Olympus SH-25MR manual

User manual for the Olympus SH-25MR in English. This PDF manual has 91 pages.

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Instruction Manual DIGITAL CAMERA ● Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference. ● We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs. ● In the interest of continually improving products, Olympus reserves the right to update or modify information contained in this manual. SH-25MR
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2 EN Checking the contents of the box Checking the contents of the box Strap Stylus pen Lithium Ion Battery (LI-50B) USB cable (CB-USB8) Digital camera or Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location. AV cable (CB-AVC3) USB-AC adapter (F-2AC) OLYMPUS Setup CD-ROM Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose. Attaching the camera strap Attaching the camera strap
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3 EN 1 6 5 4 7 8 9 16 14 15 13 18 17 10 11 12 2 3 19 20 21 23 22 24 Names of Parts Names of Parts Camera unit 1 Mode dial 2 Shutter button 3 Zoom lever 4 Strap eyelet 5 Connector cover 6 Multi-connector 7 HDMI micro connector 8 Battery/card compartment lock 9 Battery/card compartment cover 10 n button 11 GPS antenna 12 Indicator lamp 13 AF illuminator Self-timer lamp 14 Microphone 15 Flash 16 Lens 17 Speaker 18 Tripod socket 19 Monitor 20 R button (record movies) 21 A button (OK) 22 Arrow pad INFO button (changing information display) D button (erase) 23 q button (switching between shooting and playback) 24 m button
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4 EN Monitor Shooting mode display Shooting mode display 1/100 F3.0 1/100 F3.0 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO P P 4 4 00:34 00:34 GPS 16M Date NORM 1080 10 11 12 13 14 20 15 17 16 18 19 30 28 29 20 2 1 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 21 23 22 26 24 25 27 1 Flash ...........................p. 21 Flash standby/flash charge .................................p. 64 2 Macro/super macro.....p. 33 3 Self-timer.....................p. 33 4 Exposure compensation .................................p. 34 5 White balance .............p. 34 6 ISO..............................p. 35 7 Drive............................p. 35 8 Image size (still images) ...........................p. 36, 71 9 Recording with sound (movies) ...................p. 44 10 Image size (movies) ...........................p. 40, 72 11 Remaining recording time (movies) ...................p. 19 12 Movie recording icon...p. 19 13 GPS icon.....................p. 16 H Blink: Searching GPS signal G Light: Receiving GPS signal 14 Direction information 15 Metering......................p. 41 16 Date stamp..................p. 43 17 Compression (still images) ...........................p. 40, 71 18 Number of storable still pictures (still images) .................................p. 18 19 Current memory..........p. 70 20 Battery check ........p. 13, 64 21 Histogram....................p. 21 22 Image stabilization (still images)/Digital image stabilization (movies) .................................p. 42 23 Touch screen mode .............................p. 9, 41 24 World time...................p. 56 25 AF target mark ............p. 18 26 Location information....p. 16 27 Shooting mode......p. 18, 25 28 Aperture value.............p. 18 29 Shutter speed..............p. 18 30 Camera shake warning
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5 EN Playback mode display Playback mode display ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 12:30 16M 2.0 2.0 F3.0 F3.0 1/1000 1/1000 AUTO WB AUTO WB 100 ISO 100 ISO NORM ’12/02/26 12:30 10 10 3D 3D 4/30 4/30 100-0004 100-0004 P P 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 10 10 3D 3D 4/30 4/30 --------- 16M 2.0 2.0 F3.0 F3.0 1/1000 1/1000 AUTO WB AUTO WB 100 ISO 100 ISO NORM 100-0004 100-0004 P P 21 20 19 23 24 22 1 29 27 26 25 1 10 11 11 16 7 6 9 8 4 3 5 2 1 10 11 7 6 9 8 4 3 5 2 14 15 13 12 12 12 14 15 17 13 12 28 18 Still image Movie ● Advanced display ● Standard display 1 Battery check ........p. 13, 64 2 Photo with movie clip ..p. 38 3 3D image.....................p. 37 4 Eye-Fi transferred .......p. 50 5 Protect.........................p. 49 6 Adding sound........p. 44, 46 7 Favorite.......................p. 45 8 Upload.........................p. 49 9 Print reservation/number of prints ........................p. 62 10 Current memory..........p. 70 11 Frame number/total number of images (still images) .................................p. 22 Elapsed time/total recording time (movies) .................................p. 23 12 Touch screen mode.......p. 9 13 Date and time........p. 15, 56 14 Viewing favorites.........p. 45 15 Grouped image .....p. 22, 38 16 Volume..................p. 22, 52 17 Location information....p. 16 18 Direction information 19 ISO..............................p. 35 20 Shutter speed..............p. 18 21 Shooting mode......p. 18, 25 22 Aperture value.............p. 18 23 Histogram....................p. 21 24 Exposure compensation .................................p. 34 25 Shadow Adjustment Technology...............p. 40 26 White balance .............p. 34 27 Compression (still images) ...........................p. 40, 71 28 File number 29 Image size ...............p. 36, 40, 71, 72
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6 EN Camera Settings Using the dial and the direct buttons Frequently used functions can be accessed using the direct buttons. Mode dial Changing the shooting mode (p. 25) Zoom lever (p. 20, 24) Shutter button (p. 18, 64) R button (record movies) (p. 19) q button (switching between shooting and playback) (p. 19, 22, 51) m button (p. 8) H (left) G (down) /D button (erase) (p. 23) F (up) /INFO button (changing information display) (p. 21, 24) I (right) A button Arrow pad
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7 EN The FGHI symbols displayed during image selection and menu navigation indicate the roles played by the buttons on the arrow pad (p. 6). X MENU Back Y/M/D Y M D Time -- -- : . . 2012 02 26 NORM ‘12/02/26 12:30 NORM 16M ‘12/02/26 12:30 MENU Sel. Image Back Single Print More 4/30 100-0004 4/30 100-0004 On-screen operation guides indicate the roles played by the m and A buttons and zoom lever. Operation guide Sel. Image (1) Erase/Cancel OK MENU 4/30 4/30 MENU Back MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto Touch Shutter Off Digital Zoom Off AF Mode Face/iESP ESP ESP/ Operation guide Using the Menu Use the menu to change camera settings. There may be menus that are unavailable depending on other related settings or the shooting mode. Function menu Function menu Press H during shooting to display the function menu. The function menu provides access to frequently used shooting settings. 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO MENU MENU 16M Flash Auto P P 4 4 NOR Shooting Function menu Selected option Shooting mode Setup menu To select the function menu Use FG to select a menu and use HI to select a menu option. Press the A button to set the function menu.
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8 EN 1 Press the m button. ● The setup menu is displayed. MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto Touch Shutter Off Digital Zoom Off AF Mode Face/iESP ESP ESP/ 2 Press H to select the page tabs. Use FG to select the desired page tab and press I. File Name Reset MENU Settings Menu 2 Back NTSC English Off Power Save Power Save NTSC/PAL Pixel Mapping X Page tab File Name MENU Settings Menu 2 Back NTSC Reset English Off Power Save Power Save NTSC/PAL Pixel Mapping X Submenu 1 3 Use FG to select the desired submenu 1 and then press the A button. MENU Settings Menu 2 File Name Back Power Save Power Save Off Pixel Mapping NTSC/PAL NTSC Reset English X Power Save Power Save Pixel Mapping MENU Settings Menu 2 Back File Name File Name Reset NTSC/PAL X On Off Submenu 2 4 Use FG to select the desired submenu 2 and then press the A button. ● Once a setting is selected, the display returns to the previous screen. There may be additional operations. “Menu Settings” (p. 40 to 58) MENU Settings Menu 2 Back File Name Power Save Power Save On Pixel Mapping NTSC/PAL NTSC Reset English X 5 Press the m button to complete the setting. Setup menu Press the m button during shooting or playback to display the setup menu. The setup menu provides access to a variety of camera settings, including options not listed in the function menu, display options, and the time and date.
