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    DIGITAL CAMERA User’s Manual...

  • Page 2: Trademark Information

    • The SD logo is a trademark of the SD Card Association. • PictBridge is a trademark. • All other trade names mentioned in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

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    Introduction First Steps Basic Photography and Playback: Auto Mode Shooting Suited for the Scene Automatic Shooting of a Smiling Face More on Playback Movies Voice Recordings Connecting to Televisions, Computers and Printers Shooting, Playback and Setup Menus Technical Notes...

  • Page 4: For Your Safety

    For Your Safety To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others, read the following safety precautions in their entirety before using this equipment. Keep these safety instructions where all those who use the product will read them.

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    Should the insulation be damaged and the wires become exposed, take it to a Nikon- authorized service representative for inspection. Failure to observe these precautions could result in fire or electric shock.

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    For Your Safety Use appropriate cables When connecting cables to the input and output jacks, use only the cables provided or sold by Nikon for the purpose, to maintain compliance with product regulations. Handle moving parts with care Be careful that your fingers or other objects are not pinched by the lens cover or other moving parts.

  • Page 7: Notices

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Nikon Corporation may void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Interface Cables Use the interface cables sold or provided by Nikon for your equipment.

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    Notices Notice for customers in Canada CAUTION This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. ATTENTION Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Notice for customers in Europe This symbol indicates that this product is to be collected separately.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents For Your Safety... ii WARNINGS... ii Notices ... v Introduction ...1 About This Manual ... 1 Information and Precautions... 2 Parts of the Camera... 4 The Camera Body ...4 Attaching the Camera Strap ...5 Basic Operations... 6 The A (Shooting Mode) Button...6 The c (Playback) Button...6 Shutter-release Button ...6...

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    Table of Contents Step 4 Playing Back and Deleting Pictures ...30 Playing Back Pictures (Playback Mode)...30 Deleting Pictures...30 Using the Flash...32 Setting the Flash Mode...32 Taking Pictures with the Self-timer ...34 Macro Mode...35 C Shooting Suited for the Scene... 36 Shooting in Scene Mode ...36 Setting the Scene Mode...36 Features ...37...

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    Image Searching in Auto Sort Mode...71 Displaying Pictures in Auto Sort Mode ...71 Using Auto Sort Mode...73 Auto Sort Menu ...74 Sorting Favorite Pictures (Favorite Pictures Mode) ...75 Preparing Favorites Folder...76 Sorting Pictures to a Favorites Folder ...77 Viewing the Pictures in Favorites Folder...78 Removing Pictures from Favorites...79 Using Favorite Pictures Mode...79 Favorite Pictures Menu ...80...

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    Table of Contents Exp.+/– ... 112 Continuous... 113 ISO sensitivity ... 115 AF Area Mode ... 116 Distortion Control ... 119 Functions that Cannot Be Applied Simultaneously... 120 Playback Options: The Playback Menu ... 121 Displaying the Playback Menu ... 121 Slide Show...

  • Page 13: Introduction

    Introduction About This Manual Thank you for your purchase of a Nikon COOLPIX S230 digital camera. This manual was written to help you enjoy taking pictures with your Nikon digital camera. Read this manual thoroughly before use, and keep it where all those who use the product will read it.

  • Page 14: Information And Precautions

    Before taking pictures on important occasions (such as at weddings or before taking the camera on a trip), take a test shot to ensure that the camera is functioning normally. Nikon will not be held liable for damages or lost profits that may result from product malfunction.

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    Notice Concerning Prohibition of Copying or Reproduction Note that simply being in possession of material that was digitally copied or reproduced by means of a scanner, digital camera or other device may be punishable by law. • Items prohibited by law from being copied or reproduced Do not copy or reproduce paper money, coins, securities, government bonds or local government bonds, even if such copies or reproductions are stamped “Sample.”...

  • Page 16: Parts Of The Camera

    Parts of the Camera The Camera Body Zoom control...27 f : wide ...27 g : tele...27 h : thumbnail playback...52 i : playback zoom...54 Shutter-release button...28 Power switch/Power-on lamp ...24, 136 Lens cover closed Built-in flash...32 Self-timer lamp...34 Lens ...147, 158 Eyelet for camera strap...

  • Page 17: Attaching The Camera Strap

    Opening the pin cover A (shooting mode) button...6 c (playback) button ...6, 30 Indicator lamp... 86 Flash lamp... 33 Monitor...8 Tripod socket Pin cover ... 91, 94, 98 Attaching the Camera Strap Parts of the Camera Cable connector... 91, 94, 98 Battery-chamber/ memory card slot cover ...18, 22 Battery latch...18, 19...

  • Page 18: Basic Operations

    Basic Operations The A (Shooting Mode) Button The c (Playback) Button Shutter-release Button The camera features a two-stage shutter-release button. To set focus and exposure, press the shutter-release button halfway, stopping when you feel resistance. Focus and exposure lock while the shutter-release button is held in this position.

  • Page 19: Operating The Touch Panel

    Operating the Touch Panel The COOLPIX S230’s monitor is a touch panel display. Operate the touch panel using your finger or the supplied stylus. Tapping Tap the touch panel. Use this operation to select a control or picture. Dragging Drag your finger across the touch panel.

  • Page 20: Main Display Of The Monitor/touch Panel And Basic Operations

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations Shooting (Operation Controls) Tap the following controls to change settings. • The controls available and indicators displayed vary with information display on/off (A 12), shooting mode and the current camera settings. Flash mode ...

  • Page 21: Shooting (other Indicators)

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations Shooting (Other Indicators) The following monitor display shows the current settings applied from the shooting menu (A 107) and focus area. • The indicators displayed vary with current camera settings and shooting mode. Shooting mode* ...

  • Page 22: Playback (operation Controls)

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations Playback (Operation Controls) Tap the following controls to switch between monitor displays, or delete or edit pictures. • The controls available and indicators displayed vary with information on/off (A 12), the picture played back and the current camera settings. Information display on/off ...

  • Page 23: Playback (information Display)

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations Playback (Information Display) The following monitor display shows information for the picture currently displayed. Playback mode ...30, 68, 71, 75 File number and type ... 144 Date/time of recording... 20 Print-order icon ... 103 Protect icon...

  • Page 24: Photo Information And Controls Display

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations Photo Information and Controls Display Tap A to toggle the information display on and off in the following order. Shooting Information display off Playback Photo information on 1 5 / 0 5 / 2 0 0 9 1 5 / 0 5 / 2 0 0 9 0 0 0 4 .

