Casio EX-S12 EX-S12 User Manual

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  • Page 1: Digital Camera

    Digital Camera User’s Guide Thank you for purchasing this CASIO product. • Before using it, be sure to read the precautions contained in this User’s Guide. • Keep the User’s Guide in a safe place for future reference. • For the most up-to-date information about this product, visit the official EXILIM Website at
  • Page 2: Unpacking

    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.
  • Page 3: Read This First

    CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. is forbidden under copyright laws. • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any damages or lost profits suffered by you or any third party due to the use or malfunction of this product.
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    What is a digital camera? ........13 What you can do with your CASIO camera ......14 First, charge the battery prior to use..
  • Page 5 Recording Movie Images and Audio To record a movie ..........50 Using Prerecord Movie .
  • Page 6 Controlling Image Sharpness ......(Sharpness) . . . 87 Controlling Color Saturation ......(Saturation) . . . 87 Adjusting Image Contrast .
  • Page 7 Printing Printing Snapshots..........117 Connecting Directly to a PictBridge Compatible Printer .
  • Page 8 Time Stamping Snapshots ......(Timestamp) . 156 Setting the Camera’s Clock ......(Adjust) . 156 Specifying the Date Style .
  • Page 9: General Guide

    General Guide The numbers in parentheses indicate the pages where each item is explained. . Camera Front Shutter button (page 24) [ON/OFF] (Power) (page 23) Flash (page 36) Front lamp (pages 27, 70, 76) Lens Microphone (pages 51, 111) Back lamp (pages 23, 25, 36) Bottom cl bt...
  • Page 10: Monitor Screen Contents

    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.
  • Page 11: Movie Recording

    . Movie Recording Panel : Show Panel : Hide Focus mode (page 66) White balance setting (page 84) Recording mode (page 50) Remaining movie memory capacity (page 50) Movie recording time (page 50) Exposure compensation (page 46) Battery level indicator (page 18) Histogram (page 162) Anti Shake (page 75)
  • Page 12: Movie Playback

    . Snapshot Viewing bl bk . Movie Playback File type Protect indicator (page 108) Folder name/file name (page 140) Snapshot image quality (page 82) Snapshot image size (page 33) ISO sensitivity (page 85) Aperture value Shutter speed Date/time (page 47) Metering mode (page 86) White balance setting (page 105) Flash (page 36)
  • Page 13: Quick Start Basics

    Quick Start Basics What is a digital camera? A digital camera stores images on a memory card, so you can record and delete images a countless number of times. Record Delete Play You can use the images you record in a variety of different ways.
  • Page 14: What You Can Do With Your Casio Camera

    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. Dynamic Photo Extract a moving subject out of a series of Continuous Shutter images you have shot and insert them into another image to create a Dynamic Photo image that features the moving subject.
  • Page 15: First, Charge The Battery Prior To Use

    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-60) for power. Never try to use any other type of battery.
  • Page 16 Other Charging Precautions • Use the special charger (BC-60L) to charge the special lithium ion battery (NP-60). 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.
  • Page 17: To Load The Battery

    To load the battery Open the battery cover. Slide the battery cover slider towards OPEN and then open it as indicated by the arrows in the illustration. 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...
  • Page 18 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 •...
  • Page 19: Configuring Basic Settings The First Time You Turn On The Camera

    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.
  • Page 20: Preparing A Memory Card

    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 157 – Date and time: Page 156 NOTE •...
  • Page 21: To Load A Memory Card

    • Never insert anything besides a supported memory card (page 20) 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. Front...
  • Page 22: To Format (Initialize) A New Memory Card

    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]. Select the “Set Up” tab, select “Format” and then press [6]. Use [8] and [2] to select “Format”...
  • Page 23: Turning The Camera On And Off

    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.
  • Page 24: To Shoot A Snapshot

    To shoot a snapshot Press [r] (REC) to turn on the camera. Make sure R is on the display. If it isn’t, see page 55. Snapshot mode icon Remaining Snapshot Memory Capacity (page 188) Point the camera at the subject. You can zoom the image, if you want.
  • Page 25 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. Half-press Press lightly until the button stops. Beep, beep (Image is in focus.) Continuing to keep the camera still, press the shutter button the rest of the way down.
  • Page 26: Using Quick Shutter

    . Using Quick Shutter Fully pressing the shutting button without waiting for Auto Focus to operate will record using Quick Shutter (page 79). • 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.
  • Page 27: Holding The Camera Correctly

    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.
  • Page 28: Viewing Snapshots

    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 88. Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode. • This will display one of the snapshots currently stored in memory.
  • Page 29: Deleting Images

    Deleting Images If memory becomes full, you can delete images you no longer need to free up storage and record more images. IMPORTANT! • Remember that a file (image) delete operation cannot be undone. • Deleting an audio snapshot (page 112) deletes both the snapshot and the audio file.
  • Page 30: Snapshot Shooting Precautions

    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. •...
  • Page 31: Snapshot Tutorial

    Snapshot Tutorial Using the Control Panel The Control Panel can be used to configure camera settings. In the REC mode, press [SET]. This will select one of the Control Panel icons and display its settings. [8] [2] [4] [6] [SET] Use [8] and [2] to select the setting you want to change.
  • Page 32: Specifying Control Panel Items

    Specifying Control Panel Items You can use the following procedure to specify the eight items you want on the Control Panel. While the Control Panel is displayed, press [MENU]. • This will display a menu of Control Panel items, with the items currently selected for display shown in green.
  • Page 33: Changing The Image Size

