Vivitar Vivicam 5340s Specifications

FCC STATEMENT
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.
Note:
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B digital devices, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency
energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular
installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can
be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following measures:
Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.
Use of shielded cable is required to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules.
Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual.
If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the
equipment.
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Trademark Information
Microsoft® and Windows® are U.S. registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.
Pentium® is a registered trademark of Intel Corporation.
Macintosh is a trademark of Apple Computer, Inc.
SDTM is a trademark.
Photo Explorer and Photo Express are trademarks.
Other names and products may be trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective owners.
Product Information
Product design and specifications are subject to change without notice. This includes primary
product specifications, software, software drivers, and user’s manual. This User Manual is a general
reference guide for the product.
The product and accessories that come with your Vivicam 5340s may be different from those
described in this manual. This is due to the fact that different retailers often specify slightly different
product inclusions and accessories to suit their market requirements, customer demographics, and
geographical preferences. Products very often vary between retailers especially with accessories
such as batteries, chargers, AC power adapters, memory cards, cables, carrying cases/pouches,
and language support. Occasionally a retailer will specify a unique product color, appearance, and
internal memory capacity. Contact your dealer for precise product definition and included accessories.
The illustrations in this manual are for the purpose of explanation and may differ from the actual
design of your Vivicam 5340s.
The manufacturer assumes no liability for any errors or discrepancies in this user manual.
For user manual and driver updates, refer to our website or contact your dealer.
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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and understand all Warnings and Cautions before using this product.
Warnings
If foreign objects or water have entered the camera, turn the power OFF and remove the
batteries and the AC power adapter.
Continued use in this state might cause fire or electric shock. Consult the store of purchase.
If the camera has fallen or its case has been damaged, turn the power OFF and remove
the batteries and the AC power adapter.
Continued use in this state might cause fire or electric shock. Consult the store of purchase.
Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera.
This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask the store of
purchase.
Use the supplied AC adapter only with the indicated power supply voltage.
Use with any other power supply voltage might cause fire or electric shock.
Do not use the camera in areas near water.
This might cause fire or electric shock. Take special care during rain, snow, on the beach, or
near the shore.
Do not place the camera on inclined or unstable surfaces.
This might cause the camera to fall or tilt over, causing injury.
Keep the batteries out of the reach of children.
Swallowing batteries might cause poisoning. If the battery is accidentally swallowed, immediately
consult a physician.
Do not use the camera while you are walking, driving or riding a motorcycle.
This might cause you to fall over or result in traffic accident.
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Cautions
Insert the batteries paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or –) of the terminals.
Inserting the batteries with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the
surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking.
Do not fire the flash close to anyone’s eyes.
This might cause damage to the person’s eyesight.
Do not subject the LCD monitor to impact.
This might damage the glass on the screen or cause the internal fluid to leak. If the internal
fluid enters your eyes or comes into contact with your body or clothes, rinse with fresh water.
If the internal fluid has entered your eyes, consult a physician to receive treatment.
A camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it, strike it or use excessive force when
handling the camera.
This might cause damage to the camera.
Do not use the camera in humid, steamy, smoky, or dusty places.
This might cause fire or electric shock.
Do not remove the battery immediately after long period of continuous use.
The battery becomes hot during use. Touching a hot battery might cause burns.
Do not wrap the camera or place it in cloth or blankets.
This might cause heat to build up and deform the case, resulting in fire.Use the camera in a
well-ventilated place.
Do not leave the camera in places where the temperature may rise significantly, such as
inside a car.
This might adversely affect the case or the parts inside, resulting in fire.
Before you move the camera, disconnect cords and cables.
Failure to do this might damage cords and cables, resulting in fire and electric shock.
WARNING: Handling the USB and AV cables on this product may exposure you to lead, a chemical known
to the State of California to cause birth defects or other reproductive harm. Wash hands after handling.
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Notes on Battery Usage
When you use the battery, carefully read and strictly observe the Safety Instructions and the notes
described below:
Different battery types and surrounding temperatures may affect the battery performance.
Avoid using batteries in extremely cold environments as low temperatures can shorten the battery
life and reduce camera performance.
If you are using the new rechargeable batteries or rechargeable batteries that have not been used
for an extended period of time (batteries that pass the expiration date are exceptions) might affect
the number of images that can be taken. Therefore, to maximize their performance and lifetime, we
recommend that you fully charge the batteries and discharge them for at least one complete cycle
before use.
The battery may feel warm when using the camera for an extended period of time or using the flash
continuously. This is normal and not a malfunction.
The camera may feel warm when being used continuously or for an extended period of time. This is
normal and not a malfunction.
If you will not be using the batteries for an extended period of time, remove them from the camera
to prevent leakage or corrosion.
Always keep the terminals in a clean state.
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CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION................................................ 8
Package Contents........................................ 9
GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VIVICAM 5340S.. 10
Front View................................................... 10
Rear View .................................................. 11
Control Buttons ...........................................12
Top View of Docking Cradle...........................12
LCD Monitor Information................................ 13
PREPARING VIVICAM 5340S..........................17
Installing the Battery ...................................17
Docking Cradle............................................18
Charging the Battery.................................... 19
Using the AC Power Adapter
(Optional Accessory).....................................20
Attaching the Camera Strap........................... 20
Inserting and Removing an SD Memory Card
(Optional Accessory).................................... 21
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Formatting an SD Memory Card or Internal
Memory........................................................25
Setting Image Resolution and Quality..............26
Using the LCD Monitor..................................27
CAMERA MODE.............................................28
Capturing Images..........................................28
Scene Modes..............................................29
Using the Zoom Function............................... 31
Using the Macro (Close-Up) Mode.................. 32
Using the Flash........................................... 33
Using the Self-Timer....................................34
Adjusting the Exposure.................................35
Setting White Balance................................... 36
ADVANCED SHOOTING..................................37
Continuous Capture......................................37
Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB).................... 38
Adjust White Balance Manually .....................39
GETTING STARTED........................................ 22
PLAY MODE - THE BASICS........................... 40
Turning the Power On/Off.............................. 22
Entering the Main Menu................................ 22
Setting the Date and Time............................ 23
Choosing the Screen Language...................... 24
Viewing Images............................................40
Magnifying Images.......................................41
Slideshow Display......................................... 42
Resizing an Image........................................ 42
MOVIE MODE................................................ 43
EDITING SOFTWARE INSTALLATION.............56
Recording Video Clips...................................43
Playing Back Video Clips.............................. 44
Installing Photo Explorer...........................56
Installing Photo Express................................57
PLAY MODE - ADVANCED FUNCTIONS.............45
INSTALL USER'S MANUAL.............................58
Playing Back Images/Video Clips on TV.............45
Rotating Images in the Display...................... 46
Deleting Images/Video Clips........................... 47
Protecting Images/Video Clips........................ 48
Changing the Camera Startup Logo ............... 49
AUDIO MODE.................................................50
Recording Voice Files................................... 50
Playing Back a Voice Recording File............... 50
Deleting a Voice Recording File..................... 51
TRANSFERRING FILES FROM YOUR
INSTALL ACROBAT READER..........................59
MENU OPTIONS..............................................60
Camera Menu............................................... 60
Movie Menu................................................. 64
Play Menu................................................. 65
Setup Menu................................................. 67
CONNECTING YOUR CAMERA TO OTHER
DEVICES....................................................... 70
VIVICAM 5340S SPECIFICATIONS................. 71
VIVICAM 5340S TO YOUR COMPUTER.......... 52
Step 1: Install the USB driver (Windows 98/98SE
users only)..................................... 53
Step 2: Connect Vivicam 5340s to your
computer..........................................54
Step 3: Download images, video clips or voicerecording files................................. 55
APPENDIX.....................................................72
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INTRODUCTION
Thank you for purchasing the new Vivicam 5340s!
