user manual
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It is important to read this user manual prior to using your new product for the first time.
Important safety instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
PLEASE READ AND SAVE FOR FUTURE REFERENCE
Some of the following information may not apply to your particular product; however, as with any
electronic product, precautions should be observed during handling and use.
• Read these instructions.
• Keep these instructions.
• Heed all warnings.
• Follow all instructions.
• Do not use this apparatus near water.
• Clean only with dry cloth.
• Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus
(including amplifiers) that produce heat.
• Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer.
• Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has
been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled
or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture,
does not operate normally, or has been dropped.
ADDITIONAL SAFETY INFORMATION
• Do not use unauthorized chargers or power adapters. Use only chargers that came with your
product or that is listed in the user’s guide.
• Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects filled with liquids, such as
vases, shall be placed on the apparatus.
• Do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. This product does not contain customer serviceable
components.
• The marking information is located at the bottom of apparatus.
• Connect power cord only to AC power source as marked on the product.
• Care should be taken so that objects do not fall into the product.
• Do not attempt to disassemble the cabinet. This product does not contain customer serviceable
components.
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Important battery information
Warning: Your product contains a battery and charging system which is designed to work in
temperatures that do not exceed 50°C (122°F). Leaving this product in a closed automobile or the
trunk of an automobile where temperatures may exceed 50°C may result in permanent battery
damage, fire, or explosion. Please remove your product from the automobile when you exit, do not
place your product in the trunk of your automobile, and do not leave your product in any location
where temperatures may exceed 50°C.
Ecology
Help protect the environment - we recommend that you dispose of used batteries by putting them
into specially designed receptacles.
Precautions for the unit
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Do not use the unit immediately after transportation from a cold place to a warm place;
condensation problems may result.
Do not store the unit near fire, places with high temperature or in direct sunlight. Exposure to
direct sunlight or extreme heat (such as inside a parked car) may cause damage or malfunction.
Do not expose to rain or moisture.
Clean the unit with a soft cloth or a damp chamois leather. Never use solvents.
The unit must only be opened by qualified personnel.
FCC Information
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 a Class B digital device,
pursuant to Part 15 of 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.
Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Audiovox could void the user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
Manufacturer/Responsible Party
Audiovox Accessories Corporation
111 Congressional Blvd., Suite 350
Carmel, IN 46032
1-317-810-4880 ( No technical /product support is available via this number. This phone number is for
regulatory matters only.)
Visit www.mysmallwonder.com for technical support
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This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est
conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
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Contents
Important safety instructions
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS .............................................................................................. 1
Important battery information ........................................................................................................ 2
Ecology...................................................................................................................................................... 2
Precautions for the unit ...................................................................................................................... 2
FCC Information.................................................................................. 3
Contents .............................................................................................. 4
End user license agreement
End user license agreement .............................................................................................................. 6
Getting started
1. Content of the box ........................................................................................................................... 8
2. Charging the battery ....................................................................................................................... 8
3. Inserting microSD memory card................................................................................................. 9
4. Turning on the camcorder ........................................................................................................... 9
5. Resetting the camcorder ............................................................................................................... 10
6. Setting date and time ..................................................................................................................... 10
7. Using the tripod mount (Optional) ............................................................................................ 10
General controls
General controls .................................................................................................................................... 11
Operation modes .................................................................................................................................. 12
Recording videos
Recording quality .................................................................................................................................. 13
Quality settings ...................................................................................................................................... 13
Recording videos................................................................................................................................... 14
Taking photos
To take photos ........................................................................................................................................ 15
Playback mode
Playing back recordings...................................................................................................................... 16
Deleting
Deleting recordings.............................................................................................................................. 18
Menu settings
Using the camcorder menu............................................................................................................... 19
Menu options and settings ............................................................................................................... 19
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Connecting to external devices
Viewing videos on TV .......................................................................................................................... 20
Recording videos to VHS tape or DVD ......................................................................................... 20
Managing videos on your computer
Computer system requirements ...................................................................................................... 21
About RCA Memory Manager .......................................................................................................... 22
Viewing videos on PC .......................................................................................................................... 22
Additional information
Tips and troubleshooting................................................................................................................... 23
Product registration ............................................................................................................................. 24
For your records .................................................................................................................................... 24
Service Information .............................................................................................................................. 24
Copyright warning................................................................................................................................ 24
Back up your data ................................................................................................................................. 24
Visiting RCA website ............................................................................................................................ 24
Technical specifications ...................................................................................................................... 25
Warranty information
Limited warranty ................................................................................................................................... 26
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End user license agreement
This is a copy of the EULA that you need to agree to in order to use this product.
