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Canon CDI-E207-010 Advanced User's Manual

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© 2005 CANON INC.
Camera User Guide
This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail.
Before Using the Camera
Print/Transfer Settings
Viewing Images on a TV set
Customizing the Camera
Wireless Connection
List of Messages


   Summary of Contents for Canon CDI-E207-010

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    CDI-E207-010 XX05XXX © 2005 CANON INC. ENGLISH Advanced Camera User Guide This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail. PRINTED IN JAPAN Before Using the Camera Shooting Playback/Erasing Print/Transfer Settings Viewing Images on a TV set Customizing the Camera...

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    Main Features Shooting Automatically adjusts shooting settings to match particular conditions (Scene mode) Automatically detects camera orientation with an Intelligent Orientation sensor Changes image colors to create special effects (My Colors modes) Printing via a wireless connection Prints images easily by attaching the supplied wireless print adapter to a Canon PictBridge compliant printer Transferring images to a computer* via a wireless connection...

  • Page 3: Conventions Used In This Guide

    Conventions Used in this Guide Icons appearing below titles indicate the modes in which the procedure can be used. Continuous Shooting Shooting Mode See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 144). In this guide, the Basic Camera User Guide is referred to as the Basic Guide, and the Advanced Camera User Guide is referred to as the Advanced Guide.

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Items marked with a functions or procedures. Conventions Used in this Guide ..... . .1 Handling Precautions .......5 Please Read.

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    Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock) . . .52 Locking the Exposure Setting (AE Lock)....53 Locking the Flash Exposure Setting (FE Lock) ... .54 Switching between Metering Modes .

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    Using Wireless Connection (Connecting to Printer) ..97 Connecting to a Printer......98 Deleting target devices.

  • Page 7: Handling Precautions

    Handling Precautions Test Shots Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot several trial images to confirm that the camera is operating and being operated correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be...

  • Page 8: Operation Restrictions

    Video Format Please set the camera’s video signal format to the one used in your region before using it with a TV monitor (p. 93). Language Setting Please see the Basic Guide (p. 4) to change the language setting. Operation Restrictions The wireless function used in this equipment has been approved for domestic use.

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    Statement on EC directive Contains already Notified Transmitter Module :CM13264...

  • Page 11: Safety Precautions

    MADE IN JAPAN Safety Precautions Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below and in the “Safety Precautions” section of the Basic Guide. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct operation of the camera and its accessories to prevent injuries or damage to yourself, other persons and equipment.

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    Equipment refers to the camera, battery charger, wireless print adapter or separately sold compact power adapter. Battery refers to the battery pack. Do not aim the camera directly into the sun or at other intense light sources that could damage your eyesight. Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants.

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    Do not use substances containing alcohol, benzine, thinners or other flammable substances to clean or maintain the equipment. Do not cut, damage, alter or place heavy items on the power cord. Use only recommended power accessories. Remove the power cord on a regular periodic basis and wipe away the dust and dirt that collects on the plug, the exterior of the power outlet and the surrounding area.

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    Use only the specified battery charger to charge the battery. The battery charger and compact power adapter are designed for exclusive use with your camera. Do not use it with other products or batteries. There is a risk of overheating and distortion which could result in fire or electrical shock.

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    Do not store the equipment in humid or dusty areas. Do not allow metal objects (such as pins or keys) or dirt to contact the charger terminals or plug. Such conditions could lead to fire, electrical shock or other damage. Avoid using, placing or storing the equipment in places subject to strong sunlight or high temperatures, such as the dashboard or trunk (boot) of a car.

  • Page 16: Preventing Malfunctions

    Preventing Malfunctions Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data. Avoid Condensation Related Problems When moving the equipment rapidly between hot and cold temperatures, you can avoid condensation by placing the equipment in an airtight, resealable plastic bag and letting it adjust to temperature changes slowly before removing it...

  • Page 17: Before Using The Camera-the Components Guide

    Before Using the Camera—The Components Guide Front View A/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (p. 93) DIGITAL Terminal Terminal Cover Wrist Strap Mount Microphone (p. 81) AF-assist Beam (p. 33) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (Basic Guide p. 9) Self-Timer Lamp (p. 45) Viewfinder Window (p.

  • Page 18: Back View

    How to Attach the Wrist Strap* * When carrying the camera by the strap, be careful not to swing the camera or catch it on other items. Back View LCD Monitor (p. 19) Viewfinder (p. 25) Tripod Socket DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 123) Memory Card Slot/Battery Cover (Basic Guide p.

  • Page 19: Operation Panel

    Operation Panel Indicators (p. 26) Power Button (Basic Guide p. 5) Power Lamp Zoom Lever (p. 74, Basic Guide p. 8) Shooting: (Wide Angle)/ Playback: (Index)/ Shutter Button (Basic Guide p. 5) Mode Switch (Basic Guide pp. 5, 6) (Print/Share) Button (Basic Guide p. 14) DISP.