Equipped with a 5.0 Megapixels CCD sensor, your Vivicam 5340s delivers good quality, 2560 x 1920
resolution images.
Other features provided by Vivicam 5340s include the following:
5.0 Megapixels
A high-resolution CCD sensor provides 5.0
megapixels for good quality of images.
Auto flash
An auto flash sensor automatically detects
the shooting (lightening) conditions and
determines whether the flash should be used.
1.9” LTPS color image LCD monitor
Optical zoom: 3x
Digital zoom
Preview mode: 4x / Playback mode: 8x
10MB internal (built-in) memory
Images can be captured without using a
memory card.
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Support for SD memory card for memory
expansion
You may wish to expand the memory capacity
(up to 512MB capacity) by using an external
memory card.
Camcorder and voice-recorder support
USB connection (USB 2.0 compliant)
Still images, video clips, or voice recording files
that you have recorded can be downloaded
to your computer using the USB cable (A USB
driver is required for Win 98 and Win98SE).
Provided editing software: Photo Explorer /
Photo Express
You can enhance and retouch your images
on your computer by using the provided editing
software.
Package Contents
Carefully unpack your kit box and ensure that you have the following items. In the event that any item
is missing or if you find any mismatch or damage, promptly contact your dealer.
Common Product Components:
Vivicam 5340s Digital Still Camera
User’s Manual
USB Cable
Software CD-ROM
AV Cable
Docking Cradle
Camera Strap
Camera Pouch
1 Lithium-ion Rechargeable Battery (650mAh)
Common (Optional) Accessories:
SD Memory Card
AC Power Adapter
Battery Charger
Accessories and components may vary by retailer.
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR VIVICAM 5340S
Front View
3
2
1
9
8
7
4
6
5
1.
2.
3.
4.
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Self-timer LED
Shutter button
Power button
Strap eyelet
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
Battery/SD memory card cover
Lens
Auto-Focus auxiliary LED
Flash
Microphone
Rear View
12
2
1
3
4
5
11
10
6
8
7
9
1. LED indicator
2. W /
Zoom out (Wide-angle) button
Thumbnail button
3. T /
Zoom in (Telephoto)button
4.
Menu button
5. MODE button
6. Control buttons
7.
Delete button
8.
Display (LCD on/off) button
9. Tripod socket
10.Docking station terminal
(DC IN 5V port/USB port)
11.LCD monitor
12.Speaker
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Control Buttons
1
1.
2.
(S) Flash button
Playback button
5
3. SCN (T) Scene Mode button
4.
2
4
( X) Self-Timer button
5. OK button
3
Top View of Docking Cradle
4
5
3
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
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Cradle
USB port
AV-OUT port
DC IN 5V port
Cradle plug
2
1
LCD Monitor Information
Camera Mode
1
2 3
4
5
7
T
8
9
10
11
12
13
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1. Camera mode
2. Image quality
[ ] Super Fine
[ ] Fine
[ ] Normal
3. Image size
[ 5M ] 2560 x 1920
[ 3M ] 2048 x 1536
[ M ] 1280 x 960
[ M ] 640 x 480
1.2
0.3
[ ] TIFF IMAGE
4. Possible number of shots
5. Memory card indicator
6. Remaining battery status
[ ] Full battery power
[ ] Medium battery power
[ ] Low battery power
[ ] No battery power
6
W
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7. Scene mode
[ ] Auto Mode
[ ] Backlight Mode
[ ] Landscape Mode
[ ] Macro Mode
[ ] Night Scene Mode
[ ] Portrait Mode
[ ] Sports Mode
8. Flash mode
[ ] Red eye
[ ] No flash
[ ] Auto flash
[ ] Forced flash
9. Self-timer mode
[ ] 3 sec. delay
[ ] 10 sec. Delay
Off
10.White balance
[AUTO] Auto
[ ]
Daylight
[ ]
Cloudy
[ ]
Sunset
[ ]
Tungsten
[ ]
Fluorescent
11. Capture mode
[ S]
[
12.
13.
14.
15.
Single
]
Continuous
AEB
[ A ]
Time
Date
Focus area
Zoom state
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Movie Mode
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
Movie mode
Recordable movie time available
Resolution for video clips
SD memory card indicator (if present)
Battery power indicator
Time
Date
Zoom state
1
2
3 4
5
VGA
T
8
6
7
W
Audio Mode
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Audio mode
Current file/ total number of audio files
SD memory card indicator (if present)
Battery power indicator
Sound level (speaker volume)
Audio file name
1
2
3 4
1/13
AUD_0001
6
AUD_0002
AUD_0002
SELECT FILE!
:RECORD
W :VOLUME T :VOLUME +
:PLAY
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5
1
Image Playback
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Play mode
Playback frame number
SD memory card indicator (if present)
Battery power indicator
Image size
Camera mode
Play mode
Total of recorded time
Resolution for video clips
SD memory card indicator (if present)
Battery power indicator
Playback indicator
Movie mode
3
4
6
5
Video Playback
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
2
1
2
3 4
00:00:12
5
VGA
7
6
/:II :SHUTTER
1
2
3
4
Audio Playback
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
Audio mode
Current file/ total number of audio files
SD memory card indicator (if present)
Battery power indicator
Sound level (speaker volume)
Audio file name
1/13
AUD_0001
6
AUD_0002
AUD_0003
OK
PLAY!
:PAUSED
:STOP
5
W :VOLUMET :VOLUME+
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LED Indicators
Indicator
State
Description/Activity
LED indicator
Solid red
LED indicator
Solid green
Blinking green
Blinking blue
1.Vivicam 5340s is powering up.
2.Vivicam 5340s is in the process of battery charge.
USB communication is in progress.
USB transfer is in progress.
The self-timer function is activated.
Self-timer indicator
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PREPARING VIVICAM 5340S
Installing the Battery
We highly recommend you to use the specified rechargeable lithium-ion battery to realize the full
capability of your Vivicam 5340s before initial use. Make sure that the power of Vivicam 5340s is off
before inserting or removing the battery.
1. Slide the battery cover in the direction of the [OPEN] arrow.
2. Insert the battery in the correct orientation as shown in the illustration.
3. Close the battery cover.
To remove the batteries
Hold Vivicam 5340s with the battery cover facing upward, then open the battery cover and remove the
batteries.
Be careful not to drop the batteries when opening or closing the battery cover.
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Docking Cradle
With the docking cradle, you can position your Vivicam 5340s and connect it to other media devices to
play back your images, video clips, or voice recording files (output to a TV monitor or another recorder
recording device, for example) on your desktop. The cradle will facilitate the battery charge of Vivicam
5340s in conjunction with an AC power adapter.
1. Position Vivicam 5340s on the cradle.
2. Match the docking connectors and carefully insert Vivicam 5340s until it fits in place.
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3
Charging the Battery
The state-of-charge of the battery will affect the performance of Vivicam 5340s. To maximize battery
performance and lifetime, it is recommended that you fully charge the battery using the optional AC
power adapter and then fully discharge it (through normal use) at least one time. Please note that
Vivicam 5340s must be powered off before charging the battery. Otherwise, the power will be provided
only to Vivicam 5340s.
