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    • DIGITAL CAMERAVG-140/D-715VG-130/D-710VG-120/D-705Instruction Manual● Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.● We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs.● In the interest of continually improving our products, Olympus reserves the right to update or modify information contained in this manual.● The screen and camera illustrations shown in this manual were produced during the development stages and may differ from the actual product. Unless otherwise specified, the explanation about these illustrations is provided for VG-140/D-715.
    • Step 1 Checking the contents of the box or Digital camera Strap LI-70B Lithium F-2AC USB cable AV cable OLYMPUS Ion Battery USB-AC adapter Setup Other accessories not shown: warranty card CD-ROM Contents may vary depending on purchase location. Step 2 Preparing the Camera Step 3 Shooting and Playing Back Images “Preparing the Camera” (p. 12) “Shooting, Viewing, and Erasing” (p. 19) Step 4 How to Use the Camera Step 5 Printing “Camera Settings” (p. 3) “Direct printing (PictBridge)” (p. 47) “Print Reservations (DPOF)” (p. 51) Contents Names of Parts ............................................... 8 Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Preparing the Camera .................................. 12 Functions ...................................................... 38 Shooting, Viewing, and Erasing ................. 19 Menus for Other Camera Settings .............. 41 Using Shooting Modes ................................ 26 Printing.......................................................... 47 Using Shooting Functions .......................... 30 Usage Tips .................................................... 54 Menus for Shooting Functions ................... 34 Appendix ....................................................... 592 EN
    • Camera SettingsUsing the Direct ButtonsFrequently used functions can be accessed using the direct buttons. Shutter button (p. 20) Zoom buttons (p. 21) R button (shooting movies) (p. 20) q button (switch between shooting and playback) (p. 20, 22) MEN U m button (p. 5) E button (menu guide) (p. 25) Arrow pad F (up) / The symbols FGHI displayed for image INFO button (change information selections and settings indicate that the arrow pad display) (p. 22, 25) is to be used. X Y M D Time 2011 . 02 . 26 12 : 30 Y/M/D 4/30 H (left) I (right) Cancel MENU Set OK NORM 14M Q button FILE 100 0004 ’11/02/26 12:30 (p. 17) Print OK G (down) / Single Print More D button (erase) (p. 24) EN 3
    • Using the Menu Use the menu to change camera settings such as the shooting mode. There may be menus that are unavailable depending on other related settings or the s mode (p. 26). Function menu Press H during shooting to display the function menu. The function menu is used to choose the shooting mode and provides access to frequently used shooting settings. Shooting mode Selected option Program Auto P P 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO Function menu 4 14M Shooting Setup menu (p. 5) To select the shooting mode Use HI to select a shooting mode and press the Q button. To select the function menu Use FG to select a menu and use HI to select a menu option. Press the Q button to set the function menu.4 EN
    • Setup menuPress the m button during shooting or playback to display the setup menu. The setup menu provides accessto a variety of camera settings, including options not listed in the function menu, display options, and the time anddate.1 Press the m button. 4 Use FG to select the desired submenu 2 ● The setup menu is displayed. and then press the Q button. ● Once a setting is selected, the display returns to 1 Reset the previous screen. 2 Image Size 14M Compression Normal There may be additional operations. AF Mode Face/iESP “Menu Settings” (p. 34 to 46) 1 Digital Zoom Off 2 AF Illuminat. On 1 Pixel Mapping Icon Guide On 2 Bright Exit MENU Set OK Video Out NTSC2 Power Save On Press H to highlight the page tabs. Use 1 English 2 FG to select the desired page tab and World Time press I. Exit MENU Set OKPage tab Submenu 1 1 Pixel Mapping 1 Pixel Mapping 5 Press the m button to complete the 2 Bright 2 Bright setting. Video Out NTSC Video Out NTSC Power Save Off Power Save Off 1 English 1 English 2 2 World Time World TimeExit MENU Set OK Exit MENU Set OK3 Use FG to select the desired submenu 1 and then press the Q button. Submenu 2 1 Pixel Mapping 1 Pixel Mapping Power Save 2 Bright 2 Bright Video Out NTSC Video Out NTSC Power Save Off Power Save OffOff 1 English 1 W On English 2 2 World Time World TimeExit MENU Set OK Back MENU Set OK EN 5
    • Menu IndexMenus for Shooting Functions Program Auto P 1 9 1 Reset 1 Image Size VGA 2 2 Image Size 14M 2 Frame Rate 30fps 3 Compression Normal On 4 AF Mode Face/iESP 0.0 5 1 Digital Zoom Off 1 WB 2 AF Illuminat. On 2 AUTO 6 Icon Guide On ISO AUTO 7 Exit MENU Set OK Exit MENU Set OK 8 4 14M1 Shooting mode 5 Exposure compensation ...p. 31 Digital Zoom ................p. 36 P (Program Auto) .............p. 19 6 White balance...................p. 32 AF Illuminat.*1...............p. 36 M (iAUTO) ...................p. 26 7 ISO ...................................p. 32 Icon Guide ...................p. 37 N (DIS Mode) ................p. 26 8 Drive .................................p. 33 q (Shooting menu 2) s (Scene Mode) .........p. 26 9 # (Setup) Date Stamp .................p. 37 P (Magic Filter) ..........p. 28 p (Shooting menu 1) A (Movie menu) ~ (Panorama)..................p. 29 Reset ...........................p. 34 Image Size ..................p. 352 Flash.................................p. 30 Image Size ..................p. 34 Frame Rate .................p. 353 Macro ...............................p. 30 Compression ...............p. 34 R (Movie sound4 Self-timer ..........................p. 31 AF Mode ......................p. 35 recording) ..................p. 36*1 VG-140/D-715 and VG-130/D-710 only6 EN
    • Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions 1 q (Playback menu) 1 Slideshow Slideshow ..................... p. 38 2 Edit Edit ......................... p. 38, 39 Erase Erase ............................ p. 391 Print Order Print Order .................... p. 40 1 ? ? (Protect) .................... p. 40 2 y y (Rotate).................... p. 40 Exit MENU Set OKMenus for Other Camera Settings 1 r (Settings 1) 2 s (Settings 2) 1 Format Memory Format/ Pixel Mapping ............... p. 43 2 Backup Format .......................... p. 41 s (Monitor) ................ p. 43 USB Connection Storage Backup ......................... p. 41 Video Out...................... p. 44 q Power On Yes USB Connection ........... p. 41 Power Save .................. p. 451 1 Keep K Settings Yes q Power On ............... p. 42 W (Language)............ p. 452 2 Pw On Setup On Keep K Settings ......... p. 42 X (Date/time) ............. p. 45 Sound Settings Pw On Setup ................ p. 42 World Time ................... p. 46 Exit MENU Set OK Sound Settings ............. p. 43 EN 7
    • Names of Parts Camera unit 5 1 Multi-connector .................. p. 14, 16, 44, 47 6 2 Connector cover 1 .................. p. 14, 16, 44, 47 2 3 Strap eyelet .................... p. 9 7 4 Battery/card compartment 3 cover ........................... p. 12 5 Flash............................. p. 30 6 Self-timer lamp ............. p. 31 AF illuminator*1 ............. p. 36 8 7 Lens........................ p. 59, 73 8 Microphone............. p. 36, 38 9 9 Speaker 10 Tripod socket 4 10*1 VG-140/D-715 and VG-130/D-710 only8 EN
    • 1 1 n button ........ p. 17, 19 2 Shutter button ............... p. 20 3 Monitor ................... p. 19, 54 4 Zoom buttons ............... p. 21 5 Indicator lamp ......... p. 14, 16 2 6 R button 4 (shooting movies) ....... p. 20 7 q button (switch between shooting 5 and playback) ....... p. 20, 22 6 8 Q button (OK).......... p. 4, 17 3 7 9 Arrow pad ....................... p. 3 8 INFO button (change information 9 display) ................. p. 22, 25 10 D button (erase) .......... p. 24 10 E button (menu guide) 11 .................................... p. 25 11 m button .................. p. 5Attaching the camera strap Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose. EN 9
    • Monitor Shooting mode display 1 2 1 Battery check................ p. 16 14 Compression 2 Shooting mode ....... p. 19, 26 (still images)................ p. 34 P 3 Flash............................. p. 30 15 Image size 22 3 Flash standby/flash charge (still images)................ p. 34 4 5 .................................... p. 54 16 Number of storable pictures 21 P 0.0 6 4 Macro ........................... p. 30 (still images)................ p. 19 20 WB 7 19 AUTO 5 Self-timer ...................... p. 31 17 Current memory ........... p. 61 ISO 8 18 0:34 VGA AUTO 9 6 Exposure compensation 18 Movie recording icon .... p. 20 17 4 14M NORM z DATE # 10 .................................... p. 31 19 Continuous recording length 7 White balance............... p. 32 (movies) ...................... p. 20 16 15 14 13 12 11 8 ISO ............................... p. 32 20 Image size 1/100 F2.8 9 Drive ............................. p. 33 (movies) ...................... p. 35 10 Setup menu .................... p. 5 21 AF target mark.............. p. 20 24 23 11 Recording with sound 22 Camera shake warning (movies) ...................... p. 36 23 Aperture value .............. p. 20 12 Date stamp ................... p. 37 24 Shutter speed ............... p. 20 13 World time .................... p. 4610 EN
    • Playback mode display ● Normal display 1 Battery check................ p. 16 2 Print reservation/number of 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 6 prints ...................p. 51/p. 49 10 4/30 3 Protect .......................... p. 40 4 Adding sound ............... p. 38 5 Current memory ........... p. 61 6 Frame number/ total number of images 17 (still images)................ p. 22 00:12/00:34 Elapsed time/ ’11/02/26 12:30 15 total recording time Still image Movie (movies) ...................... p. 23 7 Shooting mode ....... p. 19, 26 ● Detailed display 8 Shutter speed ............... p. 20 9 Aperture value .............. p. 20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 10 ISO ............................... p. 32 10 4/30 1/1000 F2.8 2.0 11 Exposure compensation ISO WB .................................... p. 31 P 100 AUTO 12 12 White balance............... p. 32 1/1000 F2.8 2.0 NORM 14M 13 13 Image size .............. p. 34, 35 ISO WB P 100 AUTO 14 File number NORM 14M FILE 100 0004 14 FILE 100 0004 15 Date and time ............... p. 17 ’11/02/26 12:30 ’11/02/26 12:30 15 16 Compression (still images)................ p. 34 16 Frame rate (movies) ...................... p. 35 17 Volume ......................... p. 43 EN 11
    • Preparing the Camera Inserting the battery and the SD/SDHC Insert the battery with the C symbol on the same memory card (sold separately) side as the battery lock knob. Damage to the battery exterior (scratches, etc.) may produce heat or an explosion. Always use SD/SDHC memory cards with this camera. Do not insert any other types of memory Insert the battery while sliding the battery lock knob in card. the direction of the arrow. 1 Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the 2 arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. 1 Turn off the camera before opening the battery/card Battery/card compartment cover. compartment When using the camera, be sure to close the battery/ cover card compartment cover. Insert the card straight until it clicks into place. 2 Do not touch the contact area directly. Battery lock knob 3 1 2 Write-protect switch This camera allows the user to take pictures using the internal memory even when no SD/SDHC memory card (sold separately) is inserted. “Using an SD/SDHC memory card” (p. 60) “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and SD/SDHC memory cards” (p. 62)12 EN
    • To remove the SD/SDHC memory card Windows 1 2 1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. Windows XP ● A “Setup” dialog will be displayed. Windows Vista/Windows 7 ● An Autorun dialog will be displayed. Click “OLYMPUS Setup” to display the “Setup” dialog. Press the card in until it clicks and comes out slightly, then grab the card and pull it out.Charging the battery and setting upusing the supplied CDConnect the camera to the computer to charge the batteryand use the supplied CD for setup. User registration using the supplied CD and installation of [ib] computer software is available on Windows computers only.The camera battery can be charged while the camera isconnected to a computer. ● The indicator lamp lights during charging and turns off when charging is complete. If the “Setup” dialog is not displayed, select “My Computer” (Windows XP) or “Computer” (Windows Charging takes up to 3 hours. Vista/Windows 7) from the start menu. Double-click If the indicator lamp does not light, the camera is not the CD-ROM (OLYMPUS Setup) icon to open the correctly connected or the battery, camera, computer, “OLYMPUS Setup” window and then double-click or USB cable may not be functioning as expected. “Launcher.exe”. We recommend that you use a computer equipped If a “User Account Control” dialog is displayed, click with Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later), Windows “Yes” or “Continue”. Vista, or Windows 7. See “Charging the battery with the supplied USB-AC adapter” (p. 16) if you are using a different computer or wish to charge the battery without using a computer. EN 13
