Nikon Coolpix 4200 Review

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Nikon Coolpix 4200



Playback Modes & Screens


Nikon Coolpix 4200

The Playback screen displays the time and date of capture, the folder name and filename. The icon in the middle on the left indicates that this image is marked for Auto Transfer. A voice memo can be recorded by depressing the shutter button. On the bottom is the image quality/size and the image # / total # of images on the SD card or internal memory.



Nikon Coolpix 4200

Pressing the button in the center of the 4-way controller brings up this screen of image exposure data including the histogram.



Nikon Coolpix 4200
Nikon Coolpix 4200

Thumbnail index mode (Wide zoom button) displays 4 or 9 images per page.





Nikon Coolpix 4200

The image can be magnified from 1.2x to 6.0x in 0.2x steps, once enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way controller.





Nikon Coolpix 4200

Playback menu has options for Print set (DPOF) printing information, automated slideshow, image Delete, image Protect, Auto Transfer, Small pic and Copy. The Small Picture option creates a smaller image for email or web use, select from 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120 size.



Nikon Coolpix 4200

The Photo Trim option works in conjunction with playback zoom, allowing you to crop out a smaller section of an image and save it as a new image.



Nikon Coolpix 4200

Audio memos attached to images can be played back on the camera speaker.



Nikon Coolpix 4200

QuickTime movies are played back in full screen mode, playback starts by pressing the 4-way controller's center button. During playback, the 4-way controller's left and right buttons are used to select the playback controls displayed at the top of the LCD; pressing the center button performs the selected action. The bar at the bottom indicates the playback position with the running time in seconds displayed on the right.



Nikon Coolpix 4200

Set-Up menu options:
    Welcome screen - Change the image used in the power up screen
    Date - Set the internal time and date
    Monitor settings - Show/hide info, Framing grid, Monitor off
    Date imprint - Records date, or date & time onto image
    Brightness - Adjust the color LCD brightness
    Sound settings - Camera sounds for buttons, shutter, start-up
    Auto Off - Sleep delay time: 30s, 1m, 5m, 30m
    Format memory/card - Format internal memory or SD card
    Language - Menu language: German, English, French, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese, Korean
    USB - Select the USB protocol: PTP or Mass Storage
    Video Mode - Video output format: NTSC or PAL
    Reset All - Reset all settings to default
    Firmware version - Display the camera's internal software version




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