Panasonic Lumix DMC-FX150 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Modes & Screens
When you flip the switch to playback mode, the camera will display the last image that you captured. By pressing the display button on the back, you can change the amount of information displayed about the photograph, including no information for sharing with friends and family on the LCD or a TV set via the A/V cable.
Toggling the zoom lever to the Wide angle position brings up the thumbnail index mode with 12
images displayed per page. Continue to press the control and you can bring up 30 images per page
or the Calendar index. This allows you to quickly sort though saved images.
Toggling the zoom lever to Telephoto allows you to enlarge the current image up to 16X
in 2x steps. At any point you can use the 4-way selector to scroll around inside of
the enlarged image.
Playback Mode Options:
Slide Show - View images in a slide show
Category Play - View images by the shooting mode they were taken in
Title Edit - Give the photo or movie a title
Text Stamp - Add shooting date, age, travel date, or title to the picture
Resize - Make the image smaller inside the camera
Trimming - Allows you to crop your photos inside the camera
Leveling - Level and uneven shot
Aspect Conversion - 3:2, 4:3
Rotate - Change the orientation of the images inside the camera
Rotate Display - On or Off
Favorite - On or Off
DPOF Print - Single or Multi
Protect - Single or Multi
Audio Dub - Add audio to an image
Copy - Copy images back and forth from the memory card to the internal memory
The Leveling option lets you correct un-level images by rotating and image by small increments. It when saves the new file as a smaller 10M image.
The Resize option lets you "down size" larger images.
Trimming allows you to crop out a certain portion of the frame and save it as a new smaller image.
You can also add an audio memo to images.
Movies are played back full screen on the LCD or a television set if the audio-visual
cable is connected.
While a clip is playing, you get VCR like controls for Play/Pause, Fast-forward/Rewind, and Stop. You can also adjust the volume using the zoom controls.
Setup Menu (same in record or play mode):
World Time - Set Home and Destination (if traveling) time zones
Travel Date - Set Date and Location you are traveling to
Beep - Changes the volume of several of the camera settings
Volume - Internal speaker volume control
Monitor - Adjust the EVF brightness
LCD Mode - Off, Auto Power LCD, Power LCD
Guide Line - Set Rec. Info (On/Off), Histogram (On/Off), and grid lines pattern
Histogram - On or Off
Highlight - On or Off
Economy - Reduces the brightness of LCD to save battery power (Level 1 or 2)
Auto Review - Auto review after capture (off, 1s, 3s, Zoom)
No. Reset - Reset file numbering counter
Reset - Reset all settings to factory default
USB Mode - PC Mass Storage / PictBridge
TV Aspect - Choose 4:3 or 16:9
Scene Menu - Display scene menu Automatically when selected or never
Format - Format the memory card
Language - Menu language; English, French, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Japanese
Demo Mode - See demo of camera movement, or the auto demo