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    IIII I IIIIII CDI-E366 C&IlOII 7_wer_hot SD B70 IS D I G I TA D,G,T_" _L_"-' I,_(US 86015 Camera User Guide...

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    • Connecting to a printer • Connecting to a TV set • Connecting to a computer Guide _.[_ Direct Print User GuideS°ftware Starter ZoomSrowser ImageSrowser Software User Guide • PDF manuals available on the Canon website.

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    CB-2LX/CB-2LXE Memory Card (32MB) Interface Cable IFC-4OOPCU AVCable AVC-DC300 _ Wrist StrapWS-DC2 0 Canon Digital C amera 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...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents Items marked with a_" are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Please Read Preparations ........Shooting Still Images (r';"J Auto Mode) ....Viewing Still Images ....... Shooting Movies ([] Standard Mode) ....Viewing Movies ........

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    Table of Contents Commonly Used Shooting Functions E_)3Shooting with the Optical Zoom ....Using the Digital Zoom/Digital Tele-Converter ..Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro) ... _- Using the Flash ........ _1, Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shot ....Using the Self-Timer ......Changing the Recording Pixels/Compression (Still Images) 75 Configuring the Postcard Mode ......

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    Table of Contents Setting the Auto Rotate Function ....Creating an Image Destination (Folder) ....Resetting the File Number ......Playback/Erasing Q, Magnifying Images ......_" Viewing Images in Sets of Nine (Index Playback) ..Checking the Focus and Peoples' Expressions (Focus Check display) ......

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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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    Getting Started o Preparations OShooting Still Images oViewing Still Images o Shooting Movies o Viewing Movies e Erasing o Printing o Downloading Images to a Computer o System...

  • Page 10: Preparations

    I Preparations _ Charging Battery ! = Insert the battery into the battery charger. . Align thesesymbols 2= Plug the battery charger (CB-2LX) into a power outlet, or attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB- 2LXE) and plug it into a power outlet.

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    Preparations Battery Memory i Installing Card t = Slide the cover and open it out (_, 2= Insert the battery. It wiII Iock into place with a click. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. Front Write Protect (Only SD memory cards)

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    10 I Preparations 4= Close the cover (_). ® • To Remove Battery Press the battery lock in the direction of ® the arrow ((_) and pull the battery out ((_). • To Remove Memory Card Push the memory card with your finger or the toggle on the wrist strap until the memory card clicks and then release it.

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    Preparations I 11 Attaching the Wrist Strap TTheggl°ggle can be used t° °Pen _._ _ the DIGITAL terminal cover and rnWheenoir_Scell;dglt'C: rpesmt°(_ngnathe strap can be changed. rill It is recommended t ° use the wrist Strap to avoid dropping during camera use.

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    I Preparations JSetting Date and Time The Date/Time settings menu will appear the first time the power is turned on. Set the date and time as shown in step 3 and 4 in the explanation below. ! = Press the power button.

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    Preparations I 13 • A rechargeabte lithium battery is built into the camera to save such settings as the date/time. Insert a charged battery into the camera. Or if you use the separately sold AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30, the battery will charge in about four hours.

  • Page 16: Shooting Still Images (r';"j Auto Mode)

    14 I Shooting Still Images PowerBu_on Indicator 4./,_ Buttons Button ! = Press the power button. • The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in the LCD monitor. • Pressing the power button again turns the power off. 2= Select a shooting mode.

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    Shooting Still Images I 15 4= Press the shutter button lightly (press halfway) to set the focus. • When the camera focuses, it beeps twice and the indicator lights green (orange when the flash fires). Complete: lights green • AF frames will display in green on the LCD monitor at the points of focus.

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    16I Shooting Images Still _ Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting (Rec. Review) Recorded images are displayed on the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds immediately after shooting. Shu_erBu_on ,OBu_on You can also use the following methods to continue displaying the image immediately after shooting so that you can check it.

  • Page 19: Viewing Still Images

    I 17 Viewing Still Images -_Button _" / 4" Buttons t = Press the _ button. The last recorded image will display. 2= Use the 4" or .l, button to display the image you wish to view. • Use the 4- button to move to the iil ¸...

  • Page 20: Shooting Movies ([] Standard Mode)

    18 I Shooting Movies Mode Switch Power Sutton , Indicator Sutton I" !"_Buttons 1 = Press the power button. 2= Select a shooting mode. 1. Set the mode switch to _,m (Movie). 3, Use the 4- or "I' button to select (Standard).

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    Shooting Movies I 19 4= Press the shutter button lightly (press halfway) to set the focus. • An electronic beep will sound twice and the indicator will light green when the camera focuses. • The exposure, focus and white balance are automatically set when you press the button halfway.

  • Page 22: Viewing Movies

    20I Viewing Movies Button • @ Button ÷/÷/4F/_lk Buttons Press the _ button. 2= Use the ÷ or ÷ button to display a movie and press the button. Images with a _ icon are movies. Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select (Playback) and press...

  • Page 24: Printing

    Compact Photo Printers .2 Interface Cable PIXMA Series Bubble Jet Printers "1 Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-brand printers. *2 You can also use the CP-IO/CP-IO0/CP-200/CP-300.

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    Printing I 23 2. Turn on the printer. 3= Press the camera's _ button and turn on the power. • The _,,v button will light blue. • A [], or [] icon will appear in the LCD monitor if the connection is correct (the displayed icons differ according to the connected printer).

  • Page 26: Downloading Images To A Computer

    Images to a Computer Items to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera • Interface cable supplied with the camera System Requirements Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements •...

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    I 25 i Preparing to Download Images 1 = Installing the software. • Windows 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive. 2. Click [Easy Installation]. ,..Follow the onscreen messages to ,0",[_ ..

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    Downloading Images to a Computer 2= Connecting the camera to a computer. 1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer's port and to the camera's DIGITAL terminal, • Slip a fingernail under the upper edge of the terminal cover open it and insert the interface...

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    Images to a Computer • Windows Select [CameraWindow] and click [OK]. • • If this Events dialog does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [CameraWind0w], [CameraWindow] [CameraWindow]. CameraWindow will display.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer • Macintosh CameraWindow will appear when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the [CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at the bottom of the desktop). Preparations for downloading images are now finished.

