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Polaroid PDC 4355 User Manual

Polaroid digital camera user guide pdc 4355.

 
PDC 4355
Digital Camera
User Guide
www.polaroid-digital.com

Summary of Contents

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    PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

  • Page 2: Polaroid Pdc 4355 Digital Camera User Guide

    10. Cover for USB port 11. USB port 12. Wide zoom/Thumbnail button 13. Tele zoom button 14. Speaker 15. Flash/Up button 16. Right button 17. Self-timer/Down button 18. Macro/Left button Product Overview Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Front View Back View...

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    Power button 2. Shutter button 3. Battery/SD card door 4. Tripod mount Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com ��� ���� ����� ������� ������ Top View Bottom View...

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    • Changing the ISO Speed...37 4 Recording Video Clips ...38 • Recording Video Clips ...38 • Setting Video Resolution ...39 • Setting the White Balance for Video Clips ...40 Table of Contents Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    11 Appendix ...70 • Technical Specifications ...70 • Capacity of SD Card ...72 • Uninstalling Polaroid PDC 4355 driver (PC Only) ... 74 • Camera Default Settings ...75 • Using Your Batteries ...76 • Tips, Your Safety & Maintenance ...77 •...

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    Thank you for selecting the Polaroid PDC 4355 digital camera. Designed with a powerful 4.2 mega pixel CCD sensor and a bright color 1.5 inch color LCD for preview and review, the PDC 4355 is the perfect camera for the photographer looking for point & shoot simplicity and sound optical performance.

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    Printed in China PDC 4355 Quick Guide USB Cable Pouch • Attaching the Hand Strap Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Digital Imaging Products 201 Burlington Road Bedford, MA 01730-1434 PDC 4355 CD-ROM includes Polaroid PDC 4355 Camera Driver (PC) Registration Card ArcSoft®...

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    Please refer to “Setting the Current Date and Time” on page 14 for further details. � � � � ��� ���� ����� ������� ������ Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Power button...

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    Press the buttons to scroll up and down through menu options. Press the OK button to enter a submenu or confirm your choice. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Macro Mode Self-timer On Optical and digital Battery Level zoom status bar Full Adequate Exhausted Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide Image Resolution 2304 x 1728 2048 x 1536 1600 x 1200 640 x 480 Number of remaining pictures...

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    Video Mode White Balance for Video clips Video Mode Recording Indicator Playback Mode Locked File File Type Picture Video Clip Date Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Auto Daylight Cloudy Tungsten Fluorescent Folder Number/File 1000-0014 Number Time Resolution...

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    This mode allows the playback or deletion of pictures and video clips from the camera. For more details, please refer to “Reviewing and Managing Pictures and Video Clips” on page 41. Capture/Playback mode button Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Setup menu can be accessed in both Still Image and Video modes. Here we take Still Image mode for an example. 1. Turn on the camera. 2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press until...

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    1. Turn on the camera. 2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. 3. Follow the guidelines in “Setup Menu” on page 13 to access the Setup menu. Setting the date format: Press Press Press Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Use the OK button after all fields are set. NOTE: This setting is also available in Video mode. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press button to adjust the value in the field. Press the...

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    - While the camera’s USB port is connected to a computer or other external devices, or while the camera is being controlled by an external device. • This setting is also available in Video mode. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press...

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    2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. 3. Follow the guidelines in “Setup Menu” on page 13 to access the Setup menu. Press until NOTE: This setting is also available in Video mode. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press...

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    2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. 3. Follow the guidelines in “Setup Menu” on page 13 to access the Setup menu. Press until NOTE: This setting is also available in Video mode. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press...

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    2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. 3. Follow the guidelines in “Setup Menu” on page 13 to access the Setup menu. Press until NOTE: This setting is also available in Video mode. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press Press...

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    2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. 3. Follow the guidelines in “Setup Menu” on page 13 to access the Setup menu. Press until NOTE: This setting is also available in Video mode. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press...

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    2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. 3. Follow the guidelines in “Setup Menu” on page 13 to access the Setup menu. Press until NOTE: This setting is also available in Video mode. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press...

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    • With a memory card inserted, the above operation would format the inserted memory card only. The internal memory will not be formatted with a memory card inserted. • This setting is also available in Video mode. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Pressing the button a third time will turn off the LCD screen. Pressing the button once again will turn on the LCD screen and the information display. Press Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Display button Press Press...

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    LCD screen, with nine thumbnail picture and video clip files left only. Pressing the button a third time will show a picture or video clip file in full screen with the information display. Press Press Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    If the focus is locked on the subject, the Auto-focus LED remains steady on and the focus mark turns green. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com 3 Taking Pictures...

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    Auto Focus LED blinks. Auto Focus LED remains steady on. Shutter button Focus Mark It means this: There is difficulty in focusing the subject. The camera focus is locked on the subject. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

  • Page 27: Taking Macro Pictures

    • Pressing the Macro button again will disable the Macro mode. Macro button 4. Capture procedures are the same as for taking a picture in the normal capture mode. Please see “Taking a Picture” on page 25. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Macro Mode...

