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BL01548-200
DIGITAL CAMERA
Before You Begin
FINEPIX JX420 - JX440
First Steps
FINEPIX JX370 - JX390
FINEPIX JX330 - JX335
Basic Photography and Playback
FINEPIX JX290 - JX295
More on Photography
Owner's Manual
More on Playback
Thank you for your purchase
Movies
of this product. This manual
describes how to use your
FUJIFILM digital camera and
Connections
the supplied software. Be sure
that you have read and un-
Menus
derstood its contents and the
warnings in "For Your Safety"
Technical Notes
(P ii) before using the camera.
For information on related products, visit our website at
Troubleshooting
http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/index.html
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  • Page 1 More on Playback Thank you for your purchase Movies of this product. This manual describes how to use your FUJIFILM digital camera and Connections the supplied software. Be sure that you have read and un- Menus derstood its contents and the warnings in “For Your Safety”...
  • Page 2: Important Safety Instructions

    For Your Safety For Your Safety • Read Instructions: All the safety and operat- ing instructions should be read before the appliance is operated. • Retain Instructions: The safety and operating instructions should be retained for future reference. • Heed Warnings: All warnings on the ap- pliance and in the operating instructions should be adhered to.
  • Page 3: For Your Safety

    Antennas Antennas Outdoor Antenna Grounding: If an outside antenna or cable system is connected to the video product, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded so as to provide some protection against voltage surges and built- up static charges. Section 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA No.
  • Page 4: Safety Notes

    These actions could damage the cord and cause a fire or electric shock. If the cord is damaged, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. Do not place the camera on an unstable surface. This can cause the camera to fall or tip over and cause injury.
  • Page 5 Request regular internal testing and cleaning for your camera. Build-up of dust in your camera can cause a fire or electric shock. Contact your FUJIFILM dealer to request internal clean- ing every two years. Please note that this service is not free of charge.
  • Page 6 For Your Safety The Battery and Power Supply Note: Check the type of battery used in your camera and read the appropriate sections. The following describes the proper use of batteries and how to prolong their life. Incor- rect use can shorten battery life or cause leak- age, overheating, fire, or explosion.
  • Page 7 AC Power Adapters (Available Separately) AC Power Adapters (Available Separately) This section applies to all camera models. Use only FUJIFILM AC power adapters desig- nated for use with this camera. Other adapt- ers could damage the camera. • The AC power adapter is for indoor use only.
  • Page 8 LCD monitor to en- sure that the camera is functioning normally. FUJIFILM Corporation can not accept liability for damages or lost profits incurred as a result of product malfunction.
  • Page 9 About This Manual About This Manual Before using the camera, read this manual and the warnings in “For Your Safe- ty” (P ii). For information on specific topics, consult the sources below. Table of Contents ... Table of Contents ...P The “Table of Contents”...
  • Page 10 Frequently-Used Buttons Frequently-Used Buttons ■ ■ Turning the Camera on in Playback Mode Turning the Camera on in Playback Mode y When the camera is off, playback can be started by pressing the a button for about a second. ■ ■ Silent Mode Silent Mode y Press and hold the DISP/ BACK button to disable...
  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Table of Contents For Your Safety ...ii IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...ii Safety Notes ...iv About This Manual ...ix Frequently-Used Buttons ...x Before You Begin Before You Begin Symbols and Conventions ...1 Supplied Accessories ...1 Parts of the Camera ...2 Camera Displays ...4 Shooting ...4 Playback ...5...
  • Page 12 Table of Contents Movies Movies Recording Movies ...42 Viewing Movies ...44 Connections Connections Viewing Pictures on TV ...45 Printing Pictures via USB ...46 Printing the DPOF Print Order...48 Viewing Pictures on a Computer ...50 Windows: Installing MyFinePix Studio ...50 Macintosh: Installing FinePixViewer...52 Connecting the Camera ...54 Menus Menus...
  • Page 13 Using the Menus: Playback Mode ...62 Using the Playback Menu ...62 Playback Menu Options ...62 k PHOTOBOOK ASSIST ...62 b IMAGE SEARCH ...62 A ERASE ...62 j MARK FOR UPLOAD TO ...63 I SLIDE SHOW ...64 D PROTECT ...65 G CROP ...65 O RESIZE ...66 C IMAGE ROTATE ...66 K PRINT ORDER (DPOF) ...66...
  • Page 14 Table of Contents Technical Notes Technical Notes Optional Accessories ...75 Printing ...75 Computer Related ...75 Audio/Visual ...75 Accessories from FUJIFILM...76 Caring for the Camera ...77 Storage and Use ...77 Water and Sand...77 Condensation ...77 Cleaning ...78 Traveling ...78 Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Problems and Solutions ...79...
  • Page 15: Before You Begin Symbols And Conventions