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9 EN Using the Touch Panel Use the touch panel by touching the screen with your finger. ● The touch panel can be used for operations marked with ] in this manual. ● Using a screen protector or gloves may cause poor operability. ● Use a stylus pen (supplied) when it is difficult to operate with your finger. Using for the live guide (p. 25) Using for the live guide (p. 25) In M mode, the live guide can be set 1 Touch M. ● Touch an item to set the level. 2 Drag the level bar slider vertically to set the level, and touch N. ● Touch O to end the live guide. Clear & Vivid Flat & Muted Using for the shooting mode Using for the shooting mode By touching the screen, the subject to be focused on can be set or the picture can be taken. Every time [ is touched, the operation is changed. ●  [: The subject that is touched is focused on and the picture is taken automatically. ●  ^: The subject that is touched is AF locked. Press the shutter button to take the picture. Touch _ to release the AF lock. Focus lock ends when the shutter is released. 16M 4 4 NORM 00:34 00:34 LIVE GUIDE LIVE GUIDE 1080 Using for the playback mode Using for the playback mode The displayed image can be changed or enlarged. Advancing and rewinding one frame at a time: Drag the screen to left to advance one frame, and drag the screen to right to rewind one frame. ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 12:30 4/30 4/30 Zoom: Touch  to enlarge the image. ● When the enlarged image is dragged, the displayed image is also moved. Index: Touch ` to play back the image in index view. ● Touch the image to play back the image in singleimage view. 00:00 00:00 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 Playback (grouped image, panorama image, movie, Photo with Movie Clip, sound recorded with an image): Touch \. ● Touch K to expand the grouped images.
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10 EN Menu Index 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO MENU MENU 16M Flash Auto P P 4 4 NOR 7 8 2 6 5 9 MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto Touch Shutter Off Digital Zoom Off AF Mode Face/iESP ESP ESP/ a b c d e 0 3 4 f 1 1 Shooting mode P (Program Auto) .............p.18 M (iAUTO)...................p.25 . (Photo with Movie Clip) ........................................p.30 - (Multi-Record)............p.31 P (Magic Filter) ..........p.27 p (Panorama)..................p.28 Q (Beauty) .................p.27 s (Scene) ...................p.26 2 Flash.................................p.21 3 Macro ...............................p.33 4 Self-timer..........................p.33 5 Exposure compensation...p.34 6 White balance...................p.34 7 ISO ...................................p.35 8 Drive.................................p.35 9 Image Size .......................p.36 0 p (Camera Menu 1).......p.40 Reset Compression Shadow Adjust Touch Shutter AF Mode ESP/n Digital Zoom a q (Camera Menu 2).......p.42 Image Stabilizer AF Illuminat. Rec View Pic Orientation Icon Guide Date Stamp Super-Res Zoom b A (Movie Menu)..............p.40 Image Size IS Movie Mode R (Movie sound recording) Wind Noise Reduction c q (Playback Menu) ........p.45 Slideshow Favorites Photo Surfing Edit Erase R (Protect) Upload Order d x (Settings Menu 1)..........p.50 Memory Format/Format Backup Eye-Fi Print Order USB Connection q Power On Sound Settings e x (Settings Menu 2)..........p.52 File Name Pixel Mapping s (Monitor) TV Out Power Save l (Language) X (Date/time) f x (Settings Menu 3)..........p.56 World Time Reset Database Beauty Settings Touch Calibration GPS Settings
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11 EN Preparing the Camera Preparing the Camera Inserting the battery and card 1 2 Insert the battery with the C mark toward the battery lock knob. Damage to the battery exterior (scratches, etc.) may produce heat or an explosion. Insert the battery while sliding the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow. Insert the card straight until it clicks into place. 2 1 Battery/card compartment lock Battery/card compartment cover Battery lock knob Write-protect switch When using the camera, be sure to close the battery/ card compartment cover. Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. Turn off the camera before opening the battery/card compartment cover. Always use SD/SDHC/SDXC cards or Eye-Fi card with this camera. Do not insert other types of memory cards. “Using the card” (p. 70) Do not touch the contact area of the card directly. This camera can be used without a card by storing images in its internal memory. 3 “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (p. 71, 72) To remove the card To remove the card 1 2 Press the card in until it clicks and comes out slightly, then remove the card. 1 2
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12 EN Charging the battery with the included USB-AC adapter The included F-2AC USB-AC adapter (hereafter referred to as USB-AC adapter) differs depending on the region where you purchased the camera. If you received a plug-in type USB-AC adapter, plug it directly into AC outlet. The included USB-AC adapter has been designed to be used for charging and playback. Do not take pictures while the AC adapter is connected to the camera. When charging completes, be sure to unplug the USB-AC adopter from the outlet. The battery can be charged while the camera is connected to the computer. Charging time varies depending on the performance of a computer. (There may be cases in which it takes approx. 10 hours.) 1 Connecting the camera Connecting the camera AC outlet USB cable (supplied) Multi-connector Connector cover Computer (on and running) 2 The battery is not fully charged at shipment. Before use, be sure to charge the battery until the indicator lamp turns off (up to 3.5 hours). If the indicator lamp does not light, the USB-AC adapter is not connected to the camera correctly, or the battery, camera, or USB-AC adapter may be broken. Indicator lamp On: Charging Off: Charged
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13 EN When to charge the batteries When to charge the batteries Charge the battery when the error message shown below appears. Monitor bottom left Error message Flashes in red Battery Empty Using the supplied CD for setup Installation of [ib] computer software is available on Windows computers only. Windows Windows 1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. Windows XP ● A “Setup” dialog will be displayed. Windows Vista/Windows 7 ● An Autorun dialog will be displayed. Click “OLYMPUS Setup” to display the “Setup” dialog. If the “Setup” dialog is not displayed, select “My Computer” (Windows XP) or “Computer” (Windows Vista/Windows 7) from the start menu. Double-click the CD-ROM (OLYMPUS Setup) icon to open the “OLYMPUS Setup” window and then double-click “Launcher.exe”. If a “User Account Control” dialog is displayed, click “Yes” or “Continue”. 2 Register your Olympus product. ● Click the “Registration” button and follow the on- screen instructions. The camera must be connected to the computer for user registration. “Connecting the camera” (p. 12) If nothing is displayed on the camera screen even after connecting the camera to the computer, the battery may be exhausted. Leave the camera connected to the computer until the battery has charged, then disconnect and reconnect the camera. 3 Install OLYMPUS Viewer 2 and [ib] computer software. ● Check the system requirements before beginning installation. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 2” or “OLYMPUS ib” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating System Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later)/ Windows Vista/Windows 7 Processor Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better (Core2Duo 2.13GHz or better required for movies) RAM 1 GB or more (2 GB or more recommended) Free Hard Drive Space 1 GB or more Monitor Settings 1024 x 768 pixels or more Minimum 65,536 colors (16,770,000 colors recommended)
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14 EN [ib] Operating System Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later)/ Windows Vista/Windows 7 Processor Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better (Core2Duo 2.13GHz or better required for movies) RAM 512 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) (1 GB or more required for movies— 2 GB or more recommended) Free Hard Drive Space 1 GB or more Monitor Settings 1024 x 768 pixels or more Minimum 65,536 colors (16,770,000 colors recommended) Graphics A minimum of 64 MB video RAM with DirectX 9 or later. * See online help for information on using the software. 4 Install the camera manual. ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button and follow the on-screen instructions. Macintosh Macintosh 1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. ● Double-click the CD (OLYMPUS Setup) icon on the desktop. ● Double-click the “Setup” icon to display the “Setup” dialog. 2 Install OLYMPUS Viewer 2. ● Check the system requirements before beginning installation. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 2” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. You can make user registration via "Registration" in OLYMPUS Viewer2 "Help". OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating System Mac OS X v10.4.11–v10.6 Processor Intel Core Solo/Duo 1.5 GHz or better RAM 1 GB or more (2 GB or more recommended) Free Hard Drive Space 1 GB or more Monitor Settings 1024 x 768 pixels or more Minimum 32,000 colors (16,770,000 colors recommended) * Other languages can be selected from the language combo box. For information on using the software, see online help.
