Olympus c-310 zoom Quick Setup Guide (en)

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QuickStart Guide
PREPARING THE CAMERA FOR USE
Before you begin using your Olympus Digital camera…
a.
Loading the battery
Note: The batteries and xD-Picture Card 
compartments are accessed by opening the 
respective compartment covers.
• Make sure that the power switch is located at OFF.
• Slide the battery compartment cover to the direction of the 
arrow, and lift open the cover as shown in the illustration.
• Insert the batteries into the compartment.
• Close the battery compartment cover so that it pushes the 
battery in and slide the cover while pressing the   mark.
Note: If the battery compartment cover is hard to 
close, do not force it. Press   on the cover firmly 
to close the cover, and then slide it into position.
• To remove the batteries, make sure that the power switch is 
located at OFF.
b.
Inserting the xD-Picture Card
The xD-Picture Card is where the camera stores your pictures 
and is available in a variety of memory capacities. The pictures 
you take with the camera remain on the xD-Picture Card even 
when the camera is turned off and/or the batteries are removed.
• Open the card cover.
• Face the card the correct way and insert it into the card slot.
• Insert the xD-Picture Card into the spring-loaded card slot as 
shown in the illustration. Push the card fully into the slot. The card 
will lock into place when fully inserted.
• To remove, push the card all the way in to unlock it, then let it return 
slowly.
• Close the card cover securely.
Confirm you have installed the battery and xD-Picture Card properly by sliding the power 
switch to
 
.
The “NO PICTURE” message should be displayed in the monitor. Turn the camera off by 
sliding the power switch to OFF.
c.
Attaching the strap 
(OPTIONAL)
Attach the strap as illustrated to make the camera easier to 
handle.
Lens
Monitor
Contact area
TURNING ON THE CAMERA
Only the operation of the power switch enables the camera to switch to the shooting mode, the playback mode and 
power off.
a.
Turning the camera ON 
(SHOOTING MODE)
• Slide the power switch to 
, pressing and holding the lock button. The lens extends and the subject is displayed 
on the monitor.
• To turn the camera off, slide the power switch to OFF.
 To maximize battery life, the built-in power-saver operates, and the camera enters sleep mode after approximately three (3) 
minutes of non-use.
b.
Setting the Date and Time 
(OPTIONAL)
Set the date and time before using the camera for the first time. This affects the way image file names are 
created, and will conveniently include this information with each picture. 
• Slide the power switch to 
. The camera turns on in the playback mode. The monitor will turn on with “NO 
PICTURE” displayed in the monitor. The date and time can also be set when the camera is in the shooting mode.
• Press 
 to display the top menu.
• Press   to select MODE MENU.
• Press 
 to select SETUP, and then press  .
• Press 
 to select 
, and then press  .
• Use 
 to select the date format.
• Adjust the date and time in the appropriate fields by using   to select the field, and 
 to set the proper value. 
Repeat this step until all date/time fields have been set.
Note: Time is entered using the 24-hour format.
• Press 
 twice to set the date and time and exit the menu.
c.
Camera Diagram and Controls
Now take a moment to familiarize yourself with the key areas of camera controls by reviewing the illustrations.
Power on (Shooting mode)
Power off
TIP
Self-timer control lamp
Flash
USB connector
USB 
connector 
cover
Lens
DC-IN jack
Card cover
Strap eyelet
Battery compartment 
cover
DC-IN jack cover
UNPACKING THE BOX CONTENTS
Gather your Digital camera and the parts as shown in the illustration. You’ll need these to complete the steps for the camera 
set-up procedures that follow. The items, such as batteries, supplied with the camera may differ depending on the area you 
purchase the product.
START HERE
It is strongly recommended that you follow these step-by-step 
numbered instructions to set up and quickly begin using your 
new Digital camera.
OLYMPUS AMERICA INC.
Two Corporate Center Drive, Melville, 
NY 11747-3157, U.S.A.
http://www.olympusamerica.com/support
For more detailed instructions on advanced features, please refer to 
the printed Basic Manual included in your package, or the Reference 
Manual on the CD-ROM.
Camera Settings in Shooting Mode as shown in Monitor
Camera Settings in Playback Mode as shown in Monitor
Note: Depending on the camera settings, not all indicators will be displayed.
Tripod socket
Viewfinder
QUICK VIEW button
Monitor
OK/Menu button
Shutter button
Zoom lever
Arrow pad (
)
 Macro button
 Self-timer button
 Flash mode button
Shooting mode button 
Power switch
Lock button
Battery check
Green lamp
Flash stand-by
Flash mode
Macro mode
Memory gauge
Shooting mode
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
White balance
Record mode
Number of storable 
still pictures
AF target mark
Sequential shooting
Resolution
Battery check
Print reservation
Number of prints
Protect
Record mode
Resolution
Exposure compensation
White balance
Date and time
File number 
(still picture)
Olympus Europa GmbH
Wendenstrasse 14-18, 
20097 Hamburg, Germany 
http://www.olympus-europa.com
The following items are also included in the Digital camera package: Basic Manual, warranty card, registration card (not provided in some 
areas), and safety precautions booklet.
Digital camera
Strap
AA (R6) alkaline
batteries (2)
BASIC MANUAL
CAMEDIA Master CD-ROM / 
Software Installation Guide & 
Image Downloading Guide
USB cable
(gray color)
xD-Picture Card
/ Instructions
http://www.olympus.com/
D-540ZOOM / C-310ZOOM / X-100
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