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Samsung 3500 User Manual

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Thank you for buying a Samsung Camera.
This manual will guide you through using the Digimax V3 / Digimax 3500 Super, including taking images, downloading
images and using the MGI PhotoSuite III SE software. Please read this manual before using your new camera.
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  • Page 1

    Thank you for buying a Samsung Camera. This manual will guide you through using the Digimax V3 / Digimax 3500 Super, including taking images, downloading images and using the MGI PhotoSuite III SE software. Please read this manual before using your new camera.

  • Page 2

    Instructions Use this camera in the following order Set up the camera driver Take a picture Insert the USB cable Check the camera power Check [Removable Disk] Do not insert the cigar jack plug to the DC input connection point as this results in electric shock or severe damage to your camera.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents READY Getting to know your camera About the symbols Caution Warning Danger Special features This digital camera can be used for Manufacturer's contents Identification of features Front & Top Back & Bottom Side 5-function button Mode dial Connecting to Power...

  • Page 4

    Contents Thumbnail & Wide / Tele & Trimming button Thumbnail / Enlargement / Trimming button UP / Voice memo button DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT button MENU / OK button DELETE button PLAY & PAUSE button Setting up the play back function using the LCD monitor Slide show Protect...

  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Camera

    Getting to know your camera Thank you for buying a Samsung Digital Camera. Prior to using this camera, please read the user manual thoroughly. When you request A/S, please bring the camera and the factor of the camera malfunction (such as Batteries, Memory card etc.) to A/S center.

  • Page 6: About The Symbols

    About the symbols The camera mode icons will be marked on the right side of the title bar. The title is available only in the marked camera mode. Refer to below. Icon Mode dial Camera working mode Easy mode Portrait mode Aperture priority mode Manual mode User set mode...

  • Page 7: Warning

    Warning Do not use the flash in close proximity to people or animals. Positioning the flash too close to your subject’s eyes, may cause eyesight damage. For safety reasons keep this product and accessories out of reach of children or animals to prevent accidents e.g.: Swallowing batteries or small camera accessories.

  • Page 8: Danger

    Should any form of liquid or a foreign object 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 9: 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 10: This Digital Camera Can Be Used For

    This digital camera can be used for Printing images using a dedicated printer, DPOF- compatible printer or DPOF- equipped photo lab.(p.76) Down loading image files from camera to computer.(p.100) Viewing images on a TV screen or external monitor (refer to page 92) Taking a picture.

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    This digital camera can be used for Creation of a digital photo album Recording your voice (refer to page 35) Recording a movie clip (refer to page 30) Inserting images directly into any electronic document Taking a self-portrait and using the...

  • Page 12: Manufacturer's Contents

    Manufacturer's contents Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. marked contents are optional. Digital Camera Pouch AV cable USB cable Camera strap Software CD User manual Product warranty SD memory card CR-V3 battery Remote control...

  • Page 13: Identification Of Features

    Identification of features Front & Top Shutter button (p.32) Flash fading control sensor Strap eyelet Flash Remote control sensor Back & Bottom Flash indicator lamp(Red) Autofocus indicator lamp(Green) Viewfinder +&-/PLAY & PAUSE button (p.44/70) MF / DELETE button (p.43/69) LCD/INFROMATION button (p.32/65) LCD monitor Tripod socket PLAY mode button...

  • Page 14: Side

    Identification of features Side Memory card slot 5-function button FLASH / LEFT button (p.37/68) MENU/ OK button (p.42/68) MACRO / SUPER MACRO / DOWN button Voice memo / UP button (p.35/67) SELF-TIMER/REMOTE/ RIGHT button (p.40/68) (p.36/68) Battery chamber Memory card cover/ Battery chamber cover...

  • Page 15: Mode Dial

    Mode dial You can select the desired working mode by using the mode dial located on the back of the camera. This digital camera has 8 working modes. These are listed below. EASY PROGRAM PORTRAIT NIGHT SCENE Easy mode To make camera operation easier, a bare minimum of camera settings are required in this mode, such as image size.

