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DIGITAL CAMERA
TG-630
Instruction Manual
● Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please
read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this
manual in a safe place for future reference.
● We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important
photographs.
● In the interest of continually improving products, Olympus reserves the right to update or modify
information contained in this manual.

Summary of Contents

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    TG-630 Instruction Manual ● Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference.

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    Checking the contents of the box Digital camera Strap Lithium Ion USB-AC adapter USB cable OLYMPUS Setup Battery (F-2AC) (CB-USB8) CD-ROM (LI-50B) Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location. Names of Parts Names of Parts...

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    Indicator lamp Speaker n button Monitor Shutter button Zoom lever R button (record movies) q button (switching between shooting and playback)  button Y button (LED illuminator) Joystick INFO (changing information display)  (erase) A button (OK) ( # (fl ash) I) (Y (self-timer) G) Joystick Attaching the camera strap...

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    Inserting and removing the Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the battery and card (commercially arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. available) Insert the card straight until it clicks into place. Follow Steps 1, 2 and 3 to open the battery/card cover.

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    Connecting the camera Connecting the camera Follow Steps 1 and 2 to close Multi-connector the battery/card cover. Indicator lamp On: Charging Off: Charged Connector cover When using the camera, be sure to close and lock the battery/card cover. Charging the battery AC outlet Connect the USB cable and USB-AC adapter to the camera and charge the battery.

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    10 hours.) Battery Empty Flashes in red Never use any cable other than supplied or Olympus-designated USB cable. This may cause smoking or burning. The included F-2AC USB-AC adapter (hereafter referred to as USB-AC adapter) differs depending on the region where you purchased the camera.

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    Turning on the camera and As in Steps 2 and 3, press the making the initial settings joystick to FGHI to set [M] (month), [D] (day), [Time] (hours When you turn on the camera for the fi rst time, a and minutes), and [Y/M/D] (date screen appears enabling to set the language for the order), and then press the A...

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    Learning how to use the Shooting still images camera Press the n button to turn on ● Press the n button to turn on the camera and the camera. enter the standby mode. (Press the n button again to turn off the camera.) Select the shooting mode.

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    Using the zoom Press the shutter button halfway down to focus. Pressing the zoom lever adjusts the shooting range. AF target mark W side T side Press halfway 1/400 1/400 F3.9 F3.9 Image size Zoom bar Shutter Aperture speed value ●...

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    Using the fl ash Using the self-timer The fl ash functions can be selected to best match the After the shutter button is pressed all the way down, shooting conditions. the picture is taken after a short delay. Press I. Press G.

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    To cancel the self-timer after it starts To cancel the self-timer after it starts Press the  button.

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    Shooting screen displays Name Normal Detailed No info. Shooting mode – Flash – Self-timer Exposure – compensation AUTO AUTO AUTO AUTO White balance – ISO sensitivity – Drive – DATE 0:34 0:34 Image size (still – images) Aspect – 1/100 1/100 F3.9 F3.9...

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    Selecting the shooting mode The default settings of the function are highlighted in Shooting mode Submode P (P mode) – M (M mode) – Q (Q mode) Recommended/Set 1/Set 2/Set 3 a (Super Macro – mode)  ( mode) B Portrait/F Landscape/i Hand-Held Starlight/G Night Scene/ M Night+Portrait/ C Sport/N Indoor/ R Self Portrait/ S Sunset/X Fireworks/V Cuisine/ d Documents/q Beach &...

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    Learning about the shooting Press the joystick to H in the modes standby mode screen to select the shooting mode. To select the Q, , P and p P (P mode) submodes, press the joystick to G fi rst to display the submodes, then press the joystick to HI to select the submode, and press the Q button.

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    a (Super Macro mode) To save the image, select [OK] on the review screen and press the Images can be taken from up to 3cm Q button. To retouch the image away from the subject. additionally, select [Beauty Fix]. ● You can press the A button to fi x the focus distance (AF lock).

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    p (Panorama mode) To lock the focus distance for underwater To lock the focus distance for underwater shoots (AF lock) shoots (AF lock) In the [M Snapshot] submode, you can press the A You can shoot and combine multiple button to fi x the focus distance (AF lock). images to create an image with a wide Press the A button again to cancel the AF lock.

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    2 Move the camera slightly in the direction of the Taking pictures with [Manual] Taking pictures with [Manual] second frame. 1 Use FGHI to specify at which edge the next picture is to be connected. AUTO AUTO Target mark Direction for MANUAL MANUAL combining frames...

