Setting up your camera
In the box
Digital Camera
EVC1800
Battery Installation
SD card installation
1. Open the battery cover by pressing and sliding the battery lock.
2. Insert 3 alkaline “AAA” size batteries (not included) into the compartment.
3. Close the battery cover.
This camera has no internal memory and requires an SD card (not included) to
take and save pictures or record videos. The camera can support SD cards up to
16GB. To install the SD card into the camera, follow the steps below:
1. Turn off the camera.
2. Insert the SD card into the card slot (as shown below) until it clicks and locks
into place. Make sure the metal contacts are facing the front of the camera.
3. To remove the card, gently push it in until it pops out.
USB Cable
(connects to your
computer)
Digital Camera
User Guide
Digital Camera
AAA Batteries
User Guide
EDC240
or
User Guide
CD (ArcSoft® Media
Impression software)
EDC240
User Guide
• Make sure the Lock switch on the SD card is in the UNLOCKED position.
• A card can only be inserted one way: do not use force when inserting the card.
• Inserting or removing a card while the camera is on may damage the card, files
stored on the card, or the camera.
Requires 3 AAA batteries (not included)
Using your camera
Location of controls
Turning the camera on/off
1. To turn the camera on, press and HOLD the [POWER] button until
the display turns on.
2. To turn the camera off, press and HOLD the [POWER] button until
the display turns off.
Other trademarks and trade names are those of their respective owners.
[POWER] button
Microphone
ArcSoft and Media Impression are trademarks of ArcSoft, Inc.
[POWER] button
YouTube™ is a registered trademark of YouTube, LLC.
This product is not affiliated with, or endorsed by YouTube™.
Touch keys
Macro
Settings
Emerson and the G-Clef logo are registered trademarks of Emerson Radio Corp.
Parsippany, New Jersey USA
[SHUTTER] Button
Mini
USB
Port
[HOME]
button
HOME
MENU
Touch keys
This camera has four touch keys which perform different actions depending on
what you are doing with the camera. For example:
[MENU]
button
Battery
compartment
A) In picture mode the four touch keys will be:
Made in China / Designed in the USA
Manufactured by: AIT Inc. Brooklyn, NY 11232
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Customer Support:
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B) In playback mode the four touch keys will be:
Tripod mount
SD card slot
This camera has an auto-shutoff feature which can be set for specific times (refer to
System Settings > Power Save).
Camera modes
Video Mode
Picture Mode
When you turn on the camera, the default mode is Photo Mode. To switch
modes, press the [HOME] button, then use the touch keys to select from one of
four modes.
5 6 7
Still Image
Movie Mode
HOME
Setup
[HOME] button
MENU
Use the touch keys to select from one of the following options:
Playback Mode - Playback videos or view pictures
Picture Mode - Take Pictures
18
17
16
15
14
13
8
P
Touch keys
Playback
9
3M
Nor
10
AUTO
11
12
1. Picture Mode Icon 11. [Display] touch key
12. [LED light] touch key
2. Picture quality
13. Battery indicator
3. Sharpness
14. Macro / Infinity mode
4. ISO
15. White balance
5. Exposure mode
16. Metering
6. Scene mode
7. SD card indicator 17. Effect mode
8. Pictures remaining 18. Picture size
9. [Zoom in] touch key
10. [Zoom out] touch key
HOME
MENU
] touch key repeatedly to select from:
Setup - make changes to the camera’s settings
System Settings
1
Picture Mode Settings
Video Mode Screen
3
2
4
Self timer and continuous shooting
1. While in picture mode, press the [MENU]
button, then press the [NEXT] touch key, then
press the [Driver Mode] touch key.
2. Use the touch keys to select from 2 second
Picture screen
self-timer, 10 second self-timer or Burst.
touch keys
3. When you select 2 or 10 seconds self timer,
the timer starts counting down from 2 or 10
seconds, and the camera takes a picture; when
you select burst, the camera takes 3 pictures
continuously.
4. Press the [SHUTTER] button to start self
timer or burst snapshot.
5. To turn off the self timer or Burst feature repeat step 1 then select “Off”.
LED light indicator
While in Picture Mode press the [
Video Mode - Record videos
1. Make sure that an SD card is inserted into the camera.
2. Turn on the camera, and press the [HOME] button, then press the [Movie
Mode] touch key. The Video Mode Screen is displayed.
3. Press the [SHUTTER] button, the camera starts recording video.
4. To stop recording and save, press the [SHUTTER] button again.
1. Make sure that an SD card is inserted into the camera.
2. Turn on the camera, the Standby Picture Mode Screen is displayed and the
camera is in Picture Mode.
