Tough TG-Tracker

Olympus Tough TG-Tracker manual

Tough TG-Tracker

User manual for the Olympus Tough TG-Tracker in English. This PDF manual has 79 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 STYLUS TG-TRACKER
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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 or Strap Lithium Ion Battery (LI-92B) USB-AC adapter (F-5AC) CD-ROM (Instruction manual/ Computer software) Lens protector (LP-T01) Underwater lens protector (UP-T01) USB cable (CB-USB10) Joint screw (JS-T01) Mount coupling (MC-T01) Steady grip (SG-T01) Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location. • When using the camera underwater, be sure to attach the underwater lens protector (P. 60) and select [ ] (underwater wide-angle) or [ ] (underwater flipped wide-angle) for [Field of View] (P. 27, 31, 32). Attaching the camera strap 1 2 3 • Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose.
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3 EN Names of parts 1 2 3 4 10 11 12 23 24 13 11 21 17 16 18 19 20 22 14 15 5 6 7 9 8 1 Headlamp 2 Lens 3 Lens protector 4 Strap eyelet 5 Battery/card compartment/ connector cover 6 Battery/card compartment/ connector cover latch 7 HDMI micro connector 8 Micro-USB connector 9 Card slot 0 Power switch (ON/ OFF/LOG) a Stereo microphone b Lens latch c Wi-Fi antenna d Speaker e Tripod socket f Indicator lamp g R (record) button h  button i OK/MODE button j GPS antenna k M (Left)/Wi-Fi button l N (Right)/INFO/ Y (headlamp) button m Monitor n Pressure adjustment hole* * Do not stick pointed objects like a pin into the hole. • You can adjust the angle of the monitor. • Strong vibrations may cause the monitor to open.
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4 EN Preparations for shooting Inserting and removing the battery and card 1 Keeping the battery/card compartment/connector cover latch pressed (1), open the battery/card compartment/connector cover (2, 3). • When opening or closing the battery/card compartment/connector cover, be sure the power switch is in the OFF position. Battery/card compartment/ connector cover Battery/card compartment/ connector cover latch 1 3 2 2 Insert the battery while sliding the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow. • Insert the battery as illustrated with the m mark toward the battery lock knob. 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.
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5 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. Do not insert other types of memory cards. Cards compatible with this camera microSD/microSDHC/microSDXC card (commercially available) (for compatibility card details, visit the Olympus website.) • g “Using the card” (P. 58) To remove the card • Before removing cards, rotate the power switch to OFF and confirm that the indicator lamp (amber) is off. • 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 the battery/card compartment/ connector cover. • When using the camera, be sure to close the battery/card compartment/ connector cover. • Securely latch the cover by sliding the battery/card compartment/ connector cover latch until it completely covers the red label. 1 2 3 • Read “Important information about water and shock resistant features” (P. 62) before using the camera under water.
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6 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 3.5 hours). AC outlet Battery/card compartment/ connector cover USB cable (supplied) Micro-USB connector Indicator lamp (amber) On: Charging Off: Charged For charging the battery abroad, see “Using your charger and USB-AC adapter abroad” (P. 57). • Never use any cable other than supplied or Olympus-designated USB cable. This may cause smoking or burning. • The included F-5AC 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 the power switch is in the OFF position during charging.
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7 EN • For details on the battery, see “SAFETY PRECAUTIONS” (P. 65). For details on the USB-AC adapter, see “SAFETY PRECAUTIONS” (P. 65). • If the indicator lamp does not light, reconnect the USB cable and USB-AC adapter to the camera. When to charge the batteries Charge the battery when the error message shown on the right appears. Error message Flashes in red 17 : 30 Battery Empty
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8 EN Turning on the camera The camera can only be used with a card inserted. Insert a card in the camera. • g “Using the card” (P. 58) Rotate the power switch to ON. • If the camera does not turn on when the power switch is in the ON position, check that the battery is in the correct orientation. g “Inserting and removing the battery and card” (P. 4) Setting the clock The camera will prompt you to set the clock when first turned on. Pictures can not be taken until the clock is set. For information on changing the time zone or resetting the clock, see [Date] (P. 37). 1 Use M or N to choose the year ([Y]) and press OK to select. Date :Back MENU :Set OK 2016 -- . . : -- -- -- Y M D Time 2 Using M or N and pressing OK as described in Step 1, set the month ([M]), day ([D]), and hours and minutes ([Time]). 3 Use M or N to select a time zone and press OK. World Time :Back MENU :Set OK UTC+09:00 (10:38) Seoul Tokyo
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9 EN Viewing the shooting mode The monitor turns on when the power switch is rotated to ON. The shooting mode is shown by an icon in the top left corner of the display. A: VIDEO (movie) mode ...................(P. 10) l: Displayed when [On] is selected for [Loop] in the VIDEO menu (P. 27). j: Displayed when [Continuous] is selected for [Drive] in the PHOTO menu (P. 30). z: PHOTO (photography) mode .......(P. 12) L: TIME LAPSE (time-lapse movie) mode .............(P. 14) Shooting setting icons Settings selected in the menus and elsewhere are shown by icons at the top of the shooting display. w: [WB] ...............................(P. 27, 30, 32) F: [Field of View] .................(P. 27, 31, 32) o: [IS] ...............................................(P. 29) Y: [Timer] ..........................................(P. 31) w: [Wi-Fi] .........................................(P. 36) F: [+/-] ...................................(P. 27, 30, 32)
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10 EN Recording movies 1 Rotate the power switch to ON. • While the power switch is in the ON position, the camera will log GPS and other sensor data, including position and altitude. Log recording continues during shooting. 2 Check the mode. VIDEO (movie) mode 3 Press the R (record) button to start recording. • Sound will be recorded with movie footage shot with [30 fps] or [60 fps] selected for [fps] in the VIDEO menu (P. 28). Be careful not to cover the microphone. • 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. • Chapter marking can be added by pressing OK during movie recording. Movies can have up to 200 chapters. 17 : 30 REC Recording time 4 Press the R button again to stop recording.
