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The Components Guide
Preparations
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Menus and Settings
Printing
Downloading Images
to a Computer
Basic
Camera User Guide
Please Read This First
This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
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The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according
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For information on included items
and items sold separately
System Map
The Components Guide
Preparations
• Charging the battery
• Installing the battery and memory card
• Setting the date, time and language
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Basic Camera User
Guide (This Guide)
• Read this first.
Menus and Settings
Handling precautions, references to
the various shooting and playback
functions
Printing
Advanced Camera
User Guide
Direct Print User
Guide
• Installing the software
• Downloading images to a computer
• Using the software
Basic Camera User
Guide (This Guide)
You may not be able to
achieve the full performance of
this camera with the included
memory card.
ZoomBrowser EX/
ImageBrowser Software
User Guide
• PDF manuals available on
the Canon website.
http://web.canon.jp/
Imaging/information-e.html
Software Starter
Guide
In this guide, the Basic Camera User Guide is called the Basic Guide, and
the Advanced Camera User Guide is called the Advanced Guide. Also,
“battery” refers to the battery pack.
The Components Guide
„ Front View
The Components Guide
Attaching the Wrist Strap
Flash (p. 15)
AF-assist Beam (Advanced Guide p. 23)
Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (Advanced Guide p. 35)
Self-Timer Lamp (p. 17)
Lens
Wrist Strap Mount
It is recommended to use the wrist strap to avoid
dropping the camera during use.
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„ Back View
LCD Monitor (Advanced Guide pp. 12, 14)
Memory Card Slot Cover (p. 7)
Battery Cover (p. 7)
Tripod Socket
DC Coupler Terminal Cover (Advanced Guide p. 133)
Terminal Cover
A/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 101)
COMPONENT OUT Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 101)
DIGITAL Terminal (p. 28)
The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film
for protection against scratches during shipment. If so,
remove the film before using the camera.
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„ Controls
The Components Guide
Shutter Button (p. 11)
(Print/Share) Button (pp. 23, 31, Advanced Guide pp. 67, 68)
Power Button (p. 11)
Power Lamp (blinks when battery charge is low)
Speaker
Microphones (Advanced Guide pp. 39, 89, 90)
DISP. (Display) Button (Advanced Guide p. 12)
MENU Button (p. 22, Advanced Guide p. 22)
Multi Controller (FUNC./SET) (p. 4)
Mode Dial (pp. 11, 12)
Zoom Lever (p. 15, Advanced Guide p. 74)
Shooting:
(Wide Angle)/
(Telephoto)
Playback:
(Index)/
(Magnify)
Movie Button (Advanced Guide pp. 38, 100)
Indicator (p. 5)
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„ Multi Controller
The Multi Controller is used to select and set menus and functions.
Pressing the Multi Controller up, down,
left or right is indicated by “press the
Multi Controller
,
,
or
.”
Pushing the the Multi Controller in is
indicated by “push in the Multi
Controller (FUNC./SET).”
The following items will be displayed when pressing the Multi
Controller
,
,
or
.
(Macro)/
(Infinity) (p. 16)
(Jump)/
(ISO Speed)
(Advanced Guide pp. 65, 77)
(Flash) (p. 15)
(Continuous)/
(Selftimer)/ (Single Image Erase)
(pp. 17, 20, Advanced Guide
p. 36)
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Indicator
The camera indicator blinks red under the following circumstances.
• Image or sound memo recording, or recording a sound with the
sound recorder
• Image reading
• Image erasing
• Image transferring (when connected to a computer or printer)
The Components Guide
Never do the following while an indicator is blinking.
These actions may corrupt image data.
• Shake or jolt the camera.
• Shut off the power or open the memory card slot or
battery covers.
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Preparations
1. Charging the Battery.
Charge the battery before use under the following circumstances.
• When using the battery for the first time.
• When the “Change the battery pack.” message displays.
1. Insert the battery into the battery charger.
2. Plug the battery charger (CB-2LV) into a power outlet, or
attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB-2LVE) and
plug it into a power outlet.
• Battery charger model names and types vary by region.
The charge indicator will light orange while the battery is
charging. It will change to green when the charge is complete.
