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Unpacking As you unpack your camera, check to make sure that all items shown below are included. If anything is missing, contact your original retailer. Digital camera * The shape of the power cord plug varies according to country or geographic area.
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General Guide The numbers in parentheses indicate the pages where each item is explained. . Camera Front 1 234 Zoom controller (pages 26, 47, 105) Shutter button (page 26) Flash (page 45) [ON/OFF] (Power) (page 25) Front lamp (pages 86, 89) Strap hole (page 2) Lens Microphone (page 59)
Monitor Screen Contents The monitor screen uses various indicators, icons, and values to keep you informed of the camera’s status. • The sample screens in this section are intended to show you the locations of all the indicators and figures that can appear on the monitor screen in various modes. They do not represent screens that actually appear on the camera.
. Movie Playback 1 3 4 . CS Image Viewing No audio data available File type Protect indicator (page 116) Folder name/file name (page 147) Movie recording time (page 99) Movie quality/speed (pages 58, 60, 61) YouTube (page 64) Date/time (page 154) Battery level indicator (page 19) Current image number/number of images in the group (page 100)
Quick Start Basics What is a digital camera? A digital camera stores images on a memory card, so you can record and delete them a countless number of times. Record Delete Play You can use the images you record in a variety of different ways.
What you can do with your CASIO camera Your CASIO camera is packed with a powerful selection of features and functions to make recording of digital images easier, including the following three main functions. 1280x720 pixels High Speed CS/Prerecord CS...
Note that the battery of a newly purchased camera is not charged. Perform the steps under “To charge the battery” to bring the battery to a full charge. • Your camera requires a special CASIO rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) for power. Never try to use any other type of battery.
Other Charging Precautions • Use the special charger (BC-31L) to charge the special lithium ion battery (NP-40). Never use any other type of charger device. Attempting to use a different charger can result in unexpected accident. • A battery that is still warm due to normal use may not charge fully. Give the battery time to cool before charging it.
To load the battery Open the battery cover. Slide the battery cover release in the direction indicated by arrow open the battery cover as indicated by arrow Load the battery. With the EXILIM logo on the battery facing upwards (in the direction of the monitor screen), hold the stopper next to the battery in the direction indicated by the...
Checking Remaining Battery Power As battery power is consumed, a battery indicator on the monitor screen indicates remaining power as shown below. Remaining Power Battery Indicator Indicator Color indicates battery power is low. Charge the battery as soon as possible. Recording is not possible when •...
Configuring Basic Settings the First Time You Turn On the Camera The first time you load a battery into the camera, a screen appears for configuring the display language, date, and time settings. Failure to set the date and time correctly will cause the wrong date and time data to be recorded with images.
If you make a mistake configuring display language, date, or time settings with the above procedure, refer to the following pages for information about how to correct the settings. – Display language: Page 154 – Date and time: Page 153 NOTE •...
• Never insert anything besides a supported memory card (page 22) into the memory card slot. • Should water or any foreign object ever get into the card slot, immediately turn off the camera, remove the battery, and contact your retailer or nearest CASIO authorized service center. and then...
To format (initialize) a new memory card You need to format a new memory card before using it for the first time. Turn on the camera and press [MENU]. On the “Set Up” tab, select “Format” and then press . Use  and  to select “Format”...
Turning the Camera On and Off To turn power on To enter the REC mode, press [ON/OFF] (Power) or [r] (REC). To enter the PLAY mode, press [p] (PLAY). The back lamp will light (green) momentarily and the camera will turn on. If you are entering the REC mode, the lens will extend from the camera at this time.
To shoot a snapshot The following procedure describes how to shoot a single snapshot. For information about shooting a series of shots (Continuous Shutter), see page 50. Press [r] (REC) to turn on the camera. Make sure R (Auto) is on the display. If it isn’t, see page 66. Auto icon Remaining snapshot memory capacity (page 183)
Half-press the shutter button to focus the image. When focus is complete, the camera will beep, the back lamp will light green, and the focus frame will turn green. • If the current aperture, shutter speed, ISO sensitivity, or Auto Exposure is not correct, the setting will turn orange when you half-press the shutter button.
Continuing to keep the camera still, press the shutter button the rest of the way down. This records the snapshot. Full-press Snap (Image is recorded.) Shooting a Movie Press  (Movie) to start movie recording. Press  (Movie) again to stop movie recording. See the following pages for details.
. Using Quick Shutter Fully pressing the shutting button without waiting for Auto Focus to operate will record using Quick Shutter (page 93). • With Quick Shutter, the camera focuses faster than normal Auto Focus, which means you can capture quick moving action more easily. Note, however, that some images may be out of focus when Quick Shutter is used.
Holding the Camera Correctly Your images will not come out clearly if you move the camera when you press the shutter button. When pressing the shutter button, be sure to hold the camera as shown in the illustration below, and keep it still by pressing your arms firmly against your sides as you shoot.
Viewing Snapshots Use the following procedure to view snapshots on the camera’s monitor screen. • For information about how to play back movies, see page 99. • For information about images recorded using continuous shutter (CS), see page 100. Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode.
Deleting Images If memory becomes full, you can delete images you no longer need in order to free up storage and record more images. IMPORTANT! • Remember that a file (image) delete operation cannot be undone. • For information about images recorded using continuous shutter (CS), see page 102.
