Kodak EASYSHARE C1530 Extended User Manual

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    KODAK EASYSHARE Camera / C1530 Extended user guide www.kodak.com For help with your camera: www.kodak.com/go/c1530support...

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    Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, New York 14650 © Eastman Kodak Company, 2011 All screen images are simulated. Kodak, EasyShare, Perfect Touch, and Pulse are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. 4H8504_en...

  • Page 3: Quick Start

    Quick start Load the battery. Set language, date/time. Install software, then share. www.kodak.com/go/support Load an accessory card. Take videos, pictures. Keep learning! Take and share your best videos, pictures! Product features...

  • Page 4: Front View

    Product features Front view Zoom Shutter button Flash button Mode Power Flash Self-timer/Video light Microphone Lens www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 5: Back View

    Back view Tripod socket www.kodak.com/go/support Thumb grip Delete Menu Info Share Review Battery compartment SD/SDHC Card slot SD/SDHC Card (Accessory) Strap post USB port...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Marking pictures/videos for emailing ... 18 4 Reviewing and editing ...19 Reviewing pictures/videos ... 19 Deleting pictures/videos ... 20 Viewing pictures/videos in different ways... 21 A smarter way to find and enjoy your pictures... 22 Understanding the review icons... 23 www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 7: Table Of Contents

    Displaying pictures/videos on a television... 24 Using the menu button in review... 25 Cropping pictures... 25 Rotating pictures... 26 Using KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology... 26 Adding a date stamp... 27 Editing videos ... 27 Selecting multiple pictures/videos ... 29 5 Doing more with your camera ...30 Using the menu button to change settings...

  • Page 8: Attaching The Strap, Loading The Batteries, Setting Up Your Camera

    Setting up your camera Attaching the strap Loading the batteries Purchase extra batteries Watch the battery level www.kodak.com/go/accessories See page 6 www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 9: Turning On The Camera, Setting The Language And Date/time

    Turning on the camera Press the Power button. Setting the language and date/time NOTE: To change language in the future, use the Setup Menu www.kodak.com/go/support Setting up your camera Language: to change. to accept. Date/Time: At the prompt, press to change current field.

  • Page 10: Storing Pictures On An Optional Sd Or Sdhc Card

    If pictures/videos are detected in internal memory and a card is inserted, the camera prompts you to move the pictures to the card (and erase those in internal memory). Purchase accessories SD/SDHC Card (Accessory) www.kodak.com/go/accessories www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 11: Taking Pictures, Taking A Video, Taking Pictures/videos

    Taking pictures/videos Taking pictures Mode Taking a video Mode www.kodak.com/go/support 1 The camera turns on in Smart Capture mode. (If it’s in a different mode, press the Mode button, then until the LCD displays Smart Capture mode , then press OK.) 2 Compose the picture.

  • Page 12: Adjusting Lcd Brightness

    24). While a picture/video is displayed, you may: Delete the current picture/video Play/pause a video To review pictures/videos, see page Adjusting LCD brightness You can adjust the LCD brightness for your environment or to conserve battery power, page www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 13: Understanding The Picture-taking Icons, Watch The Battery Level

    Self timer Exposure compensation Flash mode Capture mode Keyword tag Watch the battery level Don’t miss out on great pictures and videos—keep your battery fully charged. Purchase extra batteries www.kodak.com/go/support Full Three quarters Half Critical AC Power www.kodak.com/go/accessories Taking pictures/videos...

  • Page 14: Using The Optical Zoom

    NOTE: You may notice decreased image quality when using digital zoom. 1 Use the LCD to frame your subject. 2 To zoom in, press Telephoto (T). To zoom out, press Wide Angle (W). 3 Take the picture or video. NOTE: For focus distances, see Specifications starting on www.kodak.com/go/support page...

  • Page 15: Using The Flash

    Flash modes Auto Fill (Flash On) Red-eye Reduction www.kodak.com/go/support Flash fires When the lighting conditions require it. Every time you take a picture, regardless of the lighting conditions. Use when the subject is in shadow or is “backlit” (when the light is behind the subject).

  • Page 16: Using Different Modes

    16:9 (wide screen) ■ 4:3 (the default setting) Point-and-shoot simplicity when taking pictures in practically any situation. (See page 10.) Capturing video with sound. (See Advanced picture-taking—gives access to more manual settings than Smart Capture. button and choose Picture Size. page www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    Reducing blur caused by camera shake or subject motion. High ISO People indoors, in low-light scenes. Panorama L-R, R-L “Stitching” 2 or 3 pictures into 1 panoramic scene. (See www.kodak.com/go/support Taking pictures/videos until the LCD displays SCN, then press OK . page...

