Olympus X-750 manual

User manual for the Olympus X-750 in English. This PDF manual has 80 pages.

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DIGITAL CAMERA Advanced Manual Getting to know your camera better Quick Start Guide Get started using your camera right away. Button operations Menu operations Printing pictures Using OLYMPUS Master ( Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference. ( We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs. ( In the interest of continually improving products, Olympus reserves the right to update or modify information contained in this manual. ( The screen and camera illustrations shown in this manual were produced during the development stages and may differ from the actual product. Miscellaneous FE-190/X-750
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2 EN About this manual Step-by-step instructions are provided on how to set up the camera and use the basic operations for taking and playing back still pictures. The various camera buttons and menus are described according to their functions. Find the information you need by searching for a term, operation or specific topic. Gather these items (box contents)... 3 Set the date and time....................... 6 Prepare the battery.......................... 4 Take a picture.................................. 8 Charge the battery........................... 4 Review your pictures ....................... 9 Turn the camera on ......................... 5 Button operations........................... 14 Getting to know your camera better ......................50 Menu operations............................ 19 Printing pictures............................. 30 Miscellaneous................................ 60 Using OLYMPUS Master............... 38 To understand the basic operations of this camera Ö Quick Start Guide Recommended for: • People using the OLYMPUS digital camera for the first time • People who do not have much experience using a digital camera To quickly find the information you need Recommended for: • People with experience using a digital camera
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Quick Start Guide EN 3 Gather these items (box contents) Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose. Digital Camera Strap Lithium Ion Battery (LI-42B) Battery Charger (LI-40C) USB Cable AV Cable OLYMPUS Master CD-ROM Items not shown: Advanced Manual (this manual), Basic Manual, warranty card. Contents may vary depending on purchase location. Attach the strap Quick Start Guide
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Quick Start Guide 4 EN Prepare the battery a. Charge the battery. Battery comes partially charged. b. Insert the battery in the camera. For details on inserting an optional xD-Picture Card (hereinafter called the card), please refer to “Inserting and removing the card” (P. 63). 1 Red light on: Charging Light off: Charging complete (Charging time: Approx. 300 minutes) AC Wall Outlet Power Cable Battery Charger Lithium Ion Battery 3 W 2 Charging Indicator Battery lock knob To remove the battery, press the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow. 3 1 2 4 5 Insert the battery in the direction indicated by the mark.
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Quick Start Guide EN 5 Turn the camera on This explains how to turn on the camera in shooting mode. a. Set the mode dial to h. Still picture shooting modes b. Press the o button. To turn off the camera, press the o button once again. h For normal shooting. h This function reduces the blur incurred by a moving subject or camera movement when taking pictures. B Suitable for taking pictures of people. E Suitable for taking pictures of a landscape. M Suitable for taking pictures of people at night. f Select from 10 scene modes according to the shooting conditions. R Use the shooting guide displayed on the screen to shoot pictures according to the situation. When shooting movies When shooting still pictures o button MENU TIME TIME D M Y ---- ----.--.-- --:-- .--.-- --:-- CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D This screen is displayed if the date and time are not set.
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Quick Start Guide 6 EN Set the date and time a. Press the O< and NY buttons to select [Y]. • The first two digits of the year are fixed. b. Press the Y# button. c. Press the O< and NY buttons to select [M]. About the date and time setting screen MENU TIME TIME D M Y ---- ----.--.-- --:-- .--.-- --:-- CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D Y-M-D Cancels the setting Hour Date formats (Y-M-D, M-D-Y, D-M-Y) Minute O< button NY button MENU 2006 2006.--.-- --:-- .--.-- --:-- TIME TIME D M Y CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D Y# button MENU 2006 2006.10 10.-- --:-- .-- --:-- TIME TIME D M Y CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D
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EN 7 Set the date and time Quick Start Guide d. Press the Y# button. e. Press the O< and NY buttons to select [D]. f. Press the Y# button. g. Press the O< and NY buttons to select the hours and minutes. h. Press the Y# button. i. Press the O< and NY buttons to select [Y/M/D]. j. After all settings have been set, press Q. • The time is displayed in the 24-hour format. • For a more accurate setting, press Q when the time signal hits 00 seconds. MENU 2006 2006.10 10.07 07 --:-- --:-- TIME TIME D M Y CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D MENU OK 2006 2006.10 10.07 07 12 12:30 30 TIME TIME D M Y CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D SET MENU OK 2006 2006.10 10.07 07 12 12:30 30 SET TIME TIME D M Y Y / M / Y / M / D CANCEL Q button [IN IN] 4 4 [ ] HQ HQ 2816 2816×2112 2112
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Quick Start Guide 8 EN Take a picture a. Hold the camera. c. Shoot. Horizontal grip Vertical grip b. Focus. Shutter Button (Press Halfway) HQ HQ 2816 2816×2112 2112 [IN IN] 4 4 [ ] The green lamp indicates the focus and exposure are locked. Place this mark over your subject. The number of pictures that can be taken is displayed. (Press Completely) Shutter Button The card access lamp blinks.
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Quick Start Guide EN 9 Review your pictures a. Press the q button. a. Press the X& and Y# buttons to display the picture you want to erase. b. Press the S button. c. Press the O< button, select [YES], and press Q. 12:30 12:30 '06.10.07 '06.10.07 100-0004 100-0004 4 HQ HQ [IN IN] 2816 2816×2112 2112 0.0 0.0 Arrow pad Displays the next image Displays the previous image q button Erase pictures S button OK MENU [IN] YES NO [IN] SET BACK ERASE O< button Q button OK MENU YES NO [IN] SET BACK ERASE
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10 EN Contents o button ....................................Turning the camera on and off 14 Shutter button .............................................Shooting pictures/movies 14 K button (Shooting)..................................Selecting shooting mode/ Turning the camera on 15 q button (Playback)................................. Selecting playback mode/ Turning the camera on 15 Mode dial .................................................. Switching shooting modes 15 h...........................Shooting pictures with automatic settings 15 h.................Shooting pictures using digital image stabilization 15 B E M ................ Shooting pictures according to the situation 15 f ..............................Shooting pictures by selecting a scene mode according to the situation 15 n.................................................................... Recording movies 16 R ................................. Follow the shooting guide for setting 16 Arrow pad (ONXY)......................................................................... 16 Q button............................................................................................. 16 O< button............................................................... Printing pictures 16 X& button ............................. Shooting pictures close to the subject 17 NY button........................................................... Self-timer shooting 17 Y# button...................................................................Flash shooting 17 m button................................................ Displaying the top menu 17 S button ................................................................... Erasing pictures 17 Zoom button....................Zooming while shooting/Close-up playback 18 About the menus ....................................................................................... 19 Operation guide ......................................................................................... 19 Using the menus........................................................................................ 20 Shooting mode menu K .......................................................................... 21 IMAGE QUALITY.................................... Changing the image quality 21 PANORAMA .........................................Creating a panoramic picture 22 RESET.......Changing the shooting functions back to default settings 22 EXPOSURE COMP. .............................. Changing picture brightness 23 SILENT MODE .........................................Muting operational sounds 23 Button operations ...................................................14 Test out the functions of the camera buttons by following the illustrations and actually trying them out on the camera. Menu operations......................................................19 Learn everything about the menus, from basic operations to the functions of each menu and their various settings.
