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Basic User Mode Menu

The DCS-14n has two different 'user modes', these are Basic and Advanced. In Basic mode there is only one menu occupying one page (shown left). Navigate the menu using the up and down arrows, press right to change and option.

Options described in detail below.

Basic Menu Options

Basic menu Options Notes
ISO  • 80
 • 100
 • 125
 • 160
 • 200
 • 250
 • 320
 • 400
 • 500 *
 • 640 *
 • 800 *
After changing sensitivity the camera may need to 'Recalibrate', this takes approximately 8 seconds, during which time you can not shoot.
Recalibration is required at ISO 160 and ISO 400 (going from higher to lower than these sensitivities).




* Only at Resolution 6.0 MP or lower
White Balance  • Auto
 • Sunny
     + Standard
     + Warm
     + Cool
 • Incandescent
     + Standard
     + Warm
     + Cool
 • Fluorescent
     + Office
     + Cool White
 • Flash
     + Standard
     + Warm
     + Cool
     + Studio
Approximate Kelvin temperature:

 ~ 5000 K
 ~ 4500 K
 ~ 6500 K

 ~ 3200 K
 ~ 2700 K
 ~ 3700 K




 ~ 6000 K
 ~ 4500 K
 ~ 7500 K
 ~ 5200 K
Raw Resolution  • 13.5 MP
 • 6.0 MP
 • 3.4 MP
 - 4500 x 3000
 - 3000 x 2000
 - 2250 x 1500
JPEG Resolution  • 13.5 MP
 • 6.0 MP
 • 3.4 MP
 • 0.8 MP
 - 4500 x 3000
 - 3000 x 2000
 - 2250 x 1500
 - 1125 x 750
Format Card  • CF Card
 • MM Card
 
Display Contrast  • +/-15 levels  
Overexposure Ind.  • Off
 • On
If enabled overexposed areas of the image blink in image view (playback) mode.
Time/Date  • Time > Set
 • Date > Set
 
Firmware  • Version > Info
 • Update
 - [clip]
User Mode  • Basic
 • Advanced
 


Advanced User Mode Menus

In Advanced user mode there are five menus; Capture, Review, Image, Tools and Custom Settings. Hold the MENU button and press left or right on the 4-way controller to switch between the menus.

Advanced User Mode: Capture Menu

Capture menu Options Notes
ISO  • 80
 • 100
 • 125
 • 160
 • 200
 • 250
 • 320
 • 400
 • 500 *
 • 640 *
 • 800 *
After changing sensitivity the camera may need to 'Recalibrate', this takes approximately 8 seconds, during which time you can not shoot.
Recalibration is required at ISO 160 and ISO 400 (going from higher to lower than these sensitivities).




* Only at Resolution 6.0 MP or lower
White Balance  • Auto
 • Sunny
     + Standard
     + Warm
     + Cool
 • Incandescent
     + Standard
     + Warm
     + Cool
 • Fluorescent
     + Office
     + Cool White
 • Flash
     + Standard
     + Warm
     + Cool
     + Studio
 • Click Balance
     + Image
     + Saved >
Approximate Kelvin temperature:

 ~ 5000 K
 ~ 4500 K
 ~ 6500 K

 ~ 3200 K
 ~ 2700 K
 ~ 3700 K




 ~ 6000 K
 ~ 4500 K
 ~ 7500 K
 ~ 5200 K
Capture Folder

 • New
 • 101KP14N
 • 102KP14N (etc.)

 - Offers new folder name or custom name [clip]
CF Card  • Raw
 • JPEG
 • Raw+JPEG
 • Standby

 • Quick Format
 • Recover
 • Secure Erase
 • Write Speed








- Provides write speed information [clip]
MM Card Unsupported Not supported at this firmware version
Raw Resolution  • 13.5 MP
 • 6.0 MP
 • 3.4 MP
 - 4500 x 3000
 - 3000 x 2000
 - 2250 x 1500
JPEG Resolution  • 13.5 MP
 • 6.0 MP
 • 3.4 MP
 • 0.8 MP
 - 4500 x 3000
 - 3000 x 2000
 - 2250 x 1500
 - 1225 x 750
Crop Aspect Ratio  • 2x3
 • 4x5
 • 2x2
Crops only JPEG's at output, for Raw files the information is recorded and used by PhotoDesk.
Long Exposure  • Enabled
 • Disabled
 

Advanced User Mode: Review Menu

Review menu Options Notes
Review Folder

 • CF Card
     + 101KP14N
     + 102KP14N (etc.)
 • MM Card

 
External Video  • Off
 • On
Enables or disables output of video signal for external connection, requires optional cable.
Overexp. Indicator  • Off
 • On
If enabled overexposed areas of the image blink in image view (playback) mode.
Display Contrast  • +/-15 levels  
Image Mode Menu  • Off
 • 1 sec
 • 2 sec
 • 3 sec
Controls behavior of Image Mode pop-up menu.
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