Instructions for D-555i Digital Game Camera

Instructions for D-555i
Digital Game Camera
Important Battery lnformation
- Only use Alkaline batteries. We recommend the use of Duracell or Energizer batteries.
- Do not mix old and new batteries. Always replace ALL the batteries at the same time.
- When the camera is not in use, please remove the batteries.
Moultrie Limited Warranty
This product has been thoroughly tested and inspected before shipment. It is guaranteed from
defects in material and workmanship from the date of purchase for 1 year. Under this limited
guarantee we agree to replace or repair free of charge any part or parts which have been found to
be defective in original material or workmanship. Should you require in-warranty service, call our
Customer Service Department. If your problem cannot be addressed over the telephone, we may
need you to send us your defective product plus proof of purchase.
You must register your camera at www.moultriefeeders.com/warranty to activate
your 1-year warranty.
THANK YOU for your purchase of the D-555i Digital Game Camera. Please read this booklet
before using the unit. If you should have any questions about this product or any other
Moultrie product, please contact us using the information on the back of this booklet.
You must register your camera at www.moultriefeeders.com/warranty to activate your
1-year warranty.
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CAMERA OVERVIEW
FRONT VIEW
LED Flash
Camera Lens
Menu Button
Light Sensor
Status Indicator
OK/Select Button
Navigation Buttons
IRAIM / OFF / ON
SD Card Slot
Motion Sensor
TFT Display
Push Button Release for Battery Tray
BOTTOM VIEW
Microphone
External Power Port
USB Port
Battery Tray
Our Service Department will gladly answer any questions you have.
Call 800-653-3334, Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM CST.
www.moultriefeeders.com
04292013 / MCG-12592
Strain relief
1/4” x 20 Tripod Mount
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CAMERA OVERVIEW (cont.)
IRAIM / OFF / ON
IR Aim - (default Off) When IR Aim is ON and the PIR sensor detects motion, the red LED on the front
of the camera will come on for 2 seconds and then shut off.
MENU BUTTON
The Menu Button selects Camera Setup or Main Screen. When camera mode is selected, the LEFT and
RIGHT buttons navigate through the menu options. The Menu Button is also used to wake-up the
camera and turn on the display when the camera is in power saving (or sleep) mode.
OK, UP/DOWN and LEFT/RIGHT BUTTONS
The OK button selects the item to be changed. The UP/DOWN and LEFT/RIGHT buttons are used to
step through the menu options. Pressing the OK button again, selects the option indicated on the
display. The OK button is also used to manually take a picture.
BATTERY COMPARTMENT
The camera is powered by six (6) C-cell alkaline batteries. Push the battery compartment release
button to eject the battery tray. Hold your hand under the battery tray when ejecting. Install batteries
as indicated on the engravings on the battery tray, taking care to note the correct polarity.
See Important Battery Information section on the back page of this manual.
SD CARD SLOT
Accepts up to a 32GB SD Card for photo and video storage.
NOTE: An SD Card must be installed for the camera to operate (sold separately).
USB PORT
Download still pictures and video onto your computer by connecting a USB cable (sold separately)
to the USB port.
EXTERNAL POWER PORT
Accepts the Moultrie PowerPanel or Moultrie Battery Box accessories (sold separately) only.
Refer to www.moultriefeeders.com for more information.
NOTE: The use of any other power source will void your warranty and possibly harm your camera.
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PLOTSTALKER ACTIVITY SEARCH
QUICK START INSTRUCTIONS
STEP 1 Press the PUSH BUTTON RELEASE on the bottom of Camera and use the knob to pull the
slide-out Battery Tray. Install six (6) C-cell alkaline batteries with polarities as indicated in
Slide
theTray.
UNLOCK
on the
bottom
of Camera
the
Battery
Re-installswitch
the Battery
Tray
and insert
your SDand
card.use the knob to pull the
ACTIVITY SEARCH
The Search Feature will scan through your photos and automatically
look for changes in regions that you identify in Setup.
slide-out Battery Tray. Install or eight(8) AA size alkaline or lithium batteries
the provided Mounting Strap through the Eyelets on the back of the camera and
STEP 2 Thread
with polarities as indicated in the Battery Tray. Re-install the Battery Tray.
