User manual OPTIMA 102...
Table of Contents Preface ....................iii About this Manual ....................iii Safety and Handling Precautions ................iv Using this Menu ....................... v Introduction ....................1 System Requirements ..................... 1 Main Features ......................1 Package Contents ....................2 Camera Views ......................3 Camera Buttons ......................
Recording Movies ....................51 Recording Voices ....................53 Playback ....................54 Viewing in Single Navigation ................. 54 Viewing thumbnails ....................54 Zooming images....................56 Playing Movies ...................... 56 Playing Voice Recording ..................58 Playing Voice Memo ..................... 58 Deleting an Image/Video/Audio ................59 Playback Menu ......................
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. No part of this manual may be reproduced by any mechanical, electronic or other means, in any form, without prior written permission of the manufacturer.
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• Download all pictures and remove the battery from the camera if you are going to store the camera for a long period of time. • The type of battery and the battery power level may cause the lens to be stuck up. Ensure you use the correct battery type and use a fully charged battery.
Introduction Congratulations on the purchase of your AgfaPhoto 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...
A/V output to view your pictures and movies on your TV • USB port to transfer photos and movies to your PC Package Contents Please check the contents of your camera package. It should contain: OPTIMA 102 Rechargeable Battery charger battery (optional)
Camera Views Front View Flash Self-timer LED / AF Assist Lamp Zoom Lens Microphone Back View Indicador LED Mode switch LCD screen Menu buttons SET button / 4-way navigation control DISP Function / Delete button...
Top View Power button Stabilizer button Shutter button Zoom Bottom View USB / TV out Battery / SD card compartment Tripod screw hole Left/Right View Strap ring...
Camera Buttons Your camera is equipped with different buttons for ease of use Button Description Power Press to turn on/off the power. Stabilizer The stabilizer sets the optimal ISO value according to light levels to compensate for camera shake. Press to set stabilizer on/off. Shutter Press to capture an image or start/stop recording video or audio clip.
Face Tracking/ SET Button Rotate Button Flash Button Focus Button DISP Display Button Button Usage 1. Confirm a selection when using the OSD menus. 1. In Record mode, press to scroll through the flash mode options. (Auto, Anti Red-eye, Fill, Slow Sync and Off) 2.
Button Usage 1. In Photo, Movie, and Playback mode, press to change the LCD screen display to show or hide OSD icons or view Help. 2. In Record mode, press to change LCD screen display to show or hide OSD Display/Down/ icons and guide lines or help.
Getting Started 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. Thread the larger loop of the strap though the short loop and pull tight to attach the strap to the camera.
4. Close the battery compartment. Inserting an SD/SDHC Memory Card Expand your camera’s storage by using SD or SDHC memory cards. 1. Open the SD card compartment at the bottom of the camera. 2. Insert the SD/SDHC card into the memory card slot with the metallic part facing the front side of the camera.
Charging the Battery The battery that comes along with your package is not charged. You need to charge the battery before using the camera. 1. Insert the battery into the battery charger as shown. 2. Connect the battery charger to the adaptor. 3.
Setting the Date & Time 1. Press to move through the selection. 2. Press keys to change the value for the date and time. 3. Press SET to apply. 4. If necessary, press to close the menu. Now, you are ready to start taking photos and videos. keys to change the values continuously.
Selecting the Photo Record mode options Maximize the quality and ease of use of your camera by using the different mode options. The mode options allow you to capture images with preset settings according to scene conditions. 1. Set the camera to Photo Record mode. 2.
Using the LCD Monitor The high resolution 3.0” LCD monitor shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image of your photo or video. The display on the LCD monitor is called the On Screen Display or OSD. LCD Monitor Layout The following illustrations show the LCD monitor layout and icon descriptions.
Item Description Shots remaining Indicates the remaining shots available. Battery Indicates battery level. Storage media Indicates current storage media in use. Date stamp Indicates date stamp is enabled. Indicates AEB function is enabled Stabilizer Indicates stabilizer function is enabled. Saturation Displays saturation settings.
Item Description White balance Displays white balance settings. Metering Displays metering settings. Sharpness Displays sharpness settings. Quality Displays quality settings. Resolution Displays resolution settings. AF lamp Indicates AF lamp is enabled.
Playback Mode Screen Layout The Playback mode display varies depending on the type of image being viewed. Playback mode display of still images: 27/27 27/27 27/27 SET : F 3.0 F 3.0 F 3.0 1/ 30 1/ 30 1/ 30 2009/01/01 01:57 2009/01/01 01:57 2009/01/01 01:57...
