Olympus SP-720UZ Traveller manual

User manual for the Olympus SP-720UZ Traveller in English. This PDF manual has 76 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. SP-720UZ
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2 EN Checking the contents of the box or Digital camera Strap Lens cap and lens cap strap Lithium Ion Battery (LI-50B) USB cable (CB-USB8) AV cable (CB-AVC3) USB-AC adapter (F-2AC) OLYMPUS Setup CD-ROM Names of Parts Names of Parts Camera unit 5 6 4 1 2 7 8 3 1 Flash 2 AF illuminator Self-timer lamp 3 Lens 4 Card slot 5 Battery/card cover 6 Tripod socket 7 Strap eyelet 8 Speaker Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location.
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3 EN 1 7 8 9 10 11 12 14 13 3 6 4 5 2 1 Monitor 2  button 3 R button (record movies) 4 q button (switching between shooting and playback) 5 A button (OK) 6 Arrow pad INFO button (changing information display)  button (erase) 7 Multi-connector 8 HDMI micro connector 9 Connector cover 10 Microphone 11 Mode dial 12 Zoom lever 13 Shutter button 14 n button Indicator lamp Attaching the camera strap and lens cap Attaching the camera strap and lens cap 1 2 3 4 • Attach the strap to the other eyelet in the same manner. 5 Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose.
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4 EN Monitor Shooting mode display Shooting mode display F3.2 F3.2 1/100 1/100 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 14M 00:34 00:34 DATE 4 4 NORM 10 10 3 2 1 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 18 20 21 22 19 13 15 23 25 24 26 27 28 14 16 17 z z 1 Shooting mode .......p. 16, 24 2 Zoom bar......................p. 18 3  mode...................p. 24 4 Flash.............................p. 19 Flash standby/flash charge ....................................p. 56 5 Macro/super macro ......p. 30 6 Self-timer......................p. 30 7 Exposure compensation ....................................p. 31 8 White balance...............p. 31 9 ISO ...............................p. 32 10 Drive.............................p. 32 11 Image size (still images) ..............................p. 33, 63 12 Recording with sound (movies)......................p. 39 13 Image size (movies) ..............................p. 39, 64 14 Continuous recording length (movies)......................p. 17 15 Movie recording icon ....p. 17 16 World time ....................p. 50 17 Image stabilization (still images)................p. 37 18 Metering .......................p. 36 19 Date stamp...................p. 38 20 Compression (still images) ..............................p. 35, 63 21 Number of storable still pictures (still images) ....................................p. 16 22 Current memory ...........p. 62 23 Battery check..........p. 13, 57 24 Histogram.....................p. 20 25 AF target mark..............p. 16 26 Aperture value..............p. 16 27 Shutter speed...............p. 16 28 Camera shake warning
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5 EN Playback mode display Playback mode display ● Standard display 1 Battery check..........p. 13, 57 2 3D image......................p. 34 3 Eye-Fi transferred.........p. 44 4 Protect..........................p. 42 5 Adding sound ...............p. 40 6 Upload order.................p. 43 7 Print reservation/number of prints..................p. 54/p. 53 8 Current memory ...........p. 62 9 Frame number/total number of images (still images) ....................................p. 20 Elapsed time/total shooting time (movies) ..............p. 21 10P mode ..................p. 25 11 Shutter speed...............p. 16 12Shooting mode .......p. 16, 24 13ISO ...............................p. 32 14Aperture value..............p. 16 15Histogram.....................p. 20 16 Exposure compensation ....................................p. 31 17Shadow Adjustment Technology..................p. 35 18 White balance...............p. 31 19 File number 20 Compression (still images) ...............................p. 35, 63 21 Date and time.........p. 15, 50 22 Image size ..................p. 33, 39, 63, 64 23 Volume ...................p. 21, 46 12:30 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 4/30 4/30 10 10 3D 3D 9 8 21 1 2 3 4 6 7 5 Still image 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 1 23 9 Movie ● Advanced display 4/30 4/30 14M 2.0 2.0 F3.2 F3.2 1/1000 1/1000 100-0004 100-0004 AUTO WB AUTO WB 100 ISO 100 ISO NORM 1 MAGIC MAGIC ’12/02/26 12:30 10 10 3D 3D 14M 2.0 2.0 F3.2 F3.2 1/1000 1/1000 100-0004 100-0004 AUTO WB AUTO WB 100 ISO 100 ISO 1 MAGIC MAGIC ’12/02/26 12:30 NORM 1 9 8 2 3 4 6 7 5 12 15 11 13 10 14 16 19 18 21 22 17 20
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6 EN Camera Settings Camera Settings Using the Buttons Using the Buttons Frequently used functions can be accessed using the buttons. Mode dial Changing the shooting mode (p. 24) Zoom lever (p. 18, 22) Shutter button (p. 16, 56) R button (shooting movies) (p. 17) q button (switching between shooting and playback) (p. 17, 20, 45)  button (p. 9) G (down) /  button (erase) (p. 22) F (up) /INFO button (changing information display) (p. 20, 23) I (right) A button Arrow pad H (left)
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7 EN Operation guide The symbols FGHI displayed for image selections and settings indicate that the arrow pad (p. 6) is to be used. 02 26 12 30 : . . MENU 2012 X Back Y/M/D Y M D Time Operation guides displayed on the screen indicate that the  button, A button, or zoom lever can be used. Sel. Image (1) Erase/Cancel OK MENU 4/30 MENU Back MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset ESP On Image Stabilizer Compression Shadow Adjust AF Mode Digital Zoom ESP/ Normal Auto Face/iESP Off Operation guide
