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Rick F Feb 9, 2004 8:20 PM

Newby S-400 resloution and compression question
 
This S-400 is my first digi cam and so far, it's been pretty user freindly. My question is about the resolution and compression settings.
I'm not sure which settings I should use. I don't plan on printing lot's of pics but you never know when you might want to print an 8x10. Is is smart to always use L and super fine or should I drop down to M1 and fine. Is there a setting that usually will work for most pics or am I suposed to adjust it for each outing. I'm a little confused on this. I am hoping there is some easy rule of thumb I can go by. In the future, my plans are to record to DVD or Cd for most pics, if that helps.
Any help is GREATLY appreciated.
Thanks,

Rick

sjm817 Feb 9, 2004 10:10 PM

I use L superfine and use a 256M CF card. If you dont have a problem filling up the flash card before you are done shooting use the best settings. If you do, you can go down a notch on the res or go to fine instead of superfine.

richardmanley Feb 10, 2004 10:52 PM

Just use the highest quality all the time unless you don;t have enough flash card space. If you run out of space stick with the highest res just lower it to fine.

Rick F Feb 13, 2004 12:06 AM

That makes sense. Thanks for both of your responces.

Rick


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