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

    Contents About this Guide ................4 FCC Statement ................4 WEEE Notice .................. 5 CE Regulatory Notice ..............5 Battery Warning ................5 Notes on Installation ..............6 Caution ..................6 Introduction ..............8 Features ................8 Package Contents ............. 8 Product Overview ..............
  • Page 3 Initial Settings ..............18 2.6.1 Set Time zone .............18 2.6.2 Set the Date / Time ..........20 Using the Car Camcorder ..........21 Automatic Record ............21 3.1.1 Resolution ............21 3.1.2 The Recording Screen..........22 3.1.3 Emergency Recording .........24 Add Speed Point ..............25 Picture in Video ...............25 Driving Safety ..............26 3.4.1 Speed Cam Alert ..........26...
  • Page 4 Connecting to TV .............51 Installing the Software ..........52 SuperCar ..............53 Specifications .............. 54...
  • Page 5: About This Guide

    About this Guide The content in this document is for information purpose and is subject to change without prior notice. We have made every effort to ensure that this User Guide is accurate and complete. However, no liability is assumed for any errors or omissions that may have occurred.
  • Page 6: Weee Notice

    WEEE Notice 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 cannot be disposed of as a 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...
  • Page 7: Notes On Installation

    Notes on Installation 1. Please measure the front windshield viewing area, make sure not to block driver's front view, install the camcorder below the rearview mirror (the central, higher right position of the front windshield). And we recommend that the sky and the land occupied by the screen 50%, fix the car holder and then adjust the camcorder so that the lane is aligned with the screen.
  • Page 8 Improper use or operation of the product may result in damage of the product or its accessories and void the warranty. HP Inc. is NOT responsible for the loss of any data/content during operation. Before you start using the product, it is assumed that you...
  • Page 9: Introduction

    1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing this advanced Car Camcorder. This product is specifically designed for real time video recording when driving. It also supports a HP rear camera. You might ask distributor for further information. 1.1 Features • Quad HD recording videos (2560x1440P@30fps) •...
  • Page 10: Product Overview

    1.3 Product Overview Item Item LED Indicator Wide Angle Lens LCD Color Screen Memory Card Slot Menu / Back Button ( Microphone Add Speed Point / Up Button Power Switch Snapshot / Down Button ( Power Connector Port Emergency Recording / Confirm HDMI Connector Port Button ( Micro USB Connector Port...
  • Page 11: Getting Started

    2 Getting Started 2.1 Storage Media 2.1.1 Insert the Memory Card Insert memory card with the pins facing forward and the screen of the camcorder facing forward too, see the picture as below: Also, insert the SD card into the camcorder until the lock can be smoothly slid.
  • Page 12: Installing In Vehicles

    2.2 Installing in Vehicles 2.2.1 Mount the Camcorder to Windshield Push the bracket into bracket slot on top of camcorder until a click sound is heard. Connect the power cable then power on to enter preview screen and confirm the field of view.
  • Page 13: Adjust The Camcorder

    2.2.2 Adjust the Camcorder Loosen the knob to swivel the camcorder vertically or horizontally. Knob Then tighten the knob to make sure the camcorder is securely locked in place. 2.2.2.1 Dismount the Camcorders For removing the camcorder, press the slot to the left to remove camcorder as the picture shown.
  • Page 14: Dismount The Bracket

    2.2.2.2 Dismount the Bracket To dismount the bracket, first release the nut then pull top point to dismount the bracket.
  • Page 15: Connecting To Power

    2.3 Connecting to Power Use only the attached power connector for activating the camcorder and charging the built-in battery. Connect one end of power connector to power connector port on the camcorder. USB port input: DC 5V / 1.0A. Plug the other end of the car adapter to the cigarette lighter socket of your vehicle.
  • Page 16 Battery Status Indicator: Icon Description Full battery power. 2/3 battery power. 1/3 battery power. Out of battery power. Battery is charging. Connect the car adapter to charge the battery, battery is fully charged. Note: 1. Use the products of the attached power charger only, please do not use other brand power charger, in order to avoid equipment burn or cause the battery explosion.
  • Page 17: Led Indicator

    2.4 LED Indicator Status Explanation LED Indicator Color Power off, battery charging Power off, battery full LED light off charged Power on, battery charging Power on, battery full Green charged Standby / Standby and Green screen off Recording/ Recording Flash red and screen off...
  • Page 18: Powering The Camcorder On / Off

    2.5 Powering the Camcorder On / Off 2.5.1 Auto Power On/Off If the camcorder is connected to the vehicle power supply, once start the car engine, the camcorder will automatically power on and start recording. Once the vehicle engine shuts down, the camcorder automatically saves the recording and turns off the power within 10 seconds.
  • Page 19: Initial Settings

