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

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

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

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

5. 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.x or later 256 MB RAM. you will need the following minimum configuration:      Intel processor running Mac OS X v10. you will need the following minimum configuration:           Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 3. 250 MB free hard disk space Display: 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution monitor QuickTime® 6 or higher Internet connection required 9 . 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.

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

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

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

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

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

Audio Capture Mode. Exits the menu screen Saves your selected menu option Toggles between the Video Capture Mode. 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. The screen will be black but the camera is still active. 1. This keeps the camera on and saves the battery consumption. Press the DISPLAY twice. Press the DISPLAY button three times to redisplay the scene and icons on the screen. Press the DISPLAY to hide the display of the icons on the screen. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons. 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. 15 . 2. Button Up Right Down Function Zooms In Changes Video Resolution (icon changes on the LCD screen – top.Video Capture Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. 3.

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

6. 2. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Frame Rate menu. 6. 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. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 3. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Metering menu. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 5. 17 . the camera will be more sensitive to focusing on particular areas in the display and adjust the image color and lighting accordingly. 7. background. 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. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 3. brightness. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 4. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 8. Metering Menu The Metering setting will affect how your camera focuses when capturing an image. 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. 7. position of subject. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. The Metering options include: Center – Averages the light metered from the entire frame. 4. 5. Depending on your selection. 2. 1.1. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 9. 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.

An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. 7. 6. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 4. Bulb (Incandescent) 1. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 10. The White Balance options include: Auto. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 3. 2. 5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 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 scroll and select the White Balance menu. 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. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Fluorescent. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 9. 8. 10. 18 . An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen.8. Daylight. Cloudy. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 9. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option.

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

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

and then open the Delete Menu to delete the file(s). Remember: Locked files cannot be deleted. Audio Capture Mode. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to Thumbnail View. 7.. unlock the file using the Lock menu. Video Playback Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. To delete the file(s). Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting files. 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. 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.   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.To Delete all the files saved on the SD card select „All‟.  MENU Opens the menu options for Video Playback Mode Note: To navigate through the Menus. Photo Capture Mode and Playback Mode OK MODE   21 . use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Exits the menu screen Saves your selected menu option Toggles between the Video Capture Mode.Photo Capture Mode The Photo Capture mode allows you to capture pictures with your digital camera. The picture will automatically be saved to the memory or SD card. Audio Capture Mode. 2. 3. Taking a Picture 1. 4. 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. use the LCD display to direct the camera at the scene you would like to capture. press the MODE button twice to use the Photo Capture mode. Press the Shutter button to take the picture. 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. 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 . Press the UP/Zoom In and DOWN/Zoom Out buttons to better set the camera display if desired. After turning on your camera. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons. While in Photo Capture mode.

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

The Quality options include: Super Fine.Quality Menu The Quality menu allows you to select the desired quality level of the images taken by your camera. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Fine. 6. 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. 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. background. Keep in mind that images with a higher image quality level will also take up more memory on your camera. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 8. 30 . 9. Depending on your selection. 3. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 2. 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 UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. The Metering options include: Center – Averages the light metered from the entire frame. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. brightness. 1. Metering Menu The Metering setting will affect how your camera focuses when capturing an image. Normal 1. 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 camera will be more sensitive to focusing on particular areas in the display and adjust the image color and lighting accordingly. 5. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 4. position of subject. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Quality menu.

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. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 2. Daylight. 4. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 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. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 10. Bulb (Incandescent) 1. 7. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 3.2. 6. 7. 5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Metering menu. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. 5. Fluorescent. 9. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the White Balance menu. 6. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. 10. 9. 31 . Cloudy. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 8. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. The White Balance options include: Auto. 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. 4. 3. 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. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 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.

07. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. 10. 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. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option.7. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next 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. 3. When the environment has more light than is needed. Capture Mode (Self-Timer and Multi Snapshots) Menu The Capture Mode feature includes the Self-Timer and Multi Snapshots options. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 5.3. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen.0. -1.7. -0. -1. 2. 7. 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. 0. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. -0.0 1. -1. +1. 8.3. press the Shutter button on your camera and position yourself in front of the camera as desired. 4. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. +1.. This feature can be effective when trying to capture a 32 . If the environment has less light (darker) than is needed.Exposure Menu The Exposure setting helps you control the amount of light that enters your camera‟s lens.3.count) to reduce the amount of light allowed into the lens by your camera. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Exposure menu. increase the exposure setting (by using the positive + count) to increase the amount of light allowed into the lens by your camera. Continues (Multi Snapshots): This menu option allows you to take three rapid snapshots in a row with a single click of the Shutter button. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. +0. 6. 9. +2.0.0. reduce the exposure setting (by using the negative . +.7. +1. Just set the desired self-timer delay. The Exposure options include: -2. This setting should be adjusted when the environment is lighter or darker than normal.3.

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

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

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

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

3. . .Then press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to choose a specific interval time. 37 . Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option. Press OK to begin the Slide Show according to your settings. 5. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item.You can choose between 1 second to 10 second intervals by selecting „Interval‟. 4. 6.Select „Start‟ the press OK to begin your Slide Show. 7.2. . Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Slide Show menu. . Repeat: Repeats the Slide Show in a continuous loop. 9. Note: Press the UP button to pause and continue viewing the Slide Show.Press the OK button to save the desired interval setting. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Start: Begins a Slide Show of all your captured photos. 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. Press the OK button to stop the Slide Show.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. 8. 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.