    • 2 Follow the on-screen instructions on your OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later) / computer. System Windows Vista / Windows 7 If nothing is displayed on the camera screen even after connecting the camera to the computer, the Processor Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better battery may be exhausted. Leave the camera 1 GB or more (2 GB or more connected to the computer until the battery has RAM recommended) charged, then disconnect and reconnect the camera. Free Hard 1 GB or more Drive Space Connecting the camera 1024 × 768 pixels or more Multi-connector Monitor Minimum 65,536 colors Settings (16,770,000 colors recommended) [ib] Operating Windows XP (Service Pack 2 or later) / System Windows Vista / Windows 7 Pentium 4 1.3 GHz or better Indicator lamp Connector cover Processor (Pentium D 3.0 GHz or better required Computer (on and running) for movies) 512 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended) RAM (1 GB or more required for movies — 2 GB or more recommended) USB cable (supplied) Free Hard 1 GB or more Drive Space 3 Register your Olympus product. Monitor 1024 × 768 pixels or more ● Click the “Registration” button and follow the on- Minimum 65,536 colors (16,770,000 Settings screen instructions. colors recommended) 4 A minimum of 64 MB video RAM with Install OLYMPUS Viewer 2 and [ib] computer Graphics DirectX 9 or later. software. ● Check the system requirements before beginning * See online help for information on using the software. 5 installation. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 2” or “OLYMPUS ib” Install the camera manual. button and follow the on-screen instructions to ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button and install the software. follow the on-screen instructions.14 EN
    • Macintosh 2 Install OLYMPUS Viewer 2.1 Insert the supplied CD in a CD-ROM drive. ● Check the system requirements before beginning installation. ● Double-click the CD (OLYMPUS Setup) icon on the desktop. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 2” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. ● Double-click the “Setup” icon to display the “Setup” dialog. OLYMPUS Viewer 2 Operating Mac OS X v10.4.11–v10.6 System Processor Intel Core Solo/Duo 1.5 GHz or better 1 GB or more (2 GB or more RAM recommended) Free Hard 1 GB or more Drive Space 1024 × 768 pixels or more Monitor Minimum 32,000 colors (16,770,000 Settings colors recommended) * Other languages can be selected from the language combo box. For information on using the software, see online help. 3 Copy the camera manual. ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button to open the folder containing the camera manuals. Copy the manual for your language to the computer. EN 15
    • Charging the battery with the supplied 2 USB-AC adapter Indicator lamp The included F-2AC USB-AC adapter (hereafter On: Charging referred to as USB-AC adapter) differs depending on Off: Charged the region where you purchased the camera. The battery is not fully charged at the time of The supplied USB-AC adapter is for charging and purchase. Before use, be sure to charge the battery playback only. Do not take pictures while the USB-AC until the indicator lamp turns off (up to 3 hours). adapter is connected to the camera. The camera If the indicator lamp does not light, the camera is not cannot playback without the battery even when correctly connected or the battery, camera, or USB- connected to the USB-AC adapter. AC adapter may not be functioning as expected. 1 USB cable USB cable For details on the battery and the USB-AC adapter, see “The battery and USB-AC adapter” (p. 59). (supplied) (supplied) The battery can be charged while the camera is connected to the computer. Charging time varies depending on the performance of a computer. (There USB connector may be cases in which it takes approx. 10 hours.) USB connector When to charge the batteries Charge the battery when the error message shown below appears. Multi- Multi- Flashes in red connector connector Connector Connector cover cover Battery Empty AC outlet AC outlet 4 14M Monitor top left Error message16 EN
    • Operation guide Date, time, time zone, and languageOperation guides displayed at the bottom of the screen The date and time set here are saved to image file names,indicate that the m button, Q button, or zoom buttons date prints, and other data. You can also choose theshould be used. language for the menus and messages displayed in the monitor. Reset 1 1 Image Size 14M Press the n button to turn on the 2 Compression Normal AF Mode Face/iESP camera. 1 Digital Zoom Off ● The date and time setting screen is displayed when 2 AF Illuminat. On the date and time are not set. Icon Guide On Sel. Image Exit MENU Set OK X Y M D Time Set OK ---- . -- . -- -- : -- Y/M/D OK Erase/Cancel MENU Operation guide Cancel MENU Date and time setting screen 2 Use FG to select the year for [Y]. X Y M D Time 2011 . -- . -- -- : -- Y/M/D Cancel MENU EN 17
    • 3 Press I to save the setting for [Y]. X Y M D Time 2011 . -- . -- -- : -- Y/M/D Cancel MENU 4 As in Steps 2 and 3, use FGHI and the Q button to set [M] (month), [D] (day), [Time] (hours and minutes), and [Y/M/D] (date order). For a more accurate setting, press the Q button when the time signal hits 00 seconds while setting the minutes. The menus can be used to change the selected date and time. [X] (Date/time) (p. 45) 5 Use HI to select your home time zone and press the Q button. ● Use FG to turn daylight saving time ([Summer]) on or off. ’11.02.26.12:30 Seoul Tokyo Summer Set OK The menus can be used to change the selected time zone. [World Time] (p. 46) 6 Use FGHI to select your language and press the Q button. The menus can be used to change the selected language. [W] (Language) (p. 45)18 EN
    • Shooting, Viewing, and ErasingShooting with the optimum aperture Current shooting mode displayvalue and shutter speed Program Auto P[Program Auto]In this mode, automatic shooting settings are activatedwhile also allowing changes to a wide range of 0.0other shooting menu functions, such as exposure WB AUTO ISOcompensation, white balance, etc. as needed. AUTO1 Press the n button to turn on the 4 14M camera. Press the n button again to turn off the camera. 2 [Program Auto] indicator Hold the camera and compose the shot. P Monitor 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M # Horizontal grip Number of storable still pictures (p. 62) Monitor (standby mode screen) If the [Program Auto] indicator is not displayed, press H to display the function menu and then set the shooting mode to P. “Using the Menu” (p. 4) Vertical grip When holding the camera, take care not to cover the flash with your fingers, etc. EN 19
    • Shooting movies 3 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus on the subject. ● When the camera focuses on the subject, the 1 Press the R button to start recording. exposure is locked (shutter speed and aperture value are displayed), and the AF target mark changes to green. ● The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark flashes red. Try focusing again. AF target mark P 0:34 REC 0:00 0:34 Continuous recording Press halfway REC 0:00 length (p. 62) 1/400 F2.8 Current length Shutter speed Aperture value Lights up red when recording “Focusing” (p. 56) Sound will also be recorded. 4 To take the picture, gently press the shutter The shooting mode selected for still photography button all the way down while being careful applies to movies (some shooting modes have no not to shake the camera. effect). P 2 Press the R button again to end recording. During sound recording, only the digital zoom can be used. To record a movie with optical zoom, set [R] (Movie sound recording) (p. 36) to [Off]. Press fully 1/400 F2.8 Image review screen To view images during shooting Pressing the q button enables playback of images. To return to shooting, either press the q button or press the shutter button halfway down.20 EN
    • Using the zoom To take larger images [Digital Zoom] The type and amount of zoom can be identified fromPressing the zoom buttons adjusts the shooting range. the appearance of the zoom bar. The display differs Pressing the wide Pressing the telephoto depending on the options selected for [Digital Zoom] (W) button (T) button (p. 36) and [Image Size] (p. 34). [Off] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Image size Zoom bar Zoom bar 14M P P Optical zoom range 0.0 0.0 WB AUTO WB AUTO Other ISO ISO AUTO AUTO Image zoomed and cropped.*1 4 14M # 4 14M # [On] selected for [Digital Zoom]: Optical zoom: 5× Digital zoom: 4× Image size Zoom bar 14M Digital zoom range Other Image zoomed and cropped.*1 Digital zoom range *1 If an image size is less than the full resolution after reaching the maximum optical zoom, the camera will automatically resize and crop the image to the selected image size and enter the digital zoom range if [Digital Zoom] is [On]. Photographs taken with the zoom bar displayed in red may appear “grainy.” EN 21
    • Changing the shooting information Viewing images display The display of the screen information can be changed to 1 Press the q button. best match the situation, for example, the need for a clear Number of frames/Total number of images view of the screen or for making a precise composition by 4/30 using the grid display. 1 Press F (INFO). ● The displayed shooting information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. “Shooting mode display” (p. 10) Normal ’11/02/26 12:30 P Playback image 0.0 WB 2 Use HI to select an image. AUTO ISO No information AUTO P 4 14M Displays Displays next previous image image Detailed P Hold I to fast forward and hold H to reverse. 0.0 The display size of the images can be changed. WB AUTO ISO “Index view and close-up view” (p. 24) AUTO 4 14M NORM To play sound recordings To play sound recorded with an image, select the image and press the Q button. A ! icon appears on images with which sound has been recorded. [R] (still images) (p. 38) During audio playback Press FG to adjust volume.22 EN
    • To play back movies Operations during pausing playbackSelect a movie, and press the Q button. 4/30 00:14/00:34 Movie Play OK ’11/02/26 12:30 During pause Movie Press F to display the first frameOperations during movie playback Cueing and press G to display the last frame. Press I or H to advance or Advancing and rewind one frame at a time. Hold rewinding one I or H pressed for continuous frame at a time advance or rewind. Resuming Press the Q button to resume Elapsed time/ playback playback. 00:12/00:34 Total recording time During playback To stop movie playback Press the m button. Press the Q button to pause Pausing and playback. To resume playback resuming during pause, fast forward, or playback rewind, press the Q button. Press I to fast forward. Press I Fast forward again to increase the fast forward speed. Press H to rewind. The rewinding Rewind speed increases each time H is pressed. Adjusting the Use FG to adjust the volume. volume EN 23
    • Erasing images during playback Index view and close-up view (Single image erase) Index view enables quick selection of a desired image. Close-up view (up to 10× magnification) allows checking 1 Display the image you want to erase and of image details. press G (D). Erase 1 Press the zoom buttons. Erase Cancel Single-image view Close-up view Cancel MENU Set OK 4/30 W 4/30 2 Press FG to select [Erase], and press the Q button. For erasing multiple images at the same time, see “Erasing images [Erase]” (p. 39). ’11/02/26 12:30 T ’11/02/26 12:30 W T Index view ’11/02/26 2 4 W T ’11/02/26 2 424 EN
    • To select an image in index view Using the menu guideUse FGHI to select an image, and press the Qbutton to display the selected image in single-image view. Pressing the E button in the setup menu displays a description of the current item.To scroll an image in close-up view “Using the Menu” (p. 4)Use FGHI to move the viewing area.Changing the image informationdisplayShooting information settings displayed on the screen canbe changed.1 Press F (INFO). ● The displayed image information changes in the order shown below each time the button is pressed. Normal 10 4/30 No information ’11/02/26 12:30 Detailed 10 4/30 1/1000 F2.8 2.0 ISO WB P 100 AUTO NORM 14M 100 0004 FILE ’11/02/26 12:30 EN 25
    • Using Shooting Modes To change the shooting mode Reducing blur on shooting (N mode) The shooting mode (P, M, N, s, P, ~) This mode enables the user to reduce blur that is caused can be changed by using the function menu. by camera shake and subject movement. “Using the Menu” (p. 4) The default settings of the function are highlighted in . 1 Set the shooting mode to N. N mode indicator Shooting with automatic settings (M mode) According to the scene, the camera automatically selects 0.0 the optimal shooting mode from [Portrait]/[Landscape]/ WB AUTO [Night+Portrait]/[Sport]/[Macro]. This is a fully automatic mode that allows the user to take pictures using the best mode for the shooting scene simply by pressing the 4 14M # shutter button. 1 Set the shooting mode to M. Using the best mode for the shooting The icon changes depending on the scene scene (s mode) that the camera automatically selects. 1 Set the shooting mode to s. Scene Mode 4 14M # In some cases, the camera may not select the 4 14M desired shooting mode. When the camera cannot identify which is the optimal mode, [Program Auto] will be selected. There are some limitations on settings in M mode.26 EN
    • 2 Press G to go to the submenu. Option Application B Portrait/F Landscape/ G Night Scene*1/M Night+Portrait/ The camera takes Portrait C Sport/N Indoor/W Candle*1/ a picture using the R Self Portrait/S Sunset*1/ optimum settings X Fireworks*1/V Cuisine/ for the scene d Documents/K Beach & Snow/ conditions.  Pet 4 14M *1 When the subject is dark, noise reduction is automatically activated. This approximately doubles the shooting time during which no other pictures can be3 Use HI to select the best shooting mode for taken. the scene, and press the Q button. To take pictures of a moving subject like a pet ([ Pet]) ([ 1 Use HI to select [ Pet], and press the Q button to set. 2 Hold the camera to align the AF target mark on the subject and press the Q button. ● When the camera recognizes the subject, the 4 14M # AF target mark automatically tracks the subject movement to focus on it continuously. “To focus Icon indicating current s mode on a moving subject continuously (AF Tracking)” (p. 35). In s mode, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for specific shooting scenes. For this reason, some settings cannot be changed in some modes. EN 27
