OWNER’S MANUAL WIC5200 Wireless Inspection Camera With Recording Color LCD Monitor TABLE OF CONTENTS Welcome ...................................................................... 1 Packing List .................................................................. 2 Component / Controls ................................................. 3 Installation .................................................................... 4 Operation .................................................................... 6 Monitor Operation ....................................................... 9 Caution ...................................................................... 16 FCC Information ........................................................ 16 Troubleshooting ......................................................... 17 Specifications ............................................................. 18 Warranty ..................................................................... 19 INTRODUCTION Please keep your purchase receipt in a safe place. You may register your product online at www.whistlergroup.com. For warranty verification purposes, a copy of your dated store receipt must accompany any unit sent in for warranty work. If the unit is returned without a dated store receipt, an out of warranty service charge will be applied. Note: Your warranty period begins at the time of purchase. The warranty is validated only by dated store receipt! Please record the serial numbers (located on the back on the monitor and bottom of the handheld unit) in the space provided in the warranty section of this manual. Enjoy your Whistler Inspection Camera. Sincerely, The Whistler Group, Inc. Packing List Welcome Congratulations on your purchase of our inspection video camera with color LCD monitor with video out capabilities. Please read the user manual carefully before using this product. This product is designed as a remote inspection device, appropriate for use in surveying pipes or other hard-to-reach places, equipment or furnishing installation, car repair, etc. If you have any question concerning the operation of this Whistler product please call: Customer Service 1-800-531-0004 Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM CST or visit: www.whistlergroup.com 9mm Camera with 3.3 ft. Tube Handheld Unit 3.5 in. LCD Monitor USB Cable Magnet Accessory Clip Mirror Accessory Clip Hook Accessory Clip Accessory Collar Video Cable Power Adapter 2 FEATURE DESCRIPTION Camera Unit INSTALLATION Installing the Camera Flexible Tube Power Indicator When connecting the camera tube to the handheld unit, make sure that the keyed ends are properly aligned. Once they are lined up, finger tighten the knob to hold the connector in place. 3.3 ft. Camera Tube Signal Output Keyed end plugs into socket Finger tighten the knurled knob Power ON / OFF LED Brightness Control Install the Accessories The three (3) included accessories (mirror, hook and magnet) are all attached to the tube in the same way as illustrated below: 9mm Camera Lens with LEDS Monitor Power Indicator 3.5in. LCD Display Menu Right Record Video Power ON / OFF Image Rotation Take Picture Delete/ Zoom Left OK 3 Place hook into hole at end of tube. Place rubber ring around camera head and hook. Play Video 4 INSTALLATION Install Monitor for Wired Use This product also supports wired use by connecting the monitor to the camera. Connect AC Adapter Connect the adapter to the monitor and then plug the adapter into a wall outlet. The power indicators on the handheld unit and the monitor will light red, which indicates the monitor and the handheld unit are charging at the same time and they will turn off after fully charged. The product can be used while charging. INSTALLATION Install Extension Tube (Optional) To connect the extension tube, first align the keyed end with the slot in the handle. Use slight force to push them together. Once properly aligned, twist the threaded knob clockwise until the connection is securely in place. Repeat this process to connect the other end of the extension tube to the flexible camera tube. Insert SD Card (Optional) After the SD Card is inserted properly, the monitor will indicate icon; otherwise, icon will appear. NOTE: Monitor must be attached to handheld unit when charging. Connect USB Cable Video Out Insert the video cable into the Video Out jack on the side of the unit. Insert the other end of the video cable to a video in on a TV or other video monitor system. The unit will provide high quality video to an external monitor. 5 Use the USB cable to connect the monitor to a PC. The USB online icon appears on the PC. Open My Computer, find the Mobile Disk icon. The video/picture files in the SD card can be copied, cut or played back. 6 OPERATION Operation Rotate the ON/OFF switch to turn on the camera. The power indicator on top of the handheld unit will illuminate. The switch then acts as a dimmer of the LED’s, that surrounds the camera and provide high quality lighting. OPERATION Rotate the ON/OFF switch to adjust display brightness. Press the button to digital zoom the image. Zoom capacity of 1.5x, 2x and 3x. Press and hold on the Power ON/OFF button on monitor for 2 seconds, the power indicator will be green and the picture will display on LCD display. Quick press the power button to turn ON/OFF icons and image orientation. Gently guide the tube into the desired location. Slight adjustments can be made while maneuvering the head in a forward direction. IMPORTANT: The flexible tube can be bent to accommodate exploration in a variety of locations. • Quick press 1st to turn OFF icons • Quick press 2nd-4th to orientate the images • Quick press 5th to recover the image and turn on the icons • Continue presses will repeat above operations Image orientation as below: 7 The accessories can be used to retrieve small items such as screws or rings. 