Pentax Optio Z10 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record Modes & Menu Options
Here you can see Auto mode. This is a fully automatic exposure mode that also allows you to select the image size and quality, AF setting and ISO.
When the shutter is half-pressed and the autofocus locks, the active AF point bracket will shrink and turn green, and when you are in
auto mode, the smiley face will appear in the corner. Shutter speed and aperture values are also displayed.
Press the 4-way controller down "MODE" to change the exposure mode. Choices are: Auto, Program AE, Night Scene, Movie, Voice, Landscape,
Flower, Natural Skin Tone/Portrait, Snow, Kids, Digital SR, Sport, Pet, Food, and Frame Composite. A brief explanation of each modes
intended use is displayed when you hover over it for a few seconds (shown above.)
Record Menu options:
Recorded Pixels - 8M, 5M, 4M, 3M, 2M, 1024, 640
Movie mode lets you record motion video in 640x480 or 320x240 resolution at 3 quality levels, audio is also recorded. The length of
movies is limited only by available memory. The full 7x optical zoom is operational during recording and may be turned on or off in the
movie menu. This model features a digital anti-shake system to reduce the occurrence of camera shake in your movies. Movies are saved in
.AVI (Motion JPEG) file format.
Movie options found under the Rec. Menu.
Record Pixels - 640x480 or 320x240
Format - Format the SD card
Sound - Adjust camera sounds
Date Adjust - Set Date/Time
Alarm - Set alarm once or daily
World Time - Set World Time
Language - Set user Language
Folder Name - Chose Standard or Date
USB Connection - PictBridge, PC
Video Out - NTSC or PAL
Brightness Level - Adjust LCD back light
Power Saving - Off, 5sec, 15sec, 30sec, 1min, 2min
Auto Power Off - Off, 3min. or 5min.
Guide Display - Enable the brief popup labels when switching modes
Reset - Reset the camera to Default
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