Specifications | Concord Camera 3103 Digital Camera User Manual

INDEX
Getting Started ............................................................................ 1
Contents of Package ........................................................................... 1
System Requirements ......................................................................... 1
General Precautions ............................................................................ 2
FCC Compliance and Advisory ............................................................ 2
Camera Nomenclature ......................................................................... 3
Accessory Set-up ................................................................................ 4
Preparing to Take Pictures ......................................................... 6
Battery Installation................................................................................ 6
Turning Camera ON and OFF .............................................................. 8
Date and Time Set-Up ......................................................................... 9
Beep Sound Set-Up .......................................................................... 11
Power Save Settings ......................................................................... 12
Quick View Setting ............................................................................. 13
TV Out Signal Set-Up ........................................................................ 14
Language Set-Up ............................................................................... 15
Using a Memory Card ........................................................................ 17
Camera Working Mode ...................................................................... 18
Taking Pictures ......................................................................... 19
Previewing a Picture before it is taken ............................................... 19
Taking a picture .................................................................................. 20
Adjusting the Exposure ..................................................................... 22
Setting the White Balance ................................................................. 23
Changing the Picture Resolution and Quality (Compression) ........... 24
Setting the Flash ................................................................................ 25
Using Digital Zoom ............................................................................ 26
Continuous Shutter Mode .................................................................. 27
Setting the Self-Timer........................................................................ 28
Recording Video images ................................................................... 29
Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode...................................... 30
Reviewing Your Pictures and Videos ....................................... 31
Viewing Pictures ................................................................................ 31
Viewing Thumbnail Pictures............................................................... 31
Zooming the Displayed Image .......................................................... 32
Deleting Pictures ............................................................................... 33
Protecting Pictures against Deletion ................................................. 35
Running a Slide Show ........................................................................ 37
Copying Flash Memory Images to a Memory Card ........................... 38
Formatting the Memory Card or Internal memory ............................. 39
Setting Your Camera for Printing ............................................. 40
Folders and Files ............................................................................... 40
DPOF Print Settings .......................................................................... 41
PRINT Image Matching ..................................................................... 43
Installing the Driver & Software............................................... 44
Installing the Driver........................................................................... 44
Installing the Software...................................................................... 45
Using MGI PhotoSuite 4 SE ............................................................. 47
Connecting your Camera ......................................................... 48
Viewing Images on a TV Set............................................................. 48
Downloading Images to a Computer.............................................. 48
About the memory storage you are using in this camera............ 51
Indicator Lamp Reference ................................................................. 52
Troubleshooting ................................................................................. 53
Specifications .................................................................................... 55
Getting Started
Getting Started
Contents of Package
All of the items shown below are included with your camera.
Camera
Quick Start
Guide
USB cable
Video cable
Strap
User's Guide
CD-ROM
Alkaline batteries
(2 AA-size batteries)
System Requirements
For Windows
PC with processor better than MMX Pentium 166MHz
Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP
Minimum 32MB RAM
USB Port
CD-ROM drive
For Macintosh
Mac Power PC or higher
Mac OS 9.0 - 10.0
Minimum 32MB RAM
USB Port
CD-ROM drive
800x600 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible monitor
* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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General Precautions
·
·
·
·
·
Do not try to open the case of the camera or attempt to modify this camera in any way.
High-voltage internal components create the risk of electric shock when exposed. The
maintenance and repairs should be carried out by authorized service providers.
Do not fire the flash near eyes, human or animal. It may cause eye damage
especially for children.
Do not use this camera with wet hands. Keep the camera away from water and other
liquids. Moisture creates the danger of fire and electric shock. Never use this camera
in the rain or snow.
For safety reasons, please keep this camera and accessories out of reach of children
or animals to prevent accidents.
If you notice smoke or a strange odor coming out of the camera, immediately turn
the power off and unplug the AC adaptor from the power outlet. Take it to your
nearest service center for repair. Never attempt your own maintenance.
FCC Compliance and Advisory
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following
two conditions: 1.) this device may not cause harmful interference, and 2.) this device
must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B peripheral,
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 communication.
However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation.
If this equipment does cause a harmful interference to radio or television reception, which
can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, 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 to a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
·
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
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Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. Where shielded interface
cables have been provided with the product or specified additional components or
accessories elsewhere defined to be used with the installation of the product, they must be
used in order to ensure compliance with FCC regulation.
Camera Nomenclature
Front
Exposure sensor
Viewfinder
Flash
Microphone
Lens
Self-timer lamp
Back
Mode dial
button
Shutter button
LED indicator
Viewfinder
Power button
Speaker
/ Zoom In / Up button
/ Self-timer / Left button
/ Continuous shutter / Right button
/ Zoom Out / Down button
LCD Monitor screen
Battery cover
/ / Flash / / Play / / Pause button
/ /Stop button
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Side
DC IN terminal
Video out terminal
USB port
Top
Shutter button
Mode dial
Accessory Set-up
Attaching the Wrist Strap
· Follow the illustration to attach the wrist strap.
Note: When carrying the camera by the strap, please don’t swing the
camera on the strap.