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    Downloading Images to a Computer Downloading Images Using Camera (Direct Transfer) Use this method to download images using camera operations (except Windows 2000). ÷1+1÷1+ Buttons Transfers and saves all images to the All Images computer. Transfers and saves to the computer only the New Images images that have not been previously transferred.

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    I Downloading Images to a Computer t = Confirm that the Direct Transfer menu is displayed the camera's LGD monitor. • The _,_,_ button wilI light blue. • Press the MENU button if the Direct Transfer menu fails to appear. Direct Transfer Menu •...

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    Downloading Images to a Computer 4= Press button after downloading finishes. You will return to the Direct Transfer menu. Only JPEG images can be downloaded as wallpaper for a computer. the camera's power is turned off. The previous setting will be in The option selected with the _,_, button is retained even when effect the next time the Direct Transfer menu is displayed.

  • Page 34: 32 I Systemmap

    32 I SystemMap i;t pplied with Camera !w_h T erm!ha! C_ver_ Memory Card (32MB) AV Cable AVC-DC3OO*I Battery Charger Canon Digital Camera CB-2LX/CB-2LXE* Solution Disk AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 Waterproof Case DDC_CoUpIee_ Power Cord WP-DC17 High-Power Flash C om pact P_ODWcelr0Ad...

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    System I 33 Compact Direct Interface Cable .2 Photo Printers .2 .3 (SELPHY Series) Direct Print Compatible Bubble Jet Printers (PIXMA series) SD Memory Card .5 • SDC-128M Video IN Terminal • SDC-512MSH Audio IN Terminal TVNideo ..i "1 Also available for purchase separately.

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    34 I SystemMap J Optional Accessories The following camera accessories are sold separately. Some accessories are not sold in some regions, or may no longer be available, • Flash • High-Power Flash HF-DC1 This attachable supplementary flash can be used to capture photographic subjects that are too distant for the built-in flash to illuminate.

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    • SD Memory Card SD Memory Cards are used to store images recorded by the camera. Canon brand cards are available in 128 MB and 512 MB capacities. • Interface Cable IFC-400PCU Use this cable to connect the camera to a computer, Compact Photo Printer (SELPHY series), or to a Bubble Jet printer (refer to your Bubble Jet printer user guide).

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    Learning More...

  • Page 40: Components Guide

    I Components Guide • Front View (_ Terminal Cover (_ DIGITAL Terminal (pp. 22, 26) (_ AN OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (p. 183) (_ Microphone (_ AF-assist Beam (p. 49) (_ Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 86) Self-Timer Lamp (p. 73) How to Open the Terminal Cover...

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    Components Guide • Back View (_) LCD Monitor (pp.54, 55) (g) Wrist Strap Mount (_) Memory Card Slot / Battery Cover (p. 9) (_) DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 210) (g) Tripod Socket protection against scratches during shipment. If so, remove the The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film for film before using the camera.

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    40 I Components G uide • Controls (&) Mode Switch (pp. 14, 44) (_ Power Button (p. 14) (_ Zoom Lever (pp. 66, 130) Shooting: _ (Wide Angle)/E_ (Telephoto) Playback: :-; (Index)/ Q, (Magnify) (_ Shutter Button (p. 14) (_ [] (Playback) Button (pp.

  • Page 43: Using The Touch Control Dial

    I 41 Components Guide I Using the Touch Control Dial • Touching Dial An enlarged icon of the touch control dial will display on the LCD monitor when you place a finger on the touch control dial and the icon of the currently selected item will be enlarged.

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    42 I Components G uide The following functions can be operated using the touch control dial. Please note that some of the options for some functions cannot be operated with it. Operable Functions Reference Page Shooting Selecting a shooting mode ).

  • Page 45: Using The

    Components Guide I Using Button The [] button can turn the camera on/off and switch between the shooting/playback modes, tn addition, you can register slideshow sound recorder functions to the [] button (p. 172). Power Button Shutter Button Bu_on Shooting Mode Press the Press...

  • Page 46: How To Use The Mode Switch

    44 I Components G uide i How to Use Mode Switch Slide the switch to the mode you wish to use. Movie Mode Shooting Mode Special Scene Mode I_1 Shooting Mode Digital Macro (p. 70) I1_: Color Accent (p. 116) Color Swap (p.

  • Page 47: Indicator

    I 45 Components Guide I Indicator The indicator on the back of the camera lights or blinks under the following conditions. Green: Ready to shoot (camera beeps twice)*/connected to computer/display off Blinking Green: Camera starting up/Time Lapse (movie) recording/ Image recording/reading/erasing/transferring (when connected to a computer/printer) Orange:...

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    I Components G uide Using Clock You can display the current date and time for a 5-second* interval using the following two methods. * Default setting Method 1 Hold the FUNC./SET button down while turning on the power. Method 2 tn a shooting/playback mode, press the FUNCJSET button for more...

  • Page 49: Basic Operations

    I 47 Basic Operations l Menus and Settings Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings as the print settings, date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC. menu or the Rec., Play, Print, Set up or My Camera menu. FUNC.

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    48 I Operations Basic Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with these menus. Shooting Mode (Auto) Playback Mode You can switch between menuswiththe ÷ or ÷ button. ©@ 3141 Press...

  • Page 51: J_ Menus And Default Settings

    I 49 Basic Operations Settings Menus Default See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). FUNC. Menu The icons shown here indicate the default settings (factory settings). Menu Item Page Menu Item Page ShootingMode p. 44 My Colors p. 114 _]lSpecial Scene Mode p.

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    I Basic Operations Menu Item Options Page/Topic Review Info Off*/Detailed/Focus Check p. 95 Save Original On/Off* p. 120 Auto Category On*/Off p. 121 Disp. Overlay (Still image) Off*/Grid Lines/3 : 2 Guide/Both p. 124 (Movie) Off*/Grid Lines IS Mode (Still image) Continuous*/Shoot Only/ p.

