Fujifilm FinePix A900 Review
By Movable Type Admin
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 along with the picture information.
Pressing the DISP button again removes all information, and again enters you into the index viewing mode (below).
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.
Pressing the DISP button again will enter a different index mode that shows 12 images and is sorted by the date that the pictures were taken.
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.
Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the supplied
Playback MENU options:
IR COMMUNICATION - Allows the camera to communicate through infared techcnology
SLIDE SHOW - Enables a slideshow playback
PRINT ORDER - Print photos with or without a date
PROTECT - Protect the photographs that are saved on the camera
COPY - Copy images between the camera's internal memory and an xD memory card
IMAGE ROTATE - Rotate an image inside the camera
TRIMMING - Allows you to zoom in and crop an image
SET-UP - Enters the set-up menu
The Trimming function allows you to zoom in on a portion of a capture image, then crop that segment out as a
A new feature that Fuji added to a few of it's cameras this year, including the
F40fd, is an infrared (IR) communication tool. This allows you to transfer data between two Fuji
cameras without any cables. All you have to do is point the IR sensors at each other and specify which
camera will send and which will receive. For a single picture, the transfer time was around 2 seconds.
Set-Up menu in Auto, Manual and Play modes:
FRAME NO. - Continuous or renew (file numbering)
DIGITAL ZOOM - Digital zoom on or off
LCD POWER SAVE - On/Off, Dims the LCD after 10 seconds of no use
DATE/TIME - setting of date and time
BEEP VOLUME - Volume of the beeps
SHUTTER VOLUME - Volume of the shutter sound
PLAYBACK VOLUME - Volume of audio playback for video and voice memo
LCD BRIGHTNESS - +5 to -5 adjustment of brightness
FORMAT - Formats the xD or SD Picture Card
LANGUAGE - English/French/German/Spanish/Italian and many more
AUTO POWER OFF - Off, 2min, 5min
TIME DIFFERENCE - Home, Local
VIDEO SYSTEM - NTSC or PAL
DISCHARGE - Dishcharge NiMH rechargeable batteries only
IR COMMUNICATIONS - Standard, IrSS
RESET - Reset Camera
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