In search mode, the PlotStalker software scans through the .mlt photo file, stops
on a photo when changes are found in your identified region, and then highlights
the changes in blue. You can click anywhere in the video viewing area to remove
the blue highlights.
Thread the provided Mounting Strap through the Eyelets on the back of the
STEP 3 Turn Camera on by sliding IR AIM/OFF/ON switch to the ON position.
camera and secure to a tree or pole approximately 36" from the ground as shown.
STEP 4 Press the MENU button to enter the main menu, press up and
Camera
onsetup.
by sliding
ON/OFF/IR
TEST
switch
OKTurn
to select
camera
Press OK
to enter General
setup.
to
the
ON
position.
Set Time and Date by pressing OK, using UP/DOWN to adjust
Eyelet
ACTIVITY SEARCH SETUP
Click the Settings button to activate
the Region and Sensitivity settings
for the Activity Search
FCC Statements
DEFINE
Moultrie Products, LLC
SEARCHMCG-12592
REGION
Provides the ability to search for
changes in the photo in a specific
Note: Changes and modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible could void the user’s authority to operate this device.
region rather than the entire photo.
secure to a tree or pole approximately 36” from the ground as shown.
selected
field,MODE
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to move
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and OK
Press the
button
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when done.
Camera Setup Menu. Set Time and Date by pressing
ENTER,
using UP/DOWN
to adjust
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selecttoCAPTURE
when done.
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untilarea.
MENU
Mounting
detection
to determine
Walk SELECTION
in front of the
screen
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displayed.
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the
UP/DOWN
buttons
camera at the desired distance and the camera LED
will
Strap
until
the MAIN
SCREEN
flash
showing
the covered
area. option is highlighted
yellow. Press ENTER.
STEP 7 Switch camera to ON. Your camera will now automatically
Your
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take
pictures
whenever
an animal
is detectedtake
in range,
whenever
an animal
is detected
based
on the default
settings
below. in range -based on
the default settings below.
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
NOTE: THE MANUFACTURER IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY RADIO OR TV INTERFERENCE CAUSED BY UNAUTHORIZED MODIFICATIONS TO THIS
EQUIPMENT.
1 SUCH MODIFICATIONS COULD VOID THE USER’S AUTHORITY TO OPERATE THE EQUIPMENT.
Click on the Set Motion Search Area Button.
NOTE: This device complies 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 device generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy
2 installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no
and, if not
guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this device does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception,
which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the
following measures:
Use the mouse to select and drag the red outline around the area you want to
search for movement. This allows you to focus on a very precise area if
required.
- Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
- lncrease
3 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.
Click OK button on the Settings Popup window to confirm your settings and
exit the menu.
SENSITIVITY
Set to High, Medium or Low - This sets the level of pixel change the program
1
will detect. Note; a pixel change will occur with a color, intensity, lighting or
movement so this setting is critical to obtain the desired results.
DEFAULT SETTINGS
Click on Default button to return to the default values for Search Area and
1
Sensitivity settings.
GPS Latitude - 000.000000 N
GPS Longitude - 000.000000 W
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PlotStalker Software
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Capture Mode
DEFAULT
SETTINGS
General
DATE/TIME:
ERASE IMAGES:
CAPTURE MODE:
IR FLASH:
GEOTAGGING:
CAMERA NAME:
TEMPERATURE:
Photo Quality
Photo Delay after each photo is taken
Motion Freeze
Motion Detect
Multi Shot Count
01/01/99Resolution
12:00am
EVENT DELAY:
Video
NO
PHOTO OR VIDEO:
Video Length
MOTION DETECT
PHOTO QUALITY:
Video
Audio
AUTO
MULTI-SHOTS:
Camera
Name
Temperature
OFF
MOTION FREEZE:
Info
Strip printed on
photos
MOULTRIECAM
VIDEO
LENGTH:
Plot
Frequency
FAHRENHEIT
Plot Duration
GPS Longitude & Latitude:
Default Setting
Delete All?
