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VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER
After using the USB cradle to establish a USB connection
between the camera and your computer, you can use your
computer to view images in file memory and copy images
to your computer's hard disk or other storage media. In
order to do this, you first need to install the USB driver
located on the CD-ROM that comes bundled with the
camera onto your computer.
Note that the procedure you need to perform depends on
whether you are using computer running under Windows
(see below) or a Macintosh (see page 132).
Using the Camera with a Windows
Computer
The following are the general steps for viewing and copying
files from a computer running under Windows. You can find
details about each operation in the procedures that follow
below. Note that you should also refer to the
documentation that comes with your computer for other
information about USB connections, etc.
1. If you are running Windows 98, Me, or 2000, install
the USB driver onto your computer.
• You need to perform this step only once, the first
time you connect to your computer.
• If you are running Windows XP, you do not need to
install the USB driver.
2. Use the USB cradle to establish a connection between
the camera and computer.
3. View and copy the images you want.
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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER After using the USB cradle to establish a USB connection Using the Camera with a Windows between the camera and your computer, you can use your Computer computer to view images in file memory and copy images The following are the general steps for viewing and copying to your computer’s hard disk or other storage media.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER IMPORTANT! Click [USB driver] and then [Install]. • Do not try to establish a connection between the • This starts installation. camera and computer before installing the USB • The following steps show installation under the driver onto the computer.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Connect the USB cable that comes bundled After making sure the camera is turned off, with the camera to the USB cradle and your place the camera onto the USB cradle. computer’s USB port. • Do not place the camera onto the USB cradle while it is turned on.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Press the USB cradle’s [USB] button. On your computer, double-click “My Computer”. • This will cause the “Add New Hardware...” dialog box to appear on the computer screen as the computer Double-click “Removable Disk”. automatically detects the camera’s file memory. After you install the USB driver, “Add New Hardware...”...

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER IMPORTANT! USB Connection Precautions • Never use your computer to edit, delete, move, or • Be sure to read the documentation that comes with your rename images stored in file memory. Doing so can computer for other important information about USB cause problems with the image management data connections.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Connect the bundled AC adaptor to the [DC IN Using the Camera with a Macintosh Computer 5.3V] connector of the USB cradle, and then plug it in to a household power outlet. The following are the general steps for viewing and copying files from a Macintosh.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Connect the USB cable that comes bundled After making sure the camera is turned off, with the camera to the USB cradle and your place the camera onto the USB cradle. computer’s USB port. • Do not place the camera onto the USB cradle while it is turned on.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Press the USB cradle’s [USB] button. To copy all the files in file memory to your Macintosh hard disk, drag the “DCIM” folder • Pressing the [USB] button enters the USB mode, to the folder to which you want to copy it. which causes the USB cradle’s [USB] lamp to light green (page 172).

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER USB Connection Precautions Operations You Can Perform from Your Computer • Be sure to read the documentation that comes with your The following are the operations you can perform while computer for other important information about USB there is a USB connection between your camera and connections.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Using a Commercially Available SD Memory Card Using a Memory Card to Transfer Images Reader/Writer to a Computer See the user documentation that comes with the SD The procedures in this section describe how to transfer memory card reader/writer for details about how to use it.

  • Page 11: Directory Structure

    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Memory Directory Structure Memory Data Images recorded with this camera and other data are I Directory Structure stored in memory using DCF (Design rule for Camera File System) protocol. DCF protocol is designed to make it <¥DCIM¥>...

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER <¥AUDIO¥> (MP3 file folder)* • Audio snapshot audio file (EX-M20U only) File that contains the audio part of an audio snapshot tttttttt.MP3 (MP3 file)* (File Name Extension: WAV). LASTPLAY (LASTPLAY file)* • Album folder *1 These folders and files are for the EX-M20U only. Folder that contains files used by the album function *2 These folders are created in built-in memory only.

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    VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Image Files Supported by the Camera Built-in Memory and Memory Card Precautions • Image files recorded with the CASIO EX-S20U/EX-M20U Digital Camera • Note that the folder named “DCIM” is the parent (top) • DCF protocol image files folder of all the files in memory.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER The album feature of the camera creates files that make it • You can use the Web browser shown below to view or possible for you to view images on your computer in a print the contents of an album.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER • The PLAY mode screen reappears after creation of Selecting an Album Layout the album is complete. You can select from among 10 different display layouts for • Creating an album causes a file folder named an album.

  • Page 16: Background Color

    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER I Background Color Configuring Detailed Album Settings You can specify white, black, or gray as the color of the album background using the procedure under “Configuring In the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Detailed Album Settings”. Select the “PLAY”...

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER I Image Use I Auto Album Creation On/Off This setting lets you select from among three different This setting controls whether an album is created image uses, as described below. Select the image use that automatically whenever you turn off the camera.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER NOTE Viewing Album Files • Depending on the number of images in memory, it You can view and print album files using your computer’s can take quite a bit of time to complete auto album Web browser application.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER If you created the album after selecting “Normal” type or “Index/Info” as the album type under “Configuring Detailed Album Settings” on page 142, you can click one of the following display options. Album : Displays an album created by the camera. Index : Displays a list of images stored in a folder.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER • The following describes the information that appears NOTES on the Info Screen. • When printing an album page, you should set up your Web browser as described below. This Info Screen item: Shows this: —...

