Canon PowerShot SX280 HS User Guide (en)

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Cover 
Preliminary Notes 
and Legal Information
Contents: Basic 
Operations
Advanced Guide
Camera Basics
Using GPS 
Function
Auto Mode/
Hybrid Auto Mode
Other Shooting 
Modes
Tv, Av, and M 
Mode
Playback Mode
Wi-Fi Functions
Setting Menu
Accessories
Appendix
Index
Basic Guide
P Mode
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 Shoot.
z
z
To activate the screen and prepare for 
shooting when the screen is off but the 
lens is still out, press the shutter button 
halfway.
Power-Saving Adjustment
Adjust the timing of automatic camera and screen deactivation (Auto Power 
Down and Display Off, respectively) as needed (
z
z
Choose [Power Saving], and then press 
the <
m> button.
z
z
After choosing an item, press the 
<
q><r> buttons to adjust it as needed.
To conserve battery power, you should normally choose [On] for 
[Auto Power Down] and [1 min.] or less for [Display Off].
The [Display Off] setting is applied even if you set [Auto Power Down] to [Off].
These power-saving functions are not available when you have set Eco mode 
) to [On].
Lens Retraction Timing
The lens is normally retracted for safety about one minute after you press 
the <
1> button in Shooting mode (
). To have the lens retracted 
immediately after you press the <
1> button, set the retraction timing to 
[0 sec.].
z
z
Choose [Lens Retract], and then choose 
[0 sec.].
Using Eco Mode
This function allows you to conserve battery power in Shooting mode. When 
the camera is not in use, the screen quickly darkens to reduce battery 
consumption. 
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 Configure the setting.
z
z
Choose [Eco Mode], and then choose 
[On].
X
X
[
] is now shown on the shooting 
screen (
X
X
The screen darkens when the camera 
is not used for approximately two 
seconds; approximately ten seconds 
after darkening, the screen turns off. 
The camera turns off after approximately 
three minutes of inactivity.
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