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INSTRUCTION MANUAL

Digital Camera

6 Mega Pixels

VPC-S670

Preface i

Preface

About this Manual

This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice.

Copyright

This manual contains proprietary information protected by copyright. All rights are reserved. No part of this manual may be reproduced by any mechanical, electronic or other means, in any form, without prior written permission of the manufacturer.

© Copyright 2007

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance

This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

Increase the distance between the equipment and the receiver.

Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Warning: A shielded-type power cord is required in order to meet FCC emission limits and to prevent interference to radio and television reception. Use only shielded cable to connect I/O devices to this equipment. Any changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void your warranty and service agreement.

Declaration of Conformity

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following conditions:

This device may not cause harmful interference.

This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undersired operation.

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About this Manual

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Trademark Recognition

Windows 98/2000/ME/XP are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is an abbreviated term referring to the Microsoft Windows Operation System. Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Corporation. ArcSoft is the trademark of ArcSoft System, Inc. All other companies or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

Safety and Handling Precautions

Camera Information

Do not take apart or attempt to service the camera yourself.

Do not expose the camera to moisture, or extreme temperatures.

Allow the camera to warm up when moving from cold to warm temperatures.

Do not touch the camera lens.

Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight for extended periods.

Do not use abrasive chemicals, cleaning solvents or strong detergents to clean the product. Wipe the product with a slightly damp soft cloth.

Battery Information

Turn off the camera before installing or removing the battery.

Use only the type of battery. Using other types of battery may damage the equipment and invalidate the warranty.

Inserting the battery upside down can cause damage to the product and possibly start a fire.

Download all pictures and remove the battery from the camera if you are going to store the camera for long periods.

Safety and Handling Precautions

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Safety Instructions

Read and understand all Warnings and Cautions before using this product.

WARNING

Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera.

This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask the store of purchase.

Do not use the camera in areas near water.

This might cause fire or electric shock. Take special care during rain, snow, on the beach, or near the shore.

Do not place the camera on inclined or unstable surfaces.

This might cause the camera to fall or tilt over, causing injury.

Keep the battery out of the reach of children.

Swallowing battery might cause poisoning. If the battery is accidentally swallowed, immediately consult a physician.

Do not use the camera while you are walking, driving or riding a vehicle.

This might cause you to fall over or result in traffic accident.

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CAUTION

Insert the battery paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or -) of the terminals.

Inserting the battery with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking.

Do not fire the flash close to anyone’s eyes.

This might cause damage to the person’s eyesight.

Do not subject the LCD monitor to impact.

This might damage the glass on the screen or cause the internal fluid to leak. If the internal fluid enters your eyes or comes into contact with your body or clothes, rinse with fresh water.

If the internal fluid has entered your eyes, consult a physician to receive treatment.

A camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it, strike it or use excessive force when handling the camera.

This might cause damage to the camera.

Do not use the camera in humid, steamy, smoky, or dusty places.

This might cause fire or electric shock.

Do not remove the battery immediately after long period of continuous use.

The battery becomes hot during use. Touching a hot battery might cause burns.

Do not wrap the camera or place it in cloth or blankets.

This might cause heat to build up and deform the case, resulting in fire.

Use the camera in a well-ventilated place.

Do not leave the camera in places where the temperature may rise significantly, such as inside a car.

This might adversely affect the case or the parts inside, resulting in fire.

Before you move the camera, disconnect cords and cables.

Failure to do this might damage cords and cables, resulting in fire and electric shock.

Warning:

TO PREVENT THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE

FOR AMERICAN USERS

The following advisory is included in accordance with the laws of the State of California (USA):

WARNING:

This product contains chemicals, including lead, known to the States of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.

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• This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class

 

 

 

 

B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are

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designated to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a

 

 

 

residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio

 

 

frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with instructions,

 

 

may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no

 

 

guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this

 

 

equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,

 

 

 

 

which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is

 

 

encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following

 

 

measures:

 

 

*

Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.

 

 

*

Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.

 

 

*

Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which

 

 

 

the receiver is connected.

 

 

*

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

 

 

• Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

FOR CANADIAN USERS

This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003

FOR EU USERS

Note:

This symbol mark and recycle system apply to EU countries and do not apply to countries in other areas of the world.

Your SANYO product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and reused.

This symbol means that electrical and electronic equipment, at their end- of-life, should be disposed of separately from your household waste. Please dispose of the equipment at your local community waste collection/recycling centre.

In the European Union there are separate collection systems for used electrical and electronic products.

Please help up to conserve the environment we live in!

Manufacturer and Address

SANYO Electric Co., Ltd.

5-5, Keihan-hondori, 2-chome,

Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan

Authorized Representative and Address

SANYO FISHER Sales (Europe) GmbH

Stahlgruberring 4, D-81829 Munich, Germany

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Symbols used in this manual

Points giving some extended instructions or special points to pay attention to.

You many find the answers to questions or problems concerning camera operation in the sections “Troubleshooting”.

FCC Information

Tested To Comply With FCC Standards

FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE

Declaration of Conformity

Model number: VPC-S670 Trade Name: SANYO

Responsible party: SANYO FISHER COMPANY Address: 21605 Plummer Street

Chatsworth, California 91311 Telephone No.: (818) 998-7322

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

(1)this device may not cause harmful interference, and

(2)this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Canadian ICES-003 Information

This class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

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Trademark Information

Microsoft® and Windows® are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft

Corporation.

Pentium® is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.

Macintosh® is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.

SD™ is a trademark.

SDHC™ is a trademark.

Other names and products may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.

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Notice:

Product design and specifications are subject to change without notice. This includes primary product specifications, software, software drivers, and user’s manual. This User Manual is a general reference guide for the product.

The product and accessories that come with your camera may be different from those described in this manual. This is due to the fact that different retailers often specify slightly different product inclusions and accessories to suit their market requirements, customer demographics, and geographical preferences. Products very often vary between retailers especially with accessories such as batteries, memory cards, cables, pouches, and language support. Occasionally a retailer will specify a unique product color, appearance, and internal memory capacity. Contact your dealer for precise product definition and included accessories.

The illustrations in this manual are for the purpose of explanation and may differ from the actual design of your camera.

The manufacturer assumes no liability for any errors or discrepancies in this user manual.

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Table of Contents

 

Preface ....................................................................................................

i

About this Manual ..............................................................................................

i

Copyright ............................................................................................................................

i

Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance ................................................

i

Declaration of Conformity ...................................................................................................

i

Trademark Recognition ......................................................................................................

ii

Safety and Handling Precautions ....................................................................

ii

Camera Information ............................................................................................................

ii

Battery Information .............................................................................................................

ii

Introduction ...........................................................................................

1

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

1

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

1

Main Features ....................................................................................................

1

Camera Views ...................................................................................................

2

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

2

Back View ..........................................................................................................................

2

Top View ............................................................................................................................

2

Bottom View ......................................................................................................................

3

Left / Right View ................................................................................................................

3

LED Indicators ..................................................................................................

3

Camera Buttons ................................................................................................

