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Nikon D3 dSLR Camera Buffer Memory Expansion service

Nikon offers a buffer memory expansion service for the D3 digital SLR camera. The buffer expansion allows the number of shots possible with a single burst of continuous shooting to be increased. The cost for the service is $500.00 plus your state tax and the upgrade is planned to take up to two weeks time.

The Nikon D3 Buffer Memory Expansion program is available in the US and the EU from July 30, 2008
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Goto to the US Nikon D3 Buffer Memory Expansion service page
Goto to the EU Nikon D3 Buffer Memory Expansion service page


Approximate number of imagea possible per burst of continuous shooting
FX-Format
DX-Format
Image Quality

Image Size

Before
After
Before
After
NEF (RAW)
(12-bit lossless compressed)
-
18
43
28
68
NEF (RAW)
(14-bit lossless compressed)
-
16
36
25
58
NEF (RAW)
(12-bit compressed)
-
20
44
36
87
NEF (RAW)
(14-bit compressed)
-
16
37
29
64
NEF (RAW)
(12-bit uncompressed)
-
17
38
25
61
NEF (RAW)
(14-bit uncompressed)
-
16
36
22
54
TIFF (RGB)
Large
17
35
20
46
Medium
19
42
25
59
Small
25
61
41
101
JPEG Fine
Large
52
119
130
130
Medium
92
130
130
130
Small
96
130
130
130
JPEG Normal
Large
74
130
130
130
Medium
98
130
130
130
Small
100
130
130
130
JPEG Basic
Large
79
130
130
130
Medium
100
130
130
130
Small
100
130
130
130


Additional information: Check-out the Nikon D3 specifications & reviews
July 31, 2008
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