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    Wireless Print Adapter DC IN (power) Terminal (p. 99) SETUP button (p. 103) Wireless Lamp (p. 26)

  • Page 21: Before Using The Camera-basic Operations

    Before Using the Camera—Basic Operations Using the LCD Monitor Press The display mode changes as follows with each press. Shooting Mode Standard (No Information) Detailed (Information View) In the shooting modes, the shooting information displays for approximately 6 sec. when a setting is changed, regardless of the selected display mode.

  • Page 22: Using The Clock

    Using the Clock You can display the current date and time for a 5-second* interval using the following two methods. * Default setting Method 1 Hold the FUNC./SET button down while turning on the power. Method 2 In a shooting mode, hold the FUNC./SET button down. If you hold the camera horizontally, it displays the time.

  • Page 23: Lcd Monitor Brightness

    LCD Monitor Brightness LCD Monitor Brightness Settings The brightness of the LCD monitor can be changed in the following two ways. Changing Settings Using the Set up Menu (p. 35) Changing Settings Using the DISP. Button (Quick-bright LCD Function) You can set the LCD monitor to the brightest setting regardless of the option selected in the Set up menu by pressing the DISP.

  • Page 24: Information Displayed On The Lcd Monitor

    Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor Shooting Information (Shooting mode) * Spot Frame * AF Frame (p. 51) * Low Battery (p. 119) Zoom Magnification* (p. 42) Grid Lines* (p. 33) Wireless Connection (p. 101) • Stills: Recordable Shots • Movies (Sec.): Remaining Elapsed Time Shooting Mode (pp.

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    If the indicator blinks orange and the camera shake icon displays, it indicates there is insufficient illumination and a slow shutter speed will be selected. Raise the ISO speed (p. 69) or select a setting other than the camera to a tripod or other device. Playback Information (Playback Mode) Standard Total number of images...

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    Detailed Shooting Mode (pp. 41, 47, 49, 63, Basic Guide pp. 7, 8) Long Shutter Mode (p. 57) ISO Speed (p. 69) Recording Pixels (Movies) (p. 40) Frame Rate (Movies) (p. 40) The following information may also be displayed with some images. A sound file in a format other than the WAVE format is attached or the file format is not recognized.

  • Page 27: Using The Viewfinder

    Histogram Function The histogram is a graph that allows you to judge the brightness of the shot image. The greater the bias toward the left in the graph, the darker the image. The greater the bias toward the right, the brighter the image. If the image is too dark, adjust the exposure compensation to a positive value.

  • Page 28: Indicators

    Indicators The indicators of the camera and the wireless print adapter light or blink in the following situations. Never do the following while an indicator is blinking. These actions may corrupt image data. - Shake or jolt the camera - Shut off the power, or open the memory card slot/battery cover Camera Upper Indicator...

  • Page 29: Power Saving Function

    Power Saving Function This camera is equipped with a power saving function. The power will shut off in the following circumstances. Press the power button again to restore power. Shooting Mode Playback Mode Connected to a Printer This time can be changed. When connecting to a printer using the interface cable provided.

  • Page 30: Formatting Memory Cards

    Formatting Memory Cards You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. Please note that formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data, including protected images and other file types.

  • Page 31: Setting The World Clock

    Setting the World Clock When traveling abroad, you can record images with local dates and times simply by switching the time zone setting if you pre-register the destination time zones. You can enjoy the convenience of not having to switch the Date/Time settings. Setting the Home/World Time Zones (Set up) Menu See Menus and Settings (p.

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    Use the tion time zone As in Step 3, you can set the day- light saving option. Use the World], and the Switching to the Destination Time Zone (Set up) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Use the select To change the destination time zone, use the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 33: Menus And Settings

    Menus and Settings Menus are used to set the shooting and playback settings as well as such camera settings as the date/time, electronic beep and wireless connection. The following menus are available. FUNC. Menu Rec., Play, Wireless, Set up and My Camera Menus FUNC.

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    Rec., Play, Wireless, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting or playback can be set with these menus. (Rec.) Menu (Play) Menu You can switch between menus with when this part is selected. • This example shows the Rec. menu. •...

  • Page 35: Menu List

    Menu List FUNC. Menu Menu Item Shooting Mode Movie Mode Exposure Compensation Long Shutter Mode White Balance Photo Effect Rec. Menu Menu Item AiAF On*/Off Self-timer 10 seconds*/ seconds/ (Delay: 0–10*, 15, 20, 30 sec.) (Shots: 1–3*–10) AF-assist Beam On*/Off Digital Zoom On/Off* (On in standard movie...

  • Page 36: Play Menu

    Stitch Assist Play Menu Menu Item Protect Rotate Sound Memo Erase All Slide Show Print Order Transfer Order Transition Wireless Menu Menu Item Connect/Disconnect Reg. Target Device Delete Registration Auto Transfer Set up Menu Menu Item Mute Left to right*/ Right to left Page p.

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    Volume Off/1/2*/3/4/5 Start-up Vol. Operation Vol. Selftimer Vol. Shutter Volume Playback Vol. LCD Brightness -7–0*–+7 Power Saving Auto Power On*/Off Down Display Off 10 sec./20 sec./ 30 sec./1 min.*/ 2 min./3min. Time Zone Home*/World Date/Time Clock Display 0–5*–10 sec./20 sec./30 sec./1 min./2 min./3 min.