8 MONITOR OPERATION MONITOR OPERATION Recording Video Note: Icon Icon NOTE: The video will be automatically saved as an individual file every 30 minutes. “Memory Full” appears on the LCD screen to indicate that the SD card memory is full. For playback video: Press the or button to select your desired video, and then press OK button to playback. Pause: press the OK button once to pause, press again to resume play. Fast Forward: press and hold on the button for about 2 seconds . Fast Backward: press and hold on the button for about 2 seconds. Stop/Exit: press the MENU button. 1. In real-time monitoring mode, press the button to begin recording. 2. Press again to stop recording and save video. next to a file name indicates that the file is a video. next to a file indicates that the file is a picture. Taking photos In real-time monitoring mode, press the button to take a photo. NOTE: “Memory Full” appears on the LCD screen to indicate that the SD card memory is full. Playback Video/Picture 1. In real-time monitoring mode, press the button to toggle to the video/picture folder. 2. Press the and buttons to select your desired folder, and then the press OK button to toggle to the right interface: 9 For viewing images: Press the or button to select your desired image, press OK or MENU button to view and press again to exit. Deleting Video/Picture 1. In real-time monitoring mode, press the button to toggle to the video/picture folder. 2. Press the or button to select your desired folder, and then press OK button. 3. Press the or button to select your desired file, and then press the button. 4. Press the or button to toggle between and , that is, to cancel or delete. Once you have highlighted your desired selection, press the OK button. 10 MONITOR OPERATION MONITOR OPERATION Language Setting 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘SYSTEM SETTING’, and then press OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Language’, and then press OK button, the following interface will appear: 3. Press the or button to select your desired language 4. Press OK button to confirm and press MENU button to exit. Deleting Folder Deleting a folder is done in the same way as deleting a single file. Video System Setting How to enter the Setting Mode In real-time monitoring mode, press the MENU button: 11 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘SYSTEM SETTING’, and then press OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Video System’ and then press OK button. 3. Press the or button to toggle between NTSC and PAL. Once your desired system is selected, press OK button to confirm and press the MENU button to exit. 12 MONITOR OPERATION Formatting 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘SYSTEM SETTING ’, and then press the OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Format’, and then press OK button. 3. Press the or button to toggle between YES and NO, that is, to format or cancel. Press the OK button to confirm and press the MENU button to exit. Default Setup 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘SYSTEM SETTING ’, and then press OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Default Setup’ and then press OK button. 3. Press the or button to toggle between YES and NO, that is to restore default or cancel. 4. Press the OK button to confirm and press the MENU button to exit. 13 MONITOR OPERATION View Version Information 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘SYSTEM SETTING’, and then press OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Version’ and then press OK button. You will now be able to view the version details of your product. Date/Time Setting 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘Date/Time’ and then press OK button, The right interface will appear: 2. Press OK button to select Date or Time; Press the or button to adjust selection; Press the MENU button to confirm and exit. Frame Rate Setting 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘RECORDER SETTING’, and then press the OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Frame Rate’ and then press the OK button. 3. Press the or button to toggle between different frame rates. Once your desired rate is selected, press OK button to confirm and press the MENU button to exit. 14 MONITOR OPERATION Time Stamp Setting 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘RECORDER SETTING’, and then press OK button. 2. Press the or button to select ‘Time Stamp’ and then press OK button. 3. Press the and buttons to toggle between On and Off. Once your desired selection is made, press the OK button to confirm and press the MENU button to exit. FCC INFORMATION CAUTION: • Do not expose the monitor or handheld unit dripping or splashing liquids. • Turn off camera and monitor when not in use. • Use only the AC adaptor and cable supplied with the unit. • Properly dispose of the batteries. Exposure to high temperatures can cause the batteries to explode. Do not dispose of the batteries in a fire. When stored, place tape over the terminals to prevent direct contact with other objects. Some countries have regulations concerning battery disposal. Please follow all applicable regulations. FCC Information Event Playback 1. In the setting mode, press the or button to select ‘EVENT PLAYBACK’, and then press the OK button. 2. For other operations see Playback of Video/Picture, Deleting Video/Picture, and Deleting Folder section for guidance. 