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FujiFilm FinePix F610 Owner's Manual

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This manual will show you how to use your FUJIFILM
DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix F610 correctly.
Please follow the instructions carefully.
BL00271-201 ( 1 )

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  • Page 1 This manual will show you how to use your FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix F610 correctly. Please follow the instructions carefully. BL00271-201 ( 1 )
  • Page 2: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    5. Limited Warranty. AGREEMENT, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO USE THE FUJIFILM warrants to you that Media is free from any defect in material SOFTWARE RECORDED ON THE CD-ROM. BY OPENING and workmanship under normal use for ninety (90) days from the date of THE PACKAGE, YOU ACCEPT AND AGREE TO BE your receipt of Media.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Correcting the date and time ... 15 Changing the date order ... 15 SELECTING THE LANGUAGE ... 16 SETTING UP AND USING THE FinePix F610 CRADLE CP-FX610 ... 17 2 Using the Camera BASIC OPERATION GUIDE ... 20 STILL PHOTOGRAPHY MODE AUTO MODE) ...
  • Page 4: Accessories Included

    Accessories included h NP-40 Rechargeable Battery (1) h AC-5VW AC Power Adapter (1 set) Soft case included h A/V cable for the FinePix F610 (1) h 16 MB, xD-Picture Card™ (1) (approx. 1.2 m (3.9 ft.)) Included with: Anti-static case (1)
  • Page 5: Warning

    Nomenclature ✽ Refer to the pages in parentheses for information on using the camera features. Mode dial Manual (P.39) Movie (P.67) AUTO (P.38) Scene Position (P.38) ✽The dial cannot be turned to “ Shutter button Self-timer lamp (P.50) Lens (Lens cover) Flash pop-up button (P.20, 22, 45) Viewfinder lamp...
  • Page 6: Loading The Battery And The Media

    LOADING THE BATTERY AND THE MEDIA Getting Ready Compatible Batteries Use only the special Rechargeable Battery NP-40. The use of other brands of rechargeable battery could cause faults or damage to the camera. h Rechargeable Battery NP-40 (1) The battery is not fully charged at shipment and must be fully Terminals charged before being used.
  • Page 7: Checking The Remaining Battery Charge

    You can charge the battery more quickly by using the BC-65 Battery Charger (sold separately) (➡P.92). Using the AC Power Adapter Use only the FUJIFILM products listed on the left. See P.94 for notes on using the AC power adapter. Only connect or disconnect the AC power adapter when the camera is switched off.
  • Page 8: Switching On And Off/setting The Date And Time

    SWITCHING ON AND OFF/SETTING THE DATE AND TIME Slide the Power switch to turn the camera on and off. When you switch the camera on, the viewfinder lamp lights (green). In “ ” mode, the lens extends and the lens cover opens.
  • Page 9: Selecting The Language

    BACK See P.71 for more information on the “ SETTING UP AND USING THE FinePix F610 CRADLE CP-FX610 Just by putting the camera in the cradle, you can ensure that your camera is always charged. The cradle will also automatically launch the “FinePixViewer” image viewing software when you switch the cradle on.
  • Page 10 SETTING UP AND USING THE FinePix F610 CRADLE CP-FX610 USB cable ( included ) Push the plug firmly all the way into the USB socket, taking care to plug the correct end of the cable into the socket. Taking care to plug the correct end of the cable into the USB (USB)socket port, push the plug firmly all the way into the socket.
  • Page 11: Basic Operation Guide

    Using BASIC OPERATION GUIDE the Camera You’ve read the chapter on getting ready and the camera is now set up and ready to take pictures. “Using the Camera” describes the basic camera operations of “Taking Pictures”, then “Viewing Images” and “Erasing Images”. This section describes the camera’s functions.
  • Page 12 STILL PHOTOGRAPHY MODE STILL PHOTOGRAPHY MODE SHOOTING STILL IMAGES ( Set the Power switch to “ dial to “ h Photography range Approx. 60 cm (2.0 ft.) to infinity For subjects closer than 60 cm (2.0 ft.), use Macro photography (➡P.47).
  • Page 13: Viewfinder Lamp Display

    Subjects Not Suitable for Autofocus Though the FinePix F610 uses an accurate autofocus mechanism, it may have difficulty focusing or not be able to focus at all on the types of subjects and situations listed below. In such cases, the image may be out of focus.
  • Page 14: Best Framing