  • Page 38: My Camera Menu

    Format File Numbering Create Folder Create New Folder Check mark Auto Create Auto Rotate Language Video System Reset All My Camera Menu Menu Item Theme Selects a common theme for each My Camera settings item. Start-up Image Sets the image displayed when the camera power is turned on.

  • Page 39: Resetting Settings To Their Default Values

    Resetting Settings to Their Default Values (Set up) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Select [OK] and press Settings cannot be reset when the camera is connected to a computer or to a printer. The following cannot be reset. - Shooting mode - Item chosen from the - The [Time Zone], [Date/Time], [Language] and [Video...

  • Page 40: Shooting

    Shooting Changing the Recording Pixels and Compression Shooting Mode FUNC. Menu (Compression). See Menus and Settings (p. 31). * Default setting. Use the recording pixels/compression set- tings and press the FUNC./SET button. Approximate Values for Recording Pixels Recording Pixels 2592 × 1944 (Large) 2048 ×...

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    Approximate Values for Compression Settings Compression Superfine High Quality Shoot higher quality images Fine Normal Normal See Image Data Sizes (Estimated) (p. 132). See Memory Cards and Estimated Capacities (p. 131). Purpose Shoot normal quality images Shoot more images...

  • Page 42: Changing Recording Pixels And Frame Rates (movies)

    Changing Recording Pixels and Frame Rates You can change the recording pixels and frame rate when the movie mode is set to FUNC. Menu (Frame Rate). See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting. Use the a recording pixels/frame rate and press the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 43: Magnified Close-up Shooting (digital Macro)

    Magnified Close-Up Shooting You can shoot a subject 3 – 10 cm (1.2 – 3.9 in.) from the end of the lens at the maximum wide angle setting. With the digital zoom, the image area is 9 × 7 mm (0.36 × 0.27 in.) at maximum zoom (approximately 4 times).

  • Page 44: Using The Digital Zoom

    Using the Digital Zoom Shooting Mode You can shoot zoomed images using the combined digital and optical zooms. Stills: zoom up to approximately 12 times Movies (Standard): zoom up to approximately 12 times The digital zoom cannot be used when the LCD monitor is turned off.

  • Page 45: Continuous Shooting

    Continuous Shooting Shooting Mode In this mode, the camera shoots continuously while the shutter button is held down. If you use the recommended memory card*, you can shoot continuously (smooth continuous shooting) at a set shooting interval until the memory card is full (p. 131). *Recommended Memory Card Super high speed SDC-512 MSH memory card (sold separately) immediately after a low level format (p.

  • Page 46: Postcard Date Imprint Mode

    Postcard Date Imprint Mode Shooting Mode You can shoot images with the optimal settings for postcards by composing them inside the print area (width-to-height ratio of approximately 3:2) shown on the LCD monitor. FUNC. Menu (Post Card Date Imprint). See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting.

  • Page 47: Using The Self-timer

    Ensure that the camera’s date/time is set beforehand (p. 35). The date stamp cannot be deleted from the image data once it has been set. Using the Self-Timer Shooting Mode You can set a 10 sec. ( time and the number of shots ( the shutter button is pressed.

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    Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots ( You can change the delay time (0–10, 15, 20, 30 sec.) and number of shots (1–10). These settings, however, cannot be set for the Stitch Assist mode, movie mode or My Colors modes.

  • Page 49: Movie Shooting

    Movie Shooting The following four movie modes are available. Standard You can select the recording pixels and frame rate and record until the memory card is full (when a super high-speed memory card is used, such as the recommended SDC-512MSH). The digital zoom can be used while shooting in this mode.

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    FUNC. Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting. Use the a movie mode and press the FUNC./SET button. change the recording pixels and frame rate (p. 40). Shoot. Pressing the shutter button halfway automatically sets the exposure, focus and white balance settings. Pressing the shutter button fully starts recording video and sound simultaneously.

  • Page 51: Shooting Panoramic Images (stitch Assist)

    QuickTime 3.0 or later is required to play back movies (Data type: AVI/Compression method: Motion JPEG) on a computer. QuickTime (for Windows) is included on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. On the Macintosh platform, this program is standard with Mac OS X or later. Shooting Panoramic Images Stitch Assist can be used to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer.

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    Select a shooting direction You can select from the following two shooting directions. Left to right horizontally Right to left horizontally Shoot the first image in the sequence. The exposure and white balance are set and locked with the first image.

  • Page 53: Switching Between Focusing Modes

    Switching between Focusing Modes You can select between the following two focusing modes according to the AiAF setting. The camera detects the subject and highlights the AF (No frame) On frames, from 9 available points, that it will use to determine the focus.

  • Page 54: Shooting Hard-to-focus Subjects (focus Lock, Af Lock)

    Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects Shooting Mode It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects. Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition Subjects that are moving quickly Subjects through glass: Try to shoot as close to the glass as possible to reduce the chances of light reflecting back off the...

