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Contents

User Manual Basic functions

PL70 Extended functions

Shooting options

Playback/Editing

Appendixes

Index
Health and safety information
Always comply with the following precautions and usage tips to avoid dangerous situations and ensure peak performance of your camera.

Prevent damage to subjects’ eyesight


Warning—situations that could cause injury to yourself or
others Do not use the flash in close proximity (closer than 1 m/3 ft) to
people or animals. Using the flash too close to your subject’s
Caution—situations that could cause damage to your eyes can cause temporary or permanent damage.
camera or other equipment
Handle and dispose of batteries and chargers with care
Note—notes, usage tips, or additional information
t Use only Samsung-approved batteries and chargers.
Incompatible batteries and chargers can cause serious injuries
or damage to your camera.
t Never dispose of batteries in a fire. Follow all local regulations
Safety warnings when disposing of used batteries.
t Never place batteries or cameras on or in heating devices,
Do not use your camera near flammable or explosive such as microwave ovens, stoves, or radiators. Batteries may
gases and liquids explode when overheated.

Do not use your camera near fuels, combustibles, or flammable


chemicals. Do not store or carry flammable liquids, gases, or
explosive materials in the same compartment as the camera or its Safety precautions
accessories.
Handle and store your camera carefully and sensibly
Keep your camera away from small children and pets t Do not allow your camera to get wet—liquids can cause serious
Keep your camera and all accessories out of the reach of small damage. Do not handle your camera with wet hands. Water
children and animals. Small parts may cause choking or serious damage to your camera can void your manufacturer’s warranty.
injury if swallowed. Moving parts and accessories may present
physical dangers as well.

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Health and safety information

t Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from
temperatures for an extended period of time. Prolonged damage
exposure to sunlight or extreme temperatures can cause
permanent damage to your camera’s internal components. t Avoid exposing batteries or memory cards to very cold or very
hot temperatures (below 0º C/32º F or above 40º C/104º F).
t Avoid using or storing your camera in dusty, dirty, humid, or
Extreme temperatures can reduce the charging capacity of your
poorly-ventilated areas to prevent damage to moving parts and
batteries and can cause memory cards to malfunction.
internal components.
t Prevent batteries from making contact with metal objects, as
t Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an
this can create a connection between the + and – terminals
extended period of time. Installed batteries may leak or corrode
of your battery and lead to temporary or permanent battery
over time and cause serious damage to your camera.
damage.
t Protect your camera from sand and dirt when using it on
t Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or
beaches or in other similar areas.
foreign substances. If dirty, wipe the memory card clean with a
t Protect your camera from impact, rough handling, and soft cloth before inserting in your camera.
excessive vibration to avoid serious damage.
t Turn off the camera when inserting or removing the memory
t Exercise caution when connecting cables or adapters and card.
installing batteries and memory cards. Forcing the connectors,
t Do not bend, drop, or subject memory cards to heavy impact
improperly connecting cables, or improperly installing batteries
or pressure.
and memory cards can damage ports, connectors, and
accessories. t Do not use memory cards that have been formatted by other
cameras or by a computer. Reformat the memory card with
t Do not insert foreign objects into any of your camera’s
your camera.
compartments, slots, or access points. Damage due to
improper use may not be covered by your warranty. t Never use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card.

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Health and safety information

Use only Samsung-approved accessories Exercise caution when using the camera in humid
environments
Using incompatible accessories may damage your camera,
cause injury, or void your warranty. When transferring the camera from a cold environment to a warm
and humid one, condensation can form on the delicate electronic
Protect your camera’s lens circuitry and memory card. In this situation, wait for at least 1 hour
until all moisture has evaporated before using the camera.
t Do not expose the lens to direct sunlight, as this may discolour
the image sensor or cause it to malfunction.
Check that the camera is operating properly before use
t Protect your lens from fingerprints and scratches. Clean your
lens with a soft, clean, debris-free lens cloth. The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any loss of files or
damage that may result from camera malfunction or improper
use.
Important usage information

Allow only qualified personnel to service your camera


Do not allow unqualified personnel to service the camera or
attempt to service the camera yourself. Any damage that results
from unqualified service is not covered by your warranty.

Ensure maximum battery and charger life


t Overcharging batteries may shorten battery life. After charging is
finished, disconnect the cable from your camera.
t Over time, unused batteries will discharge and must be
recharged before use.
t Disconnect chargers from power sources when not in use.
t Use batteries only for their intended purpose.

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Organisation of the user manual

Basic functions 10
©2009 SAMSUNG DIGITAL IMAGING CO., LTD.
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic
Camera specifications or contents of this manual may be functions for shooting.
changed without prior notice due to upgrade of camera
functions. Extended functions 25
Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and
how to record a video or voice memo.

Copyright information Shooting options 34


t Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode.
registered trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation.
t HDMI, the HDMI logo and the term "High Definition Playback/Editing 51
Multimedia Interface" are trademarks or registered Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice
trademarks of HDMI Licencing LLC. memos and edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to
t QuickTime® and QuickTime® logo are trademarks or connect your camera to your computer, photo printer,
registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc., used TV, or HDTV.
under licence.
Appendixes 72
Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and
maintenance tips.

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Indications used in this manual Icons used in this manual
Shooting mode Indication Icon Function
Auto a Additional information
Program p Safety warnings and precautions
DUAL IS d Camera buttons; for example: [Shutter] (represents the
[ ]
Photo Help Guide h shutter button)

Beauty Shot b ( ) Page number of related information

Scene s The order of options or menus you must select to


perform a step; for example: Select Functions “ White
Movie v “
Balance (represents select Functions, and then White
Smart Auto S Balance).
* Annotation

Shooting mode icons


These icons indicate that a function is available in the
corresponding modes. The s mode may not support functions
Abbreviations used in this manual
for all scenes. Abbreviation Definition
e.g.) ACB Auto Contrast Balance
AEB Auto Exposure Bracket
Available in the AF Auto Focus
Program, DUAL IS, DIS Digital Image Stabilisation
and Movie modes
DPOF Digital Print Order Format
EV Exposure Value
OIS Optical Image Stabilisation
WB White Balance

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Expressions used in this manual

Pressing the shutter Exposure (Brightness)


t Half-press [Shutter]: press the shutter halfway down The amount of light that enters your camera determines the
t Press [Shutter]: press the shutter all the way down exposure. You can alter the exposure with shutter speed,
aperture value, and ISO speed. By altering the exposure, your
photos will be darker or lighter.

Normal exposure Overexposure (too bright)


Half-press [Shutter] Press [Shutter]

Subject, background, and composition


t Subject: the main object of a scene, such as a person, animal,
or still life
t Background: the objects around the subject
t Composition: the combination of a subject and background

Subject

Composition

Background

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Quick reference
Taking photos of people Adjusting the exposure (brightness) t Viewing files by category in
Smart Album f 53
t s mode > Portrait, Children f 27 t ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) f 39 t Deleting all files on the
t b mode f 29 t EV (to adjust exposure) f 45 memory card f 54
t Red-eye, Red-eye Fix (to prevent or correct red-eye) t ACB (to compensate for subjects against bright t Viewing files as a slide show
f 38 backgrounds) f 45 f 56
t Face Detection f 42 t Metering f 46 t Viewing files on a TV or HDTV
t AEB (to take three photos of the same scene with f 63
Taking photos at night or in the dark different exposures) f 48 t Connecting your camera to a
computer f 65
t Adjusting sound and volume
t s mode > Night, Dawn, Firework f 27
Applying a different effect f 74
t Flash options f 38
t Adjusting the brightness of
t ISO speed (to adjust the sensitivity to light) f 39 the display f 74
t Photo styles (to apply tones) f 49
t Image adjustment (to adjust saturation, sharpness, or t Changing the display
contrast) f 50 language f 74
Taking action photos t Setting the date and time
f 75
t Continuous, Motion Capture f 48 Reducing camera shake t Formatting the memory card
f 75
t Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) f 21 t Troubleshooting f 84
Taking photos of text, insects, or
t d mode f 30
flowers
t s mode > Close Up, Text f 27
t Macro, Auto Macro (to take close-up photos) f 40
t White balance (to change the colour tone) f 46

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Contents
Basic functions ...................................................................... 10 Shooting options ................................................................... 34
Unpacking ......................................................................... 11 Selecting a resolution and quality ...................................... 35
Camera layout ................................................................... 12 Selecting a resolution ........................................................... 35
Icons ................................................................................. 14 Selecting image quality ........................................................ 35
Turning your camera on or off ........................................... 15 Using the timer .................................................................. 36
Selecting options ............................................................... 16 Shooting in the dark .......................................................... 38
Setting the display and sound ........................................... 18 Preventing red-eye .............................................................. 38
Changing the display type .................................................... 18 Using the flash .................................................................... 38
Setting the sound ................................................................ 18 Adjusting the ISO speed ...................................................... 39
Taking photos .................................................................... 19 Changing the camera’s focus ............................................ 40
Zooming ............................................................................. 20 Using macro ....................................................................... 40
Reducing camera shake (OIS) .............................................. 21 Using auto focus ................................................................. 40
Using the Photo Help Guide mode ................................... 22 Adjusting the focus area ....................................................... 41
Tips for getting a clearer photo .......................................... 23 Using face detection ......................................................... 42
Detecting faces ................................................................... 42
Extended functions .............................................................. 25 Taking a self-portrait shot ...................................................... 43
Shooting modes ................................................................ 26 Taking a smile shot .............................................................. 43
Using the Smart Auto mode ................................................. 26 Detecting eye blinking .......................................................... 44
Using the Scene mode ........................................................ 27 Using smart face recognition ............................................... 44
Using the frame guide .......................................................... 27 Adjusting brightness and colour ........................................ 45
Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode .............................. 28 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) .................................... 45
Using the Beauty Shot mode ................................................ 29 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) .................................... 45
Using the DUAL IS mode ..................................................... 30 Changing the metering option ............................................... 46
Using the Program mode ..................................................... 30 Selecting a light source (White balance) ................................ 46
Recording a video ............................................................... 31 Using burst modes ............................................................ 48
Recording voice memos ................................................... 33 Improving your photos ...................................................... 49
Recording a voice memo ..................................................... 33 Applying photo styles ........................................................... 49
Adding a voice memo to a photo .......................................... 33 Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 49
Adjusting your photos .......................................................... 50

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Contents

Playback/Editing ................................................................... 51 Appendixes ............................................................................ 72


Playing back ...................................................................... 52 Camera settings menu ...................................................... 73
Starting Playback mode ....................................................... 52 Accessing the settings menu ................................................ 73
Viewing photos ................................................................... 56 Sound ................................................................................ 74
Playing a video .................................................................... 57 Display ............................................................................... 74
Playing voice memos ........................................................... 58 Settings .............................................................................. 75
Editing a photo .................................................................. 59 Error messages ................................................................. 78
Resizing photos .................................................................. 59 Camera maintenance ........................................................ 79
Rotating a photo .................................................................. 59 Cleaning your camera .......................................................... 79
Applying photo styles ........................................................... 60 About memory cards ........................................................... 80
Defining your own RGB tone ................................................ 60 About the battery ................................................................. 81
Correcting exposure problems ............................................. 61 Common questions ........................................................... 83
Creating a print order (DPOF) ................................................ 62 Before contacting a service centre .................................... 84
Viewing files on a TV or HDTV ........................................... 63 Camera specifications ....................................................... 87
Transferring files to your computer .................................... 65 Index ................................................................................. 92
For Windows users ............................................................. 65
For Mac users ..................................................................... 70
Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) ............... 71

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Basic functions
Learn about your camera’s layout, icons, and basic functions
for shooting.

