DVR 514 Digital Video Recorder

User Manual

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Contents
Introduction .................................................................................................................................. 2 What‟s Included ............................................................................................................................ 2 Parts of the Camera ..................................................................................................................... 3 Initial Camera Setup ..................................................................................................................... 4 Main Camera Modes .................................................................................................................... 6 Camera Technical Specifications .................................................................................................. 8 Computer System Requirements – WINDOWS OS ..................................................................... 9 Computer System Requirements – MAC OS ............................................................................... 9 Using Your Digital Camera ......................................................................................................... 10 Changing Camera Mode ............................................................................................................ 12 Navigating the Menus................................................................................................................. 13 Video Capture Mode .................................................................................................................. 14 Video Playback Mode................................................................................................................. 19 Audio Capture Mode .................................................................................................................. 24 Audio Playback Mode................................................................................................................. 24 Photo Capture Mode .................................................................................................................. 28 Photo Playback Mode ................................................................................................................ 35 Camera Setup Menu .................................................................................................................. 44 Connecting the Camera to a TV ................................................................................................. 51 Installing the Software ................................................................................................................ 52 Connecting the Camera to the Computer ................................................................................... 53 Getting Photos and Videos from your Camera to Your Computer .............................................. 54 Get started!................................................................................................................................. 55 Transfer media from my camera to my computer manually (Using Windows) ............................ 55 Transfer media from my camera to my computer manually (Using Macintosh) .......................... 56 Camera Maintenance ................................................................................................................. 56 Sakar Warranty Card.................................................................................................................. 57 Technical Support ....................................................................................................................... 58 Troubleshooting.......................................................................................................................... 58

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Introduction
Thank you for purchasing this digital video recorder. Everything you need to take quality digital photos and videos is included with your camera.

Vivitar makes capturing those special moments as easy as possible.

Please read this manual carefully first in order to get the most out of your digital camera.

Note:    Your digital video recorder supports an SD Memory Card (up to 32GB). In order to use your digital video recorder normally, it is strongly recommended to insert the SD Memory card before use. SD Memory cards are not included and need to be purchased separately.

What’s Included

1. Digital Video Recorder 2. USB cable 3. Vivitar Experience Image Manager software Installation CD 4. AV Cable 5. Lithium Battery 6. AC Charger 7. Hand Strap (not shown)

Note: SD Memory Card not included

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Parts of the Camera

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Display Button LED ON/OFF Button Mode Button Power Button Menu Button Up/Zoom In Button Power indicator light SD Card Slot Shutter Button

13. OK Button 14. Down / Zoom Out Button 15. Left Button 16. Speaker 17. LCD Screen 18. Hand Strap 19. Tripod Socket 20. Battery Compartment 21. Self-Timer Indicator Light 22. Lens 23. Microphone 24. Compensating Light

10. USB Port 11. AV Port 12. Right / Self-Timer Button

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Initial Camera Setup
Installing the Batteries Installing the Memory Card

Turning On the Camera

Using the Camera

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Turn the Power on. This changes the language interface of the camcorder to the language you selected. Press the MENU button. Press the OK button to save your selection. Turn the Power on.When using your digital video camera for the first time. 3. 4. 7. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to change the digits on each of the settings you wish to update. 1. 2. Press the Right direction control button to open the Setup menu. Hour. Press the MENU button to close the menu and exit the Setup function. 5. Press the OK button to save your selection. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to select the Year. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the Date & Time option. Press the MENU button. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the Language option. Press the Right direction control button to open the Setup menu. Setting the Date and Time Set the time and date that appears on the photos you capture. Minute and Date Format 6. 8. Press the MENU button to close the menu and exit the Setup function. Press the OK button to open the Date and Time settings. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the language you desire. 8. 4. 5. it is recommended to select your camera LANGUAGE and DATE & TIME before you begin capturing videos. 3. Press the OK or Right button to enter the Language submenu. 1. Month. Day. Setting the Language Set the language that appears on the camera menu options. 2. sounds or photos. 7. 6. 5 .

You can switch modes by pressing the MODE button on your camera after the camera has been powered ON. After turning on your camera. To access the various menus for the Photo Capture mode. To take a picture. press the MENU button while in the Photo Capture mode. Audio Capture Mode Use this mode to record audio with your camera. The picture will be automatically saved to your camera‟s memory card. A recording time lapse indicator will appear on the LCD while the recording is in progress. To take a video. A recording time lapse indicator will appear on the LCD while the recording is in progress. The video will be automatically saved to your camera‟s memory card. press the Shutter button. To access the various menus for the Video Capture mode.Main Camera Modes Your camera has different modes for the various camera functions. press the Shutter button. press the Shutter button again. press the MODE button twice to open the Photo Capture mode. To record audio. aim your camera as desired and press the Shutter button. press the MODE button once to open the Audio Capture mode. The audio file will be automatically saved to the memory card. 6 . To stop the audio recording. press the MENU button while in the Video Capture mode. Photo Capture Mode Use this mode to capture pictures with your camera. aim your camera as desired and press the Shutter button to start the record. Video Capture Mode Use this mode to capture videos with your digital camera. To stop the record. This is the default mode when the camera is powered ON. After turning on your camera.

Playback Mode (Photos & Videos) Use this mode to view and manage the photos and videos on your camera. edit or delete them as desired. You can scroll through the photos and videos that you‟ve previously taken to view. After turning on your camera. To access the various menus for the Playback mode for photos and videos. 7 . press the MODE button three times to open the Playback mode for photos and videos. press the MENU button while in the Playback mode.

German. Dutch. Fluorescent Normal. Red. Bulb (Incandescent) .5. Green.Camera Technical Specifications Image Sensor CMOS Sensor (5M) 2592 x 1944 pixels. Spanish. 640X480 pixels (30 fps). Italian. French. Turkish Interface System Requirements Battery Working Temperature USB 2. Negative. Portuguese. (3M) 2048 x 1536 pixels. Daylight. 8 .0 Windows XP SP3. Black and White. and (VGA) 640 x 480 pixels Video Resolution File Format External Memory LCD Display Zoom Exposure White Balance Color Effect Microphone Speaker Self-Timer Multi Snapshots (Burst) Language Russian. Vista SP1 or Windows 7 Mac OSX v10. Sepia. Image Resolution (2M) 1600 x 1200 pixels. Cloudy.0EV Auto. Blue Yes Yes 2 or 10 second delay Yes English.x and above Lithium Battery -20~45℃ 720 x 480. 320X240 pixels (30 fps) JPEG/AVI SD Card (up to 32GB) 2.0 Inch TFT 4X Digital Zoom -2. (1M) 1280 x 960 pixels.0EV ~ +2.