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15 EN 3 Copy the camera manual. ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button to open the folder containing the camera manuals. Copy the manual for your language to the computer. Language, date, time, and time zone You can choose the language in which menus and messages are displayed in the monitor. In addition, the time and date you enter here appears in a variety of roles, including in date stamps and the names of the image files containing pictures taken with the camera. 1 After turning the camera on with the n button, select a language using FGHI and press the A button. The menus can be used to change the selected language. [l] (p. 55) MENU English Francais Deutsch Español Português(Pt) Italiano Hrvatski Slovenščina Magyar Polski Русский Nederlands Česky Dansk Norsk Svenska Suomi Back 2 Use FG to select the year for [Y]. X MENU Back Y/M/D Y M D Time -- -- -- -- : . . 2012 Date and time setting screen 3 Press I to save the setting for [Y]. X MENU Back Y/M/D Y M D Time -- -- -- -- : . . 2012 4 As in Steps 2 and 3, use FGHI to set [M] (month), [D] (day), [Time] (hours and minutes), and [Y/M/D] (date order), and then press the A button. For precise time setting, press the A button as the time signal strikes 00 seconds. To change the date and time, adjust the setting from the menu. [X] (Date/time) (p. 56) 5 Use HI to select the [x] time zone and then press the A button. ● Use FG to turn daylight saving time ([Summer]) on or off. MENU ’12.02.26 12:30 Back Summer Seoul Tokyo The menus can be used to change the selected time zone. [World Time] (p. 56)
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16 EN Before Using GPS The camera’s GPS (Global Positioning System) feature determines your position (latitude and longitude) and stores this information with pictures taken with the camera. The camera uses supplementary orbital data (assisted GPS or A-GPS) for improved signal acquisition. A-GPS data must be updated every 14 days. Before using GPS, you will need to set the camera clock to the correct date and time. (p. 15) Updating A-GPS Data Updating A-GPS Data 1 Install the update software (OLYMPUS A-GPS Utility). ● Download the update software from the following website and install it on your computer. http://sdl.olympus-imaging.com/agps/ 2 Connect the camera to the computer and launch the update software. “Connecting the camera” (p. 12) Once the software has started, follow the on-screen instructions. Using GPS 1 Select [On] for [GPS Settings] > [GPS] in the x (Settings Menu 3) tab. “Setup menu” (p. 8) ● Once the camera has determined the position, G and location coordinates will appear in the display. P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 4 4 NORM 16M GPS H Blink: Searching GPS signal G Light: Receiving GPS signal The camera may take a few minutes to determine position after a period of disuse. If the icon is still flashing after several minutes, the camera is probably having difficulty detecting a signal. Move to an unobstructed outdoor area or otherwise change your location.
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17 EN FGHI Select a landmark. A Update GPS data. Some countries or regions may regulate the use of GPS devices. Follow all local regulations. Turn GPS off when on board aircraft and in other locations in which the use of GPS devices is prohibited. The provision of A-GPS data may be terminated without prior notice. Position data may be unavailable or contain errors in the following locations: ● Locations without a clear view of the sky (indoors, underground or underwater, or near trees or tall buildings) ● Locations subject to strong magnetic or radio interference (near high-voltage power lines, magnets, electronic devices, or cell phones operating in the 1.5 GHz band) GPS data may take more time acquire or be unavailable in some locations or at certain times of day. Do not cover the GPS antenna with your hands or metal objects. The camera can not acquire GPS data when the battery is low. The camera is not equipped for GPS navigation. While [Track] is [On], the GPS receiver will continue to draw power from the battery when the camera is off. [Power Save] turns off automatically when GPS is on. GPS data are not recorded with movies. 2 Press and hold F in the shooting or playback display. ● Your location will be displayed in the monitor. ● Nearby landmarks in the GPS database will be displayed. OK Update GPS --------- Updated 1 min ago MENU Back 2012/02/26 00:00 Latitude/Longitude N123°56' 78'' E123°56' 78'' LOG 8 6 7 4 5 3 2 1 1 Landmark name 2 Landmark information position 3 Electronic compass 4 Update status 5 GPS tracking active 6 Latitude 7 Longitude 8 Current date and time
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18 EN Shooting, Playback, and Shooting, Playback, and Erasing Erasing ]Shooting with the optimum aperture value and shutter speed (P mode) In this mode, automatic shooting settings are activated while also allowing changes to a wide range of other shooting menu functions, such as exposure compensation, white balance, etc. as needed. 1 Set the mode dial to P. 2 Press the n button to turn on the camera. P mode indicator P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 4 4 NORM 16M Number of storable still pictures (p. 71) The flash will automatically pop up and fire as required. Select [Flash Off] (p. 21) to prevent the flash firing. To lower flash, press it down with a finger. 3 Hold the camera and compose the shot. Horizontal grip Vertical grip Monitor When holding the camera, be careful that your fingers or other objects do not obstruct the flash. 4 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus on the subject. ● When the camera focuses on the subject, the exposure is locked (shutter speed and aperture value are displayed), and the AF target mark changes to green. ● The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark flashes red. Try focusing again. P P 1/400 F3.0 1/400 F3.0 AF target mark Press halfway Shutter speed Aperture value
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19 EN Shooting movies 1 Press the R button to start recording. REC REC 0:00 0:00 0:00:34 0:00:34 720 REC REC 0:00 0:00 0:00:34 0:00:34 Displayed in red during shooting Recording time Continuous recording length (p. 72) Sound is recorded with movies. The effects for the current shooting mode also apply to movies. Some shooting mode effects may not apply to movies. You can shoot still images during movie recording. “Shooting still images while recording a movie” (p.32) 2 Press the R button again to stop recording. “Focusing” (p. 66) 5 To take the picture, gently press the shutter button all the way down while being careful not to shake the camera. 1/400 F3.0 1/400 F3.0 P P Image review screen Press fully To view images during shooting To view images during shooting Pressing the q button enables playback of images. To return to shooting, either press the q button or press the shutter button halfway down. To turn off the camera To turn off the camera Press the n button again.
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20 EN Using the zoom Turning the zoom lever adjusts the shooting range. W side T side 4.6 4.6 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4 4 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M NORM 4 4 NORM P P P P 10.0 10.0 Zoom bar Optical zoom: 12.5x Digital zoom: 4x To take larger images To take larger images [Digital Zoom]/[Super-Res Zoom] [Digital Zoom]/[Super-Res Zoom] The type and amount of zoom can be identified from the appearance of the zoom bar. The display differs depending on the options selected for [Digital Zoom] (p. 42), [Super-Res Zoom] (p. 44), and [Image Size] (p. 36). Optical zoom: Image size Zoom bar 16M Optical zoom range Other The magnification ratio changes depending on the image size setting.*1 [On] selected for [Super-Res Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar 16M/16:9 L Super-resolution zoom range [On] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar 16M Digital zoom range Other The magnification ratio changes depending on the image size setting.*1 Digital zoom range *1 If [Image Size] is less than the full resolution, after reaching the maximum optical zoom, the camera will automatically resize and crop the image to the selected [Image Size], then enter the digital zoom range if [Digital Zoom] is [On]. Photographs taken with the zoom bar displayed in red may appear “grainy.”
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21 EN 1 Press F (INFO). ● The displayed shooting information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. “Shooting mode display” (p. 4) P P NORM P P P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4 4 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M NORM 4 4 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 00:34 00:34 720 00:34 00:34 720 00:34 00:34 720 NORM P P 4 4 Normal Movie information No information Detailed Reading a histogram Reading a histogram If the peak fills too much of the frame, the image will appear mostly white. If the peak fills too much of the frame, the image will appear mostly black. The green section shows luminance distribution within the screen’s center. Using the flash The flash functions can be selected to best match the shooting conditions. 1 Select the flash option in the function menu. 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 16M Flash Auto AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description Flash Auto The flash fires automatically in low- light or backlight conditions. Redeye Pre-flashes are emitted to reduce the occurrence of red eye in your photos. Fill In The flash fires regardless of the available light. Flash Off The flash does not fire. Changing the shooting information display The display of the screen information can be changed to best match the situation, for example, the need for a clear view of the screen or for making a precise composition by using the grid display.
