Cov-Basic.fm Page 1 Thursday, December 7, 2006 8:46 PM ENGLISH The Components Guide 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-E286-010 XX07XXX © 2007 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN Flowchart and Reference Guides The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. For information on included items and items sold separately System Map The Components Guide Preparations • Charging the battery • Installing the battery and memory card • Setting the date, time and language Shooting Playback/Erasing Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) • Read this first. 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 You may not be able to achieve the full performance of this camera with the included memory card. ZoomBrowser EX/ ImageBrowser Software User Guide • PDF manuals available on the Canon website. http://web.canon.jp/Imaging/ information-e.html In this guide, the Basic Camera User Guide is called the Basic Guide, and the Advanced Camera User Guide is called the Advanced Guide. Also, "battery" refers to the battery pack. The Components Guide Front View cde f g b a a b c d e f g h Wrist Strap Mount Microphone (Advanced Guide pp. 41, 90, 91) AF-assist Beam (Advanced Guide p. 24) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (Advanced Guide p. 35) Self-Timer Lamp (p. 16) Viewfinder Window (Advanced Guide p. 18) Flash (p. 14) Lens Attaching the Wrist Strap The Components Guide h How to Open the Terminal Cover Toggle The toggle's position on the strap can be changed. It can also be used to open the DIGITAL terminal cover and when inserting or removing a memory card. In order to avoid dropping the camera, wear the wrist strap when using the camera. 1 Back View a b c d e h f g a b c d e f g h LCD Monitor (Advanced Guide pp. 12, 15) Viewfinder (Advanced Guide p. 18) DIGITAL Terminal (p. 27) A/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 100) Terminal Cover Tripod Socket DC Coupler Terminal Cover (Advanced Guide p. 130) Memory Card Slot/Battery Cover (p. 6) The interface cable and AV cable cannot be connected simultaneously. The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film for protection against scratches during shipment. If so, remove the film before using the camera. 2 Controls a b c de f g h l m k o a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o Power Lamp Power Button (p. 9) Indicators (p. 4) Zoom Lever (p. 14, Advanced Guide p. 76) Shooting: (Wide Angle)/ (Telephoto) Playback: (Index)/ (Magnify) Shutter Button (p. 10) Speaker Mode Switch (pp. 9, 11) (Print/Share) Button (pp. 22, 30, Advanced Guide pp. 66, 67) FUNC./SET (Function/Set) Button (p. 20, Advanced Guide p. 22) DISP. (Display) Button (Advanced Guide p. 12) MENU Button (p. 21, Advanced Guide p. 23) (Macro)/ (Infinity)/ Button (p. 15) (ISO Speed)/ (Jump)/ Button (Advanced Guide pp. 65, 79) (Flash)/ Button (p. 14) (Continuous)/ (Self-timer)/ (Single Image Erase) / Button (pp. 16, 19, Advanced Guide p. 36) The Components Guide n ij 3 Indicators The camera indicators light or blink under the following circumstances. Never do the following while an indicator is blinking green. These actions may corrupt image data. • Shake or jolt the camera • Shut off the power, or open the memory card slot/battery cover Upper Indicator Green: Blinking Green: Ready to shoot (camera beeps twice) Time Lapse (movie) recording/Image recording/ reading/erasing/transferring (when connected to a computer/printer) Orange: Ready to shoot (flash on) Blinking Orange: Ready to shoot (camera shake warning) Lower Indicator Yellow: Macro mode/infinity mode/AF lock mode Blinking Yellow: Focusing difficulty (camera beeps once) 4 Preparations 1. Charging the Battery. Charge the battery before use under the following circumstances. • When using the battery for the first time. • When the "Change the battery pack." message displays. 1. Insert the battery into the battery charger. 2. Plug the battery charger (CB-2LV) into a power outlet, or attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB-2LVE) and plug it into a power outlet. • Battery charger model names and types vary by region. The charge indicator will light orange while the battery is charging. It will change to green when the charge is complete. Charging takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. Preparations Charge Indicator Align these symbols For CB-2LV For CB-2LVE To protect the battery and prolong its life, do not charge it for longer than 24 hours continuously. Î See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 126). 5 2. Installing the Battery. 1. Slide the memory card slot/battery cover and open it (a, b). 2. Push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow (c) and insert the battery until it locks. To remove the battery, push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow (c) and hold it while pulling the battery out. Battery Lock a c b 3. Inserting the Memory Card. 1. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. 2. Close the memory card slot/battery cover (a, b). b Front a Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before inserting it in the camera. Inserting it backward may cause the camera to fail to recognize the memory card or to malfunction. Î See the Advanced Guide: Handling the Memory Card (p. 128). Î See the Advanced Guide: Formatting Memory Cards (p. 29). 