Summary of Contents for Casio E MULTI PJ CAMERA Multifunctional Camera System
MULTI PJ CAMERA Multifunctional Camera System Camera User’s Guide Thank you for purchasing this CASIO Product. • Before trying to use this camera, be sure to carefully read “Safety Precautions” in the MULTI PJ CAMERA/Multifunctional Camera System YC-400 User’s Guide.
INTRODUCTION Contents INTRODUCTION About This Manual ... 2 Document Camera Features ... 9 Digital Camera Features ... 9 Precautions ... 12 Test for proper operation before using the camera! Data Error Precautions Operating conditions Condensation Lens Other GETTING READY About This Manual ... 15 General Guide ...
INTRODUCTION Specifying Image Size and Quality ... 53 To specify the image size To specify image quality OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Selecting the Focus Mode ... 55 Using Auto Focus Using the Macro Mode Using the Pan Focus Mode Using the Infinity Mode Using Manual Focus Using Focus Lock Exposure Compensation (EV Shift) ...
INTRODUCTION Playing a Slide Show ... 97 To specify the slideshow images To specify the slideshow time To set the slideshow interval Using the Photo Stand Feature Rotating the Display Image ... 101 Using Image Roulette ... 102 Adding Audio to a Snapshot ... 103 To re-record audio Playing Back a Voice Recording File ...
Using the Album Feature ... 150 Creating an album Selecting an Album Layout Configuring Detailed Album Settings Viewing Album Files Saving an Album Installing the Software from the CASIO CD-ROM ... 157 About the bundled CASIO CD-ROM Computer System Requirements...
INTRODUCTION Installing Software from the CASIO CD-ROM in Windows ... 158 Getting Started Selecting a Language Viewing the Contents of the “Read me” File Installing an Application Exiting the Menu Application APPENDIX Menu Reference ... 161 Indicator Lamp Reference ... 163...
• CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any damages or losses suffered by you or any third party due to the use of Photo Loader and/or Photohands.
In other modes, you can perform manual trapezoid correction. You can save the corrected image to a separate file from the original image. Digital Camera Features • 4.0 million Effective Pixels A high-resolution megapixel CCD provides 4.0 million effective pixels (4.23 million total pixels) for images that print beautifully.
INTRODUCTION • Easy Charging Just place the camera onto the USB cradle to charge its battery. • Easy Image Transfer Transfer images to a computer simply by placing the camera onto the USB cradle. • Photo Stand feature A slideshow of images in file memory can be played while the camera is on its USB cradle.
• DCF Data Storage DCF (Design rule for Camera File system) data storage protocol provides image inter-compatibility between the digital camera and printers. • Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) Images can be printed easily in the sequence you want using a DPOF compatible printer. DPOF can also be used when specifying images and quantities for printing by professional print services.
INTRODUCTION Operating conditions • This camera is designed for use in temperatures ranging from 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F). • Do not use or keep the camera in the following areas. — In areas subject to direct sunlight — In areas subject to high humidity or dust —...
INTRODUCTION Lens • Never apply too much force when cleaning the surface of the lens. Doing so can scratch the lens surface and cause malfunction. • Fingerprints, dust, or any other soiling of the lens can interfere with proper image recording. Never touch the lens with your fingers.
GETTING READY GETTING READY This section contains information about things you need to know about and do before trying to use the camera. About This Manual This section contains information about the conventions used in this manual. I Terminology The following table defines the terminology used in this manual.
GETTING READY General Guide The following illustrations show the names of each component, button, and switch on the camera. Camera I Front Shutter release button Power button Flash Self-timer lamp Microphone Lens I Back Viewfinder Operation lamp Mode selector [MENU] button Zoom button Strap ring [SET] button...
Stopper Battery compartment Memory card slot USB Cradle Simply placing your CASIO digital camera onto the USB cradle lets you perform the following tasks. • Battery charging (page 24) • Automatic transfer of images to a computer (page 140) • Viewing of images using the Photo Stand slideshow feature (page 100).
GETTING READY Monitor Screen Contents The monitor screen uses various indicators and icons to keep you informed of the camera’s status. REC mode Flash Mode indicator Self-timer None Auto None Flash Off Flash On Red-eye reduction • If the camera detects that flash is required while auto flash is selected, the flash on REC modes...
GETTING READY Digital zoom indicator Shutter speed value • An out of range aperture or shutter speed causes the corresponding monitor screen value to turn amber. Aperture value ISO sensitivity Zoom indicator • Left side indicates optical zoom. • Right side indicates digital zoom.
ECONOMY Built-in memory selected for data storage. Memory card selected for data storage. Date and time Battery capacity IMPORTANT! • Some information may not display properly if you display an image that was recorded using a different digital camera model.
GETTING READY Changing the Contents of the Monitor Screen Each press of the [DISP] button changes the contents of the monitor screen as shown below. Indicators Histogram Indicators (page 18) (page 76) IMPORTANT! • You cannot turn off the monitor screen in the following cases: In the PLAY mode, in the BESTSHOT mode.
