CC450
Digital Camera
User Manual
Table of Contents
Preface
1
About this Manual .......................................................................... 1
Safety and Handling Precautions Camera Information ................. 2
Battery Information ....................................................................... 2
Important Notes and Information ................................................ 2
Photography Terms and Definitions .............................................. 3
Specifications ................................................................................. 5
Package Contents
6
Getting Started
7
Attach the Camera Strap ................................................................ 7
Inserting the Batteries ................................................................... 7
Inserting an SD/SDHC Memory Card ............................................. 8
Camera Memory ............................................................................. 8
Camera Views................................................................................. 9
Camera Buttons ........................................................................... 11
Navigation Control ....................................................................... 11
Turning the Power On and Off ..................................................... 12
Initial Settings ............................................................................. 13
Modes Selector Switch ................................................................. 13
Understanding the LCD Screen
14
LCD Screen Layout ....................................................................... 14
Changing the LCD Display ........................................................... 20
Recording Photos, Movies and Voices
21
Taking Photos .............................................................................. 21
Recording Videos ......................................................................... 22
Using the Stabilizer Feature ......................................................... 23
Setting the Zoom Control ............................................................. 23
Using the Flash Features .............................................................. 24
Setting the Focus Mode................................................................ 25
I
Using the Function Menu ............................................................ 26
Using the Record Menu ................................................................ 30
Setting the Scene Mode ............................................................... 30
Playback ....................................................................................... 49
Using the Setup Menu
64
Setting Sounds ............................................................................. 64
Setting Power Save ...................................................................... 65
Setting LCD Save .......................................................................... 65
Setting Date & Time ..................................................................... 65
Setting Language ......................................................................... 66
Setting File Numbering ................................................................ 66
Setting TV Out .............................................................................. 66
Setting LCD Brightness ................................................................ 67
Setting Memory Kit ...................................................................... 67
Reset All ....................................................................................... 68
Making Connections
69
Connecting the Camera to a PC ................................................... 69
Connecting the Camera to a Printer
71
Setting the Print Mode Menu ....................................................... 71
Appendix
73
About Folder and File Names ....................................................... 73
Troubleshooting
74
Getting Help
75
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Preface
About this Manual
This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as accurate as
possible but is subject to change without notice.
For the latest reversion, please visit www.hp.com/support.
Copyright
This manual contains proprietary information protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. No part of this manual
may be reproduced by any mechanical, electronic or other means, in any form, without prior written permission of
the manufacturer. © Copyright 2010
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part
15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a
residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed
and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However,
there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user
is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Declaration of Conformity
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Trademark Recognition
Windows 2000/XP/Vista/Windows 7 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or
other countries. Macintosh and Mac OS are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. In addition, all other companies or
product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
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Safety and Handling Precautions Camera Information
• Do not take apart or attempt to service the camera yourself.
• Do not expose the camera to moisture, or extreme temperatures.
• Allow the camera to warm up when moving from cold to warm temperatures.
• Do not touch the camera lens.
• Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight for extended periods.
• Do not use abrasive chemicals, cleaning solvents or strong detergents to clean the product. Wipe the product
with a clean slightly damp soft cloth.
Battery Information
• The HP CC450 camera uses 2 - AA batteries. For optimal performance and battery life, please use photo lithium.
• Turn off the camera before installing or removing the batteries.
• When the camera is used for an extended period of time, it is normal for the camera body to feel warm.
• Do not remove the batteries while downloading pictures, videos, or audio content. This could result in a complete
loss of these items.
• It is recommended to remove the batteries if the camera will not be used for a long period of time.
• When inserting the batteries in this camera, ensure that they are oriented correctly. Please see Inserting the
Batteries section of this manual for additional details. Inserting the batteries incorrectly may cause damage to
the camera and batteries.
• An single depleted or low battery power level may cause the lens to not extend or retract properly.
• Dispose of used batteries according to their instructions.
Important Notes and Information
Throughout this manual, look for the symbols below that highlight useful and important information.
This symbol will be used to indicate useful information when using the camera.
This symbol will be used to indicate important message that should be read before using the
function.
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Photography Terms and Definitions
Terms
Auto Exposure Bracketing
(AEB)
Auto Focus (AF)
Album
Definitions
A simple technique professional photographers use to ensure they properly
expose their pictures, especially in challenging lighting situations. When
AEB is selected, the camera automatically takes three or more shots with a
different exposure for each frame.
Auto focus refers to a camera lens’ ability to adjust its configuration in order
to focus properly on a subject regardless of whether it is near or far from the
camera. Auto focus lenses generally provide vastly superior image quality than
do their fixed focus cousins since they do not have to rely on their depth of
field. Also known as: “AF”, “auto-focus”.
An end-user created object that is used to logically group data objects
according to some user-defined criteria. An album may or may not be a
physical folder in a file system.
Analog to Digital Converter
(A/D or ADC)
A circuit that converts an analog signal, having a continuously varying
amplitude, to a digitally quantized representation using binary output signals.
Aspect Ratio
The aspect ratio of a camera is the ratio of the length of the length and width
of the display or images.
Auto White Balance (AWB)
With auto white balance, the camera attempts to determine the color
temperature of the light and automatically adjust for that color temperature.
Many people just leave the camera set to auto white balance all the time.
Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
A type of silicon integrated circuit used to convert light into an electronic
signal.
Compression
The process of encoding information using fewer bits cf. image compression,
sound file compression.
Digital Print Order Format
(DPOF)
A standardized ASCII file created in a digital camera and stored on removable
media along with the image files that indicate how many copies of which
images should be printed. It also allows index prints, cropping, and text
overlays to be specified.
Digital Still Camera (DSC)
A camera incorporating an image sensor which outputs a digital signal
representing a still picture, or records a digital signal representing a still
picture on a removable medium, such as a memory card or magnetic disk.
Dynamic Range
Exif/JPEG
Dynamic range in photography describes the ratio between the maximum and
minimum measurable light intensities (white and black, respectively).
A compressed file format for digital cameras in which the images are
compressed using the baseline JPEG standard, described in ISO 12234-2,
and metadata and thumbnail images are stored using TIFF tags within an
application segment at the beginning of the JPEG file.
Exposure Index
A numerical value that is inversely proportional to the exposure provided to
an image sensor to obtain an image. Images obtained from a camera using a
range of exposure index values will normally provide a range of image quality
levels.
ISO Speed
A numerical value calculated from the exposure provided at the focal plane of
an electronic camera to produce specified camera output signal characteristics
using the methods described in the referenced standard. The ISO speed
should correlate with the highest exposure index value that provides peak
image quality for normal scenes.
JPEG
Protocol
Joint Photographic Experts Group. An image compression method defined in
ISO/IEC 10918-1.
Defined mechanisms for exchanging data between devices.
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Terms
StorageID
USB
White Balance
Definitions
A device-specific four byte unsigned integer (UINT32) that represents a
unique storage area that may contain data objects. The most significant
sixteen bits of a StorageID represents the PhysicalStorageID, while the least
significant sixteen bits of a StorageID represents the LogicalStorageID.
Universal serial bus, a digital interface for connecting up to 64 devices in a
tiered-star topology. See http://www.usb.org.
The adjustment of electronic still picture color channel gains or image
processing so that radiation with relative spectral power distribution equal to
that of the scene illumination source is rendered as a visual neutral.
Source: ISO/WE 12231 Photography-- Electronic still-picture cameras -- Terminology
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Specifications
Display
2.7” color LCD
Sensor Type
1/2.3” CCD
Effective Pixels
12.2MP (4032x3024)
Zoom
4X optical zoom, 5X digital zoom
Lens
Focal Length: 5.05 (W) ~ 20.2 (T) mm
Aperture
F2.8 ~ F6.3
Still Image Format
JPEG/EXIF 2.2
Photo Resolution
14 M (4320 x 3240), 3:2 (4320 x 2880), 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2592 x 1944), 3M
(2048 x 1536), 16:9 (1920 x 1080), VGA (640 x 480)
ISO Sensitivity
Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 ( <3MP), 6400 (1280x960)
Video Format
AVI (Motion JPEG)
Video Resolution
1280 x 720p (16:9)_Only SDHC Class 6 memory cards supported, 640 x 480, 320 x
240, 640 x 480 (Web)
Storage Media
SD/SDHC (Up to 32GB)
Power
AA battery _Photo Lithium recommended for maximum performance
Dimensions
3.7 x 2.4 x 0.9 inch / 94.7 x 61.1 x 24.1 mm
Weight
0.25 lb / 115g (without battery)
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Package Contents
Please check the contents of your camera package. It should contain:
Digital camera
AA battery x 2 pcs
Wrist strap
USB cable
CDROM disc with User Manual and
Software installation
Quick Start guide
Warranty card
6
Getting Started
Attach the Camera Strap
To reduce the risk of dropping the camera, it is strongly recommended to attach and use the provided camera strap.
Inserting the Batteries
Follow these instructions to insert the batteries into the battery/memory card compartment.
Please read "Battery Information" on page 2 before inserting/removing batteries.
1. If the batteries are already installed, make sure to power off
the camera before removing and inserting recharged or new
batteries.
2. Open the battery/memory card compartment at the bottom
of the camera as illustrated.
3. Insert the batteries into the compartment with correct
orientation as illustrated.
4. Close and secure the battery/memory card compartment.
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Inserting an SD/SDHC Memory Card
It is highly recommended that the camera storage is expanded by inserting a SD or SDHC memory card. These
memory cards are available at most consumer store and online locations.
1. Make sure to power off the camera before proceeding. Inserting the
memory card while powered on may damage the card and camera.
2. Open the Battery/memory card compartment at the bottom of the camera.
3. Insert the SD/SDHC card into the memory card slot with the metallic
connectors facing the front side of the camera as illustrated below.
4. Push the SD/SDHC card into the memory slot until it clicks into place.
If the card does not click into place, repeat the previous step to ensure
proper orientation.
5. Close the Battery/memory card compartment.
To remove the SD/SDHC card
1. Make sure to power off the camera before proceeding. Removing the
memory card while powered on may damage the card and camera.