  • Page 25: The Shooting-mode Selection Menu

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations The Shooting-mode Selection Menu Press the A (shooting mode) button in shooting mode to display the shooting- mode selection menu (A 6). Tap a control in the monitor to change to the desired shooting mode.

  • Page 26: The Menu Screen

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations The Menu Screen Tap F to display the menu for the selected mode. • Tap z tab to display the setup menu. • Tap f to exit the menu. Displayed when the menu contains two or more pages Displayed when there are one or more menu items to follow...

  • Page 27: Help Display

    Main Display of the Monitor/Touch Panel and Basic Operations Help Display Tap the control when w or u is displayed in the monitor to display the help selection screen. Tap a menu item or option to view a description of that feature or setting.

  • Page 28: First Steps

    First Steps Charging the Battery The camera uses a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 (supplied). Charge the battery with the Battery Charger MH-63 (supplied) before first use or when the battery is running low. Connect the power cable. Connect the power cable to the battery charger 1 and insert the wall plug into a power outlet 2.

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    To power the camera continuously for extended periods, use an AC Adapter EH-62D (available separately from Nikon) (A 143). Do not, under any circumstances, use another make or model of AC adapter. Failure to observe this precaution could result in overheating or in damage to the camera.

  • Page 30: Inserting The Battery

    Inserting the Battery Insert a Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 (supplied) into your camera. • Charge the battery before the first use or when the battery is running low (A 16). Open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. Insert the battery. Confirm that the positive (+) and negative (–) terminals are oriented correctly as described on the label at the entrance of the battery chamber, and insert the battery.

  • Page 31: Removing The Battery

    Removing the Battery Turn the camera off and make sure that the power-on lamp and the monitor have gone out before opening the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. To eject the battery, open the battery-chamber/ memory card slot cover and slide the orange battery latch in the direction indicated by the arrow battery can then be removed by hand •...

  • Page 32: Setting Display Language, Date And Time

    Setting Display Language, Date and Time A language-selection dialog is displayed the first time the camera is turned on. Press the power switch to turn on the camera. The power-on lamp (green) will light for a moment and the monitor will turn on. Tap the desired language.

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    Edit the date and time. Tap A or B to edit the highlighted item. Tap C or D to choose the order in which the day, month and year are displayed Tap g. The settings are applied and monitor display exits to shooting mode.

  • Page 34: Inserting Memory Cards

    Inserting Memory Cards Image, sound, and movie files are stored in the camera’s internal memory (approximately 44 MB) or on removable Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (available separately) (A 143). If a memory card is inserted in the camera, data are automatically stored on the memory card and data recorded to the memory card can be played back, deleted or transferred.

  • Page 35: Removing Memory Cards

    • Do not turn the camera off or open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover until formatting is complete. • The first time you insert the memory cards used in other devices into the COOLPIX S230, be sure to format them using this camera (A 137).

  • Page 36: A Basic Photography And Playback: Auto Mode

    Basic Photography and Playback: Auto Mode Step 1 Turn the Camera On and Select A (Auto) Mode This section describes how to take pictures in A (auto) mode, an automatic, “point-and-shoot” mode recommended for first-time users of digital cameras. Press the power switch to turn on the camera. The power-on lamp (green) will light for a moment and the monitor will turn on.

  • Page 37: Indicators Displayed In A (auto) Mode

    Indicators Displayed in A (Auto) Mode Shooting mode A displayed in A (auto) mode. Internal memory indicator Indicates that images will be stored on the camera’s internal memory (approximately 44 MB). When a memory card is inserted in the camera, C does not appear and images will be stored on the memory card.

  • Page 38: Step 2 Frame A Picture

    Step 2 Frame a Picture Ready the camera. Hold the camera steadily in both hands, keeping your fingers and other objects away from the lens, flash, microphone, and speaker. When taking pictures in “tall” orientation, turn the camera so that the built-in flash is above the lens. Frame the picture.

  • Page 39: Digital Zoom

    Using the Zoom Use the zoom control to activate optical zoom. Rotate the zoom control to g to zoom in so that the subject fills a larger area of the frame, or f to zoom out, thus increasing the area visible in the frame. A zoom indicator is displayed at the top of the monitor when the zoom control is rotated.

  • Page 40: Step 3 Focus And Shoot

    Step 3 Focus and Shoot Press the shutter-release button halfway. When a face looking toward the camera is recognized: Camera will focus on the face surrounded by the double border active focus area. When the subject is in focus, the double border glows green.

  • Page 41: During Recording

    During Recording While pictures are being recorded, the number of exposures remaining will blink. Do not open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover while pictures are being recorded. Cutting power or removing the memory card in these circumstances could result in loss of data or in damage to the camera or card.

  • Page 42: Step 4 Playing Back And Deleting Pictures

    Step 4 Playing Back and Deleting Pictures Playing Back Pictures (Playback Mode) Press the c button The last picture taken will be displayed in full- frame playback mode. Drag the current picture to display previous or subsequent picture. Previous or subsequent picture can also be viewed by tapping B or C.

  • Page 43: Deleting Multiple Pictures

    Options Available in Playback Mode The following options are available in full-frame playback mode. Option Playback zoom View thumbnails Edit pictures Toggle operational control display and information display on and off Change playback mode Switch to shooting mode Pressing the Button to Turn On the Camera When the camera is off, holding down the c button will turn the camera on in playback mode.

  • Page 44: Using The Flash

    Using the Flash The flash has a range of 0.6-4.6 m (2-15 ft.) when the camera is zoomed out all the way. With maximum optical zoom applied, the range is 0.6-2.5 m (2-8 ft.) (when ISO sensitivity is set to Auto). The following flash modes are available. Auto Flash fires automatically when lighting is poor.

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    Shooting When Lighting is Poor and the Flash is Disabled (W) • Use of a tripod is recommended to stabilize the camera during shooting and avoid the effects of camera shake. • The E indicator is displayed when the camera automatically increases sensitivity. Pictures taken when E is displayed may be slightly mottled.

  • Page 46: Taking Pictures With The Self-timer

    Taking Pictures with the Self-timer The camera is equipped with a ten-second and two-second timer for self-portraits. This feature is useful for reducing the effects of camera shake that occurs when pressing the shutter-release button. When using the self-timer, use of a tripod is recommended.

