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Nikon Coolpix 8700

Type of Camera: Digital camera E8700
Image Sensor: 2/3-inch-type (total pixels: 8.31 million); Effective pixels: 8.0 million
Image Size: 8M (3,264 x 2,448), 5M (2,592 x 1,944), 3M (2,048 x 1,536), 2M (1,600 x 1,200), 1M (1,280 x 960), PC (1,024 x 768), TV (640 x 480), 3:2 (3,264 x 2,176) user selectable
Lens: 8x Zoom-Nikkor; 8.9-71.2mm [35mm (135) format equivalent to 35-280mm] f/2.8-4.2 with macro; 14 elements in 10 groups; all elements are made of environmentally friendly glass; Nikon Super Integrated Coating (SIC) applied; two glass molded ED elements included
Autofocus: Contrast-detect TTL AF with AF-assist illuminator; 5-area Multi AF or Spot AF selectable
Focus Modes: 1) Continuous AF, 2) Single AF, 3) Manual Focus (from 1.2 in. [3cm] to infinity with focus confirmation indication)
Optical Viewfinder: none Electronic viewfinder: 0.44-inch type, 235,000-dot, polysilicon TFT color LCD viewfinder; Diopter adjustment: -3 to +1m-1
LCD Monitor: 1.8-inch type, 134,000-dot High Transmissive Advanced TFT LCD monitor with brightness and hue adjustment; frame coverage: approx. 97% (Through, Freeze), 100% (Play)
Display: LCD Monitor: 1.8-inch type, 134,000-dot highly transmissible advanced TFT-LCD (white LED backlight); brightness/hue adjustment; frame coverage: approx. 97% horizontal and vertical (shooting)
Media: CF Card Type I/II (CF), Microdrive(TM) cards
File Format: RAW (NEF) and TIFF-RGB (uncompressed), JPEG-baseline-compliant (1:4, 1:8, 1:16) (compressed), QuickTime (movies), WAV (sound files)
Shooting Modes -- Still: AUTO, SCENE, Custom 1, Custom 2; Scene Modes: Portrait, Party/Indoor, Night portrait, Beach/Snow, Landscape, Sunset, Night landscape, Fireworks show, Close up, Copy, Back light, and Panorama Assist
Shooting Modes -- Movie: TV movie (640 x 480 pixels) with audio at 30 fps; up to 35 seconds, or Small movie (320 x 240 pixels) with audio at 15 fps; up to 180 seconds, Time-lapse movie (640 x 480 pixels) at 30 fps; up to 35 seconds or Sepia movie (320 x 240 pixels) with audio at 5 fps; up to 180 seconds are selectable
Mode Dial: Auto, Programmed-Auto (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (P), Aperture-Priority Auto (A), Manual (M), Scene, Movie, Setup, Image Size, ISO, White Balance (WB), and Playback
Operation Button/Switch: Power button, Release button, Mode dial, Delete button, Menu button, Play button, Multi selector, Zoom button, Select/Transfer button
Exposure Mode: 4-mode TTL metering: 1) 256-segment Matrix, 2) Center-weighted, 3) Spot, 4) AF Spot
Exposure Metering: 4-mode TTL metering: 1) 256-segment Matrix, 2) Center-Weighted, 3) Spot, 4) Spot AF Area
Exposure Control: 1) Programmed Auto with Flexible Program [P], 2) Shutter-Priority Auto [S], 3) Aperture-Priority Auto [A], 4) Manual [M]; Exposure Compensation (+/-2 EV in 1/3 EV steps); Auto Exposure Bracketing (3 or 5 frames within +/-2 EV); AE-BSS (three modes: Highlight, Shadow, Histogram)
Exposure Range: EV -1.0 to +19.0 (W), EV +0.5 to +19.0 (T)
Shutter: Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter; 1/4,000 (with minimum aperture) to 2 sec in AUTO mode and Programmed Auto (P); 1/4,000 to 8 sec in Shutter-Priority Auto (S) and Aperture-Priority Auto (A), 1/4,000 to 8 sec and Bulb/Time (up to 10 minutes) in Manual (M), 1/8,000 to 1/30 sec in Ultra HS (high-speed) mode. At some apertures, maximum shutter speed is 1/2,000 sec
Aperture: 7-blade iris diaphragm; 10 steps in 1/3 EV increments (to minimum of f/8)
Sensitivity: Approximately equivalent to ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, and Auto *(auto gain to ISO 200 equivalent)
White Balance: 1) Matrix Auto White Balance with TTL control, 2) 6-mode Manual with fine tuning (Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Speedlight, Shade); 3) Preset, 4) White Balance Bracketing
Built-in Speedlight: Shooting range: approx. 1.6 - 13.5ft. (0.5 - 4.1m) (W), approx. 1.6 - 8.9ft. (0.5 - 2.7m) (T). Flash modes: 1) Auto Flash, 2) Flash Cancel, 3) Red-Eye Reduction, 4) Anytime Flash, 5) Night Portrait (Slow Sync Flash)
External Speedlight: Hotshoe connects to external Nikon Speedlight SB-800/50DX/30/22s; built-in Speedlight can be canceled when using external Speedlight(s)
Playback Menu: 1) Full-frame, 2) Thumbnail (4/9 segments), 3) Slide show, 4) Movie with audio, 5) Playback zoom (up to 6x); File information; Shooting information; Histogram indication and highlight point display; Hide and protect atttributes can be set to each image; Focus confirmation indication; RAW image playback