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8 EN Using the Menu 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 (p. 24). Function menu Function menu Press H during shooting to display the function menu. The function menu provides access to frequently used shooting settings. 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. 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Flash Auto Shooting Selected option Function menu Setup menu
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9 EN 1 Press the  button. ● The setup menu is displayed. MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset ESP On Image Stabilizer Compression Shadow Adjust AF Mode Digital Zoom ESP/ Normal Auto Face/iESP Off 2 Press H to select the page tabs. Use FG to select the desired page tab and press I. MENU Settings Menu 2 Back Pixel Mapping Power Save Power Save TV Out NTSC English Off World Time World Time X Page tab Pixel Mapping MENU Settings Menu 2 Back NTSC English Off Power Save Power Save World Time World Time TV Out X Submenu 1 3 Use FG to select the desired submenu 1 and then press the A button. MENU Settings Menu 2 Pixel Mapping Back Power Save Power Save Off TV Out NTSC English World Time World Time X Power Save Power Save Pixel Mapping MENU Settings Menu 2 Back World Time World Time TV Out 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 Submenu 1. There may be additional operations. “Menu Settings” (p. 35 to 50) MENU Settings Menu 2 Back Power Save Power Save On Pixel Mapping TV Out NTSC English World Time World Time X 5 Press the  button to complete the setting. Setup menu Setup menu Press the  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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10 EN Menu Index 1 Flash.................................p.19 2 Macro ...............................p.30 3 Self-timer..........................p.30 4 Exposure compensation...p.31 5 White balance...................p.31 6 ISO ...................................p.32 7 Drive.................................p.32 8 Image Size .......................p.33 9 z (Camera Menu 1)........p.35 Reset Compression Shadow Adjust AF Mode ESP/n Digital Zoom Image Stabilizer 0 z (Camera Menu 2)........p.37 AF Illuminat. Rec View Pic Orientation Icon Guide Date Stamp a A (Movie Menu)..............p.39 Image Size IS Movie Mode R (Movie sound recording) b q (Playback Menu) ........p.40 Slideshow Edit Erase Print Order R (Protect) y (Rotate) Upload Order c d (Settings Menu 1)...... p.44 Memory Format/Format Backup Eye-Fi USB Connection q Power On Sound Settings File Name d d (Settings Menu 2)...... p.47 Pixel Mapping s (Monitor) TV Out Power Save l (Language) X (Date/time) World Time e d (Settings Menu 3)...... p.50 Beauty Settings 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Flash Auto 6 7 3 2 1 5 4 8 MENU Camera Menu 1 Reset Reset Compression Normal Back ESP On Image Stabilizer Shadow Adjust AF Mode Digital Zoom ESP/ Auto Face/iESP Off e b a 0 9 d c
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11 EN Preparing the Camera Preparing the Camera Inserting the battery and card 1 2 Battery/card cover Battery lock knob Write-protect switch Insert the battery as illustrated with the B 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. Turn off the camera before opening the battery/card cover. When using the camera, be sure to close the battery/ card cover. Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. 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. 62) 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. 63, 64)
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12 EN To remove the card To remove the card Press the card in until it clicks and comes out slightly, then remove the card. 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 USB-AC adapter is connected to the camera. Be sure to unplug the power plug of the USB-AC adapter from the wall outlet when the charging is complete or the playback ends. For details on the battery and the USB-AC adapter, see “Battery and USB-AC adapter” (p. 61). 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.) Connecting the camera Connecting the camera AC outlet USB cable (supplied) Multi-connector Connector cover Indicator lamp Indicator lamp The battery is not fully charged at shipment. Before use, be sure to charge the battery until the indicator lamp turns off (up to 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. Error message Flashes in red Battery Empty Installing the PC software and registering user Installation of [ib] computer software using the supplied CD 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. To register the camera must be connected to the computer. “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. Charge the battery and then connect the camera again. 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 (Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz 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 × 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 (Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz 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 × 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 register via “Registration” in OLYMPUS Viewer 2 “Help”. OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating System Mac OS X v10.4.11–v10.7 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 × 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. 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.
