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|Parts Front||Parts Back||Parts LCD||Parts Viewfinder|
|Fig. 6 & 8||Fig. 9||Fig. 10||Fig. 11, 12, 13|
|Fig. 15, 16, 17||Fig. 18, 19||Fig. 20, 21||Fig. 22, 23, 24|
|Fig 25, 26|
The marks shown below are warning and caution notices to enable you to use the product in such a way as not to cause any injury or damage. 4www.butkus.org
1. Warning marks and their meanings
* WARNING This warning mark indicates that if the product is not correctly used, the person using or handing the product could suffer fatal or serious injury.
* CAUTION This caution mark indicates that if the product is not correctly used, the person using or handing the product could suffer slight or moderate injury, or that there is the danger of damage to inanimate objects.
* WARNING Danger of explosion leading to major injury. Please do not expose batteries to naked flames, or short-circuit, dismantle, or heat them.
* WARNING Danger of death if accidentally swallowed. Please store batteries in a place where small children cannot reach them.
* WARNING Danger of suffocation if accidentally wound around the neck. Please ensure that the camera strap cannot come into the hands of small children.
* WARNING Danger of electrocution. Please in no event dismantle the camera, as there are high voltage circuits inside it.
* WARNING Danger of heat generation and combustion. Please do not use batteries other than those specified. If the batteries generate heat, please remove them immediately and take them to your nearest service station.
Holding the Camera (Fig. 1)
Keep your elbows down to hold the camera steady.
• Whether for vertical or horizontal photography, hold the camera with both hands and draw your elbows to your
body for steady camera holding.
• For vertical picture taking, hold the camera with the shutter button up. and the numbers of the auto date will be recorded at the bottom of the film.
• When taking vertical pictures, make sure that the strap will not hang in front of the lens, auto focusing window or exposure reading window. 4www.butkus.org
• Be sure that the lens and the Autofocus Sensor Windows are not obstructed by anything: fingers, strap, etc.
• If the flash is used with the camera held vertically, the flash unit should be at the top of the camera.
Care of your camera
I) Do not leave the camera in a very hot environment, such as under the window of a car, or in the glove compartment or trunk. Excess heat or humidity may cause serious damage to the camera and changes in film color or damage to film emulsion and surface.
2) Avoid sudden temperature changes (bringing camera from outdoor cold to very warm indoor). These can cause moisture condensation inside the camera or lens, resulting in clouding of lens or rusting of metal parts.
3) Do not leave the camera near or on electrical appliances such as a TV or refrigerator.
4) Do not clean the camera body with alcohol, thinner or any other organic solvent. If it is stained, wipe it with a piece of dry cloth.
5) If water has dripped onto the camera or if the camera has been exposed to a sea breeze, wipe it well with a dry cloth.
6) Do not place camera with film inside in cabinets of furniture treated with formal in-containing substances, or near naphtha moth repellent. (These will affect color film quality.)
7) Avoid exposing camera to mud or sand. These can cause serious damage to moving parts of the camera.
|11. Self-timer Light and Auto-focus Sensor
|16. Red Light (warning signal)
Display Symbols (Fig. 4)
The diagram shows all crystal displays in the "on" state.
(A) Date Time Display (Automatic Date Mode or optional)
(B) Auto-flush Mode Symbol (Standard Mode)
(C) Battery Power Symbol 4www.butkus.org
(D) Frame Counter
(E) Night View Portrait Mode indicator
(F) Flash-ON Mode (Fill in flash) indicator
(G) Pre-flash (To reduce the red-eyes) mode display indicator
(H) Flash-OFF Mode indicator
(I) Infinity Mode indicator
(J) TV-Mode indicator
Using the Viewfinder (Fig. 5)
A Picture frame
B Close-up (parallax correction) marks
C Auto-focus frame
D Green Light (AE/AF Lock and close-up warning signal)
E Red Light (Indicates flash will operate and low light warning signal, Flash recharging)
How to attach the strap.(Fig.6)
Standard Mode Operation
1) You can open the cover of the battery chamber by depressing the release button of the battery chamber cover to the direction of the arrow indicated with the protrusion of the strap adjustment tool.
