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    P-6000/P-7000 Basics...

  • Page 2: Copyright Notice

    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 equipment.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Introduction About Your Software and User’s Guide Getting Started Unpacking Your P-6000/P-7000 Installing the Battery Charging the Battery Turning the Viewer On and Off Setting the Language, Date, and Time Installing Your Software and User’s Guide Using Memory Cards Inserting and Removing Memory Cards Copying Files from a Memory Card Supported File Formats...

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    Copying and Moving Files to a Folder Deleting Files or Folders Backing Up Files to Your Computer Solving Problems Operating Problems Viewing Problems Replacing the Battery Where To Get Help Appendix Important Safety Instructions Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials Epson America, Inc. Limited Warranty Index...

  • Page 5: Introduction

    Digital) memory cards ◗ Hi-speed USB 2.0 interface to share data with other USB devices ◗ Epson Link2 software to transfer and manage your files from a PC or Macintosh ◗ Direct printing to PictBridge on-screen User’s Guide for instructions) ◗...

  • Page 6: About Your Software And User's Guide

    About Your Software and User’s Guide The following software is included on your P-6000/ P-7000 Multimedia Storage Viewer: ◗ Epson Link2 software to transfer photos, videos, and music back and forth between your computer and viewer ◗ Epson USB Display plug-in to display images from...

  • Page 7: Getting Started

    Getting Started Follow the instructions in this section to set up your P-6000/P-7000. Unpacking Your P-6000/P-7000 Carrying case Strap Epson P-6000/P-7000 Lithium-ion battery Power cord AC adapter USB cable...

  • Page 8: Installing The Battery

    Installing the Battery Open the battery cover. Insert the battery. Close the battery cover. Note: If you need to remove the battery, open the battery cover, and slide the battery release lever to the left. Battery release lever...

  • Page 9: Charging The Battery

    Charging the Battery Plug the AC adapter into the viewer. Connect the power cord to the adapter and plug it into an electrical outlet. light turns on. It takes about 3.5 hours to Charge charge the battery when the viewer is not in use. Caution: Do not use the viewer without the battery installed.

  • Page 10: Turning The Viewer On And Off

    Turning the Viewer On and Off To turn on the viewer, slide the power switch down and release it. Turning Off the Viewer To turn off the viewer, make sure the memory card access light is off (see page 18), then slide the power switch down and hold it until you see the message Shutting Down Note:...

  • Page 11: Setting The Language, Date, And Time

    Setting the Language, Date, and Time When you turn on the viewer the first time, you see the Language setting screen: Press to select setting the date. Press . You see the Date and Time screen: . You see a message about English...

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    Press right or left on the 4-way ring to highlight a setting to change. Press up or down to change the setting. When you’re done changing the date and time, highlight Complete You see the Home screen: Note: If you remove the battery, the date and time settings will be erased after about one day.

  • Page 13: Installing Your Software And User's Guide

    To transfer files between your computer and viewer, convert video and audio files, and create music playlists, you need to install the Epson Link2 software. To use the viewer to display images from Adobe Photoshop applications to maintain color accuracy when editing your images, you need to install the USB Monitor Plug-In.

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    Use the included USB cable to connect the viewer to your computer. Larger end Make sure the viewer is on the Home screen, then press the button to connect to your computer. The viewer LCD screen turns off and your computer recognizes the viewer as a removable drive.

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    P_7000_MAC_SOFTWARE.DMG Double-click the the installation. Follow the instructions on your computer screen to install the Epson Link2 software, USB Display Plug-In, Apple QuickTime (Windows only), and the P-6000/P-7000 on-screen User’s Guide. Note: To install USB Display Plug-In, at least one of the...

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    Note: To view the User’s Guide, double-click its icon on your ® ® desktop. You need to have Adobe Reader or Acrobat installed on your system to view the guide. You can download Adobe Reader at www.adobe.com. Do not remove the software from the viewer after installing it on your computer, in case you need to reinstall it.

  • Page 17: Using Memory Cards

    Using Memory Cards Follow the instructions in this section to insert a memory card and copy files to your P-6000/P-7000. Inserting and Removing Memory Cards The P-6000/P-7000 supports the following types of memory cards: ◗ CompactFlash (CF) memory card (Type2) and MicroDrive ™...

  • Page 18: Using The Cf Card Slot

    Caution: Never remove a memory card while the memory card access light is flashing, or files may be lost or damaged. Make sure you insert memory cards in the correct orientation, or the card and viewer may be damaged. Do not put labels or stickers on memory cards. The sticker may peel off, preventing the card from being ejected and damaging the viewer.

