Fujifilm FinePix S9000 Zoom Review

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FinePix S9000 Zoom

Rotating the Power / Record / Play switch to the Play mode brings up the last image captured full screen with only minimal details.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

Pressing the INFO button on the side displays the exposure information including image size/quality, ISO value, shutter speed, aperture, color mode, sharpness, saturation, flash mode, white balance and exposure compensation. You also get a small histogram, file number and the time and date.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

Pressing the DISP button toggles image display with text, image display without text, multi-frame playback and sorting by date. Using multi-frame playback you can quickly search through the captured images to display one full screen, depressing the 4-way selector buttons to move among the images.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

Sorting by date gets you directly to those images shot on the date of interest regardless of the number of images stored on the memory card. Use the 4-way selector to select the date in the left frame.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

Pressing the 'up' button on the 4-way selector magnifies the image, there are many steps, the slider gauge tells you where you are currently. You can pan around inside of the image using the 4-way selector; hit the Back button to return to using the up and down buttons to control zoom.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

You can replay your movies full screen on either the color LCD or EVF. And you can also play them back on your TV when using the supplied A-V cable. Those big 640x480 30fps movies look great on the BIG screen.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

The Play menu lets you delete the current picture, ALL pictures, rotate, set the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) information, protect this/all images, control playback time, add a 30-sec Voice Memo to an image and trim the image.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

Trimming is invoked from the Display menu while viewing the unzoomed image. At any zoom-in step you can pan around the image until you have it cropped the way you want it and then trim it and save it as a smaller size image.

Fuji FinePix S9000 Zoom

Setup menu options: (note: the red battery icon is the low battery warning)

  • IMAGE DISPLAY - Continuous, 3 sec., 1.5 sec., or off

  • SHUTTER VOLUME - Set volume of sound emitted when shutter operates

  • BEEP VOLUME - Camera sounds Off, Low, High

  • PLAYBACK VOLUME - Set volume of movie and voice memo playback

  • FRAME NO. - Image numbering: Continuous or Renew

  • LCD BRIGHTNESS - Set screen brightness range from -5 to +5

  • MEDIA - xD-Picture Card or CF

  • CCD-RAW - Enable RAW image capture

  • EVF/LCD MODE - 30 or 60fps, smoothness of viewfinder display

  • AE-LOCK MODE - AE lock toggled on and off, or AE-L button must remain depressed

  • AF ILLUMINATOR - On or Off

  • AUTO POWER OFF - 2 mins, 5 mins or OFF

  • FORMAT - Format media card

  • DATE/TIME - Set the internal clock

  • TIME DIFFERENCE - Use when traveling to different time zones

  • LANG. - Menu language

  • BACKGROUND COLOR - Sets menu colors

  • USB MODE - DSC (normal) or PictBridge

  • VIDEO SYSTEM - Video out format: NTSC or PAL

  • DISCHARGE - Discharge rechargeable batteries

  • RESET - Resets all settings to default

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