PW460t
Digital Camera
Quick Start Guide
For more details about the camera operation and troubleshooting, please read the
User Manual located on the CDROM disc included with your camera or visit
http://www.hp.com/support and download it for the camera support page.
Getting Started
Attach the Camera Strap
To reduce the risk of dropping the camera, it is strongly
recommended to attach and use the provided camera strap
Inserting the Battery
Follow these instructions to insert the rechargeable battery into the battery/memory card
compartment.
111 If the battery is already installed, make sure to
power off the camera before removing and inserting
recharged or new batteries.
222 Open the battery/memory card compartment at the
bottom of the camera.
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333 Insert the battery into the compartment with
correct orientation as illustrated.
444 Close and lock the battery/memory card compartment
Inserting an SD/SDHC Memory Card
It is highly recommended that the camera storage is expanded by inserting a SD or
SDHC memory card. These memory cards are available at most consumer store and
online locations.
111 Make sure to power off the camera before proceeding.
Inserting the memory card while powered on may damage
the card and camera.
222 Open the Battery/memory card compartment at the
bottom of the camera.
333 Insert the SD/SDHC card into the memory card slot with
the metallic connectors facing the front side of the camera as
illustrated below.
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444 Push the SD/SDHC card into the memory slot until it clicks into place. If the card does
not click into place, repeat the previous step to ensure proper orientation.
555 Close the Battery/memory card compartment.
- To remove the SD/SDHC card
111 Make sure to power off the camera before proceeding.
Removing the memory card while powered on may damage
the card and camera.
222 Open the battery/memory card compartment.
333 Gently push the card until it clicks and pushes our of
position.
444 Carefully pull out the card.
Charging the Battery
The battery that comes along with your package is not fully charged. You need to charge
the battery before using the camera.
111 Insert the battery into the battery charger as shown.
222 Connect the power cord to the battery charger.
333 Plug the power cord to the main outlet.
The battery charging time is 2 hours.
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Camera Views
Front View
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3
111 Flash
222 Microphone
4
333 Self-timer LED / Assist Lamp
444 Lens
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Back View
5
6
555 LCD monitor
666 LED indicator
777 Playback Button
7
4
Top View
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10
8
9
888 Stabilizer button
999 Power button
1111Shutter button
1111Zoom Button
Bottom View
1111Tripod screw hole
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1111Battery / Memory compartment
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15
1111Speaker
1111USB / TV Out
Left/Right View
1111Strap ring
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Initial Settings
When you turn on your camera for the first time, you will be asked to do the initial
settings of your camera. First is the setup of language menu. Specify in which language
menus and messages are to be displayed on the LCD monitor.
Setting the Language
Specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the LCD monitor
111 Tap
or
to turn pages.
222 Tap the desired language button and apply.
Setting the Date & Time
111 Tap the screen to select Year/Month/Date or Hour/Minute.
222 Tap
or
to change the value for the date and time.
333 Tap to apply.
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Modes
Your camera has two modes:
Record Mode
• This is the default mode while you turn on the camera every time. You are able to
take photos and record videos/audio clips in this mode.
Playback Mode
• Press the Playback button
after the camera is turned on to view and edit
captured images or playback videos and audio clips. The recording of voice memo
attached to images is available in this mode.
Record mode
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Using the Touch Screen
The touch screen shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as
the visual image of your image or video. It also provides all kinds of touch buttons to
control the settings for the camera. The display on the touch screen is called the On
Screen Display or OSD.
Touch screen Layout
- Photo Mode Screen Layout:
No.
Item
Description
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AF lamp
Indicates AF lamp is enabled.
2
Display focus area settings
Use to frame subject to capture.
3
Zoom indicator
Displays zoom type and level.
4
Shots remaining
Indicates the remaining shots available.
5
Battery
Indicates approximate battery level.
6
Storage media
Indicates current storage media in use.
Options are Internal memory and SD/SDHC memory card.
