Canon 2232B002AA User Manual

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Camera User Guide

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Make sure you read this guide before using the camera.

Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the future.

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Checking the Package Contents

Check if the following items are included in your camera package. If anything is missing, contact the retailer from which you purchased the camera.

Camera

Battery Pack NB-6L

 

Battery Charger

 

(with Terminal Cover)

 

CB-2LY/CB-2LYE

Interface Cable

AV Cable

 

Wrist Strap

IFC-400PCU

AVC-DC400

 

 

WS-DC10

 

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Getting Started

 

DIGITAL CAMERAYWarranty “Canon Customer

 

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Support” Leaflet

 

Solution Disk

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Using the PDF Manuals

 

 

Also refer to the PDF manuals on the CD-ROM.After installation, shortcut icons appear on the desktop. If the software installation fails, you can find the manuals in the Readme folder on theCD-ROM.

Camera User Guide (This Guide)

Once you have mastered the basics, use the camera’s many features to shoot more challenging photos.

Personal Printing Guide

Read when you want to connect the camera to a printer (sold separately) and print.

Software Guide

Read when you want to use the included software.

A memory card is not included.

Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals.

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Read This First

Test Shots

Take some initial test shots and play them back to make sure the images were recorded correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded in a way that is machine readable.

Warning Against Copyright Infringement

The images recorded with this camera are intended for personal use. Do not record images that infringe upon copyright laws without the prior permission of the copyright holder. Please be advised that in certain cases the copying of images from performances, exhibitions, or commercial properties by means of a camera or other device may contravene copyright or other legal rights even if the image was shot for personal use.

Warranty Limitations

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This camera’s warranty is only effective in the country of sale. If there is a problem with the camera while Pabroad, please return it to the country of sale

before proceeding with a warranty claim to a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the customer support list supplied withOyour camera.

LCD Monitor

The LCD monitorCis produced with extremelyhigh-precisionmanufacturing techniques. More than 99.99% of the pixels operate to specification, but occasionallynon-performingpixels may appear as bright or dark dots. This is not a malfunction and has no effect on the recorded image.

Camera Body Temperature

Please take care when operating the camera for an extended period as the camera body may become warm. This is not a malfunction.

Memory Cards

The various types of memory cards that can be used in this camera are collectively referred to as memory cards in this guide.

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Take good landscapes
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Shoot in places where I cannot use the flash (turn off the flash) 59 Take pictures with me in them too (self-timer) . . . . . 63, 64, 78, 79 Insert the date and time into my shots . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62 Take close-up pictures of subjects (macro shooting) . . . . . . . . . 70 Take close-up pictures of subjects using the zoom
(digital macro shooting). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Take sepia toned or black and white pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 77 Add special effects when shooting (Creative Light Effect) . . . . . 65 Change the size of picture I want to take (recording pixels) . . . . 72 Take pictures continuously . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 Shoot without the effects of camera shake (image stabilization) . . 145 Shoot without the effects of camera shake even in low light
conditions (High ISO Auto) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58, 74 Maintain the focus on moving subjects (Servo AF). . . . . . . . . . . 85 Make dark subjects appear brighter (i-Contrast). . . . . . . . . . . . . 90

What Do You Want to Do?

Shoot

 

Shoot, leaving it to the camera to make settings . .

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Shoot to match special conditions. . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Take good people shots

 

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What Do You Want to Do?

View

 

Look at my pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Automatically play back pictures (slideshow) . . . . . .

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Look at my pictures on a TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Quickly search pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Erase pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Protect pictures from accidental erasure. . . . . . . . . .

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Shoot/View Movies

 

Shoot movies

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View movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .E. . . . . . 33, 102

Print

 

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Easily print pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .29

 

 

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Save images to a computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .34

 

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Other

 

Turn off sounds . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Use the camera abroad. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Table of Contents

Chapters 1 – 3 explain the basic operations and frequently used functions of this camera. Chapters 4 onward explain the advanced functions, letting you learn more as you read each chapter.

Checking the Package Contents .......

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Returning the Camera

 

Read This First ..................................

 

 

3

 

to Default Settings .....................

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What Do You Want to Do?

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Low Level

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Conventions Used in this Guide

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Memory Card Formatting ..........

