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The Nikon Guide to Digital Photography
with the
DIGITAL CAMERA
Water Resistance
Read the following warnings before using the camera. Damage or malfunction resulting from failure to observe the following precautions is not covered
under warranty.
The accessories provided with the camera are not water-resistant.
Important: Read Before Use
The COOLPIX S2 is not waterproof, and should never be immersed in
water. It is water and dust tight, giving it water resistance equivalent to IEC
60529 IPX4 (“splash proof”). Its enclosures are intended for use indoors and
outdoors to protect the enclosed equipment against water splashed from any
direction. Please observe the following precautions:
Do not wash in water
Use a dry cloth to
remove spray or other
moisture.
Do not immerse
Do not use underwater
Keep terminals dry
Ensure that the multi
connector cover is
tightly closed.
Trademark Information
Macintosh, Mac OS, and QuickTime are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are
registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. The SD logo is a trademark of the SD Card Association. Adobe
and Acrobat are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Inc. PictBridge is a trademark. D-Lighting technology is
provided by Apical Limited. Face-priority AF technology is provided by Identix®. All other trade names mentioned
in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are trademarks or registered trademarks
of their respective holders.
Symbols and Conventions
To make it easier to find the information you
need, the following symbols and conventions
are used:
This icon marks cautions, information
that should be read before use to prevent
damage to the camera.
This icon marks notes, information that
should be read before using the camera.
This icon marks tips, additional information that may be helpful when using the
camera.
Introduction
First Steps
Basic Photography
More on Photography
Scene Mode
This icon indicates that more information
is available elsewhere in this manual or in
the Quick Start Guide.
Voice Recordings
Movies
More on Playback
Menu Guide
Memory Cards
Pictures taken with this camera can be stored in
the camera’s internal memory or on removable
memory cards. If a memory card is inserted, all
new pictures will be stored on the memory card
and delete, playback, and format operations will
apply only to the pictures on the memory card.
The memory card must be removed before the
internal memory can be formatted or used to
store, delete, or view pictures.
Technical Notes
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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:
This icon marks warnings, information that should be read before using this
Nikon product to prevent possible injury.
WARNINGS
Turn off in the event of malfunction
Should you notice smoke or an unusual
smell coming from the camera or AC
adapter, unplug the AC adapter and
remove the battery immediately, taking care to avoid burns. Continued
operation could result in injury. After
removing or disconnecting the power
source, take the equipment to a Nikonauthorized service representative for
inspection.
Do not disassemble
Touching the internal parts of the
camera or AC adapter could result in
injury. Repairs should be performed
only by qualified technicians. Should
the camera or AC adapter break open
as the result of a fall or other accident,
take the product to a Nikon-authorized
service representative for inspection
after unplugging the product and/or
removing the battery.
Do not use the camera or AC adapter in
the presence of flammable gas
Do not use electronic equipment in the
presence of flammable gas, as this could
result in explosion or fire.
Handle the camera strap with care
Never place the strap around the neck
of an infant or child.
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Keep out of reach of children
Particular care should be taken to prevent infants from putting the batteries
or other small parts into their mouths.
Observe the following precautions when
handling the AC adapter
• Use only adapters designated for use
with this product.
• Keep dry. Failure to observe this precaution could result in fire or electric shock.
• Dust on or near the metal parts of the
plug should be removed with a dry
cloth. Continued use could result in
fire.
• Do not handle the power cable or go
near the adapter during thunderstorms.
Failure to observe this precaution could
result in electric shock.
• Do not damage, modify, forcibly tug or
bend the power cable, place it under
heavy objects, or expose it to heat or
flame. Should the insulation be damaged and the wires become exposed,
take it to a Nikon-authorized service
representative for inspection. Failure to
observe these precautions could result in
fire or electric shock.
• Do not handle the plug with wet hands.
Failure to observe this precaution could
result in electric shock.
Observe proper precautions when handling batteries
Batteries may leak or explode if improperly handled. Observe the following
precautions when handling batteries for
use in this product:
• Before replacing the battery, turn the
product off. If you are using an AC
adapter, be sure it is unplugged.
• Use only rechargeable Nikon EN-EL8
lithium-ion batteries (supplied). Charge
the battery either by inserting it in the
camera and connecting the supplied AC
adapter, or by inserting it in a MH-62
battery charger (available separately).
• When inserting the battery, do not attempt to insert it upside down or backwards.
• Do not short or disassemble batteries.
• Do not expose batteries to flame or to
excessive heat.
• Do not immerse in or expose to water.
• Replace the terminal cover when transporting the battery. Do not transport or
store with metal objects such as necklaces or hairpins.
• Batteries are prone to leakage when
fully discharged. To avoid damage to
the product, be sure to remove the battery when no charge remains.
• Discontinue use immediately should you
notice any change in the battery, such as
discoloration or deformation.
Handle moving parts with care
Care should be taken to prevent fingers
or other objects from being pinched in
the sliding lens cover or other moving
parts.
CD-ROMs
The CD-ROMs supplied with this device
should not be played back on audio CD
equipment. Playing CD-ROMs on an
audio CD player could cause hearing
loss or damage the equipment.
Observe caution when operating the
flash
Using the flash close to your subject’s
eyes could cause temporary visual
impairment.
Particular care should
be observed if photographing infants,
when the flash should be no less than
one meter (39˝) from the subject.
Do not fire the flash while it is touching
a person or object
Such use can result in the person being
burned, and/or their clothes igniting
from the heat of the flash.
Avoid contact with liquid crystal
Should the monitor break, care should
be taken to avoid injury due to broken
glass and to prevent liquid crystal from
the monitor touching the skin or entering the eyes or mouth.
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 regulations.
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Notices
• No part of the manuals 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 these manuals 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 has been made to
ensure that the information in these
manuals is accurate and complete, we
would appreciate it were you to bring
any errors or omissions to the attention
of the Nikon representative in your area
(address provided separately).
Notice for customers in the U.S.A.
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Radio Frequency Interference
Statement
S2
This equipment has been tested and found
to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC
rules. These limits are designed to provide
reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. CAUTIONS
This equipment generates, uses, and can Modifications
radiate radio frequency energy and, if not The FCC requires the user to be notified
installed and used in accordance with the that any changes or modifications made to
instructions, may cause harmful interfer- this device that are not expressly approved
ence to radio communications. However, by Nikon Corporation may void the user’s
there is no guarantee that interference authority to operate the equipment.
will not occur in a particular installation. Interface Cables
If this equipment does cause harmful in- Use the interface cables sold or provided
terference to radio or television reception, by Nikon for your equipment. Using other
which can be determined by turning the interface cables may exceed the limits of
equipment off and on, the user is encour- Class B Part 15 of the FCC rules.
aged to try to correct the interference by
Notice for customers in the State of Calione or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving an- fornia
WARNING: Handling the cord on this
tenna.
• Increase the separation between the product will expose you to lead, a chemical known to the State of California to
equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet cause birth defects or other reproductive
on a circuit different from that to which harm. Wash hands after handling.
the receiver is connected.
Nikon Inc.,
• Consult the dealer or an experienced 1300 Walt Whitman Road, Melville, New York
radio / television technician for help.
11747-3064, U.S.A. Tel.: 631-547-4200
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Notice for customers in Canada
CAUTION
This class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interference
Causing Equipment Regulations.
ATTENTION
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement
sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada.
Notice Concerning Prohibition of Copying or Reproduction
Note that simply being in possession of material that has been digitally copied or reproduced by means of a scanner, digital camera or other device may be punishable by law.
• Items prohibited by law from being
copied or reproduced
Do not copy or reproduce paper money,
coins, securities, government bonds, or
local government bonds, even if such
copies or reproductions are stamped
“Sample.”
The copying or reproduction of paper
money, coins, or securities which are
circulated in a foreign country is prohibited.
Unless the prior permission of the government has been obtained, the copying or reproduction of unused postage
stamps or post cards issued by the
government is prohibited.
The copying or reproduction of stamps
issued by the government and of certified documents stipulated by law is
prohibited.
• Cautions on certain copies and reproductions
The government has issued cautions on
copies or reproductions of securities issued by private companies (shares, bills,
checks, gift certificates, etc.), commuter
passes, or coupon tickets, except when
a minimum of necessary copies are to
be provided for business use by a company. Also, do not copy or reproduce
passports issued by the government,
licenses issued by public agencies and
private groups, ID cards, and tickets,
such as passes and meal coupons.
• Comply with copyright notices
The copying or reproduction of copyrighted creative works such as books,
music, paintings, woodcut prints, maps,
drawings, movies, and photographs is
governed by national and international
copyright laws. Do not use this product
for the purpose of making illegal copies
or to infringe copyright laws.
Disposing of Data Storage Devices
Please note that deleting images or formatting data storage devices such as memory card 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, or format the device and then completely refill it
with images containing no private information (for example, pictures of empty sky). Be sure
to also replace any pictures selected for the welcome screen ( 73). Care should be taken to
avoid injury or damage to property when physically destroying data storage devices.
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Table of Contents
For Your Safety ..............................................................................................ii
Introduction
1
Parts of the Camera....................................................................................... 2
The Monitor................................................................................................... 4
The MV-12 COOL-STATION............................................................................ 6
The EH-63 AC Adapter .................................................................................. 6
First Steps
7
Inserting the Battery ..................................................................................... 7
Charging the Battery..................................................................................... 8
Inserting Memory Cards.............................................................................. 10
Turning the Camera On .............................................................................. 12
Basic Setup ................................................................................................... 12
Basic Photography
14
Step 1 — Select
Mode .............................................................................. 14
Step 2 — Frame the Picture.......................................................................... 15
Step 3 — Focus and Shoot ............................................................................ 16
Step 4 — View the Results ............................................................................ 17
More on Photography
18
Using the Flash ............................................................................................ 18
Taking Pictures with the Self-Timer............................................................ 20
Easy Close-ups: Macro Close-up Mode ....................................................... 21
Scene Mode
22
Framing Assist: , , , and ................................................................. 23
Other Scenes ................................................................................................ 28
Voice Recordings
33
Movies
36
Movie Mode................................................................................................. 36
Recording Movies ........................................................................................ 38
Viewing Movies ........................................................................................... 40
More on Playback
41
Viewing Pictures on the Camera ................................................................ 41
Viewing Pictures on TV ............................................................................... 45
Viewing Pictures on a Computer................................................................ 46
Printing Pictures .......................................................................................... 50
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Menu Guide
58
The Shooting Menu..................................................................................... 58
Image Mode ............................................................................................... 59
White Balance............................................................................................. 60
Exposure Compensation.............................................................................. 61
Continuous ................................................................................................. 61
Best Shot Selector (BSS) .............................................................................. 63
Sensitivity.................................................................................................... 64
Color Options ............................................................................................. 64
The Playback Menu ..................................................................................... 65
Slide Show .................................................................................................. 67
Delete ......................................................................................................... 68
Protect ........................................................................................................ 68
Transfer Marking......................................................................................... 69
Small Picture ............................................................................................... 70
Copy........................................................................................................... 71
The Setup Menu .......................................................................................... 72
Welcome Screen ......................................................................................... 73
Date ........................................................................................................... 74
Monitor Settings ......................................................................................... 76
Date Imprint ............................................................................................... 77
Sound Settings............................................................................................ 78
Blur Warning............................................................................................... 78
Auto Off ..................................................................................................... 79
Format Memory / Format Card...................................................................... 79
Language.................................................................................................... 80
Interface ..................................................................................................... 80
AF Assist ..................................................................................................... 80
Reset all ...................................................................................................... 80
Menus ........................................................................................................ 81
Firmware Version ........................................................................................ 81
Technical Notes
82
Optional Accessories ................................................................................... 82
Caring for the Camera ................................................................................ 83
Error Messages............................................................................................. 86
Troubleshooting .......................................................................................... 89
Appendix: Focus Lock, File Storage, and Date Imprint ............................. 92
Specifications ............................................................................................... 95
Index............................................................................................................. 98
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Attaching the Camera Strap
Attach the camera strap as shown below.
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Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories
Nikon COOLPIX cameras are designed to the highest standards and include complex electronic circuitry. Only Nikon brand electronic accessories (including battery
chargers, batteries, and AC adapters) certified by Nikon specifically for use with this
Nikon digital camera are engineered and proven to operate within the operational
and safety requirements of this electronic circuitry.
THE USE OF NON-NIKON ELECTRONIC ACCESSORIES COULD DAMAGE THE CAMERA AND MAY VOID YOUR
NIKON WARRANTY. The use of third-party rechargeable Li-ion batteries not approved by
Nikon could interfere with normal operation of the camera or result in the batteries
overheating, igniting, rupturing, or leaking.
For more information about Nikon brand accessories, contact a local authorized
Nikon dealer.
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Introduction
Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon COOLPIX S2 digital camera. This
manual has been written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon
digital camera. Read this manual thoroughly before use, and keep it where
all those who use the product will read it.
Introduction
Before Taking Important Pictures
Before taking pictures on important occasions (such as at weddings or before taking the
camera on a trip), take a test shot to ensure that the camera is functioning normally.
Nikon will not be held liable for damages or lost profits that may result from product
malfunction.
Life-Long Learning
As part of Nikon’s “Life-Long Learning” commitment to ongoing product support and
education, continually-updated information is available on-line 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 digital imaging and photography. Additional information may be available from the Nikon representative in your
area. See the URL below for contact information:
http://nikonimaging.com/
1
Parts of the Camera
Power-on lamp (
Shutter-release
button ( 16)
12, 14)
Self-timer lamp ( 20) /
Speaker
AF-assist illuminator
33,
40,
44)
(
Microphone
(LED;
16, 80, 83, 95)
( 33, 36, 44)
Introduction
Eyelet for
camera
strap
Lens (
95)
Memory
card slot/
Batterychamber
cover (
7, 10, 11)
84,
Sliding lens cover closed
Sliding lens
cover ( 12)
Built-in flash ( 18)
Memory card slot
( 10−11)
Battery chamber
( 7)
Battery latch (
7)
Movie ( 36)
Choose from four movie modes.
Scene ( 22)
Choose from fifteen “scenes” suited to different subjects or shooting conditions and let the camera do the
rest. An additional voice recording mode is available
for creating audio recordings ( 33).
Auto ( 14)
A simple “point-and-shoot” mode in which
the majority of settings are controlled by the
camera. A shooting menu offers control over
seven shooting options.
2
Mode indicators
( 14, 22, 36)
Mode button ( 14, 22, 36)
Press to cycle through shooting modes
as shown below:
(playback)
button ( 17,
41, 65)
(
(menu) button
22, 35, 36, 58,
65, 72)
Zoom ( / ) / button
( 15, 22, 41, 42)
Indicator lamp ( 9) /
Flash lamp ( 16)
Introduction
Monitor ( 4,
14, 84, 95)
(
(delete) button
17, 34, 40, 41, 44)
Tripod socket
Multi connector (
Multi connector cover (
6, 8)
6, 8)
Multi selector
• Menu navigation: Move cursor up.
• Shooting ( ): Display flash mode
menu ( 18).
• Menu navigation: Cancel and return to previous menu, or move
cursor left.
• Shooting ( ): Display self-timer
mode menu ( 20).
• Menu navigation: Move cursor
down.
• Shooting ( ): Display macro
mode menu ( 21).
Press center ( )
to make selection
• Menu navigation: Display submenu, move cursor right, or
make selection.
3
The Monitor
The following indicators may appear in the monitor during shooting and playback (actual display varies with current camera settings):
Shooting
Introduction
20
2
21
3
4
1
19
7
8
9
10
17
AUTO
999
14
50
100
200
400
10
11
+1.0
18
6
5
12
AUTO
16
13
15
Playback
19
18
100NIKON
9999.JPG
01.01.2005
00:00
1
2
3
4
14
5
6
17
16
15
9999 / 9999
13
12 10
:START
4
11
9
7
8
12 Number of exposures
remaining................................ 14, 93
Movie length ........................... 36, 38
13 Flash mode.................................... 18
14 Exposure compensation................. 61
15 Image mode .................................. 59
16 Sensitivity ...................................... 64
17 Continuous shooting mode ..... 61–62
18 Best Shot Selector (BSS) ................. 63
19 Macro close-up mode.................... 21
20 White balance ............................... 60
21 Color option.................................. 64
1 Displayed when zoom button is pressed.
2 Displayed when shutter-release button is pressed
halfway.
3 Appears when batteries are running low.
4 Appears at slow shutter speeds to warn that pictures may be blurred.
5 Appears when camera clock has not been set.
1 Current folder ......................... 93–94
2 File number and type............... 93–94
3 Internal memory / memory card
indicator............................ 14, 16, 41
4 Battery level indicator 1 ................... 14
5 D-Lighting guide ........................... 43
6 Volume indicator ............... 34, 40, 44
7 Voice memo recording guide ......... 44
8 Voice memo playback guide .......... 44
9 Current frame number /
total number of frames............ 93–94
Movie length ................................. 36
10 D-Lighting icon.............................. 43
11 Movie playback indicator ............... 40
12 Voice memo icon........................... 44
13 Image mode .................................. 59
14 Movie indicator ............................. 40
15 Protect icon ................................... 68
16 Print-order icon ............................. 51
17 Transfer icon............................ 69, 80
18 Time of recording .........12–13, 74–75
19 Date of recording .........12–13, 74–75
1 Appears when batteries are running low.
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Introduction
1 Shooting mode.................. 14, 22, 36
2 Exposure lock .................... 32, 39, 62
3 Zoom indicator 1 ............................ 15
4 Focus indicator 2 ............................. 16
5 Battery level indicator 3 ................... 14
6 Internal memory / memory card
indicator.................................. 14, 16
7 Camera shake icon 4 .......... 19, 28, 78
8 “Date not set” indicator 5............... 13
9 Time zone indicator....................... 74
10 Self-timer indicator ........................ 20
11 Date imprint / date counter ............. 77
The MV-12 COOL-STATION
Place the camera in the supplied MV-12 COOL-STATION to:
• Charge the camera battery ( 8)
• View pictures on a television ( 45)
• Copy pictures to a computer ( 47)
DC-IN connector
• Print pictures via direct USB connection ( 52)
( 8)
Introduction
USB connector
( 47, 52)
Camera connector (
8)
The MV-12 COOL-STATION is not water-resistant.
