Pentax K2000 SLR Review

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Playback Features and Menus


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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.



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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.



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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.



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The Trash can (delete) button is used to erase images.



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With the crop feature you can trim your images inside the camera without the need for a computer.



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You can also resize your images without a computer.



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Playback Menu:

    Sbrde show - Sbrde show with 3, 5, 10 or 30 sec. picture delay, Repeat Playback On or Off
    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,
      HDR, B&W, Sepia, Color, Sbrm, Brightness, Custom
    Resize - 10M, 6M, 2M, 0.3M and ***, **, *
    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
    Delete All




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Setup options:

    Language - Menu language - 19 choices
    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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