Ideal when precise focus of a specific area in the picture is needed. Or if you actually know a particular subject, make sure you makes use of the Glossary page to easily obtain the area of interest you are looking for, since it organize alphabetically. Usually it results from the lack of time and certainty about functionalities of purchased items. See Video Capturing video with sound. The top surface has a button for flipping up the flash after you've stowed it away; it also has a sliding switch that flips to the left to view photos marked as favorites and to the right to power up into recording mode. Admittedly, a sports stadium at night is a challenging setting for point-and-shoot cameras.
If you can put up with these annoyances, this camera is simple to operate, and all its useful controls are readily accessible. Press Wide Angle W to zoom out. The all-glass optics come up a little short on the wide-angle end of the scale, but they really reached out to grab all the action at a professional softball game we covered using this camera. A dial for selecting basic shooting modes and scenes surrounds a joystick control that tends to respond a little too enthusiastically; when zipping around menus, it was easy to select the wrong setting. Unfortunately, only a few customers devote their time to read an instruction of Kodak Z740.
You can choose from First Burst mode, which captures five shots right off the bat, or Last Burst, which grabs up to 30 pictures in about 15 seconds and retains only the last four shots when you release the shutter button. At first, I thought the stadium lighting might be the culprit, but the camera performed similarly indoors and in bright daylight. Kodak and EasyShare are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. Some Distinguishing Features are 10x optical zoom lens, 5. If you want to quickly view the content of pages found on the following pages of the manual, you can use them.
However, this doesn't provide the opportunities you might first assume. Our test camera had a tendency to pop up the built-in flash every time it was turned on, even in full daylight and when the flash had been switched off. To restore them, see EasyShare software Help. Summary of the content on the page No. Modern day cameras have the same amount of mega pixels and zoom capabilities in a much smaller size. The device name is the Kodak EasyShare Z740. However, if you do not want to take up too much of your disk space, you can always download it in the future from ManualsBase.
Schneider Optische Werke GmbH used under license by Eastman Kodak Company. Format card in camera Use another memory card. Kodak also sells the two as a. Cancel—exits without making a change. Formatting internal memory also deletes email addresses, album names, and favorites. You can change optical zoom before but not during video recording. It is mostly in the manuals where we will find the details concerning construction and possibility of the Kodak Z740 item, and its use of respective accessory, as well as information concerning all the functions and facilities.
Advertisement Print version Many people prefer to read the documents not on the screen, but in the printed version. I found the software easy to use for transferring and e-mailing files, though I was disappointed by my experience as a recipient. The Kodak EasyShare Z740's 38mm-to-380mm 35mm-camera equivalent zoom lens is probably its biggest attraction. But I had problems using the autofocus--the camera intermittently had a difficult time locking onto my subject, whether it was a player or the distant right field wall. Use Reset to Default see or M, mode to its default setting.
Kodak makes no other express or implied warranty for this product. Starting the slide show 1 Press the Review button, then press the Menu button. But what about the more competent enthusiast? The Z740's essentially designed to appeal to users wanting to point-and-shoot, but with the added option of using a few advanced features, should they feel the need. There are options for flash but no flash exposure compensation , a continuous shooting setting that includes a facility for using only the last four frames, and a macro shooting mode a bit limiting at 10cm. In case you don't want to risk replacing an important part like the logic board, consider sending the camera to Kodak because installing the logic board incorrectly can ruin the camera. This software wouldn't work with Mozilla Firefox, so I had to use Internet Explorer.
Summary of the content on the page No. The abundance of Scene modes 18 in total is the first giveaway that this camera is set up primarily for ease of use rather than technical control. These include Children, Party, Beach, Flower, Fireworks, Snow, Backlight, Close-Up, Night Portrait, Landscape, Night Landscape, Museum, Text, and Self-Portrait. The manuals will serve as an informational aid. Viewing multi-up thumbnails during review view multi-up thumbnails.
It's difficult to know whether to recommend the Z740 - the EasyShare docking system and software makes the whole imaging process a doddle for real beginners, but the issues with file flush really can't be ignored. Battery types are also molded into battery door. Kodak makes up for the wide-angle shortcoming by offering a 0. This setting remains until you change it. Build is plasticky but acceptable at this price point, and the layout and menu system are adequately organised, but performance is below par. Use Camera Favorites in the EasyShare software to customize the size of your camera Favorites favorites remain in the Favorites folder in the EasyShare software. An instruction contains a number of clues concerning respective functionalities, safety rules, maintenance methods what means should be used , eventual defects of Kodak Z740, and methods of problem resolution.