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    Viewing images Taking pictures with [PC] Taking pictures with [PC] 1 Use FGHI to select the direction that the frames are combined. Press the q button. 2 Press the shutter button to take the fi rst frame. The edge of the fi rst frame is displayed faintly on Number of frames/ the screen.

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    Index view and close-up view To select an image in index view To select an image in index view Use FGHI to select an image, and press the A Index view enables quick selection of a desired button to display the selected image in single-image image.

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    To control panorama image playback To control panorama image playback Sequential images frame Sequential images frame Stop playback: Press the  button. ● The sequentially shot images are played back Pause: Press the A button. automatically. ● Expand to view the images in index view. Control while paused Press FGHI to scroll the image in the direction 4/30...

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    Playback mode display Name Normal Detailed No info. ● Normal Battery check – – Eye-Fi transfer – data 4/30 4/30 Protect – Adding sound – Upload order – Print ’13/02/26 ’13/02/26 12:30 12:30 reservation/ – number of Still image prints ●...

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    Erasing images during playback Shooting movies Press the R button to start Display the image you want to erase and press G (  ). recording. Erase Back MENU 4/30 4/30 Erase Cancel 100-0004 100-0004 0:00 0:00 0:34 0:34 Press FG to select [Erase], and 0:00 0:00 0:34...

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    Playing back movies Operations while playback is paused Operations while playback is paused Select a movie, and press the A button. 4/30 4/30 Elapsed time/ 00:14/00:34 00:14/00:34 Total shooting time During pause 00:12/00:34 00:12/00:34 Movie Play Movie Play ’13/02/26 12:30 ’13/02/26 12:30 Movie...

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    Menu settings For details, refer to “List of settings available in each shooting mode” (p. 66). Function menu Program Auto AUTO AUTO AUTO AUTO Setup menu (p. 28) MENU MENU Function menu Function menu 1 Flash 5 ISO sensitivity 2 Self-timer 6 Drive 3 Exposure compensation 7 Image Size...

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    Flash Sets the fl ash fi ring method. Flash Auto The fl ash fi res automatically in low-light or backlight conditions. Redeye Pre-fl ashes are emitted to reduce the occurrence of red eye in your photos. Fill In The fl ash fi res regardless of the available light. Flash Off The fl...

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    ISO sensitivity Sets the ISO sensitivity. ISO Auto The camera automatically sets the sensitivity with priority on image quality. High ISO The camera automatically sets the sensitivity with priority on minimizing blur caused Auto by a moving subject or by camera shake. Q to P Value Set a smaller value to reduce noise in the picture, or a larger value to reduce blur.

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    Registering one touch white balance Registering one touch white balance Select [  One Touch 1] or [  One Touch 2], face the camera toward a piece of white paper or other white object, and press the  button. ●...

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    Setup menu Setup menu MENU Camera Menu 1 Back Reset Reset b Playback Menu p. 36 Compression Normal Slideshow Shadow Adjust Auto Edit AF Mode Face/iESP Erase ESP/ Print Order Digital Zoom R (Protect) Image Stabilizer Upload Order FlashAir 9 Camera Menu 1 c Settings Menu 1 p.

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    Using the setup menu Press the  button during shooting or playback to display the setup menu. The setup menu provides access to a variety of camera settings, such as shooting and playback functions, time and date settings, and display options. Press the ...

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    ● The default settings of the function are highlighted Selecting the image quality for still Selecting the image quality for still images z z [Compression] images [Compression] ● For the operation method, refer to “Using the setup menu” (p. 29). Submenu 2 Application Fine...

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    Selecting the focusing area Selecting the focusing area To focus on a moving subject To focus on a moving subject continuously (AF Tracking) continuously (AF Tracking) z [AF Mode] [AF Mode] 1 Hold the camera to align the AF target mark on the subject and press the A button.

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    ● There may be a noise coming from inside the Shooting at higher magnifi cations Shooting at higher magnifi cations camera when the shutter button is pressed with than optical zoom than optical zoom [Image Stabilizer] set to [On]. z [Digital Zoom] [Digital Zoom] ●...

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    Viewing the image immediately Viewing the image immediately Program Auto after shooting z z [Rec View] after shooting [Rec View] Submenu 2 Application AUTO AUTO The image being recorded is AUTO AUTO Functions can be not displayed. This allows the Icon guide changed manually.