    Before You Begin Before You Begin Symbols and Conventions Symbols and Conventions The following symbols are used in this manual: Q : This information should be read before use to ensure correct operation. R : Additional information that may be helpful when using the camera. P : Other pages in this manual on which related information may be found.
  • Page 16: Parts Of The Camera

    Parts of the Camera Parts of the Camera For more information, refer to the page listed to the right of each item. Selector button Move cursor up d (exposure compensation) button (P 28) (delete) button (P x) Move cursor left (macro) button (P 29) Move cursor down MENU/OK button...
  • Page 17 Shutter button ... 18 button ... 13 ON/OFF Self-timer lamp ... 32 Flash ... 30 Microphone ... 42 Lens and lens cover LCD monitor ... 4 DISP (display)/BACK button ...5, 15 o (silent mode) button ...x W (zoom out) button ...17, 35 * Press and hold the DISP/BACK button until o is displayed.
  • Page 18: Camera Displays

    Parts of the Camera Camera Displays Camera Displays The following types of indicator may be displayed during shooting and play- back. Indicators vary with camera settings. ■ Shooting 12 / 31 / 2050 12 / 31 / 2050 10 : 00 AM 10 : 00 AM F4.5 F4.5...
  • Page 19: Playback

    ■ Playback YouTube 12 / 31 / 2050 10 : 00 AM 12 / 31 / 2050 10 : 00 AM 1 / 250 1 / 250 F4.5 F4.5 -1 -1 Battery Level Battery Level Battery level is shown as follows: Indicator Indicator D (white)
  • Page 20: First Steps

    First Steps First Steps Inserting the Battery and a Memory Card Inserting the Battery and a Memory Card Insert the battery and memory card as described below. Open the battery-chamber cover. R Be sure the camera is off before opening the battery-chamber cover.
  • Page 21 Insert the memory card. Holding the memory card in the orientation shown at right, slide it in until it clicks into place at the back of the slot. Q Be sure card is in the correct orienta- tion; do not insert at an angle or use force.
  • Page 22 Inserting the Battery and a Memory Card Removing the Battery and Memory Card Removing the Battery and Memory Card Before removing the battery or memory card, turn the camera off and open the battery-chamber cover. To remove the battery, press the battery latch to the side, and slide the battery out of the camera as shown.
  • Page 23: Compatible Memory Cards

    ■ Compatible Memory Cards FUJIFILM and SanDisk SD and SDHC memory cards have been approved for use in the camera. A complete list of approved memory cards is available at http://www.fujifilm.com/support/digital_cameras/compatibility/. Operation is not guaranteed with other cards. The camera can not be used with xD-Picture Cards or MultiMediaCard (MMC) devices.
  • Page 24 Inserting the Battery and a Memory Card Q Q Batteries Batteries • Remove dirt from the battery terminals with a clean, dry cloth. Failure to observe this precaution could prevent the battery from charging. • Do not affix stickers or other objects to the battery. Failure to observe this precaution could make it impossible to remove the battery from the camera.
  • Page 25: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Charging the Battery The battery is not charged at shipment. Charge the battery before use. The camera charges the battery internally. Charge the battery. Connect the camera and AC power adapt- er using the included USB cable. Then plug the AC power adapter into an indoor power outlet.
  • Page 26 Charging the Battery The Charging Indicator The Charging Indicator The charging indicator is displayed in the center of the LCD monitor. Charging indicator Charging indicator Battery charging. Battery charging. The charging indicator will disappear when charging completes. R The camera operates in external power mode if the camera is turned on while plugged into AC power.
  • Page 27: Turning The Camera On And Off

    Turning the Camera on and Off Turning the Camera on and Off Shooting Mode Shooting Mode Press the ON/OFF button to turn the camera on. The lens will extend and the lens cover will open. Press ON/OFF again to turn the camera off.
  • Page 28 Turning the Camera on and Off Q Forcibly obstructing the lens could cause damage or product malfunction. Q Fingerprints and other marks on the lens can affect pictures. Keep the lens clean. Q The button does not completely end the supply of power to the camera. ON/OFF R R Auto Power Off Auto Power Off...
  • Page 29: Basic Setup

