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    • This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Click a topic Quick reference Contents User Manual Basic functions PL10 Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing Multimedia Appendixes Index
    • Health and safety information Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera. Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or others 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 Caution—situations that could cause damage to your eyes can cause temporary or permanent damage. camera or other equipment Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care Note—notes, usage tips, or additional information 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 Safety warnings when disposing of used batteries. Never place batteries or cameras on or in heating devices, Do not use your camera near flammable or explosive such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may gases and liquids explode when overheated. Do not use your camera near fuels, combustibles, or flammable chemicals. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or explosive materials in the same compartment as the camera or its Safety precautions accessories. Handle and store your camera carefully and sensibly Keep your camera away from small children and pets Do not allow your camera to get wet—liquids can cause serious Keep your camera and all accessories out of the reach of small damage. Do not handle your camera with wet hands. Water children and animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious damage to your camera can void your manufacturer’s warranty. injury if swallowed. Moving parts and accessories may present physical dangers as well. 1
    • Health and safety information Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from temperatures for an extended period of time. Prolonged damage exposure to sunlight or extreme temperatures can cause permanent damage to your camera’s internal components. Avoid exposing batteries or memory cards to very cold or very hot temperatures (below 0º C/32º F or above 40º C/104º F). Avoid using or storing your camera in dusty, dirty, humid, or Extreme temperatures can reduce the charging capacity of your poorly-ventilated areas to prevent damage to moving parts and batteries and can cause memory cards to malfunction. internal components. Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an this can create a connection between the + and – terminals extended period of time. Installed batteries may leak or corrode of your battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery over time and cause serious damage to your camera. damage. Protect your camera from sand and dirt when using it on Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or beaches or in other similar areas. foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a Protect your camera from impact, rough handling, and soft cloth before inserting in your camera. excessive vibration to avoid serious damage. Turn off the camera when inserting or removing the memory Exercise caution when connecting cables or adapters and card. installing batteries and memory cards. Forcing the connectors, Do not bend, drop, or subject memory cards to heavy impact improperly connecting cables, or improperly installing batteries or pressure. and memory cards can damage ports, connectors, and accessories. Do not use memory cards that have been formatted by other cameras or by a computer. Reformat the memory card with Do not insert foreign objects into any of your camera’s your camera. compartments, slots, or access points. Damage due to improper use may not be covered by your warranty. Never use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card. 2
    • Health and safety information Use only Samsung-approved accessories Ensure maximum battery and charger life Using incompatible accessories may damage your camera, Overcharging batteries may shorten battery life. After charging is cause injury, or void your warranty. finished, disconnect the cable from your camera. Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be Protect your camera’s lens recharged before use. Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use. Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight, as this may discolour the image sensor or cause it to malfunction. Use batteries only for their intended purpose. Protect your lens from fingerprints and scratches. Clean your lens with a soft, clean, debris-free lens cloth. Exercise caution when using the camera in humid environments Use earphones with caution When transferring the camera from a cold environment to a warm Do not use earphones while driving, cycling, or operating and humid one, condensation can form on the delicate electronic motorised vehicles. Doing so may create a traffic hazard and circuitry and memory card. In this situation, wait for at least 1 hour may be illegal in some areas. until all moisture has evaporated before using the camera. Use only the minimum volume setting necessary. Listening to earphones at high volume can damage your hearing. 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. Important usage information Allow only qualified personnel to service your camera Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or attempt to service the camera yourself. Any damage that results from unqualified service is not covered by your warranty. 3
    • Organisation of the user manual Basic functions 10 ©2009 SAMSUNG DIGITAL IMAGING CO., LTD. Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic Camera specifications or contents of this manual may be functions for shooting, and how to transfer files to and changed without prior notice due to upgrade of camera from your computer. functions. Extended functions 32 Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Copyright information Shooting options 41 Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode. Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation. is a registered trademark of SRS Labs, Inc. WOW Playback/Editing 59 HD technology is incorporated under licence from SRS Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice Labs, Inc. memos and edit photos or videos. You will also learn how to connect your camera to your photo printer or TV. Multimedia 74 Learn to use Multimedia modes: Music mode, Videos mode, and Text Viewer mode. Appendixes 83 Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and maintenance tips. 4
    • Indications used in this manual Icons used in this manual Shooting mode Indication Icon Function Smart Auto S Additional information Auto a Safety warnings and precautions Program p Camera buttons; for example: [Shutter] (represents the DIS d [ ] shutter button) Photo Help Guide h ( ) Page number of related information Scene s The order of options or menus you must select to Movie v perform a step; for example: Select Functions White Balance (represents select Functions, and then White Multimedia u Balance). *† Annotation Shooting mode icons These icons indicate that a function is available in the corresponding modes. The s mode may not support Abbreviations used in this manual functions for all scenes. Abbreviation Definition e.g.) ACB Auto Contrast Balance Available in the AEB Auto Exposure Bracket Program, DIS, AF Auto Focus and Movie modes DIS Digital Image Stabilisation DPOF Digital Print Order Format EV Exposure Value WB White Balance 5
    • Expressions used in this manual Pressing the shutter Exposure (Brightness) Half-press [Shutter]: press the shutter halfway down The amount of light that enters your camera determines the Press [Shutter]: press the shutter all the way down exposure. You can alter the exposure with shutter speed, aperture value, and ISO speed. By altering the exposure, your photos will be darker or lighter. Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter] Normal exposure Overexposure (too bright) 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 Subject Composition Background 6
    • Quick reference Taking photos of people Adjusting the exposure (brightness) Connecting your camera to a computer 23 s mode > Beauty Shot, Portrait, Children 34 ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) 46 Viewing files by category in Red-eye, Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye) EV (to adjust exposure) 53 Smart Album 61 45 ACB (to compensate for subjects against bright Deleting all files on the Face Detection 49 backgrounds) 53 memory card 63 Metering 54 Viewing files as a slide show AEB (to take three photos of the same scene with 65 Taking photos at night or in the dark different exposures) 56 Viewing files on a TV 72 Using a multimedia mode s mode > Night, Dawn, Firework 34 (listen to music, play videos Flash options 45 Applying a different effect and view text files) 75 ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) 46 Adjusting sound and volume Photo styles (to apply tones) 57 85 Image adjustment (to adjust saturation, sharpness, or Adjusting the brightness of Taking action photos contrast) 58 the display 85 Changing the display language 85 Continuous, Motion Capture 56 Reducing camera shake Setting the date and time 86 Taking photos of text, insects, or d mode 37 Formatting the memory card 86 flowers Troubleshooting 93 s mode > Close Up, Text 34 Macro, Auto Macro, Super Macro (to take close-up photos) 47 White balance (to change the colour tone) 54 7
    • Contents Basic functions ...................................................................... 10 Using the Beauty Shot mode ................................................ 34 Unpacking ......................................................................... 11 Using the frame guide .......................................................... 35 Camera layout ................................................................... 12 Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode .............................. 36 Icons ................................................................................. 14 Using the DIS mode ............................................................ 37 Turning your camera on or off ........................................... 15 Using the Program mode ..................................................... 37 Recording a video ............................................................... 38 Selecting options ............................................................... 16 Setting the display and sound ........................................... 18 Recording voice memos ................................................... 40 Recording a voice memo ..................................................... 40 Changing the display type .................................................... 18 Adding a voice memo to a photo .......................................... 40 Setting the sound ................................................................ 18 Taking photos .................................................................... 19 Shooting options ................................................................... 41 Zooming ............................................................................. 20 Selecting a resolution and quality ...................................... 42 Using the Photo Help Guide mode .................................... 21 Selecting a resolution ........................................................... 42 Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) .............. 22 Selecting image quality ........................................................ 42 Installing programs ............................................................... 22 Using the timer .................................................................. 43 Transferring files to your PC .................................................. 23 Shooting in the dark .......................................................... 45 Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) .......................... 24 Preventing red-eye .............................................................. 45 Transferring multimedia files to the camera ............................. 24 Using the flash .................................................................... 45 Using Samsung Converter ................................................... 26 Adjusting the ISO speed ...................................................... 46 Using Samsung Master ....................................................... 27 Changing the camera’s focus ............................................ 47 Transferring files to your computer (for Mac users) ............ 29 Using macro ....................................................................... 47 Transferring files to your computer ......................................... 29 Using auto focus ................................................................. 47 Transferring multimedia files to the camera ............................. 29 Adjusting the focus area ....................................................... 48 Tips for getting a clearer photo .......................................... 30 Using face detection ......................................................... 49 Detecting faces ................................................................... 49 Extended functions .............................................................. 32 Taking a self-portrait shot ...................................................... 50 Shooting modes ................................................................ 33 Taking a smile shot .............................................................. 50 Using the Smart Auto mode ................................................. 33 Detecting eye blinking .......................................................... 51 Using the Scene mode ........................................................ 34 Using smart face recognition ................................................ 51 8
