Canon Digital IXUS 970 IS Download Drivers

Camera User Guide
CEL-SH7TA210 © CANON INC. 2008
ENGLISH
Ensure that you read the Safety Precautions (pp. 205 – 213).
Getting Startedp. 9Confirming the Package Contents
The following items are included in the package. If something is missing please contact the retail outlet at which you purchased the product.
You may not be able to achieve the full performance of this camera with the included memory card.ha befi
Camera Battery Pack NB-5L
(With Terminal Cover)
Battery Charger
CB-2LX/CB-2LXE
Interface Cable
IFC-400PCU
AV Cable
AVC-DC400
Canon Digital
Camera Solution
Disk
User Guidescj
Wrist Strap
WS-DC2g
Memory Card
(32 MB)d
• Getting Started Guide
European
Warranty System
(EWS) Booklet
• Canon Digital Camera
Manuals Disk
• “Use of Genuine Canon Accessories Recommended” LeafletLet’s Get Started!
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Let’s Get Started!
This guide is divided into the following two sections.
This section explains how to prepare the camera for use and the basics of shooting, viewing and printing images. Start out by familiarizing yourself with the camera and mastering the basics.
Once you have mastered the basics, use the camera’s many features to shoot more challenging photos. Details on using each function are described in this section, including how to connect the camera to a television to view images, and how to make My Camera settings.
First...
Next...p. 9
Learning More p. 39
Getting Started
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Table of Contents
Items marked with a are lists or charts that summarize camera functions or procedures.
Please Read . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
Components Guide 40
Using the Control Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43
Using the Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44
How to Use the Mode Dial . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 45
Indicators . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46
Basic Operations 48
Menus and Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48
Information Displayed on the LCD Monitor and Menus . . . 50
Using the LCD Monitor. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60
Commonly Used Shooting Functions 62
Using the Optical Zoom . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62
Using the Digital Zoom/ Digital Tele-Converter . . . . . . . . . 62
Magnified Close-Up Shooting (Digital Macro) . . . . . . . . . . 66
Learning More . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39
Preparations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
Shooting Still Images ( Mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
Viewing Still Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
Erasing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
Embedding the Date in the Image Data . . . . . . . . . . . 22
Shooting Movies ( Standard Mode) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
Viewing Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
Downloading Images to a Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
System Map. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Getting Started. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9Table of Contents
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Using the Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 66
Shooting Close-Ups/Infinity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 67
Using the Self-Timer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 68
Changing the Recording Pixels (Still Images) . . . . . . . . . . 70
Changing the Compression (Still Images) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71
Setting the Image Stabilizer Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 72
Adjusting the ISO Speed. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 74
Advanced Shooting Functions 75
Shooting Modes for Specific Scenes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 75
Shooting in Manual Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Continuous Shooting. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 78
Setting the Flash . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 80
Movie Shooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 82
Shooting Panoramic Images (Stitch Assist). . . . . . . . . . . . 88
Checking the Focus and Peoples’ Expressions. . . . . . . . . 90
Selecting an AF Frame Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 93
Selecting a Subject to Focus On (Face Select and Track) 96
Shooting Hard-to-Focus Subjects (Focus Lock, AF Lock). 97
Locking the Exposure Setting (AE Lock) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 99
Locking the Flash Exposure Setting (FE Lock) . . . . . . . . 100
Adjusting the Exposure Compensation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 101
Switching between Metering Modes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
Setting the Shutter Speed (Long Shutter Mode) . . . . . . . 103
Adjusting the Tone (White Balance) . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 104
Shooting in a My Colors Mode. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 107
Changing the Colors and Shooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 109
Setting the Display Overlays . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114
Categorizing Images Automatically (Auto Category) . . . . 115
Registering Settings to the Button . . . . . . . . . . . . 116
Playback/Erasing 118
Viewing Magnified Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 118
Viewing Images in Sets of Nine (Index Playback) . . . 119
Checking the Focus and Peoples’ Expressions (Focus
Check Display). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 120
