Olympus E-100RS Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Modes & Screens
During playback you can control the amount of information that is overlayed on the
LCD (or EVF) by pressing the INFO button on the back of the camera. We start out with
the default information here in the first frame.
Pressing the INFO button toggles the display of all camera and exposure data.
And pressing the INFO button again clears off most all screen data altogether.
For critical inspection of focus or color there is a 3x playback zoom feature. The
camera magnifies the image in small increments each time you toggle the zoom control
switch to the telephoto position. You can step back by using the zoom control in the
wideangle position. Once the image has been magnified you can freely scroll around
inside of it by using the 4-way selector switch.
The playback index mode can be set for 4, 9 or 16 thumbnail images per screen.
You can quickly search through your stored images and then display one fullscreen
When viewing a sequential capture only the first frame will be displayed. To see the
other images captured during the sequence you press the Drive button on top of the
The same applies to viewing the index thumbnails. Only the first frame's thumbnail is
displayed, you press the Drive button to enter the "extend" mode and then all of the
thumbnails in the sequence are displayed.
Menu options in Play mode:
SM/CF - Select the SmartMedia or CompactFlash card
- Slideshow playback start
COPY - Copy images between CF and SM cards
- Record sound clip for picture being displayed.
- Adjust sound volume for playback
CARD SETUP - Delete images or format selected memory card.
MODE SETUP - submenu with these options:
ALL RESET - Reset all settings to default
- Beep sound: Off, Low, High
SLEEP - Auto-Off timer: Off, 30s, 1m, 2m, 5m
- Thumbnail display: 4, 9 or 16 images per screen
- Adjust LCD backlight intensity
- Set the time and date
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