Placing the Camera in the COOL-STATION
Open the multi connector cover and
place the camera in the COOL-STATION
as shown below, making sure that the
connector is fully inserted in the matching connector on the COOL-STATION.
Audio / video
connector
(A / V out;
45)
Removing the Camera from the COOLSTATION
Remove the camera as shown below and
close the multi-connector cover. Make
sure the cover is tightly closed.
Cover fits
here
The EH-63 AC Adapter
The supplied EH-63 AC adapter can
be connected directly to the camera
or via the MV-12 COOL-STATION
to charge the battery or power the
camera ( 8).
The EH-63 AC adapter is not waterresistant.
DC plug (connects to
DC-IN connector)
AC inlet
Power
lamp
AC plug
Power cord (connects to
household power outlet)
6
First Steps
Inserting the Battery
The camera uses a rechargeable Nikon EN-EL8 lithium-ion battery (supplied).
1
Open the memory card slot/battery-chamber cover
Slide the cover in the direction shown (�) until it opens (�).
�
First Steps
2
�
Insert the battery
Insert the battery as shown in the label at the entrance to the battery chamber. The orange battery
latch is pushed aside as the battery is inserted.
Inserting the Battery
Inserting the battery upside down or backwards
could damage the camera. Check to be sure the
battery is in the correct orientation.
The orange battery latch will pop up when the battery is fully inserted,
locking the battery in place.
Battery
latch
3
Close the memory card slot/battery-chamber cover
Close the cover (�) and slide it in the direction shown until it latches (�).
�
�
If the Camera Is Wet
Dry the camera with a cloth to prevent water from getting inside.
7
Charging the Battery
Charge the battery before first use or when the battery is running low.
1
Connect the AC adapter to the MV-12 COOL-STATION
After connecting the AC adapter power cord to the AC inlet (�), insert
the DC plug into the COOL-STATION’s DC-IN connector (�) and then plug
the power cord into a household AC power outlet (�). The power lamp
on the AC adapter will light (�).
First Steps
4
1
3
2
2
Turn the camera off
3
Place the camera in the COOL-STATION
Open the multi connector cover and place the camera in the
COOL-STATION with the monitor facing forwards and the connector fully
inserted in the matching connector on the COOL-STATION.
Charging the Battery
Check that the camera power-on lamp is off. The
battery will not charge when the camera is on.
Cover fits here
8
4
Charge the battery
The indicator lamp next to the camera monitor
will blink green while the battery charges. During
charging, battery status is shown as follows:
Indicator lamp
Description
Blinks
Battery charging.
On
Battery fully charged.
Check that camera is correctly inserted in COOL-STATION. If camFlickers
era is correctly inserted, battery requires replacement.
5
Remove the camera from the COOL-STATION
When charging is complete, remove the camera
from the COOL-STATION, close the multi connector
cover, and unplug the AC adapter. Make sure that
the multi connector cover is tightly closed.
Removing the Battery from the Camera
Turn the camera off ( 12) before removing or inserting
batteries. To eject the battery, slide the battery latch in the
direction shown. The battery can then be removed by hand.
Note that the battery may become hot during use; observe
due caution when removing the battery.
EN-EL8 Batteries
Before using the EN-EL8, read and follow the warnings and cautions on pages
ii–iii and 85 of this manual.
The EH-63 AC Adapter
The supplied EH-63 AC adapter can also be connected directly to the camera as shown at right. Whether connected
directly to the camera or to the MV-12 COOL-STATION, the
EH-63 can be used to power the camera or to charge the battery. Do not, under any circumstances, use another make
or model of AC adapter. Failure to observe this precaution
could result in overheating or in damage to the camera.
When connecting the adapter, be sure the DC plug is in the correct orientation.
Inserting the plug upside down could damage the camera or COOL-STATION.
After disconnecting the camera from the AC adapter, make sure that the multi connector cover is tightly closed.
9
First Steps
About two hours are required to charge a fully depleted battery.
Inserting Memory Cards
Pictures are stored in the camera’s internal memory (approximately 12 MB) or
on removable Secure Digital (SD) memory cards. For information on compatible memory cards, see “Technical Notes: Optional Accessories” ( 82).
If no memory card is inserted, pictures are recorded to, and played back and
deleted from, the camera’s internal memory. Formatting ( 79) affects internal memory only.
First Steps
If a memory card is inserted, the card is used for recording, playback, and deletion. Formatting affects only the memory card, not internal memory. The
memory card must be removed from the camera before internal memory
can be formatted or used to record, delete, or view pictures.
To insert a memory card:
1
2
Confirm that the power-on lamp is off
Inserting Memory Cards
Turn the camera off ( 12) before inserting or removing memory cards.
Open the memory card slot/battery-chamber cover
Slide the cover in the direction shown (�) until it opens (�).
�
10
�
3
Insert the memory card
Slide the memory card in terminals first until it clicks into place.
Direction of
insertion
Terminals
Before inserting the card, make sure that it is unlocked. If the card is locked, pictures can not be
recorded, deleted, or edited and the card can not
be formatted.
4
First Steps
Inserting Memory Cards
Check to be sure the card is in the correct orientation. Inserting the card upside down or backwards
could damage the camera or the card.
Lock
switch
Close the memory card slot cover/battery-chamber cover
Close the cover (�) and slide it in the direction shown until it latches (�)
�
�
Formatting Memory Cards
Before they can be used in the COOLPIX S2, memory cards must be formatted using the
Format card option in the camera setup menu ( 79).
Removing Memory Cards
Memory cards can be removed without loss of data when the
camera is off. To remove memory cards, turn the camera off
and confirm that the power-on lamp is off. Do not open
the memory card slot/battery-chamber cover while the
power-on lamp is lit. Open the memory card slot/batterychamber cover and press the card in to partially eject the card.
The card can then be removed by hand.
11
Turning the Camera On
Open the sliding lens cover. The camera will turn on
and the power-on lamp will light. The power-on lamp
shows camera status as follows:
Power-on lamp
On
Flickers
Off
Camera status
On
Battery exhausted ( 86)
Off or Auto power off (standby mode)
First Steps
Basic Setup
The first time the camera is turned on, a language-selection dialog will be
displayed. Choose a language and set the time and date as follows:
1
DATE
2
Set time and date?
No
Yes
Cancel
Confirm
Highlight language. *
* Press
3
Confirm
Confirmation dialog displayed.
button to exit without selecting language.
DATE
4
Set time and date?
TIME ZONE
London, Casablanca
DaylightSaving
No
Yes
Confirm
Highlight Yes.
† See “The Setup Menu: Date” (
Confirm
TIME ZONE menu displayed. †
74) for information on setting daylight saving time.
Turning the Camera Off
To turn the camera off, close the sliding lens cover. The camera is off when the poweron lamp is off. Do not remove the battery or memory card or disconnect the AC
adapter until the power-on lamp has gone out.
Auto Power off (Stand-by Mode)
If no operations are performed for about five seconds, the monitor will gradually dim
to save power. Full brightness can be restored by pressing the shutter-release button or
operating any of the controls next to the monitor. If no operations are performed for
about a minute, the monitor will turn off altogether and the camera will enter stand-by
mode, further reducing the drain on the battery ( 79).
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5
HOME TIME ZONE
6
London, Casablanca
Back
Confirm
Madrid, Paris, Berlin
Back
Confirm
Display map of world time zones.
7
DATE
D
M
Y
Select home time zone.
8
:
Y
10
20 . 04 . 2005
:
Y
:
00
Edit Day (order of Day, Month, and
Year may differ in some areas).
M
00
M
00
DATE
D
D
20 . 01 . 2005
00
Display DATE menu.
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DATE
First Steps
01 . 01 . 2005
00
HOME TIME ZONE
DATE
D
M
Y
20 . 04 . 2005
00
15
:
10
Confirm
Select Month. Repeat steps 8–9 to
edit Month, Year, hour, and minute.
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DATE
M
D
Y
Highlight D M Y.
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04 . 20 . 2005
15
:
10
Confirm
Choose date display order.
AUTO
Exit to current mode.
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Do Not Touch the Lens
Avoid touching the camera lens when opening or closing the sliding lens cover.
The Camera Clock
The clock battery charges when the main battery is installed or an AC adapter is connected,
and can provide several days of backup power after about 10 hours of charging. The clock and
birthday counter may be reset when the battery runs low; when the battery is exhausted,
the DATE menu will be displayed automatically. If the clock is not set, a (“date not set”)
icon will flash in the monitor during shooting. Pictures taken while this icon is displayed will
have a time stamp of “00.00.0000 00:00,” while movies will be dated “01.01.2005 00:00.”
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Basic Photography
This section describes how to take pictures in
(auto) mode, an automatic,
“point-and-shoot” mode recommended for first-time users of digital cameras.
Step 1 — Select
Mode
Open the sliding lens cover. The camera will turn on
and the power-on lamp will light. Press the mode button until the green (auto) mode indicator lights. The
camera is ready to shoot when the view through the
camera lens is displayed in the monitor.
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Battery indicator: appears when battery is
running low.
Shooting mode:
cates auto mode.
Internal memory/memory card
indicator: indicates whether
internal memory ( ) or
memory card ( ) is used.
indi-
five options depending on
how picture will be used
( 59). Default is .
AUTO
10
Flash mode: choose from five modes according to lighting and creative intent ( 18). Default is AUTO.
Number of exposures remaining: depends on capacity of
internal memory or memory
card and on option chosen
for Image Mode ( 93).
The Battery Indicator
Display
Description
NO ICON Battery fully charged.
Low battery; prepare to recharge or change battery. If flash fires, monitor
will turn off while flash recharges.
WARNING!! Battery exhausted. No pictures can be taken until battery has been reBATTERY charged or replaced with fully-charged spare battery. Power-on lamp
EXHAUSTED flickers.
Shooting Options
(auto) mode offers flash ( 18), self-timer ( 20), and macro close-up options (
21). In addition, a seven-item shooting menu gives full control over such settings as
white balance and exposure compensation ( 58).
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Step 2 — Frame the Picture
1
Ready the camera
Hold the camera steadily in both hands.
Don’t Block the Shot
To avoid muffled sound or dark or partially obscured
pictures, keep fingers and other objects away from
the microphone, lens, flash, and AF-assist lamp.
2
Zo
out
m
in
Indicator shows
amount of zoom
AUTO
10
Digital zoom
AUTO
10
Digital Zoom
In digital zoom, data from the camera’s image sensor are processed digitally, enlarging the center portion of the picture to fill the frame. Unlike
optical zoom, digital zoom does not increase the amount of detail visible
in the picture. Instead, details visible at maximum optical zoom are simply
enlarged, producing a slightly “grainy” image.
Do Not Touch the Lens
Avoid touching the lens when opening or closing the sliding lens cover.
Close the Multi-Connector Cover
Make sure the multi-connector cover is tightly closed before using the camera.
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Frame the subject
The camera is equipped with two types of built-in
zoom: optical zoom, in which the camera’s telescoping lens can be used to magnify the subject up
to 3 ×, and digital zoom, in which digital processing
is used to further magnify the image up to 4 ×, for a
total of 12 ×. Use the zoom buttons to frame your
subject in the center of the monitor:
• Press the
button to zoom out from your subject, increasing the area visible in the frame.
button to zoom in on your subject
• Press the
so that it fills a larger area of the frame.
• When the camera is zoomed in to maximum
magnification, holding the
button down for
over a second will trigger digital zoom, and the
zoom indicator will turn yellow. Use the
and
buttons to adjust zoom in the digital zoom
range. To cancel digital zoom, press
until the
zoom indicator turns white.
Step 3 — Focus and Shoot
1
Focus
Press the shutter-release button halfway to set
focus and exposure. In
mode, the camera will
automatically focus on the subject at the center of
the frame. Focus and exposure will lock while the
shutter-release button is pressed halfway.
With the shutter-release button pressed halfway,
check the focus and flash indicators:
Focus
indicator
Indicator lamp
(flash lamp)
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2
On
Subject in focus.
(green)
Camera unable to focus on subject at
Blinks center of frame. Using focus lock, focus
red on another subject at same distance, then
recompose picture and shoot ( 92).
On
Flash will fire when picture is taken.
(red)
Blinks
Flash is charging.
red
Off Flash is off or not required.
Focus indicator
AUTO
10
Indicator lamp
(flash lamp)
Take the picture
Press the shutter release button the rest of the way
down to take the picture. To prevent blur, press the
shutter-release button down smoothly (a blur warning may appear at slow shutter speeds;
78).
During Recording
While pictures are being recorded, the internal memory / memory card indicator (
or ) will blink. The camera can continue to take pictures until the (wait) icon is
displayed. Do not turn the camera off, eject the memory card, or remove or disconnect the power source while the internal memory / memory card indicator is
blinking or the icon is displayed. Cutting power or removing the memory card in
these circumstances could result in loss of data or in damage to the camera or card.
The AF-Assist Illuminator
If lighting is poor, the built-in AF-assist illuminator will light
when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, allowing
the camera to focus even when the subject is poorly lit (
80).
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Step 4 — View the Results
1
Press the
button
A picture will be displayed in the monitor.
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1
To return to shooting mode, press the
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View additional pictures
Press the multi selector down or right to view pictures in the order recorded, up or left to view pictures in reverse order. Pictures are displayed briefly
at low resolution while being read from memory,
making it possible to scroll rapidly through pictures
without waiting for each image to be displayed at
full resolution. Keep the multi selector pressed to
scroll quickly to the desired picture.
button again.
Deleting Unwanted Pictures
To delete the picture currently displayed in the
monitor, press the button. A confirmation dialog will be displayed; press the multi selector up or
down to highlight an option and then press the
center of the multi selector to make a selection.
• No: Exit without deleting the picture.
• Yes: Delete the picture.
Erase 1 image (s)?
No
Yes
Confirm
The
Button
If the
button is pressed for about one second while the sliding lens cover is closed,
the camera will turn on in playback mode. To turn the camera off, press the
button
again.
More About Playback
For more information on playback, see “More on Playback” (
41).
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Using the Flash
The following flash modes are available:
Mode
AUTO
Auto
How it works
When to use it
Flash fires when lighting is
Best choice in most situations.
poor.
Flash fires several times at low Use to reduce “red-eye” in portraits.
intensity before main flash; Works best when subject looks directly
Auto with
pictures are further processed at low-intensity flashes. Not recomred-eye
to reduce red-eye if required mended when quick shutter response
reduction
( 19).
is required.
Use to capture natural lighting under
Flash will not fire even when dim light or where use of flash is prohibFlash Cancel
lighting is poor.
ited. If (camera shake) icon appears,
(off)
care should be taken to avoid blurring.
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Flash fires whenever picture Use to “fill-in” (illuminate) shadows and
Anytime Flash
is taken.
back-lit subjects.
(fill flash)
Auto flash combined with slow Use to capture both subject and backSlow sync shutter speeds.
ground at night or under dim light.
1
Flash
:Confirm
2
Flash
:Confirm
AUTO
Display flash-mode menu.
AUTO
Highlight mode.
Exit menu (to exit without changing
mode, wait two seconds). Selection is
shown by icon at bottom of display.
3
10
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When Lighting Is Poor
When lighting is poor, sensitivity is raised to compensate and the image in the monitor
may be slightly “grainy.” This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction.
The (Camera Shake) Icon
When lighting is poor and the flash is off ( ), shutter
speeds will slow and pictures may be blurred. If the shutter
speed required for exposure is very slow, a
(camera
shake) warning be displayed. Use of a tripod or support is
recommended. Mottling may appear in pictures taken when
this icon is displayed.
AUTO
10
Dust or Mist
Light from the flash reflected from particles of dust or other matter in the air may appear in pictures as bright specks. If this occurs, turn the flash off and try again.
Default Flash Mode
When the camera is turned on in
(auto) mode, the most recent flash setting will be
restored; in other modes, the flash will be reset to the default for the selected mode.
Reset all ( 80) resets the flash to AUTO ( mode) or to the default for the current
mode (assist and scene modes).
Flash Range
Flash range varies with zoom position. When the camera is zoomed all the way out,
the flash has a range of 0.3 – 2.5 m (1´ – 8´2˝). The range at maximum zoom is 0.3 –1.4 m
(1´ – 4´7˝). As a result, the flash may not be able to light the entire subject at distances
of less than 0.3 m (1´). When taking close-ups, play each picture back after shooting
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Red-eye Reduction
The COOLPIX S2 uses advanced red-eye reduction. Low-intensity light pulses cause
the subject’s pupils to contract before the flash fires. The camera then analyzes the
image for red-eye; if red-eye is detected, the image will be processed to reduce its effects (“In-Camera Red-Eye Fix”). This slightly increases the amount of time needed to
record each picture. If red-eye reduction does not produce the desired results, try again
at another flash setting.
Taking Pictures with the Self-Timer
The camera is equipped with a ten-second timer for portraits or to avoid blurring that may result from the camera moving when the shutter-release button
is pressed. When using the self-timer, mount the camera on a tripod (recommended) or rest it on a flat, level surface.
1
2
Self-timer
OFF
Self-timer
OFF
ON
OFF
ON
Display self-timer menu.
:Confirm
Highlight ON.
3
4
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10
10
AUTO
10
Exit menu (to exit without changing
mode, wait two seconds). Selection
is shown by icon in display.
9
AUTO
AUTO
Set focus and exposure.
10
Start timer; display in monitor shows
seconds remaining before shutter is
released. To stop timer before picture
is taken, press shutter-release button
again or press multi selector left.
5
10
The self-timer lamp on the front of the camera will
blink until one second before the picture is taken, staying lit during the final second to warn that the shutter
is about to be released.
20
OFF
Easy Close-ups: Macro Close-up Mode
Macro close-up mode is used for taking close-up shots of small objects at very
short distances (minimum 4 cm/1.6˝).
1
2
OFF
Macro close-up
OFF
ON
OFF
Macro close-up
:Confirm
OFF
ON
Display macro close-up menu.
:Confirm
Highlight ON.
Exit menu (to exit without changing
mode, wait two seconds). Selection is
shown by icon in display.
3
10
Frame picture. Minimum focus distance varies with zoom position; if
zoom is adjusted until
icon turns
green, camera can focus at distance of
4 cm/1.6˝.
4
AUTO
10
Macro Close-up Mode
The flash may not be able to light the entire subject at distances of less than 30 cm/1´.
