Casio EX-S2 Review

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Casio Exilim EX-S2





Record Screens & Menus


(Note: Please excuse the poor quality of these screen captures but the EX-S2 does not have a video out feature so we had to photograph them.)


Casio Exilim EX-S2

This is the still image record screen. The top-center icon indicates the record mode (single, movie, selftimer, night scene.) There's space for 102 pictures at the current settings of 1600x1200 Fine and there is a SD card in the expansion slot. Lower left is the status of the battery and on the right is the time and date.



Casio Exilim EX-S2

Pressing the MENU button in record mode brings up the following screens:
    REC Mode - Single, night scene, movie

    Flash - Auto, Off, Always, Red-eye reduction

    Self-timer - Off, 10 secs

    Indicators - LCD-ON, LCD-OFF

    Size - 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480

    Quality - Fine, Normal, Economy





Casio Exilim EX-S2

    Digital Zoom - On, Off

    EV Shift - Exposure compensation +/-2.0EV in 0.3EV steps

    White Balance - Auto, sunny, cloudy , incandescent, fluorescent, manual

    L/R Key - Assign a function to 4-way controller when in record mode: REC Mode, EV shift, Flash, White balance





Casio Exilim EX-S2

    Memory (Retain settings from power off to power on)

    REC Mode - On, Off

    Flash - On, Off

    Digital Zoom - On, Off

    White Balance - On, Off





Casio Exilim EX-S2

    Beep - On, Off (camera sounds)

    Startup - On, Off (display selected image at startup for 2 secs)

    Date Style - MM/DD/YY, DD/MM/YY, YY/MM/DD

    Adjust - Set time or date

    Language - Menu language

    Format - Format the SD card





Casio Exilim EX-S2

Flipping the PLAY - REC switch to the PLAY position brings up the image or movie clip last captured. Pressing the 4-way controller left or right scrolls through the stored images.



Casio Exilim EX-S2

Pressing the MENU button in PLAY mode brings up this screen. From here you can Zoom (magnify) the current image up to 4x - see next frame. Protect image(s) from deletion. Resize image to 640x480 or 320x240 for web use or email. Copy images from internal 12MB memory to SD card or vice-versa. The FAVORITES option lets you copy important images from SD card to the FAVORITES folder in internal memory.



Casio Exilim EX-S2

This is what the playback screen looks like when you use the Zoom option.



Casio Exilim EX-S2

In addition to still images you can also play back your movie clips. The Casio model EX-M2 can also record and playback sound, the EX-S2 cannot.



Casio Exilim EX-S2

The EX-S2 has 12MB of internal memory that can be used to store image data. You can use the COPY option to move data to/from the internal memory and to/from a SD flash memory card.






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