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    iltll ill I I tIt111 II IIIIIl!lllll IIll CDI-E180 D I G JT_L ELPH DIGICII PictBridge DIRECT PRINT BUBBLEJET DIRECT Exif P rint C_mera DPOF Pleaseread the Read This First section (p, 6)_ Pleasealso read the Software Starter Guideand the Direct Print User Guide,...

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    Use of genuine Canonaccessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused bythe malfunction of non-genuine Canonaccessories (e.g., a leakageand/or explosion of a battery pack).

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    Camera BodyTemperature If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please be aware of this and take care when operating the camera for an extended period. Aboutthe LCBMonitor The LCD monitor is produced with extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques.

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    ConventionsUsed in the Text icons appearing beside or below titles indicate the modes in which the procedure can be used. in the example below, the procedure can be used in the following modes. When the mode switch is set to _ (Shooting) When the Shooting mode is set to the following modes ®...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    items marked with are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. PleaseRead..................Safety Precautions ................7 Preventing Malfunctions ..............12 Components Guide................13 Charging the Battery Pack..............18 Installing the Battery Pack..............21 Installing the SD Card ............... 23 Setting the Dateand Time ..............

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    Night Snapshot ............Kids&Pets ..............Indoor ..............Underwater ..............My Colors ..............Shooting CIose-Ups/_t, infinity Shots ........Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro) ........Using the Digital Zoom ............Continuous Shooting ............Postcard Date Imprint Mode ........... QUsing the Self-timer ............

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    /_ Erasing Single images............... Erasing All Images ................132 About Printing ................. Setting the DPOFPrint Settings ............136 Selecting images for Transferring ........... 142 Connecting the Camerato a Computer..........146 Computer System Requirements ..........146 Downloading Images by Direct Transfer ......... 152 Connecting the Camerato the Computer to Download Images Without Installing Software ..............

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    This camera's warranty is only effective in the country of sale. If a problem arises while the camera is in use abroad, pleaseconvey it back to the country of sale before proceeding with a warranty claim to a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.

  • Page 9: Safety Precautions

    - Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipmentthat is not expressly described in fhis guide. Disassembly or alteration may result in high-voltage electrical shock. Internal inspections, alterations and repairs should be conducted by qualified service personnel authorized by your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk.

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    There is a risk of high-voltage electrical shock. Pleasetake the first opportunity to consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. * Stop operating the equipmentimmediately if it emits smoke or noxious fumes.

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    • Do not cut, damage, alter or place heavy items on the power cord. Any of these actions may cause an electrical short circuit, which may lead to fire or electrical shock. • Do not handlethe power cord if your handsare wet. Handling it with wet hands may lead to electrical shock.

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    * Use the specified batterycharger to charge Battery Pack NB-4L. Useof other chargers may lead to overheating, distortion of the equipment, fire or electrical shock. * Disconnectthe battery charger and compact power adapter from both the camera and the power outlet after recharging and when they are not in use to avoid fire and otherhazards.

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    Cautions * Avoidusing, placing or storingthe equipment in places subject to strongsunlight or high temperatures, suchas the dashboardor trunk (boot) of a car. Exposure to intense sunlight and heat may cause the batteries to leak, overheat or explode, resulting in fire, burns or other injuries.

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    AvoidStrong Magnetic FieJds Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposureto strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data. Avoid Condensation Related Problems Moving the equipment rapidly between hot and cold temperatures may cause condensation (water droplets) to form on its external and internal surfaces.

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    Front View AF-assist Beam (p. 47) Microphone (p. 124) -- Red-EyeReductionLamp(p. 67) Self-timer Lamp(p. 78) (p. 44) TerminalCover (p.66) Lens WristStrop Mount DiGiTAL Terminal(p. 147) A/V OUT(Audio/Video output)Terminal (p. 155) The interface cable and AVcable cannot be connected simultaneously. How to Openthe TerminalCover Attachingthe Wrist Strap* You can use this toggle to open the terminal cover or SD card slot/battery cover.

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    BackView LCDMonitor (p. 37) Window(p. 44) Speaker _ipod Socket BatteryCompartment (SD card/battery compartment) SD CardSlot/ BatteryCover(pp. 21, 23) DC Coupler Terminal Cover(p. 169) damage it or lead to other problems. Never rub or press strongly on the LCD monitor. These actions may...

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    Operation Panel PowerLamp Lights when thepower i sonortransmission 'lJemz preparations arecomplete when connected toa computer o° - ZoomLever Power Button (p. "o Shooting: _] (WideAngie)/E_ (Telephoto) ( p. 45) Playback: _" indicators (p. 16) _,_ (index)(p. 115)/0, (Magnify)(p. 1 14) Button(p.

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    Holdingthe Camera Images become blurred if the camera moves when the shutter button is pressed. Holdthe camera asshown below to avoid camera movement when shooting. Hold the camera firmly with both hands and let your elbows rest at your sides. Placeyour finger on the shutter button as you hold the camera.

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    Interface Cable IFC-4OOPCU (supplied with the camera) - Bubble Jet Direct Compatible Printers: Pleaserefer to your Bubble Jet printer user guide. * PictBridge Compliant Non-Canon Printers Interface Cable IFC-4OOPCU (supplied with the camera) Please referto the SystemMap or the Direct Print UserGuide supplied...

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    Usethe following procedures to charge the battery pack the first time you use the camera or when the "Change the battery pack" message displays. insert the batterypackintothe batterycharger. Nign the A on the battery pack and battery charger and insert it correctly. Battery charger model names and types vary by region.

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    ,, It takes approximately 90 minutes to fully charge the battery pack from a fully discharged state (based on Canon's testing standards). _"u Charging it within a temperature range of 5° to 40 °C (41° to 104 °F) is recommended.

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    oDo not allow any metalobjects such as keyrings to touch the _ and (_ terminals (Fig.A), asthis can damagethe batterypack.To carrythe battery packor store it during periods of disuse, alwaysreplacetheterminal cover (Fig. B). Youmay beable to check the chargestate when Battery Pack NB-4Lis used dependingupon how the terminal cover is attached (Fig.

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    Install Battery Pack NB-4L (supplied). time. "u "o Slide theSD cardslot/battery cover in the direction ofthe arrows. Pressthe batterylockwhile inserting the batterypackall the way in until the lockclicks. Align the & on the battery pack and battery chamber and insert it correctly. Battery L ock-- ASymbol To remove the battery pack, press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow and...

  • Page 24

    • Please watch the loading slot area carefully as you insert and remove the battery pack. • Do not turn off the power or open the SD card slot/battery cover while the indicator blinks green. The camera is writing, reading, erasing or transmitting an image to or from the SD card.

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    Write-Protect Tab TheSDcardhasawrite-protect t ab. Slidingthe tab downwardprevents recordingof dataandprotectsexistingdata(e.g.images). W henrecording to, erasingfrom or formattingthe SDcard,slidethe tab upward. Writing/Erasing Possible Writing/Erasing Impossible Ensure that the SD card is correctly oriented before insertingit in the camera. It may damage the camera if inserted backward by mistake. Turn the camera power off and insert the SD card with the following procedures.

