Olympus E-30 Review
Custom Functions contd...
Custom Menu 2
Custom menu 2 is what we'd normally see referred to as the 'setup' menu; here you'll find menus for a range of camera (rather than shooting) options, including basics such as date/time and video output format. Why Olympus chose to lump so many options into menu 1 that could be here is inexplicable (how often do you change the print dpi, USB mode or back light timer, for example?).
|Option||Values / Actions||Notes|
|Date / Time|| • Date
• Date Format
|CF / xD|| • CF
|Select which media to store images (if two cards inserted)|
|Edit File Name||Add up to a 2-digit prefix to image names. One preset per color space.|
|LCD Adjust|| • Brightness -7 to +7
• Color temp -7 to +7
|Adjust brightness and color balance of the LCD|
|Language||Selects menu language. Varies depending on market. Additional languages can be added with Olympus Master software.|
|Video Out|| • NTSC
|Record View|| • Off
• Auto playback
• 1 - 20 sec
|Amount of time record review is displayed. Auto playback then moves to playback mode - allowing deletion.|
|Pixel Mapping||• Start||Automatically senses 'dead pixels' and maps them out by averaging colour values from surrounding pixels (another fairly unique feature).|
|Firmware||• Show||Displays lens and body firmware|
- 19 Features
- 20 Software
- 21 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 22 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 23 Photographic tests (Noise)
- 24 Photographic tests (Dynamic Range)
- 25 Photographic tests
- 26 Compared to...
- 27 Compared to...(JPEG)
- 28 Compared to...(JPEG)
- 29 Compared to...(JPEG)
- 30 Compared to...(JPEG)
- 31 Compared to...(RAW)
- 32 Compared to...(High ISO)
- 33 Compared to...(Resolution)
- 34 Conclusion
- 35 Samples
|Blue and yellow in water by fireplace33|
from Ink and water
|Kylmä joki kopio by Kaappo|
from Shutter speed 1/25 or slower
|WR_2.8_13 copy copy by photoprof|
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