6 To Remove the Memory Card Push the memory card with your finger or the toggle on the wrist strap until the memory card clicks and then release it. You can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. Preparations 7 First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time a b c 1. Press the power button (a). 2. Use the or button to select an item and the or button to change its value (b). To set the daylight saving option, select the icon and use the or button to configure the setting. 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button (c). The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 21). • A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera to save such settings as the date/time. This battery charges when the main battery is in the camera. When you purchase the camera, place the main battery in it for approximately four hours or use AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (sold separately) to charge the lithium battery. It will charge even if the camera is turned off. • The date/time settings may be lost after approximately three weeks if you remove the main battery. Reset the date/time settings if this occurs. Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the World Clock (p. 20). 8 BasicGuide_E.fm Page 9 Friday, December 15, 2006 10:36 AM Setting the Display Language 1. Slide the mode switch to (playback). 2. Hold down the FUNC./SET button and press the MENU button. or button to select a language and 3. Use the , , press the FUNC./SET button. The display language can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 21). Shooting 1. Press the power button. Power button Î See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 12). Î See the Advanced Guide: Power Saving Function (p. 19). Î See the Advanced Guide: Set up Menu (p. 26). Î See the Advanced Guide: My Camera Menu (p. 28). 2. Set the shooting mode to Shooting The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in the LCD monitor. • Pressing the power button again turns the power off. • To switch to the setting that mutes all sounds (except for the warning sound), press and hold the DISP. button while pressing the power button. (Auto). 1. Slide the mode switch to (Rec.) (a). 2. Press the FUNC./SET button (b) and use the or button (c) to select (auto). 3. Press the FUNC./SET button (d). 3. Aim the camera at the subject. a c b d 9 4. Focus and shoot. 1. Press the shutter button halfway to Indicators focus. When the camera focuses, it beeps twice and the indicator lights green (orange when the flash fires). In addition, a green AF frame appears in the LCD monitor on the portion of the image used to set the focus. 2. Press the shutter button fully to shoot. The shutter sound will play and the image will record. The indicator will blink green while the image is recorded to the memory card. Î See Indicators (p. 4). the Advanced Guide for the various shooting methods Î See available. Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. You can continue to display images regardless of the review duration setting with the following procedures. • Keeping the shutter button pressed after a shot. • Pressing the FUNC./SET or DISP. button while the image is displayed in the LCD monitor. To stop displaying the image, press the shutter button halfway. Î See the Advanced Guide: Review (p. 24). the Advanced Guide: Checking for Focus Right After Î See Shooting (p. 70). Î See Erasing (p. 19). 10 Selecting a Shooting Mode 1. Slide the mode switch to (Rec.) or (Movie) (a). 2. Press the FUNC./SET button (b) and use the or button (c) to select a shooting mode. For a scene mode (p. 12), select the mode (default setting) and press the MENU button to select the desired mode. 3. Press the FUNC./SET button (d). a c b d Shooting 11 Shooting Modes Still Images Auto The camera automatically selects settings. Manual Allows you to select settings yourself, such as the exposure compensation, white balance, my colors or ISO speed. Stitch Assist Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer. Select [Stitch Assist] from the [ (Rec.)] menu. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 44). Digital Macro Allows you to shoot when the distance from the lens (at maximum wide angle) to the subject is within 3 – 10 cm (1.2 – 3.9 in.). The subject can be shown larger than in standard macro mode because the camera trims the image edges and zooms in with the digital zoom. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 34). Portrait Produces a soft effect when photographing people. Color Accent Use this option to have only the color specified in the LCD monitor remain and to transform all others to black and white. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 60). 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. Color Swap Use this option to transform a color specified in the LCD monitor into another. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 62). Scene Mode You can shoot with the most appropriate settings for a scene. Kids&Pets Allows you to capture subjects that move around, such as children and pets, without missing photo opportunities. 