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    IIII I IIIIII CDI-E366 Canon IT_,L 7_werShot -_D870 D(US B6015 IT_.L (_LPH Camera User Guide...

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    Workflow and Reference Guides following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. Guide Direct Print User GuideS°ftware Starter ZoomBrowser ImageBrowser Software User Guide • PDF manuals available on the Canon website. http:llweb.canonjpllmaginglinformation-e.html...

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    Interface Cable IFC-4OOPCU AV Cable AVC-DC300 Wrist Strap WS-DC2 Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Warranty Card You may not be able to achieve the full performance of this camera with the included memory card. You can use SD memory cards, SDHC (SD High...

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    Table of Contents Print Settings/Transfer Settings Setting the DPOF Print Settings ....Setting the DPOF Transfer Settings ....Connecting to a TV Shooting/Playback Using a TV ..... Customizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) Changing My Camera Settings ..... Registering My Camera Settings ....Troubleshooting List of Messages...

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    Table of Contents Appendix Safety Precautions ....... Preventing Malfunctions ......Battery Handling ........ Handling the Memory Card ......Using an AC Adapter Kit (Sold Separately) .... Using an Externally Mounted Flash (Sold Separately) Camera Care and Maintenance ..... Specifications ........Index _, Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Symbol...

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    Warning Against Copyright Infringement Please note that Canon digital cameras are intended for personal use and should never be used in a manner that infringes upon or contravenes international domestic copyright laws and regulations. Please be advised that in certain cases...

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    174 ] Settings/Transfer Settings Print You can also use the touch control dial to select images and perform various operations. See p. 41. Settings I Setting DPOF Print You can select images on a memory card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera.

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    Print Settings/Transfer Settings 1175 Type as follows. • The Date and File No. settings change according to the Print - Index [Date] and [File No.] cannot be set to [On] at the same time. - Standard or Both [Date] and [File No.] can be set to [On] at the same time, however, the printable information may vary between printers.

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    Settings/Transfer Settings Print Select a print settings method Configures print settings for single images as you Select Images & Qty. view them. For picking a first and last image and printing all the Select Range images in the range. Configures print settings for images corresponding Select by Date to the selected date.

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    Print Settings/Transfer Settings 1177 m [Select Images & Qty,]...

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    Print Settings/Transfer Settings • Select Range] • You can circle your finger on the Touch Control Dial to select the first and last image. 1. Press the @ button. 2. Use the ÷ or .I, button to select the first image in the print range. 3.

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    1179 Print Settings/Transfer Settings Select by Date]/[Select by Category]/[Select by Folder]...

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    _ Print Settings/Transfer Settings • Select Images] 1. Use the 4. or 4. button to select [OK]. 2. Press the _ button. • The screen will return to the selection method screen. • Selecting [Cancel] cancels print settings of the selected image. •...

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    1181 Print Settings/Transfer Settings Settings t Setting DPOF Transfer You can use the camera to specify settings for images before downloading to a computer. Refer to the Software Starter Guide for instructions on how to transfer images to your computer. The settings used on the camera comply with the DPOF standards.

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    i Print Settings/Transfer Settings • [Order] 1. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select images to transfer. 2. Press the _ button. • Pressing the FUNC./SET button again desetects the setting. • This also can be set in the index playback mode.

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    1183 Connecting to a TV l Shooting/Playback Using a TV []_[][] You can use the supplied AV cable to shoot or playback images using a TV. • The video output signal can be switched (NTSC or PAL) to accommodate different regional standards (p. 52). The default setting varies between regions.

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    1841 C ustomizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) You can also use the touch control dial to select images and perform various operations. See p. 41. My Camera allows you to customize the start-up image and start-up, operation, self-timer and shutter sounds. You can change and register these settings, enabling you to customize the camera to suit your own tastes.

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    Customizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) 1185 Camera l Registering Settings Images recorded onto the memory card and newly recorded sounds can be added as My Camera settings to the [] and [] menu items. You can also use the supplied so_bNare to upload your computer's images and sounds to the camera.

