User Manual

Pyle Vigilante Pro HD Body Cam
User Manual
PPBCM16
User Manual
Device operation user manual ................................................................................................... 2
1. Structure ........................................................................................................................................ 2
1.1 Master Structure .................................................................................................................. 2
1.2 External lens structure (optional) ........................................................................................ 3
1.3 Wireless remote control structure ...................................................................................... 3
2. Operation....................................................................................................................................... 4
2.1 Power Button【①】............................................................................................................. 4
2.2 Video【■◆】....................................................................................................................... 4
2.3 Photo/Menu【
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2.4 AUD/Back【AUD】............................................................................................................ 4
2.5 OK/Playback ....................................................................................................................... 4
2.6 Up/Right .............................................................................................................................. 4
2.7 Down/Left ........................................................................................................................... 5
3. Indicators....................................................................................................................................... 5
4. Basic function operation ............................................................................................................... 6
4.1 Power on/off ........................................................................................................................ 6
4.2 Screensaver/Standby ........................................................................................................... 6
4.3 System settings .................................................................................................................... 7
4.4 IR night vision lights and Filter switch on/off .................................................................... 8
4.5 Photo ................................................................................................................................... 8
4.6 Video/Capture ..................................................................................................................... 8
4.7 Audio................................................................................................................................... 9
4.8 View/Playback video........................................................................................................... 9
4.9 Delete files .......................................................................................................................... 9
4.10 Restart ............................................................................................................................... 9
4.11 AV output / intercom voice in real-time transmission ..................................................... 10
4.13 Connected to a computer ................................................................................................. 10
5. Installation and Remove of Clip and battery............................................................................... 10
6. External Camera.......................................................................................................................... 11
7. Remote Control ........................................................................................................................... 12
7.1 Match the code: ................................................................................................................. 12
7.2 Remote control buttons operate as follows: ...................................................................... 13
8. Battery Charging ......................................................................................................................... 13
9.Specification .............................................................................................................................. 14
10.Accessories .............................................................................................................................. 15
11. Troubleshooting and handling................................................................................................... 15
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 Device operation user manual
1. Structure
1.1 Master Structure
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1.2 External lens structure (optional)
1.3 Wireless remote control structure (optional)
Remote indicator
Photo button
Video button
AUD button
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Pyle Vigilante Pro HD Body Cam
User Manual
PPBCM16
2. Operation
2.1 Power Button
Press the power button to turn the device on. Press and hold the button to shut
the device down. Press the power button once to turn the laser positioning light
on/off (while the device is powered on).
2.2 Video/Talkback
Press the video button to begin video recording and stop video recording
(on/off).
2.3 Photo/Menu
Press the photo button to take pictures. Press and hold this button to enter the
settings menu.
2.4 AUD/Back
If you wish to record audio, press the Video/Talkback button located on the top
left of the body camera. If it begins recording video automatically, press it
once more. When you are in video mode and no video is recording, press the
AUD button to begin the sound recording. In the settings or any other menus,
press this button to return back to the previous menu.
2.5 OK/Playback
Press OK to confirm a choice. In Video/Audio playback mode, press the OK
button to confirm playback (begin/stop playing the video).
2.6 Up/Right
In the settings menu, press the button to move upward or to the right to make
choices.
A. When there is no external lens, turn the night vision lights on/off by pressing
and holding the UP/RIGHT button to make the IR cut filter work.
B. When the external lens connects with the device, press and hold the
UP/RIGHT button to turn the night vision lights on/off of the external lens.
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2.7 Down/Left
In the settings menu, press the DOWN/LEFT button to move down or to the left
to make choices.
Tip: Press and hold means press the button for 2-3 seconds.
Press means touch the button once.
3. Indicators
The indicators in power on mode or standby mode of this device are as the
following chart shows. There will be no more description about this in the operation
statement.
Action
Indicator 1
Indicator 2
Power on
Green
NO
Video
NO
Flashing red light
Standby
Green
NO
Charging
Red
NO
Full charging
Green
NO
Talkback
NO
Red
Photo
Green
Red light flashes once
Audio
NO
Flashing yellow light
Match code
Flashing green light
NO
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4. Basic Functions
4.1 Power on/off
Press the Power button (located in the middle of the right side) and it will enter the
normal display scene. In any display state, press and hold the Power button for 3
seconds, and the device will power down.
Normal display scene
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Memory card recording time remaining
State mark. In the video preview state, it is film icon; in the video recording
state, it is a red dot; in the photo preview state, it is a camera icon.
The ID number of the device.
Displays that there is a memory card in the device.
Battery level icon.
Displays the system date and time.
Displays the remaining storage of the memory card.
4.2 Screensaver/Standby
1. Screensaver: It automatically enters screensaver when there are no actions
performed for three minutes. If this occurs, the LCD will shut off.
