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[Question] About the Shooting menu operations.

In order to configure respective shooting setting options, go to the Shooting menu.

Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.
  Turn the mode dial to a shooting mode.
   

Press the [MENU] button.
  Press the [MENU] button.
  The [Shooting] menu will appear.
  Example of the Shooting menu
  With the [SCENE mode] or [Continuous mode], press the [ADJ./OK] button either to Up-down Right-left to choose the [MODE] tab. And press Down once, then the Shooting menu will appear.
For the details on the SCENE mode or the Continuous mode operations, see the links below.
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Press the [ADJ./OK] button Updown to choose a setting option. Pressing to Down will show the next setting screen.
  ADJ.OK button operations in the Shooting menu.
   

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Pressing the [ADJ./OK] button Right will show options for the setting item.
The following is the example that the [Picture Quality/Size] option is selected.
  Example : Picture Quality/Size is selected.
   

5   Press the [ADJ./OK] button Updown to choose a setting option.
   

6   Press the [MENU] button. Or press to Left and press the [MENU/OK] button. The selected option is fixed and the screen returns to the shooting screen.
Or some setting menu will return to the Shooting menu. In this case, press the [MENU] button or [ADJ./OK] button once again, then it will return to the shooting screen
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Selecting method of an option may vary depending on feature.

The items that can be set for each shooting mode are shown below.


[Setting options in the Shooting menu]

Setting items Options [Default]
Dynamic Range Expansion *1 [AUTO], Very Weak, Weak, Medium, Strong
Plus Normal Shooting [OFF], On
Picture Quality/Size F3456(9M), [N3456(9M)], F1:1(6M), N3072(7M), N2592(5M), N2048(3M), N1280(1M), N640(VGA)
Movie Size *2 [640], 320
Frame Rate *2 [30 frames/sec.], 15 frames/sec.
Density *3 Deep, [Normal], Light
Size *3 [3456(9M)], 2048(3M)
Focus [Multi AF], Sport AF, Continuous AF, Multi-trgt AF, MF, Snap, ∞(Infinity)
Pre-AF [OFF], On
Exposure Metering [Multi], Center, Spot
Image Settings Vivid, [Standard], Cust. Settings, Black & White, Sepia
Flash Exposure Compensation +2.0, +1.7, +1.3, +1.0, +0.7, +0.3, [0.0], -0.3, -0.7, -1.0, -1.3, -1.7, -2.0 (1/3EV increments)
Auto Bracket [OFF], On, WB-BKT, CL-BKT, FOCUS-BKT
Time Exposure [OFF], 1 second, 2 seconds, 4 seconds, 8 seconds
Custom Self-Timer Pictures : from 1 to 10 pictures [2 pics]
Interval : from 5 to 10 seconds [5 sec.]
Interval Shooting [0 sec.], 5 seconds to 1 hour
Camera Shake Correction Off, [On]
Slow Shutter Limit [OFF], 1/2 sec., 1/4 sec., 1/8 sec.
Date Imprint [OFF], Date, Date and Time
Exposure Compensation +2.0, +1.7, +1.3, +1.0, +0.7, +0.3, [0.0], -0.3, -0.7, -1.0, -1.3, -1.7, -2.0 (1/3EV increments)
White Balance Auto, [Multi-P Auto], Outdoors, Cloudy, Incandescent Lamp, Incandescent Lamp2, Fluorescent Lamp, Manual Settings
ISO Setting [AUTO], AUTO-HI, ISO 80, ISO 100, ISO 200, ISO 400, ISO 800, ISO 1600
Restore Default --
  • *1)The options at the Dynamic Range Double shot mode.
  • *2) The options at the Movie mode.
  • *3) The options at [TEXT] in the SCENE mode.

[Note] In the SCENE mode, it differs items in the Shooting menu from the chart above.

 
Answer ID: EDC09299
Date created: September 4, 2009
Date modified: December 22, 2009
Product: CX2
Operating system: --
Category: Hardware Operations
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