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Nikon D3100 Digital SLR
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Associated Products

Selected extras will also be added to cart; see below for a running total.
PLEASE NOTE that some of the products listed, e.g. spare batteries, chargers, etc, may already be included with your purchase.

Nikon EN-EL14a Rechargeable Battery
Nikon EN-EL14a Rechargeable Battery
Nikon MH-24 Battery Charger
Nikon MH-24 Battery Charger
Nikon Speedlight SB-700 Camera Flash
Nikon Speedlight SB-700 Camera Flash
Nikon DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
Nikon DK-20 Rubber Eyecup
Nikon DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
Nikon DK-5 Eyepiece Cap
Nikon USB Cables (UC-E4)
Nikon USB Cables (UC-E4)

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Product Summary

The Nikon D3100 is the replacement model for the D3000. New improvements include 14.2mp CMOS image sensor, FULL HD movie recording and Live View Shooting Mode. In addition the Nikon D3100's camera menu has been redesigned to ensure ease of use reagrdless of your skill level.

Key Features:

  • DX Format - 14.2 megapixel CMOS Sensor
  • Expeed 2 Image Processor
  • Refinded Guide Mode
  • Live View Shooting Mode with Auto Focus Mode
  • new exposure compensation algorithm

What Nikon Says About The D3100:

The Nikon D3100 features D-Movie for Full HD Movie recording with the use of the AF System. The camera continually stays focused on the subject you are shooting without the need to press down the shutter half way every time you want to focus. Also featuring in camera movie editing functions to allow you to edit your movie without the need for a computer.

The D3100 guide mode has been redesigned to allow the user to navigate through the camera's menu easily and quickly. No matter what your level of skill is the D3100 will be a breeze to use.

New features also include Built in scene auto selector (live view mode only) - which enables the user to set the camera to automatically determine the scene/setting and select the appropriate shooting mode from portrait, landscape, close up or night. This function will not work in manual focus mode.

Live view mode has been added to the array of features the D3100 has. Live view function can be achieved at the touch of a button.

Nikon D3100 Other Functions

  • Equipped with a face detection function capable of detecting up to 35 human faces (D3000: up to 5 faces)
  • Operation has been improved with the addition of an independent movie-record button and release-mode selector. In addition, the rubber grip provides a better fit.
  • Equipped with a Consumer Electronics Control (CEC) bus that enables remote control playback of images and movies recorded with the camera when the camera is connected to a high-definition TV
  • Equipped with a new exposure compensation algorithm for greater flexibility and performance with NEF (RAW) processing
  • The new ViewNX 2 software is bundled with the D3100

Optional Lens Kits:

Whats Included:

  • Nikon D3100 Digital SLR
  • Rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL14
  • Quick charger MH-24
  • Rubber Eyecup DK-20
  • Camera strap AN-DC3
  • Body cap BF-1B
  • Eyepiece cap DK-5
  • Accessory shoe cover BS-1
  • View NX 2 CD
  • Please Note: UC-E4 USB Cable NOT included

