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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.
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. Auto Shutter The camera releases the shutter automatically when it detects the camera is still, the subject is smiling, etc.
Note that the battery of a newly purchased camera is not charged. Perform the steps under “To charge the battery” to bring the battery to a full charge. • Your camera requires a special CASIO rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) for power. Never try to use any other type of battery.
Other Charging Precautions • Use the special charger (BC-31L) to charge the special lithium ion battery (NP-40). Never use any other type of charger device. Attempting to use a different charger can result in unexpected accident. • A battery that is still warm due to normal use may not charge fully. Give the battery time to cool before charging it.
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 •...
Use  and  to select the city where you will be using the camera and then press [SET]. Use  and  to select the summer time (DST) setting you want and then press [SET]. Use  and  to select a date style and then press [SET]. Example: 19.
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.
• 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.
Turning the Camera On and Off To turn power on To enter the REC Mode, press [ON/OFF] (Power) or [r] (REC). To enter the PLAY mode, press [p] (PLAY). The back lamp will light (green) momentarily and the camera will turn on. If you are entering the REC mode, the lens will extend from the camera at this time.
To shoot a snapshot Press [r] (REC) to turn on the camera. Make sure R is on the display. If it isn’t, see page 52. Snapshot mode icon Point the camera at the subject. You can zoom the image, if you want. Half-press the shutter button to focus the image.
Continuing to keep the camera still, press the shutter button the rest of the way down. This records the snapshot. Full-press Snap (Image is recorded.) IMPORTANT! • While the “Anti Shake” setting is “D Auto” or “A Camera AS”, half pressing the shutter will cause the camera to vibrate and emit an operation sound.
Holding the Camera Correctly Your images will not come out clearly if you move the camera when you press the shutter button. When pressing the shutter button, be sure to hold the camera as shown in the illustration below, and keep it still by pressing your arms firmly against your sides as you shoot.
Viewing Snapshots Use the following procedure to view snapshots on the camera’s monitor screen. • For information about how to play back movies, see page 80. Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode. • This will display one of the snapshots currently stored in memory.
Deleting Images If memory becomes full, you can delete images you no longer need to free up storage and record more images. • Remember that a file (image) delete operation cannot be undone. • Deleting an audio snapshot (page 100) deletes both the snapshot and the audio file.
Snapshot Shooting Precautions Operation • Never open the battery cover while the back lamp is flashing green. Doing so can result in the image you just shot being saved incorrectly, damage to other images stored in memory, malfunction of the camera, etc. •...
Snapshot Tutorial Using the Control Panel The Control Panel can be used to configure camera settings. In the REC mode, press [SET]. This will select one of the Control Panel icons and display its settings.     [SET] Use  and  to select the setting you want to change.
Changing the Image Size (Size) . Pixels A digital camera image is a collection of small dots called “pixels”. The more pixels there are in an image, the more detail there will be. However, you generally can do with fewer...
Image Size Selection Tips Note that larger images have more pixels, so they take up more memory space. More detail, but takes up more memory. Best Large Number when you plan to print large-size prints (such of Pixels as A3 size). Less detail, but takes up less memory.
. To select the image size In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the top Control Panel option (Image Size). Use [ ] and  to select an image size and then press [SET]. Suggested Image Size Print Size and (Pixels)
Using Flash (Flash) In the REC mode, press  ( Use  and  to select the flash setting you want and then press [SET]. When the “R Panel” menu item (page 126) is “Hide” (so the Control Panel is not displayed), pressing  ( through the available flash settings.
• Approximate Flash Range (ISO Sensitivity: Auto) Wide Angle: 0.2 m to 4.5 m (0.7' to 14.8') Telephoto: 0.5 m to 2.0 m (1.6' to 6.6') * The above values depend on the optical zoom setting. Red-eye Reduction Using the flash to shoot at night or in a dimly lit room can cause red spots inside the eyes of people who are in the image.
Using Auto Shutter (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 ¸...
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.
To change Auto Shutter trigger sensitivity (Sensitivity) In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the fourth Control Panel option from the top (Sensitivity). Use  and  to select the sensitivity setting you want, and then press [SET].
Tips for Better Auto Shutter Snapshots • Using Auto Shutter in combination with Anti Shake (page 68) 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.
