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Camera User Guide

• Before use, be sure to read this guide, including the safety precautions. • This guide will familiarize you with how to use the camera correctly. • Keep the guide handy for future reference.

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Package Contents
Before use, make sure the following items are included in the package. If anything is missing, contact your camera dealer.
A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300

Camera A3400 IS

Battery Pack NB-11L (with terminal cover) A1300

Battery Charger CB-2LD/CB-2LDE A810

Stylus

AA Alkaline Batteries (x2)

Interface Cable IFC-400PCU

Getting Started

DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk

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Wrist Strap WS-800

Warranty Card

• A memory card is not included (p. 3).

PDF Manuals
For information about the included software, refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide, in PDF format (p. 30). • Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals.

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Compatible Memory Cards
The following memory cards (sold separately) can be used, regardless of capacity. • SD memory cards* • SDHC memory cards* • SDXC memory cards* * Conforms to SD specifications. However, not all memory cards have been verified to
work with the camera. • Always confirm beforehand that memory cards are supported on other devices such as card readers and computers (including the current version of your operating system).

Preliminary Notes and Legal Information
• Take and review some test shots initially to make sure the images were recorded correctly. Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded in a way that is machine readable. • Images recorded by the camera are intended for personal use. Refrain from unauthorized recording that infringes on copyright law, and note that even for personal use, photography may contravene copyright or other legal rights at some performances or exhibitions, or in some commercial settings. • The camera warranty is valid only in the area of purchase. In case of camera problems while abroad, return to the area of purchase before contacting a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Although the LCD monitor is produced under extremely high-precision manufacturing conditions and more than 99.99% of the pixels meet design specifications, in rare cases some pixels may be defective or may appear as red or black dots. This does not indicate camera damage or affect recorded images. • The LCD monitor may be covered with a thin plastic film for protection against scratches during shipment. If covered, remove the film before using the camera. • When the camera is used over an extended period, it may become warm. This does not indicate damage.

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/SET button h (Flash) / Right button l (Display) / Down button 4 .Part Names and Conventions in This Guide A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Speaker Zoom lever Shooting: i (telephoto) / j (wide angle) Playback: k (magnify) / g (index) Lens Shutter button Lamp C Screen (LCD monitor) AV OUT (Audio/video output) / DIGITAL terminal Movie button (Help) button A (Auto) / a (Single image erase) / Up button Y P O A4000 IS A3400 IS Power button Microphone Flash Tripod socket Memory card/battery cover DC coupler cable port Strap mount A2400 IS A2300 e (Macro) / Left button Indicator n button 1 (Playback) button FUNC.

/SET button h (Flash) / Right button l (Display) / Down button n button 5 .Part Names and Conventions in This Guide A1300 A810 Zoom lever Shooting: i (telephoto) / j (wide angle) Playback: k (magnify) / g (index) Lamp Microphone Lens Shutter button A1300 C Y P O A810 Power button Flash Tripod socket Memory card/battery cover DC coupler cable port Strap mount AV OUT (Audio/video output) / DIGITAL terminal Screen (LCD monitor) Speaker A1300 Viewfinder Indicator Movie button A (Auto) / a (Single image erase) / Up button e (Macro) / Left button 1 (Playback) button (Help) button FUNC.

Part Names and Conventions in This Guide

• In this guide, icons are used to represent the corresponding camera buttons on which they appear, or which they resemble. • The following buttons on the rear of the camera are represented by icons. o Up button q Left button r Right button p Down button m FUNC./SET button • On-screen text is indicated in brackets. • : Important information you should know • : Notes and tips for expert camera use • (p. xx): Pages with related information (in this example, “xx” represents a page number) • Instructions in this guide apply to the camera under default settings. • For convenience, all supported memory cards are simply referred to as “the memory card”. • The tabs shown above titles indicate whether the function is used for still images, movies, or both. Still Images : Indicates that the function is used when shooting or viewing still images. Movies : Indicates that the function is used when shooting or viewing movies. • The following icons are used to indicate functions that differ depending on the camera model: A4000 IS Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A4000 IS only A3400 IS Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A3400 IS only A2400 IS Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A2400 IS only A2300 Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A2300 only A1300 Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A1300 only A810 Functions and precautions for the PowerShot A810 only • This guide uses PowerShot A4000 IS illustrations and screenshots for all explanations.

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Contents
Package Contents............................. 2 Compatible Memory Cards ............... 3 Preliminary Notes and Legal Information...................................... 3 Part Names and Conventions in This Guide .............................................. 4 Contents............................................ 7 Contents: Basic Operations .............. 9 Safety Precautions.......................... 11 Touch-Screen Operations............... 15 Initial Preparations .......................... 16 Trying the Camera Out ................... 24 Included Software, PDF Manuals ... 30 Accessories..................................... 36

3 Other Shooting Modes ....67
Specific Scenes............................... 68 Applying Special Effects.................. 72 Special Modes for Other Purposes ....................................... 79 Shooting iFrame Movies.................. 82

4 G mode .............................83
Shooting in Program AE Mode (G Mode) ............................................ 84 Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) ............ 84 Color and Continuous Shooting ...... 89 Shooting Range and Focusing ........ 92 Flash.............................................. 100 Other Settings ............................... 102

1 Camera Basics .................39

On/Off ............................................. 40 Shutter Button ................................. 41 Optical Viewfinder ........................... 42 Shooting Display Options................ 43 FUNC. Menu ................................... 44 n ............................................. 45 Indicator Display ............................. 46

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5 Playback Mode ...............107

2 Auto Mode ........................47
Shooting in Smart Auto Mode ......... 48 Common, Convenient Features ...... 56 Image Customization Features ....... 62 Helpful Shooting Features .............. 65 Customizing Camera Operation...... 66

Viewing.......................................... 108 Browsing and Filtering Images ...... 111 Image Viewing Options ................. 113 Protecting Images ......................... 115 Erasing Images ............................. 116 Rotating Images ............................ 117 Editing Still Images........................ 118

6 Setting Menu ..................123
Adjusting Basic Camera Functions..................................... 124

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7 Accessories ....................133
Tips on Using Included Accessories .................................134 Optional Accessories .....................134 Using Optional Accessories...........137 Printing Images..............................142

8 Appendix.........................155
Troubleshooting .............................156 On-Screen Messages ....................160 On-Screen Information ..................162 Functions and Menu Tables ..........166 Handling Precautions.....................175 Index ..............................................176

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............ 78) z Where sound and flash are not allowed (Discreet Mode).. 93 z Without using the flash (Flash Off) .......... 77) Monochrome (p.............. 79 z Add the shooting date and time (Date Stamp) . 69) Applying special effects Vivid Colors (p.....................Contents: Basic Operations 4 Shoot z Use camera-determined settings (Auto Mode)........................ 70 z Focus on faces .. 61 9 .............. 68) I Against Snow (p........................ 57............. 69) P Matching specific scenes Low Light (p............ 69) t Toy Camera Effect (p. 72) C Y P O Fireworks (p............................................... 72) Poster Effect (p......... 68....... 60 z With myself in the shot (Self-Timer) .......... 48...................... 69 z While adjusting image settings (Live View Control)... 48 Shooting people well Portraits (p........

...... 33 C Y P O 10 ...... 116 E Shoot/View Movies z Shoot movies .........................................................................................Contents: Basic Operations 1 View z View images (Playback Mode) .................. 137 z On a computer ........................................................................ 142 Save z Save images to a computer ....................................................................................................................................................... 108 z Automatic playback (Slideshow)........... 108 c Print z Print pictures...................................................................... 30 z Browse through images quickly ........................................................................... 112 z Erase images........................................ 53............... 82 z View movies......................... 111..................... 114 z On a TV ...............................................................................

sea water) or other liquids. remain at least one meter (39 inches) away from infants when using the flash. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 If liquids or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior. benzine. unplug it from the outlet and consult your camera distributor or a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. • Do not use organic solvents such as alcohol. • Do not allow liquids or foreign objects to enter the camera. Warning Denotes the possibility of serious injury or death. do not touch the interior of the product if it has been dropped or otherwise damaged. or otherwise behaves abnormally. immediately turn the camera off and remove the battery. Do not attempt to disassemble. Always ensure that the product is used correctly. please ensure that you read the safety precautions described below.g. 11 . or damage to the equipment. This could damage your eyesight. If the battery charger becomes wet. immediately turn the camera off and remove the batteries. • • • • Use only recommended power sources. A1300 A810 If liquids or foreign objects come into contact with the camera interior. or thinner to clean the product. a strange smell. • Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to people’s eyes. In particular. Exposure to the intense light produced by the flash could damage eyesight. • Stop using the product immediately if it emits smoke. • Be sure to also check the guides included with any separately sold accessories you use. Avoid dropping or subjecting the product to severe impacts. • The safety precautions noted on the following pages are intended to prevent injuries to yourself and other persons. To avoid the risk of injury.Safety Precautions • Before using the product. Strap: Putting the strap around a child’s neck could result in asphyxiation. alter or apply heat to the product. • Do not let the product come into contact with water (e. • Store this equipment out of the reach of children and infants. This could result in electrical shock or fire. C Y P O A1300 • Do not look through the viewfinder at bright light sources (such as the sun on a clear day).

or not fully plugged into the outlet. resulting in electrical shock or fire. such as inside airplanes and medical facilities. It is possible to suffer hearing loss from listening with headphones to the loud sounds of a CD-ROM played on an audio CD player (music player). This could cause injury and damage the surroundings. and the surrounding area. In the event that a battery leaks and the battery electrolyte contacts eyes. this could damage the speakers. The batteries may explode or leak. This could lead to injury or damage the camera. immediately flush with water. • Be careful not to bump or push strongly on the lens. • Do not allow dirt or metal objects (such as pins or keys) to contact the terminals or plug. • Do not place the battery near or in direct flame. • When using the flash. skin or clothing. wipe away any dust and dirt that has collected on the plug. • Do not handle the power cord with wet hands. be careful not to bang it. If the screen cracks. • Turn the camera off in places where camera use is prohibited. resulting in electrical shock or fire. In the event that batteries leak and the battery electrolyte contacts eyes. Do not use if the power cord or plug are damaged. C Y P O Caution Denotes the possibility of injury. mouth. Additionally. A1300 A810 • Use only the recommended batteries. the exterior of the power outlet. 12 . and using a dry cloth. skin or clothing. or let it get caught on other objects. injury may result from the broken fragments. • Do not place the batteries near or in direct flame. be careful not to cover it with your fingers or clothing. • Do not play the supplied CD-ROM(s) in any CD player that does not support data CD-ROMs.Safety Precautions A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Use only the recommended battery. • Do not use the equipment in a manner that exceeds the rated capacity of the electrical outlet or wiring accessories. • Be careful not to subject the screen to strong impacts. • When holding the camera by the strap. This could result in burns or damage to the flash. immediately flush with water. The battery may explode or leak. • Unplug the power cord periodically. mouth. The electromagnetic waves emitted by the camera may interfere with the operation of electronic instruments and other devices. Exercise adequate caution when using the camera in places where use of electronic devices is restricted. This could cause injury and damage the surroundings. subject it to strong impacts or shocks.

A1300 A810 These could cause leakage. fire. • When using the camera on a beach or at a windy location. small amounts of smoke may be emitted from the flash. cover the terminals with tape or other insulators. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Before you discard the battery. placing or storing the product in the following places: . damage caused by leakage may occur. A1300 A810 • Before you discard the batteries. cover the terminals with tape or other insulators. dust or other foreign matter from the flash to prevent heat build-up and damage to the unit. overheating or an explosion of the batteries. overheating or an explosion of the battery. C Y P O 13 . burns or other injuries. Caution Denotes the possibility of damage to the equipment. This is due to the high intensity of the flash burning dust and foreign materials stuck to the front of the unit. • In regular use.Places subject to strong sunlight . A1300 A810 • Remove and store the batteries when you are not using the camera.Humid or dusty areas A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 These could cause leakage. burns or other injuries.Places subject to temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F) . resulting in electrical shock. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Remove and store the battery when you are not using the camera. damage caused by leakage may occur. be careful not to allow dust or sand to enter the camera. resulting in electrical shock.Safety Precautions • Avoid using. Doing so may damage the image sensor. High temperatures may cause deformation of the camera or battery charger casing. Please use a cotton swab to remove dirt. If the battery is left inside the camera. If the batteries are left inside the camera. This may cause the product to malfunction. Contacting other metal materials may lead to fire or explosions. • Do not aim the camera at bright light sources (such as the sun on a clear day). fire.

• Do not sit down with the camera in your pocket. This may cause the product to malfunction. • Do not insert the batteries with the + and – terminals reversed. Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen. • Do not place anything.Safety Precautions A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Unplug the battery charger from the power outlet after charging is complete. C Y P O 14 . ensure that hard objects do not come into contact with the screen. • When putting the camera in your bag. on top of the battery charger while it is charging. such as cloth. A1300 A810 • Do not charge batteries of different types at the same time. • Do not attach any hard objects to the camera. Doing so may cause malfunctions or damage the screen. resulting in fire. Leaving the unit plugged in for a long period of time may cause it to overheat and distort. Pets biting the battery could cause leakage. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Do not place the battery near pets. or use older batteries together with newer batteries. or when you are not using it. overheating or explosion. resulting in fire or damage.

• Gestures may not be detected as easily if you apply a screen protector. configure camera functions. Touch Touch the screen briefly with your finger. To correct any discrepancy between the position you touch and the position detected. Do not use pencils. and so on. among other operations. 15 . z This gesture is used to shoot. 2). z This gesture is used in Playback mode to switch to the next image. because the screen works by detecting finger pressure. calibrate the screen (p. or sharp objects other than the included stylus to operate the touchscreen. pens. 130). z The stylus can be attached to the strap as shown. use the included stylus (p.A3400 IS Touch-Screen Operations The camera’s touch-screen panel enables intuitive operation simply by touching or tapping the screen. or to change the magnified image area. Using the Stylus C Y P O z If you have difficulty operating the camera by touch. Drag Touch the screen and move your finger across it.

A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Charging the Battery C Y P O Before use. Be sure to charge the battery initially. Do not rest your fingers on the flash. keep your arms close to your body and hold the camera securely to prevent it from moving. and then pull the other end of the strap through the loop on the threaded end ( ). z When shooting. Remove the cover. Insert the battery. Attaching the Strap Attach the strap. z Thread the end of the strap through the strap hole ( ). insert the battery by pushing it in ( ) and down ( ). 16 . Holding the Camera z Place the strap around your wrist. z After aligning the o marks on the battery and charger. charge the battery with the included charger. because the camera is not sold with the battery charged.Initial Preparations Prepare for shooting as follows.

• For battery chargers that use a power cord. then plug the other end into a power outlet. remove the battery by pushing it in ( ) and up ( ). z For CB-2LD: Flip out the plug ( CB-2LD CB-2LDE ) and plug the charger into a power outlet ( ). X When the charging is finished. 17 . • To protect the battery and keep it in optimal condition. do not attach the charger or cord to other objects. z After unplugging the battery charger. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. Open the cover. do not charge it continuously for more than 24 hours. z Slide the cover ( ) and open it ( ). C Y P O • For details on charging time and the number of shots and recording time possible with a fully charged battery. the lamp turns green. X The charging lamp turns orange and charging begins. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Inserting the Battery Insert the included battery.Initial Preparations Charge the battery. z For CB-2LDE: Plug the power cord into the charger. Doing so could result in malfunction or damage to the product. Remove the battery.

Always confirm that the battery is facing the right way and locks when inserted.Initial Preparations Insert the battery. z Lower the cover ( ) and hold it down as you slide it until it clicks into the closed position ( ). z If you insert the battery facing the wrong way. Removing the Battery z Open the cover and press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow. X The battery will pop up. it cannot be locked into the correct position. z While pressing the battery lock in the direction of the arrow. Terminals Battery Lock Close the cover. insert the battery facing as shown and push it in until it clicks into the locked position. C Y P O 18 .

19 . Insert the batteries. C Compatible Batteries Close the cover. z Insert the batteries as shown. z Slide the cover ( ) and open it ( ). ) and hold it down as you slide it until it clicks into the closed position ( ). p. use of specified batteries only is recommended. • Due to the inconsistent performance of other batteries. especially in cold weather. • NiMH batteries last longer in cameras than alkaline batteries do.Initial Preparations A1300 A810 Inserting the Batteries Insert the included batteries. Open the cover. 135). z Lower the cover ( Y P O Use AA alkaline batteries or Canon AA NiMH batteries (sold separately.

