User Manual
Content
Section 1
Getting to Know Your Camera.................................................3
Section 2
Getting Up and Running ..........................................................6
Section 3
Record Mode .............................................................................8
Section 4
Playback Mode........................................................................28
Section 5
Listening to MP3 Music..........................................................39
Section 6
Viewing MPEG4 Movie on PC ................................................41
Section 7
Viewing Pictures and Movies on a TV...................................42
Section 8
Record movie clip from AV device........................................43
Section 9
Video File Converter...............................................................44
Section 10
Burning the Recorded Clip into DVD ....................................48
Section 11
Transferring Data to a Computer ..........................................51
Section 12
Specifications and System Requirements ...........................58
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Reminders
Disposal of Used Electrical & Electronic Equipment
The meaning of the symbol on the product, its accessory or packaging indicates that this
product shall not be treated as household waste. Please, dispose of this equipment at your
applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical & electronic equipments waste. In the
European Union and Other European countries which there are separate collection systems
for used electrical and electronic product. By ensuring the correct disposal of this product, you
will help prevent potentially hazardous to the environment and to human health, which could
otherwise be caused by unsuitable waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials
will help conserve natural resources. Please do not therefore dispose of your old electrical and
electronic equipment with your household wasted. For more detailed information about
recycling of this product, please contact your local city office, your household waste disposal
service or the shop where you purchased the product.
CAUTION
Keep product out of direct sunlight. Exposure to direct sunlight or extreme heat may cause
damage or malfunction. To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose to rain or moisture.
IMPORTANT BATTERY INFORMATION
The battery used in this device may present a risk of fire or chemical burn if mistreated. Do not
separately recharge, disassemble, heat above 60〬C (140〬F), or incinerate.
Do not attempt to open the unit. No user serviceable parts inside.
Keep the unit away from children. Do not disassemble or dispose product in fire.
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Section 1
Getting to Know Your Camera
Overview
The camera with 5 Megapixel CCD sensor can take DVD-Quality MPEG-4 movies. By way of
using MPEG-4 technology, more videos can be taken within certain amount of memory. High
quality images with up to 11 Megapixel can also be delivered smoothly. With a color LCD
monitor, users can compose images and examine them easily.
Exposure and color balance can either be adjusted automatically or allowed to be changed
manually. An 8x digital zoom increases user control over the movies and pictures you take.
The camera is also ideally suited for using as a WebCam hooked up to your home computer
via high speed USB 2.0 port
Built-in 32MB memory allows you to take pictures and movies without memory card. The
memory card slot allows users to increase the storage capacity up to 2GB.
Standard Accessories
Unpack the package and make sure all standard accessories listed are included:
Creative DiVi CAM 525D
AC adapter
Mini USB 2.0 cable
Audio-Video cable
Li-ion rechargeable battery
Multi-language Quick Start Guide
Installation CD (Creative DiVi CAM 525D driver, Ulead software and Multi-language User
Manual)
Stereo earphones
Remote control
Wrist strap
Camera pouch
Lens cap
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Front View
Microphone
Lens
LCD Panel
Flash
Self-Timer LED
IR Receiver
Power button
KeyPad illustration
Direction Buttons
Enter Buttons
Picture Shutter Button
Movie Shutter Button
Tele-Wide Button
REC/PLAY Button
AV In
AV Out/ Earphone
USB 2.0 Port/Power Adaptor Port
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Side View
Macro Switch
Speaker
LCD Panel
Battery /SD Card Cover
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Section 2
Getting Up and Running
Loading the Battery
Before using the camera, user must load
NP60 rechargeable Li-ion battery.
1. Follow the arrow direction and slide to
eject the battery / SD cover.
2. Insert the batteries according to the
correct polarity marks (+ or -)
3. Close the battery/SD Card Cover firmly.
SD Card
Battery
Charging Battery
Please fully charge Li-ion Battery via power adaptor for at least ten hours before you use the
camera for the first time.
(1) Plug power adaptor cable into the USB port.
(2) When charging battery, the self-timer LED light keeps blinking. LED light will stay on after
battery charge completes.
(3) It takes three hours to fully recharge the battery each time.
Inserting and Removing an SD Card(Optional)
The camera comes with 32MB built-in memory that allows you to store pictures, movies,
recorded voice and music. You can expand the memory capacity by using an optional SD or
MMC memory card up to 2G. To insert a memory card, refer to the figure above and:
1. Open the battery/SD card cover.
2. Insert the memory card until it locks into position.
To remove an installed SD card, press the card inwards to release it. When the card pops
out, gently remove it from its slot.
Note
When a memory card is fitted, movies and pictures are
saved on card rather than on the built-in memory.
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Protecting Data on an SD Card
SD card is read-only by locking the SD card. No pictures, movies and voice can be recorded
when the SD card is locked. Make sure the lock is on writeable position before recording any
media.
Writeable position
Write-Protected
Position
Turning the Camera On and Getting Started
To turn on the camera:
(1) Flip out the LCD panel; the camera will turn on automatically.
