Olympus C-740 UltraZoom Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Screens & Menus
(All these screens can be displayed on either the EVF or the color LCD. The color LCD has more resolution but the EVF is easier to see when outdoors.)
The AUTO screen display. This is the "point-n-shoot" mode where the
camera sets everything for the user automatically. See the next
frame for the simplified menu options.
Pressing the MENU button in AUTO mode brings up this shortcut menu
screen. DRIVE options (Single, Continuous, Hi-speed Continuous,
AF Continuous), RESOLUTION (SHQ, HQ, SG1, SQ2), CARD SETUP (Format),
CLOCK SET (set time/date).
Record screen in "P"rogram AE mode with the histogram feature
enabled. The aperture is F2.8, shutter speed is 1/30 second and the
0.0 indicates no exposure compensation. The "[ ]" in the
center is where the autofocus performs its calculations. ISO is
locked at 100. Flash is disabled and we're in AE Bracketing drive mode.
SHQ is the image quality and there's sufficient memory for another 130
The maximum length of a movie clip is dependant only on the amount
of available memory on your xD Card.
ISO - Auto, 100, 200, 400
A/S/M - Set the function of the A/S/M position on the Mode Dial for "A"perture priority, "S"hutter speed priority or "M"anual.
Flash Intensity - Adjust the flash output -2.0 to +2.0
Slow Sync - Slow shutter speed flash sync for front or rear curtain or red-eye reduction
Noise Reduction - Enables/disable noise reduction on long shutter speeds
Multi Metering - Determine exposure with up to 8 different spots in the image
Digital Zoom - Enable or disable digital zoom option
Fulltime AF - Enable or disable continuous auto focus
AF Mode - Select iESP or Spot focus
SMacro - Enable or disable super-Macro focus
Panorama - In-camera panorama mode, only available when using Olympus brand xD-Picture cards.
2 in 1 - Combines two pictures taken in succession into one "side by side" image
Function - Off, B&W, Sepia, White Board or Black Board color effects
AF Area - Change position of the AF target mark using 4-way selector
Info - Changes amount of shooting information displayed on LCD monitor
Histogram - Enable or disable the live histogram displayed on LCD
WB - White balance options; Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent or Manual Set
WB Adjust - Fine tune the white balance manually
Sharpness - Image sharpness; Hard, Normal or Soft
Contrast - Image contrast; High, Normal or Low
Saturation - Adjust the level of the color depth
The third section is for formatting the xD-Picture Card
Language - Select the menu language (English, French, German, Spanish)
PW On/Off Setup - Sets the picture/sound displayed at startup
Rec View - If ON then show last image captured on LCD for several seconds
Sleep - Sets the sleep timer (30s, 1,3,5,10m)
MyMode - Set the parameters used in MyMode
File Name - Continuous file numbering or reset
Pixel Mapping - Checks the CCD imager for errors
LCD - Adjust brightness of LCD monitor
Clock - Set the time and date
m/ft - Set the distance scale at meters or feet
Video Output - Select NTSC or PAL video format
Short Cut - Change the assignment of the shortcut menus
Custom Button - Assign frequently used function to camera's custom button (AE Lock, Drive, ISO, A/S/M, Slow Sync, Noise Reduction, Digital Zoom, Fulltime AF, AF Mode, Sound, Info, Histogram, Resolution or White Balance)
Sound - If ON then make a beep sound when buttons are pressed
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