The one overall issue we had with the QV’s pictures was a tendency to produce a slight magenta coloration, especially in bright scenes. The pop-up flash also seems a little pointless since you can’t close it until the lens cover is closed which makes it more prone to breakage. On the good side, all the usual features are available: But its combination of features, form factor and image quality make it an enjoyable camera to use — and his pick for this year. Additionally, the orange and green LEDs beside the optical viewfinder assist by letting you know the status of the camera focusing, flash charging, etc. Simon Joinson on the Seattle years.
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Though a lot “noisier” than my Coolpixit took pretty nice night shots: One little annoyance is that every time you open the lens cover, the flash pops open. You can exit manual casii either by pressing the Mode button again, or casioo shutting off the camera. Set Button Located beneath the rocker toggle cawio and marked with the word ‘Set’ in gray letters. While we like the way the sliding cover protects the lens when closed, we weren’t keen on the design of the track that the cover slides on: Manufacturer Overview Casio was one of the very first companies to produce digital cameras for consumers, and their original QV digicam introduced digicam users to the wonders of LCD viewscreens.
Above clockwise from top left: Other than this magenta cast, color was generally good, and the camera avoids the all-too-common digicam problem of producing purplish colors for blue objects.
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Yes, folks, that means the IBM Microdrive can fit in here. Night Scene Mode The Night Scene mode sets up the camera for recording twilight or night subjects with slow shutter speeds, apparently also incorporating a “dark calibration” post-exposure shot of the back of the shutter a reference black frame to casiio reduce image noise. Fast startup and processing times Shutter and aperture priority modes with real-time preview Very good night shots Movie mode Support for IBM Microdrive USB support Manual control of everything imaginable The best panorama mode And what needs improvement: Most of the software was lackluster more below.
The small slots to the left of the lens hold the flash exposure sensor and a LED that blinks during self-timer operation.
In a most interesting design decision, Casio chose to have a software mode wheel instead. It also features a nice, flat bottom, although the placement of the tripod mount and battery compartment make it impossible to change batteries while mounted to a tripod.
It also boasts what is arguably the most attractive user interface of any camera we’ve tested to date. Pressing the Menu button in this mode pulls up the same menus as in Program mode.
This minimum coverage is about in the middle of the current range of two megapixel cameras. Landscape Mode Landscape mode allows you to record clear images in telephoto and wide angle settings, where the entire image is in focus from foreground to background. Blazing speed, manual controls, and decent night shots.
This in-camera panorama viewing is unique to Casio, as far as we know, and a qvv-2000ux of fun to play with. First of all, there are eight modes to choose from: Shutter delay on the QV varied from 1.
It’s nice to see more manufacturers finally including this widely available high-speed computer interface. When it isn’t activated, the camera will make you wait for each image to be written to the memory card before letting you take the next one. Gear of the year – Jeff’s choice: Below are the approximate numbers of still images that will fit on the provided 8MB card and their compression ratios: Additionally, the orange and green LEDs beside the optical viewfinder assist cxsio letting you know the status of the camera focusing, flash charging, etc.
Dec 22, video. As you press the left or right arrow keys, the dial rotates to allow selection of major camera modes. We’ve never taken sides in the row over whether image stabilization should be provided in-body or in the lens, but we’ll now list the absence of in-body stabilization as a Con in our camera reviews.
Overall, the UX is qv-2000ix excellent choice, and one that any buyer should consider very seriously. Unfortunately, there is no way to adjust the brightness, so it becomes unusable outdoors.
After many bad experiences a few years ago with models such as the QV, I wasn’t expecting much, but ended up being more than happy with the SX.
They diverge slightly towards the telephoto end of things 86 percent for the optical and