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Using the Soft Case
·
·
Keep the camera in its soft case while it is not in use.
Be sure to insert the camera into the case, with the monitor screen facing
down.
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Battery Installation
There are two ways to supply power to the camera. You can use
batteries (AA Alkaline or CR-V3), or alternatively, you can use an
AC adapter (DC3.3V/2.5A).
If using Batteries,
1. Open the battery cover by pushing and sliding it to the side.
2. Check inscription on battery chamber for correct negative/
positive installation.
3. Install 2-AA alkaline batteries.
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4. Close the battery cover.
Low Battery Indicator
Upon power up, the LCD monitor on the back of the
camera shows the battery power status.
Battery
Capacity
Monitor
Screen
High
Low
NOTE:
· Never use manganese batteries, as they cannot
supply sufficient power to support the camera’s
·
operations.
Replace all the batteries at the same time to ensure
a properly working camera; never mix old and new
·
batteries.
Remove the batteries from the camera if you do not
plan on using the camera for more than two weeks.
·
It is normal that the temperature of the camera body
·
rises after extended use.
It is suggested to use an AC adaptor for extended
camera use.
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If using the AC Adaptor
Plug the adaptor into the DC-In jack (DC-IN 3.3V).
Please make sure that you use an AC adaptor with the
correct specification for the camera (DC3.3V/2.5A).
NOTE:
· Please be sure to turn off the power before connecting
or disconnecting the adaptor.
· The camera automatically switches over to AC
adaptor powered operation whenever the AC adaptor
is plugged into the camera.
· It is recommend to use the AC adaptor to power the
camera whenever connected to a computer.
Turning the Camera ON and OFF
1. Turn the Mode dial to Auto mode (
).
2. Press the Power button to turn the camera on and off.
NOTE:
· It takes about 2 seconds to power on the camera.
·
When powering on the camera while in the
Auto/Manual/Video mode, the date and time will be
displayed on the lower right hand corner of the LCD
screen for one second each.
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Date and Time Set-Up
1. You may set the date and time while in any mode.
)
(
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the RIGHT button (
(
) appears.
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) until the SETUP MENU
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4. Press the SET button to adjust the DATE & TIME.
5. Press the UP/DOWN (
date or time.
/
) buttons to change the
6. Press the Set button to confirm your selection and move to the
next date or time value.
Use UP/DOWN button to change the display of date.
A. YY/MM/DD
B. MM/DD/YY
C. DD/MM/YY
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Beep Sound Set-Up
You may turn on/off the beep sound while in any mode.
)
(
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Press the RIGHT button (
(
) until the SETUP MENU
) appears.
3. Press the DOWN button (
) to scroll to BEEP.
4. Press the SET button to enter the BEEP menu.
5. Press the UP/DOWN (
/
) buttons to set the
beep sound.
6. Press the SET button to confirm your setting.
Note: The default setting is “On”.
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Power Save Settings
You may perform power save settings while in any Mode.
)
(
1. Press the Menu button.
2. Then press the RIGHT button until the SETUP MENU (
)
appears.
3. Press the DOWN button (
) to POWER SAVE.
4. Press the SET button to enter the POWER SAVE menu.
5. Press the UP/DOWN buttons to adjust the setting.
6. Press SET again to confirm your setting.
Note: The default setting is “1 minute”.
1 minute: The LCD screen on this camera will automatically turn off if there
is no activity for one minute. Pressing any button will illuminate
the LCD.
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Note:
If the camera is inactive for an additional minute, the camera will
automatically power off. Press the POWER button to turn the
camera back on.
3 minutes: The LCD screen on this camera will automatically turn off if there
is no activity for three minutes. Pressing any button will illuminate
the LCD.
Note:
If the camera is inactive for an additional minute, the camera will
automatically power off. Press the POWER button to turn the
camera back on.
Off: This camera will not perform the power saving function.
Quick View Setting
You can view the picture immediately on the LCD screen right after it is taken.
The Quick View Setting is available in all Modes.
)
(
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Then press the RIGHT button (
) until the SETUP
MENU appears.
3. Press the DOWN button (
menu.
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) to reach the QUICK VIEW
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4. Press the SET button to enter the QUICK VIEW menu.
5. Use the UP/DOWN button (
/
) to toggle
between ON/OFF.
6. Press SET to confirm your selection.
TV Out Signal Set-Up
This camera can connect directly to a TV set. Please refer to “Viewing
images on a TV set” on Page 44. It allows you to use the TV screen as your
camera's LCD screen when shooting or replaying images.
The Video output signal can be switched to NTSC or PAL to accommodate
different signal systems. The default setting will vary between regions.
NTSC: U.S.A., Canada, Taiwan, Japan, etc.
PAL::
Europe, Asia (excluding Taiwan), etc.
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Press the RIGHT button (
appears.
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) until the SETUP MENU
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3. Press the DOWN button (
) to TV Out.
4. Press the SET button to enter the TV Out selection.
5.
Use the UP/DOWN buttons (
/
) to
toggle between NTSC and PAL.
6.
Press SET to confirm your selection.
Language Set-Up
Use this feature to select the language for the LCD screen.
