Play, Edit, and Print Functions
LCD Monitor: The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj has a 2.7" TFT LCD
monitor featuring approximately 230,000 pixels, an anti-reflective coating and a
five-level brightness adjustment. The LCD monitor's wide-angle viewing area
makes it easy to see and use. The LCD monitor has approximately 97% horizontal
and vertical coverage in the shooting mode and 100% horizontal and vertical
coverage in playback mode.
Note: There is no separate viewfinder on the camera.
12.1 Megapixels CCD With EXPEED Engine: The Coolpix S1000pj features a
1/2.3-inch, high-density CCD imager with a total pixel count of approximately
12.39-million pixels. The effective pixel count is 12.1-million. Optimizing
performance and color reproduction is an advanced new image-processing engine, EXPEED.
EXPEED Image Processing: Nikon's comprehensive EXPEED Image
Processing ensures high-quality pictures with stunning color and sharpness.
EXPEED is custom-tuned for COOLPIX point-and-shoot cameras to render
natural-looking pictures and quick response so you don't miss that special
Zoom-Nikkor Lens: The Coolpix S1000pj digital camera uses a Zoom-Nikkor glass lens for superb image
quality. Every aspect of the lens manufacturing process is controlled by Nikon.
The Zoom-Nikkor lens is designed for the specific camera and CCD combination.
The Coolpix S1000pj uses a 5x optical zoom, 4x digital zoom lens (20x total zoom) that is equivalent
to a 28-560mm lens in 35mm photography.
5-Way VR (Vibration Reduction) Stabilization: The Nikon
Coolpix S1000pj offers a 5-Way Vibration Reduction (VR) Stabilization System.
- Hybrid Optical and Electronic VR Image Stabilization: Nikon's Hybrid Optical and Electronic VR Image Stabilization compensates for the effects of camera shake
for sharper, clearer pictures.
- Motion Detection: 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 6400: High ISO 2000 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 and ISO 6400 is
available at 3MP or lower resolution.
- Best Shot Selector (BSS): Nikon's Best
Shot Selector (BSS) automatically takes up to 10 shots while the shutter is
pressed and then saves the sharpest image.
Built-in Memory: The camera has a built-in 36MB internal memory for storing still images and
movies with sound.
Recording Media: In
addition to the built-in memory, images can be recorded onto SD (Secure Digital)
Memory cards. When an SD Memory card is inserted in the camera, the images are
automatically recorded onto the card. When no card is inserted, the images
automatically record to the internal memory. The camera can support SD cards from
128MB up to 2 GB; and 4GB to 16GB SDHC cards.
Image Size: The Coolpix S1000pj records still images in JPEG format, and
standard-definition movies in AVI format (Motion-JPEG + WAV). You have a choice
of seven still image size options and four movie options:
Storable Images (approx.)
4000 x 3000
3264 x 2448
2592 x 1944
2048 x 1536
1024 x 768
640 x 480
3968 x 2232
TV Movie 640
640 x 480
@30 fps with
7 min. 20 sec.
@15 fps with
1 min. 2 sec.
14 min. 10
320 x 240
@30 fps with
1 min. 2 sec.
14 min. 10
@15 fps with
1 min. 59 sec.
Two-Stage Shutter-Release Button: The camera features a two-stage shutter-release button. To set focus and
exposure, press the shutter-release button half-way, stopping why you feel
resistance. Focus and exposure lock while the shutter-release button is held in
this position. To release the shutter and take a picture , press the
shutter-release button the rest of the way down.
Shooting Modes: You can choose one of the following shooting modes:
- Single: The camera records one picture each time the shutter release button is
- Continuous: While the
shutter-release button is held down, up to 4 pictures are taken at a rate of about
0.9 frames per second (fps) when image mode is set to 12M Normal (4000).
- Multi-Shot 16: Each time
the shutter release button is pressed, the camera takes 16 consecutive
"thumbnail" images at a rate of about 7.0 frames per second, and arranges them
into 4 rows of 4 images in a single frame measuring 2592 x 1944 pixels.
