Samsung PL170 User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English)

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  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 1
    This user manual includes detailed usage instructions for your camera. Please read this manual thoroughly. Click a topic Basic troubleshooting Quick reference User Manual PL170/PL171 Contents Basic functions Extended functions Shooting options Playback/Editing Settings Appendixes Index
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    ... dangers as well. Do not expose the camera to direct sunlight or high temperatures for an extended ... components. Avoid covering the camera or charger with blankets or clothes. The camera may overheat, which may ... disconnect all power sources, such as the battery or charger, and then contact a Samsung ...
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    ... or electric shock. Do not use a damaged power supply cord, plug, or loose outlet when you charge ..., cables and accessories. • Unauthorized batteries, chargers, cables or accessories can cause batteries to explode, damage your camera, or cause injury. • Samsung is not responsible for damages or ...
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    ... connectors, improperly connect cables, or improperly install batteries and memory cards, you can ... use a damaged charger, battery, or memory card. This may result in electric shock or camera malfunction ... any loss of files or damages that may result from camera malfunction or improper use. You must ...
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    Outline of the User Manual Copyright information • Microsoft Windows and the Windows logo are registered.... • Trademarks and trade names used in this manual are the property of their respective owners. Basic... without prior notice due to upgrade of camera functions. • You are not allowed to reuse...
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    ...Icons used in this manual Icon Function S a p d b N s v [ ] ( ) Additional information Safety warnings and precautions Camera... may not support functions for all scenes. For example: Available in Program, DUAL IS, and... Exposure Bracket Auto Focus Digital Image Stabilization Digital Print Order Format...
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    Expressions used in this manual Pressing the shutter • Half-press [Shutter]: press the shutter halfway down • Press [Shutter]: press... shutter all the way down Exposure (Brightness) The amount of light that enters your camera determines the exposure. You can alter the exposure with shutter speed, ...
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    Basic troubleshooting Learn to solve common problems by setting shooting options. The subject's eyes appear red. This is caused by a reflection from the camera flash. Red-eye or Red-eye .... (p. 38) Photos are blurred when shooting at night. As the camera tries to let in more light, the shutter ...
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    ... ISO sensitivity (to adjust the sensitivity to light) Reducing camera shake 51 • Optical Image Stabilization (... Viewing files as thumbnails 72 • Deleting files on the memory card 73 • Viewing files as a slide ... 97 • Setting the date and time 97 • Before contacting a service center 110 8...
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    ... ...12 Unpacking ...Camera layout ...Inserting the battery and memory card ...Charging the battery ...photos ...Turning on the front display ...Zooming ...Reducing camera shake (OIS) ...Tips for getting a clearer ... mode ...Using the Night mode ...Using the DUAL IS mode ...Using the Program mode ...Using...
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    ...Star) ...Adjusting brightness and color ...Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ...Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ...Changing the metering ... Windows computer ...Transferring files with Intelli-studio ...Transferring files by connecting the camera as a removable disk ...Disconnecting the camera...
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    ...messages ...Camera maintenance ...Cleaning your camera ...Using or storing the camera ...About memory cards ...About the battery ...Before contacting a service center ...Camera specifications ...Glossary ...FCC notice ...Index ...101 102 102 103 104 ...
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    ...type 23 Setting the sound 23 Camera layout 14 Inserting the battery and memory card ... 16 Charging the battery and turning on your camera 17 Charging the battery 17 Turning on your... setup 18 Turning on the front display Zooming Reducing camera shake (OIS 24 25 26 28 Learning...
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    ... product box. Optional accessories Camera AC adapter/ USB cable Camera case HDMI cable A/V cable Rechargeable battery Strap Battery charger User Manual CD-ROM Quick Start Manual Memory card/ Memory card adapter The illustrations may differ slightly from the items ...
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    Camera layout Before you start, familiarize yourself with your camera's parts and ...POWER button Shutter button Front LCD button Microphone Flash Speaker AF-assist ... and A/V port Accepts USB cable and A/V cable HDMI port Accepts HDMI cable Tripod mount Battery chamber cover Insert a memory card and ...
