VPC-E2100
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
VPC-E2100
Digital Camera
14 Mega Pixels
Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera.
Keep this manual in a safe place for later reference.
Table of Contents
Preface ........................................................................................................ 3
About this Manual .................................................................................. 3
Safety and Handling Precautions.............................................................. 3
FCC Information..................................................................................... 6
Declaration of Conformity........................................................................ 7
Canadian ICES-003 Information............................................................... 7
Trademark Information ........................................................................... 7
Read this First........................................................................................ 7
Symbols Used in this Manual ................................................................... 8
Introduction ................................................................................................. 9
System Requirements ............................................................................. 9
Main Features ........................................................................................ 9
Package Contents................................................................................. 10
Camera Views ...................................................................................... 11
Camera Buttons ................................................................................... 13
Navigation Control................................................................................ 14
Camera Memory................................................................................... 15
Getting Started ........................................................................................... 15
Attach the Camera Strap ....................................................................... 15
Inserting an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card ............................................. 16
Turning the Power On and Off ............................................................... 17
Initial Settings...................................................................................... 17
Modes ................................................................................................. 17
Using the LCD monitor ................................................................................ 18
LCD Monitor Layout .............................................................................. 18
Changing the LCD Monitor Display ......................................................... 22
Recording Images, Videos and Voices ........................................................... 22
Taking Images ..................................................................................... 22
Setting the Zoom Control ...................................................................... 23
Using Flash .......................................................................................... 24
Setting the Focus Mode ........................................................................ 24
Using the Function Menu ...................................................................... 25
Recording Videos.................................................................................. 26
Mode dial ............................................................................................ 30
Using Voices Recording ......................................................................... 37
Using the Record Menu......................................................................... 40
Playback .................................................................................................... 45
Viewing in Single Navigation.................................................................. 45
Viewing Thumbnails ............................................................................. 45
Zooming images................................................................................... 46
Playing Videos...................................................................................... 46
Playing Voice Recording ........................................................................ 47
Playing Voice Memo.............................................................................. 47
Deleting an Image/Video/Audio ............................................................. 48
Playback Menu ..................................................................................... 48
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Using the Setup Menu ................................................................................. 57
Setting Sounds..................................................................................... 57
Setting Power Save............................................................................... 57
Setting LCD Save.................................................................................. 57
Setting Date & Time ............................................................................. 58
Setting Language ................................................................................. 58
Setting File Numbering ......................................................................... 58
Setting TV Out ..................................................................................... 58
Setting LCD Brightness ......................................................................... 59
Setting Battery Type ............................................................................. 59
Setting Memory Kit ............................................................................... 59
Reset All .............................................................................................. 59
Making Connections .................................................................................... 60
Connecting the Camera to a TV ............................................................. 60
Connecting the Camera to a PC ............................................................. 60
Connecting the Camera to a Printer ....................................................... 62
Setting the Print Mode Menu ................................................................. 63
Appendix.................................................................................................... 64
About Folder and File Names................................................................. 64
Troubleshooting .......................................................................................... 64
Specifications ............................................................................................. 65
Battery Life .......................................................................................... 66
SAFETY MANUAL......................................................................................... 67
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Preface
About this Manual
This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as
accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice.
Copyright
This manual contains proprietary information protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. No part of this
manual may be reproduced by any mechanical, electronic or other means, in any form, without prior
written permission of the manufacturer.
© Copyright 2011
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, 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 distance between the equipment and the receiver.
• Connect the equipment to 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.
Warning: A shielded-type power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and to prevent
interference to radio and television reception. Use only shielded cable to connect I/O devices to this
equipment. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void your
warranty and service agreement.
Declaration of Conformity
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions:
• This device may not cause harmful interference.
• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired
operation.
Trademark Recognition
Windows XP/Vista/Win7 are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or
other countries. Windows is an abbreviated term referring to the Microsoft Windows Operation System. All
other companies or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Safety and Handling Precautions
Camera Information
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Do not take apart or attempt to service the camera yourself.
Do not expose the camera to moisture, or extreme temperatures.
Allow the camera to warm up when moving from cold to warm temperatures.
Do not touch the camera lens.
Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight for extended periods.
Do not use abrasive chemicals, cleaning solvents or strong detergents to clean the product. Wipe the
product with a slightly damp soft cloth.
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Safety Instructions
Read and understand all Warnings and Cautions before using this product.
Warning
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.
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 injury.
Keep the batteries out of the reach of children.
Swallowing batteries might cause poisoning. If the batteries accidentally swallowed, immediately
consult a physician.
Do not use the camera while you are walking, driving or riding a vehicle.
This might cause you to fall over or result in traffic accident.
Handle the camera strap with care
Never place the strap around the neck of an infant or child.
Wrapping the strap around a neck may cause suffocation.
Caution
Insert the batteries paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or -) of the terminals.
Inserting the batteries with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the
surrounding areas due to the batteries 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 batteries immediately after long period of continuous use.
The batteries become 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.
Warning:
TO PREVENT THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR
MOISTURE
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For American Users
The following advisory is included in accordance with the laws of the State of California (USA):
WARNING: This product contains a chemical known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects
or other reproductive harm.
• This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designated 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 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.
• Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the
user’s authority to operate the equipment.
For Canadian Users
This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003
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For EU Users
The symbol mark and recycling systems described below apply to EU countries and do not
apply to countries in other areas of the world.
Your SANYO product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and
components which can be recycled and/or reused.
The symbol mark means that electrical and electronic equipment, batteries and accumulators,
at their end-of-life, should be disposed of separately from your household waste.
Note:
If a chemical symbol is printed beneath the symbol mark, this chemical symbol means that the
batteries or accumulator contains a heavy metal at a certain concentration. This will be
indicated as follows: Hg: mercury, Cd: cadmium, Pb: lead
In the European Union there are separate collection systems for used electrical and electronic
equipment, batteries and accumulators.
Please, dispose of them correctly at your local community waste collection/recycling centre.
Please, help us to conserve the environment we live in!
Manufacturer and Address
SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.
5-5, Keihan-hondori, 2-chome,
Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan
Authorized Representative and Address
SANYO Sales & Marketing Europe GmbH
Stahlgruberring 4, D-81829 Munich, Germany
FCC Information
Tested To Comply with FCC Standards
FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
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Declaration of Conformity
Model number: VPC-E2100
Trade name: SANYO
Responsible party: SANYO FISHER COMPANY
Address: 21605 Plummer Street, Chatsworth, California 91311
Telephone No.: (818) 998-7322
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following 2 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.
Canadian ICES-003 Information
This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.
Trademark Information
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Microsoft® and Windows® are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Pentium® is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
SD™ is a trademark.
SDHC™ is a trademark.
SDXC™ is a trademark.
Other names and products may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Read this First
Notice:
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, 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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Battery Information
• Turn off the camera before installing or removing the battery.
• Use only the provided batteries or type of battery and charger that came with your camera. Using
other types of battery or charger may damage the equipment and invalidate the warranty.
• When using Li-ion battery in this product, ensure that they are inserted correctly. Inserting the
battery upside down can cause damage to the product and possibly cause an explosion.
• When the camera is used for an extended period of time, it is normal for the camera body to feel
warm.
• Download all pictures and remove the battery from the camera if you are going to store the camera
for a long period of time.
• The type of battery and the battery power level may cause the lens to be stuck up. Ensure you use
the correct battery type and use a fully charged battery.
• Risk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used batteries according to the
instructions.
Before capturing those important shots, be sure to first take a test shot to confirm
that your camera is set up and ready to go.
• Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for any problems resulting from the use of this
camera.
• Sanyo Electric declines all responsible for damages due to improper use of the camera, failure
to adhere to the instructions given in this manual, or repairs or changes done by those other
than a technician authorized by the manufacturer.
• Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for any damage caused by optional devices or
consumable items used with the camera other than those supplied with the camera or those
specified by Sanyo Electric.
• Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for any losses or loss of revenue resulting from
the loss of data caused by the malfunction, or the repairing of a malfunction, of the camera.
• The images captured with this camera will differ in quality from pictures taken with a standard
film camera.
Symbols Used in this Manual
Symbols used in this manual are explained below:
This indicates useful information when using your camera.
This indicates important message that should be read before using the function.
You may find the answers to questions or problems concerning camera operation in the sections
"Troubleshooting" on page 64.
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Introduction
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.
System Requirements
In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following system requirements:
For Windows:
• Windows XP/Vista/Win7
• Processor: Pentium II 450MHz or above
• Memory: 512MB or above
• HDD space: 200MB or above
• 16bit color display monitor
• Microsoft DirectX 9.0C
• USB port and CD-ROM drive
For Macintosh:
• Power Mac G3 or later
• Mac OS 10.3.X (X=0~9) ~ 10.6.6 or later
• Memory: 512MB or above
• Q. Time player ver. 6.0.3 or above
• USB port and CD-ROM drive
Main Features
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14 mega pixels resolution
Up to 21x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom
3.0 inch color LCD monitor
128MB internal flash memory with optional external SD/SDHC/SDXC card
Supports up to 4GB of SD card, and up to 32GB of SDHC card and to 64GB of SDXC card
Easy-to-use button interface
DCF, DPOF, PictBridge compatibility
Slideshow to review still images
A/V output to view your images, videos and audio on your TV
USB port to transfer images, videos and audio to your PC
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Package Contents
Please check the contents of your camera package. It should contain:
Digital camera
AA battery x 4 pcs
Strap
USB cable
CD-ROM
Quick Start Guide
Lens cover
Lens Strap
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Camera Views
Front View
1.
2.
3.
Self-timer LED/
AF Assist Lamp
Microphone
Lens
Back View
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LCD monitor
LED indicator
Movie button
Playback button
OK button/4-way
navigation control
Function/Delete
button
Menu button
Top View
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15.
Flash
Zoom lever
Shutter button
ON/OFF
(Power button)
Mode dial
Bottom View
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17.
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Battery/Memory card
compartment
Tripod screw hole
Right View
18.
Strap ring
19.
20.
21.
Strap ring
Speaker
USB AV/Out
Left View
Camera Buttons
Your camera is equipped with different buttons for ease of use.
Button
Description
Power
Press the Power button to turn the power on/off.
Shutter
Press to capture an image or start/stop recording audio clip.
Zoom lever
In photo and movie mode, spin the Zoom lever to left to zoom out, right to zoom in.
In Playback mode, spin to zoom in to magnify image or zoom out enter 9-image/calendar
thumbnails.
Menu
Press to enter or exit menu/submenu.
Function/Delete
In Photo mode, press to enter function menu.
In Playback mode, press to delete an image, video or audio clip.
Mode dial
There are 8 recording modes can be set. Once turning the mode dial, it enters the
selected mode immediately even in Playback mode or during movie recording.
Playback
Press to enable Playback mode or return Record mode.
Movie
Press to start/stop recording video.
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Navigation Control
The 4-way Navigation Control and the OK button allow you to access the various menus available from
the On Screen Display (OSD). You can configure a wide range of settings to ensure maximum results from
your images and videos. Further functions of these buttons are as follows:
No.
Description
1
Face Tracking/Rotate Button
2
Macro Button
3
Display Button
4
Flash Button
5
OK Button
Button
OK
Flash/Right
Description
1.
2.
Confirm a selection when using the OSD menus.
In Playback Movie/Audio mode, press to Start video or audio playback.
1.
In Photo Mode, press to scroll through the flash mode options.
(Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync and Forced Off)
In Playback mode, press to view the next image, video or audio clip.
In playback Movie mode, press to Forward video playback.
In Menu, press to enter the submenu or to navigate through the menu
selections.
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4.
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Macro/Left
Up/Face Tracking/
Rotate
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Display/Down
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In Photo Mode, press to scroll through Macro options. (Macro, Pan Focus, Infinity
and normal)
In Playback mode, press to view the previous image, video or audio clip.
In Playback movie mode, press to Rewind video playback.
In Menu, press to exit a submenu or to navigate through the menu selections.
In Photo Mode, press to turn the face tracking function on and off.
Playing Video/Audio file, press to Pause/Start video or audio playback.
