Ricoh – GR – User Manual

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Before Y ou Begin
Read this section before use.
It covers the names of the parts and how to prepare the camera for use.
First Steps
Read this section before using your camera for the first time.
It covers the basic operations for using your camera for the first time, includ-
ing how to turn on the camera, take pictures, and play back images.
Advanced Operations
Read this section when you want to learn more about the different
camera functions.
It covers all shooting and playback functions and describes how to customize
the camera settings and use it with a computer.
Instruction Manual
The serial number may be found on the bottom of the camera.Please complete the user registration
Thank you for purchasing a PENTAX RICOH IMAGING product.
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ence for the product you have purchased, we ask you to complete the user
registration.
Visit the following Web site to complete the user registration.
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Registered users will be notified by e-mail about important customer sup-
port information, such as firmware version updates, etc.
Checking the Package Contents
Before using your digital camera, confirm that the package contains the
items listed below.
GR Hot shoe cover
(attached to camera)
Rechargeable
battery
(DB-65)
USB power
adapter
(AC-U1)
g USB cable
g Hand strap
g CD
g Instruction manual (this manual)
Power plug1
Introduction
This instruction manual provides information on how to use the shooting and playback
functions of this camera and related precautions.
Thoroughly read this instruction manual to make the best use of the functions available
with this camera unit. Be sure to keep this instruction manual for future reference.
PENTAX RICOH IMAGING CO., LTD.
Safety precautions Read all safety precautions thoroughly to ensure safe use.
Test shots Take test shots to ensure that the camera is working properly be-
fore taking photos on important occasions.
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is prohibited.
Exemption from liability PENTAX RICOH IMAGING CO., LTD. assumes no liability for failure to
record or display images as a result of product malfunction.
Warranty This camera is manufactured to local specifications. The warranty
supplied with this product is valid within Japan. Should the prod-
uct fail or malfunction while outside of the country, the manufac-
turer assumes no responsibility for servicing the product locally or
bearing any expenditure incurred thereby.
Radio interference Operating this product in the vicinity of other electronic equip-
ment may adversely affect both the camera and the other device.
Interference is particularly likely if the camera is used in close
proximity to a radio/TV receiver. In such case, take the following
measures.
• Keep the camer a as far a w a y as possible fr om the r adio/T V r e-
ceiver
• R eor ien t the an t enna of the r adio/T V r ec eiv er
• U se a diff er en t w all outlet
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notice any errors or omissions, we would be grateful if you would notify us at the address listed on the back cover
of this booklet.2
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(ii) Decode AVC video that was encoded by a consumer engaged in a personal activity and/or was obtained from
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THIS SOFT W ARE IS PR OVIDED B Y THE A UTHOR“ AS IS ” AND AN Y EXPRESS OR IMPLIED W ARR ANTIES, INCL UDING,
BUT NO T LIMITED T O , THE IMPLIED W ARR ANTIES OF MER CHANT ABILIT Y AND FITNESS FOR A P AR TICULAR PURPOSE
ARE DISCLAIMED . IN NO E VENT SHALL THE A UTHOR BE LIABLE FOR AN Y DIREC T , INDIREC T , INCIDENT AL, SPECIAL,
EXEMPLAR Y , OR C ONSEQUENTIAL D A M A GES (INCL UDING, BUT NO T LIMITED T O , PR OCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE
GOODS OR SER VICES; L OSS OF USE , D A T A, OR PR OFIT S; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWE VER C A USED AND
ON AN Y THEOR Y OF LIABILIT Y , WHE THER IN C ONTR A C T , STRIC T LIABILIT Y , OR T OR T (INCL UDING NEGLIGENCE OR
O THER WISE) ARISING IN AN Y W A Y OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFT W ARE , E VEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILIT Y OF
SUCH D A M A GE .3
Safety Precautions
Warning Symbols
Various symbols are used throughout this instruction manual and on the product to
prevent physical harm to you or other people and damage to property. The symbols
and their meanings are explained below.
Danger
This symbol indicates matters that may lead to imminent risk of
death or serious injury if ignored or incorrectly handled.
Warning
This symbol indicates matters that may lead to death or serious injury
if ignored or incorrectly handled.
Caution
This symbol indicates matters that may lead to injury or physical
damage if ignored or incorrectly handled.
Sample Warnings
The symbol alerts you to actions that must be performed.
The symbol alerts you to prohibited actions.
The symbol may be combined with other symbols to indicate that
a specific action is prohibited.
Sample Warnings
Do not touch Do not disassemble
Observe the following precautions to ensure safe use of this unit.
Danger
n Do not attempt to disassemble, repair or alter the equipment
yourself. The high-voltage circuitry in the equipment poses sig-
nificant electrical hazard.
n Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or directly solder the battery.
n Do not put the battery in a fire, attempt to heat it, use it in a high
temperature environment such as next to a fire or inside a car, or
abandon it. Do not put it into water or the sea or allow it to get
wet.
n Do not attempt to pierce, hit, compress, drop, or subject the bat-
tery to any other severe impact or force.
n Do not use a battery that is significantly damaged or deformed.
n Do not connect the positive (+) and negative (-) poles of the bat-
tery with a wire or other metallic item. Also, do not carry or store
together with metal objects such as ballpoint pens and necklaces.4
n Do not charge the battery with a charger from another manu-
facturer. Also, do not use the battery with any camera except the
cameras compatible with the DB-65.
n Discontinue use immediately in the event of abnormalities
such as smoke, unusual odors, or excessive heat being emitted.
