SZ-30MR

Olympus SZ-30MR manual

SZ-30MR

User manual for the Olympus SZ-30MR in English. This PDF manual has 84 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. SZ-30MR
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2 EN Step 1 Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location. Checking the contents of the box Step 2 Preparing the Camera “Preparing the Camera” (p. 13) Step 3 Shooting and Playing Back Images “Shooting, Playback, and Erasing” (p. 19) Step 4 How to Use the Camera “Camera Settings” (p. 3) Step 5 Printing “Direct printing (PictBridge)” (p. 56) “Print Reservations (DPOF)” (p. 59) or Digital camera Strap Lithium Ion Battery (LI-50B) USB cable AV cable USB-AC adapter (F-2AC) OLYMPUS Setup CD-ROM Contents Contents Names of Parts............................................... 9 Preparing the Camera.................................. 13 Shooting, Playback, and Erasing ............... 19 Using Shooting Modes ................................ 25 Using Shooting Functions .......................... 32 Using Playback Functions .......................... 36 ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ Menus for Shooting Functions ................... 39 Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions...................................................... 44 Menus for Other Camera Settings.............. 49 Printing.......................................................... 56 Usage Tips.................................................... 61 Appendix....................................................... 66 ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾ ¾
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3 EN Camera Settings Using the dial and the direct buttons 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. 19, 61) R button (record movies) (p. 20) q button (switching between shooting and playback) (p. 20, 22, 50) m button (p. 6) E button (menu guide) (p. 24)
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4 EN Operation guide The symbols FGHI displayed for image selections and settings indicate that the wheel controller is to be used by pressing, not turning, the wheel controller sections shown on the right. NORM OK Single Print Print 4/30 4/30 More ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 00:00 00:00 NORM 5M FILE 100 0004 100 0004 02 26 00 00 : . . 2011 MENU OK Set Cancel X Y M D Time Y/M/D Y/M/D Operation guides displayed at the bottom of the screen indicate that the m button, A button, or zoom lever can be used. MENU OK Sel. Image Erase/Cancel 4/30 4/30 Operation guide OK Set Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Digital Zoom Off Image Size 16M MENU OK Set Exit 1 2 3 1 2 Reset Reset Wheel controller H (left) G (down) / D button (erase) (p. 23) F (up) / INFO button (changing information display) (p. 21, 24) I (right) A button The wheel controller can also be used to change the selections.
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5 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. Function menu Function menu Press H during shooting to display the function menu. The function menu provides access to frequently used shooting settings. 16M 4 4 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO P P Flash Auto Flash Auto 00:34 00:34 NORM 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. Shooting Selected option Setup menu Function menu
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6 EN 1 Press the m button. The setup menu is displayed. Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Digital Zoom Off Image Size 16M MENU OK Set Exit 1 2 3 1 2 Reset Reset 2 Press H to select the page tabs. Use FG to select the desired page tab and press I. OK Set 1 2 2 3 Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP MENU Exit ESP Digital Zoom Off Image Size 16M 1 Reset Reset Page tab 1 2 3 1 2 Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Digital Zoom Off Image Size 16M MENU OK Set Exit Reset Reset Submenu 1 3 Use FG to select the desired submenu 1 and then press the A button. Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Image Size 16M OK Set 1 2 3 1 2 MENU Exit Reset Reset Digital Zoom Off Digital Zoom Off Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Image Size 14M MENU OK Set Back 1 2 3 1 2 Reset Reset Digital Zoom Off Digital Zoom Off Digital Zoom On Off 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. 39 to 55) Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Image Size 16M MENU OK Set Exit 1 2 3 1 2 Reset Reset Digital Zoom On On Digital Zoom 5 Press the m button to complete the setting. ● Setup menu 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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7 EN Menu Index Menus for Shooting Functions 1 Shooting mode M (iAUTO)...................p.25 P (Program Auto) .............p.19 .