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  • Page 1

    18600 BROADWICK ST., RANCHO DOMINGUEZ, CA 90220 TEL : (1) 310-537-7000 FAX : (1) 310-537-1566 SAMSUNG OPTO-ELECTRONICS UK LTD. SAMSUNG HOUSE, 3 RIVERBANK WAY, GREAT WEST ROAD, BRENTFORD, MIDDLESEX,TW8 9RE, U.K. TEL : (44) 20-8232-3280 FAX : (44) 20-8569-8385 Internet address - http : //www.samsungcamera.com/...

  • Page 2

    Thank you for buying a Samsung Camera. This manual will guide you through using the Digimax 230, including taking images, downloading images and using MGI PhotoSuite III SE software. Please read this manual before using your new camera. ENGLISH...

  • Page 3: Special Features

    Change the location and direction of any aerial. Increase distance between camera and affected device. Use a different socket away from the affected device. Please contact a Samsung agent or a radio/TV engineer. This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules.

  • Page 4

    MANUFACTURER’S CONTENTS Manufacturer's contents Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. CompactFlash Digital camera 4 AA Alkaline Batteries Pouch card (CF CARD) Video cable USB cable Camera strap Applications S/ W , User manual Product warranty...

  • Page 5

    THIS DIGITAL CAMERA CAN BE USED FOR Recording images onto CD Printing images Viewing images on TV Editing images on a PC...

  • Page 6

    THIS DIGITAL CAMERA CAN BE USED FOR Creation of a digital photo album You can even create your own unique gift-wrap paper by using your digital images. Inserting images directly into any electronic document Taking a self-portrait and using the image...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Ready Getting to Know your camera Safety note Identification of features Product Exterior Viewfinder LCD panel indicator LCD monitor indicator LCD monitor menu indicator Preparation Connecting to Power Using the batteries Using the AC power adapter Attaching the strap Inserting the CF CARD Removing the CF CARD Instructions on how to use the CF CARD 23...

  • Page 8: Getting To Know Your Camera

    GETTING TO KNOW YOUR CAMERA Prior to using this camera, please read the user manual thoroughly. Keep the manual in a safe place. Symbol Explanations This manual contains instructions on using this camera that will help you to use this camera safely and correctly.

  • Page 9: Safety Note

    Should any form of liquid enter the camera, do not use it. Switch off the camera, and then disconnect the power source (batteries or AC Power Adapter). You must contact your dealer or Samsung Camera Service Center. Do not continue to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock.

  • Page 10

    It is best to clean your camera prior to seasonal periods of high humidity. Consult your dealer or Samsung Camera Service Center for information on the cost of cleaning your camera. Do not move the camera while it is switched on, if you are using the AC Power Adapter.

  • Page 11: Identification Of Features

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES Product Exterior (Front / Top / Bottom) Microphone Flash fading control sensor Mode dial lamp Self-timer lamp Viewfinder Shutter button (page 31) LCD panel Mode dial (page 26) Flash Lens Tripod socket Battery chamber cover Cover lock Strap eyelet...

  • Page 12

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES Product Exterior (Back) LCD button Power button (page 31) Zoom ( W ) / Thumbnail LCD monitor button Autofocus (page 33 / page 54) indicator (Green) lamp Zoom (T) /Digital zoom button Viewfinder (page 33 / page 55) LANDSCAPE / Flash indicator DELETE button...

  • Page 13: Viewfinder

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES Product Exterior (side) Viewfinder Video connection terminal DC input connection point (DC 6V IN) USB connection terminal Card cover CF CARD Card eject lever Close range picture area mark Optimum picture area within 0.8m ~ 1.5m Picture area frame Optimum picture area over 1.5m Autofocus frame...

  • Page 14

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES Reference Vertical and Horizontal shots are taken in the same way. Avoid obstructing the lens or the flash when you take a picture. [ Horizontal grip ] Note As there can be some differences between what is seen through the Viewfinder and the resulting image when taken at a range closer than 1.5m, it is recommended that you use the LCD monitor to compose the shot.

