Before You Start

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1 Select [Language].

• Under the [6] tab, select [Language] (the third item from the top), then press <©>.

2 Set the desired language.

• Turn the <©> dial to select the language, then press <©>.

► The language will change.

M Setting the Date and Time

Check if the camera's date and time are set correctly. If necessary, set the correct date and time.

Select [Date/Time],

• Under the [6] tab, select [Date/ Time], then press <©>.

Set the date, time and date display format.

• Turn the <©> dial to select the desired setting, then press <©>. (Returns to □.)

Exit the menu.

• Turn the <©> dial to select [OK], then press <©>.

► The date/time will be set and the menu will reappear.

0 It is important to set the correct date/time because it will be recorded together with each captured image.

irciMHi Set the power-off time/Auto power off

To save battery power, the camera turns off automatically after about 1 minute of non-operation.

You can change this auto power-off time for the camera to turn off automatically after non-operation. If you do not want the camera to turn off automatically, set this to [Off]. After the power turns off, you can turn on the camera again by pressing the shutter button or other button.

Select [Auto power off].

• Under the [5] tab, select [Auto power off], then press <©>.

Set the desired time.

Turn the <©> dial to select the item, then press <©>.

0 Even if [Off] has been set, the LCD monitor will turn off automatically after 30 min. to save power. (The camera's power will not turn off.)

urn Formatting the Memory Card

If the memory card is new or was previously formatted by another camera or personal computer, format the card with the camera.

When the memory card is formatted, all images and data in the card will be erased. Even protected images will be erased, so make sure there is nothing you need to keep. If necessary, transfer the images to a personal computer, etc., before formatting the card.

Select [Format].

• Under the [5] tab, select [Format], then press <©>.

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2 Select the memory card.

• Turn the <©> dial to select the card, then press <©>.

• When [g] is selected, low-level formatting is possible. (p.49)

• Turn the <©> dial to select [OK], then press <©>.

► The memory card will be formatted.

► When the formatting is completed, the menu will reappear.

• When the memory card is formatted or erased, only the file management information is changed. The actual data is not completely erased. Be aware of this when selling or discarding the card.

• When discarding the memory card, destroy the card physically to prevent personal data from being leaked.

• If a memory card-related error message is displayed on the LCD monitor, remove and reinstall the card. If the error persists, use a different card. If you can transfer all the images in the card to a personal computer, transfer all the images and then format the card. The card may then return to normal.

The memory card capacity displayed on the card format screen might be smaller than the capacity indicated on the card.

About Low-level Formatting

When [g] SD card is selected, low-level formatting is possible. If the writing speed to the SD card is slower than usual or if you want to completely erase the data in the SD card, checkmark [Low level format] and format the card.

• In step 3 on the preceding page, press the <L> button.

► The [Low level format] option will be checkmarked <X>.

• With <X> displayed, select [OK] to start the low-level formatting.

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• Since low-level formatting will erase all recordable sectors in the SD card, the formatting will take slightly longer than normal formatting.

• You can stop the low-level formatting by selecting [Cancel]. Even in this case, normal formatting will have been completed and you can use the SD card as usual.

irciMHi Reverting Camera Settings to the Default

The camera's shooting settings and menu settings can be reverted to the default.

Select [Clear all camera settings],

• Under the [7] tab, select [Clear all camera settings], then press <©>.

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• Turn the <©> dial to select [OK], then press <©>. ► The camera's default settings will be as shown below.

Shooting Settings Image-Recording Settings

Shooting mode

P (Program AE)

AF mode

One-Shot AF

AF point selection

Automatic selection

Metering mode

Evaluative metering

Drive mode

Single shooting

Exposure compensation

0 (Zero)



Flash exposure compensation

0 (Zero)

Live View shoot.


Grid display


Custom Functions

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Camera Settings

Auto power off

1 min.



Shoot w/o card


Review time

2 sec.

Highlight alert


AF point disp.




Enlarge display


Record func.


Image size

L (Large)

JPEG quality


ISO speed


Picture Style


Color space


White balance

AWB (Auto)

WB correction




File numbering


File name setting

Preset code

Auto cleaning


Dust Delete Data


Camera Settings

Image jump w/6

10 images

Auto rotate


LCD brightness

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Video system

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My Menu settings

No changes

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