Concord Camera 3040AF Digital Camera User Manual

User’s Guide
www.concord-camera.com
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CONGRATULATIONS
Congratulations on the purchase of your new camera. Your camera has
been carefully engineered and manufactured to give you dependable
operation. Read this manual before operating the camera to become
more familiar with it.
This manual has been written and formatted with depth and detail so
that you can easily follow the instructions to maximize the features of
your camera.
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CAMERA OVERVIEW
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CAMERA OVERVIEW
OVERVIEW
Top/Front
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1. Power Button
2. Shutter Button
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7. Red-eye Reduction
LED/Self-Timer LED
3. Flash
8. Mini-USB Port
4. Lens
9. Video/TV-Out Port
5. Viewfinder
10. Macro Mode Switch
6. Flash Sensor
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Bottom/Back
11. Flash Ready LED
12. Viewfinder
13. Auto-Focus LED
14. LCD
15. Tripod Socket
16. Battery/Memory
Card Door
17. Mode Switch
18. Navigation Arrow
Buttons/Zoom
Buttons/Flash Button
19. OK Button/
Enlargement Button
20. Reset Button
21. MENU Button
22. Wrist Strap Holder
23. LCD On/Off Button
24. Memory Card Slot
25. Battery Compartment
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D. White Balance
E. Battery Level
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: Video Clips
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
CAMERA OVERVIEW ............................................................................................................................................2
Top / Front ......................................................................................................................................................2
Bottom / Back ..................................................................................................................................................2
LCD ICONS. ....................................................................................................................................................2
GETTING STARTED ..............................................................................................................................................5
Package Contents ..........................................................................................................................................5
Camera Features ............................................................................................................................................5
Attaching the Wrist Strap.................................................................................................................................5
Loading the Batteries ......................................................................................................................................5
Turning the Camera On and Off......................................................................................................................6
Checking the Battery Level ............................................................................................................................6
Setting the language / Turning the LCD On and Off ......................................................................................7
Internal Memory / Inserting the Memory Card ................................................................................................8
Setting the camera’s operational mode ..........................................................................................................9
TAKING A PICTURE ............................................................................................................................................10
Taking a Picture with the Viewfinder ............................................................................................................10
Flash Ready LED ..........................................................................................................................................10
Taking a Picture with the LCD ......................................................................................................................11
Auto-Focus Lock............................................................................................................................................11
Setting the Flash ..........................................................................................................................................12
Digital Zoom ..................................................................................................................................................13
Using the main menu in camera mode ........................................................................................................14
Capture mode options ..................................................................................................................................15
Self Timer ......................................................................................................................................................15
Macro Mode ..................................................................................................................................................16
Image Resolution ..........................................................................................................................................16
Image Quality ................................................................................................................................................17
White Balance ..............................................................................................................................................17
EV Compensation ........................................................................................................................................18
Scene Selection ..........................................................................................................................................18
TAKING VIDEO CLIPS ........................................................................................................................................19
REVIEWING YOUR FILES ..................................................................................................................................19
Using Review Mode ......................................................................................................................................19
Reviewing Video Clips ..................................................................................................................................20
Enlarging Stored Pictures..............................................................................................................................20
Using the main menu in review mode ..........................................................................................................21
Deleting Your Files ........................................................................................................................................22
Using Thumbnail Mode ................................................................................................................................23
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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS ........................................................................................................24
Setup Menu and Features ............................................................................................................................26
Setting the Auto Off Time ..............................................................................................................................27
Setting the Language ....................................................................................................................................27
Setting the LCD Brightness ..........................................................................................................................27
Formatting internal memory or memory card ................................................................................................28
RESTORE THE CAMERA TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ......................................................................29
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE ..................................................................................................................30
Computer System Requirements ..................................................................................................................30
Installation Requirements ..............................................................................................................................30
Using the installer splash screen ..................................................................................................................31
Flow diagram for software installation ..........................................................................................................32
Identifying your operating system ................................................................................................................33
Installing the driver and DirectX 9 - Windows 98SE ....................................................................................34
Installing DirectX 9 - Windows 2000 ............................................................................................................36
Installing ArcSoft PhotoImpression - all Windows users ..............................................................................37
Installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 - all Windows users (optional) ..............................................................39
CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER ........................................................................................41
Downloading pictures and video clips onto your computer ..........................................................................41
Using ArcSoft PhotoImpression ....................................................................................................................42
Unplugging your camera from the computer ................................................................................................42
TV MODE ..............................................................................................................................................................43
Connecting the camera to the television ......................................................................................................43
Using the TV as a Live Viewfinder ................................................................................................................43
Reviewing pictures and video clips on your TV ............................................................................................43
ERROR MESSAGES ............................................................................................................................................44
TROUBLESHOOTING..........................................................................................................................................45
GETTING HELP....................................................................................................................................................48
CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS................................................................................................................................49
SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE ..................................................................................................................51
Cleaning the camera body ............................................................................................................................51
Safety Tips ....................................................................................................................................................51
Precautions for the camera ..........................................................................................................................51
Precautions for batteries ..............................................................................................................................52
Precautions for SD Memory Cards ..............................................................................................................52
REGULATORY INFORMATION............................................................................................................................53
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GETTING STARTED
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GETTING STARTED
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Package Contents
• Concord Eye-Q 3040 AF
• Mini-USB Cable
• TV Out Cable
• User’s Guide/Quick Start Guide/Warranty Card
• Camera Case
• Wrist Strap
• 2x AA Alkaline Batteries
• CD-ROM (for Windows users only)
– USB Mass Storage Driver
– ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000
– Adobe Acrobat Reader 5
– Microsoft DirectX 9
– Multilingual User’s Guide
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• 3.1 Megapixels, 2048 x 1536 Resolution
• 1.6” Color LCD
• 4x Digital Zoom
• Video Clips
• 7MB Internal Memory
• Compatible with Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (not included)
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Attaching the Wrist Strap
Please attach the wrist strap to prevent dropping the camera.
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Loading the Batteries
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The camera can use 2x AA alkaline, lithium or rechargeable batteries to operate.
1. Open the Battery/Memory Card door. (fig.1.1)
• Slide the door in the direction of the arrow marked on it, and lift it open.
2. Insert the batteries according to the polarity indicators on the top edge of the battery compartment. (fig.1.2)
3. Shut the Battery/Memory Card door by sliding it in the opposite direction of the arrow marked on it, and close
it securely. (fig.1.3)
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TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF
The Power Button is located on the top of the camera. (fig.1.1)
1. Press the (
) Power Button to power the camera on.
• The LCD will turn on automatically.
2. To turn the camera off, press the (
) Power Button.
fig.1.1
Note:
To extend battery life, the LCD will be off after 1 minute of inactivity, press (
) button to reactivate the
LCD. The camera will automatically power off after 2 minutes of inactivity, press the Shutter Button to
power the camera back on.
Checking the Battery Level
There are 5 battery levels that are displayed on the LCD.
Batteries are full
and ready to use.
1/2 battery
capacity remains.
3/4 battery
capacity remains.
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Batteries are low
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Batteries are
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Note:
• The camera's battery level indicator may not accurately reflect the state of a rechargeable battery even
the chargeable batteries have been fully recharged due to the inherent problem with rechargeable
batteries.
• To extend battery life, the camera will automatically power off after 2 minutes of inactivity. To change this
setting please refer to p.27.
• For better performance, please use NiMH rechargeable batteries.
• Remove the batteries from the camera if they will not be used for an extended period of time to prevent
corrosion or battery leaks.
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SETTING THE LANGUAGE
When the camera is powered on for the first time, the Language menu will appear.
LANGUAGE OPTION
English
Français
Español
Deutsch
Italiano
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Setting the Language
1. Turn the camera on.
• The Language Setup screen will appear on the LCD.
2. Press
to highlight the language you would like to use.
3. Press the OK button to select.
4. The next screen will read “Are You Sure?” press
to select No or Yes.
5. Press the OK button to confirm the selection.
• If you select No, you will return to the Language select screen.
• If you select Yes, all menu screens will be displayed in the new language.
LANGUAGE OPTION
Nederlands
Each language will set the default setting for TV option. To change this setting,
please refer to the Customizing the Camera Settings section on page 27.
