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Sanyo VPC-E1075 Instruction Manual

Sanyo VPC-E1075 Instruction Manual

Vpc-e1075 10-megapixel digital camera
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  • Page 1 VPC-E1075 INSTRUCTION MANUAL Digital Camera 10 Mega Pixels...
  • Page 3: Copyright

    Preface About this Manual This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice. Copyright This manual contains proprietary information protected by copyright. All rights are reserved.
  • Page 4: Trademark Recognition

    ii Preface Trademark Recognition Windows 2000/XP/Vista are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Windows is an abbreviated term referring to the Microsoft Windows Operation System. Adobe is a trademark of Adobe Corporation. ArcSoft is the trademark of ArcSoft System, Inc. All other companies or product names are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
  • Page 5: Safety Instructions

    Safety Instructions Warnings Read and understand all WARNING Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera. This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask the store of purchase. Do not use the camera in areas near water. This might cause fire or electric shock.
  • Page 6: Caution

    iv Preface CAUTION Insert the battery paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or -) of the terminals. Inserting the battery with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking. Do not fire the flash close to anyone’s eyes.
  • Page 7: For Canadian Users

    • This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designated to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 8: For Eu Users

    This symbol mark and recycling systems described below apply to EU countries and do not apply to countries in other areas of the world. Your SANYO product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and/or reused.
  • Page 9: Fcc Information

    FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE Declaration of Conformity Model number: VPC-E1075 Trade Name: SANYO Responsible party: SANYO FISHER COMPANY Address: 21605 Plummer Street Chatsworth, California 91311 Telephone No.: (818) 998-7322 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the...
  • Page 10: Trademark Information

    viii Preface TRADEMARK INFORMATION ® • Microsoft and Windows Corporation. ® • Pentium is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation. ® • Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc. • SD™ is a trademark. • SDHC™ is a trademark. •...
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface ... i About this Manual ...i Copyright ... i Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance ... i Declaration of Conformity ... i Trademark Recognition ...ii Safety and Handling Precautions ...ii Camera Information ...ii Battery Information ...ii Safety Instructions ...iii WARNING ...
  • Page 12 Charging the Battery ...16 Turning On ...16 First Time Use ...17 Getting Started ... 18 Taking your First Photo ...18 Anti-Shake Function ... 18 Using Macro Mode ... 18 Setting the Flash Mode ... 18 Using the Zoom in/out Function ... 19 Using the Self-timer and Burst Photography ...
  • Page 13 Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen ...34 Viewing M-Burst Photos ... 34 Listening to Voice Memo ... 35 Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV ...35 Zooming In/Out During Playback ...36 Deleting Photos/Videos ...36 Using the Playback Menu ...36 DPOF ... 37 Slideshow ...
  • Page 15: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on the purchase of your new digital camera. This manual provides step-by-step instructions on how to use your camera, and is intended for your reference only. System Requirements In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following system requirements: •...
  • Page 16: Camera Views

    2 Introduction Camera Views Front View Wrist strap loop Back View LCD screen Top View Zoom Lens 3X OPTICAL ZOOM Power button Camera Views Flash Self-timer LED Zoom Lens Microphone Zoom button Playback button Menu button 4-way navigation buttons OK button Scene button Shutter ON / OFF...
  • Page 17: Bottom View

    Bottom View Left / Right View Wrist strap loop Battery/SD card compartment LED Indicators LED Status Power/Flash LED Blue (steady) Blue (blinking) Red (blinking) (10 sec) Self-timer LED Red (blinking) (2 sec) Introduction 3 Tripod mount Speaker USB/AV port DC-in port Camera Status Power Off.
  • Page 18: Camera Buttons

