Minolta DiMAGE 5 Review

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Playback Modes & Menu Options






Minolta DiMAGE 5

A typical Play mode screen. When you turn the Command Dial to the Play position the last image captured is displayed full screen with overlay data for file folder and number, image resolution and quality, time and date. This same display is also shown when using the QuickView function from Record mode.


Minolta DiMAGE 5

Pressing the "i+" button in the center of the display switch toggles between the full screen display, full screen w/out overlay and the index mode shown above. From the menu you can select to display 4 or 9 thumbnail images per screen.



Minolta DiMAGE 5

When an image is displayed full screen in Play or QuickView mode you can press the Up switch to display the histogram along with the shutter speed, aperture, white balance setting, ISO speed and exposure compensation.



Minolta DiMAGE 5

The full screen playback image can be enlarged 2x, 2.5x or 3.2x by pressing the magnification button. Once an image is enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way selector control.



Minolta DiMAGE 5

Movie clips can be viewed on either LCD or on a television if you have hooked up the video cable.



Minolta DiMAGE 5

The Play mode menu:

Basic

    Delete - Delete current frame, marked frames or all frames

    Lock - Lock (protect) current frame, marked frames, all frames

    Index format - Display 4 or 9 thumbnail images in index mode

Custom1

    Slideshow - Start automatic playback

    Play - Select frames for slideshow

    Duration - Select the duration each image is displayed

    Repeat - Repeat when last image is displayed

Custom2

    Print - Set DPOF printing information

    Index Print - Print index sheet

    Cancel print - Remove DPOF information

    Copy - Copy images between CF cards using camera memory








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