Concord Camera 3040AF Digital Camera User Manual

Concord Camera 3040AF Digital Camera User Manual

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CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations on the purchase of your new camera. Your camera has been carefully engineered and manufactured to give you dependable operation. Read this manual before operating the camera to become more familiar with it.

This manual has been written and formatted with depth and detail so that you can easily follow the instructions to maximize the features of your camera.

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CAMERA OVERVIEW

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CAMERA OVER VIEW

Top/Front

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1. Power Button

2. Shutter Button

3. Flash

4. Lens

5. Viewfinder

6. Flash Sensor

11. Flash Ready LED

12. Viewfinder

13. Auto-Focus LED

14. LCD

15. Tripod Socket

16. Battery/Memory

Card Door

17. Mode Switch

18. Navigation Arrow

Buttons/Zoom

Buttons/Flash Button

19. OK Button/

Enlargement Button

20. Reset Button

21. MENU Button

22. Wrist Strap Holder

23. LCD On/Off Button

24. Memory Card Slot

25. Battery Compartment

Bottom/Back

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7. Red-eye Reduction

LED/Self-Timer LED

8. Mini-USB Port

9. Video/TV-Out Port

10. Macro Mode Switch

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

CAMERA OVERVIEW ............................................................................................................................................2

Top / Front ......................................................................................................................................................2

Bottom / Back ..................................................................................................................................................2

LCD ICONS.....................................................................................................................................................2

GETTING STARTED ..............................................................................................................................................5

Package Contents ..........................................................................................................................................5

Camera Features ............................................................................................................................................5

Attaching the Wrist Strap.................................................................................................................................5

Loading the Batteries ......................................................................................................................................5

Turning the Camera On and Off......................................................................................................................6

Checking the Battery Level ............................................................................................................................6

Setting the language / Turning the LCD On and Off ......................................................................................7

Internal Memory / Inserting the Memory Card ................................................................................................8

Setting the camera’s operational mode ..........................................................................................................9

TAKING A PICTURE ............................................................................................................................................10

Taking a Picture with the Viewfinder ............................................................................................................10

Flash Ready LED ..........................................................................................................................................10

Taking a Picture with the LCD ......................................................................................................................11

Auto-Focus Lock............................................................................................................................................11

Setting the Flash ..........................................................................................................................................12

Digital Zoom ..................................................................................................................................................13

Using the main menu in camera mode ........................................................................................................14

Capture mode options ..................................................................................................................................15

Self Timer ......................................................................................................................................................15

Macro Mode ..................................................................................................................................................16

Image Resolution ..........................................................................................................................................16

Image Quality ................................................................................................................................................17

White Balance ..............................................................................................................................................17

EV Compensation ........................................................................................................................................18

Scene Selection ..........................................................................................................................................18

TAKING VIDEO CLIPS ........................................................................................................................................19

REVIEWING YOUR FILES ..................................................................................................................................19

Using Review Mode ......................................................................................................................................19

Reviewing Video Clips ..................................................................................................................................20

Enlarging Stored Pictures..............................................................................................................................20

Using the main menu in review mode ..........................................................................................................21

Deleting Your Files ........................................................................................................................................22

Using Thumbnail Mode ................................................................................................................................23

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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS ........................................................................................................24

Setup Menu and Features ............................................................................................................................26

Setting the Auto Off Time ..............................................................................................................................27

Setting the Language ....................................................................................................................................27

Setting the LCD Brightness ..........................................................................................................................27

Formatting internal memory or memory card................................................................................................28

RESTORE THE CAMERA TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS ......................................................................29

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE ..................................................................................................................30

Computer System Requirements ..................................................................................................................30

Installation Requirements..............................................................................................................................30

Using the installer splash screen ..................................................................................................................31

Flow diagram for software installation ..........................................................................................................32

Identifying your operating system ................................................................................................................33

Installing the driver and DirectX 9 - Windows 98SE ....................................................................................34

Installing DirectX 9 - Windows 2000 ............................................................................................................36

Installing ArcSoft PhotoImpression - all Windows users ..............................................................................37

Installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 - all Windows users (optional) ..............................................................39

CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER ........................................................................................41

Downloading pictures and video clips onto your computer ..........................................................................41

Using ArcSoft PhotoImpression ....................................................................................................................42

Unplugging your camera from the computer ................................................................................................42

TV MODE ..............................................................................................................................................................43

Connecting the camera to the television ......................................................................................................43

Using the TV as a Live Viewfinder ................................................................................................................43

Reviewing pictures and video clips on your TV ............................................................................................43

ERROR MESSAGES ............................................................................................................................................44

TROUBLESHOOTING..........................................................................................................................................45

GETTING HELP....................................................................................................................................................48

CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS................................................................................................................................49

SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE ..................................................................................................................51

Cleaning the camera body ............................................................................................................................51

Safety Tips ....................................................................................................................................................51

Precautions for the camera ..........................................................................................................................51

Precautions for batteries ..............................................................................................................................52

Precautions for SD Memory Cards ..............................................................................................................52

REGULATORY INFORMATION............................................................................................................................53

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GETTING STARTED

GETTING ST ARTED

Package Contents

• Concord Eye-Q 3040 AF

• Mini-USB Cable

• TV Out Cable

• User’s Guide/Quick Start Guide/Warranty Card

• Camera Case

• Wrist Strap

• 2x AA Alkaline Batteries

• CD-ROM (for Windows users only)

– USB Mass Storage Driver

– ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000

– Adobe Acrobat Reader 5

– Microsoft DirectX 9

– Multilingual User’s Guide

Camera Features

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• 3.1 Megapixels, 2048 x 1536 Resolution

• 1.6” Color LCD

• 4x Digital Zoom

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• Video Clips

• 7MB Internal Memory

• Compatible with Secure Digital (SD) memory cards (not included)

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Attaching the Wrist Strap

Please attach the wrist strap to prevent dropping the camera.

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The camera can use 2x AA alkaline, lithium or rechargeable batteries to operate.

1. Open the Battery/Memory Card door. (fig.1.1)

• Slide the door in the direction of the arrow marked on it, and lift it open.

2. Insert the batteries according to the polarity indicators on the top edge of the battery compartment. (fig.1.2)

3. Shut the Battery/Memory Card door by sliding it in the opposite direction of the arrow marked on it, and close it securely. (fig.1.3)

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GETTING STARTED

TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF

The Power Button is located on the top of the camera. (fig.1.1)

1. Press the ( ) Power Button to power the camera on.

• The LCD will turn on automatically.

2. To turn the camera off, press the ( ) Power Button. fig.1.1

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To extend battery life, the LCD will be off after 1 minute of inactivity, press ( ) button to reactivate the

LCD. The camera will automatically power off after 2 minutes of inactivity, press the Shutter Button to power the camera back on.

Checking the Battery Level

There are 5 battery levels that are displayed on the LCD.

Batteries are full and ready to use.

3/4 battery capacity remains.

1/2 battery capacity remains.

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Batteries are low need to be replaced soon.

Batteries are empty, blinking red and need to be replaced.

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• The camera's battery level indicator may not accurately reflect the state of a rechargeable battery even the chargeable batteries have been fully recharged due to the inherent problem with rechargeable batteries.

• To extend battery life, the camera will automatically power off after 2 minutes of inactivity. To change this setting please refer to p.27.

• For better performance, please use NiMH rechargeable batteries.

• Remove the batteries from the camera if they will not be used for an extended period of time to prevent corrosion or battery leaks.

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GETTING STARTED

SETTING THE LANGUAGE

When the camera is powered on for the first time, the Language menu will appear.

Setting the Language

1. Turn the camera on.

• The Language Setup screen will appear on the LCD.

