Nikon Coolpix 995 User Manual

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The Nikon Guide to Digital Photography 
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DIGITAL CAMERA
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Summary of Contents of user manual for Nikon Coolpix 995

  • Page 1COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 1 The Nikon Guide to Digital Photography with the DIGITAL CAMERA E
  • Page 2: Before Using the CameraCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 2 For Your Safety This section contains important safety information. Read this section in...
  • Page 3: For Your SafetyCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 4 For Your Safety—continued Observe proper precautions when handling the battery CD-ROMs The battery...
  • Page 4COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 6 For Your Safety—continued Do not drop Notice for customers in Canada The product...
  • Page 5COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 8 For Your Safety—continued Notice Concerning Prohibition of Copying or Notices Reproduction Concerning the...
  • Page 6COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 10 Introduction About This Manual Thank you for purchasing the Nikon COOLPIX995 digital camera—a...
  • Page 7COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 12 Contents Before Using the Camera ................................................................2-27 Advanced Operations.....................................................................79-90 For Your Safety ..............................................................................................3-9 Autofocus...
  • Page 8COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 14 Nomenclature 1 2 Inside memory Opening Sync 3 card slot cover 2 terminal...
  • Page 9COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 16 Nomenclature—continued Control Panel Monitor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 (All indications...
  • Page 10: IntroductionCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 18 Quick Guide This section will rapidly guide you through the first steps, from...
  • Page 11: About This ManualCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 20 Quick Guide—continued 5 Press the Shutter release button lightly to focus on the...
  • Page 12COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 22 Menu Guide: Shooting Mode Shooting Menu 1 Press the Multi Shooting Menu 2...
  • Page 13COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 24 Menu Guide: Shooting Mode SET-UP 1 Press the Multi SET-UP 2 SET-UP (...
  • Page 14: NomenclatureCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 26 Menu Guide: Playback Mode Playback Menu Press the Multi SET-UP selector to switch...
  • Page 15COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:37 PM Page 28 PREPARATION This section introduces preparations necessary before using the camera. Preparation Check list...
  • Page 16COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 30 Installing Battery The camera requires either the supplied Li-ion Rechargeable Battery or N...
  • Page 17COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 32 Selecting a Language The language in which menus and messages are displayed can...
  • Page 18: Quick GuideCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 34 Setting Date/Time The date and time for your country or location should be...
  • Page 19COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 36 Inserting CF Memory Card The COOLPIX995 uses a CompactFlash™ (CF) memory card to...
  • Page 20COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 38 Formatting CF Memory Cards CF memory cards must be formatted before being used...
  • Page 21COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 40 Strap and Lens Cap Attaching strap MODE M-FOC US ISO SIZE Useful Advice...
  • Page 22: Shooting ModeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 42 Holding the Camera Holding the Camera/Pressing the Shutter Release Button To reduce blurring...
  • Page 23COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 44 Mode Dial and Multi Selector Mode Dial Use the Mode dial to select...
  • Page 24: Shooting ModeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 46 Basic Operation (Auto Mode) 1 Set the camera to Auto Mode (Set the...
  • Page 25COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:38 PM Page 48 Basic Operation (Auto Mode)—continued 3 Lightly press the Shutter release button and confirm...
  • Page 26: Menu Guide: ˘ Playback ModeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 50 Basic Operation (Auto Mode)—continued Built-in Speedlight Use the built-in Speedlight if there is...
  • Page 27COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 52 Basic Operation (Auto Mode)—continued Self-Timer Operation 6 Press the Delete button in Full-screen...
  • Page 28COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 54 Simple Playback Operations Set the Mode dial to ˘ to set the camera...
  • Page 29: PreparationCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 56 Other Functions By connecting the camera to your TV set or a personal...
  • Page 30: Installing BatteryCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 58 Setting Image Quality and Size Shooting Mode In both or mode, one of...
  • Page 31COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 60 How Much Space is Left on my CF Memory Card— Confirming the Number...
