256 MB MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card, F/2.8-3.7
Get close to your subjects with 10X optical zoom and 5X advanced digital zoom (50X total zoom). Create unbelievable-quality prints up 20"x30" (50x75 cm) with 5.0 MP. Get rich, vibrant color under a variety of lighting conditions with the exclusive KODAK Color Science Chip. Capture consistently crisp, precise pictures thanks to the auto-focus system with assist lamp. [ Report abuse or wrong photo | Share your Kodak Z740 photo ]
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User reviews and opinions
|AlexMax||2:17pm on Sunday, October 10th, 2010|
|I take lots of sports action pictures. Does a great job Wish it had SLR Cost: $399 Broke shortly after 1 year warranty Easy to use camera, Great picture quality! Only that it is not as tiny as other models out there.|
|JJJoseph||11:52pm on Wednesday, October 6th, 2010|
|best deal on a quality camera. The product was everything it said on the description. I could not have asked for a better deal. best camera then and now I have had this camera for over 4 years and it has been nothing short of amazing!!! It has been droped, kicked. thousands of pictures! i have owned this camera since it first came out years ago,i have taken thousands of pictures and it is still kicking.|
|Patriothntr||2:23pm on Friday, September 24th, 2010|
|A near ideal blend of good optical zoom, light weight and speed in taking a picture. This camera works well action pictures as well as scenery.|
|mellis4148||8:43pm on Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010|
|I used to run out of space before I purchased... I have been very pleased with how close and detailed I can bring my subject. A near ideal blend of good optical zoom, light weight and speed in taking a picture. This camera works well action pictures as well as scenery. I used to run out of space before I purchased a SIMS card for it, but now seem to run the battery down without running out of space.|
|Statilla||4:15pm on Friday, July 30th, 2010|
|I bought this product about a year and a half ago, and have very pleased with this camera for being a point and shoot camera... of course.|
|jalilar||2:38am on Saturday, June 19th, 2010|
|This is my very first digital camera and I am still happy with it after 3.5 years. I was looking for a camera that I could use for indoor and outdoor sports, and for our travel. I needed the zoom and image quality.|
|rainerwendland||11:44am on Thursday, June 3rd, 2010|
|This is a great camera..! Great color, great zoom, amazing and easy to use..! love the 80 minutes of video with sound..!! I have been using these camera, to take photos (packages for people out of my home). Is has excellent color results. It is very easy to use. This is a fun easy camera to use and makes great photos without a computer. The 10x optical is awesome!|
|mpalazzi||8:57pm on Friday, May 21st, 2010|
|I absolutely love this camera. So much so that I will stick to Kodak for Digital - just bought the Z712. I do alot of nature photography. I absolutely love this camera. So much so that I will stick to Kodak for Digital - just bought the Z712. I do alot of nature photography.|
|krezz||11:44pm on Saturday, April 3rd, 2010|
|Hope this helps on making your decision. . . I bought this to use on the Bike Rides I do around town and wished i had a picture of this and that.|
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Kodak EasyShare Z740 zoom digital camera
www.kodak.com For interactive tutorials, www.kodak.com/go/howto For help with your camera, www.kodak.com/go/z740support
Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New York 14650 Eastman Kodak Company, 2004 All screen images are simulated. Kodak and EasyShare are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. Schneider-Kreuznach and Xenar are trademarks of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH used under license by Eastman Kodak Company. P/N 4J1865
Grip Light sensor Shutter button Self-timer/Burst button Close-up/Landscape button Flash button Power/Favorites switch
10 Flash 12 Neck strap post 13 Microphone 14 Lens 15 DC-In (3V) ,for optional AC adapter
Low-light assist, Self-timer light 11 Open Flash switch
1 Review button 2 Menu button 3 Delete button 4 Tripod socket 5 Dock connector 6 LCD screen 7 Info button
10 Zoom (Wide Angle/Telephoto) 11 Share button 12 Mode dial 13 Joystick/OK 14 USB, A/V Out 15 Slot for optional SD or MMC card
8 EVF (Electronic viewfinder) 16 Battery compartment
Table of contents
1 Setting up your camera.. 1
Attaching the lens cap... 1 Attaching the neck strap.. 1 Loading the batteries.. 2 Turning on the camera... 2 Setting the date/time, first time.. 3 Storing pictures on an SD or MMC card.. 4
2 Taking pictures and videos.. 5
Taking a picture... 5 Using optical zoom... 8 Using the flip-up flash... 9 Reviewing pictures and videos... 9 Deleting pictures and videos.. 11
3 Transferring and printing pictures.. 12
Minimum system requirements... 12 Install the software... 13 Transferring pictures with the USB cable.. 14 Printing pictures... 14 Dock compatibility for your camera.. 17
4 Doing more with your camera.. 18
Using the self-timer... 18 Using burst... 19 Taking close-up and landscape pictures.. 19 Running a slide show... 20 Changing the flash settings... 22 Picture-taking modes... 23 Changing picture-taking settings... 27 Customizing your camera... 30 Viewing picture/video information... 32 Copying pictures and videos.. 32 Adjusting exposure compensation... 33 P, A, S, and M modes... 33 Pre-tagging for album names... 35 Sharing your pictures... 37
5 Troubleshooting... 41
Camera problems... 41 Computer/connectivity problems.. 42 Picture quality problems... 43 Direct printing (PictBridge) problems.. 44
6 Getting help.... 45
Helpful links... 45 Telephone customer support... 46
7 Appendix.... 47
Camera specifications... 47 Power-saving features... 51 Storage capacities... 51 Accessories... 52 Important safety instructions... 53 Battery life... 54 Upgrading your software and firmware.. 55 Additional care and maintenance.. 55 Warranty.... 56 Regulatory compliance... 58
