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Reference Manual - Page 1

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Highlight Features of the COOLPIX S3500 - Page 2

Highlight Features of the COOLPIX S3500 Features that help you capture the images and movies you want Advanced features for capturing beautiful images Packed with a wealth of high-performance features, including a wide selection of shooting modes unique to COOLPIX cameras, a 7x optical zoom, and an effective resolution of 20.1 megapixels, the camera enables you to capture the images you desire. The camera’s advanced lens-shift vibration reduction (VR) function ensures that you capture ultra-sharp images, even in situations where camera shake is likely to occur. In addition, you can record..

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i Introduction Parts of the Camera Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Shooting Features Playback Features Recording and Playing Back Movies General Camera Setup Reference Section Technical Notes and Index

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ii Introduction Introduction Read This First Thank you for purchasing the Nikon COOLPIX S3500 digital camera. Before using the camera, please read the information in “For Your Safety” ( A viii-x) and familiarize yourself with the information provided in this manual. After reading, please keep this manual handy and refer to it to enhance your enjoyment of your new camera.

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About This Manual - Page 5

iii Introduction About This Manual If you want to start using the camera right away, see “Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback” ( A 13). To learn about the parts of the camera and information that is displayed in the monitor, see “Parts of the Camera” ( A 1).

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Other Information - Page 6

iv Introduction Other Information • Symbols and Conventions To make it easier to find the information you need, the following symbols and conventions are used in this manual: • SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards are referred to as “memory cards” in this manual. • The setting at the time of purchase is referred to as the “default setting.” • The names of menu items displayed in the camera monitor, and the names of buttons or messages displayed on a computer monitor appear in bold. • In this manual, images are sometimes omitted from monitor display samples so that monitor indic..

Information and Precautions - Page 7

v Introduction Information and Precautions Life-Long Learning As part of Nikon’s “Life-Long Learning” commitment to ongoing product support and education, continually updated information is available online at the following sites: • For users in the U.S.A.: http://www.nikonusa.com/ • For users in Europe and Africa: http://www.europe-nikon.com/support/ • For users in Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East: http://www.nikon-asia.com/ Visit these sites to keep up-to-date with the latest product information, tips, answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs), and general advice on digit..

Items prohibited by law from being copied or reproduced - Page 8

vi Introduction About the Manuals • No part of the documentation included with this product may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into any language in any form, by any means, without Nikon’s prior written permission. • Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in the documentation at any time and without prior notice. • Nikon will not be held liable for any damages resulting from the use of this product. • While every effort was made to ensure that the information in the documenta..

Disposing of Data Storage Devices - Page 9

vii Introduction Disposing of Data Storage Devices Please note that deleting images or formatting data storage devices such as memory cards or built- in camera memory does not completely erase the original image data. Deleted files can sometimes be recovered from discarded storage devices using commercially available software, potentially resulting in the malicious use of personal image data. Ensuring the privacy of such data is the user’s responsibility. Before discarding a data storage device or transferring ownership to another person, erase all data using commercial deletion software,..

For Your Safety - Page 10

viii Introduction For Your Safety To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others, read the following safety precautions in their entirety before using this equipment. Keep these safety instructions where all those who use the product will read them. The consequences that could result from failure to observe the precautions listed in this section are indicated by the following symbol: WARNINGS Turn off in the event of malfunction Should you notice smoke or an unusual smell coming from the camera or Charging AC Adapter, unplug the Charging AC Adapter and remove the..

Introduction - Page 11

ix Introduction Do not remain in contact with the camera, battery charger, or AC adapter for extended periods while the devices are on or in use. Parts of the devices become hot. Leaving the devices in direct contact with the skin for extended periods may result in low- temperature burns. Observe caution when handling the battery The battery may leak, overheat or explode if improperly handled. Observe the following precautions when handling the battery for use in this product: • Before replacing the battery, turn the product off. If you are using the Charging AC Adapter/AC adapter, be sur..

Introduction - Page 12

x Introduction precautions could result in fire or electric shock. • Do not handle the plug or Charging AC Adapter with wet hands. Failure to observe this precaution could result in electric shock. • Do not use with travel converters or adapters designed to convert from one voltage to another or with DC-to-AC inverters. Failure to observe this precaution could damage the product or cause overheating or fire. Use appropriate cables When connecting cables to the input and output jacks, use only the cables provided or sold by Nikon for the purpose, to maintain compliance with product regul..

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xi Introduction Notices Notices for Customers in the U.S.A. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS– SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS For connection to a supply not in the U.S.A., use an attachment plug adapter of the proper configuration for the power outlet if needed. The power supply unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Radio Frequency Interference Statement This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a..

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xii Introduction Notice for customers in the State of California WARNING Handling the cord on this product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Nikon Inc., 1300 Walt Whitman Road Melville, New York 11747-3064 USA Tel: 631-547-4200 Notice for customers in Canada CAUTION This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. ATTENTION Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Notices for customers in Europe CAUTIONS RISK OF EXPLOSION I..

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xiii Introduction Table of Contents Introduction ................................................... ii Read This First ....................................................... ii About This Manual .................................................. iii Information and Precautions ............................. v For Your Safety ................................................. viii WARNINGS ................................................................ viii Notices .................................................................... xi Parts of the Camera .....................................

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xiv Introduction Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Shooting Menu) ................................ 62 Shooting Menu Options .................................... 63 Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously .................................................. 65 Focusing ............................................................... 67 AF Area ......................................................................... 67 Face Detection ......................................................... 68 Focus Lock .................................................................. 70 Play..

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xv Introduction Connecting the Camera to a Printer .................................................................................. E 25 Printing Images One at a Time ............. E 27 Printing Multiple Images .......................... E 29 The Shooting Menu (for A (Auto) Mode) .......................................................................... E 32 Image Mode (Image Size and Quality) .................................................................................. E 32 White Balance (Adjusting Hue) ............ E 34 Continuous .....................................................

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xvi Introduction Cleaning ................................................................... F 6 Storage ..................................................................... F 6 Troubleshooting ............................................ F 7 Specifications ............................................... F 17 Supported Standards .................................... F 21 Approved Memory Cards ........................... F 22 Index ................................................................ F 24

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1 Parts of the Camera Parts of the Camera This chapter describes the parts of the camera and explains information that is displayed in the monitor. The Camera Body ................................................................ 2 Attaching the Camera Strap .......................................................................................... 5 Using Menus (the d Button) .......................................... 6 The Monitor ......................................................................... 8 Shooting Mode ..........................................................................

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2 Parts of the Camera The Camera Body 1 2 3 4 6 5 7 11 9 1 0 8 Lens cover closed

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3 Parts of the Camera 1 Shutter-release button .................................... 30 2 Zoom control ........................................................ 29 f : Wide-angle ................................................ 29 g : Telephoto .................................................... 29 h : Thumbnail playback .......................... 74 i : Playback zoom ......................................... 75 j : Help ................................................................ 40 3 Power switch/power-on lamp ..............................................................................

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4 Parts of the Camera 1 2 4 3 5 7 8 6 9 1 0 11 1 2 1 3 14 1 5 16

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5 Parts of the Camera Attaching the Camera Strap 1 Charge lamp .......................................... 17, E 84 Flash lamp ............................................................... 53 2 b ( e movie-record) button ..................... 90 3 A (shooting mode) button ........................................................ 26, 38, 40, 47, 49 4 c (playback) button .............................. 32, 77 5 Multi selector 6 k (apply selection) button 7 l (delete) button ...................... 34, 95, E 60 8 d button ................................ 6, 62, 78, 94, 98 9 Monitor ...............

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6 Parts of the Camera Using Menus (the d Button) Use the multi selector and the k button to navigate the menus. 1 Press the d button. • The menu is displayed. 2 Press the multi selector J . • The current menu icon is displayed in yellow. 3 Press H or I to select the desired menu icon. • The menu is changed. 4 Press the k button. • The menu options become selectable. Image mode White ba l ance Continuous ISO sensitivity Co l or options AF area mode Autofocus mode Shooting menu Menu icons We l come screen T ime zone and date Monitor settings Print date Vibration reduction Motion detec..

Setting the Menu Options - Page 25

7 Parts of the Camera C Setting the Menu Options • Certain menu items cannot be set depending on the current shooting mode or the state of the camera. Unavailable items are displayed in gray and cannot be selected. • When a menu is displayed, you can switch to shooting mode by pressing the shutter-release button, the A (shooting mode) button, or the b ( e movie-record) button. 5 Press H or I to select a menu option. 6 Press the k button. • The settings for the option you selected are displayed. 7 Press H or I to select a setting. 8 Press the k button. • The setting you selected is a..

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8 Parts of the Camera The Monitor The information that is displayed in the monitor changes depending on the camera’s settings and state of use. At the default setting, the indicators below are displayed when the camera is turned on or is in operation, and they disappear after a few seconds elapse (when Photo info is set to Auto info in Monitor settings ( A 98)). Shooting Mode 9 27 28 2 9 3 1 30 1 0 8 11 1 2 1 3 14 7 2 1 1 7 1 3 6 4 5 20 22 23 1 8 2 4 25 2 6 19 35 33 32 3 6 37 1 5 2 16 3 4 999 999 999 999 9999 9999 29 m 0 s 29 m 0 s 10 10 10 10 2 F 3.5 F 3.5 1/250 1/250 1600 1600 +1.0 +1.0..

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9 Parts of the Camera 1 Shooting mode ................... 26, 38, 40, 47, 49 2 Macro mode .......................................................... 57 3 Zoom indicator ............................................ 29, 57 4 Focus indicator .................................................... 30 5 AE/AF-L indicator ........................................... E 4 6 Quick effects icon ............................... 64, E 47 7 Flash mode ............................................................. 53 8 Eye-Fi communication indicator ...............................................................

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10 Parts of the Camera Playback Mode 1 7 20 2 1 11 b a 1 2 5 4 6 8 9 1 0 3 19 7 1 3 1 5 14 1 2 1 8 16 15 / 05 / 2013 15:30 15 / 05 / 2013 15:30 9999. J P G 9999. J P G 999 / 999 999 / 999 999 / 999 999 / 999 9999 / 9999 9999 / 9999 29 m 0 s 29 m 0 s 29 m 0 s 29 m 0 s

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11 Parts of the Camera 1 Date of recording ............................................... 20 2 Time of recording ............................................... 20 3 Voice memo icon ............................... 78, E 60 4 Album icon in favorite pictures mode ....................... 76, E 5 Category icon in auto sort mode ....................................... 76, E 9 List by date icon .................................. 76, E 11 5 Battery level indicator ...................................... 24 6 Protect icon ............................................ 78, E 56 7 Eye-Fi communication ..

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13 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Preparation Preparation 1 Insert the Battery .................................................................................... 14 Preparation 2 Charge the Battery ................................................................................. 16 Preparation 3 Insert a Memory Card ............................................................................ 18 Preparation 4 Setting the Display Language, Date and Time ............................ 20 Shooting Step 1 Turn the Camera On .............................

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14 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Preparation 1 Insert the Battery 1 Open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. 2 Insert the included Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19. • Use the battery to push the orange battery latch in the direction indicated by the arrow ( 1 ), and fully insert the battery ( 2 ). • When the battery is properly inserted, the battery latch will lock it in place. B Inserting the Battery Correctly Inserting the battery upside down or backwards could damage the camera. Be sure to check that the battery is in the correct orientation. 3 Close the battery-ch..

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15 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Removing the Battery Turn the camera off and be sure that the power-on lamp and monitor have turned off before opening the battery-chamber/ memory card slot cover. Push the orange battery latch in the direction indicated by the arrow ( 1 ) to partially eject the battery. Pull the battery straight out of the camera ( 2 ); do not pull it at an angle. B High Temperature Caution The camera, battery, and memory card may be hot immediately after using the camera. Observe caution when removing the battery or memory card. B Note About the Battery Be sure to ..

Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback - Page 34

16 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Preparation 2 Charge the Battery 1 Prepare the included Charging AC Adapter EH-70P. • If a plug adapter* is included with your camera, attach the plug adapter to the plug on the Charging AC Adapter. Push the plug adapter firmly until it is securely held in place. Once the two are connected, attempting to forcibly remove the plug adapter could damage the product. * The shape of the plug adapter varies depending on the country or region in which the camera was purchased. The Charging AC Adapter comes with the plug adapter attached in Argentina and Ko..

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17 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback 3 Disconnect the Charging AC Adapter from the electrical outlet, and then disconnect the USB cable. Understanding the Charge Lamp B Note About Charging AC Adapter Be sure to read and follow the warnings for the Charging AC Adapter on page ix and in the section, “Charging AC Adapter” ( F 5) before use. C Charging Using Computer or Battery Charger • Connecting the COOLPIX S3500 to a computer also charges the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 ( A 80, E 83). • Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 can also be charged using the Battery Charger MH-..

Inserting the memory card upside down - Page 36

18 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Preparation 3 Insert a Memory Card 1 Be sure that the power-on lamp and monitor are off and open the battery-chamber/ memory card slot cover. • Be sure to turn off the camera before opening the cover. 2 Insert the memory card. • Slide the memory card in correctly until it clicks into place. B Inserting the Memory Card Inserting the memory card upside down or backwards could damage the camera or memory card. Be sure to check that the memory card is in the correct orientation. 3 Close the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. Memory card slot

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19 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback B Formatting a Memory Card • The first time you insert a memory card that has been used in another device into this camera, be sure to format it with this camera. • All data stored on a memory card is permanently deleted when the card is formatted. Be sure to transfer important images to a computer and save them before formatting. • To format a memory card, insert the memory card into the camera, press the d button and select Format card ( A 99) from the setup menu ( A 98). B Note About Memory Cards Refer to the documentation included with the ..

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20 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Preparation 4 Setting the Display Language, Date and Time When the camera is turned on for the first time, the language-selection screen and the date and time setting screen for the camera clock are displayed. 1 Press the power switch to turn on the camera. • When the camera is turned on, the power-on lamp (green) will light and then the monitor will turn on (the power-on lamp turns off when the monitor turns on). 2 Press the multi selector H or I to choose the desired language and press the k button. 3 Press H or I to choose Yes and press the k bu..