Contact your nearest dealer or service center for repair.
n If the battery fluid leaks and gets into your eyes, immediately wash
your eyes thoroughly with tap water or other clean water without
rubbing, and seek medical attention immediately.
Warning
n Turn off the power immediately in the event of abnormalities such as
smoke or unusual odors being emitted. Remove the battery as soon as
possible, being careful to avoid electric shocks or burns. If you are drawing
power from a household electrical outlet, be sure to unplug the power
cord from the outlet to avoid fire or electrical hazards. Contact the nearest
service center at your earliest convenience. Discontinue use of the equip-
ment immediately if it is malfunctioning.
n Turn off the power immediately if any metallic object, water, liquid or oth-
er foreign object gets into the camera. Remove the battery and memory
card as soon as possible, being careful to avoid electric shocks or burns.
If you are drawing power from a household electrical outlet, be sure to
unplug the power cord from the outlet to avoid fire or electrical hazards.
Contact the nearest service center at your earliest convenience. Discon-
tinue use of the equipment immediately if it is malfunctioning.
n Avoid any contact with the liquid crystal inside the picture display, should
the monitor be damaged. Follow the appropriate emergency measures be-
low.
• SKIN: I f an y of the liquid cr y stal gets on y our sk in, wipe it off and r inse the
affected area thoroughly with water, then wash well with soap.
• E Y ES: I f it gets in y our ey es , w ash y our ey es with clean w a t er f or a t least 15
minutes and seek medical advice immediately.
• INGESTION: If any of the liquid crystal is ingested, rinse the mouth out
thoroughly with water. Have the person drink a large amount of water and
induce vomiting. Seek medical assistance immediately.
n Follow these precautions to prevent the battery from leaking, overheat-
ing, igniting or exploding.
• Do not use a battery other than those specifically recommended for the
equipment.
• Do not carry or store together with metal objects such as ballpoint pens,
necklaces, coins, hairpins, etc.
• Do not put the battery into a microwave or high pressure container.
• If leakage of battery fluid or a strange odor, color change, etc. is noticed
during use or during charging, remove the battery from the camera or bat-
tery charger immediately and keep it away from fire.5
n Please observe the following in order to prevent fire, electrical shock or
cracking of the battery while charging.
• U se only the indica t ed po w er supply v oltage . A lso a v oid the use of multi-
socket adapters and extension cords.
• Do not damage, bundle or alter power cords. Also, do not place heavy ob-
jects on, stretch or bend power cords.
• Do not connect or disconnect the power plug with wet hands. Always grip
the plug section when disconnecting a power cord.
• Do not cover equipment while charging.
n Keep the ba tt er y and SD memor y car d used in this equipmen t out of the
reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion. Consumption is harmful
to human beings. If swallowed, seek medical assistance immediately.
n Keep the equipmen t out of the r each of childr en.
n Do not touch the internal components of the equipment if they become
exposed as a result of being dropped or damaged. The high-voltage cir-
cuitry in the equipment could lead to an electric shock. Remove the bat-
tery as soon as possible, being careful to avoid electric shocks or burns.
Take the equipment to your nearest dealer or service center if it is dam-
aged.
n Do not use the equipment in wet areas as this could result in fire or electric
shock.
n Do not use the equipment near flammable gases, gasoline, benzene, thin-
ner or similar substances to avoid the risk of explosion, fire or burns.
n Do not use the equipment in locations where usage is restricted or prohib-
ited as this may lead to disasters or accidents.
n Wipe off any dust that accumulates on the electrical plug as this may lead
to fire.
n To avoid the risk of fire, electric shock or injury, do not use the battery
charger with commercially available electronic transformers when travel-
ing abroad.
n To avoid the risk of fire or electric shock, use only the indicated power sup-
ply voltage.
n Do not damage, bundle or alter power cords. Also, to avoid damaging
power cords and the risk of fire or electric shock, do not place heavy ob-
jects on, stretch or bend power cords.6
n Do not connect or disconnect the power plug with wet hands. Both opera-
tions pose the risk of electric shock.
n Always grip the plug section when disconnecting a power cord. Do not
pull the power cord. This can damage the power cord and result in fire or
electric shock.
n If any metallic object, water, liquid or other foreign object gets into the
camera, immediately remove the power cord from the outlet and contact
a service center for repair. Failure to observe these precautions could re-
sult in fire or electric shock.
n If an abnormality such as an unusual sound or smoke is emitted from the
equipment, immediately remove the power cord from the outlet and con-
tact your nearest dealer or service center for repair. Discontinue use of the
equipment immediately if it is malfunctioning.
n Do not attempt to disassemble the equipment yourself. The high-voltage
circuitry in the equipment could lead to an electric shock.
n Do not use in bathrooms or similar areas, as this can result in fire or electric
shock.
n Do not touch the power cords during a lightning storm. This poses a risk of
electric shock.
n Keep the ba tt er y out of the r each of childr en.
n If the battery does not finish charging after the prescribed charging time,
discontinue charging.
n Do not put the battery into a microwave or high pressure container.
n If the battery leaks or emits an unusual odor, immediately move it away
from any sources of fire.
Caution
n Contact with fluid leaking from a battery can lead to burns. If part of your
body comes in contact with a damaged battery, rinse the area with water
immediately. (Do not use soap.)