(2) Or press Power Button for one second to turn on it.
To take a movie, press the Movie Shutter Button (
To take a picture, press the Picture Shutter Button (
).
).
To record the voice, press the Upper Button of Direction Buttons and press the Movie
) to start voice recording.
Shutter Button (
To view stored movies, pictures or listen to stored MP3 and voice recordings, press the
REC/PLAY Button once to switch to Playback Mode. Press a second time to return to
Record Mode.
Turning the Camera Off
To turn off the Camera, you can either press or hold the Power Button for one second, or you
can place the panel back to its original position.
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Section 3
Record Mode
Button Function
Enter Button
Up Button
Left Button
Right Button : Flash AUTO/OFF
Right Button
Left Button
:Self-Timer ON/OFF
Up Button
: Voice Recording Mode ON
Down Button: LCD Information ON/OFF
Down Button
Enter Button : Menu ON
Power Button: Press down for one second to turn
on or turn off the camera.
REC/PLAY Button: Switch between Record
Mode and Playback Mode.
Tele-Wide Button: Digital Zoom in and out.
Movie Shutter Button: Start to take movie, or
record voice.
Picture Shutter Button: Start to take picture
Macro switch: Switch between Normal Mode,
Portrait Mode, and Macro Mode.
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LCD Monitor Information
The indicator shows below may display on LCD when movies and pictures are recorded:
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(1)
Record Mode
Movie Record Mode
Picture Record Mode
Voice Record Mode
Motion Stabilization
Two in One Mode
Photo Frame
Night Mode
Multi-Snap Mode
Backlight Mode
(2) Resolution
Movie:
High /
Picture:
(3)
High /
Standard/
Standard/
Low
Number of images or recording time of movie that can still be taken at current
resolution.
(4)
SD card inserted
(5)
Macro Position Focusing
(6)
White Balance
(7)
Low
Battery indicator:
Full power /
medium power /
power exhausted
(8)
Auto Flash
Flash Off
Flash On
(9)
Self-Timer Mode
(10) 8X digital zoom
(11) Date/Time : YYYY/MM/DD HH: MM
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low power /
MPEG4 Movie Recording
The camera is turned on in movie record mode as default setting. You can start recording
movie by pressing the Movie Shutter Button (
). When a movie is recording, a time indicator
will display on LCD monitor, it is only an approximate value, and is by no means absolute. To
stop recording, press Movie Shutter Button again (
).
To view stored movies, press the REC/PLAY Button once to switch to Playback Mode.
When recording, the remaining time displayed on the LCD screen is only an approximate value,
and is by no means absolute.
Resolution
Quality
Recordable Time
(with 512MB SD Card)
640*480(1.8Mbps) / 30 fps
High Quality
00:43:00
640*480(1 Mbps) / 30 fps
Standard Quality
01:15:00
320*240 (500 Kbps) / 30 fps
Low Quality
02:30:00
Picture Recording
Press the Picture Shutter Button (
) to take a picture.
Three resolution settings are available.
Resolution
Image Quality
Recordable Capacity
(with 512MB SD Card)
3856*2892 (11 MP)
High Quality
200 pictures
2592*1944 (5 MP)
Standard Quality
400 pictures
1600*1200 (2 MP)
Low Quality
1000 pictures
Voice Recording
1.
Press Upper Button of direction Buttons
to switch to Voice Record Mode.
2.
Press Movie Shutter Button (
record voice.
) to
3.
Press Movie Shutter Button (
to stop.
) again
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Taking Close Up Pictures
The camera has two close-up picture modes to allow you to take pictures at close range. The
Macro Mode (
(
) should be used for object located at about 20 cm, while the Portrait Mode
) should be used for object located from 90 cm to 200 cm.
To take close-up pictures:
1. Rotate the lens ring to switch to Macro (
the macro icon (
) or Portrait (
) positions. In Macro Mode,
) will appear on the LCD monitor.
2. Press the Picture Shutter Button (
)to take the picture.
Note
Remember to turn the macro switch back to
Normal (
) when you are not taking
close-up pictures.
Using Digital Zoom
The digital zoom magnifies images up to eight times when recording movies or taking pictures.
1. To zoom in/out, press the Tele/Wide Button.
2. The digital zoom can be set from 1x to 8x and the magnification ratio is shown on the
LCD monitor.
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Main Menu Options
Movie Mode
Picture Mode
Voice Pen
Exposure
Effect
Set
Resolution
Resolution
Enter
+1.0EV
Normal
Sound
Sharpness
Two in One
Exit
+0.6EV
B/W
Start-up Screen
White Balance
Photo Frame
+0.3EV
Classic
Time Setting
Stabilization
Flash
Negative
Format Memory
Exit
Night Mode
-0.3EV
Exit
TV System
Self-Timer
-0.6EV
Language
Sharpness
-1EV
Default Setting
White Balance
Exit
Exit
0EV
Multi-snap
Backlight
Date printing
Exit
Operating in the Main Menu
Operation
Screen
1. Press the Enter Button when in Movie/Picture Record
Mode.
