Beko BDK 870 User Manual

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  • Page 1 Digital Camera BDK 870 User Manual...
  • Page 2 Precautions Before using the camera, please ensure that you read and understand the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. Do not aim the camera directly into the sun or other intense light sources which could damage your eyesight.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents PRECAUTIONS SING NPACKING ARTS OF THE AMERA NSERTING THE ATTERIES ATTERY NDICATOR BOUT ATTERY NSERTING THE EMORY BOUT AMERA EMORY DCF P ROTOCOL ETTING THE ISPLAY ANGUAGE & T ETTING THE ISPLAY & T ETTING THE LCD M SING THE ONITOR MODE PLAYBACK...
  • Page 4 ELETING ILES ROTECTING A INGLE ROTECTING ILES ROTECTING ULTIPLE ILES DITING MAGES OTATING TILL MAGES HANGING THE MAGE HANGING THE MAGE WITH HOOSING THE MAGE WITH RAME OPYING THE ILES DPOF ETTING THE HOOSING A TARTUP MAGE MAKING CONNECTIONS ONNECTING THE AMERA TO A ONNECTING THE AMERA TO A...
  • Page 5: Getting Started

    Getting Started Using This Menu Getting Started This section contains information you should know before using this camera. Basic Operation This section explains all recording features of this camera. Basic Recording This section explains how to record still images, movies, and audio files. Other Recording Functions This section explains common operations about recording images.
  • Page 6 Unpacking Camera Soft Case Software Installation CD-ROM Do not swing the camera around by the strap. USB Cable Strap User Manual AV Cable 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries...
  • Page 7: Parts Of The Camera

    Parts of the Camera 1. Flash ( 2. Microphone 3. Lens 4. Self-timer Lamp 5. Zoom Button ( Thumbnail ( Playback Zoom page 37) 6. Playback Button page 13) 7. Menu Button ( 8. Operation Lamp 9. Mode Button ( 10.
  • Page 8 15. Strap Ring 16. Shutter Button page 20, 29) 17. Power Button ( 18. Speaker 19. USB/AV Terminal page 19, 49) 21. Battery Cover ( 22. Tripod Socket page 12) page 5)
  • Page 9: Inserting The Batteries

    Inserting the Batteries Open the battery cover. Slide the battery cover in the direction indicated by the arrow. Insert the batteries. Insert two AA-size batteries with the positive (+) and negative (-) poles matching the directions indicated inside the battery room. Close the battery cover.
  • Page 10: Card

    Inserting the Memory Card You can use SD Card with this digital camera. The memory card slot is located beneath the battery cover, adjacent to the battery compartment. Open the battery cover. Slide the battery cover in the direction indicated by the arrow.
  • Page 11: Language

    Setting the Display Language / Date & Time When using the camera for the first time after purchasing, be sure to choose a language and set the date & time before using the camera. Setting the Display Language Turn the power on, and set the camera to the Setup Menu ( Select [ Language].
  • Page 12 Apply the setting. After adjusting the settings, press the SET or the MENU button to apply the setting. If the batteries are removed for longer than 48 hours, the Date and Time will need to be re-set.
  • Page 13: Resolution

    Using the LCD Monitor The LCD monitor is used to compose images while recording, adjust settings and replay images. The following indicators may appear on the LCD monitor while recording or playing back images. REC mode Recording mode ( Flash ( page 24) Macro ( page 25)
  • Page 14 PLAYBACK mode Playback mode ( Protect ( page 41) Voice memo ( File number / Total Battery ( page 5) Storage media Some information may not display correctly if you display images captured by other camera model. page 13) Recording info ( Histogram Captured date &...
  • Page 15: Tatus

    Changing the LCD Status Press the SET/DISP button changes the LCD status as shown below: REC mode (A) OSD on (B) Full OSD Use the “Guide line” to compose images easily before shooting images. PLAYBACK mode (A) OSD on You cannot change the LCD status in the following situation: 。...
  • Page 16: Off

    Basic Operation Turning the Power On and Off Press the POWER button ( ) to turn on the camera in the REC mode. The power turns on, the lens extends and the LED lights in green. Press the PLAYBACK button ( ) to turn on the camera in the PLAYBACK mode.
  • Page 17: Rec Mode And

    Changing the Mode You can record images and voices in the REC mode. And using the PLAYBACK mode to replay, delete, or edit images on the LCD monitor. Switching between REC mode and PLAYBACK mode In REC mode, press the PLAYBACK button ( ) to switch to the PLAY mode.
  • Page 18: Mode

    Display Title Landscape Used for the wide scenic views. Sunset Enhance the red hue for recording sunset images. Backlight Shooting the image of backlight object by changing metering. Smile Capture the most brilliant smile of characters. Capture Kids Take a still image to capture moving kids. Night Scene Shooting the subject while keeping the background night scenery.
  • Page 19: Rec Mode

    Using the Menus When a menu is displayed, the four-way control and the SET button are used to make the desired settings. REC menu Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode page 13). Open the REC menu. Press the MENU button ( ) to display the menu.
  • Page 20: Metering

