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Multi Functional
Digital Camera
User Guide
Important Notice
• If a CF card is pulled out, the mode key, control
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button and shutter are disabled. Those function
keys will be resumed only after a CF card is put into
the slot correctly. (Warning: Please do not put in or
pull out a CF card while turning on the camera.)
When battery low sign appears on the LCD screen,
the camera will shut down after 10 seconds.
When capturing images in dim lighting, the AF
function is disabled.
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Contents
Getting Started
Checking Accessories .............................................. 1
System Requirements ............................................... 1
Loading Batteries ...................................................... 1
Loading the Compact Flash™ Card ........................... 2
Attaching the Strap ................................................... 2
Identifying the Parts
Front View ................................................................. 3
Rear View ................................................................. 3
LCD Indicators .......................................................... 4
Camera Operating Modes
LCD-on Mode ............................................................ 5
Playback Mode ......................................................... 6
LCD-off Mode ............................................................ 6
OSD Menus
Menus under LCD-on Mode ....................................... 7
Menus under Playback Mode .................................. 11
How to...
How to record images and short movies? ................ 13
How to take burst pictures? ..................................... 14
How to playback images and short movies? ............ 14
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How to delete images and short movies on the camera?
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How to send your images to a DPOF-compatible
service or device? .................................................... 16
Connecting to a Computer
Driver Installation ..................................................... 17
Getting Connected to the PC and the Mac .............. 18
Transferring Images
To a PC ................................................................... 19
To a Mac ................................................................. 21
Specifications .................................................22
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Getting Started
Checking Accessories
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Digital camera
USB cable
Video cable
4 AA alkaline batteries
Flexible Pocket Tripod
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Strap
Leather bag
Installation CD
User guide
16 MB CompactFlash™
Card
PC System Requirements
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Pentium 166 MHz processor or higher
Microsoft Windows 98/Me/2000
Super VGA card and color monitor
32 MB RAM (64MB recommended)
Available USB port
200 MB available hard disk space for software
installation
Mac System Requirements
• Mac Driver Support 8.5 OS or later
Loading Batteries
1 . Slide the battery cover in the direction
indicated by the arrow.
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2. Insert 4 batteries in accordance with the
correct polarity marks on the inner side of the
battery cover.
3. Close the battery cover.
Loading the CompactFlash™ Card
To record images, please insert a Compact Flash™
card. To load the CF card, perform the following:
1 . Open the CF card slot cover and then insert a CF
card as indicated by the arrow.
2. Close the CF card slot cover.
Attaching the Strap
1 . Insert the thin end of the strap into the strap
holder.
2. Pass the other end of the strap through the loop
of thin cord and pull the strap tight.
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Identifying the Parts
Shutter
Front View
Flash
Viewfinder
Lens
Video port
USB port
Rear View
Viewfinder
Mode
button
Control
button
Battery
cover
Power
button
CF card
slot cover
Strap
holder
LCD
display
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LCD Indicators
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3
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5.
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Flash Indicator: Flash is on.
Quality Indicator: The best quality setting.
Self-Timer Indicator: Timer is off.
Battery Indicator: Battery is low.
Pictures remaining.
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Camera Operating Modes
This camera provides 3 different operating modes
for your selection. Press the mode button a number
of times to toggle through these 3 modes.
1 . LCD-on mode: ready for image capturing with
the LCD display powered on
2. Playback mode: ready for image review
3. LCD-off mode: ready for image capturing with
the LCD display powered off
LCD-on Mode
There are 5 menus available in this mode. Press the
Control button, the OSD menus appear.
To scroll through all the menus, press the
/
on
the control button to access the horizontal menu
topics or press
/
to move vertically through
the menu items. (Refer to Page 7~9 for the OSD
information.)
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Playback Mode
There are 4 menus available in this mode. Press the
/
on the Control button, the OSD menus
appear.
To scroll through all the menus, press the
/
on
the control button to access the horizontal menu
topics or press
/
to move vertically through
the menu items. (Refer to Page 11 and Page 12 for the
OSD information.)
LCD-off Mode
When capturing images with the LCD display powered off, you will not be able to preview your
images on the LCD display. Press the Control
button to go to preview mode.