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    Shooting larger pictures than when using optical zoom with low Shooting larger pictures than when using optical zoom with low degrading of image quality z z [Super-Res Zoom] degrading of image quality [Super-Res Zoom] Submenu 2 Application Disable super-resolution zoom. Enable super-resolution zoom.

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    A Movie Menu Recording sound when shooting Recording sound when shooting A [ [R R ] ] movies A movies Selecting the image size for Selecting the image size for Submenu 2 Application movies A A [Image Size] movies [Image Size] No sound is recorded.

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    q Playback Menu 1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Use FG to select an image size and press the A button. Playing back pictures Playing back pictures ● The resized image is saved as a separate automatically q q [Slideshow] image.

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    1 Use HI to select an image. 2 Aim the microphone toward the sound source. Beauty Fix MENU Back Microphone ● The [Image Size] of the retouched image is limited to [3] or lower. 3 Press the A button. ● Recording starts. Beauty Fix Beauty Fix ●...

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    Erasing images q q [Erase] Retouching red eyes in fl ash Retouching red eyes in fl ash Erasing images [Erase] shooting q q [Redeye Fix] shooting [Redeye Fix] Submenu 2 Application All images in the internal memory Submenu 1 Submenu 2 All Erase or card will be erased.

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    ● Print reservation can be set only for still images button. that are recorded to the card. ● Only JPEG fi les can be ordered. ● For details on OLYMPUS Viewer 3, refer to q [ [R R ] ] Protecting images q Protecting images “Installing the PC software and registering user”...

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    ● Cards must be formatted with this camera before Connecting to Smartphone Connecting to Smartphone fi rst use or after being used with other cameras or q [FlashAir] [FlashAir] computers. ● Using the FlashAir (with Wireless LAN function) ● Be sure to remove the card before formatting the card (commercially available), you can connect the internal memory.

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    Turning on the camera with the q ● When using an Eye-Fi card, read the Eye-Fi card Turning on the camera with the instruction manual carefully, and comply with the button d d [ [q q Power On] button Power On] instructions.

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    d Settings Menu 2 Selecting the camera sound and Selecting the camera sound and its volume d d [Sound Settings] its volume [Sound Settings] Resetting the fi le names of Resetting the fi le names of Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application pictures d d [File Name] pictures...

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    To adjust the image processing function To adjust the image processing function Submenu 2 Application Press the A button when [Start] (Submenu 2) is This resets the sequential number displayed. for the folder name and fi le name ● The check and adjustment of the image Reset whenever a new card is inserted.

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    Playing back images on a TV d d [TV Out] Playing back images on a TV [TV Out] The TV video signal system varies depending on the countries and regions. Before viewing camera images on your TV, select the video output according to your TV’s video signal type. Submenu 2 Submenu 3 Application...

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    Connect to the TV video AV cable input jack (yellow) and (sold separately: CB-AVC3) audio input jack (white). Multi-connector HDMI cable Connect to the HDMI (sold separately: CB-HD1) connector on the TV. HDMI micro connector (type D) ● For details on changing the input source of the TV, refer to the TV’s instruction manual. ●...

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    X ] ] Setting the date and time d d [ [X Saving battery power between Saving battery power between Setting the date and time shots d d [Power Save] 1 Press the joystick to FG to select the year for shots [Power Save] [Y].

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    d Settings Menu 3 Registering the settings for Beauty Registering the settings for Beauty Fix d d [Beauty Settings] [Beauty Settings] ● Depending on the picture, the editing may not be Choosing home and alternate time Choosing home and alternate time effective.

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    Using the LED illuminator as an Using the LED illuminator as an auxiliary light d d [LED Illuminator] auxiliary light [LED Illuminator] Submenu 2 Application Disables the LED illuminator. Enables the LED illuminator. To use the LED illuminator To use the LED illuminator Press and hold the Y button down until the LED illuminator lights up.

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    Connecting with a computer Set [USB Connection] in the setup menu of the When [USB Connection] is set to [Auto], connect the camera beforehand. (p. 41) camera and the computer, select [Storage] or [MTP] at the screen for selecting the connection method, and then press the A button.

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    ● If the “Setup” dialog is not displayed, select “My registering user Computer” (Windows XP) or “Computer” (Windows Vista/Windows 7) from the start menu. Double-click the CD-ROM (OLYMPUS Setup) icon to open the Windows Windows “OLYMPUS Setup” window and then double-click “Launcher.exe”.

