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Instant Digital
Camera
with ZINK
Z340
USER MANUAL
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Zero Ink
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    Camera with ZINK Zero Ink Printing Technology ® ® Z340 USER MANUAL Questions? For more information or visit Need some help? consult the user www.polaroid.com This guide will help you manual on the enjoy your new product included CD-ROM ENGLISH...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Focus Mode Using the Function Menu Using Voices Recording EN-11 Using the Record Menu Recording Videos Playback Viewing in Single Navigation Viewing Thumbnails Zooming images Playing Videos Playing Voice Recording Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-1...

  • Page 3: Preface, About This Manual

    Trademark Recognition ©2011 PLR IP Holdings, LLC. All rights reserved. Polaroid and Polaroid & Pixel, Made In Polaroid, and Polaroid Classic Border Logo are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under license. PLR IP Holdings,LLC does not manufacture this product or provide any Manufacturer’s Warranty or support.

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    • The illustrations in this manual are for the purposes of explanation and may differ from your camera. • The manufacturer assumes no liability for any errors or discrepancies in this user manual. EN-11 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-3...

  • Page 5: Safety And Handling Precautions, Using This Manual

    Using this Manual Symbols used in this manual are explained below This indicates useful information when using your camera. This indicates an important message that should be read before using the function. EN-4 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 6: Introduction, System Requirements, Main Features, Package Contents

    Introduction Congratulations on your purchase of your Polaroid Instant Digital Camera. Capturing and printing high-quality digital images is fast and easy with this state-of-the-art smart camera. System Requirements In order to get the most out of your camera, your computer must meet the following...

  • Page 7: Camera Views

    14. Self-timer LED/AF Assist Lamp 15 Flash Back View 16 Paper exit 17 Microphone 18 Paper tray door release 19 Hand/Neck strap connector 20 Battery compartment 21 Memory card/Power adapter/USB out compartment 22 Speaker EN-6 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 8: Camera Buttons

    In Photo and Movie mode, press to enter function menu. Function/Delete In Playback mode, press to delete an image, video or audio clip. Print In Photo and Playback mode, press to enter the Print mode. EN-11 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-7...

  • Page 9: Navigation Control

    4 In Menu, press to exit a submenu or to navigate through the menu selections. OK Button 1 Confirm a selection when using the OSD menus. 2 In Playback Movie/Audio mode, press to Start video or audio playback. EN-8 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 10: Camera Memory

    SD card. Not all cards may be compatible with your camera. When purchasing a card, please check the card's specifications and take the camera with you. EN-11 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-9...

  • Page 11: Getting Started, Inserting The Battery, Charging The Battery

    LCD panel flashes. • When the battery is fully charged, the battery indicator on the LCD stops flashing. • The battery continues to charge when the camera turns off. EN-10 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 12

    • Shiny side of the paper faces up. • Be sure the paper is inserted fully and laying flat on the bottom of the tray. 4 Close the paper tray door. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-11...

  • Page 13: Turning The Power On And Off, Initial Settings, Modes

    ] to view and edit captured images or playback videos and audio clips. The recording of voice memo attached to images is available in this mode. Print Mode • Press the Print button [ ] to print your images. EN-12 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 14: Using The Lcd Monitor, Lcd Monitor Layout

    White balance Displays white balance settings. Metering Displays metering settings. Sharpness Displays sharpness settings. Quality Displays quality settings. Photo size Displays photo size settings AF lamp Indicates AF lamp is enabled. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-13...

  • Page 15

    Indicates battery level. Storage media Indicates used storage memory. Recording information Displays recording information of the file. DPOF Indicates the file is marked for printing. Image Size Displays the image size settings. EN-14 EN-14 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 16

    Video length Display the total length of the video clip. Played time Indicates the played time of the video. Playing status Displays playing status. Capture image Capture the screenshot and save. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-15...

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    Recording information Displays recording information of the file. Volume Indicates volume settings. Audio length Display the total length of the audio clip. Played time Indicates played time. Playing status Displays playing status. EN-16 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 18: Changing The Lcd Monitor Display

    In Playback mode, the LCD display can be changed into any of the following: • Basic • Full • None LCD display cannot be changed in the following situations: • Recording video or audio clips • Playing video or audio clips • Playing slideshow Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-17...

  • Page 19: Recording Images, Videos And Voices, Taking Images, Setting The Zoom Control

    1 Press the Zoom button to zoom in or zoom out to frame your image. 2 The zoom indicator appears on the LCD monitor. Digital zoom 1X to 4X Digital zoom is not activated in recording videos EN-18 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 20: Using Flash, Setting The Focus Mode

    Pan Focus: The focus of this mode is in the maximum Depth of Field (DOF), not designing for close-up photography. Infinity: When Infinity is set, the camera focuses on distant objects. Focus is enabled Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-19...

