Sipix SP-1300 Review
By Movable Type Admin
SP1300 Shoot & Share
Record Modes & Menu Options
The SiPix SP-1300 is an automatic "point-n-shoot" type camera, the exposure is handled by a Programmed AE system
and displays the Shutter Speed and Aperture that it set.
The twin stars indicate the image size and quality, Three Stars is the best for printing, Two Stars is the best for
viewing and One Star is e-mail quality.
Other icons indicate ISO rating set, Exposure compensation, flash mode, digital zoom mode, Present date
/ time and the approximate number of pictures remaining.
Record mode menu:
ISO - 100, or 200
W. Balance - Auto, Sun, Cloud, Tungsten Light Bulb, or Fluorescent
Effect - Color, B/W, or Sepia
Sharpness - Normal, Softer, or Sharper
Exit - Takes you back to the record mode
Playback Modes & Menu Options
Play mode screen:
When you rotate the mode control switch on top of the camera to
the Play position, the first image captured is displayed with overlay
data for image number and below is the mode indicator and navigation sequence.
The Play mode menu:
Zoom - Allows you to zoom in 2xon present image
Thumbnail - Displays up to 9 images w/ frame numbers
Slideshow - Puts each image full frame on screen for a few seconds
Photo Control - Takes you a second menu of: Lock, Delete, DPOF MARKING, Thumbnail, Exit
Information - displays all info about the file and exposure
Exit - Press OK to leave Play Menu
The playback image can be enlarged 2x by pressing the Menu in the Playback mode.
The ZOOM menu is the first selection. Press the Menu / OK and the display is now
in the 2x mode. Once an image is enlarged you can scroll around inside of it using
the four navigation buttons.
Pressing the Menu button and navigating down to the Thumbnail icon, then OK takes
you from full screen to index mode which displays up to nine images at once with the
frame number in the corner.
SET-UP MENUAccess the Set-up Menu by rotating the mode dial on top of the camera
Language - Choose from one of 5 Languages
Format - Format the CF card
Auto Off - Choose from 5, 10, 15 Minute or No Auto Off
Date / Time - Set Date and Time
Beep - On / Off
Self Timer - Allows setting the Self Timer to 5, 10, 15
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