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DC C30/C40
Digital Camera
User’s Manual
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Taking care of your camera
• Do not use your camera in the following environmental range: temperature below 0°C
or above 40°C.
• Do not use or store your camera in the environments listed below:
– Direct sunlight
– High and dusty places
– Next to the air conditioner, electric heater or other heat sources
– In a closed car that is directly under the sun
– Unstable locations
• If your camera becomes wet, wipe it with dry cloth as soon as possible.
• Salt or seawater may cause severe camera damage.
• Do not use organic solvents, such as alcohol, etc., to clean your camera.
• If the lens or viewfinder is dirty, use a lens brush or soft cloth to clean the lens. Do not
touch the lens with your fingers.
• To prevent electrical shock, do not attempt to disassemble or repair your camera by
yourself.
• Water may cause a fire or electric shock. Therefore, store your camera in a dry place.
• Do not use your camera outdoors when it is raining or snowing.
• Do not use your camera in or near water.
• If a foreign substance or water gets in your camera, please turn the power off immediately and disconnect the batteries and the transformer. Remove the foreign substance or
water, and send it to the maintenance center.
• Transfer the data to the computer as soon as possible to avoid losing your image data.
Table of Contents
1. Touring your DC C30/C40 .................................... 1
Englisch
1.1 Checking the Package Contents....................................... 1
1.2 DC C30/C40 Components ............................................... 2
1.2.1 Front View............................................................... 2
1.2.2 Rear View ................................................................ 2
1.2.3 Left/Right Side View ............................................... 2
1.2.4 Bottom View ........................................................... 2
1.3 Attaching the Strap ........................................................... 3
2. Preparing Your DC C30/C40 for Use.................... 4
2.1 Inserting the Battery ......................................................... 4
2.2 Low Battery Indicator....................................................... 5
2.3 Turning the Power On ..................................................... 5
2.4 Setting the Date and Time................................................ 6
2.5 Setting the Date format .................................................... 6
2.6 Language Settings ............................................................. 7
2.7 TV Out Settings ................................................................ 7
2.8 Setting the Beep Sound..................................................... 8
2.9 Setting the Power Save Function ..................................... 8
2.10 Loading an SD Memory Card ........................................ 9
2.10.1 Inserting the SD Memory card............................. 9
2.10.2 Removing the SD Memory card .......................... 9
2.11 Camera Mode Setting ................................................... 10
2.11.1 Photo Mode ........................................................ 10
2.11.2 Playback Mode ................................................... 10
2.11.3 Video Mode ........................................................ 10
3. Using the DC C30/C40 ........................................ 11
3.1 Previewing a Picture ....................................................... 11
3.2 Taking a Picture .............................................................. 11
3.3 Setting the LCD Display Mode ...................................... 11
3.4 Setting Image Resolution and Quality........................... 12
3.5 Using the Zoom Function .............................................. 13
3.6 Using the Flash................................................................ 14
3.7 Adjusting the Exposure .................................................. 14
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3.8 Using Different Metering Options .................................15
3.9 Setting the White Balance ...............................................15
3.9.1 White Balance Settings Explained ........................ 16
3.10 Using Macro Mode .......................................................17
3.11 Using the Self Timer......................................................17
3.12 Using the Date Stamp Function ...................................18
3.13 Using Long Shutter Speeds ...........................................18
3.14 Recording Video Clips ..................................................19
3.15 Setting Quick View........................................................19
3.16 Viewing Pictures............................................................20
3.17 Viewing Pictures in Thumbnail Mode.........................21
3.18 Protecting Stored Images ..............................................21
3.19 Erasing a Stored Image..................................................22
3.20 Erasing all Images..........................................................22
3.21 Slide Show......................................................................23
3.22 Copy to Card .................................................................23
3.23 Formatting the Camera Memory or SD Card .............23
3.24 DPOF Print Settings......................................................24
3.24.1 Print Order Setting.............................................. 24
4. PC Dependent Features ........................................25
4.1 Installing the Digital Camera Software ..........................25
4.2 Bundled Software ............................................................26
4.3 Making Connections.......................................................27
4.3.1 Viewing Images on TV.......................................... 27
4.3.2 Connecting to a Computer Using USB................ 28
5. Troubleshooting....................................................29
6. Specifications.........................................................31
7. Service information...............................................33
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TOURING YOUR DC C30/C40
Englisch
1.1 Checking the Package Contents
The package includes the following items:
1
DC C30/C40 Digital Camera
Manual
User’s M
Us
5
Welcome
2
6
3
7
4
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
User's manual
DC C30/C40 digital camera
AV cable
USB cable
DC C30/C40 software CD-ROM
Hand strap
2 x AA Batteries
If anything is missing or appears damaged, contact your dealer. Save the packaging in the
event you need to ship your camera for service.