GETTING READY Attaching the Strap Attach the strap to the strap ring as shown in the illustration. IMPORTANT! • Be sure to keep the strap around your wrist when using the camera to protect against accidentally dropping it. • The supplied strap is intended for use with this camera only.
GETTING READY While pulling the stopper in the direction indicated by the arrow in the illustration, align the arrow mark on the battery with the arrow mark on the camera and slide the battery into the camera. Stopper • Push the bottom of the battery, and make sure that the stopper securely locks the battery in place.
GETTING READY To remove the battery Open the battery compartment cover. Pull the stopper in the direction indicated by the arrow. • This will cause the battery to come part way out of the slot. Stopper Release the stopper and pull the battery from the camera.
GETTING READY NOTE • The bundled AC adaptor is designed for operation with any power supply in the range of 100V to 240V AC. Note, however, that the shape of the AC power cord plug varies according to country or geographic area.
GETTING READY IMPORTANT! • It takes about two hours to achieve a full charge. Actual charging time depends on current battery capacity and charging conditions. • Use only the USB cradle that comes with the camera to charge the special NP-20 rechargeable lithium ion battery.
• If the same symptoms occur again when you place the camera on the USB cradle after taking the above steps, contact a CASIO authorized service center. I Battery Life Guidelines The battery life guideline values given below indicate the...
GETTING READY *2 Normal Recording Conditions • Temperature: 23°C (73°F) • Monitor Screen: On • Zoom operation between full wide to full telephoto every 30 seconds, during which two images are recorded, one image with flash; power turned off and back on every time 10 images are recorded.
NOTES • The term “battery” in this manual refers to the CASIO NP-20 Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery. • Use only the USB cradle that comes with the camera to charge the special NP-20 rechargeable lithium ion battery.
Prolonged contact with battery fluid can cause skin irritation. G PRECAUTIONS DURING USE • The battery is designed for use with this CASIO digital camera only. • Use only the USB cradle that comes with the camera or the specified optional charger unit to charge the battery.
Doing so creates the danger of fire and electric shock. • Should the cord of the AC adaptor become damaged (exposed internal wiring), request a replacement from a CASIO authorized service center. A damaged AC adaptor cord creates the danger of fire or electric shock.
GETTING READY • Use the AC adaptor where it will not be splashed with water. Water creates the risk of fire and electric shock. • Do not place a vase or any other container Caution filled with liquid on top of the AC adaptor. Water creates the risk of fire and electric shock.
GETTING READY Configuring Power Saving Settings You can configure the settings described below to conserve battery power. Sleep : Automatically turns off the monitor screen if no operation is performed for a specified amount of time in the REC mode. Performing any button operation causes the monitor screen to turn back on.
GETTING READY IMPORTANT! • Note that sleep and auto power off are disabled while PJ Camera Software is running and performing remote control. Using the On-screen Menus Pressing [MENU] displays menus on the monitor screen that you can use to perform various operations. The menu that appears depends on whether you are in the REC mode or the PLAY mode.
GETTING READY Press [MENU]. MENU [MENU] [SET] DISP Settings [ ][ ][ ][ ] Selection cursor (indicates the currently selected item) G Menu Screen Operations When you want to do this: Do this: Move between tabs Press [ ] and [ ]. Move from the tab to the Press [ ].
GETTING READY Press [ ] or [ ] to select the tab you want, and then press [SET] to move the selection cursor from the tab to the settings. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the feature whose setting you want to configure, and then press [ ].
GETTING READY Configuring Display Language and Clock Settings Be sure to configure the following settings before using the camera to record images. • Display language • Home city • Date Style • Date and time Note that the current date and time settings are used by the camera to generate the date and time that are stored along with image data, etc.
GETTING READY To configure display language and clock settings Press the power button to turn on the camera. Use [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] to select the language you want, and then press [SET]. : Japanese English : English Français : French...
GETTING READY Use [ ] and [ ] to change the date format setting, and then press [SET]. Example: December 24, 2003 To display the date like this: Select this format: 03/12/24 YY/MM/DD 24/12/03 DD/MM/YY 12/24/03 MM/DD/YY Set the current date and the time.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING BASIC IMAGE RECORDING This section describes the basic procedure for recording an image. Recording an Image Aiming the Camera Use both hands to hold the camera still when shooting an image. Holding the camera with one hand increases the chance of movement, which can blur your images.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Recording an Image Your camera automatically adjusts shutter speed in accordance with the brightness of the subject. Images you record are stored in the camera’s built-in memory, or to a memory card if you have one loaded in the camera. •...
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Press the shutter release button half way to focus the image. • When you press the shutter release button half way, the camera’s Auto Focus feature automatically focuses the image, and displays the shutter speed and aperture values. •...
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING After making sure that the image is focused properly, press the shutter release button the rest of the way down to record. • The number of images that can be stored in memory depends on the resolution setting you are using (pages 53, 171).
