Samsung SDP-860 User's manual

Samsung SDP-860 User's manual
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Software User's Manual
SDP-860
Samsung Digital Presenter
Software User's Manual
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©2010 Samsung Techwin Co., Ltd. All rights reserved.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
INSTALLING SAMSUNG DIGITAL
PRESENTER SOFTWARE
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OPENING SAMSUNG DIGITAL
PRESENTER PROGRAM
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TROUBLESHOOTING
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Installing Samsung Digital Presenter
Software
System Requirements
Installing Program
Connecting Samsung Digital
Presenter to a Computer
Installing the Samsung Digital
Presenter Program
Installation Q&A
How can I check if my computer
supports USB?
How can I delete USB drivers and the
Samsung Digital Presenter program
from my computer?
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Opening Samsung Digital Presenter
Program
Samsung Digital Presenter Main Panel
Overview
Main Menu
Tool Bar
Status Display
Samsung Digital Presenter Control Panel
Overview
Overview Mini control
USB Viewer Hot Key
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Troubleshooting
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INSTALLING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER SOFTWARE
When connected to a computer, your Samsung Digital Presenter can be used in a number of ways. You
can capture the displayed images as still images, create movies with audio, integrate and annotate with
your electronic whiteboard, and even use as a web cam.
To use these features, first connect the digital presenter to a computer using the supplied USB cable in the
package. Then install the Samsung Digital Presenter software from the supplied software application CD.
System Requirements
To install the Samsung Digital Presenter software, it is recommended that your computer should
have the following system configuration:
• CPU: Pentium 4 or above (Core2 duo or higher recommended)
• Windows XP Service Pack 3 or higher
- Compatible Windows Programs: Windows XP (Service Pack 3) / Windows Vista (Service Pack 1)
/ Windows 7
• RAM: 512MB or more (2GB or more recommended)
• USB 2.0 Port
• Graphic Cards that support XGA resolution with at least 65,536 colors
- Video RAM 256MB or more
- SXGA or higher resolution recommended
- CD-ROM Drive
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 USB 2.0 PCI Cards or USB 2.0 PCMCIA Cards are not formally supported. Samsung’s Digital Presenter
may not function properly in computers with USB 2.0 PCI/PCMCIA cards.
 Usage of certain Windows 7 desktop themes may create display issues with the Samsung software
program. Samsung recommends using the basic Windows 7 theme while using SDP-860 USB S/W.
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Installing Program
Please install the program following the instructions below.
1. Connect the Samsung Digital Presenter to a computer using the USB cable and turn on the unit.
2. Insert the CD-ROM and follow the prompts to install the Samsung Digital Presenter program.
(For more detailed instructions, please refer to Installing the Samsung Digital Presenter Program.)
Connecting Samsung Digital Presenter to a Computer
 INSTALLING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER SOFTWARE
Connect the USB cable to the USB port of your computer and digital presenter.
Connect the power cable of the digital presenter, and then turn on the power.
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 When connecting the USB cable to a computer, please use a USB port that is connected directly to the
computer main board.
(An extended front port and wireless USB hub may cause errors depending on the computer brand and
model.)
A 4m or shorter USB cable is recommended to connect a digital presenter and a computer.
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Installing the Samsung Digital Presenter Program
1. You may install the program in your computer before connecting the computer with the digital
presenter via USB; the presenter will function properly.
2. Click on install viewer to start installing the program. p Click on [USB S/W] p [SDP USB Viewer]
3. When the following installation window appears, press Next.
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4. Select a folder to install the program, and then press Next to start the installation process.
 INSTALLING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER SOFTWARE
5. During the installation process the following screen will be displayed.
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6. The installation is complete when the following dialog appears.
After the installation is completed, the SDP860 USB Viewer icon appears on the Desktop along with
the program and user's manual shortcuts under the Start menu.
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 If you receive a .Net Framework error message during the installation, it indicates that your computer is
not installed with .Net Framework. To resolve this problem, first install the .Net Framework installation
file in the enclosed CD, and then the viewer program. (Required: .Net Framework 2.0 or higher).
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Installation Q&A
How can I check if my computer supports USB?
1. This guideline is based on Widows Vista. Other Windows versions may use different steps to
check the Device Manager.