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22 EN ]Viewing images 1 Press the q button. Number of frames/ Total number of images ’12/02/26 12:30 12:30 4/30 4/30 ’12/02/26 Playback image 2 Press HI to view other images. Displays previous image Displays next image Press and hold HI to advance or rewind. The display size of the images can be changed. “Index view and close-up view” (p. 24) To play sound recordings To play sound recordings To play sound recorded with an image, select the image and press the A button. During audio playback Press FG to adjust volume. To play back grouped images To play back grouped images Multiple Images are displayed as a group depending on the shooting conditions. “Playing back grouped images” (p.38) Grouped images To play back movies To play back movies Select a movie, and press the A button. During playback Movie ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Turn the zoom lever to the T side to display the movie index. Use FGHI to select the frame to start playback. Pausing and restarting playback Press the A button to pause playback. During pause, fast forward or reverse, press the A button to restart playback. Fast forward Press I to fast forward. Press I again to increase the fast forward speed. Rewind Press H to rewind. The speed at which the recording rewinds increases each time H is pressed. Adjusting the volume Press FG to adjust the volume.
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23 EN Erasing images during playback (Single image erase) 1 Display the image you want to erase and press G (D). Erase Cancel Cancel Erase MENU Back 2 Press FG to select [Erase], and press the A button. Multiple images or all images can be erased at a time (p. 49). Operations while playback is paused Operations while playback is paused During pause 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 Elapsed time/Total recording time Jump Press FG to jump to the previous/ next index. Advancing and rewinding one frame at a time Press I or H to advance or rewind one frame at a time. Hold I or H to advance or rewind at 1× speed. Resuming playback Press the A button to resume playback. To stop movie playback To stop movie playback Press the m button.
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24 EN Index view and close-up view Index view enables quick selection of a desired image. Close-up view (up to 10x magnification) allows checking of image details. 1 Turn the zoom lever. 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 00:00 00:00 W T W T 4/30 4/30 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 35ºN 139ºE 35ºN 139ºE ALL ALL 2012/ 02/26 2012/ 02/26 W 00:00 00:00 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 Index view Single-image view Close-up view Photo Surfing (p. 45) To select an image in index view To select an image in index view Use FGHI to select an image, and press the A button to display the selected image in single-image view. To scroll an image in close-up view To scroll an image in close-up view Use FGHI to move the viewing area. To stop [Photo Surfing] To stop [Photo Surfing] Use FG to select [ALL], then press the A button. Changing the image information display Shooting information settings displayed on the screen can be changed. 1 Press F (INFO). ● The displayed image information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. 10 10 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 12:30 4/30 4/30 16M 2.0 2.0 F3.0 F3.0 1/1000 1/1000 AUTO WB AUTO WB 100 ISO 100 ISO NORM ’12/02/26 12:30 100-0004 100-0004 10 10 4/30 4/30 P P Normal Detailed No information “Reading a histogram” (p. 21)
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25 EN To change the shooting mode To change the shooting mode The shooting mode (P, M, s, Q, ~, P, -, .) can be changed by rotating the mode dial. ”Mode dial” (p. 6) The default settings of the function are highlighted in . ]Shooting with automatic settings (M mode) The camera will automatically select the optimal shooting mode for the scene. The shooting condition is decided by the camera and settings cannot be changed, excepting some functions. 1 Set the shooting mode to M. 16M 4 4 NORM 00:34 00:34 LIVE GUIDE LIVE GUIDE 1080 The icon changes depending on the scene that the camera automatically selects In some cases, the camera may not select the desired shooting mode. When the camera cannot identify the optimal mode, P mode will be selected. Using the live guide Using the live guide The live guide can be used to change settings in M mode. Guide items • Change Color Saturation • Change Color Image • Change Brightness 1 Press A to display the live guide. 2 Use FG to highlight an item and press A. Change Color Saturation Guide item 3 Use FG to choose a level and check the effect or description. ● Press the shutter button halfway to select. Clear & Vivid Flat & Muted Level bar 4 Press the shutter button to take a picture. ● To clear the live guide from the display, press the m button. Pictures may appear grainy at some live guide setting levels. Using Shooting Modes Using Shooting Modes
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26 EN Submenu Application BPortrait/FLandscape/ 'Hand-Held Starlight/ GNight Scene*1 /MNight+Portrait/ CSport/NIndoor/RSelf Portrait/ SSunset*1 /XFireworks*1 /VCuisine/ dDocuments/qBeach & Snow/ UPet Mode - Cat/tPet Mode - Dog/ W3D Photo/Z Backlight HDR*2 The camera takes a picture using the optimum settings for the scene conditions. *1 When the subject is dark, noise reduction is automatically activated. This approximately doubles the shooting time during which no other pictures can be taken. *2 Recommended for static subjects. To take pictures of your pet’s face, select To take pictures of your pet’s face, select ([ ([U U Pet Mode - Cat]/[ Pet Mode - Cat]/[t t Pet Mode - Dog]) Pet Mode - Dog]) Use HI to select [U] or [t] and press the A button to set. ● [Auto Release] is automatically selected, and when the subject’s face is recognized, the picture is taken automatically. ● To cancel [Auto Release], see “Using the self-timer” (p. 33). Shooting 3D images ( Shooting 3D images (W W mode) mode) 1 Select [Auto] or [Manual] using HI and press the A button. Submenu 1 Description Auto Frame the photograph so that the target and pointer overlap; the shutter will be released automatically. Manual After taking the first shot, move the camera to match the image displayed in the monitor and take the second shot manually. Images shot in 3D mode cannot be displayed in 3D on this camera’s monitor. Changes to the live guide setting levels may not be visible on the screen. The flash can not be used with the live guide. Changes to the live guide options cancel previous changes. Choosing the live guide settings that exceed the limits of the camera exposure meters may result in pictures that are over- or under-exposed. ]Using the best mode for the shooting scene (s mode) 1 Set the shooting mode to s. 2 Use HI to select the mode and then press the A button. Portrait For taking a portrait-style shot. 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB Icon indicating the scene mode that is set In s modes, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for specific shooting scenes. For this reason, settings may not be changed in some modes.
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27 EN Depending on the subject or the situation (if the distance between the camera and subject is too short), the image may not look 3D. The 3D viewing angle varies depending on the subject, etc. To exit 3D shooting mode without saving an image, press the m button. The [Image Size] (p. 36) is fixed to [0]. The zoom ratio is fixed. The focus, exposure and the white balance are fixed when the first image is taken. The flash is fixed to [$Flash Off]. ]Shooting with special effects (P mode) To add expression to your photo, select the desired special effect. 1 Set the shooting mode to P. 2 Use HI to select the mode and then press the A button. MENU MENU 2 3 Pop Art 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 16M 1 12 Icon indicating P mode that is set Submenu Option MAGIC FILTER 1Pop Art 2Pin Hole 3Fish Eye 4Drawing 5Soft Focus 6Punk XSparkle YWatercolor 9Reflection 0Miniature aFragmented bDramatic In P mode, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for each scene effect. For this reason, some settings cannot be changed in some modes. ]Shooting with Beauty Fix effects (Q mode) Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. 1 Set the shooting mode to Q. 2 Use HI to select the retouching setting, and press the A button to set. Selected option MENU MENU 5M Recommended
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28 EN ● [Set 1], [Set 2] or [Set 3] retouches the image according to the Beauty Settings. [Beauty Settings] (p. 57) 3 Point the camera toward the subject. Check the frame appearing around the face detected by the camera,and then press the shutter button to take the picture. The unedited image and edited image are both saved. If the image cannot be retouched, only the unedited image is saved. The [Image Size] of the retouched image is fixed at [n]. Only the face detected by the camera is retouched. 4 Select [OK] or [Beauty Fix] on the review screen, and press the A button to save or to retouch the image additionally. OK Beauty Fix MENU Back Beauty Fix Beauty Fix 1 Select a retouching item, and press the A button. MENU Off Eye Color Back 2 Press the A button on the review screen. ● Settings for Beauty Fix can be registered. [Beauty Settings] (p. 57) Creating panoramic images (p mode) 1 Set the shooting mode to p. 2 Use HI to select the mode. When selecting [Auto], press G. When selecting other than [Auto], press the A button. MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 2M AUTO AUTO PC PC MANUAL MANUAL AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Auto Submenu Application Auto Panorama images are automatically combined just by swinging the camera in the shooting direction. Press the shutter button once to begin the sequence. Manual Three frames are taken and combined by the camera. The user composes the shots using the guide frame and manually releases the shutter. PC The frames that were taken are combined into a panorama image using the PC software. 3 When shooting with [Auto] Use HI to select the angle of view and then press the A button. For details on installing the PC software, see “Using the supplied CD for setup” (p. 13).
