Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product 270ixZ MRC FujiFilm
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CERTIFIED PHOTOFINISHING SERVICE ● Have your film processed by a Photo Finisher which displays the above sign. ● Different Photo Finishers may provide different services.
2 FEA TURES • 23 – 50 mm A utof ocus Zoom • Mid-Roll Change • Super EBC Fujinon Lens • Multi-Progr ammed Retractab le Flash • Error-F ree Drop-in Loading • 3 Selectab le Pr ints F or mat.
3 P AR T NAMES q t y u i o w e r !0 !1 !2 !3 !4 !5 !6 !7 !8 !9 @0 @1 q Shutter Release Button w Strap Lug e AE Light Sensor r Slide Cov er t AF (A utof ocus) Window y Flash u Self-Timer Lamp i Vie wfinder Window o Super EBC Fujinon Lens !0 AF Lamp !1 Vie wfinder Eye-piece (See the illustrations while y ou read this manual.
4 SHIFT DATE @2 @3 @4 @5 @6 @7 @8 @9 #0 #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 Multi-Operation Button A multi-function b utton that enab les the selection and setting of all modes. It is usually used as the zoom b utton, b ut the functions for the v arious modes can be selected when it is used in combination with the SHIFT/D A TE b utton.
5 1. PRELIMINAR Y STEPS P ass the smaller loop end of the strap through the camera’ s strap lug. Ne xt, pass the longer loop end of the strap through the smaller loop , and pull the longer loop end. ✻ When using a commercial strap , chec k the strength and other proper ties of the strap .
6 ★ CR123A/DL123A 3V (one) ✻ One lithium batter y has enough po wer f or taking appro ximately 300 shots (Based on our test conditions). ✻ If many rolls of film are used, when tr av elling, f or e xample, it is desir able to tak e spare batteries (par ticular in areas where it may be difficult to obtain batteries).
7 Chec k the batter y capacity sign on the LCD . q on: Batter y capacity is OK. w o n: Batter y capacity is insufficient; provide a ne w batter y . e b link: Shutter release will not tr ip because the batter y has no charge; change the batter y . ✻ Chec k the batter y capacity sign bef ore using the camera.
8 The lens assemb ly will slide out and be set in a position to enab le e xposure. Close the slide co ver to s witch off the pow er . ✻ If the camera is left to stand f or appro ximately 5 minutes with the slide co v er open, the lens assemb ly will automatically be retracted and the pow er will be s witched off .
9 Press the multi-operation b utton’ s UP or DO WN b utton to correct the numeral b linking on the LCD . Adjustab le items are as f ollows . Y ear : ’98 – ’28 (1998 – 2028) Month : 1 – 12 .
With the Adv anced Photo System The date (y ear :month:day/hour:minute) can be printed on the front and back of the print. F rontpr inting, which can be seen when inser ted in an alb um, and backprinting, which is con venient f or cataloging. Either can be used depending on the pur pose.
11 The date mode will alter nate as shown in the diagr am whene ver the D A TE button is pressed. ✻ The date mode will be displa y ed in the [y ear , month, da y] sequence when the date is realigned e v en when a date mode other than [year , month, da y] has been selected.
12 Mak e sure that the film car tr idge mark “ H ” is not displa y ed in area A of the LCD . ✻ If “ H ” and “ B ” are lit on the LCD , your camera contains a film car tr idge already e xposed. Remov e the film car tr idge , f ollowing the instructions on Fig.
13 Drop the car tr idge q into place and then close the car tr idge cov er w . ✻ Inser t the batter y bef ore inser ting the film car tr idge. When the film car tr idge compar tment cov er is closed, the film is automatically adv anced and “ H ” is displa y ed on the LCD .
14 When the first frame of the film is set, the usab le number of frames (the n umber of frames specified on the film car tridge) is display ed in the e xposure counter . ✻ The number indicated in the e xposure counter decreases b y one each time a picture is taken.
15 The vie w through the finder will change to the style of photographs sho wn when the f or mat selector is operated. The angle of the e xposure will not change . A : P Print (1 : 3) B : H Print (9 : 16) C : C Print (2 : 3) ✻ Figures in ( ) represent the aspect ratio .
16 ● With the c lose-up picture The area visib le in the par t shown will be printed when an e xposure closer than appro ximately 1.5 m is tak en. ✻ When taking close ups, the area seen through the vie wfinder and the area actually photographed will be diff erent.
17 Ev en when any one of the P/H/C pr int f or mat has been selected, the size of the photog raph on the film remains the same (16.7 x 30.2 mm). Pr int f or mat selection will record the print format f or each frame and the e xposure will be printed within the ranges shown in the abo v e illustrations .
