Sigma SD9 SLR Review
By Movable Type Admin
Pressing the MENU button gives you access to the following settings:
White Balance - Auto, Sunlight, Shade, Overcast, Incandescent, Fluorescent, Flash, Custom
Set Custom WB - Chose an image to use to manually set the white balance
Date/Time - Set the internal clock
Language - Menu language: English, Japanese, German, French
Quick Preview - Image review after capture: Off, 2, 5, 10 sec, Hold (image is displayed until the shutter release is tapped or the MENU or CANCEL buttons are pressed or the LCD SLEEP or Auto Power Off time limit is reached.
Preview Style - Image only or Image with Info screen
The Camera Info screen is nice to quickly see the camera settings for ISO sensitivity,
white balance and image size. It also displays the current time and date and the status
of the CompactFlash storage device.
Here's the White Balance options: Automatic, Sunlight (5400 K), Shade (8000 K),
Overcast (6000 K), Incandescent (3150 K), Fluorescent (4100 K), Flash (5850 K),
Custom is not available if no custom white balance has been set.
The second page of menu settings:
Info Strip - Set type of info display in the info strip above the image. It can be exposure information or time/date.
OK Shortcut - The OK button can be programmed to function as the Lock / Unlock, Mark / Unmark, Rotate CW, Rotate CCW or Exposure Warning toggle.
Format CF Card - Formats the CF storage device
File Numbering - Sets the file numbering system for Continuous or Auto Reset
LCD Brightness - Adjust the intensity of the LCD back light: Dim, Normal, Bright
LCD Contrast - Adjust the contrast of the LCD monitor: High, Medium, Low
The OK Shortcut options: Function as the Lock / Unlock,
Mark / Unmark, Rotate CW, Rotate CCW or Exposure Warning toggle.
The third page of menu settings:
Auto Power Off - Delay before camera shuts down automatically: 10s, 30s, 1m, 5m or Off
Key Sound - Sets the duration of the tone generated when a button is pressed: Long, Short or Off
Video Mode - Sets the timing standard for the video output signal: NTSC or PAL
Camera Reset - Resets all parameters to factory default
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