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21 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback 4 Press J or K to select your home time zone and press the k button. • To enable daylight saving time, press H . When the daylight saving time function is enabled, W is displayed above the map. To turn off the daylight saving time function, press I . 5 Press H or I to choose the order in which the day, month and year are displayed and press the k button or K . 6 Press H , I , J , or K to edit the date and time and press the k button. • Select a field: Press K or J (the highlight switches between D , M , Y , hour, and minute). • Edit the date an..

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22 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback C Changing the Language or the Date and Time Setting • You can change these settings using the Language and Time zone and date settings in the z setup menu ( A 98). • You can enable or disable daylight saving time in the z setup menu by selecting Time zone and date followed by Time zone . Press the multi selector K and then H to enable daylight saving time and move the clock forward one hour. The clock moves back one hour when you disable daylight saving time. When the travel destination ( x ) is selected, the camera automatically calculates the ..

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24 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Step 1 Turn the Camera On 1 Press the power switch to turn on the camera. • The lens extends and the monitor turns on. 2 Check the battery level indicator and the number of exposures remaining. Battery level indicator Number of Exposures Remaining The number of images that can be captured is displayed. • If a memory card is not inserted, C is displayed to indicate that images will be saved in the camera’s internal memory (approximately 25 MB). • The number of exposures remaining depends on the remaining capacity of the internal memory or memo..

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25 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Turning the Camera On and Off • When the camera is turned on, the power-on lamp (green) lights and the monitor turns on (the power-on lamp turns off when the monitor turns on). • To turn off the camera, press the power switch. When the camera is turned off, both the power-on lamp and the monitor turn off. • To turn on the camera in playback mode, press and hold the c (playback) button. The lens will not extend. C Power Saving Function (Auto Off) If no operations are performed for a while, the monitor will turn off, the camera will enter standby..

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26 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Step 2 Select a Shooting Mode 1 Press the A button. • The shooting mode selection menu, which allows you to select the desired shooting mode, is displayed. 2 Press the multi selector H or I to choose a shooting mode and press the k button. • A (auto) mode is used in this example. • The shooting mode setting is saved even after the camera is turned off. Auto mode Multi selector

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27 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Available Shooting Modes C Changing the Shooting Settings • See “Functions That Can Be Set Using the Multi Selector” ( A 52) for more information. - See “Using the Flash (Flash Modes)” ( A 53) for more information. - See “Using the Self-timer” ( A 55) for more information. - See “Using Macro Mode” ( A 57) for more information. - See “Adjusting Brightness (Exposure Compensation)” ( A 59) for more information. • See “Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Shooting Menu)” ( A 62) for more information. • See “Functi..

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28 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Step 3 Frame a Picture 1 Hold the camera steadily in both hands. • Keep fingers and other objects away from the lens, flash, AF assist-illuminator, microphone, and speaker. • When taking images in portrait (“tall”) orientation, turn the camera so that the built-in flash is above the lens. 2 Frame the picture. • Frame the picture so that the intended subject is at or near the center of the frame. • When the camera detects a face, that face is framed by a yellow double border (focus area) (default setting). 710 710 8 m 0 s 8 m 0 s Shooting ..

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29 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback C Using a Tripod • We recommend using a tripod to stabilize the camera when shooting in the following situations: - When shooting in dim lighting or when the flash mode ( A 54) is set to W (Off). - When using the telephoto setting. • Set Vibration reduction to Off in the setup menu ( A 98) when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting. Using the Zoom Use the zoom control to activate optical zoom. • Rotate the zoom control to g to zoom in so that the subject fills a larger area of the frame. • Rotate the zoom control to f to zoom..

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30 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Step 4 Focus and Shoot 1 Press the shutter-release button halfway ( A 31). • When you press the shutter-release button halfway, the camera sets focus and exposure (shutter speed and aperture value). Focus and exposure remain locked while the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. • When the subject is in focus, the focus area in the center of the frame glows green. See “AF Area” ( A 67) for more information. • When digital zoom is used, the focus area is not displayed and the camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. Onc..

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31 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback The Shutter-release Button B Note About Recording Images and Saving Movies The indicator showing the number of exposures remaining or the indicator showing the maximum movie length flashes while images are being recorded or while a movie is being saved. Do not open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover or remove the battery or memory card while an indicator is flashing. Doing this could result in loss of data, or in damage to the camera or the memory card. B Note About Focusing See “Subjects Not Suitable for Autofocus” ( A 71) for more infor..

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32 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Step 5 Play Back Images 1 Press the c (playback) button. • The camera enters playback mode, and the last image captured is displayed in full-frame playback mode. 2 Use the multi selector to select an image to display. • Press H or J to view the previous image. • Press I or K to view the next image. • To scroll quickly through images, press and hold the multi selector H , J , I , or K . • To play back images that are saved in the internal memory, remove the memory card. C is displayed in the current frame number/total number of frames area. ..

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33 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback C Viewing Images • Images may be displayed briefly at low resolution immediately after switching to the next or previous image. • If you are viewing an image that was captured using face detection ( A 68) or pet detection ( A 46), the image will be rotated and displayed automatically in full-frame playback mode, based on the orientation of the faces detected, except for images captured with Continuous , BSS , Multi-shot 1 6 ( A 63), or Subject tracking ( A 63). • The orientation of images can be changed using Rotate image ( A 78) in the playbac..

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34 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Step 6 Delete Images 1 Press the l button to delete the image currently displayed in the monitor. 2 Press the multi selector H or I to choose the desired deletion method and press the k button. • Current image : Delete the image currently displayed. • Erase selected images : Select multiple images and delete them. See “Operating the Erase Selected Images Screen” ( A 35) for more information. • All images : Delete all images. • To exit without deleting the image, press the d button. 3 Press H or I to choose Yes and press the k button. • ..

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35 Basic Steps for Shooting and Playback Operating the Erase Selected Images Screen 1 Press the multi selector J or K to choose an image to be deleted, and then press H to display K . • To undo the selection, press I to remove K . • Rotate the zoom control ( A 3) to g ( i ) to switch back to full-frame playback or f ( h ) to display thumbnails. 2 Add K to all images to be deleted and press the k button to apply the selection. • A confirmation dialog is displayed. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete operations. B Notes About Deleting Images • Once deleted, images cannot be ..

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37 Shooting Features Shooting Features This chapter describes each of the camera’s shooting modes and the features that are available when using each shooting mode. You can select shooting modes and adjust settings according to the shooting conditions and the kind of images you want to capture. A (Auto) Mode ................................................................ 38 Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to Scenes) ....................... 4 0 Special Effects Mode (Applying Effects When Shooting) ............................................................................................ 4 7..

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38 Shooting Features A (Auto) Mode A (auto) mode is useful for general photography, and it allows you to customize a variety of settings to suit the shooting conditions and the type of shot you want to capture ( A 63). • You can change how the camera selects the area of the frame to focus on by setting AF area mode ( A 63). The default setting is Face priority . • When AF area mode in the shooting menu is set to Face priority (default setting) the camera focuses on the subject as follows: - If the camera detects a human face, the camera automatically focuses on it (see “Face Detection..

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39 Shooting Features Using Quick Effects When in A (auto) mode, you can apply effects to images immediately after releasing the shutter. • The edited image is saved as a separate file with a different name ( E 92). 1 Press the k button when the image is displayed after it is taken in A (auto) mode. • When you press the d button or when no operations are performed for about five seconds, the monitor display returns to the shooting screen. • To not display the screen shown on the right, set Quick effects to Off ( A 62). 2 Press the multi selector J or K to select the desired effect and ..

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40 Shooting Features Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to Scenes) Camera settings are automatically optimized for the selected subject type. Scene modes shown as below are available. * The icon for the last scene mode selected is displayed. Changing Scene Mode Settings • Depending on the scene, the multi selector H ( m ), I ( p ), J ( n ), and K ( o ) can be used to set the corresponding features. See “Functions That Can Be Set Using the Multi Selector” ( A 52) and “Default Settings” ( A 60) for more information. • Functions that can be set by pressing the d button: Image mode (image ..

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41 Shooting Features Displaying a Description of Each Scene Mode (Help Display) Choose the desired scene type from the scene selection screen and rotate the zoom control ( A 3) to g ( j ) to view a description of that scene. To return to the original screen, rotate the zoom control to g ( j ) again. Scene Mode and Features x Scene auto selector • When you point the camera at the subject, the camera automatically selects the optimum scene mode from the list below and adjusts the shooting settings accordingly. e : Portrait, f : Landscape, h : Night portrait, g : Night landscape, i : Close-u..

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42 Shooting Features O : Use of a tripod is recommended when using scene modes indicated with O , because the shutter speed is slow. Set Vibration reduction to Off in the setup menu ( A 98) when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting. c Landscape • When the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, focus areas or the focus indicator ( A 8) always glows green. d Sports • The camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. • The camera continuously adjusts focus even when the shutter-release button is not pressed halfway. You may hear the sound of the camera f..

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43 Shooting Features Z Beach • The camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. z Snow • The camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. h Sunset • The camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. i Dusk/dawn • When the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, focus areas or the focus indicator ( A 8) always glows green. j Night landscape • When the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, focus areas or the focus indicator ( A 8) always glows green. • After you select j Night landscape , select Hand-held or Tripod on the next screen. ..

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44 Shooting Features O : Use of a tripod is recommended when using scene modes indicated with O , because the shutter speed is slow. Set Vibration reduction to Off in the setup menu ( A 98) when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting. k Close-up • Macro mode ( A 57) is enabled and the camera automatically zooms to the closest position at which it can focus. • You can move the focus area. To move the focus area, press the k button, and then press the multi selector H , I , J , or K . To change settings for any of the following functions, first press the k button to cancel..

Shooting Features - Page 63

45 Shooting Features l Museum • The camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. • The camera captures a series of up to ten images while the shutter-release button is held all the way down, and the sharpest image in the series is automatically selected and saved (BSS (Best Shot Selector)). • The flash does not fire. m Fireworks show • The camera focuses at infinity. • The focus indicator ( A 8) always glows green when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. • The shutter speed is fixed at four seconds. n Black and white copy • The camera focuses on the sub..

Using Pet Portrait Auto Release - Page 64

46 Shooting Features B Using Pet Portrait Auto Release • To change the Pet portrait auto release setting, press the multi selector J ( n ). - Y (default setting): When the camera detects a pet face, it focuses on the face and then releases the shutter automatically. - OFF : The camera does not release the shutter automatically, even if a pet face is detected. Press the shutter-release button to release the shutter. The camera also detects human faces ( A 68). If the camera detects a human face and a pet face in the same shot, it focuses on the pet face. • Pet portrait auto release turns..

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47 Shooting Features Special Effects Mode (Applying Effects When Shooting) Effects can be applied to images during shooting. * The icon of the last effect selected is displayed. The 12 effects listed below are available. Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M D (third icon from the top*) M K M H , I , J , K M select an effect M k button Category Description D Soft (default setting) Softens the image by adding a slight blur to the entire image. E Nostalgic sepia Adds a sepia tone and reduces the contrast to simulate the qualities of an old photograph. F High-contrast monochrome Cha..

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48 Shooting Features • The camera focuses on the area at the center of the frame. • When Selective color or Cross process is selected, press the multi selector H or I to select the desired color from the slider. To change settings for any of the following functions, first press the k button to cancel color selection, then change the settings as desired. - Flash mode ( A 53) - Self-timer ( A 55) - Macro mode ( A 57) - Exposure compensation ( A 59) To return to the color selection screen, press the k button again. Changing Special Effects Mode Settings • Functions that can be set using ..

Smart Portrait Mode (Capturing Images of Smiling Faces) - Page 67

49 Shooting Features Smart Portrait Mode (Capturing Images of Smiling Faces) When the camera detects a smiling face, you can take an image automatically without pressing the shutter-release button (smile timer). In addition, the skin softening function smoothes the skin tones of human faces. 1 Frame the picture. • Point the camera at a human face. See “Face Detection” ( A 68) for more information. 2 Without pressing the shutter-release button, wait for the subject to smile. • If the camera detects that the face framed by the double border is smiling, the shutter is automatically rel..

Changing Smart Portrait Mode Settings - Page 68

50 Shooting Features C Auto Off in Smile Timer Mode When Smile timer is set to On , the auto off function ( A 99) is activated and the camera turns off when either of the situations indicated below persists and no other operations are performed. • The camera does not detect any faces. • The camera detects a face, but cannot detect a smile. C Self-timer Lamp The self-timer lamp flashes when the smile timer is enabled and the camera detects a face, and it flashes quickly immediately after the shutter is released. C Releasing the Shutter Manually Images can also be taken by pressing the sh..

Using Skin Softening - Page 69

51 Shooting Features Using Skin Softening When the shutter is released while using one of the shooting modes listed below, the camera detects up to three human faces and processes the image to soften facial skin tones. • Scene auto selector ( A 41), Portrait ( A 41) or Night portrait ( A 42) scene mode • Smart portrait mode Editing functions such as Skin softening can be applied to saved images by using Glamour retouch ( A 78). B Notes About the Skin Softening Function • It may take more time than usual to save images after shooting. • Under some shooting conditions, the desired ski..

Functions That Can Be Set Using the Multi Selector - Page 70

52 Shooting Features Functions That Can Be Set Using the Multi Selector The following shooting functions can be set by pressing the multi selector H , I , J , or K when shooting. Functions Available for Each Shooting Mode The functions that can be set vary depending on the shooting mode, as shown below. • See “Default Settings” ( A 60) for information about each mode’s default settings. 1 Varies depending on the scene. See “Default Settings” ( A 60) for more information. 2 Varies depending on the smart portrait menu setting. See “Default Settings” ( A 60) for more informatio..

Using the Flash (Flash Modes) - Page 71

53 Shooting Features Using the Flash (Flash Modes) The flash mode can be set to match the shooting conditions. 1 Press the multi selector H ( m flash mode). 2 Press H or I to choose the desired flash mode and press the k button. • See “Available Flash Modes” ( A 54) for more information. • If a setting is not applied by pressing the k button within a few seconds, the selection will be canceled. • When U (Auto) is applied, D is only displayed for a few seconds, regardless of Monitor settings ( A 98). B Notes About the Flash Lamp • The flash lamp indicates flash status when the sh..