Setting up your camera
Attaching the lens cap
Attaching the neck strap
Loading the batteries
1 Open the battery door. 2 Load the battery, then close the battery door.
CRV3 lithium (non-rechargeable)
2 AA lithium or Ni-MH
For information on replacing batteries and extending battery life, see page 54.
Turning on the camera
Setting the date/time, first time
At the prompt, press OK.
to change. for previous/next field. OK to accept.
Setting the date/time and language, other times
Press Menu. to highlight Setup Menu then press OK. to highlight Language or Date/Time , then press OK.
If setting the date/time: to change. for previous/next field. OK to accept.
Storing pictures on an SD or MMC card
Your camera has 32 MB of internal memory. You can purchase an SD or MMC card to conveniently store more pictures and videos. NOTE: We recommend Kodak SD or MMC cards. SD cards must possess the SD logo. (The SD logo is a trademark of the SD Card Association.) When using the card for the first time, format it in this camera before taking pictures (see page 32).
32 MB internal memory (built-in)
Notched corner SD or MMC card (optional)
CAUTION: A card can only be inserted one way; forcing it may cause damage. Inserting or removing a card when the ready light is blinking may damage pictures, card, or camera. See page 51 for storage capacities. Purchase SD or MMC cards at a dealer of Kodak products or www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories.
Zoom indicator Digital zoom range Optical zoom range
Using digital zoom
Use digital zoom in any Still mode to get up to 5X magnification beyond optical zoom. 1 Press the Telephoto (T) button to the optical zoom limit (10X). Release the button, then press it again. The zoom indicator shows zoom status. 2 Take the picture or video. NOTE: You cannot use digital zoom for video recording. You may notice decreased image quality when using digital zoom. The blue slider on the zoom indicator pauses and turns red when the picture quality reaches the limit for an acceptable 4 x 6-in. (10 x 15 cm) print.
Using the flip-up flash
Use the flash when you take pictures at night, indoors, or outdoors in heavy shadows. Make sure you are within flash range.
The flash unit must be open to use the flash and change flash modes.
To change flash settings, see page 22. To turn off the flash, close it.
Flash-to-subject distance Zoom position Wide angle Telephoto Flash distance 216.1 ft (0.64.9 m) @ ISO 140 6.612.1 ft (2.03.7 m) @ ISO 140
Reviewing pictures and videos
Press the Review button to view and work with your pictures and videos.
for previous/next. Review. (Press again to exit.)
Videos: OK Play/pause. Adjust the volume. Rewind to beginning (during playback). Next picture/video (during playback).
To save battery power, use an optional Kodak EasyShare dock or Kodak 3-volt AC adapter. (See www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories.) NOTE: Pictures taken at the Best (3:2) quality setting are displayed at a 3:2 aspect ratio with a black bar at the top of the screen. A videos duration is displayed at the top of the camera screen.
What the review icons mean
Print tag/number of prints Favorite tag Email tag Protected Picture number Image storage location
Scroll arrows Video length Favorite tag Email tag
Protected Video number Image storage location
Play or Pause Scroll arrows Review mode
Magnifying a picture during review
W/T magnify 1X - 8X. view other parts of the picture. OK return to 1X.
Viewing multi-up (thumbnails) during review
view multi-up thumbnails. view previous/next row of thumbnails. view previous/next thumbnail. OK view single picture.
Deleting pictures and videos
Follow the screen prompts. Press Delete. for previous/next. Press Review.
PICTURE or VIDEOdeletes the displayed picture or video. EXITexits the Delete screen. ALLdeletes all pictures and videos from your current storage location. NOTE: To delete protected pictures and videos, remove protection before deleting.
Protecting pictures and videos from deletion
Press to highlight Protect 4 then press OK. Press Menu.
for previous/next. Press Review.
The picture or video is protected and cannot be deleted. The Protect icon appears with the protected picture or video. Press the Menu button to exit the menu. CAUTION: Formatting internal memory or an SD or MMC card deletes all (including protected) pictures and videos. (Formatting internal memory also deletes email addresses, album names, and favorites. To restore them, see EasyShare software Help.)
Transferring pictures with the USB cable
1 Turn off the camera. 2 Plug the labeled end of the USB cable into the labeled USB port on your computer. See your computer users guide for details. 3 Plug the other end of the USB cable into the USB port on the camera. The arrow icon on the cable should face you. 4 Turn on the camera. Kodak EasyShare software opens on your computer. The software prompts you through the transfer process. NOTE: Visit www.kodak.com/go/howto for an online tutorial on connecting.
