Nikon Coolpix W300 Owner's Manual

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Summary of Contents of owner's manual for Nikon Coolpix W300

  • Page 1: Quick Start Guide

    DIGITAL CAMERA Quick Start Guide Introduction ii Parts of the Camera 1 Getting Started 2 Basic Shooting and Playback Operations...

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    Introduction Read This First Thank you for purchasing the Nikon COOLPIX W300 digital camera. Downloading the “Reference Manual” The Reference...

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    Nikon User Support Should you need technical support, we offer a number of options. Internet For customers in the United...

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    Information and Precautions Life-Long Learning As part of Nikon’s “Life-Long Learning” commitment to ongoing product support and education, continually updated...

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    About the Manuals • No part of the manuals included with this product may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in...

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    For Your Safety To prevent damage to property or injury to yourself or to others, read “For Your Safety” in...

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    • Keep this product out of reach of children. Failure to observe this precaution could result in injury or product...

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    • Do not leave the product where it will be exposed to extremely high temperatures, for an extended period such...

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    <Important> Notes About Shockproof, Waterproof, and Dustproof Performance and Condensation • The shockproof, waterproof, and dustproof performance described here do...

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    Notes About Shockproof, Waterproof, and Dustproof Performance • Do not drop the camera, strike it against a hard object such...

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    Before Using the Camera Underwater Check the items below before using the camera underwater. • Remove the camera strap for...

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    ● Clearing the fogging • Turn off the camera and open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover while in a place...

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    Parts of the Camera The Camera Body 1 2 3 4 7 8 9 10 11 12 19 13 14...

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    Getting Started How to Attach the Camera Strap for Land Use Remove the strap for land use before using the...

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    Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Battery latch Memory card slot 4 8 2 1 3 5 6 7 •...

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    B Formatting a Memory Card The first time you insert a memory card that has been used in another device...

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    Charging the Battery Charge lamp Charging AC Adapter Electrical outlet 3 1 2 USB cable (included) If a plug adapter*...

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    B Notes About the USB Cable • Do not use a USB cable other than the UC-E21. Using a USB...

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    Camera Setup 1 Press the power switch to turn on the camera. • Use the multi selector to select and...

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    4 Highlight your home time zone and New York, Toronto, Lima press the k button. • You can set daylight...

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    Basic Shooting and Playback Operations Shooting Images o (scene auto selector) mode is used here as an example. In o...

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    • When the camera recognizes the shooting Shooting mode icon conditions, the shooting mode icon changes accordingly. • Battery...

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    C The Auto Off Function • When no operations are performed for about one minute, the screen turns off, the...

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    Playing Back Images 1 Press the c (playback) button to enter playback mode. • If you press and hold down...

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    Deleting Images 1 Press the l (delete) button to delete the image currently displayed on the screen. 2 Use the...

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    Action Control The operations described below can be performed by shaking the camera. Displaying the Previous or Next Image in...

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    Other Functions Selecting a Shooting Mode The shooting modes described below are available. • o Scene auto selector The camera...

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    C Help Display The descriptions of functions are displayed while changing the shooting mode or while the setting screen is...

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    Operations Available with Location Data Functions When Use built-in location data in Location data options in the z (location data...

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    Displaying POI Information • When Embed POI in Points of interest (POI) in the location data options menu is set...

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    Menu Operations You can set the menus listed below by pressing the d (menu) button. • A Shooting menu1,...

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    4 Select a menu option and press the k button. Time zone and date Monitor settings • Certain menu options...

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    Technical Notes Notices Notices for Customers in the U.S.A. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER - TO REDUCE...

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    Interface Cables Use the interface cables sold or provided by Nikon for your equipment. Using other interface cables may exceed...

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    Notes About Wireless Communication Functions Restrictions on Wireless Devices The wireless transceiver included in this product conforms to wireless regulations...

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    Precautions when Exporting or Carrying This Product Abroad This product is controlled by the United States Export Administration Regulations (EAR)....

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    Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/ GLONASS, Electronic Compass) Location name data of this camera Before using the location data...

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    Caring for the Product Observe the precautions described below in addition to the warnings in “For Your Safety” (Avi–viii) and...

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    The Battery Precautions for Use • Note that the battery may become hot after use. • Do not use the...

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    Charging an Exhausted Battery Turning the camera on or off while an exhausted battery is inserted in the camera may...