  • Page 15: Lcd Panel Indicator

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES LCD panel indicator The LCD panel displays information about the shooting conditions. Image size L : 1600X1200 M : 0800X0600 S : 640X0480 Shooting information MACRO SHOT mode : Number of available shots remaining STILL IMAGE mode : Number of available shots remaining MOVIE CLIP mode : Available recording time PLAY mode :...

  • Page 16: Lcd Monitor Indicator

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES LCD monitor indicator The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting conditions. SHOT mode Whenever you press the LCD button, the LCD monitor will change in the following order : Image & Status Image only Battery condition Flash Self-timer Landscape shot...

  • Page 17: Battery Condition

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES Focusing Methods Sharpness Image quality Image size Number of available shots remaining Zoom / Digital zoom Movie clip shot Shooting mode PLAY mode DPOF (page 61) This indicator will display when you set DPOF. Battery condition (page 14) Sound indicator When an image that has sound information is selected, this indicator...

  • Page 18: Lcd Monitor Menu Indicator

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES LCD monitor menu indicator Each mode has a menu as shown below. The default settings in each mode are printed below. STILL IMAGE / MACRO SHOT mode FOCUSING CENTRAL SINGLE 1600X1200 FINE AUTO SELECT OK SET Sub Menu Main Menu EXPOSURE 0.00...

  • Page 19

    IDENTIFICATION OF FEATURES PLAY mode DELETE ALL START QUANTITY 100SSCAM BRIGHTNESS 5 SELECT OK SET SETUP mode FORMAT FORMAT 3 MIN 02/ 1/ 1 NTSC SELECT OK SET FORMAT ENGLISH SELECT OK SET Reference There is no associated menu in PC mode and the LCD monitor is always turned off in PC mode.

  • Page 20: Preparation

    PREPARATION Connecting to Power There are two ways in which to provide the camera with power. You can use batteries (AA Alkaline, Ni-MH), or alternatively, you can use an AC Adapter (DC 6V / 2.0A). Using the batteries Pull the battery chamber cover lock in the direction of the arrow( ) and open the battery chamber cover by pushing in the direction of the arrow( ).

  • Page 21: Using The Ac Power Adapter

    PREPARATION Using the AC power adapter If you have access to a mains supply, using an AC Adapter allows the camera to be used for long periods of time. If you connect the camera to a computer, it is advisable to use an AC adapter, as this will enable extended use.

  • Page 22: Inserting The Cf Card

    PREPARATION Inserting the CF CARD Pull the card cover in the direction of the arrow to open. Insert the card towards the arrow. The back side of the CF CARD and the LCD monitor should face in the same direction when the card is inserted. To close the card cover, push the card cover against the arrow(step 1) until you hear a click.

  • Page 23

    PREPARATION Reference Using a 8/16MB CF CARD, the specified shooting capacity will be as follows. (These figures are intended as an indication of expected performance) Recorded image size 1600 x 1200 (Large) 800 x 600 (Medium) 640 x 480 (Small) These figures are approximate as image capacities can be affected by variables such as card performance and subject matter.

  • Page 24: Instructions On How To Use The Cf Card

    It is advisable to copy important data onto other media as back-up e.g. floppy disks, hard disks, CD etc. Samsung cannot be held responsible for lost data. Important information on the use of the CF CARD If you switch off this camera while it is reading, initializing or playing, the information on the CF CARD may be corrupted.

  • Page 25: Selecting The Date And Time

    PREPARATION Selecting the date and time You will need to check and select the correct Date / Time when : The camera is used for the first time. The batteries have been removed. The DATE / TIME will only be displayed on the LCD monitor. When you print the image, the DATE /TIME will not be printed.

