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   Summary of Contents for CANON POWERSHOT A60

  • Page 1

    Precautions on page 7 of this DIRECT PRINT manual. • Please refer to the Software Starter Guide for information installing the software and downloading images. • Please also read the printer user guide included with your BUBBLEJET Canon printer, DIREr...

  • Page 2

    Flowchart and Reference Guides Printer User Guide Using the Printer an'dPrinting...

  • Page 3

    Trademark Acknowledgements • Canon and PowerShot and Bubble Jet are trademarks of Canon, Inc. • CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. • iBook and iMac are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. • Macintosh, PowerBook, Power Macintosh and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, tnc, registered in the United States and other countries.

  • Page 4

    amera Icons under title bars show the operations mode. As in the example below, the mode dial should be set to q_]i_, P, Tv, AV, M, tl_lt,,_,, I_, _,,, aF or r4_. : This mark denotes issues that may affect the camera's operation.

  • Page 5

    iil!liiiii A quick introduction intended for new users who want to shoot first and learn more later Tells you how to get the camera running and how to begin shooting and playing back images Introduces you to all of the cameracomponents, a nd explainshowto load batteriesand use the shutterbutton, amongother basicfunctions.Also explainshowto setthe camera'sstart-upimage,start-upsoundand shuttersound...

  • Page 6

    : Functions andoperations tables. These pages a re shaded o ntheright e dges tomake them easy tofind, Installing the Batteries ............. Installing aCF Card ............Setting the Date/Time ............Setting the Language ............Turning the Power On ............Switching between Shooting and Replaying...

  • Page 7

    !liiiii!, !, i iii ! Night Scene Mode ............Fast Shutter ..............a_" Slow Shutter ..............r4_ Stitch Assist Mode ............J ml Movie Mode ..............Macro Mode ..............Self-Timer ............... Digital Zoom ................Continuous Shootin_ ............Program AE ..............Setting the Shutter Speed ..........

  • Page 8

    iil!liiiii!, Protecting Images ..............Erasing Images Individually ..........Erasing All Images ............... Formatting a CF Card ............Connecting the Camera to a Printer ........Printing ................. Setting the Print Settings (Direct Print Function) ....146 Print Settings (DPOF Print Settings) ........Printing with DPOF Print Settings ........

  • Page 9

    Replacing the Date Battery ..........Using the Optional Battery Kits .......... Using the Optional Lenses and Lens Adapter ....197 Camera Care and Maintenance ......... Troubleshooting ..............

  • Page 10

    Warning Against Copyright Infringement Please note that Canon digital cameras are intended for personal use and must be used in a manner that respects international and domestic copyright laws and regulations.

  • Page 11

    • Before using the camera, please ensure that you have read and understood the safety precautions described below. 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 and equipment.

  • Page 12

    There is a risk of high-voltage electrical shock. Please take the first opportunity to consult your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Stop operating the equipment immediately...

  • Page 13

    Power outlet. Please consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Do not allow the equipment to come into contact with, or become immersed in, water or other liquids.

  • Page 14

    Use only recommended batteries and accessories. • If using AA-size NiMH batteries, use only Canon AA-size NiMH batteries and charger recommended for use with these batteries. Use of another charger may cause batteries...

  • Page 15

    • Disconnect the battery charger or the compact power adapter from both the camera and power outlet after recharging and when the camera is not in use to avoid fires and other hazards. • The camera terminal of the battery charger cord and the compact power cord is designed for exclusive use with your camera.

  • Page 16

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! • Do not operate the flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to its lens. The resulting heat build-up could damage the flash. • If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please take care when operating the camera for an extended period as your hands may experience...

  • Page 17

    Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions corrupt image data. Avoid Condensation Related Problems Moving the equipment rapidly between hot and cold temperatures may cause condensation (water droplets) to form...

  • Page 18

    Install the batteries (p. 20). Slide the battery cover lock, then open the cover and insert the batteries. • For important information about batteries, see Proper Battery Handling (p. 2! ). (p. 24). Install CF card Open the CF card slot cover and insert a CF card.

  • Page 19

    Turn the mode dial to (p. 60). Focus (p. 40). Aim the camera at the subject, and lightly press and hold the shutter button halfway down. The camera beeps twice when the focus is set. Shoot (p. 40). Press the shutter button the way.

  • Page 20

    Zoom Lever (p. 42, 85,118, 119) Shutter Button (p. 40) Shooting Mode Dial (p, 19) ON/OFF button (p. 30) Speaker Optical Viewfinder Window (p. 38) AF-assist Beam (p. 41) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 68) Se.-_mer Lamp _p, _) 4_4_ Flash (p, 67) rminal Cover Ring Release...

  • Page 21

    CF Card Slot Cover (p. 24) LCD Monitor *_ (p. 33) Strap Mount Viewfinder (p. 38) .!=o _A Attaching the wrist strap *_ Battery Cover (p. 20) Battery Cover Lock (p. 20) Tripod Socket *_ Be careful not to wave the camera about or catch it on other items when dangling...

  • Page 22

    Mode Switch (p. 32) ' "_Y' i _F_ Button (p. 43, 67) ' ii L ........J (' _)_ Right Button (p. 43) ?Tm: lt_l(Macr°)/MF/Down Button (p. 43,81, LeftButton(p,43) _UNC, (Single image erase) Button (p. 43,132) DISPo Button (p. 33) MENU Button (p.

  • Page 23

    _,_e Use the shooting mode dial to select a Shooting mode. Aut__-- Image "d • _ : Auto (p. 60) The camera automatically selects settings, • Image Zone The camera automatically selects settings according ® the image composition type. : Portrait (p.

  • Page 24

    repar,ng amera The camera uses four AA-size alkaline batteries supplied with the camera. You may use optional nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. Be sure that the camera power is off. Slide the battery cover lock in the direction of the arrow, and push the battery cover slightly forward.

  • Page 25

    NiMH batteries, see the System Map (separate from this guide), Handling (..) • Use AA-size alkaline or Canon AA-size NiMH batteries only. For information on handling the AA-size rechargeabIe NiMH batteries, see Using the Optional Battery Kits (p. 193). • Never use manganese...

  • Page 26

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • Be careful to load the batteries with their positive (+) and negative (-) ends in the right direction. • Never mix batteries of different types or from different manufacturers, All four batteries should be identical. • Before inserting the batteries, wipe the battery terminals well with a dry cloth.

  • Page 27

    The positive electrode (plus terminal) is flat The negative terminal is correctly formed (protruding from the metal base), but the seat does not extend up over the edge of the metal base Battew S_tus Indi_atian_ The LCD monitor displays an icon or message to let you know when batteries...

  • Page 28

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Be sure that the camera is turned off. Slide the CF card slot cover in the direction of the arrow, and open it. Insertthe CF card with the labelfacing out and the arrow pointing in. • Insert theCF card all the way intotheslot, so thattheCF card eject buttonpops all the way out.

  • Page 29

    Close the CF card slot cover securely. • When the indicator on the left side of the viewfinder blinks green, the camera is writing, reading, erasing or transmitting an image to or from the card. Do not perform the following, for image data may be lost or corrupted: - Do not shake the camera.

  • Page 30

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! The Set Date/Time menu will appear when the camera first turned on or the date battery has run down. Replace the date battery, then reset the date and time starting from step 5 below. Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the camera (p.

  • Page 31

    Press the up or down button to select [] (Date/Time), and then press the SET button. Set the date and time. • Use the up or down button to change the value of the highlighted field. • Press the left or right button to highlight another field. •...

