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User's Guide WD-360B
WD-360B
User's Guide
This guide contains precautions
and operation methods for use
with this product.
Read the whole guide before using
your product and keep it for later
reference.
Troubleshooting
If you have any problems
with this product, to find a
Page 31
solution see
Version 0
UK ENG

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  • Page 1 User's Guide WD-360B WD-360B User’s Guide This guide contains precautions and operation methods for use with this product. Read the whole guide before using your product and keep it for later reference. Troubleshooting If you have any problems Version 0 with this product, to find a UK ENG Page 31...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    1. Introduction Symbols and conventions used in this document We use the following symbols and conventions throughout this User’s Guide: Explains precautions that must be observed Important when using this product. Provides supplementary information about Note using this product.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents 1. Introduction ...............2 Symbols and conventions used in this document .....2 Names and functions of key components ......5 2. Before using the AiRScouter...........11 How to assemble the AiRScouter ........11 How to wear the AiRScouter ...........14 3. Adjusting the display ............15 Turn the power on ............15 Adjust the position of the Head Display ......15 Adjust the focus of the image..........17...
  • Page 4 Appendix ................40 The Li-ion Rechargeable Battery........40 Product specification ............43 Requesting repairs ............46...
  • Page 5: Names And Functions Of Key Components

    Names and functions of key components Head Display a Focus Adjustment Dial Adjusts the focus of the image on the head display by changing the focal length of the optics (from 30 cm to infinity). b Head Display Cable Connects the head display to the control box and transmits power and video signals to the head display.
  • Page 6 Harness a Head Band Attaches the AiRScouter to the user’s head and distributes the weight of the unit. b Forehead Pad Cushions the head band and prevents it from slipping down the user’s forehead. c Cable Channel Holds the head display cable in place along the head band.
  • Page 7 Control Box a Control Panel Includes control buttons, status LEDs, and a battery level indicator. b AC Adapter Port Allows the user to connect the included AC adapter to power the control box, or to recharge the internal battery. c HDMI™ Input Port Allows you to connect HDMI-compatible devices.
  • Page 8  Control Panel Buttons a Power Button Press this button to power on the AiRScouter, and press and hold this button for two seconds to power off the AiRScouter (note that the AiRScouter will automatically power off if there is no input from a video source). b Mode Button Press this button to select the zoom mode.
  • Page 9 c Internal Battery LED (Orange) Lights up when the control box is being powered by the internal battery. d External Power LED (Orange) Lights up when the control box is being powered by the AC adapter or by an external battery (for example, a third-party USB battery).
  • Page 10 c Internal Battery LED (Orange) State Name Explanation Battery The internal battery is fully level high charged. Battery The internal battery is half (Slowly) level charged. medium Battery The internal battery is almost (Quickly) level low completely discharged. The internal battery is fully No battery discharged.
  • Page 11: Before Using The Airscouter

    2. Before using the AiRScouter How to assemble the AiRScouter Ensure the AiRScouter is powered and connected correctly according to the following procedure: Insert the internal battery into the control box: a) Remove the screw from the back of the control box and slide open the cover panel.
  • Page 12 Pass your belt through the belt loop on the rear of the belt pouch. Attach the control box firmly to your body as shown below. Connect the head display cable from the head display to the head display cable port on the control box.
  • Page 13 Connect the video input cable to the control box. Note If an input source with an unsupported • resolution is connected, the image may not display correctly on the head display screen. If this occurs, check the output resolution of the video source.
  • Page 14: How To Wear The Airscouter

    How to wear the AiRScouter Place the head band onto the head as shown. The band should be positioned just above the forehead. Note If the head band feels loose or starts to slip down the forehead, it is recommended that you attach the rear band and use it to tighten the fit on your head.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Display

