Supplied with Camera
PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH /
DIGITAL IXUS v
Wrist Strap
WS-110
Cover for
Battery Pack
Battery Pack
NB-1LH (*1)
Soft Case
SC-PS300 (*2)
Waterproof Case
WP-DC600
AC Adapter Kit ACK500
Compact Power Adapter
DC Coupler
DR-500
CA-PS500
CDI-E073-010
3
CF Card FC-16M (*1)
Canon Digital Camera
Battery Charger
CB-2LS / 2LSE (*1)
AV Cable
USB Interface Cable
AVC-DC200 (*1)
IFC-200PCU (*1)
Car Battery Charger
CBC-NB1
Audio / Video
in Terminal
AC Cable
XXXXXXXXX
Direct Interface Cable DIF-200(*1)
(Supplied with Card Photo Printer CP-100 / CP-10)
Solution Disk
CF Card Reader
ArcSoft Camera
Suite Disk
Direct Interface Cable
CF Card (*2)
TV / Video
• FC-16M
• FC-32M
• FC-64M
• FC-128M
• FC-256MH
PCMCIA Adapter
(PC Card Adapter) (*2 )
(Please refer to your
Bubble Jet Printer
cable information)
PC Card Slot
USB Port
PC Card Slot
USB Port
• (*1) Also available for purchase separately.
• (*2) Not sold in some regions.
• For more information, see the Quick Start Guide supplied with the Bubble Jet
Printer
For customers who have purchased the S820D BJ Printer: If two direct interface
cables are not included with your printer, please contact your nearest support
center for BJ printers.
2002 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN
Card Photo Printer
CP-100
Card Photo Printer
CP-10
Bubble Jet Printer
(Compatible with the
Macintosh
Computer
IBM PC/AT
Compatible
Computer

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   Summary of Contents for Canon PowerShot S230

  • Page 1

    Supplied with Camera PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH / Direct Interface Cable DIF-200(*1) DIGITAL IXUS v Wrist Strap CF Card FC-16M (*1) (Supplied with Card Photo Printer CP-100 / CP-10) WS-110 Card Photo Printer CP-100 Canon Digital Camera Card Photo Printer...

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    An adapter for supplying power to operate Some accessories are not sold in some regions. • Battery Charger CB-2LS/2LSE Canon CF cards are available in 16MB, 32MB, the camera. • Battery Pack NB-1LH 64MB, 128MB, and 256MB capacities.

  • Page 3: Quick Start Guide

    (p. 2) You must install the software bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the camera to the computer. Please refer to the Troubleshooting section of the Software Starter Guide if...

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    Selecting Menus and Settings ....6 List of Menu Options and Messages ..7 Printing Images by Connecting Printer User Guide the Camera Directly to a Printer ..12 (Included with your Canon printer) Downloading Images to a Computer (Windows) ........... 16 Software Starter...

  • Page 5: Preparing The Camera, Battery Cover

    Preparing the Camera Charge the battery pack. • Charge the battery pack using the supplied battery charger. The charging is complete when the charge indicator turns from red to green. • Charging the battery pack takes approximately 130 minutes. Charge indicator Slide the battery cover in the direction of the arrows.

  • Page 6: Selecting A Shooting Mode, Turn On The Power

    Shooting Selecting a shooting mode. • Slide the mode switch to Turn on the power. • Press the ON/OFF button until the power lamp on the back of the camera lights. power lamp Set the date and time. (First time the camera is powered on) •...

  • Page 7: Reviewing An Image

    Shoot. • Press the shutter button all the way. One beep will sound when the shot is complete. • The recorded image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. Reviewing an Image Displays the recorded images on the LCD monitor. Selecting a replay mode.

  • Page 8: Selecting Menus And Settings

    Selecting Menus and Settings Press the button. • In Shooting mode, the [ (Rec.)] menu appears. In Replaying mode, the [ (Play)] menu appears. Switch between menu tabs using the button. Select a menu item using the button. Select setting contents using the button.

  • Page 9: List Of Menu Options And Messages

    List of Menu Options and Messages Rec. Menu Some items may not appear in certain Shooting modes. *Default setting Item Menu Screen Settings Content Resolution (Stills) Sets the number of pixels used to record images to CF cards. • (Large)* 2048 x 1536 pixels •...

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    *Default setting Item Menu Screen Settings Content Digital Zoom Sets whether or not the optical zoom is supplemented by digital processing. • On • Off* Self-timer Sets the duration before the selftimer releases the shutter. • 10 seconds* • 2 seconds Review Sets the duration images display on the LCD monitor after the shutter button releases.

  • Page 11: Play Menu

    Play Menu Item Menu Screen Settings Content Protect Protects images from accidental erasure. Rotate Rotates images clockwise 90º or 270º in the display. Erase all Deletes all images from a CF card (except for protected images.) Slide Show Plays images in automated slide shows. Print Order Selects images and the number of print copies for output to a DPOF-compatible...

  • Page 12: Set Up Menu

    Set up Menu *Default setting Item Menu Screen Settings Content Beep Sets whether or not a beep sounds when the shutter button is pressed or a menu operation is performed. • On* • Off A beep still sounds to warn of errors even when Off is selected.

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    Item Menu Screen Settings Content Video System Sets the video output signal standard. • NTSC • PAL Communication Sets the camera and computer communication settings. • Normal* • PTP...

  • Page 14: Printing Images By Connecting, The Camera Directly To A Printer

    Printing Images by Connecting the Camera Directly to a Printer Printing with a Direct Print Compatible Printer By connecting the camera with a single cable to a direct print function compatible printer (optional), you can easily print your images with simple operations. Load the ink cassette and the paper cassette into the printer.

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    Choose an image using the button and press the button. Choose [Print] using the buttons and press the button. • The image will start to print and, when it is completely finished, the display will revert to standard replay mode.

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    Printing with a Direct Print Function Compatible Bubble Jet Printer By connecting the camera with a single cable to a direct print function compatible BJ printer (optional), you can easily print your images with simple operations. Prepare the printer. • For more information, please see the Quick Start Guide that came with your BJ printer.

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    Choose an image using the button and press the button. Choose [Print] using the buttons and press the button. • The image will start to print and, when it is completely finished, the display will revert to standard replay mode. •...

  • Page 18: Downloading Images To A, System Requirements, Installing The Software

    • Users of Windows 2000 and Windows XP Professional must first log in as an Administrator (computer system administrator) to install programs. • Close any programs that are running. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. • The installer panel will display automatically.

  • Page 19

    • If the installer panel does not appear automatically, use the following procedures to display it. Windows XP 1.Click [My Computer] in the [Start] menu. 2.Right-click the CD-ROM icon and select [Open]. 3.Double-click the [SETUP.exe] icon. Windows 2000, Windows Me and Windows 98 1.Double-click [My Computer] on the desktop.

  • Page 20: Connecting The Camera To The Computer

    When the installation is over, select “Yes, I want to restart my computer now.” in the screen below and click [Finish]. • Remove the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk once the installation is complete and before you connect the camera to the computer so that the proper driver can be installed.

  • Page 21: Installing The Driver

    Select an application to start. • Select [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] and click [OK]. • With Windows XP, the Event dialog does not appear the first time the camera is connected after computer start-up. If this happens, see Downloading and Saving...

  • Page 22: Downloading And Saving Images From The Camera

    • After installation, the Event dialog will appear, allowing you to select an application program to start. Select an application to start. • Select [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] and click [OK]. • ZoomBrowser EX starts; the Camera Window opens and displays the camera images as thumbnails (small images).

  • Page 23

    • This will display the Camera window. The images on the CF card will display in the Camera window as thumbnails. • Select the images you wish to download in the Camera window and click [Download image]. Thumbnail “RAW” displays on The movie icon displays RAW images.

  • Page 24

    • A Download Settings dialog allowing you to select the image destination folder will display. • Make sure the settings are the same as the following and click [OK]. • At this point the Camera window will close and the main window will open. The downloaded images will appear in the main window.

  • Page 25

    Mac OS 8.6-9.2 • Double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 8/9] and [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icons. Mac OS X • Double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS X] and [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icons.

  • Page 26

    • The software required for the camera will be installed. Once the installation is complete and the installer panel appears, click [Quit]. Remove the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk from the CD- ROM drive. Connecting the Camera to the Computer...

  • Page 27

    Confirm that [Display Images] is selected and click the [OK] button. Mac OS X • Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop. Once ImageBrowser is started, click [Canon Camera] in the Explorer View section. Set the communication settings (first time connection only) The name of your camera model appears here.

  • Page 28

    Create a File Destination Folder Mac OS 8.6-9.2 Mac OS X • Select [Macintosh HD] in the • Select the [your name] subfolder of Explorer View section. the [Users] folder in the startup disk. Explorer View 1. Create a new folder for saving images from the camera. •...

  • Page 29

    Downloading and Saving Images from the Camera Thumbnail The movie icon displays on movie thumbnails. “RAW” displays on RAW images. • Select images in the Camera window and click the [Download] button. The downloaded images are saved to the computer and appear in the Browser area.

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    MEMO...

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    CDI-E074-010 XXXXXXX © 2002 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN...

  • Page 45

    PowerShot S45 PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH / DIGITAL IXUS v You must install the sofware bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the camera to the computer • This guide explains how to install the software programs and briefly introduces their functions and operating procedures.

  • Page 46: Safety Precautions, Trademark Acknowledgments

    Canon. • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™ cards (CF cards), personal computers, peripheral devices, or use of non-Canon CF cards.

  • Page 47

    In consideration of the right to use the SOFTWARE, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the personal, non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single computer. You may physically transfer the SOFTWARE from one computer to another provided that the SOFTWARE is used on only one computer at a time.

  • Page 48

    SOFTWARE is subject to the laws of the United States, and Canada, and other applicable copyright and trademark laws, and nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. You only own the CD-ROM media in which the Software is stored.