    • Shooting with special effects (P mode) 3 Use HI to select the desired effect and then press the Q button to set. Add an artistic effect to your photo by selecting the desired magic filter. 1 Set the shooting mode to P. Magic Filter 0.0 WB AUTO 4 14M # Icon indicating current P mode 0.0 WB AUTO Shooting mode Option 4 14M [ Pop Art 2 Press G to go to the submenu. Pin Hole ] Fish Eye Magic Filter @ Drawing*1 Pop Art ; Soft Focus : Punk j Sparkle *1 Two images are saved, an unmodified image and an 0.0 WB image to which the effect has been applied. AUTO In P mode, the optimum shooting settings are pre-programmed for each effect. For this reason, some settings cannot be changed in some modes.28 EN
    • Creating panoramic images (~ mode) 3 Press the shutter button to take the firstTake pictures that can be joined to form a panorama using frame, and then compose the second shot.the supplied software. Before first shot The focus, exposure, zoom position (p. 21), and white balance (p. 32) are locked at the first frame. The flash (p. 30) is fixed to $ (Flash Off) mode.1 Set the shooting mode to ~. Panorama P Set OK 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO After first shot 4 14M2 Use FGHI to select the pan direction. 1 2 Exit MENU ● After the first shot, the area shown in the white frame reappears on the side of the display opposite the pan direction. Frame subsequent photographs so that they overlap with the image on the monitor. 4 Repeat Step 3 until the number of desired frames is taken, and then press the m button when finished. Panorama shooting is possible for up to 10 frames. For information on creating panoramas, see the online help for the supplied software. EN 29
    • Using Shooting Functions “Using the Menu” (p. 4) Shooting closeups (Macro shooting) The default settings of the function are highlighted in This function enables the camera to focus and shoot . subjects at close distances. Using the flash 1 Select the macro option in the shooting function menu. The flash functions can be selected to best match the shooting conditions. P 1 Select the flash option in the shooting Off function menu. 0.0 WB P AUTO ISO AUTO Flash Auto 4 14M 0.0 2 WB AUTO ISO Use HI to select the setting option, and AUTO press the Q button to set. 4 14M Option Description 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and Off Macro mode is deactivated. press the Q button to set. This enables shooting as close as Macro 20 cm/7.9 in.*1 (60 cm/23.6 in.*2) to Option Description the subject. The flash fires automatically in low- This enables shooting as close as Flash Auto Super Macro*3 light or backlight conditions. 5 cm/2.0 in. to the subject. Pre-flashes are emitted to reduce the *1 When the zoom is at the widest (W) position. Redeye occurrence of red eye in your photos. *2 When the zoom is at the most telephoto (T) position. The flash fires regardless of the *3 The zoom is automatically fixed. Fill In available light. The flash (p. 30) and zoom (p. 21) cannot be set during super macro shooting. Flash Off The flash does not fire.30 EN
    • Using the self-timer Adjusting the brightnessAfter the shutter button is pressed all the way down, the (Exposure compensation)picture is taken after a short delay. The standard brightness (appropriate exposure) set by1 Select the self-timer option in the shooting the camera based on the shooting mode (M and s excluded) can be adjusted brighter or darker to obtain a function menu. desired shot. P 1 Select the exposure compensation option in the shooting function menu. Y Off 2 12 0.0 Exposure Comp. P WB 0.0 AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M 0.3 0.0 0.3 WB AUTO ISO2 AUTO Use HI to select the setting option, and # press the Q button to set. Option Description 2 Use HI to select the desired brightness,Y Off The self-timer is deactivated. and press the Q button. The self-timer lamp turns on for approx. 10 seconds, then blinks forY 12 sec approx. 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. The self-timer lamp blinks for approx.Y 2 sec 2 seconds, and then the picture is taken. Self-timer shooting is automatically canceled after one shot.To cancel the self-timer after it startsPress the m button. EN 31
    • Adjusting to a natural color scheme Selecting the ISO sensitivity (White balance) For more natural coloring, choose a white balance option 1 Select the ISO setting option in the shooting suited to the scene. function menu. 1 Select the white balance option in the P shooting function menu. WB P 0.0 WB WB Auto AUTO ISO 200 ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 0.0 1/400 F2.8 WB AUTO 2 ISO AUTO Use HI to select the setting option, and press the Q button to set. 2 Use HI to select the setting option, and Option Description press the Q button to set. The camera automatically adjusts the ISO Auto sensitivity according to the shooting Option Description scene. The camera automatically adjusts The ISO sensitivity is fixed to the Value WB Auto the white balance according to the selected value. shooting scene. For shooting outdoors under a “ISO” is short for “International Organization 5 Sunny for Standardization.” ISO standards specify the clear sky. sensitivity for digital cameras and film, thus codes For shooting outdoors under a such as “ISO 100” are used to represent sensitivity. 3 Cloudy cloudy sky. In the ISO setting, although smaller values result in For shooting under tungsten less sensitivity, sharp images can be taken under fully 1 Incandescent lighting. lit conditions. Larger values result in higher sensitivity, For shooting under white and images can be taken at fast shutter speeds even > Fluorescent under low light conditions. However, high sensitivity fluorescent lighting (offices, etc.). introduces noise into the resulting picture, which may give it a grainy appearance.32 EN
    • Sequential shooting (Drive)Pictures are taken sequentially while the shutter buttonis held down.1 Select the drive option in the shooting function menu. P 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO Sequential MENU Option Description One frame is shot each time theo Single shutter button is pressed. Take sequential shots using thej*1 Sequential focus, brightness (exposure) and white balance set in the first frame. High- The camera takes sequential shotsc Speed1 at a faster speed than in [j]. High- The camera takes sequential shotsd Speed2 at approximately 10 frames/sec.*1 The shooting speed varies depending on the settings for [Image Size/Compression] (p. 34). When set to [j], the flash (p. 30) cannot be set to [Redeye]. In addition, when set to [c] or [d], the flash is fixed to [Flash Off]. When set to [c] or [d], [Image Size] is limited to [3] or lower, and the ISO sensitivity is fixed to [ISO Auto]. EN 33
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Menus for Shooting Functions The default settings of the function are highlighted in . Restoring the shooting functions to the default settings [Reset] p (Shooting menu 1) Reset Submenu 2 Application Restores the following menu functions to the default settings. • Shooting mode (p. 26) • Exposure compensation (p. 31) • Menu functions in z Yes • Flash (p. 30) • White balance (p. 32) (Shooting menu)/A • Macro (p. 30) • ISO (p. 32) (Movie menu) (p. 34 to 37) • Self-timer (p. 31) • Drive (p. 33) No The current settings will not be changed. Selecting the image quality for still images [Image Size/Compression] p (Shooting menu 1) Image Size/Compression Submenu 1 Submenu 2 Application 14M (4288×3216) Suitable for printing pictures at A3 (11×17 in.). 8M (3264×2448) Suitable for printing pictures up to A3 (11×17 in.). 5M (2560×1920) Suitable for printing pictures at A4 (8.5×11 in.). 3M (2048×1536) Suitable for printing pictures up to A4 (8.5×11 in.). Image Size 2M (1600×1200) Suitable for printing pictures at A5 (5×7 in.). 1M (1280×960) Suitable for printing pictures at postcard size. VGA (640×480) Suitable for viewing pictures on a TV or using pictures on emails and web sites. 16:9S (1920×1080) Suitable for playing pictures on a widescreen TV and for printing on A5 or 5"×7". Fine Shooting at high quality. Compression Normal Shooting at normal quality. “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and SD/ SDHC memory cards” (p. 62)34 EN
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Selecting the image quality for movies Selecting the focusing area [AF Mode][Image Size/Frame Rate] p (Shooting menu 1) AF Mode A (Movie menu) Image Size/Frame Rate Submenu 2 Application Submenu 1 Submenu 2 Application The camera focuses automatically. (If a face is detected, it is shown by 720P (1280×720)/ Select the image a white frame*1; when the shutterImage Size VGA (640×480)/ quality based on button is pressed halfway and the QVGA (320×240) the image size and camera is able to focus, the frame frame rate. Higher Face/iESP color is changed to green*2 if the N 30fps*1/ frame rates provideFrame Rate camera is able to focus. If no face O 15fps*1 smoother movie is detected, the camera chooses a images. subject in the frame and focuses*1 frames per second automatically.) “Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous The camera focuses on the subject recording length (movies) in the internal memory and Spot located within the AF target mark. SD/SDHC memory cards” (p. 62) The camera tracks the subject AF Tracking movement automatically to focus on it continuously. *1 For some subjects, the frame may not appear or may take some time to appear. *2 If the frame blinks in red, the camera is unable to focus. Try again to press the shutter button halfway. To focus on a moving subject continuously (AF Tracking) 1 Hold the camera to align the AF target mark on the subject and press the Q button. 2 When the camera recognizes the subject, the AF target mark automatically tracks the subject movement to focus on it continuously. 3 To cancel the tracking, press the Q button. Depending on the subjects or the shooting conditions, the camera may be unable to lock the focus or fail to track the subject movement. When the camera fails to track the subject movement, the AF target mark changes to red. EN 35
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Shooting at higher magnifications than Using the AF illuminator to focus on a optical zoom [Digital Zoom] shadowed subject [AF Illuminat.] p (Shooting menu 1) Digital Zoom (VG-140/D-715, VG-130/D-710) p (Shooting menu 1) AF Illuminat. Submenu 2 Application Off Disable digital zoom. Submenu 2 Application On Enable digital zoom. Off The AF illuminator is not used. When the shutter button is pressed [Digital Zoom] is not available when [% Super On halfway down, the AF illuminator Macro] (p. 30) is selected. turns on to aid focusing. The option selected for [Digital Zoom] affects the appearance of the zoom bar. AF illuminator “To take larger images [Digital Zoom]” (p. 21) Recording sound when shooting [R movies [R] A (Movie menu) R Submenu 2 Application Off No sound is recorded. On Sound is recorded. When set to [On], only the digital zoom can be used during movie recording. To record the movie with the optical zoom, set [R] (movies) to [Off].36 EN
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Displaying icon guides [Icon Guide] Imprinting the date of recording p (Shooting menu 1) Icon Guide [Date Stamp] q (Shooting menu 2) Date Stamp Submenu 2 ApplicationOff No icon guide is displayed. Submenu 2 Application The explanation of the selected icon Off Do not imprint the date. will be displayed when a shooting Stamp new photographs with the mode or shooting function menu OnOn date of recording. icon is selected (position the cursor on the icon for a while to display the explanation). [Date Stamp] is not available if the clock has not been set. “Date, time, time zone, and language” (p. 17) Program Auto P The date stamp can not be deleted. Functions can be [Date Stamp] is not available in ~ mode or during Icon guide changed manually. sequential shooting. 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M EN 37
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Menus for Playback, Editing, and Printing Functions Playing back pictures automatically Cropping images [P] [P [Slideshow] q (Playback menu) Edit P q (Playback menu) Slideshow 1 Use HI to select an image, and press the Q button. 2 Use the zoom buttons to choose the crop size and To start a slideshow FGHI to position the crop. After pressing the Q button, the slideshow starts. To stop the slideshow, press the Q button or the m button. During a slideshow, press I to advance one frame, H to go back one frame. Changing the image size [Q] [Q q (Playback menu) Edit Q Set OK 3 Press the Q button. Submenu 2 Application ● The edited image will be saved as a separate This saves a high-resolution image image. 8 640 × 480 as a separate image with a smaller size for use in e-mail attachments 9 320 × 240 and other applications. Adding sound to still images [R] [R q (Playback menu) Edit R 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Use FG to select the size, and press the Q button. 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Aim the microphone toward the sound source. Microphone 3 Press the Q button. ● Recording starts. ● The camera adds (records) sound for approx. 4 seconds while playing back the image.38 EN
