Adjusting the Focus....................5 Using Face-Tracking....................5 Adjusting Video Stream Settings ................6 Adjusting General Settings ..................6 Adjusting Image Settings ..................7 For HP VGA Webcam for Notebook PCs..............7 For HP 1.3-Megapixel Webcam for Notebook PCs..........8 Adjusting Advanced Settings..................9 Troubleshooting ..................11 HP Webcam User’s Guide...
Welcome Congratulations on purchasing one of the following products: HP VGA Webcam for Notebook PCs HP 1.3-Megapixel Webcam for Notebook PCs This guide shows you how to use your new webcam to record videos, hold video conferences, take pictures, and adjust the webcam settings.
Using Your HP Webcam Recording a Video Double-click the ArcSoft VideoImpression icon on the Windows desktop. Click Create a New Video. Click Capture From Device. Make sure Live is selected and Video is checked. Click the Record icon to begin recording the video.
Click Transfer to save the picture in the My Documents/My Scans/ <Current Month> folder. Now you are ready to edit and share your photos with HP Photosmart Essential. To learn more about using HP Photosmart Essential, click the Help menu. HP Webcam User’s Guide...
Adjusting the Focus Rotate the focus ring on the outside of the webcam lens until the image on the screen comes into focus. Using Face-Tracking In ArcSoft VideoImpression or HP Photosmart Essential, click Settings. Click the Advanced tab. Face the webcam for a few seconds so that the software can recognize your facial features.
Adjusting Video Stream Settings In ArcSoft VideoImpression or HP Photosmart Essential, click Format. Click Frame Rate to adjust the number of frames per second. Click Color Space/Compression to adjust the number of colors. The file size decreases when you select fewer colors.
Adjusting Image Settings The Image settings options vary slightly based on your webcam model. The sections that follow describe the Image settings for each webcam model. For HP VGA Webcam for Notebook PCs In ArcSoft VideoImpression or HP Photosmart Essential, click Settings.
For HP 1.3-Megapixel Webcam for Notebook PCs In ArcSoft VideoImpression or HP Photosmart Essential, click Settings. Click the Image tab. Select the Auto check box to let the software automatically detect color levels and the optimum shutter speed, or uncheck the box and drag the sliders to manually adjust the color levels and shutter speed.
Adjusting Advanced Settings In ArcSoft VideoImpression or HP Photosmart Essential, click Settings. Click the Advanced tab. NOTE: If you can’t adjust the settings on the Advanced tab, you need to lower the Output Size setting. See Adjusting Video Stream Settings for details.
The image is fuzzy Rotate the focus ring to bring the image into focus. I can’t take a picture You must open the HP Photosmart Essential application and select the From Scanner option before taking a picture. See Taking a Picture details.
Hewlett-Packard Company 10500 Ridgeview Court Cupertino, CA. 95014 declares, that the product(s): Product: Web Camera (HP VGA Webcam for Notebook PCs); Web Camera (HP 1.3-Megapixel Webcam for Notebook PCs) Model Number(s): RD346AA#XXX, SCA0346 RD345AA#XXX, SCA0345 conforms to the following Product Specifications:...