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EN 11 Playback mode menu q .......................................................................... 23 SLIDESHOW ..............................Playing back pictures automatically 23 MOVIE PLAY ..................................................... Playing back movies 24 RESIZE.................................................Changing the size of pictures 25 ROTATE ..................................................................Rotating pictures 25 PROTECT............................................................. Protecting pictures 25 ERASE........................ Erasing selected pictures/Erasing all pictures 25 SEL. IMAGE......................Erasing by selecting the single-frame 26 ALL ERASE.........Erasing all the pictures in the internal memory or the card 26 PRINT ORDER ............................. Making print reservations (DPOF) 26 SETUP menus........................................................................................... 26 MEMORY FORMAT (FORMAT) ..............Formatting the internal memory or card 27 BACKUP .....Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card 27 W.............................................. Selecting a display language 27 PIXEL MAPPING ......... Adjusting the image processing function 27 K/q.............Turning on the camera with the K or q button 27 s ............................................Adjusting the monitor brightness 27 BEEP............................Adjusting the volume of operation sound when the buttons are pressed 27 8 ..................... Adjusting the volume of camera warning sound 28 SHUTTER SOUND ....Adjusting the volume of the shutter button 28 VOLUME................Adjusting the volume during movie playback 28 R .................................. Recording movies with or without sound 28 X .......................................................Setting the date and time 28 VIDEO OUT ................................. Playing back pictures on a TV 29 Direct printing (PictBridge)......................................................................... 30 Using the direct printing function......................................................... 30 EASY PRINT....................................................................................... 30 Other print modes and print settings (CUSTOM PRINT).................... 32 Print settings (DPOF)................................................................................. 35 How to make print reservations .......................................................... 35 Single-frame reservation..................................................................... 36 All-frame reservation........................................................................... 37 Resetting print reservation data.......................................................... 37 Printing pictures......................................................30 Learn how to print pictures you have taken.
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12 EN Flow........................................................................................................... 38 Using OLYMPUS Master........................................................................... 38 What is OLYMPUS Master? ............................................................... 38 Install the OLYMPUS Master software ............................................... 39 Connecting the camera to a computer ...................................................... 42 Start up the OLYMPUS Master software................................................... 43 Displaying camera images on a computer ................................................ 44 Downloading and saving images........................................................ 44 Viewing still pictures and movies............................................................... 46 Printing pictures......................................................................................... 47 To download and save images to a computer without using OLYMPUS Master................................................................................. 48 To increase the number of languages ....................................................... 48 Shooting tips and information .................................................................... 50 Tips before you start taking pictures................................................... 50 The camera does not turn on even when a battery is loaded ...... 50 No picture is taken when the shutter button is pressed ............... 50 The date and time have not been set .......................................... 51 Shooting tips....................................................................................... 51 Focusing on the subject............................................................... 51 Subjects that are difficult to focus on ........................................... 51 Taking pictures without blurring ................................................... 52 Taking pictures without the flash.................................................. 52 The picture is too grainy............................................................... 52 Taking pictures of a white beach or snow scene ......................... 52 Taking pictures of a subject against backlight ............................. 52 Additional shooting tips and information............................................. 53 Increasing the number of pictures that can be taken ................... 53 Using a new card ......................................................................... 53 Lamp indicators............................................................................ 54 Extending the useful life of the battery......................................... 54 Functions that cannot be selected from menus ........................... 54 Selecting the optimal image quality ............................................. 55 To return the settings of functions to default settings .................. 55 Using OLYMPUS Master.........................................38 Learn how to transfer pictures to a computer and save them. Getting to know your camera better......................50 Find out more about your camera and learn what to do when you have a question regarding operations.
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EN 13 Playback tips....................................................................................... 55 Playing back pictures in the internal memory............................... 55 Quickly displaying a desired picture............................................. 55 Viewing pictures on a computer.......................................................... 55 Viewing the entire picture on a computer screen......................... 55 When you get an error message on the camera... .................................... 56 Functions available in shooting modes and scenes .................................. 58 Glossary of terms....................................................................................... 59 Camera care.............................................................................................. 60 Battery and charger ................................................................................... 61 Useful use of the accessories.................................................................... 62 The card.............................................................................................. 62 Safety Precautions..................................................................................... 65 General Precautions ........................................................................... 65 Handling the Camera.......................................................................... 66 Battery Handling Precautions ............................................................. 67 Caution for Usage Environment.......................................................... 68 Battery Handling Precautions ............................................................. 68 LCD Monitor........................................................................................ 69 Legal and Other Notices ..................................................................... 69 Disclaimer of Warranty........................................................................ 69 Warning............................................................................................... 69 Copyright Notice ................................................................................. 69 FCC Notice ......................................................................................... 70 For customers in North and South America........................................ 70 For customers in Europe..................................................................... 71 SPECIFICATIONS..................................................................................... 73 Names of Parts.......................................................................................... 75 Camera ............................................................................................... 75 Monitor Symbols & Icons .................................................................... 76 Index............................................................................................................ 78 Miscellaneous..........................................................60 Read about convenient functions and safety precautions on how to use your camera more effectively.
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Button operations 14 EN Button operations Shooting still pictures Set the mode dial to a setting other than n, and lightly press the shutter button (halfway). The green lamp lights when the focus and exposure are locked (focus lock). Now press the shutter button all the way (completely) to shoot a picture. Locking the focus and then composing the shot (focus lock) Compose your picture with the focus locked, and then completely press the shutter button to shoot a picture. •When the green lamp blinks, the focus is not adjusted properly. Try locking the focus again. Recording movies Set the mode dial to n, and lightly press the shutter button to lock the focus, and then press the shutter button completely to start recording. Press the shutter button again to stop recording. o button Turning the camera on and off Power on: Camera turns on in shooting mode. • Monitor turns on • Lens extends Shutter button Shooting pictures/movies [IN IN] 4 4 [ ] HQ HQ 2816 2816×2112 2112 3 Shooting mode 1 2 4 b c 5 8 9 0 a 6 7 Self-timer Flash mode Macro mode d 1 2 HQ HQ 2816 2816×2112 2112 [IN IN] 4 4 [ ] Green lamp
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Button operations EN 15 Shooting mode is selected. When K is pressed with the camera off, the camera turns on in shooting mode. g “K/q Turning on the camera with the K or q button” (P. 27) The last picture taken is displayed. • Press the arrow pad to view other pictures. • Use the zoom button to switch between close-up playback and index display. When q is pressed with the camera off, the camera turns on in playback mode. g “K/q Turning on the camera with the K or q button” (P. 27) g Movie playback “MOVIE PLAY Playing back movies” (P. 24) Set the mode dial to the desired shooting mode. The camera determines the optimum settings for shooting pictures. This function reduces the blur incurred by a moving subject or camera movement when taking pictures. Use PORTRAIT, LANDSCAPE and NIGHT+PORTRAIT to shoot pictures with the optimal settings. Select from 10 scene modes according to the shooting conditions. Press Q for setting. • The scene selection screen displays sample images and the shooting mode to best suit the situation. • To switch to a different scene mode after a scene mode has been selected, set the mode dial to a different setting and then set it back to f. The scene selection screen is displayed. • By switching to the other scene, most settings will be changed to the default settings of each scene. K button (Shooting) Selecting shooting mode/Turning the camera on q button (Playback) Selecting playback mode/Turning the camera on Mode dial Switching shooting modes h Shooting pictures with automatic settings h Shooting pictures using digital image stabilization B E M Shooting pictures according to the situation f Shooting pictures by selecting a scene mode according to the situation j SPORT /N INDOOR /W CANDLE /R SELF PORTRAIT /S SUNSET /X FIREWORKS /P BEHIND GLASS /V CUISINE /d DOCUMENTS /i AUCTION 3 4 5 OK MENU 1 SPORT SET BACK Press Q to decide the scene.