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING About Auto Focus • Auto Focus tends not to work well if the camera is moved during recording, or when recording the types of subjects listed below. — Solid color walls or objects with little contrast — Strongly backlit objects —...
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Using the Optical Viewfinder You can conserve battery power by turning off the camera’s monitor screen (page 21) and using the optical viewfinder to compose images. Short distance Viewfinder frame to subject IMPORTANT! • The frame that is visible inside of the viewfinder indicates the image recorded at a distance of about one meter (3.3´).
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Using Zoom Your camera is equipped with two types of zoom: optical zoom and digital zoom. Optical Zoom The range of the optical zoom factor is shown below. Optical Zoom Factor Range: 1X to 3X In the REC mode, press the zoom button to change the zoom factor.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Digital Zoom Digital zoom is activated after you reach the maximum optical zoom factor (3X). It enlarges the part of the image at the center of the image screen. The range of the digital zoom factor is shown below. Digital Zoom Factor Range: 3X to 12X (in combination with optical zoom)
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING IMPORTANT! • Digital zoom is disabled whenever the monitor screen is turned off (page 21). • Using digital zoom can cause degradation of the recorded image. Using the Flash Perform the following steps to select the flash mode you want to use.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING To do this: Have the flash fire automatically when required (Auto Flash) Turn off the flash (Flash Off) Always fire the flash (Flash On) Fire a pre-flash followed by image recording with flash, reducing the chance of red-eye in the image (Red- eye reduction) In this case, the flash fires automatically when required...
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Flash Unit Status You can find out the current flash unit status by pressing the shutter release button half way and checking the monitor screen and red operation lamp. indicator is also shown on the monitor Red operation lamp * screen when the flash unit is ready to fire.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING • Using flash in combination with another light source (daylight, fluorescent light, etc.) can result in abnormal image colors. Using the Self-timer The self-timer lets you select either a 2-second or 10- second delay of the shutter release after you press the shutter release button.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING To do this: Specify a 10-second self-timer Specify a 2-second self-timer Specify Triple Self-timer Disable the self-timer • With the Triple Self-timer, the camera records a series of three images in the sequence described below. 1. The camera performs a 10-second countdown and then records the first image.
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING Specifying Image Size and Quality You can specify the image size and image quality to suit the type of image you are recording. To specify the image size In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the “REC” tab. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Size”, and then press [ ].
BASIC IMAGE RECORDING To specify image quality In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the “REC” tab. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Quality”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the setting you want, and then press [SET].
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS This section describes other powerful features and functions that are available for recording. Selecting the Focus Mode You can select one of five different focus modes: Auto Focus, Macro, Pan Focus, Infinity, and Manual. In the REC mode, press [ ] •...
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS When you see this: It means this: Green focus frame The image is focused. Green operation lamp Red focus frame The image is not in Flashing green operation lamp focus. Press the shutter release button the rest of the way to record the image.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Using the Macro Mode The Macro mode lets you focus automatically on close up subjects. The automatic focus operation starts when you press the shutter release button down half way. The following is the focus range in the Macro mode. Range: Approximately 6cm to 50cm (2.4˝...
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Using the Infinity Mode The Infinity mode fixes focus at infinity (∞). Use this mode when recording scenery and other faraway images. Keep pressing [ ] ( ) until the focus mode indicator shows “ ”. Record the image. Using Manual Focus With the Manual Focus mode, you can adjust the focus of an image manually.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS While watching the image on the monitor screen, use [ ] and [ ] to focus. Manual focus position To do this: Do this: Focus out on the subject Press [ ]. Focus in on the subject Press [ ].
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Keeping the shutter release button half way down, re- compose the image as you like. • This locks the focus on the subject that is currently within the focus frame. When the image is composed the way you want, press the shutter release button the rest of the way to record it.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Use [ ] and [ ] to change the exposure compensation value, and then press [SET]. • Pressing [SET] registers the displayed value. Up : Increases the EV value. A higher EV value is best used for light-colored subjects and backlight subjects.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Adjusting White Balance The wavelengths of the light produced by various light sources (sunlight, light bulb, etc.) can affect the color of a subject when it is recorded. White balance lets you make adjustments to compensate for different lighting types, so the colors of an image appear more natural.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Adjusting White Balance Manually Under some light sources, automatic white balance under the “Auto” setting can take a long time to complete. Also, the auto white balance range (color temperature range) is limited. Manual white balance helps to ensure that colors are recorded correctly for a particular light source.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Recalling Setups for Recording Documents and Panels in the Business Shot Mode The camera comes with a number of preset setups for optimal results when recording A4-size documents, display panels, whiteboard contents, and business cards. The result is clearer, easier to view text and graphics. I Setup Sample Images •...
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS To enter the Business Shot mode In the REC mode, press [MENU]. On the “REC” tab, select “REC Mode”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “ and then press [SET]. •...
