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Camera User Guide
Before
use
be sure to read this c
including
the
_recautions.
This guide will familiarize
use the
camera
correctly.
Keep the guide handy
for future reference.

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  • Page 1 CaHOH 7_ow_,-Sho, G 1X Camera User Guide Before be sure to read this c including _recautions. This guide will familiarize use the camera correctly. Keep the guide handy for future reference.
  • Page 3 Set your preferred shutter speed before shooting as follows. The camera automatically adjusts the aperture value tosuit your shutter speed. For d etails on available shutter speeds, see "Specifications" inthe Getting Started guide. Enter mode. Set the mode dial to TV. Set the shutter speed.
  • Page 4 Set your preferred aperture value before shooting as follows. The camera automatically adjusts the shutter speed to suit your aperture value. For details on available aperture values, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. Enter AV mode. Set the mode dial to AV. Set the aperture value.
  • Page 5 Follow these steps before shooting to set your preferred shutter speed aperture value to obtain the desired exposure. For details on available shutter speeds and aperture values, see "Specifications" in the Getting Started guide. EnterM mode. Set the mode dial to _V_. Configure the setting.
  • Page 6 Specific Shutter Speeds and Aperture Values (M Mode) M: Manual Calculation of standard exposure is based on the specified metering method (p. 94). You can customize camera operation so that turning the 0 dial changes shutter speed and turning the _ dial changes the aperture value (p.
  • Page 7 ® .._i i_ii_i_i_i_i_i_i_i_!i_iii_i_i_!_ _!!!:i!!!i'i!!!_i_ii_!i i_ii_;;il !ii_ii_!i ili_ii_ii_ii_ii_ii_ii_i'_:! _ _,'_!'i_i_iii!_ii_!i_ii_i;iii! !_i_i_!!!_i !! !! !i!ii_i i! iiil !_iiiii i!i iil !_iiiii i! ii il!_!_!! Customize what information is shown in various display modes (switched pressing the "_" button), and whether or not the information is shown on the LCD monitor...
  • Page 8 Customization for Shooting Styles Settings will not be saved if you press the shutter button halfway return to the shooting screen from the custom display settings screen. Grayed-out items can also be specified, but they may not be displayed in some shooting modes.
  • Page 9 Customization for Shooting Styles @ Assignable Functions Functions you can assign to the front dial and control dial vary depending shooting mode. On the setting screen, you can assign aspect ratio switching (p. 56), white balance correction (p. 100), step zoom (p. 105), or i-Contrast (p.
  • Page 10 iiiiiiiii_ iiiiiiiii_ iiiiiiiii_ c°stom,zot,oo,orsho iiiii _il;::;;_iiii!i_iiiii_ii!iii!iiii_i_iiii!i !ilii ¸i i_i_i _!i!!i!!i!!i!!i!!i!!i!!!iiii!iliiiiiiiiilil;ili!iiii_ _ i!i!ii_!_!iiii!_!i!i_iiiiiiiiiii_i_!i_!iii_ ¸i i@ @ii_i_ii!i_i_ii!i!i;:;!;_: ¸i ii i ! ! !_ Access the setting screen. MENU Press the button, choose [Set Shortcut button] on the 0 tab, and then press the @ button (p.
  • Page 11 Customization for Shooting Styles ®_Saving Shooting Settings Save commonly used shooting modes and your configured function settings for reuse. To access saved settings later, simply turn the mode dial to C1 Even settings that are usually cleared when you switch shooting modes or turn the camera off (such as self-timer...
  • Page 12 Customization for Shooting Styles To edit saved settings (except their shooting mode), choose C2, change the settings, and then repeat steps 2 - 3. These setting details are not applied in other shooting modes. % cieari;_ {o; ma tio n'yo aves av edt o C r C 2a nd'r e siore de fau itv a iues:..
  • Page 13 Customization for Shooting Styles Rearrangethe menulistorder, needed. Press the Av buttons or turn the _ dial to choose [Sort], and then press the @ button. Press the Av buttons or turn the _ dial to choose a menu to move, and then press the button.
