$3,799.00
Features

  • 20.9MP DX-Format CMOS Sensor
  • EXPEED 5 Image Processor
  • 3.2" 2,539k-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 4K UHD Video Recording at 30 fps
  • Multi-CAM 20K 153-Point AF System
  • Native ISO 51200, Extend to ISO 1640000
  • 10 fps Shooting for Up to 200 Frames
  • Built-In Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC
  • In-Camera Time Lapse, Up to 9999 Frames
  • DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR Lens
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Nikon D500 with 16-80mm Lens

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Nikon provides the perfect range of cameras suitable for beginners and pros alike. Whether you’re an enthusiast DSLR photographer or just looking for a small travel camera, Nikon’s camera range will have you covered.

Nikon’s state-of-the-art cameras span the spectrum. Quality Nikon DSLR cameras will meet the toughest of photography challenges and are ideal for portraits, landscape photography and much more besides. If you’re after something more compact, but that still packs a punch, you can’t go past a Nikon compact system camera. Or if you’re just looking for an easy point-and-shoot option for your next holiday, a Nikon compact camera will serve you well.

Don’t forget Nikon’s extensive range of camera lenses and other accessories. Improve your camera equipment with your choice of DSLR and compact system camera lenses, including macro lenses, telephoto lenses, fisheye lenses, and more. With Nikon, you can have an impressive camera kit, complete with camera bag, lighting accessories, battery chargers and grips, mounts, remotes, filters, and plenty more.

Browse our range of Nikon cameras, lenses and camera accessories today for a camera kit that will serve all your needs.

Comes with 2 years Australian warranty
Free shipping available

As the flagship model within Nikon's DX-format DSLR line, the D500 is characterized by its robust physical construction, apt imaging capabilities, and of course, a more compact, sleek form factor than its FX brethren.

Revolving around a 20.9MP CMOS sensor and EXPEED 5 image processor, this camera appeals to both still and video shooters with its fast 10 fps continuous shooting rate and 4K UHD video recording abilities. The sensor and processor also combine to avail a native sensitivity range up to ISO 51200, which can be further expanded to ISO 1640000 for working in dark and difficult lighting conditions. Benefitting the fast shooting performance, the D500 is also characterized by its expansive Multi-CAM 20K 153-point AF system, which features 99 cross-type points for fast performance and accurate subject tracking capabilities. While sleek in stature, the D500 is by no means slim on functionality and versatility.

Besides the imaging assets, this advanced DSLR also features an impressive handling design that incorporates a 3.2", 2.36m-dot, tilting LCD touchscreen, which affords a comfortable means for working from high and low angles. An updated version of SnapBridge is also featured, which provides Wi-Fi connectivity with NFC, as well as Bluetooth Low Energy technology for linking your mobile device for wireless image sharing. In addition to the convenience features, the D500 is housed within a durable magnesium alloy chassis that is both dust- and weather-sealed for working in inclement conditions and harsh environments.

Included with the camera body is the AF-S DX NIKKOR 16-80mm f/2.8-4E ED VR lens, which provides a 24-120mm equivalent focal length range. In addition to the bright maximum aperture range of f/2.8-4, which avails greater control over selective focus and enhanced low-light shooting capabilities, this DX-dedicated zoom also features 4-stop-effective VR with Sports Mode and a Silent Wave Motor for quick AF speeds. The optical design contains three aspherical elements and four extra-low dispersion glass elements for reduced chromatic and spherical aberrations and controlled distortion throughout the zoom range, as well as both Super Integrated and Nano Crystal Coatings to minimize flare and ghosting. Additionally, this zoom also sports fluorine-coated front and rear elements to guard against smudging, moisture, and dirt.