  • Page 32

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Use this feature to select the language for the LCD monitor display. J_ Press the ON/OFF button to turn on the camera (p. 30). MENU Press the button. The [ r_] (Rec.)] or [ [] (Replay)] Menu will display. [ [] (Rec.)] menu shown _"_ Select the [ _ (Set up)] menu using the left...

  • Page 33

    Select [] (Languages) using the up or down button and press the button. Select a language using the up, down, left or right button. Press the button. After adjusting the settings, press the MENU button. In replay mode, you can change the language by holding the SET button while you press the MENU button.

  • Page 34

    ions J_ Press the ON/OFF button until the green indicator begins blinking. Shooting Mode Current shooting settings will appear in the LCD monitor for about 6 seconds. If you turn the mode switch to _, the lens will retract after approximately 1 minute.

  • Page 35

    • You will hear a start-up sound and see the start-up image when the power comes on. (To change the start- up sound and image, see below and pages 52 and 181 .) • The start-up image does not appear when the LCD monitor is off or the A/VOUT terminal is connected to a Turning on the camera without the start-up sound and...

  • Page 36

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can quickly switch between Shooting mode Replaying mode. This is convenient when you wish to shoot again after checking or deleting an image immedi- ately after it is shot. Shooting Mode Replaying Mode The tens does not retract right away when the camera switches to Replaying mode...

  • Page 37

    The LCD monitor can be used to compose images while shooting, adjust settings menus and replay images. The image in the LCD monitor may darken when the monitor is used under sunlight or other strong lighting. This is not a defect. Shooting Mode DISR Pressing...

  • Page 38

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Set the flash to on or affix the camera to a tripod when the upper indicator blinks orange and the camera shake warning icon ( [] ) appears in the LCD monitor after the metering preparations are complete. Replaying Mode •...

  • Page 39

    Shooting Mode p. 19 -2 ... +2 Exposure Compensation p. 101 White Balance p. 103 Drive Mode p. 83/87 ISO Speed p. 110 Photo Effects p. 108 E_3 E3 Eo3 Light Metering Mode p. 99 Compression p. 64 (PowerShot A7O) I.

  • Page 40

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Replaying Mode In simple display mode, the following information appears. Image Number and Total (Display Image/Total) Date / Time _J d Jl Compression p. 64 (PowerShot A70' L M1 M2 S Resolution (Still images) p. 64 (PowerShot A6C [j_l Sound memo (wave file) p.

  • Page 41

    Shooting Mode ). 19 -2 -.. ±0 -. +2 Exposure Compensation ). 10! AWB "_ i _,6_ _ _.'._ White Balance ). 103 • } _ _!_ _ Photo Effects ). 108 ISOSpeed ).110 Flash ). 67 Macro Mode ). 8! Manual Focus ).

  • Page 42

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Setting the LCD monitor to Off (p. 33) and using the optical viewfinder can help conserve power while shoot- ing. Align the square brackets (autofocus metering field) inside the viewfinder on the primary subject to compose the image. Shows the center of the image...

  • Page 43

    About the Autofocus Function This camera employs AiAF (artificial intelligence autofocus) technology which uses a broad metering field to calculate the focal distance with high precision. delivers a crisp focus even when the photographic subject is slightly off-center. Image Seen in Viewfinder vs.

  • Page 44

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! The shutter button features a two-stage action. Pressing Halfway Pressing halfway automatically sets the exposure, focus and white balance. The indicators light or blink as follows. Upper Indicator • Green: Metering complete (two beeps sound) • Orange: Flash will fire •...

  • Page 45

    • Ifthe orange oryellow i ndicator blinks while you press halfway, you can still p ress fully totake the shot. • Images are first s aved into the camera's internal memory before being r ecorded onto the CF card, allowing the next images tobetaken i mmediately long as sufficient space isavailable inthe internal memory.

  • Page 46

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! The zoom can be adjusted to any setting in the 35 to 105 mm range in 35 mm film equivalent terms. : Press the zoom lever left to zoom out for a wide-angle shot EI_ : Press the zoom lever right to zoom in for a teIephoto shot.

  • Page 47

    iil!liiiii !i !ii Menus are used to adjust shooting, replaying, date / time and electronic sound settings. Menus can be displayed either pressing the FUNC. button or the MENU button. Watch the LCD monitor while performing the following proced u res. _!e_i_g _etti_gs by Pressing the (Q_!y;;;in8_hootingiMode)

  • Page 48: Pressing The Shutter Button

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! _'_ Select setting contents using the left or right button. Some menu items can only be selected after pressing SET button and displaying the next menu. Press the SET button again to confirm the setting. Press the FUNC. button. •...

  • Page 49

    iil!liiiii !i !ii • The menu switches as follows: [ [] (Rec.)] or [ [] (Replay)] _ [ [_ (Set up)] _ [ (My Camera)] • Pressing the zoom lever also switches between the menu tabs. L,_ Select a menu item using the up or down button.

  • Page 50

    S_Je_ng Menus and Setting_;;;;(conti_u_} Shooting Mode FUNC. Menu Shooting Mode Rec. Menu* Selectable items vary according each mode. Replaying Mode Replay Menu*...

  • Page 51

    iil!liiiii !i !ii n", Set up Menu* My Camera Menu* * Use the zoom lever to switch between menus anytime.

  • Page 52

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! M_n;_ S_tting_ ;_nd P;efa_!_ _etting_ This chart shows the options for each menu and the default settings. FUNC. button Reference Menu Item Available Settings Page -2 to +2 Exposure Compensation Flash Output Low / Medium / Strong* ! !2 White Balance Drive Mode El* / DJj / c_ / _.')

  • Page 53

    iil!liiiii !i !ii MENU button Reference Menu Item Available Settings Page AiAF On*/Off Red-eye On*/Off Rec. Menu AF-assist Beam On*/Off (Red} Digital Zoom On / Off* Review Off/2* to 10 sec. Protect Turns image protection on and off Rotate Rotates the image in the display "_ Sound Memo Adds sound memos to images...

  • Page 54

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Menu Item Reference Available Settings Page On* / Off Beep On* / Off AutoPowerDown Sets the date and time Date/Time Formats the CF card Format Off/1 /2"/3/4/5 Shutter Volume Off/1 /2"/3/4/5 Playback Vo!. Off/1 /2"/3/4/5 Start-up Vo!. Off/1 /2"/3/4/5 Set up [] Operation Vol.

  • Page 55

    iil!liiiii !i !ii • Some menu items are not available in certain Shooting modes (p. 224). • You can apply a desired image and sound to [_ and [] in the My Camera menu. For details, see Registering My Camera Settings (p.

  • Page 56

    My Camera allows you to customize the start-up image and start-up, shutter, operation and self-timer sounds. Each menu item has three choices. Start-up image As default settings, My Camera setting [ [] ] has a science fiction theme and My Camera setting [ m ] has an animal theme.

  • Page 57

    Select the [ _ (My Camera)] menu using the left or right button. Select a menu item using the up or down button. Select setting content using the left or right button. MENU Press the button. • Pressing the MENU button closes the menu and makes the settings take effect.

  • Page 58

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • If you select [Theme] in Step 4, you can select a consistent theme for each of the My Camera settings. • If [] (Beep) in the [ [] (Set up)] menu is set to [On], the beep sounds even if each sound item such as [Start-up Sound], [Operation Sound], [Selftimer Sound] and [Shutter Sound] in the [ _...