(Photo with Movie Clip) ........................................p.29 - (Multi-Record)............p.29 P (Magic Filter) ..........p.26 p (Panorama)..................p.26 W (3D) ............................p.28 s (Scene Mode) .........p.25 2 Flash.................................p.32 3 Macro ...............................p.32 4 Self-timer..........................p.33 5 Exposure compensation...p.33 6 White balance...................p.34 7 ISO ...................................p.34 8 Drive.................................p.35 9 Submenu 0 p (Shooting menu 1) Reset................................p.39 Image Size .......................p.40 Compression ....................p.40 Shadow Adjust..................p.41 AF Mode...........................p.41 ESP/n ...........................p.41 Digital Zoom .....................p.42 a q (Shooting menu 2) Image Stabilizer................p.42 AF Illuminat. ....................p.42 Rec View ..........................p.42 Pic Orientation..................p.43 Icon Guide........................p.43 Date Stamp ......................p.43 b A (Movie menu) Image Size .......................p.40 Image Quality ...................p.40 IS Movie Mode .................p.42 R (Movie sound recording) ......................................p.43 a b Compression Normal Shadow Adjust Auto AF Mode ESP/ Face/iESP ESP Digital Zoom Off Image Size 14M MENU OK Set Exit 1 2 3 1 2 Reset Reset Rec View On Pic Orientation On Icon Guide Date Stamp On MENU OK Image Stabilizer AF Illuminat. On 1 2 3 1 Exit Set 2 Image Size 720p Is Movie Mode Off On Image Quality Normal MENU OK Set Exit R 1 2 3 1 2 0 16M 4 4 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO P P Flash Auto Flash Auto 00:34 00:34 NORM 4 8 5 2 3 7 6 1 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB Portrait Portrait 9 The submenu for the shooting mode is displayed on the top when shooting mode is other than P or M. 1
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8 EN USB Connection Pw On Setup Sound Settings Auto q Power On Yes MENU OK Backup Set Exit Memory Format Eye-Fi Off Off 1 2 2 3 1 MENU OK Set Exit Slideshow Erase Edit Photo Surfing Print Order y R 1 2 3 1 2 Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions 1 r (Settings 1) Memory Format/ Format ........................ p.49 Backup ......................... p.49 Eye-Fi........................... p.49 USB Connection........... p.50 q Power On ............... p.50 Pw On Setup ................ p.50 Sound Settings............. p.51 2 s (Settings 2) File Name..................... p.51 Pixel Mapping............... p.52 s (Monitor) ................ p.52 TV Out.......................... p.52 Power Save.................. p.54 l (Language) ........... p.54 X (Date/time)............. p.55 3 t (Settings 3) World Time ................... p.55 Data Repair .................. p.55 1 2 Menus for Other Camera Settings 1 1 q (Playback) Slideshow..................... p.44 Photo Surfing................ p.44 Edit ............................... p.45 Erase............................ p.47 Print Order.................... p.48 R (Protect).................... p.48 y (Rotate).................... p.48 3
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9 EN Names of Parts Names of Parts Camera unit 1 6 5 7 8 9 3 2 15 13 13 14 12 16 10 11 4 1 n button.......p. 17, 19 2 Strap eyelet .................p. 10 3 Shutter button........p. 19, 61 4 Zoom lever.............p. 20, 24 5 Connector cover ....p. 14, 16 6 Multi-connector ..................p. 14, 16, 53, 56 7 HDMI micro connector ....................................p. 53 8 Battery/card compartment lock .............................p. 13 9 Battery/card compartment cover...........................p. 13 10 Indicator lamp........p. 14, 16 11 Mode dial...............p. 19, 25 12 AF illuminator...............p. 42 Self-timer lamp ............p. 33 13 Microphone............p. 43, 45 14 Flash............................p. 32 15 Lens.............................p. 66 16 Tripod socket ...............p. 73
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10 EN 2 1 3 4 6 7 5 8 9 1 Speaker 2 Flash switch.................p. 32 3 Monitor.......p. 11, 19, 52, 61 4 R button (record movies) ....................................p. 20 5 q button (switching between shooting and playback) ........................p. 20, 22, 50 6 m button..............p. 3, 6 7 A button (OK)...............p. 4 8 Wheel controller.............p. 4 INFO button (changing information display) ..............................p. 21, 24 D button (erase).........p. 23 9 E button (menu guide) ....................................p. 24 Attaching the camera strap Attaching the camera strap Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose.
