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    ES90/ES91 This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Click a topic Basic Troubleshooting Quick reference Contents Basic functions Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing Settings Appendixes Index...

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    Do not handle the power supply cord or go near the charger during a thunderstorm. This may result in electric shock. If liquid or foreign objects enter your camera, immediately disconnect all power sources, such as the battery or charger, and then contact a Samsung service center.

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    • Unauthorized batteries, chargers, cables or accessories can cause batteries to explode, damage your camera, or cause injury. • Samsung is not responsible for damages or injuries caused by unapproved batteries, chargers, cables or accessories. Do not use batteries for unintended purposes.

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    Health and safety information Do not force the camera’s parts or apply pressure to the camera. This may cause your camera to malfunction. Exercise caution when you connect cables or adapters and install batteries and memory cards. If you force the connectors, improperly connect cables, or improperly install batteries and memory cards, you can damage ports, connectors, and accessories.

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    Copyright information • Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation. • Mac is a registered trademark of the Apple Corporation. • microSD™ and microSDHC™ are registered trademarks of the SD Association. • Trademarks and trade names used in this manual are the property of their respective owners.

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    Indications used in this manual Shooting mode Indication Smart Auto Program Scene Movie Shooting mode icons These icons indicate that a function is available in the corresponding modes. The mode may not support functions for all scenes. e.g.) Icons used in this manual Icon Function Additional information...

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    Expressions used in this manual Pressing the shutter • Half-press [Shutter]: Press the shutter halfway down. • Press [Shutter]: Press the shutter all the way down. Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter] Subject, background, and composition • Subject: The main object of a scene, such as a person, animal, or still life.

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    Basic Troubleshooting You can get answers to common questions. Solve problems easily by setting shooting options. The subject's eyes appear red. Photos have dust spots. Photos are blurred. Photos are blurred when shooting at night. Subjects come out too dark because of backlighting.

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Quick reference Taking photos of people • mode > Beauty Shot  • mode > Portrait  • Red-eye, Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye)  • Face Detection  Taking photos at night or in the dark • mode >...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Basic functions ... 11 Unpacking ... 12 Camera layout ... 13 Inserting the battery and memory card ... 15 Charging the battery and turning your camera on ... 16 Charging the battery ... 16 Turning on your camera ... 16 Performing the initial setup ...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Contents Using burst modes ... 52 Improving your photos ... 53 Applying photo styles ... 53 Adjusting your photos ... 54 Playback/Editing ... 55 Playing back ... 56 Starting Playback mode ... 56 Viewing photos ... 60 Playing a video ... 62 Playing voice memos ...

  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting. Unpacking ………………………………… 12 Camera layout ……………………………… 13 Inserting the battery and memory card Charging the battery and turning your camera on …………………………………… 16 Charging the battery ……………………… 16 Turning on your camera …………………...

  • Page 13: Unpacking

    • The illustrations may differ slightly from the items shipped with your product. • Purchase Samsung-approved optional items that are compatible with your camera at the service center or the store where you purchased your camera. We are not responsible for any damages caused by using items from other manufacturers.

  • Page 14: Camera Layout

    Camera layout Before you start, familiarize yourself with your camera's parts and their functions. POWER button Shutter button Flash USB and A/V port Accepts USB cable or A/V cable Microphone Basic functions Speaker AF-assist light/ timer lamp Lens Tripod mount Battery chamber cover Insert a memory card and battery...

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    Camera layout Status lamp • Blinking: When the camera is saving a photo or video, being read by a computer or printer, when the image is out of focus, or there is a problem charging the battery. • Green: When the camera is connecting to a computer or in focus • Red: Charging the battery Display...

  • Page 16: Inserting The Battery And Memory Card

    Learn to insert the battery and an optional memory card into the camera. Insert a memory card with the gold-colored contacts facing down. Insert the battery with the Samsung logo facing down. Removing the battery and memory card Memory card Battery lock Memory card...