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TV Option
English / Español /
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Français / Deutsch / Italiano
PAL
Nederlands /
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TURNING THE LCD/ICONS ON AND OFF
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The camera has a 1.6” LCD which can frame subjects for image and video clip capture, review stored images
and video clips and to display the current camera settings.
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LCD on with icons
Note: In order to save battery power, you may turn off the LCD display, or LCD will be automatically turned
off after one minute of inactivity.
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Internal Memory
The camera is equipped with 7MB of internal memory, which can be used right away.
Status
Memory in Use
Memory card is not inserted.
Internal Memory
Memory card is inserted.
Memory Card
NOTE!: When the memory card is inserted, the images and video clips stored in the internal memory will be
transferred automatically onto the memory card. Please insert a memory card with 7MB or greater of
available memory.
Inserting the Memory Card
In addition to having a 7MB internal memory, the camera can use Secure Digital (SD) memory cards to store
images and video clips.
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fig.1.3
1. Open the Battery/Memory Card door.
• Slide the door in the direction of the arrow marked on it, and lift it open. (fig.1.1)
2. Insert the memory card as indicated by the diagram. (fig.1.2)
• Please insert the card in straight, not on an angle.
3. Shut the Battery/Memory Card door by sliding it in the opposite direction of the arrow marked on it, and
close it securely. (fig.1.3)
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To eject the card, push the card in and release, then pull it out.
Note: The camera can support SD cards up to 512 MB.
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If the memory card or internal memory is corrupted, the memory needs to be formatted. (p.28)
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INTERNAL MEMORY/INSERTING THE MEMORY CARD
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SETTING THE CAMERA’S OPERATIONAL MODE
The camera has 3 operational modes Camera Mode, Review Mode and Video Clip Mode.
1. To change the camera operational mode, slide the mode switch horizontally
to the corresponding position.
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Camera Mode
Use the camera mode setting to take pictures or to customize your camera
settings for picture taking.
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Review Mode
Use the review mode setting to browse through images and video clips or to
delete images from the internal memory or memory card.
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Video Clip Mode
Use video clip mode to capture video clips.
Note: No sound will be recorded.
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TAKING A PICTURE
SINGLE SHOT
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Taking a Picture with the Viewfinder at Distant Mode
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Taking a picture with the viewfinder:
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Set the camera to (
) Camera Mode and make sure the Macro Mode Switch is set to the (
) Distant
Mode located on the front of the camera.
• The LCD can be switched off to conserve battery power by pressing the (
) button.
3. Frame the subject in the viewfinder.
4. Press the shutter button half-way to activate the auto-focus until the green AF LED lights up. (For
information on Focus Lock, please go to page 11) (fig.1.1)
• The camera will focus the lens at different distances to find the correct focus range, and you will hear a
rapid click sound from the camera.
5. Press the shutter button fully to capture the image. (fig.1.2)
• The camera will beep when the image is captured if sound is activated.
• The camera will make a click sound.
• When the image has been captured, the Flash Ready LED next to the viewfinder will blink to indicate that
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Note: It is recommended that pictures in Distant Mode be taken at at least 1 meter(3 ft) away from the
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Flash Ready LED Status
Description
Steady (fig.1.3)
The camera is capturing a picture or video clip.
Hold the camera steady to prevent blurry pictures.
Blinking (fig.1.4)
The flash is recharging. You may move the
camera in this mode.
Note: Do not power the camera off or switch modes while the camera is capturing or storing a picture or
video clip to prevent corrupting the picture or video clip being stored.
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IMAGE SIZE
SCENE SELECTION
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Taking a picture with the LCD:
1. Set the camera to (
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the (
) Distant Mode located on the front of the camera.
2. Frame the subject in the LCD.
3. Press the shutter button half-way to activate the auto-focus lock until the green
AF LED lights up. (fig.1.1)
• The camera will focus the lens at different distances to find the correct focus
range, and you will hear a rapid click sound from the camera.
4. Press the shutter button
fully to capture the image. (fig.1.2)
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• When the image has been captured, the Flash Ready LED next to the
viewfinder will blink to indicate that the image is being stored.
• A preview of the image will be displayed on the LCD for 1 second and the
picture counter number displayed in the LCD will be updated.
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AUTO-FOCUS LOCK
This feature can be used to freeze the focus when the subject is not located in the
center of the picture at (
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To use the focus lock:
1. Position the subject in the center of the red frame located in the LCD. (fig.1.3)
2. Press the shutter button halfway until the green Auto Focus LED lights up.
(fig.1.4)
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The camera is setting the focus.
Steady (fig.1.6)
The subject is in focus.
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3. Recompose your picture. (fig.1.7)
• Keep the shutter pressed half-way while recomposing the picture.
4. Press the shutter button fully to capture the picture. (fig.1.8)
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Note: The AF LED will continue blinking in the following conditions:
1. There are several subjects at different distances within the focus lock area.
Recompose the picture by moving the camera slightly.
2. There is no color contrast. Recompose the picture with a subject that contains
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3. There is insufficient lighting. Increase the lighting in the surrounding area.
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Flash Mode
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Auto + Red-Eye
Reduction
Use this mode to significantly reduce the occurrence of “red- eye” in flash photography.
The camera will automatically detect when the flash is needed and the flash will fire
after a short delay.
Forced Flash
Flash will fire in any lighting condition.
Flash off
The flash will not fire in this mode. Please use this mode if you want to capture the
mood of the ambient lighting or to use the available light in places where flash
photography is prohibited, such as museums.
• To prevent blurry pictures in low light situations, hold the camera steady when
pressing the Shutter button or mount the camera on a tripod.
Note: The flash needs to recharge after it is fired. If the Shutter button is pressed while the flash is
charging, the Flash Ready LED will blink. Please wait a few moments and press the Shutter button again to
take a picture.
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TAKING A PICTURE
TAKING A PICTURE WITH DIGITAL ZOOM
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How to use digital zoom:
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2. Press
toward the (
) to zoom out or return to normal mode.
• The digital zoom bar displayed on the LCD monitor will indicate the change
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Photography Hints Hold your camera steady while using Digital Zoom to prevent blurriness in the photograph due to camera
movement. It is recommended to either place your camera on a steady surface or use a tripod. Also, please
note that the image quality may degrade slightly with digital zoom.
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TAKING A PICTURE
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USING THE MAIN MENU IN CAMERA MODE
CAPTURE MODE
SINGLE SHOT
SELF-TIMER
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Q QUALITY SETUP
FINE
NORMAL
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OK SET
RESOLUTION
CAMERA MODE
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CAPTURE MODE
Q QUALITY SETUP
IMAGE SIZE
SCENE SELECTION
WHITE BALANCE
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SELECT
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1024 x 768
512 x 384
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OK SET
SCENE SELECTION
OFF
PARTY / INDOOR
BEACH SNOW
NIGHT PORTRAIT
CAMERA MODE
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EV COMPENSATION
SETUP
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OK SET
SELECT
WHITE BALANCE
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TAKING A PICTURE
USING THE MAIN MENU IN CAMERA MODE
Follow the steps below to set the advanced shooting options in the camera through the Main Menu.
Using the (
) Main Menu:
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Set the mode switch to (
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3. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
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6. Press
in the submenu to toggle between the options.
7. Press the OK button to make a selection.
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• The camera will beep when you press the OK button for feature selection if sound is on.
8. To return to the previous menu, press
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9. To exit the menu at any time, press the MENU button.
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The capture mode menu has 2 features to choose from for taking pictures.
Capture Mode Option
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SELF-TIMER
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RETURN
OK SET
How to use Self-Timer:
1. In (
) Camera Mode, press MENU to display the main menu.
2. Press
to enter capture mode.
3. Press
to highlight (
) Self-Timer.
4. Press the OK button to set the (
) Self-Timer.
5. Place the camera on a flat surface or tripod.
6. Use the LCD to compose the picture, and then press the Shutter button to activate the Self-Timer.
The Self -timer LED will blink slowly for 7 seconds, faster for the remaining 3 seconds and then the image
will be captured.
• The camera will beep when the self-timter is activated if sound is on. (P. 25)
⁄
Note:
• The Self-Timer is automatically deactivated once the image is taken.
• To deactivate the Self-Timer before taking a picture, follow the steps above and highlight another option
in the Capture Mode menu.
