Fujifilm S2500HD Series User Manual

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Before You Begin
First Steps
Basic Photography and Playback
More on Photography
More on Playback
Movies
Connections
Menus
Technical Notes
Troubleshooting
Appendix
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Owner’s Manual
Thank you for your purchase of this 
product.  This manual describes how 
to use your FUJIFILM FinePix S2500HD/
S2700HD-series, S1800/S1900-series, 
or S1600/S1700-series digital camera 
and the supplied software.  Be sure 
that you have read and understood its 
contents before using the camera.
YF07797-121
EN
DIGITAL CAMERA
FINEPIX
S2500HD/S2700HD Series
S1800/S1900 Series
S1600/S1700 Series

Summary of Contents of user manual for Fujifilm S2500HD Series

  • Page 1: Supplied Accessories

    YF07797-121 EN DIGITAL CAMERA Before You Begin FINEPIX S2500HD/S2700HD Series First Steps S1800/S1900 Series S1600/S1700 Series Basic Photography and...

  • Page 2: Parts of the Camera

    For Your Safety IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Read Instructions: All the safety and op- Alternate Warnings: This video prod-...

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    For Your Safety or where it can fall into such power and refer servicing to qualified ser- Be sure...

  • Page 4: 17 Monitor

    For Your Safety WARNING CAUTION Do not use this camera in locations affected by oil fumes, steam, humidity or...

  • Page 5: 15 Electronic viewfinder

    For Your Safety Battery capacity varies with make the camera off and allow the bat- ger hold a charge...

  • Page 6: Mode dial

    For Your Safety NOTICES To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture....

  • Page 7: 1 Strap eyelet

    For Your Safety Disposal of Electrical and Electronic Equipment in Private Households Notes on Copyright Unless intended solely for...

  • Page 8: 22 Battery-chamber latch

    About This Manual Before using the camera, read this manual and the warnings on pages ii–vii. For information on...

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    Camera Q & A Find items by task. Camera Setup Question Key phrase See page How do I set the...

  • Page 10: 23 Internal memory indicator *

    Camera Q & A Taking Pictures Question Key phrase See page How many pictures can I take? Memory capacity...

  • Page 11: 27 Memory card slot

    Camera Q & A Viewing Pictures Question Key phrase See page How do I view my pictures? Single-frame playback...

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    Table of Contents For Your Safety ................................................................................. ii Basic Photography and Playback IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS ...................................... ii Taking Pictures...

  • Page 13: Lens

    Table of Contents More on Playback Menus Playback Options...........................................................................46 Using the Menus: Shooting Mode .........................................69 Playback Zoom..............................................................................47 Using the...

  • Page 14: 15 Date and time

    Table of Contents Using the Menus: Playback Mode ..........................................81 Technical Notes Using the F-Mode Menu..........................................................81 Optional Accessories .................................................................101 F-Mode...

  • Page 15: 10 Battery level

    Introduction Symbols and Conventions The following symbols are used in this manual: Before You Begin 3 Caution: This information should...

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    Introduction Parts of the Camera For more information, refer to the page listed to the right of each item....

  • Page 17: Dual IS mode

    Introduction 15 Electronic viewfinder .................... 5 23 EVF/LCD (display selection) button .... 5 16 Selector button (see below) 24...

  • Page 18: Silent mode indicator

    Introduction Camera Displays The following indicators may appear during shooting and playback. The indicators displayed vary with camera settings....

  • Page 19: 3 Shutter button

    Introduction The Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) The electronic viewfinder provides the same information as the monitor, and can be used...

  • Page 20: Viewing Pictures

    Introduction The Mode Dial To select a shooting mode, align the mode icon with the mark next to the...

  • Page 21: indicator

    The Strap and Lens Cap Attaching the Strap The Lens Cap Attach the strap to the two strap eyelets as...

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    Inserting the Batteries The camera takes four AA alkaline, lithium, or rechargeable Ni-MH batteries. A set of four alkaline...

