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NIKON COOLPIX 8800 VR DIGITAL CAMERA ONLY

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NIKON COOLPIX 8800 VR DIGITAL CAMERA ONLY: Picture 1 regular
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About this item

The Coolpix 8800 is an incredible photography tool for serious photographers. The Coolpix 8800 is the most powerful compact digital camera available to consumers, boasting a high-powered 10x optical Zoom-Nikkor ED glass lens, which opens the shooter to an unmatched 35-350mm (35mm equivalent) zoom range, the longest zoom range available in the 8-megapixel category, and delivers razor sharp images.

To complement this versatile and precise lens, Nikon has incorporated its Vibration Reduction (VR) System a version of the system used in Nikkor professional SLR lenses into the Coolpix 8800.

The benefits of VR are further evident with the Coolpix 8800 digital camera system, when enhanced with a series of dedicated lens accessories that broaden the range of lens performance from Fisheye (7mm) to a 600mm telephoto. The incorporation of VR into the Coolpix 8800 represents a milestone first for Nikon and the Coolpix series as state of the art technology is now being applied to consumer compact cameras.

The Nikon Coolpix 8800 is the ideal camera for serious photographers who consider the lens a critical factor in their regular shooting. The camera will also satisfy photographers that demand the highest level of quality and control from their compact digital camera. The camera incorporates new features to help produce outstanding images straight out of the camera.

The Coolpix 8800,is the first digital cameras to offer Nikon's D-lighting option. In Playback, D-lighting compensates for an underexposed area of an image while maintaining the properly exposed area of the same image. The result resembles a "digital fill flash" and salvages dark silhouettes into well-balanced album-worthy memories. Another new feature, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM), automatically corrects red-eye inside the camera in most instances when using the Red-Eye Reduction mode of the built-in flash.

With In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM) activated, photographers will see most common red-eye photos rapidly diminishing or disappearing entirely from their pictures. In fact, they may never see red-eye again. The combination of these new features alone addresses two of the most commonly experienced problems in photography and corrects them with ease.

The Nikon Coolpix 8800 digital camera incorporates four exposure modes to give the photographer ultimate creative control over their image capture. These modes include Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture- Priority Auto [A] and Manual [M].

The camera also offers an automatic mode, which makes the Coolpix 8800 an ideal tool in situations where operation needs to be 'point-and-shoot simple.' For added convenience, the camera incorporates 15 preset Scene Modes that allow for striking images in practically any shooting situation. The camera has the ability to capture images in RAW recording mode (NEF format) for maximum image control and manipulation after the picture is taken.

What's Included With This Item

  • Instruction Manual
  • Strap

Key Features

  • 8.0 effective megapixels (3,264 x 2,448-pixels)
  • 10x optical Zoom-Nikkor ED lens with a zoom ratio of 35-350 mm (35mm [135] format)
  • Vibration Reduction (VR) system shoots up to 3 stops slower
  • 238,000-pixel high resolution through-the-lens EVF (Electronic Viewfinder), enhances user experience with backlight LED illumination
  • Programmed Auto [P], Shutter-Priority Auto [S], Aperture-Priority Auto [A] and Manual [M] exposure control modes
  • RAW data image mode - NEF
  • Fast, accurate Nine-Area Multi Autofocus
  • Macro shooting capability as close as 1.2-inches supported by Best Shot Selector (BSS) function and VR function
  • AE-BSS (Auto Exposure-BSS) for automatic selection of the best relative exposure highlight, shadow or histogram
  • Quick response instant startup, reduced shutter release time lag and fast image processing
  • 15 preset Scene Modes, including the new Panorama Assist Mode
  • Continuous shooting of up to 5 full-size images at 2.3 frames per second (fps)
  • Nikon's exclusive 256-segment Matrix Metering, complemented by Center- Weighted, Spot and Spot AF area metering
  • Noise Reduction Mode for timed exposures slower than 1/4 of a second
  • In-camera color control - Saturation control (5 steps and B&W)
  • Movie - TV movie (640 x 480 pixels; 30 fps) with audio, Small movie (320 x 240 pixels; 15 fps) with audio, or Sepia movie (320 x 240 pixels; 5 fps) with audio, or Time-lapse movie (640 x 480 pixels; 30 fps) without audio
  • Large vari-angle highly transmissible advanced TFT-LCD backlit monitor for greater visibility -- even in bright sunlight
  • The Nikon Coolpix 8800 incorporates PictureProject(TM), the company's next generation of photo software designed to be a management and activity center for all of your digital images.
  • This software package is aimed at creating a simple, intuitive and seamless photographic experience for digital photographers of all skill levels.
  • PictureProject takes everything and puts it onto one screen helping people using the software to feel comfortable with its features within minutes.
  • Nikon also includes a software suite from ArcSoft(R) including VideoImpression(TM) to edit and share QuickTime(TM) movies taken with the camera and Panorama Maker(TM), which takes advantage of the Coolpix 8800's Panorama Assist Mode and seamlessly stitches together multiple horizontal or vertical images to create