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    Slide the SDcardslot/battery cover closed. To Remove the SD card Push the SD card with your finger or the toggle on the wrist strap until it clicks and then release it. ', Please watch the loading slot area carefully as you insert and remove the SD card.

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    Formatting SDCards You should always format a new SD card or one from which you wish to erase all images and other data. including protected images and other file types. "u the powerbutton untilthe Power Lamp power lamp lights green, Press the iVlENU button.

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    • When the camera is malfunctioning, a corrupted SD card might be the cause. Reformatting the SD card may solve the problem. • When a non-Canon brand SD card is malfunctioning, reformatting may solve the problem. • SD cards formatted...

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    - Locations subjectto highhumidityandhigh temperatures Precaution for Multi Media Cards This camera is designed to perform optimally when used with genuine Canon-brand SD cards. You may use multi media cards with this camera. However,Canon makes no warranties concerning the use of multi media cards.

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    The Date/rime menu will appear the first time the camera power is turned on or whenever the built-in rechargeable lithium-ion date/time battery charge is low. Start from Step 5 to set the date and time. Press the powerbutton until the PowerLamp powerlamp lightsgreen.

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    (year, month, day, hour, minute and date format). Usethe 41, or _ button to change its value. The date can be set up to the year 2037. Pressthe FUNCJSET button, © The setting is complete. Pressthe MENUbutton. The display will return to the shooting playback screen.

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    Usin9the Clock You can display the current date and time for a 5-second* interval using the following methods. This is convenient for confirming the shooting date and time. * Default setting * Holding the FUNC./SETButton While Pressingthe Power Button - The start-up image will not display at startup, also the start-u _ sound will not play.

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    Usethis feature to select the language for the LCD monitor display. the powerbutton until the Power Lamp power lamp lightsgreen. "0 S" Pressthe MENUbutton. The [_ (Rec.) or _ (Hay)menu is displayed. Use the ÷ button to selectthe [[_ (Set up) menu. Usethe ÷...

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    Usethe ÷, ,_, ÷ or ÷ button to selecta languageandpressthe FUNC./SET button. Pressthe iVlENU button. The display will return to the shooting playback screen. You can display the Language menu directly by holding down the FUNC.lSET button and pressing the MENU button while in single image playback or index playback mode.

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    Pressthe powerbuttonuntilthe PowerLamp indicatorlightsgreen. The lens extends when the mode switch setto or _m To Turnthe Power Off Press the power button again. If the "Card locked!" message appears right after the power is turned on, the SD card cannot record (p. 23). The Date/Time menu will appear the first time the camera power is turned on or whenever the built-in rechargeable...

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    Power Saving F unction This camera is equipped with a power saving function. When this function is turned on and it activates, restore power by pressing the power button. Shooting Mode: Powers down approximately 3 minutes after the last control is accessed on the camera. The LCD monitor automaticallyturns off 1 minute* after the last control is accessedeven if [Auto PowerDown] is setto [Off].

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    The mode switch is used to select Shooting and Playback modes. To ShootStill Images (Shooting Mode) Slide the mode switch to ll_. To Shoot Movies (Movie Mode) Slide the mode switch to _. To Play Back Images (Playback Mode) Slide the mode switch to r=_. •...

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    The LCD monitor can be used to compose images while shooting, adjust menu settings and play back recorded images. Icons showing the camera's status and setting contents appear on the LCD monitor. light. This does not constitute a malfunction. ShootingMode {_, ,_1 {p. 41) Pressthe DISP.button.

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    Playback Mode {DE] ) {p, 42) When the mode switch is setto F_, the LCD monitor will turn on. Pressthe BISP.button. The display mode changes as follows with each press. -_ Standard Detailed -- No information In index playback rnode (p. 115), tile detailed display is not available.

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    The brightness of the LCD monitor can be adjusted to better suit the shooting conditions. When shooting in dark conditions, the camera will also automatically brighten the LCD monitor. LCDMonitor BrightnessSettings The brightness of the LCD monitor can be changed in the following two ways.

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    When shooting or playing back images, the shooting information, review information or replay information appears on the LCD monitor. When setting the flash, continuous mode, self-timer, macro mode, infinity mode, or the metering method, the shooting information displays on the LCD monitor for approximately 6 seconds even if the LCD monitor is set to Standard (No Information) or Off.

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    Metering Mode (p. 94) intFrame(_ Mode) (p. 89) Shooting Method (pp. 75, 78) Low Battery (p. 22) Macrotlnfinity (p. 71) Magnification* (p. 45) Flash (p. 66) "11 Auto Rotate (p. 110) • (Red)* Movie Recording (p. 81) AE Lock (p. 92) FELock (p.

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    Number --[[] D rl [Compression (Still Images) (p. 64) Resolution (Still Images) (p. 64) Movie (p. 118) Sh°°ting Date_ime number of images _WAVE Format Sound (p. 125) Displayed image number Histogram r@l_E3Q#_m_ White Balance (p. 98) Photo Effect (p. 101) My Colors (p.

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    The f ollowing information may also b e displayed with some images. Asound file inaformat other than the W AVE format is attached or the file format isnot recognized. JPEG image not conforming toDesign rule for C amera File System IStandards ]RAWimage / Unrecognizeddatatype...

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    The viewfinder can be used to conserve power by turning the LCD monitor off (p. 37) while shooting. Shows the center of the image Viewfinder image Seen in Viewfinder vs. Recorded image Usually the recorded image contains more of the scene than is seen in the viewfinder.

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    The zoom can be adjusted from 35 mm to 105 mm in 35mm film equivalent terms. Telephoto/WideAngle Pressthe zoom lever towardESq or ¢n Press the zoom lever toward E_3to zoom in (telephoto). Pressthe zoom lever toward _ to zoom out (wide angle). Digital Zoom When the LCD monitor is on, you can shoot with a combined optical and digital zoom up to approximately 12x (p.

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    The shutter button features a two-stage action. 1. PressingHalfway Automatically sets such settings as the exposure and focus. Pressthe shutterbutton halfway, • Beep • Focused: 2 beeps • Focusing difficulty: 1 beep olndicator Status Upper Indicator • Green: Metering complete •...

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    2. PressingFuJJy Pressing the shutter button down fully activates the shutter and causes the shutter sound to play. Pressthe shutterbutton fully. While the image is being recorded to the SD card, the indicator blinks green. ¢e Shots cannot be taken while the flash is charging. AF-assist Beam •...

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    Menus are used to adjust shooting and playback settings, as well as other camera settings like the Date/Time and sounds. Menus are displayed by pressing the FUNC./SET or MENU button according to the circumstances. Usethe following procedures to select settings. Some menu options may not be selectable incertain shooting modes (p, 192), Selecting Menu Settingswith the FUNC./SET Button...