End user license agreement
THIS END USER LICENSE AGREEMENT (THIS “EULA”) IS A LEGAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN YOU AND AUDIOVOX
CORPORATION AND, AS APPLICABLE, ANY AUDIOVOX SUBSIDIARY, AS DEFINED BELOW (COLLECTIVELY “AUDIOVOX”),
FOR THE RCA BRANDED PORTABLE DIGITAL AUDIO/VIDEO DEVICE APPLICATION/DRIVER SOFTWARE PROGRAM
WHICH MAY INCLUDE ASSOCIATED SOFTWARE COMPONENTS, SOFTWARE LICENSED BY AUDIOVOX FROM THIRD
PARTIES (“LICENSORS”) AND ASSOCIATED DOCUMENTATION, IF ANY (COLLECTIVELY, THE “PROGRAM”). THIS EULA
CONTAINS IMPORTANT LEGAL LIMITATIONS, RESTRICTIONS AND DISCLAIMERS, AND ALSO SPECIFIES THE DURATION
OF YOUR LICENSE.
BY INSTALLING THE PROGRAM OR CLICKING ON THE ACCEPTANCE BUTTON OF THE PROGRAM, COPYING OR
OTHERWISE USING THE PROGRAM, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ THIS EULA, UNDERSTAND
IT, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ITS TERMS AND CONDITIONS. THIS PROGRAM IS PROTECTED BY COPYRIGHT LAWS
AND INTERNATIONAL COPYRIGHT TREATIES, AS WELL AS OTHER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAWS AND TREATIES. YOU
MAY USE THE PROGRAM ONLY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS EULA, AND ANY SUCH USE IS HEREBY UNDERSTOOD TO BE
CONDITIONAL UPON YOUR SPECIFIC AGREEMENT TO THE UNMODIFIED TERMS SET FORTH HEREIN. IF YOU DO NOT
AGREE WITH ALL OF THE TERMS OF THIS EULA, CLICK ON THE REJECTION BUTTON AND/OR DO NOT INSTALL THE
PROGRAM AND/OR DO NOT USE THE PROGRAM.
1. LICENSE
(a) Under this EULA, you are granted a non-exclusive, non-sublicenseable, non-assignable and non-transferable
(except as expressly set forth below) license (i) to use and install the Program on a single workstation, and (ii) to
make one (1) copy of the Program into any machine-readable form for backup of the Program, provided the copy
contains all of the original Program's proprietary notices.
(b) You may transfer the Program and license to another party only as a part of the RCA branded Portable Digital
Audio/Video Device (“A/V Device”), and only if the other party agrees to accept the terms and conditions of this
EULA. If you transfer the Program, you must at the same time either transfer all copies to the same party or destroy
any copies not transferred.
(c) The terms of this EULA will govern any software upgrades or updates provided by AUDIOVOX that replace and/or
supplement the original Program, unless such upgrade or update is accompanied by separate license terms and
conditions in which case the terms of that separate license will govern. You acknowledge and agree that
AUDIOVOX may automatically download upgrades or updates to the Program software to your computer in order
to update, enhance, and/or further develop the Program.
2. LICENSE RESTRICTIONS
(a) Except for the licenses expressly granted to you in this EULA, no other licenses or rights are granted or implied.
(b) You may not (i) make the Program available over a network where it could be used by multiple computers at the
same time; (ii) modify, translate, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble (except to the extent that this restriction
is expressly prohibited by law), or create derivative works based upon the Program; (iii) copy the Program, except
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lease or lend the Program. You agree that you shall only use the Program in a manner that complies with all
applicable laws in the jurisdictions in which you use the Program, including, but not limited to, applicable
restrictions concerning copyright and other intellectual property rights.
(c) The Program may contain pre-release code that does not perform at the level of a final code release. In such case,
the Program may not operate properly. Updated versions of the Program may be downloaded from www.
rcaaudiovideo.com/downloads
(d) AUDIOVOX is not obligated to provide support services for the Program.
