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Silvercrest DV-5300HD User Manual And Service Information

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  Summary of Contents for Silvercrest DV-5300HD

  • Page 1 Digital HD Camcorder with HDMI connection User manual and service information DV-5300HD...
  • Page 2 T S R...
  • Page 3 GmbH. USB is a registered trademark of USB Implementers Forum, Inc. Microsoft and Windows are registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States of America and/or other countries. The SDHC logo is a brand of SD-3C, LLC. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Step 2: Insert the SD card and battery ..........19 Step 3: Switch on the camcorder and configure the basic settings................20 5.3.1 Switching the camcorder on and off ........20 5.3.2 Opening the configuration menu ........21 5.3.3 Configuration menus ............22 Step 4: Install the "TotalMedia™ HDCam" software......24 Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 5 Connecting the camcorder to a TV or computer ......49 6.9.1 Connecting to a TV (AV cable)...........49 6.9.2 Connecting to a TV (HDMI cable)........50 6.9.3 Connecting to a PC (USB cable) ........50 Troubleshooting ..................51 Warranty information and hotline numbers ........53 Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 6: Supplied Items

    English Supplied items 1 x camcorder DV-5300HD 1 x charger DJ04V20500A, SCOPE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 x lithium ion rechargeable battery type PAC-0040, PAC ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 x mains cable 1 x bag 1 x USB/AV cable 1 x HDMI cable 1 x SD card (2 GB) 1 x "TotalMediaHDCam"...
  • Page 7: Safety Instructions

    The manufacturer does not assume any liability if the device ... • is not used as intended. • is damaged or modified prior to connection and use. The camcorder may only be used for private purposes. It is not to be used for industrial or commercial purposes. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 8: Notes On Conformity

    • Never store the camcorder and its accessories in a hot place. High tem- peratures can shorten the service life of electronic devices, damage the batteries and deform or melt plastic components. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 9: Operational Safety

    Keep the camcorder away from high-frequency and magnetic interference sources (e.g. TVs, mobile phones, loudspeakers) to prevent malfunctions. • Never open the battery compartment while recording movies or photos, as saved image data could be corrupted as a result. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 10 Inspect the mains cable from time to time. Do not use adapter plugs or extension cables that do not comply with applicable safety standards, and do not make any alterations to the mains cable or mains plug! Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 11 • Remove the battery immediately if it becomes crushed or damaged, as this can result in discharge of the battery fluid and therefore abnormal ex- pansion of the battery. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 12 − the charger is not subjected to any extreme temperature fluctuations, as this may result in moisture caused by condensation and therefore a short circuit. − the charger is never subjected to excessive shocks and vibrations. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 13: Cleaning

    Do not use any solvents, corrosive or gaseous cleaning agents. Ensure that no moisture penetrates the device. Remember to remove dirt and sand from the watertight seal and the opposite contact surface. Dirt and sand can scratch the surface and affect the water- tightness. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 14: Repair

    Proper disposal in this manner will prevent harm to the environment and hu- man health hazards. For further information about proper disposal contact your local authorities, waste disposal office or the shop where you bought the device. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 15: Technical Data

    Photo: 4 x digital zoom * * No zoom with 1080p resolution and QVGA as well as in Macro Mode Screen TFT; 7.6 cm (3.0"); 960 x 240 pixels; 16:9 format LED light Effective range: < 1 m Mode: On / Off Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 16 100 to 240 V AC; 50 to 60 Hz Power consumption 0.07 A max. Dimensions (W x H x D) 63 x 25 x 90 mm Weight 65 g (without mains cable) Operating temperature 0 °C to 35 °C Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 17: Product Description

    Intel® / AMD dual core CPU or higher • Minimum 1 GB RAM • At least one DirectX9 graphics card (DirectX10 recommended) • CD or DVD drive for installing the software • USB 1.1 connection or higher • Minimum 2 GB free hard disk space Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 18: Operating Elements And Connections

