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  • Page 1 ® User’s Guide...
  • Page 2 Seiko Epson Corporation. The information contained herein is designed only for use with this Epson product. Epson is not responsible for any use of this information as applied to other products.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents Chapter 1 Introduction Turning the power off ..... . . 16 Holding the button operations ....17 Main Features .
  • Page 4 Available types of video/audio data ... 30 Chapter 7 Using P-2000 With Other Devices Playing videos/audio with P-2000 ... . . 32 Using P-2000 With a Computer .
  • Page 5 Chapter 10 Maintenance and Troubleshooting Cleaning the P-2000 .......61 Troubleshooting ........61 Error messages/Icons .
  • Page 7: Chapter 1 Introduction

    HDD to another storage device periodically. ❏ ❏ Epson is not liable for any problems resulting from the Epson Photo Fine is a high-resolution liquid loss or corruption of data on the HDD. crystal display. You can view images easily in high resolution anywhere, anytime without a computer or other special device.
  • Page 8: Important Safety Instructions

    ❏ When connecting this product to a computer or Important Safety Instructions other device with a cable, ensure the correct orientation of the connectors. Each connector has Read all of these instructions before using P-2000, and only one correct orientation. Inserting a connector keep this guide handy for later reference.
  • Page 9: When Using The Battery

    ❏ Do not charge the battery on devices except this product. ❏ Use only an Epson Li-ion battery for P-2000 according to the directions in the user ❏ Do not charge the battery near open flame or in documentation.
  • Page 10: When Storing The Batteries

    ❏ Do not leave the battery in a vehicle to prevent the When Storing the batteries battery from overheating. ❏ When not using this device for a long period, ❏ Do not insert objects into any openings as they remove the batteries from this product and store may touch dangerous voltage points or them separately.
  • Page 11: When Using The Ac Adapter

    ❏ For European users: Place the AC adapter near an electrical outlet where the power cord can be easily unplugged. Do not dispose of batteries with ordinary refuse. Instead, dispose of them in a recycle box in accordance ❏ The AC adapter and AC power cable are designed with local laws.
  • Page 12 ❏ ❏ If you plan to use this product in Germany, the To prevent fire or electric shock, do not cover the building installation must be protected by a 16 AC adapter with a blanket or similar covering. amp circuit breaker to provide adequate ❏...
  • Page 13: When Using A Memory Card

    ❏ When using a memory card Only use a soft, dry cloth to clean the display. Do not use liquid or chemical cleaners. ❏ Only memory cards designed for the product’s specifications can be used. When storing, maintaining, or transporting ❏...
  • Page 14: Safety Information For United Kingdom Users

    ❏ Remove the battery from and unplug this product As the colours of the wires in the mains lead of this appliance and refer servicing to qualified service personal may not correspond with the coloured markings identifying under the following conditions: The power cord the terminals in your plug, proceed as follows;...
  • Page 15: Chapter 2 Getting Started

    Chapter 2 Getting Started Unpacking Your P-2000 Make sure that all of the items shown below were included in the box with your P-2000. Strap Lithium-ion battery Power cable* AC adapter Stand P-2000 User’s Guide (this guide) Software CD-ROM USB cable * The plug type for the power cable may vary, depending on the Carrying case local standards.
  • Page 16: Parts

    Back Parts A/V Out connector Headphone connector Front CF Card slot SD Card slot CF Card slot eject button AC adapter connector Power switch with Hold Speaker function USB connector USB connector rubber cover Battery cover Reset button Control panel Getting Started...
  • Page 17 LCD and control panel Access lamp (Orange) Flashes when accessing data on the HDD or a memory Charge lamp card. Print button 4-way ring Press this button to move the Illumination lamp Menu button (Up/ Down/Left/Right cursor or highlight. You can button) select an object by pressing 4-way ring...
  • Page 18: Setting Up The P-2000

    Insert the battery into the compartment in the Setting Up the P-2000 direction of the arrow on the battery. After unpacking your P-2000, set it up so it is ready to use. This section describes how to charge the battery arrow and turn the power on and off.
  • Page 19 Charging the battery Connect the AC adapter to P-2000 as shown below and plug the other end into a power outlet. After installing the battery, charge the battery using the AC adapter. Note: The battery status is always displayed at the top right corner of the LCD.
  • Page 20: Turning The Power On