Security Code
10 SECONDS
PHOTO
HIGH (4 MP)
OFF
ON
10 SECONDS
TRAIL CAM (Still)
2.0 MP
5 SEC
ON
Time Lapse
OFF
INTERVAL:
VGA
MULTI PROGRAM:
5 SEC
ONPROGRAM 1 WAKE UP:
PROGRAM 1 SLEEP:
MOULTRIECAM
FAHRENHEIT
PROGRAM 2 WAKE UP:
ONPROGRAM 2 SLEEP:
15PHOTO
SECONDS
QUALITY:
3 HOUR
10 SECONDS
2 PROGRAM
6 AM
9 AM
4 PM
7 PM
HIGH (4 MP)
000.000000 N / 000.000000 W
NO
NO
00000
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CAPTURE MODES
You will see one of three status screen displays after you slide the IRAIM/OFF/ON switch to the ON
position. After 15 seconds the camera will enter sleep mode and wake up when motion is detected.
Motion Detect Mode - Photo
When the camera has been programmed for Motion Detect
Mode - Photo, the camera will take still images when motion is
detected. The following will be displayed on the Status Screen.
MOTION DETECT MODE
PHOTO
10 SEC
MOULTRIE ACCESSORIES
Using a Tree Mount
The camera can also be mounted directly to a
tree using a mounting bracket that attaches
directly to a tree or pole. Strap the tree mount
to the tree and secure, then attach the camera
to the tree mount using the tree mount socket
located on the back of the camera.
Battery:
43%
Est. Days:
0020 Days
Taken/Capacity: 0021 / 034506
Using the Moultrie Camera Power Panel
Motion Detect Mode - Video
When the camera has been programmed for Motion Detect
Mode - Video, the camera will take video when motion is
detected. The following will be displayed on the Status Screen.
MOTION DETECT MODE
VIDEO
10 SEC
Battery:
43%
Est. Days:
0020 Days
Taken/Capacity: 0021 / 034506
Place near the tree where the camera is mounted.
Place for best exposure to sun. To attach to a
tripod secure the power panel to the tripod
angled upward for best exposure. Plug the power
panel to the Power Panel Plug. This will extend the
life of your camera in the field.
Note: Leave internal batteries in the camera
during use. The Camera Power Panel needs
4 hours of sunlight to fully power the camera.
Using the Moultrie Battery Box
Time Lapse
When the camera has been programmed for Time Lapse
photography, the camera will observe a full day of activity in
the field during Time Lapse mode. The camera will record a
block still images following the Time Lapse program setting.
The following will be displayed on the Status Screen.
Hybrid Mode
The camera operates in Time Lapse Mode during the
programmed intervals and Motion Detect Mode for the
remainder of the day.
TIME LAPSE MODE
30 SEC
Extend the field life of your Moultrie camera with a
long-lasting, rechargeable external power source.
Place near the tree where the camera is mounted.
Plug the Battery Box to the Power Panel Plug.
This will extend the life of your camera in the field.
Battery:
43%
Est. Days:
0020 Days
Taken/Capacity: 0021 / 034506
HYBRID MODE
5 MIN
Battery:
43%
Est. Days:
0020 Days
Taken/Capacity: 0021 / 034506
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VIEWING TIME LAPSE (cont.)
To turn photo sequences into Time Lapse Video
Reasons you may want to create a video with your images:
• Makes it easier to e-mail your image sequences.
• Allows you to select the range of images you want included, to eliminate uninteresting images.
• Allows you to store the images as a video rather than a large number of images.
1. Download time lapse images to Time Lapse Software.
(see section on downloading images).
2. Click on File. You will see the screen image to the right.
3. Choose a starting image (frame) and an ending
image (frame). Note: The frame limit is 300.
4. Choose the frame rate. Options include 1, 5, 10, 20,
and 30 frames per second (fps).
