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Ematic EM404CAM User Manual

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  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Introduction ... 1 Foreword ... 1 Package Contents ... 1 Warnings ... 1 Computer Requirements ... 1 Layout of the Player ... 2 Part I: Computer Operations Connecting and Charging the Player ... 4 Connecting and Disconnecting the Player from Your Computer ... 4 Charging the Battery ...
  • Page 3 10.0 Viewing Pictures ... 15 10.1 Entering Photos Mode ... 15 10.2 Pictures Menu ... 15 10.3 Picture Viewing ... 16 11.0 Shooting Photographs ... 17 11.1 Entering Camera Mode ... 17 11.2 Basic Photo Shooting Operations ... 17 12.0 Recording Video ...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    These include Windows ® Mac OS X , and Linux The following, however, is required in order to use the included Ematic video conversion software: E4 Series User Manual One pair of stereo headphones...
  • Page 5: Layout Of The Player

    Windows 2000/ME/XP/Vista An 800MHz or faster CPU USB port CD-ROM drive At least 50MB of free hard disk space 1.5 Layout of the Player E4 Series User Manual If the screen freezes, this device can be rebooted by using a pin to press the RESET at the back of the player Page 2 of 27...
  • Page 6: Part I: Computer Operations

    Part I: Computer Operations E4 Series User Manual Page 3 of 27...
  • Page 7: Connecting And Charging The Player

    The first time you connect the player to your computer; your computer will detect it and automatically install any necessary drivers. When it has finished, the player will appear in My Computer as EMATIC MP3 To safely disconnect the player from your...
  • Page 8: Converting Video

    2. Click Start > My Computer, then click the drive corresponding to your disc drive. 3. Double-click Setup.exe to perform the installation. 4. Complete the installation as directed by the installation wizard. If Windows asks you whether to allow the installation, click ALLOW. 3.2 Converting Video To play videos on your player, you must (a) have some videos on your computer, (b) convert them to the...
  • Page 9: Converting Video In Linux

    For a full list of supported formats, see “Technical Specifications” on pg. 27. Note: Ematic does not provide support to Linux users; however, you can get help from the Linux community on the Internet via information sites, forums, and e-mail lists.
  • Page 10: Copying Media Files To Your Player

    by the player. See the full list of supported formats under “Technical Specifications” on pg. 27. Read about video conversion on pg. 5. Follow these steps to copy media files under Windows: 1. Switch the player on. 2. Connect the player to your computer with the USB cable. 3.
  • Page 11: Expanding The Player's Storage

    player. When the process is complete, you should be able to see the song files on the player through My Computer. Note: See the full list of supported formats under “Technical Specifications” on pg. 27 to determine which synced songs will be supported by the player.
  • Page 12: Using The Arcsoft Mediaimpression Software

    6.0 Using the ArcSoft MediaImpression Software 6.1 Using the MediaImpression Downloader If you‟re using Windows, you can use the ArcSoft MediaImpression Downloader to download videos from YouTube and other websites that utilize Flash streaming video, and then view them on your player. Just follow the installation instructions in section 3.1 and the Downloader software will be installed along with the video convertor.
  • Page 13: Part Ii: Player Operations

    Part II: Player Operations E4 Series User Manual Page 10 of 27...
  • Page 14: Basic Operations

    7.0 Basic Operations Turning the Player On and Off On: To turn the player on, slide the player's on/off switch as far as it will go in the direction away from the USB port and hold it there until the display turns on. Alternatively, you can also turn the player on by pressing and holding the CAMERA button until the display turns on.
  • Page 15: Watching Videos

    8.0 Watching Videos Accessing Video Mode Tap the Video icon on the Desktop to access video playback. Video Menu Scroll through the list of video files by tapping the arrows at either the top or bottom of the scroll bar. To highlight a video, tap on it once.
  • Page 16: Video Playback

    Video Playback Once a file has been selected to play, the orientation of the screen will rotate and full screen playback will begin. If the selected video has been viewed previously, a pop-up window asking “continue last play?” will appear. Select yes if you want to continue from the last play position or no if you want to start the video from the beginning.
  • Page 17: Listening To Audio

