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Instructions                                                                     Getting to know your camera
Use this came...
DANGER                                                                         WARNING
DANGER indicates an imminently haza...
CAUTION                                                                           Contents
CAUTION indicates a potentially...
Contents
           024     How to use the Scene modes                       045        Sharpness
           025   Things ...
Contents
           063     Delete button                                  080        DPOF
           064     E (Effect) b...
Contents
             095   MP3 / PMP / TEXT VIEWER mode                            105     Download the tour guide inform...
System chart
Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. The contents can vary depending on...
Identification of features
Front & Top


                            POWER button
        Microphone
      Shutter button  ...
Identification of features
Back


                              Zoom T button (Digital zoom)
                              ...
Identification of features
Bottom                                                          5 Function button



           ...
Identification of features
 Self-timer lamp

 Icon       Status                           Description                      ...
Connecting to a power source
You should use the rechargeable battery SLB-0937 supplied with the
camera. Be sure to charge ...
Connecting to a power source
You can charge the rechargeable battery (SLB-0937) by using the
SAC-47 KIT which consists of ...
Connecting to a power source
  How to charge the rechargeable battery (SLB-0937)                            Charging LED o...
Inserting the battery                                                       Inserting the memory card
Insert the battery a...
Instructions on how to use the memory card
  Be sure to format the memory card (see p.88) if you are using a newly        ...
Instructions on how to use the memory card
The camera can use SD/ SDHC Memory Cards and MMC (Multi Media                  ...
When using the camera for the first time
  Charge the rechargeable battery fully before using the camera for the first   Set...
LCD monitor indicator
The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting functions and    No.         Description    ...
Starting the Recording mode
Selecting modes                                                                            How...
Starting the Recording mode
                                                                        Things to watch out fo...
Starting the Recording mode
Using the Photo Help guide mode                                                          Avail...
Starting the Recording mode
How to use the Movie clip mode                                                           6. Pr...
Starting the Recording mode
How to use the Scene modes
Use the menu to easily configure optimal settings for a variety of  ...
Things to watch out for when taking pictures
 Pressing the Shutter button down half way.                                  ...
Focus lock                                                                         Using the camera buttons
To focus on a ...
Shutter button                                                                 FD (Face Detection) button
Used for taking ...
FD (Face Detection) button
      This function can detect up to 9 people.                           ■ Self Portrait
      ...
ZOOM W / T button
If the menu is not displayed, this button                                                WIDE Zoom
works...
ZOOM W / T button                                                            Function Description / Info (                ...
Macro ( ) / Down button
While the menu is showing, press the Down button to move from the     Types of focus mode and focu...
Macro ( ) / Down button                                                 Flash ( ) / Left button
  Available focusing metho...
Flash ( ) / Left button
      If you press the Shutter button after selecting the Auto, Fill-in,   Flash mode indicator
  ...
Samsung Camera i8 User Manual
Samsung Camera i8 User Manual
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  1. 1. Instructions Getting to know your camera Use this camera in the following order. Thank you for buying a Samsung Digital Camera. Before connecting the camera to a PC, via Prior to using this camera, please read this user manual thoroughly. Set up the camera driver the USB cable, you will need to set up the If you require After Sales service, please bring the camera and the cause camera driver. Install the camera driver of the camera malfunction (such as battery, Memory card etc.) to the A/S that is contained in Application software centre. CD-ROM. (p.118~121) Please check that the camera is operating properly prior to when you intend to use it (e.g. for a trip or an important event) to avoid disappointment. Take a picture Take a picture. (p.20) Samsung camera takes no responsibility for any loss or damages that may result from camera malfunction. Keep this manual in a safe place. Insert the supplied USB cable into the The contents and illustrations of this manual are subject to change without Insert the USB cable PC’s USB port and the camera’s USB prior notice for upgrading the camera functions. connection terminal. (p.122) If you use a card reader to copy the images on the memory card to your PC, the images could be damaged. When transferring the images taken with the camera to your PC, be sure to use the supplied USB cable to Check the camera’s power. If the connect the camera to your PC. Please note that the manufacturer accepts Check the camera’s power power is turned off, press the camera no responsibility for loss or damage of images on the memory card due to button to turn it on. the use of a card reader. Microsoft, Windows and Windows logo are registered trademarks of Open Windows EXPLORER and Microsoft Corporation incorporated in the United States and/or other Check [Removable Disk] search for [Removable Disk]. (p.124) countries. is a trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. WOW HD technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. All brand and product names appearing in this manual are registered trademarks of their respective companies. 001
