Epson P-4000 manual

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    P-4000 Basics P4000Basics.book Page 1 Thu rsday, August 18, 2005 8:2 6 AM[...]

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    2 Copyright Notice All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a [...]

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    3 Cont ents Introduction 5 About the Software 6 Replacement Battery 6 Getting Started 7 Unpacking[...]

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    4 Viewing Images 30 Playing Video and Audio Files 35 Copying Files to and From Your Computer 36 C[...]

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    5 Intr oduction Yo u r n e w E p s o n ® P-4000 multimedia storage view er lets you enjoy phot[...]

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    6 About the Sof tw ar e The CD-R OM that came with your P-4000 includes the following software for [...]

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    7 Get ting Star t ed F ollow the instructions in this section to install the batteries and software[...]

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    8 P -400 0 Lights and Butt ons OK button Selects an option, opens a folder or photo, and zooms in[...]

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    9 Installing the Bat tery 1 T urn the P-4000 upsid e down. 2 Slide the battery cover to the left t[...]

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    10 4 Close the battery cover and slide it to the right until it clicks. Char ging the Bat tery Afte[...]

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    11 T o charge the batter y , connect the AC adapter as shown belo w . C onnect the other end to t[...]

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    12 T ur ning Y our P -400 0 On and Off ◗ T o turn on the P-40 00, slide the Power switch down [...]

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    13 1 P ress the OK button to select English . Y ou see a message about setting the date. 2 P re[...]

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    14 Note: If you remove the battery, the date and time settings will be erased after about one day.[...]

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    15 Using the Home Scr een Whenever you turn on the P-4000, the H ome screen appears. Y ou can retu[...]

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    16 Installing the Sof tw ar e Make sure you install the software on your computer from the CD-R OM[...]

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    17 V iewing and Pla ying Photos, V ideo , and Music F ollow the instructions in this section to ins[...]

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    18 Caution: Never remove a memory card, or shake or drop the P-4000 while the Access light is fl[...]

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    19 If you are using a CompactF lash adapter , put the card into the adapter and insert the adapter [...]

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    20 Using the Secur e Digital Card Slot Insert the memory card into the slot with the back of the c[...]

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    21 Copy ing Files from a Memory Car d After you insert a memory card, you can bro wse the files and[...]

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    22 3 Select what you want to do b y pressing up or down on the 4-way ring. Then press the OK butt[...]

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    23 Note: You should back up files stored on the P-4000 to another storage device periodically. Del[...]

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    24 Suppor t ed File F or mats The P-4000 suppor ts non-pr ogressive JPEG files, and RA W files from[...]

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    25 Note: RAW files do not support direct printing, rotation, zooming, or slide shows. Rotation is [...]

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    26 The P-4000 supports audio files with sizes up to 100MB. Br owsing Files on a Memory Card After y[...]

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    27 T o view an image full screen, use the 4-way ring to select the image you want, then press th[...]

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    28 Using the P -400 0 Screen After you have copied files from a memor y card, you can view or play [...]

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    29 . Images selected for pr inting The number ne xt to the icon indicates the quantity . See the[...]

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    30 V iewing Imag es Y ou can view images in Saved Data or Albums as thumbnails or full-screen image[...]

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    31 Note: On the Sav ed Data screen, folders are displayed f or ev e r y memor y card. Y ou can c [...]

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    32 3 U se the 4-way ring to sele ct the image you want to view , then press the OK button. The sel[...]

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    33 Displayin g Infor mation T o view information about a full-screen image, press the Display butt[...]

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    34 Displayin g Images as a Slide Show Y ou can display JPEG images as a slide show . 1 Select the f[...]

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    35 Pla ying V ideo and A udio Files Select the video or audio file that you wa nt to play and press[...]

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    36 Cop ying Files to and Fr om Y our Comput er Y ou can connect the P-4000 to y our computer using[...]

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    37 2 Connect the USB cable to your computer . Then open the USB connector cover and connect the [...]

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    38 The PC_DA T A folder is one of the default albums on the P-4000; you cannot rename or delete it [...]

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    39 Cr eating Custom Albums and Slide Sho w s Y ou can save your files in albums for special purpose[...]

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    40 3 P ress the right side of the 4-way ring. The sub-menu appears: 4 Do one of the follo wing, the[...]

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    41 If you choose Select , files in the fold er are displayed as thumbnails. Select each file you w[...]

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    42 ◗ If you want to create an album with a new name, select New and press the OK button. The[...]

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    43 ◗ T o switch the letters between uppercase and low ercase, select CAPS and press the OK [...]

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    44 3 Select Set as Album Sh ortcut and press OK . T he icon is displayed on the album thumbnail.[...]

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    45 Cr eating Custom Slide Sho w s with Music Y ou can create slide shows of all the images in a fol[...]

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    46 Cr eating the Slide Sho w Y ou can create a slide show from images in a folder or album in the [...]

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    47 7 P ress the Menu button and select Slide Show BGM . Select one of the audio files you r egist[...]

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    48 F oll ow these steps to connect the P-4000 to your TV: 1 Connect the thr ee R CA plugs to the vid[...]

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    49 Solving Pr oblems Check this list of common problems and possible solutions. F or more troubles[...]

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    50 Images or videos ar e not displayed correctly , or sound doesn ’ t play correctly . ◗ Make s[...]

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    51 ◗ When transferring files from a computer , make sur e the P-4000 is at the Home scr een, and [...]

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    52 T o speak to a technical suppor t representative, dial: ◗ U.S.: (562) 276-4303 , 6 AM to 6 P[...]

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    53 Appendix Important Saf ety Instr uctions Using the P-4000 ◗ F ollow all warnings and instruct i[...]

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    54 ◗ T o prevent fire or electric sh ock, do not cover this product with a blanket or other cov[...]

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    55 ◗ Do not insert objects into any openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short[...]

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    56 Warning: Be sure to securely cover the end of the battery with tape to prevent combustion or ex[...]

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    57 ◗ If you use an extensi on cord with this product, make sure the total amperage of all device[...]

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    58 Using the LC D ◗ The LCD panel on this product ma y contain a few small bright o r dark spots[...]

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    59 WARNING: The cords included with this produc t contain chemic als, includ ing lead, known to th[...]

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    60 established by the FCC for this equipm ent. It is the responsibility of the user to obtain and u[...]

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    61 conditions: (1) this device may no t cause harmful in terference, and (2) this device must acc[...]

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    62 Epson Amer ica, Inc. Limited W ar r anty What Is Covered: Epson America, Inc. (“Epson”) warra[...]

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    63 What This Warranty Does Not Cover: This warranty does not apply to refurbished or reconditioned [...]

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    64 NOR ITS AFFILIATES SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS, INCONVENI ENCE, OR DAMA GE, INCLUDING DIRECT, [...]

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    65 Index A A/V cable , 47 AC adapter connecting , 11 safety , 56 to 57 Albums, creating , 39 t[...]

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    66 H Hard drive space , 50 Histogram, viewing , 33 Home screen , 15 I Images copying to album , [...]

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    67 T Technical support , 51 Troubleshooting , 49 to 51 Turning P-4000 on/off , 12 TV, connectin[...]

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    68 P4000Basics.book Page 68 Th ursday, August 18, 2005 8: 26 AM[...]

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    SD card slot CompactFlash card slot Eject button Power switch Reset button LCD Audio/Video out conne[...]

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    SD card slot CompactFlash card slot Eject button Power switch Reset button LCD Audio/Video out conne[...]