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Select the “REC” tab, select “REC Mode”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “ BESTSHOT”, and then press [SET]. • This enters the BESTSHOT mode and displays a sample scene.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Creating Your Own BESTSHOT Setup You can use the procedure below to save the setup of an image you recorded for later recall when you need it again. Recalling a setup you save automatically sets up the camera accordingly.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS IMPORTANT! • BESTSHOT user setups are located in the camera’s built-in memory after the built-in sample scenes. • When a BESTSHOT user setup is recalled, the monitor screen in step 4 of the procedure on page 66 displays the text “Recall User Scene”.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Combining Shots of Two People into a Single Image (Coupling Shot) The Coupling Shot mode lets you record images of two people and combine them into a single image. This makes it possible for you to include yourself in group images, even when there is no one else around to record the image for you.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Align the focus frame on the monitor screen with the subject you want on the left side of the image, and then press the shutter release button to Focus frame record the image. • The focus, exposure, white balance, zoom, and flash settings are fixed for this type of image.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Recording a Subject onto an Existing Background Image (Pre-shot) Pre-shot helps you get the background you want, even if you need to ask someone else to record the image for you. Basically, Pre-shot is a two-step process. 1.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Select the “REC” tab, select “REC Mode”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “ and then press [SET]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Pre-shot”, and then press [SET].
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Recording Audio Adding Audio to a Snapshot You can add audio to a snapshot after you record it. • Image Format: JPEG JPEG is an image format that provides efficient data compression. The file extension of a JPEG file is “.JPG”. •...
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Press the shutter release button to start audio recording. • The green operation lamp flashes as recording is performed. • Even if you have the monitor screen turned off (page 21), the monitor screen turns on while you are adding audio to a snapshot.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Press the shutter release button to start voice recording. • The remaining recording time value counts down on the monitor screen and the green operation lamp flashes as recording is performed. • Pressing the [DISP] button during voice recording turns off the monitor screen.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Using the Histogram You can use the [DISP] button to display a histogram on the monitor screen. The histogram lets you check exposure conditions as you record images (page 21). You can also display the histogram of a recorded image in the PLAY mode.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS IMPORTANT! • Note that the above histograms are shown for illustrative purposes only. You may not be able to achieve exactly the same shapes for particular subjects. • A centered histogram does not necessarily guarantee optimum exposure. The recorded image may be over-exposed or under-exposed, even though its histogram is centered.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Specifying ISO Sensitivity Use the following procedure to select the ISO sensitivity setting that suits the type of image you are recording. In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Select the “REC” tab, select “ISO”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the setting you want and then press [SET].
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Turning the On-screen Grid On and Off You can display gridlines on the monitor screen to help you compose images and ensure that the camera is straight when recording. In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Select the “REC” tab, select “Grid”, and then press [ ].
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Assigning Functions to the [ ] and [ ] Keys A “key customization” feature lets you configure the [ ] and [ ] keys so they change camera settings whenever they are pressed in the REC mode. After you configure the [ ] and [ ] keys, you can change the setting assigned to them without going through the menu screen.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Specifying Power On Default Settings The camera’s “mode memory” feature lets you specify the power on default settings individually for the REC mode, flash mode, focus mode, white balance mode, ISO sensitivity, AF Area, digital zoom mode, manual focus position and zoom position.
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Memory” tab, select the item you want to change, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the setting you want, and then press [SET]. To do this: Turn on mode memory so settings are restored at power on...
OTHER RECORDING FUNCTIONS Resetting the Camera Use the following procedure to reset all of the camera’s settings to their initial defaults as shown under “Menu Reference” on page 161. In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Reset”, and then press [ ].
PLAYBACK Playing an Audio Snapshot Perform the steps below to display an audio snapshot (indicated by a indicator) and play its audio. In the PLAY mode, use [ ] and [ ] until the image you want is displayed. Press [SET]. •...
PLAYBACK Flipping the Display The following procedure flips the image 180 degrees. This comes in handy when you want to show someone standing in front of you an image on the monitor screen. [SET] Shutter release button In the PLAY mode, use [ ] and [ ] to scroll through images on the monitor screen and display the one you want.
PLAYBACK Zooming the Display Image Perform the following procedure to zoom the image currently on the monitor screen up to four times its normal size. In the PLAY mode, use [ ] and [ ] to display the image you want. Press the zoom button ( ) to enlarge...
PLAYBACK Using Auto Trapezoid Correction in the Business Shot Mode Auto trapezoid correction automatically corrects rectangular distortion of images recorded in the Business Shot mode. Before Auto Trapezoid After Auto Trapezoid Correction Note that auto trapezoid correction must be turned on to be performed.
PLAYBACK Manual Trapezoid Correction Exiting the Business Shot mode causes auto trapezoid correction to turn off automatically. You can, however, perform manual trapezoid correction in other modes. When performing manual trapezoid correction, you can crop the area of the image you want to correct. I To perform manual trapezoid correction In the PLAY mode, display the image for which you want to perform trapezoid...
