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Nikon Coolpix 3100 Series Specifications

Nikon Coolpix 3100

Nikon Coolpix 3100

Part Number: 25509 (Reviewed) Released: April 1, 2003

General

  • Depth
    1.5 in
  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 Megapixel
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Total Pixels
    3400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • System
    TTL contrast detection
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Point-and-shoot highlights
    Video capture ability adds convenience for the user.
  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

Exposure & White Balance

  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200, ISO 50
  • Exposure Metering
    matrix
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    256
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight, beach/snow, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset & moon, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, halo
  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, incandescent, speedlight
  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step

Camera Flash

  • Type
    built-in flash
  • Effective Flash Range
    1.3 ft - 10 ft
  • Red Eye Reduction
    Yes

Display

  • Display Format
    110,000 pixels
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in

Lens System

  • Lens Construction
    5 groups / 6 elements
  • Optical Zoom
    3 x
  • Lens Aperture
    f/2.8-4.9
  • Min Focal Length
    5.8 mm
  • Max Focal Length
    17.4 mm
  • Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera
    38 m
  • Min Focus Distance
    11.8 in
  • Macro Focus Range
    1.6 in - 12 in
  • Focus Adjustment
    automatic
  • Zoom Adjustment
    motorized drive
  • Group Qty
    5
  • Element Qty
    6

Memory / Storage

  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash
  • Included Memory Card
    16 MB CompactFlash
  • Image Storage
    Fine JPEG 2048 x 1536: 10 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 2048 x 1536: 19 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1600 x 1200: 31 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 1024 x 768: 69 - with 16MB card
    Normal JPEG 640 x 480: 144 - with 16MB card
  • Video Capture
    QuickTime - 640 x 480 - 15 fps - 20 sec - max clip duration
    QuickTime - 320 x 240 - 15 fps - 40 sec - max clip duration

Viewfinder

  • Viewfinder Type
    real-image zoom
  • Viewfinder Color Support
    Color
  • Viewfinder Type
    Optical - real-image zoom

Additional Features

  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    date/time stamp

Connections

  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card

Shutter

  • Max Shutter Speed
    1/3000 sec
  • Min Shutter Speed
    4 sec

Software

  • Type
    Drivers & Utilities, Nikon View 6

Battery

  • Required Qty
    1
  • Technology
    lithium
  • Battery Type
    CR-V3
  • Details
    1 x CR-V3 lithium battery (included)

Header

  • Brand
    Nikon
  • Product Line
    Nikon Coolpix
  • Model
    3100
  • Packaged Quantity
    1

Video Input

  • Type
    digital camera
  • Digital Camera Type
    compact
  • Light Sensitivity
    ISO 200, ISO 50
  • ISO (Max)
    200
  • Digital Zoom
    4 x
  • Digital Video Format
    QuickTime
  • Image Recording Format
    JPEG
  • Interfaces Provided
    composite video/audio
  • Special Effects
    Black & White, Sepia, halo
  • Flash Terminal
    None
  • Features
    date/time stamp

Exposure Parameters

  • Exposure Metering
    matrix
  • Exposure Metering Zones
    256
  • Exposure Compensation
    ±2 EV range, in 1/3 EV steps
  • Exposure Modes
    automatic, manual, program
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing
    3 steps in 1/3 EV step
  • Shooting Programs
    backlight, beach/snow, party/indoor, portrait mode, sports mode, sunset & moon, close-up, copy, dawn/dusk, fireworks, landscape, museum, night landscape, night portrait

White Balance

  • White Balance
    automatic, custom, presets
  • White Balance Presets
    cloudy, daylight, fluorescent, incandescent, speedlight

Auto Focus

  • System
    TTL contrast detection

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    3.5 in
  • Height
    2.6 in
  • Weight
    4.8 oz

Optical Sensor

  • Sensor Resolution
    3.2 pixels
  • Optical Sensor Type
    CCD
  • Optical Sensor Size
    1/2.7"
  • Optical Sensor Size (metric)
    9.4 mm (1/2.7")
  • Total Pixels
    3400000 pixels
  • Effective Sensor Resolution
    3200000 pixels

Camera Display

  • Type
    LCD display
  • Display Form Factor
    built-in
  • Diagonal Size
    1.5 in
  • Diagonal Size (metric)
    3.8 cm
  • Display Format
    110,000 pixels
  • Features
    display brightness control

Camera Memory

  • Memory Card Form Factor
    CompactFlash Card
  • Included Memory Card Capacity
    16 MB
  • Memory Card Slot
    CompactFlash Card
  • Supported Memory Cards
    CompactFlash

Optical Viewfinder

  • Type
    real-image zoom

General

  • Manufacturer
    Nikon Inc.

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Nikon Coolpix 3100

Part Number: 25509 Released: Apr 1, 2003
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