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1.2 DC C30/C40 Components
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1.2.1 Front View
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Optical viewfinder
Shutter button
Lens/lens cover
Self-timer/AF assist lamp
Microphone
Built-in flash
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4
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1.2.2 Rear View
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Green LED indicator
LCD panel
Menu button
Flash/SET button
Display button
Mode switch
Power button
Zoom buttons
4-ways multi-function buttons
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3
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1.2.3 Left/Right Side View
DC IN port
USB port
TV out port
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DC IN 3.3V
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2.
3.
2
TV OUT
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1.2.4 Bottom View
1.
2.
SD memory card slot
AA batteries compartment
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2
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1.3 Attaching the Strap
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DC IN 3.3V
To prevent accidentally dropping the camera
when using your camera, always use the strap.
1. Thread the small loop of the hand strap
through the strap eyelet on the camera (A).
2. Pull the large loop through the small loop until
the strap is firmly secured (B).
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PREPARING YOUR DC C30/C40 FOR USE
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2.1 Inserting the Battery
BATTERY
OPEN
The cameras powered by two AA-size alkaline batteries or rechargeable Ni-MH (min. 550
mAh/1.2V) batteries.
Follow these instructions to insert batteries into the camera.
1. Slide the battery cover in the direction of the
arrow.
2. Swing the battery cover open.
4. Slide the battery cover back into the closed
position.
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BATTERY
OPEN
3. Insert two AA-size alkaline batteries with the
positive (+) and negatime (-) poles matching
the directions indicated inside the battery
cover.
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2.2 Low Battery Indicator
Englisch
A low battery indicator
appears on the LCD screen when the batteries are nearly
exhausted. Batteries should be replaced when the low battery indicator appears.
Notes
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Do not use manganese batteries. Manganese batteries cannot supply sufficient
power to support camera operation.
Replace all batteries at the same time. Never mix old and new batteries.
Remove batteries from the camera if you do not plan on using it for more than
two weeks.
The camera body may feel warm after extended used. The is normal.
2.3 Turning the Power On
Press the POWER button. The LED indicator begins flashing green. It takes about 3 seconds
to power on the camera.
LED Indicator
Power button
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Note
Set the date and time after turning the camera on for the first time. See the next section.
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2.4 Setting the Date and Time
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1. Turn on the camera.
2. Press the MENU button.
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3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
Setup Menu
Enter
4. Press SET to enter the Setup Menu.
5. Press UP or DOWN buttons to select the Date &
Time item.
6. Press the SET button to enter the Date & Time
submenu.
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7. Press UP or DOWN buttons to change the values.
8. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to advance to the
next field.
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9. Press the SET button to save your choice and leave
the Date & Time submenu.
2.5 Setting the Date format
1. Turn on the camera.
2. Press the MENU button.
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3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
Setup Menu
Enter
4. Press SET to enter the Setup Menu.
5. Press UP or DOWN buttons to select the Date format
item.
6. Press the SET button to enter the Date format
submenu.
7. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select the
desired date format.
8. Press SET button to save your choice and leave the
Date format submenu.
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2.6 Language Settings
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The camera can display menus and other information in
a number of different languages.
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Press the MENU button.
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Setup Menu
Enter
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
4. Press SET to enter the Setup Menu.
5. Press UP or DOWN buttons to select the Language.
6. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select the
desired language.
