Olympus Tough TG-860 manual

User manual for the Olympus Tough TG-860 in English. This PDF manual has 124 pages.

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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. The screen and camera illustrations shown in this manual were produced during the development stages and may differ from the actual product. Instruction Manual DIGITAL CAMERA TG-860
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2 EN Unpack the box contents The following items are included with the camera. If anything is missing or damaged, contact the dealer from whom you purchased the camera. Digital camera Strap Lithium Ion Battery (LI-50B) OLYMPUS Setup CD-ROM or USB-AC adapter (F-2AC) USB cable (CB-USB8) Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location.
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3 EN Attaching the camera strap • Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose. Using the monitor You can adjust the angle of the monitor.
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4 EN Names of parts 1 Battery/card compartment/ connector cover lock 2 Battery/card compartment/ connector cover 3 Battery/card compartment/ connector cover latch 4 Face button 5 Flash 6 Self-timer lamp/LED Illuminator/ AF illuminator 7 Lens 8 Tripod socket 9 GPS antenna 0 Speaker a Stereo microphone b n button c Indicator lamp d Shutter button e Zoom lever f Monitor g R (Movie) button h Mode dial i q (Playback) button j A button k Strap eyelet l  / Wi-Fi button m Multi-connector n HDMI micro connector o Pressure adjustment hole* p Arrow pad q F (Up) /INFO (Information display) button r I (Right) /# (Flash) button s H (Left) button t G (Down) /jY (Sequential shooting/Self-timer) /  (Erase) button * Do not stick pointed objects like a pin into the hole. • FGHI instruct to press the up/down/left/right arrow pad.
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5 EN Preparations for shooting Inserting and removing the battery and card 1 Follow Steps 1, 2 and 3 to open the battery/card compartment/connector cover. • Turn off the camera before opening the battery/card compartment/ connector cover. 3 2 1 Battery/card compartment/connector cover latch Battery/card compartment/connector cover Battery/card compartment/connector cover lock 2 Insert the battery while sliding the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow. • Insert the battery as illustrated with the C mark toward the battery lock knob. • If you insert the battery in the wrong direction, the camera is not turned on. Be sure to insert it in the correct direction. • Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. Battery lock knob
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6 EN 3 Insert the card straight until it clicks into place. • Do not touch the metallic parts of the card directly. • Always use the specified cards with this camera. Write-protect switch Cards compatible with this camera SD/SDHC/SDXC/Eye-Fi (with Wireless LAN function) card (commercially available) (maximum capacity: 128 GB) (for compatibility card details, visit the Olympus website.) • This camera can be used without a card by storing images in its internal memory. g“Checking the image saving location” (P. 99) To remove the card Press the card in until it clicks and comes out slightly, then remove the card. 1 2 4 Follow Steps 1, 2 and 3 to close battery/card compartment/connector cover. • Except when using the connector, be sure to close the battery/card compartment/connector cover. 3 2 1
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7 EN Charging the battery 1 Check that the battery is in the camera, and connect the USB cable and USB-AC adapter. • 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 hours). Connecting the camera AC outlet USB cable (supplied) Battery/card compartment /connector cover Multi-connector Indicator lamp On: Charging Off: Charged or For charging the battery abroad, see “Using your charger and USB-AC adapter abroad” (P. 97). Never use any cable other than supplied or Olympus-designated USB cable. This may cause smoking or burning. 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. 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, see “Handling the Battery” (P. 111). For details on the USB-AC adapter, see “USB-AC adapter” (P. 113).
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8 EN • If the indicator lamp does not light, check the USB cable and USB-AC adapter connections. • If “No Connection” is displayed on the back monitor, disconnect the USB cable and set [Storage] in [USB Connection] (P. 59) before connecting the cable again. When to charge the batteries Charge the battery when the error message shown on the right appears. Battery Empty Error message Flashes in red
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9 EN Turning on the camera and making the initial settings When you turn on the camera for the first time, a screen appears enabling to set the language for the menus and messages displayed in the monitor, and the date and time. To change the selected date and time, see “Setting the date and time d [X]” (P. 62). 1 Press the n button to turn on the camera, press FGHI of the arrow pad to select your language and press the A button. • In the case that the power is not turned on when you press the n button, check the direction of the battery. g “Inserting and removing the battery and card” (P. 5) 2 Press FG of the arrow pad to select the year for [Y]. X MENU Back Y/M/D Y M D Time -- -- -- -- : . . 2015 3 Press I of the arrow pad to save the setting for [Y]. X MENU Back Y/M/D Y M D Time -- -- -- -- : . . 2015 4 As in Steps 2 and 3, press FGHI of the arrow pad 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. 5 Use HI (arrow pad) to select the time zone and then press the A button. • Use FG (arrow pad) to turn daylight saving time ([Summer]) on or off. ’15.02.01 12:30 Summer