    • Contents Adjusting brightness and colour ........................................ 53 Multimedia .............................................................................. 74 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) .................................... 53 Using Multimedia mode .................................................... 75 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) .................................... 53 Using the Music mode ...................................................... 77 Changing the metering option ............................................... 54 Playing music files ............................................................... 77 Selecting a light source (White balance) ................................. 54 Using the Videos mode ..................................................... 79 Using burst modes ............................................................ 56 Using the Text Viewer mode .............................................. 80 Improving your photos ...................................................... 57 Multimedia mode settings menu ....................................... 81 Applying photo styles ........................................................... 57 Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 57 Appendixes ............................................................................ 83 Adjusting your photos .......................................................... 58 Camera settings menu ...................................................... 84 Accessing the settings menu ................................................ 84 Playback/Editing ................................................................... 59 Sound ................................................................................ 85 Playing back ...................................................................... 60 Display ............................................................................... 85 Starting Playback mode ....................................................... 60 Settings .............................................................................. 86 Viewing photos ................................................................... 64 Error messages ................................................................. 88 Playing a video .................................................................... 66 Camera maintenance ........................................................ 89 Playing voice memos ........................................................... 67 Cleaning your camera .......................................................... 89 Editing a photo .................................................................. 68 About memory cards ........................................................... 90 Resizing photos .................................................................. 68 About the battery ................................................................. 91 Rotating a photo .................................................................. 68 Before contacting a service centre .................................... 93 Applying photo styles ........................................................... 69 Camera specifications ....................................................... 95 Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 69 Index ............................................................................... 100 Correcting exposure problems ............................................. 70 Creating a print order (DPOF) ................................................ 71 Viewing files on a TV ......................................................... 72 Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) ............... 73 9
    • Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting, and how to transfer files to and from your computer. Unpacking …………………………………… 11 Transferring files to your computer Camera layout ……………………………… 12 (for Windows) ………………………………… 22 Icons …………………………………………… 14 Installing programs …………………………… 22 Transferring files to your PC …………………… 23 Turning your camera on or off …………… 15 Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) … 24 Selecting options …………………………… 16 Transferring multimedia files to the camera … 24 Setting the display and sound …………… 18 Using Samsung Converter …………………… 26 Changing the display type …………………… 18 Using Samsung Master ……………………… 27 Setting the sound ……………………………… 18 Transferring files to your computer Taking photos ………………………………… 19 (for Mac users) ……………………………… 29 Zooming ……………………………………… 20 Transferring files to your computer …………… 29 Using the Photo Help Guide mode ……… 21 Transferring multimedia files to the camera … 29 Tips for getting a clearer photo …………… 30
    • Unpacking Check your product box for the following items. Optional accessories Camera AC adapter/USB cable Rechargeable battery Camera case Strap Software CD-ROM A/V cable (User manual included) Memory cards The illustrations may differ from your actual items. Earphones Quick Start Manual Basic functions 11
    • Camera layout Before you start, familiarise yourself with your camera's parts and their functions. POWER button Speaker Microphone Shutter button Flash Lens AF-assist light/timer lamp Multifuntion jack Accepts the USB cable, A/V cable, or earphone Tripod mount Battery chamber cover Insert a memory card and battery Basic functions 12
    • Camera layout Status lamp Blinking: When saving a photo or video, being read by a computer or printer, or out of focus Steady: When connecting to a computer or in focus Zoom button Zoom in or out in Shooting mode. Display Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails in Playback mode. Adjust volume in Playback mode or Multimedia mode. Button Description m Access options or menus. Mode button: Open the list of shooting modes In Shooting mode While setting Icon Mode Description D Change the display option Move up Take a photo by letting the camera select a S Smart Auto scene mode as it detects Navigation M Change the macro option Move down Take a photo quickly and easily with minimal F Change the flash option Move left a Auto settings t Change the timer option Move right p Program Take a photo by setting options o Confirm the highlighted option or menu. Take a photo with options suitable for reducing d DIS camera shake Playback Enter Playback mode. Photo Help h Get shooting tips and practice shooting Access options in Shooting mode. Guide Function Delete files in Playback mode. Take a photo with options preset for a specific s Scene scene v Movie Record a video u Multimedia Listen to MP3s, Play videos, and view text files Basic functions 13
    • Icons The icons displayed will change according to the mode you select or the options you set. A A. Information B. Icons on the right Icon Description Icon Description Selected shooting mode Flash Zoom ratio Timer B Auto focus Available number of photos Photo style Available recording time Face detection Internal memory Face tone C Memory card inserted Face retouch : Fully charged Image adjustment (contrast, sharpness, : Partially charged saturation) : Charging needed Voice muted Aperture and shutter speed C. Icons on the left Voice memo Icon Description Auto focus frame Exposure value Camera shake White balance ISO speed Current date and time Photo resolution Video resolution Photo quality Frame rate Metering option Long time shutter Burst type Basic functions 14
    • Turning your camera on or off Learn how to start your camera. Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off. Turning on your camera in Playback mode Press [P]. The camera turns on and accesses Playback mode immediately. Press and hold [P] to mute camera sounds. Basic functions 15
    • Selecting options You can select options by pressing [m] and using the navigation buttons ([D], [M], [F], [t]). You can also access shooting options by pressing [f] but some options are not available. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. E.g. Select a white balance option in the P mode 2 Use the navigation buttons to scroll to an option or 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. menu. To move left or right, press [F] or [t]. 2 Press [D] or [M] to scroll to Program and then To move up or down, press [D] or [M]. press [t] or [o]. 3 Press [m]. EV EV Functions White Balance ISO Sound Face Detection Display Photo Size Settings Quality Back Move ACB Exit Change 3 Press [o] to confirm the highlighted option or menu. 4 Press [D] or [M] to scroll to Functions and then press [t] or [o]. Going back to the previous menu Press [m] again to go back to the previous menu. Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode. Basic functions 16
    • Selecting options 5 Press [D] or [M] to scroll to White Balance and then press [t] or [o]. EV White Balance ISO Face Detection Photo Size Quality ACB Exit Back 6 Press [F] or [t] to scroll to a white balance option. Daylight Back Move 7 Press [o]. Basic functions 17
    • Setting the display and sound Learn how to change the basic settings for the display and sound according to your preferences. Changing the display type Setting the sound Select a style of display for Shooting or Playback mode. Set whether your camera emits a specified sound when you operate your camera. Press [D] repeatedly to change a display type. 1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. 2 Select Sound Beep Sound an option. Option Description Show all photographic Off The camera does not emit any sounds. information. 1/2/3 The camera emits sounds. 3 Press [m] to return to the previous mode. Mode Description Display all information about shooting Shooting Hide information about shooting, except the available number of photos Display all information about the current photo Hide all information about the current file Playback Display information about the current photo, except the shooting settings and captured date Basic functions 18
    • Taking photos Learn basic actions to take photos easily and quickly in the Auto mode. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 4 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. A green frame means the subject in focus. 2 Select Auto. Smart Auto Auto Program DIS Photo Help Guide This mode minimizes user settings for quick, convenient shooting. 3 Align your subject in the frame. 5 Press [Shutter] to take a photo. See page 30 for tips to get clearer photos. Basic functions 19
    • Taking photos Zooming Digital zoom You can shoot close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your If the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using camera has a 3X optical zoom and 5X digital zoom. By using the digital zoom. The picture quality may deteriorate when you both, you can zoom in up to 15 times. use the digital zoom. Push [Zoom] up to zoom in on your subject. Push [Zoom] down Optical range Zoom indicator to zoom out. Zoom ratio Zoom in Digital range The digital zoom is not available when using S, d, s (in some scenes), and v modes and when used with Face Detection. It may take longer to save a photo when using the digital zoom. Zoom out Basic functions 20
