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Nikon Coolpix 4300


Model Name:

Nikon Coolpix 4300 
Model Number: Coolpix 4300 
Camera Format: Compact 
Currently Manufactured: No 
Retail Price: $499.00
Street Price:  
Price Update Date: 2007-02-07
Date Available: 2002-09-30
Remote Control: Yes 
Remote Control Type: Cabled 
Tripod Mount: Yes 
Tripod Mount Material:  
Operating System: Windows, MacOS 
Weight: 7.9 oz (225 g)
Weight With Batteries?  
Size: 3.7 x 2.7 x 2.0 in.
(95 x 69 x 52 mm)
Warranty in Months:  
Waterproof: No
Image Capture
Image Resolution: 2272x1704, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768
Movie Resolution: 320x240
Aspect Ratio: 4:3
CCD Sensor (Megapixels): 4.00
CCD Size (inches): 1/1.8 inch 
CCD Filter Type:  
CCD Manufacturer:  
Focal Length Multiplier:  
Movie Audio:  
Quality Levels: 4
Focal Length (35mm equivalent): 38 - 114 mm
Zoom Ratio: 3.00x
Digital Zoom: Yes 
Digital Zoom Values: 4.0x 
Auto Focus: Yes 
Auto Focus Type: 5-Area Contrast Detect TTL 
Auto Focus Assist Light? No 
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: 4 - 10000 cm
1.6 - 4081.6 in
Min Macro Area:  
Min Aperture: f/7.6
Max Aperture: f/2.8
Aperture Range Description: f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) - f/7.6 
Aperture Step Size:  
Lens Thread:  
Lens Thread Type: Body Threads w/ adapter 
Optical Viewfinder: Yes 
Optical VF Type: Real Image Optical Zoom w/ LED 
Optical VF Accuracy:  
LCD Viewfinder: Yes 
LCD VF Accuracy:  
LCD Size (inches): 1.5
LCD Resolution: 110,000 dots
OLED Screen:  
Max Playback Zoom:  
ISO Settings: 100, 200, 400
ISO Rating Max: 400
Number of White Balance Settings: 8
White Balance Settings: Auto, 5-mode manual w/ fine tuning, hold, bracketing 
Manual White Balance: Yes 
Longest Shutter Time:
Shortest Shutter Time: 1/1000 
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: 10 or 3
Internal Flash: Yes 
No of Flash Modes: 5
Flash Modes: Auto, Off, Red-Eye Reduction, On, Slow Sync 
Flash Guide Number (Meters):  
Flash Range Default ISO (meters): 3.7
Flash Range Description: 0.4 to 3.7 m, 1.3 to 12.1 ft. (wide); 0.4 to 2.3 m, 1.3 to 7.5 ft. (tele) 
No of Flash "Pops":  
Ext Flash: No 
Ext Flash Connection: n/a
Image Storage
Usable Memory Types: CompactFlash Type 1 
Other Memory Types: None 
Memory Included (MB):  
Uncompressed Format: TIFF 
CCD Raw Format: No 
Compressed Format: JPEG 
Movie File Format: QuickTime 
Video Out: Yes 
Video Mode Switchable: Yes 
Video Usable as Viewfinder:  
External Connections: Serial, USB 1.1
Other Connection: DC In 
Included Software: NikonView 5 
OS Compatibility: Windows, MacOS 
Performance Timing
Startup Time: 4.810 seconds
Shutdown Time: 2.810 seconds
Play -> Record: 1.180 seconds
Record -> Play (max res): 2.280 seconds
Record -> Play (min res):  
Shutter Lag (auto focus) WIDE: 1.040 seconds
Shutter Lag (auto focus) TELE:  
Shutter Lag, Man. Focus: 0.630 seconds
Shutter Lag, Prefocus: 0.150 seconds
Cycle Time Uncompressed Format:  
Cycle Time Max Res: 2.660 seconds
Cycle Time Min Res: 2.370 seconds
Buffer Frames, Max Res: 5
Continuous Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 1.140
Movie Mode Rate (Frames/Sec): 15.00
Movie Sec @ Max Res: 40.00
Movie Sec @ Min Res: 40.00
Download speed, KB/second:  
Battery Form Factor: 2CR5/DL245, EN-EL1 
Usable Battery Types: Lithium disposable, Lithium Ion rechargeable 
Batteries Included: EN-EL1 Lithium Ion rechargeable
Battery Charger Included: Yes 
More Information
Notes & Features: Zoom lens is Nikkor-branded. Minimum focus distance of 30cm/1ft (normal) and 4cm/1.6in (macro) is at wide angle; telephoto figures are 60cm/2ft (normal) and 30cm/1ft (macro). Has two possible aperture settings in manual mode, f/2.8 (wide) / f/4.9 (tele) or f/7.6. Offers four 'email' picture sizes via resizing at upload time: 640 x 480, 320 x 240, 160 x 120 or 96 x 72 pixels. 'Scene' modes are: Portrait, Party/Indoor, Night Portrait, Beach/Snow, Landscape, Sunset, Night Landscape, Museum, Fireworks Show, Close Up, Copy and Back Light. Shutter speeds of 8 to 60 seconds in manual mode only. Has focus confirmation in manual focus mode. Best Shot Selector (BSS) function takes up to 10 images whilst shutter button held down, then selects the highest contrast image (hence, the sharpest) and discards the rest. White balance bracketing takes a series of images with different white balance settings. Auto Exposure Bracketing takes a series of images with different exposure. Sharpening level is user-adjustable in Custom mode. 'Quick Review' button shows images during shooting, and allows deletion. 'Transfer' button allows one-touch uploading of images. Has noise reduction capability for long exposures. Burst mode of 30fps for 70 frames is at QVGA (320x240 pixel) only. Multi-shot mode captures 16 thumbnail images in one larger image. USB Mass Storage Class compliant for driverless connectivity with Windows 2000 and Me, or MacOS 8.6+. Complies with Epson PRINT Image Matching technology for improved color reproduction with compatible printers/software. Battery life rated at 90 minutes with EN-EL1 rechargeable battery, 100 minutes with 2CR5 disposable. 
Review URL: Review
Test Shots URL: Test Shots
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Device Forum URL: Forum
Manufacturer URL: Mfr. Website

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