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10 EN Using basic functions Taking photographs 1 Press the n button to turn on the camera. When the camera is turned on, the monitor will turn on. 2 Set the mode dial to P. In mode P, the camera automatically adjusts shutter speed and aperture in response to subject brightness. 3 Frame the shot. • When holding the camera, take care not to cover the flash, microphone or other important parts with your fingers, etc. 4 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus. The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark flashes red. Try focusing again. • The shutter speed and aperture value are displayed in red if the camera is unable to achieve optimal exposure. P P F5.7 F5.7 1/400 1/400 Shutter speed Aperture value AF target Press halfway 5 To take the picture, gently press the shutter button all the way down while being careful not to shake the camera. Press halfway Press the rest of the way down
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11 EN Difficulty of seeing the screen (monitor boost) When the screen is difficult to see in bright environment, press and hold A until the screen becomes bright enough to be seen. The screen gets bright for approx. 10 seconds. • Any operation such as pressing  button and turning the mode dial cancels the monitor boost. Viewing photographs (Playing back images) Turn on the camera. Press the q button. • Your most recent photograph is displayed. • Press HI (arrow pad) to select an image. q button Arrow pad Displays the previous frame Displays the next frame ’15/02/01 12:30 4/30 4/30 Still image Index display • In single-frame playback, press the zoom lever to the W side for Index playback. • Use FGHI (arrow pad) to move the cursor. • Press the zoom lever to the T side for single-frame playback. ’15/02/01 12:30
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12 EN Close-up playback • In single-frame playback, press the zoom lever to the T side to zoom in up to 10×; press the W side to zoom out. Press the A button to return to single-frame playback. • Press FGHI (arrow pad) to scroll an image to the direction of the button you pressed. 12:30 ’15/02/01 ’15/02/01 12:30 4/30 4/30 Erasing images during playback 1 Display the image you want to erase and press . • To erase a movie, select the movie to erase and press . MENU Erase Erase Cancel 4/30 4/30 100-0004 100-0004 Back 2 Press FG (arrow pad) to select [Erase], and press the A button. • Grouped images are erased as a group (P. 15). • Multiple images or all images can be erased at a time (P. 56).
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13 EN Recording movies 1 Press the R (movie) button to start recording. • The movie is shot in the set shooting mode. Note that the shooting mode effects may not be obtained for some shooting modes. • Sound is also recorded. • When using a camera with a CMOS image sensor, moving objects may appear distorted due to the rolling shutter phenomenon. This is a physical phenomenon whereby distortion occurs in the filmed image when shooting a fast-moving subject or due to camera shaking. In particular, this phenomenon becomes more noticeable when using a long focal length. • You can change the function of R (movie) button to another function. g [Button Function] (P. 65) 2 Press the R (movie) button again to stop recording. Movie playback Select a movie, and press the A button. • Press the zoom lever to the T side for an index display of the movie. Use FGHI (arrow pad) to select the frame to start playback. 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 During playback Movie OK Movie Play Movie Play ’15/02/01 12:30 4/30 4/30 Pausing and restarting playback Press the A button to pause playback. During pause, fast forward or reverse, press the A button to restart playback. 0:00 REC REC 0:00 0:34 0:34 0:00 0:00 REC REC 0:34 0:34 Lights up red when recording Recording time Recording length (P. 101)
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14 EN Fast forward Press I (arrow pad) to fast forward. Press I (arrow pad) again to increase the fast forward speed. Rewind Press H (arrow pad) to rewind. Press H (arrow pad) again to increase the rewind speed. Adjusting the volume Use FG (arrow pad) to adjust the volume. Operations while playback is paused During pause 00:14/00:34 00:14/00:34 Elapsed time/Total shooting time Jump Press FG (arrow pad) to jump to the previous/ next index. Advancing and rewinding one frame at a time Press I or H (arrow pad) to advance or rewind one frame at a time. Hold I or H (arrow pad) pressed for continuous advance or rewind. Resuming playback Press the A button to resume playback. • During pause, press the zoom lever to the W side for the split index display. To stop movie playback Press the  button. • To play back movies on the computer, the supplied 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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15 EN Playing back panorama and grouped images Playing back panorama images Panorama images that were combined together using [Auto] or [Manual] can be scrolled for viewing. 1 Select a panorama image during playback. 2 Press the A button. OK Replay 4/30 ’15/02/01 12:30 To control panorama image playback Stop playback: Press the  button. Pause: Press the A button. Control while paused Press FGHI (arrow pad) to scroll the image in the direction of the pressed button. Press the zoom lever to enlarge/shrink the image. Press the A button to restart scrolling. Viewing area Playing back grouped images With sequential shooting, interval shooting and Sport Burst, the taken images are displayed as a group during playback. T side Expands. • Expand to view the frames of a group in index view. • If you want to delete images from the grouped images, you can expand the group and delete the images individually. Sequential images frame ’15/02/01 ’15/02/01 12:30 12:30 4/30 • Select the image and press the A button to display the images respectively. • Use HI (arrow pad) to view the previous/next frame. A button Plays back the grouped images in sequence automatically or pauses playback.
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16 EN Monitor display Shooting screen displays 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO SCN SCN 0:00:34 0:00:34 z z Date 4 4 NORM 16M 4:3 G F5.7 F5.7 1/100 1/100 1 2 3 4 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 20 22 23 24 21 14 15 18 19 17 25 27 26 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 16 5 6 When the shutter button is pressed halfway down 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. Switching the displays The displays change in the order of Normal → Detailed → No info. each time F (arrow pad) is pressed.
