Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product FinePix30i FujiFilm
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BL00088-200 ( 1 ) This manual will show y ou how to use your FUJIFILM DIGIT AL CAMERA FinePix30i correctly . Please f ollow the instructions carefully .
3 2 W arning This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
5 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 g ERASING SINGLE • ALL FRAMES/FORMATTING ... 60 g ERASING MUSIC ................................................ 62 f HOW TO SPECIFY PRINT OPTIONS (DPOF) ... 64 f DPOF DATE SETTING ....................................... 65 f DPOF SET FRAME .
7 6 Camera Features and Accessories Preface ■ Test Shots Prior to Photography For particularly important photographs (such as weddings and overseas trips), always take a test photograph and view the image to make sure that the camera is functioning normally.
9 8 Viewfinder (P .24) Smar tMedia slot (P .15) BA CK button MENU / OK button Batter y cov er (P .14,15,16) Batter y compar tment (P .14) T ripod mount LCD monitor Viewfinder lamp (P .25) DISP button (P .23,27,30) Strap mount (P .11) Mode s witch A udio/Movie mode (P .
11 1 10 Nomenclature Example of LCD Monitor T ext Displa y: Still image Pla yback frame n umber Photograph y mode Flash Date Date Zoom bar Batter y low w arning Pla yback mode DPOF V oice captioning E.
13 1 12 1 CHARGING AND LOADING THE BA TTERIES Load the rechargeable batteries into the battery charger as indicated on the label. ● ! If the terminals of Ni-MH (nickel-metal hydride) batteries are soiled, it may not be possible to charge them. To avoid possible problems, clean the battery terminals and charger terminals with a clean, dry cloth.
Gold marking Gold marking 15 1 14 LOADING THE BA TTERIES Compatible batteries ● ! Do not apply excessive force to the battery cover. ● ! Take care not to drop the batteries when you open or close the battery cover. ● ! See P.94-96 for notes on the batteries.
17 1 16 REMOVING THE SmartMedia ™ Grip the SmartMedia and pull it out, taking care that the batteries do not fall out of the camera. 1 Check that the indicator in the viewfinder lamp is green ( ➡ P.25). 2 Then switch the camera off. 3 Always ensure that the battery cover is facing upwards when you open it.
19 1 18 Blank Lit red Blinking red 2 1 Do This h To take pictures h To switch between taking pictures and playing back images h To play back images or sound (without taking pictures) h To use the camera for audio recording ( ➡ P.51) h To use the camera as a music player ( ➡ P.
21 1 20 SETTING THE DA TE AND TIME 1 Press the “ MENU/OK ” button to display the menu screen. 2 Use “ d ” or “ c ” to select “ d OPTION ” , and then use “ a ( [ ) ” or “ b ( ] ) ” to select “ SET – UP ” . 3 Press the “ MENU/OK ” button.
23 2 22 DC IN 3V socket ● ! See P.96 for notes on using the AC power adapter. ● ! Only connect or disconnect the AC power adapter when the camera is switched off.
25 2 24 Be careful to ensure that the lens, flash and flash control sensor are not obscured by your hands or the camera strap. ● ! If the lens, flash or flash control sensor is obscured by your fingers or the camera strap, you may not be able to obtain the correct brightness (exposure) for your shot.
LCD monitor ON Framing Guideline displayed LCD monitor OFF 27 2 MG-4S (4MB ) MG-8S (8MB ) MG-16S/SW (16MB ) MG-32S/SW (32MB ) 49 1 96 1 2 3 0 10 19 39 12 25 61 20 39 75 25 49 122 41 79 152 50 99 247 MG-64S/SW (64MB ) 82 159 306 101 198 497 File Size Quality Mode Image Data Size 8 1600 × 1200 9 1280 × 960 0 640 × 480 FINE Approx.
29 2 28 i MACRO ( CLOSE-UP ) PHOTOGRAPHY STILL IMAGE MODE Selecting Macro mode allows you to take close- up shots. If the flash is set to “ AUTO ” or “ : Red- eye Reduction mode ” , it is automatically set to “ u Suppressed Flash mode ” . ● Effective Photography Range: Approx.