2. Use the Right/Left Buttons to move between main
menu options, which are Movie Mode, Camera
Mode, Voice Pen, Exposure, Effect, and Set.
Submenu will pop out while move to each main
option.
3. Press Enter Button to validate sub option you select.
4. Select Exit option to exit submenu.
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Enter Button
Default Setting and Validation
The following table indicates the camera’s default setting as well as its validation.
1. Always: The setting is always valid.
2. One Time: The setting is only valid either once or till camera power off.
Validation
Resolution
Default Factory Setting
Always
High for Movie
Standard for Picture
Sharpness
One Time
Medium
White Balance
One Time
Auto
Motion
Always
Off
Two in One
One Time
Off
Photo Frame
One Time
Off
Flash
Always
Off
Night Mode
One Time
Off
Self-Timer
One Time
Off
Multi-Snap
One Time
Off
Backlight Mode
One Time
Off
Date Printing
Always
Off
Exposure
One Time
0EV
Effect
One Time
Normal
Sound
Always
On
Start-Up Screen
Always
Optional
Format Card
One Time
Off
TV System
Always
Depends on shipping area
Language
Always
Depends on Shipping area
Volume
Always
Level 6
Stabilization
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Movie Mode Submenu Setting
The main menu includes camera setting and other advanced setting. You can use Right/Left
Buttons to move between options and press Enter Button to validate the setting.
Movie Resolution
To change Movie Resolution:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. The default option in the main menu. Submenu of Movie Mode will pop out on the screen.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Resolution then press Enter Button to switch to Resolution
submenu.
4. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between three settings – HIGH (640×480, FINE), STD (640
×480, NORMAL), LOW (320×240).
5. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
Video Resolution Option
Enter Button
Sharpness
Your can soften and sharpen images to achieve different effects.
To change Sharpness setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
Submenu of Movie Mode will pop out on the screen.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Sharpness then press Enter Button to switch to Sharpness
submenu.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between nine levels. The change can be previewed
immediately.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
Change Sharpness Setting
Enter Button
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White Balance
The camera adjusts the color balance of images automatically. Three manual white balance
settings are available:
1. Auto (Default) : The camera automatically adjusts white balance.
2. Daylight: Under outdoors
3. Fluorescent: Under fluorescent light condition.
4. Tungsten: Under tungsten light condition.
To change White Balance Setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
Submenu of Movie Mode will pop out on the screen.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to select White Balance, then press Enter Button to switch to White
Balance submenu.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between four settings. The change can be previewed
immediately.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
W/B Option
Enter Button
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Motion Stabilization
To enable Motion Stabilization:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
Submenu of Movie Mode will pop out on the screen.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Motion Stabilization then press Enter Button to switch to
Motion Stabilization submenu.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to choose ON or OFF.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Motion Stabiization
Motion Stabilization Option
Enter Button
Note
The captured picture will be smaller when
motion stabilization is enabled.
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Camera Mode Setting
Picture Resolution
To change Picture Resolution:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Right/Left Buttons to select Camera Mode. Submenu of Camera Mode will pop out on
the screen.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Resolution then press Enter Button to switch to Resolution
submenu.
4. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between three settings – HIGH (3856×2892), STD (2592×
1944), LOW (1600×1200).
5. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
Video Resolution Option
Enter Button
Two in One (Picture Record Mode Only)
With camera set to Two in One mode, you can combine two snapshots into one picture. To
enable Two in One:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Right/Left Buttons to select Camera Mode. Submenu of Camera Mode will pop out on
the screen.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Two in One then press Enter Button to switch to Two in One
submenu.
4. Use Up/Down Buttons to choose ON or OFF.
5. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
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Display Screen
Two in One Option
Enter Button
Photo Frame (Picture Record Mode Only)
Your camera features popular electronic photo frame. You can take your picture with preferred
electronic photo frame. To enable Photo Frame:
1. When in Camera Mode, use Up/Down Buttons to select Photo Frame option, then press
Enter Button to switch to Photo Frame submenu.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to locate preferred photo frame. Then select Set option and press
Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
Photo Frame Option
Enter Button
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Flash (Picture Record Mode Only)
This camera has two flash settings. Flash setting can be changed by either the hot key (Right
Button) or through the Option Setting.
• Auto-flash(
):the flash fires automatically according to the light condition. Use this mode
for general photography.
• Flash On (
): the flash will fire in every shot.
• Flash Off(
):the flash will not fire under any circumstances. Use this mode when taking
images in a place where flash photography is prohibited, or when the subject is distant
(beyond the range of the flash).
To change Flash setting:
1. In the submenu of Camera Mode, use Up/Down Buttons to select Flash Option, then press
Enter Button to switch to Flash submenu.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between three settings.
3. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Note
The flash will be disabled automatically
when battery power is low (
)
The flash will be disabled automatically
when battery is being charged.
Flash
Flash Options
Enter Button
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Night Mode (Picture Record Mode Only)
Use Night Mode for night scenes or low light conditions. A longer exposure captures more
detail of background subjects.