Photography Hints Since the Self-Timer LED indicator on the front of the camera flashes, you have time to join in the photograph
and know when the camera
is done 003/016
taking a picture when
the Self-Timer
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This mode enables the camera to capture pictures in close distances.
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Setting Macro Mode:
1. The Macro Mode Switch is located in the front of the camera. Slide the Macro Mode Switch to (
the Macro mode.
• The Macro icon (
) will be displayed on the LCD.
) to set
Taking a picture in Macro Mode:
1. Frame the subject in the LCD.
• The best shooting distance is at 20 cm. (7.9 in.)
• Auto-focus is not available in Macro Mode. You can monitor the focus range through the LCD.
2. Press the Shutter button fully to take the picture.
• The camera will beep when the image is captured if sound is activated.
A
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⁄
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Note: Pictures in Macro Mode taken beyond the recommended distance of 20cm (7 in) will be blurry.
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Image Resolution determines the size of a captured image. Higher resolution images contain more details and
have larger file sizes.
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A
3
M
CAMERA MODE
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3
2M
1M
V
M
CAPTURE MODE
Q QUALITY SETUP
IMAGE SIZE
SCENE SELECTION
WHITE BALANCE
RETURN
SELECT
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RESOLUTION
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A
2048 x 1536
1600 x 1200
1024 x 768
512 x 384
AWB
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RETURN
OK SET
Images Stored on 7MB memory (approx.):
Resolution
Quality
A
3.1MP
(2048 x 1536)
2MP
(1600 x 1200)
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1MP
(1024 x 768)
⁄
⁄
Email Size
(512 x 384)
Fine
5
9
21
68
Normal
13
21
49
149
Economy
26
42
89
223
How to change the resolution:
1. When Image Size is highlighted in the (
) Main Menu, press
2. Press
or
until the desired setting is highlighted.
3. Press the OK button to select the mode.
4. Press the MENU button to return to picture taking mode.
to enter the (
) Resolution submenu.
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IMAGE QUALITY
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The Image Quality setting determines the amount of compression used to reduce the size of the stored image
file in order to economize the space in memory card.
A
3M
CAMERA MODE
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Q QUALITY
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A
IMAGE SIZE
SCENE SELECTION
WHITE BALANCE
RETURN
SELECT
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Quality
A
A
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JPEG Compression
Ratio
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FINE
NORMAL
ECONOMY
CAPTURE MODE
Q QUALITY SETUP
AWB
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RETURN
OK SET
⁄
Description
Fine
5.1:1
Fine image quality can be used for making prints.
Normal
12:1
Normal image quality can be used for general purpose pictures.
A
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Economy
A
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Economy image quality can be used for pictures that will be
sent via e-mail.
AWB Quality:
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How to change
the
1. When ( Q ) Quality Setup is highlighted, press
to enter the ( Q ) Quality Setup submenu.
2. Press
or
until the desired setting is highlighted.
3. Press the OK button to select the Quality mode.
4. Press the
taking mode.
003/016
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A MENU button
A
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WHITE BALANCE
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By default the camera uses Auto White Balance to best reproduce colors under different lighting conditions. For
mixed lighting conditions you can use the Auto White Balance.
A
3M
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White Balance Mode
A
Auto
WHITE
003/016BALANCE
A
CAPTURE MODE
Q QUALITY SETUP
IMAGE SIZE
SCENE SELECTION
WHITE BALANCE
RETURN
SELECT
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AWB AUTO
SUNNY
FLUORESCENT
TUNGSTEN
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RETURN
OK SET
Description
The camera will automatically choose the white balance setting. Use this
setting in variable conditions.
Sunny
A
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Use outdoors with Asufficient
sunlight.
Fluorescent
Use indoors with fluorescent or ambient light conditions.
Tungsten
Use indoors with tungsten light conditions.
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How to change the White Balance:
1. When White Balance is highlighted, press
to enter its submenu.
2. Press
or
until the desired setting is highlighted.
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A
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A
3. Press the OK button to select the White Balance mode.
4. Press the MENU button to return to picture taking mode.
A
A
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TAKING A PICTURE
EV COMPENSATION
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The camera uses EV Compensation to give you well exposed pictures under most conditions. If the main
subject turned out too light or too dark, you can use the EV Compensation feature to improve the result.
A
3M
CAMERA MODE
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+
–
+
– EV COMPENSATION
003/016
A
003/016
EV COMPENSATION
SETUP
⁄
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–
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RETURN
SELECT
Exposure Compensation
Mode
0.0 EV
+
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OK SET
Description
+
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A in pictures
A
A will Amake the003/016
Increasing the Exposure
that are too dark,
picture
lighter.
-
Decreasing the Exposure in pictures that are too light will make the picture darker.
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How to use Exposure Compensation:
1. Press
in the Main Menu until ( +– ) EV Compensation is highlighted.
2. Press
to display the EV Compensation bar on the LCD.
3. Press
to change the EV Compensation between - 1.8 to +1.8.
4. Press theA OK button to003/016
select the desiredA value.
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• The camera will return to picture taking mode automatically after selecting.
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The default options in the camera can be used in most settings. The scene modes are helpful to quickly
optimize the various settings to best capture specific
scenes.
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A
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A
A
A
3M
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Preset Scene
CAMERA MODE
003/016
A
A
SCENE
003/016 SELECTION
A
CAPTURE MODE
Q QUALITY SETUP
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SCENE SELECTION
WHITE BALANCE
RETURN
SELECT
003/016
OFF
PARTY INDOOR
BEACH
SNOW
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NIGHT PORTRAIT
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RETURN
OK SET
Off
No Scene Selection (default).
Party/Indoor
Use this mode in toAWBcaptureAWB
the details of candlelit scenes or other indoor
background light conditions.
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Beach/Snow
Use this mode to capture the details in high glare scenes such as snow or shining water.
Night Portrait
Use this mode to capture a subject illuminated with the lights in a night scene with
a slow shutter speed.
- Due to the slow shutter speed, place the camera on a tripod for better picture quality.
How to set the Scene Selection:
1. When Scene Selection is highlighted, press
to enter its submenu.
2. In the Scene Selection menu, press
to choose between the options.
3. Press the OK button to select the Scene mode.
4. Press the MENU button to return to picture taking mode.
Note: Any change of the flash setting will cancel the scene selected in Scene Selection.
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TAKING VIDEO CLIPS
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A
The camera can capture video clips without sound.
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28 SEC
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AF
ok
Press Shutter to Record
F
ok
A
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To
1.
2.
3.
4.
record a video clip:
Slide the Mode Switch to (
) Video Clip Mode.
Position the subject in the LCD.
Press the Shutter Button fully to capture a continuous video clip.
To stop recording, press the shutter button again.
• The camera will beep when you press the shutter button to activate or deactivate the video recording if
sound is on.
⁄
⁄
A
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⁄
⁄
Note: There is a time limit for each video clip. The time will vary depending on the amount of available
memory space. The alloted amount of recording time will appear on the top right hand corner of the screen.
The video clip capture will stop automatically when it reaches its time limit.
Video Clip Information
Resoluton: QVGA (320 x 240)
Frame rate: 15fps
File Format: AVI (Motion Picture)
Note: The Flash Ready LED will turn red when the camera is storing the video clip. Do not open the
battery door or turn the camera off while recording, or the video clip may not be stored.
Note:
• Higher capacity memory cards can take longer video clips.
• The Flash, Menu and LCD on/off buttons are deactivated in this mode.
• The focus and the digital zoom cannot change during recording.
REVIEWING YOUR FILES
A
Using Review Mode
In (
) review mode, you can review your stored pictures and video clips through
the LCD.
0
AF
ok
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Using REVIEW mode:
1. Slide the Mode Switch towards (
).
2. Press
or
to scroll through each file.
• The file type and frame counter will be displayed on the LCD.
File Indication
File Type
JPEG
Still Picture
AVI
Video Clip
001/003
28 SEC
00
JPEG
001/003
Number of the total
pictures/video clips
Number of the current
pictures/video clips
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REVIEWING VIDEO CLIPS
A
001/003 AWB
28 SEC
En
How to review a video clip:
1. In (
) Review Mode, press
and
to scroll through the stored
A
pictures and video clips.
• Only the first image of the video clip is shown.