2. Press to highlight the language you would like to use.

3. Press the OK button to select.

4. The next screen will read “Are You Sure?” press to select No or Yes.

5. Press the OK button to confirm the selection.

• If you select No, you will return to the Language select screen.

• If you select Yes, all menu screens will be displayed in the new language.

Each language will set the default setting for TV option. To change this setting, please refer to the Customizing the Camera Settings section on page 27.

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English / Español /

Français / Deutsch / Italiano

Nederlands /

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The camera has a 1.6” LCD which can frame subjects for image and video clip capture, review stored images and video clips and to display the current camera settings.

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1. Use the ( ) button to toggle the LCD mode. The LCD mode changes each time the button is pressed as follows:

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Note: In order to save battery power, you may turn off the LCD display, or LCD will be automatically turned off after one minute of inactivity.

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GETTING STARTED

INTERNAL MEMORY/INSERTING THE MEMORY CARD

Internal Memory

The camera is equipped with 7MB of internal memory, which can be used right away.

Status

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Memory card is inserted.

Memory in Use

Internal Memory

Memory Card

NOTE!: When the memory card is inserted, the images and video clips stored in the internal memory will be transferred automatically onto the memory card. Please insert a memory card with 7MB or greater of available memory.

Inserting the Memory Card

In addition to having a 7MB internal memory, the camera can use Secure Digital (SD) memory cards to store images and video clips. fig.1.1

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1. Open the Battery/Memory Card door.

• Slide the door in the direction of the arrow marked on it, and lift it open. (fig.1.1)

2. Insert the memory card as indicated by the diagram. (fig.1.2)

• Please insert the card in straight, not on an angle.

3. Shut the Battery/Memory Card door by sliding it in the opposite direction of the arrow marked on it, and close it securely. (fig.1.3)

• To eject the card, push the card in and release, then pull it out.

Note: The camera can support SD cards up to 512 MB.

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If the memory card or internal memory is corrupted, the memory needs to be formatted. (p.28)

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GETTING STARTED

SETTING THE CAMERA’S OPERATIONAL MODE

The camera has 3 operational modes Camera Mode, Review Mode and Video Clip Mode.

1. To change the camera operational mode, slide the mode switch horizontally to the corresponding position.

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Camera Mode

Use the camera mode setting to take pictures or to customize your camera settings for picture taking.

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Review Mode

Use the review mode setting to browse through images and video clips or to delete images from the internal memory or memory card.

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Video Clip Mode

Use video clip mode to capture video clips.

Note: No sound will be recorded.

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SINGLE SHOT

Taking a Picture with the Viewfinder at Distant Mode

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TAKING A PICTURE

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Taking a picture with the viewfinder:

1. Turn the camera on.

2. Set the camera to ( ) Camera Mode and make sure the Macro Mode Switch is set to the ( ) Distant

Mode located on the front of the camera.

• The LCD can be switched off to conserve battery power by pressing the ( ) button.

3. Frame the subject in the viewfinder.

4. Press the shutter button half-way to activate the auto-focus until the green AF LED lights up. (For

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• The camera will beep when the image is captured if sound is activated.

• The camera will make a click sound.

• When the image has been captured, the Flash Ready LED next to the viewfinder will blink to indicate that the image is being stored.

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Flash Ready LED Status

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Description

The camera is capturing a picture or video clip.

Hold the camera steady to prevent blurry pictures.

The flash is recharging. You may move the camera in this mode.

Note: Do not power the camera off or switch modes while the camera is capturing or storing a picture or video clip to prevent corrupting the picture or video clip being stored.

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TAKING A PICTURE WITH THE LCD AT DISTANT MODE

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QUALITY SETUP

IMAGE SIZE

SCENE SELECTION

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Taking a picture with the LCD:

1. Set the camera to ( ) camera mode and make sure the Macro Switch is set to the ( ) Distant Mode located on the front of the camera.

2. Frame the subject in the LCD.

3. Press the shutter button half-way to activate the auto-focus lock until the green

AF LED lights up. (fig.1.1)

• The camera will focus the lens at different distances to find the correct focus range, and you will hear a rapid click sound from the camera.

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• When the image has been captured, the Flash Ready LED next to the

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• A preview of the image will be displayed on the LCD for 1 second and the picture counter number displayed in the LCD will be updated.

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This feature can be used to freeze the focus when the subject is not located in the center of the picture at ( ) Distant Mode.

To use the focus lock:

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Auto Focus LED Status

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The camera is setting the focus.

The subject is in focus.

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TAKING A PICTURE

3. Recompose your picture. (fig.1.7)

• Keep the shutter pressed half-way while recomposing the picture.

4. Press the shutter button fully to capture the picture. (fig.1.8)

Note: The AF LED will continue blinking in the following conditions:

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Flash Mode

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The camera judges if a flash is required. If the environment is too dark, the flash will fire.

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Reduction

The camera will automatically detect when the flash is needed and the flash will fire after a short delay.

Forced Flash

Flash will fire in any lighting condition.

Flash off

The flash will not fire in this mode. Please use this mode if you want to capture the mood of the ambient lighting or to use the available light in places where flash photography is prohibited, such as museums.

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TAKING A PICTURE

TAKING A PICTURE WITH DIGITAL ZOOM

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The camera can use up to 4x digital zoom to give your pictures up to 4x magnification.

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2. Press toward the ( ) to zoom out or return to normal mode.

• The digital zoom bar displayed on the LCD monitor will indicate the change and the scale of magnification.

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Hold your camera steady while using Digital Zoom to prevent blurriness in the photograph due to camera movement. It is recommended to either place your camera on a steady surface or use a tripod. Also, please note that the image quality may degrade slightly with digital zoom.

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USING THE MAIN MENU IN CAMERA MODE

TAKING A PICTURE

CAPTURE MODE

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SCENE SELECTION

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RESOLUTION

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TAKING A PICTURE

USING THE MAIN MENU IN CAMERA MODE

Follow the steps below to set the advanced shooting options in the camera through the Main Menu.

Using the ( ) Main Menu:

1. Turn the camera on.

2. Set the mode switch to ( ).

3. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.

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• All selections will be marked by a red check mark.

• The camera will beep when you press the OK button for feature selection if sound is on.

8. To return to the previous menu, press .

9. To exit the menu at any time, press the MENU button.

CAPTURE MODE OPTIONS

The capture mode menu has 2 features to choose from for taking pictures.

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The camera will take a picture 10 seconds after the shutter button is released.

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CAPTURE MODE

QUALITY SETUP

IMAGE SIZE

SCENE SELECTION

WHITE BALANCE

RETURN SELECT

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SINGLE SHOT

SELF-TIMER

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RETURN

OK

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How to use Self-Timer:

1. In ( ) Camera Mode, press MENU to display the main menu.

2. Press to enter capture mode.

3. Press to highlight ( ) Self-Timer.

4. Press the OK button to set the ( ) Self-Timer.

5. Place the camera on a flat surface or tripod.

6. Use the LCD to compose the picture, and then press the Shutter button to activate the Self-Timer.

The Self -timer LED will blink slowly for 7 seconds, faster for the remaining 3 seconds and then the image will be captured.

• The camera will beep when the self-timter is activated if sound is on. (P. 25)

Note:

• The Self-Timer is automatically deactivated once the image is taken.

• To deactivate the Self-Timer before taking a picture, follow the steps above and highlight another option in the Capture Mode menu.

Photography Hints -

Since the Self-Timer LED indicator on the front of the camera flashes, you have time to join in the photograph

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This mode enables the camera to capture pictures in close distances.

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Setting Macro Mode:

1. The Macro Mode Switch is located in the front of the camera. Slide the Macro Mode Switch to ( ) to set the Macro mode.

• The Macro icon ( ) will be displayed on the LCD.

