ADS Technologies USB TURBO 2.0 WEB CAM User`s guide

USB Turbo 2.0 WebCam
User’s Guide
12627 Hidden Creek Way
Cerritos CA, 90703
phone 562.926.1928
fax 562.926.0518
support 562.926.4338
Table of Contents
A letter from the President of ADS . . . . . . . . . 3
Package Contents/System Requirements . . . . . . . 4
USB Turbo 2.0 WebCam Installation Guide . . . . . 5
Help Resources . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
Service and Warranty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
FCC Information. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
© 2002 ADS Technologies. All Rights Reserved
First Edition: Revision 2.0 October, 2002
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not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
The information furnished within this written document is for information purposes only and is
subject to change without notice. ADS Technologies assumes no responsibility or liability for any
errors or inaccuracies that may appear herein. ADS makes no commitment to update or to keep
current information contained within this document. (rtt)
A Letter from the President of ADS Technologies
“Connect, Create, and Store”
At ADS Technologies, Inc. we bring the best and latest multimedia technology to your PC. Our
products allow you to “Connect, Create and Store”.
CONNECT with our line of USB and 1394 Host and Hub devices. Today, external bus
technologies such as USB and FireWire/1394 let you connect hundreds of devices to your PC or
MAC. We have the connectivity solutions that allow you to get the most out of USB and 1394
CREATE audio and video productions with our line of video capture and editing solutions.
We have video editing solutions to fit everyone’s needs, ranging from the novice level to the
professional level.
STORE that multimedia masterpiece with one of our 1394 storage solutions. Today’s multimedia
files are getting larger and larger. You need solutions that help you easily and cost effectively store
your work; we’ve got those solutions.
More than ever, my goal has been to bring new technologies to the consumer market at affordable
prices and with significant value to you, our customer.
ADS products are easy to use. Most of our products are Plug-and-Play, easy to install and offer
software to help get the best value out of the hardware product. And if you do need help, we will do
our best to support you. We want every customer to be a happy ADS
The combination of technology innovation, affordability, quality, value and support has made our
products award-winners in the press and at conventions. More over they are winners with our
I wish to thank you for choosing ADS Technologies and I hope you enjoy your new multimedia
Michael McCoy
Package Contents:
Fig. A:
USB Turbo 2.0 WebCam
iSPQ Video Chat software
Yahoo Messenger
Microsoft® Netmeeting
TeVeo Live Web Cam
User’s Guide
Extendable Tripod (see Fig. A)
Pull the legs out as
shown by the arrow to
extend and push back in
to retract.
System Requirements:
• Intel Pentium III / Pentium 4 / AMD Athlon /
Duron CPU’s 1 GHz and above
• 128 MB RAM
• CD-ROM Drive for Loading Application Software
• 100 MB of Hard Drive Space for Application Software
• One Available High Speed USB 2.0 Port
• Internet Connection for Video Conferecing
• iSPQ VideoChat
• Yahoo Messenger
• Microsoft NetMeeting
• iVisit
• TeVeo Live 2.1
Installation Instructions:
Windows XP / 2000
Hardware Installation
Do not connect the device to the USB port at this time.
INSTALL Device Drivers FIRST !
STEP 1. (Installing Drivers for the USB 2.0 WebCam)
A. Insert the USB 2.0 WebCam CD. You will then see this screen:
B. From the Auto-Run Install screen Click “INSTALL DRIVERS” first.
C. Make sure you are connected to the INTERNET at this time.
D. INSTALL “iSPQ VideoChat” and other applications
E. RESTART your computer
STEP 2. (Connecting the USB 2.0 WebCam)
Make sure the USB 2.0 WebCam CD is in your CD ROM drive.
Connect the USB 2.0 WebCam Device directly to your USB 2.0 port on the
motherboard or USB 2.0 add-in card.
The following windows will appear as you connect the USB 2.0 WebCam. It may take
a minute or two to configure each component. Please follow these steps accordingly
Note: Windows 2000 prompts
will look slightly different for all
the pictures depicted here.
• Click next. Your USB 2.0
WebCam Hardware is being
Note: When you click “Finish”,
Audio Drivers necessary for
Video Conferencing will also
be installed.
• Click Finish.
To verify proper hardware installation, check the System Device Manager:
1.) Click Start
2.) Select Settings, Control Panel. This will open the Windows Control
3.) Double Click “System”
When the System Properties appears, click on the Device Manager tab.
For testing purposes, we have included “amcap.exe”, a Microsoft application that can
access video devices. You can find amcap.exe in the “CD:/SOFWARE/MICROSOFT”
directory on the CD.
Extra Feature: Located on top of your WebCam, there is a button that you can press
to take snapshots.
