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DSLR – Nikon D850

DSLR and Video Camera


Brand: Nikon

Model: D850

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Manufacture URLhttps://www.nikon.com.au/en_AU

Manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below

Access & Usage

Pick-Up Location: Q BuildingQ105 – Tech Office

Induction(s) Required:

L0 General Induction

L2 Q Production Studios Induction

The manual is available to download by clicking “Article Attachments” below, please note, the most up-to-date information will be found on the manufacturer’s website. Please note this manual is for educational purposes only.

Kit Contents

  • Nikon D850
  • Kit Lens
  • Battery
  • Battery Charger
  • Bag

Technical Specifications

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Total Pixels

Sensor Size
35.9 x 23.9mm

Pixel Dimensions
8256 x 5504

Pixel Size

Diffraction-Limited Aperture

Sensor Stabilization

Lens Mount
Nikon F


Image Processor

Nikon Advanced Multi-CAM 20K autofocus sensor module with TTL phase detection and fine-tuning

153 focus points (including 99 cross-type sensors and 15 sensors that support f/8), of which 55 (35 cross-type sensors and 9 f/8 sensors) are available for selection

Working Range
EV-4 to EV 20 (ISO 100, 68°F/20°C)

Continuous-servo (AF-C), Face-Priority AF, Full-time Servo (AF-F), Manual (M) with electronic rangefinder, Normal area AF, Predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status, Single-servo AF (AF-S), Wide area available in Live View and D-Movie only

Point Selection
9, 25, 72, or 153 point Dynamic-area AF
Auto-area AF
Single-point AF
Group-area AF


Exposure Control
Metering Modes
Center-weighted: Weight of 75% given to 12 mm circle in center of frame. Diameter of circle can be changed to 8, 15, or 20 mm, or weighting can be based on average of entire frame (non-CPU lenses use 12-mm circle)
Matrix: 3D Color Matrix Metering III (type G, E, and D lenses); Color Matrix Metering III (other CPU lenses); Color Matrix Metering available with non-CPU lenses if user provides lens data
Spot: Meters 4 mm circle (about 1.5% of frame) centered on selected focus point (on center focus point when non-CPU lens is used)
Highlight-weighted: Available with type G, E, and D lenses

Metering Range
-3 – 20 EV (Matrix or center-weighted metering)
2 – 20 EV (spot metering)
0 – 20 EV (Highlight-weighted metering)
@ ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F

Exposure Comp
±5 EV in increments of 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV

2 to 9 frames in steps of 1/3, 1/2, 2/3, 1, 2 or 3 EV

ISO Sensitivity
ISO 64 – 25,600
Can also be set to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, or 1 EV (ISO 32 equivalent) below ISO 64 or to approx. 0.3, 0.5, 0.7, 1, or 2 EV (ISO 102,400 equivalent) above ISO 25,600; auto ISO sensitivity control available

Shutter Speed
30 sec. to 1/8000 in steps of 1/3, 1/2, or 1 EV, Bulb, Time, X250

WB Settings
Auto (3 types) , Choose color temperature (2500K–10000K), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Fine-tuning, Flash, Fluorescent (7 types), Incandescent, Natural Light Auto, Preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored, spot white balance measurement available during live view), Shade

Custom WB
Yes, 6 settings can be registered

Eye-level Pentaprism Single-Lens Reflex Viewfinder

Approx. 100%

Approx. 0.75x

Approx. 17mm

Roll indicator
AF Area Brackets
Framing Grid
Focus Points
Pitch Indicator
Flicker Detection
Focus Indicator
AE Lock
Shutter Speed Lock
Shutter Speed
AF Mode
Aperture Lock
Aperture (f-number and number of stops)

DOF Preview
Yes (via Pv button)

Eyepiece Shutter
Built in

3.2″ (8cm), approx. 2359k-dot (XGA) tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD

Brightness Adj
Adjustable to one of five levels

Display Options
(1) Quick Control Screen
(2) Camera settings
(3) Electronic Level

Built-in GN
N/A (ISO 100, meters)

Built-in Coverage

Built-in Recycle Time

Front-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off


Exposure Compensation
– 3.0 EV – +1 EV (switchable between 1/3 and 1/2 EV steps)