Available Flash Modes - Page 72

54 Shooting Features Available Flash Modes C Flash Mode Setting • The flash mode setting varies depending on the shooting mode. See “Functions Available for Each Shooting Mode” ( A 52) and “Default Settings” ( A 60) for more information. • Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). • The flash mode setting applied in A (auto) mode is stored in the camera’s memory even after the camera is turned off. C Red-eye Reduction This camera uses advanced red-eye reduction (“In-Camera Red-Eye Fix”). If the camera detects “red eye” while saving an image, the affe..

Using the Self-timer - Page 73

55 Shooting Features Using the Self-timer The camera is equipped with a self-timer that releases the shutter ten seconds or two seconds after you press the shutter-release button. The self-timer is useful when you want to be in the image you are taking, and when you want to avoid the effects of camera shake that occur when you press the shutter-release button. When using the self-timer, use of a tripod is recommended. Set Vibration reduction to Off in the setup menu ( A 98) when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting. 1 Press the multi selector J ( n self-timer). 2 Press H o..

Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously - Page 74

56 Shooting Features 4 Press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down. • The self-timer starts, and the number of seconds remaining before the shutter is released is displayed in the monitor. The self-timer lamp flashes while the timer is counting down. About one second before the shutter is released, the lamp stops flashing and glows steadily. • When the shutter is released, the self-timer will be set to OFF . • To stop the timer before an image is taken, press the shutter-release button again. B Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously Some settings cannot be used wit..

Shooting Features - Page 75

57 Shooting Features Using Macro Mode When using macro mode, the camera can focus on objects as close as approximately 5 cm (2 in.) from the front of the lens. This feature is useful when taking close-up images of flowers and other small subjects. 1 Press the multi selector I ( p macro mode). 2 Press H or I to choose ON and press the k button. • The macro mode icon ( F ) is displayed. • If the setting is not applied by pressing the k button within a few seconds, the selection will be canceled. 3 Rotate the zoom control to set the zoom ratio to a position where F and the zoom indicator g..

Note About Using the Flash - Page 76

58 Shooting Features B Note About Using the Flash The flash may be unable to light the entire subject at distances of less than 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.). C Autofocus When using macro mode in the A (auto) mode, you can focus without pressing the shutter-release button halfway by setting Autofocus mode ( A 63) in the shooting menu ( A 63) to Full-time AF . When using other shooting modes, Full-time AF is turned on automatically when macro mode is turned on. You may hear the sound of the camera focusing. C Macro Mode Setting • Macro mode cannot be used when using certain shooting modes. See “Def..

Adjusting Brightness (Exposure Compensation) - Page 77

59 Shooting Features Adjusting Brightness (Exposure Compensation) You can adjust overall image brightness. 1 Press the multi selector K ( o exposure compensation). 2 Press H or I to select a compensation value. • To make the image brighter, apply positive (+) exposure compensation. • To make the image darker, apply negative (–) exposure compensation. 3 Press the k button to apply the compensation value. • If you do not press the k button within a few seconds, the setting is applied and the menu disappears. • When an exposure compensation value other than 0.0 is applied, the value ..

Shooting Features - Page 78

60 Shooting Features Default Settings The default settings for each function in each shooting mode are described below. Flash ( A 53) Self-timer ( A 55) Macro mode ( A 57) Exposure compensation ( A 59) A (Auto mode) ( A 38) U Off Off 0.0 D (Special effects) ( A 47) W Off Off 0.0 F (Smart portrait) ( A 49) U 1 Off 2 Off 3 0.0 Scene x ( A 41) U 4 Off Off 3 0.0 b ( A 41) V Off Off 3 0.0 c ( A 42) W 3 Off Off 3 0.0 d ( A 42) W 3 Off 3 Off 3 0.0 e ( A 42) V 5 Off Off 3 0.0 f ( A 42) V 6 Off Off 3 0.0 Z ( A 43) U Off Off 3 0.0 z ( A 43) U Off Off 3 0.0 h ( A 43) W 3 Off Off 3 0.0 i ( A 43) W 3 Of..

Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously - Page 79

61 Shooting Features 1 Cannot be used when Blink proof is set to On . 2 Can be set when Smile timer is set to Off . 3 The setting cannot be changed. 4 U ( Auto ) or W ( Off ) can be selected. When U ( Auto ) is selected, the camera automatically selects the flash mode appropriate for the scene it has been selected. 5 Cannot be modified. Fixed to the fill flash with slow sync and red-eye reduction. 6 Slow sync with red-eye reduction flash mode may be used. 7 Self-timer is disabled. Pet portrait auto release ( A 46) can be turned on or off. B Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously Some ..

Functions That Can Be Set Using the - Page 80

62 Shooting Features Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Shooting Menu) When shooting images in shooting mode, you can set the menu options listed below by pressing the d button. The settings that can be changed vary depending on the shooting mode, as indicated below. 1 The setting is also applied to other shooting modes. 2 Additional settings are available for some scene modes. See “Scene Mode and Features” ( A 41) for more information. Auto mode Scene 2 Special effects Smart portrait Image mode 1 w w w w White balance w – – – Continuous w – – – ISO sensitivity w ..

In shooting menu, the following options can be changed. - Page 81

63 Shooting Features Shooting Menu Options In shooting menu, the following options can be changed. Option Description A Image mode Allows you to select the combination of image size and image quality used when saving images. The default setting is x 5 1 52×386 4 . E 32 White balance Allows you to adjust white balance to suit the light source in order to make the colors in images match what you see with your eye. The available settings are Auto (default setting), Preset manual , Daylight , Incandescent , Fluorescent , Cloudy , and Flash . E 34 Continuous Allows you to capture a series of im..

Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously - Page 82

64 Shooting Features C Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). Quick effects Allows you to enable or disable the quick effects function ( A 39). The default setting is On . E 47 Skin softening Allows you select the degree of the skin softening effect. When a setting other than Off is selected, the camera softens facial skin tones by applying the skin softening function. The default setting is Normal . E 48 Smile timer When On (default setting) is selected, the camera detects human faces and then automatically releases the shutt..

Some functions cannot be used with other menu options. - Page 83

65 Shooting Features Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously Some functions cannot be used with other menu options. Restricted function Setting Description Flash mode Continuous ( A 63) When Continuous , BSS , or Multi-shot 1 6 is selected, flash is disabled. Blink proof ( A 64) When Blink proof is set to On , the flash is disabled. Self-timer AF area mode ( A 63) When Subject tracking is selected, self-timer is disabled. Smile timer ( A 64) When Smile timer is set to On , the self-timer is disabled. Macro mode AF area mode ( A 63) When Subject tracking is selected, macro mode is disab..

Notes About Digital Zoom - Page 84

66 Shooting Features B Notes About Digital Zoom • Digital zoom cannot be used with some settings and shooting modes ( E 77). • When digital zoom is in effect, the camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. AF area mode Digital zoom ( A 98) When the digital zoom is in effect, focus area is fixed at Center . Quick effects Continuous ( A 63) Quick effects cannot be applied to images immediately after they are taken with continuous shooting. Monitor settings Quick effects ( A 64) When Quick effects is set to On , Image review is fixed at On . Motion detection Continuous ( A 6..

Scene auto selector - Page 85

67 Shooting Features Focusing This camera uses autofocus to focus automatically when shooting. The focus area varies depending on the shooting mode. Here, we will explain how to use focus areas and focus lock. AF Area When using A (auto) mode, or when using Scene auto selector for the scene mode, the camera performs the focus operations described below when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. • If a face is detected, it is framed by the double border indicating the active focus area. When the subject is in focus, the double border turns green. • If no faces are detected, the ..

Shooting Features - Page 86

68 Shooting Features Face Detection When the camera is pointed at a human face in the shooting modes as shown below, the camera automatically detects the face and focuses on it. When the camera detects more than one face, the double border (focus area) is displayed around the face that is focused on, and single borders around the others. 1 When taking images of people and pets together, the camera can detect a combined total of up to 12 human and pet faces. 2 If the camera detects a human face and a pet face in the same shot, it focuses on the pet’s face. Shooting mode Number of faces tha..

Shooting Features - Page 87

69 Shooting Features • When using A (auto) mode, if you press the shutter-release button halfway while no faces are detected or while framing a shot with no faces in it, the camera selects the focus area (up to nine areas) containing the subject closest to the camera. • When Scene auto selector is selected, the focus area changes depending on which scene the camera selects. • If no faces are detected when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway in Portrait or Night portrait scene mode or smart portrait mode, the camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. • In Pe..

Shooting Features - Page 88

70 Shooting Features Focus Lock Use focus lock to focus on off-center subjects when center is selected for AF area mode. To focus on off-center subjects when Center is selected for AF area mode in the shooting menu ( A 63) in A (auto) mode, use focus lock as described below. 1 Position the subject at the center of the frame. 2 Press the shutter-release button halfway. • The camera focuses on the subject and the focus area glows green. • Focus and exposure are locked. 3 Continue holding down the shutter-release button halfway and recompose the image. • Be sure that the distance between..

Subjects Not Suitable for Autofocus - Page 89

71 Shooting Features B Subjects Not Suitable for Autofocus Autofocus may not perform as expected in the following situations. In some rare cases, the subject may not be in focus despite the fact that the focus area or the focus indicator glows green: • Subject is very dark • Objects of sharply differing brightness are included in the scene (e.g. the sun behind the subject makes that subject appear very dark) • No contrast between the subject and surroundings (e.g. a portrait subject wearing a white shirt is standing in front of a white wall) • Several objects are at different distan..

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73 Playback Features Playback Features This chapter describes how to select certain types of images for playback as well as some of the features available when playing back images. Playback Zoom ................................................................. 7 4 Image Thumbnail Display/Calendar Display .................. 75 Selecting Certain Types of Images for Playback ............ 76 Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Playback Menu) ............................................................... 78 Connecting the Camera to a TV, Computer, or Printer ............................

Playback Features - Page 92

74 Playback Features Playback Zoom Rotating the zoom control to g ( i ) in full-frame playback mode ( A 32) zooms in on the center of the image displayed in the monitor. • You can adjust the zoom ratio by rotating the zoom control to f ( h )/ g ( i ). Images can be zoomed up to 10×. • To view a different area of the image, press the multi selector H , I , J , or K . • If you are viewing an image that was captured using face detection ( A 68) or pet detection ( A 46), the camera zooms in on the face detected at the time of shooting, except for images captured with Continuous , BSS , M..

Image Thumbnail Display/Calendar Display - Page 93

75 Playback Features Image Thumbnail Display/Calendar Display Rotating the zoom control to f ( h ) in full-frame playback mode ( A 32) displays images as thumbnails. • You can view several images on one screen, making it easy to find the image you want. • You can change the number of thumbnails displayed by rotating the zoom control to f ( h ) or g ( i ). • Press the multi selector H , I , J , or K to select an image, and then press the k button to display it full-frame. • When 16 thumbnails are displayed, rotate the zoom control to f ( h ) to switch to calendar display (except for ..

Selecting Certain Types of Images for Playback - Page 94

76 Playback Features Selecting Certain Types of Images for Playback You can change the playback mode according to the type of images you want to view. Available Playback Modes G Play A 32 All images are played back. When you switch from shooting mode to playback mode, this mode is selected. h Favorite pictures E 5 Only images added to albums are played back. Images should be added to albums before selecting this mode ( A 79). F Auto sort E 9 Images are automatically sorted into categories, such as portraits, landscapes, and movies. C List by date E 11 Images captured on the selected date ar..

Switching Between Playback Modes - Page 95

77 Playback Features Switching Between Playback Modes 1 Press the c button in full-frame or thumbnail playback mode. • The screen used to select a playback mode (the playback mode selection menu) is displayed. 2 Press the multi selector H or I to select the desired mode and press the k button. • If you select G Play , the playback screen is displayed. • When an option other than G Play is selected, the album, category or shooting date selection screen is displayed. • To return to the current playback mode without switching playback modes, press the c button. 3 Select an album, a cat..

Functions That Can Be Set Using the - Page 96

78 Playback Features Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Playback Menu) When viewing images in full-frame playback mode or thumbnail playback mode, you can configure the menu operations listed below by pressing the d button. When using favorite pictures ( h ), auto sort ( F ), or list by date ( C ) mode, the menu for the current playback mode is displayed. Option Description A Quick retouch 1 Easily create retouched copies in which contrast and saturation have been enhanced. E 16 D-Lighting 1 Enhance the brightness and contrast in the dark portions of images. E 16 Glamour retouch ..

Playback Features - Page 97

79 Playback Features 1 The selected image is edited, and the copy is saved with a different file name. Movies cannot be edited ( E 12). Once an image has been edited, some editing functions may become unavailable ( E 13). 2 When using list by date mode, press the d button from the list of dates screen ( E 11) to apply the same function to all images captured on the selected date. 3 This function is not displayed when using favorite pictures mode, auto sort mode, or list by date mode. Favorite pictures Allows you to add images to an album. This option is not displayed in favorite pictures mo..

Connecting the Camera to a TV, Computer, or Printer - Page 98

80 Playback Features Connecting the Camera to a TV, Computer, or Printer You can enhance your enjoyment of images and movies by connecting the camera to a TV, computer, or printer. • Before connecting the camera to an external device, make sure the remaining battery level is sufficient and the camera is turned off. For information about the connection methods and subsequent operations, refer to the documentation included with the device in addition to this document. How to open the connector cover USB/audio/video output connector Insert the plug straight.

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Viewing images on a TV - Page 99

81 Playback Features Viewing images on a TV E 22 Images and movies captured with the camera can be viewed on a TV. Connection method: Connect the video and audio plugs of the Audio Video Cable EG-CP14 (available separately) to the TV’s input jacks. Viewing and organizing images on a computer A 82 If you transfer images to a computer, you can perform simple retouching and manage image data in addition to playing back images and movies. Connection method: Connect the camera to the computer’s USB port with the included USB cable. • Before connecting to a computer, install ViewNX 2 on the..

