Gateway DC-M40 User Manual

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DC-M40

digital camera user's guide

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SPECIAL FEATURES

This digital camera has the following features.

High resolution of 4.1 mega pixels

3X optical and 2X digital zoom lens

Movie clip recording function

Voice Recording and Playback for still image

An easy and fast PC interface with USB Storage Driver & Digital Image.

Regulatory compliance statements

United States of America

Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

Unintentional emitter per FCC Part 15

This device 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 or television reception. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause interference to radio and 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 to an outlet on a different circuit from that to which the receiver is connected

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

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Compliance Accessories: The compliance accessories associated with this equipment are shipped with it. These accessories are required to be used in order

to ensure compliance with FCC rules.

FCC declaration of conformity

Responsible party:

Gateway Companies, Inc.

610 Gateway Drive, North Sioux City, SD 57049

(605) 232-2000 Fax: (605) 232-2023

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation of this device 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.

Caution

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Gateway could void the FCC compliance and negate your authority to operate the product.

Canada

Industry Canada (IC)

Unintentional emitter per ICES-003 / NMB-003.

This digital apparatus does not exceed the Class B limits for radio noise emissions from digital apparatus as set out in the radio interference regulations of

Industry Canada.

Le présent appareil numérique n'émet pas de bruits

radioélectriques dépassant les limites applicables aux appareils numériques de Classe B prescrites dans le règlement sur le brouillage radioélectrique édicté par Industrie Canada.

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MANUFACTURER'S CONTENTS

Manufacturer’s contents

Make sure that that you have the correct contents before using this product.

Digital camera

CompactFlash™ Card (32 CF CARD)

AA Alkaline batteries X 4

Carrying case

Video cable

USB cable

Camera strap

Application software and CD-ROM

User manual

Product warranty

AC Adapter [Optional accessories]

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THIS DIGITAL CAMERA CAN BE USED FOR

Viewing images on TV

Recording images onto CD

Printing images

Editing images on a PC

 

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THIS DIGITAL CAMERA CAN BE USED FOR

Creation of a digital photo album

Inserting images directly into any electronic document

Taking a self-portrait and using the image to personalize name cards

Creating your own unique gift-wrap paper by using your digital images.

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CONTENTS

Ready

Getting to know your camera

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Safety note

10

Identification of features

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Product exterior

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Viewfinder

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LCD panel indicator

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LCD monitor indicator

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LCD monitor menu indicator

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Preparation

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Connecting to Power

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Using the batteries

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Using the AC power adapter

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Attaching the strap

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Inserting the CF CARD

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Removing the CF CARD

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Instructions on how to use the CF CARD

25

Selecting the date and time

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Advanced

Camera working mode

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Taking photos

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Setting up the shooting function

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Movie clip shot

32

Using the camera buttons to adjust the camera

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Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera

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Setting up play back functions

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Starting play mode

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CONTENTS

Setting up play function by using the camera button

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Setting up play back function using the LCD monitor

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Setting up the camera system

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Starting Set up mode

63

Connecting to an external monitor

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PC mode

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Important notes

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Caution

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Warning indicator

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Before contacting a service center

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Specification

79

Requirements of Photo Impression & Video Impression

81

Software

Software manual

82

How to set up the software for Windows

83

Setting up USB driver for WINDOWS

84

Setting up DirectX 8.1 for WINDOWS

86

Connecting the camera for WINDOWS

87

Installation of application software

88

Installation of Digital Image

88

Installation of Photo Impression

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Installation of Video Impression

90

Removing the USB Driver for WINDOWS

91

Connecting the camera for MAC

92

FAQ

93

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA

Prior to using this camera, read the user manual thoroughly .

Keep the manual in the safe place.

Symbol Explanations

This manual contains instructions that will help you use this camera safely and correctly. This will help prevent danger to the camera and injury to others.

Warning

This is a descriptive statement that warns of the result if

the instructions are ignored or not understood.

Note

This explains use of the camera.

Reference

This should further assist camera operation.

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SAFETY NOTE

WARNING

Do not attempt to modify this camera in any way. This may result in fire, injury, electric shock or severe damage to your camera or injury to you. Internal inspection, maintenance and repairs should be carried out by Gateway.

Do not use the flash in close proximity to the people or animals. Positioning the flash too close to your subject’s eyes may cause eyesight damage. Do not attempt to photograph children using a flash closer than 3 feet (1 meter) proximity.

When taking photographs, never point the lens of the camera directly into strong light. This may result in permanent damage to the camera or your eyesight.

Do not use this product in close proximity to flammable or explosive gases , as this could increase the risk of explosion.

