AGFA ePHOTO 1280 User Manual

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Summary of Contents of user manual for AGFA ePHOTO 1280

  • Page 1 TM Click anywhere to begin. User’s Guide
  • Page 2 FCC INFORMATION FCC WARNING: This equipment meets the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15...
  • Page 3 1-YEAR LIMITED HARDWARE WARRANTY Agfa warrants this product to be free from defects of material and workmanship for one...
  • Page 4 Agfa ePhoto Digital Camera REGISTER NOW! Register your product right away to take advantage of on-line product infor- mation...
  • Page 5 Contents of This Guide FCC Information 1-Year Limited Warranty Welcome! 8 Using This Document 8 Other Documents 8 Parts...
  • Page 6 Contents of This Guide (cont.) Focus 28 Exposure 29 MANUAL 30 APERTURE VALUE 30 TIME VALUE 31 White Point...
  • Page 7 Contents of This Guide (cont.) Troubleshooting 51 The camera has no power. 51 The shutter button doesn’t work. 52...
  • Page 8 Welcome! Now that you have set up your new Agfa ePhoto™ 1280 digital camera and software, we are sure...
  • Page 9 Parts of Your Camera FlashTrack™ swivel zoom lens Built-in flash Shutter button Zoom buttons EasyPilot™ button LCD panel Mode...
  • Page 10 Safety Information WARNING! To avoid the risk of electric shock, do not disassemble the camera. Refer all ser- !!!...
  • Page 11 Safety Information (cont.) Battery Charger ◗ Place only rechargeable NiMH batteries in the battery charger. ◗ Never charge different...
  • Page 12 Safety Information (cont.) ◗ Avoid leaving the camera in the sun or in a very warm location (on the...
  • Page 13 Turning the Camera On and Off (cont.) Automatic Power Down Feature Whenever the ePhoto 1280 is not connected to...
  • Page 14 Taking Pictures (cont.) Note: To take pictures with the ePhoto 1280 you must have batteries installed and a remov-...
  • Page 15 Memory Cards The ePhoto 1280 has no internal memory. All images are stored on removable memory cards. These cards...
  • Page 16 Memory Cards (cont.) Inserting Memory Cards To insert a memory card: ◗ Swivel the lens up to expose the...
  • Page 17 Memory Cards (cont.) This icon flashes to indicate that an installed memory card is the wrong type or is...
  • Page 18 Status Information The ePhoto 1280 keeps track of certain information automatically. This information can be displayed on the LCD...
  • Page 19 Status Information (cont.) IMAGE COUNTERS REC mode — The image counters (bottom of the screen) indicate the following: ◗...
  • Page 20 Status Information (cont.) Date and Time When you press the Info button twice, the date and time are displayed...
  • Page 21 Status Information (cont.) The ePhoto 1280 comes with the following settings as defaults: ◗ Resolution: 780 HI (1024 x...
  • Page 22 Changing Basic Settings (cont.) Changing the Resolution The ePhoto 1280 provides the following resolution settings: ◗ — 1024 x...
  • Page 23 Changing Basic Settings (cont.) ◗ Press in the EasyPilot button again. A column of settings appears below the Resolution...
  • Page 24 Changing Basic Settings (cont.) To change the flash setting for the camera: ◗ With the camera in REC mode,...
  • Page 25 Changing Basic Settings (cont.) To select the preview setting: ◗ With the camera in REC mode, press in the...
  • Page 26 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) To access the advanced settings: ◗ Make sure the Mode switch is set to REC....
  • Page 27 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) Note: You can leave the menu system at any time without selecting anything by simply...
  • Page 28 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) Self Timer The self timer delays the shutter briefly after you press the shutter button...
  • Page 29 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) — for subjects less than 3 ft (1 m) away (MACRO) — for subjects about...
  • Page 30 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) MANUAL For manual exposure settings, select MANUAL. The following screen appears: To select a manual...
  • Page 31 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) Select your desired aperture. The camera automatically selects the proper exposure time for that aperture....
  • Page 32 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) To set the white point manually: ◗ Select SET WHITE BAL. A message appears prompting...
  • Page 33 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) Depending on your external flash configuration and aperture requirements, select from the following options: The...
  • Page 34 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) ◗ Adjust the energy of the external flash power supply while taking pictures to find...
  • Page 35 Changing Advanced Settings (cont.) The first value to be changed (underlined) is the month. ◗ Scroll the EasyPilot button...
  • Page 36 Viewing Images in Your Camera (cont.) Viewing Single Images By default in PLAY mode, the ePhoto 1280 LCD screen...
