HP Photosmart 735 User Guide

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  • Page 3: Trademark and copyright informationTrademark and copyright information © Copyright 2003 Hewlett-Packard Company All rights are reserved. No part of this document may be...
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  • Page 5Table of Contents Chapter 1: Getting started . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 6 Using macro mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 7Chapter 5: Unloading, printing, and displaying images . . .61 Unloading to a computer . . . . . ....
  • Page 8Appendix B: Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 9: Chapter 1: Getting startedChapter 1: Getting started Congratulations on your purchase of this digital camera! This camera has many features to enhance your...
  • Page 10Camera parts NOTE Refer to the pages in parentheses after the part names for more information about those parts. 1...
  • Page 11 # Name Description 5 Zoom lever: Zooms out the lens to the wide angle Zoom Out position, and zooms in...
  • Page 12 1 2 3 15 x 4 10 9 5 8 7 6 # Name Description 1 Video/Self-Timer Solid red—camera...
  • Page 13 # Name Description 9 Camera dock Provides connection to the optional connector HP 8886 camera dock (page 102) 10 Battery...
  • Page 14# Name Description 5 Shutter button Takes a picture. Push halfway down to lock (page 23) focus and exposure, then...
  • Page 15 # Icon Indicates 4 Flash On is active or or Flash Off is active 5 Red-eye Reduction Flash is active...
  • Page 16Setup Attaching the wrist strap Attach the wrist strap to the wrist strap mount on the side of the camera...
  • Page 17Installing a memory card (optional) Your camera contains 16 MB of internal memory that allows you to store images and...
  • Page 18Turning on power Turn the camera on by sliding the switch to the right and then releasing it. The Memory/USB...
  • Page 19Setting the date and time The camera has a clock that records the date and time at which you take...
  • Page 20Installing the software The camera software allows you to unload images from the camera, view them, print them, and e-mail...
  • Page 21Your Windows CD may also include bonus software from other manufacturers. To install any bonus software: 1 Click Start, click...
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  • Page 23: Chapter 2: Taking pictures and recording video clipsChapter 2: Taking pictures and recording video clips Taking still pictures You can take a picture almost any time the...
  • Page 24Recording video clips 1 Frame the subject for your video in the viewfinder. 2 Press and release the Video button...
  • Page 25Using live view You can use the Image Display as a viewfinder to see a more accurate view of what...
  • Page 26 # Icon Description 4 Battery level (actual icon shown depends on the state of your camera batteries; see Managing batteries...
  • Page 27If the focus brackets turn red, the AF viewfinder light blinks, and the Macro icon is blinking on the Image...
  • Page 28Using zoom NOTE Zoom does not work while recording video clips. Optical zoom Optical zoom works like the zoom on...
  • Page 29To turn digital zoom off and return to optical zoom, press the Zoom Out button until digital zooming stops. Release...
  • Page 30Using the flash NOTE The flash does not work while recording video clips. To change the flash setting, press the...
  • Page 31Changing the image quality Image quality controls the resolution and compression settings that will be used to capture images. At...
  • Page 32Recording audio NOTE This section applies only to still pictures. Audio is automatically recorded with video clips. There are two...
  • Page 33Changing capture modes The Mode button on the top of the camera sets the camera to one of nine different...
  • Page 34 Icon Setting Description Action Camera biases toward faster shutter speeds and higher ISO speeds to stop action. Landscape Camera biases...
  • Page 35Using self-timer mode 1 Secure the camera to a tripod or set it on a stable surface. 2 Press the...
  • Page 36Using burst mode Burst is used to take multiple pictures in a row as quickly as the camera can. 1...
  • Page 37Advanced capture settings The Capture menu allows you to adjust various camera settings that affect the qualities of the images...
  • Page 38EV compensation In difficult lighting conditions, you can use the EV (Exposure Value) Compensation setting to override the automatic exposure...
  • Page 39White balance Different kinds of lighting conditions cast different colors. For example, sunlight is more blue, while indoor tungsten light...
  • Page 40 Icon Setting Description Shade Camera balances color assuming it is outdoors in shade, twilight, or dark cloudy conditions. Tungsten...
  • Page 411 In the Capture menu, select ISO Speed. 2 In the ISO Speed menu, use the buttons to select a...
  • Page 42The following table helps explain the settings in more detail. Icon Setting Description Average Camera uses the entire scene region...
