Pentax Optio S12 user manual

User manual for the device Pentax Optio S12

Device: Pentax Optio S12
Size: 6,46 MB
Date of adding : 2013-02-26 15:29:30
Number of pages: 216
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Digital Camera
Operating Manual
To ensure the best performance from your
camera, please read the Operating Manual
before using the camera.

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Thank you for purchasing this 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 t

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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 injuries if the warnings are not heeded. These symbols indicate that it is possible that the user Caution may experience minor or medium personal injuries, or material losses if the warnings are not heeded. A

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Caution • Do not attempt to disassemble, short, or place batteries in a fire or other high temperature location (above 60°C/140°F). Doing so may cause overheating, fire or explosion. • Do not charge any batteries other than rechargeable lithium-ion battery D-LI68. 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 discolorin

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Service Center. Continuing to use the product can cause a fire or electrical shock. • If water should happen to get inside the product, consult a PENTAX Service Center. Continuing to use the product can cause a fire or electrical shock. • If thunderstorm 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 i

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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.24) regard

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Contents Using your camera safely........................................................................ 1 Care to be Taken During Handling.......................................................... 4 Contents of the Operating Manual .......................................................... 9 Quick Lessons in Mastering the Camera............................................... 10 Checking the Contents of the Package ................................................. 12 Names of Parts.............

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Taking Pictures in the Basic Mode (Green Mode)................................. 62 Taking Pictures Automatically (Auto Picture Mode) .............................. 64 Setting the Functions (Program Mode).................................................. 66 Selecting the Picture Mode According to the Shooting Scene (Picture Mode)................................................................................... 67 Taking Pictures of Dark Scenes (Night Scene Mode) ........................... 77 R

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Deleting a Single Image, Movie or Sound ........................................... 139 Deleting All Images ............................................................................. 141 Deleting Selected Images and Sound Files (from Nine-Image Display) .............................................................. 142 Protecting Images, Movies and Sounds from Deletion (Protect)......... 144 Viewing Images on AV Equipment ......................................................... 146 Playing

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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 –––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––––– This chapter explains the simplest way to take pictures and play back images. Use it if 2 you want to start taking pictures straightaway.

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Quick Lessons in Mastering the Camera If you wish to master the camera soon after purchasing the .... Go through all the basic operations from preparation, photo-taking and reviewing as shown below. (For the operating instructions, see the pages in parenthesis.) Check the package. (p.12) Prepare the camera. Attach the strap. (p.15) Power the camera. Charge (p.17) and install the battery. (p.16) Install the SD Memory Card. (p.23) Make the initial settings. (p.28-31) Mastering the shutter rel

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Let’s use the menus. Set menu items. (p.44-45) Select the recorded pixels and quality level for still pictures. (p.96-98) Just by selecting icons, you can activate desired modes for image capture or editing. Let’s use the Mode Palettes. Select icons on the Mode Palettes. (p.49-54) Let’s select a mode for capturing images. Auto Picture Mode (p.64) Picture modes (p.67-76) For availability of functions for each Let’s use shooting functions. Capture Mode, see Self-timer (p.83) p.196. Zoom (p

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Checking the Contents of the Package Camera Strap Software (CD-ROM) Optio S12 O-ST20 ( ∗) S-SW80 AV cable USB cable Rechargeable I-AVC7 ( ∗) I-USB7 ( ∗) lithium-ion battery D-LI68 ( ∗) Battery charger AC plug cord Operating Manual D-BC68 ( ∗) (this manual) Operating Manual Quick Guide (PC Connection Manual) Items marked with an asterisk ( ∗) are also available as optional accessories. The Battery charger D-BC68 and the AC plug cord are not sold separately. They are

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Names of Parts Front Shutter release button Power switch, Power indicator (green) Flash button Strap lug Remote control Battery/Card/ receiver Terminal cover Microphone Lens DC input terminal PC/AV terminal Self-timer lamp/Auxiliary AF light Back Access lamp Speaker Display Tripod socket 13

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Names of Operating Parts button Power switch Zoom button Q 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) MODE Four-way controller (4) Button operation guide The button operation guide appears at the bottom of the display during operation. The buttons are indicated as shown below. Four-way c

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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. 15

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Getting Started Powering the Camera 1 3 Battery 1 2 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 1 . The cover will automatically 2 open in the direction when you release your fingers from the cover. 2 Insert the battery with the 2 symbol facing toward the display while using the side of the battery to press the battery lock lever in the direction indicated by the arro

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Getting Started Charging indicator 3 While charging: Lights green Charging finished: Turns off To power outlet 1 2 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. Note: AC plug cord “Listed, Type SPT-2 or NISPT-2, 18/2 flexible cord, rated 125 V, 7A, minimum 6ft (1.8m)” 1 Connect the AC plug cord to the batt

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

Getting Started • Do not use the battery charger D-BC68 to charge batteries other than D-LI68 rechargeable lithium-ion battery, as the charger may overheat or be damaged. • If the battery is inserted correctly but the charging indicator fails to 1 light, the battery may be faulty. Replace it with a new battery. • Storing the battery fully charged may decrease the battery performance. Avoid storing in high temperatures. If the battery is left inserted and the camera is not used for a long ti


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