Canon Powershot A480 Review

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Playback Modes & Screens




Canon PowerShot A480

When you press the Playback button, the last image captured is displayed full screen. The camera has no DISP. button so you will have to go into the playback menu in order to change the amount of information shown.



Canon PowerShot A480

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the Wide zoom control button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT or RIGHT buttons and then pressing the Telephoto zoom button. Pressing the Wide button again will put you in jump mode where you can backward or forward a page at a time.



Canon PowerShot A480

The playback image can be magnified in several steps, you can then scroll around the image using the 4-way selector. Press the telephoto zoom button to enlarge and the wide angle button to shrink.



Canon Powershot A480

The jump feature allows you to quickly search through your images in preset numbers 10, folder, movie, shot date or 100.



Canon Powershot A480

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker. Press the FUNC. / SET button to play a clip, or use any of the other VCR-like controls.



Canon Powershot A480

Playback Menu:

    Info Display - Off, Standard, Detailed, Focus Check
    Slide Show - Runs a slide show of all the images on the memory card
    Red Eye Correction - Removes redness from the eyes of your subjects
    Resize - Save a smaller copy of a photograph
    Protect - Protect an image from being deleted
    Rotate - Change the orientation of your image by 90� at a time
    Erase All - Erase all images from the memory card
    Resume - Select the image that will be seen when you turn the camera to
      playback mode
    Transition - Select a transition for browsing your photos



Canon Powershot A480

Print Menu:

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



Canon Powershot A480

Resize allows you to make your images smaller on the camera without the need for a computer. The picture will save as new file so that you do not lose the original.



Canon Powershot A480

The rotate feature allows the camera to rotate an image without a computer 90� at a time.



Canon Powershot A480

Camera Setup Menu:

    Mute - On or Off
    Volume - Change the volume for the different sounds and movie playback
    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)
    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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