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Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS
zoom digital camera
Extended user guide
www.kodak.com
For interactive tutorials, visit
www.kodak.com/go/howto
For help with your camera, visit
www.kodak.com/go/z1085support

Summary of Contents

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    Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS zoom digital camera Extended user guide www.kodak.com For interactive tutorials, visit www.kodak.com/go/howto For help with your camera, visit www.kodak.com/go/z1085support...

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    Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, NY 14650 © Eastman Kodak Company, 2008 All screen images are simulated. Kodak, EasyShare, and Perfect Touch are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. P/N 2F6871_en...

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    Front view Mode dial Shutter button Self-timer/Video light On/Off button Flash button www.kodak.com/go/support Product features 6 Self-timer/Burst button 7 Flash 8 Speaker 9 Microphone 10 Lens...

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    Wide angle (W) button Telephoto (T) button Slot for optional SD or SDHC card 16 Dock connector USB, A/V Out 10 DC-In, for optional 3V AC adapter 11 Share button 12 Menu button 13 Review button 14 Battery compartment 15 Tripod socket www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Deleting pictures/videos ... 15 Using the menu button in Review... 16 Adding sound tags ... 17 Cropping pictures... 18 Using Kodak Perfect Touch technology ... 18 Editing videos ... 19 Running a slide show ... 21 Viewing pictures/videos in different ways... 24 Selecting multiple pictures/videos ...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    8 Appendix ...55 Camera specifications ... 55 Storage capacities ... 58 Upgrading your software and firmware... 58 Important safety instructions ... 58 Battery life ... 59 Care and maintenance ... 60 Limited warranty ... 60 Regulatory compliance ... 63 www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 7: Attaching The Strap, Loading The Battery, Setting Up Your Camera

    Setting up your camera Attaching the strap Loading the battery Kodak Li-Ion rechargeable digital camera battery KLIC-8000 (rechargeable) To extend battery life, see www.kodak.com/go/support Kodak lithium digital camera battery CRV3 (non-rechargeable) page 2 AA lithium batteries (non-rechargeable) Alkaline batteries are NOT compatible.

  • Page 8: Turning On The Camera, Setting The Language, Date/time

    Setting up your camera Turning on the camera Setting the language, date/time NOTE: To change the date/time and language in the future, use the Menu button Language: to change. to accept. Date/Time: to change. for previous/next field. to accept. (see page www.kodak.com/go/support 32).

  • Page 9: Storing Pictures On An Optional Sd Or Sdhc Card

    Storing pictures on an optional SD or SDHC card Your camera has internal memory. You can purchase an SD or SDHC card to store more pictures and videos (www.kodak.com/go/z1085accessories). CAUTION: A card can only be inserted one way; forcing it may cause damage.

  • Page 10: Taking A Picture, Taking Pictures/videos

    When the ready light turns green, press the Shutter button completely down. see page 5. Press Press the Shutter button completely down and release. To stop recording, press and release the Shutter button again. www.kodak.com/go/support to turn...

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    2 Press the Shutter button completely down to take the picture. NOTE: Framing marks do not appear in some SCN (scene) and Video modes. When you use AF Zone and set Center Zone, the framing marks are fixed at Center Wide. www.kodak.com/go/support Taking pictures/videos Delete...

  • Page 12: Capture Modes

    Video with sound. (See Faces are detected. The scene is analyzed for other content and for lighting. Kodak Perfect Touch technology is applied, for better pictures. 3:2 (the best choice when making 4 x 6 prints) 16:9 (wide screen) 4:3 (the default setting)

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    People on a lit stage. Fast shutter speed, high ISO. Flash and sounds are off. (Flash setting can be changed.) Backlight Subjects that are in shadow or “backlit” (when light is behind the subject). Candle light Capturing the ambiance of candle light. www.kodak.com/go/support Taking pictures/videos...

  • Page 14: Using Optical Zoom

    2 Press Telephoto (T) to zoom in. Press Wide Angle (W) to zoom out. 3 Take the picture or video. NOTE: To get a focused picture every time, remember: Use the auto focus framing marks, ■ ■ As you zoom in, move away from your subject. www.kodak.com/go/support page...

  • Page 15: Using The Flash

    To turn the Red-eye Pre-flash feature on/off, Flash-to-subject distance in Smart Capture mode Wide angle 26.9 ft (8.2 m) Telephoto 14.4 ft (4.4 m) www.kodak.com/go/support button repeatedly to scroll If Red-eye Pre-flash is turned on (in the Setup menu): the flash fires once so the eyes become accustomed to the flash, then fires again when the picture is taken.

