Pentax Optio MX Review
Playback Modes & Menus
The typical playback screen shows: Date/Time image was taken, File Name/File Number and
the music note denotes that a sound memo was attached to this image. The shutter speed
and aperture and battery icon are also displayed.
Pressing the center of the 4-way controller toggles the overlay information that
is displayed. You can show the extended exposure information about the
image and a histogram or you can clear all of the info for slideshows.
To view in thumbnail mode press the Wide Angle button of the Zoom Control
and go page to page by using the 4-way selector to the left or right.
You can magnify the image by pressing the Zoom button on the Zoom Control, it
will magnify up to 12X. Using the 4-way selector you can move around inside
the enlarged image.
Playback menu options:
Resize - Create an image with Lower Resolution and or Quality Level
Trimming - Crop image to different size
Digital Filter - Apply a digital filter (see below)
Quick Zoom - On or Off
Quick Delete - On or Off
The Digital Filter option lets you apply a filter (B&W, sepia, or colors)
You can record an audio memo up to 30 seconds and attach to an image.
The Movie Playback screens. You can play the movie, adjust volume, frame by frame, pause, fast
forward or rewind with the 4-Way Selector
You can playback your audio-only recordings too.
When traveling to other countries you can choose to have their local time displayed while taking pictures
or during playback (Display time in 62 cities & 28 time zones).
Setup menu options:
Format - Format SD card
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