7. Press the SET button to save your choice and leave
the Language submenu.
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Language
English
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2.7 TV Out Settings
Your camera can be connected to TV as described in
Chapter 4. Connecting to a TV allows you to preview
photos and video clips on the television screen. TV Out
should be set to either NTSC or PAL depending on your
region. The default setting varies according to the
country of purchase.
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
4. Press SET to enter the Setup Menu.
5. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select TV Out.
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Setup Menu
Enter
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SC
PAL
6. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select NTSC or
PAL.
7. Press the SET button to save your choice and leave
the TV Out submenu.
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NTSC : America, Japan, Taiwan, Korea
PAL : All of Europe
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2.8 Setting the Beep Sound
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The camera beep sound can be turned on (default) or off as required.
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
4. Press SET to enter the Setup Menu.
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Beep
ON OFF
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5. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Beep
option.
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6. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to choose On or Off.
7. Press the SET button to save your option and leave the Beep submenu.
2.9 Setting the Power Save Function
To save battery power, your camera can be set to turn itself off after 1, 3 (default), or 5
minutes of inactivity. The period can be set in the Setup Menu.
1. Turn the camera on.
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2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
Setup Menu
Enter
4. Press SET to enter the Setup Menu.
5. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Power
Save submenu.
6. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select off,1, 3 or
5 mins. The camera will turn itself off automatically if
not used for the specified period. You can also turn
the function off completely.
7. Press SET button to save your option and leave the
Power Save submenu.
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The Power Save function will work only when the camera is powered by batteries. If a
DC power supply is used, the camera will not turn off automatically.
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2.10 Loading an SD Memory Card
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BATTERY
OPEN
The SD memory card slot is located beneath the
battery cover, adjacent to the battery comparment.
2.10.1Inserting the SD Memory card
1. Slide the battery cover open.
2. Slide the SD card into the slot as shown.
3. Close the battery compartment.
2.10.2Removing the SD Memory card
1. Slide the battery cover open.
2. Push and release the SD card. It will eject part
way from the slot.
3. Pull the SD card from the slot.
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4. Close the battery cover.
When a memory card is inserted, an icon appears in
the LCD.
BATTERY
OPEN
Images, videos, and audio files are automatically
saved to the flash memory card whenever it is
inserted in the camera
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•
To prevent valuable data from being
Press the tab in the
direction of the arrow
accidentally erased from an SD Memory
on the card to write
Card, slide the write-protect tab (on the
protect the SD
Memory Card.
side of the SD Memory Card) to
Write-protect tab
"LOCK".
To save, edit, or erase data on an SD
Memory Card, you must unlock the card.
Format your SD Memory Card before use. Refer to 3.23“Formatting the Camera
Memory or SD Card” on page 23.
LOCK
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2.11 Camera Mode Setting
Englisch
Your camera can be set in various modes for different situations.
2.11.1Photo Mode
In Photo mode, the camera automatically adjusts exposure and white balance to suit the
shooting environment.
2.11.2Playback Mode
In playback mode you can review, erase, and protect photos and video clips.
2.11.3Video Mode
Your camera can record video clips with audio in video mode. White balance and exposure
can be set before recording a video clip.
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When the camera is connected to a computer with the included USB cable, the camera acts as a mass storage device, regardless of the mode setting.
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3.1 Previewing a Picture
Preview photos on the LCD screen before pressing the shutter button.
1. Turn on the camera and the LED indicator next to the viewfinder flashes green.
2. Select Photo mode.
3. The image automatically appears on the LCD screen together with information about
current camera settings.
3.2 Taking a Picture
1. Turn the camera on and make sure it is in Photo mode.
2. Capture the photo by pressing the shutter button down until the camera beeps.
3. The photo is captured and stored on the camera's internal memory, or on the SD card if
inserted.
The green LED Flashes while the image is being stored.
NOTES:
• When the shutter button is pressed halfway down, check the exposure
value that appears on the LCD screen to make sure that it is appropriate for the lighting conditions.