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29 EN When set to [Auto] or [Manual], [Image Size] (p. 36) is fixed to 2M or equivalent. The focus, exposure, zoom position (p. 20), and white balance (p. 34) are locked at the first frame. The flash (p. 21) is fixed to $ (Flash Off) mode. To shoot with [Auto] To shoot with [Auto] 1 Point the camera to the start position. ● Use FGHI to select the shooting direction. 2 Press the shutter button to begin shooting. Move the camera slowly in the arrow-marked direction that shown on the monitor. MENU Cancel OK Save AUTO FULL Guide 3 When shooting reaches the end of the guide on the monitor, it finishes automatically. ● The camera automatically processes the images and the combined panorama image is displayed. ● To stop shooting in the middle, press the shutter button or A button. If the camera pauses for a while, shooting automatically finishes. If the message “Image was not created.” is displayed, shoot again. To exit the panorama function without saving an image, press the m button. Taking pictures with [Manual] Taking pictures with [Manual] 1 Use FGHI to specify at which edge the next picture is to be connected. Direction for combining the next frame MANUAL MANUAL OK Set 2 Press the shutter button to take the first frame. The white-boxed part of the first frame is displayed on joint area 1. 1st frame 1 2 1 2 MENU OK MANUAL MANUAL MANUAL MANUAL Save Cancel 3 Compose the next shot so that joint area 1 overlaps joint area 2. 4 Press the shutter button to take the next shot. Press the A button to combine just 2 frames. 5 Repeat steps 3 and 4 to take a third frame. ● After the third frame is taken, the camera automatically processes the frames and the combined panorama image is displayed. To exit the panorama function without saving an image, press the m button.
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30 EN Taking pictures with [PC] Taking pictures with [PC] 1 Use FGHI to select the direction that the frames are combined. 2 Press the shutter button to take the first frame, and then point the camera for the second frame. The shooting procedure is same as that of [Manual]. Panorama shooting is possible for up to 10 frames. 3 Repeat Step 2 until the number of desired frames is taken, and then press the A button or m button when finished. Refer to the PC software help guide for details on how to make panorama images. Shooting a still image with movie clip ( . mode) When shooting a still image, a movie clip that includes before and after the shutter release is recorded simultaneously. 1 Set the shooting mode to . (Photo with A Clip). 4 4 00:34 00:34 1080 . . 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Photo with A Clip Photo with A Clip 2 Use H to open the function menu. Use HI to select the length of movie clip and then press the A button. 7 sec / 3 sec 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 4 4 NORM 1080 00:34 00:34 Icon indicating the movie length that is set Submenu Description 4 7 sec / 3 sec 2 5 sec / 3 sec 0 3 sec / 3 sec 3 7 sec / 0 sec 1 5 sec / 0 sec / 3 sec / 0 sec Shooting may not be available in the following conditions; right after entering the shooting mode (such as right after turning power on) or right after a picture is shot. The image size of the movie is set to [9] or [7]. Taken images are displayed as a group. “Playing back grouped images” (p.38)
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31 EN ] Shooting two types of image at a time (- mode) In the - mode, there are some limitations of the image size. The image size may be automatically changed depending on the settings. 1 Set the shooting mode to - (Multi-Record). 2 Use HI to select the mode and then press the G button. 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Multi-Framing Multi-Framing 00:34 00:34 720 4 4 NORM FRAME FRAME MAGIC MAGIC SIZE SIZE Submenu Description Multi-Framing The camera takes two images at different angles simultaneously; one wide and one cropped. Multi-File The camera takes two images in different image sizes simultaneously. P and Original The camera takes two images simultaneously; one applying Magic Filter and an unaffected original. To use [Multi-Framing] To use [Multi-Framing] You can track the subject for the close-up shot. Tap Q to enable tracking. Subject Tracking Subject Tracking 1 Tap Q to turn tracking P. 2 Select the frame setting and press the A button. 3 Align the AF target mark on the subject for zoom angle and press the A button. ● The frame automatically tracks the subject detecting it by color. LOCK ON LOCK ON OK 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 00:34 00:34 720 4 4 NORM FRAME FRAME On On Disabling Subject Tracking Disabling Subject Tracking 1 Tap P to turn tracking Q. 2 Use FGHI or tap to position the frame. Images can not be taken by tapping the monitor. When the camera fails to track the subject, the frame changes to red. The [Image Size] is limited as follows. Still image L: [n] or lower S: [3] or lower Movie : [6] or lower To use [Multi-File] To use [Multi-File] 1 Select the size for the sub image and press the A button.
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32 EN The [Image Size] is limited as follows. Still image Main: [2] or larger Sub: [1], [9], [:] Movie Main: [5] [6] Sub: [7] [8] To use [ To use [P P and Original] and Original] 1 Use HI to select the mode and the press the A button. When shooting movies in this mode, the [Image Size] is limited to [6] or lower. When shooting movies in this mode, [Sparkle], [Soft Focus], [Miniature], [Fragmented], and [Dramatic] are not available. 3 Shoot images. ● Press the shutter button to shoot two still images with settings you set. ● Press the R button to start recording two movies with settings you set. Press the R button again to stop recording. To shoot while checking the movie record area Press F several times to display the movie record area. Taken images are displayed as a group. (p.38) ]Shooting still images while recording a movie 1 Set the shooting mode to P or M. 2 Press the R button to start recording a movie. 3 Press the shutter button to shoot a still image. ● Press the R button again to stop recording the movie. Taken images are displayed as a group.(p.38) The still images can be used as index of the movie. (p.38) The number of still images that can be shot varies depending on the image size settings. (p.36) You can shoot while checking the recordable areas of the still image and movie. (p.21) If [d] or [+] is selected, only one photo will be taken each time the shutter button is pressed.
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33 EN “Using the Menu” (p. 7) Shooting closeups (Macro shooting) This function enables the camera to focus and shoot subjects at close distances. 1 Select the macro option in the function menu. 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 16M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Off 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description Off Macro mode is deactivated. Macro This enables shooting as close as 10 cm/3.9 in.*1 (90 cm/35.4 in.*2 ) to the subject. Super Macro*3 This enables shooting as close as 1 cm/0.4 in. to the subject. *1 When the zoom is at the widest (W) position. *2 When the zoom is at the most telephoto (T) position. *3 The zoom is automatically fixed. The flash (p. 21) and zoom (p. 20) cannot be set when [a Super Macro] (p. 33) is selected. Using the self-timer After the shutter button is pressed all the way down, the picture is taken after a short delay. 1 Select the self-timer option in the function menu. 12 12 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO MENU MENU 16M 2 2 Y Off 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description Y Off The self-timer is deactivated. Y 12 sec The self-timer lamp turns on for approx. 10 seconds, then blinks for approx. 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. Y 2 sec The self-timer lamp blinks for approx. 2 seconds, then the picture is taken. ; Auto Release*1 When your pet (cat or dog) turns its head towards the camera, its face is recognized and the picture is taken automatically. *1 [Auto Release] is displayed only when the s mode is [U] or [t]. To cancel the self-timer after it starts To cancel the self-timer after it starts Press the m button. Using Shooting Functions Using Shooting Functions
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34 EN Adjusting the brightness (Exposure compensation) The standard brightness (appropriate exposure) set by the camera based on the shooting mode (except for M) can be adjusted brighter or darker to obtain a desired shot. 1 Select the exposure compensation option in the function menu. MENU MENU 16M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 Exposure Comp. 2 Use HI to select the desired brightness, and press the A button. Adjusting to a natural color scheme (White balance) For more natural coloring, choose a white balance option suited to the scene. 1 Select the white balance option in the function menu. 0.0 0.0 AUTO ISO AUTO ISO MENU MENU 16M AUTO WB AUTO WB WB Auto 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description WB Auto The camera automatically adjusts the white balance according to the shooting scene. 5 For shooting outdoors under a clear sky. 3 For shooting outdoors under a cloudy sky. 1 For shooting under tungsten lighting. > For shooting under white fluorescent lighting. P For setting the subtle shades of color that cannot be adjusted by Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, or Fluorescent. Q Using the one touch white balance Using the one touch white balance 1 Select the white balance option in the function menu. 2 Use HI to select [P] or [Q], and face the camera toward white paper. ● Set the paper to fill the entire screen, and make sure that there is no shadow area. ● Setting the zoom to telephoto (T) is recommended. ● Perform this procedure under the light where the pictures are actually taken. 3 Press the m button. ● The camera releases the shutter and the white balance is registered. ● The registered white balance is stored in the camera. The data will not be cleared by turning off the power. ● When the [P] or [Q] whose white balance has already been registered is selected in Step 2, new white balance will be registered.
