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Nikon D200 10.2MP Digital SLR Camera (Body Only)

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D200 Body Only
  • 10.2-megapixel SLR captures enough detail for photo-quality enlargements or creative cropping
  • Body only; lens must be purchased separately
  • 2.5-inch LCD display; power-up time of approximately 0.15 seconds
  • Five frame-per-second continuous shooting with a time lag of approximately 50 milliseconds
  • Stores images on CF cards or Microdrive; powered by EN-EL3a or EN-EL3 rechargeable lithium-ion battery (includes EN-EL3a battery and charger)
  • Stores images on CF cards or Microdrive; powered by EN-EL3a or EN-EL3 rechargeable lithium-ion battery (includes EN-EL3a battery and charger)
  • Five frame-per-second continuous shooting with a time lag of approximately 50 milliseconds
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Technical Details

Style: D200 Body Only
  • Brand Name: Nikon
  • Model: 25235
  • Optical Sensor Resolution: 10.2 MP
  • Optical Sensor Technology: CCD
  • Maximum Aperature Range: n/a
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Product Details

Style: D200 Body Only
  • Product Dimensions: 2.9 x 4.4 x 5.8 inches ; 1.8 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 5 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B000BY52NK
  • Item model number: 25235
  • Batteries 3 Lithium ion batteries required.
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (196 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,614 in Camera & Photo (See Top 100 in Camera & Photo)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: April 1, 2005

Product Description

Style: D200 Body Only

From the Manufacturer

The powerful, feature-packed D200 digital SLR camera delivers a high-precision, high-performance package and creates a new class of camera between entry-level and professional digital SLRs.

The Nikon D200 combines the solid look and feel and advanced camera operation of Nikon's D2 professional series with the approved user-friendliness and stunning image quality that are the hallmarks of all Nikon digital SLRs.

The D200 has been crafted to connect a range of newly developed Nikon technologies with advanced features inherited from the Nikon D2x, ensuring an ultimate shooting experience with exceptional and versatile imaging performance, high speed, and an instant response. The result is a blend of superb features, high-quality components, and fantastic results.

This combination makes the D200 perfect for passionate, dedicated amateur photographers, business users in fields such as the police, dentistry and museums, and professionals or semi-professionals looking for a second camera to complement their Nikon D2x or D2Hs.

The Nikon D200's chassis
A lightweight, durable, and robust magnesium-alloy chassis is the foundation for the D200.
Solid look and feel
The D200 boasts a lightweight, durable, and robust magnesium-alloy body and an advanced sealing system that protects the camera from moisture and dust, making it suitable for a range of rigorous and challenging assignments. The integrated double-bladed shutter, which incorporates a refined mirror balance system, has been tested to well in excess of 100,000 cycles.

Advanced operation
The D200's camera operation is inherited from the Nikon D2x, and boasts more than 40 well organized custom settings, so it is ideally suited to the user's needs and preferences. The large, bright viewfinder offers .94x magnification and 95% frame coverage both horizontally and vertically to guarantee exceptionally detailed viewing control.

The Nikon D200's chassis
The D200 sports an impressive 2.5-inch high-resolution LCD.
A 2.5-inch high-resolution LCD screen provides an ultra-wide 170-degree viewing angle from all directions. Images on the D200 can be magnified by up to 400% so users can check for fine detail.

The top LCD panel is the largest in the industry, containing a wealth of data such as shooting mode, battery condition, card information, gridline display, shutter speed, f-stop, and shots remaining. A new color-coded menu display facilitates easy viewing, supported by intuitive keywords to assist speedy navigation.

The newly-developed high-energy EN-EL3e rechargeable lithium-ion battery delivers enough power to the D200 to support the shooting of up to 1,800 images on a single charge, which takes no longer than 2.5 hours. Battery status can be checked through a real-time fuel-gauge system, found in the menu. An optional MB-D200 battery pack extends shooting capability, using AA-size batteries (six are needed) or two NE-EL3e's.

Ultimate shooting experience
The D200 is ideal for capturing unexpected or fleeting moments, thanks to the 0.15 second power-up, a speedy shutter lag time of just 50 milliseconds, and a shortened viewfinder blackout time of 105 milliseconds.

