HP 715 User Manual

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    715 digital camera user guide...

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    Microsoft Corporation. Pentium® is a U.S. registered trademark of Intel Corporation. Materials disposal This HP product contains the following materials that might require special handling at end-of-life: Mercury in the fluorescent lamp in the liquid crystal display Lead in solder...

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1: Getting started Camera parts ......... 2 Setup .

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    Getting assistance ........56 Visiting HP Web sites....... 56 Visiting related Web sites.

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    Appendix A: Reference Symbols on the status LCD ......63 Camera indicator lights (LEDs) ......64 Camera menus .

  • Page 9: Getting Started

    Getting started Your HP photosmart 715 digital camera takes high-quality pictures you can share with family and friends on the Internet or by e-mail. It comes with software for manipulating, storing, and printing your photos. Your camera includes the following features: 3.3 megapixel (MP) resolution...

  • Page 10: Camera Parts

    ZOOM PREVIEW CF card access LED battery compartment door HP photosmart 715 user guide flash AC power adapter connection computer connection CF memory card door button PLAY MENU controller...

  • Page 11: Setup, Step 1: Attach The Wrist Strap

    Setup Setting up the digital camera is quick and easy—follow these steps and you will be ready to take pictures. Step 1: Attach the wrist strap 1 Thread the short loop through the wrist strap attachment that is located under the CF memory card compartment door.

  • Page 12: Step 2: Install The Batteries, Step 3: Choose The Camera Language

    2 Set the month, year, hour, minute, and date format using the same method. 3 To confirm the date and time, press ) switch to turn on the camera. controller to controller to set the day, and then controller to select the next field. HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 13: Step 5: Install The Compactflash Card

    Step 5: Install the CompactFlash card 1 Turn the camera off. CAUTION Inserting or removing a CF memory card while the camera is on could damage the existing card or result in lost images. 2 Open the CF memory card door. 3 Hold the CF memory card so that the tiny ledge on the top rear of the card is...

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  • Page 15: Taking A Picture

    Taking pictures This chapter describes the basic process of taking pictures with your digital camera and gives you tips for taking the best pictures. It also describes how to use the optical or digital zoom and the self-timer. Note If the camera is on, you can take a picture anytime, even if the image display is off or shows a menu.

  • Page 16: Previewing Your Pictures

    To turn off the image display, press the ) button to turn on the image display. button halfway down to allow the SHUTTER button all the way down to take SHUTTER SHUTTER HP photosmart 715 user guide button. button.

  • Page 17: Using Automatic Focus, Macro Focus, And Automatic Exposure, Using Focus Lock

    Using automatic focus, macro focus, and automatic exposure The camera adjusts the focus and exposure automatically for the current lighting condition, but you are more likely to catch the perfect shot, especially when you are photographing an active subject, if you set the camera’s focus and exposure early. To do this, press the SHUTTER button all the way down at the exact moment you wish to...

  • Page 18: Using The Macro Focus Setting, Using The Optical Or Digital Zoom

    4 Take your picture. ( ) button until the MACRO button to take the picture. ) button to zoom in up ZOOM button. button to turn on the image HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 19: Using The Self-timer

    Using the self-timer Use the self-timer to take a picture of yourself or a posed group. After you turn on the self-timer and press the camera waits 10 seconds before taking the picture. To use the self-timer 1 Attach the camera to a tripod, or place it on a stable surface at an appropriate distance and height from the subject.

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  • Page 21: Viewing Your Images

    Managing images on the camera After you have taken some pictures, you can view them with the camera’s image display. You can view a single image, portions of an image (using the magnify feature), or a group of images (using the display feature).

  • Page 22: Deleting Your Images

    ) button to open the main menu, and then controller to scroll to the image quality indicator status overlay bar number of the image on the CF memory card HP photosmart 715 user guide...

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    Note Although you can delete all images by using the Delete menu, it is recommended that you instead format the CF memory to delete all images. 4 Use the up or down side of the you want to delete the current image only. 5 If you want to delete another image, use the right or left side of controller to scroll to the next image you want to delete, select Yes, and then press...

  • Page 24: Creating A Print Order

    You can insert the CF memory card directly into a DPOF-compatible printer. The printer reads the print order and prints the specified images. print order indicator HP photosmart 715 user guide...

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    Note A Macintosh computer does not recognize a DPOF print order. To create or edit a print order 1 Press the button to turn on the image display. 2 Press the button to open the main menu, use the up or down side of the menu, and then press 3 If you are marking or unmarking a single image, use the...

  • Page 26: Viewing Small Versions (thumbnails) Of Your Images

    5 When you want to see one image in normal view, use the controller to move the yellow border to the image, and then press controller to select the Display menu, and controller. controller controller. HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 27: Magnifying Your Images

    Magnifying your images While reviewing an image, you can magnify an area of the image two or four times its normal size. This is helpful when you want to view a detail in an image. For example, you can check to see if people had their eyes closed when you took their picture.

