Determining the Firmware Version

All operations of the Coolpix 995 are handled by a piece of software built into the camera. This program is usually referred to as a firmware. A new version of firmware not only eliminates some existing problems, but also introduces certain improvements. Therefore, knowing the version of the firmware being used is important.

To determine the version of firmware, hold the MENU button (left image below) while turning on the camera. The LCD monitor should display a message as shown in the right image below:

The message has a form of


where x.y is the version number. As of this writing, the most recent version is 1.6 as shown in the right image above. Please click here for firmware update information.

To use the camera, you need to turn it off and on again!