2. When a video clip (AVI) is displayed on the LCD, press the OK button to play.
003/016
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ok
A
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AVI
press OK to view Video
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28 SEC
28 SEC
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ENLARGING STORED PICTURES
In (
) Review Mode, you can enlargeAWB
a section of your stored picture to take a closer look at the subject on
the LCD. This feature is for viewing purposes only and it will not enhance the stored picture.
001/003
28 SEC
001/003
X2
JPEG
X4
How to enlarge:
1. In (
) Review Mode, press
or
to scroll through the stored pictures and video clips.
2. While viewing a stored still image, press the OK button to use the "Enlargement" feature. Press the OK
button again to get different magnifications in the following order.
2x Enlargement
4x Enlargement
Normal Mode
3. In 2x and 4x mode, you may press
,
,
,
to navigate in the picture.
Resolution
Maximum Enlargement
2048 x 1536
4x
1600 x 1200
2x
1024 x 768
2x
512 x 384
No zoom
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REVIEWING YOUR FILES
USING THE DELETE MENU
MENU
DELETE OK
DELETE FILE
DELETE ONE
DELETE ALL
Are You Sure?
No
Yes
REVIEW
DELETE FILE
THUMBNAIL
SETUP
RETURN
SELECT
OK SELECT
DELETE ALL
RETURN
SELECT
YES
NO
0012/0012
RETURN
OK SET
Are You Sure?
No
Yes
OK SELECT
Using the Delete Menu in Review mode:
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Set the Mode Switch to (
).
3. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
4. Press
to enter the Delete submenu.
5. To exit the menu, press
.
6. Press the MENU button to return to the (
) Main Menu.
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DELETING YOUR FILES
A
Delete One
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!
Once a file is deleted, it cannot be recovered.
REVIEW
001/003
28 SEC
JPEG
DELETE FILE
001/003
DELETE ONE
DELETE ALL
DELETE FILE
THUMBNAIL
SETUP
RETURN
RETURN
SELECT
003/016
1. When Delete File is highlighted, press
to enter the Delete
File submenu.
A
2. In the Delete File menu, press
when Delete One is highlighted.
3. The next screen will display the stored pictures and video clips as thumbnails.
Press
,
,
,
to highlight the file you want to delete.
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4. Press the OK button to select.
5. The next screen will read "Are You Sure?" press
or
to highlight No or
Yes.
6. Press the OK button to select.
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• If No
selected, no change will be made,
and you
will return003/016
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Delete
28 is
SEC
A
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A
A
One thumbnail view.
• If Yes is selected, the selected file will be deleted.
• Press the Menu button to exit Delete Mode.
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SELECT
⁄
MENU
A
DELETE OK
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Are You Sure?
No
Yes
AWB
OK SELECT
Delete All
!
A
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A
A
A003/016 003/016
Once all files are deleted, they cannot be recovered.
28 SEC
JPEG
001/003
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DELETE 001/003
FILE
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DELETE ONE
DELETE ALL
A
A
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DELETE ALL
A
RETURN
SELECT
RETURN
How to delete all files: AWB
003/016 003/016
A
A
A
A
AWB
1. Press
when Delete File is highlighted to enter the Delete
File submenu.
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A
2. In the Delete File menu, press
when Delete All is highlighted.
3. The next screen will read "DELETE ALL?" press
or
to highlight No or
Yes.
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4. Press the OK button to select.
AWB
• If No is selected, no change will be made, and you will return to the Delete
File Menu.
• If Yes is selected, the next screen will read,A "Are
you sure?"
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A
5. Press 28 SEC to select No or Yes. Press 001/003
OK to select.
001/003
• If No is selected, no change will be made, and you will return to the Delete File Menu.
• If Yes is selected, ALL FILES will be deleted.
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OK SET
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Are You Sure?
No
Yes
OK SELECT
A
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NO
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REVIEWING YOUR FILES
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USING THUMBNAIL MODE
REVIEW
001/003
28 SEC
JPEG
001/003
DELETE FILE
THUMBNAIL
SETUP
RETURN
A
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A
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AWB
SELECT
0012/0012
How to view your files:
003/016 003/016
003/016 003/016
A
A
1. When the thumbnail menu is highlighted in the (
) Review Mode, press
button to have nine
thumbnail images or video clips appear at once on the LCD display.
2. Press
to highlight a picture or video clip.
• When the Navigation Arrow Button is pressed up in the top row of thumbnails,
the previous 9 files will be
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displayed
• When the Navigation Arrow Button is pressed down in the bottom row of thumbnails, the next 9 files will
be displayed.
3. Press the OK button to view the enlarged picture or video clip.
A
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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS
SET AUTO OFF TIME
2 MIN
3 MIN
RETURN
OK SET
SETUP
CAMERA MODE
+
–
EV COMPENSATION
SETUP
SET AUTO OFF TIME
TV OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
RESTORE DEFAULT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
RETURN
SELECT
TV OPTION
NTSC
P PAL
N
RETURN
RETURN
SELECT
OK SET
SETUP
FORMAT
SOUND
CAMERA INFO
LANGUAGE OPTION
RETURN
SELECT
English
Français
Español
Deutsch
Italiano
RETURN
OK SET
LANGUAGE OPTION
Nederlands
RETURN
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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS
DEFAULT
YES
NO
RETURN
OK SET
LCD BRIGHTNESS
SETUP
CAMERA MODE
+
–
EV COMPENSATION
SETUP
SET AUTO OFF TIME
TV OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
RESTORE DEFAULT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
RETURN
SELECT
0.0 EV
–
+
OK SET
FORMAT
RETURN
SELECT
SETUP
Yes
No
FORMAT
SOUND
CAMERA INFO
RETURN
RETURN
OK SET
SELECT
SOUND
ON
OFF
RETURN
OK SET
CAMERA INFO
FW REV: FW P/N
DATE:
COMMENT:
RETURN
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Setup Menu and Features
Setup Setting
Set Auto Off Time
Options
2min. 3min.
Description
This feature enables the camera to automatically turn off when it
is idle.
TV Option
NTSC, PAL
Sets the mode the camera needs to adapt to your TV. (Page 43)
Language Option
English,
Français,
Español,
Deutsch,
Italiano,
Nederlands,
,
Sets the language in your camera. (Page.27)
Restore Default
Yes/No
Sets all camera settings to the factory default. (Page 29)
LCD Brightness
Sets the LCD brightness level. (Page 27)
Format
Yes/No
Formats the internal memory or the memory card by deleting all
files. (Page 28)
Sound
ON/OFF
The camera will beep when you press the shutter button for
shooting, or the OK button for feature selection through menu
navigation. (Page 25)
Camera Info
FW Version
FW Part No.
Date
Comment
Displays the camera version information.
This is for information purposes only.
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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS
Using the Setup menu:
1. Turn the camera on.
2. Set the mode switch to (
) or (
).
3. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.
4. Press
until Setup is highlighted.
5. Press
to enter the Setup submenu.
6. In the Setup menu, press
to highlight the option you wish to customize.
7. Press
to enter the submenu of the highlighted option.
8. Use the Navigation Arrow Buttons to adjust the setting and press the OK button to select.
• The camera will beep when you press the OK button for feature selection if sound is on.
9. Press
to return to the previous menu OR press the MENU button to exit.
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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS
CUSTOMIZING
CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS
SETTING THE AUTO OFF TIME
CAMERA MODE
+
–
EV COMPENSATIION
SETUP
RETURN
SELECT
SET AUTO OFF TIME
SETUP
2 MIN
3 MIN
SET AUTO OFF TIME
TV OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
RESTORE DEFAULT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
RETURN
SELECT
RETURN
OK SET
Notes:
• The default setting is 1 minute for LCD off (cannot be changed) and 2 minutes for camera off to
conserve battery power.
• Turn the camera back on by pressing the Power Button or the Shutter Button.
SETTING THE LANGUAGE
SETUP
LANGUAGE OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
SET AUTO OFF TIME
TV OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
RESTORE DEFAULT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
RETURN
SELECT
English
Français
Español
Deutsch
Italiano
RETURN
Nederlands
RETURN
OK SET
OK SET
To set the Language:
1. In the Setup menu, press
until Language is highlighted.
2. Press
to enter the Language submenu.