    AF/AE Lock On the FinePix F610, when you press the Shutter button down half way, the focus and exposure settings are fixed (AF/AE lock). If you want to focus on a subject that is off to one side of the image or if you want to set the exposure before you compose the final shot, lock the AF and AE settings and then compose and shoot your picture to get the best results.
  • Page 15: Playback Zoom

    “DISP” button again. Still images that can be viewed You can use this camera to view still images recorded on the FinePix F610 or still images (excluding some uncompressed images) recorded on a FUJIFILM digital camera that supports xD-Picture Cards.
  • Page 16 VIEWING YOUR IMAGES ( PLAYBACK ) PLAYBACK MODE Trimming After playback zoom has been used to adjust the area to be viewed, the image can be saved as a separate file. Use playback zoom to adjust the area to be viewed (➡P.29).
  • Page 17 PHOTO MODE STILL IMAGE/MOVIE Advanced QUALITY MODE ( NUMBER OF RECORDED PIXELS ) Features 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Set the Mode dial to Still Photography mode or Movie mode. 3 Press the Photo mode “ ” button. The quality mode changes each time the “...
  • Page 18: Finepix Color

    SENSITIVITY PHOTO MODE STILL IMAGE Quality mode and sensitivity settings If a high-sensitivity setting (800) is selected, the quality setting may be automatically changed. When the sensitivity is set to “AUTO”, “160”, “200” or “400”, check the quality setting and, if necessary, reset it (➡P.32).
  • Page 19: Auto

    STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS TAKING PICTURES — SELECTING THE CAMERA SETTINGS Consider the scene you are photographing and the sort of image you want to achieve when you specify the camera settings. A general guide to the procedure is given below. Select the Photography mode (➡P.38-43, 67, 68).
  • Page 20: Portrait

    AUTO/ STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS AUTO Set the Mode dial to “ This is the easiest mode to use and can be used for most types of shot. SCENE POSITION Set the Mode dial to “ This mode provides options tailored to different types of scenes.
  • Page 21: Programmed Auto

    MANUAL STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS # See P.39 for information on selecting the photography mode. Programmed Auto You can change the display panel by pressing “d” or “c”. 1M 1M ISO  ISO  200 200 F5.6 P.45 P.47 P.47 P.39 Program Shift 1M...
  • Page 22: Manual

    MANUAL STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS # See P.39 for information on selecting the photography mode. Aperture-Priority Auto You can change the display panel by pressing “d” or “c”. 1M 1M I S O I S O   2 0 0   2 0 0 F5.6 P.45 P.47...
  • Page 23: Exposure Compensation

    EXPOSURE COMPENSATION STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS Use this function for shots where you cannot obtain the optimum brightness (exposure), such as shots with extremely high contrast between the subject and the background. Exposure compensation can be set in the Programmed Auto, Aperture-priority Auto photography modes.
  • Page 24: Red-eye Reduction

    FLASH STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS Auto Flash Mode Use this mode for ordinary photography. The flash fires automatically as required by the shooting conditions. If you press the shutter button while the flash is charging, the shot will be taken without the flash. Red-Eye Reduction Use this mode to ensure that the subject’s eyes appear natural when photographing people in low-light conditions.
  • Page 25: Top 5-frame Continuous Shooting

    CONTINUOUS SHOOTING STILL PHOTOGRAPHY FUNCTIONS Top 5-frame Continuous Shooting In this mode, you can shoot up to 5 frames at intervals as short as 0.3 seconds. When you take the shots, the photographed images are displayed STORING STORING (in sequence from the left) and automatically recorded.
  • Page 26: Af (multi)

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU STILL IMAGE MENU SELF-TIMER PHOTOGRAPHY Use this function to take photos such as group shots that include the photographer. SELF−TIMER SELF−TIMER When you set the self-timer to ON, “ ” appears on the LCD monitor. : The shot is taken after 10 seconds. OFF...
  • Page 27 PHOTOGRAPHY MENU STILL IMAGE MENU AF ( MULTI ) ISO160 ISO160 If you press the Shutter button down halfway, the Pressed camera automatically recognizes any strongly halfway contrasting subject near the center of the screen and displays the AF frame over subject in focus. If the camera has difficulty in focusing on the main subject, select the “AF (CENTER)”...
  • Page 28: Photometry