  • Page 59

    Images recorded onto the CF card and newly recorded sounds can be added as My Camera settings to the [ [_ and [ [_ ] menu items. You can also use the supplied software to upload your computer's images and sounds the camera.

  • Page 60

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Select the [ [_ (My Camera)] menu using the right button. Select the menu item you wish to register using the up or down button. Select [_ or [_ using the right or left button. appears. 7" Press the DISP. button. An image appears.

  • Page 61

    [Start-up Image] -, Step 8a, 9a [Start-up Sound], [Shutter Sound], [Selftimer Sound] -, Step 8b, 9b Select the image you wish to register using the left or right button. Press the button. Select F_] (Record) using the left or right button and press the button.

  • Page 62

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Select I_ (Register) using the left or right button. i 0 Select [OK] using the left or right button and press the SET button. Sounds recorded with the movie (p. 79) and sound memo (p. 128)functions cannot be added as My Camera settings.

  • Page 63

    • Start-up Sound, Operation Sound, Selftimer Sound Shutter Sound • Recording format WAVE (monaural) • Quantization 8 bit • Sampling frequency 1! .025 kHz and 8.000 kHz • Recording time 11.025 kHz 8.000 kHz Start-up Sound ! .0 sec. or less 1.3 sec.

  • Page 64

    See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 228) at the end of this manual to find out which settings can be changed in which Shooting modes. In this mode, all you have to do is press the shutter button and let the camera do everything else.

  • Page 65

    Press the shutter button halfway (p. 40). • Two beeps will sound when the camera has finished metering, and the indicator will light green or orange. If the LCD monitor is on, the AF frame will appear green. • The yellow indicator will blink and the beep will sound one time if the subject is difficult to focus on.

  • Page 66

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! [_)P Tv Av M _1t _ _i ¢_%qlB" r_ After a photo is taken, the image displays on the LCD monitor for two seconds (To change, see Changing the Image Display Duration (p. 63)). There are two ways to display the image for longer.

  • Page 67

    _b_ging _b_ !mag_ _isplay Du_io_ The length of time images are displayed after a photo been taken can be changed from 2 seconds to 10 seconds or turned off. In the [ [] (Rec.)] menu, select [] (Review). See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 43) Select a Review setting and press the...

  • Page 68

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! I PTv Av M _131 , _ I1_ _,aF r4_ '_ You can change the resolution and compression (exclud- ing movies) settings to suit the purpose of the image you are about to shoot. Resolution Purpose PowerShot A70 PowerSh0t A60 High (2048 x 1536 pixels) , , oprintA4size*_210x297mm 2048x1536...

  • Page 69

    !liiiii!!ili! !ii iii!i:i illliillliilllii • Movies can be shot with the following resolution. Resolution PowerShot A70 PowerShot A60 640 x480 pixels 320 x 240 pixels 320 x 240 pixets 160x120pixels 160x120pixets J_ Turn the shooting mode dial to the desired Shooting mode.

  • Page 70

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Select the compression you wish to set using the left or right button. You can shoot the image right after selecting settings by pressing the shutter button. This screen will appear again, once the image is shot. Press the FUNC. button. Shoot the image.

  • Page 71

    P Tv Av M tt'lt_, I_ _, ql_- r4_ i Use the flash according to the guidelines below. The flash fires automatically Red-eye reduction, required by the lighting level, and Auto the red-eye reduction lamp fires each time the main flash fires. The flash fires automatically Auto required by the lighting level.

  • Page 72

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! When the red-eye reduction function is off Shoot the image. • The flash will fire if the indicator beside the viewfinder lights orange when the shutter button is pressed halfway. (Does not fire in _ • Shooting procedures are the same as for the _ mode...

  • Page 73

    When shooting with a high ISO sensitivity and using the flash, there is more of a chance of overexposure closer you are to the subject. • Some settings are not available with certain Shooting modes. Please refer to Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p.

  • Page 74

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Use this mode when you want the subject to appear sharp and the background to blur. Turn the shooting mode dial to _!'II. Shooting procedures are the same as for the _ Mode (p. 60). • For functions available in this mode, see page 224. •...

  • Page 75

    Use this mode to shoot expansive landscape scenes. J_ Turn the shooting mode dial to _. Shooting procedures are the same as for the _ Mode "5 (p 60). • For functions available in this mode, see page 224. • Since a slow shutter speed is often selected in _I, mode, use a tripod to shoot if the [] (camera shake warning) icon appears on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 76

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Use this mode to capture human subjects against backdrop of an evening sky or night scene. The people are illuminated with light from the flash while the backdrop is captured at a slow shutter speed so that both appear correctly exposed.

  • Page 77

    Use this mode to shoot fast moving objects. J_ Turn the shooting mode dial to _\ Shooting procedures are the same as for the _ mode "5 (p. 60). • For functions available in this mode, see page 224. • Noise in the recorded image may increase if you shoot dark subjects.

  • Page 78

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Use this mode to shoot moving objects to make them appear blurred such as river rapids. Turn the shooting mode dial to IF. Shooting procedures are the same as for the _ mode (p. 60). Always use a tripod to prevent camera shake in this mode.

  • Page 79

    Use this mode when taking shots that you want to combine into a panorama. To create the panorama itself, you must stitch the images together at your computer. create the panorama at your computer, use the PhotoStitch sof_are that came with your camera. The PhotoStitch program detects...

  • Page 80

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • Compose each frame so that it overlaps 30 to 50 % of the adjoining image. Try to keep the vertical misalign- ment to within 10 % of the image height. • Do not include moving items in the overlap. •...

  • Page 81

    _--_ Select the shooting sequence using the left or right button and press the button. You can also press the shutter button directly to shoot without pressing SET. Shoot the first image. © The exposure and white balance settings are set and locked with the first image.

  • Page 82

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Press the button after the last shot. A custom white balance setting (p. 103) cannot be set in r4_ mode. To use a custom white balance setting, first set it in another Shooting mode. • The settings in place for the first image are locked in and cannot be changed for subsequent shots.

  • Page 83

    A70 only), 3 minutes at the setting and about 3 minutes* at the [] setting. Using and optional Canon FC 256MH CF Card (not sold in some regions) When using the CF card supplied with the camera, the maximum length is approximately 14 sec...

  • Page 84

    These times may vary with the subject and shooting conditions. Recording will automatically stop when the maximum is reached or when the CF cards runs out of free capacity. Filming may stop unexpectedly with certain types of CF card (if it is a slow-recording card, if it has been formatted on a different camera or a computer, or if images have been shot and erased repeatedly).

  • Page 85

    P Tv Av M tlTII_ _K,qlG"1::_ ',_, 1 Use the macro mode to shoot close-ups of subjects in the range of 5 to 46 cm (2.0 in. to 1.5 ft.) at wide angle and 26 to 46 cm (10 in. to 1.5 ft.) at telephoto end.

  • Page 86

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • Some settings are not available with certain Shooting modes. Please refer to Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 224). • Always use the LCD monitor to compose images in macro mode. Shooting with the viewfinder is possible, though, the parallax phenomenon may cause images composed...

  • Page 87

    [ !_) P Tv Av M tl'll _, i_ _ qlB"r'[_ ',_, 1 You can take pictures with the self-timer in any Shooting mode. FUNC. Press the button. _-_ Select E3* (Drive Mode) using the up or down button. "5 * The current setting is displayed.

  • Page 88

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can change the self-timer sound by changing setting in [Selftimer Sound] in the [ [] (My Camera)] menu (p. 181).

