DUAL MODE DIGITAL CAMERA
DUAL-MODUS-DIGITALKAMERA
APPAREIL PHOTO NUMERIQUE DOUBLE MODE
CÁMARA DIGITAL DE MODO DUAL
DUAL MODE DIGITAL CAMERA
DIGITALKAMERA MED TVÅ LÄGEN
GC-A33
INSTRUCTIONS
BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG
MANUEL D’INSTRUCTIONS
MANUAL DE INSTRUCCIONES
GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING
BRUKSANVISNING
For Customer Use:
Enter below the Model No. and Serial No.
which is located on the bottom of cabinet.
Retain this information for future reference.
Model No.
Serial No.
J5500-107A
“SOME DO’S AND DON’TS ON THE SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT”
This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety
standards but, like any electrical apparatus, care must be taken if you are to obtain
the best results and safety is to be assured.
Do
Do
read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
Do
consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt about the installation or operation
or safety of your equipment.
Do
be careful with glass panels or doors on equipment.
ensure that all electrical connections (including the plug, extension cord and
inter-connections between pieces of equipment) are properly made and in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. Switch off and withdraw the
plug when making or changing connections.
DON’T continue to operate the equipment if you are in any doubt about it working
normally, or if it is damaged in any way—switch off—withdraw the plug and
consult your dealer.
DON’T remove any fixed cover as this may expose dangerous voltages.
DON’T leave equipment switched on when it is unattended unless it is specifically
stated that it is designed for unattended operation or has a standby mode.
Switch off using the switch on the equipment and make sure that your family
know how to do this.
Special arrangements may need to be made for infirm or handicapped people.
DON’T use equipment such as personal stereos or radios so that you are distracted
from the requirements of road safety. It is illegal to watch television when
driving.
DON’T listen to headphones at high volume as such use can permanently damage
your hearing.
DON’T obstruct the ventilation of the equipment, for example with curtains or on soft
furnishings.
Overheating will cause damage and shorten the life of the equipment.
DON’T use makeshift stands and NEVER fix legs with wood screws. To ensure
complete safety always fit the manufacturer’s approved stand or legs with the
fixing screws supplied according to the instructions.
DON’T allow electrical equipment to be exposed to rain or moisture.
ABOVE ALL
NEVER let anyone especially children push anything into holes, slots or any
other opening in the case. This could result in a fatal electrical shock.
NEVER guess or make changes with electrical equipment of any kind.
It is better to be safe than sorry!
EN-2
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.
(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 the 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, it 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.
CAUTION– Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void user’s
authority to operate the equipment.
Contact
Address:
JVC AMERICAS CORP.,
1700 Valley Road, Wayne, New Jersey 07470
Telephone:
(973) 315-5000
INFORMATION (for CANADA)
This Class B digital apparatus meets all requirements of the Canadian Interferencecausing Equipment Regulations.
RENSEIGNEMENT (Pour CANADA)
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B respecte toutes les exigences du Réglement
sur le matérier brouilleur du Canada.
3-EN
WARNING:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
APPLIANCE TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
AVERTISSEMENT:
POUR RÉDUIRE LES RISQUES D’INCENDIE OU
DE CHOC ÉLECTRIQUE, NE PAS EXPOSER
CET APPAREIL À LA PLUIE NI À L’HUMIDITÉ.
SAFETY PRECAUTIONS
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK.
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated “dangerous voltage” within the
product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to
constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the
literature accompanying the appliance.
EN-4
Nous vous félicitons d'avoir acquis ce produit JVC.
Avant de vous en servir, lisez attentivement le mode d'emploi pour en obtenir les
meilleures performances.
Si vous avez d'autres questions, interrogez votre revendeur JVC.
INSTRUCTIONS EN FRANÇAIS ......................................... Page 42 – 58
Gracias por adquirir este producto JVC.
Antes de utilizar la unidad, lea cuidadosamente estas instrucciones para obtener el
máximo rendimiento.
Si tiene cualquier duda, póngase en contacto con su distribuidor de productos JVC.
INSTRUCCIONES EN ESPAÑOL .................................... Página 60 – 76
Dank u voor uw aankoop van dit JVC-produkt.
Voor u met dit systeem begint te werken, verzoeken wij u de instructies zorgvuldig
door te lezen om zeker te zijn dat u de best mogelijke prestaties bekomt.