• The beep does not sound if the beep setting is turned off in the Set
menu.
3.3 Setting the LCD Display Mode
Turn the LCD Screen display on or off by pressing DISP.
There are 2 LCD screen displays in Playback and Video
modes. There are 3 LCD displays in Photo mode.
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1. In Playback mode and Video modes, press DISP
once to turn the on-screen information display
(OSD) off and press again to restore OSD.
2. In Photo mode, press DISP once to turn the OSD
off, once again to turn the LCD off completely and a
third time to turn the LCD and OSD back on.
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This chapter describes the camera operating modes, and explains how to take, review, and
manage pictures or movies.
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3.4 Setting Image Resolution and Quality
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1. Turn on the camera and make sure it is in Photo
mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
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3. Use the UP or Down buttons to select Resolution
option.
4. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select a
resolution from the list.
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4M 2304 x 1728 ( DC C40 only )
3M 2048 x 1536 ( DC C30 only )
2M 1600 x 1200
1M 1024 x 768
680
x
480
640 x 480
5. Press SET to save your setting and leave the
Resolution option.
6. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select Quality
option.
7. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select Fine
or Normal
quality from the submenu.
8. Press SET to save your selection and leave the
Quality submenu.
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Quality
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The image size and quality are displayed on the LCD.
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3.5 Using the Zoom Function
Press W to zoom out for a
wide angle shot (subject
appears further away).
Press T to zoom in for a
telephoto shot (subject
appears closer).
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Digital zoom works by enlarging the center portion of an image through a software
interpolation process. The digital zoom is used to achieve magnification levels up to 4X.
In Photo mode, press T to zoom in. Continue pressing T until the digital zoom indicator is
displayed. Press T to digitally zoom in on a subject in increments of 0.2X.
Digital zoom ratio
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NOTES:
• The digital zoom does not work in
video mode.
• In Photo mode, you can zoom in
and out in steps of 0.2 x.
• In Playback mode, you can zoom in
and out in steps of 0.1x.
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Your camera has a combination of optical and digital zoom functions that allow you to zoom
in on far away subjects or zoom out for a wide angle shot.
The optical zoom is achieved by mechanically adjusting the lens of the camera. The digital
zoom enlarges or shrinks the image using a software process.
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3.6 Using the Flash
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Pressing the flash button cycles your camera
through the various flash modes.
A symbol appears on the LCD screen to indicate
the flash mode. The flash cannot be used in Video
mode.
Flash Button
The following list describes each flash mode.
Automatic - Flash fires when conditions require extra lighting
Always on - Flash fires every time you take a photo, regardless of lighting conditions.
RedEye - Flash strobes to let the subject’s eyes adjust to the flash, then fires again when
the photo is taken.
Always off - The flash never fires.
3.7 Adjusting the Exposure
Set the exposure value (EV value) manually to
compensate for unusual lighting conditions such as
indirect indoor lighting, dark backgrounds, and strong
backlighting.
1. Turn on the camera and make sure it is in Photo or
Video mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
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3. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Exposure
option.
4. Press the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to set the desired
exposure compensation value.
5. Press the SET button to save your selection and leave
the Exposure submenu.
The flash mode and exposure value are displayed in the OSD screen.
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3. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Metering
option.
4. Use the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select an option
from the list.
5. Press the SET button to save your selection and leave
the Metering submenu.
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3.9 Setting the White Balance
Adjust the white balance to match different light sources such as sunlight, incandescent
(tungsten) lighting or, fluorescent lighting.
1. Turn the camera on and make sure it is in Photo or
Video mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
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3. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the White
Balance option.
4. Use the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select an option
from the list.
5. Press the SET button to save your selection and leave
the White Balance submenu.
WB - Daylight
WB
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WB - Black & White
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There are 3 different light metering options available on your camera. Auto Metering
automatically selects the best exposure for you, Multi Metering selects an exposure based on
readings from multiple points in the subject area and Spot Metering selects an exposure
based on a single reading taken from the center of your picture.
