Minolta DiMAGE X Review

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Record Modes & Menu Options



Minolta DiMAGE X

The DiMAGE X is an automatic "point-n-shoot" type camera, the exposure is handled by a Programmed AE system. The white brackets in the center indicate where the autofocus zone is located. Other icons indicate flash mode, image size and quality, drive mode and the approx. number of pictures remaining.



Minolta DiMAGE X

In Movie mode you can record up to 35 seconds (per clip) of motion JPEG at 320 x 240 resolution at 15fps. Monaural audio is also recorded.



Minolta DiMAGE X

In the audio recording mode the DiMAGE X can be used like a digital voice recorder to capture up to 90 seconds (per clip) of monaural audio.



Minolta DiMAGE X

Record mode menu:

    BASIC
      Drive Mode - Single, Continuous, Selftimer, Movie, Audio

      Image Size - 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480

      Quality - Super Fine (TIFF uncompressed), Fine, Standard, Economy (JPEG)

      White Balance - Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent



    Minolta DiMAGE X

    Custom

      Digital zoom - On, Off

      Instant Playback - On, Off (LCD review after capture)

      Voice memo - On, Off (Record annotation after image capture)

      Folder name - Image folder name, Standard or Date format



    Minolta DiMAGE X

    Setup 1

      LCD brightness - Adjust color LCD backlight

      Power off - Auto power off: 3, 5, 10 or 30 minutes

      Audio signals - Camera sounds, On or Off

      Date/Time set - Set time and date in internal clock

      Date format - YYYY/MM/DD, MM/DD/YYYY, DD/MM/YYYY





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