Taking a picture in Macro Mode:

1. Frame the subject in the LCD.

• The best shooting distance is at 20 cm. (7.9 in.)

• Auto-focus is not available in Macro Mode. You can monitor the focus range through the LCD.

2. Press the Shutter button fully to take the picture.

• The camera will beep when the image is captured if sound is activated.

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Note: Pictures in Macro Mode taken beyond the recommended distance of 20cm (7 in) will be blurry.

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CAPTURE MODE

QUALITY SETUP

IMAGE SIZE

SCENE SELECTION

WHITE BALANCE

RETURN SELECT

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2048 x 1536

1600 x 1200

1024 x 768

512 x 384

RETURN

OK

SET

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Images Stored on 7MB memory (approx.):

Resolution

Quality

Fine

Normal

Economy

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3.1MP

2MP

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How to change the resolution:

1. When Image Size is highlighted in the ( ) Main Menu, press to enter the ( ) Resolution submenu.

2. Press or until the desired setting is highlighted.

3. Press the OK button to select the mode.

4. Press the MENU button to return to picture taking mode.

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The Image Quality setting determines the amount of compression used to reduce the size of the stored image file in order to economize the space in memory card.

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CAMERA MODE

CAPTURE MODE

QUALITY SETUP

IMAGE SIZE

SCENE SELECTION

WHITE BALANCE

RETURN SELECT

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FINE

NORMAL

ECONOMY

RETURN

OK

SET

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Quality

Fine

Normal

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JPEG Compression

Ratio

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Fine image quality can be used for making prints.

Normal image quality can be used for general purpose pictures.

Economy image quality can be used for pictures that will be sent via e-mail.

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2. Press or until the desired setting is highlighted.

3. Press the OK button to select the Quality mode.

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By default the camera uses Auto White Balance to best reproduce colors under different lighting conditions. For mixed lighting conditions you can use the Auto White Balance.

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CAPTURE MODE

QUALITY SETUP

IMAGE SIZE

SCENE SELECTION

WHITE BALANCE

RETURN SELECT

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AUTO

SUNNY

FLUORESCENT

TUNGSTEN

RETURN

OK

SET

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White Balance Mode

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The camera will automatically choose the white balance setting. Use this setting in variable conditions.

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Use indoors with fluorescent or ambient light conditions.

Use indoors with tungsten light conditions.

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How to change the White Balance:

1. When White Balance is highlighted, press to enter its submenu.

2. Press or until the desired setting is highlighted.

3. Press the OK button to select the White Balance mode.

4. Press the MENU button to return to picture taking mode.

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TAKING A PICTURE

EV COMPENSATION

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The camera uses EV Compensation to give you well exposed pictures under most conditions. If the main subject turned out too light or too dark, you can use the EV Compensation feature to improve the result.

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EV COMPENSATION

SETUP

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EV COMPENSATION

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Exposure Compensation

Mode

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-

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Decreasing the Exposure in pictures that are too light will make the picture darker.

How to use Exposure Compensation:

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1. Press in the Main Menu until ( ) EV Compensation is highlighted.

2. Press to display the EV Compensation bar on the LCD.

3. Press to change the EV Compensation between - 1.8 to +1.8.

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• The camera will return to picture taking mode automatically after selecting.

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The default options in the camera can be used in most settings. The scene modes are helpful to quickly

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SCENE SELECTION

WHITE BALANCE

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OFF

PARTY INDOOR

NIGHT PORTRAIT

RETURN

OK

SET

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Off

Party/Indoor

Beach/Snow

Night Portrait

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No Scene Selection (default).

Use this mode in to capture the details of candlelit scenes or other indoor background light conditions.

Use this mode to capture the details in high glare scenes such as snow or shining water.

Use this mode to capture a subject illuminated with the lights in a night scene with a slow shutter speed.

- Due to the slow shutter speed, place the camera on a tripod for better picture quality.

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How to set the Scene Selection:

1. When Scene Selection is highlighted, press to enter its submenu.

2. In the Scene Selection menu, press to choose between the options.

3. Press the OK button to select the Scene mode.

4. Press the MENU button to return to picture taking mode.

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TAKING VIDEO CLIPS

T AKING VIDEO CLIPS

The camera can capture video clips without sound.

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To record a video clip:

1. Slide the Mode Switch to ( ) Video Clip Mode.

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2. Position the subject in the LCD.

3. Press the Shutter Button fully to capture a continuous video clip.

4. To stop recording, press the shutter button again.

• The camera will beep when you press the shutter button to activate or deactivate the video recording if sound is on.

Note: There is a time limit for each video clip. The time will vary depending on the amount of available memory space. The alloted amount of recording time will appear on the top right hand corner of the screen.

The video clip capture will stop automatically when it reaches its time limit.

Video Clip Information

Resoluton: QVGA (320 x 240)

Frame rate: 15fps

File Format: AVI (Motion Picture)

Note: The Flash Ready LED will turn red when the camera is storing the video clip. Do not open the battery door or turn the camera off while recording, or the video clip may not be stored.

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Note:

• Higher capacity memory cards can take longer video clips.

• The Flash, Menu and LCD on/off buttons are deactivated in this mode.

• The focus and the digital zoom cannot change during recording.

REVIEWING

YOUR FILES

Using Review Mode

In ( ) review mode, you can review your stored pictures and video clips through the LCD.

Using REVIEW mode:

1. Slide the Mode Switch towards ( ) .

2. Press or to scroll through each file.

• The file type and frame counter will be displayed on the LCD.

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File Indication

JPEG

AVI

File Type

Still Picture

Video Clip

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Number of the total pictures/video clips

Number of the current pictures/video clips

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REVIEWING VIDEO CLIPS

How to review a video clip:

1. In ( ) Review Mode, press and to scroll through the stored pictures and video clips.

• Only the first image of the video clip is shown.

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How to enlarge:

1. In ( ) Review Mode, press or to scroll through the stored pictures and video clips.

2. While viewing a stored still image, press the OK button to use the "Enlargement" feature. Press the OK button again to get different magnifications in the following order.

2x Enlargement

4x Enlargement

Normal Mode

3. In 2x and 4x mode, you may press , , , to navigate in the picture.

Resolution

2048 x 1536

1600 x 1200

1024 x 768

512 x 384

Maximum Enlargement

4x

2x

2x

No zoom

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REVIEWING YOUR FILES

USING THE DELETE MENU

REVIEW

DELETE FILE

THUMBNAIL

SETUP

RETURN SELECT

DELETE FILE

DELETE ONE

DELETE ALL

RETURN SELECT

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MENU DELETE OK

Are You Sure?

No

Yes

OK

SELECT

YES

NO

DELETE ALL

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OK

SET

Are You Sure?

No

Yes

OK

SELECT

Using the Delete Menu in Review mode:

1. Turn the camera on.

2. Set the Mode Switch to ( ).

3. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.

4. Press to enter the Delete submenu.

5. To exit the menu, press .

6. Press the MENU button to return to the ( ) Main Menu.

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REVIEWING YOUR FILES

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DELETING YOUR FILES

Delete One

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Once a file is deleted, it cannot be recovered.

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REVIEW

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DELETE FILE

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SETUP

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DELETE FILE

DELETE ONE

DELETE ALL

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2. In the Delete File menu, press when Delete One is highlighted.

3. The next screen will display the stored pictures and video clips as thumbnails.

Press , , , to highlight the file you want to delete.

4. Press the OK button to select.

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5. The next screen will read "Are You Sure?" press or to highlight No or

Yes.

6. Press the OK button to select.

• If No is selected, no change will be made, and you will return to the Delete

One thumbnail view.

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• If Yes is selected, the selected file will be deleted.

• Press the Menu button to exit Delete Mode.