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    The flash will recharge after each flashed picture. Flash Range: • Wide: 3.2 ~ 9.8 feet (1 ~ 3 meters) • Telephoto: 3.2 ~ 6.7 feet (1 ~ 2 meters) Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Flash button...

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    • Flash modes are not available in Video mode. • Never touch or block the flash with your fingers. Doing so can soil these components and interfere with the correct flash operation. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Self-timer LED blinks slowly for 6 seconds, then quickly for 4 seconds before the picture is taken. NOTE: Place the camera on a flat surface or use a tripod when using the self-timer function. Self-timer On Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

  • Page 31: Zoom Feature

    The zoom setting will remain after taking pictures. If you want to take a normal size picture, please use the Wide Zoom button. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Tele Zoom button Wide Zoom button...

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    Higher resolution and less compression produces better quality but occupies more memory space. Smaller size pictures and normal quality are easier to email while larger size and fine quality are better for printing. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    1. Turn on the camera. 2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. Press Quality Setting: 1. Turn on the camera. 2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press Press until Press...

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    LCD screen is for reference only. • It is recommended to use the 2304 X 1728 resolution for printing. Normal 17 pictures 23 pictures 34 pictures 118 pictures Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com 29 pictures 38 pictures 53 pictures 161 pictures...

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    • When shooting under very dark or very bright conditions, you may not be able to obtain satisfactory results even after performing exposure compensation. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press until Press...

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    2. Set the camera to Still Image mode. Press When shooting under these conditions: Automatic adjustment Outdoor daylight Cloudy Indoors, illuminated by tungsten lighting Indoors, illuminated by fluorescent lighting Press until Select this setting Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press...

  • Page 37: Changing The Iso Speed

    The camera’s sensitivity is automatically detected by different lighting value or subject brightness. 100/200/400 In the same lighting condition, higher the ISO value it is, faster the shutter speed it will be. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press until...

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    4. Press the Shutter button completely down to start recording. 5. Press the Shutter button again to stop recording, or recording stops when the current memory is full. icon will blink while Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    16MB internal memory. You can expand the memory with a SD card. Resolution: 640 X 480 320 X 240 Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Approx. 0.5 minute (10 fps) Approx. 1.2 minutes (15 fps)

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    2. Set the camera to Video mode. Press then press When shooting under these conditions: Automatic adjustment Outdoor daylight Cloudy Indoors, illuminated by tungsten lighting Indoors, illuminated by fluorescent lighting Press Select this setting Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press...

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    The currently displayed picture can be magnified up to 4 times using the Tele Zoom button. You can move around the magnified picture using the left, right, up or down button. Press the Wide Zoom button to view the picture in the original size. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    In the normal playback mode, you can also view the thumbnail files on the LCD screen by pressing the Wide Zoom button, and view the selected thumbnail file in full screen by press the button again. Display button Press Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Press Press Press the up or down button to choose the direction in which the camera will automatically run, and then press the OK button to confirm your choice. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press Press...

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    You may press the OK button to pause or press the Wide Zoom button to stop the auto play. The auto play will keep running as long as there is power. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    4. Press the OK button to start playing video clip. Press it again to pause. 5. Press the Wide Zoom button to stop. icon is shown on LCD screen when a video clip is selected. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com 26-09-03 12:30...

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    To unprotect the protected picture or video clip, please repeat the above operation and choose “UNLOCK THIS”. The icon will disappear from the LCD screen. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    2. Set the camera to Playback mode. Press To unprotect all protected pictures and video clips, please repeat the above operation and choose “UNLOCK ALL”. The from the LCD screen. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press until...

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    3. Use the left or right button to select the picture or video clip you want to delete. Press Press Press You can cancel the deletion by choosing “NO”. NOTE: Protected file can not be deleted. Remove protection before deleting. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    You can cancel the deletion by choosing “NO”. NOTE: • Protected files can not be deleted. Remove protection before deleting. • All deleted picture and video clips can not be recovered. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press...

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    Remember to format a memory card if it was used in another digital camera or other devices. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    PDC 4355 camera, and valuable data in your existing SD card may be distorted or lost when the card is inserted in the PDC 4355 camera. We strongly recommend the user to use a NEW or formatted SD card for the PDC 4355 camera.

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    • Never remove a card from the camera while the camera is powered on. Doing so can cause the picture or video recording operation to fail, and even damage the memory card. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    • Formatting a memory card destroys all the pictures, even those are protected. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press...

  • Page 54: To Copy Pictures And Video Clips From Internal Memory To A Memory Card

    • The “NOT ENOUGH SPACE TO COPY” indicator appears on the LCD screen when the current memory card is full. • The “NO CARD” indicator appears on the LCD screen when no memory card is inserted into the camera. Press Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Press the up or down button to select the number of printing copies. Press the Menu button to exit to the normal playback mode. NOTE: You cannot select video clips. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Press Press...

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    With this camera, you should always select images by viewing them on the LCD screen. Do not specify images by file name without viewing the file contents. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    • Please restart the computer after installing the software. IMPORTANT! (For Windows® 98SE) Windows® 98SE needs to install the PDC 4355 Camera Driver for Mass Storage function. After the installation, please restart the Windows before connecting the camera to the PC.