  • Page 21: Using The Function Menu

    This feature is used to emphasize wide scenic views. This feature enhances the red hue for recording sunset images. Sunset Backlight This feature is used to capture the image of a backlight object by changing the metering. EN-20 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

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    This feature detects if the subject blinked an eye when the image is captured and gives Blink Detection the user an option whether to save it or not. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-21...

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    4 Half press the Shutter button to focus the subject. The frame turns green to indicate focus is set. 5 Press the Shutter button to take the shot. EN-22 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 24

    A scenic image, such as a garden or forest scene, that full of doll green colors is boring. In foliage mode, the greens, blues, are brilliantly enhanced making scenic pictures pop out with bright color. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-23...

  • Page 25

    Image. 4 If the camera detects subject blinked eye, a "Save image" or "Cancel" option appears on the screen. 5 Select Save image to save or Cancel to disregard EN-24 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 26

    Tips to make a great shape by self portrait photography: • Lean in towards the camera to reduce double chin. • Angle your body and bend your arms to look slimmer. • Keep your shoulders back. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-25...

  • Page 27: Using Voices Recording

    One image captured in 2592 x 1944 A4 Size 2048 x 1536 2-up pattern One image captured in 2048 x 1536 4" x 6" 2048 x 1536 4-up pattern EN-26 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 28

    9 Or, press Menu button to go back last shot. 10 The camera saves the image to memory. Auction mode provides 4 kinds of pattern as follow The image is set to low quality and VGA (640x480) size only. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-27...

  • Page 29

    Fine quality would give you the best images with sharper details and less compression. However, the higher the quality, the more memory space is required in your memory card. EN-28 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 30

    Ideally used for indoor images with reddish fluorescent lighting conditions. Used when light source cannot be specified. Custom Press the Shutter button for the camera to automatically adjust the appropriate white balance setting according to the environment. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-29...

  • Page 31

    Averages the light metered from the entire frame, but gives greater weight to the subject matter at the center. Spot A very small portion of the center of the screen is measured, and the exposure is calculated. EN-30 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 32: Using The Record Menu

    Captures the soft, slightly yellowish hues of Polaroid’s early SX70 type films Vintage B&W 1 Reminiscent of the high contrast, glossy look and feel of Polaroid’s print coater films Reminiscent of the muted colors, low contrast and extended range of Polaroid’s early...

  • Page 33

    Performs continuous shooting when the Shutter button is pressed. Burst Stops shooting when the shutter button is released. Speedy Captures 30 images in a shot when the Shutter button is pressed. Burst Auto set Image size to VGA only. EN-32 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 34

    To set AF Lamp 1. From the Record menu, select AF Lamp. 2. Use the keys to go through the selection. 3. Press the OK button to save and apply changes. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-33...

  • Page 35

    3 Press the OK button to save and apply changes. The table below shows the available Saturation settings. Icon Item Description High Enhance the saturation. Normal Normal saturation. Reduce the saturation. EN-34 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 36

    Enlarges all image sizes up to a maximum of 5x in preview, but the image quality deteriorates. • Digital Zoom is not available in Face tracking on, Movie, and Voice Recording modes. • The maximum Intelligent zoom scale varies depending on the image type and resolution. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-35...

  • Page 37

    To set Auto Review 1 From the Record menu, select Auto Review. 2 Use the keys to go through the selection. 3 Press the OK button to save and apply changes. EN-36 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 38: Recording Videos

    1280 X 720 minutes. It will automatically stop recording if time is over. 640 X 480 High Quality 320 X 240 Normal For Internet, see "Internet Mode" on page 42 below. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-37...

  • Page 39

    Display the icon in red while turning Pre-Record on. Pre-Record will be canceled in the following situation: • Switch to Photo mode or Playback mode. • Turn the unit off. • Enter USB mode EN-38 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 40: Playback, Viewing In Single Navigation, Viewing Thumbnails

    • The first file (Including image, video, audio and error file) recorded on each date appears on the screen. • Press the Zoom button clockwise (right) would back to 9-images mode. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-39...

  • Page 41: Zooming Images, Playing Videos

    • The play info, except the icon , will be displayed when the video is paused, during REW/FF or frame by frame modes • Volume cannot be adjusted when paused or during REW/FF modes. EN-40 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 42: Playing Voice Recording, Playing Voice Memo

    When paused, the play info will remain on screen except 6 Press the key to stop the playback. The LCD monitor displays the image in Single navigation mode. Volume cannot be adjusted when you pause the voice memo. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-41...

  • Page 43: Deleting An Image/video/audio, Playback Menu

    4 To select a menu, press or the OK button. 5 Change the submenu settings using the 4-way navigation control. 6 Press the OK button to save and apply settings. EN-42 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 44

    OK button to mark image/video/audio clip for deletion. 4 Repeat step 3 until all desired images for deletion are marked. 5 Press the MENU button. A confirmation selection appears. 6 Select Yes to confirm. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-43...