Charging takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Allign these symbols
Charge Indicator
For CB-2LV
For CB-2LVE
To protect the battery and prolong its life, do not charge it
for longer than 24 hours continuously.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 129).
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2. Installing the Battery.
1. Slide the battery cover and open it ( ,
).
2. Push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow ( ) and
insert the battery until it locks.
To remove the battery, push the battery lock in the direction of
the arrow ( ) and hold it while pulling the battery out.
Battery Lock
3. Close the battery cover.
1. Open the LCD monitor ( ).
2. Slide the memory card slot cover and open it ( ).
3. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place.
4. Close the memory card slot cover.
Preparations
3. Inserting the Memory Card.
Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before
inserting it in the camera. It may damage the camera, or
the camera may not recognize the card, if it is inserted
incorrectly.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Handling the Memory Card (p. 131).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Formatting Memory Cards (p. 28).
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„ To Remove the Memory Card
Use a finger to push the memory card in until you hear a click, then
release it.
You can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards,
MultiMediaCards and MMCplus cards with this camera.
These cards are collectively called memory cards in
this guide.
First Time Settings
„ Opening the LCD Monitor
You can position the LCD monitor in the
following ways.
1. Open the LCD monitor 90 degrees.
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2. The LCD monitor can be rotated 90
degrees towards the front and 180
degrees towards the back.
When rotated 90 degrees towards the front,
the image on the screen will be
automatically flipped and reversed (the
Reverse Display function)
* The Reverse Display function can be set to off.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 12).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Rec. Menu (p. 23).
„ How to Hold the Camera
If the camera moves when shutter button is
pressed, the image will blur. Hold the camera
steady so that it does not move.
Flash
Lens
Speaker
Preparations
Be careful not to block the lens,
flash, microphones or speaker
with your fingers.
Microphones
Always keep the LCD monitor closed with the display
facing the camera body when the camera is not in use.
When you close the LCD monitor and hear a click, the
LCD monitor will automatically turn off.
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„ Setting the Date/Time
1. Press the power button ( )
(p. 11).
2. Press the Multi Controller
or
to select an item and
or
to change its value ( ).
To set the daylight saving
option, select the
icon and
press the Multi Controller
or
to configure the setting.
3. Confirm that the correct time
is displayed and push in the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET)
( ).
The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 22).
• A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera
to save such settings as the date/time. This battery
charges when the main battery is in the camera. When
you purchase the camera, place the main battery in it
for approximately four hours or use AC Adapter Kit
ACK-DC10 (sold separately) to charge the lithium
battery. It will charge even if the camera is turned off.
• The date/time settings may be lost after approximately
three weeks if you remove the main battery. Reset the
date/time settings if this occurs.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the World Clock (p. 19).
„ Setting the Display Language
1. Turn the mode dial to
(playback).
2. Push in and hold the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET) and
press the MENU button.
or
to select a
3. Press the Multi Controller
, ,
language and push in the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET).
The display language can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 22).
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Shooting (Still Images)
1. Press the power button.
• The start-up sound will play and the
start-up image will display in the LCD
monitor. The power lamp will light
green.
• Pressing the power button again turns
the power off.
• To switch to the setting that mutes all
sounds (except for the warning sound),
press and hold the DISP. button while
pressing the power button.
Power
button
Be careful not to block the lens with your fingers when
turning on the power.
2. Turn the mode dial to
(Auto).
Shooting
Î See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 12).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Power Saving Function (p. 18).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Set up Menu (p. 25).
Î See the Advanced Guide: My Camera Menu (p. 27).
3. Aim the camera at the subject.
4. Focus and shoot.
1. Press the shutter button halfway
to focus.
When the camera focuses, it beeps
twice. In addition, a green AF frame
appears in the LCD monitor on the
portion of the image used to set the
focus.
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2. Press the shutter button fully to
shoot.
The shutter sound will play and the
image will record. The indicator will
blink red while the image is recorded
to the memory card.
Î See Indicator (p. 5).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the Image Stabilizer Function (p. 31).
See the Advanced Guide: Setting the Aspect Ratio (Horizontal to Vertical Ratio)
Î
(p. 29).
Î See the Advanced Guide for the various shooting methods available.
„ Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting
After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for
approximately 2 seconds.
You can continue to display images regardless of the review duration
setting with the following procedures.
