How to set / cancel the Self-timer using the PowerShot SX200 IS.

Article ID: ART127683 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Setting the Self-Timer

When using the [Self-Timer], you can set a 10-second or 2-second delay for shooting after the shutter button is pressed. This section describes how to set and cancel the [Self-Timer].

  • As the actual locations of buttons / switches on cameras vary depending on the camera model, the illustrations that appear on this page may differ from your camera.
  • Screens or menu listings may differ depending on the camera model being used.
  • The following explanations are provided based on the assumption that the [Shooting Mode] is set to [Program AE] ().

Setting Self-Timer to 10 seconds or 2 seconds

1. Press the <Power> button on the camera.

2. Press the <Self-Timer> button ().

3. The following screen appears.

Operate the <directional buttons> to select [10 sec. Self-Timer] () or [2 sec. Self-Timer] ().

Confirm that the [Self-Timer] setting you selected appears.

4. If the following icon appears on the LCD monitor, this setting is completed.

Canceling the Self-Timer

5. Press the <Self-Timer> () button, and the following screen appears.

Operate the <directional buttons> to select the [Self-Timer Off] ().

Make sure to select [Self-Timer Off].

6. If the self-timer icon is not displayed, then the [Self-Timer] setting has been cancelled.

This completes the process of setting the self-timer.



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