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The Components Guide
Preparation
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Menus and Settings
Printing
Downloading Images
to a Computer
Basic
Camera User Guide
Please Read This First
This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
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Flowchart and Reference Guides
The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary
according to the flowchart below.
For information on included items
and items sold separately
System Map
The Components Guide
Preparations
• Charging the battery
• Installing the battery and memory card
• Setting the date, time and language
Basic Camera User
Guide (This Guide)
• Read this first.
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Menus and Settings
Handling precautions, references to
the various shooting and playback
functions
Printing
• Installing the software
• Downloading images to a
computer
• Using the software
Advanced Camera
User Guide
Direct Print User Guide
Basic Camera User
Guide (This Guide)
Software Starter Guide
ZoomBrowser EX/
ImageBrowser
Software User Guide
• PDF manuals available on
the Canon website.
http://web.canon.jp/
Imaging/information-e.html
In this guide, the Basic Camera User Guide is called the Basic Guide,
and the Advanced Camera User Guide is called the Advanced Guide.
The Components Guide
„ Front View
Attaching the Neck Strap
The Components Guide
a AF-assist Beam (Advanced Guide p. 27)
b Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 15)
c Self-Timer Lamp (p. 17)
d Neck Strap Mounts
e Viewfinder Window (p. 4)
f Flash (p. 14)
g Speaker
h Ring Release Button (Advanced Guide p. 142)
i Ring (Advanced Guide p. 142)
j Lens
• Pull the strap tight in the buckle so that it does not slip. Perform the same
steps on the other side of the camera.
• Avoid waving the camera about or catching it on other items when suspending
it from the strap.
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„ Back View
a LCD Monitor (Advanced Guide p. 12)
b Viewfinder (p. 4)
c Terminal Cover
d DC Coupler Cable Cover (Advanced Guide p. 139)
e Memory Card Slot / Battery Cover (p. 6)
f Tripod Socket
g A/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 133)
h DIGITAL Terminal (p. 27)
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„ Controls
n
(AE Lock/FE Lock)/
(Microphone) Button
(Advanced Guide pp. 68, 69,
101, 102)
o
(Exposure)/
(Jump)/
Button (Advanced Guide pp.
41, 92)
p FUNC./SET (Function/Set)
Button (p. 20)
q MENU Button (p. 21)
r DISPLAY Button (Advanced
Guide p. 12)
s
(AF Frame Selector)/
(Single Image Erase) Button
(p. 19, Advanced Guide p. 61)
t
(Macro)/
Button (p. 16)
u
(Manual Focus)/
Button
(Advanced Guide p. 65)
v (Flash)/
Button (p. 14)
w
(Continuous)/
(Selftimer)/
Button (p. 17,
Advanced Guide p. 44)
x Control Dial (p. 4)
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a Indicators (p. 5)
b Diopter Adjustment Dial (p. 4)
c
(Shortcut)/
(Print/
Share) Button (pp. 22, 30,
Advanced Guide p. 82)
d ISO Speed Dial (Advanced
Guide p. 38)
e ISO Speed Lamp
f Hot Shoe (Advanced Guide
p. 144)
g Power Lamp
h Microphone (Advanced Guide
pp. 101, 102)
i Shooting Mode Dial (pp. 10, 11)
j Shutter Button (p. 10)
k Zoom Lever (p. 14, Advanced
Guide p. 36)
Shooting:
(Wide Angle)/
(Telephoto)
Playback:
(Index)/
(Magnify)
l Power Button (p. 9)
m
(Playback) Button (p. 9)
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„ Using the Optical Viewfinder to Shoot
Turning the LCD monitor off (Advanced Guide p. 12) and using the
optical viewfinder can help conserve power while shooting.
• You can adjust the viewfinder with the diopter adjustment dial to
adapt to your vision so that the subject appears in sharp focus.
Adjustments of –3.0 to +1.0 1/m (dpt) can be made.
• The viewfinder has a field of vision of approximately 80% of the
actual shooting image.
Using the Control Dial
Turning the control dial counterclockwise is equivalent to pressing the
button,
while turning the control dial clockwise is equivalent to pressing the
button (it is
equivalent to pressing the
or
button with some functions).
