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Basic guide P. 2
Review the camera part names
and the basic steps for shooting
INSTRUCTION and playback.
Table of Contents P. 20
Before you start to use your new camera, please read the “Safety Precautions”
section in this manual.
We recommend that you take test shots to get accustomed to your camera before
taking important photographs.
The screen and camera illustrations show
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 2 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Camera Mode dial Built-in flash gP. 4 gP. 68 Control dial Hot shoe gP. 70 (j) gP. 19, 26 # (Flash) button Shutter button gP. 68 gP. 16, 31 F (Exposure
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 3 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Eyecup gP. 56 Diopter adjustment dial Viewfinder gP. 6 gP. 14 AEL/AFL button LCD monitor gP. 37, 49, 84 gP. 8, 9, 36 0 (Protect) q (Playback) button button gP. 74 gP. 81 u (Live view) S (Erase) button button gP. 82 gP. 36 MENU button Power switch gP. 29 gP. 14 INFO (Information Arrow pad display) button (acbd) gP. 28, 40, 74 gP. 29, 85 i button gP. 29 Tripod socket Battery com
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 4 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Mode dial The mode dial allows you to change the camera settings easily according to the subject. Easy shooting modes • Select according to the shooting scene. The camera sets the appropriate shooting conditions automatically. • When rotating the mode dial or turning off the power in the easy shooting modes, functions with changes made to their settings are restored to the factory default settings. Allows you to shoot usin
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 5 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Types of scene modes Icon Mode Icon Mode I 1PORTRAIT q 10 DIS MODE L 2 LANDSCAPE J 11 MACRO K 3 LANDSCAPE+PORTRAIT r 12 NATURE MACRO G 4 NIGHT SCENE & 13 CANDLE U 5 NIGHT+PORTRAIT * 14 SUNSET G 6 CHILDREN ( 15 FIREWORKS J 7 SPORT @ 16 DOCUMENTS H 8 HIGH KEY s 17 PANORAMA I 9 LOW KEY g 18 BEACH & SNOW Advanced shooting modes • For more advanced shooting and greater creative control, you
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 6 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Viewfinder AF target gP. 53 Aperture value gP. 43-46 Shutter speed AF confirmation mark gP. 43-46 gP. 16, 43 , 54 Flash gP. 66 (blinks: charging in progress, White balance lights up: charging completed) (Displayed when set to a setting other than auto white balance.) gP. 60 AE lock gP. 49 Exposure compensation Battery check value gP. 48 (ready for use) (charging required) Metering mode gP. 47 Shooting mode gP. 4 6 EN
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 7 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Super control panel The following screen allows the display and setting of shooting settings at the same time and is called the super control panel. Press the INFO button to display the super control panel on the LCD monitor. g“Using the super control panel” (P. 28) Shutter speed gP. 43-46 Flash charging gP. 68 Exposure compensation indicator gP. 48 Exposure level indicator gP. 45 Fl
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 8 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM LCD monitor (Live view) You can use the LCD monitor to view the subject while shooting. Press the u button to use live view. g“Using live view” (P. 36) Metering mode Aperture value gP. 43-46 gP. 47 Shutter speed Flash mode gP. 43-46 gP. 66 RC mode q gP. 71 Flash gP. 68 Super FP flash s gP. 71 (blinks: charging in progress, Auto bracket t gP. 49 lights up: charging AE lock u gP. 49 completed) Live view AF mode po gP. 37 Ex
Basic guide Names of parts and functions s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 9 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM LCD monitor (Playback) You can switch the monitor display using the INFO button. g“Information display” (P. 76) Record mode gP. 59 Focal length gP. 115 (The focal length is displayed in 1 mm units.) Battery check gP. 6 Shooting mode gP. 4 Card gP. 113 Aperture value gP. 43-46 Print reservation Number of prints Shutter speed gP. 91 gP. 43-46 Protect Exposure gP. 81 compensation gP. 48
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 10 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Unpack the box contents The following items are included with the camera. If anything is missing or damaged, contact the dealer from whom you purchased the camera. Camera Body cap Strap BLS-1 Lithium ion battery BCS-1 Lithium ion USB cable Video cable OLYMPUS Master 2 charger CD-ROM Instruction manual Warranty card Eyepiece cover Attaching the strap 1 2 3 Attach the other end of Lastly, pull the strap tight Thread the str
