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  • Page 1 User Manual...
  • Page 2: Before You Start

    BEFORE YOU START Declaration of Conformity Responsible Party: JK Imaging Ltd. Address: JK Imaging Ltd., 17239 South Main Street, Gardena, CA 90248, USA JK Imaging Europe, 71 Clarendon road, Watford, WD17 1DS, UK Company Website: www.kodakpixpro.com For Customers in the U.S.A. Tested to Comply with FCC Standards FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 3 About this Manual Thank you for purchasing this KODAK PIXPRO Digital Camera. Please read this manual carefully and keep it in a safe place for future reference. JK Imaging Ltd. reserves all rights of this document. No part of this published manual may be reproduced, transmitted, transcribed, stored in a retrieval system or translated into any language or computer language, in any form, by any means, without the prior written permission of JK Imaging Ltd..
  • Page 4: Safety Notes

    SAFETY NOTES Safety notes for this camera Do not drop the camera or allow it to hit solid objects. When you take the camera from a cold place to a warmer environment, condensation may occur. Please Do not attempt to disassemble or repair the camera. wait for a reasonable period of time before you turn it Do not use or store the camera in dusty places or on a beach to prevent dust or sand from entering the...
  • Page 5 Safety notes for battery Do not heat the battery or throw it into a fire to avoid If battery fluid leaks inside the camera, contact our a possible explosion. customer service department. If the battery fluid leaks onto your skin, rinse your skin with clean water Do not store the battery in a hot environment or in and seek immediate medical attention.
  • Page 6 Safety notes for memory card We suggest buying only well-known, name brand When the camera is stored for a long period of time, memory cards to ensure peak performance. be sure to download your photos and remove the memory card. Store it in a dry environment. Format the memory card using the camera before you use it or insert a new one.
  • Page 7 Other Safety Notes Do not disconnect the power or turn the camera off during the update process. Doing so may cause incorrect data to be written and the camera may not power on later. When using your camera on an airplane, observe the relevant rules specified by the airline. Due to the limitations of manufacturing technology, the LCD may have a few dead or bright pixels.
  • Page 8: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS BEFORE YOU START ........1 Resetting Date/Time ......... 19 SAFETY NOTES ..........3 MODE OVERVIEW ........20 Display Setting ............20 CONTENTS ............7 LCD Display ..............21 Overview of the Screen Icons in GETTING READY ........... 11 Photo Shooting Mode ........21 Accessories Included ..........
  • Page 9 Scene Mode ..............27 Using Zoom Playback (for still pictures only) ..37 Auto Scene Mode ..........29 Slideshow ..............38 Photos and Video Deletion ........39 BASIC OPERATION ........30 Flash Mode ..............30 USING THE MENUS ........40 Macro Mode ..............
  • Page 10 Quality ..............45 Protect ..............53 AF Assist Beam ........... 46 Delete ..............53 Digital Zoom ............46 DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) ....54 Date Imprint ............47 Trim ................ 54 Quick Review ............47 Setup Menu ..............55 Movie Menu ..............
  • Page 11 File Numbering ............ 60 Print (without Date) ........... 70 Reset ..............61 Print Index ............71 FW Version ............62 Print DPOF Images ..........71 Exit ................. 72 CONNECTIONS ..........63 Connecting to a Computer ........63 APPENDICES ........... 73 Setting the USB Mode ........
  • Page 12: Getting Ready

    GETTING READY Accessories Included Your camera box should contain the camera model you purchased along with the following accessories. If anything is missing or appears to be damaged, please contact your retailer. AA Alkaline battery x 2 Micro USB cable Wrist strap Quick start guide Warranty card...
  • Page 13: Part Names

    Part Names Flash lamp Zoom button Delete button/Arrow button (Down) AF assist beam/ Macro button/Self-timer button/ Indicator lamp Self-timer lamp Arrow button (Left) Lens Playback button SET button Microphone Display button/Arrow button (Up) Menu button Flash button/Arrow button (Right) Mode button...
  • Page 14 Strap eyelet Fast video recording button Battery cover Micro USB port Power button Tripod socket Shutter button Speaker...
  • Page 15: Installing Battery And Memory Card

    Installing Battery and Memory Card 1. Open the battery cover. 2. Insert the battery into the battery slot in the correct position as shown in the following diagram:...
  • Page 16 3. Insert the memory card into the memory card slot as 4. Close the battery cover. shown in the diagram below: Write protection buckle A memory card (SD/SDHC) is optional and is not included in the product package. It needs to be purchased separately.
  • Page 17: Turning Camera On And Off