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11 EN • If the power switch is rotated to OFF while the current log is stored in the temporary buffer, a message will be displayed in the monitor. If 10 seconds pass or you press OK while the message is displayed, log recording will end and the log will be saved to the card. If you rotate the power switch to LOG or ON before the 10 seconds are up, log recording will continue and the log will not be saved to the card. Continue LOG Exit 10 • To disable log recording when the power switch is in the ON position, select [Off] for [LOG Setting] in the SETUP menu (P. 34). • Do not set the clock during log recording (P. 37). The log will not display correctly in OI.Track.
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12 EN Taking photographs 1 Rotate the power switch to ON. • While the power switch is in the ON position, the camera will log GPS and other sensor data, including position and altitude. Log recording continues during shooting, and the log is saved to the card when the power switch is rotated to OFF. 2 Press the MODE button to view the home display. • Use M or N to highlight items. VIDEO Home display 3 Highlight [z PHOTO] and press OK. PHOTO 4 Press the R (record) button to take photos. • If [On] is selected for [LOG Setting] in the SETUP menu (P. 34), photos will include tags giving the position, altitude, and other location data. 790
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13 EN • Distortion may appear in photos of moving objects. • Large movements or flicker from fluorescent lights or other sources may cause the picture to break up. • To disable log recording when the power switch is in the ON position, select [Off] for [LOG Setting] in the SETUP menu (P. 34). • Do not set the clock during log recording (P. 37). The log will not display correctly in OI.Track.
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14 EN Filming time-lapse movies The camera shoots photos at a pre-selected interval and joins them together in a movie. Sound is not recorded. 1 Rotate the power switch to ON. • While the power switch is in the ON position, the camera will log GPS and other sensor data, including position and altitude. Log recording continues during shooting, and the log is saved to the card when the power switch is rotated to OFF. 2 Press the MODE button to view the home display. • Use M or N to highlight items. VIDEO Home display 3 Highlight [L TIME LAPSE] and press OK. TIME LAPSE 4 Press the R (record) button to start recording. • Photos are taken one at a time at the interval selected using the [Interval] option (P. 33). 17 : 30 5 Press the R button again to stop recording. • The photos are joined together in a movie.
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15 EN • If the battery runs low during recording, shooting will end and the camera will begin to record the movie to the card. Use a fully-charged battery. A movie will be created from the photos shot before shooting was suspended. • Time-lapse movies can be up to 29 minutes long (or 4 GB in size). • To disable log recording when the power switch is in the ON position, select [Off] for [LOG Setting] in the SETUP menu (P. 34). • Do not set the clock during log recording (P. 37). The log will not display correctly in OI.Track.
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16 EN Viewing and deleting pictures Viewing movies 1 Rotate the power switch to ON. 2 Press the MODE button to view the home display. • Use M or N to highlight items. VIDEO Home display 3 Highlight [q PLAY] and press OK. • Pictures will be displayed in a thumbnail list. • Use M and N to highlight pictures. • Photos are indicated by a z icon. 102 - 3459 4 Highlight the desired movie and press OK to view it full frame. • Press M to return to thumbnail playback. 102 - 3459 5 Press OK again to begin playback. • Press OK to pause playback. To resume, press OK again. • Press the R (record) button to exit to the shooting display.
