The 1.8-inch color LCD monitor on back allows the user to preview the image composition, playback stored images and access the menu system.
An optical viewfinder enables framing like a traditional film camera. It's especially
helpful when shooting outdoors in bright sunlight and saves your precious battery power.
The lens is an 8-24mm (equivalent to ~36-108mm in 35mm format) f/3.4 - 13 (4 steps)
all-glass consisting of 5 elements in 2 groups, including 4 aspheric surfaces.
Focusing range is 1.96 feet (0.6m) to infinity in normal mode and 0.98 - 1.96 feet
(0.3 - 0.6m) in macro mode.
On top is the Mode Dial with positions for Record, Playback, Connect to PC and Setup.
The LCD data panel displays camera status including selected image quality, flash mode,
sharpness, remaining frames and battery condition.
On the right side is the CompactFlash Type I card slot. Cards are ejected by means of
a folding ejector lever. Minolta supplies an 8MB card.
The Dimâge 2330 can be connected to a Windows 98 or Macintosh USB-enabled computer using the bundled USB cable.
Your pictures can be displayed on a TV set using the Video Out
port, the signal is user selectable for NTSC or PAL format.
The camera can be powered by an optional AC
adapter via the 6V DC IN port.
The Dimâge 2330 is powered by four AA size batteries; alkaline, lithium, NiCd, or NiMH type may be used. It can also be operated with an optional AC adapter.
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