GE DSC-X600-BK-US-1 User's Manual

User Manual
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GETTING READY
GE Digital Camera
Power PRO Series: X600
MODE OVERVIEW
BASIC OPERATION
PLAYBACK
USING THE MENUS
CONNECTIONS
APPENDICES
EN
BEFORE YOU START
Declaration of Conformity
About this Manual
Responsible Party:
General Imaging Company
Address:1411 W. 190th Street, Suite 550, Gardena,
CA 90248, U.S.A.
Customer Service Telephone Number:
+1-800-730-6597
(Outside U.S. & Canada: +1-310-755-6857)
Thank you for purchasing this GE digital camera. Please read
this manual carefully and keep it in a safe place for future
reference.
For Customers in the U.S.A.
Tested to Comply with FCC Standards
FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This
device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device
must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
For Customers in Europe
"CE" mark indicates that this product complies with
the European requirements for safety, health,
environment and customer protection. "CE" marked
cameras are intended for sales in Europe.
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indicates separate collection of electrical waste and
electronic equipment in the European countries. Please
do not throw the equipment into domestic refuse. Please
use the return and collection systems available in your
country for proper, safe disposal of this product.
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respective owners.
This manual provides you with instructions on how to use
your new GE digital camera. Every effort has been made
to ensure that the contents of this manual are accurate,
however General Imaging Company reserves the right to
make changes without notice.
Throughout this manual, the following symbols are used to
help you locate information quickly and easily:
Indicates useful information.
Indicates precautions are to be taken while operating the camera.
SAFETY NOTES
Safety notes for this camera
• Do not drop the camera or allow it to hit solid objects.
• Do not attempt to disassemble the camera.
• To prevent the camera from being damaged by moisture,
do not use or store the camera in very humid environments,
such as in rain or near bodies of water.
• Do not use or store the camera in dusty places or on a
beach to prevent dust or sand from entering the camera,
causing possible damage to it.
• Store the camera in a dry environment and place it on a
flat surface when you are going to store the camera for a
long period of time.
• Before you remove the battery and memory card, the
camera should be turned off.
• When you clean the body of the camera, do not use
abrasive, alcohol-based or organic cleaner.
• Do not use or store the camera in a hot environment or
under direct sunlight.
• Use the professional lens wiping cloth and dedicated
cleaner to wipe and clean the lens.
• Do not use or store the camera near a powerful magnetic
field, for example near a magnet or transformer.
Safety notes for battery
• Avoid touching the lens of the camera.
• Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight for a long
period time.
• Turn the camera off, remove the battery and the memory
card, and dry it within 24 hours if water accidentally
comes in contact with the camera.
• When you take the camera from a cold place to a warmer
environment, condensation may occur. Please wait for a
reasonable period of time before you turn it on.
• When you use the camera, remove the battery if it
overheats. Wait until the unit cools down.
• Download your photos and remove the memory card when
you are going to store the camera for a long period of time.
• To prevent the battery from being damaged, do not
drop the battery or allow it to hit solid objects or to be
scratched by the objects.
• Do not let the battery come in contact with metal objects
(including coins) to avoid short circuiting, discharging,
excessive heat, or possible leakage.
• Do not attempt to disassemble the battery.
• Do not expose the battery to water. Always keep the
battery contacts dry.
• Do not heat the battery or throw it into a fire to avoid a
possible explosion.
• Do not store the battery in a hot environment or in direct
sunlight.
• Only use the supplied battery.
• If the rechargeable Li-ion battery supplied with the
camera needs to be replaced, contact the retailer or the
customer service number listed in this manual.
• If the rechargeable Li-ion battery in this camera overheats
during charging, stop charging immediately and wait until
it cools down to resume charging.
• When the camera is stored for a long period of time,
remove the battery and keep it in a dry place that is not
accessible to the infants and children.
• In a colder environment, the performance of the battery
could be noticeably reduced.
• When you install the battery, install it according to the
positive and negative markings on the battery
compartment. Never force it into the battery
compartment.
Safety notes for memory card
• Do not drop the memory card or allow it to hit solid objects
to avoid damaging it.
• Do not attempt to disassemble or repair the memory card.
• Do not expose the memory card to water. Always keep it dry.
• Do not remove the memory card when the camera is
turned on. Otherwise, the memory card could be damaged.
• Do not directly edit the data on the memory card. Copy the
data to your PC before you edit them.
• When the camera is stored for a long period of time, be
sure to download your photos and remove the memory
card. Store it in a dry environment.
• Format the memory card using the camera before you use
it or insert a new one.
• We suggest buying only well-known, name brand memory
cards to ensure peak performance.
• Do not modify the name of the files or folders of the
memory card using your PC. Modifying the file names may
cause the files to not be recognized on the camera or a
possible error may occur.
• A photo taken with the camera will be stored in the folder
that is automatically generated on the SD card. Do not
store photos that are not taken using this camera in these
folders as the pictures cannot be recognized during the
playback.
• When you insert a memory card, make sure the notch of
the card matches the markings on the top of the card slot.
Other Safety Notes
• Do not disconnect the power or turn the camera off during
the update process. Doing so may cause incorrect data to
be written and the camera may not power on later.
• Do not hang the camera or strap around the neck of small
children.
• If the rechargeable Li-ion battery is used for the camera,
only charge it with the supplied battery charger.
• If battery fluid leaks inside the camera, contact our
customer service department.
• If battery fluid leaks onto your skin, rinse your skin with
clean water and seek immediate medical attention.
• Disposal of used batteries should be carried out in accordance
with the local (national or regional) regulations.
• When using your camera on an airplane, observe the
relevant rules specified by the airline.
• Due to the limitations of manufacturing technology, the
LCD screen may have a few dead or bright pixels. These
pixels do no effect the quality or performance of the
camera, photos or video.
• Do not expose the LCD screen to water. In a humid
environment, only wipe it with a soft and dry cleaning cloth.
• If the LCD screen is damaged and the liquid crystal comes
into contact with your skin, wipe your skin with a dry cloth
immediately and rinse it with clean water. If liquid crystal
comes into contact with your eyes, wash them with clean
water at least for 15 minutes and seek immediate medical
attention. If you accidentally swallow liquid crystal, rinse
your mouth immediately and seek medical attention.