PLAYBACK I To cancel manual trapezoid correction In the PLAY mode, display the corrected image for which you want to cancel trapezoid correction. Press [MENU]. On the “PLAY” tab, select “Keystone”, and then press [ ]. Press [SET]. Saving the Corrected Version of an Image You can use the following procedure to save the trapezoid corrected version of an image (indicated by the the display) to a separate file.
PLAYBACK IMPORTANT! • The above procedure can be performed only on an image that has already been trapezoid corrected. Such an image is indicated by the display. • Performing the above procedure on an image that is larger than 1600 x 1200 pixels causes the corrected image to be resized to 1600 x 1200 pixels.
PLAYBACK Use [ ] and [ ] to select the setting you want, and then press [SET]. To do this: Resize to 1280 x 960 pixels (SXGA) Resize to 640 x 480 pixels (VGA) Cancel the resizing operation IMPORTANT! • Resizing an image creates a new file that contains the image in the size you select.
PLAYBACK Cropping an Image Use the following procedure when you want to crop a portion of an enlarged image and use the remaining part of the image as an e-mail attachment, Web page image, etc. In the PLAY mode, use [ ] and [ ] to scroll through images and display the one you want to crop.
PLAYBACK IMPORTANT! • Cropping an image creates a new file that contains the cropped image. The file with the original image also remains in memory. • An image recorded using the 2304 x 1536 (3:2) pixel size cannot be cropped. •...
PLAYBACK Example: When there are 20 images in memory, and Image 1 is displayed first Pressing any button besides [ ], [ ], [ ], or [ ] displays the full-size version of the image where the selection boundary is located. Selecting a Specific Image in the 9- image View Display the 9-image view.
PLAYBACK Displaying the Calendar Screen Use the following procedure to display a 1-month calendar. While the calendar is on the display, you can select a date, which displays the first image recorded on that date. This helps to make it easy to find the images you want. In the PLAY mode, press the zoom button ( twice.
PLAYBACK Playing a Slide Show Slide Show automatically plays back images in sequence at a fixed interval. In the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “PLAY” tab, select “Slideshow”, and then press [ ]. Configure the slideshow settings. • See the pages indicated below for more information. For information about Go here: configuring this setting:...
• While audio is playing, you can use [ ] and [ ] to adjust the volume level. • Images copied from another digital camera or a computer may take longer time to appear than the slideshow interval time you specify.
PLAYBACK I Selecting a Particular Image for a Slideshow When you select “One image” as the slideshow type, the slide show displays only one image, without changing it. Use this setting when you want a particular image to remain on the display while the camera is on the USB cradle (Photo Stand feature).
PLAYBACK To set the slideshow interval Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Interval”. Use [ ] and [ ] to specify the interval setting you want, and then press [SET]. • You can specify “MAX”, or a value in the range of 1 to 30 seconds as the interval.
PLAYBACK • While audio is playing, you can use [ ] and [ ] to adjust the volume level. To stop the Phot Stand slideshow, press [PHOTO] again. IMPORTANT! • The battery is not charged while a Photo Stand slideshow is in progress. To charge the battery, stop the slideshow.
• You cannot rotate an image that is protected. To rotate such an image, first unprotect it. • You may not be able to rotate a digital image that was recorded with another type of digital camera. • You cannot rotate voice record images. Using Image Roulette Image Roulette cycles images like a slot machine on the display, before stopping at one of them.
PLAYBACK IMPORTANT! • Image Roulette does not display voice recording images. • Image Roulette is disabled when there is only one snapshot image available. • Note that Image Roulette works only with images recorded with this camera. Image Roulette may not operate properly when other types of images are in memory.
PLAYBACK In the PLAY mode, use [ ] and [ ] to scroll through snapshots until the one to which you want to add audio is displayed. Press [MENU]. Select the “PLAY” tab, select “Dubbing”, and then press [ ]. Press the shutter release button to start audio recording.
PLAYBACK IMPORTANT! • Keep the microphone on the front of the camera pointed at the subject. • Take care that you do not block the microphone with your fingers. Microphone • Good recording results are not possible when the camera is too far from the subject. •...
PLAYBACK IMPORTANT! • Audio volume can be adjusted only when playback is being performed or is paused. • If your recording has index marks (page 75) inside it, you can jump to the index mark before or after the current playback location by pausing playback and then pressing [ ] or [ ].
DELETING FILES DELETING FILES You can delete a single file, or you can delete all files currently in memory. IMPORTANT! • Note that file deletion cannot be undone. Once you delete a file, it is gone. Make sure you really do not need a file anymore before you delete it.
DELETING FILES IMPORTANT! • If a file cannot be deleted for some reason, the message “This function is not supported for this file.” appears when you try to delete it. Deleting All Files The following procedure deletes all unprotected files currently in memory.