  2. 2. DANGER WARNING DANGER indicates an imminently hazardous situation which, if not WARNING indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoided, will result in death or serious injury. avoided, could result in death or serious injury. Do not attempt to modify this camera in any way. This may result in fire, Do not use the flash in close proximity to people or animals. Positioning injury, electric shock or severe damage to you or your camera. Internal the flash too close to your subject’s eyes may cause eyesight damage. inspection, maintenance and repairs should be carried out by your dealer For safety reasons keep this product and accessories out of reach of or Samsung Camera Service centre. children or animals to prevent accidents e.g.: Please do not use this product in close proximity to flammable or explosive – Swallowing battery or small camera accessories. If an accident should gases, as this could increase the risk of explosion. occur, please consult a doctor immediately. Should any form of liquid or a foreign object enter the camera, do not use – There is the possibility of injury from the camera’s moving parts. it. Switch off the camera, and then disconnect the power source. You must Battery and camera may become hot during prolonged use which might contact your dealer or Samsung Camera Service centre. Do not continue result in camera malfunction. Should this be the case, allow the camera to to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock. sit idle for a few minutes to allow it time to cool. Do not insert or drop metallic or inflammable foreign objects into the Do not leave this camera in places subject to extremely high temperatures, camera through access points e.g. the memory card slot and battery such as a sealed vehicle, direct sunlight or other places of extreme chamber. This may cause a fire or electric shock. variances in temperature. Exposure to extreme temperatures may Do not operate this camera with wet hands. This could pose a risk of adversely affect the camera’s internal components and could cause a fire. electric shock. When in use, do not cover the camera or Charger. This may cause heat to build up and distort the camera body or cause a fire. Always use the camera and its accessories in a well-ventilated area. 002
  3. 3. CAUTION Contents CAUTION indicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not 007 System chart avoided, may result in a minor or moderate injury. READY 007 Package Contents Leaking, overheating, or burst battery could result in fire or injury. 007 Sold Separately – Use battery with the correct specification for the camera. 008 Identification of features – Do not short circuit, heat or dispose of battery in fire. 008 Front & Top – Do not insert the battery with the polarities reversed. 009 Back Remove the battery when not planning to use the camera for a long period 010 Bottom 010 5 Function button of time. Battery may leak corrosive electrolyte and permanently damage the camera’s components. 012 Connecting to a power source Do not fire the flash while it is in contact with hands or objects. Do not 015 Inserting the battery touch the flash after using it continuously. It may cause burns. 015 Inserting the memory card Do not move the camera while it is switched on when you are using the AC 016 Instructions on how to use the Charger. After use, always switch off the camera before unplugging the cable memory card from the wall socket. Then make sure that any connector cords or cables to 018 When using the camera for the first other devices are disconnected before moving the camera. Failure to do so may time damage the cords or cables and cause a fire or electric shock. Take care not to touch the lens or lens cover to avoid taking an unclear image and possibly causing camera malfunction. RECORDING 019 LCD monitor indicator Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you capture an image. 020 Starting the Recording mode When using this camera in low temperatures, the following cases may be 020 Selecting modes found. These are not camera malfunctions and usually recover at normal 020 How to use the Auto mode temperature. 021 How to use the Program mode 021 How to use the DIS(Digital Image – It takes more time to turn on the LCD monitor and the colour may differ Stabilization) mode from the subject. 021 How to use the FUN mode – When changing the composition, there may be an after image on the 022 Using the Photo Help guide mode LCD monitor. 023 How to use the Movie clip mode Credit cards may be demagnetized if left near case. Avoid leaving 023 Recording the movie clip without sound magnetic strip cards near the case. 023 Pausing while recording a movie clip It is highly likely to result in computer malfunctions when the 20 pin (Successive Recording) connector is connected to the USB port of a PC. Never connect the 20 pin connector to USB port of a PC. 003
  4. 4. Contents 024 How to use the Scene modes 045 Sharpness 025 Things to watch out for when taking 046 E (Effect) button: Cartoon pictures 048 E (Effect) button: Pre-set focus frame 049 E (Effect) button: Composite shooting 026 Focus lock 051 E (Effect) button: Photo Frame 026 Using the camera buttons to set the 052 E (Effect) button: Colour Mask camera 053 Using the LCD monitor to adjust the 026 POWER button camera settings 027 Shutter button 053 Focus Area 027 FD (Face Detection) button 054 ACB 029 ZOOM W / T button 054 Voice Memo 030 Function Description / Info / Up button 055 Voice recording 031 Macro / Down button 056 Recording the movie clip without voice 032 Flash / Left button 034 Self-timer / Right button 036 MENU / OK button PLAY 056 Starting play mode 037 Fn button 056 Playing back a still image 037 How to use the Fn menu 057 Playing back a movie clip 038 Fn button: Size 057 Movie clip capture function 038 Fn button: Quality / Frame rate 058 On camera movie trimming 039 Fn button: Metering 058 Playing back a recorded voice 039 Fn button: Drive mode 059 Playing back a voice memo 040 Fn button: ISO 059 LCD monitor Indicator 040 Fn button: White balance 060 Using the camera buttons to set the 041 Fn button: Exposure compensation camera 042 Fn button: Long time shutter 060 Play mode button 043 E (Effect) button 060 Thumbnail / Enlargement button 043 E (Effect) button: Photo Style Selector 062 Info / Up button 044 E (Effect) button: Image editing 062 Play & Pause / Down button 044 Colour 063 Left / Right / Menu / OK button 045 Saturation 063 Print button 045 Contrast 004
