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Nikon CoolPix 995

Nikon updates the hugely successful Coolpix 990, adding a pop-up flash and Type II CF support!

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Reference: Datasheet

Review First Posted: 4/25/2001

Digital Camera Data Sheet:
Nikon Coolpix 995


Model Name:

Nikon Coolpix 995 
Model Number: E995 
Camera Format: Swivel 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $899.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2001-06-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Cabled 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material: Metal 
Operating System: Win98, ME, 2000, MacOS 8.6-9.1 
Weight: 13.8 oz (391 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 5.4 x 3.2 x 1.6 in.
(137 x 81 x 41 mm)
Warranty in Months: 12 
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3, 3:2
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 3.10
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type: CMYG 
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio: No 
Quality Levels: 4
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 152 mm
Zoom Ratio: 4.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4x stepless 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: Contrast-detect TTL AF 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
Auto Focus Min Illum:  
Auto Focus Step: 7123
Manual Focus: Yes 
Manual Focus Steps: 50
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: 15 x 12 mm
0.6 x 0.5 in
Min Aperture: f/10.4
Max Aperture: f/2.6
Aperture Range Description: f/2.6 (wide) / 5.1 (tele) - 10.4 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread: 28 mm
Lens Thread Type: Lens Threads 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real-image optical zoom type 
Optical VF Accuracy: 86%
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy: 98%
LCD Size (inches): 1.8
LCD Resolution: 110,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom: 6.00
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400, 800
ISO Rating Max: 800
Number of White Balance Settings: 8
White Balance Settings: Matrix Auto TTL, Fine/Incandescent/Fluorescent/Cloudy/Speedlight w/ fine tuning, preset, bracketing 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time: 60 
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 and AF Spot 
Spot Metering: Yes 
Aperture Priority: Yes 
Shutter Priority: Yes 
Full Manual Exposure: Yes 
Self Timer: 10 or 3
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 4
Flash Modes: Auto, Anytime Flash, Slow Sync, Red-eye Reduction 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 9.8
Flash Range Description: 32 feet / 9.75 meters at ISO100 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: Yes 
Ext Flash Connection: Sync socket for Speedlite SB-28, 28DX, 26, 25, 24, 22 
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1, CompactFlash Type 2 
Other Memory Types: Microdrive 512MB / 1GB 
Memory Included (MB): 16.0
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime MotionJPEG 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: See notes 
OS Compatibility: Win98, ME, 2000, MacOS 8.6-9.1 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 5.500 seconds
Shutdown Time: 1.000 seconds
Play -> Record: 0.710 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 1.170 seconds
Record -> Play (min res): 0.640 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.000 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.680 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.170 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format: 38.600 seconds
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.100 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 1.800 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 2
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.200
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 40.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 40.00
Download speed, KB/second: 497.00
Battery Form Factor: 2CR5/DL245, LiIon EN-EL1 rechargeable 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium Ion 
Batteries Included: LiIon EN-EL1 rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Bundled software is Nikon View Ver. 4 CD-ROM, Canto Cumulus 5.0 Trial, iView Media Pro (Macintosh only), ArcSoft VideoImpression 1.5, PhotoPrinter Pro 2000, PhotoStudio 2000, Panorama Maker 2000, Genuine Fractals 2.0 LE. Includes Lens cap, Neck strap, Video cable, 16MB Lexar USB Enabled CompactFlash Card, USB Cable, Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL1, Battery Charger MH-51. Lens has 10 glass elements in 8 groups. 5 area multi or spot autofocus with continuous or single focus. Diopter adjustment -2 to +1dp. LCD display has brightness and 11 step hue adjustment. 512MB / 1GB Microdrive works however Nikon specs state 'Microdrive is NOT compatible'. Has Best Shot Selector function. Variable sharpening, contrast, saturation. Noise reduction mode. Multi-shot (16 512x384 pixel images on one frame). Burst mode is 30fps for 70 frames at 320x240 pixels. Shutter speeds above 8 seconds in bulb mode only. 3 or 5 frame exposure bracketing, white balance bracketing. 
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Test Shots URL: Test Shots
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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