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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 SL820 Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing 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 Exercise caution when using the camera in humid environments Using incompatible accessories may damage your camera, cause injury, or void your warranty. When transferring the camera from a cold environment to a warm and humid one, condensation can form on the delicate electronic Protect your camera’s lens circuitry and memory card. In this situation, wait for at least 1 hour until all moisture has evaporated before using the camera. Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight, as this may discolor the image sensor or cause it to malfunction. Check that the camera is operating properly before use Protect your lens from fingerprints and scratches. Clean your lens with a soft, clean, debris-free lens cloth. 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. Ensure maximum battery and charger life Overcharging batteries may shorten battery life. After charging is finished, disconnect the cable from your camera. Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be recharged before use. Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use. Use batteries only for their intended purpose. 3
  • Organization of the user manual Basic functions 10 ©2009 Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic Camera specifications or contents of this manual may be functions for shooting. changed without prior notice due to upgrade of camera functions. Extended functions 25 Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Copyright information Shooting options 34 Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode. registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. HDMI, the HDMI logo and the term quot;High Definition Playback/Editing 51 Multimedia Interfacequot; are trademarks or registered Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice trademarks of HDMI Licencing LLC. memos and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to QuickTime® and QuickTime® logo are trademarks or connect your camera to your computer, photo printer, registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., used TV, or HDTV. under licence. Appendixes 72 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 Auto a Additional information Program p Safety warnings and precautions DUAL IS d Camera buttons; for example: [Shutter] (represents the [ ] Photo Help Guide h shutter button) Beauty Shot b ( ) Page number of related information Scene s The order of options or menus you must select to perform a step; for example: Select Functions White Movie v Balance (represents select Functions, and then White Smart Auto S 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 AEB Auto Exposure Bracket Available in the AF Auto Focus Program, DUAL IS, DIS Digital Image Stabilization and Movie modes DPOF Digital Print Order Format EV Exposure Value OIS Optical Image Stabilization 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. Normal exposure Overexposure (too bright) Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter] Subject, background, and composition Subject: the main object of a scene, such as a person, animal, or still life Background: the objects around the subject Composition: the combination of a subject and background Subject Composition Background 6
  • Quick reference Taking photos of people Adjusting the exposure (brightness) Viewing files by category in Smart Album 53 s mode > Portrait, Children 27 ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) 39 Deleting all files on the b mode 29 EV (to adjust exposure) 45 memory card 54 Red-eye, Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye) ACB (to compensate for subjects against bright Viewing files as a slide show 38 backgrounds) 45 56 Face Detection 42 Metering 46 Viewing files on a TV or HDTV AEB (to take three photos of the same scene with 63 Taking photos at night or in the dark different exposures) 48 Connecting your camera to a computer 65 Adjusting sound and volume s mode > Night, Dawn, Firework 27 Applying a different effect 74 Flash options 38 Adjusting the brightness of ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) 39 the display 74 Photo styles (to apply tones) 49 Image adjustment (to adjust saturation, sharpness, or Changing the display contrast) 50 language 74 Taking action photos Setting the date and time 75 Continuous, Motion Capture 48 Reducing camera shake Formatting the memory card 75 Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) 21 Troubleshooting 83 Taking photos of text, insects, or d mode 30 flowers s mode > Close Up, Text 27 Macro, Auto Macro (to take close-up photos) 40 White balance (to change the color tone) 46 7
  • Contents Basic functions ...................................................................... 10 Shooting options ................................................................... 34 Unpacking ......................................................................... 11 Selecting a resolution and quality ...................................... 35 Camera layout ................................................................... 12 Selecting a resolution ........................................................... 35 Icons ................................................................................. 14 Selecting image quality ........................................................ 35 Turning your camera on or off ........................................... 15 Using the timer .................................................................. 36 Selecting options ............................................................... 16 Shooting in the dark .......................................................... 38 Setting the display and sound ........................................... 18 Preventing red-eye .............................................................. 38 Changing the display type .................................................... 18 Using the flash .................................................................... 38 Setting the sound ................................................................ 18 Adjusting the ISO speed ...................................................... 39 Taking photos .................................................................... 19 Changing the camera’s focus ............................................ 40 Zooming ............................................................................. 20 Using macro ....................................................................... 40 Reducing camera shake (OIS) .............................................. 21 Using auto focus ................................................................. 40 Using the Photo Help Guide mode .................................... 22 Adjusting the focus area ....................................................... 41 Tips for getting a clearer photo .......................................... 23 Using face detection ......................................................... 42 Detecting faces ................................................................... 42 Extended functions .............................................................. 25 Taking a self-portrait shot ...................................................... 43 Shooting modes ................................................................ 26 Taking a smile shot .............................................................. 43 Using the Smart Auto mode ................................................. 26 Detecting eye blinking .......................................................... 