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Button operations 16 EN Audio is recorded with the movie. • During audio recording, only the digital zoom can be used. To record the movie with the optical zoom, set [R] to [OFF]. g “R Recording movies with or without sound” (P. 28) Follow the shooting guide displayed on the screen to set the target items. • Press m to display the shooting guide again. • To change the setting without using the shooting guide, set the shooting mode to another one. • The content set using the shooting guide will change to the default setting by pressing m or changing the mode using the mode dial. Use the arrow pad to select scenes, playback picture, and the items on the menus. This button is used to confirm your selection. Display a picture to print out in playback mode, connect the camera to the printer, and then press O< to print the picture. g “EASY PRINT” (P. 30) n Recording movies R Follow the shooting guide for setting Arrow pad (ONXY) Q button O< button Printing pictures A 00:36 00:36 00:36 This lights red during movie recording. The remaining recording time is displayed. When the remaining recording time reaches 0, recording stops. OK 4 Blurring background. 5 Shooting into backlight. Brightening subject. Adjusting area in focus. Shooting subject in motion. 3 2 1 S H O O T I N G G U I D E 1 / 3 SET 6 7 8
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Button operations EN 17 Press X& in shooting mode to select the macro mode. Press Q for setting. Press NY in shooting mode to select on or off for the self-timer. Press Q for setting. • The self-timer lamp lights for approximately 10 seconds, blinks for approximately 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. • To cancel the self-timer, press NY. • Self-timer shooting is automatically canceled after one shot. Press Y# in shooting mode to select the flash mode. Press Q for setting. Displays the top menu. In playback mode, select the picture you want to erase, and press S. • Once erased, pictures cannot be restored. Check each picture before erasing to avoid accidentally erasing pictures you want to keep. g “PROTECT Protecting pictures” (P. 25) X& button Shooting pictures close to the subject OFF MACRO OFF Cancels macro mode. & MACRO ON This mode lets you shoot from as close as 10 cm/ 3.9 in. (when the zoom is set for the zoom-out angle) and as close as 60 cm/23.6 in. (when the zoom is set for the zoom-in angle) to your subject. % SUPER MACRO This mode lets you shoot from as close as 5 cm/2.0 in. to your subject. The zoom position is fixed automatically and cannot be changed. NY button Self-timer shooting OFF SELFTIMER OFF Cancel the self-timer. Y SELFTIMER ON After the setting, press the shutter button completely. Y# button Flash shooting AUTO FLASH AUTO The flash fires automatically in low light or backlight conditions. ! REDEYE This emits pre-flashes for red-eye reduction. # FILL IN The flash fires regardless of the available light. $ FLASH OFF The flash does not fire even in low light conditions. m button Displaying the top menu S button Erasing pictures 9 0 a b c
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Button operations 18 EN Shooting mode: Zooming in on your subject Optical zoom: 3× Digital zoom: 4× (optical zoom × digital zoom: Max. 12×) Playback mode: Switching the picture display Zoom button Zooming while shooting/Close-up playback d [IN IN] 4 4 [ ] HQ HQ 2816 2816×2112 2112 HQ HQ 2816 2816×2112 2112 [IN IN] 4 4 [ ] Zoom out: Press W on the zoom button. Zoom in: Press T on the zoom button. Zoom bar The white area is the optical zoom area. The red area is the digital zoom area. When the slider enters the red area, the digital zoom activates and the image is further enlarged. 1 2 4 3 [IN IN] 2816 2816×2112 2112 0.0 0.0 12:30 12:30 '06.10.07 '06.10.07 100-0004 100-0004 4 HQ HQ [IN IN] 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 [IN IN] [IN IN] Close-up playback • Press and hold T to incrementally enlarge the picture up to 10 times the original size. Press W to reduce the size. • Press the arrow pad during close-up playback to scroll the picture in the indicated direction. • When returning to the single- frame playback, press Q. Index display • Use the arrow pad to select a picture for playback, and press Q to play back the single-frame of the picture selected. Single-frame playback • Use the arrow pad to browse pictures. W T W W T W T W T T
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Menu operations EN 19 Menu operations Press m to display the top menu on the monitor. • The contents displayed on the top menu differ according to the mode. • When [SETUP] is selected, the screen for selecting the menu item is displayed. • When the mode dial is set at R and the settings are made by following the shooting guide, press m to display the shooting guide screen. During menu operations, the buttons and their respective functions are displayed at the bottom of the screen. Follow these guides to navigate the menus. About the menus Operation guide m button Q Arrow pad (ONXY) K button (Shooting mode) q button (Playback mode) OK MENU RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE SET EXIT SETUP RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE EXPOSURE EXPOSURE COMP. COMP. EXPOSURE COMP. SETUP IMAGE IMAGE QUALITY QUALITY SETUP IMAGE QUALITY OK MENU 1 3 2 MEMORY FORMAT NO PIXEL MAPPING ENGLISH BACKUP SETUP SET BACK Top menu (shooting mode) OK MENU RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE SET EXIT SETUP RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE EXPOSURE EXPOSURE COMP. COMP. EXPOSURE COMP. SETUP IMAGE IMAGE QUALITY QUALITY SETUP IMAGE QUALITY Operation guide m button Q Arrow pad (ONXY) : Moves back one menu. : Exits the menu. : Press the arrow pad (ONXY) to select an item. : Sets the selected item. MENU BACK MENU EXIT OK SET
