OTHER SETTINGS OTHER SETTINGS Use [ ] and [ ] to change the setting, and Configuring Sound Settings then press [SET]. You can configure different sounds to play whenever you turn on the camera, press the shutter release button half- To do this: Select this setting: way or all the way, or perform a key operation.
OTHER SETTINGS To set the volume level Specifying an Image for the Startup Screen You can specify an image you recorded as the startup In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press screen image, which causes it to appear on the monitor [MENU].
OTHER SETTINGS IMPORTANT! Configuring Power Down Image Settings • You can select any one of the following types of With the Power Down Image feature, you can configure the image as the startup image. camera so a specific image stored in camera image —...
OTHER SETTINGS Change the name of the file to one of the IMPORTANT! following. • Only a snapshot (JPEG) file can be used as the power down image. Snapshot Image: ENDING.JPG • Note that the Power Down Image feature works only with images recorded with this camera.
OTHER SETTINGS I To cancel Power Down Image settings Specifying the File Name Serial Number Generation Method Use the USB cable to connect the camera to Use the following procedure to specify the method for your computer (page 136). generating the serial number used for file names (page 105). Change the name of the current power down In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press image from ENDING.JPG to something else,...
OTHER SETTINGS Press [DISP]. Using the Alarm • You could press [SET] in place of [DISP] if you want You can configure up to three alarms that cause the to configure the alarm without an image. camera to beep and display a specified image at the time you specify.
OTHER SETTINGS Stopping the Alarm Setting the Clock When an alarm time is reached while the camera is turned Use the procedures in this section to select a Home Time off, the alarm will sound for about one minute (or until you Zone, and to change its date and time settings.
OTHER SETTINGS Use [ ] and [ ] to select “City”, and then To set the current time and date press [ ]. In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press Use [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] to select the [MENU].
OTHER SETTINGS Changing the Date Format Using World Time You can select from among three different formats for You can use the World Time screen to view a time zone display of the date. that is different from the home time zone when you go on a trip, etc.
OTHER SETTINGS To configure World Time settings Use [ ] and [ ] to select the city you want, and then press In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [SET]. [MENU]. • This displays the current Select the “Set Up” tab, select “World Time”, time in the city you and then press [ ].
OTHER SETTINGS To configure summer time (DST) After the setting is the way you want, press [SET]. settings • This displays the current time in accordance with your setting. In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press [MENU]. Press [SET] again to exit the setting screen. Select the “Set Up”...
OTHER SETTINGS Changing the Display Language Formatting Built-in Memory You can use the following procedure to select one of ten Formatting built-in memory deletes any data stored in it. language as the display language. IMPORTANT! • Note that data deleted by a format operation cannot In the REC mode or the PLAY mode, press be recovered.
OTHER SETTINGS Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Format”, and then press [SET]. • To exit the format operation without formatting, select “Cancel”.
USING A MEMORY CARD USING A MEMORY CARD You can expand the storage IMPORTANT! capabilities of your camera by using • Use only an SD memory card or a MultiMediaCard a commercially available memory with this camera. Proper operation is not guaranteed card (SD memory card or when any other type of card is used.
USING A MEMORY CARD Positioning the memory Using a Memory Card card so its front is facing in the same direction as the IMPORTANT! camera’s monitor screen, • Make sure you turn off the camera before inserting or carefully slide it into the removing a 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 dealer or nearest CASIO authorized service center. • Never remove a card from the camera while the green operation lamp is flashing. Doing so can cause the file save operation to fail, and even damage the memory card.
USING A MEMORY CARD Load the memory card into the camera. Memory Card Precautions • If a memory card starts to behave abnormally, you can Turn on the camera. Next, enter the REC restore normal operation by reformatting it. However, we mode or PLAY mode and press [MENU].
USING A MEMORY CARD Use [ ] and [ ] to select “Built-in Card”, Copying Files and then press [SET]. Use the procedures below to copy files between built-in • This starts the copy operation and displays the memory and a memory card. message “Busy..
USING A MEMORY CARD To copy a file from a memory card to NOTE • Files are copied to the folder in built-in memory built-in memory whose name has the largest number. With this procedure you can copy one file at a time. Perform steps 1 through 3 of the procedure under “To copy all the files in built-in memory to a memory card”.
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.
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.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER Connect the bundled AC adaptor to the [DC IN Connect the USB cable that comes bundled 5.3V] connector of the USB cradle, and then with the camera to the USB cradle and your plug it in to a household power outlet. computer’s USB port.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER After making sure the camera is turned off, Press the USB cradle’s [USB] button. place the camera onto the USB cradle. • This will cause the “Add New Hardware...” dialog box to appear on the computer screen as the computer •...
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER On your computer, double-click “My IMPORTANT! Computer”. • Never use your computer to edit, delete, move, or rename images stored in file memory. Doing so can Double-click “Removable Disk”. cause problems with the image management data used by the camera, which may make it impossible •...