2. In Windows Vista, go to [Control Panel] p [System] p [Device Manager].
3. As shown in the picture below, your computer displays USB-related features--USB Universal
Host Controller, USB root hub, etc.-(if USB connections are supported).
How can I delete USB drivers and the Samsung Digital Presenter
program from my computer?
Go to [Control Panel] p [Add or remove programs], select SDP860 USB Viewer, and then click on
[Remove/Change] to uninstall or restore the program. Follow instructions on the Remove/Change
screen to uninstall or restore the program.
 Samsung Digital Presenter does not require the installing or deleting of USB drivers.
Unlike other brands, the SDP-860 presenter supports (web cam capablities), allowing you to connect it to a
computer via USB without installing or deleting additional drivers.
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 INSTALLING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER SOFTWARE
4. As shown in the picture below, your computer will display USB Enhanced Host Controllers if it
supports USB 2.0 connections.
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OPENING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER PROGRAM
1. Turn on the presenter and computer.
2. To open the presenter program in your computer, double-click on the Samsung Digital
Presenter icon on Desktop or go to [Start] p [Programs] p [SDP860 USB Viewer].
3. The digital presenter program opens with main and control panel.
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 If the program does not open, please check if both the presenter and computer are turned on or the USB
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 Do not unplug the USB cable or turn off the digital presenter while playing, capturing, or saving files
cable is properly connected to both of them.
using the digital presenter program; it may damage your digital presenter and/or computer.
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Samsung Digital Presenter Main Panel Overview
 OPENING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER PROGRAM
Name
Description
Menu bar
Provides 4 options: Function, View, Option and Help. For more detailed
information, please refer to Main Menu.
Tool Bar
The Tool Bar provides quick access buttons for various controls. This menu
bar can be hidden to increase the overall viewing area.
(Note: All Tool Bar functions can be found on the Main menu bar)
View Area
Displays a live image of the subject matter displayed by the SDP-860.
This area is used as the preview screen to save pictures or record videos
using the menu buttons.
Video Save Directory: Displays the directory and filename of video assigned
when starting the video record function.
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Main Menu
1. [Function]
Clip board
Capture the current image to the clipboard. (Hot key: F12)
Quick save
While viewing a live image from the digital presenter in the Viewer window, select Quick save or click
on the Quick Save ICON on the panel to instantly capture and store the image (Hot key: F6).
The path (folder) and image quality can be changed under the Option Menu. The filename cannot be
customized, however, as it is automatically saved in the name of YYYYMMDDHHMMSS.jpg based
on the computer’s current clock settings (date/time).
For example, if the captured time is 2009 September 09 at 15:23:40, the captured filename will be
20090909152340.jpg.
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 Pressing the Quick Save button more than twice per second saves only the latest image in the computer
hard disk.
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Still Image
Save the currently displayed image. To save an image, press still image and select the file directory,
filename, and type (BMP/JPEG), and then press Save. (Hot key: F7)
Creates and saves the live display as a video file;
First, press the record button to start recording a movie of the material currently projected by the
digital presenter.
Once the video recording starts, the status bar displays the current elapsed time of the video along
with the Recording message above it to show the current recording status.
You can change the Record settings in the Environment Setting: recorded files’ directory, Image
quality, and other attributes. (Hot key: F8)
Stop AVI
Stop capturing AVI file. (Hot key: F9)
Time Lapse
After pressing the [Time Lapse], you can watch below setting window.
Time Lapse sets the frame rate for recording. If you set the “Interval” to 5 sec, you can get only 1
frame image for 5 sec interval. The result will look like high speed recording. You can apply limit to
the total recording time. (The playback frame rate of Time Lapse recording will be fixed to 15frame/
sec.)
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Capture AVI
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Print
To print an image, select [Print] to send the currently displayed image to a connected printer.
Control Panel
Show / Hide the Control Panel. (Hot key: F10)
2. [View]
Fit to window
The displayed image will be adjusted to the width of the Viewer window. The ratio in length of image
will be automatically adjusted according to the ratio in width, regardless of window size. (Hot key: F3)
Stretch to window
The displayed image will be stretched to fit to the current window size. (Hot key: F4)
50%
The displayed image will be set to 50% of original size. (Hot key: F1)
100%
The displayed image will be set to the original size. (Hot key: F2)
Full Screen
The displayed image will be enlarged to a full screen display. Ideal when using electronic
whiteboards for annotation and capture. (Hot key: F5)
Normal window p Full Screen (Hot key:F1), Full Screen p Normal window (Hot key: ESC)
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Portrait Mode
Crop the image for portrait picture. (Initial value Width: 3, Height: 4)
While in the Portrait mode you can only use the Still Image and Quick save features. Movies using
the Capture AVI cannot be created.
