Mamiya – Credo 2.5 – Quick Start

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Leaf Credo Digital Back
with
Mamiya 645DF
+
System
Quick Guide2
Quick Guide
Contents
1. Contents of Kit ……………………………………………………..3
2. Overview………………………………………………………………4
3. Before You Start ……………………………………………………6
4. Mounting the Leaf Credo Back ……………………………..12
5. Getting Started ……………………………………………………14
6. Using the Soft Buttons …………………………………………16
7. Navigating the Back Menu ……………………………………17
8. Setting Up Digital Back ………………………………………..18
9. Taking a Shot ………………………………………………………19
10. Browsing Images …………………………………………………20
11. Evaluating your Shot ……………………………………………22
12. Editing your Images……………………………………………..24
13. Changing the Focusing Screen ……………………………..26
14. Custom Camera Functions …………………………………..28
15. Installing software ……………………………………………….30
Leaf Limited Warranty ……………………………………………….31
This Quick Guide shows the basic operation of your new Leaf
Credo digital back with Mamiya 645DF
+
system. Download
the User Guide for advanced operations of the camera, digital
back and software.3
1. Contents of Kit

• Leaf Credo digital back
• Charger for Leaf Credo battery
• 12 V Power adapter and regional adapters
• Two Li-Ion 7.2V 2900 mAh batteries
• USB 3.0 cable (3 m)
• FireWire 800-800 cable (4.5 m)
• Capture One 7
• Neutral test patch
• LCC calibration plate
• Optical cleaning wipers
• Credo cleaning wipes
• Leaf Credo Quick Guide
• Mamiya focusing screen 44 x 33 mm (Credo 40 only)
• USB Drive4
2. Overview
1. Eyepiece shutter lever
2. Hot shoe
3. Exposure mode dial
4. Mirror (do not touch)
5. Electronic contacts
6. Lens mount alignment mark
7. Depth of field preview button
8. Drive dial
9. Shutter release button
10. Front dial
11. Rear dial
12. Strap lug
13. Main LCD
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1. Diopter adjustment dial
2. Strap lug
3. Synchro terminal
4. Electronic shutter release contact
5. Lens release button
6. Focus mode selector lever
7. AF lock button
8. Auto focus assist
infrared light emission
window/self timer lamp
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4
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6
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1. Rubber eye piece
2. Digital Back
3. Self timer/interval button
4. Main LCD backlight button
5. Multiple exposure button/
Focus point selector button
6. Auto bracketing button
7. Set button/Flash auto adjustment select button/
Exposure compensation button
8. Auto exposure lock button
AEL Exposure metering button6
3. Before You Start
1. Charging batteries
Li-Ion battery pack for camera
To charge your Mamiya 645DF
+
Li-Ion battery pack:
1. Connect the charger to a power outlet using the included
12 V power supply with the appropriate international adapter.
2. Place the battery firmly in the charger .
When properly connected, the LED indicates the status of
the battery:
Charging is complete when the green LED is steady.
LED Color LED Status Comment
Red Steady Charging
Green Steady Fully charged
Red Flashing Error / No connection7
C
S
M.UP
L
Battery for Credo digital back
To charge your Leaf Credo battery:
1. Connect the Credo digital back battery charger to a power
outlet.
2. Insert the battery in the charger and charge each battery
(approximately 2.5 to 3 hours).
2. Inserting batteries
Li-Ion battery pack for camera
1. Ensure the drive dial is set to L (off).
2. Turn the camera upside down, lift the battery case lock
lever and turn it counter clockwise.
3. Pull out the AA battery holder.
4. Insert a charged Li-Ion battery pack into the camera`s
battery compartment and lock it by turning the battery
case lock lever clockwise.8
Battery for Credo digital back
1. Open the battery compartment cover and slide the battery
into the battery bay in the bottom of the digital back.
2. Close and lock the battery compartment cover.
3. Setting battery type
In order to utilize the Li-Ion battery in your 645DF/645DF
+