18 Ensure that fingers or the camera str ap are not obscuring the lens of flash assembly . Press the multi-oper ation button’ s s mark until the required le v el of zoom has been acquired when the subject is to be magnified. Press the t mark to obtain the wide-angle zoom.
19 Aim at the subject so that it fills the whole AF frame . ( A : AF (A utof ocus) fr ame) When the shutter release b utton is pressed halfwa y and the AF lamp (green) tur ns on, f ocusing is complete. ✻ While the shutter release b utton is pressed halfwa y , the film speed and type of film is indicated in the LCD .
20 Fig. 29 When the shutter trips, the flash fires and the film adv ances to the ne xt frame . ✻ F or bright remote scenes, the flash does not fire. ✻ The AF lamp will go off once and reappear immediately after the shutter is released.
● In the f ollowing cases , the camera ma y not be ab le to f ocus on the subject. Such subjects must be shot using the “AF-loc k” or “Landscape Mode”. (Ref er to Fig.30 – 33 and 50.) q A bright light source such as the sun is near the subject or there is reflected light (from the windscreen of a v ehicle, wa v es, etc.
22 Mov e the camer a slightly so that the subject is inside the AF frame . Press the shutter release button halfw a y down and confir m that the AF lamp lights without moving the camera. (F ocus is loc ked on y our subject in this condition.) Fig. 31 Fig.
23 While holding the shutter release b utton halfw a y down to k eep the A uto-F ocus loc k on, mo v e the camera bac k to the or iginal position to recompose y our picture, then press the shutter release b utton all the wa y down. ✻ The A uto-F ocus lock oper ation can be repeated any n umber of times bef ore the shutter tr ips .
24 When the e xposure counter shows “ B ” and the motor stops, mo v e the film car tr idge compar tment cov er release knob as indicated in q , in the direction indicated in w , and open the film car tridge compar tment cov er .
25 Press the mid-roll change b utton to rewind the film when the car tr idge is to be ejected in the middle of the roll. Do not remov e the car tr idge until “ B ” is displa y ed in the e xposure counter and the rewind motor has ceased to operate .
26 Press in the mid-roll change b utton. The film counter will displa y as it subtracts from the n umber of e xposed frames . When rewinding is completed, “ B ” will be displa y ed by the film counter .
27 Remov e the car tridge and sign sure the sign j appears white. ( A : Film car tr idge with une xposed frames) When a ne w car tr idge is loaded i , the film will be adv anced to the first frame and the number of a vailab le e xposures will be displa y ed.
28 When a car tr idge that was remo v ed in mid-roll j is reloaded, the film will automatically be adv anced to the first une xposed frame . After that, operation is as bef ore. ✻ Ev en if you f orget how many fr ames were e xposed on a car tr idge that was remo v ed in mid-roll, just reload the car tr idge.
29 ✻ If a car tridge is remov ed in mid-roll j and sent to the processor , all frames on the entire roll will be de v eloped. Expose all frames on the roll bef ore sending the car tr idge to the processor f or de v elopment.
Hold down the SHIFT b utton q and press the c mark on the multi-operation b utton w to illuminate only the c guide lamp . Contin ue pressing the c mark to enable sequential selection of the e xposure mode. The mode displa y ed in the LCD will be selected when the SHIFT b utton is released, and the guide lamp will be e xtinguished.
31 b : Red-ey e reduction flash mode Reduces red-e ye The flash lamp will fire br iefly 5 times (pre-flash), then fire the 6 time f or taking y our picture. ✻ The AF lamp sign in the vie wfinder ey epiece sta ys on from pre-flash to e xposure. Do not mo v e the camera while the AF lamp is on.
32 c : Fill-in flash mode T ak es flash e xposures e ven in bright locations. d : Flash off mode The flash lamp will not flash. ✻ When taking pictures in a dark place, we recommend the use of a tripod to pre v ent the camera from shaking. Fig. 48 Fig.
33 Fig. 50 Fig. 51 e : Landscape mode Set the f ocus in the distance. The flash will not operate . ✻ This f eature will be canceled after e v er y e xposure. ✻ When taking pictures in a dark place, we recommend the use of a tripod to pre v ent the camera from shaking.
34 ✻ This f eature will be canceled after e v er y e xposure. ✻ As a slow shutter speed is used with the night por trait mode, ensure that a tripod is used to pre v ent camera-shak e. It is also impor tant that the subject remains motionless during the exposure .
35 With the Adv anced Photo System Messages or titles can be printed on the back of prints when taking pictures. ✻ User title selection can be changed when reprinting. (Some photo finisher’ s ma y not suppor t this f eature.) Press the SHIFT b utton to illuminate the 4 guide lamps ( c / / / r ).