When taking close-ups, play each picture back after shooting to check the results.
In macro close-up mode, the camera focuses continuously, even when the shutter-release button is not pressed halfway.
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AUTO
Scene Mode
Scene mode offers a choice of twelve “scene” and four “assist” settings.
Camera settings are automatically optimized for the selected subject type,
sparing the user the necessity of adjusting each setting separately. To display
the scene menu:
1
PARTY/INDOOR
2
10
Press mode button until orange
-mode indicator lights.
Exit
Confirm
Help
Display scene menu.
Help
Scene Mode
For help on the current menu option, press the
(T) button. Press
(T) again to return to the menu, or press the
button to exit to the mode currently selected with the
mode button.
Help is available for all camera menus. In scene mode, help on other scene and assist
settings can be viewed by pressing the multi selector up or down. Press the center
of the multi selector to select the current scene or assist setting and return to shooting mode. In other modes, pressing the center of the multi selector when help is
displayed returns you to the current menu.
Scene Mode
Depending on your subject, scene mode may not always produce the desired results. If
results are not satisfactory, choose
(auto) mode and try again.
Other Options
In addition to the scene and assist modes described on the following pages, the scene
menu contains the options listed below:
• (setup): Display the setup menu ( 72).
IMAGE MODE
•
(image mode): Select an image mode setting from the
High(2592 )
menu shown at right ( 59).
)
• (voice recording): Create a voice recording ( 33).
Normal(2048)
To display any of the above options, highlight the corresponding
icon and press the center of the multi selector.
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PC screen(1024)
TV screen(640)
Exit
Confirm
Framing Assist:
,
,
, and
These modes offer a selection of framing assist options that allow you to compose pictures with the help of framing guides displayed in the monitor.
PORTRAIT
1
Exit
Highlight
,
,
Confirm
, or
Help
Confirm
Confirm
Help
Display framing assist menu.
PORTRAIT LEFT
Exit
Exit
.*
* To exit without changing selection, press
3
PORTRAIT
2
Help
Highlight composition type.
button.
4
10
Framing guides displayed in monitor.
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Depending on the mode selected, restrictions may apply to flash mode ( ;
18), the self-timer ( ;
20), or macro close-up ( ;
21). These restrictions are noted on the pages that follow. The AF-assist illuminator ( 16)
(portrait assist) or NIGHT
is available only when PORTRAIT is selected for
PORTRAIT is selected for (night portrait assist).
Using the Guides
Your subject does not have to fit exactly in the framing guides.
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Scene Mode
Position subject in framing guides and
take picture.
5
Portrait Assist
(portrait assist) mode is used to frame portraits in
which the main subject stands out clearly while background details are softened, lending the composition
a sense of depth (the degree of softening depends on
the amount of light available). A framing assist menu
helps frame off-center subjects and compose tall or
wide shots and two-person portraits.
Off *
Off
PORTRAIT: No guides are displayed. Camera focuses on subject in center
of frame.
Portrait left: Compose shot with subject in left half of frame. Camera focuses on subject in framing guide.
Portrait right: Compose shot with subject in right half of frame. Camera
focuses on subject in framing guide.
Scene Mode
Portrait close-up: Compose shot with subject’s face in top half of frame.
Camera focuses on face area in framing guide.
Portrait couple: Compose shot with two subjects side-by-side. Camera focuses on closest subject.
Portrait figure: Compose shot in “tall” orientation. Camera focuses on subject in framing guide.
Face-priority AF: Frame up to three subjects from
waist up. Camera focuses until it detects face of
portrait subject closest to camera. When face is detected, focus area will be displayed in red (see right).
Focus area will turn green when shutter-release button is pressed halfway (if focus area stays red, lift
finger from shutter-release button and try again). Note that the camera
may be unable to detect faces if they are not facing camera, are hidden by
sunglasses or other obstructions, or are too close or too far. If camera is unable to detect faces before shutter-release button is pressed halfway, it will
focus on subject in center of frame.
* Other modes can be selected.
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Landscape Assist
(landscape assist) mode is used for vivid landscape
shots that enhance outlines, colors, and contrast. A
framing assist menu helps frame not only natural landscapes but also cityscapes and portrait shots featuring
a landmark in the background.
/ AUTO *
Off†
Off
LANDSCAPE: No guides are displayed. Use to focus on distant objects
through foreground objects such as windows or a screen of branches.
Camera focuses at infinity; AF indicator lights whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway.
Scenic view: Compose shot with sky in top third of frame. Match skyline
with wavy yellow guide. Camera focuses at infinity; AF indicator lights
whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway.
Group right: Compose shot with portrait subjects at right and landmark or
other object in background at left of frame. Camera focuses on portrait
subject.
Group left: Compose shot with portrait subjects at left and landmark or
other object in background at right of frame. Camera focuses on portrait
subject.
* Flash turns off ( ) automatically in LANDSCAPE, Scenic view, and Architecture
modes. In Group right and Group left modes, flash mode is automatically set to
AUTO; other modes can be selected.
† Other modes can be selected.
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Scene Mode
Architecture: Photograph buildings. Framing gird helps keep verticals and
horizontals aligned with the frame. Camera focuses at infinity; AF indicator
lights whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway.
Sports Assist
(sports assist) mode is used for dynamic action shots
that capture moving objects. The options in the assist
menu can be used to freeze the action in a single shot
or record motion in a series of pictures.
Off
Off
SPORTS: While shutter-release button is held down, pictures are recorded
at rate of about 1.8 frames per second (fps) until icon is displayed. Camera focuses continuously until shutter-release button is pressed halfway to
lock focus.
Sport spectator: Shutter-release button can be pressed in one motion without pausing halfway to check focus. Camera focuses at about 4.5 m (14´9˝)
to infinity at widest angle, 6 m (20´) to infinity at maximum zoom; AF indicator lights whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway. While shutter-release button is fully pressed, pictures will be taken at rate of about
1.8 fps until icon is displayed.
Scene Mode
Sport composite: Each time shutter-release button is pressed, camera takes
16 shots in about 2 seconds and arranges them in 4 rows to form single picture
1600 × 1200 pixels in size. Camera focuses continuously until shutter-release button is pressed halfway to lock focus.
Focus, Exposure, and White Balance
In sports assist mode, focus, exposure, and white balance for all pictures are determined
by the first shot in each series.
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Night Portrait Assist
(night portrait assist) mode is used for taking portrait
shots at night, when it provides a natural balance between the main subject and the background. Pictures
taken at slow shutter speeds are adjusted to reduce
noise, slightly increasing processing time; to prevent
blurring, mount the camera on a tripod or rest it on a
flat, stable surface.
*
Off †
Off
NIGHT PORTRAIT: No guides are displayed. Camera focuses on subject in
center of frame.
Portrait left: Compose shot with subject in left half of frame. Camera focuses on subject in framing guide.
Portrait right: Compose shot with subject in right half of frame. Camera
focuses on subject in framing guide.
Portrait couple: Compose shot with two subjects side-by-side. Camera focuses on closest subject.
Portrait figure: Compose shot in “tall” orientation. Camera focuses on subject in framing guide.
* Fill flash with slow sync and red-eye reduction.
† Other modes can be selected.
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Scene Mode
Portrait close-up: Compose shot with subject’s face in top half of frame.
Camera focuses on face area in framing guide.
Other Scenes
In addition to the four “assist” modes described on the preceding pages,
scene mode offers a selection of eleven “scenes,” each corresponding to a
common subject type, such as a backlit subject, sunset, or interior shot. A
voice recording mode is also available for creating audio recordings ( 33).
To select a scene from the scene menu (
PARTY/INDOOR
1
Exit
Confirm
Help
Highlight scene.
* To exit without changing selection, press
22):
2
10
Return to shooting mode. Icon for
selected scene appears in monitor.
button.
Scene Mode
Depending on the scene selected, restrictions may apply to flash mode
18), the self-timer ( 20), or macro close-up ( ;
21). These restric( ;
tions are noted on the pages that follow.
Party/Indoor
Use for shots that include details of the background, or
to capture the effects of candlelight and other indoor
background lighting.
*
Off
Hold camera steady
* Other modes can be selected.
Camera Shake ( )
At slow shutter speeds, a
icon appears in the monitor to warn that pictures may be
blurred. The following indicate the precautions that can be taken to avoid blur:
Hold camera steady: Hold camera in both hands and brace elbows against body
Use tripod: Use tripod or rest camera on flat, level surface
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Beach/Snow
Captures the brightness of such subjects as snowfields,
beaches, or sunlit expanses of water.
Auto *
Off
—
Sunset
Preserves the deep hues seen in sunsets and sunrises.
*
Off
Hold camera steady
Off
Scene Mode
Dusk / Dawn
Preserves the colors seen in the weak natural light before sunrise or after sunset.
• Noise reduction turns on at slow shutter speeds.
• Camera focuses at infinity. AF indicator lights whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway. AF-assist illuminator can not be used.
Hold camera steady
Night landscape
Slow shutter speeds are used to produce stunning night
landscapes.
• Noise reduction turns on at slow shutter speeds.
• Camera focuses at infinity. AF indicator lights whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway. AF-assist illuminator can not be used.
Off
Use tripod
* Other modes can be selected.
Noise Reduction
“Noise” in the form of randomly-spaced, brightly-colored pixels tends to appear in pictures taken at slow shutter speeds. This effect is particularly noticeable in dark areas of
the picture. At settings of Dusk / Dawn and Night landscape, pictures taken at slow
shutter speeds are processed to reduce noise, increasing the time needed to process
pictures before they are saved.
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Close up
Use to photograph flowers, insects, and other small
objects at ranges as close as 4 cm (1.6˝), with the background artistically blurred.
• Camera focuses continuously on nearest object. Focus
locks when shutter-release button is pressed halfway.
Minimum focus distance varies with zoom position; to focus on objects as
close as 4 cm (1.6˝) to lens, adjust zoom until macro close-up icon ( ) turns
green. Note that flash may be unable to light entire subject at ranges of
under 30 cm (1´). Take test shot and examine results in monitor.
Auto*
On
Hold camera steady
Scene Mode
Museum
Use indoors where flash photography is prohibited (for
example, in museums and art galleries) or in other settings in which you do not want to use the flash.
• Best Shot Selector (BSS;
63) turns on automatically.
• AF-assist illuminator can not be used.
• Photography may be prohibited in some settings. Obtain permission first.
Off *
Hold camera steady
Fireworks show
Slow shutter speeds are used to capture the expanding
burst of light from a firework.
• Camera focuses at infinity. AF indicator lights whenever shutter-release button is pressed halfway. AF-assist illuminator can not be used.
• Self-timer can not be used.
Off
Use tripod
Copy
Provides clear pictures of text or drawings on a white
board or in printed matter such as a business card.
• Use macro close-up ( 21) to focus at short ranges.
• Colored text and drawings may not show up well.
*
* Other modes can be selected.
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Off *
—
Back light
Use when light is coming from behind a portrait subject,
throwing their features into shadow. The flash fires automatically to “fill in” (illuminate) shadows.
Off
—
Off *
—
Panorama assist ( 32)
Use when taking a series of pictures that will later be joined together in PictureProject to form
a panorama.
*
Voice recording ( 33)
Create a digital audio recording.
* Other modes can be selected.
Scene Mode
Panorama Assist
Flash mode ( 18), the self-timer ( 20), and macro close-up ( 21) can be adjusted
after the pan direction is selected. Once the first shot in each series is taken, the pan
direction, zoom, flash mode, macro close-up, and image mode ( 59) can not be adjusted nor pictures deleted until the series is complete.
Panoramas are easier to compose if the camera is mounted on a tripod.
See the Appendix for information on how panoramas are stored (
94).
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Taking Pictures for a Panorama
PANORAMA ASSIST
1
Exit
Confirm
Right
to left
Top to
bottom
4
AE-L
10
Help
Highlight
(Panorama assist) in
scene menu ( 22).
3
2
Default pan direction displayed.
Bottom Select how pictures will be joined toto top gether in completed panorama. This
is the direction in which camera will be
panned after each shot.
Left to
right
Scene Mode
Make selection (to return to step 3,
press center of multi selector again).
Pan direction displayed in white. Yellow AE-L icon shows that white balance
and exposure will lock with first shot.
AE-L
10
5
6
Compose next shot to overlap with
previous picture.
8
32
Take first shot. About 1/3 of picture is
superimposed on view through lens (if
pan direction is left to right, picture will
appear on left side of monitor). AE-L
icon turns white to show that white
balance and exposure settings for this
picture apply to all shots in series.
7
Take next shot. Repeat steps 6–7 until all shots in series have been taken.
End series. Shooting will also end if a
new mode is selected or camera enters
standby mode.
Voice Recordings
Audio voice recordings can be recorded over the built-in microphone and
played back over the built-it speaker.
Making a Voice Recording
VOICE RECORDING
1
2
VOICE RECORDING
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Exit
Highlight
3
Confirm
Help
Back
(Voice recording) in scene
menu ( 22).
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Display shows length of recording
that can be made.
1
2
3
4
Recording indicator 5 Date of recording
File number
6 Time remaining
Length of recording 7 Index number †
Progress indicator
Start recording. *
4
VOICE RECORDING
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Max rec time 00:20:15
End recording. Recording will end automatically after five hours or when no
more memory is available.
Back
Making a Voice Recording
Sound can not be recorded if there are less than ten seconds of recording time available
or the battery is exhausted. Before recording, record a test sample and play it back to
determine whether conditions are suitable for audio recording. During recording, the
monitor turns off. Do not touch the microphone during recording.
Voice Recordings
The COOLPIX S2 may be unable play or copy sound files created with other devices.
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Voice Recordings
* To pause recording, press center of multi selector. Press again to resume recording.
While recording is paused, self-timer and indicator lamps will blink.
† To create an index, press the multi selector up, down, left, or right during recording.
Camera can skip to any index during playback. Start of recording is index number 01;
other numbers are assigned in ascending order, to maximum of 98.
Playing Voice Recordings
To play voice recordings back, display the voice recording screen shown in
Step 2 on the preceding page and follow the steps below.
SELECT SOUND FILE
1
SELECT SOUND FILE
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2
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002 04.20.2005 15 : 51
Copy
Play
Copy
Display list of voice recordings.
3
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AUDIO PLAYBACK
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00 : 01 : 03/00 : 04 : 38
Index: 02
�
Play
Select recording.
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1
2
3
4
5
Control icons *
File number
Playback time
Index number
Progress indicator
6
7
8
9
Date of recording
Length of recording
Volume †
Index
Begin playback.
Voice Recordings
* Press multi selector left or right to highlight control, press center to select.
Control
Description
Pause playback.
Resume playback.
Recording advances while center of multi selector is pressed. Playback resumes when multi selector is released.
Recording rewinds while center of multi selector is pressed. Playback resumes when multi selector is released.
Return to start of current index.
Skip to next index.
End playback and return to voice recording list.
† Zoom button controls volume. Press W to lower volume, T to raise volume.
To exit playback and return to recording mode, press the
button.
Deleting Voice Recordings
To delete a voice recording, highlight it in the voice recording list and press the butbutton during playback to delete the current voice recording. A
ton, or press the
confirmation dialog will be displayed; press the multi selector up or down to highlight
an option, then press the center of the multi selector.
• No: Exit to voice recording list without deleting recording.
• Yes: Delete recording and return to voice recording list.
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Copying Voice Recordings
To copy voice recordings between internal memory and
a memory card, display the voice recording list shown
in Step 1 on the preceding page and press the
button. The menu shown at right will be displayed.
COPY SOUND FILES
Exit
1
COPY SOUND FILES
Exit
2
Highlight option:
•
: Copy recordings from internal
memory to memory card
•
: Copy recordings from memory
card to internal memory
Confirm
CAMERA TO CARD
Selected files
Copy all files
Exit
Confirm
CAMERA TO CARD
3
Selected files
Copy all files
Exit
Confirm
Confirm
Highlight Selected files. *
Display menu of copy options.
4
SELECT SOUND FILES
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Exit
Confirm
5
Select
Exit
6
Confirm
Select
Highlight file. †
Display list of voice recording files.
† Press
SELECT SOUND FILES
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button to exit without copying recordings.
SELECT SOUND FILES
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Exit
Confirm
7
Select
Selected file shown by ✔. Repeat
steps 5–6 to select additional files. ‡
COPY SOUND FILES
Selected files will be copied. OK?
Exit
No
Yes
Confirm
Confirmation dialog displayed. To
copy files, highlight Yes and press .
‡ To deselect file, highlight and press multi selector right.
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Voice Recordings
* To copy all voice recordings, highlight Copy all files and press multi selector right. A
confirmation dialog will be displayed; press multi selector down to highlight Yes and
press center of multi selector.
Movies
Movie Mode
The camera can record the following types of movie. All movies have a frame
rate of fifteen frames per second; except in the case of time-lapse movies,
movies include sound recorded via the built-in microphone.
Max. length *
Internal 256 MB
memory memory
Option
Description
(12 MB) card
Frame size is 640 × 480 pixels, suitable for televi7 min
24 s
TV movie 640 sion playback. †
15 s
14 min
Small size 320 Frame size is 320 × 240 pixels. †
47s
15 s
(default)
Frame size is 160 × 120 pixels, reducing file size 2 min
47 min
Smaller size 160 and allowing longer movies to be recorded. †
38 s
Camera takes up to 1800 stills at specified inter9.5 s
120 s
vals and joins them to create silent movie with
(143
Time-lapse
(1800
frame size of 640 × 480 ( 38). Shoot flowers
movie
frames) frames) ‡
opening, butterfly emerging from cocoon, etc.
* Approximate maximum total length; may vary with make of card.
† Shooting can continue to limit of available memory.
‡ Maximum shown by camera is 999.
To choose the type of movie that will be recorded:
Movies
1
2
0h 0m 47s
Press mode button until orange
-mode indicator lights.
3
MOVIE
SET-UP
Movie options
Auto-focus mode
Exit
Confirm
Highlight Movie options.
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Exit
Confirm
Help
Display MOVIE menu.
4
Help
MOVIE
SET-UP
Movie options
Auto-focus mode
MOVIE OPTIONS
TV movie 640
Small size 320
Smaller size 160
Time-lapse movie
Exit
Confirm
Display MOVIE OPTIONS menu.
