Nikon COOLPIX L26 Reference Manual

Nikon COOLPIX L26 Manual

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  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 1
    DIGITAL CAMERA Reference Manual
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 2
    ... of SD-3C, LLC. • PictBridge is a trademark. • All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 3
    Introduction Parts of the Camera The Basics of Shooting and Playback Shooting Features Playback Features Recording and Playing Back Movies General Camera Setup Reference Section Technical Notes and Index i
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    Introduction Read This First Thank you for purchasing the Nikon COOLPIX L26 or COOLPIX L25 digital camera. Before using the camera, please ... are missing, please contact the store where you purchased the camera. or COOLPIX L26 Digital Camera COOLPIX L25 Digital Camera Camera ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 5
    Attaching the Camera Strap COOLPIX L26 COOLPIX L25 Introduction 1 2 1 2 About This Manual If you want to start using the camera right away, see "The Basics of Shooting and Playback" (A 9). To learn about the parts of the camera and information that is displayed in the monitor...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 6
    ..."Technical Notes and Index." Introduction • In this manual, the product names "COOLPIX L26" and "COOLPIX L25" may sometimes be abbreviated as "L26" and "L25." .... • Illustrations and text displays shown in this manual are for COOLPIX L26. Illustrations and text displays for COOLPIX ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 7
    ...Visit the site below for contact information: http://imaging.nikon.com/ Use Only Nikon Brand Electronic Accessories Nikon COOLPIX cameras are designed to the highest standards and include complex electronic circuitry. Only Nikon brand electronic accessories...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 8
    ... permission. • Nikon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described in these manuals at any time and without prior notice. • Nikon will ... was digitally copied or reproduced by means of a scanner, digital camera or other device may be punishable by law. ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 9
    ...storage devices such as memory cards or built-in camera memory does not completely erase ...discarded storage devices using commercially available software, potentially resulting in the malicious use of personal ...erase all data using commercial deletion software, or format the device and then completely...
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    ... read before using this Nikon product, to prevent possible injury. WARNINGS Turn off in the event of ... to a Nikon-authorized service representative for inspection, after unplugging the product and/or removing the batteries. Do not use the camera or AC adapter in the presence of flammable gas Do not ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 11
    ... set. Do not combine batteries from different pairs. The EN-MH2 rechargeable batteries are for use with Nikon digital cameras only, and are compatible with COOLPIX L26/L25. Insert batteries in the correct orientation. Do not short or disassemble batteries or ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 12
    ... plenty of water. Observe the following precautions when handling the Battery Chargers (available separately) • Keep dry. ... Do not handle the power cable or go near the battery charger during lightning storms.... shock. • Do not handle the plug or battery charger with wet hands. Failure to observe ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 13
    Use appropriate cables When connecting cables to the input and output jacks, use only the cables provided or sold by Nikon for the purpose, to maintain compliance with product regulations. Handle moving parts with care Be careful that your fingers or ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 14
    ... for help. CAUTIONS Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Nikon Corporation may void the user's authority to operate the equipment. xii
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    ... Cables Use the interface cables sold or provided by Nikon for your equipment. Using other interface cables ... reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling. Nikon Inc., 1300 Walt Whitman Road ...-4200 Notice for customers in Canada CAUTION This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. ...
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    ... the local authorities in charge of waste management. Introduction This symbol on the battery indicates that the battery is to be collected separately. The following apply only to users in European countries: • All batteries, whether marked with this symbol or not, are ...
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    ...Confirming the Package Contents...ii Attaching the Camera Strap...iii About This Manual ...iii Information and ...)...57 Default Settings...58 Parts of the Camera ...1 The Camera Body...2 The Monitor ...6 Shooting Mode ...Display Language, Date, and Time...16 Step 1 Turn the Camera On and Select Shooting...
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    ...Crop: Creating a Cropped Copy ...E10 Connecting the Camera to a TV (Viewing Images on a TV)...E12 ...Camera to a Printer (Direct Print)...E14 Connecting the Camera to a Printer ...E15 Printing Individual Images...... Mode (Playback Menu)...68 Connecting the Camera to a TV, Computer, or Printer ...69 Using...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 19
    ... Menu ...E38 Movie Options...E38 Autofocus Mode (L26 Only)...E39 The Setup Menu ...E40 Welcome Screen...... VR ...E48 Motion Detection...E50 AF Assist (L26 Only)...E51 Sound Settings ...E52 Auto Off......E62 File and Folder Names...E63 Optional Accessories ...E64 Error Messages...E65 Introduction xvii
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    Technical Notes and Index...F1 Caring for the Product ...F2 The Camera...F2 Batteries...F4 Memory Cards...F6 Cleaning and Storage...F7 Cleaning...F7 Storage ...F7 Troubleshooting ...F8 Specifications ...F15 Supported Standards...F20 Index...F21 Introduction xviii
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 21
    ... describes the parts of the camera and explains information that is displayed in the monitor. The Camera Body...2 The Monitor...6 Shooting Mode ...6 Playback Mode ...8 If you want to start using the camera right away, see "The Basics of Shooting and Playback" (A 9). 1...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 22
    Parts of the Camera The Camera Body COOLPIX L26 1 2 3 4 5 Lens cover closed Parts of the Camera 10 9 1 Shutter-release button...26 Zoom control...24 f : wide ...24 g : tele...24 h : thumbnail playback...67 i : playback zoom...66 j : help ...35 Power ...
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    1 14 13 16 15 12 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Parts of the Camera 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Monitor ...6 Flash lamp...50 b (e movie-record) button...78 A (shooting mode).../ memory card slot cover...10, 13 11 Battery chamber ...10 12 Memory card slot ...13 13 USB/audio/video output connector...69 14 ...
