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10.0 Megapixels for stunning prints as large as 16 x 20 inches. Plenty of sharp resolution to capture the finest details, crop creatively and produce incredible enlargements.

New EXPEED image processor ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness. Nikon's comprehensive digital imaging processing concept incorporates know-how and technologies accumulated throughout our long history of photographic and digital imaging development. EXPEED is custom-tuned for COOLPIX and applies optimized technologies to render natural-looking pictures of incredible quality and quick response so you will not miss that special moment.

4-Way VR Image Stabilization:

  • Nikon's Optical VR Image Stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake by moving the image sensor. This produces clearer, sharper results in lower lighting or unsteady conditions.
  • Motion Detection automatically detects moving subjects and adjusts the shutter speed and the ISO setting to compensate for camera shake and subject movement.
  • High ISO 3200 capability gives you sharper results when shooting in low light or capturing fast-moving subjects. This creates new opportunities to take sharper, more natural-looking photos in lower light conditions. ISO 3200 is available at 3MP or lower resolution.
  • Nikon's original Best Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to 10 shots while the shutter is pressed and then saves the sharpest image.

Nikon's Smart Portrait System:

  • In-Camera Red-Eye Fix™ automatically fixes most instances of red-eye in the camera. You may never see red-eye again.
  • Face-Priority AF is Nikon's face-finding technology that automatically focuses on up to 12 faces in a group portrait.
  • Smile Mode automatically releases the shutter when your subject smiles. The camera will detect the subject's smile and automatically fire the shutter.
  • Blink Warning displays a warning message should the camera detect your subject has blinked.

Incredible 15x Optical Wide-Angle (28-420mm) Zoom-NIKKOR Glass Lens - quality optics provide exceptional images throughout the zoom range. The lens is built on a proud heritage of producing precision camera optics that deliver superb color and razor-sharp results. This amazing lens offers unbeatable compositional freedom with its wide-angle (28mm) to super telephoto coverage (420mm). Sweeping landscapes can be captured as well as those zoomed-in close-ups of the action on the baseball or soccer field!

Huge, Bright 3.0-inch High-Resolution LCD makes it easy to compose and share your pictures. In addition, the high-contrast and anti-reflection coating on the screen assist in clear viewing, even in direct sunlight.

New Sports Continuous Scene Mode for shooting at up to 13 fps, up to 30 frames, when you set the resolution to 3MP or lower. These high-speed capture settings help you stay ahead of the action. Whether it is a swift golf or baseball swing, or the fast action on the soccer field, at 13 fps you will capture that action.

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Blurry, yellowed Photos I have been a solid Nikon fan for almost 3 decades. I have had many of your great brand names and was a huge fan of the coolpix series cameras. Sadly I purchased this L100 from an authorised dealer and find it constantly takes blurry photographs. The low light (indoor) photos are generally yellowed and no setting seems to correct this. I have serious brand loyalty to Nikon and will continue to purchase their products, even though this particular one was a let-down. PRO: Great battery life with Lithium batteries Compact 67mm filter lens compatible Lightweight Professional Looking CONS: Poor grainy indoor photos consistently blurry photos in all settings January 5, 2011
Yellow Pictures I absolutely hated this. It takes yellow-tinted pictures, and I've tried almost every lighting. There's no difference between any of the settings, and the video is sketchy. It was pretty cheap, but I was so disappointed. I wish I had gotten a olympic pen camera. August 18, 2010
This camera is a big disappointment. This camera was given to me as a gift. I have truly hurt my husbands feelings, he asked the salesperson what camera to buy and this is what i got, only had 10 days to take it back. so i am stuck with it. i emailed pictures to nikon and basically they told me i didn't know how to take photos, anyway everytime i go to use 4 AA batteries are dead. pictures have a fake look to them. going to go buy new camera for vacation. what a waste of money, and is also extremely heavy July 25, 2010
DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY! The L100 worked great the first two months. i added 8GB Sandisk memory and that is when the trouble started. After the first format with the added memory, the L100 wouuld not recognize the added memory. I paid the shippiing to have the camera repaired and it was returned with no changes. I will not waste any more time or money on this trash. July 23, 2010
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The L100 booklet says use alkaline AA or FR6/L91- AA Lithium Batteries and "Do not use rechargable batteries". The product accessories tab on the L100 page advertises the EN-MH2-B4/MH-73 Kit (4 Rechargeable Batteries + Charger). So, can rechargables be used with the L100 or not?
 