(e) The Program is provided with “RESTRICTED RIGHTS”. Use, duplication, or disclosure by the U.S. Government is
subject to restrictions as set forth in subparagraph (c)(1)(ii) of DFARS 252.227-7013, or FAR 52.227-19, or in FAR
52.227-14 Alt. III, as applicable.
3. TERM AND TERMINATION
(a) Your license is effective on the date you accept this EULA and remains in effect until this EULA is terminated by
either party.
(b) You may terminate this EULA and the associated license, without any notice or delay, by destroying or permanently
erasing the Program and all copies thereof.
(c) If you fail to comply with any of the terms of this EULA, in whole or part, your license will automatically terminate
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without notice from AUDIOVOX.
(d) Upon termination of this EULA and your associated license, you shall cease all use of the Program and destroy or
permanently erase the Program and all full or partial copies thereof.
4. WARRANTY DISCLAIMER
THE PROGRAM IS PROVIDED “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING,
BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE
OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. THE ENTIRE RISK AS TO THE QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE OF THE PROGRAM IS WITH YOU.
SHOULD THE PROGRAM PROVE DEFECTIVE, YOU (AND NOT AUDIOVOX, ITS SUPPLIERS, OR ITS DEALERS) ASSUME THE
ENTIRE COST FOR ALL NECESSARY REPAIR OR CORRECTION.
This exclusion of warranty may not be allowed under some applicable laws. As a result, the above exclusion may not
apply to you, and you may have other rights depending on the law that applies to you.
5. OWNERSHIP RIGHTS
All title and intellectual property rights, including but not limited to copyrights, in and to the Program and any copies
thereof are owned by AUDIOVOX, its Licensors or its suppliers. All title and intellectual property rights in and to the
content which may be accessed through use of the Program is the property of the respective content owner and may
be protected by applicable copyright or other intellectual property laws and treaties. This license grants you no rights
to use such content. All rights not expressly granted are reserved by AUDIOVOX or its Licensors.
6. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
(a) TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AUDIOVOX, OR ITS DEALERS BE
LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER (INCLUDING,
WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, CORRUPTION OF FILES, LOSS OF
BUSINESS INFORMATION, OR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY LOSS) REGARDLESS OF CAUSE OR FORM OF ACTION, INCLUDING
CONTRACT, TORT, OR NEGLIGENCE, ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PROGRAM, EVEN IF
AUDIOVOX HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. BECAUSE SOME STATES AND JURISDICTIONS
DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY OF CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, THE
ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
(b) YOU ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SELECTION OF THE APPROPRIATE PROGRAM TO ACHIEVE YOUR INTENDED
RESULTS, AND FOR THE INSTALLATION, USE, AND RESULTS OBTAINED.
7. THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE
ANY THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE THAT MAY BE PROVIDED WITH THE PROGRAM IS INCLUDED FOR USE AT YOUR OPTION.
IF YOU CHOOSE TO USE SUCH THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE, THEN SUCH USE SHALL BE GOVERNED BY SUCH THIRD
PARTY'S LICENSE AGREEMENT, AN ELECTRONIC COPY OF WHICH WILL BE INSTALLED IN THE APPROPRIATE FOLDER ON
YOUR COMPUTER UPON INSTALLATION OF THE SOFTWARE. AUDIOVOX IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY THIRD PARTY’S
SOFTWARE AND SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR YOUR USE OF THIRD PARTY SOFTWARE.
8. GOVERNING LAW
If you acquired this A/V Device in the United States, this EULA shall be governed and construed in accordance with
the laws of the State of Indiana, U.S.A. without regard to its conflict of laws principles. If you acquired this A/V Device
outside the United States or the European Union, then local law may apply.
9. GENERAL TERMS
This EULA can only be modified by a written agreement signed by you and AUDIOVOX, and changes from the terms
and conditions of this EULA made in any other manner will be of no effect. If any portion of this EULA shall be held
invalid, illegal, or unenforceable, the validity, legality, and enforceability of the remainder of the Agreement shall not
in any way be affected or impaired thereby. This EULA is the complete and exclusive statement of the agreement
between you and AUDIOVOX, which supersedes all proposals or prior agreements, oral or written, and all other
communications between you and AUDIOVOX, relating to the subject matter of this hereof. AUDIOVOX’S Licensors
shall be considered third party beneficiaries of this Agreement and shall have the right to enforce the terms herein.
