Canon Powershot Pro70 Specifications

Hardware Guide
This guide explains the functions of this product.
Please read it to understand the correct handling procedures before using the product.
Introduction
Thank you for purchasing a Canon PowerShot Pro70 Digital Camera. The PowerShot Pro70 is a
high-quality, high-resolution digital camera. Equipped with a diverse range of advanced functions,
the PowerShot Pro70 can accommodate the needs of any photographer with its easy-to-use auto
mode, aperture-priority AE mode and continuous shooting mode.
We invite you to read this guide and the guides accompanying the bundled software to maximize
your enjoyment of the exciting world of high-quality digital photography.
Disclaimer
• While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is accurate and complete,
no liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions. Canon Inc. reserves the right to change the specifications
of the hardware and software described herein at any time without prior notice.
• No part of this guide may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system, or translated into
any language in any form, by any means, without the prior written permission of Canon Inc.
• Canon Inc. makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or
malfunction of the camera, the CompactFlash™ cards (CF cards), personal computers, peripheral devices, or use of
non-Canon CF cards.
Trademark Acknowledgments
Canon and PowerShot are trademarks of Canon Inc. Adobe and Photoshop are trademarks of Adobe Systems
Incorporated. CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. IBM is a registered trademark of International
Business Machines Corporation. Macintosh and Power Macintosh are trademarks of Apple Computer Inc. Microsoft
and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. Other
names and products not mentioned above may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Copyright © 1998 Canon Inc. All rights reserved.
Notice Please ensure that you read and follow the handling instructions on page 7 of
this guide before attempting to use the camera.
Confirm the Contents of the Package
The package in which the camera is shipped should contain the items below. Please contact your
camera distributor if you should find anything missing.
• PowerShot Pro70
• Lens Cap
• Shoulder Strap SS-PS200
• CompactFlash™ Card (CF card)
• Battery Pack NB-4H
• Compact Power Adapter CA-PS200
• DC Coupler DR-200
• Power Cord
• Video Cable VC-100
• Hardware Guide (this guide)
• Software Guide
• System Map
• Interface Cable IFC-100PC
• Interface Cable IFC-100MC
• PowerShot Pro70 Solution CD-ROM
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Operation Procedures
Installing the Batteries,
CF Card and Strap (p. 23)
Try the basic camera operations (p. 38)
CF Card
In a digital camera, a CF card
serves in place of film. Pictures
are recorded onto the CF card.
Unlike film, there is no need
for the development process.
Moreover, the CF card can be
reused as unwanted images
are erased.
Shooting
• Shooting in Auto Mode (p. 35)
• Changing the Image Size and Compression
Settings (p. 50)
• Zoom (p. 52)
• Macro Mode (p. 53)
• Continuous Shooting Mode (p. 54)
• Aperture-Priority AE Mode (p. 56)
• Exposure Compensation (p. 59)
• Self-Timer (p. 61)
• Flash Photography (p. 64)
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Review Images
• Check Your Images on the Spot (p. 48)
• Replay Images (p. 69)
Erase Unwanted Images (p. 84)
Replay Images
Erase Images
• Show Presentations on a TV (p. 81)
• Show Selected Images in an
Automated Slide Show (p. 76)
• Erasing Image Singly (p. 85)
• Erasing All Images (p. 86)
Shoot Anew
Use and Process Images
Save Images
Load Images onto a Computer
TWAIN Driver/Plug-In Module
• Create Wide Images: PhotoStitch
• Retouch Images:
PhotoImpact
• Manage Images:
TimeTunnel
ZoomBrowser
• Create Slide Show: SlideShowMaker
Processing Images on a Computer (See the Software Guides)
(Images that have been loaded onto a computer can be saved to hard or floppy disks.)
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Table of Contents
Read This First 7
Handling and Safety Precautions 7
Guide to Components 13
Preparing the Camera 23
Using the Battery Pack 23
Charging the Battery Pack 23
Installing the Battery Pack 25
Checking the Battery Charge 26
Refreshing the Battery Pack 26
Using an AC Power Source 28
Using a 2CR5 Lithium Battery 29
Replacing the Button Battery and Setting
the Date/Time 30
Replacing the Button Battery 30
Setting the Date/Time 31
Setting the Menu Language 33
Installing a CF Card 34
Switching between CF Cards 37
Installing the Strap 37
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Quick Start Guide 38
Shooting in Auto Mode 38
Replaying Images 39
Erasing Images 40
Loading Images onto a Computer 43
Shooting 44
Basic Shooting Functions 44
Selecting a Shooting Mode 44
Shutter Button 45
Optical Viewfinder 46
Using the LCD Monitor 48
Using the LCD monitor as a Viewfinder for
Shooting 48
Checking the Recorded Image with the LCD
Monitor 48
Changing the Image Quality and Size 50
Adjusting the Zoom 52
Shooting in Macro Mode 53
Shooting in Continuous Shooting Mode 54
Continuous Shooting Mode Settings 54
Shooting in Aperture-Priority AE Mode 56
Aperture-Priority AE Mode Settings 56
Exposure Compensation 59
Shooting with the Self-Timer 61
Shooting with the EOS Remote Switch 63
Attaching the Remote Switch 63
Shooting with the EOS Remote Switch 63
Shooting with a Flash 64
Using a 220EX or 380EX Flash 64
Using Other Flashes 66
Adding a Sound Annotation to an Image 67
Listening to a Sound Annotation 68
Replaying
69
Single Image Playback 69
Multi Image Playback 70
Jumping Images 70
Jumping in Single Image Playback 70
Jumping in Multi Image Playback 71
Displaying Image Information
72
Adding Sound Annotations during
Playback 74
Listening to Sound Annotations 75
Automated Playback (Slide Show) 75
Displaying the Slide Show Menu 75
Marking Images 76
Clearing Marks 78
Selecting the Play Time 78
Setting the Slide Show to Repeat 79
Replaying Slide Shows 79
Viewing Images on a TV 81
Marking Images for Automatic Printing 82
Clearing Marks 83
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Erasing 84
Erasing the Displayed Image Directly 84
Erasing Images Singly 85
Erasing All Images 86
Protecting Images 87
Additional Functions 89
Displaying the Setup Menu 89
Closing the Setup Menu 90
Adjusting the LCD Monitor Brightness 90
Setting the Beep On/Off Settings 91
Setting the Power Save Settings 91
Setting the Date/Time 93
Setting the Language 93
Resetting the File Number 94
Formatting a CF Card 95
Copying Images between CF Cards 96
Copying Images Singly 96
Copying All the Images 97
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Appendices
98
Camera Maintenance 98
Optional Accessories 99
Troubleshooting 104
List of Message Codes 109
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Handling and Safety Precautions
Please Read
Read This First
Thank you for purchasing a Canon product. Please ensure that you read and understand these
handling and safety precautions before you operate your PowerShot Pro70 Digital Camera. Once
you have read these instructions, we recommend that you keep the camera with you and try each
function as you read about it in the remaining pages.
Test Shots
Before you shoot images of subjects of importance to you, we highly recommend that you shoot
several trial images to confirm that you are operating the camera correctly. Please note that
Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and distributors of its digital cameras are not liable for
any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a PowerShot camera or
CompactFlash™ card (CF card) that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be
recorded in a format that is machine sensible.
Warning Against Copyright Infringement
Please note that PowerShot digital cameras are intended for personal use and should never be
used in a manner that infringes upon or contravenes international or domestic copyright laws
and regulations. Please be advised that in certain cases the copying of images from performances, exhibitions, or commercial properties by means of a camera or other device may
contravene copyright or other legal rights even if the image was shot for personal use.
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Safety Precautions
Read This First
• Before using the camera, please ensure that you have read and understood the safety
precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly.
• The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe
and correct operation of the camera and its accessories to prevent injuries or damage to
yourself, other persons and equipment.
• In the next few pages, the term “equipment” refers primarily to the camera and its power
supply accessories.
Warnings
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• Do not aim the camera directly into the sun or at other intense light sources that could injure
your eyesight.
• Do not trigger the optional flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes. Exposure to the
intense light produced by the flash may injure eyesight. In particular, remain at least one meter
(39 inches) away from infants when using the flash.
• Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. Accidental damage to the
camera or batteries by a child could result in serious injury. In addition, placement of the strap
around the child’s neck could result in suffocation.
• Be particularly careful to keep the button batteries (CR 2025 lithium) used in the camera out of
the reach of children. Seek medical assistance immediately if a child swallows a battery.
• Do not use substances containing alcohol, benzene or thinners or other flammable substances
on the equipment. The use of these substances may lead to fire or electrical shock.
Read This First
• Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment that is not expressly
prescribed in this guide. Disassembly or alteration may result in high-voltage electrical shock.
Internal inspections, alterations and repairs should be conducted by qualified service personnel
authorized by your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
• Stop operating the equipment immediately if it should emit smoke or noxious fumes. Failure to
do so may result in fire or electrical shock. Immediately shut off the camera’s power switch and
remove the camera battery or unplug the power adapter cord from the electrical outlet.
Confirm that smoke or fume emissions cease. Please consult your camera distributor or the
closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
• Stop operating the equipment if it is dropped or the casing is damaged. Failure to do so may
result in fire or electrical shock. Immediately shut off the camera’s power switch and remove
the camera battery or unplug the power adapter cord from the electrical outlet. Please consult
your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
• Prevent the equipment from contact with, or immersion in, water and other liquids. Do not
allow liquids to enter the interior. The camera has not been waterproofed. If the exterior comes
into contact with liquids or salt air, wipe it dry with a soft, absorbent cloth. In the event that
water or other foreign substances enter the interior, immediately shut off the camera’s power
switch and remove the camera battery or unplug the power adapter cord from the electrical
outlet. Continued use of the equipment may result in fire or electrical shock. Please consult
your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.
• Do not cut, damage, alter or place heavy items on the power adapter cord. Any of these
actions may cause an electrical short circuit, which may lead to fire or electrical shock. Replace
a broken or damaged power adapter cord.
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Read This First
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• Do not handle the power adapter cord if your hands are wet. Handling it with wet hands may
lead to electrical shock. When unplugging the cord, ensure that you hold the rigid portion of
the plug. Pulling on the flexible portion of the cord may damage or expose the wire and
insulation, creating the potential for fires or electrical shocks.
• Use of power sources not expressly recommended for this equipment may lead to overheating,
distortion of the equipment, fire, electrical shock or other hazards. Use only the recommended
compact power adapter and accessories.
• Power down the computer and unplug the power adapter cord before attempting to connect
the interface cable to avoid the risk of electrical shock.
• Do not place the battery pack near a heat source or expose it to direct flame or heat. Neither
should you immerse it in water. Such exposure may damage the battery pack and lead to the
leakage of corrosive liquids, fire, electrical shock, explosion and serious injury.
• Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery pack. There is serious risk of
injury due to an explosion. Immediately flush with water any area of the body, including the
eyes and mouth, or clothing that comes into contact with the inner contents of a battery pack.
If the eyes or mouth contacts these substances, immediately flush with water and seek medical
assistance.
• Avoid dropping or subjecting the battery to severe impacts that could damage the casing. It
could lead to leakage and injury.
• Do not short-circuit the battery terminals with metallic objects, such as key holders. It could
lead to overheating, burns and other injuries. Use the supplied battery case when transporting
or storing the battery pack.