  • Page 16: Movie Clip

    Mode dial A/S/M MOVIE CLIP MySET VOICE RECORDING Aperture priority / Shutter priority / Manual mode The Aperture and Shutter can be set manually in the A/ S/ M mode. Movie clip mode A movie clip can be recorded as long as the available recording time allows.

  • Page 17: Connecting To Power

    Connecting to Power There are two ways in which to provide the camera with power. You can use batteries (AA Alkaline, CR-V3, Ni-MH, Li-ion), or alternatively, you can use an AC(100 ~ 250V) Adapter (DC 5V 2.0A). Using the batteries 1.

  • Page 18

    This camera will automatically switch off when not in use for a period of time. Refer to [POWER OFF] function (p.81). We recommend batteries for digital camera (Within a year from the date of manufacture). The batteries are listed below.

  • Page 19

    These optional battery packs provide long lasting power and their operating performances are much improved over Ni-MH and Alkaline batteries. This is due to the mass storage lithium ion cell. Contact your local dealer or the nearest authorized Samsung camera service center to buy the optional battery packs.

  • Page 20: Inserting The Memory Card

    Inserting the memory card 1. Turn off the camera power and pull the memory card cover in the direction of the arrow to open. 2. Insert the memory card all the way into the memory card slot. The Label stuck to the memory card and the front side of the camera should face in the same direction.

  • Page 21: Instructions On How To Use The Memory Card

    Instructions on how to use the memory card NOTICE If you open the memory card cover when the camera power is turned on, the power will turn off automatically. Don’t remove the memory card when the Autofocus indicator lamp(Green) is blinking as this may cause damage to data in the memory card.

  • Page 22

    Should this be the case, you will need to purchase a new memory card. Wear and tear on the memory card is not covered by the Samsung warranty. The memory card is an electronic precision device. Do not bend, drop or subject the memory card to any heavy impact.

  • Page 23: Selecting The Date And Time

    Selecting the date and time You can record the date and time with the image data in the memory card. 1. Turn on the power and press the MENU button. The recording mode menu will be displayed in the RECORDING mode, and the play mode menu will be displayed in the PLAY mode.

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    Selecting the date and time 4. Select the correct date by pressing the 5-function button. RIGHT button : selects YEAR/ MONTH/ DAY item. UP or DOWN button : changes the value of each item. 5. Press the OK button to confirm the setting. To return to the main menu or cancel the setting, press the LEFT button.

  • Page 25: Language

    Language There is a choice of languages that can be displayed on the LCD monitor. 1. Turn on the power and press the MENU button. The recording mode menu will be displayed in RECORDING mode, and the play mode menu will be displayed in the PLAY mode.

  • Page 26

    Recording mode...

  • Page 27: Lcd Monitor Indicator

    LCD monitor indicator The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting functions and selections. Description Recording mode Camera shake warning Flash Self-timer, Remote Voice memo Macro/ Super macro Image & Full Status Icons Page p.15 p.31 p.37 p.40 p.35 p.36...

  • Page 28

    LCD monitor indicator Description Metering Exposure compensation Aperture compensation Shutter speed compensation Manual focus Date / Time White Balance Sharpness Image quality Image size Continuous shot, AEB Number of available shots remaining Remaining time( Movie clip/ Voice recording) Auto focus frame Zoom / Digital Zoom Battery Aperture value...

  • Page 29: Starting Recording Mode

    Starting recording mode Recording a still image 1. Insert the batteries (p.17). Insert the batteries taking note of the polarity (+ / -). 2. Insert the memory card (p.20). 3. Close the memory card cover. 4. Slide the power switch to turn on the camera. 5.

  • Page 30

    Starting recording mode Recording a Movie clip Steps from 1-4 are the same as those for recording a still image. 5. Select the MOVIE CLIP mode by rotating the mode dial. 6. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using either the viewfinder or LCD monitor.

  • Page 31

    Starting recording mode INFORMATION A distance of 40cm between you and the camera (microphone) is the best distance to record sound. NOTICE Camera shake warning. When the Flash Off or Slow synchro mode is selected in a low lighting condition, the camera shake warning indicator ( support the camera on a solid surface or change the flash mode to flash shot mode.

