HP | S300 | Quick start manual | HP s300 Quick Start Manual

s300
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.
Tour of Your HP Camera
Front View
1
2
1.
2.
3.
4.
3
Flash
Self-timer LED / AF Assist Lamp
Lens
Microphone
4
Back View
6
7
8
5
9
10
11
5. LCD Screen
6. Zoom Toggle
7. Menu Button
8. Function / Delete Button
9. LED Indicator
10. OK Button / 4-way Navigation Control
11. Mode Selector Switch
Photo Mode
Video Mode
Playback Mode
1
Top View
12. Power button
13. Shutter button
12
13
Bottom View
15
16
17
14. Battery/Memory card compartment
15. USB/TV Out
16. Tripod screw hole
17. Speaker
14
Left/Right View
18. Strap Ring
18
2
1. 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 Battery
Follow these instructions to insert the battery into the battery/memory card compartment.
1. If the battery are already installed, make sure to power off
the camera before removing and inserting recharged or new
battery.
2. Open the battery/memory cardcompartment at the bottom of
the camera as illustrated.
3
3. Insert the battery into the compartment with correct
orientation as illustrated. Be sure to push the battery into
position until the battery is locked into place.
4. Close and secure the battery/memory card compartment by sliding the locking button towards the
edge of the camera (as illustrated).
4
Charging the Battery by USB
The battery that comes alone with your package is not fully charged. You need to charge the battery
before using the camera.
1. Connect the camera with the USB cable as shown.
2. Connect the other end with the USB adapter and plug it
into a power outlet or with the USB port of PC directly
for charging.
2
• When the battery is charging, the LED indicator lights up.
• When the battery is fully charged, the LED indicator turns
off.
• When the battery is incorrectly charged, the LED indicator
flashes rapidly.
• When the camera is connected without the battery, the LED
indicator will not Light up.
1
The battery charging time is approximately 2 hours.
It’s not recommended to operate the camera when charging.
5
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.
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.
The 720p video recording capability of this camera requires a class 6 (High Speed)
SD/SDHC memory card.
6
- 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 cardcompartment.
3. Gently push the card until it clicks and pushes our of
position.
4. Carefully pull out the card.
7
2. Initial Settings
When the camera is powered up for the first time, please set the display language and date & time.
Setting the Language
1. Use the 4-way navigation control to move through the selections.
2. Highlight the desired language and press the OK button
to select.
Setting the Date & Time
1. Use the 4-way navigation control to move through the selections and to change the setting values.
2. Press OK button
when finished. This will save your date and time settings.
3. 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.
8
Modes
This camera has a three mode selector switch. The different modes are:
Photo Mode
• Slide the mode switch to [
] take photos and record audio clips by selecting Voice REC from scene
modes.
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.
9
3. 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.
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.
down fully will take the photo. If you take the photo when the
5. Pressing the Shutter button
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.
10
4. 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.
• Use the
or
key to move through the menu selections then press the OK button
and apply the changes.
Menu Options
Menu Bar
11
to save
5. Playback
Playback the photos, 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 camera’s LCD screen with display an image. To understand the icons and other information on
the screen, please see “Photo Mode Screen Layout “ in the electronic User Manual on the software
CD-ROM.
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
12
.
6. 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 enter the Setup Menu:
1. Press Menu button
Menu.
2. Use the
3. Use the
selections.
or
to launch the Record/Playback
keys to switch the menu tab to Setup menu.
or
keys to move through the menu
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.
13
Product Support
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
中文
Contact/phone Support:
simp.chinese@hpodd.com
trad.chinese@hpodd.com
Deutsch
deutsch@hpodd.com
Nederlands
hollands@hpodd.com
English
english@hpodd.com
Español
espanol@hpodd.com
Français
francais@hpodd.com
Italiano
italiano@hpodd.com
日本語
nippon@hpodd.com
한국어
korean@hpodd.com
Português
portugues@hpodd.com
Svenska
svensk@hpodd.com
14
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 Français
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
Bogota
57.1.508.2325
Perú
Español
Lima
51.1.705.6232
Chile
Español
Santiago
55.11.5504.6633
Brasil
Português
Sao Paolo
55.11.5504.6633
Argentina
Español
Buenos Aires
54.11.6091.2399
15
P/N: 7525C00265A
Download PDF