Sony DSC-R1 Review

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Playback Mode Screens & Menus

(All screens can be displayed on the LCD or EVF)

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-R1

Pressing the Monitor button toggles the display of the white balance, flash mode, ISO speed, exposure compensation, aperture, shutter speed and the RGB histogram graph. Press it again to clear all of the overlay information for playback on the TV screen.

Sony DSC-R1

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-R1

Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen. As you can see, the RAW images are marked with a "RAW" icon in the upper right corner.

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Playback Menu options:

    Folder - Change the current image folder
    Protect - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure
    DPOF - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)
    Print - Print All In This Folder, DPOF image, Select, or This image
    Slide - Start slideshow, set interval time between images
    Resize - Resize image to 10M, 5M, 3M or 1M
    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display
    Setup - Enter the SETUP menu, see below

Sony DSC-R1

SETUP menu - CAMERA 1 and 2:

    AF Mode - Single, Monitor, Continuous
    Digital Zoom - Choose from Precision or Smart zoom
    Power Save - Turn off displays: Off, 20s, 1m, 3m, 10m
    Date/Time - Enable date or time+date stamping on the image
    AF Illuminator - Auto or Off
    Auto Review - On/Off, view image immediately after capture
    Expanded Focus - Enlarges center during manual focus for easier viewing
    Flash Sync - Front or Rear curtain
    Flash - Internal, External
    Pop-up Flash - Auto or Manual
    Flicker Reduction - Fluorescent flicker in viewfinder: Auto, 50 or 60 cycles
    Grid Line - Viewfinder guide lines: On or Off

Sony DSC-R1

SETUP menu - Memory Stick and Setup 1 and 2:

    Format - Format the memory card (Memory Stick or CF)
    Create Rec. Folder - Creates the folder in which captured images will be stored
    Change Rec. Folder - Allows you to change from created folders
    LCD Backlight - Bright, Normal, Dark
    EVF Backlight - Bright, Normal, Dark
    Beep - Camera "beep" sounds: Shutter, On, Off
    Zebra - Viewfinder displays diagonal stripes in over-exposed areas
    Language - Set the Menu language
    File Number - SERIES (sequential auto number) or RESET
    USB Connect - USB protocol: PTP, Normal, or PictBridge
    Video Out - NTSC or PAL signal timing
    Clock Set - Set the internal clock

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