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    COOLPIX L25 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Parts of the Camera 1 2 3 4 Lens cover closed 10 9 Shutter-release button...26 Zoom control...24 f : wide ...24 g ...Flash ...50 Microphone...78 Lens cover Lens Power connector cover (for connecting optional AC adapter) ...E64 10 Eyelet for camera strap...iii 4
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    1 14 13 16 15 12 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Parts of the Camera 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Monitor ...6 Flash lamp...50 b (e movie-record) button...78 A (shooting mode).../ memory card slot cover...10, 13 11 Battery chamber ...10 12 Memory card slot ...13 13 USB/audio/video output connector...69 14 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 26
    ...in the monitor during shooting and playback changes depending on the camera's settings and state of use. By default, information is displayed when the camera is turned on and when you operate the camera, and turns off after a few seconds (Monitor settings (A 86) > Photo info > ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 27
    ...-timer indicator ...53 31 Smile timer...45 32 Pet portrait auto release ...42 Parts of the Camera 10 Print date ...86 11 Motion detection icon ......*...60 Number of exposures remaining 17 (still images) ...21 * E, q, and O are displayed on L26, K, K, and P are displayed on L25. 7
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    Playback Mode 1 16 15 14 13 Parts of the Camera 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 2 4 3 5 15/05/2012 12:00 9999. JPG 6 999/ 999 12 11 7 8 1m... icon ...68 14 Small picture icon...68 15 Skin softening icon ...68 16 File number and type...E63 * E, q, and O are displayed on L26, K, K, and P are displayed on L25. 8
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 29
    ...2 Insert a Memory Card...13 Preparation 3 Set the Display Language, Date, and Time...16 Shooting Step 1 Turn the Camera On and Select Shooting Mode...20 Step 2 Frame a Picture ...23 Step 3 Focus and Shoot...26 Playback Step 4 Play Back ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 30
    ...memory card slot cover, hold the camera upside down to prevent the batteries from falling out. COOLPIX L26 COOLPIX L25 3 2 1 2 1 2 The Basics of Shooting and ... battery-chamber/ memory card slot cover. COOLPIX L26 COOLPIX L25 1 2 1 2 Applicable Batteries • Two LR6/L40 (AA-...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 31
    B Removing the Batteries • Turn the camera off and be sure that the power-on lamp and the monitor have turned off before opening the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. • The camera, ...included with purchase. When any other type of battery is used, turn the camera on and change the setting....
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 32
    ...use the AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately; E64) to supply power to the camera from an electrical outlet. • Do not, under any circumstances, use another ... EH-65A. Failure to observe this precaution could result in overheating or in damage to the camera. The Basics of Shooting and Playback 12
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 33
    ...off the camera and open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. COOLPIX L26 COOLPIX L25 3 2 1 • When the camera turns off, the power2 on lamp and ...in the correct orientation. 3 Close the battery-chamber/ memory card slot cover. COOLPIX L26 COOLPIX L25 1 2 1 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 34
    ...Memory Card The Basics of Shooting and Playback • Turn the camera off and be sure that the power-... the card (2). Do not pull it at an angle. • The camera, battery, and memory card may ...hot immediately after using the camera. Observe caution when removing the battery or memory card. 1 2 Internal...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 35
    Approved Memory Cards The following Secure Digital (SD) memory cards have been tested and approved for use in this camera. • Memory cards with an SD Speed Class rating of 6 or faster... GB, 16 GB, 32 GB 4 GB, 8 GB, 12 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 36
    ... 3 Set the Display Language, Date, and Time When the camera is turned on for the first time, the language-selection ... clock are displayed. 1 Press the power switch to turn on the camera. • When the camera is turned on, the power-on lamp (green) ... time zone and set date and time? Yes No Cancel 16
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    4 Press J or K to select your home time zone and press the k button. • Press H to enable daylight saving time. When the daylight saving time function is enabled, W is displayed at the top of the monitor. Press I to disable daylight saving time. London Casablanca Back 5 Press H or I to select...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 38
    ...-mode selection screen is displayed. Press this button in shooting mode for shooting-mode selection menu. 9 When Easy auto mode is displayed, press the k button. • The camera enters the shooting mode and you can take pictures in Easy auto mode (A 20). • Press the multi selector H or I before ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 39
    ... when the main battery is inserted into the camera or when the camera is connected to an optional AC adapter, and can provide several days of ... the camera's backup battery becomes exhausted, the date and time setting screen is displayed when the camera is turned on. Set the date and time again. ➝ ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 40
    Step 1 Turn the Camera On and Select Shooting Mode 1 Press the power switch to turn on the camera. • The lens extends and the monitor turns on. 2 The Basics of Shooting and Playback Press the A button. • The shooting-mode selection menu, which ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 41
    ... Basics of Shooting and Playback Turning the Camera On and Off • When the camera is turned on, the power-on lamp (... off when the monitor turns on). • To turn off the camera, press the power switch. When the camera turns off, the power-on lamp and the monitor turn off. • You can press and hold ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 42
    ...no operations are performed for approximately another three minutes, the camera will turn off automatically. While the camera is in standby mode, the monitor turns back on if you perform any of the following ... operations performed 3 min Camera enters standby mode. Camera turns off. • The time...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 43
    ...a Picture 1 Hold the camera steady. • Keep fingers, hair, the camera strap, and other objects away from the lens, flash, AF assist-illuminator (L26 only), and microphone. • When taking pictures in portrait ("tall") orientation, turn the camera so that the flash is...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 44
    ... mode. In this case, select another shooting mode (A 34, 35, 43, 47). • When digital... Playback Optical zoom Digital zoom Digital Zoom When the camera is zoomed in to the maximum optical... enabled 24 • When you are using digital zoom, the camera focuses on the subject in the center of the frame...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 45
    C Digital Zoom and Interpolation Unlike optical zoom, digital zoom uses a digital imaging process known as interpolation to magnify ... slight deterioration of picture quality according to the image mode (A 60) and digital zoom magnification. Interpolation is applied at zoom positions beyond V when ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 46
    ... on the subject in the center of the frame. When the camera has focused, the focus area glows green. 1/250 F 3.2 • When you are using digital zoom, the camera focuses on the subject in the center of the frame and the focus area is not displayed. When...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 47
    ... a picture. Do not use force when pressing the shutter-release button, as this may result in camera shake and blurred images. Press the button gently. The Basics of Shooting and ... images or movies are being saved. Image and movie data could be lost and the camera or memory card could be damaged. 27
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 48
    B Autofocus The camera may not focus as expected in the following situations. In some rare cases, the ..." (A 63) for more information. AF-assist Illuminator (L26 Only) and Flash If the subject is dimly lit, the AF-assist illuminator (L26 only; A 86) may light when the shutterrelease button is ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 49
    ...Play Back Images 1 Press the c (playback) button. • The camera switches to playback mode and the last ... Display the next image • Remove the memory card from the camera to play back images saved in the camera's internal memory. C is displayed near the current image number/total number of images...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 50
    C Viewing Images • Images may be displayed briefly at low resolution while being read from the memory card or internal memory. • When you play back images in which the face of a person (A 63) or pet (A 42) was detected at the time of shooting, depending on the orientation of the detected face...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 51
    Step 5 Delete Images 1 Press the l button to delete the image currently displayed in the monitor. 2 Press the multi selector H or I to select the desired deletion method and press the k button. • Current image: Only the current image is deleted. • Erase selected images: Multiple images can ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 52
    ...button to confirm the selection. • A confirmation dialog is displayed. Follow the instructions displayed in the monitor. B Notes About Deletion • Deleted images cannot ... Copy important images to a computer before deleting them from the camera. • Protected images (A 68) cannot be deleted. C ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 53