Delete Function: Delete all frames, delete selected frames, protect function available, card format
Auto OFF mode: 30sec., 1min., 5min., 30min., can be set manually, sleep mode
Interface: USB
I/O Terminal: DC in; Audio/Video (NTSC or PAL selectable) out; Digital I/O (USB/Remote cord)
Power Requirements: One rechargeable Li-ion Battery (included), Battery pack MB-E5700 (optional) with six 1.5V LR6 (AA-size alkaline) batteries (1.5v FR Lithium, 1.2V NiMH, or 1.2V NiCd batteries can also be used), one 2CR5 (DL245) lithium battery (optional), AC Adapter EH-53 (optional)
Battery Life: 210 images (EN-El1)/240 images (2CR5). Measured at 20 degrees C (68 degrees F) with fully-charged batteries under standard Nikon test conditions; monitor on, zoom adjusted with each shot, flash used about once every three shots, image quality set to Normal
Battery: One rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL1 (included); One 6V 2CR5/DL245 lithium battery (optional); DC input: AC adaptor (optional)
Dimension
(W x H x D):
4.4 x 4.1 x 3.1 in. (113 x 105 x 78mm)
Weight: Approx. 17.0 oz or 480g (without battery and storage media)
Storage: System: Exif 2.2 file (uncompressed RAW [NEF] and TIFF [RGB] or compressed JPEG). Design rule for Camera File system (DCF), Digital Print Order Format (DPOF), QuickTime Motion JPEG (Movie, Audio) Media: CD Card Type I/II, Microdrive (TM) Card
User Setting: 1) White balance, 2) (Exposure) Metering, 3) Continuous (Shooting), 4) Best Shot Selector (BSS/AE-BSS), 5) Image adjustment (Auto/Normal/More contrast/Less contrast), 6) Saturation Control (-2 to +2/Black & White), 7) User setting (two combinations of mode setting can be memorized in #1-#2), 8) Image Sharpening, 9) Lens, 10) Exposure options (AE Lock, Bulb/Times release), 11) Focus options, 12) Zoom options, 13) Speedlight options, 14) Auto Bracketing, 15) Noise Reduction, 16) Reset, 17) My Menu, 18) CF Card Format
Viewfinder: 0.44-inch type, 235,000-dot, polysilicon TFT color LCD viewfinder; Diopter adjustment: -4 to +1m(-1)
Capture modes: 1) Single, 2) Continuous H (2.5 fps; up to 5 frames), 3) Continuous L (1.2 fps; up to 12 frames), 4) Multi-shot 16 (consecutive 16 frames at 1.5 fps), 5) Ultra HS (high-speed) (640 x 480 pixels; 30 fps, up to 100 frames), 6) 5 shot buffer (1 fps), 7) Interval Timer Shooting, 8) Movie: TV movie (640 x 480 pixels) with audio at 30 fps; up to 35 seconds, or Small movie (320 x 240 pixels) with audio at 15 fps; up to 180 seconds, Time-lapse movie (640 x 480 pixels) at 30 fps; up to 35 seconds or Sepia movie (320 x 240 pixels) with audio at 5 fps; up to 180 seconds are selectable
Accessory Shoe: Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock
Digital Zoom: Up to 4x
Accessories Included: Lens Cap, Camera Strap, AV Cable, USB Cable UC-E1, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL1, Battery Charger MH-53, Nikon View CD-ROM. Standard accessories may differ by country or area.
Focus Range: 19.7 in. [50cm] to infinity, 1.2 in. [3cm] to infinity in Macro mode (middle zoom position)
Nikon View System Requirements - Macintosh: OS; Mac(R) OS 9.0-9.2 Mac(R) OS X (10.1.2 or later), Models; iMac(TM), iMac(TM)DV, Power Macintosh (R) G3 (Blue & White), Power Mac(TM) G4 or later, iBook(TM), Powerbook(R) G3 or later (only built-in USB ports supported), RAM; 64MB or more recommended, Hard Disk; 60MB required for installation, with additional amount equivalent to twice the capacity of the camera memory card plus 10MB required when Nikon View is running, Display; 800 x 600 with 16-bit colors (full color recommended), Others; CD-ROM drive required for installation
Nikon View System Requirements - Windows: OS; Windows(R)98SE, Windows(R)Me, Windows(R)2000 Professional, Windows(R)XP Home Edition, Windows(R)XP Professional pre-installed model, Models; Only models with built-in USB ports supported, RAM; 64MB or more recommended, Hard Disk; 60MB required for installation, with additional amount equivalent to twice the capacity of the camera memory card plus 10MB required when Nikon View is running, Display; 800 x 600 with 16-bit colors (full color recommended), Others; CD-ROM drive required for installation
Optional Accessories: Fisheye Converter FC-E9, Wideangle Converter WC-E80, Telephoto Converter TC-E15ED, Lens Adapter UR-E8, Step-Down Ring Lens Adapter UR-E12, Lens Hood HR-E5700 and HN-CP11, AC Adapter EH-53, Car Battery Charger (12V DC in) MH-53C, Soft Case CS-CP11, Various size CompactFlash(TM) cards
Self-timer: 10 or 3-second duration

Review source: www.nikonusa.com

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