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FujiFilm FINEPIX FinePix S3500 Owner's Manual

Fujifilm owner's manual digital camera finepix s3100, finepix s3500.

 
OWNER'S MANUAL
This manual will show you how to use your
FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix S3100/FinePix S3500 correctly.
Please follow the instructions carefully.
1
Getting Ready
2
Using
the Camera
3
Advanced
Features
4
Settings
5
Software
Installation
6
Viewing Images
BL00404-200 ( 1 )

Summary of Contents

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    OWNER’S MANUAL This manual will show you how to use your FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix S3100/FinePix S3500 correctly. Please follow the instructions carefully. Getting Ready Using the Camera Advanced Features Settings Software Installation Viewing Images BL00404-200 ( 1 )

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    End User License Agreement This End User License Agreement (“Agreement”) is an agreement between Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. (“FUJIFILM”) and you, which sets forth the terms and conditions of the license granted for you to use the software provided by FUJIFILM.

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    Heesenstrasse 31 40549 Dusseldorf, Germany declare that the product Product Name: FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 Manufacture’s Name: Fuji Photo Film Co., Ltd. Manufacture’s Address: 26 - 30, Nishiazabu 2 - chome, Minato - ku, Tokyo 106 - 8620, Japan...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning ... 2 IMPORTANT ... 2 EC Declaration of Conformity ... 3 Preface ... 6 Accessories included ... 7 1 Getting Ready ATTACH THE LENS CAP / STRAP / ADAPTER RING ... 10 Attaching the lens cap ... 10 LOADING THE BATTERIES ...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    WHITE BALANCE (SELECTING THE LIGHT SOURCE) ... 42 APERTURE-PRIORITY ... 42 ‹ SHARPNESS ... 42 B PLAYBACK PLAYBACK MENU ERASING SINGLE / ALL FRAMES ... 43 DPOF SET FRAME ... 45 HOW TO SPECIFY PRINT OPTIONS (DPOF) ... 45 HOW TO SPECIFY PRINT OPTIONS (FRAME SET/RESET) ... 46 DPOF SET FRAME (RESET ALL) ...

  • Page 6

    Phase Alternation by Line, a color television system adopted mainly by European countries and China. ■ Exif Print (Exif ver. 2.2) Exif Print Format is a newly revised digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing. electronic Windows XP”...

  • Page 7: Accessories Included

    Accessories included h 16MB, xD-Picture Card™ (1) Included with: Anti-static case (1) h Shoulder strap h Lens cap (1) h Adapter ring (1) h LR6 AA-size alkaline batteries (4) h Video cable (1) (plug (2.5 mm dia. ) to pin-plug) Approx.

  • Page 8

    Camera parts and features 【Power switch】 Photography mode Playback mode (P.26) Power-OFF (P.13) Shutter button Self-timer lamp (P.39) Flash (P.33) Flash control sensor Lens Viewfinder (EVF) (P.20) EVF / LCD (monitor selector) button (P.20) Indicator lamp (P.23) LCD monitor (P.20) Tripod mount ✽...

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    Example of screen text display ■ Photography mode EV (Exposure compensation) Self-Timer Macro (close-up) Flash Photography mode White balance Increasing monitor brightness Zoom bar ■ Playback mode Playback mode DPOF Protection Zoom bar Date N    16 N    16    16 UP UP...

  • Page 10: Attaching The Lens Cap

    Getting Ready ATTACHING THE LENS CAP / STRAP / ADAPTER RING Pull the lens cap cord through a strap mount. ● Attach the lens cap cord to avoid losing the lens cap. Attach the strap to the strap mounts on the camera. Once you have attached both ends of the strap, check carefully to make sure that the strap is firmly secured.

  • Page 11: Loading The Batteries, Compatible Batteries

    (0°C to +10°C/+32°F to +50°F). The use of AA-size Ni-MH batteries is better for this reason. h Use Fujifilm Battery charger (sold separately) to charge AA-size Ni-MH batteries. h See P.85, 86 for other notes on using batteries.

  • Page 12: Inserting The Media

    INSERTING THE MEDIA ◆ How to replace the xD-Picture Card Check that the camera is turned off (indicator lamp is off) before opening the slot cover. ● If opening the slot cover while the camera is still on, the camera will turn off. Align the indicators on the xD-Picture Card slot and xD-Picture Card and then push the card firmly all the way into the slot.

