Canon PowerShot A530 ユーザーズマニュアル

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Before Using the Camera
Shooting
Playback/Erasing
Print/Transfer Settings
Viewing Images on a TV set
Troubleshooting
List of Messages
Appendix
Advanced
ENGLISH
Camera User Guide
This guide explains camera features and procedures in detail.
Photo of PowerShot A540

ユーザーズマニュアル Canon PowerShot A530 の仕様概要

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    ENGLISH Before Using the Camera Shooting Playback/Erasing Print/Transfer Settings Photo of PowerShot A540 Viewing Images on a TV set Troubleshooting...

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    Main Features Shooting ! Automatically adjusts shooting settings to match particular conditions ! Avoid the effects of camera shake...

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    Conventions Used in this Guide Icons appearing below titles indicate the shooting modes in which the procedure can be used....

  • ページ 4: Table of Contents

    Table of Contents Items marked with a " are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures. Handling...

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    Adjusting the Exposure Compensation. . . . . . . . . . . . . . .54 Adjusting...

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    List of Messages . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

  • ページ 7: Handling Precautions

    Handling Precautions Please Read Test Shots Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot several...

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    Camera Body Temperature If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please be...

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    Warnings Equipment ! Do not look directly into the sun or at bright light sources through the camera's viewfinder....

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    Battery ! Do not place the batteries near a heat source or expose it to direct flame or heat....

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    Others ! Do not trigger the flash in close proximity to human or animal eyes. Exposure to the intense...

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    Equipment ! When not using the camera for extended periods of time, remove the batteries from the camera or...

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    Preventing Malfunctions Avoid Strong Magnetic Fields ! Never place the camera in close proximity to electric motors or other...

  • ページ 14: Before Using the Camera - The Components Guide

    Before Using the Camera – The Components Guide Front View aMicrophone (p. 79) bAF-assist Beam (p. 24) cRed-Eye Reduction...

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    Back View Attaching the Wrist Strap Before Using the Camera – The Components Guide a LCD Monitor (p. 15) b...

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    Operation Panel aIndicators (p. 20) bPower Lamp cPower Button (Basic Guide p. 4) dZoom Lever (p. 72, Basic Guide...

  • ページ 17: Before Using the Camera - Basic Operations

    Before Using the Camera – Basic Operations Using the LCD Monitor 1 Press . ! The display mode changes as...

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    Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor Shooting Information (Shooting Mode) *1 Spot AE Point Frame (p. 53) *1 AF...

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    If the indicator blinks orange and the camera shake warning icon displays, this indicates that a slow shutter speed...

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    "Detailed Histogram *1 *1 *2 *2 ··· Recording Pixels/Frame Rate Exposure Compensation (p. 54) (Movies) (p. 42) Movie Length...

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    Histogram Function The histogram is a graph that allows you to judge the brightness of the image. The greater the...

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    Indicators The camera indicators will light or blink under the following conditions. Never do the following while the green...

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    Power Saving Function This camera is equipped with a power saving function. The power will shut off in the following...

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    Menus and Settings Menus are used to set the shooting, playback and print settings as well as such camera...

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    Rec., Play, Print, Set up and My Camera Menus Convenient settings for shooting, playback or printing can be set with...

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    Menu List FUNC. Menu The icons shown below are the default settings. Reference Reference Menu Item Menu Item Page...

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    Menu Item Options Reference Page Grid Lines On/Off* You can display grid lines (split into nine) to make it...

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    Set up Menu *Default setting Menu Item Options Reference Page Mute On/Off* Set to [On] to silence all operation...

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    Menu Item Options Reference Page File Numbering Continuous*/ p. 70 Auto Reset Create Folder Create New Check mark Creates...

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    My Camera Menu The camera's start-up image and start-up sound, operation sounds, self-timer sounds, and shutter sounds are called...

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    Resetting Settings to Their Default Values 1 (Set up) Menu [Reset All]. See Menus and Settings (p. 23). 2 Select...

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    Formatting Memory Cards You should always format a new memory card or one from which you wish to erase...