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    Basic Operations I 51 up Menu *Default setting Menu Item Options Page/Topic Mute On/Off* Set to [On] to silence all operation sounds except for the warning sounds. Volume Off/1/2"/3/4/5 Adjusts the volume of the start-up sound, operation sound, self-timer sound, shutter sound and playback sound.

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    [] (Widescreen) mode at the full page setting for wide paper using a Canon SELPHY CP750/CP740/CP730/CP720/CP710/ CP510 Compact Photo Printer. Since this setting is saved even when the power is turned off, ensure that you return the setting to [Auto] to print other image sizes.

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    Basic Operations I 53 My Camera Menu *Default setting Menu Item Available Settings Page Theme Selects a common theme for each My Camera settings item. Start-up Image Sets the image displayed when the camera _ower is turned on. Start-up Sound Sets the sound played when the camera 3ower is turned on.

  • Page 56: Using The Lcd Monitor

    54 I Operations Basic i Using Monitor • The display mode changes as follows with each press. Shooting Mode Playback Mode (13, SCNor ,,m,) (r;l) Standard Information View Detailed No Information No Information Focus Check (still images only) • The shooting information displays for approximately...

  • Page 57: Information Displayed On The Lcd Monitor

    Basic Operations I 55 I Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor • Shooting Mode I- ] Spot AE Point Frame/_ _ Face Frame/[] AF Frame m_q[]l_l_l_[]i_mmBmmr_ 81,84,88 Shooting Mode r'*"lr"_ [-_ M M m m [] pp. 14,70, Exposure Compensation _...[] p.

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    Basic Operations Flash p. 71 mmmm l Drive Mode pp. 73, 85 ® Auto Rotate p. 125 Movie Recording [o Rec.] p. 89 Low Battery p. 206 pp. 102, AE Lock/FE Lock AF Lock p. 100 ® Time Zone p. 61 Create Folder p.

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    I 57 Basic Operations m Playback Mode (Standard) E_I[] W I_ L/_I_J B p. 134 (_ Defined Playback Remaining battery charge will p. 206 I_'I [e_'] I display. number of images (_) Displayed image number/Total p. 126 __ Folder Number-File Number Brllm Compression (Still Images) Recording Pixels (Still Images)

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    I Basic Operations • Playback Mode (Detailed) Auto Category/ pp. 121,136 My Category [][][]MMWD[][] pp. 14,7g, Shooting Mode mWDmmDm[] 81,84,88 ® Metering Mode p. 108 ISO Speed p. lg4 Shutter Speed Aperture Value Shooting Interval (Movie) Wmm([]selec_d) p. 92 Recording Pixels/Frame m[][][]mm p.

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    Basic Operations I 59 • Focus Check .® (_ Displayed image number/Total number of images p. 76 ®_i, Images) [][][] p. 75 _Recording Pixels [] [] [] [] [] [] [] [] The following information may also be displayed with some images. A sound file in a format other than the WAVE format is attached or the file format is not recognized.

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    60 I Operations Basic i LCD Monitor Brightness LCD Monitor Brightness Settings The brightness of the LCD monitor can be changed in the following two ways. • Changing Settings Using the Set up Menu (p. 51) • Changing Settings Using the DISP. Button (Quick-bright Function) You can set the LCD monitor to the brightest setting regardless of the option selected in the Set up menu by pressing the DISP.

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    Basic Operations I 61 I Setting World Clock When traveling abroad, you can record images with local dates and times simply by switching the time zone setting if you pre-register the destination time zones. You can enjoy the convenience of not having to switch the Date/Time settings.

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    Basic Operations 1. Use the • button to select I;_. 2. Press the _ button. Seiect a destination area, ..........HomeTime Zone 1. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select a destination time zone. 2. Press the O button.

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    Basic Operations Switching to the Destination Time Zone the Home date and time will also change automatically. f you change the date and time when the World option is selected,...

  • Page 66: Resetting Settings To Their Default Values

    Operations Basic i Resetting Settings to Their Default Values computer or to a printer. • Settings cannot be reset when the camera is connected to a • The following cannot be reset. - Shooting mode - The [Time Zone], [Date/Time], [Language] and [Video System] options in the [in] menu (p.

  • Page 67: Formatting Memory Cards

    I 65 Basic Operations I Formatting Memory Cards You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. • Please note that formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data, including protected images and other file types. e When the _ icon is displayed, sound data recorded with the sound recorder exists.

  • Page 68: Commonly Used Shooting Functions

    Commonly Used Shooting Functions You can also use the touch control dial to select shooting modes or FUNC. menu options. See p. 41. J Shooting with Optical Zoom [][][] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). The zoom can be adjusted from 28 mm - 105 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms.

  • Page 69: Using The Digital Zoom/digital Tele-converter

    Commonly Used Shooting Functions [][][] _ Using the Digital Zoom/Digital Tele-Converter See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can combine digital zoom with optical zoom when shooting. The available shooting characteristics and focal lengths (35mm film equivalent) are as follows: Selection Focal Length...

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions 1. Use the ÷ or 4, button to select [Standard]. 2. Press the _ button. • The combined digital and optical zoom setting will display in the LCD monitor. • The image may appear coarse depending upon the selected recording pixels (the zoom factor appear in blue).

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions Shooting with the Digital Tele-Converter The digital tele-converter feature uses digital zoom to achieve the effects of a tele-converter (a lens used in telephoto shooting).

  • Page 72: Magnified Close-up Shooting (digital Macro)

    70 _ Commonly Used Shooting Functions _ Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro) []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot a subject 3 - 60 cm (1.8 in. - 2.0 fL.) from the end of the lens at the maximum wide angle setting.

  • Page 73: - Using The Flash

    I 71 Commonly Used Shooting Functions Using Flash [][] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). i_You are recommended to shoot with the camera attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake warning icon [] appears.

  • Page 74: 1, Shooting Close-ups/infinity Shot

    72 _ Commonly Used Shooting Functions [][][] _ Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shot []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot close-ups or infinity shots. Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Focusing Distance from End of Lens to Subject Macro •...

  • Page 75: Using The Self-timer

    I 73 Commonly Used Shooting Functions I® Using Self-Timer See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can set the time delay and the numbers of shots you wish to take in advance. 10 sec. Self-Timer: shoots 10 seconds after you press the shutter button.