  5. 5. Contents 063 Delete button 080 DPOF 064 E (Effect) button: Resize 082 Copy To Card 065 E (Effect) button: Rotating an image 083 Sound menu 065 E (Effect) button: Colour 084 Sound 066 E (Effect) button: Image editing 084 Volume 066 ACB 084 Start up sound 066 Red eye removal 084 Shutter sound 067 Brightness control 084 Beep Sound 067 Contrast control 084 AF sound 067 Saturation control 084 Self Portrait 067 Noise effect 068 E (Effect) button: FUN 085 Setup menu 068 Cartoon 086 SETUP1 069 Photo Frame 086 Language 070 Preset focus frames 086 Setting up the Date / Time / Date type 071 Composite image 087 Start up image 073 Sticker 087 LCD brightness 073 Colour Filter 087 Quick view 074 Colour mask 087 LCD save 088 SETUP2 SETUP 075 Setting up the play back function 088 Formatting a memory using the LCD monitor 088 Initialisation 076 Starting the slide show 089 File name 076 Start the slide show 090 Imprinting the recording date 077 Selecting Images 090 Auto power off 077 Configure slide show effects 091 Selecting video out type 078 Setting play interval 092 Auto focus lamp 078 Setting Background Music 079 Playback 092 PictBridge 079 Voice memo PRINT 093 PictBridge: Picture Selection 079 Protecting images 094 PictBridge: Print Setting 079 Deleting images 094 PictBridge: Reset 005
  6. 6. Contents 095 MP3 / PMP / TEXT VIEWER mode 105 Download the tour guide information MULTIMEDIA 095 Downloading files 106 World Tour Guide mode 096 Starting the MP3 / PMP / TEXT 108 Important notes VIEWER mode 110 Warning indicator 098 LCD monitor indicator for MP3 / PMP 111 Before contacting a service centre / TEXT VIEWER mode 113 Specifications 099 Using the camera buttons to adjust the camera 099 Volume button SOFTWARE 116 Software notes 099 Play & Pause / Seeking button 117 System requirements 099 Delete button 117 About the software 100 Hold / Equalizer button 118 Setting up the application software 100 Playlist button 122 Starting PC mode 101 Setting up the playback function 124 Removing the removable disk using the LCD monitor 125 Setting up the USB Driver for MAC 102 Resume 102 Play mode 125 Using the USB Driver for MAC 102 Skin of MP3 player 126 Removing the USB Driver for 103 Playing back the slide show Windows 98SE 103 Setting slide show interval 126 Samsung Converter 103 Delete all 128 Samsung Master 103 Frame search 104 Display setting 131 FAQ 104 Information of DRM file 104 Setting up the recording function in the MP3 mode 104 Auto Scroll 105 MP3 BGM Setting 105 Language setting 105 World tour guide 006
  7. 7. System chart Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. The contents can vary depending on the sales region. To buy the optional equipment, contact your nearest Samsung dealer or Samsung service centre. Package Contents User manual, Rechargeable battery Camera Camera strap AV cable Product warranty (SLB-0937) AC adapter ( SAC-47)/ Software CD Earphones 20 Pin Gender USB cable (SUC-C3) (see p.117~118) Sold Separately SD/SDHC memory card/ Camera case MMC(see p.17) 007
  8. 8. Identification of features Front & Top POWER button Microphone Shutter button FD (Face Detection) button / MP3, PMP hold button Speaker Flash AF sensor/ Self-timer lamp Lens 008
  9. 9. Identification of features Back Zoom T button (Digital zoom) Zoom W button (Thumbnail) Camera status lamp Camera strap LCD monitor Open M (Mode) button Close Fn / Delete button USB / AV / DC / Earphones connection terminal 5-function button E (Effect) button Play mode / Print button 009
  10. 10. Identification of features Bottom 5 Function button Battery chamber slot Function Description / Information / Up button Flash/ Self-timer/ Left button Right button MENU/OK button Tripod socket Battery holder Macro/Play & Pause/ Memory card slot Down button Battery chamber cover 010
  11. 11. Identification of features Self-timer lamp Icon Status Description When the USB cable is The lamp blinks and turns off when the printer inserted to a printer is ready to print a picture. – For the first 8 seconds, the lamp blinks at 1 second intervals. When the printer is printing The lamp is off. Blinking – For the final 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly The lamp turns on. at 0.25-second intervals. (The camera is focused on the subject) When the AF activates For the 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly at The lamp blinks. Blinking (The camera doesn’t focus on the subject) 0.25-second intervals. A picture will be taken after about 10 seconds and Mode icon: Refer to page 20 for more information about the Blinking 2 seconds later a second picture will be taken. camera mode setting. After pressing the Shutter button, the image is Blinking MODE taken in accordance with the subject’s movement. Photo Auto Program DIS FUN Movie Help Guide SHOOTING Camera Status Lamp Status Description The lamp turns on, and off when the camera is Nightscene Portrait Children Landscape Text Close-up Sunset Power on ready to take a picture. The lamp blinks while saving the image data SCENE Back Fire Beach After taking a picture and turns off when the camera is ready to take Dawn Selfshot Food Cafe light works &Snow another picture. When the USB cable is The lamp lights up. (LCD monitor turns off inserted to a PC after initializing the device) Transmitting Data MP3 PMP TEXT VIEWER Travel Guide The lamp blinks. (LCD monitor turns off) MULTI- with a PC MEDIA 011
  12. 12. Connecting to a power source You should use the rechargeable battery SLB-0937 supplied with the camera. Be sure to charge the battery before using the camera. SLB-0937 rechargeable battery Specification Model SLB-0937 Battery life Type Lithium Ion /Number of Conditions images Capacity 900mAh Approx. 300 Voltage 3.7V MP3 Using the fully charged battery LCD Off. MIN Charging time Multimedia Approx. 150 MIN Approx. 220 (When the camera is turned off) PMP Using the fully charged battery MIN These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and Number of images and battery life: Using the SLB-0937 shooting conditions and may vary depending on the user’s methods. Battery life /Number of Conditions Important information about battery usage. images When the camera is not used, turn off the camera power. Using the fully charged battery, Auto Please remove the battery if the camera will not be used for long mode, 8M image size, Fine image periods. Batteries can lose power over time and are prone to Approx. 120 quality, Shot to shot interval: 30Sec. leaking if kept inside the camera. MIN/ Changing the zoom position between Still image Low temperatures (below 0°C) can affect the performance of the Approx. 240 the Wide and the Tele after every shot. battery and you may experience reduced battery life. shots Using the flash on every second shot. Using the camera for 5 minutes and Batteries will usually recover at normal temperatures. then Powering it off for 1 minute. During extended use of the camera, the camera body may Approx. 120 Using the fully charged battery 640x480 become warm. This is perfectly normal. Movie When you use earphones, do not remove the battery while the MIN image size 30fps frame rate camera is turning on. It may generate a loud noise. 012