  • Page 18: Using Shortcuts

    Exposure Compensation, Self-timer, and Auto focus in Capture mode. In Review mode, access People Tags and Keyword Tags. (You’ll see different functions in different modes.) 3 Press to choose a setting. Shortcuts Press to show/hide shortcuts. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 19: Using The Self-timer, Using Burst

    The camera stops taking pictures when you release the Shutter button, when pictures are taken, or when there is no more storage space. Burst is unavailable in some modes. www.kodak.com/go/support (see page to choose Self-timer, then press OK.

  • Page 20: Taking Panoramic Pictures

    After you take 3 pictures, the pictures are automatically stitched together. Take 2 or 3 pictures. Get 1 panoramic picture. NOTE: To use the self-timer 10-second or 2-second setting, see until the LCD displays SCN, then press OK . page www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 21: Sharing Pictures/videos Through Social Networks, Sharing And Tagging Pictures

    Sharing and tagging pictures Sharing pictures/videos through social networks It’s never been easier to share pictures on your favorite social networking sites. IMPORTANT: To use the sharing and social networking features, you must install KODAK Software. 1 Press the Share button, then If it’s your first time, a Help screen appears.

  • Page 22: Choose Which Social Networking Sites To Display On Your Camera

    Review and press the Share button, only chosen sites are shown. Manage email addresses and KODAK PULSE Digital Frames You can add, edit, or delete email addresses and KODAK PULSE Digital Frames on your camera. 1 Press the Share button. Press Manage Frames), then press OK.

  • Page 23: Tagging Pictures

    Tip: Are faces not always detected? If a face is turned sideways, is too distant, or if the contrast between face and background is insufficient, then the camera might not detect the face. www.kodak.com/go/support button, then to find a picture that contains faces.

  • Page 24: Using The Keyboard

    The keyboard appears when you need to enter text. 1 Press to choose a letter, then press OK. 2 When finished, press button. to choose Tag People, then press OK. to choose OK, then press OK. to choose OK, then press OK. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 25: Marking Pictures/videos For Emailing

    Marking pictures/videos for emailing It’s simple to mark pictures so that they’re ready to email when you transfer them to your computer and use KODAK Software. First, create a new email address. (See keyboard.) 1 Press the Share button. Press 2 Press to choose Email, then press OK.

  • Page 26: Reviewing Pictures/videos, Reviewing And Editing

    2X speed; press again for 4X. NOTE: Audio is captured during video recording. Audio can be heard when the video is played on a computer or when the camera is connected to a TV (see button. page 24). www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 27: Deleting Pictures/videos

    Press the Menu CAUTION: Formatting internal memory or an SD or SDHC Card deletes all (including protected) pictures/videos. (Formatting internal memory also deletes email addresses and keyword tags.) www.kodak.com/go/support button. button. button to exit the menu. Reviewing and editing Protecting...

  • Page 28: Viewing Pictures/videos In Different Ways

    ■ Press the Review button to exit Review. 1 Press Telephoto (T) to magnify 2X–8X. 2 Press ■ Press OK to return to 1X. button. page to view other parts of a picture. to choose it. Then press the www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 29: A Smarter Way To Find And Enjoy Your Pictures

    Angle (W) to see thumbnails or picture stacks. To return to picture-taking mode, press the Shutter button halfway down. People Date Tip: For best results, make sure the camera’s date/time is current www.kodak.com/go/support Tagging with keywords, page button. Reviewing and editing 18.)

  • Page 30: Understanding The Review Icons

    Reviewing and editing Understanding the review icons Video duration Select picture/video Shortcuts* Edit tags View thumbnails Play video Upload Favorite Keyword or People Tag * For more about shortcuts, see page www.kodak.com/go/support Print/number of prints Protected Email Picture/Video number Battery level...

  • Page 31: Displaying Pictures/videos On A Television

    To connect the camera directly to a television, use an A/V cable (may be sold separately). Purchase accessories www.kodak.com/go/accessories NOTE: Ensure that the camera Video Out setting (NTSC or PAL) is correct (see page 34). Image quality on a television screen may not be as good as on a computer monitor or when printed.

  • Page 32: Using The Menu Button In Review, Cropping Pictures

    To return to picture-taking mode, press the Shutter button halfway down. button, then the Menu 1 Press the Review picture to crop. 2 Press the Menu Edit tab. Choose Crop, then press OK. button. button, then to find a button, then to choose the www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 33: Rotating Pictures, Using Kodak Perfect Touch Technology

    5 Press OK. ■ Press the Shutter button halfway down to return to Capture mode. Using KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology helps ensure better, brighter pictures. 1 Press the Review 2 Press the Menu button, then TOUCH Tech, then press OK.