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17 EN During playback Pausing playback Press the OK button to pause playback. Fast forward Press N once for 2× speed, twice for 15× speed. Rewind Press M once for 2× speed, twice for 15× speed. Operations while playback is paused During pause Elapsed time/ Total shooting time 00 : 12 : 34 / 00 : 17 : 30 Cueing Use M to return to the previous chapter or N to skip to the next chapter. If there is no next chapter, the final frame will be displayed. Fast forward Press and hold N to fast forward. Rewind Press and hold M to rewind. Resuming playback Press the OK button to resume playback. 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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18 EN Viewing photographs 1 Rotate the power switch to ON. 2 Press the MODE button to view the home display. • Use M or N to highlight items. VIDEO Home display 3 Highlight [q PLAY] and press OK. • Pictures will be displayed in a thumbnail list. • Use M and N to highlight pictures. • Photos are indicated by a z icon. 102 - 3455 4 Highlight the desired photo and press OK to view it full frame. • Press M to return to thumbnail playback. • Press the R (record) button to exit to the shooting display. 102 - 3455
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19 EN Deleting pictures 1 In the thumbnail list, highlight the picture you want to delete and press the  button. • The playback menu will be displayed. 102 - 3459 • You can also press the  button to display the playback menu in full-frame playback. 102 - 3459 2 Use M or N to highlight [S Erase] and press OK. Erase :Back MENU :Select OK Exit Exit 3 Highlight [YES] and press OK. • To exit to the playback menu without deleting the picture, highlight [NO] and press OK. • All pictures can be erased at a time (P. 37). Erase :Back MENU Caution Erases Image No Yes
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20 EN Recording and using logs (LOG mode) While the power switch is in the LOG position, the camera will log GPS and other sensor data (P. 22). Logs can be downloaded for use with the OLYMPUS Image Track (OI.Track) smartphone app. Recording and saving logs Rotate the power switch to LOG. • Log recording will start. The indicator lamp lights green during recording. • To switch to the shooting display, rotate the power switch to ON. • Log recording does not function if no card inserted. • The camera automatically terminates log data acquisition and recording when the battery runs low. Rotate the power switch to OFF to save the log. • In LOG mode, the camera draws on the battery continuously to acquire location data. • An altitude (water depth) track can be viewed in the altitude (water depth) log display (P. 23). The camera can not display other track logs. • No additional log data can be recorded after temporary memory buffer used to store log data fills. If the buffer fills, rotate the power switch to OFF to save the log data to the card. Saving logs The current log is saved to the card when the power switch is rotated to OFF. • A message is displayed in the monitor when the power switch is rotated to or through the OFF position. If 10 seconds pass or you press OK while the message is displayed, log recording will end and the log will be saved to the card. If you rotate the power switch to LOG or ON before the 10 seconds are up, log recording will continue and the log will not be saved to the card. Continue LOG Exit 10 • [Busy…] is displayed in the monitor while the log is saved. Do not remove the card while this message is displayed. Removing the card before the operation is complete could result in loss of the log file or in damage to the camera or the card.
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21 EN • Each card can store up to 199 log files. An error message will be displayed when the log file count approaches this number (P. 52). Should this occur, insert another card or delete log files after copying them to a computer. • Log files are recorded to the “GPSLOG” and “SNSLOG” folders on the card (P. 58). Using buffered and saved logs To access logs stored in the camera’s temporary buffer or saved to the card, launch the OLYMPUS Image Track (OI.Track) smartphone app and connect to the smartphone using the camera wireless LAN function (P. 39). Things you can do with the specified app, OLYMPUS Image Track (OI.Track) • Viewing the current log and photos The current log and photos can be viewed on the smartphone. • Downloading the current log and photos The current log and photos can be copied to and browsed on the smartphone. • Viewing tracks Logs stored on the card can be copied to the smartphone and viewed as tracks. To view the logs on the card, select [Off] for [LOG Setting] and turn the camera off and then on again. • Linking photos to a log Photos taken while log recording was enabled can be linked to the log for viewing or file management. • OI.Track can be used to update GPS assist data (P. 43). For details, visit the address below: http://app.olympus-imaging.com/oitrack/
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22 EN Location data/headlamp Viewing location data The monitor shows location data, an artificial horizon, and altitude (depth). • The accuracy of the data displayed varies with weather conditions and the like. Use as a rough guide only. 1 Press INFO. • Location data will be displayed. • Location data will not be displayed during playback or if the camera has turned off automatically (P. 35). 2 Use N to cycle through the information displayed. • Press N to cycle through the location data, artificial horizon, altitude (depth), and “location data off” displays. Location data Altitude (depth) log Artificial horizon and altitude (depth) 12:34 -3 LOG 39°12’30” N W 145°67’89” N 0 180 330 1 5 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 270 90 2 4 0 6 0 2 1 0 30 S N W S E W E S W N E 240 255 W 285 300 270.0° 12:34 LOG 1023 1227 0 2000 m hPa -3 12:34 LOG 0 4500 3000 2000 Total Time 3670 Vertical Distance m Location data displays Location data 12:34 LOG 39°12’30” N W 145°67’89” N 0 180 330 1 5 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 270 90 2 4 0 6 0 2 1 0 30 S N W S E W E S W N E 240 255 W 285 300 270.0° -3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 No. Name 1 Time 2 Log recording in progress 3 Underwater indicator 4 Direction information 5 Temperature (water temperature) 6 GPS icon 7 Latitude 8 Longitude
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23 EN Artificial horizon and altitude (depth) 12:34 LOG 1023 1227 0 2000 m hPa -3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 No. Name 1 Time 2 Log recording in progress 3 Underwater indicator 4 Artificial horizon 5 Atmospheric pressure 6 Temperature (water temperature) 7 Altitude (depth) 8 Altitude (depth) log 12:34 LOG 0 4500 3000 2000 Total Time 3670 Vertical Distance m 1 2 3 4 5 No. Name 1 Log recording in progress 2 Underwater indicator 3 Length of log 4 Change in altitude (depth) 5 Altitude (depth) log Latitude and longitude • If the GPS icon blinks or is not displayed, the camera is unable to determine the current position. • The latitude and longitude shown when the GPS icon is not displayed are not those for the current position but those most recently measured in the last 120 minutes. • The latitude and longitude will not be displayed if they have not been updated for more than 120 minutes. GPS and other data displays These displays are not intended for applications that require a high degree of precision, and the accuracy of the data (latitude and longitude, heading, depth, temperature, and the like) they provide is not guaranteed. The accuracy of these displays may be also affected by factors not under the control of the manufacturer.