  • Page 13: Turning On And Off / Setting The Date And Time

    TURNING ON AND OFF / SETTING THE DATE AND TIME DATE/TIME DATE/TIME  NOT SET NOT SET SET SET NO NO DATE/TIME DATE/TIME YYY YYYY.MM.DD DD 2004 2004   1    1     .   .  1  12 : 00  AM 12 : 00  AM SET SET CANCEL CANCEL DATE/TIME DATE/TIME YYY YYYY. Y.MM.DD DD 2004 . 7  . ...

  • Page 14: Correcting The Date And Time / Changing The Date Order, Correcting The Date And Time

    CORRECTING THE DATE AND TIME / CHANGING THE DATE ORDER OPTION OPTION SET−UP SET−UP EVF/LCD EVF/LCD SET−UP SET−UP 1 3 DATE/TIME DATE/TIME TIME DIFFEREN TIME DIFFERENCE CE :SET FRAME NO. FRAME NO. USB MODE USB MODE SET SET DATE/TIME DATE/TIME YYY YYYY. Y.MM.DD 2004    2004   4  .  12 : 00  AM 12 : 00  AM...

  • Page 15: Selecting The Language

    SELECTING THE LANGUAGE OPTION OPTION SET−UP SET−UP EVF/LCD EVF/LCD SET−UP SET−UP 1 2 3 言語 言語/LANG. /LANG.  ENGLISH ENGLISH VIDEO SYSTEM:NTSC VIDEO SYSTEM :NTSC :OK :OK DISCHARGE DISCHARGE RESET RESET :OK :OK SET SET CANCEL CANCEL 1 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen.

  • Page 16: Checking The Battery Charge

    CHECKING THE BATTERY CHARGE Turn the camera on and check the battery charge. * No icon Lit red Blinking red Blinking red ● Depending on the camera mode and the type of batteries used, the transition from “ quickly. ● Due to the nature of the battery, the battery low warning may appear early when the camera is used in cold locations.

  • Page 17: Basic Operation Guide

    Using BASIC OPERATION GUIDE the Camera This section describes the camera’s functions. Flash pop-up button Press the Flash pop-up button to release the flash. Photography mode selector Turn the Mode dial to change Photography mode. Photography ON/OFF and Photography / Playback mode selector switch Use the Power switch to select the mode.

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    BASIC OPERATION GUIDE Changing between the viewfinder (EVF) and the monitor (LCD) Pressing the “EVF/LCD” button toggles between the viewfinder and the LCD monitor. Use whichever mode is best suited to your shot. ● DISP/BACK button DISP: Press this button to select the screen ●...

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    g button Photography: d button Turns Macro ( c button Sets the flash ( Playback: Change frame or movie frame advance. ( a ) , ( b ) / Zoom button Photography: Press “T” to zoom in (telephoto). Press “W” to zoom out (wide-angle). Playback: Press “T”...

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    TAKING PICTURES ( B AUTO MODE ) PHOTOGRAPHY MODE 1 Set the Power switch to “ ”. 2 Set the Mode dial to “ ”. h Focal range Approx. 80 cm (2.6 ft.) to infinity ● Use Macro mode for subjects closer than 80 cm (2.6 ft.) (➡P.32).

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    N    16    16 Zoom bar N    16     Bebeep Hold the camera so that your fingers or the strap do not cover the lens, flash or flash control sensor. If the lens, flash or flash control sensor is obscured, the brightness (exposure) of your shot may be incorrect.

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    TAKING PICTURES ( B AUTO MODE ) PHOTOGRAPHY MODE Beep ◆ Subjects not suitable for autofocus The FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 uses a high-precision autofocusing mechanism. However, it may have difficulty focusing on the following: h Very shiny subjects such as a mirror or car body h Subjects photographed through glass h Subjects that do not reflect well, such as hair...

  • Page 23: Number Of Available Frames, Standard Number Of Frames Per Xd-picture Card

    INDICATOR LAMP DISPLAY Display Lit green Ready to shoot Blinking green AF/AE in progress, camera shake warning or AF warning (ready to shoot) Blinking green and Recording to xD-Picture Card (ready to shoot) orange alternately Lit orange Recording to xD-Picture Card (not ready) Blinking orange Charging the flash (flash will not fire) Blinking green...

