COOLPIX S4000 Firmware

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This software update program is for the customer-owned product listed above (the “affected product”), and is provided only on acceptance of the agreement listed below. By selecting “Accept” and clicking “Download”, you are held to have accepted the terms and conditions of the agreement. Be sure you understand the terms of the agreement before beginning download.

This software is for upgrading the COOLPIX S4000 firmware from v1.0, v1.1, and v1.2 to v1.3. Verify your camera’s firmware version using the instructions below. If this latest version is already installed in your camera, you need not update the firmware.

Be sure that you have read and understand the terms of the license agreement before initiating download of this software from the links at the bottom of this page.

Precautions to be observed when upgrading firmware
• When firmware is updated, images recorded to the camera’s internal memory are erased.  Be sure to back up necessary images recorded to the camera’s internal memory to a memory card or computer before upgrading the firmware.

Modifications enabled in this version

  • When the Charging AC Adapter EH-68P and USB Cable UC-E6 were connected to the camera to charge the Rechargeable Li-ion Battery EN-EL10 with the EN-EL10 at or very near full exhaustion, the battery sometimes could not be charged. This issue has been resolved. 

How to verify your cameras current firmware version

If the latest firmware version is already installed on your S4000 you need not proceed with download or installation of this Firmware Upgrade. The current firmware version can be verified from the Firmware version item in the camera's setup menu.

  1. Turn on the camera.
  2. Tap MENU in the main display and then tap Image (setup). 
  3. Tap Firmware version in the Image (setup) menu.
  4. The camera's firmware version will be displayed.  
  5. Turn off the camera.

Quick Install Guide

This is the quick install guide, for detailed instructions click the link below.

Power the camera from AC adapter unit or use a fully charged battery.

  1. Create a new folder with an appropriate name on your computer's hard drive.
  2. Download the Windows (.EXE) or Mac (.DMG) file from the links at the bottom of this page to the folder created in step 1.
  3. Run the downloaded file to create a folder called S4000Update which contains the firmware folder.
  4. Use a card reader or similar device to copy the firmware folder to the root directory of a formatted memory card.   
  5. Insert the memory card into the camera's memory card slot and turn on the camera.
  6. Tap Firmware version in the Image (setup) menu and follow instructions displayed to upgrade the firmware.
  7. After the upgrade is complete, turn the camera off and remove the memory card.
  8. Access the Firmware version item in the camera's setup menu to confirm that the firmware has been upgraded.

Detailed Firmware Upgrade instructions
Detailed Firmware Upgrade instructions

System Requirements


Operating System
Microsoft Windows 8 (all editions)
Microsoft Windows 7 (all editions)
Microsoft Windows Vista (all editions)
Microsoft Windows XP Professional
Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition
*SD Card reader or computer with built-in SD memory card slot required.

Mac OS X

Operating System
Mac OS X version 10.1.5 - 10.8.2

Download file: F-S4000-V13W.exe (6.16 MB)
Contains the following file: firmware.bin

Download file: F-S4000-V13M.dmg (8.07 MB)
Contains the following file: firmware.bin

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