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    74 i Commonly Used Shooting Functions Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots ([El) Occurs. f the [Shots] option is set to 2 or more shots, the following - The exposure and white balance are locked at the settings selected for the first shot.

  • Page 77: Changing The Recording Pixels/compression (still Images)

    I 75 Commonly Used Shooting Functions Changing Recording Pixels/ Compression (Still Images) [_[] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Approximate Values for Recording Pixels Purpose* Recording Pixels 3264 x 2448 High Printing to about A3-size (Large) pixels 297 x420 mm (11.7 x 16.5 in.) Printing to about A4-size 2592 x 1944...

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    76 I Commonly Used Shooting Functions 1. Press the _,_9) button. 2. Use the ,IF or ,Ik button to select [] and the ÷ or ._ button to change the option. 3. Press the _ button. Approximate Values Compression Settings Compression Purpose Shoot higher quality images...

  • Page 79: Configuring The Postcard Mode

    I 77 Commonly Used Shooting Functions I Configuring Postcard Mode [_[] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot images with the optimal settings for postcards by composing them inside the print area (width-to-height ratio of approximately 3:2) shown in the LCD monitor.

  • Page 80: Embedding The Date In The Image Data

    78 I Commonly Used Shooting Functions i Embedding the Date in the Image Data [][_ []See Functions Avaitable in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can embed the date in the image data when [] (Postcard) selected. 1. Press the _ button.

  • Page 81: Setting The Image Stabilizer Function

    Commonly Used Shooting Functions use the supplied software (ZoomBrowser EX or To imprint the date on images for all but postcard size images, lmageBrowser) or printer settings. For details, please see the user guide for each product. [][][] _ Setting Image Stabilizer Function...

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    Commonly Used Shooting Functions 1. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select an image stabilizer option. 2. Press the _ button. • Camera shake may not be fully corrected when shooting with slow shutter speeds, such as with evening shots. Set Auto ISO Shift (p.

  • Page 83: Various Shooting Methods

    Various Shooting Methods I 81 I You can also use the touch control dial to select shooting modes or FUNC. menu options. See p. 41. _ Shooting in Modes for Special Conditions See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot with the most appropriate settings for the scene.

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    Various Shooting Methods Kids&Pets Allows you to capture subjects that move around, such as children and pets, without missing photo opportunities. Indoor Prevents camera shake and maintains the subject's true color when shooting under fluorescent or tungsten lighting. Foliage Shoots trees and leaves--such as new growth, autumn leaves or blossoms--in vivid colors.

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    Various Shooting Methods I 83 Aquarium Selects the optimal ISO speed, white balance and color balance to capture fish and other items in an indoor aquarium. Underwater Appropriate for shooting images with Waterproof Case WP-DC17 (sold separately). This mode uses an optimal white balance setting to reduce bluish tones and record images with a natural hue.

  • Page 86: Shooting In Manual Mode

    Various Shooting Methods _ Shooting in Manual Mode []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Allows you to select settings yourself, such as the exposure com )ensation, white balance or my colors..1 Seiec* m anuaimode: ......1.

  • Page 87: Continuous Shooting

    SDC-512MSH memory card (sold separately) to which low-level formatting (p. 65) is conducted immediately before shooting. This reflects standard shooting criteria established by Canon. Actual results vary according to the subject and shooting conditions. Even if continuous shooting suddenly stops, the memory card may not be full.

  • Page 88: Setting The Red-eye Reduction Function

    Various Shooting Methods i Setting the Red-Eye Reduction Function [_[] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). This function reduces the red appearance of eyes when the flash fires and light is reflected back. when the Red-Eye option is set to [On]. he red-eye reduction lamp lights orange before the flash fires...

  • Page 89: Setting The Slow Synchro Function

    I 87 Various Shooting Methods I Setting Slow Synchro Function See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot with the flash at slow shutter speeds. You can limit the extent to which only the background darkens with flash photography while shooting night scenes or under indoor lighting.

  • Page 90: Movie Shooting

    I Various Shooting Methods i Movie Shooting []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). The following movie modes are available. For information on the recording pixets and frame rate in each mode, refer to Changing Recording Pixels (p. 91 ). * The recording time will vary according to the capacity of the memory card you use (p.

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    Various Shooting Methods I 89 • You are recommended to use a memory card that has been formatted in your camera to shoot movies (p. 65). The memory card supplied with the camera may be used without further formatting.

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    i Various Shooting Methods • Be careful of the following while recording. - Do not touch the microphone (p. 38). - Do not press any buttons other than the shutter button. The sound that buttons make will be recorded in the movie.

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    I 91 Various Shooting Methods Changing Recording Pixels You can change the recording pixels when the movie mode is set to (Standard), [] (Color Accent)or (Color Swap). Select number of recording pixels, 1. Press the @ button. 2. Use the ÷ or 4, button to select and the ÷...

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    Various Shooting Methods Changing the Shooting Interval ([] Time Lapse) Select a shooting interval. 1. Press the Q button. 2. Use the 4_ or 4- button to select and the 4, button to change the option. 3. Press the _ button.

  • Page 95: Shooting Panoramic Images (stitch Assist)

    I 93 Various Shooting Methods I Shooting Panoramic Images (Stitch Assist) See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Stitch Assist can be used to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer. The overlapping seams of several...

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    Vanous Shooting Methods a portion of the first shoot, • You can press the _. or _ button to return to the previously recorded image to retake the shot. • Minor discrepancies in the overlapping portions can be corrected when the images are stitched together. A sequence may contain up to 26 images.

  • Page 97: Checking The Focus And Peoples' Expressions (focus Check)

    Various Shooting Methods _ 95 _ Checking Focus Peoples' Expressions (Focus Check) [_[_ See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can check the focus in recorded images, tt is also easy to check peoples' expressions and took for closed eyes because a frame the size of the face displays in Face Detect mode.

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    Various Shooting Methods • The recorded image displays. RecordedImage Orange frame contents • The frame displays as follows. Frame Color Content Displays the area of the image shown at the Orange bottom right White D spays at the foca pont (AF frame) •...