  • Page 47: Macro Mode

    Macro Mode Macro mode is used for taking pictures of objects as close as 10 cm (4 in.). Note that the flash may be unable to light entire subject at distances of less than 60 cm (2 ft.). Tap the macro mode control. The macro menu is displayed.

  • Page 48: C Shooting Suited For The Scene

    Shooting Suited for the Scene Shooting in Scene Mode Camera settings are automatically optimized for the selected subject type. The following scene modes are available. x Scene auto selector b Portrait f Party/indoor g Beach/snow k Close-up u Food o Backlight A Draw * See “Voice Recordings”...

  • Page 49: Features

    Features x Scene auto selector By simply framing a picture, the camera automatically selects the optimum scene mode. See “Shooting in the Scene Mode Selected by the Camera (Scene Auto Selector)” (A 43) for more information. The camera automatically selects the optimum flash mode setting for the scene mode it has selected.

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    Shooting in Scene Mode d Sports Use this mode for dynamic action shots that freeze the action in a single shot and record motion in a series of pictures. • The camera focuses continuously until focus is locked by pressing the shutter-release button halfway. •...

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    g Beach/snow Captures the brightness of such subjects as snowfields, beaches, or sunlit expanses of water. • Camera focuses on subject in the center of the frame. * Other settings can be selected. h Sunset Preserves the deep hues seen in sunsets and sunrises. •...

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    Shooting in Scene Mode j Night landscape Slow shutter speeds are used to produce stunning night landscapes. • Camera focuses at infinity. The focus area or focus indicator (A 28) always glows green when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway. Note, however, that objects in the foreground may not always be in focus.

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    l Museum Use indoors where flash photography is prohibited (for example, in museums and art galleries) or in other settings in which you do not want to use the flash. • Camera focuses on subject in the center of the frame. •...

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    Shooting in Scene Mode o Backlight Use when light is coming from behind subject, throwing features or details into shadow. The flash fires automatically to “fill in” (illuminate) shadows. • Camera focuses on subject in the center of the frame. •...

  • Page 55: Shooting In The Scene Mode Selected By The Camera (scene Auto Selector)

    Shooting in the Scene Mode Selected by the Camera (Scene Auto Selector) By simply framing a picture, the camera automatically selects the optimum scene mode for simpler shooting. When the camera is aimed at a subject in x scene auto selector scene mode, the camera automatically selects one of the following scene modes: •...

  • Page 56: Shooting In Portrait/night Portrait Scene Mode

    Shooting in Scene Mode Shooting in Portrait/Night Portrait Scene Mode Press the A button in shooting mode to display the shooting- mode selection menu and choose b (Portrait) or e (Night portrait) (A 36). The camera enters portrait or night portrait scene mode.

  • Page 57: Taking Pictures In Food Mode

    Portrait One-Touch Zoom When a face is recognized in Portrait or Night portrait scene mode, simply tap L to change the zoom position for the portrait subject whose face is framed by the double border as follows: waist up zoom bust up zoom •...

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    Shooting in Scene Mode Frame the picture. The camera can focus at distances as close as 10 cm (4 in.) at the wide-angle zoom position at which F and the zoom indicator glow green (the zoom indicator is before G). The closest distance at which the camera can focus varies depending upon zoom position.

  • Page 59: Using The Draw Option

    Using the Draw Option Write a memo, or draw a picture, on the touch panel display and save it as an image. The image is saved at an image size setting of TV screen (640 × 480). Press the A button in shooting mode to display the shooting-mode selection menu and choose A (Draw) (A 36).

  • Page 60: Taking Pictures For A Panorama

    Shooting in Scene Mode Taking Pictures for a Panorama The camera focuses on the subject in the center of frame. Use a tripod for the best results. Press the A button in shooting mode to display the shooting-mode selection menu and choose p (Panorama assist) (A 36).

  • Page 61: More Information

    Tap H when shooting is complete. The camera returns to step 2. Panorama Assist Flash mode, self-timer, and macro mode settings cannot be adjusted after the first picture is taken. Pictures cannot be deleted, nor can zoom, image mode setting (A 108), or exposure compensation (A 112) be adjusted until all pictures in the series have been taken.

  • Page 62: Automatic Shooting Of A Smiling Face

    Automatic Shooting of a Smiling Face Shooting in Smile Mode The camera detects a smiling face to shoot the face automatically. Enter smile mode by pressing the A button in shooting mode and tapping a. Frame a picture. Point the camera at the subject. If the camera recognizes a face looking toward the camera, the face will be framed by a yellow double border in the focus area, and when the face comes into focus, the...

  • Page 63: Blink Proof Function

    Blink Proof Function The blink proof function is available in smile mode. Each time a picture is taken, the camera automatically takes two consecutive shots. Of the two shots, the shot in which the subject’s eyes are open takes priority and is saved.

  • Page 64: More On Playback

    More on Playback Viewing Multiple Pictures: Thumbnail Playback Rotate the zoom control to f (h) in full-frame playback mode (A 30) to display pictures in “contact sheets” of thumbnail images. The following operations are available while thumbnails are displayed. B, C Tap B or C. Scroll the screen Increase the number of picture...

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    Thumbnail Display in Auto Sort and Favorite Pictures Mode • When thumbnails are displayed in auto sort mode (A 71), the category icon of the pictures will appear at the right top of the screen. • When thumbnails are displayed in favorite pictures mode (A 75), the favorite pictures icon will appear at the right top of the screen.

  • Page 66: Taking A Closer Look: Playback Zoom

    Taking a Closer Look: Playback Zoom Rotating the zoom control to g (i) during full-frame playback mode (A 30) zooms the current picture, with the center of the picture displayed in the monitor. The guide at lower right shows which portion of the picture is enlarged.

  • Page 67: Editing Pictures

    • The COOLPIX S230 editing functions are not available for pictures taken with non-COOLPIX S230 digital cameras. • If a copy created using the COOLPIX S230 is viewed on a different digital camera, the picture may not be displayed or may not be transferred to a computer.

  • Page 68: Creating A Cropped Copy: Crop

    Editing Pictures Creating a Cropped Copy: Crop Create a copy containing only the portion visible in the monitor when G is displayed in the monitor with playback zoom (A 54) enabled. Cropped copies are stored as separate files. Rotate the zoom control to g (i) in full-frame playback mode to zoom in on the image.