2. Open the battery/memory card compartment.
3. Gently push the card until it clicks and pushes our of position.
4. Carefully pull out the card.
Camera Memory
Internal memory
This camera is equipped with 32MB of internal memory. However, storage of images, video and audio clips is limited
to approximately 12MB. For optimal use, it is strongly recommend that this camera is used with SD or SDHC memory
cards. If there is no SD or SDHC memory card inserted in the memory card slot, all images, videos and audio clips
recorded are automatically stored in the internal memory.
External storage
This camera supports SD cards of up to 4GB, and SDHC cards with a maximum capacity of 32GB. It is strongly
recommended that Class 4 or above memory cards are used with this camera. Consult the reseller or manufacturer of
the memory card for class rating details.
If a SD/SDHC card is inserted in the memory slot, the camera automatically saves all images, videos and audio clips
to this storage card. The LCD memory card icon
indicates the camera is using SD card.
Not all SD/SDHC memory cards may be compatible with this camera. When
purchasing a card, please verify the card’s specifications.
8
Camera Views
Front View
1
2
1. Flash
2. Self-timer LED / AF Assist Lamp
3
3. Lens
4. Microphone
4
Back View
6
7
8
9
5
10
5. LCD display screen
6. Zoom buttons
7. LED indicator
8. Menu button
9. Function / Delete button
10. OK button / 4-way navigation control
11. Mode Selector Switch
11
Photo Mode
Video Mode
Playback Mode
Top View
14
15
12
12. Stabilizer button
13. Speaker
13
14. Shutter button
15. Power button
9
Bottom View
16
16. Tripod screw hole
17. Battery/Memory compartment door
17
Left/Right View
18
19
18. USB/TV Out
19. Strap ring
10
Camera Buttons
Button
Description
Power
Press the Power button to turn the power on/off.
Stabilizer
The stabilizer sets the optimal ISO value according to light levels to
compensate for camera motion and help reduce motion blur. Press to set
stabilizer on/off.
Shutter
Press to capture an image or start/stop recording video or audio clips.
Zoom
In Photo and Movie mode, press the "W" button to zoom out, or "T" button to
zoom in. In Playback mode, press to zoom in to magnify image or zoom out to
enter 9-image/calendar thumbnails.
Menu
Press to enter or exit menu/submenu.
Function/Delete
In Photo or Video Mode, press to enter function submenu.
In Playback mode, press to delete an image, video or audio clip.
Navigation Control
The 4-way Navigation Control and the OK button is used to access and select the various menus, settings and
options available from the On Screen Display (OSD). Configure a wide range of settings to ensure optimal results for
images and videos. Further functions of these buttons are as follows:
1
5
2
4
3
No.
Description
1
Face Tracking, Photo Rotation, and up direction
2
Macro/Focus mode selector and left direction
3
Display mode selection and down direction
4
Flash mode / right direction
5
OK Button
Button
Description
1. Press to confirm a selection when using the OSD menus.
OK Button
2. Press to start the playback of video and audio clips.
Note: Must have the mode selector switch set to Playback mode.
1. In Photo Mode, press to cycle through the flash mode options.
(
Flash
Mode/
Right
Auto,
Anti Red-eye,
Slow Sync,
Forced On and
Forced Off)
See page 24 for additional details.
2. In Playback mode, press to view the next image, video or audio clip.
3. During playback of recorded video clips, press to fast forward.
4. In Menu and Settings mode, press to enter the submenu or to navigate through
the menu selections.
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Button
Description
1. In Photo Mode, press to cycle through Macro and other focus options.
(
Macro/Left
Macro,
Pan focus and
Infinity) See pages 24-25 for additional
details.
2. In Playback mode, press to view the previous image, video or audio clip.
3. During playback of recorded video clips, press to rewind.
4. In Menu, press to exit a submenu or to navigate through the menu selections.
1. In Photo Mode, press to turn the face tracking function on and off.
Up/Face
Tracking/
Rotate
2. During playback of video or audio clips, press once to Pause, press again to
Resume.
3. In Playback of photos, press to rotate the image clockwise 90 degrees by each
press of the button. Please note that this feature is applicable for Photos only and
video clips cannot be rotated.
4. In Menu, press to navigate through the menu and submenu selections.
1. In Photo Mode, press to change the LCD screen display information. Continue to
press to cycle through the display options. See page 12 for additional details.
Display/
Down
2. In Playback Mode, press to change the display of photo, video, or audio
information. Continue to press to cycle through the display options. See page 12
for additional details.
3. During playback of recorded video or audio clips, press to stop the playback.
4. In Menu, press to navigate through the menu and submenu selections.
Turning the Power On and Off
Press the Power button
to power on and off the camera.
• If the mode selector switch is set to Photo or Video mode, the startup image displays briefly and the startup
sound plays if enabled. The camera lens extends and the camera is ready for use.
• If the mode selector switch is set to Playback mode, the last recorded photo, video clip, or audio clip will be
displayed and the lens will not be extended.
To turn off the camera, press the Power button
or the camera will automatically shut off when not used
for the selected Power Save (see page 62 for details) setting. The default setting is after 1 minute of inactivity.
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Initial Settings
When the camera is powered up for the first time, please set the display language and date & time.
Setting the Language
1. Press directional buttons to move through the selection.
2. Highlight the desired a language, and then press OK button
.
Setting the Date & Time
1. Press left and right direction buttons to move through the selection.
2. Press the up and down buttons to change the value for the date and time.
3. Press OK button
when finished. This will save your date and time settings.
4. If necessary, press Menu button
to close the menu.
At this point, the camera settings are set to the default automatic mode and is ready to take photos and videos.
• If the camera is without battery power for more than 48 hours, the initial settings
may reset and require another setup.
Modes Selector Switch
This camera has a three mode selector switch. The different modes are:
Photo Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
] take photos and record audio clips by selecting Voice REC from scene modes
(see pages 12 for additional details).
Video Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
] record videos (see page 29 for additional details).
Playback Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
] view and edit captured images or playback videos and audio clips.
The recording of voice memo attached to images is also available in this mode.
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Understanding the LCD Screen
The LCD monitor shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image of your
image or video. The display on the LCD monitor is called the On Screen Display or OSD.
LCD Screen Layout
Photo Mode Screen Layout
No.
Item
Description
1
Record Mode
Indicates the current capture/scene mode. Please see page 43 for
additional details.
2
Flash
Please see page 24 for additional flash option details.
3
Self-timer/Burst
Indicates drive mode settings.
4
Zoom indicator
Displays zoom type and level. Please see page 23 for additional
details.
5
Shots remaining
Indicates the remaining shots available.
6
Battery
Indicates approximate battery level. Please see page 2 for additional
details.
7
Storage media
Indicates current storage media in use. Options are Internal memory
and SD/SDHC memory card.
8
Date stamp
Indicates date stamp is enabled. Please see page 45 for additional
details.
9
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB)
Indicates AEB function is enabled. Please see page 3 for additional
details.
10
Image Stabilizer
Indicates if the image stabilizer function is enabled. Please see page
22 for additional details.
11
Saturation
Displays saturation settings. Please see page 44 for additional
details.
12
Contrast
Displays contrast settings. Please see page 44 for additional details.
13
Histogram
Display the darkest and brightest values, corresponding to black and
white respectively.
14
ISO
Displays ISO settings. Please see page 28 for additional details.
15
Display focus area settings
Use to frame subject to capture.
14
No.
Item
Description
16
Shutter speed
Displays shutter speed settings. Please see page 22 for additional
details.
17
Aperture value
Displays aperture settings. Please see page 40 for additional details.
18
Shake warning
Indicates that the camera is moving too much that may result in
image blur. Use of a tripod or steady hand may be required.
19
Macro
Indicates macro is enabled. Please see page 25 for additional
details.
20
Exposure
Displays exposure settings. Please see page 41 for additional details.
21
Face tracking
Indicates face tracking is enabled.
22
White balance
Displays white balance settings. Please see page 27 for additional
details.
23
Metering
Displays metering settings. Please see page 28 for additional details.
24
Sharpness
Displays sharpness settings. Please see page 43 for additional
details.
25
Quality
Displays quality settings. Please see page 27 for additional details.
26
Resolution
Displays photo resolution settings. Please see page 26 for additional
details.
27
AF lamp
Indicates AF lamp is enabled. Please see page 43 for additional
details.
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Video Mode Screen Layout
Standby layout
Recording Layout
No.
Item
Description
1
Record Mode
Indicates the current mode.
2
Zoom indicator
Displays zoom.
3
Time remaining
Indicates the remaining time of video available.
4
Battery
Indicates battery level.
5
Storage media
Indicates current storage media in use.
6
Display focus area settings
Use to frame subject to record.
7
Macro
Indicates macro is enabled.
8
White balance
Displays white balance settings.
9
Metering
Displays metering settings.
10
Resolution
Displays movie resolution settings.
11
Key indicator
Indicates the buttons to press on the camera to apply the functions.
12
Recorded time
Displays recorded time.
13
Recording status
Indicates recording status.
14
Pre-record
Indicates pre-record is enable.
The Pre-Record icon appears on the screen in red color as the same position as zoom indicator.
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Playback Mode Screen Layout
The Playback mode display varies depending on the type of image being viewed.
Playback mode display of photos:
No.
Item
Description
1
Playback mode
Indicates the camera is in playback mode.
2
Protect
Indicates file is protected. Please see page 56 for additional details.
3
Voice clip
Indicates the photo has a attached audio clip.
4
Button intro
Indicates that pressing the OK button will begin playback.
5
File Number
Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the internal
memory or SD/SDHC memory card.
6
Battery
Indicates approximate battery level.
7
Storage media
Indicates current storage memory. Options are internal camera memory or
SD/SDHC memory card.
8
Recording information
Displays the capture details of the photo.
9
DPOF
Indicates the file is marked for printing. Please see page 60 for additional
details.
10
Resolution
Displays the photo resolution setting at the time it was taken.
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Playback mode of videos:
No.
Item
Description
1
Playback mode
Indicates the camera is in playback mode.
2
Protect
Indicates file is protected. Please see page 56 for additional details.
3
Video clip
Indicates the file is a video clip.
4
Button intro
Indicates buttons used during playback.
5
File Number
Indicates the current file number and total files stored in the internal memory
or SD/SDHC memory card.
6
Battery
Indicates approximate battery level.
7
Storage media
Indicates current storage memory. Options are internal camera memory or SD/
SDHC memory card.