2) Be sure to load a battery in the battery chamber matching the +/- sides of the battery with the +/- marks inside the battery chamber, and close the battery cover with a click.
3) If the battery is fresh, the Battery Power Symbol © will appear fully black.
When to replace the battery
When the battery Power Symbol is 1/2 blank, enough power remains to finish a roll of film before replacing the battery. 4www.butkus.org
Notes on replacing battery
I) If there is a film inside the camera, please replace batteries quickly (within 20 seconds) with the power switched off.
3) If the battery is removed while film is in the camera, the frame count data will be lost. When you close the battery chamber cover after battery replacement, the film will advance several frames and the film counter will return to number "I" when the shutter button is pressed. Resume taking pictures until the end of the roll.
4) If battery is removed for more than about 30 seconds while film is in camera, and the film is near the end of the roll the frame counter will blink" C "and the film must be rewound manually.
2. Loading the Film (Fig. 9)
1) Open the back cover by pressing the back cover release knob.
2) Place a new roll of film in the film chamber. Draw out the tip of the film, holding the magazine in place.
* When loading film, be careful not to touch the back of the lens inside the camera. If the lens gets dirty, wipe it gently with a soft, dry cloth. 4www.butkus.org
3) Draw the film tip as far as the FILM TIP mark inside the camera. Close the Back Cover firmly.
4) When you close the back cover the film is automatically advanced to the first frame position.
* If the film has not been correctly loaded the Frame
Counter will blink " [ ] ". Open the Back Cover and reload the film.
* When using non-DX code films and ISO 25 films, first open the lens cover and turn power on, then press the shutter release button to advance to the first frame.
* Use ISO25/50/100/200/400 film for color slides.
3. Taking Pictures (Fig. 10)
3) Look through the viewfinder eyepiece and press the zoom switch to T to change the frame to telephoto mode.
4) Press the zoom switch to W to change to wide-angle mode.
5) Point the camera so that subject you want to focus on is in the center of the viewfinder (Auto-focus Frame).
6) Press the Shutter Release Button (4) halfway until the Green Light (14) comes on. The focus is automatically set. 4www.butkus.org
7) Press the Shutter Release Button all the way down to take the picture. The film will advance one frame.
8) After you have finished taking pictures, depress the power switch. The power will be turned off, the flash unit will swing down and lens will retract.
• Look through the viewfinder eyepiece and press the Zoom switch, and you can quickly Zoom from Wide-Angle to Telephoto position to adjust your picture composition.
• Do not manually push the flash down, make sure to depress the power switch and the flash will swing down.
• If power is left on the camera will automatically turn off after approximately 5 minutes.
• If you do not intend to keep taking pictures, always turn the power off.
Camera to subject Range: 135 mm 0.8 m (2.6 ft)-38 mm 0.8 m (2.6 to-00)
Special notes for your further information:
• The viewfinder may move when you trip the shutter button; however, your picture will be taken in the original picture composition.
4. Using Auto-flash (Fig. 11)
1) If the Red Light (16) and Green Light (14) turns on when the shutter release is pressed halfway down, there is not enough light, and the Auto-flash will operate.
2) Press the Shutter Release Button (4) to take a picture with flash.
3) Shutter locks until recharging is completed. 4www.butkus.org
• The flash power is adjusted after automatic measurement
of film sensitivity, subject distance, and focal length.
• When flash is used to take pictures of people, use the Pre-Flash Mode.
Flash Photography Range:
39 mm ISO I00 0.8m (2.6ft) - 4.7 to (15.4ft)
IS0 400 0.8 m (2.6 ft) -9.4 m (30.8 ft)
ISO100 0.8 m (2.6 ft) - 2.6 m ( 8.5 ft)
IS0 400 0.8 m (2.6 ft) - 5.2 m (17.0 ft)
5. Focus Lock (Fig. 12)
1) Depress the shutter Release Button (4) halfway until the Green Light (14) turns on.
2) With the Shutter Release Button held at this point, compose the picture, and continue pressing the Shutter Release Button fully down to take the picture.
• Focus Lock will be released if the finger is removed from the Shutter Release Button before taking the picture.
• Automatic Exposure (AE) is locked at the same time as Focus Lock.