  • Page 43Saturation This setting allows you to determine how saturated the colors will be in your pictures. 1 In the Capture...
  • Page 44Sharpness This option allows you to set how sharp the edges will be in your pictures. 1 In the Capture...
  • Page 45: Chapter 3: Reviewing images and video clipsChapter 3: Reviewing images and video clips You can use the Playback feature to review the images and video clips...
  • Page 46During Playback, some information about each image or video clip is also displayed. The following table describes the information. Still...
  • Page 47Using the playback menu The Playback menu allows you to view additional information about each image, rotate still images, delete...
  • Page 48Viewing thumbnail images This Playback menu option lets you see up to nine images at a time, allowing you to...
  • Page 49Rotating images NOTE This option works only with still images, not video clips. 1 In Playback mode, select the image...
  • Page 50Deleting images 1 In Playback mode, select the image you want, then press OK to display the Playback menu. 2...
  • Page 51Recording and deleting audio clips NOTE This option works only with still images, not video clips. After taking a still...
  • Page 52Magnifying images NOTE This option works only with still images, not video clips. You can use this option to see...
  • Page 53: Chapter 4: Using hp instant shareChapter 4: Using hp instant share This camera has an exciting feature called HP Instant Share. This feature lets you...
  • Page 54Using the share menu Pressing the Share / button causes the Share menu to appear in the Image Display. The...
  • Page 55Using hp instant share to print pictures 1 Press the Playback button to display the images in your camera, then...
  • Page 56Using hp instant share to send images to destinations Using HP Instant Share to send images in your camera to...
  • Page 574 From the first window of the Wizard on the computer, click on Retrieve from Camera. 5 In the screen...
  • Page 588 The names you specified for your newly added e-mail destinations or group distribution lists should now appear in the...
  • Page 59Selecting hp instant share destinations for images You can select any number of HP Instant Share destinations for each still...
  • Page 60How hp instant share e-mails images The way images are e-mailed via HP Instant Share works differently on Windows and...
  • Page 61: Chapter 5: Unloading, printing, and displaying imagesChapter 5: Unloading, printing, and displaying images Once you have taken pictures, you can unload them from your camera to...
  • Page 62NOTE If your computer is running Windows XP, when you turn on the camera in the next step, a dialog...
  • Page 63Printing images NOTE If you are using the HP 8886 camera dock to do this task, see the HP 8886...
  • Page 64 The Print Setup menu displays on the camera. If you already selected images to print from the camera Share...
  • Page 65Displaying images on a TV Images in your camera can easily be displayed as a slideshow on almost any TV...
  • Page 66The camera starts a slideshow of each image, playing any attached audio clip or video clip, and then fading to...
  • Page 67: Chapter 6: Using the setup menuChapter 6: Using the setup menu 1 To display the Setup menu, open either the Playback or Capture menu and...
  • Page 68Camera sounds This Setup menu option allows you to set the volume level of the camera sounds, or turn camera...
  • Page 69USB configuration This Setup menu option determines how the camera appears when connected to a computer. z Digital Camera—Causes the...
  • Page 70TV configuration This Setup menu option sets the format of the video signal for displaying camera images on a television...
  • Page 71Move images to card This Setup menu option lets you move images from the camera’s internal memory to a memory...
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  • Page 73: Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and supportChapter 7: Troubleshooting and support Problems and solutions NOTE If you still cannot solve your problem after reviewing the troubleshooting...
  • Page 74Problem Possible cause Solution The camera The HP AC Ensure that the HP AC power does not turn adapter is...
  • Page 75Problem Possible cause Solution I replace the Extended Minimize the use of Live View and camera Image Display video, especially...
  • Page 76Problem Possible cause Solution The camera Battery voltage The camera will not attempt to batteries will is too low for...
  • Page 77Problem Possible cause Solution The wrong The batteries The date and time will be date and/or died or were maintained...
  • Page 78Problem Possible cause Solution A long delay The camera Use Focus Lock. (See page 23.) occurs needs time to between...
  • Page 79Problem Possible cause Solution The camera The camera is Wait a few seconds for the does not take still saving...
  • Page 80Problem Possible cause Solution My image is The flash Use the Flash Off setting (see too bright. provided too Using...