When this arrow is
displayed, operation is
carried out using the
control dial.
You can perform the following operations when you turn the control dial.
„ The Shooting Functions
• Selecting Special Scene modes (p. 11)
•
•
•
•
Selecting /
/
(pp. 14, 16, 17, Advanced Guide p. 44)
Selecting the FUNC. menu item (p. 20)
Selecting the movie mode (Advanced Guide p. 54)
Selecting the shooting direction in Stitch Assist mode (Advanced Guide p. 52)
• Selecting a shutter speed in
• Selecting an aperture value in
•
•
•
•
•
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(Advanced Guide p. 48)
(Advanced Guide p. 50)
Selecting the shutter speed and the aperture value in
(Advanced Guide p. 51)
Selecting the AF Frame (Advanced Guide p. 61)
Adjusting the focus in manual focus mode (Advanced Guide p. 65)
Program Shift (Advanced Guide p. 69)
Adjusting the exposure (Advanced Guide p. 41)
„ The Playback Functions
• Selecting an image in Playback mode (p. 18, Advanced Guide pp. 89,
90, 92)
• Operating when viewing/editing movies (Advanced Guide pp. 94, 95)
• Operating the sound memos or sound recorder (Advanced Guide
pp. 101, 102)
• Operating DPOF (Advanced Guide pp. 111, 115)
„ The Shooting and Playback Functions
Selecting a menu item (pp. 20, 21)
Selecting a time zone (Advanced Guide p. 22)
Changing the clock display color (Advanced Guide p. 13)
Registering My Camera contents (Advanced Guide p. 118)
Indicators
The camera indicators will light or blink under the following conditions.
Never do the following while the indicator blinks green.
These actions may corrupt image data.
• Shake or jolt the camera
• Shut off the power, or open the memory card slot/battery
cover
• Upper Indicator
Green:
Ready to shoot
Blinking Green: Image recording/reading/
erasing/transferring (when
connected to a computer)
Orange:
Ready to shoot (flash on)
Blinking Orange: Ready to shoot (camera
shake warning), charging flash
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•
•
•
•
Indicators
• Lower Indicator
Yellow:
Macro mode/Manual focus mode/AF lock mode
Blinking Yellow: Focusing difficulty (camera beeps once)
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Preparations
1. Charging the Battery.
Charge the battery before use under the following circumstances.
• When using the battery for the first time.
• When the "Change the battery pack." message displays.
1. Insert the battery into the battery charger.
2. Plug the battery charger (CB-2LW) into a power outlet, or
attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB-2LWE, not
shown) and plug it into a power outlet.
The charge indicator will light orange while the battery is
charging. It will change to green when the charge is complete.
Charging takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes.
Charge Indicator
Î See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 134)
2. Installing the Battery.
1. Slide the memory card slot/battery cover lock in the
direction of the arrow (a), and open the memory card slot/
battery cover (b).
2. Push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow (c) and
insert the battery until it locks.
To remove the battery, push the battery lock in the direction of
the arrow (c) and hold it while pulling the battery out.
Battery Lock
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3. Inserting the Memory Card.
1. Insert the memory card until it
clicks into place.
2. Close the memory card slot/battery
cover.
Back
Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before
inserting it in the camera. It may damage the camera, or
the camera may not recognize the card, if it is inserted
incorrectly.
„ To Remove the Memory Card
Preparations
Î See the Advanced Guide: Handling the Memory Card (p. 136).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Formatting Memory Cards (p. 33).
Push the memory card with your finger until the memory card clicks
and then release it.
You can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and
MultiMediaCards with this camera.
These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide.
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First Time Settings
„ Setting the Date/Time
1. Press the power button (a).
2. Use the
or
button to select an item and the
or
button to change its value (b).
To set the daylight saving option, select the
icon and use the
or
button to configure the setting.
3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the
FUNC./SET button (c).
The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 21).
• A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera
to save such settings as the date/time. This battery
charges when the main battery is in the camera. When
you purchase the camera, place the main battery in it
for approximately four hours or use AC Adapter Kit
ACK-DC20 (sold separately) to charge the lithium
battery. It will charge even if the camera is turned off.
• The date/time settings may be lost after approximately
three weeks if you remove the main battery. Reset the
date/time settings if this occurs.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the World Clock (p. 22).