    Turning Camera On and Off Press the power button to turn the camera on. To turn the camera off, press the power button again. Power Button Press and hold the button to power on and enter Playback mode.
  • Page 18: Set Your Language, Date/time

    Set your Language, Date/Time Set your Language, Date/Time after the first power-on 1. When you turn the camera on for the first time, the language selection screen appears. 2. Press the arrow buttons to select your desired language. 3. After you press the button to confirm the selection, the Date/Time settings screen appears.
  • Page 19: Resetting Your Language

    Resetting your Language After you set your language for the first time, follow the instructions below to reset your language. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select , and press the button to enter the menu. 2.
  • Page 20: Resetting Date/time

    Resetting Date/Time After you set your Date/Time for the first time, follow the instructions below to reset date and time. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select , and press the button to enter the menu. 2.
  • Page 21: Mode Overview

    MODE OVERVIEW Display Setting Off: Does not display any additional icons on screen Press the button to display the settings: Classic, Full, Off. Classic: Displays the camera parameters on screen 1234 00:56:00 -0.3 Full: Camera parameters with Grid and Histogram 1234 00:56:00 -0.3...
  • Page 22: Lcd Display

    LCD Display Overview of the Screen Icons in Photo Shooting Mode 7. White balance (Adjustable in mode) 8. Color effect (Adjustable in mode) 9. Number of remaining shots 10. Image size Video quality 1234 12. ISO value (Adjustable in mode) 00:56:00 F3.3 -0.3...
  • Page 23: Overview Of The Screen Icons In Movie Mode

    Overview of the Screen Icons in Movie Mode 4. SD memory card/Built-in memory 5. Battery status 6. Remaining recording time 7. Video quality 8. Exposure compensation (EV value) 9. Focus frame 00:56:00 10. Self-timer -0.3 AF mode For optimal video shooting, it is recommended 1.
  • Page 24: Overview Of The Screen Icons In Playback Mode

    Overview of the Screen Icons in Playback Mode 1. Film file 2. DPOF file 3. File protection 1/45 4. Memory space (indicating the current number of photos and total number of photos) 5. SD memory card/Built-in memory 6. Battery status 7.
  • Page 25: Using The Mode Button

    Using the Mode Button This camera provides a convenient mode button that allows you to manually switch among different camera settings with ease. Available modes are listed below: Mode Name Icon Description Manual Mode Many of the camera settings can be configured manually in this mode. In this mode, the optimal conditions for taking pictures will be set based on the subject and Auto Mode environment.
  • Page 26: Manual Mode

    Manual Mode Auto Mode Auto Mode is the easiest mode to take photos. While When selecting (Manual Mode) , you can set EV/ operating in this mode, the camera automatically ISO. optimizes numerous camera settings to adjust your 1. Press button to select Manual Mode , press photos and videos for the best possible results.
  • Page 27: Panorama Mode

    Panorama Mode With Panorama Mode, you can take a series of pictures 4. After the first shot is taken, the semi-transparent which will be stitched automatically into an ultra-wide image of the first shot will appear at the edge of the panoramic picture by the camera.
  • Page 28: Scene Mode

    Scene Mode You can select an appropriate mode from the 23 scene modes according to the type of environment you are shooting. The camera then configures the most appropriate settings automatically. Press button to select mode. Press the arrow buttons to select a scene, and press the button to confirm.
  • Page 29 Scene Description Glass For objects behind transparent glass. Photo Frame For adding interesting frame effects to the photo. Panning Shot Suitable for capturing fast moving objects to have a clear subject with a blurred background. Text For taking pictures of text, documents or white boards. Portrait Most suitable for capturing people with focus on their face.
  • Page 30: Auto Scene Mode

    Auto Scene Mode scene mode, the camera can detect different environments intelligently and automatically select the best scene and photo settings for you. 1. Press button to select mode, then select function. 2. Hold the camera steadily and aim at the subject. The optimum scene mode will be selected automatically.
  • Page 31: Basic Operation

    BASIC OPERATION Flash Mode The Flash is used to illuminate a subject in low light or for • Fill Flash fill-in lighting to achieve better illumination of a subject The flash will engage with each shot even with pronounced shadows. if there is enough available light to take the 1.
  • Page 32: Macro Mode

    Macro Mode The Macro Setting is ideal for shooting small objects 2. Press the left/right buttons to select the following 2 or close-up photos. This mode allows you to focus on modes: subjects very close to the camera. • Macro Off 1.
  • Page 33: Self-timer Setting

    Self-timer Setting Use this function to take pictures at pre-set intervals. 3. Press left/right buttons to select the following 4 The camera shutter speed can be set for 2 seconds, 10 modes: seconds or by smile detection. • Self-timer Off 1.
  • Page 34: Ev Setting