    • Using the Photo Help Guide mode This mode provides various shooting tips. Learn how to get better photos and videos. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 5 View a topic. Press [D] or [M] to display the previous or next screen. 2 Select Photo Help Guide. Photo Help Guide 3 Select a menu from the list. Press the Fn button. Photo Help Guide Move to ISO using the up and Photo Help Guide down buttons. Features to use when the image is out of focus Features to reduce camera shake Features to use in low light conditions Features to use when adjusting brightness Back Practice Features to use when adjusting colours Change 6 Press [o] to practice. Press [D] to return to the list. 4 Select a submenu. Press [F] to go back to the previous menu. While practicing, you cannot set shooting options or menus. Basic functions 21
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) Transfer files by connecting your camera to your PC. Installing programs Programs contained on the CD Hardware and software requirements Program Purpose Samsung Master Edit photos and videos. Item Requirements Convert videos so that they can be played Samsung Converter* on the camera. Pentium III 500 MHz or better CPU Xvid Codec Code and decode video files. (Pentium III 800 MHz or better recommended) RAM 256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended) Adobe Reader View the user manual. OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista * Pentium IV or better is recommended to use the program. Hard disk 250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) capacity USB port CD-ROM drive Others 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible monitor (24-bit colour display recommended) Microsoft Direct X 9.0C or later Using a self-assembled PC or a PC and OS that are not supported may void your warranty. These programs may not work properly on 64-bit Edition of Windows XP and Vista. Basic functions 22
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) 1 Insert the installation CD in a compatible CD-ROM drive. Transferring files to your PC 2 When the setup screen is displayed, click Samsung Once you connect the camera to your PC, the camera will be recognised as a removable drive. Digital Camera Installer to start installation. The battery will be charged while the camera is connected to a PC with the USB cable. 1 Connect your camera to your PC with the USB cable. 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 Click Preview to check if a movie sample plays properly. 4 If the sample plays properly, select Do not install and click Next. If it does not, select Install the codec program and click Install. The codec program is installed. 2 Turn on the camera. 5 Select programs to install and follow the onscreen The computer recognises the camera automatically. instructions. If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Select Computer. 6 Click Exit to complete the installation and restart your computer. Basic functions 23
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) 3 On your PC, select My Computer Removable Disk Transferring multimedia files to the camera DCIM 100SSCAM. Requirements 4 Select the files you want and drag or save them to your Your camera will support the following file types. PC. Multimedia Supported type mode File type: MP3 (MPEG-1/2/2.5 Layer 3) Music Bit rate: 48 - 320 Kbps (including VBR) Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) Videos File type: PMP SDC* The way to disconnect the USB cable for Windows 2000/Vista File type: TXT (smaller than 10 MB or up to is similar. 99,999 pages) Encoding type 1 If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until - Windows: ANSI (Windows 98 or later)/ it stops. Unicode/Unicode (Big-Endian)/ Text Viewer 2 Click on the tool bar at the bottom right of your PC UTF-8 (Windows 2000/XP) - Mac: ANSI, Unicode (UTF-16) screen. Language†: English, Korean, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Taiwanese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Finnish, Bahasa, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish * A file type that is converted with Samsung Converter (p. 26) 3 Click the pop-up message. † Subject to change without prior notice 4 Remove the USB cable. Duplicating multimedia files may violate copyright laws. Without permission of the manufacturer, you cannot duplicate, modify and/or distribute any part or all MP3 or PMP files provided in the internal memory. Basic functions 24
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) Transferring multimedia files to the camera 4 Copy multimedia files to the corresponding folders. MP3 files to MP3 folder 1 Connect the camera to your PC. (p. 23) 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. You can save 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 in the playlist. Basic functions 25
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) Using Samsung Converter No. Description Convert videos so that they can be played on the camera. For Add video files (AVI, WMV, ASF, MPG [MPEG-1]). details, see the Help menu. Add subtitles. Specify the folder path and file name for the converted file. Convert the file. Preview. Cropping slider; move to the point where you want the video to begin or end. Pause and resume playback. Set the frame size and rate or the file size limit. Basic functions 26
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) Using Samsung Master No. Description You can download files or edit photos or videos stored on your Select a location for downloaded files. PC. For details, see the Help menu. Click to download the selected files. Thumbnails of files; click an image to download. Downloading files using Samsung Master When you connect the camera to the PC, a window for downloading files automatically appears. 1 Select the files you want to download. 2 Click Next and follow the onscreen instructions. Basic functions 27
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Windows) Using the Samsung Master Interface No. Description Toolbar Menus Click for more information about the program. Click to enlarge or reduce the thumbnails in the list. Change the mode. : View mode : Edit mode for photos : Edit mode for videos Preview information about the selected file. The photos in the selected folder; double-click to switch to full-screen view. Basic functions 28
    • Transferring files to your computer (for Mac users) When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will recognise the device 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 shown on page 24. 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. 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 2 Turn on your camera. The computer recognises the camera automatically and a manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data. removable disk icon will be displayed. 3 Double-click the removable disk icon. 4 Create new folders named “MP3,” “PMP,” and “TEXT.” 5 Copy multimedia files to the corresponding folders. MP3 files to MP3 folder SDC files to PMP folder TXT files to TEXT folder 2 Turn on the camera. The computer recognises the camera automatically and a removable disk icon will be displayed. 3 Double-click the removable disk icon. 4 Transfer photos or videos to the computer. Basic functions 29
    • Tips for getting a clearer photo Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake Make sure nothing is Select the d mode to reduce camera blocking the lens. shake digitally. (p. 37) Half-pressing the shutter button When is displayed When shooting in the dark, avoid Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the setting the flash option to Slow focus. Focus and exposure will be Sync or Off. The aperture remains adjusted automatically. open longer and it may be harder to hold the camera still. Use a tripod or set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 45) Set ISO speed options. (p. 46) The aperture value and shutter Camera shake 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. Basic functions 30
    • Preventing your subject from being out of focus It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: When you take photos in low light - there is little contrast between the subject and background (When your subject is wearing a colour of clothing that is similar to the Turn on the flash. background) (p. 45) - the light source behind the subject is too bright - the subject is shiny - the subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds - the subject is not positioned in the centre of the frame When subjects are moving fast Use the continuous or motion capture function. (p. 56) Use the focus lock Half-press [Shutter] to focus. When the subject is in focus, you can reposition the frame to change the composition. When you are ready, press [Shutter] to take your photo. Basic functions 31
    • Extended functions Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Shooting modes …………………………………………… 33 Using the Smart Auto mode ……………………………… 33 Using the Scene mode ……………………………………… 34 Using the Beauty Shot mode ……………………………… 34 Using the frame guide ……………………………………… 35 Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode ………………… 36 Using the DIS mode ………………………………………… 37 Using the Program mode …………………………………… 37 Recording a video …………………………………………… 38 Recording voice memos ………………………………… 40 Recording a voice memo …………………………………… 40 Adding a voice memo to a photo ………………………… 40
    • Shooting modes Take photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions. Using the Smart Auto mode Icon Description In this mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate Appears when taking portraits at night. camera settings based on a defected type of scene. It will be Appears when taking photos of landscapes with helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various backlighting. scenes. Appears when taking portraits with backlighting. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. Appears when taking portraits. 2 Select Smart Auto. Appears when taking close-up photos. 3 Align your subject in the frame. Appears when taking close-up photos of text. The camera selects a scene automatically. An appropriate Appears when the camera and subject are stable for a mode icon will appear at the top left of the screen. while. Appears when taking photos of actively moving subjects. 4 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. 5 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. If the camera does not recognise a proper scene mode, will not change and the default settings will be used. Even if there is a face detected, the camera may not select a portrait Icon Description mode depending on the subject's position or lighting. The camera may not select the correct scene depending on shooting Appears when taking photos of landscapes. environments, such as camera shake, lighting, and distance to the subject. Appears when taking photos of bright backgrounds. Even if you use a tripod, the mode may not be detected depending Appears when taking photos of landscapes at night. on the subject's movement. This is available only when the flash is off. Extended functions 33
    • Shooting modes Using the Scene mode Using the Beauty Shot mode Take a photo with options preset for a specific scene. Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 2 Select Scene a scene. 2 Select Scene Beauty Shot. Beauty Shot 3 To make the subject's skin tone appear lighter (face Frame Guide only), press [m]. Night Portrait 4 Select Functions Face Tone an option. Children Select a higher setting to make skin tone appear lighter. Landscape Close Up This mode is appropriate for shooting with Level 2 pre-composed scenes. For the Beauty Shot mode, see quot;Using the Beauty Shot mode.quot; For the Frame Guide mode, see “Using the frame guide” on page 35. Back Move For the Night mode, see quot;Adjusting the exposure in the Night modequot; on page 36. 5 To hide facial imperfections, press [m]. 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. Extended functions 34
    • Shooting modes 6 Select Functions Face Retouch an option. Using the frame guide Select a higher setting to hide a greater number of When you want another person to take a photo of you, you can imperfections. compose the scene with the frame guide feature. The frame guide will help the other person take a photo of you by showing the part of the pre-composed scene. Level 1 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 2 Select Scene Frame Guide. 3 Align your subject in the frame and press [Shutter]. Back Move Transparent guides will appear on the left and right of the frame. 7 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 8 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. The focus distance will be set to Auto Macro. Cancel Frame: OK 4 Ask another person to take a photo. The person must align the subject in the frame by using the guides, and then press [Shutter] to take the photo. 5 To cancel the guides, press [o]. Extended functions 35