  • Page 49: Table Of Contents

    Compatibility Charts for Each Operating System and the Bundled Software .............. 4 What Can Be Accomplished with the Software ....6 Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk ........6 Adobe Photoshop LE CD-ROM ........... 11 ArcSoft Camera Suite 2.0 CD-ROM ........11 ArcSoft Camera Suite 1.2 CD-ROM ........

  • Page 50: Overview Of Image Downloading Preparations, List Of Things To Prepare, Steps To Follow

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ List of Things to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk provided with the camera • USB cable (use the cable provided with the camera) ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...

  • Page 51

    Mac OS 8.6–9.2 : ImageBrowser will start and open the ImageBrowser Automation Wizard. Mac OS X : Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop. * With Windows XP, the Event dialog does not appear the first time the camera is connected after computer start-up.

  • Page 52

    Check the chart below to see which programs are available for your camera and compatible with your computer’s operating system. • Programs Supplied with All Models The following programs are supplied on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. Compatible Operating System Windows...

  • Page 53

    • PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH / DIGITAL IXUS v The following programs are supplied on the ArcSoft Camera Suite 1.2 CD-ROM. Compatible Operating System Windows Macintosh Program 2000 OS 8.6-9.2 OS X • • ArcSoft PhotoImpression • • ArcSoft VideoImpression...

  • Page 54: What Can Be Accomplished With The Software, Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk

    ○ ○ ○ ○ Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Some camera models do not support some of the software functions. Please check the Camera and Software Compatibility chart to confirm the compatibility of your camera. (p. 12) • Downloading Camera Images to Your Computer...

  • Page 55

    • Categorizing and Organizing Large Volumes of Images ZoomBrowser EX (Windows)/ImageBrowser (Macintosh) These programs display downloaded images in an index format and allow you to sort and organize them by criteria such as the content or shooting date. ZoomBrowser EX also allows you to display all the images within folders nestled within other folders as thumbnails, providing an intuitive, easy-to-use interface for organizing your pictures.

  • Page 56

    • Creating Mail Attachments from Images ZoomBrowser EX (Windows)/ImageBrowser (Macintosh) These programs can start your email program* and send images as file attachments to it. Since the file size and compression rate can be controlled, you can reduce large image files to sizes small enough for easy transmission. * The automatic start of email programs is only supported by Windows and the email programs must be enabled as MAPI clients.

  • Page 57

    • Laying Out and Printing Images PhotoRecord (Windows)/ImageBrowser (Macintosh) These programs permit you to add backgrounds and borders (Windows only), as well as titles and comments, and print out the images. You can enjoy preparing prints of your images appearing as if they were pasted into a photo album. Naturally, you can also use them to make artistic single-image layouts.

  • Page 58

    • Merging Panoramic Images PhotoStitch This program takes images shot over several frames in the camera’s Stitch Assist mode, automatically arranges them in order and stitches them together in one simple procedure. You can shoot and stitch 360º scenes together and save them in the QuickTime VR format to make them appear to surround you as you view them.

  • Page 59: Arcsoft Photostudio, Arcsoft Photoimpression, Adobe Photoshop Le Cd-rom, Arcsoft Camera Suite 2.0 Cd-rom

    ○ ○ ○ ArcSoft Camera Suite 1.2 CD-ROM This CD-ROM is distributed with PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS v digital cameras. • Special Effects and Image Editing for Various Purposes ArcSoft PhotoImpression This program can be used to apply special effects, and edit and print images in simple steps.

  • Page 60: Camera And Software Compatibility

    ZoomBrowser EX images or sounds to camera (My ImageBrowser Camera Settings) * Although the PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS v cannot shoot images in the RAW format, RAW images shot with other Canon cameras can be converted with the bundled software.

  • Page 61: About The Other Manuals

    • Card Photo Printer CP-100/CP-10 Printer Driver User Guide This PDF format manual is for the separately sold Card Photo Printer CP-100 or Card Photo Printer CP-10. It is contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. The following procedures can be used to read the manual.

  • Page 62: How To Install Adobe Acrobat Reader

    How to Install Adobe Acrobat Reader • Windows 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the CD-ROM drive. 2. Open the [Readme], [English] and [Acrobat] folders. 3. Double-click the [ar405eng.exe] file to start the installer. Follow the onscreen instructions to install Adobe Acrobat Reader.

  • Page 63

    • QuickTime 3.0 or a higher version is required to play the camera’s movies or save images merged with PhotoStitch in the QuickTime VR format. QuickTime is included on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. • A sound card is required to play movie audio tracks.

  • Page 64

    Mac OS X (Version 10.1): 128 MB or more of RAM Interface USB: only systems equipped with genuine Apple-brand built-in USB interfaces Free Hard Disk Space • Canon Utilities - ImageBrowser: 20 MB or more - File Viewer Utility: 100 MB or more...

  • Page 65: Table Of Contents

    Using the Software on the Windows Platform Installing the Software .............. 18 Installing from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk .... 18 Installing Adobe Photoshop LE ..........22 Installing Arcsoft Camera Suite 2.0 .......... 22 Installing Arcsoft Camera Suite 1.2 .......... 22 Installing the Printer Driver for Card Photo Printer CP-100/CP-10 (Sold Separately) .

  • Page 66: Installing From The Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk, Installation Precautions

    Installing from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Before you attach the camera to the computer with the USB cable for the first time, you must install the appropriate driver from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk listed below onto the computer.

  • Page 67

    Click [Software Installation]. Installer Panel Click [Next]. Read the software license agreement and click [Yes] if you consent to all the conditions. Confirm the installation destination and click [Next]. Select the programs you wish to install and click [Next]. • Confirm that there is a check mark beside the names of the programs you wish to install.

  • Page 68

    Select your camera model name and click [Next]. Place a check mark beside your camera model name. Review the installation settings and click [Next]. The items displayed here differ according to the software installed. • The installation will start. Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed. If you installed the WIA driver or the TWAIN driver, the following screen will appear once the installation is complete.

  • Page 69

    When the installation is over, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now.] and click [Finish]. • Remove the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk once the installation is complete and before you connect the camera to the computer so that the proper driver can be installed.

  • Page 70: Installing Adobe Photoshop Le, Installing Arcsoft Camera Suite

    For installation instructions, please see the Card Photo Printer CP-100/CP- 10 Printer Driver User Guide contained as a PDF file on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk (p. 13).

  • Page 71: Uninstalling The Software

    Uninstalling the Card Photo Printer CP-100/CP-10 Printer Driver For instructions to delete the printer driver, please see the Card Photo Printer CP-100/ CP-10 Printer Driver User Guide contained as a PDF file on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk (p. 13).

  • Page 72

    Installing the TWAIN Driver/ WIA Driver • Be very careful to follow the steps below in order to install the driver software. 1. Install one of the following drivers from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk (p. 18). Windows 98 / Windows 2000:...

  • Page 73: Connecting The Camera To A Computer

    • You must select the [Normal] option when you are using the software from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk to download images from the camera. See the Camera User Guide for the settings procedures.

  • Page 74

    Windows XP • Users of Windows XP Professional must first log in as an Administrator (computer system administrator) to install programs. After a few moments, the following dialog will appear and the WIA Driver will automatically install. See Downloading and Printing Images with ZoomBrowser EX (p. 30) for the next steps. Windows 2000/Windows Me/Windows 98 •...

  • Page 75

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Troubleshooting the TWAIN Driver/ WIA Driver Installation First, Check the Following 1.

  • Page 76: Uninstalling The Twain Driver/wia Driver

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Uninstalling the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver You can uninstall the TWAIN Driver (Windows 98 / Windows 2000) or the WIA Driver (Windows Me / Windows XP) with the following procedures.

  • Page 77

    Driver], [TWAIN Driver Uninstall] or [WIA Driver Uninstall]. - PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS v : [IXY 320, PowerShot S230, IXUS v3 TWAIN Driver] or [IXY 320, PowerShot S230, IXUS v3 WIA Driver], [TWAIN Driver Uninstall] or [WIA Driver Uninstall]. • The uninstall process will start.

  • Page 78: Starting Zoombrowser Ex, Downloading And Printing Images With Zoombrowser Ex

    Downloading and Printing Images with ZoomBrowser EX This topic briefly explains how to use ZoomBrowser EX to perform a range of operations from downloading the camera’s images to printing them. If the Continue Connection Confirmation Message Displays • A message asking whether you wish to remain connected may appear when the power-saving function is set to [On], the camera and computer are connected via the USB interface, and the connection is idle for a set period of time (usually about 5 minutes).

  • Page 79

    Select [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] and click [OK]. • ZoomBrowser EX will start and open the Camera Window, displaying the camera images as thumbnails (tiny versions) (p. 34). • If a camera and CF card reader are connected at the same time, a dialog allowing you to select the camera model will display.

  • Page 80

    Start ZoomBrowser EX. • Double-click the [ZoomBrowser EX] icon on the desktop. Click [Camera & Memory Card] and [Browse & Download Images]. • This will display the Camera window. The images on the CF card will display in the Camera window as thumbnails (p. 34). If multiple PC card readers loaded with CF cards are connected or if a camera and a PC card reader are connected, a selection dialog will appear before the Camera window opens.

  • Page 81: Cf Card Folder Structure And File Names

    CF Card Folder Structure and File Names The images on a CF card are placed in subfolders named [xxxCANON], where the “xxx” represents a number from 100 to 998, within the [DCIM] folder. IMG_xxxx.JPG (JPEG format images) CRW_xxxx.CRW (RAW format images) DCIM xxxCANON CRW_xxxx.THM*...

  • Page 82

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Downloading and Saving Images from the Camera Select the images you wish to download from the Camera window and click [Download image].

  • Page 83: Printing Images

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Printing Images Select the image(s) you wish to print.

  • Page 84

    The other print modes allow you to do such things as tile the images for printing or arrange them for printing on Canon perforated paper. In the next dialog, set the paper size and other settings and click [Next].

  • Page 85

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Adjusting Image Quality and Printing (Exif 2.2 Compliant) The PhotoRecord utility features functions that allow you to print images with image quality adjustments and also supports the Exif 2.2 standard (or Exif Print).

