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Nikon COOLPIX 5000
3.3 out of 10

Nikon COOLPIX 5000

The Coolpix 5000 was first announced back in September this year Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Nikon COOLPIX 5000

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Overall 6
6.0

Okay but had issues

Wookieman, Amazon
31 January 2015
  • 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.
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Overall 6
6.0

A good little camera

Greg Jenkins, Amazon
11 March 2014
  • 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 reviews on it for years) and I don't regret it. The colors in the photos look very nice and appealing; warm and saturated.
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Overall 10
10

A nice, practical digital camera even after 10 years

miloszahradnik, Ebay
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.) makes this camera an ideal tool not only for such a purpose but even for inexpensive general photography.
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Overall 10
10

Great camera

Donna, Amazon
29 March 2013
  • 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. I already have a ton of accessories and lenses for this model so purchasing it seemed to be a reasonable solution.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good product at reasonable cost

rsanner, Ebay
29 November 2012
  • 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.
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Overall 8
8.0

A good camera that won't break the bank to buy !

highlandroversteven, Ebay
2 May 2012
  • Summary: Nice camera,especially for the money i spent. Going to use this as my backup eBay camera,at least till I get used to it,then it might become my main camera.
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Overall 10
10

Easy to use

christinapete2008, Ebay
3 November 2011
  • Summary: Easy to use. Just the right size. Easy enough my children can take pictures. Can take profesional type photos with this camera.
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Overall 10
10

Great work camera with video capture.

billstaffordjuno, Ebay
5 July 2011
  • 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.
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Overall 10
10

Still a great camera

Jerry Jackson Jr., Amazon
14 July 2005
  • 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. If you add the available wide angle lens to this camera you can get a fabulous 19mm wide angle lens!!! Nikon even offers an amazing fisheye lens for this camera.
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Overall 8
8.0

Can't See in the Dark

Gearsmith, Amazon
29 November 2004
  • 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. However, I cannot get this camera to work in the dark. It just wont. I went searched the manual for an answer and found none. It drives me insane.
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