    F: Macro switch; position: for close-up photos, for portrait and landscape photog- raphy. G: Battery compartment cover concealing the battery and the SD card. H: Tripod connection for screwing a tripod to the camcorder. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 19 LCD monitor is open. Q: PLAYBACK, playback button R: MENU, menu button; opens the menu of the current mode. S: MODE, mode button; switches be- tween the "Movie", "Photo" or "Set" modes. T: DISP, display button, shows/hides screen information (symbols). Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 20: Start-Up And Configuration

    The LED on the charger lights up orange while the battery is charging. When the battery is fully charged the LED lights up green. The charging time depends on the output ca- pacity of the battery and the charging condi- tions. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 21: Step 2: Insert The Sd Card And Battery

    1. To open the battery compartment push the latch forwards. 2. Insert the SD card until it engages. To remove the SD card press it down until it is released and can be pulled out. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 22: Step 3: Switch On The Camcorder And Configure The Basic Settings

    The camcorder is switched on as soon as the LCD monitor is opened; it switches off automatically when the LCD monitor is closed. The camcorder can be switched on and off with the on/off button (P) when the LCD monitor is open. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 23: Opening The Configuration Menu

    (L) to select the setting you wish to change (here the year "2010"). 5. Use the up/down navigation but- tons (L) to select the required set- ting. 6. Press the centre navigation button (L) to return to the menu overview. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 24: Configuration Menus

    Use this item to select the TV standard of your country. NTSC: Common in the United States and Ja- PAL: Common in most European countries This setting only applies to the video output, not to image output in HDMI mode. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 25 Select the screen language here. Frequency Here you select the mains frequency of your power network to suppress the flickering of fluorescent lights during recording. In Europe the standard mains frequency is 50 Hz, in the United States 60 Hz. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 26: Step 4: Install The "Totalmedia™ Hdcam" Software

    Always connect your camcorder to the PC before inserting the CD in your CD or DVD drive. Otherwise the software cannot detect the camcorder and it cannot be installed. Proceed as follows: 1. Connect the camcorder to the PC with the supplied USB/AV cable. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 27 4. The language of the user interface is selected in the "Options" menu (at the top right in the programme window) and the "Preferences" menu item (top menu item). Information on the software functions is given in the corresponding online help which is also opened with the "Options" menu. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 28: Operation

    Observe any "Photography prohibited" signs. Such signs mean that it is pro- hibited to record any live performances, improvisations or exhibitions, even for private use. Saving any images or data on storage media is subject to copy- right law restrictions. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 29: Recording Videos

    Change the white balance with the left navigation button (L). − Switch the LED light on and off with the right navigation button (L). − Press the macro switch (F) to activate the Macro Mode. 4. Stop video recording by pressing the record button (M). Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 30: Video Recording Screen

    Shows the recording time. Shows the current exposure value. Shows the remaining available memory space on your card / your internal memory. Shows whether a memory card is inserted or whether files are saved on the internal memory. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 31: Video Recording Menu

    3. Press the centre navigation button (L) to open the menu. 4. Use the left/right navigation but- tons (L) to select the required set- ting. 5. Press the centre navigation button (L) to return to the menu overview. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 32 848 x 480. QVGA: Select this option for setting a resolu- tion of 320 x 240. Note: The digital zoom is not supported in 1080p and QVGA modes. No sound is re- corded in the QVGA mode. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 33 Three stars: Select this option to set a high quality (only available if an SD card is in- serted). One star: Select this option to set a normal quality. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 34: Video Playback

    Adjust the volume by pressing the up/down navigation buttons (L) . − Interrupt playback (pause) by pressing the zoom button "W" (D). Press the zoom button "W" again to resume playback. 5. Stop playback by pressing the centre navigation button (L). Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 35: Video Playback Screen

    English 6.4.1 Video playback screen Item Symbol Description Shows that the camcorder is in Playback Mode. Shows that the file is protected. Shows the recording time. Shows the number of the current video / all videos. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 36: Video Playback Menus