4

Navigation Buttons ............................................................................................................

4

The Scene Button ..............................................................................................................

6

Function Buttons ................................................................................................................

7

LCD screen ........................................................................................................

8

Capture/Video Mode Display .............................................................................................

8

Camera Setup ......................................................................................

13

Attaching the Wrist Strap ...............................................................................

13

Inserting the Batteries ....................................................................................

13

Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card ..............................................................

14

Turning On ......................................................................................................

14

First Time Use .................................................................................................

15

Getting Started ....................................................................................

16

Taking your First Photo .................................................................................

16

Anti-Shake Function ........................................................................................................

16

Using Macro Mode ..........................................................................................................

16

Setting the Flash Mode ....................................................................................................

16

Using the Zoom in/out Function .......................................................................................

17

Using the Self-timer and Burst Photography ...................................................................

17

Setting the Scene Mode ..................................................................................................

18

Face Detection AF/AE Function ......................................................................................

19

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Recording your First Video ............................................................................

19

Recording Voice Memos ................................................................................

19

Capture Settings ..................................................................................

20

The Capture Menu ..........................................................................................

20

Image Resolution .............................................................................................................

20

Image Quality ..................................................................................................................

21

Focus Zone ......................................................................................................................

21

EV Compensation ............................................................................................................

21

M-Burst Interval ...............................................................................................................

22

White Balance .................................................................................................................

22

ISO Speed .......................................................................................................................

22

AE Metering .....................................................................................................................

23

Color ................................................................................................................................

23

Sharpness .......................................................................................................................

23

Saturation ........................................................................................................................

23

Contrast ...........................................................................................................................

24

Setup ...............................................................................................................................

24

Video Capture Menu .......................................................................................

24

Video Resolution .............................................................................................................

24

White Balance .................................................................................................................

24

Color ................................................................................................................................

24

Saturation ........................................................................................................................

24

Contrast ...........................................................................................................................

25

Setup ...............................................................................................................................

25

Photo & Video Playback .....................................................................

26

Playback Mode Display ..................................................................................

26

Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen .................................................

28

Viewing M-Burst Photos ..................................................................................................

28

Listening to Voice Memo .................................................................................................

28

Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV ..............................................................

29

Zooming In During Playback .........................................................................

30

Deleting Photos/Videos ..................................................................................

30

Using the Playback Menu ..............................................................................

30

DPOF ...............................................................................................................................

30

Slideshow ........................................................................................................................

32

Resize ..............................................................................................................................

32

Rotate ..............................................................................................................................

33

Protect .............................................................................................................................

33

Red-Eye Compensation ..................................................................................................

34

Move ................................................................................................................................

34

Back to AUTO memory mode ..........................................................................................

34

Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC .......................................................

35

Camera Settings ..................................................................................

36

The Setup Menu ..............................................................................................

36

File Number .....................................................................................................................

36

Digital Zoom ....................................................................................................................

36

Quick View .......................................................................................................................

37

Camera Sound ................................................................................................................

37

Auto LCD Off ...................................................................................................................

37

Auto Power Off ................................................................................................................

37

Video Out .........................................................................................................................

38

USB Mode .......................................................................................................................

38

Date Stamp ......................................................................................................................

38

Date and Time .................................................................................................................

39

Language .........................................................................................................................

39

Image Storage .................................................................................................................

39

Format .............................................................................................................................

40

Reset ...............................................................................................................................

40

Voice Memo .....................................................................................................................

40

PictBridge Print (PTP) ....................................................................................

41

Image Storage .................................................................................................................

41

This Image .......................................................................................................................

42

Index Print .......................................................................................................................

43

DPOF Image ....................................................................................................................

43

All Images ........................................................................................................................

44

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

45

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

48

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Introduction 1

Introduction

Congratulations on the purchase of your new digital camera. This manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to use your camera, and is intended for your reference only.

System Requirements

In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following system requirements:

OS: Win Me, Windows 2000, Windows XP

Memory: 128MB or above

HDD space: 40 MB or above

USB port

Package Contents

Check the contents of your camera package. It should contain:

Digital camera

USB/AV 3-in-1 cable

Wrist strap

Two AA batteries

Camera pouch

Quick start guide for all regions

Bundled AP-CD (Application Software, Driver and User’s Manual for all regions)

Main Features

7.1 mega pixels resolution

15x zoom (Up to 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom)

1/2.5 inch CCD image sensor

2.4 inch LTPS TFT LCD monitor

10.5MB internal flash memory; support SD memory card from 32MB to 8GB.

Sleek and slim design

Easy-to-use button interface

PictBridge compatibility

Slideshow feature to review your pictures and movies

A/V output to view your pictures and movies on your TV

USB port to transfer photos and movies to your PC

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System Requirements

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Camera Views

Front View

 

Flash

 

Self-Mirror

 

Self-timer LED/AF

Wrist strap loop

assist lamp

Zoom Lens

Microphone

Back View

LCD screen

Top View

Zoom Lens

Power button

MENU

SCENE

Zoom button

Playback button

Four-way navigation buttons OK button

Scene button Menu button

Shutter button

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Bottom View

Tripod mount

Battery/SD card

compartment

 

Left / Right View

Wrist strap

Speaker

loop

 

 

USB/AV port

LED Indicators

 

LED

LED Status

Camera Status

 

 

 

 

Off

Power Off.

 

 

 

Power/Flash LED

Green (steady)

Ready to take pictures.

 

 

 

 

Green (blinking)

Camera busy.

 

 

 

 

Off

Self-timer off.

 

 

 

Self-timer LED/

Red (blinking) (1Hz)

Self-timer count down, flashes

during last 10 seconds.

Assist Lamp

 

 

 

 

Red (blinking) (4Hz)

Self-timer count down, flashes

 

during last 2 seconds.

 

 

Self-mirror: Useful for self portrait.

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LED Indicators

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Camera Buttons

Navigation Buttons

The four-way navigation buttons and the OK button allow you to access the various options available from the On Screen Display (OSD) menu. You can configure a wide range of settings to ensure maximum results from your photos and videos.

Icon

 

Button

Function

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Confirms a selection when using the OSD

 

 

 

 

 

 

menus.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

In Capture mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to enable AF area selection when

 

 

 

 

 

 

Selected Area is selected in Focus Zone

OK

 

OK

 

submenu

 

3. In Playback mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to start and pause the video playback

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to stop the voice memo playback

 

 

 

 

 

4.

In USB mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• MSDC: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

• PTP: Press to confirm the selection

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Moves up in the OSD menus.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

In Capture mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Scroll through the flash mode options (Auto,

 

 

 

 

 

 

Off, Fill, and Anti Red-eye.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to pan up in AF area selection

 

 

 

 

Up/Flash/Delete

3.

In Playback mode:

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to pan up in magnify/crop mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to move up in the thumbnail display

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to delete images.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

In USB mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• MSDC: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

• PTP: Press to scroll up through a menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Camera Buttons

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Icon

Button

Function

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Moves right in the OSD menus.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

In Capture mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to scroll through the Self-timer/Burst/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Multi-Burst mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to pan right in AF area selection

 

 

 

 

 

3.