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Menu operations 20 EN This explains how to use the menus with the [8] (warning sound) setting as an example. 1 Set the mode dial to a setting other than R. 2 Press m to display the top menu. Select [SETUP], and press Q. • [8] is on a menu in [SETUP]. Press Q. 3 Press ON to select [8], and press Q. • Unavailable settings cannot be selected. • Press X on this screen to move the cursor to the page display. Press ON to change the page. To return to the item selection screen, press Y or Q. 4 Press ON to select [OFF], [LOW] or [HIGH], and press Q. • The menu item is set and the previous menu is displayed. Press m repeatedly to exit the menu. • To cancel any changes and continue operating the menus, press m without pressing Q. Using the menus OK MENU RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE SET EXIT SETUP RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE EXPOSURE EXPOSURE COMP. COMP. EXPOSURE COMP. SETUP IMAGE IMAGE QUALITY QUALITY SETUP IMAGE QUALITY OK MENU 1 3 2 MEMORY FORMAT NO PIXEL MAPPING ENGLISH BACKUP SETUP SET BACK OK MENU 1 2 3 SETUP BACK SET LOW LOW NORMAL LOW BEEP SHUTTER SOUND VOLUME The selected item is displayed in a different color. Page display: This mark is displayed when there are more menu items on the next page. OK MENU 1 2 3 BEEP SHUTTER SOUND VOLUME SETUP SET BACK LOW HIGH OFF
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Menu operations EN 21 • Some functions are not available according to the selected mode. g “Functions available in shooting modes and scenes” (P. 58) g “SETUP menus” (P. 26) • The factory default settings are displayed in gray ( ). Still picture image quality and their applications Movie image quality Shooting mode menu K IMAGE QUALITY Changing the image quality Image quality/Image size Compression Application SHQ 2816 × 2112 Low compression • This is useful for printing large images on full-size paper. • This is useful for performing computer image processing, such as contrast adjustment and red-eye correction. HQ 2816 × 2112 Standard compression SQ1 2048 × 1536 Standard compression • This is useful for letter-size prints. • This is useful for computer editing such as rotating or adding text to a picture. SQ2 640 × 480 Standard compression • This is useful for postcard-sized prints. • This is useful for sending as e-mail attachments. Image quality/Image size HQ 320 × 240 SQ 160 × 120 OK MENU RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE SET EXIT SETUP RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE EXPOSURE EXPOSURE COMP. COMP. EXPOSURE COMP. SETUP IMAGE IMAGE QUALITY QUALITY SETUP IMAGE QUALITY 3 * xD-Picture Card is required. 1 4 2* 5 1
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Menu operations 22 EN Panorama shooting lets you create a panoramic picture, using the OLYMPUS Master software from the provided CD-ROM. An Olympus xD-Picture Card is required for panorama shooting. Use the arrow pad to specify at which edge you want to connect the pictures, and then compose your shots so that the edges of the pictures overlap. The part of the previous picture where it will be joined to the next picture does not remain in the frame. You have to remember what the part in the frame looked like and take the next picture so it overlaps. Panorama shooting is possible for up to 10 pictures. Press Q to exit panorama shooting. Restore shooting functions back to default settings. Functions for returning the settings to the original when the reset function is executed PANORAMA Creating a panoramic picture RESET Changing the shooting functions back to default settings NO /YES Function Factory default setting Ref. Page # AUTO P. 17 & OFF P. 17 EXPOSURE COMP. 0.0 P. 23 Y OFF P. 17 IMAGE QUALITY HQ P. 21 SILENT MODE OFF P. 23 f jSPORT P. 15 2 Connects pictures from left to right Connects pictures from bottom to top Y: The next picture is connected at the right edge. X: The next picture is connected at the left edge. O: The next picture is connected at the top. N: The next picture is connected at the bottom. 3
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Menu operations EN 23 Press XY to set the exposure compensation, and then press Q. • Adjustable from -2.0 EV to +2.0 EV Y: Adjusts toward [+]. X: Adjusts toward [–]. This function allows you to mute operational sounds during shooting and playback (e.g. warning beeps, shutter sounds, etc.). g “SETUP menus” (P. 26) g “SILENT MODE Muting operational sounds” (P. 23) • The factory default settings are displayed in gray ( ). Press Q to start the slideshow. • To cancel the slideshow, press Q. • Only the first frame of each movie is displayed. EXPOSURE COMP. Changing picture brightness SILENT MODE Muting operational sounds OFF /ON Playback mode menu q SLIDESHOW Playing back pictures automatically 4 OK MENU + 2.0 2.0 + 2.0 BACK SET E X P O S U R E C O M P. 5 OK MENU RESIZE RESIZE ROTATE ROTATE ERASE ERASE SETUP SETUP SLIDE- SLIDE- SHOW SHOW PRINT PRINT ORDER ORDER SILENT SILENT MODE MODE ERASE SETUP SLIDE- SHOW PRINT ORDER SILENT MODE SET EXIT PROTECT PROTECT RESIZE ROTATE PROTECT OK MENU ERASE ERASE SETUP SETUP MOVIE MOVIE PLAY PLAY MOVIE PLAY PRINT PRINT ORDER ORDER SILENT SILENT MODE MODE ERASE SETUP PRINT ORDER SILENT MODE SET EXIT RESIZE RESIZE ROTATE ROTATE PROTECT PROTECT RESIZE ROTATE PROTECT 5 When a still picture is selected When a movie is selected 6 7* 2 6 * A card is required. 3 4 5 1 1
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Menu operations 24 EN Select [MOVIE PLAY] from the top menu, and press Q to play back the movie. Another option is to select a picture with the movie icon (n), and press Q to play back the movie. Operations during movie playback • Press Q to pause the playback. Operations during pause • To resume the movie, press Q. • To cancel the playback of the movie in the middle of it or during pause, press m. MOVIE PLAY Playing back movies 2 OK 12:30 12:30 '06.11.26 '06.11.26 100-0004 100-0004 4 [IN IN] MOVIE PLAY 12:30 12:30 '06.10.07 '06.10.07 100-0004 100-0004 00:00 00:36 00:00 00:36 [IN IN] HQ HQ 320 320×240 240 O : Increases the volume. N : Reduces the volume. Y : Fast forwards playback when pressed and held. X : Rewinds playback when pressed and held. Playing time/Total recording time 00:05 00:36 00:05 00:36 [IN IN] O : Displays the first frame. N : Displays the last frame. Y : Plays when pressed and held. X : Plays the movie in reverse when pressed and held.