44 Using the Scene mode ........................................................ 27 Adjusting brightness and color .......................................... 45 Using the frame guide .......................................................... 27 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) .................................... 45 Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode .............................. 28 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) .................................... 45 Using the Beauty Shot mode ................................................ 29 Changing the metering option ............................................... 46 Using the DUAL IS mode ..................................................... 30 Selecting a light source (White balance) ................................. 46 Using the Program mode ..................................................... 30 Using burst modes ............................................................ 48 Recording a video ............................................................... 31 Improving your photos ...................................................... 49 Recording voice memos ................................................... 33 Applying photo styles ........................................................... 49 Recording a voice memo ..................................................... 33 Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 49 Adding a voice memo to a photo .......................................... 33 Adjusting your photos .......................................................... 50 8
  • Contents Playback/Editing ................................................................... 51 Appendixes ............................................................................ 72 Playing back ...................................................................... 52 Camera settings menu ...................................................... 73 Starting Playback mode ....................................................... 52 Accessing the settings menu ................................................ 73 Viewing photos ................................................................... 56 Sound ................................................................................ 74 Playing a video .................................................................... 57 Display ............................................................................... 74 Playing voice memos ........................................................... 58 Settings .............................................................................. 75 Editing a photo .................................................................. 59 Error messages ................................................................. 78 Resizing photos .................................................................. 59 Camera maintenance ........................................................ 79 Rotating a photo .................................................................. 59 Cleaning your camera .......................................................... 79 Applying photo styles ........................................................... 60 About memory cards ........................................................... 80 Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 60 About the battery ................................................................. 81 Correcting exposure problems ............................................. 61 Before contacting a service center .................................... 83 Creating a print order (DPOF) ................................................ 62 Camera specifications ....................................................... 86 Viewing files on a TV or HDTV ........................................... 63 FCC notice ........................................................................ 90 Transferring files to your computer .................................... 65 Index ................................................................................. 91 For Windows users ............................................................. 65 For Mac users ..................................................................... 70 Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) ............... 71 9
  • Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting. Unpacking ………………………………………………… 11 Camera layout …………………………………………… 12 Icons ………………………………………………………… 14 Turning your camera on or off ………………………… 15 Selecting options ………………………………………… 16 Setting the display and sound ………………………… 18 Changing the display type ………………………………… 18 Setting the sound …………………………………………… 18 Taking photos ……………………………………………… 19 Zooming …………………………………………………… 20 Reducing camera shake (OIS) ……………………………… 21 Using the Photo Help Guide mode …………………… 22 Tips for getting a clearer photo ………………………… 23
  • Unpacking Check your product box for the following items. Optional accessories Camera AC adapter/USB cable (AD44-00143A)/(AD39-00162A) Camera case Memory cards Sold as a set Rechargeable battery Strap Software CD-ROM (4302-001221) (Silver: AD63-02596A/ (User manual Black: AD63-02604A) included) (AD46-00243B) HDMI cradle manual Remote control (AD68-03751A) (AD59-00164A) A/V cable Quick Start Manual Cradle HDMI cable (AD39-00163A) (AD68-03680B) (for charging the battery (for viewing high-resolution and connecting your images or playing videos) The illustrations may differ from your actual items. camera to an HDTV or PC) (AD39-00160A) (AD61-04147A) Basic functions 11
  • Camera layout Before you start, familiarise yourself with your camera's parts and their functions. POWER button Shutter button Speaker Flash Microphone Remote control sensor AF-assist light/timer lamp Lens USB and A/V port Tripod mount Battery chamber cover Insert a memory card and battery Basic functions 12
  • Camera layout Zoom button Zoom in or out in Shooting mode. Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails in Playback mode. Adjust volume in Playback mode. Display 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 Mode dial Icon Mode Description Take a photo quickly and easily with Button Description a Auto minimal settings m Access options or menus. p Program Take a photo by setting options In Shooting mode While setting Take a photo with options suitable for d DUAL IS reducing camera shake D Change the display option Move up Photo Help Navigation M Change the macro option Move down h Get shooting tips and practice shooting Guide F Change the flash option Move left Take a photo of a person with options to t Change the timer option Move right b Beauty Shot hide facial imperfections Confirm the highlighted option or menu. Take a photo with options preset for a o s Scene specific scene Playback Enter Playback mode. v Movie Record a video Access options in Shooting mode. Take a photo by letting the camera select Function Delete files in Playback mode. S Smart Auto a scene mode as it detects 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 Available number of photos Auto focus Photo style Available recording time Face detection Internal memory Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) C Memory card inserted Face tone : Fully charged Face retouch : Partially charged Image adjustment : Charging needed (contrast, sharpness, saturation) Aperture and shutter speed Voice muted Voice memo C. Icons on the left Auto focus frame Icon Description Exposure value Camera shake White balance Current date and time ISO speed 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. Selecting a white balance option in the P mode 2 Use the navigation buttons to scroll to an option or 1 Rotate the mode dial to p. menu. To move left or right, press [F] or [t]. To move up or down, press [D] or [M]. EV 2 Press [m]. EV Functions White Balance ISO Sound Back Move Face Detection Display Photo Size 3 Press [o] to confirm the highlighted option or menu. Settings Quality ACB Exit Change 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 3 Press [D] or [M] to scroll to Functions and then press [t] or [o]. 