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Record (Still) menu

Pushing the 4-way controller upwards displays the record menu bar, this is displayed over the live preview image (black background used here for clarity).

Navigation of the menu system is carried out using the same 4-way controller, pressing the whole controller acts as an "OK" button.

Each menu option is detailed below


Setup Menu Option
 
Sub-Menu Action / Options
SELF TIMER

Toggles self timer on and off, when self timer is active front LED will flash for 10 seconds before shot is taken.

EFFECT P. EFFECT Select image after effect filter:
• Solarize
• B&W
• Sepia
• Negative Art
DATE / TIME Enable overlay of date & time information on images
• Day & Time
• Date
• Off
FILE FORMAT Formats Memory Stick
• Ok
• Cancel
POS. SENSOR Controls the use of the built-in orientation sensor
• On (only works for in-camera playback)
• Off
FILE NUMBER Controls if file name numbering is reset each time Memory Stick is removed
• Series
• Normal
IMAGE SIZE Selection of output image size
• 2048 x 1536
• 2048 [3:2] (2048 x 1360)
• 1600 x 1200
• 1280 x 960
• 640 x 480
REC MODE Controls the output image format
• TIFF
• TEXT (2-colour B&W GIF)
• VOICE (each image has voice annotation attached)
• E-MAIL (a 320 x 240 duplicate image is created)
• NORMAL
CAMERA CONVERSION Locks controls for use with Sony conversion lens
• On
• Off
DIGITAL ZOOM Enables or disables digital zoom (past full optical zoom)
• On
• Off
SHARPNESS Controls cameras internal sharpening algorithm
• +2, +1, 0, -1, -2
WHITE BALANCE Sets White balance setting
• Indoor
• Outdoor
• Hold (locks white balance to current auto setting)
• Auto
FLASH LEVEL Controls flash output level
• High
• Normal
• Low
EXPOSURE Sets exposure compensation
• +2.0 EV to -2.0 EV in 0.3 EV steps
SETUP VIDEO OUT Sets video output format (requires a reset after change)
• NTSC
• PAL
LANGUAGE Menu language
• English
• Japanese
CLOCK SET Set the internal clock and date format (Y/M/D, M/D/Y, D/M/Y)
BEEP Enable the camera beep sound
• Shutter (only on shutter release)
• On
• Off
LCD BRIGHT Set LCD brightness
• 36 possible levels

Comments: Useful range of control over the camera settings, I'd have liked to have seen more white balance options, having said that the Auto white balance on the S70 is fairly accurate.


Play menu

Pushing the 4-way controller upwards displays the play menu bar, this is displayed over the review image (black background used here for clarity).

Navigation of the menu system is carried out using the same 4-way controller, pressing the whole controller acts as an "OK" button.

Each menu option is detailed below


Setup Menu Option
 
Sub-Menu Action / Options
INDEX
 
Enters thumbnail display mode (3 x 2 thumbnails)
DELETE
 

Deletes currently selected image
• Ok
• Cancel

FILE FORMAT Formats Memory Stick
• Ok
• Cancel
ROTATE Rotate image clockwise or anti-clockwise 90 degrees at a time.
SLIDE SHOW Start Slideshow
• Interval: 3s, 5s, 10s, 30s, 1min
• Repeat: On, Off
• Start
• Cancel
PRINT MARK Marks current image for printing (with compatible DPOF print application / printer)
• On
• Off
PROTECT Marks current image as read only
• On
• Off
TOOL COPY Copy current image from one Memory Stick to another
• Ok (loads image into internal buffer for copying)
• Cancel
RESIZE Performs internal resizing of current image to any of the preset image sizes (below). Creates a new image.
• 2048 x 1536
• 1600 x 1200
• 1280 x 960
• 640 x 480
• Cancel
SETUP VIDEO OUT Sets video output format (requires a reset after change)
• NTSC
• PAL
LANGUAGE Menu language
• English
• Japanese
CLOCK SET Set the internal clock and date format (Y/M/D, M/D/Y, D/M/Y)
BEEP Enable the camera beep sound
• Shutter (only on shutter release)
• On
• Off
LCD BRIGHT Set LCD brightness
• 36 possible levels
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