Using Face Recognition (Face Recognition) The face recognition feature adjusts focus and brightness to the faces in the image. Face recognition has two modes, described below. Normal Detects human faces in the image. Gives priority to specific faces that have been pre-recorded as Family First family members.
Using the Family First Mode (Family First) . To pre-record the faces of family members, etc. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the seventh Control Panel option from the top (Face Recognition). Use  and  to select “K Record Family” and then press [SET]. With the camera pointed straight at the face of the person you want to pre-record, align the frame on the monitor screen with the face and...
Use  and  to select the priority level you want and then press [SET]. • You can set the priority to one of four levels: q (Disabled: no detection), and from þ (Low) to v (High). To complete the setting procedure, press [MENU] twice. NOTE •...
. To shoot a snapshot using pre-recorded face data In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the seventh Control Panel option from the top (Face Recognition). Use  and  to select “ H Face Recognition: Family First” and then press [SET].
Tips for Best Face Recognition 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 recognition. • Even if you have the face of a family member pre-recorded, the person’s facial expression, shooting conditions, or other factors can make proper detection (highest priority assignment) impossible.
Using Continuous Shutter (Continuous) Your camera has three continuous shutter modes. Normal Continually records images until memory becomes full. Speed CS Continually records images at a speed that is faster than Normal- High speed, until memory becomes full. Image size is fixed at 2M Speed CS (1600 1200 pixels).
NOTE • With continuous shutter, exposure and focus for the first image are applied for successive images as well. • Continuous shutter cannot be used in combination with any of the following. – Some BEST SHOT scenes (AUTO BEST SHOT, ID Photo, Business cards and documents, White board, etc., Prerecord (Movie), For YouTube, Voice Recording) –...
Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) ISO sensitivity is a measure of sensitivity to light. In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the fifth Control Panel option from the top (ISO Sensitivity). Use  and  to select the setting you want and then press [SET]. AUTO Adjusts sensitivity automatically according to conditions ISO 64...
Correcting Image Brightness (EV Shift) You can manually adjust an image’s exposure value (EV value) before shooting it. • Exposure Compensation Range: –2.0EV to +2.0EV • Unit: 1/3EV In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the second Control Panel option from the bottom (EV Shift).
Changing the Control Panel Date/Time Style In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use  and  to select the bottom Control Panel option (Date/Time). Use  and  to select the date or time. NOTE • You can select either of two display style (page 132) for the date: Month/Day or Day/Month.
NOTE • The higher the digital zoom factor, the coarser the recorded image. Note that the camera also has a function that lets you record using digital zoom without image deterioration (page 45). • Use of a tripod is recommended to protect against image blur due to camera movement when shooting with telephoto.
• The image deterioration point depends on the image size (page 25). 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”...
Shooting with the Make-up Mode (Make-up) With the Make-up Mode, the camera detect faces automatically and makes adjustments to maximize facial brightness and beauty. In the REC mode, press ½. • This will enter the Make-up Mode, which is indicated by ± on the monitor screen.
Recording Movie Images and Audio To record a movie Configure the quality setting for the movie (page 75). The length of the movie you can record will depend on the quality setting you select. In the REC mode, press  (Movie). This will start recording and display Y on the monitor screen.
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. –...
Using Prerecord Movie With this feature, the camera prerecords up to five seconds of whatever is happening in front of the lens in a buffer that is continually updated. Pressing  saves the prerecorded action (buffer contents) followed by real-time recording. Real-time recording continues until you stop it.
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 cannot shoot a snapshot during movie recording in the optical zoom range of 1X to 1.4X.
NOTE • You can use  (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 137). About audio data •...
Using BEST SHOT What is BEST SHOT? BEST SHOT provides you with a collection of sample “scenes” that show a variety of different types of shooting conditions. When you need to change the setup of the camera, simply find the scene that matches what you are trying to achieve, and the camera sets up for it automatically.
Press the shutter button (if you are shooting a snapshot) or  (if you are shooting a movie). NOTE • The BEST SHOT YouTube scene sets up the camera for recording movies that are optimized for uploading to YouTube. Movies recorded with the YouTube scene are stored in a special folder to make them easy to locate for uploading (page 124).
• High Sensitivity – The high sensitivity setting is disabled whenever the camera’s flash fires. – High sensitivity may not produce the desired results in very dark conditions. – When shooting with slow shutter speeds, use a tripod to protect against blurring due to camera movement.