    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...
  • Page 34 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). Less detail, but takes up less memory.
  • Page 35 . To select the image size In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use [8] and [2] to select the top Control Panel option (Image Size). Use [ ] and [6] to select an image size and then press [SET]. Suggested Image Size Print Size and (Pixels)
  • Page 36: Using Flash

    Using Flash (Flash) In the REC mode, press [2] ( Use [4] and [6] to select the flash setting you want and then press [SET]. When the “R Panel” menu item (page 150) is “Hide” (so the Control Panel is not displayed), pressing [2] ( through the available flash settings.
  • Page 37 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 191) depends on operating conditions (battery condition, ambient temperature, etc.).
  • Page 38: Specifying The Auto Focus Area

    Specifying the Auto Focus Area (AF Area) This mode takes readings of a small area in the center of the Spot Í image. This setting works well with focus lock (page 69). When you half-press the shutter button while this setting selected, the camera will select the optimum Auto Focus area from among Multi È...
  • Page 39: Optimizing Image Brightness

    IMPORTANT! • “È Multi” cannot be selected for the Auto Focus area while you are using Face Detection (page 43). • “Ë Tracking” cannot be selected for the Auto Focus area while you are using Auto Shutter (page 71). Optimizing Image Brightness (Lighting) You can use this setting to optimize the balance between bright areas and dark areas when shooting images.
  • Page 40: Using Continuous Shutter

    Using Continuous Shutter (CS) Your camera has four continuous shutter modes. CS speed Depends on Normal memory card Speed CS capacity 4 images per CS: 4 fps second images CS: 10 fps per second 3 images per CS: Flash second To turn off a continuous shutter mode, select “Off”.
  • Page 41: Specifying The Method For Saving Continuous Shutter Images

    Specifying the Method for Saving Continuous Shutter Images Specify the method to use for saving images recorded with the following continuous shutter (CS) modes. CS: 4fps/10fps After continuous shutter shooting is finished, use [8] and [2] to select the save method you want and then press [SET]. Save Selected The shot images are played back at slow speed so you can select the images you want to save.
  • Page 42 IMPORTANT! • 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.
  • Page 43: Using Face Detection

    Using Face Detection (Face Detection) When shooting people, the face detection feature detects the faces of up to ten individuals and adjusts focus and brightness accordingly. In the REC mode, press [4] or [6] to turn off the Make-up Mode. •...
  • Page 44 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. • Face detection may take a bit longer when you hold the camera sideways. •...
  • Page 45: Shooting With The Make-Up Mode

    Shooting with the Make-up Mode (Make-up) The Make-up Mode smoothes the skin texture of the subject and softens facial shadows caused by harsh sunlight for better looking portraits. In the REC mode, press [4] or [6] to turn on the Make-up Mode. •...
  • Page 46: Correcting Image Brightness

    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 [8] and [2] to select the second Control Panel option from the bottom (EV Shift).
  • Page 47: Changing The Control Panel Date/Time Style

    Changing the Control Panel Date/Time Style In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use [8] and [2] to select the bottom Control Panel option (Date/Time). Use [4] and [6] to select the date or time. NOTE • You can select either of two display style (page 157) for the date: Month/Day or Day/Month.
  • Page 48: Optical Zoom And Digital Zoom Switch Point

    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.
  • Page 49 • The image deterioration point depends on the image size (page 33). The smaller the image size, the higher the zoom factor you can use before reaching the image deterioration point. • Though digital zoom generally causes a deterioration of image quality, some digital zoom without image deterioration is possible with image sizes of “8M”...
  • Page 50: Recording Movie Images And Audio

    Recording Movie Images and Audio To record a movie Configure the quality setting for the movie (page 83). The length of the movie you can record will depend on the quality setting you select. In the REC mode, press [0] (Movie).
  • Page 51 NOTE • Spending a long time using movie recording will cause the camera to become slightly warm to the touch. This is normal and does not indicate malfunction. • The camera also records audio. Note the following points when shooting a movie. –...
  • Page 52: Using Prerecord Movie

    Using Prerecord Movie With this feature, the camera prerecords up to four seconds of whatever is happening in front of the lens in a buffer that is continually updated. Pressing [0] saves the prerecorded action (buffer contents) followed by real-time recording. Real-time recording continues until you stop it.
  • Page 53: Shooting A Snapshot While Shooting A Movie

    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 use [2] ( ) while shooting a movie to change the flash mode setting. •...
  • Page 54: To Play Back An Audio Recording

    NOTE • You can use [8] (DISP) during audio recording to toggle the monitor screen on and off. • When monitor screen contents are turned off, selecting the “Voice Recording” scene will cause the monitor screen to turn off immediately (page 162). About audio data •...
  • Page 55: Using Best Shot

    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.
  • Page 56 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.
  • Page 57 . BEST SHOT Precautions • The following BEST SHOT scenes cannot be used while recording a movie: Dynamic Photo, Multi-motion Image, ID Photo, Business cards and documents, White board, etc., Self-portrait (1 person), Self-portrait (2 people) • The following BEST SHOT scenes cannot be used while shooting a snapshot: Prerecord (Movie), For YouTube.
  • Page 58: Creating Your Own Best Shot Setups

    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 [4] and [6] to select the snapshot or movie whose setup you want to save.
  • Page 59: Shooting With Auto Best Shot

    Shooting with AUTO BEST SHOT With AUTO BEST SHOT, the camera automatically selects the BEST SHOT scene that suits your subject and shooting conditions, and configures its settings accordingly. The following are the scenes selected automatically by AUTO BEST SHOT. Portrait, Scenery, Night Scene, Night Scene Portrait, Macro, Sports, etc.
  • Page 60: Shooting Id Photographs