Read This First
• Before you discard a battery, cover the terminals with tape or other insulators to prevent direct
contact with other objects. Contact with the metallic components of other materials in waste
containers may lead to fire or explosions. Discard the batteries in specialized waste facilities if
available in your area.
• Use of batteries not expressly recommended for this equipment may cause explosions or leaks, resulting
in fire, injury and damage to the surroundings. Use only recommended batteries and accessories.
• Use only the recommended compact power adapter to charge rechargeable batteries. Use of
chargers not expressly recommended may result in overheating, distortion, fire or electrical shock.
• Disconnect the compact power adapter from both the camera and electrical outlet after
recharging and when the camera is not in use to avoid fires and other hazards.
• The camera terminal of the compact power adapter cord is designed for exclusive use with the
PowerShot Pro70. Do not use it with other products or batteries. There is risk of fire and other hazards.
• Place the battery pack in the supplied case when carrying it after removing it from the camera.
• Store the battery pack out of the reach of children or infants.
Caution
• Avoid using, placing or storing the equipment in places subject to strong sunlight or high
temperatures, such as the dashboard or trunk (boot) of a car. Exposure to intense sunlight and
heat may cause the batteries to leak, overheat or explode, resulting in fire, burns or other
injuries. High temperatures may also cause deformation of the casing. Ensure that there is
good ventilation when using the compact power adapter to charge the battery pack or power
the camera.
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• Do not store the equipment in humid or dusty areas. Storage in these areas could lead to fire,
electrical shock or other damage.
• Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks that could lead to
injury or damage the equipment when wearing or holding it by the strap.
Preventing Malfunctions
Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields
Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating
strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or
corrupt image data.
Avoid Condensation Related Problems
Moving the equipment rapidly between hot and cold temperatures may cause condensation (water
droplets) to form on its external and internal surfaces. You can avoid this by placing the equipment in
a plastic bag and letting it adjust to temperature changes slowly before removing it from the bag.
If Condensation Forms Inside the Camera
Stop using the camera immediately if you detect condensation. Continued use may damage the
equipment. Remove the CF card, batteries and power adapter cord from the camera and wait
until the moisture evaporates completely before resuming use.
Extended Storage
When not using the camera for extended periods of time, remove the batteries (except the button
CR2025 lithium battery) and store the equipment in a safe place. Storing the camera for extended
periods with the batteries installed will run down the battery and may damage the camera.
Guide to Components
Viewfinder Window
Self-Timer Lamp
(p. 61)
Accessory Shoe
(p. 64)
Strap Holder
(p. 37)
Mode Dial
(p. 16)
Shutter Button
(p. 45)
Filter Mount
Accepts generic filters
(37 mm diameter)
Please note that a
portion of the filter
may appear on the
edges of the image
with some brands of
filter.
Protect the lens with the
supplied cap when the
camera is not being used
to shoot images.
Read This First
Front View
Terminal Cover
(p. 16)
Strap Holder
(p. 37)
Zoom Lever
(p. 52)
Light Sensor
Lens
AF Auxiliary Light Emitter
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Back View (with LCD Monitor Open)
Read This First
Microphone
(pp. 67, 74)
Control Panel
(p. 17)
Strap Holder
(p. 37)
Optical Viewfinder
(p. 46)
Adjustment Dial for the
Optical Viewfinder
Turn this dial to adjust the
viewfinder focus.
LCD Monitor
(p. 20)
+ Button
Set Button
- Button
Indicators
(p. 15)
Button Battery Cover
(p. 30)
Bottom View
Tripod Socket
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CF Card Slot Cover
(p. 34)
Battery Cover
(p. 25)
Indicators
Upper
Indicator
Lower
Indicator
• Upper Indicator
Green:
Ready to take picture
(no flash)
Flashing Green (Fast): No autofocus lock
(shutter pressed)
Flashing Green (Slow): Writing/Reading to/
from CF card
Flashing Red:
Camera blur warning
(low light warning)
• Lower Indicator
Orange:
• Flash Attached
When a flash (EOS Speedlite Series
220EX/380EX) is attached and turned
on, pressing the shutter button halfway
causes the upper indicator to operate as
follows.
Flashing Red: Flash is charging
Red:
Flash has finished
charging
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These lights shine or flash when the shutter
button is pressed to confirm various actions
and camera modes.
If the shooting conditions prevent the
autofocus from locking on the subject,
this indicator will flash green (fast). To
confirm the status of the flash in this
state, look at the indicator lamp on the
flash unit or for a ( ) mark in the
display panel.
Macro Mode
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Read This First
External Terminals
Mode Dial
Open the terminal cover.
The mode dial can be used to
select the camera mode and turn
the camera power on and off.
Remote Terminal
Attach the optional
EOS Remote Switch
RS-80N3 here.
Terminal
Cover
Video Out Terminal
Attach a video cable here
to connect to a TV.
Digital Terminal
Attach an interface
cable here to connect
to a computer.
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: Lock
Turns the camera power off. The camera
power is on when set to any other mode.
Set the mode dial to this position when you
are not operating the camera.
: Auto Mode
A shooting mode in which the camera
automatically chooses settings.
P: Program Mode
A shooting mode in which you set various
settings manually, such as the continuous
shooting mode or aperture-priority AE mode.
PLAY: Play Mode
The replay mode. Images recorded to the CF
card display on the LCD monitor.
PC: PC Mode
The mode for connecting to a computer and
transferring images.
Control Panel
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Multi/Quality Button
(pp. 50, 69)
Jump/Drive Button
(pp. 55, 61, 70)
CF Button
(p. 35)
Menu Button
Macro Button ( )
(p. 53)
Microphone Button (
(pp. 67, 74)
)
Info/+/- Button
(pp. 56, 59, 72)
LCD/Video Button
(pp. 48, 81)
Display Panel
(p. 18)
The names of the three buttons above the display panel are written in blue or gray.
• Blue indicates the function in play mode.
• Gray indicates the function in either auto or program mode.
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Display Panel
Read This First
Icons, symbols and numbers indicating the camera status (such as camera settings, the battery
charge and the approximate number of images remaining) are shown here.
CF Card Status
CF card in slot 1
1
CF card in slot 1 is
selected
1
CF card in slot 1
incurred error or is full
1
Sound Annotation Status
Indicates the recording
time while recording
2
-2 -1
0 +1 +2
(Flashing)
Writing sound annotation
to CF card (a recording
error is indicated if it
displays during recording)
Beep on
(Flashing)
CF card in slot 2
Quality and Size of Image Being Shot
Fine
Large
2
CF card in slot 2 is
selected
2
CF card in slot 2
incurred error or is full
Normal
2
CF card not installed or
lock lever not closed
CCD Raw
(Flashing)
1
(Flashing)
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Small
Charged
Remaining Images and
Camera Status
1
2
Low battery
-2 -1
(Flashing)
0 +1 +2
Non-operable
(Flashing)
(Flashing)
Low button battery
Date/time not set
Exposure
Compensation
Settings
The approximate number of
images remaining varies
with the quality and size
settings
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Battery Status
Replaying image(s)
Connected to a computer
Error message
Shooting Mode Settings
Macro Mode
Single Mode
Self-Timer Mode
Continuous
Shooting Mode
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LCD Monitor
Read This First
Open the LCD monitor to view a subject
during shooting, to replay images in play
mode and to change menu settings. The LCD
monitor can be moved within the following
ranges.
Opens 180° to
the left.
Locks at the 90°
position.
The LCD monitor
automatically shuts off
when you close it all
the way until it clicks.
Always close the LCD
monitor for protection
when not in use.
The LCD monitor can be set to the following
positions.
1. Open the LCD monitor and tilt it 180°
forward.
Tilts 180° forward or
90° backward
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In this position, shooting mode icons and
messages do not appear on the LCD
monitor. The LCD monitor also shows the
image as a reflection to enable you to view
a subject from in front of the lens while
shooting.
Icons and messages will appear on the LCD
monitor and the image will appear in its
natural orientation. Please note that,
unless the LCD monitor is fully folded
against the camera body (until it clicks),
the image will show as a mirror reflection
and icons or messages will not appear.
• White or bright-colored vertical smears
may occasionally appear on the LCD
monitor while an image is being
displayed. They have no effect on the
recorded image.
• The LCD monitor is produced with
extremely high-precision manufacturing
techniques, with more than 99.99% of
the pixels operating to specifications.
Less than 0.01% of the pixels may
occasionally misfire or appear as black,
red or green dots. This has no effect on
the recorded image and does not
constitute a malfunction.
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2. Fold the LCD monitor back against the
camera body until it clicks. The screen
faces back and outward.
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Power Save Function
Read This First
The camera is equipped with a power save
function. When the mode dial is in any
position other than lock, the power automatically turns off in the following circumstances.
• Shooting
The camera powers down after approximately 3 minutes if a function is not
accessed.
• Replay
The camera powers down after approximately 5 minutes if a function is not
accessed. This does not apply while a slide
show is playing.
• PC Connection
A warning message will display on the
computer screen if 5 minutes pass without
a function being accessed while the camera
is connected to a computer. The camera will
power down if another minute passes
without a function being accessed.
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• If the camera has powered down with
the power save function, power can be
restored by turning the mode dial or
pressing the menu, LCD/Video or
shutter buttons.
• You can turn the power save function
off by changing its setting with the
setup menu (p. 90).
Preparing the Camera
This section describes the procedures required to prepare the camera for use.
Using the Battery Pack
• Compact Power Adapter CA-PS200 can
be used with power supplies ranging
from 100 to 240 volts.
Charging the Battery Pack
• The battery pack requires approximately 70
minutes to charge fully from a completely
discharged state (as charged with Compact
Power Adapter CA-PS200 according to
standard Canon testing conditions).
■ Charging times will vary with the ambient
temperature and charge state of the
battery pack.
■ To protect and prolong the battery pack
life, do not charge it longer than 24 hours
at a time.
• Do not charge the battery pack in poorly
ventilated areas.
• Remove the power cord from the outlet
when charging is complete or the compact
power adapter is not in use.
• Do not charge batteries other than Battery
Pack NB-4H with the compact power
adapter.
Preparing the Camera
Use rechargeable Battery Pack NB-4H, which
is bundled with the camera, as the battery
power source. Ensure that the battery pack
has been fully charged before you install it in
the camera.
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Preparing the Camera
1. Attach the power cord to the compact
power adapter and plug the power
cord into the electrical outlet.
2. Insert the battery pack into the socket
at the top of the compact power
adapter.
The charging indicator will flash green
while it is charging. When charging is
complete, the indicator will change to a
steady green.
Battery Pack NB-4H
Compact Power
Adapter
CA-PS200
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Charging Indicator
• The compact power adapter will not
charge while the DC Coupler DR-200 is
connect. Ensure that the DC coupler is
not connected before attempting to
charge the battery pack.
Installing the Battery Pack
1. Ensure that the mode dial
is set to lock.
2. Slide the battery
cover in the
direction of the
arrow.
3. Insert the battery pack as shown.
• Do not use Battery Pack NB-4H with
products other than the specified
Canon products.
• The battery pack continues to discharge
a minimal portion of its power while
installed in the camera, even with the
camera power off. This will shorten the
battery life.
• Remove the battery pack from the
camera during extended periods of
disuse. Place it into the case provided
and store it in a cool, dry place.
Preparing the Camera
Once the battery pack has been fully charged,
install it in the camera with the following
procedures.
• To remove the battery pack, pull the
eject button in the direction of the
arrow.
