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Polaroid iS326 User Manual

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    S326 ANUAL © 2012 All Rights Reserved. Windows and the Windows logo are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation. All other trademarks are the property of their respective companies.

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    Thank you for purchasing this digital camera. Everything you need to take quality digital photos and videos is included with your digital camera. Polaroid 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.

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    1. Pow er Button 12. Delete / Right Button 2. Shutter Button 13. Insta-Share / Dow n Button 3. LCD Screen 14. Flash Light 4. LED 15. USB Slot 5. Zoom Out Button 16. Tripod Mount 6. Zoom In Button 17.

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     SD Memory card (up to 32GB)  To Charge the Battery: needed for normal use. 1. Power off the camera. 2. Connect the camera with the USB cable to the AC charger or to the computer (as shown above). 3.

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    When powering the camera ON for the first time the camera will take you through the initial camera setup. Charging the Battery To charge your battery, first connect the USB Cable to your camera. Then follow one of the steps below: A) Charge the battery using the USB connection cable (included) and your computer: - Connect one end of the USB cable into the USB port on your camera.

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    Battery Power:  Some features, will not work if the battery power level is low.  When the battery power is low the battery icon turns red and the camera will automatically turn off a few seconds later.  The energy status of the power is displayed on LCD as shown below: Full battery power Medium battery power Low battery power...

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    After powering on your camera for the first time, you will be prompted to select a language for the camera. The Language selection menu appears. Select the language of your choice by pressing the UP and DOWN direction control buttons. Then press the SET button to confirm the selection. Once a language has been selected, you will be asked if you would like to continue with the initial camera setup.

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    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. Use this mode to capture pictures with your camera. This is the default mode when the camera is powered ON. To take a picture, aim your camera as desired and press the Shutter button.

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    Image Sensor CMOS Sensor 4608x3456 (16M), 4000x3000 (12M), 3648x2736 (10M), Image Resolution 264x2448 (8M), 3648x2048 (7MHD), 2592x1944 (5M), 2048x1536 (3M), 1920x1080 (2MHD), 640x480 (VGA) Video Resolution 1280x720 (720P), 640x480 (VGA), 320x240 (QVGA) File Format JPEG (Photo) /AVI (Video) External Memory SD MMC SDHC (up to 32G)–...

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    To be able to download photos and videos to your PC using the Polaroid Instant Memories Software, you will need the following minimum configuration:  Microsoft® Windows XP with Service Pack 3, Windows Vista with Service Pack 1 or Windows 7 ...

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     Make sure the built-in lithium battery has been 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. Press the Power button to turn your camera ON.

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    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.

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    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 button to scroll between the various menus for the current mode. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to highlight the desired menu selection.

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    The Photo Capture mode allows you to capture pictures with your digital camera. When the camera is first powered ON, the camera will be in Photo Capture Mode by default. 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.

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    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 (See ‘Flash Options’ below for further information.) Delete –...

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    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. Important: When using Flash, stand between 8 to 10 feet away from the scene you would like to capture.

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

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    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 the desired option. selected option icon will appear on the selected item. Press the LEFT or RIGHT button to select the next menu item.

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    The Face Detect feature when set to ‘On’ allows the camera to use a subject’s face as the basis for balancing the other colors and focus in the camera’s display. This feature is meant to ensure that the color and focus of your pictures will be consistently sharp and high-quality. Note: To properly use the Face Detect option, please ensure the following: ...

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    Your camera contains a Macro Menu that allows you to enable or disable the Macro mode on your camera. While using the Macro mode, you can focus on an object that is close to the camera, allowing you to capture images at close range (15 ~ 30 cm). Macro ON: ...

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    camera to properly balance the colors in the images that are taken with your camera. 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 White Balance menu.

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    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. 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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    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 the desired option.

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    The Silent Mode Options include:  Silent Mode Off (default): All camera features will emit sound when activated.  Silent Mode On: All camera features will not emit sound EXCEPT for the Self-Timer and associated Shutter ‘Click’ at the end of the Self-Timer countdown. Press the SET button to open the menus for the current mode.

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    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.

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    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.  Press the MODE button twice to open the Playback Mode. ...

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    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. To exit the Slide Show, press any button. Displays the NEXT image Right Insta-Share –...