MOVIE OPTIONS
TV movie 640
Small size 320
Smaller size 160
Time-lapse movie
5
Exit
6
MOVIE
SET-UP
Movie options
Auto-focus mode
Confirm
Exit
Confirm
Help
Highlight option.*
Make selection.†
* To exit without changing mode, press
button.
† If Time-lapse movie is selected, timelapse-movie menu is displayed ( 38).
Return to shooting mode. Selected movie mode indicated by icon in monitor.
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0h 0m 24s
The following options are available for Auto-focus mode:
Option
Description
Camera focuses when shutter-release button is pressed halfway. FoSingle AF
cus locks when focus operation is complete. Select this option to
(default)
prevent sound of camera focusing from interfering with recording.
Continuous AF Camera adjusts focus continuously.
To choose a focus option, highlight Auto-focus mode in the MOVIE menu
( 36) and press the multi selector to the right, then follow the steps below.
AUTO-FOCUS MODE
Single AF
Continuous AF
Exit
Confirm
Highlight option.
3
2
Movies
1
MOVIE
SET-UP
Movie options
Auto-focus mode
Exit
Confirm
Help
Make selection.
Return to shooting mode.
Menu Options
For help on the selected option, press the (T) button ( 22). To display the setup
menu ( 72), select Setup from the MOVIE menu. To display menu options as icons,
select Icons for Menus in the setup menu ( 81).
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Recording Movies
Press mode button until orange
-mode indicator lights.
Exposure
count display in monitor shows maximum total length of movie that can be
recorded.
1
0h 0m 47s
Start recording.
icon blinks and
progress indicator is displayed while
recording is in progress.
2
0h 0m 33s
End recording. Recording will end
automatically when movie has reached
maximum length or memory is full.
3
0h 0m 19s
Recording Time-Lapse Movies
Selecting Time-lapse movie from the MOVIE menu (
menu shown in Step 1, below.
1
TIME-LAPSE MOVIE
Movies
Set interval time
AE lock
Exit
SET INTERVAL TIME 1/2
30s
1m
5m
10m
30m
Exit
Confirm
2
Confirm
Highlight Set interval time.
36) displays the
Display interval options.
Recording Movies
The self-timer can not be used in movie mode. The flash turns off in TV movie 640,
Small movie 320, and Smaller movie 160 modes. Optical zoom can not be adjusted
during recording; digital zoom is available to a maximum of 2 ×.
See the Appendix for information on how movie files are stored (
38
93–94).
3
4
SET INTERVAL TIME 1/2
30s
1m
5m
10m
30m
Exit
Confirm
TIME-LAPSE MOVIE
Set interval time
AE lock
Exit
AE LOCK
Off
On
Exit
7
8
AE LOCK
5
Off
On
Confirm
Highlight AE lock.
6
Choose interval between shots. Press
center of multi selector to make selection and exit.
Confirm
Exit
Confirm
Display AE LOCK menu.
Choose On to fix exposure and white
balance for entire movie at values for
first frame, Off to meter new values
for each shot. When On is selected for
AE lock, flash turns off automatically.
Press center of multi selector to make
selection and exit.
Return to shooting mode.
Use a Reliable Power Source
If possible, use the supplied EH-63 AC adapter when recording time-lapse movies.
During Recording
To save power, the monitor turns off between frames. The monitor turns on automatically immediately before the camera takes the next shot.
AE Lock
When On is selected for AE lock, a yellow AE-L icon will be
displayed, indicating that exposure and white balance will be
locked with the first shot. Once the first shot is taken, the icon
will turn white.
AE-L
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Movies
Start recording.
Camera will take
pictures at specified interval until shutter-release button is pressed again,
memory is full, or 1800 frames have
been recorded.
Viewing Movies
In full-frame playback ( 17, 41), movies are indicated
by a icon and can be viewed by pressing the center
of the multi selector. Playback controls appear at the
Movie paused
top of the display; press the multi selector left or right
to highlight a control, then press the center of the multi
0h 0m38s
selector to perform the selected operation.
Playback display
Control
Description
Movie rewinds while center of multi selector is pressed. Playback resumes
when multi selector is released.
Movie advances while center of multi selector is pressed. Playback resumes
when multi selector is released.
Pause playback.
Advance paused movie one frame.
Rewind paused movie one frame.
Resume playback.
End movie and return to full-frame playback.
Movies
Playback Volume
The zoom button controls volume during playback. Press
to increase.
Deleting Movies
To delete the movie displayed in full-frame playback or selected in the thumbnail list ( 41), press the
button. A
confirmation dialog will be displayed; press the multi selector
up or down to highlight an option, then press the center of
the multi selector.
• Yes: delete movie
• No: exit without deleting movie
40
to decrease volume,
Erase 1 image (s)?
No
Yes
Confirm
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Viewing Pictures on the Camera
To view pictures full-frame in the monitor (full-frame
button (if the sliding lens cover
playback), press the
is closed, pressing the
button for about a second will
turn the camera on in playback mode).
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Viewing Multiple Pictures: Thumbnail Playback
Pressing the
(W) button in full-frame playback displays pictures in “contact sheets” of four thumbnail
images. The following operations can be performed
while thumbnails are displayed:
To
Highlight
pictures
Change
number of
pictures
displayed
Delete
highlighted
picture
Press
1
2
3
4
Description
Use multi selector to highlight pictures.
View highlighted picture
full frame
View picture highlighted in thumbnail list full frame.
End playback
• Lens cover open: Exit to mode selected with mode button.
• Lens cover closed: Turn camera off.
Viewing Pictures
If a memory card is inserted in the camera, only the pictures on the memory card will be
played back. To view the pictures in internal memory, remove the memory card or copy
the pictures from internal memory to the memory card.
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With four thumbnails displayed, press
(W) button once to
(W)/ view nine thumbnails. Press (T) to “zoom in” from nine to
(T) four thumbnails or, when four thumbnails are displayed, to
view highlighted picture full frame.
Confirmation dialog displayed. Press multi selector up or down
to highlight option, press center to select.
• Select No to exit without deleting picErase 1 image (s)?
ture
• Select
to delete voice memo (availNo
able only if voice memo has been reYes
corded for selected picture;
44)
Confirm
• Select Yes to delete picture
Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom
Use the (T) button to zoom in on images displayed in
full-frame playback ( 41). Playback zoom is not available with movies ( 40) or small pictures ( 70).
:Scroll
Scroll
To
Zoom in
Press
Description
Zoom increases each time button is pressed, to a maximum of
(T) 10 ×. While image is zoomed in, icon and zoom ratio are displayed in top left corner of monitor.
View other
areas of
picture
Zoom out
Cancel zoom
Create
cropped
copy
:Zoom
Zoom
Use multi selector to scroll to areas of picture not visible in monitor. To use multi selector to view other pictures, cancel zoom.
(W)
Zoom decreases each time button is pressed. To cancel zoom,
zoom picture out until entire picture is displayed.
Cancel zoom and return to full-frame playback.
Save portion of picture visible in monitor to separate file. Confirmation dialog displayed; press multi selector up or down to
highlight option, press center to select.
• Select No to exit without creating
Shutter cropped copy
Save this image
as displayed?
button • Select Yes to create new picture containing only area visible in monitor
No
Yes
Confirm
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Cropped Copies
Cropped copies are stored as JPEG files with a compression ratio of 1 : 8. Depending
on the size of the original and the zoom ratio at the time the copy was created, copies
will be 2,288 × 1,712 ( ), 2,048 × 1,536 ( ), 1,600 × 1,200 ( ), 1,280 × 960 ( ),
1,024 × 768 ( ), 640 × 480 ( ), 320 × 240 ( ), or 160 × 120 ( ) pixels in size. Copies are created with the same transfer marking and date and time or recording as the
original, but any changes to transfer marking or to protect and print attributes must be
made separately. See the Appendix for more information on how cropped copies are
stored ( 93–94).
Copies can only be created if sufficient memory is available. Cropped copies may not
display or transfer correctly when viewed on other models of Nikon camera. Cropping
is not available with movies ( 40), small pictures ( 70), or cropped copies.
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Enhancing Contrast: D-Lighting
D-lighting can be used to create a copy of a picture with enhanced brightness
and contrast, brightening dark or backlit subjects.
Original (without
D-lighting)
1
Copy (with
D-lighting)
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0008.JPG (D-lighting) guide will be displayed if
D-lighting is available with selected
picture ( 4).
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1
2
3
D-Lighting
OK
Cancel
D-Lighting
:Confirm
OK
Cancel
:Confirm
Highlight OK. *
Confirmation dialog displayed.
* To exit without creating copy, highlight Cancel and press center of multi selector.
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created with D-lighting ( 4).
1
D-Lighting
Copies are created with the same transfer marking and date and time or recording as
the original, but any changes to transfer marking or to protect and print attributes must
be made separately. See the Appendix for more information on how D-lighting copies
are stored ( 93–94).
Copies can only be created if sufficient memory is available. Copies created with
D-lighting may not display or transfer correctly when viewed on other models of Nikon
camera. D-lighting is not available with cropped copies ( 42), movies ( 40), small
pictures ( 70), or copies created with D-lighting.
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A voice memo can be recorded and appended to any
picture marked with a
(voice memo recording
guide) icon in full-frame playback ( 41). If a voice
memo already exists for the current picture, it must be
deleted before a new memo can be recorded. Voice
memos can not be recorded for movies or during thumbnail playback ( 41) or playback zoom ( 42).
To
Press
Record
Shutter
memo
button
Play
Shutter
memo
button
Change
volume
Delete
picture
or voice
memo
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Description
icon is displayed on current picture, memo will be recordIf
ed while shutter-release button is held down. Recording ends after
about 20 s or when shutter-release button is released. Do not touch
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icons. Press shutter-release button to play voice memo. Playback ends when
voice memo ends or shutter-release button is
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pressed again.
Zoom button controls volume during playback. Press
to lower
volume,
to increase.
Confirmation dialog displayed. Press multi selector up or down to
highlight option, press center to select.
• Select No to exit without deleting picture or
Erase 1 image (s)?
voice memo
• Select Yes to delete both picture and voice
No
memo
Yes
• Select
to delete voice memo only
Confirm
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Voice Memos
See the Appendix for more information on how voice memos are stored (
44
93–94).
Viewing Pictures on TV
The MV-12 COOL-STATION and EG-E5000 audio / video (A / V) cable included
with the camera can be used to connect the camera to a television or videocassette recorder (VCR).
Choosing a Video Mode
The Interface > Video mode item in the setup menu offers a choice of NTSC
and PAL ( 80). Be sure that the mode selected matches the standard used
in the video device.
1
2
Place the camera in the COOL-STATION
Turn the camera off and place it in the COOL-STATION (
8).
Connect the A / V cable
Insert the black plug into the COOL-STATION’s A / V
out connector.
Insert the yellow plug into the video-in jack on the
television or VCR. Connect the white plug to the
audio-in jack.
Tune the television to the video channel
If in doubt, consult the documentation for your television or VCR.
Turn the camera on
Press the button for about a second to turn the camera on. The camera
monitor will remain off and the television will show the image normally
shown in the monitor.
Viewing Pictures on TV
To reduce the drain on the battery when viewing pictures for an extended period, use
the supplied EH-63 AC adapter.
PAL
If PAL is selected for Video mode and the camera connected to a video device, video
output will be suspended and the camera monitor will turn on when the camera is in
movie mode.
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4
Viewing Pictures on a Computer
The supplied MV-12 COOL-STATION, UC-E10 USB cable, and PictureProject
software can be used to view photographs and movies on a computer. Before
pictures can be transferred (copied) to your computer, PictureProject must be
installed. For more information on installing PictureProject and transferring
pictures to a computer, see the documentation on the reference CD and the
Quick Start Guide.
Before Connecting the Camera: Choosing a USB Option
Pictures can be copied from the camera to the computer by:
button)
• Pressing the center of the multi selector ( /
• Clicking the
button in PictureProject
Which method you will use depends on your computer’s operating system and the USB option selected in
the camera setup menu. After consulting the follow- Center of multi selecing table, select the appropriate option using the USB tor ( /
button)
item in the camera setup menu. The default option is
Mass Storage.
Operating system
Windows XP Home Edition
Windows XP Professional
Windows 2000 Professional
Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
Mac OS X 10.1.5 or later
Pictures transferred using:
Camera multi selector
PictureProject
( /
button)
button
Choose Mass Storage. 1, 2
Choose PTP.
Choose Mass
Storage 1 or PTP.
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1 The center of the multi selector can not be used to transfer pictures from internal
memory or from “locked” (write-protected) memory cards ( 11) when Mass Storage is selected. Use the Picture Project
button or unlock the memory card.
2 Do NOT select PTP. If PTP is selected when the camera is connected to a computer
running Windows 2000 or Windows 98SE, the Windows hardware wizard will be displayed. Under Windows Me, the hardware wizard will be displayed after a message
stating that the hardware information database is being updated. Click Cancel to exit
the wizard, and then disconnect the camera. Be sure to select Mass storage before
reconnecting the camera.
Viewing Pictures on a Computer
To reduce the drain on the battery when the camera is connected for an extended period, use the supplied EH-63 AC adapter.
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To choose a USB option, highlight Interface in the setup menu ( 80) and
press the multi selector to the right. The menu shown in Step 1 will be displayed.
1
INTERFACE
USB
Video mode
Auto transfer
Exit
Exit
Confirm
Display USB menu.
USB
PTP
Mass storage
g
Exit
PTP
Mass storage
g
Confirm
Highlight USB.
3
USB
2
INTERFACE
4
USB
Video mode
Auto transfer
Confirm
Highlight PTP or Mass storage.
Exit
Confirm
Select highlighted option.
Connecting the USB Cable
1
2
Place the camera in the COOL-STATION
Turn the camera off and place it in the COOL-STATION (
8).
Connect the USB cable
If the computer is not already running, turn it on and wait for it to start
up. Connect the UC-E10 USB cable as shown below. Connect the COOLSTATION directly to the computer; do not connect the cable via a USB hub
or keyboard.
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UC-E10 USB cable
3
Turn the camera on
Turn the camera on by opening the sliding lens cover.
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Transferring Pictures
If PictureProject is installed, the PictureProject Transfer window will be displayed in the computer monitor when the camera is connected and turned
on. Pictures can be transferred using the
button in PictureProject (see
the PictureProject reference manual CD for details) or by pressing the center
of the multi selector.
button)
Pressing the center of the multi selector ( /
copies to the computer all pictures that are marked
for transfer ( 69). The following messages will be
displayed in the camera monitor while pictures are
transferred.
PREPARING TO TRANSFER
TRANSFERING IMAGES
TO COMPUTER
TRANSFER COMPLETED
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During Transfer
Do not turn the camera off, disconnect the USB cable or AC adapter, or remove the
camera from the COOL-STATION while data are being transferred. Failure to observe
this precaution could result in product or computer malfunction.
Transferring Pictures from Internal Memory
Data in internal memory can not be copied to the computer when a memory card is
inserted in the camera. Remove the memory card before attempting to transfer data
from internal memory.
Voice Recordings
PictureProject can not be used to transfer or play voice recordings. Select Mass Storage for USB, copy the files manually, and then play them back using QuickTime or any
other WAV-compatible audio player. Note that index points created with the camera
can not be used when voice recordings are played back on another device.
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Disconnecting the Camera
If PTP is selected in the USB menu, you can turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable once transfer is complete. If you have not changed the
USB option in the camera setup menu from its default setting of Mass Storage, you must remove the camera from the system as shown below before
turning the camera off or disconnecting the cable.
Windows XP Home Edition/Windows XP Professional
Click the “Safely Remove Hardware” icon ( ) in the
taskbar and select Safely remove USB Mass Storage
Device from the menu that appears.
Windows 2000 Professional
Click the “Unplug or Eject Hardware” icon ( ) in the
taskbar and select Stop USB Mass Storage Device
from the menu that appears.
Windows Millennium Edition (Me)
Click the “Unplug or Eject Hardware” icon ( ) in the
taskbar and select Stop USB Disk from the menu that
appears.
Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
In My Computer, click with the right mouse button on
the removable disk corresponding to the camera and
select Eject from the menu that appears.
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Macintosh
Drag the untitled camera volume (“NO NAME”) into
the Trash.
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Printing Pictures
Pictures can be printed by any of the following methods:
• Select pictures for printing using Print set (see below) and take the memory
card to a digital print service center or insert the card into a personal photo
printer equipped with a card slot. To print the pictures in internal memory,
copy them to a memory card before selecting pictures using Print set.
• Connect the camera to a printer that supports PictBridge and print pictures
directly from the camera ( 52)
• Transfer the pictures using PictureProject and print them from a computer
(see the PictureProject Reference Manual, on CD)
Print Set
The Print set option in the playback menu is used to create digital “print
orders” for PictBridge-compatible printers or devices that support DPOF.
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4
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PRINT SET
Print selected
Delete print set
PRINT SET
Print selected
Delete print set
Exit
Highlight Print set.
5
Confirm
Display PRINT SET menu.
6
PRINT SELECTION
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Confirm
Highlight Print selected.
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Help
Display playback menu.
PLAYBACK MENU 1/2
SET-UP
rint set
Slide show
Delete
Protect
Exit
Confirm
PLAYBACK MENU 1/2
SET-UP
rint set
Slide show
Delete
Protect
Exit
Confirm
Back
Confirm
Display selection dialog.
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7
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Confirm
Back
PRINT SELECTION
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Scroll through pictures. Current picture shown at center of display.
9
PRINT SELECTION
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4
Confirm
Select current picture and set number of prints to 1. Selected pictures
marked by icon.
Choose number of prints (up to 9).
To deselect picture, press multi selector down when number of prints is 1.
Repeat steps 7–9 to select additional
pictures.
Confirm
PRINT SET
Done
Done
Date
Info
Exit
Confirm
Display print options. To select or deselect options, highlight and press center
of multi selector. Selected items are marked with a ✔.
• Date: Print date of recording on all pictures in print order.
• Info: Print shutter speed and aperture on all pictures in print order.
To complete print order and return to playback, highlight Done and press center
of multi selector. To exit without altering print order, press
button.
Print Set
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During playback, a print-order icon appears on all pictures in
the current print order.