CONTENTS
WARNING..............................................................1
SAFETY NOTES......................................................2
CONTENTS.............................................................5
GETTING READY...................................................9
Accessories Included...............................................................9
Attaching the Lens Cap and Shoulder Strap......................10
Part Names................................................................................11
Charging Battery......................................................................14
Installing Battery and Memory Card....................................15
Turning Camera On and Off...................................................17
Symbol Description..................................................................17
Set your Language, Date/Time..............................................18
Set your Language, Date/Time after the first
power-on...........................................................................18
Resetting your Language...............................................18
Resetting Date/Time.......................................................19
MODE OVERVIEW.................................................20
Display Setting..........................................................................20
LCD Screen Display..................................................................21
Overview of the screen icons in photo
shooting mode..................................................................21
Overview of the Screen Icons in Movie Mode............23
Overview of the Screen Icons in Playback Mode......24
Using the Mode Dial.................................................................25
Auto Mode..................................................................................26
Manual Mode.............................................................................26
Shutter Priority.........................................................................27
Auto Program Exposure..........................................................27
Face Beautifier..........................................................................28
Panorama Mode.......................................................................28
Black and White........................................................................29
Scene Mode................................................................................30
Auto Scene Mode ............................................................33
Custom Settings.......................................................................35
BASIC OPERATION...............................................36
PLAYBACK.............................................................46
Using EVF (Electronic View Finder).......................................36
Viewing Photos and Videos....................................................46
Using the Zoom Function........................................................36
Thumbnail View........................................................................47
Focus Setting.............................................................................37
Using Zoom Playback (for still pictures only).....................48
Macro Mode...............................................................................37
Slideshow...................................................................................49
Self-Timer Setting.....................................................................38
Continuous Capture Group Playback...................................49
Open Flash.................................................................................39
Photos and Video Deletion.....................................................50
White Balance Setting.............................................................40
Continuous Capture Setting...................................................41
USING THE MENUS..............................................51
EV Setting...................................................................................42
Photo Setup Menu....................................................................51
Exposure Compensation................................................42
Expo Metering (Exposure Metering).............................51
ISO.......................................................................................43
Size......................................................................................52
Shutter Adjustment.........................................................43
OIS.......................................................................................52
Aperture Adjustment......................................................44
Cont. AF..............................................................................53
Using Quick Recording............................................................44
HDR.....................................................................................53
i Button Function Menu...........................................................45
Photo Shooting Setting Menu................................................54
Quality................................................................................54
AF-Assist Beam.................................................................55
Protect................................................................................63
Digital Zoom......................................................................55
Delete.................................................................................64
Date Imprint......................................................................55
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)...............................65
Quick Review.....................................................................56
Trim.....................................................................................66
Custom Settings...............................................................56
Setup Menu................................................................................67
Movie Menu...............................................................................57
Beep....................................................................................67
Expo Metering (Exposure Metering).............................57
Power Saver......................................................................68
Image Pixel........................................................................58
Language...........................................................................68
VIS........................................................................................58
Zone....................................................................................69
Movie Setting Menu.................................................................59
Date/Time..........................................................................69
Digital Zoom......................................................................59
File / Software...........................................................................69
Playback Menu..........................................................................60
Format Memory................................................................69
HDR.....................................................................................60
Copy to Card......................................................................70
Red-Eye Reduction..........................................................61
File Numbering.................................................................70
Rotate.................................................................................61
Reset...................................................................................71
Resize..................................................................................62
FW Version........................................................................71
Color Effect........................................................................62
Playback Setting Menu...........................................................63
CONNECTIONS.....................................................72
Connecting to a Computer.....................................................72
Specifications............................................................................82
Setting the USB Mode.....................................................72
Prompts and Warning Messages..........................................86
Transferring files to your computer............................72
Troubleshooting........................................................................90
Video System.............................................................................73
Set Eye-Fi SD Card Connection Mode...................................74
Supported HDMI Connections...............................................75
Connecting HDMI-Ready TV..........................................75
Connecting to a PictBridge Compatible Printer................76
Setting the USB Mode.....................................................76
Connecting to your Printer............................................77
Using the PictBridge Menu.....................................................78
Print (with Date)...............................................................78
Print (without Date).........................................................79
Print Index.........................................................................80
Print DPOF Images..........................................................81
Exit......................................................................................81
APPENDICES.........................................................82
GETTING READY
Accessories Included
Your camera box should contain the camera model you purchased along with the following accessories. If anything is missing or
appears to be damaged, please contact your retailer.
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion
Battery
Shoulder Strap
User
USB Cable
AC Adapter
Quick St
Lens Cap
art Gui
Manu
al
User Manual
CD-ROM
Warranty Card
de
Quick Start Guide
Lens cap strap
Attaching the Lens Cap and Shoulder Strap
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Part Names
2
6
1
7
8
9
10
11
5
12
4
13
3
18
17
14
15
16
11
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19
20
21
29
27
26
25
24
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OPEN
23
12
22
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1
AF Assist Beam/Timer Indicator
12
Display Button
23
Shutter Button
2
Flash Lamp
13
Playback Button
24
Continuous Capture Button
3
Microphone
14
AF Button/Arrow Button (Up)
25
Fast Video Recording Button
4
Lens
15
Flash Button/Arrow Button (Right)
26
Power Switch
27
Mode Dial
5
LCD Screen
16
Delete Button/Self-Timer Button/
Arrow Button (Down)
6
Electronic View Finder (EVF)
17
Macro Button/Arrow Button (Left)
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Flash Button
7
Electronic Viewfinding Window/
LCD Screen Button
18
SET Button
29
Speaker
8
Exposure Compensation Button
19
Strap Buckle
30
Tripod Receptacle
9
Status Indicator
20
USB Port
31
Battery Cover
10
i Button
21
HDMI Port
11
Menu Button
22
Zoom Wheel
13
Charging Battery
Before you charge your battery, you should turn the camera
off and insert the battery.
3. When the camera is turned off, you can also connect the
camera to your PC using a USB cable to charge the battery.
1. Connect the camera and the power charger using the
supplied USB cable. (The plug shape of the power charger
may vary depending on the country or region. The actual
item may vary from the drawing below).
2. Insert the plug of the power charger into the wall outlet to
charge the battery.
Power indicator
3
2
1
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Charging indicator:
Red: Charging
Green: Charging complete
To have maximum battery life, charge the battery for at
least 4 hours the first time.
The charger is for indoor use only.
Charging the battery should only be done with the
camera in the "off" position.
After the battery is stored for a long period of time, use the
supplied power charger to charge the battery prior to use.
Please charge the battery indoors between 0°C and
40°C.
Installing Battery and Memory Card
2. Insert the battery into the battery slot in the correct
position as shown in the following diagram:
OPEN
1. Open the battery cover.
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4. Close the battery cover.
OPEN
3. Insert the memory card into the memory card slot as
shown in the diagram below:
Write protection buckle
The memory card (SD/SDHC) is optional and not included
in all camera packaging. If you have to purchase a
memory card, select one with storage capacity between
4GB and 32GB to ensure correct data storage.
To remove your memory card, open the battery cover,
gently press the memory card to eject it and remove it
carefully.
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Turning Camera On and Off
Turn the power switch to turn on/off the camera.
Power Switch
Symbol Description
In the instructions below, the following symbols may be used
throughout this manual on how to operate the camera. This is
to facilitate better understanding.
[Button name]:
When one button on the camera
cannot be indicated by an icon, the
symbol [ ] is used to indicate it.
「Item properties」:The option properties in the camera
interface are indicated by the
symbol「 」.
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Set your Language, Date/Time
Set your Language, Date/Time after the first power-on
1. When you turn the camera on for the first time, the
language selection screen appears.
2. Press the arrow buttons to select your desired language.
button to confirm the selection, the
3. After you press the
Date/Time settings screen appears.
4. Press the left/right arrow button to select the Date/Time
to be adjusted: Time is displayed in yyyy:MM:dd HH:mm.
5. Press the up/down arrow button to adjust the value for the
selected Date/Time.
button to confirm the time settings and the
6. Press the
snapshot screen appears.
Resetting your Language
After you set your language for the first time, follow the
instructions below to reset your language.
1. Turn the camera on via the power switch.
2. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
, and press the
button to enter the menu.
func
menu
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select
, and press
the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
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4. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Language」
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
5. Press the arrow buttons to select your desired language
and press the
button to confirm.
6. Press the
func
menu
button and the snapshot screen appears.
Resetting Date/Time
After you set your Date/Time for the first time, follow the
instructions below to reset date and time.
7. Press the
appears.
func
menu
button and the following snapshot screen
1. Turn the camera on via the power switch.
2. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
, and press the
button to enter the menu.
func
menu
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select
, and press
the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Date/Time」
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
5. Press the left/right arrow button to select the Date/Time
to be adjusted: Time is displayed in yyyy:MM:dd HH:mm.
6. Press the up/down arrow button to press the value for
your selected block. After you finish your settings, press
the
button to confirm.
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MODE OVERVIEW
Display Setting
Press the
button to display the settings: Classic, Full, Off.
Default Mode: Displays the camera parameters on screen
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F3.2
1/50
-0.3 EV
400 ISO
Grid: Camera parameters with Grid and Histogram
1234
F3.2
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1/50
-0.3 EV
400 ISO
Clean: Does not display any additional icons on screen
LCD Screen Display
Overview of the screen icons in photo shooting mode
1
3
2
4
x3.5
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Auto Mode
5
6
7
8
17
9
16
10
1/50
-0.3 EV
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14
13
20
Manual Mode
Program AE
Shutter Priority
Face Beautifier
Panorama Mode
Black and White
Scene Mode
1234
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F3.2
1 Shooting Mode Icons
400 ISO
Custom Settings
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2 Macro Mode
12
3 Zoom Display (By turning the zoom lever)
4 Number of remaining shots
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5 SD Memory Card/Built-In Memory
x3.5
1234
6 Battery Status
7 Image Size
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8 White Balance (Adjustable only in
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9 Picture Color (Adjustable only in
F3.2
1/50
-0.3 EV
400 ISO
Mode)
Mode)
10 Optical Imaging System
11 ISO Value (Adjustable only in
12 Histogram
Mode)
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13 Exposure Compensation (EV value)
(Adjustable only in
Mode)
14 Shutter Speed (Adjustable only in
15 Aperture Value (Adjustable only in
16 Focus Frame
17 Eye-Fi ON (with signal)
18 Expo Metering
Mode)
Mode)
Red-Eye Reduction
21 Self-Timer
Self-timer Off
2 sec
AiAE
10 sec
Spot
Smile
Center
19 AF Mode
22 HDR (Adjustable only in
Mode)
23 Continuous Shot
Single-AF
Single
Multi-AF
Continuous Shot
Object Tracking
Cont. Shot- High Speed (VGA)
20 Flash Mode
Force Off
Flash Auto
Force Flash
Slow Sync.