In Playback photo mode, press to rotate the image clockwise 90 degrees by each
press of the button. This feature is applicable for still images only.
In Menu, press to navigate through the menu and submenu selections.
The LCD monitor can be changed into 4 different types such as Basic, Full, None
and Guideline.
Playing Video/Audio file, press to stop video/audio playback.
In Menu, press to navigate through the menu and submenu selections.
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Camera Memory
Internal memory
Your camera is equipped with 128MB of internal memory. Users can store files up to 108MB. If there is no
memory card inserted in the memory card slot, all images, videos and audio clips recorded are
automatically stored in the internal memory.
External storage
Your camera supports SD cards of up to 4GB in size. It also supports SDHC cards with a maximum capacity
of 32GB. Then also supports SDXC cards with a maximum capacity of 64GB. If there is a storage card
inserted in the memory slot, the camera automatically saves all images, videos and audio clips in the
external storage card. The icon
indicates the camera is using SD card.
Not all cards may be compatible with your camera. When purchasing a card, please
check the card's specifications and take the camera with you.
Getting Started
Attach the Camera Strap
1. Pass the strap through the strap ring by outside.
2. Then pass it through the buckle as the inner loop
like the illustration.
3. Put the strap in the strap holder.
4. Take up the slack and make sure the strap is tight
from the buckle.
Wrapping the strap around your neck is dangerous. Take care that child do not hang
the strap around their neck.
1. Make sure the power is off before inserting the battery.
2. Unlock and open the battery/memory card compartment at
the bottom of the camera.
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3. Insert the batteries into the compartment with the terminal
facing inside the camera with correct orientation as shown.
4. Close and lock the
battery/memory
card compartment.
Inserting an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card
Expand your camera’s storage by using SD, SDHC or SDXC
memory cards.
5. Unlock and open the Battery/memory card compartment at
the bottom of the camera.
6. Insert the SD/SDHC/SDXC card into the memory card slot
with the metallic part facing the back side of the camera.
7. Push the SD/SDHC/SDXC card into the memory slot until it
clicks into place.
8. Close and lock the Battery/memory card compartment.
To remove the SD/SDHC/SDXC card
1. Unlock and open the battery/memory card compartment.
2. Gently push the card until it pops out.
3. Pull out the card carefully.
Windows XP is not support SDXC card (exFAT format). But in Windows XP (Service
Pack 2 or 3), you can download exFAT patch update to support SDXC card.
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Turning the Power On and Off
There are two ways to turn on the camera:
• The startup image displays briefly and the startup sound plays if enabled. The zoom lens extends and
the camera is turned on in Record mode.
• The camera is turned on in Playback mode. The zoom lens is not extended.
To turn off the camera, press the Power button.
See "Modes" on page 17 to know more about Record and Playback mode.
Please remove the lens cover before doing Power on.
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
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or
to move through the selection.
2. Select a language, and then press OK to apply.
Setting the Date & Time
1. Press
or
to move through the selection.
or
keys to change the value for the date and time.
2. Press
3. Press OK to apply.
to close the menu.
4. If necessary, press
Now, you are ready to start taking images and videos.
Holding down
or
keys to change the values continuously.
Modes
Your camera has three modes:
Record Mode
This is the default mode while you turn on the camera every time. You are able to take images and
record audio clips in this mode.
Playback mode
Press the Playback button
after the camera is turned on to view and edit captured images or
playback videos and audio clips. The recording of voice memo attached to images is available in this
mode.
Movie mode
Press the Movie button
after the camera is start/stop recording video in this mode.
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Using the LCD monitor
The LCD monitor shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image of
your image or video. The display on the LCD monitor is called the On Screen Display or OSD.
LCD Monitor Layout
Photo Mode Screen Layout
No.
Item
Description
1
Record Mode
Indicates the current mode.
2
Flash
Indicates flash settings.
3
Self-timer
Indicates drive mode settings.
4
Zoom indicator
Displays zoom.
5
Shots remaining
Indicates the remaining shots available.
6
Battery
Indicates battery level.
7
Storage media
Indicates current storage media in use.
8
Date stamp
Indicates date stamp is enabled.
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Movie size
Indicates movie size.
10
Stabilizer
Indicates stabilizer function is enabled.
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Saturation
Displays saturation settings.
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Contrast
Displays contrast settings.
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Histogram
Graphic display of Brightness.
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ISO
Displays ISO settings.
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Focus area
Indicates focus area.
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Shutter speed
Displays shutter speed settings.
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Aperture value
Displays aperture settings.
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Shake warning
Indicates that the camera is shaking.
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Focus
Indicates focus is enabled.
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Exposure
Displays exposure settings.
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Face tracking
Indicates face tracking is enabled.
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White balance
Displays white balance settings.
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Metering
Displays metering settings.
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Sharpness
Displays sharpness settings.
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Quality
Displays quality settings.
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Photo size
Displays photo size settings.
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AF lamp
Indicates AF lamp is enabled.
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Movie Mode Screen Layout
Recording Layout
No.
Item
Description
1
Key indicator
Displays the commands on 4-way Navigation Control button
2
Recorded time
Displays recorded time.
3
Recording status
Indicates recording status.
Playback Mode Screen Layout
The Playback mode display varies depending on the type of image being viewed.
Playback mode display of still images:
No.
Item
Description
1
Playback mode
Indicates playback mode.
2
Protect
Indicates file is protected.
3
Voice memo
Indicates voice memo is attached.
4
Button intro
Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a video or audio file.
5
File no./Total no.
Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the storage card.
6
Battery
Indicates battery level.
7
Storage media
Indicates used storage memory.
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Recording
information
Displays recording information of the file.
9
DPOF
Indicates the file is marked for printing.
10
Image Size
Displays the image size settings.
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Playback mode of videos:
No.
Item
Description
1
Playback mode
Indicates playback mode.
2
Protect
Indicates file is protected.
3
Video clip
Indicates the file is a video.
4
Button intro
5
File no./Total no.
6
Battery
Indicates battery level.
7
Storage media
Indicates used storage memory.
8
Recording date & time
Displays the date and time of the video clip.
9
Video size
Indicates the size of the video clip.
10
Volume
Indicates the volume while playing.
11
Video length
Display the total length of the video clip.
12
Played time
Indicates the played time of the video.
13
Playing status
Displays playing status.
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Capture image
Capture the screenshot and save.
Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a video or audio
file.
Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the storage
card.
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Playback mode of audio clips:
No.
Item
Description
1
Playback mode
Indicates playback mode.
2
Protect
Indicates file is protected.
3
Button intro
Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a video or audio file.
4
File no./Total no.
Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the storage card.
5
Battery
Indicates battery level.
6
Storage media
Indicates used storage memory.
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Recording
information
Displays recording information of the file.
8
Volume
Indicates volume settings.
9
Audio length
Display the total length of the audio clip.
10
Played time
Indicates played time.
11
Playing status
Displays playing status.
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Changing the LCD Monitor Display
The type of information displayed on the LCD monitor can be changed using the
button. Press the
button repeatedly to change the LCD display from one type to another. In Photo Mode, the LCD display can
be changed into any of the following:
• Basic
• Full
• None
• Guideline
• The OSD information may vary depending on the record mode type.
• The following icons, if enabled, are still displayed on the LCD even when OSD off or
Guide lines on: AEB, Face tracking, AF lamp, Drive mode, and Focus.
• Use the "Guide lines" to properly set image for capture.
In Playback mode, the LCD display can be changed into any of the following:
• Basic
• Full
• None
LCD display cannot be changed in the following situations:
• Adjusting Aperture value/Shutter speed under Manual exposure mode.
• Adjusting Aperture value under Aperture Priority mode.
• Adjusting Shutter speed under Shutter Priority mode.
• Recording video or audio clips
• Playing video or audio clips
• Playing slideshow
Recording Images, Videos and Voices
Taking Images
Now that you are familiar with your camera, you are now ready to take your images. Taking images with
your camera is very simple.
1. Turn on the camera by pressing the Power button.
2. Frame the shot using the focus bracket on the LCD monitor.
See illustration on the right.
3. Pressing the Shutter button down halfway automatically
focuses and adjusts the exposure, and pressing the Shutter
button down fully captures the images.
appears, hold the camera
When the shake warning icon
steadily, with your arms at your side or use a tripod to stabilize
the camera to prevent blurred images.
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Setting the Zoom Control
Using a combination of 21 times optical zoom and 5 times digital zoom permits zoom photography at up to
105 times magnification. While the digital zoom can be a useful feature, the more an image is enlarged
(zoomed), the more pixelated (grainier) the image will appear. Please refer to "Setting the Digital Zoom"
on page 43 on how to setup digital zoom.
To adjusts the optical zoom:
1. Spin the Zoom lever to zoom in or zoom out an image.
2. The zoom indicator appears on the LCD monitor.
Zoom lever
1.
2.
Spin the lever clockwise (right) to zoom in.
Spin the lever counterclockwise (left) to zoom out.
To adjusts the digital zoom:
1.
2.
3.
Activate digital zoom. See "Setting the Digital Zoom" on page 43.
Spin the Zoom lever clockwise/counterclockwise optically zooms in/out to the maximum until it
stops.
Release the Zoom lever.
Optical zoom 1X to 21X
Digital zoom 1X to 5X
Digital zoom is not activated in recording videos
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Using Flash
When taking pictures in difficult lighting conditions, use the Flash/Right button to get correct exposure.
This function cannot be activated in recording videos or continuous shooting.
To activate Flash:
• Press the Flash/Right button on your camera
repeatedly until your desired flash mode is displayed on
the LCD monitor.
Your camera is equipped with five flash modes:
Flash/Right
button
Auto flash is enabled
Auto. The flash fires automatically whenever extra
lighting is needed.
Red-eye reduction. The flash fires twice to reduce the
red-eye effect.
Forced on. The flash fires whenever you press the
Shutter button regardless of lighting conditions.
Slow sync. The flash fires with a slow shutter speed.
Forced off. The flash is turned off.
• Flash function is only available in shooting still images but not available in Burst,
Speedy Burst and AEB modes.
• Do not charge the flash while spinning the Zoom lever. Charge the flash after
releasing the zoom lever if necessary.
Setting the Focus Mode
This function allows users to define the type focus when recording a still image or a video clip.
To set the Focus mode
• Press the Macro/Left button repeatedly until the desired focus mode icon is displayed on the lower
left corner of the LCD monitor.
Macro/Left button
Your camera supports the four focus modes:
Normal. With normal focus, the focus range starts from 0.10m.
When the camera is set to Normal mode, there is no icon
displayed on the screen.
Macro. This mode is designed for close-up photography.
If Macro is enabled, you can capture the detail and sharpness of
a very close image by fixed focus.
Pan Focus. The focus of this mode is in the maximum
Depth of Field (DOF), not designing for close-up photography.
Focus enabled
Infinity. When Infinity is set, the camera focuses on
distant objects.
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Using the Function Menu
The Function Menu is used to adjust capture settings in Photo Mode. It contains My Mode, Photo Size,
Quality, Movie Size, EV Compensation, White Balance, ISO, 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.
Menu Options
• The Menu bar displays the current status
of your 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.
or
key to move through
• Use the
the menu selections then press the OK
button to save and apply changes.
Menu bar
My Mode
1. The My Mode function displays the 6 most recent modes
used in order (except Voice Recording). When you move
through the different modes in the menu options, the
items on the menu bar changes synchronously to the
corresponding available settings.
2. This function only appears while using scene mode.
Photo Size
The Photo Size function is used to set the resolution before
you capture the image. Changing the Photo Size affects the
number of images that can be stored in your memory card.
The higher the resolution, the more memory space is
required.
The table below shows the Photo Size values for still images.
Icon
Pixel Size
Printing Size
Suggestion
Pixel Size
Printing Size
Suggestion
4320 x 3240
A2 Size
2048 x 1536
4" x 6"
4320 x 2880
Standard print paper
1920 x 1080
HDTV
3264 x 2448
A3 Size
640 x 480
E-mail
2592 x 1944
A4 Size
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Quality
The Quality sets the quality (compression) at which the image is
captured. The quality determines the amount of compression
applied to your images. Fine quality would give you the best
images with sharper details and less compression. However, the
higher the quality, the more memory space is required in your
memory card.