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    ... thumbnails, or adjust volume Attaching the strap x y Status lamp • Blinking: When the camera is saving a photo or video, being read by a computer or printer, or out ...: Capture a photo by setting options. DUAL IS: Take a photo with options suitable for reducing camera shake Beauty Shot: Capture a ...
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    ...Learn how to insert the battery and an optional memory card into the camera. Removing the battery and ...gently until it disengages from the camera, and then pull it out of the slot. Memory card Insert ... card Battery lock Slide the lock up to release the battery. Insert the battery with the Samsung...
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    Charging the battery and turning on your camera Charging the battery Before you use the camera for the first time, you must charge the battery. Attach the USB cable to the... The initial setup screen appears when you turn on the camera for the first time. (p. 18) Turning on your camera in...
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    Performing the initial setup When the initial setup screen appears, follow the steps below to configure the camera's basic settings. 1 Press [t] to select Language, and then press [t] or [o]. 4 Press [F] or [t] to select a time zone, and then press [o]. • To set the daylight-saving time, ...
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    Performing the initial setup 7 8 Press [D] or [c] to set the date and time, and then press [o]. Press [D] or [c] to select Date Type, and then press [t] or [o]. English Time Zone Date/Time Set Date Type London YYYY/MM/DD MM/DD/YYYY DD/MM/YYYY Off Set Back 9 10 Press [D] or [c] to set a date ...
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    Learning icons The icons the camera displays on the screen change according to the mode you select or ... Description Icon Description Auto focus frame Camera shake Zoom indicator Zoom ratio Current ... mode Available number of photos Available recording time Memory card not inserted (Internal memory)...
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    Selecting options or menus You can select options by pressing [m], and then pressing [D], [c], [F], or [t]. Press [o] to confirm. You can also access shooting options by pressing [f], but some options may not be available. 1 2 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select an option or menu. • To move up...
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    Selecting options or menus For example, selecting a White Balance option in Program mode 4 1 Rotate the mode dial to p. Press [D] or [c] to select White Balance, and then press [t] or [o]. Photo Size Quality EV ISO White Balance Smart Filter 2 Face Detection Press [m]. Photo Size Exit Back...
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    ... mode. Setting the sound Set the sound your camera emits when you perform functions. Press [D] ... 1/2/3 Beep Sound. Show all photographic information. The camera does not emit any sounds. The camera emits sounds. Mode Description • Hide information about shooting, except for Shooting basic ...
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    Capturing photos Learn how to capture photos easily and quickly in Auto mode. 1 Rotate the mode dial to a. 3 Half-press [Shutter] to focus. • A green frame means the subject is in focus. • A red frame means the subject is out of focus. 2 Align your subject in the frame. 4 Press [Shutter...
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    ... will remain active. (p. 49) • When you use the camera in brightly lit or sunny areas, you ... clearly. 1 In Shooting mode, press the front LCD button. • When you play slide shows or... within 3 seconds. • You can set the camera to automatically release the shutter when it 2 Select a shooting ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 27
    ...zoom and Digital zoom cannot be used at the same time. Digital zoom aps If the zoom indicator is in the digital range, your camera is using the Digital zoom. By using both the...option. Zoom ratio • If you capture a photo with the Digital zoom, the photo quality may deteriorate. Zoom ...
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    ... Saps Setting Intelli zoom If the zoom indicator is in the Intelli range, your camera is using the Intelli zoom. Photo resolution varies according to the ...Intelli zoom helps you capture a photo with less quality deterioration than the Digital zoom. However, the photo quality may be lower than when ...
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    ...: you move your camera to follow a moving subject you use the Digital zoom there is ... OIS function when you use a tripod. • If the camera is hit or dropped, the display will be blurry. If this ... camera, and then turn it on again. - Reduce camera shake optically in Shooting mode. Before correction...
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    ... • Set the Optical Image Stabilization option to reduce camera shake. (p. 28) • Select the d mode to reduce camera shake both optically and digitally. (p. 38) When Half-pressing ... Half-press [Shutter] and adjust the focus. The camera adjusts the focus and exposure automatically. Camera...
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    Preventing your subject from being out of focus It may be difficult to get your subject in focus when: - there is little contrast between the subject and background (for example, when your subject is wearing clothing that is similar in color to the background) - the light source behind the subject...