3. Press
to highlight the desired language.
4. Press the OK button to set.
SETTING THE LCD BRIGHTNESS
CAMERA MODE
+
–
EV COMPENSATIION
SETUP
RETURN
SELECT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
SETUP
SET AUTO OFF TIME
TV OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
RESTORE DEFAULT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
RETURN
SELECT
How to set the LCD Brightness:
1. In the Setup menu, press
until LCD Brightness is highlighted.
2. Press
to display the LCD Brightness bar on the LCD.
3. Press
/
to adjust the brightness.
4. Press the OK button to select.
• The camera will return to picture taking mode or review mode.
27
–
0.0 EV
+
OK SET
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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS
CAUTION:
1. Formatting deletes all pictures and video clips from the memory.
2. Removing the card during formatting may damage the card.
3. Selecting the formatting feature while there is no memory card in the camera, will
cause the internal memory to format. All pictures and video clips on the internal
memory will be lost.
!
CAMERA MODE
+
–
1.
2.
3.
4.
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FORMATTING THE INTERNAL MEMORY OR THE MEMORY CARD
SETUP
EV COMPENSATIION
SETUP
FORMAT
SOUND
CAMERA INFO
RETURN
RETURN
SELECT
FORMAT
Yes
No
SELECT
RETURN
OK SET
In the Setup menu, press
until Format is highlighted.
Press
to enter the Format submenu.
Press
to highlight No or Yes.
Press the OK button to select.
If No is selected, no change will be made, and you will return to the Main Menu.
If Yes is selected, ALL FILES will be deleted.
Note: If MEMORY ERROR! is displayed on the LCD screen, this indicates that the internal memory or the
memory card is corrupted. Please format the memory to continue.
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RESTORE THE CAMERA TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS
RESTORE
ORY
Y DEFAUL
T SETTINGS
RESTORE THE CAMERA T O FACT
FACTOR
DEFAULT
To restore the default settings in your camera:
1. Press
when Restore Default is highlighted in the camera.
2. Press
to select No or Yes.
• When No is selected, no change is made.
• When Yes is selected, the Default settings will be restored. Please refer to the table below for the default
settings.
OPTION
Flash
Q Quality
Resolution
S Scene Selection
+
–
•
DEFAULT STATUS
Auto Flash
Normal
2048 x 1536
OFF
White Balance
Auto
EV Compensation
0
Auto Off
2 Min.
Sound
ON
LCD Brightness
Center
The camera will beep when you press the shutter button for shooting, or the OK button for feature selection
through menu navigation. (Page 25)
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The software that comes with the Concord Eye-Q 3040AF includes driver, reader, and photo editor programs.
These programs transfer the pictures or video clips from your camera to your computer, and enable you to view
them on your computer screen. The following are the computer system requirements for these programs to be
installed.
Computer System Requirements
Windows
• 133MHz Pentium MMX processor or equivalent (300MHz Pentium II or better recommended)
• Microsoft Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home / Professional /
Media Center
• 275MB free hard disk space (extra 30MB for Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 and 65MB for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 if
required)
• 64MB of RAM (128MB or more recommended)
• Minimum 800 x 600 display with 16-bit color (1024 x 768 with 24-bit color or better recommended)
• USB Port
• CD-ROM Drive
Macintosh
• Mac OS 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 and X or later
• Power PC-based
• 32MB of RAM
• 640 x 480 display with Thousands of colors (Millions of colors recommended)
• Built-In USB Port
Installation Requirements
The installer will automatically detect which software applications need to be installed or if they are not
necessary. Please read the installation requirements before proceeding with the installation process.
System
Windows
98SE
Install Camera Driver
X
Install DirectX 9
X
Install ArcSoft PhotoImpression
X
Windows
Me
Windows
2000
Windows
XP
Macintosh
X
X
X
X
X
X
X
Install Adobe Acrobat
Reader 5
Camera automatically detected
by the computer (no driver
installation required)
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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE
USING THE INSTALLER SPLASH SCREEN
The installer will automatically detect which software applications
need to be installed or if they are not necessary. This will be
indicated by the buttons on the splash screen that appears when the
CD-ROM is inserted into the computer:
Color
Description
Yellow (
Gray (
)
)
Required or highly recommended to install.
Already installed or not necessary
Option
Description
Camera Drivers
The USB Mass Storage camera drivers enable the camera to become
an external drive on your computer.
Microsoft DirectX 9
DirectX 9 enables the movie playback applications on your computer to
playback video clips that are captured with the camera.
ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000
This photo software enables you to edit and enhance pictures.
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5
Adobe Acrobat Reader enables you to view the electronic version of the
User’s Guide.
User’s Guide
Direct link to the electronic version of the User’s Guide in different
languages. (All User’s Guides are saved in PDF format.)
Concord Support Website
Direct link to our camera support website. Please establish an internet
connection before clicking on the link.
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To transfer the pictures and video clips from the memory card, the camera must be connected to a computer
with the provided Mini-USB cable. Additional setup maybe required by some operating systems before
connecting the camera to the computer for the first time.
Identifying your operating system
Windows
98SE p.34
Installing the USB
Mass Storage Drivers
and DirectX 9 p.34
Windows 2000
Professional p.36
Windows
Me/XP p.33
Mac OS
9.x/10.x p.33
Installing
DirectX 9 p.36
Installing ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000 p.37
Installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 (if needed) p.39
Connecting the camera to the computer p.41
Downloading pictures and video clips onto the computer p.41
Disconnecting the camera from the computer p.42
Data transfer may not function correctly if you have one of the operating systems listed below or you are using
an add-on USB adapter or USB hub.
•
•
•
•
•
Windows 95
Windows NT 3.51/4.0
Mac OS 8.6 or lower
Home built computer systems or computer systems without a factory installed operating system
Home installed operating system or upgrade to the operating system.
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IDENTIFYING YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM
Windows
1. Right click the My Computer icon on your desktop, and go to Properties.
2. The System Properties Box will appear.
The information about your computer is listed under the system area.
3. Confirm that your computer is running one of the following operating systems and
proceed to the page in the chart for installation instructions:
System
Proceed to page
Windows 98 Second Edition
Page 34
Windows 2000
Page 36
Windows
Windows
Windows
Windows
Page 37
Millennium Edition,
XP Home Edition,
XP Professional Edition,
XP Media Center Edition
4. Press OK to close the window.
For Windows 98SE/Me/2000, if the My Computer icon is not on your desktop, click Control Panel icon from
the Start Menu and double click on the System icon to open the System Property Box.
For Windows XP, if the My Computer icon is not on your desktop, click Control Panel icon from the Start Menu
and click on the Performance and Maintenance icon, then click on the System icon to open the System
Property Box.
Macintosh
1. In the Apple Menu on the Menu bar, select About this Computer.
2. A window will appear with the computers operating system version. Confirm that your computer is version 9
or higher.
No installation of software is necessary for Macintosh users, please go to Page 41 to connecting your camera
to the computer.
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NOTE: Do not connect the camera to your computer before the camera drivers and Microsoft DirectX 9
installation is completed.
Step 1
Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.
Step 2
Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows 98SE is running.
Step 3
Close any other applications or software you may be running.
Step 4
Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.
NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has
been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate
the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to
Step 5.
Step 5
Select the language. Click [OK].
Step 6
The installation screen will appear. Click on
Install Camera Drivers.
Step 7
Click [Next >].
Step 8
The next dialog will prompt you to select the
components that will be installed. USB Mass Storage
Driver and DirectX 9 will be preselected.
The files will be saved in the Concord Eye-Q 3040AF
directory automatically.
OR
You may change the default folder by clicking
[Browse…] and selecting a different folder in your
computer.
Click [Next >].
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Step 9
Click [Install].
Step 10
Install progress bar
Step 11
The next screen will begin the DirectX setup.
Select "I accept the agreement " then Click [Next >].
Step 12
Click [Next >].
Step 13
Click [Finish].
Your computer will automatically reboot.
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Step 1
Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.
Step 2
Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows 2000 is running.
Step 3
Close any other applications or software you may be running.
Step 4
Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.
NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has
been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate
the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to
Step 5.
Step 5
Select the language. Click [OK].
Step 6
The installation screen will appear, click on Install
Microsoft DirectX 9.0.