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„ Setting the Display Language
1. Press the
(playback) button.
2. Hold down the FUNC./SET button and press the MENU
button.
3. Use the
,
,
or
button to select a language and
press the FUNC./SET button.
The display language can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 21).
„ Switching between Shooting Mode and Playback Mode
Power off
Press the
(playback)
button.
Playback mode
Press the shutter
button halfway.
Press the
power button.
Preparations
Press the
power button.
Shooting mode
Press the
(playback) button.
Press the
shutter button
halfway.
Playback mode
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Shooting
1. Press the power button.
Power button
The start-up sound will play and the startup image will display in the LCD monitor.
• Pressing the power button again turns
the power off.
• Pressing the power button while
pressing and holding the DISPLAY
button will turn on the mute setting which
will mute all sounds except for warning
sounds.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 12).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Power Saving Function (p. 21).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Set up Menu (p. 28).
Î See the Advanced Guide: My Camera Menu (p. 31).
2. Set the shooting mode dial to
.
3. Aim the camera at the subject.
4. Focus and shoot.
Indicators
1. Press the shutter button halfway to
focus.
When the camera focuses, the camera
beeps twice and the indicator lights
green (orange when using the flash).
Also, the AF frame appears in green on
the LCD monitor at the point where the camera is focused.
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2. Press the shutter button fully to
shoot.
The shutter sound will play and the image
will record. The indicator will blink green
while the image is recorded to the memory
card.
Î See Indicators (p. 5).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Selecting an AF Frame (p. 61).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the Image Stabilizer Function (p. 35).
Î See the Advanced Guide for the various shooting methods available.
„ Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting
Shooting
After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for
approximately 2 seconds.
You can continue to display images regardless of the review duration
setting with the following procedures.
• Keeping the shutter button pressed after a shot.
• Pressing the FUNC./SET or DISPLAY button while the image is
displayed in the LCD monitor.
To stop displaying the image, press the shutter button halfway.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Review (p. 27).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Checking for Focus Right After Shooting (p. 46).
Î See Erasing (p. 19).
Selecting a Shooting Mode
1. Set the shooting mode dial to the desired mode (a).
In the
and
modes, use the control dial (b) to select a
shooting mode.
Creative zone
Auto
Image zone
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„ Shooting Modes
Auto
The camera automatically selects settings.
When a shooting mode appropriate for the shooting conditions is selected, the
camera automatically adjusts settings for optimal shooting.
(Special Scene)
You can shoot with the most appropriate settings for the scene.
Portrait
Blurs the
background and
makes a person
stand out.
Night Scene
Allows you to capture
human subjects against
the backdrop of an
evening sky or night
scene. The flash is directed at the person and
the shutter speed is slow, so both the person
and the background can be beautifully shot.
Night
Snapshot
Image
zone
Allows you to take
snapshots of people
against twilight or night
backgrounds by reducing the effects of
camera shake even without using a tripod.
Indoor
Prevents camera
shake and
maintains the
subject’s true color
when shooting
under fluorescent or tungsten lighting.
Snow
Shoots without a
blue tinge and
without making
people appear dark
against a snowy background.
Fireworks
Captures fireworks
in the sky sharply
and at optimal
exposure.
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Landscape
Optimized for
shooting landscape
scenes which
contain both near
and far subjects.
Sports
Shoots continuous
images with
autofocus. Well
suited for shooting
moving subjects.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 44).
Kids&Pets
Allows you to
capture subjects
that move around,
such as children
and pets, without missing photo
opportunities.
Foliage
Shoots trees and
leaves - such as
new growth,
autumn leaves or
blossoms - in vivid colors.
Beach
Shoots without
making people
appear dark near
water or sand
where reflected sunlight is strong.
Aquarium
Selects the optimal
ISO speed, white
balance and color
balance to capture
fish and other items in an indoor
aquarium.
Underwater
ISO 3200
Appropriate for
shooting images with
Waterproof Case WPDC11 (sold
separately). This mode uses an optimal
white balance setting to reduce bluish tones
and record images with a natural hue.
