Nikon | Coolpix P5100 | User's Manual | Nikon Coolpix P5100 User's Manual

Glass Lens
Bright LCD
Unleash the Photographer in You
Key Features
12.1 Megapixels for stunning prints as large
as 20 x 30 inches
3.5x Optical Zoom-Nikkor Glass Lens – quality optics
provide exceptional images
VR Optical Image Stabilization minimizes the effect
of camera shake
Incredible, Bright 2.5-inch High Resolution LCD
and Optical Viewfinder make it easy to compose
and share your pictures
Program, Aperture, Shutter and Manual Exposure Modes
give you greater creative control over camera operation
Auto adjusts up to ISO 3200 (5MP or lower) –
keep shooting, even in lower light
Available Telephoto and Wide Angle Converters
expand the camera’s capabilities, along with your own
Hot Shoe for i-TTL compatible Nikon Speedlights
VR Optical Image Stabilization
VR Optical Image Stabilization compensates for camera
shake to prevent blur and produce clearer, sharper results
in lower lighting or unsteady conditions. The benefits of
full-time VR also extend to faster framing on the monitor
and smoother action in movies. without vibration reduction
VR image
with vibration reduction
System expandability
ISO 3200 capability
Optional Wide-angle (24mm) and
Telephoto (369mm) Converter lenses
further extend focal and creative
range, as does a built-in accessory
shoe that supports Nikon’s advanced
i-TTL flash control for external flashes,
including the Speedlight SB-400,
SB-600 and SB-800.
Better pictures
in lower light
Advanced Shooting Modes
The new improved Mode dial
provides quick access to greater
personal control over camera
operation and the unlimited creative
possibilities offered by Programmed
Auto [P] ,Shutter-priority Auto [S],
Aperture-priority Auto [A], and
Manual [M] exposure modes.
Extended light sensitivity range of ISO 64 to ISO 3200* and the new
image-processing engine’s ability to preserve high image quality at high
ISO settings provide new opportunities to shoot more with faster
shutter speeds effectively in lower lighting conditions.
*ISO 3200 is available only for image sizes of 5M (2592 x 1944) or smaller.
12.1 Megapixels of Pure Imaging Power
That’s plenty of sharp resolution
to capture the finest details, crop creatively and produce beautiful enlargements.
Optimizing performance and
color reproduction is an advanced
new image processing engine.
Plus, the quality optics of a 35-123mm
Zoom-Nikkor lens (equivalent with 35mm format picture angle)
maximizes compositional freedom.
Nikon In-Camera Innovations Makes taking powerful pictures easy!
In-Camera Red-EyeFix™
This in-camera feature automatically fixes most typical occurrences of red-eye.
Compensates for underexposed
images or insufficient flash by
automatically adding light and
detail to selected shots where
needed, without affecting properly exposed areas.
Face-Priority AF
finds and focuses
on up to 12 faces
to ensure superb
portraits with
clear, crisp focus.
Simply better
Digital Camera Specifications
Simply better
VR image
Better pictures
in lower light
Effective pixels: 12.1 million
System Requirements:
Image sensor:
1/1.72-in. CCD; total pixels: approx. 12.43 million
3.5x Zoom-NIKKOR; 7.5-26.3mm (35mm [135] format picture angle: 35-123mm); f/2.7-5.3; 7 elements in 6 g roups; Digital zoom: up to 4x (35mm [135] format picture angle: 492mm)
Macintosh: Mac OS X version 10.3.9, 10.4.x
Windows: Windows Vista (32bit), Windows XP Home Edition/Professional
pre-installed models
CD-ROM drive required for installation. Only built-in USB ports are supported
Focus range: (from lens) 30cm (1 ft.) to infinity (∞); Macro close-up mode:
4cm (1.6 in.) to infinity (∞)
Monitor: 2.5-in., 230,000-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD
with anti-reflection coating
Storage media: Internal memory (approx. 52 MB), SD/SDHC memory card compatible
Image size:
x 3000 (12M), 3264 x 2448 (8M), 2592 x 1944 (5M), x 1536 (3M), 1600 x 1200 (2M), 1280 x 960 (1M), × 768 PC, 640 x 480 TV, 3984 x 2656 (3:2),
x 2232 (16:9), 2992 x 2992 (1:1)
Vibration Reduction:
VR Optical Image Stabilization
ISO sensitivity:
ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 2000, 3200,
Auto (auto gain ISO 64-800)
Interface: USB
Power sources: Battery life: Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (supplied),
AC Adapter EH-62A (optional)
Approx. 98 x 64.5 x 41 mm (3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.) excluding projections
Weight: Approx. 200 g (7.1 oz.) without battery and SD memory card
Microsoft ®, Windows® and Windows VistaTM are either registered trademarks or trademarks
of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Macintosh ®, Mac® OS
and QuickTime® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United
States and/or other countries. The SDHC logo is a trademark. ImageLink and ImageLink print
system logo are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. PictBridge is a trademark. D-Lighting
technology is provided by Apical Limited. The FotoNation logo is a trademark. The FotoConnect
logo is a trademark. Products and brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of
their respective companies.
Specifications and equipment are subject to change without any notice or obligation on the
part of the manufacturer. August 2007 ©2007 NIKON INC.
Approx. 240 shots with EN-EL5 battery
(based on CIPA standard)
Supplied accessories*: USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP14, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5, Battery Charger MH-61, Strap AN-CP16,
COOLPIX Software Suite CD-ROM
Optional accessories: AC Adapter EH-62A, Wide-angle Converter WC-E67,
Telephoto Converter TC-E3ED, Adapter Ring UR-E20,
Speedlight SB-400, Speedlight SB-600, Speedlight SB-800
*Supplied accessories may differ by country or area.
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