  • Page 69: Paint Pictures

    Paint Pictures Draw pictures on images or add decorations on images. Painted copies are stored as separate files. Select the desired pictures from full-frame playback mode (A 30) and tap D. The retouch menu is displayed. Tap d. Use the I, J, K, and L tools to paint pictures.

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    Editing Pictures Tap Yes. A new, painted copy is created. To cancel creating a painted copy, tap No. Choose a size. Choose a size of copy from 3 M (2048 × 1536) or TV (640 × 480). When pictures taken at an image mode setting of N PC screen (1024) or O TV screen (640) are edited, or cropped copies saved at a size with a pixel count less than three million pixels are further modified using the...

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    Add Decorations Tap K to add a decoration. • Tap the decoration type control to choose one of ten decorations. • Tap the decoration size control to choose the size of the decoration. • The orientation of decorations cannot be changed.

  • Page 72: Quick Retouch

    Editing Pictures Quick Retouch Quick retouch can be used to easily create retouched copies in which contrast and saturation have been enhanced. Copies created with the quick retouch option are stored as separate files. Select the desired pictures from full-frame playback mode (A 30) and tap D.

  • Page 73: Stretching Pictures: Stretch

    Stretching Pictures: Stretch Stretch pictures horizontally. Stretched copies are stored as separate files. Select the desired pictures from full-frame playback mode (A 30) and tap D. The retouch menu is displayed. Tap P. Tap q or r to adjust stretch effects. Tap I.

  • Page 74: Adding A Sense Of Perspective: Perspective Control

    Editing Pictures Adding a Sense of Perspective: Perspective control Control the sense of perspective in the picture taken in landscape orientation. Copies created with the perspective control option are stored as separate files. Select the desired pictures from full-frame playback mode (A 30) and tap D. The retouch menu is displayed.

  • Page 75: Enhancing Brightness And Contrast: D-lighting

    Enhancing Brightness and Contrast: D-Lighting D-Lighting can be used to create copies with enhanced brightness and contrast, brightening dark portions of a picture. D-Lighting copies are stored as separate files. Select the desired picture from full-frame playback mode (A 30) and tap D. The retouch menu is displayed.

  • Page 76: Change Color Tones: Color Options

    Editing Pictures Change Color Tones: Color Options Change color tones of the pictures. Copies of which color tone has been changed are stored as separate files. Options o Vivid color Use to achieve a vivid, “photo print” effect. p Black-and-white Record pictures in black-and-white.

  • Page 77: Resizing Pictures: Small Picture

    Resizing Pictures: Small Picture Create a small copy of the current picture. Small copies are stored as JPEG files with a compression ratio of 1:16. The following sizes are available. Option l 640×480 Suited to television playback. m 320×240 Suited to display on web pages. n 160×120 Suited to e-mail attachments.

  • Page 78: Voice Memos: Recording And Playback

    Voice Memos: Recording and Playback Use the camera’s built-in microphone to record voice memos for pictures. Recording Voice Memos Select the desired picture from full-frame playback mode (A 30) and tap D. The retouch menu is displayed. Tap E. The screen for recording voice memos is displayed. Tap W to record a voice memo.

  • Page 79: Playing Voice Memos

    • If a voice memo already exists for the current picture, it must be deleted before a new voice memo can be recorded. • The COOLPIX S230 is not able to attach a voice memo to pictures recorded by other cameras. Voice Memos: Recording and Playback...

  • Page 80: Viewing Pictures By Date (list By Date Mode)

    Viewing Pictures by Date (List by Date Mode) In C list by date mode, pictures taken on a same date can be played back. In the full-frame playback mode, just as with normal playback mode, picture display can be enlarged, pictures can be displayed in thumbnails, edited, voice memos can be recorded or played back, movies can be played back, and still pictures can be added to the favorites folder.

  • Page 81: Using List By Date Mode

    Using List by Date Mode The following operations are available in the list by date screen. B, C Tap B or C to scroll the screen. Scroll the screen Delete pictures taken on the specified date View list by date menu Change playback mode...

  • Page 82: List By Date Menu

    Viewing Pictures by Date (List by Date Mode) List by Date Menu Tap F in list by date mode to display the list by date menu for only the pictures taken on the specified date. Tap F in the list by date screen (A 68) to display the following menus. Tap the menu option to display the date selection screen.

  • Page 83: Image Searching In Auto Sort Mode

    Image Searching in Auto Sort Mode Pictures and movies will automatically be sorted in any of the following folders during shooting. If F auto sort mode is selected, pictures and movies can be viewed by selecting the folder to which they were sorted with shooting. a Smile U Landscape D Movie...

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    • Pictures or movies copied from the internal memory or the memory card (A 125) cannot be displayed in auto sort mode. • Pictures or movies recorded by a camera other than the COOLPIX S230 cannot be displayed in auto sort mode.

  • Page 85: Using Auto Sort Mode

    Using Auto Sort Mode The following operations are available in the category list screen. Delete pictures sorted to the specified category View auto sort menu Change playback mode Switch to shooting mode Image Searching in Auto Sort Mode Description Tap E to display the category selection screen.

  • Page 86: Auto Sort Menu

    Image Searching in Auto Sort Mode Auto Sort Menu Tap F in auto sort mode to display the auto sort menu for only the pictures sorted to the specified category. Tap F in the category list screen (A 71) to display the following menus. Tap the menu option to display the category selection screen.

  • Page 87: Sorting Favorite Pictures (favorite Pictures Mode)

    Sorting Favorite Pictures (Favorite Pictures Mode) Pictures can be added to the favorites folder sorted by each event such as travel or wedding. Once pictures are added to the favorites folder, only pictures in the selected folder can be played back. One picture can be added to multiple folders. Sorting/Playback Procedures Preparing favorites folder (A 76) Playing back the pictures...

  • Page 88: Preparing Favorites Folder

    Sorting Favorite Pictures (Favorite Pictures Mode) Preparing Favorites Folder Changing the display icons for favorites folders enables you to see which pictures have been added to a favorites folder. The icons can be changed again after pictures have been added to the folders. Press the c button in playback mode to display the playback-mode selection menu and tap h.

  • Page 89: Sorting Pictures To A Favorites Folder

    Sorting Pictures to a Favorites Folder Pictures can be added to favorites folders and sorted. Adding the pictures enables easier and faster searching. Playback the pictures in playback mode (A 30), list by date mode (A 68), or auto sort mode (A 71). Select your favorite picture and tap D.

