Beko BDK 870 User Manual

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Setup menu

1 Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC or PLAYBACK mode ( page 13).

2

3

Press the MENU button (n) to open the REC or PLAYBACK menu.

yThe menu displays depends on whether you are in the REC mode or the PLAYBACK mode.

Open the Setup menu.

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5

6

yPress four-waycontrol (o) to selectSETUP () and then press theSET

(o) button to display the Setup menu.

Select an item.

yPress or(o) to select a menu item and then pressor theSET (o) button to launch the submenu.

Change the setting.

yPress or(o) to select an option and pressor theSET (o) button to apply the setting.

Press the MENU (n) button to close the menu.

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Setup menu list

Menu Item

 

 

 

Functions

 

[Shutter]:

Sets the shutter sound on and off.

 

[Start-up]:

Sets a type of the start-upsound.

Sounds

[Beep]:

 

Sets the operation sound on and off.

 

[Volume]:

Adjusts the volume of the shutter sound, start-up

 

 

 

sound, beep and playback sound.

 

[Off]:

 

The captured image will not automatically display after

 

 

 

shooing.

 

 

 

[1 sec.]:

 

The captured image will display for 1 seconds after

Auto Review

 

 

shooting.

 

 

[3 sec.]:

 

The captured image will display for 3 seconds after

 

 

 

 

 

shooting.

 

 

 

[5 sec.]:

 

The captured image will display for 5 seconds after

 

 

 

shooting.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

[1 min.] / [3 min.] / [5 min.]:

 

 

For power consumption, the camera is turned off automatically for

Power Save

a period of time.

 

 

 

y The power save feature will not activate in some situation

 

(

page 12).

 

 

Date & Time

Sets the date & time (

page 7).

 

Select a language for display menus and other information from

 

the following 21 languages: (

page 7)

 

[English]: English

 

[ ]: T. Chinese

 

[Deutsch]: German

 

[Español]: Spanish

 

[Italiano]: Italian

 

[Français]: French

 

[Nederlands]: Dutch

 

[Português]: Portuguese

Language

[Magyar]: Hungarian

 

[Čestina]: Czech

 

[Türk]: Turkish

 

[Polski]: Polish

 

[Svenska]: Swedish

 

[Русский]: Russian

 

[Rumänisch]:Romanian

[Ελληνικά]: Greek

 

[ﻲﺑﺮ ﻋ]: Arabic

 

[ ]: Japanese

 

[ ]:Thai

 

[ ]: S. Chinese

 

[ ]: Korean

 

 

 

Use this function if the camera experiences a “Folder cannot be

File No.

created” error or if you want to restart numbering, for example,

 

after erasing all files.

 

 

 

[Series]:

 

Store the latest used file number no matter deleting

 

 

 

files or inserting a new memory card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Menu Item

 

Functions

 

 

 

[Reset]:

Reset file numbering each time the memory card is

 

 

 

 

changed.

 

yResetting the file number is useful for avoiding the file name duplication when images are downloaded to a computer

 

 

(

page 50).

 

 

You can review images on a television with a supplied AV cable

 

(

page 48). TV Out should be set to either NTSC or PAL

TV Out

depending on your region.

 

 

[NTSC]:

 

America, Japan and others

 

 

[PAL]:

 

Europe, Oceania and others

 

 

[Computer] / [Printer]:

 

USB

Sets the USB mode to connect the camera with a printer or

 

computer (

page 49).

 

S.Image

Sets a recorded image as the start-upimage (

page 47).

 

To erase all data stored in the memory card if you are using a

 

card, or all data stored in the internal memory if there is no card

 

inserted.

 

 

 

Format

y

A “BUSY...PLEASE WAIT” message displays and the memory

 

card is starting format.

 

 

 

 

 

y

A “COMPLETED” message displays when finish formatting.

 

y

All data will be deleted including protected files. Be sure to

 

 

download important files to your computer before formatting.

 

To ensure the camera displays battery level correctly, set the type

Battery Type

to match the batteries used.

 

 

Alkaline / NiMH / Lithium / Qxyride

 

 

 

 

Resets the entire menu and button operation settings to initial

 

default.

 

 

 

 

The following settings do not change after Reset All:

Reset All

y

Date & Time setting

 

 

y

Language setting

 

 

y

TV out setting

 

 

y

Battery Type

 

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Basic Recording

Recording Still Images

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3

Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode

( page 13).

Compose the subject on the monitor.

yAim the focus area (n) to the subject that you want to take.

Half press the shutter button to focus the image.

yThe focus area (n) becomes green while in focus, then shutter speed (o), aperture value (p) and ISO value (q) are displayed.

yIf the shutter speed is slow or the possibility that image may be blurred, the shake warning icon may appear on the LCD monitor. To avoid this, use a tripod to stabilize the camera when recording images.

4 Take a picture.

yPress the shutter button fully to take a picture.

Caution

yMake sure that your fingers or the wrist strap does not block the lens.

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Using the Q mode

The Q mode provides a simplified camera interface. Larger icons and fewer controls make it easier to take pictures anytime, especially for the beginners and elder users.