8
Recording date & time
Displays the date and time of the video clip at the time is was recorded.
9
Video Resolution
Indicates the resolution setting of the video clip at the time is was recorded.
10
Volume
Indicates the volume while playing. Use the Zoom buttons to increase or
decrease playback volume.
11
Video length
Display the total length of the video clip.
12
Played time
Indicates the played time of the video clip.
13
Playing status
Displays playing status. The options are: play, pause, rewind, or fast forward.
14
Capture photo
To capture a still image from the video clip, pause at the desired moment and
press the shutter button. The image is automatically saved to memory and the
video can resume playback.
18
Playback mode of audio clips:
No.
Item
Description
1
Playback mode
Indicates the camera is in playback mode.
2
Protect
Indicates file is protected. Please see page 56 for additional details.
3
Button intro
Indicates buttons used during playback.
4
File no./Total no.
Indicates the current file number and total files stored in the internal memory
or SD/SDHC memory card.
5
Battery
Indicates the approximate battery level.
6
Storage media
Indicates current storage memory. Options are internal camera memory or
SD/SDHC memory card.
7
Recording information
Displays recording information at the time the audio clip was recorded.
8
Volume
Indicates the volume while playing. Use the Zoom buttons to increase or
decrease playback volume.
9
Audio length
Display the total length of the audio clip.
10
Played time
Indicates played time.
11
Playing status
Displays playing status. Options are play and pause.
19
Changing the LCD Display
The type of information displayed on the LCD monitor can be changed using the
button. Press the
button
repeatedly to change the LCD display from one type to another. In Photo/Movie Mode, the LCD display can be
changed into any of the following:
• Basic
• Full
• Minimal
• Guidelines
• No icons or information
• The OSD information may vary depending on the record mode type.
• Use the “Guide lines” to properly set image for capture. Typically, these guide lines
are used to help vertical and horizontal alignment of the photo.
In Playback mode, the LCD display can be changed into any of the following:
• Basic
• Full
• No icons or information
LCD display cannot be changed in the following situations:
• While recording movie or audio clips
• During playing movie or audio clips
• Playing slideshow
20
Recording Photos, Movies and Voices
Taking Photos
This camera is designed to make the experience of taking photos simple and quick. It’s Auto mode feature will
optimise the internal settings so that in most situations, it can take photos with ease. This camera also has additional
modes and features that extend the capabilities for the more experienced user.
1. Power on the camera by pressing the Power button
2. Slide the Mode switch to Photo mode
.
.
3. Frame the shot using the focus bracket on the LCD monitor.
4. Lightly pressing the Shutter button
down to the
halfway position will start the automatic focus and adjustments
to the exposure level. When the camera has successfully
completed this automatic routine, the focus bracket will turn
green. If the automatic focus and exposure routine is not
successful, the bracket will turn red. If this occurs, simply
release the shutter and repeat this step until the bracket
turns green. In some situations, lighting and contrast may be
insufficient for the camera to successfully complete the auto
focus and exposure level routine. If this occurs, try better
lighting.
5. Pressing the Shutter button
down fully will take the
photo. If you take the photo when the bracket is red, the focus
and exposure may not be correct.
If the shake warning icon
appears, hold the camera steadily, with your arms at your side or use a tripod to
stabilize the camera to reduce the risk of blurred photos.
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Recording Videos
This camera is capable of recording videos. Since video recording requires significant memory capacity, it is highly
recommended to use SD/SDHC cards with this feature. The available recording time depends on the capacity of the
memory card. Videos can be recorded until the maximum memory capacity has been reached. However the length of
a single video clip is limited to 4 GB. To increase the recording length, lower the video quality settings (See page 26
for details).
1. Power on the camera by pressing the Power button
2. Slide the Mode switch to Video mode
.
.
3. Lightly pressing the Shutter button
down to the
halfway position will start the automatic focus and adjustments
the exposure level. When the camera has successfully completed
this automatic routine, the focus bracket will turn green. If the
automatic focus and exposure routine is not successful, the bracket
will turn red. If this occurs, simply release the shutter and repeat
this step until the bracket turns green. In some situations, lighting
and contrast may be insufficient for the camera to successfully
complete the auto focus and exposure level routine. If this occurs,
try better lighting.
4. Pressing the Shutter button
5. Use the Zoom buttons
down fully will begin the video recording.
to zoom in and zoom out.
6. To pause recording, press the key
7. To continue recording, press the key
.
again.
8. To stop recording, press the Shutter button
down fully.
• When the camera stops recording due to reaching maximum capacity (4GB) for a single
video clip, simply press the Shutter button again to continue recording. To increase the
recording length, lower the video quality settings (See page 26 for details).
• The camera will automatically stop recording when the memory capacity is full.
• Digital zoom is not available while recording a video.
• Sound cannot be recorded while pressing the Zoom buttons
• Power save is not available in video recording or pause recording.
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Using the Stabilizer Feature
The Stabilizer feature is for Photo mode only. This feature is designed to help reduce the blurring effects on photos
caused by slight camera movement. It is important to note that this feature cannot compensate for all movement
and lighting situations and that in many cases may slow the camera’s ability to auto focus.
How does it work? It works according to the luminance of the target object. This function uses special image data
processing to optimise the high sensitivity of CCD sensor (also known as the digital film). High sensitivity allows the
use of faster shutter speeds compared to the default mode, so it may reduce blurring caused by camera movement.
Stabilizer button
To activate Stabilizer
• Press the Stabilizer button
located on
the top of the camera to enable/disable stabilizer.
If Stabilizer is enabled, the stabilizer icon is displayed on
the LCD screen and the ISO setting is automatically set
to Automatic. See “ISO” on page 28 for more details.
Stabilizer on
Setting the Zoom Control
Using a combination of 4 times optical zoom and 5 times digital zoom permits zoom photography at up to 20 times
magnification. While the digital zoom can be a useful feature, the more an image is enlarged (zoomed), the more
pixelated (grainier) the image may appear. Please refer to “Setting the Digital Zoom” on page 23 on how to setup
digital zoom.
To adjust the optical zoom:
1. Press the Zoom buttons
to zoom in or zoom out.
2. The zoom indicator appears on the LCD monitor
.
Zoom buttons
1. Press the “T” button to zoom in.
2. Press the “W” button to zoom out.
To adjusts the digital zoom:
1. Activate digital zoom. See “Setting the Digital Zoom” on page 23.
2. Press the T button
to optically zooms in until maximum 4X limit is reached.
3. Momentarily stop pressing the T button then press again to now initiate the Digital Zoom feature
4. Pressing the W button will zoom out until and return the camera to optical zoom.
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Optical zoom 1X to 4X
Digital zoom 1X to 5X
• Digital zoom is not available for video recording.
• Slight camera movement in digital zoom will make it more difficult to focus on
objects/subjects. Use of a tripod can reduce this issue.
Using the Flash Features
By default, this camera is set to automatic flash mode which means that it will determine when to use this feature
or not. However, is some situations, it may be useful to manually select the appropriate flash mode. When taking
pictures in difficult lighting conditions, use the Flash button
activated while recording videos or continuous shooting.
to select the desired mode. This function cannot be
To activate Flash:
• Press the Flash/Right button on your camera repeatedly
until your desired flash mode is displayed on the LCD
screen.
This camera is equipped with five flash modes:
Flash button
Auto flash is enabled
AUTO.
The flash fires automatically whenever the camera determines
extra lighting is needed. This is the default mode of the
camera.
Red-eye reduction.
The flash fires twice to help reduce the red-eye effect. The
first flash strobe is designed to force the iris of the subject to
reduce in size to compensate for the bright light, thus reducing
the reflection (red eye effect) of the Eye retina. The second
strobe is when the photo is taken.
Forced on.
The flash fires whenever you press the Shutter button regardless of lighting conditions. This may be useful in some
bright backlight situations.
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Slow sync.
This would be used to capture a dimly lit background while keeping the foreground (subject) properly lighted. This
flash mode forces the camera to use a slower shutter speed in combination with the flash. The flash fires briefly to
light the foreground (subject) while capturing ambient light to reveal more detail in the background. If Slow Sync
flash is not used, the background may appear black or underexposed.
Forced off.
The flash is turned off and will not fire regardless of the lighting situation. In low light situations, the use of a tripod
may be required to reduce photo blurring.
• Flash function is only available in shooting still images but not available in Burst
and AEB modes.
• Do not try to change the flash while pressing the zoom button. Change the flash
after releasing the zoom button if necessary.
Setting the Focus Mode
This function allows users to define the type focus when recording a still image or a video clip.
To set the Focus mode
• Press the Macro button repeatedly until the desired focus mode icon is displayed on the lower left corner of the
LCD monitor.
Macro/left button
This camera supports the following four focus modes:
Normal.
With normal focus, the focus range starts from 0.4m (about
16 inches) to near infinity. When the camera is set to Normal
mode, there is no icon displayed on the screen.
Macro.
This mode is designed for close-up photography. This mode
should be used for subjects closer that are 0.4 m (or 16
inches) from the lens. If Macro is enabled, the camera can
capture the detail and sharpness of a very close subject by
fixed focus.
Macro enabled
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Pan Focus.
This mode is designed to accurately focus on a desired subject so that closer and further objects are out of focus.
For example, the camera might focus on a nearby tree, and the distant trees and mountains are blurry, as well as an
even closer object such as a flower.
Infinity.
When Infinity is set, the camera focuses on distant objects. This may be good to use when taking landscape photos.
Using the Function Menu
The Function Menu is used to quickly adjust basic capture settings while in Photo and Video mode. In Photo mode,
the Function menu displays the last 6 scene modes used as well as allow changes to be made in resolution and file
compression quality settings, (EV compensation, Auto White Balance (AWB), ISO settings, Metering, and Color mode
may be available for different scene modes). In Video mode, the function menu displays and allows changes to be
made to Video resolution setting, AWB, Metering, and Color mode.
Press the FUNC button of your camera to launch the Function Menu.
Press the FUNC button again to close the menu.
Menu Options
• The Menu bar displays the current status of the camera
settings. Only the available functions for the settings are
shown as icon on the menu bar.
• The available options for each item on the menu bar are
shown in the Menu options.
