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  • Page 1 Instruction Manual DV-767...
  • Page 2: Introduction

    1 Introduction Thank you for choosing our SilverCrest DV-767 multifunctional digital camera. To take advantage of all the options offered by this camera, we recommend that you read the instructions in this manual before using the device, even if you are familiar with electronic devices. Pay particular attention to the “Important Safety Notice”...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    5 Table of Contents Introduction....................2 Copyright.....................2 Declaration ....................2 Manufacturer Information ................2 Table of Contents ..................1 Important Safety Notice................3 Included in Delivery..................5 Operational Controls ..................7 Display ......................8 Basic Functions ..................9 10.1 Battery 10.2 Switching Camera On/Off 10.3 LCD Display 10.4 Navigation 10.5 SD Memory Card 10.6...
  • Page 4 Settings .....................28 18.1 Set Clock 18.2 Auto OFF 18.3 Beep 18.4 USB Mode 18.5 Logo 18.6 Language 18.7 Video Out (Video-Out Signal) 18.8 Memory 18.9 Format 18.10 Default Setting 18.11 Digital Zoom Output to an AV Device ................31 19.1 System Requirements 19.2 Connecting to the AV Device 19.3...
  • Page 5: Important Safety Notice

    6 Important Safety Notice Please read and observe the following notes carefully! You must not take the camera apart, modify or repair it. Never open the casing of the camera or the adapter; they do not contain serviceable parts! Opening the casing increases the risk of death by electric shock. If the camera has been dropped, or the casing has been damaged, switch the device off.
  • Page 6 Information When Using Batteries on page 9. Dispose of your batteries in accordance with the battery regulations. The end user is obliged to return old batteries to a distributor, or to a returns location established for this purpose by the legal waste disposal company. (See page 46) Dispose your camera...
  • Page 7: Included In Delivery

    7 Included in Delivery 1. Multi-Functional Camera DV-767 2. Mains Adapter 3. Headphones 4. USB Cable 5. AV Cable 6. Battery 7. Support 8. Strap...
  • Page 8 9. Protective Bag 10. Quick Start Guide 11. CD Remark: We reserve the right to change the design and technical data without notice.
  • Page 9: Operational Controls

    8 Operational Controls LCD Display Macro Button Eyelet for Strap Loud Speaker Function Display Menu Button Navigation Button Capture Button Flash/Delete Button Switch for Capture/Playback Mode Mode Button On/Off Button Camera Lens Flash Capture Display USB Connection and Charge Socket AV Input AV Output, Headphones Socket Battery Cover...
  • Page 10: Display

    9 Display Mode (here: Video Mode) Erase Protection Flash (here: Flash On) Date Stamp Night Mode White Balance (here: Sunlight) Volume File Size (here: 10 Megapixels) SD Card Quality (here: Fine) Battery EV Bias (here: +2.0) Metering Centre Mark Macro Mode Info Area...
  • Page 11: Basic Functions

    10 Basic Functions You can use your 8in1 multifunctional SilverCrest DV-767 camera as a digital video camera, digital photo camera, MP3 player, MPEG4 video player, AV recorder, for voice recordings, as a webcam, and as a data storage medium. How to use these functions is described in the following document, starting on page 14.
  • Page 12: Switching Camera On/Off

    Note: A symbol displays the battery status on the LCD screen as follows: Battery symbol is green, the battery is fully charged. You can use the video camera normally. Battery symbol is yellow, the battery is sufficiently charged. You can use the camera normally.
  • Page 13: Lcd Display

    10.3 LCD Display The camera has a rotating LCD display . When opening and closing the display, you can rotate it by up to 90 degrees, and once open you can rotate it 180 degrees forwards and 90 degrees backwards. You can watch the image on the LCD display whilst recording. You can also view previous recordings on the screen.
  • Page 14: Sd Memory Card

    10.5 SD Memory Card The camera has an integrated memory of 64MB. You can enhance the memory capacity of your camera by using an SD card with a maximum 2GB of memory. This SD card is not included. Using an SD Memory Card To use an SD card, first switch off the camera.
  • Page 15: Headphones

    10.6 Headphones The camera has a built-in loudspeaker for playing back audio data. Alternatively, you can connect the headphones included to the video and audio output using the mini phone jack. Caution Only use the headphones provided. Listening to loud volumes for long periods can damage hearing. If you can hear a buzzing or background noise in your ears (ringing), turn the volume down or stop using the headphones.
  • Page 16: Video Capture

    11 Video Capture Switch the camera on and use the Capture / Playback switch to select Capture. When you switch the camera on, the system automatically selects the Video mode. If you are in a different mode, you can switch to Video mode by pressing the Mode button .
  • Page 17 To change settings, set your camera to Capture mode (see page 14) and activate the video function (see page 14). Press the Menu button to go to the settings menu. You can now use the Navigation button ) to select the following settings: Size By using the Navigation button ) you can choose the following settings for the...
  • Page 18 Note: The semi-automatic white balance with the settings “Sunlight”, “Tungs”, “Fluor” and “Cloudy” is always preferable to the fully-automatic white balance. For further information on the white balance, please read the “White Balance (WB) ” chapter on page 45. EV Bias You can use the Navigation button ) to select between twelve values from –2.0 to +2.0 for the manual EV bias.
  • Page 19: Video Playback