1024 X 768 recommended screen resolution
 CD-ROM Drive QuickTime® 6 or higher
 Microsoft® Internet Explorer 7 or higher Windows Media Player 10 or higher
 DirectX 9 or higher Internet connection required Computer System Requirements – MAC OS To be able to download photos and videos to your Macintosh. you will need the following minimum configuration:           Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 3.5. you will need the following minimum configuration:      Intel processor running Mac OS X v10.x or later 256 MB RAM. Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or Windows 7 Pentium® 4 processor (or above)
 512 MB of RAM with 250 MB of free hard disk space
 16-bit Color monitor.Computer System Requirements – WINDOWS OS To be able to download photos and videos to your PC. 250 MB free hard disk space Display: 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution monitor QuickTime® 6 or higher Internet connection required 9 .

Push the SD card into the slot in the direction shown on the camera (see SD icon by the SD card slot). Connect the camera with the USB cable either to the AC adapter or to the computer. This indicates the SD card has been inserted correctly. according to the polarity shown inside the battery compartment. If you do not see the SD icon on the display. 3.Using Your Digital Camera Installing the Battery Make sure the lithium battery has been inserted properly into your digital video camera. Open the SD cover. 2.) To properly insert the SD Card: 1. Make sure it is fully charged before the first use. If the SD card is locked this will prevent the camera from saving captured photos to the SD card. 10 . please check if the card was inserted properly. 2. Insert the rechargeable lithium battery into the camera. 3. Make sure the SD card is not locked (check the lock switch on the side of the SD card). 4. (SD card not included. To charge the lithium battery: 1. Make sure the camera is powered off. Push the SD card until you hear a slight clicking sound. an SD icon will appear on the LCD display. The charge light will turn off when the battery is fully charged. Installing the SD Memory Card Make sure an SD card has been properly inserted into your camera. Note: After the camera is powered on.

Note: Your digital camera also has a Power Save feature that will automatically turn off your camera after a specific period of time that your camera is left idle. you can press the Power button again at any point to turn your camera OFF. Powering the camera OFF While the camera is on. You will see a “Goodbye” splash screen and then the camera will power off completely. The camera will be in Video Capture mode to start.Powering the camera ON Flip open the LCD screen and press the Power button to turn your camera ON. 11 . The Power Save settings can be set from the Power Save options in the Camera Setup Menu. The Power button is located on the inside wall of digital video camera.

To change the active camera mode. this icon will display on the top-left corner of the LCD display When in Playback Mode. Playback Mode (for videos. Audio Capture Mode . audio and photos) .Use this mode to view the videos. 4. the Video Capture Mode will be active.Use this mode to capture photos with your camera. audio and photos you have already taken with your camera. this icon will display on the top-left corner of the LCD display 12 .Use this mode to capture videos with your camera. make sure the camera is powered ON and press the MODE button. Video Capture Mode . When in Video Capture Mode. Photo Capture Mode . When the camera is first powered ON.Changing Camera Mode Your camera has four main modes: 1. The icons that appear on the LCD screen are the best default settings so that you can begin to capture and enjoy clear quality videos and photos.Use this mode to capture audio with your camera. 2. this icon will display on the top-left corner of the LCD display When in Audio Capture Mode. this icon will display on the top-left corner of the LCD display When in Photo Capture Mode. 3.

Navigating the Menus Each camera mode has a set of menus specific to that mode. 13 . 1. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired submenu option. Press the OK button to confirm and save the highlighted menu option. 6. 2. 5. 3. At any time you can press the MENU button to exit the menus and return to the previous screen. Press the RIGHT or OK button to open the select submenu option. 4. Press the UP or DOWN directional control buttons to highlight the desired option. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 7. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll between the various menus for the current mode.

The video will automatically be saved to the camera‟s SD card in AVI format. To PAUSE and RE-START the video capture. 4. press the Shutter button again. The elapsed time of the video appears on the top right of the LCD screen indicating that the record is in progress. Press the Shutter button to START the video capture.Video Capture Mode The Video Capture Mode allows you to capture videos with your digital video camera. To STOP the video record. 5. 2. 7. Press the UP/Zoom In and DOWN/Zoom Out buttons to better set the camera display if desired. the camera will be in Video Capture Mode. While in Video Capture Mode use the LCD display to direct the camera at the scene you would like to capture. 14 . Taking a Video 1. When the camera is first powered ON. The video icon appears on the top left corner of the LCD: . 3. 6. press the RIGHT button.

Audio Capture Mode. This keeps the camera on and saves the battery consumption. Press the DISPLAY to hide the display of the icons on the screen. The screen will be black but the camera is still active. 2. Photo Capture Mode and Playback Mode Turns on and off the LED light which adds more light to the scene you are capturing OK MODE LED On/Off    Hide/Show the LCD Icons The display of the icons on the LCD screen can be hidden or visible as desired. 1. Press the DISPLAY twice. Exits the menu screen Saves your selected menu option Toggles between the Video Capture Mode. center) Zooms Out Other Shutter STARTS/STOPS the video capture  MENU  Opens the menu options for Video Capture Mode Note: To navigate through the Menus. Press the DISPLAY button three times to redisplay the scene and icons on the screen. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons. 3. 15 .Video Capture Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Button Up Right Down Function Zooms In Changes Video Resolution (icon changes on the LCD screen – top.

Video Capture Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera‟s Video Capture Mode: Movie Size. The Movie Size options include: 720 x 480. 6. 10. 9. Keep in mind that images with a higher resolution/size will also take up more memory on your camera‟s SD card memory. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Movie Size menu. Movie Size Menu The Movie Size menu allows you to choose the desired size of the images taken by your camera. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Frame Rate. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 2. The higher the frame rate will take up more memory on your camera‟s SD card memory. Metering and White Balance. 640 x 480. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. The Frame Rate options include: High. Low 16 . Frame Rate Menu The Frame Rate menu allows you to choose the amount of frames per second your video is captured. 5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the desired menu option. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 4. 8. 3. Press the OK button to save your selection. 320 x 240 1. 7. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item.

