Olympus C-300 ZOOM user manual

User manual for the device Olympus C-300 ZOOM

Device: Olympus C-300 ZOOM
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Date of adding : 2013-11-25 15:24:55
Number of pages: 178
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DIGITAL CAMERA
C-300 ZOOM
D-550 ZOOM
REFERENCE MANUAL

CAMERA OPERATION MANUAL
Explanation of digital camera functions and operating instructions.
DIGITAL CAMERA - PC CONNECTION
OPERATION MANUAL
Explanation of how to download images between your digital camera and PC.

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DIGITAL CAMERA C-300 ZOOM C-300 ZOOM C-300 ZOOM C-300 ZOOM D-550 ZOOM D-550 ZOOM D-550 ZOOM D-550 ZOOM REFERENCE MANUAL Thank you for purchasing an Olympus digital camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum performance and a longer service life. Keep this manual in a safe place for future reference. We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before taking important photographs.

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For customers in Europe “CE” mark indicates that this product complies with the European requirements for safety, health, environment and customer protection. “CE” mark cameras are intended for sales in Europe. For customers in North and South America For customers in USA Declaration of Conformity Model Number : C-300 ZOOM/D-550 ZOOM Trade Name : OLYMPUS Responsible Party : Olympus America Inc. Address : 2 Corporate Center Drive, Melville, New York 11747-3157 U.S.A. Telephone Number : 631-844

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INDEX Contents . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Chapter 1 Getting started . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Chapter 2 Shooting basics . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Chapter 3 Advanced shooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Chapter 4 Adjusting the image quality and exposure . . . . 68 Chapter 5 Playback . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83 Ch

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Contents INDEX . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Contents 4 Chapter 1 Getting started 8 Names of parts. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Monitor indications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 Memory gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Battery check . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Contents Night scene mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .47 Recording movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .49 Zooming in on a subject (Optical zoom/Digital zoom) . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Using the optical zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .51 Using the digital zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52 Using the flash . . . . . . . .

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Contents Erasing pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 Single-frame erase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .94 All-frame erase . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 Editing still pictures . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Creating black and white pictures. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Creating se

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Contents Chapter 8 Troubleshooting 127 Error codes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 If an operation does not work . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 If the image quality is poor . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .132 List of menus . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Getting started Chapter 1 Getting started Names of parts 1 Shutter button Self-timer lamp Zoom lever Flash Pops up when you open the lens barrier. Lens barrier Turns the camera on Lens and off in the shooting Extends automatically mode. when you open the lens barrier. VIDEO OUT jack USB connector DC-IN jack Card cover Connector cover 8

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Getting started Names of parts Arrow pad AF button 1 Flash mode button Shooting mode button Self-timer button Diopter adjustment dial Arrow pad (OK/Menu) Viewfinder button Monitor (Monitor) button Turns the camera on and Battery compartment off in the playback mode. lock Turns the monitor on and off in the shooting mode. Tripod socket Battery compartment cover Viewfinder Orange lamp Green lamp AF target mark 9

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Getting started Monitor indications Shooting mode 1 1 11 2 2 11 3 4 12 5 5 13 13 1 6 14 14 7 8 15 15 9 9 16 36" 36" 16 10 10 17 17 Still picture Movie Indication Ref. Page 1Shooting mode , , , , , , p.37 2 Battery check , p.12 3 Green lamp p.41 Flash stand-by (Lights up) 4 p.41 Camera movement warning/ (Blinks) Flash charge 5 Flash mode , , p.54 6AF , p.45,57 7 Spot metering p.61 8 Self-timer p.59 9 Memory gauge p.12 Number of storable still 10 16/16" p.41,49 pictures/Seconds rem

