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Rear of camera controls

On the back of the camera we find the zoom control, 4-way direction controller and settings buttons.

Buttons (record mode)

W / T Zoom controller

Wide - zoom the lens towards wide angle (38 mm equiv.), Tele - zoom the lens towards telephoto (114 mm equiv.) Unlike many other compact digital cameras the 885 actually has a very fine set of steps between wide and telephoto.
TRANSFER Transfer

When connected to a computer running NikonView pressing this button initiates transfer of all images marked with the transfer tag. Read more about the (supplied) NikonView application in my Coolpix 775 review.

4-way controller

• Record mode: Up - switch monitor modes (full information, basic information, LCD off)
� Menus: navigate through menu system / select settings.

Quick Review

Switches between different record mode 'quick review' modes:
• Quarter size review
• Full size review
• Cancel review
Exposure compensation / Exposure value / ISO Sensitivity

Auto / CSM (P) / Scene modes - holding this button and pressing the 4-way controller up or down sets exposure compensation between -2.0 and +2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps.

CSM (P/M) mode - holding this button and pressing the zoom controller is a shortcut to selecting ISO sensitivity.

CSM (M) mode - holding button and pressing 4-way controller up or down changes shutter speed, left or right changes aperture.
Focus mode / Manual Focus

• Normal
• Self-Timer
• Landscape
• Macro
• Macro & Self-Timer

CSM (P/M) mode - holding this button and pressing the zoom controller to focus manually.
Flash mode

• Auto
• Flash cancel
• Anti redeye
• Flash fill
• Flash slow sync
MENU Menu

Enters / Leaves record menu (only in Scene, CSM modes).

Buttons (play mode)

Magnify

Switches to a 2x magnified view mode, can be scrolled using the 4-way controller.
TRANSFER Transfer

Select / Deselect image for transfer via NikonView.
When connected to a computer running NikonView pressing this button initiates transfer of all images marked with the transfer tag. Read more about the (supplied) NikonView application in my Coolpix 775 review.
4-way controller

• Left & Right - browse through images
• Up - switch monitor modes (full information, no information)
Delete

Delete currently displayed image (requires confirmation)
Information display

• Basic information overlay (filename / image size/quality / frame)
• Detailed exposure information (page one)
• Detailed exposure information (page two)
• Exposure information with histogram and highlight blinking
• Exposure information plus AF area and AF confirmation
Switch view modes

• Single image
• 3 x 3 thumbnails
• 2 x 2 thumbnails
MENU Menu

Enters / Leaves a menu.
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