Snapshot Shooting Precautions Operation • Never open the battery cover while the back lamp is flashing green. Doing so can result in the image you just shot being saved incorrectly, damage to other images stored in memory, malfunction of the camera, etc. •...
Snapshot Tutorial Using the Control Panel The control panel can be used to configure camera settings. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the setting you want to change. This will select one of the control panel icons and display its settings.
Changing the Image Size (Size) . Pixels A digital camera image is a collection of small dots called “pixels”. The more pixels there are in an image, the more detail there will be. However, you generally can do with fewer...
Image Size Selection Tips Note that larger images have more pixels, so they take up more memory space. More detail, but takes up more memory. Best Large Number when you plan to print large-size prints (such of Pixels as A3 size). Small Number Less detail, but takes up less memory.
Suggested Print Image Size Size and (Pixels) Application A3 Print (3456 2592) A3 Print (3456 2304) 16:9 HDTV (3456 1944) A3 Print (2816 2112) A4 Print (2304 1728) 3.5" 5" Print (1600 1200) E Mail (640 480) • The initial factory default image size setting is 9M (9 million pixels). •...
Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) ISO sensitivity is a measure of sensitivity to light. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the second control panel option from the top (ISO Sensitivity). Use  and  to select the setting you want and then press [SET]. AUTO Adjusts sensitivity automatically according to conditions Lower...
Use  and  to select the shooting condition you want and then press [SET]. Auto WB Configures the camera to adjust white balance automatically ‡ Daylight For shooting outdoors on a clear day ¤ For shooting outdoors on an overcast rainy day, in the Overcast shade, etc.
Correcting Image Brightness (EV Shift) You can manually adjust an image’s exposure value (EV value) before shooting it. • Exposure Compensation Range: –2.0EV to +2.0EV • Unit: 1/3EV In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the fourth control panel option from the top (EV Shift).
Shooting with Slow Motion View When you press [SLOW] (Slow Motion View), the camera will start to pre-record images continually in a buffer and play them back at slow speed. Up to three seconds worth of pre-recorded images are in the buffer.
. To shoot with Slow Motion View Point the camera at the subject. Press [SLOW] (Slow Motion View). This will start slow motion playback of pre-recorded images on the monitor screen. • You can use  and  to change the playback speed while Slow Motion View playback is in progress.
Using Lag Correction (Lag Correction) The Lag Correction function lets you correct for the lag time from the point you decide to shoot until the point it takes for the shutter to actually release. This feature actually does not speed up shutter release, but instead it pre-records images when you half- press the shutter button and saves what occurred slightly before you press the shutter button.
NOTE • Lag Correction will not be performed if you press the shutter button all the way without first pressing it half way. • If the camera’s image size setting is 9M, 3:2, or 16:9 when you shoot with Lag Correction, the size of the resulting image will be 6M.
Using Flash (Flash) In the REC mode, press  ( once. Use  and  to select the flash setting you want and then press [SET]. Flash fires automatically in accordance with exposure Auto Flash > (amount of light and brightness) conditions. Flash Off Flash does not fire.
NOTE • Take care so your fingers and the strap do not block the flash. • The desired effect may not be obtained when the subject is too far away or too close. • Flash charging time (page 187) depends on operating conditions (battery condition, ambient temperature, etc.).
Changing the Control Panel Date/Time Style In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the bottom control panel option (Date/Time). You can use  and  to select date or time display. NOTE • You can select either of two display styles (page 154) for the date: Month/Day or Day/Month.
NOTE • The higher the digital zoom factor, the coarser the recorded image. Note that the camera also has a function that lets you record using digital zoom without image deterioration (page 49). • Use of a tripod is recommended to protect against image blur due to camera movement when shooting with telephoto.
Undeteriorated digital zoom Undeteriorated image quality range Optical/digital zoom switch point 5X optical zoom point • The deterioration point depends on the current image size setting (page 35). The smaller the image size setting, the higher the zoom factor you can use before reaching the image deterioration point.
Using Continuous Shutter Pressing (Continuous Shutter) toggles between Ç the Continuous Shutter mode and the Single Shot mode (page 26). Using Normal-speed Continuous Shutter With normal-speed continuous shutter (Normal Speed CS) you can shoot a series of images at a speed of approximately one image per second as long as there is memory available for image storage.
Using High Speed CS and Prerecord CS With High Speed CS, you can configure the camera to shoot at a speed of 3, 5, 10, 15, or 30 images per second, as long as you keep the shutter button and there is memory available to store the images.
• You can configure the mode so up to 25 images are pre-recorded to the buffer until you fully press the shutter button. • The minimum number of pre-recorded buffer images you can specify is three. Total recording time depends on the current continuous shutter frames-per-second (fps) setting.
Use  and  to select the sixth control panel option from the top (Max CS shots). Use  and  to select the maximum number of shots for each continuous shutter operation and then press [SET]. Use  and  to select the seventh control panel option from the top (Prerecord CS shots).
Half-press the shutter button. This will cause the camera to start pre-recording images. • The camera will not emit a shutter sound when you half-press the shutter button while Prerecord CS is selected. When you are ready to shoot, press the shutter button the rest of the way down.
