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Minox DC 1044 User Guide
FCC STATEMENT
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.
Note:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B digital
devices, 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 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 on a circuit different from that to which the
receiver is connected.
„ Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Use of shielded cable is required to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15
of the FCC rules.
Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise
specified in the manual. If such changes or modifications should be made, you could
be required to stop operation of the equipment.
Notice
If static electricity or electromagnetism causes data transfer to discontinue midway
(fail), restart the application or disconnect and connect the communication cable
(USB, etc.) again.
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READ THIS FIRST
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Product Information
„ Product design and specifications are subject to change without notice. This
includes primary product specifications, software, software drivers, and user’s
manual. This User Manual is a general reference guide for the product.
„ The product and accessories that come with your camera may be different from
those described in this manual. This is due to the fact that different retailers often
specify slightly different product inclusions and accessories to suit their market
requirements, customer demographics, and geographical preferences. Products
very often vary between retailers especially with accessories such as batteries,
chargers, AC adapters, memory cards, cables, pouches, and language support.
Occasionally a retailer will specify a unique product color, appearance, and
internal memory capacity. Contact your dealer for precise product definition and
included accessories.
„ The illustrations in this manual are for the purpose of explanation and may differ
from the actual design of your camera.
„ The manufacturer assumes no liability for any errors or discrepancies in this user
manual.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and understand all Warnings and Cautions before using this product.
Warnings
If foreign objects or water have entered the camera, turn the power off
and remove the battery.
Continued use might cause fire or electric shock. Consult the store of
purchase.
If the camera has fallen or its case has been damaged, turn the power
off and remove the battery.
Continued use might cause fire or electric shock. Consult the store of
purchase.
Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera.
This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask
the store of purchase.
Use the supplied AC adapter only with the indicated power supply
voltage.
Use with any other power supply voltage might cause fire or electric shock.
Do not use the camera in areas near water.
This might cause fire or electric shock. Take special care during rain, snow,
on the beach, or near the shore.
Do not place the camera on inclined or unstable surfaces.
This might cause the camera to fall or tilt over, causing damage.
Keep the battery out of the reach of children.
Swallowing the battery might cause poisoning. If the battery is accidentally
swallowed, immediately consult a physician.
Do not use the camera while you are walking, driving or riding a
motorcycle.
This might cause you to fall over or result in traffic accident.
Please use battery with complete external seals.
Do not use battery from which the seals have been damaged or removed.
This may cause leakage, explosion, or injury.
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Cautions
Insert the battery paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or –) of the
terminals.
Inserting the battery with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or
damage to the surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking.
Do not fire the flash close to anyone’s eyes.
This might cause damage to the person’s eyesight.
Do not subject the LCD monitor to impact.
This might damage the glass on the screen or cause the internal fluid to
leak. If the internal fluid enters your eyes or comes into contact with your
body or clothes, rinse with fresh water. If the internal fluid has entered your
eyes, consult a physician to receive treatment.
A camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it, strike it or use
excessive force when handling the camera.
This might cause damage to the camera.
Do not use the camera in humid, steamy, smoky, or dusty places.
This might cause fire or electric shock.
Do not remove the battery immediately after long period of continuous
use.
The battery becomes hot during use. Touching a hot battery might cause
burns.
Do not wrap the camera or place it in cloth or blankets.
This might cause heat to build up and deform the case, resulting in fire. Use
the camera in a well-ventilated place.
Do not leave the camera in places where the temperature may rise
significantly, such as inside a car.
This might adversely affect the case or the parts inside, resulting in fire.
Before you move the camera, disconnect cords and cables.
Failure to do this might damage cords and cables, resulting in fire and
electric shock.
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Notes on Battery Usage
When you use the battery, carefully read and strictly observe the Safety Instructions
and the notes described below:
„ Use only the specified battery (3.7V).
„ Avoid extremely cold environments as low temperatures can shorten the battery
life and reduce camera performance.
„ When you are using a new rechargeable battery or a rechargeable battery that has
not been used for an extended period of time (the battery that passed the expiry
date is an exception), it may affect the number of images that can be captured.
Therefore, to maximize its performance and lifetime, we recommend that you fully
charge the battery and discharge it for at least one complete cycle before use.
„ The battery may feel warm after a long period of continuous use of the camera or
the flash. This is normal and not a malfunction.
„ The camera may feel warm after a long period of continuous use. This is normal
and not a malfunction.
„ If the battery is not to be used for a long period of time, remove it from the camera
to prevent leakage or corrosion and store it after no battery power is left. Stored for
a long time in a fully charged condition, its performance may be impaired.
„ Always keep the battery terminals clean.
„ There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type.
„ Dispose of used battery according to the recycle instructions.
„ Charge the rechargeable battery fully before using for the first time.
„ To prevent short-circuiting or fire, keep the battery away from other metal objects
when carrying or storing.
This symbol mark [crossed-out wheeled bin] indicates separate collection of waste batteries in the EU countries. The batteries provided
with this product shall not be treated as household waste. Please use
the return and collection systems available in your country for the
disposal of the waste batteries.
If a chemical symbol is printed beneath the symbol mark, this
chemical symbol means that the batteries contains a heavy metal at
a certain concentration. It is indicated as follows:
Hg: mercury, Cd: cadmium, Pb: lead.
