Olympus Stylus Digital 1020 Review

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Olympus Stylus Digital 1020



Playback Modes & Screens




Olympus Stylus Digital 1020

To view your images, you can either turn the dial to the playback setting or press the playback button on the back of the camera. The default minimal (image size and quality, date and time, and image #, and # of images) information will be shown. By pressing the display button, you can change the amount of information shown from none, to a full list with histogram.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1020

Press the wide angle zoom button to enter the Index playback mode. Depending on the menu setting, the index is 4, 9, 16 or 25 images per page - or the calendar display. This shows your captured images and when they were taken.



Olympus Stylus Digital 1020

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 Stylus Digital 1020

Pressing the menu button in play mode brings up this shortcut menu. Here you can start a slide show of your saved images, edit your pictures, choose the Print order (DPOF) settings, enter the Playback Menu, etc.


Olympus Stylus Digital 1020

    PLAYBACK submenu:

      Protect - protects the selected images from deletion
      Rotate - Rotate an image 90° for proper orientation
      Voice Memo - Add a sound clip to a saved image


    Olympus Stylus Digital 1020

    EDIT submenu:

      Resize - Makes image smaller and save as a new picture
      Crop - Crop an image and save as a new file
      Color Edit - Gives you options of different color modes for your images
      Frame - Add a custom frame to your images
      Label - Add a label or message over top of your image
      Calendar - Make a calendar with a select image


    Olympus Stylus Digital 1020

    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 Stylus Digital 1020

    SETUP Menu Options

      Format - Format the xD memory card
      Backup - Save a copy of images on to your PC
      Menu Language - English, French, Espanol, Portuguese
      PW ON Setup - Select power up screen animation and sound level
      Menu Color - Normal, Blue, Black, Pink, My Favorite
      Sound Settings - Controls all the sounds of the camera
      Rec View - View image immediately after capture on LCD
      File Name - Select between Reset and Auto
      Pixel Mapping - Map out bad pixels
      Monitor Brightness - Adjust LCD back light
      Set Clock - Set time and or date
      Dual Time Setup - On/Off
      Alarm Clock - Daily or One-Time
      Video Out - NTSC, PAL
      Power Save - On, Off



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