Features & Controls

By Matt Metzker

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The JZ500 features a Fujinon 10x, 28-280mm (35mm equivalent) optical zoom lens with sensor-shift image stabilization. This lens conveniently retracts into the body and the lens is covered by a built-in shutter.

Focus Range:
Normal
  • Wide: Approx. 45cm / 1.5ft. to infinity
  • Telephoto: Approx. 2m / 6.6ft. to infinity

Macro
  • Wide: Approx. 5cm - 2.5m / 2.0in. - 8.2ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 90cm - 2.5m / 3.0ft. - 8.2ft.



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The built-in flash shoots inRed-eye removal OFF: Auto, Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Slow Synchro. Red-eye removal ON: Red-eye Reduction Auto, Red-eye Reduction & Forced Flash, Suppressed Flash, Red-eye Reduction & Slow Synchro.

Flash Range:
Effective range: (ISO Auto)
  • Wide: Approx. 50cm - 2.6m / 1.6ft. - 8.5ft.
  • Telephoto: Approx. 90cm - 1.7 m / 3.0ft. - 5.6ft.



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Framing and viewing your images is done on the 2.7-inch, 230,000 dot LCD screen, featuring 100% coverage of the image area.





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Controls on the back of the camera include a Mode Dial, which allows you to easily change your shooting mode. Under that are the playback and Display/Back buttons.  Next we have the 4-way controller and MENU/OK button. The 4-way controller provides you with shortcuts to the Exposure Compensation/Delete (UP), Flash (RIGHT), Self-Timer (DOWN) and Macro (LEFT). Pressing the Menu button enters the camera menu, and also makes your selection. The Display button controls the amount of information on the screen as well as backing out of menus without making a selection.









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TheJZ500's only I/O port is a USB port on the right side of the camera. There is no AV output to television provided with the camera.














fuji_jz500_sd.jpgTo compliment the 40MB of internal memory, the JZ500 accepts SD and SDHC memory cards. Shown here is a OCZ Class C 6, 4GB SDHC memory card. Please see the Specifications page for Storage Capacities for both still images and movies.





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Supplying power to the camera is a 3.7V, 720mAh, Li-Ion rechargeable battery. This battery capable of capturing approx. 230 images based on CIPA testing standards. Fujifilm packages a wall charger with the camera that has fold away prongs that make it easy to pack up in a camera case.

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