Normal playbac k No text display ed Multi-frame playbac k 31 2 30 If you have specified DPOF settings ( ➡ P.64), the “ f ” icon is displayed. The LCD monitor display changes each time you press the “ DISP ” button. ● ! See P.78 and 80 for more information on adjusting the brightness of the LCD monitor.
33 2 32 MUL TI-FRAME PLA YBACK PLAYBACK MODE ● ! You cannot use multi-frame playback while a menu is displayed. ● ! Playback zoom cannot be used with multi-frame playback. Pressing the “ DISP ” button during playback switches the LCD monitor to the next display mode.
35 3 34 ERASING SINGLE FRAME PLAYBACK MODE 4 Press “ d ” or “ c ” to display the image to be erased. Press the “ MENU/OK ” button to erase the displayed image. When erasing is complete, the next image appears and the “ ¨ ” message is displayed.
37 3 36 1 Set the Mode switch to “ q ” . 2 Press the “ MENU/OK ” button to display the menu on the LCD monitor. This is the easiest mode for taking pictures and can be used in a wide range of conditions. This mode allows you to set the “ EV ” and “ White balance ” settings.
39 3 38 y FLASH PHOTOGRAPHY MENU This mode can be selected in the “ 1 • 2 ” still image modes. Use the flash mode that best suits your shot. h 5 modes: “ AUTO, : , y , u and ; ” h Effective flash range (in “ 1 AUTO ” mode): Approx. 0.6 m to 3 m (2.
41 3 40 This is a flash mode that uses a slow shutter speed. This allows you to take pictures of people at night that clearly show both your subjects and the night time backdrop. ; Slow Synchro ● ! The image may be overexposed when you shoot bright scenes.
43 3 42 3 The self-timer lamp lights steadily for approximately 5 seconds, blinks for another 5 seconds and then takes the shot. The LCD monitor counts down the time until the shot is taken. Self-timer mode is automatically cancelled after each shot. ● ! To stop the self-timer once it has started running, press the “ BACK ” button.
45 3 44 ● ! You cannot select voice captioning when a sound sync. mode is set to “ ON ” . ● ! The sound recording time may be shorter than 30 seconds depending on the available space on the SmartMedia. ● ! Even if the LCD monitor is switched off, it automatically switches on when you take a picture using the Voice captioning function.
47 3 46 This mode can be selected in the “ 2 ” still image mode. Use the Brightness setting to obtain the optimum image brightness (exposure) when the subject is much brighter or darker than the background. h Correction range: 11 steps ( – 1.5 EV to +1.
49 3 48 e MOVIE AUDIO/MOVIE MODE ● ! Select Macro mode for close-up shots ( ➡ P.28). ● ! The shooting time per shot may be shorter than 20 seconds depending on the available space on the SmartMedia. ● ! You cannot switch the LCD monitor off in this mode.
51 3 50 e MOVIE AUDIO/MOVIE MODE ● ! Once the remaining time runs out, movie recording automatically stops and the movie is stored on the SmartMedia. During shooting, “ h REC ” appears on the LCD monitor with a counter showing the remaining time displayed in the top-right corner.
53 4 52 7 AUDIO RECORDING AUDIO/MOVIE MODE 1 Depressing the shutter button starts audio recording. 2 During recording, counters on the LCD monitor show the elapsed time and remaining time, and the viewfinder lamp blinks green. Press the shutter button during audio recording to stop recording.
55 4 54 2 1 Press “ b ( ] ) ” to play the movie. 2 The LCD monitor shows the playback time and a playback progress bar. ● ! If the subject of the movie is very bright, white streaks may appear on the image during playback. This is normal and is not a fault.
57 4 56 The “ i ” icon is displayed. PLA YING BACK VOICE CAPTIONS ● ! You cannot play back voice captions using multi- frame playback. Use the “ DISP ” button to revert to normal playback. 1 Set the Mode switch to “ 3 ” . 2 Use “ d ” or “ c ” to select an image file that has a voice caption.