  • Page 24: Using Af/ae Lock

    TAKING PICTURES ( a AUTO MODE ) PHOTOGRAPHY MODE USING AF/AE LOCK Bebeep Beep ◆ AF (Autofocus)/AE (Auto-exposure) lock On the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500, pressing the shutter button down half way locks the focus and exposure settings (AF/AE lock). To focus on a subject that is off to one side or to set the exposure before composing the final shot, locks the AF and AE settings.

  • Page 25: Using The Zoom (optical Zoom/digital Zoom), Best Framing

    USING THE ZOOM ( OPTICAL ZOOM/DIGITAL ZOOM ) Zoom bar display The position of the “ ” indicator on the zoom bar shows the zooming status. The area to above the separator indicates digital zooming, while the area to below indicates optical zooming. BEST FRAMING Text displayed Framing guideline displayed...

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    This camera will display still images recorded on the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 or still images (excluding some uncompressed images) recorded on any FUJIFILM digital camera that supports xD- Picture Cards. Clear playback or digital zooming may not be possible for still images shot on cameras other than the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500.

  • Page 27: Playback Zoom

    Zoom bar PANNING PANNING CANCEL CANCEL CANCEL CANCEL ■ Zoom scales Quality mode 4 (2272 × 1704) 2 (1600 × 1200) 1 (1280 × 960) ` (640 × 480) Playback zoom Press the “T (a)” or “W (b)” button during single- frame playback to zoom in (enlarge) or out on a still image.

  • Page 28: Erasing Images ( O Erase Frame)

    ERASING IMAGES ( o ERASE FRAME ) PLAYBACK MODE ERASE ERASE ALL FRAMES ALL FRAMES FRAME FRAME BACK BACK ERASE ERASE ALL FRAMES ALL FRAMES FRAME FRAME BACK BACK FRAME FRAME ERASE ERASE OK?  OK? YES YES Set the Power switch to “ 1 Press the “MENU/OK”...

  • Page 29: Photography Functions Taking Pictures — Selecting The Camera Settings

    PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS Advanced TAKING PICTURES — SELECTING THE CAMERA SETTINGS Features Consider the scene you are photographing and the sort of image you want to achieve when you specify the camera settings. A general guide is given below. Select the Photography mode (➡P.30, 31). B Auto Scene position Manual...

  • Page 30: Photography Mode Selector

    PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS B AUTO m SCENE POSITION SCENE POSITION SCENE POSITION NIGHT NIGHT SPORT SPORT LANDSCAPE LANDSCAPE PORTRAIT PORTRAIT This is the best mode for shooting portrait. Skin tones are m PORTRAIT shown beautifully and the overall tone is soft. This is the best mode for shooting scenery in daylight and , LANDSCAPE provides crisp, clear shots of scenery such as buildings and mountains.

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    s MANUAL Use this setting to adjust the amount of light emitted by the flash to suit z Flash brightness adjustment the photography conditions or to achieve a desired effect. Use the AE exposure as a reference value of 0, this function brightens (+) D EV (Exposure compensation) or darkens (–) the shot.

  • Page 32: S Macro (close-up)

    PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS ◆ When using the flash e MACRO ( CLOSE-UP ) Select Macro mode to take close-up shots. 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “ appears on the screen indicating that you can take close-up shots. To cancel Macro mode, press the “...

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    d FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS Choose from 6 flash modes according to the type of shot. Set the Power switch to “ ”. Set the Mode dial to “ ”, “ Press the Flash pop-up button to pop-up the flash. h Effective flash range ( Wide-angle: approx.

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    d FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS ◆ Red-eye effect When using the flash to take a picture of people in low-light conditions, their eyes sometimes appear red in the picture. This is caused by the light of the flash reflecting off the inside of the eye. Use Red-eye reduction flash to minimize the likelihood of this effect.

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    ◆ ◆ Suppressed flash c Slow synchro This is a flash mode that uses a slow shutter speed. This allows you to take pictures of people at night that clearly show both your subjects and the night time backdrop. To avoid camera shake, always use a tripod.

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    PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS This is useful when checking the shot composition for dimly lit scenes (Slow synchro shots, etc.). UP UP INCREASING MONITOR BRIGHTNESS Set the Power switch to “ Set the Mode dial to “ fi Press the “ fi “...