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OSD Menus
Menus under LCD-on Mode
Select the desired item by the arrows on the Control
button and then press the center of the Control
button to confirm.
Resolution Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Set the resolution to Fine for the best image
quality.
Set the resolution to High for comparably
fine image quality.
Set the resolution to Low for relatively low
image quality.
Set the resolution to Video for recording
movie clips.
Set the resolution to Burst for a sequential
10 shots with one press of the Shutter
button.
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Flash Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Flash is always disabled.
Flash is always enabled.
Flash is enabled automatically.
Flash is enabled automatically with PreFlash to reduce Red-Eye.
Zoom Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Magnify the image by 1 time.
Magnify the image by 2 times.
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Self Timer Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Disable the Self-timer function.
Enable the Self-timer function.
An image is captured after 10 seconds as
the shutter is pressed in the first place.
Setting Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Item
Description
Display
(Normal Brightness/Higher
Brightness/Video Out
NTSC/Video Out PAL)
Changes the brightness
setting of the LCD
display and the TV.
Sets the TV output
system.
Enables/disables the
review function.
Quick Review
(On/Off)
Exposure
White Balance
(Automatic/Daylight/
Cloudy/Fluorescent/
Tungsten)
Adjusts the exposure
compensation.
Selects the white
balance setting.
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Sound
(On/Off)
Auto Shutdown
(1 Minute/2 Minutes/5
Minutes/10 Minutes/Never)
Language
(English/French/German/
Italian/Spanish/Dutch)
Restore Setting
Exit
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Enables/disables the
sound effects.
Sets a period of time for
the camera to power off
automatically.
Selects the OSD
language.
Recovers all the camera
settings to the factory
presets.
Quits the OSD.
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Menus under Playback Mode
Select the desired item by the arrows on the Control
button and then press the center of the Control
button to confirm.
Display Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Displays 1 image at a time.
Displays 9 images (max.) at a time.
Delete Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Current
All
Format
Exit
Deletes the current displayed image.
Deletes all the images stored in the camera.
Formats the CF card.
Quits the OSD.
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Zoom Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Minimizes the selected image.
Magnifies the selected image.
Information Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Displays the image information.
Hides the image information.
Print Menu
This menu contains the following items:
Print Image
Cancel print
Print all
Cancel all
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Selects the image to be printed.
Deselects the image so it will not be
printed.
Prints all images.
Deselects all images.
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How to...
How to record images and short movies?
To record images, do the following:
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Power on the camera.
Set the camera to LCD-on or LCD-off mode.
Position the subject in the viewfinder.
You can preview images on the LCD display
while in LCD-on mode.
4. Press and hold the Shutter button until you
hear the camera auto adjusting the focus, then
the image is captured.
To record short movies, do the following:
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Set the camera to LCD-on mode.
3. Press the Control button to select VIDEO from
the OSD.
4. Press the Shutter button to start recording. To
stop recording, press the Shutter again.
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How to record burst images?
To record burst images, do the following:
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Set the camera to LCD-on mode.
3. Press the Control button to select BURST from
the OSD.
4. Press and hold the Shutter button to record up
to 10 consecutive images. The camera will stop
recording images after 10 images are recorded.
Note: To interrupt the consecutive recording of
images, release the Shutter button at any time.
How to playback images and short
movies?
To playback images, do the following:
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Set the camera to Playback mode.
3. Press the
/
on the Control button to play the
recorded images forward or backward .
* You can choose to review a single image, or up
to 9 images at a time.
To playback short movies, do the following:
On the LCD display
1 . Power on the camera.
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2. Set the camera to Playback mode.
3. Select an image marked with a
icon by
pressing the
/
and then press the center of
the Control button to play.
On a TV
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Set the camera to LCD-on mode.
3. Select the VIDEO OUT NTSC or VIDEO OUT PAL
from the OSD according to the TV output system.
4. Connect one end of the Video cable into the
VIDEO port of your camera and the other end
into the VIDEO IN port of the television.
5 . Turn on the TV.
* Select “Video” as the TV input.
6. Set the camera to Playback mode.
7 . Press the
/
on the Control button to select
the video and then press the center of the
Control button to play.
How to delete images and short movies on the camera?
Sometimes you may need to delete the captured
images or videos to make room for new recordings.
To delete images or videos, do the following:
1 . Power on the camera.
