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to a Computer
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This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
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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 • Setting the date, time and language Basic Camera User Shooting Guide (This Guide) Playback/Erasing • Read this first. Menus and Settings Handling precautions, references to Advanced Camera the various shooting and playback User Guide fun
Preparations Preparations 1. Installing the batteries. 1. Slide the memory card slot/battery cover lock in the direction of the arrow and open the cover. 2. Insert the 2 supplied AA-size alkaline batteries, or separately sold AA-size NiMH batteries. Positive end (+) Negative end (–) See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 104) 2. Inserting the Memory Card. 1. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. Front 2. Close the memory card slot/battery cover. Ensure that the memory card
To Remove the Memory Card Push the memory card with your finger until the memory card clicks and 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 First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time a b c 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). The date/time setting screen will appear when the camera power is turned on for the first time, or when the capacity of the lithium date/time battery is depleted. See the
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. • Pressing the power button while pressing and holding the DISP. button will turn on the mute setting which will mute all sounds except for warning sounds. See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 15) See the Advanced Guide: Power Saving Function (p. 21) See the Advanced Guide: Set up Menu (p.
Shooting 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 or DISP. button while the image is displayed in the LCD monitor. To stop displaying the image, press the shutter button halfway. See the Advanced Guide: Review (p. 24) See E
Night Scene Allows you to capture human subjects against the backdrop of an evening sky or night scene. The flash is directed at the person and the shutter speed is slow, so both the person and the background can be beautifully shot. (Special Scene) You can shoot with the most appropriate settings for the scene. Night Kids&Pets Snapshot Allows you to capture subjects Allows you to take that move around, snapshots of such as children people against and pets, without missing photo t
Shooting Stitch Assist Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a computer. See the Advanced Guide (p. 43) Movie Image Shoots a movie when you press the shutter button. zone Apart from [ Standard] mode, you can also select from [ Fast Frame Rate] which is suitable for shooting sports or fast motion, [ Compact] which is convenient for email attachments, [ Color Accent] which has only the color specified in the LCD monito
Using the Zoom 1. Press the zoom lever toward or . The zoom can be adjusted from 35 mm – 210 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms. The zoom bar appears when you press the zoom lever. Wide Angle: Zooms out from the subject. Telephoto: Zooms in on the subject. 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
Shooting You are recommended to shoot with the camera attached to a tripod or other device if the camera shake warning icon appears. When the LCD monitor is on and flash recharging begins, the lamp blinks orange and the LCD monitor turns off. When recharging ends, the orange lamp turns off and the LCD monitor turns on. The time required for flash recharging will change depending on usage conditions and remaining battery power. See the Advanced Guide: Rec. Menu (p. 24) See the Advanced G
Shooting Close-ups (Macro) 1. Press the button. This setting cannot be set in some shooting modes. When using the zoom in macro mode, a yellow bar appears below the zoom bar to indicate the range in which you cannot use macro mode to shoot the subject. If the zoom bar enters the yellow bar range, the macro mode icon will turn gray. You can still shoot the image, however, the shot will be taken as if in standard shooting mode. Zoom bar Yellow bar The zoom bar disappears after approx. 2 s
Playback/Erasing Playback 1. Set the mode switch to (playback)(a). The last recorded image will appear in the LCD monitor. a 2. Use the or button to display the image you wish to view (b). b 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. In the playback mode, use the or button to se
Menus and Settings Settings for the shooting, playback or print modes or such camera settings as the date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC., Rec., Play, Print, 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 button to select an option for the menu item. •
Menus and Settings Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with these menus. (Rec.) Menu (Set up) Menu (My Camera) Menu e a 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, Print, Set up and My Camera menus display. aPress the MENU button. bUse the or button to switch between menus. • You can also use the zoom lever to
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 SELPHY CP Series Compact Photo 2 Printers* PIXMA Series/ SELPHY DS Series Bubble Jet Printers 1 * Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to Canon-
Printing 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. a c b See the Advanced Guide: Setting the DPOF Print Settings (p. 85) See the Direct Print User Guide See the user guide for your printer 15
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 2000 – Windows Me – Windows XP Mac OS X Computer System • Basi
Downloading Images to a Computer 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 128 MB or more Windows 2000/Windows XP 256 MB or more Interf
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-ROM window. When the installer panel appears, click [Install
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