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    ... the Smart Auto mode Using the Scene mode Using the Magic Frame mode Using the Object Highlight mode Using the Beauty Shot mode Using the Night mode Using the DUAL IS mode Using the Program mode Using the Movie mode Using the Smart Scene Detection mode ... 32 33 34 34 36 37 38 38 39 40 ...
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    Shooting modes Capture photos or record videos by selecting the best shooting mode for the conditions. Using the Smart Auto mode In Smart Auto ...) 1 2 Rotate the mode dial to S. Align your subject in the frame. • The camera automatically selects a scene. An appropriate scene icon will appear at ...
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    ... for the S mode. Even if it detects a face, the camera may not select a portrait mode ... scene depending on the shooting conditions, such as camera shake, lighting, or distance to the subject. Even ...if the subject is moving. In S mode, the camera consumes more battery power, because it changes settings...
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    ... Magic Frame. Press [m]. Select Shooting Select an option. Old Film 1 2 3 Rotate the mode dial to s. Select Object Highlight. Position the camera according to the optimum distance displayed on the screen. • The optimum distance will vary, based on the zoom ratio you Frame. use. Back Move 6 ...
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    .... Blur Tone Blur • Digital zoom is not available in Object Highlight mode. • Use a tripod to prevent camera shake as the ...the object highlight effect, will appear. If this occurs, adjust the distance from the camera to the subject. 9 Press [Shutter] to capture a photo. Extended functions 35...
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    Shooting modes Using the Beauty Shot mode In Beauty Shot mode, you can capture a portrait with options to hide facial imperfections. 7 Select an option. • For example, increase the Face Retouch setting to hide more imperfections. 1 2 3 4 Rotate the mode dial to b. Press [m]. Select Shooting...
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    Shooting modes Using the Night mode In Night mode, you can use a slow shutter speed to extend the time until the shutter closes. Increase the aperture value to prevent overexposure. 5 6 7 Select an option. • If you select AUTO, the aperture value or shutter speed will be adjusted ...
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    Shooting modes Using the DUAL IS mode Reduce camera shake and prevent blurred photos with Optical and Digital Image Stabilization functions. Using the Program mode ... zoom and Intelli-zoom are not available in d mode. • The camera will optically correct photos only when the light source ...
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    ...¬nition videos of up to 20 minutes in length. The camera saves recorded videos as MP4 (H.264) ...recording. In this case, set a lower resolution. • Memory cards with slow writing speeds will not support ...high-resolution or high-speed videos, use memory cards with faster writing speeds. 5 6 7 Press ...
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    Shooting modes Pause recording The camera allows you to temporarily pause a video while ... Detection mode In Smart Scene Detection mode, your camera automatically chooses the appropriate ... Detection On. Align your subject in the frame. • The camera automatically selects a scene. An appropriate Stop...
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    ... [Shutter] again to stop recording. • If the camera does not recognize an appropriate scene ... settings for the Smart Scene Detection mode. • The camera may not select the correct scene depending on the shooting conditions, such as camera shake, lighting, and distance to the subject. • In Smart...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 43
    ... power and you can prevent others from viewing the main display. • The camera will turn off when you press the front LCD button again or press [POWER]. • The front... with the front display. 1 2 In Shooting mode, press the front LCD button. Select Self-Shot. • Your camera will ...
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    ... mode, press the front LCD button. Select Children. • The camera will display an animation. 3 4 1 2 3 Half-... the photo. • You can download animations from the Samsung website or transfer them from Intelli-studio. .... (p. 95) In Shooting mode, press the front LCD button. Select Jump Shot. Press [...
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    ... when the jump icon appears on the front display. • The camera will capture 3 photos in succession. Recording a video ... dark. In Shooting mode, press the front LCD button. Select Front On. Press [Shutter]... mode 1 2 3 4 In Shooting mode, press the front LCD button. Select Children. Press [Shutter...
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    .... You will get the best sound quality when you speak 16 in (40 cm) away from the camera. Recording ... can be up to 10 hours long if memory is available. Voice Record. 1 2 3 In Shooting mode, ... subject in the frame, and then capture a photo. • The camera begins to record a voice memo right after ...
