VER.201703
CONTENTS
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Quick Start Guide .................................................................. 1
1.1
Introduction ................................................................. 1
1.1.1
Main Features .............................................. 1
1.1.2
Application .................................................. 2
1.2
Camera Overview ........................................................ 3
1.3
Power/Mode Switch .................................................... 4
1.3.1
Enter IntoTest Mode .................................... 4
1.3.2
Enter Into ON Mode .................................... 4
1.4
Start Shooting .............................................................. 4
1.4.1
Load Battery ................................................ 4
1.4.2
Insert SD card .............................................. 4
1.4.3
Set Clock ..................................................... 5
1.4.4
Return Factory Default Setting .................... 5
1.4.5
Start Shooting .............................................. 5
1.4.6
Replay .......................................................... 5
1.4.7
Delete........................................................... 5
1.5
Attentions .................................................................... 5
1.5.1
Battery ......................................................... 5
1.5.2
SD Card ....................................................... 6
1.5.3
Others .......................................................... 6
1.6
Menu ........................................................................... 6
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Product Technical Parameters .............................................. 10
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Keypad Learning ................................................................. 13
3.1
Keypad ...................................................................... 13
3.2
“REPLAY” Button .................................................... 14
4
Details of Partial Function ................................................... 15
4.1
Timer ......................................................................... 15
4.2
Set Clock ................................................................... 15
4.3
Connecting to Computer............................................ 15
4.4
Connecting to TV ...................................................... 16
4.5
Language ................................................................... 16
4.6
Firmware Upgrades ................................................... 16
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FAQ ..................................................................................... 17
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Warranty Policy ................................................................... 18
Appendix I: Video Length and Interval Length Correspondence
Table ............................................................................................. 19
AppendixⅡ:PACKAGE CONTENTS ........................................ 20
Statements ...................................................................................... 21
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Quick Start Guide
1.1 Introduction
Big Eye D3 wildlife game camera (also called hunting camera/trail
camera) is a scouting device. It can be triggered by sudden change of
ambient temperature caused by moving game in a region of interest,
which is detected by a highly sensitive Passive Infra-Red (PIR) sensor,
and then take pictures or video clips automatically. The camera can
achieve more applications through Timer, Interval, PIR Sleep and other
function settings.
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Main Features
Programmable3/5/8/12/16 Mega-pixel high-quality resolution.
1080P@30FPS Full HD video comes with sounds.
In "Camera + Video" Mode, camera takes both pictures and video
at every trigger event.
42pcs IR LEDs, Set 20pcs LEDs available in power saving mode;
850nm/940nm LEDs optional.
Impressively quick Trigger Time (0.5 seconds).
Build-in 2.4" TFT color screen to review photos and videos.
Locking important image to avoid being deleted.
Take multiple consecutive pictures up to 6 photos.
Two high accuracy timers. When Timer setting is turned on,
programmable to only work in specified period every day.
PIR Sleep setting can avoid the camera shoot the same object
multiple times. This feature can be used together with Timer
feature to meet your timetable.
In Interval setting, the camera automatically and constantly takes
pictures/videos at specified interval. It's very useful when
observing plants flowering, birds building nest, or when
monitoring unattended properties such as parking lots/yards. This
feature can be used together with Timer feature to meet your
timetable.
Auto power off in 1-10 minutes whiles no keypad controlling.
Date, time, temperature and moon phase can be stamped in the
pictures.
7 operation buttons beep sound on/off available.
Free choice of TV out at PAL/NTSC.
Support SD Card up to 64GB.
Extremely long in-field battery life (in standby mode, up to 6
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months with 8*AA batteries).
Alarm light flashing when battery power level goes low.
Playbacks zoom in 1-8 times.
Nine-rectangle-grid mode to view images.
Auto play in “Slide Show”.
Device Number will be showed on image file name, this helps
users identify which camera captured the image when review it.
Lockable and password protected.
Color pictures at daytime, monochrome pictures at night, switched
automatically.