- Best Shot Selector: The BSS is recommended for situations in which inadvertent camera movement
can produce blurred pictures, or when parts of the image are prone to under- or
over-exposure. When BSS is on, the camera takes shots while the shutter-release
button is pressed, to a maximum of ten. The images are compared and the sharpest
picture is saved to the memory or memory card.
- Self-timer: The camera is equipped with a 10 second and
2 second timer for self-portraits.
- Remote Control: The include remote control is convenient for
taking self-portraits and effectively eliminating blur caused by camera
shake that occurs when the shutter-release button is pressed.
Focus-Area Selection: You can select between the following
AF Area Modes to determine where the camera focuses:
- Auto: The camera automatically selects the focus area
(9-area automatic selection) containing the subject closest to the camera.
- Face Priority: When the camera recognizes a face (front
view only), the camera will focus on the face automatically. The camera can
recognize up to 3 or 12 faces depending on shooting and exposure mode.
- Center: The camera focuses on the subject in the center
of the frame. If the desired focus area is not in the center, you can tap
the screen with the stylus in the desired focus area to move the focusing
- Manual: You can manually select from 99 focus areas in
the frame. Pictures can be taken while focus area selection screen is
Subject Tracking: Use this option to take pictures of moving subjects.
Once you select the subject on which the camera will focus, the focus area will
automatically move to track the subject.
Macro Mode: Macro mode is used for taking pictures of objects as close
Focus Lock: The Focus Lock feature is used to focus on
off-centered subjects in the frame while shooting in Center AF mode.
AF-Assist Illuminator: If lighting is poor, the AF-assist illuminator
may light to assist the focus operation when the shutter-release button is
pressed halfway. The illuminator has a range of about 16.0 feet at the maximum
wide-angle position and 8.166 feet at the
maximum telescopic position. You can turn this function on or off.
Motion Detection: Enable motion detection to reduce the
effects of subject movement and camera shake when shooting still pictures.
Exposure Modes: You can set the camera to suit
your level and style of photography. The mode choices include:
- Auto (Point-and-Shoot) Mode: The Auto Mode is a simple
point-and-shoot mode in which the majority of camera settings are controlled
by the camera. This mode is recommended for first-time users of digital
- Smart Portrait Mode: The camera detects smiling faces
using face priority and releases the shutter automatically. The Smart
Portrait mode contains the following menu options.
- Smile Timer: Among the detected faces, if a smile
is detected in the face that is framed by a double border, the camera
automatically release the shutter.
- Blink Proof: The shutter is release two times each
time a picture is taken; the camera chooses one image in which the
subject's eyes are open, and saves it.
- Blink Warning: Blink Warning, when activated alerts
you that the subject may have blinked and allows you to retake the
- Skin Softening: Skin Softening smoothes skin tone
at three different levels for optimal portraits.
- Scene Modes: Camera settings are automatically adjusted
to suit the selected subject type. The Scene Modes include:
- Portrait: Useful for photographs where you want the
main subject to stand out clearly from the background.
- Landscape: For vivid landscape shots that enhance
outlines, colors, and contrast in such subjects as forests and skyscrapers.
- Sports: A fast shutter speed freezes motion for dynamic
- Night Portrait: For shots that provide natural balance
between the main subject and the background when shooting portraits under
- Party/Indoor: Shots include details of the background
behind the main subject, or to capture the effects of candlelight and other
indoor background lighting
- Beach/Snow: Vividly captures the brightness of subjects
such as snow fields, beaches or sunlit expanses of water
- Sunset: Preserves deep hues seen in sunsets and
- Dusk/Dawn: Preserves the colors seen in the weak
natural light before sunrise and after sunset
- Night Landscape: A slow shutter speed is used to
produce stunning night landscapes.
- Close Up: Used to capture vivid colors in close-up
shots of flowers, insects and other small objects, with the background
- Food: Used when taking pictures of food.