  • Page 86: Zoombrowser Ex Features, Set Button, Select Button

    ZoomBrowser EX Features This topic introduces additional, convenient ZoomBrowser EX features. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...

  • Page 87: Delete Button, Help Button

    • Deselect Button Deselects images. • Rotate Button Rotates selected images. • Delete Button Deletes images from the camera. • Properties Button Displays the image information for the selected image. • Help Button Displays help topics. Download Settings Window The following window will display when you download images from the Camera window.

  • Page 88: Main Window

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Main Window ZoomBrowser EX’s main window features various buttons and an image display area.

  • Page 89: Function Buttons

    Function Buttons The following functions can be performed on images selected in the Browser Area. • View Mode Button Switches between the Zoom Mode and Scroll Mode to suit your requirements. Zoom Mode When a folder has been created within a folder, this mode can be used to display all the images within the nestled folder.

  • Page 90: Converting Raw Format Images

    * As measured by standard Canon test conditions. • Please see the Camera User Guide to learn how to shoot RAW images.

  • Page 91

    • File Viewer Utility Components Save Button Preferences Button Converts and saves the Use this button to select image. image transfer applications. Buttons for selecting images. Selection Button You can also use it to adjust RAW image processing Selects the method for selecting settings.

  • Page 92

    • The following screen will appear on top of File Viewer Utility. Select the name of your camera and click [OK]. (First time connection only) Select the name of your camera from File Viewer Utility’s model-specific processing list box. Step 3 refers to this box. Adjust the image quality as required.

  • Page 93: Replaying Movies

    QuickTime Player will start and replay the movie. • If QuickTime 3.0 or a later version is not already installed, install the QuickTime program from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. Place the disk in the CD-ROM drive and click [QuickTime Installation] in the installer panel.

  • Page 94: Merging Panoramic Images With Photostitch

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Merging Panoramic Images with PhotoStitch To Merge Images Registered in ZoomBrowser EX You can merge a series of overlapping images into a single, seamless panorama.

  • Page 95: Shooting With Remotecapture

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Shooting with RemoteCapture RemoteCapture allows you to control the camera’s shutter remotely from the computer to shoot still images when the camera is connected to the computer.

  • Page 96

    Reflect changes Button Updates the settings. PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS v • When the Viewfinder is displayed, it will automatically turn off 1 minute after it was turned on, or after a picture is taken. If this happens, you can display the Viewfinder again by clicking the [Viewfinder On] button.

  • Page 97

    Replay mode and then turn on the power. The Event dialog will display, allowing you to select which application to start. Select [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] and click [OK]. When the ZoomBrowser EX Camera window displays, close this window. This will display ZoomBrowser EX’s main window.

  • Page 98: Interval Timer Shooting, Timer Shooting

    Interval Timer Shooting You can shoot a specified number of frames at set intervals. In the Shooting-RemoteCapture window, click the [Interval Timer Shooting] tab. • The Interval Timer Shooting dialog will display. Set the number of frames and the interval value and click [Start]. •...

  • Page 99

    Changing the Save Location and Other Preferences You can change where and how image files are saved. In the save RemoteCapture window, click the [File] menu and select [Preferences]. • The Preferences dialog will display. Select the way images are saved and the folder to which they are saved and click [OK].

  • Page 100: Downloading Images With Twain-compliant Software, Downloading Images With Adobe Photoshop Le

    Downloading Images with TWAIN-Compliant Software (Windows 98/Windows 2000) This section explains how to download images with Adobe Photoshop LE, ArcSoft PhotoStudio and ArcSoft PhotoImpression once you have connected the camera to a computer. For more detailed instructions, please see the respective manual for each program or its help menu.

  • Page 101: Downloading Images With Arcsoft Photostudio, Downloading Images With Arcsoft Photoimpression

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Downloading Images with ArcSoft PhotoStudio Starting the TWAIN Driver from within ArcSoft PhotoStudio Attach the supplied USB cable to the computer’s USB port and the...

  • Page 102

    Select your camera model from the [Select Source] list. Click the button. • The TWAIN Driver will start. Loading Images from the Camera with the TWAIN Driver • The TWAIN Driver can display still images only. To download movies to a computer, start ZoomBrowser EX.

  • Page 103: Downloading Images With The Wia Driver, Downloading With The Scanner And Camera Wizard

    Downloading Images with the WIA Driver (Windows Me/Windows XP) If you are using Windows Me or Windows XP (and installed the WIA Driver), you have the following alternatives for downloading images to the computer. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...

  • Page 104

    Specify a file name prefix and destination for the image files. Specify a file name here. Specify the folder that will become the file destination. Click [Next]. • The images will start downloading to the computer. Select [Nothing, I’m finished working with these pictures] and click [Next]. Click [Finish].

  • Page 105: Downloading With Windows Explorer

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Downloading with Windows Explorer Images can be downloaded to the computer with Windows Explorer just as you would copy any other file.

  • Page 106: Downloading With The File Dialog

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Downloading with the File Dialog You can select an image with the Open dialog, load it into the program and save it to the computer.

  • Page 107: Easy Downloading Method For Windows Xp

    Windows XP. Also, difficulties may be encountered when trying to download certain types of images. If this happens, set the camera’s communication setting to [Normal] and use the software bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk to download the images. For more information, please read the supplied “Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) Mode”...

  • Page 108

    Select [Nothing, I’m finished working with these pictures] and click [Next]. Click [Finish]. • This concludes the download. • To download images using the applications on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk, such as ZoomBrowser EX or File Viewer Utility, you must reset the camera’s [Communication] setting to [Normal]. These...

  • Page 109: Using The Software On The

    Using the Software on the Macintosh Platform Installing the Software ............ 62 Installing from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk ..62 Installing Adobe Photoshop LE ........... 63 Installing Arcsoft Camera Suite 2.0 ........64 Installing Arcsoft Camera Suite 1.2 ........64 Installing the Card Photo Printer CP-100/CP-10 Printer Driver ...

  • Page 110

    Installing from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk Mac OS 8.6-9.2 Close any programs that are running. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 8/9] and [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icons.

  • Page 111

    Mac OS X. To install it, switch to OS 9.1- 9.2 and restart the computer. Then double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 8 / 9] folder and the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icons to install the program.

  • Page 112: Installing Arcsoft Photoimpression

    ○ ○ ○ ○ Installing Arcsoft Camera Suite 1.2 The Arcsoft Camera Suite CD-ROM is distributed with PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/ DIGITAL IXUS v digital cameras. Installing ArcSoft PhotoImpression Close any programs that are running. Place the Arcsoft Camera Suite disk in the CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 113: Uninstalling Application Programs, Installing The Card Photo Printer Cp-100/cp-10 Printer Driver

    CP-100/CP-10 connected to the computer.* For installation instructions, please see the Card Photo Printer CP-100/CP-10 Printer Driver User Guide contained on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk as a PDF file (p. 13). Interface Cable PIF-100 (sold separately)** is required to connect the Card Photo Printer CP-10 to a computer.

  • Page 114: Connecting The Camera

    • You must select the [Normal] option when you are using the software from the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk to download images from the camera. See the Camera User Guide for the procedures for adjusting this setting.

  • Page 115: Starting Imagebrowser, Downloading And Printing Images With Imagebrowser

    Downloading and Printing Images with ImageBrowser This topic briefly explains how to use ImageBrowser to perform a range of operations from downloading the camera’s images to printing them. If the Continue Connection Confirmation Message Displays • A message asking whether you wish to remain connected may appear when the auto power down function is set to [On], the camera and computer are connected via the USB interface, and the connection is idle for a set period of time (usually about 5 minutes).

  • Page 116

    Confirm that [USB port] and your camera model name are selected and click the [Set] button. Your camera model name will appear here. • The Camera Window will open and display the camera images as thumbnails (tiny versions) (p. 72). •...

  • Page 117: How To Set Imagebrowser To Not Start Automatically

    Computer (p. 66). Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop. • If the Canon ImageBrowser icon does not appear on the desktop, double-click the [Canon Utilities] folder on the drive on which the program was installed, followed by the [ImageBrowser] folder and [ImageBrowser] icon.

  • Page 118

    Confirm that [USB Port] and your camera model name are selected and click the [Set] button. Your camera model name and the USB port number (i.e. @1) will display here. This dialog will only appear for the first connection. The Camera window will open and display the camera images as thumbnails (tiny versions) (p.

  • Page 119

    Mac OS X • If the icon does not appear on the desktop, double-click the folder in which you installed the program, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [ImageBrowser] folders and the [ImageBrowser] file. Double-click the [DCIM] folder in the Explorer View Section.

  • Page 120: The Imagebrowser Camera Window

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ The ImageBrowser Camera Window When a connection is opened to a CF card in a camera or a reader, the card’s images display as thumbnails in the Camera window.

  • Page 121

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Downloading and Saving Images from the Camera With Mac OS 8.6-9.2, select [Macintosh HD] in the Explorer View Section.

  • Page 122

    Select images in the Camera window and click the [Download] button. • Click a thumbnail to select it. Thumbnail “RAW” displays The movie icon displays on RAW images. on movie thumbnails. Downloaded images are saved to the computer and appear in the Browser area.

  • Page 123

    Layout Options Window Print Window • The [Canon perforated paper printing] option can not be selected with Mac OS X. In the Layout Options window, select the desired layout and click the [Next] button. • Select the [Custom layout printing] option for the purposes of this example.

  • Page 124: Print Window

    In the next window, select a paper size and click the [OK] button. • The Layout Options window will close and the Print window will open, allowing you to change the layout and printing settings. • The settings available in Step 4 will vary according to the type of layout selected in Step 3.

  • Page 125: Imagebrowser Features

    ImageBrowser Features This topic introduces additional, convenient ImageBrowser features. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...