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    Cleaning and Storage Cleaning After Using the Camera Underwater Follow the procedure below to rinse the camera with fresh water...

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    Storage If you do not intend to use the camera for an extended period, remove the battery and avoid storing...

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    Troubleshooting If the camera fails to function as expected, check the list of common problems below before consulting your retailer...

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    Memory Cards That Can Be Used The camera supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards. • The camera also supports...

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    • All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are the...

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    USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR LOCATION NAME DATA The location name data that is stored in this digital camera (“Data”) is...

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    Disclaimer of Liability: NIKON AND ITS LICENSORS (INCLUDING THEIR LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU: IN RESPECT...

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    Government End Users. If the Data supplied by HERE is being acquired by or on behalf of the United States...

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    Austria:  Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen Belgium:  - Distribution & Copyright CIRB Croatia/Cyprus/Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania/Moldova/Poland/Slovenia/Ukraine:  EuroGeographics Denmark: Contains data...

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    Contains data under the Norwegian licence for Open Government data (NLOD) distributed by Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) Portugal: Source:...

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    Technical Notes 39

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    No reproduction in any form of this manual, in whole or in part (except for brief quotation in critical articles...

  • Page 53: Reference Manual

    DIGITAL CAMERA Reference Manual • Read this manual thoroughly before using the camera. • To ensure proper use of the...

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    Quick Topic Search You can return to this page by tapping or clicking in the lower right of any...

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    Introduction Read This First Thank you for purchasing the Nikon COOLPIX W300 digital camera. Symbols and Conventions Used in This...

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    Information and Precautions Life-Long Learning As part of Nikon’s “Life-Long Learning” commitment to ongoing product support and education, continually updated...

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    About the Manuals • No part of the manuals included with this product may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in...

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    For Your Safety To prevent damage to property or injury to yourself or to others, read “For Your Safety” in...

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    • Keep this product out of reach of children. Failure to observe this precaution could result in injury or product...

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    • Do not leave the product where it will be exposed to extremely high temperatures, for an extended period such...

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    <Important> Notes About Shockproof, Waterproof, and Dustproof Performance and Condensation • The shockproof, waterproof, and dustproof performance described here do...

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    Notes About Shockproof, Waterproof, and Dustproof Performance • Do not drop the camera, strike it against a hard object such...

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    Before Using the Camera Underwater Check the items below before using the camera underwater. • Remove the camera strap for...

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    ● Clearing the fogging • Turn off the camera and open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover while in a place...

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    Table of Contents Quick Topic Search ............................................................................................................... ii Main Topics...................................................................................................................................................................... ii Common Topics ........................................................................................................................................................... ii Introduction ........................................................................................................................... iii Read This...

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    Basic Shooting and Playback Operations ................................................................... 17 Shooting Images................................................................................................................................... 18 Recording Movies ..................................................................................................................................................... 20 Using the LED Light................................................................................................................................................. 20 Playing...

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    Playback Features................................................................................................................ 66 Playback Zoom ...................................................................................................................................... 67 Thumbnail Playback/Calendar Display......................................................................................... 68 List by Date Mode................................................................................................................................. 69 Viewing and Deleting Images...

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    Connecting the Camera to a TV, Printer, or Computer....................................... 107 Utilizing Images.................................................................................................................................. 108 Viewing Images on a TV .................................................................................................................. 110...

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    The Playback Menu........................................................................................................................... 148 Mark for Upload....................................................................................................................................................... 148 Slide Show .................................................................................................................................................................. 149 Protect........................................................................................................................................................................... 150 Rotate Image............................................................................................................................................................. 150 Copy (Copy Between...

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    Technical Notes................................................................................................................. 177 Notices................................................................................................................................................... 178 Notes About Wireless Communication Functions ................................................................ 180 Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/GLONASS, Electronic Compass)...

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    Parts of the Camera The Camera Body ................................................................................................................... 2 The Monitor.............................................................................................................................. 4 1 Parts of the Camera

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    The Camera Body 1 2 3 45 6 7 1 13 12 11 10 9 8 1 Eyelet for camera...

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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 15 14 13 12 11 10 9 8 1 Monitor................................................................ 4 7...

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    The Monitor The information that is displayed on the shooting or playback screen changes depending on the camera’s settings and...

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    38 39 2 37 40 21 22 23 24 25 26 36 HDR 41 10 2 5 120 60...

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    62 40 43 61 30 58 20 44 60 10 57 59 0 45 15m 56 -10 1010hPa +1.0...