In Video mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to scroll through the Self-timer options

 

 

 

 

Right/Self-timer/

4. In Playback mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Burst mode

 

• Press to pan right in magnify/crop mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to move right in the thumbnail display

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to navigate to next image in single up

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to fast forward video playback

 

 

 

 

 

5.

In USB mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• MSDC: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

• PTP: Press to select the next image in This

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image submenu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Moves down in the OSD menus.

 

 

 

 

 

2.

In Capture mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to turn off extra icons on the LCD

 

 

 

 

 

 

screen, press again to turn all icons back on

 

 

 

 

 

 

the LCD screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to pan down in AF area selection

 

 

 

 

 

3.

In Video mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to turn off extra icons on the LCD

 

 

 

 

Down/Screen

 

screen, press again to turn all icons back on

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

the LCD screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4.

In Playback mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to pan down in magnify/crop mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to move down in the thumbnail display

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to show the file information

 

 

 

 

 

5.

In USB mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

• MSDC: N/A

 

 

 

 

 

 

• PTP: Press to scroll down through a menu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Icon

Button

Function

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1.

Moves left in the OSD menus.

 

 

 

 

2.

Goes up to the previous level in the OSD

 

 

 

 

 

menus.

 

 

 

 

3.

In Capture mode:

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to enable Macro mode. Macro icon dis-

 

 

 

 

 

plays on the LCD screen

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to pan left in AF area selection

 

 

 

 

4.

In Playback mode:

 

 

 

Left/Macro

 

• Press to pan left in magnify/crop mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to move left in the thumbnail display

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to navigate to previous image in single

 

 

 

 

 

up

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to fast rewind video playback

 

 

 

 

5.

In USB mode:

 

 

 

 

 

• MSDC: N/A

• PTP: Press to select the previous image in

This Image submenu

The Scene Button

The camera is equipped with a convenient Scene button that takes you to the Scene Menu where you can scroll between different modes and choose different scene options. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to scroll and use the OK button to select. Use the Scene button to:

Mode Type

Icon Function

Auto

Scroll to Auto mode.

P-Mode

Scroll to Program mode.

(Program Mode)

 

Portrait

Scroll to Portrait mode.

Night Portrait

Scroll to Night Portrait mode.

Landscape

Scroll to Landscape mode.

Sport

Scroll to Sport mode.

Night Landscape

Scroll to Night Landscape mode.

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Backlight

Scroll to Backlight mode.

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Museum

Scroll to Museum mode.

Snow

Scroll to Snow mode.

 

Sunset

Scroll to Sunset mode.

Fireworks

Scroll to Fireworks mode.

Party

Scroll to Party mode.

Beach

Scroll to Beach mode.

Copy

Scroll to Copy mode.

Video

Scroll to Video mode.

Function Buttons

Icon

Button

Function

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MENU

Menu

Press to display the Menu options.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Playback

Press to review photos/videos clips saved in the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

internal memory or on the memory card.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In Capture mode:

T

 

 

 

Zoom in

• Press to zoom in on subject to be taken

 

 

 

 

 

In Playback mode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

• Press to zoom in on saved photos

In Capture mode:

Press to zoom out from the subject to be taken

W

 

Zoom out

In Playback mode:

 

Press to zoom out of saved photos

Press to view thumbnails of all current saved media

Camera Buttons

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LCD screen

The high resolution 2.4” TFT LCD screen shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image for your photo or video.

Use the Scene button to switch between screen modes. Press the Down/Screen

button to switch between a Full display (all icons are displayed), or a Simple display (only mode icon and focus area are shown while other icons are hidden).

Capture/Video Mode Display

Capture Mode

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9999

23

9

 

22

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

T

 

20

 

 

10

 

 

 

19

 

 

 

18

 

W

 

 

 

 

1/125

F3.5

-1.0EV

11

17

16 15 14

13

12

Video Mode

1

2

5

6

7

 

640

 

00:00:00

 

21

T

20

19

9

 

W

14

LCD screen

 

 

 

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No.

Name

Scene

Icon

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1

Scene indicator

Auto

 

 

 

 

 

 

P-Mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait

 

 

 

 

Night Portrait

 

 

 

 

Landscape

 

 

 

 

Sport

 

 

 

 

Night Landscape

 

 

 

 

Backlight

 

 

 

 

Museum

 

 

 

 

Snow

 

 

 

 

Sunset

 

 

 

 

Fireworks

 

 

 

 

Party

 

 

 

 

Beach

 

 

 

 

Copy

 

 

 

 

Video

 

 

2

Image Resolution

6M

 

 

 

 

3M

 

 

 

 

2M

 

 

 

 

VGA

 

 

 

 

 

LCD screen

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Introduction

 

 

 

3

Image Quality

Best

 

 

English

 

 

 

 

Better

 

 

 

Good

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

Flash

Auto Flash

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Flash Off

 

 

 

 

Fill Flash

 

 

 

 

Anti Red-eye

 

 

5

Self-timer/

M-Burst

 

 

 

Burst mode

Burst Mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self Timer

2 Seconds

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 Seconds

 

6

Macro indicator

Macro Mode

 

 

7

Image Counter

Capture Mode

Quantity

9999

 

 

Video Mode

Timer

00:00:00

8

Memory Interface

SD Card

 

 

 

 

Internal Memory

 

 

9

Date Stamp

-

 

 

10

Zoom Bar

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

T

 

 

-

 

 

 

 

 

 

W

11

EV

-

 

-1.0EV

Compensation

 

 

 

 

 

12

Aperture Value

-

 

F3.5

13

Shutter Speed

-

 

1/125

14

Battery Indicator

Battery Low

 

 

 

 

Battery Insufficient

 

 

LCD screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

Introduction

11

15

AF Frame

-

-

English

16

ISO Speed

Auto

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISO 80

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ISO 100

 

 

 

 

ISO 200

 

 

 

 

ISO 400

 

 

 

 

ISO 800

 

 

 

 

ISO 1000

 

 

17

Focus Zone

Multi-Zone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Center

 

 

 

 

Selected Area

 

 

18

Sharpness

High

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Normal

 

 

 

 

Low

 

 

19

Contrast

High

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Normal

 

 

 

 

Low

 

 

20

Saturation

High

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Normal

 

 

 

 

Low

 

 

 

 

 

LCD screen

12

Introduction

 

21

White Balance

Auto

English

 

 

Sunny

 

Tungsten

 

 

 

 

Fluorescent

 

 

Cloudy

22

Camera Steady

-

Warning

 

 

23

AE Metering

Average

 

 

Matrix

 

 

Spot

LCD screen

 

Camera Setup 13

Camera Setup

Attaching the Wrist Strap

Follow these instructions to attach the wrist strap to your camera to facilitate easy carrying:

1. Insert the short loop of the strap in the strap eyelet.

2. String the larger loop of the strap though the short loop and pull tight to attach the strap to the camera.

Inserting the Batteries

Follow these instructions to insert the two AA batteries into the battery compartment.

