Kodak V550 Review

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Kodak Easyshare V550 Zoom


Playback Mode Screens & Menus


Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

On-screen Review mode icons and controls




Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Press the REVIEW button to enter the playback mode. By default only the picture number and the memory source (SD card) are displayed.



Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Press the "i" button once to display the image histogram.





Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Press the "i" button again to display the filename, directory, date and time of capture and image size.



Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Using the Telephoto zoom control you can select the Magnify option to enlarge the image from 2× to 8× and then scroll around it using the 4-way selector.



Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Using the MULTI option from the Review menu you can display index pages of thumbnails so you can quickly search through and select an image or movie.



Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Movies can be displayed on the LCD or sent to your TV via the A-V cable. You can start, pause or stop playback and control the volume of the camera speaker.



Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

Review mode menu options:

    Album - Select image folder

    Crop - Crop and create smaller image

    Slide Show - Begin automated playback of all images

    Multi-Up - Display 9 images per page

    Copy - Copy to/from internal memory/flash card

    Protect - Protect or unprotect image(s) from deletion

    Image Storage - Select card or internal memory

    Setup Menu - Enter SETUP menu





Kodak EasyShare V550 Zoom

The SETUP menu options:

    Camera Sounds - Select sound theme and sound effects

    Sound Volume - Off, Low, Medium or High

    LCD Brightness - Brighten LCD for 10, 20, 30 secs. or Continuous

    Auto Power Off - 1, 3, 5, 10 minutes

    Date & Time - Set the internal clock

    Video Out - Video output format - NTSC or PAL

    Photo Frame - Set slideshow parameters

    Orientation Sensor - On or Off, selects auto rotation of shots taken in portrait orientation

    Red Eye Preflash - Red eye preflash mode; On or Off

    Date Stamp - Off, YYYY MM DD, MM DD YYYY, DD MM YYYY (overlay date stamp in lower right hand corner of picture)

    Video Date Display - Choose date format or Off

    Video Print - On or Off

    Blur Warning - On or Off

    Language - Menu language - English, French, German, Spanish, Italian or Portugese

    Format - Format internal memory or SD card

    About - Display firmware revision number





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