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Casio Exilim EX-V7





Playback Modes



Casio Exilim EX-V7


Pressing the Play button brings up the image last captured. The default information is displayed: image size (8-megapixel), quality (Fine), file number, battery level indicator, and time and date of capture are shown. Pressing the 4-way controller left or right scrolls through the stored images. A "musical note" icon (not shown) indicates there is an audio memo attached, press the SET button to play the audio. Pressing the DISP button enables the display of the exposure data: EV compensation (0.0), Shutter speed (1/640), Best Shot mode used (Auto), flash mode, white balance (AWB), metering, Aperture value (f4.6), ISO used (ISO 50) as well as the histogram. Pressing it again removes all information from the screen.



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You can search through stored images using the Index function by pressing the wide angle zoom button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN buttons and then pressing the Set or Telephoto zoom buttons. You can also select your pictures based on the date in which they were taken on the calendar.



Casio Exilim EX-V7


The playback image can be magnified up to 8x when you press the telephoto button. You can scroll around inside of the enlarged image. Pressing the wide angle button will shrink it back down again.



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Here you can see the playback of a movie, which is saved in .MOV format. It gives you "VCR" like buttons to control Rewind, Play, Fast-Foward, and Stop.




Casio Exilim EX-V7


You can edit the length of the movie clips.





Casio Exilim EX-V7


MENU (Setup tab):

    Slide Show - Plays a slide show of all the pictures on the memory card with effects
    Layout Print - Select a print Layout
    MOTION PRINT -Prints one or multiple frames of a video
    Anti Shake - On, Off
    Movie Editing - Allows for in-camera editing of movies
    Dynamic Range - +1, +2
    White Balance - Allows you to change the white balance of the selected photograph
    Brightness - -2, -1, 0, 1, 2
    Keystone - Straightens pictures of business cards or documents
    Color Correction
    Calendar - Brings up the camera's calendar
    Favorites - Show, Save
    DPOF Printing - Date Stamping and Number of copies to print
    Protect - Protect selected images
    Date / Time -Set date and time
    Rotation - Rotate selected picture
    Resize - Make the current picture smaller
    Trimming - In-camera cropping tool
    Dubbing - Adding audio to the photograph
    Copy - Copy pictures back and forth between the memory card and the camera





Casio Exilim EX-V7


Audio memos up to 30 secs. can be recorded and attached to still images. You can also play back your audio-only clips. The sound will be heard through the camera's built in speaker.



Casio Exilim EX-V7


If you shot your picture at the highest resolution and need it for email or web use then select the Resize option and create a 6m (2816 x 2112), 4m (2304x1728), or VGA (640 x 480) size image.




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