Pentax Optio 430 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Playback Screens & Menus
Flipping the mode dial to the Play position brings up the last image captured in full
screen mode with limited overlay information.
Pressing the DISPLAY button toggles the realtime histogram display which also shows
the image size, quality level, white balance, metering mode and ISO speed.
Pressing the OK button brings up the thumbnail index mode, here you can quickly
search through the stored images and select one for full screen playback.
While an image is displayed full screen you can magnify it by pressing the telephoto
side of the zoom lens control. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of it
using the 4-way selector.
Movie clips playback fullscreen, the 4-way selector acts as the start, stop and
A very limited play mode menu, one option is for initiating an automatic slideshow and the other is for setting an alarm to go off at a particular time, it can also display a stored camera image.
The buttons on the back of the camera are used to Delete image, Protect or Unprotect
images and to set the DPOF printing information.
The Setup menu (same in record and play) lets you Format the CF card, set the
date style, change the date and or time, set the camera to world time (GMT) and enable or
disable the beep sounds when buttons are pushed.
Page two of the Setup menu lets you set the menu language, the video format (NTSC or PAL), set the Sleep timeout value (90s, 1m, 2m), Auto power off (3m, 5m or Off), Reset to factory defaults.
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