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7
Shake warning
Indicates that the camera is moving too much that may result
in image blur. Use of a tripod or steady hand may be required
8
Touch button – AF area/Face tracking
Tap to display the AF area/face tracking popup menu.
9
Touch button - Display
Tap to switch the display mode of the LCD monitor.
10
Image Stabilizer
Indicates if the image stabilizer function is enabled.
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Resolution
Displays photo resolution settings.
12
Quality
Displays quality settings.
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Sharpness
Displays sharpness settings.
14
Metering
Displays metering settings.
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White balance
Displays white balance settings.
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Contrast
Displays contrast settings.
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Saturation
Displays saturation settings.
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Exposure
Displays exposure settings.
19
ISO
Displays ISO settings.
20
Shutter speed
Displays shutter speed settings.
21
Aperture value
Displays aperture settings.
22
Touch button - Menu
Tap to launch record menu
23
Touch button - Macro
Tap to display the macro popup menu.
24
Touch button - Self-timer/Burst
Tap to display the self-timer/burst popup menu.
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AEB
Indicates AEB function is enabled
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Touch button - Flash
Tap to popup the flash menu.
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Touch button - Record mode
Tap to launch the scene mode menu.
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Playback Mode Screen Layout
The Playback mode display varies depending on the type of image being viewed.
- Playback mode display of still images:
No.
Item
Description
1
File no./Total no.
Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the
internal memory or SD/SDHC memory card.
2
Battery
Indicates approximate battery level.
3
Storage media
Indicates current storage memory. Options are internal camera
memory or SD/SDHC memory card.
4
Touch button - Next file
Tap to view the next file.
5
Touch button - Display
Tap to switch the display mode of the LCD monitor.
6
Aperture value
Displays aperture value of the image.
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Shutter speed
Displays shutter speed setting of the image
8
Flash
Displays flash setting of the image.
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White balance
Displays white balance setting of the image.
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10
ISO
Displays ISO setting of the image.
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Exposure
Displays exposure setting of the image.
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Folder/Filename
Indicate the location/filename of the image
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Date & Time
Displays the recorded date & time of the image.
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DPOF
Indicates the file is marked for printing.
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Resolution
Displays the photo resolution setting at the time it was taken.
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Touch button - Menu
Tap to launch playback menu.
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Voice memo
Tap to record an attached voice memo for the image.
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Touch button - Previous file
Tap to view the previous file.
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Protect
Indicates file is protected.
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Playback mode
Indicates playback mode.
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Taking Photos
This camera is designed to make the experience of taking photos simple and quick. It’s
Auto mode feature will optimise the internal settings so that in most situations, it can
take photos with ease. This camera also has additional modes and features that extend
the capabilities for the more experienced user.
111 Power on the camera by pressing the Power
button
.
222 Frame the shot using the focus bracket on the
LCD monitor. See illustration on the right.
333 Lightly pressing the Shutter button
down to the halfway position will start the automatic
focus and adjustments to the exposure level.
When the camera has successfully completed this
automatic routine, the focus bracket will turn green.
If the automatic focus and exposure routine is not
successful, the bracket will turn red. If this occurs,
simply release the shutter and repeat this step until
the bracket turns green. In some situations, lighting
and contrast may be insufficient for the camera to
successfully complete the auto focus and exposure
level routine. If this occurs, try better lighting.
444 Pressing the Shutter button
down fully will take the photo. If you take the
photo when the bracket is red, the focus and exposure may not be correct.
If the shake warning icon
appears, hold the camera steadily, with your arms at your
side or use a tripod to stabilize the camera to reduce the risk of blurred photos.
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Setting the Scene Mode
By simply selecting one of the following 30 modes, you can capture the image with the
most appropriate settings.
111 From the Record MENU button
Record mode button
222 Use the
and
, tap to select Scene Mode. Or, tap onscreen
(red color) to enter scene mode.
to move through the selections.
