Inputs and Outputs Notes
Overview: The Nikon Coolpix S6500 allows you to create
beautiful photos and Full HD videos and instantly share them right from your
camera using the built-in Wi-Fi.
3.0" LCD Monitor: The Coolpix S6500
has a 3.0" TFT LCD monitor, featuring
approximately 460,000 dots, and an anti-reflection coating. The monitor has a
99% horizontal and vertical frame coverage for shooting and playback. You can
adjust the brightness of the monitor from -2 to +2.
Note: There is no separate viewfinder on the camera.
Image Sensor: The Coolpix S6500 features a
1/2.3" CMOS image sensor with a total pixel count of approximately 16.79-million pixels. The effective pixel count is 16.0-million.
Optics: The Coolpix S6500 uses a 12x NIKKOR
glass lens for superb image quality. The 4.5-54mm lens has an angle of view equivalent
to that of a 25-300mm lens in 35mm photography. Coupled with the 4x digital zoom, the
camera's total zoom capability is 48x. The angle of view is equivalent to that
of an approximately 1200mm lens (35mm format).
Built-in Wi-Fi: The camera has built-in Wi-Fi (compliant
with 802.11b/g/n) with a range of approximately 11 yards, and a data rate of up
to 20 Mbps. The camera's Wi-Fi capability can be used with iPhone, iPod touch,
and iPad, or smart devices running on the Android operating system. The Wireless
Mobile Utility application must be installed on the device. When you are connected to a wireless LAN, you can take your photos
and videos and email them to friends, post them on Facebook, upload them to my Picturetown, or wirelessly transfer them to your laptop. Once you have backed up
your memory card contents to your computer, you can delete them and resume
shooting right away.
Vibration Reduction: The Nikon
Coolpix S6500 offers Vibration Reduction (VR) to reduce blurring caused by camera shake when shooting.
The camera uses the lens-shift method of Vibration Reduction.
Recording Media: The Coolpix S6500 uses SD, SDHC, and SDXC memory cards to record still images and HD movies. In addition, the
S6500 has a built-in
25MB internal memory for saving images.
File Formats: The Coolpix S6500 records still images in JPEG
format. HD and SD movies are recorded in MOV format (Video: H.264; Audio: AAC
stereo). You have a choice of seven still image size options and eight movie
- Still Images:
- 16M (high image quality): 4608 x 3456 (1:4
- 16M: 4608 x 3456 (1:8)
- 8M: 3264 x 2448 (1:8)
- 4M: 2272 x 1704 (1:8)
- 2M: 1600 x 1200 (1:8)
- VGA: 640 x 480 (1:8)
- 16:9 12M: 4608 x 2592 (1:8)
- HD 1080p 1920 x 1080/30p: Bit Rate: 18 Mbps
- HD 1080p 1920 x 1080/30p: Bit Rate: 12 Mbps
- HD 720p 1280 x 720/30p: Bit Rate: 9 Mbps
- iFrame 540 960 x 540/30p: Bit Rate: 24 Mbps
- VGA 640 x 480/30p: Bit Rate: 2.9 Mbps
- HS Movies:
- HS 480/4x: 1/4x speed playback (record up
to 10 sec; playback 40 sec)
- HS 720/2x: 1/2x speed playback (record up
to 30 sec; playback 1 min)
- HS 1080/0.5x: 2x speed playback (record up
to 2 min; playback 1 min)
Shooting Modes: Using the camera's Menu, you can
select from the following shooting modes:
- Auto: Used for general photography; allows you to
adjust a variety of settings to suit the conditions.
- Scene: You can select a scene with settings optimized
for that type of scene: Scene Auto Selector, Portrait, Landscape, Sports, Night portrait,
Party/indoor, Beach, Snow, Sunset, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Close-up,
Food, Museum, Fireworks show, Black & White Copy, Backlighting, Easy Panorama,
Pet portrait and 3D Photography.
- Special Effects: You can apply the following effects to
images during shooting: Soft, Nostalgic Sepia, High-contrast monochrome,
High key, Low key, Selective color, Pop, Super Vivid, Painting, Toy Camera
effect (1 & 2), and Cross Process.
- Smart Portrait: Camera detects human faces and
automatically releases the shutter when they smile. A skin softening option
makes faces smoother.
3D Photography: With 3D Photography (in the Scene Shooting
Mode), the camera captures one image for each eye to simulate a
three-dimensional image on a 3D-compatible TV or monitor. After taking the first
image, you can move the camera horizontally to align the subject with the guide
in the monitor. The camera takes the second image automatically when it detects
that they are aligned. 3D images are saved in the MPO format.
Self-timer: The camera is equipped with a 10-second
self-timer for self-portraits
or a 2-second to prevent camera shake caused by pressing the shutter release
Flash: The built-in flash has a range of
3'-4" to 13' (Wide angle) and 5" to 6'-6" (Telephoto). You can choose from the following flash modes:
Auto, Auto (with Red-eye reduction), Fill Flash, Slow Sync, and Off.
Playback Menu: You can view photos one at a
time in full frame, or in a Thumbnail Playback of 4, 9, or 16 images. You can
also zoom in to magnify a single image up to 10x. When playing back movies, you
can pause/resume, rewind/advance, and adjust volume. Other playback menu options
include: Quick Retouch, D-Lighting, Glamour Retouch, Print Order, Slide Show, Protect,
Rotate Image, Small Picture, Voice Memo, and Copy (between internal
memory and memory card).
Power Requirements: The Coolpix S6500 is powered by the
supplied EN-EL19 rechargeable Lithium-Ion battery (3.7V, 700mAh, 2.6Wh). The battery is charged in
the camera using the supplied EH-70P AC adapter and UC-E6 USB cable. The
supplied rechargeable battery will last up to approximately 150 shots or 25
minutes of HD movie recording on one charge. A fully-exhausted battery charges
in about 3 hours, using the AC adapter and 3 hours 15 minutes when charging
while connected to a computer.
Power Saving Function: When the camera is operated on battery power,
after several minutes of no operations,
the monitor turns off and the camera enters the Standby mode. The Auto Off mode
can be set to 30 seconds, 1 minute, 5 minutes, or 30 minutes.
Inputs and Outputs Notes
HDMI: The Coolpix S6500 has a micro-HDMI (Type D) output for
connecting the camera to an HDTV for still image and movie playback. The image
resolution of the HDMI output can be set to Auto, 480p, 720p, or 1080i.
Output: The camera features a single proprietary jack for connecting the supplied USB cable
or the supplied AV cable. This output allows you
to download your photos to your computer or printer via USB using the supplied
USB cable, or connecting the camera to a TV (if you don't have an HDMI cable). The USB interface is USB 2.0 Hi-Speed compatible.
The Video Mode can be set to NTSC or PAL.
ViewNX2: The Nikon ViewNX 2 software CD-ROM is provided with
the camera. The ViewNX2 software
disc contains the following applications:
- Nikon Transfer 2: to transfer pictures from the camera to the computer
- ViewNX 2: for viewing, editing and printing your images
- Nikon Movie Editor: for basic editing of transferred
- Panorama Maker: for creating a single panorama image of a
landscape, etc. from a series of images that each capture a separate portion
of the subject.
Note: A 284-page Reference Manual is provided on a
separate CD-ROM disc.
System Requirements: The supplied software will work with
the following Windows and Macintosh Operating Systems:
- Windows: Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows
- Macintosh: OS X 10.6, 10.7, 10.8