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Expert Reviews Are Good

Based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, about.com and photographyreview.com this camera has an average expert rating of 88 out of 100. This means that digital camera experts think this digital camera is one of the better cameras that were launched in the last 12 months.

Good Quality Pictures

Some customers said in their reviews that the Nikon D2H was able to produce good images. Jason Yip gave the product a score of 5 stars and he mentioned “Printed to A4 size, they look just as good as 12MP camera images” in his Nikon D2H review. About.com scored the product very highly and mentioned “Clean image processing, almost no digital artifacts”. Ten years ago Nikonians.org wrote “Given that one of the primary markets for this new marvel is sports photography, we went in search of some fast-moving action to try it”.

Four people reckoned that the product had a good picture resolution. Machead gave this digital camera a score of 5 stars and said in their review “It has only 4.1 Megapixels”. Expert website Cnet.com scored the Nikon D2H 4 stars and said in their Nikon D2H review twelve years ago “Digital camera, 4,100,000 pixels, LCD display - TFT active matrix - 2.5 in - Color”. About.com mentioned in their review of the Nikon D2H “The D2H is capable of shooting at 8 frames per second for up to 40 JPEG, 35 TIFF or 26 uncompressed RAW images” and gave it an excellent review score.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people who purchased it mentioned that it was good quality. Six years ago Machead mentioned in their Nikon D2H review on Amazon “And if you shoot in TIFF format, you get high quality images”. Machead also mentioned “Over with exceptional quality”. Expert website Photographyreview.com rated the product 4 stars and said in their Nikon D2H review “The D2H accommodates professional photographers with a well designed, lightweight, extremely responsive pro-level Digital SLR that produces excellent results under most conditions”.

Nikon Digital Cameras Have Good Reviews

We calculated the average ratings for all Nikon digital cameras and also specifically for Nikon cameras and found that in both cases Nikon had good ratings.

Good Screen / Viewfinder

Some Nikon D2H owners agreed that this digital camera had a good screen. Jason Yip said on Amazon “The screen blackout is as good as non-existent” and scored this digital camera very highly.

Robust

A few Nikon D2H owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was well made. Jason Yip scored the product 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon “It is built like a tank [unlike the D300” in his review of this digital camera.

Good Size

One customer concluded that it was lightweight.

Nice Design

One customer who bought the Nikon D2H considered that it was well designed.

Good Battery Life

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it had a good battery life. Twelve years ago Cnet.com said on expert website CNET.com “Fast drive mode with large buffer; big 2.5-inch LCD with superfast image review; amazing battery life; solid build” in their Nikon D2H review.

Good Technical Features

One customer said in their reviews that the Nikon D2H had good features. Expert review site Steves-Digicams.com wrote thirteen years ago “The D2H boasts an extensive new feature set that is designed for extreme performance at every level” in their review of this digital camera.

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Difficult to Use

One Nikon D2H owner who bought it concluded that it was not easy to use.

A Bit Expensive

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was not good value for money. About.com mentioned “Too Pricy” in their review of this digital camera.

One Nikon D2H owner wrote in their reviews that it was not cheap. Cnet.com wrote in their review “Expensive for only 4.1 megapixels; takes some tweaking to get high-quality images; steep learning curve for new users; file-naming system can cause overwrite problems” however despite that they gave it a rating of 80 out of 100.

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Not Waterproof

Most similar spec digital cameras that have been available for the last year are not waterproof. The Nikon D2H is no exception to this as it too is not waterproof.

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Does Not Have an Image Stabiliser

The Nikon D2H does not have an image stabiliser, although keep in mind that most of the other cameras that have been around for the last year also do not have an image stabiliser.

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Does Not Support Full HD Video

The Nikon D2H does not support Full HD video, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other latest comparable spec digital cameras also do not support Full HD video.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other new cameras, the Nikon D2H is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a GPS

Like most of the other latest cameras, the Nikon D2H does not have a GPS.

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Does Not Support WiFi Connectivity

The Nikon D2H does not support WiFi connectivity. Most of the other digital cameras that came out in the last 12 months also do not support WiFi connectivity.

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Does Not Support Video Recording

The Nikon D2H does not support video recording, although it is worth noting that most of the other digital cameras that were launched around the same time as the D2H also do not support video recording.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Flash

The Nikon D2H does not have a built-in flash. Most of the other latest cameras also do not have a built-in flash.

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Expert Reviews

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30 October 2014

The Nikon D2Hs is Nikon's best budget sports camera today because it's a fully professional high-speed 8 FPS camera ? that sells for only about $300 used. That's three hundred, not three thousand,... Read more…

15 December 2006

The Nikon D2H Digital SLR Camera is a great camera, especially if youre really into sports photography. The D2H is capable of shooting at 8 frames per second for up to 40 JPEG, 35 TIFF or 26...

Great speed
Nice white Balancing
Good color balance, tuned towards reds (skin tones)
Wide tonal range, good dynamic range, smart auto tone selection
Clean image processing, almost no digital artifacts, a more film-like look
Too Pricy
Slightly more noise at ISO 200 than the EOS 1D
Noise levels similar to EOS 1D from ISO 400 to 1600, we had expected better
Disappointing automatic white balance performance under artificial light
Slower flash X-sync speed than competition 1250 sec vs
9 November 2006

Nikon D2H TEST DRIVING With the big announcement from Nikon heralding the D2H, we would naturally want to test one. Given that one of the primary markets for this new marvel is sports photography,... Read more…

18 December 2005

The sound is one that spun a Canon 1D shooters head around faster than Linda Blairs in the Exorcist (doubleclick on the picture below to download the sound to your computer). I actually mashed my... Read more…

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User Reviews

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Ok, it is clear to me that D2H is discontinued camera. But here are my 2 cents... I have owned 2 - Nikon D2H's since fall 2003 - and use them up to today. I paid $4,000.00 for each body. It is a... Read more…

Reviewed 16 May 2008 by Jason Yip

Forget the D300... if you want a workhorse of a camera but can't afford £3,000 for the D3 - you want a D2Hs. It can rattle off 8fps, it is built like a tank [unlike the D300], and there really... Read more…

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