    Sharpness Effect Off / B&W / Sepia / Negative / Red / Green / Blue Date Stamp Off / Date / Date & Time Stabilizer Off / On Face Tracking Off / On Photo Frame Off / Frame 1 ~ 10 Digital Zoom Off / On REC menu list (Movie)
  • Page 21: Rec Mode

    Setup menu Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC or PLAYBACK mode ( Press the MENU button ( ) to open the REC or PLAYBACK menu. The menu displays depends on whether you are in the REC mode or the PLAY- BACK mode.
  • Page 22 Setup menu list Menu Item [Shutter]: [Start-up]: [Beep]: Sounds [Volume]: [Off]: [1 sec.]: Auto Review [3 sec.]: [5 sec.]: [1 min.] / [3 min.] / [5 min.]: For power consumption, the camera is turned off automatically for Power Save a period of time. The power save feature will not activate in some situation Date &...
  • Page 23 Menu Item [Reset]: Resetting the file number is useful for avoiding the file name duplication when images are downloaded to a computer You can review images on a television with a supplied AV cable page 48). TV Out should be set to either NTSC or PAL TV Out depending on your region.
  • Page 24: Image/

    Basic Recording Recording Still Images Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode page 13). Compose the subject on the monitor. Aim the focus area ( ) to the subject that you want to take. Half press the shutter button to focus the image. The focus area ( ) becomes green while in focus, then shutter speed ( ), aperture value ( ) and ISO value ( ) are displayed.
  • Page 25: Exposure

    Using the Q mode The Q mode provides a simplified camera interface. Larger icons and fewer controls make it easier to take pictures anytime, especially for the beginners and elder users. You can use only the basic settings in the Q mode: Flash: Auto / Red eye / Force on / Slow sync / Force off Button...
  • Page 26 Setting Image Size and Quality You can select lower image resolution and quality to decrease the image size to capture more images. Choose a suitable setting according to the desired image quality and purpose. For details, see page 15. Resolution Values Image Size 3072 x 2304 3072 x 2048...
  • Page 27: F Unction

    Using the Zoom Function Your camera has a combination of optical and digital zoom functions that allows you to zoom in on far away subjects or zoom out for a wide angle shot. The optical zoom is achieved by mechanically adjusting the lens of the camera. The digital zoom enlarges or shrinks the image using a software process.
  • Page 28 Using the Flash The flash is not only for taking pictures when there is insufficient light, but also when the subject is in shade or in backlight conditions. Press the flash button to cycle your camera through the various flash modes. The flash will not activate when continuous shooting or movie recording.
  • Page 29: Using The Macro

    Using the Macro Your camera is equipped with a macro function that allows you to focus on very close subjects. In macro mode you can focus on subjects 15 cm from the lens when in the maximum wide angle setting and 40 cm in the maximum telephoto setting. Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode ( Press the macro button ( ) enters the...
  • Page 30 Using the Self-timer & Burst Use the self-timer to set a delay from the time the shutter button is pressed to the time the image is shot. Use the burst to record continuous still images shooting. Turn the power on, and set the camera to the REC mode ( Open the REC menu ( to select [Drive mode]...
  • Page 31: U Sing The A Perture P Riority

    Using the Aperture Priority In this mode, you can set an aperture value to match the brightness. A higher aperture value brings the background out of focus. Selecting a lower aperture value allows you to soft the background. Turn the power on, and set the camera to the Aperture Priority page 14).
  • Page 32: Using The Manual Exposure

    Using the Manual Exposure You can manually set the shutter speed and aperture to achieve a particular effect. Turn the power on, and set the camera to the Manual Exposure page 14). Use the SET button to switch between aperture value and shutter speed control.
  • Page 33: Recording Movie Clips

    Recording Movie Clips Turn the power on, and set the camera to the Movie mode page 13). Compose the subject on the monitor. Aim the focus area ( ) to the subject that you want to take. The LCD monitor displays the available recording time ( ).
  • Page 34: Recording Audio Clips

    Recording Audio Clips Turn the power on, and set the camera to the Voice REC mode page 13). Press the shutter button ( ) to start recording. The voices are recorded from the microphone ( ) of the camera. Be careful to avoid touching the microphone while recording.
  • Page 35: Recording A Voice Memo

    Recording a Voice Memo You can add a voice memo to the still images after you record it. Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode ( Press to select a still image that you want to add a voice memo. If the image already has the voice memo recorded, the the LCD monitor.
  • Page 36: Other Recording Functions

    Other Recording Functions Setting the Metering There are 3 different light metering options available on your camera. Option Light is measured from the entire shooting screen, but gives more importance to the values near the center. Selects an exposure based on readings from multiple points in the subject area.
  • Page 37: Setting The Iso

    Setting the ISO With the initial settings, the ISO sensitivity is automatically set according to the brightness of the subject. Option Auto Sets the ISO sensitivity automatically. ISO 50 Sets the sensitivity to ISO 50 equivalent. ISO 100 Sets the sensitivity to ISO 100 equivalent. ISO 200 Sets the sensitivity to ISO 200 equivalent.
  • Page 38: Setting The Highlight