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OK

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DELETE FILE

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DELETE ONE

DELETE ALL

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NO

DELETE ALL

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How to delete all files:

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1. Press when Delete File is highlighted to enter the Delete File submenu.

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Yes.

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4. Press the OK button to select.

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File Menu.

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• If No is selected, no change will be made, and you will return to the Delete File Menu.

• If Yes is selected, ALL FILES will be deleted.

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USING THUMBNAIL MODE

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REVIEW

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DELETE FILE

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How to view your files:

1. When the thumbnail menu is highlighted in the ( ) Review Mode, press button to have nine thumbnail images or video clips appear at once on the LCD display.

2. Press to highlight a picture or video clip.

• When the Navigation Arrow Button is pressed up in the top row of thumbnails, the previous 9 files will be

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• When the Navigation Arrow Button is pressed down in the bottom row of thumbnails, the next 9 files will be displayed.

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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

SET AUTO OFF TIME

2 MIN

3 MIN

RETURN

OK

SET

CAMERA MODE

+

EV COMPENSATION

SETUP

RETURN SELECT

SETUP

SET AUTO OFF TIME

TV OPTION

LANGUAGE OPTION

RESTORE DEFAULT

LCD BRIGHTNESS

RETURN SELECT

SETUP

FORMAT

SOUND

CAMERA INFO

RETURN SELECT

TV OPTION

N

P

NTSC

PAL

RETURN

OK

SET

LANGUAGE OPTION

English

Français

Español

Deutsch

Italiano

RETURN

OK

SET

LANGUAGE OPTION

Nederlands

RETURN

OK

SET

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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

+

CAMERA MODE

EV COMPENSATION

SETUP

RETURN SELECT

SETUP

SET AUTO OFF TIME

TV OPTION

LANGUAGE OPTION

RESTORE DEFAULT

LCD BRIGHTNESS

RETURN SELECT

SETUP

FORMAT

SOUND

CAMERA INFO

RETURN SELECT

YES

NO

DEFAULT

RETURN

OK

SET

LCD BRIGHTNESS

0.0 EV

OK

SET

+

Yes

No

FORMAT

RETURN

OK

SET

ON

OFF

SOUND

RETURN

OK

SET

FW REV:

FW P/N

DATE:

COMMENT:

RETURN

CAMERA INFO

1.0.8 P

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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

Using the Setup menu:

1. Turn the camera on.

2. Set the mode switch to ( ) or ( ).

3. Press the MENU button to display the main menu.

4. Press until Setup is highlighted.

5. Press to enter the Setup submenu.

6. In the Setup menu, press to highlight the option you wish to customize.

7. Press to enter the submenu of the highlighted option.

8. Use the Navigation Arrow Buttons to adjust the setting and press the OK button to select.

• The camera will beep when you press the OK button for feature selection if sound is on.

9. Press to return to the previous menu OR press the MENU button to exit.

Setup Menu and Features

Setup Setting

Set Auto Off Time

TV Option

Language Option

Restore Default

LCD Brightness

Format

Sound

Yes/No

Yes/No

ON/OFF

Camera Info

Options

2min. 3min.

NTSC, PAL

English,

Français,

Español,

Deutsch,

Italiano,

Nederlands,

,

FW Version

FW Part No.

Date

Comment

Description

This feature enables the camera to automatically turn off when it is idle.

Sets the mode the camera needs to adapt to your TV. (Page 43)

Sets the language in your camera. (Page.27)

Sets all camera settings to the factory default. (Page 29)

Sets the LCD brightness level. (Page 27)

Formats the internal memory or the memory card by deleting all files. (Page 28)

The camera will beep when you press the shutter button for shooting, or the OK button for feature selection through menu navigation. (Page 25)

Displays the camera version information.

This is for information purposes only.

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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

CUST OMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

SETTING THE AUTO OFF TIME

CAMERA MODE

+

EV COMPENSATIION

SETUP

RETURN SELECT

SETUP

SET AUTO OFF TIME

TV OPTION

LANGUAGE OPTION

RESTORE DEFAULT

LCD BRIGHTNESS

RETURN SELECT

SET AUTO OFF TIME

2 MIN

3 MIN

RETURN

OK

SET

Notes:

• The default setting is 1 minute for LCD off (cannot be changed) and 2 minutes for camera off to conserve battery power.

• Turn the camera back on by pressing the Power Button or the Shutter Button.

SETTING THE LANGUAGE

SETUP

SET AUTO OFF TIME

TV OPTION

LANGUAGE OPTION

RESTORE DEFAULT

LCD BRIGHTNESS

RETURN SELECT

LANGUAGE OPTION

English

Français

Español

Deutsch

Italiano

RETURN

OK

SET

To set the Language:

1. In the Setup menu, press until Language is highlighted.

2. Press to enter the Language submenu.

3. Press to highlight the desired language.

4. Press the OK button to set.

SETTING THE LCD BRIGHTNESS

CAMERA MODE

+

EV COMPENSATIION

SETUP

SETUP

SET AUTO OFF TIME

TV OPTION

LANGUAGE OPTION

RESTORE DEFAULT

LCD BRIGHTNESS

RETURN SELECT

RETURN SELECT

How to set the LCD Brightness:

1. In the Setup menu, press until LCD Brightness is highlighted.

2. Press to display the LCD Brightness bar on the LCD.

3. Press / to adjust the brightness.

4. Press the OK button to select.

• The camera will return to picture taking mode or review mode.

LANGUAGE OPTION

Nederlands

RETURN

OK

SET

LCD BRIGHTNESS

0.0 EV

OK

SET

+

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CUSTOMIZING THE CAMERA SETTINGS

FORMATTING THE INTERNAL MEMORY OR THE MEMORY CARD

CAUTION:

!

1. Formatting deletes all pictures and video clips from the memory.

2. Removing the card during formatting may damage the card.

3. Selecting the formatting feature while there is no memory card in the camera, will cause the internal memory to format. All pictures and video clips on the internal memory will be lost.

CAMERA MODE

+

EV COMPENSATIION

SETUP

SETUP

FORMAT

SOUND

CAMERA INFO

RETURN SELECT RETURN SELECT

1. In the Setup menu, press until Format is highlighted.

2. Press to enter the Format submenu.

3. Press to highlight No or Yes.

4. Press the OK button to select.

If No is selected, no change will be made, and you will return to the Main Menu.

If Yes is selected, ALL FILES will be deleted.

Yes

No

FORMAT

RETURN

OK

SET

Note: If MEMORY ERROR! is displayed on the LCD screen, this indicates that the internal memory or the memory card is corrupted. Please format the memory to continue.

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RESTORE THE CAMERA TO FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS

REST ORE THE CAMERA T O F ACT OR Y DEF AUL T SETTINGS

To restore the default settings in your camera:

1. Press when Restore Default is highlighted in the camera.

2. Press to select No or Yes.

• When No is selected, no change is made.

• When Yes is selected, the Default settings will be restored. Please refer to the table below for the default settings.

OPTION

Flash

Q

Quality

Resolution

S

Scene Selection

White Balance

+

EV Compensation

Auto Off

Sound

LCD Brightness

DEFAULT STATUS

Auto Flash

Normal

2048 x 1536

OFF

Auto

0

2 Min.

ON

Center

The camera will beep when you press the shutter button for shooting, or the OK button for feature selection through menu navigation. (Page 25)

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE

SOFTW ARE INST ALLA TION GUIDE

The software that comes with the Concord Eye-Q 3040AF includes driver, reader, and photo editor programs.

These programs transfer the pictures or video clips from your camera to your computer, and enable you to view them on your computer screen. The following are the computer system requirements for these programs to be installed.

