Pentax Optio 43WR Review

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Pentax Optio 43WR


Playback Screens & Menus



Pentax Optio 43WR

The Review button brings up the last image captured in full screen mode with the exposure data information overlayed. Press the Voice Memo button to record an audio caption. If one is already recorded there will be a "musical note" icon below the image # and you press "down" on the 4-way controller to replay it. Press "right" or "left" to scroll through the captured images.



Pentax Optio 43WR

Like the record mode, in playback you can enable the histogram which also displays the exposure information. Pressing the OK button toggles the overlay display modes.



Pentax Optio 43WR

Pressing the Zoom-Wide button brings up the thumbnail index mode, here you can quickly search through the stored images and select one for full screen playback.



Pentax Optio 43WR

While an image is displayed full screen you can magnify it by pressing the Zoom-Telephoto button. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of it using the 4-way selector. You can enlarge up to 8x in 0.1x steps.



Pentax Optio 43WR

Movie clips playback fullscreen, the 4-way selector acts as the start, stop and pause control. You can pause a movie and play it forwards or backwards one frame at a time.



Pentax Optio 43WR

The play mode menu has options for playing back the audio caption, applying a digital filter, resize images, trim images, set an alarm or starting an automatic slideshow.



Pentax Optio 43WR

The Digital Filter mode allows you to alter your images after capture. The filters include: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow, Soft, Brightness.



Pentax Optio 43WR

The Resize option lets you create a smaller image in-camera for email or web page use or to reclaim some memory space in a pinch.



Pentax Optio 43WR

The Trim function lets you crop/rotate an image and then save it as a new image with the quality level of your choice.



Pentax Optio 43WR

The DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) printing information is enabled by pressing the 4-way controller "Up."



Pentax Optio 43WR

The World Time function is great when traveling to other countries or time zones, you can choose to have their local time displayed while taking pictures or during playback (Display time in 62 cities & 28 time zones).



Pentax Optio 43WR

Set one to three alarms to remind you of important appointments.




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