    Shooting Features This chapter describes the camera's shooting modes and the features that are available when using each shooting mode. You can ...Multi Selector ...49 Using the Flash (Flash Modes) ...50 Using the Self-timer...53 Using Macro Mode...55 Adjusting Brightness (Exposure Compensation)...57 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 54
    Shooting Features G (Easy Auto) Mode The camera automatically selects the optimum scene mode ...) mode M k button Automatic Scene Selection The camera automatically selects one of the following scenes ...) Mode Settings • Depending on the scene selected by the camera, you can press the multi selector ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 55
    Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to Scenes) When one of the following scenes is selected, camera settings are automatically optimized for the selected scene. Enter shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M b (second icon from the top*) M K M H, I, J, K M select a scene M k button * The icon of the last ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 56
    ... the skin tones in human faces (A 46). • If no faces are detected, the camera focuses on the subject in the center of the frame. • Digital zoom cannot be used. Shooting Features c Landscape Use this mode for vivid landscapes and cityscapes. • The...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 57
    ...way to capture images continuously. The camera captures up to four images continuously at a rate of about 1.2 fps when Image mode is set to P (for L26) or i (for L25). • The camera focuses even when the shutter-release button is not pressed halfway. You may...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 58
    ... the brightness of such subjects as beaches or sunlit expanses of water. • The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame. z Snow Captures the ... Preserves the deep hues seen in sunsets and sunrises. • The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame. Shooting Features O i ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 59
    ...picture on an object not in the center of the frame (A 64). • The camera focuses even when the shutter-release button ...'s memory even after the camera is turned off. • The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame... halfway. You may hear the sound of the camera focusing. 15m 0s 970 39...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 60
    ...copy Provides clear images of text or drawings on a whiteboard or in print. • The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame. • Use together with... The flash fires automatically to "fill in" (illuminate) shadows. • The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame. 40 O: Use...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 61
    ... • Press the multi selector H, I, J or K to select the direction that you will move the camera in when capturing images, and press the k button. • After shooting...to your computer and use the Panorama Maker 6 (A 73, E4) software to combine the images into a single panorama image. Shooting Features...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 62
    ...mode is set to P 4608×3456 (for L26) or i 3648×2736 (for L25). • When the camera detects a face, a double ...face, and the double border glows green when the camera has focused. The faces of up to five ... when Image mode is set to P 4608×3456 (for L26) or i 3648×2736 (for L25). • Press the multi ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 63
    ... (focus area) is displayed around that face. When the camera has focused on that face, the double border will turn green for a moment and focus is locked. •... following operations can be used to cancel smile detection and stop shooting. - Turn the camera off. - Set Smile timer (A 45, E23) to Off. - ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 64
    ... About Smart Portrait Mode • Digital zoom cannot be used. • Under some shooting conditions, the camera may be unable to ... Smile Timer Mode When Smile timer is set to On, the auto off function (A 86) is activated and the camera turns off when either of the situations indicated below persists and...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 65
    ... Image mode Skin softening Smile timer Blink proof Option Image mode .... The default setting is On. When On (default setting) is selected, the camera detects human faces and then ... a smile is detected. Self-timer cannot be used with this feature. When On is selected, the camera automatically releases ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 66
    Using Skin Softening When the shutter is released in one of the following shooting modes, the camera detects one or more human faces (up to three), and processes the image to soften facial skin tones. • Portrait (A 36) and Night portrait (A 37) in G (easy auto) mode • Portrait (A 36) or Night ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 67
    ... shooting mode M A (shooting mode) button M A (auto) mode M k button • The camera focuses on the area in the center of the frame. Changing A (Auto) Mode Settings ... be set using the multi selector (A 49) ➝ Flash mode (A 50), self-timer (A 53), macro mode (A 55), and exposure compensation (A 57) ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 68
    ...see with your eye. The available settings are Auto (default setting), Preset manual, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, and Flash. Allows you to capture ... settings are Single (default setting), Continuous, BSS, and Multi-shot 16. Allows you to change the color tones of images at the time of...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 69
    ... portrait w3 w3 A (auto) w w - w w w1 w - - w 2 n Self-timer (A 53) - - w Exposure compensation (A 57) Varies by the scene selected by the camera. ➝ "Default Settings" (A 58) Varies by the scene. ➝ "Default Settings" (A 58) Varies by the smart ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 70
    ... On: The flash fires when a picture is taken. • Flashing: The flash is charging. The camera cannot take pictures. • Off: The flash will not fire when ...turn off while the flash is charging. C Effective Range of the Flash 50 For L26, the flash has a range of approx. 0.5 to 3.6 m (1 ft 8 in. to ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 71
    ... Modes U V W Auto The flash fires automatically when lighting is dim. Auto with red-eye reduction Reduce red-eye in portraits caused by the flash (A 52). Off The flash will not fire. • We recommend using a tripod to stabilize the camera when shooting in dark surroundings. X Fill flash The ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 72
    ... camera's memory even after the camera is turned off. C Red-eye Reduction This camera uses Advanced Red-Eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix). Pre-flashes are fired repeatedly at low intensity ... the red-eye effect. Additionally, if the camera detects red eye while saving an image, the ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 73
    Using the Self-timer The camera's self-timer can release the shutter about ten seconds after you press the shutterrelease button. The self-timer is useful when you want to be in the picture you... the effects of camera shake that occur when you press the shutterrelease button. When using the self-timer...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 74
    4 Press the shutter-release button the rest of the way down. • The self-timer starts, and the number of seconds remaining before the shutter is ...released, the lamp stops flashing and glows steadily. • When the shutter is released, the self-timer will be set to OFF. • To stop the timer before a...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 75
    Using Macro Mode When using macro mode, the L26 can focus on objects as close as about 10 ...position where F and the zoom indicator glow green, the L26 can focus on subjects as close as about 30 ...position is set to a wide-angle position relative to G, the L26 can focus on subjects as close as about 10 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 76
    ... distances of less than 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) for the L26 and less than 30 cm (1... Autofocus When shooting still images in macro mode, the camera focuses continuously until the shutterrelease button ...applied in A (auto) mode is saved in the camera's memory even after the camera is turned off. Shooting ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 77
    ... Features +0.3 4 Press the shutter-release button to take a picture. • To turn off exposure compensation, return to step 1 and change ...C Exposure Compensation Value The exposure compensation value applied in A (auto) mode is saved in the camera's memory even after the camera is turned off. 57
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 78
    ...Off Off Off Y8 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 Off5 On5 On5 Off Off5 Off Off5 Off Off 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.05 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 U1 U Self-timer (A 53) Off Off4 Off Macro (A 55) Off2 Off5 Off Exposure compensation (A 57) 0.0 0.0 0.0 F (smart portrait; A 43...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 79
    ... can select U (auto) or W (off). When U (auto) is selected, the camera automatically selects the flash mode appropriate for... cannot be changed. Automatically changes to macro mode when the camera selects Close-up scene mode....Slow sync with red-eye reduction flash mode may be used. 8 Self-timer cannot ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 80
    ...Mode Settings (Image Size and Quality) Image mode1 Q 4608×3456P (L26 only) Shooting Features 1 Description Images will be higher quality than... Example: P 4608×3456 = approx. 16 megapixels, 4608 × 3456 pixels P 4608×3456 is the default setting for L26. i 3648×2736 is the default setting for L25.