4 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 5 Press [F] or [t] to scroll to a white balance option. Daylight Back Move 6 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 file, 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 Rotate the mode dial to a. 3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. A green frame means the subject in focus. 2 Align your subject in the frame. 4 Press [Shutter] to take a photo. See page 23 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 5X 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 25 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, b, 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 The zoom ratio available for videos differs. Basic functions 20
  • Taking photos Reducing camera shake (OIS) OIS may not function properly when: Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. - you move your camera to follow a moving subject - you use digital zoom - there is too much camera shake - the shutter speed is slow (e.g., when you select Night in the s mode) - the battery is low - you take a close-up shot If you use the OIS function with a tripod, your images may be blurred Before correction After correction by the vibration of the OIS sensor. Deactivate the OIS function when you use a tripod. If the camera is impacted, the display will be blurry. In this case, turn 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. off the camera and turn it on again to use the OIS function correctly. 2 Select Functions OIS an option. Option Description Off: Deactivate the OIS function. On: Activate the OIS function. Basic functions 21
  • Using the Photo Help Guide mode This mode provides various shooting tips. Learn how to get better photos and videos. 1 Rotate the mode dial to h. 4 View a topic. Press [D] or [M] to display the previous or next screen. Photo Help Guide Press the Fn button. Move to ISO using the up and down buttons. 2 Select a menu from the list. Photo Help Guide Photo Help Guide Back Practice Features to use when the image is out of focus Features to reduce camera shake 5 Press [o] to practice. Features to use in low light conditions Press [D] to return to the list. Features to use when adjusting brightness Features to use when adjusting colours Press [F] to go back to the previous menu. Change While practicing, you cannot set shooting options or menus. 3 Select a submenu. Basic functions 22
  • Tips for getting a clearer photo Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake Make sure nothing is Set the Optical Image Stabilization option to blocking the lens. reduce camera shake optically. (p. 21) Select the d mode to reduce camera shake both optically and digitally. (p. 30) Half-pressing the shutter button When is displayed When shooting in the dark, avoid setting the flash option to Slow Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the Sync or Off. The aperture remains focus. Focus and exposure will be open longer and it may be harder adjusted automatically. to hold the camera still. Use a tripod or set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 38) Set ISO speed options. (p. 39) 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 23
  • 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 color of clothing that is similar to the Turn on the flash. background) (p. 38) - 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 center of the frame When subjects are moving fast Use the continuous or motion capture function. (p. 48) 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 24
  • Extended functions Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Shooting modes …………………………………………… 26 Using the Smart Auto mode ……………………………… 26 Using the Scene mode ……………………………………… 27 Using the frame guide ……………………………………… 27 Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode ………………… 28 Using the Beauty Shot mode ……………………………… 29 Using the DUAL IS mode …………………………………… 30 Using the Program mode …………………………………… 30 Recording a video …………………………………………… 31 Recording voice memos ………………………………… 33 Recording a voice memo …………………………………… 33 Adding a voice memo to a photo ………………………… 33
  • 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 Rotate the mode dial to S. Appears when taking portraits. 2 Align your subject in the frame. Appears when taking close-up photos. The camera selects a scene automatically. An appropriate Appears when taking close-up photos of text. mode icon will appear at the top left of the screen. Appears when the camera and subject are stable for a while. Appears when taking photos of actively moving subjects. 3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. If the camera does not recognize a proper scene mode, will not Icon Description change and the default settings will be used. Even if there is a face detected, the camera may not select a portrait Appears when taking photos of landscapes. mode depending on the subject's position or lighting. Appears when taking photos of bright backgrounds. The camera may not select the correct scene depending on shooting environments, such as camera shake, lighting, and distance to the Appears when taking photos of landscapes at night. subject. This is available only when the flash is off. Even if you use a tripod, the mode may not be detected depending on the subject's movement. Extended functions 26
  • Shooting modes Using the Scene mode Using the frame guide Take a photo with options preset for a specific scene. When you want another person to take a photo of you, you can compose the scene with the frame guide feature. The frame 1 Rotate the mode dial to s. guide will help the other person take a photo of you by showing the part of the pre-composed scene. 2 Select a scene. 1 Rotate the mode dial to s. Night 2 Select Frame Guide. 3 Align your subject in the frame and press [Shutter]. Transparent guides will appear on the left and right of the frame. This mode is appropriate for shooting at night (use of tripod is recommended). To change the scene mode, press [MENU] and select Scene a scene. For the Frame Guide mode, see “Using the frame guide.” For the Night mode, see “Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode” on page 28. Cancel Frame: OK 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 4 Ask another person to take a photo. The person must align the subject in the frame by using the 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. guides, and then press [Shutter] to take the photo. 5 To cancel the guides, press [o]. Extended functions 27
  • 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 Rotate the mode dial to s. 8 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. 2 Select 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 28
  • Shooting modes Using the Beauty Shot mode 4 To hide facial imperfections, press [m]. Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections. 5 Select Functions Face Retouch an option. Select a higher setting to hide a greater number of 1 Rotate the mode dial to b. imperfections. 2 To make the subject's skin tone appear lighter (face only), press [m]. 3 Select Functions Face Tone an option. Level 1 Select a higher setting to make skin tone appear lighter. Level 2 Back Move 6 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. Back Move 7 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. The focus distance will be set to Auto Macro. Extended functions 29
