Canon PowerShot SD580 IS user manual

User manual for the device Canon PowerShot SD580 IS

Device: Canon PowerShot SD580 IS
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Date of adding : 2013-08-20 15:16:00
Number of pages: 35
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Cov-Basic-E.fm Page 1 Friday, February 23, 2007 4:50 PM
ENGLISH
The Components Guide
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-E306-010 XX07XXX © 2007 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 0 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Flowchart and Reference Guides The following guides are available. Refer to them as necessary according to the flowchart below. For information on included items and System Map items sold separately The Components Guide Preparations • Charging the battery • Installing the battery and memory card • Setting the date, time and language Basic Camera User Guide (This Guide) Shooting • Read this first. Playback/Erasing Menus and Setting

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The Components Guide EC212-CUG-E.book Page 1 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM The Components Guide Front View def g b c h a Attaching the Wrist Strap a Wrist Strap Mount b Microphone c Viewfinder Window (Advanced Guide p. 18) d AF-assist Beam (Advanced Guide p. 24) e Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (Advanced Guide p. 36) f Self-Timer Lamp (p. 16) g Flash (p. 14) h Lens In order to avoid dropping the camera, wear the wrist strap when using the camera. 1

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 2 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Back View b a c d e f g h a LCD Monitor (Advanced Guide pp. 12, 15) b Viewfinder (Advanced Guide p. 18) c A/V OUT (Audio/Video output) Terminal (Advanced Guide p. 104) d Terminal Cover e DIGITAL Terminal (p. 27) f Tripod Socket g DC Coupler Terminal Cover (Advanced Guide p. 134) h Memory Card Slot/Battery Cover (p. 8) The interface cable and AV cable cannot be connected simultaneously. The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plast

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The Components Guide EC212-CUG-E.book Page 3 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Controls c e f a bd g h mn i k o j l p a Speaker b Indicators (p. 6) c Power Lamp d Power Button (p. 10) e Zoom Lever (p. 14, Advanced Guide p. 80) Shooting: (Wide Angle)/ (Telephoto) Playback: (Index)/ (Magnify) f Shutter Button (p. 10) g Mode Dial (pp. 10, 11) h (Print/Share) Button (pp. 22, 30, Advanced Guide pp. 70, 71) i Touch Control Dial j DISP. (Display) Button (Advanced Guide p. 12) k FUNC./SET (Fun

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 4 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Using the Touch Control Dial Touching the Dial A magnified image of the touch control dial displays on the LCD monitor when you place your finger on the dial. Circling your finger on the dial allows you to configure the functions assigned to each button. Touch Icons Sample in shooting mode • Functions that cannot be configured are shown in gray. • The dial display (Touch Icons) can be turned On/Off in the (Set up) menu (Advanced G

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The Components Guide EC212-CUG-E.book Page 5 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM The following functions can be operated using the touch control dial. Please note that some of the options for some functions cannot be operated with it. Reference Page Operable Functions Basic Advanced Shooting Selecting a shooting mode p. 11 (When mode dial is set to – (Manual), (SCN) or (Movie)) Selecting / / / / / pp. 14, pp. 37, 69 15, 16 Selecting options in the FUNC. menu p. 20 p. 22 Playback Selecting

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 6 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Indicators The camera indicators light or blink under the following circumstances. Never do the following while an indicator is blinking green. These actions may corrupt image data. • Shake or jolt the camera • Shut off the power, or open the memory card slot/battery cover Upper Indicator Green: Ready to shoot (camera beeps twice) Blinking Green: Time Lapse (movie) recording/Image recording/ reading/erasing/transferring (when conn

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Preparations EC212-CUG-E.book Page 7 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM The charge indicator will light orange while the battery is charging. It will change to green when the charge is complete. Charging takes approximately 2 hours 5 minutes. Charge Indicator For CB-2LX For CB-2LXE Align these symbols To protect the battery and prolong its life, do not charge it for longer than 24 hours continuously. See the Advanced Guide: Battery Handling (p. 130). 2. Installing the Battery. 1. Slide the