Jumping to Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 122Table of Contents
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Organizing Images by Category (My Category). . . . . . . . 124
Trimming a Portion of an Image. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 127
Viewing Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 129
Editing Movies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 131
Rotating Images in the Display . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 134
Playback with Transition Effects . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 135
Automated Playback (Slide Shows). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 136
Red-Eye Correction Function. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 142
Adding Effects with the My Colors Function . . . . . . . . . . 147
Resizing Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 149
Attaching Sound Memos to Images. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 151
Sound-Only Recording (Sound Recorder). . . . . . . . . . . . 152
Protecting Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 154
Erasing Images . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 158
Registering Functions to the Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . 163
Print Settings/Transfer Settings 165
Setting the DPOF Print Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 165
Setting the DPOF Transfer Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 172
Configuring the Camera 174
Power Saving Function . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 174
Setting the World Clock . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 175
Formatting Memory Cards . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
Resetting the File Number . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 179
Creating an Image Destination (Folder). . . . . . . . . . . . . . 181
Setting the Auto Rotate Function. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 183
Resetting Settings to Their Default Values . . . . . . . . . . . 184
Connecting to a TV 186
Shooting/Playback Using a TV . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 186
Customizing the Camera (My Camera Settings) 188
Changing My Camera Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 188
Registering My Camera Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 189
Troubleshooting 191Table of Contents
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List of Messages 201
Appendix 205
Safety Precautions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 205
Preventing Malfunctions. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 210
Using the AC Adapter (Sold Separately) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 214
Using an Externally Mounted Flash (Sold Separately) . . 215
Camera Care and Maintenance. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 217
Specifications. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
Index 228
Functions Available in Each Shooting Mode 232Table of Contents
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Symbol Conventions in this Guide
About this Guide: This mark denotes issues that may affect the camera’s operation.: This mark denotes additional topics that complement the basic operating procedures.
Explanations in this guide are based on the camera’s default settings at time of purchase.
Specifications are subject to change without prior notice. As a result, the illustrations and screenshots used in this guide may differ from the actual camera.
You can use SD memory cards, SDHC (SD High Capacity) memory cards, MultiMediaCards, MMCplus cards and HC MMCplus cards in this camera. These memory cards are collectively referred to as memory cards in this guide.
Using the Flash
Available Shooting Modes p. 232
1 Press the button.
Some functions may not be available in certain shooting modes.
If there is no notation to that effect, the function may be used in all modes.
Mode dial position:Auto ( )/Manual ( )/
Special Scene ( )/
Movie( )
Playback ( ) buttonPlease Read
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Please Read
Test Shots
Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot several trial images to confirm that the camera is operating and being operated correctly.
Please note that Canon Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates, and its distributors are not liable for any consequential damages arising from any malfunction of a camera or accessory, including memory cards, that results in the failure of an image to be recorded or to be recorded in a way that is machine readable.
Warning Against Copyright Infringement
Please note that Canon digital cameras are intended for personal use and should never be used in a manner that infringes upon or contravenes international or domestic copyright laws and regulations.
Please be advised that in certain cases the copying of images from performances, exhibitions, or commercial properties by means of a camera or other device may contravene copyright or other legal rights even if the image was shot for personal use.
Warranty Limitations
For information on your camera’s warranty, please refer to the Canon
European Warranty System (EWS) Booklet supplied with your camera.
For Canon Customer Support contacts, please see the European
Warranty System (EWS) Booklet.Please Read
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Video Format
Please set the camera’s video signal format to the one used in your region before using it with a TV monitor (p. 186).
Language Setting
Please see Setting the Display Language (p. 15) to change the language setting.
Camera Body Temperature
If your camera is used for prolonged periods, the camera body may become warm. Please be aware of this and take care when operating the camera for an extended period.