    • Shooting modes Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode 6 Select an option. In the Night mode, you can catch brief flashes of light as curved If you select AUTO the aperture value or shutter speed will be streaks by extending the exposure. Use a slow shutter speed adjusted automatically. to extend the time until the shutter closes. Increase the aperture value to prevent overexposure. 7 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 8 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. 2 Select Scene Night. Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring. 3 Press [m]. 4 Select Functions Long Time Shutter. 5 Select the aperture value or shutter speed. Aperture value Shutter speed Aperture Back Move Extended functions 36
    • Shooting modes Using the DIS mode Using the Program mode Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Digital Set various options (except for shutter speed and aperture value) Image Stabilisation (DIS) function. in the Program mode. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 2 Select Program. 3 Set options. (For a list of options, refer to “Shooting options.”) Before correction After correction 4 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 5 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. 2 Select DIS. 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. The digital zoom will not work in this mode. If your subject is moving rapidly, the photo may be blurry. Extended functions 37
    • Shooting modes Recording a video 7 Press [m]. Record videos of up to 120 minutes in length. The recorded video is saved as an MPEG-4.AVI file. 8 Select Functions Stabiliser a stabiliser option. Option Description The zoom sound may be recorded if you use the zoom while recording a Off: Record a video with the stabilisation function turned video. off. On: Record a video with the stabilisation function turned on to prevent your video from blurring. 1 In Shooting mode, press [O]. 2 Select Movie. 9 Set other options as desired. (For options, refer to “Shooting options.”) 3 Press [m]. 10 Press [Shutter] to start recording. 4 Select Functions Frame Rate a frame rate (the number of frames per second). 11 Press [Shutter] again to stop recording. As the number of frames increases, action appears more natural, but the file size is increased. 5 Press [m]. 6 Select Functions Voice a sound option. Option Description On: Record a video with sound. Off: Record a video without sound. Extended functions 38
    • Shooting modes To pause recording The camera allows you to pause temporarily while recording a video. With this function, you can record your favourite scenes as a single video. Press [o] to pause while recording. Press it again to resume. Stop Pause Extended functions 39
    • Recording voice memos apds Learn how to record a voice memo that you can play back at any time. You can 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, press [m]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Voice Record. 2 Select Functions Voice Memo. 3 Press [Shutter] to record. 3 Align your subject in the frame and take a photo. You will begin recording a voice memo right after taking the photo. 4 Record a short voice memo (10 seconds maximum). Press [Shutter] to stop recording a voice memo. Stop Pause Press [o] to pause or resume recording. You can record voice memos of up to 10 hours in length. 4 Press [Shutter] to stop. Press [Shutter] again to record a new voice memo. 5 Press [m] to switch to Shooting mode. Extended functions 40
    • Shooting options Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 42 Adjusting brightness and colour ………… 53 Selecting a resolution ………………………… 42 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ………… 53 Selecting image quality ………………………… 42 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ………… 53 Using the timer ……………………………… 43 Changing the metering option ………………… 54 Selecting a light source (White balance) ……… 54 Shooting in the dark ………………………… 45 Preventing red-eye …………………………… 45 Using burst modes ………………………… 56 Using the flash ………………………………… 45 Improving your photos ……………………… 57 Adjusting the ISO speed ……………………… 46 Applying photo styles ………………………… 57 Changing the camera’s focus ……………… 47 Defining your own RGB tone ………………… 57 Using macro …………………………………… 47 Adjusting your photos ………………………… 58 Using auto focus ……………………………… 47 Adjusting the focus area ……………………… 48 Using face detection ………………………… 49 Detecting faces ………………………………… 49 Taking a self-portrait shot ……………………… 50 Taking a smile shot …………………………… 50 Detecting eye blinking ………………………… 51 Using smart face recognition ………………… 51
    • Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. Selecting a resolution Sapdsv When recording a video: As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on 1 In the v mode, press [m]. a larger screen. When you use a high resolution, the file size will also increase. 2 Select Functions Movie Size an option. Option Description 800 X 592: Play back on an SDTV. When taking a photo: 640 X 480: Play back on a general TV. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 320 X 240: Post on a web page. 2 Select Functions Photo Size an option. Option Description 3456 X 2592: Print on A2 paper. 3456 X 2304: Print on A3 paper in wide ratio (3:2). Selecting image quality apds Photos you take are compressed and saved in JPEG format. 3456 X 1944: Print on A3 paper in panorama ratio (16:9). Higher quality images will result in larger sizes. 2592 X 1944: Print on A4 paper. 2048 X 1536: Print on A5 paper. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 1024 X 768: Attach to email. 2 Select Functions Quality an option. Option Description Super Fine Fine Normal The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 42
    • Using the timer Sapdsv Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting. 1 In Shooting mode, press [t]. 3 Press [Shutter] to start the timer. The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will automatically take a photo at the specified time. Press [t] to cancel the timer. Off Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not available or some timer options are not available. 2 Select an option. Option Description Off: The timer is not active. 10 Sec: Take a photo in 10 seconds. 2 Sec: Take a photo in 2 seconds. Double: Take a photo in 10 seconds and take another in 2 seconds. Motion Timer: Detect your movement and then take a photo. (p. 44) The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 43
    • Using the timer Using the motion timer 6 Pose for your photo while the AF-assist light/timer lamp is blinking. 1 In Shooting mode, press [t]. The AF-assist light/timer lamp will stop blinking just before the 2 Select . camera automatically takes a photo. 3 Press [Shutter]. 4 Stand within 3 m from the camera within 6 seconds after pressing [Shutter]. 5 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. The 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 the motion timer Shooting options 44
    • Shooting in the dark Learn how to take photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye aps Using the flash Saps If the flash fires when you take a photo of a person in the dark, a Use the flash when taking photos in the dark or when you need red glow may appear in the eyes. To prevent this, select Red-eye more light on your photos. or Red-eye Fix. 1 In Shooting mode, press [F]. Auto 2 Select an option. Option Description Off: The flash will not fire. Camera shake warning ( ) will be displayed when shooting in low light. Auto: The camera will select a proper flash setting for the detected scene in the mode. Shooting options 45
    • Shooting in the dark Option Description Flash options are not available if you set burst options or select Red-eye Fix*: Self-Portrait or Blink Detection. The flash fires when the subject or background is Make sure that your subjects are within the recommended distance from the flash. (p. 95) dark. If there is reflected light or much dust in the air, tiny spots may appear The camera corrects red-eyes through its advanced on your photo. software analysis. Slow Sync: The flash fires and the shutter stays open longer. Select this when you want to capture ambient light to reveal more details in the background. Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring. Adjusting the ISO speed p Fill in: The ISO speed is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as The flash always fires. defined by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO). Light intensity is adjusted automatically. The higher ISO speed you select, the more sensitive to light your Red-eye*: camera becomes. With a higher ISO speed, you can get a better The flash fires when the subject or background is photo without using the flash. dark. The camera reduces red-eyes. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Auto: The flash fires automatically when the subject or background is dark. 2 Select Functions ISO an option. Select to use an appropriate ISO speed based on the The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. brightness of the subject and lighting. * There is an interval between two bursts of the flash. Do not move until the flash fires a second time. The higher ISO speed you select, the more image noise you may get. When Motion Capture is set, ISO speed will be set to Auto. Shooting options 46
    • Changing the camera’s focus Learn how to adjust the camera's focus according to your subjects. Using macro apdv Using auto focus apdv Use macro to take close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers To take sharp photos, select the appropriate focus according to or insects. Refer to macro options in “Using auto focus.” your distance from the subject. 1 In Shooting mode, press [M]. Normal (AF) 2 Select an option. Option Description Try to hold the camera very still to prevent blurry photos. Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 80 cm. Turn off the flash if the distance to the subject is less than 40 cm. Macro: Focus on a subject 5-80 cm (50-80 cm when using zoom). Auto Macro: Focus on a subject farther than 5 cm (farther than 50 cm when using zoom). Super Macro: Focus on a subject between 1 to 5 cm. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 47
    • Changing the camera’s focus Adjusting the focus area apds You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus area according to your subject’s location in the scene. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Focus Area an option. Option Description Center AF: Focus on the centre (suitable when subjects are located in the centre). Multi AF: Focus on one or more of 9 possible areas. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 48
    • Using face detection apds If you use face detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera adjusts the exposure automatically. Take photos quickly and easily by using Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritise the focus on them. Face detection may not be effective when: Detecting faces - the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear Your camera automatically detects human faces (up to 10 human orange for Smile Shot and Blink Detection) faces). - it is too bright or too dark - the subject is not facing the camera - the subject is wearing sunglasses or a mask - the subject is in backlighting or the lighting condition is unstable - the subject’s facial expression changes remarkably Face detection is not available when using a photo style or saturation. When you use the face detection option, the digital zoom will not work. Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not available or some timer options are not available. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Face Detection Normal. The closest face appears in a white focus frame and the rest of the faces appear in gray focus frames. The closer you are to the subject, the quicker your camera will detect faces. Shooting options 49