    Shooting ID Photographs You can use this procedure to shoot a portrait and then print it out in the following standard ID photo sizes: 30 Press [BS] (^) and then select the “ID Photo” scene. Press the shutter button to shoot a portrait of the person for whom you want to create an ID photo.
  • Page 61: Shooting Images Of Business Cards And Documents

    Shooting Images of Business Cards and Documents A process called “keystone correction” makes lines straight and natural, even if rectangular subjects are shot from an angle. BEST SHOT has two scenes. Press [BS] (^) and then select the “Business cards and documents” or “White board, etc.”...
  • Page 62: Recording A Self-Portrait

    NOTE • When composing an image like the ones shown above, make sure that the entire outline of the object you are trying to shoot is enclosed within the monitor screen. • Make sure the object is against a background that allows its outline to stand out. •...
  • Page 63: Isolating Moving Subjects

    NOTE • You can shoot with the self-portrait feature in combination with a continuous shutter (CS) mode (page 40). Operation is the same as that when a continuous shutter (CS) mode is used in combination with Auto Shutter. See page 73 for more information.
  • Page 64: Advanced Settings

    Advanced Settings The following are menu operations you can use to configure various camera settings. • You also can use the Control Panel (page 31) to configure some of the settings that appear on the menu screen. Refer to the page references provided in this section for information about configuring settings using the Control Panel.
  • Page 65 Use [8] and [2] to select the menu item you want, and then press [6]. Use [8] and [2] to change the setting. After the setting is the way you want, press [SET]. • Pressing [ ] registers the selected setting and returns to the menu.
  • Page 66: Rec Mode Settings

    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...
  • Page 67 Zoom Steps Z1 (Wide) Approx. 0.85 (2.8 Approx. 1.10 (3.6') Approx. 1.40 (4.6') Approx. 1.70 (5.6') Approx. 2.30 (7.5') Approx. 2.90 (9.5') 7 (Tele) Approx. 3.50 (11.5') NOTE • Above values are for reference only. For movie macro, the focus range is a few centimeters within the center distance. Normal Close Up Telephoto...
  • Page 68 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 [4] and [6] to adjust focus. • At this time the image that is within the boundary will enlarge and fill the monitor screen, which aids in focusing.
  • Page 69: Using Continuous Shutter

    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 “Í Spot” or “Ë Tracking” for the Auto Focus area (page 38).
  • Page 70: Using The Self-Timer

    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 „...
  • Page 71: Using Auto Shutter

    Using Auto Shutter (Auto Shutter) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Auto Shutter With Auto Shutter, the camera releases the shutter automatically when it detects that certain conditions are present. Camera releases the shutter automatically when it detects Detect Blur image blur to camera and subject movement are ¸...
  • Page 72 . To use Detect Panning to minimize image blur (Detect Panning) Point the camera at location where the subject will pass and then half- press the shutter button to adjust exposure and focus. Press the shutter button the rest of the way down.
  • Page 73 . To change Auto Shutter trigger sensitivity (Sensitivity) Use [8] and [2] to select “Sensitivity” and then press [6]. Use [4] and [6] to select the sensitivity setting you want, and then press [SET]. • You can select any one of three sensitivity levels, from ø (Lowest) to œ...
  • Page 74 Tips for Better Auto Shutter Snapshots • Using Auto Shutter in combination with Anti Shake (page 75) reduces the chance of image blur even more. • While recording with Detect Blur or Detect Smile, keep the camera as still as possible until the recording operation is complete.
  • Page 75: Shooting With Face Detection

    Shooting with Face Detection (Face Detection) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Face Detection For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 43. 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.
  • Page 76: Specifying The Auto Focus Area

    Specifying the Auto Focus Area (AF Area) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * AF Area For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 38. 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.
  • Page 77: Changing The Focus Frame Shape

    Changing the Focus Frame Shape (Focus Frame) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Focus Frame You can use this procedure to select from among five different shapes, including a heart shape, for the focus frame. Settings NOTE •...
  • Page 78: Turning Digital Zoom On Or Off

    Turning Digital Zoom On or Off (Digital Zoom) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Digital Zoom You can use this setting to turn digital zoom on or off. When digital zoom is turned off, operating the zoom controller zooms the image with optical zoom only. Assigning Functions to the [ Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * L/R Key...
  • Page 79: Shooting With Quick Shutter

    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.
  • Page 80: Displaying The On-Screen Grid

    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. Turning on Image Review (Review) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Review While Review is turned on, the camera will display a image for about one second...
  • Page 81: Configuring Power On Default Settings

    Configuring Power On Default Settings (Memory) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Memory When you turn off the camera, it remembers the current settings of all enabled memory items and restores them when you turn it back on. Any memory item that is disabled will be returned to its initial default setting whenever you turn off the camera.
  • Page 82: Image Quality Settings

    Image Quality Settings (Quality) Specifying Snapshot Size (Size) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Size For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 35. Specifying Snapshot Image Quality (Quality (Snapshot)) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * T Quality (Snapshot) Fine Gives image quality priority Normal...
  • Page 83: Specifying Movie Image Quality

    Specifying Movie Image Quality (Quality (Movie)) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * » Quality (Movie) Movie image quality is a standard that determines the detail, smoothness, and clarity of a movie during playback. Shooting with the high-quality (HD) setting will result in better image quality, but it also shortens the amount of time you can shoot.
  • Page 84: Controlling White Balance

    Controlling White Balance (White Balance) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * White Balance You can adjust white balance to match the source of light available where you are shooting and avoid the blue cast that results when shooting outdoors when it is cloudy, and the green cast that results when shooting under fluorescent lighting.
  • Page 85: Specifying Iso Sensitivity

    Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * ISO ISO sensitivity is a measure of sensitivity to light. Auto Adjusts sensitivity automatically according to conditions ISO 64 Lower sensitivity ISO 100 ISO 200 ISO 400 ISO 800 ISO 1600 Higher sensitivity...
  • Page 86: Specifying The Metering Mode

    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. Multi-pattern metering divides the image into sections and measures the light in each section for a balanced exposure reading. Multi This type of metering provides error-free exposure settings for a wide range of shooting conditions.
  • Page 87: Using Built-In Color Filters

    Using Built-in Color Filters (Color Filter) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Color Filter Settings: Off, B/W, Sepia, Red, Green, Blue, Yellow, Pink, and Purple Controlling Image Sharpness (Sharpness) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Sharpness You can specify one of five sharpness settings from +2 (sharpest) to –2 (least sharp).
  • Page 88: Viewing Snapshots And Movies

    Viewing Snapshots and Movies Viewing Snapshots See page 28 for the procedure for viewing snapshots. Viewing a Movie Press [p] (PLAY) and then use [4] and [6] to display the movie you want to view. Press [SET] to start playback. Movie Playback Controls [4] [6] Fast forward/fast...
  • Page 89: Viewing Continuous Shutter Images

    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.
  • Page 90: Deleting Continuous Shutter Images

    Playback Controls During playback, changes the playback direction and playback speed. While playback is paused, scrolls forward or back. [4] [6] • Playback speed cannot be adjusted while the displayed image is zoomed. [SET] Toggles between pause and play. Zooms the image. Zoom •...
  • Page 91: Dividing Up A Cs Group

    . Deleting All Files in a CS Group While CS image playback is in progress or paused, press [ Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Del Group Images” and then press [SET]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Yes”, and then press [SET]. Dividing Up a CS Group Use the following to divide up a CS Group into individual images.
  • Page 92: Zooming An On-Screen Image

    . Dividing Up All CS Groups While a CS group folder is displayed, press [MENU]. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “PLAY” tab. Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Divide Group” and then press [ Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Divide All Groups”...
  • Page 93: Displaying The Image Menu

    Displaying the Image Menu In the PLAY mode, slide the zoom controller towards w (]). Use [8], [2], [4] and [6] to move the selection boundary around the image menu. To view a particular image, use [8], [2], [4], or [6] to move the selection boundary to the image you want and then press [SET].
  • Page 94: Viewing Snapshots And Movies On A Tv 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 jacks (white) VIDEO IN jack (yellow) Making sure that the 2 mark on the camera is aligned with the 8 mark of the AV cable connector, connect the cable to the camera.
  • Page 95 Now you can display images and play back movies as you normally do. IMPORTANT! • Before connecting to a TV to display images, be sure to configure the camera’s [r] (REC) and [p] (PLAY) buttons for “Power On” or “Power On/Off” (page 159). •...
  • Page 96: Using Image Roulette

    Using Image Roulette With the camera turned off, hold down [4] and [p] (PLAY) until the Image Roulette screen appears on the monitor screen. The Image Roulette screen will cycle randomly through all the snapshots that are currently in memory and finally stop at one. •...
  • Page 97: Other Playback Functions (Play)

    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 64. Playing a Slideshow on the Camera (Slideshow) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Slideshow Start Starts the slideshow Images...
  • Page 98: Saving Music From Your Computer To Camera Memory

    Effect Select the effect you want. Pattern 1 to 5: Plays background music and applies an image change effect. • Patterns 1 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, and the “Interval” setting is ignored.
  • Page 99 Connect the camera to your computer (pages 125, 134). 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.
  • Page 100: Laying Out Snapshots With Layout Print

    Laying Out Snapshots with Layout Print (Layout Print) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Spnapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Layout Print You can use the following procedure to insert existing snapshots into the frames of a layout and produce a new image that contains multiple snapshots.
  • Page 101: Creating A Snapshot Of Movie Frames

    Creating a Snapshot of Movie Frames (MOTION PRINT) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Movie Screen to be Used * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * MOTION PRINT Use [4] and [6] to scroll through the movie frames and display the one you want to use as the image of the MOTION PRINT image.
  • Page 102: Editing A Movie On The Camera

    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.
  • Page 103 When the frame where you want the cut point to be is displayed, press [2]. (To-Point Cut) (Point-To-Point Cut) ¡ (From-Point Cut) Use [8] and [2] 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...
  • Page 104: Optimizing Image Brightness

    Optimizing Image Brightness (Lighting) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Lighting You can use this setting to optimize the balance between bright areas and dark areas in existing images. Performs a higher level of brightness correction than the “+1” setting. Performs brightness correction.
  • Page 105: Adjusting White Balance

    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 ¤...
  • Page 106: Adjusting The Brightness Of An Existing Snapshot

    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. •...
  • Page 107: Using Color Correction To Correct The Color Of

    Using Color Correction to Correct the Color of an Old Photograph (Color Correction) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Color Correction Color Correction lets you correct the color of an old photograph. The corrected image is saved as 2M (1600 1200 pixels) size.
  • Page 108: Selecting Images For Printing

    Selecting Images for Printing (DPOF Printing) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * DPOF Printing See page 120 for details. Protecting a File Against Deletion (Protect) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Protect Protects specific files.
  • Page 109: Editing The Date And Time Of An Image

    Editing the Date and Time of an Image (Date/Time) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Date/Time [8] [2] Changes the setting at the cursor location [4] [6] Moves the cursor between settings [BS] (^) Toggles between 12-hour and 24-hour format When the date and time settings are what you want, press [SET] to apply them.
  • Page 110: Resizing A Snapshot

