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Checking the contents of the box or Digital camera Strap Lithium Ion Battery USB-AC adapter USB cable OLYMPUS Setup (LI-50B) (F-2AC) (CB-USB7) CD-ROM Other accessories not shown: Warranty card Contents may vary depending on purchase location. Names of Names of P Pa ar rt ts s 1 Strap eyelet 5 2 Connector cover 6 3 HDMI mini connector 7 4 Multi-connector 1 5 Microphone 6 Flash 8 7 Self-timer lamp/AF illuminator 2 8 Lens 9 Battery/card compartment lock 10 Tripod socket 11 Battery/card cover 9 3 4
1 Flash switch 4 2 Indicator lamp 5 3 Speaker 4 Zoom lever 1 5 Shutter button 6 n button 2 6 7 Monitor 7 8 R button (shooting movies) 9 q button (switching between 8 shooting and playback) 3 10 Arrow pad 9 INFO 10 (changing information display) 11 # (ﬂ ash) Y (self-timer)/ 12 (erase) 11 A button (OK) 12 button Arrow pad A Attaching the camera strap ttaching the camera strap F (up) H (left) I (right) Pull the strap tight so that it does not come loose. G (down) FGHI instruct to pres
Inserting and removing the Insert the battery as illustrated with the B mark toward the battery lock knob. battery and card (commercially Damage to the battery exterior (scratches, etc.) available) may produce heat or an explosion. Slide the battery lock knob in the direction of the arrow to unlock, and then remove the battery. Follow Steps 1 and 2 to open 1 the battery/card cover. Insert the card straight until it 3 clicks into place. 12 1 Write-protect switch Battery/card cover Batt
Connecting the camera Connecting the camera Follow Steps 1 and 2 to close 4 the battery/card cover. 1 Indicator lamp 12 On: Charging Off: Charged When using the camera, be sure to close and lock the battery/card cover. Connector cover Charging the battery Multi-connector Connect the USB cable and USB-AC adapter to the camera and charge the battery. For charging the battery abroad, see “Using your charger and USB-AC adapter abroad” (p. 62). ● The battery is not fully charged at shipment.
When to charge the batteries When to charge the batteries ● If the indicator lamp does not light, check the USB Charge the battery when the error message shown cable and USB-AC adapter connections. below appears. ● The battery can be charged while the camera is connected to the computer via USB. The charging Error message time varies depending on the performance of the computer. (There may be cases in which it takes approx. 10 hours.) Battery Empty Flashes in red Never use any cable other
Turning on the camera and Press I of the arrow pad to save 3 the setting for [Y]. making the initial settings X Back MENU When you turn on the camera for the ﬁ rst time, a screen appears enabling to set the language for the Y M D Time menus and messages displayed in the monitor, and 2013. . : Y/M/D the date and time. -- -- -- -- To change the selected date and time, see “Setting the date and time d [X]” (p. 41). Press the n button to turn 1 on the camera, press FGHI As in Steps 2 and
Learning how to use the camera ● Press the n button to turn on the camera and enter the standby mode. (Press the n button again to turn off the camera.) ● Select the shooting mode, and press the shutter button to shoot a still image. ● To shoot a movie, press the R button. ● Set the shooting functions using the function menu or the setup menu. ● To view images, press the q button to switch to playback mode. ● To return to standby mode, press the q button again, or press the shutter butt
Shooting still images Press the shutter button halfway 4 down to focus. AF target mark Press the n button to turn 1 on the camera. P P Select the shooting mode. (p. 13) 2 Hold the camera and compose the 3 Press shot. halfway 1/400 1/400 F3.0 F3.0 Shutter Aperture speed value ● The camera was unable to focus if the AF target mark ﬂ ashes red. Try focusing again. To take the picture, gently press 5 the shutter button all the way When holding the camera, take care not to cover dow
Using the z oom Using the ﬂ ash Turning the zoom lever adjusts the shooting range. The ﬂ ash functions can be selected to best match the shooting conditions. W side T side Slide the ﬂ ash switch to raise the 1 ﬂ ash. Image size Zoom bar 16M Optical zoom T To o turn off the turn off the ﬂﬂ ash ash Press the ﬂ ash down back into the camera. Other Press I. 2 *1 Flash Auto P P *1 Due to increased processing of the pixel counts, the image quality will not degrade. The 0.0 0.0 magniﬁ cation r