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    FUNC.Menu Shooting Mode (p. 68) (_) Photo Effect (p. 101) ([]) Movie Mode (p. 81) (_) My Colors (p. 102) (_) Exposure C ompensation (p. 95) (D) Compression(p. 64) Long Shutter Mode(p. 96) Frame Rate (p. 85) (_) White Balance(p. 98) (l_) Resolution (p.

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    Selecting Menu Settingswith the MENUButton Slide the mode switch to _li (Shooting), _ (Movie)or (Playback). Pressthe MENUbutton. in Shooting mode, the FZI (Rec.) menu appears. In Playbackmode, the [] (Play) menu appears. Use the ÷ or _ button to select the Rec./Piay,Set up, or My Cameramenu.

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    the MENUbutton. The menu will close. In Shooting mode, the menu can be closed by pressing the shutter button halfway. "tl...

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    ® Rec. Menu (Themenu will appear PlayMenu slightlydifferent d epending onthe Shooting mode) [_ Set up Menu [_ My CameraMenu Whenthe My Cameramenu is displayed,pressingthe ,_ button displaysthe Rec./Playmenu. Whenthe RecJPiaymenu is displayed,pressingthe button displaysthe My Cameramenu. "_ / _ : Selectsitems.

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    This chart shows the options and default settings for each menu. * Default setting Reference Menu item Options Page Setswhetheror not thecameraautomatically selectstheAFframeor a fixedcenterAFframe. AiAF * On* p. 89 "13 * Off Setsthe duration of the self-timer delay. * L_ 10 seconds* Self-timer * [] 2 seconds * [] CustomTimer...

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    Reference Options Page Setstheshutterspeedto slowsettings. p. 96 - Off* Imagesare shot inoverlappingseriesto create single panoramic images. Stitch Assist p. 86 - _ Leftto right* - _ Rightto left Reference Menu item Options Page Protect Protects imagesfrom accidentalerasure, p. 130 Rotatesimagesclockwise90° or 270° inthe Rotate display, p.

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    Reference Menu item Options Page Setto [On] to silencethe start-up, shutter, operationand sel?timer soundsall at once. See Howthe [Mute] O ption i nthe_]_ (Set u p)Menu and Sounds i nthe[_ (MyCamera) Menu Interact (p.58). Mute • Off* ¢n However, a warning will still soundwhentheSD "11 cardslot/battery coveris opened whileanimageis beingwrittento theSDcardevenif theMute...

  • Page 58

    Reference Menu item Options Page Setsthe [Auto Power Down]and [DisplayOff] PowerSaving options. Sets whetheror not the cameraautomatically[ _owers down after a set periodof time elapses AutoPowerDown without something being pressed. -On* p. 35 Setsthe length of time beforethe LC;[)mo-n[to-r turns off when no cameraoperation is _erformed.

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    Reference Menu item Options Page Setsthe languageused in menusand messageson the LCDmonitor. • English* • Deutsch (German) • Pycct{_4_ (Russian) • Fran£ais (French) • Portugu6s (Portuguese) • Nederlands (Dutch) • EAAqvJKd (Greek) • Dansk (Danish) • Polski (Polish) Language p. 31 •...

  • Page 60

    You can select the start-up image and sound, operation sound, self-timer sound and shutter sound used on this camera. These are called the My Camera settings. You can also customize the [j_ and [_ options for each item with images recorded on the SD card and newly recorded sounds or by using the supplied software.

  • Page 61

    You can reset the menu and button settings to the default settings in one operation. Pressthe powerbutton. Power Lamp The mode switch can be in any position. ¢e Pressandholdthe MENUbuttonfor ® morethan5 seconds. Usethe ÷ or ÷ button toselect [OK]and pressthe FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 63

    In this mode, all you have to do is press the shutter button and let the camera do everything else. Slide themode switch to (Shooting). in theFUNC.menu, selectr_ {Auto). Pressthe FUNC./SET button. © The display will return to the shooting screen and _ will appear on the LCD monitor.

  • Page 64

    Press theshutter button fully (p. 47). • You will hear the sound of the shutter when the shutter activates. The picture appears for two seconds on the LCD monitor. ', See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 192). ,, With the Review function, you can change the length of time images show on the LCD monitor after shooting, or set it so they do not show at all (p.

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    Changing theReview Duration The default review time is 2 seconds. You can set the review time for an image to [Off], a range between 2 and 10 seconds, or [Hold]. in the _ (Rec.) menu,select [Review]. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). Usethe ÷...

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    You can change the compression (excluding movies) and resolution settings to suit the purpose of the image you are about to shoot. Resolution Purpose I' Print largerthanM-size prints* High 210x 297mm (8.3 x 11.7in.) (Large)2592 x 1944pixels ,& I' Printlarger t hanLetter-size p rints* I 216x279 m m (85xllin) I"...

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    Movies can be shot with the following resolutions. Frame Rate Resolution frames/sec,frames/sec, f rames/sec. 640x480pixels Standard My Colors 320x240pixels FastFrameRate 320x240pixels Compact 160x 120pixels In the FUNC.menu,select D * or See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). • The current setting is displayed. Usethe ÷...

  • Page 68

    Usethe flash according to the guidelines below. Auto Theflashfires automatically as requiredbythe light level. Autowith The flash fires automatically asrequired bythe lighting red-eye level,andthe red-eyereductionlamp fires eachtime the reduction mainflash fires. Flash onwith red-eye The flashand red-eyereduction lampfire with each shot. reduction Flash on The flash fires with every shot.

  • Page 69

    Press t he $ button to switch between flashmodes. The selected flash mode appears on the LCD monitor. • When you use theiiashalhlgheilSO_p_eds it_*echan e_olwhile streaks appearing in the image increase the closer you approach the subject. • Since a slow shutter speed is selected in dark places when the flash is set to Off or Slow Synchro, take care to avoid camera shake.

  • Page 70

    You can take an optimal picture simply by selecting the appropriate shooting mode. Auto Leaves almost a ll of thesettings choices up tothe camera (p. 61). Letsyou adjustthe exposure, w hitebalance, p hotoeffectand Manual othersettingsyourself. Youcan approachascloseas3 cm(1.2 in.) (minimum Digital focusingdistance)to a subjectto shoot(p.

  • Page 71

    Portrait Night Snapshot _J Kids&Pets indoor Underwater SeeSelecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). Youcan shoot right after selectingan option. The menu displays again after the shot, allowing you to changethe settings easily. Pressthe FUNC./SET button. The display will return to the shooting screen andthe icon of the selectedshooting modewill appearon the LCD monitor.

  • Page 72

    _n_D_a_n_d_m_d_e_s_d_e_pend[ng on _'h'e '''s'c'e'n'e'''b'e'i'n'g ..shot), the ISO speed may increase and cause noise in the image. • In _ mode, shoot with the subject 1 m (3.3 ft.) infinity from the end of the lens. ,_ See Functions Avai/ab/e in Each Shooting Mode (p.

