Sony DSC-S600 Review

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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S600

Playback Mode Screens & Menus

Note: The S600 is not equipped with a video-out port. As a result, our screen captures are not up to our usual high standards.

Playback screen has icons for battery condition, image size, picture number / total number of pictures. Across the bottom is the folder name, image file number and time and date.

Sony DSC-S600

Pressing the Monitor button toggles the display of the exposure compensation, aperture, shutter speed, flash and white balance settings. Press it again to clear all of the overlay information. There's no video-out port, so images can not be played back on a TV screen.

Sony DSC-S600

While viewing a picture fullscreen you can toggle the telephoto zoom control and zoom-in to the image in multiple steps up to 5x. Once magnified you can scroll around inside of the image using the 4-way selector.

Sony DSC-S600

Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and display one full screen.

Sony DSC-S600

Movie clip playback screen, audio is replayed through built in speaker.

Sony DSC-S600

You can also Divide a movie in playback. This allows you take a larger movie and separate it into two or more smaller ones, which is very useful when wanting to send them via email.

Sony DSC-S600

Still image playback mode options:

    Folder - Change the current image folder

    Protect - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure

    DPOF - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)

    Print - Print All In This Folder, DPOF image, Select, or This image

    Slide - Start slideshow, set interval time between images

    Resize - Resize image to 5.0M, 3.1M, 1.2M or VGA

    Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display

    Divide - Divide MPEG movie clips

Sony DSC-S600

Images can be resized to smaller resolutions.

Sony DSC-S600

SETUP options - CAMERA:

    AF Mode - Single, Monitor

    Digital Zoom - Choose from Precision (8x) or Smart zoom

    Red Eye Reduction - Enable/disable the flash Red-Eye mode

    AF Illuminator - Auto or Off

    Auto Review - On/Off, allows you to view an image immediately after it has been captured

Sony DSC-S600

SETUP options - Memory Stick Tool:

    Format - Format the memory card (Memory Stick or CF Type I)

    Create Rec. Folder - Creates the folder in which captured images will be stored

    Change Rec. Folder - Allows you to change from created folders

    Copy - Copy files between Memory Sticks

Sony DSC-S600

SETUP options - Setup 1:

    Beep - Camera "beep" sounds: Shutter, On, Off

    Language - Set the Menu language

    Initialize - Reset to default

Sony DSC-S600

SETUP options - Setup 2:

    File Number - SERIES (sequential auto number) or RESET

    USB Connect - USB protocol: PTP, Mass Storage, PictBridge or Auto

    Clock Set - Set the internal clock

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