Battery Pack
NB-4H
4. Close the battery cover.
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Preparing the Camera
Checking the Battery Charge
Refreshing the Battery Pack
The battery charge can be checked by turning
the mode dial to the play, auto or program
modes and viewing the battery icon in the
display panel.
We recommend that you prolong the battery
pack life by refreshing it approximately once a
month before charging it. This should also be
done if the battery pack has not been used for
an extended period of time.
(Steady): Charged
(Flashing): Low Battery: replace or
recharge the battery soon.
(Flashing): Discharged Battery: replace or
recharge the battery.
• It takes approximately 6 hours and 30
minutes to refresh the battery pack
(with Compact Power Adapter CA-PS200
according to standard Canon testing
conditions).
■ Refresh times will vary with the ambient
temperature and charge state of the
battery pack.
■ The refresh time above is based on a
fully charged battery pack that is taken
to the point of full discharge.
1. Attach the power cord to the compact
power adapter and plug it into the
electrical outlet.
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2. Insert the battery pack into the socket at
the top of the compact power adapter.
Refresh Button
The charging indicator will flash orange
while refreshing the battery pack.
• Be careful not to press the refresh
button a second time during the refresh
cycle. If this button is mistakenly
pressed, the charging indicator will
change to a flashing green and begin to
charge the battery pack.
4. Once the refresh cycle is complete, the
charging indicator will cease to flash
• Compact Power Adapter CA-PS200 will
not refresh the battery pack while the
DC Coupler DR-200 is connect. Ensure
that the DC coupler is not connected
before attempting to refresh the
battery pack.
• Repeatedly charging the battery pack
before it is fully discharged will lower
the battery capacity. Restore its capacity
by running it through the refresh cycle.
• Battery packs that have been unused
for periods over one year may initially
have a diminished capacity even when
fully charged. Restore the capacity by
running it through the refresh cycle.
Preparing the Camera
3. Press the refresh button on the side of
the compact power adapter.
orange. It will commence flashing green
and start to charge the battery pack.
Leave it in this state until the charging
indicator shines steady green to indicate
that charging is complete.
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Using an AC Power Source
Preparing the Camera
It is convenient to power the camera with the
DC coupler and compact power adapter
connected to an AC power source when
operating indoors. This is particularly
recommended when the camera is connected
to a computer and exchanging files, a
relatively power-intensive process.
• The compact power adapter cannot
charge the battery pack while it is being
used as an AC power source.
• Unplug the compact power adapter
from the electrical outlet after use.
• The compact power adapter can only be
used as an AC power source for
products specified for use with Battery
Pack NB-4H.
3. Install DC Coupler DR-200 in the
camera as shown below and attach it
to the DC terminal on the compact
power adapter.
The camera indicator will shine red,
indicating that the camera is ready to use.
DC Coupler
DR-200
Camera
Indicator
1. Set the mode dial to lock.
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2. Connect the power cord to the
compact power adapter and plug it
into the electrical outlet.
Cable Cover
DC
Terminal
Compact Power Adapter
CA-PS200
Using a 2CR5 Lithium Battery
2CR5
• It is advisable to use Battery Pack NB-4H
or an AC power source as the standard
power source for the camera.
• It is best to avoid using lithium batteries
for long periods of time in the camera.
Resume the use of Battery Pack NB-4H
or AC power sources as quickly as
possible.
• Using the LCD monitor while shooting
will raise power consumption and
hasten the depletion of the lithium
battery. You are advised to use the
optical viewfinder for shooting to
conserve the battery charge when
powering the camera with a lithium
battery.
• Using a lithium battery in low temperatures reduces its performance. In low
temperatures, warm the battery in your
pocket or hands before installing it in
the camera.
Preparing the Camera
When a charged Battery Pack NB-4H is
unavailable, use a generic 2CR5 lithium
battery in the camera.
Install a 2CR5 lithium battery as shown.
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Replacing the Button Battery and Setting the Date/Time
Preparing the Camera
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The camera is equipped with a button battery
to maintain the date and time settings even
when the main battery is removed. When the
button battery charge runs out and the date
and time settings are lost, the button battery
icon( ) flashes in the display panel. Replace
the button battery with a generic CR 2025
lithium cell and reset the date and time.
• The initial button battery is installed in
the camera at the factory for testing
purposes.
• The button battery icon will continue to
flash in the display panel even if the
button battery has been replaced if the
date and time have not been reset.
Reset them immediately after the
battery is replaced.
Replacing the Button Battery
1. Set the mode dial to lock.
2. Open the LCD monitor.
3. Use a screwdriver to loosen the screw
holding the button battery cover
sufficiently to remove the cover.
The screw is designed to remain with the
cover to prevent its loss.
Setting the Date/Time
After the button battery has been replaced,
follow the procedures below to reset the date
and time settings.
1. Set the mode dial to play, auto or
program.
5. Install the new button battery with the
positive terminal (+) facing outward.
6. Close the cover and tighten the screw
moderately.
Preparing the Camera
4. Remove the button battery.
Shift it in the direction shown to allow its
removal.
2. Press the menu button.
The menu will display on the LCD monitor.
MENU
Menu Button
3. Press the + or - button to advance the
selection to [Setup]. Press the set button.
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Preparing the Camera
-
+
SET
4. Press the + or - button to advance the
selection to [Date/Time]. Press the set
button.
5. Press the + or - button to change the
setting and the set button to advance
to the next field.
A 24-hour clock is used. (Example: onethirty in the afternoon becomes 13:30)
6. When you have finished changing the
settings, press the menu button.
MENU
Menu Button
7. Set the mode dial to lock.
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Setting the Menu Language
1. Set the mode dial to play.
2. While you press and hold the set
button, press the jump button.
The language menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
JUMP
-
+
SET
DRIVE
Preparing the Camera
3. Press the + or - button to advance the
selection to the language of your
choice. Press the set button.
SET
The language menu may vary among
languages.
• The menu language can also be set with
standard setup menu procedures (p. 93).
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Installing a CF Card
Preparing the Camera
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Install CF cards as the storage media for the
images recorded by the camera. Up to two CF
cards may be installed at once.
3. Push the lock lever in the direction of
the arrow.
• One CF card is bundled with the
camera. Please purchase another to
install a second card.
1. Set the mode dial to lock.
2. Slide the CF card cover in
the direction of the arrow
and lift it open.
4. Insert a CF card into slot 1 or 2. Orient
the card with the label facing up
toward the rear of the camera and
push it gently in until the slot’s eject
button is fully extended.
• Ensure that the lock lever is set in the
lock position after installing a CF card.
The cover will not close unless the lock
lever is correctly positioned.
CF Card Types and Recording Capacities
CF Card Eject
Button
6. If required, repeat steps 4 and 5 to
insert a second CF card into the empty
slot.
7. Swing the lock lever back into lock
position and close the cover.
Lock Lever
(Lock Position)
Small/N
FC-4M
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FC-8M
96
FC-15M 181
Small/F
Large/N
25
50
95
19
40
75
Large/F CCD RAW
10
20
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1
3
7
• Small images are 768 x 512 pixels and use
JPEG compression; large are 1536 x 1024
pixels and use JPEG compression. CCD RAW
images are 1536 x 1024 pixels and use no
compression.
• N stands for normal; F or fine quality.
• Figures herein reflect standard shooting
conditions established by Canon. Actual
totals may vary according to the subject and
shooting conditions.
Preparing the Camera
5. Lift up the tab of the eject button
slightly and fold it
over.
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Preparing the Camera
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• Do not remove the battery or remove a
CF card while the camera is writing to a
CF card, erasing images or reading from
a CF card.
• A CF card is a high-precision electronic
component. Do not bend, apply force to,
or subject it to shocks or vibrations.
• Do not attempt to disassemble or alter a
CF card.
• Moving a CF card rapidly between
temperature extremes will cause
condensation to form on the card and
may lead to a malfunction. To avoid
condensation, place the CF card into a
sealed plastic bag before moving it into
a different temperature zone and allow
it to adjust slowly to the new temperature. If condensation forms on the CF
card, put it aside until the water droplets
have evaporated completely.
• Place the CF card in the supplied case for
storage.
• Do not use or store CF cards in the
following types of location.
- Locations subject to strong magnetic
fields
- Locations subject to dust or sand
- Locations subject to high humidity
and high temperatures
Installing the Strap
1. Set the mode dial to auto, program or
play.
1. Insert the end of the strap down
through the strap holder.
2. Press the CF button to display the
number of the CF card slot containing
the card you wish to use in the display
panel.
2. Thread the end of the strap through
the buckle as shown.
Preparing the Camera
If two CF cards are installed, use the CF
button to select between them.
A shoulder strap is supplied with this camera.
Follow the procedures below to install the
strap.
Switching between CF Cards
CF
3. Adjust the strap to a comfortable
length by pulling it through the buckle.
1
2
4. Tighten the strap above and below the
buckle so that it will not loosen
accidentally.
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Quick Start Guide
Now that the camera is ready to use, explore its features with some actual shots. This section
explains the most basic procedures for shooting, replaying and erasing images.
Shooting in Auto Mode
Quick Start Guide
In auto mode, all you need do is press the
shutter button to shoot an image. The focus
and aperture settings are automatically
adjusted by the camera.
Shutter Button
Display Panel
Indicators
Optical Viewfinder
Mode Dial
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1. Set the mode dial to auto.
The camera will power up
and the number of remaining images, the battery
status mark and other applicable icons will
display in the display panel.
2. Align the subject in the center of the
optical viewfinder (target marks).
3. Press the shutter button halfway down
and wait until the beep sounds and the
upper indicator shines green.
Indicator
shines green
When you press the shutter button
halfway, the camera focuses on the subject
in the center of the optical viewfinder and
automatically selects the optimal shutter
speed and aperture settings. The two
beeps and the green light indicate that this
process is complete.
The beep can be shut off by changing its
setting in the setup menu (p. 91).
Replaying Images
4. After the beeps, press the shutter
button all the way.
A single beep after the shutter button is
pressed indicates that the image has been
captured and is being recorded onto the
CF card. The indicator will flash green
during the recording process.
5. The next image can be shot as soon as
the indicator stops flashing. When you
are finished shooting, set the mode
dial to lock.
• The camera also features a variety of other
modes in addition to that shown above,
such as the continuous shooting mode and
the aperture-priority AE mode. For details,
refer to Shooting, pages 44 to 66.
You can view your images on the camera’s
LCD monitor immediately after taking them.
Mode Dial
LCD Monitor
1. Open the LCD monitor.
-
+
Quick Start Guide
• When the upper indicator flashes green,
the autofocus has failed to focus. You
can proceed to take the picture by
pressing the shutter button all the way,
but your subject may not be in focus.
2. Set the mode dial to play.
The last recorded image will
display on the LCD monitor.
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Erasing Images
3. Press the + or - button to view the next
or previous image.
-
Quick Start Guide
+
- Button: Displays the previous image
You can erase the images you have recorded
on the CF card. By deleting unwanted images,
you can make greater use of the CF card’s
capacity.
MENU
+ Button: Displays the next image
4. When finished viewing, set
the mode dial to lock.
• The camera also features additional
playback functions, such as the multi
image display and a slide show feature
that automatically displays all or
selected images. For details, refer to
Replaying, pages 69 to 83.
Mode Dial
-
LCD Monitor
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SET
1. Set the mode dial to play.
The last recorded image will
display on the LCD monitor.