1. Turn the camera on and make sure it is in Photo
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2. Press the MENU button.
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3.9.1 White Balance Settings Explained
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A Auto - Automatically corrects white balance. Ideal for general photography.
Daylight - Adjusts for bright sun conditions or other natural light conditions.
Shade - Adjusts for cloudy days or twilight conditions.
Tungsten - Adjusts for normal indoor lighting conditions. Corrects the orange hue of
household light bulbs. Ideal for indoor photos under tungsten or halogen lighting without a
flash.
Fluorescent - Adjusts for fluorescent lighting. Corrects the green hue of fluorescent
lighting. Ideal for indoor photos under fluorescent lighting without a flash.
Black and White - Sets the white balance for black and white photography.
The white balance icon is displayed on the LCD screen.
White balance icon
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NOTE:
The flash can be used with any of the white balance settings
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3.10 Using Macro Mode
When in Photo mode, press the MACRO button
on
the back of the camera to enter Macro mode. The Macro
mode icon
mode.
appears on the LCD screen when in Macro
Macro
Button
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To leave Macro mode, press the MACRO button again.
NOTES:
• Distances referred to measure the distance between the
camera lens and the subject.
• Auto and Red-eye Reduction flash modes cannot be
used in Macro mode.
3.11 Using the Self Timer
Your camera has a self timer that allows you to take pictures of yourself. When the self timer
function is enabled, there is a 10 second delay between the shutter being pressed and the
picture being taken.
1. To enable the self timer function, press the SELF
Self Timer icon
TIMER button until the self timer symbol appears on
the LCD display.
2. Place the camera in a stable position, preferably on a
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3. Compose your shot as normal.
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5. The camera takes a picture 10 seconds after you press
the shutter button. You will hear some beeps,
indicating that the self timer is active.
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Your camera is equipped with a macro function that allows you to focus on very close
subjects. In macro mode you can focus on subjects 50 cm from the lens when in the
maximum wide angle (zoomed out) setting and 10 cm in the maximum telephoto (zoomed
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3.12 Using the Date Stamp Function
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The Date Stamp function can be used to add a date to your pictures as you take them.
1. To enable the Date Stamp, turn the camera on and
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make sure it is in Photo or Video mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
Date Stamp
3. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Date
Stamp option.
4. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select On or
Off.
5. Press the SET button to save your setting and leave
the Date Stamp Function submenu.
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3.13 Using Long Shutter Speeds
Under certain conditions, you may want to use long shutter speeds either for special effects or
when working in low light conditions. Your camera is equipped with a set of long shutter
speeds.
1. Turn on the camera and make sure it is in Photo
mode.
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2. Press the MENU button.
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Long Shutter
3. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Long
Shutter option.
4. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select the speed
you require : Off, 1, 2, 4, or 8 seconds.
5. Press the SET button to save your selection and leave
the Long Shutter submenu.
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3.14 Recording Video Clips
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Your camera can record short video clips with audio.
1. Make sure that the camera is in Photo mode.
2. Press the Video Button on the rear of the camera.
3. The video icon appears on the LCD screen.
Video button
Video icon
Mode switch
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4. Press the Shutter button to start recording.
5. Press the Shutter button again to end recording.
You can set White Balance, Exposure and Date Stamp on Video mode menu.
3.15 Setting Quick View
When Quick View is enabled, you can view an image for a few seconds after you have taken it.
1. To set Quick View, turn on the camera and press the
MENU button.
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2. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Setup Menu
Menu.
Enter
3. Press the SET to enter the Setup Menu.
4. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select Quick
View option.
5. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select On to
enable Quick View, or Off to disable it.
6. Press the SET button to save your selection and leave
the Quick View submenu.
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3.16 Viewing Pictures
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Pictures can be viewed using the built in LCD screen.
1. Turn on the camera and move the
Sequence
sliding switch next to the power
number
Total number
button to Playback
, to enable
Playback mode.
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2. Use the RIGHT and LEFT buttons
to step through the images stored
in the internal memory or on an
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SD card.
3. Still images can be magnified
using the T (zoom in) button.
