Typical record mode screen with camera in the default Automatic mode. In the upper
right corner is the number of pictures remaining and the image size and quality.
When you half-press the shutter button the exposure is calculated and the focus is
set. Once this has been accomplished the camera displays the shutter speed and aperture
When in the Manual record mode you get an onscreen selection of camera options across the
bottom. See below...
Animated view of the menu options when in Manual record mode. Macro on/off, selftimer (5 secs), exposure compensation (+/-1.5EV in 0.3EV increments), white balance (auto, sunny, shade, flourescent 1/2/3 or incandescent) and access to the Mode menu.
Mode menu options
are Set-Up (Auto power off, Beep, Date/Time, Frame No.) File Size/Quality (2400x1800
[Fine, Normal, Basic], 1280x960 [Fine, Normal], 640x480 [normal]), Manual or Auto
There are three types of Guideline overlays available to help you frame your
subject in landscape or portrait orientation. The guidelines are selected by pressing
the DISP button and then toggling the different guidelines with the right or left button.
The screen display when in Movie recording mode. You can record up to 80 seconds of
video with audio in 320 x 240 resolution at 10 frames per second.
Recording MP3 FilesI am a complete idiot when it comes to MP3 audio files, never recorded one or listened to one, this info is from the 40i's documentation.
For Windows users the RealJukebox Plus software is included to allow you to copy tracks from your audio CD's and turn them into MP3 files to be uploaded to the camera via the USB port. Macintosh users will install the MacMP3 Limited Edition software.
The MP3 files are turned into SVQ files and are "registered" before they are transfered. You can only use SmartMedia cards that have the letters "ID" next to capacity label on the front side.
Beyond this I know nothing about MP3 audio files, sorry, it's not my interest.
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