Note that before using a new memory card (or a memory card formatted in another device). you should format the memory card with this camera (p. 126). 20 . Check the card’s write-protect tab. Insert the memory card. and then slowly release the memory card. Open the cover. Inserting memory cards facing the wrong way may damage the camera. z Insert the memory card facing as shown until it clicks into the locked position.Initial Preparations Inserting the Memory Card Insert a memory card (sold separately). Slide the tab up until it clicks into the unlocked position. Y P O Close the cover. z Make sure the memory card is facing the right Label C way when you insert it. Removing the Memory Card z Open the cover and push the memory card in until it clicks. z Recording is not possible on memory cards with a write-protect tab when the tab is in the locked (downward) position. X The memory card will pop up.

X The [Date/Time] screen is displayed. z Press the power button. C Y P O • Unless you set the date and time.Initial Preparations Setting the Date and Time A screen for setting the date and time is displayed the first time you turn the camera on. Specify the correct information. • To set daylight saving time (1 hour ahead). in step 2 and then 21 . z When finished. Set the date and time. choose choose by pressing the op buttons. z To turn off the camera. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. press the m button. Be sure to specify the date and time. press the power button. the [Date/Time] screen will be displayed each time you turn the camera on. Turn the camera on. which is the basis for dates and times added to your images. z Press the op buttons to specify the date and time.

• Once the date/time battery is depleted. 134).Initial Preparations Changing the Date and Time Adjust the date and time as follows. Follow the steps on p. and then press the m button. z Press the op buttons to choose [Date/ Time]. the [Date/Time] screen will be displayed when you turn the camera on. the date/time battery can be charged in about 4 hours even if the camera is left off. Choose [Date/Time]. C Y P O 22 . Change the date and time. p. z Move the zoom lever to choose the 3 tab. 21 to set the date and time. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • The date/time battery will be charged in about 4 hours once you insert a charged battery or connect the camera to an AC adapter kit (sold separately. z Press the n button. z Follow step 2 on p. z Press the n button to close the menu. • Date/time settings can be retained for about 3 weeks by the camera’s built-in date/time battery (backup battery) after the battery pack is removed. 134). A1300 A810 • By inserting new batteries. or connecting an AC adapter kit (sold separately) (p. even if the camera is left off. Access the camera menu. 21 to adjust the settings.

z Press the opqr buttons to choose a setting screen is no longer displayed. C Y P O • You can also change the display language by pressing the n button and choosing [Language ] on the 3 tab.Initial Preparations Display Language The display language can be changed as needed. Enter Playback mode. 23 . and then press the n button. the language. z Press the 1 button. X Once the display language has been set. z Press and hold the m button. Access the setting screen. Set the display language. and then press the m button.

z Press the o button repeatedly until is displayed. 24 . and then view them. shoot still images or movies. move it toward j (wide angle). z To zoom in and enlarge the subject. simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. X Icons representing the scene and image stabilization mode are displayed in the upper right of the screen. move the zoom lever toward i (telephoto). z Aim the camera at the subject. A1300 A810 A4000 IS C A2300 Y P O A3400 IS A2400 IS X A scene icon is displayed in the upper right of the screen. Turn the camera on. X Frames displayed around any subjects that are detected indicate that they are in focus. it will make a slight clicking noise.Trying the Camera Out Follow these instructions to turn the camera on. Enter A mode. z Press the power button. Compose the shot. X The startup screen is displayed. As the camera determines the scene. and to zoom away from the subject. Still Images Shooting (Smart Auto) For fully automatic selection of the optimal settings for specific scenes.

and in low-light conditions. AF Frames Shoot.Trying the Camera Out Focus. C X As the camera shoots. you can take another shot by pressing the shutter button again. and AF frames are displayed to indicate image areas in focus. the flash fires automatically. z Press the shutter button all the way down. z Even while the shot is displayed. z Press the shutter button lightly. Y P O 25 . X Your shot remains displayed on the screen for about two seconds. a shutter sound is played. halfway down. The camera beeps twice after focusing.

The camera beeps twice as recording stops. Prepare the camera for shooting. and [zRec] is displayed with the elapsed time. 26 . Start shooting. z Press the movie button again to stop shooting. X Recording will stop automatically when the memory card becomes full. z Follow steps 1 – 3 on p. The camera beeps Elapsed Time once as recording begins. simply by pressing the movie button. you can take your finger off the movie button. X Black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen indicate image areas not recorded. C Y P O Finish shooting. z Press the movie button. 24 to turn the camera on and set it to A mode. and then compose the shot. z Once recording begins.Trying the Camera Out Movies Shooting Movies You can shoot movies with camera-determined settings.

X Playback now begins. z Press the m button to access the movie control panel. and then press the m button again. C Y P O z Movies are identified by a movies. z Press the 1 button. press the op buttons. Browse through your images. you can view them on the screen as follows. is displayed. To view the next image. press the q button. press the qr buttons to choose . z To adjust the volume. icon. z To view the previous image. To play Play movies. go to step 3. Images appear grainy at this time. Enter Playback mode. press the r button. and after the movie is finished. X Your last shot is displayed. z Press and hold the qr buttons to browse through images quickly.Trying the Camera Out Still Images Movies Viewing After shooting images or movies. 27 .

z After [Erase?] is displayed. A3400 IS • You can also start movie playback by touching . quickly drag up or down across the screen during playback. because they cannot be recovered. press the qr buttons to choose [Erase]. • You can also erase all images at once (p. Erasing the Images You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. press the shutter button halfway. C Choose an image to erase. and then press the m button. Y P O z Press the o button. To adjust the volume. and to view the previous image. A3400 IS Dragging Across the Screen to Choose an Image z To view the next image. drag left to right. z To cancel erasure. 28 . X The current image is now erased. press the qr buttons to choose [Cancel]. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. Erase the image. Be careful when erasing images. 116).Trying the Camera Out • To switch to Shooting mode from Playback mode. drag right to left across the screen. and then press the m button.

29 . The zoom lever and buttons are displayed overlaying the illustration of the camera. C z In Playback mode.Trying the Camera Out Still Images Movies Accessing the Help Menu Access on-screen descriptions of scenes detected by the camera. Press the q button to return to the left hand screen. Y P O • The Help menu can also be used in shooting modes other than A. z Choose an item and press the r button. press the op buttons to scroll up or down the screen. Shooting advice is also displayed depending on the scene. a description of the scene detected by the camera is displayed. An explanation of the item is displayed. z Press the button again to return to the original display. and playback instructions as follows. To continue reading the explanation. and in those modes it will display the same as when in Playback mode. z Press the button to access the Help menu. z In Shooting mode. shooting advice. press the op buttons and choose an item.

with instructions for installation.Included Software. saving images to a computer. or you can download the latest version from the Canon website. it will either be included on the CD-ROM bundled with your camera. and download new functions via the Internet (some software excluded). you can do the following things on your computer. • Internet access is required to use this function. the ImageBrowser EX User Guide may not be accessible from the Help function. ImageBrowser EX z Import images and change camera settings z Manage images: view. and using the PDF manuals. and any ISP account charges and access fees must be paid separately. PDF Manuals C Y P O Installing the software on the CD-ROM will also install the following PDF manuals on your computer. In such cases. • Depending on the country or region where you purchased your camera. Features of the Included Software After installing the software on the CD-ROM. refer to this guide for a more in-depth understanding of camera operation. 30 . search. This guide can be referenced from the ImageBrowser EX Help function. you can update to the latest version. ImageBrowser EX User Guide Refer to the software guide when using the included software. and organize z Print and edit images z Update to the latest software version with the auto update function Auto Update Function Using the included software. Be sure to install the software on a computer with an Internet connection so you can use this function. Camera User Guide Once you are familiar with the information in Getting Started. PDF Manuals The software and PDF manuals on the included CD-ROM are introduced below.

Windows Windows 7 SP1 Operating System Windows Vista SP2 Windows XP SP3 Computer Processor RAM Interfaces Free Hard Disk Space Display Computers running one of the above operating systems (preinstalled). Windows Vista (64 bit.Included Software. PDF Manuals System Requirements The included software can be used on the following computers. with an included USB port and Internet connection Core Duo 1.83 GHz or higher 1 GB or more USB 550 MB or more 1024 x 768 resolution or higher • Check the Canon website for the latest system requirements. Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. 1 GB or more (movies) Windows 7 (32 bit).0 or later (max.6 GHz or higher (still images). Installation may take some time. 1 GB or more (movies) USB 440 MB or more* 1024 x 768 resolution or higher * In Windows XP. Macintosh C Y P O Operating System Mac OS X 10. with an included USB port and Internet connection 1. 32 bit): 1 GB or more Windows XP: 512 MB or more (still images).NET Framework 3. depending on computer performance. 500 MB) must be installed. 31 . including supported OS versions. Core 2 Duo 1.66 GHz or higher (movies) Windows 7 (64 bit): 2 GB or more (still images). Microsoft .6 Computer Processor RAM Interfaces Free Hard Disk Space Display Computers running one of the above operating systems (preinstalled).

2) in the orientation shown. z Click [Easy Installation] and follow the on- C screen instructions to complete the installation process.Included Software. open the cover ( ). With the smaller plug of the included interface cable (p. you can update to the latest version and download new functions via the Internet (some software excluded). z On a Macintosh computer. Insert the CD-ROM in the computer’s CD-ROM drive. connect it to a computer. z Insert the included CD-ROM (DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk) (p.6 are used here for the sake of illustration. double-click the desktop disc icon to open it. after inserting the disc. insert the plug fully into the camera terminal ( ). so be sure to install the software on a computer with an Internet connection. Using the software auto update function. and then double-click the icon displayed. Y P O When a message is displayed prompting you to connect the camera. 2) in the computer’s CD-ROM drive. 32 . z With the camera turned off. Begin the installation. PDF Manuals Installing the Software and PDF Manuals Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10.

z Turn the camera off and disconnect the cable.6 are used here for the sake of illustration. 32 to connect the camera to a computer. z Click [Finish] or [Restart] on the screen after installation and remove the CD-ROM when the desktop is displayed. depending on computer performance and the Internet connection. Connect the camera to the computer. Installation may take some time. C Y P O Saving Images to a Computer Windows 7 and Mac OS X 10. be sure to use each camera with their included CD-ROM and follow the on-screen installation instructions for each. Doing so will ensure that each camera will receive the correct updates and new functions via the auto update function. refer to the computer user manual. . For details about USB connections on the computer. X The software will connect to the Internet to update to the latest version and download new functions. z Follow step 3 on p. so it may take a few minutes until camera images are accessible. Install the files. PDF Manuals z Insert the larger plug of the interface cable in the computer’s USB port.Some functions may not be installed. • When not connected to the Internet.The first time you connect the camera to the computer.Included Software. there are the following limitations. 33 . drivers will be installed. .The screen in step 3 will not be displayed. and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation process. z Turn the camera on. . • If you have several cameras that were bundled with ImageBrowser EX on the included CD-ROMs.

close CameraWindow. z On a Macintosh computer. click the link to modify the program. z After images are saved. follow the steps introduced below. PDF Manuals Turn the camera on to access CameraWindow. X Images are now saved to the Pictures folder on the computer. CameraWindow Save the images to the computer.Included Software. z Double-click C Y P O . 34 . z Click [Import Images from Camera]. CameraWindow is displayed when a connection is established between the camera and computer. in separate folders named by date. z In the screen that displays. z Choose [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] and then click [OK]. and unplug the cable. press the 1 button to turn the camera off. and then click [Import Untransferred Images]. z For Windows. z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on.

click the [CameraWindow] icon in the Dock (the bar at the bottom of the desktop). or image file sizes. . • To start CameraWindow in Windows Vista or XP. and a shortcut for the camera manual will be created on the desktop. the software in use. 35 .Some problems may occur when saving images or image information. . if CameraWindow is not displayed after step 2. click the icon in the taskbar. click the [Start] menu and choose [All Programs] X [Canon Utilities] X [CameraWindow] X [CameraWindow]. 31). Using the PDF Manuals Use the included CD-ROM to install the PDF manuals. . C Y P O • It may not be possible to install the software and PDF manuals on computers that do not meet the system requirements (p. • On a Macintosh computer. . .Included Software. • In Windows 7. refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide. Adobe Reader is required to view the PDF manuals. click [Downloads Images From Canon Camera using Canon CameraWindow] on the screen displayed when you turn the camera on in step 2.Image protection settings may be cleared from images saved to a computer.Images shot in vertical orientation may be saved in horizontal orientation.It may take a few minutes after you connect the camera to the computer until camera images are accessible. the following limitations apply. such as editing movies or returning images to the camera. To view the manuals on these computers. if the screen in step 2 is not displayed. PDF Manuals z For instructions on viewing images on a computer. • Although you can save images to a computer simply by connecting your camera to the computer without using the included software.Some functions provided by the included software may not be available. If CameraWindow is not displayed. depending on the operating system version. copy the PDF files in the Readme folder on the CD-ROM directly to a computer capable of using Adobe Reader.

36 . *3 DC Coupler DR-DC10 is required. *2 High-Power Flash HF-DC1 also supported.Accessories A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Included Accessories Battery Pack NB-11L*1 (with terminal cover) Battery Charger CB-2LD/CB-2LDE*1 DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk Wrist Strap WS-800 A3400 IS Stylus Interface Cable IFC-400PCU*1 Power Memory Card AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90 Flash Unit C AV Cable AVC-DC400 Y P O Card Reader Cable Windows/ Macintosh Computer TV/Video System Canon PictBridge-Compatible Printers High-Power Flash HF-DC2*2 *1 Also available for purchase separately.

37 ..g. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e. Please note that this warranty does not apply to repairs arising out of the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories. although you may request such repairs on a chargeable basis. etc.. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire.Accessories A1300 A810 Included Accessories Wrist Strap WS-800 AA Alkaline Batteries (x2) DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk Interface Cable IFC-400PCU*1 Memory Card Card Reader Cable AV Cable AVC-DC400 Power C Y P O Flash Unit High-Power Flash HF-DC2*2 Windows/ Macintosh Computer TV/Video System Canon PictBridgeCompatible Printers Battery and Charger Kit CBK4-300 AC Adapter Kit ACK800*3 Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. a leakage and/ or explosion of a battery pack).

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1 Camera Basics Basic camera operations and features C Y P O 39 .

Power-Saving Features (Auto Power Down) As a way to conserve battery power. • The lens will be retracted after about one minute once the camera is in Playback mode. A1300 A810 A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 C Y P O Power Saving in Shooting Mode The screen is automatically deactivated after about one minute of inactivity. the lens is retracted and the camera turns itself off. 41). 41). z To turn the camera off. press the power button again. • To switch to Shooting mode from Playback mode. the camera automatically deactivates the screen and then turns itself off after a specific period of inactivity. In about two more minutes. press the 1 button. Power Saving in Playback Mode The camera turns itself off automatically after about five minutes of inactivity. z To turn the camera off. press the shutter button halfway (p. • You can deactivate these power-saving features if you prefer (p. Playback Mode z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on and view your shots. 129). To activate the screen and prepare for shooting when the screen is off but the lens is still out.On/Off Shooting Mode z Press the power button to turn the camera on and prepare for shooting. • To switch to Playback mode from Shooting mode. 40 . 129). You can turn the camera off when the lens is retracted by pressing the 1 button. press the 1 button again. As a way to conserve battery power. • You can also adjust the timing of screen deactivation (p. the camera automatically deactivates the screen and then turns itself off after a specific period of inactivity. press the shutter button halfway (p.

) z Press the shutter button halfway. Y P O 41 . press fully to shoot. shutter button operations are described as pressing the button halfway or all the way down.) X The camera shoots. Once the subject is in focus. C ends. z Keep the camera still until the shutter sound • Images may be out of focus if you shoot without initially pressing the shutter button halfway. In this manual. and images will be blurry if you move the camera (or the subject moves) before the shutter sound ends. Press halfway.Shutter Button To ensure your shots are in focus. (From the halfway position. always press the shutter button lightly (halfway) initially. • Length of shutter sound playback varies depending on the time required for the shot. (Press lightly to focus. The camera beeps twice. press the button all the way down to shoot. Press all the way down. and AF frames are displayed around image areas in focus. as a shutter sound is played. It may take longer in some shooting scenes.

