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FujiFilm FinePix S3100 Owner's Manual

Fujifilm digital camera finepix s3100/finepix s3500 owner's manual.
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This manual will show you how to use your
FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix S3100/FinePix S3500 correctly.
Please follow the instructions carefully.
Getting Ready
the Camera
Viewing Images
BL00404-200 ( 1 )


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  • Page 1 OWNER’S MANUAL This manual will show you how to use your FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix S3100/FinePix S3500 correctly. Please follow the instructions carefully. Getting Ready Using the Camera Advanced Features Settings Software Installation Viewing Images BL00404-200 ( 1 )
  • Page 2: Warning

    5. Limited Warranty. AGREEMENT, SHOULD YOU USE THE SOFTWARE FUJIFILM warrants to you that Media is free from any defect in material RECORDED ON THE CD-ROM. BY OPENING THE and workmanship under normal use for ninety (90) days from the date of PACKAGE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY your receipt of Media.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Warning ... 2 Camera parts and features ... 8 IMPORTANT ... 2 Example of screen text display ... 9 EC Declaration of Conformity ... 3 ■ Photography mode ... 9 Preface ... 6 ■ Playback mode ... 9 Accessories included ... 7 1 Getting Ready ATTACHING THE LENS CAP / STRAP / ADAPTER RING ...
  • Page 4 Flush your mouth thoroughly with water. Drink large quantities of water and induce vomiting. Then seek medical assistance. ■ Exif Print (Exif ver. 2.2) Exif Print Format is a newly revised digital camera file format that contains a variety of shooting information for optimal printing. camera...
  • Page 5: Camera Parts And Features

    ✽ Refer to the pages in parentheses for information on Camera parts and features 【Power switch】 【Mode dial】 Photography mode (P.20) Playback mode (P.26) Power-OFF (P.13) Shutter button Self-timer lamp (P.39) Flash (P.33) Flash control sensor Lens VIDEO OUT (Video output) socket Viewfinder (EVF) (P.20) EVF / LCD...
  • Page 6: Attaching The Lens Cap / Strap / Adapter Ring

    (0°C to +10°C/+32°F to +50°F). The use of AA-size Ni-MH batteries is better for this reason. h Use Fujifilm Battery charger (sold separately) to charge AA-size Ni-MH batteries. h See P.85, 86 for other notes on using batteries.
  • Page 7 DATE/TIME DATE/TIME YYYY.MM.DD YYY DD 2004 2004   1    1     .   .  1  1  12 : 00  AM 12 : 00  AM SET SET CANCEL CANCEL...
  • Page 8: Correcting The Date And Time / Changing The Date Order

    CORRECTING THE DATE AND TIME / CHANGING THE DATE ORDER OPTION OPTION SET−UP SET−UP EVF/LCD EVF/LCD 1 Press “d” or “c” to move to option 2 and then SET−UP SET−UP press “a” or “b” to select “DATE/TIME”. 1 3 2 Press “c”. DATE/TIME...
  • Page 9 * No icon Lit red Blinking red...
  • Page 10: Trimming

    BASIC OPERATION GUIDE Changing between the viewfinder (EVF) and the monitor (LCD) Pressing the “EVF/LCD” button toggles between the viewfinder and the LCD monitor. Use whichever mode is best suited to your shot. ● DISP/BACK button DISP: Press this button to select the screen ●...
  • Page 11 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Set the Mode dial to “ h Focal range Approx. 80 cm (2.6 ft.) to infinity ● Use Macro mode for subjects closer than 80 cm (2.6 ft.) (➡P.32). ● When “ or “...
  • Page 12: Photography Mode

    ◆ ◆ Subjects not suitable for autofocus The FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 uses a high-precision autofocusing mechanism. However, it may have difficulty focusing on the following: walls or subjects dressed in the same color as h Very shiny subjects such as a mirror or car...
  • Page 13: Using Af/ae Lock

    USING AF/AE LOCK In this shot, the subjects (two people in this case) N        16 16 are not in the AF frame. Taking the picture at this point will result in the subjects being out of focus. Move the camera slightly so that one of the N...
  • Page 14: Playback Zoom

