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Connect to a desktop computer
Connect to a laptop computer
Basic System Requirements
1 GHz Intel® Core™ 2 Duo or above
512 MB RAM or more
200 MB hard drive space
USB 2.0 port
OS X 10.6+
Microsoft Windows XP, 7, 8, 10
Requirements for 1080p HD video recording:
3.0 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo
2 GB RAM
1920 x 1080 HD screen resolution
Getting StartedThe Webcam features full plug-and-play support for Windows and macOS. After connecting the camera to the computer’s USB port, you may start any application that accepts a USB video stream, such as Skype, and begin using your camera.NOTE: To use the camera’s internal microphone, you will have to select it as a USB Audio input in your application settings.NOTE: If you are using a laptop with a built-in camera, you will need to disable it in the device manager and select to use the USB Webcam.
Adjusting the Focus / ClarityIf the picture/video is not clear, please rotate the lens to focus.
Using Camera On WindowsWindows 10 users can use the Camera app, which is already preinstalled with Windows OS. This will allow you to preview the camera image, capture still frames and video clips.If you wish to use the camera with other applications, you will need to enable the camera in the Windows security settings.
To begin, select the Start button ( ), and then select Camera in the list of apps, or type “camera” in the search bar.
If you want to use the camera within other apps, select the Start button ( ), select Settings > Privacy > Camera, and then turn on Let apps use my camera.
Using Camera On Windows
From there, turn on each of the listed apps where you want to use the camera.After you open the Camera app, you may need to switch to the Full HD Camera. Here’s how to switch from one to the other:
Select Start > Camera > Change camera.When you can see an image from the camera:
Select Photo ( ) or Video ( ) and take a picture or make a video.
To see your new photo or video, or ones you’ve taken before, select Start > Photos ( ) and then choose the Collection you want to see.
Using Camera On MacOS
MacOS users can use the Photo Booth app, which is already preinstalled with macOS.This will allow you to preview the camera image, capture still frames and video clips.NOTE: While Photo Booth can be used to quickly preview the camera image, higher-quality videos using the full camera resolution should be created in iMovie or QuickTime, since Photo Booth does not use the full camera image As in Windows, you may need to allow apps installed on your computer to access the camera in the MacOS security settings.
To begin, select the Finder button, click Applications, and start Photo Booth.If you want to use the camera within other apps, you will need to enable access in the MacOS Security & Privacy settings.
Go to the Apple menu ( ) in the top left corner of the screen and choose System Using Camera On MacOSPreferences.
Go to the “Security & Privacy” preference panel.
Select the Privacy tab then choose Camera from the left side list
Locate the app(s) you want to enable camera access for and check the box alongside that app name to enable camera access for that application.
To see an image from the camera in Photo Booth, you may need to select the camera from the list of attached devices in the app.
At the top of your screen, click Camera in the app menu, and select the Full HD camera from the list of options.When you can see an image from the camera:
To capture images from the camera, click the red camera icon ( ).
To switch to video mode, click the film strip icon in the bottom left corner of the app.The red camera icon will change to a video icon ( ) at which point you will be able to record video.
Capture HD Video with QuickTime PlayerQuickTime on MacOS offers a method for easily creating video recordings that use the full camera resolution.
To begin, select the Finder button, click Applications, and start QuickTime Player.
After QuickTime launches, click File > New Movie Recording
To select the camera input, click the small downward-facing arrow next to the round record button ( )
Click the record button to capture the video.
Radio and TV Interference Statement
WARNING!!! This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits of 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 instruction, 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 whatever measures may be required to correct the interference.
Technical Support and Warranty
If you need further assistance, please contact the Aluratek support department fortroubleshooting prior to returning this device.E-mail: [email protected]Web: www.aluratek.com/helpdeskLocal (Irvine, CA): 714-586-8730Toll free: 1-866-580-1978