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  • Page 1 HP Photosmart R507/R607 digital camera with HP Instant Share User's Manual...
  • Page 3 Copyright and Trademark Information © 2004 Copyright Hewlett-Packard Development Company, LP Reproduction, adaptation, or translation without prior written permission is prohibited, except as allowed under the copyright laws. The information contained in this document is subject to change without notice. Hewlett-Packard shall not be liable for errors contained herein or for consequential damages in connection with the furnishing, performance, or use of this material.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Chapter 1: Getting Started ......11 Setup ........12 Installing the Camera Dock Insert (Optional) .
  • Page 6 Total Images Summary Screen ....72 Selecting Images for Printing ....72 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 7 Preview Panorama ..... . 84 Chapter 4: Using HP Instant Share ....85 Setting Up the HP Instant Share Menu on the Camera .
  • Page 8 Resetting the Camera ..... . .112 Using Your Camera without Installing the HP Image Zone Software ....113 Transferring Images to a Computer without HP Image Zone Software .
  • Page 9 Appendix A: Managing Batteries ..... .151 Top Points About Batteries ....151 Extending Battery Life .
  • Page 10 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 11: Chapter 1: Getting Started

    HP Photosmart printer or PictBridge-compatible printer without ever connecting to your computer.
  • Page 12: Setup

    Camera Parts Installing the Camera Dock Insert (Optional) If you buy the HP Photosmart R-series dock, you will notice one or more clear dock inserts included in the box with the dock. When setting up the dock for use...
  • Page 13: Installing A Memory Card (optional)

    Installing a Memory Card (Optional) NOTE If you do not have a memory card, skip this section and go on to the next section, page 14. Your camera contains internal memory that allows you to store images and video clips. However, you can use a memory card (purchased separately) instead to store images and video clips.
  • Page 14: Installing The Battery

    Installing the Battery Your camera uses a rechargeable HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery (L1812A). NOTE The battery that was shipped with your camera is partially charged, but you should fully charge it before using it the first time. You can charge the battery while it is in the camera.
  • Page 15: Attaching The Ferrite To The Ac Adapter Cord

    The ferrite will not degrade the performance or safety of the camera. Attach the ferrite to the thin HP AC adapter cord (the cord that attaches to the camera, not the cord that attaches to the wall) in...
  • Page 16: Charging The Battery

    Recharger (see Accessories on page 161). Plug the power cord into the HP AC adapter. If more than one power cord is in the box, use the cord that is appropriate for power outlets in your country. Plug the other end of the power cord into an electrical outlet.
  • Page 17: Turning On Power

    NOTE Digital cameras use batteries at a much faster rate than film cameras. Battery life in digital cameras can be measured in hours and minutes of use rather than the years more typical of film cameras. Battery life may also vary dramatically from one user to another, depending on what modes the camera is being used in most frequently.
  • Page 18: Setting The Date And Time

    See Chapter 6: Using the Setup Menu page 103. on page 67). buttons. button when you have entered the Menu/OK Date & Time HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Playback menu Menu/OK button button to button. The setting in the...
  • Page 19: Installing The Software

    Explorer 5.01 Service Pack 2 on Windows 98, 98 SE, or Me. Close all programs and temporarily disable any virus protection software running on your computer. Insert the HP Image Zone software CD into the CD drive of your computer. Follow the instructions in the installation screen that automatically appears.
  • Page 20: Macintosh

    Macintosh Close all programs and temporarily disable any virus protection software running on your computer. Insert the HP Image Zone software CD into the CD drive of your computer. Double-click the CD icon on the computer desktop. Double-click the installer icon, and then follow the on-screen instructions to install the software.
  • Page 21: Camera Parts

    Camera Parts NOTE Refer to the pages in parentheses after the part names for more information about those parts. Back of the Camera # Name Viewfinder (page 31) Viewfinder lights Chapter 1: Getting Started Description Allows you to frame the subject of your pictures or video clips.
  • Page 22 Off—Camera is not writing to either the internal memory or to an optional memory card that is installed. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual blinking—An error has...
  • Page 23 Image Display. Allows you to mark the current image for printing later when you connect the camera to your computer or directly to any HP Photosmart printer or PictBridge- compatible printer. Turns the HP Instant Share off on the Image Display.
  • Page 24: Top Of The Camera

    Takes a picture and records audio. (Around the Shutter Solid—Camera is on. Blinking slowly—Camera is off and is charging the battery. Off—Camera is off. Starts and stops recording a video clip. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Macro, Normal settings. button.)
  • Page 25: Front, Side, And Bottom Of The Camera

    Allows you to connect a USB cable from the camera to a USB-enabled computer or printer. Allows you to connect the HP AC power adapter to the camera to either operate the camera without a battery, or recharge the lithium ion rechargeable battery in the camera.
  • Page 26: Camera States

    HP Photosmart R-series dock. Allows you to mount the camera on a tripod. Allows access to insert and remove the battery and an optional memory card. on page 27. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Chapter 2: on page 31.
  • Page 27: Camera Menus