17 . but giving greater weight to the subject in the center Multi – Used in standard conditions the camera divides and adjusts the settings of the image into several zones for light metering such as complex light conditions. Depending on your selection. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 3. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. brightness. position of subject. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 4. Metering Menu The Metering setting will affect how your camera focuses when capturing an image. 5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Frame Rate menu. 7. 8. 7. 9. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. The Metering options include: Center – Averages the light metered from the entire frame. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 4. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 2. 6. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Metering menu. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 2.1. 5. 6. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. direct light and scenes Spot – Meters the area within the spot point frame at the center of the LCD to set the exposure on the subject in the center of the monitor. 1. background. the camera will be more sensitive to focusing on particular areas in the display and adjust the image color and lighting accordingly.

8. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Properly adjusting the White Balance setting to match your current environment will allow the camera to properly balance the colors in the images that are taken with your camera. Cloudy. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 9. 4. 10. Fluorescent. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. White Balance Menu The White Balance feature allows your camera to adjust the coloring of the captured images depending on the type of light source in the current environment. 7. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 9. Daylight. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 5. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 3. Bulb (Incandescent) 1. 10. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. The White Balance options include: Auto.8. 2. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the White Balance menu. 18 . Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 6.

2. Playing Videos on Your Digital Video Recorder 1. Select your Video:  Once in Playback mode. Play your selected video:      Press the Shutter button to START playing the video. Press the UP button to PAUSE the video and to continue playing and pausing as needed. audio and photos) will display on the LCD screen. press the LEFT button. 19 . the camera will be in Video Capture mode by default. press the MENU button. Videos will appear with a video icon on the bottom left of the LCD screen.   Each captured image (videos. To FAST REWIND the playing video. The Playback mode will allow you to review and edit videos. press the RIGHT button. press LEFT or RIGHT direction buttons to scroll through the images on your digital video recorder‟s memory card until you find the video you would like to view. To fully stop the video and restore the icons to the LCD. To FAST FORWARD the playing video.   Press the MODE button three times to open the Playback Mode.Video Playback Mode When you first turn on the camera. photos and audio that you‟ve already taken with you camera.

4. All the images on your camera will appear in the Thumbnail View. 5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the OK button to enlarge the image full size.To Delete one file select „One‟ and press OK. left of the Thumbnail. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Delete menu. 2. Once the selected video is full size you can play and view the video. Use the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll and select the image you wish to view. 6. All) Delete Menu While in the Thumbnail View. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button to open the Thumbnail view in Playback Mode. The images (videos and photos) on your camera will be displayed in a 3 X 3 matrix where you can scroll and select images from the thumbnails. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. you can delete files from your camera using the Delete menu. 20 . 3. Thumbnail View Menu The Thumbnail menu option includes: Delete (One. 3. Note: Videos appear with a „V‟ on the bottom. Press the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction buttons to scroll and select the file you wish to delete. All 1. Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current file.Thumbnail View Use the DOWN/Zoom Out button to display the images on your camera in Thumbnail View. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. . Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button. 1. The Delete options include: One. 2. 4. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the file.

 MENU Opens the menu options for Video Playback Mode Note: To navigate through the Menus.   Navigates in the Thumbnail View Pauses a playing video Displays the NEXT image Navigates in the Thumbnail View Fast Forwards a playing video Displays the Thumbnail View. 8. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to Thumbnail View. Remember: Locked files cannot be deleted. and then open the Delete Menu to delete the file(s). 7. Photo Capture Mode and Playback Mode OK MODE   21 . unlock the file using the Lock menu.. Navigates in the Thumbnail View Displays the PREVIOUS image Navigates in the Thumbnail View Fast Rewinds a playing video Exits the menu screen Stops the video playback Saves your selected menu option Toggles between the Video Capture Mode. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting files. To delete the file(s). Video Playback Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Audio Capture Mode. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the files. Button Up Function   Right    Down   Left    Other Shutter Starts the video playback.To Delete all the files saved on the SD card select „All‟.

5. Remember: Locked videos cannot be deleted. Lock All.Video Playback Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera‟s Video Playback Mode: Lock. 2. Select „Yes‟ to confirm. The Delete options include: One. 6. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Lock menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Delete menu. 2. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Any image that is locked will display a lock symbol on the LCD screen when viewing that image in the Playback mode. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Unlock All 1. 4. All 1. 22 . you will be asked to confirm the option. Select „No‟ to return without changing the protection of the image. 3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Delete Lock Menu Pictures and Videos taken with your camera can be protected or “locked” to prevent any deletion or alteration being made to the files. 7. The Lock options include: Lock/Unlock One. Delete Menu While in the Playback mode. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. It you chose to Lock/Unlock One or Lock/Unlock All. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. Videos that are not locked will not display the lock symbol. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting. you can delete videos from your camera using the Delete menu. 8.

A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Remember: Locked images cannot be deleted. 6. 23 . Press the OK button to select and save the desired option.To Delete one image select „One‟ and press OK. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 5. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. unlock the image using the Lock menu.3. then open the Delete Menu to delete the image(s). 8. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting images. 4. 7. To delete the image(s). A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the images.To Delete all the images saved on the SD card select „All‟. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the image. . Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current image. .

  Press the MODE button three times to open the Playback Mode. 3. Press the Shutter button to START audio recording. photos and audio that you‟ve already taken with you camera. the camera will be in Video Capture mode by default. 4. To PAUSE the audio recording. 24 . Recording Audio 1. The Audio file will be saved to the camera‟s SD memory card. press LEFT or RIGHT direction buttons to scroll through the files on your digital video recorder‟s memory card until you find the audio you would like to listen to. To STOP the audio recording. Playing Captured Audio on Your Digital Video Recorder 1. The time indicator on the LCD screen will begin showing the time lapse of the recording. The Playback mode will allow you to review and edit videos. 5. After turning on your camera. press the Shutter button.   Each captured image (videos. Select your Audio File:  Once in Playback mode. audio and photos) will display on the LCD screen.Audio Capture Mode The Audio Capture mode allows you to capture audio with your digital camera. Audio will appear with an audio icon on the bottom left of the LCD screen. Audio Playback Mode When you first turn on the camera. Press the RIGHT button again to resume the audio recording. press the RIGHT button. 2. press the MODE button once to use the Audio Capture mode.

