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  • Page 1 P-2000 Basics...
  • Page 2 Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other equipment.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Contents Introduction About the Software Replacement Battery Getting Started Unpacking Your P-2000 P-2000 Lights and Buttons Installing the Battery Charging the Battery Turning Your P-2000 On and Off Setting the Language, Date, and Time Conserving Battery Power Using the Home Screen Installing the Software Viewing and Playing Photos, Video, and Music...
  • Page 4 Creating Custom Slide Shows with Music Showing Photos and Videos on TV Solving Problems Power Problems Viewing Problems File Operation Problems Where To Get Help Appendix Important Safety Instructions FCC Compliance Statement Declaration of Conformity MPEG License Agreement Epson America, Inc. Limited Warranty Index...
  • Page 5: Introduction

    Two slots for CompactFlash Digital) memory cards Hi-speed USB 2.0 interface for PC or Macintosh Direct printing to select Epson printers Lithium ion battery and AC adapter VGA output to display pictures on a TV or projector P-2000 multimedia storage viewer lets ®...
  • Page 6: About The Software

    “Where to Buy.” To purchase online, please visit the Epson Store at (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call 800-463-7766 for a reseller referral.
  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Getting Started Follow the instructions in this section to install the batteries and software and get ready to use your P-2000. Unpacking Your P-2000 Viewing stand Epson P-2000 Software CD-ROM Lithium-ion battery Carrying case USB cable Strap AC adapter and power cord...
  • Page 8: P-2000 Lights And Buttons

    P-2000 Lights and Buttons Access light Flashes orange when you turn on the P-2000 or access files. Activity light Flashes blue during power on, printing, and certain other operations. Cancel button Cancels the current operation and returns to the previous screen. Print button Displays the Print menu.
  • Page 9: Installing The Battery

    Installing the Battery Turn the P-2000 upside down. Slide the battery cover to the left to open it. Insert the battery into the compartment with the gold contacts going in first.
  • Page 10: Charging The Battery

    Close the battery cover and slide it to the right until it clicks. Charging the Battery After installing the battery, you need to charge it using the AC adapter. When the power is off, it takes about 3 hours to fully charge the battery. With the power on, it takes longer.
  • Page 11 To charge the battery, connect the AC adapter as shown below. Connect the other end to the power cord, and plug it in to an electrical outlet. Caution: Do not connect the AC adapter when the battery is not installed; this can damage the P-2000. Do not remove the AC adapter while you are using the P-2000.
  • Page 12: Turning Your P-2000 On And Off

    Turning Your P-2000 On and Off To turn on the P-2000, slide the down and release it. The blue activity light turns on. To turn off the P-2000, make sure the is off. Then slide the P power switch down and hold it until the Access Activity...
  • Page 13 Press the message about setting the date. Press the screen: Date and time Year Month Hour Minute Date Format Press right or left on the 4-way ring to change the value for the selected item. To go to the next item, press down on the 4-way ring.
  • Page 14: Conserving Battery Power

    Note: If you remove the battery, the date and time settings will be erased after about one day. The next time you turn on the P-2000, the date and time setting screen will be displayed. If you want to change the settings at any time, select Settings on the Home screen, then select Date and Time.
  • Page 15: Using The Home Screen

    Using the Home Screen Whenever you turn on the P-2000, the Home screen appears. You can return to the Home screen at any time by pressing the Home Use the 4-way ring to highlight one of the icons, then press the button to select it.
  • Page 16: Installing The Software

    When installation is complete, click When you see the product registration screen, register your P-2000 as instructed. At the last screen, click or close your browser. Done , then follow the on-screen instructions. Epson . You Agree , and click Finish Exit...
  • Page 17: Viewing And Playing Photos, Video, And Music

    Viewing and Playing Photos, Video, and Music Follow the instructions in this section to insert a memory card, copy files, and view or play them on your P-2000. Inserting and Removing Memory Cards The P-2000 has two memory card slots. slot supports the following cards: C/F Card CompactFlash, Type I and II...
  • Page 18: Using The Compactflash Card Slot