For safety reasons keep this product and accessories out of reach of children or animals to prevent accidents , such as swallowing batteries or small camera accessories.

In case of accidents, consult a doctor immediately.

There is a risk of permanent eye sight damage if the flash is operated at a distance of less than 3 feet (1 meter) from a person’s eyes.

There is a possibility of injury from the camera’s moving parts.

Should any form of liquid enter the camera, do not use it. Switch off the camera, and then disconnect the power source (batteries or AC Power Adapter). You must contact Gateway . Do not continue to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock.

Do not insert or drop metallic or inflammable foreign objects into the camera through access points , such as the CARD slot and battery chamber. This may cause a fire or electric shock.

Do not operate this camera with wet hands. This could pose a risk of electric shock.

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SAFETY NOTE

WARNING

Do not leave this camera in places subject to extremely high temperatures, such as a sealed vehicle, direct sunlight or other places of extreme variances in temperature.

Exposure to extreme temperatures may adversely affect the camera’s internal

components and could cause a fire.

When in use, do not cover the camera or AC Power Adapter. This may cause heat to build up and distort the camera case or cause a fire.

Always use the camera and its accessories in a well-ventilated area. Leakage, overheating, or burst batteries could result in fire or injury.

Do not short circuit, heat or dispose of batteries in fire.

Do not use old batteries with new ones, or mix brands of batteries. Ensure the batteries are positioned correctly with regard to polarity(+/-).

When the camera is not in use for long periods, always unplug the camera from its power source space (batteries or AC Power Adapter) space for safety purposes.

Leaking batteries can cause fire and pollution to the environment. Allowing dust to accumulate in the camera over a long period is hazardous as extreme circumstances may cause a fire. It is best to clean your camera prior to seasonal periods of high humidity.

Consult Gateway for information on the cost of cleaning your camera.

Do not move the camera while it is turned on, if you are using the AC Power Adapter. After use, always switch off the camera before unplugging the adapter from the AC Power wall socket. Then make sure that any

connector cords or cables to other devices are disconnected before moving the camera.

Failure to do so may damage the cords or cables and cause a fire or electric shock.

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

Product Exterior

Top

Front

Bottom

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

Back

5-Function Button

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

Product Exterior (side)

DC input connection point (DC 6V IN)

Video connection terminal

USB connection terminal

Card cover

CompactFlash(CF) CARD

Card eject lever

Viewfinder

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READY

IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

Reference

Vertical and Horizontal shots are taken in the same way.

Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you take a picture.

[Horizontal grip]

[Vertical grip]

Note

Because there can be some differences between what is seen through the viewfinder and the resulting image when taken at a range closer

than 5ft (1.5m), it is recommended that you use the LCD monitor to compose the shot.

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

LCD panel indicator

The LCD panel displays information about the shooting conditions.

Image size

L: 2272x1704 pixels M:1600x1200 pixels S: 640x480 pixels

Flash

Auto flash and Red eye reduction: Slow synchro:

Auto flash: Fill in flash: Flash off:

Battery condition indicator

:The batteries are fully charged

:Prepare new batteries

:There is no battery capacity, replace new batteries

Shooting information

MACRO SHOT mode

 

 

STILL IMAGE mode

 

Number of available shots remaining

PLAY mode

 

 

SETUP mode

 

 

MOVIE CLIP mode

 

Available recording time

PC mode

 

USB

 

 

 

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

LCD monitor indicator

The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting conditions.

SHOT mode

Whenever you press the LCD button, the LCD monitor will change in the

following order:

Image & Status Image only LCD Off.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Metering methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Exposure compensation

-2.0~0~+2.0

 

 

 

 

 

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

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Image size

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Image quality

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Landscape shot

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Macro shot

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Focusing Methods

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Number of available shots remaining

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Zoom/Digital Zoom

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Movie Clip shot

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Shooting mode

 

 

 

 

 

 

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time

Battery condition

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Number of stored

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

images

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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The last stored image

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

number is displayed

Sound indicator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When an image that has

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Image magnification

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sound information is

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

selected, this indicator

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sound recording

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

will be displayed.

 

 

 

[Image & Status]

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

When you press the

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MIC

Date/Time

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

( ) button, this

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

indicator will blink and

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sound recording starts.

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

LCD monitor menu indicator

Each mode has a menu as shown below. The default settings in each mode are printed below.