Note: Audio files appear with an audio icon on the bottom. Play your selected audio:      Press the Shutter button to START playing the audio. Press the OK button to enlarge the file full size. Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button to open the Thumbnail view in Playback Mode. 1. To FAST FORWARD press the RIGHT button. The Delete options include: One. 3. To fully stop the audio and restore the icons to the LCD. Once the selected audio is full size you can play and listen to the file. Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button. 25 . Thumbnail View Use the DOWN/Zoom Out button to display the images on your camera in Thumbnail View. 4. you can delete files from your camera using the Delete menu.2. To FAST REWIND press the LEFT button. Press the UP button to PAUSE the video and to continue playing and pausing as needed. press the MENU button. Use the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll and select the file you wish to listen to. Thumbnail View Menu The Thumbnail View menu option includes: Delete (One. 2. left of the Thumbnail. All 1. The images (videos and photos) on your camera will be displayed in a 3 X 3 matrix where you can scroll and select images from the thumbnails. All) Delete Menu While in the Thumbnail View. All the files on your camera will appear in the Thumbnail View.

A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. . Any audio file that is locked will display a lock symbol on the LCD screen when listening to that file in the Playback mode. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to Thumbnail View.2. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the file. 4. Delete Lock Menu Audio captured with your camera can be protected or “locked” to prevent any deletion or alteration being made to the files. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting files. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Unlock All 1.To Delete one file select „One‟ and press OK. 2. To delete the file(s). Audio Playback Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera‟s Audio Playback Mode: Lock. The Lock options include: Lock/Unlock One. Audio files that are not locked will not display the lock symbol. 3. 6. 8. . 7. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Delete menu.To Delete all the files saved on the SD card select „All‟. Press the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction buttons to scroll and select the file you wish to delete. Lock All. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Remember: Locked files cannot be deleted. and then open the Delete Menu to delete the file(s). Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current file. unlock the file using the Lock menu. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the files. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Lock menu. 26 . Remember: Locked files cannot be deleted.

6. Select „Yes‟ to confirm. 8. 3. Select „No‟ to return without changing the protection of the file. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Remember: Locked files cannot be deleted. 4. All 1. 6. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current file. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option.3. 7. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 27 . Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting. Delete Menu While in the Playback mode. The Delete options include: One. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting files. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. unlock the file using the Lock menu. then open the Delete Menu to delete the file(s). A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the files. It you chose to Lock/Unlock One or Lock/Unlock All.To Delete all the files saved on the SD card select „All‟.To Delete one file select „One‟ and press OK. . Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 8. . 5. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Delete menu. you can delete audio from your camera using the Delete menu. 4. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 5. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the file. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 7. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 2. To delete the file(s). you will be asked to confirm the option.

Press the Shutter button to take the picture. 4. 3. Exits the menu screen Saves your selected menu option Toggles between the Video Capture Mode. Photo Capture Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons: Button Up Right Down Function Zooms In Toggles between the Self-Timer options. Press the UP/Zoom In and DOWN/Zoom Out buttons to better set the camera display if desired. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons. While in Photo Capture mode. 2. MutliShots or Normal Photo Capture Zooms Out Other Shutter Captures a photo  MENU  Opens the menu options for Photo Capture Mode Note: To navigate through the Menus. Audio Capture Mode. After turning on your camera.Photo Capture Mode The Photo Capture mode allows you to capture pictures with your digital camera. use the LCD display to direct the camera at the scene you would like to capture. Photo Capture Mode and Playback Mode Turns on and off the LED light which adds more light to the scene you are capturing OK MODE LED On/Off    28 . The picture will automatically be saved to the memory or SD card. press the MODE button twice to use the Photo Capture mode. Taking a Picture 1.

(3M) 2048 x 1536. 4. White Balance. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the DISPLAY button three times to redisplay the scene and icons on the screen.Hide/Show the LCD Icons The display of the icons on the LCD screen can be hidden or visible as desired. The screen will be black but the camera is still active. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 7. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 8. and Date Stamp Resolution Menu The Resolution menu allows you to choose the desired size of the images taken by your camera. 3. and (VGA) 640 x 480 1. (2M) 1600 x 1200. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 5. 9. Quality. Keep in mind that images with a higher resolution will also take up more of your camera‟s memory. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 6. 29 . 1. (1M) 1280 x 960. 3. Press the DISPLAY to hide the display of the icons on the screen. Press the DISPLAY twice. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. The Resolution options include: (5M) 2592 x 1944. Photo Capture Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera‟s Photo Capture Mode: Resolution. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 2. 10. Exposure. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Resolution menu. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Metering. This keeps the camera on and saves the battery consumption. Capture Mode. 2. Effect.

5. The Quality options include: Super Fine. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 3. 8. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. Fine. but giving greater weight to the subject in the center Multi – Used in standard conditions the camera divides and adjusts the settings of the image into several zones for light metering such as complex light conditions. 4. The Metering options include: Center – Averages the light metered from the entire frame. 30 . Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 2. brightness. background. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option.Quality Menu The Quality menu allows you to select the desired quality level of the images taken by your camera. 7. direct light and scenes Spot – Meters the area within the spot point frame at the center of the LCD to set the exposure on the subject in the center of the monitor. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Keep in mind that images with a higher image quality level will also take up more memory on your camera. 9. Normal 1. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Quality menu. 1. the camera will be more sensitive to focusing on particular areas in the display and adjust the image color and lighting accordingly. Metering Menu The Metering setting will affect how your camera focuses when capturing an image. 6. Depending on your selection. position of subject. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode.

Bulb (Incandescent) 1. Properly adjusting the White Balance setting to match your current environment will allow the camera to properly balance the colors in the images that are taken with your camera. Cloudy. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 31 . 6. 2. 4. 9. 3. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 8. 3. 6. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 10. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 9. 5. 7. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. 4. Fluorescent. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. Daylight. The White Balance options include: Auto. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the White Balance menu. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item.2. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. White Balance Menu The White Balance feature allows your camera to adjust the coloring of the captured images depending on the type of light source in the current environment. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 5. 10. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Metering menu. 7. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 8.

3. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. reduce the exposure setting (by using the negative . +1. -1. Capture Mode (Self-Timer and Multi Snapshots) Menu The Capture Mode feature includes the Self-Timer and Multi Snapshots options. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 8. 2. -1.0. If the environment has less light (darker) than is needed. This is an optimal feature if you don‟t just want to take the picture but would also like to be in the picture yourself.7. 5. press the Shutter button on your camera and position yourself in front of the camera as desired. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen.7. This feature can be effective when trying to capture a 32 . 3. This setting should be adjusted when the environment is lighter or darker than normal.7.Exposure Menu The Exposure setting helps you control the amount of light that enters your camera‟s lens. +. Continues (Multi Snapshots): This menu option allows you to take three rapid snapshots in a row with a single click of the Shutter button. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Exposure menu.3. The Exposure options include: -2. increase the exposure setting (by using the positive + count) to increase the amount of light allowed into the lens by your camera. When the environment has more light than is needed. +2.. 0. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item.07.3. Just set the desired self-timer delay. -0. +1.0. +1. 6. +0. -0. 4. 7.0 1. 10. 9. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option.3. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. -1.count) to reduce the amount of light allowed into the lens by your camera. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode.0. Self-Timer: The Self-Timer allows you to set a delay between the time that the camera‟s Shutter button is pressed and the actual capture of the picture.

3. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the 33 . Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. The Effect options include: Normal.particular moment in a sporting event or other scenes with quick movements. Continues (Continuous Shot) 1. 2. 3. Green. Sepia. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. The LCD screen displays the scene you would like to capture with the change of color according to the effect selected. Effect Menu The Effect Menu allows you to choose interesting and creative color effects to the images being captured with your camera. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 4. 2. 9. 5. 7. Blue 1. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. B&W. 6. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Effect menu. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 7. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. The Capture Mode options include: Self-Timer 2s (2 second delay). 5. 9. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Capture Mode menu. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 6. Self Timer 10 (10 second delay). 4. 8. Negative. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 10. Red. 8.

5. The Date Stamp options include: Off. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Off: There is no date „stamped‟ onto the image. 4. 8. restore the camera‟s default factory settings or Power Off the digital video camera. Date & Time 1. 6. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Note: The Date and Time can be set or changed using the Camera‟s Setup Menu > Date & Time setting options. 2. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 3.setting. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Date Stamp menu. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 7. Date Stamp Menu Use this menu to set the camera‟s Time and Date indicator. 9. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Date. 34 . Date: There is a date „stamped‟ unto the image to document when the image was captured. Date & Time: There is a date and time „stamped‟ unto the image to document when the image was captured. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen.

Select your Photo:  Once in Playback mode. Zooming In/Out of your selected Photo: Press the UP / Zoom In button to Zoom In and magnify the selected photo. Use the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction buttons to navigate around the photo. Viewing Photos on Your Digital Video Recorder 1. 2. Use the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll and select the image you wish to view.   Press the MODE button three times to open the Playback Mode.  Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button to Zoom Out of the selected photo. 1. The images (videos and photos) on your camera will be displayed in a 3 X 3 matrix where you can scroll and select images from the thumbnails. The Playback mode will allow you to review and edit videos. Use the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction control buttons to navigate around the photo. All the images on your camera will appear in the Thumbnail View. 35 . Press the OK button to enlarge the image full size.Photo Playback Mode When you first turn on the camera. the camera will be in Video Capture mode by default. Thumbnail View Use the DOWN/Zoom Out button to display the images on your camera in Thumbnail View. 3. Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button. 2. photos and audio that you‟ve already taken with you camera.   Each captured image (videos and photos) will display on the LCD screen. press LEFT or RIGHT direction buttons to scroll through the images on your digital video recorder‟s memory card until you find the image you would like to view.

Repeat (No. Slide Show Menu The Slide Show menu allows you to set the interval length of time that each picture will display during the Slide Show.To Delete one file select „One‟ and press OK. Press the DOWN/Zoom Out button to open the Thumbnail view in Playback Mode.Thumbnail View Menus The Thumbnail View menu options include: Delete. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the files. 5. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the file. Remember: Locked files cannot be deleted. All 1. The Delete options include: One. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. 7. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 36 . Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting files. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. you can delete files from your camera using the Delete menu. 6. Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current file. . 4. unlock the file using the Lock menu. 2.To Delete all the files saved on the SD card select „All‟. To delete the file(s). . and then open the Delete Menu to delete the file(s). Slide Show Delete Menu While in the Thumbnail View. Press the UP / DOWN / LEFT / RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll and select the file you wish to delete. Yes) 1. 3. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to Thumbnail View. Interval (1 – 10 seconds). The Slide Show options include: Start. 8. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Delete menu.

The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. . Press the OK button to stop the Slide Show.2. Press the OK button to open the selected menu.Select „Start‟ the press OK to begin your Slide Show. 37 . Press OK to begin the Slide Show according to your settings. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Once your settings are saved: Use the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select „Start‟. Interval (1 – 10 seconds): Selects the time interval between photos viewed in the Slide Show. . 5.You can choose between 1 second to 10 second intervals by selecting „Interval‟. 4. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 8. 3. Note: Press the UP button to pause and continue viewing the Slide Show. 9. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item.Select „Repeat‟ then press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to choose either „Yes‟: to view Slide Show in a continuous loop or „No‟: to view the Slide Show once. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 6. . .Press the OK button to save the desired interval setting.Then press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to choose a specific interval time. . Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Slide Show menu. 7. Start: Begins a Slide Show of all your captured photos. Repeat: Repeats the Slide Show in a continuous loop.

Audio Capture Mode. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons. Exits the menu screen Saves your selected menu option Stops Slide Show Toggles between the Video Capture Mode.Photo Playback Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Button Up Function    Right   Down    Left   Zooms into a selected photo Navigates in the Thumbnail View Pauses Slide Show Displays the NEXT image Navigates in the Thumbnail View Displays the Thumbnail View Zooms out of a selected photo that has been zoomed into Navigates in the Thumbnail View Displays the PREVIOUS image Navigates in the Thumbnail View Other  MENU  Opens the menu options for Photo Playback Mode Note: To navigate through the Menus. Photo Capture Mode and Playback Mode OK MODE    38 .

