Samsung Camera NV9 User Manual
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  • 1. NV9 This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Click a button below for more information. Quick search Contents 1 Basic functions 2 Extended functions 3 Shooting options 4 Playback/Editing 5 Multimedia 6 Appendix Index
  • 2. Health and Safety Information Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your Safety Warnings camera: Do not use your camera near flammable or explosive Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or gases and liquids others Do not use your camera near fuels, combustibles, or flammable chemicals. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or Caution—situations that could cause damage to your explosive materials in the same compartment as the camera or its camera or other equipment accessories. Note—notes, usage tips, or additional information Keep your camera away from small children and pets Keep your camera and all accessories out of the reach of small children and animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious injury if swallowed. Moving parts and accessories may present physical dangers as well. Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to people or animals. Using the flash too close to your subject’s eyes can cause temporary or permanent damage. Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care • Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers. Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries or damage to your camera. • Never dispose of batteries in a fire. Follow all local regulations when disposing of used batteries. 1
  • 3. Health and Safety Information • Never place batteries or cameras on or in heating devices, • Exercise caution when connecting cables or adapters and such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may installing batteries and memory cards. Forcing the connectors, explode when overheated. improperly connecting cables, or improperly installing batteries and memory cards can damage ports, connectors, and accessories. Do not insert foreign objects into any of your camera’s compartments, slots, or access points. Damage due to improper use may not be covered by your warranty. Safety Precautions Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from Handle and store your camera carefully and sensibly damage • Do not allow your camera to get wet—liquids can cause serious • Avoid exposing batteries or memory cards to very cold or very damage. Do not handle your camera with wet hands. Water hot temperatures (below 0º C/32º F or above 40º C/104º F). damage to your camera can void your manufacturer’s warranty. Extreme temperatures can reduce the charging capacity of your • Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high batteries and can cause memory cards to malfunction. temperatures for an extended period of time. Prolonged • Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as exposure to sunlight or extreme temperatures can cause this can create a connection between the + and – terminals permanent damage to your camera’s internal components. of your battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery • Avoid using or storing your camera in dusty, dirty, humid, or damage. poorly-ventilated areas to prevent damage to moving parts and • Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or internal components. foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a • Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an soft cloth before inserting in your camera. extended period of time. Installed batteries may leak or corrode • Turn off the camera when inserting or removing the memory over time and cause serious damage to your camera. card. • Protect your camera from sand and dirt when using it on • Do not bend drop, or subject memory cards to heavy impact beaches or in other similar areas. or pressure. • Protect your camera and monitor from impact, rough handling, • Do not use memory cards that have been formatted by other and excessive vibration to avoid serious damage. cameras or by a PC. Reformat the memory card with your camera. • Never use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card. 2
  • 4. Health and Safety Information Use only Samsung-approved accessories Important Usage Information Using incompatible accessories may damage your camera, cause injury, or void your warranty. Allow only qualified personnel to service your camera Protect your camera’s lens Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or • Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight, as this may discolour attempt to service the camera yourself. Any damage that results the image sensor or cause it to malfunction. from unqualified service is not covered by your warranty. • Protect your lens from fingerprints and scratches. Clean your lens with a soft, clean, debris-free lens cloth. Ensure maximum battery and charger life • Overcharging batteries may shorten battery life. After charging is Use earphones with caution finished, disconnect the cable from your camera. • Do not use earphones while driving, cycling, or operating • Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be motorised vehicles. Doing so may create a traffic hazard and recharged before use. may be illegal in some areas. • Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use. • Use only the minimum volume setting necessary. Listening to • Use batteries only for their intended purpose. earphones at high volume can damage your hearing. Exercise caution when using the camera in humid environments When transferring the camera from a cold environment to a warm and humid one, condensation can form on the delicate electronic circuitry and memory card. In this situation, wait for at least 1 hour until all moisture has evaporated before using the camera. Check that the camera is operating properly before use The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any loss of files or damage that may result from camera malfunction or improper use. 3
  • 5. Organization of the user manual ©2008 Samsung Techwin Corporation The specifications of the camera or contents of this 1 Basic functions ................................................. 10 Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting, and how to transfer files to and manual may be changed without prior notice due to from your computer. upgrade of camera functions. 2 Extended functions ......................................... 27 Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Copyright information • Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. 3 Shooting Options ............................................. 36 Learn about the various options you can set in • Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation. Shooting mode. • is a registered trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. WOW HD technology is incorporated under license from SRS Labs, Inc. 4 Playback/Editing .............................................. 54 Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and edit photos or videos. You will also learn how to connect your camera to your photo printer or TV. 5 Multimedia .......................................................... 68 Learn to use Multimedia modes: MP3 mode, PMP mode, and Text Viewer mode. 6 Appendix ............................................................ 76 Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and maintenance tips. 4
  • 6. Indications used in this manual Icons used in this manual Mode Icon Icon Function Auto 2 Additional information Program 1 Situations where you need to be careful Dual IS 7 Camera buttons; for example: [Shutter] Photo Help Guide 8 [ ] (represents the Shutter button) Beauty Shot 5 ( ) Page number for reference Scene 4 The order of options or menus you must select to Movie 3 perform a step; for example: Select Face Tone Multimedia 6 (represents , followed by Face Tone) * Annotation Shooting mode icons next to a title These icons indicate that a function is available in the corresponding modes. The 4 mode may not support Abbreviations used in this manual functions for all scenes. Abbreviation Definition e.g.) ACB Auto Contrast Balance AEB Auto Exposure Bracket Available in the Auto, Program, Beauty AF Auto Focus Shot, and some DIS Digital Image Stabilisation Scene modes DPOF Digital Print Order Format EV Exposure Value OIS Optical Image Stabilisation WB White Balance 5
  • 7. Expressions used in this manual Exposure (Brightness) The amount of light that enters your camera is called exposure. Pressing the shutter By altering the exposure, your photos will be darker or lighter. • Half-press [Shutter]: press and hold the shutter half way down • Press [Shutter]: press the shutter all the way down Normal exposure Overexposure (too bright) Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter] Subject, background, and composition • Subject: the main object of a scene, such as a person, animal, or still life • Background: the objects around the subject • Composition: the combination of a subject and background Composition Subject Background 6
  • 8. Quick search Taking photos of people Adjusting the exposure (brightness) • Connecting the camera to • 4 mode > Portrait, Children, • ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) Self Shot 28 42 your computer 21 • 5 mode 30 • EV (to adjust exposure) 47 • Deleting all files in the • Red Eye, Red Eye Fix • ACB (to compensate for subjects against memory card 57 (to prevent or correct red-eye) 41 bright backgrounds) 47 • Viewing files in a slide show • Face Detection, Self Portrait, Smile Shot, • Metering 48 59 Blink Detection 45 - 46 • AEB (to take three photos of the same • Viewing files on a TV scene with different exposures) 50 66 Taking photos at night or in the dark • Using a multimedia mode • 4 mode > Nightscene, Dawn, (listen to MP3s, play Firework 28 Applying a different effect videos, and view text files) • Flash options 41 • Photo Style Selector 69 • ISO speed (to adjust sensitivity to light) (to apply a different tone) 51 • Adjusting sound and 42 • Color (to apply a different colour filter) volume 78 51 • Image Adjust (to adjust saturation, • Changing the language Taking action photos displayed on the screen sharpness, or contrast) 52 • Continuous, Motion Capture 50 78 • Setting the date and time Reducing camera shake 78 • Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) 17 • 7 mode 29 • Adjusting the brightness of Taking photos of food, insects, or the display 78 flowers • Formatting the memory • 4 mode > Close up, Food 28 card 79 • Macro, Auto Macro, Super Macro (to take close-up photos) 43 • Troubleshooting 85 • WB (White balance; to change the colour tone) 48 7
  • 9. Contents 1. Basic functions ................................................................. 10 2. Extended functions .......................................................... 27 Camera layout ............................................................. 11 Shooting modes .......................................................... 28 Icons ............................................................................ 13 2 Using the Auto mode ........................................... 28 4 Using the Scene mode ..................................... 28 Turning your camera on or off ...................................... 14 7 Using the Dual IS mode ...................................... 29 Mini dashboard .............................................................. 14 5 Using the Beauty Shot mode ..................................... 30 Setting options ............................................................. 15 1 Using the Program mode ............................................ 31 Taking photos .............................................................. 16 3 Recording a video .................................................... 32 Zooming ........................................................................ 16 Tips for getting a clearer photo ........................................ 33 Reducing camera shake OIS ................................... 17 Recording voice memos .............................................. 35 Using the Photo Help Guide mode .............................. 18 Recording a voice memo ................................................ 35 Changing the display type ............................................ 19 Adding a voice memo to a photo ..................................... 35 Transferring files (for Windows) .................................... 20 Installing programs ......................................................... 20 3. Shooting Options ............................................................. 36 Connecting the camera to your PC .................................. 21 Selecting a resolution and quality ................................. 37 Transferring files to your PC ............................................. 22 Selecting a resolution ..................................................... 37 Transferring multimedia files to the camera ....................... 22 Selecting a quality .......................................................... 38 Using Samsung Converter .............................................. 24 Using Samsung Master .................................................. 25 Using the timer ............................................................. 39 Transferring files (for Mac) ............................................ 26 Shooting in the dark ..................................................... 41 Transferring files to your computer ................................... 26 Preventing red-eye Red-eye ........................................... 41 Transferring multimedia files to the camera ....................... 26 Using the flash ............................................................... 41 Adjusting the ISO speed ISO speed ................................... 42 Changing the camera’s focus ...................................... 43 Using macro .................................................... 43 Using auto focus AF .............................................. 43 Adjusting the focus area AF area ................................... 44 Using face detection Face detection ................................... 45 8
