Sanyo VPC-S670 Instruction Manual

Sanyo VPC-S670 Instruction Manual

Sanyo vpc-s670 6 mega pixels digital camera instruction manual
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  • Page 1 INSTRUCTION MANUAL INSTRUCTION MANUAL Digital Camera Digital Camera 6 Mega Pixels 6 Mega Pixels VPC-S670 VPC-S670...
  • Page 3: Copyright

    Preface About this Manual This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice. Copyright This manual contains proprietary information protected by copyright. All rights are reserved.
  • Page 4: Trademark Recognition

    ii Preface Trademark Recognition Windows 98/2000/ME/XP are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is an abbreviated term referring to the Microsoft Windows Operation System. Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Corporation. ArcSoft is the trademark of ArcSoft System, Inc. All other companies or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Warnings Read and understand all WARNING Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera. This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask the store of purchase. Do not use the camera in areas near water. This might cause fire or electric shock.
  • Page 6 iv Preface CAUTION Insert the battery paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or -) of the terminals. Inserting the battery with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking. Do not fire the flash close to anyone’s eyes.
  • Page 7 Please help up to conserve the environment we live in! Manufacturer and Address SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. 5-5, Keihan-hondori, 2-chome, Moriguchi City, Osaka, Japan Authorized Representative and Address SANYO FISHER Sales (Europe) GmbH Stahlgruberring 4, D-81829 Munich, Germany Preface v Safety Instructions...
  • Page 8: Symbols Used In This Manual

    FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE Declaration of Conformity Model number: VPC-S670 Trade Name: SANYO Responsible party: SANYO FISHER COMPANY Address: 21605 Plummer Street Chatsworth, California 91311 Telephone No.: (818) 998-7322 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 9: Trademark Information

    Trademark Information ® • Microsoft and Windows Corporation. ® • Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. ® • Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. • SD™ is a trademark. • SDHC™ is a trademark. • Other names and products may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
  • Page 10 viii Preface Safety Instructions...
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface ... i About this Manual ...i Copyright ... i Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance ... i Declaration of Conformity ... i Trademark Recognition ...ii Safety and Handling Precautions ...ii Camera Information ...ii Battery Information ...ii Introduction ... 1 System Requirements ...1 Package Contents ...1 Main Features ...1...
  • Page 12 Recording your First Video ...19 Recording Voice Memos ...19 Capture Settings ... 20 The Capture Menu ...20 Image Resolution ... 20 Image Quality ... 21 Focus Zone ... 21 EV Compensation ... 21 M-Burst Interval ... 22 White Balance ... 22 ISO Speed ...
  • Page 13 The Setup Menu ...36 File Number ... 36 Digital Zoom ... 36 Quick View ... 37 Camera Sound ... 37 Auto LCD Off ... 37 Auto Power Off ... 37 Video Out ... 38 USB Mode ... 38 Date Stamp ... 38 Date and Time ...
  • Page 15: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on the purchase of your new digital camera. This manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to use your camera, and is intended for your reference only. System Requirements In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following system requirements: •...
  • Page 16: Camera Views

    2 Introduction Camera Views Front View Wrist strap loop Back View LCD screen Top View Zoom Lens Power button Camera Views Flash Self-Mirror Self-timer LED/AF assist lamp Zoom Lens Microphone Zoom button Playback button Four-way navigation buttons OK button Scene button MENU SCENE Menu button...
  • Page 17: Bottom View

    Bottom View Tripod mount Left / Right View Wrist strap loop LED Indicators LED Status Power/Flash LED Green (steady) Green (blinking) Self-timer LED/ Red (blinking) (1Hz) Assist Lamp Red (blinking) (4Hz) Self-mirror: Useful for self portrait. Introduction 3 Battery/SD card compartment Speaker USB/AV port...
  • Page 18: Camera Buttons

