Pentax Optio S5i Review

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Playback Modes & Menu Options



Pentax Optio S5i

When you press the Play button, the last image captured is displayed fullscreen. It shows the date/time the image was taken, folder name/file number and the music note indicates that a sound memo was attached to this image. Pressing the Ok button in the center on the 4-way controller will play the audio memo.



Pentax Optio S5i

By pressing the Display Button you can show the extended exposure information about the image and a live histogram.



Pentax Optio S5i

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is activated by pressing the wide angle zoom control. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the 4-way controller and then pressing the Ok button.



Pentax Optio S5i

You can magnify an image up to 4x by pressing the telephoto zoom control. Using the 4-way selector you can move around inside the enlarged image.



Pentax Optio S5i

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
    Alarm - Set Time and Image to show when alarm goes off
    Record Memo - On or Off
    Quick Zoom - On or Off
    Quick Delete - On or Off





Pentax Optio S5i

You can record an audio memo up to 30 seconds and attach to an image.





Pentax Optio S5i

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 S5i

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).



Pentax Optio S5i

Setup menu options:

    Format - Format SD card
    Sound - On/Off
    Date Adjust - Set Date/Time
    World Time - Set World Time
    Language - Set user Language
    Screen Setting - Adjust Background color, turn start-up screen On/Off
    Video Out - NTSC or PAL
    USB Connection - PictBridge, PC
    Sleep Timeout - Off, 30sec., 1min. or 2min.
    Auto Power Off - Off, 3min. or 5min.
    Custom Function - Assign function to Left and Right buttons in record mode: EV Comp, Image Size, Image Quality, White Balance, Focus Area, AE Metering, Sensitivity, Time-lapse Movie, Instant Review, Sharpness, Saturation, Contrast
    Quick Button - Assign function to the Quick button: Green mode, User mode, Movie mode,, Mode Palette, White Balance, Memory, Resize, Trimming, Copy Image, Format
    Reset - Reset to Default





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