Epson P-4000 User Manual
Epson P-4000 User Manual

Epson P-4000 User Manual

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  • Page 1 User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products. Neither Seiko Epson Corporation nor its affiliates shall be liable to the purchaser of this product or third parties for damages, losses, costs, or expenses incurred by the purchaser or third parties as a result of accident, misuse, or abuse of this product or unauthorized modifications, repairs, or alterations to this product, or (excluding the U.S.) failure to strictly comply with Seiko Epson Corporation’s operating and maintenance...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ........25 P-4000........12 Setting a memory card into the SD Card slot .
  • Page 4 Changing an album’s name ....43 Changing the P-4000 Settings ..... . 60 Deleting an album .
  • Page 5 Printing problems ......70 Resetting P-4000 ....... . . 70 Contacting Customer Support .
  • Page 6: Chapter 1 Introduction

    Introduction Note: Main Features ❏ Do not expose the P-4000 to severe impact, doing so may cause malfunctions especially during turning With P-4000, you can easily view, keep, and print operations. images you have taken with a digital camera. You can also play videos and audio.
  • Page 7: Important Safety Instructions

    Each connector has Read all of these instructions before using P-4000, and only one correct orientation. Inserting a connector keep this guide handy for later reference. Follow all...
  • Page 8: When Using The Battery

    ❏ ❏ To prevent fire or electric shock, do not expose Use only AC adapter model A351H and P-4000 this product or its options to rain or moisture. (Model G941B) to charge batteries. ❏ ❏ To prevent fire or explosion, do not use this Do not use the battery that comes with this product where flammable or volatile gas is stored.
  • Page 9: When Storing The Batteries

    ❏ When Storing the batteries Do not leave the battery in a vehicle to prevent the battery from overheating. ❏ When not using this device for a long period, ❏ Do not insert objects into any openings as they remove the batteries from this product and store may touch dangerous voltage points or them separately.
  • Page 10: When Using The Ac Adapter

    RBRC. When you dispose of in fire, electrical shock, or injury. the battery, contact RBRC. ❏ Use only AC adapter model A351H with P-4000. ❏ When using the AC adapter Make sure the total amperage of all devices plugged into the power outlet does not exceed the ❏...
  • Page 11 ❏ ❏ If you plan to use this product in Germany, the To prevent fire or electric shock, do not cover the building installation must be protected by a 16 AC adapter with a blanket or similar covering. amp circuit breaker to provide adequate ❏...
  • Page 12: When Using A Memory Card

    When storing, maintaining, or transporting ❏ Do not remove a memory card or turn off the P-4000 product while the Access lamp is flashing. See ❏ “LCD and control panel” on page 16 to find where Do not store this product outdoors.
  • Page 13: Safety Information For United Kingdom Users

    ❏ Remove the battery from and unplug this product The blue wire must be connected to the terminal in the plug and refer servicing to qualified service personal marked with the letter N. under the following conditions: The power cord The brown wire must be connected to the terminal in the or plug is damaged;...
  • Page 14: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    Chapter 2 Getting Started Unpacking Your P-4000 Make sure that all of the items shown below were included in the box with your P-4000. Strap Lithium-ion battery Power cable* AC adapter Stand P-4000 User’s Guide (this guide) Software CD-ROM USB cable...
  • Page 15: Parts

    Back Parts A/V Out connector Front Headphone connector CF Card slot eject button SD Card slot CF Card slot AC adapter connector Power switch with Hold Speaker function USB connector USB connector rubber cover Battery cover Reset button Control panel Getting Started...
  • Page 16 OK button power on, or during printing. Display button Access lamp The light also flashes when Home button P-4000 is in the LCD Cancel button power-off mode. OK button Press this button to determine the selection and Print button Press this button to display proceed to the next step.
  • Page 17: Setting Up The P-4000

