Radio Shack Gigaware 25-1176 User Manual

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User’s Guide

1.3-Megapixel

Webcam with Mic

Please read this User’s Guide before using your new webcam.

Package contents

1Plug into USB Port

Webcam

• Software CD

 

User’s Guide

• Quick Start

 

Features

Captures video at a resolution of 1.3 megapixels and takes still pictures up to 5.2 megapixels interpolated

Built-inmic

Plug and play; no driver required

Works with most instant messaging (IM) software

Compatibility

System Requirements

Operating System:

Windows Vista™

Windows® XP Service Pack II or above

Support Microsoft Video Class

Windows Compatible Sound Card and Speakers

Processor: Pentium® P3 700MHz (Pentium® P4 or higher recommended)

Memory: 256 MB RAM

Free Hard Disk Space: 200 MB

Connection: USB 2.0

Internet Connection

2Select a location

Stand on a flat surface

-OR-

Clamp on your monitor

1 2

Mic

Fixed-Focus

Lens

LED

Lights when webcam is on.

Stand

3Install Software

1.Turn on your computer and insert the CD.

For Windows Vista: click Run Menu.exefrom the autorun options.

2.When the 1.3MP Webcam with Mic screen appears, click the desired software.

3. Follow the on-screeninstructions.

nNote: For Windows Vista users, if a User Account Control message appears during installation, select “Allow.”

4.When complete, the Video Impression 2, WebCam Companion 2and Photo Impression 5icons appear on your computer desktop.

5.Restart your computer after software installation.

4Launch Software

Click (or double click) one of the icons to launch the software.

WebCam Companion 2

Use WebCam Companion 2 to capture still images and videos, monitor for movement, edit still images, and chat online.

Capturing Still Images and Videos

1. Click Captureon the WebCam Companion 2menu.

2. Do one of the following:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Click Capture to

Click Burst to capture

 

 

Click Record Video

 

capture still images

multiple continuous images

to capture videos

nNote: When usingWebCam Companion 2 to capture video, do not set your image resolution higher than 640 x 480 unless your computer meets the following minimum system requirements:

CPU speed 2.4GHz or equivalent

100 MB free hard drive space

512 MB RAM

32 MB video memory or above

Latest updated video drivers

Monitoring for Movement

Webcam Companion 2 can automatically capture footage when your webcam detects movement, and notify you viae-mailor FTP.

1.Click the Monitor icon on theWebCam Companion 2 main menu or from thepull-downmenu on the top left corner.

2.Click Start Monitor to begin monitoring. Recording starts when movement is detected in front of the camera.

Monitor

Start

Monitor

Editing Still Images

1.Click Edit from thepull-downmenu on the top left corner.

2.Select the image to edit then double click to open it.

Edit

Edit

Photo

3.Click Edit Photo. Use the available edit tools to edit your photos.

Chatting Online

1.Select Chatfrom the WebCam Companion 2menu.

2.Select the chat application to install or launch video chat.

VideoImpression 2

Use VideoImpression 2 to edit and produce videos.

1.Click on the VideoImpression 2 icon on your desktop.

2.Click Create a New Video.

3.Click Get From Album.

4.Click MEDIA, then select the video you want to edit.

5.Select EDIT, EFFECTS, TEXT, NARRATE,or PRODUCEon the top tool bar.

PhotoImpression 5

Use PhotoImpression 5 to edit and share photos.

1.Launch PhotoImpression 5.

2.Click the desired source for the photo files: Folder, Camera/Scan, Video, Removable Media, orAlbum.

If you want capture still photos from a Video source, clickLive -> Capture to capture the photo.

3.Double click the photo to edit.

4.Select Enhance, Create, Project, Print,or Sendtabs on the menu bar to edit your photos.

nNotes:

To learn more how to use WebCam Companion 2, VideoImpression 2, and PhotoImpression 5, refer to the application’s online help.

If your camera does not work properly, try restarting your computer.

If your computer runs Windows XP Service Pack (SP) I, go to www.microsoft.com and update to Windows XP SP II or III before installing software.

Specifications

Image Sensor................................................

1280 x 1024 Pixels, CMOS

Lens Specification...........................

F2.8, f=4.31mm / Fixed Focus Lens

White Balance..................................................................................

Auto

Exposure..........................................................................................

Auto

Frame Rate ..............................................

1280 x 1024 Pixels @ 8~10fps

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640 x 480 Pixels @ 30fps

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320 x 240 Pixels @ 30fps

Focus Range.........................................................................

Fixed Focus

Depth of Field.....................................................................

30 to 100 cm

PC Interface...............................................................................

USB 2.0

Video Format......................................................................................

AVI

Audio.....................................................................................

Built-inMic

Video Capture Resolution .........................

1.3 Megapixels (1280 x 1024)

Still Capture Resolution...................................................

1.3 Megapixels,

....................................up to 5.2 Megapixels Interpolated (2560 x 2048)

Power........................................................................................

USB Port

Specifications are subject to change and improvement without notice. Actual product may vary from the images found in this document.

FCC Information

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 in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, 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 connected.

Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

Changes or modifications not expressly approved by Ignition L.P. may cause interference and void the user’s authority to operate the equipment.

This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.

Product

1.3 Megapixel Webcam with Mic

Model

25-494 /25-1176 /25-1177 /25-1178

Responsible

Ignition L.P.,

Party

3102 Maple Ave Suite 450 Dallas, TX 75201

Phone

866-315-0426

Limited Warranty

Ignition L.P. warrants this product against defects in materials and workmanship under normal use by the original purchaser for ninety (90) days after the date of purchase. IGNITION L.P. MAKES NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES.

This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or attributable to abuse, misuse, failure to follow instructions, improper installation or maintenance, alteration, accident, Acts of God (such as floods or lightning), or excess voltage or current; (b) improper or incorrectly performed repairs by persons who are not a Ignition L.P. Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d) ordinary wear and tear or cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping or insurance costs; (f) costs of product removal, installation, set-upservice, adjustment or reinstallation; and (g) claims by persons other than the original purchaser.

Should a problem occur that is covered by this warranty, take the product and the sales receipt as proof of purchase date to the place of purchase. Ignition L.P. will, at its option, unless otherwise provided by law: (a) repair the product without charge for parts and labor; (b) replace the product with the same or a comparable product; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products, and products on which a refund is made, become the property of Ignition L.P. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and products are warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period. You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after the expiration of the warranty period.

IGNITION L.P. EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS NOT STATED IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY LAW, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND, IF APPLICABLE, THE

IMPLIED WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL EXPIRE ON THE EXPIRATION OF THE STATED WARRANTY PERIOD.

EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE, IGNITION L.P. SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO THE PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE AND ANY LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT AND ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF IGNITION L.P. HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Some States do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from State to State. You may contact Ignition L.P. at:

Ignition L.P., 3102 Maple Ave Suite 450, Dallas, TX 75201

02/09

For product support, call

1-866-315-0426.

Protect the environment by recycling used electronics. Go to E-CyclingCentral.com to find an electronic recycling center near you.

Windows is a registered trademark and Windows Vista is a trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.

 

 

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