The Fuji FinePix 1400 Zoom is an entry-level digital camera that delivers incredible image quality. The stylish silver and black plastic body is both lightweight and highly durable. The camera's 3x optical zoom lens is smooth and quiet in operation and has a sliding cover that protects it when you're not taking pictures. The 1400 Zoom is small enough to slide into your pants pocket or it can easily be carried around for hours with little to no fatigue.
The 1.31 million pixel CCD imager yields finished images with a maximum size of 1280 x 960 pixels in three different levels of JPEG compression (Fine, Normal or Basic). The user can select to capture in either the 1280 x 960 or 640 x 480 image size depending on your end use or storage capability. The sensitivity of the imager is rated at ISO 125 with EV compensation of +1.5 to -0.9 available in the manual record mode. White balance is also user adjustable with an automatic setting and six other presets when in manual operation. Exposure metering is via Fuji's 64-zone TTL (through the lens) system.
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The FinePix 1400 Zoom has a 1.6-inch color LCD but no monochrome data LCD, any
changes made in manual mode must be accomplished on the color LCD. Outdoors
in the sunlight it is difficult to see and even indoors it can be a challenge as the
lettering is quite small. It's OK for reviewing images (except outdoors), a
4x zoom playback option lets you scroll around the magnified picture. If used as
the viewfinder the refresh rate is near realtime, there is no jerky display or
smearing as the camera is panned around.
The obviously "different" styling of this camera is apparent from this view.
It somewhat resembles the Olympus cameras but it's the first we have seen of
this design from Fuji.
The bottom of the camera is flat and works well on a tripod but the tripod socket
is not positioned in the center of balance or the nodal point of the camera.
The optical viewfinder is large but it has a fairly narrow viewing angle. There is
no diopter adjustment. Left-eyed shooters will find their nose dead-center in the
color LCD. The LED indicates autofocus condition and when the camera is
processing an image.
The controls are minimal and clearly marked. The DISP button turns on the LCD
display or cycles through the available display options in record modes. In Play
mode it toggles you from full screen to thumbnail index mode. The lightning bolt is
the flash control, it cycles through the modes (auto, off, forced on, redeye and
slow-sync). The CANCEL/BACK and MENU/EXE buttons are for navigating the menus and
confirming or canceling actions.
In auto mode you can enable macro mode or the selftimer or change to manual mode. The Selftimer otpion is only available in auto mode.
|Camera||FinePix 1400 Zoom|
|Sensor Resolution (Pixels)||1/2.7 inch, CCD, 1.31 million pixels|
|Image Dimensions||1280 x 960 or 640 x 480|
|Compression Levels||Fine, Normal, Basic|
|Sensitivity - ISO equivalent||ISO 125|
|Lens Type||Fujinon glass aspherical|
|Lens - Focal Length
|38 - 114mm|
|Lens - Aperture Range||f/3.5 - f/9.5|
|Shutter Speed Range||1/4 - 1/1,000 sec|
|White Balance||Auto, Sunny, Partly Sunny, Daylight Flourescent, Cool White Flourescent, Warm White Flourescent, Incandescent|
|Exposure||TTL, Automatic (64-segment)|
|Exposure Compensation||+1.5 to -0.9 EV, 0.3EV steps|
(only useable in Auto Recording mode)
|Focus Range||Normal: 31.5 inches to infinity
Macro: 3.9 - 31.5 inches
|Storage||SmartMedia 3.3v, 4MB Standard|
|Image Capacity||6 - 69 (4 Meg card)|
|Image Capture Time
|1.5 - 2.5 seconds|
|Data I/O||High-Speed USB|
|Playback Features||4x Zoom, Image Resize, DPOF|
|Flash Range||Wide: 7.9 in - 11.5 ft
Tele: 2.6 ft - 11.5 ft
|Flash Modes||Auto, Forced On, Off, Red-eye reduction,
"slow synchro" flash
|Viewfinder||Optical and color LCD|
|LCD Screen||1.6", color TFT, with 55,000 pixels|
|Power||Four (4) AA cells, alkaline, NiMH or NiCd|
|5VDC Input Jack||Optional AC power adapter|
|Size||2.6 x 4.9 x 1.5 inches (HWD)|
|Weight||13.4 ounces (350g)|
|Software||Adobe PhotoDeluxe 3.0, Acrobat Reader 4.0, QuickTime 4.0, USB drivers, Exif Viewer and DP Editor|
|Optional Accessories||Floppy-disk adapter, USB card reader
8, 16, 32, 64MB SmartMedia cards
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