- Museum: Use indoors where flash photography is
prohibited or in other settings in which you do not want to use flash
- Fireworks Show: Slow shutter speeds are used to capture
the expanding burst of light from fireworks.
- Copy: Provides clear pictures of text or drawings on a
white board, business card or in other printed matter
- Back Light: Use when light is coming from behind your
subject or when your subject is in the shade but the background is brightly
- Panorama Assist: When taking a series of pictures that
will later be joined to form a single panorama using the supplied Panorama
- Movie Mode: Shoot standard definition movies with sound recorded via the built-in
Color Options: When you are shooting your images, you can
make certain colors more vivid, or record the images in monochrome. You have the
- Standard Color: The images will be recorded in their
- Vivid Color: You can use this to give your images a
vivid, "photoprint" colors.
- Black and White: The image will be recorded in black
- Sepia: The image will be recorded in sepia tones.
- Cyanotype: The image will be recorded in cyan-blue
Compensation: You can alter the exposure from the value suggested by the
camera, making pictures brighter or darker. You can adjust the exposure from
-2.0 to +2.0 EV in 1/3 steps.
ISO Settings: Sensitivity is
the measure of how quickly the camera reacts to light. The higher the
sensitivity, the less light needed to make an exposure. The camera features the
following ISO settings - ISO 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 200, 3200, 6400, Auto (auto gain
from ISO 80-800) or Fixed Auto (fixed auto gain from ISO 80-200 or 80-400).
White Balance: You can set the White Balance to Auto, Daylight, Incandescent, Fluorescent,
Cloudy, or Flash. You can also choose Preset White Balance and use a
neutral-colored object as a reference to set the white balance under unusual
Built-in Flash: The Coolpix S1000pj has a built-in Speedlite flash with a range of
1.0 foot to11.0 feet (Wide angle) and 1.0 feet to 8.0 feet (Telephoto). You can choose from the following flash modes:
Auto: Flash fires automatically when lighting is poor.
Auto with Red-eye Reduction: Pre-flash fires before main flash to reduce
Flash Off: Flash will not fire, even when lighting is poor.
Fill Flash: Flash will fire whenever a picture is taken.
Slow Sync: Auto flash combined with slow shutter speeds.
Play, Edit, and Print Functions
Built-in Projector: The Nikon Coolpix S1000pj digital camera features an ultra-small, built-in projector that allows you to project your recorded pictures
and movies on a nearby wall. The S1000pj
is equipped with a single lamp/single LCD panel projection system which is
capable of projecting a 640 x 480 image. The S1000pj's projections system
consists of a 0.4" reflective panel (4:3 aspect ratio) with approximately 921k
pixels, a 21mm f/3.5 manual focus projector lens, and one high-luminance white
LED light source. The built-in projector can display an image size of 5-inches
at a distance of 10-inches or 40-inches at a distance of 6.5-feet. The Coolpix S1000pj comes
supplied with a small projector stand and IR remote control for easy setup and
operation. The built-in projector offers manual focusing.
Auto Sort Mode: Pictures
and movies will automatically be sorted in any of the following folder names
after shooting them for convenient playback - Smile, Landscape, Movie,
Portraits, Dusk to Dawn, Retouched Copies, Food, Close-Ups, Other Scenes.
Favorites: Pictures can be
added to the Favorites folders and sorted for showing on vacation, at weddings,
etc. Adding an image to favorites will allow you to playback only the vent you
want to see. A single picture can be added to multiple folders. The camera
features 9 favorite folders which can contain up to 200 pictures each.
Copy: You can internally copy
images and voice recordings between the camera's internal memory and an inserted SD-card.
Show Playback: View pictures in the internal memory or on the memory card in an
automatic slide show with about three seconds between pictures. Maximum
slide show duration is 30 minutes without operation.
Thumbnail Playback: Display 4, 9, or 16 picture
thumbnails by simply placing two fingers on the picture currently displayed and
pinching them together.
Calendar Display: This mode allows you to choose images from
a 31-day calendar.
List-by-Date Mode: In this mode, pictures taken on a
specified date can only be displayed.