  • Shooting modes Using the DUAL IS mode Using the Program mode Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Optical Set various options (except for shutter speed and aperture value) and Digital Image Stabilization functions. in the Program mode. 1 Rotate the mode dial to p. 2 Set options. (For a list of options, refer to “Shooting options.”) 3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] Before correction After correction to focus. 1 Rotate the mode dial to d. 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. 2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter] to focus. 3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo. The digital zoom will not work in this mode. The photo will be corrected optically only when taken with a light source that is brighter than fluorescent light. If your subject is moving rapidly, the photo may be blurry. Set the Optical Image Stabilization option to reduce camera shake in different shooting modes. (p. 21) Extended functions 30
  • Shooting modes Recording a video 4 Press [m]. Record videos of up to 20 minutes in length in high definition. The recorded video is saved as an H.264 (MPEG4.AVC) file. 5 Select Functions Voice a sound option. Option Description H.264 (MPEG4 part10/AVC) is a high-compression video format On: Record a video with sound. (While you are zooming, established by international standard organizations ISO/IEC and ITU-T. sound recording will be interrupted.) Some memory cards may not support high definition recording. In this case, set a lower resolution. (p. 35) Off: Record a video without sound. When the Optical Image Stabilization ( ) is activated, your video may be recorded with the OIS operation sound. The zoom sound may be recorded if you use the zoom while 6 Set other options as desired. recording a video. (For options, refer to “Shooting options.”) 7 Press [Shutter] to start recording. 1 Rotate the mode dial to v. 8 Press [Shutter] again to stop recording. 2 Press [m]. 3 Select Functions Frame Rate a frame rate (the number of frames per second). As the number of frames increases, action appears more natural, but the file size is increased. 60 FPS is available only when the video resolution is 320 x 240. Extended functions 31
  • Shooting modes To pause recording The camera allows you to pause temporarily while recording a video. With this function, you can record your favorite scenes as a single video. Press [o] to pause while recording. Press it again to resume. Stop Pause Extended functions 32
  • Recording voice memos apdbs 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 33
  • Shooting options Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 35 Adjusting brightness and color …………… 45 Selecting a resolution ………………………… 35 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ………… 45 Selecting image quality ………………………… 35 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ………… 45 Using the timer ……………………………… 36 Changing the metering option ………………… 46 Selecting a light source (White balance) ……… 46 Shooting in the dark ………………………… 38 Preventing red-eye …………………………… 38 Using burst modes ………………………… 48 Using the flash ………………………………… 38 Improving your photos ……………………… 49 Adjusting the ISO speed ……………………… 39 Applying photo styles ………………………… 49 Changing the camera’s focus ……………… 40 Defining your own RGB tone ………………… 49 Using macro …………………………………… 40 Adjusting your photos ………………………… 50 Using auto focus ……………………………… 40 Adjusting the focus area ……………………… 41 Using face detection ………………………… 42 Detecting faces ………………………………… 42 Taking a self-portrait shot ……………………… 43 Taking a smile shot …………………………… 43 Detecting eye blinking ………………………… 44
  • Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. Selecting a resolution apdbsvS 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 When taking a photo: 1280 X 720 HQ: Play back high-quality files on an HDTV. 1280 X 720: Play back on an HDTV. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 640 X 480: Play back on a general TV. 2 Select Functions Photo Size an option. 320 X 240: Post on a web page. Option Description 4000 X 3000: Print on A1 paper. 3984 X 2656: Print on A2 paper in wide ratio (3:2). 3968 X 2232: Print on A2 paper in panorama ratio (16:9) Selecting image quality apdbs or play back on an HDTV. Photos you take are compressed and saved in JPEG format. 3264 X 2448: Print on A3 paper. 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]. 1920 X 1080: Print on A5 paper or play back on an 2 Select Functions Quality an option. HDTV. Option Description 1024 X 768: Attach to email. Super Fine Fine Normal The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 35
  • Using the timer apdbsvS Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting. 1 In Shooting mode, press [t]. Option Description Remote: Take a photo in 2 seconds each time you press the shutter button on the remote control. Off The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. 2 Select an option. 3 Press [Shutter] to start the timer. Option Description The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will automatically take a photo at the specified time. Off: The timer is not active. 10 Sec: Take a photo in 10 seconds. Press [t] to cancel the timer. Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not 2 Sec: Take a photo in 2 seconds. available or some timer options are not available. Double: Take a photo in 10 seconds and take another in 2 seconds. Motion Timer: Detect your movement and then take a photo. (p. 37) Shooting options 36
  • 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 37
  • Shooting in the dark Learn how to take photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye apbs Using the flash apbsS 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 S mode. Shooting options 38
  • 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. 86) 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 Organization for Standardization (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. When you set the ISO speed to 3200, you can select only 3M or lower resolution. Shooting options 39
  • 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). The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 40
  • Changing the camera’s focus Adjusting the focus area apdbs 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 center (suitable when subjects are located in the center). Multi AF: Focus on one or more of 9 possible areas. The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. Shooting options 41
  • Using face detection apdbs 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. 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 grey focus frames. The closer you are to the subject, the quicker your camera will detect faces. Shooting options 42
  • Using face detection Taking a self-portrait shot Taking a smile shot Take photos of yourself. The focus distance will be set to The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a close-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. 74) Shooting options 43
  • Using face detection Detecting eye blinking If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically take 2 photos in succession. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions Face Detection Blink Detection. Hold your camera still while “Capturing” is displayed on the screen. When blink detection fails, “Picture taken with eyes closed.” message appears. Take another photo. Shooting options 44
