Canon PowerShot A20 Guía Del Usuario

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Camera User Guide
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Shooting with the Camera 
 This Guide
 Installing the Software 
 Software Starter Guide
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Connecting the Camera to a Computer 
 This Guide
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Downloading Images to a Computer 
 Software Starter Guide
• This guide covers both the PowerShot A10 and PowerShot A20 digital cameras.
• Please start by reading the “Precautions” section on the reverse side of this cover.
• For information about how to use the Card Photo Printer CP-10, please refer to the CP-10’s
User Guide.
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Resumen del Contenido de guía del usuario para Canon PowerShot A20

  • Página 1 ENGLISH Camera User Guide 1 Shooting with the Camera This Guide 2 Installing the Software Software Starter Guide 3...
  • Página 2 Precautions Camera Body Temperature If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please...
  • Página 3 A quick introduction intended for new users who want to shoot first and learn more later. Tells Quick Start...
  • Página 4 Table of Contents Read This First 4 Changing Resolution/Compression Setting ... 37 Using the Flash ........................................... 39 Quick Start...
  • Página 5Erasing All Images ......................................... 60 Connecting the Camera to a TV Set 86 Print Settings (DPOF Settings) 62 Downloading Images...
  • Página 6 Read This First Please Read Test Shots Before you shoot images of subjects of importance to you, we strongly...
  • Página 7 Safety Precautions • Before using the camera, please ensure that you have read and understood the safety precautions described...
  • Página 8 • To avoid the risk of high-voltage electrical shock, do not touch the flash portion of the camera if...
  • Página 9• Do not handle the power cord if your hands are wet. Handling it with wet hands may lead to...
  • Página 10 • If using AA-size NiMH batteries, use only Canon AA-size NiMH batteries and charger recommended for use with these...
  • Página 11• If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please take care when operating...
  • Página 12 Quick Start 1 Install the batteries ( p. 17). Slide the battery cover lock, then open the cover and...
  • Página 13: Terminal Cover 5, 6 5 Set the focus ( p. 34). Aim the camera at the subject, and lightly press and...
  • Página 14: Tripod Socket 8 Connect the camera to the printer ( p. 69). Make the connection using the direct interface cable DIF-100...
  • Página 15 Preparing the Camera Guide to Components Front View Shutter Button ( p. 34) AF Auxiliary Light Emitter Optical Viewfinder Window...
  • Página 16: Mode Dial Back View Viewfinder ( p. 29) Strap Eyelet ( p. 23) CF Card Slot Cover ( p. 20) Date...
  • Página 17: InstallingOperation Panel Indicators ( p. 16) DISPLAY (Display) Button ( p. 30) Zoom Button ( p. 36) Mode Dial (...
  • Página 18 Mode Dial • The LCD monitor displays the mark if You use the mode dial to select the the...
  • Página 19Lower Indicator Yellow: Macro mode Installing the Batteries The camera uses four AA sized alkaline batteries supplied with the camera....
  • Página 20: Status Indications 4 Close the battery cover. • The optional battery charger kit (Battery and Charger Kit CBK100) lets you use...
  • Página 21• Battery performance deteriorates at low temperatures (especially with alkaline WARNING batteries). If you are using the camera in cold...
  • Página 22: Estimated Capacities Battery Performance Battery Status Indications Number of Shots Replay The LCD monitor displays an icon or LCD Monitor ON...
  • Página 23: Wrist Strap2 Slide the CF card slot cover Arrow mark in the direction of the gray Card label arrow, and open...
  • Página 24: Time Setting • Place the CF card in the supplied case for • Be aware that use of CF cards whose...
  • Página 25PowerShot A20 Attaching the Wrist Strap FC-8M FC-16M FC-32M FC-64M FC-128M 7 15 31 64 128 Push the looped string...
  • Página 26: Language Setting the Date and Time If the Set Date/Time menu appears when you turn on the camera, this means...
  • Página 273 Press the MENU button. 5 Press or button to The [Rec. Menu] will display. select , and then press...