You may perform the language setting in any Mode.
(
)
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Press the RIGHT button (
MENU appears.
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) until the SETUP
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) to reach the LANGUAGE
3. Press the DOWN button (
menu..
4. Press the SET button to enter the LANGUAGE selection.
5. Use the UP/DOWN (
/
among the different options.
6. Press SET to confirm your selection.
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) buttons to toggle
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Using a Memory Card
Inserting a SD memory card
1. Slide the battery cover following the arrow direction
on the cover (please refer to page 6).
2. The card slot is located next to the battery area.
3. Insert the SD card into the slot in the direction shown
in the illustration.
Note: SD cards are sold separately and can be purchased at most
computer or electronic stores.
Removing the SD memory card
1. Press the memory card into the camera and then quickly
release it. The card will partially exit from the slot.
2. Pull the memory card out of the slot.
3. Close the battery/card cover (please refer to page 7).
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Camera Working Mode
You can select the camera’s working mode by using the Mode dial located on the top of the
camera. There are 4 working modes in this camera.
Align point
Auto Photo Mode (
)
In this mode, the camera will automatically set the exposure and white balance according
to your shooting environment.
Manual Photo Mode (
)
You can manually set the exposure and white balance before shooting.
Playback Mode (
)
Replay or delete images from the camera.
Download and display images on your computer.
Video Mode (
)
Use this mode to record movies.
You can also manually set the exposure and white balance before recording the video.
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Taking Pictures
Previewing a Picture before it is taken
You can preview the image on the LCD screen before you take it.
1. Set the Mode dial to Auto (
) or Manual (
2. Press the POWER button (
).
) to power on the camera. While
the camera is powering on, the LED indicator next to the Viewfinder
will flash in red. When the LED turns green, the camera is ready for use.
3. The live image will automatically show on the LCD screen.
Turn off the previewing LCD screen
The LCD screen will come on while in any Mode. You can turn on/off the
LCD screen by pressing the DISP button (
). Turning off the
LCD will also help to save battery power.
1. Press the DISP button (
) one time to turn off the
information display.
2. Press the DISP button (
) twice to turn off the LCD screen.
(Auto mode)
(Turn off the information)
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Taking a picture
There are two Modes you can choose from to take a picture. In the
Auto Mode, just press the shutter button and let the camera judge
the environmental conditions for you. In the Manual Mode, you can
manually adjust the exposure and set the white balance based on
different environmental conditions.
If you don’t insert the SD card into the camera, you can take the pictures
and store them in the camera's internal memory. If you insert the SD
card into the camera, pictures will be saved to the SD card only. You can't
access the SD card and the internal memory at the same time.
Taking a Picture in Auto Mode
1. Turn the Mode dial to Auto (
2. Press the POWER button (
).
) to power on the camera.
3. Press the Shutter button halfway and align the auto focus mark on
the subject you want to take. When the focus is locked, the auto
focus mark turns green.
4. Take a picture by pressing the shutter button further. When the camera
beeps, the image has been captured and will be recorded on the
card or in the internal memory.
* The camera will not emit a beeping sound if this function is disabled.
5. During recording to the memory card, the LED indicator will flash in
Green. Once the LED indicator stops flashing, the recording has
finished.
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Displays the number of additional
images that can be recorded in
the camera's internal memory.
Displays the number of additional
images that can be recorded on
the SD card.
NOTE: If an SD card is inside the camera while taking a picture,
the number of additional images that can be recorded will be for
the SD card only. Remove the SD card to take and save pictures
in the internal memory.
Taking a Picture in Manual Mode
1. Turn the Mode dial to Manual (
2. Press the POWER button (
).
) to power on the camera.
3. The shooting procedures are the same as “Taking a picture in
Auto Mode”.
NOTE:
· While pressing the shutter button halfway down, a “camera
shaking” icon may appear under the auto focus mark. This
indicates that the camera is not being held securely or the
subject is not in focus.
· While pressing the shutter button halfway down, you can also
check if there is proper exposure value.
· If the display indicators on the LCD screen turn green, this
·
means the camera has automatically locked the exposure
and white balance for you.
If the display indicators on LCD screen turn red, this means the
camera’s auto exposure and auto white balance function is not
ready or the conditions are not ideal for optimal quality picture
taking. If you take the picture despite the conditions, the picture
may be over or under exposed.
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Adjusting the Exposure
You can manually set the exposure value (EV value
) to compensate
for lighting conditions. This setting is used to obtain better results when
shooting in backlighting, indirect indoor lighting or a dark background.
).
1. Turn the Mode dial to Manual (
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Use the UP/DOWN button (
/
) to set the exposure value.
4. Press the SET button to complete the exposure setting.
·
·
EV Value Range:
Steps:
-2EV to +2EV
1/3V
NOTE: Exposure compensation returns to its standard default setting
(AUTO) every time you turn on the camera.
5. After you manually set the exposure value in “Manual” mode,
the exposure value will be shown in the LCD screen.
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6. Press the menu button to exit from the exposure setting menu.
Setting the White Balance
You can set the white balance mode to match different light sources.
