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DC - 3190 USERMANUAL Package Contents : Argus DC - 3190 3.2MP Digital Camera 3 AAAAIkaline Batteries Camera Pouch Driver and Software CD
Table of Contents Safety and General Information . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 Getting to Know Your Camera . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 Camera Setup . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 . . Driver Installation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.3 Specifications . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . 9 Troubleshooting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1.9 Safety and General Information Thank you for purchasing the Argus DC - 3190 . We hope that you enjoy this camera for years of trouble - free operation . Please read this manual carefully before using the camera and follow the instruction to avoid any damage that could be caused by improper operation . Caution The software CD - ROM packaged with the camera is designed to be used with a personal computer only . Do not attempt to play this CD - ROM on a stereo or CD player as this may cause damage to both the disc and the CD player . This camera is a precision electronic device . Do not attempt to service this camera yourself . Opening or removing the cover may expose you to dangerous voltages or other risks . Further , avoid exposing this camera to direct sunlight as doing so could cause a fire . Before Using Your Camera Use your camera to shoot several trial images before taking pictures of important subjects to ensure proper operation . Any loss caused by the malfunction of this product ( such as 2
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Turning the Camera ON / OFF To turn the camera on , press the ON / OFF button for 2 to 3 seconds until the operation LED is lit . To turn off the camera , press the ON / OFF button for 2 seconds . The camera will also power off automatically after 30 seconds of inactivity if not connected to the computer via the USB cable . The auto power off time can be manually set as described in the Auto Power Off section of this manual . Camera Setup Taking Pictures and Recording Options Image Capture Pressing the menu button will enter the capture select menu . Press the UP or DOWN button to select the desired capture mode , then press menu button to confirm . Color Options From the Image Capture menu , press the RIGHT button to enter the Color Options menu . Press the UP or DOWN button to select the item that you wish to adjust and the menu button to enter the selected item ,
AdjustinEgxposureValue : SelectitnhgedesireoWBhiatelance : AdjustinthgeSharpness : Resolution Pressthe UPor DOWN button to select the desired resolution and press the menu button to confirm . Super : 2304X1728 High : 2048X1536 Middle : 1600X1200 Low : 1280X102 4 Quality Press the UP or DOWN button to select the preferred quality level and press the menu button to confirm .
Auto Power - Off Time Press the DOWN button to set the Auto Power - Off Time . Set the Date and Time Press the DOWN button to set date and time . If DISPLAY is selected , the date & time will show on the captured images . If you do not want the date and time on the pictures , select NO DISPLAY , Set Frequency Changing the frequency may help to reduce flicker if you usefluorescent lights . Language Pressthe UPor DOWN button to select the desired language and press the menu button to confirm .
Playback Pressing the PLAYBACK button will put the camera in preview mode . Erase , Format , and Protect While viewing an image , you can press the menu button to enter the erase menu . From this menu , press the UP or DOWN button to select erase " One " frame or " All / ' Selecting " All " will erase all images currently stored in memory or on the SD / MMC card . Press the main button to confirm file deletion . Selecting the format mode will format the memory card inside camera . Formatting the memory card will erase all images stored on it . Selecting the protected mode will protect the frame selected from deletion . If you want unprotect an image , select go to the protected picture , enter " Erase " mode as previously described , and select " Unprotect " by pressing the right button and pressing the menu button to confirm . 9
DPOF ( Digital Print Order Format ) By using DPOF , you can select an image for printing and set the quantity that you want to print . Rotation Press UP or DOWN button to select the rotation angle , and menu button to enter the selected angle . ZOOM / PAN In picture preview mode , you can ZOOM in on an image and use the PAN function to move the display range of the image . After entering the ZOOM / PAN menu , press the DOWN button to enter PAN mode and the menu button to confirm . Press the UP , DOWN , LEFT , and RIGHT buttons to view the entire display range of the picture . To cancel the PAN PAN function , press the MENU button followed bythe DOWN button to Cancel . 10
Using Your Digital Camera Taking Pictures To take a picture , frame your subject in either the LCD display or the viewfinder and press the shutter button . You will here a beeping sound to indicate that the snapshot is finished . Simultaneously , the number of available images on the LCD display will decrease by one . Use the Self - Timer To include yourself in a captured image , you can set this camera to pause 10 seconds before taking a picture . To enter the SELF - TIMER mode , press the menu button and select SELF - TIMER , then press the menu button to confirm . After you press the shutter button , the self - timer LED will blink for 10 seconds and then take a picture . Record Video Your digital camera can be used to take short video clips without sound . To enter video capture mode , press the menu button and change to the VIDEO mode . Press the menu button to confirm . After confirming VIDEO , press the shutter button to start recording video . 11
