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Nikon Coolpix 5900


General

Model Name:

Nikon Coolpix 5900 
Model Number: E5900 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $349.95
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2005-03-31
Remote Control: No 
Remote Control Type: n/a 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 5.3 oz (150 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.5 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.
(88 x 60 x 37 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2592x1944, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 640x480, 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 5.10
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8" 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: Yes 
Quality Levels:  
Lens
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: Up to 4x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast Detect TTL (Center, 5-area auto, 99-area manual) 
Auto Focus Assist Light? Yes 
Auto Focus Min Illum: 0.2500
Auto Focus Step:  
Manual Focus:  
Manual Focus Steps:  
Normal Focus Range: 30 cm to Infinity
12.2 in to Infinity
Macro Focus Range: 4 - 10000 cm
1.6 - 4081.6 in
Min Macro Area: 32 x 24 mm
1.3 x 0.9 in
Min Aperture:  
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 and f/4.9 [wide], f/8.2 and f/4.9 [telephoto] 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type:  
Display
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Optical 
Optical VF Accuracy: 74%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 99%
LCD Size (inches): 2.0
LCD Resolution: 115,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Touchscreen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 10.00
Exposure
ISO Settings:  
ISO Rating Max:  
Number of White Balance Settings:  
White Balance Settings: 7 presets 
Manual White Balance:  
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/2000 
Exp Adj Range:  
Exp Adj Step Size:  
Metering Modes: 256 segment matrix (center-weighted, spot, AF spot) 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority:  
Shutter Priority:  
Full Manual Exposure:  
Self Timer:  
Flash
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Anytime Flash, Flash Cancel and Slow sync. 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 4.5
Flash Range Description: 1-14.8 ft./ 0.3-4.5m (W), 1-11.5 ft./ 0.3-3.5m (T) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD/MMC 
Other Memory Types:  
Memory Included (MB): 13.0
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format:  
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 
Included Software: PictureProject 
OS Compatibility:  
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 3.700 seconds
Shutdown Time: 2.400 seconds
Play -> Record: 1.200 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 3.300 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.650 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus:  
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.090 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 1.840 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.820 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 6
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.650
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 30.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res:  
Movie Sec @ Min Res:  
Download speed, KB/second: 745.00
Power
Battery Form Factor: Proprietary EN-EL5 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: Proprietary EN-EL5 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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