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    ● Check the system requirements before ● Click the “Camera Instruction Manual” button beginning installation. and follow the on-screen instructions. ● Click the “OLYMPUS Viewer 3” button and follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. ● You can register via “Registration” in...

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    OLYMPUS Viewer 3 Operating Mac OS X v10.5–v10.8 System Intel Core Solo/Duo 1.5 GHz or better Processor (Core 2 Duo 2 GHz or better required for movies) 1GB or more (2GB or more recommended) Free Hard 3GB or more Drive Space 1024 ×...

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    Direct printing (PictBridge) Turn on the printer, and then connect the printer and camera. By connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer, you can print images directly without using a Multi-connector computer. To fi nd out if your printer supports PictBridge, refer to the printer’s instruction manual.

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    Changing the printer’s settings Use FG to select [Size] for printing [Custom Print] (Submenu 3), and press I. ● If the [Printpaper] screen is not displayed, the [Size], [Borderless], and [Pics/Sheet] are set to Display the image to be printed on the printer’s standard.

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    P ] ] To crop an image [ To crop an image [P Use HI to select an image. 1 Use the zoom lever to select the size of the cropping frame, use FGHI to move the frame, Press F to make a print and then press the A button.

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    Print Reservations Use FG to select [Print], and press the A button. In print reservations, the number of prints and date ● Printing starts. imprint option are saved in the image on the card. This enables easy printing at a printer or print shop ●...

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    Reserving one print each of all Use FG to select [<], and press images on the card [U] the A button. Print Order Print 4/30 4/30 Follow Steps 1 and 2 in [<] (p. 56). Use FG to select [U], and press the A button.

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    Resetting the print reservation data for selected images Follow Steps 1 and 2 in [<] (p. 56). Use FG to select [<], and press the A button. Use FG to select [Keep] and press the A button. Use HI to select the image with the print reservation you want to cancel.

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    Usage Tips If the camera does not work as intended, or if an Shutter button Shutter button error message is displayed on the screen, and you “No picture is taken when the shutter button is are unsure of what to do, refer to the information pressed”.

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    Monitor Monitor Miscellaneous Miscellaneous “Diffi cult to see”. “The camera makes a noise when taking pictures”. ● Condensation may have occurred. Turn off ● The camera may activate the lens and make a the power, and wait for the camera body to become acclimated to the surrounding noise even if no operation is performed.

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    Error message Error message Corrective action Internal memory/Card ● When one of the messages below is displayed on problem the monitor, check the corrective action. Take pictures before viewing No Picture them. Error message Corrective action Problem with selected image Use photo retouch software, Card problem etc.

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    Error message Corrective action Printer problem Remove the jammed paper. Jammed Printer problem Settings Return to the status where the Changed printer can be used. Printer problem Turn off the camera and printer, check the printer for any problems, and then turn the Print Error power on again.

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    Shooting tips When you are unsure of how to take a picture that Subjects with low contrast you envision, refer to the information below. Focusing When extremely bright objects “Focusing on the subject” appear in the center of the ● Taking a picture of a subject not in the monitor center of the monitor After focusing on an object at the same...

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    ● Taking pictures using [Face/iESP] (p. 31) Camera shake Appropriate exposure is obtained for a face against backlight, and the face is brightened. “Taking pictures without camera shake” ● Taking pictures using [n] for [ESP/n] ● Taking pictures using [Image Stabilizer] (p.

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    Playback/Editing tips Color hue “Taking pictures with colors at the same shade as Playback they appear” ● Taking pictures by selecting white balance “Playing images in the internal memory and card” (p. 25) ● Remove the card and display the images in Best results in most environments can internal memory normally be obtained with the [WB Auto]...

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    List of settings available in each shooting mode For details on , refer to “List of  settings” (p. 67). For details on shaded areas, refer to “List of P settings” (p. 69). Zoom – Flash – Self-timer Exposure – –...

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    List of  settings Zoom – Flash – – – – – Self-timer Exposure – – – – – – – – – – compensation White balance – – – – – – – – – – ISO sensitivity – –...

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    Zoom Flash – – – Self-timer Exposure – – – – – – compensation White balance – – – – – – ISO sensitivity – – – – – – – Drive – – – – – – Image Size Aspect Reset Compression...

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    List of P settings Pop Art Pin Hole Fish Eye Soft Focus Punk Sparkle Exposure – compensation White balance – – Watercolor Refl ection Miniature Fragmented Dramatic Exposure compensation White balance...