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15 EN Language, date, time and time zone You can also choose the language for the menus and messages displayed in the monitor. The date and time set here are saved to image file names, date prints, and other data. 1 Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the camera, use FGHI to select your language and press the A button. The menus can be used to change the selected language. [l] (p. 49) 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. 50) 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. 50)
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16 EN 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. The default settings of the function are highlighted in . 1 Remove the lens cap. 2 Set the mode dial to P. 3 Press the n button to turn on the camera. P mode indicator 4 4 NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 14M 00:34 00:34 P P P Number of storable still pictures (p. 63) Monitor (standby mode screen) 4 Hold the camera and compose the shot. When holding the camera, take care not to cover the flash, microphone and AF illuminator with your fingers, etc. 5 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. Press halfway P F3.2 F3.2 1/400 1/400 P P Shutter speed AF target mark Aperture value “Focusing” (p. 58) Shooting, Playback, and Erasing Shooting, Playback, and Erasing
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17 EN Shooting movies 1 Press the R button to start recording. 00:00 REC REC 00:00 00:34 00:34 00:34 00:34 00:00 00:00 REC REC Lights up red when recording Recording time Continuous recording length (p. 64) The effects of the set shooting mode can be used when shooting movies. When the set shooting mode is p, W,  (some modes), P (some modes) or Q, shooting is performed in P mode. Sound will also be recorded. 2 Press the R button again to stop recording. 6 To take the picture, gently press the shutter button all the way down while being careful not to shake the camera. Press fully Image review screen 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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18 EN [Off] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar 14M Optical zoom range Other The magnification ratio changes depending on the image size setting.*1 [On] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar 14M 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”. Using the zoom Turning the zoom lever adjusts the shooting range. W side T side P P 10 10 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 14M 26 26 4 4 00:34 00:34 4 4 00:34 00:34 P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 14M Zoom bar Optical zoom: 26× Digital zoom: 4× To take larger images [Digital Zoom] (p. 36) To take larger images [Digital Zoom] (p. 36) 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. 36) and [Image Size] (p. 33).
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19 EN Using the flash The flash functions can be selected to best match the shooting conditions. 1 Lift up the flash unit manually. To turn off the flash To turn off the flash Press the flash down back into the camera. 2 Select the flash option in the function menu. 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Flash Auto 3 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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20 EN Viewing images 1 Press the q button. Number of frames/ Total number of images 12:30 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 4/30 4/30 Playback image 2 Use HI to select an image. Displays previous image Displays next image Hold I to fast forward and hold H to reverse. The display size of the images can be changed. “Index view and close-up view” (p. 22) 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 P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 14M 00:34 00:34 00:34 00:34 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 14M z z DATE 4 4 NORM DATE 4 4 NORM Normal 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.
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21 EN 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 movies To play back movies Select a movie, and press the A button. 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 During playback Movie ’12/02/26 12:30 ’12/02/26 12:30 4/30 4/30 OK Movie Play Movie Play 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 Use FG to adjust the volume. Operations while playback is paused Operations while playback is paused During pause 00:14/00:34 00:14/00:34 Elapsed time/ Total shooting time Cueing Use F to display the first frame and press G to display the last frame. 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 pressed for continuous advance or rewind. Resuming playback Press the A button to resume playback. To stop movie playback To stop movie playback Press the  button. To play back movies on the computer, the included PC software is recommended. For the first use of the PC software, connect the camera to the computer, then launch the software.
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22 EN Index view and close-up view Index view enables quick selection of a desired image. Close-up view (up to 10× magnification) allows checking of image details. 1 Turn the zoom lever. 12:30 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 4/30 4/30 12:30 ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 4/30 4/30 W T W T ’12/02/26 12:30 Single-image view Close-up view Index view 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. Erasing images during playback (Single image erase) 1 Display the image you want to erase and press G (). MENU Erase Back Erase Cancel 4/30 4/30 2 Press FG to select [Erase], and press the A button. Multiple images or all images can be erased at a time (p. 41).