  • Page 45

    5 sec., and 10 sec. 3 Select Transition setting. Press the keys to adjust. Choose among the available transition settings: 4 Select Repeat setting. Press the keys to adjust. Available settings are: Yes, No. EN-44 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 46

    3 Press the OK button to lock all files. To unlock all files: 1 Select Unlock all in the Protect submenu. A confirmation message appears. 2 Select Yes. 3 Press the OK button to unlock all protected files. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-45...

  • Page 47

    6 Press the OK button again to stop recording. Time left (n seconds) for recording. When you record voice memo to an image with an existing voice memo, the old recording file would be replaced by the new one. EN-46 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 48

    Playback Polaroid Color Mode The Polaroid Color Mode function lets you edit still images to apply different colors or tones for a more artistic effect. Edited images in this function are saved as a new file. To activate Polaroid Color Mode:...

  • Page 49

    9 Press the OK button to save/cancel changes. • Trim function is not available for images with image size set to VGA. • All images will be trimmed in 4:3 ratio regardless of its original image ratio. EN-48 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 50

    • Off. Disable the startup image. 4 Press the OK button to apply changes. The startup image will still be displayed startup even if the selected image was deleted. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-49...

  • Page 51

    3 Available settings are as follow: • Overwrite. Save and replace the old file with a new one. • Save As. Save the new file as a new one. • Cancel. Cancel Radial blur. EN-50 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 52: Printing, Using The Print Mode, Using The Print Menu

    ® Using the Print Menu The Print Menu allows you to Trim, Add a Border, Correct Red-Eye, Print the Date & Time Stamp, and add a Polaroid Classic Border Logo Format To trim and print an image: The Trim function in the Print Menu allows you to trim and immediately print your trimmed image.

  • Page 53

    Available options are On or Off (Default.) This date stamp may overlap with the date stamp printed if you have the Date Stamp option set while taking pictures. EN-52 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 54

    When the Polaroid Cassic Border Logo Format is on, any picture will be cropped and printed within the border. Note that if Polaroid Cassic Border Logo Format is set to on, the Add Border option will not be available. Add Border This feature allows you to add either the supplied or custom borders to your pictures.

  • Page 55

    • The customized borders will be maintained in the internal memory of the camera, even if the memory card is removed or the camera is powered off. EN-54 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 56: Using The Setup Menu, Setting Sounds, Setting Power Save

    After a minute of being in sleep mode, the camera eventually turns off power. This function is not available in the following instances: • Recording a video or audio file • Playing a slideshow/video/audio file • Using the USB connector Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-55...

  • Page 57: Setting Lcd Save, Setting Language, Setting File Numbering

    • Reset. The file numbering will start from 0001 each time the folder is changed and "Format" is processed. To understand folder and file structure of your camera, see "About Folder and File Names" on page 60. EN-56 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 58: Setting Lcd Brightness, Fw Version, Setting Memory Kit, Reset All

    Use this function to reset the camera to its factory settings. However, the following settings are exceptions and not affected by Reset. • Date & Time • Language • Custom White Balance data Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-57...

  • Page 59: Making Connections, Connecting The Camera To A Pc

    7 Access the files in the camera by your PC. • The camera’s internal memory and memory card would display as removable drives in PC. • After the connection, no image is displayed on the LCD monitor. EN-58 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 60: Connecting The Camera To A Printer, Printing To An External Printer

    3 Select Print on the screen for printing. Or Cancel to go back Print Mode. Start Printing • LCD monitor appears "Now printing…". • Or press Menu button to stop printing anytime. Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-59...

  • Page 61: Appendix, About Folder And File Names

    • Reset the file number. See "Setting File Numbering" on page 56. Do not change the folder and file names in the memory card using your PC. It may be unable to playback the data using the camera. EN-60 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 62: Troubleshooting

    LCD monitor displays unlock position. "Copy error". The memory card is full. Replace card or delete unnecessary files. LCD monitor displays Open and load a pouch of Polaroid ZINK Paper ® ® "Out of Paper". Print ejects only part of the way out of the Turn the camera off and back on.

  • Page 63

    Turkish, Polish , Hungarian, Romanian, Czech, Bulgarian, Croatian, Slovak, Slovenian, Greek, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Danish, Arabic, Indonesia, Malay, Thai, Japanese, Korean , S. Chinese, T. Chinese Interface Battery Rechargeable lithium ion battery Tripod Mount .25” Tripod Mount Included EN-62 Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com...

  • Page 64

    3” x 4” Polaroid ZINK Paper ® ® Print Tray Capacity 10 sheets plus ZINK Smartsheet ® ® Time to Print Less than 60 seconds Battery Capacity Up to 25 prints per charge Polaroid Z340 Instant Digital Camera User Manual www.polaroid.com EN-63...

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  • mukesh mehta Sep 29, 2013 11:18:
    fatal error msg- coming again n again while
    givi​ng print command
    to z340
    pl. guide how to solve
    dr. mukesh mehta
    e-ma​il--mukesh​2oct@redif​f.com
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