Nikon Coolpix P510 adapts photography to any given photographic situation and can bend any photographic situation to your photographic purposes.
Its specs include
Its 7.5 cm, 921k-dot, wide viewing angle TFT LCD monitor is endowed with anti-reflection coating and 5-level brightness adjustment.
The 42x NIKKOR lens optical zoom offers 4.3-180mm focal length and f/3-5.9 f number.
Vibration Reduction (VR)
Lens-shift type VR is for stabilization of images to ward off any possibility of image blurring.
Its TTL auto flash with monitor pre-flashes which offers (W): 0.5 to 8.0 m and (T): 1.5 to 4.5 m range.
The 1 / 2.3 inch type CMOS sensor, featuring 16.79 million pixels, is brilliant when it comes to sensing images.
Camera Effective Pixels
This camera offers 16.1 million camera effective pixels towards achieving perfect image resolution.
Aperture, Shutter Speed & ISO
Features electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm that offers 10 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode).
And has mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter that offers 1/4000 to 1 s 1/4000 in Auto mode, scene mode and special effects mode; 2 s in Tripod in Night landscape scene mode; 4 s in Fireworks show scene mode; 1/4000 to 8 s in P, S, A and M modes when ISO sensitivity is set to 100 in M mode; 1/4000 to 4 s when ISO setting is fixed at 100, 200 or 400 in P, S or A mode, and when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200 or 400 in M mode; 1/4000 to 2 s when ISO is fixed at 800; 1/400 to 1 s when ISO is set at 1600, and when set to Auto or Fixed range auto in P,S or A mode; 1/4000 to 1/2 s when ISO is fixed at 3200 or Hi 1; 1/4000 to 1/125 s (Continuous H: 120 fps); and 1/4000 to 1/60 s (Continuous H: 60 fps).
This camera offers 100 to 3200 Standard Output Sensitivity.
Contrast-detect AF offers approximately 50 cm to infinity (W), 1.5 m to infinity (T) and approximately 1 cm (at a wide-angle zoom position) to infinity in Macro mode.
It also features Focus-area selection, having Face priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking and target finding AF.
It’s 0.5 cm electronic viewfinder that features 201k-dot equivalent LCD with diopter adjustment function and covers 100% horizontal and 100% vertical frames in shooting compared to actual picture, and covers 100% horizontal and 100% vertical frames in playback mode compared to actual picture.
Shooting & Capturing Modes
Shooting mode includes Auto, Scene (Scene auto selector, Portrait, Close-up, Landscape, Food, Sports, Museum, Night portrait, Fireworks show, Party/indoor, Black and white copy, Beach, Panorama, Snow, Pet portrait, Sunset, 3D photography, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Landscape and Backlighting), Special effects, P, S, A, M and user settings.
You can continuously shoot in Single, Continuous H (at about 7 fps), Continuous L (30 frames at 1 fps), Pre-shooting cache (up to 20 frames at up to 15 fps), Continuous H (120 fps), Continuous H (60 frames at about 1/60 s or faster), BSS, Multi-shot 16 and Intvl timer shooting.
And if you are in for movie shooting, you can shoot HD 1080p (fine), 720p, iFrame 960x540, VGA: 640x480 at 30 fps and 640x480 movies at HS 120 fps, 1280x720 movies at 60 fps and 1920x1080 movies at 15 fps.
It’s powered by rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 which allows you approximately 240 still shots and 1 h 50 min of HD 1080p movie.
Other Important Features
Self-timer: selected from 10 s and 2 s
Hi-Speed USB Interface
MTP, PTP data transfer protocol and
Video & HDMI output
Indeed, shooting with Nikon Coolpix P510 will stuff your photographic concept into the subject you intend to capture.
Electronic viewfinder, 0.5-cm (0.2-in.) approx. 201k-dot equivalent LCD with the diopter adjustment function (-4 to +4 m-1)
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Frame coverage (shooting mode)
Approx. 100% horizontal and 100% vertical (compared to actual picture)
Mechanical and CMOS electronic shutter
Auto mode, scene mode, special effects mode 1/4000* to 1 s 1/4000* to 2 s (Tripod in Night landscape scene mode) 4 s (Fireworks show scene mode) P, S, A, and M modes 1/4000* to 8 s (when ISO sensitivity is set to 100 in M mode: including when set to Auto or Fixed range auto) 1/4000* to 4 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 100, 200, or 400 in P, S, or A mode, and when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 200 or 400 in M mode) 1/4000* to 2 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 800) 1/4000* to 1 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 1600, and when set to Auto or Fixed range auto in P, S, or A mode) 1/4000* to 1/2 s (when ISO sensitivity is fixed at 3200 or Hi 1) 1/4000 to 1/125 s (Continuous H: 120 fps) 1/4000 to 1/60 s (Continuous H: 60 fps) * The aperture value is f/8.3.
