Nikon Digital Camera A20 user manual

User manual for the device Nikon Digital Camera A20

Device: Nikon Digital Camera A20
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Date of adding : 2014-02-05 15:23:35
Number of pages: 54
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Nikon Nuvis A20
Instruction Manual
Manual de instrucciones

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Fig. A

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Fig. B Fig.C

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Contents English 1-15 Espanol 17-32 Figs 33-40 Nikon Service Warranty 42-46

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English Foreword Thank you for purchasing the Nikon Nuvis A20/Nuvis A20 QD camera, a compact, fun- to-use camera. However, in order to obtain the best results, be sure to read this instruction manual thoroughly before you begin. The Nikon Nuvis A20/Nuvis A20 QD camera employs the Advanced Photo System (1X240 System) featuring: • Extremely simple "drop-in" film loading • 3 different print types on the same roll of film • Prevention of accidental double exposures Camera parts ©Viewfinder

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Precautions • Please make sure you are fully conversant with the operations and features of your new camera by reading these instructions before using it for special occasions (holidays, wedding, etc.) • Do not leave your camera in an excessively hot place; store it in a cool, dry place. Battery power weakens in extremely low temperatures. • When not in use, be sure to close the camera's lens cover to turn the power OFF and keep the camera in a safe place. • In the event of camera failur

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Installing batteries (See Fig. D on page 33.) 1 To open, pull up the battery chamber cover in the direction of the arrow. 2 Install two AA-size alkaline batteries, with the + and - poles oriented as shown inside the battery chamber. 3 Push the battery chamber cover back into place until it clicks shut. Notes • Do not use NiCd batteries. • Remove batteries from the camera when not in use for a long time. • Do not break open or try to recharge batteries. • Do not throw batteries into the

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Loading the film (See Figs. E-H on pages 34-35.) Use only a fresh 1X240 film cartridge. Conventional 35mm film cannot be used. There is no film leader! Film is automatically thrust and loaded inside the camera. Fig.E 1X240 film cartridge Visual Exposure Indication (VEI) ©Lightlock Door © D: Processed film inside the cartridge ©Lightlock Door Drive (DO: Unexposed film ©Cartridge Spool © D : Partially exposed film ©Data Disk ® Irreversible Processed Indicator (IPI) ©S3: Fully exposed

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2 Insert a fresh film cartridge in the cartridge chamber as shown. Q_ appears in the LCD panel when the cartridge is inserted in the chamber. Close the cartridge chamber cover until it clicks shut. (Fig. G) Note: Check that the VEI shows O before loading. A film cartridge displaying D, • or Z$ cannot be inserted. 3 Press the shutter release button and the film automatically advances until the number "1 " appears in the frame counter. Notes about 1X240 film cartridge • Do not disassemble

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• Do not attempt to rotate the Cartridge Spool with a pointed object (e.g. a screwdriver). This can expose the film, alter the VEI, or prevent proper use and/or processing. • Do not store the film cartridge: —In direct sunlight, near heating appliances or in a hot place —Around dirt or dust —In hot or humid moldy environments —Near strong magnetic devices (jirkifiecL Processing and printing We recommend bringing your film cartridge to a photo lab displaying the "Authorized Photo Lab M

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Authorized Photo Labs offer the following services • 3 different print types (C, H or P-type). • Index Prints (small images of each frame exposed on the roll of film) • Negative Return in Cartridge (NRIC) Your negatives are returned inside the cartridge for easy storage. For further details, ask your authorized photo lab. Selecting a print type (See Figs. l-J on page 35.) Print type (C, H or P-type) can be changed at any time while film is loaded. C-type: Vertical vs. horizontal = 2: 3 (

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Viewfinder indications (See Fig. K on page 36.) © C/H/P-type image size fra*me marks © Autofocus frame mark. Center this mark on the subject. Taking pictures (See Fig. L on page 37.) 1 Open the lens cover to turn the camera OM. Indicators appear in the LCD panel. 2 Hold the camera steady with both hands. Be careful not to block the flash, autofocus windows or lens with your fingers. 3 To ensure sharp pictures, make sure your subject is at least 0.9m (3.0 ft) away from the camera.* 4 Loo

