Canon PowerShot A800 user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot A800

Device: Canon PowerShot A800
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Date of adding : 2014-11-10 15:15:31
Number of pages: 144
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Camera User Guide
• Make sure you read this guide, including the Safety
Precautions before using the camera.
• Reading this guide will help you learn to use the camera
properly.
• Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the future.
ENGLISH

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Checking the Package Contents Check if the following items are included in your camera package. If anything is missing, contact the retailer where you purchased the camera. Camera AA Alkaline Batteries (x2) Wrist Strap Interface Cable WS-800 IFC-400PCU Getting Started DIGITAL CAMERA Warranty Solution Disk System Booklet Using the Manuals Also refer to the manuals on the DIGITAL CAMERA Manuals Disk. • Camera User Guide (This Guide) Once you have mastered the basics, use the camera’s many feat

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Read This First Test Shots and Disclaimer Take some initial test shots and play them back to make sure the images were recorded correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded in a way that is machine readable. Warning Against Copyright Infringement Th

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What Do You Want to Do? Shoot Shoot, leaving it to the camera to make settings ........................ 20 4 Take good people shots Iw V P Portraits At the beach Against snow Kids and pets (p. 58) (p. 59) (p. 59) (p. 58) Shoot various other scenes OU t Low Light Foliage Sunsets Fireworks (p. 59) (p. 59) (p. 59) (p. 60) Shoot with special effects Super vivid colors Poster Effect (p. 61) (p. 61) Focus on faces..................................................................20, 58, 73 Shoot

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What Do You Want to Do? View Look at my pictures......................................................................23 1 Automatically play back pictures (slideshow)...............................88 Look at my pictures on a TV ........................................................91 Look at my pictures on a computer..............................................28 Quickly search pictures..........................................................86, 87 Erase pictures .....................

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Table of Contents Chapters 1 – 3 explain the basic operations and frequently used functions of this camera. Chapters 4 onward explain the advanced functions, letting you learn more as you read each chapter. Checking the Package Contents .......2 Returning the Camera to Default Settings ......................................... 44 Read This First ..................................3 Power Saving Function (Auto What Do You Want to Do? ................4 Power Down) ..............................

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Table of Contents Changing the Tone of an Image (My Protecting Images ...........................92 Colors) .......................................... 71 Erasing All Images ..........................93 Shooting Close-ups (Macro) ........... 72 Rotating Images ..............................94 Shooting Far Away Subjects Resizing Images..............................95 (Infinity)......................................... 72 Correcting the Red-Eye Effect.........96 Changing the AF Frame Mode........

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Safety Precautions • Before using the product, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the product is used correctly. • The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries to yourself and other persons, or damage to the equipment. • Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use. Denotes the possibility of serious injury or death. Warning • Do not trigger the flash in close

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Safety Precautions Denotes the possibility of injury. Caution • Be careful not to bang the camera or subject it to strong impacts or shocks when hanging it by the strap. • Be careful not to bump or push strongly on the lens. This could lead to injury or damage the camera. • When using the flash, be careful not to cover it with your fingers or clothing. This could result in burns or damage to the flash. • Avoid using, placing or storing the product in the following places: - Places subject to s

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Conventions Used in This Guide • Do not sit down with the camera in your pocket. Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen. • When putting the camera in your bag, ensure that hard objects do not come into contact with the screen. • Do not attach any hard objects to the camera. Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen. Conventions Used in This Guide • Icons are used in the text to represent the camera buttons and switches. • Language that displays on the screen appears ins

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1 Getting Started This chapter explains preparations before shooting, how to shoot in » mode, and then how to view and erase the images you take. The latter part of this chapter explains how to shoot and view movies and transfer images to a computer. Attaching the Strap/Holding the Camera • Attach the included strap and wrap it around your wrist to avoid dropping the camera during use. • Keep your arms tight against your body while holding the camera firmly by the sides when shooting. Be su

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Compatible Memory Cards (Sold Separately) The cards below can be used without restrictions on their capacities. • SD memory cards* • SDHC memory cards* • SDXC memory cards* • MultiMediaCards • MMCplus memory cards • HC MMCplus memory cards * This memory card complies with the SD standards. Some cards may not operate properly depending on the brand of card used. Depending on your computer’s OS version, SDXC memory cards may not be recognized even when using a commercially available card reader.

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Inserting the Batteries and Memory Card Insert the memory card. Insert the memory card as shown until it locks into place with a click. Be sure the memory card is oriented correctly. Inserting the memory card in the wrong direction could damage the camera. Label Close the cover. Close the cover ( ), and press downward as you slide it until it clicks into place ( ). What if [Memory card locked] appears on the screen? SD, SDHC and SDXC memory cards have a write-protect tab. If this tab is

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Inserting the Batteries and Memory Card Compatible Batteries AA alkaline batteries and Canon AA NiMH batteries (sold separately) (p. 33). Can any other batteries be used? We cannot recommend the use of any other batteries than those listed above because performance varies widely. Why use NiMH batteries? NiMH batteries last much longer than alkaline batteries, especially in cold weather. Battery Charge Indicator When battery charge is low, an icon and message will appear. If the batteries are

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Setting the Date and Time The Date/Time settings screen will appear the first time the camera is turned on. Since the dates and times recorded into your images are based on these settings, be sure to set them. Turn on the camera. Press the ON/OFF button. The Date/Time screen will appear. Set the date and time. Press the qr buttons to choose an option. Press the op buttons to set a value. Complete the setting. Press the m button. Once the date and time have been set, the Date/Time screen

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Setting the Date and Time Changing the Date and Time You can change the current date and time settings. Display the menu. Press the n button. Choose [Date/Time]. Press the zoom buttons to choose the 3 tab. Press the op buttons to choose [Date/Time], then press the m button. Change the date and time. Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p. 15 to adjust the setting. Press the n button to close the menu. Date/Time battery If the Date/Time screen appears even when the date/time have been correctly set,

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Setting the Display Language You can change the language that displays on the screen. Enter Playback mode. Press the 1 button. Display the settings screen. Press and hold the m button, then press the n button. Set the display language. Press the opqr buttons to choose a language, then press the m button. Once the display language has been set, the settings screen will close. You can also change the display language by pressing the n button to choose [Language] from the 3 tab. 17

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Formatting Memory Cards Before you use a new memory card or one that has been formatted in other devices, you should format the card with this camera. Formatting (initializing) a memory card erases all data on the memory card. As you cannot retrieve the erased data, exercise adequate caution before formatting the memory card. Display the menu. Press the n button. Choose [Format]. Press the zoom buttons to choose the 3 tab. Press the op buttons to choose [Format], then press the m button.

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Pressing the Shutter Button Complete formatting. When formatting ends, [Memory card formatting complete] will appear on the screen. Press the m button. Formatting or erasing data on a memory card merely changes the file management information on the card and does not ensure its contents are completely erased. Be careful when transferring or disposing of a memory card. When disposing of a memory card, take precautions such as physically destroying the card to prevent personal information

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Taking Pictures (Smart Auto) Since the camera can determine the subject and shooting conditions, you can let it automatically select the best settings for the scene and just shoot. The camera can also detect and focus on faces, setting the color and brightness to optimal levels. Turn on the camera. Press the ON/OFF button. The start-up screen will appear. Enter » mode. Press the button, then press the qr buttons to choose » and press the m button. When you point the camera toward the


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