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    To remove a card from the slot, first make sure CF Card the memory card access light is off. Then press the eject button and pull out the card. If the button is not sticking out, press it once to pop it out, then press it again to eject the card.

  • Page 20: Using The Sd Card Slot

    Using the SD Card Slot Insert an SD, SD HC, MultiMediaCard, or MMCplus card into the slot as shown below. Insert it fully into the viewer. To remove a card from the the memory card access light is off. Then press in on the top of the card.

  • Page 21: Copying Files From A Memory Card

    Copying Files from a Memory Card After you insert a memory card (as described on page 18 or 20), you can copy all of the files on the card to Backup Files or copy selected files to the My Photos or My Videos folder on the viewer.

  • Page 22: Copying Selected Files

    Note: The folder is named according to the date, for example, 03292008M.001. You can change the date format by selecting Settings > Date and Time on the Home screen (see page 11). Folders are numbered in the order they are copied. When the backup is complete, you see thumbnail images of the copied photos.

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    Select Browse CF Memory Card Memory Card, displayed. Press the Menu Select Copy/Move Select Select and Copy Files photos are displayed with white checkboxes: checkbox then press . You see your photos button to display the pop-up menu. , then press , then press Browse SD .

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    Use the 4-way ring or jog dial to highlight each photo you want to copy and press selected items are displayed with red Tip: To select all files and folders, press Menu and choose Select All. When you are finished selecting photos, press Use the 4-way ring to select , then press right on the 4-way ring.

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    Deleting Files After Copying You can have files automatically deleted after you copy them to the viewer. On the Home screen, use the 4-way ring or jog dial to select Settings Select Backup Settings Select Process After Backup Choose one of the following settings: ◗...

  • Page 26: Supported File Formats

    The P-6000/P-7000 supports .avi, .mov, .mp4, and .m4v format video files. For more details about the supported file formats, see the on-screen User’s Guide. You can also check epson.com/support for the latest information on supported RAW camera files. Details Minimum size: 320 × 240 pixels...

  • Page 27: Viewing Photos And Videos

    Viewing Photos and Videos Follow the instructions in this section to view photos, create slide shows, and play videos on your P-6000/ P-7000. To share your images, slide shows, and videos with a larger audience, you can connect the viewer to a TV or projector (see page 34).

  • Page 28: Zooming An Image

    You see a screen like this: Select the image you want to view, then press The selected image is enlarged to fill the screen. Zooming an Image When viewing an image at full-screen, you can zoom in or pan around to see details. ◗...

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    Changing How Files Are Displayed You can change your view of the files by pressing the button while in a folder: Display Thumbnails (12 per screen) Mini-thumbnails (64 per screen) Details (file name, backup/copy date, files size)

  • Page 30: Rating Photos

    Displaying Image Information To view information about an image shown at full- screen, press the Display view additional information and a histogram like the following: Press a third time to view the over- or under- Display exposure preview, which highlights areas at both ends of the brightness range.

  • Page 31: Creating A Slide Show

    Select the rating level you want to view, and press . The rated photos appear on the screen. Use the Epson Link2 software to move images and their ratings to your computer for use with certain applications (see your on-screen User’s Guide for details).

  • Page 32: Playing Videos

    Select Slide Show starts. To stop the slide show, press the Slide Show Settings You can select transition effects, timing, and background music for the slide show. To change the settings, select on the Home screen, press Settings Slide Show ◗...

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    Highlight the video file you want to play, then press . The video starts playing. Note: To set the video screen size, press Menu and select Play at Full Screen or Play at Original Size from Play Settings in the pop-up menu. Setting Play at Full Screen displays the image by adjusting the longest side to the LCD display without changing the aspect ratio.

  • Page 34: Showing Photos And Videos On A Tv

    The viewer remembers where you stopped. When you resume, playback starts 3 seconds before the stop point (for videos longer than 1 minute). If you want to restart playback from the beginning, press Settings Play from Beginning ◗ To view information about the video, press .

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    Connect the cable’s three RCA plugs to the video and audio Connect the cable’s mini-plug to the on the side of the viewer. The viewer’s LCD screen turns off. Set the TV or projector to display video input from the viewer. Now you can use all of the viewer’s controls to show photos, videos, and slide shows on your TV or projector.

  • Page 36: Using The Viewer With Usb Devices

    Flash memory drives ◗ Memory card readers ◗ External hard drives ◗ Epson Multimedia Storage Viewers Note: USB hubs are not supported, and some USB devices may not work without a power connection. Epson cannot guarantee the compatibility of any device.

  • Page 37: Connecting A Usb Device

    Connecting a USB Device Before you connect a USB device, connect the AC adapter to the viewer and plug it in. If your USB device has an AC adapter, use it to prevent the possible loss of files during transfer. Open the connector cover on the side of the viewer.