12 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. Beach Shoots without making people appear dark near water or sand where reflected sunlight is strong. Snow Shoots without a blue tinge and without making people appear dark against a snowy background. Fireworks Captures fireworks in the sky sharply and at optimal exposure. Aquarium Selects the optimal ISO speed, white balance and color balance to capture fish and other items in an indoor aquarium. Underwater Movie Shooting Appropriate for shooting images with Waterproof Case WP-DC13 (sold separately). This mode uses an optimal white balance setting to reduce bluish tones and record images with a natural hue. Movie Shoots a movie when you press the shutter button. You can select from the following modes: [ Standard]; [ Fast Frame Rate] suitable for sports or fast motion; [ Compact] convenient for email attachments; [ Color Accent] for recording all colors in black and white except for the selected color; [ Color Swap] for recording a selected color as a different color; and [ Time Lapse] for shooting one frame at a time at a set interval. Î See the Advanced Guide (p. 39). • The shutter speed is slow in mode. Always use a tripod to avoid camera shake. • In , , , , , or mode, the ISO speed may increase and cause noise in the image depending on the scene being shot. • In mode, shoot with the subject 1 m (3.3 ft.) or more from the end of the lens. • To shoot underwater, install the camera in Waterproof Case WP-DC13 (sold separately). • We recommend you use Waterproof Case WP-DC13 for shooting at ski resorts or beaches. 13 Using the Zoom 1. Press the zoom lever toward or . The zoom can be adjusted from 35 – 105 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms. Wide Angle: Zooms out from the subject. Telephoto: Zooms in on the subject. Using the Flash 1. Press the button (a) and use the switch between modes (b). or a button to Auto On Off b Î See the Advanced Guide: Red-Eye Reduction Function (p. 35). Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the Slow Synchro Function (p. 35). You are recommended to shoot with the camera attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake warning icon appears. The option cannot be set in (Auto) mode. Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160). Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11). 14 Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots 1. Press the / button (a) and use the to switch between modes (b). or button To Cancel: press the display (Normal). or button to / button and use the a b Image Area at Minimum Focusing Distance from End of Lens to Subject • Maximum wide angle setting: 37 × 27 mm (1.5 × 1.1 in.) Minimum focusing distance: 3 cm (1.2 in.) • Maximum telephoto setting: 108 × 81 mm (4.3 × 3.2 in.) Minimum focusing distance: 30 cm (12 in.) Infinity Use this mode to record subjects 3 m (9.8 ft.) or more from the end of the lens. Shooting Macro Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. • Use the LCD monitor to compose close-ups in macro mode since images composed with the viewfinder may be offcenter. • The exposure may not be optimal when the flash is used in macro mode. The option cannot be set in (Auto) mode. Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160). Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11). 15 Using the Self-Timer 1. Press the button (a) and use the (b) to display , or . or button • When the shutter button is pressed fully, the self-timer will activate and the self-timer lamp will blink (when using red-eye reduction, it will stay lit for the last 2 seconds). • You can change the delay time and number of shots with the option (p. 17). To Cancel: press the button and display . a b 10 sec. Self-Timer: shoots 10 sec. after you press the shutter button. • 2 sec. before the shutter releases, the self-timer lamp and sound speed up*1. 2 sec. Self-Timer: shoots 2 sec. after you press the shutter button. • The self-timer sound beeps quickly*1 when you press the shutter button and the shutter releases 2 sec. later. Custom Timer: you can change the delay time (0–10*2, 15, 20, 30 sec.) and number of shots (1–3*2–10). • When [Delay] is set to 2 or more sec., the self-timer sound beeps quickly 2 sec. before the shutter releases. When [Shots] is set to more than 1, the self-timer sound only beeps before the first shot. *1 This may differ depending on your My Camera settings (Advanced Guide p. 109). *2 Default setting. The self-timer cannot be used in some shooting modes. Î See the Advanced Guide: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160). Î See Selecting a Shooting Mode (p. 11). 16 Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots ( 1. In the [ (Rec)] menu, select [Self-timer] and press the FUNC./ SET button. ) Î See Menus and Settings (p. 21). 2. Use the or button to select [Delay] or [Shots] and the or button to change the setting and press the FUNC./SET button. 