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Casio Exilim EX-Z29 User Manual

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• Before using it, be sure to read the precautions contained in this User's Guide.
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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...

  • Page 2: 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. Rechargeable lithium ion Digital camera Charger unit (BC-60L) battery (NP-60) To attach the strap to the camera Attach strap here.

  • 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 ..........48 Recording Audio Only .

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    Other Playback Functions Playing a Slideshow on the Camera ....(Slideshow) . . 75 Selecting Images for Printing ..... (DPOF Printing) . . 76 Protecting a File Against Deletion .

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    Time Stamping Snapshots ......(Timestamp) . 112 Setting the Camera’s Clock ......(Adjust) . 112 Specifying the Date Style .

  • Page 8: 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 35) Front lamp (pages 27, 62) Lens Microphone (pages 49, 79) Back lamp (pages 23, 25, 35) Zoom button (pages 24, 45, 72)

  • Page 9

    Charger Unit [CHARGE] Lamp Contacts AC jack...

  • 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

    easy Mode . Movie Recording Panel : On Panel : Off 46 5 1 Recording mode (page 48) Remaining movie memory capacity (page 48) Movie image quality (page 68) Focus mode (page 57) Self-timer (page 62) White balance setting (page 40) Exposure compensation (page 42) Battery level indicator (page 18) Histogram (page 118)

  • Page 12: Movie Playback

    . Snapshot Viewing blbk . Movie Playback File type Protect indicator (page 76) Folder name/file name (page 104) Snapshot image quality (page 67) Snapshot image size (page 32) ISO sensitivity (page 40) Aperture value Shutter speed Date/time (page 45) Metering mode (page 69) White balance setting (page 40) Flash (page 35) Recording mode...

  • 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. Face Detection Point the camera at a person and it automatically detects the person’s face for beautiful portraits...

  • 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. Pressing the battery cover, slide it in the direction indicated by the arrow. Load the battery. With the EXILIM logo on the battery facing downwards (in the direction of the lens), hold the stopper next to the battery in the direction indicated by the arrow as you slide the battery...

  • 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

    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 113 – Date and time: Page 112 NOTE •...

  • Page 21: Preparing A Memory Card

    Preparing a Memory Card Though the camera has built-in memory that can be used to store images and movies, you probably will want to purchase a commercially available memory card for greater capacity. The camera does not come with a memory card. Images recorded while a memory card is loaded are saved to the memory card.

  • Page 22: To Format (initialize) A New Memory Card

    • 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. To format (initialize) a new memory card You need to format a new memory card before using it for the first time.

  • 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 t is on the display. If it isn’t, see page 52. Snapshot mode icon Remaining Snapshot Memory Capacity (page 142) 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

    . If the image does not focus... If the focus frame stays red and the back lamp is flashing green, it means that the image is not in focus (because the subject is too close, etc.) Re-point the camera at the subject and try to focus again.

  • 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 71. 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 78) deletes both the snapshot and the audio file. To delete a single file Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode and then press [2] (...

  • 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: 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 33

    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.

  • Page 34

    . 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 Print Image Size Size and (Pixels)

  • Page 35: 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 107) is “Off” (so the Control Panel is not displayed), pressing [2] ( ) will cycle through the available flash settings.

  • Page 36

    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 145) depends on operating conditions (battery condition, ambient temperature, etc.).

  • Page 37: Using Face Detection

    Using Face Detection (Face Detection) The face detection feature adjusts focus and brightness to the faces in the image. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use [8] and [2] to select the third Control Panel option from the top (Face Detection). Use [4] and [6] to select “G Face Detection: On”...

  • Page 38

    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 39: Reducing The Effects Of Camera And Subject Movement

    Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement (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. In the REC mode, press [SET].

  • Page 40: Specifying Iso Sensitivity

    Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) ISO sensitivity is a measure of sensitivity to light. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use [8] and [2] to select the fifth Control Panel option from the top (ISO Sensitivity). Use [4] and [6] to select the setting you want and then press [SET]. AUTO Adjusts sensitivity automatically according to conditions Lower sensitivity...

  • Page 41

    Use [4] and [6] 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.

  • Page 42: 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 third Control Panel option from the bottom (EV Shift).

  • Page 43: Using The Easy Mode

    Using the easy Mode The easy mode eliminates troublesome setups and simplifies snapshot recording. This mode is recommended for those who are new to digital imaging. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use [ ] and [2] to select the second Control Panel option from the bottom (easy Mode).

  • Page 44

    Press [MENU]. The easy menu displays larger text than standard menus. Use [8] and [2] to select the menu item you want, and then press [SET]. Use [8] and [2] to select the setting you want, and then press [SET]. Menu Item: Flash Self-timer...

  • Page 45: 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 113) for the date: Month/Day or Day/Month.

  • Page 46: 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 46). • Use of a tripod is recommended to protect against image blur due to camera movement when shooting with telephoto.