2. Press the menu button.
+
MENU
5. The image in step 1 will appear. Press
the + or - button as required to display
the image you wish to erase.
4. Press the + or - button to advance the
selection to [Single]. Press the set button.
6. With the image that you wish to erase
displayed, press the set button.
A confirmation message will display. Select
[OK] and press the set button.
Quick Start Guide
3. Press the + or - button to advance the
selection to [Erase]. Press the set
button.
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Quick Start Guide
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7. When you have finished erasing
unwanted images, press the menu
button.
Pressing the menu button a second time
closes the play menu.
• In addition to the procedures for
erasing described above, the camera
features a shortcut method ( which
involves pressing and holding the set
button and pressing the - button ( and a
function for erasing all of the images
recorded on a CF card. For details, refer
to Erasing, pages 84 to 88.
Loading Images onto a Computer
Windows® Computer
PC Interface Cable
IFC-100PC
▲
▲
PowerShot Pro70
Quick Start Guide
You can load the images you have shot onto a
computer and save them to disk and edit or
retouch them. For instructions on how to load
images onto a computer, please read the
Software Guide.
▲
Macintosh Interface Cable
IFC-100MC
Macintosh Computer
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Shooting
This section describes the basic shooting functions and standard shooting procedures.
Basic Shooting Functions
Selecting a Shooting Mode
Select a shooting mode with the mode dial.
Shooting
Mode Dial
• Auto Mode
Set the mode dial to auto.
In auto mode, you simply
point and shoot because the camera sets all
of the settings for you.
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• The image quality can be set to either
normal or fine (p. 50).
• The image size is fixed at large (p. 50).
• Program Mode
Set the mode dial to
program.
The following selections are available in
program mode.
• Select between normal, fine or CCD RAW
image quality (p. 50)
• Select between large and small image
sizes (p. 50)
• Select continuous shooting mode (p. 50)
• Select aperture-priority AE mode (p. 56)
• Select an exposure compensation setting
(p. 59)
Shutter Button
Shutter
Button
Press the shutter button halfway and hold
it there to automatically set the optimal
focus on the subject in the center of the
optical viewfinder and select an exposure
setting. A double beep will sound when
this is complete.
• If the LCD monitor is on, the image will
freeze momentarily.
• If the conditions are right for taking a
shot, a double beep will sound and the
upper indicator will shine green. If the
upper indicator flashes green, the
Shooting
• Pressing Halfway
autofocus did not succeed. You can shoot,
but your subject may not be in focus.
• The upper indicator will flash red if there
is insufficient light and a risk that hand
tremors or camera movement will blur the
image.
• In macro mode, the lower indicator will
shine orange.
• If the LCD monitor is on in exposure
compensation mode, the image will
appear in the LCD monitor after the
double beep.
• Pressing Fully
Press the shutter all the way down to take
the shot and record the image on the CF
card.
• When the shutter is activated, a single
beep will sound and the upper indicator
will flash green while the image is
recorded onto the CF card.
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Shooting
• If the LCD monitor is on while an image is
recorded, it will momentarily blank and
display the word “busy.”
• If the LCD monitor is on, or the review
function is set to on with the setup menu,
the image will display after the shot has
been taken as long as the shutter button
remains fully depressed.
Optical Viewfinder
The camera features an optical viewfinder for
use in taking standard shots.
Shutter Button
Optical Viewfinder
• Autofocus Target Marks
When composing images, aim the camera
so that the subject is in the middle of the
target marks and press the shutter button
halfway to activate the autofocus.
Target Marks
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• Use the LCD monitor to compose
images in macro mode. The actual area
shot by the lens is slightly lower in
macro mode than it appears in the
optical viewfinder (p. 53).
Shooting
Situations Not Suited to Autofocus
Photography
The autofocus function may not be suited
for shooting the following types of subject
(the upper indicator will flash green when
the shutter button is pressed halfway).
Use the focus lock function to shoot the
types of subject below.
• White walls and other low-contrast
objects.
• Sports matches, moving vehicles and
other moving objects low-contrast objects
in dark places.
Focus Lock
Lock the focus by pressing the shutter
button halfway and holding it there. This
allows you to shift the orientation of the
camera without changing the focal
distance. This function is particularly useful
for composing an image in which the main
subject is off to one side or difficult on
which to focus with the autofocus.
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Using the LCD Monitor
You can use the LCD monitor as a viewfinder for
shooting images. It is particularly recommended
for shooting in macro mode, since the field
shown by the optical viewfinder differs from the
actual area photographed in that mode.
Shooting
Using the LCD monitor as a
Viewfinder for Shooting
4. To turn the LCD monitor off, press the
LCD/Video button again.
1. Open the LCD monitor to a comfortable position for viewing.
2. Set the mode dial to auto or program.
Checking the Recorded Image with
the LCD Monitor
3. Press the LCD/Video button.
The LCD monitor will turn on.
The review function allows you to check the
image on the LCD monitor after it has been
shot even if the monitor has not been turned
on. This function conserves the battery charge
since the LCD monitor remains off except
while the image is being checked.
LCD/VIDEO
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• Pressing the shutter button halfway will
freeze the display until the autofocus and
metering process is complete.
• The recorded image will display on the
LCD monitor if you continue to press the
shutter button fully after the shot is taken.
1. Set the mode dial to auto or program.
2. Press the menu button.
MENU
-
+
3. Select [Review]
by pressing the +
or - button. Press
the set button.
6. Use the optical viewfinder to shoot an
image.
Continue to depress the shutter button
fully after the shot has been taken to
display the recorded image on the LCD
monitor, even if the monitor has not been
turned on. The image will disappear when
you release the shutter button.
Shooting
SET
5. Press the menu button to close the
menu. Each time you press the menu
button it will either display the prior
menu or close it.
You can also close the menu by pressing
the shutter button halfway.
4. Select [On] by
pressing the + or
- button. Press
the set button.
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Changing the Image Quality and Size
The camera can shoot with the following image quality and size settings.
Symbol
Shooting
(fine) L
(normal) L
(fine) S
(normal) S
Screen Size
Quality (Compression Method)
File Size
Large (1536 x 1024)
Large (1536 x 1024)
Small (768 x 512)
Small (768 x 512)
Large (1536 x 1024)
Fine (JPEG High Quality)
Normal (JPEG Normal)
Fine (JPEG High Quality)
Normal (JPEG Normal)
CCD RAW (No Compression)
360 KB
180 KB
140 KB
70 KB
1,940 KB
Figures noted herein reflect standard Canon shooting conditions. Actual file sizes may vary with different subjects.
• Large and small sizes cover the exact
same scope, but reproduce the images
with differing numbers of dots. On
computer monitors, the large format
displays at 1536 x 1024 pixels, while the
small displays at 768 x 512 pixels.
• At the CCD RAW setting, images are
recorded without compression onto the
CF card. Although fewer images can be
recorded, high-quality images can be
obtained.
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• The small and CCD RAW settings are
available in program mode.
• The size is automatically set to small/
fine or small/normal in continuous
shooting mode (p. 54).
1. Set the mode dial to auto or program.
2. Press the quality button repeatedly until
the desired quality and size combination appears in the display panel.
• In Auto Mode
• In Program Mode
MULTI
QUALITY
MULTI
Shooting
QUALITY
The settings are effective until the quality
and size settings are next changed.
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Adjusting the Zoom
Shooting in Macro Mode
Use the zoom lever to adjust the zoom setting.
Shoot close-ups in macro mode, which can
focus on an object as close as 12 cm to the
lens tip. Macro mode can be used with the
camera set to either auto or program.
1. Set the mode dial to auto or program.
2. Adjust the zoom setting by pushing the
zoom lever up or down.
Shooting
Zoom Lever
▲
Wide Angle 28 mm
(35 mm film equivalent):
to encompass a wider scope
Telephoto 70 mm
(35 mm film equivalent):
to make subjects appear closer
▲
• There is no response when the zoom
lever is pushed while the focus lock is
active.
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1. Open the LCD monitor and set the
mode dial to auto or program.
2. Press the macro button ( ). The macro
icon will appear in the display panel.
Macro
icon
The lens will automatically set itself to the
maximum telephoto (70 mm) setting.
Although the zoom lever will operate at
this point, the macro mode is only effective
up to approximately a 49 mm setting if the
zoom lever is pushed in the direction of the
wide angle setting.
LCD/VIDEO
4. Confirm the composition in the LCD
monitor and shoot the image.
Shooting
3. Set the LCD monitor to a comfortable
position for viewing and press the LCD/
Video button.
• In macro mode, the lower indicator will
shine orange when the shutter button is
pressed halfway.
• The actual area shot by the lens in
macro mode is slightly lower than it
appears in the optical viewfinder. The
shorter the distance to the subject, the
greater the difference between the
actual area covered and the area shown
in the optical viewfinder. In macro
mode, always compose images with the
LCD monitor.
• Subjects shot with a flash from less than
one meter away may be inconsistently
illuminated.
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Continuous Shooting Mode
Shooting
In continuous shooting mode, up to 20
frames may be shot in one sequence.
However, the image size is automatically set
to small. You can raise the speed of the
continuous shooting by turning the LCD
monitor off and setting the image quality to
normal. Up to four frames can be shot each
second.
2. Press the drive button until the
continuous icon ( ) displays in the
display panel.
The image size setting automatically
switches to small.
JUMP
DRIVE
Continuous Shooting Mode Settings
1. Set the mode dial to
program.
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3. Press the shutter button halfway and
wait for the double beep. Then press it
all the way and continue to hold it.
Continuous shooting will commence and a
beep will sound each time a frame is shot.
While the shutter button is held, the
camera will continue to take up to 20
shots unless the CF card is full.
• Any flash connected to the camera will
not fire while the camera is set to the
continuous shooting mode.
• In continuous shooting mode, the
image size is automatically set to small
and the shutter speed is controlled
electronically, creating the possibility
that smears (bright white vertical bands
on the image) may be generated.
Shooting
4. Release the shutter button when
finished the continuous shooting
sequence.
The images in the internal memory will be
written to the CF card. The indicator will
flash green while the images are being
written to the CF card and no other
camera functions can be operated.
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Shooting in Aperture-Priority AE Mode
In aperture-priority AE mode, you can select
the aperture setting to control the depth of
field. The shutter speed will automatically be
set to match your choice of aperture setting
and the brightness of the subject.
Shooting
• Setting the aperture to a small value
causes the lens to open to a large
diameter and the focal field to narrow
(depth of field is shallow).
• Setting the aperture to a large value
causes the lens to open to a small
diameter and the focal field to broaden
(depth of field is deep).
3. Press the menu button.
MENU
Instead of pressing the menu button,
you can skip step 4 and go on to step 5
by pressing and holding the set button
and pressing the +/- button.
INFO
+ -
Aperture-Priority AE Mode Settings
1. Open the LCD monitor.
2. Set the mode dial to
program.
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SET
4. Select [Aperture] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
-
+
5. Select an aperture setting by pressing
the + or - button. Press the set button.
Shooting
SET
Full Open: Aperture set to maximum.
The F-Stop value will vary with
the zoom setting.
Wide Angle (28 mm): F2.0
Telephoto (70 mm): F2.4
F2.8 - F8.0: The larger the value, the
smaller the aperture
F8.0+ND4: Although the aperture is set
to the F8.0 stop, an ND filter
is used to emulate the
brightness of an F16 stop (the
aperture value is not F16)
6. Press the menu button. It will close the
record menu. Each time you press the
menu button it will either display the
prior menu or close it.