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Slow Sync. + Red-Eye
Cont. Shot- Fast (4M)
Time Lapse (30sec/1min/5min/10min)
Overview of the Screen Icons in Movie Mode
6 SD Memory Card/Built-In Memory
7 Battery Status
1
2
3
5
4
6
8 Video Quality
9 Picture Color
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14
8
13
11 Exposure Compensation (EV value)
12 Eye-Fi ON (with signal)
12
9
10
-0.3 EV
11
1 Movie Mode Icons
2 Macro Mode
3 Self-Timer
10 sec
4 Zoom Display (by turning the zoom lever)
5 Remaining Recording time
10 VIS
13 Expo Metering
AiAE
Spot
Center
14 AF Mode
For optimal video shooting, it is recommended that an
SDHC memory card be used. If you shoot video using
only the camera's internal memory, the end results may
have image jitter, noise and vastly shorter recording
times.
Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom can be adjusted. Digital
Zoom can be adusted to 6X (156X in total).
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Overview of the Screen Icons in Playback Mode
1 DPOF File
2 File Protection
1
2
3 Memory space (indicating the current number of photos
and total number of photos)
3
6/45
4
5
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4 SD Memory Card/Built-in Memory
5 Battery Status
6 Zoom Magnification Area
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7 Image Zoom Ratios
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6
7
8
10
8 Image Zone
9 Shooting Date
10 Continuous Capture Group Playback
11 Eye-Fi ON (with signal)
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12 Red-Eye Reduction
13 HDR
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Using the Mode Dial
This GE camera provides a convenient mode dial that allows you to manually switch between different modes with ease. The
available modes are listed below:
Mode Name
Auto Mode
Manual Mode
Shutter Priority
Program AE
Face Beautifier
Panorama Mode
Icon
Description
In this mode, the optimal conditions for taking pictures will be set based on the subject and
environment. It is the most commonly used mode for taking pictures.
Many of the camera settings can be configured manually in this mode.
Setting allows you to choose a specific shutter speed so the camera will adjust the aperture
automatically to ensure correct exposure.
Setting allows you to choose the EV value and the camera will select both the shutter speed and
aperture automatically.
This mode automatically enhances facial features with skin softening touches and eye brightening
capabilities.
Switch to this mode to take a series of pictures which will be stitched into a panoramic picture by the
camera.
Black and White
In this mode, the user can take pictures with different black and white effects.
Scene Mode
Choose from 25 different pre-set scene types and effects for your photos.
Movie Mode
Record videos.
Custom Settings
The user can store the frequently used shooting modes and parameters and switch to this mode for
quick adjustment.
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Manual Mode
Auto Mode
Auto Mode is the easiest mode to take photos. While
operating in this mode, the camera automatically optimizes
numerous camera settings to adjust your photos and videos
for the best possible results.
M
When selecting manual (
) mode, you can set the aperture
and shutter speed manually.
1. Turn the Mode Dail to
configure settings.
and press the
button to
Follow these steps:
1. Use the power switch to turn the camera on.
2. Switch the Mode Dial to Auto Mode (
).
3. Compose your picture in the LCD screen and press the
Shutter button halfway down to focus on the subject.
4. The LCD screen will show a green focus frame when the
subject is in focus.
5. Fully press the shutter button down to take pictures.
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select an adjustment
setting.
3. Press the up/down button to adjust the parameters.
4. Press the
button to confirm the settings and enter the
shooting screen.
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Shutter Priority
S
Auto Program Exposure
When (Shutter Priority) is selected, you can adjust the
shutter speed and EV value.The camera automatically sets the
aperture value based on the shutter speed value to get the
most appropriate exposure value.
1. Turn the mode dial to
configure settings.
and press the
P
When (Program AE) mode is selected, you can adjust the EV
value and ISO value.
1. Turn the mode dail to
configure settings.
and press the
button to
button to
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select an adjustment
item.
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select an adjustment
item.
3. Press the up/down button to adjust the parameters.
3. Press the up/down button to adjust the parameters.
4. Press the
button to engage the settings and enter the
shooting screen.
button to confirm the settings and enter the
4 Press the
shooting screen.
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Face Beautifier
Panorama Mode
In Portrait Mode, the camera is set to automatically adjust
camera exposure for realistic portrayal of skin tones.
1. Turn the Mode Dial to select Face Beautifier Mode (
).
With Panorama Mode, you can take a series of pictures which
will be stitched automatically into a ultra-wide panoramic
picture by the camera.
2. Press the
button and press the up/down button to
select
.
Follow the steps below:
3. Press the left/right arrow button to select Face Beautifier
and press the
button to confirm and return to photo
shooting mode.
2. Press the arrow buttons to select a shooting direction.
(The right direction is used as default if you do not make
any choice.) 2 seconds later, the camera is ready to take
pictures. You can also press the
button or half press the
shutter button to be ready to take pictures.
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menu
1. Turn the Mode Dial to Panorama Mode (
).
3. Compose your shot on the LCD screen and half press the
shutter button to focus on the subject. After focusing, fully
press the shutter button down to take the first picture. At
this time, the process dialog of panorama mode stitching
appears on the screen.
Beautifier Mode has 3 effects:
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•
Effect 1: Skin Beautifying
•
Effect 2: Skin Beautifying + Eye Enlarging
•
Effect 3: Skin Beautifying + Eye Enlarging + Eye
Brightening
4. Move or rotate the camera according to the set direction.
When the range of movement or rotation meets the
internal settings of the camera, the progress dialog
along the indication arrow partially turns green. When
it completely turns green, panorama mode shooting is
finished.
5. The camera automatically stitches the pictures taken into
a panoramic picture. After stitching, you can preivew it for
1 second.
Black and White
In the
of Black and White Mode, you can take pictures with
different black and white effects.
1. Rotate the Mode Dial to
setting.
, press
button to enter for
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select the Black and
White option.
During shooting, the flash, self-timer, macro modes and
exposure compensation are not available. Focus
adjustment is also not available at this time.
The shooting direction can be reset in the Panorama
Mode Menu.
During panorama mode shooting, press the
button
to interrupt shooting and save the current pictures
taken. Press the down arrow button (
) to cancel
shooting and not to save the previously taken pictures.
3. Press the
button to show the photo shooting screen.
During panorama mode shooting, when the moving
direction of the camera is wrong or the angle deviates
from the internal settings, the LCD shows a warning
message「Improper alignment. Please try again.」and
the current pictures taken are saved.
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In the Black and White Mode, the black and white effect has
the following 8 options:
•
Normal
•
B&W + HDR
•
Retro
•
Salon
•
Color Separation (red)
•
Color Separation (yellow)
•
Color Separation (blue)
•
Color Separation (green)
Scene Mode (SCN)
You can select an appropriate mode from the 25 scene modes
according to the type of environment you are shooting.
The camera then configures the most appropriate settings
automatically.
Turn the Mode Dial to the Scene Mode to enter the Scene Mode
menu. What the LCD screen displays is shown in the screen
shot below:
Press the arrow buttons to select a scene , and press the
button to confirm.
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Scene
Auto Scene
Description
Identifies the scene automatically; Person, Backlighting, Landscape, Macro, Night Scene, Night
Scene Person, Auto.
Landscape
For landscapes and outdoor shots. Vivid reproduction of green and blue.
Sport
For fast-moving subjects. Capture sharp, action shots with minimal blur. This mode is not
recommended for shooting indoors.
Beach
For taking pictures in areas with strong sunlight.
Sunset
For sunsets. Capture subjects in strong sunlight.
Fireworks
For fireworks at night. Slower shutter speed is adjusted for brilliant images. The use of a tripod is
recommended.
Night Landscape
For night scenes. The use of tripod is recommended.
Multi Exposure
Take several photos continuously.
Snow
For snow scenes. Reproduce natural, clear white scenes.
Children
Turns off flash automatically. Avoids disturbing subject, suitable for taking photos of children.