  • Page 47

    • The image deterioration point depends on the image size (page 32). 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 “7M”...

  • Page 48: Recording Movie Images And Audio

    Recording Movie Images and Audio To record a movie Configure the quality setting for the movie (page 68). The length of the movie you can record will depend on the quality setting you select. In the REC mode, press [BS]. Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the »...

  • Page 49

    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 50: Recording Audio Only

    Recording Audio Only (Voice Recording) Voice Recording lets you record audio only, without a snapshot or movie. • For information about Voice Recording capacities, see page 143. In the REC mode, press [BS]. Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the and then press [SET].

  • Page 51: To Play Back An Audio Recording

    To play back an audio recording In the PLAY mode, use [4] and [6] to display the Voice Recording file you want to play. ` is displayed in place of an image for a Voice Recording file. Press [SET] to start playback. Voice Recording Playback Controls Fast forward/fast reverse Play/pause...

  • Page 52: 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 53

    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 54

    . BEST SHOT Precautions • Some scenes like Night Scene and Fireworks result in a slow shutter speed setting. Since a slow shutter speed increases the chance of digital noise in the image, the camera automatically performs a digital noise reduction process when either of these scenes is selected.

  • Page 55: 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 56

    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 57: 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 58

    Zoom Steps Z1 (Wide) Approx. 2.0 (6.6 Approx. 2.7 (8.9') Approx. 4.0 (13.1') Approx. 5.0 (16.4') Approx. 5.6 (18.4') Approx. 7.3 (24.0') 7 (Tele) Approx. 8.0 (26.2') 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 59

    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 60

    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 “U Spot” for the Auto Focus area (page 63).

  • Page 61: Using Continuous Shutter

    Using Continuous Shutter (CS) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * CS While Continuous Shutter is turned on, images are continually recorded until memory becomes full, as long as you keep the shutter button depressed. Releasing the shutter button stops shooting. NOTE •...

  • Page 62: 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 63: 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 37. Reducing the Effects of Camera and Subject Movement (Anti Shake) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Anti Shake For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 39.

  • Page 64: Using The Easy Mode

    Using the easy Mode (easy Mode) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * easy Mode For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 43. Assigning Functions to the [ Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * L/R Key You can assign one of the five functions listed below to the [ Setting Metering...

  • Page 65: 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 button zooms the image with optical zoom only. Turning on Image Review (Review) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Review...

  • Page 66: 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 67: 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 34. Specifying Snapshot Image Quality (Quality (Snapshot)) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * t Quality (Snapshot) Fine Gives image quality priority Normal...

  • Page 68: 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 (WIDE) setting will result in better image quality, but it also shortens the amount of time you can shoot.

  • Page 69: Specifying Iso Sensitivity

    Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * ISO For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 40. 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.

  • Page 70: Controlling Image Sharpness

    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). Controlling Color Saturation (Saturation) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Saturation You can specify one of five saturation settings from +2 (most saturated) to –2 (least saturated).

  • Page 71: 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/...

  • Page 72: Zooming An On-screen Image

    Zooming an On-screen Image In the PLAY mode, use [4] and [6] to scroll through the images until the one you want is displayed. Press the zoom button z ( You can use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to scroll the zoomed image on the monitor screen.

  • Page 73: 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 6 mark on the camera is aligned with the 4 mark of the AV cable connector, connect the cable to the camera.

  • Page 74

    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 115). •...

  • Page 75: 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 55. Playing a Slideshow on the Camera (Slideshow) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Slideshow Start Starts the slideshow Time from the start to the end of the slideshow...

  • Page 76: Selecting Images For Printing

    Selecting Images for Printing (DPOF Printing) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * DPOF Printing See page 84 for details. Protecting a File Against Deletion (Protect) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Protect Protects specific files.

  • Page 77: Rotating An Image

    Rotating an Image (Rotation) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Rotation Use [8] and [2] 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].

  • Page 78: Cropping A Snapshot

    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. Use the zoom button to zoom the image to the size you want, use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to display the portion of the image you want to cut out, and then...

  • Page 79: To Play Snapshot Audio

    Press the shutter button again to stop audio recording. • Take care that you do not block the camera’s microphone with your fingers while recording. • Good recording results are not possible when the camera is too far away from what you are trying to record. •...

  • Page 80: 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 81: 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 82: 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 83

    . 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 84: 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 85

    . 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 86: 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 84). 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 87: Using The Camera With A Computer

    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...

  • Page 88: 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. • Windows Media Player,...

  • Page 89: 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 90: Your Computer

    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 91

    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”...

  • Page 92: To View Images You Copied To Your Computer

    . 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 105. •...

  • Page 93: 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 94

    . 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).