  • Page 32: Using The Camera Button To Adjust The

    Using the camera button to adjust the camera LCD button You can check the recording status in the LCD monitor. Pressing the LCD button in the RECORDING (EASY, PROGRAM, PORTRAIT, NIGHT SCENE, A/S/M, MOVIE CLIP, My SET) mode will change the display as shown below. Pressing the LCD button Image &...

  • Page 33: Wide / Tele Button

    WIDE / TELE button Used for digital or optical zooming in / out. This camera has a 3X optical zoom and a 4X digital zoom function. Using both will offer a total zoom ratio of 12X. When you press the zoom (W/T) button, the zoom bar will display in the upper centre of the LCD monitor. Zoom TELE Optical zoom TELE - Pressing the zoom button T.

  • Page 34

    WIDE / TELE button Zoom WIDE Optical zoom WIDE - Pressing the zoom button W. This will zoom out from the subject i.e. the subject will appear further away. - Pressing the W button continuously will set the camera to its minimum zoom setting i.e. the subject appears at its furthest from the camera.

  • Page 35: Up/ Voice Memo Button

    UP/ Voice memo ( ) button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the UP button makes the menu cursor move up or change the sub menu value. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the UP button operates as the voice memo button.

  • Page 36: Macro / Super Macro Button

    MACRO ( ) / SUPER MACRO ( When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the DOWN button makes the menu cursor move down or changes the sub menu value. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the button operates as the MACRO ( SUPER MACRO ( ) button.

  • Page 37: Flash Button

    MACRO ( ) / SUPER MACRO ( Macro mode setting Camera working mode EASY PROGRAM PORTRAIT NIGHT SCENE A/ S/ M, USER SET MOVIE CLIP VOICE RECORDING INFORMATION When the macro or super macro mode is selected, It is possible that camera shake will occur.

  • Page 38: Flash Button

    FLASH ( ) button Flash mode indicator Indicator Flash mode Definition Red eye reduction Fill in flash Slow synchro Flash off INFORMATION Using the flash frequently will reduce the life of the batteries. Under normal operating conditions the charging time for the flash is normally within 7 seconds.

  • Page 39

    FLASH ( ) button Flash mode setting Camera working mode Setting ( EASY Red eye reduction PROGRAM, MySET Auto PORTRAIT Red eye reduction NIGHT SCENE Slow synchro A/ S/ M MOVIE CLIP Flash off (Fixed) VOICE RECORDING Not Available NOTICE Take photographs within the flash range.

  • Page 40: Self-timer / Remote Button

    SELF-TIMER / REMOTE button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the RIGHT button makes the cursor shift to the sub menu. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the RIGHT button operates as the SELF- TIMER ( ) / REMOTE ( ) button.

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    SELF-TIMER / REMOTE button Self-timer/ remote mode setting Camera working mode Setting ( EASY PROGRAM PORTRAIT NIGHT SCENE A/ S/ M, MySET MOVIE CLIP Not Available VOICE RECORDING INFORMATION Self-timer lamp In 10s self-timer : For the first seven seconds, the LED blinks at one second intervals. For the final three seconds, the LED blinks quickly at 0.5 second intervals.

  • Page 42: Menu/ Ok Button

    SELF-TIMER/ REMOTE button Changing the remote controller battery Contact your dealer or Samsung camera service center to buy the battery. The battery type is CR2050S 3V. MENU/ OK button MEMU button - When you press the MENU button, a menu related to each camera mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 43: Mf Button

    MF button In dark conditions, the autofocus may not function. If this occours, press the MF button and you can select manual focus. After changing the focus manually, the image can be dim. Take care when using this function. While pressing the MF button, the MF bar will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 44: Button

    +/- button This camera automatically adjusts the exposure according to the ambient lighting conditions. However, you can select the exposure value by using this button. You can select the shutter speed and aperture value in the A/S/M mode. In the PROGRAM, PORTRAIT, MySET mode - While pressing the +/- button, select the desired exposure value by pressing the LEFT/ RIGHT button.

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    +/- button Manual mode( M ) - While pressing the +/- button, select the desired shutter speed by pressing the UP/ DOWN button. - While pressing the +/- button, select the desired aperture value by pressing the LEFT/ RIGHT button. In the manual mode, the exposure value can’t be compensated.