    You can exit to the desktop directly from video playback by tapping the Desktop icon, or by pressing the MENU/EXIT button. 9.0 Listening to Audio Accessing Audio Mode Use the Desktop to select the Music mode. Audio Play Operations At the Now Playing screen (see picture), use the stylus to select the following functions: Pause/Resume play by tapping...
  • Page 18: Viewing Pictures

    Tap the Browser icon to access your music directories: Main Dir accesses the music on the player‟s built-in flash memory. Card Dir accesses the music on an inserted microSD card. All Music displays all songs stored on the player, without subfolders. ID3 List allows you to browse your music by Artist, Album, or Genre.
  • Page 19: Picture Viewing

    You can access microSD card content by tapping the Previous Directory icon until you see the directory “Card Memory.” To Exit to the Desktop from the Photo Menu, tap the Desktop icon or press the MENU/EXIT button. 10.3 Picture Viewing While viewing a Photo, tap the middle of the screen once to display the following menu: Tap the Slideshow icon to start a slideshow.
  • Page 20: Shooting Photographs

    11.0 Shooting Photographs 11.1 Entering Camera Mode To shoot photos, tap the Camera icon on the desktop, then tap Capture twice. 11.2 Basic Photo Shooting Operations Use the Viewing Area as a Viewfinder. Snap a photo by pressing the CAMERA button, or by tapping the Take Picture icon on the screen.
  • Page 21: Recording Video

    and choose whether or not you want a date stamp to appear on the photos you take. Tapping Camera Mode will switch the player to DV (digital video) recording mode. Press the MENU/EXIT button or tap the Desktop icon to return to the Desktop.
  • Page 22: Recording Audio

    Brightness Mode allows you to select brightness modes that compensate for certain lighting conditions. Tap Special Effects to record using various special effects such as Black & White, Negative, and Sepia. Tapping the Directory Menu lets you access a file list of recordings you‟ve made.
  • Page 23: E-Book Operations

    Tapping on Setting will allow you to access the following options: Type lets you chose between .wav and .mp3 file formats. .Wav is higher quality, but takes up substantially more memory than .mp3. .Mp3 has nearly the same quality as .wav, but takes up a fraction of the storage space.
  • Page 24: Listening To The Fm Radio

    Skip To lets you skip to a different part of the e-book you‟re currently reading. Tap Browser to go back to the e-book file menu. To return to the Desktop, tap the Desktop Icon or press the MENU/EXIT button. 15.0 Listening to the FM Radio Tap the Radio icon on the desktop to enter FM radio mode.
  • Page 25: Pc Camera

    Tapping Recorder allows you to record live radio. See the Recorder section for more details. To return to the Desktop, tap the Desktop Icon or press the MENU/EXIT button. 16.0 PC Camera Using the player as a PC Camera To use your player as a Webcam, first connect the player to your computer with the USB cable.
  • Page 26: System Settings

    18.0 System Settings Tap the System Settings icon on the Desktop to access the player‟s settings Mode. The following options are available in the System Settings menu: Player Information displays technical information about the player. Set Time allows you to adjust the date and time on the player. Language allows you to change the display language.
  • Page 27: Miscellaneous

    Miscellaneous E4 Series User Manual Page 24 of 27...
  • Page 28: Formatting The Player

    19.0 Formatting the Player 19.1 Understanding File systems Your player is like a small hard drive of data, and like any such storage device, it has a file system. If you wish to reformat the player's file system, you may use any standard formatting tools as long as it is formatted with FAT32 file system.
  • Page 29: Help

    Songs in the wrong folder not in playable list 21.2 For More Help See the FAQ page on our website for information and how-to videos: Check the Updates section of our website. View how-to videos on our website. E4 Series User Manual...
  • Page 30: Technical Specifications

    E-mail customer service: You can expect a response within 1-2 business days. 22.0 Technical Specifications Dimensions 82mm x 52mm x 12.5mm (length x width x thickness) Display Physical dimensions Resolution USB 2.0 Memory Internal file system Expansion capacity Format...