  13. 13. Connecting to a power source You can charge the rechargeable battery (SLB-0937) by using the SAC-47 KIT which consists of the AC adapter (SAC-47) and the USB Important information about USB cable usage. cable (SUC-C3). Use a USB cable (SUC-C3) with the correct specification. When the SAC-47 and SUC-C3 are combined, they can be used as an If the camera is connected to the PC through a USB hub: AC cable. connect the camera directly to the PC. If the camera and other devices are connected to the PC at the same time: remove other device. Using an AC cable: If the USB cable is connected to a port located on the front Connect the AC adapter to the of the PC: remove the cable and connect it to a port located USB cable. on the back of the PC. It can be used as a power cable. If the USB port of the PC doesn’t meet the Power output standard (4.2V, 400mA), the camera may not be charged. Using a USB cable: Remove the AC adapter (SAC-47). You can download stored images to your PC (p.123) or supply the power to your camera through the USB cable. 013
  14. 14. Connecting to a power source How to charge the rechargeable battery (SLB-0937) Charging LED of the AC Adapter Charging LED Being Charged Red LED is on Charging is complete Green LED is on Charging error Red LED is off or blinking Being discharged Orange coloured LED is on (Using the AC adapter) – If you insert the fully discharged battery to charge it, do not turn on the camera at the same time. This is because of the low battery capacity. Before inserting any cables or AC adapter, check the directions Charge the battery for more than 10 minutes before using the camera. and do not insert by force. It may cause breakage of cable or camera. – Do not use the flash frequently or take a movie clip with the fully discharged battery charged for a short time. Even if the charger is inserted, If the charging LED of the AC Charger does not turn on or blink the camera power may be turned off because the rechargeable battery is after inserting the rechargeable battery, please check whether discharged again. the battery is inserted correctly. If you charge the battery with the camera power on, the battery can’t charge fully. Turn the camera off while charging the battery. 014
  15. 15. Inserting the battery Inserting the memory card Insert the battery as shown. Insert the memory card as shown. – If the camera does not turn on - Turn off the camera’s power after you have inserted battery, before inserting the memory please check whether the battery card. is inserted with the correct - Have the front of the memory polarity (+/-). card facing toward the back of – When opening the battery the camera (LCD monitor) and chamber cover, do not force it. the card pins toward the front of This may cause damage to the the camera (Lens). battery chamber cover. - Do not insert the memory card the wrong way round. Doing so may damage the memory card slot. There are 4 indicators for battery condition that are displayed on the LCD monitor. Battery indicator Low battery Low battery capacity capacity Battery empty. Battery The battery is (Prepare to (Prepare to Recharge or status fully charged recharge or recharge or use spare use spare use spare battery. battery) battery) 015
  16. 16. Instructions on how to use the memory card Be sure to format the memory card (see p.88) if you are using a newly If the memory card is subjected to any of the following, the recorded data purchased memory for the first time, or if it contains data that the camera may become corrupted: cannot recognise, or if it contains images captured with a different camera. – When the memory card is used incorrectly. Turn off the camera power whenever the memory card is being inserted or – If the power is switched off or the memory card is removed while removed. recording, deleting (formatting) or reading. Repeated use of the memory card will eventually reduce the memory Samsung cannot be held responsible for lost data. card’s performance. Should this be the case, you will need to purchase a It is advisable to copy important data onto other media as back-up e.g. new memory card. Wear and tear on the memory card is not covered by floppy disks, hard disks, CD etc. the Samsung warranty. If there is insufficient memory available: The memory card is an electronic precision device. Do not bend, drop or A [Memory Full!] message will appear and the camera will not operate. subject the memory card to any heavy impact. To optimise the amount of memory in the camera, replace the memory Do not store the memory card in an environment with strong electronic or card or delete unnecessary images stored on the memory card. magnetic fields, e.g. near loud speakers or TV receivers. Please do not use or store in an environment where there are extremes in temperature. Don’t remove the memory card when the camera status lamp Do not allow the memory card to become dirty or to come into contact with is blinking as this may cause damage to data in the memory any liquid. Should this happen, clean the memory card with a soft cloth. card. Please keep the memory card in its case when not in use. During and after periods of extended use, you may notice that the memory card is warm. This is perfectly normal. Do not use a memory card that is used in another digital camera. To use the memory card in this camera, format the memory card using this camera. Do not use a memory card formatted by another digital camera or memory card reader. 016