Also available for transferring
You can also use these Kodak products to transfer your pictures and videos.
Kodak EasyShare camera dock, Kodak EasyShare printer dock (see page 17) Kodak multi-card reader, Kodak SD multimedia card reader-writer
Purchase these and other accessories at a dealer of Kodak products or www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories.
Printing with a Kodak EasyShare printer dock
Dock your camera to the Kodak EasyShare printer dock and print directlywith or without a computer. Purchase this and other accessories at a dealer of Kodak products or www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories.
Direct printing with a PictBridge enabled printer
Your camera features PictBridge technology, so you can print directly to PictBridge-enabled printers. You need:
Camera with fully-charged batteries, or PictBridge-enabled printer
with optional Kodak 3-volt AC adapter USB cable included with your camera
Connecting the camera to a PictBridge-enabled printer 1 Turn off the camera and printer. 2 Optional: If you have a Kodak 3-volt AC adapter (optional accessory), plug it into the camera and into an electrical outlet. IMPORTANT: Do not use the AC adapter included with the Kodak EasyShare camera dock or printer dock to power your camera. 3 Connect the appropriate USB cable from the camera to the printer. (See your printer user guide for details. See www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories to order cables.) Printing from a PictBridge-enabled printer 1 Turn on the printer. Turn on the camera. The PictBridge logo is displayed, followed by the current picture and menu. (If no pictures are found, a message is displayed.) If the menu interface turns off, press any button to redisplay it. 2 Press to choose a printing option, then press the OK button.
to choose a picture. Choose the number of copies.
Tagged PicturesIf your printer is capable, print pictures that you tagged for printing and choose a print size. Index PrintPrint thumbnails of all pictures. This requires one or more sheets of paper. If the printer is capable, choose a print size. All PicturesPrint all pictures in internal memory, on a card, or in Favorites. Choose the number of copies. Image StorageAccess internal memory, a card, or Favorites.
NOTE: During direct printing, pictures are not permanently transferred or saved to the computer or printer. To transfer pictures to your computer, see page 12. In Favorites mode, the current favorite picture is displayed Disconnecting the camera from a PictBridge-enabled printer 1 Turn off the camera and printer. 2 Disconnect the USB cable from the camera and the printer.
Ordering prints online
Kodak EasyShare print service (provided by Ofoto www.ofoto.com) is one of the many online print services offered in the Kodak EasyShare software. You can easily:
Upload your pictures. Edit, enhance, and add borders to your pictures. Store pictures, and share them with family and friends. Order high-quality prints, photo greeting cards, frames, and albumsand have them delivered to your door.
Printing pictures from your computer
For details on printing pictures from your computer, click the Help button in the Kodak EasyShare software.
Printing from an optional SD or MMC card
Automatically print tagged pictures when you insert your card into a printer with an SD/MMC slot. See your printer users guide for details. Make prints at an SD/MMC-capable Kodak picture maker. (Contact a location prior to visiting. See www.kodak.com/go/picturemaker.) Take the card to your local photo retailer for professional printing.
Dock compatibility for your camera
Kodak EasyShare dock
printer dock 4000 camera dock II LS420, LS433 camera
Docking configuration Not compatible
printer dock printer dock plus printer dock 6000 camera dock 6000 Adapter Custom camera insert
others, including series 3
printer docks and camera docks
Custom camera insert Dock
Purchase camera docks, printer docks, and other accessories at a dealer of Kodak products or www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories.
Doing more with your camera
Using the self-timer
Place camera on a tripod or flat surface. In any still mode, press :. Once for a 10-second delay (so you have time to get into the scene). Once more for a 2-second delay (for a steady, auto-shutter release on a tripod)
Compose the scene. Press the Shutter button halfway, then completely down.
The picture is taken in 2 or 10 seconds.
To cancel the Self-timer before the picture is taken, press the Self-timer button. (The Self-timer setting remains active.) Use the same procedure to take a video, but:
Turn the Mode dial to Video
Press the Shutter button completely down. NOTE: The video stops when no storage space remains.
Option Description Camera takes up to 5 pictures (2 per second) while the Shutter button is pressed. First Burst
First 5 pictures are saved.
Purpose Capture an expected event. Example: A person swinging a golf club. Capture an event when the precise timing is uncertain. Example: A child blowing out birthday candles.
Camera takes up to 30 pictures (2 per second for up to 15 seconds) while the Shutter button is pressed. When the Shutter button is released, only the last 4 pictures are saved.
Last 4 pictures are saved.
1 In most Still modes, press the Burst button repeatedly to choose an option. 2 Press the Shutter button halfway to focus and set exposure. 3 Press the Shutter button completely down and hold it to take pictures. The camera stops taking pictures when you release the Shutter button, when the pictures are taken, or when there is no more storage space. NOTE: During Quickview, you can delete all pictures in the burst series. To delete selectively, do so in Review (see page 11).