    Camera Menus Your camera has five menus that, when accessed, appear in the Image Display on the back of the camera. When any menu is displayed, you can then access the other menus by using the menu tabs at the top of the screen. To display another menu, use the buttons to move to the menu tab for that menu.
  • Page 28 Using the on page 90. , you must first set up the menu. , first menu, then use . For Setup , first menu, then use . For Help HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Setting Up the HP on page 86.
  • Page 29: Using The Help Menu

    Using the Help Menu Help Menu using your camera. Use the buttons to move across the menu tabs to the Help Menu Image Display. Use the to read. Press the Menu/OK Use the read it. Press the Menu/OK to the Help Menu Camera Status Screen A status screen appears for a few...
  • Page 30 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 31: Chapter 2: Taking Pictures And Recording Video Clips

    Chapter 2: Taking Pictures and Recording Video Clips Taking Still Pictures You can take a picture almost any time the camera is on, regardless of what is being shown on the Image Display. For example, if a menu is currently displayed when you press the Shutter button, the menu will be canceled, and the camera will take a picture.
  • Page 32: Recording Audio With Still Pictures

    Shutter button all the way down again Record Audio Panorama Burst settings. button all the way down to take the picture. Shutter button down to record the HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual on page 83. mode, or when Shutter button.
  • Page 33: Orientation Sensor

    Audio recording stops when you release the otherwise, the audio will continue recording for up to 60 seconds or until the camera runs out of memory, whichever happens first. After recording has stopped, the image is displayed for several seconds in Display.
  • Page 34: Recording Video Clips

    Live View is on, a Using Live View Self-Timer Menu/OK on the camera to review the video clips HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual on page 35.) Video Self-Timer - on page 43), Self-Timer - 2 Shots button.
  • Page 35: Using Live View

    Battery level when using battery power (actual icon shown depends on the state of your camera battery; Battery Gauge AC power when using the HP AC power adapter or optional HP Photosmart R-series dock Chapter 2: Taking Pictures and Recording Video Clips...
  • Page 36: Focusing The Camera

    (default is Using Auto Focus Live View screen show the focus on page 35.) When you viewfinder light blinks green and the turn red when the camera is unable HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual on page 36) Live View...
  • Page 37 If the viewfinder light blinks green and the focus brackets turn red, release the your picture or video clip, and then press the halfway down again. If the blink green and the focus brackets continue to turn red after several tries, there may not be enough contrast or light in the focus region.
  • Page 38: Using Focus Lock

    Shutter button halfway down while you button all the way down to take the picture. button lets you toggle between three focus Live View HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual screen). Auto focus has a...
  • Page 39: Understanding The Focus Search Priority

    Setting Description Super Macro Use when taking close-up pictures of subjects less than 0.18 m (7 in) away. In this setting, the camera will not take a picture if it cannot find focus (the viewfinder light blinks green and the focus brackets turn red in the distance range of 0.06 m to 0.25 m (2.5 to 10 in).
  • Page 40: Using Zoom

    Press the Zoom In to the maximum level, then release the button. ) appears in the Super Macro Zoom In on the on the Zoom lever HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Live View focus range. Super to optically zoom in...
  • Page 41: Setting The Flash

    Press Zoom In until you reach the desired size in the Image Display. A yellow frame surrounds the area of the image that will be captured. The resolution number on the right side of the screen also becomes smaller as you digitally zoom. For example, place of 4MP, indicating that the image is being reduced to a size of 3.2 Megapixels.
  • Page 42 It then continues to expose as if the flash had not fired to gather the background (see the following NOTE for a description of red-eye reduction). setting. Holding down the HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Menu/OK...
  • Page 43: Using The Self-timer Settings

    NOTE The red-eye phenomenon is caused by light from the flash reflecting off the subjects’ eyes, which sometimes makes a human’s or animal’s eyes appear red in the captured image. When you use a flash setting with red-eye reduction, the camera flashes twice, minimizing the red-eye in the captured images of humans or animals.
  • Page 44 Focus Lock, the camera will lock settings, but you can add an audio clip later on page 83). Self-Timer or the HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Self-Timer - 2 Shots, the button all the way Video button and Self-Timer - 2 Shots...
  • Page 45: Using The Burst Setting

    Using the Burst Setting NOTE Burst setting does not work in while recording video clips. You also cannot record audio when using the clip later (see does not work while using the Burst allows you to take approximately 5 still pictures in a row as quickly as the camera possibly can.
  • Page 46: Mode Button

    This mode lets you capture bright, outdoor scenes and Beach & Snow balance out harsh lighting. Mode buttons to scroll to the desired Action Landscape HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual button on the Mode button Auto mode to capture mode to Portrait...
  • Page 47: Picture Quality For Long Exposures

    Setting Description Sunset The focus starts at infinity and the flash is set to Off. This mode improves the saturation of sunset colors and retains the warmth of the scene with a bias towards the orange colors of the sunset. Aperture This mode lets you select the F-number (aperture) Priority...
  • Page 48: Using Panorama Mode

    Using Panorama Mode NOTE If the HP Image Zone software is not installed on your computer, see HP Image Zone Software Panorama mode allows you to take a sequence of 2–5 pictures that can be “stitched” together in order to capture a scene too wide to fit into a single picture.
  • Page 49: Taking A Panoramic Sequence Of Pictures

