ENGLISH Safety Precautions Be sure to read, understand and follow the safety precautions below when using the camera, in order to prevent injury, burns or electrical shock to yourself and others. Be sure to also read the safety precautions listed in the Advanced Camera User Guide. Warnings • Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes. • Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. • Avoid dropping or subjecting the camera to severe impacts. Do not touch the flash portion of the camera if it has been damaged. • Stop operating the equipment immediately if it emits smoke or noxious fumes. • Do not handle the power cord if your hands are wet. Preparations Shooting Playback/Erasing Menus and Settings Printing Downloading Images to a Computer Basic Camera User Guide Please Read This First This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features. CDI-E185-010 © 2005 CANON INC. PRINTED IN CHINA Flowchart and Reference Guides The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. For information on included items and items sold separately System Map Preparations • Installing the battery and memory card • Setting the date, time and language Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) • Read this first. Shooting Playback/Erasing Menus and Settings Handling precautions, references to the various shooting and playback functions Printing • Installing the software • Downloading images to a computer • Using the software Advanced Camera User Guide Direct Print User Guide Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) Software Starter Guide ZoomBrowser EX/ ImageBrowser Software User Guide • PDF manuals available on the Canon website. http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/information-e.html You can use SD* memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. * SD stands for Secure Digital, a copyright protection system. 0 Preparations Installing the Battery and Memory Card 1 Open memory card slot/battery cover. c a b into place, then close the cover. (-) Negative end (+) Positive end Front a b Î See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 83) Î See the Advanced Guide: Handling the Memory Card (p. 85) Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before inserting it in the camera. It may damage the camera if inserted incorrectly. 1 Preparations 2 Insert the batteries, and insert the memory card until it clicks To Remove the Memory Card Use a finger to push the memory card in until you hear a click, then release it. Preparations First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time 1 Press the power button until Upper indicator Power button the upper indicator lights green. To turn the power off, press the power button once more. Hold down the MENU button and press the power button to turn off all operation sounds (except warnings). 2 Select the item you wish to set using the W or X button and set its value using the S or T button (a). a b 3 Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button (b). Î The date/time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 11) 2 Setting the Display Language 1 Set the mode dial to a (playback) (a). d 2 Hold down the FUNC./SET b c button (b) and press the MENU button (c). 3 Use the S, T, W or X button (d) to select a language and press the FUNC./SET button (b). Î The language can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 11) Preparations 3 Shooting 1 Set the mode dial to (Auto). 2 Aim the camera at the subject. Be careful not to block the flash with your finger. 3 Press the shutter button halfway to focus. Pressing halfway (Lightly press) The camera beeps twice and the upper indicator lights green when the camera focuses. The beep will sound one time if the subject is difficult to focus on. Î See the Advanced Guide: Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (p. 42) Shooting 4 Press the shutter button fully (all the way) to shoot. Pressing fully (Pressing all the way) The camera will beep once and the image will record. Î See Basic Shooting Functions (p. 5) Î See the Advanced Guide to verify the advanced shooting method. Î See the Advanced Guide: Movie Shooting (p. 37) 4 Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. To override this time limit and continue displaying the image, use one of the following methods: z Keep the shutter button fully depressed after taking the shot. z Pressing the FUNC./SET button while the image is displayed in the LCD monitor.* Press the shutter button halfway again to stop displaying it. * This operation is not available in the stitch assist mode (p. 6) Î See the Advanced Guide: Changing the Review Duration (p. 24) Basic Shooting Functions Selecting a Shooting Mode Shooting Use the mode dial and menu to select the Shooting modes. Mode Dial AUTO The camera automatically selects settings. MOVIE 3 movie modes are available with this camera (you cannot record audio). MANUAL You can manually adjust the exposure, white balance, photo effects, shooting panorama composition images ( , ) and other settings before SPECIAL SCENE shooting. 