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Basic guide P. 2
Review the camera part names
and the basic steps for shooting
INSTRUCTION and playback.
Table of Contents P. 20
Before you start to use your new camera, please read the “Safety Precautions”
section in thi
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 2 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Camera Hot shoe gP. 75, 77 External flash connector gP. 77 Built-in flash gP. 73 # (Flash) button gP. 72 w (Flash intensity control) button LIGHT button gP. 14 gP. 73 MODE button gP. 40-44 Control panel
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 3 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM q (Playback) button Eyecup gP. 124 gP. 18, 79 Viewfinder gP. 5 AEL/AFL button gP. 47, 92 LCD monitor gP. 8, 9, 31 0 (Protect) button gP. 86 Eyepiece shutter lever gP. 58 Main dial (j) gP. 27-30 Diopter adjustment dial gP. 14 Arrow pad (acbd) gP. 29 i button gP. 29 < button gP. 92 P (AF target) button gP. 53 Card cover gP. 13 Illumination sensor gP. 99 S (Erase) button gP. 18,
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 4 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 7:29 PM Direct buttons You can set the following functions. Turn the dials while pressing the direct buttons. g“Using the direct buttons” (P. 27) Shooting mode MODE White balance WB gP. 63 gP. 40-44 j/k j WB compensation WB + F gP. 64 Remote control/Self-timer/ j/k Sequential shooting
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 5 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Viewfinder AF target gP. 53 Spot metering area gP. 46 Aperture value gP. 40-43 Shooting mode gP. 40-44 Number of storable Shutter speed sequential pictures gP. 40-43 gP. 56 Image stabilizer gP. 60 Super FP flash gP. 76 ISO sensitivity Metering mode gP. 49 gP. 45 White balance (Displayed when set Auto bracket to a setting other than gP. 48, 50, 66, 74 auto white balance.) gP
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 6 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Control panel AF mode Exposure level indicator gP. 43 gP. 51 Exposure compensation indicator gP. 46 Auto bracket Metering mode gP. 48, 50, 66, 74 gP. 45 ISO sensitivity Record mode gP. 49 gP. 61 Shooting mode White balance gP. 40-44 gP. 62, 64 Picture mode (Monotone) gP. 67 Flash mode gP. 70 Battery check gP. 14 Shutter speed gP. 40-43 Image stabilizer Sequential shooting gP. 56 gP. 60 Noise reduction gP. 69 Self-timer gP
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 7 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Super control panel The following screen allows the display and setting of shooting settings at the same time and is called the super control panel. Press the INFO button to display the super control panel on the LCD monitor. g“Using the super control panel” (P. 28) Shutter speed gP. 40-43 My Mode gP. 44 Exposure compensation indicator gP. 46 Flash charging Exposure level indicato
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 8 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM LCD monitor (Live view) You can use the LCD monitor to view the subject while shooting. Press the u button to use live view. g“Using live view” (P. 31) Metering mode Aperture value gP. 40-43 gP. 45 Shutter speed Flash mode gP. 40-43 gP. 70 Home position p gP. 55 Image stabilizer gP. 60 RC mode q gP. 76 Flash intensity control r gP. 74 Flash gP. 73 Super FP flash s gP. 76 (blinks: charging in progress, Auto bracket t lig
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 9 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM LCD monitor (Playback) You can switch the monitor display using the INFO button. g“Information display” (P. 82) Record mode gP. 61 Focal distance gP. 126 (The focal distance is displayed in 1 mm units.) Battery check gP. 14 Shooting mode gP. 40-44 Card gP. 124 Aperture value gP. 40-43 Print reservation Number of prints Shutter speed gP. 101 gP. 40-43 Protect Exposure gP. 86 compen
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 10 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Unpack the box contents The following items are included with the camera. If anything is missing or damaged, contact the dealer from whom you purchased the camera. Camera Body cap Strap BLM-1 Lithium ion battery BCM-2 Lithium ion charger USB cable Video cable OLYMPUS Master 2 Instruction manual Warranty card CD-ROM Attaching the strap 1 2 3 Attach the other end of Lastly, pull the strap tight Thread the strap as the s
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 11 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Preparing the battery Remove the protection cap from the battery. 1 Charging the battery BLM-1 Lithium ion Charging indicator battery Red light: Charging in progress Green light: Charging completed (Charging time: Approx. 5 hours) BCM-2 Lithium ion charger AC cable Align the battery with the arrow. AC wall outlet 2 Loading the battery Battery compartment 2 cover Direction 3 ind
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 12 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Attaching a lens to the camera Body cap 1 Remove the body cap from the camera and the rear cap from the lens Rear cap 1 2 2 1 2 Attach a lens to the camera • Align the lens attachment mark Lens attachment (red) on the camera with the Alignment mark (Red) mark (Red) alignment mark (red) on the lens, then insert the lens into the camera’s body (1). • Rotate the lens in the direction indicated by the arrow until you
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 13 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Loading the card CompactFlash/Microdrive xD-Picture Card Slide the card cover lock (1) and open the Slide the card cover lock (1) and open the card cover. card cover. Insert the card’s contact area into the slot as Insert the card until it is locked into place far as it can go (2). (2). Card cover 2 2 1 1 CF card slot xD-Picture Card slot mark Never open the card cover while the ca
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 14 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Power on 1 Set the camera’s power switch to ON • To turn off the power, set the power switch to OFF. Control panel LIGHT button When the camera is turned on, the battery Turns the control panel check is displayed on light on and off. the control panel. Lit up (ready for use) Blinks (charging required) Power switch SSWF indicator Dust reduction function operation The dust reduction function is automatically activated
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 15 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Setting the date/time Date and time information is recorded on the card together with the images. The file name is also included with the date and time information. Be sure to set the correct date and time before using the camera. 1 Press the MENU button Arrow pad • The menu screen is displayed on acbd the LCD monitor. CARD SETUP MENU button CUSTOM RESET PICTURE MODE GRADATION NO
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 16 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Shooting Viewfinder Shutter button 1 Place the AF target on the subject while viewing through the viewfinder Card access 2 Adjust the focus lamp Press the shutter button halfway. Viewfinder AF target Control panel Aperture value Shutter speed AF confirmation mark • The focus is locked when a beep tone is output. The AF confirmation mark and the AF target in focus light up in the viewfinder. • The shutter speed and ap
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 17 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Holding the camera Keep your fingers and the strap away from the lens, flash, and the white balance sensor. Horizontal grip Vertical grip It is possible to use the LCD monitor as a Taking a picture viewfinder and check the subject’s composition, while viewing the or shoot while viewing an enlarged display on monitor the LCD monitor. g“Using live view” (P. 31) Shutter button 1 P
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 18 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Playback/Erasing Pressing the q button displays the last picture Playing back taken. images Displays the frame that is stored 10 frames back q button Displays the Displays the previous frame next frame Arrow pad Displays the frame that is stored 10 frames ahead Each time you turn the main dial towards U, the Close-up image is incrementally enlarged from 2× to 14×. playback Main dial Play back the image you want to
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 19 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Indications used in this manual In this manual, j indicates the main dial on the back of the camera. In this manual, k indicates the sub dial on the front of the camera. The operation button icons on the body of the camera are used to indicate the operation buttons in this manual. See “Names of parts and functions” (gP. 2). The following symbols are used throughout this manual. I
s0011_e_00_0_unified.book Page 20 Wednesday, September 12, 2007 4:46 PM Table of Contents Basic guide 2 Identifies the camera part names and describes the basic steps for shooting and playback. Names of parts and functions........................................................................................2 Camera .........................................................................................................2 Direct buttons........................................................
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