    Resizing a Snapshot (Resize) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Resize You can reduce the size of a snapshot and save the result as a separate snapshot. The original snapshot is also retained. You can select resize an image to one of three image sizes: 8M, 5M, VGA.
  • Page 111: Adding Audio To A Snapshot

    Adding Audio to a Snapshot (Dubbing) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Dubbing You can add audio to a snapshot after you shoot it. You can re-record a snapshot’s audio whenever you want. You can record up to about 30 seconds of audio for a single snapshot.
  • Page 112: To Play Snapshot Audio

    To play snapshot audio In the PLAY mode, use [4] and [6] to scroll through the images until the Audio Snapshot you want is displayed. An audio snapshot is one that has a ˆ icon. Press [SET] to start playback. Voice Recording Playback Controls Fast forward/fast reverse Play/pause...
  • Page 113: Copying Files

    Copying Files (Copy) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Copy Files can be copied from the camera’s built-in memory to a memory card or from a memory card to built-in memory. Copies all files from built-in camera memory to a memory card. Built-in * Card This option copies all the files in built-in camera memory.
  • Page 114: Dynamic Photo

    Dynamic Photo You can use the procedures in this section to crop either a moving subject or a still subject out of a snapshot and then insert it into another snapshot. Moving Subject To create a subject image to be inserted (Dynamic Photo) Press [BS] (^) and then select the “Dynamic Photo”...
  • Page 115 First, shoot an image that includes the subject you want to extract. • Shoot an image in which the subject is as large as possible. Also, the image should include some easily identifiable reference point that you can use for later alignment in step 4, below. •...
  • Page 116: Inserting A Subject Into A Background Image

    Inserting a Subject into a Background Image (Dynamic Photo) Use the following procedure to insert a subject into a background image. A Dynamic Photo with a moving subject is saved as a 2M (1600 image. A Dynamic Photo with a still subject is saved as a 6M (2816 smaller size image.
  • Page 117: Printing

    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.
  • Page 118: Connecting Directly To A Pictbridge Compatible Printer

    Connecting Directly to a PictBridge Compatible Printer You can connect the camera directly to a printer that supports PictBridge and print images without going through a computer. . To set up the camera before connecting to a printer Turn on the camera and press [MENU]. On the “Set Up”...
  • Page 119 . To print Turn on the printer and load paper. Turn on the camera. This will display the print menu screen. Use [8] and [2] to select “Paper Size”, and then press [6]. Use [8] and [2] to select a paper size and then press [SET].
  • Page 120: Using Dpof To Specify Images To Be Printed And The Number Of Copies

    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.
  • Page 121 . Configuring the Same DPOF Settings for All the Images Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * DPOF Printing * All images Use [8] and [2] 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. •...
  • Page 122: Date Stamping

    . Date Stamping You can use one of the following three methods to include the recording date in the printout of an image. Configure DPOF settings (page 120). You can turn date stamping on and off each time you print. You can configure settings so some images include the date stamp and some don’t.
  • Page 123: Using The Camera With A Computer

    • To edit movies, use commercially available software as required. You can transfer screen shots of documents, digital books, web pages, and more to camera memory and take them along anywhere (CASIO DATA TRANSPORT) (page 143). Using the Camera with a Computer...
  • Page 124: Using The Camera With A Windows Computer

    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.
  • Page 125: Viewing And Storing Images On A Computer

    . 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”...
  • Page 126 Turn off the camera and then use the USB cable that comes with the camera to connect it to your computer. • The camera does not draw power over the USB cable. Make sure the camera’s battery is sufficiently charged before connecting.
  • Page 127 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” folder. On the shortcut menu that appears, click “Copy”. Windows Vista users: Click “Start” and then “Documents”. Windows XP users: Click “Start”...
  • Page 128 . 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 141. •...
  • Page 129: Playing Movies

    Uploading Movie Files to YouTube 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” BEST SHOT scene to YouTube.
  • Page 130 . To upload a movie file to YouTube • Before you can use YouTube Uploader for CASIO, you need to go to the YouTube website ( 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).
  • Page 131: Transferring Images From Your Computer To Camera Memory

    . To transfer images to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 125). 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.
  • Page 132 . To transfer computer screen captures to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 125). 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.
  • Page 133: Viewing User Documentation

    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.
  • Page 134: Using The Camera With A Macintosh

    Install this software: Installation not required. Use commercially available software. Use iPhoto, which comes bundled with your operating system. You can playback with QuickTime, which comes bundled with your operating system. CASIO DATA TRANSPORT 1.0 Using the Camera with a Computer page:...
  • Page 135 Turn off the camera and then use the USB cable that comes with the camera to connect it to your Macintosh. • The camera does not draw power over the USB cable. Make sure the camera’s battery is sufficiently charged before connecting.
  • Page 136: To View Copied Images

    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. . To view copied images Double-click the camera’s drive icon.
  • Page 137: Transferring Images Automatically And Managing Them

    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.
  • Page 138: Viewing User Documentation

    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: Using the Camera with a Computer...
  • Page 139: Using An Eye-Fi Wireless Sd Memory Card To Transfer Images (Eye-Fi)

    Using an Eye-Fi Wireless SD Memory Card to Transfer Images (Eye-Fi) Shooting with an Eye-Fi wireless SD memory card loaded in the camera makes it possible to transfer image data automatically to a computer via wireless LAN. Configure LAN access point, transfer destination and other settings for the Eye-Fi card in accordance with the instructions that come with the Eye-Fi card.
  • Page 140: Files And Folders

    Files and Folders The camera creates a file and saves it 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. •...
  • Page 141: Memory Card Data

    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.
  • Page 142: Supported Image Files