  • Page 28: Locking Your Images

    All. Use the up or down side of controller to select Yes, and then press controller to scroll to the Lock menu, and . Repeat this step until you have controller to select HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 29: Using The Flash

    Adjusting the camera settings You can modify the camera settings to fit the current picture-taking conditions and your preferences. For example, you can adjust the flash settings to fit current lighting conditions, and you can use the self-timer to take a picture with yourself in it. This chapter describes how to: use the flash.

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    The flash will not be used, regardless of the lighting conditions. Use this setting in places where flash photography is not permitted. If necessary, use a tripod to hold the camera steady. ( ) button repeatedly until FLASH HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 31: Changing The Image Quality

    Changing the image quality The camera has three image quality settings: GOOD, BETTER, and BEST. The current image-quality setting is indicated by one, two, or three stars on the status LCD. The image-quality setting determines the quality of your images and how many images can be stored on the CF memory card.

  • Page 32: Image Quality, Status Lcd

    20.3 by 25.4 cm (8 by 10 inches). IMAGE QUALITY HP photosmart 715 user guide Resolution (in pixels) Digital zoom off: 2048 by 1536 Digital zoom on:...

  • Page 33: Setting Instant Review

    Setting Instant Review Turn on Instant Review if you want your images to automatically appear on the display immediately after you take them. While an image is shown on the display, you can choose to save or delete Note If you decide that you do not want to review every picture immediately after you take it, turn Instant Review off to conserve battery power.

  • Page 34: Changing The Date And Time

    5 Set the month, year, hour, minute, and date format using the controller, and then press 6 To confirm the date and time, press controller to select Date & controller to set the day, controller to select the HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 35: Adjusting The Image Display Brightness

    Adjusting the image display brightness You can adjust the brightness of the image display for different lighting conditions. For example, if you are using the camera in bright sunlight, you might want to increase the image display brightness to improve the visibility of the display. To set the image display brightness 1 Press the button to turn on the image display.

  • Page 36: Turning The System Beep On And Off, Changing The Camera Language

    4 When the language you want appears in the image display, press 5 Press the button to return to the main menu. controller to scroll to Beep. controller to select On or controller to select the Language, HP photosmart 715 user guide controller to scroll...

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    CompactFlash (CF) memory card, you can print your images directly from a CF memory card. Check out HP’s photosmart Web site at www.hp.com/photosmart for great ideas and tips about how to use your images to create fun projects.

  • Page 38: Using The Camera With A Windows Computer, System Requirements For A Windows Computer

    Using the camera with a Windows computer You can copy the images in your digital camera to a Windows computer. System requirements for a Windows computer To work with your camera, your computer must meet or exceed the following requirements. For updated system requirements, go to www.hp.com/photosmart.

  • Page 39: Installing The Software On A Windows Computer, Connecting The Camera To A Windows Computer

    Installing the software on a Windows computer 1 Insert the HP photosmart 715 CD-ROM into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. The installation window automatically appears. Note If the installation window does not appear, click Start, and then click Run. Type X :\Setup.exe, where X is the letter of your CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 40: Unloading Images To A Windows Computer

    The automatic unload procedure is the preferred method. For descriptions of the other methods, see the online documentation with the HP Photo Imaging software. To conserve battery power, use an HP-approved AC adapter (optional) when you are unloading images to a computer.

  • Page 41: Using The Camera With A Windows Nt 4.0 Computer

    You can transfer images from a CF memory card to the computer through either a CF memory card slot in an HP printer equipped with one or through a memory card reader.

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    3 Insert the CF memory card into the CF memory card slot in the card reader. 4 Turn the computer on if you have not already. 5 Double-click the HP Photo Imaging Software icon on the Windows desktop. The main window of the HP Photo Imaging Software opens.

  • Page 43: Using The Camera With A Macintosh Computer, System Requirements For A Macintosh Computer

    Using the camera with a Macintosh computer You can transfer the images in your digital camera to a Macintosh computer. System requirements for a Macintosh computer To work with your camera, your Macintosh computer must meet or exceed the following requirements. For updated system requirements, go to www.hp.com/photosmart.

  • Page 44: Installing The Software On The Mac Os

    To use the software’s automatic unload feature, install the ArcSoft PhotoImpression with Automatic Image Unload software from the camera CD-ROM. 1 Insert the HP photosmart 715 CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. 2 Double-click the CD icon on the desktop.

  • Page 45: Connecting The Camera To A Macintosh Computer

    Connecting the camera to a Macintosh computer Note The camera uses a USB connection, so you do not need to turn the computer off when connecting or disconnecting the camera. To connect the camera to a Macintosh computer 1 Make sure that the camera is turned off. 2 Plug the smaller end of the USB cable (supplied) into the camera.

