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MULTI PJ CAMERA/
Multifunctional Camera System
YC-430 User's Guide
Before using this product, be sure to read the Safety Precautions and
ensure that you always use the product correctly.
The Multi PJ Camera System is used in combination with a projector. See
the user documentation that comes with the projector for safety precautions
and for details about its operation.
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respective owners.
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stipulated above, all copyrights and other related rights to these applications revert to CASIO
COMPUTER CO., LTD.
Using Copyrighted Material
Except for your own personal use, reproduction and editing of documents,
photographs, panels, illustrations or other copyrighted materials that you record
with this product are forbidden by copyright laws and international contracts.
Copyright laws and international contracts strictly forbid the placing of
copyrighted files on a network and otherwise distributing them to third parties,
regardless of whether you purchased such files or obtained them for free,
without the permission of the copyright holder. CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
assumes no responsibility for any unlawful use of copyrighted materials using
this product.
• The contents of this User's Guide are subject to change without notice.
• Copying of this manual, either in part or its entirety, is forbidden. You are allowed to use this
manual for your own personal use. Any other use is forbidden without the permission of
CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD.
• CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any lost profits or claims from third
parties arising out of the use of this product or this manual.
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deletion of data caused by malfunction or maintenance of this product, or any other reason.
• The sample screens shown in this manual are for illustrative purposes only, and appear
differently from the screens actually produced by the product.
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    Any other use is forbidden without the permission of CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. • CASIO COMPUTER CO., LTD. shall not be held liable for any lost profits or claims from third parties arising out of the use of this product or this manual.

  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Safety Precautions Thank you for selecting this CASIO product. Be sure to read these “Safety Precautions” before trying to use it. After reading this User’s Guide, keep it in a safe place for future reference. About safety symbols Various symbols are used in this User’s Guide and on the product itself to ensure safe operation, and to protect you and others against the risk of injury and against material damage.

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    Water, other liquid, or foreign matter The battery is specially designed for (metal, etc.) getting into the stand or use with a CASIO digital camera. camera creates the risk of fire and Trying to use it for another type of electric shock.

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    Safety Precautions • Never expose the battery to heat or • Unplug the AC adaptor before throw it into fire. leaving on a trip or otherwise • Take care that the battery is oriented leaving it unattended for a long correctly when you charge it.

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    Safety Precautions ● ● Location Backing up important data Always back up important Do not leave the stand and camera in any data in camera memory of the following locations. Such locations to a computer hard disk. create the risk of fire and electric shock. Failure to do so creates •...

  • Page 6: Operating Precautions

    Operating Precautions PJ Camera and PJ Camera Stand Note that the PJ Camera and the PJ Camera Stand are shipped from the factory as a set, and are intended for sale and use as a set. Proper operation in any other configuration is not guaranteed.

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    Operating Precautions Helpful Operation Hints If the Adjust Camera Position dialog box appears, adjust the position of the PJ Camera so the cross mark on the document stage is within the yellow frame. When the cross is within the yellow frame, the system will take over and adjust camera position automatically. Never touch the PJ Camera or PJ Camera Stand while the automatic camera position adjustment operation is being performed.

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    Operating Precautions Multi PJ Startup Mode Precautions PJ Camera Software has two startup modes: Multi PJ and Business Document. Note the following precautions whenever starting up in the Multi PJ startup mode. The table below shows the recommended setup for each type of subject recorded in the Document Camera Mode and Scanner Mode.

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    Operating Precautions Packing the Equipment into the Carrying Bag When packing the equipment into the carrying bag, it is best to remove the PJ Camera from the PJ Camera Stand and pack the camera in the special pocket provided for it. This helps to ensure that the PJ Camera is protected against impact during transport.

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    Operating Precautions ● Avoid using the system under the following conditions. Such conditions create the risk of malfunction of and damage to system components. • Never place heavy objects on any of the system components. • Never insert or allow foreign objects to drop into system components.