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SETUP AND PROGRAMMING
When the cameras power is turned ON, the LCD screen will
show the operation mode of the camera. At this time, the
picture count and the estimated battery life will also be
displayed. If no buttons are pressed within 10 seconds the
LCD screen will enter sleep mode to conserve battery life.
It will then enter Motion Detect mode and activate when
motion is detected. To wake the camera manually, press
and hold the menu button until you see this default screen
on the display.
Setup Selection Setting
After the camera is turned ON the LCD display will indicate the
status screen. Press the Menu button and the Setup Selection
screen will appear. Press the OK button, the selection will be
marked with an “X”. Press the Up/Down buttons to change
the settings. Press the OK button again to Iock in selection.
Press the Right button to move to the next setting. Using this
method you can customize your camera’s feature settings.
MOTION DETECT MODE
PHOTO
10 SEC
Battery:
43%
Est. Days:
0020 Days
Taken/Capacity: 0021 / 034506
SETUP SELECTION
TIME LAPSE
MOTION DETECT
X
GENERAL
Note: The frame rate says how many images of a video are displayed every second a video is
played. The higher frame rate a video has the smoother movement appears in the video. However,
a higher frame rate video will create a larger file and will require more memory.
5. Choose the video resolution:
Note: The higher the resolution, the sharper the image. However, higher resolutions create
a larger file and will require more memory. VGA (640x480) / 720p / 1080p
6. Choose frame filter: None, Low, Medium, or High.
7. Click on Save the Video As. Name the video and choose the location file folder you wish
to save it in.
8. Click Start Video Export. The program will start to convert the images to video based on the
settings chosen above. The green bars will advance until the conversion is complete.
Setting Motion Detect Features
When you choose Motion Detect the LCD Display will automatically start showing the different
features within Motion Detect. Using the navigation process, set the features to your needs.
Event Delay Setting
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between delay settings
(10 sec, 30 sec, 1 min, 5min, 10min or 30 min). When your
selection has been made, press the OK button to confirm the
selection. Press the Right button to move to the next screen.
EVENT DELAY
5 MINUTES
1 MINUTE
Note: Click on Cancel to abort the transfer.
30 SECONDS
X
To View Time Lapse Video
1. Find the video in the folder
you saved it into.
2. Click on the video.
3. The video will be open up
automatically in QuickTime
player. To install a free version
of QuickTime, follow the on screen
instructions at www.apple.com/quicktime/download.
4. Press play to view your time lapse video.
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Time Lapse Software
Setting Photo or Video
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between VIDEO or
PHOTO mode. When your selections has been made, press
the OK button to confirm the selection. Press the Right
button to move to the next screen.
10 SECONDS
PHOTO OR VIDEO
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VIDEO
X
PHOTO
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Setting Photo Quality
Press the OK button. Use the Up/Down buttons to choose
between 4 image quality settings.
1. Enhanced (8 MP): 3840 x 2160
2. High (4 MP):
2688 x 1512
3. Med (2 MP):
1920 x 1080
4. Low (0.9 MP):
1280 x 720
Press the OK button to confirm the selection.
Press the Right button to move to the next screen.
Video Length
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between 5 video length
settings (5, 10, 30, 60 or 90 seconds). When your selection
has been made, press the OK button to confirm the selection.
Press the Right button to move to the next screen.
VIEWING TIME LAPSE
ENHANCED (8MP)
HIGH (4MP)
This easy-to-use software allows you to advance through the series of images a number of different ways:
MEDIUM (2MP)
X
LOW (0.9MP)
BEGIN/END
Goes to the first or last photo in the Plot File.
VIDEO LENGTH
60 SECONDS
30 SECONDS
X
Note: With night time video, only 5 and 10 seconds length are
available. If you set length higher than 10 seconds, the video
will be taken in 10 seconds duration during night time.
Audio On/Off
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between Audio On or
Audio Off when taking a video. When your selection has been
made, press the OK button to confirm the selection. Press the
Right button to move to the next screen.
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PHOTO QUALITY
10 SECONDS
FRAME BY FRAME SEARCH
Individually step forward or backward through each photo.