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Retouching images [Perfect Fix] Erasing images [Erase] q (Playback menu) Edit Perfect Fix q (Playback menu) Erase Depending on the picture, the editing may not be Submenu 1 Application effective. All images in the internal memory or The retouching process may lower the image All Erase card will be erased. resolution. Images are individually selected and Submenu 1 Application Sel. Image erased. [Lighting Fix] and [Redeye Fix] are Erase Deletes the image displayed.All applied together. Only sections darkened by When erasing pictures in a internal memory, do notLighting Fix backlighting and dim lighting are insert the card into the camera. brightened. When erasing pictures from the card, insert a card Eyes that are reddened by the flash into the camera in advance.Redeye Fix are corrected. To erase all images [All Erase]1 Use FG to select a correction method, and press the 1 Use FG to select [All Erase], and press the Q button. Q button.2 Use HI to select an image for retouching, and press 2 Use FG to select [Yes], and press the Q button. the Q button. ● The retouched image is saved as a separate To individually select and erase images image. [Sel. Image] 1 Use FG to select [Sel. Image], and press the Q button. 2 Use HI to select the image to be erased, and press the Q button to add a R mark to the image. ● Press the W zoom button to display an index view. Images can be quickly selected using FGHI. Press the T button to return to the single frame display. Sel. Image R mark OK Erase/Cancel MENU EN 39
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). 3 Repeat Step 2 to select the images to be erased, Rotating images [y] [y and then press the m button to erase the selected images. q (Playback menu) y 4 Use FG to select [Yes], and press the Q button. 1 Use HI to select an image. ● The images with a R mark are erased. 2 Press the Q button to rotate the image. 3 If necessary, repeat Steps 1 and 2 to make settings Saving print settings to the image data for other images, and press the m button. [Print Order] The new picture orientations will be saved even after the power is turned off. q (Playback menu) Print Order “Print Reservations (DPOF)” (p. 51) Print reservation can be set only for still images that are recorded to the card. Protecting images [?] [? q (Playback menu) ? Protected images cannot be erased by [Erase] (p. 24, 39), [Sel. Image], or [All Erase] (p. 39), but all images are erased by [Memory Format]/[Format] (p. 41). 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Press the Q button. ● Press the Q button again to cancel the settings. 3 If necessary, repeat Steps 1 and 2 to protect other images, and press the m button.40 EN
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Menus for Other Camera SettingsErasing data completely Selecting a method for connecting the[Memory Format]/[Format] camera to other devices r (Settings 1) Memory Format/Format [USB Connection] r (Settings 1) USB Connection Before formatting, check that no important data is left in the internal memory or card. Submenu 2 Application Cards must be formatted with this camera before When the camera is connected to first use or after being used with other cameras or Auto another device, the settings selection computers. screen is displayed. Submenu 2 Application Select when transferring images to a Completely erases the image data computer or when using the supplied StorageYes in the internal memory*1 or card software with the camera connected (including protected images). to a computer.No Cancels formatting. Select when transferring images to a computer running Windows Vista*1 Be sure to remove the card before formatting the MTP or Windows 7 without using the internal memory. supplied software. Select when connecting to a PrintCopying images in the internal memory PictBridge-compatible printer.to the card [Backup] r (Settings 1) Backup Copying pictures to a computer without using the supplied software Submenu 2 Application This camera is compatible with the USB Mass Storage Class. You can transfer and save the image Backs up image data in the internalYes data on your computer while the camera and the memory to the card. computer are connected.No Cancels the backup. System requirements It takes some time to back up data. Check that Windows XP (Service Pack 1 or later) / the battery has sufficient power before starting the Windows Windows Vista / Windows 7 backup. Macintosh Mac OS X v10.3 or later EN 41
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Even if a computer has USB ports, proper operation Saving the mode when the camera is is not guaranteed in the following cases. turned off [Keep K Settings] ● computers with USB ports installed using an expansion card, etc. r (Settings 1) Keep K Settings ● computers without a factory-installed OS and home-built computers Submenu 2 Application The shooting mode is saved when the camera is turned off and is Turning on the camera with the q Yes reactivated the next time the camera button [q Power On] [q is turned on. r (Settings 1) q Power On The shooting mode is set to P mode No when the camera is turned on. Submenu 2 Application The camera is not turned on. To turn No on the camera, press the n Choosing the opening screen display button. [Pw On Setup] Press and hold the q button to turn Yes r (Settings 1) Pw On Setup the camera on in playback mode. Submenu 2 Application Off No opening screen is displayed. The opening screen is displayed On when the camera is turned on.42 EN
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Selecting the camera sound and its Adjusting the brightness of the monitorvolume [Sound Settings] [s] r (Settings 1) Sound Settings s (Settings 2) s Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application Submenu 2 Application Choose the sound Selects the monitor brightnessSound Type 1/2/3 made by camera Bright/Normal depending on the surrounding controls. brightness. OFF (No Sound) Adjusts the imageq Volume or 5 levels of playback volume. volume Choose the volume OFF (No Sound) of the soundVolume or 5 levels of made by camera volume controls.Adjusting the CCD and the imageprocessing function [Pixel Mapping] s (Settings 2) Pixel Mapping This function has already been adjusted at factory shipping, and no adjustment is needed right after purchase. Approximately once a year is recommended. For best results, wait at least one minute after taking or viewing pictures before performing pixel mapping. If the camera is turned off during pixel mapping, be sure to perform it again.To adjust the CCD and the imageprocessing functionPress the Q button when [Start] (Submenu 2) isdisplayed. ● The camera checks and adjusts the CCD and the image processing function at the same time. EN 43
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Selecting a video signal system to match your TV [Video Out] s (Settings 2) Video Out The TV video signal system varies depending on the countries and regions. Before viewing camera images on your TV, select the video output according to your TV’s video signal type. Submenu 2 Application NTSC Connecting the camera to a TV in North America, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, and so on. PAL Connecting the camera to a TV in European countries, China, and so on. The factory default settings differ according to the region where the camera is sold. To play back camera images on a TV 1 Use the camera to select the same video signal system as the one of connected TV ([NTSC]/[PAL]). 2 Connect the TV and camera. Multi-connector Connect to the TV video input jack (yellow) and audio input AV cable jack (white). (supplied) Connector cover 3 Turn on the TV, and change “INPUT” to “VIDEO (an input jack connected to the camera).” For details on changing the input source of the TV, refer to the TV’s instruction manual. 4 Press the q button, and use HI to select the image for playback. Depending on the TV’s settings, the displayed images and information may become cropped.44 EN
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4).Saving battery power between shots Setting the date and time [X] [X[Power Save] s (Settings 2) X s (Settings 2) Power Save To select the date display order Submenu 2 Application 1 Press I after setting Minute, and use FG to selectOff Cancels [Power Save]. the date display order. When the camera is not being used X for approx. 10 seconds, the monitorOn automatically turns off to save battery Y M D Time power. 2011 . 02 . 26 12 : 30 Y/M/DTo resume standby mode Date orderPress any button. Cancel MENU Set OK 2 Press the Q button to complete the operation.Changing the display language [W] [W “Date, time, time zone, and language” (p. 17) s (Settings 2) W Submenu 2 Application The language for the menus andLanguages error messages displayed on the monitor is selected.1 Use FGHI to select your language and press the Q button. EN 45
    • For information on using the menus, see “Using the Menu” (p. 4). Switching between home and travel destination time zones [World Time] s (Settings 2) World Time You will not be able to select a time zone using [World Time] if the camera clock has not first been set using [X]. Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application The time in the home time zone (the time zone selected for x in x submenu 2). Home/Alternate The time in the travel destination time zone (the time selected for z in z submenu 2). x*1 — Select the home time zone (x). z*1, 2 — Select the travel destination time zone (z). *1 In areas where daylight saving time is in effect, use FG to turn daylight saving time ([Summer]) on. *2 When you select a time zone, the camera automatically calculates the time difference between the selected zone and the home time zone (x) to display the time in the travel destination time zone (z).46 EN
    • PrintingDirect printing (PictBridge*1) 2 Turn on the printer, and then connect theBy connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer and camera.printer, you can print images directly without using a Multi-connectorcomputer.To find out if your printer supports PictBridge, refer to theprinter’s instruction manual.*1 PictBridge is a standard for connecting digital cameras and printers of different makers and printing out pictures directly. Connector The printing modes, paper sizes, and other cover parameters that can be set with the camera vary depending on the printer that is used. For details, USB cable refer to the printer’s instruction manual. (supplied) For details on the available paper types, loading paper, and installing ink cassettes, refer to the Y button printer’s instruction manual.Printing images at the printer’sstandard settings [Easy Print] In the setup menu, set [USB Connection] (p. 41) to Easy Print Start Custom Print OK [Print].1 Display the image to be printed on the 3 Press I to start printing. monitor. “Viewing images” (p. 22) 4 To print another image, use HI to select an image, and press the Q button. EN 47
    • To exit printing Submenu 2 Application After a selected image is displayed on the screen, This prints the image selected in disconnect the USB cable from the camera and printer. Print Step 5. This prints all images stored in the All Print internal memory or card. This prints one image in a multiple Multi Print layout format. This prints an index of all images All Index stored in the internal memory or card. Exit Print OK This prints images based on the print Print Order*1 reservation data on the card. Changing the printer’s settings for *1 [Print Order] is available only when print reservations printing [Custom Print] have been made. “Print Reservations (DPOF)” (p. 51) 1 Follow Steps 1 and 2 for [Easy Print] (p. 47), 3 Use FG to select [Size] (Submenu 3), and press I. and press the Q button. If the [Printpaper] screen is not displayed, the [Size], 2 Use FG to select the print mode, and press [Borderless], and [Pics/Sheet] are set to the printer’s standard. the Q button. Printpaper Print Mode Select Print Size Borderless All Print Multi Print Standard Standard All Index Print Order Back MENU Set OK Exit MENU Set OK48 EN
    • 4 Use FG to select the [Borderless] or [Pics/ To make the detailed printer settings 1 Use FGHI to select the setting, and press the Sheet] settings, and press the Q button. Q button. Submenu 4 Application Print Info The image is printed with a border around it ([Off]). <x 1Off/On *1 Date Without The image is printed to fill the entire paper ([On]). File Name Without P(The number of The number of images per sheetimages per sheet ([Pics/Sheet]) is selectable only when Exit MENU Set OKvaries depending [Multi Print] is selected in Step 2.on the printer.) Submenu 5 Submenu 6 Application*1 The available settings for [Borderless] vary depending on the printer. This selects the number <× 0 to 10 of prints. If [Standard] is selected in Steps 3 and 4, the image is printed at the printer’s standard settings. Selecting [With] prints the images with the date. Date With/Without 4/30 Selecting [Without] prints the images without the date. Selecting [With] prints the file NORM 14M name on the image. 100 0004 FILE File Name With/Without Selecting [Without] does not ’11/02/26 12:30 print any file name on the Print OK image. Single Print More (Proceeds to This selects a portion of the5 Use HI to select an image. P the setting screen.) image for printing.6 Press F to make a print reservation for the current image. Press G to make the detailed printer settings for the current image. EN 49
    • To crop an image [P] [P 1 Use the zoom buttons to select the size of the cropping 9 Use FG to select [Print], and press the Q button. frame, use FGHI to move the frame, and then press the Q button. ● Printing starts. ● When [Option Set] is selected in [All Print] mode, [Print Info] screen is displayed. ● When printing is finished, the [Print Mode Select] screen is displayed. Print Mode Select Print All Print Set OK Multi Print 2 Use FG to select [OK], and press the Q button. All Index Print Order P Exit MENU Set OK To cancel printing OK 1 When [Do Not Remove USB Cable] is displayed, press Cancel the m button, use FG to select [Cancel], and then press the Q button. Back MENU Set OK 7 If necessary, repeat Steps 5 and 6 to select the image to be printed, make the detailed settings, and set [Single Print]. 8 Do Not Remove USB Cable Press the Q button. Print Cancel MENU Print Continue Cancel Print Cancel Set OK 10 Press the m button. Back MENU Set OK 11 When the message [Remove USB Cable] is displayed, disconnect the USB cable from the camera and printer.50 EN