  • Page 89

    i t_) P Tv Av M tl' '_ _ _,_'1 When the LCD monitor is on, images can be zoomed with the combined optical and digital zoom functions as follows (figures are approximate.) PowerShot A70:3.8 times, 4.8 times, 6.0 times, 7.4 times, and 9.6 times PowerShot A60:3.8 times, 4.7 times, 6.0 times, and 7.5 times...

  • Page 90

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Press the zoom lever toward r-s]and hold it. • The lens will zoom to the maximum optical telephoto setting and stop. Release the lever and press it toward El3 again to further zoom the image digitally. • Press the lever toward [] to zoom back out.

  • Page 91

    LCD monitor is OFF in Large/Fine mode). * These figures reflect Canon's testing standard, the actual figures will vary according to the subject and shooting conditions The actual figures will vary according to the subject and shooting conditions J_ Press the FUNC. button.

  • Page 92

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • The interval between frames may lengthen somewhat when the internal memory becomes full. • The flash can be used, but the interval between images will lengthen to accommodate the flash recharge time.

  • Page 93

    Camera settings such as shutter speed and aperture be freely changed for shooting. 224) at the end of this manual to find out which ee Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode settings can be changed in which Shooting modes. Please see _ Mode (p.

  • Page 94

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Shoot the image. • The shutter speed and aperture value will automatically appear on the LCD monitor if it is on. • The correct exposure has been set if the shutter speed and aperture value show in white. •...

  • Page 95

    When you set the shutter speed in the shutter speed- priority AE mode, the camera automatically selects aperture value to match the brightness. Faster shutter speeds allow you to catch an instantaneous image of a moving subject while slower speeds create a flowing effect...

  • Page 96

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! _"_ Shoot the image. The correct exposure has been set if the shutter speed and aperture value show in white. If the aperture value shows in red, the image is under exposed (insufficient light) or overexposed (too much light).

  • Page 97

    • For functions available in this mode, see page 224. • Please note that camera shake becomes a factor at low shutter speeds. If the camera shake warning [] appears in the center of the LCD monitor, secure the camera to a tripod before shooting.

  • Page 98

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! The aperture adjusts the amount of light that passes through the lens. Selecting a lower aperture value (opening the aperture) allows you to fade the background. A higher aperture value (closing it) brings the entire range from foreground to background into focus.

  • Page 99

    Shoot the image. The correct exposure has been set if the shutter speed and aperture value show in white. • If the shutter speed shows in red on the LCD monitor, the image is under exposed (insufficient light) or overexposed (too much light).

  • Page 100

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can manually set the shutter speed and aperture achieve a particular effect. This is convenient for shooting fireworks and other images where it is difficult to set the correct exposure automatically. Turn the shooting mode dial to M. The shutter speed and aperture value appears on the LCD monitor if it is on.

  • Page 101

    Shoot the image. When you press the shutter button halfway, a number indicating the difference between the standard exposure* and the selected exposure appears on the LCD monitor. If the difference is more than _+2steps, "-2" or "+2" appears in red.

  • Page 102

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! i P Tv AvM_It ._ _i _a_" You can change the auto focus frame (AF frame) selection method. The AF frame will appear when the LCD monitor is turned on (p. 40). The camera automatically selects [] 13 [] between 5 AF frames to focus (Auto Selection) according to the shooting conditions.

  • Page 103

    iPTv You can switch between metering modes to shoot. Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlight scenes. The camera divides images into severaI zones E_,7 Evaluative for light metering.The camera evaIuates Light Metering the comptex lighting conditions, such as the position of the subject, the brightness, the background, the direct light, and the backlighting, and adjusts the settings to the correct exposure for the main subject.

  • Page 104

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! _"_ Select r_* (Evaluative) using the up or down button. * The current setting is displayed. Z:_ Select a light metering mode using the left or right button. Press the FUNC. button. Shoot the image. Some settings are not available with certain Shooting modes.

  • Page 105

    1 P Tv Av tl_ll_, _ _ qlG"r_ ',_, 1 Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background. DISE Press the button to turn on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 106

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Select a setting using the left or right button. • The settings can be adjusted in 1/3 steps in the range of - 2EV to +2EV. • You can shoot the image right after selecting settings by pressing the shutter button. This screen will appear again, once the image is shot.

  • Page 107

    IPTv it'll _ _ _ql_" r'l_ ',_, 1 When the white balance mode is set to match the light source, the camera can reproduce colors more accurately. Set the white balance mode to a natural or artificial light setting according to the circumstances.

  • Page 108

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Select []* (Auto) using the up or down button. * The current setting is displayed. Select the desired setting using the left or right button. • Please see the next page regarding the _e_ custom setting. • You can shoot the image right after selecting settings by pressing the shutter button.

  • Page 109

    You can set a custom white balance to obtain the optimal setting for the shooting conditions by having the camera evaluate a subject such as a white piece of paper or cloth, or a photo-quality gray card. Press the FI.JNC. button. _._ Select []* (Auto) using the up or down button.

  • Page 110

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Aim the camera at the white paper or cloth, or gray card and press the SET button. • Aim the camera so that the white paper or cloth, or gray card, completely fills the frame on the LCD monitor screen or the entire viewfinder before pressing the SET button.

  • Page 111

    • Some settings are not available with certain Shooting modes. Please refer to Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 224) • To set and use a custom white balance setting, it is advisable to select the P Shooting mode and set the exposure compensation and flash exposure compensa- tion to zero (÷0).

  • Page 112

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! [PTv Av M _l' ,_ I_ _,,aF ',_, i can shoot with different photo effects. Photo Effect Off Records with no effect. Vivid Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation to record in bold color. Tones down the contrast and color Neutral saturation to record neutral hues.

  • Page 113

    Select the desired setting using the left or right button. • If the LCD monitor is on, you can check the results by viewing the image on the LCD monitor. • A shot can be taken immediately after by pressing the shutter button.

  • Page 114

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! IPTv Change the ISO speed when shooting in dark places when you want to shoot with a faster shutter speed. You can choose from the following speeds: Auto, 50, 100,200 and 400. Press the FUNCo button. Select []* (ISO Speed) using the up or down button.

  • Page 115

    Press the FUNC. button. Shoot the image. © • Higher ISO speeds increase the image noise. To take clean images, use as low an ISO speed as possible. • Although the AUTO setting selects the optimal speed, it will automatically raise the speed when the shooting condition limits are reached.

  • Page 116

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! In M mode, the flash output can be controlled in three steps, starting from FULL, when shooting. FUNC. Press the button. _-_ Select [] (Flash Output) using the up or down button. L,_ Adjust the flash output using the left or right button.

  • Page 117

    IPTv it'll _, _ _K,(IG"r'_ ',_, 1 The autofocus may not work well on the following types subjects. • Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surround- ings • Subjects mixing close and far objects • Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center the composition...

  • Page 118

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Keep it pressed while you recompose image and press the shutter button all the way to shoot the image. Focus Lock Method 2 DISP. _1_ Press the b utton to turn on the LCD monitor. Press the shutter button halfway to lock the focus.

  • Page 119

    !liiiii!,!,ili! !ii!iiii,l !ii iiiiillliillliilllil Sb_Q_ngin Manual Focus MQde The focus can be manually set. DISE J_ Press the button to turn on the LCD monitor. Press the MF button until MF appears. • The MF indicator appears. • The MF indicator shows approximate figures.