  • Page 99: Switching Between Focusing Modes

    I 97 Various Shooting Methods I Switching between Focusing Modes See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). The AF frame indicates the area of the composition on which the camera focuses. You can set the AF frame in the following ways. You can have the camera automatically detect the Face position of a face and use this data to set the focus...

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    _ Various Shooting Methods pressed halfway. he AF frame appears as follows when the shutter button is - Green Focus is achieved - Yellow Focusing difficulty (AF frame set to [Center]) - No AF frame Focusing Difficulty (AF frame set to [Face Detect] or [AiAF]) Face Detect...

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    Various Shooting Methods I 99 Changin 9 the AF Frame Size When the [AF Frame] is set to [Center], the AF frame can be resized to correspond to the subject. Select [Small] to constrict the focal frame to suit a small subject or to focus on a particular area of a subject.

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    1 O0 1 Various Shooting Methods Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock) [_[_[] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. • Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings •...

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    Various Shooting Methods _ 101 Shooting with the AF Lock The AF lock can be used in the r_, [_, [], or [] mode. To Release the AF Lock Press the _/_, button. monitor, setting [AF Frame] to [Center] (p. 97) makes •...

  • Page 104: Shooting Hard-to-focus Subjects (focus Lock, Af Lock). 100 Locking The Exposure Setting (ae Lock)

    102 _ Various Shooting Methods i Locking Exposure Setting (AS Lock) []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can set the exposure and focus separately. This is effective when the contrast is too strong between the subject and background or when a subject is backlit.

  • Page 105: Locking The Flash Exposure Setting (fe Lock)

    Various Shooting Methods _ 103 _ Locking Flash Exposure Setting (FE Lock) See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set regardless of the composition of your subject. To Release the AE Lock Press the _] button.

  • Page 106: Adjusting The Iso Speed

    1041 V arious Shooting Methods Adjusting Speed []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Raise the ISO speed to use a fast shutter speed when you wish to reduce the effects of camera shake or avoid blurry subjects, or to turn the flash off when shooting in a dark area.

  • Page 107: ,_, Reducing The Effects Of Camera Shake (auto Iso Shift)

    Various Shooting Methods _ 105 _ Reducing Effects of Camera Shake (Auto Shift) See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). If the camera shake waming icon (_]) displays while shooting, you can raise the ISO speed and record at a shutter speed that compensates for camera shake.

  • Page 108

    106 _ Various Shooting Methods • Shoot with [On] Selected halfway. • The camera selects the optimal speed according to light levels to compensate for camera shake. • Shoot with button] Selected halfway, • If [] appears, the _ button will light blue.

  • Page 109: Adjusting The Exposure Compensation

    Various Shooting Methods 1107 I Adjusting the Exposure Compensation [_[_ See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Adjust the exposure compensation to a positive value to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backIit or shot against a bright background.

  • Page 110: Switching Between Metering Modes

    1 Various Shooting Methods i Switching between Metering Modes []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlit scenes. The camera divides images into several zones for metering, it evaluates complex lighting conditions, such as Evaluative the position of the subject, the brightness, the direct light, and the backlighting, and adjusts the...

  • Page 111: Setting The Shutter Speed (long Shutter Mode)

    Various Shooting Methods _ 109 _ Setting Shutter Speed (Long Shutter Mode)[] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can set the shutter speed to a slow setting to make dark subjects appear brighter. • The brightness of the image appearing on the LCD monitor and the recorded image may differ.

  • Page 112

    i Various Shooting Methods at the desired brightness. • Use the LCD monitor to confirm that the image was recorded • Please note that camera shake becomes a factor at low shutter speeds. Shoot with the camera attached to a tripod. •...

  • Page 113: Adjusting The Tone (white Balance)

    Various Shooting Methods 11 1 1 I Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) [_[] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Normally, the [] (Auto) white balance setting selects an optimal white balance. When the [] setting cannot produce natural looking colors, change the white balance using a setting appropriate for the light source.

  • Page 114

    1121 Various Shooting Methods Using the Custom White Balance You can set a custom white balance to obtain the optimal setting for the shooting conditions by having the camera evaluate an object, such as a piece of white paper or cloth, or a photo-quality gray card that you wish to establish as the standard white color.

  • Page 115

    Various Shooting Methods i 113 and the exposure compensation setting to [+0] before • You are recommended to set the shooting mode to [] setting a custom white balance. The correct white balance may not be obtained when the exposure setting is incorrect (image appears completely black or white).

  • Page 116: Shooting In A My Colors Mode

    1141 V arious Shooting Methods IShooting in a My Colors Mode [][] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can change the look of an image when it is shot. My Colors Off Records normally with this setting. Vivid Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation to record bold colors.

  • Page 117

    Various Shooting Methods _ 115 Configuring My Colors Settings (Except Setting the Camera to a Custom Color Mode (m)

  • Page 118: Changing Colors

    1161 Various Shooting Methods i Changing Colors [][] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can shoot images with the original colors transformed. This can be performed on movies as well as still images, allowing you to enjoy photographing with image or movie effects.

  • Page 119

    Various Shooting Methods 1117 • You may not obtain the expected results if you use the flash. • The default color accent is green. • The specified color accent and color range is retained even if the camera's power is turned off.

  • Page 120

    _ Various Shooting Methods Shooting in the Color Swap Mode Original Color Desired Color (Before Swapping) (After Swapping) Select color swap mode. Still Images: 1. Set the mode switch to a. 2. Press the _ button. 3. Use the 4" or _1,button to select [] and choose [] with the _.

  • Page 121

    Various Shooting Methods 1119 • You may not obtain the expected results if you use the flash. • The default setting for color swap mode changes green into white. • The colors specified in the color swap mode and the color range are retained even if the camera's power is turned off.

  • Page 122

    1201 V arious Shooting Methods Changing the Save Method for the Original Image When shooting still images in the Color Accent or Color Swap mode, you can set whether or not to save the original image as well as the transformed one.