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23 EN 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. ’12/02/26 ’12/02/26 12:30 12:30 4/30 4/30 4/30 4/30 10 10 14M 2.0 2.0 F3.2 F3.2 1/1000 1/1000 100-0004 100-0004 AUTO WB AUTO WB 100 ISO 100 ISO 1 MAGIC MAGIC ’12/02/26 12:30 NORM 3D 3D 10 10 3D 3D Normal Detailed No information
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24 EN Using Shooting Modes Using Shooting Modes To change the shooting mode To change the shooting mode Turn the mode dial to select the shooting mode (P, M, , P, p, W, Q). “Mode dial” (p. 6) 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. 14M NORM 4 4 00:34 00:34 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 best mode for the shooting scene ( mode) 1 Set the shooting mode to . NORM 4 4 00:34 00:34 14M 2 Press H to display the function menu. MENU MENU 14M Portrait 3 Use HI to select the mode and then press the A button to set. NORM 4 4 00:34 00:34 14M Icon indicating the scene mode that is set
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25 EN In  modes, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for specific shooting scenes. Functions may be limited in some modes. Option Application BPortrait/FLandscape/ GNight Scene*1 /MNight+Portrait*1 / CSport/NIndoor/WCandle*1 / RSelf Portrait/SSunset*1 / XFireworks*1 /VCuisine/ dDocuments/qBeach & Snow/ UPet Mode - Cat/ tPet Mode - Dog/ hBacklight HDR*2 The camera takes a picture using the optimum settings for the scene conditions. *1 When the subject is dark or when taking fireworks, noise reduction is automatically activated. This approximately doubles the shooting time during which no other pictures can be taken. *2 When set to [hBacklight HDR], [Image Size] (p. 33) is limited to [n] or lower. This is recommended for shooting a fixed subject. Shooting with special effects (P mode) To add expression to your photo, select the desired special effect. 1 Set the shooting mode to P. NORM 4 4 00:34 00:34 1 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 14M 2 Press H to display the function menu. MENU MENU 2 3 Pop Art 1 12 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 14M 3 Use HI to select the desired effect and then press the A button to set. NORM 4 4 00:34 00:34 1 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 14M Icon indicating P mode that is set Shooting mode Option Magic Filter 1Pop Art 2Pin Hole 3Fish Eye 4Drawing*1, 2 5Soft Focus*1 6Punk 7Sparkle*1 8Watercolor*1 9Reflection 0Miniature aFragmented bDramatic *1 The [Image Size] (p. 33) of the retouched image is limited to [n] or lower. *2 Two images are saved, an unmodified image and an image to which the effect has been applied.
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26 EN 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. The selected effect is applied to the movie. The effect may not be applied depending on the shooting mode. Creating panoramic images (p mode) 1 Set the shooting mode to p. 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 2M 4 4 NORM 00:34 00:34 2 Press H to display the function menu. 3 Use HI to select the desired mode and then press the A button to set. Submenu 1 Application Auto Three frames are taken and combined by the camera. The user only composes the shots so that the target marks and pointers overlap, and the camera automatically releases the shutter. 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. For details on installing the PC software, see “Installing the PC software and registering user” (p. 13). When set to [Auto] or [Manual], [Image Size] (p. 33) is fixed to 2MB or equivalent. The focus, exposure, zoom position (p. 18), and white balance (p. 31) are locked at the first frame. The flash (p. 19) is fixed to $ (Flash Off) mode. Taking pictures with [Auto] Taking pictures with [Auto] 1 Press the shutter button to take the first frame. 2 Move the camera slightly in the direction of the second frame. Target mark Pointer Screen when combining images from left to right AUTO AUTO MENU OK Save Cancel 3 Move the camera slowly while keeping it straight, and stop the camera where the pointer and target mark overlap. ● The camera releases the shutter automatically. AUTO AUTO OK MENU Save Cancel To combine only two pictures, press the A button before taking a third frame.
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27 EN 4 Repeat Step 3 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  button. If the shutter does not automatically release, try [Manual] or [PC]. 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 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 MANUAL MANUAL 1 2 1 2 MANUAL MANUAL MENU OK 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  button. 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  button when finished. Refer to the PC software help guide for details on how to make panorama images.