Compatible Operating Systems - Page 100

82 Playback Features Using ViewNX 2 ViewNX 2 is an all-in-one software package which enables you to transfer, view, edit and share images. Install ViewNX 2 using the included ViewNX 2 CD-ROM. Installing ViewNX 2 • An Internet connection is required. Compatible Operating Systems Windows Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP Macintosh Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8 Refer to the Nikon website for details on system requirements, including the latest information on operating system compatibility. Your Imaging Toolbox ViewNX 2™

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Playback Features - Page 101

83 Playback Features 1 Start the computer and insert the ViewNX 2 CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. • Windows: If instructions for operating the CD-ROM are displayed in the window, follow the instructions to proceed to the installation window. • Mac OS: When the ViewNX 2 window is displayed, double-click the Welcome icon. 2 Select a language in the language selection dialog to open the installation window. • If the desired language is not available, click Region Selection to choose a different region, and then choose the desired language (the Region Selection button is not available in th..

Playback Features - Page 102

84 Playback Features 5 Exit the installer when the installation completion screen is displayed. • Windows: Click Yes . • Mac OS: Click OK . The following software is installed: • ViewNX 2 (consisting of the three modules below) - Nikon Transfer 2: For transferring images to the computer - ViewNX 2: For viewing, editing, and printing transferred images - Nikon Movie Editor: For basic editing of transferred movies • Panorama Maker (for creating a single panorama photo using a series of images shot in panorama assist scene mode) 6 Remove the ViewNX 2 CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive.

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Choose how images will be copied to the computer. - Page 103

85 Playback Features Transferring Images to the Computer 1 Choose how images will be copied to the computer. Choose one of the following methods: • Direct USB connection : Turn the camera off and ensure that the memory card is inserted in the camera. Connect the camera to the computer using the included USB cable. The camera automatically turns on. To transfer images that are saved in the camera’s internal memory, remove the memory card from the camera before connecting it to the computer. • SD card slot : If your computer is equipped with an SD card slot, the card can be inserted dir..

Connecting the USB Cable - Page 104

86 Playback Features If a message is displayed prompting you to choose a program, select Nikon Transfer 2. • When using Windows 7 If the dialog shown at right is displayed, follow the steps below to select Nikon Transfer 2. 1 Under Import pictures and videos , click Change program . A program selection dialog will be displayed; select Import File using Nikon Transfer 2 and click OK . 2 Double-click Import File . If the memory card contains a large number of images, it may take a while for Nikon Transfer 2 to start. Wait until Nikon Transfer 2 starts. B Connecting the USB Cable The connect..

Transfer images to the computer. - Page 105

87 Playback Features 2 Transfer images to the computer. • Confirm that the name of the connected camera or removable disk is displayed as the “Source” on the “Options” title bar of Nikon Transfer 2 ( 1 ). • Click Start Transfer ( 2 ). • At default settings, all the images on the memory card will be copied to the computer. 3 Terminate the connection. • If the camera is connected to the computer, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable. If you are using a card reader or card slot, choose the appropriate option in the computer operating system to eject the removable di..

Starting ViewNX 2 Manually - Page 106

88 Playback Features Viewing Images Start ViewNX 2. • Images are displayed in ViewNX 2 when transfer is complete. • Consult online help for more information on using ViewNX 2. C Starting ViewNX 2 Manually • Windows : Double-click the ViewNX 2 shortcut on the desktop. • Mac OS : Click the ViewNX 2 icon in the Dock.

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You can record movies by simply pressing the - Page 107

89 Recording and Playing Back Movies Recording and Playing Back Movies You can record movies by simply pressing the b ( e movie-record) button. Recording Movies ............................................................. 90 Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Movie Menu) .................. 94 Movie Playback ................................................................. 95 710 710 8 m 0 s 8 m 0 s 15 s 15 s

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Recording and Playing Back Movies - Page 108

90 Recording and Playing Back Movies Recording Movies You can record movies by simply pressing the b ( e movie-record) button. The settings made for still images, such as hue and white balance, are applied when recording movies. • The maximum file size for a single movie is 2 GB or the maximum movie length for a single movie is 29 minutes, even when there is sufficient free space on the memory card for longer recording ( E 64). • When no memory card is inserted (when recording in the internal memory), Movie options ( A 94, E 63) is set to g 4 80/30p by default. f 720/30p cannot be selec..

Note About Recording Images and Saving Movies - Page 109

91 Recording and Playing Back Movies 3 Press the b ( e movie-record) button again to end recording. B Note About Recording Images and Saving Movies The indicator showing the number of exposures remaining or the indicator showing the maximum movie length flashes while images are being recorded or while a movie is being saved. Do not open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover or remove the battery or memory card while an indicator is flashing. Doing this could result in loss of data, or in damage to the camera or the memory card. B Recording Movies • Memory cards with an SD Speed Class..

Note About Autofocus for Movie Recording - Page 110

92 Recording and Playing Back Movies B Note About Autofocus for Movie Recording When shooting a subject that is not suitable for autofocus ( A 71), the camera may not be able to focus properly on the subject. Follow the procedure below if you are trying to shoot this type of subject for movies. 1. Set Autofocus mode in the movie menu to A Single AF (default setting) before starting movie recording. 2. Frame a different subject (positioned at the same distance from the camera as the intended subject) at the center of the frame, press the b ( e movie-record) button to start recording, and mod..

Functions Available for Movie Recording - Page 111

93 Recording and Playing Back Movies C Functions Available for Movie Recording • The exposure compensation, white balance, and color options settings for the current shooting mode are also applied with movie recording. The tone that results from using scene mode ( A 40) or special effects mode ( A 47) is also applied to movies. When macro mode is enabled, movies of subjects close to the camera can be recorded. Confirm settings before starting movie recording. • The self-timer ( A 55) can be used. When the b ( e movie-record) button is pressed after the self-timer is enabled, the camera ..

The settings of the menu options listed below can be - Page 112

94 Recording and Playing Back Movies Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Movie Menu) The settings of the menu options listed below can be configured. Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M k button Option Description A Movie options Select the movie type. The available settings are f 720/ 30p (default setting), g 4 80/30p , and u 2 4 0/30p . • When recording in the internal memory, the default setting is g 4 80/30p , and f 720/30p cannot be selected. E 63 Autofocus mode Select between A Single AF (default setting), which locks focus when movie recording starts, and B Ful..

Recording and Playing Back Movies - Page 113

95 Recording and Playing Back Movies Movie Playback Press the c (playback) button to enter playback mode. Movies are indicated by the movie options icon ( A 94). Press the k button and the movie is played back. Deleting Movies To delete a movie, select the desired movie in full-frame playback mode ( A 32) or thumbnail playback mode ( A 75) and press the l button ( A 34). 20 s 20 s 0010. AVI 0010. AVI 15 / 05 / 2013 15:30 15 / 05 / 2013 15:30 Movie options

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Recording and Playing Back Movies - Page 114

96 Recording and Playing Back Movies Operation during Movie Playback Playback controls are displayed at the top of the monitor. Press the multi selector J or K to choose a control. The operations listed below are available. Adjusting the Volume Rotate the zoom control ( A 3) during movie playback. B Note About Movie Playback Movies recorded by a camera other than the COOLPIX S3500 cannot be played back. Function Icon Description Rewind A Hold down the k button to rewind movie. Advance B Hold down the k button to advance movie. Pause E Press the k button to pause playback. The following oper..

General Camera Setup - Page 115

97 General Camera Setup General Camera Setup This chapter describes the various settings that can be adjusted in the z setup menu. 710 710 8 m 0 s 8 m 0 s Welcome screen Time zone and date Monitor settings Print date Vibration reduction Motion detection AF assist

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The settings of the menu options listed below can be - Page 116

98 General Camera Setup Functions That Can Be Set Using the d Button (Setup Menu) The settings of the menu options listed below can be configured. Press the d button M z (setup) menu icon M k button Option Description A Welcome screen Allows you to select whether or not the welcome screen is displayed when the camera is turned on. E 66 Time zone and date Allows you to set the camera clock. E 67 Monitor settings Allows you to change the photo information display, the image review setting, or the monitor brightness. E 70 Print date Allows you to imprint the shooting date and time on images. E..

General Camera Setup - Page 117

99 General Camera Setup Sound settings Allows you to adjust sound settings. E 78 Auto off Allows you to set the amount of time that passes before the monitor turns off to save power. E 79 Format memory/ Format card Allows you to format the internal memory or the memory card. E 80 Language Allows you to change the camera’s display language. E 81 Video mode Adjust video mode settings for connection to a television. Select from NTSC and PAL . E 82 Charge by computer When set to Auto (default setting), you can charge the camera’s battery by connecting the camera to a computer (provided that..

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E 1 E Reference Section Reference Section The Reference Section provides detailed information and hints for using the camera. Shooting Using Panorama Assist ............................................................................................. E 2 Playback Favorite Pictures Mode ............................................................................................. E 5 Auto Sort Mode ........................................................................................................... E 9 List by Date Mode .....................................................................

Using Panorama Assist - Page 120

E 2 Reference Section Using Panorama Assist Use a tripod for the best results. Set Vibration reduction to Off in the setup menu ( A 98) when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting. * The icon for the last scene mode selected is displayed. 1 Use the multi selector to choose the direction in which images will be joined and press the k button. • Panorama direction icons are displayed. Select the direction in which images will be joined in the completed panorama: right ( I ), left ( J ), up ( K ) or down ( L ). • The yellow panorama direction icon ( I I ) is displayed for th..

Notes About Panorama Assist - Page 121

E 3 Reference Section 3 Take the next image. • Frame the next image so that one third of the frame overlaps the first image, and press the shutter-release button. • Repeat this process until the necessary number of image has been taken to complete the scene. 4 Press the k button when shooting is complete. • The camera returns to step 1. B Notes About Panorama Assist • Flash mode, self-timer, macro mode and exposure compensation settings cannot be adjusted after the first image is taken. Images cannot be deleted, nor can zoom or Image mode setting ( E 32) be adjusted after the first ..

Reference Section - Page 122

E 4 Reference Section C R Indicator In Panorama assist scene mode, exposure, white balance, and focus for all images in a panorama are fixed at the values for the first image in each series. When the first image is taken, R is displayed to indicate that exposure, white balance, and focus are locked. C Panorama Creation with Panorama Maker • Transfer images to a computer ( A 85) and use Panorama Maker to join them in a single panorama. • Panorama Maker can be installed on a computer using the included ViewNX 2 CD ( A 82). • After installation is complete, follow the procedure described..

Adding Images to Albums - Page 123

E 5 Reference Section Favorite Pictures Mode You can sort your images (except movies) into nine albums and add them as favorite pictures (added images are not copied or moved). After you add images to albums, you can choose to play back only the added images by using favorite pictures mode. • Categorizing albums by theme or type of subject makes it easier to find a particular image. • The same image can be added to multiple albums. • Up to 200 images can be added to each album. Adding Images to Albums • In favorite pictures mode, images cannot be added to albums. 1 Press the multi s..

Note About Deleting Images in Favorite Pictures Mode - Page 124

E 6 Reference Section 2 Press the multi selector to choose a desired album and press the k button. • The selected images are added and the camera switches to the playback menu. • To add the same image to multiple albums, repeat from step 1. Viewing Images in an Album Use the multi selector to select an album and then press the k button to play back the images that have been added to the selected album. • The following operations are available from the album selection screen. - d button: Changes the album icon ( E 8). - l button: Deletes all images in the selected album. • When viewi..

Removing Images from Albums - Page 125

E 7 Reference Section Removing Images from Albums 1 Press the multi selector J or K to select an image and press H to hide L . • You can hide the L icons for multiple images. To display the icons again, press I . • Rotate the zoom control ( A 3) to g ( i ) to switch to full- frame playback mode or f ( h ) to six image thumbnail playback mode. • Press the k button to display a removal confirmation screen. 2 Select Yes and press the k button. • To cancel removal, select No . Enter h Favorite pictures mode M select the album containing the image you want to remove M k button M d button..

Changing Icons Assigned to Albums - Page 126

E 8 Reference Section Changing Icons Assigned to Albums 1 Use the multi selector to select an album, and then press the d button. 2 Press J or K to select an icon color and press the k button. 3 Press H , I , J or K to select an icon and press the k button. • The icon changes and the monitor display returns to the list of albums screen. B Notes About Icons for Albums • Choose icons for albums separately for the internal memory and for every memory card used. • To change the icon for an album containing images stored in the internal memory, remove the memory card from the camera. • T..

Auto Sort Mode Categories - Page 127

E 9 Reference Section Auto Sort Mode Images are automatically sorted into categories, such as portraits, landscapes, and movies. Use the multi selector to select a category and then press the k button to play back the images in the selected category. • The following operation is available while the category selection screen is displayed. - l button: Deletes all images in the selected category. • When viewing images in full-frame playback mode or thumbnail playback mode, press the d button to select a feature from the auto sort menu ( A 78). Auto Sort Mode Categories Press the c button (..

Notes About Auto Sort Mode - Page 128

E 10 Reference Section * Images captured in scene auto selector scene mode ( A 41) are also sorted into the appropriate categories. B Notes About Auto Sort Mode • Up to 999 images and movie files can be sorted into each category in auto sort mode. If 999 images or movies have already been sorted into a specific category, new images and movies cannot be sorted into that category nor can they be displayed in auto sort mode. Display images and movies that could not be sorted into a category in normal playback mode ( A 32) or list by date mode ( E 11). • Images or movies copied from the int..

Notes About List by Date Mode - Page 129

E 11 Reference Section List by Date Mode Select a date with the multi selector, and press the k button to play back images captured on the selected date. • The first image captured on the selected date is displayed. • The following operations are available while the shooting date selection screen is displayed. - d button: You can select one of the following functions in the list by date menu ( A 78) and apply it to all images captured on the selected date. ➝ print order, slide show, protect - l button: Deletes all images captured on the selected date. • When viewing images in full-f..

