Kodak CX7430 manual table of contents:
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Kodak EasyShare CX7430 zoom digital camera
www.kodak.com For interactive tutorials, www.kodak.com/go/howto For help with your camera, www.kodak.com/go/cx7430support
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Eastman Kodak Company 343 State Street Rochester, New York 14650 © Eastman Kodak Company, 2003 All screen images are simulated. Kodak and EasyShare are trademarks of Eastman Kodak Company. P/N 6B8807
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Microphone Light sensor Self Timer/Video light Wrist strap post Grip
6 7 8 9
... Flash unit
10 Viewfinder 11 Lens/Lens cover
1 2 3
A/V Out, for television viewing Slot for optional SD/MMC card USB Port
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1 Camera screen (LCD) 2 Share button 3 OK button (press) 4 4-way ... 7 Viewfinder
Ready light Self Timer/Burst button
10 Flash/status button 11 Zoom (Wide Angle/Telephoto) ,for optional AC adapter 12 Grip 13 ...
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Top and Bottom Views
Top 1 Speaker 2 Power light 3 Mode dial/Power 4 Shutter button
Bottom 5 6 7 8 Locator for EasyShare camera dock or printer dock Dock connector Tripod socket/locator for EasyShare camera dock or printer dock Battery door
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... and time ...5 Checking camera and picture status ...6 Storing pictures on an SD/MMC card ...7
2 Taking pictures and videos ...8
Taking a picture ...8 Taking a video ...8 Camera modes...9 ... Changing picture-taking settings ...18 Customizing your camera ...21 Pre-tagging for album names ...23
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...35 Tagging pictures as favorites ...36
6 Connecting camera to computer ...38
Transferring pictures with the USB cable...38 Printing pictures from your computer ...39 ...from an optional SD/MMC card ...39 Printing without a computer...39
7 Troubleshooting ...40
Camera problems...40 ...
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...1 Camera with wrist strap 2 Custom dock insert (for EasyShare camera dock or printer dock) 3 2 AA non-rechargeable starter batteries...
Installing the software first
IMPORTANT: Install the software from the Kodak EasyShare software CD before connecting the camera (or dock) to the computer. Otherwise, ...
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If you purchased an optional Kodak EasyShare Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack (also included with the Kodak EasyShare camera dock or printer dock), insert it as shown.
If you purchased an optional Kodak CRV3 lithium battery (non-rechargeable), ...
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... Ni-MH rechargeable batteries (per charge) AA (2) non-rechargeable Kodak digital starter batteries (included with camera) 0 Battery Life (Approx. number of pictures) * Included with the Kodak EasyShare camera dock and printer dock 250 - 350 200 - 300 350 - ...
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Visit www.kodak.com/go/cx7430accessories for: Kodak EasyShare camera dock-powers your... battery pack. Kodak EasyShare printer dock-powers your camera, makes 4 x 6 prints with or without a...volt AC adapter (included with the Kodak EasyShare camera dock or printer dock) to power your ...
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5 When finished, press the OK button. 6 Press the Menu button to exit the menu. NOTE: Depending on your computer operating system, Kodak EasyShare software may let your computer update the camera clock when you connect the camera. See the EasyShare ...
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Self Timer/Burst Date stamp Album name Mode description Zoom digital telephoto wide Scroll arrows
Exposure metering White balance ISO Camera mode Low battery (flashing = exhausted) Exposure compensation
Print tag/number of prints Favorite ...
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... forcing it may damage the camera or card. Do not insert or remove a card when the green ready light is blinking; doing so may damage your pictures, card, or camera.
...it out. See page 51 for storage capacities. Purchase SD/MMC cards at a dealer of Kodak products or www....
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... want to use. See page 9 for mode descriptions. The camera screen displays the mode name and ... description, press any button. 2 Use the viewfinder or camera screen to frame your subject. (Press the ... Turn the Mode dial to Video . 2 Use the viewfinder or camera screen to frame your subject. 3 Press the...
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.... (See Tagging pictures as favorites, page 36.) Use EasyShare software to load pictures into the Favorites section of your camera's internal memory.
... can view the pictures and videos on your card or in your camera's internal memory. The lens is not extended, and you ...
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Taking pictures and videos
Using the camera screen as a viewfinder
IMPORTANT: The Liveview feature quickly... any Still position. 2 Press the OK button to turn on the camera screen. 3 Frame your subject in... way down to take the picture. 5 To turn off the camera screen, press the OK button.
