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  Summary of Contents for HP f500c

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

    Contents About this Guide ................3 FCC Statement ................3 WEEE Notice .................. 4 CE Regulatory Notice ..............4 Battery warning ................4 Notes on Installation ..............5 Caution ..................5 Introduction ..............6 Features ................6 Package Contents ............. 6 Product Overview ..............
  • Page 3 Playback Videos and Photos ...........17 3.2.1 The Playback Screen ...........18 3.2.2 Deleting Files ............19 Adjusting the Settings ..........20 Using the Menu ...............20 Menu Tree ...............21 Installing the Software ..........23 Specifications .............. 24...
  • 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.
  • Page 5: 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 battery.
  • Page 6: Notes On Installation

    Notes on Installation Install the camcorder near the rear-view mirror to obtain the best open-field view. Do NOT install the camcorder in a location that will obstruct your required driving view. Make sure that the lens is within the wiping range of the windscreen wiper to ensure a clear view even when it rains.
  • Page 7: Introduction

    1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing this advanced camcorder. This camcorder 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 camcorder. Slide it into the bracket holder until you hear a click. Before installing the bracket, please use alcohol to clean the windshield and suction cup of the bracket. Wait for dry and press suction-cup on the windshield.
  • Page 11: Adjust The Camcorder Position

    2.2.2 Adjust the camcorder position Loose the knob to swivel the device vertically or horizontally. Knob Then tighten the knob to make sure the camcorder 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 camcorder 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 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 full charged. Low Voltage: Note: If the device is connected to the car adapter and turned on, and the screen displays a charging reminder symbol such as the image above, it means that the available voltage is too low.
  • Page 14: 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 device automatically turns on. If the Automatic Record function is enabled, the recording will automatically start right away after the device turns on. Once the vehicle engine is shut down, the camcorder automatically saves the recording and turns off the power within 10 seconds.
  • Page 15: 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 the Date and Time To set the correct date and time, do the following: Press the button to enter the OSD menu.
  • Page 16: Using The Camcorder

    3 Using the Camcorder 3.1 Recording Videos 3.1.1 Record videos while driving When the vehicle engine starts up, the camcorder automatically turns on and starts recording. Recording will automatically stop when the engine is switched off. Note: On some cars, the recording will continue when the engine is switched off. With some vehicle models, the automatic power up and off feature of this car camcorder will not function because the cigarette lighter/power socket is not linked to the ignition system.
  • Page 17: The Recording Screen

    3.1.3 The Recording Screen Item Description Indicates turn off voice record Voice Record Indicates the recording duration of the current Duration video file. Date and time Indicates the current recording date and time. Guide icon Press the button to enter the OSD menu. (Menu) Guide icon Press the...
  • Page 18: Playback Videos And Photos

    3.2 Playback Videos and Photos During recording, press button to browse for the desired video and photo file. Press the button to select the file that you want to browse and press the button. Press the button to view the next or the previous file and press button to view the file in full screen.
  • Page 19: The Playback Screen

    3.2.1 The Playback Screen Video Playback Screen Photo Playback Screen Description Item Press the button to return to file selection Guide icon display. (Back) Press the button to view the previous Guide icon video/photo. (Previous) Guide icon Press the button to view the next video/photo. (Next) Guide icon Press the...
  • Page 20: Deleting Files

    3.2.2 Deleting Files To delete file(s), do the following: If recording is in progress, press the button to enter the OSD menu. Press the button to select File Deletion and press the button. Press the button to select Delete One or Delete All, then press the button.
  • Page 21: 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 open the OSD menu. Press the button to select a menu option and press the button to enter the selected menu.
  • Page 22: 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 Press button to adjust the value, press the Date / Time Set the date and time. button to switch the field and confirm.
  • Page 23 Menu option Description Available option Enable/Disable the motion detection. If this function is enabled and the power button is pressed, the system alert message, “enter motion detection Motion Detection after 10sec.”, will pop on On / Off the screen. Under motion detection mode, the camcorder will automatically start...
  • Page 24: 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 25: Specifications

    Specifications Item Description Image sensor 1/2.7” 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 26 Item Description Built-in 470mAH Li-polymer rechargeable (This battery is Battery NOT replaceable) Operating -5° ~ 60° C Temperature Operating Humidity 20 ~ 70% RH Storage -20° ~70° C Temperature Dimensions 70 x 63 x 31.3 mm Weight Approx. 90g...