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“Print Set” and Digital Print Order Format (DPOF)
Print set creates a “print order” in Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) listing the pictures
to be printed, the number of prints, and the information to be included on each print.
The pictures can then be printed by connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible
printer or by removing the memory card from the camera and inserting it in a DPOFcompatible device. Note that if the Print set option has not been used to create a print
order, one copy of all pictures will be printed.
Printing Via Direct USB Connection
When the camera is placed in the MV-12 COOL-STATION and connected to a
PictBridge-compatible printer via the UC-E10 USB cable, selected pictures can
be printed directly from the camera.
1
Set the USB option to PTP
Set the USB option in the setup menu to PTP before connecting the
printer ( 47; the default option is Mass storage).
2
Connect the USB cable
After confirming that the camera is off, place it in the COOL-STATION and
connect the UC-E10 USB cable as shown below.
UC-E10 USB cable
3
Turn the camera on
Turn the camera and printer on. A PictBridge start-up screen will be displayed. The camera will then enter full-frame playback with the PictBridge
logo displayed in the monitor.
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The Thumbnail Display
(W) butTo view six pictures at a time, press the
ton. Press the (T) button to return to full-frame
playback.
Start print
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4
Print pictures
Press the center of the multi selector to print the current picture or press
button to select multiple pictures for printing.
the
Printing Pictures One at a Time
Printing Multiple Pictures
Display picture full
frame or highlight
in thumbnail list.
Press
Select picture for
printing.
Choose page size (
Select number of copies and
choose page size ( 54).
Print picture (
button.
55).
Print:
• Selected pictures ( 56)
• All pictures ( 55)
• Current print order ( 57)
54).
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Printing Pictures
To reduce the drain on the battery when printing, use the supplied EH-63 AC adapter.
PictBridge
PictBridge is an industry standard for direct printing that ensures compatibility when
different devices are connected.
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Printing Pictures One at a Time
To print the picture currently displayed full frame or
highlighted in the thumbnail list, press the center of
the multi selector. The menu shown at right will be
displayed; press the multi selector up or down to highlight an option.
Option
Start
print
Description
Highlight this option and press center of multi selector
to print the selected picture. Message shown at right
displayed during printing; to cancel and return to PictBridge playback display before all images have been
printed, press center of multi selector. When printing
is complete, message shown below at right will be displayed for about two seconds, followed by PictBridge
playback display. Print additional pictures as described
above or turn camera off and disconnect USB cable.
Highlight this option and press multi selector right to
display menu shown at right. Press multi selector up or
Copies down to choose number of copies (maximum 9), then
press center to select and return to print menu.
PRINT MENU
Start print
Copies
Paper size
Confirm
Printing
002/005
Cancel
Done
COPIES
1
Confirm
Highlight this option and press multi selector right
to display menu shown at right. Press multi selecPaper tor up or down to highlight Default (default page
size size for current printer), 3.5" x 5", 5" x 7", Postcard,
100mm x 150mm, 4" x 6", 8" x 10", Letter, A3, or A4,
then press center to select and return to print menu.
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PAPER SIZE 1/2
Default
3.5" x 5"
5" x 7"
Postcard
100mm x150mm
Confirm
Printing Multiple Pictures
To print all pictures or multiple selected pictures, press
button. The menu shown at right will be disthe
played; press the multi selector up or down to highlight
an option, then press the center to select.
PictBridge
Print selection
Print all images
DPOF printing
Paper size
Confirm
Option
Description
Print selection Print selected pictures ( 56).
Print one copy of all pictures. Message shown
at right displayed during printing; to cancel
and return to PictBridge menu before all images have been printed, press center of multi
selector. When printing is complete, message
Print all images shown below at right will be displayed for
about two seconds, followed by PictBridge
menu. Turn camera off and disconnect USB
cable.
DPOF printing Print current DPOF print order ( 57).
Menu shown at right will be displayed. Press
multi selector up or down to highlight Default
(default page size for current printer), 3.5" x 5",
Paper size
5" x 7", Postcard, 100mm x 150mm, 4" x 6",
8" x 10", Letter, A3, or A4, then press center
to select and return to PictBridge menu.
Printing
002/005
Cancel
Done
PAPER SIZE 1/2
Default
3.5" x 5"
5" x 7"
Postcard
100mm x150mm
Confirm
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Printing Selected Pictures: Print Selection
Choosing Print selection in the PictBridge menu (see previous page) displays
the menu shown in Step 1.
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Confirm
Select current picture and set number of prints to 1. Selected pictures
marked by icon.
Choose number of prints (up to 9).
To deselect picture, press multi selector down when number of prints is 1.
Repeat steps 1–2 to select additional
pictures.
Confirm
001 prints
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Back
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Confirm
Scroll through pictures. Current picture shown at center of display.
3
PRINT SELECTION
5
Printing
002/006
Cancel
Start print
Confirm selection. Use multi selector
to view other pictures. *
Start printing.
†
* Press
button to exit to PictBridge menu without printing pictures.
† Press center of multi selector again to cancel before printing is complete.
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Done
When printing is complete, message
shown at left is displayed for about
two seconds, followed by PictBridge
menu. Turn camera off and disconnect
USB cable.
Printing the Current Print Order: DPOF Printing
To print the current print order ( 50), select DPOF printing in the PictBridge
menu ( 55). The options shown in Step 1 will be displayed.
1
DPOF PRINTING
Printer ready?
006 prints
Start print
Confirm
Cancel
Confirm
Highlight Confirm. *
2
CONFIRM
Back
Start print
View print order. Use multi selector
to view images not visible in display.
* Select Start print to start printing without viewing current print order. Select Cancel
to exit to PictBridge menu without printing.
3
Printing
002/006
Start printing (to interrupt printing,
press center of multi selector).
Cancel
4
Done
When printing is complete, message
shown at left is displayed for about
two seconds, followed by PictBridge
menu. Turn camera off and disconnect
USB cable.
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DPOF Printing
The DPOF printing option is only available if pictures have previously been selected for
printing using Print set ( 50–51). Date and shooting information ( 51) will not be
included when pictures are printed via direct USB connection.
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Menu Guide
The Shooting Menu
The shooting menu contains the following options:
Option
Description
Image mode Choose image size and quality.
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White balance Match white balance to the light source.
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Adjust exposure for very bright, very dark, or high-contrast
Exp. +/61
subjects.
Continuous Take pictures one at a time or in a sequence.
61–62
BSS
Use the Best Shot Selector (BSS).
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Sensitivity Control the camera’s sensitivity to light.
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Color options Control color.
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Setup
Display the setup menu.
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To display the shooting menu, select
mode and press the
make a selection from the shooting menu:
1
SHOOTING MENU 1/2
SET-UP
Image mode
White balance
Exp. +/Continuous
Exit
Confirm
Help
2
CONTINUOUS
Single
Continuous
Multi-shot 16
Intvl timer shooting
Exit
Confirm
Highlight option.
CONTINUOUS
Single
Continuous
Multi-shot 16
Intvl timer shooting
Exit
Highlight menu item.
3
button. To
Confirm
Display options.
4
SHOOTING MENU 1/2
SET-UP
Image mode
White balance
Exp. +/Continuous
Exit
Confirm
Help
Select highlighted option.
The Shooting Menu
To exit the menu and return to shooting mode, press the
button again.
Defaults can be restored using the Reset all option in the setup menu ( 80).
Menu Options
For help on the selected option, press the (T) button ( 22). To display menu options
as icons, select Icons for Menus in the setup menu ( 81).
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Image Mode
Image mode
Pictures taken with a digital camera are recorded as image files. The size of
the files, and with it the number of images that can be recorded, depends on
the size and quality of the images (image mode). Before shooting, choose an
image mode according to how you plan to use the picture.
Size Compression
(pixels) *
ratio †
Description
2,592 ×
High quality, suitable for enlarge1:4
1,944
ments or high-quality prints.
2,592 ×
1:8
Best choice in most situations.
1,944
2,048 ×
Smaller size allows more pictures
1:8
1,536
to be stored on memory card.
Suited to printing at smaller sizes
PC screen 1,024 ×
(for example, in a letter or report)
1:8
(1024)
768
or to display on computer monitors 17˝ or larger.
Can be displayed full screen on
TV screen 640 ×
1:8
television or 13˝ monitor. Suited
(640)
480
to distribution by e-mail or web.
Option
High
(2592★)
Normal
(2592)
Normal
(2048)
Print size
(cm) ‡
22 × 16.5
(8½˝˝ × 6½˝)
22 × 16.5
(8½˝˝ × 6½˝)
17 × 13
(7˝ × 5˝)
9×7
(3½˝ × 2½˝˝)
5×4
(2˝ × 1½˝)
* Smaller images create smaller files that require less memory and are suited to transmission by e-mail or use in web pages. When printed at larger sizes, however, small
images will be rough and uneven in appearance.
† To reduce the amount of memory each shot occupies, pictures are compressed as
they are saved. Compression selectively reduces the quality of the image. The more
a picture is compressed, the more noticeable this loss of quality is likely to be. The
figures show the approximate compression ratio for each setting.
‡ All figures are approximate. The size of images when printed depends on the printer
resolution: the higher the resolution, the smaller the final print size. The print sizes
given here assume a printer resolution of approximately 300 dpi.
The Shooting Menu
Image Mode
The current image mode is shown by an icon in the display (
for more information on image mode and file size ( 93).
4–5). See the Appendix
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White Balance
White balance
The color of the light reflected from an object varies with the color of the light
source. The human brain is able to adapt to such changes in color, with the
result that we see white objects as white, regardless of whether they are in
the shade, direct sunlight, or under incandescent lighting. Digital cameras
can mimic this adjustment by processing pictures according to the color of the
light source. This process is known as a “white balance adjustment.”
Option
Description
White balance automatically adjusted to suit lighting condiAuto
tions. Best choice in most situations.
Gray object used as reference to set white balance under unWhite bal. preset
usual lighting conditions.
Daylight
White balance adjusted for direct sunlight.
Incandescent
Use under incandescent lighting.
Fluorescent
Use under most types of fluorescent lighting.
Cloudy
Use when taking pictures under overcast skies.
Speedlight
Use with the flash.
Preset White Balance
Preset white balance is used with mixed lighting or to
compensate for light sources with a strong color cast
(for example, to make pictures taken under a lamp with
a red shade look as though they had been taken under
white light). When
(White bal. preset) is selected
from the white-balance menu, the camera will zoom in
and the following options will be displayed:
WHITE BAL PRESET
Exit
Cancel
Measure
Confirm
Option
The Shooting Menu
Description
Recalls the most recent value for preset white balance from the memory
Cancel
and sets white balance to this value.
To measure a new value for white balance, place a neutral gray object, such
as a piece of cardboard, under the lighting that will be used in the final picture. Frame this object so that it fills the square in the center of the menu
Measure shown above. Highlight Measure and press the center of the multi selector to measure a new value for white balance (shutter will be released and
camera will return to original zoom position, but no picture will be recorded). Note that preset white balance can not be measured with the flash.
White Balance
At settings other than
( 4–5).
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(Auto), white balance is shown by an icon in the display
Exposure Compensation
Exp. +/-
Exposure compensation is used to alter exposure from the value suggested
by the camera by from –2.0 EV (underexposure) to +2.0 EV (overexposure) in
increments of 1 3 EV. Its effects can be previewed in the monitor; negative values may be needed when most of the frame is very dark or the background is
much darker than the main subject, positive values when most of the frame is
very bright or the background is much brighter than the main subject.
Continuous
Continuous
Use the options in this menu to capture a fleeting expression on a portrait
subject, photograph a subject that is moving unpredictably, or capture motion
in a series of pictures.
Option
Single
Description
One shot is taken each time shutter-release button is pressed.
While shutter-release button is pressed, camera takes pictures at
Continuous *
rate of up to 1.8 fps until (wait) icon is displayed.
Each time shutter-release button is pressed,
camera takes sixteen consecutive pictures
648 × 486 pixels in size at rate of about 2 fps
Multi-shot
and arranges them in four rows to form a
16 *
single picture measuring 2,592× 1,944 pixels.
Image mode automatically set to
Normal
(2592). Digital zoom can not be used.
Intvl timer Camera takes pictures automatically at specified interval. See “Inshooting
terval Timer Photography” ( 62).
* Flash turns off automatically. Focus, exposure, and white balance are fixed at values
for first picture in each series.
Restrictions on Camera Settings
Continuous is automatically set to Single when the self-timer is activated (
BSS is enabled ( 63).
20) or
Continuous
At settings other than Single, the current “continuous” setting is shown by an icon in
the display ( 4–5).
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The Shooting Menu
The Memory Buffer
During shooting, pictures are stored in a temporary memory buffer before being transferred
to internal memory or to the memory card for permanent storage. The number of pictures
that can be stored depends on image mode; the maximum at
Normal (2592) is sixteen.
When the buffer is full, a (wait) icon will be displayed and shooting will be suspended.
More pictures can be taken as soon as enough memory becomes available in the buffer.
Interval Timer Photography
To display the interval timer menu, highlight Intvl timer shooting in the
CONTINUOUS menu and press the center of multi selector.
1
INTVL TIMER SHOOTING
Set interval time
AE lock
Exit
Confirm
SET INTERVAL TIME 1/2
30s
1m
5m
10m
30m
Exit
Confirm
Off
On
Confirm
Exit to shooting mode.
2
AUTO
3
• SET INTERVAL TIME: Choose interval
between shots.
• AE LOCK: Choose On to fix exposure
and white balance for entire series
at values for first frame, Off to meter
new values for each shot. When On
is selected for AE lock, flash turns off
automatically.
AE LOCK
Exit
Highlight Set interval time or AE lock
and press center of multi selector to
display sub-menu. Press multi selector
up or down to highlight option, press
center to select.
10
Start recording.
Camera will take
pictures at specified interval until shutter-release button is pressed again,
memory is full, or 1,800 frames have
been recorded.
The Shooting Menu
Interval Timer Photography
To save power, the monitor turns off between frames. The monitor turns on automatically immediately before the camera takes the next shot. To ensure that the battery
does not run flat before recording is complete, use the supplied EH-63 AC adapter.
Pictures can not be played back during interval timer shooting. See the Appendix for information on how pictures taken during interval timer shooting are stored ( 93–94).
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Best Shot Selector (BSS)
BSS
The options in the “best-shot selector” (BSS) menu are recommended for situations in which inadvertent camera movement can produce blurred pictures,
or when parts of the image are prone to under- or over-exposure.
Option
Off
Description
BSS off.
Restrictions on BSS
BSS turns off when the self timer is activated (
selected for Continuous ( 61).
20) or a setting other than Single is
BSS
At settings other than Off, the current BSS setting is indicated by an icon in the display
( 4–5).
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The Shooting Menu
Camera takes shots while shutter-release button
is pressed, to a maximum of ten. These images
are then compared and sharpest picture (picture with highest level of detail) is saved. Flash
turns off automatically and focus, exposure, and
white balance for all photos are determined by first picture in each seOn
ries. Recommended for situations in which inadvertent camera movement can produce blurred pictures, for example when:
• the camera is zoomed in
• macro close-up is in effect
• lighting is poor and the flash can not be used
May not produce desired results if subject moves or composition is
changed while shutter-release button is fully pressed.
Selecting this option displays sub-menu shown at
EXPOSURE BSS
Highlight
g g BSS
right. Choose from:
Shadow BSS
• Highlight BSS: picture with smallest area of
Histogram BSS
overexposure is selected.
• Shadow BSS: picture with smallest area of unExit
Confirm
derexposure is selected.
Exposure
• Histogram BSS: of pictures with least under- and over-exposure,
BSS
camera chooses picture with overall exposure closest to optimum.
Camera takes five shots each time shutter-release button is pressed,
but only picture that best meets selected criterion is saved. Flash turns
off automatically and focus and white balance for all photos are determined by first picture in each series. Recommended for high-contrast
subjects, when it is difficult to set exposure correctly.
Sensitivity
Sensitivity
Sensitivity (ISO equivalency) is a measure of how quickly the camera reacts to
light. The higher the sensitivity, the less light needed to make an exposure.
Much as film with a high ISO rating tends to produce “grainy” images, high
sensitivities may however be associated with “noise”—randomly spaced,
brightly colored pixels concentrated in dark parts of the image.
Option
Description
Equivalent to 50 under normal conditions; when lighting is poor and flash
Auto is off ( ), camera compensates by raising sensitivity. ISO icon displayed in
monitor to warn that pictures may be affected by noise.
Approximately equivalent to ISO 50. Recommended unless lighting is poor
50 or faster shutter speeds are required (e.g., when the subject is moving).
Noise may appear in pictures taken at settings above this value.
100 Approximately equivalent to ISO 100.
200 Approximately equivalent to ISO 200.
400 Approximately equivalent to ISO 400.
Color Options
Color Options
Color options are used to heighten the vividness of colors or to record pictures
in monochrome. The effects can be previewed in the monitor.
Option
Standard color
Vivid color
Black-and-white *
Sepia *
Cyanotype *
Description
Subjects are recorded in their natural colors.
Use for a vivid, photoprint effect.
Pictures are recorded in black-and-white.
Pictures are recorded in sepia.
Pictures are recorded in blue-tinted monochrome.
* White balance set to Auto.
The Shooting Menu
Sensitivity
At settings other than Auto, the current sensitivity setting is shown in the display (
4–5).
Color Options
At settings other than Standard color, the current color option setting is indicated by
an icon in the display ( 4–5).
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The Playback Menu
The playback menu contains the following options:
Option
Description
Select pictures for printing on DPOF- and PictBridge-com50–51
patible devices.
Slide show
View pictures in an automatic slide show.
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Delete
Delete all or selected pictures.
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Protect
Protect selected pictures from accidental deletion.
68
Transfer marking Change transfer marking of all or selected pictures.
69
Small pic.
Create small copies of the current picture.
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Copy
Copy files between memory card and internal memory.
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Setup
Display the setup menu.
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Print set
To display the playback menu:
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PLAYBACK MENU 1/2
2
SET-UP
rint set
Slide show
Delete
Protect
Exit
Confirm
1
Help
Display playback menu.
To exit the menu and return to playback mode, press the
button again.
The Playback Menu
Menu Options
For help on the selected option, press the (T) button ( 22). To display menu options
as icons, select Icons for Menus in the setup menu ( 81).