  • Page 46: Camera

    Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera - Recording functions can be changed by using the LCD monitor. - In the RECORDING (EASY, PROGRAM, PORTRAIT, NIGHT SCENE, A/S/M, MOVIE CLIP, MySET, VOICE RECORDING) mode, pressing the MENU button displays the menu on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 47: Using The Lcd Monitor To Adjust The Camera

    Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera Main menu WHITE BALANCE AUTO DAYLIGHT CLOUDY FLUORESCENT TUNGSTEN EFFECT NORMAL BLACK & WHITE sRGB SUNSET SHARPNESS SOFT NORMAL VIVID INFORMATION The menu will not be displayed on the LCD monitor in the following circumstances: - When another button is being operated.

  • Page 48: How To Use The Menu

    How to use the menu Every camera working mode has [SETUP] and [MyCAM] tabs in their own menu. The main menus of the first tab are changed by different camera working modes. 1. Turn the camera power on and press the menu button. There are 3 tabs related to each camera mode in the menu.

  • Page 49: Size

    Size You can select the image size you require. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select [SIZE] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 50: Quality

    Quality In RECORDING mode, you can select the image quality (Data compression rate). 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 51: A/s/m

    A / S / M In this mode you can select the shutter speed or aperture value to your preference. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the A/ S/ M mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu.

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    A / S / M Aperture priority mode ( A ) - The small aperture value is used for portraits to separate the subject from the background. The large aperture value is used for landscape photographs to keep the foreground and background in focus. - While pressing the +/- button, select the desired aperture value by pressing the UP/ DOWN button.

  • Page 53: Metering

    Metering When the camera cannot calculate a desired exposure, you can change the metering method. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu.

  • Page 54: Shooting

    Shooting You can select the continuous shooting or AEB shooting in this menu. AEB is not available in the A/S/M mode. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

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    Shooting INFORMATION Continuous and AEB shots cannot be selected in the TIFF image quality format. To take the continuous shot, the number of available shots must be more than 2 because the minimum number of the continuous shots are 2. To take the AEB shots, the number of available shots must be more than 3 because of the same reason.

  • Page 56: White Balance

    White Balance The white balance control allows you to adjust the colors to appear more natural looking. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu.

  • Page 57: Effect

    Effect Using the camera’s digital processor, it is possible to add special effects to your images. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 58: Sharpness

    Sharpness You can select the sharpness of still image. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the RECORDING mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select the [SHOOTING] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 59: My Set Mode Menu

    My SET mode menu You can select your favorite settings and save them in this menu Mode You can select your favorite settings that have been saved in this menu. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the MySET mode and press the MENU button.

  • Page 60: Change

    Change The loaded My SET setting will be applied to the camera from this menu. 1. Rotate the mode dial to the MySET mode and press the MENU button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu.

  • Page 61: Play/setup

    Play/Set up mode...

  • Page 62: Starting The Play Mode

    Starting the play mode Turn the camera on and select the Play mode by pressing the play mode button ( The camera can now play back the images stored in a memory. You can set up the PLAY mode function by using the camera buttons and LCD monitor. Playing back a still image 1.

  • Page 63

    Starting the play mode Playing back a movie clip Steps from 1-2 are the same as those to play back a still image. 3. Select the recorded movie clip that you want to play back by using the LEFT/RIGHT button. If you select a movie clip, the movie clip indicator ( ) will be displayed on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 64: Lcd Monitor Indicator

    LCD monitor indicator The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting conditions. Description Play mode Movie clip Voice memo Protect indicator DPOF indicator Recording date Stored image number Battery Voice recording Icons 2003:01:31 SIZE 2048X1536 : image size F2.8 : aperture value 1/60 : shutter speed : ISO sensitivity...

  • Page 65: Information Button

    Information button The shooting information will be displayed on the LCD monitor. The last image stored in the memory is displayed on the LCD monitor. Pressing the LCD button in the PLAY mode will change the display as shown below. Pressing the Pressing the Pressing the...