ID
For shooting ID size photos. (It is recommended to print using 6-inch 4R (6X4) photographic paper).
Glass
For objects behind transparent glass.
Photo Frame
For adding interesting frame effects to the photo.
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Scene
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Description
Panning Shot
Suitable for capturing fast moving objects to have a clear subject with a blurred background.
Text
For taking pictures of text, documents or white boards.
Portrait
Most suitable for capturing people with focus on their face.
Fish Eye
For interesting fish eye effect.
Party
Suitable for taking indoor party pictures, even under the complicated lighting conditions.
Indoor
For indoor settings. Reduce blur and improve color accuracy.
Leaf
For plants. Capture brilliant shots of greenery and blossoms.
Museum
For museums or flash-free areas. Retain color and reduce blur.
Night Portrait
For portraits against night scenery.
Pet Mode-Dog
Quickly identifies a dog, capturing quick or unexpected movements.
Pet Mode-Cat
Quickly identifies a cat, capturing quick or unexpected movements.
Sketch
For taking photos with pencil sketch effect.
Auto Scene Mode (ASCN)
In “ASCN” scene mode, the camera can detect different
environments intelligently and automatically select the best
scene and photo settings for you.
“ASCN” can intelligently detect the following scenes:
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Mode Name
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Mode Name
Landscape Mode
Night Landscape Mode
Portrait Mode
Macro Mode
Night Portrait
Auto Mode
Backlit Portrait
2. Hold the camera steadily and aim at the subject. The
optimum scene mode will be selected automatically.
3. Press the shutter button half-way down to focus.
4. Press the shutter button all the way down to take pictures.
To use "ASCN":
1. Turn the Mode Dial to “SCN” and select “ASCN” mode.
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Mode Name
Landscape Mode
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Description
For landscapes, ASCN will automatically adjust the exposure and reproduce vivid green and
blue colors.
Portrait Mode
Most suitable for capturing people with focus on their faces.
Night Portrait
When you take portraits at night, or in low light conditions, ASCN will automatically adjust the
exposure for people and night scenes.
Backlit Portrait
When the sun or any other light source is behind you, ASCN will automatically adjust the
foreground exposure to produce the best pictures possible.
Night Landscape Mode
For night scenes, ASCN will automatically increase the ISO value to compensate for low light.
Macro Mode
To produce more detailed close-ups, ASCN will automatically engage the camera's Macro Mode
and automatically focus the lens.
Auto Mode
The camera will automatically adjusts the exposure and focus to ensure the best possible
pictures.
Custom Settings
The user can store the frequently used shooting modes and
parameters and switch to this mode for quick adjustment.
6. Select「Yes」to save or「No」to cancel.
Follow the steps below:
1. Select any mode or scene mode to be stored.
2. Set your desired parameters in the current mode.
3. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
, and press the
button to enter the menu.
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4. Press up/down arrow button to select
, and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
5. Press the up/down arrow button select「Custom
Settings」and press the
button or the right arrow
button to enter the menu.
7. Turn the mode dial to switch to the custom settings (
).
8. The photo settings you store the last time are invoked.
The factory default settings are Program AE (
other parameters.
) and
Custom Settings only keep the photo shooting mode
and parameters you set the last time you used the
camera in this mode.
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BASIC OPERATION
Using EVF (Electronic View Finder)
EVF functions as the LCD, which can be used to observe the
scene and objects and for playback, preview and menu
operations.
Using the Zoom Function
Your camera is equipped with two types of zoom functions:
Optical Zoom and Digital Zoom. Toggle the Zoom Wheel of the
camera to zoom in or out of the subject while taking pictures.
EVF has the following advantages:
• Avoid excessive power consumption caused by turning on
the LCD screen to increase the time for taking pictures and
battery life.
• It will not be affected by ambient light and may avoid poor
composition due to light reflection on the LCD screen.
Follow the steps below:
button to switch to
1. Turn the camera on and press the
the EVF display. At this time, the LCD screen will become
black.
Zoom Wheel
Zoom Indicator
2. View the scenes and objects through the EVF.
3. Press the
button again or restart the camera to switch
back to the LCD display.
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When the Optical Zoom reaches the threshold as Digital Zoom,
release and turn the zoom lever to T to switch between the
Optical zoom and Digital zoom.
Focus Setting
Macro Mode
In different photo shooting modes, you can select different
focus methods.
1. Press the up arrow button (
screen.
) to display the settings
The Macro Setting is ideal for shooting small objects or
close-up photos. This mode allows you to focus on subjects
very close to the camera.
1. Press the left arrow button (
Menu.
) to enter the Marco
2. Press the left/right to select the following 3 modes:
Single-AF
Multi-AF
Object Tracking
3. Press the
menu.
button to confirm the settings and exit the
Once enabled, Object Tracking will only work when lens
is focused on the object.
2. Press the left/right to select the following 2 modes:
•
•
Macro On
Select this to focus on subjects 1cm from the lens.
3. Press the
menu.
Macro Off
Select this option to disable Macro.
button to confirm the settings and exit the
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Self-Timer Setting
Use this function to take pictures at pre-set intervals. The
camera shutter speed can be set for 2 seconds, 10 seconds or
by smile detection.
1. Press the down arrow button (
self-timer menu.
•
) to enter the
•
Self-Timer - 10 sec
A single picture is shot 10 seconds after the
Shutter Button is pressed.
Self-Timer - Smile
Press the Shutter Button and a picture will be
taken immediately after a smile is detected.
3. Press the
menu.
2. Press left/right to select the following 4 modes:
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•
Self-Timer - Off
Disables the Self-Timer.
•
Self-Timer - 2 sec
A single picture is shot 2 seconds after the
Shutter Button is pressed.
button to confirm the settings and exit the
Open Flash
The Flash is used to illuminate a subject in low light or for
fill-in lighting to achieve better illumination of a subject with
pronounced shadows.
•
Force Off
Flash is disabled.
1. Press the Flash
•
Flash Auto
Camera flash goes off automatically based on
existing light conditions.
•
Button to pop up the flash.
2
2. Press the right arrow button (
Settings Menu.
Force Flash
The flash will engage with each shot even if
there is enough available light to take the photo
without flash.
1
) to enter the Flash
•
Slow Sync.
This allows for night scenery photos that include
people in the foreground. The use of a tripod is
recommended when shooting with this setting.
•
Slow Sync. + Red-Eye
Use this mode for slow synchro shots with redeye reduction.
•
3. Press the left/right to select the following 6 modes:
4. Press the
option.
Red-Eye Reduction
The camera emits a brief pre-flash before the
picture is taken to reduce red-eye effects.
button to confirm the settings and exit the
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White Balance Setting
The White Balance Setting allows you to adjust the color
temperature for different lighting sources to ensure the most
accurate color reproduction.
Follow the steps below to set white balance of the camera:
1. Press
button to enter White Balance Menu.
2. Press the left/right to select the following 8 modes:
•
AWB
•
Daylight
•
Cloudy
•
Fluorescent
•
Fluorescent CWF
•
Incandescent
•
Manual WB (Fully press the shutter button to
detect the white balance value)
•
Color Temp. (1900K~10000K)
Press the up arrow button to adjust the K value;
Press the down arrow button to cancel the K
value.
3. Press the
menu.
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button to confirm the settings and exit the
Continuous Capture Setting
Follow the steps below to configure the Continuous Shot
Settings:
1. Press the
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Cont.Shot-High Speed (VGA)
Continuously capture using VGA pixel, up to
60pix/sec with a maximum of 120 images.
•
Cont. Shot- Fast (4M)
Continuously capture 4MP images, up to 30pix/
sec with a maximum of 40 images.
•
Time-Lapse
Take pictures based on the preset interval
(30sec/1min/5min/10min).
to enter the Continuous Shot Menu.
3. Press the
menu.
2. Press the left/right to select the following 5 modes:
•
Single
Capture a single shot only.
•
Continuous Shot
Shoot at the rate of 5 pictures per second with
the maximum pixel setting. (Slow down starting
from No. 8)
button to confirm the settings and exit the
The flash is disabled in this mode in order to achieve
quick succession of shots.
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EV Setting
The EV function menu of the camera includes functions, such
as EV adjustment, shutter, aperture, etc. Using the
appropriate function settings can improve your pictures.
Exposure Compensation
The exposure compensation feature allows you to adjust the
light exposure value to control the brightness of the image.