You can set detailed ratio on [Option] p [Portrait Option](Please refer to Portrait mode Option)
Input Signal
Tool Bar
Show / Hide the Tool Bar.
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 OPENING SAMSUNG DIGITAL PRESENTER PROGRAM
The SDP-860 Viewer application supports two input resolution settings: SXGA and VGA. The SXGA
mode provides higher quality images 15 frames per second. The VGA mode provides a higher frame
rate of 30fps but at a slightly reduced image quality. To capture and display the highest quality
images, use the SXGA mode. If full motion display is more critical for your presentation or for movie
recording, choose the VGA mode.
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3. [Option]
Recording Setting
You can set the detailed recording options.
You can change the directory of saving video. Initial value is C:\Samsung Techwin\SDP860 USB
Viewer\AVI.
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The Samsung Digital Presenter USB viewer program can record audio along with video. When
checking on the audio input option, the viewer records video and audio using the ADPCM codec.
A microphone must be connected to your computer (or use the computer’s built-in microphone) to
record audio via the Viewer application.
High provides the highest video quality, but increases the file size. Standard is a normal quality, and
LOW generates an increase in video noise. The default quality is Standard.
Changing Recording Frames
The SXGA resolution can save a maximum of 15 frames per second while VGA allows up to 30
frames. A higher frames/sec setting enhances the video quality, but it increases the file size. Select
the frames that can satisfy both desired video quality and size.
You can change the recording duration. When selecting Unlimited, you can stop recording video at
any time.
Selecting this box will hide the On Screen Display (OSD) menus such as zoom, brightness, focus,
etc. while recording a movie.
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Select Video File Quality (Affects the file size and video quality.)
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Quick save option
The Quick Save option allows the user to select or create a folder rather than the default location to
store captured images.
Change the path of Quick save. Initial value is
C:\Samsung Techwin\SDP860 USB Viewer\Quicksave.
Select the quality of saved images. High provides the highest image quality, but increases the file
size.
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Portrait mode option
Change the Portrait mode ratio. Choose 1 of 4 popular options or if preferred, create a custom user
option.
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Hide Panel Option
Sets the delay to hide the mini control when in full screen mode.
If it is set to 0, the mini control will not hide.
4. [Help]
Displays the current version information for the SDP-860 USBViewer application.
Select the [About SDP860 Viewer] button to view the current software version.
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Tool Bar
The Tool Bar is a collection of popular functions from Main menu.
Input signal buttons. (VGA, SXGA)
View mode(50%, 100%, Fit to window, Stretch to window)
Enlarge to Full Screen.
Quick save, Still Image, Quick save option
Capture AVI, AVI Stop, Capture option
Control Panel
Tool Bar OFF
Status Display
Displays the current resolution setting, frame/sec, and recording time. During recording the frame/
sec and recording time color changes to blue.
During the recording the frame/sec and recording time color change to blue.
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Samsung Digital Presenter Control Panel Overview
With the Samsung Digital Presenter program, you can control and adjust the features of the SDP-860
from the software. You can also set the OSD menu on the presenter.
Using Samsung Digital Presenter Control Panel
• You can control Digital functions. (ZOOM, BRIGHTNESS, FOCUS, etc,.)
• The buttons on the Control Panel are the same as buttons on Samsung
Digital Presenter or those of a remote controller. (For details, refer to
Samsung Digital Presenter User’s Manual.)
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Minimize : Hide the control panel.
Wide / Tele : Reduces or enlarges the image size on the screen.
BRIGHTNESS +/- : Adjust the brightness of the image on the screen.
Near / Far : Adjust focus manually.
AWB : Adjust auto color (You should set OSD Menu IMAGE ADJUSTMENT
WB MODE: AWB(KEY) for using AWB function.).
AF : Adjusts auto focus.
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LAMP ON/OFF : Use this to turn ON/OFF the upper lamp.
FREEZE : Turns on/off aperture mode.
(If you want to Freeze current image on the viewer you should select
[OSD Menu] p [MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTION] p [FREEZE] p
[ALL].)