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Getting started Monitor indications Playback mode 1 11 3 2 3 2 4 4 5 5 1 6 7 7 8 9 9 10 10 Still picture Movie Indication Ref. Page Print reservation, 1 × 2 p.117 Number of prints 2 Battery check , p.12 3 Protect p.92 4 Record mode 3:2, SHQ, HQ, SQ, TIFF p.68 1984×1488, 1984×1312, 1600×1200, 5 Number of pixels p.68 1280×960, 1024×768, 640×480 6 Exposure compensation -2.0, -1.5, -1.0, -0.5, +0.5, +1.0, +1.5, +2.0 p.75 7 White balance WB AUTO, , , , p.77 8 ISO ISO100, ISO200, ISO400 p.73 Date and

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Getting started Monitor indications Memory gauge The memory gauge lights up when you take a picture. While the gauge is lit, the camera is storing the picture on the card. The memory gauge indication 1 changes as shown below depending on the shooting status. When the memory gauge is full, wait a few moments before taking the next shot. When taking still pictures Shoot Shoot Shoot Wait Before One picture More than No more shooting taken two taken pictures can be (Gauge is off) (Lit) (Lit) ta

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Getting started Attaching the strap 1 Thread the short end of the strap through the strap eyelet. 1 2 Thread the long end of the strap through the loop that Strap has already gone through the eyelet eyelet. 3 Pull the strap tight, making sure that it is securely fastened and does not come loose. • Be careful with the strap when you carry the camera, as it can easily catch on stray objects, causing serious damage. • Attach the strap correctly as shown above so that the camera does not

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Getting started Loading the batteries This camera uses two CR-V3 lithium battery packs or four AA (R6) NiMH batteries, NiCd batteries, alkaline batteries or lithium batteries. 1 Make sure that: 1 The lens barrier The monitor is is closed. off. The lamp on the right of the viewfinder is off. 2 Slide the battery compartment lock from to . 3 Slide the battery compartment cover in the direction of (the direction indicated by the mark on the cover), and lift it up in the direction of . 4 In

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Getting started Loading the batteries 5 Close the battery compartment cover in the direction of . While pressing the mark, 1 slide the cover in the direction of . If the battery compartment cover seems hard to close, do not force it. With the battery compartment cover shut, press the mark firmly and push in the direction shown in the illustration. 6 Slide the battery compartment lock from to . If the camera is left for about 1 hour with the batteries removed, the date and time set

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Getting started Loading the batteries Selecting batteries or the optional AC adapter In addition to the batteries provided, this camera can use the following types of battery or AC adapter. You are recommended to choose the power source 1 best suited to the situation. CR-V3 lithium battery packs (Not rechargeable) Since the CR-V3 lithium battery pack has a long service life, it is convenient when traveling. Do not peel off the label on a CR-V3 lithium battery pack. NiMH batteries (Rechargeabl

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Getting started Loading the batteries • Manganese (zinc-carbon) batteries cannot be used. • If the batteries become exhausted when the camera is connected to a PC for a long time while powered by the batteries and you are downloading images from the camera, the image data may be lost or 1 damaged. You are therefore recommended to use the optional AC adapter. However, do not connect or disconnect the AC adapter while the camera is connected to the PC. • Do not remove or load the batteries or

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Getting started Inserting the card (SmartMedia) This reference manual uses the term “card” when referring to SmartMedia. The pictures you have taken are stored on the card. Card basics 1 The card corresponds to normal camera film for recording the pictures you have taken. Pictures recorded and stored on the card can easily be erased, overwritten, and/or edited on a PC. Contact area Comes into contact with the camera’s signal read contacts. Write-protect area Attach the provided write-prot

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Getting started Inserting the card (SmartMedia) 1 Make sure that: The lens barrier The monitor is is closed. off. 1 The lamp on the right of the viewfinder is off. 2 Open the card cover. 3 Insert the card as far as it will go in the direction shown in the illustration. There is an arrow inside the card cover, indicating the direction in which the card should be inserted. 4 Close the card cover securely until it clicks. Press the card cover from the front of the camera to close. The card


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