About the LCD Monitor
The LCD monitor is produced with extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques. More than 99.99% of the pixels operate to specification. Less than 0.01% of the pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as red or black dots. This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction.9
Preparations
Shooting Still Images
Viewing Still Images
Erasing
Printing
Embedding the Date in the Image Data
Shooting Movies
Viewing Movies
Downloading Images to a Computer
System Map
Getting StartedPreparations
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Getting Started
Preparations
1. Insert the battery into the battery charger.
2. Plug the battery charger (CB-2LX) into a power outlet, or attach the power cord to the battery charger (CB-2LXE) and plug it into a power outlet.
Battery charger model names and types vary by region.
3. Remove the battery after charging is complete.
Charging takes approximately 2 hours 5 minutes.
Charging the Battery
To protect the battery and prolong its life, do not charge it for longer than 24 hours continuously.
Align the symbols.
Charge Indicator
Charging: Lights red
Charge Indicator
Charging Complete: Lights greenPreparations
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1. Slide the cover (a) and open it (b).
2. Insert the battery.
It will lock into place with a click.
3. Insert the memory card until it clicks into place.
Installing the Battery and Memory Card
Ensure that the memory card is correctly oriented before inserting it in the camera. Inserting it backward may cause the camera to fail to recognize the memory card or to malfunction.ab
Front
• Confirm that the write protect tab is unlocked (only SD and SDHC memory cards).
• Check the card for the correct orientation.
Write Protect Tab
(only SD and SDHC memory cards)Preparations
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4. Close the cover (c, d).
To Remove the Battery
Press the battery lock in the direction of the arrow (a) and pull the battery out
(b).
To Remove the Memory Card
Push the memory card with your finger or the toggle on the wrist strap until the memory card clicks and then release it. cdbaPreparations
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Getting Started
Attaching the Wrist Strap
Use the wrist strap to avoid dropping the camera during use.
Opening the Terminal Cover
Toggle
The toggle’s position on the strap can be changed. The toggle can be used to open the terminal cover and when inserting or removing a memory card.
Hook your fingernail or the wrist strap toggle under the left edge of the terminal cover and open it to the right.Preparations
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The Date/Time settings menu will appear the first time the power is turned on.
1. Press the ON/OFF button.
2. Select the month, day, year and time, and the display order.
1. Use the or button to select an option.
2. Use the or button to set the value.
3. Press the button.
To Change a Previously Set Date/Time
Use the following procedures to display the Date/Time settings menu, and then perform Steps 2 and 3 above.
1. Press the button.
2. Use the or button to select the (Set up) menu.
3. Use the or button to select
[Date/Time].
4. Press the button.
Setting the Date and Time
ON/OFF Button
Button
Button
ButtonsPreparations
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You can change the language displayed in the LCD monitor menus and messages.
1. Press the button.
2. Hold down the button and press the button.
3. Use the , , or button to select a language.
4. Press the button.
A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera to save such settings as the date/time. Insert a charged battery into the camera. Or if you use the separately sold AC Adapter Kit
ACK-DC30, the battery will charge in about four hours. It will charge even if the camera is turned off.
The date/time settings may be lost after approximately three weeks if you remove the main battery. Reset the date/time settings if this occurs.
Setting the Display Language
Button
Button
Button
ButtonsShooting Still Images
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Shooting Still Images
1. Press the ON/OFF button.
• The start-up sound will play and the start-up image will display in the LCD monitor.
• Pressing the ON/OFF button again turns the power off.
2. Select a shooting mode.
1. Set the mode dial to (Auto).
3. Aim the camera at the subject.
4. Press the shutter button lightly (halfway) to focus.
• When the camera focuses, it beeps twice and the indicator lights green (orange when the flash fires).
Avoiding Camera Shake
Keep your arms tight against your body while holding the camera firmly by the sides. Using a tripod is also effective.
( Mode)
Mode Dial
Shutter Button
ON/OFF Button
Indicators
Button
Use the wrist strap to avoid dropping the camera during use.
