Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product 90 FujiFilm
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O WNER’S MANU AL.
2 FEATURES ............................................................................... 2 PART NAMES ........................................................................... 3 QUICK START GUIDE ...................................................
3 2 ( → p .51) 1 AF (A utof ocus) Windo w 2 Remote Controller Sensor 3 Shutter Release Button 4 Batter y Compar tment Cov er 5 Strap Lug 6 Batter y cov er release knob 7 Self-Timer/Remote Controller Lamp 8 Flash 9 Vie wfinder Window 0 AE Light Sensor A Super EBC Fujinon Lens/ Lens Cov er 1 3 ( → p .
4 B AF Lamp (green) C Vie wfinder Eye-piece D Film Leader Mark E Film T ak e-up Spool F Mid-Roll Re wind Button G Film Confir mation Window H Camera Bac k I Film Pressure Plate J T ripod Sock et F ( → p .37) E ( → p .25) D ( → p .25) H ( → p .
5 K AF Lamp (green) L Vie wfinder Eye-piece M Camera Back Loc k N Liquid Cr ystal Displa y O Batter y Status P P ow er Button Q Zoom Button R Film Confir mation Window S MENU/SET Button T F our-direction Button U Exposure Counter N ( → p .9) M ( → p .
6 1 2 Q UICK ST ART GUIDE An easy introduction to automatic photogr aph y with your FUJIFILM camera. Press the pow er button to turn the power on. ☞ , and are displayed on the LCD and the camera is set for automatic mode photography. Adjust the zoom.
7 3 4 Compose the picture. Press the shutter b utton down completely . Excellent pictures can be taken with just the oper ations descr ibed from page 27 on.
8 1 2 3 4 Ho w to use the MENU/SET button and f our-direction button 1 Selecting the menu and mode 2 Selecting the menu ☞ Make the menu you want to change blink/light. 3 Selecting the mode ☞ The current mode blinks. 4 Setting the mode ☞ The set mode is displayed.
9 ■ FLASH ( → p .39) 1 Multi progr am flash mode 2 Red-ey e reduction flash mode 3 Back light compensation flash mode 4 Flash-off mode 5 Night por trait (slo w sync) mode D Menus and modes 3 2 1 A 5 4 78 9 0 B C EF G H ■ SELF-TIMER ( → p .
10 ■ FOCUS ( → p .53) A AF (A uto f ocus) mode B Landscape mode C Macro mode ■ D A TE ( → p .21) D Y ear-Month-Da y E Month-Da y-Y ear F Da y-Month-Y ear G Da y-Hour-Minute H Nothing printed ∗ Examples shown are for 18:15 on the 26th November 2001.
11 A : F raming area Compose the image within this area. B : AF (auto-f ocus) spot P osition this spot ov er the main subject in your picture . C : Close-up F rame When taking close-ups, use these marks as a guide when composing the picture. ( → p .
12 When the shutter b utton is pressed down halfw ay , the AF lamp (green) lights or b links. AF Lamp.
13 Meaning Photograph y is possible. (F ocus and e xposure settings complete.) Out of f ocal range. Ensure that the subject is at least 0.65 m (0.65 m /2.1 ft. - ∞ ) from the camera. ∗ The shutter loc k oper ates in the mode. Ensure that the subject is 0.
14 1. PRELIMINAR Y STEPS A TT A CHING THE STRAP Slip the thin cord on the carr ying strap through the str ap lug on the side of the camera lea ving a loop . Slide the thic k par t of the strap through this loop and pull tight. T ak e up any slac k to mak e sure the strap is securely attached to the camera.
CHINESE 15 LO ADING THE B A TTER Y Y our camera uses one 3V lithium batter y , type CR2/DL CR2. T o load the batter y . 1 Mov e the batter y co ver release knob .
16 TURNING ON Y OUR CAMERA Bef ore you can use y our camera, you m ust tur n the power on. First press the pow er supply b utton which tur ns on the po wer . Pressing this button a second time will turn the pow er off . ☞ When you turn your camera on, the lens cover will open and the initial display will appear in the LCD.
CHINESE 17 CHECKING Y OUR B A TTER Y T o deter mine the condition of the batter y in y our camera, tur n the po wer on and chec k the batter y capacity indicator on the LCD panel. 1 Lit : Batter y capacity is OK. 2 Lit : Batter y capacity is low . Replace with a ne w batter y .