    • Using face detection Taking a self-portrait shot Taking a smile shot Take photos of yourself. The focus distance will be set to close- The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a up and your camera will emit a beep. smiling face. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Face Detection Smile Shot. 2 Select Functions Face Detection Self-Portrait. When your subject smiles broadly, your camera can detect the smile more easily. 3 When your hear a quick beep, press [Shutter]. To turn the beep on or off, select Self-Portrait in the sound settings. (p. 85) Shooting options 50
    • Using face detection Detecting eye blinking Using smart face recognition If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically take 2 The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently photos in succession. photograph (up to 10 people). This feature will automatically prioritise the focus on those faces. This feature is available only when you use a memory card. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Face Detection Blink Detection. Hold your camera still while “Capturing” is displayed on the screen. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. When blink detection fails, “Picture taken with eyes closed.” message appears. Take another photo. 2 Select Functions Face Detection Smart Face Recognition. The priority of the faces will be shown by the level indicator next to the frames. Shooting options 51
    • Using face detection The camera may recognise and register faces incorrectly depending on lighting conditions, remarkable changes in the subject's pose or face, and whether or not the subject is wearing glasses. The camera may recognise faces and display the level indicator, even though they have not been registered. You can view registered faces in order of priority while in Playback mode. (p. 61) Even though faces are registered successfully, they may not be classified in Playback mode. If the camera recognises a new face when there are 10 registered faces, it will replace the face in the lowest priority with the new one. The camera can recognise up to 3 faces in one scene. When the camera does not recognise faces, it will still detect the faces without prioritising them. You can manually register faces from photos you have already taken. (p. 61) Shooting options 52
    • Adjusting brightness and colour Learn how to adjust the brightness and colour for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) pdv Compensating for backlighting (ACB) p Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos When the light source is behind your subject or there is high may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the contrast between your subject and the background, your subject exposure to get a better photo. is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. Darker (-) Neutral (0) Brighter (+) 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Without ACB With ACB 2 Select Functions EV. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 3 Select a value to adjust the exposure. 2 Select Functions ACB an option. Once you adjust the exposure, the setting will remain the same. You Option Description may need to change the exposure value later to avoid overexposure Off: ACB is off. or underexposure. If you cannot decide on an appropriate exposure, select AEB (Auto On: ACB is on. Exposure Bracket). The camera takes photos with different exposures: normal, underexposed, and overexposed. (p. 56) The ACB feature is always on in the a mode. You cannot set burst options when this feature is on. Shooting options 53
    • Adjusting brightness and colour Changing the metering option pdv Selecting a light source (White balance) The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera pdv measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your The colour of your photo depends on the type and quality of the photos will vary depending on the metering mode you select. light source. If you want the colour of your photo to be realistic, select an appropriate lighting condition to calibrate the white 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. balance, such as Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, or Tungsten. 2 Select Functions Metering. Option Description Multi: Your camera divides the scene into several areas, and then measures the light intensity of each area. Suitable for general photos. (Auto WB) (Daylight) Spot: 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, your photo may be improperly exposed. Suitable for a subject with backlighting. Center–weighted: (Cloudy) (Tungsten) Your camera averages the meter reading of the entire frame with emphasis placed on the centre. Suitable for photos with subjects in the centre of the frame. Shooting options 54
    • Adjusting brightness and colour 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Defining your own white balance 2 Select Functions White Balance an option. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Icon Description 2 Select Functions White Balance Measure: Auto WB: Use automatic settings depending on the Shutter. lighting conditions. Daylight: Select when taking outdoor photos on a 3 Aim the lens at a piece of white paper. sunny day. Cloudy: Select when taking outdoor photos on a cloudy day or in shadows. Fluorescent_H: Select when shooting under a daylight fluorescent or three-way fluorescent light. Fluorescent_L: Select when shooting under white fluorescent light. Tungsten: Select when taking indoor photos under incandescent bulbs or halogen lamps. Measure: Shutter (Custom setting): Use your pre- defined settings. 4 Press [Shutter]. Shooting options 55
    • Using burst modes ps It can be difficult to take photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. In these cases, select one of the burst modes. Option Description AEB: Take 3 photos with different exposures: normal, underexposed, and overexposed. Use a tripod to prevent blurry photos. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. You can use the flash, timer, and ACB only when you select 2 Single. Select Functions Drive an option. When you select Motion Capture, the resolution will be set to Option Description VGA and the ISO speed will be set to Auto. Single: Take a single photo. Continuous: While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes photos continuously. The maximum number of photos depends on the capacity of your memory card. Motion Capture: While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes VGA photos (6 photos per second; maximum of 30 photos). The camera automatically shows you the photos just taken and then saves them. Shooting options 56
    • Improving your photos Learn how to improve your photos by applying photo styles or colours, or make some adjustments. Applying photo styles apdsv Defining your own RGB tone Apply a different photo style to your photos, such as Soft, Vivid, or Forest. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Photo Style Selector Custom RGB. 3 Select a colour (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue). Soft Vivid Forest 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Photo Style Selector an option. Select Custom RGB to define your own RGB tone. Back Move Select Normal if you want to use face detection options. Depending on the selected photo style, some image adjustment 4 Adjust the amount of the selected colour. options are not available. (-: less or +: more) Shooting options 57
    • Improving your photos Adjusting your photos p Saturation option Description Adjust the contrast, sharpness, and saturation of your photos. - Decrease the saturation. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. + Increase the saturation. 2 Select Functions Image Adjust. Select 0 if you do not want to apply any effects. (suitable for printing) 3 Select an adjustment option. Depending on the selected image adjustment option, some photo styles are not available. Contrast Sharpness Saturation 4 Select a value to adjust the selected item. Contrast option Description - Decrease the colour and brightness. + Increase the colour and brightness. Sharpness option Description Soften the edges on your photos (suitable for - editing the photos on your computer). Sharpen the edges to improve the clarity + of your photos. This may also increase the noise on your photos. Shooting options 58
    • 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 ……………………………………………… 60 Starting Playback mode …………………………………… 60 Viewing photos ……………………………………………… 64 Playing a video ……………………………………………… 66 Playing voice memos ……………………………………… 67 Editing a photo …………………………………………… 68 Resizing photos …………………………………………… 68 Rotating a photo …………………………………………… 68 Applying photo styles ……………………………………… 69 Defining your own RGB tone ……………………………… 69 Correcting exposure problems …………………………… 70 Creating a print order (DPOF) ……………………………… 71 Viewing files on a TV ……………………………………… 72 Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) …… 73
    • Playing back Learn actions to play back photos, videos, or voice memos, and managing files. Starting Playback mode Display in Playback mode View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your camera. 1 Press [P]. The most recent file you have taken or recorded will be displayed. If the camera is off, it will turn on. 2 Press [F] or [t] to scroll through files. Press and hold [F] or [t] to view files quickly. Icon Description If you want to view files stored in the internal memory, remove your memory Photo includes a voice memo card. v Video file Print order has been set (DPOF) Protected file Photo includes a registered face; Available only when you use a memory card Folder name – File name Playback/Editing 60
    • Playing back Registering faces 3 Select a category. You can register faces in your photos to classify them by faces in Smart Album. This feature is available only when you use a Type memory card. Date 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. Colour Week 2 Select File Options Face Registration Yes. Face If there are multiple faces in the photo, select a face to register, press [Fn], and select Yes. Back Set You can register up to 3 faces. Option Description If you register a new face when there are 3 faces manually registered Type View files by the file type. in Smart Album, the camera will replace the oldest face with the new Date View files by the date they were saved. one. Colour View files by the dominant colour of the image. Week View files by the weekday they were saved. Face View files by recognised faces. (Up to 15 people) Viewing files by category in Smart Album View and manage files by categories, such as date, file type, or It may take some time for the camera to change the category and week. recognise files. 1 In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down. 4 Press [F] or [t] to view files. 2 Press [m]. Press and hold [F] or [t] to select a date, file type, weekday, colour, or face. 5 Press [o] to return to the normal view. Playback/Editing 61
    • Playing back Viewing files as thumbnails Protecting files Scan thumbnails of files. Protect your files from accidental deletion. In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down to display 9 or 20 thumbnails (push [Zoom] up to return to the 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. previous mode). 2 Select File Options Protect Select. To protect all files, select All Lock. 3 Select the file you want to protect and press [o]. Press [o] again to cancel your selection. Filter To Do this Select Set Scroll through files Press [D], [M], [F], or [t]. Delete files Press [f] and select Yes. 4 Press [f]. Playback/Editing 62
    • Playing back Deleting files Using the recycle bin Delete single files or all files at once. You cannot delete protected If you activate the recycle bin, files you delete will be sent to the files. recycle bin instead of being deleted permanently. 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. To delete a single file, 1 In Playback mode, select a file and press [f]. To activate the recycle bin, 2 Select Yes to delete the file. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. To delete multiple files, 2 Select File Options Recycle Bin On. 1 In Playback mode, press [f]. To restore files from the recycle bin, 2 Select Multiple Delete. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. 3 Select files you want to delete and press [o]. 2 Select File Options Recycle Bin Retrieve. Press [o] again to cancel your selection. 4 This function does not work for videos or voice memos. Press [f]. It may take longer to delete files when using the recycle bin function. 5 Select Yes. If you format the internal memory, all files in the recycle folder will be deleted. The recycle bin will hold up to 10 MB of files. Once you exceed the To delete all files, 10 MB limit, the camera asks you whether to empty the recycle bin. Select Yes to empty the recycle bin or No to delete only the current 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. file. 2 Select File Options Delete All Yes. Playback/Editing 63
