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Whistler WIC-5200 User Guide
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
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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
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Place hook into hole at end of tube. Place rubber ring around
camera head and hook.
Play Video
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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.
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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.
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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:
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The accessories can be used to retrieve small items such as screws
or rings.
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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:
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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.
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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:
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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.
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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:
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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.
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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: info@whistlergroup.com
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