  • Page 23: Blink Detection

    Inserting the Batteries 3 Close the battery-chamber cover. Close the battery-cham- Choosing the Battery Type After replacing the batteries...

  • Page 24: Focus Lock

    Inserting a Memory Card Although the camera can store pictures in internal memory, SD memory cards (sold separately) can...

  • Page 25: 9 AF-assist illuminator

    Inserting a Memory Card ■ Inserting a Memory Card 1 Open the battery-chamber cover. 3 Close the battery-chamber cover....

  • Page 26: Macro (close-ups) mode

    Inserting a Memory Card 3 Cautions • Do not turn the camera off or remove the memory card while...

  • Page 27: Flash mode

    Turning the Camera on and Off Shooting Mode Playback Mode Slide the G switch in the direction shown To turn...

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    Basic Setup A language-selection dialog is displayed the first time the camera is turned on. Set up the camera...

  • Page 29: Burst mode

    Taking Pictures in B (Auto) Mode This section describes how to take pictures in B (auto) mode. 1 Turn the...

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    Taking Pictures in B (Auto) Mode 4 Frame the picture. Position the main subject in the focus frame Holding...

  • Page 31: c Instant Zoom

    Taking Pictures in B (Auto) Mode Shooting Information Avoiding Blurred Pictures To choose the shooting information and guides dis-...

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    Taking Pictures in B (Auto) Mode h Silent Mode 5 Focus. Press the shutter button halfway to focus on...

  • Page 33: indicator

    Taking Pictures in B (Auto) Mode 6 Shoot. Smoothly press the shutter button The Indicator Lamp the rest of...

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    Viewing Pictures Pictures can be viewed in the monitor. When taking important photographs, take a test shot and check...

  • Page 35: Shooting mode

    Intelligent Face Detection and Red-Eye Removal Intelligent Face Detection allows the camera to automatically detect human faces and set focus...

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    Intelligent Face Detection and Red-Eye Removal 3 Focus. Press the shutter button halfway Intelligent Face Detection Intelligent Face Detection...

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    Intelligent Face Detection and Red-Eye Removal Blink Detection If an option other than OFF is selected for 3 Caution...

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    Focus Lock To compose photographs with off-center subjects: 1 Position the subject in the focus frame. 3 Recompose the...

  • Page 39: N PANORAMA MODE

    Focus Lock Autofocus The AF-Assist Illuminator Although the camera boasts a high-precision autofo- If the subject is poorly lit,...

  • Page 40: P, S, A, and M Modes

    F Macro and Super Macro Modes (Close-ups) For close-ups, press the selector left (F) to choose from the macro...

  • Page 41: 16 Shutter speed and aperture

    N Using the Flash (Intelligent Flash) When the flash is used, the camera’s Intelligent Flash system instantly analyzes the scene...

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    N Using the Flash (Intelligent Flash) 3 Focus. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. If the flash will...

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    I Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode) Capture motion in a series of pictures. 1 Choose a continuous shooting mode. Press the...

  • Page 44: 25 Exposure indicator

    I Continuous Shooting (Burst Mode) 2 Focus. Press the shutter button halfway to focus. 3 Shoot. Pictures will be...

  • Page 45: C: CUSTOM MODE

    c Instant Zoom In instant zoom, the area surrounding the frame is visible in the display. Use to frame erratically...

  • Page 46: Intelligent Face Detection 8 Gift image

    c Instant Zoom ■ Digital Zoom 1 Enable digital zoom. Select ON for the D DIGITAL ZOOM op- 4...

  • Page 47: Playback Zoom

    d Exposure Compensation Use exposure compensation when photographing very bright, very dark, or high-contrast subjects. 1 Press the d button....

  • Page 48: Viewing Photo Information

    d Exposure Compensation Choosing an Exposure Compensation Value • Backlit subjects: choose values from +2/3 EV to +12/3 EV...

  • Page 49: Sort by Date

    Shooting Mode Choose a shooting mode according to the scene or type of subject. To choose a shooting mode, rotate...

