Rechargeable Li-Ion Battery System
Nikon D2H uses a new rechargeable Li-ion battery, EN-EL4
cover to the D2H battery compartment can now be detached (as
seen above) from the battery itself to enable greater flexibility
when buying additional batteries. (Easier to store in a camera
capacity is higher than that of the Ni-MH battery used in the
D1 series. Moreover, charging the only partially spent EN-EL4
does not effect the memory, since it is a Li-ion type. It takes
approximately 100 minutes to charge.
new Nikon EN-EL4 battery has a very nice feature, whereby it
precisely displays the remaining charge through the D2H's menu
system. A six increment remaining charge indication can be displayed
on the display panel atop the camera. The remaining charge,
expressed in percentage, can also be displayed on the LCD monitor
on the back of the camera. The level of degradation and the
timing needed for calibration are also displayed.
battery information as displayed in the D2H LCD monitor
camera has a 10-pin connection terminal (behind a
threaded protective cap), so remote control accessories
such as the ML-3 and MC-20 can be used.
There is also a PC studio flash sync connector located
on the front of the camera. (Also behind a protective
on the right side of the camera (viewed
from front), behind a tightly sealer rubber
door, the Nikon D2H has a video output connection
on top and a connection for the optional Nikon EH-6
AC power adapter below.
The USB 2.0 transfer cable connection socket is
located under a second rubber door directly below
is possible through the menu system. The comment gets tagged
with the image Exif information, and can be viewed with Nikon
software after transferring to your computer. Up to 36 Roman
letters, numbers and symbols can be input as a comment.
The D2H also
has a built-in microphone located on the back of the camera,
to enable voice memo recording as well. There are two available
settings. With the first, recording automatically starts right
after taking the shot. With the other, the voice memo can be
added during playback. The message can be played back through
the camera's built-in speaker.
mode: Automatic or manual recording at shooting or playback
time: 60 seconds
mode: Built-in speaker or Audio/Video cable
format: Mono WAV file
Nikon Software Solutions
Versatile bundled software that simplifies and improves data
transfer, as well as browsing and editing of image files.
- User friendly
transferring of images from the camera (card reader) to a
and viewing of images stored on the hard disk; basic editing
- Slide show;
layout printing; online album registration; e-mail attachment
function; labeling function
- Easy red-eye
with the option of including the date
- HTML export
to CD-R/RW (Windows XP and Mac OS X only)
control; black and white conversion; sepia conversion
- Full complement
of batch processing functions: changing names of files or
folders, moving and copying of files, etc.
of browser and viewer windows
of file-type icons displayed with the thumbnail images
of only files with specified dates
date setting when cameras without date settings are connected
to the computer
- CMS support
for the viewer window
rotation of images taken by the D2H on its side
View 6.1 or newer is necessary for processing NEF files from
Capture 4 (optional)
A comprehensive image-editing and remote camera control package
that fully supports RAW (NEF)*, TIFF and JPEG data. In addition
to the full function set of version 3.5, Nikon
Capture 4 features the following new functions:
DEE (Digital Dynamic Exposure Extender): Back lighting or
inadequate flash sometimes results in somewhat murky images.
Digital DEE lightens the darker areas of these images for
greater definition while also bringing out definition in the
highlight sections that are close to being washed out.
- Image Dust
Off: This feature uses reference data to reduce the shadows
left by dust on the imaging sensor. A reference shot is needed,
but it only needs to be shot once either at the start or end
of shooting as the small dust particles do not move very much.
This feature works only with RAW (NEF) files.
- DX Fisheye
lens (AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED) ultra-wideangle
image conversion: This feature converts the rounded fisheye
images into less distorted ultra-wideangle images. Two types
of image control are available, with transformation being
performed using either the width or the height as the base.
and shadow indication: Switching from the normal screen to
one that shows only highlights or to one that shows only shadows
enables quick and easy checking of the image.
reset: Editing the images sometimes results in numerous tool
palettes spread all over the screen. One-touch operation closes
these palettes and returns the working windows to their original
state, for easier checking of the images.
taken with the D2H are supported by Nikon Capture 4 only.
SB-800 Speedlight Creative Lighting System:
The new i-TTL system supports Advanced Wireless Lighting and
versatile functions for up to four groups of Speedlights (3
remote i-TTL Speedlight groups controlled through the master
SB-800). The new Speedlight SB-800 with i-TTL flash control
features Flash Value Lock (FV Lock), AUTO FP High-Speed Sync,
and Flash Color Information Communication. Also new is the
Wide Area AF Assist Illuminator that is tailored to the D2H's
new 11-area AF system.
- The D2H
is also compatible with the D-TTL flash control of Nikon SB-80DX/50DX/(28DX)
Speedlights, and with hard-wired multiple flash control.
shown with new AF DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G ED Lens
- The D2H
is compatible with AF Nikkor lenses as well as the new DX
Nikkor lenses. Designed specifically for Nikon DX format digital
SLRs, the DX line extends coverage to the ultra-wideangle
range while providing high-performance optics in a lightweight,
compact design. Two new lenses now join the DX Nikkor range:
DX Zoom-Nikkor 17-55mm f/2.8G IF-ED and the
DX Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8 G ED.