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Saving an Album Installing the Software from the CD-ROM • To save an album, copy the “DCIM” folder from camera About the bundled CD-ROM memory or the memory card to your computer’s hard disk, a CD-R, an MO disk, or some other storage medium.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Acrobat Reader (for Windows) Computer System Requirements This is an application that lets you read PDF files. Use it to Computer system requirements depend on each of the read the user documentation for the camera, Photo Loader, applications, as described below.

  • Page 23: Getting Started

    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Getting Started Installing Software from the CD-ROM in Windows Start up your computer and insert the CD-ROM into its CD- ROM drive. This will automatically launch the menu Use the procedures in this section to install the software application, which displays a menu screen on your from the bundled CD-ROM to your computer.

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    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Viewing the Contents of the “Read me” Installing an Application File Click the “Install” button for the application You should always read the “Read me” file for any you want to install. application before installing it. The “Read me” file contains information you need to know when installing the Follow the instructions that appear on your application.

  • Page 25: User Registration

    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER Viewing User Documentation (PDF Files) User Registration You can perform user registration over the Internet. To do In the “Manual” area, click the name of the so, of course, you need to be able to connect to the manual you want to read.

  • Page 26: Installing Software

    USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER I To install Photo Loader Installing Software from the CD-ROM on a Macintosh Open the folder named “Photo Loader”. Use the procedures in this section to install the software from the bundled CD-ROM to your computer. Open the folder named “English”, and then open the file named “Important”.

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    On the CD-ROM, open the “Manual” folder. I To register as a user Open the “Digital Camera” folder, and then Internet registration only is supported. Visit the following CASIO website to register: open the folder for the language whose user’s http://world.casio.com/qv/register/ guide you want to view.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) You can transfer MP3 music data files from your computer Transferring Audio Files to the Camera to the camera and then use the camera as a portable audio Use the following procedure to import an MP3 audio file player.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) NOTES Preparing the Camera for Audio Player Operation • If you are using a “PLAYLIST.TXT” file (page 162), you need to edit the contents of the file accordingly Perform the following steps to prepare the camera for whenever you add or delete an MP3 file.

  • Page 30: General Guide

    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) On the LCD remote controller, press the [ Using the Camera as an Audio Player button. • This turns on the camera, enters the AUDIO mode, General Guide and starts playback. G LCD Remote Controller IMPORTANT! ] (Skip Back/Fast •...

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) G Display Playback status indicator This icon indicates the current playback status. This type of icon: Indicates this: Rotation clockwise while flashing Playback is in progress. Flashing Playback is paused. Steady and unmoving Playback is stopped. Track number Playback mode indicator Shows the track number of the current track.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) G To skip to the beginning of the next track Basic Remote Controller Operations Press the [ ] button (remote controller beeps). G To start playback To keep skipping forward, press the [ ] button multiple Press the [ ] button.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) NOTE Playing Back Audio Files • The initial default mode is normal playback. The camera remembers the last playback mode you Specifying the Audio Playback Mode selected, even if you turn the camera off. You can use the following procedure to select one of three playback modes: normal playback, all-track repeat, or one- Playing Back Tracks Randomly...

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) Use [ ] and [ ] to select “On”, and then Selecting a Specific Track for Playback press [SET]. You can use the following procedure to select the specific track you want to play from a list of tracks on the camera’s To do this: Select this setting: monitor screen.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) IMPORTANT! Specifying the Track Playback Sequence • The monitor screen turns off automatically if you do Normally, audio files are played back in the sequence that not perform any operation for about 10 seconds. they are stored in file memory.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) I Example Folder Structure I Example PLAYLIST.TXT File Contents <¥AUDIO¥> (Folder containing MP3 files) AUDIO001.MP3 AUDIO002.MP3 AUDIO001.MP3 (MP3 file) AUDIO002.MP3 (MP3 file) POPS ROCK\ROCK0002.MP3 PLAYLIST.TXT (PLAYLIST.TXT file) LASTPLAY (LASTPLAY file) POPS (Folder containing MP3 files) POPS0001.MP3 (MP3 file) POPS0002.MP3...

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) IMPORTANT! Using BASS BOOST • Any files and folders that are not included in the BASS BOOST enhances the low range of the audio for a “PLAYLIST.TXT” file are skipped during playback. more powerful sound. •...

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) IMPORTANT! Deleting MP3 Files from File Memory • When using BASS BOOST, playing at loud volume You can delete a single MP3 file from camera memory or can cause distortion. If this happens, lower the on the memory card, or you can batch delete all the MP3 volume level.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) Deleting a Single MP3 File Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Delete”. • To exit the delete operation without deleting Use the following procedure to delete a single MP3 file anything, select “Cancel”. from file memory or a memory card.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) Deleting All MP3 Files Disabling Remote Controller Button Operations The following procedure deletes all MP3 files currently in The remote controller has a lock switch that you can use to file memory. disable button operations to guard against accidental operation.