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17 EN No. Name Normal Detailed No info. 1 Shooting mode R R – 2 Connection to Smartphone R R R 3 Latitude R R – 4 Longitude R R – 5 Sub mode R R – 6 Picture Mode R R – 7 Flash R R – 8 Exposure compensation R R – 9 White balance R R – 10 ISO sensitivity R R – 11 o/Y R R – 12 Image size (still images) R R – 13 Aspect R R – 14 Image size (movies) R R – 15 Recording with sound/ wind noise reduction R R – 16 Movie recording length R R – 17 Movie recording icon R R – 18 GPS icon R R – 19 Repeat Rec R R – 20 Metering – R – 21 Date stamp R R – 22 Compression R R – 23 Number of storable still pictures R R – 24 Current memory R R – 25 Battery check R R – 26 Histogram – R – 27 Image stabilization – R – 28 World time – R – 29 AF target mark R R R 30 Super Macro R R – 31 Grid Guide – R – 32 Aperture value R R R 33 Shutter speed R R R 34 Camera shake warning R R R
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18 EN Playback mode display • Normal 12:30 ’15/02/01 ’15/02/01 12:30 10 10 4/30 4/30 9 8 22 23 2 3 6 4 5 Still image • Detailed 100-0004 100-0004 4/30 2.0 2.0 1/1000 1/1000 4608 3456 4608 3456 AUTO WB 125 ISO NORM AUTO WB 125 ISO NORM P P ’15/02/01 12:30 F5.7 F5.7 10 10 100-0004 100-0004 2.0 2.0 1/1000 1/1000 4608 3456 4608 3456 AUTO WB 125 ISO NORM AUTO WB 125 ISO NORM P P ’15/02/01 12:30 F5.7 F5.7 9 8 7 1 11 12 2 3 5 4 6 13 18 14 15 16 17 10 19 20 21 22 23
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19 EN • No information 23 2 Switching the displays The displays change in the order of Normal → Detailed → No info. each time F (arrow pad) is pressed. No. Name Normal Detailed No info. 1 Battery check – R – 2 Eye-Fi transfer data/Wi-Fi R R R 3 Protect R R – 4 Adding sound R R – 5 Share Order R R – 6 Print reservation/number of prints R R – 7 Longitude – R – 8 Current memory R R – 9 Frame number/ total number of images R R – 10 Direction information – R – 11 Compression/Image size (movies) – R – 12 Shutter speed – R – 13 Shooting mode – R – 14 ISO sensitivity – R – 15 Aperture value – R – 16 Histogram – R – 17 Exposure compensation – R – 18 Picture mode/sub mode – R – 19 White balance – R – 20 Image size (still images) – R – 21 File name – R – 22 Recording date and time R R – 23 Grouped images R R R
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20 EN Shooting using basic functions Using the shooting modes Selecting shooting mode Turn the mode dial to set the shooting mode to the indicator. • After selecting O, \, [, p, or R, select the sub mode. List of shooting mode • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Shooting mode Sub mode P (Program mode) – P. 10 A (iAUTO mode) – P. 21 a (Super Macro mode) – P. 21 O (Scene mode) B Portrait/e e-Portrait/F Landscape/ 1 Interval Shooting/ Hand-Held Starlight/ G Night Scene/U Night+Portrait/C Sport/ 2 Indoor/` Sunset/X Fireworks/ _ Cuisine/^ Documents/ g Beach & Snow/] Snapshot/\ Wide1/ [ Wide2/A Macro/E Backlight HDR P. 22 \ (Art Filter) Pop Art/Soft Focus/Pale&Light Color/ Grainy Film/Pin Hole/Diorama/Dramatic Tone P. 25 [ (Sportcam mode) }60p Movie/;High-Speed Movie/ /Time Lapse Movie/,Sport Burst P. 26
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21 EN Shooting mode Sub mode p (Panorama mode) Auto/Manual P. 30 R (Self Portrait mode) 3 Self Portrait/e e-Portrait/  Hand-Held Starlight/E Backlight HDR/ ] Snapshot P. 28 • “List of settings available in each shooting mode” (P. 105), “List of O settings” (P. 106), “List of \ settings” (P. 108), “List of R settings” (P. 109) • In certain shooting modes, the camera may take a few moments for image processing after taking a picture. A (iAUTO mode) A full auto mode in which the camera automatically optimizes settings for the current scene. The camera does all the work, which is convenient for beginners. 1 Rotate the mode dial to A. 2 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus. The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark flashes red. Try focusing again. 3 To take the picture, gently press the shutter button all the way down while being careful not to shake the camera. a (Super Macro mode) Images can be taken from up to 1 cm away from the subject. 1 Rotate the mode dial to a. 2 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus. The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark flashes red. Try focusing again. • You can press the A button to fix the focus distance (AF lock). Press the A button again to cancel the AF lock. 3 To take the picture, gently press the shutter button all the way down while being careful not to shake the camera. • In a mode, the zoom range is limited.
