HP Photosmart Mobile Camera User Manual

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hp Photosmart Mobile Camera
Document Part Number: 350444-001
September 2003


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  • Page 1 User’s Guide hp Photosmart Mobile Camera Document Part Number: 350444-001 September 2003...
  • Page 2 U.S. and/or other countries. SD Logo is a trademark. The information contained herein is subject to change without notice. The only warranties for HP products and services are set forth in the express warranty statements accompanying such products and services. Nothing herein should be construed as constituting an additional warranty.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Ending Your Photo Session ..... . . 2–6 Exiting the Photosmart Mobile Camera Software. . . 2–6 Disconnecting the Photosmart Mobile Camera ..2–6 3 Using the Camera Settings Customizing the Camera Settings .
  • Page 4 Using the Self-Timer ......3–4 Configuring File Settings..... . 3–4 Customizing Video Settings .
  • Page 5: Welcome

    Congratulations on purchasing an HP Photosmart Mobile Camera for your HP iPAQ Pocket PC. Use this guide to find out about setting up your Photosmart Mobile Camera and to learn how it works. The HP Photosmart mobile camera allows you to turn your HP iPAQ Pocket PC into a mobile digital imaging center with 1.3 MP total resolution and 4X digital zoom.
  • Page 6: What's In The Box

    HP Photo Unload Utility HP Mobile Printing for Pocket PC HP Photo Center software What’s In the Box Your HP Photosmart Mobile Camera comes with the following items: ■ HP Photosmart Mobile Camera ■ Software and Drivers CD ■ Protective carrying case ■...
  • Page 7: Using The Hp Photosmart Mobile Camera

    User’s Guide Mobile Camera Function Shows what will be seen in the photo. Allows you to turn the lens to aim at the subject when composing a shot. Interface between your iPAQ Pocket PC and your Photosmart Mobile Camera. 2–1...
  • Page 8: Getting Started

    1. Locate the SD slot on your iPAQ Pocket PC and remove any memory cards or other devices. 2. Insert the Photosmart Mobile Camera until it is firmly seated in the expansion card slot of your Pocket PC. 3. You will hear an audible click when the Photosmart Mobile Camera is fully connected.
  • Page 9: Taking A Picture

    Pocket PC automatically turns on in Capture mode. When you see the camera’s digital viewfinder on the screen of your iPAQ Pocket PC, you’re ready to begin using your Photosmart Mobile camera. Below are the components of the Capture mode screen.
  • Page 10 Shutter button Camera status icons To take a picture: 1. Rotate the lens body on the Photosmart Mobile Camera to frame the subject you want to photograph in the digital viewfinder. 2. Make sure that both you and your subject are still to ensure a clear image.
  • Page 11: Using Digital Zoom

    1. From the Command Bar, tap Mode > Video. 2. Rotate the lens body on the Photosmart Mobile Camera to frame the subject you want to record in the digital viewfinder. 3. Tap the Shutter button to begin recording your video.
  • Page 12: Ending Your Photo Session

    1. Push the Photosmart Mobile Camera down into the iPAQ Pocket PC until you hear a click. 2. Pull the Photosmart Mobile Camera out of the Pocket PC. Note: Store your Photosmart Mobile Camera in the case that comes with it when you are not using it.
  • Page 13: Using The Camera Settings

    Using the Camera Settings Customizing the Camera Settings Besides simple “point-and-shoot” photography, your Photosmart Mobile Camera includes many other features. This section describes the features that allow you to customize your camera settings for different photography environments. Features include: ■...
  • Page 14: White Balance

    White Balance Adjusts the color balance in the image depending on the lighting conditions. The possible White Balance settings are: ■ Auto (default)—Automatically selects the best white balance for the shot. ■ Sun—Best for outdoor shots with natural lighting. ■ Tungsten—Best for indoor shots using incandescent lighting.
  • Page 15: Resolution

    Resolution Choose from four resolutions or sizes of pictures. Larger resolution size pictures require more storage space and may also take longer to process and send. ■ 1280 x 1024 pixels (default) ■ 1280 x 960 pixels ■ 640 x 480 pixels ■...
  • Page 16: Using The Self-Timer

    4. Tap OK to exit the Settings menu. Configuring File Settings The settings menu on the Photosmart mobile camera allows you to specify how images are named and stored on your iPAQ Pocket PC. Using the File > Menu settings, you can change the filename prefix of images you capture and adjust the image counter.
  • Page 17: Customizing Video Settings

    4. Tap OK to exit the Settings menu. Tips for Taking Better Pictures There are a number of things you can do to ensure the pictures you take with your HP Photosmart Mobile Camera are of the highest possible quality. ■...
  • Page 18 ■ Change the White Balance setting to the appropriate type of lighting, or choose None under the following conditions: ❏ Pictures taken with indoor lighting appear tinted (either bluish or yellowish). ❏ The picture is composed of a uniform, primary color (for example, a close-up shot of lemons or oranges).
  • Page 19: Using Ipaq Image Zone

    Using iPAQ Image Zone Using iPAQ Image Zone, you can: ■ View pictures stored on your iPAQ Pocket PC or on a storage card ■ Record sounds with pictures ■ View a slideshow ■ Print pictures Note: You can find more information on using iPAQ Image Zone in the Help files.
  • Page 20: Viewing A Picture Full-Screen

    To view images in a different folder: 1. Tap File > Change Folder. 2. Select the desired folder. 3. Tap OK. Viewing a Picture Full-Screen To view a picture full-screen, and to be able to zoom in or out: 1. Tap a thumbnail to select the picture. 2.
  • Page 21: Viewing A Slideshow

    Printing has been installed on your iPAQ Pocket PC. HP Mobile Printing software can be found on the Software and Drivers CD that came with your HP Photosmart Mobile Camera, or you can find it on the website at User’s Guide Using iPAQ Image Zone www.hp.com/go/pocketpcprint...
  • Page 22 Using iPAQ Image Zone To print a picture: 1. Select the picture to be printed by tapping on its thumbnail. 2. Tap File > Print. User’s Guide 4–4...
  • Page 23: A Regulatory Notices

    Federal Communications Commission Notice 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. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio...
  • Page 24: Modifications

    Modifications The FCC requires the user to be notified that any changes or modifications made to this device that are not expressly approved by Hewlett-Packard Company may void the authority to operate the equipment. Declaration of Conformity for products marked with the FCC logo—United States only This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules.
  • Page 25: Avis Canadien

    Avis Canadien Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Règlement sur le matériel brouilleur du Canada. Korean Notice European Notice Products bearing the CE marking comply with the EMC Directive (89/336/EEC) and the Low Voltage Directive (73/23/EEC) issued by the Commission of the European Community, and if this product has telecommunication functionality, the R&TTE Directive (1999/5/EC).

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