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User's Manual
Thank you for buying a Samsung Camera.
This manual will guide you through using the camera, including capturing images,
downloading images and using the application software.
Please read this manual carefully before using your new camera.
ENGLISH

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  • Page 1

    User’s Manual Thank you for buying a Samsung Camera. This manual will guide you through using the camera, including capturing images, downloading images and using the application software. Please read this manual carefully before using your new camera. ENGLISH...

  • Page 2: Take A Picture

    Instructions ■ Use this camera in the following order Set up the camera driver Take a picture Insert the USB cable Check the camera’s power Check [Removable Disk] ● If you use a card reader to copy the images on the memory card to your PC, the images could be damaged.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents READY ●Getting to know your camera ●Danger ●Warning ●Caution ●An FCC warning ●System chart ●Identification of features ■Front & Top ■Back & Bottom ■Bottom/ 5-function button ■Cradle ■Self-timer lamp ■Camera Status Lamp ■Mode icon ●Connecting to a Power Source ■Using the SAC-41 ■Using the battery ■Removing the battery...

  • Page 4

    Contents ■Playing back a movie clip ■How to capture the movie clip ■On camera movie trimming ■Playing back a recorded voice ●LCD monitor indicator ●Using the camera buttons to adjust the camera ■Play mode button ●Thumbnail/ Enlargement button ●Voice memo/ Up button ●Play &...

  • Page 5: Getting To Know Your Camera

    ● Please check that the camera is operating properly prior to when you intend to use it (e.g. for a trip or an important event) to avoid disappointment. Samsung camera takes no responsibility for any loss or damages that may result from camera malfunction.

  • Page 6: 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. You must contact your dealer or Samsung Camera Service centre. Do not continue to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock.

  • Page 7: Caution

    ■ Increase distance between the camera and the 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 8: System Chart

    System chart Please check that you have the correct contents before using this product. The contents can vary depending on the sales region. To buy the optional equipment, contact your nearest Samsung dealer or Samsung service centre. Pouch SD memory card/MMC DPOF compatible printer (see p.85)

  • Page 9

    System chart PictBridge compatible Computer printer(see p.89) USB cable AV cable External monitor Yellow colour - Video White colour - Voice (see p.101) System Requirements For Windows •PC with processor better than MMX Pentium 233MHz (XP : Pentium II 300MHz) •Windows 98/98SE/2000/ME/XP •Minimum 32MB RAM (XP : 128MB) •140MB of available hard-disk space...

  • Page 10: Identification Of Features

    Identification of features Front & Top Shutter button Power button Flash Self-timer lamp/ Auto Focus lamp ※ Take care not to press the lens, lens cover and camera by force. This may cause the camera malfunction. Back & Bottom M(Mode/Album) button Camera status lamp LCD monitor...

  • Page 11: Bottom/ 5-function Button

    Identification of features Bottom / 5-function button Memory card slot Battery chamber Battery holder Battery chamber cover Cradle ■ You can recharge your rechargeable battery, transfer a captured image to print, and download images with the cradle. (Refer to page 14, 89 and 127) ●...

  • Page 12: Self-timer Lamp

    Identification of features ■ Self-timer lamp Icon Status Blinking For the 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly at 0.25-second intervals. For the first 8 seconds, the lamp blinks at 1 second intervals. Blinking For the final 2 seconds, the lamp blinks quickly at 0.25-second intervals.

  • Page 13: Connecting To A Power Source

    Wide and the Tele conditions ends every 1 shot. Using the flash every two times. ※ These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and Shooting conditions and may vary depending on the way of user’s usage. INFORMATION Important information about battery usage ●...

  • Page 14: Using The Sac-41

    Connecting to a Power Source Using the SAC-41 If you have access to a mains supply, using an SAC-41 allows the camera to be used for long periods of time. Plug the SAC-41 into the DC connection terminal on the camera or cradle. Before turning on the camera power with an SAC-41, insert the rechargeable battery that was charged for over 10 minutes with turning off the camera.

  • Page 15

    Connecting to a Power Source ■ How to charge the rechargeable battery (SLB-0737) with the SAC-41. ● Charging with the camera 1. Insert the rechargeable battery into the battery chamber. 2. Put the SAC-41 into your power socket and DC connection terminal of the camera. ■...

  • Page 16

    Connecting to a Power Source ■ Charging LED of the SAC-41 Status Being Charged Charging is complete Charging error ● If there is a charging error, please check all the power connections are in place. ● A USB cable for transmitting data can’t be used for charging the rechargeable battery. ■...