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28 EN Shooting 3D images (W mode) In this mode, 3D images are shot for viewing on 3D-compatible display devices. Images shot in 3D mode cannot be displayed in 3D on this camera’s monitor. 1 Set the shooting mode to W. 3D 3D 0.0 0.0 NORM 4 4 00:34 00:34 2 Press H to display the function menu. 3 Use HI to select [Auto] or [Manual] and then press the A button to set. Submenu 1 Description Auto The user only composes the shots so that the target marks and pointers overlap, and the camera automatically releases the shutter. Manual After shooting the first frame, move the camera to overlap the subject with the image in the monitor. Then manually release the shutter. 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  button. The [Image Size] (p. 33) 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 Beauty Fix effects (Q mode) Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. 1 Set the shooting mode to Q. NORM 4 4 5M 00:34 00:34 2 Press H to display the function menu. MENU MENU Recommended 5M
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29 EN 3 Use HI to select the retouching setting, and press the Q button to set. NORM 4 4 5M 00:34 00:34 Retouching setting ● [Set 1], [Set 2] or [Set 3] retouches the image according to the Beauty Settings. [Beauty Settings] (p. 50) 4 Point the camera toward the subject. Check the frameappearing 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] (p. 33) of the retouched image is limited to [n] or lower. 5 Select [OK] or [Beauty Fix] on the review screen, and press the Q button to save or to retouch the image additionally. OK Beauty Fix MENU Back ● Beauty Fix 1 Use FGHI to select a retouching item, and press the Q button. MENU Off Eye Color Back 2 Check the retouched effects on the review screen, then press the Q button to start the retouch process and save. ● Settings for Beauty Fix can be registered.
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30 EN Using Shooting Functions Using Shooting Functions 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 14M 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  mode is [U] or [t]. “Using the Menu” (p. 8) 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 14M 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 You can shoot the image at a closer range. 30 cm (11.8 in.)*1 220 cm (86.6 in.)*2 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. 19) and zoom (p. 18) cannot be set when [a Super Macro] is selected.
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31 EN To cancel the self-timer after it starts To cancel the self-timer after it starts Press the  button. 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 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 Exposure Comp. ± 0.0 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 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB 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. f For shooting outdoors under a clear sky. g For shooting outdoors under a cloudy sky. h For shooting under tungsten lighting.  For shooting under white fluorescent lighting.  For setting the subtle shades of color that cannot be adjusted by Auto, Sunny, Cloudy, Incandescent, or Fluorescent.  Using the one touch white balance Using the one touch white balance 1 Select the white balance option in the function menu.
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32 EN 2 Use HI to select [] or [], and face the camera toward white paper. ● Set the paper to fill the entire screen, and make sure that there is no shadow area. ● Perform this procedure under the light where the pictures are actually taken. 3 Press the  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 [] or [] whose white balance has already been registered is selected in Step 2, new white balance will be registered. 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 F3.2 F3.2 0.0 0.0 MENU MENU 14M ISO Auto 1/400 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 3200 ISO ISO 100 100 ISO ISO HIGH ISO ISO HIGH 3200 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. 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 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 2 2 Single 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set.
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33 EN Option Description o One frame is shot each time the shutter button is pressed.  The images are taken sequentially while holding down the shutter button.  The camera takes sequential shots at a faster speed than in []. c The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 10 frames/sec. d The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 30 frames/sec. When set to [c] or [d], [Image Size] is limited to [n] or lower, and the ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO Auto]. When set to other than [o], the flash is fixed to [$Flash Off]. When set to [c] or [d], the digital zoom (p. 18) is not available. With settings other than [o], the focus, exposure and the white balance are fixed when the first frame is shot. Selecting the image size for still images (Image Size) 1 Select the image size option in the function menu. MENU MENU 5M 8M 14M 16:9S AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 0.0 0.0 14M 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and press the A button to set. Option Description 14M (4288×3216) Suitable for printing pictures over A3 (11×17 in.). 8M (3264×2448) Suitable for printing pictures up to A3 (11×17 in.). 5M (2560×1920) Suitable for printing pictures at A4 (8.5×11 in.). 3M (2048×1536) Suitable for printing pictures up to A4 size (8.5×11 in.). 2M (1600×1200) Suitable for printing pictures at A5 (5×7 in.). 1M (1280×960) Suitable for printing pictures at postcard size. VGA (640×480) Suitable for viewing pictures on a TV or using pictures on emails and web sites. 16:9L (4288×2416) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A3 or 11"×17". 16:9S (1920×1080) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A5 or 5"×7".
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34 EN Using the playback functions Using the playback functions 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. 26) 1 Select a panorama image during playback. “Viewing images” (p. 20) 4/30 4/30 OK Replay ’12/02/26 12:30 2 Press the A button. 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 the A button to pause playback. Then press FGHI to 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  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 (W mode)” (p. 28) 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. 48). 2 Use FG to select [3D Show] and then press the A button. 3 Use FGHI to select the 3D image to play back and then press the A button. To start a slideshow, press the  button. To stop the slideshow, press the  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.
