Zoomax Snow Specifications

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Snow 7 HD
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Snow 7 HD
Dear Customers,
Thank you very much for choosing Snow 7 HD.
Ergonomic, compact and real easy-use, this is ZOOMAX Snow 7 HD.
1. 7-inch high contrast LCD provides you extremely comfortable and crisp image that you
would never compromise your desire to read newspaper, price tags and magazines or
view your favorite photos.
2. Less than 500g (17.64 ounces), truly lightweight brings you the maximum possibility to
use Snow 7 HD freely anywhere, no matter at home or on the go.
3. The ergonomic design of Writing Stand gives you sufficient writing space to write
greeting card or signing name on the check or bills quickly.
Now, please start your fantastic reading and writing experience freely with Snow 7 HD!
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Content
Accessories ..................................................................................................................................... 1
Compositions .................................................................................................................................. 2
Operation ......................................................................................................................................... 4
Charge the battery ...................................................................................................................... 4
Turn on/off ................................................................................................................................... 6
Adjust magnification .................................................................................................................. 7
Select color mode....................................................................................................................... 8
Freeze ........................................................................................................................................ 11
Writing instruction.................................................................................................................... 12
Turn on/off the sound ............................................................................................................... 13
Turn on/off the LED lights ........................................................................................................ 14
Adjust the screen brightness .................................................................................................. 15
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Connect to TV/monitor ............................................................................................................. 16
Power saving function ............................................................................................................. 16
Disable power saving function................................................................................................ 16
Setting memory function ......................................................................................................... 18
Close/Far-view function ........................................................................................................... 19
Frame Rate Setting ................................................................................................................... 20
Troubleshooting ............................................................................................................................ 21
Safety ............................................................................................................................................. 22
Technical specifications ............................................................................................................... 24
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Accessories
You would find the following contents inside the Snow 7 HD package box:
1. Snow 7 HD video magnifier
2. One piece of Protective Pouch
3. User’s Guide
4. HDMI Cable
5. Power Adapter
6. One piece of Cleaning Cloth
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Compositions
Freeze Button
Color Mode Button
7-inch LCD Screen
Power Indicator
Zoom In Button
Zoom Out Button
Stand
Power Button
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Far/Close-view Switch
HDMI Port
USB Port (For firmware update only)
Power Input Port
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Operation
Charge the battery
- The battery MUST be fully charged prior to FIRST use of your Snow 7 HD.
- Connect the supplied Power Adapter to the Power Input Port and plug the other end of
Power Adapter into Power Outlet. The Power Indicator is RED while charging.
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- When the battery is fully charged, the Power Indicator will turn off.
- If the Battery Indicator
on the screen has no bars and flashes, it means the battery is
low and should be charged.
- Charging the battery takes approximately 4~5 hours. Your Snow 7 HD can be continuously
used up to 5 hours after fully charged.
Notes:
1. When the battery charge is getting low, the battery-empty icon in the lower left
corner of the screen will blink at intervals of 5 seconds. If the battery is almost
empty, the “Battery Low!!!” icon will stay blinking in the center of the screen
until your Snow 7 HD is switched off automatically.
2. In order to guarantee and extend the life time of the battery, please charge the
battery only when the battery-empty icon display on the screen. And, please
make sure the battery is fully charged and discharged each time.
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Turn on/off
Power Button
- Press and hold the Power Button for 2 seconds while the Power Indicator turns GREEN
and you hear a beep sound. Please release the Power Button, then you see ZOOMAX logo
appears on-screen after 8 seconds and the image on Snow 7 HD appears subsequently.
- To turn off your Snow 7 HD, please press and hold Power Button for 2 seconds (Note: you
would see the Power Indicator goes off.)
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- For power saving purpose, your Snow 7 HD switches off automatically if non-use for 3
minutes.
Adjust magnification
Zoom In Button
Zoom Out Button
- Press the “+” button to zoom in and press the “—” button to zoom out.
- When you keep Snow 7 HD flat on the reading material (see Figure 1), the magnification
ratio is 2.2X ~ 19X.