Mocht u nog vragen hebben, raadpleeg dan uw JVC-dealer.
NEDERLANDSE GEBRUIKSAANWIJZING .......................... Biz. 78 – 94
Tack för att du köpt denna JVC-produkt.
För att få bästa möjliga ljudkvalitet, bör du läsa bruksanvisningen noggrant, innan
du börjar använda enheten.
Kontakta din JVC-försäljare om du har några frågor.
SVENSK BRUKSANVISNING ...................................... Sidorna 96 – 112
ENGLISH
DEUTSCH
FRANÇAIS
DEUTSCHE BEDIENUNGSANLEITUNG ........................... Seite 24 – 40
ESPAÑOL
Mit dem Kauf dieses JVC Produkts haben Sie eine gute Wahl getroffen.
Um lhren Kopfhörer optimal nutzen zu können, sollten Sie die vorliegende Anleitung
vor lnbetriebnahme des Geräts sorgfältig durchlesen.
Falls Fragen offen bleiben, wenden Sie sich bitte an lhren JVC Händler.
NEDERLANDS
ENGLISH INSTRUCTIONS ................................................... Page 2 – 22
SVENSKA
Thank you for purchasing this JVC product.
Before you begin operating this unit, please read the instructions carefully to be
sure you get the best possible performance.
If you have any questions, consult your JVC dealer.
5-EN
CAUTIONS
About moisture condensation . . .
You may have observed that pouring a cold liquid into a glass will cause drops of water to
form on the glass’ outer surface. This same phenomenon occurs on the lens of the
camera when it is moved from a cool place to a warm place, after heating a cold room,
under extremely humid conditions or in a place directly subjected to the cool air from an
air conditioner.
Serious malfunctioning
If malfunctioning occurs, stop using the unit immediately and consult your local JVC
dealer.
Main Unit
1. For safety, DO NOT . . .
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open the camera’s chassis due to high voltage inside.
disassemble or modify the unit.
allow inflammables, water or metallic objects to enter the unit.
remove the batteries or disconnect the power supply while the power is on.
look through the viewfinder directly at the sun or extremely bright light.
2. Avoid using the unit . . .
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in places subject to excessive humidity or dust.
in places subject to soot or steam such as near a cooking stove.
in places subject to excessive shock or vibration.
near a television set.
near appliances generating strong magnetic or electric fields (speakers, broadcasting
antennas, etc.).
.... in places subject to extremely high (over 40°C or 104°F) or extremely low (under 0°C or
32°F) temperatures.
3. DO NOT leave the unit . . .
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in places of over 50°C (122°F).
in places where humidity is extremely low. (below 35%) or extremely high (above 80%).
in direct sunlight.
in a closed car in summer.
near a heater.
4. To protect the unit, DO NOT . . .
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EN-6
allow it to become wet.
drop the unit or strike it against hard objects.
subject it to shock or excessive vibration during transportation.
keep the lens directed at extremely bright objects for long periods.
carry it by holding the lens. Be sure to hold the main unit with both hands.
swing it excessively when using the hand strap.
.... attempt to charge the alkaline battery.
.... carry or store a battery with objects such as metal pens, necklaces, coins or hairpins.
this could short circuit the positive
and negative
poles of the battery.
.... heat or attempt to disassemble a battery.
.... place a battery in water or in a fire.
.... subject a battery to strong impacts, such as hitting it with a hammer, stepping on it or
dropping it.
Any of these may cause the battery to split or leak, cause a fire or injury.
ENGLISH
1. For safety, DO NOT . . .
DEUTSCH
Alkaline Battery
* Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft
Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
* Other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.
ESPAÑOL
Before Using the Camera
● Take some pictures on a trial basis before you actually start in order to make sure
the picture(s) is(are) taken properly.
● We cannot bear any responsibility for an inability to shoot, record, or play back
material normally in the event of a problem with this camera.
● We shall not be liable for any incidental, consequential or exemplary damages,
loss of profits or any demand made by any third party due to your use of this
product or the provided software.
● Store backups of important photos on a personal computer, etc. We cannot bear
any responsibility for pictures stored in memory that are lost or altered.
● It is prohibited to use pictures taken with this camera for commercial purposes
without the consent of the copyright owner.
NEDERLANDS
• Take care not to soil or scratch the mirror surface (opposite to the printed surface). Do not
write anything or put a sticker on either the front or back surface. If the CD-ROM gets dirty,
gently wipe it with a soft cloth outward from the center hole using a circular motion.