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35 EN When the white area is not large enough or when the color is too bright, too dark, or loud, the white balance cannot be registered. Return to Step 2. Or, set the other white balance. Selecting the ISO sensitivity 1 Select the ISO setting option in the function menu. 1/400 F3.0 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 16M 1/400 F3.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 3200 ISO ISO HIGH ISO ISO HIGH 100 ISO ISO 100 3200 ISO Auto 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description ISO Auto The camera automatically adjusts the sensitivity according to the shooting scene. High ISO Auto The camera uses a higher sensitivity compared to [ISO Auto] to minimize blur caused by a moving subject or by camera shake. Value The ISO sensitivity is fixed to the selected value. ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization. ISO standards specify the sensitivity for digital cameras and film, thus codes such as “ISO 100” are used to represent sensitivity. In the ISO setting, although smaller values result in less sensitivity, sharp images can be taken under fully lit conditions. Larger values result in higher sensitivity, and images can be taken at fast shutter speeds even under low light conditions. However, high sensitivity introduces noise into the resulting picture, which may give it a grainy appearance. Sequential shooting (Drive) Pictures are taken sequentially while the shutter button is held down. 1 Select the drive option in the function menu. 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 16M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Single Option Description o One frame is shot each time the shutter button is pressed. ) The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 2.3 frames/sec. * The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 10 frames/sec. c The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 15 frames/sec. d The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 60 frames/sec. + (Auto Split Shooting) The camera takes up to 16 photos at regular intervals while holding the shutter button.
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36 EN The [Image Size] is limited. [c] [d] [+]: [3] or lower With settings other than [o], the flash (p. 21) is fixed to [$Flash Off]. Digital zoom (p. 42) is not available with high-speed sequential shooting or [+]. The ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO Auto]. With settings other than [o], the focus, exposure and the white balance are fixed when the first frame is shot. Selecting the Size of Photographs 1 Select an image size in the function menu. MENU MENU 5M 8M 16M 16:9S AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 0.0 0.0 4 4 16M 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description 16M (4608x3456) Suitable for printing pictures over A3 (11x17 in.). 8M (3264x2448) Suitable for printing pictures up to A3 (11x17 in.). 5M (2560x1920) Suitable for printing pictures at A4 (8.5x11 in.). 3M (2048x1536) Suitable for printing pictures up to A4 size (8.5x11 in.). 2M (1600x1200) Suitable for printing pictures at A5 (5x7 in.). 1M (1280x960) Suitable for printing pictures at postcard size. VGA (640x480) Suitable for viewing pictures on a TV or using pictures on emails and web sites. 16:9 L (4608x2592) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A3 or 11"x17". 16:9 S (1920x1080) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A5 or 5"x7".
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37 EN ] Playing back panorama images Panorama images that were combined together using [Auto] or [Manual] can be scrolled for viewing. “Creating panoramic images (p mode)” (p. 28) 1 Select a panorama image during playback. “Viewing images” (p. 22) 4/30 4/30 00:00 ’12/02/26 OK Replay 2 Press the A button. Current viewing area To control panorama image playback To control panorama image playback Zoom in/Zoom out: Press the A button to pause playback. Then turn the zoom lever to enlarge/shrink the image. Playback direction: Press FGHI to pause playback and scroll the image in the direction of the pressed button. Pause: Press the A button. Restart scrolling: Press the A button. Stop playback: Press the m button. Playing back W images 3D images shot with this camera can be played back on 3D-compatible devices connected to this camera using an HDMI cable (sold separately). “Shooting 3D images (3D mode)” (p. 26) When playing back 3D images, read the warnings in the instruction manual for the 3D-compatible devices carefully. 1 Connect the 3D-compatible device and camera using the HDMI cable. For the connection and setting method, see “Connection via HDMI cable” (p. 54) 2 Use HI to select [3D Show] and then press the A button. 3 Use HI to select the 3D image to play back and then press the A button. MENU OK Set Slideshow Using Playback Functions Using Playback Functions
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38 EN To start a slideshow, press the m button. To stop the slideshow, press the m or A button. 3D images are composed of JPEG files and MPO files. If any files are deleted on a computer, playback of 3D images may not be possible. ] Playing back grouped images Depending on the settings, the taken images are displayed as a group during playback. Several operations are available for the grouped images; such as expanding to view or erase images respectively, or erasing the grouped images collectively. T side Expands (except for the . images). • Select the image and press the A button to display the images respectively. • Use HI to view the previous/ next frame. A button Playback/pauses playback. FG Adjusts the volume when playing back images with sound. If a group frame is erased, all images in that group are erased collectively. If the group includes images you want to keep, expand the group and protect them respectively. Sequential images frame Sequential images frame ● The sequentially shot images are played back automatically. ● Expand to view the images in index view. Sequential images frame . . (Photo with Movie Clip) frame (Photo with Movie Clip) frame ● The movie clip and the still images are played back. . frame ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Movie with still images frame Movie with still images frame ● The movie and the still images are played back. ● Expand to view the images in index view. ● Pause the playback and turn the zoom lever to the W side to display the still images as a chapter index of the movie. Select the still image and press the A button to play back the movie from that point. Movie with still images frame
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39 EN - - (Multi-Record) frame (Multi-Record) frame ● The images are played back. ● Expand to display two images side-by-side. ● Turn the zoom lever during playback to switch between two images. Movies T ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Still images ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Playing back movies
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40 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Menus for Shooting Functions Menus for Shooting Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Restoring the shooting functions to the Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings [Reset] default settings [Reset] I (Camera Menu 1) X Reset Submenu 2 Application Yes Restores the following menu functions to the default settings. • Flash (p. 21) • Macro (p. 33) • Self-timer (p. 33) • Exposure compensation (p. 34) • White balance (p. 34) • ISO (p. 35) • Drive (p. 35) • Image Size (p. 36) • Menu functions in [I, J, A] (p. 40 to 44) No The current settings will not be changed. Selecting the image quality for still Selecting the image quality for still images [Compression] images [Compression] I (Camera Menu 1) X Compression Submenu 2 Application Fine Shooting at high quality. Normal Shooting at normal quality. “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (p. 71, 72) Selecting the image quality for movies Selecting the image quality for movies [Image Size] [Image Size] A (Movie Menu) X Image Size Submenu 2 Application 1080P/720P/ VGA (640x480) Select the image quality based on the image size and frame rate. “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (p. 71, 72) Brightening the subject against Brightening the subject against backlight [Shadow Adjust] backlight [Shadow Adjust] I (Camera Menu 1) X Shadow Adjust Submenu 2 Application Auto Automatically On when a compatible shooting mode is selected. Off The effect is not applied. On Shoot with automatic adjustment to brighten an area that has become darker. When set to [Auto] or [On], [ESP/n] (p. 41) is automatically fixed to [ESP].
