Canon PowerShot A85 user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot A85

Device: Canon PowerShot A85
Size: 2,21 MB
Date of adding : 2014-11-10 15:15:31
Number of pages: 156
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DIGITAL CAMERA / Camera User Guide
Camera User Guide
Please read the Read This First section (p. 7).
Please also see the Software Starter Guide and the Direct Print User Guide.

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Flowchart and Reference Guides This Guide Shooting with the Camera Software Starter Guide Installing the Software This Guide Connecting the Camera to a Computer This Guide Software Starter Guide Downloading Images to a Computer Direct Print User Guide Printer User Guide Using the Printer and Printing

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Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to perform optimally when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this 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 a battery pack). Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories, although you may request

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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 her

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Trademark Acknowledgments • Canon and PowerShot are trademarks of Canon, Inc. • CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. • iBook and iMac are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. • Macintosh, PowerBook, Power Macintosh and QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc, registered in the United States and other countries. • Microsoft, Windows, and Windows NT are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • O

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Table of Contents Fast Shutter .......................................................38 Functions and operations tables. These pages Slow Shutter......................................................38 are shaded on the right edges to make them easy Changing the Resolution and Compression......... 40 to find. Using the Flash................................................ 42 Read This First 7 Macro Mode ................................................... 44 Please Read...................

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Table of Contents Downloading Images to a Computer.................. 104 Menu Settings and Default Settings .....................67 Computer System Requirements ..........................104 Resetting the Settings to Default..........................73 Viewing Images on a TV Set.............................. 112 Using the Mode Dial (Creative Zone) ...................74 Resetting the File Number.................................. 114 Program AE......................................................

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Table of Contents Symbols Used Icons under title bars show the operations mode. As in the example below, the mode dial should be set to , , , , , , , , , , or . Using the Flash Mode Dial This mark denotes issues that may affect the camera's operation. This mark denotes additional topics that complement the basic operating procedures. 6

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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 TM any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including CompactFlash cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorde

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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

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Read This First WARNINGS Do not aim the camera directly into the sun or at other intense light sources which could damage your eyesight. Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes. Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash may damage eyesight. In particular, remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash. Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. Accidental damage to the camera or batteries by a child co

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Read This First Stop operating the equipment if it is dropped or the casing is damaged. Failure to do so may result in fire or electrical shock. Immediately turn the camera’s power off, remove the camera batteries or unplug the power cord from the power outlet. Please consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. 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.

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Read This First Do not place the batteries near a heat source or expose them to direct flame or heat. Neither should you immerse them in water. Such exposure may damage the batteries and lead to the leakage of corrosive liquids, fire, electrical shock, explosion or serious injury. 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

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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 battery pack or power the camera. Do

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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

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Components Guide Shutter Button (p. 34) Shooting Mode Dial (p. 38) ON/OFF Button (p. 25) Speaker Power Indicator (p. 16) AF-assist Beam (p. 36) Viewfinder Window Red-eye Reduction Lamp (p. 43) Self-timer Lamp Flash (p. 42) A/V (Audio/Video) Out Terminal (p. 112) Ring Release Button Terminal Lens Zoom Lever Cover (p. 33, 46, 58, 59) Microphone Ring DIGITAL Terminal (p. 107) To connect the camera to a computer or printer, use one of the following cables. Computer: Interface Cable IFC-400PCU (supp

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Components Guide MENU Button LCD Monitor** Attaching the wrist strap* Strap Mount (p. 65) (p. 28) Mode Switch Indicators (p. 16) (p. 26) Viewfinder (p. 35) CF Card Slot Cover (p. 20) Omni Selector ( / , (Macro)/ MF / , , ) SET Button FUNC. (Function)/ (Single Image Erase) Button (p. 63, 64) Battery Cover Lock (p. 17) Tripod Socket DC IN DISP. (Display) Button (p. 28) Terminal (p. 131) (Print/Share) Button (p. 109) The following operations are accessible through one easy press of the (Print/Sh

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Components Guide Shooting Mode Dial Indicators Use the shooting mode The indicators light or blink when the ON/OFF Creative Zone button or the shutter button is pressed. dial to select a Shooting mode. • Indicator Next to the Viewfinder (Upper Indicator) Auto : Auto (p. 33) Green: Ready to record/Ready to communicate The camera (during a computer connection) Blinking Green: Starting up/Recording to CF card/ automatically selects Reading CF card/Erasing from CF card/ settings. Image Zone T

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Preparing the Camera Installing the Batteries 3 Insert the batteries Positive as shown. The camera uses four AA-size alkaline end (+) batteries supplied with the camera. You may also use separately sold nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. 1 Be sure that the camera power is Negative off. end (-) 4 Close the battery cover. 2 Slide the battery cover lock in the When the indicator next to the viewfinder direction of the blinks green, do not turn off the power or arrow, and open open t

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Preparing the Camera For important information, see Battery While it is possible to use AA-size nickel-cadmium Performance (p. 140). batteries, performance is unreliable and their use For information about the Battery and is not recommended. Charger Kit and AA-size rechargeable Never mix unused and partially used NiMH batteries, see the System Map batteries. Always load four fresh (or fully (separate from this guide). recharged) batteries at the same time. Be careful to load the batter

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