HP F230 User Manual

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  Summary of Contents for HP F230

  • Page 1 F230 Car Camcorder User Manual...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents 1 Introduction ............................ 2 1.1 Features ..........................2 1.2 What's in the Box ........................2 1.3 Product Overview ......................... 3 2 Getting Started ..........................4 2.1 Inserting the Memory Card ....................4 2.2 Installation ..........................4 2.3 Adjust Device Position ......................5 2.4 Connecting to Power ......................
  • Page 4: Introduction

    1 Introduction Welcome to the Hewlett Packard (HP) F230 Car Camcorder. Protect you and your vehicle with real-time video and audio recording whilst you're driving. 1.1 Features • Full HD 1920 x 1080P • 2.0" LED Color screen • Up to 120-degree wide angle lens •...
  • Page 5: Product Overview

    1.3 Product Overview Car Mount Slot Down Button USB Connector Reset Pinhole Memory Card Slot Indicator Light Power Button Display Screen Recording (REC) / OK Button Microphone Mode Button Speaker Menu (M) Button Front Lens Up Button...
  • Page 6: Getting Started

    2 Getting Started 2.1 Inserting the Memory Card Insert the memory card, with the pins facing towards the front of the device, until it clicks into place. Remove Memory Card Push the edge of the memory card inward until you feel it click, then allow it to push out until you can remove it from the slot.
  • Page 7 WARNING: Do not install the device on a tinted window - doing so may damage the tint film.
  • Page 8: Adjust Device Position

    2.3 Adjust Device Position 1. Loosen the nut to swivel the device vertically or horizontally. 2. Tighten the nut to secure the device in position.
  • Page 9: Connecting To Power

    2.4 Connecting to Power Use only the supplier car adapter to power the camcorder and charge the built-in battery. 1. Plug one end of the car charger into the USB Connector of the camcorder. 2. Plug the other end into your vehicles lighter socket.
  • Page 10: Set Date & Time

    2.6 Set Date & Time Before using the device, we recommend you set the correct date and time: 1. If the device is recording, short press the 'REC' button (5) to stop and enter Standby Mode. 2. Press the 'M' button (7) twice to enter the General Settings menu.
  • Page 11: Using The Car Camcorder

    3 Using the Car Camcorder 3.1 Recording Videos With an SD card inserted and the device connected to power, when the car engine is switched on the camcorder will automatically power on and start recording. When the vehicle engine is switched off, the camcorder will automatically save the recording and power off...
  • Page 12: Adjusting The Settings

    Item Description Microphone Indicates if Microphone is set On or Off. Memory Card Indicates if a Memory Card is inserted. Indicates the estimated remaining battery power / if the Battery device is being charged. Time Indicates the current time. Date Indicates the date.
  • Page 13: Loop Recording

    3.4 Loop Recording Videos are recorded and saved to the memory card in set intervals. Once the memory card is full, Loop Recording automatically overwrites the earliest unprotected saved file. This prevents long duration video clips from being lost in a single overwrite. Video files can be saved to the memory card in 1, 3 or 5 mins intervals: Video Mode >...
  • Page 14: Parking Mode

    3.8 Parking Mode Enable Parking Mode for the camcorder to continue monitoring your vehicle for unusual impact or collision when the engine is turned off and parked. If a vibration is detected, the device will automatically turn on and begin recording. Approximately 30 seconds after the motion or vibration is finished, the device will automatically return to monitoring mode.
  • Page 15: Managing Video & Photo Files

    3.11 Managing Video & Photo Files 1. Go to Playback Mode (see 3.10). 2. Navigate to the file you wish to manage and press the 'M' button (7). 3. Press the 'Up' and 'Down' buttons (8 & 9) to select either Delete or Protect, then press the 'REC' button (5).
  • Page 16: Menu Overview

    4 Menu Overview Menu Feature Description Available option 1080P HD 1920 x 1080 1080P 1440 x 1080 Set the resolution of the Resolution 720P 1280 x 720 videos to be recorded. WVGA 848 x 480 VGA 640 x 480 Set the duration of each Loop Recording video file recorded to the 1 min / 3 mins / 5 mins...
  • Page 17 Menu Feature Description Available option Frequency Adjust the light frequency 50Hz / 60Hz Select time taken for display Off / 3 mins / 5 mins / Screen Saver screen to automatically turn 10 mins off during operation. Format the memory card. General Warning: ALL content on the Settings...
  • Page 18: Faqs

    5 FAQs Where should I place the Camcorder? • We recommend that you mount the Car Camcorder as close to the center of the windshield as possible. This should neither distract the driver nor block the drivers view (see 2.4). Why does the Camcorder stop recording after some time? •...
  • Page 19: Customer Support

    6 Customer Support Many questions regarding the operation of your HP product can be answered by reading the instruction manual packaged with this product. If this product is deemed to be defective and is under warranty, you may return the product to the following address for repair or replacement.
  • Page 20 • Due to local laws and vehicles safety considerations, do not manually operate the device while driving. • HP is NOT responsible for the loss of any data/content during operation. • Before mounting, please check with the local DMV for the traffic laws of the location/ method to mount appropriately.
  • Page 21: Product Specifications

    8 Product Specifications Image Sensor CMOS sensor Storage Media Supports Micro SDHC, up to 32GB Class 4 or above LED Display 2.0” LED color TFT (230K pixels) Lens Wide Angle Fixed Focus lens F2.4 Focus Range 1.0m~Infinity Movie Clip Resolution: 1080P (1920 x 1080); 720P (1280 x 720) Format: AVI Still image (Photograph) Resolution: 12M(4032x3024)
  • Page 22: Limited Warranty

    During the warranty period, if a defective HP Product covered by this Limited Warranty is returned to the designated HP Service Center, it will be repaired or replaced, at the option of the Service Center, or its purchase price will be refunded. No repair, replacement or refund will be accepted unless the Service Center first provides you with a Return Material Authorization (RMA).
  • Page 23 TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, HP MAKES NO OTHER WARRANTIES. Locate Your HP Support / Service Center If you require support during the warranty period, locate the HP Support Contact and Service Center for this product at: www.hp.com/go/warrantyinfo or www.hp.com/support...
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