Canon PowerShot S1 IS user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot S1 IS

Device: Canon PowerShot S1 IS
Size: 3,53 MB
Date of adding : 2014-11-10 15:15:31
Number of pages: 167
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DIGITAL CAMERA Camera User Guide
Camera User Guide
Please read the Read This First section (p. 4).
Please also see the Software Starter Guide and the Direct Print User Guide.

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Trademark Acknowledgements Disclaimer Canon and PowerShot are trademarks of Canon. While every effort has been made to ensure that the CompactFlash is a trademark of SanDisk Corporation. information contained in this guide is accurate and iBook and iMac are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. complete, no liability can be accepted for any errors or Macintosh, PowerBook, Power Macintosh and omissions. QuickTime are trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc, Canon Inc. reserves the right to chan

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Flowchart and Reference Guides Symbols Used :This mark denotes issues that may affect the This Guide camera's operation. Shooting with the Camera :This mark denotes additional topics that complement the basic operating procedures. Software Starter Guide Installing the Software This Guide Connecting the Camera to a Computer Software Starter Guide Downloading Images to a Computer Direct Print User Guide Printer User Guide Using the Printer and Printing 1

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Table of Contents Items marked with are lists or charts that Chapter 4. Erasing summarize camera functions or procedures. Erasing Images Individually . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Erasing All Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Read This First Chapter 5. Useful Shooting Functions Chapter 1. Preparing the Camera Using the Mode Dial (Image Zone) . . . . . . . . . . . . 45 Components Guide. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 Portrait Landscape Contr

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Switching between Light Metering Modes . . . . 76 Chapter 9. Additional Features Adjusting the Exposure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78 Downloading Images to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . 115 Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) . . . . . . . . . . . 79 Downloading Directly from a CF Card. . . . . . . . . 117 Changing the ISO Speed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 81 Viewing Images on a TV Set . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118 Changing the Photo Effect. . . . . . . . . . . .

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Read This First Warranty Limitations Please Read This camera's warranty is only effective in the Test Shots country of sale. If a problem arises while the camera Before you try to photograph important subjects, we is in use abroad, please convey it back to the country highly recommend that you shoot several trial of sale before proceeding with a warranty claim to a images to confirm that the camera is operating and Canon Customer Support Help Desk. being operated correctly. Please note t

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Safety Precautions Camera Body Temperature Before using the camera, please ensure that you If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the read and understand the safety precautions camera body may become warm. Please be aware described below. Always ensure that the camera is of this and take care when operating the camera for operated correctly. an extended period. The safety precautions noted on the following About the LCD Monitor pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and

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Stop operating the equipment immediately if it emits smoke or Warnings noxious fumes. Failure to do so may result in fire or electrical shock. Immediately turn the camera's power off, remove the Do not aim the camera directly into the sun or at other intense batteries and unplug the power cord from the power outlet. Confirm light sources which could damage your eyesight. that smoke or fume emissions have ceased. Please consult your camera distributor or the closest canon Customer Suppor

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Remove the power cord on a regular periodic basis and wipe Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the away the dust and dirt that collects on the plug, the exterior of batteries. There is serious risk of injury due to an explosion. the power outlet and the surrounding area. In dusty, humid or Immediately flush with water any area of the body, including the greasy environments, the dust that collects around the plug over eyes and mouth, or clothing that comes into contact with

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Exercise due caution when screwing on the separately sold Ensure that the battery charger or compact power adapter is wide converter, tele-converter and conversion lens adapter. If plugged into a power outlet of the specified rating, not over they loosen, fall off and shatter, the glass shards may cause an the specified rating. The plug of the battery charger or compact injury. power adapter varies according to region. Do not use the battery charger or compact power adapter if the power c

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If Condensation Forms Inside the Camera Preventing Malfunctions Stop using the camera immediately if you detect Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields condensation. Continued use may damage the Never place the camera in close proximity to electric equipment. Remove the CF card, batteries or motors or other equipment generating strong compact power adapter from the camera and wait electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic until the moisture evaporates completely before fields may cause ma