  • Page 66: Thumbnail / Enlargement / Trimming Button

    Thumbnail / Enlargement / Trimming button Image enlargement - Select an image that you want to enlarge and press the enlargement button. - Different parts of the image can be viewed by pressing the 5 function button. - Pressing the thumbnail button will zoom back to the original full sized image.

  • Page 67: Up / Voice Memo Button

    UP / Voice memo button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the UP button makes the menu cursor move up or change the sub menu value. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the UP button operates as the voice memo button. You can add your audio to a stored still image.

  • Page 68: Down / Left / Right Button

    DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT button DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT buttons activate the following. DOWN button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the DOWN button makes the menu cursor move down or change the sub menu value. LEFT button When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the LEFT button makes the cursor shift to the main menu.

  • Page 69: Delete Button

    DELETE ( ) button This deletes an image stored on the memory card. 1. Press the play mode button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button to select the image that you want to delete, and press the delete ( 3. A message as shown alongside will be displayed on the LCD monitor. 4.

  • Page 70: Play & Pause Button

    PLAY & PAUSE ( When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, press the PLAY & PAUSE button to play and pause the movie clip, or a still image that has a voice memo or audio recording file. 1.

  • Page 71: Setting Up The Play Back Function Using The Lcd Monitor

    Setting up the play back function using the LCD monitor PLAY mode functions can be changed by using the LCD monitor. In the PLAY mode, pressing the MENU button displays the menu on the LCD monitor. Main menu SLIDE SHOW (Default : OFF) PROTECT RESIZE...

  • Page 72: Slide Show

    Slide show Images can be displayed continuously at pre-set intervals. You can view the slide show by connecting the camera to an external monitor. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 73: Protect

    Protect This is used to protect specific shots from being accidentally erased (LOCK). It also releases images that have been previously protected (UNLOCK). 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 74: Resize

    Resize The stored image size can be changed and used as logo image. The resized image will have a new file name. 1. Press the play mode button and select an image that you want to resize by pressing the LEFT/ RIGHT button. 2.

  • Page 75: Delete All

    Delete all This enables you to clear all unprotected images from the memory. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select the [DEL. ALL] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 76: Dpof : Standard

    DPOF : Standard DPOF(Digital Print Order Format) allows you to embed printing information on your memory card. Select the pictures to be printed and how many prints to make.(Print quantity : 0 ~ 30 ) The DPOF indicator will display on the LCD monitor when an image that has DPOF information plays back.

  • Page 77: Dpof : Index

    DPOF : Index This function will specify the number of copies (except for movie clips and sound clip) for index prints. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 78: Dpof : Cancel

    DPOF : Cancel This is used for canceling the STANDARD or INDEX DPOF function. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 79: Setup Menu

    Setup menu In this mode, you can set up basic settings. Every camera working mode has [SETUP] tab in their own menu. Main menu FILE POWER OFF (Default : 3 MIN) LANGUAGE FORMAT DATA SET TIME SET DATE TYPE IMPRINT SOUND LCD BRIGHTNESS VIDEO OUT...

  • Page 80: File

    File This enables you to name files 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select the [FILE] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 81: Power Off

    Power off This function switches the camera off after a set amount of time in order to prevent unnecessary battery drainage. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 82: Language

    Language There is a choice of languages that can be displayed on the LCD monitor. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 83: Format

    All the files in the memory are deleted by the [FORMAT] function. Before formatting the memory, it is advisable to copy important data onto other media as back-up e.g. floppy disks, hard disks, CD etc. Do not use the memory card formatted by another digital camera or memory card reader. PLAY SETUP...

  • Page 84

    Format NOTICE When you format the memory card in your PC that runs on Windows 2000 or XP, please select the FAT file system. Formatting on a PC 1. Select [Removable Disk] in the [Windows Explorer]. 2. Press the right mouse button and select [Format]. 3.

  • Page 85: Date Set

    Date set You can change the imprinted date. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select the [FORMAT] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 86: Time Set

    Time set You can change the imprinted time. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select the [FORMAT] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 87: Date Type

    Date type You can select date type that is imprinted on the image. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 88: Imprint

    Imprint There is an option to include DATE/TIME on still images. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 89: Sound

    Sound A beep will sound when you press the camera button and an error takes place. You can check the camera condition with this function. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 90: Lcd Brightness

    LCD brightness You may adjust the LCD brightness 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3. Select the [FORMAT] menu by pressing the UP/DOWN button. 4.

