Nikon Coolpix 3100 Review
Playback Modes & Screens
The Playback screen displays the time and date of capture, the folder name and
filename. The icon in the middle on the left indicates that this image is marked for
Auto Transfer. On the bottom is the image quality/size and the image # / total # of
images on the CF card.
Thumbnail index modes can display 4 or 9 images per page.
The image can be magnified from 1.2x to 6.0x in multiple steps, once enlarged you can
scroll around inside of it using the 4-way controller.
Playback menu has options for Print set (DPOF) printing information, automated slideshow,
image Delete, image Protect and Auto Transfer.
The Picture Enhance menu lets you apply a Halo filter, Monochrome filter or Sepia filter
for color effects. The Small Picture option creates a smaller image for email or web
use, select from 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120 size. The Photo Trim option lets you
crop out a smaller section of an image. These operations prompt you to create
a new image or overwrite the original.
QuickTime movies are played back in full screen mode,
playback starts by pressing the Telephoto button, the Wide button stops playback.
Once the movie is playing you control it with the 4-way selector, Down stops it and
Right pauses playback. The bar at the bottom indicates the playback position with
the running time in seconds displayed on the right.
You can edit (trim) the length of the movie clip.
The Set-Up menu options:
Welcome screen - Change the image used in the powerup screen
Language - Menu language: German, English, French, Japanese, Spanish
Date - Set the internal time and date
Brightness - Adjust the color LCD brightness
Volume - Camera beep sounds
Auto Off - Sleep delay time: 30s, 1m, 5m, 30m
CF Card format - Format the CF card
USB - Select the USB protocol: PTP or Mass Storage
Video Mode - Video output format: NTSC or PAL
Reset All - Reset all settings to default
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