How to set High-Speed Continuous Shooting (High-speed Burst) and Group Playback (PowerShot SX230 HS / SX220 HS)

Last Updated : 08-Feb-2011
Issue Number : 8201085700

Solution

How to set High-Speed Continuous Shooting (High-speed Burst)
You can shoot continuously at a maximum speed of approximately 8.1 images/second while the <shutter button> is pressed fully and held.
NOTE
  • Recording pixels are fixed to 1984 x 1488 pixels ().
  • Focus, exposure and white balance settings are set with the first shot.
  • Depending on the shooting conditions, camera settings and the zoom position, the shooting speed may slow down.
  • As the number of images increases, the shooting interval may take longer.
  • [ISO speed] is set to [AUTO] ().
  • The main functions that are not available in the [High-speed Burst] () mode are as follows:
- [Flash] (), [Date Stamp], [Self-Timer] ( )
For unavailable functions other than the ones indicated above, see the [Camera User Guide] supplied with the product.

1. Press the <Power> button and Set the <Mode Dial> to ().




2. Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.


3. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.



Operate the <directional buttons> up or down to select [Rec. Mode] (If no changes have been made so far, [Smart Shutter] () will be displayed).
Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.


4. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.



Operate the <directional buttons> up or down to select [High-speed Burst] ().
Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.


5. The following screen appears on the LCD monitor.



If the [High-speed Burst] () icon is displayed on the upper-right part of the screen, the setting is completed.
As long as you hold the <shutter button> down, the camera will shoot successive images.

Viewing Each Image in a Group (Group playback)
When playing back images, images taken in [High-speed Burst]() mode are displayed in a group with only the first image displayed, however, grouped images can also be viewed individually.
IMPORTANT
If you erase a grouped image, all the images in the group will also be erased. Be sure to exercise adequate caution.
REFERENCE
  • To view images taken in [High-speed Burst] () mode as a group, press <MENU> (), and then select [On] for [Group Images] in the [Playback Menu] () tab. (By default, [On] is selected.)


1. Press the <Playback> () button.


2. The last captured image will appear.



Operate the <directional buttons> left or right to choose an image that displays ().


3. The following screen appears.



Press the <FUNC./SET> () button.


4. The following screen appears.



Operate the <directional buttons> up or dawn to choose (), then Press the <FUNC./SET> () button again.


5. The following screen appears.



If you Operate the <directional buttons> left or right, only the images in the group will be displayed.
After pressing the <FUNC./SET> () button, Operate the <directional buttons> up or dawn to choose (), then press the <FUNC./SET> () button again to cancel group playback.


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