1. Place Vivicam 5340s on the cradle. Connect the AC power
adapter to the jack on the cradle labeled "DC IN 5V".
2. Connect the other end of the AC power adapter to a wall
outlet.
Charging time differs depending on the ambient
temperature and the status of battery.
Vivicam 5340s must be used with the specified AC power adapter. Damage caused by the use of an incorrect
adapter is not covered under the warranty.
Always make sure that Vivicam 5340s is off before removing the battery.
The battery may feel warm after it has been charged or immediately after being used. This is normal and not a
malfunction.
When using Vivicam 5340s in cold environments, keep Vivicam 5340s and its battery warm by holding it inside
your jacket or other warm protective environment.
The battery is not fully charged at shipment and must be fully charged before being used.
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Using the AC Power Adapter (Optional Accessory)
1. Make sure Vivicam 5340s is turned off.
2. Connect one end of the AC power adapter to the jack on
the cradle labeled “DC IN 5V”.
3. Connect the other end to an electrical outlet.
Make sure to use the specified AC power adapter of Vivicam 5340s. Damage caused by the use of an incorrect
adapter is not covered under the warranty.
To prevent unexpected auto power off resulting from no battery power left during the process of transferring your
images to the computer, use the AC power adapter as a power supply.
Attaching the Camera Strap
Attach the strap as shown in the illustration.
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Inserting and Removing an SD Memory Card (Optional Accessory)
Vivicam 5340s comes with 10MB of internal memory, allowing you to store video clips, captured images,
or voice recording files in Vivicam 5340s. However, you can also expand the memory capacity by using an
optional SD (Secure Digital) memory card so that you can store more files.
1. Always make sure Vivicam 5340s is turned off before inserting
or removing a memory card.
2. Insert an SD memory card in the correct orientation as shown in
the illustration.
3. Close the battery/SD memory card cover.
To remove the SD memory card, make sure Vivicam 5340s is
turned off. Press lightly on the edge of the memory card and
it will eject.
Be sure to format an SD memory card with Vivicam 5340s before using
it. Refer to section in the manual titled “Formatting an SD Memory
Card or Internal Memory” for further details.
To prevent valuable data from being accidentally erased from an SD
card, you can slide the write protect tab (on the side of the SD memory
card) to “LOCK”.
To save, edit, or erase data on an SD memory card, you must unlock
the card.
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GETTING STARTED
Turning the Power On/Off
Press the
button until Vivicam 5340s turns on.
To turn the power off, press and hold the
button again.
Entering the Main Menu
After turning on Vivicam 5340s, the Main Menu screen appears.
Follow the steps below to select the desired mode:
1. Press the
button to turn on the power.
2. Press the MODE button to access in Main Menu screen
3. Use S,T,W, or X to choose the desired mode, then press the
OK button.
4. For returning to Main Menu from each mode, press the MODE
button again.
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Setting the Date and Time
The date/time setting screen will automatically appear:
When first turning Vivicam 5340s on.
When turning the power on after leaving Vivicam 5340s without battery for an extended period of time.
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
(SETUP)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. Press X to select the [CUSTOM] menu.
4. Use S,T,W, or X to select [DATE SETUP], then press the OK
button.
5. Press W or X to select the Year, Month, Day and Time fields.
To increase a value, press the S button.
To decrease a value, press the T button.
The time is displayed in 24-hours format.
6. Press the OK button after all fields are set.
BASIC
CUSTOM
Y/M/D
NTSC
PAL
DATE SETUP
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
2004.01.03
ENTRY:
DATE SETUP
2004.01.01
Y
M
D
00:11
SELECT ITEM :
SET :
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Choosing the Screen Language
Follow the steps below to specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the
LCD monitor from the following:
, ENGLISH,
,
, FRANÇAIS, DEUTSCH, ITALIANO
and ESPAÑOL.
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
(SETUP)] mode with
S,T,W or X, then press the OK button.
3. Press X to select the [CUSTOM] menu.
4. Use S,T,W, or X to select [LANGUAGE], then press the OK
button.
5. Use S or T to select the language you want.
6. Press the OK button to confirm.
BASIC
Y/M/D
NTSC
PAL
LANGUAGE
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
LANGUAGE
BACK :
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CUSTOM
ENGLISH
ENTRY:
2/8
SET :
Formatting an SD Memory Card or Internal Memory
The term “Formatting” means preparing an “SD Memory Card” to record images; this process is also
called “initialization”. This utility formats the internal memory (or memory card) and erases all stored
images and data.
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
(SETUP)] mode with
S,T,W or X, then press the OK button.
The [BASIC] menu is displayed.
3. Use S ,T ,W , or X to select [FORMAT], then press the OK
button.
4. Use S or T to select [YES], then press the OK button to
confirm.
BASIC
CUSTOM
D
FORMAT
AUTO
AUTO
DATE
FORMAT
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
NO
ENTRY:
FORMAT
YES
NO
BACK :
SET :
When you format an SD memory card, be aware that all data of which will be permanently erased. Protected
images are also erased.
To format the internal memory, do not insert a memory card into Vivicam 5340s. Otherwise, you will format the
memory card.
Formatting is an irreversible action and data cannot be recovered at a later time.
An SD memory card having any problem cannot be properly formatted.
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Setting Image Resolution and Quality
As you get to know Vivicam 5340s, you can set the image resolution (number of vertical and horizontal
pixels) and image quality (compression ratio) based on the types of images you want to shoot. These
settings affect the number of images that can be stored in memory, or on a memory card.
Higher resolution and higher quality images provide finer detail but cause the images' file size to be
larger.
To change image resolution or image quality, perform these steps below:
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
(CAMERA)] mode with
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. Press the
button.
The [PICTURE] menu is displayed.
4. Use S,T,W, or X to select [SIZE], then press the OK button.
5. Use S or T to select the desired setting, then press the OK button.
6. Follow the step 4 and 5 above to set the [QUALITY].
SIZE
1/5
2560x1920
5M
2048x1536
3M
1280x960
1.2
640x480
0.3
BACK :
M
M
SET :
QUALITY
SUPER FINE
FINE
NORMAL
BACK :
SET :
The possible number of shots and recording time depend on the storage size, resolution and quality settings and
the subject of the image to be captured.
You can resize the images later. (Please refer to section in this manual titled "Resizing an Image" for further
detail.
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Using the LCD Monitor
Your Vivicam 5340s is equipped with a 1.9" full color TFT LCD monitor to help you compose images,
replay recorded images/video clips or adjust menu settings. The mode icons, text and numbers displayed
on the monitor may vary according to the current settings.
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Compose your scene on the LCD monitor.
3. Press the shutter button.
The LCD monitor darkens in strong sunlight or bright light. This is not a malfunction.
To prevent your images from being blurred while pressing the shutter button, always hold it carefully. This is
especially important when you are shooting under low lighting conditions, which your Vivicam 5340s may
decelerate the shutter speed to ensure your images are properly exposed.
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CAMERA MODE
Capturing Images
1. Press the
button to turn on the power.
(CAMERA)] mode with
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. Compose the image on the monitor screen so that the main
subject is within the focus frame.
4. Press the shutter button down half way to focus the image.
When you press the shutter button down half way, Vivicam
5340s' Auto Focus feature automatically focuses the image
and exposure.