333 The highlighted scene mode will either have text that describes the benefits of the
mode or have a sidebysidephoto comparison that illustrates the benefits. The photo on
the left is a typical auto mode result and the photo on the right illustrates the benefit of
selecting that scene mode. It is important to note that by selecting a particular scene mode
(other that Auto) will take the camera out of it’s normal automatic settings capabilities and
therefore optimise various settings that match a specific scene.
444 Press the
to save and activate the selected scene mode.
555 It is important to return the camera to the Auto mode when finished shooting specifics
conditions. This will reduce the risk of taking a bad photo in normal situations. If the
camera is powered off and then powered on, it will return to Auto scene mode be default.
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Playback
You can playback the still images, videos and audio clips on the LCD monitor.
File Navigation
There are 4 playback modes for file navigation in this camera:
• Single navigation
• Photo Steam
• Thumbnail
• Calendar
Viewing in Single Navigation Mode
The single navigation mode displays the image one by one on the LCD monitor. To view
images/videos/audio clips, follow the steps below:
111 Press the Playback button
on the camera.
222 The LCD monitor displays an image. To understand the icons and other information on
the screen
Still Image
Movie
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Audio Clip
333 Tap the
or
onscreen buttons to view next/previous image/video/audio.
444 To play a movie or audio clip, tap the onscreen Play button
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Delete
The Delete function allows to remove unwanted files in the internal memory or on the
memory card. Protected files cannot be erased, to delete, unprotect the file first.
- To delete a photo/video/audio clip:
111 Set the camera to Playback mode and locate the desired image by single navigation or
photo stream mode.
222 Tap the onscreen MENU button
to launch playback menu and tap Delete. Or,
tap the onscreen
button from photo steam mode.
- Available settings are as follow:
•Single. Select one file to delete.
•Voice Only. Delete the attached voice memo
only, not voice clips. The image is still retained in
the memory.
•Multi. Select multiple files to delete at the
same time.
•All. Delete all files.
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Using the Setup Menu
You can access the Setup menu whether you are in Record or Playback mode.
The Setup menu allows you to configure general camera settings.
- To go to Setup Menu:
111 Tap the onscreen Menu button
to launch the Record/Playback Menu.
222 Tap the tab button to launch Setup menu.
333 Tap
or
to turn pages.
444 Tap the desired option button to enter submenu.
555 Configure the settings in the submenu.
666 Press the onscreen
777 Tap the
or
button to save and apply changed settings.
button to exit the menu or return main menu anytime.
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Getting Help
Should you have a technical support question or your HP Digital Camera require
service within the warranty period, please contact the original point of purchase
or an authorized HP reseller in your country. If service is not available at those
locations, please contact an HP Branded Product warranty agent from the support
contact list provided below. A service agent will work with you to troubleshoot
your issue and if necessary, issue a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number
in order to replace your HP Branded Product. For warranty claims, you will be
required to provide a copy of your original dated sales receipt as proof of purchase
and the issued RMA number. You will be responsible for shipping charges when
shipping the product to the service center. The service agent will provide you
with an address and you will also be responsible for any shipping charges to the
warranty service center. Once your product is received by this service center, a
replacement unit will be shipped back to you typically within 5 business days.
Contact/phone Support:
Language
Contact/phone Support:
simp.chinese@hpodd.com
Chinese
trad.chinese@hpodd.com
Japanese
nippon@hpodd.com
Korean
korean@hpodd.com
Deutsch
deutsch@hpodd.com
English
english@hpodd.com
Español
espanol@hpodd.com
Français
francais@hpodd.com
Italiano
italiano@hpodd.com
Nederlandsk
hollands@hpodd.com
Português
portugues@hpodd.com
Svenska
svensk@hpodd.com
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Contact/phone Support:
Country
Language
Number
België
Nederlandsk/ Deutsch
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Deutschland
Deutsch
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España
Español
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France
Français
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Ireland
English
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Italia
Italiano
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Nederland
Nederlandsk
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Schweiz
Deutsch/ Français/ Italiano
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UK
English
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United States
English
1.866.694.7633
Canada
English and French
Europe Region (EMEA)
North America
Country
México
Language
Español
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City
Number
Mexico City
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