  • Page 46: Unloading Images To A Macintosh Computer

    The automatic unload procedure is described below. Note To conserve battery power, use an HP-approved AC adapter (optional) when you are unloading images to a computer. To automatically unload images to a Macintosh computer 1 Connect the camera to your computer by using the USB cable.

  • Page 47: Unloading Images Without Using The Camera Software

    Tips for unloading images to a Macintosh computer When you unload images to your computer, the images continue to be stored on the CF memory card until you delete them. If you take new pictures and then unload images again, the automatic unload software ignores the old images.

  • Page 48: Using A Card Reader, Printing Photos On A Printer Equipped With A Card Reader

    Printing photos on a printer equipped with a card reader If your printer has a slot for a CF memory card, as the HP photosmart 1000 and higher series printers do, you can print your images directly from the card. For more information, see your printer’s documentation.

  • Page 49: Powering Your Camera, Determining If The Batteries Need To Be Changed

    Powering your camera Your digital camera can be powered by batteries or an HP-approved AC power adapter. For convenience, use batteries when you are taking pictures. To preserve battery power, use an AC adapter (purchased separately) when you are reviewing images on the display for an extended period of time, or when you are transferring photos from the camera to your computer.

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    When using the camera with a computer or when using the image display for extended periods of time, use an AC power adapter that HP has approved for use with the digital camera. Limit your use of the image display, except when using an AC power adapter.

  • Page 51: Replacing Batteries, Using An Ac Power Adapter

    CAUTION Use only an AC power adapter that HP has approved for use with the camera. Use of any other adapter will void your warranty and can damage your camera.

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    AC power adapters are available at www.hpshopping.com (selected countries only). For AC adapter specifications, see HP’s photosmart website at www.hp.com/photosmart and click support. Note An AC power adapter provides power to the camera. It does not recharge the batteries. To connect an AC power adapter 1 Plug the adapter into a power source (such as a wall outlet or power strip).

  • Page 53: Maintaining The Cf Memory Card, Formatting A Cf Memory Card

    Maintaining the CF memory card The “film” used in the digital camera is a reusable CompactFlash (CF) memory card. The card is more economical than conventional film because you can delete unwanted images from the CF memory card to make space available for new images, and you can reuse the card over and over again.

  • Page 54: Removing The Cf Memory Card, Caring For Your Camera And Accessories, Camera, Lens Adapter

    The threads on the 49 mm mount for the lens adapter are made of plastic. Be careful not to damage the threads when you attach filters and lenses. For accessory information, see the catalog that was included in the product box. HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 55: Safety Precautions

    Use only the HP-approved AC power adapter. Failure to do so could damage the camera or cause a fire. Use of a non-HP AC power adapter will also void your camera’s warranty. To avoid erasing data from a CF memory card or damaging the card, do not expose a it to heat, moisture, or static electricity.

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  • Page 57: Problems And Solutions

    Troubleshooting This chapter contains information about the following items: troubleshooting HP support camera warranty Problems and solutions Problem Possible cause The camera The CF memory does not turn card door is open. The batteries are not functioning correctly. Troubleshooting Solution Close the CF memory card door.

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    Turn the camera off and then on again. Remove the batteries and reinstall them. If you are using an AC power adapter, disconnect the adapter from the camera, remove and reinstall the batteries, and then reconnect the adapter. HP photosmart 715 user guide...

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    Problem Possible cause I replace the Extended use of the camera image display batteries consumes battery frequently. power. Unloading images to your computer can also consume a lot of battery power. The batteries you are using are not the recommended higher-grade batteries.

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    Format the CF memory card or replace it with a new, formatted card. Wait until the flash icon on the status LCD stops blinking before taking another flash picture. HP photosmart 715 user guide controller button halfway down. button halfway down.

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    Problem Possible cause A blinking The camera cannot green light find a focus because appears next you are too close to to the the subject. viewfinder when I press SHUTTER button halfway down. The camera cannot find a focus because the subject does not provide enough contrast for the...

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    Make sure your subject is within range of the flash when you take the picture. Be sure to move your fingers away from the flash when you are ready to take a picture. HP photosmart 715 user guide button...

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    Problem Possible cause My image is The flash provided too bright. too much light. A natural or artificial source other than the flash provided too much light. You were too close to the subject to use the flash. When I The camera is connect the turned off.

  • Page 64: Getting Assistance, Visiting Hp Web Sites, Visiting Related Web Sites

    To help ensure trouble-free performance, your HP digital camera comes with award-winning HP Customer Care. Whether you have a question or a request for repair, HP Customer Care makes it fast and easy to get the assistance you need. Visiting HP Web sites HP product support Visit www.hp.com/go/support to find information for your camera model.