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1. Preparing the Camera Components Guide Neck Strap Mounts Remote Sensor Flash p. 34, 35, 36 Red-eye Reduction Lamp p. 36 Self-timer Lamp p. 49 Tally Lamp p. 53, 65 Lens CF Card Slot Cover p. 15 Ring Release Button p. 138 Battery Cover p. 14, 141 Tripod Socket * The following cables are used to connect the camera Bubble Jet Printers to a computer or printer. • Bubble Jet Direct Compatible Printers: Please refer Computer: Interface Cable IFC-400PCU (supplied to your Bubble Jet printer us

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Attaching the Neck Strap Attach the strap as illustrated. Check that the strap does not come loose from the strap mount when pulled. Perform the same steps on the other side of the camera. Avoid waving the camera about or catching it on other items when suspending it from the strap. Attaching the Lens Cap Fit the lens cap over the lens casing so that it covers the entire lens. Always replace the lens cap after use. Attach the lens cap cord to the strap. Remove the lens cap before turning

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Controls Viewfinder p. 24, 26 Shutter button p. 28 Microphone Zoom Lever Shooting: (Telephoto)/ (Wide Angle) p. 27, 50 Diopter Adjustment Dial p. 26 Playback: (Zoom in)/ (Zoom out) p. 40 (Self-timer)/ (Continuous) Button p. 49, 52 Movie Button p. 53 (Flash) Button OFF Button p. 35 Mode Lever p. 20 MF (Manual Focus) FUNC. (Function)/ (Single Image Erase) Button p. 95 Button p. 43, 61 Omni Selector IS (Image Stabilizer) (Up) (Down) (Left) (Right) Button p. 29 MENU Button

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Mode Dial : Slow Shutter : Stitch Assist p. 47 Use the mode dial to switch between : Movie p. 53 the Shooting modes. Creative Zone p. 71 : Auto p. 27 The user selects exposure, aperture The camera automatically selects or other settings to achieve special settings. effects. Image Zone p. 45 : Program AE The camera automatically selects : Shutter Speed-priority AE settings according to the image : Aperture-priority AE composition type. : Manual Exposure : Portrait : Custom : Landsca

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Installing the Batteries/CF Card Install the batteries and the CF card to get b Battery cover lock ready for shooting. a Please use four AA-size alkaline batteries or separately sold nickel metal hydride (NiMH) batteries. When the indicator blinks, the camera is writing, reading, erasing or transmitting an image to or aaaaBe sure that the camera power is off from the card. Do not perform the following or (p. 19). Slide the battery cover lock in image data may be lost or corrupted: the di

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See CF Cards and Estimated Capacities b a Label (Recordable Images) (p. 151). You are recommended to use CF cards that have been formatted in your camera (p. 18). The card supplied with the camera may be used without further formatting. CF card Eject Button Proper Battery Handling aSlide the CF card slot cover in the Use AA-size alkaline or Canon AA-size NiMH batteries direction of the arrow, and open it. (sold separately) only. For information on handling the AA-size rechargeable NiM

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While it is possible to use AA-size nickel-cadmium If you do not plan to use the camera for a long time, batteries, performance is unreliable and their use is not remove the batteries from the camera and store them in recommended. a safe place. Batteries may leak and damage the camera Never mix unused and partially used batteries. if left installed during prolonged periods of non-use. Always load four fresh (or fully recharged) batteries at the same time. WARNING Be careful to load the

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Battery Status Indications Do not use or store CF cards in the following types of locations. The following icons or messages indicate the battery - Locations subject to dust or sand status on the LCD monitor (or viewfinder). - Locations subject to high humidity and high Batteries are beginning to run low. Replace or temperatures recharge the batteries if you wish to continue using the camera. Microdrives are a recording medium with a hard Batteries are fully depleted and the camera disk.

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Formatting a CF Card You should always format a new CF card or one from a which you wish to erase all images and other data. c Please note that formatting (initializing) a CF b card erases all data, including protected images and other file types. Please check the contents of the CF card before formatting it. If the camera does not work properly, the inserted CF card may be malfunctioning. Reformatting the CF card may solve the problem. aaTurn the power on (p. 19). aa When a non-Canon b

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