Item Description Storage media Indicates used storage memory. Recording Displays recording information of the file. information DPOF Indicates the file is marked for printing. Resolution Displays the resolution settings. Playback mode of videos: 27/27 27/27 27/27 SET : 0:00:16 / 0:00:20 0:00:16 / 0:00:20 2009/01/01 01:57 2009/01/01 01:57...
Item Description Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a movie Button intro or audio file. Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the File no. / Total no. storage card. Battery Indicates battery level. Storage media Indicates used storage memory.
Playback mode of audio clips: 27/27 27/27 27/27 SET : 0:00:16 / 0:00:20 0:00:16 / 0:00:20 2009/01/01 01:57 2009/01/01 01:57 2009/01/01 01:57 Item Description Playback mode Indicates playback mode. Protect Indicates the file is protected. Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a Button intro movie or audio file.
Item Description Indicates the buttons to press on the camera to apply the Key indicator functions. Played time Indicates played time. Playing status Displays playing status. Changing the LCD Monitor Display The type of information displayed on the LCD screen can be changed using the button.
In Playback mode, the LCD display can be changed into any of the following: • Full OSD on • OSD off • Help LCD display cannot be changed in the following situations: Note • Manual exposure mode • Recording movie or audio clips •...
Recording Photos, Videos and Voices Taking Photos Now that you are familiar with your camera, you are now ready to take your photos. Taking photos with your camera is very simple. 1. Turn on the camera by pressing the Power button. 2.
To activate Stabilizer • Press the Stabilizer button on top of your camera to enable/disable stabilizer. Stabilizer If Stabilizer is enabled, the stabilizer icon is displayed on the LCD monitor and the ISO setting is automatically set to Auto. See “ISO” on page 30 for more details.
4. Slide the zoom control right again to switch to digital zoom automatically. Zooming continues. x5.0 x5.0 x5.0 Optical zoom Digital zoom x5.0 x5.0 x5.0 0.0EV 0.0EV 0.0EV AUTO AUTO Digital zoom is not activated when recording movies. Note Using Flash When taking pictures in difficult lighting conditions, use the Flash button to get correct exposure.
Auto. The flash fires automaticallywhenever extra lighting is Auto flash is enabled. needed. Red-eye reduction. The flash fires twice to reduce the red-eye effect. Forced on. The flash fires whenever you press the shutter button regardless of lighting conditions. Slow sync. The flash fires with a slow shutter speed.
Your camera supports the four focus modes: Normal. With normal focus, the focus range starts from 0.8m. When the camera is set to Normal mode, there is no icon displayed on the screen. Macro. This mode is designed for close-up photography.
My Mode The My Mode function displays the 6 most recent modes used in order. When you move through the different modes in the menu options, the items on the menu bar changes synchronously to the corresponding available settings. AUTO Program Resolution The Resolution function is used to set the resolution...
Quality The Quality function lets you adjust the quality settings of your photos before you capture them. The quality determines the amount of compression applied to your photos. More compression results in a more detailed image. However, the higher the quality, the more memory space is required in your memory card.
Icon Item Description Auto The camera automatically adjusts the white balance. Daylight Ideally used for bright sunny conditions. Cloudy Ideally used for cloudy conditions. Ideally used for indoor photos with tungsten or halogen lighting Tungsten without a flash. Ideally used for indoor photos with reddish fluorescent lighting Flourescent 1 conditions.
The ISO function lets you adjust the ISO sensitivity in recording still images depending on the lightning levels of your surroundings. • Use a higher ISO setting in dim conditions and a lower ISO setting in brighter conditions. AUTO • As you move through the selections, the preview on Auto the LCD monitor changes synchronously.
Icon Item Description The camera selects the exposure value based on the center of Spot your picture. Color Mode The Color Mode function lets you record still images or movies and apply different colors or tones for a more artistic effect. •...
Icon Item Description Captured image becomes reddish. Ideally used to record images Vivid Red like flowers and cars to make them more vivid. Captured image becomes greenish. Ideally used to record Vivid Green images like mountains and lawns to make them more vivid. Captured image becomes bluish.
Setting the Scene Mode Setting the Scene mode allows you to capture images with preset settings according to the scenes or environment. Record Mode 1. From the Record Menu, press to select Record Drive Mode Mode. 2. Use the navigation controls to move through the AF Area selection.
Icon Item Description This feature lets users to adjust the shutter speed and the Shutter Priority camera automatically selects the aperture value to match the brightness. This feature lets users to adjusts the shutter speed and Manual Exposure aperture value to correctly expose your images. The camera detects the shooting conditions and automatically Intelligent Scene switches to the appropriate scene mode.