Unpacking ………………………………………………… 11
Camera layout …………………………………………… 12
Icons ………………………………………………………… 14
Turning your camera on or off ………………………… 15
Selecting options ………………………………………… 16
Setting the display and sound ………………………… 18
Changing the display type ………………………………… 18
Setting the sound …………………………………………… 18
Taking photos ……………………………………………… 19
Zooming …………………………………………………… 20
Reducing camera shake (OIS) ……………………………… 21
Using the Photo Help Guide mode …………………… 22
Tips for getting a clearer photo ………………………… 23
Unpacking
Check your product box for the following items.

Camera AC adapter/USB cable Rechargeable battery Strap

Software CD-ROM Quick Start Manual The illustrations may differ from your actual items.
(User manual included)

Optional accessories
Sold as a set

Camera case Memory cards A/V cable HDMI cable/HDMI adapter

Basic functions 11
Camera layout
Before you start, familiarise yourself with your camera's parts and their functions.

POWER button

Shutter button Speaker

Flash
Microphone

AF-assist light/timer lamp

Lens

USB, A/V, and HDMI port


Accepts USB cable, A/V cable, or
HDMI adapter

Tripod mount

Battery chamber cover


Insert a memory card and battery

Basic functions 12
Camera layout

Zoom button
t Zoom in or out in Shooting mode.
t Zoom in on part of a photo or view files as thumbnails in Playback mode.
t Adjust volume in Playback mode.

Display Status lamp


t Blinking: When saving a photo or video, being read by a computer
or printer, or out of focus
t Steady: When connecting to a computer or in focus

Mode dial
Icon Mode Description
Take a photo quickly and easily with
a Auto minimal settings
Button Description
m Access options or menus. p Program Take a photo by setting options

Take a photo with options suitable for


In Shooting mode While setting d DUAL IS reducing camera shake
D Change the display option Move up
Photo Help
Navigation M Change the macro option Move down h Get shooting tips and practice shooting
Guide
F Change the flash option Move left
Take a photo of a person with options to
t Change the timer option Move right b Beauty Shot hide facial imperfections

o Confirm the highlighted option or menu. Take a photo with options preset for a
s Scene specific scene
Playback Enter Playback mode.
v Movie Record a video
t Access options in Shooting mode.
Function Take a photo by letting the camera select
t Delete files in Playback mode. S Smart Auto a scene mode as it detects

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Icons
The icons displayed will change according to the mode you select or the options you set.

A A. Information B. Icons on the right


Icon Description Icon Description
Selected shooting mode Flash

Zoom ratio Timer


B
Available number of photos Auto focus
Photo style
Available recording time
Face detection
Internal memory
Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS)
C Memory card inserted
Face tone
t : Fully charged Face retouch
t : Partially charged Image adjustment
t : Charging needed (contrast, sharpness, saturation)
Aperture and shutter speed Voice muted

Voice memo C. Icons on the left


Auto focus frame Icon Description
Exposure value
Camera shake
White balance
Current date and time
ISO speed
Photo resolution
Video resolution
Photo quality
Frame rate
Metering option
Long time shutter
Burst type

Basic functions 14
Turning your camera on or off
Learn how to start your camera.

Press [POWER] to turn your camera on or off. Turning on your camera in Playback mode
Press [P]. The camera turns on and accesses Playback mode
immediately.

Press and hold [P] to mute camera sounds.

Basic functions 15
Selecting options
You can select options by pressing [m] and using the navigation buttons ([D], [M], [F], [t]).

You can also access shooting options by pressing [f] but some options are not available.

1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. E.g. Selecting a white balance option in the P mode

2 Use the navigation buttons to scroll to an option or 1 Rotate the mode dial to p.
menu.
t To move left or right, press [F] or [t].
t To move up or down, press [D] or [M].

EV

2 Press [m].
EV
Functions White Balance
ISO
Sound
Back Move Face Detection
Display Photo Size

3 Press [o] to confirm the highlighted option or menu. Settings Quality


ACB
Exit Change

Going back to the previous menu


Press [m] again to go back to the previous menu.

Press [Shutter] to return to Shooting mode.

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Selecting options

3 Press [D] or [M] to scroll to Functions and then


press [t] or [o].

4 Press [D] or [M] to scroll to White Balance and then


press [t] or [o].
EV
White Balance
ISO
Face Detection
Photo Size
Quality
ACB
Exit Back

5 Press [F] or [t] to scroll to a white balance option.

Daylight

Back Move

6 Press [o].

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Setting the display and sound
Learn how to change the basic settings for the display and sound according to your preferences.

Changing the display type Setting the sound


Select a style of display for Shooting or Playback mode. Set whether your camera emits a specified sound when you
operate your camera.
Press [D] repeatedly to change a display type.
1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m].

2 Select Sound “ Beep Sound “ an option.


Option Description
Show all photographic Off The camera does not emit any sounds.
information.
1/2/3 The camera emits sounds.

3 Press [m] to return to the previous mode.

Mode Description
t Display all information about shooting
Shooting t Hide information about shooting, except the
available number of photos
t Display all information about the current photo
t Hide all information about the current file
Playback
t Display information about the current file, except the
shooting settings and captured date

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Taking photos
Learn basic actions to take photos easily and quickly in the Auto mode.

1 Rotate the mode dial to a. 3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus.


t A green frame means the subject in focus.

2 Align your subject in the frame.

4 Press [Shutter] to take a photo.

See page 23 for tips to get clearer photos.

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Taking photos

Zooming Digital zoom


You can shoot close-up photos by adjusting the zoom. Your If the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using
camera has a 5X optical zoom and 5X digital zoom. By using the digital zoom. The picture quality may deteriorate when you
both, you can zoom in up to 25 times. use the digital zoom.
Push [Zoom] up to zoom in on your subject. Push [Zoom] down Optical range Zoom indicator
to zoom out.
Zoom ratio
Zoom in Digital range

t The digital zoom is not available when using S, d, b,


s (in some scenes), and v modes and when used with Face
Detection.
t It may take longer to save a photo when using the digital zoom.
Zoom out

The zoom ratio available for videos differs.

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Taking photos

Reducing camera shake (OIS) apbsv t OIS may not function properly when:
Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. - you move your camera to follow a moving subject
- you use digital zoom
- there is too much camera shake
- the shutter speed is slow (e.g., when you select Night in the s
mode)
- the battery is low
- you take a close-up shot
t If you use the OIS function with a tripod, your images may be blurred
Before correction After correction by the vibration of the OIS sensor. Deactivate the OIS function when
you use a tripod.
t If the camera is impacted, the display will be blurry. In this case, turn
1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. off the camera and turn it on again to use the OIS function correctly.

2 Select Functions “ OIS “ an option.


Option Description
Off: Deactivate the OIS function.
On: Activate the OIS function.

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Using the Photo Help Guide mode
This mode provides various shooting tips. Learn how to get better photos and videos.

1 Rotate the mode dial to h. 4 View a topic.


t Press [D] or [M] to display the previous or next screen.

Photo Help Guide

Press the Fn button.


Move to ISO using the up
and down buttons.

2 Select a menu from the list.


Photo Help Guide
Photo Help Guide Back Practice

Features to use when the image is out of focus


Features to reduce camera shake 5 Press [o] to practice.
Features to use in low light conditions t Press [D] to return to the list.
Features to use when adjusting brightness
Features to use when adjusting colours t Press [F] to go back to the previous menu.
Change t While practicing, you cannot set shooting options or menus.

3 Select a submenu.

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Tips for getting a clearer photo

Holding your camera correctly Reducing camera shake

Make sure nothing is t Set the Optical Image Stabilisation option to


blocking the lens. reduce camera shake optically. (p. 21)
t Select the d mode to reduce camera
shake both optically and digitally. (p. 30)

Half-pressing the shutter button When is displayed

When shooting in the dark, avoid


setting the flash option to Slow
Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the
Sync or Off. The aperture remains
focus. Focus and exposure will be
open longer and it may be harder
adjusted automatically.
to hold the camera still.
t Use a tripod or set the flash
option to Fill in. (p. 38)
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 39)
The aperture value and shutter Camera shake
speed are automatically set.

Focus frame
t Press [Shutter] to take the photo
if displayed in green.
t Change the frame and half-press
[Shutter] again if displayed in red.

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Preventing your subject from being out of focus
It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: t When you take photos in low light
- there is little contrast between the subject and background
(When your subject is wearing a colour of clothing that is similar to the Turn on the flash.
background) (p. 38)
- the light source behind the subject is too bright
- the subject is shiny
- the subject includes horizontal patterns, such as blinds
- the subject is not positioned in the centre of the frame

t When subjects are moving fast

Use the continuous


or motion capture
function. (p. 48)

Use the focus lock


Half-press [Shutter] to focus. When the subject is in focus,
you can reposition the frame to change the composition.
When you are ready, press [Shutter] to take your photo.

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Extended functions
Learn how to take a photo by selecting a mode and how to
record a video or voice memo.

Shooting modes …………………………………………… 26


Using the Smart Auto mode ……………………………… 26
Using the Scene mode ……………………………………… 27
Using the frame guide ……………………………………… 27
Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode ………………… 28
Using the Beauty Shot mode ……………………………… 29
Using the DUAL IS mode …………………………………… 30
Using the Program mode …………………………………… 30
Recording a video …………………………………………… 31
Recording voice memos ………………………………… 33
Recording a voice memo …………………………………… 33
Adding a voice memo to a photo ………………………… 33
Shooting modes
Take photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions.