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35 EN Menus for Shooting Functions Menus for Shooting Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 8). Restoring the shooting functions to the Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings [Reset] default settings [Reset] z (Camera Menu 1)  Reset Submenu 2 Application Yes Restores the following menu functions to the default settings. • Flash (p. 19) • Macro (p. 30) • Self-timer (p. 30) • Exposure compensation (p. 31) • White balance (p. 31) • ISO (p. 32) • Drive (p. 32) • Image Size (still images) (p. 33) • Menu functions in [z, A] (p. 35 to 39) No The settings will not be changed. Selecting the image quality for still Selecting the image quality for still images [Compression] images [Compression] z (Camera Menu 1)  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. 63, 64) Brightening the subject against Brightening the subject against backlight [Shadow Adjust] backlight [Shadow Adjust] z (Camera Menu 1)  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. 36) is automatically fixed to [ESP].
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36 EN Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode] Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode] z (Camera Menu 1)  AF Mode Submenu 2 Application Face/iESP 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] ] z (Camera Menu 1)  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. Shooting at higher magnifications than Shooting at higher magnifications than optical zoom [Digital Zoom] optical zoom [Digital Zoom] z (Camera Menu 1)  Digital Zoom Submenu 2 Application Off Disable digital zoom. On Enable digital zoom. [Digital Zoom] is not available when [a Super Macro] (p. 30) is selected. The option selected for [Digital Zoom] affects the appearance of the zoom bar. “To take larger images” (p. 18)
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37 EN 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) z (Camera Menu 1) Image Stabilizer (still images)/ A (Movie Menu)  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.] z (Camera Menu 2)  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] z (Camera Menu 2)  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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38 EN 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] z (Camera Menu 2)  Pic Orientation During shooting, the [y] (p. 42) 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] z (Camera Menu 2)  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 MENU MENU The flash fires automatically in low light. Flash Auto 0.0 0.0 14M AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Imprinting the date of recording Imprinting the date of recording [Date Stamp] [Date Stamp] z (Camera Menu 2)  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] (p. 26) or [3D Photo] (p. 28) mode. When drive settings (p. 32) are set to other than [o], [Date Stamp] cannot be set.
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39 EN Selecting the image size for movies Selecting the image size for movies [Image Size] [Image Size] A (Movie Menu)  Image Size Submenu 2 Application 1080p 720p VGA (640×480) 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. 63, 64) Recording sound when shooting Recording sound when shooting movies [ movies [R R] ] A (Movie Menu)  R Submenu 2 Application Off No sound is recorded. On Sound is recorded.
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40 EN Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Playing back pictures automatically Playing back pictures automatically [Slideshow] [Slideshow] q (Playback Menu)  Slideshow Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application BGM Off/Cosmic/ Breeze/ Mellow/ Dreamy/ Urban Selects the background music options. Type Normal/ Fader/Zoom Selects the type of transition effect used between slides. Start ― Starts the slideshow. During a slideshow, press I to advance one frame, H to go back one frame. Changing the image size [ Changing the image size [Q Q] ] q (Playback Menu)  Edit  Q Submenu 3 Application  640×480 This saves a high-resolution image as a separate image with a smaller size for use in e-mail attachments and other applications.  320×240 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)  Edit  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)  Edit  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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41 EN Retouching faces on still images Retouching faces on still images [Beauty Fix] [Beauty Fix] q (Playback Menu)  Edit  Beauty Fix Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. 1 Use HI to select an image, and press the Q button. 2 Use FG to select a retouching item, and press the Q button. 3 Select [OK] or [Beauty Fix] on the review screen, and press the Q button to save or to retouch the image additionally. ● The retouched image is saved as a separate image. OK Beauty Fix MENU Back The [Image Size] (p. 33) of the retouched image is limited to [n] or lower. Beauty Fix Beauty Fix 1 Select a retouching item, and press the Q button. MENU Off Eye Color Back 2 Press the Q button on the review screen. 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)  Edit  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)  Edit  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. Erasing images [Erase] Erasing images [Erase] q (Playback Menu)  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.
