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User Manual
WB690
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

Summary of Contents

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    User Manual WB690 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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    Avoid covering the camera or charger with blankets or clothes. The camera may overheat, which may distort the camera or cause a fire. 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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    • Samsung is not responsible for damage or injuries caused by unapproved batteries, chargers, cables or accessories. Use the battery only for its intended purpose. Misusing the battery may cause a fire or electric shock.

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    Health and safety information 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. Keep cards with magnetic strips away from the camera case.

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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. • HDMI, the HDMI logo and the term "High Definition Multimedia Interface" are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.

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    Indicators used in this manual Shooting mode Indicator Smart Auto Ò Program Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Manual DUAL IS Scene Movie Shooting mode icons These icons appear in the text when a function is available in a mode. See the example below. Note: The s mode may not support functions for all scenes.

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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 in a scene, such as a person, animal, or still life •...

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    Basic troubleshooting Learn to solve common problems 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. Red eye occurs when the subject's eyes reflect light from the camera flash. •...

  • Page 9: Table Of Contents

    Quick reference Capturing photos of people • s mode > Beauty Shot • Red-eye/Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye) • Face Detection Capturing photos at night or in the dark • s mode > Night, Dawn, Sunset • Flash options •...

  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Contents Basic functions ... 12 Unpacking ... 13 Camera layout ... 14 Inserting the battery and memory card ... 16 Charging the battery and turning on your camera ... 17 Charging the battery ... 17 Turning on your camera ... 17 Performing the initial setup ...

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Contents Shooting options ... 45 Selecting a resolution and quality ... 46 Selecting a resolution ... 46 Selecting image quality ... 47 Using the timer ... 48 Shooting in the dark ... 49 Preventing red-eye ... 49 Using the flash ... 49 Adjusting the ISO sensitivity ...

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    Contents Playback/Editing ... 71 Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode ... 72 Starting Playback mode ... 72 Viewing photos ... 77 Playing a video ... 79 Playing a voice memo ... 80 Editing a photo ... 82 Resizing photos ... 82 Rotating a photo ...

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    Basic functions Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions for shooting. Unpacking ………………………………… 13 Camera layout ……………………………… 14 Inserting the battery and memory card Charging the battery and turning on your camera ………………………………… 17 Charging the battery ……………………… 17 Turning on your camera …………………...

  • Page 14: Unpacking, Unpacking

    Unpacking The following items are included in your product box. Optional accessories. Not included. Camera AC adapter/ USB cable Camera case HDMI cable A/V cable Rechargeable battery Strap Battery charger Memory card User Manual CD-ROM Quick Start Manual The illustrations may differ slightly from the items shipped with your product. Basic functions...

  • Page 15: Camera Layout, Camera Layout

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

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    Camera layout Mode dial (see the left table below) Status lamp • Blinking: When the camera is saving a photo or video, being read by a computer or printer, or out of focus • Steady: When the camera is connecting to a computer or in focus Icon Description Smart Auto: Capture a photo with a scene mode selected...

  • Page 17: Inserting The Battery And Memory Card, Inserting The Battery And Memory Card

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

  • Page 18: Charging The Battery And Turning On Your Camera, Charging The Battery, Turning On Your Camera

    Charging the battery and turning on your camera Charging the battery Before you use 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 indicator light into your camera. Indicator light •...

  • Page 19: Performing The Initial Setup, Performing The Initial Setup

    Performing the initial setup When the initial setup screen appears, follow the steps below to configure the camera’s basic settings. Press [t] to select Language, and then press [t] or [o]. Press [D/c/F/t] to select a language, and then press [o]. Press [c] to select Time Zone, and then press [t] or [o].

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    Performing the initial setup Press [F] [c] to select Date & Time, and then press [t] or [o]. Date & Time Exit Press [F] or [t] to select an item. Press [D] or [c] to set the date and time or select a date format, and then press [o].

  • Page 21: Learning Icons, Learning Icons

    Learning icons The icons the camera displays on the screen change according to the mode you select or the options you set. Shooting options (left) Icon Description ISO sensitivity White Balance Smart filter Image adjustment (contrast, sharpness, and saturation) Face detection Face tone Face retouch Focus area...