  • Adjusting brightness and color Learn how to adjust the brightness and color for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually Compensating for backlighting (ACB) p (EV) p d v When the light source is behind your subject or there is high Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos contrast between your subject and the background, your subject may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto exposure to get a better photo. Contrast Balance (ACB) option. Darker (-) Neutral (0) Brighter (+) Without ACB With ACB 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 2 Select Functions EV. 2 Select Functions ACB an option. 3 Select a value to adjust the exposure. Option Description Once you adjust the exposure, the setting will remain the same. You Off: ACB is off. may need to change the exposure value later to avoid overexposure or underexposure. On: ACB is on. If you cannot decide on an appropriate exposure, select AEB (Auto Exposure Bracket). The camera takes photos with different exposures: normal, underexposed, and overexposed. (p. 48) The ACB feature is always on in the a mode. You cannot set burst options when this feature is on. Shooting options 45
  • Adjusting brightness and color Changing the metering option pdv Selecting a light source The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera (White balance) p d v measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your The color 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 color 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 center of the frame. If a subject is not in the center of the scene, your photo may be improperly exposed. Suitable for a subject with backlighting. Center–weighted: Your camera averages the meter reading of the entire (Cloudy) (Tungsten) frame with emphasis placed on the center. Suitable for photos with subjects in the center of the frame. Shooting options 46
  • Adjusting brightness and color 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 Auto WB: Use automatic settings depending on the Measure: 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 47
  • 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 Select Functions Drive an option. Single. 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 48
  • Improving your photos Learn how to improve your photos by applying photo styles or colors, 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 color (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 options are not available. 4 Adjust the amount of the selected color. (-: less or +: more) Shooting options 49
  • 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 color and brightness. + Increase the color and brightness. Sharpness option Description Sharpen the edges to improve the clarity - of your photos. This may also increase the noise on your photos. Soften the edges on your photos (suitable for + editing the photos on your computer). Shooting options 50
  • Playback/Editing Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to connect your camera to your computer, photo printer, TV, or HDTV. Playing back ……………………………………………… 52 Starting Playback mode …………………………………… 52 Viewing photos ……………………………………………… 56 Playing a video ……………………………………………… 57 Playing voice memos ……………………………………… 58 Editing a photo …………………………………………… 59 Resizing photos …………………………………………… 59 Rotating a photo …………………………………………… 59 Applying photo styles ……………………………………… 60 Defining your own RGB tone ……………………………… 60 Correcting exposure problems …………………………… 61 Creating a print order (DPOF) ……………………………… 62 Viewing files on a TV or HDTV ………………………… 63 Transferring files to your computer …………………… 65 For Windows users ………………………………………… 65 For Mac users ……………………………………………… 70 Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) …… 71
  • 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 Folder name – File name Playback/Editing 52
  • Playing back Viewing files by category in Smart Album 4 Press [F] or [t] to view files. View and manage files by categories, such as date, file type, or Press and hold [F] or [t] to select a date, file type, week. weekday, or color. 1 In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down. 5 Press [o] to return to the normal view. 2 Press [m]. 3 Select a category. Viewing files as thumbnails Scan thumbnails of files. Type In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down to display 9 Date or 20 thumbnails (push [Zoom] up to return to the Colour previous mode). Week Back Set Option Description Type View files by the file type. Date View files by the date they were saved. Colour View files by the dominant color of the image. Filter Week View files by the weekday they were saved. To Do this It may take some time for the camera to change the category and Scroll through files Press [D], [M], [F], or [t]. recognize files. Delete files Press [f] and select Yes. Playback/Editing 53
  • Playing back Protecting files Deleting files Protect your files from accidental deletion. Delete single files or all files at once. You cannot delete protected files. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. To delete a single file, 2 Select File Options Protect Select. 1 In Playback mode, select a file and press [f]. To protect all files, select All Lock. 3 Select the file you want to protect and press [o]. 2 Select Yes to delete the file. Press [o] again to cancel your selection. To delete multiple files, 1 In Playback mode, press [f]. 2 Select Multiple Delete. 3 Select files you want to delete and press [o]. Press [o] again to cancel your selection. Select Set 4 Press [f]. 4 Press [f]. 5 Select Yes. To delete all files, 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. 2 Select File Options Delete All Yes. Playback/Editing 54
  • Playing back Using the recycle bin Copying files to the memory card If you activate the recycle bin, files you delete will be sent to the You can copy files from the internal memory to a memory card. recycle bin instead of being deleted permanently. This applies to single files or selected files only–if you choose to delete all files, 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. those files will not be sent to the recycle bin. 2 Select File Options Copy to Card. To activate the recycle bin, 3 Select Yes to copy files. 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. 2 Select File Options Recycle Bin On. To restore files from the recycle bin, 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. 2 Select File Options Recycle Bin Retrieve. This function does not work for videos or voice memos. It may take longer to delete files when using the recycle bin function. 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 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 file. Playback/Editing 55
  • Playing back Viewing photos Starting a slide show Zoom in on part of a photo or view photos in a slide show. You can apply effects and audio to your slide show. Enlarging a photo 1 In Playback mode, press [m]. 2 Select Multi Slide Show. In Playback mode, push [Zoom] up to enlarge a photo (push [Zoom] down to reduce a 3 Select a slide show effect option. photo). Skip to step 5 to start a slide show with no effects. The enlarged area and zoom ratio are indicated on the top of the Option Description screen. The maximum zoom ratio may vary depending on the Set the photos you want to view as a slide show. resolution. 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 Trim Interval option. When used with effect options other than Off, the To Do this interval will be set to 1 sec. Move the enlarged area Press [D], [M], [F], or [t]. Music Select a background audio. Trim the enlarged photo Press [o] (it will be saved as a new file). Playback/Editing 56
