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2 3 WARNING CONTENTS Read this manual carefully before using your camera. Indicates circumstances under which Names of parts 2. Exposure mode button ..............16 mishandling resulting from ignoring this symbol Camera Body................................4 [ A ] Aperture Preferred Auto ....17 could result in personal injury or property damage. Camera Body/LCD Panel ..............5 [ L.T. ] Long Time ....................18 Viewfinder Display........................6 [ ] Exposure Compensation ..
4 5 NAMES OF PARTS — Camera Body NAMES OF PARTS — Camera Body/LCD Panel 1 Flash mode button Zoom button 2 Selftimer/ remote control/ Power switch/ SPOT button macro button flash release 3 Exposure compensation button 4 DATE MODE button* Shutter release button 5 DATE SET button* 6 Direct Mode Select buttons Flash Selftimer indicator/ 7 FULL AUTO (programmed auto) remote control sensor button 8 Shift lever 9 Exposure mode button Strap attachment stud 0 Battery check Lens barrel ! Red-Eye Reduction
6 7 NAMES OF PARTS — Viewfinder Display DIOPTER ADJUSTMENT Turn the diopter adjustment dial until the autofocus frame is clear. y Autofocus frame u Spot frame i Flash If you are nearsighted, turn the dial up. If you are farsighted, turn it down. o Autofocus indicator p Exposure compensation LOADING AND CHECKING THE BATTERIES (overexposure/underexposure) Use two 3 V lithium batteries (CR123A or DL123A). 1 2 4 6 1 5 2 USING THE STRAP 3 Attach the strap as shown. Turn the dial 1 on the battery co
8 9 LOADING THE FILM TAKING PICTURES — Programmed Auto (FULL AUTO) 1 2 1 Set the power switch to ON. The lens will extrude and the LCD panel will turn on. 1 2 Compose your shot. Press the “T” side of the zoom button for telephoto (120 mm) or the “W” side Insert the film cartridge. for wide angle (28 mm). Shutter curtain Be careful not to touch the shutter curtain. Slide the back cover release After about 30 seconds of inactivity, the LCD panel goes out. upward to open the back cover. Do not lo
10 11 TAKING PICTURES — Focus Lock FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY — Setting the Flash Mode If you want to position your main subject outside the center of the 1 2 frame, follow the procedure below (focus lock). Autofocus frame 1 2 Set the power switch to to flip up the flash. The camera will Press the / button to recharge the flash, and the flash select the flash mode. The will be ready to use. When there Position the autofocus frame on Reframe your subject while selected mode is displayed is insufficient li
12 13 FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY — Auto Flash FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY — Red-Eye Reduction Flash In this mode, the camera emits a series of pre-flashes before the main flash The flash automatically fires in the selected exposure mode when activates. This helps minimize the “red-eye” phenomenon (when a subject’s required (in the dark, with backlighting, or under fluorescent lighting). eyes are illuminated by the flash and appear red in a color photograph). If lights in the viewfinder when the shutter release but
14 15 1. Direct Mode Select Buttons EXPOSURE MODES — 1. Direct Mode Select Buttons Portrait To make it easier to take clear, properly illuminated Use this mode to take a head-and-shoulders picture with a blurred photographs under a variety of conditions, four background. exposure modes optimized for the most common shooting conditions are available. How to select the exposure mode Press the Direct Mode Select button that best suits the shooting conditions or desired effect. Stop Action Use this
16 17 1. Direct Mode Select Buttons 2. Exposure Mode Button Aperture Preferred Auto [A] Night Scene By selecting the aperture on your own, you can control the blurring of the Use this mode to shoot a night scene without artificially illuminating the background. The shutter speed is controlled automatically. subject. The shutter speed is set at as slow as 4- sec. Use a tripod to keep the camera steady. Select a smaller aperture (larger value) for a sharper background. In this mode, you can shoot
18 19 2. Exposure Mode Button EXPOSURE COMPENSATION [ ] Long Time [L.T.] In this mode, you can deliberately make your picture brighter or darker as This mode is ideal for capturing pictures of fireworks and other bright lights at desired. Exposure compensation is possible up or down to ±2 EV by 0.5 step. night. You can select the shutter speed from 1-sec. to 60-sec. The aperture is fixed at F8. To make a whitish subject whiter (+2 EV compensation) Use a tripod to keep the camera steady. To shoot
20 21 SPOT METERING [ ] This mode accurately measures a small area such as a person’s face to enable While keeping the exposure you to shoot a picture with the brightness precisely adjusted to the subject. 2 1 compensation button 1 pressed, use the shift lever 2 to select the exposure compensation value. The exposure Position the spot frame on the area compensation value is displayed on the where you want to measure the light. LCD panel only when the exposure When there is an extreme difference
22 23 SELFTIMER [ ]/ REMOTE CONTROL [ ](Optional) MACRO SHOOTING [ ] Close-up photography from 0.6 (2.0 ft) m to infinity is possible throughout the focal length. As you press the selftimer/ remote control/ macro button, the mode 1 2 changes as follows: No display macro remote control selftimer When in the Selftimer mode Press the macro button to Compose your shot using the display . zoom button. Secure the camera on a tripod or other support. Compose your shot in the viewfinder. Press the shut
24 25 CORRECTING THE DATE AND TIME * Quartzdate models only PRINTING THE DATE/TIME * Quartzdate models only First select the date/time mode you want to print. Be sure to correct the date and time after the batteries have been inserted or replaced. To set the “year” indicator: 1 Press the MODE button. As you press it, the mode will switch in the order shown below. 1 Keep the MODE button pressed until the “year” indicator starts blinking. Keep the mode you want to print displayed. 2 2 Press the SE
26 27 CARE AND STORAGE SPECIFICATIONS Type: Fully automatic 35 mm autofocus single-lens reflex camera with built- Do not leave the camera in any place exposed to excessive heat, in 28 mm ~ 120 mm zoom lens. humidity or direct sunlight — for example, in a car or on the beach. Film format: 35 mm standard DX-coded film (24 x 36 mm). Lens: Olympus lens (filter available, 52 mm filter diameter), 28 mm~ 120 Do not expose the camera to formalin or naphthalene. mm, F4.9 ~ 6.8, 15 elements in 10 grou
28 Remote control(Optional): Infrared remote control unit with 3-sec. delay. Flash: Built-in IVP (Intelligent Variable-Power) flash system with Super FP Activation. Manually flipped up. Recycling time — Approx. 0.2 ~ 4 sec. (at normal temperature). Flash working range — 0.6 m ~ 3.7 m (2.0 ~ 12.1ft) at wide angle and 0.9 m ~ 4.2 m (3.0 ~ 13.8ft) at telephoto with ISO 100 color negative film; 0.6 m ~ 7.4 m (2.0 ~ 24.3ft) at wide angle and 0.9 m ~ 8.4 m (3.0 ~ 27.5ft) at telephoto with ISO 400 col
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