• Focus Lock may not operate properly under some conditions dark or grey objects, reflective or light-emitting objects, or very small objects. When there are no obstructions such as rain, mist, or smoke. In such cases, set the Focus Look by aiming the camera at another object of similar brightness at about the same distance.
6. Close-up Photography (Fig. 13)
1) Match the Auto Focus target with your subject that you want to focus on. Make sure subject is in the center of Auto focus target at a distance of 0.8 (2.6 ft) - I m (3.3 ft). 4www.butkus.org
2) If you want to take a picture closer than 1 m (3.3 ft), compose your picture below the close distance adjustment mark for panorama before tripping the shutter.
• As you set the lens at the Telephoto distance of 135 mm, you can zoom towards Wide-Angle to adjust your picture composition.
• When depressing the Shutter Release Button halfway if a Green Light blinks, that indicates either the shooting distance is shorter than 0.8 m. When the shutter is locked, correct the distance and depress the Shutter Release Button again.
• Camera vibration can be prevented by using a tripod and shooting with the self-timer.
(Fig.14 Panoramic model only.)
7. Unloading the Film (Fig. 15)
2) When the rewinding has stopped, check that the Frame
Counter (a) has returned to " [ ] ", the " [ ] " will blink.
3) Open the Film door (17) and remove the film.
* Often more than the specified number of pictures can be taken (for example, a 26 frames on a 24 frame roll). In this case, the last two frames may over-lap, however.
8. Manual Rewind (Fig. 16)
1 ) Use the Strap Ring tip to press the Manual Rewind Switch
(23). Film will begin to rewind.
• If you turn the mode switch slowly, the mode display symbol may not move.
• Note that the mode will not circulate. As you set the camera in one mode, you can continue taking pictures, in that mode. The camera will stay in that mode until you change it again.
|Night View Portrait Mode (Flash ON Mode||Flash ON Mode (Fill in flash) (User decides to use flash)|
|Pre-flash Mode (To reduce the red eyes - Standard Mode)||Using Auto Flash Mode|
|Flash OFF Mode (User decides not to use flash)||Infinity Mode 4www.butkus.org|
|TV Mode (for photos of TV screen images|
• Since all modes are fixed, you can continue to photograph in the mode once it is set.
• When power is switched off and then back on again, it returns standard to Auto mode.
10. Pre-Flash Mode (Fig. 18)
2) When taking pictures of people's face under dim light, using flash, reflection of flash on the retina, sometimes called "redeye" may resin. The Pre-Flash Mode helps prevent this by firing an extra flash just before taking the picture, causing the pupil of the eye to contact.
• The main flash will operate about I second after the preflash. Be careful to hold the camera steady until the second flash fires.
What is red eye phenomenon?
When flash pictures are taken of people in a dark place, the flash light is reflected from the retina and peoples eyes sometimes show up with red flash. This is referred to as red eye phenomenon.
11. Day light Flash (Fig. 19)
Daylight flash photography is effective for back-lit subjects, strong shadows or on cloudy days. I) Tom the mode switch and match the mode display symbol
( ) with ( ).
The flash will operate even in bright places. 4www.butkus.org
• Slowest shutter speed is 1/30 sec. at wide angle, 1/60 sec. at the telephoto. Hold the camera steady to prevent blurring at slow shutter speeds.
• When light is poor, switch to Night view Portrait Mode.
Flash fires in synchronization with slow shutter speed.
1) Turn the mode switch and match the mode display symbol
( ) with the ( ).
2) Under poor light, shutter will remain open for up to 3.2 sec. to achieve correct exposure conditions.
• The AE operates normally in the flash mode, so it is possible to take correctly exposed photographs at down and dusk, on cloudy days, or at close range, and against dark backgrounds.
• To prevent camera shake and blurring, use the stand or a tripod.
13. Flash OFF Mode (Fig. 21)
In flash OFF Mode, the flash will not fire even under poor light. Use this mode to prevent operation of flash when not permitted, or for taking evening scenes with available light only, for example.
1) Turn the mode switch and match the mode display symbol ( ) with thee ( ).
• Flash off mode the flash unit will swing down automatically and will not fire.
• As you turn the mode to (AUTO], the flash will swing up automatically. The camera is now set for programmed AE photography at up to 3.5 seconds without flash.