    4 Introduction Camera Buttons Navigation Buttons The 4-way navigation buttons and the OK button allow you to access the various options available from the On Screen Display (OSD) menu. You can configure a wide range of settings to ensure maximum results from your photos and videos. Icon Button OK/ Anti-shake...
  • Page 19 Icon Button Up/Flash/Delete Right/Self-timer/ Burst mode Function 1. Move up in the OSD menus 2. In Capture mode: • Scroll through the flash mode options (Auto, Off, Fill and Anti Red-eye.) • Press to pan up in AF area selection •...
  • Page 20 6 Introduction Icon Button Down/Screen/ Face Detection/ Smile Detection Left/Macro Camera Buttons Function 1. Move down in the OSD menus 2. In Capture mode: • Once press to exit histogram,twice press to enter face detection, one more press to enter smile detection,press again to turn off extra icons on the LCD screen,then press to turn all icons back on the LCD screen...
  • Page 21: The Scene Button

    The Scene Button The camera is equipped with a convenient SCENE button that takes you to the Scene Menu where you can scroll between different modes and choose different scene options. Use the Left/Right/Up/Down navigation buttons to scroll and use the OK button to select. Use the SCENE button to: Mode Type Icon Auto...
  • Page 22: Function Buttons

    8 Introduction Party Foliage Aquarium Kids & Pets Copy Backlight Audio Function Buttons Icon Button MENU Menu Playback Zoom in Zoom out Camera Buttons Scroll to Party mode. Scroll to Foliage mode. Scroll to Aquarium mode. Scroll to Kids & Pets mode. Scroll to Copy mode.
  • Page 23: Lcd Screen

    LCD screen The high resolution 2.7” TFT LCD screen shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image for your photo or video. Use the SCENE button to switch between screen modes. Press the Down Screen / Face Detection a Full display with histogram and without histogram, Face detection, Smile detection or a Simple display (only mode icon and focus area are shown while other...
  • Page 24 10 Introduction Name Scene indicator Auto P-Mode (Aperture Priority) (Shutter Priority) Panorama Video Sport Landscape Night Landscape Portrait Night Portrait Museum Snow Sunset Fireworks Beach Party Foliage Aquarium Kids & Pets LCD screen Scene Icon...
  • Page 25 Copy Backlight Audio Image Resolution 8.9M 3:2 2.1M 16:9 Image Quality Best Better Good Flash Auto Flash Flash Off Fill Flash Anti Red-eye Self-timer/ Burst mode Self Timer Burst Mode M-Burst Bracket Exit Introduction 11 10 Seconds 2 Seconds +/- 0.3 EV LCD screen...
  • Page 26 12 Introduction Macro indicator Macro Mode Image Counter Capture Mode Video Mode Memory Interface SD Card Internal Memory Date Stamp Anti-Shake Zoom Bar Compensation Aperture Value Shutter Speed Battery Indicator Battery Full Battery Low Battery Insufficient AF Frame ISO Speed Auto ISO 80 ISO 100...
  • Page 27 Focus Zone Multi-Zone Center Selected Area Continuous AF Sharpness High Normal Contrast High Normal Saturation High Normal White Balance Auto Sunny Tungsten Fluorescent Cloudy AE Metering Matrix Spot Average Introduction 13 LCD screen...
  • Page 28 14 Introduction Camera Steady Warning LCD screen...
  • Page 29: Camera Setup

    Camera Setup Attaching the Wrist Strap Follow these instructions to attach the wrist strap to your camera to facilitate easy carrying: 1. Insert the short loop of the strap in the strap eyelet. 2. String the larger loop of the strap through the short loop and pull tight to attach the strap to the camera.
  • Page 30: Inserting An Sd/Mmc Memory Card

    16 Camera Setup Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card The camera features 16 MB internal flash memory but you may also use an optional SD/MMC memory card for additional storage. Follow these instructions to insert the SD/MMC card. 1. Open the battery com- partment on the left of the camera.
  • Page 31: First Time Use

    First Time Use Press the Power button as described in “Turning On” on page 16, a welcome screen displays momentarily on the LCD screen. If the camera is turned on for the first time, the Language menu pops up automatically after powering on the camera.
  • Page 32: Getting Started

