Nikon S8100 Manual — PDF Now Available For Download

First published on: Monday, 31 January 2011

Nikon S8100
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This 18.5 MB PDF instruction document (Nikon calls it the “Nikon S8100 Digital Camera User’s Manual”) for the Nikon S8100 should prove to be a fantastic read, all 220 pages of it — be sure to download it.

Both English Language (printable and non-printable) and Spanish (non-printable) versions of the Nikon S8100 Guide to Digital Photography / Camera Owner’s Manual can be downloaded at

Nikon S8100 Manual

Here are the direct links to the English and Spanish non-printable manuals — right-click and save to your hard drive.

For copyright purposes, the printable version of the Adobe Acrobat PDF document requires you to input your camera serial number and agree to a license, while the non-printable versions do not. You’ll get the following dialog box if you try to print the password-protected, non-printable document.

The non-printable version of the Nikon S8100 Manual is password-protected

The guide discusses the features of the S8100 and how to use the camera.

The use of accessories and the required settings are also explained. Some page references follow.

Page 143 of the manual notes that you’ll need a cable with a HDMI Mini connector on the end that connects to the S8100 in order to view high-quality movies from the camera on HDTV sets.
Connecting to a HDTV using a HDMI mini connector, on page 143 of the Nikon S8100 Manual

Instructions for using the AC Adapter EH-62F can be found on page 183 of the Nikon S8100 Manual.
Instructions for using the AC Adapter EH-62F on page 183 of the Nikon S8100 Manual

Here’s a list of related photography tips, books, DVDs and media that you might want to refer to for a tutorial-based approach to learning how to take great digital photos with the Nikon S8100:

  1. A couple of general pointers in Photography Tips.

  2. Digital Photography Secrets — Starts off with a free e-course on the basics of great photography.

  3. Popular Nikon S8100 books and other printed literature and reading material in the Arts & Photography and Books section on

  4. DVDs on Photography and Photography Tutorials.

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