During playback, you can enlarge a still image up to 10x by simply placing two
fingers on the picture currently displayed and spreading them apart.
Rotate Image: Recorded pictures
can be rotated 90-degrees clockwise or counter-clockwise on the unit's LCD
Editing Picture: You can use the Coolpix S100pj to edit
recorded pictures in-camera and store them as separate files. You can choose
from the following editing functions.
- Quick Retouch: Easily create retouched copies in which
contrast and saturation have been enhanced.
- D-Lighting: D-Lighting can be used to brighten dark or
backlit subjects. While playing back an image, you can select the D-Lighting
function, apply it, and save the corrected image without harming the
properly exposed areas of the image.
- Skin Softening: Skin softening can be applied to faces
that are detected in pictures already taken, to make skin appear smoother.
Pictures edited with this functions are stored as separate files.
- In-Camera Cropping: This feature allows you to crop out
the part of the image you don't want and keep the part you do.
- Resizing Pictures (Small Picture): You can create a
small copy of a recorded image. The copy will be stored as a JPEG file with
a compression ratio of 1:16. You can choose from the following sizes:
- 640 x 480: Suited to television playback.
- 320 x 240: Suited to display on web pages.
- 160 x 120: Suitable for email attachments.
Voice Memos: Using the camera's microphone, you can record a voice memo during full-screen
playback to be associated with a particular picture. Voice memos are recorded as long as the shutter release is held down,
to a maximum length of 20 seconds.
Protect: The camera allows you
to protect selected pictures from accidental deletion.
Multi-Language Menu: You can
choose from 24 different menu display languages including English,
Spanish or French.
Printing Pictures: You can print pictures stored in the
internal memory or on the memory card by using the Print Set option in the
playback menu. Using DPOF (Digital Print Order Form), you can designate which
images to print, and how many copies to print.
Power Requirements: The Coolpix S1000pj is powered by a
supplied rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (EN-EL12). A battery charger (MH-65)
is also supplied. The supplied rechargeable battery will last up to
approximately 220 shots on one charge. It also provides up to 1-hour of playback
using the built-in projector. A fully-exhausted battery charges in about 2 hours
and 30 minutes. For longer periods of use, it is recommended to power the camera
using the optional AC adapter (EH-62F, sold separately).
Auto Off: When
the camera is operated on battery power, the Auto Off mode will automatically
turn off the monitor to reduce the drain on the batteries if no operations are
performed for the length of time specified in the Auto Off menu. The time limit
for the Auto Off mode can be set to 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes or 30
Output: The Coolpix S1000pj features a single proprietary jack on the bottom of
the camera for connecting the supplied AV or USB cable. This one output allows you
to download your photos to your computer or printer via USB using the supplied
USB cable, or view your photos
on a TV using the supplied AV cable. The USB interface is USB 2.0 High Speed compatible. The video output is NTSC or PAL compatible.
Software Suite CD-ROM: The supplied Software Suite CD-ROM
contains Nikon Transfer, Panorama Maker and related software. Nikon Transfer is
used to copy (transfer) pictures from the camera to the computer and to perform
such other transfer-related functions as making backups and embedding
information in pictures as they are transferred. Panorama Maker is used for
creating panorama images from the camera's recorded still images.
System Requirements: The supplied software will work with
Windows and Macintosh. You computer will need to meet the following system
||Intel Celeron, Pentium 4, or Core series
processor with a clock speed of 1 GHz or faster recommended
||PowerPC G4 or G5 model or Intel Core
or Xeon (Universal Binary) model
||Pre-installed versions of Windows Vista Service Pack
1 (32-bit Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate
editions), or Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Home Edition/Professional)
||MAC OS X (Version 10.3.9, 10.4.11,
||Windows Vista: 1GB or more with a
minimum of 128MB free
Windows XP: 512MB or more (1GB or more recommended), with a minimum
of 128MB free
|512MB or more (1GB or more
recommended), with a minimum of 128MB free
|Hard Disk Space
||1GB or more required when software is