    Pull out the battery. Then close the battery cover. Caution: ❏ Remove the AC adapter if it is connected to P-2000. ❏ Never remove the battery while P-2000 is turned on. Doing so may cause data in the card or HDD to be lost or damaged. Open the battery cover.
  • Page 21 When you turn on P-2000 the first time, the Language The Date and time settings screen appears. Press setting screen and Date and time settings screen are the Right or Left button on the control panel to displayed. Follow the instructions below. change the value of the selected item.
  • Page 22: Turning The Power Off

    ❏ If the date and time settings are erased, the Date and Slide the power switch to as shown below and time settings screen is displayed when you turn on hold it down for several seconds until the P-2000 next time. illumination lamp turns off.
  • Page 23: Holding The Button Operations

    Holding the button operations How to use the Home screen You can make the buttons of P-2000 ineffective When turning P-2000 on, the Home screen appears temporarily by sliding the power switch to Hold as first. All the operations can be started from this screen. shown below.
  • Page 24: About The Stand

    About the stand Saved Data Select to display folders that include data saved in P-2000 You can use the stand when you view images and play from memory cards. movies. Set P-2000 to the stand as shown below. Latest Data Select to display the latest data saved in P-2000 from a memory card.
  • Page 25: Chapter 3 Using Memory Cards

    Chapter 3 Using Memory Cards ❏ Avoid using or storing the card in direct Setting and Removing a Memory Card sunlight, or in places that are extremely hot, humid, or dusty. P-2000 provides you with the CF Card slot and SD Card slot.
  • Page 26: Setting A Memory Card Into The Cf Card Slot

    Setting a memory card into the CF Card slot Removing a memory card from the CF Card slot You can set a CF card or other card with the CF adapter in the CF Card slot. Make sure that the Access lamp is off. Insert the memory card into the memory card slot with Caution: the back side up to the LCD side.
  • Page 27: Setting A Memory Card Into The Sd Card Slot

    Note: Note: When using the memory card set in the CF adapter, do Insert memory cards in the correct direction. Otherwise, the not remove only the memory card. Remove the CF memory card and P-2000 may be damaged. adapter from the P-2000. Removing a memory card from the SD Card Setting a memory card into the SD Card slot slot...
  • Page 28: Copying Data From A Memory Card To P-2000

    The memory card is pushed out. Pull out the In the Memory Card operation screen, select memory card. Copy Data from Memory Card by using the Up or Down button and press the OK button. Copying Data from a Memory Card to Home P-2000 Copy Data from Memory Card...
  • Page 29 ❏ The confirmation dialog box below appears if the The data you selected are copied in a folder that is Delete After Copying setting in Copy Mode automatically made in P-2000. The folder is named settings is set to Confirm. For details, see according to the date, for example “20030325.XXX.”...
  • Page 30: Chapter 4 Viewing And Playing Data

    * The progressive JPEG format is not supported. page 51. ** P-2000 supports images in RAW format that you have taken with a digital camera produced by Nikon, Canon, or Epson. Available types of image data P-2000 supports images in the following format.
  • Page 31: How To See The Screen

    How to see the screen When you use the P-2000, you will find many icons on Indicates the PC_DATA folder. See “About the PC_DATA folder” on page 34 for details. the screen. The illustration below shows what those icons indicate. Indicates the battery status.
  • Page 32: Displaying Images

    For images in P-2000, select Saved Data or Note: ❏ Files whose names contain characters other than Albums in the Home screen, press the OK button, alphanumeric are not displayed. and go to step 5. For images in the memory card, select Memory ❏...
  • Page 33 Select the memory card that includes the images In the Memory Card operation screen, select that you want to view. Browse the Memory Card by using the Up or Down button, and press the OK button. Skip the next step and go to step 6. Home Home Saved Data...
  • Page 34 The selected image is enlarged to fit the full Note: ❏ In the Saved Data screen, folders are displayed as screen. grouped for every memory card.You can change the setting to display folders as grouped for every saved date. See “Using the Pop Up Menu” on page 44 or “Changing the P-2000 Settings”...
  • Page 35: Displaying Images As A Slide Show

    Note: Displaying information ❏ Pressing the Cancel button zooms out the image. Press the Display button. Information on the image, such as Exif information, is displayed. ❏ You can move the part of the image displayed by pressing the 4-way ring. Displaying images as a slide show Rotating an image You can display images in a folder or memory card as...
  • Page 36: Playing Videos/Audio

