TimeLapse
HD Video Camera
TLC 200
User Manual
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Brinno TimeLapse Camera TLC200
Thank you for purchasing Brinno TimeLapse Camera!
Brinno TimeLapse Camera (TLC 200) using unique Time Lapse and Power
Saving technology to capture frames for long time using, you can use it
to record your Daily Life, Projects, anything you want to record. Brinno
TimeLapse Camera TLC200 is an easy solution for creating Time Lapse videos.
Turn it on, set time interval, frame to subject, waiting for finished, get the
time lapse video! No fancy equipment, no intervalometer, no complicated
gear setups, no time-controlling, no video-making troubles.
TimeLapse Camera TLC200 Features
1280×720
TLC200 provides you
a 1280x720 resolution
video, yes, it’s HD video.
Time Lapse Video
Through 1.44" LCD screen,
you can frame to your
subject easily.
LCD Viewfinder
Rotatable lens allows you
to find your subject easily!
300,000
frames
TLC200 comes with unique
Power control technology,
4 AA batteries can capture
300,000 frames.
Power Saving
Rotatable Lens
Just turn it on and shoot,
we will give you a time
lapse video!
Simple Solution
Unique design allows you
to attach optional lens.
widgele
an
Extensible Lens*
*Optional accessories.
TLC200 Output file format
- Video Mode:
Format: AVI.
Resolution: 1280x 720, 640x 480
Note: The maximum size of each single AVI file is 4096 frames.
- Still Image Mode (only for using Shutter Line):
Format: JPEG.
Resolution: 1280x 720, 640x 480
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Package Contents
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1 TimeLapseCam (TLC200)
AA
AA
AA
AA
SD
2
3
3 SD card*
2 4 AA Batteries
* SD Card included or not, depends on the description on package box.
Parts of the Camera
Front
Back
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12
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7
1
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9
2
10
3
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5
13
1
2
3
4
5
2
SD Card Cover
Connector for Extension Part
Connector for Micro USB cable
Lens
Battery Door
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7
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Strap Eyelet
LCD Screen
MENU ( ) Button
TIME ( ) Button
OK/ START Button
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12
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Power Switch
LED Indicator
Tripod Screw Hole
Display Icons
Setting screen
Normal
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4
2 Sec
2
OK
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5
Preview screen
1280x720
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START
7
BATTERY
EMPTY
8
SD
FULL
9
10
SD
ERROR
At Setting screen
SD
1 Capture mode
Normal: Time Lapse mode
Shutter: Shutter Line mode
Motion: Motion Activated mode
2 Time interval
Select the pre-set time interval or
custom by yourself.
3 System date and time
4 Battery level
Icon
Description
(green)
Battery fully charged.
(green)
Battery partially discharged.
Low battery.
(yellow) Replace as soon as possible.
Out of battery.
(red)
Replace battery immediately.
At Preview screen
5 Video/ Image resolution
6 Preview image
Status icon
7 Battery Empty
Please replace battery imediately.
8 SD Card Full
Please clear up SD card space.
9 SD Card Error
Please replace SD card.
10 No Card
Please Insert SD card.
NO CARD
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About Power Saving
Setting screen
Normal
2 Sec
Preview screen
10 sec.
1280x720
Turn off LCD
30 sec.
OK
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START
1 At Setting Screen
After 10 seconds without activity at setting screen, camera will go to Preview
screen automatically. You can press MENU or TIME button to back to setting
screen.
2 At Preview Screen
After 30 seconds without activity at preview screen, LCD screen will turn off
automatically to save power. You can press OK button to wake up camera.
Initial Step-1
Install Batteries and SD Card
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2
1 Open battery door.
2 Insert 4 AA batteries.
3 Close battery door.
Be sure the battery cover is locked into place.
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Initial Step-2
Install SD Card
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2
3
1 Open SD card cover.
2 Insert SD card until it clicks into place.
3 Close SD card cover.
Initial Step-3
1
Turning the Camera on
2
on
3
SD
READING...
Normal
2 Sec
OK
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1 Rotate the Power switch to ON position.
2 Process screen
It may display other information on screen, please refer to page 3.
3 Setting screen
Now, you can Set Date and Time and Time Interval before your first
time to use TimeLapse Camera!
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Initial Step-4
Set Date and Time
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2
3
MENU
Date & Time
Set Date
& Time
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OK
OK : Next
1 Press MENU button.
2 Press TIME ( ) to select Set Date & Time, then press OK button.
3 At the highlight field, press MENU ( ) to decrease value, press TIME ( )
to increase value, press OK to confirm and go to next field, when finished
press OK to exit setting.
Initial Step-5
1
Set Time Interval
2
TIME
3
TIME
2 Sec
10 Min
OK
OK
TIME
CUSTOM
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OK
OK : Next
Normal
2 Sec
OK
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1 Press TIME button to time interval setting.