  • Page 16: Using The Self-timer

    Press the Shutter button completely down. NOTE: The video stops when no storage space remains. Only the 2- and 10-second options are available in video mode. Compose the scene. Press the Shutter button halfway, then completely down. The picture is taken after the delay. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 17: Taking Panoramic Pictures

    5 If you are taking only 2 pictures, press OK to stitch them together. After you take 3 pictures, the pictures are automatically stitched together. Take 2 or 3 pictures. Get 1 panoramic picture. www.kodak.com/go/support Taking pictures/videos See page...

  • Page 18: Understanding The Picture-taking Icons

    Picture size Flash Camera mode Tag name Framing marks Histogram Aperture Shutter speed Self-timer/Burst Date stamp Pictures/time remaining Storage location Zoom indicator Auto focus control White balance Focus zone Exposure metering Low battery Focus mode ISO speed Exposure compensation www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 19: Reviewing Pictures/videos, Working With Pictures/videos

    NOTE: If you press the W button while at 1X, the view changes from single-picture to multi-up thumbnails. (See page 24.) www.kodak.com/go/support 1 Press the Review button. 2 Press to view previous/next picture/video. NOTE: Pictures taken at the 3:2 and 16:9 aspect ratios do not fill the LCD.

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    2X speed; press again for 4X. button to turn on/off status icons and during playback to adjust the during pause to go to during 4X to page 20.) during playback to play at 2X speed; www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 21: Deleting Pictures/videos

    Press the Menu button to exit the menu. CAUTION: Formatting internal memory or an SD or SDHC card deletes all (including protected) pictures/videos. (Formatting internal memory also deletes email addresses, tag names, and favorites.) www.kodak.com/go/support appears with the protected picture/video. Working with pictures/videos...

  • Page 22: Using The Menu Button In Review

    Videos page 25 page 21 page 22 page 24 page 25 Options Perfect Touch tech. See Crop Sound Tag Make Picture Trim Action Print Bookmark www.kodak.com/go/support page 18 page 18 page 17 page 19 page 19 page 21 page 20...

  • Page 23: Adding Sound Tags

    The sound tag is applied to your picture. Press the Menu button to exit the menu. ■ Playing a sound tag Review www.kodak.com/go/support Working with pictures/videos to find a picture. to highlight the Edit tab. 1 Press the Review button, then tagged picture.

  • Page 24: Cropping Pictures, Using Kodak Perfect Touch Technology

    ■ Using Kodak Perfect Touch technology Kodak Perfect Touch technology helps ensure better, brighter pictures. Perfect Touch is automatically applied to pictures taken in Smart Capture mode. (You cannot enhance videos, panoramic pictures, pictures that are already enhanced, or pictures taken in Smart Capture mode.)

  • Page 25: Editing Videos

    Video Trimming a video You can delete an unwanted portion from the beginning or end of a video. Video Trimmed video www.kodak.com/go/support Working with pictures/videos 1 Press the Review button, then 2 Press the Menu button, then Edit tab. 3 Press to highlight Make Picture, then press 4 Press OK to play the video.

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    ■ To view all bookmarked video frames, press the Zoom wide angle (W) button. To return to normal view, press the telephoto (T) button. www.kodak.com/go/support to find a video. to highlight the to find a video. for 4 seconds...

  • Page 27: Running A Slide Show

    3 Press to highlight Begin Show, then press OK. The slide show begins. ■ To interrupt the Slide Show, press OK. www.kodak.com/go/support Working with pictures/videos 1 Press the Review button, then 2 Press the Menu button, then Edit tab. 3 Press to highlight Action Print.

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    Each picture is displayed once. To interrupt the slide show, press OK. After the slide show plays, you may save or modify it. to highlight Interval, then press OK. to highlight Loop, then press OK. to highlight Multimedia Slide Show, then www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    To connect the camera to a television, use an A/V cable (may be sold separately). For a true HDTV experience on your television, dock your camera on the Kodak EasyShare HDTV dock. Visit www.kodak.com/go/hdtvdock. For high definition video system requirements visit www.kodak.com/go/hdsysreq.

  • Page 30: Viewing Pictures/videos In Different Ways

    Telephoto (T) button to view the picture full-screen. Press the Wide Angle (W) button to return to multi-up view. ■ Press the Review button to exit Review. ■ For more about tags, see To select multiple pictures/videos, see ■ page page page www.kodak.com/go/support to select a folder. to view them. Press the...

  • Page 31: Selecting Multiple Pictures/videos, Copying Pictures/videos

    3 Press to highlight an option, then press OK. NOTE: Pictures/videos are copied, not moved. To remove pictures/videos from the original location after copying, delete them (see www.kodak.com/go/support 1 Press the Review button, then picture/video. 2 Press OK to select pictures/videos.

