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    _--;o c£ Customizing the Camera Troubleshooting List of Messages < Camera User Guide '='l This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail. ¢) CDI-E272-010 XX07XXX © 2007 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN PictBridge DIRECT BUBBLE JET DPOF PRIkrf DIRECI"...

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    Orientation sensor eChanges image colors to create special effects (Color Accent, Color Swap) Printing eMakes printing easy with the Print/Share button eAIso supports non-Canon brand PictBridge compliant printers _ses of Recorded Images "_ • Effortlessly transferthem to a computerwith the Print/Sharebutton •...

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    You can use SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories.

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    Table of Contents Items marked with a Ii_ are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Please Read ........Safety Precautions ......... Preventing Malfunctions ......Using the LCD Monitor ......LCD Monitor Brightness ......Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor .....

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    Switching between Metering Modes ....Adjusting the Exposure Compensation ....Setting the Shutter Speed (Long Shutter Mode) ..Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) ....Shooting in a My Colors Mode ......Changing Colors ........IS0 Adjusting the ISO Speed ......_,,_ Changing the ISO Speed...

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    Changing My Camera Settings ....... Registering My Camera Settings ..... Camera ........When the power is turned on ....... LCD monitor ........Shooting ........Shooting Movies ......... Playback ........Battery/Battery Charger ......TV monitor output ........ Printing on Direct Print Compatible Printers ....

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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 or domestic copyright laws and regulations.

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    Video Format Please set the camera's video signal format to the one used in your region before using it with a TV monitor (p. 101). Language Setting Please see the Basic Guide (p. 9) to change the language setting. • Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below and in the "Safety Precautions"...

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

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

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    • 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. •...

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

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    • 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 or corrupt image data. • When moving the equipment rapidly from a cold place to a hot place, you can avoid condensation by placing the equipment in an airtight, resealable plastic bag and letting it...

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    BeforeUsingthe Camera--BasicOperations display mode. • The LCD monitor is set to the Information View in the _'_, _*,_ :_ :>,,,, 'M";_';_,;: _,*; _ ,,_ ;s_ , z, : ;'d_, " s_i_ ,,_ _ ;_,, mode. • The LCD monitor will not switch to detailed display in magnified display (p.

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    Using the 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 In a shooting/playback mode, press the FUNC./SET button for more than one second.

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    LCD Monitor Brightness Settings The brightness of the LCD monitor can be changed in the following two ways. eChanging Settings Using the Set up Menu (p. 26) eChanging 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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    Shooting Information (Shooting mode) [T] Digital Tele-converter/Zoom Magnification/Safety Zoom (p. 32) Macro/Infinity (Basic Guide p. 16) ] Spot Frame AF Frame (p. 46) ISO Speed (p. 65) BIDH Flash (Basic Guide p. 15) liEImmm Shooting Method (p. 36, Basic p. 17) []Auto Rotate (p.

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    If the indicator blinks orange and the camera shake icon displays, it indicates there is insufficient illumination and a slow shutter speed will be selected. Shoot using the following methods. - Raise the ISO speed (p. 65). - Set the Auto ISO Shift to [On] (p. 66). - Select a setting other than _-] (flash off) (Basic Guide p.

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    Detailed My Category (p. 78) ilm...E Exposure Compensation (p. 52) Flash (Basic Guide p. 15) Histogram (p. 18) Macro/Infinity (Basic Guide p. 16) m lnmeem l l lm miEDmmlDm My Colors (Shooting) (p. 58), 5" Color Accent/Color Swap (p. 60) Shooting Mode (pp.

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    Histogram Function The histogram is a graph that allows you to check the brightness of the image. The greater the bias toward the left in the graph, the darker the image. The greater the bias toward the right, the brighter the image. If the image is too dark, adjust the exposure compensation to a positive value.

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    This camera is equipped with a power saving function. The power will shut off in the following circumstances. Press the power button again to restore power. Shooting Mode Powers down approximately 3 minutes after the last control is accessed on the camera. The LCD monitor automatically turns off 1 minute* after the last control is accessed even if [Auto Power Down] is set to [Off].