3. Press the [SHUTTER] button to take a picture.
1 2 3 4
Playback Mode
13
12
11
10
9
8
5
6
AUTO
7
Zoom
Use the [ ] and [ ] touch keys to zoom
in and out when recording video,
taking photos or viewing still images.
Video Playback
1. If you select a video, press the [ ] touch key (play video) to start the video
playback. The video starts playing and the touch key icons change.
2. Use the video playback touch keys to:
[ ] rewind / [ ] fast forward / [ II ] pause / [ ] return to Playback mode
1. Video Mode Icon
2. SD card indicator
3. Recording time (video)
4. [Zoom in] touch key
5. [Zoom out] touch key
6. [Display] touch key
7. [LED light] touch key
8. Battery Indicator
9. Macro/Infinity mode
10. White balance
11. Metering
12. Frame rate
13. Video quality
LED light
In Video Mode press the [ ] touch
key to turn the LED light On. This is
useful for low light situations.
1. Press the [
2. Press the [
1. Turn on the camera, and press the [HOME] button, then press the [Playback]
touch key to enter Playback mode.
2. Use the [ ] and [ ] touch keys to scroll through the video and picture
files.
Video screen
touch keys
Play video
Thumbnail mode
Scroll to previous file
HOME
Scroll to next file
MENU
Picture Playback JPG
1. If you select a picture, use the touch key’s as shown below to control picture
playback.
2. To view pictures in thumbnail mode, press the [ ] touch key (zoom out)
while zoomed out all the way.
HOME
MENU
Zoom in
] touch key to turn the LED on.
] touch key again to turn the LED off.
Zoom out / Thumbnail mode
Scroll to previous file
Display mode
Use the [DIS] touch key to switch the display modes
between: icons showing / icons off / display off when
recording video or taking photos.
HOME
JPG
Scroll to next file
MENU
Video Mode Settings
Playback Mode Settings
To make changes to the camera’s settings , follow the instructions below:
To make changes to the picture mode settings , follow the instructions below:
To make changes to the video mode settings , follow the instructions below:
To make changes to the playback mode settings , follow the instructions below:
1. Press the [HOME] button, then press the [Setup] touch key. The system
settings screen will open.
2. Use the [NEXT] touch key to scroll to more options.
3. Use the touch keys to make changes to the following system settings where
you can change the options below.
1. Make sure you are in picture mode (press the [HOME] button, then press the
[Still Image] touch icon).
2. Press the [MENU] button. The Picture Mode Settings Screen will open.
3. Use the [NEXT] touch key to scroll to more options.
4. Use the touch keys to make changes to the following Picture Mode Settings
where you can change the options below.
1. Make sure you are in video mode (press the [HOME] button, then press the
[Movie Mode] touch icon).
2. Press the [MENU] button. The Video Mode Settings Screen will open.
3. Use the [NEXT] touch key to scroll to more options.
4. Use the touch keys to make changes to the following Video Mode Settings
where you can change the options below.
1. Make sure you are in playback mode (press the [HOME] button, then press
the [Playback] touch icon).
2. Press the [MENU] button. The Playback Mode Settings will open.
3. Use the [NEXT] touch key to scroll to more options.
4. Use the touch keys to make changes to the following Playback Mode Settings
where you can change the options below.r
Picture Mode Settings Screen
Auto Review
Resolution
OFF
Power Frequency
60Hz
Power save
5min
NEXT
Video Mode Settings Screen
5M
Quality
Metering
HOME
NEXT
MENU
Movie Size
Lock
Frame Rate
Delete
Metering
Slideshow
HOME
NEXT
MENU
Playback Mode Settings Screen
HOME
MENU
System Settings Options
Picture Mode Settings Options
Video Mode Settings Options
AUTO REVIEW
set time of review after picture is taken (off, 1 sec, 3 sec).
RESOLUTION
MOVIE SIZE
640X480 (Higher quality video / shorter recording time)
320X240 (lower quality video / longer recording time)
POWER FREQUENCY
50Hz / 60Hz
(The Camera’s default setting is 60hz for the USA and North America)
1M
· (1280x1024) / 3M (2048x1536) / 5M (2592x1944) / 8M (3264x2448)
/ 12M (4000x3000) (Higher picture resolution takes up more space on
the card).
POWER SAVE
Super fine / Fine / Normal
Select 1,3, or 5 minutes. To conserve battery power, the camera
will shut off if no buttons are pressed within the selected time.