    Basic Setup Basic Setup A language-selection dialog is displayed the first time the camera is turned on. Set up the camera as described below (you can reset the clock or change languages at any time using the F DATE/TIME or L a options in the setup menu;...
  • Page 30: Basic Photography And Playback

    Basic Photography and Playback Basic Photography and Playback Taking Pictures in Q Taking Pictures in This section describes how to take pictures in Q (scene recognition) mode. The camera automatically analyzes the composition and adjusts settings ap- propriately. Turn the camera on. Press the ON/OFF button to turn the camera on.
  • Page 31 Frame the picture. Use the zoom buttons to frame the picture in the display. Holding the Camera Holding the Camera Hold the camera steady with both hands and brace your elbows against your sides. Shaking or unsteady hands can blur your shots. To prevent pictures that are out of focus or too dark (under- exposed), keep your fingers and other objects away from the lens and flash.
  • Page 32 Taking Pictures in Q (Scene Recognition) Mode Focus. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. R The lens may make a noise when the camera focuses; this is normal. If the camera is able to focus, it will beep twice. If the camera is unable to focus, the focus frame will turn red, s will be dis- played.
  • Page 33: Viewing Pictures

    Viewing Pictures Viewing Pictures Pictures can be viewed in the LCD monitor. When taking important photo- graphs, take a test shot and check the results. Press the a button. The most recent picture will be displayed. View additional pictures. Press the selector right to view pictures in the order recorded, left to view pictures in reverse order.
  • Page 34: More On Photography Shooting Mode

    More on Photography More on Photography Shooting Mode Shooting Mode Choose a shooting mode according to the scene or type of subject. Choosing a Shooting Mode Choosing a Shooting Mode Press MENU/OK to display the shooting menu. Highlight A SHOOTING MODE and press the selector right to display shooting mode options.
  • Page 35: Shooting Mode Options

    Shooting Mode Options Shooting Mode Options Scene Scene The camera automatically analyzes the composition and selects a scene Q SCENE RECOGNITION SCENE RECOGNITION according to shooting conditions and the type of subject. Choose for crisp, clear snapshots. This mode is recommended in most B AUTO AUTO situations.
  • Page 36 Shooting Mode Scene Scene Choose for crisp, clear shots that capture the brightness of scenes domi- R SNOW SNOW nated by shining white snow. S BEACH BEACH Choose for crisp, clear shots that capture the brightness of sunlit beaches. U PARTY PARTY Capture indoor background lighting under low-light conditions.
  • Page 37: Panorama

    ■ r PANORAMA In this mode, you can take up to three pictures and join them together to form a panorama. Use of a tripod is recommended to assist in composing overlap- ping shots. The camera zooms all the way out and zoom remains fixed at the widest angle until shooting is complete.
  • Page 38 Shooting Mode Take the last shot as described in Step 4. R To end shooting and create a panorama after the first or second shot, press the multi selector up after completing Step 3 or Step 4 and proceed to Step 6. Press MENU/OK to save the picture.
  • Page 39 Framing Panoramas Manually Framing Panoramas Manually Follow the steps below if the desired results are not achieved with C AUTO se- lected for P MODE: Select D MANUAL for P MODE in the shooting menu. Select a frame and take the first shot. Press MENU/OK to display a guide showing an edge of the picture you have just taken.
  • Page 40: Focus Lock

    Focus Lock Focus Lock To compose photographs with off-center subjects: Focus: Position the subject in the focus frame (U) and press the shutter button halfway to lock focus and exposure. Focus and exposure will remain locked while the shutter button is pressed halfway (AF/AE lock).
  • Page 41 Autofocus Autofocus Although the camera boasts a high-precision autofocus system, it may be unable to focus on the subjects listed below. If the camera is unable to focus, focus on another subject at the same distance and use focus lock to recompose the photograph. •...
  • Page 42: Exposure Compensation

    d Exposure Compensation Exposure Compensation To adjust exposure compensation when photo- graphing very bright, very dark, or high-contrast subjects, press the selector up (d). Press the selec- tor up or down to choose an exposure compensa- tion value and then press MENU/OK. Choose positive (+) values to increase exposure Choose negative (–) values...
  • Page 43: F Macro Mode (close-ups)

    F Macro Mode (Close-ups) Macro Mode (Close-ups) For close-ups, press the selector left (F) and select F. When macro mode is in effect, the camera fo- cuses on subjects near the center of the frame. Use the zoom buttons to compose pictures (P 17). To exit macro mode, press the selector left (F) and select R Use of a tripod is recommended to prevent blur caused by camera shake.
  • Page 44: N Using The Flash (intelligent Flash)