EV Compensation
Images can be captured with the overall scene intentionally
made brighter or darker. These settings are used when a
suitable brightness (exposure) cannot otherwise be obtained in
circumstances where the difference in brightness between the
subject and the background (the contrast) is large, or when the
subject that you wish to capture is very small within the scene.
Available for still images only.
• To adjust EV settings, press the
or
keys to
increase/decrease the value. As you adjust the settings,
the LCD monitor synchronously displays the image
applying the EV settings. Press the OK button to save and
apply changes.
Recording Videos
You can record videos with the camera, the available
recording time depends on the capacity of the memory card.
Videos can be recorded until the maximum memory capacity
has been reached. However the length of a single video may
be limited (the limitation depends on the camera model).
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Press the Movie button to start recording.
Focus your camera on the subject that you want to take.
Spin the Zoom lever to zoom in and zoom out an image.
.
To pause recording, press the key
again.
To continue recording, press the key
To stop recording, press the Movie button.
• When the camera stop recording due to reaching maximum capacity (4GB) for a
single video, simply press the Movie button again to continue recording.
• The camera will automatically stop recording when the memory capacity is full.
• Digital zoom is not available while recording a video.
• Sound cannot be recorded while using zooms (Spinning the Zoom lever.)
• Power save is not available in video recording or pause recording.
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Settings of Recording Videos
Press Function button to enable video setting menu before recording a video.
Movie Size
The Movie Size function appears only in Movie mode. Use this
function to adjust the resolution and quality of movie clips.
The table below shows the available size and corresponding image quality settings.
Icon
Item
Description
1280 X 720
HDTV (Support SDHC_Class(6))
The length of a single video recording is up to 23 minutes. It will
automatically stop recording if time is over.
640 X 480
High Quality
320 X 240
Normal
Web
For Internet, see "Internet Mode" on page 27 below.
• When Lens temperature over 55ºC, the camera will stop movie recording.
• When Lens temperature over 60ºC, the camera will power off automatically.
Internet Mode
The Internet Mode allows you to record videos with predefined video settings for easy upload to the
Internet website.
Therefore when you record using the Internet Mode, the following standards are followed:
• Recorded videos are set to Internet standard resolution of 640 X 480.
• Recording automatically stops when the file reaches 1 GB.
• Available recording time for Internet Mode is up to 10 minutes.
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White 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.
• As you move through the selection, you can see the
preview on the LCD monitor synchronously.
Icon
Item
Description
Auto White Balance
The camera automatically adjusts the white balance.
Daylight
Ideally used for bright sunny conditions.
Cloudy
Ideally used for cloudy conditions.
Tungsten
Ideally used for indoor images with tungsten or halogen
lighting without a flash.
Fluorescent 1
Ideally used for indoor images with bluish fluorescent
lighting conditions.
Fluorescent 2
Ideally used for indoor images with reddish fluorescent
lighting conditions.
Custom
Used when light source cannot be specified.
Press the Shutter button for the camera to automatically
adjust the appropriate white balance setting according to
the environment.
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.
• Use a higher ISO setting in dim conditions and a lower ISO
setting in brighter conditions.
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Metering
This sets the metering method for calculating the exposure.
Icon
Item
Description
Multi
The entire area of the screen is measured, and the exposure is calculated.
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, and the
exposure is calculated.
Color Mode
The Color Mode function applies different colors or tones for a
more artistic effect on the still images or videos.
• As you move through the selection, the preview on the
LCD monitor changes synchronously.–
Icon
Item
Description
Normal
The camera records normally.
LOMO
Captures a photo or records a movie in LOMO style.
Vivid
The camera captures the image with more contrast and saturation
emphasizing on the bold colors.
Sepia
Images are captured in sepia tones.
Color Accent (Red)
Retains red tone while the rest of the scene becomes black and white.
Color Accent (Green)
Retains green tone while the rest of the scene becomes black and white.
Color Accent (Blue)
Retains blue tone while the rest of the scene becomes black and white.
B&W
Images are captured in black and white.
Vivid Red
Captured image becomes reddish. Ideally used to record images like
flowers and cars to make them more vivid.
Vivid Green
Captured image becomes greenish. Ideally used to record images like
mountains and lawns to make them more vivid
Vivid Blue
Captured image becomes bluish. Ideally used to record images like the
sky and the ocean to make them look more vivid.
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Mode dial
There are 8 recording modes can be set by turning the Mode dial, such as
Intelligent Scene, Scene mode, Continuous Shooting, Photo Stitch, Manual
Exposure, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Program. Once turning the
Mode dial, it will enter the selected mode immediately even in Playback mode
or during movie recording.
For detail operation, please see the following sections.
The table below shows the available settings for Mode dial.
Icon
Mode
Description
Intelligent Scene
The camera detects the shooting conditions and automatically switches to
the appropriate scene mode. See "Using Intelligent Scene" on page 31 for
more details.
Scene mode
Turns the mode dial to enter last used Scene mode. Press the MENU button
to select other scene mode. See "Setting the Scene Mode" on page 32 for
more details.
Continuous
Shooting
Turns the mode dial to enter last used Continuous Shooting mode. See
"Using Continuous Shooting" on page 38 for more details.
Photo Stitch
This feature creates a panoramic photo from multiple shots. See "Using
Photo Stitch Mode" on page 38 for more details.
Manual Exposure
This feature lets users to adjust the shutter speed and aperture value to
correctly expose your images. See "Using Manual Exposure" on page 39 for
more details.
Aperture Priority
This feature lets users to adjust the aperture value and the camera
automatically selects the shutter speed to match the brightness. See "Using
Aperture Priority Mode" on page 40 for more details.
Shutter Priority
This feature lets users to adjust the shutter speed and the camera
automatically selects the aperture value to match the brightness. See
"Using Shutter Priority Mode" on page 40 for more details.
Program
The camera automatically adjusts suitable shooting settings like shutter
speed and aperture values.
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Using Intelligent Scene
This feature is most useful for novice users to capture great images even without basic knowledge of
photography. Simply frame the shot with the help of Intelligent Scene Mode, the camera automatically
recognizes 11 kinds of scenes - Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Macro, Text, Snow, Backlight, Backlight
Portrait, Night Scene, Night Portrait and Foliage - and selects the ideal settings.
Intelligent scene icon. After the camera detects the shooting
conditions, this icon changes to show the detected scene mode.
The camera changed to Landscape mode
automatically.
To activate Intelligent Scene
1. Select from the Scene Mode submenu.
2. Focus the camera on the subject to capture.
3. The camera detects the shooting conditions
and switches to an appropriate scene mode.
4. Half press the Shutter button to focus the
subject. The frame turns green to indicate
focus is set.
5. Press the Shutter button to take the shot.
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Setting the Scene Mode
By simply selecting one of the following 27 modes, you can
capture the image with the most appropriate settings.
1. Turn the Mode dial to icon SCN.
2. Use the navigation controls to move through the selection.
3. Press the OK button to save and activate the selected
scene mode.
The table below shows the available scene mode settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Portrait
The camera blurs the background to focus on the subject.
Landscape
This feature is used to emphasize wide scenic views.
Sunset
This feature enhances the red hue for recording sunset images.
Backlight
This feature is used to capture the image of a backlight object by
changing the metering.
Kids
This feature is used to capture still images of moving kids.
Night Scene
This feature is used to capture images with night scenery background.
Fireworks
This feature slows shutter speed to capture fireworks explosions.
Snow
This feature is used for beach and snow scenes.
Sports
This feature captures still images in high speed motions.
Party
This feature is used for wedding or indoor party settings.
Candlelight
This feature is used to capture warm candle light effects.
Night Portrait
This feature is used to capture portrait pictures with night or dark
background.
Soft Skin
This feature enhances skin tone thus facial skin appears smooth.
Flowing Water
This feature enhances smooth effects like water or silk.
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Food
This feature is used to capture food images. The increased saturation in
this mode makes the captured image more enticing.
Building
This feature enhances the edges of captured images.
Text
This feature enhances the black and white contrast normally used when
capturing text images.
Foliage
This feature boosts the saturation of greens to give a rich color to foliage.
Auction
This feature combines up to 4 shots into a single image and provides 4
patterns to select for usage of auction.
Smile Capture
This feature uses face tracking to auto detect faces to capture. When
smiles are detected, it continuously captures the image.
Blink Detection
This feature detects if the subject blinked an eye when the image is
captured and gives the user an option whether to save it or not.
Pre-composition
This feature captures an image temporarily as a reference. Full press
shutter after referring the subject to the reference point.
Love Portrait
Self Portrait
D-Lighting
This feature uses face tracking to auto detect faces to capture portraits
images without the help of others. When over two faces are detected, AF
is automatically activated. The camera starts count down and captures a
picture in two seconds.
This feature set zoom to wide end. When one face is detected, AF
automatically activated and plays the sound (Bi) for notice. Then camera
starts count down and captures a picture in two seconds.
This feature applies digital processing only to the necessary portion(s) of
the image and preserves details in highlights and shadows with natural
contrast.
Fisheye Lens
This feature captures a full-frame hemispherical image.
Voice Recording
This mode is used to record audio clips.
After selecting the scene mode, the selected mode, except Voice Recording, will be added to the forefront
in My Mode of Function Menu. In the Menu options, 6 most recent used modes will be displayed in order.
See "Using the Function Menu" on page 25.
Using Kids Mode
Tactically, kids are the most difficult to photograph. They tend
to be highly animated and can be a real challenge to make
them pay attention for more than just a second or two. To
capture a great moment for your kids, just keep the camera in
kid mode. The mode provides higher shutter speed and
always focuses on moving subject.
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Using Sports Mode
When you need a series of sports motion images, such as a golf swing, or try to capture the images of a
flying hummingbird/butterfly, be sure to switch the scene mode to sports mode. This mode provides
shutter in Burst speed (Keep shooting images long as the Shutter button is pressed) which allows you to
capture a sequence of pictures that are frames apart clearly.
Make sure you have plenty of memory in your memory card as you will need it when you start
shooting.
Using Party Mode
Let the Party mode on! It can be difficult to get everyone on a party. While you have the whole gang
together, take a group or family portrait. Party mode features on Red-eye reduction flash and face tracking.
You’ll miss fewer shots, and have more time to focus on enjoying the party.
Using Soft Skin mode
When the soft skin mode is activated, it makes wrinkles and lines look less conspicuous, while preserving
resolution in areas of the picture outside of the skin. The camera detects skin color area, such as the face
and processes the image to make the skin appear smooth.
Using Food Mode
How to share your dining experiences and comments of
interesting widgets on your blog by close-up images? Just get
the camera and set the scene with food mode. This mode
features on macro focus and auto flash designed for close-up
photography.
Macro focus and Auto Flash are
enabled by using Food mode.
Using Foliage Mode
A scenic image, such as a garden or forest scene, that full of doll green colors is boring. In foliage mode,
the greens, blues, are brilliantly enhanced making scenic pictures pop out with bright color.
Using Auction Mode
It’s hard and wastes a lot of time to combine several images by software. Select Auction mode and choose
a pattern, then take a few shots from different angle. The camera composes a combined image in lower
resolution suited to online posting.
1. Select Auction mode from Scene mode menu.
or
keys to choose a pattern.
2. Use
3. Press the OK button to start shooting.
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4. Frame the subject and press the Shutter button to take
the first shot.
5. Press OK button to continue the second shot.
6. Or, press Menu button to go back the first shot.
7. Repeat step 4 to 6, until the pattern is filled in images.
8. Press OK button to save the composed image.
9. Or, press Menu button to go back last shot.
10.
11.
The camera saves the image to memory.
Use USB cable or memory card reader (Please refer to
"Connecting the Camera to a PC" on page 60) to transfer
the image to PC and upload it to website.
Auction mode provides 4 kinds of pattern as follow
The image is set to low quality and VGA (640x480) size only.
