Using the Built-in Flash
This camera features a Built-in Flash which
can be used to capture images in dimly lit
Before you begin
Set the POWER Switch to REC or
MANUAL REC. (See pages 19~20.)
AUTO (No indication) :
• The effective range of the flash is roughly
7.8 inches (20 cm) to 9.8 feet (3 m).
If you are using the flash in very bright
areas, the image background may
• Do not use the flash close to a person's
face as it may be harmful to the eyes.
Especially when capturing images of
infants or small children, keep at least 3.3
feet (1 m) away.
• When the recording mode is set to
(Motion Image Rec) or
flash mode will go to
• Do not cover the FLASH Emitter and Light
Sensor with your finger or other object.
For assistance, call 1-800-272-7033.
repeatedly to select flash
The mode that is selected will be
displayed on the LCD Viewfinder.
The flash automatically lights
depending on lighting conditions.
: The flash will light whenever you
capture an image.
: This setting reduces the red
reflections in the eye when the
flash lights. The flash will light
twice, once before capturing and
then once during capturing.
(The flash will light whenever you
capture an image.)
: The flash will not light even when
you capture an image.
(MANUAL REC mode only.)
(Burst Rec), the