  • Page 73

    Usethis modeto recordsubjects in the rangeof 3 to 50 Icm (1 2 in to 1 6 ft ) from the end of the lens at the Macro . " " " maximumwide angle setting and in the rangeof 30 to 50 cm (1.0 to 1.6 ft.) at the maximumtelephoto setting.

  • Page 74

    Image Area in Macro Mode When the zoom is set between the maximum telephoto and wide- angle settings, the effective distance from the lens to the subject becomes the same as for the maximum telephoto setting. Distance f rom Lensto ZoomSetting Subject ImageArea...

  • Page 75

    Usethis mode to shoot a subject in the range of 3 to 10 cm (1.2 to 3.9 in.) from the end of the lens (zoom fixed at maximum wide angle). Since this mode trims all but the image center and magnifies it with the digital zoom, you can make a subject appear even larger than in the normal macro mode.

  • Page 76

    Whenthe LCDmonitoris on, imagescan bezoomedto approximately 3.8x, 4.9x, 6.1x,7.6x, 9.3x or 12x withthe combinedopticaland digital zoomfunctions. The digital zoom cannot be used when the LCD monitoris turned off......Pressthe DISP.button to turnthe LCDmonitoron. In the [_ (Rec.) menu,select [Digital Zoom[. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p.

  • Page 77

    SDC-512MSH SD card (sold separately) i s usedandformattedwitha low levelformat(p. 25). * This figure reflects standard shooting criteria establishedby Canon.Actualfigures may vary 5" according to the subject and shooting conditions. * If continuous shooting suddenly stops, the SD card may be full.

  • Page 78

    Youcan shoot imageswith the optimal resolutionandcompressionfor postcard sizeprinting. When printing standard imagedatato postcard size,sometimesthe top, bottomand sides may not get printed. By shooting imagesin the PostcardDate Imprint mode,you can check the printing area (horizontal/verticalratio of 3:2) beforehand.In addition,the resolutionlocks to 1600x 1200pixelsandthe compressionto the Finesetting, renderingsmallerfile sizes.

  • Page 79

    ', The _ icon appears in the LCD monitor when the date stamp setting (see below) is set to Date or Date & Time. For printing instructions, refer to the Direct Print User Guide. Embedding the Date in the image Data You can embed the date in image data when _ (Postcard Date Imprint...

  • Page 80

    With this function, images are shot 10 or 2 seconds after the shutter button is pressed. This is useful when you want to take a memorable photo with everyone including yourself in the picture. In addition, you can set the delay time and number of shots Custom Timer).

  • Page 81

    Changing to a 10 or 2 second delay. the ÷ or ÷ button to select or _J and pressthe MENU button. The display will return to the shooting screen. When _ is selected, the self-timer sounds and the blinking gets faster 2 seconds before the shutter activates.

  • Page 82

    Pressthe FUNC./SET button, The setting is now set. ® The display will return to the shooting screen. If the number of shots is set to 2 or more, ® the exposure and white balancesettings are locked after the first shot. Shooting will cease if the SD card becomes full.

  • Page 83

    The following four movie modes are available. Youcan select the resolutionandframe rate* yourself and recorduntil the SD card is full (whena superhigh-speed SDcard is used,such asthe recommendedSDC-512MSH model).The digital zoom can be usedwhile shooting in this Standard mode. Resolution:[] (640 x 480), [] (320 x 240) FrameRate: [_3j (30 frames/sec.),[F_ (15 frames/sec.) MaximumSize:1 GB/movie...

  • Page 84

    SeeSelecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). Youcan shoot the image right after selecting settings by pressingthe shutter button.The menudisplays again after the shot, allowing you to changethe settings easily. in _ or L_ mode, you can change the resolution (p. 65) and frame rate (p. 85). Pressthe FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 85

    Pressthe shutterbutton fully again to stoprecording. The maximum recording time may vary with the subject and shooting conditions. Just before the maximum is reached, or just before the SD card fills to capacity, the counter at the bottom right of the LCD monitor will display in red and recording will stop automatically after approximately 10 seconds.

  • Page 86

    QuickTime 3.0 or later is required to play back movies (Data type: AVI/ Compression method: Motion JPEG) on a computer. QuickTime (for Windows) is included on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. On the Macintosh platform, this program is standard with Mac OS X or later.

  • Page 87

    Changingthe Frame Rate In the [] (Standard) or [_ (My Colors) mode, you can select between one of two frame rates (number of frames recorded each second): _ frames!sec.) or _ (15 frames/sec.). in theFUNC. m enu,select_*. SeeSelecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). * The current setting is displayed.

  • Page 88

    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. To merge the images on a computer, use PhotoStitch, one of the supplied programs.

  • Page 89

    Shooting Images can be shot in two sequences in Stitch Assist mode. Leftto right horizontally R ght to eft horizontally in the FUNC. m enu,select_. SeeSelecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). in theEJ (Rec.) menu,select[Stitch Assist[and pressthe FUNC./SET button. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). ©...

  • Page 90

    Shootthe firstframe in the sequence. The exposure and white balance are set and locked with the first image. Compose the secondimage sothat it overlaps a portionof the first and shoot. * Usethe _ or ,_ button to check or retakethe recorded images. Minor discrepancies in the overlapping portions can be corrected when the images are stitched together.

  • Page 91

    F unctions Avaflab/e in Each Shooting Mode (p. 192). Although the autofocus function is preset to the AiAF setting (9 AFframes), you can set it to the center AFframe. When [AIAF] is set to [On], the AFframe does not appear. When [AIAF] is set to [Off], however,the AF frame will appear.

  • Page 92

    It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. Usethe focus lock or AF lock in these situations. Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings Scenes with a mixture of near and far subjects. Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition Subjects that are moving quickly Subjects through glass: Try to shoot as close to the glass as possible to reducethe chances of...

  • Page 93: Using The Lcd Monitor

    Shootingwith the AF Lock The AF lock can be used in the [_, or _ mode. the DISP.button to turnthe LCDmonitoron. Aim the cameraso that an objectat the samefocal distanceas the main subject is centeredin the AF frame. Pressthe shutter button halfway (twobeepswiil play) and pressthe / _ button.

  • Page 94

    You can set the exposure and focus separately. This is effective when the contrast is too strong between the subject and background or when a subject is backlit. fires. ® Pressthe DISP.button to turnthe LCDmonitoron. Focuson the part of the subjecton whichyouwishtolocktheexposure setting.

  • Page 95

    You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set for a particular portion of your subject. Focusonthe part of the subjecton which youwish to locktheflash exposure setting. the shutterbutton halfway (twobeepswill play) and pressthe @ button. The flash will fire a pro-flash and lock the flash exposure to the required intensity to illuminate the subject.

  • Page 96

    To Release the FE Lock Press the m button. The FE lock may be released by pressing the zoom lever, MENU button or _ button, or by changing the white balance, ISO speed, photo effect or the shooting mode, or by turning the LCD monitor off. You can switch between metering modes to shoot.