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 81
    ... cards have the same specified capacity. Image mode Q 4608×3456P (L26 only) h 3648×2736P (L25 only) P 4608×3456 (L26 only) i 3648×2736 (L25 only) R 3264×2448 r 2272×1704 q 1600×1200 O 640×480 l 4608×2592 (L26 only) l 3584×2016 (L25 only) 1 Internal memory (approx....
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 82
    ... Option Continuous (A 48) Flash mode Blink proof (A 45) Self-timer Digital zoom Image mode Smile timer (A 45) Continuous ... cannot be used. When Smile timer is used for shooting, the selftimer cannot be used. When Multi-shot 16 is selected, digital zoom cannot be used. When Multi-shot 16 is selected, ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 83
    ... than one face, a double border is displayed around the face that the camera will focus on, and single borders are displayed around the other ... faces are detected when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway, the camera will focus on the subject in the center of the frame. B Notes About Face ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 84
    ... procedure when taking pictures using A (auto) mode. 1 2 Aim the camera so that the subject is in the center of the frame. Press the shutter-release ... and recompose the picture. • Be sure to maintain the same distance between the camera and the subject while the shutter-release button is pressed ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 85
    ... Playback Features Playback Zoom ...66 Thumbnail Display, Calendar Display...67 Features Available in Playback Mode (Playback Menu) ...68 Connecting the Camera to a TV, Computer, or Printer ...69 Using ViewNX 2...71 Installing ViewNX 2...71 Transferring Images to the Computer ...74 Viewing Images...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 86
    ... image that was captured using face detection (A 63) or pet detection (A 42), the camera zooms in on the face detected at the time of shooting. If the camera detected multiple faces when the image was captured, press H, I, J, or K to display a different face. To zoom in on an...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 87
    ... Display Image Thumbnail Display (4, 9, and 16 images per screen) Calendar Display ... the k button to display that image full-frame. • When 16 thumbnails are displayed, rotate the zoom control ... Features B Calendar Display Images captured when the camera's date is not set are treated as images ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 88
    ... create copies with enhanced brightness and contrast, brightening dark portions of an image. The camera detects faces in images and creates a copy with softer facial skin..., images captured at an Image mode (A 60) setting of l 4608×2592 for L26 and l 3584×2016 for L25 cannot be edited, and the same ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 89
    .... • Before connecting the camera to an external device, make sure the remaining battery level is sufficient and turn the camera off. For information about the connection methods and subsequent operations, refer to the documentation included with ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 90
    ...images and movies. Connection method: Connect the camera to the computer's USB input jack with the included USB Cable UC-E16. • Before ...print images without using a computer. Connection method: Connect the camera directly to the printer's USB input jack with the included USB Cable UC-E16. Playback ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 91
    Using ViewNX 2 ViewNX 2 is an all-in-one software package which enables you to transfer, view, ... Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate (Service Pack 1) • Windows Vista Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate (Service Pack 2) • Windows XP Home Edition/Professional (...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 92
    ... • Mac OS X (version 10.5.8, 10.6.8, 10.7.2) Refer to the Nikon website for the latest information on operating system compatibility. 1 2... Features 3 Start the installer. • We recommend clicking Installation Guide in the installation window to check the installation help information and system...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 93
    ... Windows: Click Yes. • Mac OS: Click OK. The following software is installed: • ViewNX 2 (consisting of the three modules below) - Nikon Transfer 2: For transferring images to the computer - ViewNX 2: For viewing, editing, and printing transferred...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 94
    ... in the camera. Connect the camera to the computer using the included USB Cable. Turn the camera on. To transfer images that are ...2 to start. Wait until Nikon Transfer 2 starts. Playback Features B 74 Connecting the USB Cable The connection may not be recognized if the camera is connected to the ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 95
    ... Confirm that the name of the connected camera or removable disk is displayed as the "Source" on the "Options" title bar of Nikon Transfer 2 (1). • Click ... • If the camera is connected to the computer, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable. If you are using a card reader or card slot, ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 96
    ... • Images are displayed in ViewNX 2 when transfer is complete. • Consult online help for more information on using ViewNX 2. Playback Features C 76 Starting ViewNX 2 Manually • Windows: Double-click the ViewNX 2 shortcut icon on the desktop. • Mac OS: Click the ViewNX 2 icon in the Dock.