    Caution: Never remove a memory card while the Access light is flashing. Doing so may cause files to be lost or damaged. Do not put labels or stickers on memory cards. The sticker may peel off, preventing the card from being ejected and damaging the P-2000.
  • Page 19 To remove a card from the slot, first make sure C/F Card light is off. Then press the eject button and Access pull out the card. If the button is not sticking out, press it once to pop it out, then press it again to eject the card. Note: If you are using a CompactFlash adapter, remove the adapter from the P-2000;...
  • Page 20: Using The Secure Digital Card Slot

    Using the Secure Digital Card Slot Insert the memory card into the slot with the back of the Back of card card facing the LCD. Then push the memory card all the way into the slot. Caution: Make sure you insert memory cards in the correct orientation.
  • Page 21: Copying Files From A Memory Card

    Copying Files from a Memory Card After you insert a memory card, you can browse the files and decide what you want to do with them, or simply copy all the files on the card to the P-2000. Insert the memory card as described on page 18 or 20.
  • Page 22 Select what you want to do by pressing up or down on the 4-way ring. Then press the If you select copying starts and the following screen appears: Home Saved Data The files are copied to a folder that is automatically created on the P-2000.
  • Page 23 Deleting Files After Copying You can have files automaticaly deleted after you copy them to the P-2000. On the Home screen, use the 4-way ring to select and press the Settings Select Copy Mode Press left or right on the 4-way ring to choose one of the following settings: Select Delete...
  • Page 24: Supported File Formats

    Supported File Formats The P-2000 supports non-progressive JPEG files, and RAW files from the following digital SLR cameras: Epson R-D1; Canon EOS-D10D, Kiss Digital, and EOS-1D Mark II; Konica Minolta ® Maxxum-7; Nikon D70; and Pentax Image files Extension JPEG .jpg...
  • Page 25 The P-2000 supports video files in resolutions ranging from 160 × 112 pixels to 640 × 480 pixels, with file sizes up to 2GB. WMV, MPEG1, MPEG2, and DVD-Video are not supported. However, you may be able to convert files to supported formats using programs such as Apple QuickTime ™...
  • Page 26: Browsing Files On A Memory Card

    The P-2000 supports audio files with sizes up to 100MB. Audio file Audio extensions codec .m4a .aac (MPEG4) .mp3 Browsing Files on a Memory Card After you select Browse the Memory Card thumbnail images of the files on the card. DSC00331.JPG DSC00327.JPG DSC00323.JPG...
  • Page 27 To view an image full screen, use the 4-way ring to select the image you want, then press the Press right or left on the 4-way ring to display the next or previous image. When an image is displayed full screen, you can zoom in, view information about the image, or see a histogram, as described on page 32.
  • Page 28: Using The P-2000 Screen

    Using the P-2000 Screen After you have copied files from a memory card, you can view or play them in various ways. The following illustrations and tables identify the icons that appear on the screen: Albums PC_DATA folder PC_DATA Album1 Album set as a shortcut Photo...
  • Page 29 See page 24 for details about supported RAW files. Press the Menu button and select Lock to protect files from deletion. P.I.F. (Print Image Framer frames to your images. Some Epson digital cameras support this feature. ™ Unsupported data file ®...
  • Page 30: Viewing Images

    Viewing Images You can view images in Saved Data or Albums as thumbnails or full-screen images. To display information or instructions, press the and instructions vary depending on the screen. Home Saved Data Use the 4-way ring to select in the Home screen, then press the You see folders or albums: Saved Data 20040829\002...
  • Page 31 Note: On the Saved Data screen, folders are displayed for every memory card. You can change the setting to display folders by date. Select Settings on the Home screen, then select View Mode. Use the 4-way ring to select the folder or album containing the images you want to view, then press button.
  • Page 32: Zooming An Image

    Use the 4-way ring to select the image you want to view, then press the is enlarged to fill the screen. Zooming an Image To zoom in on an image shown full screen, press the button. Keep pressing it to zoom in even further. To zoom out, press the pressing it to zoom all the way out.
  • Page 33 Displaying Information To view information about a full-screen image, press the button. The following information is displayed: Display File name Camera model Date of photo Pixel size Focal length ISO speed rate Viewing a Histogram When an image is displayed full screen, press the button twice to see a histogram that shows the Display photo’s distribution of highlights, shadows, and mid-...
  • Page 34: Displaying Images As A Slide Show