The LCD monitor will automatically turn on
and display the specified aperture setting.
• You can also press the shutter button
halfway to close the menu directly.
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7. Press the shutter button halfway.
A double beep will sound and the shutter
speed will display in the LCD monitor.
Shooting
• If the aperture setting you have chosen
results in the subject being too dark, the
upper indicator will flash red (camera blur
warning/low light warning) and the
shutter speed will display in red. Reset
the aperture to a smaller value or
proceed with the shot taking care to
prevent hand tremors or camera
movement from blurring the image.
• If the aperture setting you have chosen
results in the subject being to bright, the
shutter speed will display in red. Reset
the aperture to a larger value.
8. Wait for a second double beep and the
green indicator, then press the shutter
button all the way to take the shot.
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About Smears
When the image size is set to small, the
shutter speed may be set to an extremely fast
setting depending upon the aperture setting.
As a result, smears (bright white vertical bands
on the image) may be generated. To avoid
this, set the aperture setting so that the
shutter speed does not exceed 1/180. In
aperture-priority AE mode, the shutter speed
can be checked on the LCD monitor by
pressing the shutter button halfway.
Exposure Compensation
In program mode, you can intentionally adjust
the exposure setting from the value automatically selected by the camera. Adjust the
setting when you wish to brighten or darken
an image. The exposure can be adjusted in 1/
3 steps ranging from -2 to +2.
1. Set the mode dial to
program.
2. Press the +/- button.
The cursor on the exposure compensation
scale in the display panel will begin to flash.
Shooting
• The following operations will cancel the
aperture-priority AE mode.
- Turning off the LCD monitor.
- Closing the LCD monitor.
- Powering down the camera with the
power save function. To shoot for
extended periods of time in aperturepriority AE mode, it is advisable to turn
off the power save function (p. 83).
- Setting the mode dial to a setting
other than program.
• The following ranges of shutter speeds
will automatically be selected according
to the image size setting in aperturepriority AE mode.
- Large size: 1/2 - 1/500
- Small size: 1/2 - 1/8000
• If you are using an optional flash,
please read the note on page 64.
INFO
+ -
-2 -1
0 +1 +2
Exposure
Compensation
Cursor
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The cursor on the exposure compensation
scale will also display in the LCD monitor if
it is on.
The LCD monitor will display the
if it is on.
icon
Shooting
The exposure compensation setting will
remain in effect while shots are taken in
program mode or until the setting is
changed.
3. Adjust the exposure compensation
using the + or - button. Press the set
button or the +/- button to accept the
setting.
-
+
SET
-2 -1
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4. Shoot the image.
0 +1 +2
Exposure
Compensation
Cursor
5. To turn off exposure compensation,
repeat steps 1 to 4 to set the value to
zero.
• In aperture-priority AE mode, please
note that the exposure compensation
function cannot be used with a flash.
• Dark images can be brightened with
image processing application software
when the images have been loaded
onto a computer. However, please note
that it is difficult to darken images that
are over-exposed.
Shooting with the Self-Timer
In self-timer mode, press the shutter button all
the way and the camera will automatically
shoot 10 seconds later. The self-timer can be
used in either auto or program mode.
1. Set the mode dial to auto or program.
JUMP
DRIVE
• Auto Mode
3. Press the shutter button halfway, wait
for the double beep and then press the
shutter button all the way.
The self-timer will activate, 10 seconds
later a single beep will sound and the shot
will be taken. The self-timer lamp on the
front of the camera will flash while the
self-timer is working. The flashing will
speed up two seconds before the shutter
activates.
To cancel the self-timer after it has been
activated, set the mode dial to a new
position.
Shooting
2. Press the drive button. The self-timer
icon ( ) will appear in the display panel.
• Program Mode
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4. When you have finished with the selftimer, press the drive button again. The
self-timer icon will disappear from the
display panel.
Shooting
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• The self-timer mode is canceled by
setting the mode dial to a new position.
• The self-timer lamp may not be visible
from some angles in front of the
camera.
Shooting with the Remote Switch
The camera can be used with the optional
EOS Remote Switch RS-80N3. It can also be
used with the optional EOS Remote Switch
60T3, an older version, with the optional RAN3 Adapter.
The remote switch features a two-stage action
similar to the halfway and full stages of the
shutter button. The same procedures are used
to take pictures with the remote switch as
with the shutter button.
Attaching the Remote Switch
Open the terminal cover and attach the
remote switch to the remote terminal.
• Do not use the remote switch’s lock
function. It may cause a malfunction.
Shooting
Shooting with the EOS Remote
Switch
Connect the
switch so that its
cord is on the top.
Terminal Cover
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Shooting with a Flash
An optional flash may be attached to the
camera to accommodate full-fledged flash
photography. EOS Speedlite EX series flashes
(220EX and 380EX) are recommended for use
with this camera.
Shooting
• The flash will not fire in continuous
shooting mode.
• Subjects shot with a flash from less than
one meter may be inconsistently
illuminated.
• Please read the manual accompanying
the flash.
Attach the flash to the camera’s accessory
shoe as shown.
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Using a 220EX or 380EX Flash
1. Turn on the flash’s power switch and
set the camera’s mode dial to auto or
program.
• Auto Mode
The flash exposure will be set automatically.
Shoot with the subject centered in the
optical viewfinder.
• Program Mode (aperture set to auto)
The flash exposure will be set automatically.
Shoot with the subject centered in the
optical viewfinder.
• Program Mode (aperture-priority AE
mode)
The flash will fire at full strength under
the following conditions.
Select the optimal aperture setting
according to the flash guide number and
the distance from the subject.
2. Press the shutter button halfway.
The indicator will flash red while the flash
is charging. The indicator will stop flashing
and shine red when the flash is ready for
shooting. The [ ] flash icon will also
display on the LCD if it is on. If, however,
the autofocus cannot lock on a subject,
the indicator will flash green instead of
3. Press the shutter button all the way
and take the shot.
• The camera is not compatible with highspeed sync (Focal Plane Flash) and
multiple flash setup photography.
• The camera is compatible with the auto
zoom function (the zoom setting is
automatically set according to the focal
setting of the lens) of the Speedlite
380EX flash.
Shooting
Shutter Speed: 1/90 second fixed
ISO Sensitivity: 100 equivalent (large image size)
200 equivalent (small image size)
Exposure Compensation:
Incapable of firing
red. To check the flash charge status in this
case, refer to the indicator on the flash
unit or the flash icon in the LCD monitor.
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Using Other Flashes
1. Turn on the flash’s power switch and
set the camera’s mode dial to program.
The flash cannot be fired in auto mode.
Shooting
2. Set the aperture-priority AE mode (p.
56).
The flash will fire at full strength under the
following conditions.
Shutter Speed: 1/90 second fixed
ISO Sensitivity: 100 equivalent (large image size)
200 equivalent (small image size)
Exposure Compensation:
Incapable of firing
Select the optimal aperture setting
according to the flash guide number and
the distance from the subject.
• The flash will not fire if the aperture is
set to auto. You must specify an
aperture value.
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3. Press the shutter button halfway.
The camera’s indicator will flash green
when it is ready to shoot. Check the flash’s
indicator to verify that it is fully charged
and ready.
4. Press the shutter button all the way
and take the shot.
Flashes made by manufacturers other than
Canon may not fire.
Adding a Sound Annotation to an Image
A sound annotation can be added with the
camera’s microphone to an image immediately
after it is shot. The recorded sound annotation
can be replayed on a computer.
2. While you press and hold the microphone button ( ), press the set button.
SET
Microphone
3. Continue to press one of the buttons
and speak toward the microphone.
Speak from around 15 cm above the
microphone to achieve the best sound
level for recording.
4. Lift your finger to stop the recording.
• Each recording session can be as long as
30 seconds.
• If no other images are shot in the interim,
additional sound annotations will be
appended to the first recording session.
• A one-minute recording requires approximately 11 KB on the CF card.
• The recording is annotated to the
image shot prior to the recording.
Nothing can be recorded if there are no
images on the CF card.
• Sound annotations can be deleted
separately from images if they are no
longer required or the space occupied
on the CF card is required for other
purposes (p. 85).
Shooting
1. Shoot an image in auto or program
mode.
The microphone icon ( ) will display in
the display panel and LCD monitor while
recording is in progress. The elapsed time
will also appear in the display panel.
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Listening to a Sound Annotation
A sound annotation can be replayed on a
computer. Please read the Software Guide for
details.
Shooting
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Replaying
This section describes the play function. In addition to basic replay functions, the camera
features slide show and TV replay functions.
Single Image Playback
You can view recorded images one at a time
on the LCD monitor.
-
+
Replaying
1. Set the mode dial to play.
The last recorded image will
display in the LCD monitor.
2. Press the + button to display the next
image and the - button to display the
previous image.
3. When you have finished viewing
images, set the mode dial to lock.
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Multi Image Playback
You can display sets of nine recorded images
on the LCD monitor.
Selected Image
1. Set the mode dial to play.
The last recorded image will
display on the LCD monitor.
3. Move the selection frame within the
display by pressing the + or - button.
2. Press the multi button.
Replaying
MULTI
QUALITY
-
The LCD monitor will switch to multi
image display and show up to nine images.
The last image to be displayed in single
image playback mode will have a green
selection frame around it. This image is
referred to as the “selected image.”
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+
4. Press the multi button again to return
the display to single image playback.
The last selected image will appear in
the LCD monitor.
• When you wish to change the displayed
images in sets of nine images, use the
jump mode (p. 71).
Jumping Images
In jump mode, you can shift the display by 10
images in single image playback. In multi
image playback, the jump mode shifts the
display to the next or previous set of nine
images.
Jumping in Single Image Playback
JUMP
DRIVE
The jump bar will display in the LCD
monitor.
Jump Bar
-
+
SET
To Display the Tenth Image Ahead
or Behind
• Press the + button to display the tenth
image ahead.
• Press the - button to display the tenth
image behind.
Replaying
1. Press the jump button.
2. The following actions can be taken.
To Display the First or Last Image
• While you press and hold the set button,
press the + button to display the last
image.
• While you press and hold the set button,
press the - button to display the first
image.
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3. Press the jump button again to cancel
the jump mode.
Jumping in Multi Image Playback
Replaying
1. Press the jump button.
The jump bar will display in the LCD
monitor.
3. Press the jump button a second time to
cancel the jump mode.
Jump Bar
2. The following actions can be taken.
To Display the Set of Nine Images
Ahead or Behind
• Press the + button to display the next set
of nine images ahead.
• Press the - button to display the next set
of nine images behind.
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To Display the First or Last Set of
Nine Images
• While you press and hold the set button,
press the + button to display the last set
of nine images.
• While you press and hold the set button,
press the - button to display the first set
of nine images.
Displaying Image Information
You can display the shooting data for an
image being played.
1. Press the info button to display the
information.
INFO
• Standard Information
Image Number
File Number
Protection Mark
Continuous
Shooting Mode
Icon
Sound Annotation Icon
Shooting Date/
Time
Exposure
Compensation
Setting
CF Card Slot
Number
Sound Annotation Time
Image Quality/
Size Icon
•The Stitch Assist icon ( ) will display for
images shot in Stitch Assist mode with a
Canon PowerShot A5 or other camera.
• The information displayed in multi image
playback includes the frame number of
the selected image and the total number
of images. When the total number of
images exceeds four digits, the number
appears as [####].