  • Page 126

    Mac OS X Click the [ImageBrowser] menu in ImageBrowser and select [Preferences]. In the Preferences window, select [Print], set the image quality settings and click [OK]. A check mark must be placed here to automatically correct the image quality. Select this option to automatically correct images shot with Exif 2.2 compliant cameras and other images.

  • Page 127

    • File Viewer Utility cannot be installed onto Mac OS X. To install it, switch to OS to 9.1-9.2 and restart the computer. Then double-click the CD- ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 8 / 9] folder and the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] folders to install the program.

  • Page 128

    • The following screen will appear on top of File Viewer Utility. Select the name of your camera and click [OK]. (First time connection only) Select the name of your camera from File Viewer Utility’s model specific processing list box. Step 3 refers to this box.

  • Page 129

    • File Viewer Utility Components Save Button Preferences Button Converts and saves the image. Use this button to select image transfer applications. Selection Button You can also use it to adjust Buttons for selecting images. RAW image processing Selects the method for settings.

  • Page 130

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Replaying Movies When you double-click an image with a movie icon in the Browser Window, QuickTime Player will start and replay the movie.

  • Page 131

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Merging Panoramic Images with PhotoStitch To Merge Images Registered in ImageBrowser You can merge a series of overlapping images into a single, seamless panorama.

  • Page 132

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Shooting with RemoteCapture RemoteCapture will start if you click the [Edit] menu in ImageBrowser and select [RemoteCapture] when the camera is connected to the computer via a USB interface.

  • Page 133

    Updates the settings. Turns the viewfinder display on or off. PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH / DIGITAL IXUS v • When the Viewfinder is displayed, it will automatically turn off 1 minute after it was turned on, or after a picture is taken. If this happens, you can display the Viewfinder again by clicking the [Viewfinder On] button.

  • Page 134

    Computer (p. 66). • PowerShot S45: open the lens cover after connecting. • PowerShot G3: remove the lens cap after connecting. • PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS v : set the mode switch to Replay mode and then turn on the power.

  • Page 135

    Interval Timer Shooting You can shoot a specified number of frames at set intervals. In the Save-RemoteCapture window or Shooting-RemoteCapture window, click the [File] menu and select [Interval Timer Shooting]. • The Interval Timer Shooting dialog will display. Set the number of frames and the interval value and click [OK]. •...

  • Page 136

    Changing the Save Location and Other Preferences You can change where and how image files are saved. In the Save-RemoteCapture window or Shooting-RemoteCapture window, click the [File] menu and select [Preferences]. The Preferences dialog will display. Select the way images are saved and the folder to which they are saved and click [OK].

  • Page 137: Downloading Images With The Usb Mounter, Compatible With Mac Os 9.0 - 9.2 Only

    To download images with the USB Mounter, first enable it with the following procedures. Select [Control Panels] from the Apple menu and [Canon USB Camera Driver]. • The Canon USB Camera Driver control panel will display. Click here to close it. Select [Card Reader Mode] and close the control panel.

  • Page 138: Downloading Images

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Downloading Images Attach the supplied USB cable to the computer’s USB port and the camera’s Digital Terminal.

  • Page 139: Easy Downloading Method For Mac Os X

    Mac OS X. Also, difficulties may be encountered when trying to download certain types of images. If this happens, set the camera’s communication setting to [Normal] and use the software bundled of the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk to downloard the images. For more information, please read the supplied “Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) Mode”...

  • Page 140

    You have now downloaded the images to the computer. When the images have been downloaded, the destination folder will open. • To download images using the applications bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk, such as ImageBrowser, you must reset the camera’s [Communication] setting to [Normal].

  • Page 141

    Using the My Camera Settings (Windows / Macintosh) My Camera Settings ............94 Windows ................94 Macintosh ............... 102...

  • Page 142: My Camera Settings

    My Camera Settings The start-up image, start-up sound, shutter sound, operating sounds, and self-timer sound are called the My Camera Settings. You can add your favorite images and sounds from your computer to the My Camera Settings in the camera. This topic explains how to upload the My Camera Settings saved onto your computer to the camera.

  • Page 143

    • The My Camera Window Play Button Click here to play sounds recorded onto the camera. Tabs Click here to switch between adjusting the settings individually or in themed sets. If the [Set individually] tab is selected, the Data Type can also be selected.

  • Page 144: Saving The Data To The Camera

    Saving the Data to the Camera You can save the My Camera Settings displayed in the My Camera window to the camera. • My Camera Settings files can be added individually or in [Theme] sets. With the Theme sets, each file shares a common theme. The “Animal” theme, for example, features an animal in the start-up image and animals calls in each of the sound files.

  • Page 145

    Saving the Camera’s My Camera Settings to the Computer The My Camera Settings on the camera can be saved to the computer. • The settings can be saved individually as separate settings or as together as a set. Confirm that the [Setup as a theme] tab is selected in the My Camera window.

  • Page 146: Adding New Data To The My Camera Window

    Adding New Data to the My Camera Window To add new data to the My Camera Window, you need to create it, save it to the computer and add that file to the My Camera window. Create a File before Adding It (Image File) Start by creating the image file that will become the start-up image and save it to the computer.

  • Page 147

    Create a File before Adding It (Sound File) You can create sound files easily using My Camera Sound Maker. The following example shows how to create a start-up sound file. QuickTime is required to play the recorded sound. In the My Camera window, select [Set individually], select a sound type in the [Data Type] and click the [Create Sound] button in the My Camera window.

  • Page 148

    When the recording is complete, click the [Stop] button, followed by the [Close] button. • Recording will stop after 30 seconds elapses even if the Stop button is not clicked. In that case, just click the [Close] button. • The following window will appear. Finishing position of sound...

  • Page 149

    Click the [Add File] button in the My Camera window. • In the Open dialog, select the file you created and click [Open]. • The selected file will appear in the Computer list. This concludes the process for adding a file to the My Camera settings. You can add the file to the camera with the procedures described in the Saving the Data to the Camera section (p.

  • Page 150: Displaying The My Camera Window

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Macintosh Displaying the My Camera Window To save the My Camera Settings to the camera, you use the My Camera window.

  • Page 151

    • The My Camera Window Play Button Click here to play sounds recorded onto the camera. Type Select the My Camera Displays the My Camera Settings type. Settings in the camera. Displays the list of My Delete Button Camera Settings files saved onto the computer.

  • Page 152

    Saving the Data to the Camera You can save the My Camera Settings displayed in the My Camera window to the camera. • My Camera Settings files can be added individually or in [Theme] sets. With the Theme sets, each file shares a common theme. The “Bird Theme”, for example, features a bird in the start-up image and birds calls in each of the sound files.

  • Page 153

    Saving the Camera’s My Camera Settings to the Computer The My Camera Settings on the camera can be saved to the computer. • The settings can be saved individually as separate settings or as together as a set. Select the type of setting that you wish to save to the computer in the [Type] list box.

  • Page 154

    Adding New Data to the My Camera Window To add new data to the My Camera Window, you need to create the new data, save it to the computer and add that file to the My Camera window. Creating Files Before Adding them to the My Camera Window (Image Files) Start by creating the image file that will become the start-up image and save it to the computer.

  • Page 155

    Creating Files Before Adding them to the My Camera Window (Sound Files) Record and save a sound using a program such as SimpleSound (Mac OS 8.6–9.2 only), which is included with the Macintosh operating system, and then use a program such as ArcSoft VideoImpression to convert it to the WAV format. Then add it to the My Camera window using the procedures on the preceding page.

  • Page 156

    MEMO...

  • Page 157: Windows / Macintosh

    Troubleshooting (Windows / Macintosh) This topic explains some of the causes for and solutions to problems with the software.

  • Page 158

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Cause #4 Camera not in replay mode (PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH/DIGITAL IXUS v only). See the Camera User Guide for instructions to put the camera in replay mode. ○ ○ ○ ○ ○...

  • Page 159

    ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ ○ Cause #6 Communications settings incorrect (Windows only).

  • Page 160

    • Windows 2000/Windows XP • Users of Windows 2000 or Windows XP Professional must first log in as an Administrator (computer system administrator) to uninstall the driver. Check to see if the camera is being recognized as an “other” device and delete the driver if it is.

  • Page 161

    Please note that there may be several sets of files starting with “Oem*” in the “Inf” folder, so confirm that you have selected the set for Canon digital cameras. To do this, double-click each [Oem*.inf] file, which will display the contents in the Windows Notepad program, until you find one that has [;***...

  • Page 162

    Delete the [Oem*] file set. • Delete the [Oem*.inf] and [Oem*.pnf] files confirmed to be the Canon digital camera set. • The Inf folder contains numerous files critical to the computer’s operation. Be extremely careful to delete the correct files. If you delete the wrong files, you may be unable to restart Windows.

  • Page 163

    Find and delete the [Drvdata.bin] and [Drvidx.bin] files. In the [Inf] folder, double-click the [Other] folder to open it. Find and delete the [Canon.IncCAP_G3], [Canon.IncCAP_S45], or [Canon.IncCAP_S230]. files. • If none of the above files are contained in the Other folder, you do not need to delete anything.

  • Page 164

    • The Inf folder contains numerous files critical to the computer’s operation. Be extremely careful to delete the correct files. If you delete the wrong files, you may be unable to restart Windows. Reinstall the Driver Reinstall the driver according to the instructions in Installing the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver (p.

  • Page 165

    If you were using ZoomBrowser EX version 2 or 3 Use the following procedures if titles and comments were attached to your images. In Windows Explorer, open the [Program] folder under the folder in which you installed ZoomBrowser EX 4.0 (C:\Program Files\Canon\ZoomBrowser EX\Program). In this folder, double-click [dbconverter.exe].

  • Page 166

    MEMO...

  • Page 167: Canon Customer Support, Adobe Customer Support

    Canon Customer Support For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the Canon Limited Warranty supplied with your camera. Adobe Customer Support Adobe Systems Inc. technical support information is available in the PDF file format on the supplied CD-ROM. PDF File Location and Opening Instructions...