More Information
GTIN 00018208947225
Brand Nikon
Part Number 18208947225
Manufacturer SKU VBK480XA
MegaPixels 20-25MP
Available Colours Black
Megapixels 21MP
Sensor Size 23.5 x 15.7mm
ISO/Sensitivity 100-51200
Image Stabilisation -
Autofocus Points 153 points
Lens Mount Nikon
LCD Size 3.2"
Touchscreen Yes
Liveview Yes
Viewfinder Optical
Min Shutter Speed 30 sec
Max Shutter Speed 1/8000 sec
Built-in Flash -
Continuous Shooting Speed 10 fps
Self Timer 2, 5, 10 or 20 sec
Metering Centre-weighted, Multi-pattern, Spot, High Light Basis
Video Resolution 4K
Memory Type SD, SDHC, SDXC
WiFi Yes
GPS -
Connectivity mini HDMI, Mic Input, Headphone Out, USB 3, Wi-Fi
Battery EN-EL15
Battery Type Lithium-ion
Charger Includes Li-Ion Charger
File Formats JPEG, RAW, H.264, MPEG-4
Dimensions 147 x 115 x 81 mm
Box Contents -
Skill Level Enthusiast, Semi-Professional
Lifestyle Uses Lightweight, Portrait, Slim & Stylish, Sports, Travel/Landscape
Waterproof -
Manufacturer's Warranty 2 Years
  • Nikon D500 Body
  • AF-S DX 16-80mm lens
  • Battery Pack (EN-EL15)
  • Battery Charger (MH-25A)
  • Fluorine-Coated Finder Eyepiece (DK-17F)
  • USB Cable (UC-E22)
  • USB Cable Clip
  • HDMI Cable Clip
  • Strap (AN-DC17)
  • Body Cap (BF-1B)

All cameras and accessories are guaranteed new from authorised distributors in Australia. All cameras are covered by the standard manufacturer’s Australian warranties. Parramatta Cameras definitely does not deal in any 'grey market', 'direct import' or so-called 'international versions' of goods. All cameras are sourced from authorised distribution channels with original Australian warranties.

All stock supplied by Parramatta Cameras is sourced through genuine Australian Suppliers.  This means when you purchase from Parramatta Cameras you will get a genuine Australian warranty and all Parramatta Cameras products comply with Australian electrical standards. Should your purchase prove faulty within the warranty period you can return your product to Parramatta Cameras and we will forward your repair to the genuine supplier repair department at no charge to you.  Parramatta Cameras is wholly Australian owned and operated and also believes in supporting Australian companies.

What are the benefits of buying genuine Australian stock?

  • Peace of mind 
    By buying genuine stock you know you’re getting a legitimate product and have support if anything goes awry in the purchasing process
  • Customer service
    Buying a genuine item from a local store means you’ve got support every step of the way – ask as many questions as you need before, during and after you’ve purchased the product. If you’re local to one of our stores, you can even come in store and spend time testing out a display model of the camera. At Parramatta Cameras, we’re all photographers so you can rely on us for honest, first hand advice.
  • Complying with Australian standards
    Grey import items are intended for sale in designated countries overseas – so may not have the appropriate power outlet or voltage for use within Australia – meaning you may then need to purchase replacements for these important accessory items 
  • Protections under Australian Law 
    Goods purchased overseas may not be covered under the rights you’re entitled to under Australian Law with the ACCC – such as getting refund for change of mind, or a repair if the product arrives to you damaged or faulty.  The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) warn that “when dealing with internationally based companies, you may not be protected by Australian law.”*
  • No Hidden Taxes 
    It’s worth noting, some grey import retailers have their warehouses overseas – so the price you pay may not include GST. When the product then arrives in Australia you may be responsible for paying the GST before customs will release the item to you. Think of it as a hidden cost. 
  • Manufacturer Benefits 
    Things such as loyalty programs (such as Nikon’s My Nikon Life), cashback promotions, and professional equipment servicing programs such as Canon’s CPS (which includes priority service, and in some cases free loan of equipment while your gear is under service) are only offered on items purchased with a full manufacturer’s warranty.
  • Ability to claim TRS
    Australian stock product means full eligibility for the TRS Scheme, as well as ability to claim GST for eligible businesses. For eligible customers this means a claim back of the 10% GST paid on purchase, which is a significant saving in cost. 

 

What are the risks of buying grey market products?