    Single-frame playback 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press “c” to scan forward through the images. Press “d” to scan backwards. ● Set the Power switch to “ ● When the lens is extended during playback, the lens retracts as a protective measure if the camera is not used for 6 seconds.
  • Page 15 ERASE ERASE ALL ALL FRAMES FRAMES FRAME FRAME BACK BACK 100−0001 100−0001 FRAME FRAME ERASE ERASE OK?  OK? YES YES CANCEL CANCEL Consider the scene you are photographing and the sort of image you want to achieve when you specify the camera settings. A general guide is given below. Select the Photography mode (➡P.30, 31).
  • Page 17 d FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS Choose from 6 flash modes according to the type of shot. Set the Power switch to “ Set the Mode dial to “ ”. ”, “ ” or “ ” mode.
  • Page 18: X Auto Flash

    d FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS x Auto flash Use this mode for ordinary photography. The flash fires as required by the shooting conditions. ● If pressing the shutter button while the flash is charging, the picture will be taken without the flash. b Red-eye reduction Use this mode to make sure that the subject’s eyes appear normal when taking pictures of people in low-light...
  • Page 20: Photography Menu

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU PHOTOGRAPHY MENU y QUALITY SETTINGS IN PHOTOGRAPHY MODE Choose from 5 settings. Using the table below as a guide, select the setting that best suits the aims. QUALITY QUALITY F  10  10 N  20  20 FRAME FRAME   25   25...
  • Page 22: Aperture-priority

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU PHOTOGRAPHY MENU A WHITE BALANCE ( SELECTING THE LIGHT SOURCE ) Select white balance in the “ Change the white balance setting to take a picture WB WB with the white balance fixed for the surroundings and lighting. In AUTO mode, the correct white balance may not AUTO...
  • Page 24 DPOF DPOF RESET RESET ALL ALL WITHOUT DATE WITHOUT DATE WITH DATE WITH DATE 1 Press “d” or “c” to display the frame (file) for which you want to specify DPOF settings. 2 Press “a” or “b” to set a value up to 99 as the number of copies of the frame (file) to be printed.
  • Page 25: Dpof Set Frame

    u DPOF SET FRAME ( RESET ALL ) PLAYBACK MENU 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen. Press “d” or “c” to select “ DPOF DPOF RESET ALL RESET ALL...
  • Page 26 FRAME RESET 1 Press “d” or “c” to select the protected frame (file). 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to unprotect the displayed frame (file). SET ALL Press the “MENU/OK” button to protect all the frames (files). RESET ALL RESET ALL RESET ALL Press the “MENU/OK”...
  • Page 27 Y TRIMMING PLAYBACK MENU 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press “d” or “c” to select the frame (file) for which you want to trim. 1 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen. 2 Press “d” or “c” to select “ 3 Press the “MENU/OK”...
  • Page 28: R Recording Movies

    r RECORDING MOVIES MOVIE MODE Movies up to 60 seconds long (at the “ ” setting) or 240 seconds long (at the “ be recorded. ● h Specifications See P.56 for information on changing the quality setting. ● The available recording time for a movie may decrease Motion JPEG without sound depending on the amount of free space on the xD- h Quality selection method...
  • Page 30: Set-up

    fi ADJUSTING EVF / LCD ( THE MONITOR BRIGHTNESS ) Settings 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu on the screen. ● The monitor brightness specified here remains valid until the setting is changed again.
  • Page 31: Set-up Menu Options

    SET-UP ■ SET-UP menu options Settings Display Factory default Specifies whether the preview images (the photographed IMAGE DISP. ON/OFF images) are displayed after taking a picture. The image appears for a few moments and is then recorded. Reduces the camera’s power consumption and POWER SAVE 2 MIN/5 MIN 2 MIN...
  • Page 32: World Time (time Difference)

    SET-UP WORLD TIME ( TIME DIFFERENCE ) This function sets a time difference relative to the date and time currently set. When this setting is enabled, the specified time difference is applied when pictures are taken. Use this function when traveling to destinations in different time zones. Press “d”...
  • Page 33: Installation On A Windows Pc

    Software 5.1 INSTALLATION ON A Windows PC Installation Pre-installation checklist To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. ✽1 Operating System Windows 98 (including the Second Edition) Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me) Windows 2000 Professional Windows XP Home Edition...
  • Page 34: Installation On A Mac Os 9.2

    5.2 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS 9.2 Pre-installation checklist To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. ✽1 Compatible Mac Power Macintosh G3 , PowerBook G3 Power Macintosh G4, iMac, iBook, Power Macintosh G4 Cube or PowerBook G4 ✽2 Operating System...
  • Page 35: Installation On A Mac Os X

    5.2 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS 9.2 After restarting the Macintosh, the “FinePixViewer installation completed” message appears. Click “Using FinePixViewer” to view the basic FinePixViewer functions. To install Acrobat Reader, click “Install Acrobat Reader”. ● Install Adobe Systems’ Acrobat Reader software to read the FinePixViewer User’s Guide (PDF). If the latest version already has been installed, this step is not required.
  • Page 36 5.3 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS X Turn your Macintosh on and start up Mac OS X. Do not launch any other applications. When the bundled CD-ROM is loaded into the CD- ROM drive, the “FinePix” icon appears. Double-click the “FinePix” icon to open the “FinePix” volume window.
  • Page 37: Connecting The Camera Directly To The Printer - Pictbridge Function