  • Page 95: Transferring Images From Your Computer To Camera Memory

    . To transfer images to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 89). 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 96

    . To transfer computer screen captures to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 89). 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 97: 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 98: Using The Camera With A Macintosh

    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. When you want to do this: Save images to your Macintosh and view them there manually Save images to your Macintosh automatically/...

  • Page 99: Your Macintosh

    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 100: To View Copied Images

    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.

  • Page 101: 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 102: 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: http://world.casio.com/qv/register/ Using the Camera with a Computer...

  • Page 103: 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 104: 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 105: 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 106: 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 107: 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 55. Selecting a REC Mode Screen Layout (R Panel) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * R Panel The REC mode screen layout settings let you select the layout of icons.

  • Page 108: 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 109: 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 73).

  • Page 110: 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 104). Tells the camera to remember the last used file number.

  • Page 111: 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 112: Setting The Camera's Clock

    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 113: 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, 2010 YY/MM/DD 10/12/19 DD/MM/YY 19/12/10 MM/DD/YY 12/19/10 • 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 114: Configuring Sleep State Settings

    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”...

  • Page 115: Configuring [r] And [p] Settings

    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 is pressed. Camera does not turn on or off whenever [ Disable (PLAY) is pressed.

  • Page 116: Selecting The Screen Aspect Ratio And

    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...

  • Page 117: 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 118: 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 Displays information about image settings, etc. Turns on display of camera setting and Information display other indicators, along with a histogram + Histogram on...

  • Page 119: 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 120: 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 121

    • 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 122

    • 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 123: 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 124: 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 125: 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 126

    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 127

    Any and all unauthorized commercial copying, distribution, and copying of the bundled software over a network are prohibited. This product’s YouTube upload functionality is included under license from YouTube, LLC. The presence of YouTube upload functionality in this product is not an endorsement or recommendation of the product by YouTube, LLC.

  • Page 128: 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 129: 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 130: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card See page 21 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 131

    . Memory Card Handling Precautions Certain types of cards can slow down processing speeds. In particular, you may experience problems saving high-quality (WIDE) 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 132: Computer System Requirements For Bundled Software

    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...

  • Page 133: 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 117). Menu items depend on whether the camera is in the REC mode or PLAY mode. •...

  • Page 134: Play Mode

    “Set Up” Tab Panel Display Wide Eye-Fi Startup: Sound 1 / Half Shutter: Sound 1 / Shutter: Sound 1 / Sounds Operation: Sound 1 / = Operation: ...//// / = Play: ...//// Startup File No. Continue World Time Home . PLAY Mode “PLAY”...

  • Page 135: 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 114).

  • Page 136

    (page 35) or select a different BEST SHOT scene (page 52). A red ? (Flash The flash unit may be malfunctioning. Contact a CASIO service Off) icon appears center or your original retailer. Note that though the flash will not on the monitor fire, you still can use the camera for non-flash shots.

  • Page 137

    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 138

    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 • Movies resizing, trimming, •...

  • Page 139

    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 140: Display Messages

    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 141

    Remove the obstruction and turn power back on again. Your camera system is corrupted. Contact your retailer or an SYSTEM ERROR authorized CASIO authorized service center. The LOCK switch of the SD or SDHC memory card loaded in the camera is in the locked The card is position.

  • Page 142: 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 (3648 2736) Normal Economy Fine (3648 2432) Normal Economy 16:9 Fine (3648 2048) Normal Economy Fine (3072 2304) Normal Economy Fine (2304 1728) Normal Economy Fine (1600 1200)

  • Page 143: Voice Recording

    Movies Image Approximate Data Quality Rate (Frame Rate) (Pixels) WIDE 12.5 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) 10.6 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) 2.7 Megabits/second (15 frames/second) YouTube 10.6 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) Voice Recording Maximum File Format File Size 4 GB IMA-ADPCM Snapshot, movie recording capacity, and voice recording capacity values are approximate and intended for reference only.

  • Page 144: Specifications

    Specifications File Format Snapshots: Movies: Audio (Voice Recording): Recording Media Built-in Memory (Image Storage Area: 17.8MB) SD/SDHC Recorded Image Sizes Snapshot: Movies: Delete 1 file; all files (with memory protection feature) Effective Pixels 10.1 Megapixels Imaging Element Size: 1/2.5-inch square pixel CCD Total Pixels: 10.35 Megapixels Lens/Focal Distance F2.8 (W) to 5.2 (T) f= 6.2 to 18.6 mm...

  • Page 145

    Shutter Speed Snapshot (Auto): 1/2 to 1/2000 second Snapshot (Night Scene): 4 to 1/2000 second * May differ due to the camera setup. Aperture Value F2.8 (W) to F8.0 (W) (When used with ND filter) * Using optical zoom changes the aperture value. White Balance Auto, Daylight, Overcast, Shade, Day White Fluorescent, Daylight Fluorescent, Tungsten, Manual WB...

  • Page 146

    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 147

    . 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 148

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