  • 10. Contents Adjusting brightness and colour .................................. 47 5. Multimedia ......................................................................... 68 Adjusting the exposure manually EV ........................ 47 Using Multimedia mode ............................................... 69 Compensating for backlighting ACB .......................... 47 Using the MP3 mode ................................................... 71 Changing the metering mode Metering ............................ 48 Playing music files .......................................................... 71 Selecting a light source (White balance) ................... 48 Using the PMP mode ................................................... 73 Using burst modes ...................................................... 50 Using the Text Viewer mode ........................................ 74 Improving your photos ................................................. 51 Applying photo styles Photo style ....................................... 51 Multimedia mode settings menu .................................. 75 Applying colour Color effect ................................................ 51 Adjusting your photos ..................................................... 52 6. Appendix ............................................................................ 76 Camera settings menu ................................................. 77 4. Playback/Editing ............................................................... 54 Accessing the settings menu .......................................... 77 Playing back ............................................................... 55 SOUND .................................................................. 78 Starting Playback mode .................................................. 55 DISPLAY ................................................................. 78 Viewing photos .............................................................. 58 SETTINGS .............................................................. 79 Playing a video ............................................................... 60 Error messages ............................................................ 81 Playing voice memos ...................................................... 60 Camera maintenance ................................................... 82 Editing a photo ............................................................ 61 Cleaning your camera ..................................................... 82 Resizing photos ............................................................. 61 About memory cards ...................................................... 83 Rotating a photo ............................................................ 61 About the battery ........................................................... 84 Editing colour ................................................................. 61 Before contacting a service centre ............................... 85 Correcting exposure problems ........................................ 62 Camera specifications .................................................. 87 Creating a print order DPOF ........................................ 63 Index ............................................................................ 91 Setting a start image .................................................... 65 Viewing files on a TV .................................................... 66 Printing photos with a photo printer PictBridge ............... 67 9
  • 11. 1. Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting, and how to transfer files to and from your computer. Camera layout ............................................... 11 Icons ............................................................... 13 Turning your camera on or off .................... 14 Mini dashboard ............................................. 14 Setting options .............................................. 15 Taking photos ............................................... 16 Zooming ........................................................ 16 Reducing camera shake ............................... 17 Using the Photo Help Guide mode ........... 18 Changing the display type .......................... 19 Transferring files (for Windows) .................. 20 Installing programs ........................................ 20 Connecting the camera to your PC ............... 21 Transferring files to your PC .......................... 22 Transferring multimedia files to the camera ... 22 Using Samsung Converter ............................ 24 Using Samsung Master ................................. 25 Transferring files (for Mac) ........................... 26 Transferring files to your computer ................ 26 Transferring multimedia files to the camera ... 26
  • 12. Camera layout Flash Shutter button Multifunction jack Mini dashboard (p.14) Accepts USB, A/V cable, or earphones Mode dial (See below) POWER button Microphone Lens AF assist light/Timer lamp Tripod mount Battery chamber cover Insert a memory card and the battery Icon Mode Description Icon Mode Description Take a photo quickly and easily with Take a photo of a person with options to 2 Auto 5 Beauty Shot minimal settings hide facial imperfections 1 Take a photo with options for a preset Program Take a photo by setting options 4 Scene scene Take a photo with options suitable for 7 Dual IS 3 Movie Record a video reducing camera shake Photo Help Listen to MP3s, play videos, and view 8 Get shooting tips and practice shooting 6 Multimedia Guide text files Basic functions 11
  • 13. Camera layout Speaker Status lamp • Blinking: When saving a photo, recording a voice memo, being read by a computer or printer, or out of focus • Steady: When connecting to a computer or in focus Display (See below) Button Function Button Function • Zoom in or out in Shooting mode. In Shooting mode While setting • Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as Navigation (Left: e, [e] Change the flash option Move left Zoom thumbnails in Playback mode. Right: t, [t] Change the timer option Move right • Adjust volume in Playback mode or Up: w, [w] Change the display option Move up Multimedia mode. Down: r) [r] Change the macro option Move down E Apply effect on your file. • Access options or menus. MENU/OK • Confirm the highlighted option or menu. • Access options in Shooting mode. Fn • Enter Playback mode. • Delete files in Playback mode. y • Print files after connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer. • Prevent camera shake in Shooting mode. OIS • Lock the buttons in Multimedia mode. Basic functions 12
  • 14. Icons The icons displayed will change according to the selected mode or options you set. B. Icons on the left Icon Description A Face detection Photo style Colour C Flash Timer Auto focus Contrast Sharpness B Voice Mute Saturation A. Information Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) Icon Description C. Icons on the right Selected shooting mode Zoom ratio Icon Description Available number of photos Photo resolution Available recording time Video resolution Internal memory Photo quality Memory card inserted Frame rate : Fully charged : Partially charged Metering option : Charging needed Burst type Voice memo ISO speed Auto focus frame White balance Camera shake Exposure Current date and time Long time shutter Basic functions 13
  • 15. Turning your camera on or off Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off. Mini dashboard While the camera is turned on, Mini dashboard shows you the remaining capacity of the battery and memory card. • When exposing the camera to a hot and humid environment, condensation can form on the gauges. • If the hand of a gauge keeps spinning around, contact a service centre. • The gauge and the battery and memory card icon on the display may show different capacities. In Playback mode Press [y] to view stored files. Press and hold [y] to mute camera sounds. Basic functions 14
  • 16. Setting options You can set options by pressing [E], [MENU/OK], or [Fn] and using the navigation buttons ([e], [t], [w], [r]). 1 Press [E], [MENU/OK], or [Fn]. E.g. Select a white balance option in the P mode 2 Use the navigation buttons to scroll to an option or 1 Rotate the mode dial to 1. menu. • To move left or right, press [e] or [t]. • To move up or down, press [w] or [r]. SIZE 2 Press [Fn]. 3 Press [w] or [r] and then [e] or [t] to set the white balance. 3 Press [MENU/OK] to confirm the highlighted option or menu. WHITE BALANCE Daylight Going back to the previous menu 4 Press [MENU/OK]. Press [E], [Fn], or [MENU/OK] again to go back to the previous menu. Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. Basic functions 15
  • 17. Taking photos 1 Rotate the mode dial to 2. Zooming You can shoot close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your camera has a 5X optical zoom and 5X digital zoom. By using both, you can zoom in up to 25 times. Push or push and hold [Zoom] up to zoom in on your subject. Push or push and hold [Zoom] down to zoom out. 2 Align your subject in the frame. Zoom in Zoom out 3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. • Green: In focus • Red: Out of focus 4 Press [Shutter] to take a photo. Basic functions 16
  • 18. Taking photos Digital zoom Reducing camera shake If the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using the Reduce camera shake optically by pressing [OIS] in Shooting mode. digital zoom. The picture quality may deteriorate when you use the When you use the OIS function, the OIS icon is displayed. digital zoom. Optical range Zoom indicator Digital range • The digital zoom is not available when using 7, 6, 5, 4 (in some scenes), and 3 modes and when used with Face detection. • It may take longer to save a photo when using the digital zoom. • OIS may not function properly when: • The focus area will be set to Center AF when using the digital - you move your camera to follow a moving subject zoom. - you use digital zoom - there is too much camera shake - the shutter speed is slow (e.g., when you select Nightscene in the 4 mode) - the battery is low - you take a close-up shot • If you use the OIS function with a tripod, your images may be blurred by the vibration of the OIS sensor. Deactivate the OIS function when you use a tripod. • OIS is not available in the 3 mode. Basic functions 17
  • 19. Using the Photo Help Guide mode This mode provides various shooting tips. Learn to get better photos and videos. 1 Rotate the mode dial to 8. 4 Press [t] to view a topic. • Press [w] or [r] to display the previous or next screen. To use flash Press the Flash button repeatedly to display the Flash icon (lightning shape) on the screen. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select a menu. PHOTO HELP GUIDE Back Practice Features to use when the image is out of focus 5 Features to counter camera shake Features to use in low light conditions Press [t] to practice. Features to use when adjusting brightness Features to use when adjusting colours • Press [e] to go back to the previous menu. • While practicing, you cannot set shooting options or menus. Move Next 3 Press [t] and select a submenu. Basic functions 18
  • 20. Changing the display type Press [w] repeatedly to change the display type for Shooting and Press [w] once or twice to display or hide the description for the Playback modes. selected shooting option. SIZE Set the photo size. Display every piece of information about shooting In Playback mode In Shooting mode Press [w] to: Press [w] once or twice to: • display information about the current photo • display all information about shooting • hide information about the current file • hide information about shooting, except the available number • hide information about the current photo, except the shooting of photos settings and captured date Basic functions 19