“AUDIOVOX SUBSIDIARY” shall mean any person, corporation, or other organization, domestic or foreign, including
but not limited to subsidiaries, that is directly or indirectly controlled by Audiovox Corporation including, but not
limited to, Audiovox Consumer Electronics, Inc. and Audiovox Electronics Corporation. For purposes of this definition
only, the term “control” means the possession of the power to direct or cause the direction of the management and
policies of an entity, whether by ownership of voting stock or partnership interest, by contract, or otherwise, including
direct or indirect ownership of at least fifty percent (50%) of the voting interest in the entity in question.
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Getting started
Dear RCA customer,
Thank you for purchasing the RCA Small Wonder Camcorder. This product will let you record videos with
high definition quality. You can also manage your recordings on your computer with the RCA Memory
Manager included with this product.
To start using your camcorder, please follow the setup instructions in the following pages.
1. Content of the box
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Small Wonder Camcorder
AC/DC adapter
USB cable
AV cable
Tripod mount
Carrying case
Wrist strap
Quick Start Guide
Owner Registration card
Warranty leaflet
2. Charging the battery
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Please charge the battery for at least 3 hours before first use.
Charging is faster when the camcorder is switched off.
The battery can also be charged by connecting to a PC with a USB cable. Refer to page 21 for more
information.
Lift up the cover
100 - 120V, 60Hz
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Use only the provided AC/DC charger
Image is for reference only, the AC/DC adapter shown in the image may vary from the actual product.
Once the battery is fully charged, the maximum recording times are approximately as follows*:
75 minutes of HD video
75 minutes of Sports video
90 minutes of WebQ video
650 photos
* For reference only – actual battery life may vary with different cards and video contents.
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3. Inserting microSD memory card
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A microSD memory card (not included) is recommended for recording as the camcorder internal
memory will only permit minutes of recording time.
Lift up the cover
As the memory card is small in size,
it is recommended to use a small
coin to help insert or remove it.
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Push the card in
until a click is heard
The card icon ( ) appears on the screen with memory card inserted.
To remove card, push card in until a click is heard, then slowly release the card. As card is under minimal
tension when locked in memory slot, please use care when removing.
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The camcorder has internal memory which only permits minutes of recording time. A
microSD memory card is recommended for recording.
Recordings are saved in the internal memory when microSD memory card is not installed.
Once microSD memory card is inserted, new recordings will be saved on the memory card.
In playback mode, the camcorder will playback recordings stored in the microSD memory card. To
playback recordings in the internal memory, remove the microSD card.
4. Turning on the camcorder
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Slide and hold the power switch
until the camcorder turns on.
Slide and
hold
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"Ready" shows on the LCD screen when the camcorder is ready for recording.
Recording quality
Battery indicator (recharge
when the icon is empty)
Memory card
indicator
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Slide and hold the power switch to turn off the camcorder.
The camcorder will automatically turn off after 3 minutes if not in use.
Refer to the following pages for more information on recording and other operations.
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5. Resetting the camcorder
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To reset the camcorder (if it is not functioning properly), slide and hold the On/Off switch for more than
10 seconds.
6. Setting date and time
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It is recommended to set the date and time before using the camcorder. Refer to "Menu settings" on
page 19 for more information.
7. Using the tripod mount (Optional)
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A tripod mount is included in case if you wish to use a tripod.
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1. Pull the tripod mount's tab to open the lock.
2. Insert the camcorder into the tripod mount.
3. Pull back the tab to lock the camcorder.
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General controls
General controls
microSD card slot (Lift up the cover to show the card slot)
Recording indicator
Microphone
On/off switch
Lens
USB and HDMI video output
(Lift up the cover to access
the connectors)
Camcorder strap hole
LCD screen
AV output
Video quality
selector
Playback/pause
Delete
recordings
Setup menu
Take photo
Record
Audio speaker
+/– – Adjust volume during playback/zoom during
record and preview
/ – Skip to previous or next recording; fast rewind
or forward
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Operation modes
There are two basic modes for operating the camcorder: Preview and Playback. The camcorder will always
enter into Preview mode after switched on. Refer to the diagram below for switching between modes and
read relevant sections in the user manual for detailed operations.