18 2 Press any of the b uttons to the mak e the D A TE menu b link. ☞ The year “ ” blinks and the date setting mode is entered. 1 SETTING THE D A TE (YEAR-MONTH-D A Y/HOUR-MINUTE) Setting the date 1 T ur n the camer a on and press the MENU/SET button.
CHINESE 19 5 When the date has been set, press the MENU/SET b utton. ☞ The LCD changes to green and the date which has been set is displayed. ☞ To set the time (hour or minute) by the radio, press in the MENU/SET button when the time signal indicates zero.
20 Changing the date 1 T ur n the camer a on and press the MENU/SET button. ☞ The LCD lights orange and the menu selection mode is entered. 1 2 3 4 2 Press any of the b uttons to make the D A TE menu b link. ☞ The date section blinks. 3 Hold the MENU/SET b utton down f or 2 seconds or longer .
CHINESE 21 SELECTING THE D A TE MODE The date and time (y ear-month-da y/ hour-minute) will be imprinted at the lower right of the photogr aph. ∗ The date display printed on the front of the picture may not be clearly visible against a dark background.
22 1 T ur n the camer a on and press the MENU/SET button. ☞ The LCD lights orange and the menu selection mode is entered. 1 2 3 4 2 Press any of the b uttons to make the D A TE menu b link. ☞ The date mode selection mode is entered. 3 Press the b uttons and select the D A TE mode.
23 2. USING Y OUR CAMERA LO ADING THE CAMERA Y our camera uses standard 35mm film a v ailable an ywhere. Almost all 35mm films will ha v e a DX coding symbol on the film bo x and on the cassette itself .
24 2 2 1 1 Chec k the film check windo w to make sure no film is loaded into the camera. ∗ Never open the camera back while film is in your camera. Do not load a film immediately bef ore inser ting the batter y . ∗ When the battery is replaced immediately after loading a new film, the camera may not recog- nize that a film has been loaded.
25 Inser t the roll of film. Be careful not to touch the lens section. 3 4 A : FILM TIP mark While holding the film cassette in place , gently pull the end of the film leader out as f ar as the FILM TIP mark in the camera. ∗ Hold the film cassette down so that it does not pop out of the film compartment.
26 5 Close the camera bac k. ☞ The film advances automatically. ∗ The type, number of exposures, and speed of the film that has been loaded may be checked with the film check window. 6 Chec k that the e xposure counter (“ ”) appears in the LCD .
27 A B C USING Y OUR CAMERA When the camera is turned on, the camera is set f or automatic mode photograph y . Ho w to take pictures with the automatic mode is e xplained here.
28 T ur n the camera on and hold it firmly using both hands as shown in the illustr ation. ☞ When taking vertical pictures, hold the camera with the flash unit at the top. Bef ore taking impor tant, once-in-a-lifetime pictures such as w eddings or special ev ents, take a f ew test shots to mak e sure y our camera is functioning correctly .
29 T o use the z oom lens, press the mark until you see the composition y ou want in the finder . Pressing the mar k will set the lens at the shor ter f ocal lengths to obtain wide-angle cov erage. ∗ The focusing range for sharp pictures in the mode is from 0.
30 Press down the shutter release halfw a y . ☞ Focusing is complete when the AF lamp (green) lights up. ∗ If you are closer than 65 cm (26 in.) to the subject, the AF lamp will start blinking to warn you that the subject cannot be focused. Note that if you are closer than 30 cm (12 in.
31 Close-up photogr aphy A : Vie wfinder B : Print finishing C : P arallax correction mark When photogr aphing a subject that is closer than about 1.0 m (3.3 ft.) from the camera, the area within the frame sho wn in the diagr am on the left will be in the picture .
32 There are a f e w conditions when the camera’ s autofocus system ma y not function accurately . At these times, y ou should use the “A uto-F ocus Lock” settings ( → p .
33 USING THE A UT O-FOCUS LOCK In the composition shown at left, the AF fr ame is off the subject (in this case, the people). In this case the lens will not focus on the subject.
34 With the AF frame positioned o v er the subject, press down the shutter release but- ton halfw ay to set the auto-f ocus lock. ☞ Check that the AF lamp (green) lights up.
