Sony DSC-T5 Review
Playback Mode Screens & Menus
Playback screen has icons for battery condition, protected image, DPOF printing, image
size, picture number / total number of pictures. Across the bottom is the folder name,
image file number and time and date.
Pressing the Monitor button toggles the display of the exposure compensation, ISO speed,
flash mode, aperture, shutter speed and the histogram graph. Press it again to clear all
of the overlay information for slideshow playback on the TV screen.
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.
Press the telephoto wide angle button to enter index mode, nine thumbnail size
images are displayed per page. You can quickly search through the stored images and
display one full screen.
Still image playback mode options:
Protect - Protect/unprotect images from accidental erasure
DPOF - Attach DPOF printing information to image(s)
Print - PictBridge USB direct printing (see next frame)
Slide - Start slideshow, set interval time between images
Resize - Resize image to 5M, 3M, 1M or VGA resolution
Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images for TV display
Divide - Divide MPEG movie clips
Setup - Enter the Setup menu
The DSC-T5 can be connected directly to the Sony DPP-EX50 Picture Station photo
printer (or any PictBridge comatible printer.) This
is a personal 4 x 6" dye sublimation printer that makes photo-quality prints with the
same permanence as regular film photos. (Note: Sony W1 camera shown here)
Plug the regular USB cable into any PictBridge compatible printer and you can make photo prints
without need of a computer. Here are the screens shown during a PictBridge printing
The Resize option lets you create a smaller image when needed. A 5-megapixel image
can be down-sized to 3M, 1M or VGA size.
The Rotate option lets you rotate portrait mode images for correct playback on the
LCD or TV screen.
Movies are played back full-screen, audio is replayed through the speaker.
The Divide option allows you to edit the length of movie clips.
Digital Zoom - Enable or disable the Smart or Precision digital zoom
Date/Time - Enable date or time+date stamping on the image
Red Eye Reduction - Enable/disable the flash Red-Eye mode
AF Illuminator - Autofocus assist lamp: Auto or Off
Auto Review - On, Off (auto review after capture)
Enlarged Icon - Momentarily displays large icon when changing options
Format - Format the Memory Stick
CreateREC.Folder - Create a new folder for storing images
ChangeREC.Folder - Select a different folder
LCD Backlight - Bright, Normal or Dark
Beep - Camera "beep" sounds: Shutter, On, Off
Language - Menu language
File Number - SERIES (sequential auto number images) or RESET
USB Connect - PictBridge, PTP, Mass Storage, Auto
Video Out - NTSC or PAL signal timing
Clock Set - Set the internal clock
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