NOTE • BEST SHOT snapshot scenes can be used for snapshots only and movie scenes can be used for movies only. • You can check the settings of the currently selected BEST SHOT scene by displaying the camera’s setting menus and looking at its settings. •...
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.
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.
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.”...
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. •...
NOTE • You can shoot with the self-portrait feature in combination with a continuous shutter (CS) mode (page 39). Operation is the same as that when a continuous shutter (CS) mode is used in combination with Auto Shutter. See page 32 for more information.
Advanced Settings The following are menu operations you can use to configure various camera settings. • You also can use the Control Panel (page 24) 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.
Use  and  to select the menu item you want, and then press . Use  and  to change the setting. After the setting is the way you want, press [SET]. • Pressing [ ] registers the selected setting and returns to the menu.
REC Mode Settings (REC) Selecting a Focus Mode (Focus) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Focus Settings Type of Shot Q Auto General Focus recording ´ Close ups Macro Shooting with E Pan a relatively Focus wide focus range Scenery and other distant...
Zoom Steps Z1 (Wide) Approx. 0.70 (2.3 Approx. 0.90 (3.0') Approx. 1.10 (3.6') Approx. 1.25 (4.1') Approx. 1.60 (5.2') Approx. 2.00 (6.6') Approx. 2.50 (8.2') Approx. 3.00 (9.8') 9 (Tele) Approx. 3.60 (11.8') NOTE • Above values are for reference only. For movie macro, the focus range is a few centimeters within the center distance.
NOTE • An Auto Macro feature detects how far the subject is from the lens and automatically selects either Macro Focus or Auto Focus accordingly. • Use of the flash together with Macro Focus can cause the light of the flash to become blocked, which may result in unwanted lens shadows in your image.
Using Continuous Shutter (Continuous) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Continuous For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 39. 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.
NOTE • The Self-timer cannot be used together with the following features. Normal-speed Continuous Shutter, High-speed Continuous Shutter, some BEST SHOT scenes (Prerecord (Movie), Voice Recording) • The Triple Self-timer cannot be used together with the following features. Auto Shutter, Flash Continuous Shutter, Movie, Make-up, some BEST SHOT scenes (ID Photo, Business cards and documents, White board, etc., For YouTube) Using Auto Shutter (Auto Shutter)
Your digital camera is equipped with a CCD shift type camera shake correction feature and a high-sensitivity anti image blur feature. These two features work in concert to minimize the effects of hand and subject movement.
Specifying the Auto Focus Area (AF Area) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * AF Area This mode takes readings of a small area in the center of the image. Spot This setting works well with focus lock (page 65). When you half-press the shutter button while this setting selected, the camera will select the optimum Auto Focus area from among nine Multi...
Changing the Focus Frame Shape (Focus Frame) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Focus Frame You can use this procedure to select from among six different shapes, including a heart shape, for the focus frame. Settings NOTE •...
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 ] key operation Metering Changes the Metering Mode (page 77) EV Shift Adjusts the EV shift value (page 42) White Balance Changes the white balance setting (page 76)
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...
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.
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.
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.
Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * ISO For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 41. 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.
Optimizing Image Brightness (Lighting) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Lighting You can use this setting to optimize the balance between bright areas and dark areas when shooting images. Performs a higher level of brightness correction than the “On” setting. Extra When this option is selected, it takes longer for the image to be stored after the shutter button is pressed.
Adjusting Image Contrast (Contrast) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Contrast You can specify one of five contrast settings from +2 (most contrast between light and dark) to –2 (least contrast between light and dark). Specifying Flash Intensity (Flash Intensity) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Flash Intensity You can specify one of five flash intensity settings, from –2 (weakest) to +2...
Viewing Snapshots and Movies Viewing Snapshots See page 21 for the procedure for viewing snapshots. Viewing a Movie Press [p] (PLAY) and then use  and  to display the movie you want to view. Press [SET] to start playback. Movie Playback Controls   Fast forward/...
Zooming an On-screen Image In the PLAY mode, use  and  to scroll through the images until the one you want is displayed. Slide the zoom controller towards z ( zoom. You can use , , , and  to scroll the zoomed image on the monitor screen.
