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Vivitar ViviCam 7122 User Manual

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ViviCam 7122 Digital Camera
User Manual
© 2009-2012 Sakar International, Inc. All rights reserved.
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    ViviCam 7122 Digital Camera User Manual © 2009-2012 Sakar International, Inc. All rights reserved. Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ..........................2 What’s Included ..........................2 Parts of the Camera ........................3 Initial Camera Setup ........................4 Main Camera Modes ........................8 Camera Technical Specifications ....................9 Computer System Requirements ....................10 Powering the Camera On/Off ...................... 11 Changing Camera Mode ......................

  • Page 3: Introduction, What's Included

    Thank you for purchasing this camera. 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.

  • Page 4: Parts Of The Camera

    Parts of the Camera 1. Power Button 13. Flash 2. Shutter Button 14. USB Slot 3. LCD Screen 15. Tripod Mount 4. Self Timer LED 16. Digital Lens 5. W / Zoom Out 17. Battery Compartment 6. T / Zoom In 18.

  • Page 5: Initial Camera Setup

    Initial Camera Setup Installing the Batteries Installing the Memory Card  Insert 3 AAA (1.5V) batteries. Alkaline batteries recommended (not included).  SD Memory card (up to 32GB) needed for normal use. Turning On the Camera Using the Camera Selecting the modes Accessing the menu...

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    When powering the camera ON for the first time the camera will take you through the initial camera setup. Powering the Camera ON Batteries Make sure the batteries have been inserted properly into your digital camera, according to the polarity shown inside the battery compartment. Use 3 x AAA (1.5V) batteries.

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    Note:  After the camera is powered on, an SD icon will appear on the LCD display. If you do not see the SD icon on the display, please check if the card was inserted properly.  Make sure the SD card is not locked (check the lock switch on the side of the SD card). If the SD card is locked this will prevent the camera from saving captured photos to the SD card.

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    Select “Yes” to continue or “No” to exit the setup. Note: If you select “No” and decide to leave the camera setup, the camera will be set to its default settings. These settings can be adjusted at any time manually through the menus in the camera. Setting the Date and Time The next step in the initial camera setup is to set the date and time on the camera.

  • Page 9: Main Camera Modes

    Main Camera Modes Your camera has different modes for the various camera functions. You can switch modes by pressing the MODE button on your camera after the camera has been powered ON. Photo Capture Mode Use this mode to capture pictures with your camera. This is the default mode when the camera is powered ON.

  • Page 10: Camera Technical Specifications

    Camera Technical Specifications Image Sensor CMOS 3 Mega Pixels 3072 x 2304(7M), 3648x2048(HD 7M) , 2592x1944 (5M), Image Resolution 2048x1536 (3M), 1600x1200 (2M), 1920x1080 (HD 2M), 640x480pixels(VGA) Video Resolution 640x480 VGA, 320x240 QVGA File Format JPEG (Photo) /AVI (Video) Internal Memory 1 Test Photo Use Only External Memory SD Card (up to 32GB)

  • Page 11: Computer System Requirements

    Computer System Requirements WINDOWS OS To be able to download photos and videos to your PC using the Vivitar Experience Image Manager Software, you will need the following minimum configuration:  Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 3, Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or Windows 7 ...

  • Page 12: Powering The Camera On/off

    Powering the Camera On/Off  Make sure the batteries have been inserted properly into your digital camera. If your camera comes with a rechargeable lithium battery, make sure it is fully charged before the first use.  Make sure an SD card has been inserted into your camera. (SD card up to 32GB - SD Card not included) Please see Initial Camera Setup for more information.

  • Page 13: Changing Camera Mode

    Changing Camera Mode Your camera has three main modes: Photo Capture Mode - Use this mode to capture photos with your camera. Video Capture Mode - Use this mode to capture videos with your camera. Playback Mode (for photos and videos) - Use this mode to view the photos and videos you have already taken with your camera.

  • Page 14: Navigating The Menus

    Navigating the Menus Each camera mode has a set of menus specific to that mode. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control buttons to scroll between the various menus for the current mode.

  • Page 15: Photo Capture Mode

    Photo Capture Mode The Photo Capture mode allows you to capture pictures with your digital camera. Taking a Picture While in Photo Capture mode, use the LCD display on the back of the camera to direct the camera at the scene you would like to capture. Press the T/Zoom In and W/Zoom Out buttons to zoom in/out if desired.

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    Photo Capture Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons: Button Function Scene Selection – Opens the Scene menu Left Flash Options – Toggles the Flash options appearing on the LCD Delete –...