• Do not use conventional disc cleaners or cleaning spray.
• Do not bend the CD-ROM or touch its mirror surface.
• Do not store your CD-ROM in a dusty, hot or humid environment. Keep it away from direct
sunlight.
SVENSKA
How To Handle A CD-ROM
FRANÇAIS
2. Use only the specified batteries with this camera. The use of other power
sources may cause a fire.
7-EN
CONTENTS
Fun Things You Can DO
9
Features
9
What’s Inside ........................................................................................................... 9
System Requirements (PC) ................................................................................... 9
Getting to Know the Camera
10
Getting Started
11
Inserting Batteries ................................................................................................ 11
Attaching the Hand Strap .................................................................................... 12
Taking Pictures
12
Status Light Indicator ........................................................................................... 13
Auto Power Off ...................................................................................................... 13
Camera Operating Modes
13
Changing Modes ................................................................................................... 13
Camera Options .................................................................................................... 13
Camera Options in Record Mode .............................................................................. 14
Camera Options in Delete Mode ............................................................................... 14
Adjusting the Settings in Record Mode
15
Setting Picture Quality ......................................................................................... 15
Setting the Self-Timer .......................................................................................... 15
Setting the Auto Flash Mode ............................................................................... 16
Setting the Exposure Value ................................................................................. 16
Deleting Pictures from Memory
17
To delete a picture from Memory ........................................................................ 17
To delete all pictures from Memory .................................................................... 17
Downloading Pictures into your PC
18
Connecting to your Computer ............................................................................. 18
Camera Driver and Application Installation ....................................................... 18
Downloading and Saving Images to your Hard Disk ......................................... 19
EN-8
Using your Camera as a USB PC-Camera (WebCam)
20
Appendix 1: LCD Icons
21
Appendix 2: Camera Specifications
22
Fun Things You Can Do
Features
• Driver & Application CD-ROM
• Quick Guide
• Instructions
• USB Cable
• Camera Pouch
• 2 x AA Alkaline Batteries
• Hand Strap
• Tripod
• Microsoft® Windows® 98/98SE/Me/
2000 (Pre-installed Model)
• Intel® Pentium® Processor or
higher
• Free USB Port
• Minimum RAM : 32 MB
• 20 MB of available hard disk space
NEDERLANDS
• Digital Camera
System Requirements (PC)
• Color display : VGA or better
• CD-ROM drive
SVENSKA
What’s Inside
ESPAÑOL
● Automatic Power Off to reduce energy consumption.
● TWAIN Acquire Module — Lets you download pictures from TWAIN-compliant devices
like your camera to your computer (included in the software CD-ROM).
● Image Editing Software — Allows you to quickly and easily touch-up any photo
captured with your camera. Helps enhance your pictures before emailing or printing
them (included in the software CD-ROM).
● A built-in, non-expiring flash and an auto-flash sensor, automatically detects whether
the flash should be engaged. It helps ensure that your pictures turn out right.
● Built-in digital memory gives a generous and flexible image storage capacity.
FRANÇAIS
DEUTSCH
● Take digital pictures. Easily capture digital images and download them to your
computer.
● Videoconference on the Internet. Keep in touch with distant family and friends. See
and talk with people on the Internet face-to-face.
● Send image with e-mail. Send your captured images with your e-mail messages.
ENGLISH
This camera is an all-in-one pocket size digital and USB PC-camera. You can take
digital pictures in an instant. You can also hook the camera to a computer and use
it as a PC-camera for videoconferencing.
9-EN
Getting to Know the Camera
Shutter button
Built-in flash
Viewfinder window
Self-Timer
indicator
Lens
Strap holder
EV (Exposure Value)/Forward button
Status light
indicator
Viewfinder
Power button
Mode/Menu button
LCD panel
USB port
Flash/Backward button
Battery door
Tripod socket
EN-10
Before you start taking digital pictures with your camera, insert the (AA-size Alkaline)
batteries. When you use your camera as a video camera for your PC, you won’t need
batteries. The camera absorbs power from your computer through the USB port.
ENGLISH
Getting Started
Inserting Batteries
FRANÇAIS
DEUTSCH
1. On the bottom of the camera, slide the
battery door in the direction indicated by
the arrow to open it.
2. Insert two (2) AA-size batteries as indicated
on the inner side of the battery door.
