Playback Screens & Menus

Pressing up of the 4-way controller (INFO) allows you to change the amount of information about the image that the camera displays. You have choices between no info, date/time/image number and a full list of REC settings including a histogram.

Pressing the zoom lever to the Wide end allows you to search through your images with the index mode. You can choose between 12 and 30 thumbnail images or you have the ability to search through the images by the date they were taken.

The telephoto end of the zoom lever allows you to zoom in on your image. Once you have zoomed in, you can use the 4-way controller to scroll though the image.

Playback Menu:
  • SlideShow - Plays back a slideshow of the images on the camera either on the LCD screen or an HDTV with an optional HDMI cable.
  • Photo Surfing - Here you have a list of filters to sort your images on the left side and a small thumbnail on the bottom for a new way of quick searching
  • Event - Allows you to play back your images based of the date it was taken
  • Beauty Fix - Contains several settings for improving Portrait shots
  • Edit - Settings to edit and retouch your still images
  • Erase - Delete images stored on the camera

This is a screen of the Photo Surfing mode. On the left you can choose your basis for what images you would like to look at from date to shooting mode to GPS location. At the bottom are all of the images that fit into your search criteria.

Beauty Fix Menu:
  • All - Applies all of the beauty fix options to your image
  • Clear Skin - Softens and helps remove imperfections from your subjects skin
  • Sparkle Eye - Enhances the contrast in the eye
  • Dramatic Eye - Enlarges the subject's eyes

Playback Edit Menu:
  • Resize - Make a smaller copy of an image that is already saved on the camera
  • Crop - Allows you to "crop" or "trim" your image
  • Color Edit - Change the color tone of the image
  • Calendar - Create a calendar with an image
  • Shadow Adj. - Brightens the dark areas in your image
  • Red-Eye Fix - Removes Red-Eye from your subjects

Playback Menu:
  • Protect - Protect images from deletion
  • Rotate - Change the orientation of an image 90° at a time
  • Voice Recording - Allows you to add a voice message to any of the still images

Cropping an image allows you to trim off some some of the edges to improve its composition or remove anything that is unwanted from around the borders.

Resize gives you the option to save a new, smaller copy of your images. This is a quick and easy tool of you plan to email or upload your images to a web site or blog. It works much faster that resizing a single image on your computer.

The 7040 gives you the option to watch your movies on the camera's LCD screen or on a TV or HDTV using the proper cables. The 4-way controller gives you the ability to play, pause and search through a movie. Turning the dial allows you to control the volume of the camera's internal speaker.

Camera Setup Menu:
  • Internal/SD - Auto, Internal
  • Memory Format - Delete all images from the internal memory
  • Data Repair - Repairs the MetaData of images
  • Copy - Copy images from the internal memory to the SD card
  • Language - Choose the camera's menu language
  • Reset - Returns the shooting settings to the factory defaults
  • USB Connection - Auto, Storage, PC, Print
  • Play Power On - Allows the playback button to turn the camera on
  • Save Settings - Allows the camera to start up in the same shooting mode that was used last
  • PW on Setup - Select the startup image and sound
  • Sound Settings - Set the camera's operation sounds
  • File Name - Reset, Auto
  • Pixel Mapping - Adjusts the CCD and image processor (Run once a year)
  • LCD Brightness - Adjust the brightness of the LCD (5 settings)
  • Date & Time - The date and time are automatically set the first time you connect the camera to your computer
  • World Time - Change the camera's date and time to a travel destination without messing the your home time
  • TV Out - Adjust the Video output, HDMI Output and HDMI control
  • Power Save - Set the time for the camera to enter sleep mode to save the battery

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