SD card can be set in “Loop Recording” mode, which
automatically deletes the earliest photos or videos and makes
room for new ones.
Serration design make camera easy to fix firmly.
Battery cover prevents erosion from battery leakage which may
damage the camera.
1.1.2 Application
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Camera trap for hunting, animal or incident observation
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Indoor/outdoor surveillance for domestic, office, warehouse, farm
or public use
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Observing wild animals/plants growth process
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For forestry bureau and forest public security to surveil and take
evidence of stealing hunting, etc.
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Other evidence-taking works
Warning:
Please read the user guide
carefully before using this product to
avoid unnecessary loss!
Do not attempt to disassemble the
camera, non-product quality problems
and man-made damages will not be
covered under warranty!
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1.2
Camera Overview
①
IR LED
⑧
TFT Screen
⑮
Speaker
②
Indicator Light
⑨
SD Card Slot
⑯
Tripod Nut
③
Lock Buckle
⑩
⑰
DC In
④
Lens
⑪
Keypad
Power/Mode
Switch
⑱
Battery Slot
⑤
Lock Hole
⑫
DC Port
⑲
Battery Slot
Cover
⑥
⑦
Light Sensor
PIR Sensor
⑬
⑭
USB/TV Cable Port
SIM Card Slot( Just for GPRS model)
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1.3 Power/Mode Switch
Power/Mode switch has 3 operation modes: OFF/TEST/ON.
OFF: to turn off the camera.
TEST: to set operational parameters.
ON: to work under surveillance status.
1.3.1 Enter Into Test Mode
Move power switch to “TEST” to enter into Test mode, TFT screen
displays normally. Operations can be done under this mode: set
parameters; manual photograph and record video; review/delete picture
and video; test the work area of the PIR sensor.
1.3.2 Enter Into ON Mode
Move power switch to “ON” position. Enter into “ON” mode after red&
blue indicator light flash, TFT screen is off. If animals (people or other
objects) enter the surveillance area, camera will take photos/videos
automatically according to default setting.
Note: On “TEST” mode, the red indicator light flashes one time at
every 10seconds.When animals (people or other objects) enter the
surveillance area the blue indicator light flashes. In “ON” Mode, camera
starts successfully if red indicator light flashes 6 times and then blue
indicator light flashes 3 times continually. Later the indicator light won’t
turn on unless the voltage is too low. The camera fails to start if blue
indicator light keep lighting. Red indicator light flashes 60 seconds when
voltage is low.
1.4
Start Shooting
1.4.1 Load Battery
Install 4xAA or 8xAA alkaline/built-in batteries. Make sure the polarity
matches the sign on the cover.
Note:User has to purchase battery extra.
1.4.2 Insert SD card
Insert SD card into “SD” card slot. The supported memory capacity is up
to 64GB.Please make sure to format the SD card before using, in case the
upgrading procedure, picture, video and other files in the SD card will
affect the camera’s normal use.
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Note:User has to purchase battery extra.
1.4.3 Set Clock
Find “Set Clock” in the menu of “System” to set local time.
Time and Date setting will restore factory defaults when power outage.
1.4.4 Return Factory Default Setting
Find “Default Set “in the menu of “System” to confirm the camera takes
photos/videos according to default setting.
Note: Users can set parameters according to shooting requirements.
1.4.5 Start Shooting
Move power switch to “ON” position, start shooting by putting the
camera on observation place.
Note: In “ON” mode, TFT screen shut down automatically to save
power, keypad is not working.
1.4.6 Replay
On “TEST” mode, press “Replay” to review image on TFT screen.
1.4.7 Delete
Unnecessary images can be deleted when playback. Press “Replay”
button to view images, When screen show the image that you want to
delete, first press “Menu” button and choose “Delete”, then press “OK”
button and choose “Delete Current, choose “OK” and confirm delete the
current image by pressing “OK” button. All images in SD card can be
deleted by using this function.