• Use the
or
Menu bar
key to move through the menu
selections then press the OK button
apply the changes.
to save and
My Mode
The My Mode function displays the 6 most recent modes
used in order. When moving through the different modes
in the menu options, the items on the menu bar changes
synchronously to the corresponding available settings.
Photo Size
The Photo Size function is used to set the resolution
before taking the photo. Changing the Photo Size affects
the number of images that can be stored in memory. The
higher the resolution, the more memory space is required.
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The table below shows the Photo Size values for still images:
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Pixel Size
Printing Size
Suggestion
Pixel Size
Printing Size
Suggestion
4000 x 3000
A2 Size
2048 x 1536
4" x 6"
3648 x 2432
A2 Size
1920 x 1080
HDTV
3264 x 2448
A3 Size
640 x 480
E-mail
2592 x 1944
A4 Size
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Quality
This allows the quality (compression) at which the photo
is captured to be increased or decreased. The quality
determines the amount of compression applied to the
photos. Superfine setting results in a more detailed image.
However, the higher the quality, the more memory space is
required in memory.
EV Compensation
Images can be captured with the overall scene intentionally
made brighter or darker. These settings are used when
a suitable brightness (exposure) cannot otherwise
be obtained in circumstances where the difference in
brightness between the subject and the background (the
contrast) is large, or when the subject that you wish to
capture is very small within the scene. Available for still
images only.
• To adjust EV settings, press the
or
keys to increase/decrease the value. As adjustments to the settings are
made, the LCD screen synchronously displays the image applying the EV settings. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
• The available settings are: 0EV / +2.0EV / +1.7EV / +1.3EV / +1.0EV / +0.7EV / +0.3EV / 0EV / -0.3EV / -0.7EV /
-1.0EV / -1.3EV / -1.7EV / -2.0EV
White Balance
This sets the white balance for a variety of lighting
conditions and permits photos to be captured to the desired
level.
• As adjustments to the settings are made, the LCD
screen synchronously displays the image applying the
AWB settings. Press the OK button
apply changes.
to save and
• Below is a table with a description of the different
settings.
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Icon
Item
Description
Auto
The camera automatically adjusts the white balance.
Daylight
Ideally used for bright sunny conditions.
Cloudy
Ideally used for cloudy conditions.
Tungsten
Ideally used for indoor photos with tungsten or halogen lighting without a flash.
Fluorescent 1
Ideally used for indoor photos with reddish fluorescent lighting conditions.
Fluorescent 2
Ideally used for indoor photos with bluish fluorescent lighting conditions.
Manual
Used when light source cannot be specified. Press the Shutter button for the
camera to automatically adjust the appropriate white balance setting according
to the environment.
ISO
This sets the sensitivity of the sensor for capturing photos
to compensate for various lighting situations. When the
sensitivity is raised (and the ISO value is increased),
photography in dark or dim lit locations are improved.
However, this may result in a more pixelated (grainier)
photo.
• Use a higher ISO setting in dim conditions and a lower
ISO setting in brighter conditions. Read the text at the
top to assist in determining the desired result.
• Available settings are: Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600,
3200 <3M>, 6400 <3M>.
If the Stabilizer is enabled, ISO is automatically set to Auto and cannot be adjusted.
To adjust ISO disable Stabilizer first.
Metering
The Metering function allows adjustment to select the area
of the subject or frame by which the camera measures light
to record still images or video.
• As adjustments to the settings are made, the LCD
screen synchronously displays the image applying the
metering settings. Press the OK button
and apply changes.
to save
• Below is a table with a description of the different
settings.
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Icon
Item
Description
Multi
The camera measures the exposure readings from multiple points in the subject area
and selects the settings that best match this situation.
Center
The camera measures the average light from the entire frame but gives greater weight
to the subject matter at the center. The camera will select the settings that best match
the situation.
Spot
The camera selects the exposure value based on the center of your picture and selects
the appropriate settings to match.
Color Mode
This feature allows adjustment to record photos and videos in
different colors and tones for a more artistic effect. Tinting an
photo or video color can make them appear more vivid.
• As adjustments to the settings are made, the LCD screen
synchronously displays the image applying the Color
settings. Press the OK button
changes.
to save and apply
• Below is a table with a description of the different settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Normal
The camera records normally.
Vivid
The camera captures with more contrast and saturation emphasizing the bold colors.
Sepia
Used to add the effect of an “aged” photo or video.
B&W
Used to remove color and capture in black and white.
Vivid Red
Images are tinted red. Ideally used to record images like flowers and cars to make
them more vivid.
Vivid
Green
Images are tinted green. Ideally used to record images like mountains and lawns to
make them more vivid.
Vivid Blue
Images are tinted blue. Ideally used to record images like the sky and the ocean to
make them look more vivid.
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Using the Record Menu
In Photo mode, access to the Record menu is done by simply by pressing the Menu button
the camera.
on back of
When the menu is displayed, use the 4-way navigation control and the OK button
to move through menu
selections and apply the desired settings. To close the menu anytime, press the menu button again.
Record Menu
The Record menu allows changes to the scene modes, and
setup other capture settings.
To go to Record Menu:
Set the mode switch Photo Mode [
to launch the Record Menu.
1. Press Menu button
2. Use the
or
].
keys to move through the menu
3. To select an item, press
.
4. Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation control.
5. Press the OK button
to save and apply settings.
Setting the Scene Mode
This camera offers 34 different modes, that can assist in taking a photo with the optimal settings or desired effects.
1. From the Record Menu, enter the Scene Mode options
menu.
2. Use the left and right navigation controls to move
through the selections.
3. The highlighted scene mode will either have text that describes the benefits of the mode or have a side-by-side
photo comparison that illustrates the benefits. The photo on the left is a typical auto mode result and the photo
on the right illustrates the benefit of selecting that scene mode. It is important to note that by selecting a
particular scene mode (other that Auto) will take the camera out of it’s normal automatic settings capabilities and
therefore optimise various settings that match a specific scene.
4. Press the OK button
to save and activate the selected scene mode.
5. It is important to return the camera to the Auto mode when finished shooting specifics conditions. This will
reduce the risk of taking a bad photo in normal situations. If the camera is powered off and then powered on, it
will return to Auto scene mode be default.
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The table below shows the available scene mode settings:
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Item
Description
Auto
The simplest and usually safest way to shoot basic photos. Settings are
automatically adjusted by the camera. Each time the camera is Powered
off then on, this mode will be selected by default. This is recommended for
novice photographers.
Program
The camera automatically adjusts suitable shooting settings like shutter speed
and aperture values. However, this mode allows for manual adjustments to
EV, Auto White Balance, ISO (gain), Metering, and Color effects.
Intelligent Scene
The camera detects the shooting conditions and automatically switches to the
appropriate scene mode.
Portrait
This scene mode will attempt to isolate the subject by opening a wide
aperture to blur the background and providing little depth of field.
The subject will stand out because the background is blurry and the subject is
in focus.
Landscape
This feature is used to emphasize wide distant scenic views.
Sunset
This feature enhances the red hue for recording dramatic sunrise or sunset
images.
Backlight
This feature is best used to capture photos with a strong backlight. For
example, this mode will lighten the exposure to make the face of the person
in the foreground to look normal instead of dark while maintaining the clarity
and brightness of the background details.
Kids
This feature forces the camera to select settings that will be optimal for
moving kids. Red eye reduction and skin tone enhancement are also a benefit
of using this mode.
Night Scene
This feature is used to taking photos with night scenery background. Camera
settings will be adjusted to capture brighter and more vivid night shots. For
best results and reduced image blurring, the use of a tripod for this mode is
strongly recommended.
LOMO
This mode emulates the image effects known as Lomography.
Fireworks
This feature slows shutter speed to capture the full burst of fireworks.
Another interesting use would be to take photos of night traffic. This will
produce artistic head and tail light stretch effects For best results and reduced
image blurring, the use of a tripod for this mode is strongly recommended.
Snow
This scene mode is best used when you’re shooting against a bright
background, such as snow or sand. This will enable the camera to focus on
the subject instead of the background to determine the proper exposure and
AWB settings for optimal results. If not selected, the subject may be too dark
and the background “washed out”.
Sports
This scene mode will continue to capture images as long as the shutter button
is pressed down. This is designed to aid for subjects in constant motion. It
should only be used in adequate lighting situations because the flash will be
disabled.
Party
This scene mode will set red-eye flash and narrow other parameters that best
match typical indoor wedding/party conditions.
Candlelight
This feature is used to capture warm candle light effects.
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Icon
Item
Description
Night Portrait
This scene mode uses the flash and will leave the shutter open longer to
get more ambient light from the background. This will help reduce typical
flash pictures where the subject does not have a black/dark background.
Ideally, this will produce photos that have more detail in the background. For
best results and reduced image blurring, the use of a tripod for this mode is
strongly recommended.
Soft Skin
This scene mode will set red-eye flash and other camera parameters to
enhance/soften tones that produce smoother younger looking skin as well ad
reduce the appearance of blemishes.
Flowing Water
This mode enhances flowing water by applying a slight blurring effect.
Food
This scene mode is designed to capture pictures of food in vivid colors.
The Camera is set to macro mode focus and other parameters to increase
saturation for enticing food images.
Building
This feature enhances the edges of captured images that make it ideal to
highlight details of buildings.
Text
This feature enhances the black and white contrast normally used when
capturing text images. Typically, normal photos of documents may look grey
in tone. This mode will optimise settings for more color accurate results.
Foliage
This feature boosts the saturation of greens to give a rich color to foliage and
lawns.
Auction
This feature combines up to 4 shots into a single photo and provides 4
patterns to select for usage of auction. It also selects resolution settings that
produce detailed but smaller size photos that are Ideal for email attachments
and online auction postings.
Smile Capture
This feature uses face tracking to auto detect faces to capture. Press the
shutter button and with each smile, the camera automatically detects and
takes the photo to help ensure those moments are captured. The camera will
continuously take smile detected subjects until the shutter button is pressed
again.
Blink Detection
This feature detects if the subject blinked an eye when the image is captured
and gives the user an option whether to save the photo or not.
Pre-composition
Compose the desired background and capture the shot by pressing the
shutter button. A semi-transparent portion of the photo will display in the
background of the LCD live display. Use this as a guide to compose the final
photo. Press the shutter again to capture the final photo.