Editing Images (Still Images) - Page 130

E 12 Reference Section Editing Images (Still Images) Editing Functions Use the COOLPIX S3500 to edit images in-camera and store them as separate files ( E 92). The editing functions described below are available. B Notes About Image Editing • The COOLPIX S3500 editing functions are not available for images captured with another make or model of digital cameras. • If no face is detected in an image, a copy cannot be created using the glamour retouch option ( E 17). • Edited copies created with COOLPIX S3500 may not be displayed properly on another make or model of digital camera. It al..

Restrictions on Image Editing - Page 131

E 13 Reference Section C Restrictions on Image Editing When an edited copy is further modified with another editing function, check the following restrictions. • Copies created with an editing function cannot be further edited with the same function used to create them. • When combining the small picture or crop function and another editing function, use the small picture or crop function after other editing function has been applied. • Retouch effects such as the glamour retouch function’s skin softening effect can be applied to images captured with the skin softening function ( E ..

Reference Section - Page 132

E 14 Reference Section Quick Effects Select one of the 30 effects listed below. The effect results can be previewed on the screen shown in step 2 ( E 14). 1 Display the image to which you want to apply an effect in full-frame playback mode and press the k button. • The effect selection screen is displayed. 2 Press the multi selector J or K to select the desired effect and press the k button. • Rotate the zoom control ( A 3) to g ( i ) to switch to full- frame playback mode or f ( h ) to six image thumbnail playback mode. • To exit without saving the edited image, press the d button. W..

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E 15 Reference Section 3 Select Yes and press the k button. • A new, edited copy is created. • Copies created with the quick effects function are indicated by the V icon displayed during playback ( A 10).

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Quick Retouch: Enhancing Contrast and Saturation - Page 134

E 16 Reference Section Quick Retouch: Enhancing Contrast and Saturation Press the multi selector H or I to choose the degree of enhancement performed and press the k button. • The original version is displayed on the left and the edited version is displayed on the right. • To exit without saving the copy, press J . • Copies created with the quick retouch option can be recognized by the s icon displayed during playback ( A 10). D-Lighting: Enhancing Brightness and Contrast Use the multi selector to select OK and press the k button. • The original version is displayed on the left and ..

Glamour Retouch: Enhancing Human Faces with Eight - Page 135

E 17 Reference Section Glamour Retouch: Enhancing Human Faces with Eight Effects 1 Press the multi selector H , I , J or K to select the face that you want to retouch, and press the k button. • If only one face is detected, proceed to step 2. 2 Press J or K to choose the effect, press H or I to select the effect level, and press the k button. • You can simultaneously apply multiple effects from the list below. Adjust the settings for all effects before pressing the k button. B (Skin softening), F (Small face), A (Big eyes), C (Brighten faces), E (Hide eye bags), G (Whiten eyes), H (Whit..

Notes About Glamour Retouch - Page 136

E 18 Reference Section 4 Select Yes and press the k button. • A new, edited copy is created. • Copies created with the glamour retouch option can be recognized by the u icon displayed in playback mode ( A 10). B Notes About Glamour Retouch • Only one human face per image can be edited using the glamour retouch function. • The glamour retouch function may not perform as expected depending on the direction in which the faces are looking or the brightness of the faces in the image. • If no faces are detected in the image, a warning is displayed and the screen returns to the playback ..

Small Picture: Reducing Image Size - Page 137

E 19 Reference Section Small Picture: Reducing Image Size 1 Press the multi selector H or I to choose the desired copy size and press the k button. • The 6 4 0× 4 80 , 320×2 4 0 , and 1 60× 1 20 sizes are available. • Images taken at an image mode setting of z 5 1 20×2880 are saved at 640×360 pixels. Proceed to step 2. 2 Choose Yes and press the k button. • A new, smaller copy is created (compression ratio of approximately 1:16). • Copies created with the small picture function are displayed at a smaller size with the C icon during playback ( A 10). Press the c button (playback..

Crop: Creating a Cropped Copy - Page 138

E 20 Reference Section Crop: Creating a Cropped Copy Create a copy containing only the portion visible in the monitor when u is displayed with playback zoom ( A 74) enabled. Cropped copies are stored as separate files. 1 Enlarge the image for cropping ( A 74). 2 Refine copy composition. • Rotate the zoom control to g ( i ) or f ( h ) to adjust the zoom ratio. • Press the multi selector H , I , J , or K to scroll the image until only the portion you want to copy is visible in the monitor. 3 Press the d button. 4 Use the multi selector to choose Yes and press the k button. • A cropped c..

Reference Section - Page 139

E 21 Reference Section C Image Size As the area to be saved is reduced, the image size (pixels) of the cropped copy is also reduced. When the size of the cropped copy is 320 × 240 or 160 × 120, the image is displayed at a smaller size during playback. C Cropping the Image in Its Current “Tall” Orientation Use the Rotate image option ( E 58) to rotate the image so that it is displayed in landscape orientation. After cropping the image, rotate the cropped image back to “tall” orientation. The image displayed in “tall” orientation can be cropped by zooming in on the image until t..

Connecting the Camera to a TV (Playback on a TV) - Page 140

E 22 Reference Section Connecting the Camera to a TV (Playback on a TV) Connect the camera to a TV using the Audio/Video Cable EG-CP14 (available separately) to play back images on a television. 1 Turn off the camera. 2 Connect the camera to the TV. • Connect the yellow plug to the video-in jack and the white plug to the audio-in jack on the TV. • Be sure that plugs are properly oriented. Do not attempt to insert plugs at an angle, and do not use force when connecting or disconnecting the plugs. 3 Tune the television to the video channel. • See the documentation provided with your tel..

If Images are not Displayed on the TV - Page 141

E 23 Reference Section 4 Hold down the c button to turn on the camera. • The camera enters playback mode and images are displayed on the television. • While connected to the TV, the camera monitor will remain off. B If Images are not Displayed on the TV Be sure that the camera’s video mode setting conforms to the standard used by your television. Specify the Video mode option ( E 82) in the setup menu.

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Connecting the Camera to a Printer (Direct Print) - Page 142

E 24 Reference Section Connecting the Camera to a Printer (Direct Print) Users of PictBridge-compatible ( F 21) printers can connect the camera directly to the printer and print images without using a computer. Follow the procedures below to print images. Take images Connect to printer ( E 25) Print images one at a time ( E 27) Print multiple images ( E 29) When printing is complete, turn the camera off and disconnect USB cable Select images for printing and number of copies using Print order option ( E 51)

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Connecting the Camera to a Printer - Page 143

E 25 Reference Section B Notes About Power Source • When connecting the camera to a printer, use a fully charged battery to prevent the camera from turning off unexpectedly. • If the AC Adapter EH-62G (available separately) is used, COOLPIX S3500 can be powered from a home electrical outlet. Do not use any other make or model of AC adapter as they may cause the camera to heat up or malfunction. C Printing Images Images saved on a memory card can be printed by transferring the images to a computer or connecting the camera directly to a printer. The following printing methods are also ava..

If the PictBridge Screen is not Displayed - Page 144

E 26 Reference Section 3 Connect the camera to the printer using the included USB cable. • Be sure that plugs are properly oriented. Do not attempt to insert plugs at an angle, and do not use force when connecting or disconnecting the plugs. 4 The camera automatically turns on. • When properly connected, the PictBridge startup screen ( 1 ) is displayed in the camera monitor, followed by the Print selection screen ( 2 ). B If the PictBridge Screen is not Displayed Turn off the camera and disconnect the USB cable. Set Charge by computer ( E 83) in the camera’s setup menu to Off , then c..

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E 27 Reference Section Printing Images One at a Time After properly connecting the camera to the printer ( E 25), follow the procedure described below to print an image. 1 Use the multi selector to choose the desired image and press the k button. • Rotate the zoom control to f ( h ) to switch to six thumbnail display, and to g ( i ) to switch back to full-frame playback. 2 Choose Copies and press the k button. 3 Choose the number of copies (up to nine) and press the k button. Print selection 1 5 / 05 / 20 1 3 PictBridge Copies Start print Paper size prints Copies 4

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Current number of copies/ - Page 146

E 28 Reference Section 4 Choose Paper size and press the k button. 5 Choose the desired paper size and press the k button. • To specify paper size using printer settings, choose Default in the paper size menu. 6 Choose Start print and press the k button. 7 Printing begins. • Monitor display returns to the print selection screen shown in step 1 when printing is complete. PictBridge Copies Start print Paper size prints Paper size Default 3.5 × 5 in . 5 × 7 in . 1 00 × 1 50 mm 4 × 6 in . 8 × 1 0 in . Letter PictBridge Copies Start print Paper size prints Printing Cance l Current numbe..

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E 29 Reference Section Printing Multiple Images After properly connecting the camera to the printer ( E 25), follow the procedure described below to print multiple images. 1 When the Print selection screen is displayed, press the d button. 2 Use the multi selector to choose Paper size and press the k button. • To exit the print menu, press the d button. 3 Choose the desired paper size and press the k button. • To specify paper size using settings on the printer, select Default in the paper size option. 4 Choose Print selection , Print all images , or DPOF printing and press the k button..

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E 30 Reference Section Print selection Choose images (up to 99) and the number of copies (up to nine) of each. • Press the multi selector J or K to select images, and press H or I to specify the number of copies for each. • Image selected for printing can be recognized by the M icon and the numeral indicating the number of copies to be printed. If no copies have been specified for images, the selection is canceled. • Rotate the zoom control to g ( i ) to switch to full-frame playback. Rotate the zoom control to f ( h ) to switch back to six thumbnail display. • Press the k button wh..

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E 31 Reference Section 5 Printing begins. • The monitor display returns to the print menu shown in step 2 when printing is complete. C Paper Size The camera supports the following paper sizes: Default (the default paper size for the current printer), 3.5×5 in. , 5×7 in. , 1 00× 1 50 mm , 4 ×6 in. , 8× 1 0 in. , Letter , A3 , and A 4 . Only sizes supported by the current printer will be displayed. DPOF printing Print images for which a print order was created using the Print order option ( E 51). • When the menu shown at right is displayed, choose Start print and press the k button ..

Image Mode (Image Size and Quality) - Page 150

E 32 Reference Section The Shooting Menu (for A (Auto) Mode) Image Mode (Image Size and Quality) You can select the combination of image size and compression ratio that is used when saving images. The higher the image mode setting, the larger the size at which it can be printed, but the number of images that can be saved ( E 33) is reduced. 1 The total number of pixels recorded, and the number of pixels recorded horizontally and vertically. Example: x 5 1 52×386 4 = Approx. 20 megapixels, 5152 × 3864 pixels 2 Print size at an output resolution of 300 dpi. Print sizes are calculated by div..

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E 33 Reference Section C Image Mode • Change made to this setting applies to all shooting modes. • Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). C Number of Images That Can Be Saved The following table lists the approximate number of images that can be saved on a 4 GB memory card. Note that due to JPEG compression, the number of images that can be saved may vary greatly depending on the image content, even when using memory cards with the same capacity and the same image mode setting. In addition, the number of images that can be saved may vary depending on the make of the ..

White Balance (Adjusting Hue) - Page 152

E 34 Reference Section White Balance (Adjusting Hue) The color of light reflected from an object varies with the color of the light source. The human brain is able to adapt to changes in the color of the light source, with the result that white objects appear white whether seen in the shade, direct sunlight, or under incandescent lighting. Digital cameras can mimic this adjustment by processing images according to the color of the light source. This is known as “white balance.” For natural colors, choose a white balance setting that matches the light source before shooting. Although the..

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E 35 Reference Section Preset Manual The preset manual option is effective with mixed lighting or to compensate for light sources with a strong color cast when the desired effect has not been achieved with white balance settings like Auto and Incandescent (for example, to make images taken under a lamp with a red shade look as though they had been shot under white light). Follow the procedure below to measure the white balance value according to the light source when shooting. 1 Place a white or gray reference object under the lighting that will be used during shooting. 2 Display shooting m..

Notes About White Balance - Page 154

E 36 Reference Section 4 Frame the reference object in the measuring window. 5 Press the k button to measure a new white balance value. • The shutter is released and the new white balance value for preset manual is set. No image is saved. B Notes About White Balance • Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). • At white balance settings other than Auto or Flash , turn the flash off ( W ) ( A 53). B Note About Preset Manual A value for flash lighting cannot be measured with Preset manual . When shooting using the flash, set White balance to Auto or Flash . Preset manua..

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E 37 Reference Section Continuous Enable continuous shooting or BSS (Best Shot Selector). The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Single is selected. Select A (auto) mode M d button M Continuous M k button Option Description U Single (default setting) One image is taken each time the shutter-release button is pressed. V Continuous While the shutter-release button is held down, up to 6 images are taken at a rate of about 1.1 frames per second (fps) when Image mode is set to x 5 1 52×386 4 . D BSS (Best Shot Selector) The “Be..

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E 38 Reference Section B Notes About Continuous Shooting • When Continuous , BSS , or Multi-shot 1 6 is selected, flash is disabled. Focus, exposure, and white balance are fixed at the values determined with the first image in each series. • The frame rate with continuous shooting may vary depending on the current image mode setting, the memory card used, or shooting conditions. • Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). B Note About BSS BSS is effective when taking images of still subjects. BSS may not produce the desired results if the subject moves or the composit..

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E 39 Reference Section ISO Sensitivity The higher the sensitivity, the less light is needed to expose an image, allowing capturing darker subjects. Additionally, even with subjects of similar brightness, images can be taken at faster shutter speeds, and blurring caused by camera shake and subject movement can be reduced. • Although higher ISO sensitivity is effective when shooting darker subjects, shooting without the flash, shooting while using the zoom, etc., images may contain noise. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). • When Auto is selected, th..

Notes About ISO sensitivity - Page 158

E 40 Reference Section B Notes About ISO sensitivity • Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). • Motion detection ( E 75) does not function when the ISO sensitivity is set to any setting other than Auto . B ISO 3200 When ISO sensitivity is set to 3200 , the available Image mode settings are limited to r 2272× 1 70 4 , q 1 600× 1 200 , and O 6 4 0× 4 80 . X is displayed next to the ISO sensitivity indicator in the bottom left of the monitor. 3200 3200

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E 41 Reference Section Color Options Make colors more vivid or save images in monochrome. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Standard color is selected. Color tones in shooting display change according to the selected color option. B Note About Color Options Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). Select A (auto) mode M d button M Color options M k button Option Description n Standard color (default setting) Use for images exhibiting natural color. o Vivid color Use to achieve a vivid, “photoprint” ..