  • Page 11: Table Of Contents

    Multi PJ Camera System Features ..............E-12 Multi PJ Camera System User Documentation ..........E-13 Unpacking ......................E-14 Using the CASIO CD-ROM ................E-15 Multi PJ Camera System ................. E-17 General Guide (PJ Camera Stand) ..............E-18 Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System ............E-20 PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations ........

  • Page 12: Multi Pj Camera System Features

    Conventions Used in this Manual The term “PJ Camera” refers to the camera unit of the Multi PJ Camera System. The term “CASIO CD-ROM” refers to the CD-ROM that comes with the MULTI PJ CAMERA System. PJ Camera Software is basically software for projecting images from a projector. Because of this, the term “projection”...

  • Page 13: Multi Pj Camera System User Documentation

    For more information about the PJ Camera Software startup mode, see “Starting Up PJ Camera Software” (page E-31). In addition to the above, the CASIO CD-ROM also includes user documentation for Photo Loader and Photohands. To view the user documentation (PDF format files) on the CD-ROM, insert the CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 14: Unpacking

    (For use with the PJ Camera (For use with the USB Cradle) Stand) AV Cable Strap Carrying Bag CD-ROM Disc MULTI PJ CAMERA/Multifunctional Camera System YC-430 User’s Guide (This Manual) Warranty “Read this first” Sheet Serial Number Stickers (2) with Barcode Important Handling Precautions! E-14...

  • Page 15: Using The Casio Cd-rom

    Using the CASIO CD-ROM This section explains how to install the PJ Camera Software from the CASIO CD-ROM that comes bundled with this product. It also tells you how to view the contents of the PDF file user documentation that is also included on the CD-ROM.

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    Using the CASIO CD-ROM User Documentation (PDF) To read the contents of the PDF format user documentation files, you need to have Adobe ® Reader ® installed on your computer. If your computer does not already have Adobe Reader installed, please install it.

  • Page 17: Multi Pj Camera System

    Certain CASIO products (XJ-S36/XJ-S46 Data Projector, etc.) can be connected directly to a PJ Camera Stand with the PJ Camera installed. PJ Software is not required when using these products.

  • Page 18: General Guide (pj Camera Stand

    General Guide (PJ Camera Stand) The PJ Camera Stand can be folded into a compact configuration for transport or storage. The following shows the PJ Camera Stand in its unfolded configuration, with the PJ Camera mounted. For information about unfolding and refolding the PJ Camera Stand, and about mounting the PJ Camera onto the stand, see “Setting Up the PJ Camera Stand”...

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    General Guide (PJ Camera Stand) PJ Camera Camera holder Attach the PJ Camera to the PJ Camera Stand here. Strap holder Insert the PJ Camera strap into the holder. [CAMERA RELEASE] Slide the release when removing the PJ Camera from the stand. View from above * You must install the camera bracket on the PJ Camera before you can attach it to the camera holder.

  • Page 20: Setting Up The Multi Pj Camera System

    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System This section explains how to set up the Multi PJ Camera System for operation. Setting Up the PJ Camera First, load the battery into the camera and then charge the battery Open the battery cover. While pressing lightly on the cover, slide it in the direction indicated by the arrow to open.

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Configuring Display Language, Date, and Time Settings [ON/OFF] (Power) [SET] [BS] The settings on this page are required the first time you turn on the camera after purchasing it. Press [ON/OFF] to turn on the camera. Use [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] to select the language you want and then press [SET].

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Setting Up the PJ Camera Stand Unfolding the PJ Camera Stand The PJ Camera Stand can be folded into a compact configuration for transport or storage. Use the following procedure to unfold the stand for use. With the folded PJ Camera Stand placed on a flat, stable surface, raise the arm unit until it is at a right angle to the stage unit.

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Open the side panels of the document stage. Unfold the camera holder from the arm unit. Open the upper section of the arm unit until it snaps securely into place. The camera holder should be parallel with the document stage. E-23...