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    1. Before you begin, close all other software applications opened on your computer. 2. Insert the CD supplied into the computer CD-ROM Drive. 3. Double click the CD-ROM icon “Polaroid”. 4. Install the software included. Screen will Open & Close Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    • Software Included with Your Camera PDC 4355 Camera Driver Plug & Play removable disk Easy to use, just plug the camera to a computer and use it as a removable disk. Use the ArcSoft® PhotoImpression™ 5.0 to edit and print the Pictures.

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    • 96MB RAM (128MB recommended) • 400MB Free disk space • Color monitor with high color (16-bit) graphic capability or higher • CD-ROM drive • Standard mouse and keyboard • Stereo speakers Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

  • Page 61: Connecting To Your Computer

    BEFORE YOU CONNECT YOUR DIGITAL CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER, MAKE SURE THAT YOU HAVE INSTALLED THE SOFTWARE FROM THE ENCLOSED CD. PLEASE REFER TO “7 Installing the Software Onto a Computer”. • Connecting to Your Computer Connecting with the USB Cable. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    You can also create sub-folders to group them or use the ArcSoft software to edit and manage the pictures or video clips. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    4. Double click the folder “Unlabelled” to enter sub-folder “DCIM”. 5. Double click the folder “DCIM” and then any sub folder inside. 6. You can copy the pictures and video clips from this directory folder and paste to the hard disk. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    When connect the camera to the computer, PhotoImpression 5.0 will launch on your desktop automatically. PhotoImpression 5.0 will detect any new photos in the camera. Click “OK” button to start the copying new photos to the computer. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Click the “folder” icon - >Browse for folder - > Click the “OK” button to confirm. Click “OK” to start copying. The photos have been copy to the computer successfully. You can start to use the PhotoImpression 5.0 to edit the photos. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Shut down all other applications and attempt to reinstall the driver. Check to see if the USB controller in your BIOS if it is activated. Please refer to Polaroid website for how to active USB controller in BIOS Check all cable connections are secured.

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    Camera powers off before the save Recorded pictures operation is complete saved in memory. Removing the memory card before the save operation is complete. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Problem battery power Replace batteries. Orient batteries correctly.

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    Please go to http://www.microsoft.com/ windows/windowsmedia/players.aspx to download the Windows Media Player to play the video clips. Disconnect the crashed network drive and reserve this drive letter for the camera. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide Solution www.polaroid-digital.com...

  • Page 69: Arcsoft Software Help

    Tel: 61 (2) 9899-5888 Fax: 61 (2) 9899-5728 E-mail: support@supportgroup.com.au Visit http://www.arcsoft.com for technical support and frequently asked questions (FAQ’s). Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com 10 Getting Help For South & Central America Tel: 1-510-979+5520 Fax: 1-510-440-1270 E-mail:latlnsupport@arcsoft.com...

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    1.5” TFT color panel 11 Appendix High Normal 11 pictures 17 pictures 14 pictures 23 pictures 22 pictures 34 pictures 76 pictures 118 pictures Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com 29 pictures 38 pictures 53 pictures 161 pictures...

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    • For Windows® Users: Microsoft® Windows® 98SE, Me, Operating 2000 or XP System • For Macintosh Users: Mac OS 9.2~X Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Wide: 3.2 ~ 9.8 feet (1 ~ 3 meters) Telephoto: 3.2 ~ 6.7 feet (1 ~ 2 meters)

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    640 X 480 2304 X 1728 2048 X 1536 512MB 1600 X 1200 640 X 480 High Normal Quality Quality 1068 1592 2136 1216 3184 4272 Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Quality 1584 3168 1264 1936 6336...

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    Therefore, the number of pictures and length of video clips you can store on a memory card may vary. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Video clips can be taken 0.5 minute...

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    NOTE: The following driver uninstall procedure is for Windows 98SE users only because only Windows 98SE needs to install the PDC 4355 driver. 1. Open Add/Remove Program Properties in Control Panel and select “Polaroid Digital Cam" program, then click Add/Remove .

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    Video Resolution White Balance for Video Clips Setup Mode Date Format Auto Power Off Beep Frequency Language Date Stamp Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com Default 2304 x 1728 High Auto Auto Auto Auto Flash 640 x 480...

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    Do not short the supply terminals. • Do not dispose the batteries in fire. • Remove batteries from the camera when not in use. These instructions should be retained for future reference. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    • ALWAYS remove dust or stains with a soft cloth dampened with water or neutral detergent. • NEVER place hot items on the surface of the Camera. • NEVER attempt to open or disassemble Camera as this will affect any warranty claim. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

  • Page 78: Regulatory Information, Polaroid Pdc 4355 Digital Camera User Guide

    This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    Shielded cable must be used with this unit to ensure compliance with the Class B FCC limits. Under the environment with electrostatic discharge, the product may malfunction and require user to reset the product. Polaroid PDC 4355 Digital Camera User Guide www.polaroid-digital.com...

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    US 0505 Part No.: OM3249US003...

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