Using the Smart Auto mode Icon Description


In this mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate Appears when taking portraits at night.
camera settings based on a defected type of scene. It will be Appears when taking photos of landscapes with
helpful if you are not familiar with the camera settings for various
backlighting.
scenes.
Appears when taking portraits with backlighting.
1 Rotate the mode dial to S. Appears when taking portraits.
2 Align your subject in the frame. Appears when taking close-up photos.
t The camera selects a scene automatically. An appropriate
Appears when taking close-up photos of text.
mode icon will appear at the top left of the screen.
Appears when the camera and subject are stable for a
while.
Appears when taking photos of actively moving subjects.

3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus.

4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

t If the camera does not recognise a proper scene mode, will not
Icon Description change and the default settings will be used.
t Even if there is a face detected, the camera may not select a portrait
Appears when taking photos of landscapes. mode depending on the subject's position or lighting.
Appears when taking photos of bright backgrounds. t The camera may not select the correct scene depending on shooting
environments, such as camera shake, lighting, and distance to the
Appears when taking photos of landscapes at night. subject.
This is available only when the flash is off. t Even if you use a tripod, the mode may not be detected depending
on the subject's movement.

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Shooting modes

Using the Scene mode Using the frame guide


Take a photo with options preset for a specific scene. When you want another person to take a photo of you, you can
compose the scene with the frame guide feature. The frame
1 Rotate the mode dial to s. guide will help the other person take a photo of you by showing
the part of the pre-composed scene.
2 Select a scene.
1 Rotate the mode dial to s.

Night 2 Select Frame Guide.

3 Align your subject in the frame and press [Shutter].


t Transparent guides will appear on the left and right of the
frame.
This mode is appropriate for shooting at
night (use of tripod is recommended).

t To change the scene mode, press [MENU] and select Scene


“a scene.
t For the Frame Guide mode, see “Using the frame guide.”
t For the Night mode, see “Adjusting the exposure in the Night
mode” on page 28. Cancel Frame: OK

3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]


to focus. 4 Ask another person to take a photo.
t The person must align the subject in the frame by using the
4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
guides, and then press [Shutter] to take the photo.

5 To cancel the guides, press [o].

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Shooting modes

Adjusting the exposure in the Night mode 6 Select an option.


In the Night mode, you can catch brief flashes of light as curved t If you select AUTO the aperture value or shutter speed will be
streaks by extending the exposure. Use a slow shutter speed adjusted automatically.
to extend the time until the shutter closes. Increase the aperture
value to prevent overexposure. 7 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]
to focus.
1 Rotate the mode dial to s.
8 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.
2 Select Night.
Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring.
3 Press [m].

4 Select Functions “ Long Time Shutter.

5 Select the aperture value or shutter speed.

Aperture value
Shutter speed
Aperture

Back Move

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Shooting modes

Using the Beauty Shot mode 4 To hide facial imperfections, press [m].
Take a photo of a person with options to hide facial imperfections.
5 Select Functions “ Face Retouch “an option.
t Select a higher setting to hide a greater number of
1 Rotate the mode dial to b.
imperfections.
2 To make the subject's skin tone appear lighter (face
only), press [m].

3 Select Functions “ Face Tone “an option. Level 2

t Select a higher setting to make skin tone appear lighter.

Level 2
Back Move

6 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]


to focus.
Back Move
7 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

The focus distance will be set to Auto Macro.

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Shooting modes

Using the DUAL IS mode Using the Program mode


Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Optical Set various options (except for shutter speed and aperture value)
and Digital Image Stabilisation functions. in the Program mode.

1 Rotate the mode dial to p.

2 Set options. (For a list of options, refer to “Shooting


options.”)

3 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]


Before correction After correction to focus.

1 Rotate the mode dial to d. 4 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

2 Align your subject in the frame and half-press [Shutter]


to focus.

3 Press [Shutter] to take the photo.

t The digital zoom will not work in this mode.


t The photo will be corrected optically only when taken with a light
source that is brighter than fluorescent light.
t If your subject is moving rapidly, the photo may be blurry.
t Set the Optical Image Stabilisation option to reduce camera shake in
different shooting modes. (p. 21)

Extended functions 30
Shooting modes

Recording a video 4 Press [m].


Record videos of up to 20 minutes in length in high definition.
The recorded video is saved as an H.264 (MPEG4.AVC) file.
5 Select Functions “ Voice “a sound option.
Option Description
t H.264 (MPEG4 part10/AVC) is a high-compression video format On: Record a video with sound. (While you are zooming,
established by international standard organisations ISO/IEC and ITU-T. sound recording will be interrupted.)
t Some memory cards may not support high definition recording. In this
case, set a lower resolution. (p. 35) Off: Record a video without sound.
t When the Optical Image Stabilisation ( ) is activated, your video may
be recorded with the OIS operation sound.
6 Set other options as desired.
(For options, refer to “Shooting options.”)
1 Rotate the mode dial to v. 7 Press [Shutter] to start recording.

2 Press [m]. 8 Press [Shutter] again to stop recording.

3 Select Functions “ Frame Rate “a frame rate (the


number of frames per second).
t As the number of frames increases, action appears more
natural, but the file size is increased.

60 FPS is available only when the video resolution is 320 x 240.

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Shooting modes

To pause recording
The camera allows you to pause temporarily while recording a
video. With this function, you can record your favourite scenes as
a single video.
Press [o] to pause while recording. Press it again to resume.

Stop Pause

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Recording voice memos apdbs

Learn how to record a voice memo that you can play back at any time. You can add a voice memo to a photo as a short reminder of
shooting conditions.

You will get the best sound quality when recording 40 cm away from the camera.

Recording a voice memo Adding a voice memo to a photo


1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m].

2 Select Functions “ Voice “ Record. 2 Select Functions “ Voice “ Memo.

3 Press [Shutter] to record. 3 Align your subject in the frame and take a photo.
t You will begin recording a voice memo right after taking the
photo.

4 Record a short voice memo (10 seconds maximum).


t Press [Shutter] to stop recording a voice memo.

Stop Pause

t Press [o] to pause or resume recording.


t You can record voice memos of up to 10 hours in length.

4 Press [Shutter] to stop.


t Press [Shutter] again to record a new voice memo.

5 Press [m] to switch to Shooting mode.

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Shooting options
Learn about the options you can set in shooting mode.

Selecting a resolution and quality ………… 35 Adjusting brightness and colour ………… 45
Selecting a resolution ………………………… 35 Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ………… 45
Selecting image quality ………………………… 35 Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ………… 45
Using the timer ……………………………… 36 Changing the metering option ………………… 46
Selecting a light source (White balance) …… 46
Shooting in the dark ………………………… 38
Preventing red-eye …………………………… 38 Using burst modes ………………………… 48
Using the flash ………………………………… 38 Improving your photos ……………………… 49
Adjusting the ISO speed ……………………… 39 Applying photo styles ………………………… 49
Changing the camera’s focus ……………… 40 Defining your own RGB tone ………………… 49
Using macro …………………………………… 40 Adjusting your photos ………………………… 50
Using auto focus ……………………………… 40
Adjusting the focus area ……………………… 41
Using face detection ………………………… 42
Detecting faces ………………………………… 42
Taking a self-portrait shot ……………………… 43
Taking a smile shot …………………………… 43
Detecting eye blinking ………………………… 44
Using smart face recognition ………………… 44
Selecting a resolution and quality
Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings.

Selecting a resolution apdbsvS When recording a video:


As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include
more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on
1 In the v mode, press [m].
a larger screen. When you use a high resolution, the file size will
also increase.
2 Select Functions “ Movie Size “ an option.
Option Description

When taking a photo: 1280 X 720 HQ: Play back high-quality files on an HDTV.
1280 X 720: Play back on an HDTV.
1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
640 X 480: Play back on a general TV.
2 Select Functions “ Photo Size “ an option. 320 X 240: Post on a web page.
Option Description
4000 X 3000: Print on A1 paper.
3984 X 2656: Print on A2 paper in wide ratio (3:2).
3968 X 2232: Print on A2 paper in panorama ratio (16:9) Selecting image quality apdbs
or play back on an HDTV.
Photos you take are compressed and saved in JPEG format.
3264 X 2448: Print on A3 paper. Higher quality images will result in larger sizes.
2592 X 1944: Print on A4 paper.
2048 X 1536: Print on A5 paper. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
1920 X 1080: Print on A5 paper or play back on an 2 Select Functions “ Quality “ an option.
HDTV.
Option Description
1024 X 768: Attach to email.
Super Fine
Fine
Normal
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

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Using the timer apdbsvS

Learn how to set the timer to delay shooting.

1 In Shooting mode, press [t]. 3 Press [Shutter] to start the timer.


t The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will
automatically take a photo at the specified time.

t Press [t] to cancel the timer.


Off t Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not
available or some timer options are not available.

2 Select an option.
Option Description
Off: The timer is not active.
10 Sec: Take a photo in 10 seconds.
2 Sec: Take a photo in 2 seconds.
Double: Take a photo in 10 seconds and take another
in 2 seconds.
Motion Timer: Detect your movement and then take a
photo. (p. 37)
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

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Using the timer

Using the motion timer 6 Pose for your photo while the AF-assist light/timer lamp
is blinking.
1 In Shooting mode, press [t].
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp will stop blinking just before the
2 Select . camera automatically takes a photo.

3 Press [Shutter].

4 Stand within 3 m from the camera within 6 seconds after


pressing [Shutter].

5 Make a motion, such as waving your arms, to activate


the timer.
t The AF-assist light/timer lamp will start to blink rapidly when
the camera detects you.

The motion timer may not work when:


t you are more than 3 m away from the camera
t your movements are too subtle
t there is too much light or backlight

The detection range


of the motion timer

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Shooting in the dark
Learn how to take photos at night or in low light conditions.

Preventing red-eye apbs Using the flash apbsS


If the flash fires when you take a photo of a person in the dark, a Use the flash when taking photos in the dark or when you need
red glow may appear in the eyes. To prevent this, select Red-eye more light on your photos.
or Red-eye Fix.
1 In Shooting mode, press [F].

Auto

2 Select an option.
Option Description
Off:
t The flash will not fire.
t Camera shake warning ( ) will be displayed when
shooting in low light.
Auto: The camera will select a proper flash setting for
the detected scene in the S mode.

