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© Copyright 2000. Olympus Optical Co., Ltd. All rights reserved. IMPORTANT NOTICES Legal and other notices Radio and Televisions Interference • The contents of this document are subject to change without prior Change or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer notice. may void the user’s authority to operate this equipment. This equipment • Although the contents of this document have been carefully checked has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital
1 Read All Instructions — Before you use the product, read all Important Safety Instructions operating instructions. 2 Save These Instructions — Save all safety and operating instructions for future reference. Thank you for purchasing this Olympus digital camera. Before you use 3 Heed Warnings — Read carefully and follow all warning labels on your new camera, read these instructions carefully to enjoy optimum the product and all warnings described in the instructions. performance and a longer se
10 Grounding, Polarization — If this product can be used with an Important Safety Instructions (continued) optional AC adapter, the adapter may be equipped with a polarized alternating current line plug, a plug with one blade wider than the other. This safety feature allows the plug to fit into the power outlet 16 Damage Requiring Service — While using the optional AC adapter, only one way. If you cannot insert the plug into the wall outlet, pull it if you notice any of the conditions described
Important Safety Instructions (continued) WARNING! • Keep batteries away from children. • If a child swallows a battery, seek medical attention immediately. • Dispose of lithium batteries promptly and safely in compliance with CAUTION local laws regarding the disposal of such items. 1 Keep batteries dry at all times. Never allow them to come into • To avoid causing a fire or minor burns, always handle lithium contact with fresh water or salt water. batteries carefully. 2 To prevent batteries fro
Important Safety Instructions (continued) CAUTION 1 Olympus NiMH batteries are intended for use only with Olympus Handling the Camera digital cameras. Never use these batteries with any other device. 2 Never subject batteries to strong shocks or continuous vibration. WARNING 3 Never mix batteries (old and new batteries, charged and uncharged 1 Use caution when taking flash pictures at close range. When you fire batteries, batteries of different manufacture or capacity, etc.). the flash, you must
Important Safety Instructions (continued) WARNING 1 During operation of the camera, if you notice any unusual odors, NOTE noise, or smoke around the camera, immediately switch the camera off, disconnect the optional AC adapter (if it is connected), and allow Selecting Batteries for Your Camera the camera to sit idle for a few minutes to allow it time to cool. Take • This camera can use four AA NiMH batteries, four AA Alkaline the camera outdoors, away from flammable objects, and carefully batter
Chapter 4 Taking Better Pictures...........................................58 Contents Points to Remember.......................................................................................58 Main Features ................................................................................................17 Viewfinder Discrepancies Depending on Distance....................................58 Using this Manual..........................................................................................
Contents (continued) Main Features To Adjust Monitor Brightness (Monitor Adjustment) ................................... 114 • With its high-resolution CCD (total 2,110,000 pixels) and the high- performance lens, the Olympus CAMEDIA digital camera produces Chapter 7 Printing ........................................................................ 116 the best picture quality in its class. To Have Your Pictures Printed .................................................................... 116 • The
Using this Manual This manual is divided into eight chapters and one appendix which Chapter 8 Processing Photo Images with a Computer cover the main unit (hereafter called “the camera”). Using the CAMEDIA Master 2.0, images can be sent to a computer, where further processing is possible. This chapter introduces the main Chapter 1 Getting Started features of the CAMEDIA Master 2.0. Details confirming the contents of the box, the names of all the parts of the camera and preparing the camera to b
Getting Started Chapter 1 Getting Started Names of Parts Checking the Contents Camera Camera SmartMedia (8MB) 12 34 5 Static-free case Strap 1 SmartMedia Video cable instructions 7 6 9 0 Standard RS-232C interface Write-protect adhesive seals D-SUB 9-pin connector (4 pieces) 8 B A 1 Zoom lever (p.44) Index lables (2 pieces) 2 Shutter release button (p.40) Conversion connector for Macintosh 3 Control panel (p.23) 4 Self-timer signal lamp (p.70) Made in Japan Made in Japan 5 Flash (p.45) 6 Lens 7