Basic guide Preparations for shooting 3 s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 11 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Preparing the battery BLS-1 Lithium ion battery 1 Charging the battery Charging indicator Red light: Charging in progress Green light: Charging completed 3 (Charging time: Approx. 3 hours 30 minutes) 1 BCS-1 Lithium ion charger 2 AC cable AC wall outlet 2 Loading the battery Direction indicating mark Battery compartment cover 1 2 Battery compartment lock 3 Close the battery compa
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 12 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Attaching a lens to the camera 1 Remove the body cap from the camera and the rear cap from the lens 2 1 2 1 Rear cap Body cap 2 Attach a lens to the camera • Align the lens attachment mark Lens attachment (red) on the camera with the mark (Red) alignment mark (red) on the lens, then insert the lens into Alignment mark (Red) the camera’s body (1). • Rotate the lens in the direction indicated by the arrow until you hear
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 13 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Loading the card CompactFlash/Microdrive xD-Picture Card Open the card cover. Open the card cover. Insert the card’s contact area into the slot as Insert the card until it is locked into place. far as it can go. Card access lamp Card cover xD-Picture Card slot CF card slot mark Never open the card cover while the card Removing the card access lamp is blinking. CompactFlash/Microdrive xD
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 14 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Power on 1 Set the camera’s power switch to ON. • To turn off the power, set the power switch to OFF. Power switch Mode dial Set the mode dial to AUTO. SSWF indicator LCD monitor INFO button AUTO When the camera is turned on, 2008. 08.16 AF the super control panel screen is displayed on the monitor. If the super control panel screen OFF does not appear, press the INFO arge button. Normal Super control panel Dust reduc
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 15 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Setting the date/time Date and time information is recorded on the card together with the images. The file name is also included with the date and time information. Be sure to set the correct date and time before using the camera. MENU button 1 Press the MENU button • The menu screen is displayed on the LCD monitor. Arrow pad acbd CARD SETUP CUSTOM RESET PICTURE MODE GRADATION NORM 5
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 16 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Shooting Viewfinder 1 Place the AF target on the subject while viewing Shutter button through the viewfinder Card access lamp 2 Adjust the focus Press the shutter button halfway. Viewfinder Super control panel Aperture value 250 F5.6 AUTO 2008. 08.16 AF Shutter speed OFF AF confirmation arge mark Normal AF target • The focus is locked when a beep tone is output. The AF confirmation mark and the AF target in focus light
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 17 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Holding the camera Keep your fingers and the strap away from the lens and flash. Horizontal grip Vertical grip It is possible to use the LCD monitor as a Taking a picture viewfinder and check the subject’s composition, while viewing the or shoot while viewing an enlarged display on monitor the LCD monitor. g“Using live view” (P. 36) 1 Press the u (live view) button to switch Shutt
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 18 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Playback/Erasing Pressing the q button displays the last picture Playing back taken. images Displays the frame that is stored 10 q button frames back Displays the Displays the previous frame next frame Arrow pad Displays the frame that is stored 10 frames ahead Each time you turn the control dial towards U, the Close-up image is incrementally enlarged from 2× to 14×. playback Control dial Play back the image you want
Basic guide Preparations for shooting s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 19 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Indications used in this manual The operation button icons on the body of the camera are used to indicate the operation buttons in this manual. See “Names of parts and functions” (gP. 2). In this manual, j indicates the control dial. The following symbols are used throughout this manual. Important information on factors which may lead to a x Notes malfunction or operational problems.
s0016_e_00_0_unified.book Page 20 Monday, February 18, 2008 2:43 PM Table of Contents Basic guide 2 Identifies the camera part names and describes the basic steps for shooting and playback. Names of parts and functions........................................................................................2 Camera .........................................................................................................2 Mode dial.................................................................
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