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  Summary of Contents for HP f500g

  • Page 1 Car Camcorder User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Contents About this Guide ................3 FCC Statement ................3 WEEE Notice .................. 3 CE Regulatory Notice ..............4 Notes on Installation ..............4 Caution ..................5 Introduction ..............6 Features ................6 Package Contents ............. 6 Product Overview .............. 7 Getting Started ..............
  • Page 3 3.1.3 Manual Video Recording ........16 3.1.4 Emergency Recording .........16 3.1.5 The Recording Screen..........17 3.1.6 Taking Photographs ..........18 3.1.7 4 GRID FUNCTION DISPLAY in the LCD screen ..19 Playback Videos and Photos ...........20 3.2.1 Playing Videos .............21 3.2.2 Viewing Photos ...........21 3.2.3 The Playback Screen ...........22 3.2.4...
  • Page 4: About This Guide

    About this Guide The content in this document is for information purpose and is subject to change without prior notice. We made every effort to ensure that this User Guide is accurate and complete. However, no liability is assumed for any errors and omissions that may have occurred. The manufacturer reserves the right to change the technical specifications without prior notice.
  • Page 5: Ce Regulatory Notice

    CE Regulatory Notice Herewith confirm to comply with the requirements set out in the Council Directives on the Approximation of the Laws of the Member States relating Electromagnetic Compatibility of Radio and Telecom device (1995/5/EC); the Low Voltage Directive (2006/95/EC); the Restriction of The Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in Electrical And Electronic Equipment Directive (2002/95/EC), Turkish EEE Directive;...
  • Page 6: Caution

    Caution Use the authorized charger only. Never disassemble or attempt repair of this product. Doing so may damage the camcorder, cause electric shock and void your product warranty. Never short-circuit the battery. Set up time and date accurately before you use this device. Exposing the camcorder to open flames can cause explosion.
  • Page 7: Introduction

    1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing this advanced Car Recorder. This device is specifically designed for real time video and audio recording when driving. 1.1 Features • Full HD camera (1920x1080 @ 30fps) • 2.4” LCD color screen • Up to 140 ゚ Wide angle lens •...
  • Page 8: Product Overview

    1.3 Product Overview Front View Top and Bottom Views Side (Left and Right) Views Rear View Item Item Bracket Socket Up Button ( Power Button Down Button ( Memory Card Slot Enter Button ( USB Connector Wide Angle Lens HD(Mini HDMI) Connector Microphone Back Button ( Speaker...
  • Page 9: Getting Started

    2 Getting Started 2.1 Inserting the Memory Card Insert the memory card with the gold contacts facing the back of the camcorder. Push the memory card until it clicks into place. (Use class 6 or above the micro SD cards for this camcorder; It is recommended to format the micro SD cards before the initial use.) To remove the memory card Push the edge of the memory card inward until you hear/feel it click,...
  • Page 10: Installing In Vehicles

    2.2 Installing in Vehicles 2.2.1 Mount to Windshield Attach the bracket to the device. Slide it into the bracket holder until you hear a click. With the suction-cup laying flat, position the suction-cup on the windshield. Hold the base firmly on the windshield and press down the clamp to mount the car holder to the windshield.
  • Page 11: Adjust The Device Position

    2.2.2 Adjust the device position Loosen the knob to swivel the device vertically. Knob Loosen the knob to swivel the device horizontally up to 360°. Knob Then tighten the knob to make sure the device is securely locked in place.
  • Page 12: Connecting To Power

    2.3 Connecting to Power Use only the supplied car adapter to power up the device and charge the built-in battery. Connect one end of the car adapter to the USB connector of the camcorder. Plug the other end of the car charger to the cigarette lighter socket of your vehicle.
  • Page 13: Powering The Camcorder On / Off

    2.4 Powering the Camcorder On / Off 2.4.1 Auto Power On/Off Once the vehicle engine is started, the camcorder automatically turns on. If the Automatic Record function is enabled, the recording will automatically start right after the camcorder powers on. See Set Automatic Recording (2.5.1).
  • Page 14: Initial Settings

    2.5 Initial Settings Before using the device, we recommend you to enable the Automatic Record function and set up the correct date and time. 2.5.1 Set Automatic Recording To enable the recording to start automatically after you turn on the power, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD...
  • Page 15: Setting The Universal Time Code (Utc)

    2.5.3 Setting the Universal Time Code (UTC) Depending on your location, you may need to change the current UTC setting of the camcorder so that the correct date and time are updated when a GPS signal is detected. 1. If recording is in progress, press the button to stop recording.
  • Page 16: Using The Car Recorder

    3 Using the Car Recorder 3.1 Recording Videos 3.1.1 Record videos while driving When the vehicle engine starts up and the Automatic Record function is enabled, the camcorder automatically turns on and starts recording. Recording will automatically stop when the engine is switched off. Or, press the button to stop recording manually.
  • Page 17: Manual Video Recording