Hot Shoe/PC Terminal
Yes / Yes

External Flash Comp
Nikon Speedlight

External Flash Control
Via camera setting/ flash setting menu

Shooting Modes
Aperture-Priority (A), Manual (M), Programmed auto with flexible program (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (S)

Picture Styles
Auto, Flat, Landscape, Monochrome, Neutral, Portrait, Standard, Vivid

Image Processing
Distortion Control
Filter Effects
Image Overlay
NEF (RAW) Processing
Perspective Control
Red-Eye Correction
Side-by-Side Comparison
Trim Movie

Drive Modes
Continuous low-speed [CL] mode, Continuous high-speed [CH] mode, Mirror-up [Mup] mode, Quiet Shutter Release, Quiet Continuous Release, Self-timer Mode, Single-frame [S] mode

Continuous Shooting
Max approx. 9 frames per second with EN-EL18b Battery inserted in a MB-D18 Power Pack; up to 7 frames per second with alternate power source

Live View
60 fps

Contrast-detect AF anywhere in frame (camera selects focus point automatically when face-priority AF or subject-tracking AF is selected), Face-priority AF, Wide-area AF, Normal-area AF, Pinpoint AF, Subject-tracking AF

TTL exposure metering using main image sensor

File Information
Still ImageType
Compliant with DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0
EXIF 2.31 (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras)

Image Size
FX-format: (L) 8,256 x 5,504, (M) 6,192 x 4,128, (S) 4,128 x 2,752
1:2 format: (L) 6,880 x 4,584, (M) 5,152 x 3,432, (S) 3,440 x 2,288
5:4 format: (L) 6,880 x 5,504, (M) 5,152 x 4,120, (S) 3,440 x 2,752
1:1 format: (L) 5,504 x 5,504, (M)4,128 x 4,128, (S)2,752 x 2,752
DX-format: (L) 5,408 x 3,600, (M) 4,048 x 2,696, (S) 2,704 x 1,800
FX-format photographs taken during movie recording: (L) 8,256 x 4,640, (M) 6,192 x 3,480, (S) 4,128 x 2,320
DX-format photographs taken during movie recording:
(L) 5,408 x 3,040, (M) 4,048 x 2,272, (S) 2,704 x 1,520

Movie Type
MOV/MP4, H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding, Linear PCM AAC Stereo Audio

Movie Size
4K UHD 3,840 x 2,160 – 30/25/24 fps
Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 – 60/50/30/25/24 fps
HD 1,280 x 720 – 60/50 fps
Slow-motion: Full HD 1,920 x 1,080 30p/25p/24p
Actual frame rates for 60p, 50p, 30p, 25p, and 24p are 59.94, 50, 29.97, 25, and 23.976 fps respectively
Quality selection available at all sizes except 3,840 x 2,160 (when quality is fixed at high) and 1,920 x 1,080 slow-motion (when quality is fixed at normal)

Movie Length
29 minutes 59 seconds
Each movie will be recorded across up to 8 files of up to 4 GB each.

Other Information
Wireless Features
Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

via optional GP-1/GP-1A

Custom Functions
55 Custom Settings

LCD Panel / Illumination
Yes / Yes

Water & Dust Resistance

Sound Memo

Computer Interface
SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.0 Micro-B connector)

Other Interface
Audio input: Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
HDMI output: Type C mini-pin HDMI connector
Headphone Connector
Ten-pin remote terminal: Can be used to connect optional MC-30A/ MC-36A remote cords, ML-3 modulite remote control sets, WR-R10 (requires WR-A10 adapter) or WR-1 wireless remote controllers, or GP-1/ GP-1A GPS units

Memory Type
XQD, Secure Digital (SDHC/SDXC UHS-II compliant)

Batteries & Power
EN-EL15a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery

Battery Life
Approx. 1,840 shots

Power Supply Battery Chargers

Physical Specs
Body Materials
Magnesium alloy and carbon fiber

Shutter Durability Rating

Operating Environment
0–40 °C (32–104 °F), less than 85% humidity

Dimensions Inches
5.7 x 4.9 x 3.1″ (146.0 x 124.0 x 78.5mm)

CIPA Weight
32.3 oz (915g)

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