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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.
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.

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

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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