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    ... Capturing a smile shot Detecting eye blinking Using Smart Face Recognition Registering faces as your favorites (My Star Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) ...... Compensating for backlighting (ACB) ...... Changing the metering option Selecting a light source (White balance) ... 55 56 56 57 ...
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    Selecting a resolution and quality Learn how to change the image resolution and quality settings. Selecting a resolution As you increase the resolution, your photo or video will include more pixels, so it can be printed on larger paper or displayed on a larger screen. When you use a high ...
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    Selecting a resolution and quality Selecting a photo quality apdbNs The camera compresses and saves the photos you capture in the JPEG format. Higher image quality settings will result in larger file sizes. 1 2 3 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select Shooting Select an option. Icon Description ...
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    ... to delay shooting. In Shooting mode, press [t]. 3 Press [Shutter] to start the timer. • The AF-assist light/timer lamp blinks. The camera will automatically capture a photo at the specified time. • The front display will start a countdown a few seconds before Off shooting. 2 Select an ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 51
    ...2 Select an option. Icon Description Off: • The flash will not fire. • The camera will display the shake warning when you are shooting in low light. ... the subject or background is dark, and the camera corrects red-eyes through its advanced software analysis. • There is an interval between ...
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    ... background. • Use a tripod to prevent your photos from blurring. • The camera will display the shake warning when you are shooting in low light. ...ash will fire automatically when the subject or background is dark. Auto: The camera will select a proper flash setting for the scene it detects in ...
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    ... subject. 1 In Shooting mode, press [c]. Normal (AF) 2 • Try to hold the camera firmly to prevent blurry photos. • Turn off the flash if the ... farther than 32 in (80 cm). Macro: Manually focus on a subject that is 2-32 in (580 cm) from the camera (39-59 in [100-150 cm] when you use the zoom...
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    ...dark place - colors or patterns on the subject and the background are the same - the camera shakes excessively When tracking a subject fails, the focus frame...want to track and press [o]. • The white frame means that your camera is tracking the subject. • The green frame means that your subject ...
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    Changing the camera's focus Adjusting the focus area apdNs You can get clearer photos by selecting an appropriate focus area according to your subject's location in the scene. 1 2 3 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select Shooting Select an option. Icon Description Focus Area. Center AF: ...
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    .... • Face Detection may not be effective when: - the subject is far from the camera (The focus frame will appear orange for the Smile Shot and Blink ... gray focus frames. • The closer you are to the subjects, the quicker your camera will detect faces. • The detected faces may not be registered ...
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    Using Face Detection Capturing a smile shot The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a smiling face. Detecting eye ... Select Shooting Face Detection Blink Detection. Compose your shot. • The camera automatically releases the shutter when it detects a smiling face. • Hold ...
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    ... Detection Using Smart Face Recognition The camera automatically registers faces that you frequently ... is available only when you use a memory card. • The camera may recognize and register ... as favorites, refer to page 58.) • : Faces that the camera automatically registers. Shooting options 57
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    ... to prioritize the focus and exposure on those faces. This feature is available only when you use a memory card. 4 When you are finished capturing the photos, the face list appears. • Your favorite faces are indicated with a on the face list. 1 ...
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    ... color for better image quality. Adjusting the exposure manually (EV) pdv 3 Select a value to adjust the... photos may be too bright or dark. In these cases, you can adjust the exposure to get ..., select AEB (Auto Exposure Bracket). The camera will capture 3 consecutive photos, each with a different ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 61
    ...and the background, your subject is likely to appear dark in the photo. In this case, set the Auto Contrast Balance (ACB) option. The metering... exposed. • Suitable for a subject with backlighting. Center-weighted: • Your camera averages the meter reading of the entire frame with emphasis placed ...
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    Adjusting brightness and color Selecting a light source (White balance) pdv The color of your photo depends on the type and quality of the light source. If you want the color of your photo to be realistic, select a White Balance setting that is appropriate for the lighting conditions, such as ...
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    Adjusting brightness and color Defining your own White Balance You can customize the White Balance by capturing a photo of a white surface, such as a piece of paper, under the lighting conditions in which you intend to capture a photo. The White Balance feature will help you to match the colors in...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 64
    ...and gestures of your subjects in photos. In these cases, select one of the burst modes to rapidly ...], the camera continuously captures photos. • The maximum number of photos depends on the capacity of your memory card. • Depending on the Face Detection option you selected, some burst options may...