    • Print Reservations (DPOF *1) Single-frame print reservations [<] 1In print reservations, the number of prints and date imprintoption are saved in the image on the card. This enables Display the setup menu.easy printing at a printer or print shop supporting DPOF “Using the Menu” (p. 4)by using only the print reservations on the card without acomputer or a camera.*1 DPOF is a standard for storing automatic printout 2 From the playback menu q, select [Print Order] and then press the Q button. information from digital cameras. Print reservations can be set only for the images Print Order stored on the card. Insert a card with recorded images before making print reservations. < DPOF reservations set by another DPOF device U cannot be changed by this camera. Make changes using the original device. Making new DPOF reservations with this camera will erase the Exit MENU Set OK reservations made by the other device. DPOF print reservations can be made for up to 999 images per card. 3 Use FG to select [<], and press the Q button. 4/30 0 NORM 14M FILE 100 0004 ’11/02/26 12:30 Set OK EN 51
    • Reserving one print each of all images 4 Use HI to select the image for print on the card [U] reservation. Use FG to select the quantity. Press the Q button. X 1 Follow Steps 1 and 2 in [<] (p. 51). 2 Use FG to select [U], and press the Q button. 3 No Date Follow Steps 5 and 6 in [<]. Time Back MENU Set OK Resetting all print reservation data 5 Use FG to select the [X] (date print) 1 Follow Steps 1 and 2 in [<] (p. 51). screen option, and press the Q button. Submenu 2 Application 2 Use FG to select either [<] or [U], and press the Q button. No This prints the image only. Print Order Setting This prints the image with the Date shooting date. Print Ordered This prints the image with the Time Reset shooting time. Keep Print Order Back MENU Set OK 1 ( 1) 3 Use FG to select [Reset], and press the Q button. Set Cancel Back MENU Set OK 6 Use FG to select [Set], and press the Q button.52 EN
    • Resetting the print reservation datafor selected images1 Follow Steps 1 and 2 in [<] (p. 51).2 Use FG to select [<], and press the Q button.3 Use FG to select [Keep] and press the Q button.4 Use HI to select the image with the print reservation you want to cancel. Use FG to set the print quantity to “0”.5 If necessary, repeat Step 4, and then press the Q button when finished.6 Use FG to select the [X] (date print) screen option, and press the Q button. ● The settings are applied to the remaining images with the print reservation data.7 Use FG to select [Set], and press the Q button. EN 53
    • Usage Tips If the camera does not work as intended, or if an error ● Press the q button to switch to the shooting message is displayed on the screen, and you are unsure mode. of what to do, refer to the information below to fix the ● Wait until #(flash charge) stops blinking before problem(s). taking pictures. Troubleshooting Monitor “Difficult to see”. Battery ● Condensation*1 may have occurred. Turn off the “The camera does not work even when batteries are power, and wait for the camera body to become installed”. acclimated to the surrounding temperature and dry out before taking pictures. ● Insert recharged batteries in the correct direction. *1 Dew drops can form in the camera when it is “Inserting the battery and the SD/SDHC memory suddenly taken from a cold location into a warm, card (sold separately)” (p. 12), “Charging the humid room. battery and setting up using the supplied CD” “Vertical lines appear on the screen”. (p. 13), “Charging the battery with the supplied USB-AC adapter” (p. 16) ● This condition may occur when the camera is pointed at an extremely bright subject under a clear ● Battery performance may have been reduced sky and so on. The lines do not appear, however, temporarily due to low temperature. Take the in the final image. batteries out of the camera, and warm them by putting them in your pocket for a while. “The light is caught in the picture”. ● Shooting with flash in dark situations results in an Card/Internal memory image with many flash reflections on dust in the air. “An error message is displayed”. Date and time function “Error message” (p. 55) “Date and time settings return to the default setting”. Shutter button ● If the batteries are removed and left out of the camera for about a day*2, the date and time “No picture is taken when the shutter button is settings return to the default setting, and must pressed”. be reset. ● Cancel sleep mode. *2 The time until the date and time settings return to To save battery power, the camera automatically the default setting varies depending on how long goes into sleep mode and the monitor turns off the batteries have been loaded. if there is no operation for 3 minutes when the “Date, time, time zone, and language” (p. 17) camera is turned on. No picture is taken even if the shutter button is fully pressed in this mode. Operate the zoom buttons or other buttons to restore the camera from sleep mode before taking a picture. If the camera is left for another 12 minutes, it automatically turns off. Press the n button to turn the camera on.54 EN
    • Miscellaneous Error message Corrective action“The camera makes a noise when taking pictures”. ● The camera may activate the lens and make a Internal memory/Card problem noise even if no operation is performed. This Take pictures before viewing them. No Picture is because the camera automatically performs actions of auto focus as far as it is ready to shoot. Problem with selected image Use photo retouch software, etc.Error message to view the image on a computer. If the image still cannot be viewed, Picture Error the image file is corrupted. When one of the messages below is displayed on the monitor, check the corrective action. Problem with selected image Error message Corrective action Use photo retouch software, etc. to The Image Cannot edit the image on a computer. Be Edited Card problem Insert a new card. Card Error Battery problem Charge the battery. Card problem Battery Empty The card write-protect switch is set to the “LOCK” side. Release Connection problem Write Protect the switch. Connect the camera and computer No Connection or printer correctly. Internal memory problem • Insert a card. Printer problem Memory Full • Erase unwanted images.*1 Load paper into the printer. No Paper Card problem • Replace the card. Printer problem Card Full • Erase unwanted images.*1 Refill the ink in the printer. No Ink Card Setup Card problem Use FG to select [Format], and Printer problem Power Off Format press the Q button. Next, use Remove the jammed paper. FG to select [Yes], and press the Jammed Set OK Q button.*2 Printer problem Settings Return to the status where the Memory Setup Internal memory problem Changed*3 printer can be used. Use FG to select [Memory Power Off Memory Format Format], and press the Q button. Printer problem Next, use FG to select [Yes], and Turn off the camera and printer, press the Q button.*2 check the printer for any problems, Set OK Print Error and then turn the power on again. EN 55
    • Error message Corrective action Shooting tips When you are unsure of how to take a picture that you Problem with selected image envision, refer to the information below. Use a computer to print. Cannot Print *4 *1 Before erasing important images, download them to a Focusing computer. *2 All data will be erased. “Focusing on the subject” *3 This is displayed, for instance, when the printer’s paper ● Taking a picture of a subject not in the center tray has been removed. Do not operate the printer while of the screen making the print settings on the camera. After focusing on an object at the same distance *4 This camera may be unable to print images taken by as the subject, compose the shot, and take the other cameras. picture. Pressing the shutter button halfway (p. 20) ● Set [AF Mode] (p. 35) to [Face/iESP] ● Taking a picture in [AF Tracking] mode (p. 35) The camera tracks the subject movement automatically to focus on it continuously. ● Taking a picture of subjects where autofocus is difficult In the following cases, after focusing on an object (by pressing the shutter button halfway down) with high contrast at the same distance as the subject, compose the shot, and take the picture. Subjects with low contrast When extremely bright objects appear in the center of the screen56 EN
    • Camera shake Object with no vertical lines*1 “Taking pictures without camera shake” ● Taking pictures using N mode (p. 26) ● Select C (Sport) in s mode (p. 26)*1 It is also effective to compose the shot by holding the The C (Sport) mode uses a fast shutter speed camera vertically to focus, and then returning to the and can reduce the blur incurred by a moving horizontal position to take the picture. subject. ● Taking pictures at a high ISO sensitivity If a high ISO sensitivity is selected, pictures can be taken at a high shutter speed even at locations When objects are at different distances where a flash cannot be used. “Selecting the ISO sensitivity” (p. 32) Exposure (brightness) Fast-moving object “Taking pictures with the right brightness” ● Taking pictures using [Fill In] (p. 30) flash A subject against backlight is brightened. ● Taking pictures using exposure compensation (p. 31) Adjust the brightness while viewing the screen for The subject is not in the center of taking the picture. Normally, taking pictures of white the frame subjects (such as snow) results in images that are darker than the actual subject. Use the exposure compensation to adjust in the positive (+) direction to express whites as they appear. When taking pictures of black subjects, on the other hand, it is effective to adjust in the negative (-) direction. EN 57
    • Playback/Editing tips Color hue “Taking pictures with colors at the same shade as Playback they appear” ● Taking pictures by selecting white balance “Playing images in the internal memory and card” (p. 32) ● Remove the card when playing pictures in the Best results in most environments can normally internal memory be obtained with the [WB Auto] setting, but for “To remove the SD/SDHC memory card” (p. 13) some subjects, you should try experimenting with different settings. (This is especially true for sunshade under a clear sky, mixed natural and Editing artificial light settings, and so on.) “Erasing the sound recorded to a still image” Image quality ● Record over the sound with silence when playing back the image “Taking sharper pictures” “Adding sound to still images [R]” (p. 38) ● Taking pictures with the optical zoom Avoid using digital zoom (p. 21, 36) to take pictures. ● Taking pictures at a low ISO sensitivity If the picture is taken with a high ISO sensitivity, noise (small colored spots and color unevenness that were not in the original image) can occur, and the image can appear grainy. The resulting image is grainier than with low ISO sensitivity as well. “Selecting the ISO sensitivity” (p. 32) Batteries “Making batteries last longer” ● Avoid any of the following operations when not actually taking pictures because they deplete the battery power ● Repeatedly pressing the shutter button halfway ● Repeatedly using the zoom ● Set [Power Save] (p. 45) to [On]58 EN
    • AppendixCamera care The battery and USB-AC adapterExterior • This camera uses one Olympus lithium ion battery• Wipe gently with a soft cloth. If the camera is very dirty, (LI-70B). No other type of batteries can be used. soak the cloth in mild soapy water and wring well. Wipe Caution: the camera with the damp cloth and then dry it with a There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced dry cloth. If you have used the camera at the beach, with the incorrect battery type. use a cloth soaked in clean water and wrung well. Dispose of the used battery following the instructions.Monitor (p. 66)• Wipe gently with a soft cloth. • Power consumption by the camera varies depending on which functions are used.Lens • During the conditions described below, power is• Blow dust off the lens with a commercial blower, then consumed continuously and the battery becomes wipe gently with a lens cleaner. exhausted quickly.Battery/USB-AC adapter • The zoom is used repeatedly.• Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. • The shutter button is pressed halfway repeatedly in shooting mode, activating the auto focus. Do not use strong solvents such as benzene or • A picture is displayed on the monitor for an extended alcohol, or chemically treated cloth. period of time. Mold may form on the lens surface if the lens is left • The camera is connected to a printer. dirty. • Using an exhausted battery may cause the camera to turn off without displaying the battery level warning.Storage • The rechargeable battery is not fully charged at the time of purchase. Use the supplied F-2AC USB-AC adapter• When storing the camera for extended periods, remove (hereafter referred to as USB-AC adapter) to charge the the battery, USB-AC adapter and card, and keep in a battery before use. cool, dry place that is well ventilated. • When the included USB-AC adapter is used, charging• Periodically insert the battery and test the camera usually takes approximately 3 hours (varies on usage). functions. • The supplied USB-AC adapter is for charging and playback only. Do not take pictures while the USB-AC Avoid leaving the camera in places where chemical adapter is connected to the camera. The camera cannot products are handled since this may result in playback without the battery even when connected to corrosion. the USB-AC adapter. EN 59