    EV Setting EV function menu of the camera consists of EV The adjustable range of exposure value is from EV adjustment (Adjustable in mode) and ISO -2.0 to EV+2.0. adjustment (Adjustable in mode). With proper function setting, the user can take pictures with better The ISO function allows you to set the sensitivity of effects.
  • Page 35: Using The Zoom Function

    Using the Zoom Function Using Quick Recording Your camera is equipped with two types of zoom In shooting mode, press the fast video recording button functions: optical zoom and digital zoom. Press the zoom to begin recording video. button of the camera to zoom in or out on the subject while taking pictures.
  • Page 36: Playback

    PLAYBACK Viewing Photos and Videos To view the captured photos and video clips on the LCD: 1. After pressing the button, the last photo or video clip taken will be displayed on the LCD. 2. Use the left/right arrow buttons to scroll through the photos or video clips stored in the internal memory or on the SD memory card.
  • Page 37: Thumbnail View

    Thumbnail View When in playback mode, press button on the zoom button to display thumbnail images of photos and videos on the screen. 1. Slide the zoom lever to switch between 3x3 and 4x4 thumbnails. 2. When a 3x3 or 4x4 thumbnail is displayed, press the arrow buttons to select a picture or video clip to view. If the indicator appears on the LCD, then a movie file is currently being displayed.
  • Page 38: Using Zoom Playback (for Still Pictures Only)

    Using Zoom Playback (for still pictures only) When playing back photos, you can also use the Zoom Button to zoom in on the photos 2 to 8 times. 1. Press the left/right button to select a picture to be zoomed in. 2.
  • Page 39: Slideshow

    Slideshow This setting allows you to view all the stored pictures as a slideshow. 1. Press the button to enter playback screen. 2. Press the button to enter slide option. 3. Press the left/right buttons to select slideshow playing or 「Cancel」 to return to the playback screen. Cancel 4.
  • Page 40: Photos And Video Deletion

    Photos and Video Deletion In playback mode, press the down arrow button ( ) to select your photos and videos. To delete photos or videos: 1. Press the button to switch to playback mode. 2. Press the left/right arrow buttons to select the photos and videos to be deleted. 3.
  • Page 41: Using The Menus

    USING THE MENUS Photo Setup Menu Image Size Mode: The size setting refers to the image resolution in pixels. A 1. In Photo Shooting Mode, press the button to higher image resolution allows you to print that image in enter the Photo Shooting Menu. larger sizes without degrading the image quality.
  • Page 42: Cont. Af

    Cont. AF Continuous Shot Enable the continuous AF to be able to continuously Use this setting to perform continuous shooting. focus automatically when taking pictures. Cont. AF:Off Cont.AF: Off Single There are 2 options: There are 2 options: • Single •...
  • Page 43: Focus Setting

    Focus Setting Color Effect In different photo shooting modes, you can select This setting allows you to select different modes for different focus methods. optimum focus. Normal Single-AF There are 2 options: There are 4 options: • Single-AF: The focus frame appears on the center •...
  • Page 44: White Balance Setting

    White Balance Setting Scene The White Balance Setting allows you to adjust the color Select the scene mode under the SCN mode. temperature for different lighting sources to ensure the most accurate color reproduction. Press SET To Select Scene Night Landscape Night Landscape There are 7 options: •...
  • Page 45: Scene

    • Shooting menu in the shooting mode (O: Optional X: Not optional) Shooting Modes Options Image Size Cont. AF Continuous Shot Focus Setting Color Effect White Balance Setting Scene...
  • Page 46: Photo Shooting Setting Menu

    Photo Shooting Setting Menu Quality Mode: The Quality Setting can be used to adjust the image 1. Press the button in Photo Shooting Mode and compression ratio. press the up/down button to select Press SET to Enter Press SET To Enter MENU Menu There are 3 options:...
  • Page 47: Af Assist Beam

    AF Assist Beam Digital Zoom In a darker environment, AF Assist Beam can be turned Turn on or off the digital zoom. on for better focus. There are 2 options: There are 2 options: • Off • Off • On • On...
  • Page 48: Date Imprint

    Date Imprint Quick Review Include a Date/Time stamp on the photo image. This option allows quick review of the photos immediately after they are taken. Each photo is displayed on the LCD based on the selected time. There are 4 options: •...
  • Page 49: Movie Menu

    Movie Menu Video Quality Mode: Set the image resolution used during video recording. 1. Press the button, select the mode and press button to enter the Movie Menu. Size: 720p 30fps Size: 720p 30fps The speed requirements for reading and writing high image pixel images to SD card are as follows: 2.
  • Page 50: Movie Setting Menu

