Kodak DX7630 Review

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Kodak EasyShare DX7630



Record Mode Screens & Menus






Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

When you half-press the shutter to achieve the focus and exposure lock, the AF targets will turn red and show the area it is focusing on. The aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation, flash power, and ISO settings will also be displayed across the bottom. If the focus does not lock there will be a red "AF" in the upper right hand corner to indicate focus failure.



Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

Rotate the Mode Dial to select one of the record modes: Video, Auto, SCN(shown below), Program AE, Aperture priority, Shutter priority, Manual or Custom.



Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

When using the SCN mode found on the Mode Dial, you can choose from 16 pre-programmed scene modes to achieve the proper exposure for select shooting conditions.



Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

This screen shows the various aperture settings (F2.8-F8 wide, F4.8-F8 tele)available in the Aperture priority mode. You change aperture values by pressing the Jog Dial in, then rotating it. You can also override the metering ±2.0EV, Flash power ±1EV, and select the ISO speed.



Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

This screen shows various shutter speed settings (64 to 1/1000 sec. manual, 1/8 - 1/1400 auto) available in the Shutter priority mode. You also change the shutter speed value using the Jog Dial.



Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

MENU options in P/A/S/M/C record modes:

    Self Timer - On or Off
    Picture Size - 6.1MP, 5.4MP(3:2), 4.0MP, 3.1MP, 1.7MP
    Compression - Standard or Fine
    White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Tungsten or Fluorescent
    Exposure Bracketing Interval - ±0.3EV, ±0.7EV, ±1.0EV
    Exposure Metering - Multi-Pattern, Center-weighted, Center Spot
    Focus Zone - Multi-zone, Center-zone, Selectable-zone (center, left, or right)
    AF Control - Continuous AF, Single AF, Accessory Lens AF
    Color Mode - High Color, Natural Color, Low Color, B&W or Sepia
    Sharpness - High, Normal, Low
    Reset - Reset to default
    Set Album(Still) - On or Off (Pre-select album names before shooting)
    Image Storage - Auto (selects SD card if inserted or uses internal) or Internal Memory
    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu




Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

You can record 320 x 240 motion video at 15fps with audio. The length of the movies is dependant on available space on your memory card. You can select a maximum clip length of 5, 15 or 30 seconds if desired. The optical zoom can be preset before recording but not during.



Kodak EasyShare DX7630 Zoom

MENU options in Video mode:

    Self Timer - On or Off
    Set Album(Video) - On or Off (Pre-select album names before recording)
    Video Length - Continuous, 5, 15, or 30 seconds
    Image Storage - Auto (selects SD card if inserted or uses internal) or Internal Memory
    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu




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