Sony DSC-P2 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-P2



Playback Mode Screens & Menus



Sony DSC-P2

Playback screen has icons for battery condition, image size, picture number / total number of pictures. Across the bottom is the folder name, image file number and time and date.



Sony DSC-P2

While viewing a picture fullscreen you can toggle the telephoto zoom control and zoom-in to the image in multiple steps up to 5x. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of the image using the 4-way selector.



Sony DSC-P2

Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen.



Sony DSC-P2

While in Index mode you can call up two pages of image information, the first screen displays the aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO speed.



Sony DSC-P2

The second information screen displays the metering and flash mode and the white balance setting.



Sony DSC-P2

The 320x240 HQX MPEG movies playback fullscreen on the color LCD. The audio portion is heard through the camera's builtin speaker, the volume can be controlled with the 4-way selector switch. During playback you can access the Menu to edit the length of a movie clip.



Sony DSC-P2

Still image playback mode options:

    DELETE - Erase images from Memory Stick

    PROTECT - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure

    PRINT - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)

    SLIDE - Start slideshow, set interval time between images



Sony DSC-P2

Still image playback options page 2:

    RESIZE - Resize image to 1600x1200, 1280x960, 640x480

    ROTATE - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display

    DIVIDE - Divide MPEG movie clips





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