Casio EXILIM EX-Z35 User Manual

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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

    Unpacking As you unpack your camera, check to make sure that all items shown below are included. If anything is missing, contact your original retailer. Digital camera Power cord USB cable The NP-82 battery is specially designed to be included with this EXILIM model. When purchasing a replacement or spare, be sure to purchase an NP-80 battery.

  • 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: Table Of Contents

    Recording Movie Images and Audio To record a movie ..........45 Shooting a Snapshot while Shooting a Movie .

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Viewing Snapshots and Movies on a TV Screen ..... . 70 Other Playback Functions Playing a Slideshow on the Camera ....(Slideshow) . . 72 Using Red Eye Correction .

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Specifying the File Name Serial Number Generation Rule ..(File No.) . 107 Configuring World Time Settings ..... (World Time) . 107 Time Stamping Snapshots .

  • Page 8: General Guide

    General Guide The numbers in parentheses indicate the pages where each item is explained. . Camera Front Zoom controller (pages 23, 42, 69) Shutter button (page 23) [ON/OFF] (Power) (page 21) Flash (page 33) Microphone (pages 46, 77) Lens Front lamp (page 59) Back lamp (pages 21, 24, 33) Bottom...

  • Page 9

    Charger Unit Contacts [CHARGE] Lamp 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 : Off Panel : On Recording mode (page 45) Remaining movie memory capacity (page 45) Focus mode (page 54) White balance setting (page 37) Exposure compensation (page 39) Battery level indicator (page 17) Histogram (page 114) Movie recording time (page 45)

  • Page 12: Movie Playback

    . Snapshot Viewing blbk . Movie Playback File type Protect indicator (page 74) Folder name/file name (page 102) Snapshot image quality (page 64) Snapshot image size (page 30) ISO sensitivity (page 37) Aperture value Shutter speed Date/time (page 42) Metering mode (page 66) White balance setting (page 37) Flash (page 33) Recording mode...

  • Page 13: Quick Start Basics, What Is A Digital Camera

    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, To Charge The Battery

    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-82) or an optionally available rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-80) for power. Never try to use any other type of battery.

  • Page 16: To Load The Battery

    Other Charging Precautions • Use the special charger (BC-81L) to charge the special lithium ion battery (NP-82 or NP-80). Never use any other type of charger device. Attempting to use a different charger can result in an 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

    Close the battery cover. Close the battery cover and then shift the slider towards LOCK. • For information about how to replace the battery, see page 123. Checking Remaining Battery Power As battery power is consumed, a battery indicator on the monitor screen indicates remaining power as shown below.

  • Page 18: 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 19: Preparing A Memory Card, Supported Memory Cards, To Load A Memory Card

    NOTE • Each country controls its local time offset and the use of summer time, and so they are subject to change. • Removing the battery too soon after you set the time and date can cause the date and time display to become incorrect. Do not remove the battery for at least 24 hours after configuring settings.

  • Page 20: 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 21: Turning The Camera On And Off, To Turn Power On, To Turn Off The Camera

    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 22: 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 23: To Shoot A Snapshot

    To shoot a snapshot Press [r] (REC) to turn on the camera. Make sure R is on the display. If it isn’t, see page 49. Snapshot mode icon Remaining Snapshot Memory Capacity (page 137) Point the camera at the subject. You can zoom the image, if you want.

  • Page 24

    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 25

    . 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 26: 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 68. Press [p] (PLAY) to enter the PLAY mode. • This will display one of the snapshots currently stored in memory.

  • Page 27: Deleting Images, To Delete A Single File, To Delete All Files

    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 76) 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 28: Snapshot Shooting Precautions, Auto Focus Restrictions

    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 29: Snapshot Tutorial, Using The Control Panel

    Snapshot Tutorial Using the Control Panel The Control Panel can be used to configure camera settings. In the REC mode, press [SET]. This will cause a Control Panel to appear along the right side of the monitor screen. The settings available for the currently selected Control Panel also appear.

  • Page 30

    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 31

    Image Size Selection Tips Note that larger images have more pixels, so they take up more memory space. More detail, but takes up more memory. Best Large Number when you plan to print large-size prints (such of Pixels as A3 size). Less detail, but takes up less memory.

  • Page 32

    . To select the image size In the REC mode, press [SET]. Use [8] and [2] to select the top Control Panel option (Image Size). Use [ ] and [6] to select an image size and then press [SET]. Suggested Image Size Print Size and (Pixels)

  • Page 33

    Using Flash (Flash) In the REC mode, press [2] ( select the flash setting you want. Each press of [2] ( the available flash settings. • If “On” is selected for the Panel setting (page 105), you can change the flash setting by pressing [2] ( using [4] and [6] to select the setting, and then pressing [SET].

