COOLPIX P510

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Overview

Phenomenal zooming power
The COOLPIX P510 features a precision 42x optical zoom NIKKOR ED glass lens, which covers a 24mm wide-angle and 1000mm super-telephoto* focal range. It allows you to capture the finest details with high-speed continuous shooting at 7fps.
*35mm format equivalent

Tech Specs

Product nameCOOLPIX P510
TypeCompact digital camera
Effective pixels16.1 million
Image sensor1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
Lens42x optical zoom, NIKKOR lens
Focal length4.3-180mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24-1000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
f/-numberf/3-5.9
Construction14 elements in 10 groups (4 ED lens elements)
Digital zoomUp to 2x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2000 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reductionLens shift
Autofocus (AF)Contrast-detect AF
Focus range (from lens)[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinityMacro close-up mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (at a wide-angle zoom position beyond the triangle mark) to infinity
Focus-area selectionFace priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
ViewfinderElectronic viewfinder, 0.5-cm (0.2-in.) approx. 201k-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment function (-4 to +4 m-1)
Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Monitor7.5-cm (3-in.), approx. 921k-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD monitor with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment, tiltable approx. 82° downward, approx. 90° upward
Frame coverage (shooting mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (playback mode)Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
MediaInternal memory (approx. 90 MB), SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card
File systemDCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and MPF compliant
File formatsStill pictures: JPEG 3D pictures: MPO Sound files (voice memo): WAV Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Image size (pixels)16 M 4608x3456 8 M 3264x2448 4 M 2272x1704 2 M 1600x1200 VGA 640x480 16:9 12M 4608x2592 16:9 2M 1920x1080 3:2 4608x3072 1:1 3456x3456
Shooting ModesAuto, Scene (Scene auto selector, Close-up, Portrait, Food, Sports, Museum, Night portrait, Fireworks show, Party/indoor, Black and white copy, Beach, Panorama, Snow, Pet portrait, Sunset, 3D photography, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Landscape, Backlighting), Special effects, P, S, A, M, User settings
Continuous ShootingSingle (default setting), Continuous H (Pictures are continuously shot at about 7 fps), Continuous L (Up to about 30 frames at about 1 fps), Pre-shooting cache (Up to 20 frames at up to 15 fps), Continuous H: 120 fps (60 frames at about 1/125 s or faster), Continuous H: 60 fps (60 frames at about 1/60 s or faster), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16, Intvl timer shooting
MovieHD 1080p(fine) (default setting): 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 1080p: 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 720p: 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540: 960 x 540/approx. 30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps, HS 120 fps: 640 x 480/approx. 120 fps, HS 60 fps: 1280 x 720/approx. 60 fps, HS 15 fps: 1920 x 1080/approx. 15 fps
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400) Auto (auto gain from ISO 100 to 1600) Fixed range auto (ISO 100 to 400, 100 to 800) Hi 2 (equivalent to 12800) (High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
Metering224-segment matrix, center-weighted, spot
Exposure controlProgrammed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, motion detection, exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
ShutterMechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
SpeedAuto mode, scene mode, special effects mode 1/4000* to 1 s 1/4000* to 2 s (Tripod in Night landscape scene mode) 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode) P, S, A, and M modes 1/4000* to 8 s (when ISO sensitivity is set to 100 in M mode: including when set to Auto or Fixed range auto) 1/4000* to 4 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 100, 200, or 400 in P, S, or A mode, and when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200 or 400 in M mode) 1/4000* to 2 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 800) 1/4000* to 1 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 1600, and when set to Auto or Fixed range auto in P, S, or A mode) 1/4000* to 1/2 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 3200 or Hi 1) 1/4000 to 1/125 s (Continuous H: 120 fps) 1/4000 to 1/60 s (Continuous H: 60 fps) * The aperture value is f/8.3.
ApertureElectronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm
Range10 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)
Self-timerCan be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)[W]: 0.5 to 8.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 26 ft) [T]: 1.5 to 4.5 m (5 ft to 14 ft)
Flash controlTTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
InterfaceHi-Speed USB
Data Transfer ProtocolMTP, PTP
Video outputCan be selected from NTSC and PAL
HDMI outputCan be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
I/O terminalAudio/video output; digital I/O (USB); HDMI Mini Connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
GPSReceiver frequency 1575.42 MHz (C/A code), geodetic system WGS 84
Supported languagesArabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power sourcesOne Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (included) AC Adapter EH-62A (available separately)
Charging timeApprox. 4 hours and 30 minutes (when using Charging AC Adapter EH-69P and when no charge remains)
Battery life (EN-EL5)Still pictures*1: Approx. 240 shots Movies*2: Approx. 1 h 10 min (HD 1080p(fine) (1920x1080))
Tripod socket1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions (W x H x D)Approx. 119.8 x 82.9 x 102.2 mm (4.8 x 3.3 x 4.1 in.) (excluding projections)
WeightApprox. 555 g (1 lb 3.6 oz) (including battery and SD memory card)
Temperature0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
HumidityLess than 85% (no condensation)
Supplied accessoriesCamera Strap, Lens Cap LC-CP24 (with cord), Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (with terminal cover), Charging AC Adapter EH-69P, USB Cable UC-E6, Audio Video Cable EG-CP16, ViewNX 2 Installer CD, Reference Manual CD
Optional accessoriesBattery Charger MH-61, AC Adapter EH-62A, Hand Strap AH-CP1

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