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Nikon Inc. COOLPIX L28

The COOLPIX L28 features a 5x zoom, 20 megapixel resolution, and 720p HD video; and is powered by AA batteries.
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sd card what is the largest you can use

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highest SD card 2GB, highest SDHC card 32GB, and Higest SDXC is 128GB
For more in-dept information see #6 of the Technical Notes & Index of the manual. This page is located towards the end of the manual
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I currently use a 32 GB class 10 SDHC and it takes really good pictures.
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The list of approved memory card for Coolpix L28 is on page 19 of the "Technical Notes and Index" section of the reference manual in the in the link below (PDF 193/200).
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DOES THE COOLPIX L28 COME WITH A A/V CABLE FOR TV USEAGE?

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No.
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Camera fell and now lens will not retract and receive lens error message. Is there something I can do to fix it?

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Contact Nikon service and support(in the US 800-nikonus) you will be asked to send in te camera and they will evaluate the repair cost and get your approval first before repairing. If you decide not to repair it try will send it back to you(no charge for repair estimate)
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how can I transfer pictures from camera internal memory not on sd card to my computer

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To transfer images from the camera internal memory to a computer, you will need to use the camera USB cable.The process is the same as transferring images from an SD card in the camera. You can download Nikon View NX2 software from the link below and Use it to transfer the images. For transfer instructions, check the 'help' tab in the software.
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How to set the shutter speed manually ?

When I take photos of moving or shaking objects, it gets blurry. When click the capture button, it is showing the shutter speed as 1/60. I think if i can set it manually to something around 1/1600, it will improve the quality of image. Please tell me how can I set the shutter speed manually ?
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You cannot set the shutter speed manually with the COOLPIX L28. You might want to try using the Sports Scene Mode, please see page 34 of your pdf manual for more information. In this mode the camera will focus on the center of the frame, capture a maximum of 6 frames at a amx frame rate of 1.1 fps.
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Is there a firmware update to use date/time to create unique filenames?

I'm hoping I can find a firmware update for my coolpix L28 that uses the date/time stored in the camera to create unique filenames, instead of starting with dscn0000.jpg and iterating every time I clear the sd card.
I should be able to move pictures from one directory to another without having to mess with their filenames, or risk over-writing once-in-a-lifetime photos.
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In NIKON TRANSFER 2, there is an option to rename photos before they are transferred. This option is located under the primary destination tab. You can also rename the photos once they are transferred to your computer. Changing the files names via the L28 menu is not possible.
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What does this camera come with?

What accessories does this camera come with?!?! Thanks so much!
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UC-E16 USB Cable
Two AA Alkaline Batteries
AN-CP19 Strap
NikonView NX 2 CD-ROM
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What is the best setting for taking group photos (around 5 people) ?

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The L28 Smart Portrait Mode is perfect for portraits and group shots. Refer to page 39 of the manual for information about selecting Smart Portrait Mode.
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Underwater Photos with L28

With the appropriate housing for protection, what is the appropriate mode for taking underwater (scuba) photos with the L28?
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The L28 was not designed for underwater photography and therefore it does not have an underwater mode like the AW100, AW110, S30 and S31 underwater COOLPIX cameras. The underwater mode is designed to filter out blue so your images are more representative of the actual color of the objects you’re photographing.
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Deactivate picture review

Hello, is there any setting to deactivate and not to review the picture you have just shot?
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I am sorry, the COOLPIX L28 does not have a setting to turn off image review.
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Why does it say battery exhausted every time I take a (or even try) picture??!?!?!

I have only had it for a two months or less, and befor this started, it would take beautiful pics! But now it will either turn on and let me take only ONE picture (or not even let me!), or partially turn on by letting the picture capture thingy go out only half way and the screen stays black then immediately shuts of!!!
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You haven't mentioned whether you have tried changing the batteries. Use a high quality AA lithium battery for best results.
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Can the flash be turned off at users discretion?

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Yes it has a flash off mode.
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Can the digital zoom be disabled or turned off?

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The COOLPIX L28 digital zoom cannot be disabled. However, a zoom indicator is displayed at the top of the monitor when the zoom control is rotated. Both optical and digital zoom are displayed on the indicator and you can avoid using the digital zoom. The zoom indicator will also turn yellow when digital zoom is engaged. Refer to page 23 of the L28 manual for more information.
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How low of light can you have to take pictures and video effectively?

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There are preset scene modes that you can choose from in the COOLPIX L28 for your lighting conditions (Night Portrait, Dusk/Dawn, Party/Indoors, ect.,) and with Auto mode you can choose your ISO which increases the sensitivity to light.
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Can the zoom function be used while taking video?

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The L28 zoom cannot be used while a video is being recorded. Moving the zoom switch while a video is being recorded will activate the digital zoom and Image quality degrades when digital zoom is used.
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how do you adjust the iso

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L28 does not have user adjustable ISO.
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Help!!! Camera left outside on New Year's Eve and of course it was a drizzled the entire night!!

The Camera has lens will not retract and will not turn on at all. Is there any hope. This camera was just purchased as a gift for my daughter for Christmas. And unfortunately, I did not purchase a warranty.
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Ma be a little late now, but remove the battery and memory card, put the camera fully submerged in rice. Leave it in the rice for 3-4 days.
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Can I use rechargeable batteries with this camera?

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Applicable batteries for the COOLPIX L28 can be found on page 10 of the User's Manual.: http://www.nikonusa.com/pdf/manuals...
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Can the L28 zoom in and out at all while recording video?

I understand (from a previous post) that when the zoom lever is used during video recording only digital zoom is used, but does this still provide the ability to zoom in and out while recording? If not, then can someone please recommend a camera that will allow zooming in and out while recording video? Thanks for your help!
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Yes, The COOLPIX L28 can zoom in and out while recording.
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Is it a touch screen camera???

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