Olympus E-30 Playback Modes
By Mike Flacy
Playback Features and Menus
Pressing the Play button brings up the last image captured full screen on the LCD while displaying no shooting information. Pressing the Info button will change the amount of information shown including 2 histograms (White and individual RGB).
Rotate e-dial to the left to enable the thumbnail preview mode with 4, 9, 16, 25, 49 or 100 images per screen. Navigate with the 4-way controller and display any image in full screen mode by rotating the e-dial to the right or pressing OK. Going one step further allows you to select your images by the date they were taken.
Rotate the e-dial to the right to enlarge the playback image, with a maximum zoom of 16x. At any magnification step you can scroll around inside of the image by using the 4-way controller.
Copy images back and forth from CF and xD memory cards.
The E30 has a full list of internal editing features, allowing you to make your creative changes right there on the camera.
Black and White
Image overlay allows you to combine two images that were taken in the RAW format and blend them together.
Playback menu options:
DPOF - Store print reservation information (# of prints, date/time) to send images to a DPOF-compatible
Reset Protect - Protect images from accidental erasure
Time/Date Adjust - Set internal clock's time and date
World Time - Setup world time zones
Memory Card - Choose between Compact Flash or xD card
LCD Adjust - Adjust the LCD brightness and color temperature
Language - Choose the language displayed in the camera's menu
Video Out - NTSC or PAL
Rec View - Auto, 1-30 sec.
Pixel Mapping - Map out bad CCD imager pixels
Firmware - Shows current firmware version for Body and Lens
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