43). you can use the optical viewfinder instead of the screen. • The lens may be partially visible through the optical viewfinder at some zoom positions. • The area visible in the optical viewfinder may differ slightly from the image area in your shots. • Although the camera automatically focuses on subjects. z Press the p button to turn the screen off (p.A1300 Optical Viewfinder To conserve battery power when shooting. C Y P O 42 . Deactivate the screen. Shoot the same way as when using the screen. face detection and focusing is not possible.

see p. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 A810 Information is displayed A1300 No information is displayed No information is displayed • Screen brightness is automatically increased by the night display function when you are shooting under low light. For details on the information displayed. 110. However. Note that any on-screen image distortion or jerky subject motion will not affect recorded images. • For playback display options. 162. see p. on-screen image brightness may not match the brightness of your shots. making it easier to check how shots are composed. C Y P O Information is displayed Off 43 .Shooting Display Options Press the p button to view other information on the screen. or to hide the information.

Note that menu items and options vary depending on the shooting mode (pp.FUNC. z Press the m button. C Y P O Finish the setup process. • To undo any accidental setting changes. X Available options are shown at the bottom of the screen. 131). Options Menu Items z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. you can restore the camera’s default settings (p. X The screen before you pressed the m button in step 1 is displayed again. showing the option you configured. Menu Configure commonly used shooting functions through the FUNC. Access the FUNC. Choose a menu item. z Press the op buttons to choose a menu item. menu as follows. menu. 44 . z Press the m button. 168 – 169). Choose an option. z Options labeled with a icon can be configured by pressing the n button.

• To undo any accidental setting changes. z Press the op buttons to choose a setting. z Press the n button to restore the previous screen. first press the m or r button to switch screens. 45 . Choose a setting. you can restore the camera’s default settings (p. z Move the zoom lever or press the qr buttons to choose a tab. z To choose settings with options not shown. Choose a tab. playback (1). Access the menu. z Press the n button. and then press the op buttons to select the setting. z Press the n button to return to the screen displayed before you pressed the n button in step 1. 131). 170 – 174). z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. Finish the setup process. Note that available settings vary depending on the selected shooting or playback mode (pp. such as shooting (4). and so on. C Y P O Choose an option. Menu items are grouped by purpose on tabs.n Configure a variety of camera functions through other menus as follows.

A4000 IS Color A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 A810 Camera Status Connected to a computer (p. 40) Starting up. or cannot focus (when the flash is activated) (p. 157) Ready to shoot (when the flash is activated) Distance warning (p. or ready to shoot (when the flash is deactivated) (p.Indicator Display The indicator on the back of the camera (pp.Open the memory card/battery cover A1300 A810 A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 C Y P O 46 . 157) Starting up. display off (p.Turn the camera off . recording/reading/transmitting images. 80) Indicator Status On Green Blinking A1300 Color Indicator Status On Green Blinking On Orange Blinking Camera Status Connected to a computer (p. recording/reading/transmitting images. 40). display off (p. 33). never do any of the following things. 157) • When the indicator blinks green. or damage the camera or memory card. .Open the memory card/battery cover . as they may corrupt images. or cannot focus (when the flash is deactivated) (p. 5) lights up or blinks depending on the camera status. 157). distance warning. 33). or shooting long exposures (p.Shake or jolt the camera . 4. 80). or shooting long exposures (p.

2 Auto Mode Convenient mode for easy shots with greater control over shooting C Y P O 47 .

and to zoom away from the subject. A1300 A810 A4000 IS C A2300 Y P O A3400 IS A2400 IS X A scene icon is displayed in the upper right of the screen (p. z Aim the camera at the subject.) Zoom Bar 48 . X Frames displayed around any detected subjects indicate that they are in focus.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Still Images Shooting Still Images (Smart Auto) For fully automatic selection at optimal settings for specific scenes. z To zoom in and enlarge the subject. The camera will make a slight clicking noise as it determines the scene. z Press the o button repeatedly until is displayed. Compose the shot. Enter A mode. move it toward j (wide angle). X The startup screen is displayed. 55). move the zoom lever toward i (telephoto). simply let the camera determine the subject and shooting conditions. 51). z Press the power button. Turn the camera on. (A zoom bar showing the zoom position is displayed. 51. X Icons representing the scene and image stabilization mode are displayed in the upper right of the screen (pp.

a shutter sound is played. press the n button and choose [Mute] on the 3 tab. X Your shot remains displayed on the screen for about two seconds. AF Frames Shoot. z Press the shutter button halfway. press the p button. Y P O • To restore camera sound if you have accidentally deactivated it (by holding the p button down while turning the camera on). you can take another shot by pressing the shutter button again. z Press the shutter button all the way down. z Even while the shot is displayed. the flash fires automatically. The camera beeps twice after focusing. 49 . z Several AF frames are displayed when multiple areas are in focus. and then press the qr buttons to choose [Off]. and AF frames are displayed to indicate image areas in focus. C A1300 X As the camera shoots.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Focus. and in low-light conditions. • To activate the screen when the camera is on but the screen is blank.

the lamp may be activated when shooting in low-light conditions. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. so either press the shutter button all the way down and wait. C Y P O 50 . or release it and press it again. A1300 A810 A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Screen deactivation when you attempt to shoot indicates that shooting is not possible until the flash has finished recharging. Shooting can resume as soon as the flash is ready. In this case. • A blinking h icon displayed when you attempt to shoot indicates that shooting is not possible until the flash has finished recharging. • To reduce red-eye and to assist in focusing. or release it and press it again. For details on the flash range. • The subject may be too close if the camera only beeps once when you press the shutter button halfway. For details on the focusing range (shooting range).Shooting in Smart Auto Mode • A flashing icon warns that images are more likely to be blurred by camera shake. Shooting can resume as soon as the flash is ready. so either press the shutter button all the way down and wait. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. move closer to the subject. • If your shots are dark despite the flash firing.

and color. and corresponding settings are automatically selected for optimal focusing. 51 . or brightness. color. shooting scenes determined by the camera are indicated by the icon displayed. subject brightness.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Scene Icons In A mode. • Try shooting in G mode (p. 83) if the scene icon does not match actual shooting conditions. Subject Background Bright Gray Backlit With Blue Sky Light Blue Backlit Sunsets Spotlights Dark Tripod Used * — — People In Motion Shadows on Face Other Subjects In At Close Motion Range Icon Background Color C — Y P O * — — — Orange Dark Blue * Displayed in dark scenes when the camera is held still. or if it is not possible to shoot with your expected effect. as when mounted on a tripod.

• Try shooting in G mode (p. or if frames are displayed on the background or similar areas. a blue frame is displayed. if the camera detects subject movement. • A white frame is displayed around the subject (or person’s face) determined by the camera to be the main subject. C Y P O 52 . and the focus and image brightness are constantly adjusted (Servo AF). and gray frames are displayed around other detected faces. if frames are not displayed around desired subjects.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode On-Screen Frames A variety of frames are displayed once the camera detects subjects you are aiming the camera at. only the white frame will remain on the screen. However. Frames follow moving subjects within a certain range to keep them in focus. 83) if no frames are displayed. • When you are pressing the shutter button halfway and the camera detects subject movement.

z To resize the subject. do the same thing as in step 3 on p. The camera beeps once as recording begins. note that movies shot at zoom factors shown in blue will be grainy. 53 . simply by pressing the movie button.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Shooting Movies Movies You can shoot movies with camera-determined settings. and the sound of camera operations will be recorded. Elapsed Time C Y P O Resize the subject and recompose the shot as needed. Start shooting. Prepare the camera for shooting. X Black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen indicate image areas not recorded. you can take your finger off the movie button. and then compose the shot. However. z Follow steps 1 – 3 on p. 48 to turn the camera on and set it to A mode. z Once recording begins. 48. z When you recompose shots. and [zRec] is displayed with the elapsed time. the focus stays the same but the brightness and colors will be automatically adjusted. z Press the movie button.

• The camera may become warm when shooting movies repeatedly over an extended period. stop shooting momentarily and then resume shooting. z Press the movie button again to stop shooting. The camera beeps twice as recording stops. A4000 IS A2300 A3400 IS A2400 IS • Keep your fingers away from the microphone while shooting movies. This does not indicate damage.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode Finish shooting. the screen and recorded movie may be overexposed or underexposed. z Recording will stop automatically when the memory card becomes full. • If the lighting changes drastically when shooting a movie. If this is the case. Blocking the microphone may prevent audio from being recorded or may cause the recording to sound muffled. 54 . • Audio recording is monaural. because sounds made by the camera will be recorded. Microphone A1300 A810 C Y P O Microphone • Avoid touching camera controls other than the movie button when shooting movies.

because the camera is mounted on a tripod or held still by other means 55 . Similarly. image stabilization only counteracts horizontal camera shake. reducing strong camera shake. the following icons are displayed in A mode. when panning* Image stabilization for still image macro shots (Hybrid IS) * Displayed when you pan. Image stabilization for still images Image stabilization for movies. when you follow subjects moving vertically. image stabilization only counteracts vertical camera shake. When you follow subjects moving horizontally. such as when shooting movies at telephoto (Powered IS) Image stabilization for still images. C Y P O No image stabilization. following moving subjects with the camera. Additionally. and horizontal stabilization stops.Shooting in Smart Auto Mode A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS Image Stabilization Icons Still Images Movies Optimal image stabilization for the shooting conditions is automatically applied (Intelligent IS). as when shooting while walking (Dynamic IS) Image stabilization for subtle camera shake.

A4000 IS 28 – 896 mm (28 – 224 mm with optical zoom alone) A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 28 – 560 mm (28 – 140 mm with optical zoom alone) 56 . under some resolution settings (p. X Zooming stops at the largest possible zoom factor (before the image becomes grainy). 62) and zoom factors. which is displayed when you release the zoom lever. using digital zoom. z Hold the lever until zooming stops. In this case. A4000 IS Up to approx. Zoom Factor Move the zoom lever toward i again. 32x A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 Up to approx. 20x Move the zoom lever toward i. • Focal length when optical and digital zoom are combined is as follows (35mm film equivalent). C Y P O • Zoomed images may look grainy.Common. Convenient Features Still Images Movies Zooming in Closer on Subjects (Digital Zoom) When distant subjects are too far away to enlarge using the optical zoom. use digital zoom for enlargement up to the following zoom factors. the zoom factor is shown in blue. X The camera zooms in even closer on the subject.

choose in the menu. and then press it all the way down. The camera will shoot about 10 seconds after you press the shutter button. Convenient Features Still Images Movies Using the Self-Timer With the self-timer. (When the flash fires. Y P O 57 .) z To cancel shooting after you have triggered the self-timer. ] is displayed. z Press the m button. 44). the lamp will remain lit. z For Movies: Press the movie button. X Once the setting is complete. X Once you start the self-timer. z For Still Images: Press the shutter button halfway to focus on the subject. and then choose the ] option (p. Configure the setting. press the n button. choose in step 1. you can include yourself in group photos or other timed shots.Common. the blinking and sound will speed up. the lamp will blink and the camera will play a self-timer sound. z To restore the original setting. C Shoot. X Two seconds before the shot.

Configure the setting.Common. (When the flash fires. More time is required between shots when the flash fires or when you have specified to take many shots. but the [Shots] setting has no effect. If the camera is unsteady while you are pressing the shutter button. [ is displayed. 57. z Follow step 2 on p. 57 to shoot. z Follow step 1 on p. Customizing the Self-Timer You can specify the delay (0 – 30 seconds) and number of shots (1 – 10). C press the n button. 57 and choose [. choose $. [Delay] represents the delay before recording begins. Convenient Features Using the Self-Timer to Avoid Camera Shake This option delays shutter release until about two seconds after you have pressed the shutter button. then press the m button. z Follow step 2 on p. and X Once the setting is complete. $ is displayed. it will not affect your shot. Configure the setting. two seconds before the shot. 57 to shoot. Shooting will stop automatically when the memory card becomes full. • For movies shot using the self-timer. z Follow step 1 on p. Choose $. X Once the setting is complete. the lamp will remain lit.) 58 . • When a delay longer than two seconds is specified. and then z Press the op buttons to choose [Delay] or [Shots]. • When you specify multiple shots. the lamp blinking and self-timer sound will speed up. image brightness and white balance are determined by the first shot. Y P O z Press the qr buttons to choose a value.

z Touch the subject on the screen and keep your finger on the screen. Convenient Features A3400 IS Still Images Shooting By Touching the Screen (Touch Shutter) With this option. you can simply touch the screen and release your finger to shoot. Y P O Shoot.Common. A shutter sound is played as the camera shoots. z The camera beeps twice after focusing. and the camera will keep the subject in focus and image brightness adjusted (Servo AF). touch and change the mode to . • Even while the shot is displayed. C A blue AF frame is displayed. Choose a subject to focus on. z Touch and change the mode to . The camera will focus on subjects and adjust image brightness automatically. • The camera performs the same operations for Touch-Shutter shooting as for regular shooting with the shutter button. 59 . you can prepare for the next shot by touching ^. z To cancel Touch Shutter. • You can also configure Touch-Shutter settings by pressing the n button and choosing [Touch Shutter] on the 4 tab of the menu screen. z Release your finger from the screen. Prepare to use Touch Shutter.

Press the shutter button all the way down to shoot. Still Images Deactivating the Flash Prepare the camera for shooting without the flash as follows. press the r button.Common. a blue AF frame is displayed. 60 . z To deactivate the flash. Configure the setting. press the r button again. C Y P O • If a flashing icon is displayed when you press the shutter button halfway in low-light conditions.) The flash will automatically fire in low-light conditions. ! is displayed on the screen. Press the shutter button halfway. Convenient Features Still Images Choosing Subjects to Focus On (Touch AF) When the Touch Shutter function is set to and you touch a subject on the screen. mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. and the camera will keep the subject in focus and image brightness adjusted (Servo AF). ( is displayed. To activate the flash. will display.

21). 45). Y P O • Images originally recorded without the date and time can be printed with this information as follows. X As you take shots. However. Confirm beforehand that the date and time are correct (p. X Once the setting is complete. . However. note that these cannot be removed.Use camera DPOF print settings (p. and then choose the desired option (p.Print using printer functions (p.Use the included software to print For details. the camera adds the shooting date or time to the lower-right corner of images. choose [Date Stamp] on the 4 tab. displayed. adding the date and time to images that already have this information may cause it to be printed twice. 148) to print . refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide.Common. . z Press the n button. 142) 61 . z To restore the original setting. choose [Off] in step 1. Convenient Features Still Images Adding the Shooting Date and Time The camera can add the shooting date and time to images in the lower-right corner. Configure the setting. [DATE] is C Shoot.

5 x 23. 44).) 5 x 7 in. Y P O • With .7 x 16.) A3 – A5 (11. z Press the m button. 56) is not available. X The option you configured is now displayed. Postcard 3. choose in the menu. : For images displayed on widescreen HDTVs or similar display devices. as follows.5 – 5.Image Customization Features Still Images Changing Image Resolution (Size) Choose from 5 levels of image resolution. repeat this process but choose . and choose the desired option (p. Configure the setting. z To restore the original setting.4 in. Guidelines for Choosing Resolution Based on Paper Size A2 (16.3 in. digital zoom (p. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. 62 . For guidelines on how many shots at each resolution setting can fit on a memory card. C z z : For e-mailing images. on a 16:9 screen.5 x 5 in.8 x 8.

for example). 120). X Once the setting is complete. C Y P O 63 . 45). and then choose [On] (p. Configure the setting. z Press the n button. z To restore the original setting. • Red-eye correction may be applied to image areas other than eyes (if the camera misinterprets red eye makeup as red pupils.Image Customization Features Still Images Red-Eye Correction Red-eye that occurs in the flash photography can be automatically corrected as follows. repeat this process but choose [Off]. choose [Red-Eye Corr. R is displayed. • You can also correct existing images (p.] on the 4 tab.