You can watch current status and mode of the digital presenter.
LIVE : Display the current mode. (Live mode or not). If the current mode is not
LIVE, you could not use Control Buttons.
FREEZE : Display the status of freeze function.
MICRO : Display the Microscope mode. You can Exit this mode to push Esc
button.
MACRO : Display the MACRO mode. You can Exit this mode to push Esc
button.
INTERNAL/EXTERNAL : Display the Internal/External status.
It is for OSD menu. You can select the any OSD menu using the arrow button.
If the menu is open, you could not use Control function buttons.
ESC key to exit the OSD menu, Microscope mode, and Macro mode.
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 If you want to control any functions on the viewer, you would not select [OSD Menu] p
[MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTION] p [PC CTRL] p [RS-232C ONLY]. Don’t select THIS option.
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Overview Mini control
In full screen mode, the mini control that is smaller than the normal control panel is to be displayed.
Hides the mini control, and switches to control panel.
Wide / Tele : Reduces or enlarges the image size on the screen.
Instantly capture and store the image.
BRIGHTNESS +/- : Adjust the brightness of the image on the screen.
FREEZE : Turns on/off aperture mode.
(If you want to Freeze current image on the viewer you should
select [OSD Menu] p [MISCELLANEOUS FUNCTION] p
[FREEZE] p [ALL].)
Capture AVI, AVI stop.
Displays the current frame/sec and recording time.
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Return to the Normal Mode (Full Screen p Normal Mode)
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USB Viewer Hot Key
[F1]
50% View Function
[F2]
100% View Function
[F3]
Fit to window Function
[F4]
Stretch to window Function
[F5]
Full Screen Function
[F6]
Quick save Function
[F7]
Still Image Function
[F8]
Capture AVI Function
[F9]
Stop AVI Function
[F10]
Control Panel ON/OFF Function
[F11]
Tool Bar ON/OFF Function
[F12]
Clip board Function
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troubleshooting
TROUBLESHOOTING
Problem
Cause & Solution
It indicates a USB connection problem between the digital presenter
and a computer.
y Please check if the USB cable is properly connected to both the
presenter and the computer.
y Close all application programs-USB-related or other programs that
take up a lot of the system resources-to avoid slowing down the
digital presenter program.
y Turn off the digital presenter and turn it on after at least 10
seconds. Then attempt to open the program again.
Error Message: “A USB connection error has
occurred; the program is now being
terminated.”
It indicates a USB connection problem between the digital presenter
and a computer.
y Please check if the digital presenter is turned off or the USB cable
is unplugged.
y A 4m or shorter USB cable is recommended to connect the digital
presenter and a computer.
y If the computer has too many programs running, it may
experience a shortage of memory or system resources and cause
the video communication error.
Error Message: “The program is already
running.”
This error message may appear if you try to reopen the program
while it is running.
y The program cannot be opened twice, the prompt error message
will display if tried.
y Please wait until the program opens at the first time. If it does not
open or terminates itself abnormally, remove and reconnect the
USB cable, or restart your computer operating system.
If a computer fails to detect the digital
presenter
y If your computer fails to detect the digital presenter, please restart
it and then try again.
Error Message: “You don’t have the permission
for recording AVI files on this folder.”
y In the case of Windows Vista or 7, admin permissions may be
different from your account. Please log in using a different
account (administrator) or save files on another folder (Normally,
we recommend the default folder.)
Error Message: “Your OS version is lower.”
y In the case of Windows XP or Vista install the latest Service pack.
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 TROUBLESHOOTING
Digital presenter program does not open
troubleshooting
Problem
Cause & Solution
Error Message: “Failed to save the image.”
Saving an image may fail in the following cases:
y You may have selected an improper drive, CD-ROM, or mobile
hard disk that is limited in writing the saved image to the Quick
Save or image folder. Please change the directory to the local
computer hard drive, and try to save it again.
y You may have selected a file format that the program does not
support.
y The program library for saving images may have been deleted or
corrupted. Please uninstall and reinstall the digital presenter
viewer program.
Error Message: “SDP-860 S/W doesn't run in
USB1.1 connection.”
y The SDP-860 Viewer Application does not support the USB1.1
mode due to limited bandwidth issues of this early standard.
Connect to a known USB2.0 port when using the Viewer
Application.
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