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HP d3000 User Manual

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Digital Camera
Appareil photo numérique
macchina fotografica digitale
Cámara digital
User Manual
Manuel de l'utilisateur
Manuale Utents
Manual del usuario


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  • Page 1 Digital Camera Digitalkamera Appareil photo numérique macchina fotografica digitale Cámara digital User Manual Benutzerhandbuch Manuel de l’utilisateur Manuale Utents Manual del usuario...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface ......................3 About this Manual .................. 3 Safety and Handling Precautions.............. 3 Using this Menu ..................4 Introduction ....................5 System Requirements ................5 Main Features ..................5 Package Contents................... 6 Camera Views ..................7 Camera Buttons ..................9 Navigation Control................
  • Page 3 Setting LCD Brightness ................. 57 Setting Battery Type ................57 Setting Memory Kit ................57 Reset All ....................58 Making Connections ..................59 Connecting the Camera to a PC ............. 59 Connecting the Camera to a Printer ............61 Setting the Print Mode Menu ..............62 Appendix....................
  • Page 4: Preface

    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. No part of this manual may be reproduced by any mechanical, electronic or other means, in any form, without prior written permission of the manufacturer.
  • Page 5: Using This Menu

    Battery Information • Turn off the camera before installing or removing the battery. • Use only the provided batteries or type of battery and charger that came with your camera. Using other types of battery or charger may damage the equipment and invalidate the warranty. •...
  • Page 6: Introduction

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of the new digital camera. Capturing high-quality digital images is fast and easy with this state-of-the-art smart camera. System Requirements In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following system requirements: For Windows: •...
  • Page 7: Package Contents

    Package Contents Please check the contents of your camera package. It should contain: Digital camera AA battery x 4 pcs Neck strap USB cable Quick Start Guide/ Lens cover Lens Strap  ...
  • Page 8: Camera Views

    Camera Views Front View Self-timer LED/ AF Assist Lamp Microphone Lens Back View LCD monitor LED indicator Movie button Playback button OK button/4-way navigation control Function/Delete button 10. Menu button  ...
  • Page 9 Top View 11. Flash 12. Zoom lever 13. Shutter button 14. ON/OFF (Power button) 15. Mode dial Bottom View 16. Battery/Memory card compartment 17. Tripod screw hole  ...
  • Page 10: Camera Buttons

    Right View 18. Strap ring Left View 19. Strap ring 20. Speaker 21. USB AV/Out Camera Buttons Your camera is equipped with different buttons for ease of use. Button Description Power Press the Power button to turn the power on/off. Shutter Press to capture an image or start/stop recording audio clip.
  • Page 11: Navigation Control

    Navigation Control The 4-way Navigation Control and the OK button allow you to access the various menus available from the On Screen Display (OSD). You can configure a wide range of settings to ensure maximum results from your images and videos. Further functions of these buttons are as follows: Description Face Tracking/Rotate Button Macro Button...
  • Page 12: Camera Memory

    Camera Memory Internal memory Your camera is equipped with 128MB of internal memory. Users can store files up to 108MB. If there is no memory card inserted in the memory card slot, all images, videos and audio clips recorded are automatically stored in the internal memory.
  • Page 13: Getting Started

    Getting Started Attach the Camera Strap 1. Pass the strap through the strap ring by outside. 2. Then pass it through the buckle as the inner loop like the illustration. 3. Put the strap in the strap holder. 4. Take up the slack and make sure the strap is tight from the buckle.
  • Page 14: Inserting An Sd/sdhc/sdxc Memory Card

    4. Close and lock battery/memory card compartment. Inserting an SD/SDHC/SDXC Memory Card Expand your camera’s storage by using SD, SDHC or SDXC memory cards. 1. Unlock and open the Battery/memory card compartment at the bottom of the camera. 2. Insert the SD/SDHC/SDXC card into the memory card slot with the metallic part facing the back side of the camera.
  • Page 15 2. Press keys to change the value for the date and time. 3. Press OK to apply. 4. If necessary, press to close the menu. Now, you are ready to start taking images and videos. Holding down keys to change the values continuously.  ...
  • Page 16: Modes

    Modes Your camera has three modes: Record Mode This is the default mode while you turn on the camera every time. You are able to take images and record audio clips in this mode. Playback mode Press the Playback button after the camera is turned on to view and edit captured images or playback videos and audio clips.
  • Page 17: Using The Lcd Monitor