2 Press MENU ( ) and TIME ( ) to select pre-set time interval or custom
it by yourself, finally press OK to confirm and back to setting screen.
3 At setting screen
Now, you are ready to go to Preview screen and start record your Time
Lapse Video.
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Start Recording
1
Setting screen
Normal
2 Sec
OK
Preview screen
1280x720
2
OK
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Preview screen
1280x720
START
Turn off LCD
OK
4
Recording!
START
1 Go to Preview Screen.
2 Place your camera on stable plane, rotate lens to adjust the capture angle.
3 At Preview screen
Press OK button to start recording, then LCD panel will turn off to save
power.
4 During recording process, the LED indicator will flash once when camera
is capturing frames (at the time interval you set). Also, you can press OK
button to light on LED indicator it means camera still keep recording.
Stop Recording
1
2
SD
1 Hold OK button until LCD screen turn on to finish recording.
2 Now, you can remove SD card from camera, and plug into your computer
or notebook to see the amazing Time Lapse Video!
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Advanced
Menu Setting
Output Resolution
You can change video resolution at this setting.
1
2
MENU
Resolution
Resolution
Output
Resolution
1280x720
640x480
OK
OK
OK
1 Select Output Resolution.
2 There are two options you can select: 1280x720, 640x480.
Set Date and Time
Set correct date and time for your camera.
1
2
MENU
Date & Time
Set Date
& Time
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OK
OK : Next
1 Select Set Date & Time.
2 At the highlight field, press MENU ( ) to decrease value, press TIME ( )
to increase value, press OK to confirm and go to next field, when finished
press OK to exit setting.
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AVI Frame Rate
You can change video FPS (frames per second) at this setting.
1
2
MENU
Frame Rate
AVI Frame
Rate
10 FPS
OK
OK
10 FPS means:
1 second plays 10 frames.
1 Select AVI Frame Rate.
2 What frame rate should I use?
Generally, use 10 FPS is suitable for Time Lapse video.
1 FPS: the video 1 second plays 1 frame , so the video will look not
smooth, and video length will longer.
30 FPS: the video 1 second plays 30 frame , so the video will look smooth,
but video length will shorter.
Low Light Recording
You can choose if enable your camera keep recording video in a low light
environment( < 5 Lux) or not.
1
2
MENU
Low Light
Recording
OK
Low Light
ON
OFF
OK
1 Select Low Light Recording.
2 ON: Allows your camera to record video in a low light environment .
OFF: Your camera will go to sleep in a low light environment.
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Time Stamp
You can choose if you want to show time stamp at bottom of video.
1
2
MENU
Time Stamp
ON
OFF
Time
Stamp
OK
OK
1 Select Time Stamp.
2 Select ON or OFF.
LED Display
You can choose if the LED indicator will flash while capturing frame.
1
2
MENU
LED Display
LED
Display
OK
ON
OFF
OK
1 Select LED Display.
2 ON: When camera is capturing frame, the LED indicator will flash once.
OFF: During capture period LED indicator will not flash .
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Firmware Version
Display the current firmware version of camera.
1
2
MENU
Firmware
Firmware
Version
1.69.0
OK
OK
1 Select Firmware Version.
2 Show the firmware version till 30 seconds, also you can press OK button
to exit.
Reset
You can reset your camera back to default setting.
1
2
MENU
RESET
OK
Reset
NO
YES
OK
1 Select Reset.
2 Select YES and press OK button to reset your camera.
Default setting:
Function
Time Interval
Output Resolution
AVI Frame Rate
Low Light Recording
Time Stamp
LED Display
Setting
2 Seconds
1280x720
10 FPS
ON
ON
ON
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Specifications
Model TLC 200
Output format - Video Mode
Format: AVI.
Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
- Still Image Mode (only for using Shutter Line)
Format: JPEG.
Resolution: 1280x720, 640x480
Field of View 59º
Focal Length 36 mm (35mm equivalent)
Focus Distance 75 cm (Minimum)
Time Interval from 1 sec to 24 hours
Memory Storage SD Card (Supported Up to 32GB)
LCD Screen 1.44" TFT LCD
Power Supply DC IN: 5V (Micro USB connector)
Battery: 4 AA Batteries
Size (DxWxH) 64x 46x 106 mm
Weight 120 g(without batteries)
Package Contents
TimeLapse Camera (TLC200) ......... 1 User Manual .......................................... 1
AA Battery .............................................. 4 Warranty Card ...................................... 1
2GB SD card*........................................... 1
* SD Card included or not, depends on the description on package box.
Thank you for purchasing Brinno TimeLapse Camera!
If you have any questions or problems setting up your Brinno
TimeLapse Camera please contact the sales staff where you
purchased our product or email us at Brinno Incorporated directly
customerservice@brinno.com
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