  • Page 22: Selecting Options Or Menus, Selecting Options Or Menus

    Selecting options or menus You can select options by pressing [m], and then pressing [D/c/F/t], or [o]. You can also access shooting options by pressing [f], but some options may not be available. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select an option or menu. •...

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    Selecting options or menus For example, to select a White Balance option in Program mode: Rotate the mode dial to Ò. Press [m]. Photo Size Quality White Balance Smart Filter Face Detection Exit Move Press [D/c] to select a, and then press [t] or [o].

  • Page 24: Setting The Display And Sound, Setting The Display Type, Setting The Display And Sound

    Setting the display and sound Learn how to change the basic display information, sound settings, and user button settings. Setting the display type You can select a display type for the Shooting or Playback mode. Each type displays different shooting or playback information. See the table below Press [D] repeatedly to change the display type.

  • Page 25: Setting The Sound, Setting The User Button, Setting The Sound, Setting The User Button

    Setting the display and sound Setting the sound Set the sound your camera emits when you perform functions. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Select U Beep Sound. Select an option. Option Description The camera does not emit any sounds. 1/2/3 The camera emits sounds.

  • Page 26: Capturing Photos, Capturing Photos

    Capturing photos Learn how to capture photos easily and quickly in Smart Auto mode. Rotate the mode dial to S. Align your subject in the frame. Half-press [Shutter] to focus. • A green frame means the subject is in focus. •...

  • Page 27: Zooming, Zooming

    Capturing photos Zooming You can capture close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your camera has an 18X Optical zoom and 4X Digital zoom. You can also use a 24X Smart zoom and 3X Digital zoom to zoom in on a subject with less quality deterioration.

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    Capturing photos Smart zoom Ò A h M Smart zoom lets you zoom in a subject without less picture quality degradation than when you use the Optical zoom and Digital zoom. By using both the Smart zoom and Digital zoom, you can zoom in up to 72 times.

  • Page 29: Reducing Camera Shake (ois), Reducing Camera Shake (ois)

    Capturing photos Reducing camera shake (OIS) Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. Before correction After correction In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a or V OIS. Select an option. Icon Description Off: OIS is deactivated. On: OIS is activated. Ò...

  • Page 30: Set Iso Sensitivity Options. (p, Tips For Getting A Clearer Photo

    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. Focus frame • Press [Shutter] to capture the photo if the focus frame appears in green. •...

  • Page 31: Turn On The flash. (p

    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 32: Extended Functions

    Extended functions Learn how to capture a photo, record a video, and voice memo by selecting a mode. Using the Smart Auto mode ……………… 32 Using the Scene mode …………………… 34 Using the Beauty Shot mode …………… 34 Using the Program mode …………………...

  • Page 33: Using The Smart Auto Mode

    Using the Smart Auto mode In Smart Auto mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera settings based on the type of scene it detects. The Smart Auto mode is helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various scenes. Rotate the mode dial to S.

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    Using the Smart Auto mode • If the camera does not recognize an appropriate scene mode, it uses the default settings for the S mode. • Even if it detects a face, the camera may not select a portrait mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.

  • Page 35: Using The Scene Mode, Using The Beauty Shot Mode

    Using the Scene mode In Scene mode, you can capture a photo with options that are preset for a specific scene. Rotate the mode dial to s. Select a scene. Beauty Shot • To change a scene mode, press [m], and then select N.

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    Using the Scene mode Select an option. • For example, increase the face retouch setting to hide more imperfections. Face Tone Face Retouch Face Detection Level 1 Level 2 Smart FR Edit Level 3 Photo Size Quality Focus Area Back Press [m] to return to Shooting mode.

  • Page 37: Using The Program Mode

    Using the Program mode In Program mode, you can set most options, except the shutter speed and aperture value, which the camera sets automatically. Rotate the mode dial to Ò. Set the desired options. (For a list of options, refer to page 45.) Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus.

  • Page 38: Using The Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Or Manual Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Adjust the aperture value or shutter speed to control the exposure of your photos. You can use these options in the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and Manual modes. Aperture value The aperture is a hole that lets light into the camera. The aperture housing contains thin, metal plates that open and close, widening or narrowing the aperture, and controlling the amount of light that enters the camera.

  • Page 39: Using The Aperture Priority Mode, Using The Shutter Priority Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Using the Aperture Priority mode The Aperture Priority mode allows you to set the aperture value manually while the camera automatically selects an appropriate shutter speed. Rotate the mode dial to A. Press [o] [D/c] to adjust the aperture value.