5 SECONDS
REWIND/PAUSE/PLAY
AUDIO ON/OFF
AUDIO ON
X
AUDIO OFF
Play photos in sequence, pause, or play the photos in reverse order.
These functions simulate a video and are useful for manually searching
changes in the photos. When a sequence is being played, press
fast-forward or fast-rewind multiple times to increase speed. (1x-5x)
SEARCH
Setting Multiple-Shots
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between settings.
Choose how many pictures you would like to be taken in a
sequence when the camera is triggered (1 to 10 pictures).
When your selection has been made, press the OK button to
confirm the selection. Press the Right button to move to the
next screen.
This function allows quick scanning of images foreword and back. The
scan pauses when the software detects a change in pixel content from
the last photo viewed. We detect change based on averages so it
will not be as accurate as a manual frame by frame search.
MULTI-SHOTS
4-SHOTS
3-SHOTS
2-SHOTS
X
OFF
Setting General Features
When you choose General the LCD Display will automatically start showing the different features
within General. Using the navigation process, set the features you desire.
Setting Date and Time
Use the Up/Down buttons to move from one value to the
next. Press the OK button to lock in selections. When all your
selections have been made, and the date and time has been
set, press the Right button to move to the next screen.
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DATE/TIME
D-555i Digital Game Camera
08 / 16 / 2012
02 : 34 pm
Search Region
Click on Set Search Region Button.
This allows you to define a specific search
area, rather than the whole photo. Drag the
red outline to the area you want to search.
This allows you to focus on a very precise area
if required.
Search Steps
This allows for even faster scans by skipping
the selected amount of images (1-50). The
higher this setting, the lower the search
results as it is ignoring selected photos. You
may find this option helpful if you have a
very large quantity of photos to scan.
Click OK.
Click on Motion Search Advance button.
Time Lapse Software
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TIME LAPSE SOFTWARE
SOFTWARE INSTALLATION
Erase Images
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between Yes - erase all
images, or No - does not change stored images. When your
selection has been made, press the OK button to confirm the
selection. Press the Right button to move to the next screen.
ERASE IMAGES?
YES
X
NO
Download your free Time Lapse software at www.moultriefeeders.com/timelapsesoftware
NOTE: This will also format your SD card for use in
your camera.
INTRODUCTION
Setting Capture Mode
Press the OK button. Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between operating modes.
This camera has 3 modes.
In time-lapse photography a series
of still photos are taken at regular
time intervals. The PlotStalker
Software allows you to load the
time lapse file that was captured
from your Moultrie Game Camera
and scroll backward and forward
through your photos, single step,
search for activity in a designated
area, and save the files.
1. Motion Detect - Capture photo or video when motion
or heat is detected.
CAPTURE MODE
X
2. Time lapse - Capture photo based on the Time Lapse
program setting.
TIME LAPSE
3. Hybrid - Uses a combination of Time Lapse and
Auto modes at different times of the day.
Press the OK button to lock in selection.
Press the Right button to move to the next setting.
SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS
Computer: Intel® Pentium® 4 or AMD Athlon® 64 processor or above; 1GB RAM minimum;
100 MB hard disk space minimum.
Reset to Default settings
You can reset your camera to the factory default settings.
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between Yes - all setups
restored to factory default, or No - keep the custom settings.
When your selection has been made, press the OK button to
confirm the selection. Press the Right button to move to the
next screen.
HYBRID
MOTION DETECT
RESET TO DEFAULT?
YES
X
NO
Operating System: Microsoft® Windows® 32 bit - XP with Service Pack 2 or later; Windows Vista®
Home Premium, Business, Ultimate, or Enterprise with Service Pack 1;
or Windows 7
Setting (IR) Infrared Flash
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between:
AUTO- IR flash will fire depending on light intensity
OFF- IR flash is permanently off
Press the OK button to confirm the selection.
Press the Rightbutton to move to the next screen.
Download Images
1. Double-click on Time Lapse
Icon to open the software.
IR FLASH
OFF
X
AUTO
2. Click on File -> Open Photo Folder
3. Browse through your files to
the folder where the images you
wish to view are stored.