Replaying
+ -
2. Pressing the info button again displays
even more detailed information.
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Adding Sound Annotations during Playback
A sound annotation may be added to an
image with the camera’s microphone while it
is displayed in play mode. The recorded sound
annotation may be replayed on a computer.
Replaying
1. In play mode, display the image to
which you wish to add a sound annotation. If you are viewing images in multi
image playback, select the target image
with the green selection frame.
2. While you press and hold the microphone button ( ), press the set
button.
Microphone
SET
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3. Continue to press one of the buttons
and speak toward the microphone.
Speak from around 15 cm above the
microphone to achieve the best sound level
for recording.
The microphone icon ( ) will display in
the display panel and LCD monitor while
recording is in progress. The elapsed time
will also appear in the display panel.
4. Lift your finger to stop the recording.
• Each recording session can be as long as
30 seconds. More than one session can
be recorded for each image. They will
be appended to the first session.
• A one-minute recording requires approximately 11 KB on the CF card.
• Sound annotations can not be recorded
while images are being replayed on a TV.
• Sound annotations can be deleted
separately from their images if they are
no longer required or the space
occupied on the CF card is required for
other purposes (p. 85).
Listening to Sound Annotations
A sound annotation can be replayed on a
computer. Please read the Software Guide for
details.
Automated Playback
(Slide Show)
The camera is equipped with a slide show
function that automatically replays a CF card’s
images consecutively. The images in a slide
show can be selected in two ways: you can
replay all of the images on a CF card, or just
the images that have been marked.
1. Set the mode dial to play.
Replaying
Displaying the Slide Show Menu
2. Press the menu button.
The play menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
MENU
-
+
SET
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3. Select [Slide Show] by pressing the + or
- button. Press the set button.
Marking Images
This function is used to mark or unmark images
for replay in a slide show. An image can be
marked for inclusion in slide shows 1 to 3.
1. Display the slide show menu.
Replaying
2. Select [Mark/Unmark] by pressing the +
or - button. Press the set button.
The slide show menu will display.
Use this menu to mark images, play a slide
show and perform other slide show
functions.
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3. Select a slide show from 1 to 3 by
pressing the + or - button. Press the set
button.
A check mark will appear beside the shows
that contain marked images. You can
select a checked show and add to or
change the contents.
LCD monitor displays its slide number in
the show.
• The jump function is particularly
convenient for navigating if there are
numerous images on the CF card.
Slide Number
• You can unmark a marked image by
selecting it and pressing the set button.
• When you select a marked image, the
5. When you have finished marking
images, press the menu button.
MENU
The mark data will be saved to the CF card
with the image.
Replaying
4. Select the first image you wish to show
by pressing the + or - button to display
it and the set button to mark it. Use
the same procedure to mark additional
images for replay in the order they are
marked.
• You cannot compose a slide show that
mixes images contained on two
different CF cards.
• A maximum of 100 images can be
marked for each slide show. This
number may be smaller, however, if the
CF card is close to being full before the
images are marked.
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Clearing Marks
This function clears all the mark data for the
selected slide show.
1. Display the slide show menu.
2. Select [Clear Marks] by pressing the +
or - button. Press the set button.
Replaying
3. Select a slide show from 1 to 3 by
pressing the + or - button. Press the set
button.
you select [Cancel] and press the set
button, the slide show menu will display.
Selecting the Play Time
Select the duration of replay for images in a
slide show.
1. Display the slide show menu.
2. Select [Play Time] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
3. Select a play time by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
The selected setting will be saved by the
camera. The +/- Manual option allows you
to manually advance a show during replay.
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A confirmation message will display. Select
[OK] by pressing the + button and press
the set button. The mark data for the
show will be erased from the CF card. If
3. Select [On] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
Setting a Slide Show to Repeat
You can set it so that a slide show either
finishes after it has displayed all of its images
once, or so that it repeats continuously.
The repeat setting will be saved by the
camera.
• The repeat setting will be effective until
you change the setting or the camera
battery is replaced.
1. Display the slide show menu.
Replaying Slide Shows
2. Select [Repeat] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
You can play all of the images on a CF card or
a slide show containing marked images.
Replaying
• The play time will be effective until you
change the setting or the camera
battery is replaced.
1. Display the slide show menu.
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2. Select [Start] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
Replaying
3. Select the slide show you wish to view
by pressing the + or - button. Press the
set button.
The [All Images] option plays all the images
on the CF card in order. Setting it to one of
the three slide shows will play the marked
images in the selected slide show.
4. The slide show will start playing. The
following actions may be taken while it
is playing.
• 5-, 10- or 15-Second Play Time Setting
Press the + or - button to pause and
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restart the show. Press the menu button
to stop the slide show.
• +/- Manual Play Time Setting
Press the + or - button to display the
next or previous image. Press the menu
button to stop the slide show.
5. The slide show will automatically close
when it reaches the end and display
the slide show menu if the repeat
function is set to off. Press the menu
button to close the slide show if the
repeat function is set to on or if the +/Manual setting has been selected.
• When it is set to on, the power save
function will not power down the
camera while a slide show is playing.
Since playing slide shows for extended
periods of time will use up the battery
charge, it is advisable to use an AC
power source.
Viewing Images on a TV
Use the following procedures to attach the
camera to a TV to display your recorded
images.
1. Set the mode dial to lock.
Turn off the TV.
Video In Terminal
on the TV
Video Out
Terminal
4. Set the camera’s mode dial
to play.
5. If the LCD monitor turns on, press the
LCD/Video button.
The LCD monitor display will shut off and
the image will display on the TV. The
display will switch between the TV and the
LCD monitor each time you press the LCD/
Video button.
Replaying
2. Use the supplied video cable to connect
the camera’s video out terminal to the
TV’s video in terminal.
3. Turn on the TV and switch it to the
video setting (TV/Video).
6. When you are finished viewing, set the
camera’s mode dial to lock.
Video Cable
(supplied)
• The TV screen may go blank between
images when the + or - button is used
to switch between images.
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Marking Images for Automatic Printing
This function marks images on a CF card for
automatic printing with a digital printer. Place
a marked CF card into the optional CD-200
digital printer to automatically print the
selected images in one step.
1. Set the mode dial to play.
Replaying
2. Press the menu button.
The play menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
MENU
-
5. Select an image you wish to mark by
pressing the + or - button. Press the set
button to mark the image.
+
SET
3. Select [Print Mark] by pressing the + or
- button. Press the set button.
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4. Select [Mark/Unmark] by pressing the +
or - button. Press the set button.
• You can unmark a marked image by
selecting it and pressing the set button.
• When you select a marked image, its
print number displays.
• The jump function is particularly
convenient for navigating if there are
numerous images on the CF card.
6. When you have finished marking
images, press the menu button.
The mark data will be saved to the CF card.
This function clears the print mark data from
the CF card.
1. Select [Print Mark] from the play menu
by pressing the + or - button. Press the
set button.
2. Select [Clear Marks] by pressing the +
or - button. Press the set button.
A confirmation message will display. Select
[OK] by pressing the + button and press
the set button. The mark data for the show
will be erased from the CF card. If you
select [Cancel] and press the set button,
the play menu will display.
Replaying
• A maximum of 100 images can be
marked for printing. This number may
be smaller, however, if the CF card is
close to being full before the images
are marked.
Clearing Marks
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Erasing
This section explains how to erase recorded images from a CF card.
Erasing the Display Image Directly
If you come across an unwanted image in
single image playback, you can easily erase it
with the following procedure.
1. Set the mode dial to play
and display images in single
image playback mode.
Erasing
2. Display the unwanted image, and while
you press and hold the set button,
press the - button.
-
SET
• The erase function will not activate if
you reverse the button order: i.e. press
the - button before the set button. Be
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sure to press the buttons in the correct
sequence.
3. The erase confirmation message will
display. Select [OK] by pressing the + or
- button. Press the set button.
• Using this procedure, sound annotations are erased with their associated
images. Use the procedures described in
Erasing Images Singly to delete the
sound annotation without deleting the
image (p. 85).
• Protected images cannot be erased (p.
87)
Erasing Images Singly
This function allows you to erase images oneby-one as they display on the LCD monitor.
The sound annotations associated with
images can be erased independently of the
images.
3. Select [Erase] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
1. Set the mode dial to play.
The last recorded image will
display on the LCD monitor.
MENU
-
4. Select [Single] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
+
Erasing
2. Press the menu button.
SET
The last recorded image will display .
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Erasing All Images
5. Select the image you wish to erase by
pressing the + or - button.
This function erases all the images and sound
annotations on a CF card.
1. Set the mode dial to play.
Erasing
• To Erase the Image
Press the set button.
• To Erase the Sound Annotation Only
Press the microphone ( ) button.
A confirmation message will display. Select
[OK] by pressing the + or - button. Press
the set button.
6. When you have finished erasing
images, press the menu button.
• Protected images and their sound
annotations cannot be erased (p. 87).
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2. Press the menu button.
The play menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
MENU
-
+
SET
Protecting Images
3. Select [Erase] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
An image can be protected from accidental
erasure by turning on its protection setting.
The protection setting can be turned off when
you wish to erase the image. Use the
protection setting to guard valuable images.
1. Open the LCD monitor
and set the mode dial to
play.
2. Press the menu button.
The play menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
MENU
-
A confirmation message will display. Select
[OK] and press the set button. All of the
images on the CF card, except for
protected images, will erase.
Erasing
4. Select [All] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
+
SET
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3. Select [Protect] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
Erasing
The last recorded image will display on the
LCD monitor.
4. Select the image you wish to protect by
pressing the + or - button. Press the set
button to turn on the protection
setting.
Protection Mark
You can turn off a protection setting by
selecting the protected image and pressing
the set button.
5. When you have finished protecting
images, press the menu button.
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Additional Functions
This section explains additional settings, such as date/time, LCD monitor brightness and menu
language settings, and functions, such as copying images between CF cards and formatting CF cards.
Displaying the Setup Menu
You can display the setup menu from either
the record menu or the play menu.
• Setup Menu in Play Mode
1. Set the mode dial to play, auto or
program.
• Setup Menu in a Recording Mode
3. Select [Setup] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
The setup menu will display.
• The format and language options do
not appear in the setup menu in either
recording mode.
Additional Functions
2. Press the menu button.
The corresponding menu will display in the
LCD monitor.
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Closing the Setup Menu
1. Press the menu button to close the
setup menu. Each time you press the
menu button it will either display the
previous menu or close the menu.
The setup options for which you pressed
the set button will now become effective.
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Closing the Setup Menu in Auto or
Program Mode
In auto or program mode, you can also
close the setup menu by pressing the
shutter button. Press the shutter button
halfway to close the menu. You are now
ready to take a picture right away and
the setup options for which you pressed
the set button will be effective.
Adjusting the LCD Monitor
Brightness
The LCD monitor brightness can be switched
between the normal and bright settings.
1. Display the setup menu.
2. Select [LCD] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
3. Select [Normal] or [Bright] by pressing
the + or - button. Press the set button.
The brightness setting will be adjusted and
the setup menu will display.
Setting the Beep On/Off Settings
Setting the Power Save Settings
The electronic beep that signals completion of
the autofocus process and the closing of the
shutter can be turned on or off.
The power save function, which powers down
the camera if it remains unused for a set
period of time, can be turned on or off.