2. Delete Menu While in the Playback mode. you can delete videos from your camera using the Delete menu. you will be asked to confirm the option. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Lock menu. Slide Show. The Delete options include: One. Resize. Print Lock Menu Pictures and Videos taken with your camera can be protected or “locked” to prevent any deletion or alteration being made to the files. Videos that are not locked will not display the lock symbol. 6. Select „Yes‟ to confirm. 5. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Lock All. Any image that is locked will display a lock symbol on the LCD screen when viewing that image in the Playback mode. 3. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Delete menu. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 4. Remember: Locked videos cannot be deleted. All 1. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Rotate.Photo Playback Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera‟s Photo Playback Mode: Lock. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 7. Unlock All 1. Effect. 2. The Lock options include: Lock/Unlock One. Voice Memo. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting. 8. It you chose to Lock/Unlock One or Lock/Unlock All. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Select „No‟ to return without changing the protection of the image. 39 . Delete.

A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. Slide Show Menu The Slide Show menu allows you to set the interval length of time that each picture will display during the Slide Show. 2. Interval (1 – 10 seconds). Start: Begins a Slide Show of all your captured photos. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Slide Show menu. . Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 4.To Delete one image select „One‟ and press OK. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the images.Select „Start‟ the press OK to begin your Slide Show. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 8. 6.To Delete all the images saved on the SD card select „All‟. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Yes) 1. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. . Remember: Locked images cannot be deleted. The Slide Show options include: Start. 3. Interval (1 – 10 seconds): Selects the time interval between photos viewed in the Slide Show. 4. Press the OK button to open the selected menu.Then press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to choose a specific interval time.3. Repeat (No. 5. . unlock the image using the Lock menu. . Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 40 . Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the image. . 7. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting images.You can choose between 1 second to 10 second intervals by selecting „Interval‟. Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current image. then open the Delete Menu to delete the image(s). To delete the image(s).

Press the OK button to stop the Slide Show.Press the OK button to save the desired interval setting. Green. Negative. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. A new. Use the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select „Start‟. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 41 . If you choose not to edit the photo. . 8. full screen. 6.. Repeat: Repeats the Slide Show in a continuous loop. 4. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Effect menu. Press OK to begin the Slide Show according to your settings. 2. 5. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Note: Press the UP button to pause and continue viewing the Slide Show. Sepia. 7. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 3. press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous menu. Blue 1. separate photo is saved to your camera‟s SD memory card and you will return to the Playback Mode with the new photo. showing your selected effect. Effect Menu The Effect Menu allows you to choose interesting and creative color effects to add to the images already captured with your camera. The Effect options include: Normal. 5. 7. B&W.Select „Repeat‟ then press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to choose either „Yes‟: to view Slide Show in a continuous loop or „No‟: to view the Slide Show once. Red. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 6.

Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. showing your selected image. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 4. separate photo is saved to your camera‟s SD memory card and you will return to the Playback Mode with the new photo. showing your selected rotation. 2. full screen. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. A new. 6. Rotate: Select „Rotate‟ and press the OK button to rotate the photo each time by 90 degrees. Save: Select „Save‟ and press the OK button to save the photo in the chosen rotated position. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Resize menu. Resize Menu The Resize menu allows you to change the image size of your captured photo. A new. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. The Resize options include: 2048 x 1536. 4. press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous menu. The Rotate options include: Rotate. 3. Back 1. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Rotate menu. 5. 1280 x 960. 2. 42 . 3. press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous menu. Save. If you choose not to edit the photo. 5.Rotate Menu Use this menu to rotate the pictures that you‟ve taken with your camera. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. full screen. separate photo is saved to your camera‟s SD memory card and you will return to the Playback Mode with the new photo. 7. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. If you choose not to edit the photo. 640 x 480 1. Back: Select „Back‟ and press OK to return to the previous Menu. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode.

The Voice Memo options include: Add. If you choose not to edit the photo. You will be asked to connect the camera to the Pictbridge printer. 4.Voice Memo Menu The Voice Memo feature allows you to record important information you may want to save for a photo. 5. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll and select the Print menu. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 4. To stop the record. follow the instructions on the printer to proceed with the printing process. 6. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Delete: Select „Delete‟ and press the OK button to delete a Voice Memo from a photo. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Voice Memo menu. Add: Select „Add‟ and press the OK button to automatically begin recording your voice memo. Delete 1. 2. 1. Once connected. 3. Note: Photos with Voice Memos appear with an „M‟ in Thumbnail View. press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous menu. press the MENU button. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Scroll through your pictures and find the one you would like to print. 3. 2. 5. Print Menu You can use the Print menu to print the photos that are on your camera directly to a Pictbridge compatible printer. Connect the USB cable provided in the package from the camera to the Pictbridge port of the printer. In full view an audio icon appears on the LCD display to indicate that the photo includes a Voice Memo. 43 .

Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select from the following Sounds options: Shutter. use the RIGHT or LEFT direction control buttons to select: On or Off. Beep. Volume 1.Camera Setup Menu The Camera Setup Menu can be accessed from the Video Capture Mode. To enter the Camera Setup Menu: 1. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select the Sounds menu.To turn on or off the sound the Shutter makes when pressed. Start-up: . Press the OK button to open the Sounds submenu. Power Frequency.To set the Start-up sound. Start-up. The Sounds Menu options include: Shutter. Sounds Menu The Sounds Menu allows you to adjust the sounds the digital video recorder emits. Date & Time.Press the OK button to save your choice. . Press the RIGHT button to select the Setup icon . 44 . the Photo Capture Mode and the Playback Mode. 2. Volume Shutter: . USB. Power Save. Beep. press the RIGHT or LEFT buttons to select: On or Off. 2. Start-up. Press the MENU button (from the Video Capture/Photo Capture/Playback Modes). . Language.Press the OK button to save your choice. TV Out. The Setup Menu allows you to customize the digital video camera‟s: Sounds. Auto Review. Format and Reset All.

use the RIGHT or LEFT direction control buttons to select: On or Off. 1.To turn on or off the „beep‟ sound made each time a button is pressed.Press the OK button to save your choice. Press the OK button to save your selection. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 1 sec. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen.Beep: . 3. Auto Review Menu Auto Review allows you to adjust the review time of the captured image immediately after taking the picture. Volume: To adjust the sound Volume for buttons that emit sounds when pressed. 3 sec 4. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 6. 6. 7. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the Auto Review options: Off. . The Auto Review options include: Off. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 2 or 3. Press the OK button to open the Auto Review submenu. 5. 1 sec. Press the MENU button to close the menu and return to the Setup menu. 8. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select the Auto Review menu. 5. 4. Press the OK button to save your selection. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. use the RIGHT or LEFT direction control buttons to select 0. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 45 . Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 2. 7. 3. 3 sec 1.