  • Page 32: Selecting a LanguageCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 62 Selecting Focus Mode—continued Shooting Mode Digital zoom Shooting Mode With the Monitor turned...
  • Page 33COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 64 Setting the Exposure mode Shooting Mode To create a variety of photographic treatments,...
  • Page 34: Setting Date/TimeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:39 PM Page 66 Setting the Exposure mode—continued Shooting Mode S: Shutter-Priority Auto Â: Manual Enables you...
  • Page 35COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 68 Setting the Exposure mode—continued Shooting Mode Setting the Flash Mode Shooting Mode Four...
  • Page 36: Inserting CF Memory CardCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 70 Setting the Flash Mode—continued Shooting Mode Setting the Exposure Compensation Value Shooting Mode...
  • Page 37COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 72 Adjusting Sensitivity Shooting Mode Sensitivity increases the use that the camera makes of...
  • Page 38: Formatting CF Memory CardsCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 74 Playback Playback Mode ˘ Playback Taking a Closer Look: Zooming In Playback mode...
  • Page 39COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 76 Playback—continued Playback Mode ˘ Deleting photographs Playback Mode ˘ Thumbnail Playback By pressing...
  • Page 40: Strap and Lens CapCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 78 Deleting photographs—continued Playback Mode ˘ Deleting Individual Photographs in Thumbnail Playback 1 Highlight...
  • Page 41: Useful Advice on COOLPIX Camera TechniquesCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 80 Autofocus Lock/Auto Exposure Lock Shooting Mode Manual Focus Shooting Mode If the subject...
  • Page 42: Holding the CameraCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 82 Situations Where Autofocus May not Work as Expected Shooting Mode Recording Movie/Movie Playback...
  • Page 43: Holding the Camera/Pressing the Shutter Release ButtonCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:40 PM Page 84 Recording Movie/Movie Playback—continued Quick Delete/Holding the Image in the Display Shooting Mode Operation...
  • Page 44: Mode Dial and Multi SelectorCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 86 Quick Review Mode/Full-Screen Review Mode Shooting Mode Quick review mode/Full-screen review mode is...
  • Page 45: Simple Shooting and PlaybackCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 88 Viewing Additional Picture Information Rotating the Command dial changes the display to the...
  • Page 46: Basic Operation (Auto Mode)COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 90 Sync Terminal External Nikon Speedlights can be accommodated by using the optional Multi-Flash...
  • Page 47COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 92 Setting Shooting Menus Shooting Mode In Shooting mode, the Shooting menu provides access...
  • Page 48COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 94 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode Check points: Moving from page to page WHITE...
  • Page 49COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 96 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode — Preset White Balance — METERING In certain...
  • Page 50COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 98 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode Metering system Characteristic Shooting situations CONTINUOUS Spot AF...
  • Page 51COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 100 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode * The shooting speed varies with the memory...
  • Page 52COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:41 PM Page 102 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode BEST SHOT SELECTOR When the Best Shot Selector...
  • Page 53: Self-Timer OperationCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 104 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode IMAGE ADJUSTMENT SATURATION CONTROL When you take a...
  • Page 54: Simple Playback OperationsCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 106 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode LENS — Slide Copy Adapter — Select Slide...
  • Page 55COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 108 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode USER SETTING EXPOSURE OPTIONS The camera can “memorize”...
  • Page 56: Other FunctionsCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 110 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode — Exposure Compensation — FOCUS OPTIONS Exposure metering...
  • Page 57: Detailed OperationsCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 112 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode — Auto-Focus Mode — — Distance Units —...
  • Page 58: Setting Image Quality and SizeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 114 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode IMAGE SHARPENING AUTO BRACKETING The camera can emphasize...
  • Page 59COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 116 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode Check point Notes: Auto Bracketing and White Balance...
  • Page 60: Confirming the Number of Exposures RemainingCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 118 Setting Shooting Menus—continued Shooting Mode RESET ALL Playback Menu items The Reset all...
