Sanyo Xacti VPC-C5 Review

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Sanyo Xacti VPC-C5



Playback Screens & Menus

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When you select PLAY mode the last picture taken is displayed. You can move backward or forward through the images using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons. The overlay information is displayed briefly when a new image is selected.



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Press the MENU button for 2 seconds to display this information.





Sanyo Xacti VPC-C5

You can quickly search through stored images using the Index playback function which is actuated by pressing the WIDE zoom button. Nine thumbnail size images will be displayed and you can select one using the 4-way controller's buttons and then pressing the SET button.



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The image can be magnified in several steps by pressing the telephoto zoom button. Once the image is enlarged at any step, you can move around (Pan) inside of it.



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Playback MENU options:

    PLAYBACK METHOD - Play ALL (slideshow) or 1 clip

    MULTI - Display 9 thumbnails per page

    VOLUME - Adjust speaker volume

    LCD BRIGHTNESS - Adjust LCD backlight intensity

    PROTECT - Protect image or movie against deletion

    ERASE - Single frame or All frames

    ROTATE - Rotate portrait mode images 90° CW or CCW

    EDIT VIDEO - Edit length, join 2 or more clips, extract still frame

    PRINT SETTING - Set the DPOF (Direct Print Order Format) info





Sanyo Xacti VPC-C5

Playback of audio-only recordings.





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Press the MENU button for 2 seconds to display the information.





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Movie clips can be played in the camera or viewed on a TV using the A-V or S-Video cable.



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Press the MENU button for 2 seconds to display the information.





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You can edit movies by joining two or more clips into a single movie, you can delete portions of movies or you can extract a single frame and save it as a still image.



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Set-Up Menu:

    CLOCK SET - Setting of date and time
    OPERATION BEEP - Camera beeps, Shutter sound, Audio Guide
    HELP DISP - Display text help messages on the LCD
    POST VIEW - Display after capture: Off, 1 or 2 seconds
    WIND NOISE REDUC. - Reduce ambient sound in audio recording
    NOISE REDUCTION - Minimize noise in still images
    FLICKER REDUCT - Reduce flicker from fluorescent lights during video recording
    DIGITAL ZOOM - Digital zoom on or off
    LANGUAGE - English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Chinese
    TV OUTPUT SETTINGS - NTSC, PAL or S-Video
    POWER SAVE - Standby time for battery and external power
    FILE NO. RESET - Continuous or reset (file numbering)
    FORMAT - Format the SD Card
    RESET - Resets all camera settings to default



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