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CONTENTS
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INTRODUCTION
28 MENU OPTIONS
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Overview
Package Contents
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR
CAMERA
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Capture Menu
Video Menu
Playback Menu
Setup Menu
8 Front View
9 Rear View
10 LCD Monitor Display
35 TRANSFERRING FILES TO
YOUR COMPUTER
12 GETTING STARTED
36 USING THE CAMERA AS A PC
CAMERA
37 EDITING SOFTWARE
INSTALLATION
38 SPECIFICATIONS
39 APPENDIX
12 Preparation
13 Charging the Battery
14 Initial Settings
16 CAPTURE MODE
16 Capturing Images
17 Taking Images When the Smile
Feature Is On
18 Recording Shots into Multiple
Image Layout
19 Setting the Scene Mode
20 Setting the Panorama Mode
21 VIDEO MODE
21 Recording Video Clips
21 Playing Back Video Clips
22 PLAYBACK MODE
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Playing Back Still Images
Playback Display
Removing Red-eye
Attaching Voice Memos
DPOF Settings
Protecting Images
Erasing Images
35 Downloading Your Files
39 Possible Number of Shots
40 Troubleshooting
INTRODUCTION
Overview
Congratulations on your purchase of the new digital camera.
Capturing high-quality digital images is fast and easy with this state-of-the-art smart
camera. Equipped with a 10.0-megapixel CCD, this camera is capable of capturing
images with a resolution of up to 3648 x 2736 pixels.
Package Contents
Carefully unpack your camera and ensure that you have the following items:
Common Product Components:
„ Digital camera
„ User’s manual
„ Software CD-ROM
„ USB cable
„ AV cable
„ Camera strap
„ Camera pouch
„ Rechargeable lithium-ion battery
„ Battery charger
„ AC adapter for battery charger
Common (Optional) Accessories:
„ SD/SDHC memory card
„ Accessories and components may vary by retailer.
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA
Front View
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MODE button
Self-timer LED
ON/OFF power button
Status LED
Flash
Lens
Microphone
Zoom lever
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Rear View
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Item
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Function
8 Capture Mode
6 Video Mode
7 Playback Mode
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Shutter button
Record button
Voice memo rec.
2.
Playback
Playback
Playback
3.
Menu
Menu
Menu
4.
Focus
auto>Z>O>Q
Focus
auto>O>Q
next 10th image
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Flash
Auto>a>d>c>`>_
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Self-timer
Off>f>g>h
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Compensation
s>P
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Set
9.
-Self-timer
Off>f>g
previous 10th image
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Set
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Next image
Previous image
Set
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Delete
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LCD Monitor Display
Capture mode
1. Zoom status
2. Flash mode
[Blank]Auto Flash
[a] Forced Flash
[d] Flash Off
[c] Red-eye Reduction
[`] Slow Sync
[_] Pre-flash
3. Battery condition
[l] Full battery power
[o] Medium battery
power
[n] Low battery power
[m] No battery power
4. Storage media
[r] Internal memory
(no card)
[q] SD/SDHC
memory card
5. [
] Histogram
6. Main focus area
7. Image quality
[y] Fine
[x] Standard
[w] Economy
8. Image size resolution
[p] 3648 x 2736
[l] 2816 x 2112
[i] 2272 x 1704
[f] 1600 x 1200
[x] 640 x 480
9. Available number of
shots
10. ISO
[Blank] Auto
[:] ISO 64
[5] ISO 100
[7] ISO 200
[9] ISO 400
[0] ISO 800
[;] ISO 1600
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11. Self-timer icon
[f] 2 sec.
[g] 10 sec.
[h] 10+2 sec.
12. Date and time
13. [s] Exposure
compensation
[P] Backlight correction
(Adjust exposure value
with the e / f buttons)
14. Capture mode icon
[Blank] Single
[T] Continuous
[U] AEB
[-]Album Shot
[/] Burst
[.] Cont.flash
[+] Pre-Shot
[,]Coupl. Shot
15. Slow shutter warning
16. White balance
[Blank] Auto
[$] Incand.
[&] Fluoresc.1
[*] Fluoresc.2
[%] Daylight
[#] Cloudy
[(] Manual WB
17. Focus setting
[Blank] Auto focus
[Z] Face detection
[O] Macro
[Q] Infinity
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18. Scene mode
[W] Smile Shot
[t] Anti-shake
[T] Panorama
[Q] Portrait Man
[R] Portrait Lady
[N] Landscape
[F] Sports
[B] Night Portrait
[C] Night Scene
[G] Candlelight
[H] Fireworks
[M] Text
[K] Sunset
[I] Sunrise
[E] Splash Water
[J] Flow Water
[X] Snow
[S] Beach
[D] Pets
[L] Nautral Green
[N] User Setting
Video mode [B]
1. Zoom status
2. Flash mode
3. Battery condition
4. Storage media
5. Main focus area
6. Video quality
7. Video resolution
8. Available recording time/Elapsed time
9. Self-timer icon
10. Date and time
11. Focus setting
12. Mode icon
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Playback mode [7] - Still image playback
1. Voice memo
2. Battery condition
3. Storage media
4. Histogram
5. Image quality
6. ISO
7. Image size resolution
8. File number
9. Folder number
10. Date and time
11. Exposure value
12. Aperture value
13. Shutter speed value
14. DPOF icon
15. Protect icon
16. Mode icon
Playback mode [7] - Video playback
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Video status bar
Elapsed time
File number
Folder number
Play mode
Mode icon
Protect icon
Total recorded time
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GETTING STARTED
Preparation
1. Attach the camera strap.
2. Open the battery/memory card cover.
3. Insert the supplied battery with correct orientation
as shown.