  • 21. Transferring files (for Windows) Transfer photos, videos, voice memo that you stored on the camera to your PC or transfer multimedia files to the camera so that you can play or view them on the camera. Use the supplied USB cable after installing any programs you need from the CD. Installing programs Programs contained on the CD Item Requirements Hardware and software requirements Samsung Master Edit photos and videos. Item Requirements Samsung Converter* Convert videos so that they can be played Pentium III 500MHz or better on the camera. CPU (Pentium III 800MHz or better recommended) Adobe Reader View the user manual. RAM 256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended) * Files may not be converted if there is no proper codec. Install a multi-codec OS Windows 2000 / XP / Vista (full version of the latest K-Lite Codec recommended). Install Samsung Converter again after installing the multi-codec. Hard disk * Pentium IV or better is recommended to use the program. 250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) capacity • USB port • CD-ROM drive Others • 1024x768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (24-bit colour display recommended) • Microsoft Direct X 9.0 or later • Using a self-assembled PC or a PC and OS that are not supported may void your warranty. • For 64-bit Editions of Windows XP and Vista, the programs may not work properly. Basic functions 20
  • 22. Transferring files (for Windows) 1 Insert the installation CD in a CD-ROM drive. Connecting the camera to your PC Once you connect your camera to your PC, the camera will be 2 When the setup screen is displayed, click Samsung recognised as a removable disk. Digital Camera Installer to start installation. The battery will be charged while the camera is connected to a PC with the USB cable. 1 Plug the USB cable into the camera and your PC. You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light ( ) into your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data. 3 Select programs to install and follow the onscreen instructions. 4 Click OK to complete the installation. 2 Turn on the camera. 3 Select Computer and press [MENU/OK]. Basic functions 21
  • 23. Transferring files (for Windows) Disconnecting the device (for Windows XP) Transferring multimedia files to the camera The way to disconnect the USB cable for Windows 2000/Vista is similar. Requirements 1 Wait until your PC stops reading from the camera. Your camera will support the following file types. • If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until it is off. Multimedia Supported type 2 Click on the tool bar at the bottom right of your PC mode screen. • File type: MP3 (MPEG -1/2/2.5 Layer 3) MP3 • Bit rate: 48 ~ 320Kbps (including VBR) PMP File type: PMP SDC* • File type: TXT (smaller than 10 MB) 3 Click the pop-up message. • Encoding type 4 Remove the USB cable. - Windows: ANSI (Windows 98 or later), Unicode / Unicode (Big-Endian) / UTF-8 (Windows 2000 / XP) Text Viewer - Mac: ANSI, Unicode (UTF-16) • Language**: English, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Transferring files to your PC Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, 1 Connect the camera to your PC. (see 'Connecting the Finnish, Bahasa, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish camera to your PC') * A file type that is converted with Samsung Converter (p. 24) ** Subject to change without prior notice 2 On your PC, select My Computer Removable Disk DCIM 100SSCAM. • Duplicating multimedia files may violate copyright laws. • Without permission of the manufacturer, you cannot duplicate, 3 Select files and drag or save them to the PC. modify and/or distribute any part or all MP3 or PMP files provided in the internal memory. Basic functions 22
  • 24. Transferring files (for Windows) Transferring multimedia files to the camera 4 Copy multimedia files to the corresponding folders. 1 Connect the camera to your PC. (p. 21) • MP3 files to MP3 folder • SDC files to PMP folder 2 On your PC, select My Computer Removable Disk. • TXT files to TEXT folder 3 Create new folders named ‘MP3,’ ‘PMP,’ and ‘TEXT.’ • Multimedia files cannot be played or viewed if the folder names are incorrect. • Subfolders nested directly within the MP3, PMP and TEXT folders can be created. Files saved in deeply-nested subfolders may not be played or viewed. • You can save up to 200 files or 100 subfolders in each folder up to 200 total files and subfolders in combination. • File names or folder names with more than 120 characters (60 characters for 2-byte languages, such as Chinese or Korean) will not appear on the playlist. Basic functions 23
  • 25. Transferring files (for Windows) Using Samsung Converter Convert videos so that they can be played on the camera. For details, see the Help menu. Add video files (AVI, WMV, ASF, MPG [MPEG1]) Preview Cropping slider Move to the point where you want the video to begin or end. Pause/resume playback Add subtitles Set the frame size and rate or the file size to be divided by Specify the folder path and file name for the converted file Start converting Basic functions 24
  • 26. Transferring files (for Windows) Using Samsung Master Using the Samsung Master Interface You can download files or edit photos or videos stored on your PC. View mode For details, see Help in the program. Click to see details Click to enlarge or reduce Toolbar Menus about the program the photos in the list Downloading files using Samsung Master A window for downloading files automatically appears when the camera is connected. Select the files you want to download. Click Next and follow the onscreen instructions. Double-click to switch to full- screen view The thumbnails of files (Click files to download.) Preview information about the selected file The photos in the selected folder Change the mode Select a folder to save Click to download : View : Edit mode for photos : Edit mode for videos downloaded files the selected files mode Basic functions 25
  • 27. Transferring files (for Mac) Once you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will recognise the camera automatically. You can transfer files directly from the camera to the computer without installing any programs. • Mac OS X version 10.3 or later is supported. • Supported file types and languages are the same as the Windows version. (p.22) • To use PMP files, you must first convert the files using Samsung Converter on a Windows computer. Transferring files to your computer Transferring multimedia files to the camera 1 Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer with the 1 Connect the camera to a Macintosh computer with the USB cable. USB cable. 2 Turn on your camera. 2 Turn on your camera. • The computer recognises the camera automatically and a • The computer recognises the camera automatically and a removable disk icon will be displayed. removable disk icon will be displayed. 3 Double-click the removable disk icon. 3 Double-click the removable disk icon. 4 Transfer photos or videos to the computer. 4 Create new folders named ‘MP3,’ ‘PMP,’ and ‘TEXT.’ 5 Transfer multimedia files to your computer. • MP3 files to MP3 folder • SDC files to PMP folder • TXT files to TEXT folder Basic functions 26
  • 28. 2. Extended functions 2. Extended functions Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Shooting modes .............................................28 2 Using the Auto mode ...........................28 4 Using the Scene mode......................28 7 Using the Dual IS mode ......................29 5 Using the Beauty Shot mode .....................30 1 Using the Program mode ............................31 3 Recording a video .....................................32 Tips for getting a clearer photo........................33 Recording voice memos ...............................35 Recording a voice memo ................................35 Adding a voice memo to a photo ....................35
  • 29. Shooting modes Take photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions. 2 Using the Auto mode 6 Press [MENU/OK]. Take a photo quickly and easily with minimal settings. 7 Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. 1 Rotate the mode dial to 2. 8 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] 2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. to focus. 9 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. 3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. Adjusting the exposure If you select Nightscene, you can catch brief flashes of light as 4 Using the Scene mode curved streaks by extending the exposure. Use a slow shutter speed to extend the time until the shutter closes. Increase the aperture value Take a photo with options for a preset scene. to prevent overexposure. 1 Rotate the mode dial to 4. 1 Press [Fn]. 2 Press [MENU/OK]. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select . 3 Select Scene. 4 Press [t]. 5 Press [w] or [r] to select a scene. • If you select Nightscene, you can adjust the aperture value and shutter speed. Extended functions 28
  • 30. Shooting modes 3 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. 7 Using the Dual IS mode Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Optical and Digital Image Stabilisation functions. LONG TIME SHUTTER AUTO Aperture value AUTO Before correction After correction Shutter speed 4 Press [e] or [t] to select the aperture value or shutter 1 Rotate the mode dial to 7. speed. 2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] If you select AUTO, the aperture value or shutter speed will be to focus. adjusted automatically. 3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. • Hold your camera still while ‘Capturing!’ is displayed on the 5 Press [MENU/OK]. screen. • The digital zoom will not work in this mode. It is a good idea to use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring. • The photo will be corrected optically only when taken with a light source that is brighter than fluorescent light. . • If your subject is moving rapidly, the photo may be blurry. • Press [OIS] to reduce camera shake in different shooting modes. Extended functions 29
  • 31. Shooting modes 5 Using the Beauty Shot mode Adjusting the brightness of the face Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections. 1 Press [MENU/OK]. 1 Rotate the mode dial to 5. 2 Select Face Tone. 2 Adjust the brightness of the face and facial imperfection. 3 Press [t]. (see 'Adjusting the brightness of the face' and 'Adjusting facial imperfections') 4 Press [w] or [r] to select a brightness level. • As the number increases, the face appears brighter. 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. RECORDING 4 Face Detection Press [Shutter] to take the photo. Face Tone Level 1 Face Retouch Level 2 Foucs Area Level 3 Voice Memo Voice Record Back Set 5 Press [MENU/OK]. 6 Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. Extended functions 30
  • 32. Shooting modes Adjusting facial imperfections 1 Using the Program mode 1 Press [MENU/OK]. Take a photo by setting options. 2 Select Face Retouch. 1 Rotate the mode dial to 1. 3 Press [t]. 2 Set options. (For a list of options, refer to Chapter 3 'Shooting 4 Press [w] or [r] to select a retouch level. options.') • As the number increases, the face appears clearer. 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] RECORDING to focus. 4 Face Detection Face Tone Press [Shutter] to take the photo. Face Retouch Level 1 Foucs Area Level 2 Voice Memo Level 3 Voice Record Back Set 5 Press [MENU/OK]. 6 Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. Extended functions 31
  • 33. Shooting modes 3 Recording a video Setting sound options 1 Rotate the mode dial to 3. 1 Press [MENU/OK]. 2 Set a frame rate or sound option. 2 Select Voice Mute. 3 Set other options. 3 Press [t]. (For options, refer to Chapter 3 'Shooting options.') 4 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. 4 Press [Shutter]. Option Description Off Record a video without sound. 5 Press [Shutter] again to stop recording. Zoom Mute Record a video without sound while zooming. The zoom sound may be recorded if you use the zoom while On Record a video with sound. recording a video. 5 Press [MENU/OK]. 6 Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. Setting the frame rate A frame rate is the number of frames per second. As the frame rate increases, action appears more natural, but the file size is increased. Pausing while recording 1 Press [Fn]. The camera allows you to pause temporarily while recording a video. With this function, you can record your favourite scenes as a single 2 Press [w] or [r] to select FRAME RATE. video. 3 Press [e] or [t] to select a frame rate. Press [r] to pause while recording. • Press [r] again to resume. 4 Press [MENU/OK]. Extended functions 32