Taking close-up and landscape pictures
Use the Close-up/Landscape button very close or very far away.
to take pictures of scenes that are
1 Set the Mode dial to any Capture mode. 2 Press the Close-up/Landscape button repeatedly until the or icon appears in the status bar. 3 Take a picture.
Use the Close-up setting to gain sharpness and detail in pictures at close range. Use available light instead of flash if possible. The camera automatically sets the focus distance depending on the zoom position:
Zoom position Wide angle Telephoto Close-up focus distance 4.7-27.6 in. (0.12-0.7 m) 3.9-6.9 ft (1.2-2.1 m)
Use the Landscape setting to gain sharpness of far away scenes. With this setting, the camera uses infinity auto-focus. Auto-focus framing marks are not available in Landscape.
Running a slide show
Use the Slide Show to display your pictures and videos on the camera screen. To run a slide show on a television or on any external device, see page 21. To save battery power, use an optional Kodak 3V AC adapter. (Visit www.kodak.com/go/z740accessories.)
Starting the slide show
1 Press the Review button, then press the Menu button. 2 Press to highlight Slide Show , then press the OK button.
3 Press to highlight Begin Show, then press the OK button. Each picture and video is displayed once. To interrupt the Slide Show, press the OK button.
Changing the slide show display interval
The default interval setting displays each picture for 5 seconds. You can set the display interval from 3 to 60 seconds. 1 On the Slide Show menu, press OK button. 2 Select a display interval. To scroll through the seconds quickly, press and hold 3 Press the OK button. The interval setting remains until you change it. to highlight Interval, then press the
Choose the mode that best suits your subjects and surroundings.
Use this mode Auto Sport
For General picture-takingoffers an excellent balance of image quality and ease of use. Subjects that are in motion. Shutter speed is fast. The camera pre-settings are f/2.8f/3.7, Multi-Pattern Exposure Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, ISO 100ISO 200. Full-frame portraits of people. Allows the subject to be sharp and the background to be indistinct. For best results, position your subject at least 6 ft (2 m) away and fill the frame with a head and shoulder pose. Use Telephoto to exaggerate background blur. The camera pre-settings are f/2.8f/3.7, Multi-Pattern Exposure Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, ISO 100. Use at night to capture subject and background. Point-and-shoot simplicity when taking pictures under 14 special conditions. (See Scene modes, page 24.) Capturing video with sound. (See page 5.)
Night Scene Video
1 Turn the Mode dial to Scene. 2 Press to display Scene mode descriptions. NOTE: If the Help text turns off, press the OK button. 3 Press the OK button to choose a Scene mode.
Use this SCN mode For Children Party Camera pre-settings Action pictures of f/2.8f/3.7, Multi-Pattern Exposure children in bright light. Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, ISO 140 People indoors. Minimizes red eye. Bright beach scenes. f/2.8f/3.7, Multi-Pattern Exposure Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, Red-Eye Flash, ISO 140 f/2.8f/3.7, +1 Exposure Compensation, Center-Weight Metering, Daylight White balance, ISO 100
Close-ups of flowers or f/2.8f/3.7, Macro Focus, Daylight other small subjects in White balance, Center-Zone Focus, bright light. Center-Weight Metering, ISO 140
Fireworks Flash does not fire. f/5.6, 2 second exposure, Infinity Place the camera on a Focus, Center-Weight Metering, flat, steady surface or Daylight White Balance, ISO 100 use a tripod. Snow Bright snow scenes. f/2.8f/3.7, +1 Exposure Compensation, Center-Weight Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, ISO 100 f/2.8f/3.7, Multi-Pattern Exposure Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, Fill-Flash, ISO 100 f/2.8f/3.7, Macro Focus, CenterWeight Metering, Center-Zone Focus, ISO 100
Backlight Subjects that are in shadow or backlit (when light is behind the subject). Close-up Subjects closer than 28 in. (70 cm).
Use this SCN mode For Night Portrait Camera pre-settings
f/2.8f/3.7, Multi-Pattern Exposure Reduces red eye of people in night scenes Metering, Multi-Zone Focus, ISO 140 or low-light conditions. Place the camera on a flat, steady surface or use a tripod.
Landscape Distant scenery. Flash f/2.8f/3.7, Infinity Focus, Multi-Pattern Exposure Metering, does not fire. Daylight White Balance, ISO 100 Auto-focus framing marks (page 6) are not available in Landscape. Night Distant scenery at Landscape night. Flash does not fire. Place the camera on a flat, steady surface or use a tripod. Manner/ Museum f/2.8f/3.7, Infinity Focus, Daylight White Balance, Center-Weight Metering, Daylight White balance, ISO 100
Quiet occasions, like a f/2.8f/3.7, no sounds, no flash, Multi-Pattern Exposure Metering, wedding or lecture. Flash and sound are Multi-Zone Focus, ISO 100 disabled. Documents. f/2.8f/3.7, Macro Focus, +1 Exposure Compensation, Center-Weight Metering, ISO 140
Close-ups of yourself. f/2.8, Macro Focus, Multi-Pattern Assures proper focus Exposure Metering, Multi-Zone and minimizes red eye. Focus, Red-Eye Flash, ISO 100
For more information on PASM modes, see page 26.