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11 EN Monitor Shooting mode display Shooting mode display 1/100 F3.0 1/100 F3.0 P P 16M 4 4 NORM P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 00:34 00:34 DATE 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 15 16 17 18 14 13 12 10 11 19 26 27 20 23 21 22 24 25 1 Shooting mode .......p. 19, 25 2 Battery check..........p. 16, 62 3 Flash.............................p. 32 Flash standby/flash charge ....................................p. 61 4 Macro/super macro ......p. 32 5 Self-timer......................p. 33 6 Exposure compensation ....................................p. 33 7 White balance...............p. 34 8 ISO ...............................p. 34 9 Drive.............................p. 35 10 Recording with sound (movies)......................p. 43 11 Date stamp...................p. 43 12 World time ....................p. 55 13 Image stabilization (still images)/Digital image stabilization (movies) ....................................p. 42 14 Metering .......................p. 41 15 Shadow Adjustment Technology..................p. 41 16 Compression (still images) ..............................p. 40, 69 17 Image size (still images) ..............................p. 40, 69 18 Number of storable still pictures (still images) ....................................p. 19 19 Current memory ...........p. 69 20 Movie recording icon ....p. 20 21 Remaining recording time (movies)......................p. 20 22 Image size (movies) ..............................p. 40, 70 23 Histogram.....................p. 21 24 AF target mark..............p. 19 25 Camera shake warning 26 Aperture value..............p. 19 27 Shutter speed...............p. 19
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12 EN Playback mode display Playback mode display Standard display ● 1 Battery check..........p. 16, 62 2 Grouped image.............p. 22 3 Photo with movie clip....p. 37 4 3D image......................p. 36 5 Print reservation/number of prints...........................p. 59 6 Eye-Fi transferred.........p. 49 7 Protect..........................p. 48 8 Adding sound .........p. 43, 45 9 Current memory ...........p. 68 10Frame number/total number of images (still images) ....................................p. 22 Elapsed time/total recording time (movies) ....................................p. 23 11 Volume ...................p. 22, 51 12Histogram.....................p. 21 13 Shutter speed...............p. 19 14 Aperture value..............p. 19 15 ISO ...............................p. 34 16 Exposure compensation ....................................p. 33 17 White balance...............p. 34 18 Compression (still images) ..............................p. 40, 69 Image quality (movies) ..............................p. 40, 70 19 Image size........p. 40, 69, 70 20 File number 21 Date and time.........p. 17, 55 22 Shadow Adjustment Technology..................p. 41 23 Shooting mode .......p. 19, 25 10 10 3D 3D 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 1 9 10 8 7 6 4 3 5 2 21 Still image Movie 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 1 10 11 Advanced display ● 1/1000 F3.0 2.0 AUTO WB 100 ISO P NORM 16M FILE 100 0004 00:00 10 10 3D 3D 4/30 4/30 ’11/02/26 1/1000 F3.0 2.0 AUTO WB 100 ISO P FILE 100 0004 00:00 NORM 16M ’11/02/26 1 9 10 8 7 6 4 5 2 3 13 14 16 15 12 17 19 20 21 22 18 23
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13 EN Preparing the Camera Preparing the Camera Inserting the battery 1 2 Insert the battery as illustrated 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. Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. 2 1 Battery/card compartment lock Battery/card compartment cover 2 1 Battery/card compartment lock Battery/card compartment cover Battery lock knob Battery lock knob Turn off the camera before opening the battery/card compartment cover. When using the camera, be sure to close the battery/ card compartment cover. 3 Charging the battery and setting up using the supplied CD Connect the camera to the computer to charge the battery and use the supplied CD for setup. User registration using the supplied CD and installation of [ib] computer software is available on Windows computers only. The camera battery can be charged while the camera is connected to a computer. The indicator lamp lights during charging and turns off when charging is complete. Charging takes up to 4.0 hours. If the indicator lamp does not light, the camera is not correctly connected or the battery, camera, computer, or USB cable may not be functioning as expected. We recommend that you use a computer equipped with Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows Vista, or Windows 7. See “Charging the battery with the included USB-AC adapter” (p. 16) if you are using a different computer or wish to charge the battery without using a computer. ● 2 1 2 1
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14 EN 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 Follow the on-screen instructions on your computer. 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. ● ● Connecting the camera Connecting the camera Multi-connector Connector cover USB cable (supplied) Computer (on and running) Indicator lamp 3 Register your Olympus product. Click the “Registration” button and follow the on- screen instructions. 4 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. ● ● ●
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15 EN OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating System Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later)/ Windows Vista/Windows 7 Processor Pentium 4 1.3 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 65,536 colors (16,770,000 colors recommended) [ib] Operating System Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later)/ Windows Vista/Windows 7 Processor Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better (Pentium D 3.0 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 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. 5 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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16 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. 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. 1 ● 1 3 2 AC outlet USB cable (supplied) Multi-connector Connector cover 1 3 2 AC outlet USB cable (supplied) Multi-connector Connector cover 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. For details on the battery and the USB-AC adapter, see “Battery and USB-AC adapter” (p. 66). 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.) When to charge the batteries When to charge the batteries Charge the battery when the error message shown below appears. Monitor top left Error message Flashes in red 4 4 Battery Empty 16M P P Indicator lamp On: Charging Off: Charged Indicator lamp On: Charging Off: Charged