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Mounting the PJ Camera onto the PJ Camera Stand Make sure the PJ Camera is turned off. Attach the camera bracket to the bottom of the PJ Camera. Use a coin or some similar object to securely tighten the camera bracket screw. Attach the PJ Camera to the PJ Camera Stand camera holder.

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Connecting the AC Adaptor to the PJ Camera Stand Use only the AC adaptor that comes bundled with the Multi PJ Camera System to power it. When the AC adaptor is connected to the PJ Camera Stand, the battery of the PJ Camera mounted on the stand charges while the camera is turned off.

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    Before connecting the PJ Camera Stand and a projector to your computer, you need to install PJ Camera Software from the CASIO CD-ROM that comes bundled with the Multi PJ Camera System. For more information, see “Using the CASIO CD-ROM” on page E-15.

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Connecting Multi PJ Camera System Components Make sure that PJ Camera Software is installed on your computer before trying to perform the following procedure. After you install PJ Camera Software on the computer, connect the PJ Camera Stand, computer, and projector as shown below.

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    “Install the software automatically (Recommended)” and then click [Next]. If the “CASIO MULTI PJ CAMERA has not passed Windows logo testing” dialog box appears, click [Continue Anyway]. If the “Digital Signature Not Found” dialog box appears, click [Yes].

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    Camera Software” in the PJ Camera Software User’s Guide, which is on the CASIO CD-ROM. After PJ Camera Software starts up, it projects the document on the document stage. At first the image is a relatively rough monitor image, but this is replaced after a short while with the high-resolution recorded image.

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    Setting Up the Multi PJ Camera System Replace the document on the document stage with the next one you want to project. The currently projected image is replaced by the new image. Current document camera image New document camera image A copy of each image you project is stored automatically in a folder on your computer’s hard disk, where it remains until you quit PJ Camera Software.

  • Page 31: Pj Camera Software Overview And Basic Operations

    PJ Camera Software startup mode. For more information about the startup mode, see “PJ Camera Software Startup Modes” below. See the PJ Camera Software User’s Guide on the CASIO CD-ROM for details about PJ Camera Software operations. Starting Up PJ Camera Software...

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    Next, click [Tools] and then [Operating Environment]. For details, see “Operating Environment Settings” in the “PJ Camera Software User’s Guide” on the CASIO CD-ROM. If you select the “Don’t show this dialog box again” check box and then click [OK], the Startup Mode dialog box will not appear any more when you start up PJ Camera Software.

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations PJ Camera Software Modes and Windows Using PJ Camera Software Modes PJ Camera Software has five modes, which are described below. Mode Name Description Document Camera Mode Use this mode to record the image of a paper document or object placed on the PJ Camera Stand with the PJ Camera, and project the resulting image.

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations Using the PJ Camera Software Window The PJ Camera Software window remains on your computer screen in the Scanner Mode, PC Image Mode, and Camera Image Mode. The following shows the PC Image Mode window, and indicates the window components that are included in all PJ Camera Software windows, regardless of mode.

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations Exiting PJ Camera Software Perform either of the following operations to exit PJ Camera Software. On the PJ Camera Software menu bar, select [File] and then [Exit]. On the PJ Camera Software toolbar, click Quitting PJ Camera Software also will turn off PJ Camera power automatically.

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations Scanning a Document Using Auto Scanning Display the operation bar, and then select [Scanner] on the [File] menu or click on the toolbar. If the dialog box for adjusting camera position appears, point the PJ Camera downwards at the document stage, and make sure there is no document on the stage.

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations When you are finished auto scanning, click the [Stop] button on the scanner window. This causes the [Stop] button to change back to a [Start] button, and stops auto scanning. To quit scanning, display the operation bar and then select [Exit] on the [File] menu. This exits PJ Camera Software and turns off the PJ Camera.

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations Projecting Image Files Stored in PJ Camera Memory (Camera Image Mode) The Camera Image Mode lets you use PJ Camera Software to control direct projection of images recorded with the PJ Camera and stored on the memory card loaded in the PJ Camera (or in PJ Camera built-in memory).