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    For Playback 1 2 3 45678 9 999/999 10 9999/9999 999/999 29 29m 0s 29m 0s 11 28 12 26...

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    For the Active Guide 1 2 3 4 5 14 15/11/2017 15:30 15/11/2017 15:30 13 15 m 6 0 15...

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    Getting Started How to Attach the Camera Strap for Land Use..........................................................10 Inserting the Battery and Memory Card.......................................................................11 Charging the Battery...........................................................................................................13...

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    How to Attach the Camera Strap for Land Use Remove the strap for land use before using the camera underwater....

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    Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Battery latch Memory card slot 4 8 2 1 3 5 6 7 •...

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    B Formatting a Memory Card The first time you insert a memory card that has been used in another device...

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    Charging the Battery Charge lamp Charging AC Adapter Electrical outlet 3 1 2 USB cable (included) If a plug adapter*...

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    B Notes About the USB Cable • Do not use a USB cable other than the UC-E21. Using a USB...

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    Camera Setup 1 Press the power switch to turn on the camera. • Use the multi selector to select and...

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    4 Highlight your home time zone and London, Casablanca press the k button. • You can set daylight saving time...

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    Basic Shooting and Playback Operations Shooting Images...................................................................................................................18 Playing Back Images............................................................................................................21 Deleting Images....................................................................................................................22 Action Control .......................................................................................................................24 17 Basic Shooting and Playback...

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    Shooting Images o (scene auto selector) mode is used here as an example. In o (scene auto selector) mode, the...

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    • When the camera recognizes the shooting Shooting mode icon conditions, the shooting mode icon changes accordingly. • Battery...

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    C The Auto Off Function • When no operations are performed for about one minute, the screen turns off, the...

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    Playing Back Images 1 Press the c (playback) button to enter playback mode. • If you press and hold down...

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    Deleting Images 1 Press the l (delete) button to delete the image currently displayed on the screen. 2 Use the...

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    The Image Selection Screen for Deletion 1 Use the multi selector JK to select the Erase selected images image that...

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    Action Control The operations described below can be performed by shaking the camera. Displaying the Previous or Next Image in...

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    Shooting Features Selecting a Shooting Mode ..............................................................................................26 o (Scene Auto Selector) Mode ....................................................................................28 Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to the Shooting...

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    Selecting a Shooting Mode The shooting modes described below are available. • o Scene auto selector The camera recognizes the...

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    C Help Display The descriptions of functions are displayed while changing the shooting mode or while the setting screen is...

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    o (Scene Auto Selector) Mode The camera recognizes the shooting conditions when you frame a picture, and you can take...

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    Functions Available in o (Scene Auto Selector) Mode • Flash mode (A50) • Self-timer (A52) • Exposure compensation (A55) •...

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    Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to the Shooting Conditions) Select any one of scene modes based on the shooting conditions,...

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    Tips and Notes About Scene Mode d Sports • While the shutter-release button is held all the way down, images...

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    j Night landscape • On the screen displayed when j Night landscape is selected, select u Hand-held or w Tripod....

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    m Fireworks show • The shutter speed is fixed at four seconds. • Exposure compensation cannot be used (A55). o...

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    O Pet portrait • When you point the camera at a dog or cat, the camera detects the face of...

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    U Multiple exp. Lighten • The camera automatically captures moving subjects at regular intervals, compares each image and composites...

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    C Time Remaining You can check the time remaining until shooting automatically ends on the screen. 10m 0s End recording...

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    Shooting with Easy Panorama Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M b (second icon from the top*) M...

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    Example of Camera Movement • Using your body as the axis of rotation, move the camera slowly in an arc,...

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    Playback with Easy Panorama Switch to playback mode (A21), display an image 4/4 captured using easy panorama in full-frame playback...

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    Creative Mode (Applying Effects When Shooting) The camera saves four images with effects and one image without effects simultaneously in...

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    Functions Available in Creative Mode • Flash mode (A50) • Self-timer (A52) • Macro mode (A54) • Exposure compensation (A55)...

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    Smart Portrait Mode (Enhancing Human Faces When Shooting) You can take a picture with the glamour retouch function to enhance...

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    Functions Available in Smart Portrait Mode • Glamour retouch (A42) • Smile timer (A44) • Self-Collage (A45) • Flash mode...

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    Using Smile Timer Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M F Smart portrait mode M k button When...