  • Page 55: Locking The Exposure Setting (ae Lock)

    Re-aim the camera to compose the shot as desired and shoot. To Release the AF Lock Press the button. When shooting with the focus lock or AF lock using the LCD monitor, setting [AiAF] to [Off] (p. 33) makes shooting easier since the camera focuses using the center AF frame only.

  • Page 56: Locking The Flash Exposure Setting (fe Lock)

    AE lock can also be set and released in You can use the FE lock when using the flash. Locking the Flash Exposure Setting You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set regardless of the composition of your subject. Turn on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 57: Switching Between Metering Modes

    Switching between Metering Modes FUNC. Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting. Use the the metering mode and press the FUNC./SET button. Metering Methods Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlit scenes. The camera divides images into several zones for metering. It evaluates complex Evaluative lighting conditions, such as the position of the subject, the brightness, the direct light, and the backlighting,...

  • Page 58: Adjusting The Exposure Compensation

    Adjusting the Exposure Compensation Shooting Mode Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background or to avoid making lights appear too bright in night shots. FUNC. Menu tion).

  • Page 59: Shooting In Long Shutter Mode

    Shooting in Long Shutter Mode You can set the shutter speed to a slow setting to make dark subjects appear brighter. (Rec.) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). FUNC. Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting. Use the speed The higher the value, the brighter the image and the lower the value,...

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    The nature of CCD image sensors is such that noise in the recorded image increases at long shutter speeds. This camera, however, applies special processing to images shot at shutter speeds slower than 1.3 seconds to eliminate the noise, thereby producing high-quality images. A certain amount of processing time, however, may be required before the next image can be shot.

  • Page 61: Adjusting The Tone (white Balance)

    Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) Normally, the (Auto) white balance setting selects an optimal white balance. When the colors, change the white balance using a setting appropriate for the light source. FUNC. Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting. Use the a white balance setting and press the FUNC./SET button.

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    Using the Custom White Balance You can set a custom white balance to obtain the optimal setting for the shooting conditions by having the camera evaluate an object, such as a piece of white paper or cloth, or a photo-quality gray card that you wish to establish as the standard white color.

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    You are recommended to set the shooting mode to and the exposure compensation setting to [±0] before setting a custom white balance. The correct white balance may not be obtained when the exposure setting is incorrect (image appears completely black or white). Shoot with the same settings as when reading the white balance data.

  • Page 64: Changing The Photo Effect

    Changing the Photo Effect By setting a photo effect before you shoot, you can change the look and feel of the pictures you take. FUNC. Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 31). *Default setting. Use the a photo effect and press the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 65: Shooting In A My Colors Mode

    Shooting in a My Colors Mode A My Colors mode easily changes the colors in an image when it is shot, allowing you to alter the balance between red, green and blue, transform pale or tanned skin or change a color specified on the LCD monitor into a different color.

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    Color Swap Custom Color * The skin colors of non-human subjects may also be altered. * You may not obtain the expected results depending on the skin color. FUNC. Menu Colors: Movies). See Menus and Settings (p. 31). FUNC. Menu See Menus and Settings (p.

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    The ISO speed will rise with some settings, which may increase the “noise” in the image. Changing the Save Method for the Original Image When you are shooting still images in a My Colors mode, you can specify whether or not both the altered image and the original image are recorded.

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    Setting the Camera to the Color Accent Mode Colors other than the color specified on the LCD monitor are shot in black and white. (Color Accent) See Menus and Settings (p. 31). The camera will switch to color input mode and the display will alternate between the original image and the color accent image...

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    Setting the Camera to the Color Swap Mode This mode allows you to transform a color specified on the LCD monitor into another. Original Color (Before Swapping) (Color Swap) See Menus and Settings (p. 31). The camera will switch to color input mode and the dis- play will alternate between the original image and the...

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    This completes the setting. If you press the MENU button at this point, you will return to the screen where you can select a My Colors mode. The default setting for color swap mode changes green into white. You may not obtain the expected results after color input mode if you use the flash, or change the white balance or metering settings.

  • Page 71: Adjusting The Iso Speed

    Adjusting the ISO Speed Raise the ISO speed when you wish to reduce the effects of camera shake, turn the flash off when shooting in a dark area, or use a fast shutter speed. Press the Cycle through the button. Selecting [Auto] sets the sensitivity to produce the optimal image quality.

  • Page 72: Setting The Auto Rotate Function

    Setting the Auto Rotate Function Shooting Mode Your camera is equipped with an Intelligent Orientation sensor that detects the orientation of an image shot with the camera held vertically and automatically rotates it to the correct orientation when viewing it on the LCD monitor. (Set up) Menu See Menus and Settings (p.

  • Page 73: Creating An Image Destination (folder)

    Creating an Image Destination (Folder) Shooting Mode You can create a new folder at any time and the recorded images will be automatically saved to that folder. Creates a new folder the next time you shoot Create New Folder images. To create an additional folder, insert another check mark.