• If the Red Light (16) blinks when the shutter is pressed halfway down, there is not enough available light for a correct exposure in Flash OFF mode.
• To prevent camera shake and blurring in dark conditions, use the stand or a tripod.
14. Infinity Mode (Fig. 22)
Use this mode to take photos of distant landscapes and when
shooting scenery or landscapes through a glass window. Focus
will be set at infinity for maximum sharpness.
1) Turn the mode switch and the mode display symbol ( ) with the ( ).
2) This will insure sharp focusing at very long range.
• Flash off mode the flash unit will swing down automatically and will not fire.
• As you turn the mode to [AUTO], the flash will swing up automatically.
• The shutter speed is slow when photographing in dark conditions such as dusk and night scenes. To prevent camera shake and blurring under these conditions, use the stand or a tripod.
15. TV Mode (Fig. 23)
This mode makes it simple to take clearly focused photos of TV screen images. In TV Mode, the aperture is opened all the way and shutter speed is set at 1/ 15 or 1/30 sec.
1) Turn the mode switch and the mode display symbol ( ) with the ( ).
2) Attach the camera to a tripod, place it directly in front of
the TV set, and frame the image through the finder.
Release the shutter.
• Turn out room lights and close curtains to prevent reflections on the TV screen.
• Use of ISO400 film is recommended.
• TV Mode should not be used for ordinary picture-taking.
16. Self-timer mode (Fig. 24)
• The self-timer is not only for close distance but for distant scenic pictures. When taking a long distance scenic pictures, or night view evening scene using a slow shutter speed you can get a sharp, vibration free photograph by placing the camera on a tripod and using this mode. 4www.butkus.org
1) Press the self-timer switch, and as soon as your finger leaves the switch, the self-timer will start working.
• Focusing will be locked at the instant the self-timer starts working.
2) Set the camera on a tripod or steady surface, frame the picture, and press the Shutter Release Button. The Self-timer will start and release the shutter after about 10 seconds.
• If you want to cancel the operation while the self-timer is in operation, press the self-timer button again or turn off the power switch.
(for Auto-date model only)
The Auto-date model of this camera has a quartz-controlled auto-date mechanism (clock/calendar) that is programmed through December 31, 2019.
Press the "MODE" Switch and select either date or time.
• By turning the auto date switch, you can set the Auto Date to print Year/Month/Day or Day/Hour/Minute, or choose not to print.
• Adjust the Auto-date display after replacing the battery.
19. Adjusting Date and Time (Fig. 26)
1) Depress the Auto Date switch, and display the Year/Month/Date or Day/Hour/Minute of your choice.
2) As you keep the Auto Date switch depressed for more than 2 seconds, numbers will blink and you can make necessary changes.
3) As you turn the mode switch to the left, you can change the blinking numbers.
• Remember that you can change numbers only to higher numbers. If you want to choose a lower number, keep turning the mode switch to the left, and you can start again from the lower numbers.
• As you depress the Auto Date switch, the blinking number will move to the number you want to change.
4) After finishing the change of your Auto Date numbers, depress the Auto Date switch again and change display from blinking, and camera is ready to print display data.
• As you depress the Auto Date switch after changing the minute, you will see a blinking ":" (colon). Press the Auto Date switch again, turn the display from blinking to turn on mode and are ready for information to print.
• If you want to adjust the time up to the second, press the Auto Date switch timed with the time tone while the display is blinking. Press the Auto Date switch again and change it to print mode.
extended, and the lens cover opens.
When the power is turned off, the flash swings down, the lens retracts, and the lens cover closes. If the power is left on the camera will turn off automatically in about 5 minutes, and the remaining battery life is shown on the LCD panel.
Interactive range - (ISO 100) f=38mm 0.8 (2.6ft)-4.7m
(15.4ft),/f=135mm 0.8 (2.6ft)-2.6m (8.6ft);
Flash recycling time - 7 seconds;
Exposure automatically adjust against film speed, photographic distance and lens focal length. 4www.butkus.org
AUTO - Flash OFF - Infinity mode
then blinks for 3 sec. cancel function provided.
Manual rewind feature.
You can rewind the film before the roll is finished.
(Auto-date model only)