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    ... apdv Available filters in Auto, Program, and DUAL IS modes Icon Description Apply various filter ... contrast, and strong vignette effect of Lomo cameras. Miniature Vignetting Soft Focus: Hide facial .... Defog: Make image clearer. Classic: Apply a black and white effect. 1 2 3 In Shooting mode, ...
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    ... effect of a fisheye lens. Defog: Make image clearer. Classic: Apply a black and white effect. When you select Sketch, the resolution will change to ... the retro-looking colors, high contrast, and strong vignette effect of Lomo cameras. Half Tone Dot: Apply a halftone effect. Shooting options 65
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    ... or Movie Select Custom RGB. Select a color (R: Red, G: Green, B: Blue). Smart Filter. • If you select Miniature when you are recording a video, the camera will not record sound. • If you select a Miniature, Vignetting, Half Tone Dot, Sketch, Fish-eye, or Defog, the recording speed will be set...
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    Applying effects/Adjusting images Adjusting your photos p Saturation Description Adjust the sharpness, saturation, or contrast of your photos. + Decrease the saturation. Increase the saturation. 1 2 3 In Shooting mode, press [m]. Select Shooting Select an option. • Contrast • Sharpness...
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    ...edit photos or videos. Also, learn how to connect your camera to your computer, photo printer, TV, or...files with Intelli-studio 87 Transferring files by connecting the camera as a removable disk 89 Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP 90 Editing a photo 79 Transferring files to your Mac ...
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    ... videos and voice memos stored in your camera. Photo file information 1 Press [P]. • The most ...only when you use a memory card) Folder name - File name • The camera will not properly ... sizes or files that were captured with other cameras. To display file information on the screen, press ...
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    ... favorite faces You can rank your favorite faces. The favorite face feature is available only when you insert a memory card into the camera. 1 2 3 Play Capture In Playback mode, press [m]. Select File Options → Face List Edit → Edit Ranking. Select...
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    ... your favorite faces You can delete your favorite faces. The favorite face feature is available only when you insert a memory card into the camera. Viewing files by category in Smart Album View files by category, such as date, face, or file type. 1...
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    ...time). Rotate [Zoom] to the right to return to the previous view. Press [o] to return to the normal view. • It may take some time for the camera to open Smart Album, change the category, or reorganize files. • The front display may not activate after you access Smart Album. Filter To Scroll...
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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Protecting files Protect your files from accidental deletion. Deleting files Select files to delete in Playback mode. Deleting a single file You can select one file, and then delete it. 1 2 3 In Playback mode, press [m]. Select File Options Protect...
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    ... ratio differs depending on the photo resolution.) When the pop-up message appears, select Yes. Copying files to a memory card Copy files from the internal memory to a ... In Playback mode, press [m]. Select File Options Copy to Card. When the pop-up message appears, select Yes. Trim ...
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    .... * Default Press [D], [c], [F], or [t]. Press [o] (it will be saved as a new file). Option When you view photos that were captured by another camera, the zoom ratio may differ. Description Start Set whether or not to repeat the slide show. (Play, Repeat) Set the photos you want to view as a ...
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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode 4 5 Select Start Play. Playing a video In Playback mode, you can view a video, and then capture or trim parts of the playing video. You can save the captured or trimmed segments as new files. • Select Repeat to loop the slide show. View the slide ...
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    ... to end. Rotate [Zoom] to the right. When the pop-up message appears, select Yes. • The original video should be at least 10 seconds long. • The camera will save the edited video as a new file. 1 2 While viewing a video, press [o] at the point where you want to capture an image. Press [c]. ...
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    Viewing photos or videos in Playback mode Playing a voice memo Listening to a voice memo Adding a voice memo to a photo 1 2 3 In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. Select File Options Voice Memo On. 1 2 In Playback mode, select a voice memo, and then press [o]. Listen to the ...