  • Page 168

    CDI-E071-010 XXXXCHXX © 2002 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN...

  • Page 169

    • Please read the Read This First section (p. 7). • Please refer to the Software Starter Guide for information on installing the software and downloading images. • Please also read the printer user guide included with your Canon printer.

  • Page 170: Shooting With The Camera

    This digital camera is designed to perform optimally when used with genuine Canon-brand digital camera accessories (“Canon Brand Accessories”). You may use non-Canon brand accessories with this digital camera. However, Canon makes no warranties concerning, and is not responsible for damages resulting from, use of non-Canon...

  • Page 171: About The Lcd Monitor, Video Format

    Camera Body Temperature 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. About the LCD Monitor The LCD monitor is produced with extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques.

  • Page 172: About This Guide

    About This Guide Conventions Used in the Text Icons on the right end of title bars show the applicable operating modes. As in the example below, the mode dial should be set to Using the Self-timer White buttons indicate the button that will be pushed in the particular procedure.

  • Page 173: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Items marked with are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Read This First Please Read ................7 Safety Precautions ............... 7 Preventing Malfunctions ........... 11 Quick Start Section Quick Start Section ............12 Components Guide Front View .................

  • Page 174: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Shooting Selecting a Shooting Mode ..........42 Reviewing an Image Right after Shooting ....... 44 Changing Resolution/Compression Settings ..... 45 Using the Flash ............. 47 Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots ......49 Using the Digital Zoom ............. 50 Continuous Shooting ..........51 Using the Self-timer ............

  • Page 175: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Erasing Erasing Single Images ..........87 Erasing All Images ............. 88 Formatting CF Cards ............89 Printing About Printing ..............90 Connecting a Printer ............94 Printing ................97 Setting the Print Settings (Direct Print function) ..... 99 Setting the DPOF Print Settings ........

  • Page 176

    Table of Contents Appendices Using an AC Adapter Kit ..........130 Using a Car Battery Charger ........... 131 Camera Care and Maintenance ........132 Troubleshooting .............. 133 Specifications Specifications ..............137 Index Index ................143 List of Functions Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode ....148...

  • Page 177: Read This First, Please Read, Warranty Limitations

    Warning Against Copyright Infringement Please note that Canon digital cameras are intended for personal use and should never be used in a manner that infringes upon or contravenes international or domestic copyright laws and regulations. Please be advised...

  • Page 178

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

  • Page 179

    Continued use of the equipment may result in fire or electrical shock. Please consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Do not use substances containing alcohol, benzene, thinners or other flammable substances to clean or maintain the equipment.

  • Page 180

    Read This First • Avoid dropping or subjecting the batteries to severe impacts that could damage the casings. It could lead to leakage and injury. • Do not short-circuit the battery terminals with metallic objects, such as key holders. It could lead to overheating, burns and other injuries. Use the supplied terminal cover or battery case to transport or store the battery pack.

  • Page 181: Preventing Malfunctions

    Read This First • Be careful not to cover the flash with your fingers when shooting. In addition, do not touch the surface of the flash after taking several pictures in rapid succession. Either action could result in burns. • If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm.

  • Page 182: Quick Start Section

    Quick Start Section Charge the Battery Pack (p. 18). Place the battery pack in the battery charger and plug the charger into a outlet. The charge indicator lights power red while charging and changes to green when the battery pack is charged. Charge Indicator Install the Battery Pack (p.

  • Page 183

    Quick Start Focus (p. 34). Aim the camera and lightly press (halfway) the shutter button. Two beeps will sound when the autofocus is set. Shoot (p. 35). Press the shutter button all the way. One beep will sound when the shot is complete.

  • Page 184: Components Guide, Front View

    Components Guide Front View Optical Viewfinder Window (p. 33) AF-assist Beam (p. 35) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 48) Self - timer Lamp (p. 52) Microphone Flash (p. 47) DIGITAL • A / V OUT (Digital Audio/ Video Output) Terminal (pp. 95, 96, 113, 115) Terminal Cover Lens •...

  • Page 185: Back View

    Components Guide Back View Viewfinder (p. 33) Lock for the CF Card Slot Cover (p. 22) CF Card Slot Cover (p. 22) Wrist Strap Mount Attaching the Wrist Strap* Battery Cover (p. 20) DC Coupler Terminal Cover (p. 130) LCD Monitor (p. 29) Tripod Socket * Be careful not to wave the camera about or catch it on other items when dangling it from the wrist strap.

  • Page 186: Operation Panel

    Components Guide Operation Panel Indicators Power Lamp Lights when the power is on or transmission preparations are complete when connected to a computer ON/OFF Button (p. 26) Shutter Button (p. 34) Zoom Lever Shooting: (Telephoto)/ (Wide Angle) (p. 36) Replay: (Magnify) (p.

  • Page 187: Upper Indicator, Lower Indicator

    Components Guide Indicators The indicators light or blink when the ON / OFF Button or shutter button is pressed. Upper Indicator Green: Ready to shoot / Connection preparations complete (during a computer connection) Blinking Green: Initializing camera / Recording to CF card / Reading CF card / Erasing from CF card/Transmitting data (during a computer connection) Orange:...

  • Page 188: Charging The Battery Pack

    It can be recharged at any point. • It takes approximately 130 minutes to fully charge the battery pack from a fully discharged state (based on Canon’s testing standard). Please charge it at an ambient temperature ranging between 5º...

  • Page 189: Handling Precautions

    Preparing the Camera Handling Precautions • Keep the battery pack terminals ( ) clean at all times. Dirty terminals may cause poor contact between the battery pack and camera. Polish the terminals with a tissue or a dry cloth before charging or using the battery pack.

  • Page 190: Installing The Battery Pack

    Preparing the Camera Installing the Battery Pack Install Battery Pack NB-1LH (supplied) as shown below. Battery Pack NB-1L (optional) can also be used with the camera. • Please recharge the battery pack (p. 18) before you use it for the first time. •...

  • Page 191

    Preparing the Camera • Please use an AC Adapter Kit ACK500 (sold separately) for extended use of the camera (p. 130). Battery Pack Charge The following icons and messages will display when the battery pack charge is low. Battery pack charge is low. Recharge it as soon as possible before it is required for an extended period.

  • Page 192: Installing A Cf Card

    Preparing the Camera Installing a CF Card Turn the camera power off and insert the CF card with the following procedures. • Slide the lock up and open the CF card slot cover. • Insert the CF card with its label facing upward until the slot’s eject button fully extends.

  • Page 193: Setting The Date And Time

    Preparing the Camera • See CF Cards and Estimated Capacities (p. 140). Handling Precautions for CF Cards • CF cards are high-precision electronic devices. Do not bend them, apply force to them, or subject them to shocks or vibration. • Do not attempt to disassemble or alter a CF card. •...

  • Page 194

    Preparing the Camera • Use the button to select a field (year, month, day, hour, minute and date format), and the button to change its value. • To put the settings into effect, press the button after setting the date format.

  • Page 195: Setting The Language

    Preparing the Camera Setting the Language The language in which menus and messages are displayed can be selected with this function. • Press the ON/OFF Button until the power lamp lights. • Press the button to display the Rec. or Play menu. •...

  • Page 196: Basic Functions

    Basic Functions Turning the Power On/Off • Press the ON/OFF Button until the green power lamp lights. - The upper indicator beside the viewfinder will blink green. - The lens will extend when the mode switch is set to the position.

  • Page 197

    Basic Functions • Power-Saving Function This camera is equipped with a power-saving function. The power will automatically shut down under the following circumstances when this function is set to On. Press the ON/ OFF Button to restore power. Shooting Mode Powers down approximately 3 minutes after the last control is accessed on the camera.

  • Page 198: Switching Between Shooting / Replay

    Basic Functions Switching between Shooting / Replay • To Shoot Still Images (Shooting Mode) Slide the mode switch to • To Shoot Movies (Movie Mode) Slide the mode switch to • To Replay Images (Replay Mode) Slide the mode switch to - Recorded images can be printed when a printer (sold separately) is connected (p.

  • Page 199: Using The Lcd Monitor

    Basic Functions Using the LCD Monitor The LCD monitor can be used to compose images while shooting, adjust settings menus and replay images. • The image in the LCD monitor will darken in strong sunlight or bright light. This does not constitute a malfunction. Shooting Mode on the mode switch) •...

  • Page 200: Information Displayed On The Lcd Monitor

    Basic Functions Replay Mode on the mode switch) • The LCD monitor will turn on when the mode switch is set to the position. • In replay mode, pressing the button cycles the information view mode each time the button is pressed. Single Image Replay (p.

  • Page 201: File Number, Image Number

    Basic Functions In movie mode, only the Information Displayed resolution shows (not p. 42 Shooting Mode compression). p. 64 Exposure Compensation p. 65 Long Shutter Mode p. 67 White Balance p. 70 Photo Effects p. 45 Compression p. 45 Resolution p.

  • Page 202

    Basic Functions Replay Mode (Detailed Display) In detailed display mode, the following supplementary information is displayed. Long Shutter Mode p. 65 Shooting Mode p. 42 Exposure Compensation p. 64 White Balance p. 67 Photo Effects p. 70 Histogram ISO Speed p.

  • Page 203: Using The Viewfinder

    Basic Functions Using the Viewfinder The optical viewfinder can be used to conserve power by setting the LCD monitor to Off (p. 29) while shooting. The field of vision is approximately 82% at the telephoto end setting. Shows the center of the image Viewfinder •...

  • Page 204: Pressing The Shutter Button, Pressing Halfway

    Basic Functions Pressing the Shutter Button The shutter button features a two-stage action. Pressing Halfway Pressing halfway automatically sets the exposure, focus and white balance. • Indicator Status Upper Indicator - Green: Metering complete (two beeps sound) - Orange: Flash will fire - Blinking Orange: Camera shake warning/ Insufficient exposure...

