Nikon CoolPix L340 Manual for Your Nikon Travel Friendly Bridge Camera

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    1. The Introduction to the Manuals
    2. Nikon COOLPIX L340 Whole Appearance
    3. The Camera Specification
    4. Price and Impression
    5. Nikon COOLPIX L340 User Manual

The Introduction to Nikon COOLPIX L340 Manual

By the record, a manual is something that is really important as a complement for an electronic product, especially digital camera. From this manual, there will be a lot of information obtained.

Nikon CoolPix L340 Manual - camera front faceSomething like specification, instruction, camera parts, settings, features, and other related information will be something possible to obtain. This is why we aim to bring the Nikon COOLPIX L340 Manual here. With this manual, we hope that we can help users as well as enthusiasts to understand more about this Nikon camera product.

Nikon COOLPIX L340 Camera Whole Appearance

Before getting deeper to the Nikon COOLPIX L340 Manual and its specification, firstly, we will talk about the overall look of this camera first. As we all know, it is generally stated that upgrading the products from time to time is the digital camera manufacturer’s key success.

This step is done to fulfill the users need as well as following the world’s trend. By this reason, Nikon also pays more attention on this thing. Not only upgrading the specification, but they also upgraded the look of it. Are you curious about it? Here is the review of Nikon COOLPIX L340 Look.

The first thing to say about Nikon CoolPix L340 is that this camera is easy to use. Especially, when based on the Nikon CoolPix L340 manual, the camera has the dimension of 111.1 x 76.3 x 83.3 mm. The bridge design has feel like you are holding a DSLR camera. It offers good balance and sturdy grip. Nikon CoolPix L340 also has plastic body. Almost the entire front side is covered with lens house and a big rubberised hand grip is stuck onto it.Nikon CoolPix L340 Manual - camera side

This design, somehow, brings its own comfort and simplicity at a same time. Nikon CoolPix L340 Manual also states that the camera has big 3-inch LCD with resolution of 460K dots that functions as view finder as well. There is no OVF or EVF on this camera. Nikon CoolPix L340 has built-in pop out flash on the top side alongside to shutter release button, On/Off button and zoom wheel. Overall, the design of this camera is brilliant. And the idea of applying DSLR-like design on this camera gives you a comfortable and easy operation.

The Specification of Nikon CoolPix L340

Nikon CoolPix L340 is interesting camera since it comes with affordable price. But, it is featured with nice features even though we can’t say advanced features. This camera is released to compete in value-to-money camera which offers some basic interesting features. But, it still manages to have compact and easy to use kind of camera.

As a point and shoot camera, this camera is featured with some features that will enough to be your travel mate or daily gear photography. Nikon CoolPix L340 manual also states that this cool camera is boasted with 20.2 MP CCD sensor. This sensor has size of 1/2.3-inch with ISO sensitivity range of 80 -1600. This is what you can also find on the predecessor, CoolPix L330. The NIKKOR lens on Nikon CoolPix L340 has aperture of f/3.1 – 5.9. And the vocal length is 4 – 112 mm (equivalent to 22.5 – 630mm).

The one difference between this camera and the predecessor is the zoom ability. L340 has 28x zoom and L330 has lower number with 26x zoom. Nikon CoolPix L340 manual also states that the camera can record HD 720p video. Again it is the same resolution with what L330 also offers. To reduce shake, this camera is featured with VR Image Stabilization.Nikon CoolPix L340 Manual for Your Nikon Travel Friendly Bridge Camera

The feature that you may not find in other camera is blink-alert. This feature will notify you when you will take a portrait picture and somebody is blinking. Overall, the features on Nikon CoolPic L340 will be enough to cover your need on a daily gear camera.

