Overall, the camera is simple to operate-using the right hand to control image capture, and the left hand to navigate through the various buttons and menu options on the LCD viewfinder. There’s no denying that the Kodak brand gives it a certain edge over the “other digicams” as Kodak is synonymous with photography here in the U. Regardless, the LCD is still immensely helpful when framing your subjects, or when experimenting with what you shot will look like if captured in sepia-tone, or black and white mode. The video out port is located on the left-hand side of the camera, hidden beneath a rubber protective flap. We should note, however, that unlike digital cameras that simply crop the image to a smaller size, the DC resamples the images in-camera, so they always have the same pixel dimensions you originally selected from the menu system; and because the images are interpolated in real time on the LCD, you can view the enlargement immediately on the LCD monitor. The controls on the back side of the camera are arranged identically to the previous DC model.

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With dfvice builtin USB port the DC is able to transfer image data to the user’s computer without the need for an optional card reader. Dec 26, Note that this doesn’t appear to be a “true” brightness control, in that it seems to just vary the display contrast, rather than the brightness of the LCD’s backlight.

Kodak DC280 – digital camera Series

Gear of the Year – Dan’s choice: Reading the manual really wasn’t even necessary. If you continue shooting as rapidly as possible, the camera will require more like 20 seconds between shots after the first three are taken. Thats why I always recommend the use of NiMH rechargables and a good quality charger. Lensrentals tears down the Canon mm F2.


Similarly, Review mode provides a variety of options relating to images already captured and stored to the camera’s picture card, including deleting, setting print order, “locking” and image, setting slide show timing, and retrieving detailed picture information. Kodak DC Zoom Dc820.

See price on Amazon. Provides three options korak sharpening or softening a picture: The “live” images on the LCD are bright and sharp, with a fairly high refresh rate, albeit not as fast as some cameras we’ve tested.

Simon Joinson on the Seattle years. Using the conventional serial port, this transfer required It is basically a fully automatic point and shoot type camera with a zoom lens that has some manual override capability. Submit a News Tip!

Digital cameras data sheet – Kodak DC Digital Camera Specifications, Features, Information

Once you find it, that image appears larger in the LCD. On the bottom from left to right is the CF card eject lever, the tripod socket, the LCD brightness adjustment is a recessed dial located above the tripod socket, on the right is the battery access door.

Gear of the year – Jeff’s deevice The lens was also very responsive to the controls, making it easy to get exactly the focal length we wanted. Depending on which mode you select, pressing the menu button-also on the rear of the camera-displays a sequence of menu options that are specific to that mode.


Dec 19, camera news.

Lets you format picture cards for use with the DC if they have a different format or have become corrupted in some way. The large command dial switches the camera between Capture, Review, Connect and Setup modes. This is a little different than most digital cameras we’ve tested with “sharpness” options: With many users creating very large albums using the new Live Album feature, Google has decided to double the image and video limit for albums in Photos.

Switching to the USB port, this time dropped to an astonishing 3.

Digital Cameras – Kodak DC Digital Camera Review

If so, capture it. Dec 23, We measured the DC’s shutter lag at 1. The body, at 5. Senior Editor Barney Britton’s pick this year is the camera that he describes as “close to perfect” kodao the kind of photography he does.

Kodak DC280

Because it looks and feels like a regular compact film camera, consumers going digital for the first time will be comfortable using it right from the start. It was fast and responsive, apparently using some degree of RAM buffering internally to improve cycle time for the first three shots of a series.

Captures the image and stores it degice is with dd280 changes to sharpness. Under some circumstances, when taking pictures out-of-doors, or under daylight lighting conditions, the Daylight option may be preferable: