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User currently offlineSky120 From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 19 posts, RR: 0
Posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 8 hours ago) and read 1121 times:

Hi everyone,

I just bought an Olympus C-720UZ and I am wondering which record mode I should use. and why..TIFF, HQ, SHQ, SQ1, SQ2?

Thank you for your help!  Smile

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User currently offlineSabena 690 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 6 hours ago) and read 1056 times:

SHQ is the best on the Olympus series.

You can store around 90 pictures on a 128 MB smart media card.

Regards,
Frederic


User currently offlineChazzerguy From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 277 posts, RR: 2
Reply 2, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 5 hours ago) and read 1028 times:

I have an Olympus D-490... I agree with Frederic that SHQ is best. Technically the TIFF setting would be the best, but you'll only be able to store maybe a fourth as much on your card, with (at least to my eye) no appreciable improvement in image quality.

Maybe somebody could explain the difference between TIFF and JPG?... I know JPG uses compression while TIFF does not, but other than that?...

-Chazzerguy


User currently offlineVIR380 From United Kingdom, joined Aug 2002, 621 posts, RR: 0
Reply 3, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 1006 times:

The only drawback with recording in TIFF is the cache "speed" of writing the image , dependant on the camera it could take up to 30 seconds to write a TIFF image onto the card....

I would like to record in TIFF however speed dictates i write in JPEG @ 2500 resolution that way the loss of info is very small if any !

cheers
Tony


User currently offlineSky120 From United States of America, joined Jun 2002, 19 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (11 years 10 months 3 weeks 4 days 20 hours ago) and read 985 times:

Thank you all for your help!

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