  • Page 15 After shooting images or movies, you can view them on the screen as follows. Enter Playback mode. Press the [] button. Your last shot is displayed. Browse through your images. To view the previous image, press the 4 button or turn the O dial counterclockwise. To view the next image, press the ), button or turn the O dial clockwise.
  • Page 16 Viewing Play movies. To start playback, press the @ button to access the movie control panel, choose (either press the 4 _ buttons or turn the • dial), and then press the @ button again. Adjust the volume. Press the Av buttons to adjust the volume.
  • Page 17 Viewing Press the "v- button to view other information on the screen, or to hide the information. For details on the information displayed, see p. 222. No information is Simple Detailed Enables you to check displayed Information Information the focus (p. 139)* Display Display *Not shown for movies.
  • Page 18 Viewing RGB Histogram To view an RGB histogram, press the ,_ button in detailed information display. RGB histogram shows the distribution shades of red, green, and blue in an image. The horizontal axis represents R, G, or B brightness, and the vertical axis, how much of the image is at that level of brightness.
  • Page 19 Viewing Zoom in or out, or view other image areas,. As you examine the focus, use the zoom lever to zoom in or out. Press the ,,Lv,_ buttons to adjust the display position. a ENU Press the button to restore the original display in step 1.
  • Page 20 Navigating Through images in an index By displaying multiple images in an index, you can quickly find the images are looking for. Display images in an index. Move the zoom lever toward _ to display images in an index. Moving the lever again will increase the number...
  • Page 21 Browsing and Filtering images @ Filtering Display by .._, .._, _, or Choose filter conditions. In single-image display, press the _ button, and then press the A'v" buttons to choose search filter (jump method). When filtering by t_, or ..t_,_,press the buttons to choose a filter condition.
  • Page 22 Browsing Filtering images @Jumping by _ or _ images Choose a jump method in single-image display by pressing the _ button and then pressing the Av buttons. Press the _ _ buttons to use the specified jump method. Press the MENU button to restore single- image...
  • Page 23 Browsing and Filtering images ;_Y_Viewing individual Images in a Group Grouped images shot in _ mode (p. 85) are generally displayed together, but they can also be viewed individually. Choose an image group. Press the 4_ buttons or turn the O dial to choose an image labeled and then...
  • Page 24 9_ Magnifyi.g images Magnify an image. Moving the zoom lever toward O, will zoom in and magnify the image. You can magnify images up to about 10x by continuing to hold the zoom lever. To zoom out, move the zoom lever toward You can return to single-image display...
  • Page 25 image Viewing Options Automatically play back images from a memory card as follows. Access the setting screen. MENU Press the button and choose [Slideshow] on the [] tab (p. 41 ). Configure the setting. Choose a menu item to configure, and then choose the desired...
  • Page 26 image Viewing Options _Au'to Playback of Similar images (Smart Shuffle) Based on the current image, the camera offers four images similar to it that you may wish to view. After you choose to view one of those images, camera offers four more images. This is an enjoyable way to play back images...
  • Page 27 Protect important images to prevent accidental erasure by the camera (pp. 152). Access the setting screen. MENU Press the button, and then choose [Protect] on the [] tab (p. 41 ). Choose a selection method. Choose a menu item and a setting as desired (p.
  • Page 28 Protecting images Choosing images individually Choose [Select]. Following step 2 on p. 148, choose [Select] and press the @ button. image. Choose Press the _ buttons or turn the _ dial to choose an image, and then press the @ button.
  • Page 29 Protecting images Choose [Select Range]. Following step 2 on p. 148, choose [Select Range] and press the @ button. Choose a starting image. Press the @ button. Press the 4 _ buttons or turn the O dial to choose an image, and then press the @ button.