Step 7
The next screen will begin the DirectX setup.
Click [Next >].
Step 8
Click [Next >].
Step 9
Click [Finish].
Your computer will automatically reboot.
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INSTALLING ARCSOFT PHOTOIMPRESSION – ALL WINDOWS USERS
Step 1
Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.
Step 2
Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows is running.
Step 3
Close any other applications or software you may be running.
Step 4
Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.
NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has
been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate
the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to
Step 5.
Step 5
Select the language. Click [OK].
Step 6
The installation screen will appear, Click on
Install ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000.
Step 7
Click [Next >].
Step 8
Click [Yes].
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Click [Next >].
Step 10
Make sure all two applications are checked and then
click [Next >].
Step 11
Click [Next >].
Step 12
The screen will show the status of the installation.
Step 13
Click [Finish].
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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE
INSTALLING ADOBE ACROBAT READER 5 - ALL WINDOWS USERS (OPTIONAL)
Step 1
Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.
Step 2
Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows is running.
Step 3
Close any other applications or software you may be running.
Step 4
Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.
NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has
been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate
the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to
Step 5.
Step 5
Select the language. Click [OK].
Step 6
The installation screen will appear, Click on Install
Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.
Step 7
Status bar.
Step 8
Click [Next >].
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Step 9
The files will be saved into C:\Program
Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5 automatically.
OR
You may change the default folder by clicking [Browse…]
and selecting a different folder in your computer.
Click [Next >].
Step 10
Installation progress
Step 11
Select Yes, to restart the computer or No, to restart the
computer later.
Click [Finish >].
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CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER
CONNECTING THE CAMERA T O THE COMPUTER
Note for Windows 98SE users: Do not connect the camera to your computer before the camera drivers and
Microsoft DirectX 9 installation is completed.
1. Power the camera on.
2. Connect the camera to the computer with the Mini-USB cable provided.
• Plug the larger end of the Mini-USB cable that is included with the camera into
your PC’s USB port. (Please refer to your computer’s documentation for more
information on the location of the USB port.)
• Plug the small end of the Mini-USB cable into the USB port located in the
Cable Connection panel on the side of the camera.
3. When the camera is connected to the computer for the first time, the camera
USB Mass Storage driver installation will begin. Please follow the on-screen
instructions to complete the installation.
DOWNLOADING PICTURES AND VIDEO CLIPS ONTO YOUR COMPUTER
Note: Windows 98SE users must install the camera driver first. (Page 34)
Note: Windows 2000 users must install DirectX 9 to view video clips on the computer. (Page 36)
Downloading files from the camera:
• Internal memory: Do not insert the memory card.
• Memory Card: Insert the memory card.
Caution: Do not attempt to open the battery/memory door to insert or remove the memory card and/or
batteries when the camera is connected to the computer.
FOR WINDOWS USERS
Downloading Pictures and Video Clips onto your computer:
1. Connect the camera to the computer.
2. Double-click on My Computer.
3. Double-click Removable Disk.
4. Double-click DCIM.
5. Double-click 100_3040.
• The stored pictures (JPG) and video clips (AVI) stored in the memory card will be displayed.
6. Click and drag the files into a directory in your computer to save them.
• To select all files, click Edit > Select all.
FOR MACINTOSH USERS
1. Power the camera on.
2. Connect the camera to the computer.
• After a few moments, the external hard drive will appear on the desktop.
3. Double-click the “untitled” removable drive that is on your desktop.
4. Double-click DCIM.
5. Double-click 100_3040.
• The stored pictures (JPG) and video clips (AVI) stored in the memory card will be displayed.
6. Drag and drop the image you want to save in the computer.
• To select all files, click Edit > Select all.
Note: You may also transfer the stored pictures and video clips on your memory card onto your computer
by using a memory card reader. (sold separately)
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Windows Only
1. Connect the camera to the computer. (p.41)
2. Launch ArcSoft PhotoImpression software by
clicking on Start-Programs-ArcSoft Camera
Suite and choosing PhotoImpression from the
application list on your screen.
3. When the Application opens.
4. Click on the [Camera/ Scanner] button.(a)
5. Click on the drop-down list under Select Source
and choose Concord Camera.(b)
6. Click on the Camera/ Scanner
Icon. (c)
• A second window will appear
showing the contents (pictures) in the
memory card, and options on how to handle
them. (d)
7. Select the picture you would like to view, edit or
save by clicking on it. The selected image will be highlighted by a border. You may also click on Select All (f)
to choose all pictures.
8. Click on Get Photos (e).
9. The pictures will then be added to your album at the bottom of the application (g). To access these, click
CLOSE on the Camera Controls windows. Double-clic on the thumbnail to open.
10. You may now edit, save, print or further enhance your pictures using the buttons on the left hand side of the
screen. Please refer to ArcSoft's Software help secton for a tutorial on all the features PhotoImpression
offers.
UNPLUGGING YOUR CAMERA FROM THE COMPUTER
Windows 98SE:
1. Double-click on My Computer.
2. Right-click on Removable Disk to display the menu.
3. Click on Eject in the menu.
4. Unplug the Mini-USB from the camera.
Windows ME/2000/XP:
1. Turn the camera off.
2. Click once on the "Unplug or Eject Hardware" icon on the right hand side of your task bar.
(fig.1.1)
3. Select “Stop Concord Eye-Q 3040AF USB Mass Storage Device”.
4. Click [OK] in the “Safe to Remove Hardware” prompt.
5. Unplug the Mini-USB from the camera. (fig.1.2)
Macintosh:
1. Drag the “untitled” removable drive icon on the desktop to the Trash.
2. Unplug the Mini-USB cable from the camera.
fig.1.2
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TV MODE
TV MODE - VIEWING AND DELETING YOUR FILES ON TV
The camera allows you to view individual files and record clips on the television. To begin, check your television
documentation to determine what video standard you should set your camera to either NTSC or PAL.
CAMERA MODE
+
–
EV COMPENSATIION
SETUP
RETURN
SELECT
SETUP
SET AUTO OFF TIME
TV OPTION
LANGUAGE OPTION
RESTORE DEFAULT
LCD BRIGHTNESS
RETURN
SELECT
TV OPTION
NTSC
P PAL
N
RETURN
OK SET
Changing the TV Mode setting:
1. Slide the Mode Switch to (
).
2. Press the MENU button to view the (
) Main Menu.
3. Press
until Setup is highlighted.
4. Press
to enter the Setup menu.
5. In the Setup menu press
until TV is highlighted.
6. Press
to enter the TV submenu.
7. Press
to change the setting to NTSC or PAL and press OK.
8. Press the MENU button to exit.
CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE TELEVISION
Connecting the camera to the television:
1. Connect the TV-Out cable into the jack marked VIDEO or VIDEO IN on your
television.
2. Turn on your television.
3. Set the television to video mode according to the instructions in the owner’s
manual. (This is usually channel 3, 4 or AV).
4. Power the camera on by pressing the (
) Power Button.
5. Connect the other end of the cable into the VIDEO port located in the cable
connection panel. (fig.1.1)
fig.1.1
Using the TV as a Live Viewfinder:
1. Connect the camera to the TV.
2. Turn the camera on.
3. Slide the Mode Switch to (
).
4. The TV will become a live viewfinder.
Note: You may record your TV Mode session by using your VCR. Please refer to your VCR documentation
to learn more about recording.
Reviewing pictures and video clips on your TV:
1. In TV Mode, slide the Mode Switch to (
).
2. Press
to scroll through the saved pictures and video clips.
3. To customize your camera settings and to view more options, press the MENU button to display the TV
Menu on the TV screen.
• The TV menu will display the same Delete menu and Setup menu used in the camera. Please refer to
pages 21 and 24 for further information.
Viewing video clips:
1. When an AVI file is displayed on the TV, press the OK button to view.
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Memory Error
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ERROR MESSAGES
Memory Full
Card Full
Error Messages on the LCD indicate if the memory is full or if there is a problem with the memory.
Note: If the internal memory or the memory card is corrupted, the LCD will read ERROR! The memory
needs to be formatted. Please format all files to continue. (Page 28)
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TROUBLESHOOTING
TROUBLESHOOTING
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Batteries were not installed correctly.
Install batteries correctly using the direction
indicators indicators on the edge of the top
of the battery compartment.