1. Open the battery compartment at the bottom of the camera.

2. Insert the batteries into the compartment observing the correct polarity.

3. Close the battery compartment.

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Note:

Supplied AA batteries, new ALKALINE AA batteries (not supplied) or fully charged AA rechargeable batteries (not supplied) should be used for the first time.

Attaching the Wrist Strap

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14 Camera Setup

Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card

The camera features 10.5 MB internal flash memory but you may also use an optional SD/MMC memory card for additional storage.

Follow these instructions to insert the SD/MMC card.

1. Open the battery compartment at the bottom of the camera.

2. Insert the SD/MMC card into the memory card slot as shown.

3. Close the battery compartment.

To remove the SD/MMC card, gently push the card until it pops out. Pull out the card carefully.

Turning On

Press and hold the Power button to turn on the camera. To turn off the camera, press the Power button again.

Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card

Camera Setup 15

First Time Use

Press the Power button as described in “Turning On” on page 14, a welcome screen displays momentarily on the LCD screen.

If the camera is turned on for the first time, the Language menu pops up automatically after powering on the camera.

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH

DEUTSCH

FRANCAIS

ITALIANO

ESPANOL

After the desired language is selected, the Date and Time menu pops up. Use the navigation buttons to toggle each field and adjust the value. Press the OK button to confirm.

DATE & TIME (Year)

2008 / 01 / 01 12 : 30

Press OK when done

Note:

If the Date and Time is reset (when running out the battery and not in use for a long period), the Date and Time setup screen displays automatically.

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First Time Use

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16 Getting Started

Getting Started

Now that you are familiar with the layout of your camera, you are ready to start taking photos and movies.

Taking your First Photo

Taking a photo with the camera is very simple.

Turn the camera on and press the Scene button to access the Auto mode.

1.Frame the shot on the LCD screen and press the Shutter button halfway. The camera automatically adjusts the focus and exposure. The focus bracket turns green when ready.

2.Press fully and hold the Shutter button to capture the image.

When a camera steady warning icon appears, hold the camera as still as possible, as a longer exposure time (more than 1/30 second) is required.

Anti-Shake Function

This function is only available in Auto capture mode. Press the OK button to enable the AntiShake function, and press again to disable it. An

Anti-Shake icon displays on the LCD screen when the function is activated.

Using Macro Mode

Macro mode is designed for close-up photography and can capture all detail even when your subject is very close to the camera. Press the Left/Macro naviga-

tion button. The Macro icon displays on the LCD screen.

Setting the Flash Mode

You can choose from four flash modes to suit various lighting conditions.

Press the Up/Flash/Delete navigation button to scroll through the four modes on the LCD screen. The flash setting remains the same for subsequent photos until you change it as described above.

Auto flash: The flash fires automatically when needed.

Flash off: The flash is turned off.

Fill flash: The flash always fires.

Taking your First Photo

Getting Started 17

Anti Red-eye: The flash fires twice so as to reduce the red-eye effect.

Using the Zoom in/out Function

The camera comes equipped with 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom that allows you to zoom in on your subject.

To use the zoom:

1.Press the right side of the Zoom switch T to zoom in on your subject.

2.Press the lefts side of the Zoom switch W to zoom out from your subject.

Using the Self-timer and Burst Photography

The camera comes equipped with a self-timer which allows you to take photos after a pre-defined delay. The burst photography feature allows you to take multiple consecutive photos by pressing and holding the Shutter button. The multi-burst photography feature allows you to take multiple (16) consecutive VGA photos by pressing the Shutter button once.

To set the self-timer/burst mode:

1. Press the Right/Self-timer/Burst mode navigation button to cycle

through the self-timer(

or

) and burst photography options (

or

)

on the LCD screen.

 

 

 

 

2.Once you have selected an option, frame and take your shot. In self-timer mode, the icon will flash until the time expires and the photo is taken.

3.After taking a photo, the Self-timer automatically exit. If you want to use these

functions for the next photo, press the Right/Self-timer/Burst mode navigation button again to activate the function.

Note:

: Burst Mode

Up to 3 photos continuously during pressing the Shutter button.

: Multi-Burst Mode

16 photos continuously by 1 press of the Shutter button.

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Taking your First Photo

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18 Getting Started

Setting the Scene Mode

The camera supports various preset modes for shooting in different environments and conditions. Each setting is configured automatically by the camera.

To select scene modes:

Press the Scene button to access Scene menu which displays the Scene menu options.

4.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to scroll through the modes.

Auto

P-Mode

Portrait

Night Portrait

Landscape

Sport

Night Landscape

Backlight

Museum

Snow

Sunset

Fireworks

Party

Beach

Copy

Video

5.Press OK to confirm your selection.

SCENE

Auto

P-Mode

Portrait

Night Portrait

Landscape

Taking your First Photo

Face Detection AF/AE Function

This function is only available in Portrait and

Night Portrait capture modes. When the subject’s face is detected, the yellow focus frames appear on the LCD screen. Then the camera automatically adjusts the focus point and exposure to the optimized value.

However, when the camera fails to detect your subject’s face, the camera will set the focus to Multi-Zone with a green or red focus frame.

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Recording your First Video

You can also record video clips with the camera.

To record a video clip:

1.Turn the camera on and press the Scene button. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to locate Video mode. Press the OK button to select.

2.Frame your subject using the LCD screen and press the Shutter button to start recording. The self-timer LED is steady on to indicate recording is in progress.

3.Press the Shutter button again to stop recording. If not, recording will continue until all free memory space is used.

4.In playback mode, press the OK button to playback the recording. Press the

Up/Flash/Delete navigation button to delete the recording if needed.

Recording Voice Memos

You can add a 1-minute voice memo to an image right after it’s taken. To record a voice memo:

1.Hold the Shutter button to start recording and release the Shutter button to stop recording.

2.While recording, the selected image is shown on the LCD screen.

3.The elapsed time screen shows the length of a voice memo.

Note:

A Voice Memo can also be added in Playback mode.

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Recording your First Video

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20 Capture Settings

Capture Settings

This section describes the various settings you can modify to get better results when taking photos and video clips.

The Capture Menu

To access the Capture menu:

1. Press the Scene button. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select

Auto or P-Mode.

2.Press the MENU button to display menu options.

3.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to highlight an option and press the OK button to confirm.

6M

P

6M

IMAGE RESOLUTION

 

IMAGE RESOLUTION

IMAGE QUALITY

 

IMAGE QUALITY

FOCUS ZONE

 

FOCUS ZONE

EV COMPENSATION

 

EV COMPENSATION

M-BURST INTERVAL

 

M-BURST INTERVAL

Refer to the following sections for more detailed information about each setting.

Note: All the options in this section may vary accoring to the different modes.