  • Playing back 4 Set the slide show effect. 2 Use the following buttons to control playback. 5 Select Start Play. Press To To loop the slide show, select Repeat. [F] Scan backward. Press [o] to pause or resume the slide show. [o] Pause or resume playback. [t] Scan forward. [Zoom] up or down Adjust the volume level. Playing a video You can play a video, capture an image from a video, or crop a video. Trimming a video during playback 1 In Playback mode, select a video and press [o]. 1 Press [o] at the point where you want the new video to begin and push [Zoom] up. 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. Pause The original video should be at least 10 seconds long. The edited video will be saved as a new file. Playback/Editing 57
  • Playing back Capturing an image during playback Playing a voice memo added to a photo 1 Press [o] at the point where you want to save a still In Playback mode, select a photo that includes a voice image. memo and press [o]. Press [o] to pause or resume playback. 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. 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. Playback/Editing 58
  • 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. Resizing photos Rotating a photo 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 2 Select Edit Resize an option. 2 Select Edit Rotate an option. Right 90° Back Move Back Move Select to save the photo as a start image. (p. 74) Depending on the original photo size, the rotated photo may be resized to a Available options differ depending on the size of the selected photo. lower resolution. Playback/Editing 59
  • 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 color (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 color. (-: less or +: more) Soft Back Move Playback/Editing 60
  • 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 61
  • 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 62
  • Viewing files on a TV or HDTV 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 On some TVs, digital noise may occur or part of an image may not region. (p. 76) appear. Images may not appear centered on the TV screen depending on 2 Turn off your camera and TV. your TV settings. You can capture photos or videos while the camera is connected 3 Connect your camera to your TV using the A/V cable. to a TV. Video Audio Viewing files on an HDTV You can view high-quality and uncompressed photos or videos on an HDTV using the optional HDMI cradle. HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface) is supported by most HDTVs. For details, see the “HDMI cradle manual.” 1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. 4 Turn on your TV and select the video output mode using 2 Select Settings HDMI Size. the TV remote control. 3 Select an HDMI resolution. 5 Turn on your camera and press [P]. 4 Turn off your camera and HDTV. 6 View photos or play videos using the buttons on your camera. Playback/Editing 63
  • Viewing files on a TV or HDTV 5 Insert your camera into the cradle and plug the HDMI cable into the HDTV and the cradle. Disconnect the A/V cable if it is connected to the cradle. HDMI cable 6 Turn on your camera. The HDTV will be powered on automatically and the camera screen will be displayed. 7 View files using the buttons on your camera or a remote control of your camera or HDTV. If your HDTV supports the Anynet+(CEC) profile, turn the Anynet+ on in the settings menu (p. 76) to control all connected Samsung A/V devices with the TV remote control. For details, see the “HDMI cradle manual.” Playback/Editing 64
  • Transferring files to your computer For Windows users Requirements for QuickTime Player 7.5 Transfer files by connecting your camera to your PC. Intel Pentium 4, 3.2 GHz or higher/AMD Athlin 64FX, 2.6 GHz or higher Windows XP service pack2 or Vista Installing programs Minimum 512 MB RAM (1 GB and above recommended) 64 MB or greater video card (nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher/ Hardware and software requirements ATI X1600 series or higer recommended) Item Requirements Pentium III 500 MHz or better Using a self-assembled PC or a PC and OS that are not supported CPU (Pentium III 800 MHz or better recommended) may void your warranty. RAM 256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended) The programs may not work properly on 64-bit Edition of Windows XP and Vista. OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista Hard disk 250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) capacity USB port Programs contained on the CD CD-ROM drive Program Purpose Others 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit color display compatible Samsung Master Edit photos and videos. monitor (24-bit color display recommended) View videos (H.264 (MPEG4.AVC) files) Microsoft Direct X 9.0 or later QuickTime Player 7.5 on a PC. Adobe Reader View the user manual. Playback/Editing 65
  • Transferring files to your computer 1 Insert the installation CD in a compatible CD-ROM drive. Transferring files to your PC Once you connect the camera to your PC, the camera will be 2 When the setup screen is displayed, click Samsung recognized 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 Select programs to install and follow the onscreen instructions. 4 Click Exit to complete the installation and restart your computer. Playback/Editing 66
  • Transferring files to your computer 2 Turn on the camera. Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) The computer recognizes the camera automatically. The way to disconnect the USB cable for Windows 2000/Vista is similar. If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Select Computer. 1 If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until it stops. 3 On your PC, select My Computer Removable Disk 2 Click on the tool bar at the bottom right of your PC DCIM 100SSCAM. screen. 4 Select the files you want and drag or save them to your PC. 3 Click the pop-up message. 4 Remove the USB cable. Playback/Editing 67
  • Transferring files to your computer Using Samsung Master 2 Click Next and follow the onscreen instructions. You can download files or edit photos or videos stored on your PC. For details, see the Help menu. This program does not support editing of video files (H.264 (MPEG4. AVC)) on the camera. 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. No. Description Select a location for downloaded files. Click to download the selected files. Thumbnails of files; click an image to download. Playback/Editing 68
  • Transferring files to your computer 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. Playback/Editing 69
  • Transferring files to your computer For Mac users 2 Turn on the camera. When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the The computer recognizes the camera automatically and a computer will recognize the device automatically. You can transfer removable disk icon will be displayed. files directly from the camera to the computer without installing any programs. 3 Double-click the removable disk icon. 4 Transfer photos or videos to the computer. Requirements for QuickTime Player 7.5 1.8 GHz Power Mac G5/1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or higher Mac OS X version 10.3.9 or later Minimum 256 MB RAM (1 GB and above recommended) 64 MB or greater video card 1 Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer 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. Playback/Editing 70
  • 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 recognizes 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. 77) 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 71