1. Turn the Mode dial to Manual (
).
2. Press MENU and use the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to scroll
to WHITE BALANCE (
).
3. Use the UP/DOWN button to set the white balance mode.
4. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
If the LCD screen is on, you can check the result by viewing the image
on the LCD screen.
· AUTO
- Normal conditions
(camera adjusts white balance automatically)
· DAYLIGHT
- Outdoor daylight
· SHADE
- Shade
· TUNGSTEN
- Indoors, illuminated by tungsten lighting
· FLUORESCENT - Indoors, illuminated by fluorescent lighting
· BLACK&WHITE - converts images to black and white
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Changing the Picture Resolution and Quality (Compression)
You can change the resolution and quality setting of images you will
record.
Resolution Setting:
1. Turn the Mode dial to Auto or Manual.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Use the UP/DOWN button to set the resolution.
4. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
Quality Setting:
1. Turn the Mode dial to Auto or Manual.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Use the RIGHT button to toggle to QUALITY(
).
4. Use the UP/DOWN button to set the quality of image compression.
5. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
After setting the resolution and quality, the following information icons
will appear on the LCD screen.
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Display
Resolution
Icon
2048 x 1536 (Large)
1600 x 1200 (Medium-1)
1024 x 768 (Medium-2)
640 x 480 (Small)
Display
Quality
Icon
Fine
Normal
Economy
Setting the Flash
Press the
button to select the flash mode.
Auto
The flash fires automatically when needed.
The camera determines when there is not enough light.
Red-Eye Reduction
A pre-flash will fire automatically when needed before
the picture is taken, and the Red-Eye Reduction lamp
fires again when the picture is taken.
Off
The flash will not fire.
Fill
The flash fires every time you take a picture.
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Mode
Auto
Manual
Video
X
X
X
X
: Available
X : Not Available
Using Digital Zoom
When the LCD screen is on in Auto or Manual Mode, you can zoom
in on the subject before the image is taken.
1. Set the Mode dial to Auto (
) or Manual (
).
2. Turn on the LCD screen and the Information display (if not, press
DISP button).
3. Press the UP button (
4. Press the Down button (
) to zoom in on the subject.
) to zoom out.
(Auto mode)
Zoom x1.0
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(Auto mode)
Zoom In x1.8
Continuous Shutter Mode
The camera will record images continuously at a speed of
approximately 3 images every 2 seconds.
1. Turn the Mode dial to Auto (
) or Manual (
2. Press the Continuous Mode button(
3. Be sure that the (
).
) .
) appears on the LCD monitor, then press
the shutter button.
To cancel the Continuous Mode function
Press the Continuous Mode button (
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) again.
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Setting the Self-Timer
When you use the self-timer function, the subject is recorded 2 or 10 seconds
after pressing the shutter button depending on the setting option you select.
1. Turn the Mode dial to Auto (
) or Manual (
2. Press the Self-Timer button (
) to choose the setting.
).
The icons will appear on the right hand side of the LCD.
Self-Timer Options:
OFF
-
Turns self-timer off (no icon appears).
-
2 SEC.(Press Self-Timer one time)
Indicates a countdown of two seconds.
-
10 SEC.
Indicates a countdown of ten seconds.
3. Be sure that the
(2 sec.) or
(10 sec.) icon appears on the
LCD monitor, then press Shutter button.
4. The Self-Timer lamp will flash in red when you press shutter button.
NOTE: The self-timer feature is automatically disabled after use. To
use this feature for another picture, please follow the steps above.
NOTE: The self-timer feature cannot be used in conjunction with the
continuous shutter mode.
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Recording Video images
You can record video clips with audio.
1. Turn the Mode dial to Video (
).
2. Press and release the shutter button to start video recording.
Recording length (Sec.)
This red spot flashes while recording.
3. Press the shutter button again to stop recording.
* The following message will appear when the memory becomes full:
MEMORY FULL, DELETE UNNEEDED IMAGE".
Adjusting the exposure and white balance before recording
Please refer to page 20.
NOTE:
·
·
In Video mode, the resolution is set to 320x240 pixels.
There are no zoom functions in Video Recording
Mode.
·
·
Be careful not to touch the microphone while recording.
The maximum length of individual video recording will
depend on the memory space. The recording will end
automatically when the storage memory becomes full.
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Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode
Function
Mode
EXPOSURE
Exposure Compensation
Valve: -2.0 ~ +2.0
WHITE
BALANCE
RESOLUTION
QUALITY
Auto
Manual
Video
X
AUTO
X
DAYLIGHT
X
SHADE
X
TUNGSTEN
X
FLUORESCENT
X
BLACK&WHITE
X
2048 X 1536
X
1600 X 1200
X
1024 X 768
X
640 X 480
X
FINE
X
NORMAL
X
ECONOMY
X
DATE&TIME
BEEP
SET UP
POWER SAVE
QUICK VIEW
TV OUT
LANGUAGE
FORMAT
Flash
Auto
X
Red-Eye Reduction
X
Off
X
Fill
X
Continuous
Shutting
Self-Timer
X
X
Digital Zoom
X
: Available
X : Not Available
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Reviewing Your Pictures and Videos
Viewing Pictures
You can view pictures and images in Playback mode.