    • Playing back Copying files to the memory card Viewing photos You can copy files from the internal memory to a memory card. Zoom in on part of a photo or view photos in a slide show. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. Enlarging a photo 2 Select File Options Copy to Card. 3 Select Yes to copy files. In Playback mode, push [Zoom] up to enlarge a photo (push [Zoom] down to reduce a photo). The enlarged area and zoom ratio are indicated on the top of the screen. The maximum zoom ratio may vary depending on the resolution. Trim To Do this Move the enlarged area Press [D], [M], [F], or [t]. Trim the enlarged photo Press [o] (it will be saved as a new file). Playback/Editing 64
    • Playing back Starting a slide show 4 Set the slide show effect. You can apply effects and audio to your slide show. 5 Select Start Play. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. To loop the slide show, select Repeat. Press [o] to pause or resume the slide show. 2 Select Multi Slide Show. 3 Select a slide show effect option. Skip to step 5 to start a slide show with no effects. Option Description Set the photos you want to view as a 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 effects. Set the interval between photos. This is available when Off is selected in the effect Interval option. When used with effect options other than Off, the interval will be set to 1 sec. Music Select a background audio. Playback/Editing 65
    • Playing back Playing a video Trimming a video during playback You can play a video, capture an image from a video, or crop a video. 1 Press [o] at the point where you want the new video to begin and push [Zoom] up. 1 In Playback mode, select a video and press [o]. 2 Press [o] to resume playback. 3 Press [o] at the point where you want the new video to end and push [Zoom] up. 4 Select Yes. The original video should be at least 10 seconds long. The edited video will be saved as a new file. Pause 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. Press To Capturing an image during playback Scan backward. 1 [F] Press [o] at the point where you want to save a still [o] Pause or resume playback. image. [t] Scan forward. [Zoom] up or down Adjust the volume level. 2 Press [M]. A captured image will have the same file size as the original video file and will be saved as a new file. Playback/Editing 66
    • Playing back Playing voice memos Playing a voice memo 1 In Playback mode, select a voice memo and press [o]. 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. Press To [F] Scan backward. [o] Pause or resume playback. [t] Scan forward. [M] Stop playback. [Zoom] up or down Adjust the volume level. Playing a voice memo added to a photo In Playback mode, select a photo that includes a voice memo and press [o]. Press [o] to pause or resume playback. Playback/Editing 67
    • Editing a photo Perform photo editing tasks, such as resizing, rotating, eliminating red-eyes, and adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation. Edited photos will be saved as new files. Rotating a photo When you edit photos that are or larger (p. 42), they will be automatically resized to a lower resolution (except when resizing photos): 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. - to 2 Select Edit Rotate an option. - to - to Right 90° Resizing photos 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 2 Back Move Select Edit Resize an option. Back Move Select to save the photo as a start image. (p. 85) Select to save the photo as an MP3 player skin. (p. 81) Available options differ depending on the size of the selected photo. Playback/Editing 68
    • Editing a photo Applying photo styles Defining your own RGB tone Apply a different photo style to the photo, such as Soft, Vivid, or Forest. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 2 Select Edit Photo Style Selector Custom RGB. 3 Select a colour (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue). Soft Vivid Forest 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 2 Select Edit Photo Style Selector an option. Back Move Select Custom RGB to define your own RGB tone. 4 Adjust the amount of the selected colour. (-: less or +: more) Soft Back Move Playback/Editing 69
    • Editing a photo Correcting exposure problems Adjusting brightness/contrast/saturation Adjust ACB (Auto Contrast Balance), brightness, contrast, or saturation; remove red-eye; hide facial imperfections; or add 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. noise to the photo. 2 Select Edit Image Adjust. Adjusting ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) 3 Select an adjustment option. : Brightness 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. : Contrast : Saturation 2 Select Edit Image Adjust ACB. 4 Select a value to adjust the selected item. (-: less or +: more) Removing red-eye 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. Adding noise to the photo 2 Select Edit Image Adjust Red-eye Fix. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 2 Select Edit Image Adjust Add Noise. Hiding facial imperfections 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 2 Select Edit Image Adjust Face Retouch. 3 Select a level. As the number increases, the face becomes clearer. Playback/Editing 70
    • Editing a photo Creating a print order (DPOF) 4 Press [m]. Select photos to be printed and set options, such as number of copies or paper size. 5 Select File Options DPOF Size an option. Option Description The memory card can be taken to a print shop that supports DPOF Select Specify the print size for the selected photo. (Digital Print Order Format) or you can print photos directly through a DPOF-compatible printer at home. All Specify the print size for all photos. Wide photos may print with the left and right edges cut off, so be Reset Reset your settings. aware of the dimensions of your photos. You cannot set the DPOF for the photos stored in the internal memory. 6 If you select Select, scroll to a photo and press [Zoom] up or down to select the print size. Repeat for the 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. photos you want and press [f]. If you select All, press [D] or [M] to select the print size 2 Select File Options DPOF Standard an option. and press [o]. Option Description Select Print the selected photos. All Print all photos. Printing photos as thumbnails Reset Reset your settings. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. 3 If you select Select, scroll to a photo and press [Zoom] 2 Select File Options DPOF Index Yes. up or down to select the number of copies. Repeat for If you specify the print size, you can print photos only with DPOF 1.1-compatible the photos you want and press [f]. printers. If you select All, press [D] or [M] to select the number of copies and press [o]. Playback/Editing 71
    • 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 5 Turn on your camera and press [P]. region. (p. 87) 6 View photos or play videos using the buttons on your 2 Turn off your camera and TV. camera. 3 Connect your camera to your TV using the A/V cable. On some TVs, digital noise may occur or part of an image may not appear. Video Audio Images may not appear centred on the TV screen depending on your TV settings. You can capture photos or videos while the camera is connected to a TV. 4 Turn on your TV and select the video output mode using the TV remote control. Playback/Editing 72
    • Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer. 1 With the printer on, connect your camera to the printer Configuring print settings with the USB cable. Images : One Photo Size : Auto Layout : Auto Type : Auto Quality : Auto Exit Print 2 Turn on your camera. The printer recognises the camera automatically. Option Description If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Images: Select whether to print the current photo or all Select Printer. photos. If your printer has the mass storage feature, you must first set the USB mode to Printer in the settings menu. (p. 87) Size: Specify the size of the print. Layout: Create thumbnail prints. Type: Select the type of paper. 3 Press [F] or [t] to select a photo. Quality: Set the printing quality. Press [m] to set printing options. See “Configuring print settings.” Date: Set to print the date. File Name: Set to print the name of the file. 4 Press [o] to print. Reset: Reset the print options. Printing starts. Press [F] to cancel printing. Some options are not supported by some printers. Playback/Editing 73
    • Multimedia Learn to use Multimedia modes: Music mode, Videos mode, and Text Viewer mode. Using Multimedia mode ………………………………… 75 Using the Music mode …………………………………… 77 Playing music files …………………………………………… 77 Using the Videos mode ………………………………… 79 Using the Text Viewer mode …………………………… 80 Multimedia mode settings menu ……………………… 81
    • 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. 24) 1 Plug the supplied earphones into the multifunction jack. 4 Select a file to play. Files will be played automatically. 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 2 In Shooting mode, press [M]. viewing text files with Auto Scroll or Back Music off. 3 Select Multimedia a mode. The camera will enter Power save mode when you perform no operations for 30 seconds in the Music mode. Depending on the properties of your files, file information may not Music be available in the playlist. Videos Text Viewer This mode allows you to play MP3 files. Multimedia 75
    • Using Multimedia mode Locking the buttons Deleting multimedia files You can lock the buttons to prevent any unwanted camera operations during playback. To delete a single file, Press and hold [M] to lock or unlock the buttons. 1 In the file list, press [f]. Even though you lock the buttons, you can still operate [POWER] and use the USB cable. 2 Select Yes to delete. Press any button to exit Power save mode. To delete multiple files, 1 In the file list, press [f]. Switching to another Multimedia mode 2 Select Multiple Delete. 1 Press [M] while an MP3 or video file is being played or 3 Select files you want to delete. text file is being viewed. 4 Press [f]. 2 Select Multimedia a mode. 5 Select Yes. Music Videos You can also delete all files of the selected mode. (p. 82) Text Viewer This mode allows you to play MP3 files. Multimedia 76
    • Using the Music mode Learn how to play MP3 files, control playback, and taking a photo during playback. Playing music files 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. Press To 1 Access the Music mode and play a file. (p. 75) [Zoom] up or down Adjust volume. AAA.mp3 [O] Change the mode. [MENU] Change the Music mode settings. [D] Open the playlist. [M] Lock or unlock the buttons (press and hold). [F] Skip backward. [t] Skip forward. File List Unlock [o] Pause or resume playback. Icon Description [f] Change the equaliser type. U Music mode Equaliser type Button locked About VBR Muted Variable Bit Rate (VBR) is an encoding method that keeps Bit rate music at a stable quality level by adjusting the compression rate Play mode according to the complexity of the encoded audio. Remaining battery capacity Play time Volume Multimedia 77
    • Using the Music mode Taking photos while listening to music Starting a slide show while listening to music (Available when using a memory card) 1 Press [MENU] during playback. 1 Press [Shutter] during playback. 2 Select Interval. 2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] 3 Select an interval between photos. to focus. 4 Select Slide Show. 3 Press [Shutter] to take a photo. Select [D] to switch to the player screen. 5 Select a play mode option. Option Description You cannot set shooting options while listening to music. Photos will be taken with the following settings. Play Play a slide show and return to the player screen. - Resolution: 3M Repeat Loop a slide show. - Quality: Fine - Flash: Auto - Focus: Auto Macro Your MP3 player will not function normally when taking photos. 6 To return to the player screen, press [o]. Multimedia 78