 

Power Saving Function

 

Safety Precautions

 

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(Auto Power Down)

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Clock Functions

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1 Getting Started ....................

 

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Using the Touch Panel

 

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Shooting in Special

 

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

 

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Conditions and Commonly

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Inserting the Battery and

 

 

 

 

Used Functions...................

.............................Memory Card

 

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Shooting in Various Conditions

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Setting the Date and Time

 

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Turning the Flash Off

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Setting the Display Language

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Zooming in More Closely on Subjects

 

 

 

 

 

Formatting Memory Cards

 

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(Digital Zoom)

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Pressing the Shutter Button

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Inserting the Date and Time............

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Taking Pictures

 

 

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Using the Self-Timer

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Viewing Images

 

 

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Using the Face Self-Timer ..............

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Erasing Images

 

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Special Effects for Night Backgrounds

................................Printing Images

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(Creative Light Effect)................

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Shooting Movies ..............................

 

 

 

 

Viewing Movies................................

 

 

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Choosing Settings Yourself

Transferring Images to a Computer.34

 

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.....................................Accessories

 

 

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Shooting in Program AE

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Separately Sold Accessories

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Adjusting the Brightness

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(Exposure Compensation).........

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......................2 Learning More

 

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Turning the Flash On ......................

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Components Guide..........................

 

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...........Shooting Close-ups (Macro)

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Information Displayed

 

 

 

Shooting Far Away Subjects

 

on the Screen.............................

 

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(Infinity)......................................

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Indicator ...........................................

 

 

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Zooming In on Close Subjects

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FUNC. Menu – Basic Operations

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(Digital Macro) ...........................

Changing the Recording Pixels

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MENU – Basic Operations

 

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Changing the Compression Ratio

 

Changing the Sound Settings

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(Image Quality)

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Changing the Screen Brightness

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Changing the Movie Mode.............. 98 Changing the Image Quality ........... 99 AE Lock/Exposure Shift ................ 100
6 Using Various Functions for Shooting Movies................. 97
5 Getting More Out of
Your Camera ....................... 81
Holding the Camera and Shooting Vertically (Vertical Shutter) ....... 80
Changing the Composition
with the Focus Lock .................. 80
Shooting Using a TV Monitor .......... 79
Customizing the Self-Timer............. 79
Quickly Searching Images............. 106
Viewing Images
in Filtered Playback ................. 108 Viewing Slideshows....................... 109 Checking the Focus....................... 111 Magnifying Images ........................ 112 Changing Image Transitions ......... 113
Easy Operations Ywith Touch Actions .................. 113
Viewing Images on a TV ............... 115 Changing the AF Frame Mode........P82 Viewing Images
Magnifying the Focal Point.............. 83 on a High-Definition TV ........... 116 Shooting with the AF LockO.............. 84 rotecting Images ......................... 117 Shooting with Servo AF .................. 85 Erasing All Images ........................ 119
Choosing theCSubject to Focus n Organizing Images by Category (Touch AF) ................................ 86 (My Category).......................... 122
Changing the Metering Mode.......... 87 Tagging Images as Favorites ........ 124 Shooting with the AE Lock.............. 88 Rotating Images ............................ 125 Shooting with the FE Lock .............. 88 Resizing Images............................ 126 Shooting with Slow Synchro ........... 89 Trimming ....................................... 127
Correcting the Brightness and Adding Effects
Shooting (i-Contrast)................. 90 with the My Colors Function .... 129 Red-Eye Correction ........................ 91 Correcting the Brightness
Checking for Shut Eyes .................. 91 (i-Contrast)............................... 130 Shooting Long Exposures............... 92 Correcting the Red-Eye Effect....... 131
Changing the Color and Shooting... 93 Printing from the Print List
Shooting Stitch Assist Images ........ 96 (DPOF) .................................... 132 Choosing Images for Printing
(DPOF) .................................... 134
Shooting Using the Two Second Self-Timer ................................. 78
7 Using Playback and Other Functions........................... 105
Changing the Tone of an Image
(My Colors) ............................... 77
Editing ........................................... 103
Continuous Shooting....................... 76
Playback Functions ....................... 102
Adjusting the White Balance........... 75
Other Shooting Functions.............. 101
Changing the ISO Speed ................ 74
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Table of Contents

..8 Customizing the Camera

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............9 Useful Information

149

Changing Functions.......................