5. Press the shutter button the rest of the way down to capture
the image.
The actual captured image appears to be larger than the one on LCD after image captured.
Pressing the
button switches the LCD monitor display mode. Each time you press the
button, the display
changes in the following order: Standard Display J Simplified Display.
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Scene Modes
Your Vivicam 5340s offers you seven scene modes to capture images easily in a situation that is
programmed to handle all adjustments for you by selecting the following shooting conditions.
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To use the SCENE mode, follow the steps below:
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
1. Press the
2. Press T/ SCN to access in [SCENE] mode.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select the desired scene mode, then press
the OK button to confirm.
4. Compose the image and then press the shutter button.
Note for the following functions according to the desired scene from a menu:
AUTO
Vivicam 5340s will automatically adjust the focus and exposure depending on the settings
of ISO sensitivity and White Balance.
BACKLIGHT In this mode, Flash mode will be set to
LANDSCAPE
SPORT
MACRO
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The Flash mode will be set to
(Forced Flash) automatically.
(Flash Off).
In this mode, the low limit of shutter speed is 1/125.
The Flash mode will be set to
(Flash Off).
Using the Zoom Function
Vivicam 5340s is equipped with 3x optical zoom. The lens moves during the optical zoom photography,
allowing you to capture telephoto and wide-angle shots. By using the optical zoom function; images
appear closer by pressing the T button, or smaller away by pressing the W button.
Moreover, you can further enlarge the subjects with 4x digital zoom by pressing continuously the T
button. It is activated after your Vivicam 5340s reaches its maximum optical zoom factor (3x). A useful
feature as it is, however, the more the image is magnified, the grainer the image may become.
To capture a zoomed image, perform the following steps:
1. Adjust the magnification ratio by using the T/W button.
To access the optical zoom function, press the T button as
far as it can go. Press it again to activate the digital zoom.
To exit the zoom photography, press continuously the W button.
2. Compose your scene and press the shutter button.
The digital magnification ranges from 1.5x to 4x (in 6 steps: 1.5x, 2x, 2.5x, 3x, 3.5x, 4x).
While recording video clips, the zoom function cannot be activated.
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Using the Macro (Close-Up) Mode
With this mode, Vivicam 5340s’ lens switches the auto focus system to focus on subjects that are much
closer to the lens. This feature allows you to shoot close-up objects, such as small insects or flowers to
get the smallest detail.
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Press T/ SCN to access in [SCENE] mode.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to choose [ (MACRO)], then press the OK
button.
The icon appears on the LCD monitor.
4. Compose your scene and press the shutter button.
When not using MACRO mode at any time, press T/ SCN
again to choose
with S,T,W, or X and then press the OK
button.
After a macro shot is taken DO NOT FORGET to reset the lens to the normal position.
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Using the Flash
The flash is designed to function automatically when lighting conditions warrant the use of flash. You
can take an image using a desired flash mode to suit your circumstances.
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Press the S/ button to access in [FLASH] mode.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select the desired flash mode, then press
the OK button.
The flash mode you set will be displayed on the LCD monitor.
4. Compose your scene and press the shutter button.
Vivicam 5340s has four flash modes: Red Eye, No Flash(default), Auto Flash and Forced Flash. The
table below will help you to choose the appropriate flash mode:
Flash mode
Description
Use this mode to reduce the red-eye phenomenon when you want to take naturalRED EYE
looking images of people and animals in low-light conditions.
When capturing images, the red-eye phenomenon can be reduced by asking
the subject (person) to look at Vivicam 5340s or get as close to Vivicam 5340s as
possible.
Use this mode in the environment that the flash use is prohibited or under the
NO FLASH
situation that the distance to the subject is too far away for the flash to have any
effect.
AUTO FLASH The flash fires automatically according to suit the photographic conditions.
The flash will always fire regardless of the surrounding brightness. Select this
FORCED
mode for recording images with high contrast (backlighting) and deep shadows.
FLASH
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Using the Self-Timer
The self-timer can be set in [
(CAMERA)] mode. This feature is used in situations such as group shots.
1. Secure Vivicam 5340s to a tripod or place it on a stable surface.
2. Press the
button to turn on the power.
3. Toggle X/ to select the desired self-timer mode.
OFF
[NO INDICATION]
4. Compose your scene and press the shutter button.
The self-timer function is activated and the status of
countdown will be displayed on the LCD monitor.
The photography is then taken after the preset time.
To cancel the self-timer at any time, press
to disrupt the
sequence.
After one shot is taken, the self-timer mode is turned off.
If you wish to take another image using the self-timer, repeat these steps.
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Adjusting the Exposure
You can manually adjust the exposure determined by Vivicam 5340s. Use this mode when the proper
exposure cannot be obtained, for example, when the contrast (different between light and dark)
between the subject and the background is extremely large. The EV compensation value can be set in
the range from –2.0EV to +2.0EV.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(CAMERA)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. Press
, then use X to select the [FUNCTION] menu.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select [EXPOSURE], then press the OK
button.
4. You can use S or T to set the range of EV compensation
value from –2.0EV to +2.0EV, then press the OK button.
To reactive auto exposure, select [0EV] in step 4.
5. To exit from the menu, press the
button.
PICTURE FUNCTION
AE/AWB
EV
EXPOSURE
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
0.0EV
EXIT:
ENTRY:
EXPOSURE
0.0EV
BACK :
SET :
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Setting White Balance
This feature lets you make adjustments to compensate for different lighting types according to your
shooting conditions.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(CAMERA)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Press
, then toggle X to select the [AE/AWB] menu.
Use T to select [WHITE BALANCE], then press the OK button.
Use S or T to select the desired setting.
To exit from the menu, press the
button.
PICTURE FUNCTION
WB
ISO
WHITE BLANCE
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
WHITE BALANCE
AE/AWB
Manual
WB
AUTO
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ENTRY:
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AUTO
DAYLIGHT
CLOUDY
SUNSET
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WHITE BALANCE
SET :
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TUNGSTEN
FLUORESCENT
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SET :
ADVANCED SHOOTING
Continuous Capture
This mode is used for continuous capture. Images are taken continuously while the shutter release
button is pressed.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(CAMERA)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. Press
, then use X to select the [FUNCTION] menu.
3. Use T to select [CAPTURE MODE], then press the OK button.
4. Use S or T to select [CONTINUOUS
], then press the OK button.
button.
5. To exit from the menu, press the
The
indicator is displayed on the monitor screen.
6. Press the shutter button halfway to lock the focus.
7. Press the shutter button all the way to shoot.
Shooting will stop when the shutter button is released.
PICTURE FUNCTION
AE/AWB
EV
CAPTURE MODE
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
[S]
EXIT:
ENTRY:
CAPTURE MODE
SINGLE
S
CONTINUOUS
AEB
BACK :
A
SET :
Maximum number of continuous shots: 10
In Continuous mode, the flash mode will be set to OFF automatically.
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Auto Exposure Bracketing (AEB)
In this mode, Vivicam 5340s automatically changes the exposure within a set range to take three shots
after you press the shutter button once. AEB settings can be combined with exposure compensation
settings to extend the adjustment range.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(CAMERA)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. Press
, then use X to select the [FUNCTION] menu.
3. Use T to select [CAPTURE MODE], then press the OK button.
4. Use S or T to select [ AEB A ], then press the OK button.
button.
5. To exit from the menu, press the
The A indicator is displayed on the monitor screen.