  17. 17. Instructions on how to use the memory card The camera can use SD/ SDHC Memory Cards and MMC (Multi Media When using a 256MB MMC memory, the specified shooting capacity will Cards). be as follows. These figures are approximate as image capacities can be affected by variables such as subject matter and memory card type. Card pins Recorded Super Fine Normal 30FPS 20FPS 15FPS image size Fine 53 94 135 – – – Write protect switch 60 107 171 – – – 71 133 202 – – – Label Still image 86 161 220 – – – 134 226 306 – – – <SD (Secure Digital) memory card> 434 520 600 – – – The SD/ SDHC memory card has a write protect switch that prevents image About – – – – – files from being deleted or formatted. By sliding the switch to the bottom of the 8’31” SD memory card, the data will be protected. By sliding the switch to the top of * Movie About About – – – – the SD memory card, the data protection will be cancelled. clip 8’58” 16’59” Slide the switch to the top of the SD memory card before taking a picture. About About – – – – 28’56” 53’31” * The recording times can be changed by the zoom operation. The zoom button doesn’t function during the movie recording. 017
  18. 18. When using the camera for the first time Charge the rechargeable battery fully before using the camera for the first Setting up the date, time and date type time. When the camera is turned on for the first time, a menu will be displayed 1. Select the [Date&Time] menu by to set date/time, language and battery type in the LCD monitor. This menu pressing the Up/Down button and press will not be displayed after setting up. Set up the date/time, language and the Right button. battery type before using this camera. 2. Select the desired sub menu by pressing the Up/Down/Left/Right Setting up the language button and press the OK button. Right button: Selects world 1. Select the [Language] menu by pressing time/year/ month/ the Up/Down button and press the day/hour/minute/date type Right button. ENGLISH Left button: Moves the cursor to the [Date&Time] main menu 2. Select the desired sub menu by if the cursor is at the first item of the date and time FRANÇAIS pressing the Up/Down button and press DEUTSCH setup. In all other instances, the cursor will be the OK button. ESPAÑOL shifted to the left of its current position. ITALIANO – You can select one of 22 languages. Up/Down button: Changes the value of each item. These are listed below: English, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Italian, S.Chinese, For more information about the World Time, refer to the page 86. T.Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Thai, Bahasa (Malay / Indonesian), Arabic, Czech, Polish, Hungarian and Turkish. 018
  19. 19. LCD monitor indicator The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting functions and No. Description Icons Page selections. 5 Image Size p.38 6 Image Quality/Frame Rate p.38 00016 7 Metering p.39 8 Drive mode p.39 9 ISO p.40 10 White Balance p.40 Exposure compensation 11 / LT p.41/42 /LongTime Shutter 12 Date/Time 2008/01/01 01:00 PM p.86 13 Saturation p.45 14 Sharpness/Mic. off / p.45/23 15 Contrast p.45 01:00 PM 16 Macro p.31~32 2008/01/01 17 Self-timer p.35~36 18 Flash p.32~34 <Image & Full Status> Face Detection · Self / p.27~28/ No. Description Icons Page 19 Portrait/Photo Style / p.43/p.44 Selector/Colour Optical/Digital Zoom bar/ 1 x 5.0 p.29 Digital Zoom rate 20 Recording mode p.11 Number of available shots 2 00016/00:00:00 p.17 remaining/Remaining time 21 Voice Memo p.54 Memory card icon/ 22 Auto Focus Frame p.53 3 / - Internal memory icon indicator 23 Camera shake Warning p.21 4 Battery p.15 019
  20. 20. Starting the Recording mode Selecting modes How to use the Auto mode You can select the desired working mode using the M (Mode) button Select this mode for quick and easy picture taking with minimal user located on the back of the camera. interaction. How to use the M (Mode) button 1. Insert the battery (p.15) taking note of 00016 00016 the correct polarity (+/-). 2. Insert the memory card (p.15). As this camera has a 190MB internal memory, it is not essential to insert the memory 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 card. If the memory card is not <Auto mode> inserted, an image will be stored in the 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 <Pressing the internal memory. If the memory card is M(Mode) button> inserted, an image will be stored on the memory card. 3. Close the battery chamber cover. <Pressing the Right button> 4. Press the POWER button to turn on the camera. (If the date/time that <Program mode> is displayed on the LCD monitor is incorrect, reset the date/time before taking a picture.) <Pressing the Left button> 5. Select the Auto mode by pressing the M(Mode) button. <Mode selection menu> 6. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image. 7. Press the Shutter button to capture an image. <Pressing the Up button> If the auto focus frame turns to red when you press the Shutter <Movie Clip mode> button down half way, it means that the camera cannot focus on the subject. Should this be the case, the camera is less <Pressing the Right button> likely to capture an image clearly. Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you capture an image. <Scene mode> <Selecting a scene mode> 020
  21. 21. Starting the Recording mode Things to watch out for using the DIS mode How to use the Program mode – The digital zoom will not operate in the DIS mode. Selecting the automatic mode will configure the camera with optimal – If the lighting conditions are brighter than fluorescent lighting conditions, settings and you can manually configure various functions. the DIS will not activate. 1. Select the Program mode by pressing – If the lighting conditions are darker than in fluorescent lighting 00016 the M (Mode) button (p.20). conditions, camera shake warning indicator ( ) will be displayed. For best results only take pictures in situations where the camera shake 2. Point the camera towards the subject warning indicator ( ) is not displayed. and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. – If the subject is moving, the captured image may be blurred. 3. Press the Shutter button to capture an – Avoid moving the camera while the [Capturing!] message is displayed image. 01:00 PM to achieve a better result. 2008/01/01 Refer to page 37-42 for more – As the DIS uses the camera’s digital signal processor, it may take a information about the Program mode menus. little longer for the camera to process and save the images. – If the image size is ( ) or ( ) ,the DIS mode can’t be selected. How to use the DIS(Digital Image Stabilization) mode How to use the FUN mode This mode will reduce the effect of camera shake and help you get a well exposed image in dim conditions. In this mode, you can take pictures with various effects easily and simply. 1. Select the DIS mode by pressing the 00016 M (Mode) button. (p.20) Select the FUN mode by pressing the 00016 2. Point the camera towards the subject M (Mode) button. and compose the image by using the Refer to page 46-52 for more LCD monitor. information. 3. Press the Shutter button to capture an 01:00 PM image. 2008/01/01 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 021