3. Close the battery door and turn on the
camera.
Note
䡲 Insert the batteries in the correct positive
and negative
polarities.
䡲 Remove the batteries if the camera is not used for an extended period of time to
prevent leaks or corrosion.
䡲 Never use manganese batteries.
䡲 Never mix old and new batteries.
䡲 Low temperatures (under 0°C or 32°F) reduce the output efficiency of batteries,
thereby shortening the operation time of the camera.
䡲 The recommended battery is AA size alkaline battery.
䡲 When discarding the batteries, cover the positive
and negative
terminals with
adhesive tapes.
SVENSKA
After using the camera for some time and the
battery power becomes low, only the lower
portion of the Battery Power icon will appear
shaded. This indicates that the batteries are
weak and need to be replaced.
NEDERLANDS
ESPAÑOL
If you are using new batteries with your
camera, the Battery Power icon on the LCD
panel will be fully shaded.
11-EN
Attaching the Hand Strap
Use the included hand strap every time to carry the camera and when taking pictures
outdoors.
To attach the strap to your camera:
1. Insert the small loop at the end of the strap
into one of the holes of the camera’s strap
holder.
2. Push inward until the loop comes out of the
other hole of the camera’s strap holder.
3. Insert the other end of the strap through the
loop and pull it all the way until the strap is
securely attached to the camera.
Note
When using the hand strap, take care that the camera is not bumped or entangled.
Taking Pictures
To start taking pictures:
1. Turn the camera on by pressing the Power
button.
2. As the camera warms up, the Status light
indicator at the back of the camera lights in
green.
3. Since this is the first time your camera is
powered on, it automatically defaults to
icon on
Record mode. You will see the
the LCD panel.
Note
If you have switched to other modes, you can
change back to Record mode by pressing the
Mode/Menu button. You have to press and
then quickly release this button.
4. Using the Viewfinder, focus on the object
you want to capture.
5. Press the Shutter button to take the picture.
EN-12
2
4
1
3
5
ENGLISH
If you want to take more pictures, first look at the number shown on the LCD panel. This
is the number of image shots left. As more pictures are taken, the number decreases.
When it reaches zero, that means your digital camera is already full of images. If this
happens, download the images into your computer and save them for later use. Then,
erase all images from the camera’s memory so that you can take more pictures. (See
also “Downloading Pictures into Your PC”.)
The status light indicator is located next to viewfinder window on the back of camera
body. The indicator light can be seen as on, off or blinking. The indicator goes on and off
to indicate the on/off status of camera. The indicator blinks when flash is being charged
as auto flash feature been activated.
DEUTSCH
Status Light Indicator
Auto Power Off
Camera Operating Modes
Your digital camera has three operational modes:
● Record mode : Switch to this mode when taking digital pictures.
● PC mode
: Switch to this mode to connect with PC.
ESPAÑOL
The camera is equipped with an automatic power off function. It switches off automatically when there are no operations performed for about 2 minutes. To restore full power,
press the Power button on the back.
FRANÇAIS
Note
Always wait for the light to stop blinking before you proceed.
Press the
Mode/Menu button located at
the lower right corner of the LCD panel. Upon
pressing, quickly release the button to change
mode.
Camera Options
Different sets of camera options are available under the Record and Delete modes.
Switch to either mode with
Mode/Menu button.
SVENSKA
Changing Modes
NEDERLANDS
● Delete mode : Switch to this mode to delete pictures.
13-EN
Camera Options in Record Mode
When you have set your camera to Record mode, you can control and change the
following settings:
● Image quality settings
You can set the image quality setting to either Normal or Fine quality.
Normal Quality — This is the acceptable image quality for digital pictures. At
Normal quality, you can take a maximum of 120 pictures with the camera.
Fine Quality — Captures images at the best possible quality. If you select
this option, you can take 60 pictures at the most.
● Self-timer mode
Turn off the Self-Timer if you want to take pictures manually.
Turn on the Self-Timer if you want to set a 10-second delay when taking pictures.
This is quite helpful especially if you want to take a picture of yourself and there is
no one to help you. With the Self-Timer on, you can give yourself enough time to
make your favorite pose before taking your own picture.
● Flash
No Flash
Auto Flash
You can set the flash off or auto, depending on the lighting conditions of your
environment.