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    Flash Options There are several Flash options available on your camera. The options appear on the Photo Capture Mode LCD screen in sequence. To change the Flash mode, press the UP Quick Function button until you arrive at your desired settings.

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    Macro Switch MACRO ON: Your camera contains a Macro Switch that allows you to manually enable or disable the Macro mode on your camera. While using the Macro mode, you can capture images at close range (15 ~ 30 cm). To turn the Macro mode ON, slide the Macro Switch on the side of your camera UP to the flower icon ...

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    Photo Capture Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera’s Photo Capture Mode:...

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    Scene Menu The Scene Menu allows you to choose scene settings that let your camera to adapt properly to your current environment. Note: When selecting the HIGH SENSITIVITY Option, by default the camera switches off the FLASH automatically (if it’s ON) to optimize the picture quality. If however, you would like to override it and manually turn ON the flash –...

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    Press the MODE button to exit the menu and return to your previous mode. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings.

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    Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Self-Timer menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options. Press the SET button to select and save the desired option. selected option icon will appear on the selected item.

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    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. 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.

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    Multi SnapShots Menu When enabled, the Multi SnapShots feature allows you to take six rapid snapshots in a row with a single click of the shutter button. This feature can be effective when trying to capture a particular moment in a sporting event or other scenes with quick movements.

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    An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings. Light Exposure Menu The Light Exposure setting helps you control the amount of light that enters your camera’s lens. This setting should be adjusted when the environment is lighter or darker than normal.

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    When the ISO is reduced, the image sensor in your camera will be less sensitive to light and will optimize the image quality in environments with bright lighting. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the ISO menu.

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    Press the LEFT or RIGHT button to select the next menu item. Press the MODE button to exit the menu and return to your previous mode. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings.

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    To Enable/Disable the Timestamp: Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Date/Time menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options. Press the SET button to select and save the desired option.

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    Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options. Press the SET button to select and save the desired option. selected option icon will appear on the selected item. Press the LEFT or RIGHT button to select the next menu item. Press the MODE button to exit the menu and return to your previous mode.

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    Frequency Menu The options in the Frequency menu represent the frequency of the electrical current in fluorescent lighting sources in your locale. If your camera is set to a frequency that does not match your country’s electric current, you may see waves on the images taken by your camera. 50Hz –...

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    Card menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to highlight the menu options. To exit without formatting the card, select ‘Cancel’ and press the SET button. To proceed with the format, select “Yes” and press the SET button. You will be asked to confirm the formatting of the memory card.

  • Page 32: Photo Playback Mode

    Photo Playback Mode The Playback Mode allows you to review and edit photos and videos that you’ve already taken with your camera.  When you first turn on the camera, the camera will be in Photo Capture mode by default. ...

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    Photo Playback Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Quick Function Button Function Displays the PREVIOUS image Left Views all the Photos as a Slide Show with 3, 5 or 10 second intervals.

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    Photo Playback Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera’s Photo Playback Mode: Delete Menu While in the Playback Mode, you can delete pictures from your camera through the Delete menu. Select the photo you would like to delete. Press the SET button to open the menus for the Photo Playback mode.

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    ViviLink for Photos Menu The ViviLink technology allows you to quickly and easily upload your camera’s photos and videos to the social networks of your choice with the accompanying Vivitar Experience Image Manager application. Select the photo you to which you would like to add a ViviLink Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode.

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    Rotate Menu Use this menu to rotate the pictures that you’ve taken with your camera. Select the photo you would like to rotate. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Rotate menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options.

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    Protect/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. View the photo you would like to protect/lock. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Protect/Lock menu.

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    Slide Show Menu You can view a Slide Show of all the pictures taken with your camera by pressing the UP Quick Function button while in Playback mode. The Slide Show menu allows you to set the interval length of time that each picture will display during the slide show. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode.

  • Page 39: Video Capture Mode

    Video Capture Mode The Video Capture Mode allows you to capture videos with your digital camera. When the camera is first powered ON, the camera will be in Photo Capture Mode. Press the MODE button once to access the Video Capture Mode. Taking a Video While in Video Capture Mode use the LCD display to direct the camera at the scene you would like to capture.

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    Video Capture Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Quick Function Button Function Left Scene Selection - Opens the Scene menu Light Exposure – Opens the Light Exposure menu Delete - Opens the ‘Delete This Video’ option and allows you Right to view and delete the last video taken as well as previously captured videos...

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    Video Capture Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera’s Video Capture Mode:...