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    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU OPERATION PHOTOGRAPHY MENU SELF−TIMER SELF−TIMER ON ON OFF OFF N    N   16 y Quality Set the size of the recorded image when the picture is taken. The size set is matched to the intended use of the print size. * Self-timer Use this setting for taking pictures such as group shots where the photographer is included...

  • Page 38: Photography Menu

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU PHOTOGRAPHY MENU y QUALITY SETTINGS IN PHOTOGRAPHY MODE QUALITY QUALITY F  10  10 N  20  20   25   25   33   33 Quality mode F (2272 × 1704) N (2272 × 1704) (1600 × 1200) (1280 × 960) (680 × 480) Choose from 5 settings.

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    * SELF-TIMER PHOTOGRAPHY SELF−TIMER SELF−TIMER ON ON OFF OFF N   16 N    Bebeep Beep The self-timer is used in situations where the photographer is included in the shot. When setting the self-timer to “ON”, “ on the screen. In this mode, a timer runs for roughly 10 seconds before the shutter is released.

  • Page 40: Scene Position

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU PHOTOGRAPHY MENU √ SCENE POSITION SCENE POSITION SCENE POSITION NIGHT NIGHT SPORT SPORT LANDSCAPE LANDSCAPE PORTRAIT PORTRAIT SCENE POSITION SCENE POSITION NIGHT NIGHT SPORT SPORT LANDSCAPE LANDSCAPE PORTRAIT PORTRAIT Scene This is the best mode for shooting portraits. Skin tones are PORTRAIT shown beautifully and the overall tone is soft.

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    z FLASH BRIGHTNESS ADJUSTMENT FLASH FLASH +0.3 +0.3 0 −0.3 −0.3 −0.6 −0.6 D EV ( EXPOSURE COMPENSATION ) EV EV +0.6 +0.6 +0.3 +0.3 0 −0.3 −0.3 ◆ To obtain the optimum brightness Adjust the exposure compensation according to the level of brightness or darkness in the image. h When the subject appears too bright, try a negative (–) compensation setting.

  • Page 42: A White Balance (selecting The Light Source)

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU PHOTOGRAPHY MENU A WHITE BALANCE ( SELECTING THE LIGHT SOURCE ) WB WB AUTO AUTO AUTO: Automatic adjustment (shooting to show the ambience of the light source) : Shooting outdoors in fine weather : Shooting in shade ✽ When the flash fires, the white balance setting for the flash is used. Consequently, to achieve a particular effect, the flash mode should be set to Suppressed flash (➡P.35).

  • Page 43: O Erasing Single / All Frames

    o ERASING SINGLE / ALL FRAMES PLAYBACK MENU ERASE ERASE ALL ALL FRAMES FRAMES FRAME FRAME BACK BACK ERASE ERASE ALL FRAMES ALL FRAMES FRAME FRAME BACK BACK 1 Set the Power switch to “ ”. 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen.

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    o ERASING SINGLE / ALL FRAMES PLAYBACK MENU FRAME FRAME ERASE OK? ERASE  OK? YES YES ALL FRAMES ALL FRAMES ERASE ALL ERASE ALL OK?    IT MAY     IT MAY TAKE A WHILE TAKE A WHILE YES YES If “ button again to erase the frames (files). ◆ To stop the procedure midway ALL FRAMES...

  • Page 45: Dpof Set Frame

    DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format and refers to a format that is used for recording printing specifications for images shot using a digital camera on media such as an xD-Picture Card. The recorded specifications include information on which frames are to be printed.

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    u DPOF SET FRAME PLAYBACK MENU HOW TO SPECIFY PRINT OPTIONS ( FRAME SET/RESET ) DPOF DPOF RESET RESET ALL ALL WITHOUT WITHOUT DATE WITH WITH DATE DATE DPOF DPOF RESET ALL RESET ALL WITHOUT WITHOUT DATE WITH DATE WITH DATE ◆ When DPOF settings were specified on another camera RESET DPOF OK?...

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    100−0002 100−0002 DPOF:0011 DPOF:0011 Total number of prints 01 01SHEETS SHEETS Setting for that frame FRAME FRAME SET SET 100−0001 100−0001 DPOF DPOF TOTAL/   11 TOTAL/    11SHEETS SHEETS Total number of prints 1 Press “d” or “c” to display the frame (file) for which you want to specify DPOF settings.

