Pentax ZX L user manual

User manual for the device Pentax ZX L

Device: Pentax ZX L
Size: 5,42 MB
Date of adding : 2013-09-15 15:29:39
Number of pages: 208
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Operating Manual
PENTAX Corporation 2-36-9, Maeno-cho, Itabashi-ku, Tokyo 174-8639, JAPAN
(http://www.pentax.co.jp/)
PENTAX Europe GmbH Julius-Vosseler-Strasse, 104, 22527 Hamburg,
(European Headquarters) 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. 12/14, rue Jean Poulmarch, 95106 Argenteuil Cedex,
SLR Digital Camera
FRANCE
PENTAX

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Thank you for purchasing the PENTAX L 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. Lenses you can use In general, lenses that can be used with this camera are DA, D FA and FA J lenses and lenses that have an Aperture s (Auto) position. To use any other lens or accessory, see p.37 and p.180. Regarding

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1 FOR SAFE USE OF YOUR CAMERA We have paid close attention to the safety of this product. When using this product, we request your special attention regarding items marked with the following symbols. This symbol indicates that violating this item could cause Warning serious personal injury. This symbol indicates that violating this item could cause Caution minor or medium personal injury, or material loss. ABOUT THE CAMERA Warning • Do not disassemble or modify the camera. High voltage area

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2 Caution • Do not short the batteries or dispose of the batteries in fire. Do not disassemble the batteries. The batteries could explode or catch fire. • Do not charge any batteries other than rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. The batteries could explode or catch fire. Of the batteries that can be used in this camera, only the Ni-MH batteries can be recharged. • Remove the batteries from the camera immediately if they become hot or begin to smoke. Be careful not to burn yourself during removal

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3 • Do not store the camera with preservatives and chemicals. Storage in high temperatures and high humidity can cause molding. Remove from case and store in a dry and well-ventilated location. • This camera is not waterproof, and should not be used in the rain or where the camera could get wet. • Do not subject the camera to strong vibrations, shocks, or pressure. Use a cushion to protect the camera from vibrations of motorcycles, automobiles, or ships. • The temperature range for camera u

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4 Contents FOR SAFE USE OF YOUR CAMERA..................................................1 ABOUT THE CAMERA.........................................................................1 PRECAUTIONS FOR BATTERY USAGE............................................2 Care to be Taken During Handling .......................................................2 Contents ...............................................................................................4 Composition of the Operating Manual ............

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5 Basic Operations 41 Basic Shooting Operation........................................................... 42 Holding the Camera............................................................................42 Letting the Camera Choose the Optimal Settings ..............................43 Selecting the Appropriate Capturing Mode for Scenes............ 47 Using the Zoom Lens .................................................................. 48 Using the Built-in Flash.................................

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6 Menu Reference 91 Using the Button Functions........................................................ 92 Capture Mode.....................................................................................92 Playback .............................................................................................94 Using the Menu ............................................................................ 96 How to Operate the Menu...................................................................96 [

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7 Distance and Aperture when Using the Built-in Flash ......................149 DA, D FA , FA J, FA and F Lens Compatibility with the Built-in Flash...............................................................................151 Using an External Flash (Optional)...................................................153 Settings During Playback.......................................................... 160 Changing Playback Display Method ................................................160 Display

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8 Appendix 173 Default Settings.......................................................................... 174 Functions Available with Various Lens Combinations .......... 178 Notes on [Using Aperture Ring] ............................................... 180 Cleaning the CCD....................................................................... 181 Optional Accessories ................................................................ 183 Error Messages ............................................

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9 Composition of the Operating Manual This operating manual contains the following chapters. 1 Before Using Your Camera 1 Explains camera characteristics, accessories and the names of various parts. 2 2 Getting Started 3 Explains your first steps from purchasing the camera to taking pictures. Be sure to read it and follow the instructions. 4 3 Basic Operations Explains the procedures for taking, playing back, and printing still pictures. Read it to learn all of the basic operations about capt

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10 Memo

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1 Before Using Your Camera Check the package contents and names of working parts before use. L Camera Characteristics .......................12 Checking the Contents of the Package ..............13 Names of Working Parts ......................................14

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Before Using Your Camera 12 L Camera Characteristics • Features a 23.5×15.7 mm CCD with 6.1 million effective pixels for high precision and a wide dynamic range. 1 • Uses CR-V3, AA lithium batteries, rechargeable AA Ni-MH batteries or AA alkaline batteries. • Features a large 2.5-inch LCD monitor with 210,000 pixels and a brightness adjusting function for high-precision viewing performance. • Concepts of Universal Design have been implemented to various parts of the camera. The large, high-r

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Before Using Your Camera Checking the Contents of the Package 13 The following accessories are packaged with your camera. Check that all accessories are included. 1 Hot shoe cover FK Eyecup FN ME Viewfinder cap (Installed on camera) (Installed on camera) Body mount cover USB cable Video cable (Installed on camera) I-USB17 I-VC28 Software (CD-ROM) Strap AA Alkaline batteries* S-SW34 O-ST10 (four) Operating Manual PENTAX PHOTO Browser 2.1/ PENTAX PHOTO Laboratory 2.1 (this manual) Operating Man

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Before Using Your Camera 14 Names of Working Parts Camera 1 Lens mount index Shutter release button Main switch Mirror AF coupler Focus mode lever Self-Timer lamp/ Remote control receiver Lens information Lens unlock button contacts e-dial L/Z button Four-way controller 3 button 4 button { button i button M button Battery cover Q button Tripod socket

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Before Using Your Camera 15 K button Built-in flash Hot shoe Mode dial mc button 1 Strap lug LCD panel Diopter Cable switch adjustment lever terminal Card cover Card cover USB/Video terminal unlock lever DC input terminal Card access Terminal cover lamp LCD monitor Viewfinder

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Before Using Your Camera 16 LCD Monitor Indications The following indicators appear on the LCD monitor depending on the status of the camera. 1 LCD monitor While Power is On or Operating Mode Dial Guides appear on the LCD monitor for three seconds when powered on or setting dial mode. Select [Off] for [Guide display] in [H Set-up] to not show indicators. (p.99) 1 Flash mode 1 23 4 5 6 (Active mode appears) (p.49) 2 Drive mode (p.102) 1600 1 1600 600 3 AE metering (p.130) 4 Focusing area (p.12

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Before Using Your Camera 17 Capture Mode Press the M button in capture mode to display the capture function settings on the LCD monitor for 15 seconds. Detailed Information 1 Detailed Info Detailed Info Detailed Info Detailed Info 14 AF A AF F 1 15 2 3 4 5 6 16 ISO ISO ISO 800 800 800 7 8 17 s sRGB sRGB RGB 40 40 40mm m mm m 11 18 9 10 06 0 06 6 // 25 2 25 5 // 2005 2 2005 005 12 1 12 2 : : 3 30 30 0 12 13 1 Focus mode (p.118) 10 Recorded pixels (p.109) 2 Shooting mode (p.104) 11 Color space (

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Before Using Your Camera 18 Playback The camera switches screen displays every time you press M button during playback. 1 You can change the information initially displayed by pressing the Q button. (p.160) Detailed Information 100-0001 1 100-0001 00-0001 23 4 1 6 AF A AF F 5 1/ 1 / 2 2000 2000 000 F F2 228 .. 8 + +115 .. 5EV E EV V 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 IISO ISO SO 800 8 800 00 17 18 19 sRGB sRGB sRGB 40 4 40 0mm mm mm 20 21 22 23 06 0 06 6 /// 25 25 25 // 2005 2 2005 005 12 1 12 2 : :


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