Kyocera Finecam S4 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Mode Screens & Menus
A typical record mode screen, the icons across the bottom are displayed after pressing the MENU button.
Activate the selftimer by using the first icon on the left. You change the image
quality/mode by selecting the second icon on the left: (S)uperfine, (F)ine, (N)ormal,
(M)ovie. The "+/-" icon lets you adjust the exposure compensation. The "WB" icon
lets you select from Preset, Auto, Sunny, Incandescent, Cloudy or Fluorescent. The
"M" icon gives you access to the manual exposure options shown in the next
Manual Recording options:
WB PRESET - Set the custom white balance
AE MODE - Program AE or Aperture priority (F2.8 of F9.6 only)
FOCUSING - Auto (AF) or Manual (MF)
LONG EXP - Shutter time 2, 4 or 8 secs or OFF
SENSITIVITY - Standard (ISO 64), X2 or X4
METERING - Evaluative, Center-weighted or Spot
REC REVIEW - Review after capture on/off
DIGITAL ZOOM - On or off
Playback Screens & Menus
Unlike most digicams the main Playback mode screen is devoid of overlay data.
You can bring up this screen of exposure information that shows the filename,
file size, date, time, image quality ("S"uperfine), DPOF print information (0 PCS means
it is not selected for printing), shutter speed 1/64 sec., aperture F3.6 and
To examine images during playback on the small 1.5" screen there is a one-step 2X zoom
option that magnifies the image and allows you to scroll around using the 4-way
The Index mode displays 6 small thumbnails and lets you quickly search through stored
images to find one to playback in full screen mode.
Pressing the MENU button while in Play mode brings up the following options:
PROTECT - Protect images against accidental erasure
ERASE - Delete current image
ALL ERASE - Delete all images.
AUTO PLAY - Begins the sideshow function
PRINT - Set DPOF printing information.
RESIZE - Create smaller images
FORMAT - Formats the SD or MMC memory card
BEEP - Enable or disable camera sounds
POWER SAVE - Enable or disable the power saver timeout
MODE LOCK - When enabled the record mode settings are saved from power Off to On
LANGUAGE - Menu language (English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish)
VIDEO OUT - Video output format, NTSC or PAL
FILE NO. - Reset file numbers and create new folder or sequentially number
MODE RESET - Restore default settings of the record mode
COLOR SELECT - Select the color desired for the menu bar
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