Batteries are dead or weak.
Replace batteries.
Battery compartment door was not
closed correctly.
Close the battery compartment properly.
The camera/buttons do not
work.
The camera needs to be reset.
Press the reset button on the back of the
camera with a pointed object such as a
pen, then power the camera off then on.
The camera turns off during
usage.
The batteries are drained of power.
Replace the batteries with new ones.
The Auto time off setting is too short.
Your camera comes with an Auto Time
Off setting, so if the camera is inactive
for a certain amount of time, it powers off
to conserve battery power. Please refer
to the Time-Out section on page 27 to
set your time limit.
Poor Lighting.
Increase the lighting in the surrounding
area when taking picture and video clips.
Lens is dirty.
Clean the lens with a soft cloth. See
the Camera Maintenance section.
Subject too close.
Stand at least 3.3 ft. (1m) for the Distant
Mode away from the subject. And at
Macro Mode stand 0.66ft (20cm) away
from the subject.
Subject is too close.
Move the subject further away from the
camera.
The flash is not needed.
Change the camera setting to Auto
Flash. See p.12.
Lighting condition is too bright.
Decrease exposure compensation. See
p.18.
The subject is too far away for the
flash to be affective.
Move the subject closer to the camera,
or move the camera closer to the
subject.
Flash is not on.
Turn the flash On.
The subject is in front of a bright light.
Change the subject's position.
Lighting condition is too dark.
Increase the exposure compensation.
See p.18.
There was sufficient flash for the
picture and the flash did not fire. This
happens when the camera is set to
Auto Flash.
This is normal as your cameras
electronic light sensor is programmed to
only fire the flash when needed.
Camera’s flash has been turned off.
Turn the flash to Auto flash.
Flash did not charge.
Verify that the Ready LED has stopped
blinking before taking a picture.
CAMERA
Cannot turn on the camera.
PICTURES/VIDEO CLIPS
Picture/Video clip has poor
image quality.
TAKING PICTURES
Flash picture taken is too light.
Flash Picture taken is too dark.
Flash did not work.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
Picture taken is blurry.
Subject or camera was moved as the
picture was taken.
Hold camera steady until picture is
taken.
The focus was not locked before
taking the picture.
Before taking a picture, press the
shutter button half-way to lock the
focus, and press the shutter button fully
to capture the picture. (p.11)
There is something wrong with
the color of your photographs.
White balance is not set properly.
Reset the white balance feature to Auto,
or for the specific lighting in the
surrounding area.
Cannot take a picture or a
video clip.
Memory is full.
Delete all pictures and continue
shooting.
En
SYMPTOM
Download the stored files to your PC
and delete the files from the camera
internal memory or memory card.
Insert a memory card with sufficient
memory available.
Camera is not set in picture/video clip
taking mode.
Set the camera to the proper mode for
recording video clips, or taking
photographs.
Power is off.
Turn the power on.
Camera is in Auto Power off mode.
Turn the power on.
Cannot take a picture or a
video clip when using an SD
memory card.
The SD card is locked or write
protected.
Remove the SD card from the card slot
and slide the lock switch to off.
Picture is blurred when looking
through the viewfinder.
Viewfinder is dirty.
Clean the viewfinder with a soft cloth or
cotton swab. See the Camera
maintenance section.
Part of the picture/ video clip is
missing.
Something was blocking the lens
when taking the picture.
Keep hands, fingers, etc. away from the
lens when taking a picture.
The picture was not centered correctly
in the viewfinder.
Leave space around the subject when
centering the picture in the viewfinder.
Camera is not responding
during picture capture.
The battery level is low and the
camera does not have sufficient
power to complete picture capture.
Replace batteries.
The shutter button does not
work.
The camera is not turned on.
Turn the camera on.
The camera is processing a picture;
the ready LED light is still blinking.
Wait until the light stops blinking before
attempting to take another picture.
Protective plastic film still in place on
the camera.
Make sure the protective plastic film
covering the LCD during shipment, has
been removed.
The LCD brightness level is set too
low.
Increase the brightness level on your
LCD to meet your personal needs. See
p.27 for setting the brightness.
The LCD screen looks milky
and/or scratched.
Protective plastic film still in place on
the camera.
Make sure the protective plastic film
covering the LCD during shipment, has
been removed.
The LCD is not displaying
anything.
LCD is turned off.
Turn the LCD on, by pressing (
The battery level is low.
Replace the batteries.
LCD
The LCD display is dark.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
SYMPTOM
POSSIBLE CAUSE
POSSIBLE SOLUTION
VIEWING VIDEO CLIPS ON THE COMPUTER (WINDOWS 98SE/2000)
Cannot playback stored video
clips on the computer.
Video playback files are missing.
Install Microsoft DirectX 9. (p.36)
INSTALLING SOFTWARE AND DRIVERS
Camera is not responding
during picture download to the
PC.
Cannot transfer pictures to the
computer. The New Hardware
Wizard cannot locate drivers.
(Windows 98SE)
The operating system may not be
allocating adequate resources to
download the pictures.
Reset the camera by pressing the reset
button with a pointed object such as a
pen. Reboot the computer.
The Mini-USB cable is not plugged
into the camera.
Check that the Mini-USB cable is
plugged into the camera.
The Mini-USB cable is not plugged
into the computer.
Check that the USB cable is plugged
into the computer.
The computer is not powered on.
Turn your computer on.
The Software is not installed on the
computer.
Disconnect the Mini-USB cable from the
camera and the computer. Install the
camera software and drivers. (p.34)
Software is not fully or correctly
installed on the computer.
Disconnect the Mini-USB cable from the
camera and the computer. Uninstall the
software: Start-Settings-Control PanelAdd/ Remove Programs. Re-install the
camera drivers. (See p.34)
The card may not be SD certified.
Purchase a certified SD card.
The card may be corrupted.
Reformat the card.
Caution: Formatting erases all pictures
on the card. p.27
No card is inserted in the camera.
Insert a card into the card slot.
See p.8
SD CARDS
The camera does not
recognize your SD Card.
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You can get help from our troubleshooting section, FAQ on our website or by contacting a customer support
representative.
Troubleshooting Section
If you need help with your camera, refer to the Troubleshooting section of this manual on page 45.
Website Customer Support/FAQ
Please visit our customer support website at www.concord-camera.com to view the Frequently Asked
Questions (FAQ) by clicking the appropriate camera model picture in the “Camera Support “ Section. Most
support issues are answered in the FAQ section. You can also E-mail us by clicking the E-mail address link to
the customer support center in the “Camera Support” Section.
Customer Support
Before You E-mail or Call us
If you have questions concerning the operation of the camera or software installation, you can speak to or email a customer service representative. Please have the following information available:
Camera Information:
Name of camera model
Camera Serial Number
Camera Info in camera (page 26):
FW Version
FW Part Number
Date
Comment
For Camera Support please contact:
Toll Free in the US and Canada:
• (866) 522-6372
Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm
Saturday: 9am – 5pm
Sunday: 12pm – 4pm
Web: www.concord-camera.com
For Camera Support via E-mail, please
contact us at www.concord-camera.com.
Computer Information:
Operating System
Processor Speed (MHz)
Computer Make and Model
Amount of memory
Exact Error message received
CD-ROM Part Number
Toll Free in Europe:
• UK:
0800-1696482
• Spain:
900-973195
• Germany: 0800-1800563
• Italy:
800-781883
• France:
0800-917599
Toll:
• +31-53-4829779
Monday – Friday 09:00 – 18:00
Saturday & Sunday: closed
(Central European Time)
For ArcSoft Technical Support on Photo Editing Software, please contact:
In the USA and Canada:
ArcSoft, Inc.
46601 Fremont Blvd.
Fremont, CA 94538
Monday – Friday
8:30AM - 5:30PM (PST)
Tel: (510) 440-9901
Fax: (510) 440-1270
Web: www.arcsoft.com
E-mail: support@arcsoft.com
In Europe:
Arcsoft, Inc.
Unit, Shannon Industrial
Estate
Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland
Tel: +353 (0) 61 702087
Fax: +353 (0) 61 702001
E-mail: europe@arcsoft.com
Note: Working hours are subject to change without prior notice.
