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01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 2 ● 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. ● This manual explains shooting and playback basics. For details on functions, read the advanced manual. 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 photogra
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 3 Unpacking the box contents If any accessories are missing or damaged, contact the dealer from whom you purchased the camera. Digital camera Body cap Eyepiece cover Strap En Lithium ion battery Lithium ion battery USB cable Video cable (BLM-1) charger (BCM-2) OLYMPUS Master Basic manual Advanced manual Warranty card CD-ROM (CD-ROM) Registration card Registration card is not provided in some areas. Contents vary depending on the area where you purchased th
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 4 What you can do with this camera You can choose from more than 10 different types of scene shooting modes, making it easy to set the appropriate shooting mode for a variety of shooting situations! Once you’ve selected the shooting mode, just press the shutter button to take the picture. You can take sequential shots. En Pictures are stored on the Compact Flash. You can view images using slideshow and check shooting information, etc. Images re
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 5 Contents This manual explains shooting preparation and easy techniques for shooting and playback. This manual is only for quick reference and should be read first to learn basic camera operation Safety precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Attaching the strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 Charging the battery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 6 Safety precautions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRICAL SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED OLYMPUS SERVICE PERSONNEL. Lightning flash with an arrowhead, An exclamation mark enclosed in a triangle enclosed in a triangle, alerts you to the alerts you to important operating and presence of uninsulated voltage points maintenance instructions
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 7 Safety precautions Lightning — If a lightning storm occurs while using a specified AC adapter, remove it from the wall outlet immediately. To avoid damage from unexpected power surges, always unplug the AC adapter from the power outlet and disconnect it from the camera when the camera is not in use. Overloading — Never overload wall outlets, extension cords, power strips, or other power connection points with too many plugs. Foreign Objects, Liquid Spill
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 8 Safety precautions Handling the camera WARNING Do not use the camera in areas exposed to flammable or explosive gases. ● A fire or explosion may result. Do not use the flash on people (infants, small children, etc.) at close range. ● When you fire the flash, you must be at least 1 m (3 ft) away from the faces of your subjects. Firing the flash too close to the subject’s eyes could cause a momentary loss of vision. Keep young children and infants aw
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 9 Safety precautions Be careful with the strap when you carry the camera ● It could easily catch on stray objects —and cause serious damage. Do not leave the camera in areas subject to extremely high temperature. ● Doing so may cause parts to deteriorate and, in some circumstances, cause the camera to catch fire. Use only the AC adapter specified by Olympus. ● Using a different AC adapter may damage the camera or power source, or result in accidents
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 10 Safety precautions WARNING Keep the battery dry at all times. Never allow it to come into contact with fresh or salt water. Do not touch or hold the battery with wet hands. If the rechargeable battery does not recharge within the specified time, stop charging it and do not use it. ● If you do not, fire, explosion, ignition or overheating may result. Do not use the battery if it is cracked or broken. ● Doing so may cause explosion or overheating.
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 11 Safety precautions WARNING Do not damage the charger’s cable. ● Do not pull on the charger’s cable or add another cable to it. Be sure to connect or disconnect the charger’s cable while holding the power plug. If the following cases occur, stop using and contact an Olympus dealer or authorized customer support center. – The power plug or cable produces heat, burning smell, or smoke. – The power plug or cable is cracked or broken. The contact is bad on
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 12 Attaching the strap Thread one end of the strap through 1 the strap eyelet on the camera. Ring Strap eyelet Thread the end of the strap through 2 the ring, then thread it through the stopper as indicated by the arrows. En Thread the strap back through the 3 Stopper other hole of the stopper. Pull the other side of the strap tight, 4 making sure that it is fastened securely. Repeat steps 1 - 4 to attach the other 5 end of the strap to the other eyelet. N
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 13 Charging the battery This camera uses an Olympus lithium ion battery (BLM-1). Never use any other type of battery. The battery is not fully charged when purchased. Before use, be sure to charge the battery with the specified provided charger (BCM-2). Note Use only the specified charger (BCM-1 or BCM-2). For details, refer to the charger's manual. Connect the AC cable. 1 En Charger AC wall outlet AC cable Attach the battery to the charger. 2 ● Charging s
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 14 Charging the battery Charging indicator Charging indicator status Charging status Red Charging Green Charging completed Blinking red Charging error (time-out, temperature error) Note ● Power consumption varies greatly depending on usage and operating conditions. ● The charger can be operated within the range of AC 100 V to AC 240 V (50/60 Hz). When using the charger abroad, you may need a plug adapter to En convert the plug to fit the shape of the AC wa
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:48 PM Page 15 Loading the battery Make sure that the camera's power 1 switch is set to OFF. Power switch Battery compartment lock Slide the battery compartment lock to 2 and open the battery compartment cover. En Battery compartment cover Load the battery as shown in the 3 illustration. Direction indicating mark Unloading the battery ● Make sure the power switch is set to OFF and the card access lamp is not blinking. ● Tilt the camera while holding in the battery. Ca
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:49 PM Page 16 Loading the battery Slide the battery compartment lock to 4 . Battery compartment cover Battery compartment cover When using the optional power battery detaching pin holder, remove the battery compartment En cover by sliding the detaching pin in the direction of the arrow. Other power sources AC Adapter T The optional AC Adapter (AC-1) lets you use the camera without worrying about remaining battery power. The AC adapter is useful for time-consuming tas
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:49 PM Page 17 Attaching a lens to the camera Usable lenses Select the lens that you want to shoot with. Use a specified Four Thirds lens (Four Thirds mount*). When a non-specified lens is used, AF (auto focus) and light metering will not function correctly. In some cases, other functions may not work either. *Four Thirds mount: Standard developed by Olympus. Lens mount of Four Thirds system. Developed from the ground up, these all-new interchangeable lenses are based
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:49 PM Page 18 Attaching a lens to the camera Make sure the power switch is set to 1 OFF. Power switch Remove the body cap from the 2 camera. En Body cap Remove the rear cap from the lens. 3 Rear cap 18
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:49 PM Page 19 Attaching a lens to the camera Align the lens attachment mark (red) 4 on the camera with the alignment mark (red) on the lens, then insert the Lens attachment mark (Red) lens into the camera’s body. Rotate the lens clockwise until you hear it click. Alignment mark (Red) En Remove the lens cap. 5 Lens cap Removing the lens from the camera Make sure the power switch is set to 1 OFF. While pressing the lens release 2 button, remove the lens from the camera
01E-300BaEN-P1 04.10.21 9:49 PM Page 20 Inserting a card Usable cards “Card” in this manual refers to a recording medium. This camera can use a Compact Flash or Microdrive (optional). An xD-Picture Card can also be used with a card adapter (optional). Compact Flash Microdrive A Compact Flash is a large-capacity A Microdrive is a medium that uses a solid state flash memory card. You can large-capacity compact hard disk drive. use commercially available cards. You can use a Microdrive that supp
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