Kyocera Finecam S5 Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

When viewing images in the Playback mode only the battery condition icon overlays the image.

Kyocera Finecam S5

You can bring up this screen of exposure information that shows the filename, file size, image quality ("F"ine), resolution (2560x1920), shutter speed 1/111 sec., aperture F10.6 and exposure compensation, DPOF print information (0 PCS means it is not selected for printing), date/time and battery condition icon.

Kyocera Finecam S5

Use the zoom control to examine images during playback. There is a one-step 2X zoom option that magnifies the image and allows you to scroll around using the 4-way selector.

Kyocera Finecam S5

The Index mode displays 6 small thumbnails and lets you quickly search through stored images to find one to playback in full screen mode.

Kyocera Finecam S5

Play mode MENU options:

    MULTI (or SINGLE) - Display index page or return to full screen mode

    RECORDING - EXECUTE or CANCEL (recordes audio for each image)

    PROTECT - Protect images against accidental erasure

    ERASE - Delete current image

    ALL ERASE - Delete all images.

    RESIZE - Create smaller images

    ROTATE - Rotate portrait mode images for proper display on a television set

    AUTO PLAY - Begins the sideshow function.

    PRINT - Set DPOF printing information

Kyocera Finecam S5

The rotate option allows you to rotate your image 90° left or right.

Kyocera Finecam S5

This is the Movie Playback Screen you can control the volume, play, rewind, pause and fast forward.

Kyocera Finecam S5

Playback of an attached audio annotation.

Kyocera Finecam S5

SETUP Menu options:

    BRIGHT CNTRL - Controls LCD brightness

    DATE - Set the camera's internal clock/calendar

    INSERT DATE - No date or with date (includes date on image or not)

    FORMAT - Formats the SD or MMC memory card

    POWER SAVE - Turns camera off after selected time

    MODE LOCK - When enabled the record mode settings are saved from power Off to On

    BEEP - Enable or disable camera sounds

    SHUTTER VOLUME - Controls the shutter sound

    COLOR SELECT - Select the color desired for the menu bar

    START SCREEN - Select default, blue or off

    REC REVIEW - Select image review time or turn off

    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

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