Elmo | QBiC MS-1 | QBiC APP for PC INSTRUCTION MANUAL

QBiC APP for PC
INSTRUCTION MANUAL
Copyright 2014 ELMO CO., LTD. All Rights Reserved.
Table of contents
BEFORE YOU USE .................................................................................................... 3
PREPARATIONS OF QBiC APP FOR PC ................................................................. 4
DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE ............................................................................. 4
INSTALL THE SOFTWARE ................................................................................... 4
UPDATING THE SOFTWARE ................................................................................... 5
CONNECTING QBiC MS-1 TO A COMPUTER OVER WiFi .................................... 6
HOW TO USE QBiC APP FOR PC ............................................................................. 7
STARTING SCREEN .............................................................................................. 7
PREVIEW SCREEN ................................................................................................ 7
TRADEMARKS ......................................................................................................... 16
LICENSE ................................................................................................................... 16
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BEFORE YOU USE
■ QBiC APP for PC is dedicated software for QBiC MS-1. The software cannot be used
without QBiC MS-1.
■ Some functions are different between QBiC APP for PC and QBiC APP for
smartphone.
■ The setting items to be displayed may be different or some setting items may not be
displayed depending on the firmware version of QBiC MS-1.
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PREPARATIONS OF QBiC APP FOR PC
This section describes the preparations of QBiC APP for PC.
Supported OS:
*
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1
QBiC APP for PC connects to QBiC MS-1 via the wireless LAN. Your computer
needs to support the wireless LAN or you need to prepare a wireless LAN
module (sold separately).
Wireless LAN standard: IEEE802.11 b/g/n
DOWNLOAD THE SOFTWARE
Download “QBiC APP for PC” from the following QBiC MS-1 official website.
QBiC MS-1 official website:
http://www.elmoqbic.com/ms1/
INSTALL THE SOFTWARE
Install the software according to the following procedure.
1.
Log on to your computer with the Administrator account.
Start “QBiC_APP_for_PC_Setup.msi” that you have downloaded.
2.
Follow the instructions displayed on the screen to install the software.
A message may be displayed depending on the computer environment.
Accept the installation of the software issued by “ELMO COMPANY, LIMITED” to
continue the installation.
3.
Once the installation is completed the software is registered under the following
location: [Program files] - [ELMO] - [QBiC APP for PC]
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UPDATING THE SOFTWARE
Update the software according to the following instructions.
1.
Start QBiC APP for PC.
2.
Click “Update”.
*
You need to connect your computer to the Internet to perform the software update.
When your computer is not connected to the Internet, the following window will be
displayed.
*
You cannot update your QBiC MS-1 with this procedure. Refer to the QBiC MS-1
official website for details about the updating procedure for QBiC MS-1.
http://www.elmoqbic.com/ms1/
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CONNECTING QBiC MS-1 TO A COMPUTER
OVER WiFi
Connect QBiC MS-1 to your computer according to the following steps:
1.
Check the SSID and KEY of QBiC MS-1.
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The default setting values are in the back of QBiC MS-1.
2.
Start QBiC MS-1.
3.
From your computer, go to [Start] - [Control Panel] - [Network and Sharing
Center]. Then click [Connect to the Network].
4.
Select the SSID and click [Connect].
5.
Enter the KEY and click [OK].
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The QBiC APP for PC cannot be used when QBiC MS-1 and your computer are
connected with the USB cable.
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HOW TO USE QBiC APP FOR PC
STARTING SCREEN
The following starting screen appears when the software is started.
(1)
(2)
(1) Connect
To connect to QBiC MS-1.
(2) Update
To update QBiC APP for PC.
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When QBiC MS-1 and your computer are connected via WiFi, the starting screen
will not be displayed, and the preview screen will be displayed instead. (The WiFi
connection will be automatically established when QBiC MS-1 is started.)
PREVIEW SCREEN
The following preview screen appears when your computer is connected to QBiC MS-1.
(4)
(1)
(3)
(2)
(5)
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(1) Remaining battery level
To indicate the remaining battery level.
0%
1% ~ 30%
31% ~ 60%
61% ~ 100%
Power feeding state
(2) Live video viewing
To display the live video.
(3) Setting item display area
To display the setting items for Basic settings and Advanced settings.
(4) Basic settings
To display the basic setting items such as Grid and Angle.
(5) Advanced settings
To display the advanced setting items such as Metering and Distortion correction.
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Basic settings
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(1) Grid
