Olympus FE-230 Zoom Review

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Olympus FE-230 Zoom




Playback Screens & Menus





Olympus FE-230

Typical playback display with default info shown momentarily.





Olympus FE-230

Press the wide angle zoom button to enter the Index playback mode. You can display 4, 9, 16 or 25 images per page. You can then use the 4way controller to search through your stored images.



Olympus FE-230

The playback image can be magnified in several steps from 1.0x to 10.0x in 1.0x increments, you can then scroll around the image using the 4-way selector. Press the telephoto zoom button to enlarge and the wide angle button to shrink.



Olympus FE-230

If a recorded image has any blur incurred by camera shake, you will see the shaky hand symbol at the bottom left of the screen. The DIS Edit option allows you to correct or "stabilize" the image and it is then saved as a new file.



Olympus FE-230

Pressing the menu button in play mode brings up this shortcut menu. Here you can start a slide show, resize you images, choose the DPOF (Direct Print Order Format) settings, add images to My Favorites, use DIS Edit on blurry photos, erase an image as well as enter the Playback or Setup Menus.

In the Playback menu, you can protect images from deletion, Rotate an image for proper orientation or add a voice memo.



Olympus FE-230

The rotate option is perfect for changing the orientation of an image to be displayed on a TV set.



Olympus FE-230

The Resize option lets you save an image to a lower resolution.





Olympus FE-230

Movie clips can be played back on the camera's LCD or a television set via the supplied Audio/Video cable. When viewed in camera, sound is heard through the built-in speakers. Using the 4-way controller, you can fast-forward and rewind the video as well as adjust the volume.



Olympus FE-230

SETUP Menu Options

    Memory Format - Format the xD memory card

    Backup - Save a copy of images on to your PC

    Menu Language - English, French, Espanol, Portuguese

    Pixel Mapping - Map out bad pixels

    Record/Play Buttons - No or Yes, Yes allows you to turn the camera on and off by pressing one of these buttons

    Monitor Brightness - Adjust LCD backlight

    Beep - Choose Low, High or Off

    Camera sounds - Low, High or Off

    Shutter Sound - Choose Shutter theme

    Volume - Set the volume of sounds

    Set Clock - Set time and or date

    Video Out - Video out signal - NTSC or PAL format



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