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I'm pretty sure when they say "No rechargeable batteries," they're referring to the Lithium-Ion power pack rechargeable batteries that are used in a lot of pocket cameras now, because they aren't compatible with this camera.

Ex: http://www.nikonusa.com/Nikon-Products/Product/Batteries/25277/EN-EL4-Rechargeable-Li-ion-Battery.html

The rechargeable batteries they show on the accessories page are standard voltage AA batteries, which is what this takes. Hope this helped. :)
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I use rechargale batteries ,which last a long time,the trouble is once there down and recharged you need 2 standard batteries for the camera turn on.then replace the .2 with the rechargables.anoying but works.
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Favorite Subject: Nature
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Yes, you can use rechargable batteries but you need to update the camera with the latest firmware version Coolpix L100 1.1 firmware update.

Answer Title: Coolpix L100 1.1 firmware update
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Why does the "Out of memory" message show on the screen?

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We have more than enough memory left on our memory card and we get this message. We have even deleted hundreds of photos off the card and tried to take more pictures and within a half a dozen pictures taken, it shows again "out of memory". HELP?!?!?!?!?
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It shows this because the camera's memory card is out of memory. Also meaning you need to delete pictures or get another memory card.
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There may be something with the memmory card, not the camera. That's the only help I can offer, sorry. Try getting a really cheap SD card just to test it, or borrow 1 for a minute, just long enough to see if it's the card or the camera. The lock option on the SD card might have something to do with it, I'm not sure, maybe you could try that too
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Try formatting the card not just deleting images off it.
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Coolpix L100 keeps saying battery exhausted after putting in new batteries

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i do have the same problem. i have google how to fix it without paying lots of money and i came to the conclusion that it is a default in this series and most people tend to fix this problem by leaving the batteries out of the camera for about a week and then trying again and usually it works so, i am also crossing my fingers to see how it goes.
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In order to better assist you, please click on the link below:
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L100 :how it can be used as a webcam

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It cannot be used as a webcam
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The COOLPIX L100 can not be used as a webcam.
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My Coolpix L100 is not being recognized as a device by any of my computers

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I have HP desktop & Lenovo laptop both running WinXP. I've installed & reinstalled Nikon Transfer software, but the camera just seems to not be recognized as a device by the computers.
Is it possible the USB cable from camera to computer is bad? I have two and same result - camera is not recognized by computer so I can't download pics to computer.
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I have 2 different cameras 1 is a Nikon and the other is a Fujifilm. My pc is running off of XP home sp2. I have noticed that it takes a long time for either camera to be recognised by the pc. I believe it something in the XP software because, at work our pc's are running off of Windows 7 and I have no problems loading or even previewing them from the camera.
The jist of this is if you are using Window's XP(2000), be patient, could take as long as 5 - 10 min. before it gives you an upload prompt. Also I have to reboot evertime with XP when I want to upload new pictures.
Hope this helps!
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Try a different USB cable. Also, remove the memory card and use the internal memory from the camera to take a few pictures and transferred them to the computer.
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My L100 view/focus screen is damaged. Images cannot be seen. Can this be repaired/replaced?

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For Nikon Service information, please see:

Title: How do I get my Nikon product serviced?
URL: http://support.nikontech.com/cgi-bi...

There is no need to call in advance for any approval or authorization; simply send the product in for evaluation with no accessories, unless part of the issue, and a photocopy of the receipt. Once logged in, service will send you a confirmation.

Sorry for the problems you have had with your Nikon product; Nikon Service strives to evaluate and repair all items as quickly as possible.
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does this camera have a detachable lens

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No, this camera model was not designed to be use with interchangeable lenses.
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My L100 zoom goes all the way tight or all the way wide. Can't stop it. What do I do?

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If your lens keeps going in and out, please click on the link below for more information:

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If no operations are performed for about 30 seconds (default setting) the monitor turns off and the camera enters standby mode. After a further three minutes, the Auto off function will turn the camera off automatically. Press MENU > SETUP > AUTO OFF to set time before camera enters standby mode.
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whats the best setting for taking action shots of sporting events

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You can choose the Sport Scene mode (that will freeze the motion for dynamic sports shots) on the camera.
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