  • Page 32: Understanding The Review Icons

    Perfect Touch tech. Review mode Selected picture Scroll arrows Videos Favorite tag Protected Email tag Review mode Selected picture Scroll arrows Print tag/number of prints Picture number Image storage location Low battery Video length Video number Image storage location Low battery www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 33: Doing More With Your Camera, Using The Menu Button To Change Settings

    Picture Size Choose a picture resolution. NOTE: See next setting for Picture Size in Smart Capture mode. www.kodak.com/go/support Capture Options 10.0 MP (4:3)—Highest resolution, largest file size 8.9 MP (3:2)—For EasyShare printer docks, photo printers 7.5 MP (16:9)—HDTV format 5.0 MP (4:3)—Medium resolution and file size 3.1 MP (4:3)—Smaller resolution and file size...

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    320 x 240—lowest quality; smallest file size. (80-min. maximum video.) High Color Natural Color Low Color Black & White Sepia NOTE: EasyShare software also lets you change a color picture to black-and-white or sepia. Unavailable in Video mode. www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    Evaluate light levels at specific areas of a scene. Available only in P/M and Panorama modes. www.kodak.com/go/support Doing more with your camera Capture Options Continuous AF—because the camera is always focusing, there is no need to press the Shutter button halfway down to focus.

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    High Normal Setup Options Power Save High Power Auto—the camera uses the card if one is in the camera. If not, the camera uses internal memory. Internal Memory—the camera uses internal memory, even if a card is installed. www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    Red-eye Pre-flash is set to Off. Image Stabilizer Choose when image stabilization occurs. Quickview Show a picture/video as soon as it is taken. www.kodak.com/go/support Doing more with your camera Setup Options Clear All Add Tag Delete Tag Exit Tag Name 1...

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    Medium page 2. The format chosen is used for all date/time features. 10 minutes 5 minutes 3 minutes 1 minute NTSC—used in North America and Japan. PAL—used in Europe and China. page Reset all camera settings to their defaults. www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    CAUTION: Formatting deletes all pictures/videos, including those that are protected. About View camera information. www.kodak.com/go/support Doing more with your camera Setup Options Memory Card—deletes everything on the card; formats the card. Cancel—exits without making a change. Internal Memory—deletes everything in internal memory including email addresses, and tag names;...

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    The settings, including Flash, are maintained for P and M modes—even when you change modes or turn off the camera. Press to control Exposure compensation (how much light enters the camera), ISO speed, and focus mode. Aperture, shutter speed, ISO speed, and focus mode. www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    ■ Larger f-stop numbers indicate a smaller lens opening; keeps the main subject sharp; good for landscapes and well-lit conditions. Shutter speed—control how long the shutter stays open. www.kodak.com/go/support Focus mode ISO speed Exposure compensation Shutter speed Aperture...

  • Page 42: Using The Framing Grid To Compose A Picture

    The framing grid divides the LCD into thirds—vertically and horizontally. This is helpful if, for example, you want to balance a picture between water, earth, and sky. To turn on/off the framing grid, to adjust the setting. A magnified image see page www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 43: Using Burst

    NOTE: During quickview, you can delete all pictures in the burst series. To delete selectively, do so in Review (see page 15). www.kodak.com/go/support Doing more with your camera Purpose Capture an expected event.

  • Page 44: Using Exposure Compensation To Adjust Brightness, Using The Histogram To View Picture Brightness

    And if the exposure bracketing interval is set to 0.3 steps: (Set the Exposure Bracketing Interval in the Capture + menu.) Bright picture page 38) in conjunction Then the exposures taken are: –0.3, 0.0, +0.3 +0.7, +1.0, +1.3 –1.3, –1.0, –0.7 www.kodak.com/go/support button...

  • Page 45: Sharing Your Pictures

    ■ Printing tagged pictures When you transfer the tagged pictures to your computer, the Kodak EasyShare software print screen opens. For details, click the Help button in EasyShare software. For more information on printing from your computer, printer dock, PictBridge enabled printer, or card, see NOTE: For the best 4 x 6 in.

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    NOTE: To add an email address, use the Add Email menu choice. Then use the on-camera keyboard. Third—transfer and email When you transfer these pictures/videos to your computer, EasyShare software prompts you to send them. For details, see Help in EasyShare software. to scroll through www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    Use the Set Tag feature to pre-select tag names before you take pictures/videos. Then, all the pictures/videos you take are tagged with those tag names. When Set Tag is in use, the tag appears while you are taking pictures/videos. www.kodak.com/go/support Doing more with your camera to scroll through pictures. When the picture you...

