Minolta DiMAGE 7i Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Modes & Menu Options
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.
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.
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.
The full screen playback image can be enlarged 2x, 2.5x or 4x by pressing the
magnification button and then using the up or down portion of the 4-way controller.
To scroll around inside of it, press the center button and then use the 4-way selector,
press the center button again to go back to zoom mode.
Movie clips can be viewed on the EVF, LCD or a television if you have hooked up
the audio-video cable. The audio portion can be heard on the internal speaker
when played back in-camera.
The Play mode menu:
Delete - Delete current frame, marked frames or all frames
Format - Format the CF card
Lock - Lock (protect) current frame, marked frames, all frames
Index format - Display 4 or 9 thumbnail images in index mode
Slideshow - Start automatic playback
Play - Select frames for slideshow
Duration - Select the duration each image is displayed
Repeat - Repeat when last image is displayed
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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