Playback Screens & Menus


When you select Playback mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images one a t a time using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. By using the UP and DOWN buttons you can move back and forth by 10 images at a time. The amount of overlay information displayed is controlled by pressing the DISP. button.

ricoh_cx4_play_index_anim.gifYou can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function  by pressing the Wide zoom control. This will give you a screen that shows 20 thumbnail sized images that easily allow you to navigate through your photos. Press it again, and 81 tiny thumbnails will be displayed.

ricoh_cx4_play_zoom_anim.gifThe image can be magnified from 1.2x up to 16x in several small increments by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around inside of it using the 4-way selector joystick.


Play Menu:

  • Flag Function Setting - Set the flag setting for an image
  • Flag Function Display - Display only flagged images
  • Export Still Images - Lets you export images from a group of continuous shots
  • Resize - Resize the current image on the camera
  • Trim - Trim or crop your images inside the camera
  • Level Compensation - Auto or Manual
  • White Balance Compensation - Self adjust the white balance of your images
  • Skew Correction - Adjusts images and makes them square
  • Protect - Allows you to protect images so they can not be deleted
  • Slide Show - Starts a slide show of all images on the memory card
  • Copy to Card from Internal Memory - Copy images from the internal memory to the memory card
  • DPOF - Sets print settings for the images
  • Recover File - Recover lost images from the memory card

ricoh_cx4_play_crop.JPGTrim allows you to edit or "crop" your images on the camera. This is perfect for fixing the composition of your images, again without putting in extra time at the computer.

ricoh_cx4_play_resize.JPGResize allows you to make another copy of an image on your memory card with a different resolution. This is a great feature if you plan to upload your images to a web site or blog or if you plan to email them to friends or family. Doing this on the camera saves you a lot of time on the computer. It is also a way to save some space in a bind.

ricoh_cx4_play_movie.JPGTo view a movie on the camera, you need to press the ADJ. button. You can start and stop the videos but there are no other controls for it than that, except for the volume.

ricoh_cx4_setup_menu_anim.gifSetup Menu:
  • Format [Card] - Format the SD/SDHC memory card
  • Format [Internal Memory] - Formats the internal flash memory
  • LCD Brightness - Adjust the brightness of the LCD
  • Reg. My Settings - Save a current set of settings for one of the 2 My Settings options
  • Step Zoom - On or Off
  • Set Fn Button - Choose on of many settings to be controlled by the Fn button
  • Adjust Btn. Set.1 - Choose from a list of adjustments that the lever can access
  • Adjust Btn. Set.2 - Choose from a list of adjustments that the lever can access
  • Adjust Btn. Set.3 - Choose from a list of adjustments that the lever can access
  • Adjust Btn. Set.4 - Choose from a list of adjustments that the lever can access
  • Exposure/Flash Comp. Step - 1/3 or 1/2
  • AF Auxiliary Light - On or Off
  • Operation Sounds - All, Level Sound, Shutter Sounds
  • Volume Settings - Choose the volume of camera sounds
  • LCD Confirmation Time - Off, 0.5 - 3 seconds, or Hold
  • Auto Power Off - Off, 1 minute, 5 minutes, 30 minutes
  • LCD Auto Dim - On or Off
  • Digital Zoom Image - Normal, Auto resize
  • Level Setting - Off, Display, Display + Sound, Sound
  • Grid Guide Display Options - Choose the Grid line style
  • Function Guide - On or Off
  • Shooting Info. Display Frame - On or Off
  • Minimum Distance - Show, Hide
  • Auto Rotate - On or Off
  • White Saturation Display - On or Off
  • Card Sequence No. - On or Off
  • USB Connection Type - Mass Storage, PTP
  • Date Settings - Set the time and date of the internal calendar/clock
  • Language - Choose from 11 languages
  • Video Out Mode - NTSC or PAL

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