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17 EN Date, time, time zone, and language The date and time set here are saved to image file names, date prints, and other data. You can also choose the language for the menus and messages displa yed in the monitor. 1 Press the n button to turn on the camera. The date and time setting screen is displayed when the date and time are not set. X Y/M/D Y M D Time -- -- -- -- : . . MENU Cancel ---- ---- Date and time setting screen 2 Use FG to select the year for [Y]. -- -- -- -- : . Time MENU Cancel X . Y/M/D Y M D 2011 2011 3 Press I to save the setting for [Y]. -- -- -- : . . 2011 X Y/M/D Y M D Time MENU Cancel 01 01 ● 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. 55) 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. Summer OK Set Seoul Tokyo Seoul Tokyo ’11.02.26 00:00 The menus can be used to change the selected time zone. [World Time] (p. 55) 6 Use FGHI to select your language and press the A button. The menus can be used to change the selected language. [l] (p. 54) Inserting the card 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. 67) This camera can be used without a card by storing images in its internal memory. When using the internal memory, some functions may be limited. ●
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18 EN 1 Insert the card straight until it clicks into place. Do not touch the contact area directly. 2 “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (p. 69, 70) To remove the card 1 2 Press the card in until it clicks and comes out slightly, then remove the card. Write-protect switch Write-protect switch 2 1 2 1
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19 EN Shooting, Playback, and Erasing Shooting, Playback, and Erasing 3 Hold the camera and compose the shot. Horizontal grip Vertical grip Monitor 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. 1/400 F3.5 1/400 F3.5 P P AF target mark Press halfway Shutter speed Aperture value “Focusing” (p. 63) ● ● 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 K. 2 Press the n button to turn on the camera. P mode indicator. M 4 4 00:34 00:34 16 P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Number of storable still pictures (p. 69) Monitor (standby mode screen)
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20 EN The effects of the shooting mode can be used when shooting movies. When the shooting mode is p, W, s (Beauty), P (Sparkle) or ., recording is performed in P mode. You can shoot still images during movie recording. “Shooting still images while recording a movie” (p.31) 2 Press the R button again to stop recording. Sound will also be recorded. Using the zoom Turning the zoom lever adjusts the shooting range. W side T side M 4 4 00:34 00:34 16 P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO M 4 4 16 P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 00:34 00:34 Zoom bar Optical zoom: 24x Digital zoom: 4x To take larger images [Digital Zoom] To take larger images [Digital 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) and [Image Size] (p. 40). 5 To take the picture, gently press the shutter button all the way down while being careful not to shake the camera. 1/400 F3.5 1/400 F3.5 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. Shooting movies 1 Press the R button to start recording. M 4 4 00:34 00:34 00:12 00:12 16 REC REC Appears when you can shoot still image Continuous recording length (p. 70) Recording time
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21 EN [Off] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar 16M Optical zoom range Other The magnification ratio changes depending on the image size setting.*1 [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.” 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. 1 Press F (INFO). The displayed shooting information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. “Shooting mode display” (p. 11) 16M 4 4 NORM 00:34 00:34 4 4 00:34 00:34 16M 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 P P P P P P P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 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. ●
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22 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 ! appears 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.37) OK Play Play Grouped images OK Play Play T Expand Expand 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 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 OK Movie Play Movie Play Turn the zoom lever to the T side to display the movie index. Use FGHI to select the frame to start playback. Viewing images 1 Press the q button. Number of frames/ Total number of images ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Playback image 2 Turn the wheel controller to select an image. It can be performed by pressing HI. Displays previous image Displays next image Keep turning the wheel controller to fast forward or reverse. It can be performed by holding HI. The display size of the images can be changed. “Index view and close-up view” (p. 23) ●
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23 EN 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 Turn the wheel controller or 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 recording time Jump Press FG to jump to the previous/ next index. Advancing and rewinding one frame at a time*1 Turn the wheel controller to advance or rewind by one frame at a time. Keep turning the wheel controller for continuous advance or rewind. Resuming playback Press the A button to resume playback. To operate with To operate with HI HI *1 Press I or H to advance or rewind one frame at a time. Hold I or H pressed for continuous advance or rewind. To stop movie playback To stop movie playback Press the m button. Erasing images during playback (Single image erase) 1 Display the image you want to erase and press G (D). OK Erase Cancel Cancel Erase Set Cancel MENU 2 Press FG to select [Erase], and press the A button. Multiple images or all images can be erased at a time (p. 47). 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.