Computer System Requirements

Windows

• 133MHz Pentium MMX processor or equivalent (300MHz Pentium II or better recommended)

• Microsoft Windows 98SE, Windows Me, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP Home / Professional /

Media Center

• 275MB free hard disk space (extra 30MB for Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 and 65MB for Microsoft DirectX 9.0 if required)

• 64MB of RAM (128MB or more recommended)

• Minimum 800 x 600 display with 16-bit color (1024 x 768 with 24-bit color or better recommended)

• USB Port

• CD-ROM Drive

Macintosh

• Mac OS 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3 and X or later

• Power PC-based

• 32MB of RAM

• 640 x 480 display with Thousands of colors (Millions of colors recommended)

• Built-In USB Port

Installation Requirements

The installer will automatically detect which software applications need to be installed or if they are not necessary. Please read the installation requirements before proceeding with the installation process.

Windows Macintosh

XP

System

Install Camera Driver

Install DirectX 9

Install ArcSoft PhotoImpression

Install Adobe Acrobat

Reader 5

Camera automatically detected by the computer (no driver installation required)

Windows Windows Windows

98SE Me 2000

X

X

X X

X

X

X X

X

X X

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USING THE INSTALLER SPLASH SCREEN

The installer will automatically detect which software applications need to be installed or if they are not necessary. This will be indicated by the buttons on the splash screen that appears when the

CD-ROM is inserted into the computer:

Color Description

Yellow ( ) Required or highly recommended to install.

Gray ( ) Already installed or not necessary

Option

Camera Drivers

Microsoft DirectX 9

ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000

Adobe Acrobat Reader 5

User’s Guide

Concord Support Website

Description

The USB Mass Storage camera drivers enable the camera to become an external drive on your computer.

DirectX 9 enables the movie playback applications on your computer to playback video clips that are captured with the camera.

This photo software enables you to edit and enhance pictures.

Adobe Acrobat Reader enables you to view the electronic version of the

User’s Guide.

Direct link to the electronic version of the User’s Guide in different languages. (All User’s Guides are saved in PDF format.)

Direct link to our camera support website. Please establish an internet connection before clicking on the link.

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE

FLOW DIAGRAM FOR SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

To transfer the pictures and video clips from the memory card, the camera must be connected to a computer with the provided Mini-USB cable. Additional setup maybe required by some operating systems before connecting the camera to the computer for the first time.

Identifying your operating system

Windows

98SE p.34

Installing the USB

Mass Storage Drivers and DirectX 9 p.34

Windows 2000

Professional p.36

Installing

DirectX 9 p.36

Windows

Me/XP p.33

Installing ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000 p.37

Installing Adobe Acrobat Reader 5 (if needed) p.39

Connecting the camera to the computer p.41

Downloading pictures and video clips onto the computer p.41

Disconnecting the camera from the computer p.42

Mac OS

9.x/10.x p.33

Data transfer may not function correctly if you have one of the operating systems listed below or you are using an add-on USB adapter or USB hub.

• Windows 95

• Windows NT 3.51/4.0

• Mac OS 8.6 or lower

• Home built computer systems or computer systems without a factory installed operating system

• Home installed operating system or upgrade to the operating system.

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IDENTIFYING YOUR OPERATING SYSTEM

Windows

1. Right click the My Computer icon on your desktop, and go to Properties.

2. The System Properties Box will appear.

The information about your computer is listed under the system area.

3. Confirm that your computer is running one of the following operating systems and proceed to the page in the chart for installation instructions:

System

Windows 98 Second Edition

Windows 2000

Windows Millennium Edition,

Windows XP Home Edition,

Windows XP Professional Edition,

Windows XP Media Center Edition

Proceed to page

Page 34

Page 36

Page 37

4. Press OK to close the window.

For Windows 98SE/Me/2000, if the My Computer icon is not on your desktop, click Control Panel icon from the Start Menu and double click on the System icon to open the System Property Box.

For Windows XP, if the My Computer icon is not on your desktop, click Control Panel icon from the Start Menu and click on the Performance and Maintenance icon, then click on the System icon to open the System

Property Box.

Macintosh

1. In the Apple Menu on the Menu bar, select About this Computer.

2. A window will appear with the computers operating system version. Confirm that your computer is version 9 or higher.

No installation of software is necessary for Macintosh users, please go to Page 41 to connecting your camera to the computer.

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE

INSTALLING THE DRIVER AND DIRECTX 9 – WINDOWS 98SE

NOTE: Do not connect the camera to your computer before the camera drivers and Microsoft DirectX 9 installation is completed.

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.

Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows 98SE is running.

Close any other applications or software you may be running.

Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.

NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to

Step 5.

Select the language. Click [OK].

Step 6

The installation screen will appear. Click on

Install Camera Drivers.

Step 7

Click [Next >].

Step 8

The next dialog will prompt you to select the components that will be installed. USB Mass Storage

Driver and DirectX 9 will be preselected.

The files will be saved in the Concord Eye-Q 3040AF directory automatically.

OR

You may change the default folder by clicking

[Browse…] and selecting a different folder in your computer.

Click [Next >].

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Step 9

Click [Install].

Step 10

Install progress bar

Step 11

The next screen will begin the DirectX setup.

Select "I accept the agreement " then Click [Next >].

Step 12

Click [Next >].

Step 13

Click [Finish].

Your computer will automatically reboot.

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INSTALLING DIRECTX 9– WINDOWS 2000

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.

Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows 2000 is running.

Close any other applications or software you may be running.

Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.

NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to

Step 5.

Select the language. Click [OK].

Step 6

The installation screen will appear, click on Install

Microsoft DirectX 9.0.

Step 7

The next screen will begin the DirectX setup.

Click [Next >].

Step 8

Click [Next >].

Step 9

Click [Finish].

Your computer will automatically reboot.

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE

INSTALLING ARCSOFT PHOTOIMPRESSION – ALL WINDOWS USERS

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.

Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows is running.

Close any other applications or software you may be running.

Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.

NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to

Step 5.

Select the language. Click [OK].

Step 6

The installation screen will appear, Click on

Install ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000.

Step 7

Click [Next >].

Step 8

Click [Yes].

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Step 9

Click [Next >].

Step 10

Make sure all two applications are checked and then click [Next >].

Step 11

Click [Next >].

Step 12

The screen will show the status of the installation.

Step 13

Click [Finish].

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SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE

INSTALLING ADOBE ACROBAT READER 5 - ALL WINDOWS USERS (OPTIONAL)

Step 1

Step 2

Step 3

Step 4

Step 5

Make sure your camera is powered off and not connected to the computer.

Make sure the computer is powered on and Windows is running.

Close any other applications or software you may be running.

Insert the CD-ROM included in your camera’s packaging into your computer’s CD-ROM Drive.

NOTE: If the installer does not start automatically within 30 seconds after the CD-ROM has been inserted, click on "My Computer" either on the Desktop or in the Start Menu and locate the CD-ROM Drive. Double click on the CD-ROM Drive icon for installation and proceed to

Step 5.

Select the language. Click [OK].

Step 6

The installation screen will appear, Click on Install

Adobe Acrobat Reader 5.

Step 7

Status bar.

Step 8

Click [Next >].

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Step 9

The files will be saved into C:\Program

Files\Adobe\Acrobat 5 automatically.

OR

You may change the default folder by clicking [Browse…] and selecting a different folder in your computer.

Click [Next >].

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION GUIDE

Step 10

Installation progress

Step 11

Select Yes, to restart the computer or No, to restart the computer later.

Click [Finish >].

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CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER

CONNECTING THE CAMERA T O THE COMPUTER

Note for Windows 98SE users: Do not connect the camera to your computer before the camera drivers and

Microsoft DirectX 9 installation is completed.

