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HP PB360t
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User Manual


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  • Page 1 HP PB360t Digital Camera User Manual...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Preface About this Manual ... iv Copyright ... iv Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Compliance ... iv Declaration of Conformity ... iv Trademark Recognition ... iv Safety and Handling Precautions ... v Camera Information ... v Battery Information ... v Battery safety notice ...
  • Page 3 Shooting mode Screen Layout ...7 Playback Mode Screen Layout ... 12 Changing the LCD Screen Display ... 14 Using Quick-Set Bar Recording Photos, Videos and Voices Taking Photos ...18 Using the Stabilizer ...18 To adjust the optical zoom ...18 To adjust the digital zoom ...18 Using Intelligent Scene Mode ...
  • Page 4 Zooming Images ...36 Trimming an Image ...36 Playing Video ...37 Playing Audio Recording ...37 Playing Voice Memo ...38 Rotating Images ...38 Adding Photo Frame ...39 Setting Z-Lighting ...39 Setting Playback Menu ...40 Resize ... 40 Voice Memo ... 41 Red-Eye Removal ... 42 Using the Setting Menu Setting Memory KitMaking Connections ...
  • Page 5: Preface

    Preface About this Manual This manual is designed to assist you in using your new digital camera. All information presented is as accurate as possible but is subject to change without notice. For the latest revision, please visit HYPERLINK .
  • Page 6: Safety And Handling Precautions

    Safety and Handling Precautions Camera Information • Do not take apart or attempt to service the camera yourself. • Do not expose the camera to moisture, or extreme temperatures. • Allow the camera to warm up when moving from cold to warm temperatures. •...
  • Page 7: Camera & Battery Recycle Notice

    Lithium-ion Battery Warning Caution: Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by the manufacturer. Dispose of used batteries according to the manufacturer’s instructions. Camera & battery recycle notice In the European Union, do not discard this product and battery as unsorted municipal waste. Contact local authorities for recycling program information.
  • Page 8: Using This Menu

    A transport-provided logical or physical persistent mechanism for transferring connection data between devices. A standardized ASCII file created in a digital camera and stored on removable Digital Print Order Format media along with the image files that indicate how many copies of which (DPOF) images should be printed.
  • Page 9 Terms A camera incorporating an image sensor which outputs a digital signal digital still camera (DSC) representing a still picture, or records a digital signal representing a still picture on a removable medium, such as a memory card or magnetic disk. dynamic range cf.
  • Page 10: Package Contents

    Package Contents Please check the contents of your camera package. It should contain: Digital camera Wrist strap User Manual and Software installation Camera Views Front View 1. Flash Li-ion battery USB cable Quick Start guide 2. Self-tmer LED /AF Assist Lamp 3.
  • Page 11: Back View

    Back View 5. LCD screen Top View 9. Shutter button Bottom View 13. Battery/ SD card compartment Left View 17. Strap ring DISP 8. Display button 10. Stabilizer button 11. LED indicator 12. Power button 14. USB 6. Zoom buttons 7.
  • Page 12: Getting Started

    Getting Started Attaching the Wrist Strap Insert the short loop of the strap in the strap eyelet. Thread the larger loop of the strap though the short loop and pull tight to attach the strap to the camera. Inserting the Battery Please read “Battery Information”...
  • Page 13: Inserting The Battery

    Inserting an SD/SDHC Memory Card Open the battery compartment at the bottom of the camera. Insert the SD/SDHC card into the memory card slot with the metallic part facing the front side of the camera. Push the SD/SDHC card into the memory slot until it clicks into place.
  • Page 14: Initial Settings

    Initial Settings You will be prompted to set up the language, date and time when the camera is turned on for the first time. Setting the Language to move through the selection. Tap to select language. Setting the Date & Time Tap the screen to move through date and time.
  • Page 15 Set the camera to Shooting mode. to launch Quick-Set Bar. Tap the top text box submenu. Tap to select scene. to close menu. Note Scene mode icon may vary depending on the current mode. For more information, see “Setting Snapshot Menu” on page 25. to launch Scene Mode AUTO AUTO...
  • Page 16: Lcd Monitor Layout And Icon Descriptions

