Tuesday 15 September 2009

Shuld BUy not BUy

Nikon D3000 With 18-55mm VR lens

Front View OF body

Rear View OF Body

VR lens 18mm-55mm
Promotion Price : RM1990
Retail Price : RM2280
Package : D3000 Body + VR 18mm-55mm Lens + Tripod + 4GB SD + Bag

Main Features

  • New Guide mode provides in-camera assistance for making camera settings and utilizing professional techniques
  • Large 3.0-in., approx. 230k-dot LCD with brightness adjustment
  • Nikon DX-format CCD image sensor, 10.2 effective megapixels
  • Integrated Dust Reduction System
  • Nikon’s exclusive EXPEED image processing system
  • Six scene modes that automatically adjust exposure, image processing, and other settings for superior image quality
  • Scene Recognition System, utilizing 420-pixel RGB sensor, improves autofocus, auto exposure and auto white balance performance
  • Active D-Lighting for smooth tone reproduction in high-contrast environments
  • Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus sensor module featuring 11 AF points provides fast and precise autofocus coverage across the frame
  • Picture Control System includes Portrait and Landscape options for more vibrant customized colors
  • Extensive palette of in-camera Retouch Menus including a new Miniature effect that modifies images to look like pictures of miniature models
  • Wide sensitivity range of ISO 100 to 1600; a Hi 1 setting increases sensitivity to ISO 3200
  • Viewfinder with approx. 95% frame coverage and an easy-to-view 18 mm eyepoint (at -1.0 m-1)
  • Up to 3 fps continuous shooting
  • Built-in pop-up flash with Nikon's original i-TTL flash control
  • Highly efficient energy-saving design that allows approx. 550 images on a single charge of the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a (CIPA standard, with AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR and flash fired at full power once every other shot.)
  • Included Nikon ViewNX software makes browsing and organizing your images easy
  • Optional photo-editing software Capture NX 2 allows quick and easy photo editing
  • Lightweight, compact body with softly rounded form

Effective pixels

10.2 million

Image sensor

CCD sensor, 23.6 x 15.8 mm; total pixels: 10.75 million; Nikon DX-format

Image size (pixels)

3,872 x 2,592 [L]; 2,896 x 1,944 [M]; 1,936 x 1,296 [S]


ISO 100 to 1600 in steps of 1 EV. Can also be set to approx. 1 EV above ISO 1600 (ISO 3200 equivalent), ISO sensitivity auto control available

Storage media

SD memory cards, SDHC compliant


3.0-in., approx. 230k-dot TFT LCD, and brightness adjustment

Exposure metering

3D Color Matrix Metering II, Center-weighted, and Spot Metering

Exposure modes

Auto modes (auto, auto [flash off]), scene modes (Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close up, Night portrait), programmed auto with flexible program (P), shutter-priority auto (S), aperture-priority auto (A), manual (M)


Hi-Speed USB

Power source

One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL9a

Dimensions (W x H x D)

Approx. 126 x 97 x 65 mm (5.0 x 3.8 x 2.6 in.)


Approx. 485 g (1 lb. 1 oz.) without battery, memory card, or body cap

Lens Compatibility

Compatible CPU lenses
Autofocus is available with AF-S and AF-I CPU lenses only; autofocus is not supported with other autofocus (AF) lenses. IX NIKKOR lenses can not be used. The features available with compatible CPU lenses are listed below:
Focus Mode Metering
AF MF (with electronic rangefinder) MF Auto and scene modes; P, S, A M
3D Color
Other type G or D AF NIKKOR1 2
PC-E NIKKOR series 3 3 3 3 2, 3
PC Micro 85mm f/2.8D4 3 2, 3
AF-S/AF-I teleconverter5 6 6 2
Other AF NIKKOR (except lenses for F3AF) 7 2

: Compatible
— : Not compatible
  1. Use AF-S or AF-I lenses to get the most from your camera. Vibration Reduction (VR) supported with VR lenses.
  2. Spot metering meters selected focus point.
  3. Can not be used with shifting or tilting.
  4. The camera’s exposure metering and flash control systems may not function as expected when the lens is shifted and/or tilted or an aperture other than the maximum aperture is used.
  5. AF-S or AF-I lens required.
  6. With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  7. When AF 80–200mm f/2.8, AF 35–70mm f/2.8, AF 28–85mm f/3.5–4.5 (New), or AF 28–85mm f/3.5–4.5 lenses are zoomed all the way in at the minimum focus distance, the in-focus indicator may be displayed when the image on the matte screen in the viewfinder is not in focus. Focus manually until image in viewfinder is in focus.
  8. With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.

Compatible Non-CPU lenses
Non-CPU lenses may only be used when the camera is in mode M. Selecting another mode disables the shutter release. Aperture must be adjusted manually via the lens aperture ring and the camera metering system, i-TTL flash control, and other features requiring a CPU lens can not be used.
Focus Mode Metering
AF MF (with electronic rangefinder) MF Auto and scene modes; P, S, A M

AI-, AI-modified NIKKOR or Nikon Series E lenses 1 2
Medical NIKKOR 120mm f/4 2, 3
Reflex NIKKOR 2
AI-type Teleconverter 5 2
Bellows Focusing Attachment PB-66 1 2
Auto extension rings (PK-series 11A, 12, or 13; PN-11) 1 2

: Compatible
— : Not compatible
  1. With maximum aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  2. Exposure indicator can not be used.
  3. Can be used at shutter speeds slower than flash sync speed by one step or more.
  4. Can not be used with shifting or tilting.
  5. With maximum effective aperture of f/5.6 or faster.
  6. Attach in vertical orientation (can be used in horizontal orientation once attached).
searching for year,d latest D-SLR D3000 finally release last August. Price War reduce till RM1990 with full set Starter Kit. should i grab it now or not?or grab it when Camera Fair?Cash where from?borrow?saving?shuld b better as present.

all kind question come out in mind,should i make decision right now?i very interested on it and attracted by d promotion. d spec of this model suit me as a beginner(may be for low budget user) .it really worth as my friend told me. but no choice many question come to me when me make an purchase decision. delay n delay. postpone n postpone

remark : headache! i like it much


  1. depends...

    u hapi.. then go for it..
    need it.. then go for it..
    money cun cun ada.. then go for it..
    d size ok.. then go for it..

    overall ok.. then go for it..

    if one of them not ok.. do majority voting.. if lose, loss it.. if won, get it.. hahaz..

  2. nw bo lui,so cant get it
    i nid it,coz bo lui cant get it
    d size ok,but of coz bo lui cant get it oso...keke