Use this mode For Controlling exposure compensation (how much light enters the camera). The camera automatically sets the shutter speed and Program aperture (f-stop) based on the scene lighting. Program mode offers the ease of auto shooting with full access to all menu options. Press to select settings. (See P, A, S, and M modes, page 33.) Press the Menu button to change other settings. Controlling aperture, exposure compensation, and ISO speed. Aperture priority mode is primarily used to control depth of field Aperture (the range of sharpness). Priority NOTE: The aperture setting may be affected when using optical zoom. Press to select settings. (See P, A, S, and M modes, page 33.) Press the Menu button to change other settings. Controlling the shutter speed, exposure compensation, and ISO speed. The camera automatically sets the aperture for proper exposure. Shutter priority mode is primarily used to prevent blur when your subject is moving. To prevent camera shake, use a tripod for slow shutter speeds. Press to select settings. (See P, A, S, and M modes, page 33.) Press the Menu button to change other settings.
Enjoying the highest level of creative control. You set the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO speed. Exposure Manual compensation acts as an exposure meter, recommending the proper combination of aperture and shutter speed to produce an acceptable exposure. To prevent camera shake, use a tripod for slow shutter speeds. Press to select settings. (See P, A, S, and M modes, page 33.) Press the Menu button to change other settings.
Changing picture-taking settings
You can change settings to get the best results from your camera: 1 Press the Menu button. (Some settings are unavailable in some modes.) 2 Press to highlight a setting, then press the OK button. 3 Choose an option, then press the OK button. 4 Press the Menu button to exit.
Setting Picture Size Choose a picture resolution. This setting remains until you change it. Icon Options 5.0 MP (default)for printing up to 20 x 30 in. (51 x 76 cm); pictures are highest resolution and largest file size. 4.4 MP (3:2) ideal for printing 4 x 6 in. (10 x 15 cm) prints without cropping. Also for printing up to 20 x 30 in. (51 x 76 cm) 4.0 MP for printing up to 20 x 30 in. (50 x 76 cm); pictures are medium resolution with smaller file size. 3.1 MPfor printing up to 11 x 14 in. (28 x 36 cm); pictures are medium resolution with smaller file size. 1.8 MPfor printing 4 x 6 in. (10 x 15 cm) prints, emailing, Internet, screen display, or for conserving space. 640 x 480higher resolution and file size. Video plays in a 640 x 480 pixel window (VGA). 320 x 240lower resolution and file size. Video plays in a 320 x 240 pixel window (QVGA).
Video Size Choose a video resolution. This setting remains until you change it.
Setting White Balance Choose your lighting condition. This setting remains until you turn the Mode dial or turn off the camera. Icon Options Auto (default)automatically corrects white balance. Ideal for general picture taking. Daylightfor pictures in natural lighting. Tungstencorrects the orange cast of household light bulbs. Ideal for indoor pictures under tungsten or halogen lighting without flash. Fluorescentcorrects the green cast of fluorescent lighting. Ideal for indoor pictures under fluorescent lighting without flash. Open Shadefor pictures in the shade in natural lighting. Available only in PASM mode. Multi-pattern (default)evaluates lighting conditions throughout the image to give an optimum picture exposure. Ideal for general picture taking. Center-weightevaluates the lighting conditions of the subject centered in the viewfinder. Ideal for backlit subjects. Center-spotsimilar to Center-weight, except the metering is concentrated on a smaller area of the subject centered in the viewfinder. Ideal when you need an exact exposure of a specific area in the picture. Available only in PASM mode. Multi-zone (default)evaluates 3 zones to give an even picture focus. Ideal for general picture taking. Center-zoneevaluates the small area centered in the viewfinder. Ideal when precise focus of a specific area in the picture is needed.
Exposure Metering Evaluate light levels at specific areas of a scene. This setting remains until you turn the Mode dial or turn off the camera.
Focus Zone Select a large or concentrated area of focus. This setting remains until you turn the Mode dial or turn off the camera.
NOTE: For the best pictures, the camera is set to Multi-zone when in Landscape mode.
Available only in PASM mode.
Setting AF Control Choose an auto-focus setting. This setting remains until you change it. Icon Options Continuous AF (default)uses external AF sensor and TTL-AF (Through-The-Lens). Because the camera is always focusing, there is no need to press the Shutter button halfway down to focus. Single AF uses external AF sensor and TTL-AF when the Shutter button is pressed halfway down. High Color Natural Color (default) Low Color Black & White Sepiafor pictures with a reddish-brown, antique look.
Auto Power Off Choose amount of inactivity time until camera turns off. Mode Description Display mode description when entering a mode. Date & Time Video Out Choose the regional setting that lets you connect the camera to a television or other external device. Orientation Sensor Orient pictures so that they are displayed with the correct side up. Date Stamp Imprint the date on pictures. Video Date Display Display Date/Time at the start of video playback. Language
Setting Format Icon Options Memory Carddeletes everything on the card; formats the card. Cancelexits without making a change. Internal Memorydeletes everything in internal memory including email addresses, album names, and favorites; formats the internal memory.
