Olympus Stylus Digital 800 Review

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Olympus Stylus Digital 800



Playback Modes & Screens




Olympus Stylus Digital 800

Typical playback display with default info shown momentarily.





Olympus Stylus Digital 800

Playback image with more info displayed: the file folder and file number, image quality (SHQ), image size (3264x2448), aperture (F6.3), the shutter speed (1/60), exposure compensation (0.0), white balance (Auto), ISO speed (64), date and time of capture.



Olympus Stylus Digital 800

Press the DISP button to cycle through the various information modes including the histogram mode shown here.



Olympus Stylus Digital 800

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 you captured images and when they were taken.



Olympus Stylus Digital 800

The playback image can be magnified in seven steps from 2.0x to 8.0x 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 800

Press the menu button in play mode brings up this shortcut menu with:

- Start automatic Slideshow playback

ALBUM ENTRY lets you organize images into different folders

- PROTECT (key icon) image against deletion

The MODE MENU leads to:

    PLAY submenu:

      - Rotate portrait mode pictures 90° clockwise or counter clockwise

      - Print Order Format, set current image or all images for printing

      - Attach brief (10 sec.) sound memos to still images

    EDIT submenu:

      Redeye - Remove flash redeye problems

      Black&White - Turn color image into B&W

      Sepia - Turn color image into Sepia tone

      - Makes image smaller and save as a new picture


    The Card and Setup menus are the same as shown on page 3





Olympus Stylus Digital 800

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





Olympus Stylus Digital 800

Movie clips can be played back on the camera's LCD or a television set via the supplied Audio/Video cable. Thanks to the built in all-weather microphone and speaker, audio is also played back. While playing you can use the 4-way selector to adjust volume, fast-foward and rewind the movie.



Olympus Stylus Digital 800

The Index option is located under the Edit tab of the Movie Playback menu and grabs nine frames from the movie clip and saves them as a new 1024x768 still image.




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