  • Page 17

    - The terminals of battery are dirty or damaged If the battery is inserted properly and the charge indicator continues to blink, contact the nearest Samsung Camera Service Center. ● Refer to the user manual for more information about using the SBC-L5.

  • Page 18: Using The Battery

    Connecting to a Power Source : If the camera does not turn on after you have inserted battery, please Using the battery check whether the battery are inserted with the correct polarity(+/-). 1. Open the battery chamber cover by pushing in the direction of the arrow.

  • Page 19: Instructions On How To Use The Memory Card

    ● Repeated use of the memory card will eventually reduce the memory card’s performance. 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.

  • Page 20

    Instructions on how to use the memory card INFORMATION ● Don't remove the memory card when the camera status lamp is blinking as this may cause damage to data in the memory card. ■ The camera can use SD Memory Cards and MMC (Multi Media Cards). Please consult the enclosed manual for using the MMC Cards.

  • Page 21: Inserting The Memory Card

    Inserting the memory card 1. Turn off the camera’s power and pull the battery chamber cover in the direction of the arrow to open. 2. Have the front of the memory card facing toward the front of the camera (lens) and the card pins toward the back of the camera (LCD monitor), and then push the memory card into the card slot until you hear a click.

  • Page 22: When Using The Camera For The First Time

    When Using the Camera for the First Time ■ Charge the rechargeable battery fully before using the camera for the first time. ■ When the camera is turned on for the first time, a menu will be displayed to set date, time and language in the LCD monitor.

  • Page 23: Lcd Monitor Indicator

    LCD monitor indicator ■ The LCD monitor displays information about the shooting functions and selections. ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ ⑦ ⑧ Description Recording mode Battery Continuous shot Flash Self-timer Macro Metering Card inserted indicator Auto focus frame Camera shake warning Date/ Time Exposure compensation White Balance...

  • Page 24: Changing The Recording Mode

    LCD monitor indicator Sharpness Image quality Image size Number of available shots remaining Remaining time (Movie clip/ Voice recording) Voice memo/ Mic. off Optical/ Digital Zoom bar/ Digital Zoom rate Changing the recording mode ■ You can select the desired working mode by the M (Mode) button located on the back of the camera and [Mode], [Mode set] menu.

  • Page 25

    Changing the recording mode ● Changing the recording mode : If the [Still & Movie] menu was selected Steps from 1-4 are the same as those for selecting the [Mode] menu. 5. A recording mode used just before will display. 6.

  • Page 26: How To Use The Auto Mode

    Starting the recording mode ■ How to use the Auto mode Use this for shooting basic still images. 1. Select the [Full] sub menu on the [Mode] menu (p.24). 2. Select the Auto mode by pressing the M (Mode) button (p.25).

  • Page 27: Recording The Movie Clip Without Voice

    Starting the recording mode ■ Recording the movie clip without voice You can record the movie clip without voice. Steps from 1-3 are the same as those for MOVIE CLIP mode. 4. Press the Up button and the ( the LCD monitor. 5.

  • Page 28: How To Use The Scene Modes

    Starting the recording mode ■ How to use the Scene modes Use the menu to easily configure optimal settings for a variety of shooting situations. 1. Select the [Full] sub menu on the [Mode] menu (p.24). 2. Select the Scene mode by pressing the M (Mode) button (p.25).

  • Page 29: Mode

    Starting the recording mode ■ How to use the VOICE RECORDING mode A voice recording can be recorded for as long as the available recording time of the memory capacity allows. (Max: 1 hour) 1. In any mode with the exception of the Movie clip, select the VOICE RECORDING mode by pressing the Voice recording button twice.

  • Page 30: Things To Watch Out For When Taking Pictures

    Things to Watch Out for When Taking Pictures ■ Pressing the shutter button down half way Lightly press the shutter button to confirm focus and flash battery charge. Press the shutter button all way down to take the picture. [ Lightly press the shutter button ] ■...

  • Page 31: Using The Camera Buttons To Adjust The Camera

    Using the camera buttons to adjust the camera ■ The recording mode function can be set up by using the camera buttons. POWER button ● Used for turning the camera’s power on / off. ● If there is no operation during the specified time, the camera's power will be turned off automatically to save battery life.

  • Page 32

    ZOOM W/ T button ■ This camera has a 3X optical zoom and a 5X digital zoom function. Using both will offer a total zoom ratio of 15X. ● TELE Zoom Optical zoom TELE : Pressing the ZOOM T button. This will zoom into the subject i.e. Digital zoom TELE : When the maximum (3X) optical zoom is selected, pressing the ●...

