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Menus and Settings
to a Computer
Camera User Guide
Please Read This First
This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
CDI-E189-010 © 2005 CANON INC. PRINTED IN CHINA
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 0 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Flowchart and Reference Guides The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. For information on included items System Map and items sold separately Preparations • Installing the batteries and memory card • Opening the LCD monitor • Setting the date, time and language Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) Shooting • Read this first. Playback/Erasing Menus and Settings Handling precauti
Preparations 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 1 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Preparations 1. Installing the batteries. 1. Slide the battery cover lock in the direction of the arrow and open the cover. 2. Insert the supplied 4 AA-size alkaline batteries, or separately sold AA-size NiMH batteries. Positive end (+) Negative end (–) 3. Close the battery cover. See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 105) 2. Inserting the Memory Card. 1. Slide the memory card slot cover in the direction of the a
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 2 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM To Remove the Memory Card Use a finger to push the memory card in until you hear a click, then release it. You can use SD* memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. * SD stands for Secure Digital, a copyright protection system. 2
Preparations 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 3 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM First Time Settings Opening the LCD Monitor The LCD monitor can be used to check an image during shooting, to play back recorded images or to adjust menu settings. It can be opened to the following range of positions. 1. Opened right to left 180 degrees. 2. Tilted forward 180 degrees toward the lens or backward 90 degrees. When tilted forward 180 degrees toward the lens, the image shown on the LCD monitor is automatic
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 4 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Setting the Date/Time 1. Press the power button (a). 2. Use the or button to select an item and the or button to change its value (b). 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button (c). The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 13). • A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera to save such settings as the date/time. This battery charges when the main batteries are in th
Shooting 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 5 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Shooting 1. Press the power button. Power button The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in the LCD monitor. • Pressing the power button again turns the power off. • To switch to the setting that mutes all sounds (except for the warning sound), press and hold the MENU button while pressing the power button. See the Advanced Guide: Power Saving Function (p. 20) See the Advanced Guide: Set up Menu (
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 6 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. You can continue to display images regardless of the review duration setting with the following procedures. • Keeping the shutter button pressed after a shot. • Pressing the FUNC./SET button while the image is displayed in the LCD monitor. To stop displaying the image, press the shutter button halfway. See
Shooting 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 7 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM (Special Scene) By simply selecting one of the following shooting modes, you can shoot with the most appropriate settings for the scene. Night Kids&Pets Allows you to Snapshot capture subjects Allows you to take that move around, snapshots of such as children people against and pets, without missing photo twilight or night backgrounds by opportunities. reducing the effects of camera shake even without using a trip
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 8 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Shoots a movie when you press the shutter button. You can select from four modes: [Standard], [Fast Frame Rate] suitable for Image sports or fast motion, [Compact] convenient for email attachments and [My zone Colors] which allows you to change color effects. See the Advanced Guide (p. 37) You can freely select camera settings such as the exposure and Creative aperture value to suit your shooting purposes. zone See the Advance
Shooting 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 9 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Using the Flash 1. Press the button to cycle through flash settings. Each time you press the button, the flash settings will change. With the red-eye reduction function on: With the red-eye reduction function off: Flash settings cannot be used in some shooting modes. Auto with red-eye The flash fires automatically and fires the red- reduction eye reduction lamp each time. Auto The flash fires automatically. Flash on with re
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 10 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Shooting Close-ups (Macro) 1. Press the button. To cancel the macro mode, press the button again. This setting cannot be set in some shooting modes. Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Shooting Distance from End of Lens to Subject • Maximum wide angle setting: 22 x 16 mm (0.9 x 0.6 in.) Macro Minimum shooting distance: 1 cm (0.4 in.) • Maximum telephoto setting: 76 x 57 mm (3.0 x 2.2 in.
Playback/Erasing 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 11 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Playback 1. Set the mode switch to (playback). The last recorded image will appear in the LCD monitor. 2.Use the or button to display the image you wish to view. Use the button to move to the previous image and the button to move the next image. Holding the button down advances the images more rapidly, but shows them less clearly. See the Advanced Guide for the various playback methods available. Erasing 1.
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 12 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Menus and Settings Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings as the date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC., Rec., Play, Set up or My Camera menu. FUNC. Menu This menu sets many of the common shooting functions. a b e c d aSet the mode switch to (shooting). bPress the FUNC./SET button. cUse the or button to select a menu item. • Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes. dUse the or b
Menus and Settings 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 13 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Rec., Play, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting or playback can be set with these menus. (Rec.) Menu (Set up) Menu (Play) Menu (My Camera) Menu a e You can switch b between menus with c d the or button when this part is selected. • This example shows the Rec. menu. • In playback mode, the Play menu displays. aPress the MENU button. bUse the or button to switch between menus. • You c
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 14 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Printing 1 Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer* with a cable and simply press the button on the camera. 1. Connect the camera to a Direct Print compatible printer and turn on the printer’s power. Canon Brand Printers Camera Interface Cable PIXMA Series/ SELPHY CP Series SELPHY DS Compact Photo Series Bubble Jet 2 Printers* Printers 1 * Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it w
Printing 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 15 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM 2. Turn on the power in playback mode and confirm that , or is displayed in the upper left of the LCD monitor (a). • The button will light blue. • The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model. 3. Select an image to print using the or button (b) and press the button (c). The button will blink blue and printing will start. See the Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings (p. 83) See the Direct
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 16 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Downloading Images to a Computer The following methods can be used to download images recorded by the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 17) in advance. Camera to Computer Connection Supplied Software Install It Do Not Install It Computer Camera Computer Downloading Method Procedure Procedure Procedure OS Windows 98 – Second Edition (SE) Windows 2
Downloading Images to a Computer 100-BasicGuide.fm Page 17 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM System Requirements Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements. Windows OS Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) Windows Me Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2) Computer Model The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports. CPU Pentium 500 MHz or higher processor RAM Windows 98 SE/Windows Me
100-BasicGuide.fm Page 18 Thursday, June 23, 2005 1:51 PM Preparing to Download Images Ensure that you install the software first before connecting the camera to the computer. Items to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera • Interface cable supplied with the camera 1. Install the software. 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Double-click the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icon in the CD-R
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