Switch on
Press
PHOTO
Preview mode
Taking photos
(read page 13)
(read page 15)
Auto
timeout
Press RECORD to start/
stop video recording
Press PLAY/PAUSE
Press PHOTO/
Press RECORD
Playback mode
(read page 16)
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Recording videos
Recording quality
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Slide the Video Quality selector to select the recording quality. The selected setting (HD, Sports or WebQ)
appears on the display screen during recording.
Quality settings
Settings
Recommended for:
Resolutions (pixel) and
Frame Rate (FPS)
Approx. recording
durations on a 16GB
memory card*
HD (High
Definition mode)
Viewing on TV & Best video
quality
1440 x 1080 @ 30fps
5 hours
Sports mode
Viewing on TV & Capturing
fast movements
848 x 480 @ 60fps
8 hours
WebQ (Web
Quality mode)
Uploading to and viewing
on the web
320 x 240 @ 30fps
40 hours
* Actual recording time and capacity will vary depending on type of video content being recorded, system
requirements, and other factors.
Light conditions can greatly affect the quality of your videos. You can set to optimize the
performance of the camcorder under different light sources. Refer to "Menu settings" for
more information.
QuickTime and the QuickTime logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of
Apple Computer, Inc., used under license therefrom.
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Recording videos
1. In Preview mode, press the red RECORD
button to begin recording.
Video recording indicator
Elapsed time
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While recording, the red recording light on the camcorder front turns on.
2. Press PLAY/PAUSE to pause a recording.
• A pause indicator II replaces the red at the top left corner of the screen.
• To resume recording, press PLAY/PAUSE.
3. Press + or – to zoom in or out before or during recording.
4. Press the red RECORD
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button to stop recording.
Taking photos
To take photos
1. In Preview mode, press PHOTO to take photos.
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The resolution of the photos is 12.0 mega pixel which is interpolated from 5 mega pixel sensor.
2. After taking photos, wait for few seconds timeout to return to Preview mode.
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Playback mode
Playing back recordings
1. Press PLAY/PAUSE to enter Playback mode and start playback of the most recent recording (video/
photo).
Playback indicator
Current file number/Total number of files
Elapsed
playback time
2. Press + or – during playback to adjust volume (video only).
3. Hold down
or
to fast rewind or forward the selected video during playback.
Fast forward indicator
Elapsed
playback time
4. Press PLAY/PAUSE to pause playback.
• Press PLAY/PAUSE again to resume playback.
Pause indicator
Remaining
playback time
Press and hold PLAY/PAUSE for three seconds to play all recordings.
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5. To select another video, press
Type of file
(Video/Photo)
or
to cue the previous or next video.
Current file number/Total number of files
Duration of
current file
6. If no video is selected after playback has finished, Preview mode will resume after 2 minutes.
• You may also press PHOTO to go to Preview mode after playback, or press the red RECORD button to
return to Preview mode
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Deleting
Deleting recordings
To delete the last recording:
1. Press DELETE and press + or - to select One.
Video 0003/0003
Delete:
All
Cancel
One
2. Press the red RECORD
button to confirm delete.
To delete all recordings:
1. Press DELETE and press + or - to select All.
Video 0003/0003
Delete:
All
Cancel
One
2. Press the red RECORD
button.
3. Press + or - to select Confirm and press the red RECORD
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button to confirm delete all recordings.
Menu settings
Using the camcorder menu
1. Press MENU to show the camcorder menu on the screen.
2. Press + or – to highlight a menu option.
LIGHTING
PHOTO QUALITY
TV OUTOUT
DATE
AUTO
12MP
NTSC (US)
2010-01-01
Press Menu
to Save and Exit
3. Press
to enter the highlighted menu option.
4. Press + or – to change the setting.
LIGHTING
PHOTO QUALITY
TV OUTOUT
DATE
OUTDOOR
12MP
NTSC (US)
2010-01-01
Press Menu
to Save and Exit
5. Press
to exit the current menu option.