Displaying Images in the Calendar Screen In the PLAY Mode, slide the zoom controller towards w (]) twice. This will display the calendar screen that shows the first image recorded on each day. To display the first image recorded on a particular day, use , , , and  to move the selection boundary to the day you want and then press [SET].
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.
NOTE • Audio is monaural. • Certain TVs may cut off part of the images. • 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 133). •...
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 61. Playing a Slideshow on the Camera (Slideshow) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Slideshow Start Starts the slideshow Specifies the type of images to be included in the slideshow...
• To stop the slideshow, press [SET]. Pressing [MENU] instead of [SET] stops the slideshow and returns to the menu screen. • Adjust audio volume by pressing  and then press  or  during playback. • All button operations are disabled while the slideshow is transitioning from one image to another.
Perform one of the following operations to open the memory card or built-in memory. This will cause the camera to be recognized by your computer as a Removable Disk (Drive). • Windows Windows Vista: Start * Computer Windows XP: Start * My Computer Windows 2000: Double-click “My Computer”.
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.
Creating a Snapshot of Movie Frames (MOTION PRINT) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Movie Screen to be Used * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * MOTION PRINT Use  and  to scroll through the movie frames and display the one you want to use as the image of the MOTION PRINT image.
Use  and  to select the editing method you want to use and then press [SET]. Use  and  to scroll through the movie and search for the frame (point) from which or to which you want to cut the movie (the cut point). •...
NOTE • A movie that is shorter than five seconds cannot be edited. • Editing of movies recorded with a different type of camera is not supported. • You will not be able to edit a movie if the amount of remaining memory capacity is less than the size of the movie file you want to edit.
Using Red Eye Correction (Red Eye) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Red Eye Using the flash to shoot at night or in a dimly lit room can cause red spots inside the eyes of people who are in the image. This is caused when the light from the flash reflects off of the retina of the eye.
Adjusting White Balance (White Balance) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * White Balance You can use the white balance setting to select a light source type for a recorded image, which will affect the colors of the image. Daylight Outdoors, fair weather ¤...
Adjusting the Brightness of an Existing Snapshot (Brightness) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Brightness You can select one of five brightness levels, from +2 (brightest) to –2 (least bright). NOTE • The original snapshot is retained in memory and not deleted. •...
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.
Editing the Date and Time of an Image (Date/Time) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Date/Time   Changes the setting at the cursor location   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.
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: 7M, 4M, VGA.
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.
To play snapshot audio In the PLAY mode, use  and  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...
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.
Printing Printing Snapshots Professional Print Service You can take a memory card that contains the images you want to print to a professional print service and have them printed. Printing on a Home Printer Printing Images on a Printer with Memory Card Slot You can use a printer equipped with a memory card slot to print images directly from a memory card.
Connecting 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”...
. To print Turn on the printer and load paper. Turn on the camera. This will display the print menu screen. Use  and  to select “Paper Size”, and then press . Use  and  to select a paper size and then press [SET].
Using DPOF to Specify Images to be Printed and the Number of Copies . Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) DPOF is a standard that allows you to include image type, number of copy, and time stamp on/off information on the memory card with the images. After configuring settings, you can use the memory card to print on a home printer that supports DPOF or take the memory card to a professional print service.
. Configuring the Same DPOF Settings for All the Images Procedure [p] (PLAY) * Snapshot Screen * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * DPOF Printing * All images Use  and  to specify the number of copies. You can specify a value up to 99. Specify 00 if you do not want to print the image. •...
. 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 105). 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.
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...
. Precautions for Windows Users • Photo Transport, Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM 3.1, and YouTube Uploader for CASIO will not run under 64-bit versions of Windows Vista. • Except for DirectX, Adobe Reader, and QuickTime, the bundled software requires Administrator privileges to run.
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.
After you finish copying images, disconnect the camera from the computer. Windows Vista, Windows XP On the camera, press [ON/OFF] to turn off the camera. After making sure that the back lamp is unlit, disconnect the camera from the computer. Windows 2000 Click card services in the task tray on your computer screen, and disable the drive number assigned to the camera.
Save images to a computer automatically/Manage images Installing Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM on your computer makes it possible to transfer images from the camera to your computer automatically. . To install Photo Loader with HOT ALBUM Start up your computer, and place the bundled CD-ROM into its CD- ROM drive.
• Certain settings and other installed software may interfere with proper playback of 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.
. 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).