6. Press the shutter button to shoot.
PICTURE FUNCTION
AE/AWB
EV
CAPTURE MODE
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
[S]
EXIT:
ENTRY:
CAPTURE MODE
SINGLE
S
CONTINUOUS
AEB
BACK :
In AEB mode, the flash mode will be set to OFF automatically.
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A
SET :
Adjust White Balance Manually
Manual white balance lets you configure Vivicam 5340s for a particular light source and other conditions.
Note that you must perform manual white balance under the same conditions you will be shooting
under. You must also have a white piece of paper or other similar object on hand in order to perform this
function.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(CAMERA)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. Press
, then toggle X to select the [AE/AWB] menu.
3. Use T and X to select [MANUAL WB], then press the OK button.
4. Point Vivicam 5340s at an enclosed gray card for which you
can set the white balance.
This starts the white balance adjustment procedure.
5. Use S or T to select [EXECUTE], then press the OK button to
confirm..
The procedure of manual white balance is complete.
If you with to cancel [MANUAL WB] setting, press S or T to
select [CANCEL].
6. To exit from the menu, press the
button.
7. Press the shutter button to shoot.
PICTURE FUNCTION
WB
MANUAL WB
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
ISO
AE/AWB
Manual
WB
CANCEL
EXIT:
ENTRY:
MANUAL WB
EXECUTE
CANCEL
BACK :
SET :
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PLAY MODE - THE BASICS
In the [
(PLAY) ] mode, you can view, magnify, delete images or play video clips back. This mode also
provides thumbnail images display and slide show, allowing you to quickly search for the desired image.
Viewing Images
1. Press the
button to turn on the power.
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. In the [
(PLAY) ] mode, use W or X to select the desired
images.
To view the previous image, press the W button.
To view the next image, press the X button.
If there is no image stored in the internal memory or on the memory card. [NO PICTURE] message will appear on
the monitor.
Pressing
switches the LCD monitor display mode. Each time you press
following order: Standard display J Detailed display J No information.
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, the display changes in the
Magnifying Images
While reviewing your images, you may enlarge a selected portion of an image. This magnification allows
you to view the details. The zoom factor is displayed on the screen, showing the current magnification
ratio. Images that are being playback can be enlarged in 14 levels of 8 times enlargement.
1. Press the MODE button to access [
(PLAY) ] mode with S,T,
W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY) ] mode, use W or X to select the desired
images.
To view the previous image, press the W button.
To view the next image, press the X button.
3. Adjust the zoom ration by using the T/W button.
To enlarge the selected image, press the T button.
To return to the normal image, press the W button.
The magnification factor is displayed on the LCD monitor.
4. To view different portion of the images, press S,T,W, or X to
adjust the display area.
The displayed image is enlarged; you will see a white frame
with a pink box inside. The white frame indicates the entire
image, while the pink box shows the location of the currently
enlarged area.
1.5x
8x
The magnification factors range from 1.5x to 8x within 14 stages: 1.5x, 2.0x, 2.5x, 3.0x, 3.5x, 4.0x, 4.5x,
5.0x, 5.5x, 6.0x, 6.5x, 7.0x, 7.5x and 8.0x.
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Slideshow Display
The slide show function enables you to play your images back automatically in sequential order. This is
very useful and entertaining feature for reviewing recorded images and for presentations.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, press
to select [SLIDE SHOW] with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. Use S or T to set the slideshow interval, then press the OK button.
The slide show starts.
The video clips are displayed the first frame image, and not
played back.
To stop slide show, press the OK button.
SLIDE SHOW
3 SEC
5 SEC
7 SEC
9 SEC
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SET :
Resizing an Image
You can follow the steps below to an image to one of the four sizes.
You can change the image size of a captured image to one of the following sizes: 2560x1920 pixel,
2048x1536 pixel, 1280x960 pixel and 640x480 pixel. The original image is retained even after resizing.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, use W or X to select the desired
image you want to resize.
3. Press
to select [RESIZE] with the S,T,W, or X button, then
press the OK button.
4. Use S or T to select the desired setting, then press the OK
button to confirm.
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2560x1920
2048x1536
1280x960
640x480
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SET :
MOVIE MODE
Recording Video Clips
1. Press the
button to turn on the power.
(MOVIE)] mode with S,
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. Press the shutter button to start recording.
4. Press the shutter button again to stop recording.
VGA
T
W
The function of optical zoom (3x) can be activated before you start to record video clips.
Pressing the
button switches the LCD monitor display mode. Each time you press the
changes in the following order: Standard Display J Simplified Display.
button, the display
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Playing Back Video Clips
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, use W or X to go through the images
until the video clip you want to play back is displayed.
To view the previous image, press the W button.
To view the next image, press the X button.
3. Press the shutter button to start playing back the video clips.
To pause or resume video playback, press the shutter button.
To stop playback, press the OK button.
Use to start fast reverse playback.
Use SCN to start fast forward playback.
00:00:12
VGA
/:II :SHUTTER
00:00:12
VGA
1X
STOP :
The zoom function cannot be activated while playing the video clips back.
To playback the video clips on the computer, we recommend you to use Windows Media Player 9.0 (WMP 9.0).
You can download WMP version from the website at www.microsoft.com.
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PLAY MODE - ADVANCED FUNCTIONS
Playing Back Images/Video Clips on TV
You can also playback your images on a TV screen. Before connecting to any device, make sure to
select NTSC/PAL system to match the video output system of the video equipment you are going to
connect to Vivicam 5340s, then turn all connected devices off.
1. Position Vivicam 5340s on the cradle.
2. Match the docking connectors and carefully insert Vivicam 5340s
until it fits in place.
3. Connect one end of the A/V cable to the A/V terminal of the
cradle.
4. Connect the other end to the A/V input socket of the TV set.
5. Turn the TV and Vivicam 5340s on.
6. Playback the still images/video clips.
The method of operation is the same as playing back still
images and video clips on Vivicam 5340s.
TV
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Rotating Images in the Display
This function lets you rotate images so that the images are played back with the correct orientation. You
can rotate an image 90 degree clockwise or counterclockwise.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, use W or X to display the image you want to rotate.
3. Press S or T to rotate the selected image +90 0 or -90 0.
90 o Counterclockwise
You cannot rotate video clips.
Rotated images can be magnified.
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o
0 (Original)
o
90 Clockwise
Deleting Images/Video Clips
Use this function to delete one or all images/video clips stored in the internal memory or memory card.
Please note that the deleted images or video clips cannot be recovered. Exercise caution before
deleting a file.
To delete a single image/video clip
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. Use W or X to select the image you want to delete.
3. Press to delete the file.
4. When the delete message appears, use W or X to select [YES],
then press the OK button.
If you wish to cancel the deletion, select [NO].
YES
NO
To delete all images/video clips at once
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
DELETE ALL
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, press
to select [DELETE ALL] with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. To confirm the deletion of all images, use S or T to select [YES],
then press the OK button.
The message “NO PICTURE” appears on the LCD screen.
YES
NO
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SET :
Note that you cannot delete protected images.
Pressing the button in the playback mode allows you to quickly delete the selected image, sparing you the
requisites of accessing the menu mode.
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Protecting Images/Video Clips
Set the data to read-only to prevent images from being erased by mistake.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, press
to select [PROTECT] with the
S,T,W, or X button, then press the OK button.
3. Use S or T to choose the desired setting, then press the OK button.
[ONE IMAGE]: Protect one image/movie.