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER USB Connection Precautions Using the Camera with a Macintosh Computer • Be sure to read the documentation that comes with your The following are the general steps for viewing and copying computer for other important information about USB files from a Macintosh.
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER IMPORTANT! Connect the bundled AC adaptor to the [DC IN 5.3V] connector of the USB cradle, and then • If you want to transfer files from the camera’s built-in memory to a computer, make sure there is no plug it in to a household power outlet.
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.
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 168).
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.
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.
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 <¥DCIM¥> (DCIM Folder) System) protocol. DCF protocol is designed to make it easier to exchange image and other data between digital 100CASIO (Storage folder)
VIEWING IMAGES ON A COMPUTER I Folder and File Contents • DPOF file folder Folder that contains DPOF files • DCIM folder • BESTSHOT folder (Built-in memory only) Folder that stores all of the digital camera files Folder that contains BESTSHOT user setup files. •...
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-Z4U Digital Camera • Note that the folder named “DCIM” is the parent (top) • DCF protocol image files folder of all the files in memory.
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.
USING THE CAMERA WITH A COMPUTER • Creating an album causes a file folder named Selecting an Album Layout “ALBUM”, which contains a file named “INDEX.HTM” You can select from among 10 different display layouts for plus other files to be created in camera memory or an album.
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 [ ] ( Detailed Album Settings”.
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.
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.
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 152, 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.
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: —...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
APPENDIX APPENDIX L/R Key REC Mode / EV shift / White Balance / ISO / Menu Reference Self-timer / Off The following shows lists of menus that appear in the REC G Memory tab menu mode and PLAY mode, and their settings. •...
APPENDIX G Set Up tab menu I PLAY mode Sounds Startup / Half Shutter /Shutter / Operation / G PLAY tab menu Volume Slideshow Start / Images / Time / Interval Startup On (Selectable image) / Off Calender – File No. Continue / Reset Favorites Show / Save / Cancel...
APPENDIX G Set Up tab menu Indicator Lamp Reference Sounds Startup / Half Shutter / Shutter / Operation / The camera has three indicator lamps: a green operation Volume lamp, a red operation lamp, and a self-timer lamp. These Startup On (Selectable image) / Off lamps light and flash to indicate the current operational File No.
APPENDIX REC mode Self-timer Operation Lamp Lamp Meaning Self-timer Green Operation Lamp Lamp Pattern 3 Low battery alert Meaning Green Pattern 3 Formatting card Operational (Power on, recording Pattern 3 Powering down enabled) Pattern 3 Flash is charging. IMPORTANT! Flash charging is complete. •...
APPENDIX PLAY mode USB Cradle Indicator Lamps The USB cradle has two indicator lamps: a [CHARGE] Self-timer lamp and a [USB] lamp. These lamps light and flash to Operation Lamp Lamp Meaning indicate the current operational status of the USB cradle Green and camera.
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.
APPENDIX Symptom Possible Cause Action The subject is out of focus The image is not focused properly. When composing the image, make sure the in the recorded image. subject on which you want to focus is located inside the focus frame. Camera powers down The battery is dead.
APPENDIX Symptom Possible Cause Action Images are not displayed. A memory card with non-DCF images recorded This camera cannot display non-DCF images with another camera is loaded in the camera. recorded onto a memory card using another digital camera. All buttons and switches Circuit problem caused by electrostatic charge, Remove the battery from the camera, reinsert it, are disabled.
File could not be The battery is dead, so the recorded image could SYSTEM ERROR Your camera system is corrupted. Contact your saved because not be saved. retailer or a CASIO service center. battery is low.
APPENDIX Specifications The card is locked. The LOCK switch of the SD memory card is locked. You cannot store images to or delete images from a memory card that is locked. Main Specifications There are no files. There are no files in built-in memory or on the Product .......
APPENDIX Approximate Memory Capacity and File sizes: Delete ........Single-file, all files (with protection) • Snapshots Effective Pixels ....4.0 million File Size Approximate Built-in flash SD Memory Imaging Element ....1/2.5-inch square pixel color CCD Quality (Total pixels: 4.23 million) (pixels) Image File Size memory 10MB...
APPENDIX Aperture ......F2.6/4.3, auto switching Input/Output Terminals ..Cradle connector White Balance ....Automatic, fixed (4 modes), manual Microphone ......Monaural switching Speaker ....... Monaural Self-timer ......10 seconds, 2 seconds, Triple Self- timer I Power Requirements Built-in Flash Flash Modes ....
APPENDIX I USB Cradle (CA-21A) *3 Continuous Playback Conditions • Temperature: 23°C (73°F) • Scroll one image about every 10 seconds Input/Output Terminals ..Camera connector; USB port; AC adaptor terminal (DC IN 5.3V) *4 Voice recording times are based on continuous recording. Power Consumption ..
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 have a separate battery for the clock. The date and time settings of the camera are cleared whenever power is totally cut off (from both the battery and USB cradle).