Nikon Coolpix 950 Review
Nikon Coolpix 950 Specifications
|CCD||2.11 million pixel 1/2" (1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480)|
38 - 115mm zoom lens (9 elements in 7 groups; all glass - aspherical) [F2.6 - F4]
|Digital zoom||Digital zoom: 1.25x, 1.6x, 2x or 2.5x|
|ISO||80 / 100 / 160 / 320 (Default 80)|
|AF accuracy||Contrast detect TTL AF; 4,746 step system|
|Focus modes||Continuous AF mode (when using LCD), single AF, manual focus|
|Manual focus||10 steps from 10cm to infinity|
|Shooting dist.||30cm (11.8") normal, 2cm (0.8") macro|
|Viewfinder||Real-image zoom, 85% frame coverage, LED indicators|
|LCD Monitor||2" 130,000 pixel, low temperature polysilicon TFT, backlight / brightness adjustable, 97% frame coverage|
|Auto OFF||30 seconds; can be set to 1 / 5 / 30 minutes|
|Storage||Compact Flash CF card|
Uncompressed TIFF format as well as compressed JPEG
|Image modes||Five image modes: Hi (TIFF), Fine (1:4), Normal (1:8), Basic (1:16)|
|Shooting modes||Fully automatic (A-REC), Custom (M-REC), three combinations of mode settings can be memorised|
|Shooting menu||Exposure metering / Capture modes / Sensitivity / White balance / Tone compensation (Standard / Contrast + / Contrast - / Lighten / Darken), Best-Shot Selector (BSS), Monochrome, Digital Zoom (1.25x / 1.6x / 2x / 2.5x), Converters / Auto File Numbering|
|Capture mode||Single, Continous full frame (1.5fps), Continuous 1/16 size|
|Exposure metering||3 mode TTL metering: 256-segment Matrix, Center-weighted, Spot|
|Shutter||Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter, 8s to 1/750s|
|Exposure control||Programmed Auto, Shutter Priority Auto, Aperture Priority Auto, Exposure compensation (+/-2EV in 1/3EV steps)|
|Exposure range||EV -2 ~ +15.5 (W), EV -0.8 ~ +16.7 (T) (ISO 100 equiv.)|
|Sensitivity||ISO 80 equiv. dEf, +1, +2, 100|
|White Balance||Automatic TTL control; can be set manually for Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Flourescent and Flash; manual presetting possible|
|Self-timer||10 or 3 seconds|
|Built-in flash||Guide number: 9/30 (at ISO 100 m/ft) Flash control: sensor flash system, Flash modes: Auto, Flash Cancel, Anytime Flash, Slow Sync, Red-Eye reduction (illuminates for 0.8 seconds before main flash)|
|External speedlight||Multi-flash sync terminal connects to external Nikon Speedlight SB-28, SB-26, SB-25, SB-24, SB-22s through the Multi-Flash Bracket Unit SK-E900; built-in Speedlight can be cancelled when external Speedlight(s) is/are used|
|Playback menu||1 frame / 9 thumbnails / slide show / 2x or 3x zoom from 9 segments / hide and protect attributes can be set to individual images|
|Delete||Deletes all frames or selected frames|
|Platforms||Windows 95 or later, Mac OS 7.5.1 or later|
|Interface||Serial (Windows: 115kbps, Macintosh: 230kbps), PC Card (optional adapter)|
|Video output||Available in NTSC or PAL version|
|I/O terminal||Power input, video output, high-speed serial terminal, sync terminal for external speedlight|
|Power||4 x 1.5V LR6 (alkaline AA size) batteries, 1.2V Ni-MH or 1.2V NiCd can also be used|
|Battery life||Approx 60 minutes when using LCD with four LR6 batteries at normal temperature, approx 90 minutes at playback, approx 500 shots without using LCD monitor|
|Dimensions||143 x 76.5 x 36.5 mm (5.6" x 3.0" x 1.4") [W x H x D]|
|Weight (no batt)||Approx 350g (12.3 oz)|
|Other feature||GPS input for recording exact location of image|
|Accessories inc.||Soft case, lens cap, neck strap, video cable, 8MB CompactFlash card (EC-8CF), serial cables (Windows & Macintosh), four 1.5V LR6 batteries, NikonView Ver 2 CD-ROM|
|Optional access.||AC Adapter EH-30, Telephoto converter TC-E2, Wideangle Converter WC-E24, Fish eye converter FC-E8, Multi-Flash bracket Unit SK-E900, 15/30/48/64MB CompactFlash cards (EC-15/30/48/64CF), PC Card Adapter EC-AD1|
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