Olympus Stylus Digital 400 Review

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Olympus Stylus Digital 400

Playback Modes & Screens

Typical playback image with minimal information enabled.

Olympus Stylus Digital 400

Typical playback image with the Info option enabled which displays the image quality (SHQ), image size (2272x1704), exposure compensation (0.0), white balance (Auto), date and time of capture and the folder name and file number on the bottom.

Olympus Stylus Digital 400

Press the wide angle zoom button to enter the Index playback mode. Depending on the menu setting, the index is 4, 9 or 16 images per page.

Olympus Stylus Digital 400

The playback image can be magnified in six steps from 1.5x to 4.0x in 0.5x increments. Press the telephoto zoom button to enlarge and the wide angle button to shrink.

Olympus Stylus Digital 400

The Play mode menu has four sections; Play, Edit, Card and Setup.


    Protect - Protect against deletion, On or Off

    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode pictures 90° clockwise or counter clockwise

    DPOF - Print Order Format, set current image or all images for printing

    Black&White - Turn color image into B&W

    Sepia - Turn color image into Sepia tone

    Trim - Crop and create smaller 640x480 or 320x240 image

    Setup - Erase ALL or Format the xD-Picture Card
    All Reset - OFF = current settings remembered from power off to power on.
    ON = all settings are reset to default.

    Menu Language - Japanese, English, French, German

    Camera Sounds - Enable or disable camera beeps

    Monitor Brightness - Adjust LCD backlight

    Set Clock - Set time and or date

    Video Out - Video out signal - NTSC or PAL format

    Index - Select 4, 9 or 16 images per page in Index mode

Olympus Stylus Digital 400

Movie clips can be played back on the camera's LCD or via a television set by connecting the Video cable. There is no sound because there is none recorded.

Olympus Stylus Digital 400

The menu in movie mode lets you play the movie clip normally or frame by frame. The Index option lets you grab nine frames from the movie clip and saves them as a new 1024x768 still image.

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