Using the self-timer Use HI to select the setting 3 option, and press the Q button to After the shutter button is pressed all the way down, set. the picture is taken after a short delay. Option Description Press G. 1 The ﬂ ash ﬁ res automatically in Y Flash Auto Off P P low-light or backlight conditions. 12 12 2 2 Pre-ﬂ ashes are emitted to reduce 0.0 0.0 Redeye the occurrence of red eye in your WB WB AUT AUTO O ISO ISO AUT AUTO O photos. 16M The ﬂ ash ﬁ res regardless of the Fill In 4:
Shooting screen displays No. Name Normal Detailed No info. 1 1 Shooting mode RR – P P 2 Flash – RR 2 22 3 Self-timer RRR 3 0.0 0.0 4 4 Exposure WB WB 21 RR – AUT AUTO O 5 compensation ISO ISO AUT AUTO O 6 5 White balance RR – 7 16M 6 ISO sensitivity 8 RR – 4:3 Date 9 44 NORM zz 0:00:34 0:00:34 20 7 Drive RR – 10 8 Image size 191817161514 13 12 11 RR – (still images) 9 Aspect – 1/100 1/100 F3.0 F3.0 RR 10 Recording with soundRR – 25 24 23 11 Image size (movies) RR – When the shutter button is p
Press H of the arrow pad on Selecting the shooting mode 1 standby mode screen ﬁ rst, and The default settings of the function are press HI to select shooting highlighted in . mode. To select the Q, and P submodes, Shooting mode Submode display submodes by using G ﬁ rst. Then use P (P mode) – HI to select the desired submode and press the A button. M (M mode) – Scene Mode Q Recommended/Set 1/Set 2/ (Q mode) Set 3 a – 16M (Super Macro mode) 4:3 B Portrait/F Landscape/ G Night Scene/
To save the image, select [OK] on Learning about the shooting 2 the review screen and press the modes Q button. To retouch the image additionally, select [Beauty Fix]. P (P mode) The camera will select the appropriate aperture value and shutter speed for the subject. Changes can also be made OK Beauty Fix to various shooting settings, such as Back MENU exposure compensation, as needed. Beauty Fix Beauty Fix M (M mode) 1 Use FGHI to select a retouching item, and press the Q button. The c
a (Super Macro mode) p (Panorama mode) This enables shooting as close as 3 cm You can shoot and combine multiple (1 in.) to the subject. The zoom position images to create an image with a wide is locked. angle of view (panoramic image). 1 Use FGHI to specify at which edge the next picture is to be connected, and then press the A ( ) mode button. You can shoot with the best mode for the subject and shooting scene. Direction for combining frames The best shooting settings for variou
Viewing images Index view and close-up view Index view enables quick selection of a desired Press the q button. 1 image. Close-up view (up to 10× magniﬁ cation) allows checking of image details. Number of frames/ Total number of images Turn the zoom lever. 1 4/30 4/30 ’13/02/26 ’13/02/26 1 12:30 2:30 Single-image view Close-up view Playback image 4/30 4/30 4/30 4/30 W ● Pictures taken using Q mode are displayed as a group. Turn the zoom lever to the T side to play back the image in the gr
T To o select an image in index view select an image in index view Use FGHI to select an image, and press the A button to display the selected image in single-image view. T To o scroll an image in close-up view scroll an image in close-up view Use FGHI to move the viewing area. Playing back grouped images If the pictures are taken using Q, the images taken are displayed as a group during playback. Several operations are available for the grouped images; such as expanding to view or erase
Playback mode display No. Name Normal Detailed No info. ● Normal 1 Battery check – R – 2345 6 7 8 2 Eye-Fi transfer RR – 10 10 4/30 4/30 data 3 Protect – RR 4 Adding sound RR – 5 Upload order RR – 6 Print reservation/ RR – ’13/02/26 ’13/02/26 12:30 12:30 number of prints 20 19 7 Current memory RR – Still image 8 Frame number/ total number of RR – images ● Detailed 9 Compression – R – 10 Shutter speed – R – 12345 6 7 8 9 10 11 1213 11 Shooting mode – R – 10 10 4/30 4/30 12 ISO sensitivity – R –
Erasing images during playback Display the image you want to 1 erase and press G ( ). Erase Back MENU 4/30 4/30 Erase Cancel 100-0004 100-0004 Press FG to select [Erase], and 2 press the A button. ● Grouped images are erased as a group. ● Multiple images or all images can be erased at a time (p. 35). EN 19
Shooting movies Playing back movies Select a movie, and press the A button. Press the R button to start 1 4/30 4/30 recording. 0:12 0:12//0 0:34 :34 OK Movie Play Movie Play ’13/02/26 ’13/02/261 12:30 2:30 Movie During playback REC REC 0:00 0:00 0:00:34 0:00:34 Press the A button to pause Pausing and playback. During pause, fast restarting forward or reverse, press the A Lights up red when 0:00:34 0:00:34 REC REC 0:00 0:00 playback button to restart playback. recording Recording time Pres
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