4. Insert an SD/SDHC memory card (Optional).
„ The camera has 32MB internal memory
(approx. 28MB available for image storage),
but you can load an SD/SDHC memory card to
expand the camera’s memory capacity.
„ Be sure to format the memory card with this
camera before its initial usage.
5. Close the battery/memory card cover and make sure
it is locked securely.
„ To prevent valuable data from being accidentally erased from an
SD/SDHC memory card, you can slide the write protect tab (on
the side of the SD/SDHC memory card) to “LOCK”.
„ To save, edit, or erase data on an SD/SDHC memory card,
you must unlock the card.
„ To prevent damaging of an SD/SDHC memory card, be sure
to turn off the power when inserting or removing the SD/SDHC
memory card. If inserting or removing the SD/SDHC memory
card with the power on, the camera will automatically turn off.
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Charging the Battery
Charge the battery fully with the supplied battery charger before use.
1. Insert the battery into the battery charger.
2. Connect the power cord to the charger and
insert the plug into a wall outlet.
„ The status LED on the charger lights red
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when charging has started and lights
green when charging is completed. The
LED also lights green if no battery is
inserted into the charger.
„ Charging time varies according to the
ambient temperature and the status of battery.
„ Remove the battery after charging is completed.
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„ The battery may feel warm after it has been charged or immediately after being used. This is
normal and not a malfunction.
„ When using the camera in cold areas, keep the camera and battery warm by holding them inside
your outer clothes.
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Initial Settings
Setting the Date and Time
The date/time needs to be set if and when:
„ The camera is turned on for the first time.
„ The camera is turned on after leaving the camera without the battery for an
extended period of time.
When the date and time information is not displayed on the LCD monitor, follow these
steps to set the correct date and time.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8] or [B]; or press
the [7] button.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Select [Setup] with the f button.
4. Select [Date/Time] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
5. Select the date format with the c / d buttons,
and press the SET button.
„ Select the item’s field with the e / f buttons
and adjust the value for the date and time
with the c / d buttons.
„ The time is displayed in 24-hour format.
„ After confirming all settings are correct, press
the SET button.
6. To exit from the [Setup] menu, press the MENU
button.
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Choosing the Language
Specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the LCD
monitor.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8] or [B]; or press
the [7] button.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Select [Setup] menu with the f button.
4. Select [Language] with the c / d buttons and
press the SET button.
5. Select the displayed language with the c / d
buttons and press the SET button.
„ The setting will be stored.
Formatting the Memory Card or Internal Memory
This utility formats the internal memory (or memory card) and erases all stored images
and data.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8] or [B]; or press
the [7] button.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Select [Setup] menu with f button.
4. Select [Format] with the c / d buttons, then
press the SET button.
5. Select [Execute] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
„ To cancel formatting, select [Cancel] and
press the SET button.
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CAPTURE MODE
Capturing Images
Your camera is equipped with a 3.0" full color TFT LCD monitor to help you compose
images, playback recorded images/video clips or adjust menu settings.
1. Press the ON/OFF button to turn the power on.
„ The status LED lights green and the camera is initiated.
2. Toggle the MODE button to [8].
3. Compose your image in the LCD monitor.
„ Slide the zoom lever to =/X side to zoom in on the subject, and enlarges the
subject on the LCD monitor.
„ Slide the zoom lever to >/Y side to zoom out on the subject, and provides a
wider angle image.
4. Press the shutter button.
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„ Pressing the shutter button down halfway
2
automatically focuses and adjusts the
exposure, and pressing the shutter button
down fully captures the images.
„ The focus area frame turns green when the
camera is in focus and the exposure is
calculated.
„ When the focus is not suitable, the frame of
the focus area turns red.
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Taking Images When the Smile Feature Is On
With the camera’s new “smile detection” function, this camera detects smiles so you do
not miss those special moments in life.
1. Toggle the MODE button until the scene mode
selection screen appears.
2. Select [Smile Shot] with the e / f buttons, and
press the SET button.
3. Compose the image, and press the shutter button
down fully.
4. Once the camera detects a smile, it will
automatically capture 3 images (by default, the flash
mode setting is set to d).
„ If the flash mode setting is changed to a, the
camera will only capture an image after it detects
a smile.
„ When capturing group shots (if the number of
people is more than 1), the camera will
automatically capture the image(s) when it
detects two smiles. The number of shots taken
depends on the flash mode setting.
„ If the camera does not detect a smile within 5
seconds, the camera returns to preview display.
„ Press the shutter button once again to reactivate
this function.
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Recording Shots into Multiple Image Layout
The Album Shot mode enables you to easily record images and combine three shots into a
single image.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8].
2. Press the MENU button, and select the [Function] menu with the f buttons.
3. Select [Capture Md.] with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
4. Select [Album Shot] with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
5. Press the MENU button.
6. Press the shutter button to capture the first image.
7. Press the shutter button again to capture the second and third images.
„ The camera returns to normal preview display by pressing the d button. Press the d
button again to switch back to album shot preview display.
„ This shot can only be recorded if there are 3 shots recorded in each of the available
frames.
Recording Shots using Face Detection Technology
Face Detection Technology can identify and focus on the human faces in the image. This
advanced function simultaneously detects up to 5 human faces regardless of their position in
the scene.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8].
2. Toggle the OZ button until [Z] icon appears on the LCD monitor.
„ The white frame is identified as the “top priority” face (main focus frame), and gray
ones around the other faces.
3. Press the shutter button halfway down to lock the focus.
„ The main focus frame simultaneously turns green.