  • Page 48: U Dpof Set Frame (reset All)

    u DPOF SET FRAME ( RESET ALL ) PLAYBACK MENU DPOF DPOF RESET ALL RESET ALL WITHOUT WITHOUT DATE WITH WITH DATE DATE DPOF DPOF RESET ALL RESET ALL WITHOUT DATE WITHOUT DATE WITH DATE WITH DATE RESET DPOF OK? RESET DPOF OK? YES YES 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen.

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    PLAYBACK MENU i PROTECTING IMAGES: FRAME / SET ALL / RESET ALL PROTECT PROTECT RESET ALL RESET ALL SET ALL SET ALL FRAME FRAME PROTECT PROTECT RESET ALL RESET ALL SET SET ALL ALL FRAME FRAME 100−0001 100−0001 FRAME FRAME PROTECT OK? PROTECT  OK? YES YES...

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    i PROTECTING IMAGES: FRAME / SET ALL / RESET ALL PLAYBACK MENU FRAME FRAME UNPROTECT OK? UNPROTECT YES YES SET ALL SET ALL  SET ALL OK?  SET ALL OK?    IT MAY     IT MAY  TAKE A WHILE TAKE A WHILE YES YES RESET ALL RESET ALL RESET ALL OK? RESET ALL OK?     IT MAY      IT MAY  TAKE A WHILE TAKE A WHILE YES YES ◆ To stop the procedure midway SET ALL...

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    g AUTOMATIC PLAYBACK PLAYBACK MENU PLAYBACK PLAYBACK PLAYBACK PLAYBACK 1 Set the Power switch to “ ”. 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen. ● The Power save function does not operate during playback. ● Movies start automatically.

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    Y TRIMMING PLAYBACK MENU TRIMMING TRIMMING SET SET TRIMMING TRIMMING Zoom bar TRIMMING TRIMMING YES YES 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press “d” or “c” to select the frame (file) for which you want to trim. 1 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen.

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    TRIMMING TRIMMING 0.3M 3M REC REC OK? OK? REC REC CANCEL CANCEL Check the saved image size and press the “MENU/OK” button. The trimmed image is added as a separate file in the final frame. ■ Image Sizes Printing at up to 4R / A6 size Printing at up to 3R size To use for e-mail or web site...

  • Page 54: R Recording Movies

    r RECORDING MOVIES MOVIE MODE Movies up to 60 seconds long (at the “ be recorded. h Specifications Motion JPEG without sound h Quality selection method (320 × 240 pixels) (160 × 120 pixels) h Frame rate: 10 frames per second See P.95 for information on the frame rate.

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    REC REC STORING STORING Press the shutter button down fully to start recording. ● The brightness and color of the screen shown during movie recording may differ from those shown before recording begins. ● There is no need to hold down the shutter button. Pressing the shutter button down fully fixes the focus, but the exposure is adjusted for to the scene being shot.

  • Page 56: Y Quality Settings In Movie Mode

    r RECORDING MOVIES MOVIE MODE y QUALITY SETTINGS IN MOVIE MODE QUALITY QUALITY 320x240 320x240 160x120 160x120 QUALITY QUALITY 320x240 320x240 160x120 160x120 1 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen. 2 Press “d” or “c” to select “ ●...

  • Page 57: Playing Back Movies

    PLAYING BACK MOVIES PLAYBACK MODE 100−0006 100−0006 PLAY PLAY  4/23 23/200 2004   12:15 AM   12:15 AM STOP STOP PAUSE PAUSE ■ Playing back movies Control Playback Pause/Resume Stop Fast forward/Rewind Rewind Skip playback When paused ◆ ◆ Playing movie files i You may not be able to play back some movie files recorded on other cameras. i To play back movie files on a PC, save the movie file on the xD-Picture Card to the PC’s hard disk and then play back the saved file.

  • Page 58: Adjusting Evf / Lcd (the Monitor Brightness)

    Settings OPTION OPTION SET−UP SET−UP EVF/LCD EVF/LCD BRIGHTNESS BRIGHTNESS − SET SET fi ADJUSTING EVF / LCD ( THE MONITOR BRIGHTNESS ) 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen. ●...

  • Page 59

    SET-UP F USING THE SET-UP SCREEN OPTION OPTION SET−UP SET−UP EVF/LCD EVF/LCD SET−UP SET−UP 1 2 3 IMAGE DISP. IMAGE DISP. :ON :ON :2 MIN :2 MIN POWER POWER SAVE SAVE FORMAT FORMAT :OK OK :LOW :LOW BEEP BEEP SET SET CANCEL CANCEL SET−UP...

