Kodak CX4230 Review

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Kodak CX4230 Zoom

Part of the EasyShare System

Record & Review Modes

This is the screen display in the capture mode. Across the top are icons for flash mode, image quality, pictures remaining and internal memory or card storage. The CX4230 is a point-n-shoot still camera, it does not have a movie mode.

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The Record MENU:

    Close Up - Enable macro focus close-up mode

    Self Timer - Enable the 10 sec shutter delay

    Image Storage - Select internal memory or card slot

    Exposure Compensation - Override metering by +/- 2.0EV in 0.5EV steps

    Picture Quality - Best 2MP 1632x1232, Better 1MP 1184x888, or Good 0.5MP 816x616

    Date Stamp - Off, YYYY MM DD, MM DD YYYY, DD MM YYYY (overlay date stamp in lower right hand corner of picture)

    Orientation Sensor - Enable or disable the automatic rotation feature for portrait mode pictures.

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The SETUP menu:

    Return - go back to regular menu

    Default Print Quantity - Sets the default number of prints for the Share print function

    Quickview - Enable or disable the post-capture preview option

    Liveview - Color LCD on or off by default

    Date & Time - Set the internal clock

    Video Out - Video output format - NTSC or PAL

    Language - Menu language - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portugese

    Format - Format internal memory or memory card

    About - Display camera firmware revision number

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When you rotate the Mode Dial to the Play position the last picture taken is displayed full screen. There is very little overlay information, only the picture number and the memory source (SD card).

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You can also display the Picture Info by selecting this option from the Play menu.

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To quickly search through your stored images you can use the Multiple image index mode which displays nine thumbnail size images per page.

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And you can select the Magnify option to enlarge the image 2x or 4x and then scroll around inside of it using the 4-way selector.

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The Play mode menu options:

    Magnify - Enlarge image 2x/4x for critical examination

    Protect - Protect or unprotect image(s) from deletion

    Image Storage - Select internal memory or card

    Slide Show - Begin automated playback of all images

    Multi-Up - Thumbnail index mode, 9 per page

    Picture Info - Display extended picture data on LCD

    Copy - Copy images to/from internal memory to/from SD/MMC card

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The Share button lets you "tag" your pictures or videos. When they are transferred to the computer using the EasyShare software they can be shared by:

    Print - Print the desired picture(s) using EasyShare software

    E-mail - EasyShare software stores up to 32 email addresses in the camera's internal memory. Tagged images and videos will be transferred and emailed when the camera is connected to the computer.

    Favorite - Lets you retrieve, organize and label by subject, date, event or any category you choose after being transferred to the computer.

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