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My New Nikon Coolpix P530

October 2, 2014

I bought a new camera to replace the failed Olympus. The new one is a Nikon Coolpix P530.
It hasn't arrive yet. I can't wait.

Here are the specs:

Effective Pixels

16.1  million

Sensor Size

1 /
2.3  in.

Monitor Size

3.0  in. diagonal

Monitor Type

Wide Viewing Angle
 with  Anti-reflection coating
5-level brightness adjustment

Storage Media

SD memory card
SDHC memory card
SDXC memory card


Full HD: 1920x1080/ 30p
Full HD: 1920x1080/ 60i
Full HD: 1920x1080/ 50i
HD: 1280x 20/ 30p
HD: 1280x720/ 25p
HS 1920x1080/ 15p
HS 1920x1080/ 12.5p
HS 640x480/ 120p
HS 640x480/ 100p
HS 1280x720/ 60p
HS 1280x720/ 50p
iFrame 720/ 30p
iFrame 720/ 25p
VGA 640x480/ 30p
VGA 640x480/ 25p

ISO Sensitivity

ISO  100
- 1600
ISO 3200, 6400 (available when using P, S, A or M mode)
ISO Hi 1 (equivalent to ISO 12,800) (available when using High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)

Top Continuous Shooting Speed at full resolution

Up to  7  shots at
 approx.  7 frames per second

Battery / Batteries

Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5

Approx. Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth)

4.9  in.
 ( 122.8  mm )
 x  3.4 in.
 ( 84.1  mm )
 x  3.9  in.
( 98.2  mm )

Approx. Weight

17.5  oz.
 ( 494  g )

October 8, 2014

I got the camera on Monday. I really like it. Here is one of the first photos I've taken.

October 14, 2014

We were on vacation & I got to experiment with some of the capabilities and I like the results.

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