Pentax Optio S Review
Playback Modes & Menu Options
The typical playback screen shows: Date/Time image was taken, File Name/File Number and the music
note denotes that a sound recording was made for this image.
By pressing the Display Button you will bring up all this great information about the image and a live
To view the nine tiny thumbnails just press the Wide Angle Button on the Zoom Control on the top of the
camera and toggle
through the images by using the 4-Way Selctor to the left or right.
You can magnify the image by pressing the Zoom button on the Zoom Control, it
will magnify up to 4X. Using the 4-Way Selector you can move around inside
the enlarged image.
Playback menu options:
Copy Image & Sound - From internal memory to SD or MMC card
Resize - Create an image with Lower Resolution and or Quality Level
Trimming - Crop image to size
Alarm - Set Time and Image to show when alarm goes off
Slideshow - Set image play intervals (3,5,10,15,20,25 and 30 sec.)
You can record an audio memo up to 30 seconds and attach to an image.
This is the Movie Playback screen. You can play the movie, pause, fast forward or rewind the movie by using
the 4-Way Selector
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 MMC or SD card
Sound - On/Off
Start-up Screen - On/Off
Date Style - [mm/dd/yy], [dd/mm/yy] or [yy/mm/dd]
Date Adjust - Set Date
World Time - Set World Time
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Language - Set user Language
Vidio Out - NTSC or PAL
Sleep Timeout - Off, 30sec., 1min. or 2min.
Auto Power Off - Off, 3min. or 5min.
Quick Delete - On/Off
Quick Zoom - On/Off
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Fn Setting - Register frequentiy used functions for quick recall on the 4-Way Selector
Reset - Reset to Default
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