Specifying the Method for Saving Continuous Shutter Images Use the procedure below to specify how images should be saved after a High Speed CS operation. In the REC mode, press [MENU]. Use  and  to select “REC” tab. Use  and  to select “Save CS Images”, and then press . Use  and  to change the setting.
Select & Save After continuous shutter shooting is finished, the shot images are played back at slow speed so you can select the images you want to save. • When shooting with Prerecord CS, the first image saved when you press the shutter all the way is indicated by an “S”...
Continuous Shutter Precautions • If there is not enough available capacity on the memory card, you may not be able to record the number of CS images indicated on the monitor screen. Make sure your memory card has sufficient remaining capacity before shooting with using continuous shutter.
Recording Movies To record a movie The following procedure explains how to record a standard (STD) movie. See the pages indicated below for more information about movies. High-definition movie (HD movie): page 60 High speed movie (HS movie): page 61 In the REC mode, set the movie mode switch to ³...
In order to avoid problems such as these, use of an Ultra High Speed Type SD memory card is recommended. Note, however that CASIO makes no guarantees about the operation of any Ultra High Speed Type SD memory card used with this camera.
• Only digital zoom can be used for zooming during movie recording. Since optical zoom is not possible while recording a movie, zoom as required before pressing  to start recording. • The effects of camera movement in an image become more pronounced when you shoot close up or with a large zoom factor.
NOTE • The higher the frame rate (speed), the more lighting is required when shooting. When shooting a high speed movie, shoot in a well-lit environment. • When recording certain types of movies, the image that appears on the monitor screen may be smaller than normal.
Record the movie. The movie file will be stored in a camera folder named “100YOUTB”. • Installing YouTube Uploader for CASIO from the CD-ROM that comes with your camera simplifies uploading of movie files you recorded with the “For YouTube” scene to YouTube (page 137).
Shooting a Snapshot while Shooting a Movie While a movie is being recorded, press the shutter button. Movie recording continues after the snapshot is recorded. NOTE • You can shoot up to 10 snapshots per movie. The number of snapshots is also limited by the amount of free space available on the memory card.
Using BEST SHOT What is BEST SHOT? BEST SHOT provides you with a collection of sample “scenes” that show a variety of different types of shooting conditions. When you need to change the setup of the camera, simply find the scene that matches what you are trying to achieve, and the camera sets up for it automatically.
Press [SET] to configure the camera with the settings for the currently selected scene. This returns to the REC mode. • The settings of the scene you selected remain in effect until you select a different scene. • To select a different BEST SHOT scene, repeat the above procedure from step 1.
. BEST SHOT Precautions • BEST SHOT scene images were not shot using this camera. • Images shot using a BEST SHOT scene may not produce the results you expected due to shooting conditions and other factors. • You can modify the camera settings that are configured after you select a BEST SHOT scene.
Creating Your Own BEST SHOT Setups You can save up to 999 camera setups as user BEST SHOT scenes for instant recall whenever you need them. On the BEST SHOT scene menu, select the scene named BEST SHOT (Register User Scene). Use  and  to select the snapshot whose setup you want to save.
Shooting with High Speed Night Scene (High Speed Night Scene) With High Speed Night Scene, the camera detects automatically whether it is being hand-held or on a tripod. When you press the shutter button, the camera will record a series of images and combine them in a way that minimizes image blur due to low light conditions.
Shooting with High Speed Anti Shake (High Speed Anti Shake) When you press the shutter button while High Speed Anti Shake is enabled, the camera records multiple images and automatically combines them in a way that produces a final image with minimal blur. You can shoot with this feature to minimize the effects of camera movement when shooting with optical anti shake does not produce the desired results.
Isolating Moving Subjects (Multi-motion image) Multi-motion image can be used to isolate a moving subject within a series of multiple images and place them against a stationary background. Use a tripod or some other means to make sure that the camera is not moving or shaking when shooting with Multi-motion image.
NOTE • This BEST SHOT scene saves only a single final image. • To cancel this BEST SHOT scene and enter the Continuous Shutter mode, press Ç (Continuous Shutter). • Shooting with this BEST SHOT scene makes the shooting range narrower than normal.
Shooting with Priority on Subject Faces (High Speed Best Selection) With High Speed Best Selection, the camera automatically shoots a series of images, and selects the best one based on facial image blur, and facial expression (whether the subject is smiling or blinking). Press [BS] and then select the “High Speed Best Selection”...
Shooting an Image in Accordance with Subject Movement (Move Out CS/Move In CS) You can use these features to shoot an image automatically whenever the subject moves into or moves out of a frame on the monitor screen. You also can configure the camera to record images of what happened immediately before and after the subject moves.
Use  and  to select the continuous shutter (CS) speed you want and then press [SET]. The camera measures light levels and configures the fastest AUTO possible CS speed setting automatically. Enables specification of the number of CS images recorded per 3 to 30 fps second.
Use  and  to select the second control panel option from the bottom (Trigger Sense). Use  and  to select the subject movement sensitivity, and then press [SET]. • You can select any one of three sensitivity levels: “High”, “Normal”, or “Low”. •...