  • Page 26

    PREPARATION To select YEAR/ MONTH / DAY or HOUR / MINUTE, press LEFT ( To change the numbers, press UP ( Press the OK button to confirm the setting at the [DAY] or [MINUTE] sub menu. The camera can now be used with the selected camera mode. Reference The selection range for date/time setup covers from 2002~2100.

  • Page 27: Camera Working Mode

    You can select the desired working mode by using the mode dial located on the top of the camera. This digital camera has 6 working modes. These are listed below. STILL IMAGE mode ( This mode is used for taking still images from 0.8 ~ infinity and taking a moving subject continuously.

  • Page 28: Taking Photos

    TAKING PHOTOS Now let's take a picture To switch on the camera, press the POWER button ( ). Select the desired shot mode (STILL IMAGE / MACRO SHOT / MOVIE CLIP ) according to the image range or subject by using the mode dial ( ) on the top of the camera. Change the camera functions by using the LCD monitor and select the appropriate settings (image quality, image size etc.).

  • Page 29

    TAKING PHOTOS Note Select MACRO SHOT mode when the subject is between 0.2m ~ 0.8m from the camera. Refer to page 26 for information on MACRO SHOT. If you do not select the correct shot mode appropriate to the distance from the subject to the camera, you will not be able to obtain a clear shot of the subject.

  • Page 30

    TAKING PHOTOS Reference There are two LED lamps (one green, one red) positioned next to the viewfinder. If the camera is in focus when you press the shutter button halfway, the green LED will light up and you can take an image. If the red lamp lights up, the flash can fire.

  • Page 31: Setting Up The Shooting Function

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Movie clip shot In a movie clip shot, sound and movie clip are recorded at the same time. Sound recording is optional in MOVIE CLIP mode. When the mode dial is rotated to MOVIE CLIP mode, the LCD monitor will be displayed as shown below.

  • Page 32: Using The Camera Buttons To Adjust The Camera

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Using the camera button to adjust the camera Shot mode(STILL IMAGE / MACRO SHOT / MOVIE CLIP ) functions can be set up using the camera button. POWER button - Used for turning the camera power on / off. - The camera power will be turned off automatically during periods of inactivity.

  • Page 33

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION LCD button - Pressing the LCD button in the shot (STILL IMAGE / MACRO SHOT / MOVIE CLIP)mode will change the display as shown below. Image & Status MENU button - When you press the MENU button, a menu related to each camera mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 34

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION ZOOM (W/T) button Used for digital or optical zooming in / out in SHOT mode (STILL IMAGE / MACRO SHOT / MOVIE CLIP). Digital zooming is not available in MOVIE CLIP mode When you press the zoom (W/T) button, the zoom bar will display in the upper centre of the LCD monitor.

  • Page 35

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Reference Images taken using the digital zoom may take a little longer for the camera to process. Allow time for this to take place. The digital zoom cannot be used in movie clip shots. You may notice a decrease in image quality when using digital zoom. Note Take care not to touch the lens during the zoom operation as this may cause damage.

  • Page 36: Flash

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION FLASH / LEFT button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the LEFT ( the cursor shift to the left or to the main menu. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the LEFT ( the FLASH ( ) button.

  • Page 37

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Flash mode indicator Auto flash and Red eye reduction : If a subject or background is dark, the camera flash will work automatically and will reduce the red-eye effect by using the red-eye reduction function. Slow synchro : The flash will operate in conjunction with a slow shutter speed in order to obtain the correct exposure.

  • Page 38: Self-timer

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION SELF-TIMER / RIGHT button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the RIGHT ( the cursor shift to the sub menu. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the RIGHT ( the SELF-TIMER ( ) button.

  • Page 39: Using The Lcd Monitor To Adjust The Camera

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera Shooting functions can be changed by using the LCD monitor. In the shot mode, pressing the MENU button displays the menu on the LCD monitor. The following functions are available, depending on the mode you have selected (STILL IMAGE / MACRO SHOT / MOVIE CLIP ).