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Shooting in the dark

Option Description t Flash options are not available if you set burst options or select
Red-eye Fix*: Self-Portrait or Blink Detection.
t The flash fires when the subject or background is t Make sure that your subjects are within the recommended distance
from the flash. (p. 87)
dark.
t If there is reflected light or much dust in the air, tiny spots may appear
t The camera corrects red-eyes through its advanced on your photo.
software analysis.
Slow Sync:
t The flash fires and the shutter stays open longer.
t Select this when you want to capture ambient light to
reveal more details in the background.
t Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring. Adjusting the ISO speed p
Fill in: The ISO speed is the measure of a film’s sensitivity to light as
t The flash always fires. defined by the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO).
t Light intensity is adjusted automatically. The higher ISO speed you select, the more sensitive to light your
Red-eye*: camera becomes. With a higher ISO speed, you can get a better
t The flash fires when the subject or background is photo without using the flash.
dark.
t The camera reduces red-eyes. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
Auto: The flash fires automatically when the subject or
background is dark.
2 Select Functions “ ISO “ an option.
t Select to use an appropriate ISO speed based on the
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode. brightness of the subject and lighting.
* There is an interval between two bursts of the flash. Do not move until
the flash fires a second time. t The higher ISO speed you select, the more image noise you may get.
t When Motion Capture is set, ISO speed will be set to Auto.
t When you set the ISO speed to 3200, you can select only 3M or
lower resolution.

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Changing the camera’s focus
Learn how to adjust the camera's focus according to your subjects.

Using macro apdv Using auto focus apdv


Use macro to take close-up photos of subjects, such as flowers To take sharp photos, select the appropriate focus according to
or insects. Refer to macro options in “Using auto focus.” your distance from the subject.

1 In Shooting mode, press [M].

Normal (AF)

2 Select an option.
Option Description
t Try to hold the camera very still to prevent blurry photos. Normal (AF): Focus on a subject farther than 80 cm.
t Turn off the flash if the distance to the subject is less than 40 cm.
Macro: Focus on a subject 5-80 cm (50-80 cm when
using zoom).
Auto Macro: Focus on a subject farther than 5 cm
(farther than 50 cm when using zoom).
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

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Changing the camera’s focus

Adjusting the focus area apdbs


You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus
area according to your subject’s location in the scene.

1 In Shooting mode, press [m].

2 Select Functions “ Focus Area “ an option.


Option Description
Center AF: Focus on the centre (suitable when subjects
are located in the centre).
Multi AF: Focus on one or more of 9 possible areas.

The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

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Using face detection apdbs

If you use face detection options, your camera can automatically detect a human face. When you focus on a human face, the camera
adjusts the exposure automatically. Take photos quickly and easily by using Blink Detection to detect closed eyes or Smile Shot to
capture a smiling face. You can also use Smart Face Recognition to register faces and prioritise the focus on them.

t Face detection may not be effective when: Detecting faces


- the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear Your camera automatically detects human faces (up to 10 human
orange for Smile Shot and Blink Detection)
faces).
- it is too bright or too dark
- the subject is not facing the camera
- the subject is wearing sunglasses or a mask
- the subject is in backlighting or the lighting condition is unstable
- the subject’s facial expression changes remarkably
t Face detection is not available when using a photo style or saturation.
t When you use the face detection option, the digital zoom will not work.
t Depending on the selected face detection option, the timer is not
available or some timer options are not available.
t The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.

1 In Shooting mode, press [m].

2 Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Normal.


t The closest face appears in a white focus frame and the rest
of the faces appear in gray focus frames.

The closer you are to the subject, the quicker your camera will detect faces.

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Using face detection

Taking a self-portrait shot Taking a smile shot


Take photos of yourself. The focus distance will be set to The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a
close-up and your camera will emit a beep. smiling face.

1 In Shooting mode, press [m].


1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
2 Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Smile Shot.
2 Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Self-Portrait. t When your subject smiles broadly, your camera can detect
the smile more easily.
3 When your hear a quick beep, press [Shutter].

To turn the beep on or off, select Self-Portrait in the sound settings. (p. 74)

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Using face detection

Detecting eye blinking


If your camera detects closed eyes, it will automatically take
2 photos in succession.

1 In Shooting mode, press [m].


1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
2 Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Smart Face
2 Select Functions “ Face Detection “ Blink Recognition.
t The priority of the faces will be shown by the level indicator
Detection.
next to the frames.
t Hold your camera still while “Capturing” is displayed on the screen. t The camera may recognise and register faces incorrectly depending
t When blink detection fails, “Picture taken with eyes closed.” on lighting conditions, remarkable changes in the subject's pose or
message appears. Take another photo. face, and whether or not the subject is wearing glasses.
t The camera may recognise faces and display the level indicator, even
though they have not been registered.
t You can view registered faces in order of priority while in Playback
mode. (p. 53) Even though faces are registered successfully, they may
not be classified in Playback mode.
Using smart face recognition t If the camera recognises a new face when there are 10 registered
The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently faces, it will replace the face in the lowest priority with the new one.
photograph (up to 10 people). This feature will automatically t The camera can recognise up to 3 faces in one scene.
prioritise the focus on those faces. This feature is available only t When the camera does not recognise faces, it will still detect the
when you use a memory card. faces without prioritising them.
t You can manually register faces from photos you have already taken.
(p. 52)

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Adjusting brightness and colour
Learn how to adjust the brightness and colour for better image quality.

Adjusting the exposure manually Compensating for backlighting (ACB) p


(EV) p d v When the light source is behind your subject or there is high
Depending on the intensity of the ambient light, your photos contrast between your subject and the background, your subject
may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto
exposure to get a better photo. Contrast Balance (ACB) option.

Darker (-) Neutral (0) Brighter (+)


Without ACB With ACB

1 In Shooting mode, press [m].


1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
2 Select Functions “EV.
2 Select Functions “ACB “ an option.
3 Select a value to adjust the exposure.
Option Description
t Once you adjust the exposure, the setting will remain the same. You Off: ACB is off.
may need to change the exposure value later to avoid overexposure
or underexposure. On: ACB is on.
t If you cannot decide on an appropriate exposure, select AEB (Auto
Exposure Bracket). The camera takes photos with different exposures:
normal, underexposed, and overexposed. (p. 48) t The ACB feature is always on in the a mode.
t You cannot set burst options when this feature is on.

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Adjusting brightness and colour

Changing the metering option pdv Selecting a light source


The metering mode refers to the way in which a camera (White balance) p d v
measures the quantity of light. The brightness and lighting of your The colour of your photo depends on the type and quality of the
photos will vary depending on the metering mode you select. light source. If you want the colour of your photo to be realistic,
select an appropriate lighting condition to calibrate the white
1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. balance, such as Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, or Tungsten.
2 Select Functions “Metering.
Option Description
Multi:
t Your camera divides the scene into several areas, and
then measures the light intensity of each area.
t Suitable for general photos.
(Auto WB) (Daylight)
Spot:
t Your camera measures only the light intensity of the
very centre of the frame.
t If a subject is not in the centre of the scene, your
photo may be improperly exposed.
t Suitable for a subject with backlighting.
Center–weighted:
t Your camera averages the meter reading of the entire (Cloudy) (Tungsten)
frame with emphasis placed on the centre.
t Suitable for photos with subjects in the centre of the
frame.

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Adjusting brightness and colour

1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Defining your own white balance

2 Select Functions “White Balance “ an option. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m].


Icon Description
2 Select Functions “White Balance “
Auto WB: Use automatic settings depending on the Measure: Shutter.
lighting conditions.
Daylight: Select when taking outdoor photos on a 3 Aim the lens at a piece of white paper.
sunny day.
Cloudy: Select when taking outdoor photos on a cloudy
day or in shadows.
Fluorescent_H: Select when shooting under a daylight
fluorescent or three-way fluorescent light.
Fluorescent_L: Select when shooting under white
fluorescent light.
Tungsten: Select when taking indoor photos under
incandescent bulbs or halogen lamps.
Measure: Shutter (Custom setting): Use your
pre-defined settings. 4 Press [Shutter].

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Using burst modes ps

It can be difficult to take photos of fast-moving subjects or capture natural facial expressions and gestures of your subjects in photos. In
these cases, select one of the burst modes.

Option Description
AEB:
t Take 3 photos with different exposures: normal,
underexposed, and overexposed.
t Use a tripod to prevent blurry photos.
The options may differ depending on the shooting mode.
1 In Shooting mode, press [m].
t You can use the flash, timer, and ACB only when you select
2 Select Functions “Drive “ an option. Single.
t When you select Motion Capture, the resolution will be set to
Option Description VGA and the ISO speed will be set to Auto.
Single: Take a single photo.
Continuous:
t While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes
photos continuously.
t The maximum number of photos depends on the
capacity of your memory card.
Motion Capture:
t While you are pressing [Shutter], the camera takes
VGA photos (6 photos per second; maximum of 30
photos).
t The camera automatically shows you the photos just
taken and then saves them.

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Improving your photos
Learn how to improve your photos by applying photo styles or colours, or make some adjustments.

Applying photo styles apdsv Defining your own RGB tone


Apply a different photo style to your photos, such as Soft, Vivid,
or Forest. 1 In Shooting mode, press [m].

2 Select Functions “Photo Style Selector “Custom


RGB.

3 Select a colour (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue).

Soft Vivid Forest

1 In Shooting mode, press [m].

2 Select Functions “Photo Style Selector “ an option.


t Select Custom RGB to define your own RGB tone.
Back Move

t Select Normal if you want to use face detection options.


t Depending on the selected photo style, some image adjustment
options are not available.
4 Adjust the amount of the selected colour.
(-: less or +: more)

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Improving your photos

Adjusting your photos p Saturation option Description


Adjust the contrast, sharpness, and saturation of your photos. - Decrease the saturation.

1 In Shooting mode, press [m]. + Increase the saturation.

2 Select Functions “Image Adjust.


t Select 0 if you do not want to apply any effects. (suitable for printing)
3 Select an adjustment option. t Depending on the selected image adjustment option, some photo
styles are not available.
t Contrast
t Sharpness
t Saturation

4 Select a value to adjust the selected item.


Contrast option Description
- Decrease the colour and brightness.
+ Increase the colour and brightness.

Sharpness option Description


Soften the edges on your photos (suitable for
-
editing the photos on your computer).
Sharpen the edges to improve the clarity
+ of your photos. This may also increase the
noise on your photos.