36 Language selection: Hold down the SHIFT b utton q and press the mark on the multi-operation b utton w f or 2 or more consecutiv e seconds to illuminate the guide lamp and set the UP and DO WN guide lamps b linking. The language number will b link on the LCD .
37 Continue to press the SHIFT b utton q and select the number with the UP and DO WN w b uttons. The number displa y ed in the LCD will be selected when the SHIFT b utton is released. (Re f er to page 54 for details on the n umber s .) ✻ Language and titles cannot be amended simultaneously .
38 The title of the last e xposed frame can be changed any n umber of times bef ore the ne xt fr ame is e xposed. This is con venient when one has f orgotten to set the title bef ore e xposure, or when changing the title. ✻ Ov erwr iting is not possib le if the car tr idge is remov ed midw a y or the batter ies are remov ed after e xposure.
39 The e xposure film is rew ound once (the e xposure counter also counts bac k 1 frame) then retur ned to the last position. The e xposure counter also retur ns to its original value , and the title is changed. With the Adv anced Photo System The desired print quantity for each fr ame can be set when taking pictures.
40 Press the SHIFT b utton to illuminate the 4 guide lamps ( c / / / r ). ✻ 3 guide lamps ( c / / r ) will be illuminated during pr int quantity specification. ✻ When y ou want to select both user title selection and print quantity , set either of the functions after taking the photogr aph.
41 Continue to press the SHIFT b utton q and select the quantity with the UP and DO WN w b uttons. The quantity displa yed in the LCD will be selected when the SHIFT b utton is released. ✻ If y ou want to cancel the specified print quantity , reset the pow er s witch.
42 This is con venient when one has f orgotten to set the print quantity before e xposure, or when one does not want a print because of an e xposure f ailure. ✻ Ov erwr iting is not possib le if the car tr idge is remov ed midw a y or the batter ies are remov ed after e xposure.
43 The film is first re wound (the counter is reset to frame 1), then adv anced to its original position (the counter is also adv anced), and the print quantity is changed. Press the SHIFT b utton to illuminate the 4 guide lamps ( c / / / r ). USING THE SELF-TIMER Fig.
44 Fig. 69 SHIFT DATE q w Fig. 70 Hold down the SHIFT b utton q and press the r mark on the multi-operation b utton w to illuminate only the r guide lamp . Continue to press the r mark to select the number of required self-timer e xposures (maximum of 3.
45 ✻ T o cancel an activ ated self-timer e xposure, press the r mar k on the multi-operation b utton and e xtinguish the guide lamp . ✻ The self-timer mode will be automatically canceled after the e xposure has been tak en and when the pow er is s witched off .
46 ● Close-up photograph y in a room or night scene When close-up pictures are tak en in a dim place with an ordinar y flash, it fires in 100%. As a result, the subject is b lurred in white. The multi prog ram flash reduces the light quantity down to 12.
47 ● Photograph y against the sun When photogr aphing a person who is backlit or standing b y a window , the subject appears as a shadow . As a result, the f eatures will be too dar k to distinguish. In this case also , the multi-progr am flash automatically provides the correct amount of light so that y ou can take beautiful pictures .
48 c Since this camera is computer-controlled, it almost ne ver oper ates erroneously . If erroneous operation should occur , remov e and then reload the batter y .
49 Err or P ossib le Causes Remedies P age The LCD shows “ B ” and “ H ” b linking though a film car tr idge has been loaded and the film car tr idge compar tment cov er has been closed. A car tr idge has been inser ted, but the counter is not displa y ed on the LCD .
50 Err or P ossib le Causes Remedies P age Picture is not shar p . Picture is dark. 17 21 47 17 33 20 1 8 q W as y our finger on the AF windows when shooting? w Did y ou aim the subject properly? e Is the lens dir ty? r Is the camera shaking? t Y ou selected e mode when shooting at a close distance.
51 Err or P ossib le Causes Remedies P age Printed date/time is incorrect. The date is not pr inted on the front. 8 10 ● Y ou didn’t set correct date and time after replacing batter y . q W asn’t “ - - - - - - ” selected bef ore taking pictures ? w Some print ser vice shops do not suppor t frontpr inting.
52 SPECIFICA TIONS ● Film IX240 Car tr idge film ● Picture Size 16.7 mm x 30.2 mm ● Print Format P/H/C s witchab le ● Lens Super EBC Fujinon zoom lens , 5 components, 5 elements, f=23 – 50 mm 1:5.0 – 1:8.8 ● Viewfinder Super EBC zoom finder , 0.
53 ● Self-Timer Electronically controlled, up to 3 consecutiv e e xposures appro ximately 10 second dela y , can be stopped mid-run, self-timer on lamp ● Liquid Crystal Display Exposure counter , .
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