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    ...• When you edit photos, the camera will automatically convert them to a lower resolution. Photos that you rotate or resize manually are not automatically ...as a new file. You can set a photo to be displayed when the camera turns on. Rotating a photo 1 2 3 1 2 3 In Playback mode, select a photo,...
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    Editing a photo Applying Smart Filter effects Apply special effects to your photos. Defining your own RGB tone 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. Select Edit Smart Filter. In Playback mode, select a photo, and then press [m]. Select Edit Smart Filter. Select...
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    ... the brightness, contrast, or saturation or how to correct the red-eye effect. If the center of a photo is dark, you can adjust it to be brighter. The camera will save an edited photo as a new file, but may convert it to a lower resolution. Retouching faces 1 2 3 4 In Playback mode, select a ...
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    ...Creating a print order (DPOF) Select photos to print and save print options in the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF). This information is saved in the MISC folder on your memory card for convenient printing on DPOFcompatible printers. 1 2 3 In Playback mode,...
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    ... select Yes. • You can take the memory card to a print shop that supports DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) or you can print photos directly through a... • You cannot set DPOF options for photos stored in the internal memory. • If you specify the print size, you can print ...
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    ... back photos or videos by connecting your camera to a TV with the A/V cable. 1 2 3 4 5 In Shooting or Playback mode, press ... mode with the TV remote control. Turn on your camera. • The camera automatically enters into Playback ... TV model, you may see some digital noise or part of an image may not ...
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    ...uncompressed photos or videos on an HDTV using the optional HDMI cable. HDMI (High Definition Multimedia Interface)... HDMI Kit manual. 6 Turn on your camera. • If you have an Anynet+ compatible Samsung HDTV... HDTV. Connect your camera to your HDTV using the optional HDMI cable. Playback/Editing 85...
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    ...Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Mac OS 10.4 or higher for you to connect the camera as a removable disk. Intel Pentium 4, 3.2 GHz or higher/ AMD Athlon™ FX... monitor (1280 X 1024 pixels, 32-bit color display recommended) • USB 2.0 port • nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher/ATI X1600 series or higher ...
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    ... start automatically when you connect the camera to your computer with the USB cable. The battery will charge while ... launches automatically. If you set the USB option to Select Mode, select Computer in... mode, press [m]. Select Settings PC Software On. 6 Select a destination folder on your computer,...
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    .... You can update the firmware of your camera by selecting Web Support Upgrade firmware for the connected device ...on PC. You cannot edit files directly on the camera. Transfer files to a folder on your computer before editing. Intelli-studio supports the following formats: - Videos: MP4 (Video: H....
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 90
    ...folder on your computer. Show or hide files on the connected camera. View files in the selected folder ... as thumbnails or on a map. Browse folders stored on the camera. Browse folders stored on your computer.... Software Off. Turn off the camera. Connect the camera to your computer with the USB cable...
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    ..., select Computer in the pop-up window. Disconnecting the camera (for Windows XP) With Windows Vista and ... camera are similar. 1 2 If the status lamp on your camera is blinking, wait until it stops. Click on... box indicating safely removed. Remove the USB cable. The camera may not disconnect safely ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 92
    ...les to your Mac computer When you connect the camera to a Macintosh computer, the computer will automatically recognize ...supported. 1 Connect your camera to a Macintosh computer with the USB cable. You must plug the end ...removable disk icon. If you set the USB option to Select Mode, select Computer ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 93
    ... photo printer Print photos with a PictBridge-compatible printer by connecting your camera directly to the printer. 1 2 3 In Shooting or Playback mode, press [m]. Select...Turn on the printer, and then connect your camera to the printer with the USB cable. Icon Description 4 5 6 If the camera is ...