  • Page 123: Categorizing Images Automatically (auto Category)

    Various Shooting Methods _ 121 _ Categorizing Images Automatically (Auto Category) [][][] See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). If you set Auto Category to [On], images are automatically sorted into preset categories as they are recorded. Peo le For mages shot n L_, _k'] or [_ mode, or mages w th faces detected when [AF Frame] is set to [Face Detect].

  • Page 124: ,=m Registering Settings To The Print/share Button

    1221 Various Shooting Methods [][][] Registering Settings to the Print/Share Button []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can register a function that you often use when shooting with the ,_,_, button. The following functions can be registered. Menu Item Page Menu Item...

  • Page 125

    Various Shooting Methods 1123 To Cancel the shortcut button Select [] in Step 2. Using the Button Each time that the _,v button is pressed, the [] and [] settings are switched. For [] and _1, the corresponding setup screen is displayed. Each press of the _,_ button records the white balance data with the []...

  • Page 126: Setting The Display Overlays

    Various Shooting Methods I Setting Display Overlays [_[][_ []See Functions Avai/able in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). You can display vertical and horizontal grid lines, a 3:2 print area guide, or both on the LCD monitor while shooting to help check the position of your subject.

  • Page 127: Setting The Auto Rotate Function

    Various Shooting Methods 1125 i Setting the Auto Rotate Function [][_[_ See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). Your camera is equipped with an Intelligent Orientation sensor that detects the orientation of an image shot with the camera held vertically and automatically rotates it to the correct orientation when viewing it in the LCD monitor.

  • Page 128: Creating An Image Destination (folder)

    1261 V arious Shooting Methods sensor judges the upper end to be "up" and the lower end to be hen the camera is held vertically to shoot, the Intelligent Orientation "down". It then regulates the optimal white balance, exposure and focus for vertical photography.

  • Page 129

    Various Shooting Methods _ 127 Setting the Day or Time for Automatic Folder Creation. will automatically be created when you record more than that p to 2000 images can be saved into one folder. A new folder number even if you are not creating new folders.

  • Page 130: Resetting The File Number

    128 ] Various Shooting Methods i Resetting File Number [][]_[] []See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 238). The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. can select how the file number is assigned. A number one higher than the last one recorded is assigned to the next image.

  • Page 131

    Various Shooting Methods 1129 File Folder Numbers Recorded images are assigned consecutive file numbers starting with 0001 and ranging up to 9999, while folders are assigned numbers starting with 100 and ranging up to 999. Up to 2,000 images can be saved into a single folder.

  • Page 132: Playback/erasing

    1301 P layback/Erasing Youcan also u se the touch c ontrol dial toselect images and perform various operations. See p. 41. J q Magnifying Images ÷, ÷, ÷ or + button move around _the image, • If you press the FUNC./SET button while in magnified display, the camera switches to image advance mode and _L÷...

  • Page 133: " Viewing Images In Sets Of Nine (index Playback)

    Playback/Erasing 1131 _: Viewing Images in Sets of Nine (Index Playback) To Return to Single Image Playback Press the zoom lever toward 0,. Switching between Sets of Nine Images The jump bar will display if you press the zoom lever toward =-: while in index playback and you can switch the display between sets of nine images.

  • Page 134: Checking The Focus And Peoples' Expressions (focus Check Display)

    132 _ Playback/Erasing Checking Focus Peoples' Expressions (Focus Check display) You can check the focus and peoples' expressions by using the focus check display. Since you can also change the magnification level and switch between images, it is easy to check peoples' expressions look for closed eyes.

  • Page 135

    Playback/Erasing _ 133 a Changing the Display Magnification m Changing between Frames • Changing the Display Position Press the zoom iever toward ............• The bottom right of the screen is magnified.

  • Page 136: Jumping To Images

    Playback]Erasing to change the display posi- tion. • Pressing the FUNC./SET button returns the orange frame to the prior position. If multiple frames are displayed, the position of the orange frame changes. To cancel the Focus Check display Press the MENU button. Jumping to Images When you have many images recorded onto a memory card, it is...

  • Page 137

    1135 PlaybacldErasing I_i_, _, Selected Select the search 1. Use the 4" or 4, button to select date, category or folder for playback. 2. Press the _ button. If you circle your finger on the Touch Control Dial you can check the target image.

  • Page 138: Organizing Images By Category (my Category)

    136 _ Playback!Erasing following circumstances. he defined playback mode will be canceled under the - When selecting images in a range - When displaying images not supported in defined playback - When newly saving images that have effects added or edited - When images are deleted using [Erase] from the [r_] menu Organizing...

  • Page 139

    1137 PlaybacPJEras[ng • [Select] 1. Use the ÷ or ._ button to select images to categorize. 2. Use the ,I, or 41,button to select a category. 3. Press the @ button. Press the MENU button to complete the setting. ressing the FUNC./SET button again cancels the setting.

  • Page 140

    138 Playback/Erasing • Select Range] • You can circle your finger on the TouchControl Dial to select the first and last image. 1. Press the O button. 2. Use the ÷ or ,). button to select the first image to categorize. 3.

  • Page 141

    1139 Playback]Erasing This also can be set in the index playback mode.

  • Page 142: Viewing Movies (operating The Movie Control Panel)

    1401 Playback/Erasing _ Viewing Movies (Operating Movie Control Panel) Movies cannot be payed in the index playback mode. 1. Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select a movie. 2. Press the @ button. • Images with a _'_ icon are movies.

  • Page 143

    PlaybacktErasing 1141 Operating Movie Control Panel Use the ÷ or ,1. button to select a control and press the FUNC./SET button. Ends playback and returns to single image playback Exit An icon will display when a printer is connected. See the Direct Print User Guide for details. Print Play I'I I...

  • Page 144: Editing Movies

    1421 PlaybacldErasing i Editing Movies You can delete portions of recorded movies. • The actual position of the edited movie may differ slightly from editing the results viewed on the LCD monitor. • Movies 1 second or longer before editing can be edited in 1- second increments, but those that are protected or less than 1 second long (1_ of 15 sec.* or 30 sec.**) cannot be edited.