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    Using Self-Collage The camera can capture a series of four or nine images at intervals and save them as a...

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    3 On the screen displayed when the camera finishes taking the number of shots that is set in Number of...

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    A (Auto) Mode Select this mode to perform general shooting in a variety of shooting conditions. Enter shooting mode...

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    2 Use JK to select an item. Brightness (Exp. +/-) • F Hue: Adjust the hue (reddish/bluish) of the +2.0...

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    Setting Shooting Functions with the Multi Selector When the shooting screen is displayed, you can press the multi selector H...

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    Flash Mode The flash mode can be set according to shooting conditions. 1 Press the multi selector H (m). 2...

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    Available Flash Modes U Auto The flash fires when necessary, such as in dim lighting. • The flash mode indicator...

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    Self-timer The camera releases the shutter when the set number of seconds elapses after you press the shutter-release button. Set...

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    C Focus and Exposure When Shooting with the Self-timer • n10s, n2s: The focus and exposure are locked when you...

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    Macro Mode (Taking Close-up Pictures) Use macro mode when you take close-up pictures. 1 Press the multi selector I (p)....

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    Exposure Compensation (Adjusting Brightness) You can adjust overall image brightness. 1 Press the multi selector K (o). 2 Select a...

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    Using the Zoom When you move the zoom control, the zoom lens Zoom in position changes. • To zoom in:...

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    Focusing The Shutter-release Button To press the shutter-release button “halfway” means to press and hold the button at the point...

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    Using Face Detection In the following settings, the camera uses face detection to automatically focus on human faces. 40 •...

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    Using Target Finding AF When AF area mode (A134) in A (auto) mode is set to Target finding AF, the...

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    Subjects Not Suitable for Autofocus The camera may not focus as expected in the following situations. In rare cases, the...

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    Focus Lock Focus lock shooting is recommended when the camera does not activate the focus area that contains the desired...

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    Default Settings (Flash, Self-timer, and Macro Mode) The default settings for each shooting mode are listed below. Flash Self-timer Macro...

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    1 The camera automatically selects the flash mode appropriate for the shooting conditions it has selected. W (off) can be...

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    Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously When Shooting Some functions cannot be used with other menu settings. Restricted function Setting...

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    Restricted function Setting Description When hue is adjusted using the creative slider in Target finding AF mode, the camera does...

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    Playback Features Playback Zoom......................................................................................................................67 Thumbnail Playback/Calendar Display.........................................................................68 List by Date Mode ................................................................................................................69 Viewing and Deleting Images in a Sequence.............................................................70 Editing...

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    Playback Zoom Moving the zoom control toward g (i playback zoom) in full-frame playback mode (A21) zooms in on the...

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    Thumbnail Playback/Calendar Display Moving the zoom control toward f (h thumbnail playback) in full-frame playback mode (A21) displays images as...

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    List by Date Mode Press the c button (playback mode) M c button M C List by date M k...

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    Viewing and Deleting Images in a Sequence Viewing Images in a Sequence Images captured continuously, or with the multiple exp....

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    Deleting Images in a Sequence When the l (delete) button is pressed for images in a sequence, the images that...

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    Editing Images (Still Images) Before Editing Images You can easily edit images on this camera. Edited copies are saved as...

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    Quick Retouch: Enhancing Contrast and Saturation Press the c button (playback mode) M Select an image M d button M...

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    D-Lighting: Enhancing Brightness and Contrast Press the c button (playback mode) M Select an image M d button M D-Lighting...

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    Glamour Retouch: Enhancing Human Faces Press the c button (playback mode) M Select an image M d button M Glamour...

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    4 Select Yes and press the k button. • An edited copy is created. Save OK? Yes No B Notes...

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    Small Picture: Reducing the Size of an Image Press the c button (playback mode) M Select an image M d...

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    Crop: Creating a Cropped Copy 1 Move the zoom control to enlarge the image (A67). 2 Adjust the image so...

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    Movies Basic Operations of Movie Recording and Movie Playback..................................80 Capturing Still Images While Recording Movies.......................................................84 Shooting Time-lapse Movies............................................................................................85 Recording Superlapse...

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    Basic Operations of Movie Recording and Movie Playback 1 Display the shooting screen. Movie frame • Check the remaining amount...

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    Movie Frame • Set Photo info in Monitor settings (A164) in the setup menu to Movie frame+auto info to display...

