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Canon 9540A003 - Optura 400 Camcorder Instruction Manual

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Digital Video Software
Instruction Manual
Manuel d'instruction
Manual de Instrucciones
This instruction manual explains how to install the software, connect the camcorder to a
computer, and download images from a memory card to a computer. For more detailed
operational instructions, refer to the PDF format manual provided on the DIGITAL VIDEO
SOLUTION DISK For Windows or DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh.
Ce manuel d'instruction explique comment installer le logiciel, connecter le
camescope a l'ordinateur et telecharger des images a partir d'une carte memoire sur
un ordinateur. Pour des instructions de fonctionnement plus detaillees, reportez-vous
au manuel au format PDF fournie sur le disque DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK
For Windows ou DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh.
En este manual de instrucciones se explica como instalar el software, conectar la
videocamara a un ordenador, y descargar imagenes de una tarjeta de memoria a un
ordenador. Si desea instrucciones mas detalladas sobre el funcionamiento, consulte el
manual de formato PDF suministrado con el disco DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK
For Windows o DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh.
If you are using Windows operating system, use the supplied
DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows.
If you are using Macintosh operating system, use the supplied
DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh.
Si vous travaillez avec le système d'exploitation Windows, utilisez le disque
DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows fourni avec l'appareil.
Si vous travaillez avec le système d'exploitation Macintosh, utilisez le disque
DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh fourni avec l'appareil.
Si está utilizando el sistema operativo Windows, use el disco
DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows suministrado.
Si está utilizando el sistema operativo Macintosh, use el disco
DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh suministrado.
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    PUB. DIM-645 Digital Video Software Version 13 Instruction Manual Manuel d’instruction Manual de Instrucciones This instruction manual explains how to install the software, connect the camcorder to a computer, and download images from a memory card to a computer. For more detailed operational instructions, refer to the PDF format manual provided on the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows or DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh.

  • Page 2: Read Carefully Before Using

    In consideration of the right to use the SOFTWARE, you agree to abide by the terms and conditions of this Agreement. 1. LICENSE: Canon grants you the personal, non-exclusive right to use the SOFTWARE only on a single computer. You may physically transfer the SOFTWARE from one computer to another provided that the SOFTWARE is used on only one computer at a time.

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    Agreement by destroying the SOFTWARE. This Agreement will also terminate without notice to you if you fail to comply with any of the terms of this Agreement and you must then promptly return the SOFTWARE. In addition, Canon may enforce its other legal rights.

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    CD-ROM media in which the Software is stored. Except as expressly provided herein, no license or right, express or implied, is hereby conveyed or granted by Canon to you for any intellectual property of Canon. Nothing contained in Paragraph 1 shall be construed to give Canon any ownership rights in any images, graphics or textual material that you save in connection with the Software.

  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ................ 2 Canon Software License Agreement ..............2 PDF-Format Manual ....................6 Read This First ....................... 7 Checking Supplied Accessories ................8 Windows System Requirements ................... 9 What Can Be Accomplished with the Software ..........11 Installing the Software ..................

  • Page 6: Pdf-format Manual

    PDF-Format Manual More details of the features and procedures for using the Digital Video Software are explained in the PDF format manual provided on the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows or DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh. ❍ The software application Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat Reader is required to view the PDF manual.

  • Page 7: Read This First

    Canon. • Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to mistaken operation or malfunction of the camcorder, the software,...

  • Page 8: Checking Supplied Accessories

    Read This First Checking Supplied Accessories Use the following accessories to download recorded images from a memory card to your computer. • IFC-300PCU USB Cable • DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows • DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh • Windows users: Move on to p. 9. •...

  • Page 9: Windows

    – ZoomBrowser EX: 200 MB or more (Including the PhotoRecord printing program) – PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more • Canon DV TWAIN Driver: 25 MB or more • Canon DV WIA Driver: 25 MB or more 800 × 600 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better, Display: 1024 ×...

  • Page 10: Windows System Requirements

    Windows System Requirements ❍ Not all operations performed with a connection to a USB 2.0 compatible board can be guaranteed.

  • Page 11: What Can Be Accomplished With The Software

    ■ Canon DVC Storage Driver ( Canon DVC Storage Driver is the driver software for Windows 98 that is required to download MPEG-4 movies from a memory card to a computer. ■ ZoomBrowser EX ( •...