  • Page 17: Charging The Battery And Turning Your Camera On, Charging The Battery, Turning On Your Camera

    Charging the battery and turning your camera on Charging the battery Before using the camera for the first time, you must charge the battery. Attach the USB cable to the AC adapter, and then plug the end of cable with the arrow mark ( ) into your camera. Status Lamp • Red light on: Charging • Red light off: Fully charged...

  • Page 18: Performing The Initial Setup

    Performing the initial setup The initial setup screen appears to allow you to configure the camera's basic settings. Press [ • The initial setup screen appears when you turn on the camera for the first time. Press [ ] to select Language and press [ ] or [ Back Press [ ] or [ ] to select a language and press [...

  • Page 19: Learning Icons

    Learning icons The icons displayed will change according to the mode you select or the options you set. A. Information Icon Description Selected shooting mode Available number of photos Available recording time Memory card is not inserted Memory card inserted •...

  • Page 20: Selecting Options

    Selecting options You can select options by pressing [ You can also access shooting options by pressing [ In Shooting mode, press [ Use the navigation buttons to scroll to an option or menu. • To move up or down, press [ ] or [ ].

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    Selecting options Example: Selecting a White Balance option in the In Shooting mode, press [ Press [ ] or [ ] to scroll to Program, and then press Smart Auto Program Scene Movie This mode allows you to directly set various features for shooting.

  • Page 22: Setting The Display And Sound, Changing The Display Type, Setting The Sound

    Setting the display and sound Learn how to change the basic display and sound settings. Changing the display type Select a display type for Shooting or Playback mode. Each type displays different shooting or playback information. Press [ ] repeatedly to change a display type. Show all photographic information.

  • Page 23: Taking Photos

    Taking photos Learn how to take photos easily and quickly in the Smart Auto mode. In Shooting mode, press [ Press [ ] or [ ] to scroll to Smart Auto, and then press [ Smart Auto Program Scene Movie This mode recognizes the scene automatically.

  • Page 24: Zooming

    Taking photos Zooming You can shoot close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your camera has a 5X optical zoom and 3X digital zoom. By using both, you can zoom in up to 15 times. Press [Zoom] right to zoom in on your subject. Press [Zoom] left to zoom out.

  • Page 25: Set Iso Speed Options. (p, Set The Flash Option To Fill In. (p

    Tips for getting a clearer photo Holding your camera correctly Half-pressing the shutter button Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the focus. The camera adjusts the focus and exposure automatically. The camera sets the aperture value and shutter speed automatically. Focus frame • Press [Shutter] to take the photo if the focus frame appears in green.

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    Preventing your subject from being out of focus It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: there is little contrast between the subject and background (for example, when your subject is wearing clothing that is similar in color to the background) the light source behind the subject is too bright the subject is shiny or reflective...

  • Page 27: Extended Functions

    Extended functions Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to record a video or voice memo. Using the Smart Auto mode ……………… 27 Using the Program mode ………………… 29 Using the DIS mode ……………………… 30 Using the Scene mode ……………………...

  • Page 28: Using The Smart Auto Mode

    Using the Smart Auto mode In this mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera settings based on the type of scene it defects. Smart Auto Mode is helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various scenes. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Smart Auto.

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    Using the Smart Auto mode Half-press [Shutter] to focus. Press [Shutter] to take the photo. • If the camera does not recognize a proper scene mode, and the camera uses default settings. • Even if it detects a face, the camera may not select a portrait mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.

  • Page 30: Using The Program Mode

    Using the Program mode In the Program mode, you can set various options except the shutter speed and aperture value, which the camera sets automatically. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Program. Set options. (For a list of options, refer to "Shooting options" on page Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus.

  • Page 31: Mode, Using The Dis Mode

    Using the DIS mode Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Digital Image Stabilization functions. Before correction After correction In Shooting mode, press [ Select DIS. Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. Press [Shutter] to take the photo. • The digital zoom does not work in this mode.