    N Using the Flash (Intelligent Flash) Using the Flash (Intelligent Flash) When the flash is used, the camera’s Intelligent Flash system instantly analyzes the scene based on such factors as the brightness of the subject, its position in the frame, and its distance from the camera. Flash output and sensitivity are adjusted to ensure that the main subject is correctly exposed while pre- serving the effects of ambient background lighting, even in dimly-lit indoor scenes.
  • Page 45 R If the flash will fire, p will be displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway. At slow shutter speeds, k will appear in the display to warn that pictures may be blurred; use of a tripod is recommended. R The flash may fire several times with each shot.
  • Page 46: Using The Self-timer

    h Using the Self-Timer Using the Self-Timer To use the self-timer, press the selector down (h) and choose from the following options: Option Option (OFF) Self-timer off. The shutter is released ten seconds after the shutter button is pressed. Use for S (10 SEC) self-portraits.
  • Page 47: Intelligent Face Detection

    b Intelligent Face Detection Intelligent Face Detection Intelligent Face Detection sets focus and exposure for human faces anywhere in the frame, preventing the camera from focusing on the background in group portraits. Choose for shots that emphasize portrait subjects. To use Intelligent Face Detection, press MENU/OK to display the shooting menu and select ON for b FACE DETECTION.
  • Page 48: More On Playback Playback Options

    More on Playback More on Playback Playback Options Playback Options To view the most recent picture in the LCD monitor, press the a button. Press the selector right to view pictures in the order recorded, left to view pictures in reverse order. Keep the selector pressed to scroll rapidly to the desired frame.
  • Page 49: Playback Zoom

    Playback Zoom Playback Zoom Press T to zoom in on pictures displayed in single-frame playback; press W to zoom out. When the picture is zoomed in, the selector can be used to view areas of the image not currently visible in the display. Press DISP/BACK to exit zoom.
  • Page 50: Multi-frame Playback

    Playback Options Multi-Frame Playback Multi-Frame Playback Pressing W when a picture is shown full-frame in the LCD monitor displays the current image with previous and following images in the background. Press W to increase the number of images displayed to two, nine, or one hundred, T to view fewer images.
  • Page 51: A Deleting Pictures

    A Deleting Pictures Deleting Pictures To delete individual pictures, multiple selected pictures, or all pictures, press MENU/OK, select A ERASE (P 62), and choose from the options below. Note that deleted pictures can not be re- covered. Copy important pictures to a computer or other storage device be- fore proceeding.
  • Page 52: Image Search

    b Image Search Image Search Search for pictures. Select b IMAGE SEARCH in the playback menu (P 62), highlight one of the following search criteria, and press MENU/OK: • BY DATE: Search by date. • BY FACE: Search for faces from the face recognition database. •...
  • Page 53: Photobook Assist

    k PhotoBook Assist PhotoBook Assist Create books from your favorite photos. Creating a PhotoBook Creating a PhotoBook Select NEW BOOK for k PHOTOBOOK ASSIST in the playback menu (P 62) and choose from the following options: • SELECT FROM ALL: Choose from all available pictures. •...
  • Page 54: Viewing Photobooks

    k PhotoBook Assist Viewing Photobooks Viewing Photobooks Highlight a book in the photobook assist menu and press MENU/OK to display the book, then press the selector left or right to scroll through the pictures. Editing and Deleting Photobooks Editing and Deleting Photobooks Display the photobook and press MENU/OK.
  • Page 55: Viewing Panoramas

    Viewing Panoramas Viewing Panoramas If you press the selector down when a panorama is displayed full frame, the camera will play back the picture from left to right. To pause playback, press the selector down; press the selector down again to resume. To delete the panorama, press the selector up (b) when playback is paused.
  • Page 56: Recording Movies

    Movies Movies Recording Movies Recording Movies Shoot short movies with sound. During recording, and the time remaining will be displayed in the LCD moni- tor and sound will be recorded via the built-in microphone (be careful not to cover the microphone during recording). Press MENU/OK to display the shooting menu and select F MOVIE for A SHOOTING MODE (P 20).
  • Page 57 R Before recording, select a frame size using the O QUALITY option in the shooting menu. Select h 1280 (1280 × 720) for an aspect ratio of 16 : 9 (High Definition), f (640 × 480) to record standard definition movies, or g (320 × 240) for longer movies.
  • Page 58: Viewing Movies