  • Page 50: A Deleting Pictures

    Shooting Mode 3 Press the selector up or down to highlight A SCENE POSITION. D Natural Light Capture natural...

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    Shooting Mode B Zoom Bracketing K Smile Each time the shutter button is pressed, the cam- The shutter is...

  • Page 52: F Recording Movies

    Shooting Mode O Night R Snow Choose this mode for poorly lit twilight or night Choose for crisp, clear...

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    Shooting Mode N PANORAMA MODE In this mode, you can take up to three pictures and join them together...

  • Page 54: a Viewing Movies

    Shooting Mode 6 (to Take the second shot as described in steps 3–4 create a panorama from only two...

  • Page 55: 29 HDMI connector

    Shooting Mode P: PROGRAM AE In this mode, the camera sets exposure automati- Program Shift cally. If desired, you...

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    Shooting Mode S: SHUTTER PRIORITY AE In this mode, you choose the shutter speed while the camera adjusts aperture...

  • Page 57: Printing Selected Pictures

    Shooting Mode A: APERTURE PRIORITY AE In this mode, you choose the aperture while the camera adjusts shutter speed...

  • Page 58: 2 DPOF print indicator

    Shooting Mode M: MANUAL In this mode, you choose both shutter speed and aperture. If desired, exposure can be...

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    Shooting Mode C: CUSTOM MODE In P, S, A, and M modes, the K CUSTOM SET option in the...

  • Page 60: Creating a DPOF Print Order

    Playback Options To view the most recent picture in the monitor, Choosing a Display Format press the a button....

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    Playback Options Playback Zoom Select T to zoom in on pictures displayed in sin- Intelligent Face Detection gle-frame playback;...

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    Playback Options Viewing Photo Information To view or hide the photo Histograms information listed below in Histograms show the...

  • Page 63: Installing FinePixViewer

    Playback Options Multi-Frame Playback Sort by Date To change the number of images dis- Choose sort-by-date mode to view...

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    A Deleting Pictures The ERASE option in the playback menu can be used to delete still pictures and movies,...

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    A Deleting Pictures ■ FRAME FRAME:: Deleting Selected Images ■ ALL FRAMES FRAMES:: Deleting All Images Selecting FRAME displays...

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    F Recording Movies Shoot short movies at 30 frames per second. Sound is recorded via the built-in microphone; do...

  • Page 67: Connecting the Camera

    F Recording Movies Avoiding Blurred Pictures 2 Tip If the subject is poorly lit, blurring caused by camera There...

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    a Viewing Movies During playback (pg. 46), 100-006 Progress is shown in the monitor during play- movies are displayed...

  • Page 69: Using the F-Mode Menu

    Viewing Pictures on TV 1 Connect the camera to a TV and tune the television to the video channel to...

  • Page 70: Sensitivity

    Viewing Pictures on TV 2 movies Press a for about a second to turn the camera on. The camera...

  • Page 71: 4:3 N 9 2 Image size

    Printing Pictures via USB If the printer supports PictBridge, the camera can be connected directly to the printer and pictures...

  • Page 72: 18 FinePix color

    Printing Pictures via USB 2 Tip: Printing the Date of Recording Printing the DPOF Print Order To print the...

  • Page 73: Using the Shooting Menu

    Printing Pictures via USB 1 Notes 4 Press MENU/OK to start printing. • Print pictures from internal memory or...

  • Page 74: Shooting Menu Options

    Printing Pictures via USB Creating a DPOF Print Order The K PRINT ORDER (DPOF) option in the play- ■...

  • Page 75: 14 Self-timer indicator

    Printing Pictures via USB 2 choose Press the selector up or down to the number of copies (up to...

  • Page 76: 19 Metering

    Printing Pictures via USB 1 Notes ■ RESET ALL • Remove the memory card to create or modify a...

  • Page 77: White balance

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer The supplied FinePixViewer software can be used to copy pictures to a computer, where they...

  • Page 78: High-speed mode

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer 2 Start the computer. Log in to an account with administrator privileges before proceeding....

