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Canon PSC 60 User Manual

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© 2006 CANON INC.
Camera User Guide
Please Read This First
This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
Menus and Settings
Downloading Images
to a Computer


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    CDI-E217-010 XX06XXX © 2006 CANON INC. ENGLISH Basic Camera User Guide Please Read This First This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features. PRINTED IN JAPAN Preparations Shooting Playback/Erasing Menus and Settings Printing Downloading Images...

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    Guide (This Guide) • Read this first. Advanced Camera User Guide Direct Print User Guide Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) Software Starter Guide ZoomBrowser EX/ ImageBrowser Software User Guide • PDF manuals available on the Canon website. Imaging/information- e.html...

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    Charging the Battery. Charge the battery before use under the following circumstances. • When using the battery for the first time. • When the "Change the battery pack" message displays. 1. Insert the battery into the battery charger. 2. Plug the battery charger (CB-2LV) into a power outlet, or attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB-2LVE) and plug it into a power outlet.

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    Installing the Battery. 1. Slide the memory card slot/battery cover and open it ( 2. Push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow ( insert the battery until it locks. To remove the battery, push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow ( Inserting the Memory Card.

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    To Remove the Memory Card Push the memory card with your finger or the toggle on the wrist strap until the memory card clicks and then release it. You can use SD* memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. *SD stands for Secure Digital, a copyright protection system.

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    First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time 1. Press the power button ( 2. Use the button to change its value ( To set the daylight saving option, use the display 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button ( The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p.

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    Press the power button. The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in the LCD monitor. • Pressing the power button again turns the power off. • To switch to the setting that mutes all sounds (except for the warning sound), press and hold the DISP.

  • Page 8: Reviewing An Image Right After Shooting

    2. Press the shutter button fully to shoot. The shutter sound will play and the image will record. The indicator will blink green while the image is recorded to the memory card. Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds.

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    Shooting Modes Still Images Auto The camera automatically selects settings. Manual Allows you to select settings yourself, such as the exposure compensation, white balance or photo effect. Stitch Assist Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer.

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    Beach Shoots without making people appear dark near water or sand where reflected sunlight is strong. Underwater Appropriate for shooting images with Waterproof Case WP-DC4 (sold separately). This mode uses an optimal white balance setting to reduce bluish tones and record images with a natural hue.

  • Page 11: Using The Flash

    Using the Zoom Press the zoom lever toward The zoom can be adjusted from 35 – 105 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms. Using the Flash Press the button to cycle through flash settings. Auto Auto Red-eye Reduction Red-eye Reduction Slow synchro You are recommended to shoot with the camera attached...

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    Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots Press the To cancel the macro/infinity mode: press the remove Macro Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Shooting Distance from End of Lens to Subject • Maximum wide angle setting: 37 × 27 mm (1.5 × 1.1 in.) Minimum shooting distance: 3 cm (1.2 in.) •...

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    Slide the mode switch to The last recorded image will appear in the LCD monitor. Use the image you wish to view ( Use the button to move to the previous image and the button to move the next image. Holding the button down advances the images more rapidly, but shows them less clearly.

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    Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings as the print settings, date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC. menu or the Rec., Play, Print, Set up or My Camera menu. FUNC. Menu This menu sets many of the common shooting functions. Slide the mode switch to Press the FUNC./SET button.

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

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    Camera *1 Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-brand printers. *2 You can also use card photo printers such as the CP-10/CP-100/CP-200/CP-300. Printing Interface Cable button on the camera.

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    Set the camera to the playback mode, turn on the power and confirm that upper left of the LCD monitor ( • The button will light blue. • The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model. Use the button to select an image to print ( press the button (...

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    Downloading Images to a Computer The following methods can be used to download images recorded by the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 17) in advance. Camera to Computer Connection Supplied Software Downloading Method...

  • Page 19: System Requirements

    Interface Free Hard Disk • Canon Utilities - ZoomBrowser EX Space - PhotoStitch • Canon Camera TWAIN Driver • Canon Camera WIA Driver • ArcSoft PhotoStudio Display 1,024 x 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better Macintosh Mac OS X (v10.2–v10.4)

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    Items to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera • Interface cable supplied with the camera Install the software. 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive.

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    Connecting the camera to a computer. 1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer's USB port and to the camera's DIGITAL terminal. 1. Use the toggle on the wrist strap to open the terminal cover. 2. With the facing in the direction shown, insert the interface cable all the way.

  • Page 22: Downloading Images To A Computer

    Downloading Images to a Computer A window allowing you to set the preferences will appear when a connection is established between the camera and computer. Select [Canon CameraWindow] and click [OK] (first time only). If the window to the right does...

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    Downloading Images to a Computer The following window will appear when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the [Canon CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at the bottom of the desktop).

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    Downloading Images Using the Camera (Direct Transfer) Use this method to download images using camera operations. Install the supplied software and adjust the computer settings before using this method for the first time (p. 18). All Images New Images DPOF Trans. Images Select &...

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    Select & Transfer/Wallpaper Select FUNC./SET button). Select images to download and press the (or the FUNC./SET button). • The images will download. The button will blink blue while downloading is in progress. • Images can also be selected during index playback (Advanced Guide p.70). •...

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  • Page 27: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Be sure to read, understand and follow the safety precautions below when using the camera, in order to prevent injury, burns or electrical shock to yourself and others. Be sure to also read the safety precautions listed in the Advanced Camera User Guide.

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