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CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS
CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS
SPECIFICATIONS
Sensor
Image Resolution
3.1 Megapixels (2048 x 1536 resolution), CMOS sensor
2048 x 1536
3.1 Megapixels
1600 x 1200
2 Megapixels
1024 x 768
1 Megapixels
512 x 384
Email Size
Lens
9.0mm f/2.8 - f5.6 glass lens, 5 elements in 5 groups (equivalent to 48mm lens on 35mm format)
Zoom
4x Digital Zoom
Focusing Range
Auto focus from 4.13 ft (1.25m) to infinity, macro from approx. 7.9 in. (20cm)
Exposure
Auto exposure and auto white balance with manual presets
Internal Memory
7MB non-volatile memory
Storage Capacity
(Approx. with 7MB
of memory)
Resolution
3MP
(2048 x 1536)
2MP
(1600 x 1200)
1MP
(1024 x 768)
Email Size
(512 x 384)
Fine
5
9
21
68
Normal
13
21
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Economy
26
42
89
223
Quality
Removable Storage
SD memory card slot
LCD
1.6” TFT display with LED backlight
Output Picture File
Format
JPEG compression with EXIF 2.2
Viewfinder
Optical reversed Galilean type with 80% coverage
Self-Timer
Approximately 10 seconds with blinking red LED
Flash Unit
Flash off, auto flash, forced flash and auto with red-eye reduction
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CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS
120 photos
Flash Distance
1m (3.28 ft) to 3m (9.84 ft)
Power Source
2x AA Batteries
Connectivity
Mini-USB connection direct to PC or Mac
SD connection to SD card reader (card reader not included).
Video connection direct to TV (NTSC/PAL)
System
Compatibility
Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP and Mac OS 9 and higher
Video Clips
QVGA resolution, 15fps, AVI (Motion JPEG) format
Dimensions
103.5 x 63.5 x 31.5 mm without protrusion
PC Software
ArcSoft PhotoImpression, Adobe Acrobat Reader 5
Accessories
CD-ROM for Windows:
– Camera Drivers
– Microsoft DirectX 9
– ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000
– Adobe Acrobat 5
– Multilingual User’s Guide in PDF format
Multilingual User’s Guide
Multilingual Quick Start Guide
Mini-USB Cable
TV Cable
Wrist Strap
Pouch
2x AA Batteries
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SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE
SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE
Cleaning the camera body:
1. Please use a soft dry cloth to clean the camera.
Cleaning the lens, viewfinder and LCD:
1. Blow off dirt or dust with a blower or canned air.
2. Gently wipe the lens, viewfinder and/or LCD with a micro-fiber cloth.
3. To remove dirt or residue, moisten the cloth with lens cleaning fluid and gently wipe the lens, viewfinder
and/or LCD.
CAUTION: Do not apply the fluid directly onto the lens, viewfinder or LCD.
SAFETY TIPS
Precautions for the camera:
• Do not attempt to modify this camera in any way. This may cause a fire or electric shock or severe damage
to the camera.
• Do not use the flash in close proximity to people or animals.
• When taking photographs, never point the lens of the camera directly into very strong light.
• Please do not use this product in close proximity to flammable or explosive gases as this could increase the
risk of explosion.
• For safety reasons keep this product and accessories out of reach of children or animals to prevent
accidents.
• Do not swallow batteries or small camera accessories.
• Keep the camera away from water and other liquids, and never let it get wet. Do not use outdoors when it is
raining or snowing.
• Should any form of liquid enter the camera, do not use it. Switch the camera off, and then remove the
batteries. Do not continue to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock.
• Do not insert or drop metallic or inflammable foreign objects into the camera through access points e.g. card
slot and battery chamber. This may cause a fire or electric shock.
• Do not operate this camera with wet hands. This could pose a risk of electric shock.
• Under the environment with electrostatic discharge, the camera may malfunction and require the user to
reset the camera.
• Under the environment with electrical fast transients (EFT), the camera may lose function and require user
to reset the camera.
• Shielded cables must be used with this unit to ensure compliance with the Class B FCC limits.
• Please avoid using the camera in high or low temperature. Operation temperature range 32ºF - 104ºF (0ºC
- 40ºC).
• It is normal that the temperature of the camera body rises after being in use for a long period.
• Do not leave this camera in places subject to extremely high temperatures such as in a sealed vehicle,
direct sunlight or other places with extreme variances in temperature. Exposure to extreme temperatures
may adversely affect the camera's internal components and could cause a fire.
• Always use the camera and its accessories in a well-ventilated area.
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Precautions for SD Memory Cards:
• In the event of malfunction or damage, it is possible that data may be lost. Concord Camera is not
responsible in any way for such data loss.
• Do not touch the terminals with hands or metal objects.
• Keep dust, water and foreign objects away from the terminal section.
• Avoid heat, liquid and direct sunlight when using and for storage.
• Do not open the battery/card cover or remove the SD Memory Card while data is being read or written.
• Do not dismantle or modify.
• The recorded data may be lost if the card is affected by strong static electricity or electrical shock, or during
card repair or malfunction.
• When using SD Memory Cards do not change the attributes (read-only, etc.) of the files (pictures (JPEG) or
video clips (AVI) on the card. Doing so may prevent the camera from working properly when deleting, etc.
• Do not change the file names or the directory name of the pictures or video clips using a computer or save
files other than pictures or video clips taken by this camera onto the SD memory card. Pictures or video
clips that have been edited or added to the SD memory card with the computer may not play back and it
may cause the camera to malfunction.
• The SD Memory Card includes a write-protect switch. Sliding this switch downward prevents data from
being written to the card and pictures and video clips saved on the card are protected.
• Please note that pictures and video clips cannot be taken or deleted when the write-protect switch is on.
• When using a large-capacity card, writing, reading and deletion may take some time.
• Do not store the card in places with high humidity, dusty places or where static electricity or electromagnetic
fields are likely to occur.
• Images stored in the memory card may be ruined or damaged if you turn off the camera while it is in
process of reading, writing or formatting etc.
• SD cards are delicate electronic devices. Please do not bend or drop them
• Please do not place the SD card in or near to an environment of strong electronic or magnetic fields such as
loud speakers or TV receivers.
• Please keep the SD card in its bag or case when not in use.
• It's normal that the SD card is warm after use.
• Please make sure you switch off the camera before you remove the SD card.
• Do not open the battery/memory card door or remove the SD Memory Card while the camera is reading,
writing or formatting the card.
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SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE
Precautions for batteries:
• Use 2x AA batteries only.
• Dispose of the batteries in a manner that complies with applicable laws.
• Leakage, overheating, or burst batteries could result in fire or injury.
• Do not short circuit, heat or dispose of batteries in fire.
• Do not use old batteries with new ones, or mix brands of batteries.
• Ensure the batteries are positioned correctly with regard to polarity (+/-).
• Allowing dust to accumulate in the camera over a long period is hazardous and in extreme circumstances
may cause a fire. It is best to clean your camera prior to seasonal periods of high humidity.
• Batteries may lose power if kept inside the camera for a long time without using. Please remove the
batteries while the camera is not in use.
• Do not use manganese batteries as they cannot supply sufficient power to support the camera's operations.
Batteries may not work normally under 32ºF (0ºC).
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REGULATORY INFORMATION
REGULAT
REGULAT ORY
ORY INFORMATION
INFORMATION
FCC INFORMATION
FCC WARNING: This equipment meets the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC rules.
Only the cable supplied with the camera should be used. Operation with other cables is likely to result in
interference to radio and TV reception and could void the user’s authorization to operate this equipment. This
device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
Tested to comply
with FCC standards
for HOME OR OFFICE USE
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate
this equipment.
USER INFORMATION
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against
harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio
frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful
interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a
particular installation.
If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment on and off, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
• Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
VCCI INFORMATION
This is a Class B product, to be used in a domestic environment, based on the Technical Requirement of the
Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) from Information Technology Equipment. If this is used near a
radio or television receiver in a domestic environment, it may cause radio interference. Please install and use
the equipment according to this instruction manual.
- This product is in conformity with Directive 89/336/EEC.
Concord, Concord Eye-Q and the Concord Eye-Q logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Concord Camera Corp., in the United States
and/or other countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States
and/or other countries. Mac and Macintosh are registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All
other brands and product names are either registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.
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