Pentax Optio W60 Review

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Pentax Optio W60


Playback Screens & Menus



Pentax Optio W60

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 Optio W60

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. You can then press the "Green" button to select which folder you want to search through.



Pentax Optio W60

You 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.



Pentax Optio W60

The play mode menu has options for the Shake Reduction Process, playing an automatic slide show, resizing images, cropping images, copying from internal memory to card, rotating images, applying a digital filter, edit a movie, add a frame composite, touch up red-eye, record an audio memo, protect, set DPOF info, recover deleted images and change the start-up screen.



Pentax Optio W60

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.



Pentax Optio W60

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



Pentax Optio W60

The rotate functions allows you to change the orientation of the image in steps of 90°. It shows you the choices, allowing you to easily select the one you want.


Pentax Optio W60

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



Pentax Optio W60

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, no computer needed.


Pentax Optio W60

Setup menu options:

    Format - Formats the SD card
    Sound - Set volume and type of camera operation sounds
    Date Adjust - Set Date & Time
    Alarm - Set an alarm time
    World Time - Set World Time
    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)
    Brightness level - LCD brightness
    Power Saving - Time delay before LCD auto dims
    Auto Power Off - On, Off
    Quick Zoom - On, Off
    Guide Display - Enable the brief popup labels when switching modes
    Reset - Return settings to default



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