    3. Adjusting the display Turn the power on Press the power button to turn the AiRScouter on. (The LED under the power button will turn green.) Adjust the position of the Head Display Loosen the ball joints by turning the dials on either end of the flexible arm counter-clockwise.
  • Page 16 Note If the ball joints become loose after adjusting • the position of the head display, turn the dials on either end of the flexible arm clockwise to fix the head display in place. If you cannot see the full image after adjusting •...
  • Page 17: Adjust The Focus Of The Image

    Adjust the focus of the image Turn the focus adjustment dial to either side until the image on the head display is in focus. The focal length of the optics can be changed from 30 cm to infinity.
  • Page 18: Adjusting The Settings

    4. Adjusting the settings Adjust brightness Press the brightness button on the control panel to adjust the brightness of the image on the head display. There are five levels of brightness, and each press will increase the brightness by one level. If the button is pressed while at maximum brightness, the brightness will return to the lowest level.
  • Page 19: Enlarge Or Reduce The Size Of The Image

    Note To disable the key lock function, press the mode button and the image rotation button on the control panel simultaneously again. Enlarge or reduce the size of the image Press the mode button to enlarge or reduce the size of the image on the head display.
  • Page 20: Rotate The Image

    Rotate the image Press the image rotation button on the control panel to rotate the image by 180°. Attach the rear band Press the area highlighted in the image below, and slide the head band cover towards the end of the band to remove it.
  • Page 21: Switch The Head Display To Be Viewed With The Right Eye

    Replace the head band cover as shown, ensuring that the rear band is fed through the cut-out on the end of the cover. Press the area highlighted in the illustration and slide the cover back into place. Repeat Steps 1-3 to attach the other end of the rear band to the other end of the head band.
  • Page 22 Ensure that the AiRScouter is powered off and that the head display cable is disconnected from the control box before continuing. Remove the head display cable from the cable channel on the head band, and from the cable channel on the flexible arm.
  • Page 23 Turn the head band over so that the threads of the ball joint face the other way, and the AiRScouter logos on the head band covers are upside-down. Remove the two head band covers as shown, by pressing the area highlighted in the image below and sliding the cover to the end of the head band.
  • Page 24 Attach the flexible arm to the head band by lining up the wide end of the flexible arm with the threads on the head band, and rotating the dial on the ball joint clockwise to tighten. Note To increase the stiffness of the arm during operation, you can tighten one or both ball joints by rotating their respective dials clockwise.
  • Page 25 Connect the head display cable to the control box and press the power button to turn the AiRScouter on. Press the image rotation button to rotate the image by 180° so that it is no longer upside-down. Note To return the AiRScouter to left-eyed viewing, follow the same instructions, using the flexible arm for left eye instead of the flexible arm for right eye.
  • Page 26: Power Supply

    Power supply Important The AiRScouter can use the following power • supplies: - The AC adapter supplied in the box - The internal battery supplied for use inside the control box - An external battery (for example a third- party USB battery) that supplies a voltage of DC 5 V and a current of at least 1 A If multiple power supplies are connected to •...
  • Page 27: Using An External Battery

    Important You cannot charge the AiRScouter by • connecting it to a computer with a USB cable. If a USB-AC conversion adapter is used as • the external power supply for the AiRScouter, ensure that the adapter supplies a voltage of DC 5 V and a current of at least 1 A.
  • Page 28 Before connecting an external battery to the control box, ensure that the external battery has been fully charged. (For more information on charging a third-party USB battery, see the battery’s manual.) Connect the Micro-USB B plug of a USB Type-A to Micro-USB B cable to the Micro-USB B port of the control box.
  • Page 29: Maintenance

    5. Maintenance Clean the Lens If the lens becomes smudged or dirty, you may not be able to clearly see the image on the head display. If this occurs, clean the lens as described below. Important Use a soft cloth for cleaning the lens. Never use ethanol, organic solvents, or organic chemicals.
  • Page 30: Clean The Head Band