Use the Flash By pressing the flash button , you will enter the FLASH menu . You can choose FLASH AUTO , ON , or OFF . Choosing flash AUTO or ON will cause the camera to charge the flash . While the flash is charging , the LCD display will be dark and the operation LED will blink . When the LED stops blinking and the LCD display turns on , charging is completed and the flash is ready . The FLASH ON function will always use the flash , while the FLASH AUTO function will use the flash only when required by the camera . Digital Zoom Feature In the image / capture modes you can use the digital zoom feature which will allow you to take close - up images of your subject . While in capture mode , press the UP button to zoom in and the DOWN button to zoom out . Playback Pressing the Playback button enters Preview mode which will allow you to view all captured images one at a time . While in preview , you can press the DISPLAY button to change from one picture viewing to a display of nine images at a time . While viewing a single picture , pressing the UP or DOWN button will zoom in or zoom out the picture and pressing the LEFT / RIGHT buttons will change to the next or previous image . To play a video while viewing the nine picture screen , select the image with the directional buttons and then press the DISPLAY button . 12
Download Images to a Computer Enter preview mode and connect the camera to the computer via the USB cable . You will not need to install a driver for image download if you use Windows 2000 / ME / XR Simply connect the camera to PC , the LCD screen will display " MSDC " and the camera will be recognized as a removable disk , allowing you can directly copy the pictures from the camera to your computer . If you are using Windows 98SE , you must install the camera driver before attaching the camera to the computer . To install the camera drivers , please refer to the section on Installing Drivers . After the driver is installed , connect the camera to PC in while in preview mode and the computer will find a USB mass storage device and install the device driver automatically . After this process is complete , the camera will be recognized as a removable disk and the pictures can be copied to the computer . . Driver Installatk _ k _ Insert the accompanying CD into the CD - ROM drive and it should automatically open a Menu screen ( shown below ) , : i ! iiii ! ii ! ! i ! : i ! ii ! ii 13
Clickon Install Camera Driver . Click on the NEXT button to proceed to the next step .
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Software Installation On the Main menu , click on Install Arcsoft Photo Impression 4 and the Choose Setup Lane uare screen will appear . Click on the OK button to proceed with the software installation , Click on the NEXT button to proceed to the next step , 16
Pleasere _ d t _ ef _ l , , , _ , Jn _ gicen _ e _ ree _ t c _ rebb Click on the YES button and the next screen will ask for the location where you want to save this program . 8 _ _ 01 _ l _ s _ [ P _ o _ e [ r _ presqe _ I _ t _ ef _ AIo _ ir , r _ le d _ By default , this program will be saved within C : \ Programs Files \ Arcsoft \ Photolmpression4 , Click on the Next button to proceed . 17
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Chapter 5 : Specifications : * 3 in 1mode : Digital Still Camera mode : image Capture PCCamera mode : video Capturing / Conferendng Camcorder mode : Video clips * Sensor : CMOS sensor , 3 Mega pixel * Lens : F = 3.0f = & 3S * Focus Range : 1 . SMto infinity * Illumination : 100 - 16000 ( lux ) * Shutter Speed : Electronic shutter 1 / 20 - 1 / 6000 s * Image Resolution : Super ( 2304Xl 728 ) / High ( 2048X1536 ) / Medium ( 1600X1200 ) / Low ( 1280Xl 024 ) for image Capture VGA ( 640X480 ) / QVGA ( 320X240 ) for PCcamera mode QVGA ( 320X240 ) / QCIF ( 192X144 ) for Video Recording mode * Memory : Internal 16MBFlash External SD and MMC card compatible % elf Timer : 10 secs * ZOOM : 8X Digital Zoom * Color LCD screen : 1.5 inch TFT Display * Flash mode : On / Auto / Off * Battery : 3 AAA ( alkaline / 1 . SV ) * Interface : USB1 . 1 Minimum System Requirements CPU : Pentium III 800MHz and higher OS : Windows 98SE / 2000 / ME / XP Memory : 128MBand higher DiskSpace : At least 2SOMBspace free CD - ROM Drive Troubleshooting Camera will not turn on Battery is not properly installed - remove and reinstall the batteries . Insufficient battery voltage - Do not use old batteries or batteries with mixed battery life 19
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Subjeicntrecordeimdagiestoodark Insufficielingthtforshooting Set the flash On , or adjust the exposure compensation to a positive ( + ) setting . Flickering on Icd screen or recorded image Incorrect frequency setting Check the correct anti - flicker frequency ( SOHz or 60Hz ) under fluorescent light setting . Picture download problem Flash disk does not display images recorded . The camera will load two removable flash drives on your computer under MSDC mode . The first drive is the external SD or MMC cartridge and the second drive is the recorded images saved in the built - in memory of the camera . In cases when the removable flash drive names coincide with those already assigned by the computer in the network , you need to reassign the name for the removable flash disks : Right click < My Computer > Manage Disk Management . Right click blue bar of removable disk which is on line Change Drive Letter & Paths Change Assign the Following Drive Letter ( assign an unused drive name ) OK Open the new renamed removable flash drive to download recorded pictures 21