„ If the “top priority” face is out of focus, all frames will be disappeared from the screen.
4. Press the shutter button down fully to capture your image.
„ Subjects that are not suitable with this function:
a. A person wearing glasses, sunglasses, or face covered with hat or hair.
b. A person turning sideways.
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Setting the Scene Mode
By simply selecting one of the following 21 modes, you can capture the image with the
most appropriate settings.
1. Toggle the MODE button until the scene mode
selection screen appears.
2. Select the desired scene mode with the e / f
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buttons, and press the SET button.
3. Compose the image and press the shutter button.
The table below will help you choose the appropriate scene mode:
Scene mode
Description
W Smile Shot
Select this mode to automatically capture an image when a smiling
face is detected.
n Anti-Shake
This mode minimizes the influences of hand shaking when you want
to capture an image.
T Panorama
Select this mode when you want to capture a series of shots then
stitch them together with software to make a single photo.
QPortrait Man
Select this mode when you want to capture an image that makes a
man stand out against a blurred background.
RPortrait Lady
Select this mode when you want to capture an image that makes a
lady stand out against a blurred background.
l Landscape
Select this mode when you want to capture an image with infinity
focus, hard sharpness and high saturation.
l Sports
Select this mode when you want to capture fast-moving subjects.
g Night Portrait Select this mode when you want to capture people with an evening or
night scene background.
h Night Scene
Select this mode when you want to capture dark scenes such as night
views.
c Candlelight
Select this mode when you want to capture photos of candlelit scene,
without spoiling the ambience.
d Fireworks
Select this mode when you want to capture fireworks clearly with
optimal exposure. The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a
tripod is recommended.
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Scene mode
Description
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Select this mode when you want to capture an image that contains
black and white subjects like printed documents.
e Sunset
Select this mode when you want to capture a sunset. This mode
helps keep the deep hues in the scene.
m Sunrise
Select this mode when you want to capture a sunrise. This mode
helps keep the deep hues in the scene.
k Splash Water Select this mode when you want to capture photos of splashing water.
e Flow Water
Select this mode when you want to capture the soft flowing water.
_ Snow
Select this mode when you want to capture clear snow scenes
without darkened subjects and bluish tint.
S Beach
Select this mode when you want to capture bright beach scenes and
sunlit water surfaces.
a Pets
Select this mode when you want to capture your pets. Shoot from
their eye level.
L Nautral Green Select this mode when you want to capture the green scenery
background such as forest. This mode helps to brighten the colors.
\ User Setting
This mode allows you to manually set your favorite parameters and
these settings will be memorized.
Setting the Panorama Mode
This mode is designed to make it easier to take a series of shots then stitch them
together with software to make a single image. You can capture a photographic subject
that won’t fit into a single frame, such as a landscape, and stitch it together later with a
program such as Panorama Maker application.
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4.
Toggle the MODE button until the scene mode selection screen appears.
Select [Panorama] with the e / f buttons, and press the SET button.
Select the photographic direction with the e / f buttons.
Shoot the first image.
„ The next image appears beside the previous image.
5. Orient the camera so that the second frame overlaps a small portion of the
photographic subject of the first image and press the shutter button to capture the
next image.
6. Follow the same steps to capture subsequent images in the sequence.
7. Finish the sequence by pressing the MENU button or switch to another mode after
the last image has been recorded.
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VIDEO MODE
Recording Video Clips
This mode allows you to record video clips at a resolution of VGA 640 x 480 / QVGA 320 x
240 pixels.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [B].
2. Compose the image.
3. Press the shutter button.
„ The recording of the video clip will start.
„ Pressing the shutter button one more time will end the recording of the video clip.
„ The recording time depends on the storage size and the subject of the image to be
recorded.
„ The zoom function cannot be used during video recording.
„ When recording a video clip, the flash and "10+2 sec." self-timer function cannot be used.
„ If the write speed of your SD/SDHC memory card is not fast enough for recording video clips in
the currently selected quality, the video recording will stop. In this case, select a video quality
lower than the current one.
Playing Back Video Clips
You can play back recorded video clips on the camera.
1. Press the [7] button.
„ The last image appears on the screen.
2. Select the desired video clip with the e / f buttons.
3. Press the SET button.
„ A press of the f / e buttons during playback allows fast forward play / fast reverse
play.
„ To stop video playback, press the d button.
This stops playback and returns to the start of the video clip.
„ To pause video playback, press the SET button.
This pauses video playback.
To cancel pause, press the SET button again.
„ Video clips cannot be displayed rotated or enlarged.
„ Windows Media Player or QuickTime Player is recommended to play back the video clip on your
computer.
„ QuickTime Player is a free media player available at www.apple.com; and compatible with Mac
and Windows computers.
„ For more information about the operation of the media player, refer to its respective help
documentation.
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PLAYBACK MODE
Playing Back Still Images
You can play back the still images on the LCD monitor.
1. Press the [7] button.
„ The last image appears on the screen.
2. The images can be displayed in forward or
reverse sequence with the e / f buttons.
„ To view the previous image, press the e
button.
„ To view the next image, press the f button.
„ Slide the zoom lever to =/X side enlarges
thei mage.
„ To return to normal magnification, slide the
zoom lever to >/Y side.
„ An [B] icon is displayed with the video data. Video clips cannot be rotated.
„ An [a] icon is displayed with images which have an audio memo recorded.
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Playback Display
This function allows you to search quickly for the image that you want and playback
images on the LCD monitor sequentially.
1. Press the [7] button.
2. Press the c button to display the next 10th
image.
