Canon PowerShot SD550 user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot SD550

Device: Canon PowerShot SD550
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Date of adding : 2013-08-20 15:16:00
Number of pages: 27
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Cov-Basic.fm Page 1 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:26 PM
ENGLISH
Preparations
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Menus and Settings
Printing
Downloading Images
to a Computer
Basic
Camera User Guide
Please Read This First
This guide explains how to prepare the camera and use its basic features.
CDI-E192-010 XX05XXX © 2005 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 1 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Flowchart and Reference Guides The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. For information on included System Map items and items sold separately Preparations • Charging the battery • Installing the battery and memory card • Setting the date, time and language Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) • Read this first. Shooting Playback/Erasing Menus and Settings Handling pr

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Preparations CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 1 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Preparations 1. Charging the Battery. Charge the battery before use under the following circumstances. • When using the battery for the first time. • When the "Change the battery pack" message displays. 1. Insert the battery into the battery charger. 2. Plug the battery charger (CB-2LU) into a power outlet, or attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB-2LUE) and plug it into a power outlet. • Battery charger

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 2 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM 2. Installing the Battery. 1. Slide the lock release switch in the direction of the arrow ( ), and open the memory card slot/battery cover ( ). 2. Push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow as shown ( ) and insert the battery until it locks. To remove the battery, push the battery lock in the direction of the arrow ( ) and hold it while pulling the battery out. Battery Lock 3. Inserting the Memory Card. 1. Insert the

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Preparations CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 3 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM To Remove the Memory Card Use a finger to push the memory card in until you hear a click, then release it. You can use SD* memory cards and MultiMediaCards with this camera. These cards are collectively called memory cards in this guide. *SD stands for Secure Digital, a copyright protection system. 3

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 4 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time 1. Press the power button ( ). 2. Use the or button to select an item and the or button to change its value ( ). To set the daylight saving option, use the or button to display . 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button ( ). The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 13). • A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera

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Shooting CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 5 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Shooting Power button 1. Press the power button. The start-up sound will play and the start- up image will display in the LCD monitor. • Pressing the power button again turns the power off. • To switch to the setting that mutes all sounds (except for the warning sound), press and hold the DISP. button while pressing the power button. See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 15) See the Advanced Guide: Pow

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 6 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds. You can continue to display images regardless of the review duration setting with the following procedures. • Keeping the shutter button pressed after a shot. •Pressing the FUNC./SET button while the image is displayed in the LCD monitor. To stop displaying the image, press the shutter button half

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Shooting CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 7 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Digital Macro Allows you to shoot when the distance from the lens (at maximum wide angle) to the subject is within 5 – 50 cm (2.0 in. – 1.6 ft.). The subject can be shown larger than in standard macro mode because the camera trims the image edges and MANUAL zooms in with the digital zoom. Stitch Assist Allows you to shoot overlapping images that can later be merged (stitched) to create one panoramic image on a co

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 8 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Shoots a movie when you press the shutter button. You can select from four modes: [Standard], [Fast Frame Rate] suitable for sports or fast motion, [Compact] convenient for email attachments and [My Colors] MOVIE which allows you to change color effects. See the Advanced Guide (p. 42). • The shutter speed is slow in mode. Always use a tripod to avoid camera shake. • In , , , or mode, the ISO speed may increase and cau

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Shooting CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 9 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Using the Flash 1. Press the button to cycle through flash settings. Flash settings cannot be used in some shooting modes. Auto Auto with red-eye Red-eye reduction reduction This feature reduces the effect of light Flash on with red- reflecting back from the eyes and eye reduction making them appear red. Flash on Slow synchro Flash off The flash timing is adjusted to a slow shutter speed, allowing you to shoot ni

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 10 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots 1. Press the / button to switch modes. To cancel the macro/infinity mode: press the / button to remove or from the display. These settings cannot be set in some shooting modes. Macro Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Shooting Distance from End of Lens to Subject • Maximum wide angle setting: 56 × 42 mm (2.2 × 1.7 in.) Minimum shooting distanc

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Playback/Erasing CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 11 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Playback 1. Turn the mode dial to (playback). The last recorded image will appear in the LCD monitor. 2. Use the or button to display the image you wish to view. Use the button to move to the previous image and the button to move the next image. Holding the button down advances the images more rapidly, but shows them less clearly. See the Advanced Guide for the various playback methods available (p.

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 12 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Menus and Settings Settings for the shooting or playback modes or such camera settings as the date/time and sounds are set using the FUNC., Rec., Play, Set up or My Camera menu. FUNC. Menu This menu sets many of the common shooting functions. Turn the mode dial to , , or . Press the FUNC./SET button. Use the or button to select a menu item. • Some items may not be selectable in some shooting modes. Use the or button to

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Menus and Settings CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 13 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Rec., Play, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting or playback can be set with these menus. (Rec.) Menu (Set up) Menu (My Camera) Menu (Play) Menu You can switch between menus with the or button when this part is selected. • This example shows the Rec. menu. • In playback mode, the Play menu displays. Press the MENU button. Use the or button to switch between menus. • You can

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 14 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Printing *1 Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer with a cable and simply press the button on the camera. 1. Connect the camera to a Direct Print compatible printer and turn on the printer's power. Turn the mode dial to (playback) mode and turn on the camera's power. Canon Brand Printers SELPHY CP Series 2 Compact Photo Printers* Interface Cable Camera PIXMA Series/SELPHY DS Series Bubble Jet Printers

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Printing CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 15 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM 2. Confirm that , or is displayed in the upper left of the LCD monitor ( ). • The button will light blue. • The displayed icon will vary according to the printer model. 3. Use the or button to select an image to print ( ) and press the button ( ). The button will blink blue and printing will start. See the Advanced Guide: DPOF Print Settings (p. 83). See the Direct Print User Guide See the user guide for

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 16 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Downloading Images to a Computer The following methods can be used to download images recorded by the camera to a computer. Some methods, depending on the OS used, may not be available. Please read System Requirements (p. 17) in advance. Camera to Computer Connection Supplied Software Install It Do Not Install It Computer Camera Computer Downloading Method Procedure Procedure Procedure OS Windows 98 – Second Edition (SE)

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Downloading Images to a Computer CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 17 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM System Requirements Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements. Windows Windows 98 Second Edition (SE) OS Windows Me Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 Windows XP (including Service Pack 1 and Service Pack 2) The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB Computer Model ports. Pentium 500 MHz or higher processor CPU Windows 98 SE/Windows

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CUGBook(Basic-Advanced).book Page 18 Monday, June 6, 2005 4:46 PM Preparing to Download Images Ensure that you install the software first before connecting the camera to the computer. Items to Prepare • Camera and computer • Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera • Interface cable supplied with the camera 1. Install the software. 1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer's CD-ROM drive. Double-click the [Canon Digital Camera Installer] icon in


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