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    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. Setting the Home/World Time Zones...

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    Switching to the Destination Time Zone "0 If you change the date and time when the World option is selected, the Home date and time will also change automatically.

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    Menus are used to set the shooting, playback and print settings as well as such camera settings as the date/time and electronic beep. The following menus are available. oFUNC. Menu eRec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus FUNC. Menu This menu sets many of the common shooting functions.

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    Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with these menus. (Rec.) Menu F_"_ (Set up) Menu (My Camera) Menu ® (_ You can switch between menus with the 4.or_button when this part is selected.

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    See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 160). FUNC. Menu The icons shown below are the default settings. Menu Item Page Menu Item Page Basic Shooting Mode p. 13 Metering Mode p. 51 Basic Special Scene Mode p. 13 Compression (Still Image) p.

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    Disp. Overlay Off*/Grid Lines/3:2 Guide/ p. 38 Both Off*/Grid Lines Off*/Date/Date & Time Date Stamp p. 37 Set _,,_ button p. 67 "1 Default setting is 3 shots. *2 They are classified according to the following categories. People: L<:_, r_, or images with faces detected if [Face Detect] has been selected in [AiAF] mode.

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    Set up Menu * Default setting Menu Item Options Page/Topic Mute On/Off* Set to [On]to silence all sounds except warning sounds. (Basic p. 10) 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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    _;_ when you print an image recorded in (Widescreen) mode at the full page setting for wide paper using a Canon SELPHY 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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    My Camera Menu setting * Default Menu Item Available Settings Page Theme Selects a commontheme for each My Camera settings item. Start-up Image Sets the image displayed when the camera power is turned on. Start-up Sound Sets the sound played when the camera power is turned on.

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    You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. uP)Menu [F0rmat]i Select [OK] and press 0" • To perform a low level format, use the ÷ button to select [Low Level Format] and the ÷...

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    Shooting Use the touch control dial to select shooting modes or FUNC. menu options. See the Basic Guide, p. 4. 131r MM==Dl i ilE]m Approximate Values for Recording Pixels Recording Pixels Purpose* 3072 x 2304 Printing to about A3-size III (Large) pixels 297 x 420 mm (11.7 x 16.5 in.) Printing to about A4-size...

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    Printing on wide size paper (you can check 3072 x 1728 the composition at a 16:9 aspect ratio. (Widescreen) pixels Areas that will not be recorded appear on the LCD monitor as a black border.) * Paper sizes vary according to region. Approximate Values for Compression...

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    You can shoot zoomed images using the combined digital and optical zooms. The focal lengths (35mm film equivalent) and characteristics are as follows. Option Focal Length Characteristics You can shoot at a maximum zoom factor of approximately 12x using a Standard 35 - 420 mm combination...

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    Using the Digital Zoom Press zoom lever toward E)3 and shoot. eThe combined optical and digital zoom factor will appear on the LCD monitor eBased, on the number of recording _ ..plxels set, the Safety Zoom feature J._ _ @ calculates the maximum zoom fac- tor beyond which image quality will begin to deteriorate.

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    You can shoot a subject 3- 10 cm (1.2 -3.9 in.)from the end of the lens at the maximum wide angle setting. With the digital zoom, the image area is 9 x 7 mm (0.35 x 0.28 in.) at maximum zoom (approximately 4.0x).

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    You can set whether or not the red-eye reduction* lamp automatically fires with the flash. *This function reduces the effect of light reflecting back from the eyes and making them appear red. You can shoot with the flash at slow shutter speeds. This is handy for shooting at night or under artificial lighting indoors.

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    (p. 29). • This reflects standard shooting criteria established by Canon. Actual results may vary according to the subject and shooting conditions. • Even if continuous shooting suddenly stops, the memory card may not be full.

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    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. I,'1 ii_ :':+:+71iii_i!iii_ii_ii_ii_i_i_iii_!_iii_ii_i_iiii i_i_i_ii_ii_ii!_i_i_i_iiiiii_:_*_:_ii_i!iii_ii_ii_i!_ii_i!iiiii_ii_iii_ ii!iii_ii_ii _i_lii_!i_!iii_ii_ii_ii_i_i'_i_ii_!_ii: _ii_i ¸¸¸¸¸_:_¸_:¸ instructions, refer to the Direct Print User Guide. For printing Embedding the Date...

