Canon S31S user manual

User manual for the device Canon S31S

Device: Canon S31S
Size: 11,28 MB
Date of adding : 2013-08-20 15:16:00
Number of pages: 171
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Before Usingthe Camera
m Shooting
Usingthe Mode Dial
Advanced ShootingFunctions
Customizingthe Camera
Camera User Guide
This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail.
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• Automatically adjusts shooting settings to match particular conditions • Reduces blurriness with an image stabilizer function • Shoot in high-speed ISO with reduced blurriness from hand or subject movement • Shoot movies in any mode by pressing the movie button • Shoots movies with stereo sound • Automatically detects camera orientation with an Intelligent Orientation sensor • Attach the separately sold wide converter, tele-converter lens, or close-up lens to shoot I of Recorded Images • Effor

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Conventions Used in this Guide Icons appearing below titles indicate the modes in which the )rocedure can be used. In the example below, the mode dial can be used in the following shooting modes. o_ (Auto) • _ (Stitch Assist) • _ (Portrait) • "_ (Movie) • _ (Landscape) • _ (Program AE) • [] (Night Scene) • "rv (Shutter-speed priority AE) • _ (Sports) • Av (Aperture-priority AE) • $CN (Special Scene) • M (Manual) • See Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode (p. 167). Q o This mark denotes issu

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Contents Items marked with a _j_ are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Please Read ............................................. 5 Safety Precautions ........................................ 6 Preventing Malfunctions ................................... 11 Using the LCD Monitor and the Viewfinder ..................... 16 Customizing Display Information ............................ 17 Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor ..................... 20 Power Saving Functi

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Shooting inthe Creative Zone ............................... 57 P Program AE Tv Setting the Shutter Speed AM Setting the Aperture M Manually Setting the Shutter Speed and Aperture Registering Settings to the Shortcut Button .................. 61 Selecting an AF Frame ................................. 63 Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock, Manual Focus) ........................ 64 Switching between Focus Settings ........................... 67 Focus Bracketing (Focus-BKT Mode) .

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Automated Playback (Slide Shows) ......................... 105 Protecting Images ....................................... 109 Erasing AllImages ...................................... 110 Setting the DPOF Print Settings ............................ 111 Setting the DPOF Transfer Settings ......................... 114 ¢, : , .,J. : , _=o Camera ............................................... 120 When the power is turned on .............................. 121 LCD monitorNiewfinder ....................

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Handling Precautions 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 memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded in a way that

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Video Format Please set the camera's video signal format to the one used in your region before using it with a TV monitor (p. 116). Language Setting Please see the Basic Guide (p. 5) to change the language setting. • Before using the camera, please ensure that you read and understand the safety precautions described below. Always ensure that the camera is operated correctly. • The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to instruct you in the safe and correct operation of th

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• Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. Accidental damage by a child could result in serious injury. • Neck strap: Placement of the strap around the child's neck could result in asphyxiation. • Memory card: If swallowed accidentally, contact a doctor immediately. • Do not attempt to disassemble or alter any part of the equipment that is not expressly described in this guide. • To avoid the risk of high-voltage electrical shock, do not touch the flash portion of the camer

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!!!!!!!!!!!!! • Do not place the battery near a heat source or expose it to direct flame or heat. • The battery should not be immersed in water. • Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the battery. • Avoid dropping or subjecting the batteries to severe impacts that could damage the casing. • Use only recommended batteries and accessories. Use of batteries not expressly recommended for this equipment may cause explosions or leaks, resulting in fire, injury and damage to the surrou

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iiiillliiiiill i iiliiliiliii liliiiiilli i iiliiliiliiliil • 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. • Keep objects that are sensitive to magnetic fields (such as credit cards) away from the speaker of the camera. Such items may lose data or stop working. • When using the optional Canon Wide Converter,

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m[_rt[tBlT_ i i iiii iii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii ii iii ij i i iii!lii! lilili .... • Do not get the camera caught on other objects or subject it to strong impacts or shocks when wearing or holding it bythe neck strap. Doing so may result in injury or damage to the camera. • Do not store the equipment in humid or dusty areas. • Do not allow metal objects (such as pins or keys) or dirt to contact the charger terminals or plug. Such conditions could lead to f

