A&P Difference in the D300 vs. D90

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  1. aCab

    aCab New Member

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    I was thinking about buying a D300, but Jared_IRL pointed out that that the D90 is cheaper.

    What do you think. Used D300 for $1300ish or new D90 for $1000?
     
  2. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    same sensor, different bodies, less features on the D90... but video and "newer" stuff on it. Start w/ the D90, you won't be disappointed. :big grin:
     
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    I could care less about video. My main concern is build quality, weather sealing, and 14bit vs. 12bit.
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    D300 has 12 vs. 14 bit... I haven't read enough about the D90 to know if they offer that, but if it does, even better.
     
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    honestly all the things you mentioned puts the d300 above the d90. think of the d90 as the rebel xti. think of the d300 as the 40d. basically the same camera but the d300 has an amazing build quality you will cream for.
     
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    Does the D90 have switches or menus to adjust things? I liked how the D300 has switches to adjust focus modes, etc.
     
  7. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    my D80 feels like a D40 when I hold it after my D300. I need a grip just to make it feel 'bigger'. Not that I need it, just feels small now. :hs:
     
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    I'd offer my input on the differences between the cameras, but i'd just be quoting spec sheets...
     
  10. aCab

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    Switches and Buttons alone make me want to switch.
     
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    Just make one thread already
     
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    seriously.

    I was torn between the d80 and 30d. I knew they would perform extremely similarly, but the ergo's of the d80 won me over.

    The d90 buttons look almost identical.... Nice!

    From what i've seen, image quality between the two is extremely close too....

    But it is cheaper... so you do get less...
     
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    D300, now stop making threads :rofl:
     
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    Dude just get the d300, the d90 is wayyyyyyyy out of the d300's league, especially after using the 30d you wont like the d90 as much as you will fucking go apeshit over the d300!
     
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    :bowrofl:
     
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    i hope you're not laughing AT me...did i say something stupid?:ugh:
     
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    it doesn't really make any cents.
     
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    i ment it as in...d300 being out of the league of the d90...i dont think i made it very clear though, apparently!
     
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    I just thought your wording was funny. i agree completely :coold:
     
  20. Girth

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    there's a (almost) brand new D300 on NikonCafe for $1300
     
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    fuckin a, my 30 days isnt up and I can't access that part. :ugh:
     
  22. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    2800 clicks... guy's second backup.
     
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    You're not helping me very much. Is that shipped and pay pald?
     
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    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    here's what he says. :o
     
  25. aCab

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    can you get me is Name on NikonCafe. I'm gonna PM him.
     

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