    Taking a Panoramic Sequence of Pictures Press the Mode the camera until the mode appears in the Image Display. The camera switches to Live View with the Image Display. You are now ready to take the first picture in your panoramic sequence. NOTE Panorama images are stitched together from left to right, so your first image must be at the left-most end of...
  • Page 50: Using The Capture Menu

    Menu, press the Menu/OK buttons to scroll through the to select a highlighted option Menu, highlight the HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual on page 84. Live View button. If the image Capture Menu buttons to change...
  • Page 51: Help For The Menu Options

    To restore Capture Menu you turned the camera off, hold down the as you turn the camera back on. Help for the Menu Options Help... is the last option in each of Capture sub-menus. The option provides information about that Capture menu option and its settings.
  • Page 52: Image Quality

    Image Quality (page 50), select buttons to Live View to save the setting and return to the sub-menu has four pre-defined settings, as setting. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Compensation. Live View screen Menu/OK...
  • Page 53 NOTE The resolution portion of all the except for the (Megapixels), such as the number of Megapixels, the higher the resolution. In the case of the pixels (0.25 MP), which is the lowest resolution. The compression portion of the represented by the stars. The more stars, the less compression of the image, and the higher the quality.
  • Page 54 Images will be 640 by 480 (lowest) resolution and have medium compression. This is a memory- efficient setting, but produces the lower quality images. This setting is good for images you want to send via e-mail or post to the Internet. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Image...
  • Page 55: Custom Image Quality

    Image Quality images, but also the number of images that can be stored either in the internal memory in the camera or on an optional memory card. Images with higher resolution and lower compression will take up more space than images with lower resolution and/or higher compression.
  • Page 56 See sub-menu Custom... buttons to move setting. The following tables help to save the custom Capture Menu. setting will appear in the Digital Zoom on page 40. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Image Quality setting Live View...
  • Page 57: White Balance

    White Balance Different kinds of lighting conditions cast different colors. For example, sunlight is more blue, while indoor tungsten light is more yellow. Scenes dominated by a single color may require an adjustment of the white balance setting to help the camera reproduce colors more accurately and ensure that whites appear white in the final image.
  • Page 58: Manual White Balance

    Menu/OK button when you turn the camera option, the screen portion of the setting, simply press the Manual White Balance button. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual White Balance Auto setting, the Live setting resets Menu/ screen without...
  • Page 59: Iso Speed

    To change the Manual White Balance Point the camera at a white or gray target (such as a piece of paper), making sure that the entire screen encompasses the white or gray target. Press the Shutter The camera then calculates a custom based on the region inside the focus brackets.
  • Page 60: Ae Metering

    Capture ISO Speed button when you turn the camera back on (page 50), screen behind the to save the setting and return to the HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Auto setting, the Live View setting resets to...
  • Page 61 The following table explains the settings in more detail: Setting Description Average The camera uses the entire scene region to measure and calculate exposure. Use this setting when you want everything in the picture to be used equally when calculating exposure. Center- The camera uses a large area in the center of the Weighted...
  • Page 62: Adaptive Lighting

    When Adaptive Lighting take longer to store an image in memory, since the image is being processed before storing it. Panorama Lighting: With is turned on, the camera will HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual mode or when Adaptive Adaptive Lighting:...
  • Page 63 You can use Adaptive Lighting recommended as a replacement for flash. Unlike flash, Adaptive Lighting does not affect exposure settings, so brightened areas may appear “noisy” or grainy, and indoor or night images may be blurry if taken without a regular flash or a tripod.
  • Page 64: Color

    (page 50), select Color. screen behind the to save the setting and return to the Color Menu/OK button when you turn the camera HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Color Black & setting resets to the...
  • Page 65: Saturation

    Saturation This setting allows you to determine how saturated the colors will be in your pictures. In the Capture Menu In the Saturation buttons to highlight a setting. Press Menu/OK setting and return to the Menu. The following table helps explain the settings in more detail: Setting Description Mutes colors to give a softer, more “natural”...
  • Page 66: Sharpness

    If the new setting is anything other than the default setting, the icon for the setting (in the previous table) will appear in the Live View (page 50), select Sharpness. sub-menu, use to save the Capture screen. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Medium...
  • Page 67: Date & Time Imprint

    The new setting remains in effect until it is changed again or until the camera is turned off. The the default Medium Holding down the back on will restore this setting to what it was when you turned it off. Date &...
  • Page 68 (in the previous table) will appear in the Live View screen. The new setting remains in effect until it is changed again, even when you turn the camera off. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual setting,...
  • Page 69: Reviewing Images And Video Clips

    Print button to select still images that you want to have printed automatically the next time you connect the camera to your computer or directly to any HP Photosmart or PictBridge-compatible printers. See Selecting Images for Printing on page 72. While in Playback, you can also use the...
  • Page 70: Using Playback

    During Playback, the Image Display also indicates additional information about each image or video clip. The following table describes this information. button to activate Playback. The most Playback button again. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual buttons to...
  • Page 71 Battery level when using battery (actual icon shown depends on the state of your camera battery; see Battery Gauge AC power when using the HP AC power adapter or optional HP Photosmart R-series dock. Displays for the first few seconds when you enter...
  • Page 72: Total Images Summary Screen