    PHOTOGRAPHY MENU STILL IMAGE MENU PHOTOMETRY Use this mode for shots where the brightness of the subject and background differ markedly and the PHOTOMETRY PHOTOMETRY light is not metered as desired in MULTI mode. AVERAGE AVERAGE MULTI (Pattern): Light metering where the SPOT...
  • Page 29: Protect Frame

    PROTECT FRAME PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS 1 Set the Power switch “ 2 Press “d” or “c” to select the frame (file) to be protected. 3 Press the “ confirmation screen. 1M 1M 100-0009 I S O   2 0 0 I S O  ...
  • Page 30: Playing Back Voice Memos

    F5 .6 Compatible Voice Memo Files You can use your FinePix F610 to playback voice memos recorded on this camera or voice memos up to 30 seconds long recorded onto an xD-Picture Card using a FUJIFILM digital camera. PLAYING BACK VOICE MEMOS 1 Set the Power switch to “...
  • Page 31: Playback Menu

    ERASING ALL FRAMES PLAYBACK MENU 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu. Mistakenly erased frames (files) cannot be recovered. Take care when erasing frames (files). Copy important frames (files) that should not be erased to a PC’s hard disk, etc.
  • Page 32: Auto Play (automatic Playback)

    PROTECTING AND UNPROTECTING ALL FRAMES PLAYBACK MENU RESET ALL Press the “MENU/OK” button to unprotect all the frames (files) RESET ALL OK? RESET ALL OK? IT MAY TAKE A WHILE IT MAY TAKE A WHILE OK OK YES YES BACK BACK CANCEL CANCEL To stop the procedure mid-way If the photographed images are very large, protecting or unprotecting all the frames (files) may take some time.
  • Page 33: Photo Mode Playback

    Picture Card. The recorded specifications include information on which frames are to be printed. This section gives a detailed description of how to order your prints with the FinePix F610. On the FinePix F610, you can specify only one print per image in the DPOF settings.
  • Page 34: Dpof All Reset

    DPOF ALL RESET PHOTO MODE PLAYBACK 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the Photo mode “ ” button. Press the “ 1M 1M 100-0009 I S O I S O   2 0 0   2 0 0 SET...
  • Page 35: Viewing Movies ( Playing Back Movies)

    SHOOTING MOVIES MOVIE MODE Press the Zoom button to zoom in or out before you start shooting. You must zoom beforehand as you cannot zoom during shooting. h Focal length of the optical zoom (35 mm camera equivalent) Approx. 35 mm-105 mm Max.
  • Page 36: Set-up

    ADJUSTING THE MONITOR BRIGHTNESS/ ADJUSTING THE VOLUME Settings 1 Set the Power switch to “ 2 Press the “MENU/OK” button to display the menu. 1 Press “d” or “c” to select “ then press “a ” or “b ” to select “ “VOLUME”.
  • Page 37: Image Display

    SET–UP IMAGE DISPLAY You can use this setting to specify whether SET−UP SET−UP 1/3 1/3 photographed images are displayed after shooting. IMAGE DISP. IMAGE DISP. ON ON POWER SAVE POWER SAVE 2 MIN 2 MIN FORMAT FORMAT OK OK BEEP BEEP In top5-frame continuous shooting, and final5-frame SHUTTER...
  • Page 38: Format (media Initialization)

    (Windows/Mac OS9 only). ImageMixer VCD2 RAW FILE for FinePix CONVERTER LE Creates a FinePix CD Album Used when you open RAW files that were photographed on cameras that support the RAW file format. FinePix F610 is not supported for CCD-RAW file.
  • Page 39: 5.2 Installation On A Windows Pc

    5.2 INSTALLATION ON A Windows PC Pre-installation checklist To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. ✽1 Compatible PCs IBM PC/AT or compatible Operating System Windows 98 (including the Second Edition) Windows Millennium Edition (Windows Me) Windows 2000 Professional Windows XP Home Edition...
  • Page 40: Installation On A Mac Os 9.0 To 9.2