  • Page 34

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

  • Page 35

    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 36: Reducing The Effects Of Camera And Subject Movement . . . (anti Shake)

    IMPORTANT! • Face detection cannot be used in combination with any of the following features. – Some BEST SHOT scenes (For YouTube, Voice Recording) – easy Mode – Movie Recording • The following functions are disabled when shooting with face detection. –...

  • Page 37

    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 ISO 80...

  • Page 38

    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 39

    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 40: 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 41

    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 42: Changing The Control Panel Date/time Style, Shooting With Zoom

    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 109) for the date: Month/Day or Day/Month.

  • Page 43: 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 43). • Use of a tripod is recommended to protect against image blur due to camera movement when shooting with telephoto.

  • Page 44

    • The image deterioration point depends on the image size (page 30). The smaller the image size, the higher the zoom factor you can use before reaching the image deterioration point. • Though digital zoom generally causes a deterioration of image quality, some digital zoom without image deterioration is possible with image sizes of “8M”...

  • Page 45: Recording Movie Images And Audio, To Record A Movie

    Recording Movie Images and Audio To record a movie Configure the quality setting for the movie (page 65). The length of the movie you can record will depend on the quality setting you select. In the REC mode, press [0] (Movie).

  • Page 46

    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 47: Shooting A Snapshot While Shooting A Movie

    Shooting a Snapshot while Shooting a Movie While a movie is being recorded, press the shutter button. Movie recording continues after the snapshot is recorded. NOTE • You can use [2] ( • Movie recording is interrupted for a few seconds at the point where a snapshot is recorded.

  • Page 48: To Play Back An Audio Recording

    NOTE • You can use [8] (DISP) during audio recording to toggle the monitor screen on and off. • When monitor screen contents are turned off, selecting the “Voice Recording” scene will cause the monitor screen to turn off immediately (page 114). About audio data •...

  • Page 49: Using Best Shot, What Is Best Shot, Some Sample Scenes

    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 50

    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 51

    . 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 52: Advanced Settings, Using On-screen Menus

    Advanced Settings The following are menu operations you can use to configure various camera settings. • You also can use the Control Panel (page 29) 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 53

    In the REC mode, press [MENU]. This will display the menu screen. Use [4] and [6] to select the tab where the item you want to configure is located. Use [8] and [2] to select the menu item you want, and then press [6]. Use [8] and [2] to change the setting.

  • Page 54

    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 ´ Macro Close ups Shooting with a E Pan relatively wide Focus focus range Scenery and ) Infinity...

  • Page 55

    Zoom Steps Z1 (Wide) Approx. 0.71 (2.3 Approx. 0.94 (3.1') Approx. 1.33 (4.4') Approx. 1.74 (5.7') Approx. 1.95 (6.4') Approx. 3.09 (10.1') 7 (Tele) Approx. 3.51 (11.5') NOTE • Above values are for reference only. For movie macro, the focus range is a few centimeters within the center distance. To focus with manual focus On the monitor screen, compose the image so the subject you want to focus on is within the...

  • Page 56

    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.

  • Page 57

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

  • Page 58

    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 59

    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 60: Reducing The Effects Of Camera And Subject Movement . . . . (anti Shake)

    Shooting with Face Detection (Face Detection) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * Face Detection For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 35. 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 36.

  • Page 61

    Using the easy Mode (easy Mode) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * REC Tab * easy Mode For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 40. 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 62

    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 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.

  • Page 63: Configuring Power On Default Settings (memory)

    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 64: Specifying Snapshot Image Quality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . (quality (snapshot))

    Image Quality Settings (Quality) Specifying Snapshot Size (Size) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * Size For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 32. Specifying Snapshot Image Quality (Quality (Snapshot)) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * t Quality Fine Gives image quality priority.

  • Page 65

    Specifying Movie Image Quality (Quality (Movie)) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * » Quality 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 66

    Specifying ISO Sensitivity (ISO) Procedure [r] (REC) * [MENU] * Quality Tab * ISO For details, see the Control Panel procedure on page 37. 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 67

    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 68: Viewing Snapshots And Movies, Viewing Snapshots, Viewing A Movie

    Viewing Snapshots and Movies Viewing Snapshots See page 26 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 69: Zooming An On-screen Image, Displaying The Image Menu

    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. Slide the zoom controller towards z ( zoom. You can use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to scroll the zoomed image on the monitor screen.