  • Página 28: Turning the Camera On Setting the Language Use this feature to select the language for 3 Press or button to select , and...
  • Página 29: Viewfinder5 Select the desired language. • Use and button to select a 6 Press the SET button. If you wish...
  • Página 30: Using Basic Functions Turning the Camera On 1 Press the main switch until If the Set Date/Time menu appears, set...
  • Página 31Auto Power Down Function Using the Viewfinder Shooting Mode The power will automatically shut off The camera includes an optical...
  • Página 32: Information Displayed on In macro mode, the parallax phenomenon Using the LCD Monitor may cause images composed with the viewfinder to be...
  • Página 33In and Modes... In Mode... You can use the DISPLAY button to switch • The LCD monitor always comes on...
  • Página 34: Shutter Button Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor Shooting Mode The following information appears on the Shooting information appears on the...
  • Página 35not on the monitor, you can bring it back by Replay Mode (Detailed Display) pressing , , / or /...
  • Página 36: Telephoto The following information may also be Pressing the Shutter Button displayed with some images. : A sound file (WAV...
  • Página 37: Shooting Modes Recorded images are temporarily stored in Press the SET button. the camera’s internal memory and then If you press the...
  • Página 38 Hold down the button Using the Zoom until the camera stops The zoom can be adjusted to any setting...
  • Página 39: D Image Data Sizes Shooting Selecting a Shooting Mode Changing Resolution/ Your camera offers three different shooting Compression Setting modes. The camera offers you...
  • Página 40 Resolution (in pixels) PowerShot A10 PowerShot A20 (Large) 1280 × 960 1600 × 1200 (Medium) 1024 × 768 1024...
  • Página 41: Red-Eye ReductionApproximate File Size for One Image Using the Flash PowerShot A10 (1280 × 960) 693KB 450KB 228KB You can set...
  • Página 42: Macro Mode The flash fires twice. A preparatory pre-flash is followed by the main flash. The exposure 2 Press the button...
  • Página 43: Focus Lock• The flash can be fired when the upper Red-Eye Reduction indicator glows a steady orange. • Light reflecting back...
  • Página 44: Self-Timer or / Shooting Close-Ups/ Infinity Shots Use this mode to record subjects in the range of 16 to 76...
  • Página 45: Continuous Shooting Using the Focus Lock _ The following types of subject may not be suited to autofocus photography. Use the...
  • Página 46: Exposure Compensation 2 Press the shutter button halfway ( p. 34), and wait until the camera 1 Turn the mode dial...
  • Página 47: White Balance Shooting Continuously Use this mode to shoot successive frames 3 Press the shutter button down all the way to...
  • Página 48 Adjusting the Exposure Compensation 2 Press the / button as necessary to display the If you are shooting against...
  • Página 49: Framing a Subject • If the LCD monitor is on, you can check the results of the compensation by Setting the White...
  • Página 50: Shooting 4 3 2 1 3 Press or button as necessary to select the 1 Turn the mode dial to...
  • Página 51 If using the camera in (Stitch Assist) To create the panorama at your computer, mode, you cannot change the white...
  • Página 52 • Compose each frame so that it overlaps 30 Shooting 1 Turn the mode dial to . to 50...
  • Página 53: (Single Image Replay)4 Compose the next shot, • You can adjust the following settings before taking the first shot: zoom, flash (On,...
  • Página 54: Index Replay Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode The following chart shows the functions and settings available in each shooting mode....
  • Página 55 Replaying Displaying Images Singly (Single Image Replay) Use this feature to view recorded images one at a time on the...
  • Página 56: Rotating Image Displaying Images in Sets of Nine (Index Replay) You can also view recorded images nine at Approximate Location a...
  • Página 57: Auto Play3 Use or button to 1 Display images in index select an image. display mode, and then press To view...
  • Página 58: Protect Rotating Images in the Display You can rotate an image by 90° or 270° 3 Press or button to...
  • Página 59: Single Image Automating Playback (Auto Play) The camera reads the images on the CF card and starts auto play. Use this feature...
