Camera Care and Maintenance

Never use thinners, benzine, detergents or water to clean the camera. These substances may distort or damage the equipment. Gently wipe dirt off the camera body with a soft cloth or eyeglass lens wiper. First use a lens blower brush to remove dust and dirt, then remove any remaining dirt by wiping the lens lightly with a soft cloth. fk Never use organic solvents on the camera body or lens. If dirt remains, contact the closest Canon Customer Support Help Desk as listed on the rear of the...

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You can shoot images with the original colors transformed. This can be performed on movies as well as still images, allowing you to enjoy photographing with image or movie effects. However, depending on the shooting conditions, the images may appear rough or you may not get the expected color. Before you try to photograph important subjects, we highly recommend that you shoot trial images and check the results. If you set Save Original (p. 64) to On when shooting a still image, you can record...

LCD monitor

The LCD monitor will shut off during shooting. If Power Saving is set to Display Off , the power saving function will shut down the LCD monitor while shooting in gj mode. If Power Saving is set to Display Off , the power saving function will shut down the LCD monitor while shooting in gj mode. Incompatible image has been selected as the start-up image in the My Camera settings. Change the start-up image in the My Camera settings (p. 110) or use the supplied software program ZoomBrowser EX or...

Special Scene

Appear dark near ' water or sand where reflected sunlight is strong. Selects the optimal ISO speed, white balance and color balance to capture fish and other items in an indoor . W Appropriate for shooting images with Waterproof Case WP- DC14 (sold separately). This mode uses an optimal white balance setting to reduce bluish tones and record images (' 4'(', f -j*.

Battery Handling

The following icon and message will display. Battery charge is low. Recharge it as soon as possible if it will be used for an extended period. Battery charge is insufficient to operate the camera. Replace the battery immediately. ' Keep the battery terminals clean at all times. Dirty terminals may cause poor contact between the battery and camera. Polish the terminals with a soft cotton swab before charging or using the battery. ' At low temperatures, battery performance may be reduced and the...

List of Messages

The following messages may appear on the LCD monitor during shooting or playback. Please refer to the Direct Print User Guide for the messages that display during a printer connection. Image is being recorded to the memory card, or the playback mode is starting up. You turned on the camera without a memory card installed, or with a memory card installed in the wrong orientation Basic Guide, p. 7 . You turned on the camera without a memory card installed, or with a memory card installed in the...

First Time Settings

Canon Ixus Restart Button

Use the gt or 4 button to select an item and the 4 or 4 button to change its value b . To set the daylight saving option, select the gg icon and use the 4- or 4 button to configure the setting. 3. Confirm that the correct time is displayed and press the FUNC. SET button . The date and time can also be set in the Set up menu p. 22 . A rechargeable lithium battery is built into the camera to save such settings as the date time. This battery charges when the main...