ZoomaxTM Snow
User Manual
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Zoomax Snow
Handheld Video
Magnifier
User Manual
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Contents
Description ........................................................................3 Accessories.......................................................................3 Compositions:...................................................................4 Operation ...........................................................................5 Battery installation................................................................................................................................5 Charging the battery ............................................................................................................................6 Install short strap ..................................................................................................................................6 Operation Instructions .....................................................7 Turn on/off .............................................................................................................................................7 Adjust Magnification.............................................................................................................................7 Change display mode..........................................................................................................................8 Freeze ....................................................................................................................................................9 Writing Stand ......................................................................................................................................10 Turn on/off button beeps ...................................................................................................................10 Turn on/off camera light ....................................................................................................................11 Adjust brightness................................................................................................................................11 Connecting to a TV ............................................................................................................................11 Power saving function .......................................................................................................................12 Setting memory function ...................................................................................................................12 Troubleshooting..............................................................12 Safety ...............................................................................14 Specifications..................................................................15 2
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Description
ZoomaxTM Snow is a lightweight handheld electronic magnifier with a
large 4.3” widescreen LCD display. It provides magnification from 2x-16x, 10
contrast modes, as well as the ability to freeze an image for closer look.
Besides, it features modern design with power saving function.
Accessories
ZoomaxTM Snow Package contains the following:
Video Magnifier
Video cable
Short strap
Protective case
Rechargeable lithium
battery
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AC power adapter
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Compositions:
4.3” LCD screen
Indicator light
Zoom in
Contrast mode
Zoom out
Camera
Writing stand
Battery slot
Power button
Freeze button
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USB port
AV-OUT port
Cord slot
Operation
Battery installation
Install the battery as follows:
1. Turn the unit so that the back is facing up
2. Press and slide open the battery cover
3. Insert the battery
4. Place back the cover and slide it into the closed position
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Charging the battery
- The battery should be charged prior to using the Snow for the first time.
- Connect the power adapter to the unit USB port, and then insert the other
end of the power adapter into power outlet. The power indicator will be red
during charging.
- When the battery is fully charged, the LED indicator will turn off.
- During operation, if the battery indicator
on the screen has no bars
and flashes, the battery is low, and you need to recharge it.
-Charging the battery takes about 4 hours, and a fully charged battery will
last for approximately 3.5 hours. Please take an extra battery in case of
usage emergency if you go far away.
Install Short strap
- Insert the small loop on the end of the strap into the pin in the cord slot as
shown.
- Pull the other end of the strap through the loop and tighten as shown.
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Operation Instructions
Turn on/off
Power button
- Press and hold the power button for 2 seconds to turn on (as shown in
diagram), and the green power indicator will be on and the unit will enter into
video magnifier mode directly.
- Press and hold the power button for 2 seconds to turn off the unit and the
green indicator will be off at the same time.
- To save power, the unit will turn off automatically after 3 minutes of
inactivity.
Adjust Magnification
Zoom in
Zoom out
- Press the “+” button to zoom in, and press the “-”button to zoom out.
Flat on paper: 3.6x to 16x magnification
Lift over material: 2x-10x magnification
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Lifting the unit off the material will decrease the size of the viewed
material. And you can get increased magnification of the viewed material if
you connect the unit to a TV screen.
Change display mode
Press mode button
There are 2 modes for selection:
1. Normal mode
In Normal mode, press the mode button to cycle through the following
modes:
- Full color mode
- Grey mode
- High contrast white text on black background
- High contrast black text on white background
- High contrast white text on blue background
- High contrast blue text on white background
- High contrast yellow text on black background
- High contrast black text on yellow background
- High contrast blue text on yellow background
- High contrast yellow text on blue background
2. Favorite mode
In favorite mode, press the mode button to cycle through 3 basic modes: full
color, your favorite contrast color and the reverse (such as white on blue &
blue on white). It’s simpler in operation.
1)To enter into favorite mode, firstly choose your favorite contrast color in
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normal mode, then press and hold “mode” button for 2 seconds until the
BEEP goes.
NOTE: If the unit enters into Favorite mode from full color mode or grey
mode, then the switch would be among full color, white on black and black
on white.
2)To exit, press and hold “mode” button for 2 seconds until the BEEP goes;
3)If you turn off the unit during Favorite mode, it will memorize the settings
and enter into Favorite mode automatically at next power on.
Freeze
Freeze button
Use Freeze button to capture images and letters
- Put the unit over the object or material
- Press Freeze button
- Take the unit closer to have a carefully look at the object, and you can also
magnify or minify images by +/- button and switch contrast modes by Mode
button
- Press again Freeze button to release.
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Writing Stand
-Open the writing stand.