Image Resolution

The Image Resolution setting refers to the size of the image in pixels. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Six settings for image resolution are available:

6M (2848 x 2136)

3M (2048 x 1536)

2M (1600 x 1200)

VGA (640 x 480)

IMAGE RESOLUTION

6M

3M

2M

VGA

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Capture Settings 21

Image Quality

The Image Quality setting refers to the compression ratio of the JPG. The higher the image quality, the less the image compression ratio but more memory space is required. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three settings for image quality are available:

Best (default)

Better

Good

IMAGE QUALITY

BEST

BETTER

GOOD

Focus Zone

The Focus Zone setting allows you to select the

 

 

FOCUS ZONE

number of zones the camera will focus on when

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

taking a photo. Use the Up/Down navigation but-

 

 

 

MULTI-ZONE

 

 

 

 

tons to select from the options. Three settings for

 

CENTER

focus zone are available:

 

SELECTED AREA

 

Multi-Zone (default)

 

 

 

Center

 

 

• Selected Area: The new setting is applied to the

Live View image each time the Up/Down nav-

igation buttons are pressed. Press the OK button to return to the Capture menu and save the current setting, which will take effect until it is changed again.

EV Compensation

The EV Compensation menu allows you to adjust the exposure or amount of light that enters the lens while capturing photos or videos. Use this feature to lighten or darken the image when the brightness between the subject and background is not balanced or when the subject occupies only a small part of the photograph. Use a positive (+) EV compensation for spotlit subjects, especially against dark backgrounds or scenes with low reflectivity, such as green or dark foliage.

EV COMPENSATION

0.0 EV

Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to modify the value. This setting can be modified from -2.0 to +2.0 in a 0.3 increment/decrement.

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The Capture Menu

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22 Capture Settings

M-Burst Interval

The M-Burst Interval setting allows you to adjust the burst interval when the multi-burst function is enabled.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options.

1/30 Sec (default)

1/15 Sec

1/7.5 Sec

White Balance

The White Balance setting allows you to adjust the camera setting according to the ambient white light when shooting. White balance represents the degree of coolness of the light. If the light has a yellowish or reddish tinge, it is said to be warm; if it has a bluish tinge, it is said to be cool. You can select the setting and preview it on screen before confirming your choice. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Five white balance settings are available:

Auto (default)

Sunny

Tungsten

Fluorescent

Cloudy

M-BURST INTERVAL

1/30 SEC 1/15 SEC 1/7.5 SEC

WHITE BALANCE

AUTO

SUNNY

TUNGSTEN

FLUORESCENT CLOUDY

ISO Speed

The ISO Speed setting allows you to adjust the CCD light-sensitivity. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Seven ISO settings are available:

Auto (default)

ISO 80

ISO 100: For outdoor photography in bright sunlight.

ISO SPEED

AUTO AUTO

ISO 80

ISO 100

ISO 200

ISO 400

ISO 200: For outdoor or indoor photography in bright light.

ISO 400: For indoor photography or low light environments.

ISO 800: For moving object photography or low light environments without using flash.

ISO 1000: For moving object photography or low light environments without using flash.

The Capture Menu

Capture Settings 23

AE Metering

AE Metering allows you to select the area of the

 

 

 

AE METERING

 

 

 

subject or frame by which the camera measures

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

light. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to

 

 

 

 

MATRIX

select from the options. Three AE metering settings

SPOT

are available:

AVERAGE

 

Matrix (default): Camera metering is set for evaluating 16 zones of objects with intelligent weighting in the frame.

Spot: Camera metering is set for the brightness of a single object in the center of the frame.

Average: Camera metering is set for the average brightness of objects in the frame.

Color

The Color setting allows you to take photos and apply different colors or color tones for an artistic effect. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Four color settings are available:

Vivid

Color (default)

Black & White

Sepia

Sharpness

The Sharpness setting allows you to enhance the finer details of your photos. Use a higher setting for very sharp photos and a lower setting for a soft-toned photo. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three sharpness settings are available:

High

Normal (default)

Low

Saturation

The Saturation setting allows you to adjust the saturation of the colors in your photos. Use a high saturation setting for rich colors and a lower saturation setting for more natural tones. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three saturation settings are available:

High

Normal (default)

Low

COLOR

VIVID

COLOR

BLACK & WHITE

SEPIA

SHARPNESS

HIGH

NORMAL

LOW

SATURATION

HIGH

NORMAL

LOW

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The Capture Menu

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24 Capture Settings

Contrast

The Contrast setting allows you to adjust the contrast of your photos. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three contrast settings are available:

High

Normal (default)

Low

CONTRAST

HIGH

NORMAL

LOW

Setup

See “The Setup Menu” on page 36 for more details on the setup menu options.

Video Capture Menu

To access the video menu:

1.Press the Scene button and scroll to Video mode. Press the OK button to confirm.

2.Press the MENU button to display the menu options.

3.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to highlight an option and press the OK button to confirm. Refer to the following sections for more detailed information about each setting.

320X240

VIDEO RESOLUTION

WHITE BALANCE

COLOR

SATURATION CONTRAST

Video Resolution

The Video Resolution setting allows you to adjust the resolution at which your videos are recorded. Two video size settings are available:

640X480

320X240

VIDEO RESOLUTION 640X480

320X240

White Balance

See “White Balance” on page 22 for more details on the setup menu options.

Color

See “Color” on page 23 for more details on the setup menu options.

Saturation

See “Saturation” on page 23 for more details on the setup menu options.

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Capture Settings 25

Contrast

See “Contrast” on page 24 for more details on the setup menu options.

Setup

See “The Setup Menu” on page 36 for more details on the setup menu options.

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Video Capture Menu

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26 Photo & Video Playback

Photo & Video Playback

Playback Mode Display

Photo Playback

 

1

2 3

4

5

6

7

8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1/140

 

 

25

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24

F2.8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23

1/60

 

 

 

 

 

 

9

22

-0.3EV

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20

 

 

 

 

 

SANY0001.JPG

10

19

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2008/01/01

11

18

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

00:00:00

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

17 16 15 14 13 12

Video Playback

1

2 3

4

5

6

7

8

 

640

 

00:00:00

2/30

 

22

-0.3EV

 

21

000_0005.AVI

10

19

2005/12/12

11

18

12:23:40

 

16 14 13 12

Playback Mode Display

 

 

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No.

Name

Icon

1

Playback mode

 

2

Image resolution

Photo mode:

 

 

Video mode:

 

 

640 (640x480), 320 (320x240)

3

Sharpness

 

4

Protect

 

5

Color mode

 

6

Flash mode

Photo mode:

 

 

 

 

Video mode: 00:00:00

 

 

(Length of the video clip.)

7

Quantity

1/140, 2/30

8

SD card / Internal memory

 

9

Histogram

 

10

File Name

Photo mode: SANY0001.JPG

 

 

Video mode: SANY0001.AVI

11

Date and Time

2008/01/01

 

 

00:00:00

12

Next

Move to next item.

13

Battery status

 

14

Previous

Move to previous item.

15

Voice memo

 

16

Mode icons

Please see “Capture/Video Mode Dis-

 

 

play” on page 8 for detailed informa-

 

 

tion.