  • Page 12: Installing The Software

    Installing the Software Installing the Digital Video Software ❍ Be sure to install the Digital Video Software before connecting the camcorder to the computer. ❍ Users of Windows 2000 or Windows XP must first log in as an Administrator to install programs. Windows XP Users: Your digital video camcorder is equipped with the standard Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP).

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    Select your language. Click Digital Video Software [Install]. For details about the DV Network Software, refer to the DV Network Software Instruction Manual. Installer Panel If the following dialog appears, click [Restart] to restart the computer. After restarting the computer, installation automatically continues.

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    [Custom Installation], select a USB driver. (Windows XP: The USB driver supplied with the Windows operating system is used. You do not need to install a USB driver.) - Windows 98/Windows 2000: Canon DV TWAIN Driver - Windows Me: Canon DV WIA Driver Select your country/region and click [Next].

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    Review the installation settings and click [Next]. • Installation starts. • If the “Digital signature not found” message appears, click [Yes]. When installation is complete, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now.] and click [Finish].

  • Page 16: Installing The Dvc Storage Driver (users Of Windows 98 Only)

    Installing the Software When the computer has restarted and the regular desktop screen is displayed, remove the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows from the CD-ROM drive. ❍ When installation is complete, remove the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Windows before you connect the camcorder to the computer. ❍...

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    Click [Next]. Select [Search for the best driver for your device [Recommended]] and click [Next]. Select [Specify a location:] and click [Browse].

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    Installing the Software On the [Browse for Folder] window, double-click the CD-ROM icon, followed by [STORAGE DRIVER] and [WIN98], and click [OK]. Click [Next].

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    Click [Next]. The installation starts. Click [Finish]. Installation is complete.

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    Installing the Software Check if the DVC Storage Driver has been installed correctly. Double-click the [My Computer] icon on the desktop and check if [Removable Disk] appeared. If [Removable Disk] is not shown, restart your computer. If it still does not appear, installation has not been completed correctly.

  • Page 21: Connecting The Camcorder To A Computer

    Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer ❍ Make sure the camcorder is set to [STANDARD]. Open the menu and select [SYSTEM]. Select [ CONNECT], check that it is set to [STANDARD] and close the menu. ❍ Make sure the camcorder is being powered using the power adapter before connecting it to a computer.

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    Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer • For instructions on how to start ZoomBrowser EX and download images to the computer, see Downloading Images ( 23). USB Cable USB Terminal on the Camcorder Camcorder End Computer End USB Port on the Computer...

  • Page 23: Downloading Images (zoombrowser Ex)

    PC Card Reader/Writer ( 29). ❍ Motion JPEG movies recorded with other Canon camcorders can be downloaded with the same procedure as still images. Motion JPEG movies are displayed with a movie icon above the thumbnail in the Camera Window.

  • Page 24: Starting Zoombrowser Ex

    Windows [start] menu and select [All Programs], [Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow] and [CameraWindow Set Auto-Launch]. • Windows 2000: If [Canon CameraWindow] is not listed, click the Windows [Start] menu and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [CameraWindow] and [CameraWindow Set Auto-Launch].

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    Click [Set]. • The [CameraWindow (Launcher)] icon appears on the taskbar. • Windows Me: If the following dialog appears, click [OK]. To change the settings, you need to restart the computer.

  • Page 26: Using The Computer To Download Images

    Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX) • The [CameraWindow - Download image(s)] window opens. - [Start Image Download]: ZoomBrowser EX starts. The Camera Window opens and images will be downloaded to the computer. For details, see Auto-Downloading ( 26). - [List Images]: ZoomBrowser EX starts. The Camera Window opens, displaying the camcorder images as thumbnails (small images).

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    Downloading Images from the Camera Window Click [List Images] in the [CameraWindow - Download Image(s)] window. ZoomBrowser EX starts and the Camera Window opens. In the Camera Window, select the image you wish to download and click [Download image]. • An orange frame appears around the selected image. •...

  • Page 28: Using The Camcorder To Download Images (direct Transfer Function)

    Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX) The Camera Window closes and the Main Window opens. The downloaded images appear in the Main Window. Using the Camcorder to Download Images (Direct Transfer Function) If your camcorder supports the Direct Transfer Function, you can use the camcorder to download images.

  • Page 29: Using A Pc Card Reader/writer

    Using a PC Card Reader/Writer The basic operations of ZoomBrowser EX are the same as when you connect the camcorder to the computer. Follow the procedure below to open the Camera Window. For instructions on how to connect the PC Card Reader/Writer, please refer to its manual.