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Playback/Editing
Learn how to play back photos, videos, or voice memos and
edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to connect your camera
to your computer, photo printer, TV, or HDTV.

Playing back ……………………………………………… 52


Starting Playback mode …………………………………… 52
Viewing photos ……………………………………………… 56
Playing a video ……………………………………………… 57
Playing voice memos ……………………………………… 58
Editing a photo …………………………………………… 59
Resizing photos …………………………………………… 59
Rotating a photo …………………………………………… 59
Applying photo styles ……………………………………… 60
Defining your own RGB tone ……………………………… 60
Correcting exposure problems …………………………… 61
Creating a print order (DPOF) ……………………………… 62
Viewing files on a TV or HDTV ………………………… 63
Transferring files to your computer …………………… 65
For Windows users ………………………………………… 65
For Mac users ……………………………………………… 70
Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge) …… 71
Playing back
Learn actions to play back photos, videos, or voice memos, and managing files.

Starting Playback mode Icon Description


View photos or play videos and voice memos stored in your Photo includes a voice memo
camera.
Video file
1 Press [P]. Print order has been set (DPOF)
t The most recent file you have taken or recorded will be Protected file
displayed. Photo includes a registered face; Available only when you
t If the camera is off, it will turn on. use a memory card
2 Press [F] or [t] to scroll through files. Folder name – File name
t Press and hold [F] or [t] to view files quickly.

If you want to view files stored in the internal memory, remove your memory
card. Registering faces
You can register faces in your photos to classify them by faces
in Smart Album. This feature is available only when you use a
memory card.

Display in Playback mode 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].

2 Select File Options “ Face Registration “ Yes.


t If there are multiple faces in the photo, select a face to
register, press [Fn], and select Yes.

3 Select Yes.

t You can register up to 3 faces.


t If you register a new face when there are 3 faces manually registered
in Smart Album, the camera will replace the oldest face with the new
one.

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Playing back

Viewing files by category in Smart Album 4 Press [F] or [t] to view files.
View and manage files by categories, such as date, file type, or t Press and hold [F] or [t] to select a date, file type,
week. weekday, or colour.

1 In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down. 5 Press [o] to return to the normal view.

2 Press [m].

3 Select a category. Viewing files as thumbnails


Scan thumbnails of files.
Type In Playback mode, push [Zoom] down to display 9 or
Date 20 thumbnails (push [Zoom] up to return to the previous
Colour mode).
Week
Face

Back Set

Option Description
Type View files by the file type.
Date View files by the date they were saved.
Colour View files by the dominant colour of the image. Filter

Week View files by the weekday they were saved.


To Do this
Face View files by recognised faces. (Up to 15 people)
Scroll through files Press [D], [M], [F], or [t].
It may take some time for the camera to change the category and Delete files Press [f] and select Yes.
recognise files.

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Playing back

Protecting files Deleting files


Protect your files from accidental deletion. Delete single files or all files at once. You cannot delete protected
files.
1 In Playback mode, press [m].

2 Select File Options “Protect “Select. To delete a single file,


t To protect all files, select All “Lock.
1 In Playback mode, select a file and press [f].
3 Select the file you want to protect and press [o].
2 Select Yes to delete the file.
t Press [o] again to cancel your selection.

To delete multiple files,

1 In Playback mode, press [f].

2 Select Multiple Delete.

3 Select files you want to delete and press [o].


t Press [o] again to cancel your selection.
Select Set

4 Press [f].
4 Press [f].
5 Select Yes.

To delete all files,

1 In Playback mode, press [m].

2 Select File Options “ Delete “ All “ Yes.

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Playing back

Using the recycle bin Copying files to the memory card


If you activate the recycle bin, files you delete will be sent to the You can copy files from the internal memory to a memory card.
recycle bin instead of being deleted permanently. This applies to
single files or selected files only–if you choose to delete all files, 1 In Playback mode, press [m].
those files will not be sent to the recycle bin.
2 Select File Options “Copy to Card.
To activate the recycle bin, 3 Select Yes to copy files.

1 In Playback mode, press [m].

2 Select File Options “ Recycle Bin “ On.

To restore files from the recycle bin,

1 In Playback mode, press [m].

2 Select File Options “ Recycle Bin “ Retrieve.

t This function does not work for videos or voice memos.


t It may take longer to delete files when using the recycle bin function.
t If you format the internal memory, all files in the recycle folder will be
deleted.
t The recycle bin will hold up to 10 MB of files. Once you exceed the
10 MB limit, the camera asks you whether to empty the recycle bin.
Select Yes to empty the recycle bin or No to delete only the current
file.

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Playing back

Viewing photos Starting a slide show


Zoom in on part of a photo or view photos in a slide show. You can apply effects and audio to your slide show.

Enlarging a photo
1 In Playback mode, press [m].

2 Select Multi Slide Show.


In Playback mode, push [Zoom] up to enlarge a
photo (push [Zoom] down to reduce a photo).
3 Select a slide show effect option.
t Skip to step 5 to start a slide show with no effects.

The enlarged area and zoom ratio are indicated on the top of the Option Description
screen. The maximum zoom ratio may vary depending on the Set the photos you want to view as a slide show.
resolution. t All: View all photos in a slide show.
Images t Date: View photos captured on a specific date in
a slide show.
t Select: View selected photos in a slide show.
t Select a transition effect.
Effect
t Select Off for no effects.
t Set the interval between photos.
t This is available when Off is selected in the effect
Trim
Interval option.
t When used with effect options other than Off, the
interval will be set to 1 sec.
To Do this
Music Select a background audio.
Move the enlarged area Press [D], [M], [F], or [t].
Trim the enlarged photo Press [o] (it will be saved as a new file).

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Playing back

4 Set the slide show effect. 2 Use the following buttons to control playback.

5 Select Start “Play. Press To


t To loop the slide show, select Repeat. [F] Scan backward.
t Press [o] to pause or resume the slide show. [o] Pause or resume playback.
[t] Scan forward.
[Zoom] up or down Adjust the volume level.

Playing a video
You can play a video, capture an image from a video, or crop a
video. Trimming a video during playback

1 In Playback mode, select a video and press [o]. 1 Press [o] at the point where you want the new video to
begin and push [Zoom] up.

2 Press [o] to resume playback.

3 Press [o] at the point where you want the new video to
end and push [Zoom] up.

4 Select Yes.
Pause
t The original video should be at least 10 seconds long.
t The edited video will be saved as a new file.

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Playing back

Capturing an image during playback Playing a voice memo added to a photo

1 Press [o] at the point where you want to save a still In Playback mode, select a photo that includes a voice
image. memo and press [o].
t Press [o] to pause or resume playback.
2 Press [M].

A captured image will have the same file size as the original video file and will
be saved as a new file.

Playing voice memos


Playing a voice memo

1 In Playback mode, select a voice memo and press [o].

2 Use the following buttons to control playback.


Press To
[F] Scan backward.
[o] Pause or resume playback.
[t] Scan forward.
[M] Stop playback.
[Zoom] up or down Adjust the volume level.

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Editing a photo
Perform photo editing tasks, such as resizing, rotating, eliminating red-eyes, and adjusting brightness, contrast, or saturation.

Edited photos will be saved as new files.

Resizing photos Rotating a photo


1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].
2 Select Edit “ Resize “ an option. 2 Select Edit “ Rotate “ an option.

Right 90°

Back Move Back Move

t Select to save the photo as a start image. (p. 74) Depending on the original photo size, the rotated photo may be resized to a
t Available options differ depending on the size of the selected photo. lower resolution.

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Editing a photo

Applying photo styles Defining your own RGB tone


Apply a different photo style to the photo, such as Soft, Vivid, or
Forest. 1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].

2 Select Edit “ Photo StyleSelector “ Custom RGB.

3 Select a colour (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue).

Soft Vivid Forest

1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].

2 Select Edit “Photo StyleSelector “an option. Back Move


t Select Custom RGB to define your own RGB tone.

4 Adjust the amount of the selected colour.


(-: less or +: more)
Soft

Back Move

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Editing a photo

Correcting exposure problems Adjusting brightness/contrast/saturation


Adjust ACB (Auto Contrast Balance), brightness, contrast, or
saturation; remove red-eye; hide facial imperfections; or add
1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].
noise to the photo. 2 Select Edit “ Image Adjust.

Adjusting ACB (Auto Contrast Balance) 3 Select an adjustment option.


t : Brightness
1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. t : Contrast
t : Saturation
2 Select Edit “ Image Adjust “ ACB.
4 Select a value to adjust the selected item.
(-: less or +: more)
Removing red-eye

1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m]. Adding noise to the photo
2 Select Edit “ Image Adjust “ Red-eye Fix.
1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].

2 Select Edit “ Image Adjust “ Add Noise.


Hiding facial imperfections

1 In Playback mode, select a photo and press [m].

2 Select Edit “ Image Adjust “ Face Retouch.

3 Select a level.
t As the number increases, the face becomes clearer.

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Editing a photo

Creating a print order (DPOF) 4 Press [m].


Select photos to be printed and set options, such as number of
copies or paper size.
5 Select File Options “ DPOF “ Size “ an option.
Option Description
t The memory card can be taken to a print shop that supports DPOF Select Specify the print size for the selected photo.
(Digital Print Order Format) or you can print photos directly through a
DPOF-compatible printer at home.
All Specify the print size for all photos.
t Wide photos may print with the left and right edges cut off, so be Reset Reset your settings.
aware of the dimensions of your photos.
t You cannot set the DPOF for the photos stored in the internal memory.
6 If you select Select, scroll to a photo and press [Zoom]
up or down to select the print size. Repeat for the
1 In Playback mode, press [m]. photos you want and press [f].
t If you select All, press [D] or [M] to select the print size
2 Select File Options “ DPOF “ Standard “ an option. and press [o].
Option Description
Select Print the selected photos.
All Print all photos. Printing photos as thumbnails
Reset Reset your settings. 1 In Playback mode, press [m].

3 If you select Select, scroll to a photo and press [Zoom] 2 Select File Options “ DPOF “ Index “ Yes.
up or down to select the number of copies. Repeat for If you specify the print size, you can print photos only with DPOF 1.1-compatible
the photos you want and press [f]. printers.
t If you select All, press [D] or [M] to select the number of
copies and press [o].

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Viewing files on a TV or HDTV
Play back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV using the A/V cable.

