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Epson ELPDC03 User Manual

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EPSON
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ELPDC03
Motion Presentation Camera
User' s Guide

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  • Page 1 EPSON ® ELPDC03 Motion Presentation Camera User’ s Guide...
  • 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 products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Welcome ........1 Using Your Documentation .
  • Page 4 Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera Cleaning the Lenses ....... 22 Cleaning the Document Camera Case .
  • Page 5: Welcome

    Welcome ® he EPSON ELPDC03 Motion Presentation Camera is a document camera that can be connected to all types of projectors and display devices. From boardrooms to auditoriums, you can show still images and motion video in your presentations. The document camera’s lamps provide ample lighting for printed material and 3-D objects.
  • Page 6: Using Your Documentation

    EPSON PrivateLine get help fast. Call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the card included with your document camera. Or take advantage of EPSON’s electronic support services 24 hours a day. See page 27 for more information.
  • Page 7: Setting Up The Document Camera

    Setting Up the Document Camera his chapter tells you how to set up the document camera for a video presentation. You’ll find instructions for the following in this chapter: Unpacking the document camera Unfolding the document camera Positioning the document camera Connecting to a projector or monitor Setting Up the Document Camera...
  • Page 8: Unpacking The Document Camera

    Unpacking the Document Camera After unpacking the document camera, make sure you have all the items shown below: dust cover RCA cable power cord document camera Save all packaging in case you need to ship the document camera. Always use the original packaging (or the equivalent) when you need to send the document camera to another location.
  • Page 9: Unfolding The Document Camera

    Unfolding the Document Camera Follow the steps below to unfold the document camera. 1. While holding down the document camera, press the support release and lift the support until you hear a click. support support release 2. Lift the camera arm until you hear a click. camera arm Setting Up the Document Camera...
  • Page 10 3. Pull the camera head forward until the lens faces the stage (downward) and you hear a click. 4. Unfold the first lamp arm (1) and then the second (2) as shown until they stop. If a protective sheet covers the stage, remove it. Setting Up the Document Camera camera head lens...
  • Page 11: Positioning The Document Camera

    Positioning the Document Camera Before connecting the document camera, you need to decide where to place it. Wherever you place it, be sure to follow these guidelines: Place the document camera on a sturdy, level surface. Make sure there is plenty of space for ventilation around and under the document camera.
  • Page 12: Connecting To A Projector Or Monitor

    Connecting to a Projector or Monitor You can connect the document camera to any projector or monitor that has a composite video or S-Video input port. EPSON projectors and many television monitors support both connections. Computer monitors generally don’t support either connection.
  • Page 13: Connecting The Optional S-Video Cable

    Connecting the Optional S-Video Cable Before you start, make sure your document camera and projector or monitor are turned off. 1. Connect one end of the S-Video cable to the document camera’s port. S-Video 2. Connect the other end of the S-Video cable to the S-Video input port on the projector or monitor.
  • Page 14: Adjusting The Frequency

    Adjusting the Frequency The frequency selection switch is located on the rear of the document camera, next to the S-Video port. It is factory set to 60 Hz. In an area where power frequency is 50 Hz, set the switch to to reduce 50Hz flickering.
  • Page 15: Using The Document Camera

    Using the Document Camera nce you have set up the document camera, you’re ready to turn it on, adjust the image, and give your presentation. This chapter covers the following: Turning on the document camera and other equipment Positioning your document on the stage Adjusting the lighting Adjusting the image Using the camera head as a conventional video camera...
  • Page 16: Turning On Your Equipment

    Turning On Your Equipment Make sure your document camera and other equipment are set up and connected correctly, as described in Chapter 1. Always turn on your projector or monitor first. Then turn on your document camera as described below. Turning On the Document Camera Follow these steps to plug in and turn on the document camera: 1.
  • Page 17 4. Turn on the document camera. After a few moments, the POWER lights and the lamps turn on. POWER switch 5. Place your presentation material on the stage. You should see an image on screen. Once you see your image, turn to page 15 for instructions on making adjustments.
  • Page 18: What To Do If You See A Blank Screen

    What To Do If You See a Blank Screen If an image doesn’t appear, try the following: Positioning Your Document on the Stage Place your document with the top near the rear of the stage. If you need to change the orientation of the document, rotate the camera head 90°...
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Lighting

    Adjusting the Lighting For presenting printed material or 3-D objects, the two lamps will provide ample light. If the ambient lighting in the room is sufficient, however, you may obtain a better image with the lamps off. Press the button on the control panel to turn off the lamps. Press it again Lamp to turn the lamps back on.
  • Page 20: Freezing The Image

    Material with a varying depth of field, little or excessive contrast, or fine repeated patterns may not focus well using the Auto Focus feature. To manually focus these objects, first press the button to turn off automatic focusing. Then use the button on the control panel.
  • Page 21: Using The Camera Head As A Conventional

    Using the Camera Head as a Conventional Video Camera By adjusting the camera head to a horizontal position, you can use the document camera like a conventional video camera. And since the camera output is NTSC, you can present true motion video. To view walls or distant objects, remove the close-up lens by unscrewing it counterclockwise.
  • Page 22: Turning Off And Storing The Document Camera

    Turning Off and Storing the Document Camera When you’ve finished using the document camera, follow these steps to turn off and store it. If you’re using a monitor or projector, shut it down last. 1. Turn off the document camera. 2.
  • Page 23 5. Fold the camera head into the camera arm until you hear a click. 6. Fold the camera arm into the support. Using the Document Camera...
  • Page 24 7. Pull the support lock release lever until you hear a click and the 8. Store the document camera as shown. Using the Document Camera lock is released. Then fold the support down until you hear a click and the support release latches to the stage. support lock release lever...
  • Page 25: Maintaining And Transporting The Document Camera

    Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera warning on a regular basis is keep the lenses and stage clean. Any dirt or smears Before you clean any part of on the lenses or stage may show up on your presented image. the document camera, turn it off and unplug the power You should not replace the lamps or any other parts.
  • Page 26: Cleaning The Lenses

    Cleaning the Lenses Clean the lenses whenever you notice dirt or dust on the surface. Cleaning the Document Camera Case Before you clean the case, first turn off the document camera and unplug the power cord. Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera Use a canister of compressed air to remove dust.
  • Page 27: Transporting The Document Camera

    When you are hand-carrying the document camera, be sure to use the carrying handle. carrying handle Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera note EPSON shall not be liable for any damages incurred during transportation.
  • Page 28 Maintaining and Transporting the Document Camera...
  • Page 29: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems his chapter helps you solve problems with your document camera, and tells you how to contact technical support for problems you can’t solve yourself. This chapter explains the following: Solving problems with the image Contacting technical support Solving Problems...
  • Page 30: Solving Problems With The Image

    Solving Problems with the Image No image appears on the screen. The image contains static or noise. The image is blurry. Solving Problems Check that all cables are properly connected (see Chapter 1) and everything is turned on. Make sure the projector is not in sleep mode. Check the projector documentation.
  • Page 31: Where To Get Help

    24 hours a day, as listed in the following table. Electronic support services Service Access World Wide Web From the internet, you can reach EPSON’s product support at http://support.epson.com. After selecting your product, you can access troubleshooting information, download product documentation, and receive technical advice through e-mail. Presenters Online Access tips, templates, and training for developing successful presentations at http://www.presentersonline.com.
  • Page 32: Telephone Support Services

    Telephone Support Services To use the EPSON PrivateLine Support service, call (800) 637-7661 and enter the PIN on the EPSON PrivateLine Support card included with your document camera. This is the fastest way of speaking to a live representative, and it’s free. This service is available 6 Pacific Time, Monday through Friday, for the duration of your warranty period.
  • Page 33: Technical Specifications

    Technical Specifications General Resolution Lens Signal type Shooting area, maximum 1/4 inch pixels, interline transfer 768 × 494 pixels F=1.4 to 3.0, f=4.1 to 65.6 mm NTSC 12.8 × 9.4 in. (324 × 238 mm) 9.4 in. (238 mm) 12.8 in. (324 mm) Technical Specifications...
  • Page 34: Dimensions

    Shooting area, minimum Zoom Focus Iris White balance Frequency selection Lamps Dimensions Weight Folded (h × w × d) Unfolded (h × w × d) Technical Specifications 0.8 × 0.6 in. (19.6 × 14.7 mm) 0.6 in. (14.7 mm) (19.6 mm) 16×...
  • Page 35: Electrical

    Electrical Rated frequency 50/60 Hz Power supply 100 to 120 VAC 200 to 240 VAC Power consumption lights on 100 to 120 VAC: 16 W 200 to 240 VAC: 17.5 W lights off 100 to 120 VAC: 5.6 W 200 to 240 VAC: 7.5 W Environmental Temperature Operating: 41 to 104 °F (5 to 40 °C)
  • Page 36 Technical Specifications...
  • Page 37: Notices

    Notices his chapter includes safety instructions and other important information about your EPSON document camera. Important Safety Instructions Follow these safety instructions when setting up and using the document camera: Do not place the document camera on an unstable cart, stand, or table.
  • Page 38 Notices Do not place the document camera where the cord can be walked on. This may result in fraying or damage to the plug. Unplug the document camera from the wall outlet before cleaning. Use a damp cloth for cleaning. Do not use liquid or aerosol cleaners.
  • Page 39: Declaration Of Conformity

    Declaration of Conformity According to 47CFR, Part 2 and 15 Class B Personal Computers and Peripherals; and/or CPU Boards and Power Supplies used with Class B Personal Computers EPSON AMERICA, INC. Located at: 3840 Kilroy Airport Way MS: 6-43 Long Beach, CA 90806-2469...
  • Page 40: 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 41: Warranty

    EPSON Dealer or EPSON Customer Care Center. Epson will, at its option, repair or replace on an exchange basis the defective unit, without charge for parts or labor. When warranty service involves the exchange of the product or of a part, the item replaced becomes EPSON property.
  • Page 42 To locate an Authorized EPSON Servicer nearest you, call the EPSON Connection at (562) 276-4394 in the U.S. and (905) 709-3839 in Canada or write to: Epson America, Inc., P. O. Box 93012, MS: 6-33, Long Beach, CA 90809-3012. Notices...
  • Page 43: Index

    12 to 13 unfolding, 5 to 6 Electrical specifications, 31 Environmental specifications, 31 EPSON technical support, 2, 27 to 28 Far button, 16 FCC compliance statement, 36 Focusing image, 15 to 16 Folding document camera, 18 to 20...
  • Page 44 Monitor, connecting, 8 Near button, 16 Picture, see Image Placing documents, 14 Positioning document camera, 7 Power specifications, 31 switch, 13 Printouts, presenting, 14, 15 PrivateLine Support, 2, 28 Problems blank screen, 14 image, 26 to 27 Projector, connecting, 8 Registration, 2 Replacing the lamps, 21 Resolution, 29...