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    PJ Camera Software Overview and Basic Operations Using Projection Area Capture and Board Area Capture Projection Area Capture and Board Area Capture can be performed in all modes except for the Document Camera Mode and the Scanner Mode. Projection Area Capture Projection Area Capture extracts text and graphics that are handwritten within the projection image area on the whiteboard.

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    Image files created with Projection Area Capture are saved in the folder at the directory path shown below. Folder (Initial Default): Windows 2000/XP C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\CASIO\PJ_System\Projection_Area_Capture Windows Vista C:\Users\Public\Documents\CASIO\PJ_System\Projection_Area_Capture File Name: File names are generated automatically in accordance with the recording date.

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    Image files created with Board Area Capture are saved in the folder at the directory path shown below. Folder (Initial Default): Windows 2000/XP C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Documents\CASIO\PJ_System\Board_Area_Capture Windows Vista C:\Users\Public\Documents\CASIO\PJ_System\Board_Area_Capture File Name: File names are generated automatically in accordance with the recording date.

  • Page 42: Pj Camera Overview

    PJ Camera Overview The PJ Camera can also be used as a stand-alone digital camera. This section provides an overview of PJ Camera operations. See the Camera User’s Guide on the CASIO CD-ROM for details about PJ Camera operations. Before using the PJ Camera for the first time, be sure to read “Setting Up the PJ Camera”...

  • Page 43: Formatting A Memory Card

    PJ Camera Overview Formatting a Memory Card Before you can use a memory card with your camera, you must format it. Formatting a memory card that already has snapshots or other files on it, will delete its contents. Normally you do not need to format a memory card again. However, if storing to a card has slowed down or if you notice any other abnormality, re-format the card.

  • Page 44: Shooting A Snapshot

    PJ Camera Overview Shooting a Snapshot Auto icon ] (REC) Operation Lamp Shutter Button -0.3EV 15:37 Focus Frame Monitor Screen Press [ ] to turn on the camera. This enters the REC mode and displays “ ” (Auto icon) on the monitor screen. Point the camera at the subject.

  • Page 45: Viewing Snapshots

    PJ Camera Overview How do I half-press the shutter button? The shutter button is designed to stop about half way down when you press it lightly. Stopping at this point is called a “half-press”. When you half-press the shutter button, the camera automatically adjusts exposure and focuses on the subject it is currently pointed at.

  • Page 46: Shooting A Movie

    PJ Camera Overview Shooting a Movie Movie Icon Remaining Recording Time ] (REC) Shutter Button Recording Time Movie Recording Screen [BS] Press [ ] to enter the REC mode. Press [BS] (BEST SHOT). Use [ ], [ ], [ ], and [ ] to select the “ ”...

  • Page 47: Viewing A Movie

    PJ Camera Overview Viewing a Movie The film-like frame that appears on the monitor screen indicates that this is an image from a movie. “ ” Movie icon ] (PLAY) [SET] [ ][ ] Press [ ] to enter the PLAY mode. Use [ ] and [ ] to select the movie you want to play.

  • Page 48: Deleting A File

    PJ Camera Overview Deleting a File You can use the following procedure to delete files you have transferred to your computer’s hard disk, images you have printed, or files you simply no longer need. This frees up memory for recording more images. ] (PLAY) [SET] [ ][ ]...

  • Page 49: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting The following explains what you should do when you experience problems with using the Multi PJ Camera System. For information about the messages that appear on the PJ Camera monitor screen and other troubleshooting procedures, see the “Reference” section of the Camera User’s Guide. You can find more troubleshooting information in the FAQ of PJ Camera Software help.

  • Page 50: Product Specifications (pj Camera Stand

    Product Specifications (PJ Camera Stand) * For PJ Camera specifications, see the PJ Camera User’s Guide on the CASIO CD-ROM. Power Requirements: 100V to 240V AC, 50/60Hz Rated Voltage: 5.0V Power Consumption: 5.2W × Connection Terminal: USB (USB 2.0 Full-Speed compatible) ×...

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