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Menu operations EN 25 This changes the image size of a picture and saves it as a new file. Pictures taken with the camera held vertically are displayed horizontally. This function lets you turn such pictures so that they are displayed vertically. New picture orientations are saved even when the power is turned off. Protected pictures cannot be erased using [ERASE], [SEL. IMAGE] or [ALL ERASE], but they are all erased by formatting. • Select the picture with XY, and protect it by selecting [ON] with ON. You can protect several frames in succession. Protected pictures cannot be erased. Cancel protection before erasing protected pictures. Once erased, pictures cannot be restored. Check each picture before erasing to avoid accidentally erasing pictures you want to keep. • When erasing pictures in the internal memory, do not insert the card into the camera. • When erasing pictures from the card, insert a card into the camera in advance. RESIZE Changing the size of pictures 640 × 480 /320 × 240 ROTATE Rotating pictures +90° / 0° / -90° PROTECT Protecting pictures OFF /ON ERASE Erasing selected pictures/Erasing all pictures 3 4 OK [ I N ] EXIT ROTATE +90° OK EXIT [ I N ] ROTATE 0° -90° OK [ I N ] EXIT ROTATE 5 OK [IN] OFF ON EXIT PROTECT 6
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Menu operations 26 EN • Use the arrow pad to select the picture, and press Q to put R. • To cancel the selection, press Q again. • When the selection is completed, press S. • Select [YES], and press Q. • Select [YES], and press Q. This function allows you to save printing data (the number of prints and the date and time information) with the pictures stored on the card. g “Print settings (DPOF)” (P. 35) • Some functions are not available according to the selected mode. g “Functions available in shooting modes and scenes” (P. 58) SEL. IMAGE .............................................Erasing by selecting the single-frame ALL ERASE...........Erasing all the pictures in the internal memory or the card PRINT ORDER Making print reservations (DPOF) SETUP menus OK MENU GO BACK [IN] SEL. IMAGE 7 OK MENU RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE SET EXIT SETUP RESET PANORAMA SILENT MODE EXPOSURE EXPOSURE COMP. COMP. EXPOSURE COMP. SETUP IMAGE IMAGE QUALITY QUALITY SETUP IMAGE QUALITY OK MENU RESIZE RESIZE ROTATE ROTATE ERASE ERASE SETUP SETUP SLIDE- SLIDE- SHOW SHOW PRINT PRINT ORDER ORDER SILENT SILENT MODE MODE ERASE SETUP SLIDE- SHOW PRINT ORDER SILENT MODE SET EXIT PROTECT PROTECT RESIZE ROTATE PROTECT Playback mode Shooting mode * A card is required. MEMORY FORMAT (FORMAT* ) BACKUP* W PIXEL MAPPING K/q s BEEP 8 SHUTTER SOUND VOLUME R X VIDEO OUT SETUP
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Menu operations EN 27 All existing data, including protected pictures, are erased when the internal memory or card is formatted. Make sure that you save or transfer important data to a computer before formatting. • Make sure there is no card inserted in the camera when formatting the internal memory. • Be sure that the card is inserted in the camera when formatting the card. • Before using non-Olympus cards or cards which have been formatted on a computer, you must format them with this camera. Insert the optional card into the camera. Copying data does not erase the picture in the internal memory. • It takes some time to back up data. Check if the battery is not empty before starting the copy. You can select a language for on-screen display. Available languages vary depending on the area where you purchased this camera. You can add other languages to your camera with the provided OLYMPUS Master software. The pixel mapping feature allows the camera to check and adjust the CCD and image processing functions. It is not necessary to operate this function frequently. Approximately once a year is recommended. Wait at least one minute after taking or viewing pictures to allow the pixel mapping function to perform properly. If you turn the camera off during pixel mapping, start again. Select [PIXEL MAPPING]. When [START] is displayed, press Q. MEMORY FORMAT (FORMAT)..... Formatting the internal memory or card BACKUP........................... Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card W ......................................................................... Selecting a display language PIXEL MAPPING ..............................Adjusting the image processing function K/q......................................Turning on the camera with the K or q button YES When K is pressed with the camera off, the camera turns on in shooting mode. When q is pressed with the camera off, the camera turns on in playback mode. NO The camera does not turn on when K or q is pressed. s ......................................................................Adjusting the monitor brightness BRIGHT/ NORMAL BEEP.................................................... Adjusting the volume of operation sound when the buttons are pressed OFF (No sound)/ LOW /HIGH
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Menu operations 28 EN • Press ON to adjust the volume. • You can adjust the volume to one of five levels or mute the volume. • When [ON] (sound is recorded) is selected, the optical zoom cannot be used during movie recording. Only the digital zoom can be used. The date and time is saved with each image, and is used in the file name. If the date and time are not set, the [X] screen is displayed each time the camera is turned on. • The time is displayed in the 24-hour format. • To set the time precisely, with the cursor at either “minutes” or “Y/M/D”, press Q as the time signal strikes 00 seconds. 8 .............................................. Adjusting the volume of camera warning sound OFF (No sound)/ LOW / HIGH SHUTTER SOUND........................Adjusting the volume of the shutter button OFF (No sound)/ LOW / HIGH VOLUME.......................................Adjusting the volume during movie playback R.............................................................Recording movies with or without sound OFF/ ON X....................................................................................Setting the date and time OK MENU 2 1 3 SETUP BEEP SHUTTER SOUND VOLUME SET BACK MENU TIME TIME D M Y ---- ----.--.-- --:-- .--.-- --:-- CANCEL Y / M / Y / M / D Y-M-D Cancels the setting Hour Date formats (Y-M-D, M-D-Y, D-M-Y) Minute
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Menu operations EN 29 The factory default settings differ according to the region where the camera is sold. To play back camera images on a TV, set the video output according to your TV’s video signal type. • TV video signal types differ by country/region. Check the video signal type before connecting the camera to the TV. NTSC: North America, Taiwan, Korea, Japan PAL: European countries, China Playing back pictures on a TV Turn off the camera and the TV before connecting. VIDEO OUT........................................................... Playing back pictures on a TV NTSC /PAL Settings on the TV Turn the TV on, and set it to video input mode. • For details of switching to video input, refer to your TV’s instruction manual. Settings on the camera Turn the camera on and press q to select the playback mode. • The last picture taken is displayed on the TV. Use the arrow pad to select the picture you want to display. Connect to the TV’s video input (yellow) and audio input (white) terminals. AV cable (provided) Multi-connector Connector cover
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Printing pictures 30 EN Printing pictures By connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer, you can print out pictures directly. Select the pictures you want to print and the number of prints on the camera’s monitor. To find out if your printer is compatible with PictBridge, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. What is PictBridge? A standard for connecting digital cameras and printers of different makers and printing out pictures directly. [EASY PRINT] can be used to print out the picture displayed on the monitor. The selected picture is printed using the standard settings of your printer. The date and file name are not printed. STANDARD All printers that support PictBridge have standard print settings. If [STANDARD] is selected on the settings screens (P. 33), pictures are printed according to these settings. Refer to the printer’s instruction manual for its standard settings or contact the printer manufacturer. 1 Display the picture you want to print out on the monitor in the playback mode. Direct printing (PictBridge) Using the direct printing function • Available printing modes, paper sizes etc., vary depending on the printer you use. Refer to the instruction manual for your printer. • For details of printing paper types, ink cassettes, etc., refer to the printer’s instruction manual. EASY PRINT
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Printing pictures EN 31 2 Turn the printer on and plug the USB cable provided with the camera into the multi-connector of the camera and the printer’s USB port. • The [EASY PRINT START] screen is displayed. • For details of how to turn the printer on and the position of the USB port, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. 3 Press O<. • Printing starts. • When printing is finished, the picture selection screen is displayed. To print another picture, press XY to select a picture, and press O<. • When you are finished, disconnect the USB cable from the camera with the picture selection screen displayed. 4 Remove the USB cable from the camera. Multi-connector USB cable OK PC / CUSTOM PRINT EASY PRINT START PRINT EXIT