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    You can check a composition's horizontal and vertical alignment as well as a 3:2 aspect ratio print range on the LCD monitor by using a shooting guide while shooting. Displays grid lines dividing the monitor into 9 areas, Grid Lines allowing you to check the subject's horizontal and vertical alignment.

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    I ® i ili I,:,',_ The following movie modes are available. For information on the recording pixels and frame rate in each mode, refer to Changing Recording Pixels and Frame Rates (p. 42). If the I_ function is registered to the _ button, you can record a movie by simply pressing the _N button even if the mode switch...

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    • The recording time will vary according to the capacity of the memory card you use (p. 140). * Recording will stop after one hour of continuous recording even if the recorded data volume has not reached 4 GB. Depending on the volume and data writing speed of the memory card, recording may stop before reaching 1 hour or before the recorded data volume has reached 4 GB.

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    !i_i_i_i!iiii_i_i_i!iii_i_;_i_;_i>i>i_i_ii_i!/ii_ !Ymi_ ii@@i_;;?}>>ii!iiiiii_iiiii@ii_i%:;!i_:_:_:_:_:_!imimimimimimimimimi_ ¸¸b>_i i_i!_iiiii_i!iii_i!iii_ii_ e Before recording, you can set the AE lock (p. 49) and exposure shift, 1. Press the IS0 button. The exposure will lock (AE lock) and the exposure shift bar will appear in the LCD monitor. 2.

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    Changing Recording Pixels and Frame Rates You can change the recording pixels and frame rate when the movie mode is set to (Standard), (Color Accent) (Color Swap). Recording Pixels Frame Rates Frame rates indicate the number of frames recorded or played back each second.

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    Changing the Shooting Interval (!_ (Time Lapse))

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    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 adjacent images can be joined into a single panoramic image. FUNC. Menu_ r_*(Auto)_ Ira/!! (Stitch Assist).

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    Use PhotoStitch, a supplied software program, to merge the images on a computer,...

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    131raM l DIAIE mEI W IDm The autofocus frame (AF frame) indicates the area used to set the focus. Select from among the following three focusing methods. You can have the camera automatically detect the position of a face and use this data to set the focus and exposure* while shooting.

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    • The following occurs when [Face Detect] is selected. - The camera displays up to three frames where it has detected a face. At this point, the frame the camera judges to be the main subject appears in white while the others appear in gray.

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    It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. oSubjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings oScenes with a mixture of near and far subjects. oSubjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition oSubjects that are moving quickly oSubjects through glass: Try to shoot as close to the glass as...

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    To Release the AF Lock Press the _/_1_, button. • When shooting with the focus lock or AF lock using the LCD monitor, setting [AiAF] to [Off] (p. 46) makes shooting easier since the camera focuses using the center AF frame only. •...

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    You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set regardless of the composition of your subject. To Release the FE Lock Press the ISO button.

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    L®I Metering Methods Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlit scenes. The camera divides images into several zones for metering. It evaluates Evaluative complex lighting conditions, such as the position of the subject, the brightness, the direct light, and the backlighting, and adjusts the settings to the correct exposure for the main subject.

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    EDiAli mml[elmmlDm Adjust the exposure compensation to a positive value to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background. Adjust the exposure compensation to a negative value to avoid making the subject too bright in night shots or when shot against a dark background.

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    You can set the shutter speed to a slow setting to make dark subjects appear brighter. FUNC. Menu _ Ri]* (Exposure Compensation) _ 0" See Menus and Settings (p. 22). :: _ Default setting. Uset e ÷ o 4_ butto toseectt utte ..

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    • Use the LCD monitor to confirm that the image was recorded at the desired brightness. • Please note that camera shake becomes a factor at low shutter speeds. Shoot with the camera attached to a tripod. • Use of the flash may result in an over-exposed image.