  • Página 60: All Images Protecting Images Protected images are identified by the Protected Icon. Use the protect feature to protect important images from...
  • Página 61 Erasing Erasing Images Singly 2 Press the MENU button to • Remember that erased images cannot be display the menu....
  • Página 62: [Print Order] Menu 5 Press or button to Erasing All Images select [OK], and then press • Remember that erased images cannot...
  • Página 63: Setting the Print Style The LCD monitor asks for confirmation. 3 Press or button to select [OK], and then press the SET button....
  • Página 64 Print Settings (DPOF Settings) Images on a CF card can be individually selected for printing in a specified number...
  • Página 65: Selecting Images forThe [Print Order] menu will display. Setting the Print Style You can set up the print style as follows. Print...
  • Página 66: Standard Prints 1 Display the [Print Order] 3 Press or button to menu ( p. 62). select , , or ,...
  • Página 67: Index Prints Selecting Images for Printing 1 Display the [Print Order] (File No.) menu ( p. 62). Select [On] or [Off]....
  • Página 68 The selection method will vary according to You can use the zoom buttons to the print type ( )....
  • Página 69: Connecting to PrinterIndex 4 When you are finished, press 3 Press or button to the MENU button. select an image, and then...
  • Página 70 3 Press or button to select [OK], and press the SET button. If you decide you don’t want to...
  • Página 71: Printing Procedure Printing with the Card Photo Printer CP-10 The optional Card Photo Printer CP-10* connects directly to your camera, allowing you...
  • Página 72: Errors during 2 Connect the direct interface When disconnecting the cable from the camera’s Digital terminal, be sure to hold the...
  • Página 73: Stopping 3 Press • The camera’s erasure function “Quick Erase” and language-setting using the or button to SET and MENU...
  • Página 74: Resuming If an error occurs during The [Resume] option may not appear with printing... certain types of error. In that...
  • Página 75: Setting the Print Style • Select [Style] if you wish to change the print style ( p. 75). • Select [Cancel] if you...
  • Página 76 The printer completes printing of the current sheet, and then stops. The LCD monitor returns to the replay mode....
  • Página 77Please note that this resume feature is not Setting the Print Style available in the following cases: You can select...
  • Página 78: Rec. Menu 1 While displaying the image, 3 Press or button to press the SET button. select , , or ,...
  • Página 79: Image Review Time • If you set the setting to [Multiple], the border and date settings are automatically forced to [Borderless] and...
  • Página 80: File-Number Reset Camera Settings Displaying the Rec. Menu You use the Rec. menu to adjust basic shooting and operational settings. Most...
  • Página 81 Changing the Image Review Time When you take a shot, the camera holds the image on the LCD monitor for...
  • Página 82: Beep On/Off • No image will display when the review Resetting the File Number function is set to Off unless you...
  • Página 83: Formatting a CF Card2 Press or button to The [Off ] setting helps ensure that file numbers remain unique over multiple CF select...
  • Página 84: Auto Power Down Setting the Beep On/Off A beep sounds for confirmation purposes when the shutter button is pressed or a camera...
  • Página 85: Video Signal Format Formatting a CF Card You should format new CF cards before using them. Formatting a CF card will permanently erase...
  • Página 86: TV Connection Changing Other Settings Auto Power Down 1 Display the [Rec. Menu] ( p. 78). 2 Press By default, the...
  • Página 87: Using a PC Card Adapter • Auto Power Down does not operate while you are displaying images with the 4 Press or button to camera’s...
  • Página 88: Using a CF Card Reader Connecting the Camera to a TV Set The PowerShot A20 can connect directly to a TV set, allowing you...
  • Página 89: and File Names Downloading Images to a Computer Downloading Directly from a CF Card Images can be loaded from a CF card to...
  • Página 90: Computer by USB CF Card Reader Downloading Images 1 Eject the CF card from the 1 Double-click the icon of the camera,...
  • Página 91Image Folder Organization and File Names • Each x above stands for a single numeral. • With the exception of...
  • Página 92 Connecting the Camera to a Computer with a USB Cable Supported Operating Systems Windows 98 (Including the Second Edition),...