  • Page 30 Protecting images ..Protect the images. Press the v button to choose [Protect], then press the @ button. u cai_isoc_ oose i6efir_ _ oria s{i n i a ge by{u ri_ii_ i_ _;_e _ hetop..screen in steps 2 and 3 is displayed. Choose [All images].
  • Page 31 You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. Be careful when erasing images, because they cannot be recovered. Choose an image to erase. Press the _ buttons or turn the O dial to choose an image. Erase the images. Press the _ button.
  • Page 32 Erasing images @ Choosing images individually Choose [Select]. Following step 2 on p. 152, choose [Select] and press the @ button. Choose an image. Once you follow step 2 on p. 149 to choose an image, _# is displayed. To cancel erasure, press the @ button...
  • Page 33 Erasing images @ Specifying All images at Once Choose [All images]. Following step 2 on p. 152, choose [All Images] and press the @ button. Erase the images. Press the ,_ buttons or turn the O dial to choose [OK], and then press the @ button.
  • Page 34 Change the orientation of images and save them as follows. Choose [Rotate]. MENU Press the button, and then choose [Rotate] on the [] tab (p. 41). Rotate the image. Press the 4)' buttons or turn the _ dial to choose an image.
  • Page 35 Rotating images Images cannot be rotated when you set [Auto Rotate] to [Off]. Additionally, images already rotated will be displayed in the original orientation. In Smart Shuffle (p. 147) mode, even if [Auto Rotate] is set to [Off], images shot vertically will be displayed vertically, and rotated images...
  • Page 36 You can tag images as favorites and assign them to My Category (p. 158). By choosing a category in filtered playback, you can restrict the following operations to all of those images. Viewing (p. 136), Viewing Slideshows (p. 146), Protecting Images (p.
  • Page 37 image Categories _" Organizing images by Category (My Category ) You can organize images into categories. Note that images are automatically categorized at the time of shooting, according to shooting conditions. _t_ :images with detected faces, or images shot in $,1 or _ mode.
  • Page 38 image Categories Choose a category. Press the Av buttons to choose category, and then press the @ button. is displayed. To cancel selection, press the @ button again. is no longer displayed. Repeat this process to choose additional images. Finish the setup process. MENU Press the button.
  • Page 39 mage editing (pp. 160 - 164) is only available when the memory card has sufficient free space. Save a copy of images at a lower resolution. Choose [Resize]. MENU Press the button, and then choose [Resize] on the [] tab (p. 4I). Choose an image.
  • Page 40 Editing Still images Editing is not possible for images saved as XS in step 3. RAW images cannot be edited. Images cannot be resized to a higher resolution. _'_ Cropping You can specify a portion of an image to save as a separate image file.
  • Page 41 Editing is not possible for images shot at a resolution of S (P. 57) or resized to XS (p. 160). RAW images cannot be edited. Images supported for cropping will have the same aspect ratio after cropping. Cropped images will have a smaller resolution than uncropped images. You can adjust image colors and then save the edited image as a separate...
  • Page 42 Editing Still images y Correcting image Brightness {i=Contrast) Excessively dark image areas (such as faces or backgrounds) can be detected and automatically adjusted to the optimal brightness. Insufficient overall image contrast is also automatically corrected, to make subjects stand out better. Choose from four correction levels, and then save the image as a separate...
  • Page 43 Automatically corrects images affected by red-eye. You can save the corrected image as a separate file. Choose [Red=Eye Correction]. MENU Press the button, and then choose [Red-Eye Correction] on the [] tab (p. 4I). Choose an image. Press the _ buttons or turn the _ dial to...
  • Page 44 You can cut movies to remove unneeded portions at the beginning or end. Choose _. Following steps 1 - 3 on p. 136, choose and press the @ button. The movie editing panel and editing bar are now displayed. Movie Editing Panel Specify portions to cut.
  • Page 45 Editing Movies Save the edited movie. Press the ,_'_ buttons to choose ['3, and then press the @ button. Press the ,_'_ buttons or turn the O dial to choose [New File], and then press the @ button. The movie is now saved as a new file. To overwrite the original movie with the cut one, choose...
