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[Question] Details on the My Settings modes.

The My Settings function allows you to easily shoot with your favorite settings. You can register two groups of settings as "My Settings". Turning the mode dial to MY1 allows you to shoot with the settings registered in [MY1]. Turning the mode dial to MY2 allows you to shoot with the settings registered in [MY2].

My setting modes

You can save the following settings in My Settings.

Settings
Shooting mode ( Scene Auto mode excluded) Custom Self-Timer
Focus position for MF (Manual Focus) Camera Shake Correction
Dynamic Range Expansion Slow Shutter Limit
Soft Focus options Date Imprint
Hue Exposure Compensation
Vignetting White Balance
Toy Color ISO Setting
Plus Normal Shooting Step Zoom
Picture Quality/Size Digital Zoom Image
Density Pre-AF
Level Setting Focus
Grid Guide Display Options Exposure Metering
Function Guide Image Settings
Minimum Distance Noise Reduction
USB Connection Type Flash Exposure Compensation
Zoom position Auto Bracket
Macro WB-BKT
Flash mode CL-BKT
Self-timer FOCUS-BKT
DISP. mode Time Exposure
To register the current camera settings as "My Settings", follow the steps below.

1 Change the camera settings to the settings that you want to register as "My Settings".
 
2 Press the [MENU] button. The shooting menu or the playback menu is displayed.
2 Press the [MENU] button. The shooting menu or the playback menu is displayed.
 
3 Push the [ADJ./OK] button Left (Macro) , then press Down , display the setup menu.
3 Press the [ADJ./OK] button to the left, then press it down to display the setup menu.

Setup tab
 
4 Push the [ADJ./OK] button Right (Flash) , then push Down to select [Reg. My Settings] and push Right (Flash).
4 Press the [ADJ./OK] button to the right, then press it down t o select [Reg. My Settings] and press it to the right.
 
5 A confirmation message appears, asking you whether you want to register your settings as [MY1] or [MY2].
Push the [ADJ./OK] button to the right or the left Right-left to select [MY1] or [MY2], and press the [ADJ./OK] button.

5 A confirmation message appears, asking you whether you want to register your settings as [MY1] or [MY2]. Press the [ADJ./OK] button to the left or right to select [MY1] or [MY2], and press the [ADJ./OK] button.
  • *The current camera settings are registered, and the display returns to the setup menu.
  • *If you would like to cancel them, press the DISP. button.
 
6 Press the [MENU] or [ADJ./OK] button.
 
7 Turn the mode dial to [MY1] or [MY2] and shoot. You can shoot in the registered settings.

7 Turn the mode dial to [MY1] or [MY2] and shoot. You can shoot in the registered settings.

Reference [Memo]

* You can also change the camera settings when using My Settings mode. If you want to register the changed settings as "My Settings", perform the above steps 2 to 6. After you have changed the settings, the camera returns to the newly registered settings for MY1 and MY2 even if the mode is changed or the camera is turned off.

* In a My setting mode, if you change some settings but you don't re-assign them with the above steps (from 2 to 6), the last changes will not be saved and original MY1 or MY2 setting remains after you turn the mode dial or turn off a camera.

[Error in the Manual (Camera User Guide)]

The supplied manual has a small error as follows.
Page 103 (in the English version);
[Wrong] : Setting Saved in [Reg. My Settings] chart has the [Set Fn Button] option.
[Correct] : [Set Fn Button] should be removed in the chart. [Set Fn Button] is unavailable in [Reg. My Settings]

 
Answer ID: edc04030
Date created: September 8, 2010
Date modified: July 27, 2011
Product: CX4
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware specifications, Hardware operations
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