    Press the Menu button to display the pop up Playing Videos/Audio menu. Then select Start Slide Show and press the OK button. This section describes how to play videos and audio in the P-2000’s HDD or the memory cards. Albums Available types of video/audio data Edit Album Name Set as Album Shortcut...
  • Page 37 Audio File Video codec Audio codec Detail* Format File Format Audio codec Detail* MPEG4 Minimum resolution: 160 × 112 pixels AAC (MPEG4) Maximum bit rate: 320 kbps Maximum resolution: (48 kHz, 16 bit Stereo) 640 × 480 pixels Maximum bit rate: Maximum bit rate: 320 kbps 1.5 Mbps (at 24 fps) (48 kHz, 16 bit Stereo)
  • Page 38: Playing Videos/Audio With P-2000

    ❏ Playing videos/audio with P-2000 You can listen to the audio using the headphones. When doing so, make sure that you insert the Select a video or audio that you want to play in the headphone cable into the headphone connector. P-2000 or a memory card, and press the OK button.
  • Page 39 Audio Button Function OK button* Pause the audio Cancel button Stop the audio and return to the previous screen. Up button Turn the volume up Down button Turn the volume down Left button** Skip to the next audio Right button** Skip back to the beginning of the audio that is currently playing.
  • Page 40: Chapter 5 Managing Data

    Chapter 5 Managing Data About the PC_DATA folder Using the Albums In the Albums, PC_DATA folder exists as a default. In the Albums, you can create albums copying your When you copy data from your computer to P-2000 favorite images, videos, and audio from the Saved using the Explorer or Finder, copy data to the Data or a memory card and manage these data.
  • Page 41: Copying The Favorite Data To An Album

    ❏ You cannot set the data in the PC_DATA folder as an Press the Menu button to display the pop up album thumbnail. menu, and select Copy to Album by using the Up or Down button. Copying the favorite data to an album Saved Data / 2004.08.26 Select the data to be copied to an album in the Copy to Album...
  • Page 42 The sub menu appears. If you want to copy only Note: the selected data to an album, select This Data. If When you select Select, data in the folder are you want to copy all the data in the folder, select displayed as thumbnails.
  • Page 43: Creating A New Album

    Copying to the album starts. If you want to use one of the preset album names, select the album’s name from the displayed list, and press the OK button. Copying data to the Note: You can make a new album by selecting New. See the album starts.
  • Page 44: Changing An Album's Name

    The on-screen keyboard appears. Select a letter by Changing an album’s name using the 4-way ring and press the OK button to input the selected letter. Select an album that you want to change the name of, in the Albums. Saved Data / 2004.08.26 Albums CAPS...
  • Page 45: Deleting An Album

    Deleting an album Select Edit Album Name by using the Up or Down button, and press the OK button. Select an album to delete in the Albums. Albums Albums Edit Album Name Set as Album Shortcut PC_DATA Scenery Flower Travel Lock Start Slide Show PC_DATA...
  • Page 46: Setting An Album Shortcut

    The confirmation dialog box appears. Select Yes Select an album that you want to make an album and press the OK button. shortcut for. Albums Albums PC_DATA Scenery Flower Travel PC_DATA Scenery Flower Travel Are you sure you want to delete the data? Album1 Travel2 Album3...
  • Page 47: Deleting Data

    Note: Press the Menu button to display the pop up When you set an album as an album shortcut, icon is menu, and select Delete by using the Up or displayed on that album. Down button. Saved Data / 2004.08.26 Deleting Data Copy to Album Set as Folder Thumbnail...
  • Page 48 The sub menu appears. If you want to delete only Note: the selected data, select This Data. If you want to When you select Select, data in the folder are delete all the data in the folder, select All. If you displayed as thumbnails.
  • Page 49: Protecting Data

    Protecting Data Setting an Album/Folder Thumbnail You can lock the selected data or folder. When the item You can set your favorite data as thumbnails for the is locked, the icon is displayed and cannot be album or folder in the Saved Data. deleted or rotated.
  • Page 50: Using The Pop Up Menu