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 8 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM 3. Inserting the Memory Card. 1. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place. 2. Close the memory card slot/battery cover (a, b). b Back a Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before inserting it in the camera. Inserting it backward may cause the camera to fail to recognize the memory card or to malfunction. See the Advanced Guide: Handling the Memory Card (p. 132). See the Advanced Guide: Formatting Memory Ca

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Preparations EC212-CUG-E.book Page 9 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM First Time Settings Setting the Date/Time a b c 1. Press the power button (a). 2. Use the or button to select an item and the or button to change its value (b). To set the daylight saving option, select the icon and use the or button to configure the setting. 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC./SET button (c). The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu (p. 21). • A recharg

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 10 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Shooting 1. Press the power button. 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. DISP. button See the Advanced Guide: Using the LCD Monitor (p. 12). See the Advanced Guide: Pow

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Shooting EC212-CUG-E.book Page 11 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM 2. Press the shutter button fully to shoot. The shutter sound will play and the image will record. The indicator will blink green while the image is recorded to the memory card. See Indicators (p. 6). See the Advanced Guide: How to Use the IS Mode (p. 32). See the Advanced Guide for the various shooting methods available. Reviewing an Image Right After Shooting After a shot is taken, the image appears in the LCD mon

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 12 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Shooting Modes Auto AUTO The camera automatically selects settings. Manual Allows you to select settings yourself, such as the exposure compensation, white balance, my colors or ISO speed. Digital Macro Allows you to shoot when the distance from the lens (at maximum wide angle) to the subject is within 2 – 50 cm (0.8 in. – 1.6 ft.). The subject can be shown larger than in standard macro mode because the camera trims the image

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Shooting EC212-CUG-E.book Page 13 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Foliage Snow Shoots trees and Shoots without a leaves—such as new blue tinge and growth, autumn without making leaves or blossoms— people appear in vivid colors. dark against a snowy background. Fireworks Beach Captures Shoots without fireworks in the making people sky sharply and appear dark near water or sand where at optimal SPECIAL exposure. reflected sunlight is SCENE strong. Aquarium Underwater Selects

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 14 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Using the Zoom 1. Press the zoom lever toward or . The zoom can be adjusted from 35 – 140 mm (focal length) in 35mm film equivalent terms. Wide Angle: Zooms out from the subject. Telephoto: Zooms in on the subject. Using the Flash 1. Press the button (a) and use the or button to switch between modes (b). You can also use the touch control dial to make a selection. a Auto On Off b See the Advanced Guide: Red-Eye Reduction F

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Shooting EC212-CUG-E.book Page 15 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity Shots 1. Press the / button (a) and use the or button to switch between modes (b). • You can also use the touch control dial to make a selection. • To Cancel: press the / button and use the or button to display (Normal). a b Macro Use this mode to shoot close-ups of flowers or small items. Image Area at Minimum Focusing Distance from End of Lens to Subject • Maximum wide angle setting: 30

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 16 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Using the Self-Timer 1. Press the button (a) and use the or button (b) to display , or . • You can also use the touch control dial to make a selection. • When the shutter button is pressed fully, the self-timer will activate and the self-timer lamp will blink (when using red-eye reduction, it will stay lit for the last 2 seconds). • You can change the delay time and number of shots with the option (p. 17). To Cancel: press t

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Shooting EC212-CUG-E.book Page 17 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots ( ) 1. In the (Rec) menu, select [Self- timer] and press the FUNC./SET button. See Menus and Settings (p. 21). 2. Use the or button to select [Delay] or [Shots] and the or button to change the setting and press the FUNC./SET button. 3. Press the MENU button. If the [Shots] option is set to 2 or more shots, the following occurs. • The exposure and white balance are locke

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EC212-CUG-E.book Page 18 Friday, February 23, 2007 5:46 PM Playback 1. Turn the mode dial to (playback) (a). The last recorded image will display. Or if you have played back images, the last image viewed will display (Resume Playback). If the memory card has been switched, or the images on the memory card have been edited with a computer, the newest image on the memory card appears. a b 2. Use the or button to display the image you wish to view (b). • Use the button to move to the pr


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