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Printing pictures 32 EN 5 Remove the USB cable from the printer. 1 Display the screen being indicated on the right according to Steps 1 and 2 on P. 30-31, and press Q. 2 Select [CUSTOM PRINT], and press Q. 3 Make the print settings according to the operation guide. You can use [EASY PRINT] even when the camera is turned off or in shooting mode. With the camera turned off or in shooting mode, connect the USB cable. The selection screen for the USB connection is displayed. Select [EASY PRINT]. g “EASY PRINT” Step 3 (P. 31), “Other print modes and print settings” Step 2 (P. 32) Other print modes and print settings (CUSTOM PRINT) OK PC / CUSTOM PRINT EASY PRINT START OK USB PC EASY PRINT CUSTOM PRINT EXIT SET Operation guide
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Printing pictures EN 33 Note • If the [PRINTPAPER] screen is not displayed, [SIZE], [BORDERLESS] and [PICS/SHEET] are set to [STANDARD]. Press XY to select the picture you want to print. You can also use the zoom button and select a picture from the index display. Selecting a print mode Setting the print paper Selecting the picture to print OK MENU PRINT MODE SELECT PRINT ALL PRINT MULTI PRINT ALL INDEX SET EXIT PRINT Prints the selected picture. ALL PRINT Prints all the pictures stored in the internal memory or the card. MULTI PRINT Prints one picture in multiple layout format. ALL INDEX Prints an index of all the pictures stored in the internal memory or the card. PRINT ORDER Prints the pictures according to the print reservation data on the card. If no print reservations have been made, this option is not available. g “Print settings (DPOF)” (P. 35) OK MENU [IN] P R I N T PA P E R S I Z E S I Z E BORDERLESS BORDERLESS S I Z E BORDERLESS STANDARD STANDARD SET BACK SIZE Choose from the available paper sizes on your printer. BORDERLESS Select framed or unframed. In [MULTI PRINT] mode, you cannot select the frame. OFF ( ) The picture is printed inside a blank frame. ON ( ) The picture is printed filling the entire page. PICS/SHEET Available in [MULTI PRINT] mode only. The number of prints that can be printed varies depending on the printer. OK 100-0004 100-0004 [IN IN] MORE SINGLE PRINT PRINT PRINT Prints one copy of the displayed picture. When [SINGLE PRINT] or [MORE] has been selected, a single copy or more copies are printed. SINGLE PRINT Makes a print reservation for the displayed picture. MORE Sets the number of prints and data to be printed for the displayed picture.
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Printing pictures 34 EN 4 Select [OK], and press Q. • Printing starts. • When printing is finished, the [PRINT MODE SELECT] screen is displayed. To cancel printing 5 In the [PRINT MODE SELECT] screen, press m. • A message is displayed. 6 Disconnect the USB cable from the camera. 7 Disconnect the USB cable from the printer. Setting the number of prints and data to be printed OK MENU P R I N T I N F O 1 WITHOUT WITHOUT FILE NAME SET BACK DATE <× Sets the number of prints. You can select up to 10 prints. DATE ( ) If you select [WITH], pictures are printed with the date. FILE NAME ( ) If you select [WITH], pictures are printed with the file name. OK MENU P R I N T OK CANCEL SET BACK OK P R I N T CONTINUE CANCEL SET OK CANCEL TRANSFERRING Screen during data transfer Press Q Select [CANCEL], and press Q. OK MENU PRINT MODE SELECT PRINT ALL PRINT MULTI PRINT ALL INDEX SET EXIT
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Printing pictures EN 35 Print reservation allows you to save printing data (the number of prints and the date and time information) with the pictures stored on the card. With print reservation, you can print out pictures easily either at home using a personal DPOF-compatible printer or at a photo store that supports DPOF. DPOF is a standard format used to record automatic print information from digital cameras. Pictures with print reservations can be printed using the following procedures. Printing using a DPOF-compatible photo store. You can print the pictures using the print reservation data. Printing using a DPOF-compatible printer. Printing is possible directly from a card containing print reservation data, without using a computer. For more details, refer to the printer’s instruction manual. A PC card adapter may also be necessary. Note • DPOF reservations set by another device cannot be changed by this camera. Make changes using the original device. If a card contains DPOF reservations set by another device, entering reservations using this camera may overwrite the previous reservations. • You can make DPOF print reservations for up to 999 images per card. • Not all functions may be available on all printers, or at all photo stores. To use print services without using DPOF • Pictures stored in the internal memory cannot be printed at a photo store. The pictures need to be copied to a card before taking them. g “BACKUP Copying pictures in the internal memory to the card” (P. 27) Print settings (DPOF) How to make print reservations Only the images stored on the card can be reserved to print. Insert a card with recorded pictures into the camera before making print reservations.
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Printing pictures 36 EN Follow the operation guide to make a print reservation for a selected picture. 1 Press m in the playback mode and display the top menu. 2 Select [PRINT ORDER] [<], and press Q. 3 Press XY to select the frames for print reservations, and then press ON to set the number of prints. • You cannot make print reservations for pictures with A. • Repeat Step 3 to make print reservations for other pictures. 4 When you finish making print reservations, press Q. 5 Select the date and time setting, and press Q. NO The pictures are printed without the date and time. DATE The selected pictures are printed with the shooting date. TIME The selected pictures are printed with the shooting time. 6 Select [SET], and press Q. Single-frame reservation OK MENU PRINT ORDER [xD] SET BACK Operation guide OK 12:30 12:30 '06.11.26 '06.11.26 100-0004 100-0004 4 HQ HQ × [xD xD] 0 SET MOVE OK MENU NO DATE TIME [xD] SET BACK OK MENU SET CANCEL 1 ( 1 ) 1 ( 1 ) PRINT ORDER SET BACK
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Printing pictures EN 37 Reserves all the pictures stored on the card. The number of prints is set at one print per picture. 1 Press m in the playback mode and display the top menu. 2 Select [PRINT ORDER] [U], and press Q. 3 Select the date and time setting, and press Q. NO The pictures are printed without the date and time. DATE All pictures are printed with the shooting date. TIME All pictures are printed with the shooting time. 4 Select [SET], and press Q. You can reset all the print reservation data or just for selected pictures. 1 Select top menu [PRINT ORDER], and press Q. To reset the print reservation data for all the pictures 2 Select [<] or [U], and press Q. 3 Select [RESET], and press Q. To reset the print reservation data for a selected picture 2 Select [<], and press Q. 3 Select [KEEP], and press Q. 4 Press XY to select the picture with the print reservations you want to cancel, and press N to decrease the number of prints to 0. • Repeat Step 4 to cancel print reservations for other pictures. 5 When you are finished canceling print reservations, press Q. 6 Select the date and time setting, and press Q. • The setting is applied to the remaining pictures with print reservations. 7 Select [SET], and press Q. All-frame reservation Resetting print reservation data OK MENU RESET KEEP PRINT ORDERED PRINT ORDERED SET BACK PRINT ORDER SETTING
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Using OLYMPUS Master 38 EN Using OLYMPUS Master Using the USB cable provided with your camera, you can connect the camera and computer and download (transfer) the images to your computer using the OLYMPUS Master software, also provided with the camera. OLYMPUS Master is application software for editing images taken with a digital camera on a computer. Installing it on your computer lets you do the following: Flow Install the OLYMPUS Master software gP. 39 Connect the camera to the computer using the USB cable gP. 42 Start up the OLYMPUS Master softwaregP. 43 Download image files to the computer gP. 44 Disconnect the camera from the computer gP. 44 Using OLYMPUS Master What is OLYMPUS Master? Prepare the following items before starting. Computer equipped with a USB port OLYMPUS Master CD-ROM USB cable (Download images from the camera or other media (View images and movies • You can run a slideshow and play back sound. (Manage images • You can organize your images using the calendar display. Search the image you want by date or keyword. (Edit images • You can rotate images, trim them and change the size. (Edit images with the filter and correction functions (Print images • You can print images and make indexes, calendars and postcards. (Make panoramic images • You can make panoramic images using pictures taken in panorama mode. For details of other functions and operations, refer to the “Help” guide and OLYMPUS Master reference manual.
