The ELMO document camera is a portable visual presentation unit capable of capturing all types of presentation materials. Text, photos, drawings and three dimensional objects can be displayed on a TV monitor or video projector in full color. The zoom lens can clearly display items as small as the date on a dime.

The ELMO document camera has two built in lights to illuminate the objects being presented, and a base light that illuminates slides and transparencies from beneath.
Elmo Document Camera elmo document camera Setting Up The Document Camera 1. Unfold the camera and lights.
folded open

2. Connect the document camera to a power outlet.

3. Connect the RCA type video cable to the video out terminal of the document camera.
elmo outputs
4. Connect the other end of the RCA type video cable to the video input of a TV monitor, VCR, or video projector.

tv inputs

5. Turn on document camera and the TV monitor.
power switch

Using The Document Camera

A. Place item to be displayed on the base of the document camera.

B. Make sure the internal input is selected.

C. While looking at the TV monitor, adjust the size of the image by pressing the zoom or wide button, and press the auto focus button to obtain a clear image.
zoom controls

D. Turn on the upper lamp to illuminate solid objects on the stage. 
Turn on the base lamp to illuminate transparencies and slides.
lamp buttons

Other Functions

Input Selection
Images from two additional video sources such as a VCR and laserdisc player can be connected to the document camera and displayed with the push of an input button.
input selection

Posi/nega Conversion
Negative film can be displayed as positive images. Press the N for negative and P for positive.
Color/B/W Selection
To view black and white documents, choose the B/W selection, the image will be sharper than the color selection used for photos and three dimensional objects.
black and white

To zoom in on a part of an object, press the "Tele" button.  To zoom out, use the "Wide" button.
By pressing the auto focus button, the image will become clear automatically.
Any part of a three dimensional object can be focused upon by pressing the manual focus buttons.

White Balance
Generally, the full-auto white balance is used. However, if necessary, the white balance may be adjusted manually by turning the "R and B" knobs.

Exposure may be adjusted by turning the iris knob. If the image is too dark, the exposure may be increased by turning the knob clockwise. If the images is washed out, the exposure may be decreased by turning the knob counter-clockwise. If the knob is kept in the center position, exposure will be adjusted automatically.
head controls iris close

Instructional Media Equipment Directions Index

Revised 12-06
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