  • Page 120

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can select the way file numbers are assigned. The file numbers are reset to the start (100-0001) each time a new CF card is inserted. New images recorded CF cards with existing files are assigned the next available number.

  • Page 121

    Setting the [File No. Reset] to [Off] is useful for avoiding file name duplication when images are downloaded to a computer. About File and Folder Numbers Images are assigned file numbers from 0001 to 9900, and folders are assigned folder numbers from 100 to 998 (Folder numbers cannot contain 99 in the last two digits).

  • Page 122

    aymg You can view the recorded images on the LCD monitor. J_ Set the mode switch to F_I. The last recorded image appears (single image replay). Move between images using the left or right button. Use the left button to move to the previous image and the right button to move to the next.

  • Page 123

    Images can be magnified up to approximately 10 times. J_ Set the mode switch to [:E]. Press the zoom lever toward • You can move around the magnified image using the left, right, up or down button. • Hold the SET button down and press the zoom lever toward O_ to cycle through each setting, approximately 2.5 times, to approximately 5 times and 10 times.

  • Page 124

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Up to nine images can be viewed at once in index replay. J_ Set the mode switch to _. Press the zoom lever toward Selected Image Movie Frame Nine images appear at once (index replay). Change the image selection using the left, right, up or down button.

  • Page 125

    The display can be advanced or set back 9 images either single image replay or index replay. J_ Display the JUMP bar. • Press the zoom lever twice toward _"==while in single replay (p. 118). • Press the zoom lever once toward _"_ while in index replay (p.

  • Page 126

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can replay the images shot in _n mode. J_ Set the mode switch to _. Movies cannot be viewed in index replay. Select a movie using the left or right button and press the $1=T button. • A movie displays with the (_ icon on it.

  • Page 127

    !liiiii!,!,ili! iiiiii iii!):i iil)iill)iill)iill)i! Pausing and Resuming Play • Press the SET button to pause the movie. Press it again to resume. Fast Forwarding / Rewinding • Select one of the following operations using the left or right button and press the SET button. Return to Single Image View First Frame Previous Frame (Rewinds if the SET button is held...

  • Page 128

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can delete unwanted portions from the first or second half of a movie clip. J_ Select the movie you wish to edit and press the SET button. See Viewing Movies (p. !22). Select (Edit) using the left or right button and press the SET button.

  • Page 129

    Selectthe rangeyou wish to edit using the left or right button. Select I1 (play) using the up or down button and press the SET button. • The temporarily edited movie will start playing. • The movie will stop if you press the SET button while it is playing.

  • Page 130

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! 7" Select [Overwrite] or [New File] using the left or right button. • [Overwrite] : Saves the edited movie under the same file name as the original movie. The original data is deleted. • [New File] : Saves the edited movie under a new file name.

  • Page 131

    Images canberotated 9 0 ° and270 °clockwise onthe LCD monitor. 0 ° (Original) 90 ° 270 ° Select [] (Rotate) from the [ [] (Replay)] menu. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 43). _-_ Select an image you want to rotate using the left or right button and press the SET...

  • Page 132

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! In replay mode (including single replay, index replay magnifying replay) you can attach sound memos (up to 60 seconds) to an image. The sound data is saved in WAVE format. Select [] (Sound Memo) in the [ [] (Replay)] menu.

  • Page 133

    • The recording starts and the elapsed time is displayed. Speak towards the microphone of the camera. • To stop recording, press the SET button. To restart recording press the SET button again. • You can add as many sound memos as you like until their total time reaches 60 seconds.

  • Page 134

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Use this feature to automatically replay all of the images in the CF card (Auto Play). The LCD monitor displays each image for approximately 3 seconds. In the [ [] (Replay)] menu, select [] (Auto Play). • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 43). •...

  • Page 135

    You can protect important images from accidental erasure. (Replay)] In the [ [] menu, select (Protect). See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 43). Select an image you want to protect using the left or right button and press the button. Protected Icon •...

  • Page 136

    Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise caution before erasing a file. Select the image you wish to erase using the left or right button and press the/_ button. A confirmation screen appears. Select [Erase] using the left or right button and press the button.

  • Page 137

    In the [ [] (Replay)] menu, select [] (Erase all) and press the button. A confirmation screen appears. Select [OK] using the left or right button and press the SET button. To cancel instead of erasing, seIect [CanceI] and press the SET button.

  • Page 138

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You should format a new CF card or one from which wish to erase all images and other data. Please note that formatting (initializing) a CF card erases all data, including protected images and other file types. Please check the contents of the CF card before formatting J_ In the [ m (Set up)] menu, select (Format)

  • Page 139

    • If the camera does not work properly, the inserted CF card may be malfunctioning. Reformatting the CF card may solve the problem. • When a non-Canon brand CF card is malfunctioning, reformatting it may solve the problem. • CF cards formatted in another camera, computer peripheral device may not operate correctly.

  • Page 140

    _ The direct print I"_ icon appears on direct print compatible CP Series printers _2DigKal Print Order Format BJ Printer with the direct print function Canon printer with the direct print function images '_ -; _,--- Printed...

  • Page 141

    Please refer to the System Map supplied with your camera for direct print function compatible printer Series) information. Print Settings for Direct Print Function • Select how many copies you want (p.!46) • Select the print style (p.146) • Standard / Multiple •...

  • Page 142

    Use the Print Order Menu as shown below to select print settings. Direct Print Function Mode switch PowerShot A70 DPOF Settings Mode switch...

  • Page 143

    MENU : Turns the menu on/off : Selects items and settings : Sets items and settings r Image (p. 146) p Style _ Paper (p. 146) Borders (p. 146) _Number_of oD_i:e((pp.114466) _Trimming or printing area (p. 149) (p. !52) -Order Number of copies (p.

  • Page 144

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can make clear prints swiftly and easily when connect the camera to an optional direct print function compatible printer (CP Series) or a direct print function compatible Bubble Jet printer (sold separately). It can also be used with DPOF print settings.

  • Page 145

    _"_ Connect the camera and printer using the direct interface cable. When you insert the cable, make sure the "Canon" mark of the cable faces up. DIGITAL Terminal to Printer Direct Interface Cable DIF-100 Press the printer's ON/OFF button to turn on the power.

  • Page 146

    BJ printer and inserted the other end in a power outlet. Connect the camera and printer using the cable. When you insert the cable, make sure the "Canon" logo on the cable faces up. to BJ Printer Connection Cable...

  • Page 147

    Set the mode switch to [_] and turn the camera on. [] appears on the camera LCD monitor when the BJ printer is properly connected to the camera. • On Bubble Jet printers with operation panels, images cannot be printed through the operation panel while the camera is connected.

  • Page 148

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! * The following illustrations show examples from a direct print function compatible printer (CP Series). Options for the Style category will differ slightly for BJ printers. An image can be printed when displayed in single replay or selected in index replay.

  • Page 149

    You cannot print movies. Cancel Printing • To cancel printing between images printed, press the SET button. A confirmation dialog appears. Select [OK] using the left and right buttons and press the SET button. - Direct Print Function Compatible Printers (CP Series) A print in progress cannot be stopped.

  • Page 150

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Selecting th;e Num_ o{ GQpies In Replaying mode, press the button and select the [Copies] option using the up or down button. Specify the desired number of copies using the left or right button. You can specify from 1 to 99 prints. You can select from among the following...

