Nikon 1546 User Manual (en)

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Connecting to a Computer
This section describes how to use the supplied UC-E6 USB cable to connect the 
camera to a computer.
Before Connecting the Camera
Before connecting the camera, install the software on the supplied Software Suite CD 
(see the Quick Start Guide for more information). To ensure that data transfer is not 
interrupted, be sure the camera EN-EL9a battery is fully charged. If in doubt, charge 
the battery before use or use an EH-5a AC adapter and EP-5 power connector 
(available separately).
❚❚Supported Operating Systems
The camera can be connected to computers running the following operating 
systems:
• Windows: Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (32-bit Home Basic/Home Premium/
Business/Enterprise/Ultimate) and Windows XP Service Pack 3 (Home Edition/
Professional).
• Macintosh: Mac OS X (version 10.3.9, 10.4.11, 10.5.6)
See the websites listed on page xvi for the latest information on supported operating 
systems.
❚❚Supplied Software
Nikon Transfer is used to copy photographs from the camera to the computer, where 
they can be viewed using ViewNX (Nikon Transfer can also be used to back up 
photographs and embed information in photographs as they are transferred, while 
ViewNX can be used to sort photographs, convert images to different file formats, 
and perform simple editing on NEF/RAW photographs).
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Connecting Cables
Be sure the camera is off when connecting or disconnecting interface cables. Do not use 
force or attempt to insert the connectors at an angle.
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During Transfer
Do not turn the camera off or disconnect the USB cable while transfer is in progress.
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Camera Control Pro 2
Camera Control Pro 2 (available separately; 0 202) can be used to control the camera from a 
computer. When Camera Control Pro 2 is running, a capture mode indicator will be 
displayed in the viewfinder and information display.