138

Using Household Power................

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Changing Shooting Functions........

143

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

151

Changing Playback Functions .......

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List of Messages that Appear

 

Changing the Start-up Image

 

 

on the Screen ..........................

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or Sound ..................................

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Functions Available in Each

 

 

 

 

Shooting Mode ........................

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Menus ...........................................

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Handling Precautions ....................

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

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Index .............................................

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Conventions Used in this Guide

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Icons are used in the text to represent the camera buttons and switches.

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Language that displays on the screen appears inside [ ] (square brackets).

The directional buttons, control dial, and FUNC./SET button are

 

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represented by the following icons.

 

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(Up button)

 

(FUNC./SET button)

 

(Right button)

 

(Left button)

(Down button)(Control dial)

: Troubleshooting tips.

: Hints for getting more out of your camera.

: Things you should be careful about.

: Supplemental information.

(p. xx): Reference pages. “xx” stands for page number.

This guide assumes all functions are at their default settings.

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Safety Precautions

Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly.

The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries to yourself and other persons, or damage to the equipment.

Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use.

Warning Denotes the possibility of serious injury or death.

Caution Denotes the possibility of injury.

Caution Denotes the possibility of damage to the equipment.

Warning

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Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human eyes.

Exposure to the intense light produced by theYflash could damage eyesight. In particular, remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash.

Store this equipment out of thePreach of children and infants.

Strap: Putting the strap around a child’s neck could result in asphyxiation. Memory card: DangerousOif accidentally swallowed. If this occurs, contact a doctor immediately.

Do not attemptCto disassemble or alter any part of the equipment that is not expressly described in this guide.

To avoid the risk of injury, do not touch the interior of the camera if it has been dropped or otherwise damaged.

Stop operating the camera immediately if it emits smoke, a strange smell, or otherwise behaves abnormally.

Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol, benzine, or thinner to clean the equipment.

Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the camera.

This could result in fire or electrical shock.

If liquid or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior, immediately turn the camera power off and remove the battery.

Use only recommended power sources.

Using other power sources could result in fire or electrical shock.

Battery, Battery Charger

Use only recommended batteries.

Do not place the battery near or in direct flame.

Do not let the battery come into contact with water (e.g. sea water) or other liquids.

Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery.

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Safety Precautions

Avoid dropping or subjecting the battery to severe impacts.

This may cause explosions or leaks, resulting in fire, injury and damage to the surroundings. In the event that a battery leaks and the eyes, mouth, skin or clothing contacts these substances, immediately flush with water and seek medical assistance. If the battery charger becomes wet, unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.

Use only the specified battery charger to charge the battery.

Do not cut, damage, alter or place heavy items on the power cord.

Unplug the power cord periodically and wipe away any dust and dirt that has collected on the plug, the exterior of the power outlet, and the surrounding area.

Do not handle the power cord with wet hands.

This could result in fire or electrical shock.

Other Warnings

Do not play the suppliedCD-ROM(s)in any CD player that does not support dataCD-ROMs.

Playing the CD-ROM(s)in an audio CD player (music player) could damage the

speakers. It is also possible to suffer hearing loss from listening with headphones to

the loud sounds of a CD-ROMplayed on a music CD player.

 

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Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks when hanging it by the strap.

Be careful not to bump or push strongly on the lens.

This could damage the camera or lead to injury.

Do not use the equipment in a manner that exceeds the rated capacity of the electrical outlet or wiring accessories. Do not use if the power cord or plug are damaged, or not fully plugged into the outlet.

This could result in electrical shock or fire.

Avoid using, placing or storing the camera in the following places.

-Places subject to strong sunlight.

-Places subject to temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F).

-Humid or dusty areas.C

These could cause leakage, overheating or an explosion of the battery, resulting in electrical shock, fire, burns or other injuries. High temperatures may also cause deformation of the casing.

Do not allow dirt or metal objects (such as pins or keys) to contact the charger terminals or plug.

This could result in fire, electrical shock or other damage.

The slideshow transition effects may cause discomfort when viewed for prolonged periods.

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