Fujifilm FinePix A700 Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

When you select Playback mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. Date/time and image number are displayed for several seconds as each image is reviewed; there is no extended exposure information available.

Fujifilm FinePix A700

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the DISP button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT/RIGHT and WIDE/TELE buttons and then pressing the MENU/OK button.

Fujifilm FinePix A700

The image can be magnified in several steps pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around (Pan) inside of it using the left/right and zoom control; the zoom control becomes the up/down control after first panning left/right.

Fujifilm FinePix A700

Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the supplied audio/video cable.

Fujifilm FinePix A700

Playback MENU options:

    ERASE - Single frame or All frames

    DPOF - Set the DPOF (Direct Print Order Format); Reset All, Without Date, With Date

    PROTECT - Frame, Set All, Reset All

    OPTION - Adjust LCD brightness, enter the SETUP menu

    PLAYBACK - Set the style in which you want the images to be displayed in Automatic Playback.

    COPY - Copy images between the camera's internal memory and an xD memory card

    VOICE MEMO - Add a 30 second audio memo to an image

    TRIMMING - Allows you to zoom in and crop an image

Fujifilm FinePix A700

Here you can see the Voice Memo option described above.

Fujifilm FinePix A700

The Trimming function allows you to zoom in on a portion of a capture image, then crop that segment out as a new file.

Fujifilm FinePix A700

Set-Up menu in Auto, Manual and Play modes:

    IMAGE DISP. - Off/On, Allows review of capture for 2 seconds
    SHUTTER VOL - Set volume of shutter sound (off, low, high) BEEP VOLUME - Volume of camera sounds (off, low, high)
    FRAME NO. - Continuous or renew (file numbering)
    DIGITAL ZOOM - Digital zoom on or off
    AUTO POWER OFF - 2min/5 min/off
    LCD POWER SAVE - On/Off, Dims the LCD after 10 seconds of no use
    FORMAT - Formats the xD-Picture Card
    DATE/TIME - setting of date and time
    TIME DIFFERENCE - World time offset
    LANGUAGE - English/French/German/Spanish/Italian
    USB MODE - DSC(download to a PC)/PICTBRIDGE (printer connection)
    VIDEO SYSTEM - NTSC or PAL video signal timing
    DISCHARGE - Discharge the NiMH rechargeable batteries
    RESET - resets all camera settings to default.

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