    12 Video Playback Switch the camera on and use the Capture / Playback switch to select Playback. To get to the Video mode, press the Mode button as often as necessary until the symbol for the Video mode appears at the top left of the LCD display Once in Video Playback mode, preview images of your videos are displayed.
  • Page 20 Delete This setting allows you to delete the video currently selected. If you select the “Delete” setting, then the question “Really Delete?” is displayed. By using the Navigation button ) you can choose between the options “Yes” and “No”. Choose “Yes”...
  • Page 21: Taking Photographs

    13 Taking Photographs Switch the camera on and use the Capture / Playback switch to select Capture. Press the Mode button as often as necessary until the symbol for photo capture appears at the top left of the LCD display In the bottom right corner of the display (symbol ), you are shown how many photos you have already captured, and how many remaining images are available in the current quality.
  • Page 22: Capture Settings

    13.4 Capture Settings To optimize your capture, the DV-767 offers various optional settings, such as image size, image quality, white balance etc. Note: If some settings are unclear or you are unfamiliar with them, please read the “Technical Help ” chapter on page 45.
  • Page 23 Quality By using the Navigation button ) you can choose the following settings for the compression rate (symbol “Normal“: maximum compression rate (lower memory consumption, poorest quality) “Fine“: medium compression rate “Super“: lowest compression rate (highest memory consumption, best quality) Note: For the best possible quality of image, select “Super”.
  • Page 24 Metering You can use the Navigation button ) to define the area of the image, in which the lighting is to be measured. The following settings are available (symbol “Centre“: the lighting is measured in a large area in the middle of the image “Spot“: the lighting is measured on a small point in the middle of the image “Matrix“: The lighting is measured at several, equally-distributed points in the image Press the Navigation button...
  • Page 25: Image Playback

    14 Image Playback Switch the camera on and use the Capture / Playback switch to select Playback. To get to the Photo mode, press the Mode button as often as necessary until the symbol for the Photo mode appears at the top left of the LCD display Once in Photo Playback mode, preview images of your images are displayed.
  • Page 26: Voice Recording

    Delete This setting allows you to delete the photo currently selected. If you select the “Delete” setting, then the question “Really Delete?” is displayed. By using the Navigation button ) you can choose between the options “Yes” and “No”. Choose “Yes”...
  • Page 27: Playback Voice Recording

    16 Playback Voice Recording Switch the camera on and use the Capture / Playback switch to select Playback. To get to the voice mode, press the Mode button as often as necessary until the symbol for the voice mode appears at the top left of the LCD display Once in voice mode, you can use the direction buttons on the Navigation button to switch between your voice recordings.
  • Page 28 Protect This setting allows you to protect individual voice recordings from being deleted. If you select the “Protect” setting, then the question “Protect File?” is displayed. By using the Navigation button ) you can choose between the options “Yes” and “No”. Choose “Yes” and press the Navigation button if you wish to protect the current recording, or choose “No”...
  • Page 29: Playback Mp3 Files

    17 Playback MP3 Files Switch the camera on and use the Capture / Playback switch to select Playback. To get to the MP3 mode, press the Mode button as often as necessary until the symbol for the MP3 mode appears at the top left of the LCD display Once in MP3 Playback mode, the MP3 titles saved on your camera are displayed.
  • Page 30: Settings

    18 Settings This chapter describes how you can change general camera settings, such as the time and language. In order to change these settings, the camera must be switched on. It can, however, be in any mode. Press the Menu button display the settings menu.
  • Page 31: Usb Mode

    18.4 USB Mode In this setting you can use the Navigation button ) to define the USB mode for the desired function. If you want to use the camera as a webcam (see page 40) or as a video camera (see page 41), select the “Webcam”...
  • Page 32: Default Setting

    18.10 Default Setting This setting allows you to reset all settings to the default setting. To do this, push the Navigation button to the right ( ). The question “Reset Settings?” is displayed. Choose “Yes” and press the Navigation button if you wish to reset all the settings, or choose “No”...
  • Page 33: Output To An Av Device

    19 Output to an AV Device You can also reroute your camera’s display through an AV device (such as a television). This allows you to view your photos or videos comfortably on a large display, or to show them to larger groups.
  • Page 34: Capturing From An Av Device

    20 Capturing from an AV Device If you have an AV device (such as a TV or a DVD player), you can connect it to the camera and record the video signal being sent (for example, the television program). 20.1 System Requirements Your device must have a RCA-type AV output.
  • Page 35: Auto Start

    20.5 Auto Start This setting allows you to automatically start recording from an AV source at a defined point in time. Use the Navigation button ( ) to select the time. Use the Navigation button to switch between year, month, day, hour and minute, and then use the Navigation button again ) to enter the desired value.
  • Page 36: Printing Directly With Pictbridge

