Bushnell 11-0718 User Manual

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Model: 11-0718

LIT. #: 98-0461/07-04

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QUICK GUIDE: BUSHNELL IMAGEVIEW 11-0718

INSTALL BATTERIES AND TURN ON THE CAMERA

Insert 2 AAA alkaline batteries as indicated inside the battery compartment, located at the side of the left eyepiece. Turn the camera on by pressing and holding the MODE button until the display comes on and the camera beeps. To turn the unit off,

press and hold the MODE button until the display goes out. The camera will turn itself

off automatically to save batteries if none of the buttons have been pressed for three minutes.

ADJUST THE BINOCULAR FOR COMFORTABLE VIEWING

Adjust the center focus wheel (located between the eyepieces on the bottom of the camera) while viewing a distant object through the binocular, until it appears sharp. Holding your ImageView by the raised dot and ridge grip areas, carefully slide the left and right sides of the camera farther apart or closer together until you see a single circular image through the eyepieces. Rotate the diopter adjustment (dial with index marks on the bottom front of the ImageView) to find the best setting for your vision if the image does not appear as sharp to your right eye as it does for your left eye (close your left eye while you turn the dial, then check with both eyes open). Note the index settings for your eyes on both this diopter adjust dial and the IPD scale that is visible when the left/right halves are slid apart. This will make it easier to reset later if someone else uses your ImageView.

CHECK CAMERA SETTINGS

Make sure the camera is set for high quality (“LQ” does not show on the LCD display-seefull instructions for setting photo quality) if you want the best results, especially if you will be printing the photos. See “Changing Operational Modes” for full instructions in using features such as repeat shot, movie clips (avi mode), and deleting a photo you have just taken.

TAKE A PHOTO (TIPS FOR BETTER QUALITY PHOTOS)

With the camera turned on, press the SNAP button to take a new photo. For best results, hold the ImageView steady using both hands, and lightly press down the SNAP button using the flat end of your finger rather than “punching” it with a fingertip. For

normal photos of distant objects over 25 feet (8 meters) away, leave the 2-positionfocus switch at the front of the camera on the “mountain” icon (left position). If you need to take photos of closer objects, set the focus switch to the “flower” icon (right position). This will change the camera focus to a range from approx. 10 to 25 feet(3-8meters). Be sure the focus switch is set back to the normal (mountain) setting when you are no longer taking close range photos.

USING THE IMAGEVIEW WITH YOUR COMPUTER

BEFORE CONNECTING THE IMAGEVIEW TO A COMPUTER, first install the driver from the CD-ROMas directed in “Software Installation”. After the driver has been installed, you may install Roxio“ PhotoSuite 5 as well, following theon-screeninstructions (if you do not already have photo software you prefer to use). Connect the supplied USB cable between the ImageView and your computer, using a USB port on the computer itself (avoid “hubs”). Please read “Downloading Photos to Your Computer” for detailed instructions on transferring photos to a PC using PhotoSuite.

Congratulations on your purchase of a Bushnell ImageView binocular. Before using the product, please read these instructions and take time to familiarize yourelf with the different parts and features of the product.

BINOCULAR INSTRUCTIONS

TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF

Insert 2 AAA alkaline batteries as indicated on the inside lid of the battery compartment, located at the side of the left eyepiece. Turn the camera on by pressing and holding the MODE/POWER( ) button until the display comes on and the camera beeps. To turn the unit off, press and hold the MODE/ POWER() button until the display goes out. The camera will turn itself off automatically to save batteries if none of the buttons have been pressed for three minutes.

SNAP

MODE / POWER (On/Off)

OK

(Shutter Release)

 

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TAKING A PICTURE

With the camera turned on, press the SNAP button to take a new photo. For best results, hold the ImageView steady using both hands, and lightly press down the SNAP button using the flat end of your finger rather than “punching” it with a fingertip. For normal photos of distant objects over 25 feet (8 meters) away, leave the 2-positionfocus switch at the front of the camera on the “mountain” icon (left position). If you need to take photos of closer objects, set the focus switch to the “flower” icon (right position). This will change the camera focus to a range from approx. 10 to 25 feet(3-8meters). Be sure the focus switch is set back to the normal (mountain) setting when you are no longer taking close range photos.

CHANGING OPERATIONAL MODES

Pressing the MODE/POWER() button briefly will cycle through several special camera modes and settings. A corresponding icon or symbol (indicated in parentheses below) will be displayed on the LCD for each mode as you cycle through them by tapping the MODE/POWER() button, and blink unless you select or confirm it with the OK button (icon will stop blinking). If no button is pressed for more than 5 seconds, the camera will return to normal operation. The modes/settings are shown as you cycle through them in the following order:

Timer ( ) : selects theself-timer,which will take a photo after a 10 second delay when you press the SNAP button. This is useful for avoiding blurry photos from bumping the camera when it is mounted on a tripod (optional), especially in low light conditions. Once set, the camera will remain in self timer mode until you return to the timer mode setting and turn it off.