Using Smile Capture Mode
When facing camera, especially kids, smiles are always short and hard to seize by manual shutter. Smile
capture mode detects every smile all the time and performs Automatic Focus (AF) to capture an image
without pressing Shutter button.
Follow the instructions to get a Happy image by Smile
Capture Mode:
1. Select Smile capture mode from scene menu.
2. Focus the camera on the subject to capture.
3. When a smile is detected, the white focus frame turns
green to denote camera shutter and take a shot
automatically.
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Using Blink Detection Mode
Nothing ruins a great picture more than having your subjects' eyes closed. Blink Detection provides you
with extra assurance when capturing once-in-a-lifetime moments like holding a trophy with teammates
after winning a basketball game.
If closed eyes are detected, a saving confirmation menu appears on the screen, allowing you to re-take the
shot before your subject or subjects move on.
To activate Blink Detection
1. Select Blink Detection Mode from Scene Mode submenu.
2. Half press the Shutter button to focus the subject.
The frame turns green to indicate focus is set.
3. Press the Shutter button to capture the image and
automatically save the Image.
4. If the camera detects subject blinked eye, a "Save
image" or "Cancel" option appears on the screen.
5. Select Save image to save or Cancel to disregard
Using Pre-composition Mode
When asking someone else to take images for you, but the images always don’t come up right?
Pre-composition helps you get the background you want,
even if you need to ask someone else to record the image
for you.
Basically, Pre-composition is a two-step process.
1. Compose the background you want and press the Shutter
button (full press), which causes 1/3 of semi-transparent
image of the background to remain on the LCD monitor.
Press Menu button to cancel the semi-transparent
temporarily image.
2. Ask someone else to record a shot of you against your
original pre-composed background, telling him/her to
compose the image by using the 1/3 semi-transparent
screen image as a guide.
3. Move your position until photographer confirm your whole
or half body in the frame and in the right place.
4. Press the Shutter button. Camera stores the image
produced by this step only.
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Using Love Portrait
Want to take a good image when there are just two of you? All you have to do is hold the camera and show
your smiles together.
If over two faces had been recognized, the camera performs 2-second countdown with a beep notice then
take a shot without pressing the Shutter button.
Using Self Portrait
When you are the one taking the picture for yourself, then self portrait mode is necessary besides the
tripod. With your long arm’s help, the camera begin face tracking in self portrait mode. If a face had been
recognized, the camera performs 2-second countdown with a beep notice then take a shot without
pressing the Shutter button.
Tips
•
•
•
to make a great shape by self portrait photography:
Lean in towards the camera to reduce double chin.
Angle your body and bend your arms to look slimmer.
Keep your shoulders back.
Using D-Lighting Mode
Active D-Lighting mode preserves details in highlights and shadows, creating photos with natural contrast.
Use for high contrast scenes, for example, when photographing brightly light outdoor scenery through a
door/window, or taking pictures of shaded subjects on a sunny day. With this feature, the adjustment of
contrast is accomplished in-camera and requires no additional post-processing for the bulk of images.
Using Fisheye Lens Mode
The Fisheye Lens mode applies a hemispherical effect on the
photos to make them look more interesting.
Original
Fisheye Lens
Using Voices Recording
1. From the Scene menu, select Voice Recording. The
Voice Recording screen layout is displayed on the LCD
monitor.
2. Press the Shutter button to start recording.
3. Press the Shutter button again to stop recording.
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Using Continuous Shooting
Turn the Mode dial to icon Continuous Shooting. Press Up key to select between the following settings:
Icon
Item
Description
Burst
Performs continuous shooting when the Shutter button is pressed.
Stops shooting when the shutter button is released.
Speedy Burst
Captures 30 images in a shot when the Shutter button is pressed.
Auto set Image size to VGA only.
AEB
AEB stands for Automatic Exposure Bracketing. It permits 3 consecutive
images in the order of standard exposure, under exposure and
overexposure compensation.
Using Photo Stitch Mode
Use this feature to create a panoramic photo from
multiple shots. You can combine up to 2 or 3 shots
into one single and seamless image quickly and
easily.
To stitch the still image
1.
Enter Photo Stitch mode and press the Shutter
button to take the first shot. Then, press the
UP key to select the direction how shots will be
stitched.
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2.
A guidance bar appears after taking the
first shot. Follow the direction displayed on
LCD screen to pan the camera. Or, press
the Menu button to restart shooting.
4.
After taking the second shot, the yellow
block moves to the end of the guidance
bar, and the OK button appears as well.
You can press the OK button to stitch the
first two shots, or the Menu button to
restart shooting.
3.
Once the
icon overlaps the yellow block,
you can get another shot without pressing the
shutter button.
5.
Same as step 3, moves the
icon to overlap the yellow block, and then you can get the third shot
and the combined image is generated automatically. Now, you finish this set of stitch shooting.
The following settings are fixed in Photo Stitch mode:
• Flash: Forced Off
• Drive mode: Off
• Focus mode Auto focus
• AF Area: Wide
Using Manual Exposure
When the camera is in the manual exposure mode, you can change either aperture or shutter speed, or both.
To activate Manual Exposure
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Turn the Mode dial to icon Manual Exposure.
Press OK button to enter the adjust mode.
or
keys to select the shutter speed.
Use the
or
keys to select the aperture value.
Or, use the
Use the OK button to switch between aperture and
shutter speed adjustment and vice versa.
6. Press the Shutter button to capture the image.
Displays the aperture and
shutter speed value
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Using Aperture Priority Mode
This mode is designed for control the aperture value by user and let camera decide the shatter speed.
The main impact that aperture had on images was with regards to Depth of Field. (DOF)
• Choose lager aperture, only one subject in focus but the background nice and blurred. (Shallow DOF)
• Choose smaller aperture, an image with everything in focus. (Great DOF)
To set Aperture values
1. Turn the Mode dial to icon Aperture Priority.
2. Press OK button to enter the adjust mode.
or
keys to select the aperture value
3. Use the
options.
4. Press the Shutter button to capture the image.
Displays the aperture value
Using Shutter Priority Mode
This mode is designed for capturing moving subjects. A faster shutter speed is required to freeze a motion
(flying birds), while the slower shutter speed creates a sense of motion (water flowing).
To set Shutter values
1. Turn the Mode dial to icon Shutter Priority.
2. Press OK button to enter the adjust mode.
or
keys to select the shutter value
3. Use the
options.
4. Press the Shutter button to capture the image.
Displays the shutter value
Using the Record Menu
If you are in Photo Mode, you can access the Record menu simply by pressing the MENU button on your
camera.
When the menu is displayed, use the 4-way navigation control and the OK button to move through menu
selections and apply your desired settings. To close the menu anytime, press the menu button again.
Record Menu
The Record menu allows you to change modes, and setup other
capture settings.
To go to Record Menu:
Turn on the camera by pressing Power button.
to launch the Record Menu.
Press
Use the
or
keys to move through the menu
or OK button.
To select an item, press
Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation
control.
5. Press the OK button to save and apply settings.
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Setting the Drive Mode
Your camera features a Self-timer and Burst which can be set
in the Drive mode function in the Record Menu. The Self-timer
allows you to take images after a pre-defined delay. While
burst lets you take consecutive shots. This function is only
available in recording still images. The Drive mode setting is
automatically set to off when you turn off the camera.
To set the Drive Mode
1. From the Record menu, select Drive Mode.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Drive mode settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Off
Captures an image without time delay.
10 Sec.
Sets a 10-second delay to capture image after pressing the Shutter button.
2 Sec.
Sets a 2-second delay to capture image after pressing the Shutter button.
Double
Performs delay and capture twice:
• Performs a 10-second delay, then captures the image.
• Performs another 2-second delay then captures the image again.
Setting the AF Area
AF stands for Automatic Focus. This feature determines the
area on which the camera focuses.
To set AF Area
1. From the Record menu, select AF Area.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available AF area settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Wide
The camera automatically selects focus area within the wide frame.
Center
The focus area is fixed on the center.
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Setting the AF Lamp
The AF Lamp function allows you to record images even low
light conditions.
If AF Lamp is set to Auto, the AF lamp located in the front of
the camera, see "Front View" on page 11, emits an red light by
half pressing the Shutter button allowing the camera to focus
easily.
To set AF Lamp
1. From the Record menu, select AF Lamp.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
Setting Sharpness
This function allows you to enhance or soften finer details of
your images.
To set Sharpness
1. From the Record menu, select Sharpness.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Sharpness settings.
Icon
Item
Description
High
Sharpens the image.
Normal
Normal sharpness.
Low
Softens the image.
Setting Saturation
The Saturation function lets you adjust the color saturation in
your images. Use a higher saturation setting for rich colors
and a lower saturation setting for more natural tones.
To set Saturation
1. From the Record menu, select Saturation.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Saturation settings.
Icon
Item
Description
High
Enhance the saturation.
Normal
Normal saturation.
Low
Reduce the saturation.
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Setting Contrast
This function allows you to adjust the contrast of your images.
To set Contrast
1. From the Record menu, select Contrast.
2. Use the
or
keys to go through the selection.
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
Icon
Item
Description
High
Enhance the contrast
Normal
Normal contrast
Low
Reduce the contrast
Setting the Digital Zoom
This feature controls the digital zoom mode of your camera.
Your camera enlarges an image using the optical zoom first.
When the zoom scale exceeds 21X, the camera uses digital
zoom.
To set Digital Zoom
1. From the Record menu, select Digital Zoom.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
The table below shows the available Digital Zoom settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Intelligent Zoom
Enlarges the image digitally with almost no distortion. This feature is
available for still images only.
Standard Zoom
Enlarges all image sizes up to a maximum of 5x in preview, but the image
quality deteriorates.
Off
Uses the optical zoom only.
• Digital Zoom is not available in Face tracking on, Movie, and Voice Recording
modes.
• The maximum Intellect zoom scale varies depending on the image type and
resolution.
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Setting the Date Stamp
The date of recording can be printed directly on the still
images. This function must be activated before the image is
captured. Once date and time are stamped on an image, they
can no longer be edited or deleted.
Limitations of Date Stamp functions are as follows:
• Available for still images only.
• May slow down AEB/ Burst mode when Date Stamp is
enabled in AEB/ Burst mode.
• In vertical or rotated images, the date and time on your
images still appear horizontally.
To set Date Stamp
1. From the Record menu, select Date Stamp.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
Setting Auto Review
The Auto Review function lets you view the captured image
right after shooting it.
If Auto review is On, the camera will display the captured
image for 1 second on the LCD monitor.
To set Auto Review
1. From the Record menu, select Auto Review.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
Setting Stabilizer
This function allows you to prevent blurred images caused by
shaking.
1. Enable the Stabilizer under the Record Menu.
or
keys to go through the selection.
2. Use the
3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes.
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Playback
You can playback the still images, video and audio clips on the LCD monitor.
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. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. The LCD monitor displays an image. To understand the icons and other information on the screen,
please see "Photo Mode Screen Layout" on page 18.
Still Image
Video
Audio Clip
3. Use the
or
keys to view next/previous image/video/audio.
4. To play a video or audio clip, press the OK button. See "Playing Videos" on page 46 and "Playing
Voice Recording" on page 47 for more details.
Viewing Thumbnails
This function allows you to view 9-thumbnail images or by calendar mode on the LCD monitor at the same
time. Searching numerous of images is much easier then single view navigation.
To set 9-images mode
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press the Playback button
on the camera.
Spin the Zoom lever counterclockwise (left) once to enter 9-images mode.
Use the navigation controls to move through the items.
Press the OK button to select the image and view it normally.
Scroll bar.
If scroll bars appear, it indicates that the screen can be scrolled.
Thumbnail view
To set calendar mode
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. Spin the Zoom lever counterclockwise (left) twice to
view thumbnails in calendar mode.
3. Use the navigation controls to move through the items.
4. Press the OK button to select an image and view it
normally.
In calendar mode:
• The first file (Including image, video, audio and error file) recorded on each date
appears on the screen.
• Spin the Zoom lever clockwise (right) would back to 9-images mode.
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Thumbnail icons:
When you view the thumbnails, some images may contain icons. These icons indicate the type of file or
recording.