4. Return the image to original size
using the W (zoom out) button.
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5. When an image is magnified, it
can be moved around the screen
File number
using the UP, DOWN, LEFT and
RIGHT buttons.
When cycling through images stored in the camera, some images may be marked with the
Video symbol in the top left hand corner of the LCD display. These are stored video clips.
1. Press the SET (play) button
to start the video.
2. The video will play on the LCD
screen.
3. Playback can be stopped using the
MENU (stop) button
, or
paused using the SET (pause)
.
button
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3.17 Viewing Pictures in Thumbnail Mode
Englisch
When in Playback mode, you can view all your stored images in thumbnail format.
1. Turn on the camera and make sure it is in
Zoom out
Playback mode.
2. Press and hold the W (zoom out) button.
3. Images stored in the camera are displayed
in thumbnail format.
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4. Use the UP, DOWN, LEFT or RIGHT
buttons to select an image to be displayed.
5. Press the SET button to display the image.
6. Return to thumbnail format by pressing
the W (zoom out) button again.
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3.18 Protecting Stored Images
Images stored on your camera or on an SD card can be protected to prevent accidental
deletion.
1. Turn the camera on and make it is in Playback
SD
mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
Protect
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the
Protect option.
4. Press the LEFT or RIGHT button and select
Protect to protect/unprotect single images; select
Protect All to protect all images; select Unprotect
All to unprotect all images.
5. Press the SET button to complete the operation
and leave the Protect submenu.
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3.19 Erasing a Stored Image
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Single images can be erased from the camera in Playback mode.
1. Turn on the camera and make sure it is in Playback mode.
2. Use the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to cycle through the
images to select the one you want to delete.
3. Press the UP (delete) button.
4. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to confirm that you want
to delete the image or press the MENU button to cancel.
Delete button
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5. Press the SET button to complete the action.
3.20 Erasing all Images
You can delete single or all images from the Setup Menu.
1. Turn the camera on and make sure it is in Playback
mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Delete
option.
4. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select an option
from the list.
5. Press the SET button to save your selection and leave
the Delete submenu.
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Delete
YES
NO
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3.21 Slide Show
Englisch
You can set the camera to display images in a slide show.
1. Turn the camera on and make sure it is in Playback
mode.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Slide
Show option.
4. Use the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select an option
from the list.
5. Press the SET button to save your selection and start
slide show with selected interval or stop.
Slide show - Off
OFF
5"
10"
SD
3.22 Copy to Card
You may want to copy the data from the camera's internal
memory to the SD card for convenience.
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Copy To
Card option.
4. Use the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select Yes to copy
to card or No to cancel.
Copy to Card
SD
YES NO
5. Press the SET button to confirm and leave the Copy to Card submenu.
3.23 Formatting the Camera Memory or SD Card
Formatting the memory in your camera will permanently
erase all images.
1. Turn on the camera on and press the MENU button.
2. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Setup
Menu.
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3. Press the SET to enter the Setup Menu.
4. Use the UP or DOWN buttons to select the Format
option.
5. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select Yes to
format memory or No to cancel.
6. Press the SET button to confirm your selection and
leave the Format submenu.
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Format
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3.24 DPOF Print Settings
Englisch
The Digital Print Order Format
(DPOF) settings allow you to select
photos stored on an SD card that you
want to print. You can also set the
number of copies to print. This
function is convenient when used with
a printer or commercial printing
service that supports DPOF printing.
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SD Card
3.24.1Print Order Setting
1. Turn the camera on and make sure it is in Playback mode.
2. Press the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select the file you want to print.
3. Press the MENU button.
4. Press the UP or DOWN buttons to select the DPOF option.
5. Press the SET button to print the file. You are prompted to select the number of prints.
6. Press the UP and DOWN buttons to select the number of prints and then press SET to
confirm your selection.
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In the DPOF submenu, you can also print all files or reset the DPOF setting.
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PC DEPENDENT FEATURES
4.1 Installing the Digital Camera Software
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If your operating system is Windows 98SE, set up the DC C30/C40 driver first. If the
operating system is Windows ME/2000/XP, then it's not necessary for you to set up
the driver in advance.