  • Page 32: Using The Scene Mode, Using The Beauty Shot Mode

    Using the Scene mode Take a photo with options preset for a specific scene. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Scene → a scene. Beauty Shot Frame Guide Night Portrait Children Landscape Close Up This mode is appropriate for taking pictures of faces.

  • Page 33: Using The Frame Guide

    Using the Scene mode Select Shooting → Face Retouch → an option. • Select a higher setting to hide a greater number of imperfections. Level 2 Back Move Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

  • Page 34: Using The Long Time Shutter In The Night Mode

    Using the Scene mode Using the long time shutter in the Night mode Use the Night mode to take a photo with options for preset for shooting at night. Use a tripod to prevent your camera from shaking. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Scene →...

  • Page 35: Recording A Video

    Recording a video In Movie mode, you can customize settings to record HD videos of up to 20 minutes (SD videos of up to 2 hours) in length. The camera saves recorded videos as MJPEG files. • Some memory cards may not support high definition recording. If this case occurs, set a lower resolution for your camera setting.

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    Recording a video Stop Pause To pause recording The camera allows you to pause a video temporarily while recording. With this function, you can record several scenes as a single video. Press [ ] to pause while recording. Press it again to resume. Extended functions...

  • Page 37: Recording Voice Memos, Recording A Voice Memo, Adding A Voice Memo To A Photo

    Recording voice memos Learn how to record a voice memo that you can play back at any time. You can add a voice memo to a photo as a short reminder of shooting conditions. You will get the best sound quality when recording 16 inches (40 cm.) away from the camera. Recording a voice memo In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting →...

  • Page 38: Shooting Options

    Shooting options Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 38 Selecting a resolution …………………… 38 Selecting image quality …………………… 38 Using the timer ……………………………… 39 Shooting in the dark ……………………… 41 Preventing red-eye ………………………...

  • Page 39: Selecting A Resolution And Quality, Selecting A Resolution, Selecting Image Quality

    Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. Selecting a resolution As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on a larger screen.

  • Page 40: Using The Timer

    Using the timer Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting. In Shooting mode, press [ ]. Select an option. Option Description Off: The timer is not active. 10 Sec: Takes a photo in 10 seconds. 2 Sec: Takes a photo in 2 seconds. Double: Takes a photo in 10 seconds, and then takes another 2 seconds later.

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    Using the timer Using the motion timer In Shooting mode, press [ ]. Select Press [Shutter]. Stand within 10 ft. (3 m) of the camera within 6 seconds after pressing [Shutter]. Make a motion, such as waving your arms, to activate the timer.

  • Page 42: Flash Options, Shooting In The Dark, Preventing Red-eye, Using The Flash

    Shooting in the dark Learn how to take photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye If the flash fires when you take a photo of a person in the dark, a red glow may appear in the person's eyes. To prevent this, select Red-eye or Red-eye Fix.

  • Page 43: Adjusting The Iso Speed

    Shooting in the dark Option Description Red-eye Fix*: • The flash fires twice when the subject or background is dark. • The camera corrects red-eyes through its advanced software analysis. Slow Sync: • The flash fires and the shutter stays open longer. • Select this when you want to capture more ambient light to reveal more details in the background.

  • Page 44: Changing The Camera's Focus, Using Macro, Using Auto Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Learn how to adjust the camera's focus. Using macro Use macro to take close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers or insects. Refer to macro options in “Using auto focus.” • Try to hold the camera very still to prevent blurry photos. • Turn off the flash if the distance to the subject is less than 16 in.

  • Page 45: Using Tracking Auto Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Using tracking auto focus Tracking AF allows you to track and auto focus on your subject, even when you are moving. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting → Focus Area → Tracking AF. Focus on the subject you want to track and press [ • A focus frame will appear on the subject and will follow the subject as you move the camera.

  • Page 46: Adjusting The Focus Area

    Changing the camera’s focus Adjusting the focus area You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus area according to your subject’s location in the scene. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting → Focus Area → an option. Option Description Center AF: Focus on the center.