  • Page 40

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION FOCUSING In STILL IMAGE and MACRO SHOT mode, you can select the focusing range. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the STILL IMAGE mode or MACRO SHOT mode. 3. Do not turn the LCD monitor off. 4.

  • Page 41

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION SHOOTING MODE This allows continuous shooting. In this mode, you can take moving subjects continuously. Once a continuous shooting sequence has been completed, the camera resets to single shooting mode. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2.

  • Page 42

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Reference When [CONTINUOUS] is selected, the flash will automatically be cancelled. To stop the CONTINUOUS shooting, release the shutter button.

  • Page 43

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION SIZE In STILL IMAGE and MACRO SHOT mode, you can select the image size. A large image uses more memory, so increasing image size will reduce the total number of shots you can store on a CF CARD. The image sizes are listed below. 1600x1200 1.

  • Page 44

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION QUALITY In STILL IMAGE and MACRO SHOT mode, you can select the image data compression rate. The higher the QUALITY setting, the better the final image will be. However, the high quality setting will require more memory and therefore reduce the number of images you can store on the CF CARD.

  • Page 45: White Balance

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION WHITE BALANCE Different lighting conditions may cause a color cast on your images. The white balance control allows you to adjust the colors to appear more natural looking. The setting remains until the power is turned off. 1.

  • Page 46

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION Reference W.BALANCE sub menu explained - AUTO : The camera automatically selects the appropriate white balance settings, depending on the prevailing lighting conditions. - DAYLIGHT : For taking images outside. - FLUORESCENT : For shooting under fluorescent lighting. - TUNGSTEN : For shooting under tungsten (standard light bulb) and halogen lighting.

  • Page 47

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION EXPOSURE This camera automatically adjusts the exposure according to the ambient lighting conditions. However, you can select the exposure value by using [EXPOSURE] sub menu. This function can be used in STILL IMAGE and MACRO SHOT mode. If you increase the exposure value, the image will be brighter.

  • Page 48: Exposure Compensation

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION 7 Select the desired sub menu by pressing the UP ( The default setting is 0.0 EV. The camera calculates the exposure value automatically. 8. After selecting the desired sub menu, press the OK button to confirm the setting. 9.

  • Page 49

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION METERING This button can be used to obtain the right exposure. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the STILL IMAGE mode or MACRO SHOT mode. 3. Do not turn the LCD monitor off. 4.

  • Page 50

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION You can select the camera’s sensitivity to light by selecting the ISO sub menu. Raising the ISO sensitivity will mean that the camera needs less light in order to take an image. However, the higher the ISO value is, the grainier the image will be. - AUTO : The camera's sensitivity is automatically changed by variables such as lighting value or subject brightness.

  • Page 51

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION SHARPNESS In STILL IMAGE and MACRO SHOT mode, you can select the image sharpness. Select the desired SHARPNESS (SOFT/ NORMAL/ HARD) depending on the subject matter. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the STILL IMAGE mode or MACRO SHOT mode.

  • Page 52

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION You may adjust the LCD brightness. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the STILL IMAGE mode or MACRO SHOT mode. 3. Do not turn the LCD monitor off. 4. Press MENU button to display the menu on the LCD monitor. Press UP ( ) / DOWN ( ) button and select [LCD].

  • Page 53

    SETTING UP THE SHOOTING FUNCTION REC. TIME You can select available recording time. This menu can be used in MOVIE CLIP mode. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the MOVIE CLIP mode. 3. Do not turn the LCD monitor off. 4.

  • Page 54: Setting Up Play Back Functions

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS Starting PLAY Mode Turn the camera on and select PLAY mode ( back the images stored on the CF CARD. Sound can also be added to images in this mode. You can setup the PLAY mode function by using the camera buttons and LCD monitor. PLAY mode functions are listed below.