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    Customizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) _ - [Start-up]l[Operation]l[Self-timer]l[Shutter Sounds] 1. Use the ÷ or 4, button to select (Record). _ 2. Press the O button. 3. After recording, use the ÷ or ,_ button to select [] (Register) _ 4. Press the @ button, Recording will automatically stop...

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    1187 Troubleshooting • Camera (p. 187) • When the power is turned on (p. 188) • LCD monitor (p. 188) • Shooting (p. 190) • Shooting movies (p. 194) • Playback (p. 195) • Battery/Battery Charger (p. 196) • TV monitor output (p. 196) •...

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    1881 T roubleshooting The SD memory card's or •When recording to, erasing from or SDHC memory card's write formatting the memory card, slide the protect tab is set to "Write write protect tab upward (p. 208). protect". The built-in rechargeable •...

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    1189 Troubleshooting Display flickers when shot • This is not a camera malfunction under fluorescent lighting. (flickering recorded in movies, but not in still images). Sometimes appears when • Th s s a normal occurrence shooting a bright subject, devices containing CCDs and does not constitute a malfunction.

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    • tfreformatting does n ot w ork, the memory card logic c ircuits may be damaged. Consult the nearest Canon Customer Support Help D esk. SD memory card orSDHC • Slide t he write protect tab upward memory card iswrite (p.

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    1191 Troubleshooting AF-assist Beam is set to • In dark places where it is difficult for [Off]. the camera to focus, the AF-assist Beam will emit to assist focusing. As the AF-assist Beam will not function when fumed off, set it [On] to activate it (p.

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    1921 T roubleshooting Too much light isshining • Change the shooting angle. directly into the camera, or isbeing reflected off t he subject. Fiash isseitoonl ......• Set t hehash to [] iFiasho_ (pl71i • Higher ISO speeds and [] (High ISO ISO speed is too high.

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    1193 Troubleshooting • To enhance the continuous shooting The memory card's performance has dropped. performance, you are recommended to format the memory card in the camera after you save all its images to your computer (p. 65). Memory card was formatted •...

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    1941 T roubleshooting • Although the recording time may n ot The following types o f memory cards are used. display propedy during shooting, -Slow recording cards. movie will b erecorded correctly on -Cards formatted the memory card. Recording time w ill different camera ora display properly ifyou format the memory...

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    1195 Troubleshooting You attempted to play back • Computer images that cannot be images shot with another played back may play back if they are camera or images edited added to the camera using the with a computer, supplied software program ZoomBrowser EX or lmageBrowser.

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    1961 T roubleshooting Battery isnot b eing u sed t o • See Battery Handling Precautions its full c apacity. (p. 2 06). Battery lifeexceeded • Replace the battery with anew one battery loses i tscharge (p. 9 ). quickly atnormal temperature (23 °C/73 °F).

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    (p. 65). However, if this error message appears even when using the supplied memory card, contact your Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the camera. Memory card is full of images and no more can be recorded or saved.

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    1981 List of Messages The file name could not be created because there is an image with the same name as the folder that the camera is attempting to create, or the highest possible file number has already been reached, tn the Set up menu, set [File Numbering] to [Auto Reset];...

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    List of Messages 1199 A sound memo cannot be added to this image since the data type of the existing sound memo is incorrect. In addition, sound cannot be played back. You attempted to register an image recorded in a different camera or a movie as a start-up image.

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    Try turning the power back on, and resume shooting or playback, tf this message continues to display, contact your Canon Customer Support Help Desk as there may be a problem with the lens.

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    1201 Appendix • Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below and in the "Safety Precautions" section. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. • The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct operation of the camera and its accessories to prevent injuries or damage to yourself, other persons...

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    Immediately turn the camera power off and remove the camera battery or unplug the battery charger or compact power adapter from the power outlet. Please consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Do not use substances containing...

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    12o3 Appendix • Do not place the battery near a heat source or expose it to direct flame or heat. • The battery should not be immersed in water or sea water. • Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery.

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    2041 A ppendix Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes. Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash may damage eyesight. In particular, remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash. t Keep objects that are sensitive to magnetic fields (such as credit cards) away from the speaker of the camera.