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22 EN O (scene mode) Only by selecting a sub mode according to the subject or the scene, you can shoot with an proper setting. Sub mode Application B Portrait Suitable for portrait shooting. e e-Portrait Smoothes out skin tones and texture. This mode is suitable when viewing images on a high-definition TV. F Landscape Suitable for landscape shooting. 1 Interval Shooting Automatically shoot successive images according to set [Start Waiting Time], [Frame], and [Interval Time].  Hand-Held Starlight Reduces blur when shooting night scenes without a tripod. The flash can be used. G Night Scene Suitable for tripod shooting of night scenes. U Night+Portrait Suitable for portrait shooting against a background of night view. C Sport Suitable for fast action shooting. 2 Indoor Suitable for shooting portraits indoors like party scene. ` Sunset Suitable for shooting the sunset. X Fireworks Suitable for shooting fireworks at night. _ Cuisine Suitable for shooting cuisine. ^ Documents Suitable for shooting paper documents or time tables. g Beach & Snow Suitable for shooting at snow-capped mountains, seascapes in the sun, and other whitish scenes. ] Snapshot Suitable for shooting seaside and pool portraits. \ Wide1 Suitable for shooting underwater. [ Wide2 Suitable for shooting underwater. The focus distance is fixed to approximately 5 m. A Macro Suitable for shooting close-up view underwater. E Backlight HDR Suitable for contrasting scenes. This mode captures multiple images and merges them into one, properly exposed image.
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23 EN 1 Rotate the mode dial to O. 2 Use HI (arrow pad) to select a sub mode and press the A button at the end. MENU MENU 16M 4:3 Portrait 1080 • Press the A button once again to display the sub mode selection screen. • In [e-Portrait] mode, two images are recorded: an unmodified image and a second image to which [e-Portrait] effects have been applied. 1 Interval Shooting Adjusts interval settings in the setting menu before selecting Interval Shooting in O (Scene Mode) to shoot. Customizing the setting 1 Press the  button to display the menus. 2 Use H (arrow pad) to move to the page tab, and use FG to select Setting menu 3 and then press A. MENU Back Interval Settings Settings Menu 3 Sportcam Settings Wi-Fi Settings GPS Settings Button Function Tab 3 Use FG (arrow pad) to select [Interval Setting] and press A. Then press FG (arrow pad) to select an item and press A. MENU Back Interval Settings Settings Menu 3 Sportcam Settings Wi-Fi Settings GPS Settings Button Function A MENU Back Interval Settings 10 min sec Frame Start Waiting Time Interval Time 5 30
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24 EN 4 Use FG (arrow pad) to highlight an option and press A to select. Frame Sets the number of frames to be shot between 1 and 99 frames. Start Waiting Time Sets the time from pressing the shutter button until the picture is taken between 0 and 60 minutes. Interval Time Sets the shooting interval for the second and subsequent frames per 10 seconds or between 1 and 60 minutes. • Press the  button repeatedly to exit the menu. • The interval may be longer than the set interval such as when the camera takes a few moments for image processing. • Taken pictures are displayed as a group. • For the free space on a card, you cannot shoot the set number of frames. • The camera may go into sleep mode during interval shooting, but the shooting is performed according to the setting. To cancel the interval shooting Press the  button. To take underwater photos The [M Snapshot], [\ Wide1], [[ Wide2], [A Macro] submode is recommended for shooting underwater. When set to [[ Wide2], the focus distance is automatically fixed to approx. 5.0 m (16.4 ft.). To lock the focus distance for underwater shoots (AF lock) In the [M Snapshot], [\ Wide1], [A Macro] submode, you can press the A button to fix the focus distance (AF lock). Press the A button again to cancel the AF lock. AF lock mark AF LOCK AF LOCK 4 4 NORM 0:00:34 0:00:34 16M 4:3 0.0 0.0 1080
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25 EN \ (art filters) You can shoot with color and effect like posters and paintings. Sub mode Application Pop Art Enhances the color and atmosphere of an image more brightly and vividly. Soft Focus Expresses an ethereal atmosphere with a soft tone and makes an image dreamy. Pale&Light Color Expresses a comfortable floating feeling by making an image more pale and light. Grainy Film Expresses the strength and roughness of black and white. Pin Hole Expresses the tunnel effect like that obtained from an old fashioned camera or a toy camera by reducing the peripheral brightness. Diorama Expresses an image shooting a surreal miniature world with enhancing the saturation and contrast and blurring an out- of-focus area of an image. Dramatic Tone Enhances the local contrast of an image and provide an image that a difference of brightness and darkness is emphasized. 1 Rotate the mode dial to \. 2 Use HI (arrow pad) to select a sub mode and press the A button at the end. • Press the A button once again to display the sub mode selection screen. Pop Art MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 16M 4:3 1080 1
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26 EN [ (Sportcam mode) By selecting a sub mode, you can shoot various wide-angle movies and a series of pictures (sequential or interval shooting). Sub mode 1 Sub mode 2 Application } 60p Movie 1080 60p (1920×1080)/ 720 60p (1280×720)/ 480 60p (854×480) Shoots a smooth movie at 60 frames/ second. ; High-Speed Movie HS120 (854×480)/ HS240 (640×360) Shoots a fast-moving subject and play back in slow motion. In this slow motion movie, you can watch motion that is hardly visible to the naked eye. / Time Lapse Movie 0.5s/1s/3s/ 6s/12s/30s Generate a movie by shooting successive images at longer interval. The movie, compressed a long time scene into a short movie, clarifies the change of the situation. The recording length is up to 24 hours. , Sport Burst 0.05s*1 /0.4s*2 / 1s*3 /2s*3 /5s/ 10s/30s/60s Setting a shooting interval in the function menu allows you to shoot a series of frames (sequential or interval shooting). You can shoot up to 200 frames ([0.05s]: up to 60 frames). *1 Shoots sequentially by the setting of [c] (P. 34). *2 Shoots sequentially by the setting of [] (P. 34). *3 The interval may be longer depending on the shooting condition. • Only when the shooting mode is set to [, [b] also appears the in self timer ([c], [d], and [g]) (P. 35).