    LCD Monitor Layout and Icon Descriptions Shooting mode Screen Layout Item Shooting mode Flash Focus Mode Self-timer / Burst Stabilizer Zoom indicator Shots available Resolution Quality Focus frame Exposure Quick-Set Bar White Balance Metering 0.0EV 0.0EV 3200 3200 Indicating the current shooting mode settings. Indicating flash settings.
  • Page 17 Histogram Battery Playback Mode Screen Layout The Playback mode display varies depending on the type of image being viewed. Playback mode display of still images: Item Battery File no. / Total no. Recording information Quick-Set Bar Next Slideshow A graphic scale for that represents the maximum range of light values in 256 steps (0 = Black, and 255 = White).
  • Page 18 Previous Voice memo DPOF Protect Tap to display previous file. Indicating voice memo is attached. Indicating the file is marked for printing. Indicating the file is protected and cannot be erased until it is selected as unprotected.
  • Page 19 Playback mode of videos: 00:00:53/00:01:11 Item Battery File no. / Total no. Video clip Quick-Set Bar Next Slideshow Previous 27/27 27/27 Description Indicating estimated battery level. Indicating the file number over the total number of files in the storage card. Tap to play the video content.
  • Page 20 Protect System volume Play button Playing status Played time Indicating the file is protected and cannot be erased until it is selected as unprotected. Adjusts and displays volume level. Tap buttons to play / pause / stop / fast forward / rewind movie.
  • Page 21: Playback Mode Screen Layout

    Playback mode of audio clips: 00:00:53/00:01:11 Item Battery File no. / Total no. Audio clip Quick-Set Bar Next Slideshow Previous Description Indicating estimated battery level. Indicating the file number over the total number of files in the storage card. Indicating the file is an audio file Tap to activate the menu.
  • Page 22 Item Protect System volume Play button Playing status Played time Description Indicating the file is protected and cannot be erased until it is selected as unprotected. Adjusts and displays volume level. Tap buttons to play / pause / stop / fast forward / rewind audio playback Displays playing progress.
  • Page 23: Changing The Lcd Screen Display

    Changing the LCD Screen Display The type of information displayed on the LCD screen can be changed using the Display button. OSD on Guide lines on Note • The OSD information may vary depending on the record mode type. • Use the “Guide lines” to aid in subject alignment such as absolute horizontal and vertical. In Playback mode, the LCD display can be changed into any of the following: OSD on LCD display cannot be changed in the following situations:...
  • Page 24: Using Quick-set Bar

    Using Quick-Set Bar The Quick-Set Bar acts as a shortcut menu to adjust basic settings in Record and Playback Mode. The menu icons show the current settings for each function. to launch Quick-Set Bar. to close Quick-Set Bar. Snapshot Mode The Quick-Set Bar in Shooting mode contains nine menu options, three of which are user-defined.
  • Page 25 Video Mode The Quick-Set Bar in Video mode contains 9 menu options. You can easily set basic video settings using the menu options here. Functions with preset settings appear as gray icons. To activate the function submenu, tap the function icon. To access other camcorder settings, tap the Main Menu icon Item Scene Mode...
  • Page 26 Playback Mode. The Quick-Set Bar in Playback mode contains 10 menu options. Unavailable functions or functions with preset settings appear as gray icons. To activate the function submenu, tap the function icon. To access other playback settings, tap the Main Menu icon. Item Artistic Effect Rotate...
  • Page 27: Recording Photos, Videos And Voices

    Recording Photos, Videos and Voices Taking Photos Now that you are familiar with your camera, you are now ready to take your photos. Turn on the camera by pressing the Power button. Frame the shot using the focus bracket on the LCD screen.
  • Page 28: To Adjust The Optical Zoom

    Using the Image Stabilizer • Press the Stabilizer button on top of your camera to enable/disable this function. By enabling the digital image stabilizer, the camera will automatically enhance the sensitivity (ISO speed) to faster shutter speeds to help reduce blurring caused by movement of the camera.
  • Page 29 and then submenu. Tap to select desired scene. Note Scene Mode icon may vary depending on the current settings. The table below displays the available scene mode settings. Icon Item Auto Program Intelligent Scene Portrait Landscape Sunset Backlight Kids Night Scene Fireworks Snow to launch Scene Mode...
  • Page 30 Icon Item Sports Party Candlelight NIght Portrait Soft Skin Soft Flowing Water This feature enhances smooth effects like water or silk. Food Building Text Auction Smile Detection Blink Detection Video Audio Description This feature captures still images in high speed motions. This feature is used for wedding or indoor party settings.
  • Page 31: Using Intelligent Scene Mode

    Using Intelligent Scene Mode With the Intelligent Scene Mode, the camera automatically detects the shooting conditions and switches to the appropriate scene and settings when aiming on a subject. This feature is most useful for novice users to capture great images even without basic knowledge of photography. Intelligent scene icon.
  • Page 32: Using Smile Detection Mode

    The table below shows the modes supported by Intelligent scene: Intelligent Icon Scene Modes Portrait Backlight Landscape Macro Night Scene Using Smile Detection Mode The Smile Detection mode uses smile tracking to automatically capture images. Pressing the shutter button will enable the camera to take continuous shots whenever a smile is detected. This feature is most useful in capturing different angles and smiles of moving people.
  • Page 33: Using Blink Detection Mode