  • Page 40: Using The Manual Mode

    Using the Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, or Manual mode Using the Manual mode The Manual mode allows you to adjust both the aperture value and the shutter speed manually. Rotate the mode dial to M. Press [o] to select the aperture value or shutter speed. Press [D/c] to adjust the aperture value or shutter speed.

  • Page 41: Using The Dual Is Mode

    Using the DUAL IS mode Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Optical and Digital Image Stabilization functions. Before correction After correction Rotate the mode dial to d. Align your subject in the frame, and then half-press [Shutter] to focus. Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

  • Page 42: Using The Movie Mode

    Using the Movie mode In Movie mode, you can customize settings to record high-definition videos of up to 20 minutes in length. The camera saves recorded videos as MP4 (H.264) files. • H.264 (MPEG-4 part10/AVC) is a high-compression video format established by the international standard organizations ISO-IEC and ITU-T. •...

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    Using the Movie mode Set desired options. (For a list of options, refer to page 45.) Press (Video recording) to start recording. Press (Video recording) again to stop recording. • You can start recording a video in any mode by pressing recording) without having to rotate the mode dial to v.

  • Page 44: Using The Smart Scene Detection Mode

    Using the Movie mode Using the Smart Scene Detection mode In Smart Scene Detection mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate camera settings based on the scene it has detected. Rotate the mode dial to v. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select V Smart Scene Detection Press [m] to return to Shooting mode.

  • Page 45: 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 later. You can also add a voice memo to a photo to remind you of shooting conditions. You will get the best sound quality when you speak 16 in (40 cm) away from the camera. Recording a voice memo In Shooting mode, press [m].

  • Page 46: Shooting Options

    Shooting options Learn how to set the options in Shooting mode. Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 46 Selecting a resolution …………………… 46 Selecting image quality …………………… 47 Using the timer ……………………………… 48 Shooting in the dark ……………………… 49 Preventing red-eye ………………………...

  • Page 47: Selecting A Resolution And Quality, Selecting A Resolution

    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 48: Selecting Image Quality

    Selecting a resolution and quality Selecting image quality Set the photo and video quality settings. Higher image quality settings will result in larger file sizes. Setting the photo quality Ò A h M d s The camera compresses and saves the photos you capture in the JPEG format.

  • Page 49: Using The Timer

    Using the timer S Ò A h M d s v Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting. In Shooting mode, press [t]. Timer : Off Move Select an option. Icon Description Off: The timer is not active. 10 Sec: Capture a photo after a 10-second delay.

  • Page 50: Shooting In The Dark, Preventing Red-eye, Using The flash

    Shooting in the dark Learn how to capture photos at night or in low light conditions. Preventing red-eye Ò s If the flash fires when you capture 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.

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    Shooting in the dark Icon Description Red-eye: • The flash will fire twice when the subject or background is dark to reduce the red-eye effect. • There is an interval between the 2 bursts of the flash. Do not move until the flash fires a second time. Fill in: •...

  • Page 52: Adjusting The Iso Sensitivity

    Shooting in the dark Press [F/t] to adjust the intensity. Flash : Auto Back Press [o] to save your settings. • Adjusting the flash intensity may not be effective if: - the subject is too close to the camera - you set a high ISO sensitivity - the exposure value is too big or too small •...

  • Page 53: Macro, Changing The Camera's Focus, Using Macro, Using Auto Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Learn how to adjust the camera’s focus to suit the subject and the shooting conditions. Using macro Ò A h M d v Use macro to capture close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers or insects. •...

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    Changing the camera’s focus Select an option. Icon Description Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 32 in. (80 cm) (137 in. [350 cm] when you use the zoom). Macro: Manually focus on a subject that is 2-32 in. (5-80 cm) from the camera (70-137 in.

  • Page 55: Focusing On A Selected Area, Using Tracking Auto Focus

    Changing the camera’s focus Focusing on a selected area You can focus on an area that you have selected. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a Focus Area Selection AF. Press [m] to return to Shooting mode. Press [o] [D/c/F/t] to move the frame to a desired area.