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    Settings Refer to options to configure your camera's settings. Settings menu 94 Accessing the settings menu Sound Front Display Settings Display Settings 94 95 95 96 97
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    Settings menu Learn to configure your camera's settings. Accessing the settings menu 3 Select an ... Change Option Sound Description Set various camera sounds and the volume. (p. 95) Front Display... Customize the settings for the camera system, such as memory format, default file name, and USB ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 96
    ...sound. (Off, Low, Medium*, High) Set the sound the camera emits when you turn on your ...press the shutter button. (Off, 1*, 2, 3) Set the sound the camera emits when you press the buttons or switch... Smile Shot Children Sound Set the camera to automatically release the shutter when it detects a smiling...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 97
    ... menu. (Off, On*) Set a start image to display when the camera turns on. • Off*: Display no start ... Image in the internal memory at a time. Set the duration for reviewing a captured image before returning ... select a new photo as a User Image or reset your camera, the camera will delete the current ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 98
    ... occur if you use a memory card formatted by another brand of camera, a memory card reader, or a... of files that can be stored in one folder is 9,999. The camera defines file names according to the...standard. If you intentionally change file names, the camera may not play back the files. Settings ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 99
    ...camera with a TV remote control when you connect it to an HDTV that supports the Anynet+(CEC) profile. • On*: Control the camera with an HDTV remote control. • Off... min) • Your settings will not change when you replace Auto Power Off the battery. AF Lamp • The camera...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 100
    ... mode to use when you connect the camera to a computer or printer with a USB cable. • Computer*: Connect your camera... printer for printing files. • Select Mode: Manually select the USB mode when you connect your ... when you connect your camera to your computer. (Off, On*) PC Software Settings 99
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 101
    ... about error messages, specifications, and maintenance. Error messages 101 Camera maintenance 102 Cleaning your camera 102 Using or storing the camera 103 About memory cards 104 About the battery 106 Before contacting a service center 110 Camera specifi...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 102
    ... card. Card not supported. The inserted memory card is not supported by your camera. Insert a microSD or microSDHC... do not match the DCF standard. Transfer the files on the memory card to your computer, and then format the card. Delete the damaged file or contact a service center. Your camera does...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 103
    Camera maintenance Cleaning your camera Camera lens and display Use a blower brush to remove ... a piece of cleaning paper and wipe gently. Camera body Wipe gently with a soft, dry cloth. ... to clean the device. These solutions can damage the camera or cause it to malfunction. • Do not press on the ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 104
    ...hot Using on beaches or shores • Protect your camera from sand and dirt when you use ... high humidity, adapter, or memory card with wet hands. Operating the camera with wet hands ... as silica gel. • Remove the batteries from your camera when storing it for an extended period. Installed batteries ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 105
    ...force by keeping it in the case when not in use. Protect the camera from scratches by keeping it away from sand, sharp ... yourself. Any damage that results from unqualified service is not covered by your warranty. About memory cards Supported memory cards Your camera supports microSD (Secure Digital...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 106
    ... conditions. These capacities are based on a 1 GB microSD card: Size Super Fine Fine Normal 30 ..., high humidity, or corrosive substances. Prevent memory cards from making contact with liquids, dirt, or foreign ... card slot. Doing so may cause memory cards or the camera to malfunction. Appendixes 105
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    Camera maintenance • When you carry a memory card, use a case to protect the card Battery life ...CD, or DVD. • When you use the camera for an extended period, the memory card may become warm.... off the camera for 1 minute. 4. Repeat steps 1 to 3. Videos About the battery Use only Samsung-approved ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 108
    ...Cautions about using the battery Protect batteries, chargers, and memory cards from damage Prevent batteries ... and can cause memory cards to malfunction. When you use the camera for an extended period,...camera. Do not pull the power supply cord to disconnect the plug from the power outlet, as this may ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 109
    ... in orange or does not illuminate, reconnect the cable, or remove the battery and insert it again.... of used batteries. • Never place batteries or cameras on or in heating devices, such as microwave ovens,... with a computer connected • Use only the provided USB cable. • The battery may not charge...
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    Camera maintenance Personal injury or death can occur if the battery is handled carelessly or improperly. For your safety, follow these instructions for proper battery handling: • The battery can ... chargers and adapters and charge the battery only by the methods described in this user manual. • ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 111
    ...having trouble with your camera, try these troubleshooting procedures before you contact a service ...attempted the suggested remedy and are still having problems with your device, contact your local ...card is defective. Get a new memory card. Make sure that the camera is switched on. Charge the battery....