1. Power the camera on.

2. Connect the camera to the computer with the Mini-USB cable provided.

• Plug the larger end of the Mini-USB cable that is included with the camera into your PC’s USB port. (Please refer to your computer’s documentation for more information on the location of the USB port.)

• Plug the small end of the Mini-USB cable into the USB port located in the

Cable Connection panel on the side of the camera.

3. When the camera is connected to the computer for the first time, the camera

USB Mass Storage driver installation will begin. Please follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.

DOWNLOADING PICTURES AND VIDEO CLIPS ONTO YOUR COMPUTER

Note: Windows 98SE users must install the camera driver first. (Page 34)

Note: Windows 2000 users must install DirectX 9 to view video clips on the computer. (Page 36)

Downloading files from the camera:

• Internal memory: Do not insert the memory card.

• Memory Card: Insert the memory card.

Caution: Do not attempt to open the battery/memory door to insert or remove the memory card and/or batteries when the camera is connected to the computer.

FOR WINDOWS USERS

Downloading Pictures and Video Clips onto your computer:

1. Connect the camera to the computer.

2. Double-click on My Computer.

3. Double-click Removable Disk.

4. Double-click DCIM.

5. Double-click 100_3040.

• The stored pictures (JPG) and video clips (AVI) stored in the memory card will be displayed.

6. Click and drag the files into a directory in your computer to save them.

• To select all files, click Edit > Select all.

FOR MACINTOSH USERS

1. Power the camera on.

2. Connect the camera to the computer.

• After a few moments, the external hard drive will appear on the desktop.

3. Double-click the “untitled” removable drive that is on your desktop.

4. Double-click DCIM.

5. Double-click 100_3040.

• The stored pictures (JPG) and video clips (AVI) stored in the memory card will be displayed.

6. Drag and drop the image you want to save in the computer.

• To select all files, click Edit > Select all.

Note: You may also transfer the stored pictures and video clips on your memory card onto your computer by using a memory card reader. (sold separately)

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CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER

USING ARCSOFT PHOTOIMPRESSION

Windows Only

1. Connect the camera to the computer. (p.41)

2. Launch ArcSoft PhotoImpression software by clicking on Start-Programs-ArcSoft Camera

Suite and choosing PhotoImpression from the application list on your screen.

3. When the Application opens.

4. Click on the [Camera/ Scanner] button.(a)

5. Click on the drop-down list under Select Source and choose Concord Camera.(b)

6. Click on the Camera/ Scanner

Icon. (c)

• A second window will appear showing the contents (pictures) in the memory card, and options on how to handle them. (d)

7. Select the picture you would like to view, edit or save by clicking on it. The selected image will be highlighted by a border. You may also click on Select All (f) to choose all pictures.

8. Click on Get Photos (e).

9. The pictures will then be added to your album at the bottom of the application (g). To access these, click

CLOSE on the Camera Controls windows. Double-clic on the thumbnail to open.

10. You may now edit, save, print or further enhance your pictures using the buttons on the left hand side of the screen. Please refer to ArcSoft's Software help secton for a tutorial on all the features PhotoImpression offers.

UNPLUGGING YOUR CAMERA FROM THE COMPUTER

Windows 98SE:

1. Double-click on My Computer.

2. Right-click on Removable Disk to display the menu.

3. Click on Eject in the menu.

4. Unplug the Mini-USB from the camera.

Windows ME/2000/XP:

1. Turn the camera off.

2. Click once on the "Unplug or Eject Hardware" icon on the right hand side of your task bar.

(fig.1.1)

3. Select “Stop Concord Eye-Q 3040AF USB Mass Storage Device”.

4. Click [OK] in the “Safe to Remove Hardware” prompt.

5. Unplug the Mini-USB from the camera. (fig.1.2)

Macintosh:

1. Drag the “untitled” removable drive icon on the desktop to the Trash.

2. Unplug the Mini-USB cable from the camera.

fig.1.2

fig.1.1

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TV MODE

TV MODE - VIEWING AND DELETING YOUR FILES ON TV

The camera allows you to view individual files and record clips on the television. To begin, check your television documentation to determine what video standard you should set your camera to either NTSC or PAL.

CAMERA MODE

+

EV COMPENSATIION

SETUP

RETURN SELECT

SETUP

SET AUTO OFF TIME

TV OPTION

LANGUAGE OPTION

RESTORE DEFAULT

LCD BRIGHTNESS

RETURN SELECT

Changing the TV Mode setting:

1. Slide the Mode Switch to ( ).

2. Press the MENU button to view the ( ) Main Menu.

3. Press until Setup is highlighted.

4. Press to enter the Setup menu.

5. In the Setup menu press until TV is highlighted.

6. Press to enter the TV submenu.

7. Press to change the setting to NTSC or PAL and press OK.

8. Press the MENU button to exit.

TV OPTION

N

P

NTSC

PAL

RETURN

OK

SET

CONNECTING THE CAMERA TO THE TELEVISION

Connecting the camera to the television:

1. Connect the TV-Out cable into the jack marked VIDEO or VIDEO IN on your television.

2. Turn on your television.

3. Set the television to video mode according to the instructions in the owner’s manual. (This is usually channel 3, 4 or AV).

4. Power the camera on by pressing the ( ) Power Button.

5. Connect the other end of the cable into the VIDEO port located in the cable connection panel. (fig.1.1)

Using the TV as a Live Viewfinder:

1. Connect the camera to the TV.

2. Turn the camera on.

3. Slide the Mode Switch to ( ).

4. The TV will become a live viewfinder.

fig.1.1

Note: You may record your TV Mode session by using your VCR. Please refer to your VCR documentation to learn more about recording.

Reviewing pictures and video clips on your TV:

1. In TV Mode, slide the Mode Switch to ( ).

2. Press to scroll through the saved pictures and video clips.

3. To customize your camera settings and to view more options, press the MENU button to display the TV

Menu on the TV screen.

• The TV menu will display the same Delete menu and Setup menu used in the camera. Please refer to pages 21 and 24 for further information.

Viewing video clips:

1. When an AVI file is displayed on the TV, press the OK button to view.

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ERROR MESSAGES

Memory Error Memory Full Card Full

Error Messages on the LCD indicate if the memory is full or if there is a problem with the memory.

Note: If the internal memory or the memory card is corrupted, the LCD will read ERROR! The memory needs to be formatted. Please format all files to continue. (Page 28)

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TROUBLESHOOTING

SYMPTOM

CAMERA

Cannot turn on the camera.

POSSIBLE CAUSE POSSIBLE SOLUTION

The camera/buttons do not work.

The camera turns off during usage.

Batteries were not installed correctly.

Batteries are dead or weak.

Battery compartment door was not closed correctly.

The camera needs to be reset.

Install batteries correctly using the direction indicators indicators on the edge of the top of the battery compartment.

Replace batteries.

Close the battery compartment properly.

The batteries are drained of power.

The Auto time off setting is too short.

Press the reset button on the back of the camera with a pointed object such as a pen, then power the camera off then on.

Replace the batteries with new ones.

Your camera comes with an Auto Time

Off setting, so if the camera is inactive for a certain amount of time, it powers off to conserve battery power. Please refer to the Time-Out section on page 27 to set your time limit.

PICTURES/VIDEO CLIPS

Picture/Video clip has poor image quality.

Poor Lighting.

Lens is dirty.

Subject too close.

Increase the lighting in the surrounding area when taking picture and video clips.

Clean the lens with a soft cloth. See the Camera Maintenance section.

Stand at least 3.3 ft. (1m) for the Distant

Mode away from the subject. And at

Macro Mode stand 0.66ft (20cm) away from the subject.

TAKING PICTURES

Flash picture taken is too light.

Flash Picture taken is too dark.

Subject is too close.

The flash is not needed.