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    Downloading Images (ZoomBrowser EX) Click [Browse & Download Images]. If multiple PC card readers loaded with memory cards are connected or if a camcorder and a PC card reader are connected, a selection dialog will appear before the [CameraWindow - Download Image(s)] window opens. Select one of the devices to proceed and click [OK].

  • Page 31: Downloading Mpeg-4 Movies To A Computer

    Downloading MPEG-4 Movies to a Computer ❍ Users of Windows 98 must install the DVC Storage Driver to download MPEG-4 movies ( 16). ❍ Movie information and thumbnails of MPEG-4 movies may not appear in ZoomBrowser EX. Connect the power adapter to the camcorder. Turn the POWER switch to PLAY (VCR) and move the TAPE/ CARD switch to CARD.

  • Page 32: Macintosh System Requirements

    PowerPC RAM: Mac OS 9.0-9.2: 64 MB or more of application memory Mac OS X (version 10.1/10.2/10.3): 128 MB or more Interface: Free Hard Disk Space: Canon Utilities – ImageBrowser 120 MB or more – PhotoStitch 30 MB or more 800 ×...

  • Page 33: What Can Be Accomplished With The Software

    What Can Be Accomplished with the Software This topic introduces the main features of the software programs contained on the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK For Macintosh. ■ ImageBrowser ( • Downloading images recorded onto a memory card to your computer. •...

  • Page 34: Installing The Digital Video Software

    Installing the Digital Video Software Before you connect the camcorder to the computer with the USB cable for the first time, you must install the Digital Video Software. Mac OS X (version 10.1/10.2/10.3) Users: Your digital video camcorder is equipped with the standard Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP).

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    Mac OS 9.0-9.2: Double click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 9] and [Canon Digital Video Installer] icons. Mac OS X (version 10.1/10.2/10.3): Double click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS X] and [Canon Digital Video Installer] icons. The installer panel opens.

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    Installing the Digital Video Software Read the license agreement and click [Agree]. Review the installation settings and click [Next]. Installation starts. When the “Installation has finished.” message appears, click [OK]. After the installation is complete, restart the computer as prompted.

  • Page 37: Connecting The Camcorder To A Computer

    Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer ❍ Make sure the camcorder is set to [STANDARD]. Open the menu and select [SYSTEM]. Select [ CONNECT], check that it is set to [STANDARD] and close the menu. ❍ Make sure the camcorder is being powered using the power adapter before connecting it to a computer.

  • Page 38: Downloading Images (imagebrowser)

    Refer to Downloading MPEG-4 Movies to a Computer ( 44). Motion JPEG movies recorded with other Canon camcorders can be downloaded with the same procedure as still images. Motion JPEG movies are displayed with a movie icon above the thumbnail in the Camera Window.

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    Confirm that [USB port] and [Canon Camera] are selected and click [Set]. The Camera Window opens, displaying the camcorder images as thumbnails (small images). How to Set ImageBrowser to Not Start Automatically Click the Apple menu and select [Control Panels] and [Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch].

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    Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop. If the Canon ImageBrowser icon does not appear on the desktop, double- click the [Canon Utilities] folder on the drive on which the program was installed, followed by the [ImageBrowser] folder and [ImageBrowser] icon.

  • Page 41: Downloading Images To The Computer

    Downloading Images to the Computer Mac OS 9.0-9.2: Select [Macintosh HD] in the explorer view section. Mac OS X (version 10.1/10.2/10.3): Select the [ (user name)] subfolder of the [Users] folder in [Macintosh HD]. Explorer View Section Create a new folder for saving images from the memory card in the camcorder.

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    Downloading Images (ImageBrowser) Select images in the Camera window and click [DOWNLOAD]. • You can select multiple images by holding down [Shift] or [Option] + [Shift] while clicking. • A blue frame appears around the selected image. • Downloaded images are saved to the computer and appear in the Browser area.

  • Page 43: Using A Pc Card Reader/writer

    • ImageBrowser starts. • If the icon does not appear on the desktop, double-click the folder in which you installed the program, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [ImageBrowser] folders and the [ImageBrowser] file. Double-click the [CANON_DV] and [DCIM] folders in the Explorer View Section.

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    Downloading MPEG-4 Movies to a Computer Movie information and thumbnails of MPEG-4 movies may not appear in ImageBrowser. Connect the power adapter to the camcorder. Turn the POWER switch to PLAY (VCR) and move the TAPE/ CARD switch to CARD. Press the CARD STILL/MOVIE button.

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