  • Page 60: Set-up Menu Options

    SET-UP ■ SET-UP menu options Settings Display IMAGE DISP. ON/OFF POWER SAVE 2 MIN/5 MIN FORMAT § BEEP LOW/HIGH/OFF DATE/TIME TIME DIFFERENCE FRAME NO. CONT./RENEW ¶/qWEB/® USB MODE VIDEO SYSTEM NTSC/PAL DISCHARGE qRESET Factory default Explanation Specifies whether the preview images (the photographed images) are displayed after taking a picture.

  • Page 61: Power Save Setting, Format

    POWER SAVE SETTING SET−UP SET−UP 1 2 3 :ON :ON IMAGE DISP. IMAGE DISP. POWER SAVE POWER SAVE  2 MIN MIN FORMAT FORMAT :OK OK BEEP BEEP :LOW :LOW SET SET CANCEL CANCEL The Sleep function does not operate in SET-UP or Playback mode, but the camera will turn off if it is left unused for a set time (2 or 5 minutes).

  • Page 62: World Time (time Difference)

    SET-UP WORLD TIME ( TIME DIFFERENCE ) This function sets a time difference relative to the date and time currently set. When this setting is enabled, the specified time difference is applied when pictures are taken. Use this function when traveling to destinations in different time zones. TIME DIFFERENCE...

  • Page 63: Frame No

    N    16    16  4/23 23/200 2004 FRAME NO. CONT. Formatted xD-Picture Card used for both A and B. 100−9999 100−9999 Directory number File number Frame number  4/23 23/200 2004   3:00 PM    3:00 PM Always press the “MENU/OK” button after the settings are completed. When the Photography mode is selected with world ß...

  • Page 64: Installation On A Windows Pc

    Software Installation Pre-installation checklist To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. ✽1 Operating System Hard disk space Display ✽3 Internet connection ✽1 Models with one of the above operating systems pre-installed. ✽2 When you install the software, log in using a system administrator account (e.g.

  • Page 65

    Do not connect the camera to your PC until the software installation is completed. Install FinePixViewer as instructed in the Quick start guide. ◆ Launching the installer manually 1 Double-click the “My Computer” icon. ✽ Windows XP users should click “My Computer” in the “Start” menu. 2 Right-click “FINEPIX”...

  • Page 66: Installation On A Mac Os 9.2

    5.2 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS 9.2 Pre-installation checklist To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. Compatible Mac Operating System Hard disk space Display ✽4 Internet connection ✽1 Models with a USB port as a standard feature ✽2 This software does not run correctly in the Mac OS X Classic environment.

  • Page 67

    The Installer setup screen appears. Click the [Installing FinePixViewer] button. ● For more information on what is installed, click the [Read Me First] button and [Using FinePixViewer] button. A confirmation message appears asking whether you want to continue with the installation. Click the [OK] button.

  • Page 68

    5.2 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS 9.2 After restarting the Macintosh, the “FinePixViewer installation completed” message appears. Click “Using FinePixViewer” to view the basic FinePixViewer functions. To install Acrobat Reader, click “Install Acrobat Reader”. ● Install Adobe Systems’ Acrobat Reader software to read the FinePixViewer User’s Guide (PDF). If the latest version already has been installed, this step is not required.

  • Page 69: Installation On A Mac Os X

    5.3 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS X Pre-installation checklist ■ Hardware and software requirements To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. Compatible Mac Operating System Hard disk space Display ✽2 Internet connection...

  • Page 70

    5.3 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS X Turn your Macintosh on and start up Mac OS X. Do not launch any other applications. When the bundled CD-ROM is loaded into the CD- ROM drive, the “FinePix” icon appears. Double-click the “FinePix” icon to open the “FinePix” volume window.

  • Page 71

    The “FinePixInstallOSX” window appears. Click the [Install] button to install FinePixViewer and RAW FILE CONVERTER LE. The ImageMixer VCD2 installer automatically starts up and a window showing the installation progress appears. (Installation may take several minutes.) The “FinePixViewer installation completed” message dialog appears. Then click exit button and close it.