  22. 22. Starting the Recording mode Using the Photo Help guide mode Available functions of the photo help guide Helps the user learn the correct picture taking method and includes solutions Function that can be used when focusing is difficult for potential problems that may occur. This also enables the user to practice Functions that can be used when the image is blurred the best way to take the pictures. Function that can be used when filming in the dark Function that can be used when adjusting the picture brightness Function that can be used when focusing is difficult Function that can be used when adjusting the picture colour Pressing the Pressing the Left/Right button. Left/Right button. Pressing the MENU button. Pressing the Up/Down button. 00016 00016 Pressing the Pressing the Shutter button. Right button. 022
  23. 23. Starting the Recording mode How to use the Movie clip mode 6. Press the Down button to select the [Voice Mute] menu and press the Right A movie clip can be recorded for up to 00:01:01 button. 2hours. 7. Select the [On] menu by pressing the 1. Select the Movie clip mode by pressing Up/Down button. the M (Mode) button.(p.20) 8. Press the OK button. You can record a 2. Point the camera towards the subject movie without sound. and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. STANDBY 3. Press the Shutter button once and movie Pausing while recording a movie clip (Successive Recording) clips are recorded for up to 2hours. Movie clips will still be recorded if the Shutter button is released. This camera allows you to temporarily If you wish to stop recording, press the Shutter button again. stop during unwanted scenes, while Image size and type are listed below. recording a movie clip. Using this function, – Image size: 800x592, 640x480, 320x240 you can record your favourite scenes – Movie clip file type: AVI (MPEG-4) into a movie clip without having to create – Frame Rate: 30FPS, 20FPS, 15FPS multiple movie clips. – The frame rate can be selected when the following image size is selected. Using Successive Recording 800x592: 20FPS selectable 640x480, 320x240: 30FPS, 15FPS selectable Steps from 1-2 are the same as those for Movie clip mode. 3. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. Press the Shutter button and movie clips are Recording the movie clip without sound recorded for as long as the available recording time. Movie clips will still You can record the movie clip without 00:01:01 be recorded if the Shutter button is released. sound. 4. Press the Play & Pause ( ) button to pause recording. Steps from 1-3 are the same as those for 5. Press the Play & Pause ( ) button again to resume the recording. Movie clip mode. 6. If you wish to stop recording, press the Shutter button again. 4. Press the MENU button. 5. Select the [RECORDING] menu by STANDBY pressing the Left/Right button. 023
  24. 24. Starting the Recording mode How to use the Scene modes Use the menu to easily configure optimal settings for a variety of The scene modes are listed below. shooting situations. Icons Scene modes Description 1. Select the Scene mode by pressing Use this for shooting still images at night 00016 [Nightscene] the M (Mode) button (p.20). or in other dark conditions. 2. Point the camera towards the subject [Portrait] To take a picture of a person. and compose the image by using the To take a picture of fast moving objects, LCD monitor. [Children] for example, children. 3. Press the Shutter button to capture an [Landscape] To take pictures of distant scenery. image. 01:00 PM [Text] Use this mode to shoot a document. 2008/01/01 Close-up shooting for small objects such [Close up] as plants and insects. [Sunset] For taking pictures of sunsets. [Dawn] Daybreak scenes. Portrait without shadows caused by [Backlight] backlight. [Firework] Firework scenes. For ocean, lake, beach and snowscape [Beach&Snow] scenes. Use when the photographer would also [Self Shot] like to appear in the image. [Food] For taking delicious looking food. For taking pictures in cafes and [Café] restaurants. 024
  25. 25. Things to watch out for when taking pictures Pressing the Shutter button down half way. Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you capture an image. Lightly press the Shutter button to confirm focus and flash battery charge. Compose the image by using the LCD monitor. Press the Shutter button all way down to take the picture. Under certain conditions the auto focus system may not perform as expected. – When photographing a subject that has little contrast. – If the subject is highly reflective or shiny. – If the subject is moving at high speed. – When there is strong reflected light, or when the background is very bright. <Lightly press the Shutter button> <Press the Shutter button down all the way> – When the subject matter has only horizontal lines or the subject is very narrow (such as a stick or flagpole). The available memory capacity may vary depending on shooting – When the surroundings are dark. conditions and camera settings. When the Flash Off or Slow synchro mode is selected in a low lighting condition, the camera shake warning indicator ( ) may appear on the LCD monitor. In this case, use a tripod, support the camera on a solid surface or change to flash shot mode. Shooting against the light: Please do not take pictures against the sun. Doing so may make the picture dark. To take a picture against the light, please use the [Backlight] in the scene shooting mode (see page 24), fill-in flash (see page 33), spot metering (see page 39), or exposure compensation (see page 41). 025