2. Standby: The device will enter standby mode (power-saving mode) when there
are no actions performed for 3 minutes. In standby mode, press any button to
activate the device. In standby mode, the electricity consumption will be reduced,
which extend the battery life. This device can be in standby mode for over 30
days without needing a recharge.
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4.3 System settings
Press and hold the Photo/Menu button to enter the System settings. The
following screen will appear:
SYSTEM
1920*1080 | 16:9
2014-12-18
11:30am
SPLIT | SMIN
3.0m (2048*1536 | 4:3)
PHOTO NUMBER: 1
1. Resolution settings: press the OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow,
press the Up/Maximize button or the Down/Minimize button to choose the
resolution, then press the OK/Playback button to confirm the choice.
2. Date settings: press the up/down button to choose the date item, press the
OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow, press the Up/Maximize button or
the Down/Minimize button to choose the date, then press the OK/Playback
button to confirm the choice.
3. Time settings: press the up/down button to choose the time item, press the
OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow, press the Up/Maximize button or
the Down/Minimize button to choose the time, then press the OK/Playback
button to confirm the choice.
4. Video segmentation: press the up/down button to choose the video
segmentation length item, press the OK/Playback button, the item turns
yellow, press the Up/Maximize button or the Down/Minimize button to
choose the video segmentation, then press the OK/Playback button to
confirm the choice.
5. Photo size settings: press the up/down button to choose the photo size item,
press the OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow, press the Up/Maximize
button or the Down/Minimize button to choose the size (16M/5M/3M), then
press the OK/Playback button to confirm the choice.
6. The number of photo/photos: press the up/down button to choose the number
of photo/photos item, press the OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow,
press the Up/Maximize button or the Down/Minimize button to choose the
number, then press the OK/Playback button to confirm the choice.
7. Pre-recorded video: press the up/down button to choose the pre-recorded
video item, press the OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow, press the
Up/Maximize button or the Down/Minimize button to turn on/off the state,
then press the OK/Playback button to confirm the choice.
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8. Recorded video extension: press the up/down button to choose the recorded
video extension item, press the OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow,
press the Up/Maximize button or the Down/Minimize button to turn on/off
the state, then press the OK/Playback button to confirm the choice.
9. ID settings: press the up/down button to choose the ID item, press the
OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow, press the Up/Maximize button or
the Down/Minimize button to choose ID, then press the OK/Playback button
to confirm the choice.
10. Motion detection: press the up/down button to choose the motion detection
item, press the OK/Playback button, the item turns yellow, press the
Up/Maximize button or the Down/Minimize button to turn this function
on/off, then press the OK/Playback button to confirm the choice.
11. After finishing the settings, press AUD/Back button to exit System settings.
Tip: For law enforcement software, those three settings need the device to
connect with the computer. Please refer to the software instructions in the
CD to set those settings.
4.4 Night vision lights and Filter switch on/off
If you use this device during the night, press the button to open the infrared
light; the filter is switched to white film, suitable for night use.
Press the “Up button” to switch between day and night operating mode.
Daytime work mode display image for color display, nighttime mode displays
image in a black and white display.
4.5 Photo
In the initial preview screen, press the "Photo/Menu" button to take pictures.
The upper left corner of the screen will display the camera icon while taking photos
and the camera icon will briefly turn red. The indicator light flashes red once, and is
accompanied by a “clicking” picture sound. Each press of this button will shoot a
photograph, named with the date and time and JPG suffix (stored in the memory card).
To view photos, please check the "View/Playback Video" section.
4.6 Video/Capture
1. Video:In normal display mode, press the "Video" button to record. The upper
left corner of the video screen will display a red dot. The indicator will
slowly flash a red light. Press this button once to start recording; press it
once more to stop recording. The file name will be the date and time (MP4
suffix) and will be stored in the memory card. To view the video, see the
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"View/playback video" section.
2. While recording video, press the "Photo/Menu" button once to capture a
photograph; it will continue recording after saving the photo.
4.7 Audio
This device can solely record audio as well. In the preview/startup menu,
press the "Record/Back" button [AUD button] to begin recording. The display
shows a "Recording" prompt; press it again to stop recording. The recording will
be saved to the memory card with the date and time as the name (WAV suffix).
Recordings can be listened to via playback. See: "View/playback video" section.
4.8 View/Playback Video
While on the default screen, press the "OK/Playback" button to enter the
playback menu and view:
1. In the playback menu, press the up or down button to select the desired
option (video/photo/audio). The selected item is displayed in yellow.
2. Press the "OK/Playback" button to display all files (video/photo/audio), in
this display. Press the up or down buttons to select the desired playback files.
3. Then, press the second "OK/Playback" button twice to play the selected file
(video/photo/audio). During playback, press the "OK/Playback" button to
stop playback; press this button again to continue playing.
4. During the above operations, press "AUD/ Back" button once to return to the
previous menu until the normal display appears.
4.9 Delete files
You are not able to delete any files that are saved on the memory card without
connecting the device to a computer. Remove the memory card and connect it to the
computer in order to manage, view, and delete files.