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27 EN 1 Rotate the mode dial to [. 2 Use H (arrow pad) to select a sub mode 1, and use G to move to the sub mode 2. Use HI (arrow pad) to select an item and press A. MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB 16M 60p Movie 3 Press the shutter button to start shooting. • For [}], [;], and [/], the shutter button is also available to shoot movies unlike normal movie recording. • In [,], press the shutter button to start shooting a series of frames. • During shooting, the indicator lamp flashes. • When using a camera with a CMOS image sensor, moving objects may appear distorted due to the rolling shutter phenomenon. This is a physical phenomenon whereby distortion occurs in the filmed image when shooting a fast-moving subject or due to camera shaking. In particular, this phenomenon becomes more noticeable when using a long focal length. 4 Press the shutter button again to stop shooting. • When the camera exceeds the limit for continuous shooting, it automatically stops shooting. g “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (P. 100) Set the [Repeat Rec] (P. 66) to [Yes] to automatically extend the shooting time. • Pressing A in the shooting screen fixes the focus distance (AF lock). Press A again to cancel the lock. • After you assigned [z Shoot Photo] in [Button Function] (P. 65), pressing the assigned button takes pictures by an equivalent setting to O [C]. • To shoot a normal movie in [,], assign [A Rec. Movie] to the button in advance.
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28 EN R (Self Portrait mode) By selecting a sub mode according to the subject or the scene, you can shoot yourself with a proper setting. Sub mode Application 3 Self Portrait Suitable for shooting self portraits. e e-Portrait Smoothes out skin tones and texture in self portraits. This mode is suitable when viewing images on a high- definition TV. The two images, before/after adjustment, are saved at once.  Hand-Held Starlight Suitable for shooting self portraits at night scene. The flash can be used. E Backlight HDR Suitable for shooting self portraits in contrasting scenes. This mode captures multiple images and merges them into one, properly exposed image. ] Snapshot Suitable for shooting seaside and pool self portraits. 1 Rotate the mode dial to R. 2 Use HI (arrow pad) to select a sub mode and press the A button at the end. • Press the A button once again to display the sub mode selection screen. MENU MENU 16M 4:3 1080 Self Portrait Sub mode 3 Rotate the monitor 180 degrees. • According to the directions of the camera and the monitor, you can invert the screen view and the arrow pad usage. g [Disp. Inversion Set.] (P. 60)
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29 EN 4 Hold the camera with the lens facing toward you. • You can hold the camera upside down with your right hand only. Be sure to pass your wrist through the strap, and then firmly grip the camera to prevent the camera from dropping. 5 Press the face button halfway down to focus. Face button 6 Press the face button all the way down to shoot. • The shutter button is also available for shooting. • When [z Shoot Photo] (P. 65) is not assigned to the face button, you cannot shoot pictures with the face button.
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30 EN p (Panorama mode) You can shoot and combine multiple images to create an image with a wide angle of view (panoramic image). 1 Rotate the mode dial to p. 2 Press the A button to go to the function menu. Use HI (arrow pad) to select a sub mode and press the A button at the end. Sub mode Application Auto Panorama images are automatically combined just by swinging the camera in the shooting direction. Manual Three frames are taken and combined by the camera. The user composes the shots using the guide frame and manually releases the shutter. • Move the camera as if rotating it around a vertical axis through the center of the lens to take better panorama images. Taking pictures with [Auto] 1 Select [Auto] in the submenu, and press G (arrow pad). Use HI (arrow pad) to select the angle of view (STD:180°, FULL:360°) and then press the A button. 2 Point the camera to the start position. 3 Press the shutter button to begin shooting. AUTO FULL MENU Cancel OK Save Guide 4 Start panning. When the arrow reaches the end of the guide, recording ends 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 cancel the panorama function, press the  button.
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31 EN Taking pictures with [Manual] 1 Use FGHI (arrow pad) to specify at which edge the next picture is to be connected, and then press the A button. 2 Press the shutter button to take the first frame. Direction for combining frames MANUAL MANUAL 3 Compose the next shot so that the edge of the first frame displayed faintly on the screen overlaps the subject of the second frame, and press the shutter button. • To combine only two frames, press the A button. 4 Repeat step 3 to take a third frame. The camera automatically combines the frames into a single panorama image.
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32 EN Using the zoom Pressing the zoom lever adjusts the shooting range. P P 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 10.0 10.0 4 4 NORM 0:00:34 0:00:34 4:3 W side Zoom bar T side Image size Zoom bar 16M Super-resolution zoom*1 Optical zoom Other *2 *1 For the super resolution zoom and the details, refer to (P. 49). *2 Due to increased processing of the pixel counts, the image quality will not degrade. The magnification ratio changes depending on the image size setting.