  • Page 47 Functions can be configured on the _t tab. Customize commonly used functions as desired, for greater convenience (p. 41). Silence camera sounds and movies as follows. Choose [Mute], and then choose [On]. 6pei_{i canalso i_e silence yi_oi_iii_g_iown_e i_u_io;_s you{ur _e... camera on.
  • Page 48 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions _J Customizing Sounds Customize camera operating sounds as follows. Choose [Sound Options], and then press the button. Choose an item, and then press the 4_' buttons to choose an option. Preset sounds 1, 2 (cannot be modified) Preset sounds Can be changed by using the included software.
  • Page 49 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Adjust screen brightness as follows. Choose [LCD Brightness], and then press the buttons to adjust the brightness. For maximum brightness, press and hoid the "_ button for at least one second when the shooting screen is displayed or when in single-image display. (This will override the [LCD Brightness] setting on the _'1"tab.) To restore the original brightness, press and hold the "_"button again for at least one second or restart the camera.
  • Page 50 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions @ Customizing the Start=up Screen Access the [Start=up image] screen in Playback mode. Press the [] button. Following the previous procedure, choose [3] and press the @ button. Choose one of your shots. Choose an image and press the @ button.
  • Page 51 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Format the memory card. To begin the formatting process, press ,_'_ buttons or turn the _ dial to choose [OK], and then press the @ button. When formatting is finished, [Memory card formatting complete] is displayed. Press the button.
  • Page 52 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions _" File Numbering Your shots are automatically numbered in sequential order (0001 - 9999) and saved in folders that store up to 2,000 images each. You can change how the camera assigns file numbers. Choose [File Numbering], and then choose an option.
  • Page 53 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions The lens is normally retracted for safety about one minute after you press the button in Shooting mode (p. 36). To have the lens retracted immediately after you press the [] button, set the retraction timing to [0 sec.]. Choose [Lens Retract], and then choose...
  • Page 54 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions To ensure that your shots will have the correct local date and time when you travel abroad, simply register the destination in advance and switch to that time zone. This convenient feature eliminates the need to change the Date/ Time setting manually.
  • Page 55 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions _' Date Time Adjust the date and time as follows. Access the [Date/Time] screen. Choose [Date/Time], and then press the @ button. Configure the setting. Press the _ buttons to choose an item, and then adjust the setting, either by pressing ,_'_ buttons...
  • Page 56 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Access the [Electronic Level] screen. Choose [Electronic Level], and then press the button. Calibrate the electronic level. Choose [Calibrate] and press the @ button. A confirmation message is displayed. Choose [OK], and then press the @ button.
  • Page 57 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Enter a name. Press the AY 4 _ buttons or turn the _) dial to choose a character, and then press the @ button to enter it. Up to 63 characters can be used. Press the _ button to delete single characters.
  • Page 58 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions _J Display Language Change the display language as needed. Access the [Language] screen. Choose [Language@'_- ], and then press the button. Configure the setting. Press the ,_,Y'_ _ buttons or turn the _ dial to choose a language, and then press the @ button.
  • Page 59 Adjusting Basic Camera Functions _'1 _ tab settings [Time Zone] (p. 175), [Date/Time] (p. 176), [Language_'_- ] (p. 179), [Video System] (p. 186), and the image assigned to [Start-up Image] (p. 170) Custom white balance data you have recorded (p. 101) Colors chosen in Color Accent (p.
  • Page 61 Charge the battery on (or immediately before) the day of Charged batteries gradually lose their charge, even when they are not used. You can easily check the charge state of the battery by attaching the cover so that A is visible on a charged battery, and attaching it so that ,A is not visible on an uncharged battery.
  • Page 62 Optional Accessories The battery charger and AC adapter kit can be used in areas with 100 - 240 V AC power (50/60 Hz). For power outlets in a different format, use a commercially available adapter for the plug. Never use an electrical transformer designed traveling,...