1.5
Attentions
1.5.1 Battery
To supply power, it is recommended to use new high-performance
alkaline AA batteries, make sure the polarity matches the sign on the
cover. If you are not using the camera for an extended period of time,
please remove batteries from the camera to avoid possible acid leak that
may damage the camera.
Alternatively the camera can run on external (6V/2A) DC power supply,
solar power supply etc.
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On “TEST” mode when battery power level gets low, the message
“Battery Low” will show on TFT screen(the battery icon in bottom right
corner is empty and marked with red “X”); In “ON” mode, red indicator
light flashes 60 seconds.
1.5.2 SD Card
Please insert SD card correctly. Photos are saved in JPEG and videos are
saved in MOV. The supported memory capacity is up to 64GB. It’s
recommended to use high speed SD card not less than class 10 to achieve
the best performance. Please don’t take out batteries, SD card or power
supply when camera in “ON” mode!
Note: Before insert SD card, please make sure the write-protect
switch on the side of the SD card “off” (not in the “Lock”
position).Installed correctly and format SD card to prevent any failure.
1.5.3 Others
On “TEST” mode, camera will be auto power off while no keypad
controlling. Please switch to “TEST” mode again if you want to continue
to use. Auto power off time can be set by users.
Please keep power on during upgrade process. After finishes upgrade, it
needs to keep at least 5seconds before you can shut down or cut off
power, otherwise it may causes upgrade failure.
When install camera please make sure there are not moving objects in
3m area in front of lens such as branches, leaves, weeds, strings, color
ribbon and other objects which may fluttered in the wind to avoid
potential false triggers.
Please do not aim the camera at a heat source such as boiler, exhaust
vents and light, etc. Avoid mistaking photos or videos and shortening
stand-by time.
1.6
Menu
Press “MENU” button to switch between “Image” “Set” and “System”.
Select different parameters by moving ▲/▼,press ◄/► to change the
setting, “OK” to confirm the change, press “REPLAY” to enter into
replay mode, press “EXIT” to return to the previous menu or exit.
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Parameter
Settings
(Bold=Default)
Description
Image
Mode
Camera/Video/
Camera + Video
Image Size
3MP/5MP/8MP/
12MP/16MP
Video Size
VGA/WVGA/
720P/1080P
Shooting
No.
1/2/3/4/5/6
Video
Length
5s/10s/15s/20s/
30s/45s/
1minute/
2 minutes/
3 minutes/
5 minutes/
10 minutes
In “Camera + Video” mode, first take
photos per shooting numbers, then
record video per video length.
Higher resolution produces better
quality photos, but creates larger files
that take more of SD card capacity
and longer time to write to the SD
card.
Higher resolution produces better
quality videos, but creates larger files
that take more of SD card capacity
and longer time to write to the SD
card.
Camera takes multiple consecutive
photos according to user’s settings per
each trigger event.
Note:1-3 photos available when
choosing 16MP.
Videos are saved in MOV format and
able to display on most of video media
player.
Set
Device No.
BUSH
Timer
Off/On
4 digits (0~9) and/or alphabets (A~Z)
optional. Device Number will be
showed on top 4 image file name, this
helps users identify which camera
captured the image when review it.
Set camera to work within specified
time period every day. Outside the
time period the camera will not be
triggered or take photos/videos. See
details in 4.1 Timer.
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PIR Sleep
Interval
Off/3s/5s/10s/15s
/30s/1 minute/
2 minutes/
5 minutes/
10 minutes/
20 minutes/
30
minutes/1
hour
Off/5s/10s/15s/
30s/1 minute/
2 minutes/
5 minutes/
10 minutes/
20 minutes/
30 minutes/
1 hour/2 hours/
6 hours/
12 hours/
18 hours/
24 hours
Stamps
Off/On
Power
Saving
Off/On
Auto Power
Off
1 minute/
3 minutes/
5 minutes/
10 minutes
Record
Sound
Off/On
PIR Level
Low/Normal/Hi
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System
Format
Set Clock
Select the PIR sleep time, the PIR will
be disabled after each triggering. After
this period of time the PIR of the
device will wait to be triggered by the
motion of human (or animals).