Wrist StrapShooting Still Images
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5. Press the shutter button fully (all the way) to shoot.
• The shutter sound will play once and the image will record.
• Recorded images are displayed on the LCD monitor for approximately 2 seconds immediately after shooting (Rec.
Review). You can shoot by pressing the shutter button even when an image is being displayed.
• If you hold the shutter button down after a shot, the image will continue to display.
• The indicator will blink green and the file will record to the memory card.
To Shoot Images in Focus
The camera automatically sets the focus when you press the shutter button halfway*.
* The shutter button has a two-stage action. Pressing it down to the first stage is referred as “pressing halfway”.
Mute Setting
Pressing the DISP. button while turning on the camera power will silence all camera sounds except for warning sounds. You can change the setting in [Mute] in the (Set up) menu (p. 57).
Correct Incorrect
Press halfway to set the focus
An AF frame will display in green on the LCD monitor at the point of focus.
Press fully
Shooting Preparations
Complete: Lights green
(orange when the flash will fire)
Recording: Blinks green
Just pressing fully
AF Frame
Beep, beep…Viewing Still Images
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Viewing Still Images
1. Press the button.
2. Use the or button to display the image you wish to view.
• Use the button to move to the previous image and the button to move to the next image.
• The images advance more quickly if you keep the button pressed, but they will appear coarse.
• You can also select images by using the control dial. Turning it counterclockwise displays the previous image while turning it clockwise displays the next image.
Setting [Resume] to either [Last seen]* or [Last shot] in the
menu allows you to specify the image to display in playback mode. (* Default setting). If you select [Last seen], the last image viewed will display (Resume Playback).
The following actions will display the most recent image regardless of the [Resume] settings.
Shooting an image, changing the memory card, or editing an image on the memory card using a computer.
Button
Buttons
Control DialErasing
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Erasing
1. Press the button.
2. Use the or button to select an image to erase and press the button.
You can also select images by using the control dial.
3. Confirm that [Erase] is selected and press the button.
To exit instead of erasing, select
[Cancel].
Please note that erased images cannot be recovered. Exercise adequate caution before erasing an image.
Button
Button
Button
Control Dial
ButtonsPrinting
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Getting Started
Printing
1. Connect the camera to a direct print compatible printer.
• Slip your fingernail or the toggle on the wrist strap under the left edge of the terminal cover to open it and insert the interface cable all the way into the connector.
• See the printer’s user guide for connection instructions.
• Since this camera uses a standard protocol (PictBridge), you can use it with other PictBridge-compliant printers in addition to
Canon-brand printers.
For detail, see the Direct Print User Guide.
2. Turn on the printer.
3. Press the camera’s button to turn on the power.
• The button will light blue.
4. Use the or button to select an image to print and press the button.
• The button will blink blue and printing will start.
• You can also select images by using the control dial.
• After you finish printing, turn off the camera and the printer and disconnect the interface cable.
Terminal Cover
A/V OUT and DIGITAL Terminal
Button Button
Control Dial
ButtonsPrinting
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Getting Started
Printing from a Print List
You can add images directly to a print list by merely pressing the
button immediately after shooting or playing back an image.
You can then print the images from the print list easily, when connecting the camera to a printer.
Add to the Print List
1. Press the button (still images only).
2. Add to the print list.
1. Use the or button to select the number of print copies.
2. Use the or button to select
[Add].
3. Press the button.
• To remove an image from the print list, press the button again, use the or button to select [Remove] and press the FUNC./SET button.
Printing Images in a Print List
This explanation is based on the use of a Canon SELPHY ES series or SELPHY CP series printer.
1. Connect the camera to the printer.
2. Print the image.
1. Use the or button to select
[Print now].
• You can use the or button to confirm the images added to the print list.
2. Press the button.
• Printing will start.
• If printing is halted and resumed, printing will start from the next image in the queue.
