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Olympus Stylus Digital 1200



Record Modes & Screens




Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

Rotating the Mode dial to the GUIDE position will bring up the built-in Shooting Guide on the LCD screen. There are 13 selections to choose from.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

Here you can see the Program exposure mode, in the center are the auto focus target marks, and across the bottom is image quality, SHQ = Super High Quality (12-megapixels) and there's enough space on our xD card for 168 pictures.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

When you half-press the shutter release it starts the autofocus process and if it locks you'll get the "focus OK" green icon (top left). If focus fail you will get a red "can't focus" icon (not shown.) The "red lightning bolt" icon indicates the flash is charged and ready to fire.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

Pressing the 4-way controller Up, Down, Left or Right allows you to quickly change settings for Macro focus mode, Flash mode, Self-timer, and Exposure compensation.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

You can access a variety of Scene modes by rotating the Mode dial to the SCN position. As you go through the Scene selections an image depicting the mode is shown and then a brief text explanation of the mode is presented (shown above.) You can choose from 24 different exposure modes: Auto, Program Auto, Scene Preset (Portrait, Landscape, Landscape & Portrait, Night Scene, Night & Portrait, Sport, Indoor, Candle, Self- Portrait, Available Light Portrait, Sunset, Fireworks, Cuisine, Behind Glass, Documents, Auction, Shoot & Select1, Shoot & Select2, Smile Shot, Beach & Snow), Digital Image Stabilization Mode, Movie


Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

Pressing the OK/FUNC. button will bring up the menu of options shown above.

FUNC. Menu Options:

    Exposure mode - Choose Program AE or Full Auto
    White Balance - Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Tungsten (Incandescent), or Fluorescent 1, 2, and 3
    ISO - Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
    Drive Mode - Single, High-Speed Continuous
    Metering - ESP or Spot




Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

Press the MENU button to bring up the Record mode Menu. You can use the shortcut menus to quickly change image resolution, reset all settings to factor defaults, change the scene mode as well as enter the Camera or Setup menus.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1200



Camera Menu Options:

      White Balance - Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Tungsten (Incandescent), or Fluorescent 1, 2, and 3
      ISO - Auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400
      Drive Mode - Single, High-Speed Continuous
      Fine Zoom - Off or On
      Digital Zoom - Enable or disable digital zoom option
      Metering - ESP or Spot
      AF Mode - iESP or Spot focus modes
      Voice Memo - Off or On


Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

SETUP Menu Options

    Format - Format the xD memory card
    Backup - Save a copy of images on to your PC
    Menu Language - English, French, Espanol, Portuguese
    PW ON Setup - Select power up screen animation and sound level
    Menu Theme - Normal, Blue, Black, Pink, My Favorite
    Beep - Choose Low, High or Off
    Camera sounds - Low, High or Off
    Shutter Sound - Choose Shutter theme
    Volume - Adjust camera volume
    Rec View - View image immediately after capture on LCD
    File Name - Select between Reset and Auto
    Pixel Mapping - Map out bad pixels
    Monitor Brightness - Adjust LCD backlight
    Set Clock - Set time and or date
    Dual Time Setup - On/Off
    Alarm Clock - Daily or One-Time
    Video Out - Video out signal - NTSC or PAL format
    Video Out - NTSC, PAL
    Power Save - On, Off




Olympus Stylus Digital 1200

Movie mode lets you capture SHQ (640x480, 30fps), HQ (320x240, 30fps) or SQ (160x120, 15fps) resolution motion video with sound. The length of a movie is limited only by the available memory. The "wavy hand" symbol indicates that digital stabilization is enabled. Because the Stylus 1200 features a built-in microphone, the optical zoom may not be used during recording. However, you can preset the desired focal length before starting to record a movie.




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