If a battery starts to leak, remove it immediately from the equipment and
wipe the battery chamber thoroughly before replacing it with a new bat-
tery.
n Plug the power cords securely into the electrical outlets. Loose cords pose
a fire hazard.
n Do not allow the camera to get wet. In addition, do not operate it with wet
hands. Both situations pose the risk of electric shock.
n Do not fire the flash at drivers of vehicles, as this may cause the driver to
lose control and result in a traffic accident.7
n Remove the power cords from the outlets before cleaning the equipment.
n Remove the power cords from the outlets when not in use.
n Do not cover equipment while charging, as this can result in fire.
n Do not short the terminals or metal contacts on the power cords, as this
can result in fire.
n Do not use the equipment in wet areas or areas subject to oil smoke as this
could result in fire or electric shock.
Safety Precau-
tions for Acces-
sories
When using optional products, carefully read the instructions provided with
the product before using that product.8
Table of Contents
Introduction ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 1
Table of Contents …………………………………………………………………………………………………… 8
Before Y ou Begin 13
Parts of the Camera ………………………………………………………………………………………………14
U sing the Dial and L ev er ……………………………………………………………………………………..16
Picture Display ………………………………………………………………………………………………………18
Getting Ready ……………………………………………………………………………………………………….23
First Steps 31
Basic Shooting ………………………………………………………………………………………………………32
Taking Photographs with Auto Settings …………………………………………………..32
Self-Timer ………………………………………………………………………………………………………34
Checking the Camera Level and Tilt ………………………………………………………….35
Playing Back Images …………………………………………………………………………………………….37
U sing the M enu …………………………………………………………………………………………………….38
Advanced Operations 39
1 Various Shooting Functions 40
Shooting with a set aperture value and shutter speed ………………………………….40
U sing A per tur e P r eview ………………………………………………………………………………44
U sing the ND F ilt er ………………………………………………………………………………………44
Exposure settings …………………………………………………………………………………………………45
U sing e xposur e c ompensa tion ………………………………………………………………….45
Setting the ISO speed ………………………………………………………………………………….46
Dynamic range correction ………………………………………………………………………….48
Selecting a metering method ……………………………………………………………………49
Setting a still image format …………………………………………………………………………………50
Setting the focus …………………………………………………………………………………………………..51
Selecting a focusing method ……………………………………………………………………..51
Shooting close-ups (Macro Mode) ……………………………………………………………53
U sing the AF butt on …………………………………………………………………………………….54
Setting Focus Assist and AE/AF Target ……………………………………………………..56
Shooting with a single press of the shutter release button
(Full Press Snap) ……………………………………………………………………………………….589
Setting the White Balance ………………………………………………………………………………….59
Setting the Color Temperature …………………………………………………………………..61
Setting the White Balance …………………………………………………………………………..61
Shooting Continuously ………………………………………………………………………………………..62
Shooting Continuously ……………………………………………………………………………….62
Shooting Consecutively with Different Settings (Auto Bracket) …………..63
Shooting While Merging Images Together
(Multiple Exposure Shooting) ………………………………………………………………..64
Shooting Pictures Automatically at Set Intervals (Interval Shooting) ….66
Shooting Star Trails (Interval Composite) …………………………………………………67
U sing the F lash ……………………………………………………………………………………………………..69
Setting the Flash Mode ……………………………………………………………………………….69
Adjusting the Intensity of the Flash ………………………………………………………….70
Setting the Flash Intensity for Manual Flash ……………………………………………71
Setting the Timing for Firing the Flash ……………………………………………………..71
Shooting P hot os with Unique A tmospher e ……………………………………………………..72
Effect ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………72
Image Settings ……………………………………………………………………………………………..73
Other Shooting Functions …………………………………………………………………………………..76
Adding the Date to Still Images …………………………………………………………………76
Shooting Movies …………………………………………………………………………………………………..76
Setting the Movie Format …………………………………………………………………………..76
Shooting Movies ………………………………………………………………………………………….78
Playing Back Movies …………………………………………………………………………………….79
Clipping Movies ……………………………………………………………………………………………80
2 Playback Functions 81
Displaying Images in Thumbnail View ………………………………………………………………81
Displaying Images in a Slide Show …………………………………………………………………….81
Displaying Images in Enlarged View ………………………………………………………………….82
Organizing Files …………………………………………………………………………………………………….83
Deleting Files ………………………………………………………………………………………………..83
Setting Protection ………………………………………………………………………………………..85
Copying the Images in Internal Memory to a Card…………………………………87
Correcting and Processing Images …………………………………………………………………….87
Reducing the Size of Images ………………………………………………………………………87
Trimming Images …………………………………………………………………………………………8810
Correcting Skewed Images …………………………………………………………………………89
Correcting Brightness and Contrast (Level Compensation) ………………….90
Correcting the White Balance …………………………………………………………………….92
Correcting Color Moire ……………………………………………………………………………….92
Developing RAW Files ………………………………………………………………………………………….93
Viewing Images with an AV Device ……………………………………………………………………94