Color
Accent
Image
zone
Shoots with the
ISO speed set to
3200, twice as fast
as ISO 1600. Use
when high speed is required. Avoids
blurring of the subject and the effects
of camera shake.
Color Swap
Use this option to
have only the color
specified in the
LCD monitor remain and to transform
all others to black and white.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 78).
Use this option to
transform a color
specified in the
LCD monitor into
another.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 79).
Stitch Assist
Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later be
merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a
computer.
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 52).
Shoots a movie when you press the shutter button.
Apart from [
Standard] mode, you can also select from [
High Resolution]
which is suitable for viewing on computer monitors at large sizes, [
Compact]
which is convenient for email attachments, [
Color Accent] which has only the
color specified in the LCD monitor remain and transforms all others to black and
white, and [
Color Swap] which transforms a color specified in the LCD
monitor into another color.
Shooting
Movie
Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 54).
,
,
,
,
,
Creative You can freely select camera settings such as the exposure and
aperture value to suit your shooting purposes.
zone
Î See the Advanced Guide (pp. 48-51, p. 59).
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 168).
• With
, recording pixels are fixed at
.
• The shutter speed is slow in
or
mode. Always
use a tripod to avoid camera shake.
• In
,
,
,
,
,
,
,
or
mode, the
ISO speed may increase and cause noise in the image
depending on the scene being shot.
• In
mode, shoot with the subject more than 1 m (3.3
ft.) away from the front of the lens.
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• To shoot underwater, install the camera in Waterproof
Case WP-DC11 (sold separately).
• We recommend you use Waterproof Case WP-DC11 for
shooting at ski resorts or beaches.
Using the Zoom
1. Press the zoom lever toward
or
.
The zoom can be adjusted from 35 – 210 mm (focal length) in
35mm film equivalent terms. The zoom bar appears when you
press the zoom lever.
Wide Angle: Zooms out from
the subject.
Telephoto: Zooms in on the
subject.
Using the Flash
1. Press the
button (a) and use the
switch between modes (b).
or
button to
:Auto
:On
:Off
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Î See Setting the Red-Eye Reduction Function (p. 15).
Î See Setting the Slow Synchro Function (p. 15).
cannot be set in
mode.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 168).
Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11).
You are recommended to shoot with the camera
attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake
warning icon
appears.
„ Setting the Red-Eye Reduction Function
You can set whether the camera automatically performs red-eye
reduction when the flash fires.
* This reduces light reflecting back from the eyes and marking them appear red.
1.
(Rec.) Menu
[On]*/[Off].
[Red-Eye]
Shooting
Î See Menus and Settings (p. 20).
* Default setting.
„ Setting the Slow Synchro Function
The flash timing is adjusted to slow shutter speeds. This reduces the
chance that only the background will appear dark when a person is
shot against a twilight background or night scene, or when an interior
shot is taken.
1.
(Rec.) Menu
[On]/[Off]*.
[Slow Synchro]
Î See Menus and Settings (p. 20).
* Default setting.
The slow synchro function cannot be set in
mode.
When [Slow Synchro] set to [On], camera shake may
become a factor. Use of a tripod is recommended.
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Shooting Close-ups (Macro)
1. Press the
button (a) and use the
display
(b).
or
button to
When using the zoom in macro mode, a
Zoom bar Yellow bar
yellow bar appears below the zoom bar
to indicate the range in which you cannot
use macro mode to shoot the subject.
If the zoom bar enters the yellow bar
range, the macro mode icon
will turn
gray. You can still shoot the image,
however, the shot will be taken as if in
standard shooting mode. The zoom bar disappears after
approx. 2 sec.
To cancel the macro mode, press the
button to display
.
Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items.
Macro Image Area at Minimum Shooting Distance from End of Lens to Subject
• Maximum wide angle setting: 28 x 20 mm (1.1 x 0.79 in.)
• Minimum shooting distance: 1 cm (0.39 in.)
• Use the LCD monitor to compose close-ups in macro mode
since images composed with the viewfinder may be off-center.
• Check the range of the flash when using it in macro
mode (Advanced Guide p. 151).
This setting cannot be set in some shooting modes.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 168).
Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11).
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Using the Self-Timer
1. Press the
button (a) and use the
or
button to
display
,
or
(b).
