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GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera





Playback Modes





GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

When you rotate the Mode dial to the Playback position, the last picture taken is displayed full screen. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by the Info. Box option in the playback menu (see below). Information across the bottom shows time/date of capture and 33/33 which means image 33 of 33 total. Pressing the shutter release will record a voice memo (up to 60 seconds max).



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

Here you can see the extended information display when the Info. Box option is set to On. It displays the histogram and information to indicate the aperture (F5.7)/shutter speed (1/711) used, exposure compensation (0.0), Image size used (7M), record mode (Auto), and ISO used (80).



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the Wide zoom control button. Four, nine or sixteen thumbnail size images can be displayed and you can select one using the 4-way controller and then pressing the Telephoto zoom or func./ok button.



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

The image can be magnified up to 8x in various steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way controller buttons.



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

The Trim option lets you crop a portion of an image and save it as a new file.





GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

You can also resize images to a smaller resolution.





GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

The Red-eye Removal function allows you to correct the occurrence of red-eye in you people photos.



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

Movie clips can be played in the camera with audio thanks to the built-in speaker or on a TV set with the supplied A/V cables.



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

You get "VCR-like" buttons to control the playback of movie clips.





GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

You can also shorten (edit the length) a movie clip.





GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

Pressing the MENU button brings up this page of options. You can Protect images from deletion, delete an image or all images, choose the DPOF (Direct Print Order Format) settings, enable/disable the Info. ox display, Trim (crop) an image, resize an image, rotate an image, start an automated slide show of stored photos, as well as use the Remove Red-eye function.



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

The Sound Memo options lets you record memos or notes up to 60 seconds in length which are attached to still images. You can overwrite or delete previous memos.



GE G1 7-megapixel Digital Camera

The Setup sub-menu lets you format the internal memory or SD card, set the camera (beep) sounds and volume, adjust the LCD brightness, choose power saver options, set the time/date, set the world time, reset file numbering, choose the language of the menus, select the video format (NTSC or PAL), copy images from internal memory to your SD card, reset all settings to factory defaults, check the FW (Firmware Version) as well as select the USB mode (PC, PC PTP, Printer).





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