    When a smile is detected, the camera will focus on the subject and the yellow frame turns green. Then, the camera will automatically take a shot of the subject. It will continuously take shots whenever a smile is detected. To stop shooting, press the shutter button again. The smile detection icon stops blinking to denote camera inactivity.
  • Page 34: Setting Flash

    Setting Flash When taking pictures in difficult lighting conditions, use the Flash to get correct exposure. This function cannot be activated in recording movies or continuous shooting. > Flash mode icon. Tap your desired flash mode. Your camera is equipped with six flash modes Auto flash.
  • Page 35: Setting Snapshot Menu

    Setting Snapshot Menu The Snapshot menu allows you to adjust other capture settings. Some menu functions may be disabled depending on current scene mode. In Shooting mode > > move to the next/ previous page of menu selection. To select an item, tap the icon. To change the submenu settings, tap the icon of desired settings.
  • Page 36: Quality

    Quality The Quality function lets you adjust the quality settings of your photos before you capture them. The quality determines the amount of compression applied to your photos. Less file compression results in a more detailed image. However, the higher the quality, the more memory space is required in your memory card.
  • Page 37: Af Area

    AF Area Automatic Focus (AF) determines the area on which the camera focuses. The table below shows the available AF area settings. Icon Item Center The focus area is fixed on the center. Wide The camera automatically selects focus area within the wide frame. Manual Users manually determines the area of focus.
  • Page 38: Photo Frame

    • In Touch Shot mode, release your finger, the camera automatically captures the image. After capturing the image, the yellow focus frame remains on the position where your finger released it. Photo Frame The Photo Frame function allows users to capture image enclosed in a frame for added effects.
  • Page 39: Contrast

    Contrast This function allows you to adjust the contrast of your photos. The table below shows the available Contrast settings. Icon Item High Normal Date Stamp The Date Stamp function allows you to add the recorded date and time on your photos. Once date and time are stamped on a photo, they can no longer be edited or deleted.
  • Page 40: Self-timer/burst Mode

    Self-Timer/Burst Mode Your camera features a Self-timer and Burst which can be set in the Self-timer/ Burst function. The Self-timer allows you to take photos after a pre-defined delay. While burst lets you take consecutive shots. This function is only available in recording still images. The Self-timer/ Burst setting is automatically set to off when you turn off the camera.
  • Page 41: Recording Movies

    Recording Movies To select Video mode, tap Focus your camera on the subject that you want to take. Press the Shutter button to start recording. Use the control to zoom in and zoom out an image. To stop recording, press the Note •...
  • Page 42: Setting Movie Size

    Setting Movie Size The Movie Size function icon appears only in Movie Mode. Use this function to adjust the resolution and quality of movie clips. The table below shows the available size and corresponding image quality settings. Icon Item 640 x 480 848 x 480 320 x 240 640 x 480...
  • Page 43: Playback Menu

    Playback Menu View images, videos and voice recordings through your camera’s Playback mode. Viewing in Single Navigation The Single navigation mode displays the image one by one on the LCD screen. To view images/ videos/voice recordings, follow the steps below. Press the Playback The LCD screen displays an image.
  • Page 44: Viewing In Drag & Play Mode

    Viewing in Drag & Play Mode Press the W button to view files in Drag & Play mode. Flick your finger to the left/right or tap change display to previous/next file. Tap the image/video/voice recording to view/play it normally.recording. Viewing Thumbnails From single navigation mode, press the Tap a thumbnail to view it normally.
  • Page 45: Zooming Images

    Audio Record DPOF File File Error To display or hide the icons on the thumbnail view, press the Display button. Zooming Images The zoom view function works with still images only. In normal view, press the T button to activate zoom function, see picture below. You can zoom view an image from 1x to 12x.
  • Page 46: Playing Video

    4. Tap to trim image. 5. Confirm trim, select whether to: • Yes. Save changes to a new file. • No. Discard changes. • Overwrite. Save and apply changes to the current file. Playing Video 27/27 27/27 During playback, use the the T/W button to increase/decrease volume.
  • Page 47: Playing Voice Memo

    5. Tap to pause playback. Tap 6. Tap to stop playback. The LCD screen displays the movie frame image in Single navigation mode. Playing Voice Memo Voice memo is recorded and attached separately to a See “Voice Memo” on page 40 captured image.
  • Page 48: Adding Photo Frame