Nikon CoolPix L340 Quick Specification

Effective pixels
Effective pixels 20.2 million
(Image processing may reduce the number of effective pixels.)
Image sensor
Image sensor 1/2.3-in. type CCD
Total pixels: approx. 20.48 million
Lens NIKKOR lens with 28x optical zoom
Focal length 4.0-112 mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 22.5-630 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Maximum aperture f/3.1-5.9
Construction 12 elements in 9 groups (1 ED lens element)
Digital zoom magnification
Digital zoom magnification Up to 4x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2520 mm lens in 35mm [135] format)
Vibration reduction
Vibration reduction Lens-shift VR
Autofocus (AF)
Focus range [W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity
[T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinity
Macro mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (when zoom is set to middle position) to infinity
(All distances measured from center of front surface of lens)
Focus-area selection Center, face detection, target finding AF
Monitor 7.5 cm (3-in.), approx. 460k-dot, TFT LCD with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment
Storage Media SD , SDHC , SDXC
Internal memory (approx. 43 MB)
File system DCF and Exif 2.3 compliant
File formats Still images: JPEG
Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio:PCM monaural)
Image size (pixels)
Image size (pixels) 20M (High) [5152 x 3864 ★]
20M [5152 x 3864]
10M [3648 x 2736]
4M [2272 x 1704]
2M [1600 x 1200]
VGA [640 x 480]
16:9 [5120 x 2880]
1:1 [3864 x 3864]
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity) ISO 80-1600
Metering method Matrix, center-weighted (digital zoom less than 2x), spot (digital zoom 2x or more)
Exposure modes Programmed auto exposure and exposure compensation (-2.0 – +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Shutter type Mechanical and charge-coupled electronic shutter
Shutter speed 1/1500-1 s
4 s (Fireworks show scene mode)
Built-in flash
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto) [W]: 0.5-4.7 m (1 ft 8 in.-15 ft)
[T]: 1.5-2.4 m (5 ft-7 ft 10 in.)
Control TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
USB connector Hi-Speed USB
Supports Direct Print (PictBridge)
Also used as audio/video output connector (NTSC or PAL can be selected for video output.)
DC input connector For AC Adapter EH-67 (available separately)
Supported languages for camera menus
Supported languages for camera menus Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese (European and Brazilian), Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tamil, Telugu, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
Power source
Power source Four LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries
Four FR6/L91 (AA-size) lithium batteries
Four EN-MH2 rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (available separately)
AC Adapter EH-67 (available separately)
Battery life*1
Battery life of still shooting Approx. 370 shots when using alkaline batteries
Approx. 960 shots when using lithium batteries
Approx. 600 shots when using EN-MH2 batteries
Tripod socket
Tripod socket 1/4 (ISO 1222)
Dimensions / weight
Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 111.1 x 76.3 x 83.3 mm ( 4.4 x 3.1 x 3.3 in.)
(excluding projections)
Weight Approx. 430 g ( 15.2 oz ) (including batteries and memory card)
Supplied accessories
Supplied Accessories*2 LR6/L40 (AA-size) alkaline batteries (x4) *, Lens Cap LC-CP25 (with cord), USB Cable UC-E16, Camera Strap
* The included batteries are for trial use only.

Nikon CoolPix L340 Price and Impression

Nikon CoolPix L340 Manual for Your Nikon Travel Friendly Bridge CameraHowever, we can’t expect too much on a basic daily gear camera like Nikon CoolPix L340. But, at least it has plus point like micro HDMI to directly connect with your TV. More than that, Nikon CoolPix L340 has USB 2.0 to connect with your PC.

To expand storage, this camera support SD/SDHC/SDXC. And It needs four AA batteries to operate. Priced with range of $200, this camera is recommended for travelling companion.

Nikon COOLPIX L340 Manual User Guide

We have said previously that the purpose of this article is to bring the Nikon COOLPIX L340 Manual onto the surface. With this manual, we hope that we can help both user and enthusiast to understand about this camera product more than before.

So, after all, they can be better in operating as well as treating this camera. And one thing to be noted, that we will provide the Nikon COOLPIX L340 Manual in PDF file format. So, before downloading it, make sure that you have PDF reader software installed in it.

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