  • 34. Shooting modes Tips for getting a clearer photo Reducing camera shake Holding your camera correctly • Press [OIS] to reduce camera shake optically. (p.17) • Select the 7 mode to reduce camera Make sure nothing is shake both optically and digitally. (p.29) blocking the lens. When is displayed Half-pressing the shutter button When shooting in the dark, avoid setting the flash option to (Slow Sync) or (Off). The Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the aperture remains open longer focal point. Focus and exposure and it may be harder to hold the will be adjusted automatically. camera still. • Use a tripod or set the flash option to (Fill In). (p.41) • Set ISO speed options. Camera shake (p. 42) The aperture value and shutter speed are automatically set. Focus frame • Press [Shutter] to take the photo if displayed in green. • Change the frame and half-press [Shutter] again if displayed in red. Extended functions 33
  • 35. Shooting modes Preventing your subject from being out of focus • It is hard to get your subject in focus when: Use the focus lock - there is little contrast between the subject and background (When Half-press [Shutter] to focus. When the subject is your subject is wearing a colour of clothing that is similar to the in focus, you can reposition the frame to change the background.) composition. When you are ready, press [Shutter] - the light source behind the subject is too bright completely to take your photo. - your subject is shiny - your subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds - the subject is not positioned in the centre of the frame • When you take photos in low light • When subjects are moving fast Turn the flash on. Use Continuous or (p. 41) Motion Capture. (p. 50) Extended functions 34
  • 36. Recording voice memos Record a voice memo that you can play back at any time or add a voice memo to a photo as a short reminder of shooting conditions. You will get the best sound quality when recording 40 cm away from the camera. Recording a voice memo Adding a voice memo to a photo 1 In Shooting mode (except 3), press [MENU/OK]. 1 In Shooting mode (except 3), press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select Voice Record. 2 Select Voice Memo. 3 Press [MENU/OK]. 3 Press [t]. 4 Press [Shutter] to record. 4 Press [w] or [r] to select On. 5 Press [MENU/OK]. 6 Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. 7 Align your subject in the frame and take a photo. • You will begin recording a voice memo right after taking the photo. 8 Stop Pause Record a short voice memo (10 seconds maximum). • Press [r] to pause or resume recording. • Press [Shutter] to stop recording a voice memo. • You can record a voice memo up to 10 hours. 5 Press [Shutter] to stop. 6 Press [MENU/OK] to switch to Shooting mode. Extended functions 35
  • 37. 3. Shooting Options Learn about the various options you can set in Shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality .............. 37 Selecting a resolution .................................... 37 Selecting a quality ......................................... 38 Using the timer .............................................. 39 Shooting in the dark ..................................... 41 Preventing red-eye ........................................ 41 Using the flash .............................................. 41 Adjusting the ISO speed ................................ 42 Changing the camera’s focus .................... 43 Using macro .................................................. 43 Using auto focus ........................................... 43 Adjusting the focus area ................................ 44 Using face detection .................................... 45 Adjusting brightness and colour ............... 47 Adjusting the exposure manually ................... 47 Compensating for backlighting ...................... 47 Changing the metering mode ........................ 48 Selecting a light source (White balance) ....... 48 Using burst modes ....................................... 50 Improving your photos ................................ 51 Applying photo styles .................................... 51 Applying colour ............................................. 51 Adjusting your photos ................................... 52
  • 38. Selecting a resolution and quality Selecting a resolution 217543 When recording a video: As you increase the resolution, your photo or video has more pixels in 1 In the 3 mode, press [Fn]. it, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on a larger screen. When you use a high resolution, the file size will also increase. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select SIZE. When taking a photo: 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. Option Description 1 In Shooting mode (except for 3), press [Fn]. 640x480 Play back on a TV. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select SIZE. 320x240 Post on a web page. 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. Option Description 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. 3648x2736 Print on A2 paper. 3648x2432 Print on A2 paper in wide ratio (3:2). 3584x2016 Print on A3 paper in panorama ratio (16:9). 3072x2304 Print on A3 paper. 2592x1944 Print on A4 paper. 2048x1536 Print on A5 paper. 1024x768 Attach to an email. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. Shooting Options 37
  • 39. Selecting a resolution and quality Selecting a quality 21754 Photos you take are compressed and saved in a JPG format. The higher quality you select, the better photos you will get, but the file size will also increase. 1 In Shooting mode, press [Fn]. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select QUALITY. 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. Option Description Super Fine Super fine quality Fine Fine quality Normal Normal quality 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. Shooting Options 38
  • 40. Using the timer 217543 1 In Shooting mode, press [t] repeatedly to change the 2 Press [Shutter] to start the timer. timer option. • The AF-assist light/Timer lamp blinks. The camera will automatically take a photo after the specified time. AF-assist light/Timer lamp Option Description • Press [t] to cancel the timer. (10 Sec) Take a photo in 10 seconds. • When Smile Shot or Blink Detection is set, the timer is not (2 Sec) Take a photo in 2 seconds. available. Take a photo in 10 seconds and take (Double) another in 2 seconds. Detect your movement and then take a (Motion Timer) photo. To turn off the timer, press [t] repeatedly until no timer icon is displayed. Shooting Options 39
  • 41. Using the timer Using Motion Timer 5 Pose for your photo while the AF-assist light/Timer lamp 1 Press [t] repeatedly until is displayed. is blinking. • The AF-assist light/Timer lamp will stop blinking just before the 2 Press [Shutter]. camera automatically takes a photo. 3 Stand within 3 m from the camera within 6 seconds after pressing [Shutter]. 4 Make a motion, such as waving your arms, to activate the timer. • The AF-assist light/Timer lamp will start to blink rapidly when the camera detects you. Motion Timer may not work when: • you are more than 3 m away from the camera • your movements are too subtle • there is too much light or backlight The detection range of Motion Timer Shooting Options 40
  • 42. Shooting in the dark Preventing red-eye 2154 Using the flash 2154 If the flash fires when you take a photo of a person in the dark, a red Use the flash when taking photos in the dark. glow may appear in the eyes. To prevent this, select (Red Eye) or (Red Eye Fix). In Shooting mode, press [e] repeatedly to change the flash option. Option Description The flash fires when the subject or background (Auto) is dark. • The flash fires when the subject or (Red Eye)* background is dark. • The camera reduces red-eye. • The flash always fires. (Fill In) • Light intensity is adjusted automatically. Shooting Options 41
  • 43. Shooting in the dark Option Description Adjusting the ISO speed 1 • The flash fires and the shutter stays open ISO speed is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as defined longer. by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). The (Slow Sync) • Select this in the evening or in the dark. higher ISO speed you select, the more sensitive to light your camera • It is a good idea to use a tripod to prevent becomes. With a higher ISO speed, you can get a better photo your photos from blurring. without using the flash. • The flash will not fire. (Off) • Camera shake warning ( ) is displayed in 1 In Shooting mode, press [Fn]. the dark. • The flash fires when the subject or 2 Press [w] or [r] to select ISO. (Red Eye Fix)* background is dark. • The camera corrects red-eye through its 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an ISO speed option. advanced software analysis. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. * There is an interval between two bursts of the flash. Do not move until the • The higher ISO speed you select, the more image noise you may flash fires a second time. get. • When Motion Capture is set, ISO speed will be set to Auto. • Flash options are not available if you set burst options or select Self • When you set the ISO speed to 3200, the resolution will be set Portrait or Blink Detection. to . • Make sure that your subjects are within the recommended distance from the flash. (p. 87) • If there is reflected light or much dust in the air, tiny spots may appear on your photo. Shooting Options 42
  • 44. Changing the camera’s focus Using macro 2173 Using auto focus 2173 Use macro to take close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers or To take sharp photos, select the appropriate focus according to your insects. distance from the subject. In Shooting mode, press [r] repeatedly to change the focus distance option. Option Description Focus on a subject farther than 8 cm • Try to hold the camera very still to prevent blurry photos. (Auto Macro) (farther than 50 cm, while using zoom). • Turn the flash off if the distance to the subject is less than 40 cm. Focus on a subject between 8 to 80 cm (Macro) (between 50 and 80 cm, while using zoom). (Super Macro) Focus on a subject between 3 to 8 cm. • To focus on a subject farther than 80 cm, press [r] repeatedly until no focus distance icon is displayed. • The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting Options 43
  • 45. Changing the camera’s focus Adjusting the focus area 2 1 7 5 4 You can get clearer or photos by selecting an appropriate focus area according to your subject's location in the scene. 1 In Shooting mode, press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select Focus Area. 3 Press [t]. 4 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. Option Description Focus on the centre (suitable when Center AF subjects are located in the centre). Focus on one or more of nine possible Multi AF areas. 5 Press [MENU/OK]. Shooting Options 44
  • 46. Using face detection 21754 If you use face detection options, your camera can automatically Option Description detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera Take photos of yourself. The focus distance adjusts the exposure automatically. Take photos conveniently by will be set to close-up, and your camera will using Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture emit a beep. a smiling face. 1 In Shooting mode, press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select Face Detection. Self 3 Press [t]. Portrait 4 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. When you hear a quick beep, press [Shutter] Option Description to take a photo. Your camera automatically detects human faces (up to ten human faces). To turn the beep on or off, select Self Portrait in the sound settings. (p. 78) The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a smiling face. Face Detection The closest face appears in a white focus Smile Shot frame and the rest of the faces appear in gray focus frames. When your subject • The closer you are to the subject, the smiles broadly, your quicker your camera will detect faces. camera can detect • If your camera fails to detect a face, it the smile more easily. will focus in the centre. Shooting Options 45
  • 47. Using face detection Option Description 5 Press [MENU/OK]. If your camera detects closed eyes, it will • Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. take two photos in succession. • Face detection may not be effective when: - the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear orange for Smile Shot and Blink Detection) - it is too bright or too dark Blink - the subject is not facing the camera Detection - the subject is wearing sunglasses or a mask • Hold your camera still while 'Capturing!' is displayed on the • Face detection is not available when using a photo style, colour, screen. staturation, or the digital zoom. • When 'Picture taken with eyes • When Smile Shot or Blink Detection is set, the timer is not closed' message appears, take available. another photo. • When you use the face detection option, the focus area will be set to Center AF. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting Options 46