The D200 is also capable of ultra high-speed continuous shooting of five frames per second, capturing up to 37 pictures in JPEG or 22 in RAW format (when using a SanDisk SDCFH Ultra II or SDCFX Extreme III 1 GB CF card). A newly developed and highly flexible Multi-CAM1000 Autofocus features a pinpoint 11-area AF system inherited from Nikon D2 series as well as a 7-area wide AF to focus on larger moving objects easily.

The Nikon D200's burst mode
Continuous shooting mode captures five frames per second for
up to 37 pictures in JPEG or 22 in RAW format.
Another feature inherited from the D2x is the 3D-Colour Matrix Metering II, which delivers optimised exposure using new technology developed for the Nikon 1,005 pixel RGB exposure/Colour Matrix Metering sensor. This system evaluates seven parameters in every shot--including brightness, color, contrast, selected focus area, and camera-to-subject distance--and references this data against an on-board database of over 30,000 actual photographic scenes to instantly and accurately calculate the final value.

The Nikon D200's sensor
The Nikon DX Format CCD delivers excellent sharpness, color, and resolution.
Professional results
A fundamental feature of the D200 is a newly developed 10.2 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor that captures high level sharpness and color at 3,872 x 2,592-pixel size, delivering the right resolution to support significant image enlargements and enable greater freedom for creative cropping. The highly sensitive new sensor covers an ISO range from 100 to 1600, rising to 3200 in Hi-1.

High speed image processing is inherited from the Nikon D2x, guaranteeing fine color gradations and smooth transitions. A new Optical Low Pass Filter helps prevent moire, color fringing, and shifting to get even greater colors.

For added control, saturation and highlights of a shot can be controlled easily using the D200's RBG histograms on the LCD monitor.

In addition, new image optimization modes enable D200 users to produce results that more closely match their intended results, with the ability to optimize sharpening, tone and contrast, color, saturation, and hue in choices including Softer, Normal, More vivid, Portrait, and Black and White in camera.

Unparalleled possibilities
Like all Nikon digital SLR cameras, the D200 is compatible with Nikon's Total Imaging System, which means it can be teamed with over 50 high-quality AF Nikkor lenses, including renowned DX Nikkors as well as non-CPU lenses. It also opens up the creative possibilities that can achieved with Nikon's Creative Lighting System thanks to a built-in i-TTL Speedlight which can serve as master in Advanced Wireless Lighting systems.

The D200 incorporates an x-Sync terminal to connect to studio lighting and features GPS support to record geographical data of the shot, as well as wireless functionality for image capture and transfer.

Nikon D200 Major features

  • Newly developed 10.2 effective megapixel Nikon DX Format CCD image sensor with the power to capture exceptional sharpness and faithful color at 3,872 x 2,592-pixel size. Incorporates high-speed 4-channel data output that contributes to 5-frames-per-second continuous shooting performance and employs a newly developed Optical Low Pass Filter that helps prevent moire, color fringing, and shifting while improving resolving power.

  • Incorporates the industry-leading advanced imaging processing engine of the D2x, which allows color-independent pre-conditioning prior to A/D conversion to work in concert with advanced digital image processing algorithms to achieve fine color gradations with exceptionally smooth, consistent transitions.

  • Newly developed 11-area AF system packs the same number of focus areas available for the professional D2 series into a space-efficient system, with the photographer able to select individual focus areas from 11-area wide and 7-area wide AF for Single Area AF, Dynamic AF that delivers precise Continuous servo AF mode operation for moving subjects, Closest Subject Priority Dynamic AF, and also Group Dynamic AF. All these AF options are supported by refined lens-controlling algorithms that realize improved focus precision, better subject acquisition capability, keener subject tracking ability, and overall improved system response.

  • 3D Colour Matrix Metering II (AE)--as used in the D2x--delivers optimized exposure through the use of new technology developed for the Nikon 1,005-pixel RGB exposure/Colour Matrix Metering Sensor. Evaluating brightness, color, contrast, selected focus area, and camera-to-subject distance, this system references all such data against an expanded onboard database that has been created using data from more than 30,000 actual photographic scenes to instantly and accurately calculate the final value with high-level dependability during both automatic and manual operation. Also offers variable size center-weighted metering which concentrates 75% of sensitivity within the center-weighted circle, as well as spot metering supporting each individual sensor of both the 7 wide-area AF and 11-area AF groups.