59 4 58 PLA YING BACK AUDIO RECORDINGS 1 Press “ b ( ] ) ” to play the audio recording. 2 The LCD monitor shows the playback time. ● ! You cannot play back audio recordings using multi- frame playback. Use the “ DISP ” button to revert to normal playback.
61 4 60 Formatting erases all the data on the SmartMedia, including protected files. All files are erased except those that are protected or that have DPOF settings. Copy any files that you want to keep to your PC beforehand. Erase only the selected file.
63 4 62 ● ! Press the “ BACK ” button to exit the menu. Formatting erases all the data on the SmartMedia. Erase just the selected music track. MUSIC TRACK ALL MUSIC TRACKS Erase all the music tracks. g ERASING MUSIC PLAYBACK MENU 1 Press the “ MENU/OK ” button to display the menu on the LCD monitor.
65 4 64 DPOF stands for Digital Print Order Format and refers to a format that is used for recording printing specifications for images shot using a digital camera on media such as SmartMedia. The recorded specifications include information on which frames are to be printed.
67 4 66 2 You can only specify one print per frame (image) in the DPOF settings. 1 Press the “ MENU/OK ” button to display the menu. 2 Use “ d ” or “ c ” to select “ f DPOF ” . 3 With “ EXECUTE ” selected, press the “ MENU/ OK ” button.
REMO TE socket 69 5 68 PLA YING MUSIC 5 Music The Music section describes how to use the remote controller to listen to music and also introduces the other functions that can be used from the remote controller. ■ Schematic diagram ✽ The MP3 file is encoded and downloaded to your camera.
71 5 70 USING MUSIC T ext display T rack number button button button Playbac k indicator V olume adjustment buttons Clip ● ! When HOLD is set, none of the buttons function.
73 5 72 USING MUSIC T ext display HOLD switch Clip P-MODE (playbac k mode) button BASS b utton DISPLA Y button Mode display Bass display ● ! Due to the nature of the LCD panel on the remote controller, the display may be difficult to see in cold locations or at low temperatures.
75 6 74 Zooms in digitally Zooms out digitally Releases the shutter T AKING PHOTOGRAPHS USING THE REMOTE CONTROLLER 6 Remote Controller 1 Connect the remote controller supplied with the camera ( ➡ P.
77 6 76 button button button T ext display T ext display V olume adjustment buttons HOLD switch Clip ST OP/PLA Y/P A USE REC For recording For playbac k AUDIO RECORDING USING THE REMOTE CONTROLLER 1 Connect the remote controller supplied with the camera ( ➡ P.
79 7 78 SETTINGS/USING THE OPTION MENU 7 Settings The “ Settings ” chapter looks at functions available from “ d OPTION ” in the “ q ” Still Image, “ r ” Audio/Movie and “ 3 ” Playback. ■ List of settings 1 AUTO 2 MANUAL j QUALITY ( ➡ P.
81 7 80 ● ! To exit this procedure without changing the settings, press the “ BACK ” button. When you use the “ LCD BRIGHTNESS ” or “ VOLUME ” settings, an “ adjustment bar ” appears on the LCD monitor. 1 Use “ d ” or “ c ” to adjust the LCD monitor brightness or speaker volume.
83 8 82 POWER SA VE SET– UP Once you set the POWER SAVE function to ON, the monitor is temporarily switched off to reduce power consumption if the camera is not used for about 30 seconds. Use this function to get the maximum possible running time from the batteries.
DC IN 3Vsocket Camera (USB) socket 85 8 84 USB socket PC 1 2 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 3 CONNECTING A T DSC MODE Camera Operation PC Operation 1 Load a SmartMedia containing photographed images into your camera. 2 Slide the Power switch to the right to switch the camera on.
DC IN 3Vsocket Camera (USB) socket USB socket PC 87 8 86 2 1 0 3 0 4 0 2 CONNECTING A T PC-CAMERA MODE Camera Operation PC Operation 1 Open the lens cover. 2 Slide the Power switch to the right to switch the camera on. 3 Set the “ USB MODE ” setting in the “ SET – UP ” menu to “ PC CAM ” ( ➡ P.
