nikon d2xs

I had always assumed that the traffic cameras that snap shots of motorists at intersections were some kind of special purpose camera developed for that exclusive purpose.  It looks like NYC is using the Nikon D2Xs as its shooter to capture images of vehicles running red lights.

The above video from ABC7 in New York is a story about a former employee of the company that installs the traffic cameras – he is alleged to have been stealing the D2Xs cameras and selling them to support his heroin addiction.  The video, however, confirms that the Nikon D2Xs is used as a traffic camera, although it doesn’t say whether it is the exclusive camera for this purpose or not.

My mind is racing over the system that sets off the remote trigger on the D2Xs, and the extreme temperatures that these cameras endure . . . .

[h/t PDNPulse]

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Nikon DSLR Reviews

by on June 12, 2007

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Reviews of Current Generation Nikon DSLRs

Nikon D3000

Nikon D5000

Nikon D90

Nikon D300s

Nikon D700

Nikon D3s

Nikon D3x

Reviews of Previous Generations Nikon DSLRs

Nikon D40

Nikon D40x

Nikon D50

Nikon D60

Nikon D70

Nikon D70s

Nikon D80

Nikon D200

Nikon D300

Nikon D2X

Nikon D2Xs

Nikon D2H

Nikon D3

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