PowerShot A3100 IS

PowerShot A3100 IS

Playback Screens & Menus


Pressing the play button on the back of the camera, enters it the camera into playback mode. Here you will see the last image that has been recorded. Pressing the DISP. button will change the amount of information that is displayed about the image.

canon_a3100is_play_index_anim.gifIndex mode allows you to quickly look through your images. 4, 9, 36 or 100 thumbnail images can be displayed at a time. Pressing up on the 4-way controller when you are not in the index view allows you to "jump" through your images by category: Jump 10 images, Jump to Movie, Jump to First, People, Jump Shot Date, Jump 100 images

canon_a3100is_play_zoom_anim.gifPressing the telephoto zoom in playback mode allows you to zoom in on your images. Once you have zoomed in, you can use the 4-way controller to scroll around the image.


Playback Menu:

  • Slide Show - Runs a slide show of all the images on the memory card
  • Erase - Erase one, all or a range of images from your memory card
  • Protect - Protect an image from being deleted
  • Rotate - Change the orientation of your image by 90° at a time
  • Favorites - Allows you to set images as favorites for easy viewing later
  • My Category - Allows you to assign a category to one or more images
  • Red-Eye Correction- Removes redness from the eyes of your subjects
  • Trimming - Crop an image on the camera
  • Resize - Save a smaller copy of a photograph
  • Scroll Display - On or Off
  • Resume - Select the image that will be seen when you turn the camera to playback mode
  • Transition - Select a transition for browsing your photos


Print Menu:

  • Print
  • Select Images & Qty.
  • Select Range
  • Select All Images
  • Clear All Selections
  • Print Settings

canon_a3100is_play_resize.JPGResize allows you to change the size of your images either for uploading to the web, email or just to save space on a full memory card.

Rotate allows you to change the orientation of an image 90° at time.

canon_a3100is_play_trim.JPGTrimming or cropping allows you to zoom in and recompose your images on the camera, saving you the time of cropping them on a computer later.

canon_a3100is_play_movie.JPGPlaying back a movie on the camera is incredibly easy. The controls on the bottom simulate those of a VCR/DVR, giving you frame-by-frame control.

canon_a3100is_play_movie_edit.JPGYou also have the ability to cut and combine movie clips to create your own masterpieces inside the camera, no need for a computer.


Camera Setup Menu:

  • Mute - On or Off
  • Volume - Change the volume for the different sounds and movie playback
  • Sound Options - Control the Start-up, Opperation, Self-Timer and Shutter sounds
  • Hints & Tips - On or Off
  • LCD Brightness - Adjust the brightness of the LCD screen
  • Start-up Image - On or Off
  • Format - Format the memory card
  • File Numbering - Continuous, Auto Reset
  • Create Folder - Create a folder on the memory card for saving your photographs
  • Lens Retract - 0 sec, 1 min
  • Power Saving - Auto Power Down (On or Off), Display Off (10, 20, 30 seconds, 1, 2, 3 minutes)
  • Time Zone - Choose your home time zone as well as one anywhere in the world that you might be visiting
  • Date/Time - Set the date and time
  • Video System - NTSC or PAL
  • Language - Choose from one of the many languages
  • Reset All - Reset all options back to the factory defaults

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