  • Page 47: Face Detection, Using Face Detection, Detecting Faces

    Using face detection If you use face detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera adjusts the exposure automatically. Take photos quickly and easily by using Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture a smiling face.

  • Page 48: Taking A Self-portrait Shot, Taking A Smile Shot

    Using face detection Taking a self-portrait shot Take photos of yourself. The camera automatically sets the photo distance to close-up and emits a beep when ready. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting → Face Detection → Self-Portrait. When you hear a beep, press [Shutter]. If you turn Volume off in the sound settings, the camera will not emit a beep.

  • Page 49: Detecting Eye Blinking

    Using face detection Detecting eye blinking If your camera detects closed eyes, it automatically takes two photos in succession. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting → Face Detection → Blink Detection. Shooting options...

  • Page 50: Adjusting Brightness And Color, Adjusting The Exposure Manually (ev), Compensating For Backlighting (acb)

    Adjusting brightness and color Learn how to adjust the brightness and color for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the exposure to get a better photo.

  • Page 51: Metering, Changing The Metering Option, Selecting A White Balance Setting

    Adjusting brightness and color Changing the metering option The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your photos will vary depending on the metering mode you select. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting or Movie →...

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    Adjusting brightness and color In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting or Movie → White Balance → an option. Icon Description Auto WB: Automatically sets the white balance based on the lighting conditions. Daylight: Select when taking outdoor photos on a sunny day.

  • Page 53: Using Burst Modes

    Using burst modes It can be difficult to take photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. In these cases, select one of the burst modes to take multiple pictures rapidly. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting →...

  • Page 54: Improving Your Photos, Applying Photo Styles

    Improving your photos Learn how to improve your photos by applying photo styles or colors, or by making some adjustments. Applying photo styles Apply a different photo style to your photos, such as Soft, Vivid, or Forest. Soft Vivid Forest In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting or Movie →...

  • Page 55: Adjusting Your Photos

    Improving your photos Adjusting your photos Adjust the contrast, sharpness, and saturation of your photos. In Shooting mode, press [ Select Shooting → Image Adjust. Select an adjustment option. • Contrast • Sharpness • Saturation Select a value to adjust the selected item. Contrast option Description Decrease the color and brightness.

  • Page 56: Playback/editing

    Playback/Editing Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to connect your camera to your computer, photo printer, or TV. Playing back ……………………………… 56 Starting Playback mode ………………… 56 Viewing photos …………………………… 60 Playing a video ……………………………...

  • Page 57: Playing Back, Starting Playback Mode

    Playing back Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos, and manage files. Starting Playback mode View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your camera. Press [ • The most recent file you have taken or recorded is displayed. • If the camera is off, it will turn on and display the most recent file.

  • Page 58: Smart Album

    Playing back Video file information Play Capture Icon Description Video file Video length Viewing files by category in Smart Album View and manage files by categories, such as date, file type, or week. In Playback mode, rotate [Zoom] to the left. Press [ Select a category.

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    Playing back • When selecting Color, Etc is shown if color is not extracted. • It may take some time for the camera to open Smart Album or to change the category and recognize files. Press [ ] or [ ] to scroll through files. • Press and hold to scroll through files quickly.

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    Playing back Protecting files Protect your files from accidental deletion. In Playback mode, press [ Select File Options → Protect → Select. To protect all files, select All → Lock. To protect a single file, select the file you want to protect, and then press [ • Press [ ] again to cancel your selection.

  • Page 61: Viewing Photos

    Playing back To delete all files, In Playback mode, press [ Select File Options → Delete → All → Yes. • All unprotected files are deleted. Copying files to the memory card You can copy files from the internal memory to a memory card. In Playback mode, press [ Select File Options →...

  • Page 62: Show

    Playing back Starting a slide show You can apply effects and add audio to your slide show. In Playback mode, press [ Select Multi Slide Show. Select a slide show effect option. • Skip to step 4 to start a slide show with no effects. Option Description Set whether or not to repeat the slide show.

