Wildgame Innovations Vision™ 12 Manual

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Infrared Digital Scouting Camera User’s Manual Model # V12i7-7

Includes Adjustable Strap User Manual Camera Unit page 1

Features RESOLUTION MAX: 12 MP FLASH 27 High Intensity IR LED’s FLASH RANGE up to 75 feet SENSOR Passive Infrared Sensor (PIR) Motion and Heat SENSOR RANGE up to 60 feet IMAGE FORMAT JPEG - Digital Stills/ AVI-Digital Video MEMORY up to 32GB SD Card (not included and required) Class 4 and above recommended USB 5-PIN Micro USB style - not included IMAGE RESOLUTION High (12 MP) Medium (8 MP) Low (5 MP) POWER SUPPLY 8 AA batteries (not included and required) Alkaline recommended BATTERY LIFE Estimated up to 1 year or 30,000 photos ONBOARD POWER Built in capacitor to retain Date and Time HOUSING Weather resistant with rubber gaskets MOUNTING Adjustable Strap - included page 2

Installing Batteries 1. Open the door at the bottom of the camera by unlatching the locking tab. 3. With the bottom of the camera to- wards you, Make sure to insert the batteries into the camera with the positive ends towards you where marked positive and the negative ends towards you where marked negative. 2. With the camera facing open, open the battery compartment cover by sliding the latch to the left. NOTE: Do not mix old and new batteries. Do not mix alkaline, standard (carbon- zinc) or rechargable (ni-cad, ni-mh, etc) batteries. page 3

4. Close battery compartment cover. To latch the cover simply pull the latch slightly to the left as you close 5. Load SD memory card (up to 32GB not included) into the SD card slot with the connectors facing up. the battery compartment cover. IMPORTANT: Make sure the camera is powered off before removing or installing an SD card. If you are using an SD card from other cameras, please make sure to format the SD card in your computer prior to use in your camera. New cards are ok to use straight from the package. page 4

Power On Test Mode 1. To turn the unit ON press and release the power button. 1. LCD Ready Mode: The camera will automatically enter Ready Mode if a button is not pressed for greater than 30 seconds. Time/Date Location PIR Mode Still Video PIR Active 24Hr Day Night 2. PIR Sense High Medium Low LED Status Light: During the first Picture Regular Wide Resolution High Medium Low Delay 5s 15s 30s 1m 5m 10m 30 seconds of the LCD Ready Mode, the red light will illuminate when a PIR event is triggered. After the LCD turns off, the red light will blink 2-3 seconds when photo is taken. After 2 minutes, all indicator lights will 2. Check the battery level icon to ensure the batteries just installed contain the proper turn off until a button is pressed. charge level. If so, you are ok to proceed with camera use. Time/Date Location PIR Mode Still Video PIR Active 24Hr Day Night PIR Sense High Medium Low Picture Regular Wide Resolution High Medium Low Delay 5s 15s 30s 1m 5m 10m NOTE: LCD cycle through camera information. PIR picture number > Remaining pictures > Time . page 5

Power Save Setting Time 1. After 30 seconds without any buttons being pushed, the LCD will turn off 1. To change date and time, start by pressing and release the enter and camera enters into Power Save navigation button to set the hour. or Ready Mode. 2. The LCD screen can be awakened by pressing the Power button briefly. Note: The LCD will not “wake up” when camera is writing to memory. 2. Press the + or - navigation button Time/Date Location PIR Mode Still Video PIR Active 24Hr Day Night to go up or down in sequence. PIR Sense High Medium Low Picture Regular Wide Resolution High Medium Low Delay 5s 15s 30s 1m 5m 10m 3. When the hour is set, repeat steps 1 and 2 to set the minutes. page 6

Setting Date Location 1. Press the enter navigation but- ton after setting the minute to change the Date. Save the location of the area the camera was installed. This is for your reference and is optional. If you do not wish to name your location skip to the next step. 1. Press the enter navigation button while Location is selected. The first character will be blinking. 2. Press the + or - navigation button to go up or down in sequence. 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to go up or down in sequence. Press the enter navigation button when the character shown is what you want and move to the next character. 3. When the DAY is set, repeat steps 1 and 2 to set the Month and Year. 3. Repeat steps 1 and 2 to set the rest of the characters. Press the enter navigation button to skip spaces and save the location name. page 7

PIR Mode PIR Active 1. Press the enter navigation button while PIR Mode is selected. The highlighted option will be blinking. 1. Press the enter navigation button while PIR Active is selected. The highlighted option will be blinking. 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to move to different options. Press the enter navigation button 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to move to different options. Press the enter navigation button to save the setting. to save the setting. PIR ACTIVE: PIR MODE: 24 HR: The PIR can be active at all times. STILL: The camera takes still photographs. DAY: The PIR can be active in daylight VIDEO: The camera takes 30 second videos. hours only. NIGHT: The PIR can be active in nighttime hours only. page 8