To select the best setting for optimum photos, follow these
steps:
1. Press the
button to display the settings screen.
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select the setting
options.
The adjustable range of exposure value is from EV -3.0 to
EV+3.0.
3. Press the up/down button to adjust the option values.
4. Press
button to complete the setting and enter
shooting mode.
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ISO
Shutter Adjustment
The ISO function allows you to set the sensitivity of the
camera's light sensor based on the brightness of the scene. To
improve the camera's sensor performance in darker
environments, a higher ISO value is required. A lower ISO value
is needed when shooting in brighter conditions.
You can adjust the shutter speed value. Selecting a higher
shutter speed will capture fast moving objects more clearly.
Selecting a slower shutter speed will result in some motion
blur of moving objects.
Pictures taken at higher ISO settings will generally have more
noise than those taken at lower ISO settings.
The camera's ISO settings include: automatic, 100, 200, 400,
800, 1600 and 3200.
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Aperture Adjustment
You can adjust the aperture size value. Selecting a large
aperture opening will emphasize the point of focus and show a
blurry background and foreground. A small aperture opening
will keep both the background and main object in clear focus.
Using Quick Recording
In shooting mode, press the Recording short cut button
begin recording video.
After finishing, press the Recording short cut button or the
Shutter Button to stop and store the video. The camera will
return to shooting mode automatically.
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to
i Button Function Menu
Mode:
•
Salon
The Image Color Setting allows you to select different color
effects.
•
Dreamy
1. Press the
Menu.
button to select the Image Color Setting
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select the Image Color
Setting options.
There are 4 Image Color options in Movie Mode
•
Normal
•
Vivid
•
Retro
•
Black and White
:
Refer to P29 for the color settings in Black and White
Mode.
There are 5 Image Color options in photo shooting
mode
:
•
Normal
•
Vivid
•
Vignetting
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PLAYBACK
Viewing Photos and Videos
To view the captured photos and video clips on the LCD screen:
1. After pressing the
button, the last photo or video clip
taken will be displayed on the LCD screen.
2. Use the Left/Right navigation buttons to scroll through
the photos or video clips stored in the internal memory or
on the SD memory card.
3. To play a selected video clip, press the
the Movie Playback Mode.
button to enter
During video playback, the operating instructions will appear
on the screen. Press the Left/Right button, and press the
button to engage the following actions:
The function of each button during playback is described as
follows:
1
Increase Volume
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Decrease Volume
2
Pause
5
Rewind
3
Fast Forward
The function of each button during pause is described as
follows:
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7
8
9
1
10
2
3
00:00:47
4
5
00:00:47
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00:01:23
6
7
Back to the beginning
of the video
Play
8
Play video forward
00:01:23
9
Cancel playback
10
Play video backward
When playing a video, press the up/down arrow button
to adjust the volume; when the volume reaches zero,
appears.
Thumbnail View
When in Playback Mode, rotate the zoom wheel counter
clockwise to the
position to display thumbnail images of
the photos and videos on the screen.
W Zoom Out
00:00:47
T Zoom In
00:01:23
1. Use the Zoom Button to switch between 3x3, 4x4 and Date
Folder thumbnail display.
2. When a 3x3 or 4x4 thumbnail is displayed, press the arrow
buttons to select a picture or video clip to view.
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3 Press
button to select continuous shooting playback
and date playback.
Using Zoom Playback (for still pictures only)
The Zoom Wheel can also be used during playback. This allows
you to magnify photos between 2x to 8x.
1. Press the
button to switch to Playback Mode.
2. Press the left/right button to select a picture to be zoomed
in.
3. Rotate the Zoom Wheel clockwise to (
4. Press the arrow buttons to select a picture or video clip to
view and press the
button to restore it to the original
size.
) to zoom in.
4. The magnification and range of the picture will be
displayed at the bottom right corner of the screen.
The Date Folder is displayed in date order based on
camera's Date/Time Settings.
If the
indicator appears on the LCD, then a movie
file is currently being displayed.
Press the
button to restore a preview icon to its
original image size.
5. Press the arrow buttons to navigate and select a part of
the image to be zoomed in.
6. Press the
button to return the image to its original scale.
Movie images cannot be magnified.
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Slideshow
Continuous Capture Group Playback
This setting allows you to view all the stored pictures as a
slideshow.
You can use this menu setting to playback a slideshow of a
group of photos with continuous capture.
1. Press
button to enter playback screen.
1. Press
2. Press
button to enter slide option.
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select Cont. Group.
3. Press the left/right button to select slideshow playing or
「Cancel」 to return to the playback screen.
3. Press
button to enter playback screen.
to start playback.
• Effect 1: interval 1sec, Melodious music
• Effect 2: interval 1sec, Enthusiastic music
• Effect 3: interval 1sec, Peaceful music
4. Press the
button to confirm the setting.
The continuous capture group playback may be
displayed by slideshow.
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Photos and Video Deletion
In playback mode, press the down arrow button (
select your photos and videos.
) to
To delete photos or videos:
1. Press the
button to switch to playback mode.
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select the photos and
videos to be deleted.
3. Press the down arrow button (
screen is displayed.
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) and the deletion
4. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Delete One」
or「Back」and press the
button to confirm.
Erased photos/video clips cannot be recovered.
Please refer to page 64 for instructions on deleting
more than one image at a time.
USING THE MENUS
Photo Setup Menu
Expo Metering (Exposure Metering)
Mode:
1. In Photo Shooting Mode, press the
Photo Shooting Menu.
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button to enter the
Use this setting to select the "target" size of the camera's field
of view to be metered.
2. Press the up/down arrow button to select the Photo
Shooting Menu to be set.
3. Press the left/right arrow button to select the Photo
Shooting Menu to be set and press the
button to
confirm.
There are 3 options:
Refer to the following pages for more details about
each setting.
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AiAE (Artificial Intelligence AE) targets the camera's
entire field of view.
•
Spot metering targets a small area in the center of
the camera's field of view.
•
Center metering targets a slightly larger area in the
center of the cameras field of view.
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Size
OIS
The size setting refers to the image resolution in pixels. A
higher image resolution allows you to print that image in
larger sizes without degrading the image quality.
This mode can help reduce photo blur caused by unintentional
hand shake, low light or slow shutter speed.
The bigger the number of recorded pixels is, the better
the image quality becomes. As the number of recorded
pixels lessen, you will be able to record more images on
a memory card.
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Use Stabilization Mode in dark environments or when
using a slower shutter speed.
Shooting in a windy or unstable environment (such as a
moving vehicle) may cause blurred images.
Cont. AF
HDR
Set Cont. AF used when you take pictures.
Set HDR used when you take pictures.
There are 2 options:
There are 2 options:
• Off
• Off
• On
• On
In Black and White, Panorama Mode, Face Beautifier,
and SCN mode, HDR cannot be set.
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Photo Shooting Setting Menu
Quality
Mode:
button in Photo Shooting Mode and press the
1. Press the
up/down button to select
.
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The Quality Setting can be used to adjust the image
compression ratio.
There are three options for picture quality:
2. Press the
button to enter the menu.
3. Press up/down arrow button to select
, and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow button to select the item to be
set and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
5. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
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• Best
• Fine
• Normal
AF-Assist Beam
Date Imprint
In a darker environment, AF Assist Beam can be turned on for
better focus.
Include a Date/Time stamp on the photo image.
• Off
Digital Zoom
Turn on or off the digital zoom.
• Date
• Date / Time
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Quick Review
Custom Settings
This option allows quick review of the photos immediately
after they are taken. Each photo is displayed on the LCD
screen based on the selected time.
Custom Settings stores the current photo shooting mode and
its parameters. The stored mode and parameters are directly
invoked in Custom Settings mode.
There are 4 options:
There are 2 options:
• Off
• Yes
• 1 sec
• No
• 2 sec
• 3 sec
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Movie Menu
Expo Metering (Exposure Metering)
Mode:
1. Turn the mode dial, select the
button to enter the Movie Menu.
mode and press the
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Use this setting to select the "target" size of the camera's field
of view to be metered.
There are 3 options:
2. Press the up/down arrow button to select the Movie Menu
to be set.
3. Press the left/right arrow button to select the Movie Menu
to be set and press the
button to confirm.
• AiAE (Artificial Intelligence AE) targets the camera's
entire field of view.
• Spot metering targets a small area in the center of
the camera's field of view.