  • Page 74: Resetting The File Number

    Up to 2000 images can be saved into one folder. A new folder will automatically be created when you record more than that number even if you are not creating new folders. Resetting the File Number Shooting Mode The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. You can select how the file number is assigned.

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    File and Folder Numbers Recorded images are assigned consecutive file numbers starting with 0001 and ranging up to 9999, while folders are assigned numbers starting with 100 and ranging up to 999. Up to 2,000 images can be saved into a single folder. New Folder Created Memory Card 1 Continuous...

  • Page 76: Playback/erasing

    Playback/Erasing Please also see the Basic Guide (p. 11). Magnifying Images Press the zoom lever toward will display and a magnified portion of the image will display. Images can be magnified up to a factor of approximately 10x. Use the around the image.

  • Page 77: Viewing Images In Sets Of Nine (index Playback)

    Viewing Images in Sets of Nine Press the zoom lever toward Up to nine images can be viewed at once. Use the to change the image selection. Switching between Sets of Nine Images The jump bar will display if you press the zoom lever toward index playback and you can switch the display between sets of nine images.

  • Page 78: Jumping To Images

    Jumping to Images When you have many images recorded onto a memory card, it is handy to use the five search keys below to jump over images to find the object of your search. Jump 10 Images Jump 100 Images Jumps over 100 images at a time. Jump Shot Date Jump to Movie Jump to Folder...

  • Page 79: Viewing Movies

    Viewing Movies Movies cannot be played in the index playback mode. Display a movie and press Images with a movies. Select (Play) and press The movie will pause if you press the FUNC./SET button during playback. It will resume when you press the button again. When playback ends, the movie stops at the last frame displayed.

  • Page 80: Editing Movies

    Use the television’s controls to adjust the volume when playing a movie on a TV set (p. 93). The sound cannot be played in slow motion playback. Editing Movies You can delete portions of recorded movies. Movies 1 second or longer before editing can be edited, but those that are protected or less than 1 second long cannot be edited.

  • Page 81

    Select [New File] or [Overwrite] and press [New File] saves the edited movie under a new file name. The pre- edit data is left unchanged. Note, if you press the FUNC./SET button while saving the movie, saving is canceled. [Overwrite] saves the edited movie with its original name.

  • Page 82: Rotating Images In The Display

    Rotating Images in the Display Images can be rotated clockwise 90° or 270° in the display. Original (Play) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Use the rotate and press Cycle through the 90°/270°/original orientations with each press of the FUNC./SET button. This also can be set in the index playback mode.

  • Page 83: Playback With Transition Effects

    Playback with Transition Effects You can select the transition effect displayed when switching between images. Usual display The displayed image darkens and the next image gradually brightens until it is displayed. Press the button to have the previous image display from the left and the button to have the next image display from the right.

  • Page 84

    Use the attach a sound memo to and press The sound memo panel will display. Select The elapsed time and the remaining time display. Pressing the FUNC./SET button pauses the recording. Pressing it again resumes recording. Up to 60 seconds of recordings can be added to any one image.

  • Page 85: Automated Playback (slide Shows)

    Automated Playback (Slide Shows) Automated Playback of Memory Card Images. Image settings for slide shows are based on the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standard (p. 88). All Images Date Folder Movie Stills – Custom 1–3 (Play) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Select , select the image date or folder to be played back (p.

  • Page 86: Transition Effects

    Select [Start] and press The following functions are available during slide shows. - Pausing/resuming the slide show: press the FUNC./SET button - Fast forwarding/rewinding the slide show: press the button to switch between images more rapidly) - Stopping the slide show: press the MENU button. Transition Effects You can select the transition effect used when one image is replaced by another.

  • Page 87

    Selecting an Image Date or Folder for Playback ( Select Use the date or folder to be played back and press Date Selecting Images for Playback ( Select only the images that you wish to play back and save them as a slide show (Custom 1, 2 or 3). Up to 998 images can be selected.

  • Page 88: Adjusting The Play Time And Repeat Settings

    Selecting All Images 1. After selecting to select [Mark all] and press the FUNC./SET button. 2. Use the FUNC./SET button. 3. Use the FUNC./SET button. To deselect all images, select [Reset]. Adjusting the Play Time and Repeat Settings Play Time Sets the duration that each image displays.

  • Page 89: Protecting Images

    Protecting Images You can protect important images and movies from accidental erasure. (Play) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Select an image to protect and press Pressing the FUNC./SET button again cancels the setting. You can also protect images in the index playback mode.

  • Page 90: Print Settings/transfer Settings

    Print Settings/Transfer Settings Setting the DPOF Print Settings You can select images on a memory card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. This is extremely convenient for printing on a direct print compatible printer, or for sending the images to a photo developing service that supports DPOF.

  • Page 91

    Select images for printing. Selection methods differ for the Print Type settings (p. 90). (Standard)/ Select an image, press the FUNC./SET button and use the button to select the number of print copies (up to 99). (Index) Select an image and the press FUNC./SET button to select or deselect it.