The camera will automatically take
photos/videos at the set interval.
Note: In this mode, the PIR sensor is
disabled.*Refer to AppendixⅠ
Select On if you want the LOGO,
temperature, moon phase, date and
time imprinted on every photo.
Select On, there will be only 20pcs
LEDs available.
PIR setting activates "Low" sensitivity
only.
Auto power off at fixed time if no
keypad controlling.
Select On if you want to record sound
in video.
User can set PIR sensitivity according
to requirements.
Format SD card.
SD card
2015/01/01
00:00
Set camera system time and date.
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Default Set
Factory
Language
English
Beep Sound
Off/On
Loop
Recording
Off/On
TV Mode
PAL/NTSC
Password
Set
1234
Software
Ver.
D3___01_6.1.X
X
Return menu setting to defaults.
Support many languages, See 4.5
Language.
Choose OFF to turn off the sounds
made by pressing the buttons.
When SD card full, it will
automatically deletes the earliest
photos or videos and makes room for
new ones.
Set local TV format when camera
connects to TV.
4 digits (0~9) optional. Contact
distributor if you forget the password.
D3:Camera model no.;
01:Language version;
6.1:Version of software;
XX:Version of customized software.
Replay
Delete
Delete Current/
Delete All
Protect
Lock Current/
Unlock Current/
Lock All/
Unlock All
Slide Show
3s/5s/8s
Delete one/all image.
Lock important images to avoid
deleting accidentally. If locked,
images can’t be deleted unless you
unlock them.
Auto play images at the set Interval in
the way of slide show.
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Product Technical Parameters
Item
Parameters
3MP: 1536×2048, 395KB;
5MP: 1944×2592, 675KB;
Picture Size
8MP: 2488×3264, 915KB;
12MP: 3024×4032, 1.25MB;
16MP: 3480x4640, 1.55MB
Video Size
VGA
640x480, 6.8MB(10s);
WVGA 800x480, 7.9MB(10s);
720P
1280x720@30fps, 10MB(10s);
1080P 1920x1080@30fps, 21MB(10s)
Work Mode
Day/Night
Lens
FOV=90°(D3R:50°), F=2.4(D3R:2.5),
Auto IR-Cut
IR Flash
65 Feet/20 Meters
IR Setting
42 LEDs;850nm or 940nm
Power Saving
On/Off; 20pcs LEDs available when choosing
ON; PIR setting activates "Low" sensitivity only
when select “On”.
LCD Screen
2.4" TFT,RGB
Operation Keypad
7 buttons
Beep Sounds
On/Off; Choose Off to turn off the sounds made
by pressing the buttons.
Memory
SD Card(≦64GB)
PIR Level
Low/Normal/High
PIR Sensing
Distance
65 Feet/20 Meters
PIR Sensor Angle
90°(D3R:50°)
Trigger Time
0.5 Seconds(When using 2GB SD card)
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PIR Sleep
3 Seconds~60 Minutes, Programmable
5 Seconds~24 Hour, Programmable
*In video mode, interval's optional min duration
Interval
depends on the video length.
*Refer to AppendixⅠ
Shooting Numbers
Protect Image
1~6 Photos(1~3 Photos available when
choosing 16MP)
Lock Current, Unlock Current; Lock All, Unlock
All
Video Length
5 Seconds~10 Minutes, Programmable
Camera+Video
First take picture then Video
Playback Zoom
1~8 Times
Slide Show
3 Seconds/5 Seconds/8 Seconds, Programmable
Multi-Image Show
Nine-rectangle-grid mode to view images
Loop Recording
On/Off
Stamps
On/Off, Temperature, Moon Phase, Logo, Time
and Date
Timer 1
On/Off, Programmable
Timer 2
On/Off, Programmable
Password
4 Digit Numbers
Device No.
