H180 Wi-Fi FULL HD action camera

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H180 Wi-Fi FULL HD action camera

H180 is a FULL HD action camera equipped with a 220° wide angle lens; such an extremely wide lens allows to capture what is around you from an entirely and more complete viewing perspective! This software is also able to convert your shooting; then upload on Youtube or your favourite social!

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H180 is equipped with all most advanced features that you may expect from an action camera such as Time camera, Lapse (photo sequence at pre-set time), Burst Photo (the camera takes a rapid sequence of photos) and the Loop Recording (cycle recording: H180 continuously records and when the micro SD card is full, the oldest videos will be overwritten except for the protected files).The LCD display in the upper side allows an easy setting of the functions.

H180 comes with a wide set of accessories supplied in the package that let you use the camera for all your adventures; for example the waterproof case allows to take H180 up to 30m under water or to protect it in extreme situations.The supplied Wi-Fi remote control lets you use the action camera remotely, and so take pictures or shoot videos from a distance.
 

Technical parameters:

Image sensor: 8 million pixels (CMOS)

Functional mode: Video recording and photographing

Lens: F2.0 f=1.1mm

Video resolution: 1920x1440p@30 / 1920x1080p@30

Photo resolution: 3264x2448 / 2592x1944 / 2304x1728

File format:

- Video H.264(MOV)

- Picture JPG

Storage medium: TF card (max. 32GB supported)

USB interface: High-speed USB 2.0 interface

Power source: External lithium battery 1000mAh

User Manual

Cautions

• Do not drop your camera.
• Do not place heavy objects on the camera.
• Keep the camera away from water and liquids (unless used in the waterproof case). This may cause the camera to malfunction.
• Recharge the battery via the USB cable.
• The camera should not be in heat over 65ºC.
• When the camera cannot work well, please don’t disassemble it by yourself, if your behavior cause damage, the original factory will not undertake responsibility.

Starting steps

Before using your H180:

• Make sure that the battery is full
• Format the Micro SD memory card.

Now you can proceed and set H180 upon your needs.

How to use your Wifi camera?

1. Insert a micro SD or micro SDHC card.

SDHC Class 10 is recommended for use. Please turn off the camera when plug-in or pull-out the memory card.

2. Turn-on & Turn-off.

Turn-on: Press and hold the button for about 2 seconds. With a sound of «Beep» from the buzzer, LCD display screen will be on (default mode: video recording).

Power saving mode: When the camera is not under operation for the selected time (system default 1 minute), it will turn off automatically.

Turn-off: Press and hold the button for about 3 seconds. «GOODBYE» will be displayed while it is turning off.

3. Charging the camera

The camera has an external rechargeable lithium battery. Installation:

• Open the cover of the battery (slide in arrow direction)

• Insert the battery observing positive and negative poles

• Close the cover of the battery

The battery can be charged by the micro USB cable. The charging led will be blue while it is charging. The recharge shall take 4 hours. The blue light will be off when charging is completed.

4. Working mode selection.

The camera has three modes: video recording, driving mode and photograph shooting. They can be switched by pressing the button or through the APP (driving mode is not selectable by the APP).

 

Video recording (see the following picture): the LCD displays the available REC time (as in example image).
Press the start/stop REC button to start recording.
The REC led (red) will be twinkling during the video recording process.
LCD timer starts timing.
Press the start/stop REC button again to stop video recording.

 

Driving mode (see the following pictures): in driving mode, the camera will record splitting the video in 3 minutes file.
When the card is full, the file recorded earliest will be deleted automatically so that video recording can continue.
Press REC button to start video recording.
The REC led (red) will be twinkling during the video recording process.
LCD timer starts timing. Press the REC button again to stop video recording.

In this mode when the unit is power supplied it automatically turns ON and starts recording; when the power supply is switched off the unit turns OFF.

 

Photo shooting: The LCD displays the available number of photos (as in example image).
Short press the Shutter button to shoot photographs after it is switched to the photo-shooting mode.
The buzzer will send out a “beep” sound.
The counter will countdown the remaining photos.

 

Slow Motion: this function is selectable in Option Mmenu while in video mode (read paragraph 5 to access the option menu).
When Slow Motion is active you see the icon on the LCD display (see image).
With this function the unit records a video @30 FPS then creates the final video @10 FPS.
So your video will last three more times, therefore it will be slowed to 1/3 (for example, if you record for 1 minute, the unit will create a 3 minutes file, so playing it you will see 1/3 slower video).

 

Time Lapse: this function is selectable in Option menu. When Time Lapse is active you see the icon on the LCD display.