  • Page 91: Video

    Video The Movie 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. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab.

  • Page 92: Connecting To An External Monitor

    Connecting to an external monitor Connecting to an external monitor In RECORDING/ PLAY mode, you can view the stored still 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 93: Quick View

    Quick view You can briefly review the last image captured during the pre-set time. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button to select [SETUP](Second) tab. 2. Press the DOWN and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 94: Mycam Menu

    MyCAM menu You can set up a start up image, start up sound and shutter sound. Every camera working mode has the MyCAM menu. Start up image You can select the image that is first displayed on the LCD monitor whenever the camera is turned on. 1.

  • Page 95: Start Up Sound

    Start up sound You can select the sound that is activated whenever the camera is turned on. 1. Press the menu button and press the RIGHT button twice to select [MyCAM](Third) tab. 2. Press the DOWN button and the cursor will be shifted to the main menu. 3.

  • Page 96: List Of Camera Function

    List of camera function MODE DIAL Function SIZE Print(Photo / Super Fine) Memo(Middle / Fine) E-mail (Small / Normal) Large Photo Middle Small 320x 240pixels QUALITY Tiff (1:1) Super Fine(1:4) Fine (1:8) Normal (1:12) 1:12 ZOOM Optical ZOOM Digital ZOOM METERING Multi-Pattern Spot FOCUS...

  • Page 97

    List of camera function MODE DIAL Function FLASH Auto Red eye (with Auto) Fill-in Slow sync.(with Red eye) -0.5 ~ -2.0EV (1/2 EV step) 0.0EV +0.5 ~ +2.0EV (1/2 EV step) SELFTIMER Off 2 sec. 10 sec. Remote control Normal (80cm ~ ) ZONE Macro (30 ~80cm) Super Macro (6 ~30cm)

  • Page 98

    List of camera function MODE DIAL Function IMPRINT Date Date &Time DATE TYPE YYYY/MM/DD DD/MM/YYYY MM/DD/YYYY SOUND EFFECT START-UP IMAGE IMAGE 1 IMAGE 2 IMAGE 3 USER IMAGE START-UP SOUND SOUND 1 SOUND 2 SOUND 3 SHUTTER SOUND SH.SOUND 1 SH.SOUND 2 SH.SOUND 3 LCD BRIGHTNESS...

  • Page 99: Starting Pc Mode

    Starting PC mode If you insert the USB cable into the USB connection terminal, the camera working mode will change to the PC mode automatically. In this mode, you can download stored images to your PC through the USB cable. The LCD monitor is always turned off in PC mode.

  • Page 100

    Starting PC mode Downloading stored images Once you have downloaded images to your PC, they can be edited and printed. 1. Connect the camera to your PC with the USB cable. 2. On your computer’s desktop display, select [My computer] and double click [Removable Disk The image files will then be displayed.

  • Page 101: Important Notes

    MEMORY CARD. Wait until the moisture has dispersed. 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 the MEMORY CARD, the camera is not used for some time.

  • Page 102: Warning Indicator

    Warning indicator There are several warnings that may appear in the LCD display Warning indicator - Card error CARD ERROR ! - There is insufficient memory CARD FULL ! capacity to take an image - There are no images stored on the NO IMAGE ! memory card - A memory card is not inserted...

  • Page 103: Before Contacting A Service Center

    Before contacting a service center Symptom - There is low battery capacity The camera doesn’t - An AC Power Adapter is not switch on connected - The batteries are exhausted - The Camera is turned off The camera power is automatically due to the Auto down whilst in use power off function...

  • Page 104

    Before contacting a service center Symptom - The focus mode is not correct. The images are - The autofocus was not activated unclear - Taking a picture beyond the flash range - The lens is smudged or dirty. The flash does - FLASH OFF mode have been not fire selected...

  • Page 105

    Before contacting a service center Symptom Color of image different to original - White balance setting is incorrect scene Images are too bright - Exposure is excessive - The external monitor has not been connected properly with the No image on external camera monitor - There are incorrect files in the...