It's recommended that you set up the driver and software before connecting the digital camera to your PC. Normally, a software installation menu appears automatically
after this installation CD is inserted into your CD-ROM drive. If the menu did not
appear, browse the CD and find a program file named “Autorun.exe” in the root
directory and double-click it. The menu will appear.
Click each item to install the software program of your choice.
To browse the content of this CD and install software manually, refer to the descriptions of
the CD content in the next section.
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To use the PC dependent functions, you need to install your digital camera software and
connect the camera to your PC.
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4.2 Bundled Software
Software
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Description
PhotoBase
Arcsoft PhotoBase enables you to efficiently find and
organize your media-files. Use it to create slide shows,
Web albums, or video postcards, and share your
media-files with your friends on the Internet.
PhotoImpression
ArcSoft PhotoImpression is an easy-to-use photo
editing and creative design program. Edit and
retouch your photos, then add special effects or place
them in cards, calendars, frames and fantasy
templates. PhotoImpression also includes a wide
variety of printing options.
VideoImpression
Arcsoft Video Impression lets you edit and combine
video files. New videos can be created by existing
video, animation, and image files. Quickly and easily
create desktop video presentations for use at home,
business, or on the Internet.
PhotoPrinter Pro.
Arcsoft Photo Printer is a versatile printing utility
that lets you print out several different images on a
single sheet of paper. It's as simple as opening your
image, selecting from an assortment of templates and
clicking Print.
Microsoft DirectX
Microsoft DirectX is an all-in-one and cross-platform
media tool.
Acrobat reader
Adobe Acrobat Reader is a “must have” utility to read
files in the popular cross-platform PDF file format.
Q-link
BenQ Q-link is a utility for your smart photo
downloads, and has printout and edit functions.
Share via email with others, for photos folders
management and show slide show photos on screen.
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4.3 Making Connections
1. Turn on the TV.
2. Switch on the camera.
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3. Connect the camera to the TV
with the included AV cable as
shown.
4. Switch your TV channel to the
proper video mode for viewing
video in media. Consult your TV
users manual.
5. Playback images or movies as
described in 3.16“Viewing
Pictures” on page 20.
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4.3.1 Viewing Images on TV
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4.3.2 Connecting to a Computer Using USB
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1. Install the USB software driver included with the bundled CD-ROM.
2. Connect the supplied USB cable to the computer's USB port (A). Connect the other end
of the cable to the USB port on the camera (B).
A
B
USB
NOTES:
• You don’t have to switch off the camera or the computer when the USB
connection is made
• Refer to your computer’s manual for information regarding the USB port
location
3. Make sure the camera is turned on.
4. The LCD screen turns off when the connection to the computer has been successfully
completed.
NOTES:
• The camera will turn off automatically if the USB cable is disconnected
• Windows 98SE:If this is the first time the camera has been connected to
the computer, Windows detects the camera as an "Unknown device" and
automatically completes the required software installation.
5. Open My Computer or Windows Explorer. A "Removable Disk" appears in the drive list.
6. Double-click the "Removable Disk" icon to view its contents.
7. Files stored on camera are located in the folder named "DCIM".
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TROUBLESHOOTING
Cause
Resolution
Power does not turn on
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The batteries are
inserted incorrectly.
The batteries are dead.
The battery compartment door is open.
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The camera is set to
Playback mode.
The flash is charging
The memory is full.
The SD card is not formatted correctly.
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The camera is set to
Playback mode.
The flash is charging
Memory is full.
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The camera does not take
pictures.
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Image is not recorded
when the shutter button is
pressed.
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Problem
Reload the batteries.
Replace with new batteries.
Make sure the battery
compartment door is
securely closed.
Set the camera to
Photo mode.
Wait for the flash to
charge.
Reformat the SD card.
The card may be defective, use a new card.
Set camera to Photo
mode.
Wait for flash to
charge.
Make space in memory
by deleting unwanted
images or downloading files to a computer.
