Contax SL300R T* Review

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Playback Screens & Menus

(The SL300R T* does not have a video out feature so we are showing the screen displays from the Kyocera S5R - they are very similar except the SL300R T* has a maximum resolution of 2048 x 1536)

Contax SL300R T*

When viewing images in the Playback mode only the battery condition icon overlays the image.



Contax SL300R T*

You can bring up this screen of exposure information that shows the filename, file size, image quality ("F"ine), resolution (2048x1536), image is protected, there is a sound memo attached, shutter speed 1/64 sec., aperture F4.1 and exposure compensation, ISO speed, DPOF print information (0 PCS means it is not selected for printing), date/time and battery condition icon.



Contax SL300R T*

Use the zoom control to examine images during playback. There is a two-step 4X zoom option that magnifies the image and allows you to scroll around using the 4-way selector.



Contax SL300R T*

The Index mode displays 6 small thumbnails and lets you quickly search through stored images to find one to playback in full screen mode.



Contax SL300R T*

Play mode MENU options:

    MULTI (or SINGLE) - Display index page or return to full screen mode
    RECORDING - EXECUTE or CANCEL (records audio for each image)
    PROTECT - Protect images against accidental erasure
    ERASE - Delete current image
    ALL ERASE - Delete all images.
    RESIZE - Create smaller images
    ROTATE - Rotate portrait mode images for proper display on a television set
    AUTO PLAY - Begins the sideshow function.
    PRINT - Set DPOF printing information




Contax SL300R T*

The rotate option allows you to rotate your image 90° left or right.





Contax SL300R T*

This is the Movie Playback Screen you can control the volume, play, rewind, pause and fast forward.



Contax SL300R T*

Up to a 30 sec. or less sound annotation can be recorded with a still image.



Contax SL300R T*

Playback of an attached audio annotation.





Contax SL300R T*

SETUP Menu options:

    AF MODE - Auto focus, Single or Continuous
    AF METHOD - Speed or Frames
    BRIGHT CNTRL - Controls LCD brightness
    BACKLIGHT - Low Power or Bright
    DATE - Set the camera's internal clock/calendar
    INSERT DATE - No date or with date (includes date on image or not)
    FORMAT - Formats the SD or MMC memory card
    POWER SAVE - Turns camera off after selected time
    MODE LOCK - When enabled settings are saved from power Off to On
    BEEP - Enable or disable camera sounds
    SHUTTER VOLUME - Controls the shutter sound
    COLOR SELECT - Select the color desired for the menu bar
    START SCREEN - Select default, blue or off
    REC REVIEW - Select image review time or turn off
    LANGUAGE - Menu language (English, Japanese, German, French, Spanish)
    FILE NO. - Reset file numbers and create new folder or sequentially number
    MODE RESET - Restore default settings of the record mode




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