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GE MINICAM PRO HO98756 User Manual

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MiniCam™ Pro
User's Manual
For technical support contact Jasco Products at 1-800-654-8483



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  • Page 1 MiniCam™ Pro User’s Manual HO98756 For technical support contact Jasco Products at 1-800-654-8483...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents CAUTIONS-------------------------------------------------------3 SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS---------------------------------3 MAINTENANCE CARE AND STORAGE---------------3 CONTENTS------------------------------------------------------5 GETTING TO KNOW YOUR MINICAM™ PRO------5 INSTALLATION-----------------------------------------------6 PHOTOIMPRESSION™-------------------------------------9 VIDEO IMPRESSION™------------------------------------13 MSN® MESSENGER----------------------------------------16 TROUBLE SHOOTING------------------------------------18 TWO YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY-------------------20 FCC STATEMENT-------------------------------------------21 Page 2...
  • Page 3: Cautions

    Cautions Read Before Using Your MiniCam™ Pro You must install the camera driver BEFORE connecting the camera to your computer. Please read this user’s manual before operating your MiniCam™ Pro. Do not leave camera connected to the USB if camera is not going to be used for a long period of time.
  • Page 4 Do not use or store the camera in high humidity and extreme high/low temperature. Do not touch the lens with your fingers. Do not drop the camera or get the camera wet. Do not try to repair the camera. To clean the camera, use a dry cloth. Do not use organic solvents, such as alcohol etc.
  • Page 5: Contents

    Contents MiniCam™ Pro with stand and clip CD with driver and software application Instruction manual Getting to Know Your MiniCam™ Pro Note: You must install the camera driver BEFORE connecting the camera to your computer. Page 5...
  • Page 6: Installation

    Installation Please note that you must install the camera drivers BEFORE you connect the camera to the USB port of your computer. You must install all relevant updates, service packs, and patches for your operating system. These are available on Microsoft’s® website under “Resources”.
  • Page 7 Select Next on the Welcome screen. Under Setup Type select Complete, and then Next to continue. Select Install to begin copying the driver files to your computer. On the final screen, select Finish. It may be necessary to have your Windows installation disk available to install any additional windows drivers onto your computer.
  • Page 8 12. (Optional) To download Adobe® Reader® select Adobe Reader 7.0 and follow the instruction instructions. You may need to reboot your computer. 13. When you have installed the driver, and all of the optional software you want to install, select Exit. 14.
  • Page 9: Photoimpression

    PhotoImpression™ Welcome to PhotoImpression ArcSoft PhotoImpression™ is an easy-to-use image-editing program specifically designed for general consumers. The program enables you to edit, retouch, enhance or add special effects to digital images with point- and-click simplicity. It also offers a great variety of project templates for creating greeting cards and calendars, plus the functionalities of the popular Arcsoft PhotoPrinter®...
  • Page 10 Features include: • Create dynamic images • Editable text • Instantly remove red-eye • Special effects and enhancements/Intuitive resize options Photo fun • • Choose from a wide variety of frames, brush stroke edges and shapes • Multiple, advanced printing options--now with PIM! Desktop interaction •...
  • Page 11 Using Photo Impression 1.Click on “Camera/Scanner”. See picture below. 2. Select “GE 98756 MiniCamPro”. 3.The new window will allow you to capture your pictures. Page 11...
  • Page 12 Edit Captured Pictures After you have captured pictures, you’re ready to edit them. To get started select a picture from the ones you captured. Your picture will open in the main window. See Diagram. Click on the Enhance, Create, Project, Save or Print button on the left. See Diagram.
  • Page 13: Video Impression

    Video Impression™ ArcSoft Video Impression™ is a powerful, easy-to-use video editing and presentation program designed for consumers. ArcSoft Video Impression™ enables you to edit video clips and still images, and to combine them to create multimedia desktop video presentations for home, business, and the Internet. ArcSoft Video Impression™...
  • Page 14 and special effects into your very own movie. Make a VCD and play your movie on your DVD player! Working with Video Impression • Getting Started • Working with Albums • Working with the Storyboard • Editing Images • Editing Video •...
  • Page 15 If you want to save what you have recorded, click the album icon to the right of “Album”. If you need more help, click on “Help” in the upper left-hand corner of the screen. Note: If you are trying to send a video clip by email, your email provider may have a size limitation.
  • Page 16: MsnĀ® Messenger

    MSN® Messenger Installing/Opening MSN® Messenger Windows® 98/ME/2000 • Log on to • After it has downloaded, you can open MSN® Messenger by going to Start → Programs → Windows Messenger. Windows® XP • MSN® Messenger is already installed • Open MSN®...
  • Page 17 Note1: In order to chat and share video with a friend, you will need to add your friend to your contact list. Your friend will also need to use MSN® Messenger. This can be downloaded for free from: Note 2: Windows® XP users may be asked to add a .NET Passport to your user account.
  • Page 18: Trouble Shooting

    Trouble Shooting Camera will not turn on • Make sure the camera is plugged into the USB port correctly • Make sure your USB port is functioning properly. You may need to install updates, service packs, or patches for your operating system from Microsoft’s®...
  • Page 19 directions above, then reboot your computer. Re-install the MiniCam™ Pro driver according to the installation directions, then reboot your computer. Plug in your MiniCam™ Pro. Problems with Photo Impression™ or Video Impression™ • Visit Problems with MSN™ Messenger • Visit **Microsoft and Arcsoft may update their software at any time.
  • Page 20: Two Year Limited Warranty

    TWO YEAR LIMITED WARRANTY Jasco Products Company warrants this product to be free from manufacturing defects for a period of two years from the original date of consumer purchase. This warranty is limited to the repair or replacement of this product only and does not extend to consequential or incidental damage to other products that may be used with this unit.
  • Page 21: Fcc Statement

    FCC Statement Notice: Federal Communications Commission (FCC) requirements, Part 15 This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.
  • Page 22 • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. CAUTION: Any changes of modifications not expressly approved by the grantee of this device could void the user's authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.