6. Press MENU to save settings and exit the camcorder menu.
Menu options and settings
Menu options Available settings
Lighting
Auto, Outdoor, Indoor, Low light
Photo Quality
3MP, 5MP, 8MP, 12MP
TV Output
NTSC (US), PAL
Date
YYYY - MM - DD
Time
HR : MM AM/PM
Language
English, Spanish, French
Key tone
On, Off
Restore Settings
No, Yes
System Info
Show the current firmware version
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Connecting to external devices
Viewing videos on TV
1. Plug in the AV cable (provided) – Insert the single connector end into the camcorder (AV jack) and
connect the double connector ends to the corresponding video (yellow) and audio (white) input jacks
on the TV.
2. Turn on the TV and the camcorder.
3. Switch the TV to the selected video input.
• Refer to your TV manual for instructions.
4. You may play and delete videos viewed on the TV by using the camcorder buttons.
The default TV output standard is NTSC. You can switch it to PAL standard by going to the
camcorder menu. Refer to "Menu settings" for more information.
Recording videos to VHS tape or DVD
1. Plug in the AV cable (provided) – Insert the single connector end into the camcorder and connect the
double connector ends to corresponding video (yellow) and audio (white) inputs of the recording
device (VHS or DVD recorder).
2. Turn on the camcorder and the recording device.
3. Switch recording device to the video input connected to the camcorder.
• Refer to your user manual of the recording device for instructions.
4. Start recording of your recording device and press and hold PLAY/PAUSE on the camcorder for 3
seconds to play all videos on the camcorder.
For best viewing or recording quality, use the HDMI connector on the left panel of the
camcorder with an HDMI cable (not included).
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Managing videos on your computer
Computer system requirements
Windows: Windows® XP (SP2 or higher) or Windows Vista™ or Windows® 7
• Intel® Core™ 2 Duo CPU E6300 processor (or above), AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+ (or above) recommended
• 1GB RAM (2GB recommended for editing HD videos)
• 300 MB available hard disk space
• 256 MB Graphics Card or above is recommendeded
• 1024 x 768 pixels, 32-bit color monitor or higher
• Internet Access (broadband recommended)
Macintosh: OS X 10.5,10.6
• Intel Core Duo processor (or higher)
• 768 MB RAM (1GB recommended)
• 300 MB free hard drive space for program installation
• 1024 x 768 pixels or higher recommended
• Internet Access (broadband recommended)
Connecting to a PC
1. Connect the supplied USB cable to the connection jack. USB connector standard: mini-B
2. Connect the other end of the cable to the computer.
Lift up the cover
USB port of
your computer
USB cable
3. Windows: The first time you connect the camcorder to the PC, the Small Wonder will mount as a drive
letter. To access the Memory Manager 3 installer, open My Computer and double-click the drive letter
associated with the SMALLWONDER label. Double-click MemoryMgr3_Windows_Installer.exe to start
the installation.
• The RCA Detective application is installed with Memory Manager 3 and will automatically run the
Memory Manager 3 application when your camcorder is connected to the PC.
Mac: The first time you connect the camcorder to the Mac, the Small Wonder will mount as a volume
labeled SMALLWONDER on the desktop. To access the Memory Manager 3 installer, double-click the
SMALLWONDER volume. Double-click the RCAMacInstallers.dmg disk image in the SMALLWONDER
volume. Locate the RCAMacInstallers volume on the desktop and Double-click on it. Double-click the
MemoryMgr3 Mac Installer file in the RCAMacInstallers volume to start the installation. After the
Memory Manager 3 installation has completed, double-click the RCA Detective Installer file in the
RCAMacInstallers volume to install the RCA Detective application, which will automatically run the
Memory Manager 3 application when your camcorder is connected to the Mac.
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Camcorder cannot record while connected to the PC.
Memory Manager is proprietary software licensed by Audiovox Corporation.
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About RCA Memory Manager
The included RCA Memory Manager application lets you:
• Browse and play videos
• Delete videos
• Save videos to your computer
• Edit videos by simply drag-and-drop
For more detailed instructions on using RCA Memory Manager, please refer to the help section
in the software.
Viewing videos on PC
To ensure that videos can be managed and played on your PC:
• Make sure to install the included Memory Manager application.
* The application is also available for free download at www.mysmallwonder.com
Windows is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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Additional information
Tips and troubleshooting
Cannot turn on the camcorder.
• Make sure the battery is not empty. Refer to the user manual to properly charge the camcorder before
use.
MicroSD card cannot be detected by camcorder.
• Make sure the microSD card is inserted properly. Remove and insert the card from the card slot again
when the camcorder is powered off.