    18 Getting Started Getting Started Now that you are familiar with the layout of your camera, you are ready to start taking photos and movies. Taking your First Photo Taking a photo with the camera is very simple. Turn the camera on and press the SCENE button to access the Auto 1.
  • Page 33: Using The Zoom In/Out Function

    Anti Red-eye: The flash fires twice so as to reduce the red-eye effect. Using the Zoom in/out Function The camera comes equipped with 3x optical zoom and 5x digital zoom that allows you to zoom in on your subject. To use the zoom: 1.
  • Page 34: Using The Av Mode

    20 Getting Started Using the Av Mode Aperture priority mode allows you to manually select the aperture and the camera automatically decides adequate exposure time. Use large aper- ture to get images with soft background, small aperture to get images with clear depth of field (DOF).
  • Page 35: Using The Aeb (Auto Exposure Bracketing) Function

    Using the AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing) Function When using the AEB (Auto Exposure Bracketing) function, the camera auto- matically takes 3 consecutive photos with different exposures by pressing the Shutter button once. For example, when the current EV compensation value is +0.3 EV and the AEB bracket interval value is set to ±0.3, the camera takes shots of the same scene with 3 varying levels of exposure: 0 EV, +0.3 EV, and -0.3 EV.
  • Page 36: Setting The Scene Mode

    22 Getting Started Setting the Scene Mode The camera supports various preset modes for shooting in different environments and conditions. Each setting is configured automatically by the camera. To select scene modes: Press the SCENE button to access Scene menu which displays the Scene menu options.
  • Page 37: Face And Smile Detection Af/Ae Function

    Face and Smile Detection AF/AE Function The face ( ) and smile ( can be set on and off with each press of the Down/Screen navigation button in most capture modes. When the subject’s face/ smile is detected, the white bracket appears to track faces/ smiles while the camera or people are moving.
  • Page 38: Recording Your First Video

    24 Getting Started 6. You can press the Up/ Flash/ Delete ( ) to retake the picture. If you are taking only second picture, press the OK button to stitch them together. 7. After you take third picture, the camera will automatically stitch them together into one pan- orama shot.
  • Page 39: Recording Voice Memos

    4. In playback mode (press the audio. Press the Up/Flash/Delete recording if needed. Recording Voice Memos The voice memo should be activated (ON) on the VOICE MEMO submenu of SETUP menu at first. In Capture mode: You can add a 1-minute voice memo to an image right after it's taken. 1.
  • Page 40: Capture Settings

    26 Capture Settings Capture Settings This section describes the various settings you can modify to get better results when taking photos and video clips. The Capture Menu To access the Capture menu: 1. Press the SCENE button. Use the 4-way navigation buttons to select the cap- ture mode you need.
  • Page 41: Image Quality

    Image Quality The Image Quality setting refers to the compression ratio of the JPG. The higher image quality, more memory space is required. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. 3 settings for image quality are available: •...
  • Page 42: M-Burst Interval

    28 Capture Settings M-Burst Interval The M-Burst Interval setting allows you to adjust the burst interval when the multi-burst function is enabled.Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. • 1/30 Sec (default) • 1/15 Sec • 1/7.5 Sec White Balance The White Balance setting allows you to adjust the camera setting according to the ambient white...
  • Page 43: Ae Metering

    AE Metering AE Metering allows you to select the area of the subject or frame by which the camera measures light. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. 3 AE metering settings are available: • Matrix (default): Camera metering is set for evaluating 16 zones of objects with intelligent weighting in the frame.
  • Page 44: Contrast

    30 Capture Settings Contrast The Contrast setting allows you to adjust the contrast of your photos. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select from the options. 3 contrast settings are available: • High • Normal (default) • Low Setup See “The Setup Menu” on page 42 for more details on the setup menu options. Video Capture Menu To access the video menu: 1.
  • Page 45: Contrast