• Center metering targets a slightly larger area in the
center of the cameras field of view.
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Image Pixel
When 1280x720 60fps and 640x480 120fps are selected
for animation video, the focal distance is 1.5 times of
that of other video sizes.
Set the image resolution used during video recording.
VIS
This mode can help reduce photo blur caused by hand shake,
low light and slow shutter speed.
The speed requirements for reading and writing high image
pixel images to SD card are as follows:
No. Image Pixel Frame Requirement Recommendation
1
640x480
120
Class 4
Class 6
2
320x240
30
Class 2
Class 4
3
640x480
30
Class 2
Class 4
4
1280x720
30
Class 2
Class 4
5
1280x720
60
Class 4
Class 6
6 1920x1080
30
Class 4
Class 6
Recording time limit above 1280x720 30 fps format is
under 29 minutes.
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When recording in higher pixel resolutions for extended
periods of time, this can cause the camera to generate
heat. This is not a camera malfunction.
Use Stabilization Mode in dark environments or when
using a slower shutter speed.
Shooting in a windy or unstable environment (such as a
moving vehicle) may cause blurred images.
Movie Setting Menu
Digital Zoom
Mode:
Turn on or off the digital zoom.
1. Turn the Mode Dial and select
recording screen.
to enter the video
2. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
, and press the
button to enter the menu.
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3. Press up/down arrow button to select
, and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Select the items to be set and press the
right arrow button to enter the menu.
button or the
5. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
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Playback Menu
HDR
Mode:
button to display the playback screen and
1. Press the
press
button to enter the menu.
With the HDR function, pictures that are overexposed may be
corrected to optimize the highlights and lowlights captured to
more accurately represent the actual scene.
2. Press the up/down arrow button to select the playback to
be set and press
button to enter.
1. In Playback Mode, press the left /right arrow button to
select the photos to be edited.
3. Press the left/right arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
2. Press the
button, select the
settings, and press the
button to display the settings screen.
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3. Press the left/right button to select whether HDR is used.
Refer to the following pages for more details about each
setting.
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: HDR
: Cancel
4. After using the HDR function, the image will be saved as a
new file and the original file is still stored in the memory.
Red-Eye Reduction
Rotate
1. In Playback Mode, press the left /right arrow button to
select the photos to be edited.
You can use this setting to change the orientation of the picture.
2. Press the
button, select the
settings, and press
the
button to display the settings screen.
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3. Press the left/right button to select Touch-up or
「Cancel」 to return to the playback screen.
1. In Playback Mode, press the left /right arrow button to
select the photos to be edited.
button, select the
settings, and press the
2. Press the
button to display the settings screen.
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3. Press the left/right button to select the rotation direction
or 「Cancel」 to return to the playback menu.
: Red-Eye Reduction
: Skin Soften
: Eye Brightening
: Eye Enlargement
4. Press the
: Turn Right
: Turn Left
: Cancel
: Cancel
button to confirm the setting.
4. Press the
button to confirm the setting.
Videos and panoramic pictures cannot be rotated.
The rotated picture file will replace the original photo.
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Resize
This setting allows you to resize a picture to a particular
resolution and saves it as a new picture.
1. In Playback Mode, press the left /right arrow button to
select the photos to be edited.
2. Press the
button, select the
settings and press the
button to display the settings screen.
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1. In Playback Mode, press the left /right arrow button to select the
photos to be edited.
button, select the
settings, and press
2. Press the
the
button to display the settings screen.
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3. Press the left/right button to select the corresonding menu
or 「Cancel」 to return to the playback screen.
3. Press the left/right arrow button to select「1024X768」
or「640X480」or select 「Cancel」 to return to the
playback menu.
4. Press the
4. Press the
button to confirm the setting.
Color Effect
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This setting allows you to change the picture color effect. The
file is saved as a new photo and stored in memory together
with the original photo.
button to confirm the setting.
: Cancel
: Grainy
: Vivid
: Vignetting
: Retro
: Salon
: Black and White
: Dreamy
Playback Setting Menu
Protect
Mode:
1. Press the
button to show the playback screen, press the
button, and press the up/down button to select
.
To prevent any pictures or videos from being accidentally
erased, use this setting to lock one or all of the files.
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2. Press the
button to enter the menu.
To lock or unlock the photo and video files:
3. Press up/down arrow button to select
, and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
1. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Protect」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the
sub-menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow button to select the item to be
set and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
5. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
Refer to the following pages for more details about each setting.
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2. Press the up/down arrow button to select the sub-menu
and press the
button or right arrow button to show
the settings screen.
Delete
You can delete one or all photo/video files.
There are 3 sub menus available:
• One:
Lock the selected photo or video if they are
unprotected; unlock the selected photo or video
if they are protected.
• All:
Lock all photos or videos.
• Reset:
Cancel all locked photos or videos.
3. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
To delete photo or video files:
1. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Delete」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the
submenu.
2. Press the up/down arrow button to select the submenu
and press the
button or right arrow button to show
the settings screen.
There are 4 sub menus available:
• One:
Delete one photo or video.
• Date Folder:
Delete all photos in the Date Folder.
• Cont. Photo Folder: Delete all photos in the Cont. Photo
Folder.
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• All:
Delete all photos or videos.
3. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
The “
” indicator means a file is protected. File
protection must be removed first before a file can be
deleted.
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)
The DPOF feature allows you to compile and select a group of
pictures that you would like to print and will save your
selection on the memory card so that you can use the SD
memory card to print without having to individually specify
the photos you want to print.
Deleting files will cause DPOF settings to be reset.
When one photo in the Cont. Photo and Date Folders is
protected, it will be kept but any other photos will be
deleted.
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Trim
The Trim Setting allows you to crop photos and save them as
new pictures.
1. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Trim」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the
menu.
2. Select「Yes」to confirm trim. Select a part to be trimmed
using the zoom lever and arrow buttons to trim a photo.
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3. Press the
button and the「Save change?」prompt
appears. Select「 」to change and save the picture.
Select「 」to cancel changes and return to the trim
prompt screen.
The image cannot be clipped/trimmed again once it has
been clipped to 640X480.
Setup Menu
Mode :
1. Press the
button in any mode and press the up/down
button to select
.
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2. Press the
button to enter the menu.
3. Press up/down arrow button to select
, and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow button to select the item to be
set and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
5. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select an option and
press the
button to confirm.
Refer to the following pages for more details about each
setting.
Beep
You can adjust the shutter tone, key tone, and the sounds for
timer shooting and power-on/off.
To change this setting:
1. Select the 「Beep」 settings in the Basic Settings Menu.
2. Press the up/down arrow button to select the tone type.
• Tone 1: Low
• Tone 2: Medium
• Tone 3: High
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Power Saver
This setting allows you to save power and get the maximum
possible running time for your camera's batteries. Follow the
steps below to turn the LCD screen and camera off
automatically after a consecutive period of inactivity.
1. Select「Power Saver」in the basic settings menu. Press
the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
2. Press the up/down arrow button to select an option.
3. Press the
button or right arrow button to enter, press
the up/down arrow button to select a tone type and press
the
button to confirm.
After you select a tone type in the Beep settings, the
shutter tone, key tone and the sounds for timer
shooting and power-on/off will be changed together.
3. Press the
button to confirm.
Language
Refer to the “Reset your language” section on page 18.
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Zone
The Zone setting is a useful function for your overseas trips.
This feature enables you to display the local time on the LCD
screen while you are abroad.
1. Select「World Time」in the basic settings menu. The
World Time screen appears.
2. Press the up/down to select the departure place (
and destination (
) fields.
)
3. Press the left/right arrow button to select a city located
in the same time zone as that of the field. Press the
button to confirm settings.
File / Software
Format Memory
Please note: formatting enables you to delete all contents in
the memory card and built-in memory, including protected
photo and movie files.
To use this setting:
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Format」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「Yes」or
「No」and press the
button to confirm.
Date/Time
Refer to the “Reset Date/Time” section on page 19.
5. If you select「Yes」the camera formats its memory.
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Note that when you perform the Format Memory
function, it only formats the active memory. If an SD
memory card is inserted, the SD memory card is active
and will be formatted. If there is no SD memory card,
the internal memory is active and the internal memory
will be formatted. Formatting the SD memory card will
not automatically format the internal memory.
Copy to Card
Use this setting to copy the files stored in the internal memory
to an SD memory card.