Camcorder not turned on after connected to PC or AC/DC adapter.
• The camcorder battery may be very low. Slide the power button to turn on the camcorder after
connected to PC or AC/DC adapter.
Cannot record videos.
• Make sure the memory space is not full for recording.
Available time for recording has significantly reduced.
• Make sure you have properly selected the video recording quality before recording.
The recording time and date are incorrect.
• Make sure you have properly set the date and time in the setting menu. Refer to "Menu settings" for
more information.
The keytone is annoying. Can it be switched off?
• Yes. Refer to "Menu settings" for more information.
No sound when playing back recordings.
• Adjust the volume by pressing + or – during playback.
Pictures are distorted when videos are played back via connected TV set.
• Make sure you have correctly selected the TV output system (PAL or NTSC) from the setting menu. Refer
to "Menu settings" for more information.
Can I retrieve deleted videos and photos?
• Unfortunately, deleted videos cannot be retrieved.
The camcorder is not functioning properly.
• Slide and hold the On/Off switch for more than 10 seconds to reset the camcorder.
Cannot view recorded videos on PC.
• Install the included Memory Manager software and use it to view videos on your PC. Visit
www.mysmallwonder.com and download the latest version of Memory Manager software, install it for
viewing videos on your PC.
• Use software Quicktime to playback video file.
My friends cannot view the videos I have sent them.
• Use the SHARE functions of the Memory Manager for sharing videos with friends and family. The native
files from the camcorder may not play in other computers.
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Product registration
Please go to www.mysmallwonder.com for online registration.
For your records
Keep your sales receipt for proof of purchase to obtain warranty parts and service.
In the event that service should be required, you may need both the model number and the serial number.
In the space below, record the date and place of purchase, and the serial number:
Model No.
Date of Purchase
Place of Purchase
Serial No.
Service Information
This product should be serviced only by those specially trained in appropriate servicing techniques. For
instructions on how to obtain service, refer to the warranty included in this Guide.
Copyright warning
This player is for your personal use only. Unauthorized recording or duplication of copyrighted material
may infringe upon the rights of third parties and may be contrary to copyright laws.
Back up your data
As with any portable player, you must back up the drive regularly. The manufacturer is not responsible for
lost data.
Visiting RCA website
Please visit www.mysmallwonder.com for:
• Latest software and firmware
• RCA Memory Manager Software
• User manual
• Frequently asked questions (FAQ)
• Customer service and technical support information
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Technical specifications
Product:
• Digital Camera Recorder
Brand:
• RCA
Model:
• EZ3000, EZ3000R, EZ3000RD, EZ3000RDR, EZ3000BL, EZ3000BLR, EZ3000PL, EZ3000PLR, EZ3000BK and
EZ3000BKR
Battery:
• Built-in 3.7V Lithium battery
Power adapter:
• Rated input: 100 – 120 V AC, 60 Hz, 0.3 A
• Rated output: 5 V DC, 0.5 A
Size and frame rate of video recordings:
• HD mode: 1440 x 1080 pixels @ 30 fps (H.264 video compression, MOV file format)
• Sports mode: 848 x 480 pixels @ 60 fps (H.264 video compression, MOV file format)
• webQ mode: 320 x 240 pixels @ 30 fps (H.264 video compression, MOV file forvmat)
Size of still images:
• 4000 X 3000 pixels (JPG)
Recording media:
• Internal memory
• MicroSD card (not included)
Maximum recording time (approximate figures):
Video Recording Modes
Maximum recording time with 16 GB microSD card
HD (High Definition mode)
5 hours
Sports mode
8 hours
Web Q (Web Quality mode)
40 hours
Maximum no. of photos can be taken
2000
LCD screen:
• 2 inches
Microphone:
• Mono microphone
Battery life:
• Maximum recording time for video: 75 minutes of HD video, 75 minutes of Sports video and 90 minutes
of WebQ video
• Maximum number of photos can be taken: 650 photos
Charging Time:
• 3 hours
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Warranty information
Limited warranty
12 Month Limited Warranty
Applies to RCA Audio/Video Products
AUDIOVOX ELECTRONICS CORP. (the Company) warrants to the original retail purchaser of this product
that should this product or any part thereof, under normal use and conditions, be proven defective in
material or workmanship within 12 months from the date of original purchase, such defect(s) will be
repaired or replaced with reconditioned product (at the Company's option) without charge for parts and
repair labor.
