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UNPACKING THE BOX CONTENTS Gather your digital camera and the parts as shown in the illustration. You’ll need these to complete the steps for the camera set-up procedures that follow.
It is strongly recommended that you follow these step-by-step numbered instructions to set up and quickly begin using your new Digital camera.
Lithium ion battery (LI-10B)
Lithium ion battery charger (LI-10C)
For more detailed instructions on advanced features, please refer to the printed Basic Manual included in your package, or the Reference Manual on the CD-ROM.
xD-Picture Card/Card manual
The following items are also included in the Digital camera package: lens cap & string, warranty card, registration card (not provided in some areas), and safety precautions booklet.
PREPARING THE CAMERA FOR USE
3) Orient the battery correctly, and insert it until it 4) Face the card the correct way and insert it into the card slot. is locked by the battery lock. • To remove the card, push the card all the • To remove the battery, slide the battery lock in the way in to unlock it. As it emerges, hold the direction of the arrow. As the battery emerges, card straight and pull it out. hold it straight and pull it out completely.
Before you begin using your Olympus Digital camera…
a. Charging the battery (LI-10B)
Battery lock knob
The battery is not fully charged when purchased. Before use, be sure to charge the battery with the specified provided charger (LI-10C). Make sure that the + and - terminals of the battery shown in the illustration on the right are correctly oriented when loading the battery into the charger.
Lithium ion battery (LI-10B)
5) Close the battery compartment/card cover in direction C then slide it in direction D. C
b. Inserting the battery and xD-Picture Card 1) Make sure the camera is turned off. • The monitor is off. • The viewfinder is off. • The lens is not extended.
2) Slide the battery compartment/card cover in the direction of A. The lock is released, and the battery compartment/card cover opens in the direction of B.
c. Attaching the strap and lens cap string
Attach the lens cap string and strap to the strap eyelets on each side of the camera as illustrated. Attaching the strap to the camera makes it easier to handle.
TURNING ON THE CAMERA
AE Lock/Custom button
The camera Mode dial is used to select the various operation modes.
Erase button Flash mode button Protect button
Diopter adjustment dial
a. Turning the camera ON
Card access lamp
• Press the tabs on the lens cap to remove it. • Set the mode dial to h. Press the power switch. The lens extends and the monitor turns on. • To turn the camera off, press the power switch again.
QUICK VIEW button Monitor
Arrow pad Power switch
OK/Menu button Power switch Monitor button
Battery compartment/ card cover
TIP :To maximize battery life, the built-in power-saver operates, and the camera enters sleep mode after approximately three (3) minutes of non-use.
b. Setting the Date and Time
Set the date and time before using the camera for the first time. This affects the way image file names are created, and will conveniently include this information with each picture. • • • • • • •
Set the mode dial to P and press the power switch to turn the camera on. Press e. The top menu is displayed. Press d on the arrow pad to select MODE MENU. Press ac to select the SETUP tab, then press d. Press ac to select X, then press d. Use ac to select the date format. Adjust the date and time in the appropriate fields by using d to select the field, and ac to set the proper value. Repeat this step until all date/time fields have been set. Note: Time is entered using the 24-hour format.
Camera Settings in Shooting Mode as shown in Monitor Shooting mode Battery check Green lamp Flash stand-by Macro mode Noise reduction Flash mode
c. Camera Diagram and Controls
Record mode Resolution
Spot metering ISO White balance White balance adjustment Saturation Sharpness
Flash intensity control Drive Self-timer Sound record
• Press e twice to set the date and time and exit the menu.
Exposure compensation Shutter speed Exposure differential Aperture value AE lock AE memory
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Memory gauge Number of storable still pictures
Now take a moment to familiarize yourself with the key areas of camera controls by reviewing the illustrations. Strap eyelet
Camera Settings in Playback Mode as shown in Monitor
Print reservation Number of prints Battery check Switch frame
Sound record Protect
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Aperture value Shutter speed
Record mode Resolution Exposure compensation White balance
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ISO Date and time File number, Frame number Playing time/total recording time
Note: Depending on the camera settings, not all indicators will be displayed. Self-timer lamp
A/V OUT jack Lens
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The Digital camera confirms the focus and exposure are properly set when the green lamp lights steadily. The # indicator informs you that the flash is recommended and/ or recharging (when blinking); or ready to fire (when steady).
There are two ways to compose your subject: using the viewfinder or with the monitor. Depending upon the shooting situation, there are advantages to each method. Please refer to the printed Basic Manual for more information.
a. Taking a Picture
• Set the mode dial to h and press the power switch. The monitor turns on. • To shoot using the viewfinder, press f to turn the viewfinder on. • Compose your subject in the monitor or on the viewfinder.
• Press the shutter button completely to take the picture. A short beep confirms your picture has been taken.
b. Zooming Push to Zoom out
# Flash indicator
• Press the shutter button halfway.
The camera automatically decides if the flash is needed.
Red-eye Reduces incidence of red-eye by emitting pre-flashes. Reduction Flash Fill-in Flash
The flash always fires with every picture.
With the shutter button depressed halfway, the flash is ready to fire when the # indicator lights. When # indicator blinks, the flash is charging. To prevent the flash from firing, press down on the top of the flash to retract it.
Pull to Zoom in
• Push the zoom lever toward W to zoom out and get everything into the picture. • Pull the zoom lever toward T to choose telephoto shooting and get closer to the action.
c. Flash Modes This Digital camera features multiple flash modes. Please note that not all flash modes are available depending on the shooting mode selected. Press the flash button to open the flash and press the # button to cycle through the flash modes:
VIEWING AND ERASING PICTURES
When you are finished reviewing your pictures:
With a Digital camera, you can easily view the photos you want—and delete the ones you don’t.