17

ISO Speed

 

18

Contrast

 

19

White balance

 

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Playback Mode Display

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20 AE Metering

English

22

EV Compensation

-0.3EV

 

21

Saturation

 

 

23

Shutter speed

1/60

 

24

Aperture value

F2.8

 

25

Image quality

 

Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen

To view your photos and video files on the LCD screen:

1. Press the Playback button . The most recent photo or video clip is displayed.

2.Use the Right/Left navigation buttons to scroll through photos and video clips.

3.Press the OK button to begin playback of a video clip.

4.Press the Left/Right navigation buttons at any time during playback to skip to the previous/next photo or video.

5.Press the OK button and press the Left/Right navigation buttons to fast-rewind/fast-forward during video playback.

6.Press the OK button at any time during playback to pause the video.

7.After the video clip finishes playing, the LCD screen displays the first frame of the clip.

Viewing M-Burst Photos

To view your multi-burst photos on the LCD screen:

1. Press the Playback button . The most recent photo or video clip is displayed.

2.Use the Right/Left navigation buttons to scroll through photos.

3.When reviewing a multi-burst image, it will be displayed from the 1st frame to the 16th frame at 2 frames/per second like a slideshow.

4.To stop the M-Burst slideshow, press the Left/Right navigation buttons and skip to the previous/next image.

Listening to Voice Memo

A voice memo plays simultaneously when playing a saved image with voice memo. To stop a voice memo while reviewing an image, press the OK button.

To skip to previous/next image, press the Left/Right navigation buttons.

Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen

Photo & Video Playback 29

Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV

To view images stored on the camera on your TV, you must connect via the A/V port on the side of the camera. To connect your camera to a TV:

1.Turn on the camera and make sure that the camera’s video out format is set to the same as that of the TV. See “Video Out” on page 38 for more information.

2.Connect the USB/AV 3-in-1 cable to the USB port on the camera.

3.Connect the other end of the cable to the TV’s AV input port.

Video Audio

4.The LCD screen turns blank and all images and video clips are displayed on the TV screen. Follow the same steps described in “Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen” on page 28.

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Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV

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30 Photo & Video Playback

Zooming In During Playback

The camera’s zoom feature can also be used during Playback. This allows you to view photos in greater detail.

To zoom in on saved photos:

1.Press on the right side of the Zoom button T to zoom in and on the left side of the Zoom button W to zoom out of the photo/video.

2.Use the navigation buttons to pan across the image.

3.When zoomed in on a photo, press the OK button to crop the image. When zoomed out to the maximum, the LCD screen will display all photos and videos as a series of thumbnails.

Deleting Photos/Videos

The Delete function allows you to remove unwanted files stored on internal memory or a memory card.

To delete a photo/video:

1.In Playback mode, press the Up/Flash/

Delete navigation button to display the

Delete menu.

DELETE

CANCEL

THIS IMAGE

ALL IMAGES

2.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons and

the OK button to select from the three available options:

Cancel: Select to cancel the action and exit to the main menu.

This Image: Select to delete the current image.

All Images: Select to delete all images.

Using the Playback Menu

Access the Playback menu to view further

information, configure printing settings, view a

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slideshow, or delete photos or movies.

DPOF

To access the Playback menu:

 

SLIDESHOW

1.

Press the Playback button

.

RESIZE

 

2.

Press the MENU button to display the menu

ROTATE

 

 

options.

 

PROTECT

3.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to highlight an option and press the OK button to confirm.

DPOF

DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) allows you to specify the number of copies of a certain image that you want to print at a later date.

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Use this function to tag pictures stored in your memory card with print information. You can tag all pictures to be printed or just the current picture. You can also select how many copies print and whether to include the date and time.

When all images to be printed are tagged, remove the memory card and take it to a photographic shop for printing, or use it with a DPOF compatible printer.

To set DPOF:

1.Press the MENU button to select DPOF from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

2.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons and the OK button to select from the available options:

This Image: Select to print the current image.

All Images: Select to print all images.

Exit: Select to exit to the main menu.

3.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies you wish to print.

DPOF

THIS IMAGE

ALL IMAGES

EXIT

Number of copies

2

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32 Photo & Video Playback

Slideshow

The Slideshow function allows you to view all stored photos in a continuous sequence.

To view a slideshow:

1.Press the MENU button to select Slideshow from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

SLIDESHOW

START

INTERVAL:5 SEC

LOOP:OFF

EXIT

2.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons and the OK button to select from the available options:

Start: Select to start the slideshow.

Interval: Select to set the interval time between each photo during the slideshow. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to set a value in seconds. The default setting is 5 seconds.

Loop: Select to enable/disable a continuous loop of the slideshow. Select On or Off (default) from the submenu.

Exit: Select to exit to the main menu.

Resize

The Resize function allows you to change the

 

RESIZE

image resolution.

 

To resize a photo:

4M

 

1. Press the MENU button to select Resize from

2M

 

the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

1M

 

2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons and

VGA

the OK button to select the resize ratio you

EXIT

require: 4M, 2M, 1M, and VGA.

 

 

3. Select Exit to return to the main menu.

Note: It is only possible to scale-down image resolutions. If the current image resolution is VGA, this menu item is disabled in the Resize submenu. The ratio of the image (4:3 or 3:2) remains unchanged after resizing.

This function only supports native pictures

Cropped images cannot be resized

If there is not sufficient storage space, images cannot be resized

If the SD/MMC card is locked, images cannot be resized

VGA images cannot be resized

Using the Playback Menu

Rotate

The Rotate function allows you to change the orientation of a saved photo.

To rotate an image:

1.Press the MENU button to select Rotate from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

2.Press the Left/Right navigation buttons and the OK button to rotate the select image.

OK: Select to rotate the image.

Exit: Select to exit to the main menu.

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OK

EXIT

Protect

You can lock a photo or video to protect it from being accidentally erased.

To lock a photo or video:

1.Press the MENU button to select Protect from the menu.

2.Press the OK button to confirm.

3.A key icon displays at the top of the screen to indicate the photo/video is now locked.

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34 Photo & Video Playback

Red-Eye Compensation

The Red-Eye Compensation function allows you to perform red-eye reduction on a saved photo.

To remove red-eye from a photo:

1.Press the MENU button to select Red-Eye Comp. from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

RED-EYE COMP.

OVERWRITE

NEW FILE

CANCEL

2.The camera starts processing. Press the Up/ Down navigation buttons and the OK button to select from the three available options:

Overwrite: Select to overwrite the original image.

New file: Select to save the fixed image to a new file.

Cancel: Select to discard the changes to the image and return to the main menu.

Note:

1.If the image is protected, the fixed image will be saved as a new file directly without asking.

2.If a failure occurs, the message “Cannot Processing Correctly” appears on the screen.

Move

The Move function allows you to move images stored in internal memory to a memory card.

To move an image:

1.Press the MENU button to select SETUP from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

2.Select the IMAGE STORAGE from the menu. Press OK to confirm. Press the PLAYBACK button.

MOVE

THIS IMAGE

ALL IMAGES

EXIT

3.Press the MENU button to select Move from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

4.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons and the OK button to select from the three available options:

This Image: Select to move the current image to a memory card.

