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Canon PowerShot A310 Quick Start Manual

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CDI-E122-010
The following manuals are supplied with your
camera. Please refer to them as need be.
Contents of
Reference Guides
This Guide
Included accessories and
separately sold
equipment information.
System Map
1.
Install the
This Guide
batteries and the
CF card.
Quick Start Guide
2.
Shoot images
with the camera.
3.
Play back the
Camera User Guide
images.
4.
Erase any
unwanted
images.
Direct Print
User Guide
Learn the names
of camera
Supplied with a
components.
printer
5.
Print the images.
Printer User Guide
6.
Install the
software.
• Camera User
Connect the
Guide
camera to a
• Software
computer.
Starter Guide
• ZoomBrowser
7.
Download the
EX Software
images to a
User Guide
computer.
• ImageBrowser
Software User
Guide
These PDF format
manuals are
available on the
What you can do
Canon website.
with the software
Please download
them from the
The various ways
following URL:
of using the
http://web.canon.jp/
Imaging/
software
information-e.html
Quick Reference
Camera User Guide
Digital Zoom
Wide Angle:
Zoom out from the subject.
Telephoto:
Zoom in on the subject.
* With the digital zoom, images can be magnified up to 5.1x.
Switching between Still Images/Movies
Still Images:
Slide the mode switch to
.
: Shoot still images.
: Shoot movies.
Changing the Displayed Information
Press the
button to switch the displayed information as follows.
Shooting Mode:
Playback Mode:
LCD Monitor - On
(No Information)
LCD Monitor - On
(Information View)
LCD Monitor - Off
5

Printing with a Direct Print Compatible Printer

A.
Connect the camera to the printer and turn on the
printer's power.
Camera
Interface Cable
© 2004 CANON INC.
1

Preparing the Camera

A.
Open the CF card slot/battery cover.
B.
Press the battery cover lock in the direction of
the arrow and open the battery cover.
Battery Cover Lock
Battery Cover
C.
Insert the batteries as shown and close the
battery cover.
Positive (+) end
Negative (-) end
D.
Insert the CF card as shown.
E.
Close the CF card slot/battery cover.
Movie:
Slide the mode switch to
.
Macro/Infinity Mode
Press the
Standard Information View
Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small objects.
in Display
Detailed Information View
Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small objects.
* Recordable Area at Minimum Shooting Range <Shooting Distance>
No Information
Approx. 56 x 42 mm (2.2 x 1.7 in.) <From the front of lens: 5 cm (2.0 in.)>
in Display
Use this mode to shoot scenery or distant subjects.
B.
,
or
appears* in the upper left corner of the
camera's LCD monitor, indicating that the printer is
ready to print.
* The displayed icon may vary depending on the printer model.
Printers
2
Shooting
A.
Select the Shooting mode.
Set the mode switch to
PRINTED IN CHINA
C.
Set the date and time (first time the camera is
powered on).
Camera User Guide
Use the
to set, and the
Check that the date and time shown are correct,
then press the
D.
Aim the camera at the subject and adjust the zoom (digital zoom) to achieve the desired
composition (see "Digital Zoom" in the "Quick Reference" section).
E.
Focus and shoot.
Press the shutter button
halfway to focus.
• The camera focuses and two
beeps sound.
3
Playback
A.
Press the
4

Erasing an Image

A.
Use the
or
image you wish to erase (
press the
/
button to display the
/
on the LCD monitor.
Direct Print User Guide
Camera User Guide
B.
Turn the camera on.
(Stills).
Open the lens cover.
If you slide it further towards
"open", the camera will power
up. The indicator next to the
viewfinder starts blinking green.
or
button to select the items you wish
or
button to change the value.
button.
Press the shutter button
all the way to shoot.
Camera User Guide
B.
ON button.
Play back the images.
Use the
Camera User Guide
B.
button to select the
When the confirmation screen appears, check
) and
that [Erase] is selected and press the
button (
).
Select [Cancel] using the
erasing.
Switching between Shooting/Playback
Shooting:
Open the lens cover.
Flash
Press the
button to switch between flash modes.
(Some settings are not available with certain shooting modes.)
Auto
Auto with red-eye reduction
Flash on
Flash off
Slow Synchro
Recordable area: 20 cm - 2.0 m (7.9 in - 6.7 ft.)
* Red-eye reduction: This feature reduces the effect of light reflecting back from
the eyes and making them appear red.
* Slow Synchro: The flash timing is adjusted to a slow shutter speed, allowing
you to shoot night sceneries.
In addition, there are functions that can be set in each shooting mode.
For details, see "Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode" at the end of
the Camera User Guide.
C.
Choose the image you wish to
print and press the
button.
Select print settings as required.
Print Setting Screen
The screen may vary depending on the
printer model.
or
button to display the image you wish to see.
button.
or
button to cancel without
Playback:
Press the
ON button.
D.
Use the , ,
or
button to select
[Print] and press the
button.
Printing of the image will start.
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  Summary of Contents for Canon PowerShot A310

  • Page 1: Preparing The Camera

    CDI-E122-010 © 2004 CANON INC. The following manuals are supplied with your Preparing the Camera camera. Please refer to them as need be. Contents of Reference Guides This Guide Open the CF card slot/battery cover. Included accessories and separately sold equipment information.
  • Page 2: Downloading Images To A Computer

    Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. • With Mac OS X, double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS X] and [Canon Digital Camera Installer] ) icons. • With Mac OS 9, double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 9] and [Canon Digital Camera Installer] ) icons.