Chapter 3: Getting Started
This chapter provides an introduction to the basic functions of the DPM 9450:
Activating the DPM
Power Save mode
Activating the DPM
The DPM can be turned on and off via the Lock/Hold switch. If the device is locked, it is not possible to use any of
the DPM buttons and none of the buttons can be pressed accidentally.
The device is unlocked.
When you operate the DPM for the first time, insert the batteries and unlock the Lock/Hold switch. The device is
now operational and you can insert the memory card.
For activating the device when it has already been in use, there are the following options:
If the Lock/Hold switch was activated, unlock the device.
If the device has gone into Power Save mode (the device has been left inactive for more than four minutes),
activate the device by pressing any button or by moving the 4-Position Switch.
If the DPM has been left inactive for more than two hours, it is automatically turned off. In this case, it can only
be turned on via the Lock/Hold switch (OFF-ON functionality) or by moving the 4-Position Switch.
The DPM 9450 operates with a memory card of the type MMC or SD. It supports MMC and SD cards with storage
capacities of up to 1 GB. For example, a 32 MB memory card of the type MMC supports about 312 minutes of
recording time in SP format or 468 minutes of recording time in LPm format.
If there is no memory card inserted into the DPM, this screen is displayed:
After inserting the memory card, one of the following screens is displayed:
If the memory card is new and has not been formatted, a confirmation dialog for formatting the memory card is
displayed; for more information, see below.
If the memory card has been in use before, a start screen with the information stored on the memory card is
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The device is locked.