● Exposure Value (EV)
Allows your pictures with exposure increased or decreased. For more information on
this camera setting, refer to the section, Setting the Exposure Value, in this manual.
Camera Options in Delete Mode
While the camera is in Delete mode, you can control and change the following settings:
Delete Current Picture — Select this option to remove the current picture from
the camera’s memory.
Delete All Pictures — Select this option only if you are certain that you want to
remove all pictures from the camera’s memory. Do not select this option if you
have not yet downloaded the pictures to your computer.
EN-14
ENGLISH
Adjusting the Settings in Record Mode
The camera options listed in the previous section allow you to control how you want
pictures to be taken and how to manage the pictures in the camera’s memory.
Setting the Self-Timer
The Self-Timer creates a 10-second delay between the time you press the Shutter
button and the time the picture is taken. You can activate the Self-Timer by selecting the
Self-Timer on option in Record mode. When the Self-Timer is selected, the Self-Timer
indicator at the front of the camera lights in red. Pressing the shutter button turns on the
Self-Timer. The Self-Timer indicator starts blinking, then blinks more quickly for the last
3 seconds.
After a picture has been taken, the Self-Timer sets off automatically. You will need to
enter the camera options in Record mode and turn on the Self-Timer every time you
want to use it.
ESPAÑOL
To select the picture quality:
1. Make sure that the camera is in Record mode. Then, press the
Mode/Menu button
for over 2 seconds to enter the camera options in Record mode.
2. To select normal quality, press the Shutter button when N blinks on the LCD panel.
3. To select fine quality, press the
Mode/Menu button and release it instantly. When F
blinks on the LCD panel, then press the Shutter button to select the option.
NEDERLANDS
Different elements combine to determine the quality of the pictures that you take.
● Resolution: The camera stores images at 640 X 480 resolution.
● Compression: The camera saves pictures using two levels of image compression:
Normal (high compression) or Fine (low compression). Low compression produces
higher quality images but less number of pictures can be taken. Higher compression
produces acceptable quality images and allows more pictures to be taken.
— Normal Quality (120 images)
— Fine Quality (60 images)
SVENSKA
Setting Picture Quality
FRANÇAIS
DEUTSCH
To change one or more camera options, here’s what you should do:
1. Press the
Mode/Menu button for over 2 seconds before releasing it.
2. Each option appears (shown by a continuous blinking) on the LCD panel one at a
time. To go to the next option, press the
Mode/Menu button and release it
instantly.
3. To select the option currently shown on the LCD panel, press the Shutter button.
The camera is switched back to Record mode.
4. Repeat steps 1, 2 and 3 to view more options and make your desired selections.
5. To finish changing the camera settings, press the
Mode/Menu button for over
2 seconds to return to Record mode.
— Self-Timer Off
— Self-Timer On
15-EN
To set the Self-Timer:
1. Make sure that the camera is in Record mode. Then, press the
Mode/Menu button
for over 2 seconds to enter the camera options in Record mode.
2. Keep on pressing the
Mode/Menu button repeatedly until
blinks on the LCD
panel.
3. Press the Shutter button to select the option.
Setting the Auto Flash Mode
The camera has two different flash modes:
● Off (default)
: The flash is disabled no matter what the ambient brightness of the
surroundings is.
● Auto
: The camera automatically fires the flash when the brightness of the subject
or scene is too low.
To set the Auto Flash mode:
1. Make sure that the camera is in Record mode.
). The camera starts
2. Use the / - button to choose the Auto Flash mode (Auto
charging the flash and the Status light indicator blinks. The Status light indicator stays
lit when the flash is charged and ready.
Note
䡲 Do not fire the flash at a person at short range.
䡲 Auto Flash is always reset to “OFF ” when the camera is turned on.
䡲 Auto Flash will be disabled automatically when connected on USB because the large
charge current will cause damage to your USB interface.
䡲 Do not use the Auto-Flash feature while battery power is low. (It will cause the camera
to be kept in charging status always. Replace the batteries with new ones, then use
the Auto-Flash feature.)
Setting the Exposure Value
This camera automatically chooses the most appropriate Exposure Value (EV) for a
given situation. However, the EV system can also be manually compensated as follows:
1. Make sure the camera is in Record mode.
2. The LCD panel shows the EV Compensation scale. Press the EV / + button (located
at the left side of the LCD panel on the back of the camera) to select a higher or
lower value.