FILE MANAGEMENT FILE MANAGEMENT The file management capabilities of the camera make it easy to keep track of images. You can protect files against deletion, and even use its DPOF feature to specify images for printing. Folders Your camera automatically creates a directory of image storage folders in its built-in Flash memory or on the memory card.
FILE MANAGEMENT Protecting Files Once you protect a file it cannot be deleted (page 107). You can protect files individually or you can protect all files in memory with a single operation. To protect a single file In the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “PLAY”...
The letters “DPOF” stand for “Digital Print Order Format”, which is a format for recording on a memory card or other medium which digital camera images should be printed and how many copies of the image should be printed. Then you can print on a...
FILE MANAGEMENT To configure print settings for a single image In the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “PLAY” tab, select “DPOF”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Select images”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to display the image you want.
FILE MANAGEMENT To configure print settings for all images In the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “PLAY” tab, select “DPOF”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “All images”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to specify the number of copies.
FILE MANAGEMENT PRINT Image Matching II Images include PRINT Image Matching data (mode setting and other camera setup information). A printer that supports PRINT Image Matching reads this data and adjusts the printed image accordingly, so your images come out just the way you intended when you recorded them.
FILE MANAGEMENT Using USB DIRECT-PRINT Your camera supports USB DIRECT-PRINT, which was developed by Seiko Epson Corporation. When connected directly to a printer that supports USB DIRECT-PRINT, you can select images to be printed and start the print operation directly from the camera.
FILE MANAGEMENT Press the USB cradle [USB] button. • This displays the print menu on the camera’s monitor screen. On the camera’s monitor screen, use [ ] and [ ] to select “Print”, and then press [SET]. • This automatically starts printing of the images you specified with the DPOF procedure.
FILE MANAGEMENT Using the FAVORITE Folder You can copy scenery shots, photos of your family, or other special images from a file storage folder (page 147) to the FAVORITE folder in built-in memory (page 147). Images in the FAVORITE folder are not displayed during normal playback, so it helps to keep your personal image private as you carry them around.
FILE MANAGEMENT NOTES • Copying an image file with the above procedure creates a 320 x 240-pixel QVGA-size image in the FAVORITE folder. • A file copied into the FAVORITE folder is automatically assigned a file name that is a serial number.
FILE MANAGEMENT NOTE • Holding down [ ] or [ ] scrolls images at high speed. IMPORTANT! • Note that a FAVORITE folder is created in the camera’s built-in memory only. No FAVORITE folder is created on a memory card when you use one. If you want to view the contents of the FAVORITE folder on your computer screen, you need to remove the memory card from the camera (if you are using...
FILE MANAGEMENT IMPORTANT! • You cannot use the delete operations on page 107 to delete images from the FAVORITE folder. Performing the memory format operation (page 132), however, does delete FAVORITE folder files. To delete all files from the FAVORITE folder In the PLAY mode, press [MENU].
OTHER SETTINGS OTHER SETTINGS Configuring Sound Settings You can configure different sounds to play whenever you turn on the camera, press the shutter release button half- way or all the way, or perform a key operation. To configure sound settings In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU].
OTHER SETTINGS To set the volume level In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Sounds”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Volume”. Use [ ] and [ ] to specify the volume setting you want, and then press [SET].
OTHER SETTINGS IMPORTANT! • You can select any one of the following types of image as the startup image. — The camera’s built-in startup image — A snapshot you recorded with the camera — An audio snapshot you recorded with the camera •...
OTHER SETTINGS Change the name of the file to one of the following. Snapshot Image: ENDING.JPG • Input the following file name only (without file name extension) if your computer is configured to hide file name extensions. File Name: ENDING •...
OTHER SETTINGS I To cancel Power Down Image settings Use the USB cable to connect the camera to your computer (page 140). Change the name of the current power down image from ENDING.JPG to something else, or delete the current power down image from Flash memory.
OTHER SETTINGS Using the Alarm You can configure up to three alarms that cause the camera to beep and display a specified image at the time you specify. To set an alarm In the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “PLAY” tab, select “Alarm”, and then press [ ].
OTHER SETTINGS Stopping the Alarm When an alarm time is reached while the camera is turned off, the alarm will sound for about one minute (or until you stop it), and then the camera will turn on. To stop the alarm after it starts to sound, press any button.
OTHER SETTINGS Use [ ] and [ ] to select “City”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] to select the geographical area that contains location you want to select as your Home Time zone, and then press [SET].
OTHER SETTINGS Changing the Date Format You can select from among three different formats for display of the date. In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Date Style”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to change the setting, and then press [SET].
OTHER SETTINGS To configure World Time settings In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “World Time”, and then press [ ]. • This displays the current World Time zone. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “World”, and then press [ ].
OTHER SETTINGS To configure summer time (DST) settings In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “World Time”, and then press [ ]. • This displays the current World Time Settings. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “World”, and then press [ ].
OTHER SETTINGS Changing the Display Language You can use the following procedure to select one of ten language as the display language. In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Language”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] to change the setting, and then press [SET].