There are two ways to access the Playback mode:
#SLOW1, Slow Adjusts the flash for special situations requiring slow #SLOW2, Synchronization shutter speeds. HSLOW
a. Viewing Pictures
d. Number of Storable Pictures
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Icons representing camera settings appear on the monitor, telling you important information such as the Flash and record modes, battery life, and the number of frames remaining.
This Digital camera features a zoom lens, allowing you to get closer to action, or capture wide-angle shots and get everything into the picture.
• Press the power switch to turn the monitor off. OR • To return to the shooting mode, press the QUICK VIEW button again.
b. Erasing Pictures
• Set the mode dial to q and press the power switch. OR • If the camera is in the shooting mode with the lens barrel extended, press the QUICK VIEW button. The last picture taken appears in the monitor. Use bdac to scroll through all the images saved on your xD-Picture Card.
Once erased, pictures cannot be restored. The beauty of digital photography is your ability to keep the photos you want, delete the rest, and reuse empty memory space to take new pictures. This Digital camera offers two ways to permanently erase unwanted digital photos:
TIP :Olympus recommends using the optional AC adapter to ensure a consistent power supply when downloading images.
Make sure that the camera is turned off before connecting it to your computer.
See the Reference Manual for complete descriptions of each recording mode and the storable frame capacity for xD-Picture Card. TIP :To find out how many frames you have left, look for the number in the lower right corner of the monitor/viewfinder. Remember, you can always delete unwanted pictures to make room for more. (See Step 5.)
TIP :Images can also be erased while in the “QUICK VIEW” mode described in step 5a. This makes it easy to quickly erase a picture that you just took.
All-Frame Erase: Deletes all pictures on the xD-Picture Card in one operation, except for pictures you have protected. • Set the mode dial to q and press the power switch. • Press e, then press d to select MODE MENU. • Use ac to select the CARD tab, then press d twice to access the CARD SETUP screen. • R ALL ERASE should be highlighted. Press e. • As a safeguard, the Digital camera will ask you to select YES or NO to confirm erasing, as this process permanently deletes all unprotected pictures. Select YES and press e.
Single-Frame Erase: Deletes only the picture currently displayed in the monitor. • • • •
CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO A COMPUTER
Your digital camera can handle xD-Picture Card from 16 MB to 512 MB. The number of storable pictures depends on the image quality selected.
Set the mode dial to q and press the power switch. Use the arrow pad to display the picture you want to erase. Press S. Press ac to select YES, then press e.
• Turn the camera off. • Plug the supplied USB cable into the USB connector on your camera and computer as illustrated on the right. • Set the mode dial to q and press the power switch. The camera starts communicating with the PC. • Press ac to select PC, and then press e on the USB screen. The camera starts communicating with the PC.
Windows 98 users must install the “USB Driver for Windows 98” software before connecting the Digital camera to the computer. Refer to the Software Installation Guide for complete information. Olympus makes it simple to connect the Digital camera to your computer.
INSTALLING THE CAMERA SOFTWARE You've now mastered the basic functionality of your new Olympus Digital Camera! You are now ready to begin exploring the possibilities that digital photography brings to your computer. Activities such as photo editing, printing, and much more are only steps away!
About the Olympus CAMEDIA Master CD-ROM Your Olympus Digital Camera comes bundled with a suite of software and documentation. The CD includes: • CAMEDIA Master: To download pictures from the camera, view, organize, retouch and print your digital photos and movies. • USB Driver for Windows 98: This utility must be installed to allow the camera to communicate with your computer if it uses the Microsoft Windows 98 operating system. • Olympus Digital Camera Reference Manual: A complete reference guide in digital form, saved on the CD in PDF format.
You are now ready to install the computer software.
• Open the CAMEDIA Master CD-ROM package and locate the Software Installation Guide in the language you wish to use. • Continue to follow the step-by-step instructions for installing the software, and enjoy your new digital photo processing capabilities!
Additional Camera Features This Digital camera offers a host of advanced features to expand your creativity. Here’s just a small sampling. See the Basic Manual for details on these capabilities, and more! • Advanced photographic control: Aperture Priority, Shutter Priority, and full Manual modes are available to give you complete control of your photography. • 4 Scene Program Shooting Modes: This camera has 4 shooting modes to choose from depending on the shooting conditions and the effect you want to achieve. • Macro Mode and Super Macro Mode: For taking extremely tight close-up pictures. • Sequential Shooting: Take a rapid succession of still pictures. • Still Picture Editing: Edit still pictures and store them as new pictures. • Movie Recording: Yes, this Digital camera records movies with sound! • Two-in-one Pictures: Combine two separate images taken in succession and store them as a single picture. • Close-up Playback: Enlarge the pictures in the monitor to check details of the selected image. • Index Display: View several thumbnail pictures on the monitor at once. • Protecting Pictures: Prevents you from accidentally erasing photos. • Video Playback: View your pictures and movies on a television monitor. • Panorama Shooting: Connect overlapping images into a single picture using the panorama mode and Olympus CAMEDIA Master software. • Direct Printing: Connect directly to your PictBridge-compatible printer with the USB cable to print your favorite images easily. TIP :Remember to complete and return your Registration Card (not provided in some areas), and keep all camera documentation handy.
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