    2.6 Initial Settings Before using the camcorder, we recommend you setup the correct Time zone, Date and Time. Note: Please note that if you press the button during recording, the system will stop recording and enter OSD menu. Make sure the recording is already stopped then continue operating the menu.
  • Page 20 Note: If Time Sync. is on, camcorder clock will be calibrated via satellite clock signal based on Set Time zone. Please refer to Satellite Synchronization (4.2). 2. If satellite positioning is not successful, camcorder clock will run based on user defined time.
  • Page 21: Set The Date / Time

    2.6.2 Set the Date / Time To set the correct date and time, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select Date / Time, and then press the button for entering function menu.
  • Page 22: Using The Car Camcorder

    3 Using the Car Camcorder 3.1 Automatic Record If the camcorder is connected to the vehicle power supply and slide the power switch, once start the car engine, the camcorder will automatically power on and start recording. Recording will automatically stop when the engine is switched off. Note: 1.
  • Page 23: The Recording Screen

    3.1.2 The Recording Screen Icon Item Description 00:10 Recording Duration Indicates the video current duration. Indicates the current recording date Date / Time and time. During video recording, press the Menu Button button to enter the OSD menu. During video recording, press the Add Speed Point button to add a speed cam Button...
  • Page 24 Voice Record Indicates voice recording sets as off, the sound will not be recording. icon Resolution Indicates the video resolution. icon Indicates the strength of satellite positioning. If the icon shows Satellite Positioning up on screen, it indicates that the icon camcorder cannot complete the satellite positioning.
  • Page 25: Emergency Recording

    3.1.3 Emergency Recording To Start the Emergency Recording, do the following: During Video Recording, press the button to enter emergency recording mode, the “Emergency” message will be shown immediately on the upper left corner of the screen, and the recorded file will be protected. The emergency video recording length is same as the recording interval setting.
  • Page 26: Add Speed Point

    3.2 Add Speed Point You may customize speed cam positions in this product. When the GPS positioning is completed , press to update speed camera points. This product features a capacity of 200 speed cam positions. In case you are trying to add more than that the system prompts with message "Speed Position is full".
  • Page 27: Driving Safety

    3.4 Driving Safety The following driving safety function is for reference only. Drivers are advised to exercise discretion based on actual road conditions. Note: 1. The Driving Safety function is limited to triggering no more than two alarms at the same time.
  • Page 28 Press the button to return recording screen. The alarm screen turns red to remind you to slow down if you are driving faster than the speed limit. Note: The speed cam alert function must have the speed cam datum from the country you use.
  • Page 29: Speed Limit Alert

    3.4.2 Speed Limit Alert If the Speed Limit Alert function is enabled, this product produces audible alert and screen message once your car’s location is determined by GPS and its running speed exceeds the set limit. To set the Speed Limit Alert, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 30: Parking Mode

    3.4.3 Parking Mode To monitor the vehicle when it is parked, you can activate Vibration Detection, or Motion and Collision Detection. Follow the steps below to change the settings for Parking Mode: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select Parking Mode, and then...
  • Page 31 mode after 10 sec.” This means the system will enter Motion and Collision Detection automatically in 10 seconds, and then LCD screen turn off after 30 seconds (the camcorder will turn off the screen temporarily, but still in standby detection status. Press any button to turn on the operation screen).
  • Page 32: Collision Detection

    3.4.4 Collision Detection If the Collision Detection function is enabled, this camcorder begins emergency recording once it detects any collision. Sensitivity of the Collision Detection function is set to medium by default, if user wants to change the settings of Collision Detection, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 33: Driver Fatigue Alert

    3.4.5 Driver Fatigue Alert If the Driver Fatigue Alert function is enabled, this product produces audible alert and screen message one hour after it has begun recording and repeats the alerts every half an hour afterwards. To enable the Driver Fatigue Alert, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 34: Headlight Warning

    3.4.6 Headlight Warning The Headlight Warning function produces audible alert and screen message when it detects poor lighting conditions through the recording displays of this camcorder, including driving in rainy or cloudy weather, at night, and in basements, parking lots, and tunnels. To enable the Headlight Warning, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 35: Ldws

    3.4.7 LDWS Once your car’s location is determined by GPS and the LDWS function is enabled, this camcorder produces audible alert and screen message when you drive off of or change lanes at speeds over 70 km/h (43 mph). To set the LDWS (Lane Departure Warning Systems), do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 36 This product produces audible alert and screen message when LDWS is activates. Note: 1. Please measure front windshield viewing area, do not block the driver's forward field of vision, and install the camcorder below rearview mirror (upper central of the front windshield).
  • Page 37: Fcws

    3.4.8 FCWS Once your car’s location is determined by GPS and the FCWS function is enabled, this camcorder produces audible alert and screen message when you drive at speeds over 60 km/h (37 mph) and are less than 15m away from the car in front of you. If the camcorder not completes the satellite positioning, and the leading vehicle distance below 15 meters, it will also produce a warning screen and voice reminder.
  • Page 38: Fcmd

    3.4.9 FCMD If FCMD function is enabling, the camcorder will determine it from front car about 0.3 ~ 4 meters. When the front object moves about 3 ~ 5 seconds and the car did not start to drive forward, the camcorder will issue audible alert and screen message.
  • Page 39: File Playback