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24 EN 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. 00:00 4/30 4/30 4/30 4/30 1/1000 F3.0 2.0 AUTO WB 100 ISO P FILE 100 0004 00:00 10 10 3D 3D 10 10 00:00 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 NORM 16M Normal Detailed No information “Reading a histogram” (p. 21) Using the menu guide Pressing the E button in the setup menu displays a description of the current item. “Using the Menu” (p. 5) ● 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 4 2 W T 2 4 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 4 4 2 2 35ºN 139ºE 35ºN 139ºE ALL ALL 2011/ 02/26 2011/ 02/26 W Index view Single-image view Close-up view Photo Surfing (p. 44) 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.
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25 EN To change the shooting mode To change the shooting mode The shooting mode (P, M, s, W, ~, P, -, .) can be changed by rotating the mode dial. ”Mode dial” (p. 3) 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. 4 4 16M NORM 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 (s mode) 1 Set the shooting mode to s. 2 Use HI to select the mode and then press the A button. 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB Portrait Portrait 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. Submenu Application BPortrait/VBeauty/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 The camera takes a picture using the optimum settings for the scene conditions. Using Shooting Modes Using Shooting Modes
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26 EN Submenu Option MAGIC FILTER 1Pop Art 2Pin Hole 3Fish Eye 4Drawing 5Soft Focus 6Punk XSparkle YWatercolor 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. 2 Use HI to select the mode. When selecting [Auto], press G. When selecting other than [Auto], press the A button. 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 NORM Auto Auto 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB FULL AUTO AUTO PC PC MANUAL MANUAL *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. Using Using V V (Beauty) (Beauty) 1 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 limited to [n] or lower. 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. 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB Watercolor Watercolor 8 1 7 Icon indicating P mode that is set ● ● ●
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27 EN 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 “Charging the battery and setting up using the supplied CD” (p. 13). When set to [Auto] or [Manual], [Image Size] (p. 40) 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. 32) 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 OK Set 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 1 2 1 2 MENU OK Save Cancel MANUAL MANUAL MANUAL MANUAL 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. ● ●
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28 EN 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. 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 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. 2 Use HI to select [Auto] or [Manual] and then press the A button. ● 3D 3D MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 NORM 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 Auto Auto AUTO AUTO MANUAL MANUAL Submenu Description Auto The camera automatically shoots the second frame to create a 3D image. Manual You shoot the second frame to create a 3D image by following the guide on the monitor. 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. Taking pictures with [Auto] Taking pictures with [Auto] 1 Press the shutter button to shoot the first frame. 2 Move the camera horizontally. The image is automatically taken when the subject overlaps the translucent image that is displayed on the monitor. Taking pictures with [Manual] Taking pictures with [Manual] 1 Press the shutter button to shoot the first frame. 2 Move the camera in the same way as [Auto] to decide the position, and then press the shutter button. The first shot image is displayed on the monitor lightly. Decide the position by referencing the image. To exit 3D shooting mode without saving an image, press the m button. The [Image Size] (p. 40) is fixed to [0]. The zoom ratio is fixed.