    Home screen. arrow Setting Up the P-4000 After unpacking your P-4000, set it up so it is ready to use. This section describes how to charge the battery and turn the power on and off. Close the battery cover and slide it to the right Charging the battery until it clicks.
  • Page 18 : Indicates low battery power. The Charge lamp is on during charging. When the : Indicates battery power is running out. P-4000 is shut down battery is fully charged, the Charge lamp turns off. It automatically. Charge the battery using the AC adapter.
  • Page 19 Removing the battery Pull out the battery. Then close the battery cover. Make sure that P-4000 is turned off. Caution: ❏ Remove the AC adapter if it is connected to P-4000. ❏ Never remove the battery while P-4000 is turned on. Doing so may cause data in the Warning: card or HDD to be lost or damaged.
  • Page 20: Turning The Power On

    Right or Left button on the control panel to The illumination lamp turns on. change the value of the selected item. When you turn on P-4000 the first time, the Language setting screen and Date and time settings screen are Date and time displayed.
  • Page 21: Turning The Power Off

    Note: ❏ If you remove the battery from P-4000, the date and time settings will be erased after approximately one day at the most. ❏ If the date and time settings are erased, the Date and...
  • Page 22: Holding The Button Operations

    Latest Data Settings middle. ❏ Putting the button operations on hold is a useful function when you put P-4000 in your bag while listening to audio with the headphones. Battery icon Indicates the remaining charge in the battery. See “Charging the battery” on page 17 for details.
  • Page 23: About The Stand

    P-4000 You can use the stand when you view images and play from memory cards. movies. Set P-4000 to the stand as shown below. Latest Data Select to display the latest data saved in P-4000 from a memory card.
  • Page 24: Chapter 3 Using Memory Cards

    Using Memory Cards Available types of memory cards Setting and Removing a Memory Card The following memory cards are available. P-4000 provides you with the CF Card slot and SD Card slot. ❏ CF (CompactFlash) memory card (Type1/Type2 and 3.3 V, including Micro Drive) This section describes how to set memory cards and copy data from them.
  • Page 25: Setting A Memory Card Into The Cf Card Slot

    Push the eject button down and it comes out. Then push it again. back side Note: Insert memory cards in the correct direction. Otherwise, the memory card and P-4000 may be damaged. The memory card is pushed out. Pull out the memory card. Using Memory Cards...
  • Page 26: Setting A Memory Card Into The Sd Card Slot

    When using the memory card set in the CF adapter, do Insert memory cards in the correct direction. Otherwise, the not remove only the memory card. Remove the CF memory card and P-4000 may be damaged. adapter from the P-4000. Removing a memory card from the SD Card...
  • Page 27: Copying Data From A Memory Card To P-4000

    In the Memory Card operation screen, select memory card. Copy Data from Memory Card by using the Up or Down button and press the OK button. Copying Data from a Memory Card to Home P-4000 Copy Data from Memory Card Saved Data Albums Memory Card Note: Create Album After Copying Data When the battery is low, copying may not be completed.
  • Page 28 XXX is the number assigned according to the copying order. Home Note: You can also copy data from P-4000 to a memory card by using the pop up menu. See “Using the Pop Up Menu” on Saved Data Albums Memory Card Do you want to delete data on the page 49 for details.
  • Page 29: Chapter 4 Viewing And Playing Data

    “Using P-4000 With a Computer” on .orf*** page 56. * The progressive JPEG format is not supported. ** P-4000 supports images in RAW format that you have taken with Available types of image data a digital camera produced by Nikon, Canon, KONICAMINOLTA, PENTAX, or Epson.
  • Page 30: How To See The Screen

    How to see the screen When you use the P-4000, you will find many icons on Indicates the PC_DATA folder. See “About the PC_DATA folder” on page 39 for details. the screen. The illustration below shows what those icons indicate.
  • Page 31: Displaying Images

    Note: For images in P-4000, select Saved Data or ❏ Files whose names contain characters other than Albums in the Home screen, press the OK button, alphanumeric are not displayed. and go to step 5. For images in the memory card, select Memory ❏...
  • Page 32 Select the memory card that includes the images In the Memory Card operation screen, select that you want to view. Browse the Memory Card by using the Up or Down button, and press the OK button. Skip the next step and go to step 6. Home Home Saved Data...
  • Page 33 See “Using the Pop Up Menu” on page 49 or “Changing the P-4000 Settings” on page 60 for details. ❏ Holding the Up or Down button for a few seconds switches pages without moving the highlight.
  • Page 34 ❏ Note: You cannot rotate the JPEG files larger than 8.9 ❏ Pressing the Cancel button zooms out the image. megapixels. ❏ Pressing the Cancel button for a few seconds zooms Press the OK button. Rotating the image starts. the image out to the full screen. Displaying information ❏...
  • Page 35: Displaying Images As A Slide Show

