Kyocera Finecam SL300R Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

(The SL300R does not have a video out feature so we are going to use the screen displays from the Kyocera S5R - they are very similar except the SL300R has a maximum resolution of 2048 x 1536)

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

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

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

You can bring up this screen of exposure information that shows the filename, file size, image quality ("F"ine), resolution (2048x1536), image is protected, there is a sound memo attached, shutter speed 1/64 sec., aperture F4.1 and exposure compensation, ISO speed, DPOF print information (0 PCS means it is not selected for printing), date/time and battery condition icon.

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

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

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

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 SL300R

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 SL300R

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

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

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

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

Up to a 30 sec. or less sound annotation can be recorded with a still image.

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

Playback of an attached audio annotation.

Kyocera Finecam SL300R

SETUP Menu options:

    AF MODE - Auto focus, Single or Continuous
    AF METHOD - Speed or Frames
    BRIGHT CNTRL - Controls LCD brightness
    BACKLIGHT - Low Power or Bright
    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 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)
    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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