1 Select a video signal output according to your country or • On some TVs, digital noise may occur or part of an image may not
region. (p. 76) appear.
• Images may not appear centred on the TV screen depending on your
2 Turn off your camera and TV. TV settings.
• You can capture photos or videos while the camera is connected
3 Connect your camera to your TV using the A/V cable. to a TV.

Video Audio

Viewing files on an HDTV


You can view high-quality and uncompressed photos or videos
on an HDTV using the optional HDMI adapter and cable. HDMI
(High Definition Multimedia Interface) is supported by most
HDTVs. For details, see the HDMI Kit manual.

1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m].


4 Turn on your TV and select the video output mode using 2 Select Settings → HDMI Size.
the TV remote control.
3 Select an HDMI resolution.
5 Turn on your camera and press [P]. 4 Turn off your camera and HDTV.
6 View photos or play videos using the buttons on your
camera.

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Viewing files on a TV or HDTV

5 Connect your camera to your HDTV using the optional


HDMI adapter and cable.

HDMI
adapter
HDMI cable

6 Turn on your camera.


t The HDTV will be powered on automatically and the camera
screen will be displayed.

7 View files using the buttons on your camera or a remote


control of your HDTV.

If your HDTV supports the Anynet+(CEC) profile, turn the Anynet+ on in the
settings menu (p. 76) to control all connected Samsung A/V devices with the
TV remote control.

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Transferring files to your computer

For Windows users Requirements for QuickTime Player 7.6


Transfer files by connecting your camera to your PC. t Intel Pentium 4, 3.2 GHz or higher/AMD Athlin 64FX,
2.6 GHz or higher
t Windows XP service pack2 or Vista
Installing programs
t Minimum 512 MB RAM (1 GB and above recommended)
t 64 MB or greater video card (nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher/
Hardware and software requirements ATI X1600 series or higer recommended)
Item Requirements
Pentium III 500 MHz or better t Using a self-assembled PC or a PC and OS that are not supported
CPU
(Pentium III 800 MHz or better recommended) may void your warranty.
RAM 256 MB or more (512 MB or more recommended) t The programs may not work properly on 64-bit Edition of Windows
XP and Vista.
OS Windows 2000/XP/Vista
Hard disk
250 MB or more (1 GB or more recommended)
capacity
t USB port Programs contained on the CD
t CD-ROM drive Program Purpose
Others t 1024 x 768 pixels, 16-bit colour display compatible Samsung Master Edit photos and videos.
monitor (24-bit colour display recommended)
View videos (H.264 (MPEG4.AVC) files)
t Microsoft Direct X 9.0c or later QuickTime Player 7.6
on a PC.
Adobe Reader View the user manual.

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Transferring files to your computer

1 Insert the installation CD in a compatible CD-ROM drive. Transferring files to your PC


Once you connect the camera to your PC, the camera will be
2 When the setup screen is displayed, click Samsung recognised as a removable drive.
Digital Camera Installer to start installation.
The battery will be charged while the camera is connected to a PC with the
USB cable.

1 Connect your camera to your PC with the USB cable.


You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.

3 Select programs to install and follow the onscreen


instructions.

4 Click Exit to complete the installation and restart your


computer.

Playback/Editing 66
Transferring files to your computer

2 Turn on the camera. Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP)


t The computer recognises the camera automatically. The way to disconnect the USB cable for Windows 2000/Vista
is similar.
If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Select
Computer.
1 If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until
it stops.
3 On your PC, select My Computer “ Removable Disk
2 Click on the tool bar at the bottom right of your PC
“ DCIM “ 100PHOTO. screen.
4 Select the files you want and drag or save them to your
PC.

3 Click the pop-up message.

4 Remove the USB cable.

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Transferring files to your computer

Using Samsung Master 2 Click Next and follow the onscreen instructions.
You can download files or edit photos or videos stored on your
PC. For details, see the Help menu.

This program does not support editing of video files (H.264 (MPEG4.
AVC)) on the camera.

Downloading files using Samsung Master


Š
When you connect the camera to the PC, a window for
downloading files automatically appears.

1 Select the files you want to download.

ˆ ‰

No. Description
ˆ Select a location for downloaded files.
‰ Click to download the selected files.
Š Thumbnails of files; click an image to download.

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Transferring files to your computer

Using the Samsung Master Interface No. Description


ˆ Toolbar
ˆ ‰ Š ‹
‰ Menus
Š Click for more information about the program.
‹ Click to enlarge or reduce the thumbnails in the list.
Change the mode.
t : View mode
Πt : Edit mode for photos
t : Edit mode for videos
 Preview information about the selected file.
The photos in the selected folder; double-click to switch to
Ž full-screen view.

Œ  Ž

Playback/Editing 69
Transferring files to your computer

For Mac users 2 Turn on the camera.


When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the t The computer recognises the camera automatically and a
computer will recognise the device automatically. You can transfer removable disk icon will be displayed.
files directly from the camera to the computer without installing
any programs. 3 Double-click the removable disk icon.

4 Transfer photos or videos to the computer.


Requirements for QuickTime Player 7.6
t 1.8 GHz Power Mac G5/1.83 GHz Intel Core Duo or higher
t Mac OS X version 10.4.10 or later
t Minimum 256 MB RAM (1 GB and above recommended)
t 64 MB or greater video card

1 Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer with the


USB cable.
You must plug the end of the cable with the indicator light (S) into
your camera. If the cable is reversed, it may damage your files. The
manufacturer is not responsible for any loss of data.

Playback/Editing 70
Printing photos with a photo printer (PictBridge)
Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer.

1 With the printer on, connect your camera to the printer Configuring print settings
with the USB cable.
Images : One Photo
Size : Auto
Layout : Auto
Type : Auto
Quality : Auto

Exit Print
2 Turn on your camera.
t The printer recognises the camera automatically.
Option Description
t If the camera fails to connect, a pop-up window will appear. Images: Select whether to print the current photo or all
Select Printer. photos.
t If your printer has the mass storage feature, you must first set the
USB mode to Printer in the settings menu. (p. 77) Size: Specify the size of the print.
Layout: Create thumbnail prints.
Type: Select the type of paper.
3 Press [F] or [t] to select a photo.
Quality: Set the printing quality.
t Press [m] to set printing options. See “Configuring print
settings.” Date: Set to print the date.
File Name: Set to print the name of the file.
4 Press [o] to print.
t Printing starts. Press [F] to cancel printing. Reset: Reset the print options.

Some options are not supported by some printers.

Playback/Editing 71
Appendixes
Refer to settings, error messages, specifications, and
maintenance tips.

Camera settings menu …………………………………… 73


Accessing the settings menu ……………………………… 73
Sound ……………………………………………………… 74
Display ……………………………………………………… 74
Settings ……………………………………………………… 75
Error messages …………………………………………… 78
Camera maintenance …………………………………… 79
Cleaning your camera ……………………………………… 79
About memory cards ……………………………………… 80
About the battery …………………………………………… 81
Common questions ……………………………………… 83
Before contacting a service centre …………………… 84
Camera specifications …………………………………… 87
Index ………………………………………………………… 92
Camera settings menu
Learn about various options to configure your camera's settings.

Accessing the settings menu 3 Select an option and save your settings.

1 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Volume


Start Sound
Off
Low
2 Select a menu. Shutter Sound
Beep Sound
Medium
High
AF Sound
Volume
Functions Self-Portrait : On
Start Sound
Sound Shutter Sound
Beep Sound Back Set
Display
AF Sound
Settings Self-Portrait
4 Press [m] to return to the previous screen.
Exit Change

Menu Description
Sound: Set various camera sounds and volume.
(p. 74)
Display: Customise the display settings, such as
language and brightness. (p. 74)
Settings: Change the settings for the camera system,
such as memory format, default file name, and USB
mode. (p. 75)

Appendixes 73
Camera settings menu

Sound Display
* Default * Default
Item Description Item Description
Adjust the volume of any sound. Language Select a language for the display text.
Volume
(Off, Low, Medium*, High) Display a brief description of an option or menu.
Function
Select a sound to be emitted when turning on your Description (Off, On*)
Start Sound
camera. (Off*, 1, 2, 3) Set a start image to display when the camera turns
Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the on.
Shutter Sound
shutter button. (Off, 1*, 2, 3) t Off*: Display no start image.
Select a sound to be emitted when pressing the t Logo: Display a default image stored in the internal
Beep Sound memory.
buttons or switching modes. (Off, 1*, 2, 3)
Set a sound to be emitted when half-pressing the Start Image t User Image: Display the image you want. (p. 59)
AF Sound
shutter button. (Off, On*) t Only one start image will be saved in the internal
memory.
Set a sound to be emitted when the camera t If you select a new photo as a start image or reset
Self-Portrait
detects your face. (Off, On*) your camera, the current image will be deleted.
t A wide image or image in 3:2 ratio cannot be set
as a start image.

Adjust the brightness of the screen. (Auto*, Dark,


Display Normal, Bright)
Brightness
Normal is fixed in Playback mode even if Auto is selected.

Set the duration for reviewing a captured image or


Quick View video before returning to Shooting mode.
(Off, 0.5 sec*, 1 sec, 3 sec)
If you perform no operations for 30 seconds, the
camera automatically switches to Power save mode
Power Save
(press any button to deactivate the Power save
mode). (Off*, On)
Appendixes 74
Camera settings menu

Settings
* Default * Default
Item Description Item Description
Format the internal memory and the memory card Specify how to name files.
(all files-including the protected files-will be deleted). t Reset: Set the file number to start from 0001 when
(Yes, No) inserting a new memory card, formatting a memory
Format If you use a memory card used with cameras from card, or deleting all files.
different manufacturers or a memory card reader, or one t Series*: Set the file number to follow the previous
formatted on a computer, your camera may read the
file number when inserting a new memory card,
card incorrectly. Format the card before using it.
formatting a memory card, or deleting all files.
Reset menus and shooting options (date and time, t The default name of the first folder is 100PHOTO
Reset language, and video output settings will not be reset). and the default name of the first file is SAM_0001.
File No.
(Yes, No) t The file number increases one by one from
SAM_0001 to SAM_9999.
Set the date and time and select a date format.
Date & Time t The folder number increases one by one from
(dd/mm/yyyy, mm/dd/yyyy, yyyy/mm/dd, Off*) 100PHOTO to 999PHOTO.
Time Zone Select a region and set the daylight-saving time (DST). t The maximum number of files that can be stored in
one folder is 9999.
t The camera defines file names according to the
Digital rule for Camera File system (DCF) standard.
If you change the names of files intentionally, the
camera may not play back the files.