Technical Specs

Image sensor CCD: 2/3-inch-type (total pixels: 8.31 million)
Effective Pixels: 8.0 Million
Lens 10x Zoom-Nikkor; 8.9-89mm [35mm (135) format equivalent to 35-350mm] f/2.8-5.2 with macro; 16 elements in 10 groups; two glass molded ED elements included elements in 7 groups; two glass molded ED elements included, Vibration Reduction; Lens shift.
Digital Zoom Up to 4x
Optical viewfinder None
Electronic Viewfinder: 0.44-inch type, 235,000-dot, polysilicon TFT color LCD viewfinder; Diopter adjustment: -3 to +1m-1
LCD monitor 1.8-inch type, 134,000-dot High Transmissive Advanced TFT LCD monitor with brightness and hue adjustment; frame coverage: approx. 97% horizontal and vertical shooting
Autofocus method Autofocus: Contrast-detect TTL AF with AF-assist illuminator; Center, Auto 5-area multi AF, manual 9-area multi AF selectable
Focus Modes: 1) Continuous AF, 2) Single AF, 3) Manual Focus (from 1.2 in. [3cm] to infinity
Aperture: 7-blade iris diaphragm; 10 steps in 1/3EV increments (to minimum of f/8
Focusing range 19.7 in. [50cm] to infinity (W)/ 39.4 in. [1m] to infinity (T); 1.2 in. [3cm] toinfinity (W) in macro and manual focus modes
Shutter speeds Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter; 2-1/3,000 sec (auto and exposure mode P), 8-1/3,000 sec (exposure modes S and A), BULB/TIME (max. 10 min.) and 8-1/3,000 sec (exposure mode M), 1/30-1/8,000 sec (Ultra HS), Maximum at some apertures is 1/1,500 sec
Exposure control method√° Exposure Mode: P, S, A, M
Exposure Metering: 4-mode TTL metering: 1) 256-segment Matrix, 2) Spot, 3) Center-Weighted, 4) Spot AF Area
Exposure Control: 1) Programmed Auto with Flexible Program [P], 2) Shutter-Priority Auto [S], 3) Aperture-Priority Auto [A], 4 Manual [M]; ExposureCompensation (+/-2EV in 1/3 EV steps); Auto Exposure Bracketing; AE-BSS
Exposure Range: EV 0.0 to +18.5 (W), EV +1.8 to +18.5 (T)
Continuous drive Capture Modes: 1) Single, 2) Continuous H (2.3 fps; up to 5 frames), 3) Continuous L (1.2 fps; up to 11 frames), 4) Multi-shot 16 (consecutive 16 framesat 1.6 fps), 5) Ultra HS (high-speed) (640 x 480 pixels; 30 fps, up to 100 frames), 6) 5 shot buffer (0.7 fps), 7) Interval Timer Shooting, 8) Movies
Self-timer 10 sec or 3 sec; can be used with supplied remote controller ML-L3
Sensitivity (equivalent film speed) Approximately equivalent to ISO 50, 100, 200, 400, and Auto (auto gain to ISO 200 equivalent)
White balance 1) Matrix Auto White Balance with TTL control, 2) 6-mode Manual with fine tuning(Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Speedlight, Shade); 3) Preset, 4) White Balance Bracketing
Built-in flash operating modes Flash Sync Modes: 1) Auto Flash, 2) Flash Cancel (off), 3) Red-Eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix(TM)), 4) Anytime Flash, 5) Night Portrait (Slow Sync Flash), 6) Rear Curtain Sync; Sync method: Standard i-TTL flash
Flash range Shooting range: approx. 1.8 - 19.8 ft. (0.5 - 6.0m) (W), approx.)(T) 3.3 - 9.1 ft. (1.0 - 3.0m) (T)
Terminals for external flash External Speedlight: Hot shoe connects to external Nikon Speedlight SB-800/600
Accessory Shoe: Standard ISO hot-shoe contact with safety lock
Storage media Media:CompactFlash(TM) (CF) Card (Type I and II ) and Microdrive(TM)