    5.3 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS 9.0 TO 9.2 Pre-installation checklist To run this software, you must have the hardware and software described below. Check your system before you begin the installation. ✽1 Compatible Mac Power Macintosh G3 , PowerBook G3 Power Macintosh G4, iMac, iBook, Power Macintosh G4 Cube or PowerBook G4 ✽2...
  • Page 41: Installation On A Mac Os X

    5.3 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS 9.0 TO 9.2 After restarting the Macintosh, the “FinePixViewer installation completed” message appears. Click “Using FinePixViewer” to view the basic FinePixViewer functions. To install Acrobat Reader, click “Install Acrobat Reader”. Install Adobe Systems’ Acrobat Reader software to read the FinePixViewer User’s Guide (PDF). If the latest version already has been installed, this step is not required.
  • Page 42 5.4 INSTALLATION ON A Mac OS X FinePixViewer and RAW FILE CONVERTER LE are installed on Mac OS X. Turn your Macintosh on and start up Mac OS X. Do not launch any other applications. Insert the enclosed CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
  • Page 43: Camera Connection

    Internet. Videoconferencing (“PictureHello”) is not supported on Macintosh computers. Connection is only possible with a FUJIFILM camera equipped with a “PC Camera” function. For more information on using the software, refer to “How to use FinePixViewer” in the HELP menu which was installed from the CD-ROM.
  • Page 44 6.1 CAMERA CONNECTION Set a computer Windows 98/98 SE/Me/2000 Professional/Macintosh The Windows CD-ROM may also be required during installation. In this event, change CD-ROMs as directed by the on-screen instructions. h FinePixViewer automatically starts up. ✽ Screen for Windows 98 SE h A removable disk icon appears and you can use your PC to transfer files to and from the camera.
  • Page 45: 6.2 Using Finepixviewer

    6.1 CAMERA CONNECTION 6.1.3 Disconnecting the Camera Quit all applications (FinePixViewer etc.) that are using the camera. For a DSC connection, proceed to step . For a PC CAMERA connection, proceed to step Perform the steps shown below before you turn the camera off. This procedure differs depending on the operating system software (or PC) you are using.
  • Page 46: System Expansion Options

    “Empty Trash” in the “Special” menu. System Expansion Options eBy using the FinePix F610 together with other optional FUJIFILM products, your system can be expanded to fill a wide range of uses. I Image input/output to the PC...
  • Page 47: Accessories Guide

    Accessories Guide eThe accessories (sold separately) can make taking pictures with the FinePix F610 even easier. For information on how to attach and use the accessories, refer to the instructions provided with the accessory used. Visit the FUJIFILM web site for the latest information on camera accessories.
  • Page 48: Ac Power Adapter

    ✽ Very occasionally, DC output will be prevented by the FinePix F610 Digital Camera. The use of other AC power adapters may result in damage to your camera. operation of the internal protection circuit. In this event, h The AC Power Adapter is only intended for indoor use.
  • Page 49 It may be necessary to format the xD-Picture Card. If the error message is still displayed, replace the xD-Picture Card. i Contact your FUJIFILM dealer. i Wipe the contact area on the xD-Picture Card with a soft dry cloth. It may be necessary to format the xD-Picture Card.
  • Page 50 The camera has suffered an unforeseen Briefly remove the battery or disconnect problem. the AC power adapter. Then reload the battery or reconnect the AC power adapter and try again. If the error message is still displayed, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. Solutions...
  • Page 51: Specifications

    Optional Accessories See P.92 ✽ These specifications are subject to change without notice. FUJIFILM shall not be held liable for damages resulting from errors in this Owner’s Manual. ✽ The LCD monitor on your digital camera is manufactured using advanced high-precision technology.
  • Page 52: Safety Notes

    AF/AE Lock: On the FinePix F610, pressing the shutter button down half way locks the focus and exposure settings (AF and AE lock). If you want to focus on a subject that is not centered in the frame or change the picture composition after the exposure is set, you can obtain good results by changing the composition after the AF and AE settings are locked.
  • Page 53 This could cause a fire or electric shock. here. Do not cover or wrap the camera or The charger is designed for Fujifilm the AC power adapter in a cloth or NP-40 battery. Using the charger to quilt.
  • Page 55 26 - 30, Nishiazabu 2 - chome, Minato - ku, Tokyo 106 - 8620, Japan Printed on recycled paper. http://home.fujifilm.com/products/digital/ FGS - 305111 - FG Printed in Japan...

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