Image recording will continue until the end of the recording time is reached. • While the camera is in Move Out CS recording standby, you can cancel standby by pressing the shutter button all the way down. You then will be able to shoot images normally.
Image recording will continue until the end of the recording time is reached. • While the camera is in Move In CS recording standby, you can cancel standby by pressing the shutter button all the way down. You then will be able to shoot images normally.
Advanced Settings The following are menu operations you can use to configure various camera settings. Using On-screen Menus . Example Menu Screen Operation Press [MENU] to display the menu screen. • Menu contents are different in the REC mode and PLAY mode. Example: REC mode menu Menu Screen Operation Buttons Selects tabs.
Use  and  to select the menu item you want, and then press . Use  and  to change the setting. After the setting is the way you want, press [SET]. • Pressing [ ] registers the selected setting and returns to the menu.
REC Mode Settings (REC) Selecting a Focus Mode (Focus) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Focus Settings Type of Shot Q Auto General Focus recording ´ Close ups Macro Shooting with a E Pan relatively wide Focus focus range Scenery and other distant...
To focus with manual focus On the monitor screen, compose the image so the subject you want to focus on is within the yellow boundary. Watching the image on the monitor screen use  and  to adjust focus. • At this time the image that is within the boundary will enlarge and fill the monitor screen, which aids in focusing.
Using Focus Lock “Focus lock” is a technique you can use when you want to compose an image in which the subject you want to focus on is not within the focus frame in the center of the screen. • To use focus lock, select “ the Auto Focus area (page 88).
Using the Self-timer (Self-timer) Procedure [r] (REC) *[MENU] * REC Tab * Self-timer With the Self-timer, pressing the shutter button starts a timer. The shutter is released and the image is shot after a fixed amount of time. 10 sec 10-second Self-timer „...
Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement (Anti Shake) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Anti Shake You can turn on the camera’s Anti Shake feature to reduce image blur due to subject movement or camera movement when shooting a moving subject using telephoto, when shooting a fast-moving subject, or when shooting under dim lighting conditions.
Specifying the Auto Focus Area (AF Area) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * AF Area You can use the following procedure to change the Auto Focus metering area for shooting snapshots. • When recording movies, the AF metering area is always “ This mode takes readings of a small area in the center of the image.
Using the Auto Focus Assist Light (AF Assist Light) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * AF Assist Light Half-pressing the shutter button while this setting is selected causes the front lamp to light, which provides illumination for focusing in areas where lighting is dim.
Tips for Best Face Detection Results • The camera performs center focus if it cannot detect a face. • Always make sure that Auto Focus (AF) is selected as the focus mode when shooting with face detection. • Detection of the following types of faces is not supported. –...
Shooting with Continuous Auto Focus (Continuous AF) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Continuous AF When shooting a snapshot while “On” is selected for Continuous AF, Auto Focus is performed and focusing is continually updated until you half-press the shutter button. •...
Configuring the Continuous Shutter Image Save Method (Save CS Images) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Save CS Images See page 55 for details. Turning Digital Zoom On or Off (Digital Zoom) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Digital Zoom Select “On”...
Shooting with Quick Shutter (Quick Shutter) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Quick Shutter When Quick Shutter is turned on, you can press the shutter button all the way without waiting for Auto Focus. This will record the image using a high-speed focus operation that is much faster than Auto Focus.
Displaying the On-screen Grid (Grid) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Grid The on-screen grid can be displayed on the REC mode monitor screen for easy vertical and horizontal alignment when composing images. Using Icon Help (Icon Help) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Icon Help While Icon Help is turned on, a textual description will appear on the display for...
Configuring Power On Default Settings (Memory) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Memory This setting lets you specify which camera settings should be remembered by the camera when it is turned off, and restored the next time the camera is turned on. To have the camera remember a setting, you should enable the setting’s memory.
Image Quality Settings (Quality) Specifying Snapshot Image Quality (T Quality (Snapshot)) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * T Quality (Snapshot) Fine Gives image quality priority Normal Normal Economy Gives the number of images priority • The “Fine” setting helps to bring out details when shooting dense tree branches or leaves, a complex pattern, etc.
Setting the High Speed Movie Frame Rate (HS » Speed) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * HS » Speed See page 61 for details. Specifying the Metering Mode (Metering) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Metering The metering mode determines what part of the subject is metered for exposure.
Specifying Flash Intensity (Flash Intensity) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Flash Intensity You can specify flash intensity to one of five levels from +2 (brightest flash) to –2 (least bright flash). • Flash intensity may not change when the subject is too far away or too close. Using Built-in Color Filters (Color Filter) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Color Filter...
Viewing Snapshots and Movies Viewing Snapshots See page 31 for the procedure for viewing snapshots. Viewing a Movie Press [p] (PLAY) and then use  and  to display the movie you want to view. Press [SET] to start playback. Movie Playback Controls   (Playback in progress.) Fast forward/fast...
Viewing Continuous Shutter Images Each time you perform a continuous shutter (CS) operation, the camera creates a CS group that includes all of the images for that particular CS session. You can use the following procedure to play back the images in a particular CS group. Press [ ] (PLAY) and then use [ whose images you want to view.
The following are operations that are supported after you press [SET] to start image playback. During playback, changes the playback direction and playback speed. While playback is paused, scrolls forward or back.   • Playback speed cannot be adjusted while the displayed image is zoomed.