  • Page 90: Viewing The Pictures In Favorites Folder

    Sorting Favorite Pictures (Favorite Pictures Mode) Viewing the Pictures in Favorites Folder Pictures can be displayed by selecting the favorites folder to which they were added in h favorite pictures mode. In full-frame playback mode, just as with normal playback mode, picture display can be enlarged or pictures can be displayed in thumbnails, edited, or voice memos can be recorded or played back.

  • Page 91: Removing Pictures From Favorites

    Removing Pictures from Favorites Tap D in the full-frame display (A 78, step 2) and tap G in the retouch menu to display the confirmation dialog. To remove the picture from favorites, tap Yes. To cancel removing, tap No. Difference between Removing and Deleting Favorites In favorite pictures mode, pictures that have been added to the favorites folder are displayed (A 81).

  • Page 92: Favorite Pictures Menu

    Sorting Favorite Pictures (Favorite Pictures Mode) Favorite Pictures Menu Tap F in favorite pictures mode to display the favorite pictures menu for only the pictures sorted to the specified folder. Tap F in the favorites folder list screen (A 78) to display the following menus. Tap the menu option to display the favorites folder selection screen.

  • Page 93: Adding To Favorites

    Adding/Viewing Favorite Pictures When pictures are added to a favorites folder, they are not physically copied to a favorites folder or moved from the folder to which they were originally recorded (A 144). Only the file names of pictures are added to favorites folders. In favorite pictures mode, pictures with file names that have been added to the favorites folder are played back.

  • Page 94: D Movies

    Movies Recording Movies To shoot movies with sound recorded via the built-in microphone, select shooting mode and follow the steps below. Enter movie mode by pressing the A button in shooting mode and tapping D. The maximum length of the movie that can be recorded is displayed in the monitor.

  • Page 95: The Movie Menu

    The Movie Menu Movie options and Electronic VR (A 84) settings can be changed from the movie menu. Tap F in movie mode to display the movie menu and tap the menu options to modify and apply settings. Movie Options Set to D (Movie) M F (Movie menu) M Movie options The movie menu offers the options shown below.

  • Page 96: Electronic Vr

    The Movie Menu Electronic VR Set to D (Movie) M F (Movie menu) M Electronic VR Choose whether to use electronic VR (vibration reduction) when shooting movies. Option w On k Off (default setting) Disable electronic VR. At settings other than Off, the icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor (A 9).

  • Page 97: Movie Playback

    Movie Playback In full-frame playback mode (A 30), movies are recognized by the movie playback guide (A 11). To play a movie, display it in full-frame playback mode and tap the movie currently displayed. Rotate the zoom control f or g to adjust the playback volume.

  • Page 98: E Voice Recordings

    Voice Recordings Making Voice Recordings Audio voice recordings can be recorded over the built-in microphone and played back over the built-in speaker. Press the A button in shooting mode to display the shooting-mode selection menu and tap the scene mode control. The icon for the last scene mode selected is displayed.

  • Page 99

    Operations During Recording Recording indicator File number Progress indicator Pause/resume recording Create index* End recording * The copied files can be played back using QuickTime or any other WAV-compatible audio players. Note that index points created with the camera cannot be used when voice recordings are played back on computers.

  • Page 100: Playing Voice Recordings

    Playing Voice Recordings Press the A button in shooting mode to display the shooting-mode selection menu and tap the scene mode control. Tap E. The voice recording screen is displayed. Tap the desired file. The selected file is played back. Tap R or S to scroll up or down.

  • Page 101: Deleting Sound Files

    Operations During Playback File number Index number Progress indicator Control icons Rotate the zoom control g or f to adjust the playback volume. Tapping the volume control also adjusts the volume. Playback controls appear at the bottom of the monitor. Tap a playback control to perform the corresponding operation.

  • Page 102: Copying Voice Recordings

    Copying starts. Tap f to return to the screen shown in step 2. Voice Recordings The COOLPIX S230 may be unable to play or copy sound files created with another model or make of camera. Voice recording 0 2 : 0 0 : 0 0...

  • Page 103: Connecting To Televisions, Computers And Printers

    Connecting to Televisions, Computers and Printers Connecting to a TV Connect the camera to a television using the supplied audio/video cable (AV cable) to play back pictures full-frame or in a slide show, or to play back movies, on the television. Turn off the camera.

  • Page 104

    Connecting to a TV Connecting an AV Cable When connecting the AV cable, be sure that the camera connector is oriented correctly. Do not use force when connecting the AV cable to the camera. When disconnecting the AV cable, do not pull the connector at an angle.

  • Page 105: Connecting To A Computer

    • If the AC Adapter EH-62D (available separately) is used, COOLPIX S230 can be powered from a home electrical outlet. Do not use any other AC adapters as it will cause the camera to heat up or...

  • Page 106: Transferring Pictures From A Camera To A Computer

    To bypass this dialog in the future, check Always do this for this device. Windows XP When the action selection dialog is displayed, select Nikon Transfer Copy pictures to a folder on my computer and click OK. Nikon Transfer will start.

  • Page 107

    Transfer pictures when Nikon Transfer has finished loading. Click Start Transfer in Nikon Transfer. At the default setting, all pictures are transferred to the computer. At the Nikon Transfer default setting, the folder to which the pictures were transferred opens automatically when transfer ends.

  • Page 108

    • At the Nikon Transfer default settings, Nikon Transfer will start automatically when a memory card is inserted into the card reader or similar device. See step 5 of “Transferring Pictures from a Camera to a Computer”...

  • Page 109: Connecting To A Printer

    If the AC Adapter EH-62D (available separately) is used, COOLPIX S230 can be powered from a home electrical outlet. Do not use any other AC adapters as it will cause the camera to heat up or malfunction.

  • Page 110: Connecting The Camera And Printer

    Connecting to a Printer Connecting the Camera and Printer Turn off the camera. Turn on the printer. Check printer settings. Connect the camera to the printer using the supplied USB cable. Turn on the camera. When connected correctly, the PictBridge startup screen 1 will be displayed in the camera monitor.

  • Page 111: Printing Pictures One At A Time

    Printing Pictures One at a Time After connecting the camera to the printer correctly (A 98), print pictures by following the procedures below. Tap R or S to choose the desired picture, and tap g. Tap B or rotate the zoom control to f (h) to switch to 12-thumbnail display.