    Setting Detail Using the Pop Up Menu Copy to Memory Copy the selected data or folder to a memory Card card. Pressing the Menu button displays the pop up menu. Delete Delete a selected data or folder. See “Deleting Data” on page 41 for details. The menu varies depending on the situation when you press the Menu button.
  • Page 51 * P.I.F is an abbreviation for Print Image Framer, which is a function that enables an image to have a frame. Most of the Epson digital cameras support this function. ** These settings are available only when a slide show is played.
  • Page 52: Chapter 6 Direct Printing

    Chapter 6 Direct Printing Note: Preparing to Print For details about paper, see your printer’s manuals. You can print an image by connecting P-2000 directly to a printer. This section describes how to print the Connecting P-2000 to a printer images on the P-2000.
  • Page 53: Printing Images

    Make sure that P-2000 and the printer are turned Connect the other end of the USB cable to the off. Then remove the USB connector rubber cover. connector on the printer. Note: ❏ See your printer’s manual for the location of the cable connector on your printer.
  • Page 54 Press the Print button. Note: When you select Selected Images to Print, the If you want to print only the selected image, select following screen appears. You can add some images to Print This Image. If you want to print all the the previously set images to print.
  • Page 55: Printer Settings

    Printer settings Note: ❏ See the following “Printer settings” for details of each setting. Setting Detail ❏ Number of Prints Set the number of copies to print. The settings you made will be cleared when the image has finished printing. Print Date* Set whether or not to print the date when the photo was taken.
  • Page 56 Press the Menu button to display the pop up Note: menu, and select Print Order by using the Up or If you select the image in full screen, the screen that Down button. appears on your LCD is different from the above, but the instruction is the same.
  • Page 57: Chapter 7 Using P-2000 With Other Devices

    Chapter 7 Using P-2000 With Other Devices Connecting P-2000 to a computer Using P-2000 With a Computer Connect the AC adapter to P-2000. Then, turn on Connect P-2000 to a computer to display data on the P-2000 and your computer. monitor, copy data from the computer to P-2000, or from P-2000 to the computer.
  • Page 58 The LCD turns on when any button is pressed. Start EPSON Photo!4, which you have installed on your computer from the CD-ROM. You can display or copy data with EPSON Photo!4. See the online EPSON Photo!4 User’s Guide for instructions.
  • Page 59: Disconnecting P-2000 From A Computer

    Disconnecting P-2000 from a computer For Macintosh users Drag and drop the P-2000 icon to the trash can on For Windows users the computer screen. Click Unplug or Eject Hardware on the Turn off P-2000 and remove the USB cable from computer screen.
  • Page 60 ❏ Connect a commercially available AV cable to the Some monitors cannot display full images and the top TV. Then connect the other end of the AV cable to and bottom parts may be missing. P-2000. Set the TV display to video input from P-2000. Note: ❏...
  • Page 61: Chapter 8 Customizing Settings

    Chapter 8 Customizing Settings This section describes how to customize P-2000 The following table shows details of each setting. settings. You can customize various settings for displaying and copying images, or turn on the sound LCD Brightness Change the brightness of the LCD. setting Brightness Select an appropriate brightness...
  • Page 62 Copy Mode Delete After Set whether to delete the images in Language Language Choose a language from among setting Copying the memory card after copying setting eight languages. them to the HDD automatically or Hard Drive Free Space The HDD free space is displayed. not.
  • Page 63: Chapter 9 Operating The Software

    Chapter 9 Operating the Software For Macintosh System Requirements ® Mac OS 9.1 or later Mac OS X 10.2 or later The system requirements for using P-2000 with a computer are shown in the following table. Processor PowerPC G3 233MHz or PowerPC G3 700MHz or higher higher...
  • Page 64: About The Software

    Note: The CameraStarter and AutoDownloader functions, which On the Software Installation screen, click Install. are part of EPSON Photo!4, cannot be used with P-2000. Follow the on-screen instruction until all of the These functions are available only with EPSON digital software is installed.
  • Page 65: For Macintosh Users

    For Mac OS X users: restart your computer. Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon on your desk top. Double-click Mac OS X icon in the EPSON folder. Starting the Software For Mac OS 9 users: Double-click the EPSON CD-ROM icon on your This section describes how to start the software.
  • Page 66: For Macintosh