    Contrast See “Contrast” on page 30 for more details on the setup menu options. Setup See “The Setup Menu” on page 42 for more details on the setup menu options Note: All the options in the Capture Menu may vary according to the different modes. Capture Settings 31 Video Capture Menu...
  • Page 46: Photo & Video Playback

    32 Photo & Video Playback Photo & Video Playback Playback Mode Display Press the Down navigation button at Playback mode. Photo Playback F3.5 1/125 -1.0EV Video Playback -1.0EV Playback Mode Display 1/140 1/140 1/140 SANY0123.JPG SANY0123.JPG 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 2008/01/01 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:00 00:00:37...
  • Page 47 Name Playback mode Image resolution Protect Sharpness Flash mode Color mode Quantity SD card / Internal memory Histogram File Name Date and Time Next Battery status Previous Voice memo Mode icons ISO Speed Contrast Photo & Video Playback 33 Icon Photo mode: Video mode: 640 (640x480), 320 (320x240)
  • Page 48: Viewing Photos/Videos On The Lcd Screen

    34 Photo & Video Playback White balance Saturation AE Metering EV Compensation Shutter speed Aperture value Image quality Viewing Photos/Videos on the LCD Screen To view your photos and video files on the LCD screen: 1. Press the Playback button displayed.
  • Page 49: Listening To Voice Memo

    Listening to Voice Memo A voice memo plays simultaneously when playing a saved image with voice memo. To stop a voice memo while reviewing an image, press the OK button. To skip to previous/next image, press the Left/Right navigation buttons. Viewing Photos/Videos on your TV To view images stored on the camera on your TV, you must connect via the port on the side of the camera.
  • Page 50: Zooming In/Out During Playback

    36 Photo & Video Playback Zooming In/Out During Playback The camera’s zoom feature can also be used during playback. This allows you to view photos in greater detail. To zoom in/out on saved photos: 1. Press on the right side of the Zoom button T of the Zoom button W 2.
  • Page 51: Dpof

    DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) allows you to specify the number of copies of a certain image that you want to print at a later date. Use this function to tag pictures stored in your memory card with print information. You can tag all pictures to be printed or just the current picture.
  • Page 52: Slideshow

    38 Photo & Video Playback Slideshow The Slideshow function allows you to view all stored photos in a continuous sequence. To view a slideshow: 1. Press the MENU button to select Slideshow from the menu, then press the OK button to enter the Slideshow function.
  • Page 53: Rotate

    Rotate The Rotate function allows you to change the orientation of a saved photo. To rotate an image: 1. Press the MENU button to select Rotate from the menu. Press the OK button to enter. 2. Press the Left/Right navigation buttons and the OK button to rotate the select image.
  • Page 54: Red-Eye Removal

    40 Photo & Video Playback Red-Eye Removal The Red-Eye Compensation function allows you to perform red-eye reduction on a saved photo. To remove red-eye from a photo: 1. Press the MENU button to select Red-Eye Removal from the menu and press the OK button to enter.
  • Page 55: Transferring Photos/Videos To Your Pc

    Photo & Video Playback 41 Transferring Photos/Videos to your PC To transfer photos and videos to your PC: Connect the camera’s port to a free USB port on your PC using the USB cable. The camera’s internal memory and/or SD/MMC card appear as removable drives in the file manager.
  • Page 56: Camera Settings

    42 Camera Settings Camera Settings The Setup Menu The setup menu, available in capture and playback modes, allows you to configure the camera’s general settings according to your preferences. To access the setup menu: 1. Press the MENU button when in Playback or any of the capture modes.
  • Page 57: Digital Zoom

    Digital Zoom The Digital Zoom setting allows you to turn the digital zoom function on or off. Press the OK button to confirm. Select ON to enable the function or OFF (default) to disable it. Quick View The Quick View setting allows you to view the photo that you have just taken.
  • Page 58: Auto Lcd Off

