C8893-90001 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 through. 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 CD-ROM • Wrist strap with CompactFlash memory card extractor tool memory 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 tight. The clip is used to remove the memory card. Camera description flash shutter button camera icon status LCD self-timer light viewfinder mode switch serial connection playback icon memory card slot battery compartment cover lens AC power adapter connection menu dial wrist strap attachment image LCD image LCD on/off switch 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. compartment. 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 details. 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 select. 2. Turn the menu dial to highlight your language, then press the menu dial. 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 details. Quick Success HP PhotoSmart 210 digital camera 6 Install the software 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 drive. 7 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 provided. 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 screen. Note: If the installation window doesn’t appear, use Windows Explorer to locate your CD-ROM drive, then double-click the file setup.exe. 8 Connect the camera to your computer 2. Slide the mode switch down to the playback icon. 9 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 photos. • Email - email your photos to family and friends. 6. Close the dialog box. Your photos are now stored in the photo album on your PC. 10 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 album. 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 photo. 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.