    Displaying Images as a Slide Show You can display JPEG images as a slide show. Select the folder or album you want to display as a slide show. Press the Menu Albums PC_DATA Album1 Photo Select Start Slide Show The slide show starts. Note: You can select transition effects, timing, and background music for the slide show.
  • Page 35: Playing Video And Audio Files

    Playing Video and Audio Files Select the video or audio file that you want to play and press the button. Saved Data / 2004.08.26 DSC00331.JPG DSC00327.JPG DSC00323.JPG While playing audio, the screen turns off to conserve the battery. Press any button to turn it back on. To raise or lower the volume, press up or down on the 4-way ring.
  • Page 36: Copying Files To And From Your Computer

    Copying Files to and From Your Computer You can connect the P-2000 to your computer using the USB cable that came in the box, and easily copy files back and forth. You should use the AC adapter when you connect the P-2000 to your computer. Note: If your computer uses Windows 98SE, you need to install driver software before you connect the P-2000.
  • Page 37 Connect the USB cable to your computer. Then open the USB connector cover and connect the other end of the USB cable to the P-2000. The LCD turns off. Press any button to turn it on. Select the EPSON_PV From your computer, you will see an Albums folder and a Cards folder (corresponding to Saved Data on the Home screen).
  • Page 38 The PC_DATA folder is one of the default albums on the P-2000; you cannot rename or delete it or create an album thumbnail for it. Disconnecting the P-2000 From Your Windows Computer 1 Click Unplug or Eject Hardware screen. 2 Turn off the P-2000 and remove the USB cable from your computer.
  • Page 39: Creating Custom Albums And Slide Shows

    Creating Custom Albums and Slide Shows You can save your files in albums for special purposes, such as portfolios. You can also create slide shows with custom transitions and your own music. To share your images, slide shows, and videos with a larger audience, you can connect the P-2000 to a TV or projector.
  • Page 40 Press the right side of the 4-way ring. The sub-menu appears: Saved Data / 2004.08.26 DSC00331.JPG DSC00327.JPG DSC00323.JPG Do one of the following, then press the If you want to copy only the selected file to an album, select If you want to copy all the files in the folder, select All.
  • Page 41 If you choose displayed as thumbnails. Select Image for Album DSC00331.JPG DSC00327.JPG Press Menu to finish selection Select each file you want to copy and press the button. The selected files are displayed with a mark. After selecting all the files you want to copy, press the Do one of the following: If you want to use an existing album, select the...
  • Page 42 If you want to create an album with a new name, select Then continue with the next step. Saved Data / 2004.08.26 DSC00331.JPG DSC00327.JPG DSC00323.JPG Select Input name on-screen keyboard appears: Saved Data / 2004.08.26 DSC00331.JPG DSC00327.JPG DSC00323.JPG Select a letter by using the 4-way ring, then press the button to input the selected letter.
  • Page 43: Creating An Album Shortcut

    To switch the letters between uppercase and lowercase, select button. To delete the last letter input, press the button or select press the To delete everything that was input, select on the screen and press the Cancel After you input the name, select using the 4-way ring and press the it.
  • Page 44 Select Set as Album Shortcut icon is displayed on the album thumbnail. Note: You can also press the Menu button to change the album name, lock, delete, or copy the album to a memory card, or sort albums. For more information, see the P-2000 User’s Guide on the CD-ROM or on your computer.
  • Page 45: Creating Custom Slide Shows With Music

    Creating Custom Slide Shows with Music You can create slide shows of all the images in a folder or album. You can choose from 5 different transition effects and 5 different background music selections. You can also register up to 3 of your own music files to use for slide shows.
  • Page 46 Creating the Slide Show You can create a slide show from images in a folder or album in the P-2000 or on a memory card. The easiest way to select files for your slide show is to copy them to an album.
  • Page 47: Showing Photos And Videos On Tv

    Repeat step 4 again and select Select one of the audio files you registered, or select from one of the 5 default music selections. Then press If you don’t want music for your slide show, select None After you press the with the transition effect, image duration, and music you selected.
  • Page 48 Follow these steps to connect the P-2000 to your TV: Connect the three RCA plugs to the video and audio jacks on your TV. Connect the mini-plug on the other end of the cable to the A/V Out The P-2000 LCD screen turns off. Set the TV to display video input from the P-2000.
  • Page 49: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems Before you call for help, check this list of common problems and possible solutions. For more troubleshooting tips, check the P-2000 User’s Guide on the CD-ROM or on your computer. Power Problems The power doesn’t turn on. The P-2000 may have shut off automatically to save power.
  • Page 50: File Operation Problems