• Keeping the shutter button pressed after a shot.
• Press the DISP. button or the Multi Controller while the image is
displayed in the LCD Monitor.
To stop displaying the image, press the shutter button halfway.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Review (p. 23).
Î See Erasing (p. 20).
Selecting a Shooting Mode
1. Turn the mode dial to the desired mode (
„ In the
and
modes
1. Push in the Multi
Controller (FUNC./SET)
( ).
2. Press the Multi
Controller
or
to
select a shooting mode
( ).
3. Push in the Multi
Controller (FUNC./SET)
( ).
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).
„ Shooting Modes
The camera automatically selects settings.
Auto
Manual
Allows you to select settings yourself, such as the exposure
compensation, white balance, my colors or ISO speed.
Super Macro
You can shoot closer to the subject and display the
subject larger than in the Macro Mode (p. 15).
Distance from the lens (at maximum wide angle) to
the subject is within 0 – 10 cm (0 – 3.9 in.).
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 34).
Manual
Color
Accent
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 62).
Stitch Assist
Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later
be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image
on a computer.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 44).
Portrait
Produces a soft
effect when
photographing
people.
Special
Scene
Indoor
Prevents camera
shake and
maintains the
subject's true
color when
shooting under fluorescent or
tungsten lighting.
Shooting
Use this option to
have only the color
specified in the
LCD monitor remain and to transform
all others to black and white.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 61).
Color Swap
Use this option
to transform a
color specified in
the LCD monitor
into another.
Night
Snapshot
Allows you to
take snapshots of
people against
twilight or night backgrounds by
reducing the effects of camera
shake even without using a tripod.
Foliage
Shoots trees and
leaves—such as
new growth,
autumn leaves or
blossoms—in
vivid colors.
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Snow
Shoots without a
blue tinge and
without making
people appear
dark against a
Special snowy background.
Scene
Beach
Shoots without
making people
appear dark near
water or sand
where reflected
sunlight is strong.
Aquarium
Selects the optimal ISO speed, white balance and
color balance to capture fish and other items in an
indoor aquarium.
Movie
Shoots a movie when you press the Movie button (except when the
mode dial is set to playback).
When shooting at an aspect ratio of [16:9], and recording pixels of [1280
X 720], the moving image can be displayed on a high-definition TV at the
original aspect ratio. Shooting is also possible with a combination of
or
.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 38).
In
,
,
,
or
mode, the ISO speed may
increase and cause noise in the image depending on the
scene being shot.
Shooting (Movies)
You can shoot movies with just
a push of the Movie button
(except when the mode dial is
set to playback).
• Max. Clip Size: 4 GB*
• Sound is recorded in stereo.
• Pressing the Movie button
again stops recording.
Movie button
* Even before the recording size
reaches 4 GB, recording will stop at the moment the recording time reaches 1
hour. Depending on the storage capacity of the memory card and the speed at
which the data is written, recording may stop before reaching 4 GB or 1 hour.
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Using the Zoom
1. Press the zoom lever toward
or
.
The zoom can be adjusted from 39 – 390 mm (focal length) in
35mm film equivalent terms. The AF range appears below the
zoom bar when you press the zoom lever (Advanced Guide p. 26).
Zoom bar
Telephoto:
Zooms in on the subject.
Wide Angle:
Zooms out from the subject.
Using the Flash
press it
or
( ) and then
to switch between modes ( ).
Shooting
1. Press the Multi Controller towards
Auto
On
Off
Î See the Advanced Guide: Red-Eye Reduction Function (p. 35).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the Slow Synchro Function (p. 35).
You are recommended to shoot with the camera
attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake
warning icon
appears.
The
option cannot be set in
(Auto) mode.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160).
Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 12).
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Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots
1. Press the Multi Controller towards
press it
or
/ ( ) and then
to switch between modes ( ).
To Cancel: press the Multi Controller towards
(normal).
/
and select
Macro
Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items.
Image Area at Minimum Focusing Distance from End of Lens to Subject
• Maximum wide angle setting: 104 × 77 mm (4.1 × 3.0 in.)
Minimum focusing distance: 10 cm (3.9 in.)
Infinity
Use this mode to record subjects 3 m (9.8 ft.) or more from the end of the
lens.