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    The following are the menus that appear in your camera’s Photo Playback Mode: While in the Playback Mode, you can delete captured photos and videos 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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    To delete a locked image, first unlock the image, then select delete. The INSTA Share technology allows you to quickly and easily upload your camera’s photos and videos to the social networks of your choice with the accompanying Polaroid Instant Memories application.

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    An icon will appear on the image with the selected INSTA Share destination site. Changing the INSTA Share destination site will also make the selected site the new default INSTA Share option. A new default can be selected at any time through this menu. Remember: You can also easily access the INSTA Share menu by pressing the INSTA Share (Down) button.

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    11) If you selected to save, the cropped picture will now be saved as a new picture to your memory card. 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 image you would like to protect/lock.

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    Connect the USB cable provided in the package from the camera to the Pictbridge port of the printer. Once connected, follow the instructions on the printer to proceed with the printing process. Select the “Cancel” option to exit the menu and return to the previous mode. 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.

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

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    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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    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. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Image Quality menu.

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    camera: Flash and Face Detect. 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 Macro menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options. Press the SET button to select the desired option.

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    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. Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Color Effect menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options.

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    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. When the environment has more light than is needed, reduce the exposure setting (by using the negative - count) to reduce the amount of light allowed into the lens by your camera.

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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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    You can select your camera’s language setting by selecting the desired language from the Language menu. 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 Language menu. Press the UP or DOWN direction control button to scroll through the menu options.

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    setting or restore the camera’s default factory settings. 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 highlight the “Date Setup” menu option then press the SET button to select the option.

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    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 flickering or waves on the images taken by your camera.

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    Press the LEFT or RIGHT direction control button to scroll and select the Format Memory 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”...

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    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.  Press the MODE button twice to open the Playback Mode. ...

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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. Your digital camera has a four-directional pad that functions as Quick Function buttons. Quick Function Button Function Displays the PREVIOUS image Left STOPS a playing video...

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

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    To delete a locked image, first unlock the image, then select delete. The INSTA Share technology allows you to quickly and easily upload your camera’s photos and videos to the social networks of your choice with the accompanying Polaroid Instant Memories application.

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    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 image 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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    On PC: The Polaroid Instant Memories Installer window appears. If the window does not appear, open the application’s CD/DVD drive and click on “Setup.exe” to launch the installer. On Macintosh: Click the icon that appears on the desktop to install the Polaroid Instant Memories the click “Continue”.

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    Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. Power the camera ON. The first time you connect the device to the computer you will have to wait a few seconds until the computer recognizes the device. An SD card needs to be inserted.

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     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 For more details on how to use the Polaroid Instant Memories open the “Help” from the menu option.

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    Use the USB cable that came with your camera to connect your camera to your computer. MSDC appears on the LCD. A window appears with a list of options, select “Open folder to view files” and click OK. Open the DCIM folder and the folder inside to view the media files. Select the media and copy the files from this folder into your computer.

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    NOTE: Please check your device packaging for compatibility with the iPad. For models that are compatible with the iPad, photos and videos can be imported from your digital camera to your iPad by following either one of the options below: 1) Connecting your digital camera to your iPad using an iPad Camera Connector: Plug the Camera Connector into the dock connector port on your iPad, and then attach your digital camera using a USB cable (included) to the Camera Connector.

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    Damages or malfunctions not resulting from defects in material or workmanship and damages or malfunctions from other than normal use, including but limited to, repair by unauthorized parties. Call 877-408-0033 or Visit our website at www.polaroid.com. To receive Warranty service along with the name and address of an authorized product service center, the original consumer purchaser must contact us for problem determination and service procedures.

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    This product is manufactured, distributed and sold by SAKAR International, Inc. Polaroid, Polaroid & Pixel, Made in Polaroid and Polaroid Classic Border Logo are trademarks of PLR IP Holdings, LLC, used under license. All other trademarks are the property of the respective owner, who has not sponsored, endorsed or approved this product.

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    Q: I deleted images using the Polaroid Instant Memories. The images were also deleted from my computer. How do I recover images that I accidently deleted? All images deleted using the Polaroid Instant Memories are sent to your computer’s Recycle or Trash Bin and can be retrieved from there.

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    Disposal of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment and/or Battery by users in private households in the European Union. This symbol on the product or on the packaging indicates that this can not be disposed of as household waste. You must dispose of your waste equipment and/or battery by handling it over to the applicable take-back scheme for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment and/or battery.

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    You may also go to www.polaroid.com and reference Social Responsibility to learn more about the specific laws in your area and to locate a collection facility near your home.

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