Note
The effective EV Compensation range of
this camera is from -1EV to +1EV in 0.5
EV steps.
EN-16
Becomes
darker
Becomes
brighter
1. Make sure that you are in Delete mode. To enter Delete mode, press the
Mode/Menu button twice instantly and release the button. The Delete
Current Picture icon
appears on the LCD panel.
2. Use the EV / + or the /- button located at the back of the camera to select the
number of the picture you wish to delete. The highest number is assigned to the
latest picture.
3. Press the Shutter button.
4. If
icon starts blinking on the LCD Panel, press the Shutter button to confirm,
or press any other button to cancel.
5. Press the
Mode/Menu button to switch back to Record mode.
To delete all pictures from memory
SVENSKA
Note
If no picture has been taken yet, the camera does not enter the Delete mode.
NEDERLANDS
1. Make sure that you are in Delete mode. To enter Delete mode, press the
Mode/Menu button twice instantly and release the button. The Delete
appears on the LCD panel.
Current Picture icon
2. To Delete all the pictures in memory, press EV / + or the /- button until
and
“ALL” appears on the LCD panel.
3. Press the Shutter button to select Delete All.
4. If
icon starts blinking on the LCD Panel, press the Shutter button to confirm,
or press any other button to cancel.
FRANÇAIS
To delete a picture from memory
ESPAÑOL
There are times when you don’t want the pictures you’ve taken because they’re not
what you wanted. In such case, you can simply delete them from memory.
DEUTSCH
ENGLISH
Deleting Pictures from Memory
17-EN
Downloading Pictures into your PC
Once you have your camera connected to your computer, the next step is to transfer the
pictures contained in the camera memory to your computer’s hard disk. Before you start
download the pictures, you need to install first the appropriate camera driver and image
editing software.
Camera Driver and Application Installation
The appropriate TWAIN driver and application are required in order to download images
from the digital camera to your computer. You need to install the TWAIN driver and
application which comes with the included CD-ROM. It is implemented with auto-setup
program. Once you insert CD-ROM disk into the CD-ROM drive, the installation menu
will pop-up. Otherwise, you still can run “setup.exe” file in the root directory of CD-ROM
driver.
To install camera driver and application software:
1. Insert the software CD-ROM disc into your CD-ROM drive.
2. The setup program will begin. Simply follow the on-screen instructions to complete
both the TWAIN driver (Dual Mode USB Camera) and the image application software
(MGI PhotoSuite) installation.
3. Restart the computer.
Note
The TWAIN driver will only become effective after the system is rebooted.
Connecting to Your Computer
Fig. 1
Before you can start downloading images,
you need to connect your digital camera to a
computer.
For USB interface:
1. Plug one end of the USB cable into the
USB port on a PC (Fig. 1).
2. Connect the other end of the USB cable to
the camera (Fig. 2).
3. Turn on your camera.
4. Press the
Mode/Menu button to set the
camera to PC mode.
Fig. 2
Note
䡲 When the camera is attached to your computer, all the functional buttons are disable.
䡲 Use the dedicated USB cable comes with the package to connect the camera to your
PC. Do not use this cable for other devices connection.
EN-18
Once you have TWAIN driver and image application software installed on your PC, use
the following procedures to transfer pictures from the camera to your computer’s hard
drive and save them. (The following procedure is the case when using MGI PhotoSuite
III SE.)
1. Make sure your camera is set to PC Mode.
2. Launch the image application.
TWAIN interface
8. Now you have two options as to what to do with the downloaded images:
8-1. Save selected pictures directly to your hard drive.
to bring up the Save Files to
a. Click the Save Photos to Disk Directory
Directory windows.
b. Under Save In, select the directory in which you wish to save the pictures.
c. Type in a three-letter prefix followed by a number. This will be the filename for the
first image. Filenames for all subsequent images in this batch will be consecutive.
For example, if you choose “pic001” as the filename for the first image, the
second image will be named “pic002”, the third “pic003” etc.
8-2. Open the pictures in Image Application Software.
. If Photo is selected from the
a. Click the Transfer Pictures to Application
pull-down menu in upper right corner, the selected images will be displayed as
reduced-size thumbnail images. Select an image by double-clicking on it. This
image can now be manipulated or enhanced before saving.
b. When you are ready to save the image, select Save As from the File menu.
c. Select which directory in which you wish to store the picture.
d. Type in the name for the picture to be saved.
e. Select Save as Type.
f. Click Save.