Installing iSPQ (Eye-Speak) Software:
Note: Windows 2000 prompts will
look slightly different for all the
pictures depicted here.
• When you begin installing your
iSPQ software, a wizard like this
one will open. Click “Next”.
• Click “Yes”.
• Click “Next”.
• Click “Next”.
• Click “Next”.
Note: The program will now begin
installing into your system.
• After the program is installed,
click “Finish” and reboot your
system. You are now ready to
use iSPQ.
Easy capture and preview from your WebCam. Take snapshots or capture live
video from your webcam. Preview video up to 640x480 resolution on your
computer screen.
To install, click the “CameraView” button on the Autorun screen then follow the
installation instructions.
ADS Web Site:
Support Online:
We are constantly adding more information to the On-Line Help section of our web
site. Click the “Support” button on the home page and select your product. Here
you find support F.A.Q.’s with questions and answers to common issues, downloads,
patches, manuals, and other resource material to help you get the most out of your
For Specific software questions:
Check the iSPQ web site:
For Hardware questions:
Check the ADS web site:
E-mail ADS for help: - click e-mail link on support page
Call ADS for help:
Support Hours:
M-F 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM PST
Service and Warranty:
If you require assistance with the installation, operation, or application of your ADS Technologies, Inc. product there are
several options available to you as described in the technical support section of this manual. Your primary source for
information and assistance is always your computer store or computer parts dealer. If your ADS product needs repair or
replacement, contact your dealer for on-site repair service.
The ADS Technologies technical support and customer service staff can aid in solving many problems. Our technical
support department is available to repair any ADS Technologies product. You or your dealer must return products to our
factory for repair or warranty replacement.
If you need to return your ADS Technologies product you should return the product directly to the dealer or store where
you purchased the product. Each individual computer store or dealer sets product returns policies for their customers.
ADS Technologies, Inc. cannot be responsible for the actions or policies set by our dealers. If you desire to return the
product for a refund, you must get the refund from the dealer or store you purchased the product from. If you purchased
the product directly from ADS please see the “Terms and Conditions of Sale” on the reverse side of your sales invoice.
Returns to ADS Technologies, Inc. are for repair or warranty replacement only. If you need to return product to
ADS Technologies, Inc. for repair or replacement you must follow these steps:
1. Call our Technical Support department at (562) 926-4338 to obtain a Return Merchandise
Authorization (RMA) number.
2. The RMA number is valid for 30 days.
3. Ship the product to the ADS factory with the RMA number marked on the inside and
outside of the package. If there is no RMA number on the package or the RMA number
has expired, the shipment will be refused. ADS will not be liable for lost or mis-shipped
4. Replacement product cannot be shipped to you until the defective product has been
received by ADS.
5. Once the product is received at the factory it will be tested and then repaired or replaced.
6. Turn around time is approximately one week. A repaired or replacement product will be
shipped back to you.
This ADS Technologies, Inc. product comes with a One (1) year hardware warranty.
ADS Technologies, Inc. (ADS) warrants this product against defects in material and workmanship for a period of One (1)
year from the date of original purchase from ADS or an authorized ADS dealer.
This warranty applies only to the original purchase of the product and is not transferable. This warranty does not cover any
incompatibilities due to the user’s computer, hardware, software or other related system configuration in which the product
interfaces. Proof of purchase will be required before any warranty consideration by ADS occurs.
This warranty does not cover any damage caused by negligence, non-authorized modifications, or parts installed without
prior written permission from ADS.
This warranty does not apply if the product has been damaged by accident, abuse, or misapplication, nor as a result of
service to the product by anyone other than ADS.
If your ADS product is not in working order, your only recourse is repair or warranty replacement, as described above.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES will ADS Technologies, Inc. be liable for consequential damages, including but not limited
to any lost savings, lost profits, or any other damages, caused by the use of any ADS Technologies, Inc. product or inability
to use the product, even if the dealer or ADS Technologies, Inc. has been advised of such liability or other claims. This
includes damage to property and, to the extent permitted by law, damages for personal injury. This warranty is in lieu of all
other warranties including implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
FCC Information
Federal communications Commission Radio Frequency Interference Statement
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply 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 when the
equipment is operated in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy
and if not installed and used in accordance with the instruction manual may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment
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:
* Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
* Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
* Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is
* Consult the dealer or an experienced radio TV technician for help.
(1) The changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for
compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.
(2) Shielded interface cables and AC power cord, if any, must be used in order comply with
the emission limits.
North America Office
12627 Hidden Creek Way
Cerritos, CA 90703
Phone: (562) 926-1928
Fax: (562) 926-0518
Support: (562) 926-4338
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Shannon Co. Clare, Ireland
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