  • Page 79: G AF MODE

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer Installing FinePixViewer: Macintosh 1 Confirm that the computer meets the following system requirements: CPU...

  • Page 80: J BRACKETING

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer 4 Remove the FinePix CD from the CD-ROM drive. Note that you may be...

  • Page 81: Using the F-Mode Menu

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer Connecting the Camera 1 Ifmemory the pictures you wish to copy are stored on...

  • Page 82: I SLIDE SHOW

    Viewing Pictures on a Computer 3 Cautions Disconnecting the Camera • Use only memory cards that have been formatted...

  • Page 83: Using the Playback Menu

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode The F-mode and shooting menus contain settings for a wide range of shooting conditions. Using...

  • Page 84: B RED EYE REMOVAL

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode F-Mode Menu Options Menu item Description Options Default AUTO / AUTO (400) / AUTO...

  • Page 85: C IMAGE ROTATE

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode O IMAGE SIZE Choose the size and aspect ratio at which still pic- Aspect...

  • Page 86: Protected image

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode T IMAGE QUALITY P G COLOR Choose how much image files are compressed. Enhance...

  • Page 87: E COPY

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode Using the Shooting Menu 1 Press MENU/OK to display the shoot- ing menu. 3...

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    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode Shooting Menu Options Menu item Description Options Default D/C/B/K/L/M/N/ A SCENE POSITION Choose a...

  • Page 89: Voice memo indicator

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode B SELF-TIMER Choose the duration for the self-timer. The self- timer is available in...

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    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode Intelligent Face Detection C PHOTOMETRY Because it ensures that the faces of portrait subjects...

  • Page 91: G CROP

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode D WHITE BALANCE For natural colors, choose a setting that matches ■ h: Custom...

  • Page 92: O RESIZE

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode E HIGH-SPEED SHOOTING F FOCUSING Selecting ON reduces focusing time, ensuring a Choose how...

  • Page 93: Using the Setup Menu

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode G AF MODE This option controls how the camera selects the • t AREA:...

  • Page 94: Setup Menu Options

    Using the Menus: Shooting Mode H SHARPNESS I FLASH Choose whether to sharpen SHOOTING MENU Adjust flash brightness. SHOOTING...

  • Page 95: A IMAGE DISP.

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode The F-mode and playback menus are used to manage the pictures in internal memory or...

  • Page 96: Frame number

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode F-Mode Menu Options Option Description I SLIDE SHOW View pictures in a slide show...

  • Page 97: J LCD BRIGHTNESS

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode Using the Playback Menu 1 Press a to enter playback mode. 4 options Press...

  • Page 98: M AUTO POWER OFF

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode Playback Menu Options B RED EYE REMOVAL The following options are available: If the...

  • Page 99: N TIME DIFFERENCE

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode C IMAGE ROTATE By default, pictures taken in tall orientation are displayed IMAGE ROTATE...

  • Page 100: P DISCHARGE (Ni-MH Batteries Only)

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode D PROTECT Protect pictures from accidental deletion. The following options are available. ■ FRAME...

  • Page 101: Optional Accessories

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode E COPY Copy pictures between internal memory and a memory card. 1 highlight Press...

  • Page 102: Accessories from FUJIFILM

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode ■ FRAME ■ ALL FRAMES Copy selected frames. COPY OK? 100-0001 Press MENU/OK to...

  • Page 103: Caring for the Camera

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode F VOICE MEMO To add a voice memo to a still picture, select F...

  • Page 104: Troubleshooting

    Using the Menus: Playback Mode Playing Voice Memos Pictures with voice memos are indicated by a q icon during...

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    Using the Menus: Playback Mode G CROP To create a cropped copy of a picture, play the picture back...

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    Using the Menus: Playback Mode O RESIZE To create a small copy of a picture, play the picture back...

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    The Setup Menu Using the Setup Menu 1 Display the setup menu. 1.1 Press MENU/OK to display the 3 Adjust...

