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VPC-S1070
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
Digital Camera
10 Mega Pixels

Summary of Contents

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    VPC-S1070 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Digital Camera 10 Mega Pixels...

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    Preface About this Manual This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice. Copyright This manual contains proprietary information protected by copyright. All rights are reserved.

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    ii Preface Trademark Recognition Windows XP/Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is an abbreviated term referring to the Microsoft Windows Operation System. Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Corporation. ArcSoft is the trademark of ArcSoft System, Inc. All other companies or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.

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    Safety Instructions Warnings Read and understand all WARNING Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera. This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask the store of purchase. Do not use the camera in areas near water. This might cause fire or electric shock.

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    iv Preface CAUTION Insert the battery paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or -) of the terminals. Inserting the battery with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking. Do not fire the flash close to anyone’s eyes.

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    • This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designated to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

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    This symbol mark and recycling systems described below apply to EU countries and do not apply to countries in other areas of the world. Your SANYO product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and/or reused.

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    FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE Declaration of Conformity Model number: VPC-S1070 Trade Name: SANYO Responsible party: SANYO FISHER COMPANY Address: 21605 Plummer Street Chatsworth, California 91311 Telephone No.: (818) 998-7322 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...

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    viii Preface TRADEMARK INFORMATION ® • Microsoft and Windows Corporation. ® • Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. ® • Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. • SD™ is a trademark. • SDHC™ is a trademark. •...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface ... i About this Manual ...i Copyright ... i Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance ... i Declaration of Conformity ... i Trademark Recognition ...ii Safety and Handling Precautions ...ii Camera Information ...ii Battery Information ...ii Safety Instructions ...iii WARNING ...

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    Turning On ...15 First Time Use ...16 Getting Started ... 17 Taking your First Photo ...17 Anti-Shake Function ... 17 Using Macro Mode ... 17 Setting the Flash Mode ... 17 Using the Zoom in/out Function ... 18 Using the Self-timer and Burst Photography ... 18 Using the AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing) Function ...

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    Zooming In/Out During Playback ...33 Deleting Photos/Videos ...33 Using the Playback Menu ...33 DPOF ... 34 Slideshow ... 35 Resize ... 35 Rotate ... 36 Protect ... 36 Move ... 37 Back to AUTO memory mode: ... 37 Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC ...38 Camera Settings ...

  • Page 15: Introduction, System Requirements, Package Contents, Main Features

    Introduction Congratulations on the purchase of your new digital camera. This manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to use your camera, and is intended for your reference only. System Requirements In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following system requirements: •...

  • Page 16: Camera Views, Front View, Back View, Top View

    2 Introduction Camera Views Front View Wrist strap loop Back View Power/ Flash LED LCD screen Top View Zoom Lens Power button Camera Views Flash Self-timer LED Zoom Lens Microphone Zoom button Playback button Menu button 4-way navigation buttons OK button Scene button Shutter button...

  • Page 17: Bottom View, Left / Right View, Led Indicators

    Bottom View PC/AV port Speaker Tripod mount Left / Right View Wrist strap loop LED Indicators LED Status Power/ Flash LED Green (steady) Green (blinking) Red (blinking) (10 sec) Self-timer LED Red (blinking) (2 sec) Introduction 3 Battery/SD card compartment Camera Status Power Off.

  • Page 18: Camera Buttons, Navigation Buttons

    4 Introduction Camera Buttons Navigation Buttons The 4-way navigation buttons and the OK button allow you to access the various options available from the On Screen Display (OSD) menu. You can configure a wide range of settings to ensure maximum results from your photos and videos. Icon Button OK/ Anti-shake...

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    Icon Button Right/Self-timer/ Burst mode Down/Screen/ Face Detection Function 1. Move right in the OSD menus 2. In Capture mode: • Press to scroll through the Self-timer/Burst/ Multi-Burst mode • Press to pan right in AF area selection 3. In Video mode: •...

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    6 Introduction Icon Button Left/Macro Camera Buttons Function 1. Move left in the OSD menus 2. Go up to the previous level in the OSD menus 3. In Capture mode: • Press to enable Macro mode. Macro icon dis- plays on the LCD screen •...

  • Page 21: The Scene Button

    The Scene Button The camera is equipped with a convenient SCENE button that takes you to the Scene Menu where you can scroll between different modes and choose different scene options. Use the 4-way navigation buttons to scroll and use the OK button to select.