  • Page 72: Camera Connection, Using The Ac Power Adapter (sold Separately), Connecting To A Tv

    Images 6.1.1 Using the AC Power adapter ( sold separately ) Always use a FUJIFILM AC Power Adapter AC-5VH/AC-5VHS (➡P.83). Use the AC power adapter to avoid losing power at inconvenient times, such as when downloading photographed images to your PC. You can take pictures and play back images without worrying about depleting the batteries.

  • Page 73: Connecting The Camera Directly To The Printer — Pictbridge Function

    6.2 CONNECTING THE CAMERA DIRECTLY TO THE PRINTER — PictBridge FUNCTION When a printer that supports PictBridge is available, images can be printed by connecting the camera directly to the PictBridge-compatible printer without using a PC. 6.2.1 Specifying images for printing on the camera SET−UP...

  • Page 74: Specifying Images For Printing Without Using Dpof Single-frame Printing

    6.4 CONNECTING THE CAMERA DIRECTLY TO THE PRINTER — PictBridge FUNCTION PRINTING PRINTING 1/   1SHEETS 1/   1SHEETS CANCEL CANCEL 6.2.2 Specifying images for printing without using DPOF single-frame printing SET−UP SET−UP 1 2 3 DATE/TIME DATE/TIME TIME DIFFERENCE TIME DIFFERENCE FRAME NO. FRAME NO.      ...

  • Page 75

    PICTBRIDGE PICTBRIDGE PRINT WITH DATE PRINT WITH DATE PRINT WITHOUT DATE PRINT WITHOUT DATE PRINT DPOF PRINT DPOF SET SET 100−0001 100−0001 TOTAL:00002 TOTAL :00002 02SHEETS 02 SHEETS FRAME FRAME YES YES CANCEL CANCEL PRINTING PRINTING 1/  36 1/   36SHEETS SHEETS CANCEL CANCEL ◆ Disconnecting the printer AC-5V (Sold separately) (USB) socket 1 Press “a”...

  • Page 76: Connecting To A Pc, Connecting To A Pc

    6.3 CONNECTING TO A PC 6.3.1 Connecting to a PC The “Connecting to a PC” section explains how to connect the camera to your PC using the USB cable (included) and describes the functions you can use once the camera and PC are connected. If the power cuts out during data transmission, the data will not be transmitted correctly.

  • Page 77

    USE AT DSC MODE Set a camera SET−UP SET−UP 1 2 3 DATE/TIME DATE/TIME :SET :SET TIME DIFFERENCE TIME DIFFERENCE :SET :SET FRAME NO.    FRAME NO.    :CONT. :CONT. USB MODE USB MODE SET SET CANCEL CANCEL Connect a camera to a PC Camera DC IN 5V socket (USB) USB socket...

  • Page 78

    6.3 CONNECTING TO A PC Set a PC Windows 98 / 98 SE / Me / 2000 Professional / Macintosh ● The Windows CD-ROM may also be required during installation. In this event, change CD-ROMs as directed by the on-screen instructions. h FinePixViewer automatically starts up and the Save Image Wizard window (Save Image dialog box) appears.

  • Page 79: Disconnecting The Camera

    6.3.2 Disconnecting the camera Windows Once the image has been saved, the “Remove Camera/Media” window appears (Save Image Wizard Windows). To disconnect the camera, click the [Remove] button. Macintosh Once the image has been saved, the “Remove camera/media” window appears (Save Image dialog box).

  • Page 80: Using Finepixviewer, Mastering Finepixviewer, Uninstalling The Software

    6.4 USING FinePixViewer 6.4.1 Mastering FinePixViewer For all information on FinePixViewer functions, refer to “How to Use FinePixViewer” in the Help menu for details. ◆ ◆ Macintosh h To read “How to Use FinePixViewer”... You must install Adobe Systems’ Acrobat Reader. See P.68 for information on installing Acrobat Reader.

  • Page 81

    5 When the message appears, click the [OK] button. Check your selection carefully since the process cannot be cancelled once you click [OK] button. 6 Automatic uninstallation begins. When uninstallation ends, click the [OK] button. Macintosh Mac OS 9.2 ■ Uninstalling Exif Launcher, FinePixViewer 1 After you have quit Exif Launcher in “Exif Launcher Settings”...

  • Page 82: System Expansion Options

    System Expansion Options eBy using the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 together with other optional FUJIFILM products, your system can be expanded to fill a wide range of uses. ■ Image input/output to the PC FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500...

