Sony DSC-S85

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Sony DSC-S85

Playback Modes & Menu Options




Sony DSC-S85

A typical playback screen as viewed on the color LCD. Icons shown for battery condition (both graphical and time left in minutes), image size and quality, picture number / total number of pictures. Across the bottom is the folder name, image file number and time and date.



Sony DSC-S85

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-S85

Playback index mode is enabled by pressing the zoom control lever to the wideangle position, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen.



Sony DSC-S85

Pressing the zoom wideangle button a second time toggles the information mode to display detailed exposure information about each picture. The first page shows the aperture, shutter speed and exposure compensation.



Sony DSC-S85

Pressing the down button brings up the second page of exposure information with the ISO value, metering mode, flash and white balance settings.



Sony DSC-S85

Play mode menu options:

    DELETE - Erase image

    PROTECT - Protect/unprotect image

    PRINT - embed DPOF printing information

    SLIDE - start slideshow, set interval time

    COPY - Copy images

    RESIZE - Resize image (2048x1536, 1600x1200, 1024x768, 640x480)

    ROTATE - Rotate portrait mode images

    DIVIDE - Divide MPEG moview clips





Sony DSC-S85

The 320x240HQ movies have a limitation of 15 seconds in duration but they playback fullscreen on the LCD or TV.



Sony DSC-S85

The length of the 320x240 and 160x120 size MPEG movies are limited only by the amount of space available on the Memory Stick. They playback inside of a smaller window and are not fullscreen like the 320HQ movies.



Sony DSC-S85

The SETUP menu screens:

CAMERA

    SCENE SELECTION - Select the exposure mode for the SCN position of the mode dial, options are Twilight, Landscape or Portrait

    MOVING IMAGE - Select the exposure mode for the Movie position of the mode dial, options are MPEG movie or ClipMotion

    DATE/TIME - Enable date or date and time stamping on the image

    DIGITAL ZOOM - Enable or disable digital zoom option

    BRACKET STEP - Exposure bracketing step value +/-0.3, 0.7 or 1.0EV

    RED EYE REDUCTION - Enable or disable redeye reduction flash mode

    AF ILLUMINATOR - Enable or disable the focus assist lamp



Sony DSC-S85

SETUP 1

    FORMAT - Format the Memory Stick

    FILE NUMBER - Sequential numbering of images or reset with each new Memory Stick

    CONVERSION - On if using a conversion lens, otherwise Off

    LANGUAGE - Japanese or English

    CLOCK SET - Set the date and time in camera memory



Sony DSC-S85

SETUP 2

    LCD BRIGHTNESS - Bright, Normal, Dark

    LCD BACKLIGHT - Bright, Normal

    BEEP - Beep noise for Shutter, On for shutter and buttons or Off

    VIDEO OUT - Video output signal format, NTSC or PAL

    USB CONNECT - PTP or Normal






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