  • Page 55: By Using The Camera Button

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS Setting up play back function by using the camera button The PLAY mode can be set using the camera button. THUMBNAIL / ZOOM W button You can view up to 9 images at a time by using the THUMBNAIL function. 1.

  • Page 56

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS ZOOM T button When viewing a single image in PLAY mode, use the zoom T button to enlarge the selected image. 1. Turn the camera on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the PLAY mode ( 3.

  • Page 57

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS DELETE button This deletes images stored on the CF CARD. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the PLAY mode. 3. Press the LEFT ( ) / RIGHT ( 4. When you press the DELETE ( monitor.

  • Page 58

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS MIC / UP button When the LCD monitor is turned on, pressing the UP ( cursor to move up or change a selected sub menu. When the LCD monitor is not turned on, pressing the UP ( recording to be added to a stored still image.

  • Page 59

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS PLAY & PAUSE explained If an image is showing, but there is no sound (or movement) : Press the PLAY& PAUSE ( ) button to play the sound clip or to start the movie clip. 12/ 13 13/ 13 2002/...

  • Page 60: Setting Up Play Back Function Using The Lcd Monitor

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS Setting up play back function using the LCD monitor DELETE ALL This enables you to clear all images from the CF CARD. Remember that this will permanently delete images. Important shots should be stored on a computer before deletion takes place.

  • Page 61

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS SLIDE SHOW Images can be displayed continuously at pre-set intervals. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to PLAY mode. 3. Do not turn the LCD monitor off. 4. Press the MENU button to display the menu on the LCD monitor. Press the UP ( ) / DOWN ( SHOW].

  • Page 62

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) DPOF stores printing information onto the CF CARD, enabling you to have images printed directly from the CF CARD. Images can then be printed on DPOF printers, or at an increasing number of photo laboratories.

  • Page 63

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS INDEX The images are printed as a thumbnail on a page by this function. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the PLAY mode. 3. Press the MENU button to display the menu on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 64

    SETTING UP PLAY BACK FUNCTIONS CANCEL This will cancel the STD(standard) and INDEX DPOF function. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the PLAY mode. 3. Press the MENU button to display the menu on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 65

    FOLDER Used for changing the folder name to 100SSCAM. After changing the folder name, this camera will recognize an image that was taken by another digital camera. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the PLAY mode.

  • Page 66: Setting Up The Camera System

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM Starting SETUP mode Rotate the mode dial to SETUP mode, allowing you to set up the basic camera settings. FORMAT This is used for formatting the CF CARD. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the SETUP mode. 3.

  • Page 67

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM POWER OFF This function switches the camera off after a set amount of time in order to prevent unnecessary battery drainage. You can set the power to switch off at any specified time(1, 3, 5, 10, 30MIN) from the last operation.

  • Page 68

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM DATE / TIME This alters the time and date stored with the images. The DATE / TIME will only be displayed on the LCD monitor. When you print the image, the DATE / TIME will not be printed. Range : 2002~2100 year (leap years and months are corrected automatically).

  • Page 69

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM BEEP A beep will sound when you press the camera button. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the SETUP mode. 3. A menu will display on the LCD monitor. 4.

  • Page 70

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM VIDEO OUT The video output signal from the camera can be NTSC or PAL. Your choice of output will be governed by the type of machine (monitor or TV, etc.) to which the camera is connected.

  • Page 71

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM LANGUAGE There is a choice of languages that can be displayed on the LCD monitor. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the SETUP mode. 3. A menu will display on the LCD monitor. 4.

  • Page 72

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM RESET This menu allows you to reset all the camera settings to the default. 1. Turn the camera power on. 2. Rotate the mode dial to the SETUP mode. 3. A menu will display on the LCD monitor. 4.

  • Page 73

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM < TABLE 1 > List of menu and sub menu - Remarks : Default. : The setting is maintained even if the power button is turned off. : The setting is returned to default, once the camera power has been switched off. : The setting is returned to default after the function has been completed.