4 Digit and 26 Alphabet set by yourself
Power Supply
4×AA,Expandable to 8×AA
External DC
Power Supply
6V/2A
Stand-by Current
0.4mA
Stand-by Time
3~6 Month(4×AA~8×AA)
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Auto Power Off
Power
Consumption
Low Battery
Alarm
Auto Power Off in 1-10 minutes while no
keypad controlling; Programmable
200mA (+700mA when IR LED lights up)
4.8V
Interface
TV-out, USB, SD card slot, 6V DC External
Mounting
Strap; Tripod Nail
Waterproof
IP66
Work
Temperature
-22~+158°F/-30~+70°C
Work Humidity
5%~95%
Dimensions
147.5×100×77 (mm)
Weight
315g
Certification
FCC&CE&ROHS
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Keypad Learning
3.1
Keypad
: MENU button, press it to set parameters; Switch among
“IMAGE/SET/SYSTEM”; Press “EXIT” button to exit.
: Up, Quick switch to camera mode.
: Left, Check the previous one (only available on Replay mode).
: Down, Quick switch to Video mode.
: Right, Replay mode, Check the next one (only available on
Replay mode).
: Manually take photos or videos (only available on Test mode),
EXIT.
: Confirm, ZOOM/MOVE.
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3.2
“REPLAY” Button
With “REPLAY” button and other buttons can review/play/delete photos
and videos in SD card; Photos can zoom in/zoom out/move;
Nine-rectangle-grid mode to view images; Lock/unlock photos; Slide
show, etc.
Image Review:
After press “REPLAY” button through ◄/► can review photos/videos in
SD card.
Zoom/Move and Nine-rectangle-grid:
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When review photos, after press “ZOOM” button through ▲/▼
can zoom in/out photos. When zoom out photos to minimum size,
photos will show in nine-rectangle-grid mode.
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When zoom in photo, after press “MOVE” button through
▲/▼/◄/► can check different parts of the photo.
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Continue pressing “ZOOM/MOVE” button can switch between
“ZOOM” and “MOVE”.
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On Nine-rectangle-grid mode, through ▲/▼/◄/► can quickly
move to chosen photos, press “OK” to check the photo.
Playing Video:
When review videos, operation tips will show on the bottom of TFT
screen.
Press “OK” to play/pause video.
Press ▲/▼ to stop play video.
Press ◄/► to move video forward or backward in 2 times,4 times, 8
times play speed.
Slide Show
Auto play images in the way of slide show. On “Replay” mode, press
“MENU” button and choose “Slide Show”, through ◄/► can set
interval time “3 seconds”, “5 seconds”, “8 seconds”.
Note: When auto play images, the video files will only show the
first scene, not play the whole video.
Image Lock/Unlock
If locked, images can’t be deleted unless you unlock them.
On “REPLAY” mode, press “MENU” button and choose “Protect”,
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through ◄/► can set “Lock Current”, “Unlock Current”, “Lock All”,
“Unlock All”.
Note: On “Replay” mode, above functions can return to previous
menu by pressing “EXIT”. Quickly exit “Replay” mode by pressing
“CAMERA”/ “VIDEO" to take photos or videos.
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Details of Partial Function
4.1
Timer
Set camera to work within specified time period every day. Outside the
time period the camera will not be triggered or take photos/videos, it
supports 2 groups of timer set.
Default set:
Off, “00:00——00:00”
Off, “00:00——00:00”
For instance: Set camera starting time in 8:00 to 10:00am and 15:30
to 18:00pm:
On, “08:00——10:00”
On, “15:30——18:00”
4.2
Set Clock
Set up date and time for camera.
Three choices on date format: “YY/MM/DD”, “MM/DD/YY”,
“DD/MM/YY”. Time format: “HH/MM/SS”.
Note: Camera has button lithium battery (super-capacitor) inside,
date and time set will keep until battery (super-capacitor) runs out. Image
document attributes and stamps show the time and date of shooting.