  • Page 70: Viewing Snapshots And Movies On A Tv Screen

    Viewing Snapshots and Movies on a TV Screen Use an optionally available AV cable (EMC-4A) to connect it to the TV. Yellow Video Audio AUDIO IN jacks (white) VIDEO IN jack (yellow) Making sure that the connector is towards the lens side, connect the cable to the camera.

  • Page 71

    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 111). •...

  • Page 72: 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 52. Playing a Slideshow on the Camera (Slideshow) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Slideshow Start Starts the slideshow.

  • Page 73

    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.

  • Page 74

    Protecting a File Against Deletion (Protect) Procedure [p] (PLAY) * [MENU] * PLAY Tab * Protect Protects specific files. Use [4] and [6] to scroll through the files until the one you want to protect is displayed. Use [8] and [2] to select “On” and then press [SET].

  • Page 75

    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 76

    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 controller 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 press [SET].

  • Page 77: 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 78

    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 79: Printing, Printing Snapshots

    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 80: 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 81

    . 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 82: 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 83

    . 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 84: Date Stamping

    . Date Stamping You can use one of the following three methods to include the recording date in the printout of an image. Configuring camera settings Configure DPOF settings (page 82). 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 85: Using The Camera With A Computer, Things You Can Do Using 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 86: Using The Camera With A Windows Computer

    Windows Vista / View the User’s Windows XP (SP2/SP3) / Guide Windows 2000 (SP4) YouTube Uploader for CASIO and Photo Transport will not run under 64-bit versions of Windows OS. Installation not required. Installation not required. • Windows Media Player,...

  • Page 87: 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 (Bundled CD-ROM)”...

  • Page 88: 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 89

    Right-click the “DCIM” folder. On the shortcut menu that appears, click “Copy”. Windows 7 / Windows Vista users: Click “Start” and then “Documents”. Windows XP users: Click “Start” and then “My Documents”. Windows 2000 users: Doubleclick “My Documents” to open it. •...

  • Page 90: Playing Movies

    Double-click the image file you want to view. • For information about file names, see “Memory Folder Structure” on page 103. • An image that was rotated on the camera will be displayed on your computer screen in its original (unrotated) orientation. Never use your computer to modify, delete, move, or rename any image files that are in the camera’s built-in memory or on its memory card.

  • Page 91: Uploading Movie Files To Youtube

    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 92

    . To upload a movie file to YouTube • Before you can use YouTube Uploader for CASIO, you need to go to the YouTube website ( and register as a user there. • Do not upload any video that is copyrighted (including neighboring copyrights) unless you yourself own the copyright or you have obtained the permission of the applicable copyright holder(s).

  • Page 93: Transferring Images From Your Computer To Camera Memory

    . To transfer images to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 87). 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 94

    . To transfer computer screen captures to the camera Connect the camera to your computer (page 87). 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 95: User Registration

    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 96: Using The Camera With A Macintosh, Connecting The Camera To Your Computer And Saving Files

    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 97: 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 98: To View Copied Images

    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] (Power) to turn off the camera. After making sure that the green back lamp is unlit, disconnect the camera from the computer.

  • Page 99: On Your Macintosh, Playing A Movie

    Transferring Images Automatically and Managing Them on Your Macintosh If you are running Mac OS X, you can manage snapshots using iPhoto, which comes bundled with some Macintosh products. If you are running Mac OS 9, you will need to use commercially available software.

  • Page 100: Using An Eye-fi Wireless Sd Memory Card To Transfer Images . (eye-fi), User Registration

    Open the file named “camera_xx.pdf”. • “xx” is the language code (Example: camera_e.pdf is for English.). User Registration Internet registration only is supported. Visit the following CASIO website to register: Using an Eye-Fi Wireless SD Memory Card to Transfer Images...

  • Page 101

    IMPORTANT! • Recorded images are transferred over wireless LAN. Do not use the Eye-Fi card or turn off Eye-Fi card communication (page 105) when on an aircraft or in any other location where use of wireless communication is limited or prohibited. •...

  • Page 102: 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 103: 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 104: 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 105: 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 52. 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 106

    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 70).

  • Page 107: Specifying The File Name Serial Number Generation Rule . . . . . (file No.)

    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 102). Tells the camera to remember the last used file number.