  • Page 151

    Direct Print Function Compatible BJ Printer Select the paper size from the following [Card #1], [Card #2], [Card #3], [LTR] or Paper [A4] For the usable paper type, please refer to the Bubble Jet Printer User Guide. [] Borderless Prints right to the edges of the page. [] Borders [] Bordered Prints with a border.

  • Page 152

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! _"_ Select settings using the left or right button. Image Settings Paper (Direct print compatible (Direct print compatible CP series printer) BJ printer) Select [Standard] Select [Card :#1], [Card #2], [Multiple]. [Card :#3], [LTR] or [A4] Borders Date Choose [Bordertess] Choose...

  • Page 153

    MENU Press the button. If [Borderless] or [Multiple] is selected as the print style, the center portion of the recorded image (the image displayed on the LCD monitor) is printed at an enlarged size. As a result, the image's top, bottom and sides may be cropped slightly.

  • Page 154

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! In Replaying mode, press the SET button, choose [Trimming] using the up or down button and press the SET button again. The trimming frame will appear at the center of the image. If a trimming setting has already been selected for the image, the frame will appear around the previously selected portion.

  • Page 155

    _'_ Press the SET button to close the setting menu. Trimming Frame • The trimming setting only applies to one image. • The trimming setting is cancelled with the following operations. - When you set the trimming settings for another image. - When you close the Print mode (when you turn the camera power off, change the camera mode, or detach the direct interface cable).

  • Page 156

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Choose from three printing area options. Prints the top area of an image. Middle Prints the middle area of an image. Bottom Prints the bottom area of an image. Prior to Setting the Printing Area • Please set the Print Style (Image Settings, Paper, Borders and Date) first before setting the printing area (p.

  • Page 157

    • The printing area setting only applies to one image. • The printing area setting is cancelled with the following operations. - Printing - When you set the printing area setting for another image. - When you close the Print mode, i.e. •...

  • Page 158

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can select images on a CF card for printing specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. This is extremely convenient for sending images to a photo developing service or for printing on a direct print function...

  • Page 159

    Select images for printing. ales Single Images • When the print type (p. 156)is set to [Standard] or [Both], select an image using the left or right button.You can set the number of copies (up to 99) to be printed using the up or down button.

  • Page 160

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! MENU Press the button. • Images are printed in order from oldest to newest by the shooting date. • A maximum of 998 images can be marked per CF card. • Press the zoom lever in step 3 to switch between single and 3-image index replay for selecting an image.

  • Page 161

    Select [Set up] using the left or right button and press the SET button. Select [] (Print Type), [] (Date) or [] (File No.) using the up or down button. Select a setting using the left or right button. (Print Type) (Date) Select [Standard], [index],...

  • Page 162

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! MENU Press the button. The set up menu will cIose and the Print Order menu will reappear. When [Print Type] is set to [Index], the [Date] and [File No.] cannot be set to [On]. • If [Print Type] is set to [Both], both [Date] and [File No.] can be set to [On], however, only the file number is printed for the index print.

  • Page 163

    Select [OK] using the left or right button and press the SET button. If you decide you don_t want to reset the settings, select [Cancel] and press the SET button.

  • Page 164

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can use the DPOF print settings to print with an optional direct print function compatible printer Series) or with a direct print function compatible printer. In the [ [] (Replay)] menu, select [] (Print Order) and press the SET button. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p.

  • Page 165

    Select [OK] using the up, down, left or right button and press the button. The image will start to print and, when it is completely finished, the display will revert to the standard replay mode. • To print the date, set the [Date] setting in the print order menu in Step 2 on the previous page to [On].

  • Page 166

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • The maximum number of images printed on one page in the Index print type depends upon the selected paper size. - Card Size: 20 images - L Size: 42 images - Postcard Size: 63 images (Please refer to your Bubble Jet's user guide for an expla- nation of the number of images printed with a Bubble Jet printer.) Cancel Printing (p, 145)

  • Page 167

    Using the camera, you can make marks on images wish to transfer and attach to e-mails. (Please use the supplied software for actually transferring images. ) These settings are compatible with the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standards. The _ mark will display on images that have had transfer marks set by another DPOF-compliant camera.

  • Page 168

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Select images for transferring. Single Images • Select an image using the left or right button and mark or remove marks from images using the up or down button. • You can use the same procedures to select images in index replay (3 images).

  • Page 169

    es on a A video-compatible television connected via the supplied AV cable AVC-DCl0O can be used to view images as you shoot or replay them. Turn off the camera (p. 30). Attach the AV Cable to the terminal on the camera.

  • Page 170

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • No image will appear on the LCD monitor when the camera is connected to a TV monitor, • The video output signal can be switched (NTSC or PAL) to accommodate different regional standards (p. I81), The default setting will vary between regions. NT$C: Japan, U.S,A,, Canada, Taiwan, etc.

  • Page 171

    Download images taken with the camera to a computer one of the following ways: • Connect the camera to a computer with the USB cable You can then download images directly from the camera to a computer. • Directly from the CF card Using a laptop computer...

  • Page 172

    Install the driver and the software applications bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. Please see the Software Starter Guide for information system requirements and installation instructions. Connect the supplied USB interface cable to the computer's USB port and the...

  • Page 173

    !liiiii!!ili! _H___H_ _"_ Set the camera's mode switch to DE] and press the ON/OFF button until the indicator next to the viewflnder starts blinking green. The LCD monitor displays in replay mode. When the connection to the computer is complete, the LCD monitor turns off and the green indicator lights steady.

  • Page 174

    (JPEG format only) without installing the software bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. This is useful downloading images to a computer in which software is not installed. However, please note that there...

  • Page 175

    !liiiii!, J]_ Eject the CF card from the camera, and insert it into a CF card reader connected to the computer. • If you are using a PC card reader, first insert the CF card into a PC card adapter (optional), and then insert the PC card adapter into the...

  • Page 176

    essages :ions * Default setting Item/ Reference Setting Content Menu Screen Page ExposureCompensation Sets the exposure, compensation 20+2 Flash Output Adjusts the flash output in M mode White Balance Sets the wNte balance • F_ (Auto)* (Day Light) (Cloudy) _I,,_ (Tungsten) (Fluorescent) (Fluorescent _m_ (Custom)

  • Page 177

    !liiiii!,!, Item/ :_efetence Setting Content Menu Screen Page ISOSpeed Sets the sensitivity at which images are recorded AUTO Photo Effect Switches between photo effects (Effect Off)* (Vivid) (Neutral) (Low Sharpening) (Sepia) (B/W) Light Metering System Switches between light metering modes (Evaluative)* (Center Weighted Avg) (Spot)

  • Page 178

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Item/ Reference Menu Screen Setting Content Page Resolution (Movies) Sets the number of pixels used for images • [] (640 x 480 pixels) (PowerShot A70 only) • [] (320 x 240 pixels) _ • [] (160 x 120 pixels) Compression Sets the relative compression ratio...

  • Page 179

    !liiiii!,!,ili! !!iiiiiiiii ii,i iiiiiiiii! .. * Default setting Item/ _eference Menu Screen Setting Content Page m Red eye Bets whether or not the red eye reduction lamp fires AF assist Beam Sets the output of the AF assist beam according to shooting conditions when using the auto focus On *...

  • Page 180

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Item/ Reference Setting Content Menu Screen Page [] Protect Protects images from accMenta[ erasure []Rotate Rotates images 90 or 270 degrees clockwise in the display [] Sound Memo Adds sound memos to images [] Erase all Erases all images from a CF card (excluding protected images)

  • Page 181

    !liiiii!,!,ili! iiiiiiiii ii,i_iiiiiiiii .. Default setting Item/ _eference Menu Screen Setting Content Page [] Auto Play Plays images automatically one after the other [] Print Order Sets which images and how many copies will be printed on a printer with the direct print function or at a photo lab service Tiansfer Order...

