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Nikon 1 AW1

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Nikon 1 AW1
Nikon 1 AW1

Nikon 1 AW1

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Waterproof, shockproof, and freeze-proof, the amazingly fast Nikon 1 AW1 always delivers. Whether you’re on the ski slopes, out on a yacht, or enjoying an adventure safari, this system camera is protected from accidents and the elements. And thanks to the minimalist design, you won’t look out of place at a chic city event either.

From epic adventures to everyday action, this strong and handsome system camera doesn’t miss the moments you’ll never want to forget.

Technical Specifications

Product nameNikon 1 AW1
TypeDigital camera with support for interchangeable lenses
Lens mountNikon waterproof 1 mount
Effective angle of viewApprox. 2.7x lens focal length (35 mm format equivalent)
Effective pixels14.2 million
Image sensor13.2 mm x 8.8 mm CMOS sensor (Nikon CX format)
Storage – Image size (pixels)Still images (auto, best moment capture, and all creative modes other than Easy panorama; aspect ratio 3 : 2): 4608 x 3072, 3456 x 2304, 2304 x 1536. Still images (Normal panorama, camera panned horizontally; aspect ratio 120 : 23): 4800 x 920. Still images (Normal panorama, camera panned vertically; aspect ratio 8 : 25): 1536 x 4800. Still images (Wide panorama, camera panned horizontally; aspect ratio 240 : 23): 9600 x 920. Still images (Wide panorama, camera panned vertically; aspect ratio 4 : 25): 1536 x 9600. Still images (taken during movie recording, aspect ratio 3 : 2): 4608 x 3072 (1080/60i, 1080/30p), 1280 x 856 (720/60p, 720/30p). Still images (Motion Snapshots; aspect ratio 16 : 9): 4608 x 2592
Storage file formatsNEF (RAW): 12-bit, compressed. JPEG: JPEG-Baseline compliant with fine (approx. 1 : 4), normal (approx. 1 : 8), or basic (approx. 1 : 16) compression. NEF (RAW) + JPEG: Single photograph recorded in both NEF (RAW) and JPEG formats
Picture Control SystemStandard, Neutral, Vivid, Monochrome, Portrait, Landscape; selected Picture Control can be modified; storage for custom Picture Controls
MediaSD (Secure Digital), SDHC, and SDXC memory cards
File systemDCF (Design Rule for Camera File System) 2.0, DPOF (Digital Print Order Format), Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras) 2.3, PictBridge
Shooting modesAuto; creative, with a choice of the following options: P, S, A, M, underwater, night landscape, night portrait, backlighting, easy panorama, soft, miniature effect, and selective colour; best moment capture (slow view and Smart Photo Selector), advanced movie (HD -P, S, A, M only- and slow motion), Motion Snapshot
Shutter typeElectronic shutter
Shutter speed1/16,000-30 s in steps of 1/3 EV; Bulb. Note: Bulb ends automatically after approximately 2 minutes
Flash sync speedSynchronizes with shutter at X=1/60 s or slower
Release – ModeSingle frame, continuous. Self-timer
Frame advance rateApprox. 5, 15, 30, or 60 fps
Self-timer2 s, 5 s, 10 s
Exposure meteringTTL metering using image sensor
Metering methodMatrix. Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame. Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on selected focus area
ModeP programmed auto with flexible program; S shutter-priority auto; A aperture-priority auto; M manual; scene auto selector
Exposure compensation-3 – +3 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Exposure lockLuminosity locked at metered value when shutter-release button is pressed halfway
ISO sensitivityISO 160-6400 in steps of 1 EV; auto ISO sensitivity control (ISO 160-6400, 160-3200, 160-800) available (user controlled when P, S, A, M, or underwater is selected in creative mode)
Active D-LightingOn, off
AutofocusHybrid autofocus (phase-detection/contrast-detect AF); AF-assist illuminator
Lens servoAutofocus (AF): Single AF (AF-S); continuous AF (AF-C); auto AF-S/AF-C selection (AF-A); full-time AF (AF-F). Manual focus (MF)