  • Page 33

    ZOOM W/ T button INFORMATION ● Images taken using the digital zoom may take a little longer for the camera to process. Allow time for this to take place. ● The digital zoom cannot be used in movie clip shots. ●...

  • Page 34

    Voice recording( ■ While the menu is showing, press the UP button to move up the submenu cursor. When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the UP button operates as the voice recording ) or voice memo ( stored still image.

  • Page 35: Macro/ Down Button

    Macro( ) / Down button ■ While the menu is showing, press the DOWN button to move from the main menu to a submenu, or to move down the submenu cursor. When the menu is not showing, you can use the MACRO/ DOWN button to take macro pictures. The distance ranges are shown below.

  • Page 36: Focus Lock

    Macro( ) / Down button (Focusing) ■ Available focusing method, by recording mode ( O: Selectable , X: Not selectable, ∞: Infinity focus range) Mode Auto macro Super macro macro Normal Mode Auto macro Super macro macro Normal Focus lock ■...

  • Page 37

    Flash ( ) / Left button ■ When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the LEFT button makes the cursor shift to the left tab. ■ When the menu is not displayed on the LCD monitor, the LEFT button operates as the FLASH ( ●...

  • Page 38

    Flash ( ) / Left button ● Flash mode indicator Menu tab Flash mode Auto flash Auto & Red eye reduction Fill in flash Slow synchro Flash off ● Available flash mode, by recording mode 《38》 Description If the subject or background is dark, the camera flash will operate automatically.

  • Page 39: Self-timer ( ) / Right Button

    Self-timer ( ■ When the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor, pressing the Right button makes the cursor shift to the right tab. The right button can also be used to move to a sub menu to select a different setting.

  • Page 40: Menu/ Ok Button

    MENU / OK button ■ MENU button - When you press the MENU button, a menu related to each camera mode will be displayed on the LCD monitor. Pressing it again will return the LCD to the initial display. - A menu option can be displayed when the following are selected : MOVIE CLIP and STILL IMAGE mode.

  • Page 41

    M (Mode) button ● How to use the mode button : In case of [Full] sub menu and Auto mode [Auto mode] Pressing the Mode button Auto Set : OK/M [Mode selection menu] Pressing the Up button Night Set : OK/M [Scene mode] ※...

  • Page 42: Sf Button

    SF button ■ Pressing the SF button selects the SF(Safety Flash) mode In poor indoor light conditions, Safety Flash will help you get a good image without the use of a flash. As children are sensitive of using flash, this is suitable function for taking children. ●...

  • Page 43: Button

    +/- button ■ You can use the +/- button to adjust the values for the RGB, ISO, white balance, exposure compensation and Long Time shutter speed. ■ When the SF is selected, ISO value is fixed as AUTO and Exposure value is fixed as 0.0EV. Main menu WHITE BALANCE Exposure compensation...

  • Page 44

    +/- button ■ ISO : You can select the ISO sensitivity when taking pictures. The speed or specific light-sensitivity of a camera is rated by ISO numbers. ● Selecting an ISO Sensitivity 1. Press the +/- button, and then use the UP and DOWN buttons to select the ISO icon( will appear as shown.

  • Page 45

    +/- button ● Using the Custom White Balance White balance settings may vary slightly depending on the shooting environment. You can select the most appropriate white balance setting for a given shooting environment by setting up the custom white balance. 1.

  • Page 46

    +/- button ■ Long Time shutter : This camera automatically adjusts the shutter speed and aperture values to the shooting environment. However, in NIGHT SCENE mode, you can set the shutter speed and aperture values to your preference. ● Adjusting the shutter speed and aperture values 1.

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

    Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera settings ■ You can use the menu on the LCD monitor to set up recording functions. In any mode with the exception of VOICE RECORDING mode, pressing the MENU button displays the menu on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 48

    Using the LCD monitor to adjust the camera settings Menu tab Main menu Frame Rate Metering Shooting Sharpness Information Effect Highlight Composite Photo Frame Stabilizer ※ Menus are subject to change without prior notice. 《48》 Sub menu 30fps 15fps Multi Spot Single Continuous...

  • Page 49: Mode

    How to use the menu 1. Turn on the camera and press the MENU button. A menu for each camera mode appears. However, there is no menu for Voice Recording mode ( 2. Use the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to navigate through the menus. Press the LEFT Mode Set or RIGHT button.

  • Page 50: Mode Set

    Mode Set ■ You can select the desired recording mode. [Auto] : For shooting basic still image [Manual] : You can still manually configure all functions except the aperture value and shutter speed. [Movie] : For taking a movie clip [Night] : Use this for shooting still images at night or in other dark conditions.