Photo Playback Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Photo Capture Mode and Playback Mode OK MODE    38 . Audio Capture Mode. Exits the menu screen Saves your selected menu option Stops Slide Show Toggles between the Video Capture Mode. 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. use the UP/DOWN/LEFT/RIGHT directions control buttons.

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

Repeat (No. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. To delete the image(s). 8. Remember: Locked images cannot be deleted. The Slide Show options include: Start. Interval (1 – 10 seconds). A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete This?‟. Press the OK button to open the selected menu. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. A confirmation menu appears and shows „Delete All?‟ Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete all the images. . 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. 7.3.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. 4. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting the image. Yes) 1. 2. Start: Begins a Slide Show of all your captured photos. unlock the image using the Lock menu. 4. 6. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Slide Show menu. Select „Yes‟ and press OK to delete the current image. 3. 5. .You can choose between 1 second to 10 second intervals by selecting „Interval‟. . . . Press the OK button to open the selected menu.To Delete one image select „One‟ and press OK. Interval (1 – 10 seconds): Selects the time interval between photos viewed in the Slide Show.Then press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to choose a specific interval time. then open the Delete Menu to delete the image(s). Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. Select „No‟ to return to the previous menu without deleting images. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option.Select „Start‟ the press OK to begin your Slide Show. 40 .

Sepia. Repeat: Repeats the Slide Show in a continuous loop. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to scroll and select the Effect menu. Press the OK button to stop the Slide Show. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight the desired menu option.. Press OK to begin the Slide Show according to your settings. separate photo is saved to your camera‟s SD memory card and you will return to the Playback Mode with the new photo. B&W. 7. The Effect options include: Normal. 7. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 41 . Press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous screen. 3. 4. 5. Use the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to select „Start‟. If you choose not to edit the photo. Effect Menu The Effect Menu allows you to choose interesting and creative color effects to add to the images already captured with your camera. Red. 8. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Negative.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. 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: Press the UP button to pause and continue viewing the Slide Show. . Press the OK button to open the selected menu. 2. press the MENU button to exit the menu and return to the previous menu. Blue 1. Press the MENU button to open the menus for the current mode. 6.Press the OK button to save the desired interval setting. Green. full screen. showing your selected effect. 5. A new. 6.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons to highlight and select the TV-Out option you desire: NTSC . 1. PAL 4. 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. Press the OK button to open the USB submenu 3. 2. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera‟s default factory settings. 7. 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. 7. 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. Press the OK button to select and save the desired option. 4. Format Menu You can use the Format menu to delete all of the content that is currently on your camera‟s memory card. 6. 5. 6. Press the LEFT /RIGHT or UP/DOWN buttons to select the next menu item. Keep in mind that formatting the memory card will permanently delete all of the content on your camera’s memory card. 49 . The selected option will appear to the right of the menu item. 8.3. 8. connect the camcorder to your computer and use either as a MSDC device or PC Cam device. USB Menu Using the USB cable included. Press the UP or DOWN direction control buttons and select the USB option.

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

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

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

Please review the license terms. On PC: Click the “Close” button when the installation is complete. Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. The first time you connect the device to the computer you will have to wait a few seconds until the computer recognizes the device. Power the camera ON.5. 8. 6. 11. choose your language and click “Next” to open the next window. 10. 3. 9. 53 . 14. Click the “Launch Vivitar Experience Image Manager” to open the application. and then click “Install”. 13. Please wait while the application continues the installation process on your computer. 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. Please wait while the application is being installed on your computer. On Macintosh: Click the “Quit” button when the installation is complete. Click “Next” to confirm your camera model selection and to install the application. If you close the application you can run the Vivitar Experience Image Manager from the Programs (PC) or Applications (Mac) menu on your computer. the “Choose your language” window opens. 7. Click the “Launch Vivitar Experience Image Manager” to open the application. 12. Connecting the Camera to the Computer 1. On PC and Macintosh: Click the “I accept the terms of this license agreement” and then click “Next” to continue. 2. Select your camera model from the list and click “Next” to open the next window.

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

MSDC appears on the LCD. 2. Transfer media from my camera to my computer manually (Using Windows) 1. you can:  Upload and manage photos and videos to and from the most popular photo sharing and social networking sites . select the files and choose Copy from the Edit menu. 6. Optionally.Get started! Using the Vivitar Experience Image Manager. MySpace. A window appears with a list of options. Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. 7. 8. Do not disconnect the cable during transfer. Power ON your camera. 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. Open the DCIM folder and the folder inside to view the media files.Facebook. Select the media and copy the files from this folder into your computer. 4. Then select a folder and choose Paste from the Edit menu. select “Open folder to view files” and click OK. Twitpic. 3. 55 . 5. Photobucket. Doing so will cancel the transfer of any files on their way to your computer. We recommend that you copy the images into the Pictures/My Pictures folder and the videos into the Videos/My Videos folder. Picasa.

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

Sakar Warranty Card This warranty covers for the original consumer purchaser only and is not transferable. your package should include: 1. Siskin Parkway East 4020 Middlemarch Business Park Coventry. 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. repair by unauthorized parties. Copy of original bill of sale 2. NJ 08817 Sakar UK/Europe Attention: Service Department 2D. 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. 3. What to Do When Service Is Required: When returning your defective product (postage pre-paid) for service. Products that fail to function properly UNDER NORMAL USAGE. Your return address and telephone number (Daytime) MAIL TO ADDRESS BELOW: Sakar US Sakar International Attention: Service Department 195 Carter Drive Edison. modification or accident. including but limited to. CV3 4PE Sakar Australia Return faulty camera to the Refund Counter at the store where purchased 57 . A detailed written description of the problem.

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

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