HP 210 User manual

HP 210 User manual
Quick Success
HP PhotoSmart 210 digital camera
1 Unpack your camera 2 Attach the wrist strap
1. Thread the short loop of the wrist strap through
the wrist strap attachment. You might need to use
a paper clip to thread the end of the loop
The HP PhotoSmart 210 digital camera comes with everything you
need to take digital photos and transfer them to your computer.
• HP PhotoSmart digital camera
• Serial cable
• PhotoImpression software on
• Wrist strap with CompactFlash
memory card extractor tool
card door
CompactFlash memory card
4 AA alkaline batteries
AC power adapter
Documentation—HP PhotoSmart
210 digital camera User’s Guide
and Quick Success poster
2. Pull the strap through the loop, then pull the knot
The clip is used to remove the memory card.
Camera description
status LCD
self-timer light
card slot
AC power
wrist strap
image LCD
3 Set up your camera
Install the batteries
Insert the memory card Choose the language
1. Unlock the battery compartment
1. Open the memory card
(slide the lever to the unlock
compartment door.
position) and open the
compartment door (slide it down). 2. Insert the memory card so
the side with pin-holes is
2. Insert the 4 AA alkaline batteries
placed into the camera first
(supplied), making sure that the
and the front of the card
+/- electrodes match the
faces the image LCD.
indicators on the inside of the
3. Gently push the memory card
camera’s battery compartment.
all the way into the camera.
3. Close and relock the battery
4. Close the memory card door.
4 Take a photo
1. With the mode switch up at the camera icon, you are ready to
take a photo.
The status LCD displays the approximate number of photos available
and the battery level. Be sure to move your fingers away from the
camera lens before taking a photo.
2. Take your photo.
Press the shutter button half way down. When you see the green
light next to the viewfinder, press the button all the way down. The
photo will show on the image LCD while it is being saved.
Note: You can change the photo quality, adjust the flash and focus
settings, or use the self-timer and digital zoom. See the User’s Guide for
Set the camera date and time
1. Slide the mode switch
up to the camera icon to
turn the camera on.
1. Turn the menu dial to choose the
date, then press the menu dial to
2. Turn the menu dial to
highlight your language,
then press the menu
2. Turn the menu dial to change the
month, then press the menu dial to
set. Change the day, year and time in
the same manner.
The Date & Time menu appears
on the image LCD.
3. Turn the menu dial to select Exit,
then press the menu dial to return to
Capture mode.
5 Review your photos
After you have taken some photos and they are stored on the
CompactFlash memory card, you can view them using the
image LCD.
Tip: To preserve battery life, connect the AC power adapter
while using the image LCD to review your photos. See the
User’s Guide for details.
1. Slide the mode switch down to the playback icon. The
last photo taken displays on the image LCD.
2. Use the menu dial to scroll through your photos.
3. Press the menu dial to display the Review menu for
more reviewing options. See the User’s Guide for
Quick Success
HP PhotoSmart 210 digital camera
Install the
With the ArcSoft PhotoImpression
software, you can download your
photos to your computer, edit your
photos, then print the photos or email
them to family and friends.
1. Insert the PhotoImpression CD
into your computer’s CD-ROM
Once you have taken some photos with your HP PhotoSmart digital camera and are ready to download
them, connect the camera to your computer.
Tip: To preserve battery life, connect the AC power adapter while downloading photos to your computer.
1. Connect the camera to your computer using the serial cable
Note: The camera connects to a 9-pin serial port. If you don’t
have a 9-pin serial port available, you can use a 9 to 25 pin
adapter (available at most computer supply stores) to connect to a
25-pin serial port. See your computer’s User’s Guide or contact
your computer manufacturer if you have problems locating an
available serial port.
2. Follow the instructions on the
Note: If the installation window
doesn’t appear, use Windows
Explorer to locate your CD-ROM
drive, then double-click the file
Connect the camera to your computer
2. Slide the mode switch down to the playback icon.
Download photos
Once you connect the camera, you can download photos directly from your digital camera
to a photo album on your PC.
1. Click the PhotoImpression icon on your desktop.
Use the software
With your photos downloaded, double-click on a
photo to create fun and unique projects. The software
has options to:
2. Click the blinking Acquire button.
• Get Photos - download additional photos
from your HP PhotoSmart digital camera.
3. Select an album to put your photos in. You can select the default album, create a new
album by typing a new name, or select an existing album.
• Edit - retouch, enhance, and add effects or text
to your photo.
4. Select HP PhotoSmart 210/215 as your source. Thumbnails of your photos display
in the dialog box.
• Create - add a frame or text to your photo or
use your photos to make fantasy shots,
calendars and greeting cards.
5. Download the photos to your computer:
• To download all the photos from the camera, select Get All Photos from Camera.
• Save - save your photo projects to a disk.
• To download specific photos from the camera, select the photos to transfer then click
Get Selected Photos from Camera.
• Print - print your photos individually or create
album pages.
Note: To delete all the photos from the camera after you have saved them on your
computer, select Delete All Photos from Camera after you have downloaded your
• Email - email your photos to family and
6. Close the dialog box. Your photos are now stored in the photo album on your PC.
For help with the PhotoImpression software, click on
the question mark in the corner of your screen.
Share and print your photos
After you create your unique photos, you can print them for yourself or email them to your family and friends.
Print photos
Print photo album pages
Email your photos
1. Select a photo to print from a photo
album. Click Print.
1. Click Print.
1. Select a photo to email from a photo
2. Select from the following print options:
Standard Printing prints a single
photo that you have selected.
Multiple Printing prints multiple photos
per page to make photo album pages.
Thumbnail Printing prints the
thumbnails from the photo album.
3. Adjust the photo size and position, and
select the number of copies to print.
4. Click Print.
Printed in Singapore
Printed on recycled paper
2. Select Multiple Printing.
3. Select the photo album page template.
4. To select the photos, click on the
template location and then click on the
5. Select the number of copies to print.
6. Click Print.
2. Click Email.
3. Select the photo size:
Small for fast onscreen viewing.
Medium for small prints.
Original for large prints.
4. Click Send.
5. Write and send the email message.
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