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DIGITAL CAMERA Camera User Guide
Camera User Guide
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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. Battery Pack NB-5L Battery Charger Camera (with Terminal Cover) CB-2LX/CB-2LXE Interface Cable AV Cable Wrist Strap IFC-400PCU AVC-DC400 WS-DC7 Memory Card Canon Digital Camera Warranty “Canon Customer (32 MB) Solution Disk Card Support” leaflet Camera User Guide (This Guide) Direct Print User Guide Read when you want to c
Read This First Test Shots 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 The images record
What Do You Want to Do? Shoot ● Shoot, leaving it to the camera to make settings . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 4 ● Shoot various scenes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 – 56 - Take good shots of people IF VwP Portraits With nightscapes Kids and pets At the beach With snowscapes (p. 54) (p. 54) (p. 54) (p. 55) (p. 55) - Take good landscapes OU Foliage Sunsets (p. 55) (p. 55) - Shoot various other scenes Ht y S Z Indoors Fireworks Aquarium Under water Low light (p. 55) (p.
What Do You Want to Do? ● Take pictures using the viewfinder.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76 ● Take pictures of moving subjects using the viewfinder. . . . . . . . 79 ● Continuously focus on subjects that move (Servo AF) . . . . . . . . 84 ● Adjust dark subjects and shoot (i-Contrast) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 91 View ● Look at my pictures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 1 ● Automatically play back pictures (slideshow) . . . . . . .
Table of Contents Chapters 1 – 3 explain the basic operations and frequently used functions of this camera. Chapters 4 and on explain the advanced functions, letting you learn further as you read each chapter. Checking the Package Contents .......2 Changing the Sound Settings ......... 47 Read This First ..................................3 Changing the Screen Brightness .... 48 What Do You Want to Do? ................4 Returning the Camera to Default Settings .................................
Table of Contents Changing the Image Quality Setting the Flash Output..................90 (Compression Ratio)....................... 68 @ Adjusting Dark Subjects and - Changing the ISO Speed......... 70 Shooting (i-Contrast) .......................91 Adjusting the Tone Œ Red-Eye Correction ...................92 (White Balance) .............................. 71 Changing the Color and Shooting ...93 Adjusting the Brightness L Shooting Stitch Assist (Exposure Compensation) .............. 72 Imag
Table of Contents ? Adding Effects With the Changing Shooting Functions....... 142 My Colors Function........................123 Changing Playback Functions....... 146 @ Adjusting Dark Subjects 5 Changing the Start-up Image or (i-Contrast).....................................124 Sound (My Camera Settings)........ 147 ] Correcting Red-Eye Effect.........125 9 Useful Information for Using ^ Attaching Sound Memos...........127 the Camera ........................ 149 Transferring Images to a Usi
Safety Precautions • Before using the camera, please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below and in the “Safety Precautions” section. Always ensure that the camera is operated 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. Warnings Denotes the possibility of serious injury or d
Safety Precautions • Avoid dropping or subjecting the battery to severe impacts. This may cause explosions or leaks, resulting in fire, injury and damage to the surroundings. In the event that a battery leaks and the eyes, mouth, skin or clothing contacts these substances, immediately flush with water and seek medical assistance. If the battery charger becomes wet, unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera distributor or the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Unplug the batte
1 Getting Started This chapter explains preparations before shooting, how to shoot in A mode, and then how to view, erase and print the images you take. The latter part of this chapter explains how to shoot and view movies, and how to download images to a computer. Attaching the Strap/Holding the Camera • Attach the included strap and place 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. Be
Charging the Battery Use the included charger to charge the battery. Remove the cover. Insert the battery. ● Align the marks on the battery and charger, then insert the battery by sliding it in and down . Charge the battery. ● Flip out the plug and plug it into a power outlet (for CB-2LX). ● Plug the power cord into the charger, then CB-2LX plug the other end into a power outlet (for CB-2LXE). The charge lamp lights red, and charging starts. ● The charge lamp will light green when CB
Charging the Battery Approximate Number of Shots That Can Be Taken LCD monitor on.* 280 Number of shots LCD monitor off. 700 Playback Time (Hours) 6 * The number of shots that can be taken is based on the Camera & Imaging Products Association (CIPA) measurement standard. • Depending on the shooting conditions, the number of shots that can be taken may be less. Battery Charge Indicator An icon or message will appear on the screen (p. 42) indicating the battery’s charge state. Display Summary
Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Insert the included battery and memory card into the camera. Check the card’s write-protect tab. ● If the memory card has a write-protect tab, you will not be able to take images if the tab is in the locked position. Slide the tab up until you hear a click. Open the cover. ● Slide the cover , and open it . Insert the battery. ● Insert the battery as shown until it locks into place with a click. ● Be sure to insert the battery in the correct direction or
Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Close the cover. ● Close the cover , and slide it until it locks into place with a click. Removing the Battery and Memory Card Remove the battery. ● Open the cover and press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow. The battery will pop up. Remove the memory card. ● Push the memory card in until you hear a click, then slowly release it. The memory card will pop up. 15 C OP Y
Inserting the Battery and Memory Card Approximate Number of Shots per Memory Card Memory Card 32 MB (Supplied) 2 GB 8 GB 7 516 2063 Number of shots • Values are based on a camera at default settings. • The number of shots that can be taken will vary depending on camera settings, the subject and the memory card used. Can you check the number of shots that can be taken? You can check the number of shots that can be taken when the camera is in a Shooting Mode (p. 21). Number of shots that can be
Setting the Date and Time The Date/Time settings menu will appear the first time the camera is turned on. Since the date and time recorded into your images are based on these settings, be sure to make them. Turn on the camera. ● Press the power button. The Date/Time settings menu will appear. Set the date and time. ● Press the qr buttons to select an option. ● Press the op buttons or turn the Â dial to set a value. Make the setting. ● Press the m button. Once the date and time have been set
Setting the Date and Time Changing the Date and Time You can change the current date and time settings. Display the menus. ● Press the n button. Select [Date/Time] in the 3 tab. ● Press the qr buttons to select the 3 tab. ● Press the op buttons or turn the Â dial to select [Date/Time], then press the m button. Change the date and time. ● Follow Steps 2 and 3 on p. 17 to make the setting. ● Pressing the n button will close the menu. Date/Time battery • The camera has a built-in date/time batt
Setting the Display Language You can change the language displayed in the LCD monitor menus and messages. Display the language setting menu. ● Press the 1 button. ● Press and hold the m button , then immediately press the n button . Set the display language. ● Press the opqr buttons or turn the Â dial to select a language, then press the m button. The displayed language will change. What if the clock appears when the m button is pressed? The clock (p. 52) will display if the time from when
Pressing the Shutter Button The shutter button has two stops. To take images that are in focus, be sure to first press the shutter button lightly (halfway) to focus, then take the shot. Press halfway (lightly to the first stop). The camera focuses and automatically makes necessary settings for shooting, such as adjusting brightness and color. When the camera focuses, it will beep twice and the indicator will light green. Press fully (to the second stop). The camera plays the shutter soun
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