  • Page 106: Specifications

    Specifications Type Image Sensor Effective Pixels Total Pixels Focal Length Lens F No. Digital Zoom Optical Viewfinder Viewfinder LCD Monitor Type Focusing Range Type Shutter Speed Control Exposure Compensation ISO Equivalent Modes Flash Range Recharging Time Sharpness Effect White Balance Voice Recording Date Imprinting Still Image...

  • Page 107: Software

    : Super fine 254, Fine 509, Normal 764, TIFF 39 Photo : Super fine 17, Fine 35, Normal 53, TIFF 2 * These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings.

  • Page 108: Software Notes

    Windows. A USB Driver for MAC is not included with the Application CD. But you can use the camera with Mac OS 9.0~10.2. Setting up the camera driver for WINDOWS (p.110) Setting up the application program Access to the Samsung camera web-site.

  • Page 109

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE : Image editing program Image editing program for downloaded images. For Windows only. Setting up MGI PhotoSuite III SE (p.112) Internet link : You can visit the Samsung web-site through the internet. http://www.samsungcamera.com : English http://www.samsungcamera.co.kr : Korean INFORMATION Check the system requirements (p.107) before setting up the driver.

  • Page 110: Setting Up The Application Software

    NOTICE Disable other programs before installing the application software. Before installing the application software, disconnect the USB connection. You can visit the Samsung web-site through the internet. http://www.samsungcamera.com : English http://www.samsungcamera.co.kr : Korean 1. Click the [Install] menu in the Autorun frame.

  • Page 111

    Setting up the application software 4. The [Digimax Viewer 2.0] installation window will be displayed as shown below. Click the [Next] button. INFORMATION If you select [Cancel] at step 4, a window for installing MGI PhotoSuite III SE will be displayed.

  • Page 112

    Setting up the application software 8. Installation is completed. Click the [Finish] button and a window for installing MGI PhotoSuite III SE will be displayed. 9. The [MGI PhotoSuite III SE] installation window will be displayed as shown below. Click the [OK] button. INFORMATION If you select [Cancel] at the step 9, a window for restarting the computer will be displayed.

  • Page 113

    Setting up the application software 12. Select a setup type and click the [Next >] button. Full : the program will be installed with all the options. Custom : you can choose what you would like to install. 13. If installation is completed correctly, Autoplay is registered automatically into the start menu program as shown alongside.

  • Page 114

    Setting up the application software INFORMATION A [Read me] file will open.Click the Close button to close the file. 17. To use the [REMOVABLE DISK], you have to restart your computer. Click [Finish] button and the computer will restart. 18. After restarting the computer, connect the PC to the camera with the USB cable. 19.

  • Page 115

    2. Refer to FAQ (p.138) to check for a possible solution to the problem. 3. 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 116: Removing The Usb Driver For Windows 98se

    Removing the USB Driver for Windows 98SE To remove the USB driver, refer to the process shown below. 1. Trace [Start Settings] and click [Control Panel] 2. Double-click [Add/Remove programs].

  • Page 117

    Removing the USB Driver for Windows 98SE 3. The [Add/Remove Programs Properties] window will open. Click [Digimax V] and click the [Add/Remove] button. 4. A window will open. Click the [OK] button and the camera driver will be removed. 5. Uninstall is complete. Click the [Finish] button and the window will disappear.

  • Page 118: Removable Disk

    Removable Disk To use this camera as a Removable Disk, install (p.110) the USB Driver. 1. Before turning the camera power on, connect the camera to the PC with the USB cable. 2. Click [Removable Disk] under [My computer] or [Windows Explorer]. 3.

  • Page 119: Removing The Removable Disk

    Removing the removable disk Windows 98SE 1. Check whether the camera and PC are transferring a file. If the green lamp (next to viewfinder) blinks, you have to wait until the LED illuminates. 2. Unplug the USB cable. Windows 2000/ME/XP (The illustrations may be different from the real display in accordance with the Windows O/S.) 1.