  • No manufacturer warranty
    Many grey market resellers advertise a "local warranty" on their products. It’s important to make a clear distinction between “Local Warranty” and “Genuine Manufacturer's Warranty” with the latter being exclusively available through official Australian stock resellers such as Parramatta Cameras. In the case of the former, the warranty is only supported by the grey market reseller themselves and in many situations the repair process involves your item being sent overseas to be repaired and then sent back resulting in long turnaround times and increased chances of damage, loss and other complications. Conversely, repairs on Australian stock items (with a Genuine Manufacturer's Warranty) are repaired only by authorised repairers of the particular product in Australia, ensuring that the repair is performed correctly and quickly.
  • No local customer or technical support
    Many grey importers will not offer local customer or technical supportmeaning if you have any technical questions during or after you’ve purchased an item, it can be hard to get the answers you need accurately and on time 
  • Product could be fake or have fake accessories or parts
    We have heard cases of customers receiving fake products from grey import retailers, or receiving fake accessories such as batteries and chargers that are from a third party manufacturer and may not work with the camera 
  • Not complying with Australian Standards
    Batteries and chargers from overseas may not comply with Australian standards and can cause electrocution or destruction of the battery or camera as they may have a different voltage output 
  • Hidden Fees 
    Many grey market resellers charge higher shipping fees. Additionally as mentioned above, you’re obliged to pay GST and customs duty on all imported items (which is 5% customs duty + 10% GST on most products, more information on these fees can be found here).
  • No Protection 
    Because in most cases grey-market resellers are overseas businesses that you’re purchasing from, they’re not bound by the Australian Consumer Law. This basically means they’re not legally obliged to honour an advertised warranty, supply products in new condition or supply them at all. As result there have been many cases of unlucky consumers being caught out; receiving used or refurbished products, had parts missing from the package and never receiving a purchased item at all. In these situations, the consumers have no-one to appeal to (such as the ACCC) as such entities are powerless outside the borders of Australia
  • Illegitimate serial numbers
    We have heard of numerous cases of customers who have bought products, and upon contacting the Australian distributor, finding that the serial number is not a genuine Serial number, within Australia or world wide.For instance, we have know of cases where Nikon DSLR bodies where there serial number actually was for a lens; and also cases where serial numbers on item packaging is different to the camera/lens inside. In the case of an insurance claim for loss or damage this will often mean a risk of the insurer rejecting the claim due to serial number issues. 

  

What is an example of an authorised camera purchase?

Let's consider Canon for a second. Canon Inc. have an authorised distributor in Australia (Canon Australia). Canon Australia then supplies genuine stock to authorised retailers like Parramatta Cameras, who then supply the customers of Australia. This is an authorised camera purchase and the stock would come with full manufacturers warranty from Canon Australia, as well as being eligible for cash backs and other manufacturer promotions. Plus, you get to hang out with us! 


What is an example of a grey market camera purchase?

Canon Inc. have an authorised distributor in China (with stock intended only for the Chinese market). This distributor in China then supplies this stock globally to retailers anywhere in the world. As such, the stock then gets sold to an Australian retailer and shipped to Australia, to be sold in an Australian retail store. The stock is then purchased by an Australian customer – meaning the stock purchased is grey stock - as it was only intended for sale within China, not overseas.

  

As with so many other things, the devil is in the detail. Whether it’s 18% grey or 100% grey, it’s not going to be covered by a manufacturer’s warranty, and you never know what might happen if the goods arrive to you faulty, or what hidden fees and taxes you might be liable for.

 



Grey Market Importers Online - Beware!

Grey Market Importers do not purchase their cameras from Australian suppliersThis means that should your item prove faulty within the warranty period you may need to return the product to an overseas address (which can take months) or your item may be repaired by someone who has not been certified to perform such work.  

More information is available at:  

WWW.NIKON.COM.AU/GREY

http://www.crkennedy.com.au/GREY-MARKET/PARALLEL

http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2008/07/28/1217097135143.html

Nikon

Nikon provides the perfect range of cameras suitable for beginners and pros alike. Whether you’re an enthusiast DSLR photographer or just looking for a small travel camera, Nikon’s camera range will have you covered.

Nikon’s state-of-the-art cameras span the spectrum. Quality Nikon DSLR cameras will meet the toughest of photography challenges and are ideal for portraits, landscape photography and much more besides. If you’re after something more compact, but that still packs a punch, you can’t go past a Nikon compact system camera. Or if you’re just looking for an easy point-and-shoot option for your next holiday, a Nikon compact camera will serve you well.

Don’t forget Nikon’s extensive range of camera lenses and other accessories. Improve your camera equipment with your choice of DSLR and compact system camera lenses, including macro lenses, telephoto lenses, fisheye lenses, and more. With Nikon, you can have an impressive camera kit, complete with camera bag, lighting accessories, battery chargers and grips, mounts, remotes, filters, and plenty more.

Browse our range of Nikon cameras, lenses and camera accessories today for a camera kit that will serve all your needs.

Comes with 2 years Australian warranty
Free shipping available