Lighting condition is too bright.

The subject is too far away for the flash to be affective.

Flash did not work.

Flash is not on.

The subject is in front of a bright light.

Lighting condition is too dark.

There was sufficient flash for the picture and the flash did not fire. This happens when the camera is set to

Auto Flash.

Camera’s flash has been turned off.

Flash did not charge.

Move the subject further away from the camera.

Change the camera setting to Auto

Flash. See p.12.

Decrease exposure compensation. See p.18.

Move the subject closer to the camera, or move the camera closer to the subject.

Turn the flash On.

Change the subject's position.

Increase the exposure compensation.

See p.18.

This is normal as your cameras electronic light sensor is programmed to only fire the flash when needed.

Turn the flash to Auto flash.

Verify that the Ready LED has stopped blinking before taking a picture.

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SYMPTOM

Picture taken is blurry.

There is something wrong with the color of your photographs.

Cannot take a picture or a video clip.

Cannot take a picture or a video clip when using an SD memory card.

Picture is blurred when looking through the viewfinder.

Part of the picture/ video clip is missing.

Camera is not responding during picture capture.

The shutter button does not work.

POSSIBLE CAUSE

Subject or camera was moved as the picture was taken.

The focus was not locked before taking the picture.

White balance is not set properly.

Memory is full.

Camera is not set in picture/video clip taking mode.

Power is off.

Camera is in Auto Power off mode.

The SD card is locked or write protected.

Viewfinder is dirty.

Something was blocking the lens when taking the picture.

The picture was not centered correctly in the viewfinder.

The battery level is low and the camera does not have sufficient power to complete picture capture.

The camera is not turned on.

The camera is processing a picture; the ready LED light is still blinking.

TROUBLESHOOTING

POSSIBLE SOLUTION

Hold camera steady until picture is taken.

Before taking a picture, press the shutter button half-way to lock the focus, and press the shutter button fully to capture the picture. (p.11)

Reset the white balance feature to Auto, or for the specific lighting in the surrounding area.

Delete all pictures and continue shooting.

Download the stored files to your PC and delete the files from the camera internal memory or memory card.

Insert a memory card with sufficient memory available.

Set the camera to the proper mode for recording video clips, or taking photographs.

Turn the power on.

Turn the power on.

Remove the SD card from the card slot and slide the lock switch to off.

Clean the viewfinder with a soft cloth or cotton swab. See the Camera maintenance section.

Keep hands, fingers, etc. away from the lens when taking a picture.

Leave space around the subject when centering the picture in the viewfinder.

Replace batteries.

Turn the camera on.

Wait until the light stops blinking before attempting to take another picture.

LCD

The LCD display is dark.

The LCD screen looks milky and/or scratched.

The LCD is not displaying anything.

Protective plastic film still in place on the camera.

The LCD brightness level is set too low.

Protective plastic film still in place on the camera.

LCD is turned off.

The battery level is low.

Make sure the protective plastic film covering the LCD during shipment, has been removed.

Increase the brightness level on your

LCD to meet your personal needs. See p.27 for setting the brightness.

Make sure the protective plastic film covering the LCD during shipment, has been removed.

Turn the LCD on, by pressing ( ).

Replace the batteries.

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TROUBLESHOOTING

SYMPTOM POSSIBLE CAUSE

VIEWING VIDEO CLIPS ON THE COMPUTER (WINDOWS 98SE/2000)

Cannot playback stored video clips on the computer.

Video playback files are missing.

INSTALLING SOFTWARE AND DRIVERS

Camera is not responding during picture download to the

PC.

Cannot transfer pictures to the computer. The New Hardware

Wizard cannot locate drivers.

(Windows 98SE)

The operating system may not be allocating adequate resources to download the pictures.

The Mini-USB cable is not plugged into the camera.

The Mini-USB cable is not plugged into the computer.

The computer is not powered on.

The Software is not installed on the computer.

Software is not fully or correctly installed on the computer.

POSSIBLE SOLUTION

Install Microsoft DirectX 9. (p.36)

Reset the camera by pressing the reset button with a pointed object such as a pen. Reboot the computer.

Check that the Mini-USB cable is plugged into the camera.

Check that the USB cable is plugged into the computer.

Turn your computer on.

Disconnect the Mini-USB cable from the camera and the computer. Install the camera software and drivers. (p.34)

Disconnect the Mini-USB cable from the camera and the computer. Uninstall the software: Start-Settings-Control Panel-

Add/ Remove Programs. Re-install the camera drivers. (See p.34)

SD CARDS

The camera does not recognize your SD Card.

The card may not be SD certified.

The card may be corrupted.

No card is inserted in the camera.

Purchase a certified SD card.

Reformat the card.

Caution: Formatting erases all pictures on the card. p.27

Insert a card into the card slot.

See p.8

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GETTING HELP

You can get help from our troubleshooting section, FAQ on our website or by contacting a customer support representative.

Troubleshooting Section

If you need help with your camera, refer to the Troubleshooting section of this manual on page 45.

Website Customer Support/FAQ

Please visit our customer support website at www.concord-camera.com to view the Frequently Asked

Questions (FAQ) by clicking the appropriate camera model picture in the “Camera Support “ Section. Most support issues are answered in the FAQ section. You can also E-mail us by clicking the E-mail address link to the customer support center in the “Camera Support” Section.

Customer Support

Before You E-mail or Call us

If you have questions concerning the operation of the camera or software installation, you can speak to or email a customer service representative. Please have the following information available:

Camera Information:

Name of camera model

Camera Serial Number

Camera Info in camera (page 26):

FW Version

FW Part Number

Date

Comment

For Camera Support please contact:

Toll Free in the US and Canada:

• (866) 522-6372

Monday – Friday 8:00am – 8:00pm

Saturday: 9am – 5pm

Sunday: 12pm – 4pm

Web: www.concord-camera.com

For Camera Support via E-mail, please contact us at www.concord-camera.com.

Computer Information:

Operating System

Processor Speed (MHz)

Computer Make and Model

Amount of memory

Exact Error message received

CD-ROM Part Number

Toll Free in Europe:

• UK:

• Spain:

• Germany:

• Italy:

• France:

0800-1696482

900-973195

0800-1800563

800-781883

0800-917599

Toll:

• +31-53-4829779

Monday – Friday 09:00 – 18:00

Saturday & Sunday: closed

(Central European Time)

For ArcSoft Technical Support on Photo Editing Software, please contact:

In the USA and Canada:

ArcSoft, Inc.

46601 Fremont Blvd.

Fremont, CA 94538

Monday – Friday

8:30AM - 5:30PM (PST)

Tel: (510) 440-9901

Fax: (510) 440-1270

Web: www.arcsoft.com

E-mail: [email protected]

In Europe:

Arcsoft, Inc.

Unit, Shannon Industrial

Estate

Shannon, Co. Clare, Ireland

Tel: +353 (0) 61 702087

Fax: +353 (0) 61 702001

E-mail: [email protected]

Note: Working hours are subject to change without prior notice.

