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CW450
Digital Camera
Quick Start Guide
For more details about the camera operation and troubleshooting, please read the
User Manual located on the CDROM disc included with your camera or visit
http://www.hp.com/support and download it for the camera support page.
Getting Started
Attach the Camera Strap
To reduce the risk of dropping the camera, it is strongly
recommended to attach and use the provided camera strap
Inserting the Batteries
Follow these instructions to insert the batteries into the battery/memory card
compartment.
1. If the batteries are already installed, make sure to
power off the camera before removing and inserting
recharged or new batteries.
2. Open the battery/memory card compartment at
the bottom of the camera as illustrated.
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3. Insert the batteries into the compartment with
correct orientation as illustrated.
4. Close and secure the battery/memory card compartment.
Inserting an SD/SDHC Memory Card
It is highly recommended that the camera storage is expanded by inserting a SD or SDHC
memory card. These memory cards are available at most consumer store and online
locations.
1. Make sure to power off the camera before proceeding.
Inserting the memory card while powered on may damage
the card and camera.
2. Open the Battery/memory card compartment at the
bottom of the camera.
3. Insert the SD/SDHC card into the memory card slot with
the metallic connectors facing the front side of the camera
as illustrated below.
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4. Push the SD/SDHC card into the memory slot until it clicks into place. If the card
does not click into place, repeat the previous step to ensure proper orientation.
5. Close the Battery/memory card compartment.
To remove the SD/SDHC card
1. Make sure to power off the camera before proceeding.
Removing the memory card while powered on may damage
the card and camera.
2. Open the battery/memory card compartment.
3. Gently push the card until it clicks and pushes our of
position.
4. Carefully pull out the card.
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Camera Views
Front View
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1. Flash
2. Self-timer LED / AF Assist Lamp
3. Lens
4. Microphone
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Back View
5. LCD display screen
6. Zoom buttons
7. LED indicator
8. Menu button
9. Function / Delete button
10.OK button / 4-way navigation control
11.Mode Selector Switch
Photo Mode
Video Mode
Playback Mode
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Top View
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12.Stabilizer button
13.Speaker
14.Shutter button
15.Power button
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Bottom View
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16.Tripod screw hole
17.Battery/Memory compartment door
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Left/Right View
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18.USB/TV Out
19.Strap ring
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Initial Settings
When you turn on your camera for the first time, you will be asked to do
the initial settings of your camera. First is the setup of language menu.
Specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the
LCD monitor.
Setting the Language
1. Press directional buttons to move through the selection.
2. Select a language, and then press OK button
.
Setting the Date & Time
1. Press left and right direction buttons to move through the selection.
2. Press the up and down buttons to change the value for the date and time.
3. Press OK button
when finished. This will save your date and time settings.
4. If necessary, press Menu button
to close the menu.
At this point, the camera settings are set to the default automatic mode and is ready to
take photos and videos.
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Modes Selector Switch
This camera has a three mode selector switch. The different modes are:
Photo Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
REC from scene modes.
] take photos and record audio clips by selecting Voice
Video Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
] record videos.
Playback Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
] view and edit captured images or playback videos
and audio clips.
The recording of voice memo attached to images is also available in this mode.
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Taking Photos
This camera is designed to make the experience of taking photos simple and quick. It’s
Auto mode feature will optimise the internal settings so that in most situations, it can take
photos with ease. This camera also has additional modes and features that extend the
capabilities for the more experienced user.
1. Power on the camera by pressing the Power button
2. Slide the Mode switch to Photo mode
.
.
3. Frame the shot using the focus bracket on the LCD monitor. See illustration
on the right.
4. Lightly pressing the Shutter button
down to the halfway position will start
the automatic focus and adjustments to the exposure level. When the camera has
successfully completed this automatic routine, the focus bracket will turn green. If the
automatic focus and exposure routine is not successful, the bracket will turn red. If this
occurs, simply release the shutter and repeat this step until the bracket turns green. In
some situations, lighting and contrast may be insufficient for the camera to successfully
complete the auto focus and exposure level routine. If this occurs, try better lighting.
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5. Pressing the Shutter button
down fully will take the photo. If you take the
photo when the bracket is red, the focus and exposure may not be correct.
If the shake warning icon
appears, hold the camera steadily, with your arms at your
side or use a tripod to stabilize the camera to reduce the risk of blurred photos.