Setting DPOF …………………………………………………………………………………………………………95
Setting DPOF for Multiple Still Images ……………………………………………………..96
Selecting the Images to Transfer ………………………………………………………………………..97
3 Changing Camera Settings 99
Customizing the Camera …………………………………………………………………………………….99
Registering Shooting Settings (My Settings) …………………………………………..99
Shooting Images in My Settings Mode …………………………………………………..102
Editing My Settings ……………………………………………………………………………………103
Registering Functions to the ADJ. Lever …………………………………………………105
Registering Functions to the Fn1/Fn2/Effect Buttons ………………………….107
Changing Other Settings …………………………………………………………………………………..109
Adjusting the Brightness of the Picture Display ……………………………………109
Setting the Information Displayed in Shooting Mode …………………………110
Setting the Operation Sounds …………………………………………………………………111
Changing File Names …………………………………………………………………………………111
Resetting the File Numbers ………………………………………………………………………112
Setting the Copyright Notice ……………………………………………………………………113
Checking the Firmware Version ……………………………………………………………….113
4 Menus 114
Shooting Menu ……………………………………………………………………………………………………114
Playback Menu ……………………………………………………………………………………………………117
Key C ust om Options M enu ……………………………………………………………………………….118
Setup Menu …………………………………………………………………………………………………………120
5 Downloading Images to Y our Computer 122
U sing I mages on a C omput er ……………………………………………………………………………122
Windows ………………………………………………………………………………………………………122
Macintosh ……………………………………………………………………………………………………122
Saving Images to PC …………………………………………………………………………………………..123
Installing the Software ……………………………………………………………………………………….12411
6 Appendices 125
Trouble Shooting ………………………………………………………………………………………………..125
Error messages ……………………………………………………………………………………………125
Camera Troubleshooting …………………………………………………………………………..126
Specifications ………………………………………………………………………………………………………130
Storage Capacity ………………………………………………………………………………………..133
Optional Accessories ………………………………………………………………………………………….134
Conversion lens, hood, and adapter ……………………………………………………….134
External Flash ……………………………………………………………………………………………..135
U sing the C amer a A br oad …………………………………………………………………………………137
P r ecautions f or U se …………………………………………………………………………………………….138
Camera Care and Storage ………………………………………………………………………………….140
Warranty Policy ……………………………………………………………………………………………………141
NOTICES ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………….142
Index ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………..14412Before Y ou
Begin
This covers the names
of parts and how to
prepare the camera for
use.
Parts of the Camera ………………….. 14
Using the Dial and Lever ………….. 16
Picture Display …………………………. 18
Getting Ready ………………………….. 23Before Y ou Begin
14
Parts of the Camera
1 3 2 4 5 6 78 15
9
10
12
14
13
11
17
16
19
36
34
35
37
33
31 32 29
26 27
23
28
30
18
25 24 20 21 22Before Y ou Begin
15
1 Up-down dial …………………………………..P . 17
2
Mode dial lock release button …………….P . 16
3
Mode dial ………………………………………..P . 16
4
Shutter release button ………………………P . 32
5
POWER button …………………………………P . 28
6
Hot shoe ………………………………………..P . 135
7 Flash cover ………………………………………P . 69
8 Strap eyelet ……………………………………….—
9
AF auxiliary light ……………………….P . 34, 120
10
Microphone ……………………………………….—
11
Lens …………………………………………………—
12
F OPEN Switch ………………………………..P . 32
13
p (aperture preview)/Effect button
……………………………………………….P . 44, 107
14
Ring cap ………………………………………..P . 134
15
Flash ………………………………………………P . 32
16
Auto focus/flash lamp ………………….P . 32, 33
17
Picture display………………………………….P . 18
18
USB/AV OUT terminal ……………. P . 26, 94 123
19
HDMI cable Terminal (Type D) ………………P . 94
20
Terminal cover ………………………….. P . 26, 123
21
DC power cable cover ………………………….—
22
Speaker …………………………………………….—
23
Release lever ……………………………………P . 23
24
Battery/card cover …………………………….P . 23
25
Tripod screw hole ……………………………….—
26
AF function switching lever ………………..P . 54
27
AF button ………………………………………..P . 54
28
ADJ./ISO lever……………………………P . 17, 105
29
Fn1 (function 1)/# button ………………P . 107
30
t (self-timer)/Fn2 (function 2)/
D(delete) button ……………….. P . 34, 83, 107
31
WB (white balance)/” button …………..P . 59
32
DISP ./r button ………………… P . 21, 35, 110
33
X/Y button …………………………….P . 81, 82
34
6 (playback) button ………………………P . 37
35
N (macro)/! button ………………………P . 53
36
F (flash)/$ button………………………….P . 69
37
MENU/OK button………………………………P . 38Before Y ou Begin
16
Using the Dial and Lever
Mode Dial
Y ou can change the shooting mode with
the mode dial.
Press the mode dial lock release button
(1) and rotate the mode dial (2).
Av: Aperture priority mode (P . 40)
Y ou set the aper tur e , and the camer a adjusts the
shutter speed automatically.
5: Auto shooting
mode (P . 32)
Automatically
sets the optimal
aperture and
shutter speed
depending on the
subject.
MY1/MY2/MY3: My Settings
mode (P . 102)
Y ou can shoot with the settings
registered to [Reg. My Settings].
3: Movies (P . 76)
Y ou can r ec or d mo vies .
M: Manual expo-
sure mode (P . 40)
Allows you to
manually set the
aperture value and
shutter speed.
TAv: Shutter/
aperture priority
mode (P . 40)
Y ou set the shutt er
speed and aperture,
and the camera ad-
justs the ISO Setting
automatically.
Tv: Shutter prior-
ity mode (P . 40)
Y ou set the shutt er
speed, and the
camera adjusts the
aperture automati-
cally.
