Nikon Coolpix 4200 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. A voice memo can be recorded by depressing the shutter button.
On the bottom is the image quality/size and the image # / total # of
images on the SD card or internal memory.
Pressing the button in the center of the 4-way controller brings up this screen of
image exposure data including the histogram.
Thumbnail index mode (Wide zoom button) displays 4 or 9 images per page.
The image can be magnified from 1.2x to 6.0x in 0.2x 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, Auto Transfer, Small pic and Copy.
The Small Picture option creates a smaller image for email or web
use, select from 640x480, 320x240 or 160x120 size.
The Photo Trim option works in conjunction with playback zoom, allowing you to
crop out a smaller section of an image and save it as a new image.
Audio memos attached to images can be played back on the camera speaker.
QuickTime movies are played back in full screen mode,
playback starts by pressing the 4-way controller's center button.
During playback, the 4-way controller's left and right buttons are used to select
the playback controls displayed at the top
of the LCD; pressing the center button performs the selected action. The bar at the bottom indicates the playback position with
the running time in seconds displayed on the right.
Set-Up menu options:
Welcome screen - Change the image used in the power up screen
Date - Set the internal time and date
Monitor settings - Show/hide info, Framing grid, Monitor off
Date imprint - Records date, or date & time onto image
Brightness - Adjust the color LCD brightness
Sound settings - Camera sounds for buttons, shutter, start-up
Auto Off - Sleep delay time: 30s, 1m, 5m, 30m
Format memory/card - Format internal memory or SD card
Language - Menu language: German, English, French, Japanese, Spanish,
Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Chinese, Korean
USB - Select the USB protocol: PTP or Mass Storage
Video Mode - Video output format: NTSC or PAL
Reset All - Reset all settings to default
Firmware version - Display the camera's internal software version
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