  • 48. Adjusting brightness and colour Adjusting the exposure manually 173 Compensating for backlighting 1 Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos may be When the light source is behind your subject or there is high contrast too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the exposure to get between your subject and the background, your subject is likely to a better photo. appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. Darker (-) Neutral Brighter (+) 1 In Shooting mode, press [Fn]. Without ACB With ACB 2 Press [w] or [r] to select . 1 In Shooting mode, press [MENU/OK]. 3 Press [e] or [t] to adjust the exposure. 2 Select ACB. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. 3 Press [t]. • Once you adjust the exposure, the setting will remain the same. You may need to change the exposure value to avoid overexposure or 4 Press [w] or [r] to select On. • To deactivate, select Off. underexposure. • If you cannot decide on an appropriate exposure, select AEB (Auto Exposure Bracket). The camera takes photos with different 5 Press [MENU/OK]. exposures: normal, underexposed, overexposed. (p. 50) • The ACB feature is always on in the 2 and 7 mode. • This feature is not available when Continuous, Motion Capture, or AEB is in use. Shooting Options 47
  • 49. Adjusting brightness and colour Changing the metering mode 173 Selecting a light source The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera measures the (White balance) 1 7 3 quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your photos will vary The colour of your photo depends on the type and quality of the light depending on the metering mode you select. source. If you want the colour of your photo to be the same as what 1 In Shooting mode, press [Fn]. you see, select an appropriate lighting condition to calibrate the white balance, such as Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, or Tungsten. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select METERING. 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. Option Description • Your camera divides the scene into several areas, and then measures the light intensity Multi of each area. (Auto WB) (Daylight) • Suitable for general photos. • Your camera measures only the light intensity of the very centre of the frame. • If a subject is not in the centre of the scene, Spot your photo may come out too bright or dark. • Suitable for a subject with backlighting. (Cloudy) (Tungsten) • Your camera averages the meter reading of Center the entire frame with emphasis placed on the centre. 1 In Shooting mode, press [Fn]. Weighted • Suitable for photos with subjects in the centre of the frame. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select WHITE BALANCE. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. Shooting Options 48
  • 50. Adjusting brightness and colour 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. Defining your own white balance setting Option Description 1 Select from the white balance options. Use automatic settings depending on Auto WB the lighting conditions. 2 Aim the camera lens at a piece of white paper. Select when taking outdoor photos on Daylight a sunny day. Select when taking outdoor photos on a Cloudy cloudy day or in shadows. Select when shooting under a daylight Fluorescent_H fluorescent or three-way fluorescent light. Select when shooting under white White paper Fluorescent_L fluorescent light. Tungsten Select when taking indoor photos under incandescent bulbs or halogen lamps. 3 Press [Shutter]. Measure : SH Use your pre-defined settings. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. Shooting Options 49
  • 51. Using burst modes 14 It can be difficult to take photos of fast-moving subjects or capture Option Description natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. In • Take three photos with different these cases, select one of the burst modes. exposures: normal, underexposed, and overexposed. AEB • It is best to use a tripod because it takes some time to save photos taken with AEB. The options you can select vary depending on the shooting mode. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [Fn]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [Fn]. • You cannot set the ACB option or use the flash and timer unless 2 Press [w] or [r] to select DRIVE. you select Single. • When you select Motion Capture, the resolution will be set to VGA 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. and the ISO speed will be set to Auto. Option Description Single Take a single photo. • While [Shutter] is fully pressed down, the camera takes photos continuously. Continuous • The maximum number of photos depends on the capacity of your memory card. • While [Shutter] is fully pressed down, the camera takes VGA photos (5 photos per Motion second; maximum of 30 photos). Capture • The camera automatically shows you the photos just taken and then saves them. Shooting Options 50
  • 52. Improving your photos Applying photo styles 213 Applying colour 143 Apply different style to your photos, such as Soft, Vivid, or Forest. Apply different effects to your photos, such as B/W, Sepia, or Blue. Soft Vivid Forest B/W Sepia Blue 1 In Shooting mode, press [E]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [E]. 2 Press [e], [t], [w], or [r] to select . 2 Select . 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. 3 Press [e] or [t] to select an option. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [E]. • Select to define your own RGB tone. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [E]. Shooting Options 51
  • 53. Improving your photos Defining your own RGB tone Adjusting your photos 1 1 Select from the effect options. Adjust the sharpness, saturation, and contrast of your photos. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select a colour. 1 In Shooting mode, press [E]. 2 Select . Color 3 Press [w] or [r] to select an adjustment option: • : Saturation • : Contrast Red • : Sharpness Green Move Set Blue 4 Press [e] or [t] to adjust saturation, contrast, or sharpness. Saturation options 3 Press [e] or [t] to adjust the amount of the selected Option Description colour. (-: less or +: more) - Decrease the saturation. 4 Press [MENU/OK] or [E]. + Increase the saturation. • Select if you want to use face detection options. • If you select a photo style (except for ), this feature is not Contrast options available. Option Description - Decrease the colour and brightness. + Increase the colour and brightness. Shooting Options 52
  • 54. Improving your photos Sharpness options Option Description Soften the edges on your photos. This option is - suitable for editing the photos on your PC. Sharpen the edges to improve the clarity of your + photos. This may also increase the noise on your photos. Select the central point if you do not want to apply any effects (suitable for printing). 5 Press [MENU/OK] or [E]. If you select a photo style (except for ), this feature is not available. Shooting Options 53
  • 55. 4. Playback/Editing Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and edit photos or videos. You will also learn how to connect your camera to your photo printer or TV. Playing back ................................................. 55 Starting Playback mode ................................ 55 Viewing photos ............................................. 58 Playing a video .............................................. 60 Playing voice memos .................................... 60 Editing a photo .............................................. 61 Resizing photos ............................................ 61 Rotating a photo ........................................... 61 Editing colour ................................................ 61 Correcting exposure problems ...................... 62 Creating a print order .................................... 63 Setting a start image .................................... 65 Viewing files on a TV .................................... 66 Printing photos with a photo printer .......... 67
  • 56. Playing back Starting Playback mode Display in Playback mode View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your camera. For photos 1 In Playback mode, press [y]. Folder name – File name • The most recent file you have taken or recorded will be displayed. Print order has • If the camera is off, it will turn on. been set (DPOF) 2 Press [e] or [t] to scroll through files. Protected file • Press and hold to view files quickly. Photo includes a voice memo If you want to view files stored in the internal memory, remove your memory card. Information For videos Protected file Play Capture Playback/Editing 55
  • 57. Playing back Viewing files as thumbnails Protecting files Scan through files using thumbnails. Protect your files from accidential deletion. In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down to start the thumbnail view (push [Zoom] up to cancel the thumbnail view). 1 In Playback mode, press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select Protect. 3 Press [t]. Selected 4 Select Select and press [MENU/OK]. • To protect all files, select All Lock and skip to step 6. 5 Select the file you want to protect and push up or down [Zoom]. • will appear on the left. • Push [Zoom] up or down again to cancel. To Do this Scan through files Press [w], [r], [e], or [t]. Delete the selected file Press [Fn] and select Yes. Unlock Set 6 Press [MENU/OK]. Playback/Editing 56
  • 58. Playing back Deleting files 4 Press [MENU/OK] and select Yes. Delete single files or all files at once. You cannot delete protected files. 5 Press [MENU/OK]. To delete a single file: To delete all files: 1 In Playback mode, press [Fn]. 1 In Playback mode, press [MENU/OK]. 2 Press [w] or [r] to select Yes. 2 Select Delete. 3 Press [MENU/OK]. 3 Press [t]. To delete selected files: 4 Select All, and press [MENU/OK]. • To delete selected files, select Select. 1 In Playback mode, press [Fn]. 5 Select Yes and press [MENU/OK]. 2 Push [Zoom] up to select the current file. 3 Press [e] or [t] and push [Zoom] up again to select other files. Restoring photos from the recycle bin If you activate the recycle bin, files you delete will be sent to the recycle bin instead of being deleted permanently. (p. 79) This applies to single files or selected files only–if you choose to delete all files, those files will not be sent to the recycle bin. The recycle bin will hold up to 10 MB of files. Once you exceed the 10 MB limit, files will be automatically deleted (the oldest file in the recycle bin will be deleted Seleted first). Select Delete 1 In Playback mode, press [MENU/OK]. Playback/Editing 57
  • 59. Playing back 2 Select Recycle Bin and press [t]. Viewing photos Zoom in on part of a photo or view photos in a slide show. 3 Select Recycle Folder and press [MENU/OK]. • The restoration starts. Enlarging a photo • This function does not work for videos or voice memos. In Playback mode, push or push and hold [Zoom] up to • It may take longer to delete files when using the recycle bin function. enlarge a photo (push or push and hold [Zoom] down to • If you format the internal memory or memory card, all files in the reduce a photo). recycle folder will be deleted. Enlarged area Zoom ratio (The maximum zoom ratio may vary depending on the Copying files to a memory card resolution.) You can copy files saved in the internal memory to a memory card. 1 In Playback mode, press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select Copy To Card and press [t]. Trim 3 Select Yes and press [MENU/OK]. To Do this Move the enlarged area Press [e], [t], [w], or [r]. Press [MENU/OK] (it will be saved as Crop the enlarged photo a new file). Playback/Editing 58
  • 60. Playing back Starting a slide show Option Description You can apply effects and audio to your slide show. • Set the interval between photos. • This is available when Off, Basic, or Classic is 1 In Playback mode, press [MENU/OK]. Interval selected in the Effect option. • When used with Effect options other than Off, 2 Select . Basic, or Classic, the interval will be set to 1 3 Select a slide show effect option and press [t]. sec. • Select a background audio. • Skip to step 5 to start a slide show with no effect. • Select My Music to use the MP3s stored Music in the memory card or internal memory as a MULTI SLIDE SHOW background audio. Show Start Images All Effect Off 4 Set the slide show effect and press [MENU/OK]. Interval 1sec Music Off 5 Select Show Start and press [t]. Move Change 6 Select Play and press [MENU/OK]. • To loop the slide show, select Repeat Play and press Option Description [MENU/OK]. Set the photos you want to view as a slide show. • Press [r] to pause or resume the slide show. • All: View all photos in a slide show. Images • Date: View photos captured on a specific date in a slide show. • Select: View selected photos in a slide show. • Select a transition effect. Effect • Select Off for no effect. Playback/Editing 59