1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
and press the
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Copy to Card」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「Yes」or
「No」and press the
button to confirm.
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menu
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If there is no card available in the camera, this function
will not be displayed.
File Numbering
After you take a picture or video clip, the camera will save it
with a sequential number. You can use this to reset the file
numbering to 1.
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「File
Numbering」and press the
button or right arrow
button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「Yes」or
「No」and press the
button to confirm.
Reset
FW Version
Use this setting to restore the camera to its original factory
default settings.
Use this setting to view the current camera firmware version.
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Reset」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the
menu.
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「FW Version」
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「Yes」or
「No」and press the
button to confirm.
4. When there is a new firmware version in the SD card,
select「Yes」to update.
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CONNECTIONS
Connecting to a Computer
You can use a USB cable to connect the camera and copy
(transmit) photos to a computer, printer or other device.
Setting the USB Mode
The camera’s USB port can be set to connect with either a
computer or a printer. The following steps will allow you to ensure
that the camera is correctly configured to connect with a PC.
The computer will automatically detect the camera as a
removable drive. Double-click the My Computer icon on the
desktop to locate the removable drive and to copy folders and
files in the drive to a directory on your PC as you would copy
any typical folder or file.
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
Follow the steps below to connect the camera to a computer.
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
2. Connect one end of the supplied USB cable to the USB/AV
OUT port on your camera.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「USB」and press
the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Connect the other end of the cable to an available USB
port on your computer.
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menu
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「PC」and
press the
button to confirm.
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Transferring files to your computer
1. Make sure both the camera and computer are turned on.
Video System
Use this feature to switch the video system from either NTSC
or PAL.
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. After the transmission is complete, disconnect the USB
cable according to the instructions specifying how to
safely remove USB devices.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「TV-System」
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter
the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「NTSC」or
「PAL」and press the
button to confirm.
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The video output signal can be switched to NTSC or PAL
to accommodate different regional TV standards. The
appropriate setting will vary between regions.
NTSC: USA, Canada, Taiwan, Japan, etc.
PAL:
Europe, Asia (excluding Taiwan), Oceania, etc.
Note: The TV output will not display properly if an incorrect
video system is selected.
Set Eye-Fi SD Card Connection Mode
This camera supports wireless connection of an Eye-Fi SD
Card. Upload the photos from the camera to the Internet using
the following steps:
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「Eye-Fi」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「On」or
「Off」and press the
button to confirm.
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Supported HDMI Connections
HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface), is a fully digital
audio/video transmission interface, through which
uncompressed audio and video signals are transmitted.
Connecting HDMI-Ready TV
Direct transmission of digital video signals to your TV reduces
conversion loss and improves image quality.
2. The camera will be automatically detected by the TV.
1. Use a High-Definition output terminal cable (optional) to
connect your camera to an HDMI compliant TV.
3. After connecting via HDMI, the camera enters Playback
Mode.
Make sure the camera and the TV are both turned on
before connecting.
Refer to your TV instruction manual for information on
what resolution sizes it will support. The resolution and
output formats that are not supported will be grayed
out on the camera's LCD screen.
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Connecting to a PictBridge Compatible Printer
PictBridge technology allows printing of the
photos saved in the memory card by the printer.
To find out if a printer is PictBridge
compatible, simply look for the PictBridge logo
on the packaging or check the owner's manual
for specifications. With the PictBridge function on your
camera, you can print the captured photos directly to a
PictBridge compatible printer using the supplied USB cable,
without the need for a PC.
Setting the USB Mode
The camera’s USB port can be set to connect with either a PC
or a Printer, the following steps will ensure that the camera is
correctly configured to connect with a Printer.
1. Press the
button, press the up/down arrow button to
select
and press the
button to enter the menu.
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menu
2. Press up/down arrow button to select
and press the
button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select「USB」and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the
menu.
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4. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「Printer」and
press the
button to confirm.
After the camera is reset, it will switch to PC mode
automatically from USB mode.
Connecting to your Printer
1. Make sure both the camera and printer are turned on.
2. Connect one end of the supplied USB cable to the USB port
on your camera.
If the camera is not connected to a PictBridge compatible
printer, the following error message will appear on the LCD
screen.
3. Connect the other end of the cable to the USB port on the
printer.
The error message above will also appear if the USB
mode is set incorrectly, in which case you should
disconnect the USB cable, check the USB mode settings,
ensure that the Printer is turned on, and then try
connecting the USB cable again.
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Using the PictBridge Menu
After setting the USB mode to Printer, the PictBridge Menu
will appear.
Print (with Date)
If you have set the date and time on your camera, the date
and time will be recorded and saved with each photo you take.
1. In the PictBridge menu, select「Print (with Date)」and
the screen as shown below appears.
Press the up/down arrow button to select a menu item and
press the
button or right arrow button to enter the item.
Refer to the following sections for more detailed information
on each setting.
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2. Press the left/right arrow button to select a photo to be
printed.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select the number of
copies for the currently displayed photo.
Print (without Date)
4. Press the
1. In the PictBridge menu, select「Print (without Date)」and
the screen as shown below appears.
button and the following screen will appear.
5. Select「Yes」and press the
button to confirm;
select「Cancel」to cancel printing.
Use this setting to print the photos without dates on them.
2. Press the left/right arrow button to select a photo to be
printed.
3. Press the up/down arrow button to select the number of
copies for the currently displayed photo.
4. Press the
button and the following screen will appear.
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Print Index
You can print all photos in the camera via this function.
1. In the PictBridge menu, select「Print Index」and the
screen as shown below appears.
5. Select「Yes」and press the
button to confirm;
select「Cancel」to cancel printing.
2. Select「Yes」and press the
button to confirm;
select「Cancel」to cancel printing.
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Print DPOF Images
Exit
To use DPOF printing, you must select your photos for printing
using the DPOF settings beforehand. See “DPOF” section on
page 65.
Select「Exit」to exit the PictBridge menu. At this time, the
message「Remove USB Cable!」appears on the screen.
1. In the PictBridge menu, select「Print DPOF Images」and
the screen as shown below appears.
Disconnect the USB cable from the camera and printer.
2. Select「Yes」and press the
button to confirm;
select「Cancel」to cancel printing.