  • Page 63 Optional Accessories Used to attach a Macro Twin Lite flash to the camera..Off=Camera Shoe Cord OC=E3 ....Bracket BKT=DCl camera.USed to attach a Macro Twin Lite flash to the ... Macrolite Adapter MLA=DCI Used to attach a Macro Ring Lite or Macro Twin Lite flash to the camera.
  • Page 64 Filter Adapter FA-DC580 Adapter required when mounting a 58 mm filter......................... Canon Lens Filter (58 mm alia.) Protects the lens and enables a variety shooting effects. time. _ Printers Canon PictBridge=Compatible Printers...
  • Page 65 By connecting the camera to a TV, you can view your shots on the larger screen of the TV. For details on connection or how to switch inputs, refer to the TV manual. @ Playback on a Standard=Definition Connecting the camera to a TV with the Stereo AV Cable AVC-DC400ST (sold separately)
  • Page 66 Using Optional Accessories i p_;_j .... _"_¼_i ......Turnthe camera on..: ::_ Images from the camera are now displayed Press the [] button to turn the camera ....................... on the TV. (Nothing is displayed on the camera screen.) When finished,...
  • Page 67 Using Optiona_ Accessories Display images. Follow steps 3 - 4 on p. 186 to display images. HDTV. @ Controlling the Camera with a TV Remote Connecting the camera to an HDMI CEC-compatible TV enables playback (including slideshow playback) using the TV remote control.
  • Page 68 Using Optional Accessories ® Camera Control Panel Options Shown on the TV Return Closes the menu. Displays sets of images shot in _ mode (p. 85). (Only Group Playback displayed when a grouped image is selected.) Play Movie Starts movie playback. (Only displayed when a movie is selected.) Slideshow Starts slideshow playback.
  • Page 69 Using Optional Accessories insert the coupler. Follow step 2 on p. 15 to open the cover, and then insert the coupler as shown until it locks into place..Close the cover ((_)) making sure the coupler cable fits into the coupler cable port ((_)) and press downward until it clicks...
  • Page 70 iiiiiiiii_ iiiiiiiii_ iiiiiiiii_ 0s,°0opt,o°o, Aooossor iiiii .._!_i ¸!_i_ii_i_i!_i!iiii_iii ¸_i_i_iiiii!i!_ii!_i_i_i_!i_i_iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii _;!_!;i_i_i!_i!i!i!ii_iiiiiiiii ¸IIII!! For wide-angle shots of backlit subjects without using the flash, attach optional Lens Hood LH-DC70 to prevent light outside the angle of view from entering the lens. Attach the hood. Align the lens hood mark ((_) with the camera...
  • Page 71 We recommend the use of genuine Canon filters (58 mm dia.). When not using auto focus to shoot, set the manual focus option [Safety MF] to [On]. If you use the built-in flash with the filter adapter attached,...
  • Page 72 Speedlite 320EX flash is available. This camera does not support some Speedlite EX series functions. Non-EX series Canon flash units may not fire correctly or may not fire at all, in some cases. Use of non-Canon flash units (especially high-voltage...
  • Page 73 Using Optional Accessories @ Speedlite 580EX il/430EX lI!320EX/270EX These optional flash units can provide bright lighting and meet a variety flash photography needs. Attach the flash unit to the hot iii¸ ¸' shoe. Turn the flash on, and then turn the camera on.
  • Page 74 Using Optional Accessories _et{ings _or i _eL;uii_i_ ..flash is attached, because that setting screen is no longer accessible. You can also access the setting screen by pressing the _ button for at least one second. Flash settings in ,_ shooting mode can be configured just as they are in p mode.
  • Page 75 Using Optional Accessories i_i ..:::i!iii_ii!!!i ¸¸¸ Attach the macrolite adapter. Align the ® mark on the macrolite adapter with the • mark on the camera, and then turn the adapter in the direction of the arrows until it locks in place. To remove the adapter, hold down the ring release...