To make the...
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...Using the auto-focus framing marks
When using the camera screen as a viewfinder, framing marks indicate... to videos. 1 Press the OK button to turn on the camera screen. 2 Press the Shutter button halfway... of the way down to take the picture. 4 If the camera is not focusing on the desired subject (or if...
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...video just taken
After you take a picture or video, the camera screen displays a Quickview for approximately 5 seconds. While the.... Press Share: Press the Share button to tag a picture/video for email or as a favorite, or to tag a picture for print. (See page 33.)
Delete: Press the Delete ...
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... Angle (W) to zoom out. If the camera screen is turned on, the zoom indicator shows when you are in optical or digital zoom. 3 Press ...zoom. Combined zoom settings are from 3.6X to 12X in 0.6X increments. You must turn on the camera screen to activate digital zoom. 1 Press the OK button to turn on the...
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... is restored when you exit the mode or turn off the camera.
Flash Range Wide Angle 2-11.8 ft...the flash options. The active flash icon is displayed in the camera screen status area. Flash/status button
..., then fires again when the picture is taken. (If the lighting conditions require flash but do not ...
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... To return to the settings default flash setting: (press the Flash button to change) Auto, Flash Off, Fill Flash, Red-eye Exit the mode or turn off the camera.
Auto Portrait Sport Night
Landscape Off Close-up Video Burst Off Off Off None Flash cannot be turned on.
* When you change to Red-eye in ...
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...button and the time the picture is taken. 1 Place the camera on a flat surface or tripod. 2 In any Still ... so that you are in the scene. The Self Timer light blinks slowly for 8 seconds (then quickly... twice.
Putting yourself in the video
1 Place the camera on a flat surface or tripod. 2 Turn the Mode...
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... area. NOTE: The setting remains until you change it or turn off the camera.
Take the burst pictures
1 Press the Shutter button halfway and hold to ... button the rest of the way down and hold it to take the pictures. The camera takes up to 6 pictures in quick succession. It stops taking pictures when...
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...Setting Exposure Compensation (still mode) Choose how much light enters the camera. This setting remains until you turn the Mode dial or turn off the camera. Icon Options If pictures are too light, decrease the value. If pictures are too dark, increase the value.
NOTE: When the camera screen is ...
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... Control the camera's sensitivity to light. This setting remains until you turn the Mode dial or turn off the camera.
NOTE: ISO returns ...setting remains until you turn the Mode dial or turn off the camera.
NOTE: EasyShare software also lets you change a color picture to black-and-white or sepia.
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... to Auto.
Unavailable in Portrait, Sport, Close-up, or Video mode. Auto (default)-the camera uses the card if one is in the camera. If not, the camera uses internal memory. Internal Memory-the camera always uses internal memory, even if a card is installed.
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... Unlimited- (default, as long as there is room on the card or internal memory, or until the Shutter button is pressed.) ... 15, or 30-seconds See Customizing your camera.
Video Length Choose video duration.
... off. (For more information, see page 10.) Camera Sounds On Off (default) All On (default)...
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...off.) Choose a language. Memory Card-deletes everything on the card; formats the card. Cancel-exits ..., and favorites; formats the internal memory.
CAUTION: Formatting deletes all pictures and... that are protected. Removing a card during formatting may damage the card.
About View camera information...
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First-on your computer
Use Kodak EasyShare software (V 3.0 or higher, see page 31) to... next time you connect the camera to the computer. See Kodak EasyShare software Help for details.
... tagged pictures or videos to your computer, Kodak EasyShare software opens and categorizes your pictures...
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... work with your pictures and videos. To save battery power, use the optional Kodak EasyShare camera or printer dock, or Kodak 3-volt AC adapter. (See www.kodak.com/go/cx7430accessories.)
Viewing single pictures and videos
1 Press the Review ...
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Reviewing pictures and videos
Playing a video
1 Press the Review button. 2 Press to locate a video. (In Multi-up view, highlight a video, then press the OK button.) 3 To play or pause a video, press the OK button. NOTE: You can also press the Menu button, highlight , then press the OK button. To ...
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Reviewing pictures and videos
Changing optional review settings
In Review mode, press the Menu button to access optional review settings.