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    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..FUNC. Menu_[_ (Auto). iiiiiliiiiiil/iiiMii/iii/ See Menus and Settings (p. 22). Default setting.

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    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.

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    ii_iii_i!iXi_Xi_Xi_Xi_Xi_Xi_iii_ii: i_ii_i_i _i_i!iXi_i!_i,_,_&_ii_ii!/iii_i!iiiii _iii_!/iii_i_if_ii_ii_il;_i!iii_iii:i_i_i_ _iii_i_i?_ii_iii:_ii_ _,_,_,_,_¸_ • You are recommended to set the shooting mode to and the exposure compensation setting to [+0] before 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).

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    131=a E You can change the look and feel of the pictures you take. My Colors Settings My Colors Off Records normally with this setting. Vivid Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation to record bold colors. Tones down the contrast and color saturation to Neutral record neutral hues.

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    Setting the Camera to a Custom Color Mode This mode allows you to adjust the contrast, sharpness and saturation and the color balance for red, green, blue and skin tones. m (Cus-...

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    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. However, depending on the shooting conditions, the images may appear rough or you may not get the expected color. Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot trial images and check the results.

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    oThe Color Accent mode will take effect. oThe camera will switch to color input mode and the display will alternate between the original image and the color accent image (using the previ- ously set color). Aim the camera so that the color you wish to retain appears at the center...

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    Shooting in the Color Swap Mode Desired Color Original Color (After Swapping) (Before Swapping)

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

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    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. • When [Save Original] is Set to [On] - Only the transformed image displays in the LCD monitor while shooting in the Color Accent or Color...

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    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. • The camera automatically applies noise reduction processinr_l,when you shoot at a high ISO speed.

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    If the camera shake warning icon ) displays while shooting, you can raise the ISO speed simply by pressing the _,v button to record at a shutter speed that avoids the effects of camera shake.

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    You can register a function that you often use with the _v button. The following functions can be registered. Menu Item Menu Item Page Page Not Assigned .1 Disp. Overlay p. 38 Rec. Movie p. 52 p. 39 _-] +/-(Exp.) White Balance p.

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    Using the _N Button...

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    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. When the camera is held vertically to shoot, the Intelligent Orientation sensor judges the upper end to be "up"...

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    131 r aMM mmDWmlDIl You can check whether the image is in focus right after it is recorded. To Cancel Checking the Focus Press the shutter button halfway. • You can delete an image by pressing the _ button while the image is displayed, except in the display position change mode (See Basic Guide, p.

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    Switching between AF Frames/ Changing the Display Position...

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    You can create a new folder at any time and the recorded images will be automatically saved to that folder. Creates a new folder the next time you shoot Create New Folder images. To create an additional folder, insert another check mark. You can also specify a date and time if you wish Auto Create to create a new folder using a shooting time after...

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    Setting the Day or Time for Automatic Folder Creation...

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    The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. You can select how the file number is assigned. File Number Reset Function A number one higher than the last one recorded is assigned to the next image. This is convenient for managing all your images together on a computer because you avoid file name duplication when changing...

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    File and 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. New Folder Created MemoryCardExchanged for Another Memory Card 1...

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    Playback/Erasing Use the touch control dial to select images and perform various operations. See the Basic Guide, p. 4. To Cancel the Magnified Display Press the zoom lever toward 1:_. (You can also cancel it immediately by pressing the MENU button.)

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    Press the zoom lever toward cUp to nine images can be viewed at Selected Image once. ii: I oUse the ÷, ,_, ÷ or ,4" button to change the image selection. Movie 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...

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    You can organize images into prepared categories (People, Scenery, Events, Category 1-3, To Do). At the category level, you can perform the following. elmage searches (p. 79) eSlide Show (p. 93) eProtect (p. 98) eErase (p. 102) eConfigure print settings (p. 104) When working with images (for example, compiling a slide show, erasing or printing), it is convenient to categorize images in the [To Do] category.

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    When you have many images recorded onto a memory card, it is handy to use the six search keys below to jump over images to find the object of your search. Shot Date Jumps to the first image of each shooting date. My Category Jumps to the first image in each category.