You can use only the basic settings in the Q mode:

Flash: Auto / Red eye / Force on / Slow sync / Force off

Button Macro: Off / On

SET/DISP: OSD on / Guide line / OSD off

Resolution: 7M / 3:2 / 16:9 / 5M / 3M / 1M / VGA

Drive Mode: Off / 2 sec. / 10 sec. / Double / Burst

Stabilizer: Off / On

Menu Face Tracking: Off / On

Photo Frame: 10 frames can be selected

Beep: Off / On

Auto Review: Off / 1 sec. / 3 sec. / 5 sec.

Rest of settings will not be controlled as below:

 

 

 

y

Quality: S.Fine

y

Highlight: Off

 

 

 

y

Metering: Multi

y

Sharpness: Normal

 

Fixed setting

 

y

White balance: Auto

y

Effect: Off

 

(*)

 

y

ISO: Auto

y Date Stamp: Date & Time

 

 

 

y

Exposure: Auto

y

Digital Zoom: Off

 

 

 

y

AEB: Off

 

 

 

 

 

y

Shutter sound

y

File No.

 

Utility setting

 

y

Start-upsound

y

TV out

 

(**)

 

y

Power save

y

USB

 

 

y

Date & Time

y

Start-upimage

 

 

 

 

 

 

y

Language

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(*)Fixed setting: Settings are fixed in Q mode. (**)Utility setting: Use the same setting as last mode used.

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Setting Image Size and Quality

You can select lower image resolution and quality to decrease the image size to capture more images. Choose a suitable setting according to the desired image quality and purpose. For details, see page 15.

Resolution Values

 

 

Image Size

Print Size

 

 

 

 

 

3072 x 2304

Printing larger than A4-size.

 

Larger

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3072 x 2048

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

3072 x 1728

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2560 x 1920

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2048 x 1536

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1024 x 768

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Smaller

 

 

 

640 x 480

Printing to postcards or attaching to e-mail.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Quality Values

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compression

Purpose

 

 

 

 

 

Super Fine

Shoot higher quality images.

 

Higher Quality

 

 

 

Fine

Shoot normal quality images.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lower Quality

 

 

 

Normal

Shoot for more images.

 

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Using the Zoom Function

Your camera has a combination of optical and digital zoom functions that allows you to zoom in on far away subjects or zoom out for a wide angle shot.

The optical zoom is achieved by mechanically adjusting the lens of the camera. The digital zoom enlarges or shrinks the image using a software process.

1

Select the zoom setting, and

 

point the camera at the subject.

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Press the zoom button (n) to

 

compose the image.

 

[W]: zoom out for awide-angle

 

shot.

 

[T]: zoom in for a telephoto shot.

yWhen the zoom button is pressed, the zoom bar appears on the LCD monitor.

yWhen the optical zoom (o) factor is at maximum, zooming stops temporarily. Press the[T] again, the camera switches to the digital zoom (p) automatically and zooming continues.

yThe digital zoom (p) will not activate in movie recording.

3 Press shutter button to take a picture.

Tips

yDigital zoom works by enlarging the center portion of an image through a software interpolation process.

yThe digital zoom is used to achieve magnification levels up to approx. 4 times.

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Using the Flash

The flash is not only for taking pictures when there is insufficient light, but also when the subject is in shade or in backlight conditions. Press the flash button to cycle your camera through the various flash modes. The flash will not activate when continuous shooting or movie recording.

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2

Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode ( page 13).

Press the flash button (n) to change the flash mode.

yEach time the flash button is pressed, the flash icon (o) changes.

Auto flash:

Flash fires automatically when shooting conditions require extra lighting.

Red-eyereduction:

Flash strobes to let the subject’s eyes adjust to the flash, then fires again to take the actual image. Your camera will detect the subject brightness and use the flash only when required.

Force on:

Flash fires every time you take a photo, regardless of lighting conditions.

Slow sync:

Flash fires with a slow shutter speed.

Force off:

The flash never fires even in dark situation.

3 Press shutter button to take a picture.

Caution

yThe flash charging time may increase when the battery is low.

yThe available flash settings are limited depending on the REC mode you selected

(

page 53).

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Using the Macro

Your camera is equipped with a macro function that allows you to focus on very close subjects. In macro mode you can focus on subjects 15 cm from the lens when in the maximum wide angle setting and 40 cm in the maximum telephoto setting.

1 Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode ( page 13).

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3

Press the macro button (n) enters the macro mode.

yThe macro icon (o) displays in the LCD monitor.

yTo leave the macro mode, press the macro button (n) again.

Press shutter button to take a picture.

Tips

yDistances referred to measure the distance between the camera lens surface and the subject.

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Using the Self-timer& Burst

Use the self-timerto set a delay from the time the shutter button is pressed to the time the image is shot. Use the burst to record continuous still images shooting.

1

2

3

Turn the power on, and set the camera

to the REC mode (

page 13).

Open the REC menu (

page 15).

yUse orto select[Drive mode] from the REC menu.

Change the setting.

yPress orto select a drive mode, then press theSET button.

Off:

Record a single image.

2 sec.:

The shutter release will be delay for 2 seconds.

10 sec.:

The shutter release will be delay for 10 seconds.

Double:

Record two images in a shot after pressing the shutter release button 10 and 12 seconds.

Burst:

Keep pressing the shutter button fully to take continuous shooting. Release the shutter button to stop shooting.

4 Press shutter button to take a picture.

Tips

yWhen using the self-timerfunction, be sure to use a tripod or place the digital camera on a level, stable surface.

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