Number of copies to printEmbedding the Date in the Image Data
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Embedding the Date in the Image Data
This section explains how to embed date information on images as they are recorded (Date Stamp).
• The date stamp cannot be deleted from the image data once it has been embedded. Ensure that the camera’s date/time is set correctly beforehand (p. 14).
• The image size is fixed to the 2M (1600 × 1200) setting and the compression to Fine (appropriate for printing L-size or postcard-size prints.)
1. Press the ON/OFF button.
2. Set the mode dial to (Auto).
• You can also make this setting in (except , and ) and (except ) modes.
Mode Dial
Button
Button
ON/OFF Button
ButtonsEmbedding the Date in the Image Data
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Getting Started
3.Select (Date Stamp).
1. Press the button.
2. Use the or button to select
.
3. Use the or button to select .
• The area that will not print displays in gray.
• Press the DISP. button to switch to
[Date & Time] with the or button.
You can use the following methods to imprint the date on images lacking imprinted date stamps.
• Set with the camera’s Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) function.
Set [Date] option to [On] in [Print Settings] in the (Print) menu.
• Connect the camera to a printer and imprint the date.
See the Direct Print User Guide.
• Insert a memory card into the printer and imprint the date.
See your printer user guide.
• Use the supplied software.
See the Software Starter Guide.Shooting Movies
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Getting Started
Shooting Movies
1. Press the ON/OFF button.
2. Select a shooting mode.
1. Set the mode dial to (Movie).
2. Use the control dial to select
(Standard).
3. Aim the camera at the subject.
Do not touch the microphone while recording.
Do not press any buttons other than the shutter button. The sound that buttons make will be recorded in the movie.
( Standard Mode)
Indicators
Control Dial
Mode Dial
ON/OFF Button
Shutter Button
MicrophoneShooting Movies
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Getting Started
4. Press the shutter button halfway to focus.
• When the camera focuses, it beeps twice and the indicator lights green.
• The exposure, focus and white balance are automatically set.
5. Press the shutter button fully to shoot.
• Recording starts.
• During the recording, the elapsed recording time and [ Rec.] will display in the LCD monitor.
6. Press the shutter button fully again to stop recording.
• The indicator will blink green and the data will be recorded onto the memory card.
• Recording will stop automatically when the maximum recording time elapses, or the built-in memory or memory card become full.
Shooting Preparations
Complete: Lights green
Elapsed Time
Recording: Blinks greenViewing Movies
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Viewing Movies
1. Press the button.
2. Use the or button to display a movie and press the button.
• Images with a icon are movies.
• You can also select images by using the control dial.
3. Use the or button to select (Play) and press the
button.
• The movie will start playing.
• If you press the FUNC./SET button during playback, you can pause and restart the movie.
• You can adjust the playback volume with the or button.
Button
Button
Control Dial
ButtonsDownloading Images to a Computer
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Downloading Images to a Computer
We recommend to use the supplied software.
Items to Prepare
• Camera and computer
• Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk supplied with the camera
• Interface cable supplied with the camera
Please install the software on a computer meeting the following minimum requirements.
Windows
Macintosh
System Requirements
OS Windows Vista
Windows XP Service Pack 2
Windows 2000 Service Pack 4
Computer Model The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports.
CPU Windows Vista : Pentium 1.3 GHz or higher
Windows XP / Windows 2000 : Pentium 500 MHz or higher
RAM Windows Vista : 512 MB or more
Windows XP / Windows 2000 : 256 MB or more
Interface USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
• Canon Utilities
- ZoomBrowser EX : 200 MB or more
- PhotoStitch : 40 MB or more
• Canon Camera TWAIN Driver : 25 MB or more
Display 1,024 × 768 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better
OS Mac OS X (v10.3 – v10.4)
Computer Model The above OS should be pre-installed on computers with built-in USB ports.
