Summary: It's a good camera but was used it and had issues that the seller was not aware of as it was not fully tested in my opinion and I had to return and bought a new P&S camera with similar features made by another manufacturer.
Summary: This camera definitely has some issues, namely slow operational speed, (focusing and write times), which at first frustrated me, but it also has some compelling good points which is why I bought one, (even 12 years after it was released and I being fully aware of it's drawbacks having read the...
A nice, practical digital camera even after 10 years
28 May 2013
Summary: We are using these old cameras with a computer (and linux systems) for automatic monitoring of the Nature. The great list of useful and (now, in 2013, when this camera looks like quite an obsolete piece of equipment) very reasonable priced accessories (WC-68, FC-E8, TC-3ED etc.
Summary: I bought this same camera new several years ago and it quit working. I could only find two places who were willing to look at it and both are out of state. The cost of the new purchase was less than the shipping, insurance and minimum fee to diagnose the repair on my old camera.
Summary: I purchased this camera to replace this same model which I owned that malfunctioned. I have all the memory cards for this camera and other items and like camera so it made sense for me purchase.
Summary: with all of the available attachments, it is a good little work camera. Accessories such as the AA battery pack make this a good deal. I have located new in box stuff at B+H, Adorama etc for peanuts.
Summary: Even in mid 2005 the Nikon Coolpix 5000 is a remarkable digital camera. In skilled hands this camera can produce results that rival even today's best professional digital cameras. I've made several 16x20 prints from images taken with the Coolpix 5000 that look AMAZING.
Summary: I have had this camera for a while now, and I have taken some excellent pictures with it. I use a Macintosh, and it works with the computer beautifully, in contrast with the Olympus camera that I owned previously. The adjustable screen is nice and the zoom suits my needs.