  • Página 93Connection Precautions • With Windows system, the USB ports may not Do not put the computer into standby (sleep) operate...
  • Página 94: Replacing the Date Battery Connecting to a USB Port USB port 1 Connect the supplied USB interface cable to the computer’s USB port...
  • Página 952 Turn the camera’s mode dial • If you disconnect the USB cable while the camera is on, the camera...
  • Página 96: Rechargeable Batteries Appendix Replacing the Date Battery The camera uses a special Date battery to 2 Slide the CF card slot...
  • Página 97: AC Adapter Kit4 Pull the battery out of the 7 When the LCD monitor will holder, as shown. display the Set Date/Time...
  • Página 98 Using the Optional Battery Kits Using the Battery and Charger Kit CBK100 • This charger can be used only...
  • Página 99: Wide Converter• Repeatedly recharging batteries before they • It takes approximately 220 minutes for the become fully depleted may cause batteries...
  • Página 100: Close-up Lens • Please unplug the adapter from the power Be sure that the camera is turned off before outlet when...
  • Página 101: Lens Attachment Using Optional Lenses and Lens Adapters The camera supports use of the optional Wide Converter WC-DC52 and the optional...
  • Página 102 • It is not possible to attach a lens hood or Please do not use the flash when shooting...
  • Página 103: Camera Care and MaintenanceAttaching a Lens 4 Remove the dust cap, and 1 Be sure that the camera is attach the adapter by...
  • Página 104: Troubleshooting • Completely remove all dust and dirt from Using the Soft Case (Optional) conversion lenses with a lens blower...
  • Página 105 Camera Care and Maintenance When the camera becomes dirty, clean it as follows. Camera Body: Wipe the camera body...
  • Página 106 Troubleshooting Problem Cause Solution The camera doesn’t The camera is turned off. Press the main switch for a few...
  • Página 107 Problem Cause Solution The camera doesn’t The flash is charging. Wait until the flash charges. You can press shoot....
  • Página 108 Problem Cause Solution The batteries are Batteries are not the right type. Use only AA-size alkaline batteries (the consumed...
  • Página 109: 78 List of Messages Problem Cause Solution If using rechargeable Poor electrical contact. • Be sure to set batteries firmly into the batteries:...
  • Página 110 Problem Cause Solution The subject comes Insufficient light for shooting. Set the flash on. out underexposed The subject is...
  • Página 111 List of Messages The following table explains each of the messages that may appear on the LCD monitor. Busy......
  • Página 112: Specifications Image too large You attempted to replay an image whose file size was too large or whose resolution exceeded...
  • Página 113The following table lists and explains the messages that may be on the LCD monitor when printing to the Card...
  • Página 114 Specifications PowerShot A10 PowerShot A20 Image Sensor Approx. 1.32 million-pixel (total). 1/2.7 in. CCD Approx. 2.11 million-pixel (total). 1/2.7...
  • Página 115 PowerShot A10 PowerShot A20 Shooting Modes Auto/manual/stitch assist Continuous Shooting Approx. 2.5 images/sec (Large/Fine mode, LCD monitor off) Self-Timer...
  • Página 116 NiMH Battery NB-1AH (optional) Battery Charger CB-3AH (optional) Type Rechargeable nickel hydride Rated Input 100 – 240 V AC...
  • Página 117CompactFlash™ Card Close-Up Lens 250D 52mm (optional) Card Slot Type Type I Focal Length 250 mm Dimensions 36.4 × 42.8...
  • Página 118 Index A Installing ................................. 20 F Close-up Lens ................... 100 Auto Play ............................. 57 Compression ....................... 37 Flash Auto...
  • Página 119Lens Attachment ............... 101 Standard Prints ...................... 66 Tripod Socket ...................... 14 Stopping ................................. 73 Turning Camera On ............. 28...
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  • Página 123FCC Notice (Digital Camera, Model PC1007 and PC1009) This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is...
  • Página 124CDI-E017-010 XX01XXXX © 2001 CANON INC. PRINTED IN JAPAN
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