Icon
Type
Description
Voice Record
Indicates a voice recording file.
File Error
Indicates an error file.
Zooming images
The zoom view function works with still images only.
• In normal view, spin the Zoom lever clockwise (right)
repeatedly until the desired zoom view.
• The 4 arrows on the LCD monitor indicate that the
image is zoomed in.
• You can zoom to view an image of up to 12X.
• Use the navigation controls to view the zoomed image.
• Press the Menu button to close zoom view.
For 320 x 240 resolution images, you can only zoom in up to 6X.
Playing Videos
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved
images. A video clip has a video icon displayed on screen.
3. Press the OK button to play the video.
or
keys to
4. During playback, press and hold the
fast forward or rewind the video. The camera supports
forward and rewind speed of up to 4x.
5. During playback, use the Zoom lever to control volume.
Spin clockwise (right) to increase volume/Spin
counterclockwise (left) to decrease volume.
key to pause playback. Press the key
6. Press the
again to resume. When paused, the play info will remain
on screen except
.
7. To forward or rewind the video frame by frame, press the
to pause playback, then press the
or
key
keys.
key to stop the playback. The LCD monitor
8. Press the
displays the video frame image in Single navigation mode.
• The play info, except the icon
, will be displayed when the video is paused,
during REW/FF or frame by frame modes
• Volume cannot be adjusted when paused or during REW/FF modes.
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To capture screenshot image from a video clip
1. During playback of video, press the key
to pause
playback on your desired video frame to capture.
2. Press the Shutter button to capture a screenshot.
3. The camera stop playback. The LCD monitor displays the
captured image in Single navigation mode.
This feature does not function when pressing shutter key and PV displays memory full
or the folder cannot be created msg.
Playing Voice Recording
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved
images. When viewing a voice recording file, the LCD
monitor displays the screen layout of Audio clips. See
picture on the right.
3. Press the OK button to play the voice recording.
4. During playback, use the Zoom lever to control volume.
Spin clockwise (right) to increase volume/Spin
counterclockwise (left) to decrease volume.
key to pause playback. Press the
key
5. Press the
again to resume. When paused, the play info will remain
.
on screen except
key to stop the playback. The LCD monitor
6. Press the
displays the image in Single navigation mode.
Volume cannot be adjusted during Pause mode.
Playing Voice Memo
Voice memo is separately recorded and attached to a captured image. See "Voice Memo" on page 52 on
how to record voice memo.
on the camera.
1. Press the Playback button
2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved
images. An image file with voice memo has a voice memo
icon located on the top center of the LCD monitor. See
picture on the right.
3. Press the OK button to play the voice recording.
4. During playback, use the Zoom lever to control volume.
Spin clockwise (right) to increase volume/Spin
counterclockwise (left) to decrease volume.
to pause playback. Press the key
5. Press the key
again to resume. When paused, the play info will remain
on screen except
.
to stop the playback. The LCD monitor
6. Press the key
displays the image in Single navigation mode.
Volume cannot be adjusted when you pause the voice memo.
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Deleting an Image/Video/Audio
There are two ways to delete an image/video/audio:
• Using the Delete button.
• Using Playback Menu Delete settings. See "Delete" on page 49.
Using the Delete Button
Use the Fn/Delete button on your camera to delete an image/video/audio clip.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Press the Playback button
on the camera.
View images/videos/audio clips in Single navigation mode.
or
keys to scroll the display.
Use the
When the desired image/video/audio clip is displayed on
the LCD monitor, press the Fn/Delete button.
A confirmation selection appears on screen.
Select Delete.
Press the OK button to delete.
The next image is displayed on the LCD monitor. To delete
or
keys to scroll through the
another file, use the
images/videos/audio clips. Then, repeat steps 6 to 7.
To close the Delete function and go back to the single
navigation mode, select Cancel.
Locked files cannot be deleted at any time. When you try to delete a locked file, the
camera displays "File Locked" message on the LCD monitor.
Playback Menu
The Playback menu allows you to edit images, record voice memo, and setup playback settings.
To go to Playback Menu:
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. Press Menu button to launch the Playback Menu.
or
keys to move through the menu
3. Use the
selections.
or the OK button.
4. To select a menu, press
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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Delete
The Delete function allows to remove unwanted files in the internal memory or on the memory card.
Protected files cannot be erased, to delete, unprotect the file first. See "Protect" on page 51.
To delete an image/video/audio clip:
1. From the Playback menu, select Delete.
2. The Delete submenu is displayed on the LCD monitor.
Available select settings:
• Single. Select one file to delete.
• Voice Only. Delete only the attached voice memo,
not voice clips. The image is still retained in the
memory.
• Multi. Select multiple files to delete at the same
time.
• All. Delete all files.
To delete a single file:
1. Select Single in the Delete submenu, the images are
displayed on the LCD monitor in single navigation mode.
or
keys to scroll the display.
2. Use the
3. When the desired image/video/audio clip is displayed on
the LCD monitor, select Delete.
4. Press the OK button to delete.
5. The next image is displayed on the LCD monitor. To delete
or
keys to scroll through the
another file, use the
images/videos/audio clips. Repeat steps 3 to 4.
6. To close the Delete function and go back Playback menu,
select Cancel.
To delete attached voice memo:
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. View images/videos/audio clips in Single navigation mode.
or
keys to scroll until the desired image
3. Use the
with voice memo is displayed on the screen.
4. Press Menu button to launch the Playback Menu.
or
keys to move through the Playback
5. Use the
menu selections then select Delete.
6. From the Delete submenu, select Voice only.
7. A confirmation selection appears, select Yes.
8. Press the OK button to delete the attached voice memo
and go back to Playback mode.
The Voice Only submenu is disabled if the current image displayed, at the time you
access the Delete menu, does not have any attached voice memo.
To delete multiple files:
1. Select Multi in the Delete submenu, the images are
displayed in thumbnail view on the LCD monitor.
2. Use the navigation control to move through the files.
3. When the desired image/video/audio clip is highlighted,
press the OK button to mark image/video/audio clip for
deletion.
4. Repeat step 3 until all desired images for deletion are
marked.
5. Press the MENU button. A confirmation selection appears.
6. Select Yes to confirm.
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7. Press the OK button to delete marked files.
To delete all files:
1. Select All in the Delete submenu. A confirmation message
appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button to delete all files.
Slide Show
The slide show function enables you to playback your still images automatically in order one image at a
time.
To view slideshow:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
From the Playback menu, select Slide Show. The Slideshow menu appears.
Set the slide show settings.
Select Start, then press the OK button to start the slide show.
During slideshow, press the OK button to pause slide show.
or
keys to move through the options. Select whether to Continue or Exit the slide
Use the
show.
6. Press the OK button to apply selected option.
To change slide show settings:
1. From the Slide show menu, use the
or
keys t to
move through the selections.
or
keys to adjust.
2. Select Interval setting. Press the
Choose among the available interval settings: 1 sec., 3
sec., 5 sec., and 10 sec.
or
keys to
3. Select Transition setting. Press the
adjust. Choose among the available transition settings:
.
4. Select Repeat setting. Press the
Available settings are: Yes, No.
or
keys to adjust.
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Protect
Set the data to read-only to prevent images from being erased by mistake.
A protected file has a lock icon
when viewed on Playback mode.
To protect files:
1. From the Playback menu, select Protect.
2. The Protect submenu is displayed on the LCD monitor.
Available select settings:
• Single. Select one file to lock/unlock.
• Multi. Select multiple files from the thumbnail view to
lock/unlock.
• Lock All. Lock all files
• Unlock All. Unlock all files.
To protect/unprotect a single file:
1. Select Single in the Protect submenu, the images are
displayed on the LCD monitor in single navigation mode.
or
keys to scroll the display.
2. Use
3. When the desired file is displayed on the LCD monitor,
press the OK button to select Lock/Unlock.
4. To close the protect/unprotect function and go back
Playback menu, select Exit.
To protect/unprotect multiple files:
1. Select Multi in the Protect submenu, the images are
displayed in thumbnail view on the LCD monitor.
2. Use the navigation control to move through the files.
3. When the desired file is highlighted, press the OK button to
mark/unmark the file clip for protection.
4. Repeat step 3 until all desired files to protect are marked.
5. Press the MENU button. A confirmation selection appears.
6. Select Yes.
7. Press the OK button to lock files and go back to Playback
mode.
To protect all files:
1. Select Lock all in the Protect submenu. A confirmation
message appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button to lock all files.
To unlock all files:
1. Select Unlock all in the Protect submenu. A confirmation
message appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button to unlock all protected files.
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Red-eye Correction
The Red-eye Correction function is used to reduce red eye in captured images. This function is only
available for still images. Red-eye correction can be applied to an image several times, but the quality may
gradually deteriorate.
To activate Red-eye Correction:
on the camera.
Press the Playback button
or
keys to scroll and select an image.
Press the
Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
Select Red-eye Correction.
Select Start.
Press the OK button to start correction.
After completing Red-eye correction, a menu selection
appears. Select whether to:
• Overwrite. Save and replace old file with a new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel red-eye correction.
8. Press the OK button to save/cancel changes.
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Voice Memo
A maximum of 30 seconds of audio can be recorded as a memo for captured still images.
To record voice memo:
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Press the Playback button
on the camera.
Press the
or
keys to scroll and select an image to attach voice memo to.
Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
Select Voice Memo.
Select Start, then press the OK button to start recording.
Press the OK button again to stop recording.
Time left (n seconds) for recording.
When you record voice memo to an image with an existing voice memo, the old
recording file would be replaced by the new one.
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Color Mode
The Color Mode function lets you adjust edit still images to apply different colors or tones for a more artistic
effect. Edited images in this function are saved as a new file.
To activate Color Mode:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Press the Playback button
on the camera.
or
keys to scroll and select an image to edit.
Press the
Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
Select Color Mode. The Color Mode submenu appears.
5. Press the
or
keys to scroll and select an option. As you move through the selection, the
preview on the LCD monitor changes synchronously.
The succeeding table shows the available settings.
Icon
Item
Description
Normal
No effect is added to the image.
Sepia
Image is saved with a sepia tone.
B&W
Image is saved in black and white.
Negative
Image appears to be the opposite of the original image.
Mosaic
Image is saved with mosaic tiles.
Vivid Red
Image is saved with reddish tint.
Vivid Green
Image is saved with greenish tint.
Vivid Blue
Image is saved with bluish tint.
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Trim
The Trim function allows you to trim an image to another image size. This function is only available for still
images.
To trim an image:
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
or
keys to scroll and select an image to
2. Use the
trim.
3. Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
4. Select Trim. The Trim screen layout is displayed on the
LCD monitor.
5. Use the Zoom lever to change size as zoom in/out.
No.
Description
1
Enlarged image
2
4-way indicator
3
Trimmed size
4
The approx. location of the trimmed area
5
Image area
6. Use the navigation controls to move the image.
7. Press the OK button to apply changes. A menu selection appears.
8. Select whether to:
• Overwrite. Save and replace the old file with the new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel Trim.
9. Press the OK button to save/cancel changes.
• Trim function is not available for images with image size set to VGA.
• All images will be trimmed in 4:3 ratio regardless of its original image ratio.
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Resize
Resizes a previously saved image and only resizing to a smaller size is available.
To resize an image:
1. Press the Playback button
on the camera.
2. Use the
or
keys to scroll and select an image to
resize.
3. Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
4. Select Resize. The Resize submenu is displayed on the
LCD monitor.
5. Select size among: 8M, 5M, 3M, and VGA. Available size
settings may vary depending on original image size.
Unavailable settings appear as gray icons in Resize
submenu.
6. After selecting size, a menu selection appears. Select
whether to:
• Overwrite. Save and replace old file with a new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel resize.
7. Press the OK button to save/cancel changes.
Resize function is not available for images with image size set to VGA.
Startup Image
You can specify the startup image from the captured images for camera.
1. Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
2. Select Startup Image. The menu selection appears.
3. Select options:
• System. Use camera default image.
or
keys to scroll and select
• My Photo. Use the
desired image.
• Off. Disable the startup image.