PIR Sensitivity Picture 1. Press the enter navigation button while PIR Sense is selected. The highlighted option will be blinking. 1. Press the enter navigation but- ton while Picture is selected. The highlighted option will be blinking. 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to move to different options. Press the enter navigation button 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to move to different options. Press the enter navigation button to save the setting. to save the setting. PIR SENSE: PICTURE: HI: The PIR detects the smallest movement. REGULAR: Images taken will be in regular angle or 4:3 aspect ratio. MED: (Default) The PIR detects most common size movements. WIDE: Images taken will be in wide angle or 16:9 aspect ratio. LO: The PIR detects only larger movements. page 9

Resolution Delay 1. Press the enter navigation button while Resolution is selected. The highlighted option will be blinking. 1. Press the enter navigation button while Delay is selected. The high- lighted option will be blinking. 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to move to different options. 2. Press the + or - navigation but- ton to move to different options. Press the enter navigation button Press the enter navigation button to save the setting. to save the setting. RESOLUTION: HI: Images will be at the highest resolution DELAY: The time before the camera is able to but take up the most space. take another picture. MED: Images will be at medium resolution PIR Mode: minimum 5s and take up average space. LO: Images will be at the lowest resolution and take up the least space. page 10

Power Off Image Stamp Pictures Display: To turn the unit off, first wake up the LCD screen and then depress and hold the power button until the LCD turns off. Time/Date Location PIR Mode Still Video PIR Active 24Hr Day Night PIR Sense High Medium Low Picture Regular Wide Resolution High Medium Low Delay 5s 15s 30s 1m 5m 10m A B C D E A- Time C- Moon Phase E- Photo Count B- Date D- Location Format SD Card Reset SDXC cards are not supported. Having trouble with your SD card? Try this. 1. Connect the SD card to your computer. If your computer has an SD card slot you can insert the SD card directly into the port. Reset button located next to the NOTE: If you are using a MicroSD card, you will need an adapter battery compartment. Push but- to allow it to fit into standard SD card ports. If your computer does ton to reset settings back to fac- not have an SD card port built-in, you can use an external USB card reader that plugs into any USB port on your computer. tory settings. 2. Click the Start or Windows menu and select Computer (Windows Vista/7) or My Computer (Windows XP). For Windows 8 users, type “computer” and click the Computer icon in the Apps search results. 3. Right-click the drive letter associated with your memory device, then select “Format”  4. Ensure FAT32 is selected under “File System” (For SDXC cards, use EXFAT) 5. Ensure ”Quick Format" is checked 6. Click “Start” page 11

Mounting Important When mounting to a tree, first remove the Once you connect the camera to your computer via the clip from one end of the strap so you can USB cable/ports, the camera will then draw power from the computer. When completing the viewing, transfer- slide the strap through the slots located on ring, copying or deletion of images, please make sure the back of the camera. Once the camera is that you DISCONNECT THE USB CABLE FROM BOTH attached place the clip back on to the strap. THE CAMERA AND THE COMPUTER, as you will not be Then, wrap the strap around the tree and able to power the camera OFF until you do so. clip the two ends together. Pull the excess The directions as contained herein assume that you are using a Microsoft operating system and not Linux or a material so that the camera is straped tight- Mac-based operating system. Even said, there may be ly to the tree. slight variations in your process based on the specific version of the operation system that you are using as well as the predefined user preference for each com- puter. The below listed steps are to serve as a guide- line and may have to be slightly modified based on the specific operating system and preference as on your personal computer. TIPS: Recommended distance from target area is 25-30 feet for optimal imaging quality. To improve the quality of your images, try not to mount the unit facing the rising or the setting sun in order to avoid direct sunlight into the camera lens. If mounting to a feeder unit or dusty environment, be sure to clean the camera lens cover, incandescent flash cover, and the PIR sensor cover on a regular basis. Periodically check the mounting of the camera to in- sure it is not loose. Make sure that you securely latch the door closed each and every time you use the unit, as the moisture seal will not be activated unless closed properly. Check batteries frequently to insure no corrosive build-up, as this may cause harm to the camera. page 12

