Pentax Optio X Review
Playback Modes & Menu Options
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 center of the 4-way controller will record and play
the audio memo.
Pressing the Display/OK button controls the amount of overlay information
displayed as well as turns the LCD on and off. Shown here is the extended
exposure information with the histogram.
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.
You can magnify an image up to 12x in 0.1-0.2x steps by pressing the
telephoto zoom control. Using the 4-way controller you can move around inside
the enlarged image.
Playback menu options:
Slide show - Set image play intervals (3,5,10,15,20,25 and 30 sec.)
Pressing the 4-way selector down allows you to rotate an image for proper display on the LCD or a television set.
The Digital Filter mode allows you to give a creative look to your images
and includes: Black & White, Sepia, Red, Pink, Purple, Blue, Green, Yellow,
and Brightness (Gamma.)
You can attach an audio memo up to 30 seconds to any image stored on the
internal memory or SD card.
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. You can also adjust the volume using the
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