Concord Eye-Q 3340Z Review

By Movable Type Admin


Steve's Digicams

Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom




Features & Controls



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

The Eye-Q 3340 Zoom has a 5.8-17.4mm (38-114mm in the 35mm format) f/2.8-4.3 all-glass, bent light path, lens comprised of 12 elements. The lens moves inside of the camera and does not extend out from the body. When the camera is powered down the lens is protected by a built in shutter.

The auto focus system has a range of 0.5 m to infinity in normal mode and macro coverage as close as 10 cm.



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

The built in flash offers Auto, Fill, Off, Red-Eye Reduction or Night mode. Flash range is 1 to 3 m.



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

You can frame your pictures with the color LCD or to save precious battery power you can use the optical eyelevel finder. This is a real-image zoom type viewfinder with approx. 80% coverage. It has a dioptric adjustment knob. Next to the finder are two LEDs that indicate the flash and focus status.



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

All the controls are on the back except for the shutter release. The 1.5-inch TFT color display is used for preview, review and menu operations. The Mode switch has positions for Movie, Play and Record and is built around the 4-way joystick that lets you navigate menus and select images during playback. In record mode you press "Up" to zoom to telephoto and "Down" to go to wide angle. The top button next to the LCD selects the flash mode, in playback it toggles the index thumbnail mode. The MENU button calls up and dismisses the menus. The Display button turns the color LCD on/off and controls the amount of data displayed on it.



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

The I/O ports: The USB connects to the computer for image download. The Video port lets you output to a TV set (NTSC or PAL format.) And you can see the builtin speaker for camera sounds and movie playback.



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

The Eye-Q 3340Z comes with 16MB of internal memory that can be expanded by using optional SD or MMC type flash memory cards.



Concord Eye-Q 3340 Zoom

The Eye-Q 3340Z is powered by two standard AA-type batteries, alkaline, NiMH or lithium cells. As always we recommend the use of high capacity NiMH rechargeable type cells. The camera is supplied with four NiMH batteries and a compact AC charger unit.







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