Canon 240 HS User Manual
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Camera User Guide

Before use, be sure to read this guide, including the safety precautions.

This guide will familiarize you with how to use the camera correctly.

Keep the guide handy for future reference.

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Package Contents

Before use, make sure the following items are included in the package. If anything is missing, contact your camera dealer.

 

IXUS 510 HS

IXUS 510 HS

Camera

Battery Pack NB-9L

Battery Charger

 

(with terminal cover)

CB-2LB/CB-2LBE

IXUS 240 HS

 

IXUS 240 HS

Battery Pack NB-11L

Battery Charger

(with terminal cover)

CB-2LD/2LDE

Interface Cable

Wrist Strap

IFC-400PCU

WS-DC10

Getting Started*

DIGITAL CAMERA

Warranty System

 

Solution Disk

Booklet

A memory card is not included(p. 3).

*For instructions on Wi-Fiset-upand use, refer to the "Wireless LAN Guide" on the DIGITAL CAMERA Manuals Disk.

User Manuals

For information about the included software, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide, on the DIGITAL CAMERA Manuals Disk(p. 29).

Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. Microsoft Word/ Word Viewer can be installed to view the Word manuals (required only for manuals for the Middle East).

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Compatible Memory Cards

The following memory cards (sold separately) can be used, regardless of capacity.

IXUS 510 HS

microSD memory cards*

microSDHC memory cards*

microSDXC memory cards*

IXUS 240 HS

SD memory cards*

SDHC memory cards*

SDXC memory cards*

Eye-Ficards

*Conforms to SD specifications. However, not all memory cards have been verified to work with the camera.

IXUS 240 HS

About Eye-FiCards

This product is not guaranteed to support Eye-Ficard functions (including wireless transfer). In case of an issue with anEye-Ficard, please check with the card manufacturer.

Also note that approval is required to use Eye-Ficards in many countries or regions. Without approval, use of the card is not permitted. If it is unclear whether the card has been approved for use in the area, please check with the card manufacturer.

Always confirm beforehand that memory cards are supported on other devices such as card readers and computers (including the current version of your operating system).

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Part Names and Conventions in This

Guide

IXUS 510 HS

Lens

Wireless LAN indicator

Zoom lever

Shooting: i (telephoto) /j (wide angle)

Playback: k (magnify) /g (index)Shutter button

Indicator

1 (Playback) button

ON/OFF button

LampFlash

Microphone

Speaker

Battery cover

DC coupler terminal cover

Tripod socket

Screen (LCD monitor)

Memory card cover

Strap mount

HDMITM terminal

AV OUT (Audio/video output) / DIGITAL terminal

In this guide, icons are used to represent the corresponding camera buttons and switches on which they appear or which they resemble.

On-screentext is indicated in brackets.

: Important information you should know

: Notes and tips for expert camera use

(p. xx): Pages with related information (in this example, “xx” represents a page number)

Instructions in this guide apply to the camera under default settings.

For convenience, all supported memory cards are simply referred to as “the memory card”.

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Part Names and Conventions in This Guide

IXUS 240 HS

Lens

Speaker

Zoom lever

Shooting: i (telephoto) /j (wide angle)

Playback: k (magnify) /g (index)Shutter button

ON/OFF button

Mode switch

Flash

LampMicrophone

Tripod socket

Screen (LCD monitor)

Memory card/battery cover

1 (Playback) button

Indicator

DC coupler cable port

Strap mount

HDMITM terminal

AV OUT (Audio/video output) / DIGITAL terminal

Wireless LAN indicator

The tabs shown above titles indicate whether the function is used for still images, movies, or both.

Still Images : Indicates that the function is used when shooting or viewing still images.

Movies : Indicates that the function is used when shooting or viewing movies.

The following icons are used to indicate functions that differ depending on the camera model:

IXUS 510 HS : Functions and precautions for the IXUS 510 HS only.IXUS 240 HS : Functions and precautions for the IXUS 240 HS only.

This guide uses IXUS 510 HS illustrations and screenshots for all explanations.

