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DIGITAL CAMERA Camera User Guide
Camera User Guide
Please read the Read This First section (p. 5).
Please also see the Software Starter Guide and the Direct Print User Guide.
CDI-E140-010 © 2004 CANON INC. PRINTED IN CHINA
l Flowchart and Reference Guides This Guide Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. Shooting with the Camera This product is designed to perform optimally when used with genuine Canon accessories. Software Starter Guide Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this Installing the Software product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or explosion of This Guide a battery pack). Please note that this
Camera Body Temperature Disclaimer If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the While every effort has been made to ensure camera body may become warm. Please be aware that the information contained in this guide is of this and take care when operating the camera accurate and complete, no liability can be for an extended period. accepted for any errors or omissions. Canon reserves the right to change the specifications About the LCD Monitor of the hardware and software described T
Trademark Acknowledgments Symbols Used • Canon and PowerShot are trademarks of Canon, Inc. Icons under title bars show the operations mode. • Macintosh, PowerBook, Power Macintosh and As in the example below, the shooting mode QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, should be set to , , or . Inc, registered in the United States and other countries. Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) • Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Shoo
Table of Contents Macro/ Infinity Modes ................................... 42 Items marked with are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Self-timer ......................................................... 43 Digital Zoom ......................................................... 44 Read This First 5 Continuous Shooting........................................ 45 Please Read...........................................................5 Shooting Panoramic Images (Stitch A
Table of Contents Switching between Light Metering Modes.......75 List of Messages 112 Adjusting the Exposure.........................................76 Troubleshooting 114 Adjusting the Tone (White Balance).....................77 Changing the ISO Speed......................................79 Appendix 120 Changing the Photo Effect....................................80 Replacing the Date Battery ................................ 120 Setting the Auto Rotate Function..........................81 Usin
Read This First Please Read Test Shots Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot several trial images to confirm that the camera is operating and being operated correctly. Please note that Canon, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including SD cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded in a format
Read This First Safety Precautions Before using the camera, please ensure that you have read and understood the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct operation of the camera and its accessories to prevent injuries or damage to yourself, other persons and equipment. In the next few pages, the term "equipment" refers primarily to the came
Read This First Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. Accidental damage to the camera or batteries by a child could result in serious injury. In addition, placement of the strap around a child's neck could result in asphyxiation. Be particularly careful to keep the date battery used in the camera away from children. Seek medical assistance immediately if a child swallows a battery. Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment that is not express
Read This First Do not allow the equipment to come into contact with, or become immersed in, water or other liquids. Do not allow liquids to enter the interior. The camera has not been waterproofed. If the exterior comes into contact with liquids or salt air, wipe it dry with a soft, absorbent cloth. In the event that water or other foreign substances enter the interior, immediately turn the camera's power off and remove the camera batteries or unplug the power cord from the power outlet. C
Read This First Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the batteries. There is serious risk of injury due to an explosion. Immediately flush with water any area of the body, including the eyes and mouth, skin, or clothing that comes into contact with the inner contents of a battery. 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,
Read This First CAUTIONS Avoid using, placing or storing the equipment in places subject to strong sunlight or high temperatures, such as the dashboard or trunk (boot) of a car. Exposure to intense sunlight and heat may cause the batteries to leak, overheat or explode, resulting in fire, burns or other injuries. High temperatures may also cause deformation of the casing. Ensure that there is good ventilation when using the battery charger to charge the batteries or power the camera. Do not
Read This First Preventing Malfunctions Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data. Avoid Condensation Related Problems Moving the equipment rapidly between hot and cold temperatures may cause condensation (water droplets) to form on its external and internal surfaces. You can avoid this by placing the equipm
Components Guide ON/OFF Button (p. 23) Shutter Button (p. 31) Microphone (p. 84) Viewfinder Window Speaker Flash (p. 39) Strap Mount* AF-assist Beam (p. 34) Red-eye Reduction Lamp (p. 41) Self-timer Lamp (p. 43) Lens/Lens Cover * Be careful not to wave the camera about or catch it on other items when dangling it from the wrist strap. 12
Components Guide LCD Monitor (p. 26) Viewfinder (p. 33) Terminal Cover DIGITAL Terminal* (p. 98) DC IN Terminal (p. 124) A/V (Audio/Video) Out Terminal SD Card Slot/Battery Cover (p. 15) Date Battery Holder (p. 120) Battery Cover Lock Tripod Socket * To connect the camera to a computer or printer, use one of the following cables. • Computer: Interface Cable IFC-400PCU (supplied with the camera) • Direct Print Compatible Printers (Sold Separately) • CP Printers: Interface Cable IFC-400PCU (suppli
Components Guide Button Mode Switch (p. 25) Omni Selector (p. 39, 42, 43, 45, 75) Button (p. 63) (Light Metering)/ , (Flash)/ (Continuous) (Self-timer)/ (Macro)/ (Infinity)/ Zoom Button (p. 31) Shooting: (Wide Angle)/ (Telephoto) (p. 31) Playback: (Index)/ (Magnify) (p. 55) (Print/Share) Button The following operations are accessible through one easy press of the button. - Printing: See the Direct Print User Guide (separate from this guide). - Downloading images (Windows only): See page 95
Preparing the Camera Insert two (2) AA-size alkaline batteries Installing the Battery and SD Card (included with the camera) or two (2) AA-size NiMH batteries (sold separately) and insert Write Protect Tab the SD card. The SD card has a write protect tab. Sliding the tab 1 Check that the camera power is off. downward prevents recording of data and protects existing data (e.g. images). When recording to, 2 Press the battery cover lock towards erasing from or formatting the SD card, slide t
Preparing the Camera 4 Insert the SD card as shown and Since the camera is writing, reading, close the SD card slot/battery cover. erasing or transmitting data to or from the SD card when the indicator blinks green, Insert the SD card as shown on the inside of never perform the following actions during the battery cover until you hear it click into this time. It could corrupt the image data. place. • Subject the camera body to vibration Do not touch or allow metal objects to contact
Preparing the Camera See Battery Performance (p. 129). While it is possible to use AA-size nickel- For information about the Battery and cadmium batteries, performance is unreliable Charger Kit and AA-size rechargeable and their use is not recommended. NiMH batteries, see the System Map Never mix unused and partially used (separate from this guide). batteries. Always load two fresh (or fully See SD Cards and Estimated Capacities recharged) batteries at the same time. The (Recordable Ima
Preparing the Camera If you do not plan to use the camera for a long Battery Status Indications time, remove the batteries from the camera and The LCD monitor displays an icon or message to store them in a safe place. Batteries may leak and damage the camera if left installed during let you know when batteries are low or depleted. prolonged periods of non-use. Batteries are beginning to run low. Replace (or recharge) batteries WARNINGS promptly. If the LCD monitor is off, this icon will ap
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