5 modes are available with this 8 scene modes to shoot with the most appropriate settings for the scene are available camera. with this camera. Î See the Advanced Guide: Shooting in Manual Mode (p. 31) Î See the Advanced Guide: Movie Shooting (p. 37) 5 Selecting a Shooting Mode In the , , and modes, the same procedure is used for selecting shooting modes. The following explanation uses the mode as an example. 1 Set the mode dial to (a). 2 Press the FUNC./SET button (b). 3 Use the W or X button to a c bd select a shooting mode (c). 4 Press the FUNC./SET button (d). Shooting mode Shooting Mode Items Manual Allows you to select settings yourself, such as the exposure compensation, white balance or photo effect. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 31) Super Macro Allows you to take magnified shots of subjects closer than standard Macro mode (p. 9). Shooting is possible when the distance from the front of the lens to the subject is in the following range: 1.5 to 5 cm (0.6 to 2 in.) (maximum wide angle) Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 31) My Colors Allows you to change the image colors easily with 8 modes. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 49) Stitch Assist Use this mode when taking shots that you want to combine into a panorama. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 39) Movie Mode Items Allows you to shoot a movie just by pressing the shutter button. The following three movie modes are available; Standard, Compact for sending movies as e-mail attachments and My Colors to change image colors easily. 6 Special Scene Mode Items Night Snapshot Allows you to take snapshots of people against twilight or night backgrounds by reducing the effects of camera shake even without using a tripod. Kids&Pets Allows you to capture subjects that move around, such as children and pets, without missing photo opportunities. Indoor Prevents camera shake and maintains the subject's true color when shooting under fluorescent or tungsten lighting. Foliage Shoots trees and leaves - such as new growth, autumn leaves or blossoms - in vivid colors. Snow Shoots without a blue tinge and without making people appear dark against a snowy background. Beach Shoots without making people appear dark near water or sand where reflected sunlight is strong. Fireworks Captures fireworks in the sky sharply and at an optimal exposure. Using the Zoom The zoom can be adjusted from 41 – 131 mm in 35 mm film equivalent terms. Telephoto Zooms in on the subject. Wide Angle Zooms out from the subject. 7 Shooting Portrait Blurs the background and makes a person stand out. Using the Flash Auto Auto with red-eye reduction* Flash on with red-eye reduction* Flash on Flash off Slow Synchro button Press this button to cycle through flash settings. (Flash settings cannot be used in some shooting modes.) * Red-Eye Reduction: This feature reduces the effect of light reflecting back from the eyes and making them appear red. Shooting Distance ranges for shooting with the flash are 47 cm to 3.0 m (1.5 to 10 ft.) (W) and 47 cm to 2.0 m (1.5 to 6.6 ft.) (T). z You are recommended to shoot with the camera attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake warning icon appears. z blinks while recharging. You can shoot after lights. Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 112) 8 Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots button When you press this button, or appears on the LCD monitor. To cancel the macro/infinity mode: press the button to remove or from the display. (Macro): Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Shooting Distance from End of Lens to Subject Maximum wide angle setting: 49 × 37 mm (1.9 × 1.5 in.) (Minimum shooting distance: 5 cm (2 in.)) Maximum telephoto setting: 71 × 53 mm (2.8 × 2.1 in.) (Minimum shooting distance: 25 cm (9.8 in.)) z Use the LCD monitor to compose close-ups in macro mode since images composed with the viewfinder may be off-center. z Exposure may not be optimal when the flash is used in Macro mode. Î See the Advanced Guide: Magnified Close-Up Shooting (p. 31) Î See the Advanced Guide: Using the Digital Zoom (p. 32) Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 112) 9 Shooting (Infinity): Use this mode to record subjects 3 m (9.8 ft.) or more distant. Also use this mode for compositions combining both near and distant objects. Playback 1 Set the mode dial to a (playback) (a). b 2 Display the image you wish to view. Use the W or X button to select the image (b). Use the W button to move to the previous image and the X button to move the next image. Î See the Advanced Guide to verify the advanced playback function. Î See the Advanced Guide: Viewing Movies (p. 58) Erasing Playback 1 Set the mode dial to a b (playback) (a). 2 Use the W or X button to c e select the image you wish to erase (b). 