). The LCD screen displays
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback (
the last recorded image.
Images being reviewed were
recorded in the camera's
internal memory.
Images being reviewed were
recorded on the SD card.
NOTE: If an SD card is inside the camera while in Playback Mode,
only the pictures on the SD card will be displayed. Remove the SD
card to review pictures in the internal memory.
2. Use the RIGHT/LEFT button (
) to view different pictures.
/
NOTE:
).
·
To view video clips, press the PLAY button(
·
Press the STOP button (
·
If you press STOP while the video is playing, the video
will return to the first image.
) to stop the video.
Viewing Thumbnail Pictures
You can view up to 9 images at a time by using the THUMBNAIL function (
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode (
).
2. The LCD screen displays the last recorded image.
3. Press
button twice to enter thumbnail mode.
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Zooming the Displayed Image
When viewing a single image in Playback Mode, you can magnify the image
you selected. The scale of magnification is x1.0 ~ x4.0.
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode.
2. Magnify the image to the desired scale of magnification by using
the UP button (
).
3. Press the DOWN button (
) to zoom back to the original full
sized image.
If an image is magnified, the
ratio indicator will be displayed
on the left hand side of the LCD.
View different areas of the magnified image.
1. Press the SET button. The four-way arrow directors will appear on
the LCD screen.
2. Press the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT buttons to view different
areas of the image.
3. Press the SET button again to return to the magnify function.
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Deleting Pictures
You can delete a single or all images while in Playback mode(
).
Deleting a Single Image
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode(
).
2. Press the MENU button. Use the UP/DOWN buttons to toggle
between SINGLE and ALL.
3. Press the SET button to make your selection.
4. Use the UP/DOWN button to highlight the
icon and return to the
menu and not delete the image. Press SET to return to the “DELETE
MENU”. Press the down button to highlight the delete icon (
5. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
Deleting All Unprotected Images
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode(
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).
).
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2. Press MENU button.
3. Press the UP/DOWN button to toggle between the options.
4. Press the SET button. Use the UP/DOWN buttons to toggle
between CANCEL and YES.
5. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
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Protecting Pictures against Deletion
Protect or unprotect a single image
1.
Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode (
).
2. Scroll to the picture you would like to protect.
3.
Press the MENU button and use the RIGHT button (
) to
toggle to the PROTECT function.
4.
Highlight SINGLE and press the SET button.
5.
Press SET button again to confirm your selection.
6.
To unprotect the image, press the SET button again.
NOTE:
1. Be sure that the PROTECT icon (
) appears after your setting.
2. Use the LEFT/RIGHT button to scroll to the next image.
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Protect or unprotect all images
1. Follow procedure 1, 2, and 3 in ‘Protect or unprotect a single image’.
2.
Highlight ALL and press the SET button.
3.
Press the UP/DOWN button to highlight ON or OFF.
4.
Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
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Running a Slide Show
View your pictures on the camera LCD screen by using the Slide Show feature.
The pictures appear for a period of 5 or 10 seconds depending on the option
you choose.
1.
Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode (
2.
The last picture taken appears on the LCD screen.
3.
Press the MENU button and use the RIGHT button to scroll to
“SLIDE SHOW “ (
4.
).
).
Press the UP/DOWN button to choose the number of seconds
you would like the pictures to appear on the LCD screen.
Time-settings are as follows:
OFF
– The Slide Show feature default sets as OFF.
5 sec. – The pictures will appear on LCD screen for a period of 5 seconds.
10 sec. – The pictures will appear on LCD screen for a period of 10 seconds.
5.
Press the SET button to confirm your selection and start to run
the slide show.
Note:
1. You may stop the slide show by pressing any button.
2.
The slide show will continue to run as long as there is power
supply.
3.
For continued use, it is recommended that you use AC power.
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Reviewing Your Pictures and Videos
Copying Flash Memory Images to a Memory Card
Copy all images currently in the camera’s internal memory to a memory
card.
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode (
).
2. Press the MENU button
3. Press the RIGHT button to select to “COPY TO CARD”(
).
4. Use the UP/DOWN button to select NO or YES.
5. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
- This starts the copy operation.
- After all the images are copied to the card, the message “COPY
COMPLETE” appears on the camera LCD screen.
Note:
- When Copying images on to the SD card, the images you copy
will not be deleted from the internal memory.
- You cannot copy the images from the memory card to the
camera's internal memory.
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Reviewing Your Pictures and Videos
Formatting the Memory Card or Internal Memory
1. Turn the Mode dial to Playback mode (
).
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Press the RIGHT button to scroll to ìFORMATî(
).
4. Use UP/DOWN button to select NO or YES.
5. Press the SET button to confirm your selection.
YES ñ Formats the memory.
NO ñ Cancels formatting operation.
- This starts the FORMATTING operation.
- After the memory storage is formatted, the message ìNO IMAGEî
appears on the camera LCD screen.