    HP Photosmart or PictBridge- compatible printers. NOTE...
  • Page 73: Viewing Thumbnails

    To select a still image for direct print: Press the Print Use the number of copies you want to print. The maximum number of copies is 99. The printer with the number of copies that you set appears in the lower right- hand corner of the image.
  • Page 74: Magnifying Images

    HP Instant Share (page 70), (same as Zoom lever. The buttons to pan around the Zoom Out HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual view and view) is displayed in full icon signifies that it is icon indicates the icon icon to increase or decrease...
  • Page 75: Using The Playback Menu

    Chapter 3: Reviewing Images and Video Clips button to exit Magnify allows you to delete still images or video HP Image Advice Menu, press the Playback button first, then press the buttons to highlight the options are explained later in...
  • Page 76 Still Image Screen 1: Still Image Screen 2: Playback Playback Menu/OK Playback Video Clip Screen 1: Video Clip Screen 2: HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Menu. If, Menu, you decide again to Menu, you Exit option Playback Menu Playback Menu...
  • Page 77 Icon Description Delete delete this image or video clip, delete the entire panoramic sequence of images, delete all images and video clips, format the internal memory or an optional memory card, and undelete the last deleted image. (See Remove Red Eyes appears in the eyes of human subjects in still images.
  • Page 78 Visible if this is a video clip, with the length of the video clip displayed to the left of the icon. Panorama shooting mode. (See on page 48.) Chapter 4: Using HP Instant Share Selecting Images for on page 72.) HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Using HP Instant Share.
  • Page 79: Delete

    Delete In the Playback Menu when you select Delete, the sub-menu displays. The menu provides the following options: Cancel—Returns you to the Playback Menu the image. This Image—Deletes the currently displayed image or video clip. NOTE When one shot from the center of a panoramic sequence is deleted, all of the panorama tags are removed, therefore breaking the panoramic sequence.
  • Page 80: Remove Red Eyes

    To return to the Menu/OK button. Cancel—Returns to the red eye changes. Undelete Delete All Images (page 75), when you select Remove Red Eyes Playback Menu HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual operation. Remove Red Remove Menu, press the without saving the...
  • Page 81: Image Advice

    Image Advice NOTE This menu option is not available for video clips or for images that were copied to the camera. In the Playback Menu Advice, the camera checks the image for any problems with focus, exposure, and so forth. If there are any problems, an analysis appears on the Image Display listing the problem, its cause, and the...
  • Page 82 File name of the image in internal memory or on an optional memory card Playback Menu Aperture Priority, Panorama) setting (Red-Eye, Focus setting Capture Menu settings HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual view of the image. Flash Flash Off, (Macro, Super Macro) EV Compensation...
  • Page 83: Record Audio

    Description File size of the image in internal memory or on an optional memory card In addition to the Image Info screen displays the time that this image was captured or this video clip was recorded. Record Audio NOTE This menu option is not available for video clips. To record an audio clip for a still image that does not already have an audio clip attached to it: In the...
  • Page 84: Rotate

    Rotate menu, the image will be saved in its displays a low-resolution, stitched image of (page 75), select Menu/OK to exit the Playback Menu. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Panorama mode. Preview Panorama. buttons to scroll to the Preview Panorama...
  • Page 85: Using Hp Instant Share

    86. Use the HP Instant Share Menu camera for particular Using the HP Instant Share Menu Selecting All Images for HP Instant Share Destinations page 92 or Selecting Individual Images for HP Instant Share Destinations on page 93.
  • Page 86: Setting Up The Hp Instant Share Menu On The Camera

    Make sure that the HP Image Zone software is installed on your computer (see page 19). Turn on the camera, and then press the button on the back of the camera.
  • Page 87 Connect the camera to your computer by using either the special USB cable for connecting the camera to a computer that came with your camera, or the optional HP Photosmart R-series dock: • Connect the camera to the computer with the USB...
  • Page 88: Setting Up Destinations On A Windows Computer

    Setting Up Destinations on a Windows Computer At the Welcome Set Up Your HP Instant Share Destinations appears. Any HP Instant Share already set up will be listed here. Click destination to your camera Go Online screen appears, prompting you to connect to your Internet service provider.
  • Page 89: Setting Up Destinations On A Macintosh Computer

    Use my local e-mail application directly to the e-mail address(s) you specify below in this screen without using • Select Use HP Instant Share e-mail and services HP Instant Share Click to add the new destination to the camera’s Instant Share Menu.
  • Page 90: Using The Hp Instant Share Menu

    Menu. When the computer HP Instant Share Menu HP Instant Share HP Instant Share Menu options as shown in the following screen. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual HP Instant Share HP Instant Share Update on the HP Instant Share button on the...
  • Page 91 HP Instant Share Setup... and other Instant Share Menu Share Menu on the Camera Chapter 4: Using HP Instant Share lets you share all still images in lets you add more e-mail HP Instant Share destinations to the .
  • Page 92: Selecting All Images For Hp Instant Share Destinations