  • ページ 33: Shooting

    Shooting Changing the Recording Pixels and Compression (Still Images) PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 1 FUNC. Menu * (Recording Pixels) (Compression)....

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    Approximate Values for Recording Pixels Recording Pixels Purpose PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 (PowerShot A540) High Printing to about A3...

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    Using the Digital Zoom PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 You can shoot zoomed images using the combined digital and optical zooms....

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    Continuous Shooting PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 In this mode, the camera shoots continuously while the shutter button is held...

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    Postcard Date Imprint Mode PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 You can shoot images with the optimal settings for postcards by composing...

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    Embedding the Date in the Image Data You can embed the date in image data when (Postcard Date Imprint...

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    Using the Self-Timer PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 You can set a 10 sec. ( ) or 2 sec. ( )...

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    Changing the Delay Time and Number of Shots ( ) 1 . See Menus and Settings (p. 22). 2...

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    Movie Shooting PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 The following movie modes are available. For information on the recording pixels and...

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    1 Select a movie mode using the or button. ! In , or mode, you can change the recording...

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    QuickTime 3.0 or later is required to play back movies (Data type: AVI/Compression method: Motion JPEG) on a computer....

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    Recording Pixels and Frame Rates Frame rates indicate the number of frames recorded or played back each second. The...

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    Shooting Panoramic Images (Stitch Assist) PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 Stitch Assist can be used to shoot overlapping images that...

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    3 Compose the second image so that it overlaps a portion of the first and shoot. ! You can...

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    Setting the Shutter Speed PowerShot A540 When you set the shutter speed, the camera automatically selects an aperture value...

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    Setting the Aperture PowerShot A540 The aperture adjusts the amount of light entering through the lens. When you set...

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    Manually Setting the Shutter Speed and Aperture PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 You can manually set the shutter speed and...

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    PowerShot A540 Shutter Speed Aperture Value (seconds) Maximum F2.6 – 3.5 15 – 1/1250 Wide Angle F4.0 – 8.0...

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    Selecting an AF Frame PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 The AF frame indicates the area of the composition on which the...

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    Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock, Manual Focus) PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 It may be difficult to focus...

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    3 Press and hold the shutter button halfway and press the button. ! The icon and the MF indicator will...

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    ! Depending on the shooting mode, pressing the button will switch between the setting items as follows: , ,...

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    Switching between Metering Modes PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 1 FUNC. Menu * (Evaluative) See Menus and Settings (p. 22). *...

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    Adjusting the Exposure Compensation PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 Adjust the exposure compensation setting to avoid making the subject too...

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    Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 Normally, the (Auto) white balance setting selects an optimal white balance....

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    For recording with the optimal white balance Custom data memorized in the camera from a white- colored object, such...

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    2 Aim the camera at a piece of white paper or cloth and press . ! If you are viewing...

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    Shooting in a My Colors Mode PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 You can change the impression of an image when...

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    Lighter Skin Use this option to make skin tones lighter. Tone* Darker Skin Use this option to make skin...

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    Changing the Color Shooting mode ( ) ( ) Allows you to easily transform the colors in an image...

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    Shooting in the Color Accent Mode 1 Still image: or button Movie: or button See Selecting a Shooting Mode in...

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    Shooting in the Color Swap Mode Original Color Desired Color (Before Swapping) (After Swapping) 1 Still image: or button...

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    3 Aim the camera so that the original color appears at the center of the LCD monitor and press the...

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    Changing the Save Method for the Original Image When you are shooting still images in the Color Accent or...

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    Adjusting the ISO Speed PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 Raise the ISO speed to use a fast shutter speed when you...

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    Compensating the Flash Adjustment / Flash Output PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 ! When the shooting mode is set to...

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    Setting the Auto Rotate Function PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 Your camera is equipped with an Intelligent Orientation sensor that detects...

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    ! When the camera is held vertically to shoot, the Intelligent Orientation sensor judges the upper end to be...

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    1 (Set up) Menu [Create Folder]. See Menus and Settings (p. 23). Creating a Folder the Next Time You Shoot....