The Power Save options include: 1 minutes. 7. Press the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT direction control buttons to select the next menu item. The designated time represents when your camera will automatically power off. 50Hz – UK. When the camera sits idle for the designated period of time. 5. Press the OK button to save your selection. 2. Press the OK button to open the Power Save submenu. Press the OK button to open the Power Frequency submenu. you may see waves on the images taken by your camera. Power Save Menu You can use the Power Save feature in order to conserve your camera‟s battery life. 8. 3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select the Power Frequency menu. Canada and South America 1. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select the Power Save menu. 6. the camera will shut off completely and will need to be turned on again with the power button before the next use. 3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the Power Frequency options: 50Hz. 2. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the Power Save options: 46 . Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 3 minutes. Europe and Australia 60Hz – US. 60Hz 4. 5 minutes 1.Power Frequency Menu The options in the Frequency menu represent the frequency of the electrical current in fluorescent lighting sources in your locale. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. If your camera is set to a frequency that does not match your country‟s electric current.

1. DD/MM/YYYY . MM/DD/YYYY) 4. 6. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 8. Date & Time Menu The Date & Time menu allows you to set your camera‟s date and time as desired. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 8. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 3. 5. This information will appear on the photos you capture when you select the Date or Time Stamp option. 6. Press the OK button to save your date and time. Minute and Date Format (YYYY/MM/DD . Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 47 . Press the LEFT/RIGHT buttons to select the options: Month. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the Date & Time option. 5. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the OK button to save your selection. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Day. Press the OK button to open the Date & Time settings. 7.1 min. 7. 5 min 4. 3 min. Press the UP/DOWN buttons to change the digits on each of the settings you wish to update. 2. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Hour. Year.

Turkish. Dutch. Press the Right button to enter the TV-Out submenu. This changes the language interface of the camcorder to the language you selected. French. English. 7. TV Out Menu The image of the picture you wish to capture on the LCD can also be displayed on your TV screen instead when using the TV cable provided.Language Menu You can select your camera‟s language setting by selecting the desired language from the Language menu. Dutch. Portuguese. Spanish. 8. 2. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. be sure to choose a language before using the video camcorder. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 6. Italian. French. The TV Out options include: NTSC. Press the OK button to save your selection. 48 . Note: Make sure you select the appropriate TV-Out settings – otherwise your images may not appear correctly. Before using this feature you need to know what the TV setting is for viewing in your region. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. The Language options include: English. 3. Russian 4. German. Note: When using the video camcorder for the first time after purchasing it. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the Language option. German. 2. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the TV-Out option from the menu. 5. Russian 1. Press the OK button to open the Language submenu. Turkish. Portuguese. Italian. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select a language. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. PAL 1. Spanish.

5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the TV-Out option you desire: NTSC . Format Menu You can use the Format menu to delete all of the content that is currently on your camera‟s memory card. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 7. 49 . 4. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 2. 5. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. connect the camcorder to your computer and use either as a MSDC device or PC Cam device. 6. 7. PAL 4. 8. 8. Keep in mind that formatting the memory card will permanently delete all of the content on your camera’s memory card. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the OK button to open the USB submenu 3. USB Menu Using the USB cable included.3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the USB option. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 1. 6. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the OK button to save your selection. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings.

1. If you wish to reset the camcorder select‟ Yes‟. 50 . If you do not wish to format the memory card and would like to Cancel the format.This option will delete all of the content at one time. A “Waiting…” message appears on the LCD as the formatting is in progress. Press the OK button to enter the Format submenu. This process is irreversible. If you would like to delete individual images. select „No‟. 5. 3. 5. Press the OK button to reset. Press the MENU button to close the menu and exit the Setup function. Note: Please make sure to download the images FIRST before using this feature as all the images will be erased from the card and internal memory. Press the OK button to begin the Format. No 4. select „No‟. 2. If you wish to Cancel the reset. If you wish to format the memory card select „Yes‟. No 4. Reset All Menu Use this menu to reset your camera settings to the original Factory Default Settings. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the Reset All option from the menu. use the Delete menu in the camera‟s Playback mode. 2. 3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the Reset All option you desire. Yes. 1. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the Format option you desire: Yes. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the Format option from the menu. Press the OK button to enter the Reset All submenu. 6.

The files will appear on the TV instead of on the LCD screen. 3. and then set the TV to “AV” mode. 1.Connecting the Camera to a TV The camera has an AV port to use your larger TV screen in place of the camera‟s LCD screen. 5. Connect the white jack into the TV – Audio port. To view files in Playback Mode. press the Shutter button. the LCD screen turns blank. You will need to set the TV format on the camera to suit the TV format of your TV set. Note: The only limitation of using the TV screen is that the camera is now not portable. Connect the black jack into the camera‟s AV slot. you can review all the stored files on the TV. On plugging in the TV out cable a message will appear on the LCD screen to select NTSC or PAL for the type of TV you are using. To play a selected file. Turn On the TV and the camera. Make sure the camera is set to the correct TV Output setting. 51 . 8. 4. 2. Connect the camera to a TV with the TV cable (supplied). 7. Connect the yellow jack into the TV – Video port. Use the digital video recorder as you would to capture and playback videos. you can preview the subjects you want to record on the TV screen and view the recording on the TV. When the camera is set to Video. push the LEFT or RIGHT buttons to select the image file to view. audio and photos. Audio or Photo capture mode. 6. When the camera is set to Playback mode. On plugging the TV Cable (supplied) to the camera‟s AV slot and to the TV. Select the option as per the format (NTSC or PAL) of the TV set you are using and press the OK button.

If you do not have internet access at the time of inserting the CD-ROM.Installing the Software You must be connected to the internet to install and run the Vivitar Experience Image Manager software. Insert the installation CD into your CD-ROM drive. 4. Click the “How to transfer photos and videos from my camera to my computer” button for instructions. Note: If you do not have internet access.exe” to launch the installer. On Macintosh: Click the icon that appears on the desktop to install the Vivitar Experience Image Manager. 2. 52 . connect to the internet and then click the “Install Vivitar Experience Image Manager” button to begin the installation. On PC: The Vivitar Experience Image Manager Installer window appears. you can still download media from the camera. open the application‟s CD/DVD drive and click on “Setup. If the window does not appear. 1. The installation screen should automatically open. 3.