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    Notes About Movie Recording B Notes About Saving Images or Movies • The indicator showing the number of exposures remaining...

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    B Notes About Autofocus for Movie Recording Autofocus may not perform as expected (A60). Should this occur, try the following:...

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    Capturing Still Images While Recording Movies If the shutter-release button is pressed all the way while recording a movie, one...

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    Shooting Time-lapse Movies The camera can automatically capture still images at a specified interval to create time-lapse movies that...

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    2 Select whether or not to fix exposure AE-L off (brightness), and press the k button (except R and S)....

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    Recording Superlapse Movies The camera records movies and saves them in fast motion (e 1080/30p or S 1080/25p). Use to...

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    Short Movie Show Mode (Combining Movie Clips to Create Short Movies) The camera creates a short movie that is up...

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    4 Save the short movie show. • The short movie show is saved when the camera finishes recording the specified...

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    Functions Available in Short Movie Show Mode • Self-timer (A52) • Macro mode (A54) • Exposure compensation (A55) • Short...

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    Operations During Movie Playback To adjust the volume, move the zoom control while a movie is playing (A3). Volume indicator...

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    Editing Movies Extracting Only the Desired Portion of a Movie The desired portion of a recorded movie can be saved...

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    B Notes About Movie Editing • Use a sufficiently charged battery to prevent the camera from turning off during editing....

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    Using Location Data Functions Operations Available with Location Data Functions...............................................95 Recording the Location Data on the Image................................................................97 Using Altimeter and...

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    Operations Available with Location Data Functions When Use built-in location data in Location data options in the z (location data...

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    Displaying POI Information • When Embed POI in Points of interest (POI) in the location data options menu is set...

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    Recording the Location Data on the Image Press the d button M z menu icon M Location data options M...

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    B Notes About Location Data Functions • Before using the location data functions, read “Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/GLONASS,...

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    Updating the A-GPS File Using the latest A-GPS file can shorten the time needed to obtain the location data. 1...

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    Using Altimeter and Depth Gauge You can check the atmospheric pressure as well as the altitude or water depth of...

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    Recording the Log of Movement Information Starting Log Recording Press the d button M z menu icon M Create log...

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    B Notes About Log Recording • If the date and time are not set, the log cannot be recorded. •...

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    Ending Log Recording and Saving Logs on a Memory Card Press the d button M z menu icon M Create...

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    Displaying Altitude/Depth Logs as a Graph Press the d button M z menu icon M View log M k button...

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    Displaying the Active Guide Press the q (tool) button to display the active guide, which allows you to check...

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    B Notes About Using the Electronic Compass • Before using the electronic compass, read “Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/...

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    Connecting the Camera to a TV, Printer, or Computer Utilizing Images ................................................................................................................. 108 Viewing Images on a TV.................................................................................................. 110 Printing...

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    Utilizing Images In addition to using the SnapBridge app to enjoy the captured images, you can also utilize the images...

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    B Notes About Connecting Cables to the Camera Micro-USB connector HDMI micro connector (Type D) 2 1 3 Insert the...

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    Viewing Images on a TV 1 Turn off the camera and connect it to the TV. • Check the shape...

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    Printing Images Without a Computer Users of PictBridge-compatible printers can connect the camera directly to the printer and print images...

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    Printing Images One at a Time 1 Use the multi selector JK to select the Print selection desired image and...

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    Printing Multiple Images 1 When the Print selection screen is Print selection displayed, press the d (menu) 15/11/2017 No. 32...

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    Print selection Select images (up to 99) and the number of Print selection 5 copies (up to 9) of...

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    Transferring Images to a Computer (ViewNX-i) Installing ViewNX-i ViewNX-i is Nikon software that enables you to transfer images and movies...

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    If a message is displayed prompting you to choose a program, select Nikon Transfer 2. • When using Windows...

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    2 After Nikon Transfer 2 starts, click Start Transfer. Start Transfer • Image transfer begins. When image transfer is complete,...

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    Using the Menu Menu Operations............................................................................................................... 119 Menu Lists ............................................................................................................................ 122 The Shooting Menu (The Common Shooting Options) ...................................... 127 The...

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    Menu Operations You can set the menus listed below by pressing the d (menu) button. • A Shooting menu1,...

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    4 Select a menu option and press the k button. Time zone and date Monitor settings • Certain menu options...

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    The Image Selection Screen When an image selection screen such as the one Erase selected images shown on the right...