    4 Introduction Camera Buttons Navigation Buttons The four-way navigation buttons and the OK button allow you to access the various options available from the On Screen Display (OSD) menu. You can configure a wide range of settings to ensure maximum results from your photos and videos. Icon Button Up/Flash/Delete...
  • Page 19 Icon Button Right/Self-timer/ Burst mode Down/Screen Function 1. Moves right in the OSD menus. 2. In Capture mode: • Press to scroll through the Self-timer/Burst/ Multi-Burst mode • Press to pan right in AF area selection 3. In Video mode: •...
  • Page 20: The Scene Button

    6 Introduction Icon Button Left/Macro The Scene Button The camera is equipped with a convenient Scene button that takes you to the Scene Menu where you can scroll between different modes and choose different scene options. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to scroll and use the OK button to select.
  • Page 21: Function Buttons

    Backlight Museum Snow Sunset Fireworks Party Beach Copy Video Function Buttons Icon Button MENU Menu Playback Zoom in Zoom out Scroll to Backlight mode. Scroll to Museum mode. Scroll to Snow mode. Scroll to Sunset mode. Scroll to Fireworks mode. Scroll to Party mode.
  • Page 22: Lcd Screen

    8 Introduction LCD screen The high resolution 2.4” TFT LCD screen shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image for your photo or video. Use the Scene button to switch between screen modes. Press the Down/Screen button to switch between a Full display (all icons are displayed), or a Simple display (only mode icon and focus area are shown while other icons are hidden).
  • Page 23 Name Scene indicator Auto P-Mode Portrait Night Portrait Landscape Sport Night Landscape Backlight Museum Snow Sunset Fireworks Party Beach Copy Video Image Resolution Introduction 9 Scene Icon LCD screen...
  • Page 24 10 Introduction Image Quality Best Better Good Flash Auto Flash Flash Off Fill Flash Anti Red-eye Self-timer/ M-Burst Burst mode Burst Mode Self Timer Macro indicator Macro Mode Image Counter Capture Mode Video Mode Memory Interface SD Card Internal Memory Date Stamp Zoom Bar Compensation...
  • Page 25 AF Frame ISO Speed Auto ISO 80 ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 ISO 800 ISO 1000 Focus Zone Multi-Zone Center Selected Area Sharpness High Normal Contrast High Normal Saturation High Normal Introduction 11 LCD screen...
  • Page 26 12 Introduction White Balance Auto Sunny Tungsten Fluorescent Cloudy Camera Steady Warning AE Metering Average Matrix Spot LCD screen...
  • Page 27: Camera Setup

    Camera Setup Attaching the Wrist Strap Follow these instructions to attach the wrist strap to your camera to facilitate easy carrying: 1. Insert the short loop of the strap in the strap eyelet. 2. String the larger loop of the strap though the short loop and pull tight to attach the strap to the camera.
  • Page 28: Inserting An Sd/Mmc Memory Card

    14 Camera Setup Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card The camera features 10.5 MB internal flash memory but you may also use an optional SD/MMC memory card for additional storage. Follow these instructions to insert the SD/MMC card. 1. Open the battery com- partment at the bottom of the camera.
  • Page 29: First Time Use

    First Time Use Press the Power button as described in “Turning On” on page 14, a welcome screen displays momentarily on the LCD screen. If the camera is turned on for the first time, the Language menu pops up automatically after pow- ering on the camera.
  • Page 30: Getting Started

    16 Getting Started Getting Started Now that you are familiar with the layout of your camera, you are ready to start taking photos and movies. Taking your First Photo Taking a photo with the camera is very simple. Turn the camera on and press the Scene button to access the 1.
  • Page 31: Using The Zoom In/Out Function

    Anti Red-eye: The flash fires twice so as to reduce the red-eye effect. Using the Zoom in/out Function The camera comes equipped with 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom that allows you to zoom in on your subject. To use the zoom: 1.
  • Page 32: Setting The Scene Mode

    18 Getting Started Setting the Scene Mode The camera supports various preset modes for shooting in different environments and conditions. Each setting is configured automatically by the camera. To select scene modes: Press the Scene button to access menu which displays the Scene menu options. 4.
  • Page 33: Face Detection Af/Ae Function