„ If the 1st image taken is displayed, press the
c button to playback the 11th image taken.
Press the c button again to playback the 21th
image taken and so forth.
3. Press the d button to display the previous 10th
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image.
4. Press and hold the e / f button to display the previous or next images automatically
in sequential order.
„ Release the e / f button if you wish to stop the automatic playback.
„ If the total number of images is less than 10, press the d button jumps to the first image and
press the c button jumps to the last image.
„ Video clips will be displayed with an [S] icon.
Removing Red-eye
You can use this function to remove the red-eye effect after an image is taken.
1. Press the [7] button.
2. Select the image that you want to edit with the e
/ f buttons.
3. Press the MENU button.
4. Select [Fix Red Eyes] with the c / d buttons,
and press the SET button.
5. Select [Execute] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
6. View the changes on the corrected image.
7. To save your corrected image, select [Confirm]
with the c / d buttons, and press the SET
button.
„ When this process ends, this replaces the
original image with the corrected image.
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Attaching Voice Memos
A maximum of 30 seconds of audio can be recorded as a memo for captured still
images. The voice memo can be recorded only once.
1. Press the [7] button.
„ The last image appears on the screen.
2. Select the image to which you want to attach the voice memo with the e / f
buttons.
3. Press the MENU button.
4. Select [Voice Memo] with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
5. Select [On] with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
6. Press the MENU button to exit from the menu.
7. Press the SET button.
„ [VOICE RECORDING] is displayed on the screen and recording starts.
8. To stop recording a voice memo as it is being recorded, press the SET button again.
„ [VOICE RECORD END] will be displayed and the recording will end. An [a] icon
is displayed with images that have been recorded with a voice memo.
Playing back voice memo
A press of the SET button displays [VOICE
PLAYBACK] and plays back the voice memo.
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„ Voice memo is only available for still images.
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DPOF Settings
DPOF is the abbreviation for Digital Print Order Format, which allows you to embed
printing information on your memory card. You can select the images to be printed and
how many prints to make with the DPOF menu in the camera and insert the memory card
to the card compatible printer. When the printer starts printing, it will read the embedded
information on the memory card and print the specified images.
1. Press the [7] button.
2. Select the image that you want to set DPOF with the
e / f buttons.
3. Press the MENU button.
4. Select [DPOF] with the c / d buttons, and press the
SET button.
„ The DPOF setting screen is displayed.
5. Select [Single] or [All] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
„ [Single]: Sets DPOF for each individual image.
„ [All]: Sets DPOF for all images at once.
6. Select [Print Num] with the c / d buttons, and press
the SET button.
„ This displays the number of prints setting screen.
7. Set the number of prints with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
„ You can set up to 9 prints for each image.
8. Select [Date Print] with the c / d buttons, and press
the SET button.
„ The date setting screen appears.
9. Select date to [On] or [Off] with the c / d buttons,
and press the SET button.
„ [On]: The date of the image will also be printed.
„ [Off]: The date of the image will not be printed.
10. Select [Print] with the c / d buttons, and press the
SET button.
11. Select [Execute] with the c / d buttons, and press
the SET button.
„ This creates a file containing the DPOF information,
and when the operation is finished, the screen
returns to the playback mode.
„ The DPOF icon [D] is displayed on each image
that has set up DPOF settings.
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„ The date that is printed on the image is the date set on the camera. To print the correct date on
the image, set the date on the camera before you capture the image. Refer to section in this
manual titled “Setting the Date and Time” for further details.
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Protecting Images
Set the data to read-only to prevent images from being erased by mistake.
1. Press the [7] button.
2. Select the image that you want to protect with the
e / f buttons.
3. Press the MENU button.
4. Select [Protect] with the c / d buttons, and press
the SET button.
5. Select [Single] or [All] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
6. Select [Set] with the c / d buttons, and press the
SET button.
„ Protection is applied to the image and the
camera returns to the playback mode.
„ The protect icon [A] is displayed with protected
images. When [All] has been selected, [A] is
displayed with all the images.
Canceling the Protection
To cancel protection for only one image, display the
image on which you want to remove the image
protection.
1. Select [Protect] with the c / d buttons from the
playback menu, and press the SET button.
2. Select [Single] or [All] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
3. Select [Cancel Protect] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
„ The removal of image protection is executed and the camera returns to the
playback mode.
„ Formatting an SD/SDHC memory card overrides protection, and erases all images regardless of
their protected status.
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Erasing Images
Erasing single image / Erasing all images
1. Press the [7] button.
2. Select the image you want to delete with the e / f
buttons.
3. Press the F button.
4. Select [Single] or [All] with the c / d buttons, and
press the SET button.
„ [Single]: Deletes the selected image or the last
image.
„ [All]: Deletes all of the images except for the
protected images.
5. Select [Execute] with the c / d buttons, and press
the SET button.
„ To not delete, select [Cancel], and press the
SET button.
„ Deleting an image will not affect sequential image numbering. For example, if you delete image
number 240, the next captured image will be numbered 241 even though 240 no longer exists. In
other words, an image-number is retired when an image is deleted and will not be reused or
reassigned to another subsequently captured image.
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MENU OPTIONS
Capture Menu
This menu is for the basic settings to be used when capturing still images.
Function
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8].
2. Press the MENU button, and select the [Capture] / [Function] menu with the e / f
buttons.
3. Select the desired option item with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button to
enter its respective menu.
4. Select the desired setting with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
5. To exit from the menu, press the MENU button.
Size
This sets the size of the image that will be captured.