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24 EN The headlamp Press the Y (headlamp) button until the headlamp lights. The headlamp will light even if the power switch is in the OFF or LOG position. • The headlamp lights for about 60 seconds. • To turn the headlamp off, press and hold the Y (headlamp) button. • The headlamp will turn off automatically if: • you use the power switch, • the menus are displayed, • a USB or HDMI cable is connected or disconnected, or • the camera connects to a Wi-Fi network. Headlamp
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25 EN Camera menus Using the menus The VIDEO, PHOTO, TIME LAPSE, and PLAY menus Press the  button during shooting or playback to display the menu for the current mode. A VIDEO (movie) menu (P. 27) zPHOTO(photography)menu(P.30) Submenu 1 Submenu 1 Loop +/-*1 WB*1 Field of View*1 Resolution*1 fps IS G Chapter Exit Drive +/-*1 WB*1 Field of View*1 Resolution*1 Timer Exit L TIME LAPSE (time-lapse movie) menu (P. 32) q PLAY (playback) menu (P. 34) Submenu 1 Submenu 1 +/-*1 WB*1 Field of View*1 Resolution*1 Interval Exit Erase HDMI Control Exit *1 Can be set separately for each mode. SETUP menu Highlight [d SETUP] in the home display and press OK to display the SETUP menu. Home display SETUP d SETUP menu (P. 34) Submenu 1 Quick Capture LOG Setting Monitor Monitor Off Autopw Off Video Light Beep Manometer Wi-Fi Date Card Reset Exit
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26 EN Submenus • Submenus can be selected using M or N. Press OK to select the highlighted item and proceed to the second or third submenu as applicable. • Highlight an item in the second or third submenu and press OK to select the highlighted item and return to the main menu. • Press the  button to go back to the previous display. Loop :Back MENU :Select OK Exit Exit Max On Submenu 1 Loop :Back MENU :Select OK Max On Submenu 2 Submenu 3 • Pressing OK when options such as the [Erase] (P. 34) item in the PLAY menu or the [Card] > [All Erase] (P. 37) item in the SETUP menu are selected will display a confirmation dialog. Card :Back MENU :Set OK AllErase • To exit the menus and return to the shooting display, press the  button in the first submenu or highlight [Exit] and press OK.
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27 EN A VIDEO (Movie) Menu • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Repeatedly record fixed-length movies l [Loop] Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application Off ― Recording is not repeated after shooting ends. On Max/3min/ 5min/10min Recording ends after the selected time and the camera immediately begins recording a new movie. If [Max] is selected, each movie will be 29 minutes long or 4 GB in size. Adjusting overall brightness (exposure compensation) F [+/-] Submenu 2 Application –2.0 to +2.0 Set a larger negative (–) value to adjust darker, or a larger positive (+) value to adjust brighter. Adjusting colors according to lighting conditions w [WB] Submenu 2 Application Auto The camera automatically adjusts the white balance. [Z] (underwater auto) is selected automatically when the camera is under water. Z (Underwater auto) Suitable for underwater shooting. 5 (Sunny) Suitable for shooting outdoors under a clear sky. g (Cloudy) Suitable for shooting outdoors under a cloudy sky. Choosing a field of view F [Field of View] Submenu 2 Application (Wide) Choose this option in most situations. (Underwater wide) Use for underwater use. The field of view is optimized for the underwater lens protector. (Flipped wide-angle) The image is rotated 180°. Sound is also recorded with left and right reversed. (Underwater flipped wide-angle) • Be sure to use the underwater lens protector when using the camera under water (P. 60).
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28 EN 28 EN A VIDEO (Movie) Menu Choosing a size [Resolution] Submenu 2 Application 4K/FHD/HD/480 Choose the frame size. • Some computers may not be able to display movies shot at [4K]. • “Using the card” (P. 58) • “Maximum movie length/number of photographs” (P. 59) Choosing a frame rate [fps] Submenu 2 Application 240fps/120fps/60fps/30fps Choose the frame rate. Sound is not recorded with movies shot at [120 fps] or [240 fps]. Frame size and frame rate The frame rates available at different frame sizes (measured in pixels) are shown below. Frame size Frame rate (fps) 240fps 120fps 60fps 30fps 4K 3840×2160 ― ― ― R FHD 1920×1080 ― ― R R HD 1280×720 R R R R 480 854×480 R R R R
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29 EN 29 EN A VIDEO (Movie) Menu Reducing camera blur o [IS] Submenu 2 Application Off Disable image stabilization. On Enable image stabilization. The field of view is reduced. This option does not take effect when [120 fps] or [240 fps] is selected for [fps]. • Images may not be stabilized if camera shake is too severe. Using vibration to start new chapters [G Chapter] Submenu 2 Application OFF Automatic chapter marking disabled. High The camera will start a new chapter if the camera detects an acceleration over about 7.0 G during movie recording. Low The camera will start a new chapter if the camera detects an acceleration over about 4.0 G during movie recording.