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Using OLYMPUS Master EN 39 Before installing the OLYMPUS Master software, please confirm that your computer is compatible with the following system requirements. For newer operating systems, please refer to the Olympus web site as shown on the back cover of this manual. Operating environment Windows OS Windows 98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP CPU Pentium III 500 MHz or later RAM 128 MB or more (at least 256 MB is recommended) Hard disk capacity 300 MB or more Connector USB port Monitor 1,024 × 768 pixels, 65,536 colors or more Note • Windows 98 is not supported. • Data transfer is only guaranteed on computers with a factory installed OS. • To install the software in Windows 2000 Professional/XP, you must log on as a user with administrators’ privileges. • Internet Explorer and QuickTime 6 or later should be installed on your computer. • Windows XP corresponds to Windows XP Professional/Home Edition. • Windows 2000 corresponds to Windows 2000 Professional. • If you are using Windows 98SE, the USB driver is installed automatically. Macintosh OS Mac OS X 10.2 or later CPU Power PC G3 500 MHz or later RAM 128 MB or more (at least 256 MB is recommended) Hard disk capacity 300 MB or more Connector USB port Monitor 1,024 × 768 pixels, 32,000 colors or more Note • Mac operating systems prior to Mac OS X 10.2 are not supported. • Operation is only guaranteed on a Macintosh equipped with a built-in USB port. • QuickTime 6 or later and Safari 1.0 or later must be installed. • Be sure to remove the media (drag & drop onto the trash icon) before performing the following operations. Failure to do so could result in unstable computer operation and the need to reboot. • Disconnect the cable connecting the camera to the computer • Turn off the camera • Open the camera’s battery/card compartment cover Install the OLYMPUS Master software
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Using OLYMPUS Master 40 EN Windows 1 Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. • The OLYMPUS Master setup screen is displayed. • If the screen is not displayed, double-click the “My Computer” icon and click the CD-ROM icon. 2 Click “OLYMPUS Master”. • The QuickTime installation screen is displayed. • QuickTime is required to use OLYMPUS Master. If the QuickTime screen is not displayed, QuickTime 6 or later is already installed on the computer. In this case, go to Step 4. 3 Click “Next” and follow the on-screen instructions. • When the QuickTime licensing agreement is displayed, read the agreement and click “Agree” to proceed with the installation. • The OLYMPUS Master installation screen is displayed. 4 Follow the on-screen instructions. • When the OLYMPUS Master licensing agreement is displayed, read the agreement and click “Yes” to proceed with the installation. • When the “User Information” dialog box is displayed, enter your “Name” and “OLYMPUS Master Serial Number”; select your region and click “Next”. Refer to the sticker on the CD-ROM package for the serial number. • When the DirectX licensing agreement is displayed, read the agreement and click “Yes”. • A screen asking whether or not you want to install Adobe Reader is displayed. Adobe Reader is required to read the OLYMPUS Master instruction manual. If this screen is not displayed, Adobe Reader is already installed on your computer. To install Adobe Reader, click “OK”.
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Using OLYMPUS Master EN 41 5 Follow the on-screen instructions. • The screen confirming that installation is completed is displayed. Click “Finish”. 6 Select the option to restart immediately when the screen asking you if you wish to restart the computer is displayed and click “OK”. • The computer restarts. • Remove the CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive and store it. Macintosh 1 Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. • The CD-ROM window is displayed. • If the CD-ROM window is not displayed, double-click the CD-ROM icon on the desktop. 2 Double-click on the desired language folder. 3 Double-click the “Installer” icon. • The OLYMPUS Master installer starts up. • Follow the on-screen instructions. • When the OLYMPUS Master licensing agreement is displayed, read the agreement and click “Continue” and then “Agree” to proceed with the installation. • The screen confirming that installation is completed is displayed. 4 Click “Finish”. • The first screen is displayed. 5 Click “Restart”. • The computer restarts. • Remove the CD-ROM from the CD-ROM drive and store it.
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Using OLYMPUS Master 42 EN 1 Make sure the camera is turned off. • The monitor is off. • The lens is retracted. 2 Connect the multi-connector on the camera to the USB port on the computer using the provided USB cable. • Refer to your computer’s instruction manual to locate the position of the USB port. • The camera turns on automatically. • The monitor turns on and the selection screen for the USB connection is displayed. 3 Select [PC], and press Q. 4 The camera is recognized by the computer. • Windows When you connect the camera to your computer for the first time, the computer attempts to recognize the camera. Click “OK” to exit the message that is displayed. The camera is recognized as a “Removable Disk”. • Macintosh The iPhoto program is the default application for managing digital images. When you connect your digital camera for the first time, the iPhoto application starts automatically, so close this application and start OLYMPUS Master. Note • The camera functions are disabled while the camera is connected to a computer. • Connecting the camera to a computer via a USB hub may cause unstable operation. In this case, do not use a hub, but connect the camera directly to the computer. Connecting the camera to a computer Monitor Connector cover Multi-connector OK USB PC EASY PRINT CUSTOM PRINT EXIT SET
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Using OLYMPUS Master EN 43 Windows 1 Double-click the “OLYMPUS Master” icon on the desktop. • The main menu is displayed. • When OLYMPUS Master is started up for the first time after installation, the “Registration” dialog box is displayed before the main menu. Follow the prompts and fill in the registration form. Macintosh 1 Double-click the “OLYMPUS Master” icon in the “OLYMPUS Master” folder. • The main menu is displayed. • When OLYMPUS Master is started up for the first time, the “User Information” dialog box is displayed before the main menu. Enter your “Name” and “OLYMPUS Master Serial Number”, and select your region. Refer to the sticker on the CD-ROM package for the serial number. • After the “User Information” dialog box, the “Registration” dialog box is displayed. Follow the prompts and fill in the registration form. Start up the OLYMPUS Master software 1 9 2 3 6 8 4 1“Transfer Images” button Downloads images from the camera or other media. 2“Browse Images” button The “Browse” window is displayed. 3“Online Print” button The online print window is displayed. 4“Print Images at Home” button The print menu is displayed. 5“Update Camera” button You can upgrade the camera firmware to the latest version and add display languages. 6“Create and Share” button Displays the editing menu. 7“Update Software” button You can update the OLYMPUS Master software to the latest version. 8“Backup Images” button Creates backup images. 9“Upgrade” button Displays window for optional upgrade to OLYMPUS Master Plus. OLYMPUS Master main menu 5 7
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Using OLYMPUS Master 44 EN To exit OLYMPUS Master 1 Click “Exit” on the main menu. • OLYMPUS Master is exited. 1 Click “Transfer Images” on the OLYMPUS Master main menu. • The menu for selecting the source is displayed. 2 Click “From Camera” . • The window for selecting images is displayed. All the images in the camera are displayed. 3 Select the image files and click “Transfer Images”. • A window indicating that the download is complete is displayed. 4 Click “Browse images now”. • The downloaded images are displayed in the browse window. • To return to the main menu, click “Menu” in the “Browse” window. To disconnect the camera 1 Make sure that the card access lamp has stopped blinking. Displaying camera images on a computer Downloading and saving images Card access lamp
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Using OLYMPUS Master EN 45 2 Make the following preparations for disconnecting the USB cable. Windows 98SE 1 Double-click the “My Computer” icon and right-click the “Removable Disk” icon to display the menu. 2 Click “Eject” on the menu. Windows Me/2000/XP 1 Click the “Unplug or Eject Hardware” icon in the system tray. 2 Click the message that is displayed. 3 When a message is displayed saying that the hardware can be ejected safely, click “OK”. Macintosh 1 The trash icon changes to the eject icon when the “Untitled” or “NO_NAME” icon on the desktop is dragged. Drag and drop it on the eject icon. 3 Disconnect the USB cable from the camera. Note • Windows Me/2000/XP: When you click “Unplug or Eject Hardware”, a warning message may be displayed. Make sure that image data is not being downloaded from the camera and that all applications are closed. Click the “Unplug or Eject Hardware” icon again and disconnect the cable.