  • Page 63: Playing A Video

    Playing back Playing a video You can play a video, capture an image from a video, or crop a video. In Playback mode, select a video, and then press [ Pause Use the following buttons to control playback. Press Scan backward. Pause or resume playback.

  • Page 64: Playing Voice Memos

    Playing back Playing voice memos Playing a voice memo In Playback mode, select a voice memo, and then press Use the following buttons to control playback. Press Scan backward. Pause or resume playback. Scan forward. Stop playback. [Zoom] left or right Adjust the volume Adding a voice memo to a photo In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press...

  • Page 65: Editing A Photo, Resizing Photos, Rotating A Photo

    Editing a photo Perform photo editing tasks, such as resizing, rotating, eliminating red-eyes, and adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation. The camera saves edited photos as new files. Resizing photos In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press Select Edit → Resize → an option. •...

  • Page 66: Applying Photo Styles

    Editing a photo Applying photo styles Apply a different photo style to the photo, such as Soft, Vivid, or Forest. Soft Vivid Forest In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press Select Edit → Photo Style Selector → an option. • Select Custom RGB to define your own RGB tone.

  • Page 67: Correcting Exposure Problems

    Editing a photo Correcting exposure problems Adjust ACB (Auto Contrast Balance), brightness, contrast, or saturation; remove red-eye; hide facial imperfections; or add noise to the photo. Adjusting ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press Select Edit →...

  • Page 68: Creating A Print Order (dpof)

    Editing a photo Creating a print order (DPOF) Select photos to be printed and set options, such as the number of copies or paper size. • You can take the memory card to a print shop that supports DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) or you can print photos directly through a DPOF-compatible printer at home.

  • Page 69: Viewing Files On A Tv

    Viewing files on a TV Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV using the A/V cable. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [ Select Settings → Video Out. Select a video signal output according to your country or region.

  • Page 70: Computer, Transferring Files To Your Windows Computer

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transfer files by connecting your camera to your Windows PC. Requirements Item Requirements Intel  Pentium  4 3.2 GHz or higher/ AMD Athlon™ FX 2.6 GHz or higher Minimum 512 MB RAM (1 GB and above recommended) Windows XP SP2/Vista/7 Hard disk 250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended)

  • Page 71: Transferring Files Using Intelli-studio

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transferring files using Intelli-studio You can download Intelli-studio from the linked webpage and install it on your computer. When you connect the camera to a computer with Intelli-studio installed, the program will launch automatically. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [ Select Settings →...

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    Transferring files to your Windows computer Using Intelli-studio Intelli-studio allows you to play back and edit files. For details, select Help → Help from the program toolbar. • You cannot edit files directly on the camera. Transfer files to a folder on your computer before editing. • Intelli-studio supports the following formats: - Videos: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC), WMV (WMV 7/8/9), AVI (MJPEG) - Photos: JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF...

  • Page 73: Removable Disk

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Icon Description Open menus Display files in the selected folder Change to the Photo edit mode Change to the Video edit mode Change to the Sharing mode (You can send files by email or upload files to websites, such as Flickr or YouTube.) Enlarge or reduce the thumbnails in the list Select a file type View files of the selected folder on your computer...

  • Page 74: Disconnecting The Camera (for Windows Xp)

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Turn on the camera. • The computer recognizes the camera automatically. If you set the USB option to Select Mode, select Computer in the pop-up window. On your computer, select My Computer → Removable Disk →...

  • Page 75: Transferring Files To Your Mac Computer

    Transferring files to your Mac computer When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer recognizes the camera automatically. You can transfer files directly from the camera to the computer without installing any programs. Mac OS 10.4 or later is supported. Turn off the camera.

  • Page 76: Printing Photos With A Pictbridge Photo Printer

    Printing photos with a PictBridge photo printer Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [ Select Settings → USB. Select Printer. With the printer on, connect your camera to the printer with the USB cable.

  • Page 77: Settings

    Settings Refer to options to configure your camera’s settings. Camera settings menu …………………… 77 Accessing the settings menu …………… 77 Sound …………………………………… 78 Display …………………………………… 78 Settings …………………………………… 79...