    ● To use DPOF printing, the DPOF settings must be specified on FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 beforehand (➡P.46). ● Even when “WITH DATE” is specified in the DPOF settings, the date is not inserted from printers that do not support date printing.
  • Page 38 6.2 CONNECTING THE CAMERA DIRECTLY TO THE PRINTER — PictBridge FUNCTION Press the “MENU/OK” button to download the data to the printer and print the frames specified in the DPOF settings. PRINTING PRINTING 1/   1SHEETS 1/   1SHEETS CANCEL CANCEL ● Press the “DISP/BACK” button to cancel the printing. Depending on the printer, the printing may not be canceled immediately.
  • Page 39: Connecting To A Pc

    6.3 CONNECTING TO A PC The “Connecting to a PC” section explains how to connect the camera to your PC using the USB cable (included) and describes the functions you can use once the camera and PC are connected. If the power cuts out during data transmission, the data will not be transmitted correctly. Always use the AC power adapter when connecting the camera to a PC.
  • Page 40: Connecting To A Pc

    6.3 CONNECTING TO A PC Set a PC Windows 98 / 98 SE / Me / 2000 Professional / Macintosh ● The Windows CD-ROM may also be required during installation. In this event, change CD-ROMs as directed by the on-screen instructions. h FinePixViewer automatically starts up and the Save Image Wizard window (Save Image dialog box) appears.
  • Page 41: Mastering Finepixviewer

    6.4 USING FinePixViewer 6.4.1 Mastering FinePixViewer For all information on FinePixViewer functions, refer to “How to Use FinePixViewer” in the Help menu for details. ◆ ◆ Macintosh h To read “How to Use FinePixViewer”... You must install Adobe Systems’ Acrobat Reader. See P.68 for information on installing Acrobat Reader.
  • Page 42: System Expansion Options

    System Expansion Options Accessories Guide eThe accessories (sold separately) can make taking pictures with the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 even easier. For information on how to attach and use the accessories, refer to the instructions provided with the accessory used.
  • Page 43: Conversion Lens Guide (sold Separately)

    WL-FX9B: Black ● The adapter ring enclosed with the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 (AR-FX3) should be used with this conversion lens. The adapter rings provided with these conversion lenses (AR-FX9 for FinePix 4900 zoom/6900 zoom/S602 zoom/ S7000/S20Pro) cannot be used with the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500.
  • Page 44: Using The Aa-size Ni-mh Batteries Correctly

    FUJIFILM Digital camera. h Ni-MH batteries left unused in storage for long h Turn off the FUJIFILM Digital camera before periods can become “deactivated”. Also, repeatedly disconnecting the cord from the FUJIFILM Digital charging Ni-MH batteries that are only partially camera’s DC input terminal.
  • Page 45 Picture Card formatting) as this could be damaged to the xD-Picture Card. h The use of xD-Picture Cards is recommended with the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500. The recording quality cannot be guaranteed when xD-Picture Cards other than those manufactured by FUJIFILM are used.
  • Page 46 An attempt was made to trim a 0.3M image. i An attempt was made to trim an image shot using a camera other than FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500. i The image is damaged. Prints were specified for 1000 or more frames in the DPOF frame settings.
  • Page 47 Macintosh. Video output socket DC Input System Digital camera FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 4.0 million pixels 1/2.7 inch square pixel CCD Number of total pixels: 4.23 million pixels Still image: 2272 × 1704 pixels/1600 × 1200 pixels/1280 × 960 pixels/ 640 ×...
  • Page 48: Explanation Of Terms

    AF/AE Lock On the FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500, pressing the shutter button down half way locks the focus and exposure settings (AF and AE lock). If you want to focus on a subject that is not centered in the frame or change the picture composition after the exposure is set, you can obtain good results by changing the composition after the AF and AE settings are locked.
  • Page 49 Safety Notes h Make sure that you use your FinePix S3100 / FinePix S3500 camera correctly, read these Safety Notes and your Owner’s Manual carefully beforehand. If a problem arises, turn the camera h After reading these Safety Notes, store them in a off, remove the batteries, disconnect safe place.
  • Page 50 Memo Memo...
  • Page 51 26 - 30, Nishiazabu 2 - chome, Minato - ku, Tokyo 106 - 8620, Japan FGS - 406106 - Ni Printed in China...

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  • Kate Rogalle Jun 10, 2015 05:10:
    How do you upload a picture to Facebook? I found the thing on the camera but the photo does not go to FB. What else do I need to do?