Nikon Coolpix P80 Review
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Playback Modes & Screens
The Playback screen displays the time and date of capture and the filename. A voice memo can be recorded by
depressing the OK button. On the bottom is the image quality/size and the image # / total # of images on
the SD card or internal memory.
Press the DISPlay button to display the exposure information and histogram. Potentially over-exposed areas
will blink in the small thumbnail at the top right.
Press the zoom "W"ide button to enter the Index mode which
can show 4, 9 or 16 thumbnail images per page.
Press the zoom "T"ele button to enlarge the playback image.
It can be magnified from 1.2x to 10.0x in multiple steps, once enlarged you can
scroll around inside of it using the 4-way controller. At any magnification step you
can save the cropped image by pressing the Menu button.
Up to a 20-second voice memo can be recorded and attached to the current image by pressing
the OK button, release it to stop recording.
Playback menu has options for D-Lighting (see below), Print set (DPOF) printing information, automated
slideshow, image Delete, image Protect, Rotate image, Hide image, Small pic, Copy, and Black border. The
Small Picture option creates a smaller image for email or web use, select from 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120
The Photo Trim option works in conjunction with playback zoom, allowing you to crop out a smaller section of
an image. The cropped picture is then saved as a new image.
Choose the D-Lighting function from the menu to brighten up the background of
flash pictures or to brighten darker areas of most images. It's quick and
Movies are played back in full screen mode,
playback starts by pressing the 4-way controller's center OK button.
During playback, the 4-way controller's left and right buttons are used to select
the playback controls displayed at the top
of the LCD; pressing the OK button performs the selected action. The bar at the bottom indicates the playback position with
the running time in seconds displayed on the right.
The Set-Up menu options:
Menus - Select text or icon style menu screens
Welcome screen - Change the image used in the power up screen
Date - Set the internal time and date
Brightness - Adjusts the backlight intensity
Date imprint - Records date, date & time, date counter onto image
Vibration Reduction - On or Off
AF assist - Auto or Off
Digital zoom - On, Crop, Off
Sound settings - Camera sound effects and volume
Auto Off - Sleep delay time: 30s, 1m, 5m, 30m
Format card - Format SD card
Language - Menu language: German, English, French, Japanese, Spanish, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese, Korean
Video Mode - Select NTSC or PAL
Reset all - Reset all settings to default
Firmware version - Display the camera's internal software version
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