  • Page 205: Pressing Fully

    Basic Functions Pressing Fully Pressing the shutter button down fully activates the shutter and causes one shutter sound to sound. • While the image is being recorded to the CF card, the indicator blinks green. • AF-assist Beam The AF-assist Beam will sometimes emit when the shutter button is pressed halfway to assist focusing in certain conditions, i.e., dark conditions.

  • Page 206: Using The Zoom, Digital Zoom

    Basic Functions Using the Zoom The zoom can be adjusted from 35 mm to 70 mm in 35 mm film equivalent terms. Telephoto / Wide Angle • Press the zoom lever toward zoom in (telephoto). • Press the zoom lever toward zoom out (wide angle).

  • Page 207

    Basic Functions Selecting Menus and Settings Menus are used to adjust shooting and replay settings. The procedures for using menus are shown below. For a complete list of the settings and options, please see Menu Settings and Factory Defaults (p. 40). •...

  • Page 208

    Basic Functions Selecting Menus and Settings (Cont’d) Selecting Switching between the Rec., Selecting Play and Set up Menus a Mode a Menu Rec. Menu * The menu will appear slightly different in mode. Play Menu...

  • Page 209

    Basic Functions Setting Completing Options the Procedure Set up Menu * You can switch between menus at any time simply by pressing the zoom lever toward button. • See Print Menu Settings (p. 92) for the procedures used with the (Print Order) item in the Play menu.

  • Page 210: Menu Settings And Factory Defaults

    Basic Functions Menu Settings and Factory Defaults This chart shows the options and default settings for each menu. Reference Menu Item Available Settings Page Resolution 2048 x 1536* / 1600 x 1200 p. 45 (Still images) 1024 x 768 / 640 x 480 Resolution (Movies) 640 x 480 /...

  • Page 211

    Basic Functions Reference Menu Item Available Settings Page Beep On*/Off p. 123 Power Save On*/Off p. 27 Date/Time Sets the date and time p. 23 Set up Format Formats (initializes) the CF card p. 89 Menu (Yellow) Language p. 25 English*/ Deutsch / Français / Nederlands / Dansk / Suomi / Italiano / Norsk / Svenska / Español / Chinese / Japanese...

  • Page 212

    Shooting Selecting a Shooting Mode The camera features the following shooting modes. Most settings are automatically selected by Auto the camera. The exposure compensation, white balance Manual and other settings can be manually selected. Images are shot in overlapping series to Stitch Assist create single panoramic images.

  • Page 213: Selecting The Mode

    Shooting Selecting the mode In the descriptions of the shooting functions that follow, the icons beside the titles indicate the applicable shooting modes. Before you proceed with Step 1 in each case, set the camera to one of the shooting modes indicated by the icons in the title (p.2).

  • Page 214: Reviewing An Image Right After Shooting

    Shooting Reviewing an Image Right after Shooting Right after a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for 2 seconds even if you release the shutter button regardless of whether the LCD monitor is on or off. You can also review it with the following procedures. •...

  • Page 215

    Shooting Changing Resolution / Compression Settings You can change the resolution and compression (excluding movies) settings to suit the purpose of the image you are about to shoot. Resolution Purpose (Large) 2048 x 1536 pixels - Print large prints High (Medium 1) 1600 x 1200 pixels - Send images as e-mail attachments...

  • Page 216

    Shooting • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Rec.) menu, select • Use the button to select an option. Resolution (Still Images) Select Resolution (Movies) Select Compression Select • The display will return to the Rec. screen. •...

  • Page 217: Using The Flash

    Shooting Using the Flash Auto The flash fires automatically as required by the light level. Red-Eye The red-eye reduction lamp fires with each shot, Reduction automatically adjusting the intensity to suit lighting Auto levels. Flash On The flash fires with every shot. Flash Off The flash will not fire.

  • Page 218

    Shooting • When you use flash photography at higher ISO speeds, the chances of white streaks appearing in the image increase the closer you approach to 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 blurring the image.

  • Page 219: Shooting Close-ups/infinity Shots

    Shooting Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots Use this mode to record subjects in the range of 10 to 47 cm (3.9 in. to 1.5 ft.) from the lens tip when at wide-angle Macro end and in the range of 27 to 47 cm (10.6 in. to 1.5 ft.) when at the telephoto end setting.

  • Page 220: Using The Digital Zoom

    Shooting Using the Digital Zoom When the LCD monitor is on, images can be zoomed to approximately 2.6, 3.2, 4.0, 4.9 or 6.4 times with the combined optical and digital zoom functions. • Turn the LCD monitor on. • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Rec.) menu, select...

  • Page 221: Continuous Shooting

    (Large/Fine, LCD monitor off) while the shutter button is held down. Recording ceases when the shutter button is released. * This figure reflects standard shooting criteria established by Canon. Actual figures may vary according to the subject and shooting conditions.

  • Page 222: Using The Self-timer

    Shooting Using the Self-timer • Display • When the shutter button is pressed, the self-timer will activate and the self-timer lamp will blink. Changing the Self-timer Countdown Time • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Rec.) menu, select •...

  • Page 223: Shooting In Stitch Assist Mode, Framing A Subject

    Shooting Shooting in Stitch Assist Mode Stitch Assist mode 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.

  • Page 224

    Shooting • Do not try to stitch images that include both distant and close items. These items may appear warped or doubled up in the merged image. • Make the brightness in each image consistent. The final image will appear unnatural if the contrast in brightness is too great. •...

  • Page 225

    Shooting • Compose the second image so that it overlaps a portion of the first and shoot. Second Image • Use the button to check or retake the recorded images. • Minor discrepancies in the overlapping portions can be corrected when the images are stitched together.

  • Page 226: Shooting A Movie

    ), 3 min. ) or 3 min. ( ) according to Canon’s testing standard. * Using an optional Canon FC-256MH CF Card (not sold in some regions) When using the CF card supplied with the camera, the maximum length is approximately 14 sec.

  • Page 227

    • QuickTime 3.0 or later is required to replay movie files (AVI/ Motion JPEG) on a computer. QuickTime (for Windows) is included on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk. On the Macintosh platform, this program is generally bundled with Mac OS 8.5 or later operating systems.

  • Page 228: Locking The Focus (af Lock)

    Shooting Locking the Focus (AF Lock) It may be difficult to focus on the following types of subjects. Use the focus lock in these situations. • Subjects with extremely low contrast to the surroundings • Subjects with extremely bright objects at the center of the composition •...

  • Page 229

    Shooting • Re-aim the camera to compose the shot as desired and press the shutter button all the way. • Release the focus lock by pressing the button. • Method 2 is convenient because you can let go of the shutter button to recompose the image.

  • Page 230: Locking The Exposure Setting (ae Lock)

    Shooting Locking the Exposure Setting (AE Lock) 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. • You must set the flash to .

  • Page 231: Locking The Flash Exposure Setting (fe Lock)

    Shooting Locking the Flash Exposure Setting (FE Lock) You can lock the flash exposure so that the exposure settings are correctly set for a particular portion of your subject. • Turn on the LCD monitor. • Set the flash to and focus on the part of the subject on which you wish to lock the flash exposure setting.

  • Page 232: Switching Between Autofocus Modes

    Shooting Switching between Autofocus Modes Although the autofocus function is preset to the AiAF setting (nine AF frames), you can set the AF frame to center-point. When center-point is selected, the AF frame will appear in the LCD monitor if it is turned on (p.

  • Page 233: Switching Between Light Metering Modes

    Shooting Switching between Light Metering Modes You can switch between metering modes to shoot. Appropriate for standard shooting conditions, including backlit scenes. The camera divides images Evaluative into several zones for light metering. It evaluates the Light complex lighting conditions, such as the position of the Metering subject, the brightness, the direct light, and the backlighting, and adjusts the settings to the correct...

  • Page 234: Adjusting The Exposure Compensation

    Shooting Adjusting the Exposure Compensation Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too dark when it is backlit or shot against a bright background or to avoid making lights appear too bright in night shots. • Use the button to adjust the exposure compensation.

  • Page 235: Shooting In Long Shutter Mode

    Shooting Shooting in Long Shutter Mode You can set the shutter speed to a slow setting to make dark subjects appear brighter. • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Rec.) menu, select • Use the button to select [On]. •...

  • Page 236

    Shooting • 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 slower than 1.3 seconds to eliminate the noise, thereby producing high-quality images.

  • Page 237: Setting The White Balance

    Shooting Setting the White Balance When the white balance mode is set to match the light source, the camera reproduces colors more accurately. Auto The camera sets the white balance automatically according to shooting conditions. Daylight For recording outdoors on a bright day. Cloudy For recording under overcast, shady or twilight skies.

  • Page 238: Setting A Custom White Balance

    Shooting Setting a Custom White Balance You can set a custom white balance to 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 239

    Shooting • You are recommended to set the shooting mode to the exposure compensation setting to zero (±0) before setting a custom white balance. The correct white balance may not be obtained when the exposure setting is incorrect (image appears completely black or white). •...

  • Page 240: Changing The Photo Effect

    Shooting Changing the Photo Effect You can shoot with different photo effects. Photo Effect Off Records with no effect. Vivid Emphasizes the contrast and color saturation to record bold colors. Neutral Tones down the contrast and color saturation to record neutral hues. Low Sharpening Records subjects with softened outlines.

  • Page 241: Adjusting The Iso Speed

    Shooting Adjusting the ISO Speed Adjust the ISO speed when you wish to shoot in a dark area or use a fast shutter speed. • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Rec.) menu, select • Use the button to select a setting.

  • Page 242: Setting The Auto Rotate Function

    Shooting Setting the Auto Rotate Function Your camera is equipped with an Intelligent Orientation sensor that detects the orientation of an image shot with the camera on end and automatically rotates it to the correct viewing orientation in the display. You can set this function on / off.

  • Page 243: Resetting The File Number

    Shooting Resetting the File Number You can select the way file numbers are assigned. The file number is reset to the start (100-0001) each time a new CF card is inserted. New images recorded on CF cards with existing files are assigned the next available number.