  • Page 112: Printing Multiple Pictures

    Connecting to a Printer Tap Start print. Printing starts. Monitor display returns to the print selection screen (step 1) when printing is complete. To cancel before all copies have been printed, tap Cancel. Printing Multiple Pictures After connecting the camera to the printer correctly (A 98), print pictures by following the procedures below.

  • Page 113

    Tap Print selection, Print all images or DPOF printing. Print selection Choose the pictures (up to 99) and the number of copies (up to nine) of each. Tap the desired picture to print and tap V or U to set the number of copies for each. Pictures selected for printing can be recognized by the check mark (y) icon and the numeral indicating the number of copies to be printed.

  • Page 114

    Connecting to a Printer DPOF printing Print pictures for which a print order was created in Print set (A 103). • The menu shown at right will be displayed. • To print, tap Start print. • Tap H to return to the print menu. •...

  • Page 115: Creating A Dpof Print Order: Print Set

    Creating a DPOF Print Order: Print Set The Print set option in the playback menu is used to create digital “print orders” for printing on DPOF-compatible devices (A 161). When the camera is connected to a PictBridge-compatible printer, pictures can be printed from the printer according to the DPOF print order you have created for pictures on the memory card.

  • Page 116

    Creating a DPOF Print Order: Print Set Choose whether or not to print shooting date and photo information. Tap Date to print the shooting date on all pictures in the print order. Tap Info to print photo information (shutter speed and aperture) on all pictures in the print order.

  • Page 117: Creating A Print Order By Date, Category, Or Folder

    Creating a Print Order by Date, Category, or Folder Create print orders by shooting date or category (up to 99 pictures, nine prints for each). Tap F in the list by date screen (A 68), the category list screen (A 71), or the favorites folder list screen (A 78).

  • Page 118

    Creating a DPOF Print Order: Print Set Tap the desired number of prints. Monitor display returns to the print set screen. The number of prints is displayed for the specified date. Tap 0 to cancel the selection for that date. To create print orders for other dates, repeat steps 3 and 4.

  • Page 119: Shooting, Playback And Setup Menus

    Shooting, Playback and Setup Menus Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu The shooting menu contains the following options. Image mode Choose image size and quality. White balance Match white balance to the light source. Exp. +/– (Exposure compensation) Alter exposure to make pictures brighter or darker. Continuous Change settings for Continuous or BSS (best shot selector).

  • Page 120: Image Mode

    Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu Image Mode Set to A (auto) M F (Shooting menu) M Image mode Choose an image mode, which is the combination of image size and image quality (compression), according to how you plan to use the picture and the capacity of the internal memory or memory card.

  • Page 121

    Number of Exposures Remaining The following table lists the approximate number of pictures that can be stored in internal memory and on a 512 MB memory card. Note that the number of pictures that can be stored will differ depending on the composition of the picture (due to JPEG compression). In addition, this number may differ depending on the make of memory card, even if the capacity for the memory card is the same.

  • Page 122: White Balance

    Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu White Balance Set to A (auto) M F (Shooting menu) M White balance The color of light reflected from an object varies with the color of the light source. The human brain is able to adapt to changes in the color of the light source, with the result that white objects appear white whether seen in the shade, direct sunlight, or under incandescent lighting.

  • Page 123: Preset Manual

    Preset Manual Preset manual is used with mixed lighting or to compensate for light sources with a strong color cast (for example, to make pictures taken under a lamp with a red shade look as though they had been taken under white light). Place a white or gray reference object under the lighting that will be used during shooting.

  • Page 124: Exp

    Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu Exp.+/– Set to A (auto) M F (Shooting menu) M Exp.+/– Exposure compensation is used to alter exposure from the value suggested by the camera to make pictures brighter or darker. • When the subject is too dark: tap U to adjust the exposure compensation to “+”...

  • Page 125: Continuous

    Continuous Set to A (auto) M F (Shooting menu) M Continuous Change settings to Continuous or BSS (best shot selector). Flash will be switched off for Continuous, BSS or Multi-shot 16, and focus, exposure and white balance are fixed at the values for the first picture in each series. Single (default setting) One shot is taken each time shutter-release button is pressed.

  • Page 126: Interval Timer Photography

    • To prevent the camera from turning off unexpectedly during recording, use a fully charged battery. • If the AC Adapter EH-62D (available separately) is used, COOLPIX S230 can be powered from a home electrical outlet. Do not use any other AC adapters as it will cause the camera to heat up or malfunction.

  • Page 127: Iso Sensitivity

    ISO sensitivity Set to A (auto) M F (Shooting menu) M ISO sensitivity Sensitivity is a measure of how quickly the camera reacts to light. The higher the sensitivity, the less light needed to make an exposure. Although a high ISO rating is suited for taking pictures of subjects in action or in poor lighting, high sensitivity is often associated with “noise”...

  • Page 128: Af Area Mode

    Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu AF Area Mode Set to A (auto) M F (Shooting menu) M AF area mode Use this option to determine where the camera focuses. When digital zoom is in effect, focus will be on the center of the screen regardless of the settings used. Face priority (default setting) When the camera recognizes a face looking toward the camera, the camera will focus on that face.

  • Page 129

    Focus Lock To focus on off-center subjects when Center is selected for AF area mode, use focus lock as described below. Position the subject in the center of frame. Press the shutter-release button halfway. • Confirm that the focus area is green. •...

  • Page 130: Face Priority

    Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu Face Priority The camera automatically detects and focuses on a face looking toward the camera. The face-priority function is activated when Face priority (default setting) is selected for AF area mode (A 116), when shooting in Scene auto selector (A 37), Portrait (A 37), or Night portrait (A 38) scene mode, or when shooting in smile mode (A 50).

  • Page 131: Distortion Control

    Notes on Face-Priority • In Face priority, if the shutter-release button is pressed halfway when no faces are recognized, AF area mode will be set to Auto. • If no face is detected when the shutter-release button is pressed halfway in Portrait or Night portrait scene mode, or smile mode, the camera will focus on the subject in the center of the frame.

  • Page 132: Functions That Cannot Be Applied Simultaneously

    Shooting Options: The Shooting Menu Functions that Cannot Be Applied Simultaneously Restrictions apply to the following settings in A (auto) mode. Flash mode Flash mode is automatically fixed at W (Off) when Continuous, BSS, or Multi-shot 16 is selected for the Continuous setting. Selecting Single or Intvl timer shooting for Continuous setting restores the last flash mode setting applied.