[ALL IMAGES]: Protect all images/movies (at once).
[EXIT]: Exit from this menu.
4. Use S or T to select [LOCK], then press the OK button.
Press
to return to the [
PLAY] mode. The
indicator
appears on the selected image.
If you wish to cancel the protect function, select [UNLOCK].
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PROTECT
ONE IMAGE
ALL IMAGES
LOCK
UNLOCK
EXIT
BACK :
SET :
Changing the Camera Startup Logo
This feature lets you specify one of your recorded images as your setup screen image, which will be
displayed on the monitor whenever you press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(PLAY)] mode, press
to access in [PLAY] menu.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select [CHANGE LOGO], then press the
OK button.
4. Use S or T to select [EXECUTE], then press the OK button to
confirm.
The new logo will be activated on the next time you turn on
Vivicam 5340s.
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LOGO
CHANGE LOGO
EXECUTE
SELECT ITEM:
EXIT:
ENTRY:
CHANGE LOGO
EXECUTE
CANCEL
SELECT IMAGE :
SET :
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AUDIO MODE
Vivicam 5340s enables you to record and playback voice files anytime and anywhere.
Recording Voice Files
1. Press the
button to turn on Vivicam 5340s.
2. Press the MODE button to access in [
(AUDIO)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
3. In the [
(AUDIO)] mode, use the shutter button to start voice
recording.
A
indicator is displayed on the screen.
Recording stops when you press the shutter button again.
1/13
AUD_0001
AUD_0002
AUD_0003
RECORD!
:STOP
W :VOLUMET :VOLUME+
Playing Back a Voice Recording File
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(AUDIO)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
Voice playlist appears on the screen.
2. In the [
(AUDIO)] mode, use S or T to select the voice
recording file you want to play.
3. Press the OK button to start playback of the voice-recording file
through Vivicam 5340s’ speaker.
To pause playback, press the
button.
To resume playback, press the OK button.
To stop playback, press the OK button again.
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AUD_0011
PLAY!
:PAUSE
:STOP
W :VOLUMET :VOLUME+
Deleting a Voice Recording File
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(AUDIO)] mode with
S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. In the [
(AUDIO)] mode, use S or T to select the voice file
you want to delete.
3. Press
to delete the selected voice file.
4. When the delete message appears, use W or X to select [YES],
and then press the OK button.
If you wish to cancel the deletion, select [NO].
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AUD_0001
AUD_0002
AUD_0003
YES
NO
SELECT FILE!
:RECORD
W :VOLUMET :VOLUME+
:PLAY
Button operations
To
Power on/off
Start/stop voice recording
Choose previous/next voice
recording file
Start/stop playback of a voice
recording file
Adjust audio volume
Delete a voice recording file
Enter the Main Menu
Press
Shutter
button
S/T
OK
T/W
MODE
Functional Description
Press the
button to turn on/off Vivicam 5340s.
Press the shutter button to start or stop voice recording.
Use S or T to choose previous or next voicevoice-recording filerecording file and then press the
OK button to play.
Press the OK button to start or stop playback of a voice
recording file
Press T or W to increase or decrease audio volume.
Press the
button to delete voice-recording files.
Press the MODE button to return to one of the following
modes: [SETUP], [CAMERA], [MOVIE], [AUDIO], or
[PLAY].
Audio volume can be adjusted only when playback is being performed or is paused.
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TRANSFERRING FILES FROM YOUR VIVICAM 5340S
TO YOUR COMPUTER
After using USB cable to establish a USB connection between Vivicam 5340s and your computer, you
can use your computer to share recorded images/video clips/voice-recording files with your family or
friends via a e-mail or post them on the Web. In order to do this, you must install the USB driver onto your
computer first. Note that before you begin to install the software, you need to check your system
according to the table as shown below.
CPU
OS
Memory
Free Space on Hard Disk
Required Devices
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System Requirements
(Windows)
System Requirements
(Macintosh)
Pentium 400 MHz processor or higher
Windows 98/98SE/ME/2000/XP
128MB
128MB hard disk space
A CD-ROM drive
An available USB port
G3/G4
OS X
128MB
128MB hard disk space
A CD-ROM drive
An available USB port
Step 1: Install the USB driver
Installation on Windows 98 & 98SE
The USB driver on the supplied CD-ROM is exclusively for Windows 98 and 98SE. Windows 2000/ME/
XP users need not install the USB driver.
1. Insert the enclosed CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
2. When the welcome screen appears, click “Install USB Driver “.
Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
3. After the USB driver has been installed, restart your computer.
Installation on MAC OS X
For Mac OS X, the computer will automatically recognize Vivicam 5340s and load its own USB drivers.
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Step 2: Connect Vivicam 5340s to your computer
1. Position Vivicam 5340s on the cradle.
2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB connector on
the cradle.
3. Connect the other end of the USB cable to an available USB
port on your computer.
4. There will be a new “Removable Disk” icon detected in “My
Computer”, in which contains your recorded images/video clips/
audio files.
(For Mac users, double-click [untitled] or [unlabeled] disk
drive icon on our desktop.)
When connecting to the computer, it is necessary to install the battery into Vivicam 5340s.
While transferring images to your computer, the other buttons on Vivicam 5340s will not perform the functions.
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Step 3: Download images, video clips or voice-recording files
When Vivicam 5340s is turned on and connected to your computer, it is considered to be a disk drive,
just like a floppy disk or CD. You can download (transfer) images by copying them from the “Removable
disk” (“untitled” or “unlabeled” disk on a Macintosh) to your computer hard drive.
Windows
Open the “removable disk” and double click on the DCIM / CAMERA folder to open it to find more folders.
Your images are inside these folder(s). Select the desired still images / video clips /audio files and then
choose “Copy” from the “Edit” menu. Open the destination location (folder) and choose “Paste” from the
“Edit” menu. You may also drag and drop image files from Vivicam 5340s to a desired location.
Macintosh
Open the “untitled” disk icon, and the destination location on your hard disk. Drag and drop from Vivicam
5340s to the desired destination.
Memory card users may prefer to use a memory card reader (highly recommended).
Video playback application is not included with the package. Make sure that video playback application has
been installed in your computer.
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EDITING SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
Installing Photo Explorer
Ulead ® Photo Explorer provides a simple and efficient way to transfer, browse, modify and distribute
digital media. Acquire photos, video or sound clips from various digital device types and easily browse
or add personal descriptions; make timely modifications; or distribute the media through the medium of
your choice: E-mail, Print, Slideshow Presentations. It is an indispensable all-in-one tool for owners of
digital cameras, WebCams, DV camcorders, scanners, or anyone who strives to effectively organize a
large collection of digital media.
1. Insert the enclosed CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
2. When the welcome screen appears, click “Install Ulead® Photo
Explorer”. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
installation.
For more information about the operation of Photo Explorer application software, refer to its respective help
documentation.
For Windows 2000/XP users, please make sure to install and use the Photo Explorer in “Administrator” mode.
Photo Explorer is not supported on the Mac. iPhoto or iPhoto2is recommended.
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Installing Photo Express
Ulead® Photo Express is complete photo project software for digital images. The step-by-step workflow,
visual program interface, and in-program help assist users in creating exciting photo projects. Acquire
digital photos effortlessly from digital cameras or scanners. Organize them conveniently with the Visual
Browse mode. Use hundreds of ready-to-use templates such as albums, cards, posters, slideshows,
and more. Edit and enhance images with photo editing tools, photographic filters, and special effects.