  • New image optimization modes enable photographers to produce results more closely matching the intended results, with a range of choice comprising optimization of sharpening, tone (contrast), color, saturation, and hue, with choices from Normal, Softer, Vivid, More vivid, Portrait, Custom, and Black-and-white optimization.

  • Multiple exposure enables up to 10 separate images to be used to create a single composite to produce imaginative and even surreal results. Image overlay function creates a composite image in-camera from two selected NEF (RAW) images. The original files remain unaltered, opacity can be precisely controlled and the resultant image can be saved in either RAW, JPEG, or TIFF format.

  • Connection to a GPS (Global Positioning System) unit via an optionally available GPS Adapter Cord MC-35 enables the recording of data including latitude, longitude, elevation and UTC (Coordinated Universal Time) along with conventional shooting data for each image.

  • A large 2.5-inch LCD monitor with a 170-degree viewing angle from every direction assists accurate assessment of sharpness by enabling image preview with up to 400% magnification. It also offers RGB information as a single display or separate histograms for each color channel to enable better exposure-related decision-making.

  • A chassis crafted from magnesium alloy gives the D200 lightweight resilience, while an enhanced sealing system helps protect each and every exterior seam from potentially damaging dust and moisture.

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Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Another well made 28-85 lens for $ 85 and for less than $ 400 total I have a new "trunk" camera with a…So far, I've taken about 400 clicks and the pictures are very good. Read more ›
I looked forward to using it for weddings, and the camera paying for itself, but was sadly disappointed. Images are RARELY CLEAR, and always have some type of imperfection. I… Read more ›
My D200 has been getting the job done for nearly two years as I write this. Ergonomics, build quality, performance are all outstanding. All it lacks is better high ISO… Read more ›
The 10.2 megapixels offers excellent resolution. Beware that the size of the image files is huge. I bought a 4 gig CompactFlash drive. Read more ›
I have 10,000+++ photos from this camera and the results are amazing! Read more ›
Where this camera shines is in its layout and design. Of course the performance and picture quality are excellent. But what I love is how all of the major adjustments that… Read more ›
This is by far the easiest camera to use. Functions are easy to comphrehend and it takes SUPERB pictures. It is a bit old since new models have came out but it is still a… Read more ›
I was torn between the D80 and the D200, but after making the…The amount of control over settings, and easy use of controls is great; though there was a learning curve. P… Read more ›
The…The menus are relatively easy to access and considering how much this camera can do, this is a major plus and particularily welcome in high speed shooting. The… Read more ›
The 10mp images allow for cropping when necessary and you can still print large. The b&w mode is great. This camera beats the medium format film cameras and I have a… Read more ›
The D200 feels and sounds great, very solid; like my old F5. All the controls are well thought-out and well placed. You can change ISO, color balance, mode, exposure comp.… Read more ›
If you're a serious amateur…Its got a proper LCD display and you can control 95%+ of the functions and settings you need using only the buttons and the LCD display. I'v… Read more ›
Great Sturdy Camera. Lens was in perfect shape too. Read more ›
As you get used to it, you migrate more to the manual mode and take advantage of the unique capabilities of this camera. First, Nikon lenses are great! The pictures are… Read more ›
I bought this camera as a back-up to my D2X and so I wouldn't have to change lenses as much on a…Well let me tell you, the D200 with the 18-200mm VR lens is incredible. I… Read more ›
Despite that I am still on the learning curve of this device, I am extremelly…Nikkor lenses are very fast and accurate that obviously complements perfectly the camera. T… Read more ›
The 18-55mm lens is nice, but I prefer the 18-70mm (remember, with digitals you have to multiply the focal length by 1.5 to compare it with their film counterparts, so the… Read more ›
Simply setup (there is a menu option) for non-CPU lenses and you can still get EXIF Data to the camera. Pretty cool for old lenses made in the 70s. Read more ›