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    The Setup Menu Setup Menu Options Menu item Description Options Default Choose how long pictures are displayed after shooting...

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    The Setup Menu Menu item Description Options Default P DISCHARGE Discharge rechargeable Ni-MH batteries (pg. 100). — — Q...

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    The Setup Menu B FRAME NO. New pictures are stored in image files named using a four-digit file number...

  • Page 111: Warning Messages and Displays

    The Setup Menu D DIGITAL ZOOM I PLAYBACK VOLUME If ON is selected, selecting T at the maximum Press...

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    The Setup Menu K FORMAT M AUTO POWER OFF Format internal memory or a FORMAT Choose the length of...

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    The Setup Menu N TIME DIFFERENCE When travelling, use this option to switch the camera clock instantly from your...

  • Page 114

    The Setup Menu P DISCHARGE (Ni-MH Batteries Only) The capacity of rechargeable Ni-MH batteries may be tem- WITH DISCHARGE...

  • Page 115: Glossary

    Optional Accessories The camera supports a wide range of accessories from FUJIFILM and other manufacturers. ■ Audio/Visual Standard TV (available...

  • Page 116: 17 Number of available frames

    Optional Accessories Accessories from FUJIFILM The following optional accessories are available from FUJIFILM. For the latest information on the...

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    Caring for the Camera To ensure continued enjoyment of the product, observe the following precautions. Storage and Use ■ Condensation...

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    Troubleshooting Power and Battery Problem Possible cause Solution Page The batteries are exhausted. Insert fresh or fully-charged spare batteries....

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    Troubleshooting Menus and Displays Problem Possible cause Solution Page Menus and displays are English is not selected for the...

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    Troubleshooting Problem Possible cause Solution Page Face detection Intelligent Face Detection is not available in Choose a different shooting...

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    Troubleshooting Problem Possible cause Solution Page The lens is dirty. Clean the lens. 103 The lens is blocked. Keep...

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    Troubleshooting Playback Problem Possible cause Solution Page Pictures are The pictures were taken with a different make or —...

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    Troubleshooting Connections Problem Possible cause Solution Page Monitor is off. The camera is connected to a TV. View pictures...

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    Troubleshooting Miscellaneous Problem Possible cause Solution Page Remove and reinsert the batteries or discon- Nothing happens Temporary camera malfunction....

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    Warning Messages and Displays The following warnings are displayed in the monitor: Warning Description Solution B (red) Batteries are low....

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    Warning Messages and Displays Warning Description Solution BUSY The memory card is incorrectly formatted. Use the camera to format...

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    Warning Messages and Displays Warning Description Solution Format the memory card and select RENEW for the B FRAME NO....

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    Warning Messages and Displays Warning Description Solution PRESS AND HOLD An attempt was made to adjust the volume THE...

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    Glossary Digital zoom: Unlike optical zoom, digital zoom does not increase the amount of visible detail. Instead, details vis- ible...

  • Page 130

    Internal Memory/Memory Card Capacity The following table shows the recording time or number of pictures available at different image...

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    Interl Memory/Memory Card Capacity O IMAGE SIZE (Still pictures) O QUALITY (Movies) Q 4:3 3:2 16 : 9 FINE...

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    Specifications System Model Digital Camera FinePix S2500HD/S2700HD series, S1800/S1900 series, S1600/S1700 series Effective pixels 12.2 million CCD 1/2.3 -in.,...

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    Specifications System Sensitivity Standard output sensitivity equivalent to ISO 64, 100, 200, 400, 800, 1600, 3200, 6400 (3200 and...

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    Specifications System Flash Manual pop-up flash with CCD-metered auto flash control (using monitor pre-flashes); effective range when sensitivity is...

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    Specifications Input/output terminals A/V OUT (audio/video output) NTSC or PAL output with monaural sound HDMI output HDMI Mini Connector...

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    Specifications Color Television Systems NTSC (National Television System Committee) is a color television telecasting specification adopted mainly in the...

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