Deleting Continuous Shutter Images You can use the following procedures to delete images while playback is in progress or paused. . Deleting a Specific CS Group File While CS image playback is in progress or paused (toggle by pressing [SET]), press [ This will display the “CS Frame Edit”...
Dividing Up a CS Group Use the following to divide up a CS Group into individual images. . Dividing Up a Specific CS Group While a CS group is displayed or while the images of a CS group are scrolling on the monitor screen, press [MENU]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “PLAY”...
Copying a CS Group Image Use the following procedure to copy an image in a CS group to a location outside of the group. While CS image playback is in progress or paused (toggle by pressing [SET]), press [ This will display the “CS Frame Edit” menu. Use  and  to select “Copy”, and then press [SET].
Zooming an On-screen Image In the PLAY mode, use  and  to scroll through the images until the one you want is displayed. Slide the zoom controller towards z ([) to zoom. You can use , , , and  to scroll the zoomed image on the monitor screen.
Viewing Snapshots and Movies on a TV Screen Use the AV cable that comes with the camera to connect it to the TV. Yellow Video Audio AUDIO IN jack (white) VIDEO IN jack (yellow) • Make sure that you insert the cable connector into the USB/AV port until you feel it click securely into place.
Press [p] (PLAY) to turn on the camera. This will cause an image to appear on the TV screen, without anything appearing on the camera’s monitor screen. • Pressing [ON/OFF] or [r] (REC) will not turn on the camera while the AV cable is connected.
Other Playback Functions (PLAY) This section explains menu items that you can use to configure settings and perform other playback operations. For information about menu operations, see page 80. Playing a Slideshow on the Camera (Slideshow) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Slideshow Start Starts the slideshow Images...
Effect Select the effect you want. Pattern 1 to 5: Plays background music and applies an image change effect. • Patterns 2 through 4 have different background music, but they all use the same image change effect. • Pattern 5 can be used for playback of snapshots only (except for those that are part of a CS group), and the “Interval”...
Connect the camera to your computer (pages 132, 141). If you plan to save the music files to the camera’s memory card, make sure the card is loaded in the camera. Perform one of the following operations to open the memory card or built-in memory.
Creating a Snapshot of Movie Frames (MOTION PRINT) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Movie Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * MOTION PRINT Use  and  to scroll through the movie frames and display the one you want to use as the image of the MOTION PRINT image.
Editing a Movie on the Camera (Movie Editing) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Movie Screen of Movie to be Edited * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Movie Editing The Movie Editing feature lets you use one of the following procedures to edit out a specific part of a movie.
Press  to display the editing menu and specify one or two cut points. (To-Point Cut) (Point-To-Point Cut) ¡ (From-Point Cut) Use  and  to select “Yes” and then press [SET]. The selected cut operation will take considerable time to complete. Don’t try to perform any camera operation until the “Busy...
Adjusting White Balance (White Balance) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * White Balance You can use the white balance setting to select a light source type for a recorded image, which will affect the colors of the image. Daylight Outdoors, fair weather ¤...
Adjusting the Brightness of an Existing Snapshot (Brightness) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Brightness You can select one of five brightness levels, from +2 (brightest) to –2 (least bright). NOTE • The original snapshot is retained in memory and not deleted. •...
Protecting a File Against Deletion (Protect) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Protect Protects specific files. Use  and  to scroll through the files until the one you want to protect is displayed. Use  and  to select “On” and then press [SET].
. To protect a specific image in a CS group While CS image playback is in progress or paused (toggle by pressing [SET]), press [ This will display the “CS Frame Edit” menu. Use  and  to select “Protect” and then press [SET]. Use  and  to scroll through images until one you want to protect is displayed.
. To protect all the images in a CS group While a CS group is displayed or while the images of a CS group are scrolling on the monitor screen, press [MENU]. Use  and  to select “PLAY” tab. Use  and  to select “Protect”...
Rotating an Image (Rotation) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Rotation Use  and  to select “Rotation” and then press [SET]. Each press of [SET] will rotate the displayed image 90 degrees left. When the displayed image is at the orientation you want, press [MENU].
Cropping a Snapshot (Trimming) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Trimming You can crop a snapshot to trim parts you do not need, and save the result in a separate file. The original snapshot is also retained.
Dividing Up a Continuous Shutter Group (Divide Group) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Divide Group See page 103 for details. Editing a CS Image (CS Frame Edit) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * CS Frame Edit See the following pages for details.
Printing Printing Snapshots Professional Print Service You can take a memory card that contains the images you want to print to a professional print service and have them printed. Printing on a Home Printer Printing Images on a Printer with Memory Card Slot You can use a printer equipped with a memory card slot to print images directly from a memory card.
. Connecting the Camera to a Printer Use the USB cable that comes bundled with the camera to connect the camera to your printer’s USB port. Large connector USB port • The camera does not draw power over the USB cable. Check the battery level before connecting and make sure it is not too low.
. To print Turn on the printer and load paper. Turn on the camera. This will display the print menu screen. Use  and  to select “Paper Size”, and then press . Use  and  to select a paper size and then press [SET]. •...