The flash doesn't fire.
The Flash mode is set to
OFF.
Set the flash to any mode
except OFF.
Images are blurry or out
of focus.
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The camera was moving when the image
was captured.
The subject was
beyond the focal range
of the camera.
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Hold the camera
steady.
Turn the Macro mode
on if the subject is very
close.
Turn Macro mode off
when shooting distant
subjects.
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Problem
Cause
Resolution
Images are not displayed
on the LCD screen.
A memory card with nonEXIF images (recorded
with another camera) is
loaded.
This camera cannot display non-EXIF images.
Images are not saved in
memory.
The camera was turned
off before the image was
stored in memory.
If the battery low indicator appears on the LCD
screen, replace the batteries immediately.
Cannot transfer images to
a computer after connecting the USB cable.
The USB driver is not
installed.
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Images do not appear on
the television.
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Troubleshooting
The cable is not connected securely.
The TV Out setting is
incorrect.
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Install the USB driver
before you connect the
camera to a computer.
Turn the camera on.
Use the included video
cable to connect the
camera to a TV.
Set the video system to
the correct setting,
NTSC or PAL.
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SPECIFICATIONS
3.34 megapixel CCD(C30) ; 4 megapixel CCD (C40)
2304 x 1728 pixels (C40), 2048 x 1536 pixels (C30), 1600 x
1200 pixels, 1024 x 768 pixels, 640 x 480 pixels
Lens
F = 35 ~ 98 mm (35mm film equivalent)
F2.66 / F4.92
Zoom
Optical: 3X ; Digital: 4X
Focusing
TTL Auto focus
Focus Range
Macro: 10~50 cm ; Normal: 50 cm to infinity
Shutter
Mechanical shutter and Electrical shutter
Shutter Speed
8, 4, 2, 1, 1/2 ~ 1/2000 sec. Mechanical shutter
White Balance
Auto/ Daylight/ Cloudy/ Tungsten/ Fluorescent/ Black &
White
Exposure
Metering: Auto, Spot, Multi Average.
Matrix compensation: -2 ~ 2 EV (0.3 EV/ Step)
LCD
1.6” TFT-LCD
Flash
Auto/ Red-eye reduction/ Forced flash/ Flash off
Flash Range
0.8 ~ 2.0m (T), 3.0M (W)
Viewfinder
Optical, real image
Self-Timer
10 seconds
File format
Still image: JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DCF, DPOF, PIM II
Movie Clip: ASF format
Still Image Mode
Single image / Continuous (3 pic)
Movie Mode
320 x 240 pixels with sound
Recording time: depending on memory
Storage Type
Built-in memory: 14 MB flash memory
External memory: SD card compatible (8~256MB)
Image Play
Single image/ ASF play/ Thumbnails/ Slide show
Interface
Digital output connector: USB 1.1
AV output
DC Power input connector: 3.3V
Power Source
2 x AA Battery
Dimensions
(W x H x D)
92 x 62.2 x 31.5 mm
Weight
147 g (without battery)
Camera Driver
PC Driver (Windows 98SE/ 2000/ ME/ XP)
Specifications
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Image Sensor
Image Resolution
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Software Application
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Q-link
Photobase
PhotoImpression
VideoImpression
PhotoPrinter
Acrobat Reader
DirectX
System Requirements
FOR WINDOWS
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Specifications
Pentium MMX or Higher Compatible CPU
64MB RAM
100MB free hard disk space
CD-ROM
USB port
Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP
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SERVICE INFORMATION
If you encountered problems using DC C30/C40 and the camera driver program, please send an Email (containing detailed descriptions of the problem you came upon, the hardware and
software environment of your system) to the following addresses:
USA: support-sc@BenQ.com
Europe: service@BenQ-eu.com
Taiwan: service-tw@BenQ.com
China: service_china@BenQ.com
Australia and New Zealand: service_au@BenQ.com
Asia and other countries: support@BenQ.com
For free driver program updates, product information and news release, please visit the
following web address:
http://www.BenQ.com.tw/global/
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