Nikon D600 What You Need to Know for Best Performance
The D600’s original MSRP was Body: $2099/ £1955.99 With 24-85mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR: $2699/£2443.99
Used D600 cameras fall into a price range of $350 to $500. The difference will be due to condition and accessories included.
The Nikon D600 uses a Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger.
The battery can not be charged via USB. This means a battery charger will be necessary. There are third party battery chargers available.
The Nikon D600 is compatible with Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards.
The D600 is compatible with Nikon F mount lenses. This opens up a wide range of lens possibilities. A full range of lenses exists including circular fisheye, ultra wide angle, perspective control, macro, telephoto, mirror, bellows, and all kinds of zooms.
There is a list of the best Nikon D600 lenses that covers lenses for all different types of photography.
- Active D-Lighting
- 5.5 fps continuous shooting
- Auto Active D-Lighting System
- Custom Setting Options
- Red eye correction
The D600 has an Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm) sized sensor. This is paired with the Expeed 3 image processor.
The Nikon D600 can record video at 1920 x 1080 (30, 25, 24 fps), 1280 x 720 (60, 50, 30, 25 fps) in MPEG-4, H.264. The fixed screen on the D600 can make shooting video difficult.
The lack of a fully articulated LCD screen is a big drawback for video use.
There is no port for a external microphone.
The D600 does not have built in wireless. The Wu-1b mobile adapter is needed to for a wifi connection.
The D600 does not have built-in GPS.
The GP-1 is needed to enable GPS capability. This will store location data in the exif data of photos.
|MSRP||Body: $2099/ £1955.99 With 24-85mm F3.5-5.6G ED VR: $2699/£2443.99|
|Body type||Mid-size DSLR|
|Max resolution||6016 x 4016|
|Other resolutions||4512 x 3008, 3936 x 2624, 3008 x 2008, 3008 x 1688, 2944 x 1968|
|Image ratio w:h||3:2|
|Effective pixels||24.3 megapixels|
|Sensor photo detectors||25 megapixels|
|Sensor size||Full frame (35.9 x 24 mm)|
|ISO||100 - 6400 in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps (50 - 25600 with boost)|
|Boosted ISO (minimum)||50.0|
|Boosted ISO (maximum)||25600.0|
|White balance presets||12.0|
|Custom white balance||Yes (4)|
|Image stabilization notes||None|
|JPEG quality levels||Fine, Normal, Basic|
|Autofocus||['Contrast Detect (sensor)', 'Phase Detect', 'Multi-area', 'Center', 'Selective single-point', 'Tracking', 'Single', 'Continuous', 'Face Detection', 'Live View']|
|Number of focus points||39.0|
|Lens mount||Nikon F|
|Focal length multiplier||1×|
|Screen type||TFT LCD monitor|
|Viewfinder type||Optical (pentaprism)|
|Minimum shutter speed||30 sec|
|Maximum shutter speed||1/4000 sec|
|Manual exposure mode||Yes|
|Subject / scene modes||Yes|
|Built-in flash||Yes (Pop-up)|
|Flash range||12.00 m (at ISO 100)|
|External flash||Yes (Hot-shoe, Wireless)|
|Flash modes||Auto, On, Off, Red-eye, Slow sync, Rear curtain|
|Continuous drive||5.5 fps|
|Metering modes||['Multi', 'Center-weighted', 'Average', 'Spot']|
|Exposure compensation||±5 (at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV steps)|
|AE Bracketing||(2, 3 frames at 1/3 EV, 1/2 EV, 2/3 EV, 1 EV, 2 EV steps)|
|WB Bracketing||Yes (2 or 3 frames in steps of 1, 2 or 3 mired)|
|Storage types||Dual SD/SDHC/SDXC|
|USB||USB 2.0 (480 Mbit/sec)|
|HDMI||Yes (Mini Type C)|
|Wireless notes||Wu-1b mobile adapter|
|Remote control||Yes (Optional, wired or wireless )|
|Environmentally sealed||Yes (Water and dust resistant)|
|Battery description||Lithium-Ion EN-EL15 rechargeable battery & charger|
|Battery Life (CIPA)||900.0|
|Weight (inc. batteries)||850 g (1.87 lb / 29.98 oz)|
|Dimensions||141 x 113 x 82 mm (5.55 x 4.45 x 3.23″)|