Check the range of the flash when using it in macro
mode (Advanced Guide p. 138).
The
option cannot be set in
(Auto) mode.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160).
Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 12).
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Using the Self-Timer
1. Press the Multi Controller towards
press it
or
to display
,
(
or
(
) and then
).
• When the shutter button is pressed fully, the self-timer will
activate and the self-timer lamp will blink (when using red-eye
reduction, it will stay lit for the last 2 seconds).
To Cancel: press the Multi Controller towards
and select
.
Shooting
10 sec. Self-Timer: shoots 10 sec. after you press the shutter
button.
• 2 sec. before the shutter releases, the self-timer lamp and sound
speed up*1.
2 sec. Self-Timer: shoots 2 sec. after you press the shutter
button.
• The self-timer sound beeps quickly*1 when you press the shutter
button and the shutter releases 2 sec. later.
Custom Timer: you can change the delay time (0–10*2, 15, 20,
30 sec.) and number of shots (1–10*3) (p. 18).
• When [Delay] is set to 2 or more sec., the self-timer sound begins
to beep quickly 2 sec. before the shutter releases. When [Shots]
is set to more than 1, the self-timer sound only beeps before the
first shot.
*1 This may differ depending on your My Camera settings (Advanced Guide
p. 112).
*2 Default setting.
*3 Default setting is 3 shots.
The self-timer cannot be used in some shooting modes.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160).
Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 12).
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„ Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots
( )
1. [
(Rec)] menu [Self-timer]
Push in the Multi Controller
(FUNC./SET).
Î See Menus and Settings (p. 22).
2. Press the Multi Controller
or
to select [Delay] or [Shots] and
then press it
or
to change the
setting and push in the Multi
Controller (FUNC./SET).
3. Press the MENU button.
If the [Shots] option is set to 2 or more shots, the
following occurs.
• The exposure and white balance are locked at the
settings selected for the first shot.
• If the flash is used, the interval between shots
lengthens because the flash must charge.
• The interval between shots lengthens when the built-in
memory of the camera fills.
• Shooting will automatically cease if the memory card
becomes full.
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Playback
1. Turn the mode dial to
(playback) (
).
The last image shot will be displayed. If images have been played
back, the last image that was played back will appear (Resume
Playback). If the memory card has been switched, or the images
on the memory card have been edited with a computer, the newest
image on the memory card appears.
you wish to view (
or
to display the image
).
Press the Multi Controller
to move to the previous image and
press it
to move the next image.
Holding the Multi Controller down advances the images more
rapidly, but shows them less clearly.
Playback/Erasing
2. Press the Multi Controller
Î See the Advanced Guide for the various playback methods available.
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Erasing
1. In the playback mode, press the Multi Controller
to select an image to erase (
( ).
or
) and press it towards
2. Press the Multi Controller
or
to select [Erase] and push in the
Multi Controller (FUNC./SET) ( ).
To exit instead of erasing, select [Cancel].
Please note that erased images cannot be recovered.
Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Erasing Images (p. 104).
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Menus and Settings
Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings
as the print settings, date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC.
menu or the Rec., Play, Print, Set up or My Camera menu.
FUNC. Menu
This menu sets many of the common shooting functions.
This example shows the FUNC. menu in
(Auto) mode.
Menus and Settings
Turn the mode dial to
,
or
.
Push in the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET).
Press the Multi Controller
or
to select a menu item.
• Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes.
Press the Multi Controller
or
to select an option for the
menu item.
• You can select further options with the MENU button for some
options.
• After selecting an option, you can press the shutter button to
shoot immediately. After shooting, this menu will appear again,
allowing you to adjust the settings easily.
Push in the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Menu List (p. 23).
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Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus
Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with
these menus.
(Rec.) Menu
(Set up) Menu
(My Camera) Menu
You can switch
between menus
by pressing the
Multi Controller
or
when this
part is selected.
• This example shows the Rec. menu in
(Auto) mode.
• In playback mode, the Play, Print, Set up and My Camera
menus display.
Press the MENU button.
Press the Multi Controller
or
to switch between menus.
• You can also use the zoom lever to switch between menus.
Press the Multi Controller
or
to select a menu item.
• Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes.
Press the Multi Controller
or
to select an option.