Please wait while the application continues the installation process on your computer. On PC: Click the “Close” button when the installation is complete. 8. The first time you connect the device to the computer you will have to wait a few seconds until the computer recognizes the device. Click the “Launch Vivitar Experience Image Manager” to open the application. On PC and Macintosh: Click the “I accept the terms of this license agreement” and then click “Next” to continue. 14. Connecting the Camera to the Computer 1. 53 . If you close the application you can run the Vivitar Experience Image Manager from the Programs (PC) or Applications (Mac) menu on your computer. and then click “Install”. Please review the license terms. Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. 3. 13. 12.5. Click “Next” to confirm your camera model selection and to install the application. 10. Select your camera model from the list and click “Next” to open the next window. Click the “Launch Vivitar Experience Image Manager” to open the application. 11. On PC only: Let the “Vivitar Experience Image Manager” installer create the folder to where the program will be installed. If you have internet access. choose your language and click “Next” to open the next window. 6. 7. On Macintosh: Click the “Quit” button when the installation is complete. 2. Power the camera ON. 9. the “Choose your language” window opens. Please wait while the application is being installed on your computer.

videos or both. Do not disconnect the cable during transfer. 7. The photo and video files that you selected are now downloaded to your computer to the selected folder and albums ready for your use. 3. 54 . Select your camera (removable disk) from the device window. 6. 2. If your camera is the only USB device connected then it will be selected automatically. 1. 8. 5. Select the “Get Images” button from the Main menu. Click the “Get Images” button to transfer the photos and videos from your camera to your computer. Doing so will cancel the transfer of any files on their way to your computer. 10. Select a location on the computer where to place the new photo and video files. Select to remove the media files from the selected device (removable disk) after the import. Add the new photo and video files to albums if desired. The “Get Images from device” window opens. A message appears when the download is complete. 9.Getting Photos and Videos from your Camera to Your Computer An SD card needs to be inserted. A media download progress bar appears on the bottom left showing the number of media files downloading to your computer. You can select to download photos. 4.

7. 8. Power ON your camera.Facebook. Select the media and copy the files from this folder into your computer. 2. Do not disconnect the cable during transfer. Optionally.Get started! Using the Vivitar Experience Image Manager. select “Open folder to view files” and click OK. 55 . Then select a folder and choose Paste from the Edit menu. Photobucket. Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. 6. MySpace. Open the DCIM folder and the folder inside to view the media files. Twitpic. Flickr. Twitgoo and YouTube     Seamlessly transfer photos and videos from one social network to another Organize your images by creating offline and online albums Edit images using automatic and manual tools Use automatic “Geotagging” with built in Google Maps For more details on how to use the Vivitar Experience Image Manager open the Help file or click the “Take the Tour” button on the application`s Home page. 4. Transfer media from my camera to my computer manually (Using Windows) 1. 3. A window appears with a list of options. select the files and choose Copy from the Edit menu. We recommend that you copy the images into the Pictures/My Pictures folder and the videos into the Videos/My Videos folder. you can:  Upload and manage photos and videos to and from the most popular photo sharing and social networking sites . Doing so will cancel the transfer of any files on their way to your computer. Picasa. 5. MSDC appears on the LCD.

Do not expose your camera to heat sources. MSDC appears on the LCD. Then select a folder and choose Paste from the Edit menu. Click on the device icon and open the DCIM folder and the folder inside to view the media files. We recommend that you copy the images into the Pictures folder and the videos into the Movies folder. 2. 4.Transfer media from my camera to my computer manually (Using Macintosh) 1. Camera Maintenance The digital camera is a delicate device. 56 . select the files and choose Copy from the Finder‟s Edit menu. Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. Please handle your camera with care to avoid damaging it. Do not disconnect the cable during transfer. Power ON your camera. The camera‟s device icon appears on the desktop. 5. 8. Do not use you camera in wet or moist conditions. 7. 3. 6. Select the files and drag them into your computer. Doing so will cancel the transfer of any files on their way to your computer. Optionally.

NJ 08817 Sakar UK/Europe Attention: Service Department 2D.Sakar Warranty Card This warranty covers for the original consumer purchaser only and is not transferable. A detailed written description of the problem. Copy of original bill of sale 2. including but limited to. Your return address and telephone number (Daytime) MAIL TO ADDRESS BELOW: Sakar US Sakar International Attention: Service Department 195 Carter Drive Edison. tampering. What Is Not Covered By Warranty: Damages or malfunctions not resulting from defects in material or workmanship and damages or malfunctions from other than normal use. Products that fail to function properly UNDER NORMAL USAGE. CV3 4PE Sakar Australia Return faulty camera to the Refund Counter at the store where purchased 57 . 3. due to defects in material or workmanship will be repaired at no charge for parts or labor for a period of one year from the time of purchase. What to Do When Service Is Required: When returning your defective product (postage pre-paid) for service. repair by unauthorized parties. your package should include: 1. modification or accident. Siskin Parkway East 4020 Middlemarch Business Park Coventry.

If you would like to call from anywhere else. Troubleshooting Q: I have taken photos and selected the “Get Images” button. For phone support in the US please call 1-800-592-9541. in the UK call 0800 917 4831. please visit www. You can find manuals. DVR514-122810-TAv2 58 . If the photos are saved to the SD memory card then all the photos should appear.com and one of our technical support team members will answer your questions. software and FAQ‟s at the website. in Australia call 1800-006-614. I get a message that the images were successfully transferred but the photos do not appear on my computer. Press the Shutter button to take some sample photos and then try downloading them again. With test photos if the camera powers off before you upload them to the computer the photos are not stored in the camera`s memory. Can‟t find what you are looking for? E-mail us at support@vivitar.vivitar. The images were also deleted from my computer. We recommend always downloading your photos to your computer as soon as possible to prevent unintentional data loss. If the camera powers off nothing will happen to the images stored on the SD memory card. These photos should be uploaded quickly before the camera powers off.vivitar.com. What do I do? First ensure that you have in fact taken photos.com for your local toll free number. Q: I deleted images using the Vivitar Experience Image Manager.Technical Support For technical support issues please visit our website at www. Q: How do I make sure I don't lose important pictures? This camera requires an SD card for normal use. How do I recover images that I accidently deleted? All images deleted using the Vivitar Experience Image Manager are sent to your computer`s Recycle or Trash Bin and can be retrieved from there.

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