 

In Video Mode - With this function the unit records 1 frame each “x” seconds (“x” is selectable in Option menu) then creates a @30 FPS video, so you will see a faster video (for example if you set Time Lapse to 3 seconds you will have 1 frame each 3 seconds that multiplied for 30 FPS it means that you will have 3x30=90 seconds compressed in 1 second video)

 

In Photo shooting - With this function the unit takes 1 photo each “x” seconds (“x” is selectable in Option menu)

 

Time lapse in Video Mode

 

Time lapse in Photo mode

 

5. Menu operation.

A. Option Menu - Press the WIFI button for 2 seconds to enter the menu.

Short press the WIFI button to move the cursor for selection; press the shutter button for confirmation; long press the WIFI button to cancel the setting or exit.

 

While in Video recording the option menu has these items:

Movie Size. 1440p@30 / 1080p@30 - Select the video resolution

Slow Motion. On / Off - Activate slow motion function

White Balance. Auto / Daylight / Cloudy / Fluor H / Tungsten - Adjust the brightness of the video.

 

While in Photo Shooting the option menu has these items:

Resolution. 3264x2448 / 2592x1944 / 2304x1728 - Select the photo resolution

Timer. Off / 2s / 10s / Double – Select the timer before taking a photo. “Double” will take 2 photos: the first after 10 seconds and the other after 2 seconds.

Photo Burst. Off / 3 photos / 5 photos / 10 photos / continue burst – Select the number of consecutive shots

 

B. Settings Menu - While in option menu, press the button to enter the settings menu.

Short press the WIFI button to move the cursor for selection; press the shutter button for confirmation; long press the WIFI button to cancel the setting or exit.

 

Power Save. OFF / 1min / 3min / 5min - If the camera is inactive for the set time, the camera will enter power saving mode and turns off.

Date & Time. System time setting

Time Lapse. OFF / 3 sec / 5 sec / 10 sec / 30 sec / 1 min – Turn On/Off the time lapse function and set the time between shots

Time Lapse Duration. Unlimited / 5 min / 10 min / 15 min / 20 min / 30 min / 60 min – Set a timer for time lapse function. After the timer is finished the unit stops recording or taking photos.

System. Factory reset / System Info / Card Info – “Factory reset” reset the unit’s settings to factory default. “System Info” will display the firmware version. “Card Info” will display the memory card information (capacity and available space).

Wi-Fi Password. Set the Wi-Fi password (10 characters). Default is “1234567890”

Format. Yes / No - Format the memory card

6. Remote controller.

A. Use of watch-type remote controller:

With remote controller you can Power On/Off the unit, Record Video and Take Photo within a range of 30m.

When any key is pressed, the two LEDs will turn on in red.

 

B. Turn On or Off the camera with remote controller:

Power on: hold key till LEDs are off then release, the camera will be turned On and the buzzer will sound.

Power off: Press and release it, the camera will be turned Off and the buzzer will sound.

 

C. Remote controller battery replacement

When remote controller’s battery is low the battery needs to be replaced. Open the battery door with a coin carefully, and avoid to damage it.

7. Connecting the device to an HDTV

Connect the video camera to a HDTV with a HDMI cable. After power is on, display signals in the video camera will be output to the HDTV automatically, and HD videos and photos can be browsed in the HD TV.

 

Note: Stop video recording or playing before connecting or pulling off the HDMI cable.

APP (for Android and iOS)

To view your videos you can download the APP “SYMAX360” available on Play Store (for Android users) or Apple Store (for iOS users).

1. After installing SYMAX360 APP, the icon will be shown on the screen

 

2. Insert a card and turn the camera on, press the Wi-Fi button to turn on Wi-Fi. On the LCD it will be displayed the SSID name (P1800_xxxxxx) and the password (1234567890) to connect to the Wi-Fi.

 

3. Turn on Wi-Fi on the mobile phone or tablet PC, search for APP with the signal name P1800_xxxxxx (the SSID you read on the LCD), then connect it till the connection is successful. When your device will be connected you will see the Wi-Fi icon on the LCD display

 

4. Launch the App. From App you will be able to:

• see the real time preview
• start and stop Recording
• take photos
• change settings (change resolutions, AWB and Wi-Fi password)
• download videos from camera memory to your device
• play the video stored in camera memory or downloaded in your device.

When connected to the PC:

The video camera has the plug and play function. When connected to a PC by the USB cable, it will automatically switch to the mobile HDD mode. LCD will display “MSDC”.

The removable disc icon will appear on “My Computer”. Photos are stored in the “\jpg” folder of the removable disc. Videos are stored in the “\video” folder and video recorded in DVR are in “\CAR” folder

 

Notice: No need to install drivers to run its mobile HDD function if your operating system is windows 2000 or above.

PC player (for Windows and MAC)

With this software you can play the downloaded video file. During play it is possible to choose between different kind of view.

You can even edit the video file rotating, trimming and converting it.

PC converter (for Windows only)

With this software is possible to convert video files recorded with your camera before uploading them on social media 360 channels (as YouTube or other), so it can be recognized as 180° video.

 

Note: immediately after the upload your video will not be played as 180° video, but you have to wait until your social media’s server process the video

 

 

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