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33 EN Using shooting options (Set by direct button) Frequently used functions are assigned to IFG (arrow pad). Just by pressing the button, you can select the assigned function directly. Some items are not available in some shooting modes. g “List of settings available in each shooting mode” (P. 105) Flash You can use a flash when shooting. 1 Press the # button to display options. 2 Use HI (arrow pad) to choose a flash mode and press A. Flash Auto MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4:3 1080 #AUTO Auto flash The flash fires automatically in low light or backlight conditions. ! Red-eye reduction flash This function allows you to reduce the red- eye phenomenon. # Fill-in flash The flash fires regardless of the light conditions. $ Flash off The flash does not fire. #RC Remote Control The dedicated underwater strobe or the Olympus wireless RC flash is used to take pictures. For details, see “Using a dedicated underwater strobe” (P. 102). #SLV Slave The commercially-available slave flash that is synchronized with the camera flash is used for taking pictures. The flash intensity setting can be adjusted. 4 LED On The LED turns on when a picture is taken. This is effective for taking close up pictures. • In [!](Red-eye reduction flash), after the pre-flashes, it takes about 1 second before the shutter is released. Do not move the camera until shooting is complete. • [!](Red-eye reduction flash) may not work effectively under some shooting conditions.
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34 EN • When [Remote Flash] (P. 46) is set to [Off], [#RC] and [#SLV] cannot be selected. • Some items are not available in some shooting modes. Single/Sequential 1 Press the jY button to display the direct menu. 2 Select an option using HI (arrow pad) and press A. o Single-frame shooting Shoots 1 frame at a time when the shutter button is pressed (normal shooting mode).  Sequential 1 *1 The images are taken sequentially for 200 frames at up to about 2.5 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down.  Sequential 2 *1 The images are taken sequentially for up to 7 frames at about 7 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down. c High-Speed1 *1, 2 The images are taken sequentially for up to 60 frames at about 20 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down. d High-Speed2 *1, 2 The images are taken sequentially for up to 60 frames at up to 60 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down. *1 Taken pictures are displayed as a group. *2 The number of recording pixels are limited. • During sequential shooting, focus, exposure, and white balance are locked at the first frame. All information about the vertical/horizontal orientation, and GPS information are the same as the first frame. • During sequential shooting, if the battery check blinks due to low battery, the camera stops shooting and starts saving the pictures you have taken on the card. The camera may not save all of the pictures depending on how much battery power remains.
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35 EN Self timer Sets the time after the shutter button is pressed until the picture is taken. 1 Press the jY button to display the direct menu. 2 Select [Y12], [Y2] or [YC] using HI (arrow pad) and press the A button. Y12 Self-timer 12 SEC Press the shutter button halfway to focus, the rest of the way down to start the timer. First, the self-timer lamp lights up for approximately 10 seconds, then it blinks for approximately 2 seconds and the picture is taken. Y2 Self-timer 2 SEC Press the shutter button halfway to focus, the rest of the way down to start the timer. The self-timer lamp blinks for approximately 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. YC Custom Self-timer After selecting this mode, press the  button to set “Y Timer sec (the time from pressing the shutter button until the picture is taken), the number of frames, and the interval time”. Pictures are taken by these setting. When several images are shot, the interval from the second shot may be longer. The camera starts to count the interval after finishing process of the shot image. The longer it takes to process an image, the later the next shooting starts. • To cancel the activated self-timer, press the  button. • Self timer is not canceled automatically after shooting.
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36 EN Using shooting options (Set by function menu) Some items are not available in some shooting modes. g “List of settings available in each shooting mode” (P. 105) MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4:3 P P Function menu Setup menu (P. 42) 1 5 8 6 7 4 3 2 9 Function menu 1 Picture Mode..........................P. 37 2 Flash......................................P. 38 3 Exposure compensation ........P. 38 4 White balance........................P. 38 5 ISO sensitivity........................P. 39 6 o/Y.....................................P. 39 7 Image Size (still images)........P. 39 8 Aspect....................................P. 40 9 Image Size (movies)..............P. 40 1 Press A to display the function menu. • To hide the function menu, press A again. 2 Use FG (arrow pad) on the arrow pad to select settings, use HI to change the selected setting, and press A. Flash Auto MENU MENU 0.0 0.0 AUTO WB AUTO WB AUTO ISO AUTO ISO 16M 4:3 1080 Function Displays the selected function name Selection Arrow pad (HI) Arrow pad (FG)
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37 EN • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Picture Mode Sets the processing options. h Vivid Produces vivid colors. i Natural Produces natural colors. j Muted Produces flat tones. 8 Fish Eye Produces distortion with the effect of shooting with a fisheye lens. 7 Sparkle Produces twinkling lights with the effect of shooting with a cross filter. 6 Reflection Makes an image with the effect of reflecting in a mirror. 5 Fragmented Makes an image into a collage of tiles. This mode produces the effect of mosaic art. j Pop Art Enhances the color and atmosphere of an image more brightly and vividly. k Soft Focus Expresses an ethereal atmosphere with a soft tone and makes an image dreamy. l Pale&Light Color Expresses a comfortable floating feeling by making an image more pale and light. m Grainy Film Expresses the strength and roughness of black and white. n Pin Hole Expresses the tunnel effect like that obtained from an old fashioned camera or a toy camera by reducing the peripheral brightness. o Diorama Expresses an image shooting a surreal miniature world with enhancing the saturation and contrast and blurring an out-of-focus area of an image. s Dramatic Tone Enhances the local contrast of an image and provide an image that a difference of brightness and darkness is emphasized.
