Canon PowerShot S40 user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot S40

Device: Canon PowerShot S40
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Date of adding : 2014-11-10 15:15:31
Number of pages: 161
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ENGLISH
Camera User Guide
Flowchart and Reference Guides
This Guide
Shooting with the Camera
Software Starter Guide
Installing the Software
Software Starter Guide
Connecting the Camera to a Computer
Software Starter Guide
Downloading Images to a Computer
• This guide covers both the PowerShot S30 and PowerShot S40 digital cameras.
• Please start by reading the Precaution on the reverse side of this cover.
• Please see the User Guide that accompanies each printer.

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Precaution Camera Body Temperature If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please be aware of this and take care when operating the camera for an extended period. About the LCD Monitor The LCD monitor is produced with extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques. More than 99.99% of the pixels operate to specification. Less than 0.01% of the pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as red or black dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and doe

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Table of Contents Read this First ............................................................................. 4 Quick Start .................................................................................. 8 Components Guide................................................................... 10 Front View ................................................................................... 10 Back / Bottom View ...................................................................... 11 Controls ..

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Self-Timer ............................................................................ 58 Continuous Mode ................................................................ 59 Digital Zoom ................................................................................ 60 Shooting - Selecting Particular Effects ..................................... 61 Changing the Resolution and Compression.................................... 61 Changing the File Format ...........................................

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Printing with a Direct Print Compatible Printer (Optional) ... 112 Connecting a Direct Print Compatible Printer to the Camera ......... 112 Printing ...................................................................................... 114 Printing with DPOF Print Settings ................................................. 119 Printing with the Direct Print Compatible Bubble Jet Printer (Optional) ............................................................................... 121 Connecting Bubbl

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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 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 CompactFlash™ cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded

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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 could result in se

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• Remove the power cord on a regular periodic basis and wipe away the dust and dirt that collects on the plug, the exterior of the electrical outlet and the surround area. In dusty, humid or greasy environments, the dust that collects around the plug over long periods of time may become saturated with humidity and short-circuit, leading to fire. • Do not cut, damage, alter or place heavy items on the power adapter cord. Any of these actions may cause an electrical short circuit, which may lead t

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• Always keep the terminals of the battery charger clean. Do not place metal objects on top of the terminals. There is a risk of fire and other hazards. 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 o

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Quick Start Charge the Battery (p. 15). 1 Charge the battery using the supplied battery charger. The charging is complete when the charging indicator turns from orange to green. • Please note that the battery charger shape varies between regions. Charging indicator Install the Battery (p. 17). 2 Open the CF card slot/battery cover. Hold back the battery lock in the direction of the arrow using the corner of the battery pack, then insert the battery pack into the compartment until it is locked. T

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Focus (p. 34). 6 Aim the camera and lightly press the shutter button halfway. Two beeps will sound when the autofocus is set. Shoot (p. 34). 7 Press the shutter button all the way. You will hear the sound of the shutter close when the shot is complete. View the recorded image (p. 46). 8 The recorded image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. Keep your finger on the shutter button, or press on the multicontroller while the image is displayed to continue to display the image af

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Components Guide Front View Optical Viewfinder Window (p. 36) Shooting Mode Dial AF-Auxiliary Light Emitter Shutter button (p. 34) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 47) Self-Timer Lamp (p. 58) Zoom Lever (p. 37, 39) Microphone Lens Cover Flash (p. 47) (p. 27) Speaker (Audio/Video Out) Terminal (p. 142) Lens Terminal* Terminal cover (p. 112, 121) * To connect the camera to a computer or printer, use one of the following cables. • Computer: USB Interface Cable IFC-300PCU (supplied with this camera) • Di

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Back / Bottom View Strap Eyelet (p. 26) Viewfinder (p. 36) DC Coupler Cable Cover (p. 19) CF Card Slot/Battery Cover (p. 17, 21) Tripod Socket • The LCD monitor is covered with a thin plastic film for protection against scratches during shipment. Remove it before using the camera. Components Guide 11

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Controls (Exposure) / (White Balance) / Power/Mode Indicator (p. 27) (AEB) / (Flash Exposure Compensation) Button (p. 73, 74, 77, 78) Power/Replay Lever (p. 27, 29) (Flash) / (Index) Button (p. 47, 94) (Macro) / Multicontroller (p. 14, 71) (Jump) Button (p. 57, 95) (Menu) Button (p. 38) (Light Metering) / (Microphone) Button (Display) Button (p. 30) (p. 79, 81, 82, 98) (Manual Focus) / LCD Monitor (p. 30) (Single image erase) Button (p. 85, 86, 104) ● Upper Indicator The indicators

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e n Shooting Mode Dial Use the shooting mode dial to switch between the shooting modes. • : Auto (p. 44) The camera automatically selects settings. Auto • Image Zone The camera automatically selects settings according to the image composition type. : Portrait (p. 49) : Landscape (p. 49) : Night Scene (p. 50) : Fast Shutter Speed (p. 50) : Slow Shutter Speed (p. 51) : Color Effects (p. 52) : Stitch Assist (p. 53) : Movie (p. 56) • Creative Zone The user selects exposure, aperture or other setting

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Operating the Multicontroller The multicontroller is used to select choices, images and menus on the LCD monitor and confirm the selection. Moving the cursor on the LCD monitor up and down. Use C or D to select a menu item on the LCD monitor. Moving the cursor on the LCD monitor left and right. Use B or A to select a menu item on the LCD monitor. Confirming a menu selection or selecting an AF frame. Press or . 14 Components Guide

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Preparing the Camera Charging the Battery Pack Recharge Battery Pack NB-2L (supplied) with Battery Charger CB-2LT or CB-2LTE before you use the camera for the first time and subsequently when the “Charge the battery pack” message is displayed. Align the edge of the battery pack with 1 the line on the battery charger, then slide the battery in the direction of the arrow. Battery charger model names and types 2 vary by region. (For CB-2LT) Plug the battery charger into an electrical outlet. (For C

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Charging the Battery Pack (continued) Battery Pack Handling Precautions • Keep the battery pack and camera terminals ( ) clean at all times. Dirty terminals may cause a poor contact between the battery pack and camera. Polish the terminals with a tissue or a dry cloth before charging or using the battery pack. • Do not cover the battery charger with anything, such as a tablecloth, cushion or blanket, when it is charging. Heat will build up internally and possibly lead to fire. • Do not charge ba

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Installing the Battery Pack Install Battery Pack NB-2L (supplied) into the camera as follows. Use a household power source to power the camera for extended periods (p. 19). Turn off the camera (p. 27, 29). 1 • Check that the power/mode indicator is not lit. Slide the CF card slot/battery cover in 2 the direction of the arrow to open the cover. Hold back the battery lock in the 3 direction of the arrow with the corner of the battery pack, then insert the battery pack into the compartment until it

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Installing the Battery Pack (continued) ○ ○ ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○ Battery Low Status The following icon and/or message appears when the battery becomes low. Battery pack charge is low. Recharge it as soon as possible before it is required for an extended period. When the LCD monitor is off, this icon will display when you press the , , or button. Change Battery charge is insufficient to operate the camera. Replace the the battery pack battery pack immediately. Battery Performance (Battery Pack N


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