  • Page 74

    SETTING UP THE CAMERA SYSTEM SOFT SHARPNESS NORMAL HARD FORDER BRIGHTNESS 30 SEC REC. 15 SEC TIME 05 SEC VOICE SELF TIMER LANDSCAPE DELETE ALL SLIDE SHOW QUANTITY DPOF INDEX CANCEL RESET 1 MIN POWER OFF 3 MIN 5, 10, 30 MIN DATE DATE / TIME TIME...

  • Page 75: Connecting To An External Monitor

    CONNECTING TO AN EXTERNAL MONITOR Connecting to an external monitor In PLAY mode, you can view the stored images or movie clips by connecting the camera to an external monitor via the video cable. When the camera is connected to an external monitor, the LCD monitor will be turned off automatically.

  • Page 76: Pc Mode

    PC MODE Functions of PC mode Downloading stored images Once you have downloaded images to your PC, they can be edited and printed. (1) Rotate the mode dial to PC mode, and turn the camera on. (2) Connect the camera to your PC with the USB cable. (3) On your computer’s desktop display, select [My computer] and double click [Removable Disk].

  • Page 77: Important Notes

    IMPORTANT NOTES Caution! Your new Samsung camera is a precision instrument. Whilst it is designed to withstand general wear and tear, there are some important points that will help you get maximum service and reliability from your camera. The following should be avoided : Severe changes in temperature and humidity.

  • Page 78: Important Note

    IMPORTANT NOTE If the digital camera is not used for a long period, an electric discharge can occur. It is a good idea to remove the batteries and CF CARD if the camera is not used for some time. If the camera is exposed to electronic interference, it will turn itself off to protect the CF CARD.

  • Page 79: Warning Indicator

    IMPORTANT NOTE Warning indicator There are several warnings that may appear in the LCD display : Warning message Reason for message No CF CARD. The camera cannot NO CARD ! recognize the CF CARD. There are no images stored NO IMAGE ! on the CF CARD.

  • Page 80: Before Contacting A Service Center

    BEFORE CONTACTING A SERVICE CENTER Please check the following before contacting service center Symptom There is low battery capacity. The camera AC Power Adapter is not doesn’t switch on. connected. The batteries are exhausted. Camera is turned off The camera powers automatically due to the Auto down whilst in use.

  • Page 81: Please Check The Following

    BEFORE CONTACTING A SERVICE CENTER Please check the following Symptom The focus mode is not The images are correct. unclear. The flash does not FLASH OFF mode has been fire. selected. The date and time have been Incorrect date and set incorrectly or the camera time is displayed.

  • Page 82

    BEFORE CONTACTING A SERVICE CENTER Symptom The play back The lens or LCD monitor is display is not very smudged or dirty. clear The external monitor has not been connected properly with No image on the camera. external monitor There are incorrect files in the CF CARD.

  • Page 83: Specification

    SPECIFICATIONS Image Sensor Type Effective Pixels Total Pixels Lens Focal Length F No. Digital Zoom Viewfinder Optical Viewfinder LCD Monitor Focusing Type Range Shutter Type Speed Exposure Control Compensation ISO Equivalent Flash Modes Range Recharging Time Sharpness White Balance Voice memo Shooting Still image /Macro shot...

  • Page 84: Specifications

    Medium : Super fine 19/38, Fine 38/77, Normal 77/155 Small : Super fine 38/77, Fine 61/124, Normal 90/182 * These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings. Single image/ Thumbnails / Slide show...

  • Page 85: Software Manual

    Using a Hand-made PC or a PC that has not been guaranteed by a manufacturer is not covered by the Samsung warranty. Before reading this manual, you should have a basic knowledge of computers and O/S (Operating Systems).