    3.5 File Playback 3.5.1 Playing Videos Playback video record files as follows: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select File Playback, and then press the button for entering function menu. Press the button to select Video / Parking Mode / Emergency, and then press the button for entering menu.
  • Page 40: Viewing Pictures

    3.5.2 Viewing Pictures View pictures as follows: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select File Playback, and then press the button for entering function menu. Press the button to enter Picture, and then press the button for entering menu.
  • Page 41: Playback Screen

    3.5.3 Playback Screen Video Playback Screen Picture Playback Screen Icon Item Description File Number / Indicates of the total number of files. 1 / 30 Total File Fast Forward / Indicates video fast-forward and Fast Rewind rewind status. icon Indicates the file name of video / FILE160101_ File name 120000F.MOV...
  • Page 42 Icon Item Description In playback mode, press button to switch files with dual lens recording Lens Switch file. (Rear Camera is not included in Button standard package. Please contact distributor for further information.) Battery icon Indicates Battery or charging status. Playback Indicates video playback time and Duration /...
  • Page 43: Deleting Files

    3.6 Deleting Files To delete file(s), do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select File Deletion, and then press the button for entering function menu. Press the button to select Video / Parking Mode / Emergency / Picture, and then press the button for...
  • Page 44 Press the button to select item, and then press button to confirm or cancel the selection. • Delete All: Press the button to select Delete All, and then press the button to enter the menu. Press the button to select item, and then press button to confirm or cancel the selection.
  • Page 45: Adjusting The Settings

    4 Adjusting the Settings 4.1 Using the Menu You can customize the general settings via the on-screen display (OSD) menus. Press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select menu item, and then press button for entering function menu. Press the button to select or adjust the value, and then press the...
  • Page 46: Menu Items

    4.2 Menu Items Refer to the below table for details of main menu and function list. Menu option Description Available option Select the file category that Video / Parking Mode / File Playback you want to view. Emergency / Picture Displays the current state Satellite Status of the satellite reception.
  • Page 47 Menu option Description Available option Set a customized maximum speed limit. When the Press the button vehicle speed exceeds the to set the speed limit. You Speed Limit Alert maximum, an audible alert can set the off, or set is automatically triggered speed limit from 50 to and a warning message is 200km/h (30 to 125mph)
  • Page 48 Menu option Description Available option Press any button will switch it on. (Recording is not affected when screen is off). Setting for activating audio Voice Record On / Off in the video. Press the button Volume Adjust the sound volume. to set the volume.
  • Page 49 Menu option Description Available option If Collision Detection is High Sensitivity / Normal activated, this camcorder Collision Detec. starts emergency recording Sensitivity / Low once it detects any Sensitivity / Off collision. Present a crisp and clear picture quality with On / Off harmonious contrast in a high contrast, high...
  • Page 50 Menu option Description Available option If FCMD function is enabled, the camcorder will determine it from front car about 0.3 ~ 4 meters. When the front object moves FCMD On / Off about 3 ~ 5 seconds and the car did not start to drive forward, the camcorder will issue audible alert and screen message.
  • Page 51: Connecting To Other Devices

    5 Connecting to Other Devices 5.1 Connecting to the Computer You can connect the camcorder to a desktop computer or notebook to transfer or view files. Connect micro USB cable to the camcorder micro USB port. Connect the other end of the micro USB cable to an available USB port of your computer.
  • Page 52: Connecting To Tv

    5.2 Connecting to TV You can use HDMI cable transfer to TV to play the file. Power on the camcorder. Connect HDMI cable to camcorder HDMI port. Connect HDMI cable to TV HDMI port. Power on TV, switch TV signal input to HDMI, TV screen will show below icons, please operate by camcorder buttons.
  • Page 53: Installing The Software

    6 Installing the Software Place the attached CD ROM into the CD player. 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 shown up. Press the [Menu] item to start the installation process according to the instructions on-screen.
  • Page 54: Supercar

    7 SuperCar Item Item Video Player File Path Play / Pause Browser File Previous File List Next File Name Stop Volume Playback Duration / Total Electronic Map Duration Compass Signal Noise Ratio (SNR) Speed Meter G-Sensor Note: 1. To display the route on Electronic Map, please make sure the internet is connected before starting the video playback.
  • Page 55: Specifications

    Specifications Item Description Image Sensor 1/3” CMOS sensor 2688 (H) x 1520 (V) Effective Pixels Storage Media Support SDHC class 10 and 16GB microSD card (up to 32GB) LCD Display 3.0" TFT LCD color screen Lens Wide Angle Fixed Focus lens F1.8, f=2.94mm Focus Range 1.5m~Infinity Satellite System...
  • Page 56 Item Description Operating 0° ~ 60° C Temperature Operating Humidity 20 ~ 70% RH Storage -20° ~ 70° C Temperature Dimensions 89 x 28.5 x 53 mm Approx. 86g (without memory card) Weight...