Repeat Shot ( ) : Takes rapid series of 3 consecutive photos, approx. 1 second apart, when you press and hold the SNAP button. As with the timer, the camera will remain in this mode until you change it, or until the camera’s memory is full. This is indicated by the display showing “FUL” and a beep alarm.

High/Low Quality (LQ) : When “LQ” is displayed, pressing “OK” will set the camera to low resolution mode (320x240 pixels)-the“LQ” icon will stop blinking. LQ mode will allow you to fit more photos in the memory before you stop to download them, with the tradeoff of less quality per photo. To reset the camera to high resolution, return to the LQ mode, and press OK again (“LQ” will no longer be displayed). When the LQ icon is off, the camera is in high resolution mode (640x480 pixels) for best quality.

AVI Mode: ( ) : This mode sets the camera to take short movie clips (.avi files) rather than still photos. When this mode is activated (press OK when the movie icon blinks), holding down the SNAP button will film an avi movie until you release it (or the memory is full). When the SNAP button is released, the camera reverts back to normal still photo operation (assuming unused memory remains). Repeat the steps to set AVI mode again if you wish to shoot more movie clips.

Power Frequency Setting: (60/50 Hz): This sets the correct electrical frequency to avoid any “flickering” in the camera’s output. The normal default is “60” Hz (cycle), as used in the United States. If you are using the camera in a country with 50 Hz power frequency, press OK when the “50” icon blinks to select it.

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Delete Last ( ) : Pressing OK when the “Delete Last” icon is blinking will delete (erase) the last photo you took from the camera’s memory.

Delete All ( ) : When this mode is selected, the word “ALL” appears next to the trash can icon, and the number of total photos in memory will blink in the display. Press and hold the OK button to erase the entire memory contents. You will hear a tone that becomes higher as the photos are deleted. When the process is complete, the photo number display will reset to zero. If no button is pressed for 5 seconds, the camera returns tostand-by.“Delete All” is a quick way to clear the memory following a download of your photos to a computer, so that the camera is ready to hold as many new photos as possible.

OTHER DISPLAY ICONS

Battery Indicator ( ) : Shows the amount of battery life left. When only one third of the icon is filled in, you should plan to replace the batteries soon. Be sure to bring an extra set of batteries on a long trip or for important events.

WARNING: Make sure you download all photos (see directions below) from the camera before removing or changing the batteries. The camera memory is battery dependant, and your photos will be lost if you take the batteries out, or if the batteries are allowed to become completely dead.

PC Connection (PC) : When the camera is connected to your PC via the supplied USB cable, the “PC” icon is displayed. Note: when the camera is connected to a PC, the camera will power on automatically, and uses the USB connection for power to conserve battery life while downloading photos.

USING THE IMAGEVIEW WITH YOUR COMPUTER

SYSTEM REQUIREMENTS:

Pentium 166MMX or equivalent minimum (Recommended Pentium II 266) Windows 98/ME/2000/XP

Minimum 32MB of RAM

USB Port (do not connect the camera through a USB hub)

Minimum 200 MB of hard drive space, with additional 65MB for IE and Direct X CD-ROMdriver

Super VGA monitor and video card

SOFTWARE INSTALLATION

DO NOT CONNECT THE IMAGEVIEW CAMERA TO THE COMPUTER BEFORE INSTALLING THE DRIVER SOFTWARE

To load software, insert the supplied CD into your CD-ROMdrive and it willself-start.If your computer does not have an auto play function and does not automatically launch the CD install screen,

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open the CD (open “My Computer” and double click the “ImageView” pencil icon) and click “Install Driver”. The CD contains the PhotoSuite software, as well as the drivers that will allow your computer to recognize your camera. Even if you have photo-imagingsoftware on your computer and do not need the PhotoSuite software, you will still need to install the drivers for the camera.

Follow the on screen instructions. After drivers are successfully installed first, return to the CD install screen, and click on “Roxio PhotoSuite 5” to install the photo imaging software. If you have questions about using your ImageView, including the downloading process, help is available at www.bushnell. com or call Bushnell customer service at (800) 423-3537.For PhotoSuite software technical support, go to the Roxio website at: www.roxio.com and click “Support”, then select your PhotoSuite version and search the online knowledge base. Note that PhotoSuite has an extensive Help menu, so be sure to reference that first.