  • Page 56: Adjusting The Focus Area

    Changing the camera’s focus • If you do not select a focus area, the focus frame will appear in the center of the screen. • Tracking a subject may fail when: - the subject is too small - the subject moves excessively - the subject is backlit or you are shooting in a dark place - colors or patterns on the subject and the background are the same - the subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds...

  • Page 57: 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. Use Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritize the focus on them.

  • Page 58: Capturing A Self Portrait Shot, Capturing A Smile Shot

    Using Face Detection Capturing a self portrait shot Capture photos of yourself. The camera sets the focus distance to close-up, and then emits a beep when ready. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a Face Detection Press [m] to return to Shooting mode. When you hear a quick beep, press [Shutter].

  • Page 59: Detecting Eye Blinking, Using Smart Face Recognition

    Using Face Detection Detecting eye blinking If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically capture 2 photos in succession. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a Face Detection • Hold your camera still while “Capturing” is displayed on the screen. •...

  • Page 60: Registering Faces As Your Favorites (my Star)

    Using Face Detection • The camera may recognize and register faces incorrectly depending on lighting conditions, drastic changes in the subject's pose or face, and whether or not the subject is wearing glasses. • The camera can automatically register up to 12 faces. If the camera recognizes a new face when 12 faces have already been registered, it will replace the lowest priority face with the new one.

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    Using Face Detection When you are finished capturing the photos, the face list appears. • Your favorite faces are indicated with a • You can register up to 8 favorite faces. • The flash will not fire when you register a favorite face. •...

  • Page 62: Adjusting Brightness And Color, Adjusting The Exposure Manually (ev)

    Adjusting brightness and color Learn how to adjust the brightness and color for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) Ò A h d v 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 63: Metering, Changing The Metering Option

    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 [m].

  • Page 64: Selecting A Light Source (white Balance)

    Adjusting brightness and color Selecting a light source (White balance) Ò A h M d v The color of your photo depends on the type and quality of the light source. If you want the color of your photo to be realistic, select a White Balance setting that is appropriate for the lighting conditions, such as Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, or Tungsten.

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    Adjusting brightness and color Customizing preset White Balance options In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a or V White Balance. Scroll to a desired option. Rotate [Zoom] to the right. Press [D/c/F/t] to adjust the value on the coordinates. White Balance : Daylight •...

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    Adjusting brightness and color Adjusting color temperature In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a or V White Balance. Scroll to Color Temp. Rotate [Zoom] to the right. Press [F/t] to adjust the color temperature. White Balance : Color Temp. Back Press [o] to save your settings.

  • Page 67: Using Drive Modes

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

  • Page 68: Smart Filter Effects, Applying Effects/adjusting Images, Applying Smart Filter Effects

    Applying effects/Adjusting images Applying Smart Filter effects Apply various filter effects to your photos and videos to create unique images. Miniature Vignetting Fish-eye Sketch In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a or V Smart Filter. Select an effect. Available filters in Program, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, Ò...

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    Applying effects/Adjusting images Icon Description Retro: Apply a sepia tone effect. Negative: Apply a negative film effect. Custom RGB: Customize a color value. Available filters in Movie mode Icon Description Off: No effect Palette Effect 1: Create a vivid look with sharp contrast and strong color.

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    Applying effects/Adjusting images Defining your own RGB tone In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a or V Smart Filter. Scroll to Custom RGB. Rotate [Zoom] to the right. Select a color (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue). Smart Filter : Custom RGB Back Select an option.

  • Page 71: Adjusting Your Photos

    Applying effects/Adjusting images Adjusting your photos Ò A h M Adjust the sharpness, saturation, or contrast of your photos. In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select a Image Adjust. Select an option. • Contrast • Sharpness • Saturation Adjust each value. Contrast Description Decrease the color and brightness.

  • Page 72: 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, TV, or HDTV. Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode …………………………… 72 Starting Playback mode …………………...

  • Page 73: Viewing Photos Or Videos In Playback Mode, Starting Playback Mode

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and how to manage files. Starting Playback mode View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your camera. Press [P]. • The most recent file will be displayed.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Video file information Play Capture Icon Description Video file Current playback time/Video length Folder name–File name Protected file Ranking your favorite faces You can rank your favorite faces. The favorite face feature is available only when you insert a memory card into the camera.