    3.1.3 Manual Video Recording Press the button to start recording. Press the button to stop recording. Note: 1. One video file is saved for every 3 or 5 minutes of recording. See Using the Menu (4.1). 2. The device saves the recording on the memory card. If the memory card capacity is full, the oldest file in the memory card is overwritten.
  • Page 18: The Recording Screen

    3.1.5 The Recording Screen Item Description Duration Indicates the current recording duration. Indicates sound will not be recorded with the Voice Record video. Enter the OSD menu to enable "Voice Record". There are two options for the Smart Scene Mode: Smart 1.
  • Page 19: Taking Photographs

    Resolution Indicates the current video resolution. When a GPS fix is established, the icon " " GPS icon will show on the top-right corner of the screen. Indicates the estimated remaining battery Battery power or if it is being charged. Prompt : reset Prompt : NOT reset of date / time of date / time...
  • Page 20: Grid Function Display In The Lcd Screen

    3.1.7 4 GRID FUNCTION DISPLAY in the LCD screen Push the button when recording, to switch to the 4 GRID FUNCTION DISPLAY on the LCD screen. Item Approximate current driving speed Time Approximate compass driving direction Estimated distance warning to the speed camera set points Note: The driving speed and driving direction will grayed out if GPS has no signal.
  • Page 21: Playback Videos And Photos

    3.2 Playback Videos and Photos If recording is in progress, press the button to stop recording. The standby screen is displayed. Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select the file category that you want to browse and press the button.
  • Page 22: Playing Videos

    3.2.1 Playing Videos To play videos, do the following: If recording is in progress, press the button to stop recording. Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select File Playback and press the button. Press the button to select Video or Emergency and press button.
  • Page 23: The Playback Screen

    3.2.3 The Playback Screen Video Playback Screen Photo Playback Screen Description Item Indicates the recorded date and time. Date and time Press the button to return to file selection Guide icon display. (Back) Press the button to view the previous Guide icon video/photo.
  • Page 24: Deleting Files

    3.2.4 Deleting Files To delete file(s), do the following: If recording is in progress, press the button to stop recording. Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select File Deletion and press the button. Press the button to select the file category and press the button.
  • Page 25: Adjusting The Settings

    4 Adjusting the Settings 4.1 Using the Menu You can customize the video recording and other general settings via the on-screen display (OSD) menus. If recording is in progress, press the button to stop recording. Press the button to open the OSD menu. Press the button to select a menu option and press the button to enter the selected menu.
  • Page 26: Menu Tree

    4.2 Menu Tree Refer to the below table for details on menu items and available menu options. Menu option Description Available option Select the file category that Video / Emergency / File Playback you want to view. Picture Displays the current state Satellite Status of the satellite reception.
  • Page 27 Menu option Description Available option When enabled, the Driver Fatigue camcorder sounds an On / Off Alert audible tone after an hour of driving. Set the duration for the display to automatically On / Turn Off After 30 sec. LCD Setting turn off right after video / Turn Off After 3 min.
  • Page 28 Menu option Description Available option Enable / Disable the collision detection. If this function is enabled and any High Sensitivity / Collision collision is detected, the Normal Sensitivity / Detection camcorder will Low Sensitivity / off automatically trigger the emergency recording feature.
  • Page 29 Menu option Description Available option 語 / Русский/ Deutsch / Français / Italiano / Español / Português / Türkçe Delete the file(s) Warning: Once a file has been Video / Emergency / File Deletion deleted, it CANNOT be Picture restored or recovered. Choose the local speed limit Speed Limit Unit Kmh / Mph...
  • Page 30: Installing The Software

    5 Installing the Software 1. Place the CD disc bundled with the car camcorder in your PC/Laptop optical drive. 2. If the CD does not execute automatically, please use Windows File Manager to execute the Install_CD.exe file in the CD. The following screen will be displayed.
  • Page 31: Supercar

    6 SuperCar Item Item Video Player File Path Play / Pause Browser File Previous File List Next File Name Stop Volume Current Duration / Total Electronic Map Duration Compass GPS sensitivity Chart (SNR) Speed Meter G-Sensor sensitivity Chart Note: 1. To display the route on Google Maps, please make sure the internet is connected before starting the video playback 2.
  • Page 32: Specifications

    Specifications Item Description Image sensor 1/3” CMOS sensor 1920 (H) x 1080 (V) Effective pixels Storage media Supports Micro SDHC, up to 32GB class 6 or above LCD display 2.4” LCD color TFT (112K pixels) Wide Angle Fixed Focus lens Lens Aperture: Up to F1.9 ;...
  • Page 33 Item Description Operating -10° ~ 60° C Temperature Operating Humidity 20 ~ 70% RH Storage -20° ~ 80° C Temperature Dimensions 70 x 63x 31.3 mm Weight Approx. 95g...