* [p] 3648 x 2736
* [l] 2816 x 2112
* [i] 2272 x 1704
* [f] 1600 x 1200
* [x] 640 x 480
Quality
This sets the quality (compression) at which the image is captured.
* [y] Fine
* [x] Standard
* [w] Economy
Sharpness
This sets the sharpness of the image that will be captured.
* Hard / Standard / Soft
Saturation
This sets the saturation of the image that will be captured.
* High / Standard / Low
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W. Balance
This sets the white balance for a variety of lighting conditions and permits images to be
captured that approach the conditions that are seen by the human eye.
* [Blank] Auto
* [$] Incand.
* [&] Fluoresc.1
* [*] Fluoresc.2
* [%] Daylight
* [#] Cloudy
* [(] Manual WB
ISO
This sets the sensitivity for capturing images. When the sensitivity is raised (and the
ISO figure is increased), photography will become possible even in dark locations, but
the more pixelated (grainier) the image will appear.
* [Blank] Auto
* [:] ISO 64
* [5] ISO 100
* [7] ISO 200
* [9] ISO 400
* [0] ISO 800
* [;] ISO 1600
Metering
This sets the metering method for calculating the exposure.
* Center: Averages the light metered from the entire frame, but gives greater weight to the
subject matter at the center.
* Spot: A very small portion of the center of the screen is measured to calculate the correct
exposure.
* Average: The exposure is measured all off the image area.
Color
This sets the color of the image that will be captured.
* Standard / Vivid / Sepia / B&W / Blue / Red / Green / Yellow / Purple
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Capture Md.
This sets the recording method at the time of capturing images.
* [Blank]
Single: Captures one image at a time.
*[T]
Continuous: Permits continuous capture of up to 3 images.
*[U]
AEB: Permits 3 consecutive images in the order of standard exposure,
underexposure and overexposure compensation.
* [ -]
Album Shot: Creates an album-like layout to combine 3 shots into a single image.
*[/]
Burst: Permits continuous photography while pressing holding the shutter button.
As long as you hold the shutter button pressed, images are captured until the
memory capacity is exhausted.
*[.]
Cont.flash: Permits continuous capture of up to 3 images with flash.
*[+]
Pre-Shot: Lets you capture the background first, then have someone to capture you in
front of it.
* [ ,]
Coupl.Shot: Uses separate areas to combine two shots. You can include yourself
in the shot.
Quick Shot
If this function is set to “On”, the camera takes a quick shot without focusing.
* On / Off
Digi. Zoom
This sets whether or not to use digital zoom at the time of photography.
* On / Off
Preview
This sets whether or not to display the captured image on the screen immediately after
the image is captured.
* On / Off
Date Print
The date of recording can be printed directly on the still images. This function must be
activated before the image is captured.
* On / Off
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Video Menu
This menu is for the basic settings to be used when recording video clips.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [B].
2. Press the MENU button, and select the [Capture] / [Function] menu with the e / f
buttons.
3. Select the desired option item with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button to
enter its respective menu.
4. Select the desired setting with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
5. To exit from the menu, press the MENU button.
Size
This sets the size of the video clip that will be captured.
* [ x ] 640 x 480
* [ s ] 320 x 240
Quality
This sets the quality (compression) at which the video clip is captured.
* [y] Fine
* [x] Standard
Color
This sets the color of the video clip that will be captured.
* Standard / Vivid / Sepia / B&W / Blue / Red / Green / Yellow / Purple
Audio
This sets whether or not to record audio at the time of video recording.
* On / Off
Digi. Zoom
Refer to section in this manual titled “Digi. Zoom” in Capture Menu for further details.
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Playback Menu
In the [7] mode, choose which settings are to be used for playback.
1. Press the [7] button.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Select the desired option item with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button to enter its
respective menu.
4. Select the desired setting with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
5. To exit from the menu, press the MENU button.
Fix Red Eyes
Refer to section in this manual titled “Removing Red-eye” for further details.
Slide Show
This function enables you to playback your still images automatically in order one image at a
time.
* 3 Sec. / 5 Sec. / 10 Sec.
Rotate
If you wish to rotate a still image 90 degrees to the right, select +90o; if you wish to rotate it 90
degrees to the left, select -90o . Video clips cannot be rotated.
* +90o / -90o
DPOF
Refer to section in this manual titled “DPOF Settings” for further details.
Protect
Refer to section in this manual titled “Protecting Images” for further details.
Voice Memo
Refer to section in this manual titled “Attaching Voice Memos” for further details.
Resize
Resizes a previously saved image. Resizing replaces the original image with the changed
image. It is only possible to resize to a smaller size.
Qual. Change
Changes the quality (compression) of a recorded image. Compresses images down to half of
their size or less, overwrites old size images with newly compressed images. It is only
possible to reduce the image quality/size, never to increase it.
Copy to Card
Allows you to copy your files from the camera’s internal memory to an SD/SDHC memory
card. Of course, you can only do this if you have a memory card installed and some files in
internal memory.
* Cancel / Execute
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Setup Menu
Set your camera’s operating environment.
1. Toggle the MODE button to [8] or [B]; or press the [7] button.
2. Press the MENU button, and select the [Setup] menu with the f button.
3. Select the desired option item with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button to
enter its respective menu.
4. Select the desired setting with the c / d buttons, and press the SET button.
5. To exit from the menu, press the MENU button.
Date/Time
Refer to section in this manual titled “Setting the Date and Time” for further details.
Language
Refer to section in this manual titled “Choosing the Language” for further details.
