Pentax Optio A20 user manual

User manual for the device Pentax Optio A20

Device: Pentax Optio A20
Size: 9,03 MB
Date of adding : 2013-02-26 15:29:30
Number of pages: 199
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PENTAX Corporation 2-36-9, Maeno-cho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174-8639, JAPAN
(http://www.pentax.co.jp/)
PENTAX Europe GmbH (European Headquarters)
Julius-Vosseler-Strasse, 104, 22527 Hamburg, GERMANY
(HQ - http://www.pentaxeurope.com)
(Germany - http://www.pentax.de)
PENTAX U.K. Limited PENTAX House, Heron Drive, Langley, Slough, Berks
SL3 8PN, U.K.
(http://www.pentax.co.uk)
PENTAX France S.A.S. 112 Quai de Bezons, B.P. 204, 95106 Argenteuil Cedex, FRANCE
Digital Camera
(http://www.pentax.fr)
PENT

Summary of the content on the page No. 2

Thank you for buying the PENTAX Digital Camera. Please read this manual before using the camera in order to get the most out of all the features and functions. Keep this manual safe, as it can be a valuable tool in helping you to understand all the camera’s capabilities. Regarding copyrights Images taken using the PENTAX Digital Camera that are for anything other than personal enjoyment cannot be used without permission according to the rights as specified in the Copyright Act. Please take c

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For using your camera safely Sufficient attention has been paid to the safety of this product but please pay particular attention to the warnings indicated by the following symbols during use. These symbols indicate that it is possible that the user Warning may experience serious personal injury if the warnings are not heeded. These symbols indicate that it is possible that the user Caution may experience minor or medium personal injury, or material loss if the warnings are not heeded. Abo

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Caution • Never try to disassemble or short the battery. Also, do not dispose of the battery in fire, as it may explode. • Do not charge any batteries other than rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI8. The battery could explode or catch fire. • Do not place your finger on the flash when it is discharging as there is a risk of burns. • Do not discharge the flash while it is touching your clothing as there is a risk of discoloring. • If any of the battery leakage should come in contact with y

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• If lightning should be present during use of the battery charger or AC adapter, unplug the power cord and discontinue use. Continuing to use the product can cause damage to the equipment, fire or electrical shock. • Wipe off the plug of the power cord if it should become covered with dust. This can cause a fire. Caution • Do not place heavy objects on the AC plug cord, allow heavy objects to drop onto it or allow the AC plug cord to become damaged due to excessive bending. If the AC plug

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Care to be Taken During Handling • Take the Worldwide Service Network listing that is included in the package with you when traveling. This will be useful if you experience problems abroad. • When the camera has not been used for a long time, confirm that it is still working properly, particularly prior to taking important pictures (such as at a wedding or during travelling). Contents of a recording such as images and sounds cannot be guaranteed if recording, playback or data transfer from

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• If the camera is subjected to rapid temperature changes, condensation may form on the inside and outside of the camera. Therefore put the camera in a bag or plastic bag, and take the camera out when the difference in temperature has subsided. • Avoid contact with garbage, dirt, sand, dust, water, toxic gases, salt, etc. as this may cause damage to the camera. If rain or drops of water get onto the camera, please wipe dry. • Refer to “Precautions When Using an SD Memory Card” (p.22) regard

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Contents For using your camera safely .................................................................. 1 Care to be Taken During Handling.......................................................... 4 Contents of the Operating Manual .......................................................... 9 Checking the Contents of the Package ................................................. 10 Names of Parts...................................................................................... 11 Names of Ope

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Taking Pictures Automatically (Auto Picture Mode) .............................. 54 Using the Exposure Mode and Other Fuctions...................................... 56 Selecting the Picture Mode According to the Shooting Scene (Picture Mode)................................................................................... 60 Taking Pictures of People (Portrait Mode/Kids Mode)........................... 62 Taking Pictures of Dark Scenes (Night Scene Mode) ......................................