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30 EN z PHOTO (Photography) Menu • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Switching between single-frame and continuous recording j [Drive] Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application Single ― The camera takes only one photo at a time. Continuous 0.5sec/ 1sec/2sec/ 5sec/10sec/ 30sec/60sec The camera takes photos at the selected interval. Depending on shooting conditions, the interval may be longer than the selected value. The camera turns off automatically after 20,000 shots. Continuous photography ([Continuous]) 1 Press the R (record) button. • The camera automatically takes photos at the selected interval. 2 Press the R button again to end shooting. Adjusting overall brightness (exposure compensation) F [+/-] Submenu 2 Application –2.0 to +2.0 Set a larger negative (–) value to adjust darker, or a larger positive (+) value to adjust brighter. Adjusting colors according to lighting conditions w [WB] Submenu 2 Application Auto The camera automatically adjusts the white balance. [Z] (underwater auto) is selected automatically when the camera is under water. Z (Underwater auto) Suitable for underwater shooting. 5 (Sunny) Suitable for shooting outdoors under a clear sky. g (Cloudy) Suitable for shooting outdoors under a cloudy sky.
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31 EN 31 EN z PHOTO (Photography) Menu Choosing a field of view F [Field of View] Submenu 2 Application (Wide) Choose this option in most situations. (Underwater wide) Use for underwater use. The field of view is optimized for the underwater lens protector. • Be sure to use the underwater lens protector when using the camera under water (P. 60). Choosing a size [Resolution] Submenu 2 Application 8.0MP/2.1MP/0.9MP/0.4MP Choose the image size. • “Maximum movie length/number of photographs” (P. 59) Image size The actual size in pixels for each image size option is shown below. 8.0MP 3840×2160 2.1MP 1920×1080 0.9MP 1280×720 0.4MP 854×480 Choosing the delay between your pressing the R (record) button and the start of shooting Y [Timer] Submenu 2 Application Off Self-timer off. 2sec The headlamp flashes for about 2 seconds before shooting starts. 12sec The headlamp lights for about 10 seconds and then flashes for about 2 seconds before shooting starts. • To stop the timer without taking a picture, press the  button.
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32 EN L TIME LAPSE (Time-Lapse Movie) Menu • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Adjusting overall brightness (exposure compensation) F [+/-] Submenu 2 Application –2.0 to +2.0 Set a larger negative (–) value to adjust darker, or a larger positive (+) value to adjust brighter. Adjusting colors according to lighting conditions w [WB] Submenu 2 Application Auto The camera automatically adjusts the white balance. [Z] (underwater auto) is selected automatically when the camera is under water. Z (Underwater auto) Suitable for underwater shooting. 5 (Sunny) Suitable for shooting outdoors under a clear sky. g (Cloudy) Suitable for shooting outdoors under a cloudy sky. Choosing a field of view F [Field of View] Submenu 2 Application (Wide) Choose this option in most situations. (Underwater wide) Use for underwater use. The field of view is optimized for the underwater lens protector. (Flipped wide-angle) The image is rotated 180°. Sound is also recorded with left and right reversed. (Underwater flipped wide-angle) • Be sure to use the underwater lens protector when using the camera under water (P. 60).
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33 EN 33 EN L TIME LAPSE (Time-Lapse Movie) Menu Choosing a size [Resolution] Submenu 2 Application 4K/FHD/HD/480 Choose the frame size. • Some computers may not be able to display movies shot at [4K]. • “Using the card” (P. 58) • “Maximum movie length/number of photographs” (P. 59) Frame size The actual size in pixels for each frame size option is shown below. 4K 3840×2160 FHD 1920×1080 HD 1280×720 480 854×480 Choosing an interval [Interval] Submenu 2 Application 0.5sec/1sec/2sec/5sec/ 10sec/30sec/60sec/ Choose the interval between shots. Depending on shooting conditions, the interval may be longer than the selected value.
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34 EN q PLAY (Playback) Menu • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Deleting pictures [Erase] • See “Deleting pictures” (P. 19). Using a TV remote [HDMI Control] • When connected to a TV that supports HDMI control, the camera can be operated using the TV remote control. Submenu 2 Application Off Operate with the camera. On Operate with the TV remote control. • “Using the TV remote control” (P. 45) d SETUP Menu • The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Beginning recording at startup [Quick Capture] Submenu 2 Application Off Movie recording does not start automatically when the camera is turned on. On Movie recording starts automatically when the camera is turned on. • This option takes effect only when VIDEO (movie) is selected for shooting mode. Recording location, altitude, and other data to a temporary memory buffer [LOG Setting] Submenu 2 Application Off Log recording and location data embedding disabled. On Location data, altitude, and other data are recorded to a temporary memory buffer and embedded in new photographs. • “Using GPS function” (P. 42).