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 97
    Recording and Playing Back Movies You can record movies by simply pressing the b (e movie-record) button. Recording and Playing Back Movies 15m 0s 970 7m30s Recording Movies ...78 Changing Movie Recording Settings (the Movie Menu)...81 Playing Back Movies...82 77
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 98
    ...b (e movie-record) button. • When no memory card is inserted (i.e., when using the camera's internal memory), Movie options (A 81, E38) is set to... the b (e movie-record) button to start movie recording. • The camera focuses on the subject in the center of the frame. Focus areas are not displayed ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 99
    ...sounds of zoom control operation, autofocus lens drive movement (L26 only), and aperture operation when brightness changes may be...Single AF (default setting) before starting movie recording (L26 only; A 81, E39). 2. Frame another subject-positioned at the same distance from the camera as the intended...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 100
    ... 35) is also applied to movies. When macro mode is enabled, movies of subjects closer to the camera can be recorded. Confirm settings before starting movie recording. • The self-timer (A 53) can be used. Set the self-timer and press the b (e movie-...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 101
    ...480), and W QVGA (320×240). When no memory card is inserted (i.e., when using the camera's internal memory), the default setting is m VGA (640×480). When A .... If you want to prevent the sound of the camera focusing from being recorded, select A Single AF. A E38 Autofocus mode (L26 only) E39 81
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 102
    Playing Back Movies Press the c button to enter playback mode. Movies are indicated by the movie options icon (A 81). Press the k button to play back movies. Recording and Playing Back Movies Movie options 15/05/2012 15:30 0 0 1 0 . AV I 10s Functions Available During Playback Playback controls ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 103
    ... mode (A 67) and press the l button (A 31). Recording and Playing Back Movies B Notes About Playing Back Movies The camera is not able to play back movies recorded with another make or model of digital camera. 83
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    General Camera Setup This chapter describes the various settings that can be adjusted in the z setup menu. Set up Welcome screen Time zone and ... Monitor settings Print date Elec tronic VR Motion detec tion AF assist General Camera Setup 15m 0s 970 For further details about each setting, refer to "...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 106
    ... Electronic VR Motion detection AF assist (L26 only) Sound settings Auto off Description...you to select whether or not a welcome screen is displayed when the camera is turned on. Allows you to set ...images. Allows you to set whether or not the camera automatically increases the shutter speed to reduce ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 107
    ... memory or the memory card. Allows you to change the camera's display language. Allows you to adjust ... images to your computer. Allows you to reset the camera's settings to their default values. Change this setting to match the type of batteries that are inserted in the camera. Allows you to confirm ...
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  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 109
    ... provides detailed information and hints about using the camera. Using Panorama Assist ...E2 Playback Editing Still Images ...E5 Connecting the Camera to a TV (Viewing Images on a TV)...E12 Connecting the Camera to a Printer (Direct Print) ...E14 Menu The Smart Portrait Menu...E22 The...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 110
    Reference Section Using Panorama Assist The camera focuses on the subject in the center of the frame. Use a tripod for the best results. Enter... fixed direction I icon. • If necessary, apply flash mode (A 50), self-timer (A 53), macro mode (A 55), and exposure compensation (A 57) settings with this...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 111
    ... the scene. 15m 0s End 969 4 Press the k button when shooting is complete. • The camera returns to step 1. 15m 0s End 967 Reference Section B Notes About Panorama Assist • Flash mode, self-timer, macro mode, and exposure compensation settings cannot be adjusted after...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 112
    ...Installer CD-ROM (A 71). • After installing Panorama Maker 6, start the software as explained below. Windows: Select the Start menu > All Programs... • For more information about using Panorama Maker 6, refer to the on-screen instructions and help information contained in Panorama Maker 6. C More...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 113
    ...edit images captured with another make or model of digital camera. • If no face is detected ... be displayed properly on another make or model of digital camera. It may also be impossible to transfer ... to a computer using another make or model of digital camera. • Editing functions are not available...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 114
    C Restrictions on Image Editing When an edited copy is further modified with another editing function, check the following restrictions. Editing function used D-Lighting Skin softening Small picture Crop Editing functions that can be added The skin softening, small picture, or crop function can ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 115
    I D-Lighting: Enhancing Brightness and Contrast Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M I D-Lighting M k button Create a copy of the current image with enhanced brightness and contrast, brightening dark portions of an image. Press the multi selector H or I to select OK and press the k ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 116
    ... Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M e Skin softening M k button The camera detects faces in images and creates a copy with softer ... Depending upon the direction in which faces are looking, or the brightness of faces, the camera may be unable to accurately recognize faces, or the skin ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 117
    ... × 240 160 × 120 2 Select Yes and press the k button. • A new, edited copy is saved as a separate image with a compression ratio of 1:16. • The copy is displayed with a black frame. Create small pic ture file? Yes No Reference Section C More Information File and Folder Names ➝ E63 E9
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 118
    a Crop: Creating a Cropped Copy Create a copy containing only the portion visible in the monitor when u is displayed with playback zoom (A 66) enabled. 1 Rotate the zoom control to g (i) in full-frame playback mode (A 29) to zoom in on the image. • To crop an image displayed in "tall" (portrait...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 119
    C Image Size As the area to be saved is reduced, the image size (pixels) of the cropped copy is also reduced. When the image size of the cropped copy is 320 × 240 or 160 × 120, a black frame is displayed around the image, and the small picture icon A is displayed in the left of the monitor in ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 120
    ... using an optional audio/video cable (E64) to play back images or movies on the TV. 1 2 Turn off the camera. Connect the ... with your TV for details. Hold down the c button to turn on the camera. • The camera enters playback mode and images are displayed on the TV. • While connected to the TV, ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 121
    ... connector is properly oriented. Do not use force when connecting the cable to the camera. When disconnecting the cable, do not pull the connector at an angle. B If the Images Are Not Displayed on the TV Be sure that the camera's video mode setting in the Video mode (E55) under the setup ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 122
    ... option (E29) Connect to the printer (E15) Print images one at a time (E17) Print multiple images (E19) Reference Section When printing is complete, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable E14
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 123
    ... connecting the camera to a printer, use a fully charged battery to prevent the camera from turning off unexpectedly. • If the AC Adapter EH-65A (available separately) ...-compatible printer's card slot • Taking a memory card to a digital photo lab For printing using these methods, ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 124
    3 Connect the camera to the printer using the included USB cable. • Be sure that connectors are properly oriented. Do not attempt ... angle, and do not use force when connecting or disconnecting the USB cable. 4 Turn on the camera. • When properly connected, the PictBridge startup screen will be...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 125
    Printing Individual Images After properly connecting the camera to the printer (E15), follow the procedures described below to print an image. 1 Use the multi selector to select the desired image and press the k button. • To make it easier to select images, rotate the zoom control to f (h) to ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 126
    4 Select Paper size and press the k button. PictBridge 0 0 4 prints Star t print Copies Paper size 5 Select the desired paper size and press the k button. • To specify paper size using settings on the printer, select Default in the paper size option. Paper size 3.5×5 in. 5×7 in. A4 100n..