  • Page 22: Function Buttons

    8 Introduction Kids & Pets Copy Backlight Function Buttons Icon Button MENU Menu Playback Zoom in Zoom out Camera Buttons Scroll to Kids & Pets mode. Scroll to Copy mode. Scroll to Backlight mode. Function Press to display the Menu options Press to review photos/videos clips saved in the internal memory or on the memory card In Capture mode:...

  • Page 23: Lcd Screen, Capture/video Mode Display

    LCD screen The high resolution 2.4” TFT LCD screen shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image for your photo or video. Use the SCENE button to switch between screen modes. Press the Down Screen / Face Detection histogram and without histogram, Face detection and simple display (only mode icon and focus area are shown while other icons are hidden).

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    10 Introduction Name Scene indicator Auto P-Mode Video Sport Landscape Night Landscape Portrait Night Portrait Museum Snow Sunset Fireworks Beach Party Foliage Aquarium Kids & Pets Copy Backlight Image Resolution LCD screen Scene Icon...

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    Image Quality Best Better Good Flash Auto Flash Flash Off Fill Flash Anti Red-eye Self-timer/ Burst mode Self Timer Burst Mode M-Burst Bracket Exit Macro indicator Macro Mode Image Counter Capture Mode Video Mode Memory Interface SD Card Internal Memory Date Stamp Anti-Shake Introduction 11...

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    12 Introduction Zoom Bar Compensation Aperture Value Shutter Speed Battery Indicator Battery Full Battery Low Battery Insufficient AF Frame ISO Speed Auto ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 ISO 800 ISO 1000 ISO 1600 Focus Zone Multi-Zone Center Selected Area Continuous AF LCD screen -2.0EV~+2.0EV...

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    Sharpness High Normal Contrast High Normal Saturation High Normal White Balance Auto Sunny Tungsten Fluorescent Cloudy AE Metering Matrix Spot Average Camera Steady Warning Introduction 13 LCD screen...

  • Page 28: Camera Setup, Attaching The Wrist Strap, Inserting The Battery

    14 Camera Setup Camera Setup Attaching the Wrist Strap Follow these instructions to attach the wrist strap to your camera to facilitate easy carrying: 1. Insert the short loop of the strap in the strap eyelet. 2. String the larger loop of the strap through the short loop and pull tight to attach the strap to the camera.

  • Page 29: Inserting An Sd/mmc Memory Card, Turning On

    Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card The camera features 9.5 MB internal flash memory but you may also use an optional SD/MMC memory card for additional storage. Follow these instructions to insert the SD/MMC card. 1. Open the battery com- partment at the bottom of the camera.

  • Page 30: First Time Use

    16 Camera Setup First Time Use Press the Power button as described in “Turning On” on page 15, a welcome screen displays momentarily on the LCD screen. If the camera is turned on for the first time, the Language menu pops up automatically after powering on the camera.

  • Page 31: Getting Started, Taking Your First Photo, Anti-shake Function, Using Macro Mode, Setting The Flash Mode

    Getting Started Now that you are familiar with the layout of your camera, you are ready to start taking photos and movies. Taking your First Photo Taking a photo with the camera is very simple. Turn the camera on and press the SCENE button to access the Auto 1.

  • Page 32: Using The Zoom In/out Function, Using The Self-timer And Burst Photography

    18 Getting Started Anti Red-eye: The flash fires twice so as to reduce the red-eye effect. Using the Zoom in/out Function The camera comes equipped with 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom that allows you to zoom in on your subject. To use the zoom: 1.

  • Page 33: Using The Aeb (auto Exposure Bracketing) Function

    Using the AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing) Function When using the AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing) function, the camera auto- matically takes 3 consecutive photos with different exposures by pressing the Shutter button once. For example, when the current EV compensation value is +0.3 EV and the AEB bracket interval value is set to ±0.3, the camera takes shots of the same scene with 3 varying levels of exposure: 0 EV, +0.3 EV, and -0.3 EV.

  • Page 34: Setting The Scene Mode

    20 Getting Started Setting the Scene Mode The camera supports various preset modes for shooting in different environments and conditions. Each setting is configured automatically by the camera. To select scene modes: Press the SCENE button to access Scene menu which displays the Scene menu options.

  • Page 35: Face Detection Af/ae Function, Recording Your First Video, Recording Voice Memos

    Face Detection AF/AE Function The face ( ) detection functions can be set on and off with each press of the Down/Screen navigation button in most capture modes. When the subject’s face is detected, the white bracket appears to track faces while the camera or people are moving.