    21 Printing Directly with PictBridge The DV-767 camera meets the PictBridge standard, which makes it possible to print photos directly from the camera, without having to use a computer. This is primarily recommended for quick, one- off printing. 21.1 System Requirements The printer must meet the PictBridge standard and have a USB connection.
  • Page 37: Computer Installation

    22 Computer Installation 22.1 System Requirements Operating System: Windows® 98SE, Me, 2000, XP or Vista CPU: Pentium III 500 MHz or above RAM: 64MB RAM (128 MB is recommended) Hard Drive: 50 MB of free memory Interface: USB 2.0 (compatible with USB 1.1) CD ROM Drive: Yes, if the operating system is Windows 98 SE 22.2 Connecting to the Computer...
  • Page 38 Microsoft Windows Vista 1. Insert the CD provided. The automatic 2. Select the installation language and press playback starts. Click on [AUTORUN.EXE]. [OK]. 3. Press [Continue]. 4. Choose “USB Driver” and then press [Continue]. 3. Check your entries and choose [Install]. 4.
  • Page 39 Microsoft Windows ME, 2000, XP 1. Insert the CD provided. If you have activated 2. Switch the camera on and set the USB mode the Auto Start function on your computer, and to Webcam (see page 29). Connect your the window shown above is displayed, choose camera to your computer without switching [Cancel].
  • Page 40 7. Choose [Continue Installation] to confirm this 8. After a short time the installation is complete dialog. and the DV-767 is ready to be used as a digital camera. The installation described above must be executed twice. Once for the driver as a Digital Camera and once for the driver as a Video Camera.
  • Page 41 Microsoft Windows 98 SE Installation If you want to use your camera on a computer with a Microsoft Windows 98 SE operating system, then you must install the driver from the CD ROM included with the camera. To do this, first use the USB cable to connect the camera to your computer. Then follow the steps described below.
  • Page 42: Transferring Photos, Videos And Voice Recordings

    22.4 Transferring Photos, Videos and Voice Recordings Note: If your operating system is Windows 98, please read the chapter “Driver Installation ” on page 35. If you want to transfer data (photos, videos, voice recordings, MP3 files) between the camera and your computer, then you must first define the memory you want to access.
  • Page 43: Using The Dv-767 As A Video Camera

    22.6 Using the DV-767 as a Video Camera Note: Before using the DV-767 as a video camera for the first time, read the chapter “Driver Installation ” on page 35. If you have correctly installed the driver for the DV-767, then you can use the camera as a video camera.
  • Page 44: Disconnecting From The Computer

    22.7 Disconnecting from the Computer If you have connected the camera, as a mass storage medium, to your computer (USB mode: MSDC), then you should never disconnect the camera without first safely removing the hardware from your operating system. Failure to do this could result in the loss of data or damage to your camera’s memory.
  • Page 45: Formatting The Memory

    For Windows Vista: 1. Double click on the “Safely Remove 2. In the “Safely Remove Hardware” window, Hardware” symbol (it may be necessary to show select the “USB mass storage device” and click inactive symbols). on [Stop]. 3. In the “Safely Remove Hardware” window, 4.
  • Page 46: Technical Data

    23 Technical Data Image sensor: 1/1.8“ 5 mega pixels (2592x1944) CMOS LCD Display: 2.5“ LTPS LCD, 0.23 mega pixels (960x240) Lens: f=8.22mm F=2.8 Focus distance: Long shots: 1.5m – unlimited, Macro shots: 30 - 40cm Exposure shutter: Automatic Exposure time: 1/15~1/2000 second Manual exposure correction: -2.0..0..+2.0 (in 10 steps)
  • Page 47: Technical Help

    24 Technical Help This chapter explains some technical terms. No claims are made regarding completeness and accuracy. 24.1 White Balance (WB) The WB (white balance) is used to set the colour temperature. This adjusts the camera so that it is ideally suited for the light conditions in the desired location.
  • Page 48: Disposal

    25 Disposal 25.1 Batteries Please bear in mind that the end user is obliged to return old batteries to a distributor or to a returns location established for this purpose by the legal waste disposal company. 25.2 Device Your consumer electronics device is subject to the 2002/96/EC European directive on disposal of electrical and electronic equipment.
  • Page 49: Trouble-Shooting

    26 Trouble-Shooting Problem Cause Solution Insert the battery correctly (see Battery not correctly inserted. page 9). Camera cannot be switched Use the mains supply or USB Battery not charged. cable to charge the battery (see page 10). The device switches on, but Use the mains supply or USB battery charged...
  • Page 50 Problem Cause Solution The colour of the photos is The white balance (WB) settings Reset the WB (see page 21). abnormal. are incorrect. The photo display is not The photo could be damaged. Run a check on your computer. correct. The image is too light or too Reset the EV bias (see page The EV bias is set incorrectly.