3 Press the button (c). 4 Confirm that [Erase] is selected (d) and press the FUNC./SET button (e). d To exit instead of erasing, select [Cancel]. Î See the Advanced Guide: Erasing All Images (p. 64) Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image. 10 Menus and Settings FUNC. Menu From this menu you can specify self-timer, resolution size, and other settings for shooting. a To select an item (a) b Press the S or T button. To change the setting (b) Press the W or X button. When you finish making settings Press the FUNC./SET button. When the camera is set to shooting mode, press the FUNC./SET button. Î See the Advanced Guide: Menus and Settings (p. 22) Rec./Play/Set up Menus From these menus you can specify related to camera functions. There are three menus: [ Rec. Menu], [ Play Menu], and [ Set up Menu]. From shooting mode To switch between menus (a) When the menu icon is selected, press the W or X button. Menus and Settings a Press the MENU button. From playback mode b c To select an item (b) Press the S or T button. To change the setting (c) Press the MENU button. Press the W or X button. When "..." appears by an item, press the FUNC./SET button to display the set up screen, and then use the S, T, W or X button to change the settings. When you finish making settings Press the MENU button. 11 Printing Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer with a cable and simply press the button on the camera. 1 Connect the camera to a Canon Direct Print compatible printer and turn on the printer's power. Canon Brand Printers SELPHY CP Series Compact Photo Printers Interface Cable Camera PIXMA Series/SELPHY DS Series Bubble Jet Printers 2 Power on the camera in Playback mode. Confirm that or , is displayed in the upper left of the LCD monitor (a). z The button lights blue. z The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model. 3 Select an image to print (b) with the W or X button and press the button (c). The button will blink blue and printing will start. a b Printing c Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings (p. 65) Î See the Direct Print User Guide Î See the user guide for Your Printer 12 Downloading Images to a Computer The following methods can be used to download images recorded by the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 14) in advance. Camera to Computer Connection Supplied Software Downloading Method Windows 98 SE Windows 2000 Windows Me Mac OS X Computer Procedure Camera Procedure z z z z z z z z z z Computer System Requirements z Basic Guide (p. 14) z Software Starter Guide Connecting the Camera to a Computer z Basic Guide (p. 16) Do Not Install It Computer Procedure – – – z z Memory Card Reader Computer Procedure z z z z z z Software Starter Guide* Downloading Images to a Computer z Basic Guide (p. 17, 18) z Software Starter Guide z Software Starter Guide * Please also see the Windows XP and Mac OS X Users leaflet. 13 Downloading Images to a Computer Windows XP Install It System Requirements Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements. OS Computer Model CPU RAM Downloading Images to a Computer Interface Free Hard Disk Space Display OS Computer Model CPU RAM Interface Free Hard Disk Space Display 14 Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Windows Me Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2) The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. Pentium 500MHz or higher processor Windows 98 SE/Windows Me : 128 MB or more Windows 2000/Windows XP : 256 MB or more USB z Canon Utilities - ZoomBrowser EX : 250 MB or more (Including the PhotoRecord printing program) - PhotoStitch : 40 MB or more z Canon Camera TWAIN Driver : 25 MB or more z Canon Camera WIA Driver : 25 MB or more z ArcSoft PhotoStudio : 50 MB or more 1,024 × 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better Mac OS X (v10.2–v10.3) The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. PowerPC G3/G4/G5 256 MB or more USB z Canon Utilities - ImageBrowser : 200 MB or more - PhotoStitch : 40 MB or more z ArcSoft PhotoStudio : 50 MB or more 1,024 × 768 pixels/32,000 Colors or better Preparing to Download Images Ensure that you install the software first before connecting the camera to the computer. Items to Prepare z Camera and computer z Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera z Interface cable supplied with the camera (use the supplied interface cable) 1 Install the software. 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive. in the CD-ROM Downloading Images to a Computer Double-click the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icon window. 2. Click the Digital Camera Software [Install] button, then click [Next]. 3. Select [Easy Installation] as the setup type and click [Next]. Proceed with the installation, confirming the contents as you proceed. 4. When the installation is finished, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now.] and click [Finish]. When the installation is finished, click [OK]. 