Love Portrait
This feature uses face tracking to auto detect faces to capture portraits
photos without the help of others. When two faces or more are detected in
the same focus range, the AF is automatically activated and the camera starts
a visual count down. In a few seconds, the camera automatically takes a
picture. The camera will continue to snap photos as long as the two or more
subjects are in range. This is a great feature to have when no one is around
to assist.
Self Portrait
Normally, self portraits require the subject to hold the camera at arms length
so that they can push the shutter button. Often the result is a too close-up
self image that is over exposed and background details reduced. This mode
will not require the shutter button to be press while using face detection
to track one or more faces in focus range. Once the camera has made the
appropriate adjustments, it will start a visual countdown In a few seconds,
the camera automatically take a picture. The camera will continue to snap
photos as long as the one or more subjects are in range. This feature is great
to compose never before possible self portraits.
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Icon
Item
Description
HDR
This feature applies digital processing only to the necessary portion(s) of the
image and preserves details in highlights and shadows with natural contrast.
Fisheye Lens
This mode emulates the effects of a Fisheye lens to photograph.
Aperture Priority
This mode allows manual adjustment to aperture value. The camera
automatically selects the shutter speed to match the brightness.
Shutter Priority
This mode allows manual adjustment to shutter speed. The camera
automatically selects the aperture value to match the brightness.
Manual Exposure
This mode allows manual adjustment to shutter speed and aperture value
regardless the brightness. This is recommended for experienced users only.
Voice REC
This mode is used to record audio clips. Slide the mode selector switch to the
Voice Record icon (
) to enable this mode.
After selecting the scene mode, the selected mode, except Voice Rec, will be added to the forefront in My Mode of
Function Menu.
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Using Intelligent Scene
This feature is most useful for novice users to capture great images even without basic knowledge of photography.
Simply frame the shot with the help of Intelligent Scene Mode, the camera automatically recognizes 11 kinds of
scenes - Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Macro, Text, Snow, Backlight Portrait, Backlight Portrait, Night Scene, Night
Portrait and Foliage - and selects the ideal settings.
Intelligent scene icon. After the camera detects the shooting conditions,
this icon changes to show the detected scene mode.
To enable Intelligent Scene:
1. Select
The camera changed to Landscape mode automatically.
from the Scene Mode submenu.
2. Focus the camera on the subject to capture.
3. The camera detects the shooting conditions and
switches to an appropriate scene mode.
4. Half press the Shutter button to focus the
subject. The frame turns green to indicate focus
is set.
5. Press the Shutter button to take the shot.
Using Kids Mode
Many people believe kids are on of the most difficult subject to photograph. They tend to be highly animated and can
be a real challenge to make them pay attention for more than just a second or two. To capture a great moment for
your kids, just keep the camera in kid mode. The mode provides higher shutter speed and always focuses on moving
subject.
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Using LOMO Mode
The LOMO mode applies the following effects on the photo:
1. Over-saturated colors
2. Off-kilter exposure
3. Blurring
4. Darkening around the edges of photo
Using Sports Mode
Ideal to taking a series of sports motion images, such as a golf swing, or try to capture the images of a flying
hummingbird/butterfly, be sure to switch the scene mode to sports mode. This mode provides shutter in Burst
speed (Keep shooting images long as the Shutter button is pressed) which allows you to capture a sequence of
pictures that are frames apart clearly.
Make sure to have plenty of capacity on the memory card as it will be needed.
Using Party Mode
Let the Party begin! It can be difficult to get everyone on a party. Get the whole gang together, take a group or
family portrait. Party mode features Red-eye reduction flash and face tracking. Miss fewer shots, and have more time
to focus on enjoying the party.
Using Soft Skin mode
When the soft skin mode is activated, it makes wrinkles and lines look less conspicuous, while preserving resolution
in areas of the picture outside of the skin. The camera detects skin color area, such as the face and processes the
image to make the skin appear smooth.
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Using Flowing water
Select this mode to enhance flowing water by applying a slight
blurring effect.
Using Food Mode
How to share your dining experiences and comments of interesting widgets on your blog by close-up images? Just
get the camera and set the scene with food mode. This mode features on macro focus and auto flash designed for
close-up photography.
Using Foliage Mode
A scenic image, such as a garden or forest scene, that full of doll green colors is boring. In foliage mode, the greens,
blues, are brilliantly enhanced making scenic pictures pop out with bright color.
Using Auction Mode
It’s hard and wastes a lot of time to combine several images by software. Select Auction mode and choose a pattern,
then take a few shots from different angle. The camera composes a combined image in lower resolution suited to
online posting.
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1. Select Auction mode from Scene mode menu.
2. Use
or
keys to choose a pattern.
3. Press the OK button
to start shooting.
4. Frame the subject and press the Shutter button
take the first shot.
5. Press the OK button
6. Or, press Menu button
to
to continue the second shot.
to go back the first shot.
7. Repeat step 4 to 6, until the pattern is filled in images.
8. Press OK button
to save the composed image.
9. Or, press Menu button
to go back last shot.
10. The camera save the image to memory.
11. Use USB cable or memory card reader (Please refer to “Connecting the Camera to a PC” on page 69) to transfer
the image to PC and upload it to website.
Auction mode provides 4 kinds of pattern as follow
The end photo is set to low quality and VGA (640x480) size only for the purposes of
having a small files size easy for uploading.
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Using Smile Capture Mode
When facing the camera, especially kids, smiles are always short and hard to seize by manual shutter. Smile capture
mode detects every smile all the time and performs Automatic Focus (AF) to capture an image without pressing
Shutter button.
Follow these instructions to capture a photo by Smile Capture
Mode:
1. Select
from scene menu.
2. Focus the camera on the subject to capture.
3. When a smile is detected, the white focus frame turns green
to denote camera shutter and take a shot automatically.
Using Blink Detection Mode
Nothing ruins a great picture more than having a subjects’ eyes closed. Blink Detection provides an extra assurance
when capturing once-in-a-lifetime moments.
If closed eyes are detected, a saving confirmation menu appears on the screen, allowing for a re-take of the shot
before your subject or subjects move on.
To activate Blink Detection
1. Select
from Scene Mode submenu.
2. Half press the Shutter button
to focus the
subject. The frame turns green to indicate focus is set.
3. Press the Shutter button
and automatically save the Image.
to capture the photo
4. If the camera detects that a subject has blinked, a “Save image or Cancel” option appears on the screen.
5. Select Save image to save the photo, or Cancel to disregard.
Using Pre-composition Mode
When asking someone else to take photos for you, but the photos always don’t come up right?
Pre-composition helps to get the desired background, even if
someone else is needed to take the picture.
Basically, Pre-composition is a two-step process.
1. Compose the desired background and press the
(full press), which causes a
Shutter button
semi-transparent image of the background to remain on
the LCD monitor. If the background is not correct, press the
to cancel the semi-transparent
Menu button
temporarily image and repeat this step until the desired
background is achived.
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2. Ask someone else to take the desired picture by using the
semi-transparent screen image as a guide.
3. Move your position until photographer confirm your whole or
half body in the frame and in the right place.
4. Press the Shutter button. Camera stores the image produced
by this step only.
Using Love Portrait
Want to take a good photo when there are just two of you? All you have to do is position the camera and smile
together.
If two or more faces are recognized, the camera performs 2-second countdown with a beep notice then take a shot
without pressing the Shutter button
.
Using Self Portrait
When taking the picture for yourself, the self portrait mode is necessary besides the tripod. If a face has been
recognized, the camera performs 2-second countdown with a beep notice then take a shot without pressing the
Shutter button
.
Tips to make a great shape by self portrait photography:
• Lean in towards the camera to reduce double chin.
• Angle your body and bend your arms to look slimmer.
• Keep your shoulders back.
Using HDR Mode
Active HDR mode preserves details in highlights and shadows, creating photos with natural contrast. Use for high
contrast scenes, for example, when photographing brightly light outdoor scenery through a door/window, or taking
pictures of shaded subjects on a sunny day. With this feature, the adjustment of contrast is accomplished in-camera
and requires no additional post-processing for the bulk of images.
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Using Fisheye Lens Mode
The Fisheye Lens mode applies a hemispherical effect on the
photos to make them look more interesting.
Using Aperture Priority Mode
This mode is designed for control the aperture value by user and let camera decide the shatter speed. The main
impact that aperture had on images was with regards to Depth of Field. (DOF)
• Choose lager aperture, only one subject in focus but the background nice and blurred. (Shallow DOF)
• Choose smaller aperture, an image with everything in focus. (Great DOF)
To set Aperture values
1. Select
from the Scene Mode submenu.
2. Press OK button
3. Use the
or
to enter the adjust mode.
keys to select the aperture value options.
4. Press the Shutter button
to capture the image.
Displays the aperture value
Using Shutter Priority Mode
This mode is designed for capturing moving subjects. A faster shutter speed is required to freeze a motion (flying
birds), while the slower shutter speed creates a sense of motion (water flowing).
To set Shutter values
1. Select
from the Scene Mode submenu.
2. Press OK button
3. Use the
or
to enter the adjust mode.
keys to select the shutter value options.
4. Press the Shutter button
image.
to capture the
Displays the shutter value
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Using Manual Exposure
When the camera is in the manual exposure mode, you can change either aperture or shutter speed, or both.
To activate Manual Exposure
1. Select
from the Scene Mode submenu.
2. Press OK button
3. Use the
or
to enter the adjust mode.
keys to select the shutter speed.
or
4. Or, use the
keys to select the aperture value.
5. Use the OK button
to switch between aperture
and shutter speed adjustment and vice versa.
6. Press the Shutter button
Displays the aperture and shutter
speed value
to capture the image.
Using Voice Recording
1. From the Scene menu, select
. The Voice Recording
screen layout is displayed on the LCD monitor.
2. Press the Shutter button
to start recording.
3. Press the Shutter button
recording.
again to stop
Setting the Drive Mode
This camera features a Self-timer and Burst which can be set in the Burst mode function in the Record Menu. The
Self-timer will take photos after a predefined delay. The burst will take consecutive shots. This function is only
available in Photo mode. The Burst mode setting is automatically set to off when you turn off the camera.
To set the Drive Mode
1. From the Record menu, select Drive Mode.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Drive mode settings.
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Icon
Item
Description
10 Sec Self-timer
Sets a 10-second delay to capture image after pressing the Shutter button.
