Nikon 1 AW1 Digital Camera Reference Manual

At last, stunning images from a camera you don’t need to baby. From kayaking to mountain climbing, keep the rugged Nikon 1 AW1 by your side. Waterproof to 49 feet without a bulky protective housing – carry it rafting, swimming or snorkeling. Freezeproof to 14°F and shockproof to 6.6 feet, it’s ideal for snow sports and biking. Geotag images with the built-in GPS to share on GoogleEarth or other GPS-based social networking sites.

Shock-, Water-, and Dust-Proofing

Water- and Dust-Proofing

Important: Waterproof Lenses

Precautions: Shock-Proofing
Precautions: Water- and Dust-Proofing
Operating Environment


Before You Begin
Parts of the Camera
First Steps

Taking and Viewing Photographs

Point-and-Shoot Photography (Auto Mode)
Choosing a Creative Mode

Underwater Photography

Important: Precautions
Before Using the Camera Underwater
Taking Pictures Underwater
Tips and Tricks for Underwater Photography
After Using the Camera Underwater

Recording and Viewing Movies

Recording HD Movies
Recording Slow-Motion Movies

Other Shooting Modes

Choosing the Moment (Best Moment Capture)
Combining Photos with Brief Movie Vignettes (Motion Snapshot Mode)

More on Photography

Continuous Mode
Self-Timer Modes
Exposure Compensation
The Built-in Flash
The Action Button
The WU-1b Wireless Mobile Adapter

Location Data and Other Indicators

Altitude and Depth
Location Data
Track Logs
Calibrating the Electronic Compass

More on Playback

Photo Information
Thumbnail Playback
Calendar Playback
Playback Zoom
Deleting Pictures
Rating Pictures
Slide Shows


Installing the Supplied Software
Viewing and Editing Pictures on a Computer
Viewing Pictures on TV
Printing Photographs

The Playback Menu

Selecting Multiple Images
Image Review
Rotate Tall
Face-Priority Zoom
Edit Movie
Change Theme

The Shooting Menu

Reset Shooting Options
Exposure Mode
Image Quality
Image Size
Number of Shots Saved
Movie Before/After
File Format
Auto Distortion Control
Color Space
Active D-Lighting
Long Exposure NR
Optical VR
Electronic VR
Focus Mode
AF-Area Mode
Built-in AF Assist
Flash Control
Flash Compensation

The Movie Menu

Reset Movie Options
Frame Rate
Movie Settings
Movie Sound Options

The Image Processing Menu

Reset Processing Options
White Balance
ISO Sensitivity
Picture Control
Custom Picture Control
High ISO Noise Reduction

The Setup Menu

Reset Setup Options
Format Memory Card
Slot Empty Release Lock
Sound Settings
Auto Power Off
Shutter Button AE Lock
Control Lock
Altitude/Depth Options
Flicker Reduction
Reset File Numbering
Time Zone and Date
Auto Image Rotation
Pixel Mapping
Firmware Version

Technical Notes

Optional Accessories
Storage and Cleaning
Caring for the Camera and Battery: Cautions
Available Settings
Memory Card Capacity
Error Messages

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