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    The defined playback mode will be canceled under the following circumstances. - When classifying categories - When newly saving images that have effects added using the My Colors function, images edited with the Red Eye Correction function, or movies that have been edited.

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    Operating Movie Control Panel Ends playback and returns to single image playback Print (An icon will display when a printer is connected. See the Direct Print User Guide for details.) l_]Play Slow Motion Playback (You can use the ÷ button to slow []_ down or the ,_ button to speed up playback,) Displays the first frame []]]IPrevious...

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    You can delete portions of recorded movies. * When the shooting interval is 1 sec. **When the shooting interval is 2 sec. Select (Edit) in the Movie Editing Panel movie control panel ....iiiiiiiiiii I i / _}il iiiiiiiiii_ _ i!_!!i press -The movie editing panel and the movie editing bar will display.

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    i_:i_i_iii_iH_/_/,_ _ _ _ ___i_i _2ii ! _ i_ _ _ ii_ _ _i_i_ii _i_ii!i_ i i_ i!i _ i!_!_ _% i _ i_ii}i_i_ _ i_i_i_iii _ii __i_ !f+ _":_ili _ i¸i_ _i_i_i_iii_ _!_i_i_d _ _ _: @ !i_¸ii_ i_i _ _ _ii _ _ i_ _ b_'_ _ % i _ i_ii _i_i _,i i_ _ _!_ii_i_ _ _i_ _;!;_ Depending on the movie's file size, it may take some time to save an edited movie.

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    You can select the transition effect displayed when switching between images. No transition effect. The displayed image darkens and the next image gradually brightens until it is displayed. Press the _. button to have the previous image display from the left and the ,_ button to have the next image display from the right.

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    You can correct red eyes in recorded images. However, red eyes may not be automatically detected in some images or the results may not turn out as you intended. Examples: oFaces near the screen edges or faces that appear extremely small, large, dark or bright in relation to the overall image.

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

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    Adding Correction Frames You can add up to a maximum of 35 correction frames.

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    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. 58. Vivid L_ Lighter Skin Tone Neutral Darker Skin Tone Sepia Vivid Blue Vivid Green Positive Film Vivid Red...

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    • When there is not enough space left on the memory card, the My Colors effects cannot be added. • 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.

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    In playback mode (including single image playback and index playback), you can attach sound memos (up to one minute) to an image. The sound data is saved in the WAVE format. Sound Memo Panel Record PI] Pause I_l Play...

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    Erase Select [Erase] in the confirmation screen and press the FUNC./SET button. You can record a continuous sound memo for up to approximately 2 hours without taking a picture. (Play) Menu _ LOJ. See Menus and Settings (p. 23). Select (Record) press ¢)

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    Sound Recorder Panel Use the 4" or ._ button to select an option and press FUNC./SET. Exit Record Stop Play (Use the 41 = or 4," button to select a sound memo and then press the FUNC./SET button.) Rewind (Holding down the FUNC./SET button fast rewinds.

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    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. Plays images bearing a specified date in Date order.

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    Transition Effects You can select the transition effect used when one image is replaced by another. No transition effect. The new image gradually brightens as it moves upward from the bottom. The new image first appears in a cross shape and gradually /Era expands to display the full image.

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    Select a date/category/folder to play back Select [_---7 _, or r_ press ÷ or + button to select a date/ category/folder to play back press button. eTo cancel the selection: press the FUNC./SET button again. oMultiple selections can be made for the date/category/ folder.

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    Selecting Images for Playback (511- Jl) 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.

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    Adjusting the Play Time and Repeat Settings ePlay 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. * Default setting. oRepeat Sets whether the slide show stops when all the slides have been displayed or continues until stopped.

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    You can protect important images and movies from accidental erasu re. You can configure the protection settings for each Select image singly while viewing them. Select by Date You can protect the images from a specified date. You can protect the images in a specified Select by Category category.

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    _i Select the image, date, category or folder protect press • [Select] ® Use the ÷ or ,_ button to selec_ an imaae and nress the FUNC./SET "'"' "'"'" button. ° -PgaSSingthe_ sFUeN Cs J tSti nEgbutt°n als° pr°tectiiagesin -Y°u'can I nll,n ..