Note:
The data deleted by a format operation cannot be recovered. When
performing the format operation with an SD card inserted in the camera,
only the images on the SD card will be permanently lost. When performing
the fromat operation without an SD card inserted in the camera, only
images in the camera's internal memory will be permanently lost.
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Setting Your Camera for Printing
Setting Your Camera for Printing
Folders and Files
Your camera automatically creates a directory of folders in it's internal
memory or on the memory card to store images.
Folders
A folder is created automatically whenever you shoot the first image
on a particular date. The name assigned to the folder is based on the
current date, as described below.
Example: Folder created on Sep. 20, which is the 100th folder on the
memory card.
100_0920
Day
Month
Under Line
Serial Number
Files
Each folder can contain up to 9,999 image files. If you try to save the
10,000th picture to a folder, the camera automatically creates a new
folder and stores the image in the new folder. The name assigned to
the file is based on the current date, as described below.
Example: 28th image taken on Nov. 20.
11200028.JPG
Extension File Name
Serial Number
Day
Month
Note:
The actual number of files you will be able to store on a memory card
depends on the capacity of the card, and image quality settings.
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Setting Your Camera for Printing
DPOF Print Settings
On your SD card, select which image or images you want to print and the
number of copies. This is convenient for printing on printers with the
DPOF function or at any print service.
SD Card
DPOF
The letters “DPOF” stand for “ Digital Print Order Format,” which is a
format for recording on a memory card or other medium. You can
print on a DPOF-compatible printer or at a professional print service
from the memory card in accordance with the file name and
number of copies recorded on the cards.
Print Order Setting
1. Turn the Mode dial to PLAY mode(
).
2. Use the RIGHT/LEFT button to select the image you want to
print.
3. Press the Menu button.
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Setting Your Camera for Printing
4. Press the RIGHT button to toggle to PRINT ORDER.
5. Select either SINGLE or ALL. Press the SET button to confirm
your selection.
DPOF Options:
Copies - Specify the number of copies to be printed.
DATE
Use the UP/DOWN button to choose the numbers.
- Insert a date stamp into the image.
Use UP/DOWN button to choose ON/OFF.
Press RIGHT button Press LEFT button
Scroll forward to the next image.
Scroll back to the previous image.
Resetting the Print Order Setting
The Reset feature clears all print selections and resets COPIES to
“00” , and the DATE to “OFF”.
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Setting Your Camera for Printing
PRINT Image Matching
This camera supports PRINT Image Matching. Images recorded with this
feature include information about the mode setting, camera setup, etc.
When you print an image on a printer that supports PRINT Image Matching,
the printer reads this data and adjusts the printed image accordingly. See the
documentation that came with your printer for full details about PRINT Image
Matching.
* PRINT Image Matching is a term for the print command that is embedded
in the header file of the image created by the Digital Camera. It contains
color setting and image parameter information.
* SEIKO EPSON Corporation holds the copyright for PRINT Image Matching.
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Installing the Software
Installing the Driver & Software
Note: You do not need to install the drivers if you are running Windows,ME, 2000 or XP.
Please go to the "Installing the Software" section.
Note to Mac users: You do not need to install drivers or software to transfer pictures.
Please see "Downloading Images to a Computer" for instructions.
Installing the Driver
Installing Camera Drivers (Windows 98/98SE)
If your operating system is Windows 98/98SE:
1. Insert the CD into your PC CD-ROM drive. Make sure that
your camera is not connected to the computer.
2. A red check mark appears on the left side of each installaiton
choice. Remove all checks except the one for the camera
driver by clicking on the checks next to each choice.
3. Click on install.
4. Follow the on-screen instructions. After the installation has finished,
reboot your computer. You are now ready to install the software.
NOTE:
If your system requires a manual installation: Click Run, type “(the
CD-ROM drive):/install.exe”, then click OK.
Follow the directions that follow to install all the software.
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Installing the Software
Installing the Software (Windows Users)
You may choose to skip the software installation procedure if you already
have photo editing software loaded on your computer or if you would like
to transfer pictures without editing them.
Please refer to the Downloading Images section for instructions on transferring
pictures to you computer.
If your operating system is Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP:
1. Insert CD into your PC CD-ROM drive.Make sure that
your camera is not connected to the computer.
2. Click on Photo Studio, Movie Studio, Video Conferencing and
Panorama tools. A red check mark should appear in the circle next
to each option. Camera Driver does not need to be checked.
3. Click on install.
1. Click the MGI PhotoSuite 4 SE menu on autorun frame.
2. A Welcome window will be displayed.
Click [Next>] to move to the next step.
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Installing the Software
3. The Software License Agreement window will be displayed.
If you agree to this, click [YES], the window will then move to the
next step. If you disagree, click [NO] and the install program will
be canceled.
4. Click Next to continue the installation.
5. Select Destination Location. Click on Next
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Installing the Software
6. We suggest creating a shortcut on your desktop by selecting this
option. Click Next to continue the installation.
7. Click Next to continue the installation.
8. Start Copying Files window will displayed.
Click [Next>] to start installation.
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Installing the Software
9. Wait while the software is installed.
10. Click Finish to complete the the setup.
11. Click Continue.
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Installing the Software
12.Click Cancel if you would like to complete the registration at a later
date. If you would like to register now, complete the registration form
and click Register.
