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With its 24.5 effective megapixels in the Nikon Z6 Camera, the new Nikon FX-format backside illumination CMOS sensor works together with the new EXPEED 6 image-processing engine to attain a wide standard sensitivity range of ISO 100-51,200 (expandable to ISO 50-204,800 equivalent). Focal-plane phase-detection AF pixels are efficiently distributed throughout the sensor, enabling it to cover approx. 90% of the frame with 273 focus points, and smooth AF is realized in both stills and movies. Furthermore, EXPEED 6 handles data from the image sensor rapidly, allowing up to approx. 12 fps high speed continuous shooting.
The Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera is capable of full-pixel readout, utilizing a wealth of information — equivalent to 6K — to deliver sharp, beautiful full-frame 4K UHD/30p movies in FX-based movie format. Active D-Lighting, electronic vibration reduction and focus peaking are now available in 4K UHD. The camera also introduces Full HD 120p/100p filming, which allows you to create regular or slow-motion footage in post-production, according to your needs. 4:2:2 10-bit N-Log and timecode functions are also employed for professional use.
With a powerful BSI CMOS sensor built-in to the Nikon Z6 Mirrorless Camera, it offers 273 phase-detect autofocus points that covers 90% of the image area in both vertical and horizontal orientation. It also provides precise and fast focusing, capturing instantly moving subjects without any hassle, and it offers Hybrid Autofocus for smooth focus when recording.
The Nikon Z6 Camera makes use of an Autofocus algorithm that’s optimised for its FX-format sensor, allowing the Nikon Z 6 camera to automatically switch between focal-plane phase-detect AF and contrast-detect AF to fine-tune the focus.
The powerful and extremely fast subject tracking allows you to follow a specific face in crowds, whether you shooting eye-level with the electronic viewfinder or in Live View via the LCD screen with precise focus on the subject.
Another beautiful feature of the Nikon Z 6 Mirrorless Camera includes the 4K Time-Lapse recording, where you can shoot up to 9,999 full high-resolution stills via the Interval Timer (and zero shutter vibration) – which you can then combine all of them into one 4K movie with 3rd party editing software or you the option of creating a time-lapse sequences right in the camera with exposure smoothing and extended low-lighting metering range, which is perfect for recording star trails.
You can now touch to focus, pinch to zoom, fire the shutter or swipe through photos as the Nikon Z 6 mirrorless camera offers a fully touchscreen. Easily navigate through settings on screen with the large built-in LCD touchscreen.
The latest Nikon Z6 camera features a larger mount diameter being the Z-mount, being 17% larger than Nikon’s acclaimed F Mount cameras. With the improvement of the larger Z Mount, its guaranteed to enhance low-light performance with even illumination from corner to corner; and even better apertures as wide as f/0.95; faster data transfer between the camera and lens which is the perfect balance between the mount diameter, large image sensor and flange focal distance.
You’ll never have to worry of missing those important shots anymore as the Nikon Z6 can shoot up to 12 fps at full resolution in Hi+ mode (12-bit RAW or JPEG), being faster than the Z7 camera without the need for an external battery pack.
You can now transfer images directly to your smart device twice as fast than previously with the built-in Wi-Fi – up to 25 mbps. You have two options to choose between being the 5 GHz and 2.4 GHz bands for optimum transfer speeds or make use of the Always connected Bluetooth where the Nikon Z 6 can automatically connect whenever your compatible smart device is in range to send full size JPEG images or you can automatically have the camera transfer 2MB file size images while capturing them.
Connect easily to your mac or Pc over Wi-Fi to wirelessly transfer RAW, JPEG and movie files. There Nikon Z6 camera offers two modes: camera access point mode, for connecting directly to a PC, and Station (STA) mode, for connecting over a router.
Nikon Z mount
Effective angle of view
CMOS, 35.9 mm x 23.9 mm
Image Dust Off reference data (requires Capture NX-D); image sensor cleaning.