    Face Detection AF/AE Function This function is only available in Night Portrait capture modes. When the subject’s face is detected, the yellow focus frames appear on the LCD screen. Then the camera automatically adjusts the focus point and exposure to the optimized value. However, when the camera fails to detect your subject’s face, the camera will set the focus to Multi-Zone with a green or red focus frame.
  • Page 34: Capture Settings

    20 Capture Settings Capture Settings This section describes the various settings you can modify to get better results when taking photos and video clips. The Capture Menu To access the Capture menu: 1. Press the Scene button. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select Auto or P-Mode.
  • Page 35: Image Quality

    Image Quality The Image Quality setting refers to the compres- sion ratio of the JPG. The higher the image quality, the less the image compression ratio but more memory space is required. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three settings for image quality are available: •...
  • Page 36: M-Burst Interval

    22 Capture Settings M-Burst Interval The M-Burst Interval setting allows you to adjust the burst interval when the multi-burst function is enabled.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. • 1/30 Sec (default) • 1/15 Sec • 1/7.5 Sec White Balance The White Balance setting allows you to adjust the camera setting according to the ambient white...
  • Page 37: Ae Metering

    AE Metering AE Metering allows you to select the area of the subject or frame by which the camera measures light. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three AE metering settings are available: • Matrix (default): Camera metering is set for evaluating 16 zones of objects with intelligent weighting in the frame.
  • Page 38: Contrast

    24 Capture Settings Contrast The Contrast setting allows you to adjust the con- trast of your photos. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. Three contrast settings are available: • High • Normal (default) • Low Setup See “The Setup Menu”...
  • Page 39: Contrast

    Contrast See “Contrast” on page 24 for more details on the setup menu options. Setup See “The Setup Menu” on page 36 for more details on the setup menu options. Capture Settings 25 Video Capture Menu...
  • Page 40: Photo & Video Playback

    26 Photo & Video Playback Photo & Video Playback Playback Mode Display Photo Playback F2.8 F2.8 F2.8 1/60 1/60 1/60 -0.3EV -0.3EV -0.3EV Video Playback -0.3EV -0.3EV -0.3EV Playback Mode Display 2 3 4 5 6 1/140 1/140 1/140 SANY0001.JPG SANY0001.JPG SANY0001.JPG 2008/01/01...
  • Page 41 Name Playback mode Image resolution Sharpness Protect Color mode Flash mode Quantity SD card / Internal memory Histogram File Name Date and Time Next Battery status Previous Voice memo Mode icons ISO Speed Contrast White balance Photo & Video Playback 27 Icon Photo mode: Video mode:...
  • Page 42: Viewing Photos/Videos On The Lcd Screen

    28 Photo & Video Playback AE Metering Saturation EV Compensation Shutter speed Aperture value Image quality Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen To view your photos and video files on the LCD screen: 1. Press the Playback button displayed. 2. Use the Right/Left navigation buttons to scroll through photos and video clips.
  • Page 43: Viewing Photos/Videos On Your Tv

    Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV To view images stored on the camera on your TV, you must connect via the A/V port on the side of the camera. To connect your camera to a TV: 1. Turn on the camera and make sure that the camera’s video out format is set to the same as that of the TV.
  • Page 44: Zooming In During Playback

    30 Photo & Video Playback Zooming In During Playback The camera’s zoom feature can also be used during Playback. This allows you to view photos in greater detail. To zoom in on saved photos: 1. Press on the right side of the Zoom button T side of the Zoom button W 2.
  • Page 45 Use this function to tag pictures stored in your memory card with print information. You can tag all pictures to be printed or just the current picture. You can also select how many copies print and whether to include the date and time. When all images to be printed are tagged, remove the memory card and take it to a photographic shop for printing, or use it with a DPOF compatible printer.
  • Page 46: Slideshow

    32 Photo & Video Playback Slideshow The Slideshow function allows you to view all stored photos in a continuous sequence. To view a slideshow: 1. Press the MENU button to select Slideshow from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.
  • Page 47: Rotate

    Rotate The Rotate function allows you to change the orientation of a saved photo. To rotate an image: 1. Press the MENU button to select Rotate from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm. 2. Press the Left/Right navigation buttons and the OK button to rotate the select image.
  • Page 48: Red-Eye Compensation