    Viewing Movies Viewing Movies During playback, movies are displayed in the LCD monitor as shown at right. The following operations can be per- formed while a movie is displayed: Option Option Start/pause Start/pause Press the selector down to start playback. Press again to playback playback pause.
  • Page 59: Connections Viewing Pictures On Tv

    Connections Connections Viewing Pictures on TV Viewing Pictures on TV Connect the camera to a TV to show pictures to a group. Turn the camera off and connect an optional A/V cable as shown below. Q When connecting cables, be sure the connectors are fully inserted. R Image quality may drop during movie playback.
  • Page 60: Printing Pictures Via Usb

    Printing Pictures via USB Printing Pictures via USB If the printer supports PictBridge, the camera can be connected directly to the printer as shown below and pictures can be printed without first being copied to a computer. Note that depending on the printer, not all the functions described below may be supported.
  • Page 61 Press MENU/OK to start printing. Printing can be interrupted by pressing DISP/BACK, but note that some printers may not respond immediately. If the printer stops before printing is complete, turn the camera off and then on again. After confirming that PRINTING has cleared from the camera display, turn the camera off and disconnect the USB cable.
  • Page 62: Printing The Dpof Print Order

    Printing Pictures via USB Printing the DPOF Print Order Printing the DPOF Print Order The K PRINT ORDER (DPOF) option in the playback menu can be used to create a digital “print order” for PictBridge-compatible printers (P 75) or de- vices that support DPOF. DPOF DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) is a standard that allows pictures to be...
  • Page 63 Press the selector up or down to choose the number of copies (up to 99). To remove a picture from the print order, press the selector down until the number of copies is zero. Repeat Steps 4–5 to complete the print order and press MENU/OK when settings are complete.
  • Page 64: Viewing Pictures On A Computer

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer Viewing Pictures on a Computer The supplied software can be used to copy pictures to a computer, where they can be stored, viewed, organized, and printed. Before proceeding, install the software as described below. Do until installation is complete.
  • Page 65 Exit any applications that may be running and insert the installer CD in a CD-ROM drive. Windows 7/Windows Vista Windows 7/Windows Vista If an AutoPlay dialog is displayed, click SETUP.EXE. A “User Account Control” dialog will then be displayed; click Yes (Windows 7) or Allow (Windows Vista). The installer will start automatically;...
  • Page 66: Macintosh: Installing Finepixviewer

    Macintosh: Installing FinePixViewer Confirm that the computer meets the following system requirements: PowerPC or Intel (Core 2 Duo or better) Pre-installed copies of Mac OS X version 10.3.9–10.6 (visit http://www.fujifilm. OS OS com/support/digital_cameras/compatibility/ for more information) 256 MB or more (1 GB or more)
  • Page 67 Remove the installer CD from the CD-ROM drive. Note that you may be unable to remove the CD if Safari is running; if necessary, quit Safari before removing the CD. Store the installer CD in a dry location out of direct sun- light in case you need to re-install the software.
  • Page 68: Connecting The Camera

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer Connecting the Camera Connecting the Camera If the pictures you wish to copy are stored on a memory card, insert the card into the camera. R Windows users may require the Windows CD when starting the software for the first time.
  • Page 69 For more information on using the supplied software, start the application and select the appropriate option from the Help menu. Q If a memory card containing a large number of images is inserted, there may be a delay before the software starts and you may be unable to import or save images. Use a memory card reader to transfer pictures.
  • Page 70 Viewing Pictures on a Computer Uninstalling the Supplied Software Uninstalling the Supplied Software Only uninstall the supplied software when it is no longer required or before begin- ning reinstallation. After quitting the software and disconnecting the camera, drag the “FinePixViewer” folder from “Applications” into the Trash and select Empty Trash in the Finder menu (Macintosh), or open the control panel and use “Programs and Features”...
  • Page 71: Menus

    Menus Menus Using the Menus: Shooting Mode Using the Menus: Shooting Mode Using the Shooting Menu Using the Shooting Menu To display the shooting menu, press MENU/OK in shooting mode. Highlight items and press the se- lector right to view options, then highlight an option and press MENU/OK.
  • Page 72: O image Size

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode O IMAGE SIZE  IMAGE SIZE Choose the image size and aspect ratio at which pictures are record- ed. Large pictures can be printed at large sizes with no drop in quality, while small pictures require less memory, allowing more pictures to be recorded.
  • Page 73: T Image Quality