Retrieving Images (SD Card in Camera) Method 1: Leave SD card in camera Please select Removable Disk from this A. First, make sure that the camera is pow- menu (or double click on the graphical icon). ered OFF. Next, plug the USB cable into the F. This will then direct you into the SD Card camera and then into the USB port on your file folder. Images are in the MEDIA folder computer. Once this is complete (in this or- while Flextime files are in the FLEX folder. der only), then power the camera ON. G. Once open, you will then see all of the B. Once complete, your computer may au- photo files that are located on the SD Card. tomatically launch “AutoPlay”, a window Select each image individually to view. The recognizing a new Removable disk (the default viewing browser for your computer camera). will then automatically launch. C. If so, it should give you three selections: H. Repeat for viewing all or other photos. 1. Import pictures I. If you determine that you want to delete 2. View pictures the image, select the image by placing your 3. Open folder to view files cursor on it and clicking your mouse only D. Select the method from the list provided once. Right click on your mouse and select that best suits your requirements. Once a delete. This will delete the image perma- selection is made, you can then view the im- nently, so be absolutely sure you want to do ages located on the SD Card and manipulate this before selecting delete. them as needed. E. If your computer does not automatically TIP: The software drivers necessary to launch the AutoPlay window recognizing the use and view the camera are automatically Removable Disk (the camera), then you will downloaded to the computer when you con- need to go to the “Start Menu” at the bottom nect your camera to the computer via a uni- left of your screen and select “Computer”. versal Micro USB cable. The summary view will then be illustrated on the right hand side of the window where the “Devices with Removable Storage” will be listed. The computer will recognize the camera as Removable Disk. page 13

Retrieving Images (SD Card Reader) Method 2: Remove SD card and use card left of your screen and select “Computer”. reader The summary view will then be illustrated A. First, remove the SD Card from the cam- on the right hand side of the window where era unit itself by pressing on it to where it by the “Devices with Removable Storage” automatically ejects. will be listed. The computer will recognize B. Next, insert the SD card into your SD the reader as “Secure Digital Storage De- card reader. vice”. Please select “Secure Digital Storage C. Once inserted into your computer it may Device” from this menu (or double click on automatically launch “AutoPlay”, a window the graphical icon). recognizing a new Secure Digital Storage G. This will then direct you into the SD Card Device (the SD Card). file folder. Images are in the MEDIA folder D. If so, it should list several options for while Flextime files are in the FLEX folder. the next steps (not limited to the following): H. Once open, you will then see all of the 1. Picture Options photo files that are located on the SD Card. a. Import pictures Select each image individually to view. The b. View pictures default viewing browser for your computer c. Copy Disc will then automatically launch. d. Transfer pictures I. Repeat for viewing all or other photos. 2. General Options J. If you determine that you want to delete a. Open folder to view files the image, select the image by placing your E. Select the method from the list provided cursor on it and clicking your mouse only that best suits your requirements. If the se- once. Right click on your mouse and select lection is made to “View pictures”, you can delete. This will delete the image perma- then view the images located on the SD Card nently, so be absolutely sure you want to do and manipulate them as needed. this before selecting delete. F. If your computer does not automatically launch the AutoPlay window recognizing the Removable Disk (the SD Card), then you will need to go to the “Start Menu” at the bottom page 14

Warranty DISCLAIMERS WGI Innovations, LTD is not responsible for damage, expense or injury caused by the unauthorized use of, alterations to, improper connection of and abuse or neglect of the WGI Innovations™ products. WARRANTY For the warranty to be in effect, visit our website and register your product at www.wildgameinnovations.com. Follow the onscreen directions to complete the process. WGI Innovations, LTD will replace all workmanship defects free of charge for ONE (1) YEAR after the date of purchase as long as your warranty is in effect. This warranty DOES NOT COVER damage, expense or injury caused by unauthorized repairs, alterations, improper connection, shipping, abuse, theft, accident, neglect or collateral loss. When returning product(s) for service you MUST obtain a Return Merchandise Authorization (RMA) number from WGI Innovations, LTD. Please include name, UPS address (No P.O. Box), telephone number, RMA number and a complete description of the problem on all enclosed correspondence. When possible, pack product carefully in original carton. Customers are responsible for any shipping cost to WGI Innovations™. WGI Innovations™ will pay the shipping cost of replacement product to the customer. We are not responsible for damage incurred in returning items for repair. For product service send to: WGI Innovations™ 602 Fountain Parkway Grand Prairie, TX 75050 (800) 847-8269 www.wildgameinnovations.com Thank you for your purchase! CUSTOMER SERVICE WGI Innovations, LTD. stands behind every product we manufacture for a one year product workmanship warranty and a strong commitment to customer service. If you are in need of customer service for missing parts or need assistance with the operation or assembly of your product, we encourage you to call one of our customer service representatives and let us assist you with your WGI Innovations™ product. DISCLAIMER WGI Innovations, LTD reserves the right to make changes to product features, functionality and physical design at its sole discretion. As a result, such changes may not be reflected in this version of the manual. page 15

FCC FCC STATEMENT Product Name: Game Trail Camera Trade Name: Wildgame Innovations Model# V12i7-7 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two criteria: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Warning: Changes or modifications to this unit not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. NOTE: 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 deter- mined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interfer- ence 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. This device complies with Industry Canada licence-exempt RSS standard(s). Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference, including interference that may cause undesired operation of the device. page 16

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