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    12o5 Appendix • Do not connect compact power adapters or battery chargers to devices such as electrical transformers for foreign travel because it may lead to malfunctions, excessive heat generation, fire, electric shock or injury. • Do not operate the flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to the surface of the flash.

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    2061 Appendix I :]_?[_[_ I -" _ 1113T_ The following icon and message will display. Icons Message Sufficient battery charge. Recharge the battery soon for extended use. (blinking red) Low battery charge. Recharge the battery. Change the Battery is fully depleted and the camera can no batteries longer operate.

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    12o7 Appendix You may be able to check the charge state depending upon how the terminal cover is attached (Fig. C, D). Fig. C Fig. D Charged Battery Spent Battery Attach it so the • Attach it the opposite is visible way to Fig.

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    2081 A ppendix Protect Tab _ite '_1]{Slide the switch down Slide the switch up. _ lYm°g c an nPdC tot' hte tr h e data on the card) Writing/Erasing Possible Writing/Erasing Impossible • Memory cards are high-precision electronic devices. Do not bend them, apply force to them, or subject them to shocks or vibration.

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    • When the camera is malfunctioning, a corrupted memory card might be the cause. Reformatting the memory card may solve the problem. • When a non-Canon brand memory card is malfunctioning, reformatting it may solve the problem. • Memory cards formatted in other cameras, computers, peripheral devices may not operate correctly in this camera.

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    2101 Appendix It is best to power the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (soId separately) when you are using it for long periods of time or connecting it to a computer. urn the camera power off before connectin g o[ disconnectin g the AC adapter.

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    1211 Appendix High-Power Flash HF-DC1 This flash is used to supplement the camera's built-in flash when the subject is too far away for proper illumination. Use the following procedures to affix the camera and High-Power Flash to the supporting bracket. Please read the instructions accompanying the flash along with this explanation.

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    2121 Appendix lithium battery (CR123A or DL123) is installed. • Before attaching the bracket to the flash, check that the • To illuminate the subjects properly, install the flash so that it is up against the side of the camera and parallel with the camera's front panel.

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    Never use organic solvents on the camera body or lens. If dirt remains, contact the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the customer suppo rt !ist supplied with YOU[ camera.

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    2141 A ppendix All d ata isbased onCanon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShot SD870 IS DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS 860 IS (W): Max. wide angle (T): Max. telephoto Camera Effective Pixels : Approx. 8.0 million Image Sensor : 1/2.5-inch type CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx.

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    Appendix 1215 Metering System Evaluative .1, Center-weighted average Spot .2 "1 When [AF Frame] is set to [Face Detect], the brightness of the face is also evaluated *2 Fixed to center Exposure Compensation +2 stops in 1/3-stop increments ISO speed Auto*, High ISO Auto*, ISO 80/100/200/400/...

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    2161 Appendix Data Type (Still images) : Exif 2.2 (JPEG)* Sound memos: WAVE (monaural) (Movies) : AVI (Image data: Motion JPEG; Audio data: WAVE (monaural)) * This digital camera supports Exif 2.2 (also called "Exif Print"). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between digital cameras and printers.

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    Movie (edit/slow motion play back possible), Sound Recorder (up to 2 hours sound-only recording/playback possible) or Resize. Direct Print PictBridge compliant, and Canon Direct Print and Bubble Jet Direct compatible My Camera Settings Start-up image, start-up sound, operation sound, self-timer sound, and shutter sound.

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    Power is left off for a sufficient amount of time*, then the power is turned back on and the testing procedure is repeated. • A Canon-brand memory card is used. Untilthe returnsto normal battery temperature Playback: Normal temperature (23°C +2°C/73°F +36°F), normal...

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    3264 x 1832 pixels • Capable of smooth continuous shooting (p. 85) when card has been formatted with a low level format. This retlects standard shooting criteria established by Canon. Actual results • may vary according to the subject and shooting conditions.

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    2201 Appendix Movie I-I:Card included with the camera SDC- Recording Pixels /Frame Rate 32MB SDC-128M 512MSH 3 min. 640 x480 pixels 14 sec. 1 min. 1 sec. 30 frames/sec. 57 sec. Standard 640 x480 pixels 1 min. 7 min. 30 frames/sec. 27 sec.