    Movie Setting Menu Mode: Digital Zoom 1. Press the button, select the mode and press button to enter the Movie Menu. Turn on or off the digital zoom. 2. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select , and press the button to enter the menu.
  • Page 51: Playback Menu

    Playback Menu 1. Press the button to display the playback screen and press the button to enter the menu. 2. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select the playback to be set and press the button to enter. 3. Press the left/right arrow buttons to select an option and press the button to confirm.
  • Page 52: Red-eye Reduction

    Red-Eye Reduction Rotate Use this setting to remove red eye in your photos. You can use this setting to change the orientation of the picture. Red-Eye Reduction Turn Right There are 2 options: There are 3 options: • Red-Eye Reduction •...
  • Page 53: Playback Setting Menu

    Playback Setting Menu 1. Press the button to show the playback screen, press the button, and press the up/down button to select 2. Press the button to enter the menu. Press SET to Enter Press SET To Enter MENU Menu 3.
  • Page 54: Protect

    Delete Protect You can delete one or all photo/video files. To prevent any pictures or videos from being accidentally erased, use this setting to lock one or all of the files. There are 2 options: There are 3 options: • One: Delete one photo or video.
  • Page 55: Dpof (digital Print Order Format)

    DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) Trim The DPOF feature allows you to compile and select a The Trim Setting allows you to crop photos and save group of pictures that you would like to print and will them as new pictures. save your selection on the memory card so that you 1.
  • Page 56: Setup Menu

    Setup Menu 1. Press the button in any mode and press the up/down button to select 2. Press the button to enter the menu. 3. Press up/down arrow buttons to select , and press the button or right arrow button to enter the menu. 4.
  • Page 57: Sound Settings

    Sound Settings Power Saver To change this setting: This setting allows you to save power and get the maximum possible running time for your camera's 1. Select「Sound Settings」in the basic settings menu. batteries. Follow the steps below to turn the LCD and Press the button or right arrow button to enter the camera off automatically after a consecutive period of...
  • Page 58: Language

    Language Refer to the “Reset your language” section on page 18. World Time The Zone setting is a useful function for your overseas trips. This feature enables you to display the local time on the LCD while you are abroad. 1.
  • Page 59: File / Software

    File / Software Format Please note: formatting enables you to delete all contents in the memory card and built-in memory, including protected photo and movie files. To use this setting: 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button to enter the menu.
  • Page 60: Copy To Card

    Copy to Card Use this setting to copy the files stored in the internal memory to an SD memory card. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button to enter the menu. 2. Press up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
  • Page 61: File Numbering

    File Numbering After you take a picture or video clip, the camera will save it with a sequential number. You can use this to reset the file numbering to 1. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button to enter the menu.
  • Page 62: Reset

    Reset Use this setting to restore the camera to its original factory default settings. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button to enter the menu. 2. Press up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
  • Page 63: Fw Version

    FW Version Use this setting to view the current camera firmware version. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button to enter the menu. 2. Press up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
  • Page 64: Connections

    CONNECTIONS Connecting to a Computer You can use a micro USB cable to connect the camera and copy (transmit) photos to a computer, printer or other device. Setting the USB Mode The camera’s micro USB port can be set to connect with either a computer or a printer. The following steps will allow you to ensure that the camera is correctly configured to connect with a PC.
  • Page 65: Transferring Files To Your Computer

    Transferring files to your computer The computer will automatically detect the camera as a removable drive. Double-click the My Computer icon on the desktop to locate the removable drive and to copy folders and files in the drive to a directory on your PC as you would copy any typical folder or file.
  • Page 66: Video System

    Video System Use this feature to switch the video system from either NTSC or PAL. 1. Press the button, press the up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button to enter the menu. 2. Press up/down arrow buttons to select and press the button or right arrow button to enter the menu.
  • Page 67: Connecting To A Pictbridge Compatible Printer

    Connecting to a PictBridge Compatible Printer PictBridge technology allows printing of the 3. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select「USB」 photos saved in the memory card by the and press the button or right arrow button to enter printer. the menu. To find out if a printer is PictBridge 4.
  • Page 68: Connecting To Your Printer

    Connecting to your Printer If the camera is not connected to a PictBridge compatible 1. Make sure both the camera and printer are turned on. printer, the following error message will appear on the 2. Connect one end of the supplied micro USB cable to LCD.
  • Page 69: Using The Pictbridge Menu