  • Page 75: Smart Album

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Deleting favorite faces You can delete your favorite faces. The favorite face feature is available only when you insert a memory card into the camera. In Playback mode, press [m]. Select L Face List Edit Delete.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Press [F/t] to scroll through files. • Press and hold [F/t] to scroll through files quickly. Press [o] to return to the normal view. It may take some time for the camera to open Smart Album, change the category, or reorganize files.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Protecting files Protect your files from accidental deletion. In Playback mode, press [m]. Select L Protect Select. • To protect all files, select All Lock. Scroll to the file you want to protect, and then press [o].

  • Page 78: Viewing Photos

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Deleting all files You can select all files, and then delete them at once. In Playback mode, press [m]. Select L Delete All. When the pop-up message appears, select Yes. Copying files to a memory card Copy files from the internal memory to a memory card.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Playing a slide show Apply effects and audio to a slide show of your photos. The slide show function does not work for videos or voice memos. In Playback mode, press [m]. Select W. Select a slide show effect option.

  • Page 80: Playing A Video

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Playing a video In Playback mode, you can view a video, and then capture or trim parts of the playing video. You can save the captured or trimmed segments as new files. In Playback mode, select a video, and then press [o]. View the video.

  • Page 81: Playing A Voice Memo

    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Capturing an image from video While viewing a video, press [o] at the point where you want to capture an image. Press [c]. • The resolution of the captured image will be the same as the original video.

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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Adding a voice memo to a photo In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. Select L Voice Memo Press [Shutter] to record a short voice memo. • Maximum recording time is 10 seconds. •...

  • Page 83: Editing A Photo, Resizing Photos, Rotating A Photo

    Editing a photo Learn how to edit photos. • The camera will save edited photos as new files. When you rotate a picture, the camera overwrites the original file. • When you edit photos, the camera will automatically convert them to a lower resolution. Photos that you rotate or resize manually are not automatically converted to a lower resolution.

  • Page 84: Applying Smart Filter Effects

    Editing a photo Applying Smart Filter effects Apply special effects to your photos. In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. Select E Smart Filter. Select an effect. • To see available filter options, refer to page 67. Smart Filter : Off Move Defining your own RGB tone...

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    Editing a photo Adjusting your photos Learn how to correct the red-eye effect, adjust the skin tone, and adjust the brightness, contrast, or saturation. The camera will save an edited photo as a new file, but may convert it to a lower resolution.

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    Editing a photo Adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. Select E Image Adjust. Select an adjusting option. Icon Description Brightness Contrast Saturation Rotate [Zoom] to the right. Press [F/t] to adjust the option. Press [o] to save your settings.

  • Page 87: Creating A Print Order (dpof)

    Editing a photo Creating a print order (DPOF) Select photos to print and save print options in the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF). This information is saved in the MISC folder on your memory card for convenient printing on DPOF- compatible printers.

  • Page 88: Viewing files On A Tv Or Hdtv

    Viewing files on a TV or HDTV Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV with the A/V cable. In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Select n Video Out. Select the video signal output for your country or region. (p.

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    (p. 101) to control the camera and TV with the TV’s remote control. • Anynet+ lets you control all connected Samsung A/V devices with the TV remote control. • The time it takes for the camera to connect to your HDTV may vary with the type of SD or SDHC card you use.

  • Page 90: Transferring files To Your Windows Computer

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transfer files to your Windows computer, edit them with Intelli-studio, and upload them to the web. 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 or more recommended) Windows XP SP2, Windows Vista, or Windows 7 (32-bit editions) Hard disk...

  • Page 91: Transferring files With Intelli-studio

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Transferring files with Intelli-studio Intelli-studio will start automatically when you connect the camera to your computer with the USB cable. The battery will charge while the camera is connected to a computer with the USB cable.

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    Transferring files to your Windows computer Using Intelli-studio Intelli-studio is a built-in program that allows you to play back and edit files. For details, select Help • To enjoy more features, such as creating slide shows with templates, install the full version of Intelli-studio by selecting Web Support Start Update from the program toolbar.

  • Page 93: Removable Disk

    Transferring files to your Windows computer Description Open menus. Display files in the selected folder. Switch to the Photo edit mode. Switch to the Video edit mode. Switch to the Sharing mode (to send files by email or upload files to websites, such as Flickr or YouTube). Enlarge or reduce the thumbnails in the list.