I did my research on this camera before looking where to buy it. The camera body was at a good price and came in the original box with wires and instructions. Plus, the… Read more ›
This is a great camera and a good price. However the battery included didn't even fit the camera. Read more ›
Prices on equipment of this quality are continually rising, so if you can find one for a good price and are willing to spend a little time learning how to use it's full… Read more ›
This is one professional camera at an amazing price. I use this exclusively for professional portrait and wedding photography. Read more ›
I got a super deal here too, with the 18-200mm lens. I had a friend how had it for a greater price than I did. Like all DSLR cameras, you need to learn how to use it if you… Read more ›
In the meantime they won't lend me a replacement camera (even…Before purchasing this camera I was debating between Nikon and Canon, and got the D200 at a decent price. I… Read more ›
This camera is designed for you to adjust your settings quickly and without going…Changing your auto focus type is as easy a flipping a switch on the back of the camera. Read more ›
I have looked at this sites collection of D200 pictures...they are not…Look at the yellow bird on the feeder, focus is not good, metering for the feeder shows up dark. I… Read more ›
The auto focus is incredible too. It takes a little practice to get use too, but WOW, does it ever work! Read more ›
The D200 is even quite acceptable for sports, as its autofocus is admirably fast, and its 5 fps bursts satisfactory for anything short of the D2X's 8 fps high speed crop… Read more ›
The output of the camera is amazing and…The new autofocus system is quite good, though one of my few complaints is that it sometimes seemed balky with certain subjects. I… Read more ›
Once you…Does everything I would expect of it from a professional DSLR from fast start ups, fast auto focus and ultra clear images, I am extremely please with this camera. Read more ›
About six of the pixels are "hot" meaning they show up either red or some other…It's super-easy to fix using Photoshop or some other editing program, so not a big deal. Read more ›
The settings are easy to use in the menu. I love how it feels in my small hands even with the battery grip, it's so comfortable. Read more ›
I have owned Nikon F's F3 and F4s, so I was…This camera is actually very very simple to use and one does not be afraid of having to read some extremely complicated manual. Read more ›
I love this camera. It produces consistently great shots, is intuitive to use and all the controls have a positive, solid feel to them. I had the misfortune to accidentally… Read more ›
Fortunately two friends are professional photographers with the same camera and…The camera is relatively heavy, but it's beautifully balanced and very comfortable to use. Read more ›
It is easy to see the complete viewfinder while wearing…Manual mode is simple to use and the exposure adjustment is visible through the viewfinder just like a 35mm SLR. F… Read more ›
I have an old Nikon FE2 (they'll have to pry this camera from my cold dead hands!) and the viewfinder is positively amazing. Read more ›
Yeah, there is an LCD on top and you have to take your eye away from the camera to see it, but it is repeated in the viewfinder. The viewfinder is bright and clear. The… Read more ›
The viewfinder is so awesome. I literally hated electronic viewfinders and the d50's viewfinder was so small that it hindered my framing at times. Read more ›
This, combined with another big improvement of the D200--the fabulously…The D200 viewfinder is wonderfully bright, making acquisition of difficult subjects much easier. C… Read more ›
This camera replaced my Nikon D2X and in some ways I like it…The brighter viewfinder, the CCD sensor quality seems to be better than the CMOS sensor quality of the D2X. I… Read more ›
3) Better dynamic range 4) Brighter viewfinder 5) Eliminate banding completley (currently, short banding may still exists under special situation) Read more ›
Its a snap with the D200. Also, the auto ISO feature has been great by allowing me to quickly take photos in low light without a flash. I'm glad for the option of JPEG+raw. Read more ›
You know what? The D200 is awesome at ISO 100 through ISO 400! No problem here for me. Read more ›
The D200 performed perfectly; the 18-200mm lens is the…It was especially easy to change ISO settings on the fly; the camera just feels and acts like a "real" camera. Th… Read more ›
This is a major stumble at this price point. Some users will claim good ISO, but it's not forgiving in the least. Read more ›