    Setting the Highlight Make the subject stand out from its surroundings. The subject will be in focus in three different ranges: The Photo Frame and Face Tracking cannot be used as using the Highlight. Setting the Sharpness You can select whether you want the image to have sharp or soft outlines. Option The edges of the image are emphasized.
  • Page 39: Setting Date Stamp

    Setting Date Stamp The Date Stamp function can be used to add a date to your pictures as you take them. Option Do not add the recorded date & time to printed images. Date Only add the recorded date to printed images. Date &...
  • Page 40: Playback

    Playback Playing Back Images Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode ( page 13). The latest recorded image appears on the LCD monitor. If there are no images stored, a message [No image] appears. Press the four-way control : displays the previous image.
  • Page 41 Magnifying & Trimming Still Images Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode ( page 13). Select an image. Press the image that you want to magnify or trimming. Only still images can be magnified and trimmed. Magnify the image.
  • Page 42: V Iewing In T Humbnail

    Viewing in Thumbnail Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode page 13). Press the zoom button [W], a thumbnail screen is displayed. Use the four-way control to select the desired image, and press [T] or the SET button to show the selected image in full screen.
  • Page 43: Deleting File

    Deleting Files Deleting a Single File Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode page 13). Open the menu. Press the MENU button ( ), then use the four-way control ( ) to select Delete ( SET button ( ).
  • Page 44: Deleting All Files

    Deleting Multiple Files Turn the power on, and set the camera to the thumbnail screen ( Open the menu. Press the MENU button, then Press to select to select Delete ) and press the SET button. Press to select [Select], and then press the SET button. The frame of the selected image turns green.
  • Page 45: Protecting A Single File

    Protecting a Single File Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode page 13). Open the menu. Press the MENU button, then use the four-way control to select Protect ) and press the SET button. Press to select [SINGLE], and then press the SET button.
  • Page 46: Protecting Multiple Files

    Protecting Multiple Files Turn the power on, and set the camera to the thumbnail screen page 38). Open the menu. Press the MENU button, then Press select Protect ( the SET button. Press to select [Select], and then press the SET button. The frame of the selected image turns green.
  • Page 47: Editing Images

    Editing Images Rotating Still Images Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode page 13). Press to select the image you want to rotate. Open the menu. Press the MENU button, then use the four-way control to select Rotate ( and press the SET button.
  • Page 48: Changing The Image With Effects

    Changing the Image with Effects You may use Red Eye Removal remove the red eye caused by flash from original photo. Or use color filters to save as a new image. Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode page 13).
  • Page 49: Copying The Files

    You may copy the data from the camera’s internal memory to the memory card for convenience. Be sure you have inserted a memory card into your digital camera. Set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode. page 13). Open the menu.
  • Page 50: Setting The Dpof

    Setting the DPOF The Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) setting allows you to select images on the memory card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. This is extremely convenient for sending the images to a photo developing service or for printing on a direct print function compatible printer.
  • Page 51: Choosing A Startup Image

    Choosing a Startup Image Turn the power on, and set the camera to the PLAYBACK mode page 13). Open the menu. Press the MENU button, then use the four-way control to select S.Image ) and press the SET button. Press to select the image you want, then press the SET button to apply the choice.
  • Page 52: Making Connections

    Making Connections Connecting the Camera to a TV You can display recorded images on a television with a supplied AV cable. Set the TV out to match the TV system that you are using ( Turn off the camera and the TV. Use the supplied AV cable to connect the camera to the TV set.
  • Page 53: Connecting The Camera To Apc

    Connecting the Camera to a PC There are two ways to download files from the camera’s internal memory or memory card to a computer: Inserting the memory card into a card reader Connecting the camera to a computer using the supplied USB cable Using the Card Reader Eject the memory card from the camera and insert it in a card reader that is...
  • Page 54: Appendix

    Appendix About the Folder & File Name Your digital camera automatically creates a directory of folders in the internal memory or memory card that it uses to organize still images, movie clips and other information. Folder Structure Folder name begins with a 3-digit number from 100 to 999 and followed by “DICAM”, each folder...
  • Page 55: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Power does not turn on. The camera does not take pictures. Image is not recorded when the shutter button is pressed. The flash does not fire. Image is blurry or out of focus. Image is not displayed on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 56: Specifications

    Specifications Sensor 7 Mega Pixels CCD, Size : 1/2.5 inch Lens Focal Length : f = 6.2 ( W ) ~ 18.6 ( T ) mm , 3X optical zoom, 4X digital zoom LCD monitor 2.5” LCD monitor Focus Range Normal: 80 cm ~ Infinity , Macro: (W) 15 cm ~ 1 m / (T) 40 cm~ 1 m Aperture F/ 2.8 ( W ), 5.2 ( T )
  • Page 57: Function Available List

    Focus Macro Flash Up & Down...
  • Page 58 Resolution Movie Size Quality Metering...
  • Page 59 White Balance...
  • Page 60 Exposure Drive Mode Highlight...
  • Page 61 Sharpness Effect Date Stamp Stabilizer...
  • Page 62 Face Tracking Photo Frame Digital Zoom...

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