  • Page 92: Setting The Print Style

    Images are printed in order according to the file number. A maximum of 998 images can be selected. When [Print Type] is set to [Both], the number of copies can be set. When it is set to [Index], the number of copies cannot be set (only one copy will be printed).

  • Page 93: Setting The Dpof Transfer Settings

    The Date and File No. settings change according to the Print Type as follows. - Index [Date] and [File No.] cannot be set to [On] at the same time. - Standard or Both [Date] and [File No.] can be set to [On] at the same time. However, the printable information may vary between printers.

  • Page 94

    Single Images Select [Order] and press Selecting [Reset] cancels all transfer order settings. Select an image to transfer and press Pressing the FUNC./SET button again deselects the setting. You can also select images in the index playback mode. All the Images on a Memory Card Select [Mark all] and press Selecting [Reset] cancels all transfer order settings.

  • Page 95: Viewing Images On A Tv Set

    Viewing Images on a TV set You can use a video-compatible television as a monitor to shoot or play back images when it is connected to the camera with the supplied AV Cable. Turn off the Camera and the TV. Connect the AV cable to the camera’s A/V OUT terminal.

  • Page 96: Customizing The Camera (my Camera Settings)

    Customizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) My Camera allows you to customize the start-up image and start- up, operation, self-timer and shutter sounds. You can change and register these settings, enabling you to customize the camera to suit your own tastes. Changing My Camera Settings (My Camera) Menu See Menus and Settings (p.

  • Page 97: Registering My Camera Settings

    Registering My Camera Settings Images recorded onto the memory card and newly recorded sounds can be added as My Camera settings to the items. You can also use the supplied software to upload your computer’s images and sounds to the camera. A computer is required to restore the My Camera settings to the defaults.

  • Page 98

    Select an image or record a sound. Start-up Image Select the image you wish to reg- ister and press the FUNC./SET button. Start-up, Operation, Self-timer and Shutter Sounds Select FUNC./SET button. After record- ing, select press the FUNC./SET button. - Recording will automatically stop when the recording time elapses.

  • Page 99: Using Wireless Connection (connecting To Printer)

    Using Wireless Connection (Connecting to Printer) When you want to save or print your images, this camera lets you transfer them to a personal computer or printer wirelessly, without the need for cables. Connecting to a Printer If you attach the supplied wireless print adapter to a Canon PictBridge compliant printer, you can print images...

  • Page 100: Connecting To A Printer

    Connecting to a Printer Attaching the wireless print adapter to a printer If you attach the supplied Wireless Print Adapter WA-1 to a Canon PictBridge compliant printer, you can print the images stored on your camera’s memory card via a wireless connection. Do not connect the wireless print adapter to a computer as doing so may cause the computer to malfunction.

  • Page 101: Power Outlet

    Attach the supplied compact power adapter to the wireless print adapter. Insert the compact power adapter cable firmly into the wireless print adapter’s DC IN ter- minal. Attach the compact power adapter CA-DC 20 if you are using a Canon PictBridge Com- pliant printer other than a CP710/CP510.

  • Page 102

    Connecting/Disconnecting Setting up a wireless connection to a printer Slide the mode switch to (Wireless) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Even if you press the without displaying the menu in playback mode, the same screen will be displayed. After confirming that [1.WA-1] is selected as the [Target Device], use the to select [Connect] and press...

  • Page 103: Ending The Wireless Connection

    Ending the wireless connection Slide the mode switch to (Wireless) Menu Use the nect], then press The wireless connection will end. displays during wireless connection, it means that the connection is very good. The fewer the antennas displayed, the worse the wireless connection is. When wireless lamp both blink, it indicates an extremely bad connection.

  • Page 104

    Changing the wireless print adapter channel If the wireless print adapter channel (useful frequency) is already in use by another device, change the channel to avoid interference from radio waves. Select the target device for which you wish to change the channel in [Target Device] and press See Menus and Settings (p.

  • Page 105

    Slide the mode switch to (Wireless) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). When the message “Press the SETUP but- ton” is displayed in LCD monitor, press the wireless print adapter’s SETUP button within 10 seconds. The message “Regis- tration completed” will appear on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 106: Deleting Target Devices

    Deleting target devices You can delete devices which you no longer use. (Wireless) Menu See Menus and Settings (p. 32). Select the target device you wish to delete. Use the [Target Device], and the button to select the target device you wish to delete.

  • Page 107: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Camera Camera will not operate. Power is not turned on. Memory card slot/battery cover is open. Insufficient battery voltage (“Change the battery pack” message displays). Poor contact between camera and battery terminals. Sounds come from the camera interior. The camera’s horizontal/ vertical orientation was changed.

  • Page 108: Lcd Monitor

    LCD monitor The display darkens. The image on the LCD monitor will darken in strong sunlight or bright light. Display flickers. Display flickers when shot under fluorescent lighting. A bar of light (red, purple) appears on the LCD monitor. Subject is too bright. appears.

  • Page 109: Shooting

    Noise displays./Subject’s movements are irregular. Camera automatically lightened the image displayed on the LCD monitor to make it easier to see when shooting in a dark area (p. 21). Shooting Camera will not record. Mode switch is set to (playback). Flash is charging.

