Casio EX-P505 Review

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Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505





Playback Modes


Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Turning the Mode Dial to the PLAY position brings up the image last captured. Pressing the 4-way controller left or right scrolls through the stored images. The "musical note" icon indicates that an audio memo has been attached to the image and the "Key" shows the image is protected from deletion. To play the audio you press the SET button.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Pressing the DISP button enables the display of all of the exposure data: Shutter speed, aperture, ISO value, Shooting mode, Flash mode, White Balance and Metering option as well as the histogram.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Pressing the zoom control to Wide angle changes the playback display format to the thumbnail index mode with nine images per page. You can quickly search through your stored images to find one to display full screen with the 4-way controller.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

The playback image can be magnified up to 8x in many steps each time you press the zoom Telephoto button. You can scroll around inside of the enlarged image using the 4-way controller. Pressing the Zoom Wide angle button will reduce it back down again.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Pressing the MENU button in PLAY mode brings up this screen. From here you can start an automated Slide show, use Motion Print to select a frame from a movie and create a still image, edit movies, set DPOF printing information, Protect image(s) from deletion, Rotate portrait mode images, Resize image to smaller size for web use or e-mail, Trim (crop) images, add a voice memo with the Dubbing feature and Copy images from internal memory to SD card or vice-versa. The Setup menu is identical to Setup menu in record mode, see the previous review page.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Here you can see the playback of a movie, which is saved in .AVI format. It gives you "VCR" like buttons that allow you to Rewind, Pause, Fast-Foward, and Stop clips.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

The Movie Editing feature shown above is found under the Play menu and allows you to edit the beginning, middle, or end of a movie clip.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Audio memos up to 30 secs. can be recorded and attached to still images.





Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Playing back an audio memo attached to the image.





Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505


You can also play back your audio-only clips. The sound will be heard through the camera's built in speaker.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

If you shot your picture at the highest resolution and need it for e-mail or web use then select the Resize option and create a 1600 x 1200, 1280 x 960 or 640 x 480 size image.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

The Trimming feature allows you to crop photos in the camera.





Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Create HTML-based photo albums. You can select from a variety of page styles and background colors and then the camera will create all the necessary HTML code. You can now view all your pictures using an Internet browser like Internet Explorer, no special graphic programs required.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

Press the Flash mode button in playback to display the monthly calendar. You will see a thumbnail image of the first picture taken on each day.



Casio Exilim Pro EX-P505

You can display a monthly calendar, set up to three alarms and adjust the camera's clock/calendar function for travelling in other time zones using the World Time function.




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