4. Once the folder is selected, click OK.
5. The images saved in the folder are
now available to view through
the Time Lapse Software.
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Motion Freeze
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between Motion Freeze
on or off. This feature maximizes the image clarity during
night photos. When this feature is on the camera will use a
maximum exposure time of 1/20sec for the night photos.
Other adjustments are made to increase the brightness and
clarity of the photo. When this feature is turned off the camera
will use a maximum exposure time of 1/8sec for the night
photos. When your selection has been made, press the OK
button to confirm the selection. Press the Right button to
move to the next screen.
MOTION FREEZE
X
ON
There are a number of ways for you download and view
the pictures, videos in the field or at another location.
Removing the SD Card
To remove the SD Memory Card, open the camera cover
and push gently on the SD card and it will pop out slightly
allowing you to remove it. Load the SD card into the
player or card reader to view or move stored images to
another location.
Your use of the geotagging features of this camera is at your own risk. Neither Moultrie nor any person associated with Moultrie
makes any warranty or representation with respect to security of any data linked to photographs uploaded to the Internet. In no event
will Moultrie or its affiliates be liable for damages of any kind arising out of or in connection with your use of the camera,
the geotagging feature or any other features associated with this camera.
Latitude
Press the OK button. The first position will start blinking.
Use the Up/Down buttons to set each position. Press OK
to move to the next position. Repeat the process until all
positions are set.
Longitude
Press the OK button. The first position will start blinking.
Use the Up/Down buttons to set each position. Press OK
to move to the next position. Repeat the process until all
positions are set.
VIEWING YOUR IMAGES
OFF/EXT.FLASH
ATTENTION: Use extreme caution when enabling GEOTAGGING within your camera and uploading photographs
to the internet. This information could give someone the exact location of your camera.
Geotagging
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between:
ON - Geotagging data will be stored in the metadata
of the JPEG file.
(Remember to input the geotagging data according
to the next two screens.)
OFF - Geotagging data will not be stored.
Press the OK button to confirm the selection.
Press the Right button to move to the next screen.
VII
ln the Field
GEOTAGGING
ON
X
Important
Make sure that the camera is in the OFF position before
removing SD card.
OFF
You can download the pictures, videos, and time lapse
pictures with the aid of external devices. To download,
use an external player or card reader that is
supported by 12V DC or Mini USB Jack.
At Home
Remove the entire camera and transport to another location to download images. To connect the
camera to a PC computer, turn the camera ON, press the MENU button once to change to SETUP
Mode. Connect the USB cord (not included) between the USB out port and the PC computer. The
computer will recognize the camera as a removable drive. The unit works with Windows XP/Vista/7.
Copy the images and videos from the camera onto your PC for further editing or printing. When the
USB cable is disconnected, the camera will go back to SETUP mode.
LATITUDE
N 36º 15’ 22”
LONGITUDE
W 086º 48’ 55”
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Imprint Info
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between:
CAMERA SPECIFICATIONS
IMPRINT INFO?
YES - Camera Name, Time, etc, information will be imprinted
at the bottom of the image/video as an infromation bar
Note: Remember to input the camera name in the setup
and set the clock accordingly.
Memory & Storage
Your camera supports external SD memory cards ONLY and will accept up to a 32GB card. Using large
memory cards can slow the camera response. The camera cannot capture any photo or video without
external memory. Please insert an SD memory card to operate camera. Estimates are based on the
most common types of memory cards that can be purchased at electronic stores, office supply stores,
or online. Estimates may vary based on camera settings or environmental conditions.
X
YES
NO
NO - No information bar will be imprinted.
Press the OK button to confirm the selection. Press the Right
button to move to the next screen.
Important
Always turn the unit off when inserting or removing an SD memory card to avoid damage and ensure
that the camera properly updates the memory information.