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 127
    Printing Multiple Images After properly connecting the camera to the printer (E15), follow the procedures described below to print multiple images. 1 2 When the Print selection screen is displayed, press the d button. Use the multi selector to select Paper size and press the k button. • To exit ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 128
    Print selection Select images (up to 99) and the number of copies Print selec tion 10 (up to nine) of each. • Press the multi selector J or K to select images, 1 1 3 and press H or I to set the number of copies for each. • Images selected for printing are indicated by the check mark (y) and the...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 129
    ... copies/ total number of copies C Paper Size The camera supports the following paper sizes: Default (the default paper size for the printer connected to the camera), 3.5×5 in., 5×7 in., 100×150 mm,...8×10 in., Letter, A3, and A4. Only sizes supported by the printer will be displayed. E21
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 130
    ... tones before saving the image. k Off Reference Section Turns skin softening off. The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting mode (A 6). No icon is displayed when Off is selected. The degree of skin ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 131
    ...Off Enables smile timer. Turns the smile timer off. Description The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting ...k Off (default setting) Turns the blink proof off. The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 132
    ...the light source, with the result that white objects appear white whether seen in the shade, direct sunlight, or under incandescent lighting. Digital cameras can mimic this adjustment by processing images according to the color of the light source...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 133
    ...48), use the multi selector to select b Preset manual in the White balance menu, and press the k button. • The camera zooms in to the position for measuring white balance. White balance Auto Preset manual Daylight Incandescent Fluorescent Cloudy Flash 3 Select Measure. •...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 134
    4 Frame the reference object in the measuring window. Preset manual Cancel Measure Measuring window 5 Press the k button to measure a... any setting other than Auto and Flash (A 50). B E26 Notes About Preset Manual A value for flash lighting cannot be measured with Preset manual. When shooting...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 135
    ...) when Image mode is set to P 4608×3456 (for L26) or i 3648×2736 (for L25). The "best shot ... the shutter-release button is pressed, the camera takes 16 shots at a rate of about 30 fps ... W Multi-shot 16 The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting mode...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 136
    ... used with other functions (A 62). B Notes About Multi-shot 16 Smear (F3) visible in the monitor when shooting with Multi-shot...exhibiting natural color. The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting mode (A 6). When Standard color is selected, no icon...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 137
    ... option in the playback menu is used to create digital "print orders." • Inserting the memory card .... • Taking the memory card to a digital photo lab. • Connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible (F20... memory if the memory card is removed from the camera. 1 Select Select images and press...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 138
    2 Select images (up to 99) and the number of copies (up to nine) of each. Print selec tion • Press the multi selector J or K to select images, and press H or I to set the number of copies for each. • Images selected for printing are indicated by the check mark icon and the numeral indicating...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 139
    ... date and shooting information is used. • Shooting information cannot be printed when the camera is connected to a DPOF-compatible printer via the included USB cable (E21). • Note that Date and Info settings are reset each time the ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 140
    b Slide Show Press the c button (playback mode) M d button M Playback menu M b Slide show Play back images, saved in the internal memory or on a memory card, one by one in an automated "slide show." 1 Use the multi selector to select Start and press the k button. • To repeat the slide show ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 141
    ... cancel protection for previously protected images from the image selection screen. ➝ "The Image Selection Screen" (E34) Note that formatting the camera's internal memory or the memory card will permanently delete protected files (E54). Protected images are indicated by the s icon during playback ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 142
    ..., a check mark (y) is displayed with the image. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to select additional images. Protec t Back ON/OFF 3 Press the k button to apply image selection. • When Selected images is selected, a confirmation dialog is displayed. Follow the instructions displayed in the monitor. E34
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 143
    ... Press the k button to finalize display orientation, and save orientation information with the image. B Notes About Image Rotation The camera cannot rotate images captured with another make or model of digital camera. E35
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 144
    ...to which images are copied and press the k button. • Camera to card: Copy images from internal memory to memory card. • Card to camera: Copy images from memory card to internal memory. Copy Camera ...(E34). • All images: Copy all images. Camera to card Selec ted images All images...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 145
    .... • Operation is not guaranteed with images captured with another make of camera or that have been modified on a computer. • When copying images for which Print ... If a memory card that contains no images is inserted into the camera, Memory contains no images. will be displayed when the camera is...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 146
    ...and larger movie file sizes. Option Description Movies with an aspect ratio of 16:9 are recorded. n HD 720p (1280×720) (default setting)* •...bitrate: Approx. 2.7 Mbps * When no memory card is inserted (i.e., when using the camera's internal memory), the setting is m VGA (640×480). • The movie...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 147
    Autofocus Mode (L26 Only) Enter shooting mode M d button M e tab M Autofocus mode Select how the camera focuses in movie mode...the recorded movie. Use of Single AF is recommended to prevent the sound of the camera focusing from interfering with recording. B Full-time AF E39 Reference ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 148
    ... M Welcome screen Configure the welcome screen that is displayed when you turn on the camera. Option None (default setting) COOLPIX Description The camera enters shooting or playback mode without ... an Image mode (A 60) setting of l 4608×2592 for L26 and l 3584×2016 for L25, and copies ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 149
    Time Zone and Date d button M z tab M Time zone and date Set the camera clock. Option Description Allows you to set the camera's clock to the current date and time. Use the multi selector to set each item displayed on the screen. • Select an...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 150
    Selecting the Travel Destination Time Zone 1 Use the multi selector to select Time zone and press the k button. Time zone and date 15/05/2012 15:30 London, Casablanca Date and time Date format Time zone D/M/Y 2 Select x Travel destination and press the k button. • The date and time ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 151
    ... to enable daylight saving time function. W is displayed at the top of the monitor and the camera clock is advanced one hour. Press I to disable the ...While the travel destination time zone is selected, the Z icon will be displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting mode. 11:30 EDT: N e w ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 152
    C Time Zones The camera supports the time zones listed below. For time zones not listed below, set the camera clock to local time from the Date and time option. UTC +/- -11 -10 -9 -8 -7 -6 -5 -4.5 -4 Reference Section -3 -2 -1 ±0 Location Midway, Samoa Hawaii, Tahiti ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 153
    Monitor Settings d button M z tab M Monitor settings Set the options below. Option Photo info Brightness Description Select information displayed in the monitor during shooting and playback. Select from five settings for monitor brightness. The default setting is 3. Photo Info Select whether or ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 154
    Shooting mode Playback mode 15/05/2012 15:30 0004. JPG Framing grid+auto info 15m 0s 970 4/ 4 In addition to information shown with Auto info above, a framing grid is displayed to help frame pictures. It is not displayed when recording movies. The same information as in Auto info is displayed....