  • Page 38: Copying Files To The Viewer

    Copying Files to the Viewer After you connect a USB device, you can copy all the files to the viewer, or select individual files to copy. On the Home screen, use the 4-way ring or jog dial to highlight USB Device Select Connect to USB Device You see the USB Device menu:...

  • Page 39: Copying Files To A Usb Device

    The folder is named according to the date, for example, date format by selecting on the Home screen (see page 11). Time Folders are numbered in the order they are copied. ◗ If you connected a device that does not contain a DCIM folder in the root folder of the device, or to copy selected files, select in the USB Device menu, then press...

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    Backing Up All Files to a USB Device This process may take some time, depending on the volume of data in the viewer. Follow the instructions on page 37 to connect the USB device. On the Home screen, use the 4-way ring or jog dial to highlight USB Device In the USB Device menu, select...

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    Copying Selected Files to a USB Device You can select individual files or folders to copy. Follow the instructions on page 37 to connect the USB device. Highlight the file or folder you want to copy. Press the Menu Select Copy/Move Select Select and Copy Files...

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    Use the 4-way ring or jog dial to highlight each photo you want to copy, then press The selected items are displayed with red marks. Tip: To select all files and folders, press Menu and choose Select All. When you are finished selecting photos, press Select USB Device ring to select it.

  • Page 43: Playing Music

    You can copy audio files from your computer and play them on the P-6000/P-7000. You can create playlists using your computer and the Epson Link2 software, or using the viewer itself. See your on-screen User’s Guide for instructions on creating a playlist and adjusting audio equalizer settings.

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    Always keep backup copies of your songs, and never transfer your only copies to the viewer. Click the down arrow in the center of the screen to transfer the files to your viewer. Smaller end Epson Link2 , then locate the audio files you icon on your...

  • Page 45: Playing Audio Files

    When the transfer is complete, disconnect the viewer from your computer: ◗ Windows: Right-click the lower right corner of your screen and select Safely Remove Hardware Eject Hardware ◗ Macintosh: Drag and drop the viewer icon to the trash, then remove the USB cable. If you see a message on the viewer asking you to update the music list, click Note:...

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    Select My Music 4-way ring or jog dial, then press Select Music List the songs you transferred to the viewer, select Update Music List Note: To continue playing from a previously played track, select Resume, then press OK. Select a category to start playback, then press right on the 4-way ring.

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    ◗ Genre - Genre name - Artist name - Album name - Track name ◗ All - Track name ◗ Playlist - Playlist name - Track name ◗ Update Music List (to update audio files after transferring them from your computer) Select the track you want using the 4-way ring, then press Controlling Audio Playback...

  • Page 48: Setting Repeat And Shuffle Options

    ◗ To skip back or forward, press left or right on the 4-way ring. Press and hold to rewind or fast-forward. ◗ To return to the previous screen (without stopping the audio), press My Music screen, audio playback stops.) ◗ To display information about the audio file such as code, bit rate, and sampling rate, press Setting Repeat and Shuffle Options...

  • Page 49: Managing Your Files

    Managing Your Files You can copy the files you’ve backed up from memory cards or USB drives to your own folders for special purposes, such as portfolios. You can also back up files from the viewer to your computer. Copying and Moving Files to a Folder Open a folder to a thumbnail view, as shown below, and highlight the file or folder you want to copy or move.

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    Do one of the following: ◗ To copy files to another folder, select and Copy Files ◗ To move files to another folder, select and Move Files Note: To copy or move a single file, select Copy this File or Move this File, then continue with step 5.

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    Use the 4-way ring to select a folder to copy or move the items to. Then do one of the following: ◗ To copy or move the items into the selected folder, press moved. ◗ To copy or move the items into a new subfolder within the selected folder, highlight New Folder section to enter a name for the new folder and...

  • Page 52: Creating A New Folder

    Creating a New Folder To copy items to a new folder, follow steps 1 through 6 in the previous section. When you select the on-screen keyboard appears with the current date entered as the default name for the folder. You can either keep the name or enter a new one. To keep the current name, use the 4-way ring or jog dial to highlight copied to the new folder.

  • Page 53: Deleting Files Or Folders

    Note: You can rename a folder by highlighting it, pressing the Menu button, and selecting Edit > Rename. Folders in Backup Files can’t be renamed. Deleting Files or Folders Highlight the file or folder you want to delete. Press the Menu If you’re viewing files on the thumbnail screen, use the 4-way ring or jog dial to highlight each...

