Beko BDK 870 User Manual

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User Manual

BDK 870

Precautions

Before using the camera, please ensure that you read and understand the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. Do not aim the camera directly into the sun or other intense light sources which could damage your eyesight.

Do not try to open the case of the camera or attempt to modify this camera in any way. High-voltageinternal components create the risk of electric shock when exposed. Maintenance and repairs should be carried out only by authorized service providers.

Do not fire the flash too close to the eyes of animals or people, especially for young children. Eye damage may result. In particular, remain at least one meter away from infants when using flash.

Keep the camera away from water and other liquids. Do not use the camera with wet hands. Never use the camera in the rain or snow. Moisture creates the danger of electric shock.

Keep the camera and its accessories out of the reach of children and animals to prevent accidents or damage to the camera.

If you notice smoke or a strange odor coming from the camera, turn the power off immediately. Take the camera to the nearest authorized service center for repair. Never attempt to repair the camera on your own.

Use only the recommended power accessories. Use of power sources not expressly recommended for this equipment may lead to overheating, distortion of the equipment, fire, electrical shock or other hazards.

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Contents

PRECAUTIONS

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USINGTHISMENU

1

UNPACKING

2

PARTS OF THECAMERA

3

INSERTING THEBATTERIES

5

LOWBATTERYINDICATOR

5

ABOUTBATTERYTYPE

5

INSERTING THEMEMORYCARD

6

ABOUTCAMERAMEMORY

6

DCF PROTOCOL

6

SETTING THEDISPLAYLANGUAGE/ DATE

& TIME

7

SETTING THEDISPLAYLANGUAGE

7

SETTING THEDATE& TIME

7

USING THELCD MONITOR

9

REC MODE

9

PLAYBACK MODE

10

CHANGING THELCD STATUS

11

BASIC OPERATION

12

TURNING THEPOWERON ANDOFF

12

POWERSAVINGFUNCTION

12

CHANGING THEMODE

13

SWITCHING BETWEENREC MODE AND

 

PLAYBACK MODE

13

SELECTING THEREC MODE

13

SELECTING THEASM MODE

14

USING THEMENUS

15

REC MENU

15

SETUP MENU

17

BASIC RECORDING

20

RECORDINGSTILLIMAGES

20

USING THEQ MODE

21

SETTINGIMAGESIZE ANDQUALITY

22

USING THEZOOMFUNCTION

23

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USING THEFLASH

24

USING THEMACRO

25

USING THESELF-TIMER& BURST

26

USING THEAPERTUREPRIORITY

27

USING THESHUTTERPRIORITY

27

USING THEMANUALEXPOSURE

28

RECORDINGMOVIECLIPS

29

SETTING THEMOVIESIZE

29

RECORDINGAUDIOCLIPS

30

PLAYINGBACKAUDIOCLIPS

30

RECORDING AVOICEMEMO

31

PLAYINGBACK AVOICEMEMO

31

OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS

32

SETTING THEMETERING

32

SETTING THEWHITEBALANCE

32

SETTING THEISO

33

SETTING THEEXPOSURE

33

SETTING THEAEB

33

SETTING THEHIGHLIGHT

34

SETTING THESHARPNESS

34

SETTING THEPHOTOEFFECT

34

SETTINGDATESTAMP

35

SETTINGSTABILIZER

35

SETTINGFACE TRACKING

35

SETTINGPHOTOFRAME

35

PLAYBACK

36

PLAYINGBACKIMAGES

36

PLAYINGBACKMOVIECLIPS

36

MAGNIFYING& TRIMMINGSTILLIMAGES

 

37

VIEWING INTHUMBNAIL

38

PLAYING ASLIDESHOW

38

DELETINGFILES

39

DELETING ASINGLEFILE

39

DELETINGMULTIPLEFILES

40

DELETINGALLFILES

40

PROTECTING ASINGLEFILE

41

PROTECTINGALLFILES

41

PROTECTINGMULTIPLEFILES

42

EDITINGIMAGES

43

ROTATINGSTILLIMAGES

43

CHANGING THEIMAGESIZE

43

CHANGING THEIMAGE WITHEFFECTS

44

CHOOSING THEIMAGE WITHPHOTO

 