4. Press the OK button to apply changes.
The startup image will still be displayed startup even if the selected image was
deleted.
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DPOF
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.
To set DPOF:
1. Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu.
2. Select DPOF. The submenu appears. Available settings
are as follows:
• Single. Select a single image to mark.
• All. Mark all images in the memory card.
• Reset. Reset all DPOF settings to initial default
settings.
To set DPOF on a single image/all images:
1. Select Single or All on the DPOF submenu.
or
keys to scroll and
2. For single image, use the
select an image to mark for printing.
or
to
3. Specify the number of copies. Use the
increase/decrease number.
4. Press the Function/Delete button to toggle between
turning on/off the date stamp.
5. Press the OK button to save DPOF settings.
To reset DPOF:
1. Select Reset on the DPOF submenu. A confirmation
message appears.
2. Select Yes.
3. Press the OK button to reset DPOF settings.
Radial Blur
The Radial Blur is an effect creates blurs around a point.
To set Radial blur for an image:
1. Use the
or
keys to specify the level of blurs.
The adjusting result on preview synchronously while
selecting the level.
2. Press the OK button to proceed save options.
3. Available settings are as follow:
• Overwrite. Save and replace the old file with a
new one.
• Save As. Save the new file as a new one.
• Cancel. Cancel Radial blur.
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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 to launch the Record/Playback Menu.
or
keys to switch the menu tab to Setup
2. Use the
menu.
or
keys to move through the menu
3. Use the
selections.
key.
4. To select an item, press the OK button or
5. Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation
control.
6. Press the OK button to save and apply settings.
Setting Sounds
Use the Sound menu functions to control the sounds produced by the camera.
1. From the Setup menu, select Sounds.
2. Adjusts sound settings.
3. Press the OK button to apply changes.
Item
Available Settings
Description
Startup
Sound 1, Sound 2,
Sound 3, Off
Selects the startup sound when camera is turned on.
Shutter
On, Off
Enables or disables shutter sound when Shutter button is pressed.
Shutter sound is not available when recording videos or voice clips.
Beep
volume
0-4
Adjusts volume.
Setting Power Save
The Power Save function allows you to set an idle time after
which the camera automatically sets to sleep mode to save
power. After a minute of being in sleep mode, the camera
eventually turns off power.
This
•
•
•
function is not available in the following instances:
Recording a video or audio file
Playing a slideshow/video/audio file
Using the USB connector
Setting LCD Save
Enable the LCD Save function to automatically decrease the LCD
brightness to conserve battery power. When the camera is idle for
20 seconds, the LCD darkens. Press any button to resume to
normal brightness.
•
The camera is idle when no buttons are pressed. LCD Save,
though enabled, does not function during video playback,
slideshow and video recording.
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Setting Date & Time
Use the Date & Time function to set the date and time of your camera. This function is useful in attaching
date stamps on captured images. Your camera uses a 24-hour time format.
1. Press the navigation controls to adjust date and time
or
keys, the numeric
value. By holding down the
values changes continuously.
2. Press the OK button to apply changes.
Setting Language
Specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the LCD monitor.
1. Use the navigation control to scroll through the list and
select the desired language.
2. Press the OK button to confirm and apply settings.
Setting File Numbering
This function allows you to select the method in which to assign file numbers to images.
Available settings are:
• Series. Assigns number to files in sequence even if the
folder is changed.
• Reset. The file numbering will start from 0001 each time
the folder is changed and "Format" is processed.
To understand folder and file structure of your camera, see
"About Folder and File Names" on page 64.
Setting TV Out
Use the TV Out function to adjust video output signal to accommodate different regional settings. If TV out
is not set correctly, the image may not display properly on TV.
Available settings are:
• NTSC. Applicable in Japan, USA, Canada, Taiwan and
others.
• PAL. Applicable in Europe, Asia (excluding Taiwan),
Oceania and others.
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Setting LCD Brightness
Select a brightness level for the LCD monitor.
Available settings are:
• Auto. Auto detects the LCD brightness.
• Bright. Enhance the LCD brightness.
• Normal. Normal LCD brightness.
Setting Battery Type
Select the type of the battery to ensure the camera shows the
correct battery level on screen.
Available settings are:
• Alkaline
• Ni-MH
• Lithium
Setting Memory Kit
This utility formats the internal memory (or memory card) and erases all stored images and data.
Available settings are:
• Format. Select to format currently used memory.
• Copy to Card. Select to copy all files stored in the internal
memory to the memory card.
• If the images were saved in the internal memory when inserting memory card into
the camera. You can use Copy to Card function in order to copy all images from
the internal memory into memory card.
• If there is no memory card or the internal memory is empty or plug in lock card, the
Copy to Card function is disabled.
Reset All
Use this function to reset the camera to its factory settings.
However, the following settings are exceptions and not affected
by Reset.
• Date & Time
• Language
• TV Out
• Custom White Balance data
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Making Connections
You can connect your camera to: TV, computer, or a printer.
Connecting the Camera to a TV
You can play back your images on a TV screen. Before connecting to any video devices, make sure to
select NTSC/PAL to match the broadcast standard of the video equipment you are going to connect to the
camera.
To connect your camera to a TV:
1. Turn on the camera.
2. Set the TV out to match the TV’s video out format.
See "Setting TV Out" on page 58.
3. Connect the USB/AV 3-in-1 cable to the USB port
on the bottom of your camera.
4. Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s AV
input port.
5. The LCD monitor turns black and all images and
video clips are displayed on the TV.
Connecting the Camera to a PC
You can transfer images, videos and audio files to your
PC.
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 the camera.
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4. The USB mode menu appears on the screen. Select
or
key and press
Computer by using the
the OK button.
5. The PC starts to detect the connection while the
LCD monitor appears Connecting…
6. Connection established after PC MODE appeared
on the LCD monitor
7. Access the files in the camera by your PC.
•
•
The camera’s internal memory and memory card would display as removable drives
in PC.
After the connection, no image is displayed on the LCD monitor.
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Connecting the Camera to a Printer
You can print your images directly using a PictBridge compatible printer.
1. Turn on your Printer. Check that the
printer is turned on, there is paper in
the printer, and there are no printer
error messages.
2. Connect one end of the USB cable to
the printer while the other end to USB
terminal on the camera.
3. The USB mode menu appears on the
screen. Select Printer by using the
or
key and press the OK button.
4. Enter the print mode and print the
selected images.
For details on the following page "Setting
the Print Mode Menu".
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Setting the Print Mode Menu
Print Mode menu appears on the screen after the connection between a printer and your camera is
established.
Print Mode includes three major settings:
• Print Select. An image can then be selected to print.
• Print All. Prints all images.
• Print Index. Prints all images as thumbnails.
To set Print Select
1. Use the
or
keys to scroll and select an image for
printing.
or
key to
2. Specify the number of copies. Use the
increase/decrease number.
3. Press the Function/Delete button to toggle between
turning on/ off the date stamp.
4. Press the OK button to enter printer settings.
To set Print All and Print Index
Repeat the same steps 2 to 4, then enter printer settings.
To set Printer Settings
1. Use the
or
key to specify a print option.
or
keys.
2. Modify paper size and quality by the
Available setting:
• Paper size: Default / A4 / 4"x6"
• Quality: Default / Fine / Normal
3. Select Print on the screen for printing.
Or Cancel to go back Print Mode.
Start Printing
• LCD monitor appears "Now printing…".
• Or press Menu button to stop printing anytime.
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Appendix
About Folder and File Names
Your camera automatically creates specific directory of folder in the internal memory cards to organize
captured images, videos and audio files.
File Naming
File names begin with "SANY" and followed by a 4-digit number that increases in sequence. File numbering
starts from 0001 when a new folder is created.
If the highest folder number is 999 and the highest file number exceeds 9999, the camera will display the
warning message "Folder cannot be created". When this happens, try one of the following ways:
• Reset the file number. See "Setting File Numbering" on page 58.
Do not change the folder and file names in the memory card using your PC. It may be unable
to playback the data using the camera.
Troubleshooting
Problem
Cause and/or Action
Camera does not turn on.
The batteries may be exhausted. Charge or replace the batteries.
Camera turns off
automatically.
Press Power button to turn on the camera.
LCD turns dark.
Press any button except the Power button to turn on the LCD.
Empty battery icon is
displayed on the LCD, then
the camera turns off.
Batteries are exhausted, please replace or recharge.
LCD monitor displays
"No image".
There is no image file in the memory card. Image file format may not be
supported.
LCD monitor displays
"Not available for this file".
Function is only available for specific file types. File format is not
supported.
LCD monitor displays
"Memory full".
Memory card is full. Replace the memory card with a new one or delete
unnecessary images.
LCD monitor displays
"File locked".
This file is locked. Unlock the file. See "Protect" on page 51.
LCD monitor displays
"Card locked".
The memory card is protected. Remove the card and slide the
write-protect switch to its unlock position.
LCD monitor displays
"Format error".
The card may be damaged. You can either change the card or wipe to
clean the connected points.
LCD monitor displays
"Copy error".
The memory card is protected. Remove the card and slide the
write-protect switch to its unlock position.
The memory card is full. Replace card or delete unnecessary files.
No image displays on the
TV screen.
Incorrect TV-out type was selected. Set the correct TV-out type to match
your TV system.
The lens got stuck up.
Do not force the lens to go back.
The type of the battery used may be incorrect or the battery power level
is too low. Change the battery or charge the battery before using the
camera.
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Specifications
Sensor
Lens
LCD monitor
Focusing Range
Aperture
Shutter
File Format
Resolution (Photo)
Sony 14M CCD
Focal Length: 4.5 (W) ~ 94.5 (T) mm
21X optical zoom, 5x digital zoom
3.0" Color LCD
Normal: Wide: 100cm ~ infinity
Middle: 80cm ~ infinity
Tele: 150cm ~ infinity
Macro: Wide: 50cm ~ 100cm
Middle: 1cm ~ 80cm
Tele: 150cm ~ infinity
1:3.1~5.8
Shutter Speed:
Auto: 1 - 1/2,000 sec.
Manual: 15 - 1/2,000 sec.
Night: 15 - 1/2,000 sec.
Fireworks: 2 sec.
Still Image: EXIF 2.2 compatible format (JPEG compression)
Video: AVI (MJPEG)
Audio: WAV
14M (4320 x 3240), 3:2 (4320 x 2880), 8M (3264 x 2448), 5M (2592 x 1944),
3M (2048 x 1536), 16:9 (1920 x 1080), VGA (640 x 480)
z
Resolution (Movie)
z
z
z
Scene Mode
Mode dial
1280 x 720 (16:9) (Support SDHC_Class(6))
640 x 480
320 x 240
640 x 480 (Web)
Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Backlight, Kids, Night Scene, Fireworks, Snow,
Sports, Party, Candlelight, Night Portrait, Soft Skin, Flowing Water, Food,
Building, Text, Foliage, Auction, Smile Capture, Blink Detection,
Pre-Composition, Love Portrait, Self Portrait, D-Lighting, Fisheye Lens, Voice
Recording
Intelligent Scene, Scene mode, Continuous Shooting, Photo Stitch, Manual
Exposure, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Program
ISO Equivalent
Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (3M, 16:9 <2M>, VGA),
6400 (3M, 16:9 <2M>, VGA)
White Balance
Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Custom
Exposure Control
Metering
Drive Mode
Flash
Color Mode (Preview)
Color Mode
+2.0EV / +1.7EV / +1.3EV / +1.0EV / +0.7EV / +0.3EV / 0EV / -0.3EV / -0.7EV/
-1.0EV / -1.3EV / -1.7EV / -2.0EV
Multi, Center, Spot
Off, 10 sec., 2 sec., Double
Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync, Forced Off
Normal, LOMO, Vivid, Sepia, Color Accent (Red), Color Accent (Green),
Color Accent (Blue), B&W, Vivid Red, Vivid Green, Vivid Blue
Normal, Sepia, B&W, Negative, Mosaic, Vivid Red, Vivid Green, Vivid Blue
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Storage
Internal memory: 128MB flash memory
External memory: SD (up to 4GB), SDHC card (up to 32GB guaranteed),
SDXC card (up to 64GB guaranteed)
OSD Language
Interface
USB/AV OUT
TV system
NTSC/PAL (selected by Setup MENU)
Battery
Operating Temperature
Operating Humidity
AA battery X4
0º C - 40º C
0% - 90%
Microphone
Built-in
Speaker
Built-in
Dimensions
Weight
Approx. 112.5 x 75.9 x 63.4 mm
Approx. 355 g (no battery)
Battery Life
Maximum recording time
270 images:
CIPA standard (when a SanDisk 2 GB SD Memory Card is used)
Maximum playback time
300 minutes:
LCD monitor on, continuous playback
*
Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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SAFETY MANUAL
䦟
• The following may happen if
children play with the devices:
• They may wrap the neckstrap
around their neck and suffocate.