4.10 Restart
Because of improper operations or other possible causes, this device may crash or
stop responding. There isn’t a single-set restart button on this device, but you may
remove the battery and it will serve the same function. If this does not work, make
sure to contact a customer service representative that can help you with your situation.
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4.11 AV Output / Voice Intercom
1. AV Output
The device has an AV output function. Use the AV output cable to connect to a
monitor. Audio and video will play on the monitor when connected properly. The
device’s display will be blank while being transmitted to an external
monitor/television.
2. Real-time transmission of voice intercom
In the AV output mode, you may use a real-time intercom, which will replace the
audio of the video with whatever is being relayed through the intercom.
4.13 Connected to a computer
Connecting to a computer is direct and will not require the downloading or
installing of any drivers/programs. Use the USB cable that was supplied with
this device to connect it to your computer.
5. Installation and Remove of Clip and battery
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Installing the Clip: as the above picture shows, push the retainer in the direction of
the arrow (1), and then remove the clip by sliding it upward (2).
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2. Installation of the battery door: as shown in the above picture, put pressure and press
the battery door towards the bottom of the device. You are now free to install the battery.
Place the battery door back on the device and slide upward in the opposite direction
until it clicks into place.
6. External Camera
This product is equipped with an external HD camera; you can choose to use this
at your convenience. It will help your recording become easier and more flexible, as
you will be able to wear the device in different ways.
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Use of external camera:
1. Insert the external camera cable into the machine's external camera input (located on
the side).
2. The machine will recognize the external camera and start external camera mode (the
machine has both inside and outside automatic camera display; the priority display is
the external camera).
7. Remote Control
This device also has a remote control. You can use the remote control as a way of
taking pictures and videos easier.
7.1 Match the code:
Turn on the device, press and hold the photo button (on the remote) and the down
button (on the device) at the same time for about ten seconds (sometimes shorter
or longer). Refer to this picture.
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7.2 Remote control buttons operate as follows:
Photo/Menu Button: Camera button, for taking photographs. Press this button while
taking a video in order to capture a photo.
Video/Record Button: Video button, press this button to take a video; press it again to
stop recording.
AUD button: Press this button once to start recording (audio only); press it again to stop
recording.
8. Battery Charging
Low Power Display: When the battery charge is too low, the power icon in the
upper right corner of the display will become red and start flashing. The device will
automatically shut down after five minutes. Please promptly charge the device when
the battery is low in order to not affect your usage.
Charge your device in the following three ways:
1. This device is equipped with a replaceable battery. You may remove the battery for
charging by using the charging station that was included.
2. USB data cable with the unit connected to a computer.
3. USB data cable with the unit connected to a wall adaptor/charging station.
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10.Specification
Body Built-in Camera res resolution 1920*1080;
External Camera resolution 1920*1080
2.0 inch 16:9 TFT LCD | 960*240
Display
Built-in Lens: 1080P HD 120° wide angle;
Lens
External Lens: 1080P HD 90° wide angle
Focus Range 0.3~ ∞
1/2.5" Color CMOS Sensor
CMOS
2.4”×1”×3.9” (length × width × height)
Body Size
JPG file format up to 1600 million pixel camera
Photo
Video Format: H.264 compressed format
Video Camera
1920*1080@30fps,1440*1080@30fps,1280*720@60fps
Video Format MP4
Remote Control Wireless remote control
Exposure Mode Auto Exposure
Built-in high-powered infrared light, supports night
IR night vision
photography and video; can auto-focus up to 8 meters
Built-in microphone / speaker
Audio
64KHZ
Pickup
Memory
Standard 16GB SD Card recommended(Max 32GB)
Shutter /
Electronic Shutter | 1/2-1/2000s
Shutter Speed
Filter Switch Switchable lens filter, suitable for daytime or night use
White Balance Automatic
USB Interface Mini USB Interface/USB 2.0
Replaceable & rechargeable High-capacity lithium battery;
Lithium
3.7V
2600mAh (2 pieces)
Battery
Video Input
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Operating
Temperature
Operating
Current
Waterproof
Cable Length
Operating
System
-22°F~131°F / >90%
Power of about 270mAh, video is about 370mAh, screensaver
about 230mAh, 420mAh IR to open
IP54
USB cable: 39.4” GPS: 15.8”-34” External lens: 30”
Windows 98/2000/ME/XP/Windows 7/Windows 8
11.Accessories
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HD Body Cam
220V Charger with Dock
Battery (2600MAH)
USB cable
User manual
2x Mounting Clips
External IR HD camera
Wireless Remote Control
12. Troubleshooting
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Device will not turn on; device is not responding
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Please fully charge this device. After a full charge, check the problem again.
Please check that the charger and the connecting line is normal.
Please press the reset button to restore the device to factory settings, and then check to
the problem;
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If it does not resolve the problem, please contact customer service staff to return the
factory repair.
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