  • Page 81Problem Possible cause Solution My image is There was not Wait for natural lighting too dark. enough light. conditions to...
  • Page 82Error messages on the camera Message Possible cause Solution BATTERIES Battery power is Replace or recharge DEPLETED too low to...
  • Page 83 Message Possible cause Solution Unsupported card The card in the Ensure that the memory memory slot is card is...
  • Page 84 Message Possible cause Solution The card is locked The locking tab Switch the locking tab to on the side...
  • Page 85 Message Possible cause Solution Unsupported You tried to Press OK to clear the image file magnify, rotate, message. You...
  • Page 86 Message Possible cause Solution No images in There are no Take some pictures or memory images or video video...
  • Page 87 Message Possible cause Solution Focus too close The focus Set the camera to Macro distance is closer focus, or...
  • Page 88 Message Possible cause Solution Unsupported The printer is an Connect the camera to a printer unsupported supported printer, such...
  • Page 89 Message Possible cause Solution Printing canceled The print job has Press the OK button on the been canceled. camera....
  • Page 90Error messages on the computer Message Possible cause Solution Connection The camera Try connecting the camera between the might be...
  • Page 91 Message Possible cause Solution Computer cannot The camera is Change the USB find the set to the Digital Configuration setting...
  • Page 92Getting assistance This section contains support information for your digital camera, including support website information, an explanation of the support...
  • Page 93 Support is available in the following languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese,...
  • Page 94 • The version of the digital camera software (located on the camera’s CD label) • Messages displayed at the...
  • Page 95Phone support in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa HP Consumer Support phone numbers and policies may change. Visit the...
  • Page 96Netherlands 0900 2020 165 (Euro 0.10/minute) Norway +47 815 62 070 Poland +48 22 865 98 00 Portugal 808 201...
  • Page 97Other phone support worldwide HP Consumer Support phone numbers and policies may change. Visit the following website to check the...
  • Page 98Mexico +52 58 9922 (Mexico City) +52 01 800 472 6684 (outside Mexico City) New Zealand +64 (9) 356 6640...
  • Page 99: Appendix A: Batteries and camera accessoriesAppendix A: Batteries and camera accessories Managing batteries When the batteries are removed from the camera, the date and time...
  • Page 100Extending battery life z Minimize the use of Live View and video, especially when using alkaline batteries. z Use the...
  • Page 101Rechargeable batteries Nickel Metal Hydride (NiMH) batteries can be recharged by using a battery charger. NiMH batteries can also be...
  • Page 102Purchasing camera accessories You can purchase additional accessories for your camera from your local retailer or online at www.hpshopping.com. Some...
  • Page 103z HP Photosmart 3.3V AC power adapter (HP supports only HP AC power adapters and other accessories expressly approved by...
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  • Page 105: Appendix B: SpecificationsAppendix B: Specifications Feature Description Resolution Still Pictures: z 3.34 MP (2140 by 1560 total pixel count) z 3.24 MP...
  • Page 106Feature Description Zoom 3x optical, 5x digital zoom z Wide—38 mm z Telephoto—114 mm Focus TTL auto focus. Focus settings:...
  • Page 107Feature Description Image capture z Still (default) modes z Self-Timer—10 second delay standard (both still and video) z Burst—0.9 frames...
  • Page 108Feature Description Playback Yes, approximately 3x and 6x magnification Compression z JPEG (EXIF) for still images format z AVI for...
  • Page 109Feature Description Power The camera has a maximum steady state power consumption of 2.64 Watts (800mA @ 3.3Vdc). Power sources...
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  • Page 111Index A description 31 AA batteries 99 blinking lights AC power adapter Memory/USB 11 connector on camera 12 Self-Timer 12...
  • Page 112consumer support 92 DPOF 55 size versus quality 31 D flash darkening an image 38 button 13 Date & Time...
  • Page 113I White Balance setting 39 icons install AE metering settings 42 batteries 16 battery levels 99 HP camera dock 9...
  • Page 114memory card take close-up pictures 36 delete files 50 take multiple (burst) 36 door 11 take self-timer 35 install 17...
  • Page 115R slideshow, display on TV 66 range software, install 20, 21 Exposure Compensation 107 sounds of camera 68 flash 106...
  • Page 116V Video button 14 video clips instant review 24 record 24 Video mode use 24 Video viewfinder light 10 viewfinder...