    34 Photo & Video Playback Red-Eye Compensation The Red-Eye Compensation function allows you to perform red-eye reduction on a saved photo. To remove red-eye from a photo: 1. Press the MENU button to select Red-Eye Comp. from the menu. Press the OK button to confirm.
  • Page 49: Transferring Photos/Videos To Your Pc

    Photo & Video Playback 35 Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC To transfer photos and videos to your PC: Use the software CD to install the camera driver. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation. Connect the camera’s USB port to a free USB port on your PC using the USB cable. The camera’s internal memory and/or SD/MMC card appear as removable drives in the file manager.
  • Page 50: Camera Settings

    36 Camera Settings Camera Settings The Setup Menu The setup menu, available in capture and playback modes, allows you to configure the camera’s general settings according to your preferences. To access the setup menu: 1. Press the MENU button when in Playback or any of the capture modes.
  • Page 51: Quick View

    Quick View The Quick View setting allows you to view the photo that you have just taken. Once you have taken your photo, it displays on the LCD screen. If you are not satisfied with the result, you can press button to delete the photo immediately.
  • Page 52: Video Out

    38 Camera Settings Video Out The Video Out setting allows you to adjust the video output, depending on the type of your TV. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the menu options. Two options are available: • NTSC (default) •...
  • Page 53: Date And Time

    Date and Time The Date and Time setting allows you to set or adjust the date and time on your camera. To set or adjust the date and time: • Press the Left/Right navigation buttons to select the Year field. •...
  • Page 54: Format

    40 Camera Settings Format The Format setting allows you to erase all data in the internal memory or on the SD/MMC card. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the menu options. Three options are available: • Memory Card (default): All data on the SD/ MMC will be formatted.
  • Page 55: Pictbridge Print (Ptp)

    PictBridge Print (PTP) The PTP function allows you to print images captured by the camera directly with- out connecting the camera to a PC. If the camera is not connected to a PTP compliant printer, an error message displays on the LCD screen.To enable PTP function, see “USB Mode”...
  • Page 56: This Image

    42 Camera Settings This Image Print the selected image with the current setting. 1. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select This Image from the options and press the OK button to confirm. Use the Left/Right naviga- tion buttons to select previous/next file. 2.
  • Page 57: Index Print

    Index Print Use this function to print all images in index format. 1. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to select the Paper size. • Default Size • Letter • A4 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies. After the number of cop- ies is set, press the Up/Down navigation but- tons again to continue or cancel the action.
  • Page 58: All Images

    44 Camera Settings All Images Print all images saved in memory. 1. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select All Images from the options and press the OK button to confirm. 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies. 3.
  • Page 59: Specifications

    Specifications General Resolution / Image Type Dimensions Exterior Casing Optics Aperture Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Focal Length Focus Mode Shutter Speed Viewfinder Field of View Camera Features Auto Power Off / Time Out Yes ISO Equivalent Internal Memory Flash Modes Shooting Mode Tripod Mount Macro...
  • Page 60 46 Specifications Resolution Image File Formats Image Image Quality Mode Quality Levels Capture Features DPOF Erase Protection Exposure Compensation Sharpness Color Metering Focus Flash Range Lens Thread Anti-Shake Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Drive Mode Quick Delete Quick View Quick Review Self Timer Playback Magnify White Balance...
  • Page 61 Video Video Out Stream to SD/MMC Speaker Movie File Format Movie Length Microphone Power Battery Battery Life (Alkaline) Capability Camera Interface Host Platform Standards Operating Temperature Language Specifications 47 PAL, NTSC Yes, Mono Unlimited as long as space is available on the SD/MMC card Yes, Mono AA NiMH/Alkaline/Rechargeable batteries x 2...
  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    48 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Problem Camera does not turn on Camera turns off automatically LCD turns off automatically Empty battery icon is displayed on the LCD after which camera turns off LCD screen displays ‘Card Requires Formatting’ LCD screen displays ‘Card is Full’...
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