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    Before contacting a service center Situation The flash fires unexpectedly The date and time are ... camera in moderate temperatures. • Turn off your camera and then turn it on The photo is blurry is ... exposure value. (p. 59) The camera display responds poorly again. The memory card has an error ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 113
    ... Make sure that your memory card Macintosh computers. • Make sure that PC Software is turned ... Make sure that the USB cable is Your computer does not recognize your camera On in the settings menu... environment, the program may not launch automatically. In this case, click Start My Computer Intelli-...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 114
    Camera specifications Image sensor Type Effective pixels Total pixels Lens Focal length F-... (230K) • Front display: 1.5" (3.8 cm) 61 K TFT LCD Samsung Lens f = 4.7 mm-23.5 mm (35 mm film equivalent: 26 mm-130 mm...Still image mode: 1.0X-5.0X (Optical zoom X Digital zoom: 25.0X) • Playback mode: 1....
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 115
    Camera specifications Flash Mode Range Recharging time Shake reduction DUAL IS [Optical Image Stabilization (OIS) + Digital Image Stabilization (DIS)] Effect • Smart Filter: Normal,... Color, Tripod, Action, Fireworks), Auto, Program, DUAL IS, Beauty Shot, Night, Scene (Magic Frame, ...
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    Camera specifications Playback Single image, Thumbnails, Multi Slide Show with Music and Effect, ...Internal memory: Approximately 30 MB • External memory (Optional): microSD card (up to 2 GB guaranteed), microSDHC... memory capacity may not match these specifications. 2592 X 1944 1984 X 1488 1920 X ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 117
    Camera specifications Interface Digital output connector USB 2.0 Operating Temperature 0-40 °C Operating Humidity 5-85 % Software Intelli-studio • A/V: NTSC, PAL (selectable) • ...X 19.0 mm (without protrusions) Weight 153.3 g (without battery and memory card) Appendixes 116
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    ... a tripod, the DIS or OIS function to stabilize the camera. Composition Composition in photography means arranging ... a file format and file system for digital cameras created by the Japan Electronics and ... as selected images and number of prints, on a memory card. DPOF-compatible printers, sometimes...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 119
    ... you to quickly adjust the exposure value measured by the camera, in limited increments, to improve the exposure of your ...Team (JVT). Image sensor The physical part of a digital camera that contains a photosite for each pixel ...speed, which can reduce blur caused by camera shake and low light. However,...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 120
    ... their overall file size with minimal deterioration of the image resolution. LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) A visual display commonly used in ... near life-size ratio (1:1). Metering The metering refers to the way in which the camera measures the quantity of light to set the exposure. MJPEG (Motion JPEG...
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    Glossary Vignetting A reduction of an image's brightness or saturation at the periphery (outer edges) compared to the center of the image. Vignetting can draw interest to subjects positioned in the center of an image. White balance (color balance) An adjustment of the intensities of colors (...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 122
    ... or literature indicates that the product and its electronic accessories (e.g. charger, headset, USB cable) should not be disposed of with other ..., free battery return system. This Class [B] digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. PlanetFirst represents Samsung Electronics' commitment to ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 123
    ... tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC ..., if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio ... Electronics America, Inc. : Samsung PL170/PL171 : Samsung Electronics America, Inc. : 85 ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 124
    ... Sync 51 Date/Time set 97 Deleting files 72 Digital Print Order Format 82 Digital zoom 27 Disconnecting the camera 90 Display brightness 96 Display type 23 DUAL IS mode 38 Auto Exposure Bracket (AEB) 63 ... 54 Multi AF 54 Tracking AF 54 Cleaning camera body 102 lens 102 main display 102 E...
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    ... 82 Brightness Playback mode 81 Shooting mode 59 M Macro 52 Magic Frame mode 34 Memory card caution 105 Insert 16 Reset 97 Resolution Playback mode 79 Shooting mode 47 ...P PictBridge 92 Playback button 15 Playback mode 81 Power button 14 Power save mode 96 Appendixes 124 Red-eye ...
  • Samsung PL170 | User Manual (user Manual) (ver.1.0) (English) - Page 126
    ... 42 photo 42 video 44 Voice memo playing 78 recording 45 Tripod mount 14 U Unpacking 13 USB port 14 Service center 110 Settings 97 Sharpness 67 Shooting portraits Beauty Shot mode 36 Blink Detection 56 Face Detection 55 Red-eye 51...
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