CAUTION: Formatting deletes all pictures and videos, including those that are protected. Removing a card during formatting may damage the card.
About View camera information.
Viewing picture/video information
2 Press Info.
To exit Review, press the Review button.
Copying pictures and videos
You can copy pictures and videos from a card to internal memory or from internal memory to a card. Before you copy, make sure that:
A card is inserted in the camera. The cameras picture storage location is set to the location from which you are copying. See page 29.
Copy pictures or videos: 1 Press the Review button, then press the Menu button. 2 Press 3 Press to highlight Copy , then press the OK button.
to highlight an option: PICTURE or VIDEOcopies the current picture or video. EXITreturns to the Review menu. ALLcopies all pictures and videos from your selected storage location to the other location.
4 Press the OK button. NOTE: Pictures and videos are copied, not moved. To remove pictures and from the original location after copying, delete them (see page 11). Tags that you applied for print, email, and favorites are not copied. Protection settings are not copied. To apply protection to a picture or video, see page 11.
Adjusting exposure compensation
Use exposure compensation to make pictures lighter or darker. 1 In any capture mode, move the joystick. Exposure compensation information appears on the camera screen or EVF. 2 To make pictures lighter, move the joystick. To make pictures darker, move the joystick. The setting remains until you change it or turn off the camera.
Thirdtransfer to your computer
When you transfer the tagged pictures or videos to your computer, Kodak EasyShare software opens and categorizes your pictures in the appropriate album. See the Kodak EasyShare software Help for details.
Tagging pictures/videos for albums
Use the Album feature in Review mode to tag the pictures and videos in your camera with album names. Firston your computer Use Kodak EasyShare software to create album names on your computer, then copy up to 32 album names to the cameras internal memory. See Kodak EasyShare software Help for details. Secondon your camera 1 Press the Review button, then locate the picture or video. 2 Press the Menu button. 3 Press 4 Press to highlight Album , then press the OK button. to highlight an album folder, then press the OK button.
To add other pictures to the same album, press to scroll through the pictures. When the picture you want is displayed, press the OK button. To add the pictures to more than one album, repeat step 4 for each album. The album name appears with the picture. A plus (+) after the album name means the picture was added to more than one album. To remove a selection, highlight an album name and press the OK button. To remove all album selections, select Clear All. Thirdtransfer to your computer When you transfer the tagged pictures and videos to your computer, the Kodak EasyShare software opens and categorizes your pictures and videos in the appropriate album folder. See Kodak EasyShare software Help for details.
Sharing your pictures
Press the Share button to tag your pictures and videos. When they are transferred to your computer, you can share them.
Pictures Videos Print (page 37) Email (page 38) Favorites (page 39) for easy organization on your computer and for sharing on your camera
When can I tag my pictures and videos?
Press the Share button to tag pictures/videos:
Any time. (The most recent picture/video taken is then displayed.) Just after you take a picture/video, during Quickview (see page 6). After pressing the Review button (see page 9).
Tagging pictures for printing
For more specifications, visit www.kodak.com/go/z740support.
Kodak EasyShare Z740 zoom digital camera CCD (charge-coupled device) CCD Output image size 1/2.5 in. CCD, 4:3 aspect ratio 5.0 MP: 2576 x 1932 pixels 4.4 MP (3:2): 2576 x 1716 pixels 4.0 MP: 2304 x 1728 pixels 3.1 MP: 2048 x 1536 pixels 1.8 MP: 1152 x 1164 pixels 1.8 in. (4.6 cm) color hybrid LCD, 640 x 240 (134 K) pixels LCD and EVF - not simultaneous; 0.2 in. (5.1 mm) 201 K pixels Frame rate: 27 fps 10X optical zoom, aspheric all-glass Retinar lens, f/2.8-3.7 (35 mm equivalent: 38-380 mm) Yes Lens cap Combined zoom settings 10.6X to 50X in 0.6X increments. (Not supported for movie capture.) TTL-AF; auto, multi-zone, center-spot. (Center-weighted available is PASM modes.) Working range: 24 in. (0.6 m)-infinity @ wide 6.6 ft (2 m)-infinity @ telephoto 4.7-27.6 in. (0.12-0.7 m) @ wide close-up 3.9-6.9 ft (1.2-2.1 m) @ telephoto close-up