  • Page 97

    Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too dark when it is bacHit or shot against a bright background or to avoid making lights appear too bright in night shots. in the FUNC.menu,select _ * See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). •...

  • Page 98

    You can set the shutter speed to a slow setting to make dark subjects appear brighter. in the _ (Rec.) menu,select [LongShutter]. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select [On]and pressthe MENUbutton. The display will return to the shooting screen.

  • Page 99

    To Cancel the Long Shutter mode While [Long Shutter] is displayed in the FUNC.menu, press the MENU button. The nature of CCD image sensors is such that noise in the recorded image increases at long shutter speeds. This camera, however, applies special processing to images shot at shutter speeds...

  • Page 100

    When the white balance mode is set to match the light source, the camera reproduces colors more accurately. Combinations of setting contents and light source are as follows. Auto Settings are automaticallyset bythe camera DayLight Forrecording outdoors on a bright day Cloudy Forrecording underovercast,shadyor twilight skies Forrecording undertungsten and bulb-type3-wavelength...

  • Page 101

    Pressthe FUNCJSET button, The display will return to the shooting screen. This setting cannot be adjusted when the _ (Sepia) or _ (B/W) photo effects are selected. Setting a CustomWhite Balance You can set a custom white balanceto obtain the optimal setting for the shooting conditions by having the camera evaluate an object, such as a piece of white paper or cloth, or a photo-quality gray card that you wish to establish as the standard white color.

  • Page 102

    Aim the cameraat the white paper, clothor graycardand pressthe MENUbutton. * If you are using the LCD monitor, compose the image so the paper or cloth completely fills the center frame in the display, or the entire viewfinder, before pressing the MENU button. The camera reads the white balance data when you press the MENU button.

  • Page 103

    By setting a photo effect before you shoot, you can change the look and feel of the pictures you take. EffectOff Recordsnormallywith this setting. Vivid Emphasizes the contrastand color saturationto record bold colors. Tones downthecontrastandcolor saturationto record Neutral neutralhues. Lew Sharpening Recordssubjectswith softenedoutlines. Sepia Recordsin sepiatones.

  • Page 104

    A My Colors mode easily changes the colors in an image when it is shot, allowing you to alter the balance between red, green and blue, transform pale or tanned skin or change a color specified in the LCD monitor into a different color.

  • Page 105

    Slide the modeswitchto _M or in theFUNC.menu,select_ See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). Use the ÷ button to select_?JJ*. * Thecurrent s etting will display. Use the ÷ or ÷ button to selecta My Colorsmode. Press the FUNC./SETbutton. The display will return to the shooting screen and you can shoot.

  • Page 106

    Changingthe Save Method for the Originalimage When you are shooting still images in a My Colors mode, you can specify whether or not both the altered image and the original image are recorded. in the _ (Rec.)menu,select[Save Original]. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p.

  • Page 107

    Shootingin the ColorAccent Mode Colors other than the color specified in the LCD monitor are shot in black and white. in theFUNC.menu,select_. SeeShooting in a My Colors Mode (p. 102). All colors but the previously specified one display in black and white. PresstheMENUbutton.

  • Page 108

    Shootingin the ColorSwap Mode This mode allows you to transform a color specified in the LCD monitor into another. Desired Color Original Color (AfterSwapping) (Before Swapping) in theFUNC.menu,select_. See Shooting in a My Colors Mode (p. 102). Pressthe MENUbutton. ® The camera will switch to color input mode and the display will alternate between the original image and the color swap image.

  • Page 109

    Aim the camerasothat the desired colorappearsat the centerof the LCDmonitorand pressthe ÷ button. Only one color can be specified. • You can shoot immediatelyafter this step. The screen will reappearafter the shot allowing you to changethe settings and shoot again. ==""""°°...

  • Page 110

    Shootingin the CustomColorMode This mode allows you to adjust the color balance for red, green, blue and skin tones. in theFUNC.menu,select_ and press the MENUbutton. See Shooting in a My Colors Mode (p. 102). Use the + or ÷ button toselect [Red], [Green], [Blue] or [Skin Tone] and the ÷...

  • Page 111

    Raisethe ISO speed when you wish to reduce the effects of camera shake, turn the flash off when shooting in a dark area, or use a fast shutter speed. in theFUNC. m enu,select _ *. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). * The current setting is displayed.

  • Page 112

    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 viewing orientation in the display. You can set this function on/off. In the _ (Set up) menu,select [AutoRotate[.

  • Page 113

    The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. You can select how the file number is assigned. The file number is resetto the start (100-0001) eachtime a new SD card is inserted. New imagesrecordedon SD cards with existing files are assignedthe next availablenumber.

  • Page 114

    About File Numbers and Folder Numbers Images are assigned file nurnbers frorn 0001 to 9900, and folders are assigned folder numbers from 100 to 998 (Folder numbers cannot contain 99 in the last two digits). DCIM Folder n umbers cannotcontain 99 inthe lasttwo digits I Folder File Capacity Each folder usually contains up to 100 irnages.

  • Page 115

    $1idethe modeswitchto [_ (Playback). The last recorded image will appear in the display (single image playback). Usethe ÷ or ÷ button to move betweenthe images. Usethe _ button to move to the previous image and the ÷ button to move the next image.

  • Page 116

    will appear on the monitor. You can press the zoom lever toward O. to ,i::) display the image at a magnification of up to lOx. ApproximateLocation of the Magnified Area Usethe ÷, _, _ or _ button to movearound the image. Pressthe FUNC./SET button.

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    the zoom lever toward _. Up to nine images can be viewed at once in index playback. Selected Image "0 Movie...

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    Switching between Sets of Nine images Pressthezoomlever toward_ while in indexplayback. The jump bar will display. JumpBar Usethe ÷ or ÷ button to moveto the previous set or the nextset of images. Hold the FUNC./SETbutton down and press the ÷ or @ button to jump to the first or last set.

  • Page 119

    When you have many images recorded onto an SD card, it is handy to use the four search keys below to jump over images to find the object of your search. • Jump 10 Images: jumps over 10 images at a time •...

  • Page 120

    You can play movie clips shot in "_ mode. Movies cannot be played in the index playback mode. Use the ÷ or _ button to select a movie. Images with a _ icon are movies. Pressthe FUNC./SET button. * The movie control panel will display. * Usethe 4, or 4, button to adjust the sound volume.

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    Pausingand Besurning Play Pressthe FUNC./SET button during playback. The movie playback pauses. Press the FUNC./SETbutton again to resume. Operatingthe Movie ControlPanel Select a movieandpressthe FUNC./SET button (p. 118). The movie control panel will display. "O the ÷ or ÷ button to select one of thefollowingand pressthe FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 122

    ', Movies recorded with high resolutions and frame rates may momentarily stop playing if played on slow reading SD cards. ,, Movies recorded at the _ Fast Frame Rate setting and with the video signal set to the PAL format, may play back with a frame rate lower than the recorded one when output to a TV or video.