  • Page 78: Camera Settings Menu, Accessing The Settings Menu

    Camera settings menu Learn about various options to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu In Shooting or Playback mode, press [ Select a menu. Volume Shooting Start Sound Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound Display AF Sound Settings Exit Change Menu Description...

  • Page 79: Sound, Display

    Camera settings menu Sound Item Description Adjust the volume of any sound. Volume (Off, Low, Medium*, High) Select the sound the camera emits when you turn Start Sound it on. (Off*, 1, 2, 3) Select the sound the camera emits when you Shutter Sound press the shutter button.

  • Page 80: Card, Settings

    Camera settings menu Item Description If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the camera automatically switches to Power save mode. (Off*, On) • In Power save mode, press any button other than Power Save [POWER] to resume using the camera. • If the Power save mode is deactivated, the main display will dim to save battery life when you perform no operations for about 30 seconds.

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    Camera settings menu Item Description Specify how to name files. • Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when inserting a new memory card, formatting a memory card, or deleting all files. • Series*: Set the file number to follow the previous file number when inserting a new memory card, formatting a memory card, or deleting all files.

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    Camera settings menu Item Description Select the function to use when you connect the camera to a computer or printer using a USB cable. • Select Mode: Manually select the USB mode when you connect your camera to a device. • Computer*: Connect your camera to a computer for transferring files.

  • Page 83: Appendixes

    Appendixes Refer to error messages, specifications, and maintenance tips. Error messages …………………………… 83 Camera maintenance ……………………… 84 Cleaning your camera …………………… 84 Using or storing the camera ……………… 85 About memory cards …………………… 86 About the battery ………………………… 88 Before contacting a service center ………...

  • Page 84: Error Messages

    File names do not match the DCF standard. DCF Full Error Transfer the files on the memory card to your computer, and then format the card. (p. 79) Delete the damaged file or contact a Samsung File Error service center. Low Battery Insert a charged battery or recharge the battery.

  • Page 85: Camera Maintenance, Cleaning Your Camera

    Camera maintenance Cleaning your camera Camera lens and display Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a piece of cleaning paper and wipe gently. Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth.

  • Page 86: Using Or Storing The Camera

    Camera maintenance Using or storing the camera Inappropriate places to use or store the camera • Avoid exposing the camera to very cold or very hot temperatures. • Avoid using your camera in areas with extremly high humidity, or where the humidity changes drastically. • Avoid exposing the camera to direct sunlight and storing in hot, poorly-ventilated areas, such as in a car during summertime.

  • Page 87: About Memory Cards

    • Do not use the camera if the screen is cracked or broken. Broken glass or acrylic could cause injury to your hands and face. Take the camera to a Samsung service center to have it repaired. • Never place cameras, batteries, chargers, or accessories near, on, or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators.

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    Camera maintenance Memory card adapter Memory card To use micro memory cards with this product, a PC, or a memory card reader, insert the card into an adapter. Memory card capacity The memory capacity may differ depending on the scenes you shoot or the shooting conditions.

  • Page 89: About The Battery

    • When you use the camera for an extended period, the memory card may become warm. This is normal and does not indicate a malfunction. The manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data. About the battery Use only Samsung-approved batteries. Battery specifications Specification Model Type...

  • Page 90

    Record videos at 1280 X 720 resolution Videos Approx. 95 min and 30 fps. • The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards and may differ depending on actual usage. • Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time.

  • Page 91

    Camera maintenance Cautions about using the battery Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from damage Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as this can create a connection between the + and – terminals of your battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery damage and may cause a fire or electric shock.

  • Page 92

    Camera maintenance Personal injury or death can occur if the battery is handled carelessly or improperly. For your safety, follow these instructions for proper battery handling: • The battery can ignite or explode if not handled properly. If you notice any deformities, cracks, or other abnormalities in the battery, immediately discontinue use of the battery and contact a service center.