WARRANTY: 1 Year Australian Warranty*
*Extended Warranties Available


Tech Specs

Type of Camera
Single-lens reflex digital camera
Effective Pixels
14.2 million
Image Sensor
Nikon DX format (23.1 x 15.4 mm) CMOS sensor
Image Size (Pixels)
4,608 x 3,072 [L], 3,456 x 2,3404 [M], 2,304 x 1,536 [S]
ISO 100 to 3200 in steps of 1 EV, plus HI-1 (ISO 6400) and HI-2 (ISO 12800)
File Format
NEF (12 bit compressed RAW); JPEG (Baseline-compliant); MOV movie (H.264/MPEG-4 compression format with monaural sound)
Storage Media
SD memory card (SDHC and SDXC compliant)
Shooting Modes
1) Single frame shooting mode, 2) Continuous shooting mode: approx. 3fps, 3) Self-timer mode, 4) Quiet Shutter Release
White Balance
Auto (TTL white-balance with 420-pixel RGB sensor), Incandescent, Fluorescent, Direct sunlight, Flash, Cloudy, Shade, White balance preset
LCD Monitor
3.0", 230,000-dot, low-temperature polysilicon TFT LCD
Playback Function
1) Full-frame, 2) Movie Playback, 3) Thumbnail (4/9/72, calendar) playback, 4) playback zoom, 5) Faces detected during zoom, 6)Slide show 7) RGB histogram display, 8) Highlights, 9) Auto image rotation, 10) Image comment
Delete Function
Single image, Selected images, images taken on a selected date, All images (except protected images)
USB 2.0 (High-speed), Video output, HDMI output (Type C mini-pin connector)
Picture Angle (in 35mm [135] format equivalent)
Approx. 1.5x lens focal length
Eye-level penta-Dach mirror type; built-in diopter adjustment (-1.7 to +0.5m-1)
Focusing Screen
Type B BriteView Clear Matte Mark VII screen
Viewfinder Frame Coverage/Magnification (with 50mm lens at infinity; -1.0 m-1)
Approx. 95%/ Approx. 0.8x
TTL phase detection by Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus module with AF-assist (range approx. 0.5-3m); 11 focus point; Detection range: -1 to +19 EV (ISO 100 at 20°C/68°F)
Focus Modes
1) Autofocus (AF): Single-servo AF (AF-S); Continuous servo AF (AF-C); Auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A), predictive focus tracking activated automatically according to subject status 2) Manual focus (MF) can be selected
Exposure Metering System
1) 3D color matrix metering U (type G and D lenses), color matrix metering II (other CPU lenses), 2) Center-weighted (weight given to 8-mm circle in center of frame), 3) Spot metering (meters 3.5-mm circle centered on selected focus point)
Exposure Metering Range (at normal temperature [68°F/20°C], ISO 100 equivalent, f/1.4 lens)
1) 0 to 20 EV (3D-Color Matrix or Center-weighted metering), 2) 2 to 20 EV (Spot metering)
Exposure Control
1) Digital Vari-Program (Auto, Auto [Flash Off], Portrait, Landscape, Child, Sports, Close Up, Night Portrait), 2) Programmed Auto [P], 3) Shutter-Priority Auto [S], 4) Aperture Priority Auto [A], 5) Manual [M], 6) Guide mode
Auto Exposure Bracketing
Electronically controlled vertical-travel focal plane shutter, 30 to 1/4000sec in steps of 1/3 EV plus bulb
Sync Contact
X-contact only; flash synchronization at up to 1/200 sec
Flash Control
1) TTL: i-TTL balanced fill-flash and standard i-TTL flash for digital SLR using 420-pixel RGB sensor are available with built-in flash and SB-900, SB-800, SB-600, or SB-400, 2) Auto aperture: Available with SB-900 or SB-800 and CPU lens, 3) Non-TTL auto: Supported flash units include SB-900, SB-800, SB-28, SB-27, and SB-22S, 4) Distance-priority manual: Available with SB-900 and SB-800
Flash Sync Modes
1) Front-curtain sync, 2) Red-eye reduction, 3) Slow sync with red-eye reduction, 4) Slow sync, 5) rear-curtain sync
Electronically controlled timer with duration of 2 or 10s.
Remote Control
Via Remote Cord MC-DC2 (optional)
via GP-1 GPS Unit (optional)
Supported Languages
Total of 20 languages:Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Power Requirements
Rechargeable EN-EL14 Li-ion battery, EH-5a AC adapter (available separately; requires optional EP-5A power connector )
Battery Life (on a fully charged battery)
Approx. 550 shots
Tripod Socket
1/4 in. (ISO1222)
Approx. 124 x 96 x 74.5 mm
Weight (without battery, memory card or body cap)
Approx. 455g
Supplied Accessories (may differ by country or area)
Rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL14, Quick charger MH-24, Rubber Eyecup DK-20, Camera strap AN-DC3, Body cap BF-1B, Eyepiece cap DK-5, Accessory shoe cover BS-1, View NX 2 CD, 2 Ferrite core
Other Features
Expeed 2 Image Processing Engine, Graphical User Interface, Guide Mode, D-Movie (Full HD recording), Full-time servo AF (AF-F) movie recording

    Specification Notes
    *1: Check that any card readers or other devices with which the card will be used support 2 GB cards.
    *2: Check that any card readers or other devices with which the card will be used are SDHC-compliant.
    *3: Check that any card readers or other devices with which the card will be used are SDXC-compliant.


    * Please check with the SD card manufacturer regarding features, specifications, warranty, and other items. Nikon cannot assure compatibility with SD cards not listed above.
    * Limited to cards tested at the time of July 2010. Additional cards may be fully compatible. Contact Nikon Customer Support for additional information.




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Related News

Nikon D3100 in stock now
18/10/2011 1:15:00 AM by paul
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Nikon D3100 pricing now available
7/09/2010 12:43:00 PM by paul

We've just received pricing from Nikon on the D3100:

  •  Body only - $829
  • Single VR lens kit (w/ 18-55mm VR lens) - $929
  • Twin VR lens kit (w/ 18-55mm + 55-200mm VR lenses) - $1129
  • *NEW* Twin VR 'extended' lens kit (w/ 18-55mm + 55-300mm VR lenses) - $1249

Stock is being advertised as being available 'soon', but, realistically, we think this will arrive first week of October. Order your Nikon D3100 now!

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