Magnify picture (page 26) Play video (page 25) Album (page 27) Protect (page 27) Image Storage (page 20) Slide Show (page 28) Copy (page 30) Multi-up (page 24) ...
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...tag the pictures and videos in your camera with album names.
First-on your computer
Use Kodak EasyShare software (V 3.0 or higher) to create album names on your computer,... to 32 album names to the camera's internal memory. See Kodak EasyShare software Help for details.
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...tagged pictures and videos to your computer, the Kodak EasyShare software opens and categorizes your pictures ... videos in the appropriate album folder. See Kodak EasyShare software Help for details.
Running a slide show
... page 29. To save battery power, use an optional Kodak 3V AC adapter. (Visit www...
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...(see page 22). The slide show stops if you connect or disconnect the cable while the slide show is running. 1 Connect the audio/video cable (included) from the camera video-out port to the television video-in port (yellow) and audio-in port (white). See your ...
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Reviewing pictures and videos
Copying pictures and videos
You can copy pictures and videos from a card to internal memory or from internal memory to a card. Before you copy, make sure that:
A card is inserted in the camera. The camera's picture storage ...
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... RAM 200 MB hard disk space available CD-ROM drive Available USB port Color monitor, 1024 x 768 pixels (thousands or millions of .... Mac OS X version 10.2.x or 10.3 is recommended for full functionality. To download EasyShare software for Mac OS 8.6 and 9.x, visit www.kodak.com/go/cx7430downloads.
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CAUTION: Install Kodak EasyShare software before connecting the camera or optional dock to the computer... into the CD-ROM drive. 3 Load the software:
Windows OS-based computer-if... the anti-virus software manual for details. For information on the software applications included on the Kodak EasyShare...
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Pictures Videos Print (page 34) Email (page 35
Favorites (page 36) ✔ for easy organization on your computer and for sharing on your camera
NOTE: Tags remain until removed. If a tagged picture/video is copied, the tag is not copied. In a ...
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.... For details on printing, click the Help button in the Kodak EasyShare software. For more information on printing from your computer, printer dock, or card, see page 39. NOTE: For the best 4 x 6 in. (10 x 15 cm) prints, set the camera to the Best (3:2) ...
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... videos for emailing
First-on your computer
Use Kodak EasyShare software to create an email address book on your ...32 email addresses to the camera's internal memory. For details, click the Help button in the Kodak EasyShare software.
Second-tag pictures/videos on your camera
1 Press the Share ...
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... the menu.
1 If it's not already installed, install Kodak EasyShare 3. Transfer software (v3.3 or higher) on your computer. (See pictures to ... EasyShare software to customize the size of your camera Favorites section. For more information, click the Help button in the Kodak EasyShare software.
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...to exit the menu. .
Preventing favorites from transferring to the camera
1 Open the Kodak EasyShare software. Click the My Collection tab. 2 Go to the Albums view. 3 Click .... 3 Highlight Print or Email , then press the OK button. NOTE: Favorites that were taken on this camera are good ...
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Connecting camera to computer
CAUTION: Install Kodak EasyShare software before connecting the camera or optional dock to the computer. Failure to do ... Plug the other end of the USB cable into the labeled USB port on the camera. 4 Turn on the camera. Kodak EasyShare software opens on your computer. ...
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....) Take the card to your local photo retailer for professional printing.
Printing without a computer
Dock your camera to the Kodak EasyShare printer dock and print directly-with or without a computer. Purchase this and other accessories at a dealer of ...
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...Additional technical information is available in the ReadMe file located on the Kodak EasyShare software CD. For updates ...dry cloth with Kodak the battery contacts. (page 3) before loading batteries in the EasyShare camera. Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack. Stored pictures The card was Retake picture....
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Problem Cause Solution
Shutter button Camera is not turned Turn on the camera does not work. on. (page 4). The camera is processing a picture; the ready light (near the viewfinder) is blinking red. The card or internal memory is full. Wait until the ready light stops blinking red ...
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Problem Picture is too light. Cause The subject was too close for flash. The light sensor ...and subject. Hold the camera so your hands or other objects do not cover the light sensor ... (If the orange light blinks, release the Shutter button and recompose picture.)
Camera is in Close-up ...
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... Compensation (page 18).
Not enough light. The camera does not recognize SD/MMC card.