  • Page 123

    Selecting _ (Edit) in the movie control panel enables you to cut unwanted portions at the start or end of a movie clip. Protected movies and movies less than 1 second in duration cannot be edited. Use the ÷ or _ button to selecta movieand pressthe FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 124

    Use the @ or @ button to select Q (Play)andpressthe FUNC./SET button. - A preview of the temporarily edited movie clip plays. * To stop it, press the FUNC,/$ET button again. Use the ÷ or _ button to select (Save)and pressthe FUHC./ SETbutton.

  • Page 125

    Images can be rotated clockwise 90° or 270 ° in the display. 0 ° (Original) 90° 270° (Play) menu,select andpressthe FUNC./SET button. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). ® Use the ÷ or ÷ button toselect the image to be rotatedand press the FUNC./SET b,uott°n_- o Cycle through the 90/270/0...

  • Page 126

    In Playbackmode (including single image playback and index playback, you can attach sound memos (up to 60 seconds) to an image. The sound data is saved in the WAVEformat. In the [] (Play) menu,select _lJ and pressthe FUNC./SET button. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). ®...

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    Playing/ErasingSoundMemos Displayan imagewith a sound memoattached(p. 124) and press the FUNC./SET button. Images with sound memos attached have the _ icons displayed on them. The sound memo control panel will display. Use the ÷ or ÷ button toselect I_ (Play) or _ (Erase)andpress the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 128

    Starting a Slide Show A selection of images or all the images on an SD card can be displayed one- by-one in an automated slide show. Slide show image settings are based on DPOFstandards (p. 136). All Images Playsall imageson the SD cardin order. Slide Show1-3 Paysthe magusseectedfor eachs de show n order(p.

  • Page 129

    Pressthe MENUbutton. Play menu. display will return to the Pressing the MENU button again returns to the playback screen. • Movies play for their entire recorded length regardless of the time set in the slide show settings. • The power-saving function does not activate during a slide show (p.

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    Usethe ÷ or 4, button toselect [Program] andthe ÷ or ÷ button to seJect [Show 1], [Show 2] or [Show 3]. A white checkmark will appear beside a show already containing images. Use the ÷ or @ button andthe ÷ or _, button to choose[Select]and _ressthe FUNC./SET button.

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    Adjustingthe PlayTime and Repeat Settings You can change the play time for all the images in a show and have the show repeat continuously. Setsthe durationthat eachimagedisplays.Choosebetween 3-10 PlayTime seconds,15 seconds, 3 0 secondsandManual. Sets whetherthe slide show stops when all the slides have been Repeat d spayed or cont hues unt stopped.

  • Page 132

    You can protect important images and movies from accidental erasure. In the [] (Play) menu,select andpressthe FUNC./SET button. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 48). Use the ÷ or ÷ button to selectan imageto protectand pressthe FUNC./SET button. • The _ icon appears on protected images. •...

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    * Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image. _, Protected images cannot be erased with this function. Usethe ÷ or ÷ buttonto selectan imagefor deletionand pressthe /_ button. Usethe ÷ or ÷ button toselect [Erase]and pressthe FUNC,/SET buttnn.

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    You can erase all the images saved on the SD card. _, Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image. ® Protected images cannot be erased with this function. in the [] (Play) menu,select andpressthe FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 136

    "1 Sincethis camerausesa standard protocol (PictBridge),you can use it with other PictBridge-compliantprinters in addition to Canon-brandcompact photo printers (SELPHYCPseries), card photoprinters and BubbleJet Printers (PIXMA series/SELPHY DS series), *2 Digital Print OrderFormat...

  • Page 137

    This guide explains DPOFprint settings. For information on how to print images, refer to the Direct Print User Guidesupplied with the camera. A so, referto your pr nters manua. Pleasecheck the SystemMapto confirm the compact photo printer (SELPHY CP series), card photo printer modelsand BubbleJet Printers (PIXMA series/ SELPHYDS seres) that can be used wth th s camera.

  • Page 138

    You can select images on an SD card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. This is extremely convenient for sending the imagesto a photo developing service that supports DPOF,or for printing on a direct print compatible printer. Seethe Direct Print User Guidefor instructions on how to print.

  • Page 139

    Select imagesfor printing. As shown below, selection methods differ according to the options chosen for the Print Typesettings (p. 140). Number ofPrint C opies Print Type [] (Standard)l[]_ (Both) Usethe 4. or 4. button to select an image, press the FUNC./SETbutton and use the 4_ or @ button to selectthe number of (up to maximum of 99).

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    Usethe ÷, _,, 4- or @ button to select[Mark all] and pressthe FUNC./SET button. All print settings for the image are canceled when you select [Reset]. Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select [OK]andpressthe FUNC./SET button. The display returns to the Print Order (DPOF) menu.

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    _j_IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII__4 _;;_d_ ', Images are printed in order from oldest to newest by the shooting date. ,, A maximum of 998 images can be selected per SD card. ,_ When [Both] is selected, the number of print copies can be set, but it applies to Standard prints only.

  • Page 142

    Setting the Print Style Setthe print style after selecting the image to print. The following print settings can be selected. Prints one image per page. Prints the selectedimagestogether at a Print Type __dex reducedsize in an indexformat. _!_] Both indexPrintSformats.the imagesin both the standardand Date Addsthe dateto the print.

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    Use the ÷ or @ button to select [PrintType], [Date]or [File No.] andthe ÷ or ÷ buttonto selectan option. PrintType Select [Standard], [index] or [Both]. Date Select [On] or [Off]. File No. Select [On] or [Off]. ® The Print Order menu will reappear. Pressing the MENU button again returns to the Play menu.

  • Page 144

    You can use the camera to specify settings for images before downloading to a computer. Refer to the Software Starter Guide for instructions on how to transfer images to your computer. The settings used on the camera comply with the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF)standards.

  • Page 145

    Use the ÷ or ÷ button to move betweenimagesandthe FUNC./SET / button to selectanddeselectthem. A checkmark displays on selected images. You can press the zoom lever toward #." to switch to the index mode (9 images) Selected f or Transfer and use the same procedures to select images.

  • Page 146

    Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select [Mark aiI] and pressthe FUNC./SET button. All transfer settings for the image are canceled when you select [Reset]. Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select [OK] andpressthe FUNC./SET button. Thedisplay returns to the TransferOrder (DPOF)menu.

  • Page 147

    The following methods can be used to download images recorded by the camera to a computer. Depending on the OS used, some methods may not be availaNe. Please read Computer System Requirements (p. 146) in advance. ,, Downloading via a Camerato Computer Connection With this method, you download images using computer commands after you have installed the appropriate software.

  • Page 148

    - ZoomBrowser EX:250 MB or more Space (including the PhotoRecord printing program) - PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more Canon Camera TWAIN Driver: 25 MB or more Canon Camera WIA Driver: 25 MB or more ArcSoft PhotoStudio: 50 MB or more Display...

