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All weather camera, goes everywhere, easy to use My AW-100 has been in the back pocket of my cycling jersey for hundreds of bicycle rides over thousands of miles. It's the camera that is there when I want it. Easy to use, takes a good picture or 1080p movie on a moments notice. November 4, 2013
Rugged enough for my work. Haven't utilized camera yet, but it appears to have the features I need. October 3, 2013
Excellent for the Outdoors person I love this camera! It is great for hiking, kayaking and camping. Takes great outdoor shots and HD is excellent. This camera in NOT recommend for indoor shots, it has a very bright flash. Which is better near the campfire. But for the avid outdoor trekker, it a great companion to capture those events with great pics and HD video. August 20, 2013
Easy to take wonderful pictures We just returned from a 6 week National Park tour of Southwest America. I took over 600 pictures and was very happy with the quality and ease of use. It works well in all lights and distances. It is easy to carry while hiking and fits well in a small pocket on the motorcycle. My friends were amazed with the beautiful pictures. June 25, 2013
great camera! but very rarely it does fog up. 5 stars!(: this is the most epic camera i have ever owned! it is full hd and is super cool because if you go to the options for what type of camera taking option you want, (most users don't know this!) you can put in this slo-mo thing! it is so cool and i can't wait to use it this summer! April 9, 2013
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Can the Action Control on the AW100 be turned off?

Jun 8, 2012 by
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I bought the AW100 to replace my Olympus waterproof, but returned it when I found that the Action Control was always active in Playback mode. So, if you hand the camera to someone else to look at a picture, and move it a little too much, the picture changes to a different one. Very annoying and unnecessary.

Can the Action Control be turned off entirely, or at least for the Playback mode?
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I havent been able to find a way to turn off the action control feature either, but, I have set it to the lowest possible setting and it seems to subdue it enough to stop it from working unless you overly magnify the 'shake' used to make it work. . I set mine to 1 and it is almost impossible for it to flip through the photos unless I use a very exagerated motion. Don't be too hard on the little guy, it is still a very sweet camera. Maybe they can fix this in a firmware update and add an 'off' button for the feature.
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I stopped at Best Buy today, and tested the camera to see if the Action Control could be turned off. I could not turn it off, despite your saying it can be done. No matter what I tried, I still got an unintentional and annoying slide show when moving the camera in Playback mode.

I'm interested in buying the camera again. Perhaps you can try turning off the Action Control on an actual camera and let me know? Or, give me (and others who have the same issue) very specific instructions to over-ride the "feature".
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Yes and there is also a menu to set the type of camera response when you are in action mode.
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JoeR, please clarify. Are you saying that you can use the button on the left side of the camera to completely turn off Action Control, and when the camera is moved during Playback mode there will no longer be an unintentional slide show?
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Yes, there is a action control button on the side of the camera
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Why no camouflage option in the US? It would sell well based on the color alone! Will you please make it happen?

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I purchased a cammo Coolpix AW100 from Walmart (online) recenlty.
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amazon has it
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agree camoufflage would be great
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Unfortunately not all colors are available in every region. You interest will be pass to the marketing department.
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does the camera have a flashlight on it?

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does the nikon AW100 have a flashlight built in?
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Yes it has a movie light.

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a flashlight to make recordings, video ...
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Yes it has a built in flash.
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It has a built in flash.
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When will the Nikon COOLPIX All Weather Sport Case be available for purchase?

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Comes with camera at Costco
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ebay.com
they are around 40-50 bucks
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Currently is not available at the Nikon store. You may want to check with local dealers in your area or online.
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How do I export the gps data that I've logged on my AW100 for use in Google Earth?

Nov 15, 2011 by
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I've seen this mentioned in many reviews of the AW100, but was unable to find any information in the owners manual. Thanks in advance!
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recently answered this question in a previous post. In order to transfer the info to google earth and view it, that is a function built into the ViewNX software. However. If you want to post the route to Map My Ride or some other site, you can’t' do it in its native format.

What you can do is locate the .LOG file on the camera NCFL folder. It will be listed by date# Then download that file to your computer. Go to a website called GPS visualizer.om and convert the file to a .GPX file. Now you can take that and upload it to other websites for tracking and mapping. You can also see elevation and time and distance.

I use another site called everytrail.com and I can also post videos and photos along the time line and then share that on facebook.

Hopefully If I answer this question enough times, NIKON will get the message and incorporate this function into the next version of ViewNX. Unless you have your PC handy, it seems silly to only be able to view and log the stuff in the Nikon app.
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Wind Image software will allow you to take your geotagged images and create web maps using Google Earth.
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Position information recorded on a picture can be checked on a map with ViewNX2 after transferring the image to a computer.
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Can I imprint the date AND time on the photos with the AW100?

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I just wanted to update my answer. it is actually in the set up menu under print date, then, date/date and tme/off.
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Yes, it is an option in the menu under date and time. You can switch it on and off.
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In certain modes.
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how many frames per second wil this camera shoot?

May 7, 2012 by
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like the other people said, it will take up to 7.1 fps (picture mode), and up to 240 fps in video mode. The higher the fps the lower the quality of the video.
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Per the users manual page 36: http://www.nikonusa.com/pdf/manuals/kie88335f7869dfuejdl=-cww2/AW100EN.pdf

In Continuous H mode: While the shutter-release button is pressed all the way, images are
captured continuously at a rate of about 7.1 frames per second
(when the image mode is Q 4608×3456). Shooting ends when
the shutter-release button is released, or three pictures have been
taken continuously.

Did you have trouble finding this information online or just didn't bother to do a little search?

Hope this helps!

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Bogotá, Bogota, Colombia
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Max is 7 fps
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Can I just put my camera in the water.

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Before using the AW100 under water please review "Notes on using the camera underwater" on pages xiii and xiv in the Introduction section of the AW100 manual. Also check out "Caring for the Products" on page 2 of the Technical Notes and Index section of the manual. Finally, please download and read the "AW100 Important Notice" PDF from the following page on NikonUSA.com: http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans...

The AW100 User's Manual can be downloaded from this address:
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/ans...
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If you feel the need to then yes you can up to depths of 33 feet
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waterproof to 33 feet.
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How to change video format

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When I upload the videos to my computer they only play in QuickTime and I really don't like QuickTime so I was wondering how to change them to play in windows picture viewer.
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I posted the question and quicktime is not the default. The videos just wont play in any other format I have tried a few different ones and I finally downloaded quicktime and they played. My other camera works in windows media player and I can also view them on my Wii but with this camera they don't work on the Wii. Just wondering if its a software thing on the camera and if I can switch it.
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Sorry cutoff, you have to go into add/remove programs and click on set program access and defaults and change the default player to windows instead if QuickTime.
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Sounds like QuickTime is the default player, change it to windows picture viewer you have to go into
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Sorry, no.
The camera may know it's location, but it doesn't broadcast it to the internet or anywhere else.
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The GPS information becomes part of the information records in every picture (EXIF data) along with aperture, etc. The benefit is that some software will allow you to see a map of the world showing where you took every shot.
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No.
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