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41 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Setting the Touch Shutter function Setting the Touch Shutter function [Touch Shutter] [Touch Shutter] I (Camera Menu 1) X Touch Shutter Submenu 2 Application On The subject that is touched is focused on and the picture is taken automatically. Off The subject that is touched is AF locked. (Press the shutter button manually.) This setting can also be changed by touching the panel. “Using for the shooting mode” (p. 9) Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode] Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode] I (Camera Menu 1) X AF Mode Submenu 2 Application Face/iESP*1 The camera focuses automatically. (If a face is detected, it is shown by a white frame*1 ; when the shutter button is pressed halfway and the camera focuses, the frame turns to green*2 . If no face is detected, the camera chooses a subject in the frame and focuses automatically.) Spot The camera focuses on the subject located within the AF target mark. AF Tracking The camera tracks the subject movement automatically to focus on it continuously. *1 For some subjects, the frame may not appear or may take some time to appear. *2 If the frame blinks in red, the camera cannot focus. Try refocusing on the subject. To focus on a moving subject To focus on a moving subject continuously (AF Tracking) continuously (AF Tracking) 1 Hold the camera to align the AF target mark on the subject and press the A button. 2 When the camera recognizes the subject, the AF target mark automatically tracks the subject movement to focus on it continuously. 3 To cancel the tracking, press the A button. Depending on the subjects or the shooting conditions, the camera may be unable to lock the focus or fail to track the subject movement. When the camera fails to track the subject movement, the AF target mark changes to red. Selecting the method for measuring the Selecting the method for measuring the brightness [ESP/ brightness [ESP/n n] ] I (Camera Menu 1) X ESP/n Submenu 2 Application ESP Shoots to obtain a balanced brightness over the entire screen (Meters the brightness at the center and surrounding areas of the screen separately). 5 (spot) Shoots the subject at the center during backlighting (Meters the brightness at the center of the screen). When set to [ESP], the center may appear dark when shooting against strong backlighting.
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42 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Shooting at higher magnifications than Shooting at higher magnifications than optical zoom [Digital Zoom] optical zoom [Digital Zoom] I (Camera Menu 1) X Digital Zoom Submenu 2 Application Off Disable digital zoom. On Enable digital zoom. [Digital Zoom] is not available when [a Super Macro] (p. 33) is selected. The option selected for [Digital Zoom] affects the appearance of the zoom bar. “To take larger images” (p. 20) Reducing the blur caused by the Reducing the blur caused by the camera shake when shooting camera shake when shooting [Image Stabilizer] (still images)/ [Image Stabilizer] (still images)/ [IS Movie Mode] (movies) [IS Movie Mode] (movies) J (Camera Menu 2) X Image Stabilizer (still images)/ A (Movie Menu) X IS Movie Mode (movies) Submenu 2 Application Off The image stabilizer is deactivated. This is recommended for shooting when the camera is fixed in place on a tripod or other stable surface. On The image stabilizer is activated. There may be a noise coming from inside the camera when the shutter button is pressed with [Image Stabilizer] (still images) set to [On]. Images may not be stabilized if camera shake is too severe. When the shutter speed is extremely slow, such as when taking pictures at night, [Image Stabilizer] (still images) may not be as effective. Using the assist lamp for shooting a Using the assist lamp for shooting a dark subject [AF Illuminat.] dark subject [AF Illuminat.] J (Camera Menu 2) X AF Illuminat. Submenu 2 Application Off The AF illuminator is not used. On When the shutter button is pressed halfway down, the AF illuminator turns on to aid focusing. AF illuminator Viewing the image immediately after Viewing the image immediately after shooting [Rec View] shooting [Rec View] J (Camera Menu 2) X Rec View Submenu 2 Application Off The image being recorded is not displayed. This allows the user to prepare for the next shot while following the subject in the monitor after shooting. On The image being recorded is displayed. This allows the user to make a brief check of the image that was just taken.
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43 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Automatically rotating images shot with Automatically rotating images shot with the camera in a vertical position during the camera in a vertical position during playback [Pic Orientation] playback [Pic Orientation] J (Camera Menu 2) X Pic Orientation During shooting, the [y] (p. 48) setting on the playback menu is set automatically. This function may not work properly if the camera is facing up or down during shooting. Submenu 2 Application Off Information about the vertical/ horizontal orientation of the camera during shooting is not recorded with images. Images shot with the camera in a vertical position are not rotated during playback. On Information about the vertical/ horizontal orientation of the camera during shooting is recorded with images. Images are automatically rotated during playback. Displaying icon guides [Icon Guide] Displaying icon guides [Icon Guide] J (Camera Menu 2) X Icon Guide Submenu 2 Application Off No icon guide is displayed. On The explanation of the selected icon will be displayed when a shooting mode or function menu icon is selected (position the cursor on the icon for a while to display the explanation). Icon guide The camera will automatically set the ISO sensitivity for optimal image quality. 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 16M ISO Auto AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 3200 ISO ISO 200 ISO ISO 200 100 ISO ISO 100 3200 Imprinting the date of recording Imprinting the date of recording [Date Stamp] [Date Stamp] J (Camera Menu 2) X Date Stamp Submenu 2 Application Off Do not imprint the date. On Stamp new photographs with the date of recording. When the date and time are not set, [Date Stamp] cannot be set. “Language, date, time, and time zone” (p. 15) The date stamp can not be deleted. [Date Stamp] is not available in [Panorama] or [3D Photo] mode. Date stamps are not added in sequential shooting.
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44 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Using Super-Resolution Technology for Using Super-Resolution Technology for High-Quality Zoom [Super-Res Zoom] High-Quality Zoom [Super-Res Zoom] J (Camera Menu 2) X Super-Res Zoom Submenu 2 Application Off Take pictures without super-resolution zoom. On Take pictures with super-resolution zoom. Available only if [16M] or [16:9 L] is selected for [Image Size]. Recording sound when shooting Recording sound when shooting movies [ movies [R R] ] A (Movie Menu) X R Submenu 2 Application Off No sound is recorded. On Sound is recorded. Reducing Wind Noise Reducing Wind Noise [Wind Noise Reduction] [Wind Noise Reduction] A (Movie Menu) X Wind Noise Reduction Submenu 2 Application Off Record sound without wind noise reduction. On Record sound with wind noise reduction.
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45 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Data must be created with the [ib] (PC software) before using some functions. Refer to the [ib] (PC software) help guide for details on how to use the [ib] (PC software). For details on installing the [ib] (PC software), see “Using the supplied CD for setup” (p. 13). Playing back pictures automatically Playing back pictures automatically [Slideshow] [Slideshow] q (Playback Menu) X Slideshow Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application Slide All/Event/ Collection*1 Selects the content to be included in the slideshow. BGM Off/Cosmic/ MIX/Breeze/ Mellow/ Dreamy/ Urban Selects the background music options. Type Normal/Short/ Long Selects the type of transition effect used between slides. Start ― Starts the slideshow. *1 The [Collection] that has been created with the [ib] (PC software) and imported back from a computer can play back. During a slideshow, press I to advance one frame, H to go back one frame. Adding Pictures to Favorites [Favorites] Adding Pictures to Favorites [Favorites] q (Playback Menu) X Favorites Submenu 2 Application Enable/Disable Choose images to be added to favorites. Use HI to highlight an image and press A. To remove the image from favorites, press A again. Play View favorites. Tap I to view the images as a slideshow. Favorites marking applies only this model of camera. Searching for images and playing back Searching for images and playing back the related images [Photo Surfing] the related images [Photo Surfing] q (Playback Menu) X Photo Surfing In [Photo Surfing], images can be searched and related images can be played back by selecting the related items. To start [Photo Surfing] To start [Photo Surfing] Press the A button to start [Photo Surfing]. When a related item of the image displayed is selected with FG, images related to the item are displayed in the lower part of the monitor. Use HI to display an image. To select related items that are not displayed, press the A button when selecting an item. To stop [Photo Surfing] To stop [Photo Surfing] To stop [Photo Surfing], use FG to select [ALL], then press the A button.