  • Page 76 Using Optional Accessories Set [ND Filter] to [On] (p. 99). Configure the external flash. Follow step 5 on p. 194 to adjust the settings. Keep cords (from the macro ring lite) away from flash heads. When using a tripod, adjust the position of the legs to prevent them from coming into contact...
  • Page 77 Using Optional Accessories of the bracket. Align the bracket screw with the tripod socket on the bottom of the ..... Attach the bracket to the camera. camera, and then tighten the screw to secure Slide the other bracket screw to the outer end Attach the off=camera shoe cord to the camera.
  • Page 78 Using Optional Accessories Configure the external flash and settings on the camera. Follow steps 5 - 9 on p. 196 to configure settings. Keep cords (from the macro twin lite and off-camera shoe cord) away from flash heads. When using a tripod, adjust the position of the legs to prevent them from coming...
  • Page 79 Using Optional Accessories @ Camera Settings Available with an External Flash (Sold Separately) The following settings are available in P, TV, or_V_ mode. In other shooting modes, only [Red-Eye Corr.] and [Red-Eye Lamp] can be configured. (The flash is adjusted and fired automatically, as needed.) Flash Mode...
  • Page 80 Using Optional Accessories *6 For options other than On/Off, configure the setting on the flash unit itself. Not available with Speedlite 430EX 11/320EX/270EX II, Macro Ring Lite MR-14EX, or Macro Twin Lite MT-24EX. When this setting is set to [On], [Shutter Sync.] cannot be set to [2nd- curtain].
  • Page 81 A Canon SELPHY CP series compact photo printer is used here for the sake of illustration. Screens displayed and available functions vary by printer.
  • Page 82 When you are finished printing, turn the camera and printer off and disconnect interface cable. For Canon PictBridge-compatible RAW images cannot be printed. printers (sold separately), see p. 185. _<'Configuring Print Settings Access the printing screen. After following steps 1 - 5 on p. 202 to...
  • Page 83 Specify the paper size, layout, and other details (p. 205). @ Cropping images Before Printing (Trimming) By cropping images before printing, you can print a desired image area instead of the entire image. Choose [Trimming]. After following step 1 on p. 203 to access printing screen, choose...
  • Page 84 Printing images Print the image. On the screen in step 1, press the Av buttons or turn the _ dial to choose [Print], and then press the @ button. Cropping may not be possible at small image sizes, or at some aspect ratios.
  • Page 85 Printing Images Choose a layout. Press the ,_v buttons or turn the • dial to choose an option. When choosing [N-up], press the 4_ buttons to specify the number of images per sheet. Press the @ button. Print the image. @ Available Layout Options Bordered...
  • Page 86 You can also print the folder number, file number, and elapsed time for the frame by setting [Caption] to [On]. button. _" [ID Photo] and [Sequence] are not available with Canon PictBridge-cempatible printer models earlier than CP720 and CP730.
  • Page 87 Printing images y_Addi_ilg Images to Print Orders {DPOF) Batch printing (p. 211 ) and ordering prints from a photo development service can be set up on the camera. Choose up to 998 images on a memory card and configure relevant settings, such as the number of copies, as follows.
  • Page 88 No.] at the same time. The date is printed in a format matching setting details in [Date/Time] on the _1" tab, accessible by pressing the MENU button (p. 18). Index printing is not available on some Canon PictBridge-compatible printers (sold separately).
  • Page 89 Printing images @ Setting Up Printing for individual images Choose [Select images & Qty.]. MENU Press the button, choose [Select Images & Qty.] on the r_ tab, and then press the @ button. Choose an image. Press the _ buttons or turn the _ dial to choose...
  • Page 90 Printing images Configure the print settings. Press the Av buttons to choose [Order], and then press the @ button. ® Setting Up Printing for All images Choose [Select All images]. Following step 1 on p. 210, choose [Select All Images] and press the @ button.