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29 EN The focus, exposure and the white balance are fixed when the first image is taken. The flash is fixed to [$Flash Off]. 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). 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 Photo with A Clip Photo with A Clip . . 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4 4 2 Use H to open the function menu. Use HI to select the length of movie clip and then press the A button. 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 7 sec / 3 sec 7 sec / 3 sec . . 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.37) 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).
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30 EN 2 Use HI to select the mode and then press the G button. 16M 4 4 Multi-Framing Multi-Framing 00:34 00:34 MR MR 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4 4 720 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] 1 Select the frame setting and press the A button. 2 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 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 MR MR 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 720 NORM 16M 4 4 FRAME FRAME When selecting [#] or [$], use FGHI to move the frame. The focus is obtained at the position of the frame. ● 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. The [Image Size] is limited as follows. Still image Main: [2] or larger Sub: [1], [9], [:] Movie Main: [5/M] [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] and [Soft Focus] 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.37) ● ●
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31 EN 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.37) The still images can be used as index of the movie. (p.37) The number of still images that can be shot varies depending on the image size settings. (p.40) You can shoot while checking the recordable areas of the still image and movie. (p.21) ●
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32 EN “Using the Menu” (p. 5) Using the flash The flash functions can be selected to best match the shooting conditions. 1 Slide the flash switch to raise the flash. 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 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO P P Flash Auto Flash Auto 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 16M 4 4 NORM 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. 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. 16M 4 4 Off Off P P NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 00:34 00:34 Using Shooting Functions Using Shooting Functions
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33 EN 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 (40 cm/15.8 in.*2 ) to the subject. Super Macro*3 This enables shooting as close as 3 cm/1.2 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. 32) 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. 16M 4 4 12 12 2 2 NORM 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Y Off Y Off P P 00:34 00:34 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]. Self-timer shooting is automatically canceled after one shot. To cancel the self-timer after it starts To cancel the self-timer after it starts Press the m 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. 0.0 Exposure Comp. 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.0 0.0 0.3 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO P P 2 Use HI to select the desired brightness, and press the A button.
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34 EN 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. WB Auto WB 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO P P 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. Selecting the ISO sensitivity 1 Select the ISO setting option in the function menu. 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 200 ISO 200 ISO 100 ISO ISO 100 400 ISO 400 ISO ISO 200 ISO 200 1/400 F3.5 1/400 F3.5 P P 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.
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35 EN 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 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Sequential 1 Sequential 1 P P 16M 4 4 00:34 00:34 16M 4 4 NORM Option Description o One frame is shot each time the shutter button is pressed. ) The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 1.7 frames/sec. * The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 7 frames/sec for up to 5 frames. , The camera takes sequential shots at approximately 15 frames/sec for up to 70 frames. + The camera takes up to 16 photos at regular intervals while holding the shutter button. With settings other than [o], the focus, exposure and the white balance are fixed when the first frame is shot. When set to [,] or [+], the [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 [,] or [+], the digital zoom is not available.
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36 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. 26) 1 Select a panorama image during playback. “Viewing images” (p. 22) 4/30 4/30 OK Replay ’11/02/26 00:00 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. 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. 53) 2 Use the wheel controller or HI to select [3D show] and then press the A button. 3 Use the wheel controller or 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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37 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 OK Play Play T Expand Expand ● ● . . (Photo with Movie Clip) frame (Photo with Movie Clip) frame The movie clip and the still images are played back. . frame OK Play Play ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 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 OK Play Play ● ● ● ●
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38 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 OK Play Play T Expand ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Still images OK Play Play T Expand ’11/02/26 ’11/02/26 00:00 00:00 4/30 4/30 Playing back movies WT Toggle View Toggle View 00:14/ 00:34 00:14/ 00:34 ● ● ●
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39 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). Menus for Shooting Functions Menus for Shooting Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings [Reset] Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings [Reset] I (Shooting menu 1) X Reset Submenu 2 Application Yes Restores the following menu functions to the default settings. Flash (p. 32) Macro (p. 32) Self-timer (p. 33) Exposure compensation (p. 33) White balance (p. 34) ISO (p. 34) Drive (p. 35) Menu functions in [I, J, A] (p. 39 to 43) • • • • • • • • No The current settings will not be changed.