  • Page 120

    Removing the removable disk 4. The [Stop a Hardware device] window will open. Select the [SAMSUNG DIGIMAX V3 USB Device] and click the [OK] button. 5. A [Safe to Remove Hardware] window will open. Click the [OK] button. 6. A [Unplug or Eject Hardware] window will open.

  • Page 121: Setting Up The Usb Driver For Mac

    Setting up the USB Driver for MAC 1. A USB Driver for MAC is not included with the Application CD as MAC OS supports the camera driver. 2. Check the MAC OS. You can check the MAC OS version during MAC OS start-up. This camera is compatible with MAC OS 9.X~10.2.

  • Page 122: Digimax Viewer

    INFORMATION Refer to the [Help] menu in Digimax viewer 2.0 for further information. 1. To open Digimax Viewer, click the [ Start Samsung Digimax Viewer 2.0 and Digimax Viewer 2.0 will then open. 3. You can easily use the Digimax viewer program as it offers FILE menu and TOOL bar.

  • Page 123: Mgi Photosuite Iii Se

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

  • Page 124

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE 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. Share Save your results to show to others.

  • Page 125

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE Introduction to 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. Organize Organize your photos and other media files into albums.

  • Page 126

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE To obtain images from the computer 1. 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.

  • Page 127

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE When you obtain images from the digital camera. Before transferring an image file, check the USB connection. 1. To acquire images, click the large [Get] button on the Welcome screen, or the [Get] button on the Navigation bar.

  • Page 128

    4. The Welcome screen will change to the next work step, with the selected image displayed. NOTICE 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]...

  • Page 129

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE Acquiring images from an Album. 1. 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.

  • Page 130

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE PREPARE When the image is loaded, the step changes to Prepare automatically. Menu for [PREPARE] steps Rotate & Crop You can rotate, flip or crop images along with a host of others. Touchup Remove Red eye, Remove Scratches etc.. are available in this menu. Special Effects A number of special effects can be applied.

  • Page 131

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE COMPOSE Add text, Compound Images etc. are available in this step. Menu of [COMPOSE] steps Collages : A collage consists of several photos or sections of photos arranged together on a common background. Photo Layouts : The Photo Layouts activity includes many collage and layout options.

  • Page 132

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE ORGANIZE Organize your photos and other media files into albums. Menu of [ORGANIZE] steps Choose a photo album to view or edit] Select Album : To create an Album, click [Organize] in the welcome screen or navigation bar. Album..

  • Page 133

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE Creating an Album 1. To create an Album, click the large Organize button on the Welcome screen, or the Organize button on the Navigation bar. 2. Click [Album..] in [ Choose a photo album to view or edit.] 3.

  • Page 134

    Add images to the album 1. Select [ Choose an action to manage your album. Add..] to add images to the album. 2. Click [Computer] in Add Photos menu. NOTICE [Digital Camera(Direct)], [Scanner(TWAIN)], [Digital Camera(TWAIN)] sources can't be used. [Click!] [Click!]...

  • Page 135

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE 3. A [Add photo to Album] window will open. Select images that you want to add. Click the [Add] button. [Click!] 4. Adding images is complete.

  • Page 136

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE SHARE Saving or sharing images. Menu of [SHARE] steps 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.

  • Page 137

    MGI PhotoSuite III SE PRINT You can print images. Menu for the [PRINT] steps 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 138: Faq

    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] USB Driver is not installed correctly.

  • Page 139

    [Case 6] How do I know my computer supports a USB Interface? Check the USB port in your computer or keyboard. Check OS version. USB Interface is available in Windows 98, 98SE, 2000, ME .XP. Check [Universal serial bus controller] in Device Manager. Do the following to check [Universal serial bus controller].

  • Page 140

    TEL : +44 (0) 1932 455000 FAX : +44 (0) 1932 455325 "DIGIMAX 3500 SUPER MODEL IS DESIGNED WITH SHD (SUPER HIGH DEFINITION) OPTICS, HOWEVER, ALL PHOTOS USED IN THE INSTRUCTION MANUAL SHOW THE DIGIMAX V3 WITH SCHNEIDER LENS FOR ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ONLY"...

This manual also for:

Digimax v3, Digimax 3500 super

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