  • Page 149

    computer before installing the driver and software. If this happens, please refer to the Troubleshooting section of the Software Starter Guide. • Even when system requirements are met, not all computer functions can be guaranteed, • You do not need to turn off the camera or computer power when making a USB connection.

  • Page 150

    * Always grasp the connector's sides to remove the interface cable from the camera's DIGITAL terminal. Select [Canon CameraWindow] i n the eventdialog that appearson the computerand click[OK](first time only). If the event dialog fails to appear, click the [start] menu, and select [Programs] or [All Programs], followed by [Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow], and [CameraWindow].

  • Page 151

    * Using the software and computer to download images: Seethe Software Starter Guide. * Using the Camera to DownloadImages (Direct Transfer Function) See Downloading Images by Direct Transfer (p. 152). Macintosh installthe driver and the softwareapplications bundled on the CanonDigitalCameraSolution Disk(firsttime only).

  • Page 152

    3. Select [CameraWindow] i n the program selection window. CameraWindow is generally installed into the folder opened by selecting the [Applications], [Canon Utilities] and [CameraWindow] folders. 4.Click [OK] andthen closeImage Capture. ImageBrowser Auto Start Setti.gs - OSX {v10.1) 1.Start ImageCaptureand select[Other] from the [Hot Plug...

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    Performsteps2-4 on page147. The following window will display. * Using the software and computer to download images: Seethe Software Starter Guide. * Using the Camera to DownloadImages (Direct Transfer Function) See Downloading Images by Direct Transfer (p. 152).

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    Usethis method to download images using camera operations. Install the supplied software and adjust the computer settings before using this method for the first time (p. 147). All images Transfers and saves all images to the computer. New Images Transfers and saves to the computer only the images that have not been previously transferred.

  • Page 155

    Select & TransferlWallpaper Use the ÷ or _ button to select or _, and pressthe _ button (or FUNCJSET button). Use the ÷ or ÷ button to select imagesto download and pressthe button (or FUNC./SET button). The images will download. The _ button will blink blue while downloading 6"...

  • Page 156

    If you are using Windows XP or Mac OS X (v10.1.5 - v10.3), you can use the software distributed with these operating systems to download images without installing the software bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk.This is useful for downloading images to a computer in which the software is not installed.

  • Page 157

    You can use a video-compatible television as a monitor to shoot or play back images when it is connected to the camera with the supplied AV Cable AVC-DC300. Turnoff the Cameraand the TV. (p. Power Lamp Connect t heAV cableto the camera'sA/V OUTterminal.

  • Page 158

    • A TV set cannot be used in Stitch Assist mode. • Refer to pp. 50, 57 for instructions regarding the video output signal. • No image will appear on the LCD monitor when the camera is connected to a TV. •...

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    My Camera allows you to customize the start-up image and start-up, operation, self-timer and shutter sounds. Each menu item has three choices. Example:Start-up Image The [2_ option features science fiction related images and sounds. The [_ option features animals. Select the _ (My Camera)menu.

  • Page 160: Pressing The Shutter Button

    Pressthe iVlENU button. ® The menu will close. In Shooting mode, the menu can be closed by pressing the shutter button halfway. theme for each of the My Camera settings. • The beep will not play but the start-up image will display if the [Mute] option in the _ (Set up) menu is set to [On] even if a setting has been selected...

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    Images recorded onto the SD 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 to the camera. The following menu items can be saved to the camera.

  • Page 162

    Pressthe DISP.button. Select animage or recorda sound. Start-up image ® Usethe _ or 4_ button to selectthe image you wish to register and press the FUNC./ SETbutton. Start-up, Operation, Self-timer andShutter Sounds * Usethe _ or ._ button to select [_J (Record) and press the FUNC./SET button.

  • Page 163

    ', The following cannot be registered as My Camera Settings. - Movies - Sounds recorded with the sound memo function (p. 124) ,, The prior setting is erased when a new My Camera setting is added. Data that ca. he Regi_ered as My CameraSetti.gs My Camera settings should conform to the data types below.

  • Page 164

    The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor during shooting or playback. Please refer to the Direct Print User Guidefor the messages that display during a printer connection. Busy... image is being recordedto, or read from, SD card, No memory card Youattemptedto shoot or play back images without an SD card installed.

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    Youattemptedto play backa RAWimage. Unidentifiedimage Youattemptedto play back an imagethat was recordedin a special datatype (proprietarydata type used bythe cameraof another manufacturer,etc.) or a movie clip recorded by anothercamera. Cannotmagnify! Youattemptedto magnifyan imagerecordedin a different cameraor datatype, an imageedited with a computer,or a movie. Cannotrotate Youattemptedto rotate an image recordedin a different cameraor datatype, an imageedited...

  • Page 166

    Problem Solution Csuse Camerawill not Poweris not turned • Pressthe power button for a moment. operate • Confirmthatthe SDcardslot/ SDcard slot/battery cover is open batterycoveris securelyclosed. insufficient battery • Insert a fully charged batteryinto the camera. voltage • Usethe ACAdapterKit ACK-DCf 0 (sold separately).

  • Page 167

    Problem Cause Solution Cannotplay back Filenamewas • Setthe file nameor file number changedwitha accordingto the Designrule for computeror file CameraFile system standards, locationwaschanged _See About File Numbersand FolderNumbers(p. 112). Lenswill not retract SD card slot/battery • Firstclosethe SDcardslot/battery cover was opened coverandthenturn the poweroff.

  • Page 168

    Problem Solution Cause Image isblurred Subjectis out of - For normalshooting conditions, out of f ocus focal range stay at least 30 cm (1.0 ft.) from the subject. - In macro mode,stay in the range of 30 - 50 cm (1.0 - 1.6 ft.) from the subject (3 - 50 cm (1.2 in.

  • Page 169

    Problem Solution Cause Subjectin recorded Light is shining • Change the shootingangle. image is too bright directly on the subject or reflected off the subject into the camera Flashis setto on • Setthe flash to off. • This is a normal occurrencein A bar of light (red, Subject is too bright purple) appears on...

  • Page 170

    Problem Solution Cause Zoom leverwas Zoom does not - Operatethe zoom before 3ressedwhile operate shooting in movie mode, shootingin a movie modeother than Standard, SDcard was Readingimages - Usean SDcardformatted in your from SDcard is formatted in another camera, slow device Recordingimagesto SD cardtakesa long...

  • Page 171

    It is best to power the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DCIO (sold separately) when you are using it for long periods of time or connecting it to a computer. Turnthe camera power off before connecting or disconnecting the AC adapter.

  • Page 172

    High-PowerFlash 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 173

    '_ If the battery is used in cold regions (0 °C/32 °F or lower), you are recommended to carry a spare lithium battery (CR123A or DL123). Keep the spare battery warm in your pocket until immediately before using it, and exchange it frequently with the battery in the flash.

  • Page 174

    Never use synthetic cleansers on the camera body or lens. If dirt remains, contact the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the separate Canon Customer Support leaflet.