  • Page 51: Size

    Size ■ You can select the image size appropriate for your application. Mode STILL IMAGE mode Icon Size 2592X1944 2272X1704 2048X1536 1600X1200 1024X768 640X480 640X480 320X240 160X128 Size 2592 X 1944 [ STILL IMAGE mode ] INFORMATION ● The higher the resolution, the lower the number of available shots will be because high resolution images require more memory than lower resolution images.

  • Page 52: Quality / Frame Rate

    Quality / Frame rate ■ You can select the compression ratio appropriate for your application of the captured images. The higher the compression ratio, the lower the picture quality. Mode Icon Sub menu S. Fine File Format jpeg Quality [ STILL IMAGE mode ] INFORMATION ●...

  • Page 53: Metering

    Metering ■ If you cannot obtain suitable exposure conditions, you can change the metering method to take brighter pictures. [Multi] ( : Exposure will be calculated based on an average of the available light in the image area. However, the calculation will be biased towards the centre of the image area.

  • Page 54: Sharpness

    Sharpness ■ You can adjust the sharpness of the picture you want to take. You cannot check the sharpness effect on the LCD monitor before you take a picture, because this function is applied only when the captured image is stored on the memory. Sub menu Icon Soft...

  • Page 55: Effect

    Effect ■ By using the camera’s digital processor, it is possible to add special effects to your images. Effect [MANUAL mode] [Normal] : No effect is added to the image. [B & W] : Captured images will be stored in black and white. [Sepia] : Captured images will be stored in a sepia tone (a gradient of yellowish brown colours).

  • Page 56: Special Effect

    Special Effect ■ By using the camera’s digital processor, it is possible to add special effects to your images. You can select this menu only in the MANUAL mode. ■ You can select the preset focus frame, Composite shooting and Photo frame function. If a special effect is selected, the rest special functions set before are cancelled automatically.

  • Page 57

    Special Effect : Preset focus frames ● Moving and changing the focus frame You can change the focus frame after selecting a Range menu. 1. Point the camera towards the subject and compose the image by using the LCD monitor. 2.

  • Page 58: Special Effect : Composite Shooting

    Special Effect : Composite shooting ■ You can combine 2 ~ 4 different shots in a still image. 1. Select the MANUAL mode, and press the menu button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [Special Effect] menu tab. 3.

  • Page 59

    Special Effect : Composite shooting ● Changing a part of composite shot before taking the last shot Before taking the last composite shot, you can change a part of composite shot. 1. During the composite shots, press the +/- button. 2.

  • Page 60: Special Effect : Photo Frame

    Special Effect : Photo Frame ■ You can add 9 types of frame-like borders to a still image you want to capture. ■ Date & Time information will not be printed on the stored image taken with [Photo Frame] menu. 1.

  • Page 61: Movie Clip Frame Stabiliser

    Movie Clip frame stabiliser ■ This function helps stabilize images captured during movie recording. You can select this menu only in the MOVIE CLIP mode. If the memory card is not inserted, this function will not operate. ● How to use this function 1.

  • Page 62: Starting Play Mode

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

  • Page 63: Playing Back A Movie Clip

    Starting 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 ( the LCD monitor.

  • Page 64: On Camera Movie Trimming

    Starting play mode ■ On camera movie trimming : You can extract desired frames of movie clip during the movie ● If the running time is under 10 seconds, the movie clip can’t be trimmed. 1. Select a desired movie clip in the play mode. 2.

  • Page 65: Playing Back A Recorded Voice

    Starting play mode ● Playing back a recorded voice Steps from 1-2 are the same as those to play back a still image. 3. Select the recorded voice that you want to play back by using the LEFT/RIGHT button. If you select a recorded voice file, the voice indicator ( the LCD monitor.

  • Page 66: Lcd Monitor Indicator

    LCD monitor indicator ■ The LCD monitor displays shooting information about the displayed image. ① ② ③ ④ ⑤ ⑥ Description Play mode Battery File Type Voice memo Protect indicator DPOF indicator Folder name and Stored image number Size : 2592X1944 Av : F3.5 Tv : 1/60 ISO : 100...

  • Page 67: Using The Camera Buttons To Adjust The Camera

    Using the camera buttons to adjust the camera ■ In Play mode, you can use the buttons on the camera to conveniently set up the Play mode functions. Play mode button ■ If you have turned on the camera by pressing the POWER button, you can press the PLAY MODE button once to switch to Play mode and press it (Under 1 Sec.) again to switch to Recording mode.