Embellish projects by adding creative design elements such as frames, callouts, and stamp objects.
Share results with family and friends via e-mail and multiple print options.
1. Insert the enclosed CD-ROM into your CD-ROM drive.
2. When the welcome screen appears,click “Install Ulead® Photo
Express”. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
installation.
For information on how to use Photo Express to edit and retouch your recorded images, please refer to its online
help.
For Windows 2000/XP users, make sure to install and use the Photo Express while logged in as a user with an
Administrator account.
Photo Express is not supported on the Mac.
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INSTALL USER'S MANUAL
A copy of the user manual is provided on the CD-ROM in PDF format. It is a backup copy of the printed
manual. If you misplace the printed guide, you may print another copy from the CD-ROM. The only
requirement for viewing the User Manual on the CD-ROM is that you have Acrobat Reader (Adobe
Reader) installed on your computer. Updates to this manual, and versions in other languages may be
found on the Vivitar website (www.vivitar.com).
1. Insert the CD-ROM that came with the camera into the CD-ROM
drive. The welcome screen appears.
2. Click “Install User’s Manual”. Follow the on-screen instructions
to complete the installation.
Alternatively, browse the CD-ROM to find the PDF file.
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INSTALL ACROBAT READER
The CD-ROM includes a PDF (portable document format) copy of the user’s manual. To view a PDF you
must have Acrobat Reader installed in your computer. Acrobat Reader is included on the camera CD
ROM. Using Acrobat Reader, you can read the user’s manual and print sections of interest.
1. Insert the CD-ROM that came with the camera into the CD-ROM
drive. The welcome screen appears.
2. Click “Install Acrobat Reader”. Follow the on-screen instructions
to complete the installation.
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MENU OPTIONS
Camera Menu
This menu is for the basic settings to be used when capturing still images in camera mode.
PICTURE FUNCTION
AE/AWB
PICTURE FUNCTION
AE/AWB
Q
WB
R
G B
SELECT MODE:
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
PICTURE FUNCTION
ISO
AE/AWB
Manual
WB
EV
EXIT:
SELECT MODE:
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
EXIT:
SELECT MODE:
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
EXIT:
(CAMERA)] mode with S,T,W, or X, then press the OK
button.
2. Press
to access in [CAMERA] menu, then use W or X to select [PICTURE] / [FUNCTION] / [AE /
AWB] menu.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select the desired option item in [PICTURE] / [FUNCTION] / [AE / AWB] menu,
then press the OK button.
4. To exit from the menu, press the
button.
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PICTURE Settings
Option
Functional Description
SIZE
Sets
* 5M
* 3M
* M
* M
*
Sets
*
*
*
1.2
0.3
QUALITY
Q
the size of the image that will be captured.
2560 x 1920
2048 x 1536
1280 x 960
640 x 480
TIFF IMAGE
the quality (compression rate) at which the image is captured.
SUPER FINE
FINE
NORMAL
SHARPNESS Sets the level of image sharpness.
*
HIGH
*
NORMAL
*
LOW
COLOR
Sets the color of the image that will be captured.
R
* NORMAL
G B
* B&W
* SEPIA
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FUNCTION Settings
Item
Functional Description
CAPTURE MODE Sets the recording method at the time of capturing images.
SINGLE
* S
*
CONTINUOUS
* A
AEB
LCD BRIGHT
Sets whether or not to use digital zoom at the time of photography.
The adjustment range is from –5 to +5.
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DIGITAL ZOOM
Sets whether or not to use digital zoom at the time of photography.
* ON/OFF
EXPOSURE
Sets to obtain the correct exposure when the subject is much brighter or darker
than the background.
The EV compensation value can be set in the range from –2.0EV to +2.0EV.
AE/AWB Settings
Item
Functional Description
WHITE BALANCE
WB
ISO
ISO
MANUAL WB
Manual
WB
Sets the white balance photographing under a variety of lighting conditions and
permits images to be taken that approach the conditions that are seen by the
human eye.
* AUTO AUTO
*
DAYLIGHT
CLOUDY
*
*
SUNSET
*
TUNGSTEN
FLUORESCENT
*
Sets the sensitivity for capturing images. When the sensitivity is raised (and the
ISO figure is increased), photography will become possible even in dark locations,
but the more pixilated (grainer) the image will appear.
*AUTO/100/200
Manually sets the white balance and stores it. Use of this is convenient when the
white balance does not offer a good match. Before select [EXECUTE] determine
the subject (such as a white paper) that will be used to set the white balance.
*EXECUTE/CANCEL
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Movie Menu
This menu is for the basic settings to be used when recording video clips.
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(MOVIE)] mode with S,
T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
2. Press
to access in [MOVIE] menu.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select the desired setting, then press the
OK button.
4. To exit from the menu, press the
button.
MOVIE
R
G B
EV
640
480
SIZE
SELECT ITEM:
EXIT:
ENTRY:
Item
Functional Description
SIZE
Sets the size of the image that will be recorded.
* 640X480
* 320X240
Refer to “Camera Menu - PICTURE Settings” in LIST OF MENU OPTIONS.
COLOR
R
G B
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LCD BRIGHT
Refer to “Camera Menu - FUNCTION settings” in LIST OF MENU OPTIONS.
EXPOSURE
Refer to “Camera Menu - FUNCTION settings” in LIST OF MENU OPTIONS.
Play Menu
In the [PLAY] menu, set which settings are to be used for playback.
PLAY
1/ 8
SLIDE
SHOW
COPY
7/ 7
LOGO
Index
SLIDE SHOW
SELECT ITEM:
1.
2.
3.
4.
PLAY
R
3SEC
EXIT:
ENTRY:
CHANGE LOGO
SELECT ITEM:
EXECUTE
EXIT:
ENTRY:
Press the MODE button to access in [
(PLAY)] mode with S,T,W or X, then press the OK button.
Press
to access in [PLAY] menu.
Use S,T,W or X to select the desired setting, then press the OK button.
button.
To exit from the playback menu, press the
Item
Functional Description
SLIDE SHOW
You can play back recorded images in order with a selected interval time. This
function is useful for checking your images or for presentations, etc.
Refer to section in this manual titled “Slideshow Display” for further details.
* 3SEC/5SEC/7SEC/9SEC
SLIDE
SHOW
PROTECT
Set the data to read-only to prevent images from being erased by mistake. Refer to
section in this manual titled “Protecting Images/Video Clips” for further details.
DELETE ALL
Delete all files.
* YES/NO
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Item
Functional Description
COPY TO CARD Allows you to copy your files from Vivicam 5340s’ internal memory to a memory
card. Of course, you can only do this if you have a memory card installed and some
COPY
files in internal memory.
* YES/NO
THUMBNAIL
Index
Allows you to view 4 or 9 thumbnail images on the LCD monitor at the same time,
which can quickly search for the image that you want.
* 4/9
RESIZE
Changes the size of a recorded image.
* 2560 x 1920
* 2048 x 1536
* 1280 x 960
* 640 x 480
* EXIT
CHANGE LOGO Allows you to specify one of your recorded images as your setup screen image,
which will be displayed on the monitor whenever you press the
button to turn on
LOGO
Vivicam 5340s.
* EXECUTE/CANCEL
R
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Setup Menu
You can select your preferences on the camera settings in the mode.