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40 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). Selecting the image quality for still images [Image Size/Compression] Selecting the image quality for still images [Image Size/Compression] I (Shooting menu 1) X Image Size/Compression Submenu 1 Submenu 2 Application Image Size 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. 16:9G (4608x2592) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A3 or 11"x17". 16:9F (1920x1080) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A5 or 5"x7". Compression 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. 69, 70) Selecting the image quality for movies [Image Size/Image Quality] Selecting the image quality for movies [Image Size/Image Quality] A (Movie menu) X Image Size/Image Quality Submenu 1 Submenu 2 Application Image Size 1080P 720P 360P 180P VGA (640x480) QVGA (320x240) Select the image quality based on the image size and frame rate. Image Quality Fine/Normal [Fine] is available for [1080P]. The image can be recorded with higher quality. “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (p. 69, 70)
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41 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). Brightening the subject against Brightening the subject against backlight [Shadow Adjust] backlight [Shadow Adjust] I (Shooting 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]. Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode] Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode] I (Shootin g 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 (Shooting 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. 6). Shooting at higher magnifications than Shooting at higher magnifications than optical zoom [Digital Zoom] optical zoom [Digital Zoom] I (Shooting 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 (Shooting 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 (Shooting 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 (Shooting 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. 6). 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 (Shooting 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 (Shooting 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 Functions can be changed manually. Pictures may be taken while recording movies. M 4 4 00:34 00:34 16 P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO Program Auto Program Auto Imprinting the date of recording Imprinting the date of recording [Date Stamp] [Date Stamp] J (Shooting 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. “Date, time, time zone, and language” (p. 17) The date stamp can not be deleted. [Date Stamp] is not available in [Panorama] or [3D] mode. 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.
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44 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). 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 “Charging the battery and setting up using the supplied CD” (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/ Breeze/ Mellow/ Dreamy/ Urban Selects the background music options. Type Standard/ Fade/Zoom 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. 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. Related items Images corresponding the related items 35ºN 139ºE 35ºN 139ºE ALL ALL 2011/ 02/26 2011/ 02/26 ALL
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45 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). 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 OK Set 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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46 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). Retouching the skin and eyes Retouching the skin and eyes [Beauty Fix] [Beauty Fix] q (Playback menu) X Edit X Beauty Fix Depending on the picture, the editing may not be effective. Submenu 3 Submenu 4 Application All ― [Clear Skin], [Sparkle Eye] and [Dramatic Eye] are applied together. Clear Skin Soft/Avg/Hard Makes skin look smooth and translucent. Select the correction effect from 3 levels. Sparkle Eye ― Enhances the contrast of the eyes. Dramatic Eye ― Enlarges the subject’s eyes. 1 Use FG to select a correction item, and press the A button. 2 Use HI to select an image for retouching, and press the A button. The retouched image is saved as a separate image. When [Clear Skin] is selected When [Clear Skin] is selected Use FG to select the retouching level, and press the A button. Clear Skin MENU OK Set Back Avg Soft Soft Hard ● 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. 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. ● ● ●
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47 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). 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.37) 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]. ● ● ● 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. 37). 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 MENU OK Sel. Image Erase/Cancel 4/30 4/30 ●
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48 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). 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. Saving print settings to the image data Saving print settings to the image data [Print Order] [Print Order] q (Playback menu) X Print Order “Print reservations (DPOF)” (p. 59) Print reservation can be set only for still images that are recorded to the card. Protecting images [ Protecting images [R R] ] q (Playback menu) X R Protected images cannot be erased by [Erase] (p. 23, 47), [Sel. Image] (p. 47), [Erase Group] (p. 47) or [All Erase] (p. 47), but all images are erased by [Memory Format]/[Format] (p. 49). 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. ● ● Rotating images [ Rotating images [y y] ] q (Playback menu) 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.
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49 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). 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] r (Settings 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] r (Settings 1) X 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] r (Settings 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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50 EN For information on using the menus, see “Setup menu” (p. 6). Selecting a method for connecting Selecting a method for connecting the camera to other devices the camera to other devices [USB Connection] [USB Connection] r (Settings 1) X 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)/ 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] r (Settings 1) X 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. Choosing the opening screen display Choosing the opening screen display [Pw On Setup] [Pw On Setup] r (Settings 1) X Pw On Setup Submenu 2 Application Off No opening screen is displayed. On The opening screen is displayed when the camera is turned on.

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