2 Sec Self-timer
Sets a 2-second delay to capture image after pressing the Shutter button.
Performs delay and capture twice:
Double Self-timer
• Performs a 10-second delay, then captures the image.
• Performs another 2-second delay then captures the image again.
Performs continuous shooting when the Shutter button is pressed.
Burst
Stops shooting when the shutter button is released.
Speedy Burst
Captures 30 images in a shot when the Shutter button is pressed.
Auto set Image size to VGA only.
Off
Captures an image without time delay.
Setting the AEB
AAEB stands for Automatic Exposure Bracketing. It takes 3 consecutive photos in the order of standard exposure,
under exposure and overexposure compensation.
To set AEB
1. From the Record menu, select AEB.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
Setting the AF Area
AF stands for Automatic Focus. This feature determines the
area on which the camera focuses.
To set AF Area
1. From the Record menu, select AF Area.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
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The table below shows the available AF area settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Multi
The camera automatically selects focus area within the wide frame.
Spot
The focus area is fixed on the center spot.
Setting the AF Lamp
The AF Lamp function allows you to record images even low
light conditions.
If AF Lamp is set to Auto, the AF lamp located in the front
of the camera, see “Front View” on page 9, emits an red
light by half pressing the Shutter button allowing the
camera to focus easily.
To set AF Lamp
1. From the Record menu, select AF Lamp.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
Setting Sharpness
This function allows you to enhance or soften finer details
of your photos.
To set Sharpness
1. From the Record menu, select Sharpness.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
changes.
to save and apply
The table below shows the available Sharpness settings:
Icon
Item
Description
High
Sharpens the image.
Medium
Medium sharpness.
Low
Softens the image.
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Setting Saturation
The Saturation function lets you adjust the color saturation
in your photos. Use a higher saturation setting for rich colors
and a lower saturation setting for more natural tones.
To set Saturation
1. From the Record menu, select Saturation.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Saturation settings.
Icon
Item
Description
High
Enhance the saturation.
Medium
Medium saturation is applied.
Low
Reduce the saturation.
Setting Contrast
This function allows you to adjust the contrast of your
photos.
To set Contrast
1. From the Record menu, select Contrast.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
Icon
to save and apply changes.
Item
Description
High
Enhance the contrast
Medium
Medium contrast
Low
Reduce the contrast
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Setting the Digital Zoom
This feature controls the digital zoom mode of your camera.
Your camera enlarges an image using the optical zoom first.
When the zoom scale exceeds 4x, the camera uses digital
zoom.
To set Digital Zoom
1. From the Record menu, select Digital Zoom.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Digital Zoom settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Intelligent
Zoom
Enlarges the image digitally with almost no distortion. This feature is available
for still images only.
Standard Zoom
Enlarges all image sizes up to a maximum of 5x in playback, but the image
quality deteriorates.
Off
Uses the optical zoom only.
• Digital Zoom is not available in Smile Capture, Movie, and Voice Recording modes.
• The maximum Intellect zoom scale varies depending on the image type and
resolution.
Setting the Date Stamp
The date of recording can be printed directly on the still images. This function must be activated before the image is
captured. Once date and time are stamped on a photo, they can no longer be edited or deleted.
Limitations of Date Stamp functions are as follows:
• Available for Photos only.
• May slow down AEB/ Burst mode when Date Stamp is enabled in AEB/ Burst mode.
• In vertical or rotated images, the date and time on your photos still appear horizontally.
To set Date Stamp
1. From the Record menu, select Date Stamp.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
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Setting Auto Review
The Auto Review function lets you view the captured image
right after shooting it.
If Auto review is On, the camera will display the captured
image for 1 second on the LCD monitor.
To set Auto Review
1. From the Record menu, select Auto Review.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button
to save and apply changes.
Recording Videos
Record videos with the camera, the available recording time depends on the capacity of the memory card. Videos can
be recorded until the maximum memory capacity has been reached. However the length of a single video may be
limited (the limitation depends on the camera model).
1. Slide the Mode switch to Video mode
.
2. Focus your camera on the subject that you want to take.
3. Press the Shutter button
4. Use the Zoom buttons
out an image.
to start recording.
to zoom in and zoom
5. To pause recording, press the key
6. To continue recording, press the key
.
again.
7. To stop recording, press the Shutter button
.
• When the camera stop recording due to reaching maximum capacity (4GB) for a single
video, simply press the Shutter button again to continue recording.
• The camera will automatically stop recording when the memory capacity is full.
• Digital zoom is not available while recording a movie.
• Sound cannot be recorded while using zooms (Pressing the Zoom buttons
• Power save is not available in movie recording or pause recording.
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).
Settings of Recording Videos
Press Function button
to enable video setting menu before recording a video.
Video Size
The Video Size function appears only in Video mode. Use
this function to adjust the resolution and quality of video
clips.
The table below shows the available size and corresponding image quality settings:
Icon
Item
Description
16:9
HD 720p: Please note that only the use of a class 6 SD/SDHC card will allow to
record at this resolution.
640 X 480
High Quality
320 x 240
Normal
Web
Optimizes video file size for Internet publishing.
Internet Mode
The Internet Mode will record videos with predefined settings for easy upload to the Internet website.
The Internet supports two file upload standards:
• Single File Uploader. The maximum movie file size is up to 100 MB.
• Internet Uploader. The maximum movie file size is up to 1 GB.
Most uploaded movie length ranges within 5 minutes.
Therefore when recording in YouTube mode, the following standards are followed:
• Recorded movies are set to Internet standard resolution of 640 X 480.
• Recording automatically stops when the file reaches 100 MB.
• To record a YouTube movie, select from the Movie Size function. Available recording time for a YouTube movie is
up to 10 minutes.
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White Balance, Metering, Color Mode
To set above settings, please refer to “Using the Function Menu” on page 26.
Pre-record
Catch the first three seconds of action that may would have
potentially missed. Once enable this function, the camera
starts recording movie automatically before pressing Shutter
button. As soon as the Shutter button is hit, the most recent
three seconds of video are added to the beginning of the clip.
Display the icon in red while turning Pre-record on.
Pre-record will be cancelled in the following situation:
• After recording starts.
• Switch to Photo mode or Playback mode.
• Any kind of menu is turned on.
• Enter USB mode.
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Playback
Playback the still images, video and audio clips on the LCD screen.
Viewing in Single Navigation
The Single navigation mode displays the image one by one on the LCD monitor. To view images/videos/audio clips,
follow the steps below.
1. Slide the Mode switch to Playback mode
.
2. The LCD monitor displays an image. To understand the icons and other information on the screen, please see
“Photo Mode Screen Layout” on page 14.
Still Image
3. Use the
or
Movie
Audio Clip
keys to view next/previous image/video/audio.
4. To play a movie or audio clip, press the OK button
Voice Recording" on page 52 for more details.
. See "Playing Videos" on page 51 and "Playing
Viewing Thumbnails
This feature will display 9-thumbnail images or by calendar mode on the LCD monitor at the same time. Searching
numerous of images is much easier then single view navigation.
To set 9-images mode
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
2. Press the
.
button once to enter 9-images mode.
3. Use the navigation controls to move through the items.
4. Press the OK button
to select the image and view it normally.
Scroll bar.
If scroll bars appear, it indicates that the screen can be scrolled.
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To set calendar mode
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
2. Press the
mode.
.
button twice to view thumbnails in calendar
3. Use the navigation controls to move through the items.
4. Press the OK button
normally.
to select a image and view it
In calendar mode:
• The first file (Including photo, video, audio and error file) recorded on each date
appears on the screen.
• Press the
button would back to 9-images mode.
Thumbnail icons:
Thumbnails images may contain icons. These icons indicate the type of file or recording:
Icon
Item
Description
Voice Memo
Indicates that a voice memo is attached to the image.
Movie
Indicates a recorded movie. The image displayed is the first frame of the movie
clip.
Locked File
Indicates that the image has been locked. Locked files cannot be edited or
deleted.
Voice Record
Indicates a voice recording file.
File Error
Indicates an error file.
Zooming images
The zoom view function works with Photos only.
• In normal view, press the
desired zoom view.
button repeatedly until the
• The 4 arrows on the LCD monitor indicate that the image is
zoomed in.
• Zoom to view a Photo of up to 12X.
• Use the navigation controls to view the zoomed photo.
• Press the Menu button
to close zoom view.
For 320 x 240 resolution photos, they can only zoom in up to 6X.
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Playing Videos
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
.
2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved
images. A movie clip has a movie icon displayed on screen.
3. Press the OK button
to play the video.
4. During playback, press and hold the
or
keys to fast
forward or rewind the movie. The camera supports forward
and rewind speed of up to 4x.
5. During playback, use the Zoom buttons
volume/Press the
6. Press the
to control volume. Press the
button to decrease volume.
key to pause playback. Press the key
on screen except
again to resume. When paused, the play info will remain
.
7. To forward or rewind the video frame by frame, press the key
keys.
8. Press the
mode.
button to increase
to pause playback, then press the
or
key to stop the playback. The LCD monitor displays the movie frame image in Single navigation
• The play info, except the icon
, will be displayed when the movie is
paused, during REW/FF or frame by frame modes
• Volume cannot be adjusted when paused or during REW/FF modes.
To capture screenshot image from a movie clip
1. During playback of movie, press the key
on your desired movie frame to capture.
2. Press the Shutter button
to pause playback
to capture a screenshot.
3. The camera will automatically stop playback. The LCD monitor
displays the captured photo in Single navigation mode.
This feature does not function when the memory card is full or the folder cannot be
created. The icon
does not appear on the screen either.
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Playing Voice Recording
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
.
2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved images.
When viewing a voice recording file, the LCD monitor displays
the screen layout of Audio clips. See picture on the right.
3. Press the OK button
to play the voice recording.
4. During playback, use the Zoom buttons
volume. Press the
to control
button to increase volume/Press the
button to decrease volume.
5. Press the
key to pause playback. Press the
remain on screen except
key again to resume. When paused, the play info will
.
key to stop the playback. The LCD monitor displays the image in Single navigation mode.
6. Press the
Volume cannot be adjusted during Pause or REW/FF modes.