  • Page 91 Before using an Eye-Fi card, always confirm that local use is permitted (p. 3). Inserting a prepared Eye-Fi card enables automatic wireless transfer images to a computer or uploading to a photo-sharing website. Images are transferred by the Eye-Fi card. Refer to the card's user manual contact the manufacturer for instructions...
  • Page 92 Using an Eye-Fi Card transfer. Choosing o_ mode will interrupt the Eye-Fi connection. Although the Eye-Fi connection wilt be restored after you choose another shooting mode or enter Playback mode, the camera may transfer any movies made in ,_ mode again. Checking Connection information...
  • Page 93 Using an Eye=Fi Card...
  • Page 95 (p. 16). The battery is swollen. Battery swelling is normal and does not pose any safety concerns. However, if battery swelling prevents the battery from fitting in the camera, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Display on a TV...
  • Page 96 Troubleshooting _. flashes on the screen when the shutter button is pressed, and shooting is not possible (p. 47). is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway (p. 46). Set [IS mode] to [Continuous] (p. 120). Raise the flash and set the flash mode to _ (p. 116). Increase the ISO speed (p.
  • Page 97 Troubleshooting Shots mook grainy. Lower the ISO speed (p. 95). High ISO speeds in some shooting modes may cause grainy images (p. 70). Subjects are affected by red=eye (p. 58). Set [Red-Eye Lamp] to [On] (p. 65) to activate the red-eye reduction lamp (p. 4) in flash shots.
  • Page 98 Troubleshooting Playback stops, or audio skips. Switch to a memory card that you have performed low-level formatting on with the camera (p. 172). There may be brief interruptions when playing movies copied to memory cards that have slow read speeds. When movies are played on a computer, frames may be dropped and audio may skip if computer performance is inadequate.
  • Page 99 (p. 16). Memory card error (p. !72) If the same error message is displayed even when you have inserted a formatted memory card facing the correct way, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk (p. 16). insufficient space on card There is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot (pp.
  • Page 100 Switch to Playback mode to check for the image. Frequentdisplayofthiserrormessagemayindicatecameradamage. In this case, write down the error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. File Error It may not be possible to print computer-edited images or images shot with another camera.
  • Page 101 _ Shooting (information Display) ®_@@® ®@ ® ®@ ® _ Battery level (p. 223) Digital zoom @ Grid lines (p. 128) _2_Camera orientation* magnification (p. 51), @ Shutterspeed (pp. 124, _) White balance correction Digital tele-converter 126) (p. 101) (p. 107) @ Electronic level (p.
  • Page 102 On=Screen information * 6 : Regular orientation, _, {_ : Held vertically The camera detects the shooting orientation and adjusts settings for optimal shots. Orientation is also detected during playback, and in either orientation, the camera automatically rotates images as needed. However, the orientation may not be detected correctly when the camera is pointed straight up or down.
  • Page 103 ® ®®@ ®@ @@ ® Switch display (RGB @ Battery level (p. 223) ® File size histogram) (p. 139) @ Metering method (p. 94) @ Still images: Resolution @ My Category (p. 158) @ Folder number - File Movies: Movie length Exposure compensation number (p.
  • Page 104 iiiiiiiii:: iiiiiiiii_ Oo-Sc,eeo,°,o ® Summary of Movie Control Panel in "Viewing" (p. 136) Exit Play Slow Motion (To adjust the playback speed, press the _ _ buttons or turn the O dial. No sound is played.) Skip Backward* (To continue skipping backward, keep holding down the @ button.) 411 Previous Frame (For fast-rewind, keep holding down the @ button.) ii_ .exi F rame...
  • Page 105 ® _"Functions Available in Each $hootin 9 Mode MAvTv Exposure Compensation (p. 93) ..ISO Speed (p. 95) _1 O White Balance Correction (p. 101) Flash (p. 116)*3 Metering Method (p. 94) [3[.3 Shutter Speed (p. 124) Aperture Value(p.125) ..