To change the grid display during the live video viewing.
Single display
Quad display
3x3 display
Diagonal display
(2) Angle
To change the angle of view.
185°
165°
135°
(3) White balance
To change the white balance.
<When set to Auto>
AUTO
Night
Sunny
Cloudy
Incandescent light
Fluorescent light
<When set to Manual>
Color temperature range: 3000K ~8000K
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When setting to Manual, set the “Auto White Balance Setting (Page 13)” to
OFF”.
(4) Self-timer
To set the self-timer.
OFF
5 seconds
10 seconds
30 seconds
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(5) Wide dynamic range
To switch between On and Off of the WDR(Wide Dynamic Range).
OFF
ON
(6) Exposure
To change the exposure level.
<When set to Auto>
+2
+1
0
-1
-2
<When set to Manual>
Shutter speed: 1/8000[s]~1/30[s]
Gain level:
*
0[dB]~36[dB]
When setting to Manual, set the “Auto Exposure Setting (Page 13)” to
OFF”.
(7) Resolution
To change the resolution of the video.
1080p / 60fps
1080p / 30fps
720p / 120fps High Speed
*1
720p / 60fps
720p / 30fps
WVGA / 240fps High Speed *2
*1 -- Recorded at 4x speed and played at 1/4x speed. The sound is not recorded.
*2 -- Recorded at 8x speed and played at 1/8x speed. The sound is not recorded.
*
Flickering may occur when the recording (movie recording or photo
recording) is performed at high-speed setting under illumination such
as a fluorescent light.
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Advanced settings
(1)
(2)
(3)
(4)
(5)
(6)
(7)
(8)
(9)
(10)
(11)
(12)
(13)
(14)
(15)
(16)
(17)
(18)
(19)
(20)
(21)
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(1) Metering
To change the method for measuring light.
Center-weighted
Overall mean
(2) Distortion correction
To correct the image distortion.
OFF
*
ON
The Distortion Correction cannot be set to ON when the resolution is set to
WVGA / 240fps High Speed.
(3) Hand-shake correction
To correct the hand-shake effect in the image during the video recording.
OFF
*
ON
When using Hand-shake correction during the shooting, set the WiFi to
OFF in advance.
*
The Hand-shake correction cannot be set to ON when the resolution is set
to 720p / 120fps High Speed or WVGA / 240fps High Speed.
(4) Image rotation
To rotate the image by 180°.
OFF
*
ON
The Image Rotation cannot be set to ON when the resolution is set to
WVGA / 240fps.
(5) Photo shooting mode
To change the recording mode when recording photos.
Single
Burst
Interval
(6) Burst shooting interval
To change the intervals during the Burst recording.
2fps : 10 frames
5fps : 10 frames
60fps : 10 frames
(7) Interval recording time
To change the intervals during the Interval recording.
00:00:02 ~ 24:00:00
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(8) Audio recording settings (Level)
To set the level of recording sound.
Level: 0 ~ 10
(9) Audio recording settings (Balance)
To set the balance of recording sound.
Balance: L5 ~ 0 ~ R5
*
The more the value is closer to L5, the bigger the left side sound is
recorded. The more the value is closer to R5, the bigger the right side
sound is recorded.
(10) Auto power off
To set the time for “Auto power off”.
OFF
60 seconds
120 seconds
300 seconds
(11) Camera WiFi auto-off
To automatically turn off the WiFi of the camera after 5 minutes of “no
connection” status between the camera and QBiC APP/ QBiC APP for PC.
OFF
ON
(12) White Balance auto setting
To ON/OFF the Auto White Balance. When set to OFF, the White Balance can
be set manually.
(13) Exposure auto setting
To ON/OFF the Auto Exposure. When set to OFF, the Exposure level can be set
manually.
(14) Camera AP mode settings
To change the network setting.
SSID:Random alphanumeric characters and some symbols: 1 digit - 32 digits
KEY:Random alphanumeric characters and some symbols: 8 digits- 63 digits
*
The camera will automatically update the network setting after the change.
You will need to change the network setting of your computer accordingly
after the camera is restarted
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Some symbols: “@”, “-“, “_”
(15) Network setting initialization
To initialize the network setting.
(16) Movie file setting
To split a movie file into smaller files of a set playback time.
1 minute
3 minutes
5 minutes
10 minutes
30 minutes
(17) Camera operation sound
To change the volume of the operation sound of the camera.
0% ~ 100%
(18) Time synchronization
You can synchronize the time setting on the camera with your computer.
ON
OFF
(19) Camera SD card format
To format the microSD card.
(20) Camera setting initialization
To initialize the camera settings.
*
The network setting will not be initialized.
(21) Information
To display the information about the firmware version of QBiC MS-1, software
version and license.
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TRADEMARKS
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and ELMO QBiC are registered trademarks of ELMO Co., Ltd.

WiFi is a trademark or registered trademark of WiFi Alliance.

All other company/product names described in this manual are trademarks or
registered trademarks of their respective companies. We do not use the ™ or ®
mark to indicate these trademarks or registered trademarks in this manual
LICENSE
This product uses open source software. Under the request of the copyright holder of the
open source software, ELMO is obliged to provide the following information to the user.
6X1MWMA09 R3_Xxx
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