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Model Name: Nikon Coolpix L5 
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Manufacturer URL: Manufacturer website
Predecessor:  
Successor:  
General
Model Number: L5
Camera Format: Compact
Currently Manufactured: No
Retail Price: $299.95
Street Price: $119.99
Date Available: 2006-09-30
Tripod Mount: Yes
Weight: 6.0 oz (170 g)
includes batteries
Size: 3.8 x 2.4 x 1.8 in.
(97 x 61 x 45 mm)
Waterproof: No
Waterproof Depth: n/a
Image Sensor
Sensor Type: CCD
Sensor Manufacturer:  
Effective Megapixels: 7.1
Sensor Format: 1/2.5 inch
Sensor size: 24.7104mm2 (5.76mm x 4.29mm)
Approximate Pixel Pitch: 1.88 microns
Focal Length Multiplier: n/a
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
Color Filter Type:  
Self-Cleaning: No
Built-in image stabilization: No
On-Sensor Phase Detect: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 3072 x 2304 (7.1 MP, 4:3),
2592 x 1944 (5.0 MP, 4:3),
2048 x 1536 (3.1 MP, 4:3),
1024 x 768 (0.8 MP, 4:3),
640 x 480 (0.3 MP, 4:3)
Image File Format:
Continuous-mode frames/second: 0.7
Video Capture
Can take movies: Yes
Movie Resolution: 640x480 (30.00)
320x240 (30.00)
160x120
Movie File Format: QuickTime
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): 38 - 190 mm
Zoom Ratio: 5.00x
Aperture Range: f/2.9 (wide) / f/5.0 (tele) - ???
Normal Focus Range: 50 cm to Infinity
19.7 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: Includes Face Priority mode
Auto Focus Assist Light? No
Manual Focus: No
Viewfinder
Viewfinder: No
Viewfinder Type:  
Focus Peaking: No
EVF Resolution In Pixels:  
EVF Resolution In Dots:  
Display
Eye-level Viewfinder: No
Rear Display: Yes
Rear Display Size (inches): 2.5
Rear Display Resolution: 115,000 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: 80-400
Auto ISO Mode: No
White Balance Settings: Auto, Direct sunlight, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Cloudy, Shade, Flash, Preset
Shutter Speed Range: 4 - 1/2000
Bulb Mode: No
Exposure Compensation: +/- 2.0EV in 0.3EV steps
Metering Modes: Matrix, Center-Weighted
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: 10 seconds
Time Lapse (intervalometer):  
Flash
Built-in Flash: Yes
Flash Modes: Auto, Auto with Red-eye Reduction (In-Camera Red-Eye Fix), Off, Fill flash, Slow sync
Flash Guide Number: n/a
Flash Range Description: 0.5 - 5.5m/ 1 ft. 8 in. -18.0 ft. (W), 0.6-4m / 1 ft. 9.6 in. - 13.1 ft. (T)
Max Flash Sync:  
Flash Exposure Compensation:  
External Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: SD
Dual Card Slots: No
Uncompressed Format:  
CCD Raw Format: No
Movie File Format: QuickTime
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): 2.96
Buffer Size (Frames, Max Res JPEG): Unlimited
Cycle Time Min Res (secs)  
Camera penalizes early shutter press? Yes
Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 0.68
Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): Unlimited
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode Rate (fps): 5.000
Multi-Burst Continuous Mode, Buffer Depth (Frames, Max Res): 16.00
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 0.988
Shutter Lag (manual focus):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE: 1.180
Shutter Lag with Flash:  
Shutter Lag (prefocus): 0.151
Shutter Lag (continuous auto):  
Shutter Lag (notes):  
Startup Time: 3.40
Shutdown Time: 3.00
Play -> Record Time: 1.00
Record -> Play Max Res Time: 4.50
Record -> Play Min Res Time:  
Download Speed (KB/sec): 795
Power
Battery Form Factor: 2 x AA
Usable Battery Types: Alkaline disposable, NiMH rechargeable
Batteries Included: 2 x AA alkaline disposable
Battery Charger Included (external or internal): No
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: Nikon Vibration Reduction technology.

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