  • Page 61: Selecting the Focus ModeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 120 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus Shooting Mode The SET-UP menu allows you to select...
  • Page 62COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:42 PM Page 122 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode The Shooting SET-UP Items (in mode) 3...
  • Page 63: Digital ZoomCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 124 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode [Delete] Monitor Options This option enables you...
  • Page 64: Setting the Exposure modeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 126 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode — Hue — Shutter Sound The hue...
  • Page 65COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 128 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode Seq. Numbers CF Card Format In order...
  • Page 66COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 130 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode Shooting SET-UP Items (only in mode) —...
  • Page 67COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 132 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode Zoom Options Speedlight Options You can use...
  • Page 68COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 134 Setting Shooting SET-UP Menus—continued Shooting Mode Note: Activating an optional Speedlight Video Mode...
  • Page 69: Setting the Flash ModeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 136 Playback Menus Playback Mode ˘ The Playback mode has two pages of settings...
  • Page 70COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 138 Playback Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Playback Menu — Deleting All Images — Delete...
  • Page 71: Setting the Exposure Compensation ValueCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:43 PM Page 140 Playback Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Folders — Start — Press ≤/≥ on the...
  • Page 72: Adjusting SensitivityCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 142 Playback Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Protect Hide Image The Protect option can be...
  • Page 73COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 144 Playback SET-UP Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Print Set — Print Set options —...
  • Page 74: PlaybackCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 146 Playback Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Auto Transfer — Transferring all images — The...
  • Page 75COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 148 Playback SET-UP Menus Playback Mode ˘ In the Playback SET-UP menu, you can...
  • Page 76COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 150 Playback SET-UP Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Playback SET-UP Menu items CF Card Format...
  • Page 77: Deleting PhotographsCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 152 Playback SET-UP Menus—continued Playback Mode ˘ Language The camera menus and messages can...
  • Page 78COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 154 Connecting to an AC Adapter (optional) Connecting to a television or VCR The...
  • Page 79: Advanced OperationsCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 156 Connecting to a computer Although it is not necessary to own or use...
  • Page 80: Autofocus Lock/Auto Exposure LockCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 158 Connecting to a computer—continued Note: Operation when connected to a computer Reading Photographs...
  • Page 81: Manual FocusCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 160 Connecting to a computer—continued Image files and folders—naming DSCN: Image file name DSCN0001.JPG...
  • Page 82: Situations Where Autofocus May not Work as ExpectedCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 162 Optional Accessories Wideangle Converter WC-E63 PC Card Adapter EC-AD1 When the WC-E63 is...
  • Page 83: Recording Movie/Movie PlaybackCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 164 Optional Accessories—continued/Operating Conditions Caring for Your Camera Notes: Using CF memory cards—continued Cleaning...
  • Page 84COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 166 Troubleshooting If the COOLPIX995 is not operating properly, check the following items. Problem...
  • Page 85: Quick Delete/Holding the Image in the DisplayCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 168 Error Messages If the following error messages appear on the Monitor or Control...
  • Page 86: Quick Review Mode/Full-Screen Review ModeCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 170 Error Messages—continued Monitor Control panel Problem Solution Page • Overflow of the image...
  • Page 87COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 172 Specifications Type Digital camera E995 Capture modes Single, Continuous, Multi-shot 16, VGA Sequence,...
  • Page 88: Viewing Additional Picture InformationCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 174 Specifications—continued Interface USB, video output (NTSC/PAL selectable) Auto Power Off I/O terminal DC...
  • Page 89COOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 176 Index 3 : 2 size .........................................................................P. 59, 60 Exposure Compensation ...............................................P. 71, 109...
  • Page 90: Sync TerminalCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 178 Index—continued Language..............................................................p. 32, 135, 152 Saturation Control................................................................P. 105 L Lens converter.....................................................................P. 106 Long...
  • Page 91: Using the Camera MenusCOOLPIX995 (E) 01.5.30 0:44 PM Page 180 No reproduction in any form of this manual, in whole or in part...
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