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35 EN 35 EN d SETUP Menu Adjusting the brightness of the monitor [Monitor] Submenu 2 Application Bright The display in the monitor is brighter than normal. Normal Normal brightness. Choosing how long the monitor remains on [Monitor Off] Submenu 2 Application Hold The monitor does not turn off automatically. 1sec/5sec/10sec Select the delay between the start of shooting and the monitor turning off automatically. Choosing how long the camera remains on [Autopw Off] Submenu 2 Application Hold The camera does not turn off automatically. 1min/5min/10min If no operations are performed, the camera will turn off automatically after the selected time unless movie recording, continuous shooting, time-lapse movie recording, or charging is in progress or the camera is connected via a USB or to a smartphone. To turn the camera back on, rotate the power switch to OFF and then back to ON. This option does take effect when the power switch is in the LOG position. If the power switch is in the ON position and [LOG Setting] is [On], the camera will continue to acquire and log its position to the temporary buffer after it has turned off. Auto illumination for movies [Video Light] Submenu 2 Application Off The headlamp does not light automatically. On When movie recording starts, the headlamp will automatically turn on at a level suited to movie recording, and remain on until shooting ends. Pressing and holding the INFO button during recording will cause the brightness of the lamp to change for 60 seconds.
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36 EN 36 EN d SETUP Menu Adjusting beep volume [Beep] Submenu 2 Application Off/70%/100% Adjust volume. Configuring the pressure sensor [Manometer] • Configure the altitude (depth) display (P. 23). To adjust the altitude/water depth display 1 Use M or N to display the altitude (depth) for the current location and press OK to select. • The depth display can only be configured under water. Manometer :Back MENU :Set OK ft 15000 ft 2 Use M or N to highlight [m] or [ft] and press OK to select. Manometer :Back MENU :Set OK ft 15000 ft 3 Press R (record) to return to the shooting display. Setting Wi-Fi [Wi-Fi] Submenu 2 Application Wi-Fi Start/ Stop Initiate or terminate a Wi-Fi connection to a smartphone. g “Connecting the camera to a smartphone” (P. 38) Password Regenerate a password. g “Changing password” (P. 41)
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37 EN 37 EN d SETUP Menu Setting the clock [Date] 1 Use M or N to choose the year ([Y]) and press OK to select. 2 Using M or N and pressing OK as described in Step 1, set the month ([M]), day ([D]), and hours and minutes ([Time]). 3 Use M or N to select a time zone and press OK. • The camera clock is automatically synchronized whenever location data are acquired via GPS (P. 42). Erasing data [Card] • Before formatting, check that no important data is left in the card. • Cards must be formatted with this camera before first use or after being used with other cameras or computers. Submenu 2 Application All Erase Delete all image data from the card. Log data are not deleted. Format Format the card. Resetting camera settings [Reset] • Reset all settings except the date and time to default values. Image and log data are not deleted. Submenu 2 Application Cancel Do not reset camera settings. Reset Reset camera settings to default values.
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38 EN Connecting the camera to a smartphone By connecting to a smartphone through this camera’s wireless LAN function and using the specified app (OI.Track, OI.Share), you can enjoy even more features during and after shooting. Things you can do with the specified app, OLYMPUS Image Share (OI.Share) • Camera image transfer to a smartphone You can load images in the camera to a smartphone. • Remote shooting from a smartphone You can remotely operate the camera and shoot using a smartphone. • Beautiful image processing You can apply art filters and add stamps on images loaded to a smartphone. • Addition of GPS tags to camera images You can add GPS tags to images simply by transferring the GPS log saved on the smartphone to the camera. For details, visit the address below: http://app.olympus-imaging.com/oishare/ • Before using the wireless LAN function, read “Using the wireless LAN function” (P. 68). • If using the wireless LAN function in a country outside the region where the camera was purchased, there is a risk that the camera will not conform to the wireless communication regulations of that country. Olympus will not be held responsible for any failure to meet such regulations. • As with any wireless communication, there is always a risk of interception by a third party. • The wireless LAN function on the camera cannot be used to connect to a home or public access point. • Keep the antenna (P. 3) away from metal objects whenever possible. • During wireless LAN connection, the battery will run down faster. If the battery is running low, the connection may be lost during a transfer. • Connection may be difficult or slow in proximity to devices that generate magnetic fields, static electricity or radio waves, such as near microwaves, cordless telephone.
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39 EN Connecting to a smartphone 1 Start the OI.Share App installed on your smartphone. • You can also connect to smartphones using OI.Track. 2 Highlight [Wi-Fi] (P. 36) in the SETUP menu and press OK. 3 Highlight [Start] and press OK. • You can also initiate the connection by pressing and holding M. 4 The QR code displayed in the camera monitor can be read using the app launched on the smartphone. • A connection is established automatically and the camera indicator lamp lights blue. WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW :Wi-Fi Off MENU :SSID Failure of reading QR code Enter the SSID and password in the smartphone Wi-Fi settings app before connecting (the SSID and password can be viewed by pressing N in the QR code display). See the documentation provided with your smartphone for information on Wi-Fi settings. WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW WWWWWWWWWWWWW SSID: :Wi-Fi Off MENU :QR X-XX-XXXXXXXXX Password: 00000000 Password SSID • To end the connection, press the  button of the camera. Error message during Wi-Fi connection Connect the camera to the smartphone again. 1 Turn off the Wi-Fi function of your smartphone. 2 Turn on the Wi-Fi function again. Select the SSID for TG-TRACKER before another connection is made.
