DC-13/DC-21 Document Camera (ELPDC13/ELPDC21)
Follow these instructions to display pages from books and documents, and
three-dimensional objects. To use other features, see the online User's Guide.
It provides instructions for using the microscope adapter and the built-in
microphone, and capturing still images.
Before using the product, make sure you read the safety instructions in the
online User's Guide.
Note: These illustrations show the DC-21 document camera, but the
instructions are the same for the DC-13 unless otherwise noted.
Setting up the product
Raise the camera arm with one hand while holding the base with your
Rotate the camera arm and position the camera head above the
Connect your projector to the document camera. Use a VGA cable
(included) or an HDMI cable (not included). Or, use a USB cable
(included) to control your document camera from a computer using the
camera software (see "Using the software").
Connect the power adapter.
power button to turn on the document camera.
Turn on your projector. Then select the source (port) on the projector
that lets you display the camera image. On the document camera, press
Source button, if necessary.
Using the product
Place your document on the table under the camera head. Align the
center of your document with the
mark on the side of the document
camera. Adjust or rotate the camera head and arm if needed.
Slide the lamp switch to
to illuminate the document.
Turn the rotation dial on the camera head to rotate the image, if
Press the Focus button on the document camera or the Auto Focus
button on the remote control. Your document is automatically focused.
To zoom in or out on part of the image, press the Zoom
on the document camera or remote control.
Note: You can also use the remote control to adjust the image.
When you're done using the product, turn it off and lower the camera arm
Using the software
The included software lets you capture live audio and video, as well as still
images. You can also use it to make time-lapse movies, annotate captured
images, and upload your videos to popular websites.
Installing the software
Note: If your computer does not have a CD/DVD drive or you are using a Mac,
an Internet connection is required to obtain the product software.
Make sure the product is NOT CONNECTED to your computer.
: If you see a Found New Hardware screen, click Cancel and
disconnect the USB cable.
Insert the product CD or download and run your product's software
DC-13: www.epson.com/support/elpdc13downloads (U.S.) or
DC-21: www.epson.com/support/elpdc21downloads (U.S.) or
Follow the instructions on the screen to run the setup program.
OS X: Make sure you install Epson Software Updater to receive firmware
and software updates for your product.
When you see the license agreement, accept the terms and click Next.
Select Drawing on the Camera screen, then follow the on-screen
instructions to install all the software.
Using the software
Connect the document camera to your computer with a USB cable.
HDMI or VGA cable
Connect the computer to your projector with an HDMI or VGA cable.
If you're using a Windows laptop, press the function key on your
keyboard that lets you display on an external monitor. It may be labeled
CRT/LCD or have an icon such as
. You may have to hold down the
Fn key while pressing it (such as Fn + F7). Wait a moment for the display
If you're using a Mac laptop, open System Preferences and select
Displays. Click the Arrangement tab and select the Mirror Displays
Start the software. For Windows 8 and above, navigate to the Apps
screen and select Easy Interactive Tools. For other versions of Windows,
or Start > All Programs or Programs > Easy Interactive
Tools. For OS X, navigate to the Application folder and select Easy
The Home screen is displayed.
Click the Camera option and use the application's toolbar to record a still
image, time-lapse movie, or video.
For further instructions, see the online Easy Interactive Tools Operation Guide.
See the online User's Guide and online Easy Interactive Tools Operation Guide
(Internet connection required).
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