Fujifilm FinePix S5000 Zoom Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

When you select Playback mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP button. This is all the information that can be displayed, there is no extended exposure information available.

Fujifilm FinePix S5000

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the DISP button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT or RIGHT buttons and then pressing the Telephoto zoom button.

Fujifilm FinePix S5000

The image can be magnified in several steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around (Pan) inside of it.

Fujifilm FinePix S5000

Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the video cable. There is a builtin speaker in the camera to heard the audio portion of movies or voice memos.

Fujifilm FinePix S5000

Pressing the MENU button lets you Erase a single frame or all frames, Protect or unprotect image(s), Playback is a Slide Show for automated playback on a TV, Voice Memo is for recording audio notes. SET enters the SetUp menu, see below.

Fujifilm FinePix S5000

You can record up to 30 seconds of audio and attach it to still images. These voice memos can be replayed in the camera and heard through the speaker.

Fujifilm FinePix S5000

SetUp menu in Record and Play modes:

    IMAGE DISP. - Off/On, Allows review of capture for 2 seconds
    POWER SAVE - 2min/5 min/off
    FORMAT - Formats the xD-Picture Card
    BEEP - Volume of camera sounds, Low/High/Off
    SHUTTER - Volume of the shutter sound f/x
    DATE/TIME - setting of date and time
    FRAME NO. - Continuous or reset (file numbering)
    USB MODE - DSC(download to a PC)/PC Cam(webcam mode)
    CCD RAW - Enable the RAW capture mode instead of JPEG
    LANGUAGE - English/French/German
    VIDEO SYSTEM - NTSC or PAL video signal timing
    DISCHARGE - Discharge the NiMH rechargeable batteries
    RESET - resets all camera settings to default.

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