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Can I change the file format on a coolpix so the

Can I change the file format on a coolpix L20/L19 so the pictures are a smaller file size. the pics that we've taken so far are all over 2mb each...limiting the ability to email multiple pictures

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Go into the Shooting Menu, select Image Mode, and select the desired image size/quality. If you want to go all the way, select 640 for 640x480 resolution (0.3 mp).

Be aware that if you do so, the pictures won't be usable for much more than email. You're certainly not going to make 4x6 prints from them. You may as well be using your cell phone, if it has a camera, instead of a 10 mp camera.

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L20 card is protected. Slide switch is in correct position, put new card in switch in the correct position, same message. Cards work in computer. Removed batteries, hour, and no difference.


The problem may be the card type or size. There are limitations to what the camera can support. Here is a link to a table of supported memory cards (Brand/size/type) that the Coolpix can accmmodate.
https://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16341/~/approved-memory-cards---coolpix-l20%2F-l19

Jul 10, 2016 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

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My nikon coolpix L20/L19 won't let me delete some pictures it reads write protection. How can i fix it?


Look at your memory card. SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.

Oct 04, 2011 | Cameras

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Lost manual. technology chalanged. how to erase unwanted pic's


While viewing the picture, press the trashcan button on the back of the camera.

You can download a copy of the manual from
http://support.nikonusa.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/16310/kw/L19/r_id/116678

You can order a printed manual from
http://shop.nikonusa.com/store/nikonusa/en_US/pd/productID.215420400

Aug 08, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

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How do I clear the pictures from my memory card? When I transferred the pic to my computer it asked if I wanted to clear the card but I wanter to be certain they were, in fact, transferred before I...


You can clear ALL pictures from the card by formatting it. In fact, the memory card should be formatted EVERY time you finish downloading pictures from it. This will prevent later problems.

To format the card in the L20, press the MENU button, select Setup (the wrench icon), then select "Format card" (the memory card icon).

Jan 13, 2011 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

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I'm unable to upload a photo to an on line dating site...The message I get is that the "photo likely exceeds Max.file size of 2MB" How can I upload photo in this case?? I'm using a...


If you're trying to upload a photo that has already been taken, you'll need to "resize" it in a photo-editing program. I don't know what's installed on your computer so I can't give you any specific advice. If you want to take the picture over again, just change the picture quality setting in your camera menu to a small number of megapixels to get a smaller picture.

Dec 16, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX L18 Digital Camera

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How do i set my picture timer to take a hands free pic with my nikon coolpix l20?


Press left on the multiselector (marked with a one-handed clock). Use up/down to select ON from the menu and press OK. The self-timer will fire the shutter ten seconds after you press the shutter release button.

Dec 13, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

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My Nikon Coolpix L20 will only delete one picture, and then the screen says "please wait" It's been over 20 mintues, and just yesterday it worked. It hasn't been dropped or anything.


Hi,

This might be a file error on the memory card.
This happens sometimes.
Save what you can from the card then format it in the camera a few times.

Hope this helps.

Feb 04, 2010 | Nikon COOLPIX L20 Digital Camera

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Transfer pics to computer


Hi there!

You dont need anything else actually. When you connect the usb cable and turn on your camera the OS on your computer will find your camera, then it will ask you what you want to do, select to open the folder on your camera, now you will see all the pictures on it, mark and copy the ones you want to move to your computer, go to the folder on your computer that you want to store them and past them in there. Thats all there is to do.

Good luck to u

Nic

Aug 11, 2009 | Nikon COOLPIX L19 Digital Camera

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I own a Nikon Coolpix L18, it is currently set to 8 MP. I want to minimize the file size, where can I find this in the camaera settings?


You can change the megapixel under the image mode. That would make the file size smaller. Otherwise, you can change the file size once you've transferred the pictures to the computer. There are various downloads available to do that.

Jun 16, 2008 | Nikon Cameras

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