FCC Compliance Statement: This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subjected to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules.
Welcome ... 1 Safety Notice ... 1 Table of Contents ... 2 Getting Started ... 4 Knowing the camcorder parts ... 4 Loading the battery ... 5 Charging the battery ... 6 Inserting a memory card (optional) ... 7 Using the strap (optional) ... 8 Basic Operations ...
Installing the driver to your PC (1) ... 33 Installing the driver to your PC (2) ... 34 Connecting the camcorder to your PC ... 35 Copying ﬁles to the PC (1) ... 36 Copying ﬁles to the PC (2) ... 37 Viewing/Playing ﬁles on your PC ...
Connect the power cable or USB cable to your camcorder. AC adapter: You can use the camcorder as usual while the battery is being charged. USB charging: Connect one end of the USB cable to your computer and the other end to the camcorder.
When a memory card is correctly inserted and detected, the card icon ( ) will display on the LCD screen. Do not insert or remove the memory card while the camcorder is reading or writing data. When a memory card is inserted, the camcorder will use the card as the main storage medium.
Press the power ( ) button for 1.5 second to turn off the camcorder. Note: If the camcorder stays inactive for a long period of time, it may automatically shut down due to the [Power Off] setting. See page 30 for more details.
To enter the DV/DSC mode, press the Mode/Return ( the Joystick ( ) to highlight the DV/DSC mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( ) to conﬁ rm. Note: The camcorder automatically enters DV/DSC mode when it is powered on. Mode icon Strobe mode Selftimer mode...
Reading LCD indicators (2) Playback mode To enter the Playback mode, press the Mode/Return ( the Joystick ( ) to highlight the Playback mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( ) to conﬁ rm. Mode icon File type icon Current ﬁ...
Reading LCD indicators (3) MP3 mode To enter the MP3 mode, press the Mode/Return ( Joystick ( ) to highlight the MP3 mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( ) to conﬁ rm. Mode icon Play/Pause/Stop icon Sound volume Repeat mode Current song/All songs Storage medium icon...
Reading LCD indicators (4) Voice Recorder mode To enter the Voice Recorder mode, press the Mode/Return ( and use the Joystick ( ) to highlight the Voice Recorder mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( Mode icon Sound volume Current ﬁ...
Setting clock and language When you power on the camcorder for the ﬁ rst time, you are recommended to adjust the clock and language settings. Setting clock: Power on the camcorder. Press the Mode/Return ( enter mode selection scenario. Use the Joystick (...
: about 100cm ~ 200cm : about 200cm ~ Set other advanced items if necessary. Press the Menu/OK ( your camcorder. See page 23 for more details. Press the Record ( While recording, you can do any of followings: 1) Use the Zoom ( ) button to zoom in or zoom out.
: The strobe is on. It will ﬁ re in every shot. : The selftimer is on. After pressing the Shutter ( camcorder will have ten seconds delay before taking a picture. Set other advanced items if necessary. Press the Menu/OK ( your camcorder.
Recording a voice clip Power on the camcorder and switch to Voice Recorder mode. Power on the camcorder. Press the Mode/Return ( the Joystick ( ) to highlight the Voice Recorder mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( ) to conﬁrm.
Playing back your recordings Power on the camcorder and switch to Playback mode. Power on the camcorder. Press the Mode/Return ( the Joystick ( ) to highlight the Playback mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( ) to conﬁ rm.
Playing MP3 music (2) Playing music in MP3 mode Power on the camcorder and switch to MP3 mode. Power on the camcorder. Press the Mode/Return ( Joystick ( ) to highlight the MP3 mode. Then move the Joystick toward right ( ) to conﬁrm.
Viewing the display on a TV Connect your camcorder and TV via the accessory AV cable for real-time display. You can display your video clips, still pictures, and audio recordings directly on your TV, sharing them with your friends and family.
Advanced Operations Menu operation The menu items provide several options for you to ﬁne-tune your camcorder functions. The following table gives details on menu operations. How to... Bring up the menu Move the highlight box Enter sub-menu/ Conﬁrm an item...