    . 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.
  • Page 143: Transferring Document Data From Your Computer To The Camera

    Transferring Document Data from Your Computer to the Camera You can use CASIO DATA TRANSPORT to transfer images of documents, digital books, web page images, and other document data you can view on your computer screen to the camera. Then you will be able to view the documents on the camera’s monitor screen.
  • Page 144 On the menu bar of the application you used to open the document data, select “File” * “Print” to display the print dialog box. Click the “Printer Name” down arrow button and then select “CASIO DATA TRANSPORT” from the list that appears.
  • Page 145: Transferring Data From A Macintosh

    Transferring Data from a Macintosh Before installing CASIO DATA TRANSPORT be sure to read any “readme” file that accompanies it. “readme” files contain important information about installation, including installation conditions and computer system requirements. . To install CASIO DATA TRANSPORT Place the CD-ROM that comes bundled with the camera into your Macintosh CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 146: To View Document Images On The Camera

    To view document images on the camera In the PLAY mode, press [BS] (^). This enters the data mode and displays a menu of document images currently in camera memory. • Pressing [BS] (^) again will return to the PLAY mode. Use the [8], [2], [4], and [6] to move the selection boundary to the document image you want to select, and then press [SET].
  • Page 147 . To rotate a document page Display any page in the document that contains the page you want to rotate and then press [MENU]. On the “DATA” tab, select “Rotation”, and then press [6]. Use [4] and [6] to select “Rotate”, and then press [SET]. Each press of [SET] will rotate the displayed image 90 degrees left.
  • Page 148: Managing Document Data On The Camera

    Managing Document Data on the Camera Protecting Document Data You can protect a specific document or all documents against deletion. Display any page in the document that contains the page you want to protect and then press [MENU]. On the “DATA” tab, select “Protect”, and then press [6]. You also can use the same procedure as above in the PLAY mode to protect a document (page 108).
  • Page 149: Deleting A Document

    . Deleting a Document You can delete a single document or you can batch delete all of the documents. • Formatting camera memory (page 161) also will delete all contents on the memory card or in built-in memory. To delete a single document On the document menu, use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to move the selection boundary to the document you want to delete.
  • Page 150: Other Settings (Set Up)

    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 64. REC Mode Control Panel Display (R Panel) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * R Panel Use the settings below to show or hide the Control Panel, and to select the icons to...
  • Page 151: Selecting A Play Mode Screen Layout

    Selecting a PLAY Mode Screen Layout (P Display) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * P Display The PLAY mode screen layout settings let you select how display images are shown on the monitor screen. With this setting, the display image is the maximum possible size that allows the entire image to be displayed horizontally.
  • Page 152: Adjusting Monitor Screen Brightness

    Adjusting Monitor Screen Brightness (Screen) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Screen You can change the brightness of the monitor screen. With this setting, the camera detects available light levels and Auto 1 or automatically adjusts the brightness of the monitor screen accordingly. Auto 2 •...
  • Page 153: Configuring Camera Sound Settings

    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 94).
  • Page 154: Specifying The File Name Serial Number Generation Rule

    Specifying the File Name Serial Number Generation Rule (File No.) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * File No. Use the following procedure to specify the rule that governs generation of the serial number used in file names (page 140). Tells the camera to remember the last used file number.
  • Page 155: Configuring World Time Settings

    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.
  • Page 156: Time Stamping Snapshots

    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.
  • Page 157: Specifying The Date Style

    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 19, 2009 YY/MM/DD 09/12/19 DD/MM/YY 19/12/09 MM/DD/YY 12/19/09 • This setting also affects the Control Panel date format as shown below (page 31). YY/MM/DD or MM/DD/YY: MM/DD DD/MM/YY: DD/MM Specifying the Display Language (Language)
  • Page 158: Specifying The Initial Data Mode Screen

    Specifying the Initial Data Mode Screen (DATA View) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * DATA View See page 147 for details. 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.
  • Page 159: Configuring Auto Power Settings

    Configuring Auto Power Settings (Auto Power Off) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Auto Power Off Auto Power Off turns off the camera whenever no camera operation is performed for a preset amount of time. Trigger Time Settings: 1 min, 2 min, 5 min (The trigger time is always 5 minutes in the PLAY mode.) •...
  • Page 160: Configuring Usb Protocol Settings

    Configuring USB Protocol Settings (USB) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * USB You can use the procedure below to select the USB communication protocol, which is used when exchanging data with a computer, printer, or other external device. Select this setting when connecting to a computer (pages 125, Mass 134).
  • Page 161: Formatting Built-In Memory Or A Memory Card

    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. •...
  • Page 162: Configuring Monitor Screen Settings

    Configuring Monitor Screen Settings You can turn display information on and off by pressing [8] (DISP). You can configure separate settings for the REC mode and PLAY mode. Information display on Information display + Histogram on Information display off Using the On-screen Histogram to Check Exposure Displays a histogram on the monitor screen which you can use to check the exposure of an image before you shoot it.
  • Page 163: How To Use The Histogram

    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.
  • Page 164: Appendix

    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. .
  • Page 165 • 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.
  • Page 166 • 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.
  • Page 167: Battery 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.
  • Page 168: Data Error Precautions

    . 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 –...
  • Page 169: Caring For Your Camera

    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.
  • Page 170 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.
  • Page 171 Any and all unauthorized commercial copying, distribution, and copying of the bundled software over a network are prohibited. This product contains PrKERNELv4 Real-time OS of eSOL Co., Ltd. Copyright 2007 eSOL Co., Ltd. © PrKERNELv4 is a registered trademark of eSOL Co., Ltd. in Japan.
  • Page 172: Power Supply