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E 42 Reference Section AF Area Mode Use this option to determine how the camera selects the focus area for autofocus. Select A (auto) mode M d button M AF area mode M k button Option Description a Face priority (default setting) When the camera detects a human face, it focuses on that face. See “Face Detection” ( A 68) for more information. If more than one face is detected, the camera focuses on the face closest to the camera. When taking images of subjects other than people, or framing a subject with which no face is detected, the AF area mode setting switches to Auto , and the camera..

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E 43 Reference Section x Manual Select one of 99 focus areas in the monitor. This option is suited to situations in which the intended subject is relatively still and not positioned at the center of the frame. Press the multi selector H , I , J , or K to move the focus area to the position where you want to focus, and then shoot. • Before making any of the settings below, press the k button to cancel the focus-area selection. - Flash mode - Macro mode, self-timer, or exposure compensation When the settings are complete, press the k button again to reactivate the focus-area selection. y Ce..

Notes About AF Area Mode - Page 162

E 44 Reference Section B Notes About AF Area Mode • When digital zoom is in effect, focus will be on the center of the screen regardless of the AF area mode setting. • Autofocus may not perform as expected ( A 71). • Some settings cannot be used with other functions ( A 65). Using Subject Tracking Use this mode to focus on a subject that is moving when taking images. When a subject is registered, the camera automatically moves the focus area to track the subject. 1 Register a subject. • Align the subject that you want to register with the white border in the center of the monitor an..

Press the shutter-release button all the way - Page 163

E 45 Reference Section 2 Press the shutter-release button all the way down to take an image. • The camera focuses on the focus area when the shutter- release button is pressed halfway. The focus area glows green and focus is locked. • If the focus area is not displayed when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, the camera focuses on the subject at the center of the frame. B Notes About Subject Tracking Mode • Adjust zoom position, flash mode, exposure compensation, and menu settings prior to registering the subject. • Subject tracking may not be possible in certain shooting..

Autofocus Mode for Movie Recording - Page 164

E 46 Reference Section Autofocus Mode Choose how the camera focuses. C Autofocus Mode for Movie Recording Autofocus mode for movie recording can be set with Autofocus mode ( E 65) in the movie menu. Select A (auto) mode M d button M Autofocus mode M k button Option Description A Single AF (default setting) The camera focuses when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. B Full-time AF The camera continuously adjusts the focus until the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. Use with moving subjects. The sound of lens drive movement may be heard while the camera focuses.

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E 47 Reference Section Quick Effects Enable or disable the quick effects function. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Off is selected. B Note About Quick Effects This function cannot be used with some functions ( A 65). Select A (auto) mode M d button M Quick effects M k button Option Description p On (default setting) Press the k button immediately after releasing the shutter when in A (auto) mode to display the effect selection screen and use the quick effects function ( A 39). Off Disables the quick effects function (d..

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E 48 Reference Section Smart Portrait Menu • See “Image Mode (Image Size and Quality)” ( E 32) for information about Image mode . Skin Softening Enable skin softening. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Off is selected. The effects of skin softening are not visible when framing images shooting. Check the degree of skin softening performed in playback mode. Select the smart portrait mode M d button M Skin softening M k button Option Description S High When the shutter is released, the camera detects one or more human..

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E 49 Reference Section Smile Timer The camera detects human faces and automatically releases the shutter whenever a smile is detected. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No Indicator is displayed when Off is selected. B Note About Smile Timer This function cannot be used with some functions ( A 65). Select the smart portrait mode M d button M Smile timer M k button Option Description a On (default setting) Enables the smile timer. Off Turns the smile timer off.

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A blink was detected in the - Page 168

E 50 Reference Section Blink Proof The camera automatically releases the shutter twice each time an image is taken. Of the two shots, one in which the subject’s eyes are open is saved. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No Indicator is displayed when Off is selected. B Note About Blink Proof This function cannot be used with some functions ( A 65). Select the smart portrait mode M d button M Blink proof M k button Option Description y On Enables blink warning. Flash cannot be used when On is selected. If the camera saved an image in which the subject..

Print Order (Creating a DPOF Print Order) - Page 169

E 51 Reference Section The Playback Menu • See “Editing Images (Still Images)” ( E 12) for information about image editing features. • See “Favorite Pictures Mode” ( E 5) for information about Favorite pictures and Remove from favorites . Print Order (Creating a DPOF Print Order) When printing images stored on the memory card using any of the following methods, the Print order option in the playback menu is used to create digital “print orders” for printing on DPOF-compatible devices. • Inserting the memory card into a DPOF-compatible ( F 21) printer’s card slot. • Tak..

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E 52 Reference Section 2 Choose images (up to 99) and the number of copies (up to nine) of each. • Press the multi selector J or K to select images, and press H or I to specify the number of copies to be printed. • Image selected for printing can be recognized by the M icon and the numeral indicating the number of copies to be printed. If no copies have been specified for images, the selection is canceled. • Rotate the zoom control to g ( i ) to switch to full-frame playback. Rotate the zoom control to f ( h ) to switch back to six thumbnail display. • Press the k button when settin..

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E 53 Reference Section B Notes About Print Order When a print order is created in favorite pictures mode, auto sort mode or list by date mode, the screen shown below is displayed if images other than those in the selected album, or category, or captured on the selected shooting date, have been marked for printing. • Select Yes to mark the selected images for printing without changing the marking of other images. • Select No to remove all print markings from previously marked images and restrict the print order to images in the selected album or category, or captured on the selected shoo..

Notes About Printing Shooting Date and Photo Information - Page 172

E 54 Reference Section B Notes About Printing Shooting Date and Photo Information When the Date and Info options are enabled in the print order option, shooting date and photo information are printed on images when a DPOF-compatible ( F 21) printer which supports printing of shooting date and photo information is used. • Photo information cannot be printed when the camera is connected directly to a printer, via the included USB cable, for DPOF printing ( E 31). • Note that Date and Info settings are reset when the Print order option is displayed. • The date printed is that saved when ..

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E 55 Reference Section Slide Show Play back images stored in the internal memory or on a memory card one by one in an automated “slide show.” 1 Use the multi selector to choose Start and press the k button. • To change the interval between images, choose Frame intvl , select the desired interval time, and press the k button before choosing Start . • To repeat the slide show automatically, choose Loop and press the k button before choosing Start . The check mark ( w ) will be added to the loop option when enabled. 2 The slide show begins. • While the slide show is in progress, pres..

Choose End or Restart. - Page 174

E 56 Reference Section 3 Choose End or Restart. • The display at right appears when the last slide is displayed or the show is paused. Highlight G and press k to return to Step 1, or select F to restart the show. B Notes About Slide Show • Only the first frame of movies ( A 95) included in a slide show is displayed. • The maximum playback time is about 30 minutes, even if Loop is enabled ( E 78). Protect Protect selected images from accidental deletion. Select images to protect or cancel protection for previously protected images from the image selection screen. See “Selecting Image..

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E 57 Reference Section Selecting Images The image selection screen like that shown at right is displayed with the following operations: • Print order> Select images ( E 51) • Protect ( E 56) • Rotate image ( E 58) • Copy> Selected images ( E 61) • Favorite pictures ( E 5) • Remove from favorites ( E 7) • Welcome screen> Select an image ( E 66) • Delete> Erase selected images ( A 35) Follow the procedures described below to choose the images. 1 Press the multi selector J or K to choose the desired image. • Rotate the zoom control ( A 3) to g ( i ) to switch to f..

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E 58 Reference Section Rotate Image Specify the orientation in which to display recorded images during playback. Still images can be rotated 90 degrees clockwise or 90 degrees counterclockwise. Images that were recorded in portrait (“tall”) orientation can be rotated up to 180 degrees in either direction. Select an image in the image selection screen ( E 57). When the rotate image screen is displayed, press the multi selector J or K to rotate the image 90 degrees. Press the k button to finalize display orientation, and save orientation data with the image. Press the c button (playback m..

Recording Voice Memos - Page 177

E 59 Reference Section Voice Memo Use the camera’s built-in microphone to record voice memos for images. • When playing back an image with no voice memo attached, the screen changes to the recording screen. When playing back an image with a voice memo attached (indicated by the p icon in full-frame), the screen changes to the voice memo playback screen. Recording Voice Memos • A voice memo of up to 20 seconds can be recorded while the k button is pressed. • Do not touch the built-in microphone during recording. • During recording, o and p flash in the monitor. • When recording e..

Playing Voice Memos - Page 178

E 60 Reference Section Playing Voice Memos • Press the k button to play the voice memo. • Press the k button again to stop playback. • Rotate the zoom control to g or f during playback to adjust playback volume. • Press the multi selector J before or after playing back a voice memo to return to the playback menu. Press the d button to exit the playback menu. Deleting Voice Memos In voice memo playback screen, press the l button. Press the multi selector H or I to choose Yes and press the k button. Only the voice memo will be deleted. B Notes About Voice Memos • When an image with ..

Copy (Copy Between Internal Memory and Memory Card) - Page 179

E 61 Reference Section Copy (Copy Between Internal Memory and Memory Card) Copy images between the internal memory and a memory card. 1 Use the multi selector to select an option from the copy screen and press the k button. • Camera to card : Copy images from internal memory to memory card. • Card to camera : Copy images from memory card to internal memory. 2 Select a copy option and press the k button. • Selected images : Copy selected images from the image selection screen ( E 57). • All images : Copy all images. Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M Copy M k button Came..

Notes About Copying Images - Page 180

E 62 Reference Section B Notes About Copying Images • JPEG-, AVI-, and WAV-format files can be copied. Files recorded in any other format cannot be copied. • If voice memos ( E 59) are attached to images selected for copying, the voice memos are copied with the images. • Operation is not guaranteed with images captured with another make of camera or that have been modified on a computer. • When copying images selected for a Print order ( E 51), the print marking is not copied. However, Protect ( E 56) settings are copied with images. • Images or movies copied from the internal mem..

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E 63 Reference Section The Movie Menu Movie Options Select the desired movie option to record. A larger image size improves the image quality and increases the file size. * When recording in the internal memory, the default setting is g 4 80/30p , and f 720/30p cannot be selected. • The frame rate is approximately 30 fps for all options. Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M Movie options M k button Option Image size (recorded pixels) Aspect ratio (horizontal to vertical) f 720/30p (default setting*) 1280×720 16:9 g 480/30p 640×480 4:3 u 240/30p 320×240 4:3

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E 64 Reference Section C Frame Rate The frame rate is the number of frames per second. C Movie Options and Maximum Movie Length The table below shows the approximate total movie length that can be saved on a 4 GB memory card, for each movie option. Note that the actual movie length and file size may vary depending on the content of the movie or on subject movement, even when using memory cards with the same capacity and the same movie option setting. In addition, the maximum movie length may vary depending on the make of the memory card. 1 f 720/30p cannot be selected when saving movies to ..

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E 65 Reference Section Autofocus Mode Select the autofocus method used when recording movies. Wind Noise Reduction Select whether to reduce wind noise when recording movies. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Off is selected. Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M Autofocus mode M k button Option Description A Single AF (default setting) Focus is locked when the b ( e movie-record) button is pressed to start recording. Select this option when the distance between the camera and the subject will remain fairly consi..

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E 66 Reference Section The Setup Menu Welcome Screen Allows you to configure the welcome screen that is displayed when you turn on the camera. Press the d button M z menu icon M Welcome screen M k button Option Description None (default setting) The camera enters shooting or playback mode without displaying the welcome screen. COOLPIX The camera displays a welcome screen before entering shooting or playback mode. Select an image Displays an image selected for the welcome screen. When the image selection screen is displayed, select an image ( E 57) and press k button. • As the selected ima..

Set the camera clock. - Page 185

E 67 Reference Section Time Zone and Date Set the camera clock. Press the d button M z menu icon M Time zone and date M k button Option Description Date and time Set camera clock to current date and time. Use the multi selector to set the date and time in the displayed screen. • Select a field: Press the multi selector J or K (the highlight switches between D , M , Y , hour, and minute). • Edit the date and time: Press H or I . • Apply the settings: Select the minute field and press the k button. Date format Select the order in which the day, month, and year are displayed from Year/Mo..

The date and time displayed in the monitor changes - Page 186

E 68 Reference Section Selecting Travel Destination Time Zone 1 Use the multi selector to choose Time zone and press the k button. 2 Choose x Travel destination and press the k button. • The date and time displayed in the monitor changes according to the region currently selected. 3 Press K . • The time zone selection screen is displayed. Time zone and date Date and time Date format Time zone Time zone Home time zone Travel destination Time zone Home time zone Travel destination

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New York, Toronto, Lima - Page 187

E 69 Reference Section 4 Press J or K to choose the travel destination time zone. • Press H in a time zone where daylight saving is in effect to enable the daylight saving time function and automatically advance the time by one hour. The W icon will be displayed at the top of the monitor. Press I to disable the daylight saving time function. • Press the k button to choose the travel destination time zone. • If the time zone that you want to select is not available, set the appropriate time in Date and time . • When the travel destination time zone is selected, the Z icon is displaye..

Set the options below. - Page 188

E 70 Reference Section Monitor Settings Set the options below. Photo Info Select whether or not the photo information is displayed in the monitor. Press the d button M z menu icon M Monitor settings M k button Option Description Photo info Choose information displayed in the monitor during shooting and playback mode. Image review This setting determines whether or not the captured image is displayed immediately after shooting. The default setting is On . Brightness Choose from five settings for monitor brightness. The default setting is 3 . Shooting mode Playback mode Show info Auto info (d..

Note About Monitor Settings - Page 189

E 71 Reference Section B Note About Monitor Settings When Quick effects ( E 47) is set to On , Image review is fixed at On . C Battery Level When the battery level is low, B is always displayed regardless of the Photo info setting. Framing grid+auto info Movie frame+auto info The current settings or operational guides are displayed, as in Auto info . Shooting mode Playback mode 710 710 8 m 0 s 8 m 0 s In addition to information shown with Auto info , a framing grid is displayed as a reference for framing an image. The grid is not displayed when recording movies. 15 / 05 / 2013 15:30 15 / 05..