Display Color display Color electronic viewfinder Preview (LCD/EVF) Lens Taking lens Accessory lens thread Lens protection Digital zoom Focus system
Kodak EasyShare Z740 zoom digital camera Exposure Exposure metering TTL-AE Multi-pattern, Center-spot, Center-weighted (available in PASM modes only) +/-2.0 EV with 0.5 EV step Auto: 1/8 to 1/1700 sec. Shutter priority: 1/64-1/1700 sec. Selectable: 0.5-8 sec. Auto: 80 to 160 Selectable: 80, 100, 200, 400, 800 (800 available only in Good picture quality.) Guide no. 10.6 (@ ISO 100) Auto flash with photo sensor Working range @ ISO 168: 2-16 ft (0.6-4.9 m) @ Wide; 6.6- 12 ft (2-3.7 m) @ Tele Auto, Fill, Red-eye, Off Auto, Portrait, Sport, Night, Landscape, Close-up, Video, (14) Scene modes. First burst 5 pictures; Last burst 4 pictures; both @ 2 fps (AE, AF, AWB executed for first shot only) VGA (640 x 480) @ 13 FPS QVGA (320 x 240) @ 20 FPS Still: EXIF 2.2.1 (JPEG compression); file organization DCF Video: QuickTime (CODEC MPEG4) Optional MMC or SD Card of the SD Card Association.) 32 MB internal memory (The SD logo is a trademark
Exposure compensation Shutter speed
Flash Electronic flash
Flash modes Capture Capture modes Burst mode Video capture Image file format Image storage Internal storage capacity Review Quickview
Kodak EasyShare Z740 zoom digital camera Video output Power CRV3; 2-AA lithium; 2-AA Ni-MH; Kodak EasyShare Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack (KAA2HR); 3V AC adapter Communication with computer USB 2.0 (PIMA 15740 protocol), via USB cable, EasyShare camera dock or printer dock Languages English/German/Spanish/French/Italian/Portuguese/Chinese/Korean/Japanese Other features PictBridge support Self-timer Sound feedback White balance Color modes Date stamp Tripod mount Size Weight Yes 2 or 10 seconds All On, Shutter Only, All Off Auto, Daylight, Open Shade, Tungsten, Fluorescent (available only in PASM) Color, Black & White, Sepia None, YYYYMMDD, MMDDYYYY, DDMMYYYY 1/4 inch 3.9 in. (97.8 mm) x 3.1 in. (77.5 mm) x 2.9 in. (72.6 mm) @ power off 10.1oz (286 g) without card or battery NTSC or PAL
Kodak EasyShare Z740 lens adapter Lens filter (black & white)
Kodak 3-volt AC adapter Kodak performance series digital camera case Kodak Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack Kodak Mi-MH rapid battery charger
Important safety instructions
Using this product
Read and follow these instructions before using Kodak products. Always follow basic safety procedures. The use of an accessory attachment that is not recommended by Kodak, such as an AC adapter, may cause fire, electric shock, or injury. If using this product in an airplane, observe all instructions of the airline. WARNING: Do not disassemble this product; there are no user-serviceable parts inside. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel. Do not expose this product to liquid, moisture, or extreme temperatures. Kodak AC adapters and battery chargers are intended for indoor use only. The use of controls, adjustments, or procedures other than those specified herein may result in exposure to shock and/or electrical or mechanical hazards.
Battery safety and handling
WARNING: When removing batteries, allow them to cool first; batteries may be hot. Read and follow all warnings and instructions supplied by the battery manufacturer. Use only batteries that are approved for this product. Keep batteries out of the reach of children. Do not allow batteries to touch metal objects, including coins. Otherwise, a battery may short circuit, discharge energy, become hot, or leak. Do not disassemble, install backward, or expose batteries to liquid, moisture, fire, or extreme temperature. Replace all batteries of a set at the same time. Do not mix new batteries with used ones. Do not mix rechargeable and non-rechargeable batteries. Do not mix lithium, Ni-MH, and Ni-Cd batteries together. Do not mix batteries of different chemistry types, grades, or brands. Failure to observe this precaution may cause leakage.
Remove batteries when the product is stored for an extended period of time. In the unlikely event that battery fluid leaks inside the product, contact your local Kodak Customer Service representative. In the unlikely event that battery fluid leaks onto your skin, wash immediately with water and contact your local health provider. For additional health-related information, contact your local Kodak Customer Service representative. Dispose of batteries according to local and national regulations. If the battery contacts touch metal objects, the battery may short-circuit, discharge energy, become hot, or leak. Do not charge non-rechargeable batteries.