    HP Instant destinations. buttons to scroll Menu/ Share All Images button again. Menu. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual HP Instant Share HP Instant Share HP Instant Share EXIT to return to the...
  • Page 93: Selecting Individual Images For Hp Instant Share Destinations

    Menu. To deselect the destination, press the button again. Repeat steps 3 and 4 to select any other destinations for this image. Chapter 4: Using HP Instant Share button again to exit the Menu. Transferring Images to a Computer HP Instant Share destinations.
  • Page 94: How Hp Instant Share E-mails Images

    HP Instant Share HP Instant Share Transferring Images to a Computer destinations. Macintosh users will need to HP Instant Share HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual buttons, and repeat destinations for buttons HP Instant Share HP Instant Share Menu.
  • Page 95 Macintosh, they will be displayed in the HP Instant Share application. Simply follow the instructions in the HP Instant Share application to send your messages and post your images on the web page. Chapter 4: Using HP Instant Share...
  • Page 96 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 97: Transferring And Printing Images

    • The HP Image Zone software is installed on your computer (see transfer images to a computer that does not have the HP Image Zone software installed on it, see Camera without Installing the HP Image Zone Software on page 113.
  • Page 98 Simply click box. Turn on the camera. The HP Image Transfer software will launch on your computer. If you have set the software to automatically transfer the images in the camera, the images will automatically transfer to the computer. Otherwise, in the...
  • Page 99: Printing Panoramas

    When a set of images marked as a panoramic sequence is transferred to your computer with ArcSoft Panorama Maker application that was installed with HP Image Zone stitches the images together to form a single panoramic image. This panoramic image can then be printed from Panorama...
  • Page 100: Printing Panoramas From Hp Image Zone

    See the dock User’s Manual for instructions. You can connect the camera directly to any HP Photosmart printer or PictBridge-compatible printer to print images. You can then print either all images in the camera, or just those...
  • Page 101 USB cable for connecting the camera directly to an HP printer. Connect the square end of that USB cable to the HP printer. • If you are connecting the camera to a printer displaying the PictBridge logo (see right)
  • Page 102 Print button again to return to the Print Setup menu look correct, press Print Setup menu using the arrow keys screen showing the page layout that will Print Size HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual buttons to adjust the Paper Size.
  • Page 103: Using The Setup Menu

    Chapter 6: Using the Setup Menu Setup Menu allows you to adjust a number of camera settings, such as the camera sounds, date and time, and the configuration of the USB or TV connection. To display the Setup Camera Menus to move to the menu tab for the Screen 1: Use the...
  • Page 104: Camera Sounds

    The new setting remains in effect until it is changed again, even when you turn the camera off. setting is High. (page 103), select sub-menu, to save the setting Setup Menu. (page 103), Live View Off. to save the Setup HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Camera Sounds. can save battery...
  • Page 105: Date & Time

    Date & Time This setting allows you to set the date/time format, as well as the current date and time for the camera. This is usually done when you first set up the camera; however, you may need to re-set the date and time when you are travelling to different time zones, or if the date and time is incorrect.
  • Page 106: Usb Configuration

    Mass Storage Device Class (MSDC) standard. Use this setting to transfer images to a computer that does not have the HP Image Zone software installed on it (see Transferring Images to a Computer without HP Image Zone Software on page 114).
  • Page 107: Tv Configuration

    TV Configuration This setting allows you to set the format of the video signal for displaying camera images on a television (TV) that is connected to the camera with an optional HP Photosmart R- series camera dock. The default TV Configuration that you selected when you turned on the camera for the first time.
  • Page 108: Language

    Once the move is complete, you return to the (page 103), sub-menu, to save the Setup option is available in the (page 103), if you press option is highlighted and there is Setup Menu. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Setup Menu/OK when...
  • Page 109: Reset Settings

    Reset Settings This option allows you to reset the camera to the factory default settings. In the Setup Menu In the Reset All Settings? two choices: • Cancel — Exits the menu without resetting any of the settings. • Yes —...
  • Page 110 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 111: Troubleshooting And Support

    NOTE For more information about solutions to problems mentioned here, as well as any other issues you might have with you camera or the HP Image Zone software, see the HP Customer Support website: Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Support www.hp.com/support...
  • Page 112: Resetting The Camera

    Remove the battery from the camera, and make sure the HP AC power adapter is not connected to the camera. The Reset switch is the small hole located above the battery slot, as shown.
  • Page 113: Using Your Camera Without Installing The Hp Image Zone Software

    Installing the HP Image Zone Software If you do not, or cannot, install the HP Image Zone software on your computer for some reason (such as there is not enough RAM in your computer, or your computer is not running a supported operating system), you can still use your camera to take pictures and video clips.
  • Page 114: Transferring Images To A Computer Without Hp Image Zone Software

    If you do not, or cannot, install HP Image Zone on your computer, there are two ways to transfer images from your camera to the computer: using a memory card reader, or configuring the camera as a disk drive.
  • Page 115 Transferring Images to a Windows Computer Remove the memory card from your camera and insert it into the memory card reader (or the memory card slot in your computer or printer). Right-click on the select Explore from the menu. A screen appears that will show a list of disk drives under Computer.
  • Page 116 The images will be stored in the iPhoto application itself, so to access them later, just start up iPhoto. Playback menu in the camera). Download All Pictures Movies HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual button to folder Import...
  • Page 117: Configuring The Camera As A Disk Drive