  • Page 83: Accessories Guide

    (sold separately) can make taking pictures with the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 even easier. For information on how to attach and use the accessories, refer to the instructions provided with the accessory used. Visit the FUJIFILM web site for the latest information on camera accessories. http://home.fujifilm.com/products/digital/index.html h xD-Picture Card These are separately available xD-Picture Cards.

  • Page 84: Conversion Lens Guide (sold Separately)

    Conversion Lens Guide ( sold separately ) Wide conversion lens WL-FX9/WL-FX9B Changes the focal length by a factor of 0.79× (wide-angle: equivalent to 31 mm) without altering the F-stop value of the lens. h Wide conversion lens specifications Magnification: 0.79× Lens configuration: 3 lenses in 3 groups Shooting range: Approx.

  • Page 85: Using Your Camera Correctly, Power Supply And Batteries, Applicable Batteries, Notes On The Batteries

    If any soiling remains, apply a small amount of lens cleaning liquid to a piece of FUJIFILM lens cleaning paper and wipe gently. h Do not scratch hard objects against the lens, LCD monitor or viewfinder.

  • Page 86: Ac Power Adapter

    Plug the connection cord plug securely into the DC input terminal of the FUJIFILM Digital camera. h Turn off the FUJIFILM Digital camera before disconnecting the cord from the FUJIFILM Digital camera’s DC input terminal. To disconnect, pull out the plug gently.

  • Page 87: Discharging Rechargeable Ni-mh Batteries

    Discharging rechargeable Ni-MH batteries The “Discharging rechargeable batteries” function can only be used with Ni-MH batteries. The “Discharging rechargeable batteries” function should not be used with alkaline batteries as it will completely drain the battery charge. Use the “Discharging rechargeable batteries” function in the following situations: i When the batteries can only be used for a short time after being charged normally i When the batteries have not been used for a long period i When you purchase new Ni-MH batteries...

  • Page 88: Notes On The Xd-picture Card

    ■ Protecting Your Data h Images and movies may be lost or destroyed in the following situations. Please note that FUJIFILM assumes no responsibility for data that is lost or destroyed.

  • Page 89: Warning Displays

    Card. If the message still appears, replace the xD-Picture Card. i Contact your FUJIFILM dealer. i Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft dry cloth. It may be necessary to format the xD-Picture Card.

  • Page 90

    FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500? You may not be able to print some images photographed on other cameras. This message appears when printing is performed from a FUJIFILM printer that supports PictBridge. Refer to the Owner’s Manual for the printer for details.

  • Page 91: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Troubleshooting No power. i The batteries have run out. i The batteries are loaded backwards. i The battery cover is not closed correctly. i The AC power adapter plug has come out of the power outlet. Power cuts out during The batteries have run out.

  • Page 92

    Briefly remove the batteries or disconnect the AC power adapter. Then reload the batteries or reconnect the AC power adapter and try again. If the message still appears, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. ® Select “ ” in USB mode in the “SET-UP”...

  • Page 93: Specifications

    Input/Output Terminals Video output socket (USB) socket DC Input Digital camera FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 4.0 million pixels 1/2.7 inch square pixel CCD Number of total pixels: 4.23 million pixels Still image: 2272 × 1704 pixels/1600 × 1200 pixels/1280 × 960 pixels/ 640 ×...

  • Page 94

    DPC-256 (256 MB) DPC-512 (512 MB) ✽ These specifications are subject to change without notice. FUJIFILM shall not be held liable for damages resulting from errors in this Owner’s Manual. ✽ The LCD monitor and viewfinder (EVF) on your digital camera are manufactured using advanced high-precision technology.

  • Page 95: Explanation Of Terms

    DPOF is a format used for recording information on a storage media (image memory card, etc.) that allows you to specify which of the frames shot using a digital camera are to be printed and how many prints are made of each image.

  • Page 96

    Contact your FUJIFILM dealer. Do not allow water or foreign objects to enter the camera. If water or foreign objects get inside the...

  • Page 97

    Do not use the charger to charge batteries other than those specified here. The charger is designed for Fujifilm HR- AA Ni-MH batteries. Using the charger to charge conventional batteries or other types of rechargeable batteries can cause the battery to leak fluid, overheat or burst.

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    26 - 30, Nishiazabu 2 - chome, Minato - ku, Tokyo 106 - 8620, Japan http://home.fujifilm.com/products/digital/ FGS - 406107 - Ni Printed in China...

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