Image Quality Resolution 1280 x 720 640 x 480 Frame Rate 25 fps C Y P O Details For shooting in HD For shooting in standard definition 30 fps • In mode. 64 .Image Customization Features Movies Changing Movie Image Quality 2 image quality settings are available. X The option you configured is now displayed. z To restore the original setting. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. 44). black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen indicate image areas not recorded. For guidelines on the maximum movie length at each level of image quality that will fit on a memory card. repeat this process but choose . z Press the m button. choose in the menu. Configure the setting. and choose the desired option (p.

Helpful Shooting Features
Still Images

Checking for Closed Eyes
is displayed when the camera detects that people may have closed their eyes.

Configure the setting.
z Press the n button, choose [Blink
Detection] on the 4 tab, and then choose [On] (p. 45).

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X A frame, accompanied by
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Customize shooting functions on the 4 tab of the menu as follows. For instructions on menu functions, see “n” (p. 45).
Still Images Movies

Deactivating the Lamp
You can deactivate the lamp that lights up to help you focus in low light conditions when you press the shutter button halfway or press the movie button, and reduces red-eye when shooting in low-light conditions with the flash.

Configure the setting.
z Press the n button, choose [Lamp
Setting] on the 4 tab, and then choose [Off] (p. 45). z To restore the original setting, repeat this process but choose [On].

Changing the Image Display Period After Shots
Change how long images are displayed after shots as follows.

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2 – 10 sec. Displays images for the specified time. Displays images until you press the shutter button halfway. No image display after shots.

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touch qr or quickly drag left or right on the screen. Choose a shooting mode. and choose the desired option (p. Shoot. A3400 IS Using the Touch-Screen Panel by pressing the o button. z Press the m button. 68 . and then touch in the upper right of the screen. and then touch [OK] to choose the mode.Specific Scenes Choose a mode matching the shooting scene. z Press the o button repeatedly until is displayed. 44). choose in the menu. z To view other shooting modes. z Touch ^ to return to the shooting mode selection screen. z Touch the desired mode to view a description. z Set the camera to C Y P O Still Images Movies I Shoot portraits (Portrait) z Take shots of people with a softening effect. and the camera will automatically configure the settings for optimal shots.

104). natural-colored shots of people against snowy backgrounds. Sounds of camera operations are muted. Still Images Movies P Shoot with snowy backgrounds (Snow) z Bright. C A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS Discreet mode Y P O Still Images Movies z Shoot without activating camera sounds. even playback sounds are muted. and lights are prohibited. the flash. mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still and prevent camera shake. • mode resolution is (2304 x 1728) and cannot be changed. and movie audio is also muted. • In t mode. 69 . or lamp.Specific Scenes Still Images Shoot under low light (Low Light) z Shoot with minimal camera shake and subject blur even in low-light conditions. Still Images Movies t Shoot fireworks (Fireworks) z Vivid shots of fireworks. the flash. • In mode. Use this mode where camera sounds. Set [IS Mode] to [Off] when using a tripod or other means to hold the camera still (p.

and then touch ^. adjust it to the left. z Follow the steps on p. For more vivid images. A3400 IS z Touch to access the setting screen. For a warm. z Touch a setting item to choose it. Press the op buttons to choose a setting item. For brighter images. 68 and choose Configure the setting. adjust it to the left. . and then press the qr buttons to adjust the value as you watch the screen. bluish tone. reddish tone. Adjust image color saturation as desired. and for more subdued images. and for a cool. adjust it to the left. 70 . and for darker images. As you watch the screen touch an option to set a value. z Press the m button.Specific Scenes Still Images Movies Brightness/Color Customization (Live View Control) Image brightness or colors when shooting can be easily customized as follows. C Y P O Shoot. adjust the level to the right. A4000 IS A1300 A2400 IS A810 A2300 z Press the p button to access the setting screen. adjust the level to the right. Enter mode. Brightness Color Tone Adjust image brightness as desired. adjust the level to the right. Adjust image color tone as desired.

• When is displayed. • Because the camera will shoot continuously when is displayed. • When using a tripod. z When is displayed. continuously shot images can be combined to reduce camera shake and noise. shoot in A mode (p. Enter Shoot. press the shutter button all the way down to shoot a single image. hold it steady while shooting. z Follow step 1 on p. Images will shoot continuously. z mode. images may not look as expected. 47). In scenes where subject movement is minimal. . and then be combined. press the shutter button all the way down. continuous images will be shot when the flash is set to !. z When the icon is not displayed. C Y P O 71 .Specific Scenes A2300 A1300 A810 Still Images Shoot with Reduced Blurring (Digital IS) Shoot with minimal camera shake and subject blur. 68 to choose is displayed on the left side of the screen in scenes without people. • Even in scenes containing people. the flash will not fire even in low-light conditions. • In some scenes.

. vivid colors. Still Images Movies Shoot in vivid colors (Super Vivid) z Shots in rich. • In . C Posterized shots (Poster Effect) Y P O Still Images Movies 72 .Applying Special Effects Add a variety of effects to images when shooting. and modes. z Shots that resemble an old poster or illustration. . Choose a shooting mode. try taking some test shots first. 68 to choose a shooting mode. Shoot. to make sure you obtain the desired results. . z Follow step 1 on p.

X A preview is shown of how your shot will look with the effect applied. 68 and choose Choose an effect level. z Touch Y P O Shoot. press the qr buttons to choose an effect level. Choose A4000 IS A1300 A2400 IS A810 A2300 . A3400 IS C . z Follow step 1 on p. and then press the m button. .Applying Special Effects Still Images Shooting with a Fish-Eye Lens Effect (Fish-eye Effect) Shoot with the distorting effect of a fish-eye lens. and then touch ^. 73 . z Press the p button. touch qr to choose an effect level.

Choose . X A white frame is displayed. A4000 IS A1300 A2400 IS A810 A2300 z Press the p button. touch . . by blurring image areas above and below your selected area. and then touch ^. Note that sound is not recorded. z To change the size of the area in focus. either touch the screen or drag the white frame up or down. or to choose the option. .Applying Special Effects Still Images Movies Shots Resembling Miniature Models (Miniature Effect) Creates the effect of a miniature model. touch . z Follow step 1 on p. You can also make movies that look like scenes in miniature models by choosing the playback speed before the movie is recorded. and z Press the m button to return to the shooting screen. indicating the Choose the area to keep in focus. C press the op buttons to move it. Y P O A3400 IS z To adjust the area in focus. 68 and choose image area that will not be blurred. z Move the zoom lever to resize the frame. 74 . People and objects in the scene will move quickly during playback.

Be sure to set the zoom before shooting. C Y P O • The zoom is not available when shooting movies. Approx. 3 sec. to choose Shoot. press the n button. and then touch ^. 12 sec. touch . and then press the qr buttons to choose the speed. Playback Speed and Estimated Playback Time (for OneMinute Clips) Speed Playback Time Approx. 75 . . 6 sec. z Press the m button to return to the shooting screen. choose the movie playback speed. A3400 IS z Touch . A4000 IS A1300 A2400 IS A810 A2300 z On the screen in step 2.Applying Special Effects For movies. Approx. or the speed.

press the qr buttons in step 2. touch again. press the qr buttons again. press the op buttons. To return the frame to horizontal orientation. To move the frame.Applying Special Effects • Holding the camera vertically will change the orientation of the frame. C Y P O 76 . • Movie image quality is when a still image resolution of is selected and when a still image resolution of is selected (p. 62). A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 • To switch the orientation of the frame to vertical. Touch the screen to move the frame. These quality settings cannot be changed. To return the frame to horizontal orientation. A3400 IS • To switch the orientation of the frame to vertical. touch in step 2.

Standard Warm Cool Shots resemble toy camera images. A4000 IS A1300 A2400 IS A810 A2300 z Press the p button. and then press the m button. 77 . A3400 IS C z Touch . Images have a warmer tone than with [Standard]. . touch qr to choose a color tone. blurred image corners) and changing the overall color. Shoot. Choose . z Follow step 1 on p. press the qr buttons to choose a color tone. 68 and choose Choose a color tone. Images have a cooler tone than with [Standard]. Y P O X A preview is shown of how your shot will look with the effect applied. and then touch ^.Applying Special Effects Still Images Shooting with a Toy Camera Effect (Toy Camera Effect) This effect makes images resemble shots from a toy camera by vignetting (darker.

Blue and white shots. Choose . A4000 IS A1300 A2400 IS A810 A2300 z Press the p button. Y P O X A preview is shown of how your shot will look with the effect applied. and then press the m button.Applying Special Effects Still Images Movies Shooting in Monochrome Shoot images in black and white. press the qr buttons to choose a color tone. touch qr to choose a color tone. sepia. 68 and choose Choose a color tone. and then touch ^. B/W Sepia Blue Black and white shots. Sepia tone shots. or blue and white. A3400 IS z Touch C . z Follow step 1 on p. Shoot. 78 . .

z To cancel shooting after you have triggered the self-timer. (When the flash fires. the lamp will remain lit. press the n button. z Follow step 1 on p. X The camera now enters shooting standby C mode. X After the camera detects a new face. 93). This is useful when including yourself in group photos or similar shots. Y P O Join the subjects in the shooting area and look at the camera.Still Images Special Modes for Other Purposes Using the Face Self-Timer The camera will shoot about two seconds after detecting that the face of another person (such as the photographer) has entered the shooting area (p. the lamp blinking and self-timer sound will speed up. 68 and choose Compose the shot and press the shutter button halfway. Choose . z Make sure a green frame is displayed around the face you focus on and white frames around other faces. Press the shutter button all the way down. X The lamp blinks and the self-timer sound is played. . and [Look straight at camera to start count down] is displayed. the camera will shoot.) About two seconds later. 79 .

65) is only available for the final shot. A3400 IS • To change the number of shots. 80 . [Blink Detection] (p. the camera will shoot about 15 seconds later. z Press the shutter button halfway to view the exposure for your selected shutter speed. Shoot. Choose N. press the qr buttons to choose the number of shots. • You can cancel shooting after you have triggered the self-timer by touching the screen. A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 • To change the number of shots. 65) is only available for the final shot. 44). In this case.Special Modes for Other Purposes • Even if your face is not detected after you join the others in the shooting area. Shooting Long Exposures (Long Shutter) Specify a shutter speed of 1 – 15 seconds to shoot long exposures. and then touch ^. choose ) in the menu. touch . [Blink Detection] (p. z Follow step 1 on p. 68 and choose N. press the p button. and then press the m button. touch qr to choose the number of shots. Y P O Check the exposure. and choose the desired shutter speed (p. z Press the m button. C Choose the shutter speed. mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to prevent camera shake.

may not match the brightness of your shots. there will be a delay before you can shoot again. set the flash to ! and shoot again. as the camera processes images to reduce noise. 104). In this case. and then touch ^. your shot may be overexposed.Special Modes for Other Purposes • On-screen image brightness in step 3. C Y P O 81 . when you pressed the shutter button halfway. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS • Set [IS Mode] to [Off] when using a tripod or other means to hold the camera still (p. • If the flash fires. touch qr to choose the shutter speed. • With shutter speeds of 1. A3400 IS Touching the Screen to Set the Shutter Speed z Touch ).3 seconds or slower.

save. z Press the movie button. z Follow step 1 on p.Movies Shooting iFrame Movies Shoot movies that can be edited with iFrame-compatible software or devices. and manage iFrame movies using the included software. C Y P O 82 . and shoot. choose . 68. Shoot. X Black bars displayed on the top and bottom edges of the screen indicate image areas not recorded. 64) and cannot be changed. You can quickly edit. • The resolution is (p. • iFrame is a video format developed by Apple. Choose .

in your preferred shooting style • Instructions in this chapter apply to the camera when set to G mode (p. C Y P O 83 . 84). 166 – 173). make sure the function is available in that mode (pp.4 G mode More discerning shots. • G: Program AE. AE: Auto Exposure • Before using a function introduced in this chapter in modes other than G.

in a range of –2 to +2.Still Images Movies Shooting in Program AE Mode (G Mode) You can customize many function settings to suit your preferred shooting style. some H and n settings may be automatically adjusted for movie recording. 68 and choose G. z When shooting movies.Activate the flash (p. To obtain adequate exposure. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. and then shoot. and then shoot. press the m button to display the set exposure compensation amount. shoot with the exposure compensation bar displayed. . 100) . press the qr buttons to adjust brightness. Enter G mode. • If adequate exposure cannot be obtained when you press the shutter button halfway. try adjusting the following settings. However. z Follow step 1 on p. shutter speeds and aperture values are displayed in orange. 84 .Choose a higher ISO speed (p. 84 – 105). Customize the settings as desired (pp. z When shooting still images. • For details on the shooting range in G mode. 87) • Movies can be recorded in G mode as well. z Press the m button and choose # in the menu. by pressing the movie button. As you watch the screen. Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) Adjusting Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) C Y P O Still Images Movies The standard exposure set by the camera can be adjusted in 1/3-stop increments.

100). you can lock the exposure. Still Images Movies Locking Image Brightness/Exposure (AE Lock) Before shooting.Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) • You can also shoot still images with exposure compensation bar displayed. • While recording a movie. or you can specify focus and exposure separately. A3400 IS • You can also adjust brightness by touching #. z To unlock AE. and the exposure is locked. • Cannot be used with Touch Shutter (p. 59). press the r button. & is displayed. In this case. & is no longer displayed. Lock the exposure. C A3400 IS • AE: Auto Exposure Y P O Compose the shot and shoot. and the exposure is locked. z Aim the camera at the subject to shoot with the exposure locked. 85 . X & is displayed. Set the flash to ! (p. release the shutter button and press the r button again. With the shutter button pressed halfway. and then touching qr.

86 . X The option you configured is now displayed. Automatically adjusts exposure to match the shooting conditions. displayed in the center of the screen. z Press the n button. In this case. C Y P O Evaluative For typical shooting conditions. 45). Spot Metering restricted to within the (Spot AE Point frame). z To unlock AE. including backlit shots.Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) A3400 IS Using the Touch-Screen Panel z You can also lock the exposure by pressing and holding the shutter button halfway. release the shutter button and touch the screen again. Still Images Changing the Metering Method Adjust the metering method (how brightness is measured) to suit shooting conditions as follows. and then choose the desired option (p. calculated by treating brightness in the central area as more important. area. & is no longer displayed. Determines the average brightness of light across the entire image Center Weigh. choose [Light Metering] on the 4 tab. and then touching the bottom of the screen (inside the frame shown at left).

• Although choosing a lower ISO speed may reduce image graininess. Low High For shooting outdoors in fair weather. C Y P O 87 . shots may look grainy. which may reduce subject blurriness and increase the flash range. 44). there may be a greater risk of subject blurriness in some shooting conditions. press the shutter button halfway. or in dark rooms. choose in the menu. X The option you configured is now displayed. or at twilight. • Choosing a higher ISO speed will increase shutter speed.Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) Still Images Changing the ISO Speed z Press the m button. For shooting night scenes. Automatically adjusts the ISO speed to suit the shooting mode and conditions. However. and choose the desired option (p. For shooting in cloudy conditions. • To view the automatically set ISO speed when the camera is set to .

Image Brightness (Exposure Compensation) Still Images Correcting Image Brightness (i-Contrast) Before shooting. and then choose [Auto] (p. • You can also correct existing images (p. 45). choose [i-Contrast] X Once the setting is complete. excessively bright or dark image areas (such as faces or backgrounds) can be detected and automatically adjusted to the optimal brightness. • Under some shooting conditions. C Y P O 88 . z Press the n button. on the 4 tab. @ is displayed. correction may be inaccurate or may cause images to appear grainy. 119). Insufficient overall image contrast can also be automatically corrected before shooting to make subjects stand out better.

Color and Continuous Shooting Still Images Movies Adjusting White Balance By adjusting white balance (WB). Auto Day Light Cloudy Tungsten Fluorescent Automatically sets the optimal white balance for the shooting conditions. For shooting under warm-white. X The option you configured is now displayed. Fluorescent For shooting under daylight fluorescent and similarly colored H fluorescent lighting. cool-white. or at twilight. For shooting under ordinary incandescent (tungsten) lighting and similarly colored fluorescent lighting. you can make image colors look more natural for the scene you are shooting. 44). 90). z Press the m button. in the shade. and choose the desired option (p. C Y P O 89 . For shooting in cloudy conditions. and similarly colored fluorescent lighting. For shooting outdoors in fair weather. Custom For manually setting a custom white balance (p. choose in the menu.