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    2 Press the Menu button, highlight Favorite, then press OK. The Favorite icon appears in the status area. To remove the tag, press OK again. View favorites on your camera 1 Press the Review button, then the Menu button. 2 Choose Search, then Favorites. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 49: Transferring And Printing Pictures, Installing The Software

    4 Follow the on-screen instructions to install the software. NOTE: When prompted, take few minutes to electronically register your camera and software. To register later, see www.kodak.com/go/register. 5 If prompted, restart the computer. If you turned off anti-virus software, turn it back on.

  • Page 50: Transferring Pictures With The Usb Cable

    Transferring pictures with the USB cable NOTE: Visit www.kodak.com/go/howto Also available for transferring You can also use these Kodak products to transfer your pictures and videos. Kodak EasyShare camera dock, Kodak EasyShare printer dock (see ■ Kodak multi-card reader, Kodak SD multimedia card reader-writer ■...

  • Page 51: Printing Pictures

    Printing pictures Printing with a Kodak EasyShare printer dock Dock your camera to the Kodak EasyShare printer dock and print directly—with or without a computer. Purchase this and other accessories at a dealer of Kodak products or visit www.kodak.com/go/z1085accessories. Direct printing with a PictBridge enabled printer Your camera is compatible with PictBridge technology, so you can print directly to PictBridge enabled printers.

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    2 Disconnect the USB cable from the camera and the printer. Using a printer that is not PictBridge enabled For details on printing pictures from your computer, click the Help button in EasyShare software. to choose a picture. Choose the number of copies. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 53: Dock Compatibility For Your Camera

    Take the card to your local photo retailer for professional printing. Dock compatibility for your camera To see which EasyShare printer docks are compatible with your camera, visit www.kodak.com/go/dockcompatibility. Purchase camera docks, printer docks, and other accessories at a dealer of Kodak products or www.kodak.com/go/z1085accessories. www.kodak.com/go/support Transferring and printing pictures...

  • Page 54: Troubleshooting

    In Review mode, ■ Check the image storage location setting you do not see a picture (or the expected picture) on the LCD screen. www.kodak.com/go/z1085support (see page www.kodak.com/go/z1085support (see page (see page 33). (see page www.kodak.com/go/support and select...

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    Move so there is no more than 11.8 ft (3.6 m) in wide angle and 6.9 ft (2.1 m) in telephoto between the camera and the subject. ■ Use Fill flash behind the subject. ■ Increase Exposure Compensation www.kodak.com/go/support (see page (see page 33). (see page (see page (page...

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    3), transfer pictures to the computer 44), or delete pictures (see page (see page 33). (see page (see page 1) or charge rechargeable batteries. (see page 1) or charge rechargeable batteries. (see page 15). (see page 44), then format the card www.kodak.com/go/support (see...

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    Disconnect the USB cable. Close all open applications. Re-install the Hardware Wizard software cannot locate drivers.) LCD messages No images to display www.kodak.com/go/support (see page 15), switch image storage locations 30), or insert a card with available memory (see page (see page 1) or charge rechargeable batteries.

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    Format the internal memory Caution: Formatting deletes all pictures and videos, including protected files. (Formatting internal memory also deletes email addresses, and tag names. To restore them, see the Kodak EasyShare software Help.) ■ Insert a new card (see page...

  • Page 59: Getting Help, Helpful Links

    Get help with the Windows operating system and working with digital pictures Other Get support for other cameras, software, accessories Get information on Kodak EasyShare printer docks Get information on Kodak inkjet products Optimize your printer for truer, more vibrant colors Register your camera www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    Getting help NOTE: If you have questions concerning this product, you may speak with Kodak customer support. Australia 1800 267 588 Austria 0179 567 357 Belgium 02 713 14 45 Brazil 0800 891 42 13 Canada 1 800 465 6325...

  • Page 61: Appendix, Camera Specifications

    Appendix Camera specifications For more specifications, visit www.kodak.com/go/z1085support. CCD—1/1.63 type (4:3 aspect ratio) Effective Pixels—3680 x 2770 (10.2 MP) Lens—5X optical zoom lens, 35–175 mm (35 mm equivalent); f/2.8–f/5.1 Image stabilizer—Optical Lens barrier—Automatic built-in Digital zoom—5.0X continuous Combined zoom—25X Shutter speed—8–1/2000 sec. in Smart Capture; 8–1/1000 sec. in Manual mode Color display—6.4 cm (2.5 in) color hybrid LCD;...