easy access to any commonly changed feature like wb, iso, file size and type, metering, focus point, shooting speed, ect...you will find joy again in shooting with this… Read more ›
easy access to any commonly changed feature like wb, iso, file size and type, metering, focus point, shooting speed, ect...you will find joy again in shooting with this… Read more ›
The biggest diffrence is the feel and usability of the camera. The feel is all nikon pro..build fit and finish is amazing and compared to the d70 head and shoulders above. T… Read more ›
I liked the D300 quite a bit, but picked up the D200…The picture quality is great, construction is solid (reminds me of my old 8008s SLR) and overall a semi-pro body. I… Read more ›
I've been using my D200 for well over a year now,…The quality of the images are, as you probably already have found out, very good, and the build quality very good indeed. Read more ›
I find the D200 even easier to use than the venerable D70…The camera just feels right in your hand and inspires confidence with it's handling and fantastic build quality. Read more ›
The excitement over this camera is justified! We've all heard about the excellent build quality and it is true. This is in many ways the best camera I have ever owned. Read more ›
I bought this from…Was a tough decision to spend this kind of money... but several weeks later I'm am blown away by the construction, the features and the picture quality. Read more ›
Color is accurate with excellent auto white balance. LCD is bright and gives a wonderful preview. Highly recommended unless you need the focus speed of a D2X or D2Hs. Read more ›
The 230,000 pixel LCD is superb (the D80's is the same), though the method of viewing images is a little unusual and took me a while to get used to (as it can involve 3… Read more ›
The build quality is superb and, as a result, the camera is…In use it is simply a dream - all the controls are easily attainable and the displays are clear & concise. M… Read more ›
Controls are intuitive, except maybe the AF area selector which can be confusing. The LCD screen is large, bright and clear. But the most important feature is the sensor… Read more ›
The 2.5 inch LCD is amazing and can be viewed from any angle. It has a multi-exposure option that is rediculous, and it feels like my old nikon SLR, just lighter. Read more ›
50-2000 ISO. Surprisingly light .sturdy flash shoe.crystal clear display.helpful mirror cleaning system. EXTREMELY STURDY. Read more ›
This may be an older camera with somewhat outdated features (although I don't care about…The colors are perfect and vibrant and skin tones reproduce particularly well. N… Read more ›
Was a tough decision to spend this kind of money... but several weeks later I'm am blown away by…The colors are stunning, life-like and can be tailored to fit your needs. Read more ›
- Performance: 5 frames per second make this camera pretty fast. Add in the fact that color rendition is near perfect, and auto focus and metering are spot on. This camera… Read more ›
I use it mainly to shoot sports, but landscapes and portraits are where this camera really shines! The saturation and color accuracy are amazing. This camera is quick… Read more ›
The camera performed without any problem. Image colors are very good (I used color mode 3, sharpening +2). Matrix metering are very good - but not fool proof. Read more ›
The Nikon D200 builds on the D2X with regards to versatility for digital photography, and then adds some more, offering richer colors than its previous top-of-the-line… Read more ›
The D200 is heavy, rugged (weather-sealed), and is full of buttons that are useful. No need to scour through your menu. Read more ›
Still getting used to all of the features - there are many! From what I have used so far, the buttons are well placed and logical. There are many features that you don't… Read more ›
This is in many ways the best camera I have ever owned. The interface is intuitive and really is beyond compare in my experience. Every adjustment is right there at your… Read more ›
Meaning that, I find the function modes easier to change than the D80. I like the ISO, QUAL and WB function button all together on top, very nice. Don't get me wrong, I… Read more ›
Great…Blazing fps burst speeds, sharp pictures, amazing features, quick access buttons for all the things you need quickly, amazing metering and AF performance, solid feel. Read more ›
When I received both cameras I took extensive pictures with both in the same…The ease of the Nikon was a huge plus and the easy trash button was much quicker than Canons. Read more ›