  • 61. Playing back Playing a video Playing voice memos You can play a video or capture an image from a video. Playing a voice memo 1 In Playback mode, select a video and press [r]. 1 In Playback mode, select a voice memo and press [r]. Elapsed time Elapsed time Pause Pause Stop 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. Press To 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. [Zoom] up or down Adjust volume. Press To [e] Skip backward. [Zoom] up or down Adjust volume. [t] Skip forward. [e] Skip backward. [r] Pause or resume playback. [t] Skip forward. [E] Capture an image. [r] Pause or resume playback. [MENU/OK] Stop. A captured image will have the same file size as the original video file and will be saved as a new file. Playing a voice memo added to a photo In Playback mode, select a photo including a voice memo and press [r]. • Press [r] to pause or resume playback. Playback/Editing 60
  • 62. Editing a photo Perform photo editing tasks, such as resizing, rotating, eliminating red-eye, and adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation. Resizing photos Editing colour You can reduce the size of a photo and save it as a new file or set a Apply a different colour tone to the photo, such as B/W, Sepia, or photo as a start image which will be displayed when the camera is Blue and save it as a new file. switched on. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. 2 Select . 3 Press [w] or [r] to select a resolution. • To save as a start image, select . (p.65) • To save as a skin of the MP3 player, select . (p.75) B/W Sepia Blue 4 Press [MENU/OK]. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. 2 Select . 3 Press [w] or [r] to select a colour tone. • Select to define your own RGB tone. Rotating a photo (see 'Defining your own RGB tone') 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. 4 Press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select . 3 Press [w] or [r] to select a rotation or reverse option. 4 Press [MENU/OK]. Playback/Editing 61
  • 63. Editing a photo Defining your own RGB tone Correcting exposure problems 1 Select from the colour options. Adjust ACB (Auto Contrast Balance), brightness, contrast, or saturation; remove red-eye; or hide facial imperfections. Edited 2 Press [w] or [r] to select a colour. photos will be saved as new files. Custom Color Adjusting ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. Red 2 Select . Green 3 Press [MENU/OK]. Back Set Blue 3 Press [e] or [t] to adjust the amount of the selected Removing red-eye colour. 4 Press [MENU/OK]. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. 2 Select . 3 Press [MENU/OK]. Playback/Editing 62
  • 64. Editing a photo Hiding facial imperfections Creating a print order 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. Define which photos to be printed and information about the number of copies or paper size. 2 Select . 3 • The memory card can be taken to a print shop that supports DPOF Press [e] or [t] to adjust a level. (Digital Print Order Format) or you can print out photos directly • As the number increases, the face becomes clearer. through a PictBridge-compatible printer at home. • The wide photos may print with the left and right edges cut off, so 4 Press [MENU/OK]. check whether or not they are wide images when ordering prints. • You cannot set a DPOF for the photos stored in the internal memory. Adjusting brightness/contrast/saturation 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [MENU/OK]. 2 Select . 2 Select DPOF. 3 Press [w] or [r] to select an adjustment option. 3 Press [t]. • : Brightness • : Contrast 4 Select DPOF options and press [t]. • : Saturation Option Description 4 Press [e] or [t] to adjust a level. (-: less or +: more) Standard Select photos to be printed. • Select: print the current photo only. 5 Press [MENU/OK]. • All Pics: print all photos in the memory card. Index* Select whether to print the photos as thumbnails. Playback/Editing 63
  • 65. Editing a photo Option Description Specify the size of the print. • Select: specify the print size for the selected Size photo. • All Pics: specify the print size for all photos. * You can print multiple photos with DPOF on one sheet. 5 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. 6 Press [MENU/OK]. You can print specific-sized photos only with DPOF 1.1-compatible printers. Playback/Editing 64
  • 66. Setting a start image Set a start image to be displayed when the camera is turned on. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [E]. 2 Select . 3 Press [MENU/OK]. 4 Press [MENU/OK] again. 5 Select Start Image. 6 Press [t]. 7 Press [w] or [r] to select the start image you have set. 8 Press [MENU/OK]. • Only one start image will be saved in the internal memory. • If you select a new photo as a start image or reset your camera, the current image will be deleted. • A wide image or image in 3:2 ratio cannot be set as a start image. Playback/Editing 65
  • 67. Viewing files on a TV Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV using the provided A/V cable. 1 Select a video signal output according to your country or 6 View photos or play videos using the buttons on your region. (p. 80) camera. 2 Turn off your camera and TV. • Digital noise may occur or part of an image may not appear on some TVs. 3 Connect your camera to your TV using the A/V cable. • The images may not appear centered on the TV screen depending on your TV settings. • You can capture a photo or video while the camera is connected to a TV. 4 Turn on your TV and select the video output mode using the TV remote control. 5 Turn on your camera and press [y]. Playback/Editing 66
  • 68. Printing photos with a photo printer Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer. 1 With the printer on, connect your camera with the USB Option Description cable. Date Print Set to print the date. File Name Set to print the name of the file. Reset Reset the print settings. Some options are not supported by some printers. 5 Press [y] to print. 2 Press [POWER] or [y] to turn on your camera. • Press [e] to cancel printing. 3 Select Printer and press [MENU/OK]. 4 Press [e] or [t] to select a photo. • Press [MENU/OK] to print all photos or set print options. Option Description Select whether to print the current photo or all Images photos. Size Specify the size of the print. Layout Create thumbnail prints. Type Select a type of paper. Quality Set the printing quality. Playback/Editing 67
  • 69. 5. Multimedia Learn to use Multimedia modes: MP3 mode, PMP mode, and Text Viewer mode. Using Multimedia mode .............................. 69 Using the MP3 mode ................................... 71 Playing music files ......................................... 71 Using the PMP mode .................................. 73 Using the Text Viewer mode ...................... 74 Multimedia mode settings menu ............... 75
  • 70. Using Multimedia mode In Multimedia mode, you can listen to MP3s, play videos, or view text files. Before using Multimedia mode, you should transfer files to your camera or memory card. (p. 20) 1 Plug the supplied earphones into the Multifunction jack 4 Press [MENU/OK]. (optional). 5 Select Open to select a file to play. • Select Resume to open the last file played in the MP3 mode or resume the last video or text file. 6 Press [w] or [r] to select a file to play. 7 Press [MENU/OK]. 2 Rotate the mode dial to 6. • Files will be listed by date they were saved. • File names in unsupported languages will appear as “_ _ _ _ __ _.” • If there are more than 100 files in the folder or several large files, it may take longer to access a mode. • Power save mode will not be active during playback except when viewing text files with AUTO SCROLL or MP3 BGM off. • The camera will enter Power save mode when you perform no operations for 15 seconds in the MP3 mode. 3 Press [e] or [t] to select a mode. • : MP3 • : PMP • : TextViewer Multimedia 69
  • 71. Using Multimedia mode Locking the buttons Deleting multimedia files You can lock the buttons to prevent any unwanted camera operations during playback. Press and hold [OIS] to lock or unlock the buttons. 1 Press [y] while video or MP3 file is being played or text file is being viewed. • Even though you lock the buttons, you can still operate [POWER] 2 Press [w] or [r] to select a file. and use the USB cable. • Press any button to turn on the screen in Power save mode. 3 Press [Fn]. 4 Select Yes and press [MENU/OK]. You can also delete all files of the selected mode. (p.75) Switching to another Multimedia mode 1 Press [MENU/OK] while a video or MP3 file is being played or text file is being viewed. 2 Select 6. 3 Press [w] or [r] to select a mode. Multimedia MP3 PMP Textviewer Move Exit 4 Press [MENU/OK]. Multimedia 70
  • 72. Using the MP3 mode Playing music files 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. 1 Access the MP3 mode and play a file. (p. 69) Press To [Zoom] up or down Adjust volume [E] Change the equaliser type [w] Mute or unmute sound [e] Skip backward Play time [t] Skip forward File name AAA Bit rate [MENU/OK] Change the MP3 mode settings Play mode [r] Pause or resume playback Volume • Open the playlist Icon Description [y] • Return to the player screen MP3 mode Remaining battery capacity Buttons locked About VBR Equaliser type Variable Bit Rate (VBR) is an encoding method that keeps music at a Muted stable quality level by adjusting the compression rate according to the complexity of the encoded audio. Multimedia 71
  • 73. Using the MP3 mode Taking photos while listening to music Starting a slide show while listening to music (Available when using a memory card) 1 Press [MENU/OK] during playback. 1 Press [Shutter] during playback. 2 Select INTERVAL. 2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. SLIDE SHOW SHOW START PLAY 3 Press [Shutter] to take a photo. INTERVAL 2 sec • Press [E] to switch to the player screen. • You cannot set shooting options while listening to music. • Photos will be taken with the following settings. Move Exit - Resolution: 3M - Quality: Fine - Flash: (Auto) 3 Press [t]. - Focus: (Auto Macro) • Your MP3 player will not function normally when taking photos. 4 Select an interval between photos and press [MENU/OK] or [e]. 5 Press [r] or [w] to select SHOW START. 6 Press [t]. 7 Select an option. • PLAY: Play a slide show and return to the player screen. • REPEAT PLAY: Loop the slide show. 8 Press [MENU/OK]. • The slide show will begin. • Press [E] to return to the play screen. Multimedia 72
  • 74. Using the PMP mode 1 Access the PMP mode and play a file. (p. 69) 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. File name Press To BBB Elapsed time [Zoom] up or down Adjust volume Volume [w] Mute or unmute sound • Skip backward [e] • Scan backward* (while playing) • Skip forward [t] • Scan forward* (while playing) [MENU/OK] Change the PMP mode settings Icon Description [r] Stop or resume playback PMP mode • Open the playlist [y] • Return to the player screen Remaining battery capacity * You can scan a file quickly to the point that you want to play. (p. 75) Buttons locked Scanning speed • All buttons except for [POWER] will not work in the first and last 2 seconds of the playback. Equaliser type • Convert subtitle files (.smi) using Samsung Converter to display Muted subtitles. (p. 24) • Some videos may be paused during playback and resumed automatically. It is not a malfunction. Multimedia 73
  • 75. Using the Text Viewer mode 1 Access the Text Viewer mode and view a file. (p.69) 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. File name Press To Encoding type* • Go to the previous page Volume [w] • Skip 10 pages (press and hold) This user manual includes detailed Current page/ • Go to the next page usage instructions for your camera. Number of pages [r] Please read this manual thoroughly. • Skip 10 pages (press and hold) Click a button below for more [MENU/OK] Change the Textviewer mode settings information. • Open the file list [y] • Return to the text viewer screen Icon Description • If text is displayed incorrectly, save it as an ANSI file using a text Textviewer mode editor on your computer (such as Notepad for Windows). Remaining battery capacity • Some characters or symbols may not be displayed correctly. • Text files that are improperly encoded may be corrupted. * The encoding type will be displayed as or . • A file that is bigger than 10 MB may take longer to open or • ANSI (American National Standards Institute) type: you may not open. Divide large files into multiple, smaller files for have to set the language to match that of the text file. (p. 75) faster access. • UNI (Unicode) type: you do not have to set the language to match that of text file. Multimedia 74
