Wildy the Journeyman (into_the_wild) wrote,
Wildy the Journeyman
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Finally...


Originally opted for Casio's Exilim Z3 after doing much research on the internet, but a lucky bidding on Yahoo! Auctions got myself a windfall: an Optio S4 for only $640!
The orignal owner bought it a couple of weeks ago, but was long sighted and hence could not read off the LCD.

Camera Type: Compact-type digital still camera with built-in zoom lens, autofocus, auto exposure and auto flash
Effective Pixels: 4.0 megapixels
Image Capture Device
Type: 1/2.5 inch interline transfer CCD with a primary color filter
Total Pixels: 4.23 megapixels
Color Depth: 10 bit x 3 colors
Recorded Pixels: Still –2304x1728 pixels, 1600x1200 pixels, 1024x768 pixels, 640x480 pixels; Movie – 320x240
Focus System
Type: TTL contrast detection autofocus system
Autofocus: 7 point AF, Spot AF & Infinity Landscape Mode
Manual Focus: 2.4 inches (0.06m) to Infinity
Focusing Range: Normal: 1.31 ft (0.4m) to Infinity; Macro: 7.1 inches (0.18 m) to 1.64 ft (0.5m); Super Macro: 2.4 inches (0.06m) to 7.9 inches (0.2m) at 10.2mm
Lens
Type: smc Pentax power zoom
Focal Length: 5.8mm - 17.4mm
35mm Equivalent: 35mm - 105mm
Aperture Range: F2.6 - F4.8
Construction: 6 elements in 5 groups (2 dual-sided aspherical elements)
Optical Zoom: 3X
Digital Zoom: 4X
Combined: 12X
Exposure Control
Light Metering Method: TTL metering with choice of: Multi-segment, Center-weighted & Spot meter
Sensitivity: Auto, or user select ISO 50, 100, 200
Exposure Control Method: Program AE
Exposure Modes: Program, Picture mode, Night scene, Movie, Panorama assist, 3D image, Digital filter, User
Exposure Compensation: +/-2 EV (1/3 steps)
Shutter: Type - Programmed AE electronic lens shutter with CCD electronic shutter; Shutter Speed – approx. 1/2000 - 4 second
White Balance: White Balance Control - TTL Auto, Pre-set, Custom White Balance; Available Settings - Auto, Daylight, Shade, Tungsten Light, Fluorescent Light, Manual
Flash: Operation Modes - Auto, Flash-Off, Flash-On, Auto + red-eye reduction, Flash-On + red-eye reduction

And now it's up to me to live up to my promise of taking enough memories for the precious memory bank.
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