    Images or videos are not displayed correctly, or sound doesn’t play correctly. Make sure the file format is supported. See page 24 for details about supported image file formats. For audio and video, make sure the bit rate and audio codec of your file are supported. See pages 24 to 26 for details about video and audio files.
  • Page 51: Where To Get Help

    Service Access World From the Internet, you can reach Epson Support at Wide Web At this site, you can download drivers and other files, look at product documentation, access troubleshooting information, and receive technical advice through e-mail.
  • Page 52 800-GO-EPSON (800-463-7766) or browse our catalog of products at, select the product you are interested in, and click “Where to Buy.” To purchase online, please visit the Epson Store at (U.S. sales only). In Canada, please call 800-463-7766 for a reseller referral.
  • Page 53: Appendix

    Disconnect the AC adapter from the product, then unplug the AC adapter from the power outlet. Contact Epson. Do not use this product after moving it between extreme temperatures, which may cause condensation to form on electronic parts.
  • Page 54 If a battery is swallowed, seek medical treatment immediately. Use only an Epson Lithium-ion battery for the P-2000 according to the instructions in this manual. Use only AC adapter model A351H and P-2000 (Model G941) to charge batteries.
  • Page 55 Prevent the battery from coming into contact with metal objects that could short-circuit it, such as coins or keys. Do not insert the battery into power outlets or other power sources such as car cigarette lighter sockets. Do not solder wires or terminals directly to the battery. Do not touch battery terminals.
  • Page 56 Using the AC Adapter Use only the type of power source indicated on the AC adapter’s label, and always supply power directly from a standard, domestic power outlet with a power cord that meets the relevant local safety standards. Place the AC adapter near an electrical outlet where the power cord can be easily unplugged.
  • Page 57: Using A Memory Card

    These are normal and do not mean that your LCD panel is damaged in any way. If the LCD panel on this product is damaged, contact Epson. If the liquid crystal solution contained in the LCD panel on this product leaks out and gets onto your hands, wash them thoroughly with soap and water.
  • Page 58 them immediately with water. If discomfort or vision problems remain after a thorough flushing, see a doctor immediately. Use only a soft, dry cloth to clean the display. Do not use liquid or chemical cleaners. Storing, Maintaining, or Transporting the P-2000 Do not store this product outdoors.
  • Page 59: Fcc Compliance Statement

    FCC Compliance Statement For United States Users This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 60: Declaration Of Conformity

    (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Trade Name: Type of Product: Model: Product: Epson America, Inc. MS 3-13 3840 Kilroy Airport Way Long Beach, CA 90806 Telephone : (562) 290-5254 Epson...
  • Page 61: Mpeg License Agreement

    Epson Connection at (562) 276-4303 for warranty repair instructions and return authorization, if required. An Epson service technician will provide telephone diagnostic service to determine whether the unit requires service. If service is needed, Epson will, at...
  • Page 62 If the product requires repair or replacement, it is your responsibility to package it in its original container or an equivalent, along with proof of the date of original purchase and ship it to Epson. Packaging and shipping costs incurred in presenting your Epson product for warranty service are your responsibility.
  • Page 63 This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Epson America, Inc., P. O. Box 93012, Long Beach, CA 90809-3012...
  • Page 65: Index

    , 36 to 38 , 18 CompactFlash cards Computer , 36 to 38 connecting , 38 disconnecting Date and time setting Disk space Display button Epson help Store warranty File formats Files browsing , 14 copying from memory copying to computer problems...
  • Page 66 Images copying to album 39 to 43 displaying as slide show displaying histogram displaying information , 24 file formats , 50 problems , 44, 51 rotating , 47 to 48 showing on TV , 32 zooming , 57 LCD safety Lights Memory card , 17...
  • Page 67 , 36 to 38 cable driver, installing Video , 25 file formats , 35 playing , 50 problems , 47 to 48 showing on TV , 61 to 63 Warranty , 32 Zooming images...
  • Page 69 CompactFlash card slot SD card slot Eject button Power switch Reset button...
  • Page 70 Speaker Battery cover Audio/Video out connector Headphone connector AC adapter connector USB connector cover USB connector...

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