5. Remove the disk from the CD-ROM drive after restarting. 15 2 Connecting the camera to a computer. 1. Use the supplied interface cable to connect the computer's USB port to the camera's DIGITAL terminal. With your fingernail on the left edge of the camera's DIGITAL terminal cover, open it forward and plug the interface cable in all the way. USB Port DIGITAL Terminal Downloading Images to a Computer Interface Cable 2. Set the mode dial to (playback) (a), turn on the power (b). The camera and computer will be able to communicate. Interface Cable a b Always grasp the connector's sides to remove the interface cable from the camera's DIGITAL terminal. If the Digital Signature Not Found window appears, click [Yes]. The USB driver will automatically finish installing onto the computer when you attach the camera and open a connection. 16 Downloading Images to a Computer A window allowing you to set the preferences will appear when a connection is established between the camera and computer. 1 Select [Canon CameraWindow] and click [OK] (first time only). If the window to the right does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow] and [CameraWindow]. 2 Download the images. Downloading Images Using the Camera (p. 19) Downloading Images Using a Computer. By default, all images that have yet to be downloaded will download. You can set the type of image to download and the destination folder. Thumbnails (small versions) of the downloaded images will display in the ZoomBrowser EX Main Window. By default, the downloaded images are saved into subfolders according to their shooting dates. 17 Downloading Images to a Computer z Download the images using the camera or the computer. z By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [My Pictures] folder. Downloading Images to a Computer The following window opens when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the [Canon CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar that displays at the bottom of the desktop). Download images by "using camera" or "using computer". Downloading Images Using the Camera Downloading Images to a Computer Downloading Images Using a Computer. By default, all images that have yet to be downloaded will download. You can set the type of image to download and the destination folder. Thumbnails (small versions) of the downloaded images will display in the ImageBrowser Browser Window. By default, the downloaded images are saved into folders according to their shooting dates. Thumbnails 18 Downloading Images Using the Camera (Direct Transfer) Use this method to download images using camera operations. Install the supplied software and adjust the computer settings before using this method for the first time (p. 15). When the camera and computer will be able to communicate, the button will light blue and the Direct Transfer menu is displayed on the camera's LCD monitor. At this point, images can be transferred using camera operations. button You can select the following methods in the Direct Transfer. All Images New Images DPOF Trans. Images Select & Transfer Wallpaper Transfers and saves all images to the computer. Transfers and saves to the computer only the images that have not been previously transferred. Transfers and saves to the computer only the images with DPOF Transfer Order settings (Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings p. 65). Transfers and saves single images to the computer as you view and select them. Transfers and saves single images to the computer as you view and select them. The transferred images display on the computer desktop. 19 Downloading Images to a Computer If the Direct Transfer menu is not displayed, press the MENU button. All Images/New Images/DPOF Trans. Images Select , or (a) with the S or T button and press the button (b). a The images will download. c b Downloading Images to a Computer To cancel the transfer, press the FUNC./ SET button. The display will return to the Direct Transfer menu when the download is complete. 20 Select & Transfer/Wallpaper 1 Select or (a) with the S or T button and press the button (or the FUNC./SET button) (b). c a 2 Select images to download with the W or X button (c) and press the button (or the FUNC./ SET button) (d). e d b 3 Press the MENU button (e). The display will return to the Direct Transfer menu. Only JPEG images can be downloaded as wallpaper for a computer. On the Windows platform, the files are automatically created as BMP images. The option selected with the button is retained even when the camera's power is turned off. The previous setting will be in effect the next time the Direct Transfer menu is displayed. The image selection screen will appear directly when the [Select & Transfer] or the [Wallpaper] option was last selected. 21 Downloading Images to a Computer z The images will download. z The button will blink blue while downloading is in progress. z Images can also be selected during index playback.