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38 EN Flash Sets the flash firing method. _ 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. #RC Remote Control The dedicated underwater strobe or the Olympus wireless RC flash is used to take pictures. For details, see “Using a dedicated underwater strobe” (P. 102). #SLV Slave The commercially-available slave flash that is synchronized with the camera flash is used for taking pictures. The flash intensity setting can be adjusted. 4 LED On The LED turns on when a picture is taken. This is effective for taking close up pictures. Exposure compensation Compensates the brightness (appropriate exposure) adjusted by the camera. –2.0 to +2.0 Value Set a larger negative (–) value to adjust darker, or a larger positive (+) value to adjust brighter. White balance Sets an appropriate color scheme for the light of the shooting scene. e WB Auto The camera automatically adjusts the white balance. f Sunny Suitable for shooting outdoors under a clear sky. g Cloudy Suitable for shooting outdoors under a cloudy sky. h Incandescent Suitable for shooting under tungsten lighting.  Fluorescent Suitable for shooting under white fluorescent lighting.  Underwater Suitable for underwater shooting.  One Touch 1 For manually adjusting the white balance according to the light when shooting. Set a piece of white paper or other white object so that it fills the entire screen, and press the  button to set the white balance. For how to register one touch white balance, see “Registering one touch white balance” (P. 40).  One Touch 2
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39 EN ISO sensitivity Sets the ISO sensitivity. l ISO Auto The camera automatically sets the sensitivity with priority on image quality. m High ISO Auto The camera automatically sets the sensitivity with priority on minimizing blur caused by a moving subject or by camera shake. S to # Value Set a smaller value to reduce noise in the picture, or a larger value to reduce blur. o/Y Sets the sequential shooting function and the time from pressing the shutter button until the picture is taken. o Single One frame is shot each time the shutter button is pressed.  Sequential 1 The images are taken sequentially for 200 frames at up to about 2.5 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down.  Sequential 2 The images are taken sequentially for up to 7 frames at about 7 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down. c High-Speed1 The images are taken sequentially for up to 60 frames at about 20 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down. d High-Speed2 The images are taken sequentially for up to 60 frames at up to 60 frames per second (fps) while pressing down the shutter button all the way down. c 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. d Y 2 sec The self-timer lamp blinks for approx. 2 seconds, then the picture is taken. g Custom Self- timer Photographs are taken at “Y Timer sec (the time from pressing the shutter button until the picture is taken), the number of frames, and the interval time” which you set. Image size (still images) Sets the number of recording pixels.  4608×3456 Suitable for printing pictures over A3 (11×17 in.). 4 3200×2400 Suitable for printing pictures up to A3 (11×17 in.). 3 1920×1440 Suitable for printing pictures up to A4 size (8.5×11 in.). 7 640×480 Suitable for using pictures on emails.
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40 EN Aspect Sets the horizontal-to-vertical ratio of images.  4:3 Change the horizontal-to-vertical ratio when taking pictures. P 16:9 Q 3:2  1:1 Image size (movies) Sets the number of recording pixels. c 1080 60p*1 Shoots smooth full HD movies at 60 frames per second (fps).  1080p Shoots full HD movies.  720p Shoots HD movies. @ VGA Shoots 640×480 movies. y HS 120*1, 2 Shoots 640×480 HS movies. z HS 240*1, 2 Shoots 480×360 HS movies. *1 You can set only when [Vivid], [Natural], and [Muted] is set on the picture mode in P and a mode. *2 HS movie : Film quickly moving subjects for slow-motion playback. • In certain shooting modes, some functions cannot be set. g “List of settings available in each shooting mode” (P. 105). • Examples of image size when the aspect ratio is []. Registering one touch white balance Select [ One Touch 1] or [ One Touch 2], face the camera toward a piece of white paper or other white object, and press the  button. • The camera releases the shutter and the white balance is registered. When the white balance was previously registered, the registered data is updated. • The registered white balance data will not be cleared by turning off the power. • Perform this procedure under the light where the pictures will be actually taken. • When the camera settings are changed, the white balance must be registered again. • When the white balance cannot be registered, check that the white paper fills the screen, and then perform the procedure again.
