Driver Installation...13 Speciﬁcations...19 Troubleshooting...19 Safety and General Information Thank you for purchasing the Argus DC-5190. We hope that you enjoy this camera for years of trouble-free operation. Please read this manual carefully before using the camera and follow the instruction to avoid any damage that could be caused by improper operation.
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2. When not in use, keep the camera in its carrying case, otherwise you risk scratching the lens, LCD display, orviewﬁnder. 3. Do not use soap, detergent, or other solution to clean the camera; use a clean, soft cloth only. Getting to know Your Camera Camera Components Guide 1.
LCD display Prepare Your Camera for Use Load Batteries and Memory Card Open the battery cover and insert the batteries according to the polarity indicated on the battery door and close the cover. Optional: insert an SD memory card (not included). When the battery power is low, an icon will appear on the screen.
Turning the Camera ON/OFF To turn the camera on, press the ON/OFF button for 2 to 3 seconds until the operation LED is lit. To turn off the camera, press the ON/OFF button for 2 seconds.The camera will also power off automatically after 30 seconds of inactivity if not connected to the computer via the USB cable.
Adjusting ExposureValue: Selecting the desiredWhite Balance: Adjusting the Sharpness: Resolution Press the UP or DOWN button to select the desired resolution and press the menu button to conﬁrm. Super: 3264 x 2448 High: 2547 x 1944 Middle: 2048 x 1536 Low: 1600 x 1200 Quality Press the UP or DOWN button to select the...
Auto Power-Off Time Press the DOWN button to set the Auto Power-Off Time. Set the Date and Time Press the DOWN button to set date and time. If DISPLAY is selected, the date & time will show on the captured images. If you do not want the date and time on the pictures, select NO DISPLAY.
Playback Pressing the PLAYBACK button will put the camera in preview mode. Erase, Format, and Protect While viewing an image, you can press the menu button to enter the erase menu. From this menu, press the UP or DOWN button to select erase “One”...
DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) By using DPOF, you can select an image for printing and set the quantity that you want to print. Rotation Press UP or DOWN button to select the rotation angle, and menu button to enter the selected angle.
Using Your Digital Camera Taking Pictures To take a picture, frame your subject in either the LCD display or the viewﬁnder and press the shutter button. You will here a beeping sound to indicate that the snapshot is ﬁnished. Simultaneously, the number of available images on the LCD display will decrease by one.
Use the Flash By pressing the ﬂash button, you will enter the FLASH menu. You can choose FLASH AUTO, ON, or OFF. Choosing ﬂash AUTO or ON will cause the camera to charge the ﬂash. While the ﬂash is charging, the LCD display will be dark and the operation LED will blink.
Download Images to a Computer Enter preview mode and connect the camera to the computer via the USB cable. You will not need to install a driver for image download if you use Windows 2000/ME/XP. Simply connect the camera to PC, the LCD screen will display “MSDC”...
Software Installation On the Main menu, click on Install Arcsoft Photo Impression 4 and the Choose Setup Languare screen will appear. Click on the OK button to proceed with the software installation. Click on the NEXT button to proceed to the next step.
Click on the YES button and the next screen will ask for the location where you want to save this program. By default, this program will be saved within C:\Programs Files\Arcsoft\PhotoImpression4. Click on the Next button to proceed.
Chapter 5: Speciﬁcations: *3 in 1 mode: Digital Still Camera mode: image Capture PC Camera mode: video Capturing / Conferencing Camcorder mode: Video clips *Sensor: CMOS sensor, 5 Mega pixel *Lens: F=3.0 f=8.35 *Focus Range: 1.5M to inﬁnity *Illumination: 100-16000(lux) *Shutter Speed: Electronic shutter 1/20-1/6000 s *Image Resolution: Super (3264X2448)/High (2547X1944)/ Medium...
Flash will not ﬁre Flash set to OFF -Set the ﬂash to Auto or On. Flash has not been fully charged The ﬂash takes a few seconds to charge up while the Operation LED is blinking. Flash light is fully charged when the Operation LED turns off.
Subject in recorded image is too dark Insufﬁcient light for shooting Set the ﬂash On, or adjust the exposure compensation to a positive (+) setting. Flickering on lcd screen or recorded image Incorrect frequency setting Check the correct anti-ﬂicker frequency ( 50Hz or 60Hz ) under ﬂuorescent light setting.