Storage file formats
NEF (RAW): 12 or 14 bit (lossless compressed, compressed, or uncompressed); large, medium, and small available (medium and small images are recorded at a bit depth of 12 bits using lossless compression).
Picture Control System
Auto, Standard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape, Flat.
1 XQD card
DCF 2.0, Exif 2.31, PictBridge
1.27-cm/0.5-in. approx. 3690k-dot (Quad VGA) OLED with color balance and auto and 11-level manual brightness controls
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Approx. 0.8× (50 mm lens at infinity, -1.0 m-1)
21 mm (-1.0 m-1; from center surface of viewfinder eyepiece lens)
-4 to +2 m-1
Automatically switches between monitor and viewfinder displays
Z mount NIKKOR lenses. F mount NIKKOR lenses with mount adapter; restrictions may apply.
Electronically-controlled vertical-travel focal-plane mechanical shutter; electronic front-curtain shutter; electronic shutter.
1/8000 to 30 s in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV, bulb, time, X200
Flash sync speed
X=1/200 s; synchronizes with shutter at 1/200 s or slower; Auto FP High-Speed sync supported
Single frame, low-speed continuous, high-speed continuous, high-speed continuous (extended), self-timer
Frame advance rate
Up to 12 fps. Low-speed continuous: 1 to 5 fps. High-speed continuous: 5.5 fps (14-bit NEF/RAW: 5 fps)(measured under Nikon-specified test conditions)
2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s; 1 to 9 exposures at intervals of 0.5, 1, 2, or 3 s
TTL exposure metering
Metering range (ISO 100, f/1.4 lens, 20 °C/68 °F)
–3 to +17 EV (ISO 100, f/2.0 lens, 20 °C/68 °F)
Exposure meter coupling
Auto; programmed auto with flexible program (P); shutter-priority auto (S); aperture-priority auto (A); manual (M); user settings (U1, U2, U3)
–5 to +5 EV in increments of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
Luminosity locked at detected value
ISO 100 to 51200 in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV.
Can be selected from Auto, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Add, average, lighten, darken
HDR (high dynamic range), photo mode flicker reduction
273 points (phase-detection, in single-point AF) / 90% coverage vertically & horizontally.
-1 to +19 EV (-4 to +19 EV with low-light AF)
273 (single-point AF)
Pinpoint, single-point, and dynamic-area AF (pinpoint and dynamic-area AF available in photo mode only); wide-area AF (S); wide-area AF (L); auto-area AF
Focus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single-servo AF) or by pressing the center of the sub-selector
5-axis image sensor shift
Lens shift (available with VR lenses)
TTL: i-TTL flash control; i-TTL balanced fill-flash is used with matrix, center-weighted, and highlight-weighted metering, standard i-TTL fill-flash with spot metering
Front-curtain sync, slow sync, rear-curtain sync, red-eye reduction, red-eye reduction with slow sync, slow rear-curtain sync, off
-3 to +1 EV in steps of 1/3 or 1/2 EV available in modes P, S, A, and M
Lights when optional flash unit is fully charged; flashes as underexposure warning after flash is fired at full output
ISO 518 hot-shoe with sync and data contacts and safety lock
Nikon Creative Lighting System
i-TTL flash control, radio-controlled Advanced Wireless Lighting, optical Advanced Wireless Lighting, modeling illumination, FV lock, Color Information Communication, Auto FP High-Speed Sync, unified flash control
Auto (3 types), natural light auto, direct sunlight, cloudy, shade, incandescent, fluorescent (7 types), flash, choose color temperature (2500 K to 10,000 K), preset manual (up to 6 values can be stored), all except choose color temperature with fine-tuning
Exposure, Flash, White balance, ADL
Movie - metering
TTL exposure metering using main image sensor
Movie - metering method
Matrix, center-weighted, or highlight-weighted
Movie - frame size (pixels) and frame rate
3840 x 2160 (4K UHD); 30p (progressive), 25p, 24p.