Playing Voice Memo
Voice memo is separately recorded and attached to a captured image. See "Voice Memo" on page 56 on how to
record voice memo.
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
.
2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved images.
An image file with voice memo has a voice memo icon located
on the top center of the LCD monitor. See picture on the right.
3. Press the OK button
to play the voice recording.
4. During playback, use the Zoom buttons
volume/Press the
5. Press the key
button to increase
button to decrease volume.
to pause playback. Press the key
remain on screen except
6. Press the key
to control volume. Press the
again to resume. When paused, the play info will
.
to stop the playback. The LCD monitor displays the image in Single navigation mode.
Volume cannot be adjusted when you pause the voice memo.
Deleting an Image/Video/Audio
There are two ways to delete an image/video/audio:
• Using the Delete button.
• Using Playback Menu Delete settings. See “Delete” on page 53.
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Using the Delete Button
Use the Fn/Delete button on your camera to delete or mark an image/video/audio
clip for deletion.
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
.
2. View images/videos/audio clips in Single navigation mode.
3. Use the
or
keys to scroll the display.
4. When the desired image/video/audio clip is displayed on the LCD
monitor, press the Fn/Delete
button.
5. A confirmation selection appears on screen.
6. Select Delete.
7. Press the OK button
to delete.
8. The next image is displayed on the LCD monitor. To delete another file, use the
the images/videos/audio clips. Then, repeat steps 5 to 7.
or
keys to scroll through
9. To close the Delete function and go back to the single navigation mode, select Cancel.
Locked files cannot be deleted at any time. When you try to delete a locked file, the
camera displays “File Locked” message on the LCD monitor.
Playback Menu
The Playback menu allows you to edit images, record voice memo, and setup playback settings.
To go to Playback Menu:
1. Slide the mode switch to Playback mode
2. Press Menu button
3. Use the
or
.
to launch the Playback Menu.
keys to move through the menu selections.
4. To select a menu, press
or the OK button
.
5. Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation control.
6. Press the OK button
to save and apply settings.
Slideshow
The slideshow function enables you to playback your still images automatically in order one image at a time.
To view slideshow:
1. From the Playback menu, select Slideshow. The Slideshow menu appears.
2. Set the slideshow settings.
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3. Select Start, then press the OK button
to start the slideshow.
4. During slideshow, press the OK button
to pause slideshow.
or
5. Use the
keys to move through the options. Select whether to Continue or Exit the slideshow.
6. Press the OK button
to apply selected option.
To change slideshow settings:
1. From the Slideshow menu, use the
through the selections.
or
keys to move
2. Select Interval setting. Press the
or
keys to adjust.
Choose among the available interval settings: 1 sec., 3 sec., 5
sec., and 10 sec.
3. Select Transition setting. Press the
or
keys to adjust.
Choose among the available transition settings:
• Horizontal
• Shrink
• Fade
• Random
4. Select Repeat setting. Press the
or
keys to adjust. Available settings are: Yes, No.
Delete
The Delete function allows to remove unwanted files in the internal memory or on the memory card. Protected files
cannot be erased, to delete, unprotect the file first. See “Protect” on page 55.
To delete a image/video/audio clip:
1. From the Playback menu, select Delete.
2. The Delete submenu is displayed on the LCD monitor. Available
select settings:
• Single. Select one file to delete.
• Voice Only. Delete only the attached voice memo, not voice
clips. The image is still retained in the memory.
• Multi. Select multiple files to delete at the same time.
• All. Delete all files.
To delete a single file:
1. Select Single in the Delete submenu, the images are displayed
on the LCD monitor in single navigation mode.
2. Use the
or
keys to scroll the display.
3. When the desired image/video/audio clip is displayed on the
LCD monitor, select Delete.
4. Press the OK button
to delete.
5. The next image is displayed on the LCD monitor. To delete another file, use the
the images/videos/audio clips. Repeat steps 3 to 4.
6. To close the Delete function and go back Playback menu, select Cancel.
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or
keys to scroll through
To delete attached voice memo:
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
.
2. View images/videos/audio clips in Single navigation mode.
3. Use the
or
keys to scroll until the desired image with voice
memo is displayed on the screen.
to launch the Playback Menu.
4. Press Menu button
or
keys to move through the Playback menu
5. Use the
selections then select Delete.
6. From the Delete submenu, select Voice only.
7. A confirmation selection appears, select Delete.
8. Press the OK button
to delete the attached voice memo and go back to Playback mode.
The Voice Memo submenu is disabled if the current image displayed, at the time you
access the Delete menu, does not have any attached voice memo.
To delete multiple files:
1. Select Multi in the Delete submenu, the images are displayed in
thumbnail view on the LCD monitor.
2. Use the navigation control to move through the files.
3. When the desired image/video/audio clip is highlighted, press
the OK button
deletion.
to mark image/video/audio clip for
4. Repeat step 3 until all desired images for deletion are marked.
5. Press the Menu button
. A confirmation selection appears.
6. Select Yes to confirm.
7. Press the OK button
to delete marked files.
To delete all files:
1. Select All in the Delete submenu. A confirmation message
appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button
to delete all files.
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Protect
Set the data to read-only to prevent images from being erased by mistake.
A protected file has a lock icon
when viewed on Playback mode.
To protect files:
1. From the Playback menu, select Protect.
2. The Protect submenu is displayed on the LCD monitor.
Available select settings:
• Single. Select one file to lock.
• Multi. Select multiple files from the thumbnail view to lock.
• Lock All. Lock all files
• Unlock All. Unlock all files.
To protect/unprotect a single file:
1. Select Single in the Protect submenu, the images are
displayed on the LCD monitor in single navigation mode.
2. Use
or
keys to scroll the display.
3. When the desired file is displayed on the LCD monitor, select
Lock/Unlock.
4. Press the OK button
go back to Playback mode.
to protect/unprotect the file and
To protect/unprotect multiple files:
1. Select Multi in the Protect submenu, the images are displayed
in thumbnail view on the LCD monitor.
2. Use the navigation control to move through the files.
3. When the desired file is highlighted, press the OK button
to mark/unmark the file clip for protection.
4. Repeat step 3 until all desired files to protect are marked.
5. Press the Menu button
appears.
. A confirmation selection
6. Select Yes.
7. Press the OK button
to lock files and go back to Playback mode.
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To protect all files:
1. Select Lock all in the Protect submenu. A confirmation
message appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button
to lock all files.
To unlock all files:
1. Select Unlock all in the Protect submenu. A confirmation
message appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button
to unlock all protected files.
Red-eye Correction
The Red-eye Correction function is used to reduce red eye in captured images. This function is only available for still
images. Red-eye correction can be applied to an image several times, but the quality may gradually deteriorate.
To activate Red-eye Correction:
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
2. Press the
or
.
keys to scroll and select an image.
to launch the Playback
3. Press the Menu button
menu.
4. Select Red-eye Correction.
5. Select Start.
6. Press the OK button
to start correction.
7. After completing Red-eye correction, a menu selection appears. Select whether to:
• Overwrite. Save and replace old file with a new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel red-eye correction.
8. Press the OK button
to save/cancel changes.
Voice Memo
A maximum of 30 seconds of audio can be recorded as a memo for captured still images.
To record voice memo:
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
2. Press the
or
.
keys to scroll and select an image to attach voice memo to.
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3. Press the Menu button
to launch the Playback menu.
4. Select Voice Memo.
5. Select Start, then press the OK button
6. Press the OK button
to start recording.
again to stop recording.
Time left (n seconds) for recording.
When recording a voice memo to an image with an existing voice memo, the old
recording file would be replaced by the new one.
Color Mode
The Color Mode function lets you adjust edit still images to apply different colors or tones for a more artistic effect.
Edited photos in this function are saved as a new file.
To activate Color Mode:
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
2. Press the
or
.
keys to scroll and select an image to edit.
3. Press the Menu button
to launch the Playback menu.
4. Select Photo Edit. The Photo Edit submenu appears.
5. Press the
or
keys to scroll and select an option. As you move through the selection, the preview on the LCD
monitor changes synchronously.
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The succeeding table shows the available settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Normal
No effect is added to the image.
Sepia
Image is saved with a sepia tone.
B&W
Image is saved in black and white.
Negative
Image appears to be the opposite of the original image.
Mosaic
Image is saved with mosaic tiles.
Vivid Red
Image is saved with reddish tint.
Vivid Green
Image is saved with greenish tint.
Vivid Blue
Image is saved with bluish tint.
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Trim
The Trim function allows you to trim an image to another image size. This function is only available for still images.
To trim an image:
1. Set the camera to Playback mode.
2. Use the
or
keys to scroll and select an image to trim.
3. Press the Menu button
to launch the Playback menu.
4. Select Trim. The Trim screen layout is displayed on the LCD
monitor.
5. Use the Zoom buttons
to change size as zoom in/out.
No.
Description
1
Enlarged image
2
4-way indicator
3
Trimmed size
4
The approx. location of the trimmed area
5
Image area
6. Use the navigation controls to move the image.
7. Press the OK button
to apply changes. A menu selection appears.
8. Select whether to:
• Overwrite. Save and replace the old file with the new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel resize.
9. Press the OK button
to save/cancel changes.
• Trim function is not available for photos with image size set to VGA.
• All images will be trimmed in 4:3 ratio regardless of its original image ratio.
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Resize
Resizes a previously saved image and only resizing to a smaller size is available.
To resize an image:
1. Set the camera to Playback mode
2. Use the
or
.
keys to scroll and select an image to resize.
to launch the Playback
3. Press the Menu button
menu.
4. Select Resize. The Resize submenu is displayed on the LCD
monitor.
5. Select size among: 8M, 5M, 3M, and VGA. Available size settings
may vary depending on original image size. Unavailable settings
appear as gray icons in Resize submenu.
6. After selecting size, a menu selection appears. Select whether
to:
• Overwrite. Save and replace old file with a new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel resize.
to save/cancel changes.
7. Press the OK button
Resize function is not available for photos with image size set to VGA.
Startup Image
Specify the startup image from the captured images for camera.
1. Press the Menu button
menu.
to launch the Playback
2. Select Startup Image. The menu selection appears.
3. Select options:
• System. Use camera default image.
• My Photo. Use the
image.
or
keys to scroll and select desired
• Off. Disable the startup image.