Appendixes 75
Camera settings menu

* Default * Default

Item Description Item Description


Set whether to display the date and time on your Set the video signal output according to your
photos when printing. (Off*, Date, Date & Time) region.
t The date and time will be displayed on the t NTSC*: USA, Canada, Japan, Korea, Taiwan,
Imprint
bottom-right corner of the photo in yellow. Mexico.
t The date and time may not be printed on some Video Out t PAL (supports only BDGHI): Australia, Austria,
printer models. Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany,
t If you select Text in the s mode, the date and
England, Italy, Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand,
time will not be displayed.
Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland,
Set the camera to automatically turn off when you Thailand, Norway.
are not using it. (Off, 1 min, 3 min*, 5 min, Set an assistant light to help you focus in dark
10 min) AF Lamp
places. (Off, On*)
t Your settings will not change after replacing the
Auto Power Off battery. Set to control the camera connected to a Samsung
t The camera will not automatically turn off when: HDTV that supports Anynet+(CEC) with the TV
- it is connected to a computer or printer remote control.
Anynet+
- you are playing a slide show or videos t On*: Control the camera with an HDTV remote
- you are recording a voice memo
(HDMI-CEC)
control.
t Off: View files without using an HDTV remote
control.

Appendixes 76
Camera settings menu

* Default
Item Description
Select the resolution of photos when playing back
files on an HDTV with the HDMI adapter and cable.
(NTSC: 1080i*, 720p, 480p/
HDMI Size PAL: 1080i*, 720p, 576p)
If the HDTV does not support the selected resolution,
the HDTV automatically selects the next lower
resolution.

Set the function to use via a USB connection with a


computer or printer.
t Auto*: Set your camera to select a USB mode
automatically.
USB
t Computer: Connect your camera to a computer
for transferring files.
t Printer: Connect your camera to a printer for
printing files.

Appendixes 77
Error messages
When the following error messages appear, try these remedies.

Error message Suggested remedies


t Turn off your camera and then turn it on again.
Card Error t Remove your memory card and insert it again.
t Format your memory card. (p. 75)
Unlock the memory card.

Card Locked

File names do not match the DCF standard.


DCF Full Error Transfer the files on the memory card to your
computer and format the card. (p. 75)
Delete the damaged file or contact a service
File Error
centre.
Low Battery Insert a charged battery or recharge the battery.
Low Light Turn on the flash. (p. 38)
Delete unnecessary files or insert a new memory
Memory Full
card.
Take photos or insert a memory card that has
No Image File
some photos.

Appendixes 78
Camera maintenance

Cleaning your camera Camera body


Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth.
Camera lens and display
Use a blower brush to remove dust and wipe the lens gently with
a soft cloth. If any dust remains, apply lens cleaning liquid to a
piece of cleaning paper and wipe gently.

t Never use benzene, thinners, or alcohol to clean the device. These


solutions can damage the camera or cause it to malfunction.
t Do not press on the lens cover or use a blower brush on the lens
cover.

Appendixes 79
Camera maintenance

About memory cards Memory card capacity


The memory capacity may differ depending on shooting scenes
Memory cards you can use or shooting conditions. These capacities are based on a 1 GB
SD card:
You can use SD (Secure Digital), SDHC (Secure Digital High
Capacity), or MMC (Multimedia Card) memory cards. Super
Size Fine Normal 60 FPS 30 FPS 15 FPS
fine
Terminal 142 274 389 - - -
162 302 426 - - -
Write-protect switch 195 355 509 - - -
P
h 204 361 518 - - -
o
Label (front) t
o 327 547 764 - - -
s
511 774 1028 - - -
You can prevent files from being deleted by using a write-protect 737 1104 1387 - - -
switch on the SD or SDHC card. Slide the switch down to lock or 1290 1612 1807 - - -
slide it up to unlock. Unlock the card when shooting.
Approx. Approx.
- - - -
12’ 22’’ 22 min
*
V Approx. Approx.
i - - - -
13’ 57’’ 25 min
d
e Approx. Approx.
o - - - -
24min 46 min
s
Approx. Approx. Approx.
- - -
49 min 70 min 91 min
* The recordable time may vary if you use the zoom.
Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total
recording time.

Appendixes 80
Camera maintenance

About the battery Battery life


Use only Samsung-approved batteries. Shooting time / Shooting conditions
Number of photos (when the battery is fully charged)
Battery specifications This is measured under the following
conditions: in the a mode, 12M
Mode SLB-10A resolution, Fine quality, OIS on.
Type Lithium-ion battery
1. Set the flash option to Fill in, take a
Cell capacity 1050 mAh single shot, and zoom in or out.
Voltage 3.7 V Approx. 140 min/ 2. Set the flash option to Off, take a
Photos
Approx. 280 single shot, and zoom in or out.
Charging time
Approx. 150 min 3. Perform steps 1 and 2 for 30
(when the camera is switched off)
seconds and repeat for 5 minutes.
Then turn off the camera for
1 minute.
4. Repeat steps 1 to 3.
Record videos at 640 x 480 resolution
Videos Approx. 130 min
and 30 fps.

t The figures above are measured by Samsung’s standards and may differ
depending on actual usage.
t Several videos were recorded in succession to determine the total recording
time.

Appendixes 81
Camera maintenance

Notes about charging the battery


t If the indicator light is off, make sure that the battery is inserted
correctly.
t Turn off your camera when charging.
t Turn on your camera after charging the battery for more than 10
minutes.
t Using the flash or recording videos depletes the battery quickly.
Charge the battery until the indicator light turns green.
t If the indicator light blinks in orange or does not illuminate, reconnect
the cable, or remove the battery and insert it again.
t If you charge the battery when the cable is overheated or the
temperature is too high, the indicator light may turn orange. Charging
will start when the battery cools down.

Notes about charging with a computer connected


t Use only the provided USB cable.
t The battery may not be charged when:
- you use a USB hub
- other USB devices are connected to your computer
- you connect the cable to the port on the front side of your
computer
- the USB port of your computer does not support the power output
standard (5 V, 500 mA)

Appendixes 82
Common questions
You can get answers to common questions. Slove problems easily by setting shooting options.

The subject's eyes This is caused by a reflection from the camera flash.
appear red. t Set the flash option to Red–eye or Red–eye Fix. (p. 38)
t If the photo has already been taken, select Red–eye Fix in the edit menu. (p. 61)

Photos have dust Dust particles floating in the air may be captured in photos when using the flash.
spots. t Turn off the flash or avoid taking photos in a dusty place.
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 39)

Photos are blurred. This may be caused by taking photos in low light conditions or holding the camera incorrectly.
t Use the d mode. (p. 30)
t Press [Shutter] halfway down to make sure the subject is focused. (p. 23)

Photos are blurred As the camera tries to let in more light, the shutter speed slows.
when shooting at This can make it difficult to steady the camera and may result in camera shake.
night. t Turn on the flash. (p. 38)
t Select Night in the s mode. (p. 28)
t Set ISO speed options. (p. 39)
t Use a tripod to prevent your camera from shaking.
Subjects come out When the light source is behind the subject or when there is a high contrast between
too dark because of the light and dark areas, the subject may come out shaded.
backlighting. t Avoid shooting in front of the sun.
t Select Backlight in the s mode. (p. 27)
t Set the flash option to Fill in. (p. 38)
t Set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. (p. 45)
t Adjust the exposure. (p. 45)
t Set the metering option to Spot if a bright subject is in the centre of the frame. (p. 46)

Appendixes 83
Before contacting a service centre
If you are having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before contacting a service centre. If you have attempted
the troubleshooting solution and are still having problems with your device, contact your local dealer or service centre.

Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies


t Make sure that the battery is inserted. t There is no space on the memory card.
Cannot turn on the t Make sure that the battery is inserted Delete unnecessary files or insert a new
camera correctly. card.
t Charge the battery. t Format the memory card. (p. 75)
t Charge the battery. t The memory card is defective. Get a
new memory card.
t Your camera may be in Power save
The power turns off mode. (p. 74) Cannot take photos t The memory card is locked. Unlock the
suddenly card. (p. 78)
t The camera may turn off to prevent the
memory card from being damaged due t Make sure that the camera is switched
to an impact. Turn on your camera again. on.
t Charge the battery.
t The battery may lose power more quickly
in low temperatures (below 0° C). Keep t Make sure that the battery is inserted
the battery warm by putting it into your correctly.
pocket. The camera freezes Remove the battery and insert it again.
The camera is losing t Using the flash or recording videos t The flash option may be set to Off.
battery power quickly depletes the battery quickly. Recharge (p. 38)
if needed. The flash does not work
t You cannot use the flash in the d,
t Batteries are consumable parts that must v, or some s modes.
be replaced over time. Get a new battery
The flash fires The flash may fire due to static electricity.
if the battery life is diminishing quickly.
unexpectedly This is not a malfunction of the camera.

Appendixes 84
Before contacting a service centre

Situation Suggested remedies Situation Suggested remedies


The date and time are Set the date and time in the display settings An incorrect white balance can create
The colours in the
incorrect menu. unrealistic colour. Select the proper white
photo do not match the
The display or buttons balance option to suit the light source.
Remove the battery and insert it again. actual scene
do not work (p. 46)
If you use your camera at low temperatures, t Your photo is overexposed. Adjust the
it will cause the camera screen to The photo is too bright exposure value. (p. 45)
The camera screen malfunction or discolour. t Turn off the flash. (p. 38)
works poorly For better performance of your camera t Make sure that the camera is correctly
screen, use your camera at normal connected to the external monitor with
temperatures. The TV does not
the A/V cable.
display your photos
The memory card has The memory card has not been reset. t Make sure that your memory card
an error Format the card. (p. 75) contains photos.
If you change the name of a file, your t Make sure that the USB cable is
camera may not play the file (the name of connected correctly.
Cannot play back files the file should meet the DCF standard). If Your computer does
t Make sure that your camera is switched
you encounter this situation, play back files not recognise your
on.
on your computer. camera
t Make sure that you are using a
t Make sure that the focus option you set supported operating system.
is suitable for close-up shots. (p. 40)
Your computer The file transmission may be interrupted by
t Make sure that the subject is within disconnects the camera static electricity. Disconnect the USB cable
The photo is blurry
range of the flash. (p. 87) while transferring files and connect it again.
t Make sure that the lens is clean. If not,
clean the lens. (p. 79)

Appendixes 85
Before contacting a service centre

Situation Suggested remedies


The codec installed in your computer may
not be compatible with the video files you
want to play. Use QuickTime® Player or
install Codec Pack Full.

t Using QuickTime® Player 7.6


1. Install QuickTime® Player 7.6 which
supports MP4 (H.264 (MPEG4.AVC)).
2. Play videos using QuickTime® Player.

Your computer cannot t Using Codec Pack Full


play videos 1. Install the latest version of Codec
Pack Full.
2. Play videos using the media player
(Media Player Classic or Windows
Media Player 11 recommended).
t Install QuickTime® Player 7.6 or K-Lite
Codec Pack Full on Windows XP SP2
or later.
t Depending on your computer
environment, the video playback may be
intermittent.