Image recording format File Format: Compliant with Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF), Exif 2.2, and Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) File formats: RAW (NEF) and TIFF-RGB (uncompressed), JPEG-baseline-compliant (1:2, 1:4, 1:8, 1:16) (compressed), QuickTime (movies), WAV (sound files).
Resloution Modes Image Size: 8M (3,264 x 2,448), 5M (2,592 x 1,944), 3M (2,048 x 1,536), 2M (1,600 x 1,200), 1M (1,280 x 960), PC (1,024 x 768), TV (640 x 480), 3:2 (3,264 x 2,176) user selectable
Shooting Modes, Still: AUTO, SCENE, P, S, A, M, MOVIE; Scene Modes: Portrait, Party/Indoor, Night portrait, Beach/Snow, Landscape, Sunset, Night landscape, Museum, Fireworks show, Close up, Copy, Back light, Panorama assist, Sports, Dusk/Dawn
Movie Recording Shooting Modes -- Movie: TV movie 640(640x480/30fps up to 60 secs), Small movie 320(320x240/15fps up to 895 secs), Time-lapse movie (640x480/30fps up to 35 secs(1050 frames), Sepia movie 320 (320x240/5fps up to 895 secs, B/W movie (320x240/15fps up to 895 secs)
Interface USB 2.0 (HI-SPEED)
Mode Dial: Auto, Programmed-Auto (P), Shutter-Priority Auto (P), Aperture-Priority Auto (A), Manual (M), Scene, Movie, Setup, Image Size, ISO, White Balance (WB), and Playback
Operation Button/Switch: Power button, Release button, Mode dial, Delete button, Menu button, Play button, Multi selector, Zoom button, Select/Transfer button
Power Source One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL7 (included), MB-CP11 Battery Pack (optional) with six 1.5V LR6 (AA-size alkaline) batteries* AC Adapter EH-54 (optional) *1.5V FR Lithium, 1.2V NiMH, or 1.2V NiCd batteries can also be used
Battery: One rechargeable Li-ion battery EN-EL7 (included); DC input: AC adaptor (optional)
Video Output I/O terminal: DC in; Audio/Video (NTSC or PAL selectable)out; Digital I/O (USB)
Dimensions (W x H x D): Approx. 4.6 x 3.3 x 4.8 in. (116 x 85 x 121mm)
Weight Approx. 21 oz without battery, memory card, body cap, or monitor cover
PictureProject System Requirements (Macintosh): OS: Mac(R) OS X (10.1.5 or later); RAM: 64MB (128MB with RAW images) or more recommended; Hard disk: 60MB required for installation; Display: 800 x 600 with 16-bit color (full color recommended); Others: CD-ROM drive required for installation
System requirements PictureProject System requirements for Windows: OS: Windows(R) XP Home Edition/Professional, Windows(R) 2000 Professional, Windows(R) ME, Windows(R) 98SE pre-installed model, RAM: 64MB (128MB with RAW images) or more recommended, Hard Disk: 60MB required for installation, Display:800 x 600 with 16-bit color (full color recommended), Others: CD-ROM drive required for installation
Special features Playback Menu: 1) Full-frame, 2) Thumbnail (4/9 segments), 3) Slide show, 4) Movie with audio, 5) Playback zooom (up to 10x); File information; Shooting information; Histogram information and highlight point display; Hide and protectattributes can be set to each iamge; Focus confirmation indication; RAW image playback; Small picture (Small-pic); D-Lighting
Delete Function: Delete all frames, delete selected frames, protect function available, card
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