Olympus IS-1 user manual

User manual for the device Olympus IS-1

Device: Olympus IS-1
Size: 2,92 MB
Date of adding : 2014-06-02 15:25:44
Number of pages: 76
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Viewfinder Indicators Autofocus frame Flash Autofocus Power focus Shutter speed Spot frame Aperture setting Exposure compensation / Manual exposure Spot metering Mode button SUBJECT FLASH MACRO REWIND DRIVE Do not use any device with a sharp tip. — 1 —

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Description of controls (1) Hot shoe cover Shift button Shutter release button Power switch Selftimer button AF illuminator Flash switch Zoom buttons Strap attaching stud — 2 —

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Table of contents Fill-in flash ..................................... 40 Description of controls (1) ................... 2 Special effects ................................... 42 Before you begin ................................. 5 Exposure mode switching .................... 42 Loading the batteries ............................ 5 Loading the film ................................... 7 Aperture-preferred auto mode .............. 43 Manual exposure mode ....................... 44 Unloading the fil

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Thank you for purchasing the OLYMPUS IS-1. Please read this instruction manual carefully before using the camera. We also recommend that you shoot at least one roll of film just to familiarize yourself with the camera's features. Symbols used in this manual Correct Incorrect Operation Order of operation Automatic operation Attention Press lightly Lamp on Lamp blinking — 4 —

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Before you begin... Loading the batteries *Insert two 3V lithium batteries as shown and *Be sure the power switch is OFF. replace the cover turning the lock screw *Turn the lock screw on the bottom of camera clockwise. counter clockwise to open the battery cover. WARNING: Do not mix different types of batteries NOTE: If the batteries are replayced while the power or new and old batteries at the same switch is ON, the camera may not resume time. standard shooting mode. In such a case, Use Panason

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*Switch power ON. *Press the mode button and the + / – button simultaneously to check the remaining battery power. *Nothing appears if batteries are OK. However flashes, batteries are low, have spares at hand. If is displayed continuously, batteries should be replaced immediately. NOTE: After checking the batteries the camera is automatically reset to standard shooting mode. Remove batteries if you do not plan to use the camera for an extended period of time. — 6 —

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Loading the film * Open the back cover by sliding the back This camera is designed to use DX-coded 35 mm cover release. film. DX coding, used by virtually all major film manufacturers, allows the camera to identify and NOTE: Avoid direct light when loading the film. set the film speed automatically, (refer to pg. 60) — 7 —

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*Insert the film cartridge. Do not touch the * Align the film leader with the film loading indicator. shutter curtain with your finger or the film leader when loading. NOTE: Adjust the length of the film leader before loading, so that it matches the film loading NOTE: Make sure the film cartridge is not sticking indicator. Make sure the film leader tip is not out when aligning film. bent and the film edge is properly aligned and engaged with the film guide as shown. — 8 —

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—The film will advance automatically and the exposure counter on the LCD panel will display the number "1" indicating the first picture on the roll when the power switch is turned ON. * Close the back cover. —If the film is improperly loaded, the LCD panel will display a blinking "E" and . In this case, open the back cover, and realign the film leader. —Use the window on the camera back to check the type of film loaded. — 9 —

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Unloading the film *The camera automatically rewinds the film when you reach the end of the roll. Note: If you want to rewind the film before the end of the roll, open the mode cover and press the REWIND button. The final reading on the exposure counter before rewinding may be more than the number of exposures specified for the film. — 10 —

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is displayed on the LCD panel while the — Once the film has been rewound, a blinking "E" film is rewinding. and will be displayed on the LCD panel. Further operations are not possible until the rewound film cartridge is removed. *Open the back cover, and remove the film cartridge from the camera. WARNING: Do not touch the shutter curtain inside the camera while removing the film cartridge NOTE: If the power is turned OFF while rewinding, operations will stop. However, rewind mode is not cancelle

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Reset operation If you forget which mode you are in, the camera can be reset to automatically resume standard shooting mode. Standard shooting mode: Exposure mode: Program auto (P) Drive mode: Single (S) Light metering mode: ESP Flash mode: AUTO or AUTO-S Exposure compensation: ±0 Focusing: AF *Press the MODE button and + / – button simultaneously. — The camera will resume standard shooting mode, and other set modes will be cancelled. — 12 —

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Simple point & shoot photography How to take pictures *Set power switch ON. *Press part A to remove the lens cap. —The lens will automatically adjust for wide angle shooting and standard shooting mode will be displayed on the LCD panel. — 13 —

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*While looking through the viewfinder, aim the *Use the zoom (T/W) button to adjust the size of your subject in the frame (Telephoto camera at the subject. or Wide angle). —Press the "T" (Telephoto) on the zoom button to —Press the "W" (Wide-angle) on the zoom button zoom in. (The maximum focal length in the "T" to zoom out. (The minimum focal length in the position is 135 mm.) "W" position is 35 mm.) — 14 —

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autofocus frame *Position your subject within the autofocus *Press the shutter release button halfway to frame in the center of the viewfinder. focus. —When correct focus has been achieved, the auto- focus indicator will light-up in the viewfinder. —If the autofocus indicator is blinking, correct focus has not been achieved. If this occurs, let go off the shutter release button. Make sure your subject is within the autofocus frame in the center of the viewfinder and press the shutter release but

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*When correct focus has been achieved *Switch the power OFF when the camera is (autofocus indicator has lit up), press the not in use. shutter release button fully. As soon as the shutter is released, the film will automatically —When the power is switched OFF, the lens will automatically retract. advance to the next frame. — 16 —

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Shooting range: From 1.2 m (3.9 ft) to In Macro mode the shooting range is from 0.6 m (2.0 ft) to Normal shooting 0 m (0 ft) 1.2 m (3.9 ft) Macro shooting 0 m (0 ft) 0.6 m (2.0 ft) When shooting in extremely dim light, the AF illuminator on the front of the camera will emit a beam of infrared light to measure the distance to the subject and assist in the autofocus operation. — 17 —

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Holding the camera Hold the camera correctly and be careful not to block the AF illuminator or flash with the camera strap or your fingers. NOTE: The longer the focal length, the greater the potential for the effects of camera shake. To avoid movement make sure you are holding the camera properly with both hands. — 18 —

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Auto flash photography For shooting in dimly lit or strongly backlit locations. *When the in the viewfinder blinks, slide the flash switch to activate the flash. — Flash will pop up AUTO will light on the LCD panel. — 19 —

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