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 155
    ... information to be printed even from printers that do not support date printing (E31). 15.05.... images. The icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor when the camera is in shooting mode (A 6). No icon is displayed ...menu's Time zone and date option (A 16, E41). C Print Date and Print ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 156
    ...Select the electronic VR (vibration reduction) setting used when shooting still images. Option Description In the following conditions, electronic VR is applied and the effects of camera shake are reduced when shooting still images: • When the flash mode is set to W (off) or Y (slow sync) • When...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 157
    ... that Electronic VR is disabled even when flash mode is slow sync with red-eye reduction (A 59). • If the exposure period exceeds a certain ... (A 42) is set to Continuous • The effectiveness of electronic VR decreases as camera shake increases. • The images captured may become somewhat grainy. ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 158
    ... to reduce the effects of subject movement and camera shake when shooting still images. Option ...camera detects subject movement or camera shake, the ISO sensitivity and shutter speed are automatically ... eliminate the effects of subject movement and camera shake in some situations. • Motion detection...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 159
    AF Assist (L26 Only) d button M z tab M AF assist Enable or disable AF-assist illuminator, which assists autofocus operation when the ... not light even when Auto is selected. AF-assist illuminator does not light. The camera may be unable to focus under dim lighting. Auto (default setting) Off E51 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 160
    ... selected, a beep will sound once when operations are completed successfully, twice when the camera acquires focus on the subject, and three times when an error is detected. Start-up sound will also play when the camera is turned on. Select On (default setting) or Off. Even when set to ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 161
    ... Sleep mode Reference Section C When the Monitor Has Turned Off to Save Power • When the camera is in standby mode, the power-on lamp flashes... If no operations are performed for approximately another three minutes, the camera will turn off automatically. • When the power-on lamp is flashing,...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 162
    ... be deleted! OK? Format No B Notes About Formatting Internal Memory and Memory Cards • Do not turn the camera off or open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover during formatting. • The first time you insert a memory card ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 163
    Language d button M z tab M Language Select one of 29 languages for display of camera menus and messages. Czech Danish German (default setting) Spanish Greek French Indonesian Italian Hungarian Dutch Norwegian Polish Brazilian Portuguese European Portuguese Russian Romanian Finnish Swedish ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 164
    ... Warning d button M z tab M Blink warning Select whether or not the camera detects human subjects that have blinked using face detection (A 63) ... Portrait (A 36) or Night portrait (A 37) scene mode Option Description When the camera detects that one or more human subjects may have blinked in an image...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 165
    ... on the right is displayed in the monitor, the operations described below are available. If no operations are performed within a few seconds, the camera automatically returns to shooting mode. Did someone blink? Exit Function Enlarge the detected face that blinked Switch to full-frame playback ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 166
    ...-Fi upload Set whether or not the camera's Eye-Fi card (available from third.... Option b Enable Description Images created with this camera will be uploaded to the predetermined computer. c Disable (default... of malfunction, contact the card manufacturer. • The camera can be used to turn Eye-Fi cards...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 167
    C Supported Eye-Fi Cards As of November, 2011, the following Eye-Fi cards can be ... d button M z tab M Reset all When Reset is selected, the camera's settings will be restored to their default values. Basic... Functions Option Flash mode (A 50) Self-timer (A 53) Macro mode (A 55) Exposure compensation ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 168
    ... Portrait Menu Option Skin softening (E22) Smile timer (E23) Blink proof (E23) On On Off Default value...Continuous (E27) Color options (E28) Default value L26: P 4608×3456 L25: i 3648×2736 Auto Single... Menu Option Movie options (E38) Autofocus mode (L26 only; E39) Reference Section Default value When...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 169
    AF assist (L26 only; E51) Button sound (E52) Shutter sound (E52) Auto off (E53) ... when menus are reset with Reset all. Shooting menu: Preset manual data (E25) acquired for White balance Setup menu: Settings ... date (E41), Language (E55), Video mode (E55), and Battery type (E62) E61 Reference Section
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 170
    Battery Type d button M z tab M Battery type To ensure that the camera shows the correct battery level (A 21), select the...the batteries currently in use. Option Alkaline (default setting) COOLPIX (Ni-MH) Lithium Description LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries Nikon EN-MH2 Ni-MH (nickel metal hydride...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 171
    ...folders named with a folder number followed by an identifier: "P_" plus a three-digit sequential number for images captured in Panorama assist scene mode (e.g. "101P_001"; E2) and "NIKON" for all other images (e.g. "100NIKON"). When the number of files within a folder...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 172
    ...-MH2)1 Battery Charger MH-73 (includes four rechargeable Ni-MH batteries EN-MH2)1 AC Adapter EH-65A (connect as shown) COOLPIX L26 1 1 2 2 AC adapter COOLPIX L25 1 1 Reference Section 1 2 2 2 AC Adapter EH-62B cannot be used. USB cable Audio/video cable USB ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 173
    Error Messages Display O (flashes) Battery exhausted. Q (flashes in red) Please wait for the camera to finish recording. Memory card is write protected. Clock not set. Set date and time. Replace the batteries. Camera cannot focus. • Refocus. • Use focus lock. Wait ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 174
    ...Memory card has not been formatted for use in this camera. Formatting deletes all data saved on ...saving image. Format internal memory or memory card. Camera has run out of file numbers. Insert...Images captured at an Image mode setting of l 4608×2592 for L26 and l 3584×2016 for L25 • Images reduced ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 175
    ... again. If error persists, contact retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. Error occurred during communication with printer. Turn camera off and reconnect USB cable. A E6 - 13 13 E36 Memory contains no images. File contains no...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 176
    ... has occurred in camera's internal circuitry. Turn camera off, remove and reinsert battery, and turn camera on. If error persists, contact retailer or Nikonauthorized service representative. Printer error. Check printer. After solving the ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 177
    Technical Notes and Index Caring for the Product...F2 The Camera...F2 Batteries ...F4 Memory Cards ...F6 Cleaning...F7 Storage ...F7 Cleaning and Storage...F7 Troubleshooting...F8 Specifications...F15 Index ...F21 Supported Standards...F20 Technical Notes and Index F1
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 178
    ... ensure safe and continued enjoyment of your Nikon camera, observe the following precautions and ... Safety" (A viii - xiv) when using or storing your camera. B B B Do Not Subject the Product to Strong ... sources for extended periods when using or storing the camera. Intense light may damage the image ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 179
    B Turn the Camera off Before Removing the Batteries, AC adapter, or Memory card Removing the batteries, AC ... The monitor is lit by an LED backlight. Should the monitor begin to dim or flicker, contact your Nikon-authorized service representative. B Notes About Smear White or colored streaks may ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 180
    ...batteries of a different make or model. • When using EN-MH2 batteries with the COOLPIX L26 and COOLPIX L25, charge the batteries two at a time using Battery Charger MH-72. When using... Batteries and Battery Charger MH-70/71 You can also use EN-MH1 Ni-MH rechargeable batteries with ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 181
    .... B Cold Environment Usage Battery performance decreases in cold environments. When using the camera in cold environments, try not to let the camera and batteries become too cold. The ... Notes and Index If you insert discharged batteries into the camera, the camera may indicate that the...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 182
    Memory Cards Use only Secure Digital memory cards. Approved memory cards ➝ A 15 Observe the precautions noted in ... open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover or remove the memory card or batteries. - Do not turn off the camera - Do not disconnect the AC adapter Technical Notes and Index F6
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 183
    ... Monitor Body Technical Notes and Index Storage Remove the batteries if the camera will not be used for an extended period. To prevent mold ... and to ensure long, trouble-free use of the camera, we recommend you insert the batteries and operate the camera approximately once a month. Do not store ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 184
    ... below before consulting your retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. Power, Display, Settings Issues Problem Camera turns off without warning. ... charged. • Camera and computer are connected via USB cable. • Camera and TV are connected via audio/video cable....