  • Page 68: Thumbnail/ Enlargement Button

    Thumbnail( ■ You can view multiple pictures, enlarge a selected picture, and crop and save a selected area of an image. ● Thumbnail display 1. While an image is displayed full screen, press the thumbnail button. 2. The thumbnail display will highlight the image that had been showing at the time the thumbnail mode was selected.

  • Page 69: Voice Memo/ Up Button

    Thumbnail( ● The maximum enlargement rate in proportion to the image size. Image size Maximum enlargement rate ● Trimming : You can extract part of the image that you want and save it separately. 1. Select an image that you want to enlarge and press the enlargement button.

  • Page 70: Play & Pause/ Down Button

    Voice ( ) memo / Up button 3. Press the shutter button to start recording and voice will be recorded to the still image for 10 seconds. While the voice is recording, the recording status window will be displayed as shown alongside. 4.

  • Page 71: Delete Button

    Delete ( ) button ■ This deletes images stored on the memory card. ● Deleting Images in Play Mode 1. Select an image that you want to delete by pressing the LEFT / RIGHT button and press the DELETE( button. 2.

  • Page 72: Left / Right / Menu / Ok Button

    Left / Right / Menu / OK button ■ LEFT / RIGHT/ MENU/ OK buttons activate the following. - LEFT button : While the menu is showing, press the LEFT button to select the menu tab to the left of the cursor. - RIGHT button : While the menu is showing, press the RIGHT button to select the menu tab to the right of the cursor, or to move an secondary menu.

  • Page 73: Album Button

    Album button ■ You can organise the captured still images into albums by using the Album button. ■ This camera has 8 albums and each album can take up to 100 images. ■ The album menu loading time depends on the memory card type.

  • Page 74

    Album button 3. Select the still images you wish to add by pressing the Up/Down/Left/Right buttons and press the Zoom T button. marks are displayed on the selected images. ※ To cancel the selection, press the Zoom T button again. 4.

  • Page 75

    Album button ● Playing back the albums ◎ Playing back all of the albums 1. Select [All] menu and press the OK button. All of the albums will be selected. 2. Select [Slide] menu by pressing the Up/Down button and press the Right button.

  • Page 76: 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. The menus you can set up in Play mode are as follows.

  • Page 77

    Setting up the play back function using the LCD monitor Menu tab Main menu DPOF Copy to Card ■ This menu is available while the camera is connected to a PictBridge supporting printer (direct connection to the camera, sold separately) with a USB cable. Menu tab Main menu Images...

  • Page 78

    Setting up the play back function using the LCD monitor Menu tab Main menu Custom Set Print DPOF Print Reset ※ Menus are subject to change without prior notice. 《78》 Sub menu Secondary menu Auto Plain Type Photo Fastphoto Auto Draft Quality Normal...

  • Page 79: Starting The Slide Show

    Starting the 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 LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [Slide] menu tab. ●...

  • Page 80

    Starting the slide show ● Configure slide show effects: Unique screen effects can be used for the slide show. 1. Select the [Effect] sub menu by pressing the UP/ DOWN button and press the RIGHT button. 2. Use the Up/Down Button to select the type of effect. [Cancel] : Normal display.

  • Page 81: Protecting Images

    Protecting images ■ This is used to protect specific shots from being accidentally erased (Lock). It also unprotects images that have been previously protected (Unlock). ● Protecting Images 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [Protect] menu tab.

  • Page 82: Deleting Images

    Deleting images ■ Of all the files stored in the memory card, the unprotected files in the DCIM subfolder will be deleted. Remember that this will permanently delete unprotected images. Important shots should be stored on a computer before deletion takes place. The startup image is stored in the camera's internal memory (i.e., not on the memory card) and it will not be deleted even if you delete all files on the memory card.

  • Page 83: Resize

    Resize ■ Change the resolution (size) of pictures taken. Select [User image] to save an image to be the start-up image. The resized image will have a new file name. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2.

  • Page 84: Effect

    Effect ■ By using the camera’s digital processor, it is possible to add special effects to your images. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [Effect] menu tab. 3.

  • Page 85: Rotating An Image

    Rotating an image ■ You can rotate the stored images by various degrees. Once the playback of the rotated picture is finished, it will switch back to the original state. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2.

  • Page 86: Dpof : Standard

    DPOF : Standard ■ This function allows you to embed print quantity information on a stored image. 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [DPOF] menu tab. 3.

  • Page 87: Dpof : Print Size

    DPOF : Print size ■ You can specify the print size when printing images stored on the memory card. The [Size] menu is available only for DPOF 1.1 compatible printers. ● Setting the Print Size 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2.