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    You can register a function that you often use to the [_] button. The following functions can be registered. Function Reference Page Standard* Basic p. 10 Slide Show p. 93 Sound Recorder p. 91 *Default setting (It can be used to switch between power off/playback mode/shoot- ing mode) (Play)

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    You can play back images on a television with the supplied AV cable. Turn off the Camera and the TV. Connect the AV cable camera's A/V OUT ter- minal. • Use the toggle on the wrist strap or slip a fingernail under the edge of the camera's DIGITAL terminal cover, lift up and plug the interface cable in all the way.

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    You can erase images from a memory card. Select Erase images after selecting them one at a time. Erases images corresponding to the selected Select by Date date. Select by Category Erases images in the selected category. Select by Folder Erases images in the selected folder.

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    Select image, date, category or folder press i e[Select] Use the + or + button to select an image and press the FUNC./SET button. - Pressing the FUNC./SET button again cancels the setting. - You can also erase images in the index playback mode. ii e[Select by Date] [Select by Category] [Select by Folder]...

  • Page 106

    Print Settings/Transfer Settings Use the touch control dial to select images and perform various operations. See the Basic Guide, p. 4. You can select images on a memory card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. The settings used on the camera comply with the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standards.

  • Page 108

    • Images are printed in order according to the file number. • A maximum of 998 images can be selected. • If you are connected to a printer, the _,N button will light blue while you are selecting images. You can start printing at this point by pressing the _N button, confirming that [Print] is selected and pressing the FUNC./SET...

  • Page 109

    Setting the Print Style After setting the print style, select the image(s) to print. The following print settings can be selected. *Default setting Standard* Prints one image per page. Prints the selected images together at a Index Print Type reduced size in an index format. Prints the images in both the standard and W--]_--1 Both index formats.

  • Page 110

    • Images with date imprints created by (Postcard Date Imprint Mode) (p. 37) will have the date imprinted regardless of the [Date] setting. Accordingly, the date may be printed twice if [Date] is set to [On]. • Dates print in the style specified in the [Date/Time] menu (p.

  • Page 111

    ÷ or + button to select an image transfer press Fslic, • ePressing the FUNC./SET button TransferSelection again deselects the setting ....eYou can also select images in the index playback mode. All the Images on a Memory Card (Play) Menu_ ..

  • Page 112

    Customizing t heCamera(MyCameraSettings) Use the touch control dial to select images and perform various operations. See the Basic Guide, p. 4. 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 113

    Images recorded onto the memory card and newly recorded sounds can be added as My Camera settings to the I_1 and _ menu items. You can also use the supplied software to upload your computer's images and sounds to the camera. A computer is required to restore the My Camera settings to the defaults.

  • Page 114

    oTo cancel registering, select [Cancel]. See the supplied Software Starter Guide for more information on creating and adding to the My Camera data.

  • Page 115

    Troubleshooting Power is not turned on. ePress the power button (Basic Guide p. 11). Memory card slot/battery oConfirm that the memory card slot/ cover is open. battery cover is securely closed (Basic Guide p. 7). Battery charge insufficient • Insert a fully charged battery into the to operate camera camera (Basic Guide p.

  • Page 116

    If [Power Saving] is set to [Display Off], the power saving function will shut down the LCD monitor while shooting mode. Incompatible image oChange the start-up image in the My been selected as the Camera settings (p. 110) or use the start-up image in the My...

  • Page 117

    A slow shutter speed has oRaise the ISO speed (p. 65). likely been selected oSet the Auto ISO Shift to [On] because of insufficient (p. 66). lighting. oSet the flash to a setting other than (Flash Off) (Basic Guide p. 15). oSet the self-timer (Basic Guide p.

  • Page 118

    (p. 29). formatted correctly. •If reformatting does not work, the memory card logic circuits may be damaged. Consult the nearest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. write protected. The camera moves when oConfirm the procedures in " the shutter button is appears"...

  • Page 119

    Insufficient light for • Set the flash to I_ (flash on) (Basic shooting. Guide p. 15). eSet the exposure compensation to a The subject is underexposed because positive (+) setting (p. 52). the surroundings are too eUse AE lock or use the spot metering bright.

