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KONICA

DIGITAL CAMERA

Instruction Manual

FCC Statement:

Declaration of Conformity

Trade name: Konica

Model: e-mini

Responsible party: KONICA PHOTO IMAGING, INC.

Address: 725 Darlington Avenue Mahwar, NJ 07430, U.S.A.

Telephone number: 201-574-4000

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.

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 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.

Shielded cables must be used for this equipment to comply with the relevant FCC regulation.

The user is cautioned that changes and modifications made to the equipment without approval of the manufacturer could void the user's authority to operate this equipment.

Tested To Comply

With FCC Standards

FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE

CANADA ONLY

Industry Canada’s Compliance Statement:

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

Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003du Canada.

Contents

 

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Safety Tips .................................................................................................

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2.

Parts Identification .....................................................................................

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3.

Loading Batteries .......................................................................................

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Important – Please Read Before You Begin

 

4.

Taking Pictures ..........................................................................................

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5.

Selecting Modes ........................................................................................

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6.

Playing back images ..................................................................................

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7.

Installing Software .....................................................................................

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8.

Connecting to a Computer .......................................................................

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Working with the Computer .....................................................................

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10.

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

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

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●Windows 98, Windows 98 SE, Windows 2000 Professional, and Windows Me are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.

●QuickTime a is registered trademark or trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. in the United States and other countries.

●PhotoSuite is a registered trademark of MGI Software Corporation.

●Other product and brand names are registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.

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1. Safety Tips

This product is a camera for taking pictures and should not be used for purposes other than photography. While meticulous care has been taken to ensure the safety of the product, please read the warnings and cautions in this manual completely, such as those relating to batteries, to assure proper handling.

The following symbols are used to advise how the product should be used without the risk of physical damage to the user or to the product.

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Warning Symbols and What They Mean

WARNING

Failure to use the product properly could result in fatal harm to the user.

CAUTION

Failure to use the product properly could result in minor or moderate harm to the user or in property damage.

Precautions

WARNING • Do not disassemble, modify, or repair the product.

• Do not disassemble, short, heat, or incinerate the batteries.

CAUTION • Do not splash the product with water or moisten it.

• Do not leave the product in places that are:

Exposed to intense sunlight or otherwise heated as in an automobile

Easily accessible to babies and children Excessively damp, or dusty, or subject to vibration

Observe the correct polarity when loading batteries.

Do not use rechargeable batteries (such as NiCd and nickel hydrogen batteries).

Use Size AA alkaline dry-cellbatteries only.

Never use batteries of any other kind.

If the batteries should leak

In the event of the leak coming into contact with the hands or clothes, flush under running water immediately. In the event of eye contact, flush immediately under running water and seek medical advice.

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2. Parts Identification

Check that the product comes complete with the following components:

● Camera × 1

● Strap × 1

CD-ROMdisc × 1

● USB cable × 1

● Instruction manual (warranty card) × 1

● Konica card × 1

Parts Identification

Eyelet for strap

Select dial

Main switch

Battery cover

3. Loading Batteries

Shutter button Viewfinder

Status LCD

LED indicator

LCD Monitor

USB connector

1 Slide the lock

2 Slide the battery cover

3 Insert two Size AA

4 Close the

switch.

on the side of the unit

dry-cellbatteries (sold

battery cover,

 

towards OPEN.

separately) observing

then slide the

 

 

the correct polarity.

lock switch to

 

 

 

the lock

 

 

 

position.

 

N

 

 

 

E

 

 

 

P

 

 

 

O

 

 

PEN

 

 

 

O

 

 

 

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(Figure 1)
PLAY OFF REC
(Figure 2)

Battery Exhaustion

The LED indicator will change from green to yellow-orangewhen the batteries are almost exhausted.

When this happens, replace the batteries promptly.

Important – Please Read Before You Begin

Battery life

 

Number of pictures

about 100

Continuous Playback time

about 30 min.

Note: The above figures are based on tests carried out by Konica understandard conditions (one picture every 30 seconds, including erase operations). The actual battery life, however, depends on the type and manufacturer of the batteries used.

If the camera is left idle for about two minutes with the main switch set to REC or PLAY, it will turn off automatically. (To resume operation, set the main switch to OFF and then to REC or PLAY again.)

