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INTRODUCTION TO YOUR GIROCAM 360 CAMERA

1.1 Package content

Your GIROCAM package contains :

  • 1 GIROCAM 360 camera
  • 1 LiPo Battery 3500 mAh
  • 1 Magnetic tripod mount
  • 1 USB charger
  • 1 Red power USB cable
  • 1 Black data USB cable
  • 1 Warranty certificate

Please make sure your package contains all the above. If anything is missing, please contact the GIROPTIC support.

1.2 GIROCAM Setup

  • Open the back panel of your GIROCAM
  • Insert the battery (2) and maintain it is position by closing the battery lock (3)
  • Insert your SD card (1) (SDHC compatible, up to 16 GB)
  • Close the back panel of your GIROCAM
  • Charge the GIROCAM battery during at least 5 hours for a complete charge using the Red cable & USB charger

Please refer to section 1.5 for battery operation details

Note: The tripod mount located bellow the GIROCAM is magnetized and should be left screwed on your tripod

1.3 GIROCAM settings

The girocam comes with 4 different modes

HDR
This mode takes 3 exposures during a single shoot (0, +2, -2)
Photo
This mode takes a single exposure
Custom 1
This mode can be configured to take several exposures during a single shoot.
This can be configured directly from your GIROCAM account
Custom 2
This mode can be configured to take several exposures during a single shoot.
This can be configured directly from your GIROCAM account

The GIROCAM configurator utility located on your account can also be used to change the timer value for each mode.

1.4 Your first picture

Taking 360 images has never been easier with the GIROCAM.

  • Place your GIROCAM on your favorite tripod
  • Make sure it is correctly leveled using the blue spirit level
  • Turn the GIROCAM slider to the chosen mode
  • Once the GIROCAM is started, press the SHOOT button
  • The screen will go through those steps during the shoot process:
  • Once the picture is taken and written to your SD card, the GIROCAM screen shows your current mode

1.5 Battery charge

The GIROCAM battery is a 3500 mAh Li-Polymer battery pack.

Battery charge should be done using :

  • The GIROCAM
  • The Red cable provided with the GIROCAM
  • The power adapter provided with the GIROCAM

Note: iphone like power adapter can also be used with the Red cable

A typical charge takes 4 hours on a 1 A power adapter, 8 hours on a 0.5 A power adapter.

en_quick_start_guide.txt · Last modified: 2012/07/27 09:43 by richard

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