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APPENDICES
Specifications
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
Active Image Sensor Pixels
14.41 Megapixels
Total Image Sensor Pixels
15.40 Megapixels [1/2.3"CMOS]
Lens
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Focal Length
4.7mm (Wide) — 122.2mm (Tele)
[35mm film equivalent]
[26mm (Wide) — 676mm (Tele)]
F number
F3.2 (Wide) — F5.6 (Tele)
Lens Construction
10 groups 14 elements
Optical Zoom
26x
Focusing Range
Normal: (Wide) 23.6in. ~ ∞ / 60cm ~ ∞,
(Tele) 86.6in. ~ ∞ / 220cm ~ ∞;
Macro: 0.4in. ~ ∞ / 1cm ~ ∞ (Wide Only)
Viewfinder
Electronic Viewfinder
Anti-Handshake
Optical Image Stabilization
Digital Zoom
6x Digital Zoom (Combined Zoom: 156x)
Number of
Recording
Pixels
Still Image
14MP: 4320×3240, (3:2)12MP: 4320×2880, (16:9)10MP: 4320×2432, 8MP: 3264×
2448, 5MP: 2592×1944, 3MP: 2048×1536, (16:9)2MP: 1920×1080, 0.3MP: 640×480
Movie
1920×1080 (30fps), 1280×720 (60fps), 1280×720 (30fps), 640×480 (30fps), 320×240 (30fps)
High-Speed Movie: 640×480 (120fps)
Image Compression
Best, Fine, Normal
DCF, DPOF (Ver1.1) Support
Yes
File Format
Still Image
Exif 2.2 (JPEG)
Movie
Movie Format: MOV (H.264), Audio: G.711 [Monaural]
Shooting Modes
Auto, Program AE, Shutter Priority, Manual, Face Beautifier, Panorama Mode,
Black and White, Movie, Custom Settings, Scene [Auto Scene, Landscape, Sport,
Beach, Sunset, Fireworks, Night Landscape, Multi Exposure, Snow, Children, ID,
Glass, Photo Frame, Panning Shot, Text, Portrait, Fish Eye, Party, Indoor, Leaf,
Museum, Night Portrait, Pet Mode-Dog, Pet Mode-Cat, Sketch]
Detection Features
Face, Smile, Blink, Pet (Cat), Pet (Dog)
Photo Touch-up
Red-Eye Reduction, Skin Soften, Eye Brightening, Eye Enlargement
HDR
Yes
Panorama Capture
Panorama Mode
Yes
View Angle
0°~ 360°
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LCD Display
2.7 inch (230k Pixels)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, ISO100/200/400/800/1600/3200
AF Method
Single AF, Multi-AF (TTL 9-point), Object Tracking, Face-Detection, AF Assist Light
(On/Off)
Exposure Metering Method
Artificial Intelligence AE (AiAE), Center-Weighted Average, Spot (Fixed to Center
of Frame), Face AE
Exposure Control Method
Program AE (AE-Lock Available), Shutter Priority
Exposure Compensation
±3EV in 1/3 Step Increments
Shutter Speed
1/2000 ~ 4 Seconds (M/S: 30 Seconds)
Continuous Shooting
About 5 frames/seconds (full pixels)
Playback Modes
White Balance Control
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Single Photo, Index (9/16 Thumbnails), Slide Show, Movie, Date, Burst Shooting
Zoom (Approx. 2x ~ 8x), Histogram Display
Auto (AWB), Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent, Fluorescent CWF, Incandescent,
Manual, Color Temperature Setting (1900K ~ 10000K)
Flash
Flash Method
Pop-up
Flash Modes
Auto, Red-Eye Reduction, Forced Flash, No Flash, Slow Synchro, Red-Eye
Reduction + Slow Synchro
Shooting Range
(Wide) Approx. 11.8 ~ 295.3in. / 0.3m ~ 7.5m (ISO 800)
(Tele) Approx. 47.2 ~ 173.2in. / 1.2m ~ 4.4m (ISO 800)
Recording Media
Internal Memory: Approx. 25MB
SD/SDHC Card (Up to 32GB Support) [Nonsupport MMC Card]
Other Features
PictBridge, ExifPrint Support, Multi-Language Support (25 Languages)
Jacks
AV-OUT/USB 2.0 (Micro 5 pin USB), HDMI (Type D)
Power
Rechargeable Li-ion Battery GB-60, 3.7V 1100mAh, In-Camera Charging
Shooting Capability (Battery Performance)
Approx. 240 Shots (Based on CIPA Standards)
Operation Environment
Temperature: 0 ~ 40 C, Humidity: 0 ~ 90%
Dimensions (W×H×D)
Approx. 4.1×3.1×2.9in. / 104.1×77.0×71.6mm (Based on CIPA Standards)
Mass
Approx. 12.5oz / 354g (Body only)
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Prompts and Warning Messages
Message
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Description
Action
Warning! Battery exhausted.
The camera battery is used up. It is a warning
indicating that the camera is going to shut down.
Replace with new batteries. The
camera will shut down in 2 seconds.
Lens obstruction, Re-start
Camera.
The lens is jammed or some foreign object is preventing
the lens from functioning properly.
Turn off the camera and restart it
to reset the lens.
Suggest using tripod.
When continuous exposure is enabled, this prompt
message is displayed when the photo shooting screen
is displayed for the first time.
The message will disappear after
2 seconds
Battery temperature is too high.
The battery temperature reaches 53.5oC.
Let the battery cool before
attempting to use the camera
again. The message will
disappear after 2 seconds
Built-in memory error!
An error occurs in interal memory.
Try shutting down the camera and
turning it on again. The message
will disappear after 2 seconds
Slow shutter is on: may easily
cause overexposure.
When the B shutter is on, the prompt appears on the
screen after you go back to the photo shooting screen.
The message will disappear after
2 seconds.
Improper alignment. Please try
again.
The offset is too big for panorama shooting.
Retry taking the panoramic
picture. The message will
disappear after 2 seconds.
Message
Description
Action
Image cannot be saved, improper
alignment. Please try again.
The saved panoramic pictures cannot be stitched.
Retry taking the panoramic
picture. The message will
disappear after 2 seconds.
Firmware update failed.
The camera cannot be updated during the firmware
update process.
The camera will shut down in 2
seconds.
Firmware version mismatch.
The firmware version does not match during the
firmware update process.
The message will disappear after
2 seconds.
Warning! Do not turn off your
camera during update!
The message appears during the firmware update
process.
The message disappears after
the camera update and restart.
Remove USB Cable!
Indicates that you can disconnect the USB cable.
The message disappears after
you disconnect the USB cable.
Connection Failed!
Failure to connect to your PC, printer, TV (with HDMI).
Remove USB cable and retry
connection
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Message
Action
Write Protect !
The SD card is locked.
Remove SD card and switch the lever on the side of card
to UNLOCK. The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Card Full !
Indicates that the SD card is full.
Replace SD card with another that has available
memory. The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Memory Full !
Indicates that the camera memory is full.
It disappears after 2 seconds.
During power-on, the SD card cannot be
recognized or a read/write error occurs.
Format the SD card. WARNING: Formatting the SD card
will erase all data on the card. Copy the data from
the SD card to another storage, such as a computer.
Otherwise, all data will be erased after the format.
The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Card is not formatted.
When an error occurs in the SD card, the
message "Not Formatted" appears.
Format the SD card. WARNING: Formatting the SD card
will erase all data on the card. Copy the data from
the SD card to another storage, such as a computer.
Otherwise, all data will be erased after the format.
The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Slow access
When a SD card lower than Class 4 is used to
record a HD movie, the writting speed will be
slower and recording will not continue.
Replace SD card with a higher Class over 4. The
message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Cannot write to SD
card.
The photo shooting or video recording
has been interrupted so recording cannot
continue.
Turn off the camera. Then unload and reload the SD
card and turn on the camera to retry.
Also check if SD card is full or in a locked position.
No Red-Eye Detected!
Red eyes have not been detected in the image.
The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Card Error !
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Description
Message
Description
Action
This image cannot be
edited.
The file format does not support editing or the
edited file cannot be edited again.
The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Exceeded maximum
folder number.
This indicates that the SD card exceeded the
maximum number of folders (999). This could
cause a long read time during the camera's
power up.
The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
Too many pictures for
quick processing.
During the playback by date, the images
exceed specifications so that it is not possible
to play by date.
The message disappears after 2 seconds and the
camera returns to the normal playback mode.
Unable to recognize
files.
The format of the file to be viewed is not
supported or the file is corrupted so it cannot
be properly read.
This image message disappears only after the file is
deleted.
No Picture!
When you press the play button, no image
files exist in the camera or memory card.
The message disappears 2 seconds later to return to the
photo shooting screen.
No continuous group
file.
When you switch from the playback mode
to continuous photo mode, there is no
contiunous group file.
The message disappears after 2 seconds and the
camera returns to the normal playback mode.
Protected! Undeletable!
The file is protected. The message appears
when you delete it.
Remove SD card and switch the lever on the side of card
to UNLOCK. Place back into the camera and try again.
The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Camera does not turn on
Possible causes
Solution
• The battery has been depleted.
• Recharge the battery.
• The battery is not inserted
correctly.
• Correctly reinstall the battery.
Camera turns off suddenly during
operation
• The batteries have been depleted.
• Recharge the battery.
The picture is blurred
• Carema shakes while taking a picture. • Turn on OIS feature.
Images and video files cannot be
saved
• The SD memory card is full.
• The memory card is locked.
• Use another memory card or delete
unnecessary files.
• Unlock the memory card.
Images will not print from the
connected printer
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• The camera is not connected to the
printer correctly.
• Check the connection between the camera
and printer.
• The printer is not PictBridge
compatible.
• Use a PictBridge compatible printer.
• The printer is out of paper or ink.
• Load paper into the printer or replace the ink
cartridge in the printer.
• The printer paper is jammed.
• Remove the jammed paper.
Problem
Possible Causes
Solution
Saving data to memory card is slow
• Using a memory card below Class
4 may result in slower recording
times.
• Use an SD card with write Class higher than 4
to improve performance.
Cannot write to the memory card
• The SD memory card has been
locked.
• Release the write lock of the memory card or
replace with another card.
• The camera may experience trouble • Use an SD card with write Class higher than 4
recording HD movies to SD cards
to improve performance.
with a rating lower than Class 4.
Too many movies to process
• The number of pictures or folders
in the SD memory card exceed the
specifications, so the playback of
data folder can not be displayed.
• Delete unwanted files.
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