) button. - DV items) Description Set movie resolution to 640x480. Set movie resolution to 320x240. The camcorder automatically adjusts white balance. This setting is suitable for outdoor recording in sunny weather. This setting is suitable for recording in cloudy weather or shady environments.
Menu items in DV/DSC mode (2) Item Option Digital Zoom Night On/Off Scene Item Option Image Size - DV items) Description Set the maximum digital zoom ratio to 4x. This setting is suitable for normal use. Set the maximum digital zoom ratio to 10x. This setting is suitable for telephoto.
A positive value indicates the image will be brighter than usual; while a negative value makes the image dimmer. The camcorder automatically adjusts white balance. This setting is suitable for outdoor shooting in sunny weather.
Menu items in DV/DSC mode (4) Item Option Normal Effect Classic Black&White Date Stamp On/Off Multi-shot On/Off Panorama On/Off Strobe On/Off Warning Digital Zoom Night On/Off Scene - DSC items) Description Take pictures in natural color. Take pictures in sepia-toned color. Take pictures in black and white.
Menu items in Playback mode Power-on → Press the Mode/Return ( Playback mode → Press the Menu/OK ( Item Option Delete Delete current picture (and voice note), video, or Yes/No audio ﬁ le. Delete Delete all pictures, voice notes and video/audio ﬁ les Yes/No stored in the memory.
Menu items in MP3 mode Power-on → Press the Mode/Return ( mode → Press the Menu/OK ( Item Option Repeat playing all titles in current list. Repeat playing the current title over and over again. Single Repeat Repeat playing all titles in current list at random order.
Menu items in Voice Recorder mode Power-on → Press the Mode/Return ( the Voice Recorder button. Item Option Compress the sound data to save memory space uLaw at the expense of sound quality. Compression Sound quality stays intact. Producing higher quality sound at the expense of memory space.
Set how long the camcorder will automatically shut down when staying inactive. Setting to [Off] will Power Off Off ~ 5min make the camcorder stay powered on until it runs out of power. Clock Set date and time. When connected to a PC, the camcorder displays...
Menu items in Settings mode (2) Item Option Language Set the OSD (on screen display) language. This option is suitable for America, Taiwan, Japan, NTSC and Korea areas. TV Type This option is suitable for Germany, England, Italy, Netherlands, China, Japan, and Hong Kong. Set ﬂicker frequency to 50Hz or 60Hz.
Menu items in Settings mode (3) Before using the [Printer] command in the [USB Mode] menu, you need to connect the camcorder to a PictBridge compatible printer via the accessory USB cable: 1) Power on the camcorder. 2) Set the camcorder USB mode to [Printer] (page 30).
Copying Files to Your PC Installing the driver to your PC (1) You need to install the camcorder driver to ensure that video clips can be played back on your PC. To install the software: Insert the driver CD. Turn on your computer. Then place the accessory CD into the CD-ROM drive.
Please click on Yes to continue. Windows Media Player Codecs and Direct X 9.0c or above are necessary for viewing the video clips recorded by the camcorder. Restart the computer. After the installation is completed, you may need to restart your computer...
Note: If the [USB Mode] setting is changed, the menu will not show up. See page 30 for more details. Notice for Windows 2000/XP/ME users: If you want to disconnect the camcorder from your computer, please follow these steps: 1. Double-click 2. Click (USB Disk), and then click Stop.
Copying ﬁles to the PC (1) This step varies depending on your operation system: For Windows XP users: After the camcorder is connected to your computer, a dialogue window will appear automatically. Please select the item Open folder to view ﬁles using Windows Explorer and click OK.
Viewing/Playing ﬁles on your PC Double-click on My Documents or any other folder that stores your ﬁles. Double-click on the desired ﬁle, and the ﬁle will be opened by the program matching the ﬁle type.
After connecting the camcorder to your computer, a removable disk will appear in your computer. The removable disk actually represents the storage medium of your camcorder. In the disk you can ﬁnd all of your recordings. Refer to the ﬁgure below to see where the ﬁles are stored.
Connect the camcorder to your PC. Connect one end of the USB cable to your PC and the other end to the camcorder. Make sure the connector and the USB port are correctly aligned. Switch the camcorder to [PC Cam] mode.