Up to 2x (angle of view equivalent to that of approx. 2000 mm lens in 35mm  format)
14 elements in 10 groups (4 ED lens elements)
4.3-180mm (angle of view equivalent to that of 24-1000 mm lens in 35mm  format)
Focus range (from lens)
[W]: Approx. 50 cm (1 ft 8 in.) to infinity, [T]: Approx. 1.5 m (5 ft) to infinityMacro close-up mode: Approx. 1 cm (0.4 in.) (at a wide-angle zoom position beyond the triangle mark) to infinity
Face priority, auto (9-area automatic selection), center, manual with 99 focus areas, subject tracking, target finding AF
224-segment matrix, center-weighted, spot
Programmed auto exposure with flexible program, shutter priority auto, aperture-priority auto, manual, exposure bracketing, motion detection, exposure compensation (-2.0 to +2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 EV)
Data Transfer Protocol
Can be selected from Auto, 480p, 720p, and 1080i
Can be selected from NTSC and PAL
Inbuilt Memory (MB)
Image size (pixels)
16 M 4608x3456 8 M 3264x2448 4 M 2272x1704 2 M 1600x1200 VGA 640x480 16:9 12M 4608x2592 16:9 2M 1920x1080 3:2 4608x3072 1:1 3456x3456
1/2.3-in. type CMOS; approx. 16.79 million total pixels
TTL auto flash with monitor preflashes
Auto, Scene (Scene auto selector, Close-up, Portrait, Food, Sports, Museum, Night portrait, Fireworks show, Party/indoor, Black and white copy, Beach, Panorama, Snow, Pet portrait, Sunset, 3D photography, Dusk/dawn, Night landscape, Landscape, Backlighting), Special effects, P, S, A, M, User settings
Single (default setting), Continuous H (Pictures are continuously shot at about 7 fps), Continuous L (Up to about 30 frames at about 1 fps), Pre-shooting cache (Up to 20 frames at up to 15 fps), Continuous H: 120 fps (60 frames at about 1/125 s or faster), Continuous H: 60 fps (60 frames at about 1/60 s or faster), BSS (Best Shot Selector), Multi-shot 16, Intvl timer shooting
HD 1080p(fine) (default setting): 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 1080p: 1920 x 1080/approx. 30 fps, HD 720p: 1280 x 720/approx. 30 fps, iFrame 540: 960 x 540/approx. 30 fps, VGA: 640 x 480/approx. 30 fps, HS 120 fps: 640 x 480/approx. 120 fps, HS 60 fps: 1280 x 720/approx. 60 fps, HS 15 fps: 1920 x 1080/approx. 15 fps
DCF, Exif 2.3, DPOF, and MPF compliant
Still pictures: JPEG 3D pictures: MPO Sound files (voice memo): WAV Movies: MOV (Video: H.264/MPEG-4 AVC, Audio: AAC stereo)
Can be selected from 10 s and 2 s
Electronically-controlled 6-blade iris diaphragm
10 steps of 1/3 EV (W) (A, M mode)
ISO sensitivity (Standard output sensitivity)
ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, Hi 1 (equivalent to 6400) Auto (auto gain from ISO 100 to 1600) Fixed range auto (ISO 100 to 400, 100 to 800) Hi 2 (equivalent to 12800) (High ISO monochrome in special effects mode)
One Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL5 (included) AC Adapter EH-62A (available separately)
Still pictures*1: Approx. 240 shots Movies*2: Approx. 1 h 10 min (HD 1080p(fine) (1920x1080))
1/4 (ISO 1222)
Range (approx.) (ISO sensitivity: Auto)
[W]: 0.5 to 8.0 m (1 ft 8 in. to 26 ft) [T]: 1.5 to 4.5 m (5 ft to 14 ft)
Less than 85% (no condensation)
Audio/video output; digital I/O (USB); HDMI Mini Connector (Type C) (HDMI output)
0C to 40C (32F to 104F)
Receiver frequency 1575.42 MHz (C/A code), geodetic system WGS 84