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    1221 Appendix Image Data Sizes (Estimated) Compression Recording Pixels 3436 KB 2060 KB 980 KB 3264 x 2448 pixels 2503 KB 1395 KB 695 KB 2592 x 1944 pixels 1602 KB 893 KB 445 KB 2048 x 1536 pixels 1002 KB 558 KB 278 KB 1600 x 1200 pixels...

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    2221 A ppendix SD Memory Card Interface Compatible with SD memory card standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 2.1 mm (1.26 x 9.94 x 9.08 in.) Weight Approx. 2 g (0.97 oz.) MultiMediaCard Interface Compatible with MultiMediaCard standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 1.4 mm (1.26 x 9.94 x 9.06 in.) Weight Approx.

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    1223 Appendix Compact Power Adapter CA-DC10 (Included with the separately sold AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30) Rated Input 100 - 240 V AC (50/60 Hz) Rated Output 4.3 V DC, 1.5A Operating 0 -40 °C (32 - 104 °F) Temperatures Dimensions 42.6 x 104.4 x 31.4 mm (1.68 x 4.11 x 1.24 in.) Weight (excluding power...

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    Numerics Digital Zoom ......67 Direct Transfer ......29 3:2 Guide ........ 124 Downloading Images to a Computer ....... 24 DPOF Print Order Print Style ......174 AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 ..210 Selecting Images ....174 AE Lock ........102 DPQF Transfer Order .....

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    1225 Index Set up Menu ....51, 53 Metering Modes ...... 108 Image Data Sizes (Estimated) 221 Mode Switch ....... 14, 40 Image Stabilizer Function ..79 Movie ........18 Index Playback ......131 Editing ......... 142 Indicator ........45 Playback ......

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    2261 I ndex Scene Mode ......81 Stitch Assist ......93 Shutter Button ......40 Fully ........15 Halfway ......... 15 Slide Show ......146 Slow Synchro Function ..... 87 Smooth Continuous Shooting ...85 Sound Memo ......160 Sound Recorder ...... 162 Spot AE Point Frame ..

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    Canon U.S.A., Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 Canadian Radio Interference Regulations This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

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    2361 Battery Charger CB-2LX This product is not intended to be serviced. Should the product cease to function in its intended manner, it should be returned to the manufacturer or be discarded. This power unit is intended to be correctly orientated in a vertical or floor mount position.

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    States and/or other countries. • Macintosh, the Mac logo, QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. • The SDHC logo is a trademark. Copyright © 2007 Canon Inc. All rights reserved.

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    238 ] Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Functicn Lo, _]MM r';"l [] Exposure Compensation (p 107) Long Shutte; Mode (p 109) A,,,o ,sos_ .,g,,soA_o 104) ,so _o, oo,2®,4_o,o_,1o® iiiiii _,,,o White Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Balance (p 111 Tungsten, Fluc_escent, Fluorescent H, Custom...

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    Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode 1239 Set each function according to the shooting conditions and then shoot. Only functions with settings that change with the shooting mode listed here. Reference I_li_ m m N m m D D [] NI_NN P°°°_ p 107 p 109...

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    2401 Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Fun_i_/ r"_ Lorg Shutter [] F_e _,oo, AFF ..AiAF (9 point) '_)_ ':;; tp 97) ........C_n,er AF Frame Size(p 99) }(,_i:_" Stan.a_p 07_ DigitalZoom D[g,ta, Te,_0r*ver_er (p 69) s_w syn_,,otp °7> Red Eye(p 86) } ,:,,:':',' Semi T imer(CustomTither) (p...

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    Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode 1241 ,," Referenco _lBmm D mmDllI_llil_l_ Po°o_ :_{:_: p 99 !i@i_i 'ii:!,i_'('! ¸(Li_!_:! !ii_il,! i l,_S, i!_iil, ! I,_(_'ii!_i!( ii(i!_!_i }_ili_iiii p 67 p 69 p 87 o, ,o p 86 ,o,(_ p 73 p 105 0000000000000 p 95...

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