  • Page 133: Playback Options: The Playback Menu

    Playback Options: The Playback Menu The playback menu contains the following options. Print set Select pictures to print and the number of copies for each. Slide show View pictures stored in the internal memory or on a memory card in an automatic slide show.

  • Page 134: Selecting Pictures

    Playback Options: The Playback Menu Selecting Pictures The picture selection screen, as shown at right, will be displayed with the following menus: • Playback menu: Print set>Select images • Setup menu: Follow the procedures described below to choose the pictures. Tap the desired picture to select and tap again to deselect.

  • Page 135: Slide Show

    Slide Show Press the c button (Playback mode) M F (Playback menu) M Slide show b Play back pictures, stored in the internal memory or on a memory card, one by one in an automated “slide show.” Tap Start. To change the interval between pictures, tap Frame intvl, and select the desired interval time before choosing Start.

  • Page 136: Delete

    Playback Options: The Playback Menu Delete Press the c button (Playback mode) M F (Playback menu) M Delete c Delete selected pictures or all pictures. Erase selected images Delete selected pictures (A 122). Erase all images Delete all pictures. Notes on Deletion •...

  • Page 137: Rotate Image

    Rotate Image Press the c button (Playback mode) M F (Playback menu) M Rotate image f After shooting, set the orientation in which pictures are displayed during playback. You can rotate still pictures 90 degrees clockwise or 90 degrees counterclockwise. Pictures that were recorded in the portrait (vertical) orientation can be rotated up to 180 degrees in either direction.

  • Page 138

    Playback Options: The Playback Menu Tap the desired copy option. Selected images: Copy pictures selected from the picture All images: Notes on Copying Pictures • JPEG-, AVI-, and WAV-format images can be copied. Images recorded in any other formats cannot be copied.

  • Page 139: Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu The setup menu contains the following options. Electronic VR Specify the electronic vibration reduction setting for taking still pictures. Welcome screen Select screen displayed when camera is turned on. Date Set camera clock and choose home and destination time zones. Monitor settings Adjust post-shooting image review and monitor brightness settings.

  • Page 140: Displaying The Setup Menu

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Displaying the Setup Menu Choose z tab in the menu screen. Tap F to display the menu screen. Tap the z tab. The setup menu items will be selectable. To exit the setup menu, tap f or tap other tabs. Electronic VR Tap F M z (Setup menu) (A 128) M Electronic VR Choose whether to use electronic VR (vibration reduction) when taking still...

  • Page 141: Welcome Screen

    Notes on Electronic Vibration Reduction • Except during slow sync mode, Electronic VR will not activate when flash is used. • If the exposure period exceeds a certain period of time, Electronic VR will not function. • The effectiveness of Electronic VR decreases as camera shake increases. •...

  • Page 142: Date

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Date Tap F M z (Setup menu) (A 128) M Date Set the camera clock and choose home and travel destination time zones. Date Set camera clock to current date and time. See step 5 and 6 of the section, “Setting Display Language, Date and Time” (A 21) for more information.

  • Page 143

    Tap o. The time zone selection screen is displayed. Tap C or D to choose the travel destination time zone and tap g. If daylight saving time is in effect, tap W. The daylight saving time option is enabled and the camera clock is advanced one hour.

  • Page 144

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Time Zones The camera supports the time zones listed below. For time differences not listed below, set the camera clock to local time. UTC +/– –11 Midway, Samoa –10 Hawaii, Tahiti –9 Alaska, Anchorage PST (PDT): Los Angeles, –8 Seattle, Vancouver...

  • Page 145: Monitor Settings

    Monitor Settings Tap F M z (Setup menu) (A 128) M Monitor settings Adjust post-shooting image review and monitor brightness settings. Image review On (default setting): Picture is automatically displayed in the monitor immediately after it is taken and the monitor display returns to shooting mode. Off: Picture is not displayed after it is taken.

  • Page 146: Motion Detection

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Date Imprint • Imprinted dates form a permanent part of image data and cannot be deleted. • Dates imprinted at an Image mode setting (A 108) of O TV screen (640) may be difficult to read.

  • Page 147: Digital Zoom

    At settings other than Off, the icon for the current setting is displayed in the monitor (A 9, 25). When the camera detects subject movement or camera shake and the shutter speed is increased, the motion detection icon will turn green. Notes on Motion Detection •...

  • Page 148: Sound Settings

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Sound Settings Tap F M z (Setup menu) (A 128) M Sound settings Adjust the following sound settings. Button sound Turn button sound On or Off. When On (default setting) is selected, a beep will sound once when operations are completed successfully, twice when focus has been locked, and three times when an error is detected.

  • Page 149: Format Memory/format Card

    • Do not turn the camera off or open the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover during formatting. • The first time you insert the memory cards used in other devices into the COOLPIX S230, be sure to format them using this camera.

  • Page 150: Language

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Language Tap F M z (Setup menu) (A 128) M Language Choose one of 24 languages for display of camera menus and messages. Czech Danish German (default setting) Spanish Greek French Indonesian Italian Hungarian Dutch Norwegian Video Mode...

  • Page 151: Reset All

    Operating the Blink Warning Screen When the camera detects any human subjects with closed eyes, the blink warning screen is displayed and then, the screen shown at right will appear. The following operations are available in the blink warning screen. If no operations are performed for a few seconds, the camera automatically returns to shooting mode.

  • Page 152

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Scene Mode Option Scene mode setting in the shooting-mode selection menu (A 36) White balance in Food mode (A 45) Smile Menu Option Blink proof (A 51) Movie Menu Option Movie options (A 83) Electronic VR (A 84) Shooting Menu Option...

  • Page 153

    Setup Menu Option Welcome screen (A 129) Image review (A 133) Brightness (A 133) Date imprint (A 133) Motion detection (A 134) Digital zoom (A 135) Button sound (A 136) Shutter sound (A 136) Auto off (A 136) Blink warning (A 138) Others Option Paper size (A 99, 100)

  • Page 154: Firmware Version

    Basic Camera Setup: The Setup Menu Firmware Version Tap F M z (Setup menu) (A 128) M Firmware version View the current camera firmware version. Firmware version COOLPIX S230 ver. X.X...