BASIC
D
SELECT MODE:
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
CUSTOM
BASIC
FORMAT
AUTO
Y/M/D
AUTO
DATE
NTSC
PAL
CUSTOM
DATE
SELECT MODE:
SELECT PAGE:
SELECT ITEM:
1. Press the MODE button to access in [
(SETUP)] mode with S,T,W, or X, then press the OK button.
The [SETUP] menu is displayed.
2. Press W or X to select the [BASIC] / [CUSTOM] menu.
3. Use S,T,W, or X to select the desired option item, then press the OK button.
4. Press the MODE button to return to Main Menu and select the desired mode.
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BASIC Settings
Item
Functional Description
SPEAKER
Sets whether or not to mute the startup sound and camera sound each time you press
the camera button.
* ON/OFF
FORMAT
Erases all images and reformats the SD card loaded in your camera. Protected images
are also erased. SD card cannot be formatted if it is write-protected.
Refer to section in this manual titled "Formatting an SD Memory Card or Internal
Memory" for further details.
* YES/NO
FORMAT
SLEEP
AUTO
RESET
D
Allows you to adjust the time delay for power savings. If no operation performed for a
specific period of time, the status of LCD monitor will turn into idle mode (also known as
power save mode) and the LCD monitor will turn off. You can press any button to
resume the operation.
* OFF / 30SEC / 1MIN. / 2MIN.
Returns all basic settings to Vivicam 5340s’ default settings. The time setting will not
be reset.
* YES/NO
POWER OFF If no operation is performed for a specific period of time, the power to Vivicam 5340s
AUTO
is automatically turned off. This feature is useful to reduce battery wear.
* OFF / 3MIN. / 5MIN. / 10MIN.
DATE PRINT
DATE
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The date of recording can be printed directly on the still images. This function must
be activated before the image is captured.
* ON/OFF
CUSTOM Settings
Item
Functional Description
DATE TYPE
Sets the displayed type of date and time on the screen.
* [Y/M/D]: Year/Month/Day
* [D/M/Y]: Day/Month/Year
* [M/D/Y]: Month/Day/Year
Y/M/D
DATE SETUP
DATE
Sets the date and the time.
Refer to section in this manual titled “Setting the Date and Time” for further details.
LANGUAGE
Sets the language that is displayed on the LCD monitor.
Refer to section in this manual titled “Choosing the Screen Language” for further details.
*
/ ENGLISH /
/
/ FRANÇAIS / DEUTSCH / ITALIANO /
ESPAÑOL
VIDEO OUT
Sets video output system of the video equipment that you are going to connect to
Vivicam 5340s.
*PAL / NTSC
NTSC
PAL
VERSION
Displays the firmware version of Vivicam 5340s.
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CONNECTING YOUR CAMERA TO OTHER DEVICES
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VIVICAM 5340S SPECIFICATIONS
Item
Resolution
Still image resolution
Video clip resolution
Still image quality settings
Internal memory
External memory
Compression formats
File formats
Lens aperture
Focal length
Range of focus
LCD display
Self-timer
Exposure
Exposure compensation
White balance
ISO
Ports
Power
Dimensions
Weight
Description
5 Mega Pixels
2560 x 1920 maximum
640 x 480, 320 x 240
Super fine, Fine, Normal
10 MB
Secure Digital (SD) memory card (optional, up to 512MB)
MPEG 4 SP (Video), IMA-ADPCM (Audio)
JPG, TIFF, ASF (Video)
f/2.8 (wide) – f/4.9 (tele)
5.4 mm -16.2 mm
Normal: 18” – infinity (0.5 M – infinity)
Wide: 2” – 16” (0.06 - 0.4 M)
Tele: 14” – 18” (0.35 - 0.5 M)
1.9” LTPS color LCD
3 or 10 second delay
Automatic
+/- 2.0EV (0.5 EV increments)
Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Sunset, Tungsten, Fluorescent
Automatic, 100, 200
DC-In, USB, A/V
Lithium-ion rechargeable battery (650mAH), or AC-DC Adapter
Approximately 3.6” x 2.2” x 1.1” (91 x 58 x 27 mm)
Approximately 4.3 ounces (120 gm) (without batteries or memory card)
* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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APPENDIX
Troubleshooting Guide
Symptom
Power does not
turn on
Possible causes
Solutions / Corrective Actions
* The battery has run out.
* Load new or fully charged battery.
* The battery is not oriented correctly. * Load the battery in the correct
* The battery cover is not closed properly.
direction.
* The AC power adapter (optional)
* Close the battery cover correctly.
is disconnected.
* Properly connect the AC power
adapter.
* Turn the power back on.
Vivicam 5340s suddenly * [SLEEP] in BASIC menu of SETUP
mode activated.
* Charge the battery.
powers down.
* The battery has run out.
* Select the CAMERA mode in main
Image is not captured * Vivicam 5340s is in PLAY mode.
menu screen.
* Memory is full.
when the shutter
* Transfer the desired files to your
button is pressed.
computer and then delete
unnecessary files, or use a different
memory card.
Continuous shooting * NO FLASH is selected in flash mode. * Select a different flash mode.
* Vivicam 5340s is in Continuous/AEB/ * Select [SINGLE] in the capture
is not possible.
mode of CAMERA menu.
Movie mode.
Cannot use the flash * The capacity of the built-in memory or * Insert a new SD memory card.
SD memory card is full.
to capture images.
Cannot transfer files
* USB cable is not connected securely. * Check all connections.
over a USB connection. * USB driver is not installed.
* Install the USB driver on your
computer.
* Vivicam 5340s is turned off.
* Turn on Vivicam 5340s.
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Possible Number of Recordable Images
The frame counter indicates the approximate number of images that can be stored on the SD memory
card. The number of recordable images may vary depending on the recorded subject, the capacity of
the memory card, there are files other than images or when the recording is made while switching the
picture quality or resolution.
Resolution
2560 x 1920 pixels
5M
2048 x 1536 pixels
3M
1280 x 960 pixels
1.2
M
640 x 480 pixels
0.3
M
TIFF IMAGE
Quality
(Compression
Ratio)
Super fine (1/8)
Fine (1/12)
Normal (1/16)
Super fine (1/8)
Fine (1/12)
Normal (1/16)
Super fine (1/8)
Fine (1/12)
Normal (1/16)
Super fine (1/8)
Fine (1/12)
Normal (1/16)
SD memory card
8MB
16MB
32MB
64MB
128MB
1
4
3
8
5
13
19
39
59
30
61
91
78
153
226
295
549
769
40
79
120
62
123
185
159
312
459
600
1114
1560
79
158
239
124
247
370
317
623
916
1198
2225
3115
161
320
483
251
498
747
641
1256
1847
2416
4487
6282
4
8
17
34
3
7
6
13
9
20
7
58
84
17
35
51
67
125
175
9
19
28
14
29
44
38
74
109
143
266
373
0
0
2
15
23
30
256MB 512MB
The above data shows the standard testing results. The actual capacity varies according to the
shooting conditions and settings.
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Approximate Duration of Recording Time
The table below indicates the approximate duration of recording time depending on the capacity of the
SD memory card.
Image size
640 x 480
320 x 240
SD memory card
8MB
0:18
1:13
16MB
0:47
3:08
32MB
1:46
6:58
64MB
3:42
14:38
128MB
7:36
29:58
256MB
15:14
1:00:05
512MB
30:48
2:01:25
The values for the recording time may vary depending on the shooting conditions and settings.
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