    Using the LCD monitor The LCD monitor shows all important information regarding camera settings as well as the visual image of your image or video. The display on the LCD monitor is called the On Screen Display or OSD. LCD Monitor Layout Photo Mode Screen Layout Item Description...
  • Page 18 Movie Mode Screen Layout Recording Layout Item Description Key indicator Displays the commands on 4-way Navigation Control button Recorded time Displays recorded time. Recording status Indicates recording status. Playback Mode Screen Layout The Playback mode display varies depending on the type of image being viewed. Playback mode display of still images: Item Description...
  • Page 19 Playback mode of videos: Item Description Playback mode Indicates playback mode. Protect Indicates file is protected. Video clip Indicates the file is a video. Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a video or audio Button intro file.
  • Page 20 Playback mode of audio clips: Item Description Playback mode Indicates playback mode. Protect Indicates file is protected. Button intro Indicates the button to press on the camera to play a video or audio file. Indicates the file number over the total number of files in the storage File no./Total no.
  • Page 21: Changing The Lcd Monitor Display

    Changing the LCD Monitor Display The type of information displayed on the LCD monitor can be changed using the button. Press the button repeatedly to change the LCD display from one type to another. In Photo Mode, the LCD display can be changed into any of the following: •...
  • Page 22: Setting The Zoom Control

    Setting the Zoom Control Using a combination of 21 times optical zoom and 5 times digital zoom permits zoom photography at up to 105 times magnification. While the digital zoom can be a useful feature, the more an image is enlarged (zoomed), the more pixelated (grainier) the image will appear.
  • Page 23: Using Flash

    Using Flash When taking pictures in difficult lighting conditions, use the Flash/Right button to get correct exposure. This function cannot be activated in recording videos or continuous shooting. To activate Flash: • Press the Flash/Right button on your camera Flash/Right repeatedly until your desired flash mode is displayed button on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 24: Using The Function Menu

    Using the Function Menu The Function Menu is used to adjust capture settings in Photo Mode. It contains My Mode, Photo Size, Quality, Movie Size, EV Compensation, White Balance, ISO, Metering, and Color Mode. Press the Fn button of your camera to launch the Function Menu. Press the Fn button again to close the menu.
  • Page 25: Recording Videos

    Quality The Quality sets the quality (compression) at which the image is captured. The quality determines the amount of compression applied to your images. Fine quality would give you the best images with sharper details and less compression. However, the higher the quality, the more memory space is required in your memory card.
  • Page 26: Movie Size

    Movie Size The Movie Size function appears only in Movie mode. Use this function to adjust the resolution and quality of movie clips. The table below shows the available size and corresponding image quality settings. Icon Item Description HDTV (Support SDHC_Class(6)) The maximum length of a single video recording is up to 29 minutes.
  • Page 27: White Balance

    White Balance This sets the white balance for a variety of lighting conditions and permits images to be captured that approach the conditions that are seen by the human eye. • As you move through the selection, you can see the preview on the LCD monitor synchronously.
  • Page 28: Color Mode

    Metering This sets the metering method for calculating the exposure. Icon Item Description The entire area of the screen is measured, and the exposure is Multi calculated. Averages the light metered from the entire frame, but gives greater Center weight to the subject matter at the center. A very small portion of the center of the screen is measured, and the Spot exposure is calculated.
  • Page 29: Mode Dial

    Mode dial There are 8 recording modes can be set by turning the Mode dial, such as Intelligent Scene, Scene mode, Continuous Shooting, Photo Stitch, Manual Exposure, Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority and Program. Once turning the Mode dial, it will enter the selected mode immediately even in Playback mode or during movie recording.
  • Page 30 Using Intelligent Scene This feature is most useful for novice users to capture great images even without basic knowledge of photography. Simply frame the shot with the help of Intelligent Scene Mode, the camera automatically recognizes 11 kinds of scenes - Portrait, Landscape, Sunset, Macro, Text, Snow, Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Night Scene, Night Portrait and Foliage - and selects the ideal settings.
  • Page 31: Setting The Scene Mode

    Setting the Scene Mode By simply selecting one of the following 27 modes, you can capture the image with the most appropriate settings. 1. Turn the Mode dial to icon SCN. 2. Press to launch the Record Menu. 3. Use the navigation controls to move through the selection.
  • Page 32 Building This feature enhances the edges of captured images. This feature enhances the black and white contrast normally used Text when capturing text images. This feature boosts the saturation of greens to give a rich color to Foliage foliage. This feature combines up to 4 shots into a single image and provides 4 Auction patterns to select for usage of auction.
  • Page 33 Using Sports Mode When you need a series of sports motion images, such as a golf swing, or try to capture the images of a flying hummingbird/butterfly, be sure to switch the scene mode to sports mode. Using Party Mode Let the Party mode on! It can be difficult to get everyone on a party.
  • Page 34: Using Smile Capture Mode