  • Page 175

    All data is based on Carton'sstandard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShotSD4DDDiGiTAL ELPH/DIGITAL I XUS50 (W): wideangle (T): telephoto CameraEffective Pixels Approx. 5.0 million image Sensor 1/2.5-inch CCD(Totalnumber of pixels:Approx. 5.3 million) Lens 5.8 (W) - 17.4 (T) mm (35mm film equivalent:35 (W) - 105 (T) mm) f/2.8 (W) - f/4.9 (T) DigitalZoom...

  • Page 176

    Sensitivity Auto*, ]SO50/100/200/400equivalent *Cameraautomaticallysets the optimal speed. White Balance TTLauto, pre-set(availablesettings: Daylight,Cloudy, Tungsten,Fluorescentor FluorescentH) or custom Built-in Flash Auto,auto with red-eyereduction,flash on with red- eye reduction,flash on, flash off, slow synchro Rash Range Normal:50 cm- 3.5 m (1.6- 11.5ft.) (W), 50 cm- 2.0 m (1.6 - 6.6 ft.) (T) Macro: 30 cm- 50 cm(1.0 - 1.6ft.) (W/T) (Whensensitivity is setto AUTO.)

  • Page 177

    Number of Recording Movies: Standard,MyColors:(recordingcan continue Pixels until the SDcard is full .1 (canrecord up to a maximumof 1 GB at onetime)) 640x 480 pixels (30 frames/sec.,15 frames/sec.) 320 x 240 pixels (30 frames/sec.,15 frames/sec.) FastFrameRate:(can recordfor 1 min.) *2 320 x 240 pixels (60 frames/sec.) Compact:(can record for 3 min.) *2 160x 120 pixels (15 frames/sec.)

  • Page 178

    PowerSource Rechargeable l ithium-ionbattery(type:NB-4L) ACAdapterKit ACK-DCIO Operating Temperature 0 -40 °C (32 - 104 °F) Operating Humidity 10 -90% Dimensions 86.0 x 53.0 x 20.7 mm (3.39 x 2.09 x 0.82 in.) (excluding protrusions) Thinnestsection: 19.5 mm (0.77 in.) Weight Approx.

  • Page 179

    Power is left off for a sufficient amount of time*, then the power is turned back on and the testing procedure is repeated. • A Canon-brand SD memory card is used. •Until t hebattery returns to normal temperature Playback: Normal temperature (23 °C _+ 2 °C/73 °F _+ 3.6 °F), normal relative humidity (50% + 20%), continuous playback at 3 seconds per image.

  • Page 180

    SDCardsand Estimated Capacities Still Images With card included with the camera SDCq6M SDCq28M SDC-512MSH (2592 x 1944 pixels) (2048 x 1536 pixels) 1041 (1600x 1200 pixels) 1590 1777 2747 (640 x 480 pixels) 1118 4317 Movie SDC-16M SDC-128M SDC-512MSH 6 sec. 1 min.

  • Page 181

    Maximum movie clip length at _ (Fast Frame Rate): 1 min., at (Compact): 3 min. The figures indicate the maximum continuous recording time. l_ (Large), _ (Medium 1), _ (Medium 2), B (Small), _, H indicate the recording resolution. l_ (Superfine), _ (Fine) and [] (Normal) indicate the compression setting.

  • Page 182

    SB Memory Card Interface Compatiblewith SD memory card standards Dimensions 32.0 x 24.0x 2.1 mm (1.3 x 0.9x 0.1 in.) Weight Approx. 2 g (0.07 oz.) Battery Pack NB-4L Type Rechargeabie lithium-ion battery Nominal Voltage 3.7 V DC Typical Capacity 760 mAh Cycle Life Approx.

  • Page 183

    Tip for Usingthe Serf-timer (p.78) NormaJJy the camera shakes a JittJe w hen you press the shutter button. Setting the seJf-tJmer deJays the shutter reJease for 2 seconds allows the camera to stop shaking, thus preventing a blurred image. Even better results can be obtained by placing the camera on a stable surface or by using a tripod to shoot.

  • Page 184

    ISOSpeed {polOg) The JSOspeed is the numeric representation of the camera's sensitivity to light. The higher the ISO speed, the higher the sensitivity. A high ISO speed allows you to shoot images in dark indoor or outdoor conditions without a flash and also helps prevent blurred images due to camera shake.

  • Page 185: Menu Settings And Factory Defaults, Auto

    AC Adapter Kit ACK-DCIO ..169 Erasing........131 AE Lock ........92 All images......132 AF Frame ........46 Single images....131 AF Lock ........91 Exposure........95 AF-assist Beam......47 AiAF ........... 44 FELock ........93 Auto Play (Slide Show) .... 126 File Number ......

  • Page 186: Manual, Digital Macro, Portrait, Indoor, Functions Available In Each Shooting Mode

    Rec. Menu......53 Shooting Mode Set up Menu......55 Auto ....... 61,68 Messages......... 162 Digital Macro....68, 73 Functions Available in Each Metering Modes......94 Mode switch ......36 Shooting Mode ....192 Movie Indoor ........68 Kids&Pets ......68 Editing........

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    Trademark Acknowledgments • Canon, PowerShot, PiXMA and SELPHYare trademarks of Canon Inc. • Macintosh, Mac OS and QuickTJmeare trademarks of Apple Computer Inc., registered in the United States and/or other countries. • Microsoft @and Windows® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

  • Page 193

    FCCNotice (Digital Camera, Model PCl150) Tested To Compl_t _ORNO_EOROmCE USE This devicecomplieswith Part 15of the FCCRules.Operation is subjectto the following two conditions; (1)this devicemaynot causeharmfulinterference, a nd (2)this devicemustacceptany interference received, i ncludinginterference that may causeundesiredoperation. Note:This equipmenthasbeentestedandfoundto comply withthe limits for ClassBdigital devices,pursuantto Part 15of the FCCrules.Theselimits are designed to providereasonable protectionagainstharmfulinterferenceina residential i nstallation.Thisequipmentgenerates,usesandcan radiateradio...

  • Page 194

    Thechartbelow is a reference for the settingsavailable for variousshootingconditions. Thesettingsselectedin eachshootingmodeare savedafter you finish shooting. Function Page Large Medium 1 Medium 2 ReaoJution p. 64 Small Postcard Movie Superfine Compression F ine p. 64 Normal Frame Rate O (z) p. 85 Auto Auto with Red-Eye Reduction G...

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    Function Page Evaluative Metering Method Center-WeightedAverage p. 94 Spot ExposureCompensation o( 7_ A 0 (7)p. 95 Long Shutter p. 95 _(_1 White Balancelu) p. 98 Photo Effect O (l°; _.101 _(_1 _(_1 ISO Speed -(Y) _(_) _(_) _(yl _.109 AutoRotate _.110 * Default setting OSetting available ASetting canonlybeselected f orthefirstimage.

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