Display Screen
Night Mode Option
Enter Button
Note
To avoid blurry pictures, place the camera on a flat,
steady surface, or use a tripod.
Self-Timer (Picture Record Mode Only)
The self-timer allows you to take pictures with a ten-second time delay. To activate Self-Timer by either
hot key (Left Button) or through the Option Setting. The self-timer LED on the front of the camera beneath
the flash light will also blink. The speed of blinking will increase just before the picture is taken.
Self-Timer
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Sharpness
Your can soften or sharpen images to achieve different effects. To change Sharpness setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Sharpness then press Enter Buttons to switch to Sharpness
submenu.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between nine levels. The change can be previewed
immediately.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
Change Sharpness Setting
Enter Button
White Balance
The camera adjusts the color balance of images automatically. Three manual white balance
settings are available:
1. Auto (Default): The camera automatically adjusts white balance.
2. Daylight: For use outdoors
3. Fluorescent: For use fluorescent light condition.
4. Tungsten: For use tungsten light condition.
To change White Balance Setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to select White Balance, then press Enter Button to switch to White
Balance submenu.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between four settings. The change can be previewed
immediately.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
W/B Option
Enter Button
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Multi-Snap (Picture Record Mode Only)
With the camera set to Multi-Snap Mode, you can take five continuous pictures.
Multi-Snap
Multi-Snap Option
Enter Button
Note: Multi-snap mode is not available for High Quality
.
Backlight (Picture Record Mode Only)
With the camera set to backlight Mode, you can take shots when bright light is behind the
subject.
Backlight
Backlight Option
Enter Button
Date Printing
To enable Date Printing:
1. When in the Camera Mode Submenu, use Up/Down Buttons to select Date Printing, then
press Enter Buttons to switch to Date Printing submenu.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to choose On or Off.
3. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Date Printing
Date Printing Option
Enter Button
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Voice Mode
To enable voice recording:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Right/Left Button to move to Voice Option. Then Voice Submenu will pop out on the
screen.
3. Use Up/Down Button to move between Enter and Exit Option.
4. Choose Enter option to enable voice recording and press Enter Button to validate the setting
and exit.
Voice
Note: The Voice Submenu can also
be enabled using the Up button in the
Movie/Picture Record Mode.
Exposure Setting
The camera adjusts image exposure automatically. In certain circumstances you may wish to
adjust the exposure compensation setting.
To change Exposure setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Right/Left Button to move to Exposure Option. Then Exposure Submenu will pop out on
the screen.
3. Use Up/Down Button to choose preferred EV value. The change can be previewed
immediately.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Exposure
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Effect Setting
There are four modes which are Normal, Black/White, Classic and Negative.
To change Effect setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to the main menu screen.
2. Use Right/Left Button to move to Effect Option. Then Effect Submenu will pop out on the
screen.
3. Use Up/Down Button to move between four settings. The change can be previewed
immediately.
4. Press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Display Screen
Setting Option
The Setting submenu contains options for configuring your camera set up.
To change Advanced setting:
1. In Movie/Picture Record Mode, press Enter Button to switch to record menu screen.
2. Use Up/Down Buttons to select Setting then press Enter Button to switch to Setting
submenu.
3. Use Up/Down Buttons to move between settings.
Display Screen
Setting Option
Sound (operation sound)
Start-Up Screen
Time Setting
Format Card
TV System
Language
Default Setting
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Sound Setting
Enable or disable KeyPad tone and operation sound by using Up/Down Button, then press
Enter Button to validate the setting.
Submenu
Display Screen
Sound Setting
Sound
Start-up Screen
Customize the Start-Up Screen with your favorite pictures. Press Right/Left Button to select
the picture you want and press Enter Button to validate the setting and exit.
Submenu
Display Screen
Start-Up Screen
Start-Up Screen
If you do not want to customize the start up screen, press Left/Right Button and select Non
Start-Up Screen.
Non Start-Up Screen
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Time Setting
Move between Date, Time and Exit by using Left/Right Buttons.
Adjust date and time by using Up/Down Buttons, then select SET to validate each change.
Select EXIT to leave Time Setting without any change.
Submenu
Display Screen
Time Setting
Display Screen
Format Card Options
Time Setting
Format Card
Submenu
Format Card
Yes:Format the SD Card / built-in memory
No (Default):Do not format SD Card / built in memory
TV System
Ensure that the appropriate TV standard of your area is selected – either NTSC or PAL.
Wrong TV system setting may cause image flicker.
NTSC standard: USA, Canada, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan etc.
PAL standard: UK, Europe, China, Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong etc.
Submenu
Display Screen
TV System Option
TV System
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Selecting Interface Language
Submenu
Display Screen
Language Option
Language
Europe Version
English, German, French, Italian,
Spanish and Portuguese
Pan-Asian Version
English, Simplified Chinese, Traditional
Chinese, Turkish, Arabic, Korean
Default Setting
To restore the default factory setting, select this option.
