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Digital Mavica Camera

By: T. Ley

Insert Floppy Disk:

  1. Insert the disk into the side of the camera until it clicks.
  2. To remove the disk, slide the EJECT lock down, slide DISK EJECT in the direction of the arrow.

Volume +/- button Speaker Zoom Lever Control Button On/Off Switch

LCD Screen Play/Still/Movie Button Disk Eject

Function of the Control Button:

  1. By pressing the upper, lower, left or right arrows on the control button you can execute the functions of the camera.
  2. When an item is selected in the menu, the color of the item changes from blue to yellow.
  3. To enter your selection, press the center of the control button.
  4. Recording Still Images:

    1. To record the images, slide the POWER switch down to turn on the power and insert the floppy disk until it clicks.
    2. The camera is set to Auto-focus. Use the wide/telephoto (Zoom) button to adjust the area selected.
    3. Set the Play/Still/Movie Button on Still.
    4. Press the shutter button halfway down.
    5. Press the shutter button fully down.
    6. Hold the camera still while recording the picture.

Donít forget to remove the lens cap!!!

Recording Moving Images:

  1. Set Play/Still/Movie to Movie
  2. Press the shutter button fully down momentarily. The image and sound are recorded for the length, which you selected in the file menu: 5 seconds, 10 seconds, and 15 seconds.

Playing Back Still Images:

  1. Set Play/Still/Movie to Play.
  2. Press the up arrow on the control button. The menu bar appears on the LCD screen.
  3. Select the recorded image with the control button.

Viewing Images Using a Personal Computer:

  1. Turn on the computer and insert the floppy disk into the A drive of the computer.
  2. Open a word processing document like Microsoft Word. Click on Insert from the main menu.
  3. Point to Picture to display the popup menu.
  4. Select From File to display the File Manager dialogue box.
  5. Select the A Drive.
  6. Select the desired picture to insert.
  7. Select Insert to insert the picture selected.

Deleting Images:

You can delete all or selected images that you no longer want to keep.

  1. Set Play/Still/Movie to Play.
  2. Press the up arrow of the control button. (The menu bar appears on the LCD screen)
  3. Select Delete with the control button, and then press the center of the control button to choose your selection.
  4. Select ON with the control button, and then press the center of the control button to choose your selection. (The displayed image is deleted)

In Index Mode:

  1. Display the Index screen.
  2. Select Delete with the control button, and then press the center of the control button.
  3. Select All to delete all images or Select to delete selected images with the control button.

Formatting a Floppy Disk:

  1. Press the up arrow on the control button. (The menu bar appears on the LCD screen.
  2. Select File with the control button, and then press the center of the control button to choose your selection. (The File menu appears)
  3. Select Format in the Disk Tool with the control button, and then press the center of the control button to choose your selection.
  4. Select OK with the control button, and then press the center of the control button to choose your selection.

To Cancel Formatting:

Select Cancel with the control button in step 4, and then press the center of the control button.

Care of the Camera:

  1. Cleaning the LCD screen: Wipe the surface with a LCD cleaning kit (not supplied) to remove fingerprints, dust, etc.
  2. Cleaning the camera surface: Clean the camera surface with a soft cloth slightly moistened with water. Do not use any type of solvent such as alcohol or benzene as it may mar the finish of the casing.
  3. Using the camera on a sandy beach or in a dusty place: Do not let sand get into the camera. Sand or dust may cause the unit to malfunction, and sometimes this malfunction cannot be repaired.