Photo Mode
SD Card Size:
2 GB
16 GB
ENHANCED 3840 x 2160
400
3700
HIGH 2688 x 1512
900
7400
MED 1920 x 1080
1800
14900
LOW 1280 x 720
4100
33000
SD Card Size:
2 GB
16 GB
AVI 1280 x 720 (based on 10 sec video)
150
1200
Temperature
The temperature is imprinted on each photo and can
be in degrees Fahrenheit or Celsius. To change the
temperature units, press the Up/Down buttons to
highlight the desired setting. Press the OK button to
save the setting and return to the Camera Setup Menu.
TEMPERATURE
CELSIUS
X
FAHRENHEIT
Video Mode
Actual capacity will vary based on image properties.
Specifications
Operational Mode
Resolution
Still Resolutions
Video Resolutions
SD Memory Card
Format
Power Supply
Setting Camera Name
Press the OK button. Use the Up/Down and Left/Right
buttons to select an identity for your camera. For example,
you can use a name or a location; the identity you wish to
use is up to you. Set all characters and press the Right
button to go to the next screen.
CAMERA NAME
MOULTRIEC AM
Motion Detect / Time Lapse / Hybrid
8.0 MP
JPEG
Low 1280 x 720, Med 1920 x 1080,
High 2688 x 1512, Enhanced 3840 x 2160
AVI - 1280 x 720
Up to 32 GB SD card (not included)
JPEG - Still pictures, AVI - Video clips
6 C-cell Alkaline batteries (not included)
Security Code
Use the Up/Down and Left/Right buttons to select a 5-digit
security code for your camera. Press the OK button. Press the
Right button.
SECURITY CODE
Note: Please remember your security code. If the code is
lost, you can contact Moultrie customer support to reset the
password. (Charges may apply)
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Upgrade Firmware
The firmware version is displayed at the bottom of this
screen. Press Up/Down to choose setting.
UPGRADE FIRMWARE
YES
YES - To upgrade firmware.
NO - Keep current firmware.
X
Make sure that a SD card with the new firmware is inserted
into the camera. Press the OK button to make selection. Make
sure the process is completed before pressing other buttons
or powering the camera Off. Press Right button to go back to
Setup Selection screen.
NO
7 AM
X
Setting Program Sleep
When wakeup time is set, the camera will automatically
move to the Sleep option. Set the sleep time after the
wakeup time you already set. This will set the wake up and
sleep during the time lapse photography. Press the OK
button to confirm the selection.
6 AM
PROGRAM 1 SLEEP
11 AM
10 AM
X
5 MIN
9 AM
8 AM
1 MIN
30 SEC
10 SEC
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8 AM
5 AM
TIME LAPSE INTERVAL
X
Setting Multi-Program
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between 2 available
settings: 1 PROGRAM or 2 PROGRAM. This indicates the
number of cycle the camera will operate within a 24 hours
period. Press the OK button to confirm the selection. Press
the Right button to move to the next screen.
PROGRAM 1 WAKEUP
D555i – 12592
Setting Time Lapse Features
When you choose Time Lapse, the LCD Display will automatically start showing the different features
within Time Lapse. Using the navigation process, set the features to your preference.
Interval Time Setting
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between 10, 30 sec;
1, 5, 10, 15 or 30 minutes / 1, 3, 6 hours or 1 day. Press the OK
button to confirm the selection. Press the Right button to
move to the next screen.
Setting Program Wake up
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between 24 different
settings: any hour from MlDNlGHT to 11 PM. This will
determine what time the camera will wake up during the
program and begin its time lapse program. Press the OK
button to confirm the selection.
MULTI-PROGRAM
D-555i Digital Game Camera
X
2 PROGRAM
1 PROGRAM
NOTE: Repeat the above steps for each Program to be set.
Setting Photo Quality
Use the Up/Down buttons to choose between 4 image
quality settings:
1. Enhanced (8 MP): 3840 x 2160
2. High (4 MP):
2688 x 1512
3. Med (2 MP):
1920 x 1080
4. Low (0.9 MP):
1280 x 720
Press the OK button to confirm the selection.
Press the Right button to move to the next screen.
PHOTO QUALITY
ENHANCED (8MP)
D-555i Digital Game Camera
HIGH (4MP)
X
MEDIUM (2MP)
LOW (0.9MP)
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