AF-area modeSingle-point, single-point (center), auto-area, subject tracking
AF-area modeSingle-point AF: 135 focus areas; the center 73 areas support phase-detection AF. Auto-area AF: 41 focus areas
Focus lockFocus can be locked by pressing shutter-release button halfway (single AF)
Face-priority AFOn, off
Built-in flashManual pop-up
Guide NumberApprox. 5/16 (m/ft, ISO 100, 20 °C/68 °F; at ISO 160, Guide Number is approx. 6.3/20.7)
Controli-TTL flash control using image sensor
ModeFill flash, red-eye reduction, fill flash + slow sync, red-eye reduction + slow sync, rear curtain + slow sync, rear-curtain sync, off
Flash compensation-3 – +1 EV in increments of 1/3 EV
Flash-ready indicatorLights when built-in flash unit is fully charged
White balanceAuto, underwater, incandescent, fluorescent, direct sunlight, flash, cloudy, shade, preset manual, all except preset manual with fine tuning
Movie – meteringTTL metering using image sensor
Metering methodMatrix. Center-weighted: Meters 4.5 mm circle in center of frame. Spot: Meters 2 mm circle centered on selected focus area
Movie – frame size (pixels) and frame rateHD movies (aspect ratio 16 : 9) – 1920 x 1080/60i (59.94 fields/s1) – 1920 x 1080/30p (29.97 fps) – 1280 x 720/60p (59.94 fps) – 1280 x 720/30p (29.97 fps) – Slow-motion movies (aspect ratio 8 : 3) – 640 x 240/400 fps (plays at 30p/29.97 fps) – 320 x 120/1200 fps (plays at 30p/29.97 fps) – Motion Snapshot (aspect ratio 16 : 9) – 1920 x 1080/60p (59.94 fps) (plays at 24p/23.976 fps). 1 Sensor output is about 60 fps.
Storage file formatsMOV
Video compressionH.264/MPEG-4 Advanced Video Coding
Movie – audio recording formatAAC
Movie – audio recording deviceBuilt-in stereo microphone; sensitivity adjustable
Monitor7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot, TFT LCD with brightness adjustment
PlaybackFull-frame and thumbnail (4, 9, or 72 images or calendar) playback with playback zoom, movie and panorama playback, slide show, histogram display, auto image rotation, and rating option
USBHi-Speed USB
HDMI outputType C mini-pin HDMI connector
Electronic compass16 headings (with 3-axis accelerometer attitude correction and automatic offset adjustment)
GPS – location dataReceiving frequency: 1575.4200 MHz (GPS)/1598.0625-1605.3750 MHz (GLONASS). Geodesics: WGS84
AltimeterOperating range approximately -500 – +4500 m (-1640 – +14,764 ft)
Depth gaugeOperating range approximately 0-20 m (0-65.6 ft)
Supported languagesArabic, 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 (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
BatteryOne rechargeable Li-ion EN-EL20 battery
AC adapterEH-5b AC adapter; requires EP-5C power connector (available separately)
Tripod socket1/4-in. (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 113.3 x 71.5 x 37.5 mm (4.5 x 2.9 x 1.5 in.), excluding projections
WeightApprox. 356 g (12.6 oz) with battery and memory card but without body cap or O-ring protector; approx. 313 g (11.1 oz), camera body only
Operating environment – temperature-10 °C – +40 °C (+14 °F – 104 °F) on land, 0 °C – +40 °C (+32 °F – 104 °F) in water
Operating environment – humidity85% or less (no condensation)
Shockproof performance **1Has passed in-house tests 3 to MIL-STD-810F Method 516.5: Shock standard
Waterproof performance2In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 8 (IPX8) waterproofing; can be used at depths of up to 15 m (49 ft) for up to 60 minutes
Operating depth2Maximum 15 m (49 ft)
Dustproof performance2In-house tests have demonstrated JIS/IEC Class 6 (IP6X) dust-proofing
Supplied accessoriesBF-N2000 body cap, PA-N1000 O-ring protector, WP-O2000 O-ring, EN-EL20 rechargeable Li-ion battery (with terminal cover), MH-27 battery charger, AN-N1000 strap (intended exclusively for use on land), WP-G1000 Silicon grease, UC-E19 USB cable, ViewNX 2/Short Movie Creator CD, Reference manual CD

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