4. Taking Pictures

Note: The LCD monitor cannot be used as a viewfinder. Use the optical viewfinder when taking pictures.

1 Set the main switch on the side of the camera to REC. (Figure 1)

The LED indicator will light green after blinking red. The status LCD will display the number of pictures that

can be taken. (Figure 2)

2 Arrange your picture in the viewfinder and press the shutter button.

The camera will take a picture with a beep tone. You can continue taking pictures until the status LCD shows “0”.

Note: When there is no memory left for taking pictures, the camera will not shoot and no beep will be heard when the shutter button is pressed. Transfer any recorded images you wish to keep to the computer and then erase them to make space for more pictures.

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5. Selecting Modes

Use the select dial on the side of the camera to select the required shooting mode.

1Set the main switch on the side of the camera to REC. The LED indicator will light green after blinking red.

2Press the select dial. (Figure 3)

“REC MENU” will be displayed on the LCD monitor. (Figure 4)

3Turn the select dial to select the required shooting mode in the REC menu.

4Press the select dial again.

The shooting mode will be set. (Figure 5)

Shooting modes

SELECT

(Figure 3)

REC MENU

PICTURE 640480

PICTURE 320240

MOVIE

(Figure 4)

SETTING

PICTURE 640480

(Figure 5)

High-resolutionmode

: PICTURE 640 X 480

[VGA (640 x 480 pixels)]

 

about 30 images

 

Low-resolutionmode

: PICTURE 320 X 240

[QVGA (320 x 240 pixels)]

 

about 80 images

 

● MOVIE

: about 10 seconds movie

*In the MOVIE mode, the status LCD shows the number of seconds remaining for taking a movie.You can take a movie by holding down the shutter button.

Note: The LED indicator will blink red for a few seconds after taking a movie. Do not operate the main switch while the indicator is blinking to create the movie files securely.

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6. Playing back images

1Set the main switch on the side of the camera to PLAY. The last picture taken will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

2Turn the select dial upward. (Figure 6)

The previous images will be displayed successively.

* A movie image will be displayed with a yellow frame.

Plaiyng back a movie

1 Select a movie with a yellow frame.

SELECT

(Figure 6)

2Press the shutter button to play back the image.

(Press the select dial to pause and resume the movie. Press the shutter button again to stop it.)

PLAY MENU

The LCD monitor will show “PLAY MENU” when you press the select dial while playing back images. (Figure 7)

Turn the select dial to select the required menu, and press it. The selected mode screen will appear.

● ERASE

: Erases one or all images.

● INDEX

: Displays nine images at the same time.

● ZOOM

: Magnifies an image.

● SETUP

: Sets up the language (Japanese or En-

 

glish) and calendar.

ERASE

1Press the select dial after selecting ERASE in the PLAY menu.

2Press the select dial after selecting THIS or ALL. (Figure 8)

The selected image(s) will be erased.

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PLAY MENU

ERASE

INDEX

ZOOM

SETUP

EXIT 1

(Figure 7)

ERASE

THIS

ALL

CANCEL

1

(Figure 8)

INDEX

1Press the select dial after selecting INDEX in the PLAY menu.

Nine images will be displayed. The currently selected im-

age has a red frame. (Figure 9)

* A movie will be displayed with a yellow frame.

2Press the select dial after selecting the disired image. The image will be displayed full-screen.(Figure 10)

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2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

(Figure 9)

2

(Figure 10)

ZOOM

1Press the select dial after selecting ZOOM in the PLAY menu.

A blue frame will appear in the center of the image. (Figure 11)

Turn the select dial to move the frame.

(Figure 11)

2Press the select dial after selecting the portion you want to magnify with the blue frame.

The portion will be magnified. (Figure 12)

* The selected portion can be magnified further by pressing the select dial again.

* You cannot magnify a movie.

(Figure 12)

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SETUP – LANGUAGE

1Press the select dial after selecting SETUP in the PLAY menu.

2Press the select dial after selecting LANGUAGE. (Figure 13)

3Press the select dial after selecting JAPANESE or ENGLISH. (Figure 14)

Menus will be displayed in the selected language.