  • Page 86: How To Set Up The Software For Windows

    2. Image Viewer : Digimax Viewer. Refer to page 90 3. Application : MGI PhotoSuite SE : image editing program. Refer to page 92. 4. Web Site Link : You can visit the Samsung web-site through the internet. http://www.samsungcamera.com : English http://www.samsungcamera.co.kr : Korean...

  • Page 87: Setting Up Usb Driver For Windows

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Setting up USB driver for Windows To use this camera with a PC, install the Camera Driver first. After this has been done, the stored images in the camera can be moved to the PC and can be edited by an image editing program.

  • Page 88

    2. Refer to FAQ(refer to page 115) to check for a possible solution to the problem. If your PC’s central processing unit is VIA Chip (This is shown in the USB Host Controller), download the patch file from the Samsung Camera web page. (http://www.samsungcamera.com).

  • Page 89: Setting Up Directx 8.1 For Windows

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Setting up DirectX 8.1 for Windows DirectX is a windows technology that enables higher performance in graphics and sound when you’re playing games or watching video on your PC. After driver installation, [Microsoft DirectX 8.1 Setup] window will open automatically.

  • Page 90

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Setting up DirectX 8.1 for windows Your system will be updated. Installation is complete. Restart your computer.

  • Page 91: Setting Up Digimax Viewer

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Setting up Digimax Viewer This software is only compatible with Windows. Click [Digimax Viewer] on the Autorun frame. The installation window will be displayed as shown alongside. Click [Next]. The Software License Agreement window will display.

  • Page 92

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Setting up Digimax Viewer Select Program folder and click [Next]. The setup status window will be displayed. Installation is completed. If you wish to open this program automatically whenever the camera connects to PC, click [I would like to launch Digimax Viewer] Checkbox.

  • Page 93: Setting Up The Mgi Photosuite Iii Se

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Setting up the MGI PhotoSuite lll SE This software is only compatible with Windows. Click the MGI PhotoSuite lll SE menu on autorun frame. Select language. A Welcome window will be displayed. Click [Next >] to move to the next step.

  • Page 94

    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Select setup type and click [Next] Full : the program will be installed with all the options. Custom : you can choose what you would like to install. Start Copying Files window will be displayed. Click [Next >] to start installation.

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    HOW TO SET UP THE SOFTWARE FOR WINDOWS Installation is complete. If installation is completed correctly, Autoplay is registered automatically into the start menu program as shown alongside.

  • Page 96: Connecting The Camera For Windows 95

    CONNECTING THE CAMERA FOR WINDOWS Connecting USB cable to the Camera for Windows To download images, you will need Windows 98 or later and a USB port on your computer. Connect the USB cable to the USB port on the computer.

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    REMOVABLE DISK Note Important information whilst using the Removable Disk The [Removable Disk] indicator will not show when the camera power is off. We recommend that you should copy the images to the PC to view them. Opening images directly from the removable disk may be subject to unexpected disconnection. When uploading images from the PC to the camera, ensure that the uploaded file names are not the same as those already stored on the CF CARD.

  • Page 98: How To Use The Software

    You can easily copy, move and delete the stored images. If the Auto Launch option is selected, the program will execute automatically after recognizing the camera. Refer to [Help] menu in Digimax viewer for further information. Programs Samsung Digimax Viewer 1.0...

  • Page 99: Mgi Photosuite Iii Se

    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite This software is only compatible with Windows. To open MGI PhotoSuite lll SE, click the [Start Programs MGI PhotoSuite lll SE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE] and MGI PhotoSuite lll SE will then open.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite An introduction to the Welcome screen Get images. Prepare A number of photo editing activities can be performed within this module. Compose Use your photos in a variety of fun, creative and interesting ways. Organize Organize your photos and other media files into albums.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE Introduciton to the navigation bar Back Return to the previous step. Home Return to Welcome screen. Help Display help window. Get images. Prepare A number of photo editing activities can be performed within this module. Compose Use your photos in a variety of fun and interesting ways.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE : Get images To obtain images from the computer To acquire images, Click the large [Get] button on the Welcome screen, or the [Get] button on the Navigation bar. Click [Computer] from the list of options displayed on the activity panel.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE When you obtain images from the digital camera. Note When you connect a PC to the Camera, use the following sequence : 1. Turn the Mode dial to PC mode. 2. Turn the power on.