Icon Item Description This feature slows shutter speed to capture fireworks Fireworks explosions. Snow This feature is used for beach and snow scenes. Sports This feature captures still images in high speed motions. Party This feature is used for wedding or indoor party settings. Candlelight This feature is used to capture warm candle light effects.
Icon Item Description Building This feature enhances the edges of captured images. This feature enhances the black and white contrast normally Text used when capturing text images. Pictures taken in Auction mode are automatically saved under a Auction specific folder named “_AUCT”. See “Folder Structure” on page 83 for more information.
After selecting the scene mode, the selected mode, except Voice Rec, will be added to the forefront in MyMode of Function Menu. See “Using the Function Menu” on page 26. Using Smile Capture Mode The Smile Capture mode uses smile tracking to automatically capture images. This feature is most useful in capturing different angles and smiles of moving people.
Using Intelligent Scene Mode With the Intelligent Scene Mode, the camera automatically detects the shooting conditions and switches to the appropriate scene and settings when aiming on a subject. This feature is most useful for novice users to capture great images even without basic knowledge of photography. Intelligent scene icon.
When Intelligent Scene function is enabled, icons will be displayed even in Guideline, Note None Display modes and when the shutter button is half pressed. The table below shows the modes supported by Intelligent scene: Intelligent Icon Description Scene Modes Portrait This mode is set when a face is detected.
Intelligent Icon Description Scene Modes This mode is set when: • There is no face detected. Night Scene • The focus distance is more than 1.5 meters. • The EV setting is lower than 5 or 4.5. This mode is set when a face is detected with an EV setting Night Portrait lower than 5 or 4.5.
Using Blink Detection Mode The Blink Detection mode tracks faces and determines captured image that contain subjects with blinked eyes. After shooting, when the camera detects that the subject blinked an eye, a menu selection appears to ask the user whether to save the image or not. This feature saves time in managing photos to be stored or deleted from the memory.
Using Aperture Priority Mode With Aperture Priority mode, users can adjust the aperture value and the camera automatically sets the shutter speed to match the brightness. To activate Aperture Priority 1. Select from the Scene Mode submenu. 2. Press SET button to enter the adjust mode. 3.
Using Manual Exposure Mode With Manual Exposure mode, users can manually adjust the shutter speed and the aperture value. To activate Manual Exposure 1. Select from the Scene Mode submenu. 2. Press SET button to enter the adjust mode. 3. Use the keys to select the shutter speed options or Use the keys to select the...
Setting the Drive Mode Your camera features a Self-timer and Burst which can be set in the Drive mode function in the Record Menu. The Self-timer allows you to take photos after a pre-defined Record Mode delay. While burst lets you take consecutive shots. This Drive Mode function is only available in recording still images.
Icon Item Description Performs delay and capture twice: • Performs a 10-second delay, then captures the image. Double Self-timer • Performs another 2-second delay then captures the image again. Performs continuous shooting when the shutter button is Burst pressed. Stops shooting when the shutter button is released. Captures an image without time delay.
Setting the AF Area AF stands for Automatic Focus. This feature determines the area on which the camera focuses. To set AF Area Record Mode Drive Mode 1. From the Record menu, select AF Area. 2. Use the keys to go through the selection. AF Area Wide AF Lamp...
Setting Sharpness This function allows you to enhance or soften finer details of your photos. Record Mode Drive Mode To set Sharpness High 1. From the Record menu, select Sharpness. AF Area Normal AF Lamp 2. Use the keys to go through the selection. Sharpness 3.
3. Press the SET button to save and apply changes. The table below shows the available Saturation settings. Icon Item Description High Enhances saturation. Normal Normal saturation is applied. Reduces saturation. Setting Contrast This function allows you to adjust the contrast of your Saturation photos.
2. Use the keys to go through the selection. 3. Press the SET button to save and apply changes. The table below shows the available Digital Zoom settings. Icon Item Description Enlarges the image digitally with almost no distortion. This Intelligent Zoom feature is available for still images only.
To set Date Stamp 1. From the Record menu, select Date Stamp. Saturation 2. Use the keys to go through the selection. Contrast Digital Zoom 3. Press the SET button to save and apply changes. Date Stamp Auto Review Setting Auto Review The Auto Review function lets you view the captured image right after shooting it.
Recording Movies You can record movies with the camera, the available recording time depends on the capacity of the memory card. Movies can be recorded until the maximum memory capacity has been reached. However the length of a single movie may be limited (the limitation depends on the camera model).
Setting the Movie Size The Movie Size function icon appears only in Movie Mode. Use this function to adjust the resolution and quality of movie clips. The table below shows the available size and corresponding image quality settings. High Quality 16:9 Icon Frame Size...