1. Display the setup menu.
1. Display the setup menu.
2. Select [Beep] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
2. Select [Power Save] by pressing the + or
- button. Press the set button.
3. Select [On] or [Off] by pressing the + or
- button. Press the set button.
3. Select [On] or [Off] by pressing the + or
- button. Press the set button.
The power save setting will be set to on or
off and the setup menu will display.
Additional Functions
The beep setting will be set and the setup
menu will display.
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When the power save function is on and the
mode dial is set to any position other than
lock, the camera will automatically power
down under the following circumstances.
Additional Functions
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Shooting
The camera automatically powers down
after approximately 3 minutes if a function
is not accessed in a shooting mode.
Replay
The camera powers down after approximately 5 minutes if a function is not
accessed in play mode. This does not apply
while a slide show is playing.
PC Connection
A warning message will display on the
computer screen if 5 minutes pass without
a function being accessed while the
camera is connected to a computer. The
camera will power down if another minute
passes without a function being accessed.
• If the camera has powered down with
the power save function, power can be
restored by turning the mode dial or
pressing the menu, LCD/Video or
shutter buttons.
Setting the Date/Time
Setting the Language
Use this setting to adjust the camera’s date
and time settings and display formats. Ensure
that you adjust this setting after replacing the
button battery (p. 30).
You can change the menu language.
1. Display the setup menu.
2. Select [Date/Time] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
4. When the settings have been adjusted,
press the menu button.
In play mode, you can press and hold the
set button and press the jump button to
skip directly to step 3.
2. Select [Language] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
3. Select the language of your choice by
pressing the + or - button. Press the set
button.
The language setting will be set and the
setup menu will display.
Additional Functions
3. Press the + or - button to change the
setting. Press the set button to advance
to the next field.
A 24-hour clock is used. (Example: onethirty in the afternoon becomes 13:30)
1. Display the setup menu in play mode.
• The language menu may vary among
languages.
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Resetting the File Number
This function resets the file number that is
automatically assigned to a new image as it is
recorded. Successive numbers are automatically assigned.
When a CF Card Contains Previously
Recorded Images
After the reset, the first new image is
assigned the number of the last recorded
image plus one.
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When the CF Card Contains No Previously
Recorded Images
After the reset, the first new image is
assigned the number one.
• Standard File Number Assignment
Method
The camera records the number of the
last image that was recorded. When an
image is next shot, it adds one to the
previous number to create the new file
number. However, if there are images
already on the CF card that have higher
file numbers, the camera adds one to
the highest number on the CF card to
avoid duplication. This means that a
particular camera will not create two
images with the same file number. As a
result, the file numbers on a particular
CF card may not be consecutive if other
cards have been used in between
recording sessions with that card.
Formatting a CF Card
1. Set the mode dial to auto or program.
2. Press the menu button.
The record menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
3. Select [Reset File No.] by pressing the +
or - button. Press the set button.
4. A confirmation message will display.
Select [OK] to proceed by pressing the
+ or - button. Press the set button.
The file number will reset.
1. Display the setup menu in play mode.
For safety’s sake, remove the CF card you
do not wish to format when formatting
with two CF cards installed.
2. Select [Format] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
3. A confirmation message will display.
Select [OK] by pressing the + or - button.
Press the set button to format the card.
• Formatting a CF card permanently erases
all of the data it contains. Please note
that protected files are also erased.
Additional Functions
The current file
number will
display to the right
of the menu
option.
Use the following procedures to format a CF
card.
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Copying Images between CF Cards
When two CF cards are installed in a camera,
images can be copied from one card to the
other. You can copy single images or all of the
images on a CF card.
4. Select [Copy] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
Copying Images Singly
This method allows you to copy selected files
between CF cards as they display on the LCD
monitor.
1. Set the mode dial to play.
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2. Press the CF button to
select the source CF card containing the
images you wish to copy.
CF
1
At this point, you can switch the source
CF card, if required, by pressing the CF
button.
2
3. Press the menu button.
The play menu will display on the LCD
monitor.
5. Select [Single] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
An image from the source CF card will
display.
6. Select the image you wish to copy by
pressing the + or - button.
Copying All the Images
This method allows you to copy all the images
on one CF card to another.
1. Follow steps 1 to 4 in the Copying
Images Singly instructions.
2. Select [All] by pressing the + or button. Press the set button.
• The jump function is particularly
convenient for navigating if there are
numerous images on the CF card.
8. When you have finished copying, press
the menu button.
3. A confirmation message will display.
Select [OK] and press the set button.
All of the images will copy from the source
CF card to the target card. To cancel while
copying is in progress, press the set button.
An error message will display if there is
insufficient free space on the target CF card.
Additional Functions
7. Press the set button to start copying.
Repeat these steps to copy additional
images. An error message will display if
there is insufficient free space on the
target CF card.
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Appendices
Camera Maintenance
Follow the procedures below to clean the
camera body, lens, optical viewfinder and LCD
monitor when they become dirty.
• Never use thinners, benzene, synthetic
cleansers or water to clean the
equipment. These substances may
distort or damage the equipment.
• Never wipe anything directly on the
lens, even a soft cloth or eyeglass lens
wiper. If particularly stubborn dirt
accumulates, contact your camera
retailer or the closest Canon Customer
Support Help Desk.
Optical Viewfinder
Gently wipe dirt off the camera body with a
soft cloth or an eyeglass lens wiper.
Use a lens blower to remove dust and dirt. If
necessary, gently wipe it with a soft cloth or
eyeglass lens wiper to remove stubborn dirt.
Lens
LCD Monitor
Camera Body
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Use a lens blower to remove dust and dirt.
Keep the lens cap on whenever the camera is
not in use.
Use a lens blower to remove dust and dirt. If
necessary, gently wipe it with a soft cloth or
eyeglass lens wiper to remove stubborn dirt.
• Never rub or press strongly on the LCD
monitor. Rubbing or pressing firmly on
it may lead to damage or other
problems.
Optional Accessories
The following optional accessories are
available for the PowerShot Pro70.
Battery Pack NB-4H
Canon Battery Pack NB-4H is a nickel-hydride
battery pack intended for exclusive use with
the PowerShot Pro70. The battery pack can be
charged with Compact Power Adapter CAPS200 for up to approximately 300 charge
cycles.
CF Cards
CompactFlash cards are used to store images
recorded by the camera. The card must be
installed in the camera to operate.
FC-4M
FC-8M
FC-15M
CF Card Types and Recording Capacities
Small/N
Battery Pack NB-4H
• Fully charge Battery Pack NB-4H before
using it for the first time after purchase.
FC-4M
47
FC-8M
96
FC-15M 181
Small/F
Large/N
25
50
95
19
40
75
Large/F CCD RAW
10
20
39
1
3
7
• N = Normal F = Fine CCD RAW= Non
compressed
• Figures noted herein reflect standard
shooting conditions established by Canon.
• It is recommended that you use Canonbrand CF cards in the PowerShot Pro70.
PCMCIA Card Adapter
An adapter to fit to a CF card so that it can be
used in a PC card slot in a computer.
Semi-Hard Case SHC-PS200
Protects the camera from shocks and dust.
Install it with the following procedures.
Digital Printer CD-200
Appendices
100
An easily operated printer into which a CF
card containing images shot by a PowerShot
Pro70 can be inserted to print out high-quality
image prints. If you add print marks to your
target images with the camera, the printer will
automatically print only those images.
1. Fix the case holder
to the camera by
fitting the screw
into the tripod
socket on the
camera bottom.
Case Holder
2. Fit the snap at the
bottom of the case
to the corresponding fittings on the
case holder.
Hard Strap HS-PS200
This strap is useful to prevent the camera from
being accidentally dropped when operated
with one hand. Follow the procedures below
to install it.
3. Fit the snaps on
the back of the
case to the fittings
on the back of the
case holder.
1. If a shoulder strap
is installed on the
camera, temporarily detach the
strap from the
strap holder by the
display panel. In
addition, remove the buckle and strap
guide from the hard strap.
Appendices
If you use the shoulder strap, pull it free of
the case as shown below.
101
2. Fix the hard strap
holder to the
camera by fitting
its screw into the
tripod socket on
the camera
bottom.
Appendices
102
3. Thread either end
of the hard strap
through the
holders on the
camera body and
the hard strap
holder. On the
display panel side
of the camera,
thread the strap through the narrow
slit for the shoulder strap.
4. Bend the strap back
up and thread the
tip through the
concave portion in
the middle and
attach the buckle.
5. Pull on the
strap to adjust
its length and
thread the
end of the
strap through
the concave
portion in the middle. Thread the
shoulder strap through the shoulder
strap slits to reattach it.
EOS Speedlite EX Series Flashes
The EOS Speedlite 380EX high volume flash
and EOS Speedlite 220EX compact flash, both
clip-on type flashes that fit the camera’s
accessory shoe, are available for use with the
PowerShot Pro70. These flashes work with the
PowerShot Pro70 to take natural appearing
images even in difficult lighting situations.
Speedlite 380EX
When used with a tripod, the EOS Remote
Switch prevents camera movement from
spoiling images shot in macro mode or lowlight conditions. Attach it to the remote
terminal on the camera.
EOS Remote Switch RS-80N3
Appendices
Speedlite 220EX
EOS Remote Switch RS-80N3
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Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause(s)
Solution(s)
Camera will not operate
Lock lever in the CF card
slot not locked
• Close lock lever all the way and
close the CF card slot cover all the
way.
Insufficient battery power • Use a fully charged battery pack.
• Replace the battery.
• Use an approved AC power
source.
Appendices
Camera will not shoot
104
Incorrect battery type
• Use a fully charged Battery Pack
NB-4H or a 2CR5 lithium battery.
Poor contact between
battery and camera
terminals
• Wipe the battery terminals with a
clean, dry cloth.
2CR5 lithium battery is
inserted the wrong way
• Install the 2CR5 lithium battery
with the terminals oriented
toward the back of the chamber.
Mode dial is set to lock
position
• Set the mode dial to auto or
program.
Problem
Camera will not shoot
Solution(s)
CF card full
• Replace the CF card.
• Erase all or some of the card’s
images to create space.
CF card not formatted
correctly
• Reformat the CF card.
• If reformatting does not work, the
logic circuits of the CF card may
be faulty or damaged. Please
consult the nearest Canon
Customer Support Help Desk.
Mode dial is set to lock
• Set the mode dial to play.
No CF card installed or no • Install a CF card that contains
images on CF card
images.
Appendices
Camera will not replay
images
Cause(s)
Optional flash is charging • Wait to press the shutter button
(indicator flashes red)
until the flash charges and the
indicator changes from flashing
red to steady red.
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Problem
Images will not display
on TV
Cause(s)
Video cable incorrectly
connected
Solution(s)
• Attach the video cable correctly to
the video out terminal on the
camera and the video in terminal
on the TV.
Camera is not set to video • Press the LCD/Video button on the
camera to switch to TV display.
output
LCD monitor is difficult
to see
Appendices
106
Image is blurred or out
of focus, or your desired
composition could not
be shot
Brightness setting not
• Adjust the brightness setting in
appropriate for surroundthe setup menu.
ings
LCD monitor angle is
incorrect
• Move the LCD monitor to a better
viewing angle.
Target marks in optical
viewfinder are not on
subject
• Aim the target marks at the
subject, press the shutter button
halfway and wait for the double
beep before recomposing the
image.
Camera moved
• Be careful not to move the camera
when pressing the shutter button.