Getting Started Names of Parts (continued) Viewfinder C DEF 1 2 1 Autofocus mark (p.60) / Backlighting correction mark (p.64) L 2 Orange lamp (p.45) G 3 Green lamp (p.40) H 1 I 3 Control Panel J K 12 3 4 5 D 6 M N 7 C Viewfinder (p.58) C BA @9 8 D Flash mode button (p.63) / Erase button (p.56) E Self-timer (p.70) / Print button (p.117) 1 Macro mode mark (p.68) F Macro / Digital telephoto button (p.68/69) 2 Exposure compensation mark (p.76) Write-protect button (p.55) 3 Flash mode (p.63) G
Getting Started Names of Parts (continued) Attaching the Strap Monitor 1 2 3 A SQ 2.5m/8ft 4 SLOW 1 5 0 12. 23. ’00 9 23:45 122 6 8 7 1 Attach the strap to the camera. 1 Protect mark (p.55) CAUTION • Attach the strap exactly as shown in the diagram. If the strap is attached 2 Record mode (p.80) incorrectly the camera may come loose and fall off. In this case, Olympus will 3 Quick focus (p.61) not be responsible for any damage. 4 Flash (p.63) 5 Self-timer (p.70) 6 Remaining picture count (p.37)
Getting Started Inserting the Batteries CAUTION • The CR-V3 (Olympus-brand LB-01) lithium battery packs are not This camera uses four AA (R6) alkaline, NiMH, lithium or NiCd batteries. It rechargeable. can also take two CR-V3 lithium battery packs (Olympus LB-01). • Make sure that the camera power is off before inserting the batteries. Do not mix different types of batteries or insert the batteries facing in the • Alkaline batteries deliver markedly inferior performance, especially in cold wron
Getting Started Inserting the Batteries (continued) Using the AC Adapter (sold separately) The camera may be operated on ordinary (AC120V) household current from These batteries cannot be used: a wall outlet by using the optional AC adapter (sold separately). Batteries with all or part of the electrical CAUTION insulation sheath peeled off. • Olympus 3V adapter cannot be used with this unit. NOTE AC wall outlet • When in use for long periods of time the AC adapter may heat up slightly. This is
Getting Started Inserting the SmartMedia Card Setting the Date and Time Always insert a SmartMedia card (hereafter called “card”) before taking If the batteries are removed from the camera or allowed to lose their charge, pictures. date and time settings will fail and must be reset. Make sure the date and time settings are correct before taking important pictures. 1 Make sure the power is off. • The lens barrier must be 2 1 closed. • Make sure the monitor and the control panel are off. 1 Make su
Getting Started Setting the Date and Time (continued) Adjusting the Viewfinder 5 Press the arrow pad g or h Adjust the viewfinder to the most comfortable position for you. to set the first number, then press e. 1 Slide the lens barrier open • The indication moves to 1 until it clicks. second date value. • The power turns on and the lens extends. 6 Repeat the process until the date and time are set. 2 While looking through the • The year 2000 is displayed as 5,6 1 7 viewfinder, gently turn the “0
Learning the Basics Chapter 2 Learning the Basics Turning the Power On Checking the Control Panel Slide the lens barrier open. 1 Slide the lens barrier open Is the SmartMedia card inserted? until it clicks. • This turns the power on in If you forget to insert the card, or if there is any other problem with the shooting mode and extends card, the monitor will automatically light up and display a message. the lens. Read the message and correct the problem. • The information in the diagram on the l
Learning the Basics Checking the Control Panel (continued) • If the count drops to 0, the Control panel camera beeps, the green lamp Checking the Batteries blinks and the monitor displays the message “CARD FULL”. When the power is turned on with the camera in shooting mode on This will repeat every time the (with the lens barrier open), the approximate remaining battery power power is turned on (p.136). is displayed on the control panel. • The number of storable pictures varies depending on the
Learning the Basics Holding the Camera Shooting Technique Depends on Distance to the Subject Proper camera technique Hold the camera firmly with both hands, keeping your elbows at your Deciding whether to use the viewfinder or the monitor display to set up sides. a shot depends on the distance between you and your subject. When holding the camera vertically, make sure the flash is on top. Determine the approximate distance before taking the photo. Horizontal grip Vertical grip For snapshots and
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