Canon PowerShot A70 Review
Pressing the FUNC button in record mode overlays the Function menu over the live scene preview (black background used here for clarity).
Each setting appears in the same place as it does when the menu is cancelled. Use the up and down arrows to move through the menu and left and right to change a setting. Some options have sub-menus which can be accessed by pressing the Meter button. The FUNC menu in Auto mode is a subset of this.
FUNC Menu Options
|Exp. compen.|| +/- 2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps|
|White balance|| Auto
|Drive mode|| Single
Self-timer 10 sec
Self-timer 2 sec
|Photo Effect|| Off
|Meter Mode|| Evaluative
Center Weighted Avg.
|Image size / quality||
Use the direction buttons to move up and down options, left and right to change.
Record Menu Options
|Enabling AiAF allows the camera to automatically select one of the five AF areas, setting this option to 'Off' locks focusing to the center AF area only.|
|AF-assist Beam|| On
|Digital Zoom|| On
2 - 10 sec
Setup Menu (all modes)
The Setup Menu is available as the second tab in every exposure mode and in play mode. It is identical in all modes. Navigation is the same as for all menus, up and down arrows to browse, left and right to change a setting.
Setup Menu Options
|Auto Power Down|| On
|Shutter Volume|| 0 (Off) - 5 (Loud)|
|Playback Volume|| 0 (Off) - 5 (Loud)|
|Start-up Volume|| 0 (Off) - 5 (Loud)|
|Operation Volume|| 0 (Off) - 5 (Loud)|
|Selftimer Volume|| 0 (Off) - 5 (Loud)|
|File No. Reset|| On
|Distance Units|| m/cm
|Video System|| NTSC
My Camera Menu (all modes)
This menu allows you to personalize your camera with custom start-up images and sounds, shutter sounds, operation sounds and self-timer sounds. You can choose to disable all startup image / sounds or select either of the two custom themes (or any combination in-between).
Using the ZoomBrowser software you can upload your own sounds and
images to be used for startup or operation (should you so desire).
My Camera Menu Options
1 (Canon Theme)
2 (Custom Theme)
3 (Custom Theme)
|Start-up Image|| None
|Start-up Sound|| None
|Operation Sound|| None
|Selftimer Sound|| None
|Shutter Sound|| None
Pressing the MENU button in record mode overlays the record menu over the live scene preview (black background used for clarity). Navigation is the same as for all menus, up and down arrows to browse, left and right to change a setting.
Play Menu Options
|Option||Values / Actions|
|Protect||Enter protect mode, here you can browse through images and press the SET button to protect / unprotect each image|
|Rotate||Enter rotate mode, browse in the same way and press SET to rotate 90 degrees, this does not actually rotate the JPEG file but rather marks it as being rotated for display only.|
|Sound Memo||Attach a sound memo to an image, in this mode you can browse and add memos at will.|
|Erase All|| Cancel
|Auto Play|| Start|
(for printing on connected printer)
| DPOF order (browse mode,
mark images for printing)
Set Up: Print Type (Standard, Index, Both), Date, File No.
|Transfer Order||Enter DPOF transfer order mode, select images for transfer|
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