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    22 Getting Started 4. Press the OK button once for playback again. In Playback mode: 1. Press the shutter button to start recording and press again to stop recording. 2. While recording, the selected image and the elapsed time are shown on the LCD screen.

  • Page 37: Capture Settings, The Capture Menu, Image Resolution

    Capture Settings This section describes the various settings you can modify to get better results when taking photos and video clips. The Capture Menu To access the Capture menu: 1. Press the SCENE button. Use the 4-way navigation buttons to select the cap- ture mode you need.

  • Page 38: Image Quality, Focus Zone, Ev Compensation

    24 Capture Settings Image Quality The Image Quality setting refers to the compression ratio of the JPG. The higher image quality, more memory space is required. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. 3 settings for image quality are available: •...

  • Page 39: M-burst Interval, White Balance

    When using the Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB) function, the camera automatically takes 3 consecutive photos with different exposures by pressing the Shutter button once. For example, when the current EV compensation value is +0.3 EV and the AEB bracket interval value is set to 0.3, the camera takes shots of the same scene with three varying levels of exposure: 0 EV, +0.3 EV, and 0.7 EV.

  • Page 40: Iso Speed, Ae Metering, Color

    26 Capture Settings ISO Speed The ISO Speed setting allows you to adjust the CCD light-sensitivity. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. 7 ISO settings are available: • Auto (default) • ISO 100: For outdoor photography in bright sun- light.

  • Page 41: Sharpness, Saturation, Contrast, Setup

    Sharpness The Sharpness setting allows you to enhance the finer details of your photos. Use a higher setting for very sharp photos and a lower setting for a soft-toned photo. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. 3 sharpness settings are available: •...

  • Page 42: Video Capture Menu, Video Resolution, White Balance, Color, Saturation, Contrast, Setup

    28 Capture Settings Video Capture Menu To access the video menu: 1. Press the SCENE button and scroll to Video mode and press the OK button to enable the Video function. Press again to enable the anti- shake function. 2. Press the MENU button to display the menu options.

  • Page 43: Photo & Video Playback, Playback Mode Display

    Photo & Video Playback Playback Mode Display Press the Down navigation button at Playback mode. Photo Playback F3.5 F3.5 1/125 1/125 -1.0EV -1.0EV Video Playback -1.0EV -1.0EV Photo & Video Playback 29 1/140 1/140 1/140 SANY0001.JPG SANY0001.JPG 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00...

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    30 Photo & Video Playback Name Playback mode Image resolution Sharpness Protect Color mode Flash mode Quantity SD card / Internal memory Histogram File Name Date and Time Next Battery status Previous Voice memo Mode icons ISO Speed Contrast Playback Mode Display Icon Photo mode: Video mode:...

  • Page 45: Viewing Photos/videos On The Lcd Screen, Viewing M-burst Photos

    White balance AE Metering Saturation EV Compensation Shutter speed Aperture value Image quality Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen To view your photos and video files on the LCD screen: 1. Press the Playback button displayed. 2. Use the Left/Right navigation buttons to scroll through photos and video clips.

  • Page 46: Listening To Voice Memo, Viewing Photos/videos On Your Tv

    32 Photo & Video Playback Listening to Voice Memo A voice memo plays simultaneously when playing a saved image with voice memo. To stop a voice memo while reviewing an image, press the OK button. To skip to previous/next image, press the Left/Right navigation buttons. Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV To view images stored on the camera on your TV, you must connect via the PC/AV port on the bottom of the camera.

  • Page 47: Zooming In/out During Playback, Deleting Photos/videos, Using The Playback Menu

    Zooming In/Out During Playback The camera’s zoom feature can also be used during playback. This allows you to view photos in greater detail. To zoom in/out on saved photos: 1. Press on the right side of the Zoom button T side of the Zoom button W 2.

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    34 Photo & Video Playback DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) allows you to specify the number of copies of a certain image that you want to print at a later date. Use this function to tag pictures stored in your memory card with print information. You can tag all pictures to be printed or just the current picture.

  • Page 49: Slideshow, Resize

    Slideshow The Slideshow function allows you to view all stored photos in a continuous sequence. To view a slideshow: 1. Press the MENU button to select Slideshow from the menu, then press the OK button to enter the Slideshow function. 2.

  • Page 50: Rotate, Protect

    36 Photo & Video Playback Rotate The Rotate function allows you to change the orientation of a saved photo. To rotate an image: 1. Press the MENU button to select Rotate from the menu. Press the OK button to enter. 2.