3. Press the MENU button. Shooting If the [Shots] option is set to 2 or more shots, the following occurs. • The exposure and white balance are locked at the settings selected for the first shot. • If the flash is used, the interval between shots lengthens because the flash must charge. • The interval between shots lengthens when the built-in memory of the camera fills. • Shooting will automatically cease if the memory card becomes full. 17 BasicGuide_E.fm Page 18 Friday, December 15, 2006 10:24 AM Playback 1. Slide the mode switch to (playback) (a). The last recorded image will display. Or if you have replayed images, the last image viewed will display (Resume Playback). If the memory card has been switched, or the images on the memory card have been edited with a computer, the newest image on the memory card appears. a b 2. Use the or button to display the image you wish to view (b). • Use the button to move to the previous image and the button to move to the next image. Holding the button down advances the images more rapidly, but shows them less clearly. the Advanced Guide for the various playback methods Î See available 18 Erasing 1. In the playback mode, use the or an image to erase (a) and press the button to select button (b). c a b 2. Confirm that [Erase] is selected and press the FUNC./SET button (c). To exit instead of erasing, select [Cancel]. Î See the Advanced Guide: Erasing Images (p. 101). Playback/Erasing Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image. 19 Menus and Settings Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings as the print settings, date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC. menu or the Rec., Play, Print, Set up or My Camera menu. FUNC. Menu This menu sets many of the common shooting functions. a b e c d This example shows the FUNC. menu in (Auto) mode. a Slide the mode switch to or . b Press the FUNC./SET button. c Use the or button to select a menu item. • Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes. d Use the or button to select an option for the menu item. • You can select further options with the MENU button for some options. • After selecting an option, you can press the shutter button to shoot immediately. After shooting, this menu will appear again, allowing you to adjust the settings easily. e Press the FUNC./SET button. Î See the Advanced Guide: Menu List (p. 24). 20 Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with these menus. (Set up) Menu (Rec.) Menu (My Camera) Menu a b You can switch between menus or with the button when this part is selected. e c d a Press the MENU button. b Use the or button to switch between menus. • You can also use the zoom lever to switch between menus. c Use the or button to select a menu item. • Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes. d Use the or button to select an option. • Menu items followed by an ellipsis (...) can only be set after pressing the FUNC./SET button to display the next menu. Press the FUNC./SET button again to confirm the setting. e Press the MENU button. Menus and Settings • This example shows the Rec. menu in (Auto) mode. • In playback mode, the Play, Print, Set up and My Camera menus display. Î See the Advanced Guide: Menu List (p. 24). 21 BasicGuide_E.fm Page 22 Friday, December 15, 2006 10:24 AM Printing You can easily print by connecting the camera to a direct print button compatible printer*1 with a cable and simply pressing the on the camera. 1. Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer and turn on the printer's power. Canon Brand Printers SELPHY Series Compact Photo Printers*2 Interface Cable Camera PIXMA Series Bubble Jet Printers *1 Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-brand printers. *2 You can also use the CP-10/CP-100/CP-200/CP-300 card photo printers. 22 2. Set the camera to the playback mode, turn on the power and confirm that , or upper left of the LCD monitor (a). is displayed in the • The button will light blue. • The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model. • will display in the movie mode. 3. Use the press the • The or button to select an image to print (b) and button (c). button will blink blue and printing will start. a c b Î See the Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings (p. 103). Î See the Direct Print User Guide. Î See the user guide for your printer. Printing 23 Downloading Images to a Computer The following methods can be used to download images recorded by the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 25) in advance. Camera to Computer Connection Supplied Software Downloading Method OS Windows 2000 Windows XP Windows Vista Mac OS X Computer System Requirements Install It Do Not Install It Computer Procedure Camera Procedure Computer Procedure z z z z z z z z z z z – •Basic Guide (p. 25) •Software Starter Guide Connecting the Camera to •Basic Guide (pp. 26, 27) a Computer •Basic Guide (p. 27) Downloading Images to •Basic Guide (pp. 28–30) a Computer •Software Starter Guide •Software Starter Guide Using a Memory Card Reader A memory card reader can be used with all the operating systems listed above. See the Software Starter Guide for details. 24 System Requirements Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements. Windows Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2) Windows Vista Computer Model The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. CPU Windows 2000/Windows XP Pentium 500 MHz or higher Windows Vista Pentium 1.3 GHz or higher RAM Windows 2000/Windows XP 256 MB or more Windows Vista 512 MB or more Interface USB Free Hard Disk Space • Canon Utilities - ZoomBrowser EX 200 MB or more - PhotoStitch 40 MB or more • Canon Camera TWAIN Driver 25 MB or more Display 1,024 x 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better Macintosh OS Mac OS X (v10.3–v10.4) Computer Model The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. CPU PowerPC G3/G4/G5 or Intel Processor RAM 256 MB or more Interface USB Free Hard Disk Space • Canon Utilities - ImageBrowser - PhotoStitch Display 1,024 x 768 pixels/32,000 Colors or better Downloading Images to a Computer OS 200 MB or more 40 MB or more 25 Preparing to Download Images Ensure that you install the software first before connecting the camera to the computer. Items to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera • Interface cable supplied with the camera 1. Install the software. 