  • Page 94: 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, select Computer in the pop-up window. On your computer, select My Computer Removable Disk DCIM 100PHOTO.

  • Page 95: Transferring files To Your Mac Computer

    Transferring files to your Mac computer When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will automatically recognize the device. You can transfer files directly from the camera to the computer without installing any programs. Mac OS 10.4 or later is supported. Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer with the USB cable.

  • Page 96: 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 [m]. Select n Printer. Turn on the printer, and then connect your camera to the printer with the USB cable.

  • Page 97: Settings

    Settings Refer to options to configure your camera’s settings. Settings menu ………………………………………… Accessing the settings menu ……………………… 97 Sound ……………………………………………… 98 Display ……………………………………………… 98 Settings ……………………………………………… 99...

  • Page 98: Settings Menu, Accessing The Settings Menu

    Settings menu Learn to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Select a menu. Medium Volume Start Sound Shutter Sound Beep Sound AF Sound Exit Move Option Description Sound: Set various camera sounds and the volume. (p.

  • Page 99: Sound, Display

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

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    Settings menu Item Description Adjust the brightness of the screen. (Auto*, Dark, Normal, Bright) Display Brightness Normal is fixed in Playback mode even if you have selected Auto. Set the duration for reviewing a captured image before returning to the Shooting mode. (Off, Quick View 0.5 sec*, 1 sec, 3 sec) If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the...

  • Page 101

    Settings menu Item Description Specify how to name files. • Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when you insert a new memory card, format a memory card, or delete all files. • Series*: Set the file number to resume from the previous file number when you insert a new memory card, format a memory card, or delete all files.

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    Settings menu Item Description Set the video signal output for your region. • NTSC*: USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Mexico • PAL (supports only BDGHI): Australia, Austria, Video Out Belgium, China, Denmark, England, Finland, Germany, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand Set a light to automatically turn on in dark places AF Lamp...

  • Page 103: Appendixes

    Appendixes Get information about error messages, specifications, and maintenance. Error messages ……………………………………… 103 Camera maintenance ………………………………… 104 Cleaning your camera ……………………………… 104 Using or storing the camera ………………………… 105 About memory cards ……………………………… 106 About the battery …………………………………… 108 Before contacting a service center …………………...

  • Page 104: Error Messages

    Error messages When the following error messages appear, try these remedies. Error message Suggested remedies • Turn off your camera, and then turn it on again. • Remove your memory card, and then insert Card Error it again. • Format your memory card. You can lock an SD or SDHC card to prevent files from being deleted.

  • Page 105: 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 lens cleaning paper and wipe gently. Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth.

  • Page 106: 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 extremely high humidity, or where the humidity changes drastically. •...

  • Page 107: About Memory Cards

    Camera maintenance Other cautions • Do not swing your camera by the strap. This may cause injury to yourself or others or damage to your camera. • Do not paint your camera, as paint can clog moving parts and prevent proper operation. •...

  • Page 108

    Camera maintenance Memory card capacity The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes or shooting conditions. These capacities are based on a 1 GB SD card: Size Super Fine Fine Normal 1103 1358 1676 2115 2433 * Available recording time may vary if you use the zoom. Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time.

  • Page 109: About The Battery

    Record videos at 1280 X 720 HQ Videos 100 min resolution and 30 FPS. • The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards. Your results may differ, depending on your actual usage. • Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording time.

  • Page 110

    Camera maintenance Low battery message When the battery has fully discharged, the battery icon will turn red and the "Low Battery" message will appear. Notes about using the battery • Avoid exposing batteries or memory cards to very cold or very hot temperatures (below 0 ºC/32 ºF or above 40 ºC/104 ºF).

  • Page 111

    Camera maintenance • Using the flash or recording videos depletes the battery quickly. Charge the battery until the indicator light turns green. • If the indicator light blinks in orange or does not illuminate, reconnect the cable, or remove the battery and insert it again. •...

  • Page 112

    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 113: Before Contacting A Service Center, Before Contacting A Service Center

    Before contacting a service center If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before you contact a service center. If you have attempted the suggested remedy 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 114

    Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies The flash may fire due to static electricity. The flash fires unexpectedly The camera is not malfunctioning. Set the date and time in the display settings. The date and time are incorrect (p.