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    Menu Lists The Shooting Menu Enter shooting mode M d button Common Options Option Default setting A Image mode P...

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    The Movie Menu Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M k button Option Default setting A...

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    The Playback Menu Press the c button (playback mode) M d button Option A Mark for upload1 148 Quick retouch2...

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    The Location Data Options Menu Press the d button M z menu icon M k button Option A Location data...

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    The Setup Menu Press the d button M z menu icon M k button Option A Time zone and date...

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    The Shooting Menu (The Common Shooting Options) Image Mode (Image Size and Quality) Enter shooting mode M d button M...

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    C Number of Images That Can Be Saved • The approximate number of images that can be saved can be...

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    The Shooting Menu (for A (Auto) Mode) White Balance (Adjusting Hue) Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M...

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    Using Preset Manual Follow the procedures described below to measure the white balance value under the lighting used during shooting....

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    Continuous Shooting Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M k button M d button...

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    B Notes About Continuous Shooting • Focus, exposure and white balance are fixed at the values determined with the first...

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    ISO Sensitivity Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M k button M d button...

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    AF Area Mode Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M k button M d...

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    Option Description The camera focuses on the subject in the center of the 40 30 frame. 20 10 0...

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    Using Subject Tracking Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M k button M d...

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    Autofocus Mode Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M k button M d button...

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    The Smart Portrait Menu • See “Image Mode (Image Size and Quality)” (A127) for information about Image mode. Self-Collage Enter...

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    Blink Proof Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M F Smart portrait mode M k button M d...

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    The Movie Menu Movie Options Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M Movie options M k...

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    HS Movie Options Recorded movies are played back in fast or slow motion. See “Recording Movies in Slow Motion and...

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    C Playing Back in Slow Motion and Fast Motion When recording at normal speed: Recording 10 s time Playback 10...

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    Recording Movies in Slow Motion and Fast Motion (HS Movie) Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon...

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    AF Area Mode Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M AF area mode M k button...

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    Autofocus Mode Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M Autofocus mode M k button Set how...

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    Movie VR Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M Movie VR M k button Select the...

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    Wind Noise Reduction Enter shooting mode M d button M D menu icon M Wind noise reduction M k button...

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    The Playback Menu • See “Editing Images (Still Images)” (A72) for information about image editing functions. Mark for Upload Press...

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    Slide Show Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M Slide show M k button Play back images...

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    Protect Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M Protect M k button The camera protects selected images...

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    Copy (Copy Between the Memory Card and Internal Memory) Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M Copy...

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    Sequence Display Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M Sequence display M k button Select the method...

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    The Network Menu Press the d button M J menu icon M k button Configure the wireless network settings to...

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    Option Description Connection Select Disable to turn off Bluetooth communication. Change the smart device to connect with, or delete...

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    Operating the Text Input Keyboard Character Input for SSID, Password, Image Comment, and Copyright Information • Use the multi selector...

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    The Location Data Options Menu Location Data Options Press the d button M z menu icon M Location data options...

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    Points of Interest (POI) (Recording and Displaying Location Name Information) Press the d button M z menu icon M Points...

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    Create Log Press the d button M z menu icon M Create log M k button Start or stop recording...

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    View Log Press the d button M z menu icon M View log M k button Check or erase the...

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    Electronic Compass Press the d button M z menu icon M Electronic compass M k button Option Description Set whether...

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    Altitude/Depth Options Press the d button M z menu icon M Altitude/depth options M k button Option Description Set whether...

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    The Setup Menu Time Zone and Date Press the d button M z menu icon M Time zone and date...

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    Setting the Time Zone 1 Use the multi selector HI to select Time zone and date Time zone and press...

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    Monitor Settings Press the d button M z menu icon M Monitor settings M k button Option Description Photo info...

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    Shooting mode Playback mode 4/4 40 30 20 10 0 15m 15m -10 1010hPa 1010hPa Framing 25m 0s 0004....

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    Date Stamp Press the d button M z menu icon M Date stamp M k button The shooting date and...

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    Photo VR Press the d button M z menu icon M Photo VR M k button Select the vibration reduction...

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    AF Assist Press the d button M z menu icon M AF assist M k button Option Description The AF-assist...

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    Sound Settings Press the d button M z menu icon M Sound settings M k button Option Description When On...

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    Action Control Response Press the d button M z menu icon M Action control response M k button Set the...

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    Auto Off Press the d button M z menu icon M Auto off M k button Set the amount of...

