Nikon Coolpix 950 Specifications

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CCD 2.11 million pixel 1/2" (1600 x 1200, 1024 x 768, 640 x 480)
Optical lens
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
File formats
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
Aperture Electromagnetically controlled
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
Street price US$880

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