Sony Mavica CD500 Review
Playback Modes & Menu Options
A typical playback screen. Icons shown for battery condition
(both graphical and time left in minutes), image size and quality, picture number / total
number of pictures with a graphic displaying remaining disc space. Across the bottom is the
folder name, image file number and time and date.
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.
Playback index mode, nine thumbnail size images are displayed per page. You can quickly
search through the stored images and display one fullscreen.
While in Index mode you can call up two pages of image information, the first screen displays the aperture, shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO speed.
The second information screen displays the metering, flash mode and the white
The 640 x 480 HQ VX movies playback fullscreen, the 160 x 112 standard mode
movies playback in smaller windows. Audio will be replayed through the builtin speaker.
Play mode menu options:
Protect - Protect/unprotect image
DPOF - embed DPOF printing information
Slide - start slideshow, set interval time
Resize - Resize to copy image (5M, 3.1M, 1.2M, VGA)
Rotate - Rotate portrait mode images
The Resize Image option allows you to make smaller images in-camera for email or
SETUP Menu Screens
Camera 1 Select the mode for the Movie position of the mode dial (MPEG movie, Clip Motion or MultiBurst), AF Mode (Single, Monitor, Continuous), Smart Zoom (On,Off), Date/Time stamping, RedEye Reduction (On,Off) and Hologram AF (Auto or Off).
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