  • Page 145

    1143 PlaybacPJErasing save an edited movie. If the battery runs out of charge partway epending on the movie's file size, it may take some time to through, edited movie clips cannot be saved. When editing movies, it is recommended to use a fully charged battery or the separately sold AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC30 (p.

  • Page 146: Rotating Images In The Display

    1441 Playback/Erasing i Rotating Images in the Display Images can be rotated clockwise 90 ° or 270 ° in the display. Original 90 ° 270 ° Select [Rotate]. 1. Press the _ button. 2. In the [FD]] menu, use the 41"or 41, button to select rd.

  • Page 147: Playback With Transition Effects

    1145 Playback/Erasing t Playback with Transition Effects You can select the transition effect displayed when switching between images. No transition effect. _q I The displayed image darkens and the next image gradually brightens until it is displayed. Press the 4. button to have the previous image display from the left and the 4.

  • Page 148: Automated Playback (slide Shows)

    1461 Playback/Erasing j Automated Playback (Slide Shows) Automated playback of memory card images. Image settings for slide shows are based on the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standard. All Images Plays all images on a memory card in order. Date Plays images bearing a specified date in order.

  • Page 149

    1147 Playback]Erasing To Stop the Slide Show Press the MENU button Transition Effects You can select the transition effect used when one image is replaced by another. No transition effect. IThe new image gradually brightens as it moves upward from the bottom, The new image first appears in a cross shape and gradually expand to display the full image.

  • Page 150

    1481 P layback/Erasing Select a date/category/folder play back ([]/El/D) Select a playback method. 1. Use the ÷ or "l, button to select I_q, _f'] or r"l. 2. Press the O button. Select images to play back. 1. Use the ÷ or • button to select a date/category/folder playback.

  • Page 151

    1149 Playback/Erasing Selecting Images Playback (H_U) Select only the images that you wish to play back and save them as a slide show (Custom 1, 2 or 3). Up to 998 images can be selected. They will be played back in their order of selection. Select a playback method,...

  • Page 152

    1501 Playback/Erasing Adjusting the Play Time and Repeat Settings Play Time Sets the duration that each image displays. Choose between 3-10 seconds, 15 seconds and 30 seconds. Displaying time can vary slightly depending on the image. Repeat Sets whether the slide show stops when all the slides have been displayed or continues until stopped.

  • Page 153: Red-eye Correction Function

    1151 Playback/Erasing t Red-Eye Correction Function You can correct red eyes in recorded images. Red eyes may not be automatically detected in some images or the result s may not tu m out as you intended, Examples: Faces near the screen edges or faces that appear extremely small, large, dark or bright in relation to the overall image.

  • Page 154

    152Playback/Erasing 1.Use the÷ or 4* button to select [Start]. 2. Press the _ button. Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select [New File] or [Overwrite]. Press the _ button. [New File]: Saved as new file with a new name. The uncorrected image is stored.

  • Page 155

    PlaybacldErasing 1153 red-eye correction cannot be performed. • When there is not enough space left on the memory card, • Although you can apply red eye correction any number of times to an image, the image quality will gradually deteriorate with each application. •...

  • Page 156

    1541 P layback/Erasing following (refer tothe image i nstep 2 onpage 1 53): _] To correctly perform red-eye correction, take note o fthe - Adjust the correction frame s ize sothat itonly s urrounds the red-eye portion tobecorrected. - When there a re several subjects with red-eye, besure t o add one correction frame p er s ubject.

  • Page 157: Adding Effects With The My Colors Function

    Playback/Erasing t Adding Effects with the Colors Function You can add effects to recorded images (stills only) using the My Colors function. The following selection of My Colors effects is available. For details, see p. 114. Vivid Lighter Skin Tone Neutral Darker Skin Tone Sepia...

  • Page 158

    156Playback/Erasing Use the ÷ or ,_. button to select the My Colors type Press the _ button. The displayed image will reflect the My Colors effect. You can press the zoom lever toward Q. to check the image at a higher magnification. While the image is zoomed, you can press the FUNCJSET button to...

  • Page 159

    1157 Playback/Erasing the My Colors effects cannot be added. • When there is not enough space left on the memory card, • Although My Colors effects can be added any number of times to an image, the image quality will gradually deteriorate with each application and the intended colors may not be achieved.

  • Page 160: Resizing Images

    _ Playback/Erasing i Resizing Images You can resave images that were recorded at high recording pixet settings at lower settings. I_111600 x 1200 pixels 640 x 480 pixels 320 x 240 pixels 1. Press the _ button. 2. In the [FD]] menu, use the 41,or 41, button to select [].

  • Page 161

    1159 Playback/Erasing Movies and images shot in wide mode cannot be resized.

  • Page 162: Attaching Sound Memos To Images

    160 _ Playback/Erasing to Images iAttaching Sound Memos In playback mode, you can attach sound memos (up to 1 min.) to an image. The sound data is saved in the WAVE format. 1. Press the _ button. 2. In the [FD---I] m enu, use the ÷ or _1, button to select [].

  • Page 163

    Playback/Erasing 1161 Sound Memo Panel Use the ÷ or ,). button to select an option and press FUNC.ISET. Record Starts recording. Pause Stops recording, playback. Exit Ends the operation. Play Plays back. Erase Erases. • You cannot attach sound memos to movies. •...

  • Page 164: Sound-only Recording (sound Recorder)

    1621 P layback/Erasing I Sound-Only Recording (Sound Recorder) You can record a continuous sound memo for up to approximately hours without taking a picture. 1. Press the _ button. 2. In the [i'D--I] menu, use the ÷ or _1, button to select IUI. 3.

  • Page 165

    Playback/Erasing 1163 Sound Recorder Panel Use the + or ,>. button to select an option and press FUNC./SET. Record Starts recording. Pause Stops recording, playback. Play Use the + or 4, button to select a sound to play and )ress the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 166: Protecting Images

    1641 P layback/Erasing i Protecting Images You can protect important images and movies from accidental erasure. You can configure the protection settings for each Select image singly while viewing them. You can select a first and last image and protect all Select Range the images in the range.

  • Page 167

    1165 Playback/Erasing • [Select] • [Select Range] • You can circle your finger on the Touch Control Dial to select the first and last image. 1. Press the Q button. 2. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select the first image for the range to protect.

