Overview: The Polaroid Z340 Instant Print Digital Camera allows you
to take photos and print them without the need for a computer or separate
printer. The Z340 has ZINK Zero Ink printing technology, and can print 3x4-inch
full color, borderless prints.
ZINK: The Z340 comes with a 10-pack of 3x4-inch Premium ZINK paper. A
30-pack of paper is sold separately (146M340).
Prints come out dry to the touch, and are smudge-proof, water-resistant, and
Memory Card Slot: The Z340 has a
slot for an SD or SDHC memory card. The camera is compatible with cards up to
32GB. Class 6 or higher SD/SDHC cards are recommended for recording video. It is not compatible with SDXC cards.
Internal Memory: In addition to the SD card slot, the camera has a 30MB
internal flash memory. If there is no memory card inserted in the camera, all
images, videos, and audio clips are automatically recorded to the internal
memory. You can record approximately 28 14M images on the internal memory.
2.7" LCD: The Polaroid Z340 is equipped with a popup
2.7" full color TFT LCD
display. You can use the display to compose
images, playback recorded images or video clips, and adjust menu settings. The
brightness of the LCD can be set to Auto, Normal or Bright.
Lens: The camera has a 7.53mm fixed focus length lens with a focus range
of 31.5" (80cm) to infinity in Normal mode, and 3.94"
to 39.4") in Macro mode. The digital zoom can enlarge the image up to 5x.
Recording Formats: You can record JPEG digital still images in 4:3,
3:2, and 16:9
aspect ratio in 7 image sizes: 14M (4320 x 3240), 3:2 (4320 x
2880), 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2592 x 1944), 3M (2048 x 1536), 16:9 (1920 x 1080), and VGA (640 x 480).
Special image sizes include Auction (combines 4 shots into a single image), 2-up
(one image captured twice on a page), and 4-up (one image captured 4 times on a
page). Images can be captured at three quality (compression) settings: Normal,
Fine, and SuperFine. The camera can also record HD video clips (1280 x 720), as
well as SD clips (640 x 480, 320 x 240, and 640 x 480 Web).
Flash: The camera has a built-in flash.
You can set the flash mode to Auto, Flash On, Flash Off, Slow Sync, and Red-eye Reduction.
Image Adjustments: The Capture menu allows you to adjust multiple
- ISO: Sets the sensitivity to Auto, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400,
ISO 800, and ISO 1600. For image sizes 3M, 16:9, 2M and VGA only: ISO 3200
and ISO 6400.
- White Balance: Adjusts for a variety of lighting conditions:
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, and
- Sharpness, Saturation, Contrast: High, Normal, Low for
- EV Compensation: You can apply EV compensation to make
the overall scene brighter or darker. Adjustment is +/-2 EV in 1/3 EV
- Metering: Sets the metering method: Center, Spot, Multi
Drive Modes: You can choose from different recording methods:
- Single: Captures one image at a time
- Self-Timer: There are three Self-timer modes: 2 second, 10 second, and
Double (captures 2 images after a 10-second delay.)
- Burst: Continuously captures pictures while pressing and holding
the shutter button until the memory capacity is exhausted.
- Speedy Burst: Captures 30 images in a shot when the
shutter button is pressed. Image size is automatically set to VGA.
Scene Modes: You can choose from multiple Scene Modes, which can
capture the image with the most appropriate settings: Auto, Program, Intelligent
Scene, Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Backlight, Kids, Night Scene, LOMO,
Fireworks, Snow, Sports, Party, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Soft Skin, Flowing
Water, Food, Building, Text, Foliage, Auction, Smile Capture, Blink Detection,
Pre-composition, Love Portrait, Self Portrait, D-Lighting, Fisheye Lens, and
Voice Memos: After capturing a still image, you can attach a voice
memo of up to 30 seconds in length. Images with attached voice memos will
display a playback icon, allowing you to play back the audio.
Still Image Editing: Several photo editing functions can be
on still images before printing. You can remove red-eye effects, crop images to
specific sizes, add print data (such as date) to an image, and add a photo
border. You can change the image size or quality (compression) of recorded
images to smaller size or lower quality.
Polaroid Color Mode: You can edit still images to change the overall color of the image.
Edited images are saved as a new file. You can select from: Vintage Color 1,
Vintage B&W 1, Vintage Color 2, Vintage B&W 2, Sepia, Negative-B&W.
Instant Print Mode: You can set the camera to print every
image immediately after it is captured.
Slide Show: Still images can be played back in slide show
fashion. You can choose the interval (1 sec, 3 sec, 5 sec, or 10 sec), and the
transition between images.
Power Requirements: The Z340 is powered by an 11.1-volt Lithium-Polymer
rechargeable battery (340-BATT). The battery is charged by the supplied AC
adapter. Four adapter plugs are included: US/Canada, Australia/Mainland China,
UK, and Continental Europe. A fully charged battery will allow you to print up
to 25 photos.
Printing Files: The camera can be connected to a
PictBridge-compatible printer for printing your still images. You can select
images to print, print all images, or print an index page of thumbnail images.
Supplied Software: The camera comes with a CD-ROM disc with
Photo/Video Editing Software. The software is compatible with both Windows and
Macintosh operating systems: Windows
7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2000, and Mac OS X 10.3 - 10.6.6 or