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Using OLYMPUS Master 46 EN 1 Click “Browse Images” on the OLYMPUS Master main menu. • The “Browse” window is displayed. 2 Double-click the still picture thumbnail that you want to view. • OLYMPUS Master switches to view mode and the picture is enlarged. • To return to the main menu, click “Menu” in the “Browse” window. To view a movie 1 Double-click the movie thumbnail that you want to see in the “Browse” window. • OLYMPUS Master switches to view mode and the first frame of the movie is displayed. 2 To play back the movie, click the playback button at the bottom of the screen. The names and functions of the controller parts are shown below. Viewing still pictures and movies Item Description 1 Playback slider Move the slider to select a frame. 2 Time display Displays the time that has elapsed during playback. 3 Playback (pause) button Plays the movie. Functions as the pause button during playback. 4 Back button Displays the previous frame. 5 Forward button Displays the next frame. 6 Stop button Stops playback and returns to the first frame. 7 Repeat button Plays the movie repeatedly. 8 Volume button Displays the volume adjustment slider. Thumbnail 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
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Using OLYMPUS Master EN 47 Pictures can be printed from the photo, index, postcard and calendar menus. The explanation below uses the photo menu. 1 Click “Print Images at Home” on the OLYMPUS Master main menu. • The print menu is displayed. 2 Click “Photo” . • The “Photo Print” window is displayed. 3 Click “Settings” in the “Photo Print” window. • The printer settings screen is displayed. Make the necessary printer settings. 4 Select a layout and size. • To print the date and time with your image, check the box next to “Print Date”, and select between “Date” and “Date & Time”. 5 Select the thumbnail image that you want to print and click “Add”. • A preview of the selected image is displayed on the layout. 6 Select the number of copies. Printing pictures
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Using OLYMPUS Master 48 EN 7 Click “Print”. • Printing starts. • To return to the main menu, click “Menu” in the “Photo Print” window. This camera is compatible with USB mass storage. You can connect the camera to your computer using the USB cable provided with the camera to download and save images without using OLYMPUS Master. The following environment is required to use the USB cable to connect the camera to your computer. Windows: Windows 98SE/Me/2000 Professional/XP Macintosh: Mac OS 9.0 to 9.2/X Note • If your computer is running Windows 98SE, you will need to install the USB driver. Before connecting the camera to your computer with the USB cable, double-click the files from the following folders on the provided OLYMPUS Master CD-ROM. (Drive name): \USB\INSTALL.EXE • Data transfer is not guaranteed in the following environments, even if your computer is equipped with a USB port. • Windows 95/98/NT 4.0 • Windows 98SE upgrades from Windows 95/98 • Mac OS 8.6 or earlier • Computers with a USB port added by means of an extension card, etc. • Computers without a factory-installed OS and home-built computers Be sure that your battery is fully charged! 1 Make sure that your PC is connected to the Internet. Click “Update Camera” on the OLYMPUS Master main menu. • After selecting the “Update Camera” function OLYMPUS Master shows a Window with security advices. 2 Plug the USB cable into the USB port on the computer. 3 Plug the other end of the USB cable into the camera’s multi- connector. • The camera turns on automatically. • The monitor turns on and the selection screen for the USB connection is displayed. To download and save images to a computer without using OLYMPUS Master To increase the number of languages
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Using OLYMPUS Master EN 49 4 Select [PC], and press Q. 5 Click “OK”. • OLYMPUS Master will identify the current version of your camera’s firmware. • Click “Check for latest version”, and the software will search for new firmware versions as well as additional languages. 6 Select the firmware version and/ or language and click the “Update” button. Please do not remove any cable or the battery while the camera is processing. 7 After the download procedure, the camera monitor will display [OK]. You can remove the cables and turn the power off. After restarting the camera, you will be able to select the new language from [SETUP].
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Getting to know your camera better 50 EN Getting to know your camera better The battery is not charged • Charge the battery with the charger. The battery is temporarily unable to function because of the cold • Battery performance declines in low temperatures, and the charge may not be sufficient to turn on the camera. Remove the battery and warm it by putting it in your pocket for a while. The camera is in sleep mode • To save battery power, the camera automatically goes into sleep mode and the monitor turns off if there is no operation when the camera is turned on. No picture is taken even if the shutter button is fully pressed in this mode. Operate the zoom button or other buttons to restore the camera from sleep mode before taking a picture. If the camera is left for 15 minutes, it automatically turns off. Press o to turn the camera on. The mode dial is in the position of R • No pictures can be taken when the shooting guide is being displayed. Take pictures after making the settings by following the shooting guide, or turn the mode dial and set it to a shooting mode other than R. The flash is charging • Wait until the # (flash charge) mark stops blinking before taking the picture. The memory gauge is full • No pictures can be taken when the memory gauge is full. Wait until there is space in the memory gauge. Shooting tips and information Tips before you start taking pictures The camera does not turn on even when a battery is loaded No picture is taken when the shutter button is pressed a b c d Beforetaking any pictures (Off) Maximumreached (All lit) Aftertaking one picture (Lit) After taking several pictures (Lit) Shoot Shoot Shoot Wait

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