CPU PowerPC G3/G4/G5 or Intel Processor
RAM 256 MB or more
Interface USB
Free Hard Disk
Space
• Canon Utilities
- ImageBrowser : 300 MB or more
- PhotoStitch : 50 MB or more
Display 1,024 × 768 pixels/ 32,000 Colors or betterDownloading Images to a Computer
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1. Installing the software.
Windows
1. Place the Canon Digital Camera Solution Disk in the computer’s CD-ROM drive.
2. Click [Easy Installation].
Follow the onscreen messages to proceed with the installation.
3. Click [Restart] or [Finish] once the installation is complete.
When the installation is finished,
[Restart] or [Finish] will display. Click the button that appears.
4. Remove the CD-ROM from the drive when your normal desktop screen appears.
Macintosh
Double-click the icon in the CD-
ROM window. When the installer panel appears, click [Install]. Follow the onscreen instructions to proceed.
Preparing to Download Images
With Windows 2000, ensure that you install the software first before connecting the camera to the computer.Downloading Images to a Computer
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2. Connecting the camera to a computer.
1. Connect the supplied interface cable to the computer’s
USB port and to the camera’s A/V OUT and DIGITAL terminal.
Slip your fingernail or the toggle on the wrist strap under the left edge of the terminal cover to open it and insert the interface cable all the way into the connector.
3. Preparing to download images to the computer.
1. Press the button to turn the camera on.
If the Digital Signature Not Found window appears, click [Yes].
The USB driver will automatically finish installing onto the computer when you attach the camera and open a connection.
USB Port
Interface Cable
A/V OUT and DIGITAL Terminal
ButtonDownloading Images to a Computer
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4. Open the CameraWindow.
Windows
Select [Canon CameraWindow] and click [OK].
CameraWindow appears.
Macintosh
The CameraWindow will appear when you establish a connection between the camera and computer. If it fails to appear, click the
[CameraWindow] icon on the Dock (the bar which appears at the bottom of the desktop).
Preparations for downloading images are now finished. Please proceed to the Downloading Images Using the Camera section
(p. 31) (except Windows 2000).
If the window above does not appear, click the [Start] menu and select [All Programs] or [Programs], followed by [Canon
Utilities], [CameraWindow], [CameraWindow] and
[CameraWindow].
Refer to the Software Starter Guide for details on downloading images using the computer.
With Windows 2000, you can download images using the computer.Downloading Images to a Computer
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Getting Started
Use this method to download images using camera operations (except
Windows 2000).
1. Confirm that the Direct Transfer menu is displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor.
• The button will light blue.
• Press the MENU button if the Direct
Transfer menu fails to appear.
2. Press the button.
• Images not previously downloaded will download to the computer.
Downloading Images Using the Camera
(Direct Transfer)
Install the software before downloading images via the direct transfer method for the first time (p. 28).
Button
Button
Button
Buttons
Direct Transfer MenuDownloading Images to a Computer
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Getting Started
You can also use the following options in the Direct Transfer menu to set the method for downloading images.
All Images/New Images/DPOF Trans. Images
1. Use the or button to select , or and press the button.
• The images will download. The button will blink blue while downloading is in progress.
• The display will return to the Direct
Transfer menu when the download is complete.
• Pressing the FUNC./SET button will cancel a download in progress.
Select & Transfer/Wallpaper
1. Use the or button to select or and press the
button (or button).
All Images Transfers and saves all images to the computer.
New Images
Transfers and saves to the computer only the images that have not been previously transferred.
DPOF Trans.
Images
Transfers and saves to the computer only the images with DPOF Transfer Order settings.
Select & Transfer
Transfers and saves single images to the computer as you view and select them.
Wallpaper
Transfers and saves single images to the computer as you view and select them. The transferred images display as the background on the computer desktop.Downloading Images to a Computer
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Getting Started
2. Use the or button to select images to download and press the button.
• The images will download. The button will blink blue while downloading is in progress.
3. Press the button after downloading finishes.

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