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- Under close-view mode, lift your Snow 7 HD at a certain distance from the reading material
will decrease the magnification. Connect the unit to TV screen will increase the
magnification.
Select color mode
Color Mode Button
1. Normal mode
Press Color Mode Button under normal mode, 12 high contrast color modes on the
followings can be your selection:
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- Full color
- Grey mode
- High contrast white text on black background mode
- High contrast black text on white background mode
- High contrast white text on blue background mode
- High contrast blue text on white background mode
- High contrast yellow text on black background mode
- High contrast black text on yellow background mode
- High contrast blue text on yellow background mode
- High contrast yellow text on blue background mode
- High contrast green text on black background mode
- High contrast black text on green background mode
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2.Favorite mode
- Under any contrast color mode, except of full color and grey mode, long press Color Mode
Button for 2 seconds. And you hear one Beep. It enters into Favorite mode. Only 3 color
modes are for selection in Favorite mode. They are full color and the favorite contrast color
you choose and its reverse color mode (such as white on blue & blue on white).
- To exit Favorite mode, press and hold the Color Mode Button for 2 seconds until you hear
one Beep.
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Freeze
Freeze Button
- Place your Snow 7 HD over the viewed material. (Please keep the viewed material on flat).
- Press Freeze Button to capture an image you need.
- Take your Snow 7 HD closer to your eyes to see the image. The image can be zoomed
in/out or changed color mode.
- To exit view the captured image, please press Freeze Button.
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Writing instruction
Stand
(Figure 1)
- Open the stand.
- Write under the camera (See Figure 1)
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Turn on/off the sound
Press and hold
Zoom Out Button
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By default, the button sound is off but the beep sound is always ON.
- To turn on the button sound, please make sure your Snow 7 HD at the LOWEST
magnification. Press and hold the “—” button for 7 seconds until you hear ONE Beep.
- To turn off the button sound, please make sure your Snow 7 HD at the LOWEST
magnification setting. Press and hold the “—” button for 7 seconds until you hear TWO
Beeps.
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Turn on/off the LED lights
Color Mode Button
- By default, the LED lights are ON under close-view mode and OFF under far-view mode.
- Under Normal mode:
1. When in high contrast color (except of full color and grey color), please press and hold
the Mode Button for 5 seconds until you hear TWO Beeps to turn on/off LED light.
2. When in full color or grey color, please press and hold the Mode Button for 5 seconds
until you hear ONE Beep to turn on/off LED light
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- Under Favorite mode:
Press and hold the Mode Button for 5 seconds until you hear TWO Beeps to turn on/off LED
light.
Adjust the screen brightness
- Press the Freeze Button and Zoom in Button simultaneously until the brightness bar
appears. Then press the “+” to increase the brightness; Press the “—” to decrease the
brightness.
- Press the Color Mode Button to confirm the suitable brightness and exit. Otherwise, it will
exit automatically after 5 seconds without any manual operation.
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Connect to TV/monitor
- Plug HDMI cable into your Snow 7 HD and TV. Then, the screen of Snow 7 HD will turn off
automatically and switch to HDMI output mode.
Power saving function
- By default, your Snow 7 HD turns off automatically if non-use in 3 minutes.
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Disable power saving function
- If you prefer to disable power saving function, please press and hold the Mode Button,
then short-press Freeze Button to enter into demo mode. A small icon
will
appear at the lower left of the screen. Under demo mode, after you turn on your Snow 7 HD,
it is always ON unless you turn it off.
- If you want to enable power saving function, please press and hold the Mode Button ,then
short-press Freeze Button to activate it.
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Setting memory function
- When you turn off your Snow 7 HD, the most recent settings is saved automatically (e.g.
color mode, magnification, video output format, button beeps, brightness, favorite mode,
normal mode) .So you can easily use the memorized settings while turn on your Snow 7 HD
again.
- Only one exception should be noticed: the setting of LED light WON’T be memorized all the
time. By default, setting of LED light is always ON under close-view mode and always OFF
under far-view mode. If you prefer to turn off the LED light under close-view or turn on the
LED light under far-view, please turn it on/off manually.