    • • The included USB-AC adapter is designed to be Using an SD/SDHC memory card used only with this camera. Other cameras cannot be charged with this USB-AC adapter. A card (and internal memory) also corresponds to the Do not use with other devices. film that records images in a film camera. Otherwise, the • For plug-in type USB-AC adapter: recorded images (data) can be erased, and retouching is The included USB-AC adapter is intended to be also available with the use of a computer. Cards can be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position. removed from the camera and exchanged, but this is not possible with the internal memory. Use of larger capacity Using your USB-AC adapter abroad cards enables you to take more pictures. • The USB-AC adapter can be used in most home SD/SDHC card write-protect switch electrical sources within the range of 100 V to 240 V AC The SD/SDHC card body has a write-protect switch. If you (50/60Hz) around the world. However, depending on the set the switch to the “LOCK” side, you will not be able to country or area you are in, the AC wall outlet may be write to the card, delete data or format. Release the switch shaped differently and the USB-AC adapter may require to enable writing. a plug adapter to match the wall outlet. For details, ask at your local electrical shop or travel agent. • Do not use travel voltage converters as they could damage your USB-AC adapter. LOCK Cards compatible with this camera SD/SDHC memory cards (visit the Olympus website for information on memory cards that have been tested and approved for use)60 EN
    • Using a new card Readout/recording process of the cardCards must be formatted with this camera before first use During shooting, the current memory indicator lights inor after being used with other cameras or computers. red while the camera is writing data. Never open the[Memory Format]/[Format] (p. 41) battery/card compartment cover or unplug the USB cable. This can not only damage the image data but also renderChecking the image saving location the internal memory or card unusable.The memory indicator shows whether the internal memoryor card is being used during shooting and playback. PCurrent memory indicator v: Internal memory is being used 0.0 WB w: Card is being used AUTO ISO AUTO Current memory indicator 4 14M # P Lights in red 0.0 WB AUTO ISO AUTO 4 14M # 4/30 Shooting mode ’11/02/26 12:30 Playback mode Even if [Memory Format]/[Format], [Erase], [Sel. Image], or [All Erase] is performed, the data in the card is not completely erased. When disposing of the card, damage the card to prevent the disclosure of personal data. EN 61
    • Number of storable pictures (still images)/Continuous recording length (movies) in the internal memory and SD/SDHC memory cards The figures for the number of storable still pictures and continuous recording length are approximate. The actual capacity varies with shooting conditions and the card used. Still images Number of storable still pictures Image Size Compression Internal memory SD/SDHC memory card (1 GB) L 6 128 6 4288×3216 M 12 253 L 11 219 4 3264×2448 M 21 430 L 17 353 n 2560×1920 M 34 683 L 28 566 3 2048×1536 M 56 1,122 L 46 924 2 1600×1200 M 92 1,848 L 71 1,428 1 1280×960 M 143 2,856 L 287 5,712 7 640×480 M 526 10,472 L 43 860 0 1920×1080 M 85 1,69862 EN
    • Movies Continuous recording length Image Size Frame Rate Internal memory SD/SDHC memory card (1 GB) With sound Without sound With sound Without sound N 14 sec. 14 sec. 4 min. 54 sec. 4 min. 54 sec. L 1280×720 O 29 sec. 29 sec. 9 min. 46 sec. 9 min. 49 sec. N 26 sec. 26 sec. 8 min. 53 sec. 8 min. 56 sec. 8 640×480 O 53 sec. 53 sec. 17 min. 42 sec. 17 min. 52 sec. N 1 min. 14 sec. 1 min. 15 sec. 24 min. 42 sec. 25 min. 0 sec. 9 320×240 O 2 min. 27 sec. 2 min. 30 sec. 48 min. 51 sec. 50 min. 1 sec. The maximum file size of a single movie is 2 GB, regardless of the capacity of the card.Increasing the number of pictures that can be takenEither erase unwanted images, or connect the camera to a computer or other device to save the images, and then erasethe images in the internal memory or card.[Erase] (p. 24, 39), [Sel. Image] (p. 39), [All Erase] (p. 39), [Memory Format]/[Format] (p. 41) EN 63
    • SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Location — To avoid damage to the product, mount the product securely on a stable tripod, stand, or bracket. Power Source — Connect this product only to the power CAUTION source described on the product label. Lightning — If a lightning storm occurs while using a USB-AC RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK adapter, remove it from the wall outlet immediately. DO NOT OPEN Foreign Objects — To avoid personal injury, never insert a metal object into the product. CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRICAL Heat — Never use or store this product near any heat source SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). such as a radiator, heat register, stove, or any type of NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. equipment or appliance that generates heat, including stereo REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED OLYMPUS SERVICE amplifiers. PERSONNEL. An exclamation mark enclosed in a Handling the Camera triangle alerts you to important operating and maintenance instructions in the WARNING documentation provided with the product. • Do not use the camera near flammable or explosive gases. DANGER If the product is used without observing • Do not use the flash and LED (such as the AF illuminator) on the information given under this symbol, people (infants, small children, etc.) at close range. serious injury or death may result. • You must be at least 1 m (3 ft.) away from the faces of your WARNING If the product is used without observing subjects. Firing the flash too close to the subject’s eyes could the information given under this symbol, cause a momentary loss of vision. injury or death may result. • Keep young children and infants away from the camera. • Always use and store the camera out of the reach of young CAUTION If the product is used without observing children and infants to prevent the following dangerous the information given under this symbol, situations which could cause serious injury: minor personal injury, damage to the • Becoming entangled in the camera strap, causing equipment, or loss of valuable data may strangulation. result. • Accidentally swallowing the battery, cards or other small parts. WARNING! • Accidentally firing the flash into their own eyes or those of TO AVOID THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRICAL SHOCK, another child. NEVER DISASSEMBLE, EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT • Accidentally being injured by the moving parts of the TO WATER OR OPERATE IN A HIGH HUMIDITY camera. ENVIRONMENT. • Do not look at the sun or strong lights with the camera. • Do not use or store the camera in dusty or humid places. General Precautions • Do not cover the flash with a hand while firing. • Use SD/SDHC memory cards only. Never use other types of Read All Instructions — Before you use the product, read all cards. operating instructions. Save all manuals and documentation If you accidently insert another type of card into the camera, for future reference. contact an authorized distributor or service center. Do not try to Cleaning — Always unplug this product from the wall outlet remove the card by force. before cleaning. Use only a damp cloth for cleaning. Never use any type of liquid or aerosol cleaner, or any type of organic solvent to clean this product. CAUTION Attachments — For your safety, and to avoid damaging the • Stop using the camera immediately if you notice any unusual product, use only accessories recommended by Olympus. odors, noise, or smoke around it. Water and Moisture — For precautions on products with • Never remove the batteries with bare hands, which may weatherproof designs, read the weatherproofing sections. cause a fire or burn your hands.64 EN
    • • Never hold or operate the camera with wet hands. • Always store batteries out of the reach of small children. If a• Do not leave the camera in places where it may be subject to child accidentally swallows a battery, seek medical attention extremely high temperatures. immediately. • Doing so may cause parts to deteriorate and, in some circumstances, cause the camera to catch fire. WARNING Do not use the USB-AC adapter if it is covered (such as a • Keep batteries dry at all times. blanket). This could cause overheating, resulting in fire. • To prevent batteries from leaking, overheating, or causing a• Handle the camera with care to avoid getting a low-temperature fire or explosion, use only batteries recommended for use with burn. this product. • When the camera contains metal parts, overheating can • Insert the battery carefully as described in the operating result in a low-temperature burn. Pay attention to the instructions. following: • If rechargeable batteries have not been recharged within the • When used for a long period, the camera will get hot. If you specified time, stop charging them and do not use them. hold on to the camera in this state, a low-temperature burn • Do not use a battery if it is cracked or broken. may be caused. • If a battery leaks, becomes discolored or deformed, or • In places subject to extremely cold temperatures, the becomes abnormal in any other way during operation, stop temperature of the camera’s body may be lower than the using the camera. environmental temperature. If possible, wear gloves when • If a battery leaks fluid onto your clothing or skin, remove the handling the camera in cold temperatures. clothing and flush the affected area with clean, running cold• Be careful with the strap. water immediately. If the fluid burns your skin, seek medical • Be careful with the strap when you carry the camera. It could attention immediately. easily catch on stray objects and cause serious damage. • Never subject batteries to strong shocks or continuous vibration. Battery Handling Precautions CAUTIONFollow these important guidelines to prevent batteries • Before loading, always inspect the battery carefully for leaks,from leaking, overheating, burning, exploding, or causing discoloration, warping, or any other abnormality.electrical shocks or burns. • The battery may become hot during prolonged use. To avoid minor burns, do not remove it immediately after using the DANGER camera.• The camera uses a lithium ion battery specified by Olympus. • Always unload the battery from the camera before storing the Charge the battery with the specified USB-AC adapter. Do not camera for a long period. use any other USB-AC adapters.• Never heat or incinerate batteries. Caution for Usage Environment• Take precautions when carrying or storing batteries to prevent • To protect the high-precision technology contained in this them from coming into contact with any metal objects such as product, never leave the camera in the places listed below, no jewelry, pins, fasteners, etc. matter if in use or storage:• Never store batteries where they will be exposed to direct • Places where temperatures and/or humidity are high or go sunlight, or subjected to high temperatures in a hot vehicle, through extreme changes. Direct sunlight, beaches, locked near a heat source, etc. cars, or near other heat sources (stove, radiator, etc.) or• To prevent causing battery leaks or damaging their terminals, humidifiers. carefully follow all instructions regarding the use of batteries. • In sandy or dusty environments. Never attempt to disassemble a battery or modify it in any • Near flammable items or explosives. way, solder, etc. • In wet places, such as bathrooms or in the rain. When using• If battery fluid gets into your eyes, flush your eyes immediately products with weatherproof designs, read their manuals with clear, cold running water and seek medical attention as well. immediately. • In places prone to strong vibrations. EN 65