    5. Press OK button to continue the second shot. 6. Or, press Menu button to go back the first shot. 7. Repeat step 4 to 6, until the pattern is filled in images. 8. Press OK button to save the composed image. 9.
  • Page 35 To activate Blink Detection 1. Select Blink Detection Mode from Scene Mode submenu. 2. Half press the Shutter button to focus the subject. The frame turns green to indicate focus is set. 3. Press the Shutter button to capture the image and automatically save the Image.
  • Page 36: Using Voices Recording

    Using Love Portrait Want to take a good image when there are just two of you? All you have to do is hold the camera and show your smiles together. If over two faces had been recognized, the camera performs 2-second countdown with a beep notice then take a shot without pressing the Shutter button.
  • Page 37 Using Continuous Shooting Turn the Mode dial to icon Continuous Shooting. Press Up key to select between the following settings: Icon Item Description Performs continuous shooting when the Shutter button is pressed. Burst Stops shooting when the shutter button is released. Captures 30 images in a shot when the Shutter button is pressed.
  • Page 38 After taking the second shot, the yellow Once the icon overlaps the yellow block, block moves to the end of the guidance you can get another shot without pressing the bar, and the OK button appears as well. shutter button. You can press the OK button to stitch the first two shots, or the Menu button to restart shooting.
  • Page 39: Using The Record Menu

    Using Aperture Priority Mode This mode is designed for control the aperture value by user and let camera decide the shatter speed. The main impact that aperture had on images was with regards to Depth of Field. (DOF) • Choose lager aperture, only one subject in focus but the background nice and blurred. (Shallow DOF) •...
  • Page 40: Setting The Drive Mode

    Setting the Drive Mode Your camera features a Self-timer and Burst which can be set in the Drive mode function in the Record Menu. The Self-timer allows you to take images after a pre-defined delay. While burst lets you take consecutive shots. This function is only available in recording still images.
  • Page 41: Setting Sharpness

    The AF Lamp function allows you to record images even low light conditions. If AF Lamp is set to Auto, the AF lamp located in the front of the camera, see "Front View" on page 7, emits an red light by half pressing the Shutter button allowing the camera to focus easily.
  • Page 42: Setting The Digital Zoom

    This function allows you to adjust the contrast of your images. To set Contrast 1. From the Record menu, select Contrast. 2. Use the keys to go through the selection. 3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes. Icon Item Description...
  • Page 43: Setting The Date Stamp

    Setting the Date Stamp The date of recording can be printed directly on the still images. This function must be activated before the image is captured. Once date and time are stamped on an image, they can no longer be edited or deleted. Limitations of Date Stamp functions are as follows: Available for still images only.
  • Page 44: Playback

    Playback You can playback the still images, video and audio clips on the LCD monitor. Viewing in Single Navigation The Single navigation mode displays the image one by one on the LCD monitor. To view images/videos/audio clips, follow the steps below. 1.
  • Page 45: Zooming Images

    Thumbnail icons: When you view the thumbnails, some images may contain icons. These icons indicate the type of file or recording. Icon Type Description Voice Record Indicates a voice recording file. File Error Indicates an error file. Zooming images The zoom view function works with still images only. •...
  • Page 46: Playing Voice Recording

    To capture screenshot image from a video clip 1. During playback of video, press the key to pause playback on your desired video frame to capture. 2. Press the Shutter button to capture a screenshot. 3. The camera stop playback. The LCD monitor displays the captured image in Single navigation mode.
  • Page 47: Deleting An Image/video/audio

    Deleting an Image/Video/Audio There are two ways to delete an image/video/audio: • Using the Delete button. Using Playback Menu Delete settings. See "Delete" on page 47. • Using the Delete Button Use the Fn/Delete button on your camera to delete an image/video/audio clip. 1.
  • Page 48 Delete The Delete function allows to remove unwanted files in the internal memory or on the memory card. Protected files cannot be erased, to delete, unprotect the file first. See "Protect" on page 49. To delete an image/video/audio clip: 1. From the Playback menu, select Delete. 2.
  • Page 49: Slide Show

    6. Select Yes to confirm. 7. Press the OK button to delete marked files. To delete all files: 1. Select All in the Delete submenu. A confirmation message appears. 2. Select Yes. 3. Press the OK button to delete all files. Slide Show The slide show function enables you to playback your still images automatically in order one image at a time.
  • Page 50 Protect Set the data to read-only to prevent images from being erased by mistake. A protected file has a lock icon when viewed on Playback mode. To protect files: 1. From the Playback menu, select Protect. 2. The Protect submenu is displayed on the LCD monitor. Available select settings: •...
  • Page 51: Voice Memo