camera, you need to set your camera’s Custom Function 04
Battery Type to 2.
To set the battery type, you must initiate one of the Custom
Function (CF) banks, then set the battery type.9
P
Tv
Av
M
X
CF
C1
C2
C3 1
2
Initiating CF — Bank A, B or C [00]
1. Turn on the camera body, and set the mode dial to CF.
2. Using the front dial, scroll to CF function 00.
3. Using the rear dial, select bank A, B or C.
In order to use Custom Function 04, you must initiate at least
one of the banks.10
Setting Battery Type [04]
1. Using the front dial, scroll to Custom Function 04.
2. Using the rear dial, select 0, 1 or 2.
0 = Standard AA alkaline batteries
1 = AA NiMh / NiCD batteries
2 = Li-Ion Rechargeable battery
On Leaf Credo digital backs this custom function can be set
from within the digital back menu system when the back
is connected to the camera: Camera settings > 645DF >
Active Custom Set > A > Setup Custom A > Battery type.
P
Tv
Av
M
X
CF
C1
C2
C3 1
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A
3. Attach and remove a lens
Remove the front body cap, Just like you would remove a
lens, by pushing the lens release button
A
backward and
then turn the front body cap counter clockwise and lift out.
Line up the lens mount alignment mark B with mark C
on the camera to fit the lens in place, then r otate it in the
direction of the arrow until it clicks into place.
80mm
1:28
MF AF
11 4 4
22
22
20 0
5
ft m
C B12
4. Mounting the Leaf
Credo Back
1. Remove the back cover from the camera.

