Nikon D7100 Specifications

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  • Introduced: 2/20/2013
  • Replacement: D7200 February 2015, current equivalent: D7500
  • Current Firmware: C1.05 (July 2022)
  • Sensor Size: 23.6x15.6mm, DX (~1.53x crop) 
  • Sensor Pixels: 24.1mp
  • Sensor Manufacturer: Toshiba 5105
  • Sensor Technology: CMOS, Bayer, no antialias, microlens
  • Max Image Size: 6000 x 4000
  • Other Image Sizes: 4496 x 3000, 2992 x 2000; 1.3x: 4800 x 3200, 3600 x 2400, 2400 x1600 
  • Video: 1080P30/25/24, also 720P 30/25/24, and VGA 24 (stored in .MOV with H.264 compression); mono sound from built-in mic, stereo from jack
  • ADC Bit Depth: 12 or 14 bit 
  • Raw File Formats: 12 or 14 bit Lossless compressed or compressed NEF 
  • Other File Formats: JPEG
  • JPEG/TIFF Rendering: 16-bit rendering, 8-bit output
  • Auto Rotation: Yes
  • Color Spaces: sRGB, AdobeRGB 
  • Storage: SD, SDHC, or SDXC (two card slots)
  • Max Write Speed: 45MB/sec
  • Max Buffer Size: 33 JPEG Fine Large (100 @ any other JPEG setting), 7 RAW (6 with JPEG)
  • Connectivity: USB 2.0 HIGH 
  • TV Support: NTSC and PAL, HDMI
  • Lens Support: all AF, AI-P, AI and AI-S 
  • Autofocus Module: CAM3500DX (51 sensor, 15 crosshatch) 
  • Shutter Lag: 52ms (?ms blackout)
  • Autofocus Modes: Single, Dynamic (9, 21, 39, and 3D), Auto Area, Full Time (video, live view)
  • AF Assist: Yes (white lamp)
  • Metering: 2016-pixel Color matrix, center-weight, spot
  • Exposure Modes: PSAM + 18 Scene + 2 custom
  • Exposure Compensation: +/- 5 stops, 1/3 or 1/2 stop
  • Exposure Bracketing: Yes, 2 to 5 frames (plus ADL, WB bracketing)
  • ISO: 100-6400, HI1, HI2, AUTO 
  • White Balance: Auto, bracketed, custom, 6 predefined with fine tuning, direct Kelvin
  • Image Settings: Picture Controls, Sharpening, Contrast, Saturation, Brightness, Hue
  • Color LCD: 3.2" TFT, 1.3m dots, 170 degree
  • Image Review: Histogram (RGB), Highlights
  • Continuous Shooting Speed: 6 fps, 7 fps in 1.3x crop 
  • Shutter Speeds: 30s to 1/8000, bulb, 150k rated
  • Mirror Lockup: Mirror Delay, M-UP
  • Viewfinder: Pentaprism, 100%, 0.95x magnification, 19.5mm eyepoint, -3 to +1 diopters, opt gridlines 
  • Optional Viewfinder Accessories: DR-6 right angle, -5 to +3 diopter corrections, DK-21M magnifier 
  • Optional Focus Screens: ?
  • Menus: Playback, Shooting, Custom Settings, Setup, Retouch, MyMenu 
  • Flash Sync Speed: 1/250, 1/320 with reduced power internal flash, TTL FP support for external flash
  • Flash Type: supports I-TTL, M, 2 Group Commander 
  • Internal Flash: Yes GN 39ft 12m (ISO 100) (slightly higher in manual mode)
  • PC Sync: No (via optional AS-15)
  • Flash Compensation: -3 to +1EV
  • Flash Options: Red Eye, Slow Sync, Rear Sync, Flash Lock, Three Group Commander Mode 
  • DOF Preview: Yes
  • Optional Remotes: ML-L3 IR (back and front), MC-D2 wired remote, WR-R10/WR-T10
  • Size: 5.3 x 4.2 x 3" (135.5 x 106.5 x 77mm)
  • Weight: 23.8 ounces (675g)
  • Battery: EN-EL15
  • Optional AC Adatper: EH-5a
  • Significant other: Self-cleaning sensor, HD video recording , Active D-Lighting, PictBridge, Optional MB-D15 battery pack, multiple exposure (2-3 images), auto distortion control, layered images, in-camera editing and trimming, in camera B&W and color filtration, in-camera D-Lighting, GPS support (GP-1), quiet shooting mode, virtual horizon, supports non-CPU lenses, AF-Fine Tune, Copyright information, FUNC button, wireless transfer option (Eye-Fi compatible, also WT-4a compatible), interval shooting, 2 custom user settings, quiet shooting mode
  • Supplied Software: ViewNX2
  • Price at introduction: US$1199 (body only), US$1499 (includes 18-105mm lens)

Thom's Full Review of the D7100

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Thom's quick takes:

  • Excellent image quality, though deep shadows may band if brought up
  • Good high ISO response
  • Small buffer restricts continuous shooting

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