  • Page 182

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Item/ Reference Menu Screen Setting Content Page [] Beep Sets whether or not the beep sounds when the shutter button is pressed or when a menu operation is performed See also "How the [Beep] setting in the [F_ (Set up)] menu and each sound setting in the [l_(My Camera)] menu a_e related"...

  • Page 183

    !liiiii!,!,ili! !!)iiiiiiii ii)iiiiiiiii!! .. * Default setting Item/ _efetence Setting Content Menu Screen Page [] ShutterVolume A_usts the sound volume when the shutter button is pressed all the way There is no shuttersound in Movie mode =ooDD (Ott) =oooO (1) ==oO0 (2)* ==_o0 (3) ==do (4)

  • Page 184

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Item/ Reference Menu Screen Setting Content Page [] Seltrimer Vol Adjusts the sound volume of the Selftimer Sound =DDd] (Off) =Douu (1) =.:mu (2)* ..mum (3) =..ram (4) =..d [] FibNo Reset Sets how file numbers are assigned to images when new CF cards are inserted •...

  • Page 185

    !liiiii!!ili! !!iiiiiiiii iii iiiiiiiii!! .. * Default setting Item/ :_eference Setting Content Menu Screen Page [] Video System Sets the video output signal standard • NTSC _ • PAL You can select the theme, start-up image and sound, shutter sound, operation sound and selftimer...

  • Page 186

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Item/ Reference Menu Screen Setting Content Page [] Start up Image Sets the start up image when you turn or] the camera • [_ (@t) "n* .13;t .Lr_l Start up Sound Sets the start up sound when you turn or] the camera *_ •...

  • Page 187

    !liiiii!,!,ili! !!iiiiiiiii ii,i iiiiiiiii! .. * Detauk setting Item/ _efetence Setting Content Menu Screen Page [] Shutter Sound Sets the shutter sound when you depress the shutter button There is no shutter sound while a movie is being shot < •...

  • Page 188

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! You can reset all of the menu and button operation settings to default except for [Date/Time], [Language], [Video System]. Turn on the camera. The mode dial can be turned to any setting. MENU Press the button for longer than 5 seconds.

  • Page 189

    • The custom white balance is not cancelled even if settings are reset to default settings. (p. 105) • Settings cannot be reset when the camera is connected to a computer, to an optional direct print function compatible printer (CP series) or to a direct print function compatible BJ printer (optional).

  • Page 190

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor. Busy...: Image is being recorded to, or read from, CF card Resetting settings to default. No Memory card: You attempted to shoot or replay images without a CF card installed. Cannot record!:You attempted...

  • Page 191

    A problem exists if the error code reappears. Note the number and contact our Canon Customer Support Help Desk. If an error code displays directly after taking a picture, the shot may not have been recorded.

  • Page 192

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! The following messages may appear on the camera's LCD monitor when a direct print compatible printer printing. Depending on the printer model, some messages may not display. No Paper: Paper cassette is incorrectly inserted or out of paper. Or the paper feed isn't operating correctly.

  • Page 193

    Could not print You attempted to use the DPOF print xx images: settings to print xx images that are from another camera, that have been recorded in a different format, or that have been edited on a computer. The following messages may appear when the camera is connected to the direct print compatible Bubble Jet Printer.

  • Page 194

    RESUME/CANCEL button on Bubble Jet Printer. Please request replacement of the waste tank at your nearest Canon customer support center listed in the Bubble Jet Quick Start Guide. Printer error: Turn off the printer, then turn it on again. If...

  • Page 195

    The camera uses a special Date battery to power internal clock. If the LCD monitor displays the Set Date/ Time menu when you turn on the camera, this means that the Date battery has run down and the clock has stopped running.

  • Page 196

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! _:_ Pull the battery out of the holder, as shown. Positive terminal Insert the new date battery into the holder, with the positive terminal (+) facing Replace the date battery holder back into its original position, and close the DIGITAL terminal cover.

  • Page 197

    • The indicator blinks while charging, then comes on solid when charging is finished. • This charger can be used only to charge Canon AA-size NiMH batteries. Please do not attempt to charge any other type of batteries with this charger.

  • Page 198

    iil!liiiii!, • Repeatedly recharging batteries before they become fully depleted may cause batteries to lose capacity. Do not recharge the batteries until the LCD monitor displays the "Change the batteries" message. • Wipe the battery terminals well with a dry cloth in the following situations, as the terminals may be soiled with...

  • Page 199

    • Ittakes a pproximately 220 minutes forthe charger to fully recharge the batteries (as determined bytesting at Canon facilities). Please donot c harge batteries in areas where t he temperature isoutside the range of0to 35"C(32 to95°F). • Charging time varies according...

  • Page 200

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! _-_ Open the DIGITAl terminal cover, and connect the adapter's DC plug into the camera's DC IN terminal. Please unplug the adapter from the power outlet when you have finished using the camera. Please do not attempt to use any AC adapter other than AC Adapter Kit ACK600 with your camera.

  • Page 201

    The camera supports use of the optional Wide Converter WC-DC52, Tele-converter TC-DC52 and Close-up Lens 250D (52 mm). In order to attach any of these lenses, also need to use the optional Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC52C. Lh4', Use this converter for taking wide-angle shots.

  • Page 202

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! This 52 mm-threaded diameter magnifying conversion lens is for taking telephoto shots. The lens changes the focal length of the camera body's lens by a factor of 2.4x. This lens makes it easy to take macro shots. With the camera set to Macro mode, you can use this option to shoot subjects that are 3 to 25 cm (1.2 to 9.8 in.) at wide angle end and 13 to 25 cm (5.1 to 9.8 in.) at telephoto...

  • Page 203

    • It is not possible to attach a lens hood or filter to the wide converter or tele-converter. • If you use the flash when shooting with the wide converter, the outer area of the recorded image (and especially the lower right corner) will come out relatively dark.

  • Page 204

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Lens Adapt_r LA D¢52G (52 mm_ This optional adapter is required for attaching the wide converter, tele-converter and close-up lens (all optional). Be sure that the camera is turned off. Press the ring release button and hold it down, and turn the ring in the direction the arrow.

  • Page 205

    Align the • marks on the Conversion LensAdapterand the camera,and turn the adapterin the direction of the arrows as far as the • mark on the camera. Set the lens on the adapter, and attach it securely by turning it in the indicated direction.

  • Page 206

    iil!liiiii!,!, !!iiliii,i, Completely remove all dust and dirt from conversion lenses with a lens blower brush before use. The camera may focus on any dirt that remains. • Exercise due caution when handling the lenses since it is easy to dirty them with finger prints. •...

  • Page 207

    If dirt remains, contact the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the separate Canon Customer Support leaflet. Viewfinder, Use a lens blower brush to remove dust and dirt. LCD monitor...

  • Page 208

    (four AA-size batteries.) • Use an AC adapter. Batteries are not the Use only unused AA- size alkaline batteries right type. or Canon AA-size NiMH batteries. (For information about alkaline batteries, see Proper Battery Handling (p. 21 )) Poor contact between...

  • Page 209

    134). If reformatting doesn't work, the CF card logic circuits may be damaged. Contact the nearest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. CF card slot cover or Close the CF card slot Lens will not battery cover opened cover or battery cover,...

