Playback Screens & Menus

By Matt Metzker

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The Review button brings up the last image captured in full screen mode with some information overlaid. Press "right" or "left" to scroll through the captured images. A musical note indicates an audio memo has been added to this image, press "up" on the 4-way controller to play. Pressing the "OK" button will change the amount of onscreen information shown.





pentax_i10_play_index_anim.gifPressing the Wide Zoom control button brings up the thumbnail index mode, here you can quickly search through the stored images and select one for full screen playback. You have option of 6 or 12 thumbnails based on how many times you press the button. Press it again and the calendar mode is displayed. You can then press the "Green" button to select which folder you want to search through.





pentax_i10_play_zoom_anim.gifYou can magnify an image up to 10x in several steps by pressing the telephoto zoom control. Using the 4-way selector allows you to move around inside the enlarged image.





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Slide show, Image Rotation, Small Face Filter, Digital Filter, Original Frame, Frame Composite,  Movie Edit, Red-Eye Compensation, Subscreen Input, Resize, Cropping, Image/Sound Copy, Voice Memo, Protect, DPOF, Image Recovery, Start-Up Screen





pentax_i10_play_resize.jpg 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.





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Rotate allows you to change the orientation of an image by 90° at a time.





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





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Movie clips playback full screen, the 4-way selector acts as the start, stop and pause control similar to that of a VCR/DVR. You can pause a movie and play it forwards or backwards one frame at a time.





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The movie edit function allows you to save a still image from any frame in the movie. It also allows you to split your longer movies into shorter ones or add a title.




pentax_i10_settings_anim.gifCamera Settings Options:
  • Sound - Set volume and type of camera operation sounds
  • Date Adjust - Set Date & Time
  • World Time - Set World Time
  • Text Size - Standard or Large
  • Language - Select the camera's language
  • Folder Name - Create an image folder
  • USB Connection - Set transfer mode (PC, PictBridge)
  • Video Out - Set video format (NTSC, PAL)
  • Eye-Fi - On or Off (for use with the Eye-Fi storage card)
  • Brightness level - LCD brightness
  • Power Saving - 2min., 1min., 30sec., 15sec., 5sec., Off
  • Auto Power Off - 5sec., 5min., 3min., Off
  • Reset - Return settings to default
  • Delete All - Delete all images off of the memory card
  • Pixel Mapping - Check and adjust the image sensor for bad pixels
  • Format - Formats the SD card

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