• Menu items followed by an ellipsis (...) can only be set after
pushing in the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET) to display the next
menu. Push in the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET) again to confirm
the setting.
Press the MENU button.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Menu List (p. 23).
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Printing
You can easily print by connecting the camera to a direct print
compatible printer*1 with a cable and simply pressing the
button
on the camera.
1. Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer
and turn on the printer's power.
Canon Brand Printers
SELPHY Series
Compact Photo Printers*2
Interface Cable
Camera
PIXMA Series
Bubble Jet Printers
Printing
*1 Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with
other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-brand printers.
*2 You can also use card photo printers such as the CP-10/CP-100/CP-200/CP300.
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2. Set the camera to the playback mode, turn on the
power and confirm that ,
or
is displayed in the
upper left of the LCD monitor ( ).
• The
button will light blue.
• The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model.
•
will display in the movie mode.
3. Press the Multi Controller
print (
• The
) and press the
or to select an image to
button ( ).
button will blink blue and printing will start.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings (p. 106).
Î See the Direct Print User Guide.
Î See the user guide for your printer.
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Downloading Images to a Computer
The following methods can be used to download images recorded by
the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS
used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 26)
in advance.
„ Camera to Computer Connection
Supplied Software
Downloading Method
OS Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Vista
Computer System
Requirements
Do Not Install It
Camera
Procedure
Computer
Procedure
z
z
z
z
z
z
z
z
–
z
z
z
• Basic Guide (p. 26)
• Software Starter Guide
Connecting the Camera to
• Basic Guide (pp. 27, 28)
a Computer
• Basic Guide
(p. 28)
Downloading Images to a • Basic Guide (pp. 29–32)
Computer
• Software Starter Guide
• Software
Starter Guide
Downloading Images to a Computer
Mac OS X
Install It
Computer
Procedure
„ Using a Memory Card Reader
A memory card reader can be used with all the operating systems
listed above. See the Software Starter Guide for details.
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System Requirements
Please install the software on a computer meeting the following
minimum requirements.
„ Windows
OS
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2)
Windows Vista
Computer Model
The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with builtin USB ports.
CPU
Windows 2000/Windows XP
Windows Vista
Pentium 500 MHz or higher
Pentium 1.3 GHz or higher
RAM
Windows 2000/Windows XP
Windows Vista
256 MB or more
512 MB or more
Interface
USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
• Canon Utilities
- ZoomBrowser EX
- PhotoStitch
• Canon Camera TWAIN Driver
Display
1,024 x 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better
200 MB or more
40 MB or more
25 MB or more
„ Macintosh
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OS
Mac OS X (v10.3–v10.4)
Computer Model
The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB
ports.
CPU
PowerPC G3/G4/G5 or Intel Processor
RAM
256 MB or more
Interface
USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
• Canon Utilities
- ImageBrowser
- PhotoStitch
Display
1,024 x 768 pixels/32,000 Colors or better
200 MB or more
40 MB or more
Preparing to Download Images
Ensure that you install the software first before connecting the
camera to the computer.
„ Items to Prepare
• Camera and computer
• Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera
• Interface cable supplied with the camera
1. Install the software.
3. When the installation is
complete, click either the
[Restart] or [Finish] button that
appears.
4. Remove the Canon Digital
Camera Solution Disk from the
CD-ROM drive when your
normal desktop screen
appears.
Downloading Images to a Computer
1. Place the Canon Digital
Camera Solution Disk in the
computer's CD-ROM drive.
2. Click [Easy Installation].
Follow the onscreen messages
to proceed.
Double-click the [Canon Digital
Camera Installer]
in the CDROM window. When the
installer panel appears, click
[Install]. Follow the onscreen
instructions to proceed.
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2. Connecting the camera to a computer.
1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer’s USB
port and to the camera’s DIGITAL terminal.
Slip a fingernail under the edge of the camera’s DIGITAL
terminal cover, lift up and plug the interface cable in all the way.
USB Port
DIGITAL Terminal
Interface Cable
Interface Cable
2. Turn the camera’s mode dial to
(playback) and turn on the power.
The camera and computer will be
able to communicate.
Always grasp the sides of the connector when
disconnecting the interface cable from the camera’s
DIGITAL terminal.
If the Digital Signature Not Found window appears, click [Yes].