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• Do not operate the flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to the surface of the flash. • Be careful not to cover the flash with your fingers or clothing when shooting. The flash may be damaged and emit smoke or noise. The resulting heat build-up could damage the flash. • Do not touch the surface of the flash after taking several pictures in rapid succession. Doing so could result in burns. I Itrm • Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating

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l BeforeUsingthe Camera-TheComponents Guide Front View ® ® ® Neck Strap Mounts ® Self-timer Lamp/Tally Lamp/Red-eye Reduction Lamp (pp. 43, 46, 28) ® Flash (Basic Guide p. 11) ® Microphone (R) (pp. 102, 103) ® Microphone (L) (pp. 102, 103) ® AF-assist Beam (p. 28) ® Lens ® Ring Release Button (p. 141 ) ® Tripod Socket (p. 143) Battery Cover (Basic Guide p. 1) Memory Card Slot Cover (Basic Guide p. 1) _.._Terminal Cover DIGITAL Terminal (Basic Guide p. 21 ) L_ DC IN Terminal (p. 139)

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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. 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. eAttach the lens cap cord to the strap. • Remove the lens cap before turning on the camera's power. 0 o 3 "C3 o Q =_. 13

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Back View _ (Flash)/_ (Microphone) Button (pp, 102, 103, Basic Guide p, 11 ) Mode Dial (p, 46, Basic Guide p, 8) Shutter Button (Basic Guide p, 6) _ Zoom Lever Shooting: [-_] (Telephoto)/[] (Wide Angle) (p, 41, Basic Guide p, 10) Playback: O_ (Zoom in)/l_ (Zoom out) (p, 92) _ (Continuous)/q_,_ (Self-timer) Button (pp, 42, 43) ® Power/Mode Indicator Orange: Shooting mode Green: Playback mode/Printer connection Yellow: Computer connection _ OFF Button Mode Lever (Basic Guide p, 3) AN' OUT (audio/v

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Operation Panel m B" I 3 (!_ Diopter Adjustment Dial (p, 16) Viewfinder (p, 16) =l" _ Movie Button (p, 46, Basic Guide p, 7) _ Omni Selector A(Up) V(Down) O 3 _(Lef[) I_(Right) "O _ Indicator O Blinking Red: Recording to memory card/Reading memory card/Erasing from memory card/Transmitting data (during a computer connection) t_" MENU Button (p, 26, Basic Guide p, 16) v,6,} CZ_ SET/_ (AF Frame Selector) Button (p, 63, Basic Guide p, 15) _, DISP, Button (p, 16) r-, (_ _ (Shor[cut)/[_cv (Print/Shar

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l Before Using the Camera - Operations Pressing the DISP. button switches the display mode. The screens that are displayed are based on the [Custom Display] settings (p. 17). Also, closing the LCD monitor causes the viewfinder to display. 1 Press the DISP. button. • The display mode changes as follows. Shooting Mode (a) Playback Mode (I-_-]) When the LCD monitor isopened. (Default setting) i_11_ LCD Monitor Display (No Information) ! LCD Monitor Display.1 (Information View) ! Viewfinder Display

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eThe LCD monitor and viewfinder display settings are remembered even af[er thecamera power isturned off. • The LCD monitor willnot switch tothedetailed display inthe index playback mode (p.93). You can select whether ornottodisplay the following information on theLCD monitor and viewfinder inthecurrent shooting mode, and switch between displays bypressing theDISP. button. • Shooting info. o0 • Grid Lines (o • Histogram* (p.19) 5" * P, Tv, AM, and M only t- 1 r_] (Rec.) Menu _ [Custom Display]. S

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

3 [Shooting Info]*/[Grid Lines]*/ Does not display when the [Histogram]. DISP.button is pressed • Using the A, V, _1, and • buttons, select the items you wish to display on the LCD monitor or viewfinder, and press the SET button to place a ,/ mark. • Display locations with no ,/marks will not have any information displayed. • Even though items that are greyed out r can be set, they will not display in this / Itemswith ,/marks shooting mode. are displayed No Information * Default setting:[_, _: N

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