FRAME RATE
30 Frames Per Second (Higher quality video / shorter recording time)
15 Frames Per Second (Lower quality video / longer recording time)
METERING
Center / Multi / Spot
DATE & TIME
LANGUAGE
Set the camera’s date and time.
USB
MSDC or PCCAM (Only select PCCAM when you would like to
use the camera as a webcam then be sure to change back to MSDC
when using as camera).
FORMAT
Erase all data on the SD card
DEFAULT SETTING
Reset the camera’s settings to factory default.
Set the camera’s language
QUALITY
METERING
WHITE BALANCE
EXPOSURE
DRIVER MODE
Center / Multi / Spot
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Tungsten
Adjust the exposure
“Off” (disables the self timer), “2” or “10” second options
(self timer), “Burst” (3 frame shot)
EFFECT
SCENE
Norma / B&W / Sephia / Negative / Red / Green / Blue
ISO
SHARPNESS
AUTO / 100 / 200 / 400 / 800
NEXT
WHITE BALANCE
Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluorescent / Tungsten
HOME
MENU
Playback Mode Settings Options
LOCK
Lock one or all of your picture and video files. When locked the files
will not be to be deleted.
DELETE
“One” (Delete the currently displayed video or picture) or “All”
SLIDE SHOW
Start a slide show, and adjust the slide show settings.
EFFECT
Select from various special effects.
ROTATE
Rotate the picture.
RESIZE
Resize the picture.
Auto / Landscape / Portrait / Night Portrait / Beach / Sport / Dinner
/ High sensitivity
Soft / Normal / Sharp
Slideshow, Effect, Rotate, and Resize will only be options when a picture (jpg) is being
viewed.
Connecting the camera
ArcSoft® MediaImpression
Connect your camera to a computer
To edit or upload and share your videos and pictures, you must first transfer
them to your computer. Follow the steps below to connect the camera to your
computer, and use the provided ArcSoft® software to manage, view, edit and
share your videos and pictures.
Installing
4. Turn ON the camera.
5. Look for your camera by clicking on “My Computer”, it should usually appear
as “Removable Disk”. Select a file, and simply move it into your computer
(we recommend copying the files into the “My Videos” or “My Pictures”
folder of your computer) in the usual way (drag-and-drop, copy-paste), OR
open the ArcSoft®software to easily locate your camera and transfer, view,
edit, and upload your video and picture files (see “ArcSoft®
MediaImpression”).
Install the included ArcSoft® MediaImpression software before connecting the camera
to your computer. With this software you will be able to manage, view, edit, transfer,
and easily upload / share your videos and pictures. Follow the instructions below to
install the MediaImpression software onto your computer.
6. Before disconnecting the camera, click on the “Safely Remove Hardware”
icon usually located on the lower right corner of your desktop.
1. Make sure the camera is turned off, and that an SD or SDHC card is inserted in
the camera before connecting it to your computer.
3. Connect the larger end of the USB cable into your computer’s USB port.
Please do not disconnect the USB cable during loading, as it may cause damage to the
camera and the files on the SD card.
7. If you wish to delete the original files from the camera select “Delete Original Files”,
otherwise just click “Done”.
5. Select a destination on your computer where you
would like to transfer the videos or pictures by clicking
on the “Destination Folder” drop down window. We
recommend transferring the files to either your computer’s
Desktop, or the “My Videos” or “My Pictures” folders,
where you can easily access and find your videos and
pictures.
Computer
Click on “My Computer”, RIGHT click on “Removable Drive” then click on
“Eject” from the drop down menu.
2. Insert the smaller end of the USB cable into the camera’s USB port.
1. Connect and turn on the camera.
2. Open Media Impression.
3. Click “Import”.
Installation CD
OR
Transferring videos and pictures from the camera to
your computer
ArcSoft® MediaImpression
1. Insert the provided CD into the CD-ROM drive of your computer, and click on
“Install MediaImpression”.
2. Click “Next” when prompted and “Finish”.
3. To open MediaImpression, click on the MediaImpression icon on your Desktop.
2. Select a video and click on the Media Player icon.
Select a video.
4. In the “Get Media from” drop down
window, find your camera.
(Usually displayed as “Removable Disk”)
Removable Disk
Uploading videos to YouTube™
1. From the Main Screen click on “Video”.
Destination Folder
2. Select a video.
Browse a destination
Main Screen
Done
Viewing videos on your computer
3. Click on the YouTube™ icon.
1. From the Main Screen click on “Video”.
(To return to the main screen, click on
“Go to Start Page”.