DC IN 3Vsocket Camera (USB) socket 89 8 88 1 3 0 2 0 1 DISCONNECTING FROM THE PC ( Important — always use this procedure. ) 1 Quit all applications (FinePixViewer, VideoImpression, etc.) that are using the camera. 2 Check that the viewfinder lamp is glowing green (that the camera is not communicating with the computer).
91 90 Accessories Guide System Expansion Options e The optional accessories (sold separately) can make taking pictures with the FinePix30i even easier. For information on how to attach and use the accessories, refer to the instructions provided with the accessory used.
93 92 Notes on Using Y our Camera Correctly Accessories Guide h SM-R2 Image Memory Card Reader The SM-R2 provides a quick and easy way to transfer images back and forth between your PC and an image memory card (SmartMedia). The SM-R2 uses the USB interface for high-speed file transfer.
95 94 Notes on the Power Supply h Use AA-size nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) batteries in this camera. AA-size lithium or manganese batteries cannot be used as they emit heat and can cause camera faults or damage. h Only use AA-size alkaline batteries for emergencies.
97 Notes on the SmartMedia ™ 96 Notes on the Power Supply ■ SmartMedia The SmartMedia card supplied with your FinePix30i camera is a new image recording medium developed especially for use in digital cameras. Each SmartMedia card contains a built-in semiconductor memory chip (NAND flash memory) which is used for storing digital image data.
99 98 W arning Displays e In Music mode, nothing is displayed on the LCD monitor. Notes on the SmartMedia ™ h Do not carry SmartMedia in locations such as a trouser pocket. This could subject the SmartMedia to excessive force when you sit down, thereby damaging the SmartMedia.
101 100 Warning Displays • The data could not be recorded due to a SmartMedia error or a connection error between the SmartMedia and camera. • The photographed image cannot be recorded as it is too large to fit in the available space on the SmartMedia.
103 102 T roubleshooting e If you think the camera is faulty, check the following once more. No power. Power cuts out during operation. Batteries run out quickly. No photograph is taken when the shutter button is pressed. i The batteries are exhausted.
105 104 Specifications T roubleshooting e If you think the camera is faulty, check the following once more. Quality Mode Image Data Size MG-4S (4MB) MG-8S (8MB) MG-16S/SW (16MB) MG-32S/SW (32MB) 6 12 25 50 12 25 49 99 30 61 122 247 Approx. 620KB Approx.
107 106 Specifications h Aperture: F4.8 or F11 (automatically selected) h Self-Timer: 10 sec. timer clock h Erase modes ERASE FRAME, ERASE ALL FRAMES, MUSIC TRACK, ALL MUSIC TRACKS, FORMAT (initialize) h LCD monitor 1.8-inches, 72,000 pixels D-TFD h Flash: Auto flash using flash control sensor Effective range: Approx.
109 108 Explanation of T erms DPOF: Digital Print Order Format DPOF is a format used for recording information on a storage media (image memory card, etc.) that allows you to specify which of the frames shot using a digital camera are printed and how many prints are made of each image.
111 110 Safety Notes If a problem arises, switch the camera off, remove the battery and disconnect and unplug the AC power adapter. Continued use of the camera when it is emitting smoke, is emitting any unusual odor, or is in any other abnormal state can cause a fire or electric shock.
113 112 Do not use this camera in locations severely affected by oil fumes, steam, humidity or dust. This can cause a fire or electric shock. Do not leave this camera in places subject to extremely high temperatures. Do not leave the camera in locations such as a sealed vehicle or in direct sunlight.
114 EC Declaration of Conformity We Name : Fuji Photo Film ( Europe ) G.m.b.H. Address : Heesenstrasse 31 40549 Dusseldorf, Germany declare that the product Product Name : FUJIFILM DIGITAL CAMERA FinePix30i Manufacturer ’ s Name : Fuji Photo Film Co.
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