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    Appendix Camera care Lens • Blow dust off the lens with a commercial blower, then wipe gently with a lens cleaner. Exterior Do not use strong solvents such as benzene or • Wipe gently with a soft cloth. If the camera is very alcohol, or chemically treated cloth.

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    SD/SDHC/SDXC/Eye-Fi/FlashAir (with Wireless LAN function) card LOCK (commercially available) (for compatibility card details, visit the Olympus website.) • This camera can be used without a card by storing Format Format images in its internal memory. Cards must be formatted with this camera before fi...

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    Checking the image saving location Checking the image saving location The memory indicator shows whether the internal memory or card is being used during shooting and playback. Current memory indicator v: Internal memory is being used w: Card is being used Even if [Memory Format]/[Format], [Erase], [Sel.

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    Number of storable pictures (still images)/Recording length (movies) in the internal Number of storable pictures (still images)/Recording length (movies) in the internal memory and cards memory and cards The fi gures for the number of storable still pictures and recording length are approximate. The actual capacity varies with shooting conditions and the card used.

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    For additional information on • Do not use chemicals for cleaning, rust prevention, anti- our warranty, please visit to the Olympus website for your fogging, repairing, etc. local area. Failure to do so may break down water resistance.

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    PDF fi le • Powered by ARCSOFT. stored within the accompanying CD-ROM or at • “Shadow Adjustment Technology” function http://www.olympus.co.jp/en/support/imsg/ contains patented technologies from Apical Limited. digicamera/download/notice/notice.cfm • The standards for camera fi le systems referred to in this •...

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    : 2000 up to 2099 system Water resistance Type : Equivalent to IEC Standard publication 529 IPX8 (under OLYMPUS test conditions), available in 5 m (16 ft.) deep water Meaning : Camera can normally be used under water at a specifi ed water pressure.

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    Humidity : 30 % to 90 % (operation)/10 % to 90 % (storage) Power supply : One Olympus lithium ion battery (LI-50B) or separately sold USB-AC adapter Dimensions : 98.4 mm (W) × 65.9 mm (H) × 21.9 mm (D) (3.9 ×...

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    Attachments — For your safety, and to avoid damaging the operating and maintenance product, use only accessories recommended by Olympus. instructions in the documentation Water and Moisture — For precautions on products with weatherproof designs, read the weatherproofi ng sections.

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    • Do not leave the camera in places where it may be subject • Before transporting the camera, remove a tripod and all other to extremely high temperatures. non-OLYMPUS accessories. • Doing so may cause parts to deteriorate and, in some • Do not touch electric contacts on cameras.

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    DANGER • Do not use a battery if it is cracked or broken. • The camera uses a lithium ion battery specifi ed by Olympus. • If a battery leaks, has unusual odor, becomes discolored or Charge the battery with the specifi ed USB-AC adapter or deformed, or becomes abnormal in any other way during charger.

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    • The Olympus lithium ion battery is designed to be used only for battery, battery charger and/or USB-AC adapter that are not the Olympus digital camera.

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    This is not and retrieval system, without the prior written permission of a malfunction. Olympus. No liability is assumed with respect to the use of the information contained in these written materials or software, or Legal and Other Notices...

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    484-896-5000 NEEDED”). Tested To Comply With FCC Standards Olympus, at its sole discretion, will repair, replace, or adjust FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE the defective Product, provided that Olympus investigation and factory inspection disclose that (a) such defect developed under This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules.

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    REPRESENTATIONS, GUARANTIES, CONDITIONS, AND Excluded from this limited warranty and not warranted by WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE PRODUCTS, WHETHER Olympus in any fashion, either express, implied, or by statute, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ARISING are: UNDER ANY STATUTE, ORDINANCE, COMMERCIAL...

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    See “WORLDWIDE WARRANTY” for the nearest service center. agents of Olympus, which are inconsistent or in confl ict with or in addition to the terms of this limited warranty, shall not be...

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    Olympus or an in a safe place. Olympus authorized service station. * Please refer to the list on the web site: http://www.olympus. com for the authorized international Olympus service c. Any defect or damage that occurs due to transport, a fall, network.

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    Provisions of warranty 5 Olympus’ sole liability under this warranty shall be limited to 1 lf this product proves to be defective, although it has been repairing or replacing the product and any liability for indirect...

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