    • • Never drop the camera or subject it to severe shocks or LCD Monitor vibrations. • When attaching the camera to or removing it from a tripod, • Do not push the monitor forcibly; otherwise the image may rotate the tripod screw, not the camera. become vague, resulting in a playback mode failure or damage • Before transporting the camera, remove a tripod and all other to the monitor. non-OLYMPUS accessories. • A strip of light may appear on the top/bottom of the monitor, but • Do not touch electric contacts on cameras. this is not a malfunction. • Do not leave the camera pointed directly at the sun. This may • When a subject is viewed diagonally in the camera, the cause lens or shutter curtain damage, color failure, ghosting on edges may appear zigzagged on the monitor. This is not a the CCD, or may possibly cause fires. malfunction; it will be less noticeable in playback mode. • Do not push or pull severely on the lens. • In places subject to low temperatures, the LCD monitor may • Before storing the camera for a long period, remove the take a long time to turn on or its color may change temporarily. batteries. Select a cool, dry location for storage to prevent When using the camera in extremely cold places, it is a good condensation or mold from forming inside the camera. After idea to occasionally place it in a warm place. An LCD monitor storage, test the camera by turning it on and pressing the exhibiting poor performance due to low temperatures will shutter button to make sure that it is operating normally. recover in normal temperatures. • The camera may malfunction if it is used in a location where • The LCD used for the monitor is made with high-precision it is subject to a magnetic/electromagnetic field, radio waves, technology. However, black spots or bright spots of light or high voltage, such as near a TV set, microwave, video may appear constantly on the LCD Monitor. Due to its game, loud speakers, large monitor unit, TV/radio tower, or characteristics or the angle at which you are viewing the transmission towers. In such cases, turn the camera off and on monitor, the spot may not be uniform in color and brightness. again before further operation. This is not a malfunction. • Always observe the operating environment restrictions described in the camera’s manual. Legal and Other Notices • Olympus makes no representations or warranties regarding Battery Handling Precautions any damages, or benefit expected by using this unit lawfully, • This camera uses a lithium ion battery specified by Olympus. or any request from a third person, which are caused by the Do not use any other type of battery. inappropriate use of this product. • If the battery’s terminals get wet or greasy, camera contact • Olympus makes no representations or warranties regarding failure may result. Wipe the battery well with a dry cloth any damages or any benefit expected by using this unit before use. lawfully which are caused by erasing picture data. • Always charge a battery when using it for the first time, or if it has not been used for a long period. Disclaimer of Warranty • When operating the camera with battery power at low • Olympus makes no representations or warranties, either temperatures, try to keep the camera and spare battery expressed or implied, by or concerning any content of these as warm as possible. A battery that has run down at low written materials or software, and in no event shall be liable temperatures may be restored after it is warmed at room for any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for any temperature. particular purpose or for any consequential, incidental or • The number of pictures you can take may vary depending on indirect damages (including but not limited to damages for loss the shooting conditions or battery. of business profits, business interruption and loss of business • Please recycle batteries to help save our planet’s resources. information) arising from the use or inability to use these When you throw away dead batteries, be sure to cover their written materials or software or equipment. Some countries do terminals and always observe local laws and regulations. not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages or of the implied warranty, so the above limitations may not apply to you. • Olympus reserves all rights to this manual.66 EN
    • Warning Use Only Dedicated Rechargeable Battery and USB-AC adapterUnauthorized photographing or use of copyrighted materialmay violate applicable copyright laws. Olympus assumes no We strongly recommend that you use only the genuine Olympusresponsibility for unauthorized photographing, use or other acts dedicated rechargeable battery and USB-AC adapter with thisthat infringe upon the rights of copyright owners. camera. Using a non-Olympus rechargeable battery and/or USB-AC adapter may result in fire or personal injury due to Copyright Notice leakage, heating, ignition or damage to the battery. Olympus does not assume any liability for accidents or damage that mayAll rights reserved. No part of these written materials or this result from the use of a battery and/or USB-AC adapter that aresoftware may be reproduced or used in any form or by any not genuine Olympus accessories.means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying andrecording or the use of any type of information storage and For customers in North and South Americaretrieval system, without the prior written permission of Olympus.No liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information For customers in USAcontained in these written materials or software, or for damages Declaration of Conformityresulting from the use of the information contained therein. Model Number: VG-140/D-715Olympus reserves the right to alter the features and contents of VG-130/D-710this publication or software without obligation or advance notice. VG-120/D-705 Trade Name: OLYMPUS FCC Notice Responsible Party:• Radio and Television Interference• Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the Address: 3500 Corporate Parkway, P.O. Box 610, manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate this Center Valley, PA 18034-0610, U.S.A. equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply Telephone Number: 484-896-5000 with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of Tested To Comply With FCC Standards the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.• This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance subject to the following two conditions: with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio (1) This device may not cause harmful interference. communications. (2) This device must accept any interference received, including• However, there is no guarantee that interference will not interference that may cause undesired operation. occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can For customers in Canada be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES- encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of 003. the following measures: • Adjust or relocate the receiving antenna. OLYMPUS WORLDWIDE LIMITED WARRANTY • Increase the distance between the camera and receiver. - IMAGING PRODUCTS • Connect the equipment to an outlet on a circuit different from Olympus warrants that the enclosed Olympus® imaging that to which the receiver is connected. product(s) and related Olympus® accessories (individually • Consult your dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician a “Product” and collectively the “Products”) will be free from for help. Only the OLYMPUS-supplied USB cable should defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and be used to connect the camera to USB enabled personal service for a period of one (1) year from the date of purchase. computers (PC). If any Product proves to be defective within the one-year warranty period, the customer must return the defective ProductAny unauthorized changes or modifications to this equipment to any of Olympus Service Centers, following the procedure setwould void the user’s authority to operate it. forth below (See “WHAT TO DO WHEN SERVICE IS NEEDED”). EN 67
    • Olympus, at its sole discretion, will repair, replace, or adjust EXCEPT FOR THE LIMITED WARRANTY SET FORTH the defective Product, provided that Olympus investigation and ABOVE, OLYMPUS MAKES NO AND DISCLAIMS ALL OTHER factory inspection disclose that (a) such defect developed under REPRESENTATIONS, GUARANTIES, CONDITIONS, AND normal and proper use and (b) the Product is covered under this WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE PRODUCTS, WHETHER limited warranty. DIRECT OR INDIRECT, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ARISING Repair, replacement, or adjustment of defective Products shall UNDER ANY STATUTE, ORDINANCE, COMMERCIAL USAGE be Olympus’s sole obligation and the customer’s sole remedy OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY hereunder. WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION AS TO THE SUITABILITY, The customer is liable and shall pay for shipment of the DURABILITY, DESIGN, OPERATION, OR CONDITON OF Products to the Olympus Service Center. THE PRODUCTS (OR ANY PART THEREOF) OR THE Olympus shall not be obligated to perform preventive MERCHANTABILITY OF THE PRODUCTS OR THEIR FITNESS maintenance, installation, deinstallation, or maintenance. FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR RELATING TO THE Olympus reserves the right to (i) use reconditioned, refurbished, INFRINGEMENT OF ANY PATENT, COPYRIGHT, OR OTHER and/or serviceable used parts (that meet Olympus’s quality PROPRIETARY RIGHT USED OR INCLUDED THEREIN. assurance standards) for warranty or any other repairs and (ii) IF ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES APPLY AS A MATTER OF make any internal or external design and/or feature changes LAW, THEY ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LENGTH OF on or to its products without any liability to incorporate such THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. changes on or to the Products. SOME STATES MAY NOT RECOGNIZE A DISCLAIMER OR LIMITATION OF WARRANTIES AND/OR LIMITATION OF WHAT IS NOT COVERED BY THIS LIMITED LIABILITY SO THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS AND EXCLUSIONS WARRANTY MAY NOT APPLY. Excluded from this limited warranty and not warranted by THE CUSTOMER MAY ALSO HAVE DIFFERENT AND/OR Olympus in any fashion, either express, implied, or by statute, ADDITIONAL RIGHTS AND REMEDIES THAT VARY FROM are: STATE TO STATE. (a) products and accessories not manufactured by Olympus THE CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT and/or not bearing the “OLYMPUS” brand label (the OLYMPUS SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY warranty coverage for products and accessories of other DAMAGES THAT THE CUSTOMER MAY INCUR FROM manufacturers, which may be distributed by Olympus, is the DELAYED SHIPMENT, PRODUCT FAILURE, PRODUCT responsibility of the manufacturers of such products and DESIGN, SELECTION, OR PRODUCTION, IMAGE OR DATA accessories in accordance with the terms and duration of LOSS OR IMPAIRMENT OR FROM ANY OTHER CAUSE, such manufacturers’ warranties); WHETHER LIABILITY IS ASSERTED IN CONTRACT, TORT (b) any Product which has been disassembled, repaired, (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE AND STRICT PRODUCT LIABILITY) tampered with, altered, changed, or modified by persons OR OTHERWISE. IN NO EVENT SHALL OLYMPUS BE LIABLE other than Olympus’s own authorized service personnel FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR unless repair by others is made with the written consent of SPECIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING WITHOUT Olympus; LIMITATION LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF USE), WHETHER (c) defects or damage to the Products resulting from wear, tear, OR NOT OLYMPUS SHALL BE OR SHOULD BE AWARE OF misuse, abuse, negligence, sand, liquids, impact, improper THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH POTENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE. storage, nonperformance of scheduled operator and Representations and warranties made by any person, including maintenance items, battery leakage, use of non-“OLYMPUS” but not limited to dealers, representatives, salespersons, or brand accessories, consumables, or supplies, or use of the agents of Olympus, which are inconsistent or in conflict with Products in combination with non-compatible devices; or in addition to the terms of this limited warranty, shall not be (d) software programs; binding upon Olympus unless reduced to writing and approved (e) supplies and consumables (including but not limited to by an expressly authorized officer of Olympus. lamps, ink, paper, film, prints, negatives, cables and This limited warranty is the complete and exclusive statement of batteries); and/or warranty which Olympus agrees to provide with respect to the (f) Products which do not contain a validly placed and recorded Products and it shall supersede all prior and contemporaneous Olympus serial number, unless they are a model on which oral or written agreements, understandings, proposals, and Olympus does not place and record serial numbers. communications pertaining to the subject matter hereof.68 EN
    • This limited warranty is exclusively for the benefit of the original For customers in Europecustomer and cannot be transferred or assigned. “CE” mark indicates that this product compliesWHAT TO DO WHEN SERVICE IS NEEDED with the European requirements for safety,The customer must transfer any image or other data saved on health, environment and customer protection.a Product to another image or data storage medium and/or “CE” mark cameras are intended for sales inremove any film from the Product prior to sending the Product to Europe.Olympus for service. This symbol [crossed-out wheeled bin WEEEIN NO EVENT SHALL OLYMPUS BE RESPONSIBLE FOR Annex IV] indicates separate collection of wasteSAVING, KEEPING OR MAINTAINING ANY IMAGE OR DATA electrical and electronic equipment in the EUSAVED ON A PRODUCT RECEIVED BY IT FOR SERVICE, countries.OR ON ANY FILM CONTAINED WITHIN A PRODUCT Please do not throw the equipment into theRECEIVED BY IT FOR SERVICE, NOR SHALL OLYMPUS BE domestic refuse.RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES IN THE EVENT ANY Please use the return and collection systemsIMAGE OR DATA IS LOST OR IMPAIRED WHILE SERVICE IS available in your country for the disposal ofBEING PERFORMED (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, this product.DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL ORSPECIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF PROFITS OR LOSS OF USE), This symbol [crossed-out wheeled binWHETHER OR NOT OLYMPUS SHALL BE OR SHOULD BE Directive 2006/66/EC Annex II] indicatesAWARE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH POTENTIAL LOSS separate collection of waste batteries in theOR IMPAIRMENT. EU countries.Package the Product carefully using ample padding material to Please do not throw the batteries into theprevent damage in transit and either deliver it to the Authorized domestic refuse. Please use the return andOlympus Dealer that sold you the Product or ship it postage collection systems available in your country forprepaid and insured to any of our Olympus Service Centers. the disposal of the waste batteries.When returning Products for service, your package shouldinclude the following: Provisions of warranty1 Sales receipt showing date and place of purchase. 1 If this product proves to be defective, although it has been2 Copy of this limited warranty bearing the Product serial used properly (in accordance with the written Handling number corresponding to the serial number on the Care and Operating instructions supplied with it), during the Product (unless it is a model on which Olympus does not applicable national warranty period and has been purchased place and record serial numbers). from an authorized Olympus distributor within the business3 A detailed description of the problem. area of Olympus Europa Holding GmbH as stipulated on4 Sample prints, negatives, digital prints (or files on disk) if the website: http://www.olympus.com this product will be available and related to the problem. repaired, or at Olympus’s option replaced, free of charge.When service is completed, the Product will be returned to you To claim under this warranty the customer must take thepostage prepaid. product before the end of the applicable national warranty period to the dealer where the product was purchased or anyWHERE TO SEND PRODUCT FOR SERVICE other Olympus service station within the business area ofSee “WORLDWIDE WARRANTY” for the nearest service center. Olympus Europa Holding GmbH as stipulated on the website: http://www.olympus.com. During the one year period of theINTERNATIONAL WARRANTY SERVICE World Wide Guarantee the customer may turn the product inInternational warranty service is available under this warranty. at any Olympus service station. Please notice that not in all countries such Olympus service station exists. 2 The customer shall transport the product to the dealer or Olympus authorized service station at his own risk and shall be responsible for any costs incurred in transporting the product. EN 69
