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Make sure you read this guide before using the camera. Store this guide safely so that you can use it in the future. Canon Customer Support Help Desk. For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the customer support list supplied with your camera. Automatically play back pictures slideshow. Look at my pictures on a Janual Chapters 1 – 3 explain the basic operations and frequently used functions this camera.

Chapters 4 onward explain the advanced functions, letting you learn more as you mxnual each chapter.

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Checking the Package Contents. Viewing Images on a TV Before using the c amera, please ensure that you r ead the s afety precautions described below. Always ensure that the c amera isoperated correctly. The s afety precautions noted on the f ollowing pages are i ntended toprevent injuries to yourself and o ther persons, or damage Safety Precautions Battery Use only recommended batteries.

Do not place the batteries near or in direct flame. Do not let the batteries come into contact with water e. Do not attempt to disassemble, alter or apply heat to the batteries.

Safety Precautions Mnaual not use the flash with dirt, dust or other items stuck to the surface, or if it is covered by your fingers used clothing. This may cause the camera to malfunction. Remove and store the batteries when are not using the camera. Getting Started This chapter exp,ains preparations before shooting, how to shoot in AUTO mode, and then how to view, erase and print the images you take.

The latter part of this chapter explains how to shoot and view movies and how to transfer images to a computer. Insert the included batteries and memory card into the camera.

Check the card’s write-protect tab. If the manuaal card has a write-protect tab, you will not be able to record images if the tab is in the locked position. Slide the tab up until you hear a click.

Push the memory card in until you hear a click, then slowly release The memory card will pop up, The values for NiMH batteries are based on fully charged mankal.


We cannot recommend the use of any other batteries than those listed above The number of shots that can be taken wil!

You can check the number of shots that can be taken when the camera is in a Shooting Mode p. Since the dates and times recorded into your images are based on these settings, be sure to set them.

Turn on the camera. Press the power button. Press the MENU button. Press the Av buttons to select You can change the language displayed in the LCD monitor menus and messages. Set the playback mode. Press the [] button, Display the settings screen. The shutter button has two stops. To take images that are in focus, be sure to first press the shutter button lightly halfway to focus, then take the shot.

Press halfway lightly to the first stop. The camera automatically makes the necessary settings for shooting, The camera can automatically select all settings so that you can take images just by pressing the shutter button.

The camera can also detect and focus on faces, setting the color and brightness to optimal levels. Press the shutter button halfway to focus.

When the camera focuses, it will beep twice. Green AF frames appear where subject is in focus. Several AF frames will appear when camera focuses on more than one point. AND Taking Pictures i!

You can view your images on the screen. Select the playback mode. Press the [] button. The last image you took wi[[ appear. Pressing the 4 button will cycle through the images in reverse order. You can select and erase images one at a time. Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing image. The last image you took will appear.

Select an image to erase. You can easily print the images you have taken if you connect the camera to a PictBridge compliant printer sold separately. Items to Prepare Camera and PictBridge compliant printer sold separately Interface cable supplied with the camera p. Connect the camera to the printer. Canon-Brand PictBridge Compliant Printers Sold Separately By connecting your camera to one of the Canon-brand PictBridge compliant printers below, you can print your images without having to use a computer.

Compact Photo Printers Inkjet Printers The camera can automatically select all settings so that you can shoot movies just by pressing the shutter button. Select the [] mode. Press the button, Shooting Time Compose theshot. Press the shutter button fully. The camera will start shooting the movie, and [0 Rec. Once shooting begins, take your finger off the shutter button. If you change the composition of your shot during shooting, You can view your movies on the screen.


The last image you shot will appear. Transferring images to a Computer Macintosh CameraWindow will appear when a connection between the camera computer is established. If CameraWindow does not appear, click the [CameraWindow] icon on the Dock the bar which appears at the bottom the desktop.


The following camera accessories are sold separately. Some accessories are not sold in some regions, or may no longer available.

Learning More This chapter expJains the parts of the camera and what dispJays the screen, as well as, the basic operating instructions. Conventions Used in this Guide Icons are used in the text to represent the camera buttons. Language that displays on the screen appears inside [ ] square Lamp AF Assist Beam p. To save battery power, the camera shuts down automatically when it is not operated for a certain time.

Saving during Shooting Power The monitor will turn off approximately 1 minute after the camera is last operated.

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After about 2 more minutes, the lens will retract and the power will turn off. However, brightness of the image on the screen, and the brightness of the actual image recorded may be different. Commonly used shooting functions can be set with the FUNC. Select a shooting mode. Press the button and the ,A. Various functions can be set from the menus. The menu items differ depending on the mode pp. MENU Press the button. You can mannual or adjust cannon volume of camera sounds.

MUting Sounds Display the menu. Press the Av buttons to select [Mute], When you have mistakenly changed a setting, you can reset the camera the default settings. Press the MENU button. Before you use a new memory card or one that has been used in other devices, you should format the card with this camera. Formatting initializing a memory card erases all data on the memory card.