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Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS

 

Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS
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Category: Beginner to Serious Amateur

The Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS features 8.1MP resolution, a SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON 12x optical zoom lens (36–432 mm, 35 mm equiv.) with optical image stabilization and a large 2.5-in. high resolution (230K) LCD monitor.

The Kodak Z8612 IS provides full exposure flexibility, including Program AE, Aperture-Priority, Shutter-Priority and Manual modes, plus 17 easy-to-use Scene Modes and QuickTime movie with sound (640×480) at 30 fps.

Practical features include selectable grid lines, on-camera cropping, blurry picture alert, digital redeye reduction, Live Histogram and PERFECT TOUCH Technology to clear up dark shadows. PictBridge technology enables photos to be printed directly from the Kodak Z8612 IS to any PictBridge-enabled printer.

The Kodak EasyShare Z8612 IS should appeal to beginner and serious amateur photographers desiring a long zoom, image stabilization and easy-to-use digital camera with full exposure flexibility.

 
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Kodak Z8612 IS
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  Kodak EasyShare Z8612 ISUS | CAN | UK  
 
Standard features
 
  Image Sensor 8.1 MP (3298 × 2472) 1/2.5 in. CCD  
  Lens 36–432 mm (35 mm equiv.) f/2.8–4.8 SCHNEIDER-KREUZNACH VARIOGON Lens  
  Image Stabilizer optical  
  Lens protection built-in  
  Optical zoom 12X optical  
  Advanced digital zoom 5X advanced digital  
  Maximum Aperture f/2.8(W)–f/4.8(T)
 
  Shutter speed 1/2–1/3200 sec. [smart scene mode–auto]
16–1/1000 sec. [S/M mode]
 
  Viewfinder n/a  
  LCD 2.5 in. (6.4 cm) high resolution (230K pixels) indoor/outdoor color display  
  Storage 21 MB internal memory available, SDHC/SD card expansion slot  
  Auto focus  
  Type TTL imager AF system  
  Modes normal AF, macro AF, infinity AF  
  Focus Range auto wide: 4.7 in. (12 cm)–infinity
auto tele: 3.9 ft (1.2 m)–infinity
 
  Auto focus control single, continuous  
  AF Zones TTL multi-zone AF, center zone AF  
  AF assist light yes  
  Exposure Control  
  ISO Sensitivity

auto, 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200*

* ISO 3200 available at 2.2 MP setting & less in PASM modes

 
  Exposure metering multi-pattern, center-weighted, spot  
  Exposure compensation ±2.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps  
  Exposure bracketing ±1.0 EV with 1/3 EV steps, 3 images  
  White balance auto, daylight, tungsten, fluorescent, open shade  
 
Flash
 
  Flash range wide: 7.8 m, tele: 4.4 m [smart scene mode]
wide: 21 m, tele: 12 m [ISO 3200]
 
  Flash mode auto, off, fill, red-eye reduction  
  Flash compensation ±1.0 EV in 1/3 steps  
 
Shooting Specifications
 
  Drive modes - single shot
- first burst (1.7 fps up to 4 frames)
- last burst (1.7 fps last 4 frames)
- self timer (10 sec.)
- two-shot self timer (10 sec.)
- delay shutter (2 sec.)
 
  Shooting modes - P (program), A (aperture priority), S (shutter priority), M (manual)
- smart scene
- high ISO
- panorama (left-right, right-left)
- video
- scene
 
  Scene modes

portrait, sports, landscape, flower, sunset, backlight, candlelight, manner/museum, text, beach, snow, fireworks, self-portrait, night landscape, night portrait, stage

 
  Still capture  
  Still format JPEG/EXIF v2.21  
  Picture size 8.0 MP (3264 × 2448)—4:3
7.1 MP (3264 × 2176)—3:2
6.0 MP (3264 × 1840)—16:9
5.0 MP (2592 × 1944)—4:3
3.1 MP (2048 × 1536)—4:3
2.2 MP (1800 × 1200)—3:2
2.1 MP (1920 × 1080)—16:9
1.2 MP (1280 × 960)—4:3
 
  Color modes high color, natural color, low color, sepia, black and white  
  Sharpness high, normal, low  
  Review options select all, search, tag, protect, copy, slideshow, multimedia slideshow, multi-up  
  Editing on-camera crop, KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, sound tag  
  Video capture  
  Format QUICKTIME, MotionJPEG  
  Quality VGA (640 × 480) at 30 fps, QVGA (320 × 240) at 30 fps  
  Length continuous up to 80 min. based on memory capacity  
  Review options play, rewind, pause, fast forward, forward and rewind by frame, multi-up, slideshow, multi-field search  
  Editing make a picture, action print (4, 9, 16-up), trim, bookmarks  
  Customization  
  Custom settings LCD brightness setting (5 levels), image storage setting, album setting, set tag, capture frame grid, date stamp, redeye preflash, image stabilizer control, quick view, advanced digital zoom setting, orientation sensor setting, camera sound setting, sound volume setting, date & time setting, auto power off time setting, video out setting (NTSC/PAL), language setting  
  Sharing  
  Share print, print all, e-mail, Favorites, cancel print  
  Compatibility  
  Dock compatibility See the Dock Compatibility Chart  
  Direct printing KODAK EASYSHARE Photo Printer 500, IMAGELINK print system compatible, PictBridge-enabled  
  Software works with KODAK EASYSHARE Software  
  Physical specifications  
  I/O interface USB 2.0 connector with A/V output  
  Power KODAK Lithium Digital Camera Battery CRV3;
KODAK Li-Ion Rechargeable Digital Camera Battery KLIC-8000;
2 AA lithium batteries;
3V AC adapter;
optional KODAK EASYSHARE Camera/Printer Docks
 
  Tripod mount ¼ in. standard  
  Dimensions (W×H×D) 104 × 65.6 × 70.5 mm / 4.1 × 2.6 × 2.8 in.
 
  Weight (camera body only) 290g / 10.2 oz.  
  Warranty one year  
  MSRP US $249.95 / CAN $ / UK £149.99 (Inc. VAT)  

Package Contents

  • KODAK EASYSHARE Z8612 IS Zoom Digital Camera
  • KODAK Lithium Digital Camera Battery CRV3
  • USB cable
  • Wrsit strap
  • Getting Started Guide with KODAK EASYSHARE Software
  • Custom camera insert for optional KODAK EASYSHARE Camera and Printer Docks
System Requirements
Windows
 
Macintosh
 
Hardware
  • WINDOWS XP OS or higher
  • INTERNET EXPLORER 6.0 or higher
 
  • MACINTOSH OS X 10.3 or higher
  • SAFARI 1.1 or higher
 
  • 600 MHz processor or greater
  • 128 MB RAM
  • 200 MB hard drive disk space available
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Available USB port
  • Color monitor, 800 × 600 display resolution, 16-bit minimum

Specifications are subject to change without notice.

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