P: Program shift
mode (P . 40)
Y ou can choose
from combinations
of aperture and
shutter speed.Before Y ou Begin
17
Up-down dial/ADJ. lever
U se the up – do wn dial and ADJ . lev er in
place of the !”#$ buttons and to
set the exposure. (GP . 41)
Operation Description
Up-down dial Rotate left or right
Replaces the !” buttons.
Changes the aperture/shutter speed.
ADJ. lever
Press left or right
Replaces the #$ buttons.
Changes the aperture/shutter speed/ISO Setting.
Push in the middle Calls assigned function (GP . 106)
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• You can change the functions of the up-down dial and ADJ. lever. (GP . 41, P . 82)
ADJ. lever
Up – do wn dialBefore Y ou Begin
18
Picture Display
Shooting display
17
16
18
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
15
11
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 33 34 35 10 36 9
26 27 28 29 30 3132
12
13
14
Still image mode Movie mode
1
Flash mode………………………………………P . 69
2
Flash compensation/manual flash amount
…………………………………………………P . 70, 71
3
Multiple exposure shooting/Interval shoot-
ing/Interval composite …………… P . 64, 66, 67
4
Continuous ………………………………………. P . 62
5
Eye-Fi connection ……………………………..P . 20
6
Battery level …………………………………….P . 20
7
Number of exposures remaining ……….P . 133
8
Data storage location ………………………..P . 25
9
Snap focus distance …………………………..P . 52
10
Format/size, Aspect ratio ……………..P . 50, 77
11
Self-timer ………………………………………..P . 34
12
Macro mode …………………………………….P . 53
13
Focus bar/Depth of field …………………….P . 52
14
Shooting mode ………………………………..P . 40
15
Auto exposure lock/Auto focus lock ……..P . 54
16
Focus mode ……………………………………..P . 51
17
Metering …………………………………………P . 49
18
Image setting/Effect …………………………P . 72
19 Auto bracket …………………………………….P . 63
20
Crop to 35 mm …………………………………P . 50
21
Noise reduction ………………………………..P . 47
22
Dynamic range compensation ……………. P . 48
23
Date imprint …………………………………….P . 76
24
Conversion lens ………………………………P . 114
25
ND filter…………………………………………..P . 44
26
Aperture………………………………………….P . 41
27
Shutter speed …………………………………..P . 41
28 Level indicator……………………………..P . 21, 35
29
Exposure indicator/Exposure compensation
…………………………………………………P . 41, 45
30
ISO Setting ………………………………………P . 46
31
Histogram ………………………………..P . 21, 110
32 White balance mode ………………………….P . 59
33
Recording time/Remaining recording time
…………………………………………………….P . 133
34
Recording ………………………………………..P . 78
35
Reduce fluorescent flicker ………………….P . 77
36
Frame rate ……………………………………….P . 77
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• The maximum number that can be displayed for the number of exposures remaining is “9999” .Before Y ou Begin
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Playback display
12 34 56 78
9 10 11 17 16 12 13 14 16
15
Still image mode Movie mode
1
Folder-file number ………………………….P . 111
2
Current frame/Total frames ………………….—
3
Battery level …………………………………….P . 20
4
Eye-Fi connection ……………………………..P . 20
5
Protected image ……………………………….P . 85
6
DPOF print indicator ………………………….P . 95
7
Data source ……………………………………..P . 25
8
Format/size, Aspect ratio …………………..P . 50
9
File type ……………………………………………—
10
Date of recording ………………………………..—
11
Aperture………………………………………….P . 41
12
ISO Setting ………………………………………P . 46
13 Shutter speed …………………………………..P . 41
14
Exposure compensation …………………….P . 45
15
Frame rate ……………………………………….P . 77
16
Operation guide …………………………………—
17
Length:elapsed time …………………………P . 79Before Y ou Begin
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Battery Level Indicator
Icon Status
Battery fully charged.
Battery partially charged. Recharging the battery is recommended.
Low battery. Recharge the battery.
Eye-Fi Connection
When using an Eye-Fi card (GP . 24), the connection status is displayed in
the shooting and playback modes.
Icon Status
Not connected
Connecting
Waiting for data transfer
Transferring
Connection terminated
Transferred images
Eye-Fi card information acquisition error
• Turn the camera off and on. If the issue still persists, there may be something wrong with the
card.Before Y ou Begin
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Changing the Display
U se the DISP . butt on t o change the inf or ma tion displa y ed on the pic tur e
display.
Shooting Mode
Select from the following displays in shooting mode:
Information display Grid guide
Level
Information display
Histogram
Graphic display
Y ou can specify the inf or ma tion displa y ed
each time the DISP . button is pressed in [DISP .
Button Display Setting] on the [Setup] menu.
(GP . 110)
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• When [Information Display Mode] on the [Setup] menu is set to [On], information is displayed on
the picture display in the following cases even when the picture display is turned off. After the infor-
mation is displayed and operations are performed for several seconds, or when the shutter release
button is half-pressed, the information display disappears.
• When the Fn1 button, N button, t button, or Effect button is pressed
• When the mode dial or up-down dial is rotated
• When the ADJ. lever is pressed
• When the F OPEN switch is pressed to raise the flash, or the flash cover is closedBefore Y ou Begin
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Playback Mode
Normal indicator display Detailed information display
No indicator display White saturation display
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• If [On] is selected for [White Saturation Display] in the [Setup] menu, the white saturation areas of
the image flash in black in the Highlights display. When this is set to [Off] (default setting), the white
saturation display is not shown.