DOWNLOADING PHOTOS TO YOUR COMPUTER:

1.Connect the USB cable from the computer to the camera.

2.You may have a brief wait for the process as Windows “builds a driver information database” and confirms that the PC matches the correct software to the attached hardware device.

3.Open the program PhotoSuite 5

4.Click “Transfer” in the left frame area under “Home Page”

5.Select “Transfer from new device”

6.Under (#1) “Select a device from the list”, click “Dual Mode Camera (8008 VGA)”, then click “Next” at the bottom of the left frame area.

7.You may now name the group of photos if you wish (#2), or accept the default “Captured (current date). Note that your photos will also be added to your hard drive in a folder of the same name, located in C:/My Documents/My Pictures.

8.Click the “Transfer Photos” button (#3).

9.After several seconds, the driver screen will appear, and you will see the “live” image from the camera’s lens. Disregard this, and click on the bottom rightmost icon (shows a camera pointing into a computer monitor) to start the download from the ImageView to your computer.

10.When the download is finished, you should see “thumbnail” preview frames showing the photos, numbered “Img 1”, etc. on the right side frame of the driver window.

11.Next, click “Transfer All” at the bottom of the driver window, if you want to view and edit all of your photos in PhotoSuite. Or, click on the thumbnail frames to select just the photos you want to work with (click again to deselect one), and click “Transfer” at the bottom of the driver window. You are then returned to the PhotoSuite transfer screen, and should see all of your transferred photos, identified by the date and file number.

12.Click “Next”, then “Done” at the bottom of the left frame area.

13.You may now wish to edit (click Edit & Create, then Edit), or print (click Print & Share, then Print) your photos. For detailed instructions for using these and other PhotoSuite features, please refer to “Roxio PhotoSuite Help”, available by selecting the Help menu at the top of your screen.

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BINOCULAR INSTRUCTIONS

Your Bushnell binocular is a precision instrument designed to provide many years of pleasurable viewing. This portion of the booklet will help you achieve optimum performance by explaining how you can adjust the binocular to your eyes, and how to care for this instrument. Read the instructions carefully before using your binocular.

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EYE ADJUSTMENTS (Figure 1)

How to Adjust For Distance Between Your Eyes

The distance between the eyes, called “interpupillary distance,” varies from person to person. To achieve perfect alignment of lens to eye, follow these simple steps.

1.Hold your ImageView in the normal viewing position.

2.Holding the ImageView at the grip areas (dots and ridges on top

and bottom surfaces), carefully slide the left and right sides apart until it is set for your eye spacing (you will see a singular circular field). If you go too far, simply slide the sides back so they are closer together. Note the index scale position to help you reset this if someone else uses your ImageView.

How to Adjust For Individual Eye Strength

As individual eyesight varies from one person to another, Bushnell binoculars have a diopter setting feature which allows you to fine-tunethe binocular to your vision. Follow the focusing instructions below for your ImageView binocular.

FOCUSING

1. Adjust interpupillary distance. (Figure 1)

2.Set the “diopter setting” (the dial on the bottom front of the ImageView ) to zero (the middle mark on dial - opposite arrow) and view a distant object. (Figure 2)

3.Keep both eyes open at all times.

4.Using your hand, cover the objective (front) lens on the right side.

5.Using the center focus wheel (on the bottom of binocular between the eyepieces), focus on a distant object with fine

detail (e.g., brick wall, tree branches, etc.) until it appears as sharp as possible.

6.Uncover the objective lens on the right side, cover the other objective lens, then view the same object.

7.Using the “diopter setting” dial, focus the same object being viewed. Caution should be used as over turning or forcing the dial can cause damage.

8.Your binocular should be adjusted for your eyes. Focus at any far or near distances can now be attained simply by turning the center focus wheel. Make a note of the diopter setting for your eyes for future reference.

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INSTRUCTIONS FOR CARE OF BINOCULARS

Your Bushnell binocular will provide years of trouble-freeservice if it receives the normal care you would give any fine optical instrument.Non-waterproofmodels should not be exposed to excessive moisture.

1.If your binocular has roll-down,flexible eyecups, store it with the eyecups up. This avoids excessive stress and wear on the eyecups in the down position.

2.Avoid banging and dropping.

3.Store in a cool, dry place.

4.CAUTION: Looking directly at the sun with your binocular may be very harmful to your eyes.

5.Never expose your ImageView binocular to any type of excessive of liquid or fluid, as the binocular is not water/fogproof.

6.Take the batteries out of your ImageView if you are not going to use it for a long period of time. (Make sure you download any pictures from your camera before you remove the batteries from the camera.)