Submenu
Display Screen
Default Setting Options
Default Setting
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Section 4
Playback Mode
Press REC/PLAY Button to switch from Record Mode to Playback Mode.
The Playback Mode is for viewing and managing movies and pictures as well as listening to
voice and music from the built-in memory or the optional memory card.
Operation
Display Screen
Press REC/PLAY Button to switch from Record Mode
to Playback Mode.
There are four options in the Playback Mode, movie,
picture, voice, and music.
Up/Down Button can be used to select the specific
option.
Press Enter Button to view movies/pictures or listen to
voice/music.
Button Functions
The buttons mentioned below have the following functions in Movie and Picture Playback
Modes.
Right Button : Go to the next movie/ picture.
Enter Button
Up Button
Left Button
Right Button
Left Button
: Go to the previous movie/ picture.
Up Button
: Invalid
Down Button : Information ON/OFF
Enter Button : Go to the Main Menu.
Down Button
REC/PLAY Button: Switch between Movie/Picture
Record Mode and Playback Menu.
Tele-Wide Button: Digital Zoom in and out.
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LCD Monitor Information
Indicators on the LCD screen while in Playback Mode:
(1)
Mode Indicator
Movie Playback Mode
Picture Playback Mode
Voice Playback Mode
Music Playback Mode
(2)
Resolution Indicator
Movie :
Picture:
(3)
High /
High /
Standard/
Low
Standard/
Low
Indicate the selected movie/picture is locked.
Indicate the single movie/voice/MP3 is being repeated.
Indicate all of the movies/voices/MP3s are being repeated.
Indicate the slide show is playing.
(4)
(5)
Current Number/ Total number of movie, picture, voice, or music.
Magnification Indicator.
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Movie Playback
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Movie option.
2. Press Enter Button for movie playback.
3. Use Right/Left Buttons to go to the next or last movie.
4. Press Movie Shutter Button to play and press it again to
pause.
5. Press Enter Button to go to the Movie Option Menu.
6. Use Direction Buttons to select six options: Delete,
Thumbnail, Lock, Repeat One, Repeat All, or Exit.
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Delete Movies
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Delete option (
).
2. Press Enter Button to go to the Delete menu.
3. Use Right/Left Buttons to select the movie.
4. Use Up Button to delete all movies and Down Button to
delete single movie.
5. Before a movie is deleted, a confirmation screen will
appear; choosing “Yes” will execute the operation, “No”
will cancel the operation.
6. Press Enter Button to exit.
Note
If a memory card is fitted, you can delete only
those movies stored on the card.
Note
Movies on a write--protected memory card
cannot be deleted.
Note
The delete function will only erase unlocked
movies. Locked movies must be unlocked
before being deleted.
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Thumbnail Function
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Thumbnail option
(
).
2. Press Enter Button to view nine thumbnail movies at the
same time.
3. To play a movie, use Direction Buttons to select the
movie and press Enter Button to view.
Lock Movies
Single or all movies can be locked. This function can prevent the movies from being deleted
accidentally.
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Lock option (
).
2. Press Enter Button to go to the Lock menu.
3. Use Right/Left Buttons to select the movie.
4. Use Up Button to lock/unlock all movies and Down Button to
lock/unlock single movie.
5. Before a movie is locked/unlocked, a confirmation screen
will appear; choosing “Yes” will execute the operation, “No”
will cancel the operation.
6. Press Enter Button to exit.
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Repeat Movies
This function automatically repeats playing single movie or all movies in order.
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Repeat One option (
or Repeat All option (
)
).
2. Press Enter Button to start repeating.
Picture Playback
Display Screen
Operation
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Picture option.
2. Press Enter Button for picture playback.
3. Use Right/Left Buttons to go to the next or last picture.
4. While the picture is selected, use Tele/Wide Buttons to
magnify.
5. Use Direction Buttons to navigate the magnified picture.
6. Press Enter Button to go to the Picture Option Menu.
7. Use Direction Buttons to select five options: Delete,
Thumbnail, Lock, Slideshow, or Exit.
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Delete Picture
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Delete option (
).
2. Press Enter Button to go to the Delete menu.
3. Use Right/Left Buttons to select the picture.
4. Use Up Button to delete all pictures and Down Button to
delete single picture.
5. Before a picture is deleted, a confirmation screen will
appear; choosing “Yes” will execute the operation, “No”
will cancel the operation.
6. Press Enter Button to exit.
Note
If a memory card is fitted, you can delete only
those pictures stored on the card.
Note
Pictures on a write--protected memory card
cannot be deleted.
Note
The delete function will only erase unlocked
pictures. Locked pictures must be unlocked
before being deleted.
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Thumbnail Function
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Thumbnail option (
).
2. Press Enter Button to view up to nine thumbnail pictures at
the same time.
3. To view a picture, use Direction Buttons to select the picture.
4. Press Enter Button to view the selected picture.
Lock Pictures
Single or all pictures can be locked. This function can prevent the pictures from being deleted
accidentally.
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Lock option (
).
