Minolta DiMAGE S404 Review
Rear of camera controls
On the rear (right) of the camera are several more controls which are positioned to be within reach of your thumb when gripping the camera with your right hand.
Record mode: Up / Down - Zoom in and out. Center button - press and hold for more than one second to switch from wide-focus mode to AF area selection, use the controller to select one of five focus positions (two vertical, two horizontal, one center).
Play mode: Press left / right to browse forwards and backwards through images taken, press up for exposure information overlay.
Menus: Navigate through menus, select menu options.
|QV /||Quick View / Delete
Record mode: Enter a 'mini-play-mode', displays the last image taken, you can scroll between images by pressing the 4-way controller left and right, you can also display exposure information by pushing the 4-way controller up. Pressing the button again with an image displayed gives you the option to delete it. You can not magnify the image in this mode.
Play mode: Delete current image, requires confirmation (4-way controller left, press 4-way controller in).
LCD Information Overlay
|Compact Flash compartment open
Pushing this small lever downwards opens the Compact Flash compartment, the door is spring loaded and opens fully on its own.