  • Page 120

    Light from the flash has oThis is a phenomenon that occurs reflected off dust particles with digital cameras and does not or insects in the air. This constitute a malfunction. is particularly noticeable when shooting using the wide angle. Light is reflected back oSet the [Red-Eye] function to [On] from the eyes when the and shoot (p.

  • Page 121

    Memory card slot/battery oFirst close the memory card slot/ cover was opened with battery cover and then turn the power on. power on and then off again. (Basic Guide p. 7). The following types of oAIthough the recording time may not memory cards are used.

  • Page 122

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

  • Page 123

    Memory card was oUse a memory card formatted in formatted in another your camera (p. 29). device. Battery is not being used oSee Battery Handling Precautions to its full capacity. (p. 127). Battery life exceeded if oReplace the battery with a new one battery loses its charge (Basic Guide p.

  • Page 124

    Camera and printer not oAttach the camera to the printer properly connected, securely with the supplied cable. Printer power is off. oTurn on the printer. incorrect Prini c0nnecti0nl the _ (setuP) menU' seiect [Print Method] and select [Auto] (p. 27).

  • Page 125

    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.

  • Page 126

    oThe file name could not be created because there is a file with the same name as the folder that the camera is attempting to create, or the highest possible file number has already been reached. In the Set up menu, set the File Numbering option to [Auto Reset];...

  • Page 127

    oYou attempted to rotate an image recorded in a different camera or data type, or an image edited with a computer. oA sound memo cannot be added to this image since the data type of the existing sound memo is incorrect, or the sound memo cannot be played back.

  • Page 128

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

  • Page 129

    Appendix The following icon and message will display. Change the battery pack Battery charge is low. Battery charge is insufficient to Recharge it as soon as operate the camera. Replace possible if it will be used for the battery immediately. an extended period.

  • Page 130

    • It takes approximately 1 hour 30 minutes to fully charge the battery from a depleted state (based on Canon's testing standards). , Charging it within a temperature range of 5 - 40 °C (41 - 104 °F) is recommended.

  • Page 131

    Write Protect Tab Slide the switch Slide the switch down (you can protect the images and other 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 132

    • 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, or peripheral devices may not operate correctly in this camera.

  • Page 133

    It is best to power the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 (sold separately) when you are using it for long periods of time or connecting it to a computer. _i _ _€onnect the POwer COrd tO the compact power adapter first then...

  • Page 134: Please Read

    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 135

    • Before attaching the bracket to the flash, check that the lithium battery (CR123A or DL123)is installed. • 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 136

    Never use thinners, benzine, detergents or water to clean the camera. These substances may distort or damage the equipment. Camera Body Gently wipe dirt off the camera body with a soft cloth or eyeglass lens wiper. Lens First use a lens blower brush to remove dust and dirt, then remove any remaining dirt by wiping the lens lightly with a soft cloth.

  • Page 137

    All data is based on Canon's standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShot SD750 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS 75 (W): Max. wide angle (T): Max. telephoto Camera Effective Approx. 7.1 million Pixels Image Sensor 1/2.5-inch type CCD (Total number of pixels: Approx.

  • Page 138

    ISO Speed .1 Auto .2, High ISO Auto .2, ISO 80/100/200/400/ 800/1600 "1 Standard Output Sensitivity, Recommended Exposure Index. *2 Camera automatically sets the optimal speed. White Balance Auto, Day Light, Cloudy, Tungsten, Fluorescent, Fluorescent H or Custom Built-in Flash Auto*, On*, Off * Red-eye reduction, FE Lock and slow synchro available...

  • Page 139

    Compression Superfine, Fine, Normal Number of Large: 3072 x 2304 pixels Recording Pixels Medium 1: 2592 x 1944 pixels (Still Images) Medium 2: 2048 x 1536 pixels Medium 3: 1600 x 1200 pixels Small: 640 x 480 pixels Postcard: 1600 x 1200 pixels Widescreen: 3072 x 1728 pixels Number of...