. To transfer images to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 110). On your computer, click the following: Start * All Programs * Casio * Photo Transport. This starts up Photo Transport. Drag the file(s) you want to transfer to the [Transfer] button.
. To transfer computer screen captures to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 110). 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.
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.
Using the Camera with a Macintosh Install the required software in accordance with what version of the Macintosh OS you are running and what you want to do. Operating When you want to System do this: Version Save images to your Mac OS 9 Macintosh and view Mac OS X...
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.
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.
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...
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. •...
Memory Card Data The camera stores images you shoot in accordance with the Design Rule for Camera File System (DCF). . About DCF DCF is a standard that makes it possible to view and print images recorded on one manufacturer’s camera on DCF-compliant devices produced by other manufacturers. You can transfer DCF-compliant images recorded with another camera to this camera and view them on this camera’s monitor screen.
. Supported Image Files • Image files shot with this camera • DCF-compliant image files This camera may not be able to display an image, even if it is DCF-compliant. When displaying an image recorded on another camera, it may take a long time for the image to appear on this camera’s monitor screen.
Other Settings (Set Up) This section explains menu items that you can use to configure settings and perform other operations in both the REC mode and PLAY mode. For information about menu operations, see page 61. 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...
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 •...
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 83).
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 123). Tells the camera to remember the last used file number.
Configuring World Time Settings (World Time) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * World Time You can use the World Time screen to view the current time in a zone that is different from your Home City when you go on a trip, etc. World Time displays the current time in 162 cities in 32 time zones around the globe.
Time Stamping Snapshots (Timestamp) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Timestamp You can configure the camera to stamp the recording date only, or date and time in the lower right corner of each snapshot. • Once date and time information is stamped into a snapshot, it cannot be edited or deleted.
Specifying the Date Style (Date Style) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Date Style You can select from among three different styles for the date. Example: December 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 24). YY/MM/DD or MM/DD/YY: MM/DD DD/MM/YY: DD/MM Specifying the Display Language (Language)
Configuring Sleep State Settings (Sleep) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Sleep This feature turns off the monitor screen whenever no camera operation is performed for a preset amount of time. Press any button to turn the monitor screen back on. Trigger Time Settings: 30 sec, 1 min, 2 min, Off (Sleep is disabled while “Off”...
Configuring [r] and [p] Settings (REC/PLAY) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * REC/PLAY Camera turns on whenever [ Power On pressed. Camera turns on or off whenever [ Power On/Off is pressed. Camera does not turn on or off whenever [ Disable (PLAY) is pressed.
Selecting the Screen Aspect Ratio and Video Output System (Video Out) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Video Out You can use the procedure in this section to select either NTSC or PAL as the video output system. You can also specify an aspect ratio of 4:3 or 16:9. NTSC Video system used in Japan, the U.S., and other countries Video system used in Europe and other areas...
Formatting Built-in Memory or a Memory Card (Format) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Format If a memory card is loaded in the camera, this operation will format the memory card. It will format built-in memory if no memory card is loaded. •...
Configuring Monitor Screen Settings You can turn display information on and off by pressing  (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.
How to Use the Histogram A histogram is a graph that represents the lightness of an image in terms of the number of pixels. The vertical axis indicates the number of pixels, while the horizontal axis indicates lightness. If the histogram appears too lopsided for some reason, you can use EV shift to move it left or right in order to achieve better balance.
Appendix Precautions during Use . Avoid Use While In Motion • Never use the camera to record or play back images while operating an automobile or other vehicle, or while walking. Looking at the monitor while in motion creates the risk of serious accident. .
• Never try to take the camera apart or modify it in any way. Doing so creates the risk of electric shock, burn injury, and other personal injury. Be sure to leave all internal inspection, maintenance, and repair up to your dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center.
• The battery is intended for use with a CASIO Digital Camera only. Use with any other device creates the risk of the battery damage, or deterioration of battery performance and service life.
• If battery charging does not end normally within the specified charging time, stop charging anyway and contact your local CASIO authorized service center. Continued charging creates the risk of battery overheating, fire, and explosion.
. Data Error Precautions Your digital camera is manufactured using precision digital components. Any of the following creates the risk of corruption of data in camera memory. • Removing the battery or memory card while the camera is performing some operation •...
0 Should the power cord ever become damaged (to the point that internal wires are exposed or cut), immediately contact your original retailer or authorized CASIO authorized service center to request repair. Continued use of a damaged power cord creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.
