Fujifilm FinePix S8000fd Zoom Review
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 on the 4-way controller. The
amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP and "+/-"
buttons. Here you see folder number - image number and the date & time.
Depressing the "+/-" button displays exposure information, including a histogram. Icons
indicate that image quality was set at 8M Fine, ISO 64, 1/480 second Shutter speed, Aperture
was set at f4.5, FinePix Color setting was standard, the Flash mode (Off), White Balance was
set to Auto and we did no use Exposure Compensation (±0.)
You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated using the
wide angle zoom control. Display four, nine or 100 (that's right 100!) thumbnail size images per page and you
can select one using the 4-way controller and then pressing the MENU/OK button or pressing the Telephoto zoom
Depressing the DISP button causes the images to be displayed by the date they were captured.
The image can be magnified in several steps (I counted 41 in total) with the telephoto Zoom
control. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around (Pan) inside of it
using the 4-way controller.
Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the supplied Audio/Video cable.
There is a built-in speaker in the camera to hear the audio portion of movies or voice memos.
The Playback menu lets you Erase a single frame or all frames, Rotate an image, Protect or
un-protect image(s), copy images between internal memory and the xD/SD card, Record/Re-record
a Voice Memo, Trim (crop) an image, or enter the SETup menu (see below).
The Trim function allows you select an area of the image using the zoom and 4-way controller,
and crop it. The cropped image is saved as a 4M, 2M, or 0.3M image depending on the degree of
You can record up to 30 seconds of audio and attach it to still images. These voice
memos can be replayed in the camera and heard through the speaker.
SetUp menu in Record and Play modes:
FRAME NO. - Continuous or renew (file numbering)
AF ILLUMINATOR - turn of/on the AF-assist lamp
DIGITAL ZOOM - On/Off
EVF/LCD - set 30 or 60fps refresh rate
DATE/TIME - setting of date and time
BEEP VOLUME - Tone volume for camera controls
SHUTTER VOLUME - Off, Low, Medium or High
PLAYBACK VOLUME - Choose between 0 - 10
LCD BRIGHTNESS - Adjust the displays brightness
FORMAT - Formats the xD card or internal memory
LANGUAGE - Choose the menu language used
AUTO POWER OFF - Off, 2 or 5 minutes
TIME DIFFERENCE - setting the difference between Home and Local time
BACKGROUND COLOR - Choose from 6 different themes
DISCHARGE - Discharge the NiMH rechargeable batteries
VIDEO SYSTEM - NTSC or PAL video signal timing
RESET - resets all camera settings to default.
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