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Shooting mode: Full Menu

The full record menu is split across three pages, use the 4-way controller to move up and down options, certain options can be changed by rolling the main dial, otherwise press the right arrow to enter a sub-menu and change a setting.

Full Shooting Menu

A quick glance down this exploded menu list shows that the Coolpix 5400 has several new features as well as expanded options on some existing features (such as white balance, BSS, Bulb/Timed releases).

Shooting Menu Options Notes
White Balance  • Auto
 • White Balance Preset
    • Measure
    • Cancel
 • Fine *
 • Incandescent *
 • Fluorescent *
 • Cloudy *
 � Speedlight (Flash) *
 � Shade *

Choose the current white balance mode, those white balance settings marked with a * can be fine tuned +/-3 levels.
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Metering  • Matrix
 • Spot
 • Center-Weighted Average
 • Spot AF Area
- 256-segment matrix metering
- Meters only a small central portion
- 80% to the central quarter
- Spot meter only selected AF area
Continuous Mode

 • Single
 • Continuous H
 • Continuous L
 • Multi-Shot 16
 • HS Sequence
 • Ultra HS
 • 5 shot buffer


- Approx. 1.5 fps

- 16 568x426 frames on an image
- SXGA or smaller, 3 fps
- 320 x 240, 30 fps
- Stores last 5 images in a burst
Best Shot Selector  • Off
 • On
 • Exposure BSS
    • Highlight BSS
    • Shadow BSS
    • Histogram BSS


(Five frames)
- Smallest overexposure select
- Smallest underexposure select
- Smallest over/underexposure select
Image Adjustment

 • Auto
 • Normal
 • More Contrast
 • Less Contrast
Sets tone parameters for cameras internal image processing algorithm. Note the removal of the brightness settings.
Saturation Control
 • +2 Maximum
 • +1 Enhanced
 • 0 Normal
 • -1 Moderate
 • -2 Minimum
 • Black & White
Sets colour saturation parameters for cameras internal image processing algorithm
User Setting  • 1
 • 2
User memories
Image quality/size
 • Image quality >
    • Hi
    • Fine
    • Normal
    • Basic
 • Image size >
    • 5M: 2592 x 1944
    • 2M: 1600 x 1200
    • 1M: 1280 x 960
    • PC: 1024 x 768
    • TV: 640 x 480
    • 3:2: 2592 x 1728
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Sensitivity  • 50
 • 100
 • 200
 • 400
 • Auto
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Image Sharpening
 • Auto
 • High
 • Normal
 • Low
 • Off
Controls the camera's internal sharpening algorithm
Lens

 • Normal
 • Wide Adapter
 • Telephoto
 • Fisheye
 • Slide Copy Adapter
    • Positive
    • Inverse Color


- WC-E80 (0.8x)
- TC-E15ED (1.5x)
- FC-E9 (0.2x)
- ES-E28
Exposure Options  • AE Lock - Off, On, Reset
    • Off
    • On
    • Reset
 • Bulb/Time
    • Bulb release
    • Timed release
        • 30 sec
        • 1 min
        • 3 min
        • 5 min
        • 10 min
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- Maximum 10 minutes
- Define the length of next exposure
Focus Options  • AF Area Mode
    • Auto
    • Manual
    • Off
 • Autofocus Mode
    • Continuous AF
    • Single AF
 • Focus Confirmation
    • Manual Focus
    • On
    • Off
This menu provides you with control over the way the camera selects the AF area mode, whether it evaluates auto focus all the time (continuous) or just when you half-press the shutter release and when focus confirmation (LCD image sharpening effect) is used.
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Zoom Options  • Digital Tele
    • On
    • Off
 • Fixed Aperture
    • Off
    • On
 
Speedlight Options  • Flash Exp. Compensation
    • -2.0 to +2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps
 • Speedlight Control
    • Auto
    • Internal & External Active
    • Internal Off
 • Repeating Flash
    • On
    • Off
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Auto Bracketing
 • Off
 • Auto Bracketing
    • 3 / 5, +/- 0.3, 0.7, 1.0 EV
 • WB Bracketing
 
Noise Reduction  • Off
 • On
When set to 'On' the camera will use dark frame subtraction to remove noise from exposures of 1/4 sec or longer.
Reset All  • No
 • Reset
Resets current User memory to defaults
My Menu  • White balance >
 • Image quality/size >
 • Continuous >
 • Sensitivity>
 • Metering >
 • User setting >
Each 'My Menu' position can be re-programmed to any one of the main menu options
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CF card format  • No
 • Format
 
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