  • Appendixes Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and maintenance tips. Camera settings menu …………………………………… 73 Accessing the settings menu ……………………………… 73 Sound ……………………………………………………… 74 Display ……………………………………………………… 74 Settings ……………………………………………………… 75 Error messages …………………………………………… 78 Camera maintenance …………………………………… 79 Cleaning your camera ……………………………………… 79 About memory cards ……………………………………… 80 About the battery …………………………………………… 81 Before contacting a service center …………………… 83 Camera specifications …………………………………… 86 FCC notice ………………………………………………… 90 Index ………………………………………………………… 91
  • 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. 74) Display: Customise the display settings, such as language and brightness. (p. 74) Settings: Change the settings for the camera system, such as memory format, default file name, and USB mode. (p. 75) Appendixes 73
  • 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) Display a brief description of an option or menu. Function 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 memory. buttons or switching modes. (Off, 1*, 2, 3) Set a sound to be emitted when half-pressing the Start Image User Image: Display the image you want. (p. 59) AF Sound shutter button. (Off, On*) Only one start image will be saved in the internal memory. Set a sound to be emitted when the camera If you select a new photo as a start image or reset Self-Portrait 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 74
  • 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 card, or deleting all files. different manufacturers or a memory card reader, or one Series*: Set the file number to follow the previous formatted on a computer, your camera may read the file number when inserting a new memory card, card incorrectly. 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 75
  • 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 to control the camera connected to a Samsung The camera will not automatically turn off when: HDTV that supports Anynet+(CEC) with the TV - it is connected to a computer or printer remote control. Anynet+ - you are playing a slide show or videos On*: Control the camera with an HDTV remote - you are recording a voice memo (HDMI-CEC) control. Off: View files without using an HDTV remote control. Appendixes 76
  • Camera settings menu * Default Item Description Select the resolution of photos when playing back files on an HDTV with the HDMI cradle. (NTSC: 1080i*, 720p, 480p/ HDMI Size PAL: 1080i*, 720p, 576p) If the HDTV does not support the selected resolution, the HDTV automatically selects the next lower resolution. Set the function to use via a USB connection with a computer or printer. Auto*: Set your camera to select a USB mode automatically. USB Computer: Connect your camera to a computer for transferring files. Printer: Connect your camera to a printer for printing files. Appendixes 77
  • 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. 75) 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. 75) Delete the damaged file or contact a service File Error center. Low Battery Insert a charged battery or recharge the battery. Low Light Turn on the flash. (p. 38) 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 78
  • 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 79
  • 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 60 FPS 30 FPS 15 FPS fine Terminal 142 274 389 - - - 162 302 426 - - - Write-protect switch 195 355 509 - - - P h 204 361 518 - - - o Label (front) t o 327 547 764 - - - s 514 774 1028 - - - You can prevent files from being deleted by using a write-protect 840 1104 1387 - - - switch on the SD or SDHC card. Slide the switch down to lock or 1420 1612 1807 - - - slide it up to unlock. Unlock the card when shooting. Approx. Approx. - - - - 12’ 22’’ 22 min * V Approx. Approx. i - - - - 13’ 57’’ 25 min d e Approx. Approx. o - - - - 24min 46 min s Approx. Approx. Approx. - - - 49 min 70 min 91 min * The recordable time may vary if you use the zoom. Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time. Appendixes 80
  • Camera maintenance About the battery Battery life Use only Samsung-approved batteries. Shooting time / Shooting conditions Number of photos (when the battery is fully charged) Battery specifications This is measured under the following conditions: in the a mode, 12M Mode SLB-10A resolution, Fine quality, OIS on. Type Lithium-ion battery 1. Set the flash option to Fill in, take a Cell capacity 1050 mAh 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 single shot, and zoom in or out. Charging time Approx. 150 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 640 x 480 resolution Videos Approx. 130 min and 30 fps. 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 81
  • 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 82
  • Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before contacting a service center. If you have attempted the troubleshooting solution and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service center. 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. 75) 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. 74) Cannot take photos The memory card is locked. Unlock the suddenly card. (p. 78) 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. 38) if needed. The flash does not work You cannot use the flash in the d, Batteries are consumable parts that must v, 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 83
  • Before contacting a service center 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. 45) The display or buttons Turn off the flash. (p. 38) 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. 75) 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 recognize your Make sure that the focus option you set on. camera is suitable for close-up shots. (p. 40) 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. 86) 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. 79) while transferring files and connect it again. An incorrect white balance can create The colors in the photo unrealistic color. Select the proper white do not match the actual balance option to suit the light source. scene (p. 46) Appendixes 84
  • Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies The codec installed in your computer may not be compatible with the video files you want to play. Use QuickTime® Player or install Codec Pack Full. Using QuickTime® Player 7.5 1. Install QuickTime® Player 7.5 which supports MP4 (H.264 (MPEG4.AVC)). 2. Play videos using QuickTime® Player. Your computer cannot Using Codec Pack Full play videos 1. Install the latest version of Codec Pack Full. 2. Play videos using the media player (Media Player Classic or Windows Media Player 11 recommended). Install QuickTime® Player 7.5 or K-Lite Codec Pack Full on Windows XP SP2 or later. Depending on your computer environment, the video playback may be intermittent. Appendixes 85
  • Camera specifications Image sensor Shutter speed Type 1/2.33quot; (Approx. 1.09 cm) CCD Auto: 1/8 - 1/2,000 sec. Program: 1 - 1/2,000 sec. (AEB, Continuous: 1/4 - 1/2,000) Effective pixels Approx. 12.2 mega-pixels Night: 8 - 1/2,000 sec. Total pixels Approx. 12.4 mega-pixels Firework: 4 sec. Lens Exposure Samsung lens f = 5 - 25 mm Control Program AE Focal length (35 mm film equivalent: 28 - 140 mm) Metering Multi, Spot, Center-weighted F-stop range F3.4 (W) - F5.8 (T) Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps) Still image mode: 1.0X - 5.0X Digital zoom ISO equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 Play mode: 1.0X - 12.5X (depending on image size) Display Flash Type TFT LCD Mode Off, Auto, Red-eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Red-eye Fix Feature 3.0quot; (7.62 cm) 230K Wide: 0.3 m - 4.0 m (ISO Auto) Range Tele: 0.5 m - 2.4 m (ISO Auto) Focusing Recharging time Approx. 5 sec. (depending on battery condition) Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF) Shake reduction Wide (W) Tele (T) DUAL IS [Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) + Normal 80 cm - infinity Digital Image Stabilization (DIS)] Range Macro 5 cm - 80 cm 50 cm - 80 cm Auto Macro 5 cm - infinity 50 cm - infinity Appendixes 86