To obtain repair or replacement within the terms of this Warranty, the product is to be delivered with proof
of warranty coverage (e.g. dated bill of sale), specification of defect(s), transportation prepaid, to the
Company at the address shown below.
This Warranty does not extend to the elimination of externally generated static or noise, to correction of
antenna problems, loss/interruptions of broadcast or internet service, to costs incurred for installation,
removal or reinstallation of product, to corruptions caused by computer viruses, spyware or other malware,
to loss of media, files, data or content, or to damage to tapes, discs, removable memory devices or cards,
speakers, accessories, computers, computer peripherals, other media players, home networks or vehicle
electrical systems.
This Warranty does not apply to any product or part thereof which, in the opinion of the Company, has
suffered or been damaged through alteration, improper installation, mishandling, misuse, neglect,
accident, or by removal or defacement of the factory serial number/bar code label(s). THE EXTENT OF THE
COMPANY'S LIABILITY UNDER THIS WARRANTY IS LIMITED TO THE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT PROVIDED
ABOVE AND, IN NO EVENT, SHALL THE COMPANY'S LIABILITY EXCEED THE PURCHASE PRICE PAID BY
PURCHASER FOR THE PRODUCT.
This Warranty is in lieu of all other express warranties or liabilities. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING
ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE DURATION OF THIS WRITTEN
WARRANTY. ANY ACTION FOR BREACH OF ANY WARRANTY HEREUNDER INCLUDING ANY IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY MUST BE BROUGHT WITHIN A PERIOD OF 24 MONTHS FROM DATE OF
ORIGINAL PURCHASE. IN NO CASE SHALL THE COMPANY BE LIABLE FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL OR
INCIDENTAL DAMAGES FOR BREACH OF THIS OR ANY OTHER WARRANTY. No person or representative is
authorized to assume for the Company any liability other than expressed herein in connection with the
sale of this product.
Some states do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation
of incidental or consequential damage so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This
Warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
How to make a warranty claim:
• If your product is capable of storing content (such as an mp3 player, digital voice recorder, etc), it is
recommended to make periodic backup copies of content stored on the product. If applicable, before
shipping a product, make a back up copy of content or data stored on the device. Also, it is advisable to
remove any personal content which you would not want exposed to others. IT IS LIKELY THAT
CONTENTS AND DATA ON THE DEVICE WILL BE LOST DURING SERVICE AND REFORMATTING. AUDIOVOX
ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY FOR LOST CONTENT OR DATA, OR FOR THE SECURITY OF ANY PERSONAL
CONTENT OR DATA ON THE RETURNED DEVICE. Product will be returned with factory default settings,
and without any pre-loaded content which may have been installed in the originally purchased
products. Consumer will be responsible for reloading data and content. Consumer will be responsible
to restore any personal preference settings.
• Properly pack your unit. Include any remotes, memory cards, cables, etc. which were originally provided
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with the product. However DO NOT return any removable batteries, even if batteries were included
with the original purchase. We recommend using the original carton and packing materials.
Include evidence of purchase date such as the bill of sale. Also print your name and address and a
description of the defect. Send via standard UPS or its equivalent to:
Audiovox Electronics Corp.
Attn: Service Department.
150 Marcus Blvd.
Hauppauge N.Y. 11788
1-877-833-3491
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Insure your shipment for loss or damage. Audiovox accepts no liability in case of damage or loss en
route to Audiovox.
Pay any charges billed to you by the Exchange Center for service not covered by the warranty.
A new or refurbished unit will be shipped to you freight prepaid.
What we will do:
Provide you with a new, or at our option, a refurbished unit. The exchange unit is under warranty for the
remainder of the original product’s warranty period.
For Canada Customers, please ship to:
Audiovox Return Centre
c/o Genco
6685 Kennedy Road,
Unit#3, Door 16,
Mississuaga, Ontario
L5T 3A5
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Illustrations contained within this publication are for representation only and subject to change.
The descriptions and characteristics given in this document are given as a general indication and not as a
guarantee. In order to provide the highest quality product possible, we reserve the right to make any
improvement or modification without prior notice.
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best accessories for your products.
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