Appendixes 86
Camera specifications

Image sensor Shutter speed


Type 1/2.3" (Approx. 7.79 mm) CCD t Auto: 1/8 - 1/2,000 sec.
t Program: 1 - 1/2,000 sec. (AEB, Continuous: 1/4 - 1/2,000)
Effective pixels Approx. 12.2 mega-pixels
t Night: 8 - 1/2,000 sec.
Total pixels Approx. 12.4 mega-pixels t Firework: 2 sec.
Lens Exposure
Samsung lens f = 5 - 25 mm Control Program AE
Focal length
(35 mm film equivalent: 28 - 140 mm)
Metering Multi, Spot, Center-weighted
F-stop range F3.4 (W) - F5.8 (T)
Compensation ±2EV (1/3EV steps)
t Still image mode: 1.0X - 5.0X
Digital zoom ISO equivalent Auto, 80, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200
t Play mode: 1.0X - 12.5X (depending on image size)
Display Flash

Type TFT LCD Mode Off, Auto, Red-eye, Fill in, Slow Sync, Red-eye Fix

Feature 3.0" (7.62 cm) 230K t Wide: 0.3 m - 4.0 m (ISO Auto)
Range
t Tele: 0.5 m - 2.4 m (ISO Auto)
Focusing
Recharging time Approx. 5 sec. (depending on battery condition)
Type TTL auto focus (Multi AF, Center AF)
Shake reduction
Wide (W) Tele (T)
DUAL IS [Optical Image Stabilisation (OIS) +
Normal 80 cm - infinity Digital Image Stabilisation (DIS)]
Range
Macro 5 cm - 80 cm 50 cm - 80 cm
Auto Macro 5 cm - infinity 50 cm - infinity

Appendixes 87
Camera specifications

Effect t Format: H.264 (Max recording time: 20 min) with


stereo recording
t Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest,
Shooting mode Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB t Size: 1280 x 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS) High Quality,
1280 x 720 (30 FPS, 15 FPS) Standard Quality,
t Image Adjust: Sharpness, Contrast, Saturation
640 x 480 (30 FPS, 15 FPS), 320 x 240 (60 FPS,
White Balance 30 FPS, 15 FPS)
Videos
t Frame Rate: 60 FPS, 30 FPS, 15 FPS
Auto WB, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent_H, Fluorescent_L, Tungsten,
Custom Set t Voice: Off, On (sound is muted when operating the
zoom function)
Shooting t OIS: On, Off
t Modes: Smart Auto (Macro, Macro Text, White, t Video editing (embedded): Pause during recording,
Landscape, Action, Tripod, Night, Night Portrait, Still image capture, Time trimming
Backlight, Backlight Portrait, Portrait), Auto, Playback
Program, DUAL IS, Beauty Shot, Movie, Photo Help
Photos Guide, Scene (Night, Portrait, Children, Landscape, Single image, Thumbnails, Multi slide show,
Type
Text, Close Up, Sunset, Dawn, Backlight, Firework, Movie clip, Smart Album
Beach & Snow, Frame Guide)
Edit Resize, Rotate, Photo Style Selector, Image Adjust
t Drive: Single, Continuous, Motion Capture, AEB
t Timer: 10 sec, 2 sec, Double, Motion Timer t Photo Style Selector: Normal, Soft, Vivid, Forest,
Retro, Cool, Calm, Classic, Negative, Custom RGB
Effect
t Image Adjust: ACB, Red-eye Fix, Face Retouch,
Brightness, Contrast, Saturation, Add Noise

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Camera specifications

Voice recording For 1GB SD


t Voice Recording (Max 10 hours) Super fine Fine Normal
t Voice Memo in a photo (Max. 10 sec.) 4000 x 3000 142 274 389
t Stereo recording 3984 x 2656 162 302 426
Storage 3968 x 2232 195 355 509
3264 x 2448 204 361 518
t Internal memory: Approx. 76 MB Image size 2592 x 1944 327 547 764
t External memory (Optional)
2048 x 1536 511 774 1028
- SD card (up to 4 GB guaranteed)
- SDHC card (up to 8 GB guaranteed) 1920 x 1080 737 1104 1387
Media
- MMC Plus (up to 2 GB guaranteed, 1024 x 768 1290 1612 1807
4 bit 20 MHz)
These figures are measured under Samsung’s standard
Internal memory capacity may not match these
conditions and may vary depending on shooting conditions
specifications.
and camera settings.
t Photo: JPEG (DCF), EXIF 2.21, DPOF 1.1, Interface
PictBridge 1.0
File format Digital output
t Video: MP4 (H.264 (MPEG4.AVC)) USB 2.0 (34 pin)
t Audio: WAV connector

Audio output Mono (Internal speaker), Stereo (Microphone)

t AV: NTSC, PAL (selectable)


Video output
t HDMI 1.2: NTSC, PAL (selectable)
DC power input
34 pin, 4.2V
connector

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Camera specifications

Power source
Rechargeable
Lithium-ion battery (SLB-10A, 1,050 mAh)
battery

The power source may differ depending on your region.

Dimensions (W x H x D)
95.8 x 59.5 x 23.9 mm
Weight
149 g (without battery and memory card)
Operating temperature
0 - 40˚ C
Operating humidity
5 - 85 %
Software
Samsung Master, QuickTime® Player 7.6, Adobe Reader
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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Correct Disposal of This Product Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment) (Applicable in the European Union and other European
countries with separate battery return systems)
(Applicable in the European Union and other European
countries with separate collection systems) This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that
the batteries in this product should not be disposed of with other
This marking on the product, accessories or literature indicates that household waste at the end of their working life. Where marked, the
the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains
cable) should not be disposed of with other household waste at the mercury, cadmium or lead above the reference levels in EC Directive
end of their working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these substances
or human health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate can cause harm to human health or the environment.
these items from other types of waste and recycle them responsibly to
promote the sustainable reuse of material resources. Household users To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please
should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, separate batteries from other types of waste and recycle them through
or their local government office, for details of where and how they can your local, free battery return system.
take these items for environmentally safe recycling. Business users
should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the
purchase contract. This product and its electronic accessories should The rechargeable battery incorporated in this product is not user
not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal. replaceable. For information on its replacement, please contact your
service provider.

Samsung Eco-mark
It is Samsung’s own symbol mark is used to
effectively communicate Samsung’s environmental
friendly product activities to the consumers. The This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian
mark represents Samsung’s continuous effort on ICES-003.
development of environmental conscious products.

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Index

A B D F
ACB 45, 61 Battery Date and time 75 Face detection
Charging 82 Blink Detection 44
Adjusting Deleting files 54
Life 81 Normal 42
Brightness 61
Specifications 81 Digital Image Stabilisation 30 Self-portrait 43
Contrast
in Playback mode 61 Digital zoom 20 Smart Face Recognition 44
Beauty Shot mode 29
in Shooting mode 50 Smile Shot 43
Blink detection 44 Disconnecting the device 67
Saturation
Facial brightness 29
In Playback mode 61 Display brightness 74
Burst
in Shooting mode 50 Facial imperfections 29
Auto Exposure Bracket Display type 18
Sharpness 50
(AEB) 48 Flash
Adobe Reader 65 Continous 48 DPOF 62
Auto 39
Motion capture 48 Dual IS mode 30 Fill in 39
AF Lamp 76
Off 38
AF Sound 74
Red-eye 39
C E
Anynet+ 76 Red-eye Fix 39
Camera shake 23 Editing 59 Slow Sync 39
Aperture 28
Capturing an image 58 Enlarging 56 Focus area
Auto Contrast Balance
(ACB) 45, 61 Cleaning Error messages 78 Center AF 41
Body 79 Multi AF 41
Auto mode 19 Exposure 45
Display 79 Focus distance
Lens 79 Auto Macro 40
Macro 40
Normal (AF) 40

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Index

Frame guide 27 M N Q
Frame rate 31 Macro 40 Navigation button 13 QuickTime Player 65
Function button 13 Maintenance 79 Quick View 74
Function description 74 Memory card O
Capacity 80 Optical Image Stabilisation R
MMC 80 (OIS) 21, 30
H Recording
SD 80
Half-pressing 6 Video 31
SDHC 80
P Voice memo 33
HDTV 63 MENU button 13
Photo Help Guide mode 22 Recycle bin 55
Metering
Photo quality 35 Red-eye 38
I Centre-weighted 46
Multi 46 Photo styles 49 Reset 75
Icons 14
Spot 46 Playback button 13, 15 Resizing 59
Imprint 76
Mode dial 13 Playback mode 52 Resolution
ISO speed 39
Motion timer 37 Printing photos 71 Photo 35
Video 35
Movie mode 31 Print order 62
L RGB tone
Muting Program mode 30
Light source in Playback mode 60
(White balance) 46 Camera 15
Protecting files 54 in Shooting mode 49
Video 31
Long time shutter 28 Rotating 59

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Index

S Shutter speed 28 Viewing files


as thumbnails 53
Samsung Master Slide show 56
by category 53
Installing 65 Smart Album 53 on TV 63
Using 68
Smart Auto mode 26 Slide show 56
Scene mode 27
Smart Face Recognition 44 Voice memo
Self-portrait 43 Playing 58
Smile shot 43
Service centre 84 Recording 33
Start image 74
Settings Volume 74
Accessing 73
Camera 75 T
W
Display 74 Timer 36
Sound 74 White Balance 46
Transferring files
Shooting mode for Mac 70
Auto 19 for Windows 65
Z
Beauty Shot 29 Zoom button 13
Dual IS 30
V Zooming 20
Movie 31
Photo Help Guide 22 Video
Program 30 Playing 57
Scene 27 Recording 31
Smart Auto 26
Video Out 76

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Please refer to the warranty that came with your product or
visit our website http://www.samsungcamera.com/ for after-
sales service or inquiries.