Samsung NV15 Review
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Playback Mode Screens & Menus
To playback your photos just touch the right-pointing triangle, the Playback button, below the LCD.
The last image taken will be displayed. You can scroll through your photos, access albums you have created
and set DPOF print settings. Hitting the Play button again closes
the play mode. The images look great on the LCD. You can share your photos on a TV using the AV cable.
If you have set the On Screen Display (OSD) in the camera menu to display "Full", you will see this information on the left side of the LCD, overlaying your images:
While in Playback mode you can view an index of your shots by pressing the Wide/Tele bar downward. The last nine images will appear on the LCD.
You can enlarge the view of an image by pressing the Wide/Tele bar upward. The selected photo will enlarge and you can scroll around the image area with
the Smart Buttons below the LCD.
Movie Clips - You can play your movies on the LCD using VCR-style controls. Minor editing is possible in camera to Grab selected a frame or trim frames from the movie.
Voice Memos - If you have recorded any voice memos on the camera you can select and play them back using the
PictBridge - The NV15 will print to any PictBridge compatible printer. After connecting the camera to the printer a message will appear
on the LCD screen informing you camera is connecting. Next, a printing menu will be displayed on the LCD and the Smart Buttons can be
used to select images to print, size of the print desired and other options depending on the capabilities of your printer.
The camera is also compatible with the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) protocol.
OSD set - On Screen Display in Playback Mode - Full or Basic
File - Continue numbering or reset numbering
Language - 22 choices
Date & Time - Date and time format, choose home city from list
Imprint - Off, Date & time, Date only
LCD - Auto, Dark, Normal or Bright
AF Lamp - On or off
Power Off - 1, 3, 5 or 10 minutes
Quick View - Off, .5, 1 or 3 seconds
Start Image - Off, Logo or User image
Sound Volume - Off, Low, Medium or High
Beep Sound - Off, Sound 1, Sound 2 or Sound 3
Start Sound - Off, Sound 1, Sound 2 or Sound 3
Shutter Sound - Off, Sound 1, Sound 2 or Sound 3
Format - Format memory card - No or Yes
Delete All - No or Yes
Copy to Card - No or Yes
Video Out - Video format - NTSC or PAL
Reset - Reset camera - No or Yes
PC/Macintosh Compatibility - The NV15 communicated well with both Windows and Macintosh PCs without needing any software installed. Connect the supplied USB cable to your computer and turn the camera on. A message will appear on the LCD asking if you're connecting to a computer or a printer.
On a PC running Windows Vista - the computer opened an "Auto Play" menu which allowed the pictures to be viewed or imported into the Windows Pictures folder. You are prompted to enter a name for the folder and asked if you want to delete the images from the camera. You can then use the Windows Photo Gallery or your software of choice to edit, print, email or copy the photos.
On a Macintosh running OS X 10.5 Leopard - the computer automatically opened the iPhoto application and offered to transfer the images to iPhoto. I was prompted to enter a name for the folder and asked if I wanted to delete the images from the camera. After transfer I used the iPhoto application to edit photos, print , order a photo book, etc.
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