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 185
    ... on images even when Print date is enabled. Screen for setting time zone and date is displayed when camera is turned on. Camera settings reset. 86, E45 16, 86, E41 86, E47 16, 19 Technical Notes and Index Camera becomes hot. - F9
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 186
    Characteristics of Digital Cameras In extremely rare instances, unusual characters may appear in the monitor and .... Cause/Solution Disconnect audio/video cable or USB cable. • When camera is in playback mode, press the ... AF assist in the setup menu to Auto (L26 only). • Turn camera off and then on...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 187
    ... be used. Optical zoom cannot be used while recording movies. 78 • Digital zoom cannot be used in the following situations. - When Portrait, Night ... menu is set to Multi-shot 16 Another function that restricts the Image mode option is enabled. Digital zoom cannot be used. 36, 37, 42 43 48, E27 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 188
    ... 50 AF-assist illuminator does not light (L26 only). Images appear smeared. Colors are ...). Adjust exposure compensation. When taking pictures with V (auto with red-eye reduction) or fill flash with slow sync ... reduction may be applied to areas not affected by red-eye in rare cases. Use auto mode or ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 189
    ... back movies recorded with another make or model of digital camera. - 83 A Cannot zoom in on image. ... zoom in on images captured with another make or model of digital camera. • These options cannot be used with... rotate images captured with another make or model of digital camera. - 68, E5, E6 68, ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 190
    ... to play back images from the internal memory Camera is off. Battery is exhausted. USB cable is not correctly connected. Camera is not recognized by the computer. Confirm system requirements. ...21 21 69, 74 - 71 74 Nikon Transfer 2 does not start when camera is connected. Images to be ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 191
    Specifications Nikon COOLPIX L26 or COOLPIX L25 Digital Camera Type Effective pixels Image ... Lens Focal length Compact digital camera COOLPIX L26: 16.1 million COOLPIX L25: 10.1 million COOLPIX L26: 1/2.3-in... total pixels 5× optical zoom, NIKKOR lens COOLPIX L26: 4.6-23.0mm (angle of view equivalent ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 192
    ...and DPOF compliant Still pictures: JPEG Movies: AVI (Motion-JPEG compliant) COOLPIX L26: • 16M (High) [4608 × 3456P] • 16M [4608 × 3456...× 1704] • 2M [1600 × 1200] • VGA [640 × 480] • 16:9 [4608 × 2592] COOLPIX L25: • 10M (High) [3648 × 2736P] • 10M [3648 × 2736] • 8M [3264 × ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 193
    ...Speed Aperture Range Self-timer Built-in flash COOLPIX L26: [W]: 0.5 to 3.6 m (1 ft 8 in. to 11 ft)... • 1/2000 -1 s • 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode) COOLPIX L26: Electronically-controlled ND filter ... filter (-2 AV) selection COOLPIX L26: 2 steps (f/3.2 and f/8 [W]) COOLPIX L25: 2 steps (f/2.7 and ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 194
    ... Adapter EH-65A (available separately) Battery life COOLPIX L26: Still pictures*: • Approx. ... batteries (HD 720p) 1/4 (ISO 1222) COOLPIX L26: Approx. 96.0 × 59.7 × 28.8 mm (3.8...96.2 × 60.4 × 29.2 mm (3.8 × 2.4 × 1.2 in.) (excluding projections) COOLPIX L26: Approx. 164 g (5.8 oz) (including ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 195
    ..., image mode set to P 4608×3456 for the L26, i 3648×2736 for the L25. Battery life may vary depending on ... Lithium batteries. The included batteries are for trial use only. Technical Notes and Index B Specifications • Nikon will not be held liable for any errors this manual may contain. • ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 196
    ...: Design Rule for Camera File System is a standard widely used in the digital camera industry to ensure compatibility among different makes of ... from Exif-compliant printers. • PictBridge: A standard developed cooperatively by the digital camera and printer industries, allowing photographs to be ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 197
    ...AF-assist illuminator ...2, 86, E51 Alkaline batteries...10 Aperture value ...27 Audio/video cable...70, E12, E64 Audio/video-in jack ...70,......81, E39 AVI...E63 A B Backlighting o...40 Battery ...10, 19 Battery chamber ...3, 5 Battery charger ...E64 Battery level ...21 ...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 198
    ......E63 Eye-Fi upload ...87, E58 Eyelet for camera strap...2, 4 F Face detection ...63 File name...E63 ...81, E39 D Technical Notes and Index Date ...16, 86, E41 Date and time ...16, 86, E41 Date format...17, E41 Daylight saving time ...17, E43 Delete...31 Digital zoom...24 Direct print ...70, E14 D-...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 199
    ......E63 Image mode...60 Internal memory...14 Multi-shot 16...E27 Museum l ...40 N Nickel-metal hydride rechargeable batteries ...10 Night landscape j ...39 Night portrait e ...37 Nikon Transfer 2 ...71, 73, 75 Number of exposures remaining...21, 61 J JPG...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 200
    Power-on lamp...20, 21 Preset manual ...E25 Pressing halfway...27 Print ...68, 70,... E30, E31 Printer...70, E14 Protect...68, E33 Rechargeable battery ...E64 Recording movies...78 Red-eye reduction...51, 52 ... E41, E44 Tripod socket ...3, 5, F18 TV...70, E12 USB cable ...69, 74, E16, E64 USB/audio/video...
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 201
    Volume ...83 W Welcome screen...86, E40 White balance ...48, E24 Zoom ...24 Zoom control ...2, 4, 24 Zoom in...24 Zoom out...24 Z Technical Notes and Index F25
  • Nikon COOLPIX L26 | Reference Manual - Page 202
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