    T IMAGE QUALITY IMAGE QUALITY Choose how much image fi les are compressed. Option Option FINE FINE Low compression. Select for higher image quality. NORMAL NORMAL High compression. Select this option to store more pictures. P FINEPIX COLOR FINEPIX COLOR Enhance contrast and color saturation or take pictures in black and white.
  • Page 74: D White Balance

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode D WHITE BALANCE WHITE BALANCE For natural colors, choose a setting that matches the light source. Option Option AUTO AUTO White balance adjusted automatically. For subjects in direct sunlight. For subjects in the shade. Use under “daylight” fl uorescent lights. Use under “warm white”...
  • Page 75: Face Detection

    b FACE DETECTION FACE DETECTION Choose whether the camera automatically detects and sets focus and exposure for human por- trait subjects (P 33). F AF MODE AF MODE This option controls how the camera selects the focus area. Regardless of the option selected, the camera will focus on the subject in the center of the LCD monitor when macro mode is on.
  • Page 76: Using The Menus: Playback Mode

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode Using the Menus: Playback Mode Using the Playback Menu Using the Playback Menu To display the playback menu, press MENU/OK in playback mode. Highlight items and press the selector right to view options, then highlight an option and press MENU/OK.
  • Page 77: Mark For Upload To

    j MARK FOR UPLOAD TO MARK FOR UPLOAD TO Select pictures for upload to YouTube or Facebook using MyFinePix Studio (Windows only). ■ Selecting Pictures for Upload Select YouTube to choose movies for upload to YouTube, FACEBOOK to choose photos and movies for upload to Facebook.
  • Page 78: I Slide Show

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode I SLIDE SHOW SLIDE SHOW View pictures in an automated slide show. Choose the type of show and press MENU/OK to start. Press DISP/BACK at any time during the show to view on-screen help. The show can be ended at any time by pressing MENU/OK.
  • Page 79: D Protect

    D PROTECT PROTECT Protect pictures from accidental deletion. Select D PROTECT in the playback menu. Highlight one of the following options and press MENU/OK: • FRAME: Protect selected pictures. Press the selector left or right to view pictures and press MENU/OK to select or deselect.
  • Page 80: O Resize

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode O RESIZE RESIZE Create a small copy of the current picture. Display the desired picture. Select O RESIZE in the playback menu. Highlight a size and press MENU/OK to display a confi rmation dialog. Press MENU/OK to save the resized copy to a separate fi le. R R The sizes available vary with the size of the original image.
  • Page 81: The Setup Menu

    The Setup Menu The Setup Menu Using the Setup Menu Using the Setup Menu Display the setup menu. 1.1 Press MENU/OK to display the menu for the cur- rent mode. 1.2 Press the selector left to highlight the tab for the current menu. 1.3 Press the selector down to highlight X.
  • Page 82: Setup Menu Options

    The Setup Menu Setup Menu Options Setup Menu Options F DATE/TIME DATE/TIME Set the camera clock (P 15). N TIME DIFFERENCE TIME DIFFERENCE Switch the camera clock instantly from your home time zone to the local time at your destina- tion when traveling.
  • Page 83: R Reset

    R RESET RESET Reset all settings except F DATE/TIME, N TIME DIFFERENCE, O BACKGROUND COLOR, and Q VIDEO SYSTEM to default values. Highlight R RESET and press the selector right to display a confi rmation dialog. Highlight OK and press MENU/OK. K FORMAT FORMAT This option will format the memory card.
  • Page 84: Bframe No

    The Setup Menu B FRAME NO. FRAME NO. New pictures are stored in image fi les named using a four-digit fi le number assigned by adding one to the last fi le number used. The fi le number is displayed during playback as shown at right. B FRAME NO. controls whether fi le numbering is reset to 0001 when a new memory card is inserted or the current memory card is formatted.
  • Page 85: Shutter Sound

    e SHUTTER SOUND SHUTTER SOUND Choose the sound made by the shutter. I PLAYBACK VOLUME PLAYBACK VOLUME Adjust the volume for movie playback. J LCD BRIGHTNESS LCD BRIGHTNESS Control the brightness of the display. R R When a shooting mode option other than When a shooting mode option other than P P (PROGRAM AE) is selected, display brightness is automatically adjusted during shooting regardless of a option selected for J automatically adjusted during shooting regardless of a option selected for...
  • Page 86: Blink Detection