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If problems continue to occur after you perform the above steps, it could mean that the battery is faulty. Contact your nearest CASIO authorized service center. To replace the battery Open the battery cover and remove the current battery.
Battery Precautions . Precautions during Use • Operation provided by a battery under cold conditions is always less than operation under normal temperatures. This is due to the characteristics of the battery, not the camera. • Charge the battery in an area where the temperature is within the range of 5°C to 35°C (41°F to 95°F).
Using a Memory Card See page 15 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.
. 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.
:At least 128MB Operating System :Windows Vista/2000 Service Pack 4/XP 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...
General Guide The numbers in parentheses indicate the pages where each item is explained. . Camera Front Shutter button (page 18) [ON/OFF] (Power) (page 17) Flash (page 28) ½ (Make-up) (page 46) Front lamp (pages 20, 66, 69) Microphone (pages 47, 99) Lens Zoom controller (pages 18, 43, 81, 82)
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.
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 136). Menu items depend on whether the camera is in the REC mode or PLAY mode. •...
“Quality” Tab Size 10M (3648 Quality Normal (Snapshots) Quality » (Movies) EV Shift White Balance Auto Auto “Set Up” Tab Panel Show Screen Auto 2 Startup: Sound 1 / Half Shutter: Sound 1 / Shutter: Sound 1 / Sounds Operation: Sound 1 / = Operation: ...//// / = Play: ...////...
. PLAY Mode “PLAY” Tab Slideshow – Layout Print – MOTION PRINT 9 frames Movie Editing – Lighting – Red Eye – White Balance – Brightness Keystone – “Set Up” Tab • The contents of the “Set Up” tab are the same in the REC mode and PLAY mode. Color Correction DPOF Printing Protect...
2)The battery may be dead. Charge the battery (page 11). If the battery goes dead soon after being charged, it means the battery has reached the end of its life and needs to be replaced. Purchase a separately available CASIO NP-40 rechargeable lithium ion battery. The camera 1)Auto Power Off may have activated (page 133).
Problem Possible Cause and Recommended Action The flash does not 1)If ? (Flash Off) is selected as the flash mode, change to fire. another mode (page 28). 2)If the battery is dead, charge it (page 11). 3)If a BEST SHOT scene that uses ? (Flash Off) is selected, change to a different flash mode (page 28) or select a different BEST SHOT scene (page 52).
Position the camera so different from what sunlight does not shine directly into the lens. appears on the monitor screen when shooting. Images are not This camera cannot display non-DCF images recorded onto a displayed. memory card using another digital camera. Appendix...
If the language selection screen does not re-appear when you turn the camera on, it means that the camera’s memory management data has been restored. If the same message appears after you turn power back on, contact your retailer or a CASIO authorized service center. Appendix...
If the same LENS ERROR message appears after you turn power back on, contact a CASIO authorized service center or your original retailer. The Camera Shake unit may be malfunctioning. If the same LENS ERROR 2 message appears after you turn power back on, contact your retailer or a CASIO service center.
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.
Number of Snapshots and Movie 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) Normal...
Movies Image Approximate Data Quality Rate (Frame Rate) (Pixels) 8.0 Megabits/second 1280 (24 frames/second) 3.8 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) 545 Kilobits/second (15 frames/second) YouTube 1.3 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) * Snapshot and movie recording capacity values are approximate and intended for reference only. Actual capacity depends on image contents. * File size and data rate values are approximate and intended for reference only.
Specifications File Format Snapshots: JPEG (Exif Version 2.2); DCF 1.0 standard; DPOF Movies: MOV, H.264/AVC standard, IMA-ADPCM audio Audio (Voice Recording): WAV (monaural) Recording Media Built-in Memory (Image Storage Area: 38.5MB) SD/SDHC/MMC/MMCplus Recorded Image Sizes Snapshot: 10M (3648 Movies: HD (1280 Delete 1 file;...
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...
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*...
. Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-40) Rated Voltage Rated Capacitance Operating Temperature Dimensions Weight . Charger unit (BC-31L) Input Power Output Power Operating Temperature Supported Battery Type Charging Time Dimensions Weight • Power cord precautions for use in Singapore The power cord set is not supplied. The power cord used must comply with relevant national and/or international standards.
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