  • Page 244: Displaying Images Individually

    Replaying Displaying Images Individually • Turn the mode switch to the position. • The last recorded image will appear in the display (single image replay). • Use the button to move to the previous image and the button to move to the next. Holding the button down advances the images more rapidly, but the images will not appear as clearly.

  • Page 245: Magnifying Images

    Replaying Magnifying Images • Images can be magnified up to approximately 10 times. Approximate Location of the Magnified Area • Use the buttons to move around the image. • Hold the button down and press the zoom lever toward to cycle through each setting, from approxi- mately 2.5 times, to approximately 5 and 10 times.

  • Page 246: Viewing Images In Sets Of Nine, Switching Between Sets Of Nine Images

    Replaying Viewing Images in Sets of Nine (Index Replay) • Up to nine images can be viewed at once in index replay. Selected Image Movie • Use the buttons to change the image selection. • Press the zoom lever toward display the selected image in single image replay.

  • Page 247: Viewing Movies

    Replaying Viewing Movies Movie clips can be replayed with the following procedures. •Movies cannot be played in the index replay mode. • Use the button to select a movie. • Images with a icon are movies. • The movie control panel will display. •...

  • Page 248

    Replaying Pausing and Resuming Play • Press the button to pause the movie. Press it again to resume. Fast Forwarding / Rewinding • Use the button to select one of the following. Return to Single Image View Play Previous Frame [Rewinds if button is held down] Next Frame...

  • Page 249: Editing Movies

    Replaying Editing Movies Selecting (Edit) in the movie control panel enables you to cut unwant 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 button to select (Cut Beginning) or (Cut End) and the...

  • Page 250

    Replaying • Use the button to select [New File] or [Overwrite]. - [New File] saves the edited movie under a new file name. The pre-edit data is left unchanged. - [Overwrite] saves the edited movie with its original file name. The pre- edit data is lost.

  • Page 251: Rotating Images In The Display

    Replaying Rotating Images in the Display Images can be rotated clockwise 90º or 270º in the display. 0º(Original) 90º 270º • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Play) menu, select • Use the button to select the image to be rotated.

  • Page 252: Starting A Slide Show

    Replaying Automated Playback (Slide Shows) Starting a Slide Show A selection of images or all the images on a CF card can be displayed one-by-one in an automated slide show. Slide show image settings are based on DPOF standards (p. 90). All Images Plays all images on the CF card in order.

  • Page 253: Selecting Images For Slide Shows

    Replaying Pausing / Resuming a Slide Show • Press the button to pause the slide show. Press the button again to restart it. Fast Forwarding/Rewinding a Slide Show • Use the button to display the previous or next image. Hold down the button to advance through the images more rapidly.

  • Page 254

    Replaying • A white checkmark will appear beside a show already containing images. • Use the button to move between images and the button to select or deselect them. Selected images display a number corresponding to their selection order and a white checkmark •...

  • Page 255: Adjusting The Play Time And Repeat Settings

    Replaying Adjusting the Play Time and Repeat Settings You can change the play time for all the images in a show and have the show repeat continuously. Sets the duration that each image displays. Choose between Play Time 3-10 seconds, 15 seconds, 30 seconds and Manual. Sets whether the slide show stops when all the slides have Repeat been displayed or continues until stopped.

  • Page 256: Protecting Images

    Replaying Protecting Images You can protect important images from accidental erasure. • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Play) menu, select • Use the button to select an image to protect. • Press the button to protect the image.

  • Page 257: Erasing Single Images

    Erasing Erasing Single Images • Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing a file. • Protected images cannot be erased with this function. • Use the button to select an image for deletion. • Use the button to select [Erase].

  • Page 258: Erasing All Images

    Erasing Erasing All Images • Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing a file. • Protected images cannot be erased with this function. • See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37). In the (Play) menu, select •...

  • Page 259: Formatting Cf Cards

    • When the camera is malfunctioning, a corrupted CF card might be the cause. Reformatting the CF card may solve the problem. • When a non-Canon brand CF card is malfunctioning, reformatting it may solve the problem. • CF cards formatted in other cameras, computers, or peripheral devices may not operate correctly in this camera.

  • Page 260: About Printing

    Printing About Printing This camera supports direct printing. By connecting the camera to an optional printer or Bubble Jet printer (sold separately) that supports the camera’s direct print function, you can send the images from the CF card directly to the printer using the camera buttons. In addition, you can have prints made to specification by a photo developing service by sending your CF card with the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format ) print settings set in advance on your camera.

  • Page 261

    Printing Printer with BJ Printer with direct print function direct print function Setting Print Settings for Direct Printing • Setting the Number of Print Copies (p. 99) • Setting the Print Style (p. 99) - Standard/Multiple (Direct Print Function Compatible Printer) - Paper: Card #1/Card #2/Card #3/LTR/A4 (Direct Print Function Compatible BJ Printer) - Bordered/Borderless...

  • Page 262: Print Menu Settings, Direct Print Function, Dpof Print Settings

    Printing Print Menu Settings Use the Print menu to set print related settings. The following diagrams illustrate how to use the Print menu. Direct Print Function Set the Mode Switch to DPOF Print Settings Set the Mode Switch to...

  • Page 263

    Printing Turn the menu On/Off. Selects items and settings. Sets items and settings. Image (p. 99) Borders (p. 99) Style Date (p. 99) Number of Copies (p. 99) Trimming (p. 101) Order Number of Copies (p. 104) Print Type (p. 106) Date (p.

  • Page 264: Connecting A Printer

    Printing Connecting a Printer You can make clear prints swiftly and easily when you connect the camera to a direct print function compatible printer (sold separately) or a direct print function compatible BJ printer (sold separately). You can also print using DPOF print settings. •...

  • Page 265

    Printing • Attach the direct interface cable to the printer. • Open the terminal cover on the camera and insert the cable’s connector into the camera’s DIGITAL • A / V OUT terminal. Orient the cable so that the connector’s symbol faces the Direct Interface camera’s front panel.

  • Page 266

    DIGITAL • A / V OUT Interface Cable terminal. Orient the cable so that the word Canon on the connector faces the camera’s front panel. • Set the mode switch to the position and turn on the camera’s power.

  • Page 267

    Printing Printing • The following illustrations show examples from a direct print function compatible printer. Options for the Style category will differ slightly for BJ printers. Print images displayed in single image replay or index replay mode. • Use the button to select the images you wish to print.

  • Page 268

    Printing • Canceling Printing Press the button to stop printing. A confirmation message will display. Use the button to select [OK] and press the button. • Direct Print Function Compatible Printers A print in progress cannot be stopped. The printer will stop after the current print is complete and the camera will display its replay screen at that point.

  • Page 269: Setting The Print Style

    Printing Setting the Print Settings (Direct Print Function ) Setting the Number of Print Copies • Use the button to select [Copies] and the button to select the number. Up to 99 copies may be specified. Setting the Print Style You can select from among the following print styles.

  • Page 270

    Printing Current print style selection • Use the button to select [Style]. • Use the button to select , or and the button to select an option. (Image Settings) (Direct Print Function Compatible Printer) Select [Standard] or [Multiple]. (Paper) (BJ Printer) Select [Card #1], [Card #2], [Card #3], [LTR] or [A4].

  • Page 271

    Printing • Press the button to finish the procedure. • Practically all of the image area is printed on Bordered prints. • With borderless or multiple prints, the image is printed with its top, bottom and sides trimmed. • The date settings are overridden by the DPOF print settings if you are using them to print (p.

  • Page 272

    Printing Changing the Size of the Trimming Frame • Press the zoom lever toward • The trimming frame can be resized to approximately half the image size at minimum and practically as large as the image at maximum. • You can cancel the trimming setting by sliding the zoom lever toward the again when the trimming frame is already set to the maximum size.

  • Page 273: Setting The Dpof Print Settings, Selecting Images For Printing

    Printing Setting the DPOF Print Settings You can select images on a CF card for printing and specify the number of print copies in advance using the camera. This is extremely convenient for sending the images to a photo developing service or for printing on a direct print function compatible printer or a direct print function compatible BJ printer.

  • Page 274

    Printing Single Images • As shown below, selection methods differ according to the options chosen for the (Print Type) settings (p. 106). (Standard) / (Both) • Use the button to select an image and the button to select the number of print copies (up to maximum of 99).

  • Page 275

    Printing All the Images on a CF Card • Switch to index replay (3 images). • Use the button to select [Mark all]. • Selecting [Mark all] selects all of the card’s images. • Press the button to set the number of print copies to 1 for each image.

  • Page 276

    Printing • Images are printed in order from oldest to newest by the shooting date. • A maximum of 998 images can be selected per CF card. • When [Both] is selected, the number of print copies can be set, but it applies to Standard prints only. The Index setting only produces one print copy.

  • Page 277

    Printing • Use the button to select , and the button to select an option. (Print Type) • Select [Standard], [Index] or [Both]. (Date) • Select [On] or [Off]. (File No.) • Select [On] or [Off]. • Press the button repeatedly until the replay screen reappears to complete the procedure.

  • Page 278: Resetting The Print Settings

    Printing Resetting the Print Settings The print settings can all be removed at once. The print type resets to Standard and the Date and File No. options to Off. • See Print Menu Settings (p. 92). Display the Print Order Menu.

  • Page 279: Printing With Dpof Print Settings

    Printing Printing with DPOF Print Settings The DPOF print settings can be used to print on a direct print function compatible printer or a direct print function compatible BJ printer. • See Print Menu Settings (p. 92). Display the Print Order Menu.

  • Page 280

    Printing • To include the date in the prints, set the Date setting in the Set up menu in Step 1 above to [On]. You cannot set the date to print with the Style menu in Step 2 above. Please note however , that the date will not print if the print type is set to Index even if it is turned On in Step 1.

  • Page 281: Selecting Images For Transferring

    Image Transmission Settings (DPOF Transfer Order) You can use the camera to specify settings for images that you wish to send by email. Please use the software supplied with the camera to actually transfer the images to an email program. Please read the Software Starter Guide for image transfer instructions.