    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.
  • Page 173: Battery Precautions

    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).
  • Page 174: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card See page 20 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.
  • Page 175 . Memory Card Handling Precautions Certain types of cards can slow down processing speeds. In particular, you may experience problems saving high-quality (HD and STD) movies. Use of certain types of memory cards increase the time it takes to record movies, which can cause movie frames to be lost.
  • Page 176: Computer System Requirements For Bundled Software

    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. 0 Macintosh CASIO DATA TRANSPORT 1.0 Operating System : Mac OS X 10.2.8 or greater...
  • Page 177: Reset Initial Default Settings

    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 161). Menu items depend on whether the camera is in the REC mode or PLAY mode. •...
  • Page 178 “Quality” Tab Size 12M (4000 Quality Normal (Snapshots) Quality » (Movies) EV Shift White Balance Auto Auto “Set Up” Tab Panel Show Display Wide Screen Auto 2 Eye-Fi Startup: Sound 1 / Half Shutter: Sound 1 / Shutter: Sound 1 / Sounds Operation: Sound 1 / = Operation:...
  • Page 179: Play Mode

    . PLAY Mode “PLAY” Tab Images: All images / Time: 30 min / Slideshow Interval: 3 sec / Effect: Pattern 1 Dynamic Photo – Layout Print – MOTION PRINT 9 frames Movie Editing – Lighting – Red Eye – White Balance –...
  • Page 180: When Things Don't Go Right

    2)The battery may be dead. Charge the battery (page 15). 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-60 rechargeable lithium ion battery. The camera 1)Auto Power Off may have activated (page 159).
  • Page 181 (page 36) or select a different BEST SHOT scene (page 55). 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.
  • Page 182 Problem Possible Cause and Recommended Action A recorded image 1)Camera power may have been turned off before the save was not saved. operation was complete, which will result in the image not being saved. If the battery indicator shows battery as soon as possible (page 18). 2)You may have removed the memory card from the camera before the save operation was complete, which will result in the image not being saved.
  • Page 183 Images are not This camera cannot display non-DCF images recorded onto a displayed. memory card using another digital camera. Images cannot be 1)Note that you cannot edit the following types of snapshots. edited (with Layout • Snapshots created using MOTION PRINT Print, resizing, •...
  • Page 184 If the same message appears after you turn power back on, contact your retailer or a CASIO authorized service center. when you remove the battery after it has been loaded for more than 24 hours, it could mean that the camera’s setting memory is defective.
  • Page 185: Display Messages

    Display Messages The camera’s protection function may have activated ALERT because camera temperature is too high. Turn off the camera and wait until it cools down before trying to use it again. Battery is low. Battery power is low. Keystone correction of the image cannot be performed for Cannot correct some reason.
  • Page 186 If the same LENS ERROR message appears after you turn power back on, contact a CASIO authorized service center or your original retailer. Load paper! The printer ran out of paper while printing. Memory is full with images you recorded and/or files saved by Memory Full editing operations.
  • Page 187 This file cannot be The file you are trying to access is corrupted or is a type that played. cannot be displayed by this camera. You attempted to copy images from built-in memory to a This function memory card while there is no memory card loaded in the cannot be used.
  • Page 188: Number Of Snapshots/Movie Recording Time/Voice Recording Time

    Number of Snapshots/Movie Recording Time/ Voice Recording Time Snapshot Image Size Image (Pixels) Quality Fine (4000 3000) Normal Economy Fine (4000 2656) Normal Economy 16:9 Fine (4000 2240) Normal Economy Fine (3264 2448) Normal Economy Fine (2560 1920) Normal Economy Fine (2048 1536)
  • Page 189: Voice Recording

    Movies Image Maximum Quality File Size (Pixels) 1280 Maximum Movie Size: Maximum YouTube Movie Length: 10 minutes Voice Recording Maximum File Format File Size IMA-ADPCM * Snapshot, movie recording capacity, and voice recording capacity values are approximate and intended for reference only. Actual capacity depends on image contents.
  • Page 190: Specifications

    Specifications File Format Snapshots: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2); DCF 1.0 standard; DPOF Movies: Motion JPEG AVI, IMA-ADPCM audio (monaural) Audio (Voice Recording): WAV (monaural) Recording Media Built-in Memory (Image Storage Area: 35.2MB) SD/SDHC Recorded Image Sizes Snapshot: 12M (4000 Movies: HD (1280 Delete 1 file;...
  • Page 191 White Balance Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, Manual WB Sensitivity (Standard Snapshots: Auto, ISO 64, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, Output Sensitivity, Recommended Movies: Auto Exposure Index) Self-timer Approximate Trigger Times: 10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self-timer Flash Modes Auto, Off, On, Soft, Red-eye reduction...
  • Page 192 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 Continuous Voice Recording*...
  • Page 193 . Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-60) Rated Voltage Rated Capacitance Operating Temperature Dimensions Weight . Charger unit (BC-60L) 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.
  • Page 194 CASIO COMPUTER CO.,LTD. 6-2, Hon-machi 1-chome Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-8543, Japan MA0904-B...
  • Page 195 Dynamic hoto Getting the Most Out of Dynamic Photo For a wealth of information Dynamic Photo including sample images, explanations about how you can use Dynamic Photo images, and more, visit the special Dynamic Photo website at: This manual provides an introduction to Dynamic Photo, which creates a whole new way to enjoy digital imaging.
  • Page 196 Dynamic Photo! A totally new way to enjoy digital photography! ...2 Dynamic Photo Technology... 3 Creating a Dynamic Photo Image...4 Step 1: Shoot the subject..4 Step 2: Create the Dynamic Photo image..6 . Four Tips for Good Subject Cropping ...7 .
  • Page 197 Dynamic Photo Technology Dynamic Photo lets you extract a moving subject from a series of Continuous Shutter (CS) images and insert it into another image. This makes it possible to combine images in ways that create exciting, totally unbelievable scenes. Moving CS Images Extract the subject.
  • Page 198: Creating A Dynamic Photo Image