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40 EN Transferring images to a smartphone You can select images in the camera and load them to a smartphone. 1 Connect the camera to a smartphone. (P. 39) 2 Tap the Image Transfer button in OI.Share. • The images in the camera are displayed in a list. • When an error message is displayed: g “Error message during Wi-Fi connection” (P. 39) 3 Select the pictures you want to transfer and tap the Save button. • When saving is completed, you can turn off the camera from the smartphone. Shooting remotely with a smartphone You can shoot remotely by operating the camera with a smartphone. 1 Connect the camera to a smartphone. (P. 39) 2 Tap the Remote button in OI.Share. • When an error message is displayed: g “Error message during Wi-Fi connection” (P. 39) 3 Tap the shutter button to shoot. • Photos and movies are saved to the card in the camera. • Available shooting options are partially limited. • In continuous shooting mode, photographs (P. 30) will be taken while the shutter button is pressed in OI.Share.
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41 EN Adding position information to images You can add GPS tags to images that were taken while the GPS log was saving by transferring the GPS log saved on the smartphone to the camera. 1 Before beginning to shoot, launch OI.Share and turn on the switch on the Add Location button to begin saving the GPS log. • Before beginning to save the GPS log, the camera must be connected to OI.Share once to synchronize the time. • You can use the phone or other apps while the GPS log is saving. Do not terminate OI.Share. 2 When shooting is complete, turn off the switch on the Add Location button. Saving the GPS log is complete. 3 Connect the camera to a smartphone. (P. 39) 4 Transfer the saved GPS log to the camera using OI.Share. • GPS tags are added to the images in the card based on the transferred GPS log. • When an error message is displayed: g “Error message during Wi-Fi connection” (P. 39) • Addition of location information can only be used with smartphones that have a GPS function. • Position information cannot be added to movies. Changing password Choose a new password for smartphone connections. 1 Highlight [Wi-Fi] (P. 36) in the SETUP menu and press OK. 2 Highlight [Password] and press OK. 3 Press the N button. • A new password will be generated automatically.
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42 EN Using GPS function Whether being used to take photographs or not, the camera can acquire and log GPS and other sensor data, including position and altitude. These data can also be embedded in photographs. Logs can be downloaded for use with the OLYMPUS Image Track (OI.Track) smartphone app. • The camera is not equipped for GPS navigation. • Be sure to use the latest version of the app. For details, visit the address below: http://app.olympus-imaging.com/oitrack/ Before you begin • Before using the GPS function, read “GPS function, electronic compass” (P. 68). • In certain countries and regions it may be illegal to acquire position information without prior application to the government. Because of this, in certain sales regions, the camera may be set up not to display position information. When taking the camera abroad, be aware that some regions or countries may have laws regulating the use of this function. Be sure to abide by all local laws. • Onboard airplanes and in other locations where the use of GPS devices is prohibited, be sure to select [Off] for [LOG Setting] or rotate the power switch to OFF. g [LOG Setting] (P. 34) • This camera also supports Quasi-Zenith Satellites System and GLONASS.
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43 EN Before using GPS function (A-GPS data) Depending on the status of the camera and communication, it may take time to acquire the position information. When the A-GPS is used, the position determination time can be shortened from a few seconds to a few tens of seconds. The A-GPS data can be updated using the smartphone app “OLYMPUS Image Track” (OI.Track) or the PC software “OLYMPUS A-GPS Utility”. • Make sure that the camera date is set correctly. • A-GPS data must be updated every 2 weeks. The position information may have changed when time has elapsed after updating the data. Use as new A-GPS data as possible. • The provision of A-GPS data may be terminated without prior notice. Updating the A-GPS data using a smartphone Before update, install the smartphone app “OLYMPUS Image Track” (OI. Track) on your smartphone. Refer to the URL below for details on how to update the A-GPS data. http://app.olympus-imaging.com/oitrack/ Connect the camera and the smartphone, following the procedure described in “Connecting to a smartphone” (P. 39). Updating the A-GPS data using a PC Download the OLYMPUS A-GPS Utility software from the URL below, and install it on your PC. http://sdl.olympus-imaging.com/agps/ Refer to “OLYMPUS A-GPS Utility Instruction Manual” on the website with above URL for details on how to update the data. Error message during Wi-Fi connection Connect the camera to the smartphone again. g P. 39 Using GPS Rotate the power switch to LOG and use the camera to record location data to a temporary buffer (P. 20) or select [On] for [LOG Setting] in the SETUP menu to record location data to a temporary buffer during shooting (P. 34). • Do not cover the GPS antenna with your hands or metal objects. • If you are using the GPS function for the first time and the A-GPS has not been updated, or if the function has not been used for a long time, it may take a few minutes for the position measurement to end. • When [LOG Setting] is set to [On], the battery will run down faster.
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44 EN Connecting the camera to another device Viewing camera images on TV Use the HDMI cable (sold separately) to playback recorded images on your TV. Connect the camera to a high-definition TV to view pictures at high resolution. HDMI cable (Connect to the HDMI connector on the TV.) HDMI Micro connector (type D) 1 Use the cable to connect the camera to the TV. 2 Rotate the power switch to ON. 3 Choose the TV input channel. • The camera monitor turns off when the cable is connected. • For details on changing the input source of the TV, refer to the TV’s instruction manual. • Depending on the TV’s settings, the displayed images and information may become cropped.