• When the shutter button is pressed fully, the self-timer lamp
will blink. When using red-eye reduction, the self-timer lamp
will blink and then stay lit for the last 2 seconds.
To cancel the self-timer, press the
button and display
.
Shooting
10 sec. delay: The shutter releases 10 sec. after the shutter button is pressed.
• 2 sec. before the shutter releases, the self-timer sound and lamp will
speed up*1.
2 sec. delay: The shutter releases 2 sec. after the shutter button is
pressed.
• The self-timer sound beeps quickly*1 when you press the shutter button
and the shutter releases 2 sec. later.
Custom Timer: You can change the delay time (0–10*2, 15, 20, 30 sec.)
and number of shots (1–10*3).
• When a delay time of over 2 seconds is set for the [Delay] option, the
self-timer sound will start 2 seconds before the shutter releases. If
multiple shots have been specified for the [Shots] option, the sound will
play for the first shot only.
* 1 May differ depending on My Camera settings.
* 2 Default setting.
* 3 Default setting is 3 shots.
This setting cannot be set in some shooting modes.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 168).
Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11).
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„ Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots (
1.
(Rec.) Menu [Selftimer] FUNC./SET button.
Î See Menus and Settings (p. 20).
2. Use the
or
button to select
[Delay] or [Shots] and the
or
button to change the setting and press
the FUNC./SET button.
3. Press the MENU button.
If the [Shots] option is set to 2 or more shots, the following occurs.
- The exposure and white balance are locked at the
settings selected for the first shot.
- If the flash is used, the interval between shots
lengthens because the flash must charge.
- The interval between shots may lengthen when the
built-in memory of the camera fills.
- Shooting will automatically cease if the memory card
becomes full.
Playback
1. Press the
(playback) button (a).
The last image that was played back
appears (Resume Playback). If additional
images were shot after viewing images in
playback mode, the last image that was shot
will appear instead. If the memory card has
been switched, or the images on the memory
card have been edited with a computer, the
newest image on the memory card appears.
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)
2. Use the
or
to view (b).
button to display the image you wish
• Use the
button to move to the previous image and the
button to move the next image.
• Holding the button down advances the images more rapidly, but
shows them less clearly.
• You can also select images by turning the
control dial. Turning it counterclockwise
displays the previous image while turning it
clockwise displays the next image.
Playback screen when the
control dial is activated.
Î See the Advanced Guide for the various playback methods available.
Î See Using the Control Dial (p. 4).
Erasing
1. In the playback mode, use
You can also select an image
with the control dial.
Playback/Erasing
the
or
button to
select an image to erase
(a) and press the
button (b).
2. Confirm that [Erase] is selected and
press the FUNC./SET button (c).
To exit instead of erasing, select [Cancel].
Please note that erased images cannot be recovered.
Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Erasing Images (p. 109).
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Menus and Settings
Settings for the shooting, playback or print modes or such camera
settings as the date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC., Rec.,
Play, Print, Set up or My Camera menu.
FUNC. Menu
This menu sets many of the common shooting functions.
a
b
e
c
d
•This example shows the FUNC.
menu in
mode.
a Turn the shooting mode dial to the desired mode.
b Press the FUNC./SET button.
c Use the
or
button to select a menu item.
• Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes.
d Use the
or
button to select an option for the menu item.
• You can select further options with the MENU button for some
options.
• After selecting an option, you can press the shutter button to
shoot immediately. After shooting, this menu will appear again,
allowing you to adjust the settings easily.
• You can also use the control dial to switch between menus.
e Press the FUNC./SET button.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Menu List (p. 26).
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Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera
Menus
Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with
these menus.
(Set up) Menu
(Rec.) Menu
(My Camera) Menu
e
a
b You can switch
between menus with
the
or
button
when this part is
selected.
c
d
•This example shows the Rec. menu when in
mode.
• In playback mode, the Play, Print, Set up and My Camera menus display.
Menus and Settings
a Press the MENU button.
b Use the
or
button to switch between menus.
• You can also use the zoom lever to switch between menus.
c Use the
or
button to select a menu item.
• Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes.
• You can also use the control dial to switch between menu items.
d Use the
or
button to select an option.
• Menu items followed by an ellipsis (...) can only be set after
pressing the FUNC./SET button to display the next menu.