FRAME

44

COPYING THEFILES

45

SETTING THEDPOF

46

CHOOSING ASTARTUPIMAGE

47

MAKING CONNECTIONS

48

CONNECTING THECAMERA TO ATV

48

CONNECTING THECAMERA TO APC

49

USING THECARDREADER

49

CONNECTING THECAMERA TO A

 

COMPUTER WITH THEUSB CABLE

49

APPENDIX

50

ABOUT THEFOLDER& FILENAME

50

FOLDERSTRUCTURE

50

FILENAMING

50

TROUBLESHOOTING

51

SPECIFICATIONS

52

FUNCTIONAVAILABLELIST

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Getting Started

Using This Menu

Getting Started

This section contains information you should know before using this camera.

Basic Operation

This section explains all recording features of this camera.

Basic Recording

This section explains how to record still images, movies, and audio files.

Other Recording Functions

This section explains common operations about recording images.

Playback

This section explains playback, delete, and edit functions of still images, movies and audio files.

Making Connections

This section tells you how to connect this camera to a computer or TV.

Appendix

This section describes the troubleshooting and the camera specification.

The meanings of the symbols used in this user's manual are explained below:

Caution This indicates cautions that should be read before using these functions.

Tips This indicates the useful information when using this camera.

This indicates the reference page.

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Unpacking

Camera

USB Cable

AV Cable

Soft Case

Strap

2 x AA Alkaline Batteries

 

Software Installation

User Manual

CD-ROM

Caution

Do not swing the camera around by the strap.

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Parts of the Camera

1.

Flash (

page 24)

2.

Microphone

3.

Lens

 

4.

Self-timerLamp

5.

Zoom Button (

page 23)

y

Thumbnail (

page 38)

y

Playback Zoom

 

(

page 37)

 

6.

Playback Button

 

(

page 13)

 

7.

Menu Button (

page 15)

8.

Operation Lamp

 

9.

Mode Button (

page 13)

10. ASM Button (

page 14)

y

Delete Button (

page 39)

11. LCD Monitor (

page 9)

12. SET/DISP Button

(

page 11)

 

13. Flash Button (

page 24)

14. Macro Button (

page 25)

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15.Strap Ring

16.Shutter Button

(

page 20, 29)

 

17.

Power Button (

page 12)

18.

Speaker

 

19. USB/AV Terminal

( page 19, 49)

21. Battery Cover (

page 5)

22. Tripod Socket

 

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Inserting the Batteries

1 Open the battery cover.

ySlide the battery cover in the direction indicated by the arrow.

2 Insert the batteries.

yInsert two AA-sizebatteries with the positive (+) and negative(-)poles matching the directions indicated inside the battery room.

3 Close the battery cover.

Low Battery Indicator

A low battery indicator appears on the LCD screen when the batteries are nearly exhausted. Batteries should be replaced promptly when the low battery indicator appears.

Caution

yRisk of explosion if battery is replaced by an incorrect type dispose of used batteries according to the instructions.

yBe sure to turn off the camera power before insert or remove batteries.

yIt is recommended to use the provided battery. For other compatible batteries,

please refer to Battery types. ( page 19).

yReplace all batteries at the same time. Never mix old and new batteries.

yRemove batteries if you will not be using them for a long time.

yThe camera body may feel warm after extended use. This is normal.

About Battery Type

After replacing the batteries, please check the Battery Type in the setup menu ( page 19).

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Inserting the Memory Card

You can use SD Card with this digital camera. The memory card slot is located beneath the battery cover, adjacent to the battery compartment.

1 Open the battery cover.

ySlide the battery cover in the direction indicated by the arrow.

2 Insert the card.

yInsert the card with the label facing up and the arrow pointing in.

Tips

yTo remove the card, gently press on the edge of the card and release it. Pull the card out and close the battery cover.

3 Close the battery cover.

Caution

yIt may cause damage to the card if removed while the camera is on.

yDo not touch the connection terminals on the back side of the card.

About Camera Memory

This camera is equipped with internal memory. If the memory card is not inserted in the camera, all images and movie clips recorded by the camera will be stored in the internal memory. If the memory card is inserted, images and movie clips are stored on the memory card.

DCF Protocol

The DCF protocol defines the format for image file data as well as the directory structure for the memory card. Images that are taken by a DCF camera can be viewed on DCF-compatiblecameras from other manufacturers.

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