  • Page 34: Adding A Date Stamp, Editing Videos

    Repeat this step to choose the last frame. The video is trimmed. (You can save it as a new video or replace the original.) (see page button, then to find a button, then to choose the to choose the Trim www.kodak.com/go/support 34).

  • Page 35: Making A Picture From A Video, Making A Video Action Print

    From a video, you can make a 9-up picture, suitable for a 4 x 6-inch (10 x 15 cm) print. 9-up picture Video To return to picture-taking mode, press the Shutter button halfway down. ■ www.kodak.com/go/support 1 Press the Review video. 2 Press the Menu button, then Edit tab.

  • Page 36: Selecting Multiple Pictures/videos

    2 Press OK to select pictures/videos. A check mark appears on the picture. (Press OK again to remove a check mark.) You can now print, transfer, delete, etc. the selected pictures. www.kodak.com/go/support button, then (and...

  • Page 37: Using The Menu Button To Change Settings, Doing More With Your Camera

    Using the capture tab (available when the camera is in a capture mode) Settings Picture Size Choose a picture resolution. Self-timer/Burst Choose Self-timer or Burst feature. www.kodak.com/go/support More information See Specifications, starting on 2 Seconds 10 Seconds 2 Picture Timer Burst On—Press the Shutter button halfway to focus and set exposure.

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    ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1000 See Specifications, starting on Vivid Color—For increased saturation and exaggerated color. Full Color—For rich, balanced color. Basic Color—For accurate color. Black & White—For black and white. Sepia—For a reddish-brown, antique look. www.kodak.com/go/support page page...

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    Choose how the camera assesses the scene for exposure and focus. AF Control (Still) Choose an auto-focus setting. www.kodak.com/go/support Doing more with your camera More information Auto—Automatically corrects white balance. Ideal for general picture taking. Daylight—For pictures in natural lighting.

  • Page 40: Using The Setup Menu

    Single AF—Camera focuses once, when the Shutter button is pressed. 10 Seconds 2 Seconds More information Set date and time. Auto—LCD brightness is automatically adjusted according to environment. High Power—Brighter LCD; uses more battery power. Power Save—Dimmer LCD; uses less power. page www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    ■ Individual social networking sites ■ E-mail addresses (all or none) ■ KODAK PULSE Digital Frames (all or none) NTSC—Used in North America and Japan; most common format. PAL—Used in Europe and China. Choose your language. Reset settings to their default.

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    About More information Memory Card—Deletes everything on the card; formats the card. Exit—Exits without making a change. Internal Memory—Deletes everything in internal memory including email addresses and keyword tags; formats the internal memory. View camera information. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 43: Transferring Pictures To Your Computer, Transferring, Printing Pictures

    Transferring pictures to your computer Install KODAK Software—so it’s easy to transfer and share pictures and videos. IMPORTANT: To use the sharing and social networking features, you must install KODAK Software. Make sure the computer is connected to the Internet. When you connect the camera to the computer, the KODAK Camera Setup App automatically runs.

  • Page 44: Printing Pictures

    Connection setting (in the Setup menu) to Other Application You need a camera, a PICTBRIDGE enabled Printer, and a USB cable. Connecting the camera to a KODAK All-in-One Printer 1 Turn off the camera and printer. 2 Connect the appropriate USB cable from the camera to the printer.

  • Page 45: Ordering Prints Online

    Automatically print tagged pictures when you insert your card into a printer with ■ an SD/SDHC Card slot. See your printer user’s guide for details. ■ Make prints at an SD/SDHC Card-capable KODAK Picture Kiosk. Go to www.kodak.com/go/picturemaker. Take the card to your local photo retailer for professional printing. ■...

  • Page 46: Marking Your Pictures For Print

    2 Press the Menu button. 3 Press to choose Print, then press OK. 4 Press to choose the number of copies. 5 Press OK. To return to picture-taking mode, press the Shutter button halfway down. ■ button. Press to find a picture. www.kodak.com/go/support...

  • Page 47: Troubleshooting

    ■ ■ Can’t hear the audio portion of a video. www.kodak.com/go/support Make sure the batteries have power and are installed correctly (see page Adjust the LCD Brightness setting Continue taking pictures. The camera is operating normally. Check the flash setting, and change as needed NOTE: The flash does not fire in all modes.

  • Page 48: Computer/connectivity Problems

    Turn off the camera, then turn it back on. Make sure the batteries have power and are installed correctly (see page Make sure the KODAK Camera USB Cable, Micro B / 5-Pin is connected to the camera and the computer turn on the camera.

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    When the framing marks turn green, press the Shutter button completely down to take the picture. ■ In Program mode, increase the Exposure Compensation page www.kodak.com/go/support In the Setup menu, change the Computer Connection setting to Other Application (see page (see page 46).