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive. 2. Click [Easy Installation]. Follow the onscreen messages to proceed with the installation. 3. When the installation is finished, the [Restart] or [Finish] button appears. Click the one that appears. 4. Remove the CD-ROM from the drive when your normal desktop screen appears. Double-click the in the CD-ROM window. When the installer panel appears, click [Install]. Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed. 26 2. Connecting the camera to a computer. 1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer's USB port and to the camera's DIGITAL terminal. Use the toggle on the wrist strap or slip a fingernail under the edge of the camera's DIGITAL terminal cover, lift up and plug the interface cable in all the way. USB Port Interface Cable 2. Slide the camera's mode switch to (playback) and turn on the power. The camera and computer will be able to communicate. Always grasp the sides of the connector when disconnecting the interface cable from the camera's DIGITAL terminal. Downloading Images to a Computer Interface Cable 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. 27 BasicGuide_E.fm Page 28 Friday, December 8, 2006 6:23 PM Downloading Images to a Computer A window allowing you to set the preferences will appear when a connection is established between the camera and computer. 1. Select [Canon CameraWindow] and click [OK] (first time only). If the window to the right does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow], [PowerShot - IXY - IXUS - DV 6] and [CameraWindow]. 2. Download the images. • Download the images using the camera or the computer. • By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [Pictures] or [My Pictures] folder. Downloading Images Using the Camera (p. 30). Downloading Images Using a Computer. By default, all images that have yet to be downloaded will download. You can set the type of image to download and the destination folder. Thumbnails (small versions) of the downloaded images will display in the ZoomBrowser EX Main Window. By default, the downloaded images are saved into subfolders according to their shooting dates. 28 BasicGuide_E.fm Page 29 Friday, December 8, 2006 6:23 PM Downloading Images to a Computer The following window will appear when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the [Canon CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at the bottom of the desktop). 1. Download the images. • Download the images using the camera or the computer. • By default, the downloaded images are saved into the [Pictures] folder. Downloading Images Using 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. Downloading Images to a Computer Downloading Images Using the Camera (p. 30). 29 Downloading Images Using the Camera (Direct Transfer) Use this method to download images using camera operations. Install the supplied software and adjust the computer settings before using this method for the first time (p. 26). All Images Transfers and saves all images to the computer. Transfers and saves to the computer only the images that have not been previously transferred. Transfers and saves to the computer only the DPOF Trans. images with DPOF Transfer Order settings Images (Advanced Guide, p. 107). Transfers and saves single images to the Select & Transfer computer as you view and select them. Transfers and saves single images to the computer as you view and select them. The Wallpaper transferred images as the background on the computer desktop. New Images 1. Confirm that the Direct Transfer menu is displayed on the camera's LCD monitor. • The button will light blue. • Press the MENU button if the Direct Transfer menu fails to appear. Direct Transfer Menu All Images/New Images/DPOF Trans. Images 2. Select , or and press the button. • The images will download. The button will blink blue while downloading is in progress. The display will return to the Direct Transfer menu when the download is complete. • To cancel the download, press the FUNC./SET button. 30 Select & Transfer/Wallpaper 2. Select or and press the button (or the FUNC./SET button). 3. Select images to download and press the button (or the FUNC./SET button). 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. Downloading Images to a Computer • The images will download. The button will blink blue while downloading is in progress. • Images can also be selected during index playback (Advanced Guide p. 77). • Press the MENU button to return to the Direct Transfer menu. 31 MEMO 32 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. • Use only recommended batteries and accessories. • The battery charger and compact power adapter are designed for exclusive use with your camera. Do not use it with other products or batteries. Caution • Do not sit with the camera in a back pocket as it may cause the camera to malfunction or damage the LCD monitor.