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6 Fully depress the shutter release button to take the picture keeping the autofocus frame mark on the main subject. • Pictures can be taken only when the lens cover is open all the way. *Note: If the camera-to-subject distance is closer than 0.9m (3.0 ft), an out-of-focus picture may result. Self-timer operation (See Fig. M on page 38.) 1 Turn the camera ON and press the self-timer button. 2 The self-timer indicator blinks for 8 sec, then lights up for 2 sec. before the shutter is relea

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Flash shooting distance range Film speed Flash shooting range ISO 100 Approx. 0.9 to 2.8m (3.0 to 9.2 ft.) ISO 200 Approx. 0.9 to 3.9m (3.0 to 12.8 ft.) Approx. 0.9 to 5.5m (3.0 to 18.0 ft.) ISO 400 To take a picture with flash 1 Lightly press the shutter release button to focus the subject. Note: As soon as the flash is fully charged, H lights up in the LCD panel. It blinks while the flash is charging. The LCD panel automatically goes out when the camera is not in use for approx. 12

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"Anytime flash" mode (See Fig. N on page 38.) Whenever you want to use fill-flash for backlit situations, press the "anytime flash/red-eye reduction" button while shooting. Red-eye reduction In flash photography, the subject's eyes sometimes appear bright red in color pictures due to a phenomenon known as "red-eye." To counteract this effect, your camera is equipped with a red-eye reduction lamp. Under low light situations, when releasing the shutter with the "anytime flash/red-eye reduct

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Special focusing situations (See Fig. P on page 39.) The following subjects may be too difficult to focus: a. Subjects too small to fully cover the autofocus frame mark b. Subjects behind glass c. Dark subjects with no reflection d. Glossy, light-reflecting surfaces, such as shiny cars or water e. Subjects without solid content (i.e. candle flame, fireworks, etc.) In the above cases, use focus lock. Rewinding the film (See Figs. Q-R on page 40.) 1 At the end of the roll, the film starts

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Specifications Type of camera 1X240 (Advanced Photo System) type autofocus lens-shutter camera Usable film 1X240 System (Advanced Photo System) film cartridge (16.7 x 30.2mm) Information exchange Optical Information Exchange (Opt. IX) system system Print aspect ratio C, H and P-type available Lens 25mm f/5.6 (31mm converted to 35mm type); 3 elements in 3 groups Shutter Programmed electronic shutter; also serves as diaphragm blades; Shutter speed: 1/125 or 1/200 sec. (daylight), 1/50 se

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Film operation Drop-in loading system; Double Exposure Prevention (DEP) available; Film automatically advances to the first frame when shutter is released after inserting cartridge; Film automatically advances by one frame after each shot; Auto rewind at the end of film roll; Mid-roll rewind function available Frame counter Shown in the LCD panel; additive type Self-timer Electronically controlled; Activated by depressing self-timer button; 8 sec. blinking and 2 sec. lighting up; One shot

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Auto power off With the power ON, camera power automatically turns OFF after approx. 120 sec. when the camera is not in use. To turn the power ON again, lightly press the shutter release button. Dimensions (WxHxD) Approx. 113 x 62 x 36mm (4.4 x 2.4 x 1.4 in.) (Nuvis A20) Approx. 113 x 62 x 39mm (4.4 x 2.4 x 1.5 in.) (Nuvis A20 QD) Weight (without batteries) Approx. 150g (5.3 oz.) (Nuvis A20) Approx. 155g (5.5 oz.) (Nuvis A20 QD) Specifications apply when fresh batteries are used at normal

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NOTE: On battery life Any delays in flash recycling times, indicate the need to replace the batteries. If the flash ready-light indicator V does not come on, shooting is no longer possible. As the temperature drops, battery power decreases. In low temperatures, use fresh batteries. If necessary take the batteries out and keep them warm in a coat pocket or other warm place. — 16—

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