  26. 26. Focus lock Using the camera buttons To focus on a subject not positioned in the centre of the picture, use the to set the camera focus lock function. The recording mode function can be set up by using the camera Using the Focus Lock buttons. 1. Ensure the subject is in the centre of the autofocus frame. 2. Press the Shutter button halfway. When the green auto focus frame lights up, it means the camera is focused on the subject. Be careful not to press the Shutter button all the way down to avoid taking an POWER button unwanted picture. Used for turning the camera’s power on/off. 3. With the Shutter button still pressed down only halfway, move the If there is no operation during the specified camera to recompose your picture as desired, and then press the time, the camera’s power will be turned off Shutter button completely to take the picture. If you release your finger automatically to save battery life. from the Shutter button, the focus lock function will be cancelled. Refer to page 90 for more information about the auto power off function. 00016 00016 00016 F 3.5 F 3.5 1/45s 1/45s 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 1. The image to be 2. Press the Shutter 3. Recompose the captured. button halfway and picture and fully focus on the subject. depress the Shutter button. 026
  27. 27. Shutter button FD (Face Detection) button Used for taking an image or recording voice in the Recording mode. This mode detects the face position of the subject automatically and then sets the focus and exposure. Select this mode for quick and easy In Movie clip mode face picture. In MP3 and PMP mode, this button will lock the camera Pressing the Shutter button down fully buttons. starts the process for recording a movie clip. Press the Shutter button once Selectable modes: [Auto], [Program], [DIS], [FUN], [Photo Help Guide], and the movie clip is recorded for as Scene modes ([Portrait], [Children], [Beach & Snow], long as the available recording time in [Self-shot], [Café]) the memory allows. If you wish to stop 1. Press the FD (Face Detection) button recording, press the Shutter button ( ) in the selectable modes. The FD again. icon will be displayed on the left side of In Still image mode the screen. Pressing the Shutter button down halfway activates the autofocus and checks the condition of the flash. Pressing the Shutter button down 00016 fully takes and stores the image. If you select voice memo recording, the recording will start after the camera has finished storing the image data. 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 2. The size and position of the auto focus 00016 frame is set at the face of the subject automatically. 3. Press the Shutter button halfway. The focus frame turns to green when the focus is activated. 4. Press the Shutter button fully to take a 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 picture. 027
  28. 28. FD (Face Detection) button This function can detect up to 9 people. ■ Self Portrait When the camera recognises many people at the same time, it When taking pictures of yourself, the area of your face is automatically will focus on the nearest person. detected so that you can take self pictures more easily and quickly. The Digital zoom is not activated in this mode. Selectable modes: [Auto], [Program], [DIS], [FUN], [Photo Help Guide], The effects functions are not activated in this mode. Scene modes ([Portrait], [Children], [Beach & Snow], When the camera detects a target face, the white colour focus [Self-shot], [Café]) frame will be displayed over the target face and the gray colour 1. When pressing the Face Detection button again on the face location focus will appear over the remaining faces(up to 8). Press the screen, the Self Portrait icon ( ) appears. Shutter button halfway down to focus on the face and the white focus frame turns green.(Total 9) 00016 00016 Return to previous AF mode if face detection was failure. In some conditions this function cannot work properly. Pressing the – When a person wears dark glasses or some part of the face is FD button hidden. 01:00 PM 01:00 PM – When the person being taken does not look at the camera. 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 – When the camera doesn’t detect a face because of too much or too little light. 2. For self-filming, set the camera lens towards the face of the object. – There is too great a distance between the camera and the It automatically detects the face of the object, and emits a guiding subject. sound. The maximum available Face Detection range is 3m (Wide). 3. Start filming by pressing the Shutter button. The nearer the subject, the faster the camera can recognize the When locating the face in the center of the screen, it repeatedly subject. emits a faster sound unlike the sounds that are emitted when the face is not in the center. The guiding sound can be set using the sound setting menu. (p.83) If [Self Portrait] is set, it is fixed to Macro focus. If [Self Portrait] is set, Motion Timer cannot be selected. 028
  29. 29. ZOOM W / T button If the menu is not displayed, this button WIDE Zoom works as the OPTICAL ZOOM or DIGITAL Optical zoom WIDE: Pressing the Zoom W button. This will zoom out ZOOM button. This camera has a 3X optical from the subject i.e. the subject will appear further zoom and a 5X digital zoom function. Using away. Pressing the Zoom W button continuously will both will offer a total zoom ratio of 15X. set the camera to its minimum zoom setting i.e. the subject appears at its furthest from the camera. TELE Zoom 00016 Pressing 00016 Pressing 00016 Optical zoom TELE: Pressing the Zoom T button. This will zoom into the the the subject i.e. the subject will appear nearer. Zoom W Zoom W button button Digital zoom TELE: When the maximum (3X) optical zoom is selected, pressing the Zoom T button activates the digital 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 zoom software. Releasing Zoom T button stops the <TELE zoom> <Optical zoom 2X> <WIDE zoom> digital zooming at the required setting. Once the maximum digital zoom (5X) is achieved, pressing the Zoom T button will have no effect. Digital zoom WIDE: When the digital zoom is in operation, pressing the Zoom W button will reduce the digital zooming Optical zoom in steps. Releasing Zoom W button stops X 5.0 digital zooming. Pressing the Zoom W button 00016 Pressing 00016 Pressing 00016 will reduce the digital zoom and then it will the the Digital zoom Zoom T Zoom T continue to reduce the optical zoom until the button button minimum setting is reached. 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 00016 Pressing 00016 Pressing 00016 <WIDE zoom> <TELE zoom> <Digital zoom 5.0X> the the Zoom W Zoom W button button 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 <Digital zoom 5.0X> <TELE zoom> <WIDE zoom> 029