2. Press Enter Button to go to the Lock menu.
3. Use Right/Left Button to select the picture.
4. Use Up Button to lock/unlock all pictures and Down
Button to lock/unlock single picture.
5. Before a picture is locked/unlocked, a confirmation
screen will appear; choosing “Yes” will execute the
operation, “No” will cancel the operation.
6. Press Enter Button to exit.
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View Slide Show
This function automatically repeats all pictures in order.
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Slide option (
).
2. Press Enter Button to start the slide show; Press it again to
stop.
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Voice Playback
During Voice Playback, the Direction Buttons have the following functions:
Enter Button
Right/ Left Button:Select the next or previous
voice recording.
Up Button
Left Button
Right Button
Up/Down Button : Adjust the voice playback
volume.
Enter Button:Switch to voice option menu.
Down Button
Operation
Display Screen
1. Use Direction Buttons to select the Voice option.
2. Press Enter Button for Voice Playback.
3. Use Right/Left Button to go to the next or last voice
recording.
4.Press Movie Shutter Button to start playing the
selected voice recording. Press it again to stop.
5. Use Up/Down Button to adjust the volume.
6. Press Enter Button to go to the Voice Playback
option menu.
7.Use Up Button to select Delete option and Down
Button to select Repeat option.
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8. Press Down Button once to repeat single voice;
Press twice to repeat all voice recording.
9. Press it again to disable the repeat function.
10. Repeat icons are different for Repeat One option
and Repeat All option.
11. To delete a voice recording, use Right/Left
Buttons to select the voice.
12.Use Up Button to delete all voice recordings and
Down Button to delete single voice recording.
13. Before a voice is deleted, a confirmation screen
will appear; choosing “Yes” will execute the
operation, “No” will cancel the operation.
14. Press Enter Button to exit.
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Section 5
Listening to MP3 Music
Transfer MP3 Music to the camera
1. Install the camera driver on your computer.
2. Connect your camera to the computer USB port.
3. The Red LED will light up when the camera is connected to the computer and in Mass
Storage Mode.
4. Transfer MP3 music to My Computer\Removable Disk\MP3.
5. Once all the music is transferred, disconnect the USB cable from the PC.
Listen to MP3 Music
Operation
Display Screen
1. In Playback Mode, use Direction Buttons to select the
Music option
2. Use Right/Left Buttons to select MP3 you want to play.
3. Press Movie Shutter Button to play MP3
4. Press Movie Shutter Button again to stop playing.
5. Press Up/Down Buttons to adjust volume.
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6. Press Enter Button to go to repeat menu.
7. Press Down Button once to repeat current MP3 (
8. Press Down Button twice to repeat all MP3 (
).
).
9. Press Enter Button to exit.
If MP3 mode is set to "REPEAT ALL" and it is switched to another mode such as "REPEAT ONE" or
"NORMAL", that mode will not be stored once the device is turned off and the next time the device is
turned on it will still return to "REPEAT ALL" mode.
If the LCD PANEL is closed when MP3 mode is set to "NORMAL", the device will turn off
automatically. However, if the mode is set to "REPEAT ALL" or "REPEAT ONE", the PLAYER
will continue to play music and the device will not automatically turn off.
Listen to MP3 Music with earphone
MP3 stored in the camera can be played by built-in speaker, earphone or TV.
When the earphone cable is plugged in the camera, the option menu of Earphone/TV pops out
on the LCD Screen. Choose earphone or TV and press Enter Button to validate the setting.
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Section 6
Viewing MPEG4 Movie on PC
MPEG4 Movie
MPEG4, the multimedia format and compression standard, is a cutting-edge compression
technology developed by MPEG (Motion Picture Expert Group). It not only enhances the
image quality but also improves the efficiency of recording capacity.
MPEG4 is adopted in this camera to take DVD-quality MPEG4 movies. The MPEG4 movie
format of AVI is used in this camera.
View MPEG4 Movie on PC
When playing a MPEG4 movie for the first time, MPEG4 Video Codec Xvid should be installed
in PC. To do this:
(1) Insert the CD-ROM into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. Click “Install Device Driver” (Install
MPEG4 Video Codec Xivd) and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
installation.
(2) Start video player such as Windows Media Player to view MPEG4 AVI Movies.
Share MPEG4 Movie
You can share the recorded MPEG4 movies with your friends via Internet or CD. Make sure
MPEG4 Video Codec Xvid is installed in your friends’ PC. MPEG4 Video Codec Xvid is
available in the provided CD or can be downloaded from Internet.
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Section 7
Viewing Pictures and Movies on a TV
You can view stored movies and pictures on a television. To connect to a television:
1. Connect one end of the AV cable to your camera’s AV Out port.
2. Connect the other end of the cable to a television.
3. The option menu of Earphone/TV pops out on the LCD Screen.
4. Choose TV option and press Enter Button to validate the setting.
5. The steps for viewing stored pictures and movie on a TV are exactly the same as for
viewing them on the LCD monitor.
Note
The LCD monitor does not work when the
camera is connected to a television.