All Images: Select to move all images to a memory card.

Exit: Select to exit to the main menu.

Note: The Move function is only available when you choose internal memory as the storage media and an SD card has been inserted into the camera.

Back to AUTO memory mode

1.Press the MENU button.

2.Select IMAGE STORAGE from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

3.Select AUTO from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

4. Press the PLAYBACK button.

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Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC

To transfer photos and videos to your PC:

Use the software CD to install the camera driver. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

Connect the camera’s USB port to a free USB port on your PC using the USB cable.

The camera’s internal memory and/or SD/MMC card appear as removable drives in the file manager. Copy the files from the drives to the directory on your PC.

Use ArcSoft PhotoImpression and ArcSoft VideoImpression (provided on the software CD) to view or edit the photos and videos respectively.

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Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC

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36 Camera Settings

Camera Settings

The Setup Menu

The setup menu, available in capture and playback modes, allows you to configure the camera’s general settings according to your preferences.

To access the setup menu:

1.

Press the MENU button when in Playback or

CONTINUE

 

any of the capture modes.

 

 

2.

Select Setup from the menu. The submenu

FILE NO.

 

 

appears.

DIGITAL ZOOM

3.

Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to scroll

QUICK VIEW

 

through the options and press the OK button to

CAMERA SOUND

 

enter further submenus and to confirm your

AUTO LCD OFF

 

selection. Refer to the following sections for

 

 

 

more detailed information about each setting.

 

File Number

The File No. setting allows you to reset all file

numbers assigned to each of the files on your camera. Select Reset to reset or Continue to set the

file numbers in continuous order.

Digital Zoom

The Digital Zoom setting allows you to turn the digital zoom function on or off. Select On to enable the function or Off (default) to disable it.

FILE NO.

RESET

CONTINUE

DIGITAL ZOOM ON

OFF

The Setup Menu

Quick View

The Quick View setting allows you to view the

photo that you have just taken. Once you have taken your photo, it displays on the LCD screen. If you are not satisfied with the result, you can press

the button to delete the photo immediately. Select On (default) to enable the function or Off to disable it.

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QUICK VIEW

ON

OFF

Note:

The Quick View function is not available in Burst and M-Burst modes.

Camera Sound

The Camera Sound setting allows you to adjust the camera sound level. Three options are available:

Off

Low (default)

High

Auto LCD Off

The Auto LCD Off setting allows you to adjust the length of time that the LCD screen will remain lit before turning off to save battery power. Three options are available:

Off (default)

30 sec

1 min

CAMERA SOUND OFF

LOW

HIGH

AUTO LCD OFF OFF

30 SEC

1 MIN

Auto Power Off

The Auto Power Off setting allows you to adjust

the length of time after which the camera will power down when inactive. Use the Up/Down navigation

buttons to select from the menu options. Two options are available:

5 min (default)

2 min

AUTO POWER OFF 5 MIN

2 MIN

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Video Out

The Video Out setting allows you to adjust the

video output, depending on the type of your TV.

Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the menu options. Two options are available:

NTSC (default)

PAL

USB Mode

The USB Mode setting allows you to select the transfer method between your camera and your

PC. Two options are available:

PTP (PictBridge Print): When the camera is connected to a printer by a USB cable which supports Pictbridge, it can directly print images stored on the media. For details on PTP function, please See “PictBridge Print (PTP)” on page 41.

VIDEO OUT

NTSC

PAL

USB MODE PTP MSDC

MSDC (default): The camera is set up to act as a mass storage device, allowing only for transfer of files between your camera and PC.

Date Stamp

The Date Stamp setting allows you to adjust the format in which the date will appear on each photo or video. You can also deactivate this function if you wish. Setting a date stamp allows for easy sorting and the date will appear on the photo when printed. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the menu options. Four options are available:

Off (default)

YYYY MM DD: year-month-date format

MM DD YYYY: month-date-year format

DD MM YYYY: date-month-year format

DATE STAMP

OFF

YYYY MM DD

MM DD YYYY

DD MM YYYY

The Setup Menu

Date and Time

The Date and Time setting allows you to set or adjust the date and time on your camera. To set or adjust the date and time:

Press the Left/Right navigation buttons to select the Year field.

Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to adjust the Year value.

In the same way, select the Month, Date,

Hour and Minute fields and adjust them accordingly.

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DATE & TIME

(Year)

2008 / 01 / 01 12 : 30

Press OK when done

Language

The Language setting allows you to choose which

language the OSD menu uses. Scroll down the list and select your language.Use the Up/Down navi-

gation buttons to select from the menu options.

LANGUAGE

ENGLISH

DEUTSCH

FRANCAIS

ITALIANO

ESPANOL

Image Storage

The Image Storage setting allows you to specify where photos and video clips will be stored. The camera features 10.5 MB internal memory but you can also insert an SD/MMC card (See “Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card” on page 14 for more details). Two options are available:

IMAGE STORAGE

AUTO

INTERNAL MEMORY

Auto (default): When selected, the camera chooses the storage medium automatically. If an SD/MMC card is inserted in the camera, all

photos and videos are stored on the card. If an external card is not detected, all photos and videos are stored in the internal memory.

Internal Memory: All photos and videos are stored in the internal memory.

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Format

The Format setting allows you to erase all data in

the internal memory or on the SD/MMC card. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from

the menu options. Three options are available:

Memory Card (default): All data on the SD/

MMC will be formatted.

Internal Memory: All data in the internal memory will be formatted.

Exit: Cancel format action.

FORMAT MEMORY CARD

INTERNAL MEMORY

EXIT

Reset

The Reset setting allows you to reset the camera to the original factory default settings. This means all modifications you have made to the camera settings will be cleared.

Once selected, the Reset screen displays a confirmation message. Select Yes to proceed with the reset or Exit (default) to cancel.

RESET

Reset to camera default setting?

EXIT

YES

Voice Memo

The Voice Memo setting allows you to record a voice memo when a photo is taken. Select On to enable the Voice Memo function or Off (default) to disable it.

VOICE MEMO

ON OFF

The Setup Menu

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PictBridge Print (PTP)

The PTP function allows you to print images captured by the camera directly without connecting the camera to a PC.

If the camera is not connected to a PTP compliant printer, an error message displays on the LCD screen.To enable PTP function, see “USB Mode” on page 38 for detailed information. If the USB mode is not set at PTP, an error message displays on the LCD screen.

When a PTP compliant printer is connected to the camera, the Printer Connecting screen displays

on the LCD screen.The Print menu pops up automatically.

Connecting fail!

Printer Connecting...

Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select an

option and press the OK button to confirm.

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IMAGE STORAGE

 

 

THIS IMAGE

 

INDEX PRINT

 

DPOF IMAGE

 

ALL IMAGES

Image Storage

See “Image Storage” on page 39 for detailed information.

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This Image

Print the selected image with the current setting.

1.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select This Image from the options and press the OK button to confirm. Use the Left/Right navigation buttons to select previous/next file.

