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Olympus C-7070 Wide Zoom




Record Screens & Menus


Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

Record mode screen showing onscreen data. Exposure mode is in the upper left corner, "A" indicates Aperture Priority, "P" for Program AE mode, "S" for Shutter Priority or "M" for Manual record mode.

Shown here is Program Shift "Ps" mode which is Program AE mode but with the shutter speed and/or aperture "shifted" from the normal automatic settings. The shutter speed is 1/50s, the aperture is F9.0 and the EV exposure compensation factor is 0.0. The image quality is SHQ (Super High Quality) and the image size is 3072 x 2304 (7 megapixels). The green "90" indicates the number of pictures remaining at the current size and quality setting. The xD-Picture Card media slot is selected.


Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

When you half-press the shutter release, the camera locks the exposure and focus. If the auto focus successfully locks a green confirmation "dot" is displayed. The red "lightning bolt" icon indicates the flash is charged and will fire.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

You can enable one of two different onscreen framing-assist guide marks.





Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

In Shutter-speed priority mode the user selects the desired shutter speed and the camera automatically selects the appropriate aperture value. If the shutter speed is too fast it will be displayed in red which tells you to select a slower speed. Slow shutter speeds allow for moving objects to "motion blur" and fast shutter speeds will "freeze" fast moving objects.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

In Aperture priority mode the user selects the desired aperture value and the camera automatically selects the appropriate shutter speed. Small apertures (large F-stop number) increase the depth of field (range of focus) whereas large apertures (small F-stop numbers) decreases the depth of field. In wide angle you can select from f/2.8 to f/11, at telephoto focal lengths the maximum aperture is f/4.8. Also shown here is the live histogram display.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

In Manual mode the proper exposure value is determined by changing both the shutter speed and the aperture values manually until the exposure compensation indicator reads "0.0". The camera provides no automatic exposure control in this mode.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

In Scene mode you select the desired mode from a sub-menu; Portrait, Sports, Landscape+Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene, Underwater Wide or Underwater Macro.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

Macro Focus mode covers a range of 8" to 31" with adjustable focal lengths. Super Macro allows for shooting from 1" to 8" but the focal length is fixed. The focus can be automatic or manually adjusted in both macro modes.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

Movie mode records VGA (640x480) or QVGA (320x240 pixel) resolution QuickTime motion JPEG with audio at 15 or 30 frames per second. SHQ (640x480 @ 30fps) recording is limited to 20 seconds, the length in HQ, SQ1 and SQ2 is limited only by available memory. The optical zoom cannot be used during recording but you can use the digital zoom.


Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

Movie mode menu options: Sound on/off, Stabilizer on/off, Quality SQH / HQ / SQ1 / SQ2, access to Mode Menu options.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

Pressing the MENU button while in any of the still image record modes will bring this shortcut menu. From here you can quickly jump to the DRIVE modes, Resolution or White Balance settings. Choosing the MODE MENU option brings up the entire menu of record options as shown in the next series of animated screens.

The shortcut menu options other than MODE MENU are user-configurable.



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

CAMERA menu options.

    Drive Mode - Single, Hi-Speed Sequential, Sequential, AF Sequential, AE Bracketing
    ISO - Sensitivity: Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400
    FLASH MODE -

      Flash Mode - Auto, Red-eye, Forced On, Slow-sync, Forced Off
      Flash Compensation - Adjust flash output level
      Flash Control - Select internal+external, external or slave flash
      Slow-sync - Slow-sync 1st curtain, Slow-sync 1st curtain + Red-eye, Slow-sync 2nd curtain

    FOCUS MODE -
      Focus Mode - AF, Macro, Oracle AF, Motion AF, MF, Super Macro, Super Macro + MF
      AF Mode - iESP = AF target moves automatically, Spot = AF target is fixed
      Fulltime AF - On = continuous AF, Off = single AF (default)

    Metering Mode - ESP, Spot, Multi (up to 8 points can be set), Center-weighted
    Selftimer - Off, Selftimer, Remote
    Digital Zoom - Enable/disable digital zoom
    Noise Reduction - Enable noise reduction for long exposures
    Function - Off, Panorama, B&W, Sepia
    Accessory - Off, Auxilliary Lens, Underwater
    - Record 4-sec. sound clip after picture, On or Off
    Frame Assist - Enable overlay guide lines on LCD display
    Histogram - Off, Display when +/- button is pressed, Always On, Direct
    My Mode - Assign one of four custom My Modes to the Mode Dial
    Scene - Select one of five regular or two underwater scene modes


Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

PICTURE menu options.

    Image Quality - RAW (3072x2304) with optional JPEG save, TIFF (3072x2304, 2592x1944, 2288x1712, 2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480), SHQ (3072x2304, 3:2 3072x2048), HQ (3072x2304, 3:2 3072x2048), SQ1 (2592x1944, 2288x1712, 2048x1536, 1600x1200 High or Normal), SQ2 (1280x960, 1024x768, 640x480 High or Normal)
    WB - White balance: Auto, Preset 1, Preset 2, Custom.
    Scene Modes - Normal, Portrait, Landscape, Night Scene
    Sharpness - 5 levels
    Contrast - 5 levels
    Hue - 5 levels
    Saturation - 5 levels



Olympus Camedia C-7070 Wide Zoom

CARD and SETUP menu options.

    Card Setup - Format the CF or xD card
    All Reset - Off, On: On resets all settings to default when power is turned off, the Off setting retains all current settings.
    EV Step - 1/2 or 1/3 EV step
    Menu language - English, Japanese, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian and Portuguese
    Time/Date - Set the time and date
    My Mode Setup - Setup parameters for up to four custom My Modes
    Sound - Button beeps, Shutter Sound effect, Volume of beeps, Volume of speaker
    PW on/off Setup - Custoize the startup screen and sound
    - Adjust LCD backlight intensity
    VIDEO OUT - NTSC or PAL video standard
    Rec View - Auto-review after capture: Off, Auto, 3, 5, 10 sec.
    File Name - Auto (sequentially numbers files) or Reset
    Pixel Mapping - Detect and map out bad pixels on the CCD imager
    m/ft - Manual focus indicator in feet or meters
    AF Illuminator - Enable/disable AF-assist lamp
    Dual Control Panel - Display camera/exposure info on color LCD
    Thumbnails - Show 4, 9 or 16 images per page
    USB - USB mode: Normal or Direct Print
    Short Cut - Assign the desired items to the Record short-cut menu
    Dial - Function of Command Dial: Normal, Custom 1, 2 or 3
    MyMode/Scene - Enable/disable on Mode Dial





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