CLEANING

1.Blow away any dust or debris on the lens (or use a soft lens brush).

2.To remove dirt or finger prints, clean with a soft cotton cloth rubbing in a circular motion. Use of a coarse cloth or unnecessary rubbing may scratch the lens surface and eventually cause permanent damage. A “microfiber” cleaning cloth (available at most photo dealers) is ideal for the routine cleaning of your optics.

3.For a more thorough cleaning, photographic lens tissue and photographic-typelens cleaning fluid or isopropyl alcohol may be used. Always apply the fluid to the cleaning cloth – never directly on the lens.

WARRANTY / REPAIR

TWO-YEARLIMITED WARRANTY

Your Bushnell® product is warranted to be free of defects in materials and workmanship for two years after the date of purchase. In the event of a defect under this warranty, we will, at our option, repair or replace the product, provided that you return the product postage prepaid. This warranty does not cover damages caused by misuse, improper handling, installation, or maintenance provided by someone other than a Bushnell Authorized Service Department.

Any return made under this warranty must be accompanied by the items listed below:

1)A check/money order in the amount of $10.00 to cover the cost of postage and handling

2)Name and address for product return

3)An explanation of the defect

4)Proof of Date Purchased

5)Product should be well packed in a sturdy outside shipping carton, to prevent damage in transit, with return postage prepaid to the address listed below:

IN U.S.A. SEND TO:

IN CANADA SEND TO:

Bushnell Performance Optics

Bushnell Performance Optics

Attn.: Repairs

Attn.: Repairs

8500 Marshall Drive

25A East Pearce Street, Unit 1

Lenexa, Kansas 66214

Richmond Hill, Ontario L4B 2M9

For products purchased outside the United States or Canada please contact your local dealer for applicable warranty information. In Europe you may also contact Bushnell at: BUSHNELL Performance Optics Gmbh

European Service Centre

MORSESTRASSE 4

D- 50769 KÖLN GERMANY

Tél: +49 (0) 221 709 939 3

Fax: +49 (0) 221 709 939 8

This warranty gives you specific legal rights.

You may have other rights which vary from country to country. ©2004 Bushnell Performance Optics

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GUIDE RAPIDE: Bushnell® ImageView® 11-0718

FRANÇAIS

INSTALLATION DES PILES ET ACTIVATION DE L’APPAREIL PHOTO

Introduisez 2 piles alcalines type AAA, comme indiqué, dans le compartiment de piles situé sur le côté de l’oculaire gauche. Activez l’appareil photo en maintenant le bouton MODE/POWER () (MODE/ALIMENTATION) enfoncé, jusqu’à ce que l’affichage apparaisse et que l’appareil fasse entendre un bip. Pour désactiver l’appareil, maintenez le bouton MODE/POWER() enfoncé

jusqu’à ce que l’affichage disparaisse. L’appareil se désactive automatiquement pour conserver l’énergie des piles si aucun bouton n’a été actionné pendant trois minutes.

REGLAGE DES JUMELLES POUR UNE OBSERVATION CONFORTABLE

Ajustez la molette de mise au point centrale (située entre les oculaires, au bas de l’appareil photo), tout en observant un objet éloigné dans les jumelles, jusqu’à ce qu’il paraisse net. Tout en maintenant l’ImageView par les prises au point en relief et nervurées, faites coulisser avec précaution les côtés gauche et droit de l’appareil pour les éloigner ou les rapprocher, de façon à voir une image circulaire dans les oculaires. Tournez le réglage dioptrique (cadran à repères à la partie inférieure avant de l’ImageView) pour trouver la position qui correspond le mieux à votre vision, si l’image n’apparaît pas aussi nette dans l’œil droit que dans l’œil gauche (fermez l’œil gauche pendant que vous tournez le cadran puis vérifiez avec les deux yeux ouverts). Notez les repères correspondant à vos yeux sur ce cadran de réglage dioptrique et sur la graduation visible entre les oculaires lorsque les parties gauche/droite coulissent. Cela facilitera le retour à ce réglage si une autre personne utilise votre ImageView.

VERIFICATION DES REGLAGES DE L’APPAREIL PHOTO

Vérifiez que l’appareil photo est réglé pour la haute qualité (“LQ” N’APPARAÎT PAS sur l’écran LCD --reportez-vousaux instructions complètes sur le réglage de la qualité des photos) si vous souhaitez obtenir les meilleurs résultats, surtout si vous devez imprimer les photos. Consultez “Changement de modes de fonctionnement” pour les instructions complètes sur l’utilisation des fonctions telles que la répétition d’un cliché, les clips vidéo (mode avi) et l’effacement de la dernière photo prise.

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