    • If no application launches automatically, look on the desktop for a disk drive icon which represents the memory card, then copy the images from there to your local hard drive. For more information about how to copy files, visit Mac help, the help system included with your computer.
  • Page 118 For more information about how to copy files, visit Mac help, the help system included with your computer. Using a Memory Card Reader HP_R507 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual or HP_R607.
  • Page 119: Problems And Solutions

    HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery for HP Photosmart R- series cameras (L1812A). Ensure that the HP AC power adapter is connected to the camera and is plugged into a working electrical outlet. Ensure that the HP AC power...
  • Page 120 A battery that is new or has not been charged recently must be recharged to reach full capacity (see A: Managing Batteries page 151). HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Format on page 79) or on page 156 Appendix...
  • Page 121 The camera will not attempt to charge a battery that may be damaged or over-discharged. Remove the battery from the camera and charge it in the HP Quick Recharger for R-series cameras or the spare battery charging bay of the dock (both purchased separately), then try it in the camera again.
  • Page 122 If the AC adapter is connected to the camera, disconnect it. Then reset the camera (see the Camera Format or re-format the internal memory or the optional memory Format (Memory/ card (see Card) on page 79). HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Resetting on page 112).
  • Page 123 Problem Possible cause A long delay The camera occurs needs time to between lock focus and pressing the exposure. Shutter button The scene is and the dark and the camera camera is taking a taking a long picture. exposure. The camera is using a flash setting with Red-eye...
  • Page 124 (close-up) range (see Focus Range Settings page 38). Wait a few seconds for the camera to finish processing the last image before taking another picture. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Shutter button all the Lock; see page 38). Using the...
  • Page 125 Problem Possible cause My image is The light is low blurry. and the flash is set to Flash Off The camera was set to the wrong focus setting for the scene. You moved the camera while you took the picture. The camera focused on the wrong thing, or...
  • Page 126 Decrease the (see page 51). Decrease the (see page 51). EV Compensation page 51). HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Setting the EV Compensation EV Compensation to 0 (see...
  • Page 127 Problem Possible cause My image is There was not too dark. enough light. The flash was on, but the subject was too far away. A light is behind the subject. The scene had many light- colored objects, such as a white dog in snow.
  • Page 128 Run the camera self-diagnostic test (see Camera Self-diagnostic Tests on page 143) to test the speed of your memory card. Storage Memory Capacity for tips about memory cards. This is normal. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual on page 167 and on page 171...
  • Page 129 This is normal. However, if anything seems out of the ordinary, turn off the camera, unplug the camera from the HP AC power adapter, and allow the camera to cool. Then examine the camera and the battery for signs of possible damage.
  • Page 130: Error Messages On The Camera

    Battery cannot be charged Possible cause Solution Battery power is Replace or recharge the too low to battery, or use the HP AC continue power adapter. operation. Battery is shorted Purchase a new battery. or severely (See overdischarged. Purchasing Camera...
  • Page 131 Message Battery too low for Live View UNSUPPORTED CARD CARD IS UNFORMATTED Press OK to format card Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Support Possible cause Solution Battery power is You can still take pictures too low to use and video clips, just use the Live View.
  • Page 132 The optional Switch the locking tab on memory card the memory card to the that is installed is unlocked position. locked. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual HP Instant task, or switch the...
  • Page 133 Message MEMORY FULL CARD FULL CARD IS UNREADABLE PROCESSING... Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Support Possible cause Solution There is Transfer images from the insufficient room camera to your computer, to save more then delete all images in images in internal memory or on the internal memory memory card (see or on the...
  • Page 134: Macro Mode

    Macro can focus without page 38), or move farther being in Macro away. Super Macro mode. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Set the camera to Normal focus. Move closer to the subject, within the range Macro Super Macro...
  • Page 135 Message UNABLE TO FOCUS LOW LIGHT - UNABLE TO FOCUS Super Macro - Unable to Zoom (camera shake warning) Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Support Possible cause Solution The camera cannot find focus Macro Super Macro mode, possibly due to low contrast.
  • Page 136 112). If the problem persists, note the error code and then call HP Support (see Assistance HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Check to see if the tab on the edge of the memory card is fully in the unlocked position.
  • Page 137 The printer is an Connect the camera to a unsupported supported printer, such as device. an HP Photosmart or PictBridge-compatible printer. Or connect the camera to a computer and print from there instead. The selected Disengage the printer...
  • Page 138 Print Setup maximum size select a paper size that fits supported in the the printer. printer. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual button on the Menu/OK on the screen and Menu/OK on the screen and...
  • Page 139 Message Borderless printing is only supported on photo paper. Borderless printing is not supported on this printer. Printing canceled Chapter 7: Troubleshooting and Support Possible cause Solution You tried to print Select a smaller print size a borderless or make sure image on plain on the paper.
  • Page 140: Error Messages On The Computer