The card may not be Purchase a ...when the card is Make sure the camera is off when inserting is inserted or inserted or removed. or removing a card. removed. Memory card full Storage is full. The maximum number of ...
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...is corrupted or formatted for another digital Memory card cannot be read (Please format memory camera. card...insert another memory card)
Remove USB cable in USB cable is Unplug the USB cable from the camera connected ... restore them, see Kodak EasyShare software Help.) No memory card (Files not copied)...
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...computer to been copied to the from computer. See EasyShare import album names) camera from the software Help. computer. High camera temperature The internal (Camera will... favorites, page 36. in the camera's internal memory. An error is detected. Turn the camera off, then back on. If...
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... light blinks red and Battery is low or camera turns off. exhausted. Ready light glows steady Camera's internal red. memory or card is full.
Camera processing memory is full. Card is read-only.
Ready light glows steady Shutter button ...
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... Purchase camera accessories Register your camera View online tutorials
Click the Help button in the Kodak EasyShare software.
Telephone customer support...)
Amount of free hard disk space Camera serial number Version of Kodak EasyShare software Exact error message you received
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... 585 726 7260 States International Toll Line International Toll Fax +44 131 458 6714 +44 131 458 6962
For the most up-to-date listings, visit: http://www.kodak.com/US/en/digital/contacts/DAIInternationalContacts.shtml
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For more specifications, visit www.kodak.com/go/cx7430support.
Kodak EasyShare CX7430 zoom digital camera Color Color modes Communication with computer Dimensions Width Depth Height Weight Exposure Control Exposure Metering ...
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Kodak EasyShare CX7430 zoom digital camera Lens Type Aperture Focal Length Optical quality glass, 6 groups... (2.1 M) pixels 1200 x 900 (1.1 M) pixels 2-AA Kodak digital camera batteries, 2-AA lithium, 2-AA Ni-MH, CRV3, KODAK KAA2HR Ni-MH rechargeable battery pack 3V DC...
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...camera, turn off the camera and remove the batteries and card. Allow all components... are available in some countries. Contact a dealer of Kodak products for more information. For rechargeable battery... Web site at www.kodak.com/go/cx7430support.
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File sizes can vary...
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... button or insert/remove card. Turn Mode dial Off, then back on.
Upgrading your software and firmware
Download the latest versions of the software included on the Kodak EasyShare software CD and the camera firmware (the software that runs on the camera...
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FCC compliance and advisory
Kodak EasyShare CX7430 zoom digital camera Tested to comply with FCC Standards. FOR HOME OR OFFICE USE
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, ...
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...domestic environment, it may cause radio interference. Install and use the equipment according to the instruction manual.
Use of this product in any manner that complies with the MPEG-4 visual standard is prohibited, except for use by a consumer...
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..., 33 shutter, i, iii zoom, ii, 13
C cable audio/video, 1, 29 USB, 1, 38 camera dock, 4 camera dock connector ..., 38 transfer to, 38 connector for camera dock, iii contents, camera box, 1 copy pictures card to memory, 30 memory to card, 30 to computer via USB cable, 38 CRV3 battery expected life, 3 ...
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... batteries, 2 SD/MMC card, 7 software, 32 internal memory storage capacity, 51 ISO speed, 19 K Kodak digital camera batteries, 2 Kodak EasyShare software getting help, 47 installing, 32 upgrading, 52 Kodak web sites, 47 L landscape, 9 language,...
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... storage capacity, 51 tagging, 23, 27 taking, modes, 9 transfer via USB cable, 38 portrait, 9 power auto off, 52 camera, 4 switch, ii printer dock, 4, 39 printing from a card, 39 optimizing printer, 47 order online, 39 pictures, 39 tagged pictures,...
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..., 16 sensor, light, i service and support telephone numbers, 47 setting album, 21 camera sounds, 21 ... 18 white balance, 19 setup mode, using, 21 share button, ii, 33 shutoff, auto, 52 ... installing, 32 upgrading, 52 specifications, camera, 49 storage capacity, 51 support, technical, 47 T ...
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... maintenance, 51 ReadMe file, 40 safety, 51 transfer, via USB cable, 38 trash can, deleting, 12 turning camera on and off, 4 U upgrading software, firmware, 52 URLs, Kodak web sites, 47 USB (universal serial bus) connection location, i transferring pictures, ...