• The pages of the detailed information display can be switched using the !” buttons.
Caution ——————————————————————————————————-
• The detailed information display and white saturation display are not shown when recording movies.
• The white saturation display is not shown when connected with an HDMI cable.Before Y ou Begin
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Getting Ready
Prepare the camera for use.
Inserting the Battery and a Memory Card
Be sure the camera is off before inserting or removing the battery and mem-
ory card.
SD memory cards, SDHC memory cards, and SDXC memory cards can be
used with this camera. (“Memory card” refers to these memory cards in this
guide.)
1 Slide the release lever on the bottom of the
camera toward OPEN to open the battery/
card cover.
2 Make sure the memory card is facing the
right way and then push the card all the
way in until it clicks.
To remove it, press in the memory card and then re-
lease your hand.
3 Insert the battery.
U se the ba tt er y t o pr ess the la t ch and inser t the ba t-
tery all the way into the battery compartment.
To remove the battery, press and slide the latch.
4 Close the battery/card cover and slide the
release lever in the opposite direction of
OPEN to lock it in place.
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2
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Eye-Fi Cards ————————————————————————————————–
• This camera is compatible with Eye-Fi cards (X2 Series), SD memory cards with built-in wireless LAN
functionality. For more information on Eye-Fi cards, visit the Eye-Fi Website (http://www.eyefi.co.jp).
• When using an Eye-Fi card, the following settings are displayed in the [Setup] menu.
Eye-Fi Connection Settings [Off]: Disables the wireless LAN function for operation as a normal
SD memory card.
[On (Auto)]: Transfers all unsent images.
[On (Selected)]: Transfers only selected images. Specify the images
to send (up to 20 images) with [Eye-Fi Transfer Selected Images] in
the [Playback] menu. You can also reduce the size of images and
transfer them. You can easily access the [Eye-Fi Transfer Selected
Images] screen by pressing the Effect button in the playback mode.
(GP . 98)
Eye-Fi Connection Display Displays the SSID for the wireless LAN.
• Movies cannot be transferred.
• Cannot transfer the images while recharging the battery.
• If the selected images cannot be properly transferred, the “EYERICOH” folder may remain on the cam-
era. This folder will be deleted the next time the camera is turned on.
• When using a card from a different manufacturer with a similar function, the above menu items and
status icons may not be displayed. Operations cannot be guaranteed for cards that are not supported.
• This product is not guaranteed to work with all Eye-Fi card features (including wireless transfer). If
any issues arise with an Eye-Fi card, contact the card manufacturer. Eye-Fi cards are approved for use
in the country of purchase only. To confirm whether the use of the card is approved in a given country,
contact the card manufacturer.Before Y ou Begin
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Data Storage Location
Pictures taken with this camera can be recorded to the internal memory or a
memory card. When a memory card is not set in the camera, data is recorded
to the internal memory.
Caution ——————————————————————————————————-
• Pictures will not be recorded to the internal memory when a memory card is inserted, even if the
memory card is full.
• If the number of files stored in a memory card exceeds 10000, files with a small folder/file number
cannot be played back. However, they are not deleted or lost.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• You can copy all data stored in the internal memory to a memory card. (GP . 87)
• Movie recording time and the storage capacity varies depending on the memory card. (GP . 133)
• When using a new memory card or a memory card used with another device, be sure to format the
memory card with this camera. Format memory cards with [Format [Card] in the [Setup] menu.Before Y ou Begin
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Charging the Battery
Charge the rechargeable battery (DB-65) using the included USB cable and
USB po w er adapt er ( A C-U1) with included Power plug before use.
1 Insert the Power plug to the USB
power adapter.
Insert it until it clicks into place.
2 Open the terminal cover, and
connect the USB cable to the USB/
AV OUT terminal.
3 Connect the USB cable to the USB
power adapter.
4 Plug the USB power adapter into a power outlet.
The auto focus/flash lamp turns on and charging starts.
Depending on the battery level, the charging time differs. An exhausted bat-
tery will be fully recharged in about three hours (at 25°C).
T he aut o f ocus/flash lamp tur ns off and char g ing st ops . Unplug the USB
power adapter from the power outlet.
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Storage capacity ——————————————————————————————–
• Approximately 290 shots can be taken when the battery is fully charged.
• This is based on tests conducted according to CIPA standards under the following conditions: tem-
perature 23°C (73°F); picture display on; 10 shots taken with 30 seconds between shots and the flash
fired with every other shot; and the cycle repeated after the camera has been turned off and then on
again.
• The storage capacity is for reference. For long periods of use, it is recommended that you carry spare
batteries.
Caution ——————————————————————————————————-
• Use only genuine rechargeable batteries (DB-65).
• If the auto focus/flash lamp blinks during charging, the USB power adapter or battery has a problem.
Unplug the USB power adapter from the power outlet and remove the battery.
• The battery may become very hot immediately after operation. Turn the camera off and leave it to
cool down sufficiently before removing the battery.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• You can also charge the battery by connecting the camera to a computer using the USB cable. An
exhausted battery will be fully recharged in about 5 hours. (GP . 123)
• DB-65 can be recharged with the optional battery charger (BJ-6). (Recharging time: 2.5 hours)Before Y ou Begin
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Turning the Camera On and Off
Press the POWER button to turn the camera on.
The POWER button lights, and then the auto fo-
cus/flash lamp blinks for several seconds.