• Recorded movies are set to Internet standard resolution of 640 X 480. • Recording automatically stops when the file reaches 100 MB. Recorded movies in the Internet mode are stored following the DCF rule, however movies are saved in a specific folder named “_UTUBE”. For more details, please refer to “Folder Structure” on page 83.
Playback View images, videos and audio clips through your camera’s Playback mode. Viewing in Single Navigation The Single navigation mode displays the image one by one on the LCD monitor. To view images/ videos/audio clips, follow the steps below. 1. Adjust the Mode switch to set or turn on the camera to Playback mode.
3. Press the SET button to select the image and view it normally. Scroll bar. If scroll bars appear, it indicates that the screen can be scrolled. Display Display Thumbnail view Thumbnail icons When you view the thumbnails, some images may contain icons. These icons indicate the type of file or recording.
Icons Type Description File Error Indicates an error file. Zooming images The zoom view function works with still images only. • In normal view, slide the zoom control right repeatedly until the desired zoom view. • The 4 arrows on the LCD monitor indicate that the image is zoomed in.
5. During playback, use to control volume. Slide the zoom control left/right to decrease/increase volume. 6. Press the key to pause playback. Press the again to resume. When paused, the play info will remain on screen. 7. To forward or rewind the movie frame by frame, press key to pause playback, then press the 0:00:16 / 0:00:20 0:00:16 / 0:00:20...
Playing Voice Recording 1. Set the camera to Playback mode. 2. Use the navigation controls to scroll through the saved images. When viewing a voice recording file, the LCD monitor displays the screen layout of Audio clips. See picture on the right. 3.
4. During playback, use the to control volume. Slide the zoom control left/right to decrease/increase volume. 5. Press the key to pause playback. Press the key again to resume. When paused, the play info will remain on screen. 6. Press the key to stop the playback.
7. Press the SET button to delete. 8. The next image is displayed on the LCD monitor. To delete another file, use the keys to scroll through the images/videos/audio clips. Then, repeat steps 4 to 7. 9. To close the Delete function and go back to viewing in single navigation mode, select Cancel.
Slideshow The Slideshow function allows you to view all stored photos/videos in still image format in a continuous sequence. To view slideshow: 1. From the Playback menu, select Slideshow. The Slide Show Slideshow menu appears. Start 2. Set the slideshow settings. Cancel 3.
Delete The Delete function lets you remove unwanted files in the internal memory or on the memory card. Protected files cannot be erased, to delete, unprotect the file first. See “Protect” on page 65. To delete a photo/video/audio clip: 1. From the Playback menu, select Delete. 2.
To delete attached voice memo: 1. Set the camera to Playback mode. 2. View images/videos/audio clips in Single navigation mode. 3. Use the keys to scroll until the desired image with voice memo is displayed on the screen. 4. Press to launch the Playback Menu.
5. Press the MENU button. A confirmation selection appears. 6. Select Yes to confirm. 7. Press the SET button to delete marked files. Delete selected files ? Cancel To delete all files: 1. Select All in the Delete submenu. A confirmation message appears.
Protect The Protect function lets you lock a photo or video to protect it from being modified or accidentally erased. A protected file has a lock icon when viewed on Playback mode. To protect files: 1. From the Playback menu, select Protect. 2.
4. Repeat step 3 until all desired files to protect are marked. 5. Press the MENU button. A confirmation selection appears. Change protect settings ? 6. Select Yes. 7. Press the SET button to lock files and go back to Playback mode.
Red Eye Correction The Red Eye Correction function is used to reduce red eye in captured images. This function is only available for still images. Red eye correction can be applied to an image Slide Show several times, but the quality may gradually deteriorate. Delete To activate Red Eye Correction: Protect...
Voice Memo The Voice Memo function allows you to record and attach a voice memo to a saved image. You can record a maximum of 30 seconds of Voice memo per image. This function is only available in still images. To record voice memo: 1.
Photo Edit The Photo Edit function lets you edit still images to apply different colors or tones for a more artistic effect. Edited photos in this function is saved as a new file. To activate Photo Edit: 1. Set the camera to Playback mode. 2.
Icon Item Description B&W Image is saved in black and white. Negative Image appears to be the opposite of the original image. Neg. Mosaic Image is saved with mosaic tiles. Vivid Red Image is saved with reddish tint. Vivid Green Image is saved with greenish tint.
4. Select Trim. The Trim screen layout is displayed on the LCD monitor. 5. Use the control to change size. Current image size. Enlarged image. Display area. 4-way indicator. SET: 5M SET: 5M SET: 5M Shows the approximate location of the displayed area. 6.