35 UNLO ADING THE FILM OR REMO VING FILM IN MID-ROLL T o Unload the Film When the last fr ame in the film has been exposed, the film automatically re winds into the film cassette which can then be remov ed f or processing. ☞ When rewinding is complete, the exposure counter will read “ ”.
36 1 Slide the camera bac k loc k in the direction indicated by the arrow . 2 Open the camera bac k in the direction indicated by the arro w . ∗ Do not apply unnecessary force to the camera back.
37 Chec k that the motor has stopped and that “ ” is display ed bef ore removing the film. Film cannot be reused once it has been rew ound. Do not press the button e xcept when removing the film f or de veloping. Remo ving film in mid-roll Press the b utton with the point of a pen or something similar .
38 ◆ Do not open the camera bac k while there is a film in mid-roll in the camera. ☞ If the camera back is opened while there is a film in mid-roll in the camera, the film may be exposed to the light. ☞ The exposure counter is reset to “ ”. If the camera bac k is opened b y mistake: 1 Close the camera bac k without removing the film.
39 3. AD V ANCED TECHNIQUES SELECTING THE FLASH MODE The f ollowing flash modes can be selected. ■ FLASH modes ( ) Multi prog ram flash mode ( ) Red-e ye reduction flash mode ( ) Bac k light compensation flash mode ( ) Flash-off mode ( ) Night por trait (slow sync) mode ∗ Unless the mode is set, the mode is set when the power is turned off.
40 1 T ur n the camer a on and press the MENU/SET button. ☞ The LCD lights orange, the flash menu blinks/lights and the flash mode selection mode is entered. 1 2 3 2 Press the b uttons and select the FLASH mode. ☞ The selected mode blinks. 3 Press the MENU/SET b utton to complete the setting.
41 The operating r ange of the film (flash distance) will var y depending upon the film’ s sensitivity (ISO speed). When using flash, keep y our subject within the range of the eff ective flash illumination as indicated in the char t below . Effective flash range Film speed Wide angle T elephoto (28 mm) (100 mm) ISO 100 0.
42 ( ) Multi program flash mode Used f or general photograph y . The quantity of light emitted b y the flash is adjusted automatically according to the brightness of the subject, the distance, and the zoom magnification. ∗ For bright remote scenes, the flash does not fire.
43 Dealing with red-eye When you photog raph a person in dim light using flash, the pupil of the e ye will sometimes appear red. Under low light, the pupils of the ey e dilate f or better vision. Red-e ye is caused b y light from the flash entering the dilated pupils and being ref lected bac k to the lens.
44 ( ) Flash-off mode Used when taking pictures under nor mal room lighting or taking pictures of subject bey ond flash range such as in a theatre or a stadium. The flash stops firing. ∗ When taking pictures under low light, use a tripod whenever possible to avoid unsharp pictures resulting from camera shake.
45 () Night por trait (slow sync) mode Used when taking por traits to record the backg round in a night scene. Y our camera will be placed in the slow shutter speed/red-e ye reduction mode (The flash fires briefly 10 times (pre-flash), then fires the 11th time f or taking a picture.
46 SELECTING THE SELF-TIMER MODE The f ollowing self-timer/remote control modes can be selected. ■ SELF-TIMER modes ( ) Self-timer/Remote control off mode (normal mode) ( ) Self-timer mode (1 shot) ( ) Self-timer mode (2 continuous shots) ( ) Self-timer mode (3 continuous shots) ( ) Remote control mode ( → p .
47 1 T ur n the camera on and press the MENU/SET b utton. ☞ The LCD lights orange and the menu selection mode is entered. 2 3 4 1 1 2 Press the buttons to mak e the SELF-TIMER menu blink/light. ☞ The self-timer mode selection mode is entered. 3 Press the b uttons to select “ ” and the number of contin uous shots.
48 2 Compose the picture and press the shutter release button. ☞ The camera focuses on the subject that the AF frame is positioned over, and then the self-timer starts. ∗ You can select the Auto-Focus lock mode also. ( → p.33) When pressing the shutter release b utton, do not stand in front of the camera.
49 SELECTING THE REMO TE CONTR OLLER MODE A remote controller of the proper type is required. Remo ve the remote controller from its holder b y sliding it in the direction of the arrow .
50 1 T ur n the camer a on and press the MENU/SET button. ☞ The LCD lights orange and the menu selection mode is entered. 2 3 4 1 1 2 Press the buttons to mak e the SELF-TIMER menu b link/light. ☞ The self-timer/remote controller mode selection mode is entered.
