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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix P5000 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
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Successor:  
General
Model Number: P5000
Camera Format: Mid-Sized
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $399.95
Street Price: $399.99
Date Available: 2007-03-31
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 7.1 oz (200 g)
Size: 3.9 x 2.5 x 1.6 in.
(98 x 65 x 41 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 10.0
Sensor Format: 1/1.8 inch
Sensor size: 38.1976mm2 (7.18mm x 5.32mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.97 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3648 x 2736 (10.0 MP, 4:3),
3648 x 2432 (8.9 MP, 3:2),
3584 x 2016 (7.2 MP, 16:9),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1600 x 1200 (1.9 MP, 4:3),
1280 x 960 (1.2 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format: JPEG (EXIF 2.2)
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.8
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30/15)
320x240 (15)
160x120 (15)
Movie File Format: AVI
Composite Video Out: Yes
NTSC/PAL Switchable Video: Yes
Video Usable as Viewfinder:
HD Video Out:
HD Video Connection:
Lens & Optics
Lens Mount: n/a
Lens Thread: n/a
Lens Thread Type: n/a
Kit Lens: Zoom-Nikkor
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 36 - 126 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.50x
Aperture Range: f/2.7 (wide) / f/5.3 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
11.8 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 cm to Infinity
1.6 in to Infinity
Optical Image Stablization: No
Digital Zoom: Yes
Digital Zoom Values: up to 4x
Filter Thread: n/a
Auto Focus
Auto Focus: Yes
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect, includes Face Priority AF
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: Yes
Viewfinder Type: Real-image optical zoom
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: Yes
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 230,000 dots
Touchscreen: No
Articulating Screen: No
Tilt Swivel Screen: No
Selfie Screen: No
Max Playback Zoom: 10.0x
Exposure
Maximum ISO (native):  
Minimum ISO (native):  
ISO Settings: Auto, 64,100,200,400,800,1600,3200
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Preset (Custom), Cloudy, Direct Sunlight, Fluorescent, Incandescent, Shade, Flash
Shutter Speed Range: 8 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: 256-segment Matrix, Center-Weighted, Spot, Spot AF area
Program, Aperture, Shutter, Manual (PASM) Modes: No
Creative Exposure Modes: Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night Portrait, Party/indoor, Beach/Snow, Sunset, Dusk/Dawn, Night Landscape, Close up, Museum, Fireworks show, Copy, Back Light, Panorama Assist
Self Timer: 3 or 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with red-eye reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Anytime flash, Flash cancel, and Slow sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 1 ft. to 26 ft. 3 in./ 0.3 to 8.0m (W), 1 ft. to 13 ft. 1 in./ 0.3 to 4.0m (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: Hot Shoe
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD / SDHC
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: AVI
Connectivity
Built-In Wi-fi: No
Built-In GPS: No
Bluetooth: No
NFC: No
Microphone Jack: No
Headphone Jack: No
External Connections: USB 1.1
PictBridge Compliant: Yes
DPOF Compliant: Yes
Remote Control: No
Remote Control Type:  
Connections (extended): DC input
Performance Timing
Cycle Time RAW Format (secs):  
Buffer Size (Frames, RAW format):  
Cycle Time Max Res JPEG (secs): 3.12
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs) 2.44
Camera penalizes early shutter press? No
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 0.77
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 5
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps):  
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.910
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 0.930
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.058
Shutter Lag (continuous auto): 0.920
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 1.80
Shutdown Time: 2.50
Play -> Record Time: 0.70
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 2.10
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 977
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL5
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable
Batteries Included: 1 x Proprietary EN-EL5 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): Yes
External Charger Included:
Internal Charging Supported:
CIPA Rating Monitor (Live View): 250
CIPA Rating Viewfinder (OVF/EVF):  
Software
Included Software: PictureProject
OS Compatibility: Windows, Mac OS
Miscellaneous
Notes & Features: Special Features: Optical Lens shift VR, In-Camera Red-Eye Fix, Face-priority AF, D-Lighting. ISO 3200 is available only for images of 5 MP (2592 x 1944) or smaller.

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