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41 EN Using the setup menu functions Setup menu MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset Wi-Fi Start Wi-Fi Start Off Compression Shadow Adjust AF Mode Digital Zoom Normal Auto Face/iESP ESP ESP/ 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 4 Playback Menu P. 51 q Slideshow Edit Erase Print Order (P. 83) R (Protect) Share Order 1 Camera Menu 1 P. 43 5 Settings Menu 1 P. 58 z Wi-Fi Start/End Wi-Fi (P. 68) Reset Compression Shadow Adjust AF Mode ESP/n Digital Zoom d Memory Format/Format Backup Eye-Fi USB Connection q Power On Sound Settings Pixel Mapping 2 Camera Menu 2 P. 46 6 Settings Menu 2 P. 60 z Image Stabilizer (Still images) Remote Flash AF Illuminat. Rec View Pic Orientation Date Stamp Super-Res Zoom d s (Monitor) Disp. Inversion Set. TV Out l (Language) X (Date/time) World Time LED Illuminator 3 Movie Menu P. 50 7 Settings Menu 3 P. 63 A IS Movie Mode R (Movie sound recording) Wind Noise Setting d GPS Settings Wi-Fi Settings Interval Settings Button Function Sportcam Settings
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42 EN Using the 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, such as shooting and playback functions, time and date settings, and display options. 1 Press the  button. • The setup menu is displayed. MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset Wi-Fi Start Wi-Fi Start Off Compression Shadow Adjust AF Mode Digital Zoom Normal Auto Face/iESP ESP ESP/ 2 Press H (arrow pad) to select the page tabs. Use FG(arrow pad) to select the desired page tab and press I. MENU Back Settings Menu 2 Disp. Inversion Set. World Time Off LED Illuminator TV Out English Auto ’15.02.01 12:30 X Page tab MENU Back Settings Menu 2 Disp. Inversion Set. World Time Off LED Illuminator TV Out English Auto ’15.02.01 12:30 X Submenu 1 3 Use FG(arrow pad) to select the desired submenu 1 and then press the A button. MENU Back Settings Menu 2 Disp. Inversion Set. World Time Off LED Illuminator TV Out English Auto ’15.02.01 12:30 X Submenu 2 MENU Back Settings Menu 2 Disp. Inversion Set. World Time Off LED Illuminator TV Out English Auto ’15.02.26 12:30 X On Off 4 Use FG(arrow pad) 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 Back On Settings Menu 2 LED Illuminator Disp. Inversion Set. World Time TV Out English Auto ’15.02.01 12:30 X 5 Press the  button to complete the setting.
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43 EN 43 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . z Camera Menu 1 Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings z [Reset] Submenu 2 Application Yes Restores the following menu functions to the default settings. • Sub mode of \, O, [, p, and R • Picture Mode • Flash • Exposure compensation • White balance • ISO sensitivity • o/Y • Image Size (still images) • Aspect • Image size (movies) • Camera Menu 1, Camera Menu 2 and Movie Menu Functions No The settings will not be changed. Selecting the image quality for still images z [Compression] Submenu 2 Application Fine Shooting at high quality. Normal Shooting at normal quality. • “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards” (P. 100)
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44 EN 44 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). Brightening the subject against backlight z [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 [ESP/n] is set to [n], [Shadow Adjust] is automatically fixed to [Off]. Selecting the focusing area z [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 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.
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45 EN 45 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). Selecting the method for measuring the brightness z [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 optical zoom z [Digital Zoom] Submenu 2 Application Off Disable digital zoom. On Enable digital zoom. • The option selected for [Digital Zoom] affects the appearance of the zoom bar (P. 49).
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46 EN 46 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). z Camera Menu 2 Reducing the blur caused by the camera shake when shooting z [Image Stabilizer] 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. While Exposing Image stabilization is activated when the shutter button is pressed all the way down. • There may be a noise coming from inside the camera when reducing camera shake. • 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] may not be as effective. Using an external flash wirelessly z [Remote Flash] Submenu 2 Application Off The external flash is not available (For flash photography, the camera uses the built-in flash). #RC The dedicated underwater strobe or the Olympus wireless RC flash is used for taking pictures. g “Using a dedicated underwater strobe” (P. 102) Slave The commercially-available slave flash that is synchronized with the camera flash is used for taking pictures. The flash intensity setting can be adjusted. • When you select [#RC] or [Slave], you can select [#RC] or [#SLV] in the flash mode (P. 33).
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47 EN 47 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). Using the assist lamp for shooting a dark subject z [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 shooting z [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. 0.5/1/2/3 (sec) The image being recorded is displayed for selected second(s). This allows the user to make a brief check of the image that was just taken.
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48 EN 48 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). Automatically rotating images shot with the camera in a vertical position during playback z [Pic Orientation] • During shooting, the [y] (P. 54) 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. Imprinting the date of recording z [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. g [X] (P. 62) • The date stamp can not be deleted. • You cannot set [Date Stamp] when drive settings are [], [], [c], and [d], and the picture mode is except [Vivid], [Natural], and [Muted].
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49 EN 49 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). Shooting larger pictures than when using optical zoom with low degrading of image quality z [Super-Res Zoom] Submenu 2 Application Off Disable super-resolution zoom. On Enable super-resolution zoom. • [Super-Res Zoom] is available only when [Image Size] is set to []. Super-resolution zoom Digital zoom Image size Zoom bar On Off 16M Super-resolution zoom Off On 16M Digital zoom Other *1 On On 16M Super-resolution zoom Digital zoom *1 Due to increased processing of the pixel counts, the image quality will not degrade. The magnification ratio changes depending on the image size setting. • Photographs taken with the zoom bar displayed in red may appear “grainy”.
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50 EN 50 EN For the operation method, refer to (P. 42). A Movie Menu Reducing the blur caused by the camera shake when shooting A [IS Movie Mode] 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. On Hybrid The image stabilizer is activated. This function compensates for large-amplitude shake, such as the slow kind which occurs if you shoot while walking. • Images may not be stabilized if camera shake is too severe. • While [On Hybrid] is set, the movie angle is narrower a little. • In HS movie mode, [On Hybrid] cannot be used. Recording sound when shooting movies A [R] Submenu 2 Application Off No sound is recorded. On Sound is recorded. • Sound is not recorded when an HS movie mode is selected. Reduce wind noise in the recorded sound when recording movie A [Wind Noise Setting] Submenu 2 Application Off Disable Wind Noise Reduction. On Uses Wind Noise Reduction.

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