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CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS

CAMERA SPECIFICA TIONS

Sensor

Image Resolution

Lens

Zoom

Focusing Range

Exposure

Internal Memory

Storage Capacity

(Approx. with 7MB of memory)

Removable Storage

LCD

Output Picture File

Format

Viewfinder

Self-Timer

Flash Unit

3.1 Megapixels (2048 x 1536 resolution), CMOS sensor

2048 x 1536

1600 x 1200

1024 x 768

512 x 384

3.1 Megapixels

2 Megapixels

1 Megapixels

Email Size

9.0mm f/2.8 - f5.6 glass lens, 5 elements in 5 groups (equivalent to 48mm lens on 35mm format)

4x Digital Zoom

Auto focus from 4.13 ft (1.25m) to infinity, macro from approx. 7.9 in. (20cm)

Auto exposure and auto white balance with manual presets

7MB non-volatile memory

Quality

Resolution

Fine

Normal

Economy

3MP

(2048 x 1536)

5

13

26

2MP

(1600 x 1200)

9

21

42

1MP

(1024 x 768)

21

49

89

Email Size

(512 x 384)

68

149

223

SD memory card slot

1.6” TFT display with LED backlight

JPEG compression with EXIF 2.2

Optical reversed Galilean type with 80% coverage

Approximately 10 seconds with blinking red LED

Flash off, auto flash, forced flash and auto with red-eye reduction

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Battery Life

Flash Distance

Power Source

Connectivity

System

Compatibility

Video Clips

Dimensions

PC Software

Accessories

120 photos

1m (3.28 ft) to 3m (9.84 ft)

2x AA Batteries

Mini-USB connection direct to PC or Mac

SD connection to SD card reader (card reader not included).

Video connection direct to TV (NTSC/PAL)

Windows 98SE, 2000, ME, XP and Mac OS 9 and higher

QVGA resolution, 15fps, AVI (Motion JPEG) format

103.5 x 63.5 x 31.5 mm without protrusion

ArcSoft PhotoImpression, Adobe Acrobat Reader 5

CD-ROM for Windows:

– Camera Drivers

– Microsoft DirectX 9

– ArcSoft PhotoImpression 2000

– Adobe Acrobat 5

– Multilingual User’s Guide in PDF format

Multilingual User’s Guide

Multilingual Quick Start Guide

Mini-USB Cable

TV Cable

Wrist Strap

Pouch

2x AA Batteries

CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS

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SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE

SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE

Cleaning the camera body:

1. Please use a soft dry cloth to clean the camera.

Cleaning the lens, viewfinder and LCD:

1. Blow off dirt or dust with a blower or canned air.

2. Gently wipe the lens, viewfinder and/or LCD with a micro-fiber cloth.

3. To remove dirt or residue, moisten the cloth with lens cleaning fluid and gently wipe the lens, viewfinder and/or LCD.

CAUTION: Do not apply the fluid directly onto the lens, viewfinder or LCD.

SAFETY TIPS

Precautions for the camera:

• Do not attempt to modify this camera in any way. This may cause a fire or electric shock or severe damage to the camera.

• Do not use the flash in close proximity to people or animals.

• When taking photographs, never point the lens of the camera directly into very strong light.

• Please do not use this product in close proximity to flammable or explosive gases as this could increase the risk of explosion.

• For safety reasons keep this product and accessories out of reach of children or animals to prevent accidents.

• Do not swallow batteries or small camera accessories.

• Keep the camera away from water and other liquids, and never let it get wet. Do not use outdoors when it is raining or snowing.

• Should any form of liquid enter the camera, do not use it. Switch the camera off, and then remove the batteries. Do not continue to use the camera as this may cause a fire or electric shock.

• Do not insert or drop metallic or inflammable foreign objects into the camera through access points e.g. card slot and battery chamber. This may cause a fire or electric shock.

• Do not operate this camera with wet hands. This could pose a risk of electric shock.

• Under the environment with electrostatic discharge, the camera may malfunction and require the user to reset the camera.

• Under the environment with electrical fast transients (EFT), the camera may lose function and require user to reset the camera.

• Shielded cables must be used with this unit to ensure compliance with the Class B FCC limits.

• Please avoid using the camera in high or low temperature. Operation temperature range 32ºF - 104ºF (0ºC

- 40ºC).

• It is normal that the temperature of the camera body rises after being in use for a long period.

• Do not leave this camera in places subject to extremely high temperatures such as in a sealed vehicle, direct sunlight or other places with extreme variances in temperature. Exposure to extreme temperatures may adversely affect the camera's internal components and could cause a fire.

• Always use the camera and its accessories in a well-ventilated area.

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SAFETY TIPS AND MAINTENANCE

Precautions for batteries:

• Use 2x AA batteries only.

• Dispose of the batteries in a manner that complies with applicable laws.

• Leakage, overheating, or burst batteries could result in fire or injury.

• Do not short circuit, heat or dispose of batteries in fire.

• Do not use old batteries with new ones, or mix brands of batteries.

• Ensure the batteries are positioned correctly with regard to polarity (+/-).

• Allowing dust to accumulate in the camera over a long period is hazardous and in extreme circumstances may cause a fire. It is best to clean your camera prior to seasonal periods of high humidity.

• Batteries may lose power if kept inside the camera for a long time without using. Please remove the batteries while the camera is not in use.

• Do not use manganese batteries as they cannot supply sufficient power to support the camera's operations.

Batteries may not work normally under 32ºF (0ºC).

Precautions for SD Memory Cards:

• In the event of malfunction or damage, it is possible that data may be lost. Concord Camera is not responsible in any way for such data loss.

• Do not touch the terminals with hands or metal objects.

• Keep dust, water and foreign objects away from the terminal section.

• Avoid heat, liquid and direct sunlight when using and for storage.

• Do not open the battery/card cover or remove the SD Memory Card while data is being read or written.

• Do not dismantle or modify.

• The recorded data may be lost if the card is affected by strong static electricity or electrical shock, or during card repair or malfunction.

• When using SD Memory Cards do not change the attributes (read-only, etc.) of the files (pictures (JPEG) or video clips (AVI) on the card. Doing so may prevent the camera from working properly when deleting, etc.

• Do not change the file names or the directory name of the pictures or video clips using a computer or save files other than pictures or video clips taken by this camera onto the SD memory card. Pictures or video clips that have been edited or added to the SD memory card with the computer may not play back and it may cause the camera to malfunction.

• The SD Memory Card includes a write-protect switch. Sliding this switch downward prevents data from being written to the card and pictures and video clips saved on the card are protected.

• Please note that pictures and video clips cannot be taken or deleted when the write-protect switch is on.

• When using a large-capacity card, writing, reading and deletion may take some time.

• Do not store the card in places with high humidity, dusty places or where static electricity or electromagnetic fields are likely to occur.

• Images stored in the memory card may be ruined or damaged if you turn off the camera while it is in process of reading, writing or formatting etc.

• SD cards are delicate electronic devices. Please do not bend or drop them

• Please do not place the SD card in or near to an environment of strong electronic or magnetic fields such as loud speakers or TV receivers.

• Please keep the SD card in its bag or case when not in use.

• It's normal that the SD card is warm after use.

• Please make sure you switch off the camera before you remove the SD card.

• Do not open the battery/memory card door or remove the SD Memory Card while the camera is reading, writing or formatting the card.

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REGULATORY INFORMATION

REGULA T OR Y INFORMA TION

FCC INFORMATION

FCC WARNING: This equipment meets the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of FCC rules.

Only the cable supplied with the camera should be used. Operation with other cables is likely to result in interference to radio and TV reception and could void the user’s authorization to operate this equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions:

• This device may not cause harmful interference.

• This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Tested to comply with FCC standards for HOME OR OFFICE USE

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by the manufacturer may void the user’s authority to operate this equipment.

USER INFORMATION

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, 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 on and off, 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.

VCCI INFORMATION

This is a Class B product, to be used in a domestic environment, based on the Technical Requirement of the

Voluntary Control Council for Interference (VCCI) from Information Technology Equipment. If this is used near a radio or television receiver in a domestic environment, it may cause radio interference. Please install and use the equipment according to this instruction manual.

- This product is in conformity with Directive 89/336/EEC.

Concord, Concord Eye-Q and the Concord Eye-Q logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Concord Camera Corp., in the United States and/or other countries. Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. Mac and Macintosh are registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. in the U.S. and other countries. All other brands and product names are either registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.

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