From: David J Taylor on 19 May 2010 01:43
"RichA" <rander3127(a)gmail.com> wrote in message
> This lemon really does seem to be the odd man out in the Nikon line-
> up. The D5000 is far better. Did Nikon have some CCDs left over and
> had to use them up? Seems like the D40/40x got much better reviews
> and they came before the D3000.
Yes, it has older CCDs.
As you note, the D40 was a much earlier camera, and doubtless peoples
expectations have risen since then. The D5000, as you note, is excellent.