Vivitar Vivicam 55 User Guide (en)

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1. Shutter button
2. Flash
3. Self-timer LED
4. Viewfinder
5. Lens
6. Tripod socket
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 Power button
8. Viewfinder
BATT.
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9. Status LED
10.Status LCD
11.MODE Mode button
12.  Flash button
13.USB connector
14.Strap eyelet
15.Battery cover
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1. Self-timer mode
2. Battery level
3. Movie mode
4. PC camera mode
5. Available number of shots
6. Burst mode
7. Low resolution
8. Flash mode
9. High resolution
10.Delete all mode
11.Delete one mode
Getting Started
1. Attach the hand strap.
2. Slide the battery cover in the direction of the
OPEN arrow.
3. Insert the batteries noting the correct orientation
of the batteries as shown.
4. Close the battery cover.
5. Press the   button to turn on your ViviCam 55.
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To turn off your ViviCam 55, again press the 
button or toggle the MODE button until 
appears on the status LCD and press
the shutter button.
BATT.
 
Getting to Know Your ViviCam 55
ViviCam 55
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Status LCD
Capturing Still Images
The ViviCam 55 features SDRAM only for temporary image storage. Always install the fresh
batteries in the ViviCam 55 before taking pictures. If you are going to change the batteries,
be sure to download the pictures to the computer.
1. Turn the ViviCam 55 on.
2. Compose your shot.
3. Press the shutter button.
4. If you wish to use the self timer, you can use press the
MODE button until   appears on the display. Then press
the shutter button to start the sequence. An image is
captured after 10 seconds.  The self timer LED on the
front of the camera will blink once for each second.
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The ViviCam 55 will reset to normal capture mode after the self timer is used.
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The ViviCam 55 has an automatic power off function.  It will automatic turn off when
there are no operations performed for over 30 seconds. To restore power, simply press
the   button again.
Flash mode
Set the flash for taking photographs.
Set the desired flash mode by toggling the   button.
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 [ ] Forced Flash Î [ ] Auto Flash Î [ ] Flash off Î
Burst mode
This mode is used for rapidly capturing a series of 3 images.
1. Toggle the MODE button until 
 appears on the status LCD.
2. Compose your shot.
3. Press the shutter button.
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3 pictures are taken continuously once the shutter
button is pressed.
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 The flash mode will automatically be set to OFF.
Setting Image Resolution
Sets the image resolution.
1. Toggle the MODE button until 
 and   /   appear on
the status LCD.
2. While the   /   is blinking, press the shutter button to
change the image resolution (  Î  or   Î ).
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The available number of shots will change
based on the current setting.
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Setting Image Quality
Sets the image quality.
1. Toggle the MODE button until 
 and   /   appear on
the status LCD.
2. Press the shutter button to change the image quality
(  Î   or   Î  ).
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The available number of shots will change based on the
current setting.
Setting Lighting Frequency
When photographing under artificial lighting, select the correct frequency setting depending
on your country’s electrical standard.
1. Toggle the MODE button until 
 and   /   appear on
the status LCD.
2. Press the shutter button to change the setting (  Î   or   Î   ).