4. Press the OK button
to apply changes.
The startup image will still be displayed startup even if the selected image was
deleted.
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DPOF
DPOF is the abbreviation for Digital Print Order Format, which allows you to embed printing information on your
memory card. You can select the images to be printed and how many prints to make with the DPOF menu in the
camera and insert the memory card to the card compatible printer. When the printer starts printing, it will read the
embedded information on the memory card and print the specified images.
To set DPOF:
1. Press the Menu button
menu.
to launch the Playback
2. Select DPOF. The submenu appears. Available settings are as
follows:
• Single. Select a single image to mark.
• All. Mark all images in the memory card.
• Reset. Reset all DPOF settings to initial default settings.
To set DPOF on a single image/all images:
1. Select Single or All on the DPOF submenu.
2. For single image, use the
image to mark for printing.
or
keys to scroll and select an
3. Specify the number of copies. Use the
decrease number.
4. Press the
date stamp.
or
to increase/
button to toggle between turning on/off the
5. Press the OK button
to save DPOF settings.
To reset DPOF:
1. Select Reset on the DPOF submenu. A confirmation message
appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button
to reset DPOF settings.
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PictBridge
The PictBridge function allows you to print images captured by your camera without connecting the camera to a PC.
Print images with a PictBridge compatible printer directly.
To activate PictBridge:
Connect your camera to a PictBridge compatible printer using the USB cable. See illustration below.
If the printer does not support date & time imprint, the date & time imprint function
will be disabled in PictBridge.
Radial Blur
The Radial Blur is an effect creates blurs around a point, simulating the result of a zooming or rotating camera.
To set Radial blur for an image:
1. Use the
or
keys to specify the level of blurs. The
adjusting result on preview synchronously while selecting the
level.
2. Press the OK button
to proceed save options.
3. Available settings are as follow:
• Overwrite. Save and replace the old file with a new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel Radial blur.
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Using the Setup Menu
You can access the Setup menu whether you are in Record or Playback mode.
The Setup menu allows to configure general camera settings.
To go to Setup Menu:
1. Press Menu button
Menu.
2. Use the
or
or
3. Use the
to launch the Record/Playback
keys to switch the menu tab to Setup menu.
keys to move through the menu selections.
4. To select an item, press the OK button
or
key.
5. Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation control.
6. Press the OK button
to save and apply settings.
Setting Sounds
Use the Sound menu functions to control the sounds produced by the camera.
1. From the Setup menu, select Sounds.
2. Adjusts sound settings.
3. Press the OK button
to apply changes.
Item
Available Settings
Description
Startup
Sound 1, Sound 2, Sound 3, Off
Selects the startup sound when camera is turned on.
Shutter
On, Off
Enables or disables shutter sound when Shutter button is pressed.
Shutter sound is not available when recording movies or voice
clips.
Beep
Volume
0-4
Adjusts volume.
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Setting Power Save
The Power Save function allows you to set an idle time after which
the camera automatically sets to sleep mode to save power. After
a minute of being in sleep mode, the camera eventually turns off
power.
This function is not available in the following instances:
• Recording a movie or audio file
• Playing a slideshow/video/audio file
• Using the USB connector
Setting LCD Save
Enable the LCD Save function to automatically decrease the LCD brightness to conserve battery power. When the
camera is idle for 20 seconds, the LCD darkens. Press any button to resume to normal brightness.
• The camera is idle when no buttons are pressed. LCD Save, though enabled, does not function during video
playback, slideshow, video recording and Pre-Composition scene mode shooting.
Setting Date & Time
Use the Date & Time function to set the date and time of your camera. This function is useful in attaching date
stamps on captured images. Your camera uses a 24-hour time format.
1. Press the navigation controls to adjust date and time value. By holding down the
values changes continuously.
2. Press the OK button
to apply changes.
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or
keys, the numeric
Setting Language
Specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the LCD monitor.
1. Use the navigation control to scroll through the list and select the desired language.
2. Press the OK button
to confirm and apply settings.
Setting File Numbering
This function allows you to select the method in which to assign file numbers to images.
Available settings are:
• Series. Assigns number to files in sequence even if the folder is changed.
• Reset. Starts from 0001 each time the folder is changed.
To understand folder and file structure of your camera, see “About Folder and File Names” on page 72.
Setting TV Out
Use the TV Out function to adjust video output signal to accommodate different regional settings. If TV out is not set
correctly, the image may not display properly on TV.
Available settings are:
• NTSC. Applicable in Japan, USA, Canada, Taiwan and others.
• PAL. Applicable in Europe, Asia (excluding Taiwan), Oceania and others.
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Setting LCD Brightness
Select a brightness level for the LCD monitor.
Setting Memory Kit
This utility formats the internal memory (or memory card) and erases all stored images and data.
Available settings are:
• Format. Select to format currently used memory.
• Copy to Card. Select to copy all files stored in the internal memory to the memory card.
• If the photos were saved in the internal memory when inserting memory card into
the camera. You can use Copy to Card function in order to copy all photos from
the internal memory into memory card.
• If there is a memory card inserted in the memory slot, the camera automatically
saves all files to the memory card.
• If there is no memory card or the internal memory is empty, the Copy to Card
function is disabled.
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Reset All
Use this function to reset the camera to its factory settings. However, the following settings are exceptions and not
affected by Reset.
• Date and Time
• Language
• TV Out
• Custom White Balance data
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Making Connections
Connect your camera to: computer, or a printer.
Connecting the Camera to a PC
You can transfer images, videos and audio files to your PC.
1. Connect one end of the USB cable to an available USB port on your computer.
2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB terminal on the camera.
3. Power on the camera.
4. The USB mode menu appears on the screen. Select Computer by using the
button
or
.
5. The PC starts to detect the connection while the LCD monitor appears Connecting….
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key and press the OK
6. Connection established after PC MODE appeared on the LCD monitor.
7. Access the files in the camera by your PC.
• The camera’s internal memory and memory card would display as removable drives
in PC.
• After the connection, no image is displayed on the LCD monitor.
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Connecting the Camera to a Printer
Print your photos directly using a PictBridge compatible printer.
1. Turn on your Printer. Check that the printer is turned on, there is paper in the printer, and there are no printer
error messages.
2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the printer while the other end to USB terminal on the camera.
3. The USB mode menu appears on the screen. Select Printer by using the
button
or
key and press the OK
.
4. Enter the print mode and print the selected images.
For details on the following page “Setting the Print Mode Menu”.
Setting the Print Mode Menu
Print Mode menu appears on the screen after the connection between a printer and your camera is established.
Print Mode includes three major settings:
• Print Select. An image can then be selected to print.
• Print All. Prints all images.
• Print Index. Prints all images as thumbnails.
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To set Print Select
1. Use the
printing.
or
keys to scroll and select an image for
2. Specify the number of copies. Use the
increase/decrease number.
3. Press the FUNC button
on/ off the date stamp.
4. Press the OK button
or
key to
to toggle between turning
to enter printer settings.
To set Print All and Print Index
Repeat the same steps 2 to 4, then enter printer settings.
To set Printer Settings
1. Use the
or
key to specify a print option.
2. Modify paper size and quality by the
setting:
or
keys. Available
• Paper size: Default / A4 / 4”x 6”
• Quality: Default / Fine / Normal
3. Select Print on the screen for printing. Or Cancel to go back
Print Mode.
Start Printing
• LCD monitor appears “Now printing…”.
• Or press Menu button
to stop printing anytime.
After the printer has printed all the photos that had been selected, disconnect the
camera from the printer.
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Appendix
About Folder and File Names
Your camera automatically creates specific directory of folder in the internal memory cards to organize captured
images, videos and audio files.
File Naming
File names begin with “HPIM” and followed by a 4-digit number that increases in sequence. File numbering starts
from 0001 when a new folder is created.
If the highest folder number is 999 and the highest file number exceeds 9999, the camera will display the warning
message “Folder cannot be created”. When this happens, try one of the following ways:
• Reset the file number. See “Setting File Numbering” on page 66.
• Plug in a new memory card.
Do not change the folder and file names in the memory card using your PC. It may
be unable to playback the data using the camera.
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause and/or Action
Camera does not turn on.
One or both of the batteries may be exhausted. Replace the batteries.
Camera turns off automatically.
Press any button except the Power button to power on the camera.
LCD turns blank.
Press any button except the Power button to turn on the LCD.
Empty battery icon is displayed
on the LCD, and then the
camera turns off.
One or both of the batteries may be exhausted. Replace the batteries.
LCD screen displays ‘No images
in memory’.
The image file on the memory card. Image file format may not be supported.
LCD screen displays ‘Not
available for this file’.
Function is only available for specific file types. File format is not supported.
LCD screen displays ‘Memory
full’.
Memory card is full. Replace the memory card with a new one or delete
unnecessary images.
LCD screen displays ‘File
locked’
This file is locked. Unlock the file.
LCD screen displays ‘Card
locked’.
The memory card is protected. Remove the card and slide the write-protect
switch to it’s unlock position.
LCD screen displays ‘CARD HAS
WRONG FORMAT’.
The memory card is protected. Remove the card and slide the write-protect
switch to it’s unlock position.
LCD screen displays ‘Copy
error’.
The memory card is protected. Remove the card and slide the write-protect
switch to it’s unlock position. The memory card is full. Replace card or delete
unnecessary files.
The lens is extended and will
NOT retract.
Do not force the lens to go back. The type of the battery used may be incorrect
or the battery power level is too low. Change the battery or charge the battery
before using the camera.
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Getting Help
Should you have a technical support question or your HP Digital Camera require service within the warranty
period, please contact the original point of purchase or an authorized HP reseller in your country. If service
is not available at those locations, please contact an HP Branded Product warranty agent from the support
contact list provided below. A service agent will work with you to troubleshoot your issue and if necessary,
issue a Return Material Authorization (RMA) number in order to replace your HP Branded Product. For
warranty claims, you will be required to provide a copy of your original dated sales receipt as proof of
purchase and the issued RMA number. You will be responsible for shipping charges when shipping the
product to the service center. The service agent will provide you with an address and you will also be
responsible for any shipping charges to the warranty service center. Once your product is received by this
service center, a replacement unit will be shipped back to you typically within 5 business days.
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