    USB connection, and the USB cable are functioning correctly. The cable is not Make sure that the cable is connected firmly connected to the correctly. computer and camera. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual on page 97) Delete...
  • Page 141 USB hub, and your USB hub is not compatible with the camera. You are using Press the the HP on the dock. Photosmart R- series dock and forgot to press Save/Print button. setting to in the...
  • Page 142 The computer is Make sure your computer not connected to is online. the Internet. Other HP Instant Close the other Share software is Share running with exclusive access to your camera. HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual HP Instant program.
  • Page 143: Camera Self-diagnostic Tests

    If any of the tests fail, note which one(s) so that you can provide this information when you contact HP Support. The entire set of tests takes only a few minutes to complete.
  • Page 144: Getting Assistance

    Register your product Subscribe to newsletters, driver and software updates, and support alerts Support Process The HP support process works most effectively if you perform the following steps in the order specified: Review the troubleshooting section of this User’s Manual (see Problems and Solutions Access the HP Customer Support Center website for support.
  • Page 145 (US and Canadian customers skip this step and go on to Step 5.) Contact your local HP dealer. If your digital camera has a hardware failure, take it to your local HP dealer for a solution. Service is free during your digital camera’s limited warranty period.
  • Page 146: Phone Support In The United States

    • The version of the HP software (on the CD label) • Messages displayed at the time the situation occurred The applicable conditions for HP phone support are subject to change without notice. Telephone support is free from the date of purchase for the period specified unless otherwise noted.
  • Page 147: Phone Support In Europe, The Middle East, And Africa

    Phone Support in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa HP Customer Support phone numbers and policies may change. Visit the following website to check the details and conditions of phone support in your country/region: www.hp.com/support Algeria +213 61 56 45 43...
  • Page 148 Peak time 0.08 CHF/Outside peak 0.04 CHF) Tunisia +216 71 89 12 22 Turkey +90 216 579 71 71 Ukraine +7 (380 44) 4903520 (Kiev) United Arab Emirates +7 095 7973520 (Moscow) +7 812 3467997 (St. Petersburg) 800 4520 (in-country toll-free) HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 149: Other Phone Support Worldwide

    West Africa +351 213 17 63 80 (French-speaking countries only) Other Phone Support Worldwide HP Customer Support phone numbers and policies may change. Visit the following website to check the details and conditions of phone support in your country/region: www.hp.com/support.
  • Page 150 Republica Dominicana Singapore +65 6272 5300 Taiwan +886 0 800 010055 Thailand +66 (0)2 353 9000 Trinidad & Tobago United States +1 (800) 474-6836 Venezuela 0-800-4746-8368 Vietnam +84 (0) 8 823 4530 +82 1588-3003 1-800-711-2884 1-800-711-2884 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 151: Appendix A: Managing Batteries

    Appendix A: Managing Batteries Your camera uses a rechargeable HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery for HP Photosmart R-series cameras (L1812A). Top Points About Batteries New rechargeable batteries are shipped partially charged. Lithium ion rechargeable batteries must be fully charged before first use or if unused for 2+ months.
  • Page 152: Extending Battery Life

    Live View Off, so that your camera does not power (see Live View at Power On Flash On (see Setting the Flash on page 40). HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual or video recording, setting in the Setup on page 104). Auto...
  • Page 153: Safety Precautions For Using Lithium Ion Batteries

    Use the HP AC power adapter or optional HP Photosmart R-series dock when the camera will be on for extended periods of time, such as when you transfer images to your computer or when printing. Safety Precautions for Using Lithium Ion Batteries Do not place the battery in fire or heat the battery.
  • Page 154: Battery Performance

    Battery Performance The following table shows how the rechargeable HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery performs in different types of use scenarios: Type of use Most economical (more than 30 pictures per month)
  • Page 155: Number Of Shots Per Battery Charge

    Number of Shots per Battery Charge The following table shows the minimum, maximum, and average number of shots that may be obtained using the rechargeable HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery. Minimum number of shots In the above table, please note that:...
  • Page 156: Battery Gauge

    When the camera is turned off, the battery recovers and the initial gauge reading when the camera is turned on again may not be as accurate as that obtained after a few minutes of use. Description is disabled (see Note below). HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Live...
  • Page 157: Recharging The Lithium Ion Battery

    HP Photosmart R-series dock. See B: Purchasing Camera Accessories When the HP AC adapter is used to charge the battery and the camera is off, the Power/Memory light on the back of the camera will blink during charging. When the dock is used, the dock light will blink.
  • Page 158 If you will not be using your camera immediately after charging the battery, we recommend that you leave the camera in the dock or plugged in to the HP AC adapter. The camera will top off the battery periodically to ensure that the camera is always ready for use.
  • Page 159: Safety Precautions For Recharging Lithium Ion Batteries

    If battery life has become unacceptably reduced over time, replace the battery with an HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery for HP Photosmart R-series cameras (L1812A). The camera, the dock, or the quick recharger may be warm while operating and charging a lithium ion battery.
  • Page 160: Sleep Time-out For Power Conservation