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    Note When you use the Digimax camera, only [Computer] and [Album] from the list of options displayed are available. You will be able to obtain images from the digital camera. [Computer and Album Only]...

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE Acquiring images from an Album. To acquire images, click the large [Get] button on the Welcome screen, or the [Get] button on the Navigation bar. Click [Album] from the list of options displayed on the activity panel.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE PREPARE When the image is loaded, the step changes to Prepare automatically. Menu for the [PREPARE] step Rotate & Crop You can rotate, flip or crop images along with a host of others. Touchup Remove Red eye, Remove Scratches etc..

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE COMPOSE Add Text , Compound Images etc.. are available in this step. Menu for the [COMPOSE] steps Collage : A collage consists of several photos or sections of photos arranged together on a common background.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE ORGANIZE Organize your photos and other media files into albums. Menu for the [ORGANIZE] step Choose a photo album to view or edit Select Album : To create an Album, click [Organize] in the welcome screen or navigation bar.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE Creating an Album To create an Album, click the large Organize button on the Welcome screen, or the Organize button on the Navigation bar. Click [Album..] in [ Choose a photo album to view or edit.] The Master Album window will be displayed, then click [New..].

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE SHARE Saving images Saving or sharing images. Menu for the [SHARE] step Save To save the active file according to its current name and path. Save As To assign a new name or path to the file. Send E-mail e-mailing images.

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    HOW TO USE THE SOFTWARE MGI PhotoSuite lll SE PRINT Printing images You can print images. Menu for the [PRINT] step Print Printing images. Print Multiples Print multiple copies of a photo or project, or one copy of each of the photos included in an album, according to a predefined template.

  • Page 112: Removing Usb Driver For Windows

    REMOVING THE USB DRIVER FOR WINDOWS Removing USB Driver for Windows Click [Add/Remove programs] in Controller. After selecting [Samsung Digimax 230], click [Add/Remove] and the following window will be displayed.

  • Page 113: Removing The Usb Driver For Windows

    If you are a Windows 2000/ME/XP user, follow the procedure below to remove the USB Driver. 1. Connect the PC to the camera (PC mode, power on) 2. As mentioned above, remove [Samsung Digimax 230] in [Add/Remove programs] 3. Click [Unplug or Eject Hardware] icon on the task bar.

  • Page 114: Connecting The Camera For Mac

    CONNECTING THE CAMERA FOR MAC Connecting the USB cable to the camera for MAC The USB port has to be in the Macintosh or keyboard. Connect the USB cable to the USB port on the Macintosh. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB port of the camera.

  • Page 115: How To Install And Use The Usb Driver For Mac

    HOW TO INSTALL AND USE THE USB DRIVER FOR MAC Setting up the USB Driver for MAC The USB Driver for MAC is not included with the Application CD as MAC OS support the camera driver. Check MAC OS. This camera is available in MAC OS 9.0~10.1.3. Note Before connecting the camera to MAC, check that the CF CARD is inserted in the card slot.

  • Page 116: Faq

    About USB Please check the following if the USB connection malfunctions. [Case 1] The camera power is off. Turn the camera power on. We recommend using an AC power adapter in PC mode. If you use batteries, check the battery condition. [Case 2] The mode dial is not set to PC mode.

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    About USB [Case 7] There is an unexpected error during file transfer. Turn the camera power off and on again. Transfer the file again. [Case 8] How do I know my computer supports a USB Interface? Check the USB port in your computer or keyboard. Check OS version.

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