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Stealth Cam STC-AD3 User's Manual

Stealth cam stc-ad3 scouting cameras: user guide.

 
Stealth Cam
STC-AD3
User's Manual
Toll Free Customer Support 1-877-269-8490
www.stealthcam.net
Version 1.0
Dec/05

Summary of Contents

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    Stealth Cam STC-AD3 User’s Manual Toll Free Customer Support 1-877-269-8490 www.stealthcam.net Version 1.0 Dec/05...

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    Stealth Cam Limited Warranty Your Stealth Cam is covered by a One Year Limited Warranty on parts & labor from the date of purchase. The warranty covers defects in workmanship & materials. The warranty does not apply to units, which have been damaged or abused intentionally or unintentionally.

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    Warranty Camera overview Camera kit contents Battery and memory installation Set up and programming Using the camera Manual shooting mode Viewing and deleting images Using external power Memory compatibility chart Technical specs General information www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 Camera overview Front housing image with major parts indication. www.stealthcam.net Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 Open view image with major parts indication www.stealthcam.net Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 Side view with major parts indication www.stealthcam.net Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    NOTE: Picture / Image Capacity Chart provides approximate number of images or AVI movies based on resolution setting and the size of memory card. These figures may vary depending on the amount of detail in the image. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Picture / Image Capacity High 1920 2048...

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    • Model STC-AD3 Digital Scouting Camera • CDROM (Contains Lover’s Eye image editing software and camera driver) • User Manual • 1.2M USB cable • 1.5M TV out cable for TV (RCA Jack) • 1.5M TV out cable for handheld TV (Mini Jack) •...

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    Doing so will damage the camera and will void the warranty. The Stealth Cam STC-AD3 Advanced Digital Scouting Camera is designed to operate using two different types of battery power options. NOTE: Always have camera in OFF position when installing or removing batteries.

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    Insert the battery pack plug into the DC 6V jack of the bottom of camera housing • Turn the camera power on. Please make sure the voltage and polarity (+/-) are correct before connection. Incorrect voltage or polarity (+/-) will damage the camera. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 Memory Options Your STC-AD3 camera is equipped with 32MB built in flash memory. The camera is also equipped with an expandable media card slot capable accepting up to 512MB Compact Flash card (sold separately). With no memory card inserted into the slot, the camera will use the built in 32MB memory.

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    New cards are good to use straight from the package. To ensure proper CF card formatting, insert the CF card into the card slot and use your STC-AD3 cam to format the CF card. Please follow the steps in Section “Format Memory” on page 17 to format the CF card.

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    Flash Control: Auto: In low light conditions the flash will activate automatically. Flash Off: Turn off flash light • Capture mode: The capture mode that you have selected. 1P: Single image capturing per PIR triggering. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    2048 x 1536: Select this option to capture a high image resolution. 1024 x 768: Select this option to capture a low image resolution. 320 x 240 Video resolution: This is the resolution during video capturing. Image Quality: The quality selection that you have www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    When the camera has detected low batteries, (Both set of batteries are lower then 4.5 +/-0.2Volts) the camera unit will power off within 30 seconds automatically. Please replace with new batteries; otherwise the camera will not work properly. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    / time setting. • Date and Time: It shows the date and time that you have set. Programming the Stealth Cam STC-AD3 Slide the power switch to TEST position. You will hear one initial beep. Wait for the 2 beep before you press the MENU button.

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    STC-AD3 Manual Capture Mode To capture images using manual shutter button The camera icon or movie icon will be blinking Press Left/Right button to select between manual Camera capture mode or manual Movie capture mode Press OK to confirm setting and the icon will be freeze...

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    STC-AD3 Press OK again to start formatting process (the time it requires to format the memory will very depend on the size of the CF card memory capacity.) Once you hear the beep sound, it indicates formatting process is complete.

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    STC-AD3 To turn off Flash light, Press Right button once. The flash icon will disappear. Resolution The Resolution icon will be blinking Press Left/Right button to select high resolution (2048 x 1536) or low resolution (1024 x 768) Press OK to confirm setting and the icon will be freeze...

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    STC-AD3 Quality The Quality icon will be blinking Press Left/Right button to select between Fine – Normal – Low quality One star = Low quality Two star = Normal quality Three Star = Fine quality Press OK to confirm setting, the icon will be freeze...

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    STC-AD3 (NTSC is the correct setting for all North America. Your Stealth Cam STC-AD3 comes pre-programmed for NTSC.) Press OK to confirm setting and icon will freeze Press Menu to Exit Or press Up button to change the previous setting or Down button to continue with the next setting.

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    NOTE: If you press Menu before pressing the OK button, you will exit the setting menu without confirm the date time setting Set the Capturing sequence. The Stealth Cam STC-AD3 can be programmed to shoot 1-3 pictures per triggering or 10 seconds of video.

