Casio EX-Z77 Review

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Casio Exilim EX-Z77





Playback Modes



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


Pressing the Play button brings up the image last captured. The default information is displayed: 7 megapixel, 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.



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


Pressing the DISP button enables the display of the exposure data: EV compensation (0.0), ISO used (ISO 50) Best Shot mode used (Auto), flash mode, white balance (AWB), metering, Aperture value (f5.7), Shutter speed (1/320) as well as the histogram.



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


You can search through stored images using the Index function by pressing the wide angle zoom button. Updated from older models, the EX-Z77 now will display 12 images instead of nine, allowing you to select one using the LEFT/RIGHT and UP/DOWN buttons and then pressing the Set or Telephoto zoom buttons.



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


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.



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


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, Stop, and volume.



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


You can edit the length of the movie clips.





Casio Exilim EX-Z77


Slide show - Allows you to run a slide show of all or some of the pictures and videos
Calendar - Keeps track of when you took each of the photographs on the camera.
Layout Print - Selects a layout for printing multiple pictures
Motion Print - Allows you to print a frame from a video
Anti Shake - On, Off (video mode)
Movie Editing - Allows you to cut and edit videos inside the camera
Dynamic Range - Expand +2, Expand +1, Off
White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Shade, Fluorescent N, Fluorescent D, Tungsten, and Manual
Brightness - -2, -1, 0, +1, +2
Keystone - Allows you to correct the shape of rectangular objects
Color Correction - Adjust the color of the photograph
Favorites - Show, Save
DPOF Printing - Select Images, All Images
Protect - On, All files on
Date/Time - Set date and time
Rotation - Rotate
Resize - 5M (2560x1920), 3M (2048x1536), VGA (640x480)
Trimming - Cropping an image inside the camera
Dubbing - Adding audio over an image
Copy - Built-in Memory to Memory Card, Memory card to Built-in Memory



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


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





Casio Exilim EX-Z77


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



Casio Exilim EX-Z77


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 5m (2560x1920), 3m (2048x1536), or VGA (640 x 480) size image.


Casio Exilim EX-Z77


MENU (Setup tab):
    Panel - Shortcut menu along the right hand side of the frame; On or Off
    Display - Wide or 4:3
    Sounds - Adjust camera sounds (Startup, Shutter, Operation, and Volume)
    Startup - On (Selectable image), Off
    File No. - Continue or Reset
    World Time - Home and World Time setup (city, DST, etc.)
    Timestamp - Off, Date, Date & Time
    Adjust - Set Time and Date
    Date Style - YY/MM/DD, DD/MM/YY, MM/DD/YY
    Language - Choose menu language
    Sleep - 30 sec, 1 min, 2 min, Off
    Auto Power Off - 2 min, 5 min
    REC / Play - Power On, Power On/Off, Disable
    USB - Mass Storage (USB DIRECT-PRINT), PTP (PictBridge)
    Video Out - NTSC or PAL
    Format - Format, Cancel
    Reset - Restore factory defaults




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