    Press the Menu button to display the pop up This section describes how to play videos and audio menu. Then select Start Slide Show and press the in the P-4000’s HDD or the memory cards. OK button. Available types of video/audio data...
  • Page 36 Maximum resolution: 2.5 Mbps (Ave.) (at 30 fps) 640 × 480 pixels Maximum bit rate: 2.5 Mbps (Ave.) (at 30 fps) * P-4000 supports video data of up to 2 GB. Motion-JPEG ALaw Minimum resolution: 160 × 112 pixels Audio µLaw...
  • Page 37: Playing Videos/Audio With P-4000

    When doing so, make sure that you insert the Select a video or audio that you want to play in the headphone cable into the headphone connector. P-4000 or a memory card, and press the OK button. Using buttons while playing videos/audio Saved Data / 2004.08.26 The tables below describe how the buttons work while playing videos/audio.
  • Page 38 Audio Button Function OK button* Pause the audio Cancel button Stop the audio and return to the previous screen. Up button Turn the volume up Down button Turn the volume down Left button** Skip back to the beginning of the audio that is currently playing.
  • Page 39: Chapter 5 Managing Data

    In the Albums, PC_DATA folder exists as a default. In the Albums, you can create albums copying your When you copy data from your computer to P-4000 favorite images, videos, and audio from the Saved using the Explorer or Finder, copy data to the Data or a memory card and manage these data.
  • Page 40: Copying The Favorite Data To An Album

    ❏ You cannot set the data in the PC_DATA folder as an Press the Menu button to display the pop up album thumbnail. menu, and select Copy to Album by using the Up or Down button. Copying the favorite data to an album Saved Data / 2004.08.26 Select the data to be copied to an album in the Copy to Album...
  • Page 41 The sub menu appears. If you want to copy only Note: the selected data to an album, select This Data. If When you select Select, data in the folder are you want to copy all the data in the folder, select displayed as thumbnails.
  • Page 42: Creating A New Album

    Copying to the album starts. If you want to use one of the preset album names, select the album’s name from the displayed list, Note: and press the OK button. Copying data to the You can make a new album by selecting New. See the album starts.
  • Page 43: Changing An Album's Name

    Changing an album’s name The on-screen keyboard appears. Select a letter by using the 4-way ring and press the OK button to input the selected letter. Select an album that you want to change the name of, in the Albums. Saved Data / 2004.08.26 Albums DSC00331.JPG...
  • Page 44: Deleting An Album

    Deleting an album Select Edit Album Name by using the Up or Down button, and press the OK button. Select an album to delete in the Albums. Albums Albums Edit Album Name Set as Album Shortcut PC_DATA Scenery Flower Travel Lock Start Slide Show PC_DATA...
  • Page 45: Setting An Album Shortcut

    The confirmation dialog box appears. Select Yes Select an album that you want to make an album and press the OK button. shortcut for. Albums Albums PC_DATA Scenery Flower Travel PC_DATA Scenery Flower Travel Are you sure you want to delete the data? Album1 Travel2 Album3...
  • Page 46: Deleting Data

    Note: Press the Menu button to display the pop up When you set an album as an album shortcut, icon is menu, and select Delete by using the Up or displayed on that album. Down button. Saved Data / 2004.08.26 Deleting Data Copy to Album Set as Folder Thumbnail...
  • Page 47 The sub menu appears. If you want to delete only Note: the selected data, select This Data. If you want to When you select Select, data in the folder are delete all the data in the folder, select All. If you displayed as thumbnails.
  • Page 48: Protecting Data

    Lock Start Slide Show Copy to Memory Card Print Order Delete DSC00327.JPG DSC00326.JPG DSC00325.JPG DSC00324.JPG DSC00323.JPG DSC00322.JPG DSC00321.JPG Note: The lock on the data remains in effect until you unlock it, even if yo turn off the P-4000. Managing Data...
  • Page 49: Setting An Album/Folder Thumbnail