    The Red-eye Correction function is used to reduce red eye in captured images. This function is only available for still images. Red-eye correction can be applied to an image several times, but the quality may gradually deteriorate. To activate Red-eye Correction: 1.
  • Page 52 Color Mode The Color Mode function lets you adjust edit still images to apply different colors or tones for a more artistic effect. Edited images in this function are saved as a new file. To activate Color Mode: 1. Press the Playback button on the camera.
  • Page 53 Trim The Trim function allows you to trim an image to another image size. This function is only available for still images. To trim an image: 1. Press the Playback button on the camera. 2. Use the keys to scroll and select an image to trim.
  • Page 54: Startup Image

    Resize Resizes a previously saved image and only resizing to a smaller size is available. To resize an image: 1. Press the Playback button on the camera. 2. Use the keys to scroll and select an image to resize. 3. Press the MENU button to launch the Playback menu. 4.
  • Page 55: Radial Blur

    DPOF DPOF is the abbreviation for Digital Print Order Format, which allows you to embed printing information on your memory card. You can select the images to be printed and how many prints to make with the DPOF menu in the camera and insert the memory card to the card compatible printer. When the printer starts printing, it will read the embedded information on the memory card and print the specified images.
  • Page 56: Using The Setup Menu

    Using the Setup Menu You can access the Setup menu whether you are in Record or Playback mode. The Setup menu allows to configure general camera settings. To go to Setup Menu: 1. Press Menu button to launch the Record/Playback Menu.
  • Page 57: Setting Lcd Save

    Setting LCD Save Enable the LCD Save function to automatically decrease the LCD brightness to conserve battery power. When the camera is idle for 20 seconds, the LCD darkens. Press any button to resume to normal brightness. The camera is idle when no buttons are pressed. LCD •...
  • Page 58: Setting Tv Out

    Setting TV Out Use the TV Out function to adjust video output signal to accommodate different regional settings. If TV out is not set correctly, the image may not display properly on TV. Available settings are: • NTSC. Applicable in Japan, USA, Canada, Taiwan and others.
  • Page 59: Reset All

    Reset All Use this function to reset the camera to its factory settings. However, the following settings are exceptions and not affected by Reset. • Date & Time • Language • TV Out • Custom White Balance data  ...
  • Page 60: Making Connections

    Making Connections Connecting the Camera to a PC You can transfer images, videos and audio files to your PC. 1. Connect one end of the USB cable to an available USB port on your computer 2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to the USB terminal on the camera.
  • Page 61 The camera’s internal memory and memory card would display as removable • drives in PC. After the connection, no image is displayed on the LCD monitor. •  ...
  • Page 62: Connecting The Camera To A Printer

    Connecting the Camera to a Printer You can print your images directly using a PictBridge compatible printer. 1. Turn on your Printer. Check that the printer is turned on, there is paper in the printer, and there are no printer error messages. 2.
  • Page 63: Setting The Print Mode Menu

    Setting the Print Mode Menu Print Mode menu appears on the screen after the connection between a printer and your camera is established. Print Mode includes three major settings: • Print Select. An image can then be selected to print. •...
  • Page 64: Appendix

    Appendix About Folder and File Names Your camera automatically creates specific directory of folder in the internal memory cards to organize captured images, videos and audio files. File Naming File names begin with "DSCI" and followed by a 4-digit number that increases in sequence. File numbering starts from 0001 when a new folder is created.
  • Page 65 Focal Length: 4.5 (W) ~ 94.5 (T) mm Lens 21X optical zoom, 5x digital zoom LCD monitor 3.0" Color LCD Normal: Wide: 100cm ~ infinity Middle: 80cm ~ infinity Tele: 150cm ~ infinity Focusing Range Macro: Wide: 50cm ~ 100cm Middle: 1cm ~ 80cm Tele: 150cm ~ infinity Aperture...
  • Page 66 Interface USB/AV OUT TV system NTSC/PAL (selected by Setup MENU) Battery AA battery X4 Operating Temperature 0º C - 40º C Operating Humidity 0% - 90% Microphone Built-in Speaker Built-in Approx. Dimensions 112.5 x 75.9 x 63.4 mm Approx. Weight 355 g (no battery) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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  • Janey Aug 06, 2013 08:40:
    Thanks for this manual. It is very helpful.