Pentax K2000 SLR Review
By Mike Flacy
Playback Features and Menus
Pressing the Play button brings up the last image captured full screen on the LCD while displaying basic shooting information. The current folder and file number is in the upper right corner. Pressing the Info button will change the amount of information shown including 2 histograms.
Rotate e-dial to the left to enable the thumbnail preview mode with 9 images per screen. Navigate with the 4-way controller and display any image in full screen mode by rotating the e-dial to the right or pressing OK. Doing the again allows you to select your images by the date they were taken. Pressing the info button from this point shows you the folders.
Rotate the e-dial to the right to enlarge the playback image, there are a total of 17 steps until you reach the maximum of 16x. At any magnification step you can scroll around inside of the image by using the 4-way controller.
The Trash can (delete) button is used to erase images.
With the crop feature you can trim your images inside the camera without the need for a computer.
You can also resize your images without a computer.
Image Comparison - Allows you to compare your images side by side on the LCD screen
Digital Filter - Off, Toy Camera, High Contrast, Soft, Star Burst, Retro, Extract Color, Illustration,
Crop - Crop and change orientation of the picture
Protect - Single Image, All Images
DPOF - Single Image, All Images
RAW Development - Make image adjustments and create a new JPEG from inside the camera
Index - Creates a printable index of the images on the camera. 12, 24 or 36 images at a time
Playback display method - Bright/Dark Area, Quick Zoom
Multi-image display settings - Change the index to show 4, 9 or 16 images
Date Adjust - Set internal clock's time and date
World Time - Setup world time zones
Text Size - Std. or Large
Guide display - Time to display onscreen guides, Off, 3 sec., 10 sec., 30 sec. or 1 min.
Folder Name - Select standard or date-oriented folder names
Beep - Enable/disable various buttons' beep sounds
Brightness Level - Adjust LCD back brght intensity
LCD Color Tuning - Adjust LCD Color
Video Out - NTSC or PAL
USB Connection - PC or PictBridge
Auto Power Off - Auto-Off time delay (1m, 3m, 5m, 10m, 30m or Off)
Select battery - Auto-Detect, Nickel hydride, Alkabr, brthium
Reset - Return all settings to default (other than date/time, language, video out and world time)
Pixel Mapping - Maps out and corrects for any defective pixels in the CCD sensor
Dust Alert - Checks for dust on sensor
Dust Removal - Cleans the imager with the dust removal function
Sensor Cleaning - Lock the mirror up to physically clean the imager
Format - Format the SD/SDHC memory card
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