[STILL IMAGE/MACRO SHOT mode]

• FOCUSING: select focusing methods (page41)

• SHOOTING MODE: select shooting mode (page42)

• IMAGE SIZE: select image size (page43)

• QUALITY: select image quality (page44)

• WHITE BALANCE: select white balance (page45)

• EXPOSURE: select exposure value (page46)

• ISO: select ISO sensitivity (page48)

• SHARPNESS: select image sharpness (page49)

• LCD: select LCD brightness (page50)

[MOVE CLIP mode]

• REC.TIME: select recording time (page50)

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IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES

[PLAY mode]

[SETUP mode]

Reference

DELETE ALL : delete all stored images (page58)

SLIDE SHOW : select slide show function (page59)

DPOF : select DPOF function (page60)

FOLDER : change the folder name to 100GW (page62)

LCD : select LCD brightness (page62)

FORMAT : format CF CARD (page63)

POWER OFF : select auto power off time (page64)

DATE/TIME : select date/time (page65)

BEEP : set the beep sound ON/OFF (page66)

VIDEO OUT : select video out signal (page67)

LANGUAGE : select OSD (On Screen Display) Language (page67)

RESET : select the default camera setting (page68)

There is no associated menu in PC mode and the LCD monitor is always turned off in PC mode.

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PREPARATION

Connecting to Power

There are two ways in which to provide the camera with power. You can use batteries (AA Alkaline, Ni-MH), or you can use an AC Adapter (DC 6V/2.5A).

• Using the batteries

1. Pull the battery chamber cover lock in the

1 direction of the arrow( 1 ) and open the battery

chamber cover by pushing in the direction of the

2

arrow( 2 ).

2.Insert the batteries taking note of the polarity (+/-).

3.To close the battery chamber cover, push it until it clicks.

Reference

This camera will automatically turn off when not in use for a period of time.

We recommend high-capacity ALKALINE batteries (2000mAh) because manganese batteries cannot deliver sufficient power.

Note

Important information about battery usage

Please remove the batteries if the camera will not be used for long periods. Batteries can lose power over time and are prone to leaking if kept

inside the camera.

Low temperatures(below 0˚C) can affect the performance of the batteries and you may experience reduced battery life.

Batteries will normally recover at normal temperatures.

Do not use old and new batteries at the same time.

During extended use of the camera, the camera body may become warm. This is perfectly normal. If you are planning to use this camera for long periods of time, it is advisable to use an AC adapter.

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PREPARATION

Using the AC power adapter

If you have access to a electrical supply, using an AC Adapter allows the camera to be used for long periods of time. If you connect the camera to a computer, it is advisable to use an AC adapter to enable extended use.

Plug the adapter into the connection point (DC IN 6V) on the camera. Ensure that you use an AC adapter with the correct specification for the cam era (6v/2.0A). Failure to do so may affect your warranty.

WARNING

Always turn off power before taking the AC adapter out of the electnical outlet. As with all electrically powered devices, safety is important. Ensure that neither the camera nor adapter comes into contact with water or metallic materials.

Attaching the strap

To prevent accidental damage to the camera, always use the strap.

Refer to the illustrations left

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PREPARATION

Inserting the CF CARD

1.Pull the card cover in the direction of the arrow to open.

2.Insert the card towards the arrow. The back side of the CF CARD and the LCD monitor should face in the same direction when the card is inserted.

The label side of the CF CARD should face the back of camera.

3.To close the card cover, push the card in the opposite direction of the arrow in step 1until you hear a click.

Removing the CF CARD

1.Turn the Power off with the power button( 1 )

1

2.Open the card cover and push the card eject lever( 2 )

2

3.Pull the CF CARD out of the stot.

Note

Repeated use of a CF CARD will eventually reduce the card’s performance. Should this be the case, you will need to purchase a new CF CARD.

If you open the card cover when the camera power is turned on, the camera will turn off automatically.

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PREPARATION

Reference

The shooting capacity of a 32MB and 64MB CF CARD are listed below .

(These figures are intended as an indication of expected performance)

Recorded image size

Recorded image quality

Number of shots

 

 

 

 

 

 

32MB

64MB

 

 

 

 

2272x1704

Super Fine

12

24

(Large)

Fine

25

51

 

Normal

51

103

 

 

 

 

1600X1200

Super Fine

25

51

(Medium)

Fine

51

103

 

Normal

103

207

 

 

 

 

640X480

Super Fine

155

311

(Small)

Fine

249

497

 

Normal

366

733

 

 

 

 

These figures are approximate as image capacities can be affected by variables such as card performance and subject matter.

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PREPARATION

Instructions on how to use the CF CARD

Using a new CF CARD for the first time

Before using the CF CARD, it must be formated.

Initializing prepares the CF CARD for recording data.

For more details, please refer to page 63.