    Setting an Album/Folder Thumbnail Using the Pop Up Menu You can set your favorite data as thumbnails for the Pressing the Menu button displays the pop up menu. album or folder in the Saved Data. The menu varies depending on the situation when you Select the data you want to set as the thumbnail press the Menu button.
  • Page 50 * P.I.F is an abbreviation for Print Image Framer, which is a function Register to Slide Register the selected audio data as the slide that enables an image to have a frame. Most of the Epson digital show BGM show BGM.
  • Page 51: Chapter 6 Direct Printing

    Note: Preparing to Print For details about paper, see your printer’s manuals. You can print an image by connecting P-4000 directly to a printer. This section describes how to print the Connecting P-4000 to a printer images on the P-4000.
  • Page 52 Make sure that P-4000 and the printer are turned Connect the other end of the USB cable to the off. Then remove the USB connector rubber cover. connector on the printer. Note: ❏ See your printer’s manual for the location of the cable connector on your printer.
  • Page 53: Printing Images

    Note: Printing Images When you select Selected Images to Print, the following screen appears. You can add some images to Note: the previously set images to print. See “Set print Use the AC adapter when printing. quantities” on page 54 for details. Select the image to print.
  • Page 54: Printer Settings

    Printer settings Note: ❏ See the following “Printer settings” for details of each setting. Setting Detail ❏ Number of Prints Set the number of copies to print. The settings you made will be cleared when the image has finished printing. Print Date* Set whether or not to print the date when the photo was taken.
  • Page 55 Press the Menu button to display the pop up Note: menu, and select Print Order by using the Up or If you select the image in full screen, the screen that Down button. appears on your LCD is different from the above, but the instruction is the same.
  • Page 56: Chapter 7 Using P-4000 With Other Devices

    When using P-4000 with your computer, install the software from the software CD-ROM. For details, see “Installing the Software” on page 63. Note: When using P-4000 while it is connected to a computer, use the AC adapter. Using P-4000 With Other Devices...
  • Page 57 Note: ❏ remove the USB connector rubber cover and You cannot move data in the memory card to your connect the other end of the USB cable to P-4000. computer. ❏ When you see HDD of P-4000 in your computer, the “Albums”...
  • Page 58: Disconnecting P-4000 From A Computer

    Disconnecting P-4000 from a computer For Macintosh users Drag and drop the P-4000 icon to the trash can on For Windows users the computer screen. Click Unplug or Eject Hardware on the Turn off P-4000 and remove the USB cable from computer screen.
  • Page 59 TV. Then connect the other end of the AV cable to P-4000. Set the TV display to video input from P-4000. Note: ❏ You can connect the AV cable to P-4000 even when P-4000 is on. ❏ The LCD turns off when you connect an AV cable to P-4000.
  • Page 60: Chapter 8 Customizing Settings

    Change the brightness of the LCD. setting Brightness Select an appropriate brightness setting to make your P-4000 more fun to use. by using the Right or Left button. Sound settings Button Beep When this setting is set to ON, a beep sounds when you do some operations.
  • Page 61: Customizing Settings

    Copy Mode Delete Data Set whether to delete the images in Language Language Choose a language from among setting After Copying the memory card after copying setting eight languages. them to the HDD automatically or not. When ON is set, the images are Hard Drive Free Space The HDD free space is displayed.
  • Page 62: Chapter 9 Operating The Software

    For Macintosh System Requirements ® Mac OS 9.1 or later Mac OS X 10.2 or later The system requirements for using P-4000 with a computer are shown in the following table. Processor PowerPC G3 233MHz or PowerPC G3 700MHz or higher...
  • Page 63: About The Software

    Note: The CameraStarter and AutoDownloader functions, which On the Software Installation screen, click Install. are part of EPSON Photo!4, cannot be used with P-4000. Follow the on-screen instruction until all of the These functions are available only with EPSON digital software is installed.
  • Page 64: For Macintosh Users

    For Mac OS X users: restart your computer. Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon on your desk top. Double-click Mac OS X icon in the EPSON folder. Starting the Software For Mac OS 9 users: Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon on your This section describes how to start the software.
  • Page 65: For Macintosh

