Features & Controls
By Josh Fate
Z950 Focus Range:
- Normal: Wide 1.64ft. - Infinity (0.5m - Infinity), Telephoto 3.94ft. - Infinity (1.2m - Infinity)
- Macro: Wide 0.39ft. - 1.97ft. (0.12m - 0.6m), Telephoto 1.97ft. - 4.27ft. (0.6m - 1.3m)
The built-in flash has modes for auto, flash on, flash off, red-eye reduction, and soft flash. The working range using SmartCapture mode is up to: Approx. 17.7 ft. (5.4m) (W), approx. 12.8 ft. (3.9m) (T).
Framing and viewing your images along with navigating the menus and changing settings is all done on the Hi-Res, 230,000 dot, 3-Inch LCD screen. Featuring 5 levels of brightness, you should have no difficulties seeing this screen in any lighting conditions.
Controls on the back: Along the side of the LCD are the Delete, Menu, Info, and Playback buttons. Above the 4-way is the camera's built-in speaker for video playback The 4-way selector is for navigating menus and selecting pictures; pushing the OK button in the center will accept menu selections. Finally at the bottom is the Share button, which is used when the camera is connected to you PC or a PictBridge compatible printer.
On the right side of the camera is a DC IN jack for an optional AC power supply as well as the USB/AV combination port. This port not only takes care of transferring images to your PC, Mac, or PictBridge compatible printer, but it also handles Audio/Video output to your television set. Unfortunately, Kodak does not include the A/V output cable with the camera.
Still images and movie clips are
stored on 32MB of internal flash memory or removable SD, SDHC, or MMC
memory cards. Shown here with a SanDisk Ultra II 15MB/s 4GB SDHC card.
The Easyshare Z950 is powered by a 3.7V, 1150mAh rechargeable Li-Ion battery. Kodak claims that the camera can capture approx. 180 images in Smart Capture mode. (CIPA)
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