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    PLAYING AN AUDIO FILE (EX-M20U Only) LCD Remote Control Error Messages Audio Playback Precautions The following describes the error messages that appear on • Listening to audio at a high volume for long periods can the LCD remote controller’s display. damage your hearing.

  • Page 42

    APPENDIX APPENDIX Auto / ISO 64 / ISO 125 / ISO 250 / ISO 500 Menu Reference Grid On / Off The following shows lists of menus that appear in the REC Digital Zoom On / Off mode and PLAY mode, and their settings. Review On / Off •...

  • Page 43: Play Mode

    APPENDIX G Set Up tab menu I PLAY mode Beep (EX-S20U) On / Off G PLAY tab menu Sounds (EX-M20U) Startup / Shutter / Operation / Volume Slideshow Start / Images / Time / Interval Startup On (Selectable image) / Off Calender –...

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    APPENDIX G Set Up tab menu Indicator Lamp Reference Beep (EX-S20U) On / Off Camera Indicator Lamps Sounds (EX-M20U) Startup / Shutter / Operation / Volume Startup On (Selectable image) / Off The camera has two indicator lamps: an operation/flash File No.

  • Page 45

    APPENDIX I REC Mode I PLAY Mode Operation/Flash Operation/Flash Self-timer Lamp Self-timer Lamp Charge Lamp Meaning Charge Lamp Meaning Color Status Color Status Color Status Color Status Green Power on Green Power on Amber Pattern 1 Flash charging Green Pattern 2 Deleting image Green Monitor screen off...

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    APPENDIX USB Cradle Indicator Lamps The USB cradle has two indicator lamps: a [CHARGE] lamp and a [USB] lamp. These lamps light and flash to indicate the current operational status of the USB cradle and camera. [USB] lamp [CHARGE] lamp [CHARGE] lamp [USB] lamp Meaning...

  • Page 47: Troubleshooting Guide

    APPENDIX Troubleshooting Guide Symptom Possible Cause Action Power does not turn on. 1) The battery is not oriented correctly. 1) Orient the battery correctly (page 26). 2) The battery is dead. 2) Charge the battery (page 28). 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.

  • Page 48

    APPENDIX Symptom Possible Cause Action Color of the playback Sunlight or light from another source is shining Position the camera so sunlight does not shine image is different from the directly into the lens during recording. directly into the lens. image on the monitor screen during recording.

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    APPENDIX Symptom Possible Cause Action All buttons and switches Circuit problem caused by electrostatic charge, Remove the battery from the camera, reinsert it, are disabled. impact, etc. while the camera was connected to and then try again. another device. Monitor screen is off. 1) USB communication is in progress.

  • Page 50: Display Messages

    SYSTEM ERROR Your camera system is corrupted. Contact your Formatting the memory card deletes all files on retailer or a CASIO service center. the memory card. Before formatting, try transferring recoverable files to a computer or The card is locked.

  • Page 51: Specifications

    APPENDIX Specifications There are no printing There are no DPOF settings specifying images and images. the number of copies of each for printing. Set up DPOF. Configure the required DPOF settings (page 97). Main Specifications There is no file to You are trying to save an invalid file as a Product .......

  • Page 52

    APPENDIX Approximate Memory Capacity and File sizes Delete ........Single-file, all files (with protection) Effective Pixels: ....2.0 million File Size Approximate Built-in flash SD Memory Quality (pixels) Image File Size memory 10MB Card* 64MB Imaging Element: ....1/2.7-inch square pixel color CCD 1600 x 1200 Fine 1050KB...

  • Page 53

    APPENDIX Self-timer ......10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self- Input/Output Terminals ..Cradle connector timer (EX-M20U connector is also used for connection of remote controller.) Built-in Flash Flash Modes: ....Auto, Off, On, Red-eye reduction Microphone ......Monaural (EX-M20U only) Approximate Flash Range: ...

  • Page 54: Power Supply

    APPENDIX I Power Supply *4 Voice recording times are based on continuous recording. *5 Audio playback times are based on continuous output (through Power Requirements ..Rechargeable lithium ion battery (NP- headphones). 20) x 1 • Voice recording and audio playback times apply to the EX-M20U only. Approximate Battery Life: Power Consumption ..

  • Page 55

    APPENDIX I Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery (NP-20) I Special AC Adaptor (AD-C51J) Rated Voltage: ....3.7 V Power Requirement ..100 to 240V AC, 50/60Hz, 83mA Rated Capacitance: ... 680 mAh Output ......... 5.3V DC, 650mA Operating Temperature Dimensions ......48(W) x 16(H) x 69(D) mm (1.9"(W) x 0.63"(H) x 2.7"(D)) Range: .........

  • Page 56

    APPENDIX Power Supply • Use only the special NP-20 rechargeable lithium ion battery to power this camera. Use of any other type of battery is not supported. • This camera does not require a battery for the clock. The date and time settings of the camera are cleared whenever power supplied by both the battery and USB cradle is interrupted.

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