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Nikon CoolPix 4500

Nikon updates the hugely successful Coolpix 995, adding a full 4.0-megapixel CCD!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 5/29/2002


Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Nikon Coolpix 4500


General

Model Name:

Nikon Coolpix 4500 
Model Number: E4500 
Camera Format: Swivel 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price:  
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available:  
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: MC-EU1 Cabled Electronic type 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Metal 
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 12.7 oz (360 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 5.1 x 2.9 x 2.0 in.
(130 x 73 x 50 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2272x1704, 2560x1520, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels: 4
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 155 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.07x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect TTL 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
12.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 2 - 10000 cm
0.8 - 4081.6 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.6
Aperture Range Description: f/2.6 (wide) / f/5.1 (tele) - ??? 
Aperture Step Size: 0.33
Lens Thread: 28 mm
Lens Thread Type: Lens threads 
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-Image Optical Zoom 
Optical VF Accuracy: 80%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 97%
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 110,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 6.00
Exposure
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800
ISO Rating Max: 800
Number of White Balance Settings: 7
White Balance Settings: Auto, Preset, Fine, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Speedlight 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2300 
Exp Adj Range: 2.0 EV
Exp Adj Step Size: 0.33 EV
Metering Modes: 256 segment matrix, center-weighted, spot, AF spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 3 or 10
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Off, Auto w/ red-eye reduction, On, Slow Sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.0
Flash Range Description: Wide: 0.5 - 1.6m (1.8 - 5.3ft); Tele: 0.5 - 3m (1.8 - 9.8ft) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Sync terminal for SK-E900 bracket 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: IBM Microdrive 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: TIFF-RGB 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Connectivity
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In, Flash sync 
Included Software: Nikon View 5 
OS Compatibility: Win 98SE, ME, 2000 Pro, XP; MacOS 9.0-9.2, 10.1.2 
Performance Timing
Startup Time:  
Shutdown Time:  
Play -> Record:  
Record -> Play (max res):  
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE:  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus:  
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res:  
Cycle Time Min Res:  
Buffer Frames, Max Res:  
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec):  
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 35.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 35.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Power
Battery Form Factor: EN-EL1, 2CR5 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable, Lithium disposable 
Batteries Included: 1 x EN-EL1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features:  
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
Photo Gallery URL:  
Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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