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42 EN 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. R mark Sel. Image (1) Erase/Cancel OK MENU 4/30 3 Repeat Step 2 to select the images to be erased, and then press the  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. Saving print settings to the image data Saving print settings to the image data [Print Order] [Print Order] q (Playback Menu)  Print Order “Print reservations (DPOF)” (p. 54) Print reservation can be set only for still images that are recorded to the card. Protecting images [ Protecting images [R R] ] q (Playback Menu)  R Protected images cannot be erased by [Erase] (p. 22, 41), [Sel. Image] (p. 42), or [All Erase] (p. 42), but all images are erased by [Memory Format]/[Format] (p. 44). 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  button. Rotating images [ Rotating images [y y] ] q (Playback Menu)  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  button. The new picture orientations will be saved even after the power is turned off.
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43 EN Setting images to upload to Setting images to upload to Internet using OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Internet using OLYMPUS Viewer 2 [Upload Order] [Upload Order] q (Playback Menu)  Upload Order 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 make settings for other images, and press the  button. Only JPEG files can be ordered. For details on uploading images, refer to OLYMPUS Viewer 2 “Help”.
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44 EN Menus for Other Camera Settings Menus for Other Camera Settings The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Using an Eye-Fi card [Eye-Fi] Using an Eye-Fi card [Eye-Fi] d (Settings Menu 1)  Eye-Fi Submenu 2 Application Off Disable Eye-Fi communication. On Enable Eye-Fi communication. 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. In locations such as on an airplane, where the Eye-Fi communication is prohibited, remove the Eye-Fi card from the camera, or set [Eye-Fi] to [Off]. This camera does not support the Eye-Fi card’s Endless mode. Erasing data completely Erasing data completely [Memory Format]/[Format] [Memory Format]/[Format] d (Settings Menu 1)  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. Copying images in the internal memory Copying images in the internal memory to the card [Backup] to the card [Backup] d (Settings Menu 1)  Backup Submenu 2 Application Yes Backs up image data in the internal memory to the card. No Cancels the backup.
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45 EN Selecting a method for connecting Selecting a method for connecting the camera to other devices the camera to other devices [USB Connection] [USB Connection] d (Settings Menu 1)  USB Connection Submenu 2 Application Auto When the camera is connected to another device, the settings selection screen is displayed. Storage Select when connecting the camera to a computer via a storage device. MTP Select when transferring images without using the supplied [ib] (PC software) on Windows Vista/ Windows 7. Print Select when connecting to a PictBridge-compatible printer. System requirements System requirements Windows : Windows XP Home Edition/ Professional (SP1 or later)/ Windows Vista/Windows 7 Macintosh : Mac OS X v10.3 or later When using another system other than Windows XP (SP2 or later)/Windows Vista/Windows 7, set to [Storage]. Even if a computer has USB ports, proper operation is not guaranteed in the following cases: ● Computers with USB ports installed using an expansion card, etc. ● Computers without a factory-installed OS and home-built computers Turning on the camera with the Turning on the camera with the q q button [ button [q q Power On] Power On] d (Settings Menu 1)  q Power On Submenu 2 Application No The camera is not turned on. To turn on the camera, press the n button. Yes Press and hold the q button to turn the camera on in the playback mode.
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46 EN Selecting the camera sound and its volume [Sound Settings] Selecting the camera sound and its volume [Sound Settings] d (Settings Menu 1)  Sound Settings Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application Sound Type 1/2/3 Selects the camera sounds (operation sounds, shutter sound, and warning sound). Volume 0/1/2/3/4/5 Selects the operation volume of camera buttons. q Volume 0/1/2/3/4/5 Selects the image playback volume. Resetting the file names of pictures [File Name] Resetting the file names of pictures [File Name] d (Settings Menu 1)  File Name Month: 1 to C (A=October, B=November, C=December) Day: 01 to 31 Pmdd Folder name Folder name File name DCIM 100OLYMP 999OLYMP Pmdd0001.jpg Pmdd9999.jpg Automatic numbering Automatic numbering Submenu 2 Application Reset This resets the sequential number for the folder name and file name whenever a new card is inserted.*1 This is useful when grouping images on separate cards. Auto Even when a new card is inserted, this continues the numbering for the folder name and file name from the previous card. This is useful for managing all image folder names and files names with sequential numbers. *1 The number for the folder name is reset to 100, and the one for the file name is reset to 0001.