  • Page 65: Contacting Hp Customer Support, Obtaining Support Within The United States

    Contacting HP Customer Support In addition to the Web, you can contact HP by telephone or mail for support and service for your camera. Prices, availability, and hours of support are subject to change without notice. How HP can help HP's support hotline can help resolve problems with setup, installation, configuration, and operation.

  • Page 66: Obtaining Support Worldwide

    180 days of product purchase. HP will determine the hardware service offering based upon the outcome of system self-test programs run by the customer through the initial call to the HP Customer Care Center. If during your technical support call it is determined that your product needs replacement, then HP will ship you this replacement product next business day free of charge.

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    If the number below has changed, visit www.hp.com/cposupport/mail_support.html to check for a new one. For English support in Europe, contact +44 (0)207 512 52 02. Argentina (5411) 4778 8380 0810 555 5520 (clientes del interior) Australia +63 (3) 8877 8000...

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    +90 216 579 71 71 Ukraine +7 (380-44) 490-3520 United Arab Emirates 971 4 883 8454 United Kingdom (UK) +44 (0) 207 512 52 02 Venezuela 800 47 777 (Caracas 207 8488) Viet Nam +84 (0) 8 823 4530 HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 69: Hewlett-packard Limited Warranty Statement

    HP does not warrant that the operation of HP products will be uninterrupted or error free. If HP is unable, within a reasonable time, to repair or replace any product to a condition as warranted, you will be entitled to a refund of the purchase price upon prompt return of the product.

  • Page 70: Hardware Repair Services

    EXCEPT AS INDICATED ABOVE, IN NO EVENT WILL HP OR ITS SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE FOR LOSS OF DATA OR FOR DIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL (INCLUDING LOST PROFIT OR DATA), OR OTHER DAMAGE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE. Some...

  • Page 71: Symbols On The Status Lcd

    Reference This appendix describes: the symbols on the status LCD. the camera indicator lights (LEDs). the menus that appear on the image display. the camera specifications. Symbols on the status LCD Reference Batteries good Batteries low Batteries empty Automatic flash on Flash off Flash on Automatic flash with red-eye reduction on...

  • Page 72: Camera Indicator Lights (leds), Camera Indicator Lights (leds)

    The self-timer is counting down 10 seconds and will then take the picture. The camera is accessing the CF memory card—do not open the CF memory card door. You can open the CF memory card door. HP photosmart 715 user guide...

  • Page 73: Camera Menus

    Menu Icon Delete Print Display Lock Setup Reference Description Remove one or more images from the CF memory card Set or clear DPOF printing tags Switch between several display magnifications and reductions Tag images as read-only (locked images cannot be deleted) Gain access to the following setup options: •...

  • Page 74: Camera Specifications

    Wide and 3 meters in Tele Modes: AUTO FLASH, RED-EYE, FLASH OFF 1.8-inch color LCD with 72K pixels (312 by 230); 2x and 4x playback magnification 4 AA batteries (included) or optional AC adapter FLASH ON, and HP photosmart 715 user guide...

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    Interfaces Dimensions Height: 74 mm (2.91 inches) Width: 127 mm (5 inches) Depth: 82 mm (3.23 inches) with lens fully extended 63 mm (2.48 inches) with lens in off position Weight 308 g (10.87 oz.) without batteries Reference...

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  • Page 77: Index

    Index Numbers 2x digital zoom 1 3x optical zoom 1 AC adapter connecting 44 purchasing 44 using 41 Web site 44 AC power adapter 43 aperture 66 Apple Macintosh. See Macintosh computer ArcSoft PhotoImpression 39 AUTO FLASH setting 21 automatic exposure 9 automatic flash.

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    11 height of camera 67 help, getting 56 HP Automatic Image Unload Software HP photosmart Web site 56 HP product support Web site 56 HP SupportPack 58 icons on image display 64 image display adjusting brightness 27...

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    image quality changing 23 most memory-efficient 23 settings 23 where shown 13 images blurry 54 bright 55 changing quality 23 copying to Macintosh computer 38 copying to memory card 40 copying to Windows computer 30 dark 54 deleting 14 framing 7 intended for cropping and enlarging using image editing software 24 intended for e-mail 23...

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    43 Macintosh computer 35 memory card 45 Windows computer 30 resetting the camera 50 resolution of images 23 response none from camera 50 safety precautions 47 sales and service offices 62 saved images, viewing 13 HP photosmart 715 user guide...

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    58 Web sites AC adapter 44 camera 56 HP assistance 56 HP photosmart 56 HP product support 56 HP SupportPack 58 Macintosh computer 55 sales and service 62 sales and service offices 57 third parties 56 worldwide support details 58...

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    31 downloading images 32 installing software 31 system requirements 30 unloading images 39 using camera with 30 using camera with NT 4.0 33 wrist strap, attaching 3 yellow border 18 zooming 10 HP photosmart 715 user guide...

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