Using DPOF to Specify Images to be Printed and the Number of Copies . Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) DPOF is a standard that allows you to include image type, number of copy, and time stamp on/off information on the memory card with the images. After configuring settings, you can use the memory card to print on a home printer that supports DPOF or take the memory card to a professional print service.
. Configuring the Same DPOF Settings for All the Images Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * DPOF Printing * All images Use  and  to specify the number of copies. You can specify a value up to 99. Specify 00 if you do not want to print the image. •...
. To configure the same DPOF settings for all the images in a CS group While CS image playback is in progress or paused (toggle by pressing [SET]), press [ This will display the “CS Frame Edit” menu. Use  and  to select “DPOF Printing” and then press [SET]. Use  and  to select “Frame all”...
DPOF settings are not cleared automatically after printing is complete. The next DPOF print operation you execute will be performed using the last DPOF settings you configured for the images. To clear DPOF settings, specify “00” for the number of copies of all images. Tell your print service about your DPOF settings! If you take a memory card to a professional print service, be sure to tell them that it includes DPOF settings for the images to be printed and the number of copies.
. Standards Supported by the Camera • PictBridge This is a standard of the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). You can connect the camera directly to a printer that supports PictBridge, and perform image selection and printing using the camera monitor screen and controls.
Using the Camera with a Computer Things you can do using a computer... You can perform the operations described below while the camera is connected to a computer. Save images to a computer and view them there Transfer images stored on your computer to camera memory Playback and edit...
View the User’s Vista / XP (SP2/SP3) / Guide 2000 (SP4) YouTube Uploader for CASIO and Photo Transport will not run under 64-bit versions of Windows Vista. Install this software: Installation not required. Installation not required. • Windows Media Player,...
. Computer System Requirements for Bundled Software Computer system requirements are different for each of the applications. See the “Read me” file that comes with each application for details. Information about computer system requirements also can be found under “Computer System Requirements for Bundled Software”...
Turn off the camera and then use the USB cable that comes with the camera to connect it to your computer. USB port Large connector • The camera does not draw power over the USB cable. Check the battery level before connecting and make sure it is not too low.
Windows Vista users: Click “Start” and then “Computer”. Windows XP users: Click “Start” and then “My Computer”. Windows 2000 users: Doubleclick “My Computer”. Double-click “Removable Disk”. • Your computer recognizes the memory card loaded in the camera (or built-in memory if there is no card) as a removable disk. Right-click the “DCIM”...
. To view images you copied to your computer Double-click the copied “DCIM” folder to open it. Double-click the folder that contains the images you want to view. Double-click the image file you want to view. • For information about file names, see “Memory Folder Structure” on page 148. •...
Playing Movies Windows Media Player, which is already installed on most computers, can be used for movie playback. To play back a movie, first copy the movie to your computer and then double-click the movie file. . Minimum Computer System Requirements for HD Movie Playback The minimum system requirements described below are necessary to play back HD movies recorded with this camera on a computer.
Uploader for CASIO. . To upload a movie file to YouTube • Before you can use YouTube Uploader for CASIO, you need to go to the YouTube website (http://www.youtube.com/) and register as a user there. • Do not upload any video that is copyrighted (including neighboring copyrights) unless you yourself own the copyright or you have obtained the permission of the applicable copyright holder(s).
On the menu screen, click the “Language” down arrow button and then select the language you want. Click “Manual” to select it and then click “Digital Camera”. IMPORTANT! • You must have Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader installed on your computer in order to view the contents of a PDF file.
. To transfer images to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 132). On your computer, click the following: Start * All Programs * CASIO * Photo Transport. This starts up Photo Transport. Drag the file(s) you want to transfer to the [Transfer] button.
. To transfer computer screen captures to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 132). On your computer, click the following: Start * All Programs * CASIO * Photo Transport. This starts up Photo Transport. Display the screen whose screen capture you want to transfer.
Using the Camera with a Macintosh Install the required software in accordance with what version of the Macintosh OS you are running and what you want to do. Operating When you want to System do this: Version Save images to your OS 9 Macintosh and view OS X...
Turn off the camera and then use the USB cable that comes with the camera to connect it to your Macintosh. USB port Large connector • The camera does not draw power over the USB cable. Check the battery level before connecting and make sure it is not too low.
Double-click the camera’s drive icon. Drag the “DCIM” folder to the folder to which you want to copy it. After the copy operation is complete, drag the drive icon to Trash. On the camera, press [ON/OFF] to turn off the camera. After making sure that the green back lamp is unlit, disconnect the camera from the computer.
Transferring Images Automatically and Managing Them on Your Macintosh If you are running Mac OS X, you can use the iPhoto application that comes bundled with the operating system to manage your images. If you are running Mac OS 9, you will need to use commercially available software.
Open the file named “camera_xx.pdf”. • “xx” is the language code (Example: camera_e.pdf is for English.) User Registration Internet registration only is supported. Visit the following CASIO website to register: http://world.casio.com/qv/register/ Using an Eye-Fi Wireless SD Memory Card to Transfer Images...
IMPORTANT! • Recorded images are transferred over wireless LAN. Do not use the Eye-Fi card or turn off Eye-Fi card communication (page 150) when on an aircraft or in any other location where use of wireless communication is limited or prohibited. •...