Press the FUNC./SET button again to confirm the setting.
e Press the MENU button.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Menu List (p. 26).
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Printing
Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer*1 with a cable
and simply press the
button on the camera.
1. Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer
and turn on the printer’s power.
Canon Brand Printers
Camera
Interface Cable
SELPHY CP Series
Compact Photo
Printers*2
PIXMA Series/
SELPHY DS
Series Bubble Jet
Printers
*1 Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it
with other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-brand
printers.
2
* You can also use card photo printers such as the CP-10/CP-100/CP-200/
CP-300.
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2. Press the
(playback) button and confirm that
,
or
is displayed in the upper left of the LCD monitor
(a).
• The
button will light blue.
• The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model.
•
will display for movies.
3. Select an image to print using the
and press the
or
button (b)
button (c).
• The
button will blink blue and printing will start.
• You can also select an image with the control dial.
Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings (p. 111).
Î See the Direct Print User Guide.
Î See the user guide for your printer.
Printing
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Downloading Images to a Computer
The following methods can be used to download images recorded by
the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS
used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 25)
in advance.
„ Camera to Computer Connection
Supplied Software
Do Not Install It
Camera
Procedure
Computer
Procedure
Windows 98
Second Edition (SE)
z
z
–
Windows Me
z
z
z
z
z
z
z
z
–
Downloading Method
OS
Install It
Computer
Procedure
Windows 2000
Windows XP
Mac OS X
Computer System
Requirements
• Basic Guide (p. 25)
• Software Starter Guide
Connecting the Camera
to a Computer
• Basic Guide (p. 27)
Downloading Images to
a Computer
• Basic Guide (pp. 28-29)
• Software Starter Guide
–
z
z
• Windows® XP
and Mac OS X
Users leaflet
„ Using a Memory Card Reader
A memory card reader can be used with all the operating systems
listed above. See the Software Starter Guide for details.
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System Requirements
Please install the software on a computer meeting the following
minimum requirements.
„ Windows
OS
Windows 98 Second Edition (SE)
Windows Me
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service
Pack 2)
Computer Model
The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with
built-in USB ports.
CPU
Pentium 500 MHz or higher processor
RAM
Windows 98 SE/Windows Me
Windows 2000/Windows XP
128 MB or more
256 MB or more
USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
• Canon Utilities
- ZoomBrowser EX
- PhotoStitch
• Canon Camera TWAIN Driver
• Canon Camera WIA Driver
Display
1,024 x 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better
200 MB or more
40 MB or more
25 MB or more
25 MB or more
„ Macintosh
OS
Mac OS X (v10.2 – v10.4)
Computer Model
The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with
built-in USB ports.
CPU
PowerPC G3/G4/G5 or Intel processor*
RAM
256 MB or more
Interface
USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
• Canon Utilities
- ImageBrowser
- PhotoStitch
Display
1,024 x 768 pixels/32,000 Colors or better
Downloading Images to a Computer
Interface
200 MB or more
40 MB or more
* EOS Utility (software for EOS DIGITAL series cameras) is only supported by
PowerPC.
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Preparing to Download Images
Ensure that you install the software first before connecting the
camera to the computer.
„ Items to Prepare
• Camera and computer
• Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera
• Interface cable supplied with the camera
1. Install the software.
1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the
computer’s CD-ROM drive.
Double-click the [Canon
Digital Camera Installer] icon
in
the CD-ROM window. When the
installer panel appears, click [Install].
2. Click [Easy Installation].
Select [Easy Installation] and
click [Next].
Proceed with the installation while
reviewing installation settings.
3. When the installation is complete,
Click either the [Finish] or [Restart]
button that appears.
When the installation is
finished, click [Exit].
4. Remove the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk from the
CD-ROM drive when your normal desktop screen appears.
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2. Connecting the camera to a computer.
1. Use the supplied interface cable to connect the computer’s
USB port to the camera’s DIGITAL terminal.
Slide the camera’s terminal cover, lift it open and plug the
interface cable in all the way.
USB Port
DIGITAL Terminal
Interface Cable
Interface Cable
Always grasp the sides of the connector when
disconnecting the interface cable from the camera’s
DIGITAL terminal.