OTHER SETTINGS Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Format”, and then press [SET]. • To exit the format operation without formatting, select “Cancel”.
USING A MEMORY CARD USING A MEMORY CARD You can expand the storage capabilities of your camera by using a commercially available memory card (SD memory card or MultiMediaCard). You can also copy files from built-in flash memory to a memory card and from a memory card to flash memory.
USING A MEMORY CARD Using a Memory Card IMPORTANT! • Make sure you turn off the camera before inserting or removing a memory card. • Be sure to orient the card correctly when inserting it. Never try to force a memory card into the slot when you feel resistance.
• Should water or any foreign object ever get into the card slot, immediately turn off the camera, remove the battery, and contact your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center. • Never remove a card from the camera while the green operation lamp is flashing. Doing so can cause the file save operation to fail, and even damage the memory card.
USING A MEMORY CARD Load the memory card into the camera. Turn on the camera. Next, enter the REC mode or PLAY mode and press [MENU]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Format”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Format”, and then press [SET].
USING A MEMORY CARD Copying Files Use the procedures below to copy files between built-in memory and a memory card. IMPORTANT! • Only snapshot, audio snapshot, and voice recording files recorded with this camera can be copied. Other files cannot be copied. •...
USING A MEMORY CARD To copy a file from a memory card to built-in memory With this procedure you can copy one file at a time. Perform steps 1 through 3 of the procedure under “To copy all the files in built-in memory to a memory card”.
In order to do this, you first need to install the USB driver located on the CASIO CD-ROM that comes bundled with the camera onto your computer. Note that the procedure you need to perform depends on whether you are using computer running under Windows (see below).
USB driver used by PJ Camera Software. Be sure to install the both the PJ Camera Software and the USB driver from the CASIO CD-ROM. What you should do first depends on whether your computer is running under Windows Me/ 2000 or Windows XP.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Connect the bundled AC adaptor to the [DC IN] connector of the USB cradle, and then plug it in to a household power outlet. Connect the USB cable that comes bundled with the camera to the USB cradle and your computer’s USB port.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER After making sure the camera is turned off, place the camera onto the USB cradle. • Do not place the camera onto the USB cradle while it is turned on. Press the USB cradle’s [USB] button. •...
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER On your computer, double-click “My Computer”. Double-click “Removable Disk”. • Your computer sees the camera’s file memory as a removable disk. Double-click the “Dcim” folder. Double-click the folder that contains the image you want. Double-click the file that contains the image you want to view.
... See “Using the Album Feature” on page 150. • Automatically transfer images to your computer and manage images ... See “Installing the Software from the CASIO CD- ROM” on page 157 for information about installing Photo Loader. • Retouch images ...
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Using a Memory Card to Transfer Images to a Computer The procedures in this section describe how to transfer images from the camera to your computer using a memory card. Using a Computer with a Built-in SD Memory Card Slot Insert the SD memory card directly into the slot.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Memory Data Images recorded with this camera and other data are stored in memory using DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) protocol. DCF protocol is designed to make it easier to exchange image and other data between digital cameras and other devices.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER I Folder and File Contents • DCIM folder Folder that stores all of the digital camera files • Storage folder Folder for storing files created by the digital camera • Image file File that contains an image recorded with the digital camera (File Name Extension: JPG) •...
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Image Files Supported by the Camera • Image files recorded with this camera • DCF protocol image files Certain DCF functions may not be supported. When displaying an image recorded on another camera model, it may take a long time for the image to appear on the display.
The album feature of the camera creates files that make it possible for you to view images on your computer in a photo album layout. You can also use the applications contained on the CASIO CD-ROM that comes bundled with the camera to automate image transfer and to retouch images.
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER • Creating an album causes a file folder named “ALBUM”, which contains a file named “INDEX.HTM” plus other files to be created in camera memory or on the memory card. IMPORTANT! • Never open the battery compartment cover or remove the memory card from the camera while an album is being created.
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Configuring Detailed Album Settings In the PLAY mode, press [ ] ( Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Set Up”, and then press [ ]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the item whose setting you want to change, and then press...
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER I Image Use This setting lets you select from among three different image uses, as described below. Select the image use that best suits the way you plan to use the image. For this purpose: Smaller images for album browsing, Website thumbnails, or archiving on a CD-R or other media, with the full-size image displayed...
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER NOTE • Depending on the number of images in memory, it can take quite a bit of time to complete auto album creation when you turn off the camera. If you do not plan to use the album feature, we suggest that you keep auto album creation turned off, which shortens the amount of time the camera takes to power down completely.
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER If you created the album after selecting “Normal” type or “Index/Info” as the album type under “Configuring Detailed Album Settings” on page 152, you can click one of the following display options. Album : Displays an album created by the camera. Index : Displays a list of images stored in a folder.
