Using the Camera. Dell XPS M1530, M1530

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Using the Camera

The camera and its integrated dual digital microphones allow you to take photos and videos and to communicate visually and verbally with other computer users. The blue camera light appears when the camera is turned on.

For more information about camera features, see "Specifications" on page 161.

NOTE:

It is normal for the camera to feel warm to the touch when the computer is running and when the camera is in use.

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3 dual digital microphones 1 camera indicator 2 camera

Accessing the Camera’s Help File

To access the camera’s Video Software Help file, right-click the icon in the notification area and click Launch Webcam Center. Click Help from the menu and select Contents.

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Manually Adjusting the Camera Settings

If you do not want the camera to use automatic settings, you can manually adjust the camera settings.

1 Right-click the icon in the notification area and click

Launch Webcam Console.

2 In the Webcam Console window:

• Click the Camera tab to adjust video settings, such as contrast and brightness.

• Click the Effects tab to adjust audio settings, such as the volume level.

For more information about camera settings and other camera-related topics, see the camera’s

Video Software Help file (see "Accessing the Camera’s Help

File" on page 71).

Creating a Picture or a Video

1 Click the icon in the notification area and click Launch Webcam Center.

2 To take a picture, click the Photo Capture tab and then click Start.

To record a video, click the Video Recording tab and then click Start.

The blue camera light turns on. You can now direct the camera to point at the object or person that you want to record. The screen shows you the camera target view.

3 To take a picture, click Capture.

To record a video, click Record.

Unless you designate a different location, the picture or video is automatically saved to the My Documents →Dell Webcam Center folder on your hard drive.

For more information about creating pictures or videos, see the camera’s

Video Software Help file (see "Accessing the Camera’s Help File" on page 71).

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Key Features

  • Intel® Core™2 Duo T9300 2.5 GHz
  • 39.1 cm (15.4") 1280 x 800 pixels 16:10
  • 4 GB DDR2-SDRAM 667 MHz 2 x 2 GB
  • 320 GB
  • NVIDIA GeForce Go 8600M GT
  • Bluetooth 2.0+EDR
  • 90 W
  • Windows Vista Home Premium

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