  • Page 50: Getting Help On The Web

    Purchase camera accessories Download the latest camera firmware and software Register your camera Chat, email, write, or phone Kodak (Chat not available in all languages) Get information on KODAK All-in-One Printers (see page Specifications, page 31).

  • Page 51: Specifications, Appendix

    35–70 cm (13.8–27.6 in.) @ telephoto, Macro mode Auto focus control—Continuous and Single AF Face detection—Yes Face recognition—Yes Shutter speed—1/4–1/1400 seconds Long time exposure—0.5–8 seconds ISO speed—Up to 1000 at full resolution www.kodak.com/go/support (The SD logo is a trademark of the...

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    Video capture—< 2 GB maximum; VGA (640 x 480 @ 30 fps) Color modes—Vivid Color, Full Color, Basic Color, Black & White, Sepia Sharpness modes—Sharp, Normal, Soft Communication with computer—USB 2.0 full speed (PIMA 15740 protocol); via KODAK Camera USB Cable, Micro B / 5-Pin Video output—NTSC or PAL Microphone—Yes Beeper—Yes PICTBRIDGE support—Yes...

  • Page 53: Care And Maintenance, Upgrading Your Software And Firmware

    Do not allow chemicals, such as suntan lotion, to contact painted surfaces. ■ Service agreements may be available in your country. Contact a dealer of KODAK Products for more information. ■ For digital camera disposal or recycling information, contact your local authorities.

  • Page 54: Storage Capacities, Important Safety Instructions

    LCD breaks, do not touch the glass or liquid. Contact Kodak customer support. ■ The use of an accessory that is not recommended by Kodak may cause fire, electric shock, or injury. For approved accessories, go to www.kodak/go/accessories. ■...

  • Page 55: Battery Replacement, Battery Life

    Remove the battery when the product is stored for an extended period of time. In ■ the unlikely event that battery fluid leaks inside the product, contact Kodak customer support. ■ In the unlikely event that battery fluid leaks onto your skin, wash immediately with water and contact your local health provider.

  • Page 56: Limited Warranty

    If Kodak is unable to repair or replace a Product, Kodak will, at its option, refund the purchase price paid for the Product provided the Product has been returned to Kodak along with proof of the purchase price paid.

  • Page 57: Regulatory Compliance

    Unless a specific Kodak warranty is communicated to the purchaser in writing by a Kodak company, no warranty or liability exists beyond any minimum requirements imposed by law, even though defect, damage, or loss may be by negligence or other act.

  • Page 58: Canadian Doc Statement

    FCC regulation. The KODAK High Performance USB AC Adapter K20-AM complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following...

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    Appendix Hereby, Eastman Kodak Company declares that this KODAK Product is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of Directive 1999/5/EC. Australian C-Tick N137 VCCI Class B ITE China RoHS www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    Appendix Russian GOST-R Eastman Kodak Company Rochester, NY 14650 Korean Class B ITE www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    25 customize camera, 33 date setting, 2 date/time stamp, 27 deleting during quickview, 5 from internal memory, 20 from SD/SDHC Card, 20 protecting pictures, videos, 20 digital zoom, 7 display, brightness, 5 disposal, recycling, 46 download KODAK Software, 36...

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    ISO speed, 31 keyboard, 17 keywords, 18 KODAK EASYSHARE Software upgrading, 46 KODAK PERFECT TOUCH Technology, 26 KODAK Software, download, 36 Kodak Web sites, 40 language, 34 brightness, 33 reviewing pictures, 19 reviewing videos, 19 LCD brightness, 5, 33 lens...

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    PERFECT TOUCH Technology, 26 PICTBRIDGE enabled printer, 37 picture size, 30, 31 pictures adding date/time stamp, 27 cropping, 25 emailing marked, 18 KODAK PERFECT TOUCH, 26 marking, 39 protecting, 20 review icons, 23 reviewing, 19 taking, modes, 9 transfer to computer, 36...

  • Page 64

    24 time, setting, 2 timer, shutter delay, 12 tips battery guidelines, 48 care & maintenance, 46 transfer pictures, 36 trash can, deleting, 5 trimming a video, 27 troubleshooting, 40 turning camera on and off, 2 typing, 17 www.kodak.com/go/support...

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    20 upgrading software, firmware, 46 URLs, Kodak Web sites, 40 transfer pictures, 36 VCCI compliance, 52 video edit, 27 emailing marked, 18 out, 34 playback, 19 protecting, 20 review icons, 23 transfer to computer, 36 viewing, 19 video out, 34...

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  • Donna Baron Feb 17, 2014 03:34:
    I don't see any informatio​n about taking a picture of yourself. Doesn't the screen flip to take a self shot? There is an option in scenes for self portraits but the camera doesn't turn around.
  • sizakele Dec 20, 2013 03:56:
    How to unlock the zooming button