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Macintosh, Mac OS, and QuickTime are registered trademarks of Apple Com-
puter, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Cor-
The SD logo is a trademark of the SD Card Association. Adobe and Acrobat are
registered trademarks of Adobe Systems Inc. PictBridge is a trademark. D-Light-
ing technology is provided by o Apical Limited. All other trade names mentioned
in this manual or the other documentation provided with your Nikon product are
trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders.
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Preparation for Shooting
Basic Photography and
Playback: L (Auto) Mode
More on Playback
Recording and Viewing Movies
Shooting Suited for the Scene
- b Scene Mode
Connecting to Televisions,
Computers, and Printers
Shooting, Playback, and
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For Your Safety
To prevent damage to your Nikon product or injury to yourself or to others, read the
following safety precautions in their entirety before using this equipment. Keep these
safety instructions where all those who use the product will read them.
The consequences that could result from failure to observe the precautions listed in this
section are indicated by the following symbol:
Turn off in the event of
Should you notice smoke or an unusual
smell coming from the camera or AC
adapter, unplug the AC adapter and
remove the batteries immediately, taking
care to avoid burns. Continued operation
could result in injury. After removing or
disconnecting the power source, take
the equipment to a Nikon-authorized
service representative for inspection.
Do not disassembleTouching the product’s internal parts
could result in injury. Repairs should be
performed only by qualified technicians.
Should the camera break open as the
result of a fall or other accident, take the
product to a Nikon-authorized service
representative for inspection after
unplugging the product and/or removing
Do not use the camera or
AC adapter in the pres-
ence of flammable gas
Do not use electronic equipment in the
presence of flammable gas, as this could
result in explosion or fire.
Handle the camera strap
Never place the strap around the neck of
an infant or child.
Keep out of reach of chil-
Particular care should be taken to pre-
vent infants from putting the batteries or
other small parts into their mouths.
Observe caution when
Batteries may leak or explode if improp-
erly handled. Observe the following pre-
cautions when handling batteries for use
in this product:
• Before replacing the batteries, turn
the product off. If you are using an
AC adapter, be sure it is unplugged.
• Use only the batteries approved for
use in this product (c10). Do not
combine old and new batteries or
batteries of different makes or types.
• If Nikon rechargeable EN-MH1 NiMH
batteries are purchased separately,
charge and use each of them as a set.
Do not combine batteries from differ-
• Insert batteries in the correct orienta-
• Do not short or disassemble batteries
or attempt to remove or break battery
insulation or casing.
• Do not expose batteries to flame or to
• Do not immerse in or expose to
• Do not transport or store with metal
objects such as necklaces or hairpins.
• Batteries are prone to leakage when
fully discharged. To avoid damage to
This icon marks warnings, information that should be read before
using this Nikon product to prevent possible injury.
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iiithe product, be sure to remove the
batteries when no charge remains.
• Discontinue use immediately should
you notice any change in the batter-
ies, such as discoloration or deforma-
• If liquid from damaged batteries
comes in contact with clothing or
skin, rinse immediately with plenty of
Observe the following pre-
cautions when handling
the Battery Charger MH-71
• Keep dry. Failure to observe this pre-
caution could result in fire or electric
• Dust on or near the metal parts of the
plug should be removed with a dry
cloth. Continued use could result in
• Do not handle the power cable or go
near the battery charger during light-
ening storms. Failure to observe this
precaution could result in electric
• Do not damage, modify, forcibly tug
or bend the power cable, place it
under heavy objects, or expose it to
heat or flame. Should the insulation
be damaged and the wires become
exposed, take it to a Nikon-autho-
rized service representative for inspec-
tion. Failure to observe these
precautions could result in fire or elec-
• Do not handle the plug or battery
charger with wet hands. Failure to
observe this precaution could result in
Use appropriate cablesWhen connecting cables to the input
and output jacks, use only the cables
provided or sold by Nikon for the pur-
pose, to maintain compliance with prod-
Handle moving parts with
Be careful that your fingers or other
objects are not pinched by the lens cover
or other moving parts.
CD-ROMsThe CD-ROMs supplied with this device
should not be played back on audio CD
equipment. Playing CD-ROMs on an
audio CD player could cause hearing loss
or damage the equipment.
Observe caution when
using the flash
Using the flash close to your subject’s
eyes could cause temporary visual
impairment. Particular care should be
observed if photographing infants, when
the flash should be no less than one
meter (39 in.) from the subject.
Do not operate the flash
with the flash window
touching a person or object
Failure to observe this precaution could
result in burns or fire.
Avoid contact with liquid
Should the monitor break, care should
be taken to avoid injury caused by bro-
ken glass and to prevent liquid crystal
from the monitor touching the skin or
entering the eyes or mouth.