    Adding Photo Frame For a more artistic effect, you can frame your still images using the Photo Frame function. This function is for still images only. However, photo frame is not available for images captured in 16:9 image size. View the image you want to add photo frame to. >...
  • Page 49: Setting Playback Menu

    Setting Playback Menu The Playback menu allows you to edit images, delete files, records voice memo, and setup other playback settings. To go to Playback Menu: > > select an item, tap the icon. To change the submenu settings, tap the icon of desired settings.
  • Page 50: Voice Memo

    Voice Memo The Voice Memo function allows you to record and attach a voice memo to a saved image. You can record a maximum of 20 seconds of Voice memo per image. This function is only available for still images. To record voice memo: View image to attach voice memo on the LCD screen.
  • Page 51: Red-eye Removal

    Red-Eye Removal The Red-Eye Removal function is used to reduce red-eye in captured images. This function is only available for still images. Red-eye Removal can be applied to an image several times, but the quality may gradually deteriorate. To activate Red-Eye Removal: View the image on the LCD screen.
  • Page 52: Using The Setting Menu

    Using the Setting Menu Setting menu allows you to configure general camera settings. Submenu options may vary depending on the current mode. Unavailable options are disabled. To go to Setting Menu: > > to move to the next/ previous page of menu selection. Tap a submenu option to change submenu settings.
  • Page 53: Setting Digital Zoom

    Setting Digital Zoom This feature controls the digital zoom mode of your camera. Your camera enlarges an image using the optical zoom first. When the zoom scale exceeds 3x, the camera uses digital zoom. To set Digital Zoom From the Setting menu, tap Digital Zoom. Tap to apply desired settings.
  • Page 54: Setting Auto Power Save

    Setting Auto Power Save The Power Save function allows you to set an idle time after which the camera automatically sets to sleep mode to save power. Setting Date & Time Use the Date & Time function to set the date and time of your camera.
  • Page 55: Resetting

    Resetting The Reset function is used to reset the camera to its initial default settings and to reset file numbering when saving images/videos/voice recordings. To Reset From the Setting menu, select Tap option: Reset File No. • Tap to reset file numbering. To understand folder and file structure of your camera.
  • Page 56: Making Connections Connecting The Camera To A Pc

    Making Connections Connecting the Camera to a PC You can transfer photos, videos and audio files to your PC. Connect the camera to a PC using the USB cable. Turn on the camera. The PC detects the connection. The camera’s internal memory and memory card will appear as removable drives in the PC file manager.
  • Page 57: Connecting The Camera To A Printer

    Connecting the Camera to a Printer You can print your photos directly using a PictBridge compatible printer. PictBridge allows you to print images captured by your camera without connecting the camera to a PC. Print images with a PictBridge compatible printer directly. Turn on your camera.
  • Page 58: Setting Pictbridge Menu

    Setting PictBridge Menu To ensure quality of printed photos, activate the PictBridge menu to setup print settings. To access PictBridge menu, tap Setup in the confirmation selection before printing photos. The table below shows the PictBridge submenu options and their available settings. Submenu Quality Default, Fine, Normal, Draft...
  • Page 59: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Problem Camera does not turn on. Camera turns off automatically. LCD turns blank. Empty battery icon is displayed on the LCD, then the camera turns off. LCD screen displays ‘No image’. LCD screen displays ‘Not available for this file’. LCD screen displays ‘Memory full’.
  • Page 60: Specifications

    Specifications Sensor Lens LCD Monitor Focusing Range Aperture Shutter File Format Exposure Compensation Metering Flash Mode Self-Timer Scene Mode Resolution Video Clip White Balance Effect TV system Interface 12 Mega Pixels, Type: 1/2.3 Focal Length: f = 6.3 - 18.9 mm, 3X optical zoom, 5x digital zoom 3.0”...
  • Page 61 Battery Operating Temperature Operating Humidity Microphone Speaker Dimensions Weight Li-ion battery 0º C - 40º C 0% - 90% Built-in Built-in Max. 97.5 X 56.7 X 17.6 mm Normal: 95.5 X 56.7 X 17.6 mm 130g (without battery and SD card)
  • Page 62: Getting Help

    Should your HP Branded Product require service within the Warranty period, please contact the original point of purchase or an authorized HP reseller in your country. If service is not available at those locations, please contact an HP Branded Product warranty agent from the support contact list provided on this document.
  • Page 63 Contact/Phone Support Country Language België Dutch and German Français French Deutschland German Ireland English Italia Italian Netherlands Dutch Espana Spanish Switzerland German/French/Italian English North America United States English Canada English & French Number + 32 2700 1724 + 33 171230454 + 49 6950073896 + 353 1850882016 + 39 269682189...
  • Page 64 P/N: 7525C00068A...

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