  • Page 108

    Use [8] and [2] to select “City” and then press [6]. • To change the “World” setting to summer time, use [8] and [2] to select “DST” and then select “On”. Summer time is used in some geographical areas to advance the current time setting by one hour during the summer months. Use [8], [2], [4], and [6] to select the geographic area you want and then press [SET].

  • Page 109

    Setting the Camera’s Clock (Adjust) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Adjust [8] [2] Change the setting at the cursor location [4] [6] Move the cursor between settings [BS] Toggles between 12-hour and 24-hour format When the date and time settings are what you want, press [SET] to apply them. •...

  • Page 110

    Specifying the Display Language (Language) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * Language . Specify the display language you want. Select the tab on the right. Select “Language”. Select the language you want. • Camera models sold in certain geographic areas may not support display language selection.

  • Page 111

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

  • Page 112

    Configuring USB Protocol Settings (USB) Procedure [MENU] * Set Up Tab * USB You can use the procedure below to select the USB communication protocol, which is used when exchanging data with a computer, printer, or other external device. Select this setting when connecting to a computer (pages 87, 96). Mass With this setting, the computer sees the camera as an external Storage...

  • Page 113

    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 114: Configuring Monitor Screen Settings

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

  • Page 115: 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 116: Appendix, Precautions During Use

    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 117

    • 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 118

    • 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 119: 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 120: Data Error Precautions, Operating Environment

    . 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 121: Caring For Your Camera

    Doing so creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock. 0 Should the power cord ever become damaged (to the point that internal wires are exposed or cut), immediately contact your original retailer or a CASIO authorized service center to request repair. Continued use of a damaged power cord creates the risk of fire, malfunction, and electric shock.

  • Page 122

    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 123: Power Supply, Charging, To Replace The Battery

    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 124: Battery Precautions, Using The Camera In Another Country

    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 125: Using A Memory Card, To Replace The Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card See page 19 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 126

    . 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 127

    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 128: 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 113). Menu items depend on whether the camera is in the REC mode or PLAY mode. •...

  • Page 129: Play Mode

    “Set Up” Tab Panel 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 Timestamp . PLAY Mode “PLAY”...

  • Page 130: When Things Don't Go Right, Troubleshooting

    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 an optionally available CASIO NP-80 rechargeable lithium ion battery. The camera 1)Auto Power Off may have activated (page 111).

  • Page 131

    (page 33) or select a different BEST SHOT scene (page 49). A red ? (Flash The flash unit may be malfunctioning. Contact a CASIO Off) icon appears authorized service center or your original retailer. Note that...

  • Page 132

    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 17). 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 133

    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 134

    I remove the setting the date and time, and they still become incorrect after battery from the you remove the battery, it could mean that the camera’s camera. setting memory is defective. Contact your retailer or a CASIO authorized service center. Appendix...

  • Page 135: 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 136

    Remove the obstruction and turn power back on again. Your camera system is corrupted. Contact your retailer or a SYSTEM ERROR 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 137: Number Of Snapshots/movie Recording Time/voice Recording Time

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

  • Page 138: Voice Recording

    Movies Image Maximum Approximate Data Quality File Size Rate (Frame Rate) (Pixels) WIDE 12.5 Megabits/second (30 frames/second) Maximum 10.6 Megabits/second Movie Size: (30 frames/second) 4 GB 2.7 Megabits/second (15 frames/second) Maximum YouTube Movie 10.6 Megabits/second Length: (30 frames/second) 10 minutes Voice Recording Maximum File File Format...

  • Page 139: Specifications

    Specifications File Format Snapshots: Movies: Audio (Voice Recording): WAV (monaural) Recording Media Built-in Memory (Image Storage Area: 16.9MB) SD/SDHC Recorded Image Sizes Snapshot: Movies: Image Deletion 1 file; all files (with memory protection feature) Effective Pixels 12.10 Megapixels Imaging Element Size: 1/2.3-inch square pixel CCD Total Pixels: 12.53 Megapixels Lens/Focal Distance...

  • Page 140

    Aperture Value F3.1 (W) to F7.8 (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 Sensitivity (Standard Snapshots: Output Sensitivity, Recommended Movies: Auto Exposure Index) Self-timer...

  • Page 141

    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 142

    . Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP-82) Rated Voltage Rated Capacitance Operating Temperature Requirements Dimensions Weight . Charger unit (BC-81L) Input Power Output Power Operating Temperature Requirements Supported Battery Type Charging Time Dimensions Weight • Power cord precautions for use in Singapore The power cord set is not supplied.

  • Page 143

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