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    Resetting the File Number PowerShot A540 PowerShot A530 The images you shoot are automatically assigned file numbers. You can...

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    File and Folder Numbers Recorded images are assigned consecutive file numbers starting with 0001 and ranging up to 9999, while...

  • ページ 74: Playback/Erasing

    Playback/Erasing Please also see the Basic Camera User Guide (p. 11). Magnifying Images 1 Press the zoom lever toward...

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    Viewing Images in Sets of Nine (Index Playback) 1 Press the zoom lever toward . ! Up to nine...

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    Jumping to Images When you have many images recorded onto a memory card, it is handy to use the...

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    Viewing Movies Movies cannot be played in the index playback mode. 1 Display a movie and press . ! Images...

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    ! Use the television’s controls to adjust the volume when playing a movie on a TV set (p. 88)....

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    4 Select [New File] or [Overwrite] and press . ! [New File] saves the edited movie under a new file...

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    Rotating Images in the Display Images can be rotated clockwise 90° or 270° in the display. Original 90° 270°...

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    Attaching Sound Memos to Images In playback mode (including single image playback and index playback), you can attach sound memos...

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    Sound Memo Panel Exit Record Pause Play Erase Select [Erase] in the confirmation screen and press the FUNC./ SET...

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    Protecting Images You can protect important images and movies from accidental erasure. 1 (Play) Menu . See Menus and Settings...

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    Erasing All Images ! Note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image. !...

  • ページ 85: Print Settings/Transfer Settings

    Print Settings/Transfer Settings Setting the DPOF Print Settings You can select images on a memory card for printing and specify...

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    2 Use the or button to select images for printing. ! Selection methods differ for the Print Number of...

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    ! The output of some printers or photo developing services may not reflect the specified print settings. ! Print...

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    ! The Date and File No. settings change according to the Print Type as follows. - Index [Date] and...

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    Single Images 2 Select [Order] and press . ! Selecting [Reset] cancels all transfer order settings. 3 Use the or...

  • ページ 90: Viewing Images on a TV set

    Viewing Images on a TV set You can use a video-compatible television as a monitor to shoot or play...

  • ページ 91: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Camera Camera will not operate. Power is not turned on. ! Press the power button (Basic Guide p. 4)....

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    The Date/Time menu appears. The lithium date/time battery ! Replace the lithium date/time battery charge is depleted. (p. 114)....

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    Noise displays./Subject’s movements are irregular. Camera automatically ! There is no effect on the recorded lightened the image image. displayed...

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    Image is blurred or out of focus. AF-assist Beam is set to ! In dark places where it is...

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    Subject in recorded image is too bright, or image flashes white. Subject is too close, making ! Shoot within correct...

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    Eyes appear red. Light is reflected back from ! Use the (red-eye reduction) the eyes when the flash is...

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    Shooting Movies The recording time may not display properly or filming may stop unexpectedly. The following types of ! Although...

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    Playback Cannot play back. You attempted to play back ! Computer images that cannot be images shot with another...

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    Battery Batteries consumed quickly. Batteries are not the right ! Use only unused AA-size alkaline type. batteries or Canon AA-size...

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    Printing with a direct print compatible printer Cannot print The camera and printer are ! Securely connect the camera...

  • ページ 101: List of Messages

    List of Messages The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor during shooting or playback. Please refer to the...

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    No image No images recorded on memory card. Image too large You attempted to play back an image larger...

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    Protected! You attempted to erase or edit a protected image, movie or sound memo. Too many marks Too many images...

  • ページ 104: Appendix

    Appendix Battery Handling Battery Charge The following icon and message will display. Change the batteries Battery charge is low....

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    ! Before installing the batteries, wipe the battery terminals well with a dry cloth. If the battery terminals are soiled...

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    Handling the Memory Card SD Memory Card Write Protect Tab Write Protect Tab Slide the switch down (you can...

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    Formatting ! Please note that formatting (initializing) an memory card erases all data, including protected images. ! You are...

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    Using the Power Kits (Sold Separately) Using Rechargeable Batteries (Battery and Charger Kit CBK4-300) This kit includes a battery...

