Fujifilm FinePix A900 Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

Fujifilm FinePix A900

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).



Fujifilm FinePix A900

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.



Fujifilm FinePix A900

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 A900 Fujifilm FinePix A900

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



Fujifilm FinePix A900

Playback MENU options:

    ERASE - Single frame or All frames

    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





Fujifilm FinePix A900

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 A900 Fujifilm FinePix A900


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.




Fujifilm FinePix A900


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

    IMAGE DISP. - Off/On, Allows review of capture for 2 seconds
    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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