  • Page 168

    Playback/Erasing 1. Use the ._ button to select [Last Image]. 2. Press the _ button. 3. Use the _. or .). button to select the last image in the range. 4. Press the _ button. • An image with a lower number than the first image cannot be selected as the last image •...

  • Page 169

    1167 Playback/Erasing • [Select by Date]/[Select by Category]/[Select by Folder]...

  • Page 170: Erasing Images

    1681 Playback/Erasing • [All Images] 1. Use the ,1_or 41, button to select [Protect]. 2. Press the _ button. • Returns to the selection method screen. • Selecting [Unlock] removes protection for all the images. • Selecting [Stop] cancels protection settings for the current selection.

  • Page 171

    1169 Playback/Erasing 1. Use the ÷ or 4, button to select an erasure method. • Pressing the MENU button returns to the prior screen. 2. Press the Q button. • [Select] Select image. 1. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select an image to erase.

  • Page 172

    1701 Playback/Erasing • Select Range]...

  • Page 173

    1171 Playback]Erasing • [Select by Date]/[Select by Category]/[Select by Folder]...

  • Page 174: Registering Functions To The Playback Button

    1721 Playback/Erasing • [All Images] 1. Use the ÷ or .t, button to select [OK]. 2. Press the _ button. • Selecting [Cancel] cancels selection of the image you are about to erase and returns to Step 2. • Pressing the FUNC.ISET button while erasing is in progress cancels the procedure.

  • Page 175

    1173 PlaybacPJErasing To cancel: select [] in Step 2. Using the I-_ Button the camera to playback mode. Then when it is pressed a • When you press the [] button in shooting mode, it switches second time, the registered function is called up. •...

  • Page 176: Print Settings/transfer Settings

    1741 Settings/Transfer Settings P rint You can also use the touch control dial to select images and perform various operations. See p. 41. Settings 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.

  • Page 177

    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.

  • Page 178

    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.

  • Page 179

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

  • Page 180

    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 O button. 2. Use the ÷ or ,_ button to select the first image in the print range. 3.

  • Page 181

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

  • Page 182

    _ 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. •...

  • Page 183: Setting The Dpof Transfer Settings

    Print Settings/Transfer Settings 1181 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.

  • Page 184

    1821 Print Settings/Transfer Settings • [Order] ...... 1. Use the ÷ or .t, 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.

  • Page 185: Connecting To A Tv

    1183 Connecting to a TV i 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.

  • Page 186: Customizing The Camera (my Camera Settings)

    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.

  • Page 187: Registering My Camera Settings

    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 soft:ware to upload your computer's images and sounds to the camera.

  • Page 188

    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...

  • Page 189: Troubleshooting

    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) •...

  • Page 190

    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 •...

  • Page 191

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

  • Page 192

    • 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.

  • Page 193

    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 turned off, set it [On] to activate it (p.

  • Page 194

    1921 T roubleshooting Too much light isshining • Change the shooting angle. directly into the camera, or isbeing reflected off t he subject. Flash isset t oon:......• Set the flash t o[] iFiash o _(p: 7 "ii ISO speed i stoo high. •...

  • Page 195

    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 •...

  • Page 196

    1941 T roubleshooting • Although the recording time may n ot The following types o f memory cards are used. display properly 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...

  • Page 197

    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.

  • Page 198

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

  • Page 199: List Of Messages

    (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.

  • Page 200

    1981 Messages L ist of 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];...

  • Page 201

    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.

  • Page 202

    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.

  • Page 203

    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...

  • Page 204

    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...

  • Page 205

    1203 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.

  • Page 206

    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.

  • Page 207

    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, •...

  • Page 208

    2061 Appendix I :-'_'_[_[_I I -" _ 1113"_J 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.

  • Page 209

    1207 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.

  • Page 210

    2081 A ppendix Protect Tab _ite '_l]l Slide the switch down Slide the switch up. _ }Y°g can nPd° 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.

  • Page 211

    • 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.

  • Page 212

    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. Turn the camera power off before connecting oF disconnecting the AC adapter,...

  • Page 213

    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.

  • Page 214

    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.

  • Page 215

    If dirt remains, contact the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed On the customer support !ist SUpp!ied with your 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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    ........;:642: • Capable of smooth continuous shooting (p. 85) when card has been formatted with a low level format. • This reflects 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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    2241 I ndex 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 DPOF 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 Index Scene Mode ......Stitch Assist ......Shutter Button ......Fully ........Halfway ......... Slide Show ......Slow Synchro Function ..... Smooth Continuous Shooting ...85 Sound Memo ......Sound Recorder ...... Spot AE Point Frame ..55, 108 Stitch Assist ......

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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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    2381 F unctions Available in Each Shooting Mode Functict/ Lorg Shu_ter Exposure Compensal_n (p 107) Long Shutte_ Mode (p 109) A,,,o ,sos_ .,0,,seAto 104) iiiiii _,,,o White Aiito, Day Light, Cloudy, Balance (p 111 Tiingsten, Fluc_escent, Fluorescent H, Ciistom S,00,eSho, Continuous Drive Mode 73,85)

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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 IZai_ m m N m m D D [] NI_NN P°°°_ p lO7 p 109...

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    2401 Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode Fun_i_/ r"_ Lorgshuiter F_O _teot AF Frame AiAF (9 point) '_)_ ':;; tp 97) ........_n,er AF Frame Size(p 99) }(,_i:_ DigitalZoom D_i_,Te, 69) e;:[ s_.Syn_,.otp Red Eye(p 86) ,,,:",' Se. Timer(CustomTimer) t p tp10_) AF assist Bean, (p 49) Rec Review(p 95)

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    Functions Available inEach Shooting Mode 1241 Reference _'_I_ B _--'J i_ir_ Pages p 99 p 87 o, ,o p 105 0000000000000 p 95 p 132 p 120 p 121 p 124 ,0,, p 79 , ,0 p,z2...

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  • Harry Gordon Feb 03, 2017 03:37:
    Can you mail me a user's manual for For the PowerShot SD870 IS? I lost my copy.