  • Page 88: Copy To Card

    Copy To Card ■ This enables you to copy image files to the memory card. ● Copying to the Memory Card 1. Press the play mode button and press the menu button. 2. Select the [Copy to Card] menu tab by pressing the LEFT/ RIGHT button.

  • Page 89: Pictbridge

    PictBridge ■ You can use the USB cable to connect this camera to a printer that supports PictBridge (sold separately) and print the stored images directly. Movie clips and voice files cannot be printed. ● Setting up the camera for connection with the printer 1.

  • Page 90: Pictbridge : Picture Selection

    PictBridge : Picture Selection ■ Easy printing When you connect the camera to printer in the Play back mode, you can print a picture easily. - Pressing the shutter button : Currently displayed image will - Pressing the Left / Right button : Selects a previous / next ■...

  • Page 91: Pictbridge : Print Setting

    PictBridge : Print Setting ■ AUTO SET 1. Use the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to select the [Auto Set] menu tab. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons to select the desired submenu value, and then press the OK button. [No] : [Custom Set] values are kept.

  • Page 92: Pictbridge : Printing

    PictBridge : Printing ■ Printing Pictures 1. Use the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to select the [Print] menu tab. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons to select the desired submenu value, and then press the OK button. [Standard] : Print the pictures stored in the memory card in set numbers.

  • Page 93: Pictbridge : Reset

    PictBridge : RESET ■ Initialises user-changed configurations. 1. Use the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to select the [Reset] menu tab. 2. Use the UP and DOWN buttons to select the desired submenu value, and then press the OK button. If [No] is selected : Settings will not be reset. If [Yes] is selected : All print and image settings will be reset.

  • Page 94: Setup Menu

    Setup menu ■ In this mode, you can set up basic settings. You can use the setup menu in all camera modes, except Voice Recording mode. The items indicated by Menu tab Main menu File Power Save Language Format Date&Time Imprint Sound 《94》...

  • Page 95: File Name

    Setup menu Menu tab Main menu AF Lamp Video Out Quick View Reset ※ Menus are subject to change without prior notice. File name ■ This function allows the user to select the file naming format. ● Assigning File Names 1.

  • Page 96: Auto Power Off

    File name INFORMATION ● The first stored folder name is 100SSCAM, and the first file name is SSL10001. ● File names are assigned sequentially from SSL10001 → SSL10002 → ~ → SSL10099. ● The folder number is assigned sequentially from 100 to 999 as follows: 100SSCAM →...

  • Page 97: Language

    Language ■ There is a choice of languages that can be displayed on the LCD monitor. Even if the battery and AC charger are removed and inserted again, the language setting will be preserved. ● Setting Language 1. In any mode with the exception of Voice Recording mode, press the MENU button.

  • Page 98: Setting Up The Date/ Time/ Date Type

    Setting up the Date / Time / Date type ■ You can change the date and time that will be displayed on the captured images and set up the date type. ● Setting Date/Time & Selecting Date Format 1. In any mode with the exception of Voice Recording mode, press the MENU button.

  • Page 99: Sound

    Sound ■ If you set the operation sound to ON, various sounds will be activated for camera startup, when button are pressed, and if there is a card error, so that you can be aware of the camera operation status. ●...

  • Page 100: Auto Focus Lamp

    Auto Focus lamp ■ You can turn on and off the Auto Focus lamp ● How to set up the lamp 1. In any mode with the exception of Voice Recording mode, press the MENU button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [Setup] menu tab.

  • Page 101: Selecting Video Out Type

    Selecting Video out type ■ The Movie output signal from the camera can be NTSC or PAL. Your choice of output will be governed by the type of device (monitor or TV, etc.) to which the camera is connected. PAL mode can support only BDGHI. ●...

  • Page 102

    Selecting Video out type INFORMATION ● NTSC : U.S.A, Canada, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Mexico. ● PAL : Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, U.K., Holland, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, Norway. ● When using a TV as an external monitor, you will need to select the external or AV channel of the TV.

  • Page 103: Quick View

    Quick view ■ If you enable Quick View before capturing an image, you can view the image you just captured on the LCD monitor for the duration set in the [Quick View] setup. Quick view is possible only with still images. ●...

  • Page 104: Setting Up The Mycam Menu

    Setting up the Mycam menu ■ You can set up a start up image, start up sound and shutter sound. Every camera working mode (with the exception of Voice recording mode) has the MyCAM menu. The items indicated by Menu tab Main menu S.Image S.Sound...

  • Page 105: Start Up Sound

    Start up sound ■ You can select the sound that is activated whenever the camera is turned on. ● Setting the Startup Sound 1. In any mode with the exception of Voice Recording mode, press the MENU button. 2. Press the LEFT/ RIGHT button and select the [Mycam] menu tab.

