Canon 1774B001 User Manual

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ENGLISH

Basic

The Components Guide

Preparations

Shooting

Playback/Erasing

Menus and Settings

Printing

Downloading Images to a Computer

Camera User Guide

Please Read This First

This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.

CDI-E277-010

© 2007 CANON INC.

PRINTED IN MALAYSIA

Flowchart and Reference Guides

The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below.

For information on included items and items sold separately

The Components Guide

Preparations

Installing the batteries and memory card

Setting the date, time and language

Shooting

Playback/Erasing

System Map

Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide)

• Read this first.

Menus and Settings

Handling precautions, references to the various shooting and playback functions

Printing

Installing the software

Downloading images to a computer

Using the software

You may not be able to achieve the full performance of this camera with the included memory card.

Advanced Camera User

Guide

Direct Print User Guide

Basic Camera User

Guide (This Guide)

Software Starter Guide

ZoomBrowser EX/

ImageBrowser

Software User Guide

PDF manuals available on the Canon website. http://web.canon.jp/ Imaging/information-e.html

In this guide, the Basic Camera User Guide is called theBasic Guide, and theAdvanced Camera User Guide is called theAdvanced Guide.

The Components Guide

Front View

Guide Components The

aMicrophone (Advanced Guide pp. 38, 69)bAF-assistBeam (Advanced Guide p. 21)

cRed-EyeReduction Lamp (Advanced Guide p. 30)dSelf-TimerLamp (p. 16)

eViewfinder Window (Advanced Guide p. 16) fFlash (p. 14)

gTerminal Cover

hA/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 72) iDIGITAL Terminal (p. 26)

jDC IN (Power input) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 103) kLens

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Back View

Attaching the

Wrist Strap

aLCD Monitor (Advanced Guide p. 12) bViewfinder (Advanced Guide p. 16) cSpeaker

dWrist Strap Mount

eMemory Card Slot / Battery Cover Lock (p. 5) fMemory Card Slot / Battery Cover (p. 5)

gTripod Socket

In order to avoid dropping the camera, we recommend attaching the wrist strap before using the camera.

The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film for protection against scratches during shipment. If so, remove the film before using the camera.

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Controls

aIndicators (p. 4)

bPower Button (p. 9)

cZoom Lever (p. 13, Advanced Guide p. 60)

 

Shooting:

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Wide Angle)/

 

 

 

(Telephoto)

 

Playback:

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Index)/

(Magnify)

dShutter Button (p. 10)

 

 

 

 

 

eShooting Mode Dial (pp. 9, 11)

 

f

(Print/Share) Button (p. 21)

gFUNC./SET (Function/Set) Button (p. 19,Advanced Guide p. 18) hMENU Button (p. 20,Advanced Guide p. 19)

iDISP. (Display) Button (Advanced Guide p. 12)

j

(Playback)/

(Shooting) Button (p. 7)

k

(Macro)/

Button (p. 15)

l

/ (Jump)/

Button (Advanced Guide pp. 54, 62)

m

(Flash)/

Button (p. 14)

n

(Continuous)/

(Self-timer)/(Single Image Erase)/

 

Button (pp. 16, 18, Advanced Guide p. 32)

Guide Components The

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Indicators

The camera indicators will light or blink under the following conditions.

Never do the following while the indicator blinks green. These actions may corrupt image data.

-Shake or jolt the camera

-Shut off the power, or open the memory card slot/battery cover

zUpper Indicator

Green: Ready to shoot (camera beeps twice)/when connected to a computer

Blinking Green: During camera startup/image recording/reading/ erasing/transferring (when connected to a computer/printer)

Orange: Ready to shoot (flash on)

Blinking Orange: Ready to shoot (camera shake warning), charging flash

zLower Indicator

Yellow: Macro mode/AF lock mode

Blinking Yellow: Focusing difficulty (camera beeps once)

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Preparations

1.Installing the batteries.

1.Slide the memory card slot/battery cover lock (a) and open the cover (b).

2.Insert the 2 supplied AA-sizealkaline batteries, or separately soldAA-sizeNiMH batteries.

Positive end (+)

Negative

 

end (–)

ÎSee the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 96)

2.Inserting the memory card.

1.Insert the memory card until it clicks into place.

2.Close the memory card slot/battery cover (a), pressing down and sliding it until it clicks into place (b).

Front

Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before inserting it in the camera. It may damage the camera, or the camera may not recognize the card, if it is inserted incorrectly.

ÎSee the Advanced Guide: Handling the Memory Card (p. 98).

ÎSee the Advanced Guide: Formatting Memory Cards (p. 25).

Preparations

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To Remove the Memory Card

Push the memory card with your finger until the memory card clicks and then release it.

You can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide.

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Turning the Power On/Off

Turning the Camera On/Off in Shooting Mode

1. Press the power button.

Power Button

The indicators blink while the camera turns on.

2. Pressing the power button again turns the power off.

Indicators

Turning the Camera On/Off in Playback Mode

1. Press the /button.

The indicators blink while the camera turns on.

2. Press the power button to turn the power off.

Indicators /Button

Switching between Shooting Mode and Playback Mode

Power Off

Press the power button.

 

Shooting

 

 

 

Mode

 

 

 

 

Press the

Press the

 

/ button.

/

button.

Press the power

 

 

Press the shutter

button.

 

 

button halfway.

 

Playback

 

 

Mode

Preparations

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First Time Settings

Setting the Date/Time

1.Press the power button (a).

2.Use the orbutton to select an item and theorbutton to change its value (b).

3.Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button (c).

The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 20).

The date/time setting screen will appear when the camera power is turned on for the first time, or when the capacity of the lithium date battery is depleted.

ÎSee the Advanced Guide: Replacing the Date Battery (p. 106).

Setting the Display Language

1.Press the /button.

2.Hold down the FUNC./SET button and press the MENU button.

3.Use the ,,orbutton to select a language and press the FUNC./SET button.

The display language can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 20).

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