When the POWER button is pressed again, the
power turns off. (If the date is not set, [0] is dis-
played.)
Using the Camera in Playback Mode
Press and hold the 6 button for at least one
second to turn the camera on in playback
mode.
Press the 6 button again to turn the camera
off.Before Y ou Begin
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Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• To save battery power, you can set the following functions in the [Setup] menu.
Operation When the setting is disabled
Auto Power Off
The camera will turn off automatically
if no operations are performed during
the set time. You can set this to [Off]
or a certain number of minutes up to
30 minutes.
To resume operation, turn the camera
on again.
• When recording movies or dur-
ing continuous shooting
• During multiple exposure
shooting, interval shooting, or
interval composite
• During playback movies or slide
show
• During processing
• During image transfer with an
Eye-Fi card
• When connected to a computer
Sleep
The camera dims the display automati-
cally if no operations are performed dur-
ing the set time. You can set this to [Off]
or a certain number of minutes up to 30
minutes.
• When recording movies or dur-
ing continuous shooting
• During multiple exposure
shooting, interval shooting, or
interval composite
• During playback
• When connected to an AV or
HDMI cable
LCD Auto Dim
The camera dims the display automati-
cally if the camera is not moved within
five seconds. You can select [On] or [Off].
• The power indicator lamp can be set to [On] or [Off] in [Power Button Lamp] in the [Setup] menu.Before Y ou Begin
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Setting the Date and Time
When the power is turned on for the first time, the [Date Settings] screen
appears.
1 Set the year, month, day, hour,
minute, and date format.
Press #$ to select an item, and press !” to
change the value.
To cancel the setting press the r button.
2 Press MENU/OK.
A confirmation screen appears.
3 Press MENU/OK.
The date is set.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• If the battery is removed for about five days, the date and time settings will be lost. To retain the date
and time settings, insert a battery with sufficient power for at least two hours, and then remove the
battery.
• The set date and time can be changed in [Date Settings] in the [Setup] menu.
• The language displayed for the menus and messages can be changed in [Language/N].First Steps
Read this section before
using your camera for
the first time.
Basic Shooting………………………….. 32
Playing Back Images ………………… 37
Using the Menu ………………………… 3832
First Steps
Basic Shooting
Now you are ready.
Taking Photographs with Auto Settings
1 Turn the mode dial to 5.
Press the mode dial lock button and rotate
the mode dial.
2 To use the flash, slide the FOPEN
switch down.
The flash opens.
The auto focus/flash lamp blinks while the
flash charges. Once the flash is charged, the
lamp turns off and the camera is ready to
shoot.
The flash will not fire when the flash cover is closed.
3 Half-press the shutter release
button.
Frame your subject in the center of the pic-
ture display and press the shutter release but-
ton halfway to set focus and exposure.
If the camera is able to focus, the focus frames
(up to nine) that contain objects that are in
focus are shown in green.
4 Full-press the shutter release button.
The photograph you have just taken will be displayed in the picture display
and recorded.First Steps
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Focus ———————————————————————————————————-
• The autofocus/flash lamp and the frame color show whether
the subject is in focus.
Focus status Frame Color Auto focus/flash lamp
Camera has not yet focused. White Off
Subject in focus Green On (green)
Camera unable to focus. Red (blinks) Blinks (green)
• The camera cannot focus or a subject may not be in focus even if focus frames are displayed in green
in the following cases.
• Objects that lack contrast (the sky, a white wall, the hood of a car, etc.)
• Flat objects with only horizontal lines
• Fast-moving objects
• Objects that are poorly lit
• Objects with bright reflections or backlighting
• Flickering objects, such as fluorescent lights.
• Point light sources (light bulbs, spotlights, or LEDs)
If the camera is unable to focus, lock focus on another object at the same distance from the camera
as your subject, then recompose the photograph and take the picture.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• In 5 mode, pictures are taken with the following settings:
• ISO Setting [AUTO-HI]
• Noise reduction [AUTO]
• Exposure metering [Multi]
• Focus [Face recognition priority AF]
• Auto Macro
• White balance [Multi-pattern AUTO]
• Flash [Auto]
The settings cannot be changed for the above functions.
• Choose how long a picture is displayed in the picture display after shooting. Select [OFF], [0.5s], [1s],
[2s], [3s], or [HOLD] in [LCD Confirm.] in the [Setup] menu. When set to [Hold], the image remains
displayed until the next time you half-press the shutter release button.
• Keep the shutter release button half-pressed after shooting, holds the focus, aperture, shutter speed,
Auto focus/flash lamp
Frame34
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ISO, and white balance settings. The shooting conditions are not held in the following cases:
• Self-timer
• Interval timer shooting
• Interval composite
• 3 mode
Self-Timer
The self-timer can be set to two seconds or a custom setting. A setting of two
seconds is useful for preventing camera shake. With [Custom Self-Timer], you
can set the storage capacity and the shooting interval.
1 Press the t button.
The Self-timer setting screen appears.
Pressing the t button switches between [Self-Timer 2 Sec], [Custom Self-
Timer], and [Self-Timer Off].
2 Take a picture.
The AF auxiliary light lights when the self-
timer starts.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• The camera remains in self-timer mode even after the image is shot. To cancel the self-timer, change
the self-timer setting to [Self-Timer Off].
• When the self-timer is set to [Self-Timer 2 Sec], the AF auxiliary light does not light.