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Using the Function Menu
The Function Menu is used to quickly adjust basic capture settings while in Photo and
Video mode. In Photo mode, the Function menu displays the last 6 scene modes used as
well as allow changes to be made in resolution and file compression quality settings, (EV
compensation, Auto White Balance (AWB), ISO settings, Metering, and Color mode may
be available for different scene modes). In Video mode, the function menu displays and
allows changes to be made to Video resolution setting, AWB, Metering, and Color mode.
•Press the FUNC button of your camera to launch the Function Menu.
•Press the FUNC button again to close the menu.
• The Menu bar displays the current status of the camera settings. Only the available
functions for the settings are shown as icon on the menu bar.
• The available options for each item on the menu bar are shown in the Menu options.
key to move through the menu selections then press the OK
• Use the
or
button
to save and apply the changes.
Menu Options
Menu bar
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Playback
Playback the still images, video and audio clips on the LCD screen.
Viewing in Single Navigation
The Single navigation mode displays the image one by one on the LCD monitor. To view
images/videos/audio clips, follow the steps below.
1. Slide the Mode switch to Playback mode
.
2. The LCD monitor displays an image. To understand the icons and other information on
the screen, please see “Photo Mode Screen Layout”.
Still Image
3. Use the
or
keys to view next/previous image/video/audio.
4. To play a movie or audio clip, press the OK button
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Using the Setup Menu
You can access the Setup menu whether you are in Record or Playback mode.
The Setup menu allows to configure general camera settings.
To go to Setup Menu:
1. Press Menu button
Playback Menu.
2. Use the
Setup menu.
or
to launch the Record/
keys to switch the menu tab to
or
3. Use the
menu selections.
keys to move through the
4. To select an item, press the OK button
or
key.
5. Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation control.
6. Press the OK button
to save and apply settings.
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Getting Help
Should you have a technical support question or your HP Digital Camera require service
within the warranty period, please contact the original point of purchase or an authorized
HP reseller in your country. If service is not available at those locations, please contact
an HP Branded Product warranty agent from the support contact list provided below.
A service agent will work with you to troubleshoot your issue and if necessary, issue a
Return Material Authorization (RMA) number in order to replace your HP Branded Product.
For warranty claims, you will be required to provide a copy of your original dated sales
receipt as proof of purchase and the issued RMA number. You will be responsible for
shipping charges when shipping the product to the service center. The service agent will
provide you with an address and you will also be responsible for any shipping charges
to the warranty service center. Once your product is received by this service center, a
replacement unit will be shipped back to you typically within 5 business days.
Contact/phone Support:
Language
Contact/phone Support:
simp.chinese@hpodd.com
Chinese
trad.chinese@hpodd.com
Japanese
nippon@hpodd.com
Korean
korean@hpodd.com
Deutsch
deutsch@hpodd.com
English
english@hpodd.com
Español
espanol@hpodd.com
Français
francais@hpodd.com
Italiano
italiano@hpodd.com
Nederlandsk
hollands@hpodd.com
Português
portugues@hpodd.com
Svenska
svensk@hpodd.com
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Contact/phone Support:
Country
Language
Number
Europe Region (EMEA)
België
Nederlandsk/ Deutsch
+ 32 2700 1724
Deutschland
Deutsch
+ 49 6950073896
España
Español
+ 34 914533458
France
Français
+ 33 171230454
Ireland
English
+ 353 1850882016
Italia
Italiano
+ 39 269682189
Nederland
Nederlandsk
+ 31 202015093
Schweiz
Deutsch/ Français/ Italiano
+ 41 18009686
UK
English
+ 44 2073652400
North America
United States
English
1.866.694.7633
Canada
English and French
1.866.694.7633
Country
México
Venezuela
Language
Español
Español
City
Number
Mexico City
52.55.1204.8185
Guadalajara
52.33.1031.3872
Monterrey
52.81.1107.2639
Caracas
58.212.335.4574
Colombia
Español
Perú
57.1.508.2325
Perú
Español
Lima
51.1.705.6232
Chile
Español
Santiago
55.11.5504.6633
Brasil
Argentina
Sao Paolo
55.11.5504.6633
Argentina
Español
Buenos Aires
54.11.6091.2399
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