  • Page 282

    Image Transmission Settings (DPOF Transfer Order) • Use the button to move to an image and the button to select or deselect it. A checkmark displays on selected images. Selected for Transfer • You can use the same procedures to select images in index replay (3 images).

  • Page 283: Shooting / Replaying With A Tv

    Shooting / Replaying with a TV You can use a video-compatible television as a monitor to shoot or replay images when it is connected to the camera with the supplied AV Cable AVC-DC200. You must shut the TV and camera power off before you attach or detach the AV cable.

  • Page 284: Downloading Directly From A Cf Card

    • By connecting the camera to a computer with the USB cable. You must install the software and USB driver bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the camera to the computer. After installing the supplied software, download images automatically by simply connecting the camera to a computer with the supplied USB cable.

  • Page 285

    Connecting the Camera to a Computer with a USB Cable You must install the software and USB driver bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before connecting the camera to the computer. Please refer to the Software Starter Guide for installation instructions.

  • Page 286: Setting The Communication Mode

    Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk before using this mode. The following functions are available even if the software and USB driver bundled on the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk have not been installed. - Viewing the camera's images...

  • Page 287

    Downloading Images to a Computer • Some problems may occur when downloading images to a computer in the PTP mode with certain file types. Please refer to the supplied Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) Mode leaflet. • Ensure that you push the [Push] button on the connector to remove the USB cable from the...

  • Page 288: Lists Of Menu Options And Messages

    Lists of Menu Options and Messages The following charts list the various menu contents. See Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 37) to learn how to select a setting. Rec. Menu * Default setting Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page Resolution (Stills) Sets the number of pixels used to record images to CF cards.

  • Page 289

    List of Menu Options and Messages Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page AiAF Sets whether or not the camera automatically selects one of nine AF frames or a fixed center AF frame. • On* p. 62 • Off Digital Zoom Sets whether or not the optical zoom is supplemented by digital processing.

  • Page 290

    List of Menu Options and Messages Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page File No. Reset Sets how file numbers are assigned to images when new CF cards are inserted. • On p. 73 • Off* Auto Rotate Sets whether or not images shot with the camera on end are automatically rotated in the display.

  • Page 291

    List of Menu Options and Messages Play Menu Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page Protect Protects images from accidental erasure. p. 86 Rotate Rotates images clockwise 90º or 270º in the display. p. 81 Erase all Deletes all images from a CF card (except for protected images).

  • Page 292

    List of Menu Options and Messages Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page Print Order Selects images and the number of print copies for output to a DPOF - compatible printer or a photo developing service. p. 103 Transfer Order Selects the images that will be transferred to your email software.

  • Page 293

    List of Menu Options and Messages Set up Menu * Default setting Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page Beep Sets whether or not a beep sounds when the shutter button is pressed or a menu operation is performed. • On* p. 34 •...

  • Page 294

    List of Menu Options and Messages Reference Item/Menu Screen Options Page Language Sets the language used in menus and messages on the LCD monitor. • English* • Italiano • Deutsch • Norsk • Français • Svenska • Nederlands • Español p.

  • Page 295: Resetting Settings To Their Default Values

    List of Menu Options and Messages Resetting Settings to Their Default Values You can reset the menu and button settings to the default settings in one operation except for the Date / Time, Language and Video System settings. • Press the ON / OFF button until the green power lamp lights.

  • Page 296: List Of Messages

    List of Menu Options and Messages List of Messages The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor while shooting or replaying. Busy... Image is being recorded to, or read from, CF card No CF card You attempted to shoot or replay images without a CF card installed.

  • Page 297

    A problem exists if the error code reappears. Note the number and contact your Canon Customer Support Help Desk. If an error code displays directly after taking a picture, the shot may not have been recorded.

  • Page 298

    List of Menu Options and Messages List of Messages Displayed while a Direct Print Function Compatible Printer is Connected The following messages may appear on the camera’s LCD monitor while a direct print function compatible printer (sold separately) is connected. No Paper Paper cassette is empty or incorrectly installed.

  • Page 299

    List of Menu Options and Messages List of Messages Displayed while a Direct Print Function Compatible Bubble Jet Printer is Connected The following messages may appear on the camera’s LCD monitor while a direct print function compatible Bubble Jet printer (sold separately) is connected.

  • Page 300

    Appendices Using an AC Adapter Kit (Sold Separately) It is best to power the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK500 (sold separately) when you are using it for long periods of time or connect- ing it to a computer. • Turn the camera power off before connecting or disconnecting the AC adapter.

  • Page 301

    Appendices Using a Car Battery Charger (Optional) Car Battery Charger CBC-NB1 (sold separately) can be used to charge battery packs from an automobile’s cigarette lighter socket. • Always ensure that the automobile’s engine is running when you use the car battery charger. Use of it with the engine off may flatten the battery in some automobiles.

  • Page 302: Camera Care And Maintenance

    • 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 303: Troubleshooting

    CF card to make space. CF card is not • Format CF card (See Formatting formatted correctly CF Cards p. 89). • If reformatting doesn’t work, the CF card logic circuits may be damaged. Consult the nearest Canon Customer Support Help Desk.

  • Page 304

    Appendices Problem Cause Solution Battery cover or • First close the battery cover or Lens will not CF card slot cover CF card slot cover and then turn retract was opened with the power off. power on Battery cover or •...

  • Page 305

    Appendices Problem Cause Solution AF-assist Beam is • Set the AF-assist Beam to on. Image is blurred or out of focus set to off (p. 119) Subject is out of • Ensure there is at least 47 cm focal range (1.5 ft.) between the camera lens and subject.

  • Page 306

    Appendices Problem Cause Solution Light is shining • Change the shooting angle. Subject in recorded image is too bright directly on the subject or reflected off the subject into the camera Flash is set to on • Set the flash to off. Flash is set to off •...

  • Page 307: Specifications

    Specifications All data is based on Canon’s standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShot S230 DIGITAL ELPH / DIGITAL IXUS v Camera Effective Pixels: Approx. 3.2 million Image Sensor: 1/ 2.7 in. CCD (Total number of pixels: approx. 3.3 million) Lens: 5.4 (W) - 10.8 (T) mm...

  • Page 308

    Specifications White Balance: TTL auto / preset (daylight, cloudy, tungsten, fluorescent, fluorescent H) or custom white balance Flash: Red-eye reduction auto/auto/on/off/slow-synchro Flash Shooting Range: Normal mode: 47 cm - 3.0 m (1.5- 9.8 ft.) (W) 47 cm - 2.0 m (1.5- 6.6 ft.) (T) Macro Mode: 27-47 cm (10.6 in.- 1.5 ft.) (W/ T) Shooting Modes: Auto / manual / stitch assist / movie...

  • Page 309: Battery Capacity

    Exif Print-compliant printer, the camera’s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints. This is the maximum recording time per movie clip for the optional Canon FC-256MH CF card (not sold in some regions).

  • Page 310

    Specifications CF Cards and Estimated Capacities (Recordable Images) FC-16M FC-32M FC-64M FC-128M FC-256MH (2048 x 1536 pixels) (1600 x 1200 pixels) (1024 x 768 pixels) 1390 (640 x 480 pixels) 1563 1355 2720 (640 x 480 pixels) 14 sec. 30 sec. 61 sec. 124 sec. 249 sec.

  • Page 311

    Specifications CompactFlash™ Card Card Slot Type: Type I Dimensions: 36.4 x 42.8 x 3.3 mm (1.4 x 1.7 x 0.1 in.) Weight: Approx. 10 g (0.4 oz.) Battery Pack NB-1LH Type: Rechargeable Lithium Ion Cell Nominal Voltage: 3.7 V Typical Capacity: 840 mAh Cycle Life: Approx.

  • Page 312

    Specifications Car Battery Charger CBC-NB1 (Optional) Rated Input: DC 12 - 24 V, 4.3 W Rated Output: 4.2 V DC, 0.55 A Charging Time: Approx. 130 minutes* Operating Temperatures: 0-40 º C (32-104 º F) Dimensions: 90.4 x 56.0 x 28.0 mm (3.6 x 2.2 x 1.1 in.) Weight: Approx.

  • Page 313

    Index Direct Print function Compatible BJ Printer 95 AC Adapter Kit (ACK500) 130 Direct Print function Compatible AE Lock 60 Printer 94 AF Frame 31, 62 Direct Printing 90 AF-assist Beam 35 DPOF 90, 92, 103, 111 AF Lock 58 DPOF Print Order 90 AiAF 33 Printing 104...

  • Page 314

    Index Language 25 Rec. Menu 118 LCD Monitor Red-Eye Reduction Function 48 Information Displayed 30 Replay Mode 28 Using the LCD Monitor 29 Resolution 45 Review Duration 44 Rotate 81 Macro Mode 49 Magnify 75 Manual Mode 42 Self-Timer 52 Menu Set up Menu 123 Play 121...

  • Page 316

    Canon. • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to a mistaken operation or malfunction of the camera, the software, the CompactFlash™...

  • Page 317: Fcc Notice

    If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516) 328-5600 Canadian Radio Interference Regulations THIS CLASS B DIGITAL APPARATUS MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS OF THE CANADIAN INTERFERENCE CAUSING EQUIPMENT REGULATIONS.

  • Page 318: Functions Available In Each Shooting Mode

    Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode The chart below is a reference for the settings available for various shooting conditions. The settings selected in each shooting mode are saved after you finish shooting. Reference Function Auto Manual Stitch Movie Page Assist p.

  • Page 319: Default Setting

    Reference Function Auto Manual Stitch Movie Page Assist p. 35 AF-assist Beam Light Metering p. 63 Digital Zoom p. 50 Exposure Compensation p. 64 p. 65 Long Shutter p. 67 White Balance Photo Effect p. 70 ISO Speed p. 71 Auto Rotate p.

  • Page 320

    CDI-E072-010 XX01XXX.X © 2002 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN...

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