  • Page 54: Backing Up Files To Your Computer

    Backing Up Files to Your Computer You can automatically copy all the files from the viewer’s Backup Files folder to your computer. Connect the AC adapter to your viewer (see page 9). Turn on the viewer and your computer. Use the included USB cable to connect the viewer to your computer.

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    Epson Link2 software. Double-click the desktop to open the program. If you see a message that Epson Link2 has found files in your viewer’s Backup Files folder, click copy the files. Note: Only files that haven’t already been copied will be...

  • Page 56: Solving Problems

    Solving Problems Check this list of common problems and possible solutions. For more troubleshooting tips, check the P-6000/P-7000 User’s Guide on your computer. (See page 13 for instructions on installing and viewing the guide.) Operating Problems The power doesn’t turn on. ◗...

  • Page 57: Viewing Problems

    ◗ The viewer may need to be reset. Use the end of a paper clip to gently press the the viewer’s USB ports. Viewing Problems The LCD screen is dark. ◗ The screen may have turned off automatically to save power, or the viewer may have shut down. Press any button to turn the screen back on, or press down on the power switch to turn the viewer on.

  • Page 58: Replacing The Battery

    Epson provides these technical support services: Internet Support Visit Epson’s support website at epson.com/support and select your product for solutions to common problems. You can download software and documentation, get FAQs and troubleshooting advice, or e-mail Epson with your questions.

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    Speak to a Support Representative Before you call Epson for support, please have the following information ready: ◗ Product name (Epson P-6000 or P-7000) ◗ Product serial number (located on the bottom of the viewer) ◗ Proof of purchase (such as a store receipt) and date of purchase ◗...

  • Page 60: Appendix

    If a battery is swallowed, seek medical treatment immediately. ◗ Use only an Epson lithium-ion battery for the P-6000/P-7000 according to the instructions in this manual. ◗ Use only AC adapter model A351H and the P-6000/P-7000 (model G971A/G971B) to charge batteries.

  • Page 61: Storing The Battery

    Do not charge the battery near open flame or in very hot ◗ locations. ◗ Keep batteries away from heat sources. ◗ Do not leave the battery in a vehicle to prevent the battery from overheating. ◗ Do not insert objects into any openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short-circuit components.

  • Page 62: Responsible Use Of Copyrighted Materials

    Cal. Health & Safety Code § 25249.5 and following) Responsible Use of Copyrighted Materials Epson encourages each user to be responsible and respectful of the copyright laws when using any Epson product. While some countries’ laws permit limited copying or reuse of copyrighted material in certain circumstances, those circumstances may not be as broad as some people assume.

  • Page 63: 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 64: Declaration Of Conformity

    (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Trade Name: Type of Product: Model: Product: Epson America, Inc. MS 3-13 3840 Kilroy Airport Way Long Beach, CA 90806 Telephone: (562) 290-5254 Epson Multimedia Storage Viewer...

  • Page 65: Epson America, Inc. Limited Warranty

    An Epson service technician will provide telephone diagnostic service to determine whether the product requires service. If service is needed, Epson will, at its option, repair or exchange the product without charge for parts or labor. If the product requires...

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    Epson product after its shipment from Epson. This warranty does not cover loss or recovery of any data or software stored on the product. Epson is not responsible for warranty service should the Epson label or logo or the...

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    To find the Epson Authorized Reseller nearest you, visit our website at: www.epson.com. To find the Epson Customer Care Center nearest you, visit www.epson.com/support or write to:...

  • Page 69: Index

    Cable, A/V, CF Card slot, CompactFlash Computer, backing up to, Date and time, setting, Declaration of Conformity, Deleting files, Details view, Disk space, Display button, Displaying Epson adapter, cards, folder views, image information, contacting, Link2 software, Store, warranty,...

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    FCC Compliance Statement, File formats, Files copying from memory card, copying to and from USB devices, copying to computer, deleting, locking, moving to folder, problems, Flickering, Folder view, changing, Folders creating, renaming, viewing contents, Hard drive space, Headphones, Hold button, Images copying to folder, displaying as slide show,...

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    Memory card access light, adapter, copying files, deleting files, inserting and removing, types, Mini-thumbnail view, MultiMediaCard, Music copying to viewer, file formats, playing, My Photos folder, copying files to, My Videos folder, copying files to, P-6000/P-7000, see Viewer Photos, see Images Playing music, videos,...

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    Technical support, Thumbnail view, Troubleshooting, Turning viewer on and off, connecting to, displaying on, Unpacking, USB devices connecting, copying files, types, User’s Guide about, installing, Video file formats, playing, problems, screen size, viewing on TV, Viewer Warranty, Zooming images, features, resetting, setting up, sleep mode,...

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