  • Page 115

    Before contacting a service center Situation Suggested remedies • Make sure that the camera is correctly connected to the TV with the A/V cable. The TV does not • display your photos Make sure that your memory card contains photos. •...

  • Page 116: Camera Specifications

    Camera specifications Image sensor Type 1/2.33" (Approximately 7.76 mm) CCD Effective pixels Approximately 12 mega-pixels Total pixels Approximately 16.4 mega-pixels Lens Schneider-KREUZNACH Lens f = 4.0 mm-72.0 mm Focal length (35 mm film equivalent : 24-432 mm) F-stop range F3.2 (W)-F5.8 (T) •...

  • Page 117: Continuous, Motion Capture, Optical Image Stabilization (ois)

    Camera specifications Flash Mode Auto, Red-eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Off, Red-eye Fix • Wide: 0.3 m-3.6 m (ISO Auto) Range • Tele: 0.5 m-2 m (ISO Auto) Recharging time Approximately 4 sec. Shake reduction DUAL IS [Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) + Digital Image Stabilization (DIS)] Effect •...

  • Page 118

    4000 X 2248 Image size 3264 X 2448 2592 X 1944 1920 X 1080 1024 X 768 These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions. Your results may vary depending on the shooting conditions and camera settings. Appendixes Super Fine Fine...

  • Page 119

    Camera specifications Interface Digital output USB 2.0 connector Audio input/output Internal speaker (Mono), Microphone (Stereo) • A/V: NTSC, PAL (selectable) Video output • HDMI 1.4: NTSC, PAL (selectable) DC power input 20 pin, 4.4 V connector Power source Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery (SLB-10A, 1050 mAh) battery The power source may differ depending on your region.

  • Page 120: Glossary

    Glossary AEB (Auto Exposure Bracket) This feature automatically captures several images at different exposures to help you capture a properly-exposed image. AF (Auto Focus) A system that automatically focuses the camera lens on the subject. Your camera uses the contrast to focus automatically. Aperture The aperture controls the amount of light that reaches the camera’s sensor.

  • Page 121

    Glossary EV (Exposure Value) All the combinations of the camera’s shutter speed and lens aperture that result in the same exposure. 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.

  • Page 122

    Glossary ISO sensitivity The sensitivity of the camera to light, based on the equivalent film speed used in a film camera. At higher ISO sensitivity settings, the camera uses a higher shutter speed, which can reduce blur caused by camera shake and low light. However, images with high sensitivity are more susceptible to noise.

  • Page 123

    Glossary Resolution The number of pixels present in a digital image. High resolution images contain more pixels and typically show more detail than low resolution images. Shutter speed Shutter speed refers to the amount of time it takes to open and close the shutter, and it is an important factor in the brightness of a photo, as it controls the amount of light which passes through the aperture before it reaches the image sensor.

  • Page 124

    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 125: 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 WB700 Responsible Party : Samsung Electronics America, Inc. Address : 85 Challenger Road, Ridgefield Park,...

  • Page 126: Index

    Index Beauty Shot mode 34 Blink Detection 58 AF-assist light location 14 Brightness settings 101 Playback mode 85 Shooting mode 61 AF Lamp 101 AF Sound 98 Anynet+ 101 Camera maintenance 104 Aperture Priority mode 38 Camera specifications 115 Aperture value 37 Capturing an image from Auto Exposure Bracket video 80...

  • Page 127

    Index Focus area Image Adjustment Center AF 55 Add Noise 85 Multi AF 55 Brightness Playback mode 85 Selection AF 55 Shooting mode 61 Tracking AF 55 Contrast Playback mode 85 Formatting 99 Shooting mode 70 Function button 15 Red-eye 84 Saturation Playback mode 85 Shooting mode 70...

  • Page 128

    Index Service center 112 Settings 99 Red-eye Playback mode 84 Sharpness 70 Shooting mode 49 Shooting portraits Reset 99 Beauty Shot mode 34 Blink Detection 58 Resolution Face Detection 56 Playback mode 82 Red-eye 50 Shooting mode 46 Red-eye fix 50 Retouching faces Self portrait 57 Playback mode 84...

  • Page 129

    Index Voice memo playing 80 recording 44 White Balance 63 Zoom using the zoom 26 zoom button 15 zoom sound settings 41 Appendixes...

  • Page 130

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

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