Movie - file format
MOV , MP4
Movie - video compression
H.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie - audio recording format
Linear PCM , AAC
Movie - audio recording device
Built-in stereo or external microphone with attenuator option; sensitivity adjustable
Movie - ISO sensitivity
Auto: Auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 100 to 51200).
Movie - Active D-Lighting
Can be selected from Same as photo settings, Extra high, High, Normal, Low, or Off
Movie - Other options
Time-lapse movies, electronic vibration reduction, time codes, movie log output (N-Log)
8 -cm ( 3.2 –in.) diagonal. Tilting TFT touch-sensitive LCD with 170° viewing angle, approximately 100% frame coverage, and color balance and 11-level manual brightness controls. Approx. 2100 k-dot.
Full-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images) playback with playback zoom, playback zoom cropping, movie playback, photo and/or movie slide shows, histogram display, highlights, photo information, location data display, picture rating, and auto image rotation.
Type C connector (SuperSpeed USB). Connection to built-in USB port is recommended.
Type C HDMI connector
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter; plug-in power supported)
Stereo mini-pin jack (3.5 mm diameter)
Can be used with MC-DC2 and other optional accessories
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) standards
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) operating frequency
2412 to 2462 MHz (channel 11) and 5180 to 5320 MHz
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) maximum output power
2.4 GHz band: 7.0 dBm. 5 GHz band: 12.1 dBm
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) security
Authentication: Open system, WPA2-PSK
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) range (line of sight)
Approximately 10 m (32 ft) without interference; range may vary with signal strength and presence or absence of obstacles
Communication protocols: Bluetooth Specification Version 4.2;
Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal and Brazil), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
One EN-EL15b rechargeable Li-ion battery; EN-EL15a/EN-EL15 can also be used, but note that fewer pictures can be taken on a single charge and that charging AC adapter can be used to charge EN-EL15b batteries only
EH-5c/EH-5b AC adapter (requires EP-5B power connector, which is available separately)
1/4–in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)
Approx. 134 x 100.5 x 67.5 mm ( 5.3 x 4 x 2.7 in.)
Approx. 675 g (1 lb. 7.9 oz.) with battery and memory card but without body cap; approx. 585 g/1 lb. 4.7 oz. (camera body only)
Operating environment - temperature
0 °C to 40 °C (+32 °F to 104 °F)
Operating environment - humidity
85% or less (no condensation)
All products excluding batteries sold by Orms are covered by a minimum of a one year local warranty, reckoned from the date of purchase, to protect you against manufacturing defects.
Canon IXUS, PowerShot compact cameras are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty
Canon DSLR and Mirrorless cameras are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Canon video cameras including Legria and X-series are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon compacts excluding the Coolpix P900 are covered by a full 1 Year Warranty.
Nikon DSLR's including the CoolPix P900 and are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Panasonic cameras and lenses are covered by a full 2 Year Warranty.
Fujifilm cameras are covered by a 2 Year Warranty.
Sigma and Tamron products are covered by a 3 Year Warranty, which only applies to when registering your Tamron/Sigma product.
Lexar and Sandisk memory cards are covered by a Limited Lifetime Warranty.
Lowepro's Limited Original Owner Warranty covers defects in materials and workmanship during the useful life of the product. The warranty does not cover damage caused by improper care.
All used gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 6 Month Warranty.
All refurbished gear sold by ORMS is supplied with a 12 Month Warranty.
Please contact our service division straight away on 021 - 469 1962 and notify them of the fault. You may also e-mail them at email@example.com
1. If a product is defective / faulty, ORMS will replace the product within a 10 day period deemed from the date of receiving the product. ORMS will also cover the shipping costs within the borders of South Africa.
2. During the warranty period, Orms will arrange collection of the faulty item, facilitate the repair and then ship the product back to the customer, bearing all risks and costs.
Orms is not obliged to repair products that fall outside of the manufacturers warranty period, or products that are damaged accidentally, however Orms in seeking to deliver the highest standard of customer service will gladly assist the customer in having the product repaired via the network of repair agents with which Orms has business dealings.
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