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2. Set the camera to Playback mode.
3. Select the image/video you want to delete by
/
on the Control button.
pressing the
4. Press the / , the OSD menus appear.
5 . Move to the Delete menu and then choose either
to delete the current displayed image/video or
perform other tasks.
How to send your images to a DPOFcompatible service or device?
The DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) technology
allows you to send images stored on a memory card
(e.g. CF card) directly to a DPOF-compatible
photofinishing print service or photo printer.
To select images for printing, do the following:
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Set the camera to Playback mode.
3. Select the image you want to print by pressing
the
/
on the Control button.
4. Press the / , the OSD menus appear.
5 . Move to the PRINT menu and then choose the
“Print Image” to continue.
After specifying the images, you may take the CF
card to do the direct printing (by a photo printer or
a digital image finishing center).
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Connecting to a Computer
Before connection, you have to install the camera
driver first.
Driver Installation
For PC
1 . Insert the installation CD into your CD-ROM
drive.
2. Click on Start and then Run.
3. In the Run dialog box, type drive:\run.exe
where drive is the location of your CD-ROM
drive.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
driver installation and the included software.
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For Mac
1 . Insert the installation CD into your CD-ROM
drive. The CD icon appears on the desktop.
2. Double-click on the CD icon.
3. Double-click on the Installer icon to start the
installation.
Follow the on-screen instructions to
complete the driver installation.
Getting Connected to the PC and the
Mac
1 . Connect one end of the USB cable into the USB
port of your computer and the other end into
your camera.
2. Power on the camera.
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Transferring Images
To a PC
With the USB cable connected both to your PC and
camera, follow the steps below to transfer your
images.
Using the Viewer Window
1 . Power on the camera. A camera icon appears
on the Windows
taskbar.
2. Upon double-clicking the icon, the viewer
window appears.
3. Drag and drop the images in this window to
other desired locations.
Using the Windows Explorer
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Open the Windows Explorer.
3. A camera folder appears.
4. Drag and drop the images in the folder to other
desired locations.
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Using Viewer
1 . Power on the camera.
2. Launch Viewer program. The Viewer opens and
automatically loads your images.
3. Click on the thumbnail(s) you want,
then click the Transfer icon to
download your image to the computer.
Transfer icon
For further information, please refer to the Viewer’s
on-line help.
Using the TWAIN Dialog Box
1 . Launch the TWAIN-compliant program (e.g.
PhotoExpress™ SE).
2. Click on the Get button then the Camera icon.
3. The Select data source dialog box appears.
4. Choose the camera model from the list.
5 . Name your file by typing the name in the File
name field.
6. Change the File type to JPG and then click on
the Acquire button.
7 . The Viewer’s main window appears.
8. Click on the thumbnail(s) you want, then click
the Transfer icon to download your image to
the computer.
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To a Mac
With the USB cable connected both to your Mac and
camera, follow the steps below to transfer your
images.
1 Power on the camera.
2. Launch Viewer program. The Viewer opens and
automatically loads your images.
3 Click on the thumbnail(s) you want,
then click the Transfer icon to
download your image to the computer.
Transfer icon
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Specifications
Image Sensor
Image Resolution
Recording Mode
Video Clip
Live Video
File Format
Burst
Display
Lens
Aperture Ratio
Shutter Speed
Flash Mode
Exposure
White Balance
Self-timer
External Memory
Interface
Power
Dimensions
Weight
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Sony® SuperHAD™ CCD
sensor
Fine: 2048 x 1536
by Coach™ technology
High: 1600 x 1200
Low: 800 x 600
Single/Burst/AVI Clip
20 fps (320 x 240) ;
max. duration 30 secs per clip
25 fps (320 x 240)
JPEG (DCF-compliant/DPOFcompatible)
800 x 600; max storage to
10 images
61.6 K pixels, 1.8" TFT LCD
Auto-focus, 20m~infinity
F2.8/F5.6/F11
1/25~1/2500 second
Auto/Red-eye/On/Off
Auto
Auto; Daylight; Cloudy;
Fluorescent; Tungsten
10-second delay
CompactFlash™ Card Type 1
Video out/USB
4 x AA alkaline batteries
116 x 42.5 x 75 mm
200g (without battery and
CF card)
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