9. After finishing, be sure to turn off your PC first, then disconnect the USB cable from
the camera and PC.
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Note
The way to select the TWAIN device and invoke the
TWAIN driver interface may differ from each other,
please refer to its respective software on-line help for
more information.
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5. Select Dual Mode USB Camera for the TWAIN
device.
6. Click Download. The downloaded pictures will be
displayed as reduced-size thumbnail images on the
TWAIN interface.
7. Select the pictures you wish to save by clicking on
them (hold Ctrl key for multiple selections). Selected
pictures will be surrounded by a red border.
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3. Click Get.
4. Click Digital Camera (TWAIN).
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Downloading and Saving Images to your Hard Disk
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Using your Camera as a PC-Camera (WebCam)
Aside from taking pictures, you can also use your camera as a PC-Camera (WebCam).
Using your camera as a PC-camera (WebCam) with Microsoft Netmeeting:
1. Make sure you have installed the Dual
Mode USB camera driver (refer to page
18).
2. Connect a USB cable to the camera and to
your PC’s USB port.
3. Press the Power button to turn on the
camera.
4. Set the camera to PC mode.
5. Launch your PC-Camera (WebCam)
Application Software.
6. Follow the instructions of the software.
7. After finishing, be sure to turn off your PC
first, then disconnect the USB cable from
the camera and PC.
Note
䡲 No PC-Camera (WebCam) Application Software is included in the CD-ROM. Please
use a commercially available videoconferencing program such as Microsoft
Netmeeting. To use the camera for videoconference via the Internet or LAN
connection, you also need a networking device such as a modem or TA (Terminal
Adapter), as well as speakers and a microphone.
䡲 For more information about the operation of videoconference application software,
please refer to its respective software help.
䡲 When the camera is attached to your computer, only the power and
Mode/Menu
buttons can be used.
䡲 If the camera does not work properly after connecting to a PC, remove the batteries
once and insert them back into the camera, then try again.
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Here is a list of all the icons that appear on the LCD panel and what they mean.
LCD panel Icons
PC Mode
Full Battery Power
Full Battery Power
Medium Battery Power
Medium Battery Power
Low Battery Power
Low Battery Power
Self-Timer Off
Self-Timer On
Fine Quality Mode
Normal Quality Mode
EV Compensation
Picture Remaining
Delete Mode:
Delete Current Picture
Delete All Pictures
Full Battery Power
Medium Battery Power
Low Battery Power
Current Picture
OK Confirmation
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Auto Flash
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No Flash
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Record Mode
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PC Mode:
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Record Mode:
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Appendix 1: LCD Icons
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Appendix 2: Camera Specifications
Image Sensor
: CMOS Image Sensor
(329,000 total pixels, 312,000 effective pixels)
Image Size (HxV)
: 640 x 480 pixels
Internal Memory
: 8 MB Flash Memory
Number of Storable
Photos
: 60 Images (Fine), 120 Images (Normal)
Lens
: Fixed Lens: F2.0, f=7.0 mm
(equivalent to 45 mm on a 35-mm still camera)
Optical Viewfinder
: Built-in
Working Range
: 0.5m ~ Infinity
Exposure
: Auto
White Balance
: Auto
Shutter
: Electronic Shutter (Auto)
Flash Mode
: Auto, Off
Self-Timer
: 10 seconds
Compression Method
: JPEG Base
LCD Indicator
: Flash (Auto/Off), Self-Timer, Delete, Picture No,
Battery, Record/PC Mode, Quality
LED Indicator
: Self-Timer LED (Red, in Front), Ready LED (Green, in Rear)
USB Frame Rate
: 15fps (VGA Mode); 30fps (CIF, QCIF)
(Note: The performance of USB frame rate is relevant
to the configuration of the PC.)
Auto Power Off
: 2 minutes after no operation (Disable when using USB)
Communication
: USB
Power Supply
: 2 AA-Size Alkaline Battery; DC 5V from USB Port
Operating Condition
: Temperature : 0°C – 40°C
Humidity
: 35% – 80%
(without moisture condensation)
Weight
: Approx. 110 g (3.9 oz) without Battery
Dimensions
: 97 mm (W) x 65 mm (H) x 37 mm (D)
(3-7/8" x 2-9/16" x 1-1/2")
* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
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GC-A33
Dual Mode Digital Camera
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