  • Page 93: Before Contacting A Service Center

    Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before contacting a service center. If you have attempted the troubleshooting solution and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service center. When you leave your camera at a service center, be sure to also leave the other components that may have contributed to the malfunction, such as the memory card and battery.

  • Page 94

    Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies The date and time are Set the date and time in the display settings incorrect menu. (p. 79) The display or buttons Remove the battery and insert it again. do not work If you use your camera at very low temperatures, it may cause the camera The camera display...

  • Page 95

    On in the settings menu. (p. 81) Intelli-studio is not • Depending on your computer's functioning properly specifications and environment, the program may not launch automatically. In this case, click Start → All Programs → SAMSUNG → Intelli-studio → Intelli- studio on your computer. Appendixes...

  • Page 96: Camera Specifications

    1/2.3" (Approx. 7.81 mm) CCD Effective pixels Approx. 14.2 mega-pixels Total pixels Approx. 14.4 mega-pixels Lens Samsung 5X Zoom Lens f = 4.9 - 24.5 mm Focal length (35 mm film equivalent: 27 - 135 mm) F-stop range F3.5 (W) - F5.9 (T) •...

  • Page 97: Continuous, Motion Capture

    Camera specifications Effect • Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB Photo shooting mode • Image Adjust (5 Levels): Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation Video shooting Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest, mode Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB White Balance Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten, Custom Set...

  • Page 98

    3968 X 2232 Image size 3264 X 2448 2592 X 1944 2048 X 1536 1024 X 768 These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings. Interface Digital output USB 2.0...

  • Page 99: Glossary

    Glossary ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) This feature automatically improves the contrast of your images when the subject is backlit or when there is a high contrast between your subject and the background. AEB (Auto Exposure Bracket) This feature automatically captures several images at different exposures to help you capture a properly-exposed image.

  • Page 100

    Glossary EV Compensation This feature allows you to quickly adjust the exposure value measured by the camera, in limited increments, to improve the exposure of your photos. Set the EV compensation to -1.0 EV to adjust the value one step darker and 1.0 EV to one step brighter. Exif (Exchangeable Image File Format) A specification to define an image file format for digital cameras created by the Japan Electronic Industries Development Association (JEIDA).

  • Page 101

    Glossary Metering The metering refers to the way in which the camera measures the quantity of light to set the exposure. MJPEG (Motion JPEG) A video format which is compressed as a JPEG image. Noise Misinterpreted pixels in a digital image that may appear as misplaced or random, bright pixels.

  • Page 102

    This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Dispose unwanted electronics through an approved recycler. To find the nearest recycling location, go to our website: www.samsung.com/recyclingdirect Or call, (877) 278 - 0799 Appendixes...

  • Page 103: Fcc Notice

    Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. • Declaration of Conformity Trade Name : Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Model No. : Samsung ES90/ES91 Responsible Party : Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

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    Index Beauty Shot mode 31 Blink detection 48 in Playback mode 66 Burst in Shooting mode 49 Auto Exposure Bracket (AEB) Adjusting Continuous 52 Brightness 66 Motion capture 52 Contrast in Playback mode 66 in Shooting mode 54 Saturation in Playback mode 66 Camera shake 24 in Shooting mode 54 Capturing an image from a...

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    Index Glossary 98 Light source (White balance) Long time shutter 33 Half-pressing 6 Macro 43 Maintenance 84 Icons 18 Memory card Image adjust Capacity 87 ACB 66 MENU button 14 add noise 66 brightness 66 Metering contrast 66 Center-weighted 50 face retouch 66 Multi 50 red-eye fix 66...

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    Index Scene mode 31 Timer 39 Self-Portrait 47 Tracking focus 45 Service center 92 Transferring files for Mac 74 Settings for Windows 69 Accessing 77 Camera 79 Display 78 Sound 78 Video Shooting mode Playing 62 DIS 30 Recording 34 Program 29 Video Out 80 Scene 31...

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    Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or visit our website www.samsung.com for after-sales service or inquiries.

This manual also for:

Es90 14.2mp digital camera

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