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46 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Related items Images corresponding the related items 35ºN 139ºE 35ºN 139ºE ALL ALL 2012/ 02/26 2012/ 02/26 ALL Using the [ib] (PC software) and Using the [ib] (PC software) and importing data back to the camera importing data back to the camera Refer to the [ib] (PC software) help guide for details on how to use the [ib] (PC software). The [ib] (PC software) may not work properly on the pictures edited by other application software. The following [Photo Surfing] functions can be performed when data created with the [ib] (PC software) is imported back to the camera. Information of persons or shooting locations and new Collections can be added in the related items. Changing the image size [ Changing the image size [Q Q] ] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Q Submenu 3 Application C 640 x 480 This saves a high-resolution image as a separate image with a smaller size for use in e-mail attachments and other applications. E 320 x 240 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Use FG to select an image size and press the A button. ● The resized image is saved as a separate image. Cropping image [ Cropping image [P P] ] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X P 1 Use HI to select an image, and press the A button. 2 Use the zoom lever to select the size of the cropping frame, and use FGHI to move the frame. Cropping frame MENU Back 3 Press the A button after you have selected the area to trim. ● The edited image is saved as a separate image. Adding sound to still images [ Adding sound to still images [R R] ] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X R 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Aim the microphone toward the sound source. Microphone 3 Press the A button. ● Recording starts. ● The camera adds (records) sound for approx. 4 seconds while playing back the image.
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47 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Adjusting Exposure for Faces Adjusting Exposure for Faces [Beauty Fix] [Beauty Fix] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Beauty Fix Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. 1 Select a picture using HI and press the A button. 2 Select an option using FG and press the A button. 3 Select [OK] or [Beauty Fix] in the confirmation dialog and press the A button to save the retouched copy or make additional changes. ● The retouched image is saved as a separate image. OK Beauty Fix MENU Back [Image Size] is set to [n] or below. Beauty Fix Beauty Fix 1 Select an option and press the A button. MENU Off Eye Color Back 2 A confirmation dialog will be displayed; press the A button. Brightening areas that are dark Brightening areas that are dark due to backlight or other reasons due to backlight or other reasons [Shadow Adj] [Shadow Adj] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Shadow Adj 1 Use HI to select an image, and press the A button. ● The edited image is saved as a separate image. Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. The retouching process may lower the image resolution. Retouching red eyes in flash shooting Retouching red eyes in flash shooting [Redeye Fix] [Redeye Fix] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Redeye Fix 1 Use HI to select an image, and press the A button. ● The edited image is saved as a separate image. Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. The retouching process may lower the image resolution. Changing the landmark information Changing the landmark information recorded on the images [Landmark] recorded on the images [Landmark] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Landmark You can change the landmark information (such as place names and names of buildings) recorded on the images when they were shot using the GPS function to different landmark information registered near the place where you shot the images. Refer to “Recording the shooting location and time information on the images shot [GPS Settings]” (p. 58).
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48 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). 1 Select the image using HI, and press the A button. ● If the target landmark is at a distance from the position recorded on the images, it may not be displayed. ● A list of the landmarks registered near the position recorded on the images are displayed. 2 Select the new landmark to be recorded on the image using FG, and press the A button. 3 Select [OK] using FG, and press the A button. Rotating images [ Rotating images [y y] ] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X y 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Press the A button to rotate the image. 3 If necessary, repeat Steps 1 and 2 to make settings for other images, and press the m button. The new picture orientations will be saved even after the power is turned off. Capturing still images from movies Capturing still images from movies [In-Movie Image Capture] [In-Movie Image Capture] q (Playback menu) X Edit X In-Movie Image Capture 1 Use HI to select the movie and press the A button. 2 Use HI to display the frame to be captured and press the A button. ● The selected frame is recorded as a still image. Trimming long movies Trimming long movies [Movie Trimming] [Movie Trimming] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Movie Trimming 1 Use HI to select the movie and press the A button. Submenu 2 Application New File Records the trimmed movie as new movie file. Overwrite Overwrites the original movie with the trimmed movie. 2 Use HI to display the frame to start erasing, and then press the A button. 3 Use HI to display the frame to end erasing, and then press the A button. 4 Use FG to select [Erase] and press the A button. ● To cancel trimming, select [Cancel]. Movie trimming is processed by seconds. The movie length is automatically adjusted so that the selected start and end frames are included. When editing movies in a group When editing movies in a group 1 Expand the desired group. "Playing back grouped images" (p.38) 2 Use HI to select the movie and press the A button. ● When you perform trimming on the group which includes two movies without expanding it, both movies are edited. ● When you expand the group to edit respective movie, the edited movie can be saved respectively as [New File].
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49 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Erasing images [Erase] Erasing images [Erase] q (Playback Menu) X Erase Submenu 2 Application All Erase All images in the internal memory or card will be erased. Sel. Image Images are individually selected and erased. Erase Deletes the image displayed. Erase Group All images in the group are erased (p. 38). When erasing pictures in the internal memory, do not insert the card into the camera. Protected images cannot be erased. To individually select and erase images To individually select and erase images [Sel. Image] [Sel. Image] 1 Use FG to select [Sel. Image], and press the A button. 2 Use HI to select the image to be erased, and press the A button to add a R mark to the image. ● Turn the zoom lever to the W end to display an index view. Images can be quickly selected using the FGHI buttons. Turn to the T end to return to the single frame display. Sel. Image (1) Erase/Cancel OK MENU 4/30 4/30 R mark 3 Repeat Step 2 to select the images to be erased, and then press the m button to erase the selected images. 4 Use FG to select [Yes], and press the A button. ● The images with a R mark are erased. To erase all images [All Erase] To erase all images [All Erase] 1 Use FG to select [All Erase], and press the A button. 2 Use FG to select [Yes], and press the A button. Protecting images [ Protecting images [R R] ] q (Playback Menu) X R Protected images cannot be erased by [Erase] (p. 23, 49), [Sel. Image] (p. 49), [Erase Group] (p. 49) or [All Erase] (p. 49), but all images are erased by [Memory Format]/[Format] (p. 50). 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Press the A button. ● Press the A button again to cancel the settings. 3 If necessary, repeat Steps 1 and 2 to protect other images, and press the m button. Select images for upload to the Internet Select images for upload to the Internet using the supplied OLYMPUS Viewer 2 using the supplied OLYMPUS Viewer 2 software [Upload Order] software [Upload Order] q (Playback Menu) X Edit X Upload Order 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Press the A button. ● Press the A button again to cancel the settings. 3 Repeat Steps 1 and 2 as required. 4 Press the m button. Only JPEG files can be selected for upload. See on-line help for upload instructions. GPS data recorded with images can not be deleted. Select [Off] for [GPS Settings] if you do not wish to reveal the locations where photographs were taken.
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50 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 8). Menus for Other Camera Settings Menus for Other Camera Settings The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Copying images in the internal memory Copying images in the internal memory to the card [Backup] to the card [Backup] x (Settings Menu 1) X Backup Submenu 2 Application Yes Backs up image data in the internal memory to the card. No Cancels the backup. It takes some time to back up data. Chack that the battery has sufficient power before starting the backup. Using an Eye-Fi card [Eye-Fi] Using an Eye-Fi card [Eye-Fi] x (Settings Menu 1) X Eye-Fi Submenu 2 Application All Upload all images. Sel. Image Upload selected images. Off Disable Eye-Fi transmission. When using an Eye-Fi card, read the Eye-Fi card instruction manual carefully, and comply with the instructions. Use the Eye-Fi card in compliance with the laws and regulations of the country where the camera is used. Erasing data completely Erasing data completely [Memory Format]/[Format] [Memory Format]/[Format] x (Settings Menu 1) X Memory Format/Format Before formatting, check that no important data is left in the internal memory or card. Cards must be formatted with this camera before first use or after being used with other cameras or computers. Be sure to remove the card before formatting the internal memory. Submenu 2 Application Yes Completely erases the image data in the internal memory or card (including protected images). No Cancels formatting.

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