  • Page 110: Image Is Blurred Or Out Of Focus

    Image is blurred or out of focus. AF-assist Beam is set to [Off]. The camera moves when the shutter button is pressed. Subject is out of focal range. The subject is hard to focus on. Subject in recorded image is too dark. Insufficient light for shooting.

  • Page 111

    Subject in recorded image is too bright. Subject is too close, making the flash too strong. Subject is bright in contrast to the background. Too much light is shining directly into the camera, or is being reflected off the subject. Flash is set to on.

  • Page 112

    Eyes appear red. Light reflecting back from eyes can make them appear red when the flash is used in dark areas. Continuous shooting slows down. The memory card’s performance has dropped. Recording images to memory card takes a long time. Memory card was formatted in another device.

  • Page 113: Shooting Movies

    Shooting Movies The recording time may not display properly or filming may stop unexpectedly. The following types of memory cards are used. - Slow recording cards. - Cards formatted on a different camera or a computer. - Cards which have had images recorded and erased repeatedly.

  • Page 114: Playback

    Playback Cannot play back. You attempted to play back images shot with another camera or images edited with a computer. File name was changed with a computer or file location was changed. Movies cannot be edited. Some movies shot with another camera cannot be edited. Movies do not play back correctly.

  • Page 115: Battery/battery Charger

    Reading images from memory card is slow. Memory card was formatted in another device. Battery/Battery Charger Battery consumed quickly. Battery life exceeded if battery loses its charge quickly at normal temperature (23 °C/73 °F). Battery will not charge. Battery life exceeded. TV monitor output Image not showing on TV monitor.

  • Page 116: Wireless Connection To A Printer

    Wireless connection to a printer Wireless connection to a printer is not possible. You have not attached the wireless print adapter to the printer. Your printer is not a Canon PictBridge compliant printer. You have not attached the compact power adapter to the wireless print adapter.

  • Page 117: List Of Messages

    List of Messages • During shooting, playback, or wireless connection to a printer • During wireless connection to a computer • During printing Busy... Image is being recorded to, or read from, memory card. The playback mode is starting up. No memory card You turned on the camera without a memory card installed.

  • Page 118

    Change the battery pack. Battery charge is insufficient to operate the camera. Replace it at once with a charged one or recharge the battery. No image. No images recorded on memory card. Image too large. You attempted to play back an image larger than 4992 × 3328 pixels or with a large data size.

  • Page 119

    Cannot register this image! You attempted to register an image recorded in a different camera or a movie as a start-up image. Protected! You attempted to erase or edit a protected image, movie or sound memo. Too many marks. Too many images have been marked with print settings, transfer settings or slide show settings.

  • Page 120

    Disconnected Wireless connection has disconnected. Either shorten the distance between the camera and the wireless print adapter; change the orientation of the camera or the angle of the wireless print adapter; or change the channel settings. Then establish a wireless connection again. Too many devices registered 8 target devices are already registered.

  • Page 121: Appendix

    Appendix Battery Handling Battery Charge The following icon and message will display. Battery charge is low. Recharge it as soon as possible it will be used for an extended period. Battery Handling Precautions Keep the battery terminals clean at all times. Dirty terminals may cause poor contact between the battery and camera.

  • Page 122: Charging The Battery

    You may be able to check the charge state depending upon how the terminal cover is attached (Fig. C, D). Fig. C You are recommended to use it in the camera until it is completely discharged and to store it in an indoor location with low relative humidity and between the temperatures of 0 –...

  • Page 123: Handling The Memory Card

    Handling the Memory Card Write Protect Tab Write Protect Tab Slide the switch Writing/Erasing Possible Cautions When Handling Memory cards are high-precision electronic devices. Do not bend them, apply force to them, or subject them to shocks or vibration. Do not attempt to disassemble or alter the memory card. Do not allow dirt, water or foreign objects to contact the terminals on the back of the card.

  • Page 124

    Please note that formatting (initializing) an memory card erases all data, including protected images. You are recommended to use memory cards that have been formatted in your camera. • The card supplied with the camera may be used without further formatting.

  • Page 125: Using An Ac Adapter Kit (sold Separately)

    Using an AC Adapter Kit (Sold Separately) It is best to power the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (sold separately) when you are using it for long periods of time or connecting it to a computer. Turn the camera power off before connecting or disconnecting the compact power adapter.

  • Page 126: Using An Externally Mounted Flash (sold Separately)

    Close the memory card slot/battery cover and attach the cord to the DC terminal. Using an Externally Mounted Flash High-Power Flash HF-DC1 This flash is used to supplement the camera’s built-in flash when the subject is too far away for proper illumination. Use the following procedures to affix the camera and High-Power Flash to the supporting bracket.

  • Page 127

    The flash charge time will lengthen as the battery charge gets weaker. Always set the power/mode switch to [OFF] when you finish using the flash. Be careful not to touch the flash window or sensor windows with your fingers while the flash is in use. The flash may fire if another flash is being used in close proximity.

