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DC E510 Digital Camera

User’s Manual

Welcome

Copyright

Copyright 2005 by BENQ Corporation. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language or computer language, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, magnetic, optical, chemical, manual or otherwise, without the prior written permission of this company.

Disclaimer

BENQ Corporation makes no representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, with respect to the contents hereof and specifically disclaims any warranties, merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose. Further, BENQ Corporation reserves the right to revise this publication and to make changes from time to time in the contents hereof without obligation of this company to notify any person of such revision or changes.

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Taking care of your camera

Do not use your camera in the following environmental range: temperature below 0°C or above 40°C.

Do not use or store your camera in the environments listed below:

Direct sunlight

High and dusty places

Next to an air conditioner, electric heater or other heat sources

In a closed car that is in direct sunlight

Unstable locations

If your camera becomes wet, wipe it with a dry cloth as soon as possible.

Salt or seawater may cause severe camera damage.

Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol, etc., to clean your camera.

If the lens is dirty, use a lens brush or soft cloth to clean the lens. Do not touch the lens with your fingers.

To prevent electric shock, do not attempt to disassemble or repair your camera by yourself.

Water may cause a fire or electric shock. Therefore, store your camera in a dry place.

Do not use your camera outdoors when it is raining or snowing.

Do not use your camera in or near water.

If a foreign substance or water gets in your camera, please turn the power off immediately and disconnect the batteries and the power adapter. Remove the foreign substance or water, and send it to the maintenance center.

Transfer the data to the computer as soon as possible to avoid losing your images and/or video clips.

Table of Contents

1. Touring your DC E510 ...................................................

1

1.1

Checking the Package DC E510 Contents.......................

1

1.2

DC E510 Components................................................

1

 

1.2.1

Front View ......................................................

1

 

1.2.2

Rear View .......................................................

2

 

1.2.3

Indicator LED Status..........................................

2

2. Preparing Your DC E510 for Use ....................................

3

2.1

Installing the Battery...................................................

3

2.2

Charging the Battery ...................................................

3

2.3

Using an AC power adapter .........................................

4

2.4

Inserting an SD Memory Card (Optional Accessory) .......

4

3. Using the DC E510 .........................................................

5

3.1

About the Touch Screen ..............................................

5

 

3.1.1

Using the Stylus................................................

5

 

3.1.2 Using the Touch Screen ......................................

5

3.2

Capture Mode............................................................

6

 

3.2.1 Capture Mode LCD Monitor Information...............

7

 

3.2.2 Using the Navigation and Mode Buttons .................

8

 

3.2.3 Capture Mode Menus Settings ............................

11

3.3

Video Mode ............................................................

14

 

3.3.1 Video Mode LCD Monitor Information ................

15

 

3.3.2 Video Mode Menu Settings................................

15

3.4

Playback Mode ........................................................

16

 

3.4.1 Playback Mode LCD Monitor Information.............

16

 

3.4.2

Viewing Images ..............................................

17

 

3.4.3 Deleting Photo and Video Files ...........................

18

 

3.4.4 Playback Mode Menu Settings ............................

19

 

3.4.5 Playback Mode LCD Monitor Information (Video) ..

20

 

 

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3.4.6 Playing Back Video Clips...................................

20

 

3.5

Setup Mode ............................................................

21

 

3.6

Connecting to a TV ..................................................

23

4.

PC DEPENDENT FEATURES ......................................

24

 

4.1

Installing the Digital Camera Software.........................

24

 

4.2

Transferring Files To/From a Computer ......................

25

 

 

4.2.1 Transferring Photos and Video Clips ....................

25

 

 

4.2.2 Using the QLink Software..................................

26

 

 

4.2.3 Using the QLink Frame.....................................

26

 

4.3

PictBridge Mode ......................................................

27

5.

Troubleshooting ...........................................................

29

6.

Specifications................................................................

31

 

6.1

System Requirements................................................

31

7.

Technical Support ........................................................

31

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TOURING YOURDC E510

1.1 Checking the Package DC E510 Contents

The package includes the following items:

 

 

 

 

 

1.

User’s manual

User's Manual

5

2.

USB cable

 

3.

Lithium-ionbattery

 

 

 

 

4.

Hand strap (with

 

 

 

stylus)

 

6

5.

DC E510 software

 

 

CD-ROM

 

 

 

 

7

6.

DC E510 digital

 

 

 

camera

 

 

7.

AC adapter

 

 

8.

Conversion adapter

 

8

 

 

If any of the items are missing or appear to be damaged, contact your dealer. Save the packaging in the event you need to ship your camera for service.

1.2 DC E510 Components

1.2.1 Front View

1.

Zoom controller

1 2

3 4

5

 

Playback: switches between

 

 

 

 

 

thumbnail and full screen

 

 

 

 

 

view.

 

 

 

 

Video/Still picture: zooms in

 

 

 

 

 

and out.

 

 

 

2.

Shutter button

 

 

 

3.

Built-inflash

 

 

 

4.

Microphone

 

 

6

5.

AF lamp /Self-timerLED

 

 

 

 

 

6.

Speaker

 

 

 

7.

Lens/Lens cover

 

 

7

8.Conversion adapter terminal for

AV/USB/AC.

8

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1.2.2 Rear View

1.Power button

2.Status LED

3.LCD panel

4.Menu button

5.Photo Frame button

6.Playback mode button

7.Snapshot/Video capture mode button

8.Navigation (refer to “Using the Navigation and Mode Buttons” on page 8 for a description of each button.)

9.Battery/SD card compartment

10.Display button

11.Tripod socket

1

2

3

4

5

 

 

 

 

6

 

 

 

 

7

 

YR

 

 

 

 

TTE

 

 

 

 

BA

 

 

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

 

 

 

 

10

 

 

 

 

11

Note

The LCD on the digital camera is manufactured with sophisticated technology, however, the display may have some light spots or show unusual colors. This is normal and does not indicate display malfunction, nor will this affect the pictures you take with the camera.

1.2.3 Indicator LED Status

Status

Top Indicator LED (Green)

Top Indicator LED (Orange)

Front Indicator LED (Green)

 

 

 

 

Always On

Power is on, ready to use

 

 

 

 

Fast

Processing data

Error/Warning or Low

Self-timerindicator is

Blinking

Power

activated

 

 

 

 

 

Slow

AF (autofocus) is processing

Flash is charging

Blinking

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2 Touring your DC E510