• They may swallow small parts,
such as the battery or card. In
such a case, consult a physician
immediately.
• They may damage their
eyesight if the flash or LED light
goes off too close to their eyes.
• They may get hurt by the
camera or other devices.
USING YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA
SAFELY AND CORRECTLY
• Before using your camera, please read and
understand these safety instructions as well
as the instruction manual for your camera.
• Keep all manuals in a safe place for later
reference.
• These safety instructions cover both the
camera and its accessories.
Depending on which product was purchased,
the camera specifications and accessories
may differ.
䦟
WARNING
If a device emits smoke,
makes a strange noise, emits
a strange odor, or becomes
excessively hot, immediately
turn off the power and
proceed as follows
• If a device is used under these
conditions, it may cause a fire or
electric shock.
1. Turn off the device.
2. When use the docking station or AC
adaptor/charger, unplug the power
cord from the power outlet.
3. Remove the battery.
• After completing these actions, wait
to make sure no more smoke
comes from the device. Then take it
to the dealer for service. Do not try
to repair or open the device
yourself.
䦟
Do not use during a storm
• To avoid the risk of being struck by
lightning, do not use the devices
during a thunderstorm. In
particular, if used in an open field,
you have an increased chance of
being struck by lightning. Quickly
seek refuge in a place that will
protect you from lightning.
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Do not disassemble or
modify
• It is dangerous to touch the inside
of the devices. Doing so may
cause a fire or electric shock.
• The camera, especially,
incorporates high-voltage circuits.
• Any internal check, setting, or
repair should be performed by the
dealer.
• Do not use the AC adaptor as a
direct current generator.
CAUTIONS CONCERNING BOTH
CAMERA AND ACCESSORIES
䦟
Keep the devices out of the
reach of children
䦟
CAUTIONS CONCERNING THE
CAMERA
䦟
• To prevent possible eye injury, do
not use the flash or LED light near
a person’s eyes. If the flash or LED
light is used close to a person’s
opened eyes, there is a risk that it
may damage his/her eyesight.
Especially with young children or
babies, use the flash or LED light
from a distance of at least 1 meter
away.
• Pointing the flash or LED light
towards a driver of a vehicle may
cause temporary blindness leading
to an accident.
WARNING
Do not use while driving
• Do not capture images, play back
images, or watch the LCD monitor
while driving a vehicle. Doing so
may cause an accident.
• Be careful where you put down the
camera inside an automobile.
During sudden stops or turns it
may fall behind the brake pedal
and prevent braking.
䦟
Be aware of your
surroundings when using the
camera
䦟
• Pay close attention to your
surroundings when using the
camera. Failure to do so may lead
to an accident or injury.
• When using the camera while
walking, be very careful of your
surroundings and especially the
traffic to avoid accidents.
• Do not use the camera inside an
airplane or elsewhere where its
use may be restricted. Doing so
may cause an accident.
䦟
䦟
Do not get the camera wet
䦟
Do not place on an unstable
surface
If the camera is not going to
be used for a long period of
time
• For safety’s sake, remove the
battery from the camera. This will
prevent any possible excess heat or
leakage of battery fluid that may
result in injuries or damage to
nearby objects.
䦟
Cautions during use and
storage
• This camera is a precision
instrument. It should not be used,
left or stored in a car exposed to
the hot sun or where there are
extreme changes in temperature or
humidity, or where it may be
exposed to water or dust.
Do not look through the
camera into the sun
• Do not look through the camera at
the sun or any other strong source
of light. Doing so may seriously
injure your eyes.
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CAUTION
Cautions when carrying the
camera
• Do not walk around with the
camera suspended from your neck
or dangling from your wrist. It may
hit other objects and get damaged.
When walking around with the
camera, secure it with your hand,
for example, to prevent it from
swinging around.
• Be careful not to drop the camera
or subject it to strong shocks.
• Make sure direct sunlight does not
hit the camera lens, as that may
damage the internal parts. When
not using the camera, be sure to
always turn it off and confirm that
the lens is covered.
• The camera may fall, resulting in
damage to the camera or injury.
• If the camera has fallen or has
been trampled on, and its body is
damaged, turn it off, remove the
battery, and take it to the dealer
for repair. Using the camera after
its body has been damaged may
cause a fire or electric shock.
䦟
Do not use where there is risk
of explosion
• Do not use the camera in a location
where there is explosive gas, or
any other flammable material in
the air. Doing so may cause a fire
or an explosion.
• This camera is not water-resistant.
Do not allow it to get wet, as doing
so may cause a fire or electric
shock.
• Do not use the camera in a
bathroom.
• If the camera gets wet,
immediately turn it off and remove
the battery. Then take it to a dealer
for repair. Using the camera after it
has been become wet may cause a
fire, electric shock, or other
accident.
䦟
Do not use the flash or LED
light close to a person’s eyes
Operating environment:
• Temperature 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) (operation)
–20 to 60°C (–4 to 140°F) (storage)
• Humidity 30 to 90% (operation, no condensation)
10 to 90% (storage, no condensation)
䦟
Do not hold the hot part
for a long time
• The camera may become warm
during use. A low temperature
burn may result if you hold the
hot part for a long time.
䦟
Do not cover or wrap the
camera in a cloth or
blanket
• It may generate heat and cause
the casing to warp or cause a
fire.
䦟
Do not break the LCD
monitor or lens
• Do not apply pressure to the
LCD monitor and lens or submit
them to shock, as doing so may
cause the glass to break and
result in injury.
• In the event that the LCD
monitor is cracked, DO NOT
allow the liquid from the LCD to
come into contact with your
skin, as it may cause irritation or
inflammation.
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CAUTIONS CONCERNING THE DOCKING STATION AND AC ADAPTOR/
CHARGER
䦟
DANGER
Do not recharge a battery
pack other than the specified
battery pack
䦟
• Recharging a dry-cell battery or
other type of rechargeable battery
may cause excess heat, combustion,
or leakage, and cause a fire,
injuries, burns, or damage to nearby
objects.
䦟
Concerning the power cord
• The voltage rating for the power
cord supplied with this camera
conforms to the standards of the
country in which the camera was
sold.
䦟
䦟
WARNING
Cautions when plugging in the
power cord
䦟
• Securely plug the power cord all the
way into the power outlet. If the
docking station or AC
adaptor/charger is used with the
power cord not fully plugged in, heat
may be generated and cause a fire.
• Do not use if the power cord is
damaged or cannot be correctly
plugged into the power outlet. Using
in this condition may cause a fire or
electric shock.
• Do not allow dust, etc., to build up
on the power cord or power outlet. A
build-up of dust may cause a short
circuit or generate heat and cause a
fire. Use a dry cloth to remove dust
or dirt build-up after unplugging the
cord from the power outlet.
• When unplugging the power cord,
be sure to hold the plug part and
slowly pull it out of the power outlet.
Pulling the cord portion may damage
the power cord and cause a fire or
electric shock.
Do not touch the power cord
plug with wet hands
• Doing so may cause an electric
shock.
䦟
CAUTION
Do not hold the hot part for a
long time
• The device(s) may become warm
during use. A low temperature burn
may result if you hold the hot part for
a long time.
䦟
Do not place on an unstable
surface
• If may fall, resulting in damage or
injury.
• If the device has fallen or has been
trampled on, and its body is
damaged, turn it off, remove the
battery, and take it to the dealer for
repair. Using the device after its body
has been damaged may cause a fire
or electric shock.
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Cautions concerning the
power cord
• Do not leave the power cord plugged
into an electrical outlet while the
other end is not plugged into the AC
adaptor/charger. The loose end can
cause electrocution if touched with
wet hands or if handled by children.
• Use only the supplied power cord. If
a different power cord is used, it may
be rated for a different current load,
and that may cause a fire.
• The supplied power cord is for
exclusive use with the AC
adaptor/charger supplied with your
camera. Do not use it with other
devices, as doing so may cause a fire
or electric shock.
• Do not use a bundled power cord, as
the heat generated may cause a fire.
Do not get the docking station
or AC adaptor/charger wet
• Make sure they do not get wet, as
doing so may cause a fire or electric
shock.
• Do not use them in a bathroom.
• If the docking station or AC
adaptor/charger gets wet,
immediately unplug it from the
power outlet and remove the battery
pack. Then contact the place of
purchase. If used while wet, it may
cause a fire, electric shock, or an
accident.
䦟
Do not damage the power cord
• Do not place heavy objects on the
power cord. Do not place the power
cord near a heat source. Do not
excessively bend the power cord,
modify it, or secure it with staples.
Doing so may damage the power
cord and cause a fire or electric
shock.
• If the power cord is damaged, or if it
does not plug properly into the
docking station, AC adaptor/charger
or wall outlet, contact the place of
purchase.
䦟
Other cautions
䦟
• Use only the supplied or specified
docking station and AC adaptor/charger
with your camera.
• If a docking station or AC
adaptor/charger other than the ones
specified is used, it may damage the
camera and cause a fire or electric
shock. Use the supplied or specified
docking station and AC adaptor/charger
only with the specified camera. Do not
connect to other cameras, as doing so
may result in damage.
䦟
Cautions during use and storage
• Do not use, leave or store close to a
heat source (a stove or heater), in a car
exposed to the hot sun, or any place
exposed to direct sunlight, as doing so
may result in defective operation or
damage.
Operating environment:
• Temperature 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F) (charging)
• Humidity
–20 to 60°C (–4 to 140°F) (storage)
20 to 80% (charging and storage)
• To avoid the danger of possible fire, be
sure to remove the power cord from the
power outlet before leaving home for a
trip or if otherwise the devices will not
be used for a long time.
CAUTIONS CONCERNING THE
CARD
䦟
CAUTION
Cautions concerning the
card
• Immediately after use, the card
will be very hot. Before removing
the card, turn off the camera and
wait for the temperature to cool
down.
• Keep out of the reach of children.
Young children may put the card
in their mouth and choke or cause
some other unexpected injury or
accident.
• If the card has been swallowed,
contact your doctor immediately.
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Cautions when handling the
cards
• The cards are precision devices. Do
not bend, drop, or subject them to
strong forces or shocks.
• Avoid using or storing the cards in
places with extremely high or low
temperatures, subject to direct
sunlight, in a completely closed
vehicle, near air conditioners or
heaters, or in humid or dusty
locations.
• Avoid using or storing the cards in
locations where strong static
electrical charges or electrical noise
can be easily generated.
• Do not allow the edges of the cards
to become contaminated with
foreign materials. Gently wipe away
any contamination with a soft, dry
cloth.
• Do not carry the cards in trouser
pockets, as the cards may become
damaged when you sit down or
make other movements that may
apply force.
• Before using a new card or a card
that was used in other equipment,
be sure to format it using the
camera. Please see the Instruction
Manual for information regarding
how to format the card.
• When buying commercially available
products, carefully read the
instructions and warnings that come
with the card.
CAUTIONS CONCERNING THE BATTERY
Battery type and danger level
(Note: The cautionary notes differ depending on
the model you purchased. Please check the safety
precautions corresponding to your model.)
Rechargeable
Alkaline
Lithium battery
Li-ion battery pack
batteries
for remote
control unit
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
䦟
Use only batteries manufactured
by SANYO
• Do not use batteries other than the
specified model numbers from SANYO.