  • Page 210

    Cause Solution Batteries are not the Battery pack Use only unused AA- consumed size alkaline batteries right type. or Canon AA-size quickly NiMH batteries. (For information about alkaline batteries, see Proper Battery Handling (p. 21 )) The batteries are cold.

  • Page 211

    Problem Cause Solution Poor electrical contact. • Be sure to set If using rechargeabte batteries firmly into batteries: the charger. Batteries do • Be sure that the not charge. power cord is firmly connected to the charger, and is firmly plugged in to the power outlet.

  • Page 212

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Problem Cause Solution Shots are • Ensure that there is The subject was blurry or outside the range over at least 46 cm (1.5 ft.) unfocused. which the camera can between the camera focus. lens and subject. • Use the macro mode to shoot close-ups between 5 to 46 cm (2.0 in.

  • Page 213

    Problem Cause Solution The subject The subject is too When flash is used, the comes out close to the flash, distance between lens overexposed and subject should be (too bright), no less than 26 cm (10 in.). The subject is Set exposure brighter than the compensation...

  • Page 214

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Problem Cause Solution White dots or Light from the flash has This is a phenomenon white reflected off dust that occurs with digital asterisks cameras and does not particles or insects in the air. This occurs constitute appear on the malfunction, image more frequently...

  • Page 215

    All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. Camera Approx. 3.2 million effective pixels Approx. 2 million 1/2.7 in. CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 3.3 Image million) Sensor 1/2.7 in. CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 2.1...

  • Page 216

    iil!liiiii! !!i!!ii! Sensitivity : AUTO/ISO 50/100/200/400 equivalent White Balance : TTL auto/preset (daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H) or Custom white balance Flash : Auto, On, Off Red-eye reduction On: Red-eye reduction auto/Red- eye reduction On/Flash Red-eye reduction Off: On/Off Flash Range : Normal Mode: 46 cm - 42 m (1 5 - 14 ft) (W), 46 cm - 2.5 m (1.5 - 82 ft) (T)

  • Page 217

    *2This is the maximum recording time per movie clip for the optional Canon FC-256MH CF card (not sold in some regions).

  • Page 218

    _,A NiMH Approx. Approx. Approx. Battery NB-1AH 350 shots 1000 shots 280 min. * The data above reflects standard Canon testing conditions. actual figures will vary according to the shooting conditions settings. <Test Conditions> Shooting: Normal temperature (23 _' C, 73 ° F), alternating...

  • Page 219

    PowerShot A70 FC-16M FC-32M FC-64M FC-128M FC-256M_ 1390 1563 1355 2720 Movie (insec0_ds) [] 1954 PowerShot FC-16M FC-32M FC-64M FC-128M FC-256MN 1390 < 1563 1355 2720 Movie (inse_) 1954...

  • Page 220

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! • The following are the approximate maximum recording times for movie clips: []: approx. 30 seconds* (PowerShot A70 only), [], []: approx. 3 minutes. Shown are the maximum continuous recording times. When used with the FC 256MH CF card (sold separately) •...

  • Page 221

    !liiiii!,!,ili! i!ii!ii!iiiiiii NiMH Battery NB-1AH Supp(ied w(th the opt(onal NiMH Battery NB4-100 set and the Battery/ Charger Kit CBK100 Type Rechargeabte nickel metal hydride battery Nominal Voltage 1.2 V DC Typical Capacity 1600 mAh (Lowest : 1550mAh) Cycle Life Approx. 300 times Operating 0 - 35 °C (32 - 95 °F) Temperature...

  • Page 222

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! CompactFlash Card Card Slot Type Type I Dimensions 36.4 x 42.8 x 3.3 mm (1.4 x 1.7 x 0.1 in.) Weight Approx. !0 g (0.4 oz.) Wide Converter WC-DC52 (optional) Magnification Approx. 0.7x (35 mm film equivalent at wide angle end: approx.

  • Page 223

    Close-Up Lens250D52mm(optional) Focal Length 250 mm Focusing Range 30 - 280 mm (1.2 - 9.8 in.) (W)/130 - 280 (from tip of lens) mm (5.1 - 9.8 in.) (T) (when mounted on PowerShot A70 or A60) Thread Diameter 82 mm standard filter thread (Conversion Lens Adapter LA-DC52C is required for mounting to PowerShot AT0 or...

  • Page 224: Auto Mode

    Continuous Shooting (Q_J) Creative Zone AC Adapter Kit AF Frame Auto Sebcdon Date/Time 26, 178 Manual Sebction Default Settings Aperture Priority AE (.'&.V) Digital Terminal 16, 141, 165 Aperture Value 89, 91r 94r 96 Digital Zoom 42, 85, 175 Auto Mode (I_)) Display Modes Auto Play Detailed...

  • Page 225: Portrait Mode

    Messages Image Zone19 Microphone Index Replay 1 20 Movie (J_) Indicators 18 Shooting 79 Information View3337 Replaying 122 Interface Editing 1 24 Cables 1 7, 141r 165 My C amera ISO Speed 110 Menu 181 Settings 52 Registering Jump121 Night Scene Mode (_) 72 Landscape Mode (_A) 71...

  • Page 226

    iil!liiiii!, !!i!!ii! Index Replay Framing Subjects Jumping Shooting LCD Monitor Strap Magnifying Images Movies Telephoto Rotating Transfer Order Single Image Replay Reset Resolution Selecting Images Resetting the settings to default Troubleshooting Ring Release Button 16, 200 Rotate Video System 165, 181 Self Timer Viewfinder Sound...

  • Page 227

    If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 1 I042, US.A. Tel No (516) 328-5600 Canadian Radio Interference Regulations...

  • Page 228: Self-timer

    This chart shows the functions available in each shooting mode Large !!!!!!!!i,!!i!!;!!_!! Medium ! u) Resolution Medium 2 u) Medium (2> Small Movie m Resolution Movie Movie Superfine Compression NormalFine Auto • Flash • • • •* • • • Red-EyeReduct_on ®...

  • Page 229

    Reference Page ..!!!!i!!!i!i,i_!!!!!_! !!!!i!!!ilo!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!i!!e!_!,!,!!,!,!!,!!!!i!!!!e! _ !!!H!I!_!_!_!!_!!!I !!!!i!i!!!!!_!i!!!!_!!_!i,!!!!i!i!_! ..6_ !!!!!!!!!_e!_!i_!_!_!!!! _ !!!HI!!!I!,j_,!!!:!! !!H!I!!!!_X!_!!X!_!!_! !!!!i!!!i!!J!!:!!!!! !!!!i!!!i!e!!!!,! ..6_ !!!!i!!!i!!!_i!!!!! • !!!!i!!!i!!o!!!!!! ..67 • • • A* - • !!!!i!!!io_!!i!! ..!!!H!I!_!!!!!!!!!! !!!H!i!!!!_!!i!i,!!!!!i!,!!!H!i!_! ..!!!!!i!!!ili!!!!!!i! ..112 ,6,* • •...

  • Page 230: Digital Zoom

    Digital Zoom I off i::' ill :t ::1/* Exposure Compensation • • • Evaluative Metering • • • • Light Metering Center-Weighted A veraging [] System Spot Metering White Balance __4) • • • Photo Effect • • • ISO Speed -(_) -(-_) -(_')

  • Page 231

    C&IlOll CDI-E093-010 XXXXXXXXX © 2003 CANON INC. PRINTED IN MALAYSIA XXXXXXX...

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