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, (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. IMPORTANT: FCC requirements state that changes or modifications not expressly approved by Whistler could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. FCC ID: TW5GB8863 15 16 TROUBLESHOOTING SPECIFICATIONS Troubleshooting Why won’t the monitor turn on? • Make sure that the monitor has been charged at least overnight before first use. Press the reset button on the unit. Message on monitor says to “See Manual for Troubleshooting“. • Make sure that the handheld unit is turned on and that the camera tube is properly attached to the handheld unit. The power light comes on but nothing shows on the screen? • This could be due to weak batteries in the handheld. Replace batteries. • Is the camera tube fully inserted to the handheld unit? When connecting the camera tube to the handheld unit, make sure the keyed ends are properly aligned. Once they are lined up, press in firmly and then finger tighten the knob to hold the connector in place. Why is my picture upside down? • Simply press the image orientation button or move the camera tube to properly orient the image. What is the maximum depth the waterproof camera can be submerged? • Approximately 12 feet - the camera extension limit of the unit. Camera tube has a rating of IP67. Why does the video look “Scrambled”? • There are two video formats that the inspection camera can be set to: NTSC format which is used in North America. The PAL format is used in Europe and other overseas countries. Enter the menu selection and check the video format to make sure the monitor is in NTSC format. What format are the pictures and movies saved as? • Still images are saved in a .jpg format. Movies are saved in a .avi format, with video resolution at 640x480 pixels. Video Output, will display live video or will it only display playback of recorded video? • When connected to a different monitor the unit will display live video as well as picture and recorded playback. 17 18 WARRANTY WARRANTY Consumer Warranty This Whistler product is warranted to the original purchaser for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase against all defects in materials and workmanship, when purchased from an authorized Whistler retailer. This limited warranty is void if the unit is abused, misused, modified, installed improperly, or if the housing and/or serial numbers have been removed. There are no express warranties covering this product other than those set forth in this warranty. All express or implied warranties for this product are limited to one (1) year. Whistler is not liable for damages arising from the use, misuse, or operation of this product including but not limited to loss of time, inconvenience, loss of use of your product or property damage caused by your product or its failure to work, or any other incidental or consequential damages including personal injury. 1. Ship the unit in the original carton or in a suitable sturdy equivalent, fully insured, with return receipt requested to: DO NOT RETURN ITEM TO STORE WHERE PURCHASED. FOR WARRANTY INFORMATION, CONTACT WHISTLER CUSTOMER SERVICE AT 1-800-531-0004. Representatives are available to answer your questions Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. CST Service Under Warranty During the warranty period, defective units will be repaired or replaced (with the same or a comparable model), at Whistler’s option, without charge to the purchaser when returned prepaid, with dated proof of purchase to the address below. Units returned without dated proof of purchase will be considered out of warranty and therefore are not covered by the described Limited Warranty. (Refer to Service Out of Warranty section.) Due to the specialized equipment necessary for testing Whistler products, there are no authorized service centers other than Whistler. When returning a unit for service under warranty, please follow these instructions: 19 Whistler Repair Dept. 1412 South 1st St. Rogers, AR 72756 Please allow 3 weeks turnaround time. IMPORTANT: Whistler will not assume responsibility for loss or damage incurred in shipping. Therefore, please ship your unit insured with return receipt requested. CODs will not be accepted! 2. Include with your unit the following information, clearly printed: • Your name and physical street address for shipping (no PO Boxes), a daytime telephone number, and an email address (if applicable). • A detailed description of the problem (e.g.,“device will not power ON”). • A copy of your dated proof of purchase or bill of sale. 3. Be certain your unit is returned with its serial number. Units without serial numbers are not covered under warranty. IMPORTANT: To validate that your unit is within the warranty period, make sure you keep a copy of your dated proof of purchase. For warranty verification purposes, a copy of your dated store receipt must accompany any Whistler product sent in for warranty work. Service Out Of Warranty Units will be repaired at “out of warranty” service rates when: • The unit’s original warranty has expired. • A dated proof of purchase is not supplied. • The unit has been returned without its serial number. • The unit has been misused, abused, modified, installed improperly, or had its housing removed. 20 WARRANTY The minimum out of warranty service fee for your Whistler WIC5200 is $75.00 (U.S.). If you require out of warranty service, please return your unit as outlined in the section “Service Under Warranty” along with a cashier’s check or money order in the amount of $75.00. Payment may also be made by MasterCard, VISA or American Express. Personal checks are not accepted. In the event repairs cannot be covered by the minimum service fee, you will be contacted by a Whistler technical service specialist who will outline options available to you. IMPORTANT: When returning your unit for service, be certain to include a daytime telephone number and an email address (if applicable). Customer Service If you have questions concerning the operation of your Whistler product, or require service during or after the warranty period, please call Customer Service at 1-800-531-0004. Representatives are available to answer your questions Monday Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (CST) or visit the F.A.Q.’s at www.whistlergroup.com. CORPORATE HEADQUARTERS 1716 SW Commerce Dr. Ste.8 Bentonville, AR 72712 Toll Free (800) 531-0004 TEL (479) 273-6012 FX (479) 273-2927 www.whistlergroup.com CUSTOMER RETURN CENTER 1412 South 1st St. Rogers, AR 72756 Consumer Service Tel (800) 531-0004 Email: email@example.com 21 P/N 02A15 © 2015 The Whistler Group, Inc.
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