    • Provisions of Guarantee 4 Olympus’s sole liability under this Guarantee shall be limited 1 “OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP., Shinjuku Monolith, 2-3-1 to repairing or replacing the product. Any liability under the Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 163-0914, Japan grants a Guarantee for indirect or consequential loss or damage of one year World Wide Guarantee. This worldwide Guarantee any kind incurred or suffered by the customer due to a defect must be presented at an Olympus authorized repair service of the product, and in particular any loss or damage caused station before any repair can be made under conditions to any lenses, films, other equipment or accessories used of this Guarantee. This Guarantee is valid only if the with the product or for any loss resulting from a delay in repair Guarantee Certificate and proof of purchase are presented or loss of data, is excluded. Compelling regulations by law at the Olympus repair service station. Please note that this remain unaffected by this. Guarantee is in addition to and does not affect the customer’s Notes regarding Guarantee maintenance legal warranty rights under the applicable national legislation 1 This Guarantee will only be valid if the Guarantee Certificate governing the sale of consumer goods mentioned above. is duly completed by Olympus or an authorized dealer or 2 This Guarantee does not cover the following and the other documents contain sufficient proof. Therefore, please customer will be required to pay repair charge, even for make sure that your name, the name of the dealer, the defects occurring within the Guarantee period referred to serial number and the year, month and date of purchase above. are all completed or the original invoice or the sales receipt a. Any defect that occurs due to mishandling (such as an (indicating the dealer’s name, the date of purchase and operation performed that is not mentioned in the Handling product type) is attached to this Guarantee Certificate. Care or other sections of the instructions, etc.) Olympus reserves the right to refuse free-of-charge service b. Any defect that occurs due to repair, modification, cleaning, if neither Guarantee Certificate is completed nor the above etc. performed by anyone other than Olympus or an document is attached or if the information contained in it is Olympus authorized service station. incomplete or illegible. c. Any defect or damage that occurs due to transport, a fall, 2 Since this Guarantee Certificate will not be re-issued, keep it shock, etc. after purchase of the product. in a safe place. d. Any defect or damage that occurs due to fire, earthquake, * Please refer to the list on the web site: http://www.olympus. flood damage, thunderbolt, other natural disasters, com for the authorized international Olympus service environmental pollution and irregular voltage sources. network. e. Any defect that occurs due to careless or improper storage (such as keeping the product under conditions For customers in Asia of high temperature and humidity, near insect repellents such as naphthalene or harmful drugs, etc.), improper Provisions of warranty maintenance, etc. 1 lf this product proves to be defective, although it has been f. Any defect that occurs due to exhausted batteries, etc. used properly (in accordance with the written Handling Care g. Any defect that occurs due to sand, mud, etc. entering the and Operating instructions supplied with it), during a period inside of the product casing. of up to one year from the date of purchase this product h. When the Guarantee Certificate is not returned with the will be repaired, or at Olympus’s option replaced, free of product. charge. To claim under warranty the customer must take the i. When any alterations whatsoever are made to the product and this Warranty certificate before the end of the Guarantee Certificate regarding the year, month and date one year warranty period to the dealer where the product was of purchase, the customer’s name, the dealer’s name, and purchased or any Olympus authorized service station listed in the serial number. the instructions and request the necessary repairs. j. When proof of purchase is not presented with this 2 The customer shall transport the product to the dealer or Guarantee Certificate. Olympus authorized service station at his own risk and shall 3 This Guarantee applies to the product only; the Guarantee be responsible for any costs incurred in transporting the does not apply to any other accessory equipment, such as product. the case, strap, lens cap and batteries. 3 This warranty does not cover the following and the customer will be required to pay repair charge, even for defects occurring within the one year period referred to above.70 EN
    • a. Any defect that occurs due to mishandling (such as an Notes regarding warranty maintenance operation performed that is not mentioned in the Handling 1 This Warranty will only be valid if the Warranty Certificate is Care or other sections of the instructions, etc.) duly completed by Olympus or the dealer. Make sure that b. Any defect that occurs due to repair, modification, cleaning, your name, the name of the dealer, the serial number and the etc. performed by anyone other than Olympus or an year, month and date of purchase are all completed. Olympus authorized service station. 2 Since this Warranty Certificate will not be re-issued, keep it in c. Any defect or damage that occurs due to transport, a falI, a safe place. shock, etc. after purchase of the product. 3 Any request for repair by a customer in same country where d. Any defect or damage that occurs due to fire, earthquake, the product was purchased shall be subject to the terms flood damage, thunderbolt, other natural disasters, of the warranty issued by the Olympus distributor in that environmental pollution and irregular voltage sources. country. Where the local Olympus distributor does not issue a e. Any defect that occurs due to careless or improper separate warranty or where the customer is not in the country storage (such as keeping the product under conditions where the product was purchased the terms of this worldwide of high temperature and humidity, near insect repellents warranty shall apply. such as naphthalene or harmful drugs, etc.), improper 4 Where applicable, this Warranty is valid worldwide. The maintenance, etc. Olympus authorized service stations listed in this Warranty f. Any defect that occurs due to exhausted batteries, etc. will gladly honor it. g. Any defect that occurs due to sand, mud, etc. entering the * Please refer to the appended list for the authorized inside of the product casing. international Olympus service network. h. When this Warranty Certificate is not returned with the product. Disclaimer of Warranty i. When any alterations whatsoever are made to the Olympus makes no representations or warranties, either Warranty Certificate regarding the year, month and date of expressed or implied, by or concerning any content if these purchase, the customer’s name, the dealer’s name, and written materials or software, and in no event shall be liable the serial number. for any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for any j. When proof of purchase is not presented with this particular purpose or for any consequential, incidental or Warranty Certificate. indirect damages (including but not limited to damages for loss4 This Warranty applies to the product only; the Warranty does of business profits, business interruption and loss of business not apply to any other accessory equipment, such as the information) arising from the use of inability to use these written case, strap, lens cap and batteries. materials or software. Some states do not allow the exclusion or5 Olympus’ sole liability under this warranty shall be limited to limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, so repairing or replacing the product and any liability for indirect the above limitations may not apply to you. or consequential loss or damage of any kind incurred or suffered by the customer due to a defect in the product, and Trademarks in particular any loss or damage caused to any film or lenses or other equipment or accessories used with the product or • IBM is a registered trademark of International Business for any loss resulting from delay in repair, is excluded. Machines Corporation. • Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of MicrosoftNotes; Corporation.1 This Warranty is in addition to and does not affect the • Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Inc. customer’s statutory right. • SDHC logo is a trademark.2 lf you have any queries regarding this Warranty, call any • All other company and product names are registered of the Olympus authorized service stations listed in the trademarks and/or trademarks of their respective owners. instructions. • The standards for camera file systems referred to in this manual are the “Design rule for Camera File system/DCF” standards stipulated by the Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA). EN 71
    • The software in this camera may include third party software. Any third party software is subject to the terms and conditions, imposed by the owners or licensors of that software, under which such software is provided to you. Those terms and other third party software notices, if any, may be found in the software notice PDF file stored within the accompanying CD-ROM or at http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/digicamera/download/ notice/notice.cfm72 EN
    • SPECIFICATIONSCameraProduct type : Digital camera (for shooting and displaying)Recording system Still pictures : Digital recording, JPEG (in accordance with Design rule for Camera File system (DCF)) Applicable standards : Exif 2.2, Digital Print Order Format (DPOF), PRINT Image Matching III, PictBridge Sound with still pictures : Wave format Movie : AVI Motion JPEGMemory : Internal memory, SD/SDHC memory cardNo. of effective pixels : 14,000,000 pixelsImage pickup device : 1/2.3” CCD (primary color filter)Lens : Olympus lens 4.7 to 23.5 mm, f2.8 to 6.5 (equivalent to 26 to 130 mm on a 35 mm camera)Photometric system : Digital ESP metering systemShutter speed : 4 to 1/2000 sec.Shooting range : 0.6 m (2.0 ft.) to (W), 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) to (T) (normal) 0.2 m (0.7 ft.) to (W), 0.6 m (2.0 ft.) to (T) (macro mode) 0.05 m (0.16 ft.) to (super macro mode)Monitor : 3.0” TFT color LCD display, 230,000 dotsConnector : Multi-connector (USB connector, A/V OUT jack)Automatic calendar system : 2000 up to 2099Operating environment Temperature : 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) (operation)/ -20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F) (storage) Humidity : 30 % to 90 % (operation)/10 % to 90 % (storage)Power supply : One Olympus lithium ion battery (LI-70B)Dimensions : VG-140/D-715, VG-130/D-710: 96.0 mm (W) × 56.5 mm (H) × 19.3 mm (D) (3.8 × 2.2 × 0.8 in.) (excluding protrusions) VG-120/D-705: 96.4 mm (W) × 56.9 mm (H) × 19.1 mm (D) (3.8 × 2.2 × 0.8 in.) (excluding protrusions)Weight : VG-140/D-715, VG-130/D-710: 125 g (4.4 oz) (including battery and card) VG-120/D-705: 120 g (4.2 oz) (including battery and card) EN 73
    • Lithium ion battery (LI-70B) Product type : Lithium ion rechargeable battery Standard voltage : DC 3.6 V Standard capacity : 650 mAh Battery life : Approx. 300 full charges (varies on usage) Operating environment Temperature : 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) (charging)/ -10°C to 60°C (14°F to 140°F) (operation)/ -20°C to 35°C (-4°F to 95°F) (storage) USB-AC adapter (F-2AC) Model No. : F-2AC-1A/F-2AC-2A/F-2AC-1B/F-2AC-2B/F-2AC-1C/F-2AC-3C/F-2AC-4C/ F-2AC-5C Power requirements : AC 100 to 240 V (50/60 Hz) Output : F-2AC-1A/F-2AC-2A/F-2AC-1B/F-2AC-2B: DC 5 V, 500 mA F-2AC-1C/F-2AC-3C/F-2AC-4C/F-2AC-5C: DC 5 V, 550 mA Operating environment Temperature : 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) (operation)/ -20 °C to 60 °C (-4 °F to 140 °F) (storage) Design and specifications subject to change without notice.74 EN
    • VR406901