Downloading Images to a Computer
2. Press the
(playback) button.
The camera and computer will be able to
communicate.
If the Digital Signature Not Found window appears, click [Yes].
The USB driver will automatically finish installing onto the
computer when you attach the camera and open a connection.
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Downloading Images to a Computer
A window allowing you to set the preferences will appear when a
connection is established between the camera and computer.
1. Select [Canon CameraWindow]
and click [OK] (first time only).
If the window to the right does not
appear, click the [Start] menu and
select [All Programs] or
[Programs], followed by [Canon
Utilities], [CameraWindow],
[PowerShot - IXY - IXUS - DV 6]
and [CameraWindow].
2. Download the images.
• Download the images using the camera or the computer.
• By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [My
Pictures] folder.
Downloading Images Using the Camera (p. 30).
Downloading Images Using a Computer.
By default, all images that have yet to be
downloaded will download.
You can set the type of image to download
and the destination folder.
Thumbnails (small versions) of the
downloaded images will display in the
ZoomBrowser EX Main Window. By
default, the downloaded images are
saved into subfolders according to their
shooting dates.
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Downloading Images to a Computer
The following window will appear when you establish a connection
between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the
[Canon CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at
the bottom of the desktop).
1. Download the images.
• Download the images using the camera or the computer.
• By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [Pictures]
folder.
Downloading Images Using the Camera
(p. 30).
You can set the type of image to download
and the destination folder.
Thumbnails (small versions) of the
downloaded images will display in the
ImageBrowser Browser Window. By
default, the downloaded images are
saved into folders according to their
shooting dates.
Downloading Images to a Computer
Downloading Images Using a Computer.
By default, all images that have yet to be
downloaded will download.
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Downloading Images Using the Camera
(Direct Transfer)
Use this method to download images using camera operations.
Install the supplied software and adjust the computer settings before
using this method for the first time (p. 26).
All Images
Transfers and saves all images to the computer.
New Images
Transfers and saves to the computer only the
images that have not been previously
transferred.
Transfers and saves to the computer only the
DPOF Trans. Images images with DPOF Transfer settings (Advanced
Guide p. 115).
Select & Transfer
Transfers and saves single images to the
computer as you view and select them.
Wallpaper
Transfers and saves single images to the
computer as you view and select them. The
transferred images display on the computer
desktop.
1. Confirm that the Direct Transfer
menu is displayed on the camera’s
LCD monitor.
• The
button will light blue.
• Press the MENU button if the Direct
Transfer menu fails to appear.
Direct Transfer Menu
„ All Images/New Images/DPOF Trans. Images
2. Select
,
or
button.
and press the
• The images will download. The
button will blink blue while downloading is
in progress. The display will return to the
Direct Transfer menu when the download
is complete.
• To cancel the download, press the FUNC./SET button.
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„ Select & Transfer/Wallpaper
2. Select
or
, and press the
FUNC./SET button).
button (or the
3. Select images to download and press the
button
(or the FUNC./SET button).
• The images will download. The
button will blink blue while downloading is
in progress.
• Images can also be selected during index
playback (Advanced Guide p. 90).
• Press the MENU button to return to the
Direct Transfer menu.
The option selected with the
button is retained
even when the camera’s power is turned off.
The previous setting will be in effect the next time the
Direct Transfer menu is displayed. The image selection
screen will appear directly when the [Select & Transfer]
or the [Wallpaper] option was last selected.
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Only JPEG images can be downloaded as wallpaper for
a computer. On the Windows platform, the files are
automatically created as BMP images.
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Safety Precautions
Be sure to read, understand and follow the safety precautions below
when using the camera, in order to prevent injury, burns or electrical
shock to yourself and others.
Be sure to also read the safety precautions listed in the
Advanced Camera User Guide.
Warnings
• Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes.
• Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants.
• Avoid dropping or subjecting the camera to severe impacts. Do not
touch the flash portion of the camera if it has been damaged.
• Stop operating the equipment immediately if it emits smoke or
noxious fumes.
• Do not handle the power cord if your hands are wet.
• Do not use batteries which are not specified for this camera.
• The battery charger and the compact power adapter output
terminals have been designed exclusively for this equipment. Do
not use them for other products.
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