    Using the PictBridge Menu After setting the USB mode to Printer, the PictBridge Menu will appear. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select a menu item and press the button or right arrow button to enter the item. Refer to the following sections for more detailed information on each setting.
  • Page 70: Print (with Date)

    Print (with Date) If you have set the date and time on your camera, the 3. Press the up/down arrow buttons to select the date and time will be recorded and saved with each photo number of copies for the currently displayed photo. you take.
  • Page 71: Print (without Date)

    Print (without Date) Use this setting to print the photos without dates on 4. Press the button and the following screen will them. appear. 1. In the PictBridge menu, select「Print (without Date)」and the screen as shown below appears. 5. Select「Yes」and press the button to confirm;...
  • Page 72: Print Index

    Print Index Print DPOF Images You can print all photos in the camera via this function. To use DPOF printing, you must select your photos for printing using the DPOF settings beforehand. See “DPOF” 1. In the PictBridge menu, select「Print Index」and the section on page 54.
  • Page 73: Exit

    Exit Select「Exit」to exit the PictBridge menu. At this time, the message「Remove USB Cable!」appears on the screen. Disconnect the micro USB cable from the camera and printer.
  • Page 74: Appendices

    APPENDICES Specifications Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. Type 1/2.3"CCD Image Effective ective Pixels 16.15 Megapixels Sensor Total Pixels 16.44 Megapixels Focal Length 4.9mm (Wide) — 19.6mm (Tele) 35mm film equivalent 27mm (Wide) — 108mm (Tele) F number F3.0 (Wide) —...
  • Page 75 (4:3) (3:2) (16:9) 16MP: 4608 X 3456 14MP: 4608 X 3072 12MP: 4608 X 2592 10MP: 3648 X 2736 Number of 2MP: 1920 X 1080 Still Image 5MP: 2592 X 1944 Recording 3MP: 2048 X 1536 Pixels 0.3MP: 640 X 480 Movie 1280 X 720 (15/30fps), 640 X 480 (30fps), 320 X 240 (30fps) Image Compression...
  • Page 76 LCD Display 2.7 inch (230k Pixels) ISO Sensitivity Auto, ISO80/100/200/400/800/1600 AF Method Single AF, Multi-AF (TTL 9-point), Face-Detection Exposure Metering Method Artificial Intelligence AE (AiAE), Face AE Exposure Control Method Program AE (AE-Lock Available) ±2EV in 1/3 Step Increments Exposure Compensation Shutter Speed 1/2000 ~ 4 Seconds Continuous Shooting...
  • Page 77 Internal Memory: Approx. 8MB Recording Media SD/SDHC Card (Up to 32GB Support) [MMC Card Not supported ] PictBridge, ExifPrint Support Multi-Language Support 27 Languages Jacks AV-OUT/USB 2.0 (Micro 5 pin USB) 2 x AA Alkaline Battery, Power AA NiMH Battery [Not Included] AA Alkaline Batteries: Approx.
  • Page 78: Prompts And Warning Messages

    Prompts and Warning Messages Message Description Action The camera battery is used up. It is a warning Replace with new batteries. The Warning! Battery exhausted. indicating that the camera is going to shut camera will shut down in 2 seconds. down.
  • Page 79 Message Description Action Remove micro USB cable and retry Connection Failed! Failure to connect to your PC, printer, TV connection Remove SD card and switch the lever on the Write Protect ! The SD card is locked. side of card to UNLOCK. The message will disappear after 2 seconds.
  • Page 80 Message Description Action Format the SD card. WARNING: Formatting the SD card will erase all data on the card. Copy the Card is not When an error occurs in the SD card, the data from the SD card to another storage, such as formatted.
  • Page 81 Message Description Action This indicates that the SD card exceeded Exceeded the maximum number of folders (999). Copy the data to your PC, format the memory card maximum folder This could cause a long read time during using the camera. number.
  • Page 82: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Possible causes Solution The battery has been depleted. Recharge the battery. Camera does not turn on The battery is not inserted Correctly reinstall the battery. correctly. Camera turns off suddenly The batteries have been Recharge the battery. during operation depleted.
  • Page 83 Problem Possible causes Solution Saving data to memory card Using a memory card below Class 4 Use an SD card with write Class higher is slow may result in slower recording times. than 4 to improve performance. The SD memory card has been Release the write lock of the memory locked.
  • Page 84 Licensed Product The Kodak trademark and trade dress are used under license from Kodak. © 2015 by JK Imaging Ltd. All Rights Reserved. JK Imaging Ltd., 17239 South Main Street, Gardena, CA 90248, USA JK Imaging Europe, 71 Clarendon road, Watford, WD17 1DS, UK www.kodakpixpro.com...

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