    (here "Delete One"). 3. Press the centre navigation button (L) to open the menu. 4. Use the left/right navigation but- tons (L) to select the required func- tion. 5. Press the centre navigation button (L) to execute the function. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 37 A protected recording is marked with a symbol ( ). You can cancel protection by executing the same function on the protected file. Autoplay Automatic playback of the saved files. Press the centre navigation button (L) to cancel autoplay. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 38: Taking Pictures

    1080P and QVGA or in Macro Mode). − Change the white balance with the left navigation button (L). − Switch the LED light on and off with the right navigation button (L). − Press the macro switch (F) to activate the Macro Mode. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 39: Photo Recording Screen

    Shows the total number of all photos you have taken. Shows the remaining battery power. Shows that the self-timer is activated. Shows the current resolution. Shows the current exposure value. Shows whether a memory card is inserted or whether files are saved on the internal memory. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 40: Photo Recording Menus

    3. Press the centre navigation button (L) to open the menu. 4. Use the left/right navigation but- tons (L) to select the function which you want to change. 5. Press the centre navigation button (L) to return to the menu overview. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 41 3M: Select this option for setting a resolution of 2048 x 1536. 5M: Select this option for setting a resolution of 2592 x 1944. 16M: Select this option for the maximum reso- lution (4608 x 3456). Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 42 10 sec.: Select this option to set a delay of ten seconds. Note: The self-timer switches off automatically when it has been triggered once (Off). If you want to take another photo with the self-timer, it is necessary to set the delay again in this menu. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 43: Photo Playback

    (L). 4. Start photo playback by pressing the centre navigation button (L). 5. Press the right navigation button (L) to scroll to the next image. Press the left navigation button (L) to scroll to the previous image. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 44: Photo Playback Screen

    English 6.6.1 Photo playback screen Item Symbol Description Shows that the camcorder is in Playback Mode. Shows that the file is protected. Shows the number of the current photo / the total number of photos. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 45: Photo Playback Menus

    (here "Delete One"). 3. Press the centre navigation button (L) to open the menu. 4. Use the left/right navigation but- tons (L) to select the required func- tion. 5. Press the centre navigation button (L) to execute the function. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 46 A protected recording is marked with a symbol ( ). You can cancel protection by executing the same function on the protected file. Autoplay Automatic playback of the saved files. Press the centre navigation button (L) to can- cel autoplay. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 47: Uploading Recordings To A Pc

    (USB stick, external hard disk etc.) You can manage and edit your recordings with the "TotalMedia™ HDCam" programme. The programme is provided on the CD supplied with the device (refer to Section "5.6 Step 4: Install the TotalMedia™ HDCam software"). Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 48: Diving With The Camcorder

    (O) it is essential to wait until the camera is completely dry. When opening the covers, have an absorbent cloth to hand to remove water and dirt from around the covers. Ensure that the cover faces downwards when it is opened. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 49 0° to 40 °C. − any impact or shock; this could open the cover of the battery compart- ment (G) and the interfaces (O). • Never immerse the camera in water for longer than 60 minutes. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 50 (G) and the interfaces (O) with a moistened cotton bud. Ensure that the cover faces downwards when it is opened and cleaned. 7. Store the camcorder in a well-ventilated, cool place so that it can dry in the air; avoid direct sunlight and unprotected areas. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 51: Connecting The Camcorder To A Tv Or Computer

    Always read and observe the instructions and information in the docu- mentation supplied with your TV or computer before connecting the cam- corder. 6.9.1 Connecting to a TV (AV cable) You can connect the camcorder to a TV with the supplied USB/AV cable to view photos and videos. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 52: Connecting To A Tv (Hdmi Cable)

    6.9.2 Connecting to a TV (HDMI cable) Alternatively you can connect the camcorder to a TV with the supplied HDMI cable. 6.9.3 Connecting to a PC (USB cable) Connect the camcorder to a PC with the supplied USB/AV cable. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
  • Page 53: Troubleshooting

    None of the buttons There was a short circuit Remove the battery from work. when the camera was the camera and replace connected to another de- it once more. vice. Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
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  • Page 55: Warranty Information And Hotline Numbers

    English Warranty information and hotline numbers Silvercrest DV-5300HD...
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