Pentax Optio M20 Review

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Playback Modes & Menu Options



Pentax Optio M20

The Review button brings up the last image captured in full screen mode with some information overlayed. Press "right" or "left" to scroll through the captured images.



Pentax Optio M20

Pressing the OK button in the center of the 4-way controller toggles the amount of exposure information displayed with an image. Here you can see extended information for image size/quality, white balance, metering, ISO, shutter speed, aperture, and the histogram display.



Pentax Optio M20

Pressing 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. Press it again and the calendar mode is displayed.



Pentax Optio M20

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 M20

Playback menu options:

    Slide show - Set image play intervals (3,5,10,15,20,25 and 30 sec.)
    Resize - Create an image with Lower Resolution and or Quality Level
    Trimming - Crop image to different size
    Copy Image & Sound - From internal memory to SD or MMC card
    Image rotation - rotates image for proper orientation
    Digital Filter - Digitally alter you images
    Brightness Filter - Adjust the image brightness
    Frame Composite - Add decorative frames around your images
    Red-eye Compensation - Remove red-eye from your portraits
    Voice Memo - Add a voice memo to an image
    Protect - Protect image from deletion; On or Off
    DPOF - Set DPOF printing information
    Start-up Screen - Manage the start-up image and sound





Pentax Optio M20

You can resize the image.





Pentax Optio M20

You can trim (crop) the image.





Pentax Optio M20

Movies are played back fullscreen with the audio played back on the built-in speaker. You can play a movie frame by frame, pause, fast forward or rewind with the 4-Way Selector



Pentax Optio W20

You can add one of three decorative frames with the Composite option.



Pentax Optio M20

Setup options:


    Format - Format the SD card
    Sound - On/Off
    Date Adjust - Set Date/Time
    World Time - Set World Time
    Language - Set user Language
    Folder Name - Standard or date
    USB Connection - PictBridge, PC
    Video Out - NTSC or PAL
    Auto LCD Dimmer - On/Off
    Auto Power Off - Off, 3 min, 5 min
    Quick Zoom - On/Off
    Green Button - Selects the function of the Green Button
    Guide Display - Enable the brief popup labels when switching modes
    Reset - Reset to Default




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