  • 76. Multimedia mode settings menu * Default 1 Press [MENU/OK] while an MP3 file or a video is being Available played or a text file is being viewed. Menu Description mode 2 Press [e] or [t] to select a menu. Start a slide show while listening to an MP3. (p. 72) 3 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. Set the length of time to skip when scanning backward or forward. 4 Press [MENU/OK]. (Normal*, 30 sec, 1 min, 3 min, 5 min, * Default 10 min) Available Show or hide the playback controls. Menu Description mode • 5 sec*: Hide the playback controls after no Switch to another Multimedia mode. (p.70) operations for 5 seconds. • ON: Show the playback controls at all times. Set to start the last music file played or resume • OFF: Hide the playback control. a video or text file. (OFF*, ON) The subtitles will be displayed regardless of Set to repeat playback or play files randomly. the setting. • PLAY ALL*: Play all files in the current folder once. Set AUTO SCROLL—a delay before scrolling to • REPEAT ONE: Repeat the current file. the next line of text. • REPEAT ALL: Repeat all files in the current (OFF*, 1.1 sec, 1.4 sec, 1.7 sec, 2.0 sec, folder. 2.3 sec) • SHUFFLE: Play files in the current folder in Play MP3 BGM—music while viewing text files. random order. • OFF*: Do not play music. Select a skin for the player screen. • ON: Play the last MP3 file played. • Default 1*, Default 2: Display a default Select a language to match that of the text file. image stored in the internal memory. • User Skin 1, User Skin 2 : Display an Delete all files of a selected Multimedia mode. image saved as a Start Image or MP3 Skin (No*, Yes) in the edit menu. (p.61) Multimedia 75
  • 77. 6. Appendix Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and maintenance tips. Camera settings menu ................................ 77 Accessing the settings menu ........................ 77 SOUND .................................................. 78 DISPLAY ................................................ 78 SETTINGS .............................................. 79 Error messages ............................................. 81 Camera maintenance .................................. 82 Cleaning your camera ................................... 82 About memory cards .................................... 83 About the battery .......................................... 84 Before contacting a service centre ............ 85 Camera specifications ................................. 87 Index ............................................................... 91
  • 78. Camera settings menu Accessing the settings menu 3 Press [w] or [r] to select a submenu. 1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [MENU/OK]. SOUND 2 Press [e] or [t] to select a menu. Volume Off Start Sound Off Shutter Sound Sound1 SOUND Beep Sound Sound1 Volume Off AF Sound On Start Sound Off Self Portrait On Shutter Sound Sound1 Move Change Beep Sound Sound1 AF Sound Self Portrait On On 4 Press [t]. Move Exit 5 Press [w] or [r] to select an option. Icon Description 6 Press [MENU/OK]. Adjust volume or set beep, shutter, start, AF or self- portrait sound. (p. 78) Select an onscreen language, set the date and time, set a start image, adjust the brightness of the screen, or set the duration for playing back files or display save time. (p. 78) Format the internal memory and memory card, reset to the default setting, turn the recycle bin on or off, specify file names, set whether to display the shooting date, set power save time, select a video output, or turn the AF-assist light/Timer lamp on or off. (p. 79) Appendix 77
  • 79. Camera settings menu SOUND DISPLAY * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Adjust the volume of any sound. Language Select a language for the display text. Volume (Off, Low, Medium*, High) Select a region, set the time and date, and set the Select a sound to be emitted when turning on date format. (yyyy/mm/dd, Off*, dd/mm/yyyy, Start Sound your camera. Date&Time mm/dd/yyyy) (Off*, Sound1, Sound2, Sound3) Select a city to set the local time when using the Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the camera in a different country. Shutter Sound shutter button. Set a start image to be displayed when the camera is (Off, Sound1*, Sound2, Sound3) switched on. Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the • Off*: Display no start image. Beep Sound buttons or switching modes. Start Image • Logo: Display a default image stored in the internal (Off, Sound1*, Sound2, Sound3) memory. Set to emit a sound when half-pressing the shutter • User Image: Display an image saved as Start AF Sound Image in the edit menu (p. 65) button. (Off, On*) Set to emit a sound when the camera detects • Adjust the brightness of the screen. Self Portrait Display (Auto, Dark, Normal*, Bright) your face. (Off, On*) Bright • Normal is fixed in Playback mode even if Auto is selected. Set the duration for reviewing a captured image or Quick View video before returning to Shooting mode. (Off, 0.5sec*, 1sec, 3sec) If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the camera switches to Power save mode automatically Display Save (press any button to deactivate Power save mode). (Off*, On) Appendix 78
  • 80. Camera settings menu SETTINGS * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Format the internal memory and the memory card (all Specify how to name files. files—including the protected files—will be deleted). • Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when (No*, Yes) inserting a new memory card, formatting a memory card, or deleting all files. Format When you use a memory card used with cameras from different manufecturers or a memory card reader, • Series*: Set the file number to follow the previous or one formatted on a computer, your camera may file number when inserting a new memory card, read the card incorrectly. Format the card before formatting a memory card, or deleting all files. using it. • The default name of the first folder is 100SSCAM and the default name of the first file is SDC10001. Reset menus and shooting options (date and time, File • The file number increases one by one from Reset language, and video output settings will not be reset). SDC10001 to SDC19999. (No*, Yes) • The folder number increases one by one from 100SSCAM to 999SSCAM. Set the recycle bin option or restore deleted files. Recycle Bin (Off*, On, Recycle Folder) • The maximum number of files that can be stored in one folder is 9999. • Select Recycle Folder to restore files. • The camera defines file names according to the Digital rule for Camera File system (DCF) standard. If you change the names of files intentionally, the camera may not play back the files. Set whether to display date and time on the photos when printing. (Off*, Date, Date&Time) • The date and time will be displayed at the bottom- right corner of the photo in yellow. Imprint • The date and time may not be printed on some printer models. • If you select Text in the 4 mode, the date and time will not be displayed. Appendix 79
  • 81. Camera settings menu * Default Item Description Turn off your device when not being used. (Off, 1min, 3min*, 5min, 10min) • Your settings will not change after changing the Power Off battery. • This will not function when: - the camera is connected to a PC or printer - you play a slide show or videos - you record a voice memo Set the video signal output according to the TV colour system of the connected video equipment. • NTSC*: USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Mexico, etc. Video Out • PAL (supports only BDGHI): Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, England, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Norway, etc. Set an assistant light to help you focus in dark places. AF Lamp (Off, On*) Appendix 80
  • 82. Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error message Suggested remedies Error message Suggested remedies • Turn off your camera and turn it on again. • Remove your memory card and insert it Card Locked! Unlock the memory card. Card Error! again. • Format your memory card. (p. 79) File names do not match the DCF standard. Insert a recharged battery or recharge the DCF Full Error Transfer the files on the memory card to your Low Battery! battery. PC and format the card. (p. 79) Take photos or insert a memory card that has No Image! some photos. Low Light! Turn the flash on. (p. 41) Delete the damaged file or contact a service File Error! centre. Delete unnecessary files or insert a new Memory Full! memory card. Appendix 81
  • 83. Camera maintenance Cleaning your camera Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. Camera lens and display Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a piece of cleaning paper and wipe gently. • Never use benzene, thinners, or alcohol to clean the device. These may cause damage or malfunctions. • Do not press the lens cover or use a blower brush on the cover. Appendix 82
  • 84. Camera maintenance About memory cards Memory card capacity The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting conditions. Memory cards you can use For 1 GB SD card: You can use SD (Secure Digital), SDHC (Secure Digital High Size Super fine Fine Normal 30FPS 15FPS Capacity), or MMC (MultiMedia Card) memory cards. 188 357 412 - - Terminal 206 391 557 - - P 248 469 638 - - h o 262 483 645 - - Write-protect switch t o 344 638 872 - - s Label (front) 533 897 1214 - - 1720 2064 2381 - - * Approx. Approx. You can prevent files from being deleted by using a write-protect - - - V 7’ 58’’ 15’ 13’’ switch on the SD or SDHC card. Slide the switch down to lock or i d Approx. Approx. slide it up to unlock. Unlock the card when shooting. e - - - o 28’ 39’’ 52’ 50’’ * The recordable time may vary if you use the zoom. You can record videos of up to 4GB or 2 hours each. Appendix 83
  • 85. Camera maintenance About the battery Average time Test conditions (when the battery is fully charged) Use only Samsung-approved batteries. MP3 Approx. 310 min Play files with the screen turned off. Battery specifications PMP Approx. 230 min Play files with normal playback. The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards and may differ Mode SLB-10A depending on usage. Type Lithium-ion battery Cell capacity 1050 mAh Notes about charging the battery Voltage 3.7 V • If the indicator light is off, make sure that the battery is inserted Charging time Approx. 150 min correctly. (when the camera is switched off) • Turn off your camera when charging. • Turn on your camera after charging the battery for more than 10 minutes. Battery life • Using flash or recording videos uses up the battery quickly. Charge the battery until the indicator light turns green. Test conditions • If the indicator light blinks in red or is off, reconnect the cable or Average time (when the battery is fully charged) remove the battery and insert it again. Take photos under the following • If you charge the battery when it is warm, the indicator light may turn conditions: in the 2 mode, 10M orange. Charging will start when the battery cools down. resolution, Fine quality, OIS on. 1. Set the flash option to (Fill In), take a Notes about charging with a computer connected Approx. 120 min single shot, and zoom in or out. Photos (Approx. 240 2. Set the flash option to (Off), take a • Use the provided USB cable only. photos) single shot, and zoom in or out. • The battery may not be charged when: 3. Perform steps 1 and 2 for 30 seconds - you use a USB hub and repeat for 5 minutes. Then turn off - other USB devices are connected to your computer the camera for 1 minute. - you connect the cable to the port on the front side of your 4. Repeat steps 1 to 3. computer Record videos at 640x480 resolution and - the USB port of your computer does not support the Power output Videos Approx. 120 min standard (5 V, 500 mA) 30 fps. Appendix 84
