|The A200's menus (accessed by pressing the MENU button in any mode) are grouped into four sections; Record (2 pages), Custom (1 page), Playback (2 pages) and Setup (3 pages). The left and right arrows on the AF controller jump between menus while the up and down (or control dial) scroll through them.|
The record menu provides for configuration of settings which will affect the final image file as well as the behavior of some of the automatic settings. Many of the more common options can be accessed using the Function button or by pressing one of the direct access buttons, so there's not much need to visit this menu on a regular basis in everyday photography. The options for each item are revealed by pressing the center button on the multi-controller.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Image size|| • L: 10M
• M: 5.6M
• S: 2.5M
- 3872 x 2592
|Aspect Ratio|| • 3:2
|Quality|| • RAW
• RAW & JPEG
|Creative Style|| • Standard
• Black and White
• Custom options:
|Flash control|| • ADI flash
• Pre-flash TTL
- Uses distance information and pre-flash metering
|Flash compens.||• +2 to -2 EV||1/3 EV steps|
- waits for focus before releasing the shutter
|AF illuminator|| • Auto
|Long exp. NR|| • On
|Subtracts a 'dark frame' image if shutter speed is greater than 1 second.|
|High ISO NR.|| • On
|Increases noise reduction at ISO 1600 or above.|
|Rec mode reset||Resets shooting settings to default when in P,A,S or M modes.|
In addition to the record menu options the A200 also has a page of custom menu options.
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Eye-Start AF|| • On
Sets the camera to AF if it detects an eye has been put to the viewfinder.
|AEL button|| • AEL hold
• AEL toggle
- Hold AEL button to lock exposure
|Ctrl dial setup|| • Shutter speed
|Selects which parameter the control wheel sets in M or P mode.|
|Red eye reduc.|| • On
|Auto review|| • 10 sec
• 5 sec
• 2 sec
|Auto off w/VF|| • On
- 17 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 18 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 19 Photographic tests (DR)
- 20 Photographic tests (DR)
- 21 Photographic tests
- 22 Compared to...
- 23 Compared to... (JPEG)
- 24 Compared to... (JPEG)
- 25 Compared to... (JPEG)
- 26 Compared to...(RAW)
- 27 Compared to...(RAW)
- 28 Compared to...(RAW)
- 29 Compared to...(High ISO)
- 30 Compared to...(Resolution)
- 31 Conclusion
- 32 Samples
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