Casio EX-FH100 Review

May 12, 2010 | Mark Goldstein |


Number of Effective Pixels 10.10 million
Image Sensor   1/2.3-inch high-speed CMOS (back-illuminated type)
Total Pixels 10.62 million
File Format Still Images RAW (DNG*1), JPEG (Exif Version 2.2, DCF 1.0 standard, DPOF compliant)
Movies AVI format, Motion JPEG, IMA-ADPCM (stereo)
Built-in Flash Memory (Image Area) 85.9 MB
Recording Media SDHC Memory Card, SD Memory Card*2
Number of Recorded Pixels Still Images RAW, 10M (3648 x 2736), 3:2 (3648 x 2432), 16:9 (3648 x 2048), 9M (3456 x 2592), 7M (3072 x 2304), 4M (2304 x 1728), 2M (1600 x 1200), VGA (640 x 480)
Hi-speed Movies (HS) 224 x 64 (1000 fps), 224 x 168 (420 fps), 448 x 336 (240 fps), 640 x 480 (120 fps), 448 x 336 (30-240 fps), 640 x 480 (30-120 fps)
HD Movies 1280 x 720 (30 fps)
STD Movies 640 x 480 (30 fps)
High-speed Continuous Shutter 40 fps, 30 fps, 15 fps, 10 fps, 7 fps, 5 fps, 3 fps, 1 fps (Maximum image size: 3456 x 2592 pixels, maximum continuous shutter shots: up to 30 shots)
Lens (Still Image) Construction 11 lenses in 10 groups, including aspherical lens
F-number F3.2 (W) to F5.7 (T)
Focal Length   f = 4.3 to 43.0mm
35mm Film Equivalent Approx. 24 to 240mm
Zoom Optical Zoom 10X
Digital Zoom 4X (40X in combination with optical zoom)
HD Zoom 57.0X (image size: 640 x 480 pixels)
Focusing Focus Type Contrast Detection Auto Focus
Focus Modes Auto Focus, Macro Mode, Infinity Mode, Manual Focus
AF Area Spot, Multi, Free, Tracking
AF Assist Lamp Yes
Focus Range*3 (From Lens Surface) Auto Focus Approx. 15cm to infinity (W)
Macro Approx. 7cm to 50cm (First step from widest setting)
Infinity Mode Infinity (W)
Manual Focus Approx. 15cm to infinity (W)
Exposure Exposure Metering Multi-pattern, center weighted, spot by imaging element
Exposure Control Program AE, Aperture Priority AE, Shutter Speed Priority AE, Manual Exposure
Exposure Compensation -2EV to +2EV (in 1/3EV steps)
Shutter Type   CMOS electronic shutter, mechanical shutter
Shutter Speed*4 Auto 1 to 1/2000 second
Aperture Priority AE 1 to 1/2000 second
Shutter Speed Priority AE 30 to 1/2000 second (high-speed continuous shutter: up to 1/40000 second)
Manual Exposure 30 to 1/2000 second (high-speed continuous shutter: up to 1/40000 second)
Aperture*3   F3.2 (W) to F7.5 (W)*5
Aperture Priority AE/Manual Exposure
White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White FL, Daylight FL, Tungsten, Manual WB
Sensitivity (SOS)*6 Still Images Auto, ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600, ISO3200
Movies Auto (Manual Exposure mode: ISO100, ISO200, ISO400, ISO800, ISO1600, ISO3200)
Other Recording Functions Image Stabilization Mechanism CMOS-shift image stabilization
Prerecord Continuous Shutter*7 Yes
BEST SHOT High-speed Continuous Shutter BS*7 Expression, Baby, Child, Pet, Sports
High-speed Movie BS*7 Child, Pet, Sports
High-speed Night Scene and Portrait*7 Yes
High-speed Night Scene*7 Yes
High-speed Lighting*7 Yes
High-speed Anti Shake*7 Yes
High-speed Best Selection*7 Yes
Lag Correction*7 Yes
Multi-motion Image*7 Yes
Move Out Continuous Shutter*9 Yes
Move In Continuous Shutter*7 Yes
YouTube™ Capture Mode*7 Yes
Face Detection Yes
Self-timer*8 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer
Built-in Flash Flash Modes Auto, Flash Off, Flash On, Red Eye Reduction
Monitor Screen 3.0-inch TFT color LCD (Super Clear LCD), 230,400 dots (960 x 240)
Timekeeping Functions Date and Time Recorded with image data
On-image Time Stamp Function Yes
Auto Calendar To 2049
World Time 162 cities in 32 time zones, city name, date, time, daylight saving time
Input/Output Terminals   USB/AV port, HDMI output (Mini)
USB Hi-Speed USB
Microphone Stereo
Speaker Monaural
Power Requirements Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-90) x 1
Battery Life (CIPA Standards) Approx. 300 shots
Dimensions (CIPA Standards) 105.0 (W) x 63.2 (H) x 29.9 (D) mm, 29.0mm thick excluding protruding parts
Weight (CIPA Standards) Approx. 227 g (including battery and memory card), approx. 183 g (excluding battery and memory card)
Bundled Accessories Rechargeable lithium ion battery, lithium ion battery charger, AC power cord, USB cable, AV cable, strap, CD-ROM