Auto Off
If no operation is performed for a specific period of time, the power to the camera is
automatically turned off. This feature is useful for reducing battery usage.
* 1 Min. / 2 Min. / 3 Min. / Off
Beep
This sets whether or not to mute the camera sound each time you press the camera's
buttons.
* On / Off
Display
This sets the image information display state.
* Default / All / Off
Video Out
This sets your camera to match the system of the equipment that you are going to
connect to the camera.
* PAL / NTSC
Fr. No. Reset
This creates a new folder. The captured images are recorded to the newly created
folder from number 0001.
* Cancel / Execute
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Light Freq.
This camera supports different lighting frequencies: 50 Hz and 60 Hz. When
photographing under fluorescent lighting, select the correct frequency setting
depending in your local area's voltage. This function is only effective if you set the White
Balance to Fluorescent setting.
* 50 Hz / 60 Hz
LCD Bright.
Select a brightness level for the LCD monitor.
The LCD becomes brighter with the c button and darker with the d button. The
adjustment range is from -5 to 5.
Format
Refer to section in this manual titled “Formatting the Memory Card or Internal Memory”
for further details.
Media Info.
This displays the free capacity of the internal memory or the memory card.
Sys. Info.
This displays the firmware version of the camera.
Sys. Reset
This returns all basic settings to the camera’s default settings. The time setting will not be
reset.
* Cancel / Execute
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TRANSFERRING FILES TO YOUR
COMPUTER
System Requirement
Windows
„
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„
„
„
Pentium III 1GHz or equivalent
Windows 2000/XP/Vista
512MB RAM
150MB available hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Available USB port
Macintosh
„
„
„
„
„
„
PowerPC G3/G4/G5
OS 9.0 or later
256MB RAM (512MB recommended)
128MB available hard disk space
CD-ROM drive
Available USB port
Downloading Your Files
1. Connect one end of the USB cable to an available
USB port on your computer.
2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the
USB terminal on the camera.
3. Turn on your camera.
4. Select [PC] using the c / d buttons and press the
SET button.
5. From the Windows desktop, double click on “My
Computer”.
6. Look for a new “removable disk” icon.
„ This “removable disk” is actually the memory (or memory card) in your camera.
Typically, the camera will be assigned drive letter “e” or higher.
7. Double click on the removable disk and locate the DCIM folder.
8. Double click on the DCIM folder to open it to find more folders.
„ Your recorded images and video clips will be inside these folders.
9. Copy & Paste or Drag-N-Drop image and video files to a folder on your computer.
Mac users: Double-click the “untitled” or “unlabeled” disk drive icon on your desktop.
iPhoto may automatically launch.
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USING THE CAMERA AS A PC CAMERA
Your camera can act as a PC camera, which allows you to videoconference with business associates, or have a real-time conversation with friends or family. To use the camera for videoconferencing, your computer system must include the items as below:
„ Microphone
„ Sound card
„ Speakers or headphones
„ Network or Internet connection
1. After installing the PC camera driver (included on the CD-ROM) in your Windows
operating system, restart your computer.
2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB terminal of the camera.
3. Connect the other end of the USB cable to an available USB port on your computer.
4. Turn on your camera.
5. Select [PC Camera] with the c / d buttons and press the SET button.
6. Position the camera steadily on top of your computer monitor or use a tripod.
7. Launch the videoconferencing application software.
„ Simply follow the instructions in the application software to start your camera.
„ This function is not supported by Mac.
„ You are recommended to use Windows NetMeeting (Windows Meeting Space on Windows Vista)
as a videoconferencing application software.
„ The video resolution for videoconferencing applications is generally 320 x 240.
„ For more information about the operation of videoconference application software, refer to its
respective help documentation.
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EDITING SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
There are 3 types of software that are included on the CD-ROM:
ArcSoft MediaImpression™ - manages your media for you, and gives you tons of fun
and exciting ways to create and share projects featuring your photo, video, and music
files. Create your own movies or photo slide shows, complete with soundtrack; edit,
enhance, and add fun creative effects to your photos; and share your files easily
through simple email attachments or popular photo printing and video sharing websites.
Print Creations - brings you a family of fun and easy print-project software that brings
out the creativity in you. You can personalize the designs with your own digital pictures
and text based on professionally designed templates and layouts. Projects can be
printed at home or saved as image files for sharing with family and friends by email or
the web.
Arcsoft Panorama Maker® 4.0 - Like magic, ArcSoft Panorama Maker 4 turns any
series of overlapping photos into a gorgeous panoramic image in just seconds. The
program does most of the work for you by automatically selecting an entire group of
pictures with one click, automatically organizing the photos into the proper order, then
seamlessly stitching the photos into a panoramic masterpiece that you can print, share
or post to the web. Create horizontal, vertical and 360° panorama pictures all within this
one amazing program.
To install software:
1. Insert the CD-ROM that came with the camera into your CD-ROM drive.
The welcome screen appears.
2. Click the respective software name.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
„ For more information about the operation of the software, refer to its respective help documentation.
„ For Windows 2000/XP/Vista users, please make sure to install and use the software in
“Administrator” mode.
„ The software is not supported by Mac.