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

318 of 328 people found the following review helpful By Kevin Mackie on February 24, 2006
Style Name: D200 Body Only
No matter how you slice it, this is a great camera.

If you're considering this camera you likely to be in one of two camps: A Nikon person trying to determine whether or not to buy the N50, N70 or the D200; or you already know you want something more on the pro end of the pro-amateur spectrum and are trying to choose between a Nikon and a Canon. If you're in the latter camp then you can't go wrong with either the D200 or any of Canon's offerings. They both make excellent cameras. If you're already a Nikon person, get the Nikon; if you're already a Canon person, get the Canon.

That said, I'm a Nikon person, and after 5 years of having fun with my film-based N80 I wanted to make the leap into real digital photography. I say real, because I've had a Canon Sureshot for 4 years and it's great for snapshots, but when it comes to landscapes or dealing with any kind of lighting issues, it just doesn't measure up. Since I'm a Nikon person (all my lenses work with the new digital SLRs) I looked at the N50, N70 and D200. There are plenty of sites out there that compare these three cameras (against each other and the competition) to death, so I won't bother with all the details.

We buy cameras to take a variety of different pictures and my choice was driven by my needs, so my review is going to be colored by the kinds of pictures I tend to take. My favorite pastime is landscape photography. For this, any of the three cameras will take great pictures. The 6 mega pixels on the N50 and N70 are more than enough to take great pictures - I've got a 20x30 poster of Yosemite's Half Dome taken with a friend's N70 that is as crisp as anything I've seen.
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190 of 195 people found the following review helpful By W. Kurtz on January 10, 2006
Style Name: D200 Body Only
I just had the opportunity to use 2 nikon D200 cameras on a trip to Antarctica. All I can say is "wow"! I have been hesitant to make the move to digital due to the relatively low resolutions of the early amateur digital SLRs. The specs for the D200 caught my eye. Of particular interest were the 10.2 MP resolution, the magnesium body and the enhanced environmental sealing. In fairly adverse conditions the cameras performed flawlessly. Particularly notable were their ability to work in cold conditions, something I was concerned about at the beginning of the trip. While other people's cameras were having battery issues in the cold, the D200 kept shoothing. The camera handles very well and is easy to shoot with. There is a bit of a learning curve to understand all the custom settings and menus. The good news is that most of the controls build off of familiar Nikon concepts so they are not hard to pick up. The output of the camera is amazing and while I have not had the chance to review my shots on anything but a laptop, the early returns are very positive. The new autofocus system is quite good, though one of my few complaints is that it sometimes seemed balky with certain subjects. I am willing to write this off as perhaps my not have a full understanding of the various focusing modes, but time will tell. The monitor on the camera is really good and viewable in bright light. Being able to shoot at 5 fps was nice when trying to shoot diving humpback whales. In this case the DX size sensor comes in handy, extending effective focal length by 1.5 the 35mm equivalent. With wide angle the DX is a little more frustating and I see a new lens in my future. I am very happy with the D200. I think Nikon is feeling some heat from Canon and had to come up with an offering that upped the ante on the price performance curve. The D200 looks like they got a lot of it right.
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98 of 99 people found the following review helpful By Online Junkie on March 18, 2006
Style Name: D200 with 18-70mm Nikkor Lens
When the D200 was announced with its feature set and price, I was shocked at the low price. I was on the wait list at several places, but luckily picked up one at BHphotovideo. I've had one or two minor glitches such as the mirror/shutter locked up. A quick call to NikonUSA and tech support told me to reset the menus. I did that and I was back in action in 10 minutes. The images it produces are incredible. I upgraded from my Nikon D70 which is also an excellent camera, but I wanted several features that the D200 has. My AI/AIS manual focus Nikkor lenses can be used on the d200 and exposure metering & Aperture Priority mode are features I really wanted. This makes macro photography a snap with my AIS lenses. Other added features included Mirror Lock Up, 5fps drive, faster read/write on the CF cards, vertical grip, improved focus speed and the list of other improvements is long.

Image Quality - This is was photography is all about. The colors jump out at you as they are vibrant. The 10mp images allow for cropping when necessary and you can still print large. The b&w mode is great. This camera beats the medium format film cameras and I have a Hasselblad and a Rollieflex as well. So when I want higher quality than my d200, I have to grab my 4x5 camera...

Shooting raw NEF the files are about 16mb. But shoot compressed raw and the files are only 8-10mb and no one has been able to tell the difference in quality.

Cons: Still very hard to find as demand is so high. Need big CF cards, get 2gb or 4gb CF cards as you will not want to stop shooting this gem.

Bottom line: The D200 is a pro quality camera body for a consumer price. Wedding photographers have embraced it. There are few photographers who could outgrow it. It's got a ton of features so be sure to read the manual while you're charging up the battery. Unless you shoot high speed action sports, this should be all you need. If you need a faster motor drive, then get the D2x.
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