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Battery Compartment

In the bottom of the hand grip is the battery compartment. The DX4900 takes 2 x AA batteries (we'd recommend NIMH rechargeable). If you buy the optional EasyShare dock you'll also get this 'wrapped' pack of AA rechargeable batteries which can charge in-camera on the dock.


Connections

All of the DX4900's connectors (apart from those which connect it to the dock) are hidden behind a rubber cover on the left side of the camera below the power switch. Here you'll find a video out port and USB connector.


Flash

The DX4900's small flash unit is mounted a good distance from the lens, this is a good sign as it should mean fewer red-eye problems with flash shots.

The unit is rated with a range of 0.5 - 3.2 m (1.6 - 10.5 ft) at wide angle and 0.5 - 2.3 m (1.6 - 7.5 ft) at full telephoto.


Base

The base of the DX4900 looks fairly complex (for a consumer camera). Here's a list of elements from left to right: Battery Compartment, Compact Flash release lever, Tripod mount (not the worst location we've seen but it would block the battery compartment when on a tripod), Sliding connections cover for EasyShare dock.


Optional EasyShare Camera Dock

The optional Kodak EasyShare Camera Dock provides a quick 'drop in' facility for when you return back from a shoot. The Dock connects to your computer and the supplied AC adapter, this provides instant connectivity to your computer as well as a power supply for the camera. When using the supplied (with the Dock) double AA NiMH rechargeable battery pack the batteries charge in the camera when it's on the Dock.


Box contents


(Both Dock and Camera boxes pictured)

Supplied in the box are: (exact contents may vary by region)

  • Kodak EasyShare DX4900 Digital Camera
  • 16 MB Compact Flash Card
  • CRV3 Lithium (non rechargeable) battery
  • EasyShare Dock insert
  • USB cable
  • Video cable
  • Wrist strap
  • User manual
  • Software CD-ROM
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