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The self-timer mode is not able to be selected

The self-timer mode is not able to be selected

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Go to the mode dial put it on Auto, or P, or M then push the funtion button this will bring up a screen that has the self timer selctions on bottom of display screen. click whcih timer you want and push the shutter down and it will take a few seconds and then take picture

Posted on Nov 12, 2009

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SOURCE: Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 Self-timer will not turn on.

Hi . I get this problem too . You need to ensure that the picture setting is Portrait rather than black/white etc as it doesn't work on all modes!

Posted on Jul 28, 2008

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In the Recording menu, select [Drive Mode]. Select one of the delay modes, 2-second or 10-second, then press the MENU button. Start the self-timer by pressing the shutter release button.

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1. Secure the camera to a tripod or place it on a stable surface.
2. Rotate the mode dial to [S], [P], [PICT], [AV], or [M]
3. Press the Power button turn on the Camera.
4. Press arrow [>] .
5. Use up arrow or down arrow to select the desired self-timer mode.
6. Compose your scene and press the shutter button.
  • The self-timer function is activated.
  • The photograph is then taken after the preset time.
  • To cancel the self-timer at any time, press the shutter button.
After one shot is taken, the self-timer mode is turned off.
If you wish to take another image using the self-timer, repeat these steps.

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How to use selftimer on Samsung S630


Hey hpnotiq_babe,
Directions on how to set the self timer on this camera are on page 27 of your camera manual. I have included a link to a PDF download of your camera manual in case you need it. I have copied the instructions on how to set the self timer on your camera below. I hope this helps!

● Selecting the self-timer
1. Rotate the MODE DIAL to select a RECORDING
mode with the exception of VOICE RECORDING
mode.
2. Press the SELF-TIMER button until the desired
mode indicator displays on the LCD monitor.
A 10 second, 2 second or double self-timer icon
appears on the LCD monitor. In Movie Clip mode,
only the 10-second self-timer will work.
•2SEC self-timer ( )
: Pressing the shutter button will allow an
interval of 2 seconds before the image is
taken.
•10SEC self-timer ( )
: Pressing the shutter button will allow an
interval of 10 seconds before the image is taken.
•Double self-timer ( )
: A picture will be taken after about 10 seconds and 2 seconds later a
second picture will be taken. When using the flash, the 2-second self-timer
may be delayed for longer than 2 seconds depending on the flash charge
time.
3. When you press the SHUTTER button, the picture will be taken after the
specified time has elapsed.


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Casio Exilim EX-Z1200 Self-timer will not turn on.


Hi . I get this problem too . You need to ensure that the picture setting is Portrait rather than black/white etc as it doesn't work on all modes!

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Setting the camera timer


Hi there,
by the way in setting the timer for your camera here is what you are going to do...

-turn the camera on
-set the camera in recording
-press the Right Button beside the menu button (the incomplete circle)
-and then you will see that there will an icon showing in the left side part of the screen of the camera.

Selecting the self-timer
1. Rotate the MODE DIAL to select a RECORDING mode with the exception of VOICE RECORDING mode.
2. Press the SELF-TIMER button until the desired mode indicator displays on the LCD monitor.
A 10 second, 2 second or double self-timer icon appears on the LCD monitor. In Movie Clip mode, only the 10-second self-timer will work.
•2SEC self-timer (icon of incomplete circle with 2S)
: Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 2 seconds before the image is
taken.
•10SEC self-timer (incomplete circle)
: Pressing the shutter button will allow an interval of 10 seconds before the image is taken.
•Double self-timer (double incomplete circle)
: A picture will be taken after about 10 seconds and 2 seconds later a second picture will be taken. When using the flash, the 2-second self-timer may be delayed for longer than 2 seconds depending on the flash charge time.
3. When you press the SHUTTER button, the picture will be taken after the
specified time has elapsed.

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