Toshiba PDR-T30 Review
By Movable Type Admin
Record & Playback Features & Menus
The LCD screens that you see in this review had to be photographed as there is no video out-
port that we normally use to capture the displays with. LCD monitors on any camera
were never designed with enough resolution to be photographed. So we hope you understand why
these screen captures are not up to standard with our usual high-res direct output method.
At the bottom of the frame are three touch screen icons (left to right):
Flash control: Auto, forced flash, no flash (shown) and auto red-eye reduction are the options.
Self Timer control: Off, 2 or 10 second delay.
Along the left, off the display area, are three more touch screen icons:
Pressing the MENU button while in Record brings up these options:
White Balance - Auto, Sun, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Incandescent
Color - Recording Color mode: Color, Black & White or Sepia
Picture Quality - High (2048 x 1536, low compression), Standard (2048 x 1536, standard compression), Economy (1024x768, standard compression), VGA (640x480, standard compression)
ISO - 100, 200, or 400
LCD Brightness - slider scale w/ 5 steps up or down
Setup - Auto power off(1, 3 or 5 min's), Sound(on/off), Date Setting, Language
Pressing the Menu button while in Play brings up these options:
Paint - allows drawing on or filling in an area of an image with various colors
Information - superimposes following info over images while browsing in play: Date, Time, Image size, File Size, Strobe(on/off), ISO
Protect - lock image(s) from deletion
DPOF - Set print quantity for DPOF printing
LCD Brightness - darker, normal, brighter
Setup - same as Setup on Record Menu(above)
Touching the checker board icon toggles to the Index displaying 6 images at a time. You can
quickly search through your stored images by touching the navigation arrows and by touching a
thumbnail image you can view it in full screen mode. Deleting a highlighted image is
accomplished by touching the 'garbage can' icon followed by a confirmation screen.
You can enlarge the image up to 3.2x(depending on image size it was recorded in) by pressing the 'magnifying glass' icon to the right in the playback screen. Once the image is magnified you can then scroll around inside of it using the 4 way navigation control. This is good for checking focus, color or composition on the small LCD screen.
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