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Nikon Coolpix 8400 digital camera
Coolpix 8400
at a glance
3264 x 2448
3.5x optical zoom
1.8" lcd viewer
compact flash I / II
li ion accu
Nikon Coolpix 8400 review summary
camera date Sep 04  out of production
pixels / class 8.3M  SLR-like digital camera
overall rating good overall camera rating  7 reviews
image quality good image quality rating  
ease of use average it its class usability rating  
camera body good camera body rating  
digital features good digital features rating  
photogr. ctrls good photographic controls rating  
user profile user profile: digital photography enthusiast
comments  
Nikon Coolpix 8400 specifications
lens / zoom  24mm - 85mm (3.5x) (dig: 4x)
focus / macro  auto | manual / 50 cm / 3 cm
metering mode  matrix, center weighted, spot
aperture  auto | manual / F2.6 (W) / F4.9 (T) - F7.9
white balance  auto | manual - 6 presets
shutter  auto | manual / 8s  - 1/3000s, B
exposure  +/- 2EV in 1/3EV steps
flash / mode  internal - 6 modes / 0.5m - 6m / hotshoe
viewfinder  ttl electronic
iso ratings  50 / 100 / 200 / 400
image size  3264x2448 / 3264x2176 / 2592x1944 / 2048x1536 / 1600x1200 / 1280x960 / 1024x768 / 640x480
image format  raw / jpeg (exif 2.2)
image compr.  high / extra / fine / normal / basis
lag/cycle times  
remote control  self timer 3s / 10s
video options  Qt m-jpeg  640x480 / 320x240 (15fps|30fps)
audio options  available
connectivity  usb 2.0 / video (NTSC/PAL)
storage  compact flash I / II
platform  Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP, Mac OS 9.0-9.2, X
extra features  histogram display
PictBridge compatible
Nikon Coolpix 8400 links
Reviews for novices and shutterbugs
24May05 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by PhotographyBLOG
16Mar05 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by Megapixel.net
11Dec04 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by Steves-digicams
Reviews for shutterbugs and professionals
16Mar05 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by dcresource
04Jan05 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by Dpreview
14Dec04 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by Imaging-resource
Introductions, previews and other reviews
15Jan05 Nikon Coolpix 8400 review by PHOTOgraphic
News, guides, hints & tips
21Jun05 Nikon Coolpix 8400 firmware update
19Sep04 Nikon press summary
Forum discussions
dpreview.com Nikon SLR Talk Forum
robgalbraith.com nikon SLR forum
dpreview.com Nikon Talk Forum
Forums at the Nikonians
imaging-resource.com  Nikon Forum
steves-digicams.com Nikon Forum
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Nikon Coolpix 8400 announcement clippings


With a range of 24-85mm (35mm equivalent), the COOLPIX 8400 offers exceptional wide-angle zoom capability, allowing you to capture a wide range of subjects from landscapes to portraits. The COOLPIX 8400 allows macro shooting from as close as 3cm (1.2 inches), enabling the user to fill the screen with small objects with incredible detail. Packing an impressive 8.0 megapixels, the COOLPIX 8400 has the ability to produce images with amazingly high resolution.

Furthermore, printing can be carried out without the need for a PC as the COOLPIX 8400 offers the direct print convenience of PictBridge. The COOLPIX 8400 is also a ?system? camera, offering a variety of optional lens converters and other accessories. Fast autofocus makes it easy to capture unexpected moments and the lightweight, high-strength magnesium body enables easy handling in all situations.

The addition of a 134,000-dot Vari-Angle TFT LCD monitor makes it easy to compose shots from above the head, from the waist or other imaginative angles. The camera is both easy to hold and visually attractive due to its Nikon D-SLR-consistent design which has been adopted from one created by famed industrial designer Giorgetto Giugiaro exclusively for Nikon.


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