    • Using the Videos mode Learn how to play videos and control playback. 1 Access the Videos mode and play a file. (p. 75) 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. Press To BBB.sdc [Zoom] up or down Adjust volume. [O] Change the mode. [m] Change the Videos mode settings. [D] Open the playlist. [M] Lock the screen (press and hold). File List Unlock Skip backward. [F] Scan backward (while playing)*. Icon Description Skip forward. V Videos mode [t] Scan forward (while playing)*. Button locked [o] Stop or resume playback. Muted * You can scan a file quickly to the point that you want to play. (p. 81) Scanning speed Remaining battery capacity All buttons except for [POWER] will not work in the first and last 2 seconds of the playback. Play time Convert subtitle files (.smi) using Samsung Converter to display Volume subtitles. (p. 26) Some videos may be paused during playback and resumed automatically. It is not a malfunction. During playback, the playback controls disappears automatically after a specified time. To show the controls again, press any button. Multimedia 79
    • Using the Text Viewer mode Learn how to view text files. 1 Access the Text Viewer mode and view a file. (p.75) 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. Press To Samsung.txt Adjust volume (if the background music [Zoom] up or down This user manual includes detailed turns on). usage instructions for your camera. [O] Change the mode. Please read this manual thoroughly. [m] Change the Text Viewer mode settings. Go to the previous page. [D] File List Volume Skip 10 pages (press and hold). Go to the next page . [M] Icon Description Skip 10 pages (press and hold). Textviewer mode [F] Open the file list. / (This icon indicates the encoding type*.) 1/2 Current page/Number of pages If text is displayed incorrectly, save it as an ANSI file using a text Volume editor on your computer (such as Notepad for Windows). Some characters or symbols may not be displayed correctly. Remaining battery capacity 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 may not open. Divide large files into multiple, smaller files for faster ANSI (American National Standards Institute) type: you access. have to set the language to match that of the text file. (p. 82) Unicode type: you do not have to set the language to match that of text file. Multimedia 80
    • Multimedia mode settings menu Learn how to change the settings for each multimedia mode. 1 Press [MENU] while an MP3 or video file is being played * Default or a text file is being viewed. Available Menu Description mode 2 Select a menu. Select a skin for the player screen. 3 Select an option. Skin 1*, Skin 2: Display a default image stored in the internal * Default Background U memory. Available Menu Description User 1, User 2: Display an mode image saved as an MP3 player Set to start the last music file played or skin in the edit menu. (p. 68) Resume UVT resume a video or text file. (Off, On*) Start a slide show while listening to Slide Show U an MP3. (p. 78) Set to repeat playback or play files randomly. Set the length of time to skip photos Normal*: Play all files in the current Interval U in a slide show. (2 sec*, 3 sec, folder once. 5 sec) Repeat One: Repeat the current Set the length of time to skip when Play Mode U scanning backward or forward. file. Seeking V Repeat: Repeat all files in the (Normal, 30 sec*, 1 min, 3 min, current folder. 5 min, 10 min) Shuffle: Play files in the current folder in random order. Multimedia 81
    • Multimedia mode settings menu * Default * Default Available Available Menu Description Menu Description mode mode Show or hide the playback controls. Set a delay before scrolling to the next Auto Scroll T 5 sec*: Hide the playback line of text. (Off*, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) controls after no operations for 5 Play background music while viewing seconds. To show the controls text files. again, press any button. Back Music T Off*: Do not play music. Player Display V Off: Hide the playback control. On: Play the last MP3 file played. On: Show the playback controls Select a language to match that of at all times. Language T the text file. The subtitles will be displayed Delete all files of a selected Multimedia regardless of the setting. Delete All UVT mode. (Yes, No) Mute sound during playback. Mute UV (Off*, On) Multimedia 82
    • Appendixes Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and maintenance tips. Camera settings menu …………………………………… 84 Accessing the settings menu ……………………………… 84 Sound ……………………………………………………… 85 Display ……………………………………………………… 85 Settings ……………………………………………………… 86 Error messages …………………………………………… 88 Camera maintenance …………………………………… 89 Cleaning your camera ……………………………………… 89 About memory cards ……………………………………… 90 About the battery …………………………………………… 91 Before contacting a service centre …………………… 93 Camera specifications …………………………………… 95 Index ………………………………………………………… 100
    • Camera settings menu Learn about various options to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu 3 Select an option and save your settings. 1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Volume Start Sound Off Low 2 Select a menu. Shutter Sound Beep Sound Medium High AF Sound Volume Functions Self-Portrait : On Start Sound Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound Back Set Display AF Sound Settings Self-Portrait 4 Press [m] to return to the previous screen. Exit Change Menu Description Sound: Set various camera sounds and volume. (p. 85) Display: Customise the display settings, such as language and brightness. (p. 85) Settings: Change the settings for the camera system, such as memory format, default file name, and USB mode. (p. 86) Appendixes 84
    • 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) Function Display a brief description of an option or menu. Select a sound to be emitted when turning on your Description (Off, On*) Start Sound camera. (Off*, 1, 2, 3) Set a start image to display when the camera turns Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the on. Shutter Sound shutter button. (Off, 1*, 2, 3) Off*: Display no start image. Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the Logo: Display a default image stored in the internal Beep Sound buttons or switching modes. (Off, 1*, 2, 3) memory. Set a sound to be emitted when half-pressing the Start Image User Image: Display the image you want. (p. 68) AF Sound shutter button. (Off, On*) Only one start image will be saved in the internal Set a sound to be emitted when the camera memory. Self-Portrait If you select a new photo as a start image or reset detects your face. (Off, On*) your camera, the current image will be deleted. A wide image or image in 3:2 ratio cannot be set as a start image. Adjust the brightness of the screen. (Auto*, Dark, Display Normal, Bright) Brightness 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, 0.5 sec*, 1 sec, 3 sec) If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the camera automatically switches to Power save mode Power Save (press any button to deactivate the Power save mode). (Off*, On) Appendixes 85
    • Camera settings menu Settings * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Format the internal memory and the memory card Specify how to name files. (all files-including the protected files-will be deleted). Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when (Yes, No) inserting a new memory card, formatting a memory Format If you use a memory card used with cameras from different card, or deleting all files. manufacturers or a memory card reader, or one formatted Series*: Set the file number to follow the previous on a computer, your camera may read the card incorrectly. file number when inserting a new memory card, Format the card before using it. formatting a memory card, or deleting all files. Reset menus and shooting options (date and time, The default name of the first folder is 100SSCAM Reset language, and video output settings will not be reset). and the default name of the first file is SDC10001. File No. (Yes, No) The file number increases one by one from SDC10001 to SDC19999. Set the date and time and select a date format. Date & Time The folder number increases one by one from (dd/mm/yyyy, mm/dd/yyyy, yyyy/mm/dd, Off*) 100SSCAM to 999SSCAM. Time Zone Select a region and set the daylight-saving time (DST). The maximum number of files that can be stored in one folder is 9999. 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. Appendixes 86
    • Camera settings menu * Default * Default Item Description Item Description Set whether to display the date and time on your Set the video signal output according to your photos when printing. (Off*, Date, Date & Time) region. The date and time will be displayed on the NTSC*: USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Imprint bottom-right corner of the photo in yellow. Mexico. The date and time may not be printed on some Video Out PAL (supports only BDGHI): Australia, Austria, printer models. Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, If you select Text in the s mode, the date England, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, and time will not be displayed. Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Set the camera to automatically turn off when you Thailand, Norway. are not using it. (Off, 1 min, 3 min*, 5 min, Set an assistant light to help you focus in dark 10 min) AF Lamp places. (Off, On*) Your settings will not change after replacing the Auto Power Off battery. Set the function to use via a USB connection with a The camera will not automatically turn off when: computer or printer. - it is connected to a computer or printer Auto*: Set your camera to select a USB mode - you are playing a slide show or videos automatically. - you are recording a voice memo USB Computer: Connect your camera to a computer for transferring files. Printer: Connect your camera to a printer for printing files. Appendixes 87
    • Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error message Suggested remedies Turn off your camera and then turn it on again. Card Error Remove your memory card and insert it again. Format your memory card. (p. 86) Unlock the memory card. Card Locked File names do not match the DCF standard. DCF Full Error Transfer the files on the memory card to your computer and format the card. (p. 86) Delete the damaged file or contact a service File Error centre. Low Battery Insert a charged battery or recharge the battery. Low Light Turn on the flash. (p. 45) Delete unnecessary files or insert a new memory Memory Full card. Take photos or insert a memory card that has No Image File some photos. Appendixes 88
    • 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 solutions can damage the camera or cause it to malfunction. Do not press on the lens cover or use a blower brush on the lens cover. Appendixes 89
    • Camera maintenance About memory cards Memory card capacity The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes Memory cards you can use or shooting conditions. These capacities are based on a 1 GB SD card: You can use SD (Secure Digital), SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity), or MMC (Multimedia Card) memory cards. Super Size Fine Normal 30 FPS 20 FPS 15 FPS fine Terminal 194 376 546 - - - 221 426 611 - - - P Write-protect switch h 264 510 744 - - - o t o 343 637 870 - - - Label (front) s 532 895 1,211 - - - 1,716 2,059 2,376 - - - You can prevent files from being deleted by using a write-protect Approx. * - - - - - switch on the SD or SDHC card. Slide the switch down to lock or V 30' 9quot; slide it up to unlock. Unlock the card when shooting. i Approx. Approx. d - - - - e 35' 54quot; 69' 52quot; o Approx. Approx. s - - - - 47' 24quot; 92' 12quot; * The recordable time may vary if you use the zoom. Appendixes 90
    • Camera maintenance About the battery Battery life Use only Samsung-approved batteries. Average time / Test conditions Number of photos (when the battery is fully charged) Battery specifications This is measured under the following conditions: in the a mode, 9M Mode SLB-0937 resolution, Fine quality. Type Lithium-ion battery 1. Set the flash option to Fill in, take Cell capacity 900 mAh a single shot, and zoom in or out. Voltage 3.7 V Approx. 140 min/ 2. Set the flash option to Off, take a Photos Approx. 280 photos single shot, and zoom in or out. Charging time Approx. 180 min 3. Perform steps 1 and 2 for 30 (when the camera is switched off) seconds and repeat for 5 minutes. Then turn off the camera for 1 minute. 4. Repeat steps 1 to 3. Record videos at 800 x 592 Videos Approx. 130 min resolution and 20 fps. MP3 Approx. 330 min Play files with the screen turned off. PMP Approx. 250 min Play files with normal playback. Text View files with background music and Approx. 210 min viewer auto scroll. The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards and may differ depending on actual usage. Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time. Appendixes 91