Files and Folders The camera creates a file each time you shoot a snapshot, record a movie, or perform any other operation that stores data. Files are grouped by storing them in folders. Each file and folder has its own unique name. •...
Memory Card Data The camera stores images you shoot in accordance with the Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF). . About DCF DCF is a standard that makes it possible to view and print images recorded on one manufacturer’s camera on DCF-compliant devices produced by other manufacturers. You can transfer DCF-compliant images recorded with another camera to this camera and view them on this camera’s monitor screen.
. Supported Image Files • Image files shot with this camera • DCF-compliant image files This camera may not be able to display an image, even if it is DCF-compliant. When displaying an image recorded on another camera, it may take a long time for the image to appear on this camera’s monitor screen.
Other Settings (Set Up) This section explains menu items that you can use to configure settings and perform other operations in both the REC mode and PLAY mode. For information about menu operations, see page 80. Adjusting Monitor Screen Brightness (Screen) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Screen With this setting, the camera detects available light levels and...
Configuring Camera Sound Settings (Sounds) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Sounds Startup Specifies the startup sound Half Shutter Sound 1 - 5: Built-in sounds (1 through 5) Shutter Off: Sound off Operation Specifies the sound volume. This setting is also used as the Operation audio level during video output (page 157).
Configuring World Time Settings (World Time) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * World Time You can use the World Time screen to view the current time in a zone that is different from your Home City when you go on a trip, etc. World Time displays the current time in 162 cities in 32 time zones around the globe.
Time Stamping Snapshots (Timestamp) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Timestamp You can configure the camera to stamp the recording date only, or date and time in the lower right corner of each snapshot. • Once date and time information is stamped into a snapshot, it cannot be edited or deleted.
Specifying the Date Style (Date Style) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Date Style You can select from among three different styles for the date. Example: December 30, 2009 YY/MM/DD 09/12/30 DD/MM/YY 30/12/09 MM/DD/YY 12/30/09 • This setting also affects the control panel date format as shown below (page 34). YY/MM/DD or MM/DD/YY: MM/DD DD/MM/YY: DD/MM Specifying the Display Language (Language)
Configuring Sleep State Settings (Sleep) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Sleep This feature turns off the monitor screen whenever no camera operation is performed for a preset amount of time. Press any button to turn the monitor screen back on. Trigger Time Settings: 30 sec, 1 min, 2 min, Off (Sleep is disabled while “Off”...
Configuring [r] and [p] Settings (REC/PLAY) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * REC/PLAY Camera turns on whenever [ Power On pressed. Camera turns on or off whenever [ Power On/Off pressed. Camera does not turn on or off when [ Disable is pressed.
Selecting the Screen Aspect Ratio and Video Output System (Video Out) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Video Out You can use the procedure in this section to select either NTSC or PAL as the video output system. You can also specify an aspect ratio of 4:3 or 16:9. NTSC Video system used in Japan, the U.S., and other countries Video system used in Europe and other areas Normal TV screen aspect ratio...
Formatting Built-in Memory or a Memory Card (Format) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Format If a memory card is loaded in the camera, this operation will format the memory card. It will format built-in memory if no memory card is loaded. •...
Configuring Monitor Screen Settings Turning Display Information On and Off (Info) Each press of  (DISP) will cycle through display settings that display or hide on- screen information and the control panel. You can configure separate settings for the REC mode and PLAY mode. Information on, Displays setting information and the control panel.
How to Use the Histogram A histogram is a graph that represents the lightness of an image in terms of the number of pixels. The vertical axis indicates the number of pixels, while the horizontal axis indicates lightness. If the histogram appears too lopsided for some reason, you can use EV shift to move it left or right in order to achieve better balance.
Appendix Precautions during Use . Avoid Use While In Motion • Never use the camera to record or play back images while operating an automobile or other vehicle, or while walking. Looking at the monitor while in motion creates the risk of serious accident. .
• Never try to take the camera apart or modify it in any way. Doing so creates the risk of electric shock, burn injury, and other personal injury. Be sure to leave all internal inspection, maintenance, and repair up to your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.
• The battery is intended for use with a CASIO Digital Camera only. Use with any other device creates the risk of the battery damage, or deterioration of battery performance and service life.
• If battery charging does not end normally within the specified charging time, stop charging anyway and contact your local CASIO authorized service center. Continued charging creates the risk of battery overheating, fire, and explosion.
. Data Error Precautions Your digital camera is manufactured using precision digital components. Any of the following creates the risk of corruption of data in camera memory. – Removing the battery or memory card while the camera is performing some operation –...
0 Should the power cord ever become damaged (to the point that internal wires are exposed or cut), immediately contact your original retailer or authorized CASIO authorized service center to request repair. Continued use of a damaged power cord creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.
Note that CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for use of this product in any way that infringes on the copyrights of others or that violates copyright laws.
If problems continue to occur after you perform the above steps, it could mean that the battery is faulty. Contact your nearest CASIO authorized service center. To replace the battery Open the battery cover and remove the current battery.
Battery Precautions . Precautions during Use • Operation provided by a battery under cold conditions is always less than operation under normal temperatures. This is due to the characteristics of the battery, not the camera. • Charge the battery in an area where the temperature is within the range of 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F).