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    Video output—NTSC or PAL selectable Power—AA lithium (non-rechargeable; not alkaline); 1 Kodak lithium digital camera battery CRV3 (non-rechargeable); 1 Kodak Li-Ion rechargeable digital camera battery KLIC-8000; 3V AC adapter; Kodak EasyShare docks Burst mode—Maximum 3 pictures @ 1.7 fps; Auto Exposure, Auto Focus, Auto White Balance executed for first shot only Self-timer—2 seconds, 10 seconds, or 2-shot...

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    Size—89.5 x 64.3 x 39 mm (3.5 x 2.5 x 1.5 in.) @ power off Weight—164 g (5.8 oz) without battery or card Operating temperature—32-104 www.kodak.com/go/support Other Modes 10.0 MP (4:3): 3648 x 2736 pixels 8.9 MP (3:2): 3648 x 2432 pixels 7.5 MP (16:9): 3648 x 2064 pixels...

  • Page 64: Storage Capacities, Upgrading Your Software And Firmware, Important Safety Instructions

    If the LCD breaks, do not touch the glass or liquid. Contact Kodak customer support. ■ The use of an accessory that is not recommended by Kodak may cause fire, electric shock, or injury. For approved accessories, visit www.kodak.com/go/accessories. ■...

  • Page 65: Battery Life

    ■ Remove the battery when the product is stored for an extended period of time. In the unlikely event that battery fluid leaks inside the product, contact Kodak customer support. ■ In the unlikely event that battery fluid leaks onto your skin, wash immediately with water and contact your local health provider.

  • Page 66: Care And Maintenance, Limited Warranty

    Do not use cleaning solutions unless designed specifically for camera lenses. Do not allow chemicals, such as suntan lotion, to contact painted surfaces. Service agreements may be available in your country. Contact a dealer of Kodak ■ products for more information.

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    If Kodak is unable to repair or replace a Product, Kodak will, at its option, refund the purchase price paid for the Product provided the Product has been returned to Kodak along with proof of the purchase price paid.

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    Appendix Kodak makes no other express or implied warranty for this product, and disclaims the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In the event that the exclusion of any implied warranty is ineffective under the law, the duration of the implied warranty will be one year from the purchase date or such longer period as required by law.

  • Page 69: Regulatory Compliance

    Regulatory compliance FCC compliance and advisory Kodak EasyShare Z1085 IS zoom digital camera This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.

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    EU: It is the final user's responsibility to discard this equipment into an approved, segregated collection scheme to enable its suitable treatment/disposal and to improve human/environmental protection. For more information, see your retailer, local authority, or www.kodak.com/go/recycle. (Product weight: 164 g.) Korean Class B ITE VCCI Class B ITE...

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    China RoHS Russian GOST-R Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, NY 14650 AIO-40 MPEG-4 Use of this product in any manner that complies with the MPEG-4 visual standard is prohibited, except for use by a consumer engaging in personal and non-commercial activities.

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    28 compatibility, dock, 47 continuous AF, 29 copy pictures card to memory, 25 memory to card, 25 to computer, 43 cropping pictures, 18 customer support, 53, 54 date setting, 2 date stamp, 31 DC-in, ii delete button, ii deleting www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    7 firmware, upgrading, 58 flash settings, 9 flower, 7 focus framing marks, 5 zone, 30 www.kodak.com/go/support focus mode, 36 infinity, 36 macro, 36 manual, 36 normal AF, 36 format, card or internal memory, 33 framing grid, 36 grid, framing, 36...

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    Index ISO speed, 36 Kodak EasyShare software installing, 43 upgrading, 58 Kodak Perfect Touch technology, 18 Kodak web sites, 53 landscape, 7 LCD, ii brightness, 30 reviewing pictures, 13 reviewing videos, 13 lens, cleaning, 60 light, ready, 50 loading batteries, 1...

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    Kodak Perfect Touch, 18 magnifying, 13 printing, 46 protecting, 15 reviewing, 13 storage capacity, 58 taking, modes, 6 transfer, 43 portrait, 7 power, camera, 2 printer dock, 45 printing from a card, 47 from computer, 46 optimizing printer, 53 order online, 47...

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    43 upgrading, 58 sort pictures, videos, 24 sound volume, 32 sounds, camera, 32 specifications, camera, 55 sport, 7 stage, 7 status, camera ready light, 50 storage capacity, 58 strap, 1 strap post, ii sunset, 8 support, technical, 53, 54 www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    51 error messages, 51 ready light status, 50 turning camera on/off, 2 undelete, 15 upgrading software, firmware, 58 URLs, Kodak web sites, 53 USB cable, 44 USB, A/V out, ii video, 6 action print, 21 bookmarks, 20 checking settings, 26 www.kodak.com/go/support...

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