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IMAGE STORAGE

THIS IMAGE INDEX PRINT

DPOF IMAGE

ALL IMAGES

2.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies.

3.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons again to select the paper size.

Default Size

4” x 6”

Letter

A4

4.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to Continue or Cancel the action.

Number of copies

3

PAPER SIZE DEFAULT SIZE 4" X 6" LETTER

A4

Copies:3

Prints:3

Size:Default

CONTINUE

CANCEL

PictBridge Print (PTP)

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Index Print

Use this function to print all images in index format.

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IMAGE STORAGE

THIS IMAGE INDEX PRINT

DPOF IMAGE

ALL IMAGES

1.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to select the Paper size.

Default Size

Letter

A4

2.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies. After the number of copies is set, press the Up/Down navigation buttons again to continue or cancel the action.

INDEX PRINT DEFAULT SIZE LETTER

A4

Copies:1

Prints:--

Size:Default

CONTINUE

CANCEL

DPOF Image

See “DPOF” on page 30 for detailed information.

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All Images

Print all images saved in memory.

1.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select All Images from the options and press the OK button to confirm.

2/140

IMAGE STORAGE

THIS IMAGE INDEX PRINT

DPOF IMAGE

ALL IMAGES

2.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies.

3.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to select the Paper size.

Default Size

4” x 6”

Letter

A4

4.Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to select Continue or Cancel this action.

Number of copies

2

PAPER SIZE DEFAULT SIZE 4" X 6" LETTER

A4

Copies:2

Prints:20

Size:Default

CONTINUE

CANCEL

PictBridge Print (PTP)

 

 

Specifications

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Specifications

 

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General

Resolution / Image Type

6M Pixels / 1/2.5” CCD

 

LCD

2.4”TFT, 110,000 Pixels

 

 

 

Dimensions

92.7(W)x60.9(H)x22.6(D)mm

 

 

Exterior Casing

Plastic Housing

 

Optics

Aperture

Wide: F2.8

 

 

 

Tele: F4.9

 

 

Optical Zoom

Up to 3x

 

 

Digital Zoom

Up to 5x

 

 

Focal Length

Wide(W): 35mm,

 

 

 

Tele(T): 105mm

 

 

Focus Mode

Normal: 50cm to infinity

 

 

 

Macro: 10cm ~ 50cm

 

 

Shutter Speed

8 ~ 1/1500 Sec.

 

 

Viewfinder

None

 

 

Field of View

99% by LCD

 

Camera Features Auto Power Off / Time Out

Yes

 

 

ISO Equivalent

Auto, ISO80/100/200/400/800/

 

 

 

1000

 

 

Internal Memory

Support SD/MMC card from

 

 

 

32MB to 8GB

 

 

Flash Modes

Auto, Fill, Anti Red-eye, Off

 

 

Shooting Mode

Auto, P-Mode,Portrait, Night

 

 

 

Portrait, Landscape, Sport, Night

 

 

Landscape, Backlight, Museum,

 

 

Snow, Sunset, Fireworks, Party,

 

 

Beach, Copy, Video

 

 

Tripod Mount

1/4” Standard

 

 

Macro

Yes

 

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Resolution

Image File Formats

Still Image: JPEG (Exif2.2)

Image

 

 

Image Quality Mode

Still Image:

 

 

 

2848x2136, 2048x1536,

 

 

1600x1200, 640x480

 

 

Movie Mode:

 

 

640x480@20fps,

 

 

320x240@20fps

 

 

 

 

Quality Levels

Best, Better, Good

 

 

 

Capture Features

DPOF

Version 1.1

 

 

 

 

Erase Protection

Yes

 

 

 

 

Exposure Compensation

Selectable +/-2.0EV with

 

 

0.3 EV steps

 

 

 

 

Sharpness

High, Normal, Low

 

 

 

 

Color

B&W, Sepia, Vivid, Color

 

 

 

 

Metering

Average, Matrix, Spot

 

 

 

 

Focus

Multi-Zone

 

 

Single-Zone: Center, Selected

 

 

area

 

 

 

 

Flash Range

2.5m@wide

 

 

 

 

Lens Thread

None

 

 

 

 

Anti-Shake

Yes, High ISO

 

 

 

 

Aperture Priority

No

 

 

 

 

Shutter Priority

No

 

 

 

 

Drive Mode

Single Mode, Burst Mode, Multi-

 

 

Burst (VGA@16 shots)

 

 

 

 

Quick Delete

Yes

 

 

 

 

Quick View

Yes

 

 

 

 

Quick Review

No

 

 

 

 

Self Timer

2 or 10 seconds

 

 

 

 

Playback Magnify

Up to 6X (10 steps)

 

 

 

 

White Balance

Auto, Sunny, Tungsten,

 

 

Fluorescent, Cloudy

 

 

 

 

 

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Video

Video Out

PAL, NTSC

 

 

 

 

Stream to SD/MMC

Yes

 

 

 

 

Speaker

Yes, Mono

 

 

 

 

Movie File Format

AVI

 

 

 

 

Movie Length

Unlimited as long as space is

 

 

available on the SD/MMC card

 

 

 

 

Microphone

Yes, Mono

 

 

 

Power

Battery

AA NiMH/Alkaline/Rechargeable

 

 

batteries x 2

 

 

 

 

Battery Life (Alkaline)

CIPA 100 images

 

 

 

Capability

Camera Interface

USB 2.0 full speed

 

 

 

 

Host Platform

Win Me, Windows 2000,

 

 

Windows XP

 

 

 

Standards

Operating Temperature

0°C ~ 40°C

 

 

 

 

Language

English, German, French,

 

 

Italian, Spanish, Russian,

 

 

Portuguese, Simplified Chinese,

 

 

Traditional Chinese, Turkish,

 

 

Korean, Thai, Dutch

 

 

 

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Troubleshooting

Problem

Action

 

 

Camera does not turn on

• The batteries may be exhausted. Charge or replace

 

the batteries.

 

• The batteries are installed incorrectly. Re-insert the

 

batteries observing the correct polarity.

 

 

Camera turns off

Press any button to turn on the camera.

automatically

 

 

 

LCD turns off automatically

Press any button to turn on the LCD.

 

 

Empty battery icon is

Batteries are exhausted. Replace the batteries.

displayed on the LCD after

 

which camera turns off

 

 

 

LCD screen displays ‘Card

Memory card format not recognized. Re-format the

Requires Formatting’

memory card.

 

 

LCD screen displays ‘Card

Memory card is full. Replace the memory card with a

is Full’

new one or delete unnecessary images from the

 

existing card.

 

 

LCD screen displays ‘Card

The card is protected by a protect switch

is locked’

mechanism. Move the switch to the unlock position.

 

 

Insufficient memory space

Insufficient space in memory to rotate an image.

to complete request

Delete unnecessary images.

 

 

No image displays on the

Incorrect TV-out type was selected. Set correct

TV screen

TV-out type to match your TV system.

 

 

Insufficient space on the

Delete unnecessary images.

card

 

 

 

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