    Click the Help button on the dialog box. PhotoQuicker Note: Uninstalling the Software You can access the online EPSON Photo!4 or EPSON PhotoQuicker User’s Guide using the Start menu in Execute an uninstall program for each application. For Windows, or in Macintosh, double-click the MANUAL details, see online help for each applications.
  • Page 67: Chapter 10 Maintenance And Troubleshooting

    Chapter 10 Maintenance and Troubleshooting Cleaning the P-2000 Troubleshooting To keep your P-2000 operating at its best, you should When a problem occurs, an error message or icon clean it thoroughly several times a year. Before you usually appears in the LCD. Refer to the following perform any maintenance on P-2000, be sure to read section to solve the problem.
  • Page 68: Problems And Solutions

    Problems and solutions Error message/Icon Description There is no response from the Make sure that your printer is on Use the information in this section to find the source printer. Make sure the printer is on. and the USB cable is connected of and solution to P-2000 problems.
  • Page 69: Power Supply Problems

    Power supply problems The data is not displayed. Cause What to do The power does not turn on. The video or audio data See “Available types of Cause What to do you selected is not video/audio data” on page 30 supported.
  • Page 70: Data Operation Problems

    Sound breaks off when the video or audio is played. Cannot copy. Cause What to do Cause What to do The bit rate of the data is Check the bit rate. See The data may be broken. Try to copy a different data. too high.
  • Page 71: Printing Problems

    The data is broken. Try to copy a different data. Contacting Customer Support If your Epson product is not operating properly and you cannot solve the problem using the troubleshooting information in your product documentation, contact customer support services for assistance.
  • Page 72: For Users In Hong Kong

    Customer support will be able to help you much more Internet Home Page quickly if you give them the following information: Epson Hong Kong has established a local home page in both Chinese and English on the Internet to provide ❏...
  • Page 73: Appendix A Appendix

    Appendix A Appendix AC adapter (Model: A351H) Standards and Approvals U.S. model: P-2000 (Model: G941A) Safety UL60950 CSA C22.2 No.60950 U.S. model: FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B FCC Part 15 Subpart B Class B CSA C108.8 Class B CSA C108.8 Class B European model: European model:...
  • Page 74: Battery (Model: Eu-97)

    * Dimensions do not include projections. ** Charging is recognized as operating. TMS320DM270 *** A commercially available CF adapter is needed to use other memory cards. Contact our customer support for details. EPSON VGA TFT LCD 2.5" HDD (40 GB) FAT 32 Appendix...
  • Page 75: Electrical

    Electrical Battery Type Lithium Ion Battery Input voltage DC 5.0 V Model EU-97 Rated current Maximum 2.3 A Size (H × W × L) 22.45 mm × 20.4 mm × 71 mm Power consumption 4 W (Using with the battery) 9 W (Using with the AC adapter) Ratings 3.7 V, 2300 mAh...
  • Page 76: Ac Adapter

    AC adapter Model A351H Input AC 100 - 240 V, 50 - 60 Hz, 0.3 A - 0.1 A Output DC 5.0 V, 2.3 A Power Maximum 18 W consumption About Optional Accessories The following options are available for P-2000. optional product product code ✽...
  • Page 77 Glossary The following definitions apply specifically to P-2000. NTSC/PAL Broadcast analog color TV standards. NTSC is used mainly in Japan, North America, and various South American countries. PAL is used mainly in Western Europe (except France), China, An audio compression standard with high compression and some other Asian countries.
  • Page 78 Index Cleaning P-2000, 61 Connecting AC adapter to a computer, 51 connecting, 13 to a printer, 46 Album Contacting EPSON, 65 about, 34 Customer support, 65 changing the name, 38 Customizing settings, 55 creating, 37 deleting, 39 Approvals, 67 Audio...
  • Page 79 Image Removing a memory card, 20, 21 available types, 24 Resetting P-2000, 65 copying to an album, 35 displaying as a slide show, 29 displaying as thumbnails, 26 Setting viewing, 24 copy mode settings, 55 Installing date and time settings, 55 battery, 12 display settings, 55 software, 58...
  • Page 80 Technical support, 65 Troubleshooting, 61 data operation problems, 64 power supply problems, 63 printing problems, 65 viewing and playing problems, 63 Turning the power off, 16 Turning the power on, 14 Uninstalling software, 60 Unpacking P-2000, 9 Using albums, 34 pop up menu, 44 video output, 53 Video...

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