  • Page 51: Move, Back To Auto Memory Mode

    Move The Move function allows you to move images stored in internal memory to a memory card. To move an image: 1. Press the MENU button to select SETUP from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm. 2. Select the IMAGE STORAGE from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.

  • Page 52: Transferring Photos/videos To Your Pc

    38 Photo & Video Playback Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC To transfer photos and videos to your PC: Connect the camera’s PC/AV port to a free USB port on your PC using the USB cable. The camera’s internal memory and/or SD/MMC card appear as removable drives in the file manager.

  • Page 53: Camera Settings, The Setup Menu, Lcd Brightness, File Number

    Camera Settings The Setup Menu The setup menu, available in capture and playback modes, allows you to configure the camera’s general settings according to your preferences. To access the setup menu: 1. Press the MENU button when in Playback or any of the capture modes.

  • Page 54: Digital Zoom, Quick View, Continuous Af, Camera Sound

    40 Camera Settings Digital Zoom The Digital Zoom setting allows you to turn the digital zoom function on or off. Press the OK button to confirm. Select ON to enable the function or OFF (default) to disable it. Quick View The Quick View setting allows you to view the photo that you have just taken.

  • Page 55: Auto Lcd Off, Auto Power Off, Video Out, Usb Mode

    Auto LCD Off The Auto LCD Off setting allows you to adjust the length of time that the LCD screen will remain lit before turning off to save battery power. 3 options are available: • OFF (default) • 30 SEC •...

  • Page 56: Date Stamp, Date And Time, Language

    42 Camera Settings Date Stamp The Date Stamp setting allows you to adjust the format in which the date will appear on each photo or video. You can also deactivate this function if you wish. Setting a date stamp allows for easy sorting and the date will appear on the photo when printed.

  • Page 57: Image Storage, Format, Reset

    Image Storage The Image Storage setting allows you to specify where photos and video clips will be stored. The camera features 16 MB internal memory but you can also insert an SD/MMC card (See “Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card” on page 15 for more details).

  • Page 58: Voice Memo, About, Pictbridge Print (ptp)

    44 Camera Settings Voice Memo The Voice Memo setting allows you to record a voice memo when a photo is taken. Select ON to enable the Voice Memo function or OFF (default) to disable it. About The About screen allows you to check the current firmware version of the camera.

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    Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select an option and press the OK button to confirm. Image Storage See “Image Storage” on page 43 for detailed information. Camera Settings 45 1/140 1/140 1/140 AUTO INTERNAL MEMORY IMAGE STORAGE PictBridge Print (PTP)

  • Page 60: This Image

    46 Camera Settings This Image Print the selected image with the current setting. 1. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select THIS IMAGE from the options and press the OK button to confirm. Use the Left/Right navigation buttons to select previous/next file. 2.

  • Page 61: Index Print, Dpof Image

    Index Print Use this function to print all images in index format. 1. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to select the Paper size and press the OK button to enter. • DEFAULT SIZE • LETTER • A4 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies.

  • Page 62: All Images

    48 Camera Settings All Images Print all images saved in memory. 1. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select ALL IMAGES from the options and press the OK button to confirm. 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies and press the OK button to enter.

  • Page 63: Specifications

    Specifications General Resolution / Image Type Dimensions Exterior Casing Optics Aperture Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Focal Length Photo Graphic Range Shutter Speed Viewfinder Field of View Camera Features Auto Power Off / Time Out Yes ISO Equivalent External Memory Flash Modes Shooting Mode Tripod Mount Macro...

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    50 Specifications Image Image File Formats Resolution Image Quality Mode Quality Levels Capture Features DPOF Erase Protection Exposure Compensation Sharpness Color AE Metering Focus Flash Range Lens Thread Anti-Shake Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Drive Mode Quick Delete Quick View Quick Review Self Timer Playback Magnify White Balance...

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    Video Video Out Stream to SD/MMC Speaker Movie File Format Movie Length Microphone Power Battery Battery Life Capability Camera Interface Host Platform Standards Operating Temperature Language Specifications 51 PAL, NTSC Yes, Mono Close to 80 min. Max. file size is 4G bytes.

  • Page 66: Troubleshooting

    52 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Problem Camera does not turn on Camera turns off automatically LCD turns off automatically Empty battery icon is displayed on the LCD then camera turns off LCD screen displays ‘Card Requires Formatting’ LCD screen displays ‘Card is Full’ LCD screen displays ‘Card is locked’...

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