    Do not disassemble the camera, the dock, or the quick recharger. Unplug the HP AC power adapter or the quick recharger from the electrical outlet before cleaning the power adapter or quick recharger. After extensive use, the lithium ion battery may begin to swell.
  • Page 161: Purchasing Camera Accessories

    Appendix B: Purchasing Camera Accessories You can purchase additional accessories for your camera. For information on your HP R507/R607 and compatible accessories, go to: www.hp.com/go/myhpcamera www.hp.ca/myhpcamera www.hp.com (all other countries) To purchase accessories, visit your local retailer or order online at: www.hpshopping.com...
  • Page 162 Includes a dock with extra charging bay for a lithium ion battery, a remote control, a rechargeable HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery, an audio/video cable, a USB cable, and an HP AC power adapter (North America only). HP Photosmart Quick Recharge Kit for HP Photosmart R-series cameras—L1810A (Not available in Latin America)
  • Page 163 HP Photosmart premium case for HP Photosmart R-series cameras—L1811A Protect your HP Photosmart R-series camera with this padded leather case. Designed to fit HP digital cameras, the case features an easy-access magnetic closure, storage pouch for memory cards, extra batteries, and more.
  • Page 164 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 165: Appendix C: Specifications

    Appendix C: Specifications Feature Description Resolution Still pictures: Video clips: Sensor Diagonal 7.2 mm (1/2.5-inch, 4:3 format) CCD Color depth 36 bit (12 bits by 3 colors) Lens Focal length: F-Number: Lens threads None Viewfinder Zooming optical viewfinder, 3x magnification without diopter adjust Zoom 3x optical, 7x digital zoom...
  • Page 166 (7 in to 20 in) at all zoom positions • Super Macro—6 cm to 25 cm (2.5 in to 10 in) Focus settings: Normal Focus Super Macro Off, Auto Flash (default), Red-Eye, Night HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual (default), Macro, Flash...
  • Page 167 MMC cards at reading and writing data. This camera may support memory cards up to 2 GB, though HP has only tested up to 512 MB. Cards larger than 2 GB will not work. A high capacity card itself does not affect camera...
  • Page 168 Low, Medium (default), High settings Still pictures—maximum of 60 seconds can be recorded Burst—audio capture not available Video clips—audio is recorded automatically (default), Action, Landscape, Portrait, Aperture (default) Custom... Image Quality (Resolution and Compression) settings HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual Priority,...
  • Page 169 MPEG1 for video clips USB Mini-AB receptacle; allows USB (A to Mini- B) to a computer or USB (Mini-A to B) to certain printers (any HP Photosmart or PictBridge- compatible printers) DC input 3.3 Vdc @ 2500 mA HP Photosmart R-series dock...
  • Page 170 One rechargeable HP Photosmart R07 lithium ion battery for HP Photosmart R-series cameras (L1812A). Rechargeable battery can be recharged in the camera using the HP AC power adapter or optional HP Photosmart R-series dock. HP AC power adapter (3.3 Vdc, 2500 mA, 8.25 W)
  • Page 171: Memory Capacity

    Memory Capacity The following table lists the approximate number and average size of still images that can be stored in the internal memory in the camera when the camera is set to different settings available in the NOTE Not all 32 MB of internal memory is available because some is used for internal camera operations.
  • Page 172 HP Photosmart R507/R607 User’s Manual...
  • Page 173 Index AC power adapter attaching ferrite to cord 15 connector on camera 25 purchasing 163 accessories for camera 161 Action mode, setting 46 Adaptive Lighting, setting 62 AE Metering restore setting 61 setting 60 AF viewfinder light 21 Aperture Priority (Av) mode, setting 47 aperture, setting 47 arrow buttons on Controller 23...
  • Page 174 130 on computer 140 EV Compensation restore setting 52 setting 51 extending battery life 152 ferrite, attaching to HP AC power adapter cord 15 flash description 25 restore setting 42 settings 41 using 41 Flash button, description 23...
  • Page 175 11, 85 HP Instant Share button 23, 86 selecting all images 92 selecting individual images 93 turn on/off 86 using the HP Instant Share Menu 90 HP Instant Share button 86 HP Instant Share Menu customizing 86 description 91...
  • Page 176 79 image capacity of 171 Menu/OK button, description 23 menus Capture 50 Help 29 HP Instant Share 90 overview 27 Playback 75 Setup 103 messages on camera 130 on computer 140 microphone, description 25 Mode button 24...
  • Page 177 Preview Panorama 84 Print button description 23 using 72 print images directly to printer 100 selecting images for direct print 72 using HP Instant Share 85 problems, troubleshooting 111 product support 144 purchasing camera accessories 161 range Exposure Compensation 168 F-number 165...
  • Page 178 84 safety precautions for lithium ion battery 153 Saturation restore setting 65 setting 65 selecting images for direct print 72 for HP Instant Share destinations 93 Self-Timer button 23 light 25 using 43 settings reset 109 restore Capture Menu 51...
  • Page 179 70 record 34 Video viewfinder light 21 viewfinder crosshairs 36 description 21 lights 21 using 36 web sites for HP 144 White Balance restore setting 58 setting 57 Windows computer connect to 97 install software 19 wrist strap, attaching to...

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