  • Page 37 Viewing Images in Your Camera (cont.) ◗ Turn the EasyPilot until the Multiple Images icon ( ) is highlighted....
  • Page 38 Viewing Camera Images on a TV (cont.) ◗ On your TV, select an external device as the input source....
  • Page 39 Deleting Images in Memory (cont.) ◗ With the Delete icon ( ) highlighted, press in the EasyPilot button. The...
  • Page 40 Deleting Images in Memory (cont.) Locking and Unlocking Images The ePhoto 1280 allows you to lock images to prevent...
  • Page 41 Deleting Images in Memory (cont.) ◗ Select YES to lock the displayed image. The Lock icon appears in the...
  • Page 42 Downloading Images into Your Computer The Agfa PhotoWise software included with your ePhoto 1280 is used to download the...
  • Page 43 Downloading Images (cont.) ◗ Click on the Get Camera Images icon ( ) to download all the images. (To...
  • Page 44 Downloading Images (cont.) Downloading Images with a 1280 Resolution Photos taken using the highest resolution setting (1280) available with...
  • Page 45 Downloading Images (cont.) ◗ To select JPEG artifact removal and achieve best-quality images (longer download time), select “Run JPEG...
  • Page 46 Using PhotoWise (cont.) ◗ To copy an image from one album to another, click on the image and drag...
  • Page 47 Using PhotoWise (cont.) QuickLink QuickLink is a convenient way to access your images and use them in any OLE-compliant...
  • Page 48 Using PhotoWise (cont.) To set one of these QuickLink startup options: ◗ Windows — Click on the QuickLink icon...
  • Page 49 Using PhotoWise (cont.) To edit an image after it has been placed in an application: ◗ Double-click on the...
  • Page 50 Using PhotoWise (cont.) MACINTOSH ◗ Place the PhotoWise CD in the CD-ROM drive of your computer. ◗ Double-click on...
  • Page 51 Recharging the Batteries (cont.) ◗ Place the batteries in the charger following the orientation indicated in the charging compartment....
  • Page 52 Troubleshooting (cont.) ◗ If the camera is connected to a computer (LED next to lens is blinking), it only...
  • Page 53 Troubleshooting (cont.) The LCD screen doesn’t light up. ◗ The camera may be connected to a computer. Disconnect the...
  • Page 54 Troubleshooting (cont.) The built-in flash doesn’t work. ◗ The flash may be turned off. Check the flash setting. ◗...
  • Page 55 Troubleshooting (cont.) ◗ You may have selected an incorrect advanced setting. If one of the following symbols appears, go...
  • Page 56 Troubleshooting (cont.) Part of the recorded image is missing. ◗ The lens may have been partially covered (e.g., by...
  • Page 57 Troubleshooting (cont.) ◗ (Macintosh users) You may have one of the following problems: – AppleTalk may be active. Turn...
  • Page 58 Camera Care and Maintenance (cont.) ◗ To clean the camera lens or LCD screen, blow away any surface dust...
  • Page 59 System Requirements (cont.) Macintosh ◗ System 7.0 or higher ◗ 68040 processor (PowerPC™ recommended) ◗ 16 MB RAM ◗...
  • Page 60 Camera Specifications Physical Dimensions 2" H x 6 1/8" W x 3 3/4" D (51 x 156 x 92...
  • Page 61 Specifications (cont.) Images Compression JPEG (internal) Resolution 1280 — 1024 x 960 pixels, very low compression 780 HI —...
  • Page 62 Specifications (cont.) Image Processing Time 1280 mode: approx. 15 seconds (REC) 780 mode: approx. 14 seconds 307 mode: approx....
  • Page 63 Canada Local Agfa Dealers Bayer Inc. - Agfa Division 77 Belfield Road Argentina Etibicoke, Ontario M9W 1G6 Agfa-Gevaert Argentina...
  • Page 64Danmark France Agfa-Gevaert A/S Agfa-Gevaert S.A. Faverland 4 DK-2600 BP 72, 13 Boulevard Henri Sellier, Glostrup 92150 Suresnes Cedex Tel.:...
  • Page 65Korea Norge Agfa Korea Ltd Agfa-Gevaert A/S Keuk-Dong Bldg #2101, 60-1, 3-KA,Chungmu-Ro, Chung-Ku, Seoul Brennaveien 18, P.O. Box 94 Tel.:...
  • Page 66South Africa United Kingdom Bayer (Pty.) Ltd. - Agfa Division Agfa-Gevaert Ltd. 27 Wrench Road, P.O. Box 143, Isando 1600...
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