X Hold the shutter button all the way down to shoot continuously. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. X Once the setting is complete. adjust white balance to suit the light source where you are shooting. and then choose W (p. Continuous Shooting Hold the shutter button all the way down to shoot continuously. X The tint of the screen changes once the white balance data has been recorded. Shoot. 90 . so that the entire screen is white. C Y P O Still Images Configure the setting. 89) to choose . 44). • Colors may look unnatural if you change camera settings after recording white balance data. Press the n button. z Press the m button. z Follow the steps in “Adjusting White Balance” (p. choose in the menu. z Aim the camera at a plain white subject. For details on the continuous shooting speed. Set the white balance under the same light source that will illuminate your shot. W is displayed.Color and Continuous Shooting Custom White Balance For image colors that look natural under the light in your shot.

• Shooting may stop momentarily or continuous shooting may slow down depending on shooting conditions. and the zoom position. • During continuous shooting. focus and exposure are locked at the position/level determined when you pressed the shutter button halfway. • Continuous shooting is faster in mode (p. 59) can only be used to shoot single images. • Shooting may slow down if the flash fires. A3400 IS • Touch Shutter (p. camera settings. 57) or [Blink Detection] (p. 69).Color and Continuous Shooting • Cannot be used with the self-timer (p. C Y P O 91 . shooting may slow down. even if the camera is set to W. • As more shots are taken. 65).

• If the flash fires. choose u. and then press the m button. z Press the q button. For details on the focusing range. • To prevent camera shake. u is displayed. 58).Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Movies Shooting Close-ups (Macro) To restrict the focus to subjects at close range. to choose e. e will turn gray and the camera will not focus. press the qr buttons X Once the setting is complete. set the camera to u. z Press the q button. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide. using Touch Shutter or Touch AF returns the camera to . For details on the focusing range. set the camera to e. • In the yellow bar display area below the zoom bar. A3400 IS • With the AF frame mode set to [Face AiAF]. e is displayed. vignetting may occur. 92 . and then press the m button. press the qr buttons to X Once the setting is complete. C Y P O Still Images Movies Shooting Distant Subjects (Infinity) To restrict the focus to distant subjects. try mounting the camera on a tripod and shooting with the camera set to [ (p. see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide.

Face AiAF • Detects people’s faces. and then sets the focus. exposure (evaluative metering only). Still Images Movies Changing the AF Frame Mode Change the AF (auto focus) frame mode to suit the shooting conditions as follows. • After you press the shutter button halfway. up to nine green frames are displayed around faces in focus. 45). choose [AF Frame] on the 4 tab. C Y P O Still Images Movies 93 . a white frame is displayed around the person’s face determined by the camera to be the main subject. z Press the n button. • When the camera detects movement. using Touch Shutter or Touch AF returns the camera to . within a certain range.Shooting Range and Focusing A3400 IS • With the AF frame mode set to [Face AiAF]. frames will follow moving subjects. and then choose the desired option (p. and up to two gray frames are displayed around other detected faces. and white balance ( only). • After you aim the camera at the subject.

• A yellow AF frame is displayed with if the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter button halfway.Subjects that are distant or extremely close . A3400 IS Fixed Frame One AF frame is displayed. or when only gray frames are displayed (without a white frame). Note that AF-point zooming (p. at an angle. • Examples of faces that cannot be detected: . • If faces are not detected when Servo AF (p. A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 Center One AF frame is displayed in the center.Subjects that are dark or light . Effective for reliable focusing. 102) is not possible. C Y P O Still Images Still Images Movies Movies 94 . 97) is set to [On]. up to nine green frames are displayed in the areas in focus when you press the shutter button halfway. the AF frame is displayed in the center of the screen when you press the shutter button halfway. Effective for reliable focusing. • No AF frames are displayed if the camera cannot focus when you press the shutter button halfway. or partly hidden • The camera may misinterpret non-human subjects as faces.Faces in profile.Shooting Range and Focusing • If faces are not detected.

z Aim the camera so that the subject is centered. z Follow the steps in “Changing the AF Frame Mode” (p. A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 Choosing Subjects to Focus On (Tracking AF) Shoot after choosing a subject to focus on as follows. A810 Still Images Y P O Choose [Tracking AF]. This feature is called Focus Lock. the focus and exposure are locked. Shoot. Recompose the shot. 93) to choose [Tracking AF]. is displayed in the center of the screen. C X z Press the shutter button all the way down. z Confirm that the AF frame displayed around the subject is green. z Keeping the shutter button pressed halfway. You can recompose shots as needed before shooting. 95 . Focus.Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Recomposing Shots While the Focus is Locked As long as you keep the shutter button pressed halfway. and then press the shutter button halfway. move the camera to recompose the shot.

which follows the subject as the camera continues to adjust the focus and exposure (Servo AF) (p. z Aim the camera so that is on the desired subject. is displayed in the center of the screen. • [AF-Point Zoom] on the 4 tab is not available. X If no subject is detected. z Press the shutter button all the way down to shoot. z Press the shutter button halfway. 97) is set to [On] and cannot be changed. z To cancel tracking. is still displayed and the camera continues to track the subject. • Tracking may not be possible when subjects are too small or move too rapidly. 97). After your shot. • e and u are not available. X Even after your shot. X When the subject is detected. C Y P O • [Servo AF] (p. the camera beeps and is displayed. or when subject color or brightness matches that of the background too closely. the camera will continue to track the subject within a certain range. 96 . changes to a blue . Even if the subject moves. press the q button again. is displayed. and then press the q button. Shoot. • The camera can detect subjects even if you press the shutter button halfway without pressing the q button.Shooting Range and Focusing Choose a subject to focus on.

C Y P O 97 . • Focusing may not be possible in some shooting conditions. the focus and exposure are set according to the specified AF frame mode. 45). Servo AF may not be activated (AF frames may not turn blue) when you press the shutter button halfway. 57). Focus.Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Shooting with Servo AF This mode helps avoid missing shots of subjects in motion. In this case. • AF lock shooting is not available. shutter speeds and aperture values are displayed in orange. • [AF-Point Zoom] on the 4 tab is not available. and then press it halfway again. • In low-light conditions. Release the shutter button. Configure the setting. • If adequate exposure cannot be obtained. because the camera continues to focus on the subject and adjust the exposure as long as you press the shutter button halfway. z Press the n button. and then choose [On] (p. • Not available when using the self-timer (p. z The focus and exposure are maintained where the blue AF frame is displayed while you are pressing the shutter button halfway. choose [Servo AF] on the 4 tab.

a person’s face.Shooting Range and Focusing A3400 IS Still Images Choosing Subjects to Focus On (Touch AF) You can shoot after the camera focuses on your selected subject. or a location to focus on. Y P O z Press the shutter button all the way down to • If the camera shoots when you touch the screen. touch to change the mode to (p. • If a border was displayed when you touched the screen. 98 . X When the AF frame mode is set to [Face AiAF]. . person’s face. C Shoot. Focus is maintained even if the subject moves. or location shown on the screen. an AF frame is displayed where you touched. • Tracking may not be possible when subjects are too small or move too rapidly. move the camera to position the person’s face or the subject inside the border before touching the screen. z Press the shutter button halfway. touch ^. z Touch the subject or person on the screen. the camera beeps and displays when a face is detected. X When the AF frame mode is set to [Fixed frame]. Choose a subject. or when there is inadequate contrast between subjects and the background. z To cancel Touch AF. The frame in focus changes to a green shoot. 59).

and % is displayed. and then touching the screen (inside the frame shown at left). X The focus is now locked. A3400 IS • Cannot be used with Touch Shutter (p. % is no longer displayed. release the shutter button and touch the screen again. press the q button. Compose the shot and shoot. Lock the focus. z To unlock the focus. After you lock the focus.Shooting Range and Focusing Still Images Movies Shooting with the AF Lock The focus can be locked. z With the shutter button pressed halfway. 99 . In this case. z To unlock the focus. release the shutter button and press the q button again. In this case. % is no longer displayed. A3400 IS Using the Touch-Screen Panel C Y P O z You can also lock the focus by pressing and holding the shutter button halfway. 59). the focal position will not change even when you release your finger from the shutter button.

100 . mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS C Y P O • Set [IS Mode] to [Off] when using a tripod or other means to hold the camera still (p. For details on the flash range. the flash fires to increase the brightness of the main subject (such as people) while the camera shoots at a slow shutter speed to increase the brightness of the background that is out of the flash range. X The option you configured is now displayed. ensure that the main subject does not move until the shutter sound is finished playing. press the qr buttons to choose a flash mode. hOn ZSlow Synchro You can have the flash fire for each shot. see “Flash Range” in the Getting Started guide. 104). z Press the r button.Still Images Flash Changing the Flash Mode You can change the flash mode to match the shooting scene. and then press the m button. Auto The flash fires automatically in low-light conditions. • If a flashing icon is displayed when you press the shutter button halfway in low-light conditions. !Off You can prepare the camera for shooting without the flash. • Even after the flash fires. With this option. • Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still and prevent camera shake.

A3400 IS • Cannot be used with Touch Shutter (p. press the r button. Compose the shot and shoot. 85). release the shutter button and press the r button again. ( is no longer displayed. X The flash fires. • FE: Flash Exposure A3400 IS • Just as with AE lock (p. Lock the flash exposure.Flash Shooting with the FE Lock Just as with the AE lock (p. the flash output level is retained. In this case. 59). z Aim the camera at the subject to shoot with the exposure locked. 85). C Y P O 101 . 100). and when ( is displayed. Set the flash to h (p. With the shutter button pressed halfway. you can lock the flash exposure by touching the bottom of the screen. z To unlock FE. you can lock the exposure for the flash shots.

Zoom] on the 4 tab. 45). z Press the n button. and then choose [On] (p. z Press the n button. 56). Still Images Magnifying the Area in Focus You can check the focus by pressing the shutter button halfway to enlarge the image area in the AF frame. Configure the setting. choose [Off] in step 1. z To restore the original setting. choose [Digital Zoom] on the 4 tab. Y P O Check the focus. The face detected as the main subject is now magnified. and then choose [Off] (p. z Press the shutter button halfway. you can deactivate it as follows. choose [AF-Point C Configure the setting. 102 .Other Settings Still Images Movies Deactivating the Digital Zoom If you prefer not to use the digital zoom (p. 45).

C Off Detailed z Press the n button. the display will not magnify if a face was not detected. Y P O Displays only the image. choose [Review Info] on the 4 tab. and then choose the desired option (p. the display will not magnify if a face was not detected. 95). 56) or Tracking AF (p. and if the camera cannot focus in [Fixed frame]. A3400 IS • In [Face AiAF] mode. 164). Displays shooting details (p. Configure the setting.Other Settings A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 • In [Face AiAF] mode. and if the camera cannot focus in [Center]. if the person’s face is too large for the screen. Still Images Changing the Image Display Style After Shots Change the way images are displayed after shots as follows. 45). • The display will not magnify when using the digital zoom (p. if the person’s face is too large for the screen. 103 .

grid lines are displayed on the screen. C Access the setting screen. 55). and then choose the desired option (p. z To restore the original setting. z Press the n button. Continuous Optimal image stabilization for the shooting conditions is automatically applied (Intelligent IS) (p. Off Deactivates image stabilization. • Grid lines are not recorded in your shots. repeat this process but choose [Off]. 45). 45). and then press the m button (p. and then choose [On] (p. 104 . choose [Grid Lines] X Once the setting is complete. on the 4 tab.Other Settings Still Images Movies Displaying Grid Lines Grid lines can be displayed on the screen for vertical and horizontal reference while shooting. choose [IS Settings] on the 4 tab. Y P O Still Images Movies Configure the setting. z Choose [IS Mode]. * The setting is changed to [Continuous] for movie recording. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS Changing the IS Mode Settings z Press the n button. Configure the setting. 45). Shoot Only* Image stabilization is active only at the moment of shooting.

Movies Deactivating Powered IS Powered IS reduces slow camera shake that may occur when recording telephoto movies. • [Powered IS] settings are not applied when [IS Mode] is set to [Off]. 45). 104) to access the [IS Settings] screen. set Powered IS to [Off]. this option may not produce the expected results when used for the stronger camera shake that may occur when shooting while walking or when moving the camera to match subject movement. In this case. However. mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to hold it still. and then choose [Off] (p. In this case. z Choose [Powered IS]. z Follow the steps in “Changing the IS Mode Settings” (p.Other Settings • If image stabilization cannot prevent camera shake. set [IS Mode] to [Off]. C Y P O 105 .

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• It may not be possible to play back or edit images that were renamed or already edited on a computer. C Y P O 107 . or images from other cameras. press the 1 button to enter Playback mode.5 Playback Mode Have fun reviewing your shots. and browse or edit them in many ways • To prepare the camera for these operations.

To view the next image. z Movies are identified by a play movies. Images appear grainy at this time. z To view the previous image. To Play movies. 108 . you can view them on the screen as follows. press the q button. press the qr buttons to choose . go to step 3. press the r button. z Press the 1 button. Adjust the volume. z Press and hold the qr buttons to browse through images quickly. C Y P O icon. press the m button to access the movie control panel.Still Images Movies Viewing After shooting images or movies. X Your last shot is displayed. z Press the op buttons to adjust the volume. and then press the m button again. z To start playback. Browse through your images. Enter Playback mode.

touch the screen. touch the scrollbar or drag left or right. • To change the transition shown between images. X After the movie is finished. z To pause playback. is displayed. to display the volume panel. choose [Transition] on the 1 tab. z To switch frames. drag left to right. Y P O Still Images Movies Movies Playing Movies z Choose a movie. and touch to start playback. A3400 IS Using the Touch-Screen Panel Choosing Images C z To view the next image. and then [Last seen]. z Touch 109 .Viewing Pause playback. The movie control panel is displayed. press the m button. and to view the previous image. press the n button. is displayed. press the shutter button halfway. and then touch op to adjust the volume. At a volume of 0. and then press the m button. press the qr buttons to choose . choose [Resume] on the 1 tab. To resume playback. press the n button. • To switch to Shooting mode from Playback mode. • For playback from the last image viewed. drag right to left across the screen. z To pause playback. and then press the qr buttons to choose the effect. The screen at left is displayed.

Overexposure Warning (for Image Highlights) Washed-out highlights in the image flash on the screen in detailed information display. see p. 103). 164. and the vertical axis. To change the initial display mode. For details on the information displayed. how much of the image is at each level of brightness. Low Dark Bright 110 . Viewing the histogram is a way to check exposure. However. No information is displayed Simple Information Display Detailed Information Display • Switching display modes by pressing the p button is also possible immediately after you shoot. or to hide the information.Viewing Still Images Movies Switching Display Modes Press the p button to view other information on the screen. The horizontal axis represents the degree of brightness. while your shot is displayed (except when shooting in A mode). press the n button and choose [Review Info] on the 4 tab (p. C Y P O Histogram High z The graph in detailed information display is a histogram showing the distribution of brightness in the image. simple information display is not available.

X An orange frame is displayed around the selected image. Y P O 111 . and touch it again to view it in single-image display. • Touch an image to choose it. z Press the opqr buttons to choose an image. • Touch an image to choose it. z Move the zoom lever toward g to display images in an index.Still Images Movies Browsing and Filtering Images Navigating Through Images in an Index By displaying multiple images in an index. Moving the lever again will increase the number of images shown. Display images in an index. you can quickly find the images you are looking for. move the zoom lever toward k. and then hold the zoom lever toward k to view an image in single-image display. z To display fewer images. Choose an image. you can touch the screen to choose images. C z Press the m button to view the selected image in single-image display. Fewer images are shown each time you move the lever. • Dragging up or down across the screen will scroll through the image index. A3400 IS Using the Touch-Screen Panel In index display.