    Clean the Head Band If the head band pads become dirty, they can be wiped clean with a dry cloth. If this is insufficient to clean the pads, they may be cleaned with ethanol, but take care to prevent any splashing onto the lens. Clean the Control Box Dirt and dust can be removed from the control box by wiping it clean with a dry cloth.
  • Page 31: Troubleshooting

    6. Troubleshooting If a problem occurs while you are using this product, resolve it by using the following methods: Problem Check Action Page The screen Is the head Check that the is blank. display cable head display cable connected is connected correctly? correctly, and that the connector is...
  • Page 32 Problem Check Action Page The screen Is the Check the product is blank. resolution of specification and the input set the resolution of device set to the input device to the input the input resolution resolution of of the AiRScouter. AiRScouter? Is the video Disconnect the...
  • Page 33 Problem Check Action Page The image Is the video Disconnect the has frozen. input cable cable from the connected control box and the correctly? input device, and then reconnect it. Reset the control box by powering it off and back on again.
  • Page 34 Problem Check Action Page Is the internal If the internal internal battery battery overheats battery overheating? from continuous cannot use or for any other charge. reason, it cannot charge even when the AC adapter is plugged in (the external power LED flashes quickly).
  • Page 35 An over-discharged battery cannot be recharged and must be replaced. Contact your Brother dealer for more information about purchasing a replacement battery. Connect the internal AC adapter to the battery...
  • Page 36 Contact was fully your Brother dealer charged? for more information about purchasing a replacement battery. The edges Is the head Adjust the position...
  • Page 37 Problem Check Action Page Is the focal Turn the focus display length adjustment dial on screen is adjusted the head display blurry. correctly? right and left to adjust the focal length. Is the Press the display brightness set brightness button screen is correctly? to adjust the...
  • Page 38 Contact your Brother dealer for more information on purchasing a replacement part. The head Does the head If possible,...
  • Page 39 If, after reading the troubleshooting tips, you are unable to resolve your problem, visit the Brother Solutions Center at support.brother.com...
  • Page 40: Appendix

    Appendix The Li-ion Rechargeable Battery  Important notes on charging and using the Li-ion Rechargeable Battery • Make sure to charge the Li-ion battery fully before using the AiRScouter. • The Li-ion battery is designed to be charged and used within specific ranges of environmental conditions.
  • Page 41  Inserting the Li-ion Rechargeable Battery into the Control Box If the Li-ion rechargeable battery was removed, perform the steps listed above in reverse to insert it again.  How to charge the Li-ion Rechargeable Battery The Li-ion rechargeable battery can be charged only by using the included AC adapter.
  • Page 42  Stopping the charging of the Li-ion Rechargeable Battery To stop the Li-ion rechargeable battery charging, unplug the cable from the AC adapter.
  • Page 43: Product Specification

    Product specification Model Name WD-360B Form Factor Monocular (single eye) Dimensions Head Display Unit 264 mm (H) × 183 mm (W) × 26 mm (D) Control Box 115 mm (H) × 84 mm (W) × Size 29 mm (D) Cable Length Weight Head...
  • Page 44 Model Name WD-360B Display Resolution 1280 × 720 pixels Properties Colour 24-bit (16.7 million colours) Reproduction Adjustable Approx. 30 cm - Infinity Focal Length Field of View 25.6° Virtual Approx. 19 in. at 1 m distance Screen Size Operating Temperature 0 °C-40 °C (operation) / Environment 10 °C-33 °C (battery charging) Humidity...
  • Page 45 Model Name WD-360B In-Box Components ● Display Unit ● Head Band ● Control Box ● Flexible Arm for Right Eye ● Flexible Arm for Left Eye ● Lithium Ion Rechargeable Battery ● AC Adapter ● Rear Band ● Cable Clip ●...
  • Page 46: Requesting Repairs

    Part retention period: The minimum part retention time of functional parts for repair of this product is five years from the end of manufacturing (two years for printed materials). For FAQs, troubleshooting and more, visit the Brother Solutions Center at support.brother.com...

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