Using a Memory Card See page 22 for information about supported memory cards and how to load a memory card. To replace the memory card Press the memory card and then release it. This will cause it to pop out of the memory card slot slightly. Pull the card out the rest of the way and then insert another one.
. Discarding or Transferring Ownership of a Memory Card or the Camera The format and delete functions of the camera do not actually delete files from the memory card. The original data remains on the card. Note that responsibility for the data on a memory card lies with you.
Hard Disk Drive Space : At least 180MB Other : Internet Explorer 6.0 or higher installed For details about the minimum system requirements for each software application, see the “Read me” files on the CASIO Digital Camera Software CD-ROM that comes bundled with the camera. Appendix...
Reset Initial Default Settings The tables in this section show the initial default settings that are configured for menu items (displayed when you press [MENU]) after you reset the camera (page 158). Menu items depend on whether the camera is in the REC mode or PLAY mode. •...
2)The battery may be dead. Charge the battery (page 16). If the battery goes dead soon after being charged, it means the battery has reached the end of its life and needs to be replaced. Purchase a separately available CASIO NP-40 rechargeable lithium ion battery. The camera 1)Auto Power Off may have activated (page 155).
“Lag Correction” setting to “Ó Off” (page 43). The ? (Flash Off) The flash unit may be malfunctioning. Contact a CASIO service icon flashes red on center or your original retailer. Note that though the flash will not the monitor screen fire, you still can use the camera for non-flash shots.
Images are not This camera cannot display non-DCF images recorded onto a displayed. memory card using another digital camera. Images cannot be Note that you cannot edit the following types of snapshots. edited (with White • Snapshots created using MOTION PRINT Balance, •...
If the same message appears after you turn power back on, contact your retailer or a CASIO authorized service center. • If the time and date are reset to their factory default settings when you remove the battery after it has been loaded for more than 24 hours, it could mean that the camera’s setting...
Display Messages The camera’s protection function may have activated because camera temperature is too high. Turn off the ALERT camera and wait until it cools down before trying to use it again. Battery is low. Battery power is low. The camera could not go into auto record standby for some Camera not in reason during a Move Out CS or Move In CS operation.
If the same LENS ERROR message appears after you turn power back on, contact a CASIO authorized service center or your original retailer. The Anti Shake unit of the camera may be malfunctioning. LENS ERROR 2 If the same message appears after you turn power back on, contact your retailer or a CASIO service center.
This card is not The memory card loaded in the camera is not formatted. formatted. Format the memory card (page 158). This file cannot be The file you are trying to access is corrupted or is a type played. that cannot be displayed by this camera. •...
Number of Snapshots/Movie Recording Time Snapshot Image Size Image (Pixels) Quality Fine (3456 2592) Normal Economy Fine (3456 2304) Normal Economy 16:9 Fine (3456 1944) Normal Economy Fine (2816 2112) Normal Economy Fine (2304 1728) Normal Economy Fine (1600 1200) Normal Economy Fine...
Movies Image Movie Quality Approximate Data Mode (Pixels)/ Rate (Frame Rate) (Audio) 30 Megabits/second 1280 (30 frames/second) (Monaural) HD/STD 10 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) (Monaural) 210 fps 50 Megabits/second (210 frames/second) (No audio) 420 fps 50 Megabits/second (420 frames/second) (No audio) 1000 fps 25 Megabits/second (1000 frames/second)
In order to avoid this problem, use of an Ultra High Speed Type SD memory card is recommended. Note, however that CASIO makes no guarantees about the operation of any Ultra High Speed Type SD memory card used with this camera.
Specifications File Format Snapshots: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2); DCF 1.0 standard; DPOF Movies: Motion JPEG AVI, IMA-ADPCM audio (monaural) Recording Media Built-in Memory (Image Storage Area: 31.9MB) SD/SDHC Recorded Image Sizes Snapshot: 9M (3456 Movies: HD (1280 Delete 1 file; all files CS group, Individual images within a CS group (with memory protection feature) Effective Pixels...
Exposure –2.0 EV to +2.0 EV (in 1/3EV steps) Compensation Shutter CMOS electronic shutter, mechanical shutter Shutter Speed Snapshot (Auto): Snapshot (Night Scene): 4 to 1/1000 second * May differ due to the camera setup. Aperture Value F3.6 (W) to F8.5 (W) (When used with ND filter); aperture changed by optical zoom or recording mode White Balance Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White Fluorescent,...
Input/Output USB/AV port, Hi-Speed USB compatible Terminals Microphone Monaural Speaker Monaural Power Requirements Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) Appendix...
Approximate Battery Life All of the values provided below represent the approximate amount of time under normal temperature (23°C (73°F)) before the camera turns off. These values are not guaranteed. Low temperatures shorten battery life. Number of Shots (CIPA) (Operating Time)* Continuous Playback (Snapshots)* Approximate continuous movie recording time (High speed movie)*...
. Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) Rated Voltage Rated Capacitance Operating Temperature Dimensions Weight . Charger unit (BC-31L) Input Power Output Power Operating Temperature Supported Battery Type Charging Time Dimensions Weight • Power cord precautions for use in Singapore The power cord set is not supplied. The power cord used must comply with relevant national and/or international standards.
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