Nikon Coolpix L840 Digital Camera Reference Manual

Long zoom, a fast-handling design, built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication technology (NFC), all come together in the COOLPIX L840 to help you take your photos and videos to the next level. Zoom in and catch a great close-up, then send your image directly to your compatible smartphone to share the photo before the night is even over. Flip out the high-resolution tilting LCD screen, take a low-angle macro shot of a delicious meal and post it online before you even take your first bite. And forget about blurry photos and shaky videos – the COOLPIX L840′s compact grip-style design and Vibration Reduction (VR) helps keep your photos sharp and your videos steady, even in low light. Start sharing extraordinary views of your extraordinary life.


Read This First
For Your Safety
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN Network)

Parts of the Camera

The Camera Body
The Monitor

Preparing for Shooting

Attaching the Camera Strap and Lens Cap
Insert the Batteries and Memory Card
Turn the Camera On and Set the Display Language, Date, and Time

Basic Shooting and Playback Operations

Shooting with Scene Auto Selector Mode
Changing the Angle of the Monitor
Play Back Images
Delete Images
Changing the Shooting Mode
Using the Flash, Self-timer, Etc.
Recording Movies

Shooting Features

Scene Auto Selector Mode
Scene Mode (Shooting Suited to Scenes)
Special Effects Mode (Applying Effects When Shooting)
Smart Portrait Mode (Enhancing Human Faces When Shooting)
Short Movie Show Mode (Combining Movie Clips to Create Short Movies)
Auto Mode
Flash Mode
Macro Mode (Taking Close-up Pictures)
Exposure Compensation (Adjusting Brightness)
Default Settings (Flash, Self-timer, Etc.)
Functions That Cannot Be Used Simultaneously When Shooting

Playback Features

Playback Zoom
Thumbnail Playback/Calendar Display
List by Date Mode
Viewing and Deleting Images Captured Continuously (Sequence)
Editing Images (Still Images)

Recording and Playing Back Movies

Capturing Still Images While Recording Movies
Operations During Movie Playback
Editing Movies

Using Menus

The Shooting Menu (for Auto Mode)
The Smart Portrait Menu
The Playback Menu
The Movie Menu
The Wi-Fi Options Menu
The Setup Menu

Using the Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN) Function

Installing the Software on the Smart Device
Connecting the Smart Device to the Camera
Preselecting Images in the Camera That You Want to Transfer to a Smart Device

Connecting the Camera to a TV, Printer, or Computer

Connecting the Camera to a TV (Playback on a TV)
Connecting the Camera to a Printer (Direct Print)
Using ViewNX 2 (Transferring Images to a Computer)

Technical Notes

Caring for the Product
Cleaning and Storage
Error Messages
File Names
Optional Accessories

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