    The Setup Menu m BLINK DETECTION BLINK DETECTION Choose ON to activate blink detection. If an option other than OFF is selected for A DISP. DISP. ( (P 69) 69), a warning will be displayed if the camera detects subjects who may have blinked when the picture was taken.
  • Page 87: D Digital Zoom

    D DIGITAL ZOOM DIGITAL ZOOM If ON is selected, pressing T button at the maximum optical zoom position will trigger digital zoom, further magnifying the image. The Zoom Indicator The Zoom Indicator DIGITAL ZOOM DIGITAL ZOOM on DIGITAL ZOOM off DIGITAL ZOOM Q Q Digital zoom produces lower quality images than optical zoom.
  • Page 88: O Background Color

    The Setup Menu O BACKGROUND COLOR BACKGROUND COLOR Choose a color scheme. c GUIDANCE DISPLAY GUIDANCE DISPLAY Choose whether to display tool tips. Q VIDEO SYSTEM VIDEO SYSTEM Choose a video mode for connection to a TV. Option Option Select this mode for connection to video devices in North America, the Carib- NTSC NTSC bean, parts of Latin America, and some East Asian countries.
  • Page 89: Technical Notes Optional Accessories

    Technical Notes Technical Notes Optional Accessories Optional Accessories The camera supports a wide range of accessories from FUJIFILM and other manufacturers. DIGITAL CAMERA FINEPIX JX420 - JX440 Series FINEPIX JX370 - JX390 Series FINEPIX JX330 - JX335 Series ■ Printing...
  • Page 90: Accessories From Fujifilm

    Optional Accessories Accessories from FUJIFILM Accessories from FUJIFILM The following optional accessories are available from FUJIFILM. For the lat- est information on the accessories available in your region, check with your local FUJIFILM representative or visit http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_ cameras/index.html. Rechargeable Rechargeable...
  • Page 91: Caring For The Camera

    Caring for the Camera Caring for the Camera To ensure continued enjoyment of the product, observe the following pre- cautions. Storage and Use Storage and Use If the camera will not be used for an extended period, remove the battery and memory card.
  • Page 92: Cleaning

    Any remaining stains can be removed by wiping gently with a piece of FUJIFILM lens-cleaning paper to which a small amount of lens- cleaning fluid has been applied. Care should be taken to avoid scratching the lens or LCD monitor.
  • Page 93: Troubleshooting Problems And Solutions

    Purchase a new battery. If the battery still fails to charge, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. life. Purchase a new battery. If the battery still fails to charge, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. • • The battery is too hot or too cold...
  • Page 94 Problems and Solutions Menus and Displays Problem Problem Menus and displays are Menus and displays are Select Select ENGLISH ENGLISH for for L not in English. not in English. Shooting Problem Problem • • Memory is full Memory is full: Insert a new memory card or delete pictures ( •...
  • Page 95 Problem Problem • • The subject’s face is obscured by sunglasses, a hat, long hair, or other objects The subject’s face is obscured by sunglasses, a hat, long hair, or other objects: Remove the obstructions. the obstructions. • • The subject’s face occupies only a small area of the frame The subject’s face occupies only a small area of the frame: Change the composition so that No face is detected.
  • Page 96: P Movie Zoom Type

    Problems and Solutions Problem Problem This is normal when slow shutter speeds are selected at high temperatures and does not indicate This is normal when slow shutter speeds are selected at high temperatures and does not indicate Pictures are mottled. Pictures are mottled.
  • Page 97 : Remove and reinsert the battery (P P 11) or insert a fully-charged spare battery : Charge the battery (P P 6). If the problem persists, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. 6). If the problem persists, contact your FUJIFILM dealer. P 68).
  • Page 98: Warning Messages And Displays

    TURN OFF THE CAMERA TURN OFF THE CAMERA taking care not to touch the lens. If the message persists, contact a FUJIFILM dealer. taking care not to touch the lens. If the message persists, contact a FUJIFILM dealer. AND TURN ON AGAIN AND TURN ON AGAIN •...
  • Page 99: Warning Messages And Displays

    • • Memory card error or connection error Memory card error or connection error: Reinsert the card or turn the camera off and then on again. If the message persists, contact a FUJIFILM dealer. on again. If the message persists, contact a FUJIFILM dealer.
  • Page 100 Warning Messages and Displays Warning Warning The camera has run out of frame numbers (current frame number is 999-9999). Format the The camera has run out of frame numbers (current frame number is 999-9999). Format the FRAME NO. FULL FRAME NO. FULL memory card and select RENEW memory card and select bering to 100-0001, then select CONTINUOUS...
  • Page 101 Warning Warning NO CARD NO CARD INSERT A NEW CARD INSERT A NEW CARD No memory card inserted; insert a memory card. No memory card inserted; insert a memory card. NO CARD NO CARD DPOF FILE ERROR DPOF FILE ERROR The DPOF print order on the current memory card contains more than 999 images.
  • Page 102: Appendix

