SUPPORT// YI 4K Action Camera
  

Common Issues
Connecting the Camera
Camera Operation
Video/Photo
Battery
Powering On/Off
Micro SD Card/USB Connection
Related Accessories
Other Issues

Aperture, shutter speed, metering mode, white balance, sensitivity, exposure value compensation?
ApertureAmount of light

Shutter: YI Action Camera's shutter is for taking ordinary pictures and timed pictures. It determines after the shutter is activated whether to prolong exposure
Shutter speedsAutomatic, 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s, 30 s
Shooting speeds1/4096 to 30 s

Metering mode: Calculate brightness range. YI Action Camera has center and spot metering modes.

White balance: Users can change the white balance to adjust the overall photo/video color.


White Balance Settings

Recommended Light Conditions

Automatic (default)

Automatically adjusts the white balance via environment, without human intervention.

Native

The original color

Tungsten

3000K, tungsten or sunrise / sunset lighting conditions

Daylight

5500K, cool fluorescent, average daylight conditions

Cloudy

6500Kcloudy environmental conditions


Sensitivity: Change the camera settings for photosensitivity under low-light environments. Enhance the brightness for photos and videos. The higher the ISO, the brighter the captured photo or video and the greater the noisyness resulting in a grainier result. The opposite is true as well.


ISO for Video

Resulting Video Quality

Automatic (default)

Automatically adjusts the sensitivity according to the environmental conditions

400

Darker video in low light, minimum image noise

1600

Moderately bright video in low light, moderate image noise

6400

Brighter video in low light, highest image noise

ISO for Photo

Resulting Photo Quality

Automatic (default)

Automatically adjusts the sensitivity according to the environmental conditions

100

Bright photo in outdoor daylight, minimal image noise

200

Bright photo in indoor lighting, marginal image noise

400

Darker photo in low light, moderate image noise

800

Darker photo in very low light, increased image noise


Exposure compensation: Affects video and photo brightness. When shooting in contrasting light conditions, adjust to control the brightness of the video or photo. Value adjustment will by default increase the brightness of the video o or photo.
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Common Issues
Connecting the Camera
Camera Operation
Video/Photo
Battery
Powering On/Off
Micro SD Card/USB Connection
Related Accessories
Other Issues

Aperture, shutter speed, metering mode, white balance, sensitivity, exposure value compensation?
ApertureAmount of light

Shutter: YI Action Camera's shutter is for taking ordinary pictures and timed pictures. It determines after the shutter is activated whether to prolong exposure
Shutter speedsAutomatic, 2 s, 5 s, 10 s, 20 s, 30 s
Shooting speeds1/4096 to 30 s

Metering mode: Calculate brightness range. YI Action Camera has center and spot metering modes.

White balance: Users can change the white balance to adjust the overall photo/video color.


White Balance Settings

Recommended Light Conditions

Automatic (default)

Automatically adjusts the white balance via environment, without human intervention.

Native

The original color

Tungsten

3000K, tungsten or sunrise / sunset lighting conditions

Daylight

5500K, cool fluorescent, average daylight conditions

Cloudy

6500Kcloudy environmental conditions


Sensitivity: Change the camera settings for photosensitivity under low-light environments. Enhance the brightness for photos and videos. The higher the ISO, the brighter the captured photo or video and the greater the noisyness resulting in a grainier result. The opposite is true as well.


ISO for Video

Resulting Video Quality

Automatic (default)

Automatically adjusts the sensitivity according to the environmental conditions

400

Darker video in low light, minimum image noise

1600

Moderately bright video in low light, moderate image noise

6400

Brighter video in low light, highest image noise

ISO for Photo

Resulting Photo Quality

Automatic (default)

Automatically adjusts the sensitivity according to the environmental conditions

100

Bright photo in outdoor daylight, minimal image noise

200

Bright photo in indoor lighting, marginal image noise

400

Darker photo in low light, moderate image noise

800

Darker photo in very low light, increased image noise


Exposure compensation: Affects video and photo brightness. When shooting in contrasting light conditions, adjust to control the brightness of the video or photo. Value adjustment will by default increase the brightness of the video o or photo.

 
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