X The jump method and the position of the Position of Current Image current image is shown at the bottom of the screen. • If no images match the jump method. and ) is shown on C Y P O • The number of images matching the jump method (except for the right side of the screen. Jumps to movies only. z To navigate through images using your selected jump method. press the n button. press the qr buttons. nothing will happen when you press the qr buttons. 45). you can jump by a specific number of images or method. Jumps to still images only. Jumps by 100 images at a time. Jumps by 10 images at a time. Switch to the previous or next image. 112 . Choose a jump method. z Press the n button. and then choose z Press the op buttons to choose a jump method. Jump Shot Date Jump 10 Images Jump 100 Images Jump to first Jump to Movie Jumps to the first image in each group of images that were shot on the same date. [Jump Search] on the 1 tab (p. z To return to the menu screen.Browsing and Filtering Images Navigating Through Images Using Jump Display To find images on a memory card full of images.

is displayed. You can return to single-image display by continuing to hold it. • Touch ^ to restore single-image display. Press the m button again to restore the original setting. Approximate Position of Displayed Area z To move the display position. 113 . A3400 IS C Y P O Using the Touch-Screen Panel • Touching the screen will zoom in and magnify the image. you can switch to by pressing the m button. To switch to other images while zoomed. and and are displayed. press the qr buttons. and is displayed.Image Viewing Options Still Images Magnifying Images Magnify an image. • Touch operation is not available when is displayed. centered around where you touch. • To move the display position. by touching repeatedly. • You can also zoom in or out by touching or . z To zoom out. You can magnify images up to about 10x by continuing to hold the zoom lever. • You can magnify images up to about 10x. touch and hold or . move the zoom lever toward g. z Moving the zoom lever toward k will zoom in and magnify the image. To zoom in or out continuously. • You can return to single-image display from magnified display by pressing the n button. press the z While opqr buttons. drag across the screen. Move the display position and switch images as needed.

Start automatic playback. hold the qr buttons down. 45). Access the setting screen. For fast-forward or fast-rewind. z Press the n button to stop the slideshow. • To pause or resume slideshows. 40) are deactivated during slideshows.. z Press the n button and choose [Slideshow] on the 1 tab (p. z Press the op buttons to choose [Start].. X The slideshow will start a few seconds after [Loading image.] is displayed. 45).Image Viewing Options Still Images Movies Viewing Slideshows Automatically play back images from a memory card as follows. and then choose the desired option (p. z Choose a menu item to configure. • You can switch to other images during playback by pressing the qr buttons. press the m button. 114 . C Y P O • The camera’s power-saving functions (p. and then press the m button. Configure the setting.

A confirmation message is displayed. cancel protection settings first. 116).Still Images Movies Protecting Images Protect important images to prevent accidental erasure by the camera (p. and then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. press the m button again. z Repeat this process to choose additional images. 45). Choose an image. • Images will not be protected if you switch to Shooting mode or turn the camera off before finishing the setup process in step 3. then press the m button. and • Protected images on a memory card will be erased if you format the card (pp. 115 . To erase them. Choose [Protect]. C Protect the image. Y P O z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. is no longer displayed. 126. 127). • Protected images cannot be erased by the camera. z To cancel protection. z Press the n button. and then choose [Protect] on the 1 tab (p. z Press the n button. is displayed.

press the qr buttons to choose [Erase]. z Press the o button. Erase the image. Be careful when erasing images. because they cannot be recovered. C Y P O Choose [Erase All]. and then press the m button. press the qr buttons to choose [Cancel]. However. Be careful when erasing images. 115) cannot be erased. z To cancel erasure. [Erase All] on the 1 tab (p. because they cannot be recovered. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. Choose an image to erase. z Press the n button. z After [Erase?] is displayed. and then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. 45). 116 . and then choose Erase all images. X The current image is now erased. Erasing All Images You can erase all images at once.Still Images Movies Erasing Images You can choose and erase unneeded images one by one. protected images (p. and then press the m button.

choose [Auto Rotate] on the 1 tab. Rotate the image. • Movies with an image quality of cannot be rotated. 45). C Y P O z Press the n button. press the n button. z Press the n button. z The image is rotated 90° each time you press z To return to the menu screen. Choose [Rotate]. the m button. • Images cannot be rotated when you set [Auto Rotate] to [Off]. and then choose [Off] (p. 117 . z Press the qr buttons to choose an image.Still Images Movies Rotating Images Change the orientation of images and save them as follows. Additionally. 45). Deactivating Auto Rotation Follow these steps to deactivate automatic rotation by the camera. which rotates images shot in vertical orientation so they are displayed vertically on the camera. images already rotated will be displayed in the original orientation. and then choose [Rotate] on the 1 tab (p. • Rotation is not possible when [Auto Rotate] is set to [Off].

Resizing Images Save a copy of images at a lower resolution. 45). 118 – 120) is only available when the memory card has sufficient free space. C Choose an image size. Choose an image. Y P O Save the new image. Choose [Resize]. then press the m button. and X The saved image is now displayed. [Display new image?] is displayed. and then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose [Yes].Still Images Editing Still Images • Image editing (pp. and X [Save new image?] is displayed. z Press the n button. then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. and then choose [Resize] on the 1 tab (p. z Press the n button. 118 . and X The image is now saved as a new file. then press the m button. Review the new image. z Press the qr buttons to choose the size.

z Follow steps 4 – 5 on p. • Images cannot be resized to a higher resolution. • For some images. Choose an option.Editing Still Images • Editing is not possible for images shot at a resolution of saved as in step 3. and then press the m button. correction may be inaccurate or may cause images to appear grainy. Choose from four correction levels. 118. C Choose an image. and then save the image as a separate file. z Press the n button. Choose [i-Contrast]. Y P O z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. 62) or Correcting Image Brightness (i-Contrast) Excessively dark image areas (such as faces or backgrounds) can be detected and automatically adjusted to the optimal brightness. Insufficient overall image contrast is also automatically corrected. and then press the m button. • Images may look grainy after repeated editing using this function. 119 . to make subjects stand out better. 45). and then choose [iContrast] on the 1 tab (p. z Press the qr buttons to choose an option. (p. Save as a new image and review.

Choose an image. C Correct the image. z Press the m button. and frames are displayed around corrected image areas. Follow the steps in “Magnifying Images” (p. z Press the opqr buttons to choose [New X The image is now saved as a new file. File]. z Follow step 5 on p. Y P O Save as a new image and review. 45). and then choose [Red-Eye Correction] on the 1 tab (p. Correcting Red-Eye Automatically corrects images affected by red-eye. z Press the n button. try correcting images using [Low]. Choose [Red-Eye Correction]. X Red-eye detected by the camera is now corrected. and then press the m button. 118. 120 . [Medium]. You can save the corrected image as a separate file.Editing Still Images • If [Auto] does not produce the expected results. z Enlarge or reduce images as needed. 113). z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. or [High].

choose [Overwrite] in step 4. the original image will be erased. • To overwrite the original image with the corrected image.Editing Still Images • Some images may not be corrected accurately. In this case. • Protected images cannot be overwritten. C Y P O 121 .

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6 Setting Menu Customize or adjust basic camera functions for greater convenience C Y P O 123 .

for greater convenience (p. 45). 69). and then press the m button. Customize commonly used functions as desired.Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Functions can be configured on the 3 tab. as needed. C Y P O z Choose an item. 124 . and then press the qr buttons to adjust the volume. Silencing Camera Operations Silence camera sounds and movies as follows. press the o button. Adjust volume with the op buttons. • Sound is not played during movies if you mute camera sounds (p. • Operation can also be silenced by holding down the p button as you turn the camera on. z Choose [Mute]. z Choose [Volume]. To restore sound during movies. 108). Adjusting the Volume Adjust the volume of individual camera sounds as follows. and then choose [On]. • Sound settings cannot be changed in mode (p.

z Choose [Hints & Tips]. z Choose [LCD Brightness]. 44) items. and then choose [Off]. menu (p. If you prefer.Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Hiding Hints and Tips Hints and tips are normally shown when you choose FUNC. you can deactivate display of the start-up screen normally shown when you turn the camera on. 125 . and then press the qr buttons to adjust the brightness. z Choose [Start-up Image]. Screen Brightness Adjust screen brightness as follows. and then choose [Off]. you can deactivate this information. C Y P O Hiding the Start-up Screen If you prefer.

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Formatting Memory Cards
Before using a new memory card or a card formatted in another device, you should format the card with this camera. Formatting erases all data on a memory card. Before formatting, copy images on the memory card to a computer, or take other steps to back them up.

Access the [Format] screen.
z Choose [Format], and then press the m
button.

Choose [OK].
z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK], and
then press the m button.

Format the memory card.
z To begin the formatting process, press the
op buttons to choose [OK], and then press the m button. z When formatting is finished, [Memory card formatting complete] is displayed. Press the m button. • Formatting or erasing data on a memory card only changes file management information on the card and does not erase the data completely. When transferring or disposing of memory cards, take steps to protect personal information if necessary, as by physically destroying cards.
• The total card capacity indicated on the formatting screen may be less than the advertised capacity.

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Low-Level Formatting
Perform low-level formatting in these cases: [Memory card error] is displayed, the camera is not working correctly, card image reading/writing is slower, continuous shooting is slower, or movie recording suddenly stops. Low-level formatting erases all data on a memory card. Before low-level formatting, copy images on the memory card to a computer, or take other steps to back them up.

Perform low-level formatting.
z On the screen in step 2 on p. 126, press the
op buttons to choose [Low Level Format], and then select this option (mark with a ) by pressing the qr buttons. z Press the opqr buttons to choose [OK], press the m button, and then follow step 3 on p. 126 to format (low-level format) the memory card.
• Low-level formatting takes longer than “Formatting Memory Cards” (p. 126), because data is erased from all storage regions of the memory card. • You can cancel low-level formatting in progress by choosing [Stop]. In this case, all data will be erased, but the memory card can be used normally.

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File Numbering
Your shots are automatically numbered in sequential order (0001 – 9999) and saved in folders that store up to 2,000 images each. You can change how the camera assigns file numbers.

z Choose [File Numbering], and then choose
an option.
Images are numbered consecutively (until the 9999th shot is taken/saved) even if you switch memory cards. Image numbering is reset to 0001 if you switch memory cards, or when a new folder is created.

Continuous

Auto Reset

• Regardless of the option selected in this setting, shots may be numbered consecutively after the last number of existing images on newly inserted memory cards. To start saving shots from 0001, use an empty (or formatted (p. 126)) memory card. • Refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide for information on the card folder structure and image formats.

Date-Based Image Storage
Instead of saving images in folders created each month, you can have the camera create folders each day you shoot to store shots taken that day.

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z Choose [Power Saving].] or less for [Display Off]. set the retraction timing to [0 sec. you should normally choose [On] for [Auto Power Down] and [1 min. 40).].] or less for [Display Off]. and then press the Y P O Configure the settings. m button. 129 . and then choose [0 sec. • The [Display Off] setting is applied even if you set [Auto Power Down] to [Off]. To have the lens retracted immediately after you press the 1 button. respectively) as needed (p. Power-Saving Adjustment Adjust the timing of automatic camera and screen deactivation (Auto Power Down and Display Off. z After choosing an item. you should normally choose [On] for [Auto Power Down] and [1 min. • To conserve battery power.Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Lens Retraction Timing The lens is normally retracted for safety about one minute after you press the 1 button in Shooting mode (p. to adjust it as needed.]. z Choose [Lens Retract]. press the qr buttons A2300 • To conserve battery power. C A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A1300 A810 Access the [Power Saving] screen. 40).

Access the [Date/Time] screen. Configure the setting. lower right. and then press the m button. For greater calibration accuracy. z Following the on-screen instructions. z Press the qr buttons to choose an item. lower left. always use the included stylus (p.Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Date and Time Adjust the date and time as follows. 15). A3400 IS Touch-Screen Calibration Calibrate the touch-screen panel if you are having difficulty choosing items or buttons by touch. z Choose [Calibration]. and then press the op buttons to adjust the setting. and then press the m button. 130 . z Choose [Date/Time]. one after another: upper left. touch the screen in four positions. or sharp objects other than the included stylus to operate the touch-screen. C Y P O z Use the included stylus to touch on the screen. pens. • Do not use pencils. and upper right.

and then press the m button. you can restore default camera settings. ]. 137) Restoring Defaults If you accidentally change a setting. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. Restore default settings. z Press the opqr buttons to choose a language. C Y P O Access the [Reset All] screen. and X Default settings are now restored. 131 . and then press the Configure the setting.Adjusting Basic Camera Functions Display Language Change the display language as needed. Adjusting Other Settings The following setting can also be adjusted on the 3 tab. • [Video System] (p. Access the [Language] screen. and then press the m button. z Choose [Language m button. z Choose [Reset All]. • You can also access the [Language] screen in Playback mode by pressing and holding the m button and then pressing the n button. then press the m button.

[Calibration] (p.Adjusting Basic Camera Functions • The following functions are not restored to default settings. and [Video System] (p. [Language ] (p. 23). 22). 137) C Y P O 132 . . 130). 68) . 23).The shooting mode (p.Custom white balance data you have recorded (p. [Language ] (p. 137) A3400 IS . 90) A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 . 22).3 tab settings [Date/Time] (p.3 tab settings [Date/Time] (p. and [Video System] (p.

7 Accessories Use included accessories effectively and enjoy the camera in more ways with optional Canon accessories and other compatible accessories sold separately C Y P O 133 .

remove the battery from the camera. Never use an electrical transformer designed for traveling. and attaching it so that o is not visible on an uncharged battery. • Using the battery charger abroad The charger can be used in areas with 100 – 240 V AC power (50/60 Hz).Tips on Using Included Accessories A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Effective Battery and Charger Use • Charge the battery on (or immediately before) the day of use Charged batteries gradually lose their charge. Optional Accessories The following camera accessories are sold separately. use a commercially available adapter for the plug. which may damage the battery. Power Supplies A4000 IS A2300 A3400 IS A2400 IS C Y P O Battery Pack NB-11L z Rechargeable lithium-ion battery Battery Charger CB-2LD z Charger for Battery Pack NB-11L 134 . Store the battery with the cover attached. Note that availability varies by area. • Long-term battery storage After using up all remaining battery power. even when they are not used. Storing a partially charged battery over extended periods (about a year) may shorten its life or affect performance. and some accessories may no longer be available. You can easily check the charge state of the battery by attaching the cover so that o is visible on a charged battery. For power outlets in a different format.

Cannot be used to charge the camera batteries. Never use an electrical transformer designed for traveling. use a commercially available adapter for the plug. which may damage the battery. • The battery charger and AC adapter kit can be used in areas with 100 – 240 V AC power (50/60 Hz). DC Coupler DR-DC10 is required to connect the adapter to the camera. 135 . Recommended when using the camera over extended periods. AC Adapter Kit ACK800 z For powering the camera using household power. Cannot be used to charge the camera battery. or when connecting the camera to a printer or computer. Recommended when using the camera over extended periods. Recommended when using the camera over extended periods. • For power outlets in a different format. DC Coupler DR-DC10 z Used with the AC adapter kit A1300 A810 A1300 A810 C A1300 A810 Y P O Battery and Charger Kit CBK4-300 z Includes four rechargeable AA NiMH batteries (NB-3AH) and a battery charger (CB-5AH).Optional Accessories A4000 IS A2300 A3400 IS A2400 IS AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90 z For powering the camera using household power. or when connecting the camera to a printer or computer.

Flash Units High-Power Flash HF-DC2 z External flash for illuminating subjects that are out of range of the built-in flash.Optional Accessories A1300 A810 • A set of four rechargeable AA NiMH batteries (NiMH Battery NB4-300) is also available without the charger. 136 . visit your nearest Canon dealer. • Battery and Charger Kit CBK4-200 can also be used. Other Accessories AV Cable AVC-DC400 z Connect the camera to a TV to enjoy playback on the larger TV screen. Printers C Y P O SELPHY Series PIXMA Series Canon PictBridge-Compatible Printers z Printing images without a computer is possible by connecting the camera to a Canon PictBridge-compatible printer. For details. High-Power Flash HF-DC1 can also be used.