The USB driver will automatically finish installing onto the
computer when you attach the camera and open a connection.
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Downloading Images to a Computer
A window allowing you to set the preferences will appear when a
connection is established between the camera and computer.
1. Select [Canon CameraWindow]
and click [OK] (first time only).
If the window to the right
does not appear, click the
[Start] menu and select [All
Programs] or [Programs],
followed by [Canon Utilities],
[CameraWindow],
[PowerShot - IXY - IXUS - DV
6] and [CameraWindow].
• Download the images using the camera or the computer.
• By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [Pictures]
or [My Pictures] folder.
Downloading Images Using the
Camera (p. 31).
Downloading Images Using a
Computer.
By default, all images that have yet
to be downloaded will download.
Downloading Images to a Computer
2. Download the images.
You can set the type of image to
download and the destination folder.
Thumbnails (small versions) of the
downloaded images will display in the
ZoomBrowser EX Main Window. By
default, the downloaded images are
saved into subfolders according to their
shooting dates.
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Downloading Images to a Computer
The following window will appear when you establish a connection
between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the
[Canon CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at
the bottom of the desktop).
1. Download the images.
• Download the images using the camera or the computer.
• By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [Pictures]
folder.
Downloading Images Using the Camera
(p. 31).
Downloading Images Using a Computer.
By default, all images that have yet to be
downloaded will download.
You can set the type of image to
download and the destination folder.
Thumbnails (small versions) of the
downloaded images will display in the
ImageBrowser Browser Window. By
default, the downloaded images are
saved into folders according to their
shooting dates.
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Downloading Images Using the Camera
(Direct Transfer)
Use this method to download images using camera operations.
Install the supplied software and adjust the computer settings before
using this method for the first time (p. 27).
All Images
Transfers and saves all images to the computer.
Transfers and saves to the computer only the
images that have not been previously transferred.
Transfers and saves to the computer only the
DPOF Trans. Images images with DPOF Transfer Order settings
(Advanced Guide, p. 110).
Transfers and saves single images to the
Select & Transfer
computer as you view and select them.
Transfers and saves single images to the
computer as you view and select them. The
Wallpaper
transferred images display on the computer
desktop.
New Images
menu is displayed on the camera’s
LCD monitor.
• The
button will light blue.
• Press the MENU button if the Direct
Transfer menu fails to appear.
Downloading Images to a Computer
1. Confirm that the Direct Transfer
„ All Images/New Images/DPOF Trans. Images
2. Select
,
or
button.
and press the
• The images will download. The
button will blink blue while downloading
is in progress. The display will return to
the Direct Transfer menu when the
download is complete.
• To cancel the download, push in the Multi Controller (FUNC./
SET).
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„ Select & Transfer/Wallpaper
2. Select
or
and press the
Controller (FUNC./SET)).
button (or the Multi
3. Select images to download and press the
button
(or the Multi Controller (FUNC./SET)).
• The images will download. The
button will blink blue while downloading
is in progress.
• Images can also be selected during
index playback (Advanced Guide p. 75).
• Press the MENU button to return to the
Direct Transfer menu.
Only JPEG images can be downloaded as wallpaper for
a computer. On the Windows platform, the files are
automatically created as BMP images.
• The option selected with the
button is retained
even when the camera’s power is turned off.
• The previous setting will be in effect the next time the
Direct Transfer menu is displayed. The image selection
screen will appear directly when the [Select & Transfer]
or the [Wallpaper] option was last selected.
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Safety Precautions
Be sure to read, understand and follow the safety precautions below
when using the camera, in order to prevent injury, burns or electrical
shock to yourself and others.
Be sure to also read the safety precautions listed in the
Advanced Camera User Guide.
Warnings
• Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes.
• Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants.
• Avoid dropping or subjecting the camera to severe impacts. Do not
touch the flash portion of the camera if it has been damaged.
• Stop operating the equipment immediately if it emits smoke or
noxiousfumes.
• Do not handle the power cord if your hands are wet.
• Use only recommended batteries and accessories.
• The battery charger and compact power adapter are designed for
exclusive use with your camera. Do not use it with other products
or batteries.
Caution
• Do not sit with the camera in a back pocket as it may cause the
camera to malfunction or damage the LCD monitor.