    44 Camera Settings Auto LCD Off The Auto LCD Off setting allows you to adjust the length of time that the LCD screen will remain lit before turning off to save battery power. 3 options are available: • OFF (default) •...
  • Page 59: Date Stamp

    Date Stamp The Date Stamp setting allows you to adjust the format in which the date will appear on each photo or video. You can also deactivate this function if you wish. Setting a date stamp allows for easy sorting and the date will appear on the photo when printed.
  • Page 60: Image Storage

    46 Camera Settings Image Storage The Image Storage setting allows you to specify where photos and video clips will be stored. The camera features 16 MB internal memory but you can also insert an SD/MMC card (See “Inserting an SD/MMC Memory Card” on page 16 for more details).
  • Page 61: Voice Memo

    Voice Memo The Voice Memo setting allows you to record a voice memo when a photo is taken. Select ON to enable the Voice Memo function or OFF (default) to disable it. About The About screen allows you to check the current firmware version of the camera.
  • Page 62: Image Storage

    48 Camera Settings Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select an option and press the OK button to confirm. Image Storage See “Image Storage” on page 46 for detailed information. PictBridge Print (PTP) 1/140 1/140 1/140 AUTO INTERNAL MEMORY IMAGE STORAGE...
  • Page 63: This Image

    This Image Print the selected image with the current setting. 1. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select THIS IMAGE from the options and press the OK button to confirm. Use the Left/Right navigation buttons to select previous/next file. 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies.
  • Page 64: Index Print

    50 Camera Settings Index Print Use this function to print all images in index format. 1. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to select the Paper size. • DEFAULT SIZE • LETTER • A4 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies.
  • Page 65: All Images

    All Images Print all images saved in memory. 1. Use the Up/Down navigation buttons to select ALL IMAGES from the options and press the OK button to confirm. 2. Press the Up/Down navigation buttons to set the number of copies. 3.
  • Page 66: Specifications

    52 Specifications Specifications General Resolution / Image Type Dimensions Exterior Casing Optics Aperture Optical Zoom Digital Zoom Focal Length Photo Graphic Range Shutter Speed Viewfinder Field of View 10M Pixels / 1/2.33 CCD 2.7”TFT, 230,000 Pixels 93(W) x 58(H) x 21(D)mm Plastic housing + Chromed plastic center frame Wide: F2.9 - F5.5...
  • Page 67 Camera Features Auto Power Off / Time Out Yes ISO Equivalent External Memory Flash Modes Shooting Mode Tripod Mount Macro Image Image File Formats Resolution Image Quality Mode Quality Levels Specifications 53 Auto, ISO80/100/200/400/800/ 1600 Support SD/MMC card from 32MB to 16GB Auto, Off, Fill, Red-eye Auto, P-Mode, Av, Tv, Panorama, Video, Sport,...
  • Page 68 54 Specifications Capture Features DPOF Erase Protection Exposure Compensation Sharpness Color AE Metering Focus Flash Range Lens Thread Anti-Shake Aperture Priority Shutter Priority Drive Mode Quick Delete Quick View Quick Review Self Timer Playback Magnify White Balance Video Video Out Stream to SD/MMC Speaker Movie File Format...
  • Page 69 Capability Camera Interface Host Platform Standards Operating Temperature Language Specifications 55 USB 2.0 high speed Windows 2000/XP/Vista 0°C ~ 40°C English, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Russian, Turkish, Thai, Korean, Dutch...
  • Page 70: Troubleshooting

    56 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Problem Camera does not turn on Camera turns off automatically LCD turns off automatically Empty battery icon is displayed on the LCD then camera turns off LCD screen displays ‘Card Requires Formatting’ LCD screen displays ‘Card is Full’ LCD screen displays ‘Card is locked’...
  • Page 71 SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. Printed in China...

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