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    Format Card/Format Memory Press the d button M z menu icon M Format card/Format memory M k button Use this...

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    Image Comment Press the d button M z menu icon M Image comment M k button Attach a comment that...

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    Copyright Information Press the d button M z menu icon M Copyright information M k button Attach the copyright information...

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    Charge by Computer Press the d button M z menu icon M Charge by computer M k button Option Description...

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    Reset All Press the d button M z menu icon M Reset all M k button When Reset is selected,...

  • Page 247

    Technical Notes Notices................................................................................................................................... 178 Notes About Wireless Communication Functions ................................................ 180 Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/GLONASS, Electronic Compass).... 183...

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    Notices Notices for Customers in the U.S.A. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS - SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK...

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    Notice for Customers in the State of California WARNING Handling the cord on this product will expose you to lead,...

  • Page 250

    Notes About Wireless Communication Functions Restrictions on Wireless Devices The wireless transceiver included in this product conforms to wireless regulations...

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    Precautions when Exporting or Carrying This Product Abroad This product is controlled by the United States Export Administration Regulations (EAR)....

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    Notice for Customers in Singapore This device complies with radio-frequency regulations. Complies with IMDA Standards DA103423 182 Technical Notes Notes...

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    Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/ GLONASS, Electronic Compass) Location name data of this camera Before using the location data...

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    Caring for the Product Observe the precautions described below in addition to the warnings in “For Your Safety” (Avi–viii) and...

  • Page 255

    The Battery Precautions for Use • Note that the battery may become hot after use. • Do not use the...

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    Charging an Exhausted Battery Turning the camera on or off while an exhausted battery is inserted in the camera may...

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    Memory Cards Precautions for Use • Use only Secure Digital memory cards (A216). • Be sure to follow the precautions...

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    Cleaning and Storage Cleaning After Using the Camera Underwater Follow the procedure below to rinse the camera with fresh water...

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    Storage If you do not intend to use the camera for an extended period, remove the battery and avoid storing...

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    Error Messages Refer to the table below if an error message is displayed. Display Cause/Solution A Battery temperature is elevated....

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    Display Cause/Solution A The memory card has not been formatted for use in the camera. Formatting deletes all data...

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    Display Cause/Solution A This image cannot be The image is protected. 150 deleted. Disable protection. The camera clock was...

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    Display Cause/Solution A An error occurred while communicating with the printer. Communications error 111 Turn the camera off and...

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    Troubleshooting If the camera fails to function as expected, check the list of common problems below before consulting your retailer...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A • Confirm all connections. 13 • When connected to a computer, the camera may not charge...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A Date not stamped on • The current shooting mode does not support images even when Date...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A • Use the flash. 50 • Increase the ISO sensitivity value. 133 • Enable Photo VR...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A The subject is dark and the shutter speed is too slow Randomly spaced or ISO sensitivity...

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    Playback Issues Problem Cause/Solution A • This camera may not be able to play back images saved with another make...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A The recorded location name is different from The desired landmark name may not be registered, –...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A Unable to select Create The camera clock has not been set. log in the location data...

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    External Device Issues Problem Cause/Solution A • When establishing a wireless connection for the first time, follow the instructions in...

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    Problem Cause/Solution A Cannot perform remote • Remote photography cannot be performed when photography from a a memory card...

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    File Names Images or movies are assigned file names as follows. File name: DSCN 0001 .JPG (1) (2) (3) Not...

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    C Log Data Saved on Memory Cards The log data is saved in the “NCFL“ folder. File name : N171115...

  • Page 276

    Optional Accessories MH-65 Battery Charger Battery charger Charging time is about 2 hours and 30 minutes for a fully exhausted...

  • Page 277

    Attaching the Underwater Speedlight You can use an SB-N10 underwater speedlight attached to the COOLPIX W300 to shoot underwater with...

  • Page 278

    Make sure to turn off the camera and underwater speedlight before attaching. 1 Attach the camera to the underwater fiber-optic...

  • Page 279

    4 Attach the underwater fiber-optic cable to the cable adapter. • Connect the end of the cable with the longer...

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    8 Open the sensor cover of the underwater speedlight. 9 Connect one end of the cable (the end that connects...

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    Specifications Nikon COOLPIX W300 Digital Camera Type Compact digital camera 16.0 million (Image processing may reduce the number of Number...