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45 EN Using the TV remote control When connected to a TV that supports HDMI control, the camera can be operated using the TV remote control. HDMI control must be enabled in the camera menus before the camera is connected. 1 Select [HDMI Control] (P. 34) in the PLAY menu. 2 Highlight [On] and press OK. 3 Use the cable to connect the camera to the TV. 4 Choose the TV input channel. 5 Operate the camera by using the TV remote control. • You can operate the camera by following the operation guide displayed on the TV. • Some televisions may not support all features. • You cannot shoot pictures or movies when the HDMI cable is connected. • Do not connect the camera to other HDMI output devices. Doing so may damage the camera. • HDMI output is not performed while connected via USB to a computer.
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46 EN Connecting the camera to a computer Connecting the camera USB port Micro-USB connector USB cable • If nothing is displayed on the camera screen even after connecting the camera to the computer, the battery may be exhausted. Use a full-charged battery. • If no connection is established, disconnect and reconnect the cable. • The battery can be charged while the camera is connected to the computer via USB. The charging time varies depending on the performance of the computer. (There may be cases in which it takes approx. 10 hours.)
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47 EN Copying pictures to a computer Your camera supports the USB Mass Storage Class. You can transfer images to a computer by connecting the camera to the computer with the provided USB cable. The following operating systems are compatible with the USB connection: Windows Windows Vista SP2 / Windows 7 SP1 / Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 / Windows 10 Macintosh Mac OS X v10.5-v10.10 1 Turn the camera off and connect it to the computer. • The location of the USB port varies with the computer. For details, refer to your computer’s manual. 2 Rotate the power switch to ON. 3 The computer recognizes the camera as a new device. • Data transfer is not guaranteed in the following environments, even if your computer is equipped with a USB port. Computers with a USB port added by means of an extension card, etc. Computers without a factory-installed OS and home-built computers • Camera controls can not be used while the camera is connected to a computer. • If the computer does not detect the camera, repeat the above from Step 1.
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48 EN Installing Software Use OLYMPUS Viewer 3 to copy pictures from the camera to the computer, where they can be browsed, edited, and organized. Windows 1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. • An Autorun dialog will be displayed. Click “OLYMPUS Setup” to display the “Setup” dialog. • If the “Setup” dialog is not displayed, open the CD-ROM (OLYMPUS Setup) in Windows Explorer and 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. 3 Register your Olympus product. • Click the “Registration” button and follow the on-screen instructions. 4 Install OLYMPUS Viewer 3. • Check the system requirements before beginning installation. • Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 3” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. Operating System Windows Vista SP2/Windows 7 SP1/Windows 8/ Windows 8.1/Windows 10 Processor Core 2 Duo 2.13 GHz or better RAM 2 GB or more Free Hard Drive Space 3 GB or more Monitor Settings 1024 × 768 pixels or more Minimum 65,536 colors (16,770,000 colors recommended) • See online help for information on using the software. • The table above gives the minimum system requirements. Higher specifications may be required at some settings. See the software “Readme” file for more information.
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49 EN Macintosh 1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. • The disk contents should automatically be displayed in the Finder. If they are not, double-click the CD icon on the desktop. • Double-click the “Setup” icon to display the “Setup” dialog. 2 Install OLYMPUS Viewer 3. • Check the system requirements before beginning installation. • Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 3” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. Operating System Mac OS X v10.8–v10.11 Processor Core 2 Duo 2 GHz or better RAM 2 GB or more Free Hard Drive Space 3 GB or more Monitor Settings 1024 × 768 pixels or more Minimum 32,000 colors (16,770,000 colors recommended) • Other languages can be selected from the language combo box. For information on using the software, see online help. • The table above gives the minimum system requirements. Higher specifications may be required at some settings. See the software “Readme” file for more information.
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50 EN Usage Tips If the camera does not work as intended, or if an error message is displayed on the screen, and you are unsure of what to do, refer to the information below to fix the problem(s). Troubleshooting  Battery The camera does not work even when batteries are installed. • Insert recharged batteries in the correct direction. g “Inserting and removing the battery and card” (P. 4) • Battery performance may have been reduced temporarily due to low temperature. Take the batteries out of the camera, and warm them by putting them in your pocket for a while. Card An error message is displayed. • g “Error message” (P. 52) The record button Pictures cannot be taken. • Turn the camera on. If an option other then [Hold] is selected for [Autopw Off] in the SETUP menu, the camera will turn off automatically if no operations are performed for the selected period unless movie recording, continuous shooting, time-lapse movie recording, or charging is in progress or the camera is connected via a USB or to a smartphone. Rotate the power switch to OFF and then back to ON to turn the camera on again. • Select shooting mode. • With prolonged camera use, the internal temperature may increase, resulting in automatic shutdown. If this occurs, wait until the camera has sufficiently cooled. The camera’s external temperature may also increase during use, however this is normal and does not indicate malfunction. Monitor Difficult to see. • Condensation may have occurred. Turn off the power, and wait for the camera body to become acclimated to the surrounding temperature and dry out before taking pictures.

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