  30. 30. ZOOM W / T button Function Description / Info ( ) / Up button  Images taken using the digital zoom may take a little longer for While the menu is showing, the Up button operates as a direction the camera to process. Allow time for this to take place. button. If the menu screen does not appear, information or function descriptions of the current filming image (filming mode) can be  The digital zoom cannot be used in movie clip shots. accessed through the liquid crystal monitor by pressing the Function  You may notice a decrease in image quality when using the description/ Information ( ) button. digital zoom. 00016 00016 00016  To view a clearer digital zoom image, press the Shutter button halfway at the maximum optical zoom position and press the Zoom T button again.  The digital zoom can’t be activated in some Scene modes (Nightscene, Children, Text, Close-up, Fireworks, Food), Face 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 2007/08/01 2007/08/01 Detection mode, DIS mode, the Movie Clip mode and FUN recording mode. <Filming screen> <Information screen> <Function description screen>  Take care not to press the lens as this may cause a camera ■ Function description: When pressing the Function description button on the information malfunction. screen mode, detailed descriptions of the functions can be  It is possible that beep and button sounds of the camera can viewed. The function description can be cancelled by pressing the Function description button again. be recorded while shooting the movie clips. 00016 00016 Pressing the Function Pressing description the button Fn button 01:00 PM 2007/08/01 <Examples of Function descriptions> 030
  31. 31. Macro ( ) / Down button While the menu is showing, press the Down button to move from the Types of focus mode and focus range (W: Wide, T: Tele) (Unit: cm) main menu to a sub menu, or to move down the sub menu. When the menu is not showing, you can use the Macro/Down button to Mode Auto( ) take macro pictures. The distance ranges are shown below. Press the Focus Type Super macro( ) Auto macro( ) Normal Macro button until the desired macro mode indicator appears on the LCD monitor. W: 5 ~ Infinity W: 80 ~ Infinity Focus range – T: 40 ~ Infinity T: 80 ~ Infinity 00016 00016 Mode Program( ) Focus Type Super macro( ) Macro( ) Normal W: 1 ~ 5 W: 5 ~ 80 W: 80 ~ Infinity Focus range (Wide only) T: 40 ~ 80 T: 80 ~ Infinity 01:00 PM 01:00 PM Mode DIS mode( ) 2007/08/01 2007/08/01 Focus Type Super macro( ) Auto macro( ) Normal <Auto Focus> <Macro ( )> W: 5 ~ Infinity W: 80 ~ Infinity Focus range – 00016 00016 T: 40 ~ Infinity T: 80 ~ Infinity Mode FUN mode( ) Focus Type Super macro( ) Macro( ) Normal W: 5~80 W: 80 ~ Infinity Focus range – T: 40~80 T: 80 ~ Infinity 01:00 PM 01:00 PM 2007/08/01 2007/08/01 When the macro mode is selected, be particularly careful to <Auto Macro ( )> <Super Macro ( )> avoid camera shake. When you take a picture within 30cm (Wide zoom) or 50cm (Tele zoom) in the Macro mode, select the FLASH OFF mode. When you take a picture within the 5cm Super macro range, the autofocus on the camera will take longer to set the correct focus distance. 031
  32. 32. Macro ( ) / Down button Flash ( ) / Left button Available focusing method, by Recording mode When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the Left ( : Selectable, ∞: Infinity focus range) button makes the cursor shift to the left tab. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the Left button Mode Auto macro Super macro Macro Normal operates as the Flash( ) button. Selecting the flash mode 1. Press the Mode button to select a Recording mode with the exception of the Movie clip mode or the DIS mode. (p.20) 2. Press the Flash button until the desired flash mode indicator is SCENE displayed on the LCD monitor. Mode 3. A flash mode indicator will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Use the Auto macro Super macro Macro Normal correct flash to suit the environment. Flash range (Unit: m) Normal Macro Auto macro ISO WIDE TELE WIDE TELE WIDE TELE AUTO 0.8 ~ 3.3 0.8 ~ 2.4 0.3 ~ 0.8 0.5 ~ 0.8 0.3 ~ 3.3 0.5 ~ 2.4 When the Super Macro is selected, flash is fixed as the Flash Off mode. ∞ 032
  33. 33. Flash ( ) / Left button If you press the Shutter button after selecting the Auto, Fill-in, Flash mode indicator Slow synchro flash, the first flash fires to check the shooting condition (Flash range and Power ratio of flash). Do not move Icon Flash mode Description the camera until the second flash fires. If the subject or background is dark, the Auto flash Using the flash frequently will reduce the life of the battery. camera flash will operate automatically. Under normal operating conditions the re-charging time for If a subject or background is dark, the the flash is usually within 4 seconds. If the battery is weak, the Auto & Red eye camera flash will work automatically and will charging time will be longer. eduction reduce the red-eye effect by using the red- In the DIS mode, [Landscape], [Close up], [Text], [Sunset], eye reduction function. [Dawn], [Firework], [Self Shot], [Food], [Café] scene modes The flash fires regardless of the available and the Movie clip mode, the flash function will not operate. light. The intensity of the flash will be Fill in flash Take photographs within the flash range. automatically controlled to suit the prevailing The image quality is not guaranteed if the subject is too close conditions. or highly reflective. The flash operates with a slow shutter speed When taking an image in poorly lit conditions with the flash, to obtain a balanced correct exposure. In there may be a white speck in the captured image. The speck Slow synchro poor lighting conditions the camera shake is caused by the the flash light reflecting off atmospheric dust. warning indicator ( ) will display on the LCD monitor. The flash does not fire. Select this mode when capturing images in a place or situation where flash photography Flash off is prohibited. When you capture an image in a poorly lit condition, the camera shake warning indicator ( ) will appear on the LCD monitor. When a shot with “red eye” is detected, Red-eye this mode will reduce the red-eye effect reduction automatically. 033
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