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Selecting Multiple Pictures
To select multiple pictures in the Erase selected images ( 68), Print set
( 50–51), Protect ( 68), Transfer marking > Select image(s) ( 69), or
Copy > Selected images ( 71) menus:
1
PROTECT
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Exit
2
ON
OFF
1/
3
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Confirm
Scroll through pictures. Current picture shown at center of display.
Repeat steps 1–2 to select additional pictures. To deselect picture, select and press multi selector down. To cancel changes
and exit, press
button.
PROTECT
Back
Exit
Confirm
Select current picture. Selection
shown by icon.
4
Done
Complete operation.
The Playback Menu
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ON
OFF
1/
4
Slide Show
Slide show
This option is used to play pictures back in an automated “slide show” with
about three seconds between each picture.
1
SLIDE SHOW
Pause
Exit
2
Start
Loop
Confirm
Highlight Start.
Begin slide show.
To skip to the next picture, press the multi selector to the right, or hold the
multi selector down to fast forward through the show. To return to the previous picture, press the multi selector left, or hold the multi selector down to
rewind through the show. To pause the slide show, press the center of the
multi selector. The menu shown below will be displayed.
When the slide show ends or is paused, the menu
shown at right will be displayed. Highlight Restart
and press the center of the multi selector to restart the
show, or select End to end the show and return to the
playback menu.
Pause
Restart
Exit
Confirm
Slide Shows
The camera will enter standby mode if no operations are performed for thirty minutes.
“Loop”
If Loop is selected in the starting screen, the slide show will
repeat automatically. To select or deselect the loop option,
highlight Loop and press the center of the multi selector. A
check mark next to Loop indicates that the loop option is
selected.
SLIDE SHOW
Pause
Exit
Start
Loop
Confirm
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The Playback Menu
Copies created with the small picture option ( 70) are not displayed during slide
shows. Movies are displayed as still images showing the movie’s first frame.
Delete
Delete
The delete menu contains the following options:
Option
Description
66). ConfirmaSelect images for deletion (
tion dialog shown at right will be displayed; press
Erase
multi selector up or down to highlight option,
selected
press center to select:
images
• Select No to exit without deleting pictures
• Select Yes to delete selected pictures
Confirmation dialog displayed; press multi selector up or down to highlight option, press center
Erase all to select:
images • Select No to exit without deleting pictures
• Select Yes to delete all unprotected pictures
DELETE
Erase 1 image (s)?
No
Yes
Confirm
Exit
DELETE
Erasing all images
(
excluded)
No
Yes
Confirm
Exit
If no memory card is inserted, pictures will be deleted from internal memory.
If a memory card is inserted, pictures will be deleted from the memory card.
Protect
Select pictures for protection from accidental deletion.
Protected files are marked with a protect icon (see
right) and can not be deleted by pressing the button
or using the options in the Delete menu. Note, however, that protected pictures will be deleted when the
memory card or internal memory is formatted ( 79).
The Playback Menu
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Transfer Marking
Transfer marking
This option is used to mark pictures for transfer to any computer to which
PictureProject has been installed ( 46). Note that all new pictures are automatically marked for transfer when On (the default option) is selected for
Interface > Auto transfer ( 80).
Option
Description
All on
Mark all images for transfer.
All off
Remove transfer marking from all images.
Select image(s) Mark selected pictures for transfer ( 66).
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Full-frame playback
1
2
3
4
Thumbnail playback
The COOLPIX S2 can not be used to transfer pictures selected for transfer with another
model of Nikon digital camera. Use the COOLPIX S2 to reselect the pictures.
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The Playback Menu
Restrictions on Auto Transfer
No more than 999 pictures can be transferred using Transfer marking/Auto transfer.
To transfer more than 999 pictures, use PictureProject or select and transfer pictures
in batches of 999 or less. See the PictureProject reference manual (on CD) for more
information.
Small Picture
Small pic.
Small copies of pictures can be created in any of the following sizes:
Option
Description
640 × 480 Can be displayed full frame on TV.
Suited to display on web pages. Small file size reduces time needed
320 × 240
to display picture in web browser.
160 × 120 Can be sent and received quickly as e-mail attachment.
To copy a picture at a smaller size:
1
After displaying picture in fullframe playback or highlighting
picture in thumbnail display (
41), select Small pic. from playback menu ( 65).
SMALL PIC
2
640 x 480
320 x 240
160 x 120
Exit
Confirm
Highlight option.
3
Save this image
as displayed?
Exit
No
Yes
Confirm
Confirmation dialog displayed. Press
multi selector up or down to highlight
option, press center to select:
• Yes: create resized copy
• No: exit without creating copy
During playback, copies are indicated by a gray border; a
displayed when copies are viewed full-frame.
,
, or
icon is
The Playback Menu
Small Picture
Copies are stored as JPEG files with a compression ratio of 1 : 16. Copies are created
with the same transfer marking and date and time or recording as the original, but any
changes to transfer marking or to protect and print attributes must be made separately.
See the Appendix for more information on how small pictures are stored ( 93–94).
Copies can only be created if sufficient memory is available. Small copies may not display or transfer correctly when viewed on other models of Nikon camera. Small copies
can not be created from movies ( 40), cropped copies ( 42), or small pictures.
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Copy
Copy
This option is only available when a memory card is inserted, when it can be
used to copy pictures between internal memory and the memory card.
Option
Description
Copy pictures from internal memory to memory card.
Copy pictures from memory card to internal memory.
Selecting either of the above options displays the menu
shown at right.
CAMERA TO CARD
Selected images
imag
All images
Exit
Description
Select images for copying (
66). Confirmation dialog shown at right will be displayed; press
Selected multi selector up or down to highlight option,
images press center to select:
• Select No to exit without copying pictures
• Select Yes to copy selected pictures
Confirmation dialog displayed; press multi selector up or down to highlight option, press center
All
to select:
images • Select No to exit without copying pictures
• Select Yes to copy all pictures
Confirm
Option
CAMERA TO CARD
Selected images will be copied.
OK?
Exit
No
Yes
Confirm
CAMERA TO CARD
All images will be copied. OK?
Exit
No
Yes
Confirm
Copies lose all print ( 50–51) and transfer ( 69) marking. Protect marking ( 68) is
not affected. See the Appendix for more information on copies are stored ( 93–94).
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The Playback Menu
Copy
See “Copying Voice Recordings” for information on copying voice recordings ( 35).
The camera may be unable to copy pictures that were created with another make of
camera or that have been modified on a computer.
The Setup Menu
The setup menu contains the following options:
Option
Description
Shooting menu
Scene menu
Return to menu for current mode.
Movie
Playback menu
Welcome screen Select screen displayed when camera is turned on.
Date
Set clock and choose home and destination time zones.
Monitor settings Adjust monitor brightness and choose display style.
Date imprint Imprint date or birthday counter on pictures.
Sound settings Adjust sound and volume settings.
Blur warning Turn blur warning on or off.
Auto off
Choose when monitor will turn off to save power.
Format memory /
Format internal memory or memory card.
Format card
Language
Choose language for camera menus and messages.
Interface
Adjust settings for connection to television or computer.
AF assist
Turn AF-assist illuminator on or off.
Reset all
Restore camera settings to default values.
Menus
Choose how menus are displayed.
Firmware version Display camera firmware version.
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22
36
65
73
12–13
74–75
76
77
78
78
79
79
80
80
80
80–81
81
81
To display the setup menu:
1
SHOOTING MENU 1/2
SET-UP
Image mode
White balance
Exp. +/Continuous
Exit
Confirm
Help
Display menu for current mode.
The Setup Menu
3
SHOOTING MENU 1/2
SET-UP
Image mode
White balance
Exp. +/Continuous
Exit
Confirm
Help
2
Highlight
SET-UP.
Display setup menu. To return to menu
for current mode, press
button.
Menu Options
For help on the selected option, press the (T) button ( 22). To display menu options
as icons, select Icons for Menus in the setup menu ( 81).
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Welcome Screen
Welcome screen
Choose the welcome screen displayed when the camera is turned on.
Option
Description
Disable welcome
No welcome screen is displayed when camera is turned on.
(default)
Nikon
Image shown at right is displayed when camera is turned on.
Animation
Animation shown at right is displayed when
camera is turned on.
Choose welcome screen from pictures in
internal memory or on memory card. Selecting this option displays selection screen
Select an image shown at right; press multi selector left or
right to scroll through pictures, press center
to select. To exit without changing welcome
button.
screen, press
SELECT IMAGE
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1/
4
Confirm
Welcome Screen
WELCOME IMAGE SELECT
Replace current image?
Exit
No
Yes
Confirm
Small Pictures and Cropped Copies
Copies created with the small picture and cropping options can only be selected for the
welcome screen if they are 640 × 480 pixels or larger.
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The Setup Menu
If Select an image is chosen after a custom welcome screen
has been selected, the confirmation dialog shown at right will
be displayed. Select Yes to replace the existing picture with
the new welcome screen, No to exit leaving the welcome
screen unchanged.
Date
Date
This option is used to set the camera clock and to choose home and travel
destination time zones.
Option
Date
Description
Set camera clock to current date and time ( 12–13).
Choose home ( ) or travel destination ( ) time zone; turn daylight savTime zone
ing time on or off (see below).
Time Zone
Selecting Time zone displays the menu shown in Step 1. To choose a new
home ( ) or travel destination ( ) time zone:
TIME ZONE
1
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London, Casablanca
DaylightSaving
London, Casablanca
DaylightSaving
Exit
Confirm
Highlight
or
.
London, Casablanca
Back Confirm
Exit
Display map of world time zones.
HOME TIME ZONE
3
HOME TIME ZONE
2
4
Madrid, Paris, Berlin
Back Confirm
Exit
Highlight time zone. *
TIME ZONE
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Madrid, Paris, Berlin
DaylightSaving
London, Casablanca
DaylightSaving
Exit
Confirm
Select time zone. Press
button to
menu shown in Step 1.
* Travel destination time zone can not be same as home time zone.
To switch between home (
) and travel destination (
TIME ZONE
1
The Setup Menu
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Madrid, Paris, Berlin
DaylightSaving
London, Casablanca
DaylightSaving
Exit
Confirm
Highlight
or
.†
2
) time zones:
TIME ZONE
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Madrid, Paris, Berlin
DaylightSaving
London, Casablanca
DaylightSaving
Exit
Confirm
Set clock to time in selected zone.
Dot marks current selection.
† To turn daylight saving time on or off, highlight DaylightSaving and press center of
multi selector. Selecting daylight saving time advances time in selected zone one hour.
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Time Zones
The time zone can not be selected if the date and time have not been set.
The camera supports the time zones listed below. Increments of less than one hour
are not supported; when travelling to or from destinations at half- or quarter-hour
increments from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT), such as Afghanistan, Central Australia,
India, Iran, Nepal, or Newfoundland, set the camera clock to local time ( 12–13).
GMT +/–
Location
GMT –11
Midway, Samoa
GMT –10
Hawaii, Tahiti
GMT –9
Alaska, Anchorage
GMT –8 PST (PDT): Los Angeles, Seattle, Vancouver
GMT –7
MST (MDT): Denver, Phoenix, La Paz
GMT –6 CST (CDT): Chicago, Houston, Mexico City
GMT –5
EST (EDT): New York, Toronto, Lima
GMT –4
Caracas, Manaus
GMT –3
Buenos Aires, São Paulo
GMT –2
Fernando de Noronha
GMT –1
Azores
GMT
London, Casablanca
GMT +/–
GMT +1
GMT +2
GMT +3
GMT +4
GMT +5
GMT +6
GMT +7
GMT +8
GMT +9
GMT +10
GMT +11
GMT +12
Location
Madrid, Paris, Berlin
Athens, Helsinki
Moscow, Nairobi
Abu Dhabi, Dubai
Islamabad, Karachi
Colombo, Dhaka
Bangkok, Jakarta
Beijing, Hong Kong (HK), Singapore
Tokyo, Seoul
Sydney, Guam
New Caledonia
Auckland, Fiji
The Camera Clock
The camera clock is less accurate than most watches or household clocks. Check the
clock regularly against more accurate timepieces and reset as necessary.
The Setup Menu
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Monitor Settings
Monitor settings
The options in this menu control the information displayed in the monitor and
monitor brightness.
Option
Description
Photo info Turn indicators in the monitor on or off.
Brightness Control monitor brightness.
Photo Info
The following display options are available:
Option
Description
Display
Shooting mode
Playback mode
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Show Indicators are displayed in moniinfo tor.
AUTO
Hide
info
1/
Indicators are not displayed in
monitor.
Brightness
Press the multi selector up or down to increase or
decrease the brightness of the monitor by moving the
arrow to the left of the display up or down. Press the
center of the multi selector to put the new setting into
effect.
The Setup Menu
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10
BRIGHTNESS
Exit
Confirm
1
Date Imprint
Date imprint
This option is used to imprint date information on pictures as they are taken.
It can not be used to imprint date information on existing pictures.
Option
Off
Date
Description
Time and date do not appear on pictures.
Date is imprinted on pictures taken while this option is in effect.
Date and time are imprinted on pictures taken while this option
Date and time
is in effect.
Time stamp shows number of days between date of shooting
Date counter
and selected date.
Date Counter
Pictures taken while this option is in effect are imprinted with the number of
days remaining until or the number of days elapsed since a specified date.
Days remaining are indicated by ▲. Selecting this item displays the following
options:
Option
Description
Store up to three dates between Jan. 1 1910 and
Dec. 31 2037. To set date, highlight, press multi
Stored dates selector to right, and enter date as described in
“Basic Setup” ( 12–13). To select existing date,
highlight and press center of multi selector.
Display
options
STORED DATES
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Confirm
Choose date format from Number of days, Years and days, or Yrs,
mnths, days. Press multi selector up or down to highlight option,
press center to select.
Date Imprint
Data imprinted at an Image mode setting of TV screen (640) may be difficult to read.
Choose a setting of PC screen (1024) or larger when using the date imprint option
( 59).
Imprinted data form a permanent part of the image and will appear whenever the image is printed, regardless of whether the date option is chosen in the Print set menu.
At settings other than Off, a date imprint icon appears in the shooting display during
shooting ( 4–5).
The date is recorded in the order selected in the DATE menu. Date imprint can not be
selected if the camera clock has not been set ( 12–13).
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The Setup Menu
Regardless of the setting chosen, the date is not imprinted in movie mode ( 36) or
when ,
, or
(except for sport composite) is selected in scene mode ( 22),
Continuous is selected for Continuous, or On is selected for BSS ( 61, 63).
Sound Settings
Sound settings
The options in this menu control the sound settings listed below.
Option
Description
If On is selected, beep will sound once if memory card
is inserted, data are deleted, memory card or internal
Button memory is formatted, or new mode is selected. Beep
sound will sound three times if battery is exhausted, or if
memory card is locked or memory card or internal
memory is full when shutter is released.
Choose sound played when shutter is released. If Off
is selected, no sound will be played when shutter is
Shutter released. Regardless of setting chosen, no sound is
sound played in (Sports) mode ( 26), at Continuous settings other than Single ( 61), when flash fires, or
when BSS is enabled ( 63).
If On is selected, startup sound will play when camera
is turned on. Startup sound will not play if camera is
Start-up inserted in MV-12 COOL-STATION when USB cable is
sound connected ( 47, 52).
BUTTON SOUND
Off
On
Exit
SHUTTER SOUND
1
2
3
Off
Exit
Off
On
Confirm
VOLUME
Loud
Normal
Off
Exit
Blur Warning
Confirm
START-UP SOUND
Exit
Choose volume for playback and for button, shutter,
and start-up sounds from Loud or Normal. Choosing
Volume Off mutes shutter and start-up sounds and sets playback volume to lowest level.
Confirm
Confirm
Blur warning
The Setup Menu
If On is selected for this option, the warning shown
PICTURE IS BLURRED.
at right will be displayed after shooting in situations in
SAVE PICTURE?
which pictures may be blurred. Select Yes to record the
picture, No to delete the picture and try again. The picNo
Yes
ture will be recorded automatically if no operations are
Confirm
performed for about twenty seconds. No warning will
(Sports), (Museum), (Fireworks
be displayed in movie mode or when
show), or
(Panorama assist) is selected in scene mode, the self-timer is on,
an option other than Single is selected for Continuous, or an option other
than Off is selected for BSS.
A setting of On is recommended when the camera is zoomed in.
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Auto Off
Auto off
Choose the time before the monitor turns off automatically to save power
from 30 seconds, 1 minute (the default setting), 5 minutes, or 30 minutes.
Regardless of the option chosen, the monitor will remain on for 3 minutes
when menus are displayed, and for 30 minutes when Loop is selected during
a slide show or the camera is powered by the supplied EH-63 AC adapter (if
the AC adapter is used when the video cable is connected, video output will
continue after the monitor has turned off). If the sliding lens cover is open,
the monitor can be reactivated by pressing the shutter-release button halfway,
button to select playback mode, pressing the
button to
pressing the
display the camera menus, or by selecting another mode. If the lens cover is
closed, the camera will turn off and can only be reactivated by opening the
lens cover or pressing the
button to start playback.
Format Memory /
Format Card
Format memory
Format card
If no memory card is inserted, this option is named Format memory and formats internal memory. Otherwise it is named Format card and formats the
memory card for use in the camera. Note that formatting permanently
deletes all data, including protected pictures and any other files that
may be present. Before formatting, be sure to transfer any valued pictures
to a computer ( 46–49).
The following options will be displayed if a memory card is inserted:
Option
Description
Quick Format applies only to areas in which data are stored. Faster than normal
format format.
Format Entire memory or memory card is formatted.
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The Setup Menu
A confirmation dialog is displayed before formatting
begins. Select Format to format the storage device.
FORMATTING
The message shown at right will be displayed; do
not turn the camera off, remove the battery or
memory card, or unplug the AC adapter while this
message is displayed.
Format Card
Format memory cards before first use and reformat them regularly thereafter. Without regular formatting, performance will drop with use. Note that
memory cards can not be formatted when the battery is low.
Language
Language
Choose the language for camera menus and messages (
Interface
12).
Interface
Adjust settings for connection to a computer or video device (
45, 47).
Option
Description
USB Select USB option for connection to computer ( 47) or printer ( 52).