  • 86. Before contacting a service centre If you are having trouble with your camera, try these suggested remedies before contacting a service centre. If you have attempted the troubleshooting solution and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service centre. Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies • Make sure that a battery is inserted. • There is no space on the memory card. Cannot turn on the • Make sure the battery is inserted Delete unnecessary files or insert a new camera correctly. card. • Charge the battery. • Format the memory card. (p. 79) • The memory card is defective. Get a new • Charge the battery. memory card. • Your camera may be in Power save Cannot take photos • The memory card is locked. Unlock the The power turns off mode. (p. 80) card. (p. 81) suddenly • The camera may turn off to prevent the • Make sure the camera is switched on. memory card from being damaged due • Charge the battery. to an impact. Turn on your camera again. • Make sure the battery is inserted • The battery may lose power more quickly correctly. in low temperatures (below 0° C). Keep The camera freezes Remove the battery and insert it again. the battery warm by putting it into your pocket. • The flash option may be set to (Off). The camera is losing • Using the flash or recording videos (p. 41) The flash does not work battery power quickly depletes the battery quickly. Recharge • You cannot use the flash in the 7, if needed. 3, or some of 4 modes. • Batteries are consumable parts that must be replaced over time. Get a new battery The camera fires the The flash may fire due to static electricity. flash suddenly This is not a malfunction of the camera. if the battery life is diminishing quickly. The date and time are Set the date and time in the display settings incorrect menu. Appendix 85
  • 87. Before contacting a service centre Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies The buttons on the Remove the battery and insert it again. • Make sure the camera is correctly camera do not work connected to the external monitor with The TV does not display The memory card has The memory card has not been reset. the A/V cable. your photos an error Format the card. (p. 79) • Make sure your memory card contains photos. If you change the name of a file, your camera may not play the file (the name of • Make sure that the USB cable is the file should meet the DCF standard). If connected correctly. Cannot play back files Your computer does not you encounter this situation, play back files • Make sure your camera is switched on. recognise your camera on your computer. • Make sure you are using a supported operating system. • Make sure the focus option you set is Your computer The file transmission may be interrupted by suitable for close-up shots. (p. 43) disconnects the camera static electricity. Disconnect the USB cable • Make sure that the subject is within while transferring files and connect it again. The photo is blurry range of the flash. (p.87) • Make sure the camera lens is clean. If not, clean the lens. (p. 82) An incorrect white balance can create The colours in the photo unrealistic colour. Select the proper white do not match the actual balance option to suit the light source. scene (p. 48) • Your photo is overexposed. Adjust the The photo is too bright exposure value. (p. 47) • Turn the flash off. (p. 41) Appendix 86
  • 88. Camera specifications Type 1/2.33quot; (Approx.1.09 cm) CCD Control Program AE Image Multi, Spot, Center Weighted, Effective pixels Approx. 10.2 mega-pixels Metering sensor Face Detection AE Total pixels Approx. 10.3 mega-pixels Exposure Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps) SAMSUNG lens 5X Inner Zoom Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200* Focal length f = 6.8 - 34 mm (35 mm film equivalent: ISO Equivalent * 3M or lower 38 - 190 mm) Auto, Red Eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Off, Mode Lens F-stop range F3.7 (W) - F4.9 (T) Red Eye Fix • Still Image mode: 1.0X - 5.0X Flash Wide: 0.3 m - 3.4 m (ISO Auto), Range Digital zoom • Play mode: 1.0X - 11.4X (depending on Tele: 0.5 m - 2.5 m (ISO Auto) image size) Recharging time Approx. 5 sec. 2.7quot; (Approx. 6.86 cm) colour TFT LCD Dual IS [Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)+ LCD monitor Shake reduction (Approx. 230,000 pixels) Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS)] TTL auto focus (Center AF, Multi AF, Face Type • Photo style: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Detection AF) Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic Wide (W) Tele (T) • Colour effect: Normal, B/W, Sepia, Red, Shooting mode Normal 80 cm~Infinity Green, Blue, Negative, Custom Color Focusing • Image adjust: Sharpness, Saturation, Auto 8 cm - Infinity 50 cm - Infinity Contrast Range Macro Effect Macro 8 cm - 80 cm 50 cm - 80 cm • Image edit: Resize, Rotate, Trimming Super • Colour effect: B/W, Sepia, Red, Green, 3 cm - 8 cm - Macro Playback mode Blue, Negative, Custom Color • Image adjust: ACB, Red Eye Fix, Face • Auto: 1 - 1/1,500 sec. Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation Shutter speed • Nightscene: 16 - 1/1,500 sec. • Continuous, AEB: 1/4 - 1/1,500 sec. Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, White Balance Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Measure : SH Appendix 87
  • 89. Camera specifications Voice Record (Max. 10 hours) For 1 GB SD Voice recording Super Voice Memo in Still Image (Max. 10 sec) Fine Normal fine • Modes: Auto, Program, Dual IS, 3648x2736 188 357 412 Photo Help Guide, Beauty Shot, 3648x2432 206 391 557 Scene (Nightscene, Portrait, Children, 3584x2016 248 469 638 Landscape, Close up, Text, Sunset, Storage Image size 3072x2304 262 483 645 Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach&Snow, 2592x1944 344 638 872 Photos Self Shot, Food, Café) 2048x1536 533 897 1214 • Continuous: Single, Continuous, 1024x768 1720 2064 2381 Motion Capture, AEB • Timer: 10 sec, 2 sec, Double, These figures are measured under Samsung’s Shooting Motion Timer standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings. • With audio or without audio • Size: 640x480, 320x240 • Frequency: 20 Hz - 20 KHz • Frame rate: 30 FPS, 15 FPS • Earphone port: 20 Pin port (Stereo type) • 5X Optical Zoom with sound Output • Earphone output: Maximum Volume Left Videos 40 mW + right 40 mW (16Ω) • Video Editing (embedded): Pause during recording, Still Image Capture • Noise ratio: 88 dB with 20 KHz LPF Available recording time depends on the memory • File format: MP3 (MPEG-1/2/2.5 Layer 3) capacity (Max. 2 hours for a video). File • Bit rate: 48 - 320 kbps (Including VBR) • Internal memory: Approx. 10 MB flash Normal, Live, Classic, Jazz, Rock, Dance, memory Sound Effect SRS • External memory (Optional) - SD card (up to 4 GB guaranteed) MP3 • PLAY ALL, REPEAT ONE, REPEAT ALL, Media SHUFFLE - SDHC card (up to 8 GB guaranteed) - MMC Plus (up to 2 GB guaranteed) • Skipping in Play, Auto Skipping Storage Internal memory capacity may not match these • Slide show: On / Off (Selectable) specifications. • MP3 & Capturing (Capture in the Auto Play Mode mode. Resolution is set to 3M. Available • Still image: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF when using a memory card.) 1.1, PictBridge 1.0 • Auto reload function (Remember both the File format • Video: AVI (MJPEG) last played file and frame) • Audio: WAV • User images can be the skin of the MP3 playback. Appendix 88
  • 90. Camera specifications • Movie: Xvid MPEG4 Digital output Connector: USB 2.0 (20 pin) (Using Samsung Converter) PMP Decoder Audio output Mono • Audio: MPEG Layer 2 (Using Samsung Converter) Interface Video output AV: NTSC, PAL (selectable) • Fast Forward / Rewind (Max. 32x) DC power input • Seek (Max. 32x), Skip 20 pin PMP connector • Auto skip after one file played Play Mode • Auto reload function (Remember last Rechargeable played frame) Lithium-ion battery SLB-10A (1050 mAh) battery • Full screen (Using Samsung Converter) Power Power adapter (SAC-47), Supports SMI file source AC adapter Subtitle USB cable (SUC-C3) (Using Samsung Converter) The power source may differ depending on your region. File Extension name: TXT (smaller than 10 MB) • Windows: ANSI (Windows 98 or later), Dimensions (W x H x D) 95 x 59.9 x 18.8 mm (without projection part) Unicode / Unicode (Big-Endian) / File format UTF-8 (Windows 2000 / XP) Weight 139.4 g (without battery and memory card) • Mac: ANSI, Unicode (UTF-16) Operating temperature 0 - 40 ˚C • Auto Scroll (1.1 sec - 2.3 sec) • Skip by 1 page / 10 pages Operating humidity 5 - 85 % Function Text Viewer • Auto reload function (Remember last page) • Support MP3 BGM while viewing text file Samsung Converter, Samsung Master, Software Adobe Reader • English, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Taiwanese, Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Language Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Bahasa, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish. • Supported languages are subject to change without prior notice Appendix 89
  • 91. Correct Disposal of This Product Correct disposal of batteries in this product (Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems.) countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other it should not be disposed with other household wastes at the end household waste at the end of their working life. Where marked, the of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive from other types of wastes and recycle it responsibly to promote the 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these substances sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users should can cause harm to human health or the environment. contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local government office, for details of where and how they can take this To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please item for environmentally safe recycling. Business users should contact separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase your local, free battery return system. contract. This product should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. The rechargeable battery incorporated in this product is not user replaceable. For information on its replacement, please contact your service provider. Samsung Techwin cares for the environment at all product manufacturing stages to preserve the environment, and is taking a number of steps to provide customers with more environment-friendly products. The Eco mark represents Samsung Techwin’s will to create environment-friendly products, and indicates that the product satisfies the EU RoHS Directive. Appendix 90
  • 92. Index A Specifications 84 D F ACB 47, 62 Battery gauge 14 Date and time 78 Facial brightness 30 Adjusting Beauty Shot mode 30 Deleting files Facial imperfection Contrast Blink Detection 46 in Multimedia mode 70 Hiding in Playback mode 63 in Playback mode 63 in Playback mode 57 Hiding in Shooting mode 31 in Shooting mode 52 Brightness Saturation Display 78 Digital image stabilisation 29 Flash 41 in Playback mode 63 Photo 63 Auto 41 Digital zoom 17 in Shooting mode 52 Fill in 41 Sharpness 52 Burst Disconnecting the device 22 Off 41 Auto Exposure Bracket Adobe Reader 20 Display type 19 Red eye 41 (AEB) 50 Red eye fix 41 AF-assist light 11 Continuous 50 DPOF 63 Slow sync 41 Motion capture 50 AF lamp 80 Dual IS mode 29 Focus area AF sound 78 Center AF 44 C E Multi AF 44 Aperture value 28 Camera shake 17 Auto Contrast Balance 47, 62 Editing 61 Focus distance Capturing an image 60 Auto macro 43 Auto mode 28 Enlarging 58 Macro 43 Cleaning Error messages 81 Super macro 43 Camera body 82 B Display 82 Exposure 47 Frame rate 32 Battery Lens 82 Charging 84 Colour effects 51, 61 Life 84 Appendix 91
  • 93. Index H Unlock 81 N Type 67 Half-pressing 33 Memory card gauge 14 Navigation buttons 12 Print order 63 Metering Program mode 31 I Center 48 O Protecting files 56 Multi 48 Icons 13 Spot 48 Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) 33 Image restoration 57 Q Microphone 11 ISO speed 42 Quality 38 Mode dial 11 P Quick View 78 Motion timer 40 Photo Help Guide mode 18 L Movie mode 32 Photo styles 51 Lens 11 R MP3 mode 71 Playback mode 14 Light source Recording (White balance) 48 MP3 skin 75 PMP mode 73 Video 32 Long time shutter 28 Multifunction jack 11 Power button 11 Voice memo 35 Multimedia mode 75 Power save mode 80 Recycle bin 57 MP3 mdoe 71 M Printing photos 67 Red-eye 41, 62 PMP mode 73 Memory card Date print 67 Reset 79 Text Viewer mode 74 Capacity 83 File name 67 Muting sound Resizing 61 Format 79 Images 67 Camera 14 Layout 67 Resolution MMC 83 Video 32 Quality 67 Photo 37 SD 83 SDHC 83 Reset 67 Video 37 Size 67 Appendix 92
  • 94. Index RGB tone Program mode 31 V Defining in Playback mode 62 Scene mode 28 Video Defining in Shooting mode 52 Shutter button 11 Playing 60 Rotating 61 Shutter speed 28 Recording 35 Smile Shot 45 Video signal output 80 S Viewing files 55 Start image 78 Samsung Coverter 24 User image 65 on TV 66 Slide show 59 Samsung Master 25 Status lamp 12 Listening to music 72 Installing 20 Thumbnails 56 Using 25 T Voice memo Scene mode 28 Text Viewer mode 74 Playing 60 Self Portrait 45 Recording 35 Timer 39 Service centre 85 10 Sec 39 Settings 77 2 Sec 39 W Display 78 Double 39 While balance 48 Language 78 Motion Timer 39 Sound 78 Off 39 Z Shooting mode Timer lamp 11 Auto mode 28 Zoom button 12 Transferring files Beauty Shot mode 30 Mac 26 Zooming 16 Dual IS mode 29 Windows 20 Movie mode 32 Tripod mount 11 Appendix 93
  • 95. Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or go The CE Mark is a Directive conformity to our website http://www.samsungcamera.com/ for after-sales mark of the European Community (EC) service or inquiries.