  • Page 106: Important Notes

    Important notes Be sure to observe the following precautions! ■ This unit contains precision electronic components. Do not use or store this unit in the following locations. - Areas exposed to severe changes in temperature and humidity. - Areas exposed to dust and dirt. - Areas exposed to direct sunlight or the inside of a vehicle in hot weather.

  • Page 107

    In this case, disconnect and re-connect the USB cable before trying the transfer again. ■ Before an important event or going on a trip, you should check the camera condition. - Take a picture for testing the camera condition and prepare extra battery. - Samsung cannot be held responsible for camera malfunctions. 《107》...

  • Page 108: Warning Indicator

    Warning indicator ■ There are several warnings that may appear on the LCD display Card Error! ㆍMemory card error → Turn off the camera power and turn it on again → Insert the memory card again → Insert the memory card and format the memory card (p.97) Memory Error! ㆍInternal memory error →...

  • Page 109: Before Contacting A Service Centre

    Warning indicator Low Light! ㆍWhen taking pictures in dark places → Take pictures in Flash Photography mode. Out Of Number ㆍWhen selecting too many printing pages in the PictBridge menu. → Select printing page within the limitation. Before contacting a service centre ■...

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    Before contacting a service centre Camera does not take images when pressing the Shutter button ㆍThere is insufficient memory capacity → Delete unnecessary image files ㆍThe memory card has not been formatted → Format the memory card (p.97) ㆍThe memory card is exhausted →...

  • Page 111

    Before contacting a service centre The camera buttons do not operate ㆍCamera malfunction → Remove /re-insert battery and switch the camera on A card error has occurred while the memory card is in the camera. ㆍIncorrect memory card format → Re-format the memory card The images don't play back ㆍIncorrect file name (Violation of DCF format) →...

  • Page 112: Specifications

    Specifications Type Image Sensor Effective Pixel Total Pixel Focal Length F No. Lens Digital Zoom LCD Monitor Type Focusing Range Type Shutter Speed Control Compensation Exposure ISO Equivalent Modes Flash Range Recharging Time Approx. 4 sec. Sharpness Effect White Balance Voice Recording Date Imprinting Still Image...

  • Page 113: Software

    2M : Super Fine 28, Fine 52, Normal 75 1M : Super Fine 66, Fine 111, Normal 151 VGA : Super Fine 149, Fine 217, Normal 275 * These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions and camera settings.

  • Page 114: Software Notes

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

  • Page 115: About The Software

    About the software After inserting the CD-ROM provided with this camera into the CD-ROM drive, the following window should automatically run. ■ Camera driver : This enables images to transfer between the camera and PC. This camera uses the USB Storage Driver as the camera driver. You can use the camera as a USB card reader.

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    ● You should allow 5 ~ 10 seconds for running the automatic setup program according to the capability of the computer. If the frame does not show, run the [Windows Explorer] and select [Samsung.exe] in the CD-ROM Drive root directory. 《116》...

  • Page 117: Setting Up The Application Software

    INFORMATION ● Close 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.

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    Setting up the application software 4. If an error listed below takes place during the preview, click the [Install] button to install the XviD codec. - Only a voice plays back. - An error message displays and the movie clip does not play back.

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    Setting up the application software 7. The XviD information window will display. Click the [Next >] button. 8. The destination selection window will open. Click [Next >] button. To copy to the files to another folder, click [Browse...] and choose a folder you want. 9.

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    Setting up the application software 11. The XviD codec is ready to install. Click the [Install] button. 12. Installation is complete. Click the [Finish] button. 13. A window where you can choose the program you want to install will appear. Click [Install]. For information on application software, please refer to page 115, 116.

  • Page 121

    Setting up the application software INFORMATION ● If you select [Cancel] at step 14, a window for installing Digimax Reader will be displayed. 15. The Software License Agreement window will be displayed. If you agree to this, click [Yes], the window will then move to the next step.

  • Page 122

    Setting up the application software 19. A window will be displayed as shown alongside. Click the [INSTALL] button. - Check the [MANUAL] button. Instructions for using Digimax reader will be displayed. - Click the [EXIT] button and Digimax reader installation will be cancelled and a window for installing PhotoImpression will be displayed.

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    Setting up the application software 23. Digimax Reader Installation is completed. Click the [Finish] button and PhotoImpression installation will be started. The system will not reboot even if the [Yes, I want to restart the computer now] option is selected. * The frame that appears may be different to that shown according to the system requirements.