Before connecting camera to video devices such as televisions or VCRs (
Video
45), choose video mode that matches video standard used in device. Cammode
era supports NTSC and PAL standards.
Auto
Choose On to mark pictures for transfer to computer as they are taken.
transfer
AF assist
AF Assist
If Auto is selected for this option, the AF-assist illuminator will light to assist
the focus operation when the subject is poorly lit. The AF-assist illuminator has a maximum range of about 1.9 m / 6´3˝(widest angle) to 1.1 m / 3´7˝
(maximum zoom). The AF-assist illuminator will not light if Off is selected for
AF assist,
(landscape assist),
(sports assist),
(Dusk / Dawn),
(Night
landscape),
(Close up), (Museum), or (Fireworks show) is selected in
scene mode, a setting other than PORTRAIT is selected in
(portrait assist)
mode, or a setting other than NIGHT PORTRAIT is selected in (night portrait
assist) mode.
Reset all
Reset all
Select Reset to restore the following settings to their original state:
The Setup Menu
Option
Flash mode
Self timer
Macro close-up
Movie mode
Movie options
Auto-focus mode
Description
Auto
Off
Off
Small size 320
Single AF
Scene mode
Party / Indoor
Portrait assist
PORTRAIT
Landscape assist
LANDSCAPE
Sports assist
SPORTS
Night portrait assist NIGHT PORTRAIT
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Option
Image mode
White balance
Exp. +/Continuous
BSS
Sensitivity
Color options
Welcome screen
Monitor settings
Photo info
Brightness
Date imprint
Description
Normal (2592)
Auto
±0
Single
Off
Auto
Standard color
Disable welcome
Show info
3
Off
Option
Sound settings
Button sound
Shutter sound
Start-up sound
Volume
Description
On
1
Off
Normal
Option
AF-assist
Interface
Auto transfer
Menus
Description
Auto
On
Text
Choosing Reset also clears the current file number ( 4–5, 93–94) from
memory. Numbering will continue from the lowest number available. All
other settings are unaffected.
Resetting File Numbering to 0001
To reset file numbering to 0001, select Reset all after either deleting all pictures ( 68) or formatting the memory card or internal memory ( 79).
Menus
Menus
This option controls how the movie ( 37), shooting ( 58), playback (
65), and setup menus are displayed. Choose from Text and Icons.
SHOOTING MENU 1/2
SET-UP
Image mode
White balance
Exp. +/Continuous
Exit
Confirm
Help
Text
Firmware Version
Image mode
Exit
Confirm
Help
Icons
Firmware version
Select this option to display the current camera firmware version. Press the
multi selector to the left to return to the setup menu.
The Setup Menu
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Technical Notes
Optional Accessories
At the time of writing, the following optional accessories were available for
this camera. Contact your local retailer or Nikon representative for details.
Rechargeable Additional EN-EL8 Li-ion batteries are available from your retailer or
battery local Nikon representative
Battery charger MH-62 battery charger
Additional EH-63 AC adapters are available from your retailer or loAC adapter
cal Nikon representative
COOL-STATION MV-12 COOL-STATION
USB cable UC-E10 USB cable
Approved Memory Cards
The following cards have been tested and approved for use with the COOLPIX S2:
SanDisk 16 MB, 32 MB, 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB, 256 MB*, 512 MB, 512 MB*, 1 GB
Panasonic 16 MB, 32 MB, 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB*, 512 MB*, 1 GB*
Toshiba 16 MB, 32 MB, 64 MB, 128 MB, 128 MB*, 256 MB, 256 MB*, 512 MB
* High speed (10 MB/s)
Operation is not guaranteed with other makes of card. For more details on
the above cards, please contact the manufacturer.
Technical Notes
Memory Cards
• Use only Secure Digital (SD) memory cards.
• Format memory cards before first use.
• Do not eject the memory card, turn the camera off, remove the battery, disconnect
the AC adapter, or remove the camera from the COOL-STATION during formatting
or while data are being written to or deleted from the card. Failure to observe this
precaution could result in loss of data or damage to the camera or card.
• Do not disassemble or modify.
• Do not drop, bend, or expose to water or strong physical shocks.
• Do not touch the metal terminals with your fingers or metal objects.
• Do not affix labels or stickers to the memory card.
• Do not leave in direct sunlight in a closed vehicle or in other areas exposed to high
temperatures.
• Do not expose to high levels of humidity or to corrosive gas.
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Caring for the Camera
To ensure continued enjoyment of this Nikon product, observe the following
precautions when storing or using the device.
Do not immerse
Although COOLPIX S2 is water-resistant,
it is not waterproof and must not be
immersed in water. Do not use underwater or immerse while washing. Immersing the camera or allowing water
to come in contact with its internal parts
will result in damage to the device.
Handle the lens and all moving parts
with care
Do not apply force to the lens or monitor or to the connector, card slot, battery
chamber, or sliding lens covers. These
parts are especially susceptible to damage.
Do not point the lens at strong light
sources for extended periods
Avoid pointing the lens at the sun or
other strong light sources for extended
periods when using or storing the camera. Intense light may cause deterioration in the CCD image sensor, producing a white blur effect in photographs.
Turn the product off before removing or
disconnecting the power source
Do not unplug the product or 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 loss of data
or in damage to product memory or internal circuitry. To prevent an accidental
interruption of power, avoid carrying
the product from one place to another
while the AC adapter is connected.
Do not drop
The product may malfunction if subjected to strong shocks or vibration.
Keep away from strong magnetic fields
Do not use or store this device in the
vicinity of equipment that generates
strong electromagnetic radiation or
magnetic fields. Strong static charges or
the magnetic fields produced by equipment such as radio transmitters could
interfere with the monitor, damage data
stored on the memory card, or affect the
product’s internal circuitry.
Avoid sudden changes in temperature
Sudden changes in temperature, such
as occur when entering or leaving a
heated building on a cold day, can
cause condensation 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.
The AF-Assist Illuminator LED
The light-emitting diode (LED) used in
the AF-assist illuminator conforms to
the following IEC standard:
CLASS 1 LED PRODUCT
IEC60825-1 Edition 1.2-2001
Technical Notes
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Cleaning
Lens: The lens is equipped with a protective glass cover. One key to preserving
the condition of glass parts is to not touch them with your fingers. Remove
dust or lint with a blower (typically a small device with a rubber bulb attached
to one end that is pumped to produce a stream of air out the other). To remove fingerprints or other stains that can not be removed with a blower, wipe
the lens with a soft cloth, using a spiral motion that starts in the center of the
lens and works out to the edges. If this fails to clean the lens, wipe with a dry
cloth lightly dampened with commercial lens cleaner.
Monitor: The monitor is protected by a sheet of acrylic plastic. Remove dust or
lint with a blower. To remove fingerprints and other stains, clean with a soft,
dry cloth, being careful not to apply pressure.
Avoid contact with liquid crystal
Should the monitor break, care should be taken to avoid injury due to broken
glass and to prevent the liquid crystal from the display touching the skin or
entering the eyes or mouth.
Body: Use a blower to remove dust, dirt, or sand then wipe gently with a soft,
dry cloth. After using the camera at the beach or seaside, wipe off any sand or
salt with a dry cloth lightly dampened with fresh water, then dry thoroughly.
The camera may be damaged if foreign matter gets inside the camera body.
Nikon cannot accept liability for damage caused by dirt or sand.
Do not use alcohol, thinner, or other volatile chemicals.
Technical Notes
Notes on the Monitor
• The monitor may contain a few pixels that are always lit or that do not light. This is
a characteristic common to all TFT LCD displays, and does not indicate a malfunction.
Images recorded using the product will not be affected.
• When you frame bright subjects, vertical comet-like streaks that whiten toward either
end may appear in the display. This phenomenon, known as “smear,” does not appear in the final photograph and does not indicate a malfunction. Some smear may
appear in movies.
• Images in the monitor may be difficult to see in a bright light.
• The monitor is lit by an LED backlight. Should the monitor begin to dim or flicker,
contact your Nikon service representative.
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Storage
Turn the camera off when not in use and check that the power-on lamp is
off before putting the camera away. To prevent mold or mildew, store the
camera in a dry, well-ventilated area. If the product will not be used for an
extended period, run the battery flat and remove it from the camera. Store
the camera in a plastic bag containing a desiccant, replacing the desiccant
when it loses its capacity to absorb moisture. Do not store the camera with
naptha or camphor moth balls or in locations that:
• are poorly ventilated or subject to humidities of over 60%
• are next to equipment that produces strong electromagnetic fields, such as
televisions or radios
• are exposed to temperatures below –10 °C (14 °F) or above 50 °C (122 °F)
To prevent mold or mildew, take the camera out of storage at least once a
month. Turn the camera on and release the shutter a few times before putting the camera away again.
Technical Notes
Batteries
• Check the battery level when taking the camera out and charge the battery if necessary ( 8–9). Do not continue charging once the battery is fully charged, as this will
result in reduced battery performance. If possible, carry a fully-charged spare battery
when taking pictures on important occasions.
• Do not use the battery at ambient temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F) or above 40 °C
(104 °F). During charging, the temperature should be in the vicinity of 5–35 °C
(41–95 °F). Note that the battery may become hot during use; wait for the battery to
cool before charging. Failure to observe these precautions could damage the battery,
impair its performance, or prevent it from charging normally.
• On cold days, the capacity of batteries tends to decrease. Be sure that the battery
is fully charged before heading outside to take pictures in cold weather. Keep spare
batteries in a warm place and exchange as necessary. Once warmed, a cold battery
may recover some of its charge.
• Dirt on the battery terminals can prevent the camera from functioning.
• When the battery is not in use, remove it from the camera or battery charger and
replace the terminal cover. The camera and battery charger draw minute amounts of
current even when off; if left in place, the battery could be drained to the point that it
no longer functions. Turning the camera on or off while the battery is exhausted can
result in reduced battery life. If the battery will not be used for an extended period,
store it in a cool (15 °C–25 °C / 59 °F–77 °F), dry place. Recharge it at least once a year
and run it flat before returning it to storage.
• 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.
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Error Messages
The following table lists the error messages and other warnings that appear in
the monitor and how to deal with them.
Display
Problem
Clock not set.
(Flashes)
WARNING ! !
Battery exhausted.
BATTERY EXHAUSTED
AF●
(● flashes red)
(Flashes)
Camera cannot focus.
Slow shutter speed.
Pictures may be blurred.
INITIALIZING LENS
CANNOT FOCUS Camera cannot focus.
Solution
Set clock.
12–13
Turn camera off and replace
7, 12
battery.
Use focus lock to focus on another subject at same distance, 16
then recompose picture.
Use flash, or steady camera using tripod, by placing camera
3, 15,
on level surface, or by holding
19
camera in both hands with elbows against torso.
Wait until lens is initialized and
camera has zoomed out to wid- 15
est angle.
WARNING!!
PLEASE WAIT FOR THE
Message clears from display
button automatically when recording
CAMERA TO FINISH Camera turned off or
RECORDING
pressed during recording.
is complete.
MEMORY CARD IS Write-protect switch is in “lock” Slide write-protect to “write”
WRITE PROTECTED position.
position.
THIS CARD
• Use approved card.
CANNOT BE USED
• Check that connectors are
WARNING ! ! THIS Error accessing memory card.
CARD CANNOT BE READ
(Flashes)
CARD IS NOT
FORMATTED
(Flashes)
FORMAT
NO
Technical Notes
OUT OF MEMORY
or
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16
11
82
—
clean.
• Turn camera off and confirm 10–11
that memory card is correctly
inserted.
Press multi selector up to highMemory card has not been for- light FORMAT and press center 79,
matted for use in camera.
to format card, or turn camera 10–11
off and replace card.
59
• Choose new image mode.
Camera in shooting mode: In- • Remove memory card and use 10–11
sufficient memory to record pic- internal memory or insert new
memory card.
tures at current settings.
• Delete pictures.
17, 68
Camera connected to computer:
Delete unwanted pictures and 17,
Not enough memory to record intry again.
68
formation need for transfer.
Display
IMAGE CANNOT
BE SAVED
or
SOUND FILE CAN
NOT BE SAVED
or
IMAGE HAS ALREADY
BEEN MODIFIED.
D-LIGHTING CANNOT
BE USED.
FILE CONTAINS
NO IMAGE DATA
Problem
Solution
• Camera has run out of file • Select Reset all after either 10–11,
inserting new memory card 79,
numbers.
or formatting the memory 80–81
card or internal memory.
• Not enough memory to • Format destination or delete 10,
copy picture using crop, D- pictures. If copying pictures 17,
lighting, small picture, or to memory card, insert new 68,
copy options.
memory card.
79
• Original does not support • Crop and small picture op- 42,
crop or small picture op- tions can not be used with 70
tions.
cropped copies and small
pictures.
• Invalid image chosen for • Choose image 640 × 480 59
pixels or larger.
welcome screen.
Select Reset all after either
10–11,
Camera has run out of file inserting new memory card
79,
numbers.
or formatting the memory
80–81
card or internal memory.
Original does not support D-lighting can not be used
D-lighting.
with copies.
File created by computer or
different make of camera.
THIS IMAGE CANNOT Attempt to delete protected
BE DELETED
picture.
NO SOUND FILE
No sound file available for
playback.
CANNOT RECORD
MOVIE
Time out error while recording movie.
NEW CITY IS IN THE
CURRENT TIME ZONE
Travel destination is in same
time zone as home location.
43
View file on computer or cor—
rect make of camera.
Remove protection before de68
leting picture.
Press
button to return to
shooting mode and record 33
sound file.
Choose memory card with
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better performance.
No need to specify new time
zone if travel destination is
74–75
in same time zone as home
location.
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Technical Notes
MEMORY CONTAINS No pictures on memory card
NO IMAGES
or in internal memory.
Press
button to return to 14,
17
Pictures can not be viewed on shooting mode.
ALL IMAGES ARE
HIDDEN
COOLPIX S2.
Display
Problem
Pictures can not be copied to
TRANSFER ERROR
computer.
TRANSFER CANCELLED Transfer cancelled.
No pictures selected for transNO IMAGES ARE
MARKED FOR
fer when is pressed to copy
TRANSFER
pictures to computer.
• PictureProject is not running.
• USB cable disconnected while
pictures are being printed or
copied to computer.
COMMUNICATIONS
ERROR
• USB option set incorrectly.
Printer error.
SYSTEM ERROR
Error has occurred in camera’s
internal circuitry.
LENS ERROR
Error has occurred during lens
operation.
Technical Notes
PRINTER ERROR
CHECK PRINTER
STATUS
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Solution
Restart transfer after check- 46–
ing that camera is connected 49,
and battery is fully charged.
8–9
Disconnect camera and select
at least one picture for trans- 69
fer, then begin transfer again.
• Start PictureProject before —
pressing center of multi selector.
• If error appears in computer 46–49,
monitor, click OK to exit 52–57
PictureProject. Turn camera
off, reconnect cable, then
turn camera on and print or
transfer pictures.
• Turn camera off and dis- 47
connect cable, then choose
new USB setting in camera
setup menu and reconnect
camera. If error persists,
use Transfer button in Picture Project to transfer pictures.
Check printer. To resume
printing, highlight Resume
and press center of multi se—
lector. Select Cancel to exit
without printing remaining
images.
Turn camera off, unplug AC
adapter, remove and reinsert
batteries, and turn camera 6, 7,
on. If error persists, contact 12
retailer or Nikon representative.
Turn camera off and then on
again. If error persists, con12
tact retailer or Nikon representative.
Troubleshooting
If the camera fails to function as expected, check the list of common problems
below before consulting your retailer or Nikon representative. Refer to the
page numbers in the right-most column for more information.
Electronically-Controlled Cameras
In extremely rare instances, unusual characters may appear in the monitor and
the camera may stop functioning. In most cases, this phenomenon is caused
by a strong external static charge. Turn the camera off, remove and replace
the batteries and / or disconnect and reconnect the AC adapter, and turn the
camera on again. In the event of continued malfunction, contact your retailer or Nikon representative. Note that disconnecting the power source as
described above may result in the loss of any data not recorded to internal
memory or the memory card at the time the problem occurred. Data already
recorded will not be affected.
Problem
Monitor is blank
No indicators appear
in monitor
Monitor is hard to
read
12
7
8–9
6, 9
79
45, 47
33
38
62
76
76
12
84
17, 41
14
16
79
59
11
89
Technical Notes
No picture is taken
when shutter-release
button is pressed
Solution
• Camera is off.
• Battery is not correctly inserted or battery-chamber cover is not properly latched.
• Battery is exhausted.
• AC adapter is not properly connected.
• Standby mode: press shutter-release button halfway.
• Camera in COOL-STATION: camera connected to computer or audio / video cable connected.
• Voice recording is being recorded.
• Camera is shooting time-lapse movie.
• Interval-timer shooting in progress.
Hide info is selected for Photo info. Select Show
info.
• Monitor brightness needs adjustment.
• Monitor has dimmed to save power: press shutter-release
button halfway.
• Monitor is dirty: clean monitor.
• Camera is in playback mode.
• Batteries are exhausted.
• Indicator (flash) lamp blinks: flash is charging.
• Display shows “CARD IS NOT FORMATTED”: memory
card is not formatted for use in camera.
• Display shows “OUT OF MEMORY”: insufficient memory to record picture at current Image mode setting.
• Display shows “MEMORY CARD IS WRITE PROTECTED”: memory card is locked.
Problem
Technical Notes
Solution
• Camera can not focus on selected subject using autofo- 92
Pictures are out of
cus. Use focus lock.
focus
• AF-assist illuminator is off. Select Auto for AF assist.
80
• Focus error. Turn camera off and then on again.
12
Camera shook during shot. Blurring caused by camera
shake can be reduced by:
Pictures are blurred • Using the flash
18
• Using the Best Shot Selector (BSS)
63
• Using the self-timer with a tripod
20
Bright specks in
Flash is reflecting from particles in air. Turn flash off.