    • Camera maintenance Notes about charging the battery If the indicator light is off, make sure that the battery is inserted correctly. Turn off your camera when charging. Turn on your camera after charging the battery for more than 10 minutes. Using the flash or recording videos depletes the battery quickly. Charge the battery until the indicator light turns green. If the indicator light blinks in red or does not illuminate, reconnect the cable, or remove the battery and insert it again. If you charge the battery when it is warm, the indicator light may turn orange. Charging will start when the battery cools down. Notes about charging with a computer connected Use only the provided USB cable. The battery may not be charged when: - you use a USB hub - other USB devices are connected to your computer - you connect the cable to the port on the front side of your computer - the USB port of your computer does not support the power output standard (5 V, 500 mA) Appendixes 92
    • Before contacting a service centre If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures 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 the battery is inserted. There is no space on the memory card. Cannot turn on the Make sure that the battery is inserted Delete unnecessary files or insert a new camera correctly. card. Charge the battery. Format the memory card. (p. 86) Charge the battery. The memory card is defective. Get a new memory card. Your camera may be in Power save The power turns off mode. (p. 85) Cannot take photos The memory card is locked. Unlock the suddenly card. (p. 88) The camera may turn off to prevent the memory card from being damaged due Make sure that the camera is switched to an impact. Turn on your camera again. on. Charge the battery. The battery may lose power more quickly in low temperatures (below 0° C). Keep Make sure that the battery is inserted the battery warm by putting it into your correctly. pocket. The camera freezes Remove the battery and insert it again. The camera is losing Using the flash or recording videos The flash option may be set to Off. battery power quickly depletes the battery quickly. Recharge (p. 45) if needed. The flash does not work You cannot use the flash in the d, v, Batteries are consumable parts that must or some s modes. be replaced over time. Get a new battery The flash fires The flash may fire due to static electricity. if the battery life is diminishing quickly. unexpectedly This is not a malfunction of the camera. Appendixes 93
    • Before contacting a service centre Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies The date and time are Set the date and time in the display settings Your photo is overexposed. Adjust the incorrect menu. The photo is too bright exposure value. (p. 53) The display or buttons Turn off the flash. (p. 45) Remove the battery and insert it again. do not work Make sure that the camera is correctly The memory card has The memory card has not been reset. connected to the external monitor with The TV does not an error Format the card. (p. 86) the A/V cable. display your photos If you change the name of a file, your Make sure that your memory card camera may not play the file (the name of contains photos. Cannot play back files the file should meet the DCF standard). If Make sure that the USB cable is you encounter this situation, play back files connected correctly. on your computer. Your computer does Make sure that your camera is switched not recognise your Make sure that the focus option you set on. camera is suitable for close-up shots. (p. 47) Make sure that you are using a Make sure that the subject is within supported operating system. The photo is blurry range of the flash. (p. 95) Your computer The file transmission may be interrupted by Make sure that the lens is clean. If not, disconnects the camera static electricity. Disconnect the USB cable clean the lens. (p. 89) while transferring files and connect it again. An incorrect white balance can create The colours in the unrealistic colour. Select the proper white photo do not match the balance option to suit the light source. actual scene (p. 54) Appendixes 94
    • Camera specifications Image sensor Shutter speed Type 1/2.5quot; (Approx. 1.02 cm) CCD 1 - 1/2,000 sec. Effective pixels Approx. 9.0 mega-pixels AEB, Continuous: 1/4 - 1/2,000 sec. Night: 16 - 1/2,000 sec. Total pixels Approx. 9.2 mega-pixels Exposure Lens Control Program AE Samsung lens 3X Inner Zoom f = 6.3 - 18.9 mm Focal length Metering Multi, Spot, Center-weighted (35 mm film equivalent: 38 - 114 mm) F-stop range F3.5 (W) - F4.5 (T) Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps) Still image mode: 1.0X - 5.0X ISO equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Digital zoom Play mode: 1.0X - 10.8X (depending on image size) Flash Display Mode Off, Auto, Red-eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Red-eye Fix Type TFT LCD Wide: 0.3 m - 3.8 m (ISO Auto) Range Feature 2.7quot; (6.86 cm), 230,000 dots Tele: 0.5 m - 3.0 m (ISO Auto) Focusing Recharging time Approx. 5 sec. TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF, Face Recognition Shake reduction Type AF, Face Detection AF) Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS) Wide (W) Tele (T) Effect Normal 80 cm - infinity Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Range Macro 5 cm - 80 cm 50 cm - 80 cm Shooting mode Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB Auto Macro 5 cm - infinity 50 cm - infinity Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation Super Macro 1 cm - 5 cm - Appendixes 95
    • Camera specifications White Balance Playback Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Single image, Thumbnails, Multi slide show, Movie Type Custom Set clip, Smart Album Shooting Edit Resize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector, Image Adjust Modes: Smart Auto (Portrait, Night Portrait, Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Backlight Portrait, Backlight, Landscape, White, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB Effect Motion, Tripod, Night, Macro, Macro Text), Auto, Image Adjust: ACB, Red-eye Fix, Brightness, Program, DIS, Movie, Scene (Night, Portrait, Contrast, Saturation, Face Retouch, Add Noise Photos Children, Landscape, Text, Close Up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach & Snow, Frame Voice recording Guide, Beauty Shot) Voice Recording (Max. 10 hours) Drive: Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB Voice Memo in a photo (Max. 10 sec.) Timer: 2 sec,10 sec, Double, Motion Timer Storage Format: MPEG-4 with audio (Max recording time: Internal memory: Approx. 196 MB 2 hours) External memory (Optional) Size: 800 x 592 (20 FPS), 640 x 480 (15 FPS, - SD card (up to 4 GB guaranteed) 30 FPS), 320 x 240 (15 FPS, 30 FPS) Media - SDHC card (up to 8 GB guaranteed) 3X Optical zoom with sound recording - MMC Plus (up to 2 GB guaranteed) Videos Frame rate: 15 FPS, 20 FPS, 30 FPS Internal memory capacity may not match these Photo Style Selector, White Balance, Video specifications. stabilisation Photo: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, Video editing (embedded): Pause during recording, PictBridge 1.0 Still image capture, Time trimming File format Video: AVI (MPEG-4) Audio: WAV Appendixes 96
    • Camera specifications For 1GB SD File: Text file (TXT extension name, smaller than 10 MB or up to 99,999 pages) Super fine Fine Normal File format: Window ANSI (Windows 98 or later), 3456 x 2592 194 376 546 Text Viewer Unicode/Unicode (Big-Endian)/UTF-8 (Windows 3456 x 2304 221 426 611 2000/XP) Mac ANSI, Unicode (UTF-16) 3456 x 1944 264 510 744 Function: Auto scroll (1 - 5), Image size 2592 x 1944 343 637 870 Skipping by 1 - 10 pages 2048 x 1536 532 895 1,211 Interface 1024 x 768 1,716 2,059 2,376 Digital output USB 2.0 These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard connector conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions Audio output Mono and camera settings. Video output NTSC, PAL (selectable) Multimedia DC power input Frequency: 20 Hz - 20 KHz 20 pins connector Earphone port: 20 pin port (Stereo type) Power source Output maximum volume: Left 40 mW + Right 40 mW (16 ) Rechargeable MP3 Lithium-ion battery (SLB-0937, 900 mAh) Noise ratio: 88 dB with 20 KHz LPF battery File format: MP3 (MPEG-1/2/2.5 Layer 3) AC adapter Power adapter (SAC-47), USB cable (CB20U05) Bit rate: 48 - 320 Kbps (Including VBR) The power source may differ depending on your region. Sound effect: SRS Dimensions (W x H x D) Movie: Xvid MPEG-4 (Using Samsung Converter) Audio: MPEG Layer 2 (Using Samsung Converter) 92.8 x 59.7 x 19.4 mm PMP Play mode: Seeking in play (Max. 32X), Skipping in Weight play, Auto skipping after one file played, Remember 120.7 g (without battery and memory card) last played frame Appendixes 97
    • Camera specifications Operating temperature 0 - 40˚ C Operating humidity 5 - 85 % Software Samsung Converter, Samsung Master, Adobe Reader Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Appendixes 98
    • 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 Eco-mark It is Samsung’s own symbol mark is used to effectively communicate Samsung’s environmental friendly product activities to the consumers. The mark represents Samsung’s continuous effort on development of environmental conscious products. Appendixes 99
    • Index A B D F ACB 53, 70 Battery Date and time 86 Face detection Charging 92 Blink Detection 51 Adjusting Deleting files 63 Life 91 Normal 49 Brightness 70 in Multimedia mode 76 Specifications 91 Self-portrait 50 Contrast Digital Image Stabilisation 37 Smart Face Recognition 51 in Playback mode 70 Beauty Shot mode 34 in Shooting mode 58 Digital zoom 20 Smile Shot 50 Saturation Blink detection 51 Disconnecting the device 24 Facial brightness 34 In Playback mode 70 Burst in Shooting mode 58 DIS mode 37 Facial imperfections 34 Auto Exposure Bracket Sharpness 58 (AEB) 56 Display brightness 85 Flash Adobe Reader 22 Continous 56 Auto 46 Motion capture 56 Display type 18 AF Lamp 87 Fill in 46 DPOF 71 Off 45 AF Sound 85 Red-eye 46 C Aperture 36 Red-eye Fix 46 Camera shake 30 E Slow Sync 46 Auto Contrast Balance Capturing an image 66 Editing 68 (ACB) 53, 70 Focus area Cleaning Enlarging 64 Center AF 48 Auto mode 19 Body 89 Error messages 88 Multi AF 48 Display 89 Exposure 53 Lens 89 Appendixes 100
    • Index Focus distance L Movie mode 38 Printing photos 73 Auto Macro 47 Light source MP3 skin 81 Print order 71 Macro 47 (White balance) 54 Normal (AF) 47 Multimedia mode 81 Program mode 37 Super macro 47 Long time shutter 36 Music mode 77 Protecting files 62 Text Viewer mode 80 Frame guide 35 Videos mode 79 M Frame rate 38 Q Music mode 77 Macro 47 Function button 13 Quick View 85 Muting Maintenance 89 Function description 85 Camera 15 Memory card Video 38 R Capacity 90 H MMC 90 Recording Half-pressing 6 SD 90 N Video 38 Voice memo 40 SDHC 90 Navigation button 13 Recycle bin 63 I MENU button 13 P Red-eye 45 Icons 14 Metering Centre-weighted 54 Photo Help Guide mode 21 Reset 86 Imprint 87 Multi 54 Photo quality 42 Resizing 68 ISO speed 46 Spot 54 Photo styles 57 Resolution Mode button 13 Photo 42 Playback button 13, 15 Motion timer 44 Video 42 Playback mode 60 Appendixes 101
    • Index RGB tone Shooting mode Transferring files W in Playback mode 69 Auto 19 for Mac 29 White Balance 54 in Shooting mode 57 DIS 37 for Windows 22 Movie 38 Rotating 68 Photo Help Guide 21 Z V Program 37 Zoom button 13 S Scene 34 Video Smart Auto 33 Playing 66 Zooming 20 Samsung Converter Recording 38 Installing 22 Shutter speed 36 Using 26 Video Out 87 Slide show 65 Samsung Master Videos mode 79 Smart Album 61 Installing 22 Viewing files Using 27 Smart Auto mode 33 as thumbnails 62 Scene mode 34 Smart Face Recognition 51 by category 61 Smile shot 50 on TV 72 Self-portrait 50 Slide show 65 Service centre 93 Start image 85 Voice memo Settings Playing 67 Accessing 84 T Recording 40 Camera 86 Text Viewer mode 80 Volume 85 Display 85 Sound 85 Timer 43 Appendixes 102
    • Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or The CE Mark is a Directive conformity visit our website http://www.samsungcamera.com/ for after- mark of the European Community (EC) sales service or inquiries.