Olympus D-540 Zoom Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Screens & Menus
Note: Because the D-540 has no video-out port, the color screen images presented on this page
have been copied from the D-580, with any differences noted; the black and
white screen images were copied from the D-540's Operations Manual.
You can playback captured images by pressing the QUICK VIEW button when in record mode,
or sliding the power switch to the playback position.
In the playback menu you can enable the INFO option to display information
including the quality (SHQ), Image Size (2048x1536 for the D-540), Exposure Comp., White Balance, the Date/Time and the File
Press the zoom lens control to the wideangle position to activate the index playback
mode. In the menu you can select the number of images to display per screen
as 4, 9 or 16.
Pressing the zoom control to the telephoto position will enlarge the image on the
screen. There are several magnifications available from 1.5x to 4x. Once the image
is enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way jog control.
Pressing the MENU button while in playback mode brings up this screen of options:
Slide Show playback
Erase - Delete images
INFO - Display image information
MODE MENU - leads to four sub-menus for PLAY, EDIT, CARD and SETUP:
Rotate - Rotate image 90% left or right
Print Order - Select images for future printing
Sound not present on D-540 menu
To playback a movie, first select it in review mode, then depress the OK (menu) button.
In the movie playback mode you can playback entire movie clips or frame by frame.
The Mode menu provides an indexing option that allows you to save individual frames
as still pictures.
During playback, the right and left buttons of the 4-way controller are used as
fast-forward and fast-rewind controls.
Information is displayed on total and elapsed time of the clip.
When the camera is connected to a PictBridge-compatible printer, the PRINT MODE SELECT screen is presented on the monitor. You can choose from the following print modes:
All Print - Prints all the pictures stored on the card
Multi Print - Prints one picture in a multiple layout format
All Index - Prints an index of all pictures stored on the card
Print Order - Prints the pictures according to the print reservation data on the card
Continue on to
Return To Our
Visitors of Steves can visit the stores below for real-time pricing and availability. You can also find hot, soon to expire online offers on a variety of cameras and accessories at our very own Camera Deals page.
Products trademarked HQRP are marketed and sold exclusively by Osprey-Talon.
Reliably sync data with the Olympus D-540 Zoom with our Gomadic Hot Sync Straight USB cable.
We have all been in situations where we are forced to weigh the costs of taking the perfect photo with the risks of doing irreparable harm to our Olympus D-540 Zoom.