Canon SC A40 user manual

User manual for the device Canon SC A40

Device: Canon SC A40
Size: 1,49 MB
Date of adding : 2013-08-20 15:16:00
Number of pages: 183
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DIGITAL CAMERA Camera User Guide
ENGLISH
Camera User Guide
• Please read the “Read this First” section (p. 5).
• Please refer to the Quick Start section for a simple explanation of
shooting, replaying and erasing (p. 12).
• Please refer to the Software Starter Guide for information on
installing the software and downloading images.
• Please also read the Printer User Guide included with your
CDI-E047-010 XXXXXXXXX © 2002 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN Canon printer.

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FCC Notice Flowchart and Reference Guides (Digital Camera, Model PC1019 and PC1020) This Guide This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions; Shooting with the Camera (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B Software Starter Gu

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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 does not const

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About this Camera User Guide Symbols Used Icons on the right end of title bars show the operations mode. As in the example below, the mode dial should be set to , , or . Using the Flash : This mark denotes issues that may affect the camera’s operation. : This mark denotes additional topics that complement the basic operating procedures. Question? Look here first. 3How do I navigate the menus? Selecting Menus and Settings (p. 41) 3What settings are available under each function? and Will my

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About the Thumb Index A quick introduction intended for new users who Quick Start want to shoot first and learn more later. Tells you how to get the camera running and how to begin shooting and playing back images. Introduces you to all of the camera components, and Preparing the Camera, explains how to load batteries and use the shutter button, among other basic functions. Basic Functions Describes shooting with the camera, from the five Shooting different shooting modes to using the camera’s v

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Table of Contents : Functions and operations tables. These pages are shaded on the right edges to make them easy to find. Read this First 5 Quick Start 12 Components Guide 14 Preparing the Camera 18 Installing the Battery Pack ..................................................... 18 Installing a CF Card ...............................................................22 Setting the Date/Time ............................................................25 Setting the Language ......................

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Shooting-Selecting Particular Effects 67 Program AE ........................................................................... 67 Manually Setting the Shutter Speed and Aperture ............... 69 Using the Focus Lock ............................................................ 71 Switching Between Autofocus Modes ................................... 73 Switching Between Light Metering Modes ............................ 74 Adjusting the Exposure .................................................

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DPOF Print Settings ............................................................114 Printing with DPOF Print Settings .......................................119 Image Transfer Settings (DPOF Transfer Order) 122 Selecting Images for Transferring ........................................122 Viewing Images on a TV Set 124 Downloading Images to a Computer 126 Downloading Directly from a CF Card ................................126 Connecting the Camera to a Computer Via the USB Cable .................

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Read this First Please Read Test Shots Before you shoot images of subjects of importance to you, we strongly recommend that you shoot several trial images to confirm that you are operating the camera correctly. Please note that Canon, its subsidiaries and affiliates, and distributors of its digital cameras are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of the Canon digital camera or CompactFlash™ card (CF card) resulting in the failure of an image to be recorded or to

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Safety Precautions ¡Before using the camera, please ensure that you have read and understood 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 the camera and its accessories to prevent injuries or damage to yourself, other persons and equipment. ¡In the next few pages, the term “equipment” refers primarily to the camera, battery, batter

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¡To avoid the risk of high-voltage electrical shock, do not touch the flash portion of the camera if it has been damaged. Similarly, never touch internal portions of the equipment that become exposed as a result of damage. There is a risk of high-voltage electrical shock. Please take the first opportunity to consult your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. ¡Stop operating the equipment immediately if it emits smoke or noxious fumes. Failure to do so may result in fire or el

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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 surrounding 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

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¡Do not short-circuit the battery terminals with metallic objects, such as key holders. It could lead to overheating, burns and other injuries. ¡Before you discard a battery, cover the terminals with tape or other insulators to prevent direct contact with other objects. Contact with the metallic components of other materials in waste containers may lead to fire or explosions. Discard the batteries in specialized waste facilities if available in your area. ¡Use of batteries not expressly recommen

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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 of the casing. Ensure that there is good ventilation when using the compact power adapter to charge the battery pack or power the camera. ¡Do not store the

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Preventing Malfunctions Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other equipment generating strong electromagnetic fields. Exposure to strong magnetic fields may cause malfunctions or corrupt image data. Avoid Condensation Related Problems Moving the equipment rapidly between hot and cold temperatures may cause condensation (water droplets) to form on its external and internal surfaces. You can avoid this by placing the equipment in an airtight

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Quick Start Install the batteries 1 (p. 18). Slide the battery cover lock, then open the cover and insert the batteries. ¡For important information about batteries, see “Proper Battery Handling” (p. 19). Install the CF card (p. 22). 2 Open the CF card slot cover and insert a CF card. Press the ON/OFF button to turn the 3 camera on (p. 30). Hold the ON/OFF button down until the indicator next to the viewfinder starts flashing green. ¡If the LCD monitor displays Indicator the Set Date/Time menu, s

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Set the focus (p. 38). 5 Aim the camera at the subject, and lightly press 5, 6 and hold the shutter button halfway down. The camera beeps twice when the focus is set. Shoot the image 6 (p. 38). Press the shutter button all the way down. The camera beeps once to indicate that it has taken the shot. View the recorded image. 7 The recorded image displays on the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds (p. 48). For information about how to view other images that you have already taken, see “Replaying

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

Components Guide Shutter Button (p. 38) Optical Viewfinder Window (p. 37) Microphone (PowerShot A40 only) AF-assist Beam (p. 39) Red-Eye Reduction Lamp (p. 52) Self-Timer Lamp (p. 60) Flash (p. 52) Terminal Cover Lens Ring Release Button DIGITAL Terminal* A/V OUT (Audio/Video Out) Terminal (PowerShot A40) VIDEO OUT Terminal (PowerShot A30) (p. 124) DC IN Terminal (p. 146) * If connecting to your computer, use the dedicated USB cable included with the camera (pp. 104, 128). If connecting to

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LCD Monitor* (p. 32) CF Card Slot Cover (p. 22) Viewfinder (p. 37) ON/OFF Button Strap Eyelet (p. 29) (p. 30) Date Battery Holder (p. 142) Battery Cover (p. 18) Battery Cover Lock (p. 18) Tripod Socket MENU (Menu) Button (p. 41) (Macro)/ (Snapshot)/ (Infinity)/ (Right)/ AF Lock Button (p. 55) (Continuous)/ (Self-Timer)/ (Left)Button (pp. 59, 60) (Flash)/SET (Set) Button (p. 52) * The LCD monitor is covered with a thin plastic sheet for protection against scratches during shipment. Remove it b

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(Exposure)/ (White Balance)/ (Photo Effects)/ (Single Image Erase) Button (pp. 75, 76, 78, 96) DISPLAY (Display) Button (p. 32) Zoom Button (pp. 40, 57, 87, 88) Mode Dial (p. 17) Indicators The upper indicator comes on when you turn on the power and whenever you press the shutter button. Upper Indicator Green: Ready to shoot, or ready to communicate with your computer. Flashing Green: Camera is busy processing (starting up; accessing the CF card, or transmitting data to your computer). Orange:


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