Problem
Image is blurred or out
of focus, or your desired
composition could not
be shot
Images are too bright
Solution(s)
• Use macro mode to shoot closeups. The subject can be as close as
12 cm from the lens.
Optical viewfinder was
used to compose image
in macro mode
• In macro mode, the actual area
shot by the lens is slightly lower
than it appears in the optical
viewfinder (p. 53). Use the LCD
monitor to compose the image.
AF auxiliary light emitter
is obscured, hampering
autofocus function
• Be careful not to block the AF
auxiliary light emitter with your
finger, clothing or jewelry.
Subject is insufficiently
illuminated in comparison with surroundings
• Adjust the exposure compensation
to a positive (+) setting.
Subject is brighter than
surroundings
• Adjust the exposure compensation
to a negative (-) setting.
Appendices
Images are too dark
Cause(s)
Subject is out of focal
range
107
Problem
Appendices
108
Cause(s)
Solution(s)
Images are too bright
Light is shining directly on • Change the shooting angle.
or reflected onto camera
from the subject
Battery consumption is
too fast
Low ambient temperature • Use the battery pack at temperahas lowered battery
tures over 0° C. Keep the battery
capacity
pack in your pocket or warm it in
your hands before shooting in
relatively low temperatures.
Capacity of battery pack • Refresh the battery pack.
reduced because of disuse
for an extended period of
time
Battery pack life has been • This battery pack can no longer be
exceeded
used. Replace it with a new
battery pack.
Problem
Battery pack will not
charge
Cause(s)
Solution(s)
Poor connection between • Seat the battery pack more firmly
battery pack and compact into the charger.
power adapter
• Check the AC power cord
connection between the electrical
outlet and the charger.
• The battery pack won’t charge
DC Coupler DR-200 is
connected to the compact when DC Coupler DR-200 is
connected to the compact power
power adapter
adapter. Disconnect DC Coupler
DR-200 from the compact power
adapter.
Appendices
109
List of Message Codes - A
The following codes may appear in the display panel.
Pb
PC
Exx (xx = number)
Appendices
Steady
Flashing
1
110
2 Flashing
1 or 2 Flashing
Image playback
Camera connected to a computer in PC mode
Camera malfunction. Set mode dial to lock, then reset it to auto, program or play
and retry shot or replay. Problem exists if error code reappears. Note the number
and contact Canon Customer Support Help Desk. If an error code displays directly
after taking a picture, the shot may not have recorded. Check image in play mode.
Full charge in battery pack.
Battery Pack NB-4H or 2CR5 lithium battery charge is low. Recharge battery
pack soon or replace battery.
Battery Pack NB-4H or 2CR5 lithium battery charge is spent, or the battery
cover is open. Close the battery cover properly, install a charged battery pack
or new battery, or connect to an AC power source.
Button battery charge low and date/time setting lost. Replace battery and
reset date/time.
Recording sound annotation.
Writing sound file to CF card, or recording error has occurred because CF card
is full or data is corrupted.
No CF card installed, or CF card slot cover is open.
CF card has experienced an anomaly or is full.
List of Message Codes - B
The following messages may appear in the LCD monitor.
Busy
CF card full!
No Image
Image too Large
CF card error!
Naming error!
Appendices
Image is recording onto CF card
CF card is too full to accommodate more data
No images recorded on CF card
You attempted to view an image larger than the large size (1536 x 1024)
CF card has experienced an anomaly
The file could not be created because there is a file with the same name
as the directory that the camera is attempting to create, or the highest
possible file number has already been reached. Reformat the CF card.
All of the existing images and data will be erased by formatting
Incompatible JPEG format You attempted to view an incompatible JPEG file
No CF card
You attempted to view or shoot an image without a CF card installed
Corrupted Data
You attempted to view an image with corrupted data
No Thumbnail
You attempted to replay a CCD RAW image, but no thumbnail was
created for the image because the CF card was improperly removed
while the image was recording
Unreadable sound data
Existing sound file has an unreadable format, preventing additional
sound annotations from being added to this image
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Major Specifications
PowerShot Pro70
Camera Format:
Viewfinder:
Appendices
112
Digital still camera
Secondary focused real-image zoom finder. Gives 84% coverage of actual
picture area
2-inch, low-temperature, polysilicon, thin-film transistor liquid crystal display
Image Sensor:
16.8 million-pixel, 1/2-inch, charge-coupled device (effective pixels: 16.0 million)
Gradation Reproduction: 8 bits x 3 colors (10-bit data processing)
Compression Modes:
Fine/Normal/CCD RAW
Recorded Image Size:
1,536 x 1024 pixels (large/CCD RAW) 768 x 512 pixels (small)
Sensitivity:
Equivalent to ISO 100 - 400 (ISO 400 is effective for small images in low
light)
Image Properties:
Date, time, image serial number, other
Image Data Storage:
CompactFlash™ cards
File Format:
CIFF (Camera Image File Format)
Images:
JPEG and proprietary Canon format (CRW)
Thumbnails:
JPEG
Sound Annotations: WAVE
Appendices
Lens: Focal Length:
6 - 15 mm (equivalent to 28 - 70 mm in 35 mm format)
F/number:
F2.0 (wide angle) - F2.4 (telephoto)
Zoom Ratio:
2.5 times, autozoom
Shutter
Format:
Mechanical + electronic
Speed Range: 1/2 - 1/500 sec. (Large/CCD RAW)
1/2 - 1/8000 sec. (small)
Self-Timer:
10-second delay
Autofocus Format:
TTL phase differential detection method
Range:
32 cm to infinity (Macro: 12 cm to infinity) from front lens
Exposure Compensation:
Format:
Through-the-lens programmable auto exposure/aperture-priority auto exposure
Range:
EV 4 - 17
Flash:
Connection: Through accessory shoe
Auto Metering: Hybrid external sensor + through-the lens method
White Balance Control:
TTL auto white balance
Camera Modes:
Auto/program/play/PC
Interface:
RS-232C/video out/remote release
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Power Supply:
2CR5 lithium battery (330-frame/100-minute replay capacity)/nickel-hydride
Battery Pack NB-4H (190-frame/70-minute replay capacity)/Compact Power
Adapter CA-PS200
Test conditions: 2CR5 lithium battery: new cell; Battery Pack NB-4H: full charge;
shooting settings: large/fine, LCD off; replay settings: continuous replay at 5
seconds per image
Backup Battery:
Operating Temperatures:
CR 2025 lithium button battery
0° - 40°C
Operating Humidity:
10 - 90%
Dimensions (w x h x d):
Weight:
145 x 85 x 132 mm
Approximately 680 g without battery or CF card
• All data is based on Canon’s standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice.
Appendices
114
Battery Pack NB-4H
Format:
Nickel-hydride cell
Rated Voltage:
4.8 V
Rated Capacity:
1400 mAh
Maximum Charge Cycles: Approximately 300 times
Operating Temperatures: 0° -40°C
Dimensions:
33 x 31 x 55 mm
Weight:
Approximately 120 g
Compact Power Adapter CA-PS200
Input Rating:
Operating Temperature:
Dimensions:
Weight:
AC 100 - 240 volts (50/60 Hz)
Charging: 6.5V/1.5A
Camera power supply: 5.3V/12A
Charging: 24 - 34 VA (100 - 240 V)
Camera: power supply: 28 - 39 VA (100 - 240 V)
0° - 40°C
75 x 117 x 39 mm
Approximately 200 g
Appendices
Input Voltage:
Rated Output:
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Index
+/- Button 59
(Auto Symbol) 16
(Macro Button) 53
(Microphone Button) 67
A
Appendices
116
AC Power Source 28
Accessory Shoe 13, 64
Adjustment Dial for the Optical
Viewfinder 14
AF Auxiliary Light Emitter 13
All Images 87, 97
Copy 97
Erase 86
Aperture-Priority AE Mode 56
Auto Mode 16, 38, 44
B
Battery Charge 26
Battery Cover 14
Battery Pack NB-4H
Charging 23
Installing 25
Refresh 26
Beep 91
23
Button Battery 30
Replacing 30
Button Battery Cover 14
C
Camera Indicators 28
CCD RAW 50
CF Button 37
CF Card 34, 99
Capacity 35
Installing 34
Formatting 95
Slot Cover 14
Switching Between 37
Charge 26
Charging Indicator 23
Checking Images 48
Cleaning 98
Compact Power Adapter
CA-PS200 23, 28
Compression Method 50
Continuous Shooting Mode 54
Control Panel 14, 17
Copying Images 96
D
Date/Time 32, 93
Date/Time Settings 31
DC Coupler DR-200 28
Detailed Image Information 73
Digital Terminal 16
Display Panel 18
Displaying Image Information 73
Drive Button 55
E
EOS Speedlite EX Series Flashes
(220EX/380EX) 64
EOS Remote Switch RS-80N3 63
Erase 40, 84
Erasing Images Singly 85
Erasing All Images 86
Sound Annotation 86
Erasing during Single Image
Playback 84
Exposure Compensation 59
External Terminals 16
F
File Number 94
File Size 50
Filter Mount 13
Fine 50
Flash 64
Focus Lock 47
I
Jump Button 71
Jump Mode 70
L
Language 33
Large 50
LCD 14
Brightness 90
Button 81
Monitor 14, 20, 48
Brightness 90
LCD/Video Button 81
Lens 13
Light Sensor 13
Lithium Batteries 29
Loading Images 43
Lock 16
M
Macro Button 53
Macro Mode 53
Mark
Clearing 78
Image Mark 76
Printer Mark 82
Menu
Language 33
Play XX
Record XX
Setup 89
Slide Show 75
Microphone 14
Microphone Button 67
Mode Dial 13, 16
N
Normal 50
O
Optical Viewfinder 46
Adjustment Dial 14
Target Marks 46
P
PC 16
PCMCIA Card Adapter 100
Play 16, 69
Single Image Playback 69
Multi Image Playback 70
Appendices
Icon 18
Image
Displaying Information 73
Copying 90
Loading 43
Mark 76, 82
Play 79
Quality 50
Size 50
Indicators 14, 15, 28
Info Button 73
Information 73
Detailed 73
Standard 73
J
117
Play Menu XX
Play Mode 16
Play Time 78
Power Save 22, 91, 92
Program Mode 16, 44
Protect 87
Protection Setting 87
Print Mark 82
Q
Quality 50
Quality Button 50
R
Appendices
118
Record Menu XX
Recording Capacity 35
Refresh Button 27
Remote Switch 63
Remote Terminal 16, 56
Repeat 79
Replaying 69-83
Single Image Playback 69
Multi Image Playback 70
Reset 94
S
Self-Timer 61
Self-Timer Lamp 13
Setup Menu 89
Shooting 44-68
Continuous 54
Macro Mode 53
Mode 44
Reviewing Images 48
Shoulder Strap 37
Shutter Button 13, 45
Press All the Way 45
Press Halfway 45
Single Images 40, 85, 96
Size 50
Slide Show 75
Menu XX
Play Time 78
Start 79
Small 50
Sound Annotation 67
Deleting 86
Strap Holder 13
T
Target Marks 46
Telephoto 52
Terminal Cover 13
Time 30, 31
Tripod Socket 14
TV 81
V
Video Cable 81
Viewfinder 14, 46
Viewfinder Window 13
Video Out Terminal 16, 81
W
Wide Angle 52
Z
Zoom 52
Zoom Lever 13, 52
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