2. Unlock the back by sliding the back lock away from the
camera.
3. While holding down the back release button, remove the
sensor cover plate from the back.
4. Place the bottom part of the back in the lower locking
mechanism on the back of the camera body.13
5. While holding down the back release button, push the
back and camera body together firmly .
6. Release the back release button.
7. Slide the back lock to the locked position (towards the
camera).
Note: Your back should always be protected by its sensor
cover plate when it is not attached to the camera.
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5. Getting Started
1. Turn on the camera
Switch the drive dial to “S”.
Choose your preferred exposure mode using the exposure
mode dial.
2. Insert a formatted CF card
A CF card can formatted in either your Credo back or computer.15
3. Turn on the digital back
Pr ess and briefly hold the on/of f button on the Leaf Cr edo back.
The system is ready to shoot when you hear the beep and
you see the home page on the screen.16
6. Using the Soft Buttons
Home Back
Browse
Dynamic
Menu
Home Button
Returns to the main menu screen
Browse Button
Tap takes you to browse view from any screen
Back Button
Takes you back to the previous screen
Dynamic Menu
Displays additional options if available for the screen
being viewed17
7. Navigating the
Back Menu
ISO Selection
Battery
Level
Remaining
exposures
White balance:
• Auto
• Daylight
• Tungsten
• Fluorescent
• Flash
• Custom WB
Camera Settings:
• Format CF card
• Live View
• 645DF/Camera
Settings:
• Digital back settings
• Brightness
• Power management
• Date/time
• Language
• Storage
• Firmware18
8. Setting Up the
Digital Back
Configur e the following:
• Interface language
• Date and Time19
9. Taking a Shot
Press the release button to start shooting.20
10. Browsing Images
• Tap browse soft button to access images.
• Swipe bottom to see other images.
• Single tap to select an image.
• Double tap on image to view in 100%.
• Zoom scaling from 6% to 400% by swiping on the
right margin area. 21
• Pan across image using bottom or left area.
• Side zoom control.
• Tap screen to wake up back.22
11. Evaluating your Shot
• Tap small histogram.
• View detailed histogram.
• Tap over-exposure warnings.
Tap Dynamic soft button for more options.23
• Check sharpness with zoom.
• Set white balance:
1. Tap on screen to access full-screen image.
2. Tap Dynamic menu soft button.
3. Tap WB icon.
4. Use picker to select neutral balance.
• Tap Exposure information.24
12. Editing your Images
• Browse your images.
• Delete an image by tapping the Dynamic button
and tapping trash icon.
A long tap on a thumbnail enables multiple selection.25
• Rate your images.
Tap Dynamic soft button for rating menu.
• Tap stars to rate images.26
13. Changing the
Focusing Screen
1. Remove the lens
2. Pull the focusing screen release lever A forward, as
illustrated, with the tweezers to release the focusing screen.
3. Remove the focusing screen from the focusing screen
frame by grasping the tab on the edge of the screen with
the tweezers as illustrated.
* Do not touch the mirror or allow it to be damaged in
any way.
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4. When installing the screen, pinch the protruding part of the
screen using the screen holder, and put the screen on the
screen frame.
5. Push the screen frame up using the tweezers until hearing
a clicking sound. The screen is now properly installed.
* Never press down on other parts as this will affect the
focus function.
Caution
• Since the focusing screen`s surfaces are soft and easily
damaged, handle them carefully.
• Never touch the surface with bar e fingers.
Should dust settle on it, merely blow it away by using a blower.
• If the focusing screen needs cleaning, send it to the nearest
authorized Mamiya service center. Do not attempt to clean
the surface of the focusing screen, as it is very delicate.28
14. Custom Camera
Functions
C-00 – Select user configuration: A, B, C
C-01 – TV/AV/Exp step: 1/3, 1/2 or 1 EV
C-02 – Aperture setting after lens change
C-03 – Time to sleep mode (def. 15 sec)
C-04 – Battery type (Alkaline, NiMh/NiCD or Li-Ion)
C-05 – Auto Bracketing steps (3, 5 or 7)
C-06 – Front/Rear dial function in Manual mode
C-07 – Disable rear dial in P mode
C-08 – Dial function direction
C-09 – AEL & AFL button exchange
C-10 – Shutter half-press function
C-11 – AEL function lock/unlock mode
C-12 – AFL lock mode setting
C-13 – One push function M-Mode
C-14 – AF beam setting
C-15 – Flash sync. timing
C-16 – Beep
C-17 – Choose shutter function (P , Av or Tv mode)
C-18 – Shutter function in Manual mode
C-19 – AF Speed
C-20 – AF Fine Tune
C-98 – Lens Firmware version
C-99 – Camera body firmwar e version29
Words and letters on the camera’s LCD are abbreviated due to
limitations of space and available letters
Display examples in the
custom function mode
Display examples
of the main LCD30
15. Installing Software
Install Capture One
Capture One is supplied on a CD or you can download it from
http://www.mamiyaleaf.com/downloads.asp31
Leaf Limited Warranty
Warranty Coverage
Leaf warrants the digital camera back against defects in materials and
workmanship for a period of one (1) year from the date of original retail
purchase. Should you discover a defect, Leaf will, as its option, repair or
exchange the Leaf product at no charge to you provided that you notify
Leaf during the warranty period.
Obtaining Warranty Service
In the event that you believe the Leaf product requires service, please
call your Leaf pr oduct specialist first. Often a Leaf pr oduct specialist can
resolve technical issues over the phone, thereby avoiding a return. If service
is required, your Leaf product specialist will provide an approval for that
action. T o find your local Leaf r epr esentative go to: www .mamiyaleaf.com
Exclusions and Limitations
This warranty does not apply if the Leaf product has been damaged by
accident, installation, shipment, abuse, misuse, misapplication, neglect,
fir e, water , lightning, or other acts of natur e; by failur e to follow supplied
instructions; or by modification or r epair by unauthorized personnel. Leaf
shall not be liable for any indirect damages, including, without limitation, lost
pr ofits, damage to other pr operty caused by any defect in the Leaf digital
back, damages based upon inconvenience, loss of use of the Leaf digital
back, loss of time, commercial use, incidental and/or consequential damages
for the breach of any expressed or implied warranty, including damage to
property and, to the extent permitted by law, damages for personal injury,
even if Leaf has been advised of the possibility of such Damages.
The Leaf product may contain refurbished parts. Leaf warrants the
refurbished parts in Leaf products for a period of one year from the date of
original retail purchase.
THIS WARRANTY IS IN LIEU OF ALL WARRANTIES, WHETHER ORAL
OR WRITTEN, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED. ALL EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED
WARRANTIES FOR THIS LEAF DIGITAL BACK, INCLUDING THE
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ARE LIMITED TO THE WARRANTY PERIOD.
NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WILL APPLY AFTER THE
WARRANTY PERIOD.
Photos by Frank Doorhof (pages 20 and 21).
Photos by Lander Larrañaga (pages 20 and 24).
Photo by Leon Goldsmith (pages 22, 23 and 25).32
http://www.mamiyaleaf.com
© 2012, 2013 65300991-C – CREDO QUICK START GUIDE VER 2.5

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