Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004 Review

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Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004



Record Modes & Screens


(Note: Please excuse the poor quality of these screen captures, the Ferrari Digital does not output video while in record mode. Therefore we had to photograph them directly off the LCD.)




Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

Typical record mode screen. The "P" indicates Program AE exposure mode. In the center are the auto focus target marks. A zoom indicator (sliding bar) is displayed momentarily whenever the focal length is changed (not shown.) Across the bottom is image quality, SH = Super High quality, image size is 2048 x 1536 (3 megapixels) and there's enough room remaining on our memory card for 641 pictures.



Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

To change from Program Auto to one of the 22 (that's right 22) pre-programmed scene modes, simply choose the Scene Select function located in the Record mode menu. The available modes are: Program Auto, Scene (Landscape, Landscape with Portrait, Night Scene, Night Scene with Portrait, Indoor, Fireworks, Sunset, Portrait, Self-portrait, Macro, Super Macro, Cuisine, Documents, Museum, Sport, Beach & Snow, Self-portrait + Self-timer, Candle, Available Light Portrait, Behind Glass, 2 IN 1, and Panorama.)



Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

When you rotate the jog dial to choose a Scene mode, a brief description of the selected mode is displayed to further help users understand its intended uses.



Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

Record Menu Options

    Scene Select - Choose Program Auto (default) or one of 22 scene modes

    Reset - Restore factor default settings

    Flash Mode - Choose from Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Fill, and Forced Off

    Self Timer - On or Off

    Image Quality - Choose resolution settings (Super High 3MP, High 2MP, Basic 1MP, E-mail VGA)

    White Balance - Choose White Balance settings (Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent)

    Exposure Compensation - ±2 EV in 1/3 EV steps

    Metering - Choose metering mode (Auto, Spot)

    Burst Mode - On or Off

    Digital Zoom - On of Off

    AF Mode - Choose from Auto or Spot

    Memo - Attach voice memos to you still pictures (On, Off)

    Format - Format the xD-picture card

    Setup> - Enter the Setup menu





Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

The 2-IN-1 exposure mode lets you capture two different images and then merges them together inside of the camera to produce one completed image.



Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

The Panorama mode has an onscreen guide to help you make the best possible panorama pictures by getting the necessary overlap between successive images. Up to 10 frames can be captured and then stitched together with the Camedia Master software. You must use an Olympus brand xD-Picture Card to use the Panorama mode.



Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

You can record QuickTime Motion JPEG movies at 320 x 240 or 160 x 120 at 15 frames per second with audio. The length is limited only by the available memory.



Olympus Ferrari Digital 2004

Setup Menu Options

    Rec View - Displays image immediately after capture on LCD (On, Off)

    Menu Language - Choose from 6 languages

    Screen - Choose power up screen animation (1, 2, Off)

    Shutter Sound - Select shutter sound theme

    Beep - Adjust beep sound level (1, 2, Off)

    Camera Sounds - Adjust the sound levels (Off, Low, High)

    Pixel Mapping - Map out bad pixels

    Monitor Brightness - Adjust LCD backlight

    Set Clock - Set time and or date

    Video Out - Video out signal - NTSC or PAL format




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