13. Select "Yes, I will restart my computer".
MGI Video Wave will install next. Follow the on screen instructions.
After the installation has finished, choose YES when asked to restart.
Photo Vista will install next. Follow the on screen instructions. After
the installation has finished, choose YES when asked to restart.
NOTE:
If your system requires a manual installation: Click Run, type “(the
CD-ROM drive):/install.exe”, then click OK.
Using MGI PhotoSuite 4 SE
1. Click Start> Programs> MGI PhotoSuite 4> MGI PhotoSuite 4.
2. This will open the MGI PhotoSuite software to edit, crop and print
your pictures.
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Connecting Your Camera
Connecting your camera
Viewing Images on a TV Set
Images displayed on the camera’s monitor screen can also be displayed on
a television screen.
1. Use the video cable to connect the camera to the TV set as shown.
2. Adjust your television set so that you obtain video input.
3. Normal playback and recording functions are available.
NOTE:
The camera LCD screen turns off automatically during video output.
Selecting the Video Output Signal Mode
Your camera supports both NTSC (used in U.S., Japan, and other
countries) and PAL (used in Europe and other areas) video output
signal systems. Plese refer to Page 14 for instructions on how to
change your Video output signal to the correct setting.
Downloading Images to a Computer
There are two ways to download images taken with the camera to a computer.
-
Connect the camera to a computer via the USB cable.
-
Directly from the SD card.
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Connecting Your Camera
After installing the supplied software, download images automatically
by simply connecting the camera to a computer with the supplied
USB cable.
Downloading Images Directly from a SD card
1. Eject the SD card from the camera, and inset it into a SD card
reader which is connected to the computer.
If you are using a PC card reader, first insert the SD card into a
PC card adapter, and then insert the PC card adapter into the
computer’s PC card reader.
2. Double-click the icon of the drive with the SD card.
3. Copy images from the card into a folder of your choice on the
hard disk.
Connecting the Camera to a Computer via USB Cable (Windows Users)
1. Make sure that you install the software and driver that comes on
the CD-ROM first.
2. Connect the supplied USB cable to the computer’s USB port.
Please refer to your computer manual for information regarding
the USB port location.
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Connecting Your Camera
3. Turn on your camera.
When the connection to the computer is complete, the LCD screen
turns off.
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Connecting Your Camera
NOTE:
·
When you disconnect the USB cable while the camera is on,
the camera will automatically turn off.
·
It’s recommended to power the camera from a household power
outlet with an AC Adapter.
·
If you are running Windows 98, the first time the camera is
connected to the PC a message will appear on your monitor
“Unknown device”; The driver installation will finish.
4. Click on “My Computer” and a “Removable Disk” drive will be displayed.
5. Double-click the “ Removable Disk” and you will see a “DCIM” folder.
6. All the images stored in the camera are transferred to the “DCIM”
folder. If an SD card is inside the camera, only the images on the
card will be transfered.
7. You can save your pictures to any location on your hard drive.
Use the MGI software to edit your photos.
Transferring Images to a Mac
1. Set the camera to review mode.
2. Connect the supplied USB cable to the camera and the computer's USB port.
Please refer to your computer manual for information regarding the USB port location.
3. Turn on the camera.
4. The INTERNAL icon will appear on your desktop and the iPhoto screen will pop up.
You may use either iPhoto or the INTERNAL icon to acquire images.
Using iPhoto: Click on Import to transfer pictures.
Using the INTERNAL icon:
1. Click on the INTERNAL icon.
2. The DCIM folder will appear. All the images stored in the camera are transferred
to this folder. Open the folder and double click to view the images.
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Connecting Your Camera
About the memory storage you are using in this camera
Internal Memory
This camera has internal memory. If you do not insert a SD card into
the camera, all images taken will be stored in the camera's internal
memory. If you insert a SD card into the camera, the images taken
will be stored in the SD card.
Memory Card Data
Images recorded with this camera and other data are stored on the
memory card using DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) protocol.
DCF protocol is designed for image and other data exchange between
digital cameras and other devices.
DCF Protocol
DCF Protocol defines the format for image file data and the directory
structure for the memory card. Images taken by a DCF camera,
can be viewed in other DCF cameras as well.
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Reference
Reference
LED Indicator Reference Chart
Status
Camera is ready
Error Message
LED
ALWAYS
ON
UNIT: 100ms
ON
OFF
Green
Red
Strobe Charge (not ready)
Orange
2
3
Power On Status
Green
2
2
Capture
(including burst, AVI)
Green
2
3
Playback Picture
Green
3
3
F/W Update (Test Mode)
Self-timer
2
3
Erase All (Test Mode)
Green
2
3
Delete Single
Green
2
3
Protect All
Green
2
3
Slide Show (Read Image)
Green
3
3
When AE is locked &
strobe is ready, if strobe in
Fill, Auto and Red-Eye
Reduction mode.
Orange
Self-time capture 10 sec.
1~6 sec.
Self-timer
5
5
7~8 sec.
