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Nikon Announces New DSLR - DH2s Professional Digital SLR
by Ben Stafford -  2/16/2005

The new Nikon DH2s DSLR incorporates several new enhancements and features geared toward photojournalists and sports/action photographers. The DH2s is going to be available in March for $3499.95.

Nikon DH2s Professional Digital SLR

Overview

4.1 Effective Megapixel: 4.1 Effective Megapixel Nikon original JFET imaging sensor LBCAST for high-resolution images (2,464 X 1,632 pixels). New ASIC reduces noise and greatly improves image quality. 
  
Increased Buffer Capacity: For continuous shooting allows 40 RAW (NEF) shots and up to 50 JPEG images for demanding action photographers. 
  
Advanced 3D-Color Matrix Metering II: Offers more refined exposure evaluation algorithms and a larger database for difficult-to-meter scenes.  
  
Improved Wireless Capabilities: With added support for Nikon WT-2A Wireless Transmitter offering improved transfer speeds up to 54mbs using 802.11g technology and easier connection settings with FTP + PTP/IP for wireless camera control using latest Nikon Capture 4.2 software. 
  
GPS Support: Offers connection with GPS devices that comply with the NMEA 0183 interface standard to record latitude, longitude, altitude and UTC data 
  
Multi-CAM 2000 AF Sensor Module : 11 Sensors, 9 that are cross-type, effectively cover the majority of the image area and provied razor-sharp focus. Limitless possibilities. See the action. Keep it all in focus. Refined AF system includes revisions to lens drive algorithms to improve focus precision subject acquisition and subject tracking. 
  
Improved AWB (Automatic White Balance): Precision and consistency offers better results when shooting under lighting lower color temperatures and improved consistency when shooting with Speedlights. 
  
Supports the sYCC color space: Offers wider color gamut when printing JPEG to sYCC compatible printers. 
  
Nikon Creative Lighting System: When used with the Nikon SB-800 and SB-600 Speedlights, the D2Hs maximizes the potential of the Nikon Creative Lighting System with high precision flash performance including i-TTL flash control and support for Nikon's Advanced Wireless Lighting, FP High-Speed Sync, Modeling flash and more!  
  
Other Improvements: Faster memory increases speed of image writing to CF card. Improved battery life for even better performance.  
  
In the Box -- Supplied Accessories: Li-ion Battery EN-EL4, Quick Charger MH-21, Body Cap, Camera Strap AN-D2Hs, AV Cable EG-D2, USB Cable UC-E4, LCD Monitor Cover BM-3, Nikon View Software CD-ROM.

Nikon D2Hs DSLR Specs