SETUP – DATE & TIME

1Press the select dial after selecting SETUP in the PLAY menu.

2Press the select dial after selecting DATE & TIME. (Figure 15)

3Set MONTH, DATE, YEAR and TIME.

Turn the select dial to change the figure and press it to confirm. The selection will move to the next setting, which can then be adjusted in the same way. (Figure 16)

4When EXIT is selected, press the select dial to end Date & Time Setup.

SETUP

LANGUAGE

DATE & TIME

CANCEL

(Figure 13)

LANGUAGE

JAPANESE

ENGLISH

CANCEL

(Figure 14)

SETUP

LANGUAGE

DATE & TIME

CANCEL

(Figure 15)

DATE & TIME

MONTH

10

DATE

6

YEAR

2002

TIME

12:45

EXIT

(Figure 16)

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7. Installing Software

Note: Check that the operating environment of your computer meets the following requirements.

[Operating environment]

OS

Windows 98/98SE/2000Professional/Me

Memory

32 MB or more

Hard disk space

200 MB or more

Interface

USB

Display

32,000 colors or more, 640 X 480 pixels or more

Others

CD-ROMdrive

Install MGI PhotoSuite

1Turn on the computer and insert the CDROM disc.

2Double-click[My Computer] and then theCD-ROMicon in the window that opens subsequently.

3 D o u b l e - c l i c k

t h e

[PhotoSuite] folder.

4 D o u b l e - c l i c k

t h e

[Setup.exe] icon.

5Choose [English] and click [OK].

6 Click [Next].

7 Click [Yes].

8Choose [Full] and click [Next].

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9Click [Next].

The installer starts.

0 Click [Continue].

A Click [Cancel].

B Click [Finish].

C Click [Finish].

Install e-miniDdriver

Note: The e-miniDdriver must be installed in order to connect the camera to the computer.

1Double-clickthe CDROM icon and then the [Konica] folder in the window that opens subsequently.

2 D o u b l e - c l i c k t h e [Setup.exe] icon.

3 Click [Next].

4Specify the folder to install and then click [Next].

5Click [Start].

The installer starts.

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6 Click [OK].

4 Click [Next].

 

5

Click [Next].

Install QuickTime4

 

 

Note: The installation of QuickTime4 is re-

 

 

quired to play back a movie.

 

 

1 Double-clickthe CD-

 

Click [Agree].

ROM icon and then the

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[QuickTime] folder in

 

 

the window that opens

 

 

subsequently.

 

 

2 Double-clickthe [En-

 

Click [Next].

glish] folder.

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3 D o u b l e - c l i c k t h e

 

 

[QuickTime Installer.

 

 

exe] icon.

 

 

 

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Click [Next].

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9 Click [Next].

0 Click [Next].

AEnter the required items and click [Next]. The installer starts.

B Click [Close].

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8. Connecting to a Computer

1 Open the USB connector cover.2 Attach the USB cable to the USB connector of the camera and that of your computer.

USB connector of your computer

USB connector of the camera

9. Working with the Computer

View images

1 Click the Windows [Start] button.

2Point to [Programs] and choose [MGI PhotoSuite III SE].

4Choose [Digital Camera (TWAIN)] from the menu in the pane on the left.

5 Choose [Konicae-miniD]from [1 Choose a camera.] and click [Download].

3 Click [Get].

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6 Click [Update].

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Click [View] after selecting an image of your

 

Photos

choosing.

 

 

 

8

Click Close button.

 

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Choose [Photos] in the upper right menu.

 

 

The image file opens.

e-miniDdriver screen

Close button

Starts getting a thumnail image.

Gets an image into personal computer.

Saves an image where you want.

Erases an image in the camera.

Selects all images.

Formats the camera’s memory (all images are erased).

Sets the PC camera function* to ON.

* The images will be displayed consecutively in the screen when you use PC camera function.

 

File name

Upward

Downward

To the uppest

To the lowest

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View a movie

Note: QuickTime4 must be installed.

1~6 Follow the steps described in the previous section, “View Images”.

7Click [View] after selecting a movie.

(The file name of the movie is displayed in yellow.)

“e-miniDAVI Player” will activate automatically.

8Click the start button in the lower left of the window.

Playing back the movie will start.

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Start button

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