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  • Product category: Video Presenters & Document Cameras HoverCam
  • Brand: HoverCam
  • Description and content of package
  • Technical information and basic settings
  • Frequently asked questions – FAQ
  • Troubleshooting (does not switch on, does not respond, error message, what do I do if...)
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User manual for the HoverCam Solo 8 Plus Document Camera contain basic instructions that need to be followed during installation and operation. Before starting your appliance, the user manual should be read through carefully. Follow all the safety instructions and warnings, and be guided by the given recommendations. User manual is an integral part of any HoverCam product, and if it is sold or transferred, they should be handed over jointly with the product. Following the instructions for use is an essential prerequisite for protecting health and property during use, as well as recognition of liability on the part of the manufacturer for possible defects should you make a warranty claim. Download an official HoverCam user manual in which you will find instructions on how to install, use, maintain and service your product.

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Product description

The HoverCam Solo 8 Plus Document Camera is a high-resolution video camera, photo camera, microscope, and more for the classroom. You can record hundreds of hours of video in up to 4K resolution at 30 fps, and slow-motion video in 1280 x 720 resolution at 120 fps. Capture 13MP photos and zoom in on objects or documents by up to 480x (6x ASR zoom, 8x interpolated digital zoom, and 10x mechanical zoom). Sound is captured via a built-in mic with integrated noise reduction. The HoverCam Solo 8 Plus connects to your PC over a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 connection, and you can connect the PC to a projector or whiteboard for video output. The USB connection to a PC also provides the Solo with power, so a separate power adapter is not required. Use the HoverCam Flex 10 annotation software for Windows to get creative with any documentation or images you present to the class. The software comes preloaded on the Solo and is accessible on your PC once the Solo and PC are connected.

The Solo 8 Plus features a 13MP, 1/3.2" sensor and 5-element f/2.0 lens. It's capable of auto-focusing, auto-focus locking, and selected region focus. It has a flexible arm that adjusts to let you record/capture from nearly any angle. The arm is equipped with four ultra-bright LEDs that will help bring out the details of anything you put under the camera. The arm also fully folds in to make the Solo 8 Plus compact, portable, and sleek.

Updated versions of the HoverCam Flex software will be available to you as free downloads as they are released, and you can install them into the Solo via the USB 3.0 "Install" port that's right next to the main USB 3.0 port. If you want to use the Solo with a Chromebook, you can install a Chromebook version of the software, called HoverCam for Chrome, available at the Chrome Webstore. Everything you record or capture can be stored directly on your computer.
    Key Features
    • Up to 4K/30 video
    • 13MP still images
    • 720p120 slow-motion video
    • Built-in mic with integrated noise reduction
    • Up to 480x zoom
    • USB 3.0 interface and power connection to a PC
    • HoverCam Flex 10 annotation software (Windows) included
    • Use with Chromebooks by installing HoverCam for Chrome (free download)
    • 13MP, 1/3.2" sensor
    • 5-element f/2.0 lens
    • Auto-focusing, auto-focus locking, and selected region focus
    • Four ultra-bright LEDs
    • Flexible, folding arm
UPC: 857548004416 In the Box HoverCam Solo 8 Plus Document Camera
  • USB 3.0 Cable
  • Document Alignment Mat
  • Limited 2-Year Warranty (3rd Year Available with Product Registration)
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    Technical parameters

    HoverCam Solo 8 Specs

    Sensor 1/3.2" CMOS
    Sensor Resolution 13 MP
    Zoom 8x (Digital)
    10x (Optical)
    Aperture f/2.0
    Frame Rate 3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps
    1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
    1024 x 720 @ 120 fps
    Output Resolution 4224 x 3156
    Minimum Focusing Distance 2.0" / 5.0 cm
    Optical Design 5 Elements
    Capture Area 13 x 21" / 33 x 53.3 cm
    I/O Connections 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-B
    I/O Connections 1 x USB Type-B USB 3.1 Gen 1
    Built-In LED Lighting 4
    Built-In Mic Yes
    Focus Modes Auto
    Supported Video Compression MJPEG, YUV
    Power Source USB Bus-Powered Port
    Certifications CE, FCC, RoHS, as per Manufacturer
    Dimensions 1.5 x 3.5 x 11.4" / 3.8 x 9.0 x 29.0 cm (Folded)
    1.5 x 3.5 x 19.6" / 3.8 x 9.0 x 50.0 cm (In-Use)
    Weight 2.2 lb / 1 kg
    Package Weight 3.35 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.1 x 5.1 x 3.3"


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    Subject: will not lock in focus
    Date: 01.12.2020 20:11:47Name: R Desarro
    I have the same problem wish they would post a solution
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    Subject: HoverCam Solo8 focus
    Date: 30.11.2020 21:43:07Name: Todd Laney
    Good afternoon. I am having difficulty to get me HoverCam to stay focused while I am writing. I continuously have to click auto-focus. When I try to use the focus lock, it locks, but is blurry. Please advise.
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    Subject: Using to teach
    Date: 23.11.2020 20:06:11Name: Jody Schmidle
    When I put a paper under the document camera it shows with all of the numbers backwards. They are not upside down, they are backwards. Can you please help!!!
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