Olympus D-395 Review

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Olympus Camedia D-395

Record Mode Screens & Menus

Note: Because the D-395 has no video-out port, the screen images presented on this page have been copied from the camera's Operations Guide; they are black and white as a result.

Typical still image record mode screen showing icons for "P"rogram AE, HQ quality, image size of 2048x1536, flash on and there's space on the xD-Picture Card for another 11 pictures. The zoom bar also shows up momentarily whenever the digital zoom is changed.

Olympus Camedia D-395

The OK/MENU button accesses the CAMERA CONTROLS:

    MOVIE/STILL - Motion video capture at 15fps or back to still photography.

    Image Size/Quality - Sets file size/resolution(SHQ 2048x1536, HQ 2048x1536, SQ1 1024x768, SQ2 640x480)

    MONITOR OFF - Turns the LCD Monitor off or on.

    MODE MENU - leads to four sub-menus for CAMera, PICture, CARD and SETUP:

Olympus Camedia D-395

CAMera options:

    Macro - Select ON or OFF.
    Metering - Select ESP or Center Metering.
    Exposure Compensation - +/- 2
    Panorama - With OM brand SM card: allows pan. photography
    2 in 1 - Combines two sequential images into one new image,

PICture options:
    White Balance - Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, Fluorescent


    Format - Format the xD-Picture card: Yes or No

Olympus Camedia D-395

Movie recording: there are 11 seconds of recording time remaining, maximum length of each clip in HQ mode is 15 seconds (60 seconds for 160 x 120 SQ mode). No sound is recorded. The digital zoom can not be used in movie mode.

Olympus Camedia D-395

SETUP options:

    All Reset - If ON it resets all settings to default at power down
    Language - Selects language for on-screen display.
    Sounds - Enable or disable camera beeps
    Rec View - If ON then immediately view image after capture
    File Name - Changes how the file numbers are assigned: Reset or Auto(sequential)
    Pixel Mapping - Checks the CCD and image processing functions.
    LCD Brightness - a sliding scale for adjustment
    Time/Date - Set the internal clock

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