  • Page 140

    1 min.), Movie (edit/slow motion play back possible) or Sound Recorder (up to 2 hours sound-only recording/playback possible). 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. Interface USB 2.0 Hi-Speed (mini-B)

  • Page 141

    Power is left off for a sufficient amount of time*, then the power is turned back on and the testing procedure is repeated. oA Canon-brand memory card is used. *Until the battery returns to normal temperature Playback: Normal temperature (23 °C + 2 °C/73 °F + 3.6 °F),...

  • Page 142

    3072 x 1728 pixels • Capable of smooth continuous shooting (p. 36) 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.

  • Page 143

    Movie Frame Recording 32MB SDC-128M SDC-512MSH Pixels Rate 14 sec. 1 min. 1 sec. 3 min. 57 sec. Standard (640x 480 pixels) 27 sec. 1 rain. 56 sec. 7 rain. 30 sec. 38 sec. 2 min. 42 sec. 10 min. 29 sec. Color Accent (320x 240 pixels) 1 min.

  • Page 144

    Image Data Sizes (Estimated) Compression Recording Pixels (3072 x 2304 pixels) 3045 KB 1897 KB 902 KB (2592 x 1944 pixels) 2503 KB 1395 KB 695 KB (2048 x 1536 pixels) 1602 KB 893 KB 445 KB (1600 x 1200 pixels) 1002 KB 558 KB 278 KB...

  • Page 145

    SD Memory Card Interface Compatible with SD memory card standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 2.1 mm (1.26 x 0.94 x 0.08 in.) Weight Approx. 2 g (0.07 oz.) MultiMediaCard Interface Compatible with MultiMediaCard standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0 x 1.4 mm (1.26 x 0.94 x 0.06 in.) Weight Approx.

  • Page 146

    Compact Power Adapter CA-DCIO (Included with the separately sold AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10) Rated Input 100 - 240 V AC (50/60 Rated Output 4.3 V DC, 1.5 A 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 Approx.

  • Page 147: Using The Lcd Monitor

    INDEX DPOF Transfer Order ..108 Numerics 3:2 Guide ....... Erasing All Images ....... AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC10 .. 131 Single Images ..Basic 3, 20 Add Frame ......Exposure ....... AE Lock ......... Exposure Shift ...... AF Frame ....... 15, 46 AF Lock .........

  • Page 148: Menus And Settings, Menu List

    Reset All ........ Review ........Macro ....... Basic 3, 16 Rotate ........Magnifying ......Memory Card Estimated Capacities ..140 Self-Timer ..... Basic 17 Formatting ....29, 130 Set up Menu ......Handling ......Shooting Mode Inserting ..... Basic 7 Auto ......

  • Page 149

    Time Zone ...... 20, 27 Basic 3, 4 Touch Control Dial ..Transition Effects Playback ......Slide Show ..........101 Video System White Balance ....... Wide Angle ....Basic 15 Wrist Strap ...... Basic 1 Zoom ......Basic 15...

  • Page 150

    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 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516)328-5600 Canadian Radio Interference Regulations This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003.

  • Page 151

    Battery Charger CB-2LV 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.

  • Page 152

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

  • Page 153: Continuous Shooting, Modes, Function

    FunctionsAvailablein EachShootingMode Configure the settings to the shooting conditions and shoot. Function mm q Large Medium 1 Medium 2 p. 30 Recording Medium 3 Pixels Small Postcard iii!_i]i_i!!!!ii!i ]j!i_i_!_!j!_ii_i Widescreen Movie p. 42 Super Fine Compression Fine p. 30 le"l i iiiiii!iiiiH_iii!ii!!Hii!!i! ii!_iUji ili!_1!1!1 Normal Frame Rate...

  • Page 154: Button, Settings, Camera

    Function Page Evaluative o iii!i!i iil Metering p. 51 Method CenterWeightedAvg. Spot 0 (2) ..Exposure Compensation p. 52 ..0(8) Exposure Shift p. 41 Long Shutter p. 53 ..White Balance __(12) _(12) __(12) p. 55 My Colors p. 58 Save Original p.

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