164). open the terminal cover and insert the cable plug fully into the camera terminal. Make sure the camera and TV are off.Using Optional Accessories Still Images Movies Playback on a TV By connecting the camera to a TV. • Some information may not be displayed when viewing images on a TV (p. C z On the camera. refer to the TV manual. z On the TV. you can view your shots on the larger screen of the TV. z Switch the TV input to the video input you connected the cable to in step 2. Y P O Turn the TV on and switch to video input. For details on connection or how to switch inputs. Black or white Yellow Yellow Black Connect the camera to the TV. insert the cable plugs fully into the video inputs as shown. 137 .

and then open the coupler cable port cover as shown. Y P O z Follow step 1 on p. on the TV. C Make sure the camera is off. z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on.) z When finished.Using Optional Accessories Turn the camera on. Open the cover. 17 to open the memory 138 . card/battery cover. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Powering the Camera with Household Power Powering the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK-DC90 (sold separately) eliminates the need to monitor the remaining battery level. (Nothing is displayed on the camera screen. X Images from the camera are now displayed • Correct display is not possible unless the camera video output format (NTSC or PAL) matches the TV format. To change the video output format. press the n button and choose [Video System] on the 3 tab. turn off the camera and TV before disconnecting the cable.

Terminals z Make sure the coupler cable passes through the port. just as you would a battery (following step 2 on p. This may erase your shots or damage the camera. • Do not disconnect the adapter or unplug the power cord while the camera is still on. z Insert the coupler facing the direction shown. turn the camera off and unplug the power cord from the outlet. • Do not attach the adapter or adapter cord to other objects. and then plug the other end into a power outlet.Using Optional Accessories Insert the coupler. 139 . Close the cover. z Insert the adapter plug into the end of the z Insert one end of the power cord into the compact power adapter. Doing so could result in malfunction or damage to the product. z When finished. Y P O Connect the power cord. coupler cable. 18). z Lower the cover ( C ) and hold it down as you slide it until it clicks into the closed position ( ). z Turn the camera on and use it as desired.

and then open the coupler cable port cover as shown. z Follow step 1 on p. Make sure the camera is off.Using Optional Accessories A1300 A810 Powering the Camera with Household Power Powering the camera with AC Adapter Kit ACK800 and DC Coupler DRDC10 (both sold separately) eliminates the need to monitor the remaining battery level. z Lower the cover ( ) and hold it down as you slide it until it clicks into the closed position ( ). 19 to open the memory card/battery cover. z Insert the coupler as shown. Open the cover. 140 . C Y P O z Make sure the coupler cable passes through the port. Close the cover. Insert the coupler.

z Insert the adapter plug into the end of the coupler cable. • Do not attach the adapter or adapter cord to other objects. • Do not disconnect the adapter or unplug the power cord while the camera is still on. and then plug the other end into a power outlet. z Turn the camera on and use it as desired. C Y P O 141 . z Insert one end of the power cord into the compact power adapter.Using Optional Accessories Connect the power cord. z When finished. This may erase your shots or damage the camera. Doing so could result in malfunction or damage to the product. turn the camera off and unplug the power cord from the outlet.

Connect the camera to the printer. On the camera. 142 . C Y P O Turn the printer on. you can specify images to set up batch printing. Still Images Easy Print Easily print your shots by connecting the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer (sold separately) with the included interface cable (p. 2). For other connection details. z Connect the larger cable plug to the printer. Make sure the camera and printer are off.Printing Images Your shots can easily be printed by connecting the camera to a printer. z Open the cover. Holding the smaller cable plug in the orientation shown. z Press the 1 button to turn the camera on. prepare orders for photo development services. A Canon SELPHY CP series compact photo printer is used here for the sake of illustration. Also refer to the printer manual for additional information. and prepare or print images for photobooks. insert the plug fully into the camera terminal. refer to the printer manual. Turn the camera on. Screens displayed and available functions vary by printer.

Y P O • For Canon PictBridge-compatible printers (sold separately).Printing Images X is displayed. then press the m button. Print the image. z When you are finished printing. z Press the op buttons to choose [Print]. Choose an image. 143 . z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. z Press the m button. z To print other images. see p. repeat steps 5 – 6 after C printing is finished. 136. turn the camera and printer off and disconnect the interface cable. and X Printing now begins. Access the printing screen.

layout. C Y P O 144 . Both Off Default Off On Red-Eye 1 No. of Copies Trimming Paper Settings — — Matches current printer settings.Printing Images Still Images Configuring Print Settings Access the printing screen. z Press the op buttons to choose an item. and then press the qr buttons to choose an option. Default Date File No. — Matches current printer settings. z Follow steps 1 – 6 on p. Configure the settings. Corrects red-eye. 146). 145). Choose the number of copies to print. Prints images with both the date and file number added. 142 to access the screen at left. and other details (p. Specify the paper size. Prints images with the date added. — Uses information from the time of shooting to print under optimal settings. Prints images with the file number added. Specify a desired image area to print (p.

143 to print. indicating the image area to print. z Follow step 7 on p. Y P O Print the image. z Press the n button. • Cropping may not be possible at small image sizes. X A cropping frame is now displayed. z After following step 1 on p.Printing Images Cropping Images Before Printing (Trimming) By cropping images before printing. 144 to access the printing screen. C z To rotate the frame. z To resize the frame. press the m button. and then press the m button. or at some aspect ratios. Choose [Trimming]. choose [Trimming] and press the m button. • Dates may not be printed correctly if you crop images shot with [Date Stamp] selected. z To move the frame. move the zoom lever. press the op buttons to choose [OK]. 145 . press the opqr buttons. Adjust the cropping frame as needed. you can print a desired image area instead of the entire image.

Print the image. Y P O Choose a layout. Choose a type of paper. and then press the m button. 144 to access the printing screen. z When choosing [N-up]. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. z Press the op buttons to choose an option. z After following step 1 on p. 146 . z Press the op buttons to choose an option. C and then press the m button. z Press the m button. choose [Paper Settings] and press the m button. press the qr buttons to specify the number of images per sheet. Choose a paper size.Printing Images Choosing Paper Size and Layout Before Printing Choose [Paper Settings].

Prints with blank space around the image. Prints images for identification purposes. Choose from 3.. or wide-format prints. z Following steps 1 – 4 on p. Borderless. 145 to choose the printing area. Choose the length by pressing the qr buttons. 146. Choose the print size.Printing Images Available Layout Options Default Bordered Borderless N-up ID Photo Fixed Size Matches current printer settings. 147 .5 x 5 in. Y P O Choose the printing area. z Follow step 2 on p. and then press the m button. Choose how many images to print per sheet. choose [ID Photo] and press the m button. postcard. edge-to-edge printing. Printing ID Photos Choose [ID Photo]. Print the image. z Press the op buttons to choose an item. Only available for images with a resolution of L. C Choose the long and short side length.

and then press the m button. such as the number of copies. and elapsed time for the frame by setting [Caption] to [On].Printing Images Movies Printing Movie Scenes Access the printing screen. press the m button. The screen at left is displayed. 151) and ordering prints from a photo development service can be set up on the camera. C Y P O • To cancel printing in progress. and then press the m button. as follows. Movie Printing Options Single Sequence Prints the current scene as a still image. a certain interval apart. Still Images Adding Images to the Print List (DPOF) Batch printing (p. movie. 148 . on a single sheet of paper. z Follow steps 1 – 5 on p. The printing information you prepare this way will conform DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) standards. z Press the op buttons to choose . 142 to choose a z Press the qr buttons to choose c. Choose up to 998 images on a memory card and configure relevant settings. and then press the qr buttons to choose the printing method. You can also print the folder number. • [ID Photo] and [Sequence] are not available with Canon PictBridge-compatible printer models earlier than CP720 and CP730. file number. Prints a series of scenes. Print the image. Choose a printing method.

Printing Images Configuring Print Settings Specify the printing format. • may be displayed on the camera to warn you that the memory card has print settings that were configured on another camera. — • Not all of your DPOF settings may be applied in printing by the printer or photo development service. Standard Print Type Index Both Date On Off On Off On Off One image is printed per sheet. — File No. Choose and configure settings as desired (p. 149 . — Y P O All image print list settings are cleared after printing. and then choose [Print Settings] on the 2 tab. These settings apply to all images in the print list. in some cases. • Setting [Date] to [On] may cause some printers to print the date twice. Images are printed with the shooting date. 45). Smaller versions of multiple images are printed per sheet. whether to add the date or file number. Changing the print settings using this camera may overwrite all previous settings. Clear DPOF data C Images are printed with the file number. Both standard and index formats are printed. z Press the n button. and other settings as follows.

accessible by pressing the n button (p. Y P O z To set up printing for other images and specify the number of prints. Specify the number of prints. C labeled with a icon. 21).] at the same time. by following step 2. Choose an image. • Index printing is not available on some Canon PictBridge-compatible printers (sold separately). 150 . To cancel index printing for the image. choose [Select Images & Qty. it is z Press the op buttons to specify the number of prints (up to 99). press the n button to return to the menu screen. • The date is printed in a format matching setting details in [Date/Time] on the 3 tab. X You can now specify the number of copies. z When finished. press the m button again.] on the 2 tab. z If you specify index printing for the image. and then press the m button. repeat steps 2 – 3. is no longer displayed.]. z Printing quantity cannot be specified for index prints. and then press the m button. z Press the n button.Printing Images • Specifying [Index] will prevent you from choosing [On] for both [Date] and [File No. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. You can only choose which images to print. Setting Up Printing for Individual Images Choose [Select Images & Qty.

Y P O 151 . 148 – 151). z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. Configure the print settings. Printing Images Added to the Print List (DPOF) C z When images have been added to the print list (pp. choose [Select All Images] and press the m button. and then simply press the m button to print the images in the print list. 150. z Any DPOF print job that you temporarily stop will be resumed from the next image. z Following step 1 on p. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. choose [Clear All Selections] and press the m button. 150. Press the op buttons to choose [Print now]. z Following step 1 on p. and then press the m button.Printing Images Setting Up Printing for All Images Choose [Select All Images]. Confirm clearing the print list. the screen at left is displayed after you connect the camera to a PictBridge-compatible printer. and then press the m button. Clearing All Images from the Print List Choose [Clear All Selections].

choose [Select] and press the m button. and then choose how you will select images. choose [Photobook Set-up] on the 1 tab. z Following the previous procedure. C Y P O Adding Images Individually Choose [Select]. • may be displayed on the camera to warn you that the memory card has print settings that were configured on another camera. Changing the print settings using this camera may overwrite all previous settings. also refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide and the printer manual for further information. Choosing a Selection Method z Press the n button. This is convenient when ordering printed photobooks online or printing photobooks with your own printer. 152 .Printing Images Still Images Adding Images to a Photobook Photobooks can be set up on the camera by choosing up to 998 images on a memory card and importing them into the included software on your computer. where they are stored in their own folder. • After importing images to your computer.

z Repeat this process to specify other images. z Press the qr buttons to choose an image. 152. z To remove the image from the photobook. press the n button to return to the menu screen. C then press the m button. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. Y P O z Following the procedure on p. is no longer displayed. Adding All Images to a Photobook Choose [Select All Images]. X and then press the m button. [Clear All Selections] and press the m button. Configure the print settings. 152. and then press the m button. is displayed. z Following the procedure on p. z Press the qr buttons to choose [OK]. press the m button again. 153 .Printing Images Choose an image. choose [Select All Images] and press the m button. and Removing All Images from a Photobook Choose [Clear All Selections]. z When finished. choose Confirm clearing the photobook.

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Try cleaning the terminals with a cotton swab and reinserting the batteries a few times. 19). and that there is sufficient charge (p. if battery swelling prevents the battery from fitting in the camera. • Confirm that the memory card/battery cover is fully closed (p. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Battery swelling is normal and does not pose any safety concerns.Troubleshooting If you think there is a problem with the camera. • If these measures do not help and the battery is still depleted soon after charging. Purchase a new battery. for example. 18). for example. • Dirty battery terminals reduce battery performance. 19). contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. with the terminal cover on. it has reached the end of its life. • Confirm that the batteries are inserted facing the correct way (p. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Battery performance decreases at low temperatures. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Do not open the memory card/battery cover while the camera is on. and that there is sufficient charge (p. Batteries are depleted quickly. and then turn it off again (p. • Confirm that the memory card/battery cover is fully closed (p. Close the cover. Try warming the batteries a little by putting them in your pocket. Close the cover. first check the following. If the items below do not solve your problem. The battery is depleted quickly. 163). turn the camera on. A1300 A810 C Y P O The lens is not retracted. ensuring that the terminals do not touch any metal objects. turn the camera on. 19). The battery is swollen. 163). Power Nothing happens when the power button is pressed. • Dirty battery terminals reduce battery performance. Try warming the battery a little by putting it in your pocket. contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. 17). • Confirm that the battery is inserted facing the correct way (p. and then turn it off again (p. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • Confirm that you are using the correct type of battery. A1300 A810 • Do not open the memory card/battery cover while the camera is on. • Battery performance decreases at low temperatures. A1300 A810 • Confirm that you are using the correct type of battery. Try cleaning the terminals with a cotton swab and reinserting the battery a few times. 18). 156 . However.

A1300 A810 A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 The screen is deactivated when the shutter button is pressed. press the shutter button halfway (p. Note that the following display problems are not recorded in still images but are recorded in movies. 138). and shooting is not possible (p. • Try shooting with focus lock or AF lock (pp. 27). set [IS Mode] to [Off] (p. 50). • Make sure subjects are within focusing range (see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide). • Set the flash mode to h (p. 41). 104). 100). 60). 95. • Confirm that unneeded functions such as macro are deactivated. and shooting is not possible (p. 99). C Y P O A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS • Set [IS mode] to [Continuous] (p. • The screen may flicker under fluorescent or LED lighting. Strange display on the screen under low light (p. In this case. 49). 41). • Mount the camera on a tripod or take other measures to keep it still. Shots are out of focus. 104). • Set [Lamp Setting] to [On] (p.Troubleshooting Display on a TV Camera images look distorted or not displayed on a TV (p. 43). h flashes on the screen when the shutter button is pressed. 157 . • Press the shutter button halfway to focus on subjects before pressing it all the way down to shoot (p. • In Playback mode (p. Shooting Cannot shoot. 87). is displayed when the shutter button is pressed halfway (p. • Purplish banding may appear on the screen if you compose a shot that includes a bright light source. • Increase the ISO speed (p. • The screen may darken under bright light. Strange display on the screen when shooting. A1300 Nothing is displayed (p. 50). 66).

60). 100). because the lamp is counteracting red-eye. Shooting settings or FUNC. 85. 66) to activate the red-eye reduction lamp (p. • Lower the ISO speed (p. highlights are washed-out. Subjects in flash shots look too bright. • Available setting items vary by shooting mode. Use spot metering or AE lock (pp. 86). “FUNC. 166 – 173). highlights are washed-out. Adjust brightness by using exposure compensation (p. Refer to “Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode”. 87). Shots look grainy. Adjust contrast by using i-Contrast (pp. Menu”. 63). Shots look too dark despite the flash firing (p. 87). • This is caused by light from the flash reflecting off dust or airborne particles. it is not possible to shoot. menu settings are not available. Adjust brightness by using exposure compensation (p. • Shoot within flash range (see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide). 119). Note that while the red-eye reduction lamp is on (for about one second). 127). White dots or similar image artifacts appear in flash shots. • • • • • • • • Set the flash mode to h (p. 50). Reduce the lighting on subjects. • To have AF frames displayed and the camera focus correctly. Recording to the memory card takes too long. • High ISO speeds in some shooting modes may cause grainy images (p. 85. Subjects in shots look too dark. • Increase the ISO speed (p. Set the flash mode to ! (p. Otherwise. have subjects look at the red-eye reduction lamp. • Set the flash mode to ! (p. C Y P O Subjects are affected by red-eye (p. 86). 4) in flash shots. Use spot metering or AE lock (pp. try composing the shot with higher-contrast subject areas centered before you press the shutter button halfway. 88. 84). try pressing the shutter button halfway repeatedly. • Use the camera to perform low-level formatting of the memory card (p. or continuous shooting is slower. 87). Also try increasing the lighting in indoor scenes and shooting at closer range. 120). 158 . Subjects look too bright.Troubleshooting No AF frames are displayed and the camera does not focus when the shutter button is pressed halfway. • Set [Lamp Setting] to [On] (p. 84). and “Shooting Menu” (pp. For best results. 60). • Shoot within flash range (see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide). • Edit images using red-eye correction (p.