  • Page 155: Technical Notes

    Technical Notes Optional Accessories Rechargeable battery Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 Battery charger Battery Charger MH-63 AC Adapter EH-62D AC adapter Check that the AC adapter cord has been inserted correctly into the battery chamber before closing the battery-chamber/memory card slot cover. If part of the cord has not been inserted into the chamber the cover may be damaged during closure.

  • Page 156: Image/sound File And Folder Names

    Panorama assist (e.g. “101P_001”; A 48), “INTVL” for interval timer photography (e.g. “101INTVL”; A 114), “SOUND” for voice recordings (e.g. “101SOUND”; A 86), and “NIKON” for all other pictures (e.g. “100NIKON”). When the number of files within a folder reaches 9999, a new folder will be created.

  • Page 157: Caring For The Camera

    Caring for the Camera To ensure continued enjoyment of this Nikon product, observe the following precautions when using or storing the device: Keep dry The device will be damaged if immersed in water or subjected to high humidity. Do not drop The product may malfunction if subjected to strong shock or vibration.

  • Page 158: The Battery

    Caring for the Camera The Battery • Check the battery level when taking the camera out, and charge the battery if necessary. Do not continue charging once the battery is fully charged, as this will result in reduced battery performance. If possible, carry a fully-charged spare battery when taking pictures on important occasions.

  • Page 159: Cleaning

    • Images in the monitor may be difficult to see under bright lighting. • The monitor is lit by an LED backlight. Should the monitor begin to dim or flicker, contact your Nikon-authorized service representative. Caring for the Camera...

  • Page 160: Error Messages

    • Check that connectors • Confirm that memory Memory card has not been Tap Yes to format card, or formatted for use in turn camera off and COOLPIX S230. replace card. Solution 28, 29 are clean. card is correctly inserted.

  • Page 161

    Display Memory card is full. Out of memory. Error occurred while recording picture. Image cannot be saved. Camera has run out of file numbers. Picture cannot be used for welcome screen. There is insufficient space to save a copy. Over 200 pictures have Album is full.

  • Page 162

    Disable protection. Destination in same time zone as home. Lens error. Turn camera off and then on again. If error persists, contact retailer or Nikon- authorized service representative. Finger or other obstruction Turn camera off and prevents lens cover from remove obstruction.

  • Page 163

    Problem Solution Turn camera off, remove and reinsert battery, and turn camera on. If error persists, contact retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. Check printer. After solving the problem, tap Resume to resume printing.* Load the specified paper, tap Resume to resume printing.*...

  • Page 164: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting If the camera fails to function as expected, check the list of common problems below before consulting your retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. Refer to the page numbers in the right-most column for more information. Display, Settings and Power Supply Problem Monitor is blank.

  • Page 165

    Turn the camera off, remove and replace the battery, then turn the camera on again. In the event of continued malfunction, contact your retailer or Nikon-authorized service representative. Note that disconnecting the power source as described above may result in the loss of any data not recorded to internal memory or the memory card at the time the problem occurred.

  • Page 166

    Troubleshooting Problem Pictures are blurred. Bright specks appear in pictures taken with flash. Flash does not fire. Optical zoom cannot be used. Digital zoom cannot be used. Image mode not available. No sound when shutter is released. Pictures appear smeared. Colors are unnatural.

  • Page 167

    Problem Randomly spaced bright pixels (“noise”) appear in image. Pictures are too dark (underexposed). Pictures are too bright (overexposed). Unexpected results when flash set to V (auto with red-eye reduction). Playback Problem File cannot be played back. Cannot zoom in on picture. Cannot record or play back voice memos.

  • Page 168

    • The picture you want to display is sorted in a folder other than that you are browsing. • Pictures recorded by a camera other than the COOLPIX S230 or pictures copied using the copy option cannot be displayed in auto sort mode.

  • Page 169

    • Battery is exhausted. • USB cable is not correctly connected. • Camera is not recognized by the computer. • Computer is not set to start Nikon Transfer automatically. For more information on Nikon Transfer, refer to help information contained in Nikon Transfer.

  • Page 170: Specifications

    Specifications Nikon COOLPIX S230 Digital Camera Type Effective pixels Image sensor Lens Focal length f/-number Construction Digital zoom Vibration reduction Autofocus (AF) Focus range (from lens) Focus-area selection Monitor Frame coverage (shooting mode) Frame coverage (playback mode) Storage Media File system...

  • Page 171

    Exposure Metering 256-segment matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2×), spot (digital zoom 2× or more) Exposure control Programmed auto exposure with motion detection and exposure compensation (–2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of Range [W]: 0.3 to 14.7 EV (ISO 100) [T]: 2.1 to 16.4 EV Shutter...

  • Page 172: Battery Charger Mh

    Length of power cable Weight Specifications Nikon will not be held liable for any errors this manual may contain. The appearance of this product and its specifications are subject to change without notice. Rechargeable lithium-ion battery DC 3.7 V, 740 mAh 0 to 40 °C (32 to 104 °F)

  • Page 173: Supported Standards

    Exif-compliant printers. • PictBridge: A standard developed cooperatively by the digital camera and printer industries, allowing photographs to be output directly to a printer without connecting the camera to a computer.

  • Page 174: Index

    Index Symbols A Auto mode 24 a Smile mode 50 C Scene mode 36 D Movie mode 82 z Setup menu 127 C List by date mode 68 F Auto sort mode 71 h Favorite pictures mode 75 g (Tele) 4 f (Wide) 4 i Playback zoom 4, 54 h Thumbnail playback 4, 54...

  • Page 175

    Eyelet for camera strap 4 Face priority 116 Favorite pictures menu 80 Favorite pictures mode 79 File names 144 Fill flash 32 Fireworks show m 41 Firmware version 142 Flash 32, 33 Flash lamp 5, 33 Flash off 32 Fluorescent 110 Focus 28, 116 Focus lock 117 Folder name 144...

  • Page 176

    Index Preset manual 111 Print 99, 100, 103 Print set 103, 104 Print set (Date) 104 Printer 97 Protect 124 Rechargeable battery 143 Rechargeable Li-ion battery 16, 18 Recording movies 82 Red-eye reduction 32, 33 Reset all 139 Rotate image 125 Scene auto selector x 37, 43 Scene mode 36, 37 Self-timer 34...

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  • Page 180

    No reproduction in any form of this manual, in whole or in part (except for brief quotation in critical articles or reviews), may be made without written authorization from NIKON CORPORATION. YP9A01(11) 6MM65311-01...

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