Especially for safety purposes, do not
use imitation products. If dry-cell
batteries or other rechargeable batteries
are used, the batteries may generate
heat, rupture, or leak and result in fire,
injury burns or damage to surroundings.
䦟
If there is leaking, discoloration,
change of shape, damaged
exterior, strange odor, extreme
heat or any other abnormal
condition, immediately
discontinue use and remove the
battery from the camera, taking
care to keep it well away from
fire
DANGER
DANGER
—
WARNING
• Continuing to use the battery under any
of these conditions may result in fire,
injury, explosion or other serious
damage.
• If battery fluid is leaking, placing the
battery in close proximity to a fire or
other heat source may ignite the battery
fluid and result in fire, damage, eruption
of battery fluid, or smoke fumes.
䦟
Do not transform, take apart, or
modify
• Any modification, by transforming,
disassembling, or directly soldering to
the battery, etc., will possibly cause the
battery to catch fire, explode, or leak or
spew battery fluid.
䦟
Do not connect the (+) and (–)
terminals with a wire or other
metal implement. Do not carry
loose or keep with necklaces,
hairpins, etc.
• Doing so may result in a short circuit,
high voltage flow, fire, explosion,
leaking or spewing battery fluid, or heat
generation. Metal such as a wire or
necklace, etc. may cause heat to be
generated.
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DANGER
WARNING
DANGER
WARNING
䦟
Do not throw the battery in the
fire or subject it to heat
• Doing so may cause the insulation to
melt, damage the gas discharge valve
and safety mechanisms, or ignite the
battery fluid, resulting in fire or
explosion.
䦟
WARNING
DANGER
—
DANGER
WARNING
DANGER
WARNING
Do not peel or damage the outer
casing
• Damaging the outer case, inserting
nails, hitting with a hammer, stepping on
the battery, etc. may cause a short
circuit inside the battery or cause the
battery to catch fire, explode, leak or
spew battery fluid, or generate heat.
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DANGER
Use the battery pack only in the
specified device
• If the battery pack is used in a device
other than that specified, it may cause
an abnormal voltage flow, or cause the
battery pack to catch fire, explode, leak
or spew battery fluid, or generate heat.
䦟
WARNING
Use only the supplied or specified
docking station and AC
adaptor/charger
• If another charger is used, the battery
pack may be overcharged, or recharged
with an abnormal voltage, causing an
abnormal chemical reaction to occur, or
cause the battery pack to catch fire,
explode, leak or spew battery fluid, or
generate heat.
䦟
DANGER
Do not allow the battery to come
into contact with fresh or salt
water, or allow the terminals to
become wet
• If the safety mechanisms and protective
devices are damaged by corrosion, an
abnormal chemical reaction may occur
inside the battery, or cause the battery
to catch fire, explode, leak or spew
battery fluid, or generate heat.
䦟
WARNING
Do not drop, hit, trample, or
submit the battery to strong
shocks
• If the safety mechanisms and protective
devices are broken, an abnormal
chemical reaction may occur inside the
battery, or cause the battery to catch
fire, explode, leak or spew battery fluid,
or generate heat.
䦟
DANGER
䦟
If the battery is leaking and the
battery fluid gets on your skin or
clothing, immediately rinse with
clean water
• If the battery fluid gets into your eyes,
you risk losing your eyesight.
Immediately rinse your eyes with clean,
running water, and seek medical
attention right away. Any battery fluid
that comes into contact with your skin or
clothing may harm your skin.
Immediately rinse the area with clean,
running water.
䦟
Always stop the recharging after
the prescribed recharge time,
even if the battery pack is not
fully charged
• If you continue to recharge the battery
pack, it may cause the battery pack to
catch fire, explode, leak or spew battery
fluid, or generate heat.
䦟
Note concerning the battery after
use
• When removing the battery, turn off the
camera and allow the battery to cool
down before removing it.
䦟
WARNING
WARNING
—
CAUTION
—
CAUTION
Disposal of and recycling the
battery
• When disposing of used batteries,
please consult the laws and regulations
in your area for proper battery disposal.
• Lithium-ion batteries: To conserve the
environment and for efficient use of
natural resources, please discharge the
used battery, cover the (+) and (–)
terminals with tape and recycle the
insulated battery.
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DANGER
Charge the battery pack before
using it
• Always recharge the battery pack before
using it for the first time, or when using
it after it has been kept in storage for a
long time. During recharging, the
battery pack may be warm. This is
normal and does not indicate a
malfunction.
䦟
WARNING
Insert the battery correctly, as
indicated
• When installing the battery, pay
attention to the indicated polarity (+
and –), and insert it correctly.
• If batteries are installed with the wrong
orientation, it may cause an abnormal
chemical reaction while in the charger,
an abnormal voltage flow when it is
used, or cause the battery to catch fire,
explode, leak or spew battery fluid, or
generate heat.
䦟
DANGER
CAUTION
—
CAUTIONS CONCERNING THE BATTERY
䦟
General precautions concerning the
䦟 Cautions concerning use and storage of
batteries (when using alkaline batteries)
the rechargeable Li-ion battery pack
• Use only alkaline batteries or other
specified batteries in this camera.
Manganese batteries cannot be used, as
they have a short battery life and may
overheat, causing damage to the digital
camera.
• Use of an alkaline battery together with a Ni-Cd
battery, or a new battery with an old or consumed
battery, may generate heat or cause the batteries
to leak, resulting in fire, injury or burns, or
damage to the camera and any other nearby
object.
• Use of batteries without protective casings or
other inferior products may cause a fire, injury, or
burns.
• Do not attempt to recharge dry-cell batteries.
• If the digital camera is not going to be used for a
long period of time, remove the batteries and
store them in a cool place. (When the batteries
are removed for a long period, the time and date
settings will be cleared.)
• If using rechargeable batteries instead of alkaline
batteries, use after fully recharging with the
exclusive battery charger. Be sure to read and
understand the instruction manuals that may
come with the batteries you purchase, as well as
the instruction manual for the battery charger,
before use.
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• Do not use the battery with the outer
covering or label removed, as doing so
may result in malfunction.
• Temperature when using: 0 to 40°C (32 to
104°F)
• Do not use, leave or store the battery pack
near fire or inside a car exposed to the hot
sun, etc. (Locations in which the
temperature reaches 60°C [140°F] or
higher.)
• At high temperatures, the safety mechanisms
and protective devices inside the battery pack
may be damaged by corrosion, causing an
abnormal chemical reaction to occur, or cause
the battery pack to catch fire, explode, leak or
spew battery fluid, or generate heat. If the
safety mechanisms and protective devices are
damaged, the battery pack will become
unusable.
• An environment with extremely high or low
temperatures will cause the battery capacity to
deteriorate and shorten the usable time, and
may even shorten the battery life.
• Avoid storing the battery pack with it near full
charge. It is recommended to store the battery
pack when it is near fully discharged.
• If the battery pack is completely discharged, it
may become unable to be recharged again. To
avoid this, charge the battery pack for at least
five minutes every six months.
• Storage temperature: –10 to 30°C (14 to
86°F)
• When not using the battery pack, remove it from
the camera and store at –10 to 30°C (14 to 86°F)
in a place with no condensation.
• Do not keep in a place where the temperature
reaches 45°C (113°F) or higher.
• Humidity: 10 to 90% (no condensation)
FOR CORRECT USE OF YOUR CAMERA
䦟
Cautions before capturing important
images
• Before capturing important images, make sure
that the camera is operating properly and in
condition to capture the images properly.
• Sanyo Electric shall not be held responsible for
any losses that result from images that could
not be recorded, are erased, destroyed, or
damaged in any way due to a problem with the
camera, any of its accessories, or its software.
䦟
䦟
• If the lens gets dirty, use a commercially available air
blower or a cleaning cloth for photographic
equipment to clean it.
䦟
䦟
If condensation seems likely to form
• Place the camera in a plastic bag and seal it, and then
wait until the camera has reached the ambient
temperature.
Be careful of condensation under the following
conditions
Cautions when cleaning the camera
Cleaning procedure
• When moving the camera suddenly from a cold place
to a warm place.
• When the ambient temperature changes drastically,
such as when a heater is turned on to quickly heat the
room.
• When the camera is placed in the path of cool air from
an air conditioner.
• When the camera is placed in a location of high
humidity.
1. Turn off the camera and remove the battery.
(For safety, remove the power cord plug of the
AC adaptor from the power outlet.)
2. Remove the dirt with a soft cloth.
If the camera is extremely dirty,
3. Wipe with a soft cloth moistened with a mild
detergent diluted with water and wrung dry.
• Do not use benzene or thinner products to clean
the camera. Doing so may cause deformation,
discoloration, or paint peeling. When using a
chemically treated cloth, carefully read its
instructions and warnings.
• Do not spray insecticides or volatile sprays on
the camera. Do not let rubber or vinyl objects
contact the camera for a long period. They may
cause deformation, discoloration, or paint
peeling.
• Wipe the monitor with a soft cloth that has been
moistened with water and well wrung out.
Wiping with a cloth soaked with a cleaning
substance or chemicals will erode the finish or
cause it to peel.
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Caution concerning undesired interference
• The camera may create undesired interference if used
close to a television or radio. To avoid this type of
interference, make sure the cores on the supplied
cables are not removed.
Dedicated USB interface
cable
Core
Dedicated S-AV interface
cable
Core
* The type (shape) and quantity of cable(s) supplied
may differ depending on which product was
purchased.
• If the docking station or AC adaptor/charger is used
in close proximity to a radio or TV set, it may cause
interference such as static in AM broadcast signals or
noise in the TV image. In this case, increase the
distance between the radio or TV and the device.
Caution concerning the battery
• Periodically clean with a dry cloth the terminals
(contacts) of the battery. Do not touch the
battery terminals with your bare hands. Doing
so will allow contaminants from your hands to
adhere to the terminals and oxidize, increasing
the contact resistance. If the contact resistance
increases, the usable life of the batteries will
diminish.
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Cautions concerning condensation
• Using the camera with condensation inside it may
damage the camera.
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CAUTION
When not using the camera for a long period
• Remove the battery. However, when the battery is
removed for a long time, the camera functions may
begin to not work properly. Periodically reinstall the
battery and check the camera functions.
• If the battery is left in the camera, a small amount of
power is still used even if the camera is turned off. If
rechargeable batteries are left in the camera for a
long period, they may become completely discharged
and lose their ability to be recharged again.
Caution concerning copyrights
• The images you capture with your camera are
for your own private use; any other use may
violate the rights of copyrights owners.
• Please note that photography may be restricted
at stage performances, shows or exhibitions,
even in presentations whose purpose is
entertaining or amusing individuals.
• Also note that images that are intended to be
copyrighted cannot be used outside those limits
defined by the regulations of the relevant
copyright laws.
Caution when cleaning the lens
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Caution concerning magnetism (for
cameras with a speaker)
• Do not place credit cards, bank cards, floppy
disks, or other items that may be damaged by
magnetic fields near the speaker. Data may be
lost or the magnetic strips on cards may be
damaged.
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Cautions concerning data storage
• It is recommended that any important data be
copied onto a separate media (such as a hard
disk, MO disk, or CD-R disk).
• Stored data may be lost (or corrupted) in cases
such as those listed below.
• Sanyo Electric will not be held responsible for
any damage or lost profits arising from the loss
of data.
• If the card is used incorrectly.
• If the card is not inserted correctly into the
camera.
• If the card is subjected to electrical or
mechanical shocks or other forces.
• If the card is removed from the camera or if
the camera is turned off during reading or
writing operations.
• If the card has reached the end of its usable
life.
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Caution concerning rise in battery
temperature (automatic power OFF
safety feature)
• If the battery temperature should rise to a
specific level while the camera is in use, a
icon will blink on the monitor. Recording
and playback are possible even when the
icon is blinking; however, it is advised that in
this situation you discontinue using the camera
and turn it off as soon as possible.
• If the battery temperature rises further while
icon is blinking, the safety feature
the
will operate to automatically turn off the
camera, and recording and playback will not be
possible. If this happens, the camera cannot be
turned on until the battery temperature has
fallen. Please wait for the battery to cool down
before using the camera again.
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