Polaroid PDC2150 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Features & Controls
The PDC 2150 is equipped with a fixed-focus, non-zoom lens with a focal length equivalent to 41mm in 35mm format. The switch below the lens selects Normal or Macro focus mode. The 2X digital zoom feature saves to 800 x 600 size images only.
TTL contrast detection Autofocus Range:
Macro: 8 in. ~ 12 in.
The optical viewfinder has about 83% coverage, there is no dioptric adjustment.
The LED to the left indicates auto focus and flash status.
The built-in flash has modes for auto flash, fill-flash in low lighting and
backlight condition, flash-on and flash-off and "Red-eye" reduction function.
The flash working range is approx. 2.6 ~ 6.6 ft.
The top switch is the power on/off control. The UP and DOWN buttons let you navigate
menus and control the digital zoom function. The SET button accepts menu selections
and changes the flash mode.
The M button calls up and dismisses the menu system.
The slide switch on the bottom turns the color LCD off when set to the left, in the
center is Playback mode and to the right is record with the LCD on.
Images are stored in 8MB of internal memory or on optional Secure Digital (SD)
or MultiMedia Card (MMC) memory cards. Polaroid claims compatibility up to 128MB size
I/O ports include a miniature USB connector, DC IN for an optional AC power supply
and a Video Out for connection to a TV set.
The PDC 2150 is powered by four AA type batteries, alkaline, lithium, NiMH or NiCd type. As usual we highly recommend using NiMH rechargeable batteries, they're reuseable and will save you money.
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