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47 EN Adjusting the image processing Adjusting the image processing function [Pixel Mapping] function [Pixel Mapping] d (Settings Menu 2)  Pixel Mapping This function has already been adjusted at factory shipping, and no adjustment is needed right after purchase. Approximately once a year is recommended. For best results, wait at least one minute after taking or viewing pictures before performing pixel mapping. If the camera is turned off during pixel mapping, be sure to perform it again. To adjust the image processing function To adjust the image processing function Press the A button when [Start] (Submenu 2) is displayed. ● The check and adjustment of the image processing function starts. Adjusting the brightness of the monitor Adjusting the brightness of the monitor [ [s s] ] d (Settings Menu 2)  s To adjust the monitor brightness To adjust the monitor brightness 1 Use FG to adjust the brightness while viewing the screen, and then press the A button. MENU Back s Playing back images on a TV [TV Out] Playing back images on a TV [TV Out] d (Settings Menu 2)  TV Out Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application NTSC/PAL NTSC Connecting the camera to a TV in North America, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and so on. PAL Connecting the camera to a TV in European countries, China, and so on. HDMI Out 480p/576p 720p 1080i Set the signal format to be given priority. If the TV setting does not match, it is changed automatically. HDMI Control Off Operate with the camera. On Operate with the TV remote control. The factory default settings differ according to the region where the camera is sold.
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48 EN To play back camera images on a TV To play back camera images on a TV ● Connection via AV cable 1 Use the camera to select the same video signal system as the one of connected TV ([NTSC]/[PAL]). 2 Connect the TV and camera. Connect to the TV video input jack (yellow) and audio input jack (white). Multi-connector AV cable (supplied) Open the connector cover in the direction of the arrow. ● Connection via HDMI cable 1 On the camera, select the digital signal format that will be connected ([480p/576p]/[720p]/[1080i]). 2 Connect the TV and camera. 3 Turn on the TV, and change “INPUT” to “VIDEO (an input jack connected to the camera)”. 4 Turn on the camera, and use FGHI to select the image for playback. The TV video signal system varies depending on the countries and regions. Before viewing camera images on your TV, select the video output according to your TV’s video signal type. When the camera is connected to the computer by the USB cable, do not connect the HDMI cable to the camera. Connect to the HDMI connector on the TV. HDMI micro connector (type D) HDMI cable (sold separately: CB-HD1) Open the connector cover in the direction of the arrow.
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49 EN For details on changing the input source of the TV, refer to the TV’s instruction manual. When the camera and TV are connected by both an AV cable and an HDMI cable, the HDMI cable will take priority. Depending on the TV’s settings, the displayed images and information may become cropped. To operate images with the TV remote control To operate images with the TV remote control 1 Set [HDMI Control] to [On], and turn off the camera. 2 Connect the camera and TV with an HDMI cable. “Connection via HDMI cable” (p. 48) 3 First turn on the TV, and then turn on the camera. ● Operate by following the operation guide that is displayed on the TV. With some TVs, operations cannot be performed with the TV remote control even though the operation guide is displayed on the screen. If operations cannot be performed with the TV remote control, set [HDMI Control] to [Off] and operate using the camera. Saving battery power between shots Saving battery power between shots [Power Save] [Power Save] d (Settings Menu 2)  Power Save Submenu 2 Application Off Cancels [Power Save]. On When the camera is not being used for approx. 10 seconds, the monitor automatically turns off to save battery power. To resume standby mode To resume standby mode Press any button. Changing the display language [ Changing the display language [l l] ] d (Settings Menu 2)  l Submenu 2 Application Languages The language for the menus and error messages displayed on the monitor is selected.
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50 EN Setting the date and time [ Setting the date and time [X X] ] d (Settings Menu 2)  X “Language, date, time and time zone” (p. 15) To check the date and time To check the date and time Press the INFO button while the camera is turned off. The current time is displayed for approx. 3 seconds. Choosing home and alternate time Choosing home and alternate time zones [World Time] zones [World Time] d (Settings Menu 2)  World Time You will not be able to select a time zone using [World Time] if the camera clock has not first been set using [X]. Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application Home/Alternate x The time in the home time zone (the time zone selected for x in submenu 2). z The time in the travel destination time zone (the time zone selected for z in submenu 2). x*1 — Select the home time zone (x). z*1, 2 — Select the travel destination time zone (z). *1 In areas where daylight saving time is in effect, use FG to turn daylight saving time ([Summer]) on. *2 When you select a time zone, the camera automatically calculates the time difference between the selected zone and the home time zone (x) to display the time in the travel destination time zone (z). Registering the settings for Beauty Fix Registering the settings for Beauty Fix [Beauty Settings] [Beauty Settings] d (Settings Menu 3)  Beauty Settings Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. 1 Use FG to select a retouching setting, and press the Q button. 2 Press the shutter button to take a portrait picture. Take a portrait picture. The image is not saved. 3 Select a retouching item, and press the Q button. MENU Off Eye Color Back 4 Press the Q button on the review screen to save the image. ● Registration is complete.

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