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Section 8
Record movie clip from AV device
Your camera features a newly-designed AV recorder function that can record movie, TV
program or TV news from any AV device such as a TV.
To record a movie, TV program or TV news from video device:
1.
Connect AV in cable between video device and camera’s AV-In Port.
2.
Turn on the camera by flipping out the panel or pressing the Power Button for one
second
3.
Stereo/Mono AV-in menu will pop out on the screen. Use Up/Down Button to select
Stereo or Mono and press Enter Button to validate the setting.
4.
The movie or TV program from your video source will show up on the screen.
5.
Press Movie Shutter Button to start recording and press again to stop
6.
To change recording resolution, go to the Movie Mode in the main menu and select the
desired Resolution in the recording mode.
Resolution
Quality
640*480(1.8Mbps) / 30 fps
High Quality
640*480(1 Mbps) / 30 fps
Standard Quality
320*240 (500 Kbps) / 30 fps
Low Quality
Display Screen
Video Resolution Option
Enter Button
7. Files are saved in MPEG4 Xvid format in your camera. To watch the video recorded
from video device, press Rec/Play Button.
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Section 9
Video File Converter
Bundled software CD contains Ulead VideoStudio that features video file converter to convert
multiple video formats into MPEG4 Xvid compatible format with your camera. In this way, you
can convert any format of video files and playback your favorite movies on your camera.
To convert a video file:
(1) Install Ulead VideoStudio ( Refer to section 11)
(2) Click Start
Select Programs
Ulead VideoStudio 8.0
(3) VideoStudio 8.0 main Screen will appear on your desktop.
(4) Click “Tools” menu on the right side of the screen then choose “Batch Converter”.
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(5) Click “Add” to add the video file you want to convert.
(6) Select “Save as type” to choose output video format and click “Convert” to start file
converting.
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(7) Task Report window will pop out after the task is completed.
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(8) Before transferring the converted file to your camera, rename the converted file to
“ MOVI0001.avi”. (Please note: if MOVI0001.avi exists in the camera, then the
converted file has to be renamed to MOVI0002.avi)
(9) Connect your camera to PC and transfer the converted video to “My
Computer\Removable Disk\DCIM\100Movie” in your camera. (Refer to Section 10
Transferring Data to a Computer)
(10) After transferring the converted video to the camera, press Rec/Play Button to enjoy
your favorite movie.
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Section 10
Burning the Recorded Clip into DVD
Bundled software CD contains Ulead VideoStudio 8.0 SE DVD, it has a feature to burn the
movie clip into DVD. You can preserve your precious movies on DVD to share with family and
friends. To create a DVD:
(1) Select “Share” Option and click ” Create Disc”
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(2)
“Create Disc” window pops out and click “Add Video” to add video file you want to burn
into DVD. Then click “Next” button and follow on-screen instruction.
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(3) Click “Output” icon (
) and start to burn DVD.
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Section 11
Transferring Data to a Computer
Installing the Digital Camera Driver
Before connecting this camera to a computer for the first time, you should install a driver on the
computer. The driver is on the CD-ROM disc provided in the package. To install the driver:
1. Insert the CD-ROM into the computer’s CD-ROM drive. The autorun screen will
appear.
2. Click “Install Device Driver”. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
installation. Depending on your operating system, you may have to restart your
computer after installing the driver.
Connecting Your Camera to a Computer
You can transfer pictures, movies or voice recordings stored on your camera to a computer
and send them in emails to friends or post them on websites. To do this you should:
1. Install the camera driver on your computer.
2. Connect the computer and camera with the supplied mini USB 2.0 cable.
3. Default mode is Mass Storage Mode when the camera connects to PC
4. Transfer pictures or movies or MP3 or recordings
Mass Storage Device Mode
The Red LED will light up when the camera is connected to the computer. Movies, pictures
and voice recordings can be found on your computer at “My Computer\Removable
Disk\DV\DCIM”. Under this mode, you can read, delete, move, or copy any
movie/picture/voice recording you want. Use the bundled Ulead application software to
edit the movies or pictures.
WebCam Mode
When in Mass Storage Device Mode, press REC/PLAY Button to activate the WebCam
function, the Green LED will light up, with this, you can implement live video conference
meetings or use video email over the Internet.
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Installing Bundled Software
The CD-ROM supplied with this camera contains five pieces of software.
Ulead VideoStudio 8.0 SE DVD is a user-friendly application that helps you
read, edit and organize images.
Ulead Photo Express 5.0 allows you to edit movies and is equally easy to
use.
Acrobat Reader is a popular program that you need to have installed to read
the User’s Manual. Many computer users will find they already have this
software installed on their computer.
MPEG4 Video Codec Xvid, this decode software has to be installed for
correctly viewing the movies you record.
Detailed information can be found in all the bundled software's online help webpages.
To install the bundled software:
1. Insert the CD-ROM into your computer’s CD-ROM drive. The autorun screen appears.
2. Select the piece(s) of software you want to install from the list, then click Install
Application Software. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
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Getting Started With Photo Express 5.0
Click Start
Select Programs
Photo Express 5.0
Photo Express 5.0 main screen will appear on your desktop.