    Creating a Dynamic Photo Image Step 1: Shoot the subject. Dynamic Photo images are created by extracting the subject out of one image, and inserting it into another image. The term “subject” as used here refers to what you extract or crop out of the first image. Perform the following steps to shoot and extract the subject.
  • Page 199 First, shoot the subject. Best results can be obtained with the camera secured on a tripod. With the camera pointed at the moving subject, press the shutter button to record. If you selected “Moving Subject”, the camera will record a series of Continuous Shutter (CS) images over a few seconds.
  • Page 200: Step 2: Create The Dynamic Photo Image

    Step 2: Create the Dynamic Photo image. Use the following procedure to insert the subject you extracted in Step 1 above into a photograph and create the final Dynamic Photo image. Press [p] to enter the PLAY mode. Perform the following operation on the camera [MENU] * PLAY tab * “Dynamic Photo”.
  • Page 201: Four Tips For Good Subject Cropping

    After creation of the Dynamic Photo image is complete, the finished image with the moving subject will appear on the monitor screen. • Inserting a moving subject will resize it to one-fourth the size of the background image you are inserting into.
  • Page 202 Recommended!! Shooting Technique Look for a flat wall that has no markings. Best cropping results are obtained when the background is a wall that is completely free of visible markings like the one shown above. In this case, it is not necessary to take pains to position the camera correctly when shooting the second (background only) image...
  • Page 203 Move the subject away from the wall to avoid shadows! The camera may mistake shadows on the wall or floor caused by strong sunlight, illumination, or other light sources as part of the subject. Shadows tend to form when the subject is too close to a wall.
  • Page 204: Specifying The Subject Type And Cs Speed

    Specifying the Subject Type and CS Speed Pressing [SET] during step 1 of “3. First, shoot the subject.” will display a screen for specifying the subject type and CS speed. You can select from among the four subject types listed below.
  • Page 205: Step 3: Have Fun With Dynamic Photo

    Step 3: Have fun with Dynamic Photo. You can use the Dynamic Photo image you created in Step 2 in a variety of fun ways. Step 4: Use Dynamic Studio to expand use of Dynamic Photo images to other applications. The 20 Continuous Shutter images you record when you shoot a Dynamic Photo image are stored in camera memory.
  • Page 206: Create Original Movies With Dynamic Studio

    This makes it possible to view Dynamic Photo images you created with a CASIO EXILIM digital camera to a format that can be played back as a movie on a PC, digital photo frame, cell phone or other device.
  • Page 207 Copy the Dynamic Photo images to your computer. The best way to keep track of images is to create a new folder and copy the 20 Continuous Shutter images that make up each set to their own unique folder. The following are the types of files you can upload to Dynamic Studio.
  • Page 208 Step 1. Upload Your Photos Click [Select Photos...] and select the images you want to upload. You can upload up to 20 successive images at one time. After upload is complete, click [Next]. Step 2. Review Your Uploaded Photos You can delete any of the images you uploaded and delete any that are wrong or that you don’t need.
  • Page 209 Step 4. Preview Your Photos with the Background Check the images and background, and confirm the movement is correct. After you are finished reviewing the images and background, click [Next]. Step 5. Create Your Movie Configure the settings required for movie conversion.
  • Page 210 Step 6. Your Movie Has Been Created! In this step you can check your movie and download it if you want. The “Online Movie” box shows a URL where your movie will be stored for 30 days, where you can stream it with your web browser as many times as you like. Click here to add the URL to the favorites of your web browser so you can view the movie whenever you want.
  • Page 211 On the “Step 6. Your Movie Has Been Created!” page, click “”. Click here to download your movie. Check the contents of the confirmation dialog box that appears and then click [Save] to download. Double-click the “” file on your computer to extract the movie file.
  • Page 212: Movie Conversion Settings

    Movie Conversion Settings This section provides details about the movie conversion settings in Step 5 of the conversion procedure. . Camera frames per second (fps) Select the frame rate that you used when shooting a Dynamic Photo moving subject (or Continuous Shutter images) with the camera. If you are unsure about what you should specify here, select one of the presets and check the results in the movie that results.
  • Page 213 . Movie Format and Quality Settings The “Movie Format” setting is configured automatically in accordance with the “Intended Use” setting you select. Use “Movie Format” to select a different setting, if you want. Converting to a Movie for Cell Phone Use The initial default movie format setting is always “3GPP2”.
  • Page 214: Optional Settings

    . Optional Settings You can use the optional settings to specify whether or not playback of the movie should be repeated, and the number of times to repeat it. Selecting the “Reverse” check box first plays back the movie forward and then back in reverse. * Select the “Reverse”...
  • Page 215: Download Movie Page

    This section provides details about the “Your Movie Has Been Created!” page in Step 6 of the conversion procedure. . Playback Preview This shows the finished movie. You can start playback by clicking 6. . Download • Clicking “” will display a dialog box for downloading the finished movie to your computer.
  • Page 216 Cell Phone Use Movie Conversion Precautions • There is no guarantee that a movie converted for cell phone use will be able to play on all cell phone models. • When sending a movie by e-mail from a computer to a cell phone, always extract from the compressed (zip) file to a movie file (mymovie.3g2 or mymovie.3gp) before attaching it to the e-mail.

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