The Nikon D2H, designed specially for action/sports photographers and photojournalists, offers an unprecedented combination of powerful technologies that deliver amazing speed, unerring accuracy, rugged durability and streamlined work flow. With the LBCAST imaging sensor users will immediately notice the D2H far surpasses its predecessor the D1H in higher speed and sharper, highly accurate performance.
4.1 megapixel, Nikon JFET (Junction Field Effect Transistor) sensor
ISO: Selectable from 200 to 1600
AF Nikkor: including AF-S, DX, VR and D-/G-type, (All functions possible)
Manual focus Nikon AI-type lenses, produced since 1977 (All functions not possible)
Digital conversion is 1.5x the standard focal length on all lenses.
30 seconds to 1/8000th of a second
Continuous Shooting / Burst Rate
8 fps in maximum bursts of 40 shots in JPEG format or 25 shots in RAW format.
External Flash Sync
Fully compatible with Speedlight SB-800, Maximum Flash-X sync 1/250 of a second.
Limited compatibility with DX series flashes.
Auto (hybrid: ambient sensor, 1005-pixel CCD, image sensor) Presets (five), Manual (six steps with fine tuning), Color temperature in Kelvin (31 steps), White balance bracketing (2 to 9 frames, 10, 20, 30 MIRED steps).
2.5 inch, 211,000 pixel TFT color display
Compact Flash Type I or II and Microdrive compatible
Lithium-Ion (Model# EN-EL4)
AC Adapter (Model# EH-6)
USB or Card Reader
Operating System Requirements
Windows: 98, 98SE, ME, 2000, XP
Mac: OS 9.0, 9.2, 10, 10.1, 10.2
Dimensions (W x H x D)
6.2 x 5.9 x 3.4 inches
158 x 150 x 86 mm
Weight (Excluding Battery)
The D2H has a regular PC flash sync connector so it can be used with any type of studio lights or external flash units. It also has a flash hot shoe to accommodate Nikon Speedlights, and Nikon claims compatibility with its SB-80DX/50DX/28DX products. When paired with a Nikon SB-800 Speedlight, the D2H supports the features of its Creative Lighting System, including Flash Value Lock, Auto FP High-Speed Sync (allowing flash with shutter speeds up to 1/8000 second), Wide-Area AF Assist Illumination, Flash Color Information Communication (providing the camera with the color temperature of the flash for white balance adjustment), and Advanced Wireless Lighting (providing control for up to three groups of Speedlights through the Master SB-800). The D2H offers six flash sync modes: Front-Curtain Sync (normal sync), Red-Eye Reduction, Red-Eye Reduction with Slow Sync, Slow Sync, Rear-Curtain Sync, and Slow Rear-Curtain Sync.