  • Page 128: Camera Care And Maintenance

    Camera Care and Maintenance Never use thinners, benzine, synthetic cleansers or water to clean the camera. These substances may distort or damage the equipment. Camera Body Gently wipe dirt off the camera body with a soft cloth or eyeglass lens wiper. Lens First use a lens blower brush to remove dust and dirt, then remove any remaining dirt by wiping the lens lightly with a soft cloth.

  • Page 129: Specifications

    Specifications All data is based on Canon’s standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShot SD430 DIGITAL ELPH WIRELESS/DIGITAL IXUS WIRELESS Camera Effective Pixels Image Sensor Lens Digital Zoom Optical Viewfinder LCD Monitor AF System Shooting Distance (From the front of the lens) Shutter Shutter Speeds...

  • Page 130: Continuous Shooting

    Built-in Flash Flash Range Shooting Modes (Still images) (Movies) Standard, Fast Frame Rate, Compact, My Colors Continuous Shooting Self-timer PC-controlled Shooting Available (Wireless connection only. Exclusive Recording Media File Format Data Type (Still images) (Movies) Compression Number of Recording Pixels (Still Images) (Movies) Standard, My Colors: Auto, auto with red-eye reduction, flash on with...

  • Page 131

    Number of Fast Frame Rate: (can record for 1 min.) Recording Pixels (Movies) Compact: (can record for 3 min.) * Using super high-speed memory cards (SDC- Playback Modes Single (histogram displayable), Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnified (approx. 10x (max.) on the LCD monitor, advance or reverse through magnified images possible), Jump (jumps to every tenth or hundredth image, to the first image of those...

  • Page 132

    Operating Humidity 10 – 90% Dimensions Weight *1 This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called “Exif Print”). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera’s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints.

  • Page 133

    Memory Cards and Estimated Capacities Recording Pixels Compression SDC-16M (Large) 2592 × 1944 pixels (Middle 1) 2048 × 1536 pixels (Middle 2) 1600 × 1200 pixels (Small) 640 × 480 pixels (PostCard Date Imprint Mode) 1600 × 1200 pixels • Capable of smooth continuous shooting (p.

  • Page 134

    Image Data Sizes (Estimated) Recording Pixels (2592 × 1944 pixels) (2048 × 1536 pixels) (1600 × 1200 pixels) (640 × 480 pixels) (1600 × 1200 pixels) Movie Standard My Colors Fast Frame Rate Compact Compression 2503 KB 1395 KB 1602 KB 893 KB 1002 KB 558 KB...

  • Page 135

    Wireless Print Adapter WA-1 Supported Camera Supported Printer Wireless Standard Wireless Mode Security Transmission range Approx. 30 m (However, make sure that there Interface Display Power Source Dimensions Weight Compact Power Adapter CA-DC20/CA-DC20E Rated Input Rated Output Operating Temperatures Dimensions Weight PowerShot SD430 DIGITAL ELPH WIRELESS/ DIGITAL IXUS WIRELESS...

  • Page 136: Sd Memory Card

    SD Memory Card Interface Dimensions Weight Battery Pack NB-4L Type Nominal Voltage Typical Capacity Operating Temperatures Dimensions Weight Battery Charger CB-2LV/CB-2LVE Rated Input Rated Output Charging Time Operating Temperatures Dimensions Weight Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (Included with the separately sold AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10) Rated Input Rated Output Operating...

  • Page 137: Index

    INDEX AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 ...123 AE Lock ...53 AF Frame ...51, 52 AF Lock ...52 AF-assist Beam ...33 AiAF ...33 Auto Play (Slide Shows) ...83 Auto Rotate Function ...70 AV cable ...93 Battery Battery Capacity ...130 Charging .. 119, Basic Guide 1 Handling ...119 Installing ...

  • Page 138

    Memory Cards Estimated Capacities ... 131 Formatting ... 28 Menu FUNC. Menu ... 31, 33 Menu List ... 33 Menus and Settings ... 31 My Camera Menu ... 36 Play Menu ... 34 Rec. Menu ... 33 Set up Menu ... 34 Wireless Menu ...

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  • Page 144: Trademark Acknowledgments

    Disclaimer • While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is accurate and complete, no liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions. • Canon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described herein at anytime without prior notice.

  • Page 145: Fcc Notice

    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The cable with the ferrite core provided with the digital camera must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules.

  • Page 146: Functions Available In Each Shooting Mode

    Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode The chart below is a reference for the settings available for various shooting conditions. The settings selected in each shooting mode are saved after you finish shooting. Function Large Medium 1 Medium 2 Recording Pixels Small Postcard...

  • Page 147

    Function Digital Zoom Evaluative Metering Center-Weighted Average Method Spot Exposure Compensation Exposure Shift Long Shutter White Balance Photo Effect ISO Speed Auto Rotate Grid Lines *Default setting Setting available (Shaded Area): Setting is retained even when the camera power is shut off. With the exception of the [Time Zone], [Date/Time], [Language] and [Video System] settings, all the other menu settings and changes made with the camera buttons can be reset to the default values in a single operation (p.

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