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Thank you for purchasing an Olympus camera. Before you start to use your new camera, please read these instructions carefully to obtain optimum performance and a longer service life from the unit. KEEP THE BATTERIES AWAY FROM FIRE. NEVER TRY TO DISASSEMBLE, RECHARGE, OR SHORT-CIRCUIT BATTERIES. USED BATTERIES SHOULD BE TREATED AS GENERAL WASTE IN ACCORDANCE WITH LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS. 2
Ignoring this warning may result in the death or serious injury of the user. NEVER ATTEMPT TO DISASSEMBLE THE CAMERA; IT CONTAINS A HIGH-VOLTAGE CIRCUIT. IN CASE OF MALFUNCTION, CONSULT YOUR NEAREST OLYMPUS DEALER OR OLYMPUS SERVICE CENTER. 3
MAIN FEATURES Built-in 28mm~110mm approx. 4X zoom-class lens for increased shooting range. More powerful flash for telephoto needs. Extended-distance flash photography is available thanks to increased luminance capability. SLR lens ensures that what you see in the viewfinder is what you get on film. Direct Mode Select buttons let you easily set/choose the right exposure mode for any shooting purpose. Optional remote control to operate the camera from a distance. Symbols used in this manual: Inco
Outline of operations .......................... 12 Names and functions of parts ...... 6 Viewfinder display .......................... 8 Loading the batteries ..................... 14 LCD panel .................................... 9 Checking the batteries .................... 15 PREPARATIONS Diopter adjustment ........................ 10 Points to remember ...................... 16 Using the strap/soft case ............ 11 Loading the film .......................................................
NAMES AND FUNCTIONS OF PARTS Direct Mode Select buttons Full Auto button (See p. 40.) Restores the standard shooting mode. (See p. 33.) Selects exposure modes: Stop Action, Portrait, Landscape, and Night Scene. LCD panel (See p. 9.) F. No. button (See p. 38.) Sets the aperture in the Aperture-Preferred Auto mode. Power switch/ flash release Flash Shutter release button Flash mode button Strap attachment stud Spot/L.T.(Long Time) button- (See p. 41/39.) Selftimer indicator (See p. 32.) Lens barre
Panorama switch (See panorama insertion) Viewfinder Zoom (T/W) buttons (See p. 8.) (See p. 21.) Diopter adjustment dial Selftimer/remote control button (See p. 43.) Film window For confirmation of Date/time indicator film ISO speed QUARTZDATE MODE buttons (See quartzdate insertion) Back cover release (See p. 18.) Battery compartment Back cover cover (See p. 14.) Mid-roll rewind button. (See p. 25.) Tripod socket 7
VIEWFINDER DISPLAY Spot frame The area used by the Spot Metering mode to set exposure. Flash Autofocus (p. 17/23) Autofocus frame Lights when the subject is Position your subject within the autofocus frame. in focus. Overexposure/ underexposure (p. 38) Please see 'Panorama insertion' for panorama format view finder. 8
LCD PANEL Exposure counter (p. 20) Battery check (p. 15) Flash modes (p. 26) Selftimer/remote control Spot metering mode (p. 32/43) (p. 41) Mode status indicator Full-Auto mode (p. 40) (p. 33) The camera does everything automatically Displays the mode selected in this mode. for use. Aperture setting/shutter speed (p. 38/39) Shutter speed shown when using the Long Time mode. Note: The LCD panel does not actually display all 9 indications simultaneously as shown.
DIOPTER ADJUSTMENT To adjust the viewfinder to compensate for near and farsighted vision. Turn the diopter adjustment dial until the autofocus frame becomes clear. Turn up if you are nearsighted or down if you are farsighted. 10
USING T H E STRAP/SOFT CASE The soft case can be attached to a 11 belt with the belt loop.
OUTLINE OF OPERATIONS Basic Shooting Procedures Load the batteries (p. 14). Open the back cover (p. 18). Load the film (p. 18). Press the zoom buttons to Place the autofocus frame on Depress the shutter release determine the composition the subject you want to focus on button halfway, making sure the (P 21). (P. 22). green autofocus indicator in the viewfinder lights and the autofocus beep is heard (p. 23). 12
Close the back cover (p. 19). Turn the power switch ON Make sure the exposure counter (p. 20). on the LCD panel reads (p. 20). Open the back cover to remove Depress the shutter release When the film reaches the end, it button fully to take a picture will automatically rewind (p. 25). the rewound film (p. 25). (p. 23). 13
LOADING T H E BATTERIES Use two 3V lithium batteries (DL123A or CR123A). Use your finger or a coin to Insert the batteries. And turn the lock screw to OPEN. close the cover. Turn the Place your fingertip in the notch. lock screw to CLOSE. And open the battery cover. When replacing the batteries, make Align the (+) and (-) directions of the sure to turn the power switch OFF batteries correctly as shown. before unloading the batteries. Take care not to injure your fingernail Read "Battery Handling
CHECKING THE BATTERIES Turn the power switch Display Meaning ON. Be sure to check the batteries as well. lights (turns off Batteries are OK. automatically) You can shoot. Batteries are low blinks and other and should be indicators on the replaced. LCD panel are displayed normally. Batteries are dead blinks and other and should be indicators on the replaced LCD panel go out. immediately. Keep spare batteries on hand when going on a long trip or when using the camera in cold weather. 15
POINTS TO REMEMBER Hold the Camera Correctly. Correct Correct Incorrect Note: As the focal length becomes larger, shaking the camera becomes more noticeable. Hold the camera firmly with both hands while keeping elbows at sides to prevent the camera from shaking. Cautions: Try not to hold the lens barrel. Keep your fingers and the strap away from the lens and flash. 16
Proper Shutter Release. The shutter release button has two clicks. Practice before loading the film. Keep the shutter Depress the release button shutter release depressed halfway. button fully. Cautions: •Press the shutter release button gently. Avoid shaking the camera when pressing the shutter release button to prevent blurry pictures. To lock the focus. To release the shutter and take the picture. The image is clear, the Note: When the autofocus autofocus beep is heard, indicator is blinking
LOADING THE FILM Slide the back cover Load the film. release upward to open the back cover. Shutter curtains Caution: Do not touch the shutter curtain, and do not press it when loading the film. 18 BASIC OPERATIONS
Align the tip of the film leader with the mark as shown, and close the back cover, Correct Incorrect The film automatically advances to the first frame. The film does not overlap any of the positioning guides shown above. Note: Make sure the film is lying flat. 19
Turn the power switch ON. The exposure counter on the LCD panel reads . Place the film leader along the arrow as Note: shown. If blinks in the exposure counter, as shown above, reload the film. 20
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