Toshiba PDR-M81 Review

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Toshiba PDR-M81





Toshiba PDR-M81


The last picture captured is displayed full screen when you turn the Mode Dial to the Play position. The amount of overlay information is controlled by the DISP/I button asshown in the next couple of frames.




Toshiba PDR-M81

Pressing the DISP/I button brings up the exposure information including the image size, quality, shutter speed, aperture, exposure compensation, ISO speed, flash mode and file size.




Toshiba PDR-M81

Pressing the DISP/I button again brings up the histogram screen to show the dynamic range captured in the image.




Toshiba PDR-M81

Pressing the center of the 4-way jog switch enables the thumbnail index mode. You can quickly search through your stored images and select one for full screen playback.




Toshiba PDR-M81

You can enlarge the image by pressing the zoom control to the telephoto position. Once the image is magnified you can then scroll around inside of it. This is good for checking critical focus, color or composition on the small color LCD screen.




Toshiba PDR-M81

Pressing the MENU button while in Play mode brings up this screen of options. You can start a slideshow, resize images or resave them with a lower quality level. Protect them from accidental erasure or copy them between SM cards using the camera's internal buffer memory. The DPOF option let you mark pictures for printing with DPOF-compatible printers. The LCD option lets you control the brightness of the screen.




Toshiba PDR-M81

Movie clips can be played back full screen with the running time displayed and the audio output to the camera's built in speaker, the zoom control now acts as the volume control.








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