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    Image size 16 M (High) 4608×3456P, 16 M 4608×3456, Still images 8 M 3264×2448, 4 M 2272×1704, 2 M 1600×1200,...

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    Bluetooth Communication Bluetooth Specification Version 4.1 protocols Bluetooth: 2402–2480 MHz Operating frequency Bluetooth Low Energy: 2402–2480 MHz 16 cardinal points...

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    JIS/IEC protection class 8 (IPX8) equivalent (under our testing conditions) Waterproof Capacity to shoot images underwater up to a...

  • Page 285

    EN-EL12 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery Type Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Rated capacity DC 3.7 V, 1050 mAh Operating temperature 0°C–40°C (32°F–104°F) Dimensions...

  • Page 286

    Memory Cards That Can Be Used The camera supports SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards. • The camera also supports...

  • Page 287

    • All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are the...

  • Page 288

    USER LICENSE AGREEMENT FOR LOCATION NAME DATA The location name data that is stored in this digital camera (“Data”) is...

  • Page 289

    Disclaimer of Liability: NIKON AND ITS LICENSORS (INCLUDING THEIR LICENSORS AND SUPPLIERS) SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU: IN RESPECT...

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    Government End Users. If the Data supplied by HERE is being acquired by or on behalf of the United States...

  • Page 291

    Austria:  Bundesamt für Eich- und Vermessungswesen Belgium:  - Distribution & Copyright CIRB Croatia/Cyprus/Estonia/Latvia/Lithuania/Moldova/Poland/Slovenia/Ukraine:  EuroGeographics Denmark: Contains data...

  • Page 292

    Contains data under the Norwegian licence for Open Government data (NLOD) distributed by Norwegian Public Roads Administration (NPRA) Portugal: Source:...

  • Page 293

    Index Symbols AF-assist illuminator...................................... 2 o Scene auto selector mode A-GPS file ......................................................... 99 ............................................................... 18, 26, 28 Airplane mode...

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    Close-up k ........................................... 30, 32 File names.................................................... 204 Compression ratio ................................... 127 Fill flash .............................................................. 51 Computer........................................... 108, 115 Fireworks...

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    Image mode..................................... 122, 127 N Image review .............................................. 164 Network menu................................ 119, 153 Internal memory........................................... 11 Night landscape j........................... 30,...

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    R Smile timer ..................................................... 44 Rechargeable Li-ion battery .............. 215 SnapBridge app............................................ 15 Recording slow motion movies Snow z ..............................................................

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    Wide-angle............................................. 18, 56 Wi-Fi....................................................... 124, 153 Wind noise reduction................ 123, 147 Z Zoom ......................................................... 18, 56 Zoom control................................... 3, 18,...

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    No reproduction in any form of this manual, in whole or in part (except for brief quotation in critical articles...

  • Page 299: SnapBridge Connection Guide

    Connection Guide (for COOLPIX) Table of Contents Preparing a Smart Device......................................................................................................... 2 Pairing the Camera and a Smart Device...

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    Preparing a Smart Device 1 Install the SnapBridge app. • iOS: Apple App Store® Android™: Google Play™ You can check...

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    2 Press the k button when the dialog on the right is displayed on the camera. Use SnapBridge to send...

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    6 Tap Pair on the smart device, and then press the k button on the camera. • If you pressed...

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    Image Upload Use any of the following methods to upload captured images to a smart device. Image upload Description...

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    Switching to a Wi-Fi Connection (for iOS) When using Remote photography or Download selected pictures, a dialog prompting to switch...

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    Tips on Pairing Disconnecting and Reconnecting the Pairing Use any of the following methods to temporarily disconnect and reconnect the...

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    3 To re-pair, select Network menu M Connect to smart device in the camera and press the k button. •...

  • Page 307: Corrections to SnapBridge Connection Guide

    Nikon CO OL PIX W30 0 Bl ~Wil The SnapBridge Connection Guide with this product contains the errors indicated below....

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    m~ Le SnapBridge Guide de connexion fourni avec ce produit contient les erreurs mentionnees ci-dessous. Nous vous prions de nous...

  • Page 309: Warranty

    • Nikon • .i Serial No. Model See the reverse side for details COOLPJX W300 • • WA RRA NTY...

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    • Nikon Inc. CAMERA/ACCESSORY ONE YEAR USA LIMITED WARRANTY This is your Nikon Inc. Camera/Accessory One Year USA Limited Warranty...

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