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    ! Wipe the battery terminals well with a dry cloth in the following situations, as the terminals may be soiled...

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    ! It takes approximately 4 hours 40 minutes for the charger to fully recharge the batteries after they have...

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    Using the Lenses (Sold Separately) (PowerShot A540 only) The camera supports use of the separately sold Wide Converter WC-DC52, Tele-converter...

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    . It is not possible to attach a lens hood or filter to the wide converter or tele-converter. #Close-up...

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    3 When the $ mark on the camera and the mark on the ring are aligned, lift off the ring....

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    ! Completely remove all dust and dirt from conversion lenses with a lens blower brush before use. The camera...

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    ! When shooting in mode, or when [Flash Adjust] in the or modes is set to [Manual] (p. 65),...

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    Replacing the Date Battery If the Date/Time menu appears when the camera power is turned on, the date battery...

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    5 Remove the battery by pulling it up in the direction indicated by the arrow. (–) Side 6 Insert a...

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    Camera Care and Maintenance Never use thinners, benzine, synthetic cleansers or water to clean the camera. These substances may...

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    Specifications All data is based on Canon’s standard testing methods. Subject to change without notice. PowerShot A540/A530 (W): Max. wide...

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    Shooting Distance : PowerShot A540 (From the front of the Normal: 45 cm (1.5 ft.) – infinity lens) Macro:...

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    Flash Exposure : ±2.0 stops in 1/3-stop increments Compensation Shooting Modes : Auto Creative zone: Program, Shutter-speed priority (PowerShot A540...

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    : PowerShot A530: Large: 2592 x 1944 pixels Medium 1: 2048 x 1536 pixels Medium 2: 1600 x 1200...

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    Playback Modes : Single (histogram displayable), Index (9 thumbnail images), Magnified (approx. 10x (max.) in LCD monitor, advance or reverse...

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    Battery Capacity Number of Images Shot LCD Monitor Playback On (Based on LCD Monitor Time the CIPA Off standard)...

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    Memory Cards and Estimated Capacities #PowerShot A540 : Card included with the camera Compres- SDC- Recording Pixels 16MB SDC-128M sion...

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    #PowerShot A530 : Card included with the camera Compres- SDC- Recording Pixels 16MB SDC-128M sion 512MSH 5 49 190...

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    Movie #PowerShot A540 : Card included with the camera Recording Frame SDC- SDC- SDC- Pixels Rate 16M 128M 512MSH 1...

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    Image Data Sizes (Estimated) Compression Recording Pixels PowerShot A540 2720 KB 1620 KB 780 KB 2816 x 2112 pixels...

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    #PowerShot A530 Recording Pixels Frame Rate File size Standard 640 x 480 pixels 660 KB/sec. Color Accent 320 x 240...

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    Battery Charger CB-5AH/CB-5AHE (Supplied with the separately sold Battery and Charger Kit CBK4-300) Rated Input 100 – 240 V...

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    PowerShot A540 only Wide Converter WC-DC52 (Sold Separately) Magnification Approx. 0.7x Focusing Range Approx. 21 cm (8.3 in.) –...

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    Close-up Lens 250D 52 mm (Sold Separately) Focusing Range Normal: 17 – 25 cm (6.7 – 9.8 in.) (W...

  • ページ 133: INDEX

    INDEX A E AC Adapter Kit ACK800 ........ 108 Erasing AF Frame .......................... 16, 49 All Images ...........................82 AF Lock...

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    L Movie Editing ................................. 76 Landscape .......................Basic 5 Playback ............................. 75 Language ...................27, Basic 3 Shooting ............................. 39 LCD...

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    Shutter Speed ......................... 45 Smooth Continuous Shooting . 34 Sound Memo ........................... 79 Special Scene Mode ....... Basic 6 Spot...

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    Disclaimer • While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is accurate...

  • ページ 137: Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode

    Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode The following chart shows the functions and settings available in each shooting mode. (PowerShot...

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    (PowerShot A540 only) Function Ref. Page Evaluative –4) –4) –4) –4) –4) –4) –4) ! ! ! ! Center...

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