    Appendix Appendix Tips and Tricks Tips and Tricks The following tips and tricks will help you get the most from your camera. Battery Performance Battery Performance Choose the following settings for improved battery performance: • b FACE DETECTION (P 33): OFF •...
  • Page 103 Intelligent Face Detection Intelligent Face Detection When ON is selected for b FACE DETECTION (P 33), you can: • Zoom in on faces when ZOOM (CONTINUOUS) is selected for A IM- Shooting Shooting AGE DISP. (P 69). • Zoom in on faces during slide shows (P 64) or by pressing the selector Playback Playback down during playback.
  • Page 104 Tips and Tricks Pro Tips Pro Tips • To photograph backlit subjects, select C NATURAL & N for A SHOOTING MODE (P 20) and position your subject in the center of the frame. • To photograph subjects that are in motion, select x TRACK- ING for F AF MODE (P 61).
  • Page 105: Memory Card Capacity

    Memory Card Capacity Memory Card Capacity The following table shows the recording time or number of pictures available at different image sizes. All figures are approximate; file size varies with the scene recorded, producing wide variations in the number of files that can be stored.
  • Page 106: Finepix Jx370 - Jx390 / Jx290 - Jx295

    Memory Card Capacity ■ FINEPIX JX370 - JX390 / JX290 - JX295 Medium Medium FINE FINE O 4:3 O 3:2 O 16:9 16:9 P 4:3 P 16:9 16:9 Q 4:3 1150 1150 Q 16:9 16:9 1680 1680 h 1280 † † 9 min.
  • Page 107: Specifications

    Model Model Digital Camera FINEPIX JX420 - JX440 / JX370 - JX390 / JX330 - JX335 / JX290 - JX295 Digital Camera FINEPIX JX420 - JX440 / JX370 - JX390 / JX330 - JX335 / JX290 - JX295 Effective pixels...
  • Page 108: Specifications

    Specifications System Aperture Aperture F2.6/F8.0 F2.6/F8.0 (wide angle) Focus range Focus range Approx. 45 cm (1.4 ft.)–infinity (wide angle) Approx. 45 cm (1.4 ft.)–infinity (distance from front of lens) (distance from front of lens) • • Macro Macro: approx. 10 cm–80 cm/0.3 ft.–2.6 ft. Sensitivity Sensitivity Standard output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200...
  • Page 109 System Flash Flash CCD-metered auto flash control; effective range when sensitivity is set to CCD-metered auto flash control; effective range when sensitivity is set to AUTO 45 cm–3.0 m/1.4 ft.–9.8 ft. (wide angle) 45 cm–3.0 m/1.4 ft.–9.8 ft. in macro mode is approx. 30 cm–80 cm/0.9 ft.–2.6 ft. (wide angle) in macro mode is approx.
  • Page 110 Specifications Power supply/other Dimensions Dimensions (W × H × D) (W × H × D) 95.2 mm × 57.2 mm × 24.3 mm/3.7 in. × 2.2 in. × 0.9 in., 95.2 mm × 57.2 mm × 24.3 mm/3.7 in. × 2.2 in. × 0.9 in., excluding projections (minimum depth 19.3 mm/0.8 in.) excluding projections Shooting weight...
  • Page 111 ■ ■ Notices Notices • Specifications subject to change without notice. FUJIFILM shall not be held liable for damages resulting from errors in this manual. • Although the LCD monitor is manufactured using advanced high-precision technol- ogy, small bright points and anomalous colors may appear, particularly in the vicinity of text.
  • Page 112 7-3, AKASAKA 9-CHOME, MINATO-KU, TOKYO 107-0052, JAPAN http://www.fujifilm.com/products/digital_cameras/index.html...
  • Page 113 Restrictions on Camera Settings Restrictions on Camera Settings The options available in each shooting mode are listed below. B P P Option Option ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ AUTO AUTO ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ b OFF ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔...
  • Page 114: Restrictions On Camera Settings

    Restrictions on Camera Settings B P P Option Option ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ FINE FINE NORMAL ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ NORMAL ✔...

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