-Write underneath the right side of the camera.
Turn on/off button beeps
Long
pressing
“zoom
out”
In default, the button sound is mute.
To turn it on, press and hold “Zoom Out” button for 5 seconds until BEEP
goes twice.
To turn it off, press and hold “Zoom Out” button for 5 seconds until BEEP
goes once.
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Turn on/off camera light
Long press mode button
The camera light is on in default.
To turn light off, press and hold “mode” button for 5 seconds until BEEP goes
TWICE (keep holding if you just heard one beep).
To turn light on, press and hold “mode” button for 5 seconds until BEEP goes
TWICE (keep holding if you just heard one beep).
Adjust brightness
Hold button “Freeze” and “Zoom in (or Zoom out)” together to enter into
brightness adjustment. A brightness bar shows, then press “Zoom in” to
increase brightness and “Zoom out” to decrease it. Press “Mode” to confirm
the brightness and exit. Under this setting, if no operation for over 5 seconds,
it will exit automatically.
Connecting to a TV
Plug the AV cable packaged with the unit to your TV video input.
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-After connection completed, the LCD screen will turn off automatically.
-To select the appropriate TV standard, press and hold the Freeze button for
3 seconds.
-Use “+”/”-” to choose PAL or NTSC, then press the mode button to confirm
your selection. If all correct, the image shall be shown on TV.
- Once your selection confirmed, it will become the default TV standard of
the unit next time. No need to set it again.
- After unplugging the AV cable, the unit will automatically return to LCD
screen of the unit without any other operation.
Power saving function
(1)Under magnifier mode, the unit will turn off automatically if no operation
for over 3 minutes.
(2)When charging (connect to power supply through power adapter), it will
switch to outside power supply automatically while charging the battery at
the same time.
Setting memory function
The unit will memorize automatically the most recent settings (e.g. color
mode, magnification, video output format, button beeps, brightness) and use
them in the next power on.
Troubleshooting
Problems
Solutions
Ensure that the power is on.
● Change the battery.
Black screen
● Reduce the magnification level.
● Ensure the image is below the crosshair.
The unit will not turn on.
●Change the battery.
The image on the screen is ● Ensure the Video Magnifier is flat on
dark or distorted.
the page.
Power adapter is connected ● Ensure the outlet has power and the
but the battery is not charging.
plug is fully inserted in the power jack.
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Smudges or blemishes on the
●Clean camera and screen with soft cloth.
screen.
Adjust the magnification up to suitable
Text is too small to read.
level.
● Connect to a TV with the supplied cable.
●Adjust the magnification down to suitable
level.
Text is too large to read.
● Lift/move the unit a little away from the
subject.
The unit is connected to a TV, ●Ensure the TV is on.
but no image appears on the ●Check the line is proper and output and
TV screen.
connection correctly to TV.
The screen is frozen or
Restart the unit.
distorted or any other problem
●Remove and replace battery.
not mentioned in this manual.
If your problem is not listed above, please contact your local distributor.
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Safety
To keep your video magnifier in a good condition, please read the following
safety instructions carefully:
- Do not expose your video magnifier to excessive heat or direct sunlight to
avoid the risk of fire.
- Keep your video magnifier away from wet areas, rain, fluids and chemicals.
-Do not use your video magnifier inadequately shielded medical devices.
- Always use your video magnifier in an environment where the temperature
is between 10°C and 40°C (50 and 104F).
- Do not attempt to repair your video magnifier or open its case. This will void
the warranty. Contact your distributor to service this equipment.
- Always unplug your unit before cleaning. Use only a damp, soft, lint-free
cloth. Do not use alcohol solvents or other cleaning agents.
- Use only the supplied power adapter to charge the battery as other
adapters may damage the unit.
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Specifications
1. Magnification: 2x to 16x (optical and digital)
2. Display modes: ten modes (full color, gray, high contrast white on black,
high contrast black on white, high contrast white on blue, high contrast
blue on white, high contrast yellow on black, high contrast black on yellow,
high contrast blue on yellow, high contrast yellow on blue)
3. Focus: Auto focus
4. Screen: 4.3“(109mm) widescreen TFT
5. TV output: PAL/NTSC
6. Power saving mode: the unit will turn off automatically after inactivity for 3
minutes
7. Battery: rechargeable lithium battery
3.5 hours continuous use
8. Battery level indicator:Positive
9. Power adapter: input: 110—240V, output: 5V/1A
10. Charging time: 4 hours
11. Weight: 5.75 ounce (without battery)
12. Accessories: user manual, rechargeable lithium battery, AC power
adapter, short strap, protective case, video output cable
13. Operation and storage conditions:
Humidity<70%
Temperature: 10-40℃
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