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Deleting All Images ............................................................................. 123 Deleting Selected Images and Sound Files (from Nine-Image Display) .............................................................. 124 Protecting Images, Movies and Sounds from Deletion (Protect)......... 126 Viewing Images on AV Equipment ......................................................... 128 Playing Back an Image Using the Remote Control Unit (optional)...... 129 Setting the Printing Se

Summary of the content on the page No. 11

Contents of the Operating Manual This operating manual contains the following chapters. 1 Getting Started ––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 1 This chapter explains what you need to do after purchasing the camera before you start taking pictures. Be sure to read it and follow the instructions. 2 Quick Start –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– 2 This chapter explains the simplest way to take pictures and play back images. Use it if you want to start taking pictures straightaway.

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Checking the Contents of the Package Camera Strap Software (CD-ROM) Optio A20 O-ST20 (∗) S-SW56 AV cable USB cable Rechargeable I-AVC7 (∗) I-USB17 (∗) lithium-ion battery D-LI8 (∗) Battery charger D-BC8 (∗) AC plug cord Operating Manual (this manual) D-CO2 Operating Manual (PC Connection Manual) Items marked with an asterisk (∗) are also available as optional accessories. For other optional accessories, refer to “Optional Accessories” (p.180). 10

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Names of Parts Front Shutter release button Power switch, Power indicator (green) Shake Reduction preview button Flash Microphone Remote control Self-timer receiver lamp/Auxiliary PC/AV AF light terminal cover PC/AV terminal Strap lug Lens DC input terminal DC input terminal cover Back Access lamp Battery/card cover LCD monitor Tripod socket Speaker 11

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Names of Operating Parts Shake Reduction preview button Power switch Zoom button Q Playback button Four-way controller OK/Display button Green/i button MENU button Four-way controller In this operating manual, the four-way controller is described as shown below. Four-way controller (2) g Four-way controller (5) OK q b Four-way controller (3) Four-way controller (4) Guide Indications A guide to available button operations appears on the LCD monitor during operation. The buttons are indicated a

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Getting Started Getting Started Attaching the Strap 1 Pass the narrow end of the strap through the strap lug and pass the other end through the loop. 13

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Getting Started Powering the Camera 1 1 3 2 Battery 1 2 Battery lock lever Installing the Battery Install the battery provided with the camera. 1 Open the battery/card cover. Slide the battery/card cover in the direction indicated by the arrow 1 2 and flip the cover open . 2 Insert the battery with the 2 symbol facing toward the LCD monitor while using the side of the battery to press the battery lock lever in the direction indicated by the arrow. 3 Close the battery/card cover. Removing the

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Getting Started 3 Charging indicator While charging: To power outlet Lights red 1 Charging finished: 2 Lights green Battery charger 1 AC plug cord Charging the Battery Use the battery charger to charge the battery before installing it in the camera for the first time or after a long period of non-use, or when the message [Battery depleted] appears. 1 Connect the AC plug cord to the battery charger D-BC8. 2 Plug the AC plug cord into the power outlet. 3 Place the battery in the charger so that

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

Getting Started • Approximate Operating Time (when the D-LI8 battery is fully charged) Number of recordable images: Approx. 150 (at 23°C with the LCD monitor on and the flash used for 50% of shots) 1 Playback time: Approx. 100 min. Movie recording time: Approx. 50 min. Sound recording time: Approx. 110 min. • The number of recordable images are based on CIPA standard measurement and may vary depending on capture mode and shooting conditions. • In general, battery performance temporarily dete

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Getting Started Adapter Shape plug Charging the Battery Abroad The battery charger supplied with the camera is designed to switch automatically to the voltage (100-240V) and frequency (50Hz, 60Hz) of 1 the electricity supply in the country or region where used. However, electrical socket shapes differ depending on the country or region. Before traveling abroad, you are advised to check the socket shape in your destination (see “Main Socket Types in the Major Countries and Regions of the Wo

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

Getting Started Main Socket Types in the Major Countries and Regions of the World AB BF C S 1 North America U.S.A., Canada Europe, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Ukraine, Austria, Former Soviet Netherlands, Kazakhstan, Greece, Sweden, Union Denmark, Germany, Norway, Hungary, Finland, France, Belarus, Belgium, Rumania, Russia U.K. Spain Switzerland, Poland, Portugal Asia Taiwan, Japan Sri Lanka, Maldives Nepal, Bangladesh, Mongolia Vietnam India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Macau Thailand Korea Phili


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