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Contents

 

Package Contents .............................

2

Compatible Memory Cards ................

3

Part Names and Conventions in

 

This Guide .......................................

4

Contents ............................................

6

Contents: Basic Operations ...............

8

Safety Precautions...........................

10

Preliminary Notes and Legal

 

Information.....................................

13

Touch-Screen Operations................

14

Initial Preparations ...........................

15

Trying the Camera Out ....................

24

Included Software, Manuals ............

29

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

36

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

37

1 Camera Basics .................

45

On/Off ..............................................

46

Shutter Button..................................

47

Shooting Display Options ................

48

FUNC. Menu....................................

49

n Menu....................................

50

Indicator Display ..............................

51

2 Smart Auto Mode .............

53

Shooting in Smart Auto Mode..........

54

Common, Convenient Features.......

61

Using Face ID ..................................

67

Image Customization Features........

75

Helpful Shooting Features ...............

79

Customizing Camera Operation ......

81

3 Other Shooting Modes

.....83

Specific Scenes...............................

84

Applying Special Effects..................

87

Special Modes for Other

 

Purposes.......................................

94

Shooting Various Movies ..............

102

4 G mode ...........................

105

Shooting in Program AE Mode

 

(G Mode) ....................................

106

Image Brightness

 

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

107

Color and Continuous Shooting ....

110

Shooting Range and Focusing......

114

Flash .............................................

122

Other Settings ...............................

124

5 Playback Mode ...............

129

Viewing..........................................

130

Browsing and Filtering Images......

135

Editing Face ID Information...........

138

Image Viewing Options .................

139

Protecting Images .........................

142

Erasing Images .............................

144

Rotating Images ............................

146

Image Categories..........................

147

Convenient Control:

 

Touch Actions .............................

149

Editing Still Images........................

151

Editing Movies...............................

156

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6 Setting Menu ..................

157

Adjusting Basic Camera

 

Functions ....................................

158

7 Accessories....................

169

Tips on Using Included

 

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

170

Optional Accessories ....................

171

Using Optional Accessories ..........

173

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

180

Using an Eye-Fi Card....................

192

 

Contents

8 Appendix.........................

195

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

196

On-Screen Messages....................

200

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

203

On-Screen Information ..................

204

Functions and Menu Tables

.......... 208

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

216

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Contents: Basic Operations

4 Shoot

 

 

z Usecamera-determinedsettings (Auto Mode) .............................

54

Shooting people well

 

 

I

P

 

Portraits (p. 84)

Against Snow

Smooth Skin (p. 86)

 

(p. 85)

 

Matching specific scenes

 

 

 

IXUS 510 HS

 

 

t

Night Scenes

Low Light

Fireworks

(p. 85)

(p. 85)

(p. 85)

Applying special effects

 

 

Vivid Colors

Poster Effect

Fish-EyeEffect

(p. 87)

(p. 87)

(p. 88)

Miniature Effect (p. 88)

Toy Camera Effect

Soft Focus (p. 90)

 

(p. 90)

 

Monochrome

 

 

(p. 91)

 

 

z Focus on faces ...............................................................

 

54, 84, 116

z Without using the flash (Flash Off) ...............................................

65

z With myself in the shot(Self-Timer)........................................

62, 98

z Add the shooting date and time (Date Stamp)..............................

66

z Use Face ID..........................................................................

 

67, 138

z Movie clips and photos together (Movie Digest)

........................... 94

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Contents: Basic Operations

1 View

 

z View images (Playback Mode) ...................................................

130

z Automatic playback (Slideshow).................................................

140

z On a TV ......................................................................................

173

z On a computer..............................................................................

30

z Browse through images quickly..................................................

135

z Erase images..............................................................................

144

E Shoot/View Movies

 

z Shoot movies........................................................................

54, 102

z View movies ...............................................................................

130

z Fast-movingsubjects,slow-motionplayback .............................

102

c Print

 

z Print pictures...............................................................................

180

Save

 

z Save images to a computer..........................................................

30

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