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    STC-AD3 Stealth Cam Setting Press Menu button to scroll through the program setting icon until the setting with number of photo digit blinking. Press Left/Right to set the number of photo to be taken each times as sequence 1P – 2P – 3P – AVI. If you do not wish to change the picture setting, press Down button to proceed to Time Out Setting.

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    STC-AD3 Using the camera Once all program setting has been completed your Stealth Cam is ready for field use. Slide the power toggle switch from Test setting mode to Off position if you are not ready to use the camera or slide to On position if you are ready to begin scouting.

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    STC-AD3 and overexposed images. Clear branches and other debris away from the front of the camera so as not to block the camera lens or PIR sensor. PIR Cover Area Diagram www.stealthcam.net Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    Hand twist the screw into the tree or post at the desired position. • Attached the camera to the screw by turning the camera onto the mounting screw to the desired position. • Tighten the stabilizer nut. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    • Insert the strap through the strap slots on the rear housing. • Wrap the strap around the mounting surface. Secure the strap www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    In order to obtain proper weather resistance, please make sure that both door latches are securely locked in place. • This Stealth Cam offers the user a variable PIR distance. • The PIR dial has a near to far designation.

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    ON position. This will exit the test mode. The camera will then enter count down mode for 1 minute and front green indicator will start continuous blinking giving you one minute to leave the coverage area. Then the camera will enter PIR detection mode. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    The flash light will only activate in low light conditions when set in Auto Flash. When the camera is set to AVI capturing, the 10 seconds www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 clips will only turn out well in good daytime lighting conditions. When using the AVI function, the camera cannot use the flash. Time/Date stamp will not appear on the AVI video clips. www.stealthcam.net Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    When taking night time pictures allow approximately 7 seconds between shots to allow the flash to charge. In case of low battery power, it will take longer to charge the flash between pictures. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 beep, you may point the camera in the Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 beep press the MENU button. The time to stop video recording. Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    Press the OK button on the camera. This will display the last image captured. • Using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to select the image you wish to view. Image number and total number of image in the www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    TEST. Wait for Camera image to show up on monitor. Make sure to switch to VIDEO IN mode on your TV. (See your TV owner’s manual for directions. • Press the OK button on the camera. This will display the last image captured. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    • Press LEFT / RIGHT button to scroll through the images in memory. An AVI motion clip image will have a move icon showing on the upper left hand corner of the image. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    AVI clip. Viewing images by computer download The Stealth Cam STC-AD3 advanced Digital Scouting Camera is a plug and play USB storage device. This means users of Windows 2000 / ME / and XP operating system need not install the camera driver. This camera is not MAC compatible.

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    Connect your camera to the PC using the USB cable provided, the PC will recognize the new device and set UP the configuration of the PC automatically. • NOTE: Users of Windows 98SE or earlier must install camera driver prior to connecting the USB cable. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    If your computer doesn’t run automatically, please click “Start” button and choose “Run”, and then browse the CD drive and click “Setup”. • Operation manual of Lover’s Eye Photo Imaging software is contained on the provided CDROM. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    MY COMPUTER. While viewing images in normal view press MENU to enter the DELETE menu. Using the LEFT and RIGHT buttons to choose desired function. Delete 1 or Delete ALL. Press OK to enter delete mode. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    STC-AD3 • Press OK again to confirm deleting image or MENU to exit without deleting images. After selection has been made the screen will go back to image view mode. www.stealthcam.net Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    Insert the barrel plug cable to the external power jack at the bottom of the camera. Make sure to install the cables in correct polarity (+/-) for the lead acid battery. Incorrect voltage or polarity (+/-) will result in damaging the camera. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    CF Card Compatibility Chart The following cards have been tested and approved for use in the STC-AD3 Digital Media Viking San Disk Kingston MUSE www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 256 MB 256 MB, 512 MB 256 MB, 512 MB 64 MB, 128 MB, 256 MB, 512 MB...

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    An available CDROM driver and an available USB Port. • 300 MB free hard disc space. • Optional: Windows compatible sound card, Microphone and speaker. If you have any questions regarding your PC specifications please call your PC manufacturer. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    Image performance for video stream: 10fps in 320 x 240 pixels, approx 10 seconds per section. • Auto white balance and auto expose. • Flash light strobe Auto / Off control. • Real time clock for date and time stamping. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    Adjustable PIR detection range up to 9 meter. • Low power consumption: Standby current: < 5 mA Capture current <250 mA • Interface type: USB 1.1. • Power: D size alkaline Batteries x 8. (not included) www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    • Ext power: 6 volts battery pack. (not included) • Image format: Standard JEPG. And Motion JEPG (AVI) www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    NOT used. • Take the batteries out, when the camera is NOT to be used over a long period. • Avoid dropping the camera on to hard surfaces. Do not disassemble the camera. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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    • Do not mix new and old batteries. • Do not open the camera for unauthorized service. This could cause serious damage to the unit and will void the warranty. www.stealthcam.net STC-AD3 Toll Free 877-269-8490...

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