• Use the camera to format the memory card. Try one of the following measures. • Restart the camera. 127). C Y P O Memory Card The memory card is not recognized. or recording is interrupted. • Use the camera to perform low-level formatting of the memory card (p. • Switch to a memory card that you have performed low-level formatting on with the camera (p. 20). or switch to a card that supports high-speed recording. try reducing the transfer speed as follows. • There may be brief interruptions when playing movies copied to memory cards that have slow read speeds. Note that even if the elapsed time display is incorrect. is displayed and shooting stops automatically. 64). Hold the n button down as you press the o and m buttons at the same time. or audio skips. On the next screen. • Lower the image quality (p. 126). and then press the m button. Playback stops. The camera’s internal memory buffer filled up as the camera could not record to the memory card quickly enough. Computer Cannot transfer images to a computer. • Switch to a memory card that supports high-speed recording (see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide). When attempting to transfer images to the computer via a cable. Playback Playback is not possible. frames may be dropped and audio may skip if computer performance is inadequate.Troubleshooting Shooting Movies The elapsed time shown is incorrect. • Press the 1 button to enter Playback mode. • When movies are played on a computer. press the qr buttons to choose [B]. with the memory card in it (p. • Image or movie playback may not be possible if a computer is used to rename files or alter the folder structure. Refer to the ImageBrowser EX User Guide for details on folder structure and file names. the length of movies on the memory card corresponds to the actual recording time (p. 127). 159 .

Memory card error (p. 160 . Switch the write-protect tab to the unlocked position (p. 115) • The memory card does not contain any images that can be displayed. Unidentified Image/Incompatible JPEG/Image too large. 118 – 120). 20). Reinsert the memory card facing the correct way (p. Memory card locked • The write-protect tab of the SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card is set to the locked position. insert a memory card facing the correct way (p. Protected! (p./Cannot play back AVI/RAW • It may not be possible to display images that were edited or renamed on a computer. No memory card • The memory card may be inserted facing the wrong way. 148). 20). 20). 67. 17)/Change the batteries (p. contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk (p. respond as follows. or images shot with another camera. 19) No Image. Note that starred (*) functions are not available for movies. and Photobook Set-up* (p. 127) • If the same error message is displayed even when you have inserted a formatted memory card facing the correct way. Insufficient space on card • There is not enough free space on the memory card to shoot (pp. (p. or images shot with another camera. Rotate (p. C Y P O Cannot magnify!/Cannot rotate/Cannot modify image/Cannot register this image!/Cannot modify/Cannot assign to category/Unselectable image. 83) or edit images (pp. • The following functions may be unavailable for images that were renamed or already edited on a computer. Print List* (p. Either erase unneeded images (p. To shoot. Choose 998 images or less. 47. 118 – 120). 20). Cannot record! • Shooting was attempted without a memory card in the camera. 117). 113). 152) Exceeded selection limit • More than 998 images were selected for Print List (p. Edit* (pp. 148). 116) or insert a memory card with enough free space (see “Specifications” in the Getting Started guide).On-Screen Messages If an error message is displayed. Change the battery pack. Magnify* (p.

• Frequent display of this error message may indicate camera damage. and images cannot be recorded. contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. 1. In the 3 menu. To print. • Frequent display of this error message may indicate camera damage. Lens Error • This error may occur if the lens is held while it is moving. C Y P O Ink absorber full • Contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk to request assistance with ink absorber replacement. or when the camera is used in dusty or sandy locations. File Error • It may not be possible to print computer-edited images or images shot with another camera. use a commercially available USB card reader. and the highest image number (9999) has been reached. Switch to Playback mode to check for the image.000) on the memory card prevented printing or image transfer to a computer. or format the memory card (p. 161 . A camera error was detected (error number) • If this error message is displayed immediately after a shot. If this error message is displayed when the setting is correct. insert the memory card directly into the printer card slot. Print error • Check the paper size setting. the image may not have been saved. 128). change [File Numbering] to [Auto Reset] (p.On-Screen Messages Communication error • An excessive amount of images (approx. Naming error! • When the highest folder number (999). write down the error number (Exx) and contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. To transfer the images. 126). new folders cannot be created. restart the printer and complete the setting on the camera again. In this case. In this case.

Orientation is also detected during playback. 57) AF frame (p. 56) A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS Focusing range (p. AF lock (p. and in either orientation. 86) Still image resolution (p. 92). 48) Blink detection (p. 163) Camera orientation* White balance (p. However. Scene icon (p. 162 . 101) Shutter speed A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS Image stabilization (p. : Held vertically The camera detects the shooting orientation and adjusts settings for optimal shots. 85). 55) A2300 A1300 A810 Focusing range (p. FE lock (p. 99). the orientation may not be detected correctly when the camera is pointed straight up or down. IS mode icon (p. 104) Aperture value Exposure compensation level (p. 84) A3400 IS Touch Shutter (p. 90) Self-timer (p. 166). 99) Shooting mode (p. 65) A3400 IS Exposure compensation level (p. 62) Recordable shots Movie resolution * Remaining time Digital zoom magnification (p. 86) Date stamp (p. 50) A4000 IS A2400 IS A2300 A1300 A810 Metering method (p. 92). 104) AE lock (p. 93) Camera shake warning (p. the camera automatically rotates images as needed. 61) ISO speed (p. 86) : Regular orientation. 51) Flash mode (pp. 89) Drive mode (p.On-Screen Information Shooting (Information Display) A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Battery level (p. AF lock (p. 163) A1300 A810 Battery level (p. 59) A3400 IS Metering method (p. 84) i-Contrast (p. 100) Red-eye correction (p. 60. 63) Spot AE point frame (p. 88) Zoom bar (p. 87) C Y P O Grid lines (p.

Display (Blinking red) [Change the batteries] C Y P O Details Nearly depleted—prepare replacement batteries Depleted—replace the batteries 163 .] A1300 A810 Nearly depleted—charge the battery soon Depleted—charge the battery immediately Details Battery Level An on-screen icon or message warns you when there is little battery power left. No icon or message is shown unless the batteries are running out of power. but sufficient (Blinking red) [Change the battery pack.On-Screen Information A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Battery Level An on-screen icon or message indicates the battery charge level. Display Sufficient charge Slightly depleted.

53. 62). 88. 110) A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 Battery level (p. 21) • Some information may not be displayed when viewing images on a TV (p. 163) A1300 A810 Battery level (p. 108) Shooting mode (p. 120) i-Contrast (pp. 118 – 120) Protection (p. 163) Metering method (p. MOV (movies) Image editing (pp. 128) Current image no. of images Shutter speed (still images). 86) Folder number . 166) ISO speed (p. 63. 119) Shooting date/time (p. 92) C Y P O File size Still images: Resolution Movies: Movie length Resolution (p.On-Screen Information Playback (Detailed Information Display) Movie (pp. 89) Histogram (p. 84) White balance (p. 164 . Image quality / Frame rate (movies) (p.File number (p. / Total no. 100) Focusing range (p. 115) Red-eye correction (pp. 137). 87) Exposure compensation level (p. 64) Aperture value Flash (p.

4 sec. • To skip forward or back during movie playback. keep holding down the m button. No sound is played. keep holding down the m button. 108) Exit Play Slow Motion (Press the qr buttons to adjust the playback speed. before or after the current frame.) Next Frame (For fast-forward.On-Screen Information Summary of Movie Control Panel in “Viewing” (p. 142). keep holding down the m button. C Y P O 165 .) Skip Forward* (To continue skipping forward. keep holding down the m button.) Skip Backward* (To continue skipping backward.) c Shown when the camera is connected to a PictBridge-compatible printer (p.) Previous Frame (For fast-rewind. press the qr buttons. * Displays the frame approx.

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Do not rub hard or apply force. • To prevent condensation from forming on the camera after sudden temperature changes (when the camera is transferred from cold to warm environments). contact a Canon Customer Support Help Desk. Remove the battery and memory card. resealable plastic bag and let it gradually adjust to the temperature before removing it from the bag. • If water droplets or dirt adheres to the camera or screen. wipe with a dry soft cloth. A1300 A810 • If condensation does form on the camera.Handling Precautions • The camera is a high-precision electronic device. Continuing to use the camera in this state may damage it. motors. put the camera in an airtight. or other devices that generate strong electromagnetic fields. A4000 IS A3400 IS A2400 IS A2300 • If condensation does form on the camera. Remove the batteries and memory card. such as an eyeglass cloth. • Use a blower brush to remove dust from the lens. and wait until the moisture has evaporated before resuming use. • Never use cleaners containing organic solvents to clean the camera or screen. Continuing to use the camera in this state may damage it. Avoid dropping it or subjecting it to strong impact. and wait until the moisture has evaporated before resuming use. If cleaning is difficult. which may cause malfunction or erase image data. stop using it immediately. • Never bring the camera near magnets. C Y P O 175 . stop using it immediately.

.............. 128 Fireworks (shooting mode)................................................................................................................................................... 140 176 ............................................................................................................. 22 Setting ................................... 119 Red-eye correction ............... 99 AF-point zoom ..................................................... 135........... 139 Defaults J Reset all DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ...................................................... 24.......... 25....................................................................................................................................................................................................... 61 Changing ....................... 101 File numbering... 44 Table............. 116 Error messages ........ 116 Erasing all...................................................................................................... 148 Face AiAF (AF frame mode) .......................................................................... 19................................................ 15 Drive mode .. 90 E Editing i-Contrast ......... 168 G Grid lines ................. 40 Battery and charger kit .............. 135 Battery and charger kit .. 134 Blink detection ............................. 92 Focus lock .. 92 Macro.... 135..... 40 Battery Charging ......... 85 AF frames.......................................................... 101 B Batteries ................................................... 137 Drag................ 23 DPOF .................................. 94 Color (white balance) ............ 134 AE lock ................................................................................................................................................ 131 Camera shake . 85 Compensation .......................................................................................................... 98 Focusing range Infinity ................................................................................... 104 Center (AF frame mode) ....................................................... 163 Power saving ........... 102 Servo AF................. 138 Accessories ....... 120 Resizing images ... 95 FUNC. 118 Erasing ................................................ 48 AV cable .......................................... 90 Custom white balance ... 135 J Date/time (date/time battery) Level ................................................ 93 FE lock .................................................Index A AC adapter kit................ 100 Focusing AF frames ............................. 21 DC coupler ................. 2............ 84 FE lock.................................................................................... menu Basic operations ..................... 65 F C Camera Reset all......................... 138................................ 99 AUTO mode (shooting mode) ........ 93 AF lock............................... 100 On......... 160 Exposure AE lock ................. 163 Power saving .............................................. 56 Display language............................................................ 104 H Household power ........... 100 Slow synchro ............... 16 Level ................ 89 Continuous shooting....... 49... 60............................. 97 Touch AF .................. 90 C Y P O D Date/time Adding date/time to images .................................. 135 Battery charger................................................... 69 Fish-eye effect (shooting mode)..... 2 Digital zoom.................. 73 Flash Deactivating the flash ................... 93 AF J Focusing AF lock ....... 140 AC adapter kit for household power .........................

.................... 105 Power J Battery.... menu.................................................................. 117 J Jump display................. 131 Resizing images ..124 Super vivid (shooting mode)....................................................... 120 Reset all.......................................... 116 Playback J Viewing Protecting.......................................58 Customizing the self-timer ..........15 Touch Shutter ................................................................57 2-second self-timer ............ 2................................................................................................. 84 Package contents .......................................................................... 142 ISO speed...................... 92 Interface cable . Batteries....................15 Touch AF ..........................72 L Lamp................................................ 69 M Macro (focus mode).....................................162.......... 80 Low-light (shooting mode) ............................................69 Software DIGITAL CAMERA Solution Disk ............ 166 Metering method.................. 68 Poster effect (shooting mode) .................................................... 78 Movies Image quality (resolution/frame rate) .................................. Menu SD/SDHC/SDXC memory cards J Memory cards Self-timer .. 86 Miniature effect (shooting mode) ....................... 3 Menu Basic operations . 72 T Terminal..................................... Battery and charger kit..31 Sounds ......................... 137................... 70 Long shutter (shooting mode).................. 164 Language display........................................................................................................... AC adapter kit Power saving ... 23 Live View Control (shooting mode)........... 113 Memory cards. 112 S Screen Icons ..................62 Rotating ......................................23 Menu J FUNC.......... 45 Table...............115 R Red-eye correction ............................. 141........................................................................142 Program AE .......118 Resolution (image size) ...................................................................... 2 Installation........................................32 Saving images to a computer ..........................114 Snow (shooting mode)........................59 177 ................. 152 PictBridge ........ 46 Infinity (focus mode) ....................................................63..................... 66 Language display .......................................................................................... 115 Indicator........................ 82 Images Display period ........................... 92 Magnified display................................................................................... 87 Powered IS ..................................40 Printing ..................130 Touch-screen panel.......... 64 C Y P O P P (shooting mode) .................... 66 Erasing..........................162 Slideshow ...............84 Protecting ... 142 Playback J Viewing Portrait (shooting mode) ..... 142 Touch.....................98 Touch position calibration................... 2 Photobook set-up .........................58 Servo AF.............................. 139...........................................Index I i-Contrast ........................ 74 Monochrome (shooting mode).............................. 136.... 119 iFrame movies (movie mode) ......................................97 Shooting Shooting date/time J Date/time Shooting information................................................. 88..................................................

.............................. 95 Traveling with the camera ................... 114 TV display........................... 137 W White balance (color) ........... 27 Slideshow ......................................... 111 Jump display......................... 42 Viewing Index display...................... 77 Tracking AF .......................................................... 156 TV display.................. 24................... 48................. 113 Single-image display ...................... 56 C Y P O 178 ......................... 137 V Viewfinder....... 134 Troubleshooting........................................Index Toy camera effect (shooting mode)........................................................................................... 89 Widescreen (resolution) .................................................. 62 Z Zoom .......... 112 Magnified display......

pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions. uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and. PC1737. Model PC1730. One Canon Plaza. the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Inc. use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions. and (2) this device must accept any interference received. you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on. Tel No. However. • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. PC1731.S. • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. (1) this device may not cause harmful interference. may cause harmful interference to radio communications. This equipment generates. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception. The cable with the ferrite core provided with the digital camera must be used with this equipment in order to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules. U. If such changes or modifications should be made. NY 11042. PC1732.A. PC1741 systems) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. including interference that may cause undesired operation.. To ensure proper operation of this product. PC1740.S. (516) 328-5600 C Y P O Canadian Radio Interference Regulations This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Canon U.FCC Notice (Digital Camera. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B digital devices. 179 .A. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. Lake Success.

special handling may apply. For connection to a supply not in the U. AWG no. you will need a special plug adapter. with a non-polarized NEMA 1-15P plug rated for 125V 15A. The adapter can be used with a power supply between 100 and 240 V AC.Battery Charger CB-2LD IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONSSAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS. For U.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate/ for details. use an attachment plug adapter of the proper configuration for the power outlet. rated for 125V 7A.. if needed. CAUTION RISK OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS REPLACED BY AN INCORRECT TYPE. For only United States Use a UL listed. For CA. Contact your Canon dealer for information about plug adapter for overseas use.S. Battery Charger CB-2LDE In normal use.A.8-3m(6-10ft). C Y P O 180 . DISPOSE OF USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO LOCAL REGULATION. See www. Type SPT-2 or NTSPT-2.ca. USA only Included lithium battery contains Perchlorate Material .18 power supply cord. keep the LED side face-up. 1. customers only: For areas where 120 V AC power is not used.A.dtsc. DANGER-TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK. CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS.S.

About MPEG-4 Licensing • This product is licensed under AT&T patents for the MPEG-4 standard and may be used for encoding MPEG-4 compliant video and/or decoding MPEG-4 compliant video that was encoded only (1) for a personal and non-commercial purpose or (2) by a video provider licensed under the AT&T patents to provide MPEG-4 compliant video. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery. • The iFrame logo and the iFrame symbol are trademarks of Apple Inc. • This device incorporates exFAT technology licensed from Microsoft. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery. * Notice displayed in English as required.Trademark Acknowledgments • The SDXC logo is a trademark of SD-3C. C Y P O 181 . LLC. Battery Pack NB-11L USA and Canada only: The Lithium ion/polymer battery that powers the product is recyclable. NiMH Battery NB-3AH USA and Canada only: The Nickel-Metal Hydride battery is recyclable. No license is granted or implied for any other use for MPEG-4 standard.

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