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    Scene Menu The Scene Menu allows you to choose scene settings that let your camera to adapt properly to your current environment. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Scene menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options.

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    Image Quality Menu The Image Quality menu allows you to select the desired quality level of the images taken by your camera. Keep in mind that images with a higher image quality level will also take up more memory on your camera. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode.

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    An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings. Color Effect Menu You can choose to add a color effect to the images taken with your camera. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode.

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    Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings. Light Exposure Menu The Light Exposure setting helps you control the amount of light that enters your camera’s lens. This setting should be adjusted when the environment is lighter or darker than normal.

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    When the ISO is reduced, the image sensor in your camera will be less sensitive to light and will optimize the image quality in environments with bright lighting. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the ISO menu.

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    Press the LEFT or RIGHT button to select the next menu item. Press the MODE button to exit the menu and return to your previous mode. An icon reflecting your selection will display on the LCD screen. Remember that this setting will be saved by your camera until you manually change the setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings.

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    To Enable/Disable the Timestamp: Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Date/Time menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options. Press the SET button to select and save the desired option.

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    Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Auto Power Off menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options. Press the SET button to select and save the desired option. selected option icon will appear on the selected item.

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    Format Memory Card Menu You can use the Format Memory Card menu to delete all of the content that is currently on your camera’s memory card. Keep in mind that formatting the memory card will permanently delete all of the content on your camera’s memory card.

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    settings set to the Factory Default Settings. If you would like to exit the format, select ‘No’ and press the SET button. You will automatically exit the menu and return to the previous mode. Note: After RESETTING to the default settings, it is recommended to select your system Language, Date/Time and ViviLink for Photos and Videos.

  • Page 52: Video Playback Mode

    Video Playback Mode The Playback Mode allows you to review and edit photos and videos that you’ve already taken with your camera.  When you first turn on the camera, the camera will be in Photo Capture mode by default. ...

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    Press the SET button to enlarge the image full size. Once the selected video is full size you can play and view the video. Video Playback Mode Quick Function Buttons Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Quick Function Button Function Displays the PREVIOUS image Left...

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    Video Playback Mode Menus The following are the menus that appear in your camera’s Video Playback Mode: Delete Menu While in the Playback Mode, you can delete videos from your camera through the Delete menu. View the video you would like to delete. Press the SET button to open the menus for the Video Playback mode.

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    ViviLink Menu The ViviLink technology allows you to quickly and easily upload your camera’s photos and videos to the social networks of your choice with the accompanying Vivitar Experience Image Manager application. View the video to which you would like to add a ViviLink.

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    Protect/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. View the video you would like to protect/lock. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Protect/Lock menu.

  • Page 57: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software You must be connected to the internet to install and run the Vivitar Experience Image Manager software. Insert the installation CD into your CD-ROM drive. The installation screen should automatically open. On PC: The Vivitar Experience Image Manager Installer window appears. If the window does not appear, open the application’s CD/DVD drive and click on “Setup.exe”...

  • Page 58: Connecting The Camera To The Computer

    On PC and Macintosh: Click the “I accept the terms of this license agreement” and then click “Next” to continue. 10) On PC only: Let the “Vivitar Experience Image Manager” installer create the folder to where the program will be installed, and then click “Install”.

  • Page 59: Getting Photos And Videos From Your Camera To Your Computer

    Getting Photos and Videos from your Camera to Your Computer An SD card needs to be inserted. Do not disconnect the cable during transfer. Doing so will cancel the transfer of any files on their way to your computer. Select the “Get Images” button from the Main menu. The “Get media from device”...

  • Page 60: Get Started, Transferring Images From My Camera To My Computer Manually

     Use automatic “Geotagging” with built in Google Maps For more details on how to use the Vivitar Experience Image Manager open the “Help” from the menu option or click the “Take a Tour” button on the application’s Home screen.

  • Page 61: Camera Maintenance

    Transferring Photos and Videos: MACINTOSH Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. MSDC appears on the LCD. The camera’s device icon appears on the desktop. Click on the device icon and open the DCIM folder and the folder inside to view the media files.

  • Page 62: Sakar Warranty Card

    Sakar Warranty Card This warranty covers for the original consumer purchaser only and is not transferable. Products that fail to function properly UNDER NORMAL USAGE, 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.

  • Page 63: Technical Support, Troubleshooting

    Technical Support For technical support issues please visit our website at www.vivitar.com. You can find manuals, software and FAQ’s at the website. Can’t find what you are looking for? E-mail us at support@vivitar.com and one of our technical support team members will answer your questions.

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