• When [Custom Self-Timer] is set, the following items are set in [Custom Self-Timer] in the [Shooting]
menu.
Number of shots 1 to 10 (Default is 2.)
Shooting interval 5 to 10 sec. (Default is 5 sec.)
• When the number of shots is two or more, the focus is fixed at the position of the first shot.
• The t button is used as the Fn2 button. The self-timer cannot be used when a function other than
the self-timer is registered with [Fn2 Button Setting] (GP . 107) in the [Key Custom Options]
menu.
• [Custom Self-Timer] cannot be selected when the focus is set to [Subj. Tracking].First Steps
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Checking the Camera Level and Tilt
This camera has a built-in level indicator that can be used to indicate the
lev el and tilt of the camer a on the pic tur e displa y . Y ou can check f or the hor i-
zontal level and tilt in the forward-backward direction.
1 Press and hold the DISP . button.
The menu is displayed.
2 Press the !” buttons to select a setting.
Off Indicators are not displayed.
Level + Tilt Displays the level and tilt indicators. (Default setting)
Level Displays only the level indicator.
3 Press MENU/OK.
The indicator is displayed on the shooting screen.
The level is indicated with a vertical line, and the tilt is indicated with a hori-
z on tal line . Y ello w indica t es the camer a is not lev el or is tilt ed , and g r een indi-
cates that the camera is level or is not tilted.
Camera is level.
Green
When tilted to the right
Y ello w36
First Steps
Camera is rotated too far for-
ward or backward or unable
to measure tilt.
Red
When tilted forward
Y ello w
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• The indicators are displayed only when [Level Indicator] is set to [On] in the [DISP . Button Display
Setting] in the [Setup] menu. (GP . 110)
• The indicators can also be set in [Level Setting] in the [Setup] menu. You can use [Level (Tilt) Calibra-
tion] in the [Setup] menu to set the current camera tilt as the reference setting.
Caution ——————————————————————————————————-
• The level indicator does not operate when the camera is upside down, movies are being recorded, or
during interval shooting.
• The level function becomes less accurate when the camera is moving or when shooting in an environ-
ment subject to movement, such as on a amusement ride.
• Use this function as reference to see if images are level when shooting. The accuracy cannot be guar-
anteed when using the camera as a level.First Steps
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Playing Back Images
Images can be viewed in the picture display.
1 Press the 6 button.
The camera switches to playback mode and
the last still image you took is displayed.
2 Press the #$ buttons to change the
displayed image.
Y ou can per f or m the f ollo wing oper a tions:
# button Back one photo
$ button Ahead one photo
Press and hold #$ buttons Fast Forward
To switch the camera back to shooting mode, press the 6 button again.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• You can select the display order from [File Numbers] or [Sht. Date/Time] in [Playback Order Options]
in the [Setup] menu.
• When using an Eye-Fi card, if [Eye-Fi Connection Settings] in the [Setup] menu is set to [On (Se-
lected)], you can transfer the images by pressing the Effect button in the playback mode.
(GP . 98)
Auto Rotate ————————————————————————————————–
• When [Auto Rotate] is set to [On] in the [Setup] menu, images are rotated automatically according to
the camera orientation.
• Images shot with [Continuous Mode] and [Auto Bracket] are rotated automatically according to the
orientation of the first image.
• Auto Rotate does not work in the following cases:
• When playing back movies
• In Grid View
• When playing back images shot with the camera tilted too far forward or backward
• During [Skew Correct Mode]
• During enlarging images
• During [Slide show] playback
• When playing back images on AV equipment38
First Steps
Using the Menu
1 Press MENU/OK.
The menu is displayed.
The menu that is displayed first varies de-
pending on the mode when the button is
pressed.
To change the menu, press the # button, use
the !” buttons to select a tab, and then
press the $ button.
2 Press the !” buttons to select an
item.
Pressing the X/Y button moves the cursor
to the head of the menu delimiter (horizontal
line).
3 Press the $ button.
The options are displayed.
4 Press the !” buttons to select an
option.
5 Press the MENU/OK button, or press the # button and then the
MENU/OK button.
The setting is set.
Note ———————————————————————————————————–
• For details of the menus, see “Menus” (GP . 114).1
2
3
4
5
6
Advanced
Operations
Read this section when
you want to learn more
about the different
camera functions.
1 Various Shooting Functions …. 40
2 Playback Functions ………………. 81
3 Changing Camera Settings ….. 99
4 Menus ………………………………….114
5 Downloading Images to
Your Computer ……………………122
6 Appendices …………………………1251
Various Shooting Functions
40
1 Various Shooting Functions
Select a shooting mode to match the scene.
Mode Purpose Page
5 For easy shooting P . 32
P/Av/Tv/TAv/M For shooting with a set aperture value and shutter speed P . 40
3 For shooting movies P . 78
MY1/MY2/MY3 For registering favorite settings P . 102
Shooting with a set aperture value and
shutter speed
Set an aperture value or shutter speed when shooting. The following values
can be set. The exposure is automatically adjusted in all modes except for
M mode.
Y es: C an be set No: Automatically set by camera
Mode Aperture value Shutter speed ISO Setting
P
Program Shift
*1 *1 Yes
Av
Aperture Priority
Yes No Yes
Tv
Shutter Priority
No Yes Yes
TAv
Shutter/Aperture Priority
Mode
Yes Yes No
M
Manual Exposure
Yes Yes Yes
*1 Allows you to se

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