Nikon Coolpix AW130 Digital Camera Reference Manual

When your life is full of amazing views and big moments, it’s hard not to share them all. Make the COOLPIX AW130 part of your go-to gear and start turning those radical moments into photos and Full HD videos that amaze. Waterproof, shockproof and freezeproof, the COOLPIX AW130 is ready for adventures. With built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication technology (NFC), you can transfer your photos right to a compatible smartphone so you don’t have to wait to share them; and built-in GPS records your coordinates and maps your shots. Strap the COOLPIX AW130 to your chest with Nikon’s optional harness and create jaw-dropping first-person photo sequences and videos that’ll make your friends feel like they were there. And since it’s a Nikon camera, the COOLPIX AW130 and it’s wide-angle (24mm equivalent) NIKKOR glass lens delivers image quality in a class of its own, even in low light.


Read This First
For Your Safety
Important: Shockproof, Waterproof, Dustproof, Condensation
Important: Notes About Location Data Functions (GPS/GLONASS, Electronic Compass)
Wi-Fi (Wireless LAN Network)

Parts of the Camera

The Camera Body
The Monitor

Preparing for Shooting

Insert the Battery and Memory Card
Charge the Battery
Turn the Camera On and Set the Display Language, Date, and Time

Basic Shooting and Playback Operations

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

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 Location Data Options Menu
The Setup Menu

Using Location Data Functions/Displaying Maps

Recording the Shooting Location Data to Images
Recording Logs
Displaying a Map
Recording Location Data to Images
Using Altimeter and Depth Gauge
Recording Movement Data Logs

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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