Yes to continue the installation. The camcorder is fully compatible with Windows 2000 operation system. Launch the PC Camera program. After the camcorder is correctly connected to and detected by your PC, you are ready to launch the PC Camera program to capture and edit your own ﬁlms.
Appendix:A Troubleshooting When using the camcorder: Problem Cause The battery is out of power. The camcorder can not be powered on normally. The battery are incorrectly installed. It may happen that The camcorder is you move the Joystick still powered on,...
Appendix:A When using the camcorder: Problem Cause I did not delete the pictures and video The lost recordings are clips, but can not saved in the internal ﬁnd them in the memory. memory card. If the battery icon indicates low battery, Cannot use the ﬂash...
Appendix:A When connecting the camcorder to the computer or TV: Problem Cause I cannot view the Driver or software is video clips on my not installed on the computer. computer. The installation is terminated abnormally. Driver installation failed. The camcorder has...
If you insert a SD card and the card is set to “Protected”, this message Please Unlock SD Card will show up when the camcorder tries to write data into the card. When the camcorder is set to Playback mode without any existing ﬁle to No File play, this message will show up.
Appendix:A Storage Capacity Memory Internal (22MB for storage) SD/MMC card (64MB) SD/MMC card (128MB) SD/MMC card (256MB) SD/MMC card (512MB) Memory Internal (22MB for storage) SD/MMC card (64MB) SD/MMC card (128MB) SD/MMC card (256MB) SD/MMC card (512MB) Note: The above tables are for your reference only. The actual value of capacity may vary (up to ±...
Appendix:A Battery Life Indicator Icon Description Full battery life Moderate battery life Low battery life Empty battery life Note: To avoid sudden outage of power supply, you are recommended to replace or recharge the battery when the icon indicates low battery life. Battery Life Still picture Number of shots...
Appendix:B Instruction for ArcSoft MediaConverter™ Introduction ArcSoft MediaConverter is a powerful all-in-one multimedia ﬁle converter. This utility quickly and effortlessly converts photo, video, and music ﬁles into formats optimized for use on your portable device. Multiple ﬁles and ﬁle types can be converted at the same time. It’s easy! Three simple steps are all it takes.
Appendix:B Supported ﬁle formats Video Video ﬁles are converted and copied to the selected location as MPEG- 4 encoded AVI ﬁles, WMV ﬁles or MPEG-4 encoded ASF ﬁles (Default). Supported ﬁle types for conversion - AVI (Microsoft Video 1 format, Cinepak, Intel Indeo, uncompressed, etc.) - MPEG-1 in MPEG, MPG, MPE - DAT (VCD MPEG1)
Appendix:B Step 1: Select media Adding ﬁles for conversion 1 Click the “Select Media” button. 2 An “Open” window will appear. Navigate to the folder that contains the ﬁles you’d like to convert. a. Use the “Files of type” pull-down to ﬁlter the ﬁle types you’d like to display.
Appendix:B Step 2: Select destination Click the “Select Destination” button to select the location where your converted files will be saved. The default save location is “C:\ Documents and Settings\[current user]\My documents”. However, you’ll most likely want to save the files to your portable device. In this case, make sure your device is connected, and then click “Select Destination”...
Appendix:B Optimize for the selected device This is the default setting. The program will automatically set the conversion parameters according to your selected device. Use custom conversion settings If you decide to use this option, you can set the various conversion parameters manually.
Step 1 Insert a SD/MMC card in the card slot of the camcorder and connect the camcorder to PC via the USB cable. You could follow the instructions of “Connecting the camcorder to your PC” on page 35 for more...
7 Change the ﬁ le names to PICT****.ASF. **** could be any 4-digit number from 0001 to 9999. The ﬁ le name must follow the naming principle of your camcorder, so that the camcorder could identify the ﬁ les saved on 100MEDIA.
Appendix:D System Requirements Operating System: Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP CPU: Pentium III or above System RAM: 128MB or above Graphic Card: 64MB, 24 bit true color CD-ROM speed: 4x or above Software: DirectX 9.0c or above and Windows Media Player Codecs Other: USB Port...