Canon Digital IXUS Review (Powershot S100 Digital Elph / Ixy Digital)
Top of camera controls
|ON/OFF||Power the camera on
Requires a two second hold to power-on, single press to power off.
Switch immediately to playback mode
immediately to record mode
Lens extends if it has not already done so.
Zoom towards tele / Playback zoom
Zoom closer to subject / Enter zoom mode in playback
outwards to wide / Playback thumbnails
Zoom wider / Enter thumbnail mode in playback
Rear of camera controls
All the major camera controls are located below the rear LCD, five buttons do everything. Their exact function differs depending on the current camera mode (record, playback or menu) and these are described below:
Control functions in record mode
Toggles through five flash modes:
Fill-in Flash (forced on)
Inhibit Flash (forced off)
Macro / Drive mode
Toggles between three focus modes:
Normal focus range
Macro focus range
Landscape (Infinity locked focus)
Enter Record Menu
Record menu detailed later.
Display on / off
Toggles between live preview display on or off. The Digital IXUS overlays shooting configuration for four seconds in either mode.
Control functions in menu mode
|SET||Select current option
and leave Menu mode
|Previous option value|
|Next option value|
Next menu section
In manual mode:
Display on / off
Toggles between live preview display on or off.
Control functions in play mode
Enter Play Menu
Play menu detailed later.
Toggles between three information display modes:
Image review, no information
Image review, basic information (date&time, folder, filename)
Image review, exposure information
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