51 Aim the AF F rame at y our subject and compose your picture . 3 4 1 P oint the remote controller tow ard the camera’ s remote controller sensor , and then press the remote controller’ s shutter release button. 2 After the self-timer/remote controller lamp blinks f or about 2 seconds, the shutter is released.
52 3.5 m (11.5 ft.) 3.5 m (11.5 ft.) 20 ° 20 ° 5 m (16.4 ft.) The cov erage of the remote controller is up to about 5 m (16.4 ft.) when used di- rectly in front of the camera, and up to about 3.5 m (11.5 ft.) when used at a v er tical or horizontal angle of 20 ° .
53 ★ 1 SELECTING THE FOCUS MODE The f ollowing f ocus modes can be selected. ∗ The mode is set when the power is turned off. ∗ The mode and mode are automatically cancelled per shot. When you want to use these mode continuously, hold the MENU/SET button down for 2 seconds or longer after selecting the mode.
54 1 T ur n the camer a on and press the MENU/SET button. ☞ The LCD lights orange and the menu selection mode is entered. 1 2 3 4 2 Press any of the b uttons to make the FOCUS menu b link. ☞ The focus mode selection mode is entered. 3 Press the b uttons and select the FOCUS mode.
55 ( ) Landscape mode Used when taking landscape pictures or photographing remote (night) scenes through window glass. The lens is f ocused for the distant subjects . The flash does not fire in this mode. ∗ This mode is automatically cancelled per shot.
56 ( ) Macro mode The macro mode is used when y ou want to tak e large pictures of small subjects such as flowers and insects . A : P arallax correction marks The f ocal distance is fixed at 100 mm. Compose the picture so that the subject that y ou want to photogr aph is within the frame .
57 MUL TI PROGRAM FLASH A word on multi prog ram flash A ne w function which allows the camera to automatically adjust the quantity of light emitted b y the flash by analyzing the brightness of the subject, the distance, and the f ocal length of the lens.
58 ◆ P or trait photography under very bright light When a person is photographed in bright da ylight, his (her) f ace is lik ely to be spot- ted with the shadows of hair and nose . Ev en in such a case, the multi prog ram flash automatically fires to reduce the shadows .
59 TROUBLE SHOO TING During operation 1 Replace the batter y with a new one . 2 Press the PO WER button. 3 The flash is charging. W ait until “ ” stops b linking and is displa yed. (The flash takes appro ximately 6 seconds to charge.) 4 Remov e the film, and load an unexposed roll.
60 Picture is not shar p . Picture is too dark. Printed date/time is incor- rect. The date is not printed on the front. 1 When shooting a picture , hold your camera cor- rectly so that y our finger is not on the AF windows. 2 Compose the picture in the AF frame and shoot, or shoot using AF Loc k.
61 COMMON SENSE CAMERA CARE 5 It is recommended that unde veloped film and camer as con- taining film be carried as hand luggage when flying. If included in check ed-in baggage, X-r a y inspections may cause o v er- printing or other effects .
62 SPECIFICA TIONS • Film 135 (35 mm) DX roll film • Picture Size 24 mm × 36 mm • Lens Super EBC Fujinon zoom lens , 6 components, 6 elements , f=28 – 100 mm 1:5.8 – 1:10.5 • Viewfinder Real image zoom finder , 0.32 – 1.00 × magnification, with AF frame , parallax correction mark, AF lamp • Focusing P assiv e auto f ocus, 0.
63 • Liquid Crystal Display Exposure counter , flash mode, self-timer/remote control mode, f ocus mode, date mode , batter y capacity sign, flash charging sign. • P ower Supply One CR2/DL CR2 lithium batter y • Others T ripod sock et, Remote controller (compatible) • Dimensions & W eight 107.
64 IMPOR T ANT SAFETY NO TICE This pr oduct has been developed to be as safe as possib le when used for its designed purposes. Under normal circumstances, this product will pr ovide long, safe service when handled correctly . It is impor tant, however , that this product is handled pr operly and used onl y for photographic purposes.
65 W ARNING Do not use this camera in locations with a high concentration of inflammab le gas or near open gasoline , Benzine, paint thinner or other v olatile substances which can giv e off dangerous v apors. F ailure to observe this precaution could result in e xplosion or fire.
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