Print Date (Imprinting Date and Time) - Page 190

E 72 Reference Section Print Date (Imprinting Date and Time) The shooting date and time can be imprinted on the images during shooting, allowing the information to be printed even from printers that do not support date printing ( E 54). The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Off is selected. B Notes About Print Date • Imprinted dates form a permanent part of image data and cannot be deleted. The date and time cannot be imprinted on images after they have been captured. • The date cannot be imprinted in the following situa..

Vibration reduction is enabled. - Page 191

E 73 Reference Section Vibration Reduction Reduce the effects of camera shake while shooting. Vibration reduction effectively reduces blur, caused by slight hand movement known as camera shake, which commonly occurs when shooting with zoom or at slow shutter speeds. The effects of camera shake are reduced when recording movies, in addition to when taking still images. Set Vibration reduction to Off when using a tripod to stabilize the camera during shooting. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). No indicator is displayed when Off is selected. Press the d ..

Notes About Vibration Reduction - Page 192

E 74 Reference Section B Notes About Vibration Reduction • After turning on the camera or after switching from playback mode to shooting mode, wait for the shooting mode screen to be displayed completely before taking images. • Due to characteristics of the vibration reduction function, images displayed in the camera’s monitor immediately after shooting may be displayed blurry. • Vibration reduction may be unable to completely eliminate the effects of camera shake in some situations. • When Tripod is selected in Night landscape scene mode, vibration reduction is turned off.

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E 75 Reference Section Motion Detection Enable motion detection to reduce the effects of subject movement and camera shake when shooting still images. The current setting can be confirmed in the monitor when shooting ( A 9). The motion detection icon turns green when the camera detects camera shake and increases shutter speed. No indicator is displayed when Off is selected. B Notes About Motion Detection • Motion detection may be unable to completely eliminate the effects of subject movement and camera shake in some situations. • Motion detection may not function if the subject exhibits..

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E 76 Reference Section AF Assist Enable or disable AF-assist illumination, which assists autofocus operation when the subject is poorly lit. Press the d button M z menu icon M AF assist M k button Option Description a Auto (default setting) AF-assist illumination is used to assist the focus operation when the subject is poorly lit. The illuminator has a range of about 1.9 m (6 ft 2 in.) at the maximum wide-angle position and about 1.5 m (4 ft 11 in.) at the maximum telephoto position. Note that for some scene modes such as Museum ( A 45) or Pet portrait ( A 46) scene mode, or focus areas, t..

Enable or disable digital zoom. - Page 195

E 77 Reference Section Digital Zoom Enable or disable digital zoom. B Notes About Digital Zoom • When digital zoom is in effect, the camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame. • Digital zoom cannot be used in the following situations. - When Continuous is set to Multi-shot 1 6 ( E 37) in A (auto) mode. - When AF area mode ( E 42) is set to Subject tracking in A (auto) mode. - When Scene auto selector , Portrait , Night portrait , or Pet portrait scene mode is selected. - When smart portrait mode is selected. Press the d button M z menu icon M Digital zoom M k button Option D..

Adjust the sound settings listed below. - Page 196

E 78 Reference Section Sound Settings Adjust the sound settings listed below. B Note About Sound Settings In Pet portrait scene mode, the button and shutter sounds are disabled. Press the d button M z menu icon M Sound settings M k button Option Description Button sound Select On (default setting) or Off . When On is selected, a beep will sound once when operations are completed successfully, twice when the camera acquires focus on the subject, and three times when an error is detected. Start-up sound will also play when the camera is turned on. Shutter sound Select On (default setting) or ..

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E 79 Reference Section Auto Off When the camera is on and a period of time passes without any operations having been performed, the monitor will be turned off and the camera will enter standby mode ( A 25) to save power. In this option, set the time allowed to elapse before the camera enters standby mode. 30 s , 1 min (default setting), 5 min , or 30 min can be selected. C When the Monitor Turns off for the Power Saving Function • Power-on lamp flashes in standby mode. • Camera turns off after approximately three minutes passes in standby mode. • To reactivate the monitor while the po..

Formatting the Internal Memory - Page 198

E 80 Reference Section Format Memory/Format Card Use this option to format the internal memory or a memory card. Formatting the internal memory or memory cards permanently deletes all data. Data that has been deleted cannot be restored. Be sure to transfer important images to a computer before formatting. Formatting the Internal Memory To format the internal memory, remove the memory card from the camera. The Format memory option is displayed in the setup menu. Formatting a Memory Card A memory card can be formatted when it is inserted in the camera. The Format card option is displayed in t..

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E 81 Reference Section Language Choose one of 34 languages for display of camera menus and messages. Press the d button M z menu icon M Language M k button Czech Finnish Danish Swedish German Vietnamese (default setting) Turkish Spanish Ukrainian Greek Arabic French Bengali Indonesian Simplified Chinese Italian Traditional Chinese Hungarian Hindi Dutch Japanese Norwegian Korean Polish Marathi Brazilian Portuguese Persian Portuguese Tamil Russian Telugu Romanian Thai

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E 82 Reference Section Video Mode Adjust settings necessary for connection to a television. Select from NTSC and PAL . Press the d button M z menu icon M Video mode M k button

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E 83 Reference Section Charge by Computer Choose whether or not the battery inserted in the camera is charged when the camera is connected to a computer via USB cable. B Notes About Charging by Computer • The battery cannot be charged, nor can data be transferred, when the camera is connected to a computer before the camera’s display language and date and time have been set ( A 20). If the camera’s clock battery ( A 22) has been exhausted, the date and time must be reset before the battery can be charged or images can be transferred via a computer connection. In this case, use the Cha..

Notes About Connecting the Camera to a Printer - Page 202

E 84 Reference Section B Notes About Connecting the Camera to a Printer • The battery cannot be charged via a printer connection, even if the printer complies with the PictBridge standard. • When Auto is selected for Charge by computer , it may be impossible to print images with direct connection of the camera to some printers. If the PictBridge startup screen is not displayed in the monitor after the camera is connected to a printer and turned on, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable. Set Charge by computer to Off and reconnect the camera to the printer. C Charge Lamp The f..

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E 85 Reference Section Blink Warning Specify whether or not the camera detects human subjects that have blinked when using face detection ( A 68) in the following modes: • A (auto) mode (when Face priority ( E 42) is selected for AF area mode option). • Scene auto selector ( A 41), Portrait ( A 41), or Night portrait ( A 42) is selected for the scene mode. B Note About Blink Warning The blink warning does not function at continuous settings of Continuous , BSS , or Multi-shot 1 6 . Press the d button M z menu icon M Blink warning M k button Option Description On When the camera detects ..

Operating the Blink Warning Screen - Page 204

E 86 Reference Section Operating the Blink Warning Screen When the Did someone blink? screen shown on the right is displayed in the monitor, the operations described below are available. If no operations are performed within a few seconds, the camera automatically returns to shooting mode. Option Description Enlarge the detected face that blinked Rotate the zoom control to g ( i ). Switch to full-frame playback Rotate the zoom control to f ( h ). Select the face to be displayed If the camera detects that more than one human subject blinked, press J or K with display zoomed in to switch to a..

Notes About Eye-Fi Cards - Page 205

E 87 Reference Section Eye-Fi Upload B Notes About Eye-Fi Cards • Note that images will not be uploaded if signal strength is insufficient even if Enable is selected. • Select Disable where wireless devices are prohibited. • Refer to the instruction manual of your Eye-Fi card for more information. In the event of malfunction, contact the card manufacturer. • The camera can be used to turn Eye-Fi cards on and off, but may not support other Eye-Fi functions. • The camera is not compatible with the endless memory function. When it is set on a computer, disable the function. If the en..

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E 88 Reference Section Reset All When Reset is selected, the camera’s settings are restored to their default values. Basic Shooting Functions Shooting Menu Press the d button M z menu icon M Reset all M k button Option Default value Flash mode ( A 53) Auto Self-timer ( A 55) Off Macro mode ( A 57) Off Exposure compensation ( A 59) 0.0 Option Default value Image mode ( E 32) x 5152×3864 White balance ( E 34) Auto Continuous ( E 37) Single ISO sensitivity ( E 39) Auto Color options ( E 41) Standard color AF area mode ( E 42) Face priority Autofocus mode ( E 46) Single AF Quick effects ( E ..

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E 89 Reference Section Scene Mode Special Effects Mode Smart Portrait Menu Movie Menu Option Default value Scene mode setting in the shooting mode selection menu ( A 40) Scene auto selector Night landscape ( A 43) Hand-held Hue adjustment in Food mode ( A 44) Center Continuous in pet portrait mode ( A 46) Continuous Pet portrait auto release in pet portrait mode ( A 46) Y Option Default value Special effects mode setting in the shooting mode selection menu ( A 47) Soft Option Default value Skin softening ( E 48) Normal Smile timer ( E 49) On Blink proof ( E 50) Off Option Default value Movi..

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E 90 Reference Section Setup Menu Option Default value Welcome screen ( E 66) None Photo info ( E 70) Auto info Image review ( E 70) On Brightness ( E 70) 3 Print date ( E 72) Off Vibration reduction ( E 73) On Motion detection ( E 75) Auto AF assist ( E 76) Auto Digital zoom ( E 77) On Button sound ( E 78) On Shutter sound ( E 78) On Auto off ( E 79) 1 min Charge by computer ( E 83) Auto Blink warning ( E 85) Off Eye-Fi upload ( E 87) Enable

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E 91 Reference Section Others • Choosing Reset all also clears the current file number ( E 92) from memory. Numbering will continue from the lowest number available. To reset file numbering to “0001”, delete all images stored in the internal memory or on the memory card ( A 34) before selecting Reset all . • The following menu settings will remain unaffected when menus are reset with Reset all . Shooting menu : Preset manual data ( E 35) acquired for White balance Setup menu : Image selected for Welcome screen ( E 66), Time zone and date ( E 67), Language ( E 81), and Video mode ( E..

Image/Sound File and Folder Names - Page 210

E 92 Reference Section Image/Sound File and Folder Names Images, movies or voice memos are assigned file names as follows. • Files are stored in folders named with a folder number followed by a five-character identifier: “P_” plus a three-digit sequential number for images captured in Panorama assist scene mode (e.g. “101P_001”; E 2) and “NIKON” for all other images (e.g. “100NIKON”). When the number of files within a folder reaches 9999, a new folder will be created. File numbers will be assigned automatically starting with “0001.” • Voice memo file names have the s..

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E 93 Reference Section • Files copied using Copy > Selected images are copied to the current folder, where they are assigned new file numbers in ascending order starting from the largest file number in memory. Copy > All images copies all folders from the source medium; file names do not change but new folder numbers are assigned in ascending order, starting from the largest folder number on the destination medium ( E 61). • A single folder can hold up to 200 files; if the current folder already contains 200 files, a new folder, named by adding one to the current folder name, will..

Optional Accessories - Page 212

E 94 Reference Section Optional Accessories Battery charger Battery Charger MH-66 (Charging time when no charge remains: Approx. 1 h 50 min) AC adapter AC Adapter EH-62G (connect as shown) Be sure that the power connector cord has been properly aligned in power connector and battery chamber grooves before closing the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. If part of the cord runs out of the grooves, the cover or cord may be damaged when the cover is closed. Audio/video cable Audio Video Cable EG-CP14 1 2 3

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E 95 Reference Section Error Messages Display Cause/Solution A O (flashes) Clock not set. Set date and time. E 67 Battery exhausted. Charge or replace the battery. 14, 16 Battery temperature is elevated. The camera will turn off. Battery temperature is high. Turn off camera, and allow battery to cool down before resuming use. After five seconds, the monitor will turn off and the power-on lamp will flash rapidly. After the lamps flash for three minutes, the camera will turn off automatically. Pressing the power switch also turns off the camera. 25 The camera will turn off to prevent overheat..

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E 96 Reference Section Not available if Eye-Fi card is locked. Write-protect switch of Eye-Fi card is in “lock” position. Slide the write-protect switch to “write” position. – Error accessing Eye-Fi card. • Use an approved card. • Check that terminals are clean. • Confirm that Eye-Fi card is correctly inserted. F 22 18 18 This card cannot be used. Error accessing memory card. • Use approved card. • Check that connectors are clean. • Confirm that memory card is correctly inserted. F 22 18 18 This card cannot be read. Card is not formatted. Format card? Yes No Memory car..

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E 97 Reference Section Image cannot be saved. Error occurred while saving image. Format internal memory or memory card. E 80 Camera has run out of file numbers. Insert a new memory card, or format internal memory or memory card. E 93 Image cannot be used for welcome screen. The following images cannot be registered as welcome screen. • Images captured at an Image mode setting of z 5 1 20×2880 • Images reduced to 320 × 240 size or smaller with cropping or small picture editing E 66 Insufficient space to save a copy. Delete images from destination. 34 Album is full. No further pictures ..

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E 98 Reference Section Cannot record movie. Time out error while recording movie. Choose memory card with faster write speed. F 22 Memory contains no images. No images in the internal memory or memory card. • To play back images stored in internal memory, remove memory card from the camera. • To copy the images saved in the camera’s internal memory to the memory card, press the d button to select Copy in the playback menu. 19 E 61 The image has not been added to album. • Add the image to album. • Choose the album that the image was added. E 5 E 6 No images are contained in the cat..

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E 99 Reference Section Travel destination is in the current time zone. Destination in same time zone as home. E 67 Lens error The lens is not working properly. Turn camera off and then on again. If error persists, contact retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. 24 Communications error An error occurred during communication with printer. Turn camera off and reconnect USB cable. E 26 System error An error occurred in camera’s internal circuitry. Turn camera off, remove and reinsert battery, and turn camera on. If error persists, contact retailer or Nikon- authorized service rep..