4.3
Connecting to Computer
Use the camera’s USB cable connects to PC directly, TFT screen will
show the connection symbol, keypad is not working.
Find removable disk in “MY COMPUTER”, then you can read and write
to the SD card via computer.
Note: When camera on “OFF” mode and no other power supply,
this operation still works if insert the USB cable.
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4.4
Connecting to TV
Use the camera’s TV cable connects to TV RCA directly, Switch camera
to “TEST” mode, choose “REPLAY” to review photos/videos in TV.
Note: After connect to TV, TFT screen will shutdown
automatically to save power!
4.5
Language
System language, Users can choose different language version to
purchase. Default setting is “English”. User can view version number of
different language on official website.
4.6
Firmware Upgrades
The manufacturer reserves the right to upgrade the camera and the
firmware. Users can upgrades firmware through SD card (SD card
capacity less than 32GB)
Follow the steps below to implement the upgrades:
1)
Ready a SD cart and format the SD card;
2)
Copy the “FWD3A.bin” file into root directory of the SD
card;
3)
Insert SD card to camera, while press "OK" button switch
camera to “TEST” mode, after red light flashes loosen the
“OK” button.
4)
Upgrading is underway when red indicator light flashes
continually and TFT screen is off. Keep power on until TFT
screen turn on and upgrade process finish (upgrade process
needs 1minute).
5)
Restart and check if the new version number is the same as
the old one, to confirm upgrade process succeed.
Perform the upgrade step again if failure.
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5
FAQ
Please do the following checks if camera can’t start or work
normally:
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No battery;
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Battery loaded reversely;
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Run out of battery;
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Battery is not in conformity with the specifications;
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Not switch camera to “ON” mode;
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Not insert SD card;
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SD card filled or damaged;
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SD card capacity exceed 64GB;
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Sensitivity of PIR sensor too low.
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6
Warranty Policy
We value our customers very highly and would like to ensure that our
products and service are always of a top standard. However, if you are
experiencing issues with your Bushwhacker products, please take a
moment to read through the information below to establish whether your
products are covered under the warranty.
WARRANTY
We guarantee our Bushwhacker cameras to be free of defects in materials
and workmanship under normal use and service for a period of a limited
times after registered date of purchase.
EXCLUSIONS
This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, abuse,
improper handling or installation, or improper storage conditions and
natural disasters, by user installed batteries, or by repair attempts of
someone other than our authorized technicians, nor does cover loss or
theft.
This warranty extends solely to failures due to defects in materials or
workmanship under normal use. It does not cover normal wear of the
product. The camera manufacturer can provide extra service for your
camera after the warranty expiration, but the customer have to be
responsible for extra charges on parts, labor and shipping costs therefore
brought.
Please keep the warranty card for guarantee to keep in repair.
Please contact the regional distributor for more details.
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Appendix I: Video Length and Interval Length Correspondence
Table

In video mode, interval's optional min duration depends on the
video length

D3 camera’s interval time is to start video recording time as a
starting point
Interval Length
(min duration)
15s
30s
30s
30s
1m
1m
2m
5m
5m
10m
20m
Video Length
5s
10s
15s
20s
30s
45s
1m
2m
3m
5m
10m
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AppendixⅡ:PACKAGE CONTENTS
Carefully unpack camera and check that all of the following components
are contained in the box:
Part Name
Quantity
Digital Camera
1
USB Cable
1
TV Cable
1
Strap
1
Manual
1
Warranty Card
1
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Statements
1)
The manufacturer reserves the right to amend the content due to
editing or typographical errors, product upgrades and other factors
which may causes discrepancies. Amendments will be applied to
latest user’s manual. These are subject to change without prior
notice.
2)
The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any illegal usage.
Please comply with local laws and regulations.
3)
The manufacturer takes no responsibility for user’s data loss.
4)
The manufacturer takes no responsibility for any losses and
casualties resulting from misusing products.
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