Resize The Resize function allows you to change the image resolution of large images to smaller ones. This function is only available for still images. To resize an image: 1. Set the camera to Playback mode. 2. Use the keys to scroll and select an image Trim to resize.
Startup Image Startup Image The Startup Image function allows you to setup a startup image when you turn on your camera. 1. Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu. 2. Select Startup Image. The menu selection appears. System 3.
To set DPOF on a single image/all images: 1. Select Single or All on the DPOF submenu. DPOF 2. For single image, use the keys to scroll and select an image to mark for printing. 3. Specify the number of copies. Use the increase/decrease number.
PictBridge The PictBridge function allows you to print images captured by your camera without connecting the camera to a PC. Print images with a PictBridge compatible printer directly. To activate PictBridge: Connect your camera to a PictBridge compatible printer using the USB cable. See illustration below.
Using the Setup Menu You can access the Setup menu whether you are in Photo/Movie Record or Playback mode. The Setup menu allows you to configure general camera settings. To go to Setup Menu: 1. Press to launch the Record/Playback Menu. Sounds 2.
Item Available Settings Description Sound 1, Sound 2, Selects the startup sound when camera is turned Startup Sound 3, Off Enables or disables shutter sound when shutter Shutter On, Off button is pressed. Shutter sound is not available when recording movies or voice clips. Operation On, Off Enables or disables operation sound.
Setting Date & Time Use the Date & Time function to set the date and time of Date & Time your camera. This function is useful in attaching date stamps on captured images. Your camera uses a 24-hour time format. 2009 / 01 / 01 08 : 05 1.
Setting TV Out Use the TV Out function to adjusts video output signal to accommodate different regional settings. If TV out is not set correctly, the image may not display properly on TV. Available settings are: • NTSC. Applicable in Japan, USA, Canada, Taiwan TV Out NTSC NTSC...
• If there is a memory card inserted in the memory slot, the camera automatically saves Note all files to the memory card. • If there is no memory card or the internal memory is empty, the Copy to Card function is disabled.
Making Connections You can connect your camera to: TV, computer, or a printer. Connecting the Camera to a TV To connect your camera to a TV: Audio Video 1. Turn on the camera. 2. Set the TV out to match the TV’s video out format.
Connecting the Camera to a Printer You can print your photos directly using a PictBridge compatible printer. 1. Turn on your camera. 2. Set PictBridge settings. 3. Connect the camera to the printer using the USB cable. For more details on how to print photos, see “PictBridge” on page 75.
Appendix About Folder and File Names Your camera automatically creates specific directory of folders in the internal memory cards to organize captured images, videos and audio files. Folder Structure Your camera creates three directory names: • DICAM. All captured images, videos and audio files are stored in this folder except for files recorded using the Auction or YouTube®...
Troubleshooting Problem Cause and/or Action Camera does not turn on. The batteries may be exhausted. Charge or replace the batteries. Camera turns off Press any button except the Power button to turn on the camera. automatically. LCD turns blank. Press any button except the Power button to turn on the LCD. Empty battery icon is displayed on the LCD, then Batteries are exhausted, please replace or recharge.
Problem Cause and/or Action The memory card is protected. Remove the card and slide the LCD screen displays ‘Copy write-protect switch to its unlock position. error’. The memory card is full. Replace card or delete unnecessary files. No image displays on the Incorrect TV-out type was selected.
Specifications Sensor 12 megapixels, Type: 1/2.3” Lens Focal Length: f = 6.2 - 18.6 mm, 3x optical zoom, 5x digital zoom LCD Monitor 3.0” color LCD Focusing Range Normal: 80cm - Infinity Macro Wide: 5cm - 100cm Tele: 30 - 100cm Aperture F = 3.0 - 5.6 Shutter...
Sensitivity Auto, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200 (3M/16:9<2M>/VGA), 6400 (1280 x 960) White Balance Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent 1, Fluorescent 2, Custom Exposure Control -2EV to + 2EV (1/3EV steps) Metering Multi, Center, Spot Driver Mode 10 sec., 2 sec., Double, Burst, Off Flash Auto, Red-eye Reduction, Forced On, Slow Sync, Forced Off Effect (Preview)
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AgfaPhoto is used under license of Agfa-Gevaert NV & Co. KG or Agfa-Gevaert NV. Neither Agfa-Gevaert NV & Co. KG nor Agfa-Gevaert NV manufacture this product or provide any product warranty or support. For service, support and warranty information, contact the distributor or manufacturer. For service, support and warranty information, contact the distributor or manufacturer.