    Click the Help button on the dialog box. PhotoQuicker Note: You can access the online EPSON Photo!4 or EPSON PhotoQuicker User’s Guide using the Start menu in Windows, or in Macintosh, double-click the MANUAL folder in each of the software’s program folders, and then double-click INDEX.HTM.
  • Page 66: Chapter 10 Maintenance And Troubleshooting

    Be sure to turn P-4000 off before cleaning. Error message/Icon Description ❏ Use a clean, dry cloth to keep P-4000 free of dust. A file access error has occurred. Wait until the Access lamp turns Do not eject the memory card if it off, and reinsert the memory card ❏...
  • Page 67: Problems And Solutions

    Make sure that your printer is on Use the information in this section to find the source printer. Make sure the printer is on. and the USB cable is connected of and solution to P-4000 problems. correctly. Check your printer and printer’s manual.
  • Page 68: Power Supply Problems

    Copy the data again. “Charging the battery” on page 17 and charge the battery. The LCD Brightness See “Changing the P-4000 setting is too dark. Settings” on page 60 and make The battery is set Make sure that the battery is sure the LCD Brightness setting incorrectly.
  • Page 69: Data Operation Problems

    Sound breaks off when the video or audio is played. Cannot copy. Cause What to do Cause What to do The bit rate of the data is Check the bit rate. See The data may be broken. Try to copy a different data. too high.
  • Page 70: Printing Problems

    Printing problems Resetting P-4000 When an error occurs and operations cannot be done, Cannot print. you can reset P-4000 by pressing the reset button with Cause What to do a thin object as shown below. The printer is not See “Supported printers” on supported.
  • Page 71: Contacting Customer Support

    If your Epson product is not operating properly and Go to and select the Support you cannot solve the problem using the section of your local EPSON web site for the latest troubleshooting information in your product drivers, FAQs, manuals and other downloadables.
  • Page 72: Appendix A Appendix

    Appendix A Appendix AC adapter (Model: A351H) Standards and Approvals U.S. model: P-4000 (Model: G941B) Safety UL60950 CSA C22.2 No.60950 U.S. model: FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B CSA C108.8 Class B CSA C108.8 Class B...
  • Page 73: Battery (Model: D111A)

    **** Approx. 2.7 hours when playing video TMS320DM270 (MPEG4, 1 Mbps) Approx. 4.7 hours when playing audio (MP3, EPSON VGA TFT LCD 128 kbps, using the headphones) 2.5" HDD (80 GB) FAT 32 Dimensions do not include projections. ** Charging is recognized as operating.
  • Page 74: Electrical

    Electrical Battery Type Lithium Ion Battery Input voltage DC 5.0 V Model D111A Rated current Maximum 2.3 A Size (H × W × L) 22.45 mm × 20.4 mm × 71 mm Power consumption 4 W (Using with the battery) 9 W (Using with the AC adapter) Ratings 3.7 V, 2600 mAh (Typ.)
  • Page 75 About Optional Accessories The following options are available for P-4000. optional product product code ✽ Lithium Ion Battery B32B81826 (Model: D111A) * The asterisk (✽) is a substitute for the last digit, which varies by country. Appendix...
  • Page 76 Glossary The following definitions apply specifically to P-4000. NTSC/PAL Broadcast analog color TV standards. NTSC is used mainly in Japan, North America, and various South American countries. PAL is used mainly in Western Europe (except France), China, An audio compression standard with high compression and some other Asian countries.
  • Page 77 42 deleting, 44 Approvals, 72 Audio Data available types, 35 copying from a memory card to P-4000, 27 playing, 37 copying image, 40 Available types of image data, 29 deleting, 46 Available types of memory cards, 24 displaying on the computer’s monitor, 56...
  • Page 78 60 Main menu, 22 video out setting, 60 Memory card view mode settings, 60 available types, 24 Setting up P-4000, 17 removing, 25, 26 Software finding more information, 65 installing, 63 starting, 64 Parts and their functions, 15...
  • Page 79 68 printing problems, 70 viewing and playing problems, 68 Turning the power off, 21 Turning the power on, 20 Uninstalling software, 65 Unpacking P-4000, 14 Using albums, 39 pop up menu, 49 video output, 58 Video available types, 35...
  • Page 80 Index...

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