  • Page 106 Functions Menu Tables O o o o 66 o Do o oO O0000000000000000000DO0 --000 0_00-- O000000D --000 ODO0--O O000000D O0000000000000000000DO0 00000000000000000000000 ---- --©© ----O00DO© 0000000000©0 ooooooo DOO6OOOOOOOOO --O00000--O00000000DO0 --O00DO0 O0000000DO0 o oo o Oo 0000 0000 O000DO0 0000 0000 00000 00000000000000000000000 --O00DO000 0000--00...
  • Page 107 Functions and Menu Tables C2C1IvlAv Tv P _ _ _.j_ Doooo _.;,6.-_ o c -- White Balance (p. 100) :,1_ _1 m2_2 My Coors (p 102) '_-V_N- _t_e- "s - _W 3_p 'gL _O "1 _B _G '_R '_C *4 Bracketing (pp.
  • Page 108 Functions and Menu Tables ooooooo0ooooo O000000DO0 --000 ---- --00 --000 ---- --000 --00 --00 OQOOOOQOOOOQO O00OO000OO --000 ---- --©© 0000000300000 O00000000O O000000DO0 OODO00000000000000 OODO00 O0000000D ..O000000DO00000000000000 0000 00000 *a--OOOD © © © © "9 "9 *6 Cannot be setto 0 seconds in modeswithout selectionof the number of shots. *7One shot (cannotbe modified) in modes without selection of the number of shots.
  • Page 109 Functions and Menu Tables Shoot ng Mode c2clMAvT P Face AiAF AF Frame (p. 108) Tracking AF FlexiZone/Center .2 Standard DigitalZoom (pp. 51,107) DigtalTele-converter 1.5x/1.9x &F-Point Zoom (p. 63) "1 "1 "1 "1 0 Servo AF (p. 112) Off*4 "1 Continuous AF (p.
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  • Page 111 Functions and Menu Tables C2ClMAvTv_ On/Off* Hg Lamp Corr. (p. 59) Center Spot AE Point (p. 94) AF Point Safety Shift (p. 125) "1 Wind Fitter (p. 61) "1 2 sec. Review (p. 66) 3 - 10 sec. Hold Detailed "...
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  • Page 113 Functions and Menu Tables Mute p. 168 Time Zone p. 175 Volume p. 168 DatelTime p. 19 Sound Options p. 169 Distance Units p. 176 Hints & Tips p. 169 Electronic Level p. 176 LCD Brightness p. 170 Video System p.
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  • Page 115 Use a blower brush to remove dust from the lens. If cleaning is difficult, contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. To prevent condensation from forming on the camera after sudden temperature...
  • Page 116 DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ....2 Digital tele-converter ........ AC adapter kit .......... Digital zoom ..........Accessories ..........Display language ........AEB mode ..........DPOF ............AE lock ............Drive mode ..........AF frames ......22, 45, 108, 110 Dynamic Range Correction .......
  • Page 117 Index Servo AF ........... Image quality (resolution/frame rate).. 60 Multi-area White Balance ......Focusing range Macro ..........My Category ..........Manual focus ........My Colors ........102, 162 Focus lock ..........FUNC. menu ND filter ............. Basic operations ......... Nostalgic (shooting mode) ......
  • Page 118 Index Shadow Correct ........World clock ..........Shooting Shooting date/time _ Date/time Shooting information ....128, 222 Zoom ..........21, 44, 51 Stideshow ..........Smart Shuffle.......... Smart Shutter (shooting mode) ....82 Smile (shooting mode) ....... Snow (shooting mode) ....... Software DIGITAL CAMERA...
  • Page 119 If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A., Inc. i One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 Canadian Radio interference Regulations...
  • Page 120 Battery Charger CB=2LCE The adapter can be used with a power supply between 100 and 240 V AC. Contact your Canon dealer for information about plug adapter for overseas use. For U.S.A. customers only: For areas where 120 V AC power is not used, you will need a special plug adapter.

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  • will trout Apr 26, 2015 03:11:
    I'm unable to download the users manual for the G1X