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SPECIFICATIONS
Item
Description
Image sensor
1/2.33” CCD sensor (10.0 megapixels)
Image resolution
<Still image>
10M: 3648 x 2736, 6M: 2816 x 2112, 4M: 2272 x 1704,
2M: 1600 x 1200, VGA: 640 x 480
<Video clip>
VGA: 640 x 480 (30 fps), QVGA: 320 x 240 (30 fps)
LCD monitor
3.0” full color TFT LCD (230K pixels)
Recording media
32MB internal memory (approx. 28MB available for image
storage)
Supports SD/SDHC memory card (up to 8GB) (optional)
File format
DCF, JPEG (EXIF 2.2), DPOF, Motion-JPEG (AVI)
Lens
3x optical zoom lens
Aperture range: 2.9(W) - 5.4(T)
Focal length: 6.4mm - 19.2mm (equivalent to 35mm - 105mm on
a 35mm camera)
Focus Range
Standard
0.4m to infinity
Macro
Wide: 0.05m to infinity
Tele: 0.4m to infinity
Shutter speed
1 - 1/2000 sec.
Digital zoom
4x (Capture mode)
4x (Playback mode)
Flash effective range
0.5m - 2.4m (Wide)
0.5m - 2.1m (Tele)
Terminals
AV OUT
USB 2.0 compliant
(2 in 1 terminal)
Power supply
Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (3.7V)
Dimensions
Approx. 95mm x 58.1mm x 18.8mm (without protruding parts)
Weight
Approx. 116g (without battery and memory card)
* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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APPENDIX
Possible Number of Shots
Possible number of shots (still image)
The table shows the approximate shots that you can capture at each setting based on
the capacity of the internal memory and the SD/SDHC memory card.
Size
Quality
p
y Fine
x Standard
w Economy
y Fine
x Standard
w Economy
y Fine
x Standard
w Economy
y Fine
x Standard
w Economy
y Fine
x Standard
w Economy
3648 x 2736
l
2816 x 2112
i
2272 x 1704
f
1600 x 1200
x
640 x 480
SD/SDHC memory card capacity
Internal
Memory
128MB
256MB
512MB
1GB
5
13
15
16
21
22
28
30
35
53
62
67
125
146
176
27
59
68
71
93
97
124
133
155
235
271
295
544
635
766
55
120
138
143
187
195
250
268
313
472
545
594
1094
1276
1541
112
241
278
288
376
393
502
538
629
949
1094
1192
2194
2560
3091
225
484
558
578
755
787
1006
1078
1260
1901
2192
2388
4395
5127
6191
2GB
4GB
SDHC
8GB
SDHC
451
903
1812
969
1940 3894
1117
2236 4488
1158
2319 4654
1511
3025 6071
1577 3157 6335
2015 4034 8095
2159 4321 8671
2524 5051 10136
3805 7615 15281
4388 8783 17624
4781 9568 19200
8797 17605 35326
10263 20539 41214
12391 24797 49759
Possible recording time / sec (video clip)
Size
x
Quality
y Fine
Internal
Memory 128MB
SD/SDHC memory card capacity
256MB
512MB
1GB
2GB
4GB
SDHC
8GB
SDHC
00:00:23 00:01:43 00:03:28 00:06:57 00:13:55 00:27:52 00:55:47 01:53:34
640 x 480 xStandard 00:00:29 00:02:07 00:04:16 00:08:35 00:17:11 00:34:24 01:09:07 02:17:54
s
y Fine
00:01:22 00:05:58 00:12:00 00:24:05 00:48:14 01:43:46 03:32:46 06:39:17
320 x 240 x Standard 00:01:38 00:07:08 00:14:22 00:28:49 00:57:43 01:49:22 04:05:15 08:12:42
* We recommend a memory card of at least 10MB/Sec write speed to prevent auto stop or
unexpected results. If you experience an error using a slower SD/SDHC memory card, you
can set your camera’s video recording to QVGA (320 x 240) and standard quality.
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Troubleshooting
Refer to the symptoms and solutions listed below before sending the camera for repairs. If the
problem persists, contact your local reseller or service center.
Symptom
Cause
Solutions / Corrective Actions
The power does not come
on.
The battery is not inserted.
Insert the battery correctly.
The battery is exhausted.
Recharge the battery.
The battery runs out quickly. The battery is not fully charged.
The battery is not used for an
extended period of time after being
charged.
Fully charge the battery and
discharge it for at least one complete
cycle before use to maximize its
performance and lifetime.
The battery or camera feels Long period of continuous use of
warm.
the camera or the flash.
Even if I press the shutter
button, the camera does not
take a picture.
The shutter button is not pressed all Press the shutter button all the way
the way down.
down.
The memory card does not have
any free capacity.
Insert a new memory card, or
delete unwanted files.
The memory card is
write-protected.
Remove the write-protection.
Images do not appear on the LCD monitor is dark.
LCD monitor.
Adjust the brightness of the
LCD monitor in the menu.
Although the camera is set to The lens is dirty.
auto focus, it does not focus.
Wipe clean with a soft, dry cloth or
lens paper.
The distance to the subject is
smaller than the effective range.
Get your subject within the effective
focus range.
The contents on the memory You played back a memory card that Insert a memory card that was
card cannot be played back. was not formatted by this camera. formatted on this camera.
Files cannot be deleted.
The file is protected.
Cancel protection.
The memory card is write-protected. Remove the write-protection.
Even when the camera’s
buttons are pressed, it does
not operate.
The battery is running low.
Recharge the battery.
The date and time is wrong.
The correct date and time is not set. Set the correct date and time.
Cannot download images.
The free space on the hard disk in Check whether the hard disk has
your computer may be insufficient. space for running Windows, and
if the drive for loading image files
has a capacity at least that of the
memory card inserted in the camera.
No power supply.
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Recharge the battery.
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