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E 100 Reference Section * See the documentation provided with your printer for further guidance and information. Printer error: paper jam Paper has jammed in the printer. Remove the jammed paper, select Resume and press the k button to resume printing.* – Printer error: out of paper No paper is loaded in printer. Load the specified paper, select Resume and press the k button to resume printing.* – Printer error: check ink An error occurred with the ink. Check ink, select Resume and press the k button to resume printing.* – Printer error: out of ink Running out of ink or ink cartridge ..

Technical Notes and Index - Page 219

F 1 Technical Notes and Index Technical Notes and Index Maximizing Camera Life and Performance .................. F 2 The Camera ..................................................................................................................... F 2 The Battery ...................................................................................................................... F 4 Charging AC Adapter .................................................................................................. F 5 Memory Cards .............................................................................

Maximizing Camera Life and Performance - Page 220

F 2 Technical Notes and Index Maximizing Camera Life and Performance The Camera To ensure continued enjoyment of this Nikon product, observe the precautions described below in addition to the warnings in “For Your Safety” ( A viii-x) when using or storing the device. B Keep Dry The device will be damaged if immersed in water or subjected to high humidity. B Do Not Drop The product may malfunction if subjected to strong shock or vibration. B Handle the Lens and All Moving Parts with Care Do not apply force to the lens, lens cover, monitor, memory card slot or battery chamber. These parts..

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F 3 Technical Notes and Index B Avoid Sudden Changes in Temperature Sudden changes in temperature, such as when entering or leaving a heated building on a cold day, can cause condensation to form inside the device. To prevent condensation, place the device in a carrying case or a plastic bag before exposing it to sudden changes in temperature. B Turn the Product Off Before Removing or Disconnecting the Power Source or Memory Card Do not remove the battery while the product is on, or while images are being recorded or deleted. Forcibly cutting power in these circumstances could result in los..

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F 4 Technical Notes and Index The Battery Be sure to read and follow the warnings in “For Your Safety” ( A viii-x) before use. • Check the battery level before using the camera, and replace or charge the battery if necessary. Do not continue charging once the battery is fully charged as this will result in reduced battery performance. Whenever possible, carry a fully charged spare battery when taking images on important occasions. • Do not use the battery at ambient temperatures below 0°C (32°F) or above 40°C (104°F). • Charge the battery indoors with an ambient temperature of..

Card is not formatted. Format card? - Page 223

F 5 Technical Notes and Index • Replace the battery when it no longer holds a charge. Used batteries are a valuable resource. Please recycle used batteries in accordance with local regulations. Charging AC Adapter Be sure to read and follow the warnings in “For Your Safety” ( A viii-x) before use. • The Charging AC Adapter EH-70P is for use only with compatible devices. Do not use with another make or model of device. • The EH-70P is compatible with AC 100-240 V, 50/60 Hz electrical outlets. When using in other countries, use a plug adapter (available commercially) as necessary. F..

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F 6 Technical Notes and Index Cleaning and Storage Cleaning Do not use alcohol, thinner, or other volatile chemicals. Storage Turn the camera off when not in use. Be sure that the power-on lamp is off before putting the camera away. Remove the battery if the camera will not be used for an extended period. Do not store the camera with naphtha or camphor moth balls, or in any of the following locations: • Next to equipment that produces strong electromagnetic fields, such as televisions or radios • Exposed to temperatures below –10°C (14°F) or above 50°C (122°F) • Places that are ..

Display, Settings and Power Supply - Page 225

F 7 Technical Notes and Index Troubleshooting If the camera fails to function as expected, check the list of common problems below before consulting your retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. Display, Settings and Power Supply Problem Cause/Solution A The camera is on but does not respond. Wait for recording to end. If the problem persists, turn the camera off. If the camera does not turn off, remove and reinsert the battery or batteries or, if you are using an AC adapter, disconnect and reconnect the AC adapter. Note that although any data currently being recorded will be lo..

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F 8 Technical Notes and Index The camera turns off without warning. • Battery is exhausted. • The camera automatically turns off to save power if no operations are performed for an extended period of time. • The camera and battery may not work properly at low temperatures. • The camera turns off if the Charging AC Adapter is connected while the camera is on. • The USB cable connecting the camera to the computer or printer has been disconnected. Reconnect the USB cable. • The internal temperature of the camera or the memory card is high. Leave the camera off until it has cooled a..

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F 9 Technical Notes and Index Date and time of recording are not correct. • If the camera clock has not been set, “Date not set” indicator flashes with shooting and movie recording. Images and movies recorded before clock is set are dated “00/00/0000 00:00” or “01/ 01/2013 00:00” respectively. Set the correct time and date from the Time zone and date option in the setup menu. • The camera clock is not as accurate as ordinary watches or clocks. Periodically compare the time of the camera clock with that of a more accurate timepieces, and reset as required. 20, E 67 22, E 67 N..

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F 10 Technical Notes and Index Shooting The camera becomes hot. The camera may become hot when used for an extended period of time to shoot movies or send images using an Eye-Fi card, or when used in a hot environment; this is not a malfunction. – Problem Cause/Solution A Cannot switch to shooting mode. The camera cannot be switched to shooting mode while connected to a power outlet via the Charging AC Adapter. 17 No image captured when shutter-release button is pressed. • When the camera is in playback mode, press the A button, shutter-release button, or b ( e movie-record) button. •..

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F 11 Technical Notes and Index Streaks of light or partial discoloration are visible in the monitor. Smear may occur when extremely bright light strikes the image sensor. When shooting with Continuous set to Multi-shot 1 6 and when recording movies, avoiding bright objects, such as the sun, reflections of the sun, and electric lights is recommended. E 38, F 3 Bright specks appear in images captured with flash. Flash is reflecting off particles in air. Set the flash mode setting to W ( Off ). 54 Flash does not fire. • The flash mode is set to W ( Off ). • Some scene modes with which the ..

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F 12 Technical Notes and Index No sound when shutter is released. • Off is selected for Sound settings > Shutter sound in the setup menu. No sound is produced with some shooting modes and settings, even when On is selected. • The speaker is blocked. Do not cover the speaker. 99, E 78 5, 28 AF-assist illuminator does not light up. Off is selected for AF assist in the setup menu. AF-assist illuminator may not light depending on the position of the focus area or the current scene mode, even when Auto is selected. 98, E 77 Images appear smeared. Lens is dirty. Clean lens. F 6 Colors are ..

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F 13 Technical Notes and Index Unexpected results when flash set to V ( Auto with red-eye reduction ). When taking images with V ( Auto with red-eye reduction ) or fill flash with slow sync and red-eye reduction in Night portrait scene mode, the In- Camera Red Eye Fix processing may be applied to areas not affected by red-eye. Use any scene mode other than Night portrait , and change the flash mode to any setting other than V ( Auto with red- eye reduction ) and try shooting again. 42, 54 Skin tones are not softened. • Under some shooting conditions, facial skin tones may not be softened...

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F 14 Technical Notes and Index Playback Problem Cause/Solution A File cannot be played back. • File or folder was overwritten or renamed by computer or other make of the camera. • Movies recorded by a camera other than the COOLPIX S3500 cannot be play back. – 95 Cannot zoom in on image. • Images captured with cameras other than COOLPIX S3500 may not be enlarged. • Playback zoom cannot be used with movies, small pictures, or images that have been cropped to a size of 320 × 240 or smaller. – Cannot record or play back voice memos. • Voice memos cannot be attached to movies. •..

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F 15 Technical Notes and Index Album icon restored to default settings, or images added to album not displayed in favorite pictures mode. Data in the memory card may not be played back correctly if overwritten by a computer. – The recorded images are not displayed in auto sort mode. • The desired image was sorted into a category other than the category currently displayed. • Images recorded by a camera other than the COOLPIX S3500 and images copied using the copy option cannot be displayed in auto sort mode. • Images recorded in internal memory or on the memory card may not be playe..

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F 16 Technical Notes and Index The PictBridge startup screen is not displayed when the camera is connected to a printer. With some PictBridge-compatible printers, the PictBridge startup screen may not be displayed and it may be impossible to print images when Auto is selected for the Charge by computer option in the setup menu. Set the Charge by computer option to Off and reconnect the camera to the printer. 80, E 83 Images to be printed are not displayed. • Memory card contains no images. Replace the memory card. • Remove the memory card to print images from the internal memory. 18 Can..

Nikon COOLPIX S3500 Digital Camera - Page 235

F 17 Technical Notes and Index Specifications Nikon COOLPIX S3500 Digital Camera Type Compact digital camera Number of effective pixels 20.1 million Image sensor 1 / 2.3 -in. type CCD; total pixels: approx. 20.48 million Lens NIKKOR lens with 7× optical zoom Focal length 4.7–32.9mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 26–182 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) f/-number f/3.4–6.4 Construction 8 elements in 8 groups (1 ED lens element) Digital zoom magnification Up to 4× (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 728 mm lens in 35mm [135] format) Vibration reduction Lens shift Motion blu..

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F 18 Technical Notes and Index Storage Media Internal memory (approx. 25 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card File system DCF, Exif 2.3, and DPOF compliant File formats Still pictures: JPEG Sound files (Voice Memo): WAV Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant) Image size (pixels) • 20M (High) [5152×3864 P ] • 20M [5152×3864] • 10M [3648×2736] • 4M [2272×1704] • 2M [1600×1200] • VGA [640×480] • 16:9 (14M) [5120×2880] ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) • ISO 80–1600 • ISO 3200 (available when using Auto mode) Exposure Metering mode Matrix, center-weighted (digital zo..

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F 19 Technical Notes and Index • Unless otherwise stated, all figures assume a fully-charged battery and an ambient temperature of 23 ±3°C (73.4 ±5.4°F) as specified by the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). Flash Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto ) [W]: 0.5–4.1 m (1 ft 8 in.–13 ft) [T]: 1.0–2.1 m (3 ft 4 in.–7 ft 1 in.) Flash control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes Interface Hi-Speed USB Data Transfer Protocol MTP, PTP Video output Can be selected from NTSC and PAL I/O terminal Audio/video (A/V) output; digital I/O (USB) Supported languages Arabic, Be..

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL19 - Page 238

F 20 Technical Notes and Index 1 Figures based on the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA) standards for measuring the endurance of camera batteries. Performance for still pictures measured under the following test conditions: x 5152×3864 selected for Image mode , zoom adjusted with each shot, and flash fired with every other shot. Movie recording time assumes that f 720/30p is selected for Movie options . Figures may vary with use, the interval between shots, and the length of time menus and images are displayed. 2 Individual movie files cannot exceed 2 GB in size or 29 minutes ..

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F 21 Technical Notes and Index Supported Standards • DCF : Design Rule for Camera File System is a standard widely used in the digital camera industry to ensure compatibility among different makes of camera. • DPOF : Digital Print Order Format is an industry-wide standard that allows images to be printed from print orders stored on memory cards. • Exif version 2.3 : This camera supports Exchangeable image file format (Exif) version 2.3 for digital still cameras, a standard that allows information stored with photographs to be used for optimal color reproduction when images are output ..

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F 22 Technical Notes and Index Approved Memory Cards The following Secure Digital (SD) memory cards have been tested and approved for use in this camera. • Memory cards with an SD Speed Class rating of 6 or faster are recommended for recording movies. Movie recording may stop unexpectedly when memory cards with a lower Speed Class rating are used. 1 If the memory card is used with a card reader or similar device, make sure that the device supports 2 GB cards. 2 SDHC compliant. If the memory card is used with a card reader or similar device, be sure that the device is compliant with the SD..

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F 23 Technical Notes and Index Trademark Information • Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • Macintosh, Mac OS, and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. • Adobe and Acrobat are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Inc. • SDXC, SDHC, and SD Logos are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. • PictBridge is a trademark. • All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are ..

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F 24 Technical Notes and Index Index Symbols A Auto mode .................... 24, 26, 38 C Scene mode .................................... 40 D Special effects mode ..................... 47 F Smart portrait mode ...................... 49 c Playback mode ....................... 32, 76 h Favorite pictures mode ...... 76, E5 F Auto sort .............................. 76, E9 C List by date ........................ 76, E11 z Setup menu ...................................... 98 g (Telephoto) ................................. 3, 29 f (Wide-angle) ............................. 3, 29 i Playback zoom..

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F 25 Technical Notes and Index B Backlighting o .................................... 45 Battery ................................... 14, 16, 22 Battery chamber ...................................... 5 Battery charger ...................... 17, E94 Battery latch ..................................... 5, 14 Battery level .......................................... 24 Battery-chamber/memory card slot cover ................................................... 5, 14, 18 Beach Z ............................................... 43 Best Shot Selector ................. 45, E37 Black and white copy n ......

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F 26 Technical Notes and Index F Face detection .............................. 28, 68 Face priority ........................... 63, E42 Favorite pictures menu ............ 78, E6 Favorite pictures mode ........... 79, E5 File names ...................................... E92 Fill flash .................................................. 54 Fireworks show m ............................... 45 Firmware version .................... 99, E91 Fixed range auto ............................ E39 Flash ....................................................... 53 Flash lamp ...................................

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F 27 Technical Notes and Index Monitor .................................... 5, 8, F6 Monitor settings .................... 98, E70 Motion detection .................. 98, E75 Movie length .................................. E64 Movie menu ........................... 94, E63 Movie options ........................ 94, E63 Movie playback ..................................... 95 Movie recording ................................... 90 Multi selector ........................................... 5 Multi-shot 16 .......................... 63, E37 Museum l ........................................... 45..

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F 28 Technical Notes and Index Rotate image ......................... 78, E58 RSCN ............................................... E92 S Scene auto selector x ........................ 41 Scene mode .................................. 40, 41 Selective color I ................................. 47 Self-timer ............................................... 55 Self-timer lamp ....................... 3, 50, 56 Sepia ....................................... 63, E41 Setup menu ........................... 98, E66 Shooting ................................ 26, 28, 30 Shooting menu ..................... ..

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F 29 Technical Notes and Index Voice memo ........................... 78, E59 Volume ................................... 96, E60 W WAV ................................................ E92 Welcome screen .................... 98, E66 White balance ........................ 63, E34 Wide-angle ............................................ 29 Wind noise reduction ..... 9, 94, E65 Z Zoom control .......................... 3, 29, 96 Zoom in ................................................. 29 Zoom out .............................................. 29

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