18
picture
Flash is off. Flash turns off automatically when:
• LANDSCAPE, Scenic view, or Architecture is selected 25
in landscape assist mode
26
• Camera is in sports assist mode
• Night landscape, Museum, Fireworks show, or 29–31
Dusk/Dawn is selected in scene mode
Flash does not fire
• Sunset, Copy, or Panorama assist is selected in scene 29–31
mode (other flash modes can be selected)
• Option other than Time-lapse movie is selected in 36
movie mode
• Continuous or Multi-shot 16 is selected for Continuous 61
63
• BSS is enabled
Shutter speed too slow. Noise can be reduced by:
Randomly-spaced
• Using the flash
18
bright pixels
• Selecting scene mode and choosing Night portrait, 27, 29
(“noise”) appear in
Night landscape, or Dusk/Dawn as appropriate to
image
subject and lighting conditions
• Flash is off.
18
• Flash window is blocked.
2, 15
• Subject is outside range of flash: recompose picture 18–19,
Pictures are too dark
with subject in range of flash or use D-lighting.
43
(underexposed)
• Exposure compensation is too low.
61
• Subject is backlit: select scene mode setting of Back 18, 31,
light, use fill flash, or use D-lighting.
43
Pictures are too
Exposure compensation is too high.
61
bright (overexposed)
Pictures are smeared Lens is dirty. Clean lens.
84
Colors are unnatural White balance does not match light source.
60
File can not be
File has been overwritten or renamed by computer or
—
played back
other make of camera.
90
Problem
Can not zoom in on
picture
Can not create copy
using crop, D-lighting, or small picture
options
Pictures are not
displayed on television set
PictureProject does
not start when camera is connected or
memory card inserted in card reader or
card slot
Pictures are not
transferred when
center of multi selector is pressed
Camera turns off
without warning
Solution
• Picture is a movie.
• Picture was created with small picture option.
• Picture has been cropped to below 320 × 240.
• Picture is a movie.
• Crop and small picture options can not be used on copies created with these options.
• D-lighting can not be used on copies created with crop,
D-lighting, or small picture options.
• Memory is insufficient. Delete pictures.
• Display shows “MEMORY CARD IS WRITE PROTECTED”: memory card is locked.
• Choose correct video mode.
• USB cable is connected: disconnect USB cable. Video
output is not available when USB cable is connected.
• Camera is off.
• Supplied AC adapter is not properly connected, or batteries are exhausted.
• USB cable is not correctly connected, or card not properly inserted in card reader or card slot.
• USB item in setup menu set to PTP when camera connected to computer (Windows only).
• Camera is not registered in Device Manager (Windows
only).
See the PictureProject reference manual (on CD) for further information.
36
70
42
36
42, 70
43
17, 68
11
80
47, 52
12
6, 14
47
46–47
—
46
USB option is set to Mass Storage and no memory card
10, 46
is inserted
• Batteries are low.
• Batteries are cold.
8–9
85
Technical Notes
91
Appendix: Focus Lock, File Storage, and Date Imprint
Focus Lock
Focus and exposure are locked when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway,
and remain locked while the shutter-release button is held in this position (focus
lock). Focus lock can be used to take pictures of off-center subjects or in situations
in which the camera is unable to focus using autofocus.
1
Focus
AUTO
10
Position subject in center of frame and
press shutter-release button halfway.
3
Recompose picture
AUTO
10
Focus and exposure are locked while shutter-release button is pressed halfway. *
2
Check focus indicator
AUTO
10
Check that focus indicator glows steadily, indicating that subject is in focus.
4
Take picture
Press shutter-release button rest of way
down to take picture.
* Do not change distance between camera and subject while focus lock is in effect.
If subject moves, release shutter-release button and focus again at new distance.
Technical Notes
Getting Good Results with Autofocus
Autofocus performs best when there is contrast between the subject and the background and the subject is evenly lit. It does not perform well if the subject is very dark
or moving rapidly, if there are objects of sharply differing brightness in the scene (e.g.,
the sun is behind your subject and their features are in deep shadow), or if there are
several objects at different distances from the camera at the center of the frame (e.g.,
your subject is inside a cage).
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File Storage
The following table shows the approximate number of pictures that can be stored in
internal memory and on a 256-megabyte memory card in different image modes.
Image mode
High (2592★)
Normal (2592)
Normal (2048)
PC screen (1024)
TV screen (640)
Internal memory (12 MB)
5
10
17
57
123
256 MB memory card
99
195
308
1025
2200
* All figures are approximate. File size of pictures depends on scene recorded, producing wide variations in number of images that can be stored. If memory remains
for more than 999 pictures, exposure count display will show 999.
Image File and Folder Names
On the memory card, pictures are identified by file names with three parts: a four letter identifier, a four-digit file number assigned automatically by the camera in ascending order, and a three-letter extension (e.g., “DSCN0001.JPG”). Movies are recorded
as QuickTime movie files and can be played back on a computer after transfer.
Original
Copy
Audio file
Type
Still picture
Movie
Time-lapse movie
Cropped copy
Small copy
Copy created using D-lighting option
Voice recording
Voice memo (appended to original still)
Voice memo (appended to cropped copy)
Voice memo (appended to small copy)
Voice memo (appended to D-lighting copy)
Identifier Extension
DSCN
.JPG
17
DSCN
.MOV 40
INTN
.MOV 38
RSCN
.JPG
42
SSCN
.JPG
70
FSCN
.JPG
43
DSCN
.WAV 34
DSCN
.WAV 44
RSCN
.WAV 44
SSCN
.WAV 44
FSCN
.WAV 44
When a picture is viewed on the camera, the file number and extension appear in the
top right corner of the display. The identifier is not displayed, but is visible when the
picture is transferred to a computer.
Technical Notes
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File Storage: Image File and Folder Names (Continued)
Pictures are stored in folders named with a three-digit folder number followed by a
five-character identifier: “P_” plus a three-digit sequence number for pictures taken
using panorama assist (e.g, “101P_001”;
32), “INTVL” for interval timer photography (e.g, “101INTVL”;
62), “SOUND” for voice recordings (e.g, “101SOUND”;
34), and “NIKON” for all other pictures (e.g, “100NIKON”). Folders can hold up
to 200 pictures; if a picture is taken when the current folder contains 200 pictures, a
new folder will be created by adding one to the current folder number. If a picture
is taken when the current folder contains a picture numbered 9999, a new folder
will be created and file numbering will begin again from 0001. If the current folder
is numbered 999 and contains 200 pictures or a picture numbered 9999, no further
pictures can be taken until the memory card is formatted ( 79) or a new memory
card inserted.
Files copied using Copy > Selected images/Selected files 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/Copy all files copies all folders from the source device; file names do not change but new folder numbers are
assigned in ascending order starting from the largest folder number on the destination device ( 35, 71).
The picture displayed when playback mode is selected is the picture with the largest
file number in the folder with the largest folder number.
Printing the Date and Time of Recording on Pictures
To print the time and date of recording on pictures:
• take pictures using the Date imprint option in the setup menu, which imprints the
date or date and time of recording directly on pictures as they are taken ( 77)
• if the photo printer or print service supports Digital Print Order Format (DPOF), use
the Date option in the Print set menu ( 50–51)
• transfer the pictures using PictureProject and print them using the “Print Metadata” option (see the PictureProject reference manual, on CD)
“Date Imprint” Versus the Print Set “Date” Option
Technical Notes
Date imprint
Must be set before picture is taken
Date permanently imprinted on picture
Print set > Date
Set after picture is taken
Date stored separately
Date only appears when picture is printed
Date appears whenever picture is printed
on DPOF-compatible printer
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Specifications
Type
S2 digital camera
Effective pixels
5.1 million
CCD
Image size (pixels)
1 2.5
Lens
Focal length
f/-number
Construction
3 × Zoom-Nikkor ED
F=5.8–17.4 mm (35-mm [135] camera-format equivalent: 35–105 mm)
f/3.0 – f/5.4
12 elements in 10 groups
Digital zoom
Up to 4 × (35-mm [135] camera-format equivalent: 420 mm)
Autofocus (AF)
Focus range
(distance from lens)
Focus-area selection
AF-assist illuminator
Contrast-detect through-the-lens (TTL) AF with AF-assist illuminator
30 cm (1´) – ∞
Macro mode: 4 cm (1.6˝)– ∞ (middle zoom position)
Center; auto multi AF
Class 1 LED product (IEC60825-1 Edition 1.2-2001); max. output: 2000 µW
˝ CCD; total pixels: 5.36 million
• 2,592 × 1,944 (2592★, 2592)
• 1,024 × 768 (1024)
• 2,048 × 1,536 (2048)
• 640 × 480 (640)
2.5˝, 110,000-dot, TFT LCD monitor with brightness adjustment
Monitor
Approximate frame Shooting mode: 97% horizontal and 97% vertical
coverage
Playback: 100% horizontal and 100% vertical
Storage
Media
File system
File formats
Exposure
Metering
Exposure control
Internal memory (approx.12 MB); SD (Secure Digital) memory cards
Compliant with Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF) *, Exif
2.2 †, and Digital Print Order Format (DPOF)
Compressed: JPEG-baseline-compliant
Movies: QuickTime
Sound files: WAV
Shutter
Speed
Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
2 – 1 350 s
Aperture
Range
Electronically-controlled ND-filter selection
f/3.0 and f/8.5 (W)
* A standard widely used in the digital camera industry to ensure compatibility among different makes.
† Exchangeable Image File Format for Digital Still Cameras. Version 2.2 allows information stored with
pictures to be used for optimal color reproduction when images are output on Exif-compliant printers.
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Technical Notes
Range
256-segment matrix metering linked to AF area
Programmed auto exposure with exposure compensation
(–2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1 3 EV)
W: +1.2 – +15.2 EV
T: +2.9 – +17.3 EV
Sensitivity
Approximately equivalent to ISO 50, 100, 200, 400; Auto
Self-timer
Approximately 10 seconds
Built-in flash
Range (approx.)
Sync method
W: 0.3 – 2.5 m/1´– 8´2˝
Sensor flash system
I/O terminals
Multi connector
Interface
USB
Water resistance
Equivalent to IEC 60529 IPX4 (“splash proof”) *
Video output
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Supported
languages
Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
Power sources
• One rechargeable Nikon EN-EL8 lithium-ion battery (supplied)
• EH-63 AC adapter (supplied)
Battery life
Approximately 190 shots (EN-EL8; based on CIPA standard †)
Dimensions
91.9 × 59 × 22 mm/3.6˝ ×2.3˝ × 0.9˝ (W × H × D)
T: 0.3 – 1.4 m/1´ – 4´7˝
Approximate weight 140 g (5 oz) without battery or memory card
Operating environment
Temperature
0 – +40 °C (+32 – 104 °F)
Humidity
Less than 85% (no condensation)
* Based on Nikon test results.
† Industry standard for measuring life of camera batteries. Measured at 25 °C (77 °F); zoom adjusted with
each shot, flash fired with every other shot, image mode set to NORMAL.
Unless otherwise stated, all figures are for a camera with a fully-charged EN-EL8 battery operated at an
ambient temperature of 25 °C (77 °F).
MV-12 COOL-STATION
Supported cameras
COOLPIX S2
I/O terminals
DC in, USB, audio-video out, camera connector
Interface
USB
Operating temperature 0 – +40 °C (+32 – 104 °F)
Dimensions
98 mm × 42 mm × 49 mm / 3.9˝ × 1.7˝ × 1.9˝ (W × H × D)
Weight
Approximately 50 g (1.8 oz)
Technical Notes
Specifications
Nikon will not be held liable for any errors this manual may contain. The appearance of
this product and its specifications are subject to change without notice.
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EH-63 AC Adapter
Rated input
AC 100–240 V, 50/60 Hz, 0.18–0.1 A
Rated capacity
18–22 VA
Rated output
DC 4.8 V / 1.5 A
Operating temperature 0 – +40 °C (+32 – 104 °F)
Dimensions
41 mm × 23.5 mm × 79 mm / 1.6˝ × 0.9˝ × 3.1˝ (W × H × D)
Length of cord
Approximately 1700 mm (66.9˝)
Weight
Approximately 110 g (3.9 oz), excluding power cable
EN-EL8 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Type
Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
Rated capacity
3.7 V / 730 mAh
Operating temperature 0 – +40 °C (+32 – 104 °F)
Dimensions
35 mm × 47 mm × 5 mm / 1.4˝ × 1.9˝ × 0.2˝ (W × H × D, excluding projections)
Weight
Approximately 17 g (0.6 oz), excluding terminal cover
Technical Notes
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Index
Symbols
(auto) mode, 2, 14
(delete) button, 3, 17, 34,
40, 41, 44
(internal memory) indicator,
4, 14, 16
(memory card) indicator, 4,
14, 16
(menu) button, 3, 22, 35,
36, 58, 65, 72
(movie) mode, 36–40
(playback) button, 3, 17,
41, 65
(transfer) button, 46, 48
(transfer) icon, 69, 80
(wait) icon, 16, 86
(D-Lighting) guide, 5, 43
(D-Lighting) icon, 5, 43
A
AC adapter, 6, 9, 82, 97
Accessories, 82
AE-L, 32, 39, 62
AF●, see Focus indicator
AF assist, 80, 90
AF-assist illuminator, 2, 16, 80,
83, 95
Assist modes, 23–27
Auto off, 79
Auto transfer, 80
A/V cable, 45
Technical Notes
B
Back light, 31
Backlit subjects, 31, 43
Batteries, iii, 7–9, 14, 82, 85
EN-EL8, 7–9, 82, 97
charging, 8–9
Beach/Snow, 29
Best Shot Selector, 63
Black-and-white, 64
Blur, 19, 78, 86, 90
Blur warning, 4, 16, 19, 78
BSS, see Best Shot Selector
C
Clock, see Date
Close-up, 30
Close-ups, 21
Color options, 4, 64
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Computer, 46
copying pictures to, 47–49
Compression, 59
Continuous, 61
COOL-STATION, 6, 8–9, 45,
47, 52
Copy (playback menu), 71
Copy (scene mode), 30
Cropping pictures, 42
Cyanotype, 64
D
Date, 4, 12–13, 74–75
Date counter, 77
Date imprint, 4, 77, 94
DCF, see Design rule for Camera File system
Delete, 68
Deleting pictures, 17, 41,
44, 68
all pictures, 68
in full-frame playback, 17
selected pictures, 68
Design rule for Camera File
system, 95
Digital Print Order Format, 51
Direct Print, see PictBridge
D-lighting, 43
DPOF, see Digital Print Order
Format
Dusk/Dawn, 29
E
E-mail, 59, 70
EH-63, see AC adapter
EN-EL8, see Batteries
Error messages, 86–88
Exif 2.2, 95
Exif Print, see Exif 2.2
Exp. +/-, 61
Exposure BSS, 63
Exposure compensation, 61
F
Face-priority AF, 24
File numbering, 4, 34, 81,
93–94
Fill flash, 18
Fireworks show, 30
Firmware, 81
Firmware version, 81
Flash, 4, 14, 15, 16, 18
mode, 14, 18
Flash lamp, 16
Focus, 16, 92
Focus indicator, 16
Focus lock, 92
Format card, 79
Format memory, 79
Framing assist, 23–27
Framing guides, 23
Framing pictures, 15, 23
I
Image mode, 59, 93
Image size, see Image mode
Indicator lamp, 9, 16
Interface, 47, 80
Interval timer photography, 62
J
JPEG, 95
JPG, 93–94
L
Landscape, 25
Language, 12, 80
Language, choosing, 12, 96
Lens, 2, 84
Lens cover, see Sliding lens
cover
M
Macro mode, 21
Memory cards, 10–11, 82
approved, 82
capacity of, 93
formatting, 79
insertion and removal of,
10–11
Menus, 81
MH-62 battery charger, 82
Mode button, 2
Mode indicators, 2
Monitor, 3, 4, 14, 84, 95
brightness, 76
indicators in, 4–5
Monitor settings, 76
MOV, see Movies
Movies, 36–40
recording, 38–39
viewing, 40
MOVIE menu, 36
Multi connector, 3, 6, 8
Multi connector cover, 3, 6, 8
Multi selector, 3
Museum, 30
MV-12, see COOL-STATION
N
Night landscape, 29
Night Portrait, 27
NTSC, see Video mode
Number of exposures remaining, 14, 93
O
On/off, see Power switch
P
PAL, see Video mode
Panorama assist, 31, 32
Party/Indoor, 28
PictBridge, 51, 52–57
PictureProject, 46, 48, 69
PLAYBACK MENU, 65–71
Playback, 17, 41–57
full-frame, 17, 41
movies, 40
televison, 45
thumbnail, 41
voice memo, 44
voice recording, 33–35
Portrait, 24
Power-on lamp, 2, 12
Printing pictures, 50–57. See
also Date imprint, Digital
Print Order Format
PictBridge, 52–57
Print set, 50–51
Print size, 54, 55
Protect, 68
Protected pictures, 68
Q
Quick format, 79
QuickTime, 48, 93
S
(scene) mode, 22–32
Scene selection, 22
W
WAV, 93
Welcome screen, 73
White balance, 4, 60
preset, 60
Wide angle, see Zoom
W button, see Zoom buttons
Z
Zoom, 15, 21, 91, 95
digital, 15, 38, 61
indicator, 15
optical, 15, 38
playback, 41, 42
Zoom buttons, 15
T
Telephoto, see Zoom
Television, 45, 59, 80
connecting to, 45
Thumbnail playback, 41
Time zone, 12–13, 74, 75
Timer, see Self-timer
Time-lapse movies, 36, 38–39
Transfer, 46–49
marking pictures for, 69, 80
Transfer marking, 69
Tripod, 3, 19, 20
T button, see Zoom buttons
U
USB, 47, 80
cable (UC-E10), 46, 47, 52
connector, 6
V
VCR, 45
Video mode, 45, 80
Vivid color, 64
Voice memo, 44
Voice recording, 31, 33–35
copying, 35
Volume, 78
playback, 34, 40, 44, 78
Technical Notes
R
Red-eye reduction, see Flash
Reset all, 80–81
Secure Digital (SD), see Memory cards
Self-timer, 20
Self-timer lamp, 2, 20
Sensitivity, 4, 19, 64
Sepia, 64
Setup menu, 72–81
SHOOTING menu, 58–64
Shutter-release button, 16
Size, see Image mode
Slide show, 67
Sliding lens cover, 2, 12
Small picture, 70
Smear, 84
Sound, 33–35, 36, 44
Sound settings, 78
Speedlight, see Flash
Sports, 26
Standard color, 64
Standby mode, see Auto off
Strap, camera, 2
Sunset, 29
Support information, 1
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