Nikon Coolpix 2000 Review

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Record Modes & Screens

Nikon Coolpix 2000

Typical Auto record mode LCD screen display.

Nikon Coolpix 2000

The QuickReview button lets you see the last image captured in a full screen without leaving Record mode. The image has the same overlay of information as it would in nomal playback mode. The image can be deleted by simply pressisng the Flash / Delete button above the LCD. Tap the shutter release to quickly return to Record mode.

The Shooting Menu in record:

Image Quality: JPEG images can be saved in Fine, Normal or Basic quality.
Image Size: 1632x1224, 1024x768, 640x480.
White balance: Auto, Manual preset, Fine (sunny), Incandescent,
Fluorescent, Cloudy or Speedlight.
Metering: Matrix, Spot, Center weighted.
Drive modes: Single, Continuous, Multi-shot 16
BSS: - Best Shot Selector takes a sequence of pictures and keeps the best one automatically. This is useful when shooting in dim light without the benefit of a tripod.
Exposure compensation: +/-2EV in 1/3EV increments
Image Sharpening: Auto, Normal, High, Low, Off

Set-up Menu (several of these options are also available in the Record Mode Set-Up menu):

Brightness: adjust brighter or darker w a preview screen.
CF Card Format: remormat theeh card and thereby delete all images.
Date: Adjust date / time
Auto Off: adjust delay to turn off camera to 30 sec's, 1, 5 or 30 min's.
Video mode: set video-out port to NTSC or PAL.
Language: set menu language.
USB: set USB output to PTP(priner) or Mass storage(computer).

Nikon Coolpix 2000

Animated look at the various Record and Scene mode screens (Auto, Movie, Party, Backlight, Portrait, Night Portrait, and Beach/Snow.)

Nikon Coolpix 2000

Typical screen display while in the Movie record mode. The Coolpix 2000 can record QuickTime MOVie clips up to 20 seconds in length at 320 x 240 resolution. There is no microphone so the movies are silent. The optical zoom can not be used during movie recording.

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