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Close/Far-view function
(Figure 1)
(Figure 2)
- Toggle the Far/Close-View Button to view close/far. (See Figure 1)
- Toggle the button to the Right direction to view Close.
- Toggle the button to the Left direction to view distance.
- Turn your Snow 7 HD UPSIDE DOWN to view distance more comfortably. (See Figure 2)
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Frame Rate Setting
(Remark: this is only needed when indoor lighting with fluorescent lamps interferes with
the frame rate of the unit.)
- Press and hold the Freeze Button for 3 seconds to enter into Frame Rate Setting. Press “+”
and “—” to switch 50Hz or 60Hz and confirm the suitable frame rate by pressing the Color
Mode Button. The system setting will be saved and memorized. So you don’t need to set it
again for your next use.
Notes:
Default is 60HZ, 50HZ or 60HZ setting can ONLY be selected under Close-view mode, but
the selected system setting will be automatically memorized and can be used under
far/close-view mode.
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Troubleshooting
Problems
Black screen
The unit will not turn on.
The image on the screen is
dark or distorted.
Solutions
●Ensure that the power is on.
●Charge the battery.
●Decrease the magnification level.
●Ensure the image is below the crosshair.
●Charge the battery.
●Ensure the unit is flat on the viewed material.
Power adapter is connected
●Ensure the outlet has power and the plug is fully
but the battery is not charging. inserted in the power port.
Smudges or blemishes on the
screen.
Text is too small to read.
Text is too large to read.
●Clean camera and screen with soft cloth.
●Adjust the magnification up to suitable level.
● Connect to a TV with the supplied cable.
●Adjust the magnification down to suitable level.
● Lift/move the unit a little away from the viewed
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The unit is connected to a TV,
but no image appears on the
TV screen.
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material.
●Ensure the TV is on.
●Check the line is proper and output and connection
correctly to TV.
The screen is frozen or
●Long press Mode and Power buttons together to
distorted or any other problem switch off forcedly. Then, restart the unit.
not mentioned in this manual.
If your problem is not listed above, please contact your local distributor.
Safety
To keep your video magnifier in a good condition, please read the following safety instructions
carefully:
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- Do not use your video magnifier to excessive heat or direct sunlight to avoid the risk of fire.
- Keep your video magnifier away from wet areas, rain, fluids and chemicals.
-Do not use your video magnifier around inadequately shielded medical devices.
- Always use your video magnifier in an environment where the temperature is between 10°C and
40°C (50 and 104F).
- Do not attempt to repair your video magnifier or open its case. This will void the warranty. If
necessary, contact your distributor to service this equipment.
- Always unplug your unit before cleaning. Use only a damp, soft, lint-free cloth. Do not use
alcohol solvents or other cleaning agents.
- Use only the supplied power adapter to charge the battery as other adapters may damage the
unit.
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Technical specifications
1. Magnification: 2.2X ~ 19X
2. High contrast color modes: 12 modes (3 favorite color modes)
- Full color
- Grey mode
- White text on black background mode
- Black text on white background mode
- White text on blue background mode
- Blue text on white background mode
- Yellow text on black background mode
- Black text on yellow background mode
- Blue text on yellow background mode
- Yellow text on blue background mode
- Green text on black background mode
- Black text on green background mode
3. Screen: 7-inch TFT
4. Camera: Auto focus:
5M pixels
5. Continuous magnification: Select the suitable magnification
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6. Viewing distance: 6.5cm ~ 500cm (2.56 ~ 196.85 )
7. Functions: Freeze image, Switch color mode, Zoom in/out
8. Settings saved after power-off
9. Power-Saving: Snow 7 HD turns off automatically if non-use in 3 minutes
10. Connect to TV/Monitor
11. Power adapter:
Input: 110—240V
Output: 5V/2.5A
Power: 2.5A
12. Continuous use: 5 hours maximum
13. Charging time: 4~5 hours (only with use of Zoomax Battery)
14. Total weight: < 500g /17.64 ounces
15. Dimension: 195mm*139.5mm*25mm
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