6. Click “Import”
3. The video will load and begin to play.
Video
Import
Main Screen
Webcam feature
Emailing Pictures
Viewing pictures on your computer
4. Enter your YouTube™ username and password
(mark the check boxes to save the username
and password for future uploads), and click
“Login”
Installing the Webcam Driver.
1. Select a picture, and click on the “Easy Email” icon.
1. From the Main Screen select “Pictures”
Select a picture
Note: Do not have the camera connected to the computer when
installing the driver.
5. Enter the required information and click “Upload”.
2. Select a picture, and click on the
“Photo Viewer” icon.
Main Screen
2. Adjust the settings according to your preference, and click “Attach to Email”
Upload Window
6. If the video successfully uploaded,
you will see the message below.
Upload
Adjust settings
Photo Viewer Screen
• For more information regarding
ArcSoft’s MediaImpression software,
click “Extras” (located on the upper right
hand corner) and then click “Help”.
3. Within the Photo Viewer Screen you can:
• Zoom in or out of a picture
• Start or pause a slide show
• Move to the previous or next picture
• Adjust the slide show settings
• Rotate a picture
• Eliminate Red Eye
• Delete
Attach to Email
Troubleshooting
Using your camera as a WebCam
FCC Part 15:
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to
the following two conditions:
Note: You must first install the webcam driver to be able to use the
camera as a pc camera (see “Webcam feature”).
(1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference
that may cause undesired operation.
1. Connect the camera to your computer using the provided USB cable.
2. Turn on the camera.
3. Press the [HOME] button to switch to “PC CAM”, the camera will now
be recognized by your computer as a webcam.
4. When you are finished using the camera as a WebCam, press the
[HOME] button again to switch back to “MSDC” (the camera will now
be recognized by your computer as “Removable Drive”).
Pictures are blurry
Warning: Changes or modifications to this equipment not expressly approved
by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the
requirements for a Class B digital device under Part 15 of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) rules. These requirements are intended 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.
• We recommend using a tripod (not included) when using your camera as a webcam.
• When you set the camera to PCCAM, you will not be able to access the files on the card when
connecting the camera to your computer. Make sure to set it back to its default setting by
selecting “USB” and then “MSDC” in the system settings.
Limited Warranty
In the unlikely event that this product is defective, or does not
perform properly, you may within ninety (90) days from your
original date of purchase return it to the authorized service center
for repair or exchange.
Your product will be repaired or replaced, at our option, for the
same or similar model of equal value if examination by the service
center determines this product is defective. Products received
damaged as a result of shipping will require you to file a claim with
the carrier.
TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE:
The shipping address of the authorized service center is:
● Provide proof of the date of purchase within the package (Dated
bill of sale).
● Prepay all shipping costs to the authorized service center, and
remember to insure your return.
● Include a return shipping address (no P.O. Boxes), a telephone
contact number, and the defective unit within the package.
● Describe the defect or reason you are returning the product.
 Southern Telecom, Inc.
Attention: Customer Service (2nd Floor)
14-C 53rd Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232
Should you have any questions or problems concerning this
product, please contact our customer service department at:
Customer Support:
 1-877-768-8483 (Toll Free)
 cs@southerntelecom.com
Monday - Thursday: 9AM - 5PM (EST)
Friday: 9AM - 3PM (EST)
www.southerntelecom.com
Warranty service not provided
This warranty does not cover damage resulting from accident, misuse, abuse,
improper installation or operation, lack of reasonable care, and unauthorized
modification. This warranty is voided in the event any unauthorized person opens,
alters or repairs this product. All products being returned to the authorized service
center for repair must be suitably packaged.
Limitation of Warranty:
• THE WARRANTY STATED ABOVE IS THE ONLY WARRANTY APPLICABLE TO THIS
PRODUCT. ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED (INCLUDING ALL
IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
PURPOSE) ARE HEREBY DISCLAIMED. NO VERBAL OR WRITTEN INFORMATION
GIVEN BY AIT, INC. IT’S AGENTS, OR EMPLOYEES SHALL CREATE A GUARANTY OR IN
ANY WAY INCREASE THE SCOPE OF THIS WARRANTY.
• REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT AS PROVIDED UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS THE EXCLUSIVE
REMEDY OF THE CONSUMER. AIT, INC. SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR INCIDENTAL OR
CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT OR
ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY ON THIS
PRODUCT. THIS DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITED WARRANTY ARE
GOVERNED BY THE LAWS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK. EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT
PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY
OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ON THIS PRODUCT IS LIMITED TO THE
APPLICABLE WARRANTY PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE.
Some states do not allow the exclusion nor limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts so the above
limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal
rights, and you also may have other rights that vary from state to state.