Preserving the CF CARD data

If the card is subjected to any of the following, the recorded data may become corrupted:

When the CF CARD is used incorrectly.

If the power is turned off while recording, deleting, formatting or reading.

It is advisable to copy important data onto other media as back-up e.g. floppy disks, hard disks, CD etc.

Gateway cannot be held responsible for lost data.

Important information on the use of the CF CARD

If you switch off this camera while it is reading, initializing or playing, the information on the CF CARD may be corrupted.

The CF CARD is an electronic precision device. Do not bend, drop or subject the card to any heavy impact.

Do not store the CF CARD in an environment with strong electronic or magnetic fields,for example near loud speakers or TV receivers.

Do not use or store in an environment where there are extremes of temperature.

Do not allow the CF CARD to become dirty or to come into contact with any liquid.Should this happen, clean the card with a soft cloth.

Keep the CF CARD in its case when not in use.

During and after periods of extended use, you may notice that the CF CARD is warm. This is normal.

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PREPARATION

Selecting the date and time

You will need to check and select the correct Date/ Time when the camera is used for the first time or the batteries have been

removed.

The DATE/TIME will only be displayed on the LCD monitor. When you print the image, the DATE/TIME will not be printed.

The DATE and TIME will be displayed on the lower end of the LCD monitor in PLAY mode.

The DATE and TIME will NOT be displayed in STILL IMAGE/MACRO SHOT/ MOVIE CLIP mode.

1.

Turn on the power by pressing the Power button.

2.

Set the mode dial to the SETUP mode ( ).

5-function button

The setup menu will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

3.

4. Move to [DATE/TIME] menu by using the DOWN

 

button (

)on the 5-function button.

5.

Move to [DATE/TIME] sub menu by using the RIGHT

 

button (

) on the 5-function button.

Selecting DATE

In step 5, select [DATE] by pressing the UP ) /DOWN ( button and press the OK button.

Selecting TIME

In step 5, select [TIME] by pressing the UP ) /DOWN ) button and pres the OK button.

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PREPARATION

6.To select YEAR/MONTH/DAY or HOUR/MINUTE, press the LEFT () / RIGHT () button. To change the numbers, press the UP ) / DOWN ) button.

7.Press the OK button to confirm the setting at the [DATE] or [TIME] sub menu. The camera can now be used with the selected camera mode.

Reference

The selection range for the date/ time setup covers from 2002~2100 (It is automatically programmed to allow for a leap year/month)

It is originally set as [2002/01/01 00:00]

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Camera working mode

Camera working mode

You can select the desired working mode by using the mode dial located on the top of the camera.

This digital camera has 5 working modes. These are listed below.

SHOT mode

STILL IMAGE mode ( )

This mode is used for taking still images from 2.5 ft (0.8m) and farther and taking a moving subject continuously.

MACRO SHOT mode ( )

Mode dial information This mode is used for macro shots between 0.6 ft and 2.5 ft (0.2m and 0.8m) and taking a moving subject continuously. The flash mode is changed to FLASH OFF when this mode is selected, but you can change the flash mode.

• MOVIE CLIP mode ( )

This mode is used for movie clips.

The flash is changed to FLASH OFF when this mode is selected.

• PLAY mode ( )

In this mode, the stored images on the CF CARD can be viewed on the LCD monitor on the back of the camera or on an external monitor using a video output terminal. If you view an image which has an additional sound recording, the sound will play back while the image is viewed. You can use single image play back, 6 thumbnail screen, slide show, one image deletion, all image deletion, sound recording and digital zoom in this mode.

• PC mode ( )

Your computer will recognize the camera as a "Removable Disk" when connected by the USB cable. You can transfer images between the computer and the camera.

• SETUP mode ( )

In this mode, you can set up basic settings such as format, auto power off, date/ time, beep sound, video out and language.

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A D V A N C E D

TAKING PHOTOS

Now let’s take a picture

1. To switch on the camera, press the POWER button ( 1 )

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2.Select the desired shot mode (STILL IMAGE/ MACRO SHOT /MOVIE CLIP) according to the image range or subject by using the mode dial ( 2 ) on the top of the camera.

3.Change the camera function by using the LCD monitor and select the appropriate settings (image quality, image size and so forth.)

4.Decide the image composition that you want to achieve by using the optical viewfinder or the LCD monitor.

5.When taking images, squeeze the shutter button gently to avoid shaking the camera .

Pressing the shutter button down halfway activates the auto focus and checks the condition of the flash.

After selecting the focus, the Green lamp will light up.

Press the shutter button gently to avoid shaking the camera and changing the auto focus.

When the green lamp lights, you can take a picture and store the relevant data for the shot.

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