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER • The following describes the information that appears on the Info Screen. This Info Screen item: Shows this: File Size Image file size Resolution Resolution Quality Quality Drive mode Drive mode Exposure mode Light metering Metering mode Shutter speed Shutter speed...
Installing the Software from the CASIO CD-ROM About the bundled CASIO CD-ROM The CASIO CD-ROM that comes bundled with the camera contains the applications described below. Installation of these applications is optional, and you should install only the ones you want to use.
Computer System Requirements Computer system requirements depend on each of the applications, as described below. See the “Readme” file on the bundled CASIO CD-ROM. Installing Software from the CASIO CD- ROM in Windows Use the procedures in this section to install the software from the bundled CASIO CD-ROM to your computer.
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Getting Started Start up your computer and insert the CASIO CD-ROM into its CD-ROM drive. This will automatically launch the menu application, which displays a menu screen on your computer. • The menu application may not start up automatically on some computers.
• When using an operating system other than Windows XP, never connect the camera to your computer without installing the USB driver from the CASIO CD-ROM first. Exiting the Menu Application On the menu screen, click “Exit” to exit the...
APPENDIX APPENDIX Menu Reference The following shows lists of menus that appear in the REC mode and PLAY mode, and their settings. • The settings that are underlined in the following table are initial defaults. I REC mode G REC tab menu REC Mode Snapshot / BUSINESS /...
APPENDIX G Set Up tab menu Sounds Startup / Half Shutter /Shutter / Operation / Volume Startup On (Selectable image) / Off File No. Continue / Reset World Time Home / World Home Time setup (city, DST, etc.) World Time setup (city, DST, etc.) Date Style YY/MM/DD / DD/MM/YY / MM/DD/YY Adjust...
APPENDIX G Set Up tab menu Sounds Startup / Half Shutter / Shutter / Operation / Volume Startup On (Selectable image) / Off File No. Continue / Reset World Time Home / World Home Time setup (city, DST, etc.) World Time setup (city, DST, etc.) Date Style YY/MM/DD / DD/MM/YY / MM/DD/YY Adjust...
APPENDIX PLAY mode Operation Lamp Self-timer Lamp Green Operational (Power on, recording enabled) One of the following operations is being performed: delete, DPOF, Pattern 3 image protect, copy, album creation, format, power down Memory card problem / Memory Pattern 2 card is unformatted.
APPENDIX Troubleshooting Guide Symptom Power does not turn on. 1) The battery is not oriented correctly. 2) The battery is dead. Camera suddenly powers 1) Auto Power Off activated (page 33). down. 2) The battery is dead. Image is not recorded 1) The mode selector is set to “PLAY”.
APPENDIX Symptom The subject is out of focus The image is not focused properly. in the recorded image. Camera powers down The battery is dead. during self-timer countdown. Monitor screen image is 1) You are using the Manual Focus Mode and out of focus.
APPENDIX Symptom Images are not displayed. A memory card with non-DCF images recorded with another camera is loaded in the camera. All buttons and switches Circuit problem caused by electrostatic charge, are disabled. impact, etc. while the camera was connected to another device.
• Out of ink • Printer internal error Record Error Image compression could not be performed during image data storage for some reason. Record the image again. SYSTEM ERROR Your camera system is corrupted. Contact your retailer or a CASIO service center.
APPENDIX The card is locked. The LOCK switch of the SD memory card is locked. You cannot store images to or delete images from a memory card that is locked. There are no files. There are no files in built-in memory or on the memory card.
APPENDIX Approximate Memory Capacity and File sizes: • Snapshots File Size Approximate Built-in flash Quality (pixels) Image File Size memory 10MB 2304 x 1728 Fine 1.9MB Normal 1.5MB Economy 1.1MB 2304 x 1536 Fine 1.8MB (3:2) Normal 1.4MB Economy 1.0MB 1600 x 1200 Fine 1050KB...
APPENDIX Shutter ... CCD electronic shutter; mechanical shutter, 1/8 to 1/2000 second (Changes in accordance with recording mode and ISO sensitivity setting.) • Shutter speed is different for the following BESTSHOT scenes. Night Scene: 4 to 1/2000 second Fireworks: 2 seconds (fixed) Aperture ...
APPENDIX I Power Requirements Power Requirements ... Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-20) x 1 Approximate Battery Life: Operation Approximate Battery Life Number of Shots, Continuous Recording* 540 shots (90 minutes) (Recording Time) Number of Shots, Normal Recording* 140 shots (70 minutes) (Recording Time) Continuous Playback* 150 minutes...
APPENDIX I USB Cradle Input/Output Terminals ... Camera connector; USB port; AC adaptor terminal Power Consumption ... DC 5.0V Approximately 3.2W Dimensions ... 106(W) x 42(H) x 59.5(D) mm (4.2˝(W) x 1.7˝(H) x 2.3˝(D)) (excluding projections) Weight ... Approximately 63 g (2.2 oz) I Special AC Adaptor (AD-A50150S) Power Requirement ...