flash, i settings, 9 flower, 24 focus framing marks, 6 zone, 28 format, 32 G grip, i guidelines, battery, 54 H help web links, 45 I icons, mode dial, 23 image storage, 29 info button, ii information about pictures, videos, 32 installing batteries, 2 SD/MMC card, 4 software, 13 internal memory storage capacity, 51 J joystick, ii K Kodak EasyShare software installing, 13 upgrading, 55 Kodak web sites, 45 L landscape, 19, 25 language, 31 LCD, ii
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from a card, 16 from computer, 16 optimizing printer, 45 order online, 16 PictBridge, 14 tagged pictures, 16 with EasyShare printer dock, 14 program, 26 protecting pictures, videos, 11 Q quickview using, 6 R recycling, disposal, 56 red-eye, flash, 9 regulatory information, 58 removing favorites, 40 repair, 45 reset to default, 29 review, ii review button, 9 reviewing pictures as you take them, 6 camera screen, 9 deleting, 11 protecting, 11 slide show, 20 reviewing videos camera screen, 9 deleting, 11 protecting, 11 slide show, 20 running slide show, 20 S safety, batteries, 53 SCN, 23 SD/MMC card inserting, 4 printing from, 16
slot, ii storage capacities, 51 self-portrait, 25 self-timer with pictures, 18 self-timer/burst button, i service and support telephone numbers, 46 setting AF control, 29 album, 29 camera sounds, 31 color mode, 29 date & time, 31 date and time, 3 date stamp, 31 exposure metering, 28 flash, 9 focus zone, 28 image storage, 29 language, 31 liveview, 30 orientation sensor, 31 picture quality, 27 picture taking mode, 23 self-timer, 18 sharpness, 29 video date display, 31 video out, 31 white balance, 28 setup mode, using, 30 share button, ii sharpness, 29 shutoff, auto, 51 shutter priority, 26 problems, 42 self-timer delay, 18 speed, 33 sleep mode, 51 slide show
|Product Type||Digital camera|
|Optical Sensor Type||CCD|
|Total Pixels||5,360,000 pixels|
|Effective Sensor Resolution||5,000,000 pixels|
|Optical Sensor Size||1/2.5"|
|Light Sensitivity||ISO 100, ISO 800, ISO 400, ISO 200, ISO 80, ISO auto (80-160)|
|Digital Zoom||5 x|
|Shooting Modes||Frame movie mode|
|Shooting Programs||Sand & snow, landscape, close-up, museum, party/indoor, back light, night portrait, self-portrait, children, fireworks, night landscape, flower, sports mode, beach, document, manor shot|
|Special Effects||Black & White, Sepia|
|Max Shutter Speed||1/1700 sec|
|Min Shutter Speed||8 sec|
|Exposure Metering||Multi-segment, center-weighted, spot|
|Exposure Modes||Program, automatic, aperture-priority, shutter-priority|
|Exposure Compensation||±2 EV range, in 1/2 EV steps|
|White Balance||Automatic, presets|
|White Balance Presets||Fluorescent, tungsten light, daylight|
|Digital Video Format||QuickTime (MPEG-4)|
|Still Image Format||JPEG|
|Continuous Shooting Speed||2 frames per second|
|Video Capture||QuickTime (MPEG-4) - 640 x 480 - 13 fps - 4800 sec - max clip duration QuickTime (MPEG-4) - 320 x 240 - 20 fps - 4800 sec - max clip duration QuickTime (MPEG-4) - 640 x 480 - 13 fps - 107 sec - with 32MB built-in memory QuickTime (MPEG-4) - 320 x 240 - 20 fps - 203 sec - with 32MB built-in memory|
|Memory / Storage|
|Flash Memory||256 MB flash - SD Memory Card|
|Supported Flash Memory||MultiMediaCard, SD Memory Card|
|Integrated Memory||32 MB|
|Image Storage||JPEG 2576 x 1932 : 17 - with 32MB built-in memory JPEG 2576 x 1716 : 19 - with 32MB built-in memory JPEG 2304 x 1728 : 21 - with 32MB built-in memory JPEG 2048 x 1536 : 27 - with 32MB built-in memory|
|Camera Flash||Pop-up flash|
|Flash Modes||Fill-in mode, auto mode, flash OFF mode, red-eye reduction|
|Red Eye Reduction||Yes|
|Effective Flash Range||2 ft - 12.5 ft|
|Type||Zoom lens - f/2.8-3.7|
|Focal Length Equivalent to 35mm Camera||38 - 380mm|
|Focus Adjustment||Automatic, manual|
|Auto Focus||TTL contrast detection|
|Min Focus Range||23.6 in|
|Macro Focus Range||0.4 ft - 6.9 ft|
|Optical Zoom||10 x|
|Zoom Adjustment||Motorized drive|
|Self Timer Delay||10 sec, 2 sec|
|Additional Features||Audio recording, direct print, USB 2.0 compatibility, auto power save, date/time stamp, camera orientation detection, PictBridge support|
|Viewfinder Color Support||Color|
|Viewfinder Diagonal Size||0.2"|
|Viewfinder Resolution||201,000 pixels|
|Type||LCD display - TFT active matrix - 1.8" - color|
|Display Form Factor||Built-in|
|Display Format||134,000 pixels|
|Type||Microphone - built-in|
|Connector Type||1 x composite video/audio output 1 x USB 1 x docking station 1 x DC power input|
|Expansion Slot(s)||1 x SD Memory Card|
|Software||Drivers & Utilities, Kodak EasyShare|
|System Requirements for PC Connection|
|Operating System Support||MS Windows XP, MS Windows 2000, MS Windows ME, MS Windows 98, MS Windows 98 SE, Apple Mac OS X 10.2.3 - 10.2.8, Apple Mac OS X 10.3 or later|
|Peripheral Devices||USB port, CD-ROM drive|
|System Requirements Details||Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME - 233 MHz - 64 MB - 200 MB Windows XP - 300 MHz - 128 MB - 200 MB MacOS X 10.x - PowerPC G3 - 128 MB - 200 MB|
|Included Accessories||Lens hood, lens cap, lens adapter, docking station insert, wrist strap|
|Cables Included||USB cable A/V cable|
|Supported Battery||AA, CR-V3|
|Supported Battery Details||1 x CR-V3 lithium battery ( included ) 2 x AA ( optional )|
|Universal Product Identifiers|
|Part Numbers||8582553-BN, Z740|
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