Self-timer
2
2
9~10 sec.
Self-timer
1
1
Self-time capture 2 sec.
Self-timer
1
1
Power Saving
Green
10
10
O : Available
X : Not Available
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Video
Playback
Auto
Manual
USB
Reference
Message
UNIT: 100ms
LED
ON
OFF
Door Open
Red
2
2
Battery Empty
Red
2
3
Busy (into thumbnail,
delete all...)
Green
3
3
Formatting
Green
3
3
No Card
Red
2
3
Copying
Green
3
3
Copy Error
Red
2
3
Not Enough Memory
in Card
Red
2
3
Protect (When do "delete
single" to a protected file)
Red
2
3
Protect All (When do "delete
all" to all protected file)
Red
2
3
No Image (delete single,
delete all into, delete,
protect, slide show, print
order) when acting above
actions, if no image
desplayed, LED will light.
Red
2
3
Copy to Card
Troubleshooting
Problem
Power does not turn on.
Cause
Action
- Reload batteries in the correct
- Batteries are loaded in wrong
direction.
dirction.
- Replace the batteries.
- Batteries are dead.
- Make sure the battery cover is
- The battery cover is open.
closed securely.
- Turn the mode dial to Auto
mode, Manual mode or Video
mode.
- The model dial is set to
- Wait until the flash charges.
Playback mode.
- Insert a new SD card.
The camera does not take pictures. - The flash is charging.
- Delete images you no longer
- Memory is full.
- The SD card is nor formatted need.
- Format the card correctly.
correctly.
- The card may be defective.
Insert a new card.
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Reference
Problem
Image does not record when
the shutter button is pressed.
Cause
- The mode dial is set to
Playback mode.
- Flash is charging.
- Memory is full.
Action
- Turn the mode dial to Auto
mode or Manual mode.
- Wait until the flash finishes
charging.
- Delete images you no longer
need.
- The camera was moving
when you took images.
Images are blurry or unfocused. - The subject was out of
focus range.
- Hold the camera steady when
shooting.
- Be sure that there is at least
80cm between the camera
lens and the subject.
- Press the shutter button halfway
and align the auto focus mark on
the subject. When the focus is
locked, the auto focus mark turns
green. Further depress the
shutter button to take the picture.
Recorded images are not
saved in memory
Camera powers off before
the save operation has
completed.
If the low-battery indicator
appears on the camera LCD
screen, replace batteries with a
full set of new ones.
Images are not displayed.
A memory card with non-DCF
images recorded with another
camera is loaded in the
camera.
This camera can not display
non-DCF images.
The flash doesn't fire.
The flash mode is set to Off.
Set the flash to any other mode
except Off.
Image not showing on TV.
- There is a problem with the
camera-TV connection.
- Incorrect video system
setting.
- Please use the attached video
cable to connect the camera
to the TV correctly.
- Set the video system to the
appropriate setting, NTSC or
PAL for your TV
Cannot transfer images after
connecting to a computer with
USB cable.
- USB driver is not installed.
- Camera is turned off.
- Install the USB driver before
you connect the camera to a
PC.
- Turn on the camera.
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Reference
Specifications
Sensor
3.3 Mega Pixels CCD (effective number of pixels approx.
Lens
F 3.1
Built-In ViewFinder
Optical ViewFinder
Focus
Auto Focus
Focus Range
20cm~Infinity
ISO/ASA Sensitivity
Auto
LCD Display
1.5” TFT panel with LED back light
Still Image Resolution
Large: 2048x1536, Medium 1:1600x1200,
3.1million)
Medium 2:1024x768, Small: 640x480
Video Resolution
320x240
Still Image Quality
Fine:
5X-compression rate
Normal: 8X-compression rate
Economy: 12X-compression rate
Exposure Meter
Multi-pattern TTL AE
Exposure Control
Auto
Auto Exposure Range: -2EV to +2EV in 1/3 steps
Shutter Control
Mechanical Shutter
Digital Zoom
Preview Mode: ~X3 continuous 0.2X/step
Playback Mode: ~X4 continuous, 0.1X/step
Digital Zoom (Video mode) N/A
Image File Format
Still & Burst: EXIF 2.1 compatible format (JPEG
Compression)
DCF compatible. Support DPOF, PIM
Still Capture Mode
Single Mode, Burst Mode: 3 pictures per shot
White Balance
Auto/Manual (5 modes in manual selection: daylight/
shade/ tungsten/ fluorescent/ black & white)
Burst
3 pictures/shot
Picture Storage
On-board flash memory: 16MB
External: SD memory card
Microphone
Built-In
Sound Feedback
Speaker
Communication Interface
USB 1.1
Self-Timer
2 steps, 2/10 sec. with Beep sound
Playback Mode
Single/ 9 Thumbnail pictures
Video & Audio Out
Yes, NTSC/PAL
Power Supply
AAx2 (1.5V Alkaline, or 1.2V, NiCd and Ni-MH
Rechargeable), CRV3
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Reference
DC Input: +3.3V DC adapter
Dimension
Camera body: 97.5x64.5x36 mm
Weight
Camera body without battery and card: 175g
* Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.
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