  • Page 124

    Setting up the application software 27. A destination selection window will open. Click [Next >]. To copy to the files to another folder, click [Browse...] and choose a folder you want. 28. The [Select Components] window will appear. Click [Next >] button. 29.

  • Page 125

    Setting up the application software 31. To apply changes, you must restart the computer. Select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now], and then click [Finish]. 32. After restarting the computer, connect the PC to the camera with the USB cable. 33.

  • Page 126

    2. Refer to FAQ (p.139) 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 127: Starting Pc Mode

    Starting PC mode • If you connect the USB cable to a USB port on your PC and then turn on the power, the camera will automatically switch to "computer connection mode". • In this mode, you can download stored images to your PC through the USB cable. ■...

  • Page 128

    Starting PC mode ■ Downloading stored images You can download the still images stored on the camera to your PC's hard disk and print them or use a photo editing software to edit them. 1. Connect the camera to your PC with the USB cable. 2.

  • Page 129

    Starting PC mode 6. Press the right mouse button and a pop-up menu will open. Click [Paste]. 7. An image file is transferred from the camera to your - By using [Digimax Viewer], you can see the stored images in the memory directly on the PC monitor and you can copy or move the image files.

  • Page 130: 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]. 3. The [Add/Remove Programs Properties] window will open. Click [Digimax i5] and click the [Add/Remove] button.

  • Page 131: Removable Disk

    Removable Disk ■ To use this camera as a Removable Disk, install (p.117) 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 132: Removing The Removable Disk

    Removing the removable disk ■ Windows 98SE 1. Check whether the camera and PC are transferring a file. If the camera status lamp blinks, you have to wait until the lamp 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 133: Setting Up The Usb Driver For Mac

    Removing the removable disk 6. A [Unplug or Eject Hardware] window will open. Click the [Close] button and the removable disk will be removed safely. 7. Unplug the USB cable. Setting up the USB Driver for MAC 1. A USB Driver for MAC is not included with the software CD as MAC OS supports the camera driver.

  • Page 134: Digimax Viewer 2.1

    Digimax Viewer 2.1 ■ This software is only compatible with Windows. 1. To open Digimax Viewer, click the [Start → Programs → Samsung → Digimax Viewer 2.1 → Digimax Viewer 2.1 ] and Digimax Viewer 2.1 will then open. 2. If the [Auto Launch] option is selected, this program will be executed automatically with recognizing the camera.

  • Page 135: Digimax Reader

    Digimax Reader ■ Digimax Reader is a Text recognition program. You can save an image file that is captured in the Text mode, as a text file with this program. This software is only compatible with Windows. ■ To start the program, click [Start → Programs → Digimax Reader Eng]. The following screen will appear.

  • Page 136

    Digimax Reader 4. Select the image you want to save as a text file. * Only an image that was taken with SAMSUNG camera can be opened. 5. Click the Area Analysis( image. 6. Part of the image you selected will be displayed as shown.

  • Page 137: Using Photoimpression

    Digimax Reader 9. Select a file type that you want to. Selectable file type : *.TXT, *.HWP, *.DOC, *.RTF INFORMATION ● To get an image that can be recognized as a text : - Characters have to be clear - The subject need to be centered. - Avoid the camera shake to get a good image.

  • Page 138

    Using PhotoImpression ㆍYou can use PhotoImpression to perform the following tasks. ■ Command Button Button Imports a picture from an album, a source folder, or the camera/scanner, or captures screen shots of what is being viewed on the current monitor. Selects Cut, Resize, Edit Image, Insert Text, Enhance Picture, Insert Effects, or Layer.

  • Page 139: Faq

    ■ Please check the following if the USB connection malfunctions. [Case 1] The camera power is off. → Turn the camera power on. [Case 2] USB Driver is not installed correctly. → Install the USB Driver correctly. Refer to page 117. [Case 3] The USB cable is not connected or you are using a cable with an incorrect specification.

  • Page 140

    There must be USB Host Controller and USB root hub under [Universal Serial Bus controllers]. In addition, double-click on the USB Universal Host Controller and the USB Root Hub to check if the Device Status states "This device is working properly". If the Device Status says the device is "not working properly", click the "Driver"...

  • Page 141

    ■ When the movie clip doesn’t play back on the PC ※ When the movie clip recorded by the camera doesn’t play back on the PC, the causes are mostly due to the codec installed on the PC. ● When codec for play back the movie clip isn’t installed →...

  • Page 142

    ● If a PC (Windows 98) stops responding while the camera and PC are connected repeatedly → If a PC (Windows 98) is turned on for a long time and connect the camera repeatedly, the PC may not recognise the camera. In this case, re-start the PC. ●...

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