Viewing Images stored in the Camera through Photo Express 5.0
To view images stored in the camera, you must switch to Mass Storage Device Mode.
1. Select the image you want to open in the workspace from the browse bar on the left hand
side.
2. Double click selected picture.
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Capturing Camera Images through Photo Express 5.0
Before capturing a picture or video from the camera to the Photo Express 5.0 main screen, you
must switch to WebCam Mode. Press REC/PLAY Button to Switch to WebCam Mode. Under
this mode, you can capture videos or pictures through Photo Express 5.0:
* Click the [Get Photo
] button.
* Click the [Capture] button.
* Click the [Capture] button, and then choose your images.
* Click the [Add Image] button, and click [Close] button to leave the screen.
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Getting Started With Video Studio 8.0
Click Start
Select Programs
Video Studio 8.0
The Video Studio main Screen will appear on your desktop.
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Viewing Images stored in the Camera through Video Studio 8.0
To view images stored in the camera, you must switch to Mass Storage Device Mode.
1. Click the folder on the right hand side of the screen.
2. Select the image stored in the camera and press Open button to view.
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Folder
Capturing Video through Video Studio 8.0
Press REC/PLAY Button to switch to WebCam Mode. Under this mode, you can view camera
video through Video Studio:
To capture a video/picture from the camera:
* Click the Capture
item.
* Click the [Capture Video
] button.
* Click the [Capture Image
] button.
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Section 12
Troubleshooting
Division
Symptom
Cause
The battery power is flat.
No power.
The camera
Turn off automatically if no
turns off by itself.
operation over 3 minutes.
Battery pack is not properly
Not charging
Beep sound
Shooting
Camera does not
operate.
Playback
inserted.
Recharge the battery pack, or replace.
The maximum number of
images or video clip recording
memory has been consumed.
mode.
Focus
MISC.
Install a new card, or erase the images
that are not necessary. Save the
images to separate media that you
want.
Set the main mode to play.
Please change the codec to Xvid
File format is not correct.
format for movie file and the file format
to jpeg format.
The mode is not to set play
Cannot focus
Reinsert the battery pack.
The battery power runs low.
images appear.
No TV out
to orient it correctly.
Replace with a new battery pack.
The mode is not to set play
downloaded file.
with a new battery pack.
Battery pack is out of order.
No playback
Can’t play
Recharge the battery pack, or replace
The battery pack has not been Reinsert the battery pack, making sure
inserted correctly.
Power
Solution
mode.
Set the main mode to play.
The TV system setting is not
Set the TV system to your TV system,
correct.
for example, PAL system in E.U.
Zoom function is active.
Using Zoom In/ Out function.
properly.
Macro switch is not correct.
No card
There is no SD card.
SD card is on the protected
Check the macro switch for proper
situation.
Turn off the power and insert a new
SD card.
Set a SD card to non-protected mode.
Cannot erase
mode.
images.
An image file is on the
Set an image file to non-protected
protected mode.
mode.
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Section 13
Specifications and System Requirements
Specification
Image Sensor
5 Megapixel CCD Sensor
Operation Modes
Movie Record、Picture Record、Voice Record、
MP3 Player、WebCam、Mass Storage Device
Lens
F2.8/F5.6. f = 7.0mm
Focus Range
200cm~infinite (Normal Mode)
90cm ~ 200cm (Portrait Mode)
Center: 20 cm (Macro Mode)
Digital Zoom
8X
Shutter
Mechanical
LCD monitor
2.5" LTPS TFT LCD
Storage Media
Built-in 32M Memory;
SD/MMC Card Slot Support, can be expanded
up to 2GB
Image Resolution
HIGH: 3856x2892 (11MP, interpolated)
Standard: 2592x1944 (5 MP)
LOW: 1600x1200 (2 MP)
Movie Resolution
High: VGA 640x480 (1.8Mbps) @ max 30fps
Standard: VGA 640x480 (1Mbps) @ max 30fps
LOW: QVGA 320X240 (500Kbps) @ max 30
fps
White Balance
Auto/Manual (Daylight, Fluorescent, Tungsten)
Exposure
Auto/Manual
EV Compensation
-1.0EV TO +1.0E (in 0.3EV steps)
Self-Timer
10 second delay
Flash
Auto/Off/On
File Format
Picture:
Movie:
Voice:
Music:
Image play
Single Image/Thumbnails/Slideshow
PC Interface
Mini USB 2.0 Port
TV out
NTSC/PAL Selectable
Battery
NP 60 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
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JPEG
AVI (Xvid)
WAV
MP3
Dimension
108mm×69mm×31mm
Weight
154 g(without battery)
Operating Temperature
-10〬C~ 50〬C (14〬F~ 122〬F)
Humidity
Up to 90%RH
System Requirement
Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP
TM
R II processor with MMX ,
Pentium○
TM
Celeron
R processor or
or AMD Athlon○
better
128MB or higher
CD ROM
500MB free HDD space
Available USB port
16-bit Color Display
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