  • Camera specifications Effect Format: H.264 (Max recording time: 20 min) with stereo recording Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB Size: 1280 x 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS) High Quality, Shooting mode 1280 x 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS) Standard Quality, Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation 640 x 480 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 320 x 240 (60 FPS, White Balance 30 FPS, 15 FPS) 3.6X Optical zoom with sound recording and mute Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Videos in zooming (sound is muted when operating the Custom Set zoom function) Shooting Frame Rate: 60 FPS, 30 FPS, 15 FPS Modes: Smart Auto (Macro, Macro Text, White, Voice: Off, On Landscape, Action, Tripod, Night, Night Portrait, OIS: On, Off Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Portrait), Auto, Video editing (embedded): Pause during recording, Program, DUAL IS, Beauty Shot, Movie, Photo Help Still image capture, Time trimming Guide, Scene (Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Photos Playback Text, Close Up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Beach & Snow, Frame Guide) Single image, Thumbnails, Multi slide show, Type Drive: Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB Movie clip, Smart Album Timer: 10 sec, 2 sec, Double, Motion Timer, Edit Resize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector, Image Adjust Remote Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB Effect Image Adjust: ACB, Red-eye Fix, Face Retouch, Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Add Noise Voice recording Voice Recording (Max 10 hours) Voice Memo in a photo (Max. 10 sec.) Stereo recording Appendixes 87
  • Camera specifications Storage Interface Internal memory: Approx. 76 MB Digital output USB 2.0 (34 pin) External memory (Optional) connector - SD card (up to 4 GB guaranteed) Audio output Mono (Internal speaker), Stereo (Microphone) Media - SDHC card (up to 8 GB guaranteed) - MMC Plus (up to 2 GB guaranteed, AV: NTSC, PAL (selectable) 4 bit 20 MHz) HDMI 1.2: NTSC, PAL (selectable) Internal memory capacity may not match these Video output HDMI is available when it is connected to the optional specifications. cradle. Photo: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, DC power input PictBridge 1.0 34 pin, 4.2V File format connector Video: MP4 (H.264 (MPEG4.AVC)) Audio: WAV Power source For 1GB SD Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (SLB-10A, 1,050 mAh) battery Super fine Fine Normal 4000 x 3000 142 274 389 Power adapter (SAC-48), USB cable (SUC-C6), AC adapter AV cable (SCC-AV34) 3984 x 2656 162 302 426 3968 x 2232 195 355 509 Cradle (Optional) SCC-HD1 3264 x 2448 204 361 518 The power source may differ depending on your region. Image size 2592 x 1944 327 547 764 Dimensions (W x H x D) 2048 x 1536 514 774 1028 1920 x 1080 840 1104 1387 94.5 x 58.9 x 22.5 mm 1024 x 768 1420 1612 1807 Weight These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard 155 g (without battery and memory card) conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings. Appendixes 88
  • Camera specifications Operating temperature 0 - 40˚ C Operating humidity 5 - 85 % Software Samsung Master, QuickTime® Player 7.5, Adobe Reader Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. Appendixes 89
  • FCC notice NOTE: Declaration of Conformity This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the Trade Name : Samsung Electronics America, Inc. limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable Model No. : Samsung SL820 protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Responsible Party : Samsung Electronics America, Inc. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance Address : 105 Challenger Road Ridgefield Park NJ with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio Telephone No. : 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which Operation is subject to the following two conditions: can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of this device must accept any interference received, including the following measures: interference that may cause undesired operation. - Reorientate, or relocate, the receiving antenna. - Increase the distance between the equipment and receiver. - Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio / TV technician for help. Samsung Eco-mark It is Samsung’s own symbol mark is used to CAUTION: effectively communicate Samsung’s environmental Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the friendly product activities to the consumers. The manufacturer responsible for compliance could void the user’s mark represents Samsung’s continuous effort on authority to operate the equipment. development of environmental conscious products. Appendixes 90
  • Index A B D F ACB 45, 61 Battery Date and time 75 Face detection Charging 82 Blink Detection 44 Adjusting Deleting files 54 Life 81 Normal 42 Brightness 61 Specifications 81 Digital Image Stabilization 30 Self-portrait 43 Contrast in Playback mode 61 Digital zoom 20 Smile Shot 43 Beauty Shot mode 29 in Shooting mode 50 Disconnecting the device 67 Facial brightness 29 Saturation Blink detection 44 In Playback mode 61 Display brightness 74 Facial imperfections 29 Burst in Shooting mode 50 Auto Exposure Bracket Display type 18 Flash Sharpness 50 (AEB) 48 Auto 39 Adobe Reader 65 Continous 48 DPOF 62 Fill in 39 Motion capture 48 Dual IS mode 30 Off 38 AF Lamp 76 Red-eye 39 AF Sound 74 Red-eye Fix 39 C E Anynet+ 76 Slow Sync 39 Camera shake 23 Editing 59 Aperture 28 Focus area Capturing an image 58 Enlarging 56 Center AF 41 Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) 45, 61 Cleaning Error messages 78 Multi AF 41 Body 79 Focus distance Auto mode 19 Exposure 45 Display 79 Auto Macro 40 Lens 79 Macro 40 Normal (AF) 40 Appendixes 91
  • Index Frame guide 27 M N Q Frame rate 31 Macro 40 Navigation button 13 QuickTime Player 65 Function button 13 Maintenance 79 Quick View 74 Function description 74 Memory card O Capacity 80 Optical Image Stabilization R MMC 80 (OIS) 21, 30 H Recording SD 80 Half-pressing 6 Video 31 SDHC 80 P Voice memo 33 HDTV 63 MENU button 13 Photo Help Guide mode 22 Recycle bin 55 Metering Photo quality 35 Red-eye 38 I Center-weighted 46 Multi 46 Photo styles 49 Reset 75 Icons 14 Spot 46 Playback button 13, 15 Resizing 59 Imprint 76 Mode dial 13 Playback mode 52 Resolution ISO speed 39 Motion timer 37 Printing photos 71 Photo 35 Video 35 Movie mode 31 Print order 62 L RGB tone Muting Program mode 30 Light source in Playback mode 60 (White balance) 46 Camera 15 Protecting files 54 in Shooting mode 49 Video 31 Long time shutter 28 Rotating 59 Appendixes 92
  • Index S Shutter speed 28 Viewing files as thumbnails 53 Samsung Master Slide show 56 by category 53 Installing 65 Smart Album 53 on TV 63 Using 68 Smart Auto mode 26 Slide show 56 Scene mode 27 Smile shot 43 Voice memo Self-portrait 43 Playing 58 Start image 74 Service center 83 Recording 33 Settings Volume 74 T Accessing 73 Camera 75 Timer 36 W Display 74 Transferring files Sound 74 White Balance 46 for Mac 70 Shooting mode for Windows 65 Auto 19 Z Beauty Shot 29 V Zoom button 13 Dual IS 30 Video Zooming 20 Movie 31 Photo Help Guide 22 Playing 57 Program 30 Recording 31 Scene 27 Video Out 76 Smart Auto 26 Appendixes 93
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