Advice 1: How to connect the camera to the computer

No matter how big nor was the amount of physical memory on your camera, sooner or later, it will be filled with video and images. You need to clean it and move everything that you captured on the hard disk of your computer. We will need a special cable and software. All this is included in the kit camera. How to connect the camera to the computer?
How to connect the camera to the computer
Instruction
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Insert the camera cable, attached in the kit. If the camera has the connection mode with PC, then activate it.
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Locate supplied cord with a USB connector and plug it into any free USB port of your computer. This port is on the front or rear panel of any modern personal desktop computer, sometimes even on both panels. Laptops have USB ports can be on the side or on the rear panel.
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After connecting the cable to the computer, the operating system will recognize the new connected device and will start the install wizard for new hardware. If asked for the installation disk in the CD-ROM, insert the ROM supplied in your camerathat says "USB Driver". The installation will take less than a minute, confirm its completion by clicking the done button in the final window of the installation wizard.
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After that, the screen will appear a new window where you will be offered the options of action with your camera. However, he will be identified as a new "removable disk". Immediately copy the image by saving them to a new or existing folder on the hard disk of the PC.
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If your computer is not too new, and the USB port it does not, then make sure that the free PCI slot available, buy a USB controller and install it in the PCI slot of the motherboard. The controller costs about a couple hundred rubles.

Advice 2: How to connect CD-ROM to the computer

CD-ROM is an optical disc placed on it the information which cannot be overwritten. It stands as the abbreviation of CD-ROM - Compact Disc Read-Only Memory. Hooking it up is to place the disc in the CDROM device was installed in your computer. However, very often the name of the CD-ROM represent the device itself reading. Connect it to the computer is somewhat more complex process.
How to connect CD-ROM to the computer
Instruction
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Buy a special Converter IDE/ATAPI USB if you from time to time there is a need to quickly connect a CD-ROM drive to a desktop or laptop. Structurally, it is designed as a conventional connecting cord, one end of which has a USB connector, and the other very wide special connector. This connector you need to insert into the slots on the back side of the CD-ROM drive. It is constructed so that it covers two slots - and one that serves to connect the power bus, and the one that provides data transfer through the IDE/ATAPI interface.
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Connect the other plug of the device into the USB port of the computer and the system recognizes the CD-ROM drive. On the wide connector the led lights up, and you will be able to work with an external optical drive.
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If you want a permanent connection CD-ROM drive installed in the system unit, start the procedure to turn off the computer and disconnect it from the network. Position the body so as to have free access to both side surfaces.
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Remove the left and right panel by unscrewing the two screws, connecting them with the rear surface of the housing. In the standard system unit tower type for device installation in housings designed five inch bays of the upper - arm one of them to install. You need to remove the plastic plug on the front panel opposite the compartment.
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Install CD-ROM into the prepared compartment, adjust its position relative to the front panel of the system unit and reinstall the four screws - two on the left and right sides of the chassis of the system unit.
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Insert one of the free connectors of the power cable into the appropriate slot on the rear surface of the optical disc drive. Then use the IDE cable, connect the CD-ROM connector on the motherboard.
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Close the system unit, replace the disconnected wire on the rear panel and turn on the computer. After loading the system it should recognize the new device and install a driver for it from their own base. If this happens, then install it manually using the software that came with the CD-ROM drive or by downloading it from the manufacturer's website online.

Advice 3: How to connect laptop hard drive to PC

There are situations when it is necessary to transfer the information stored on the hard disk of a laptop to a desktop computer. Can be some difficulties because of the incompatibility of connectors. But they are easily removed with the help of special adapters.
How to connect laptop hard drive to PC
Instruction
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Use the adapter to connect the hard drive of the laptop to the PC. Why is it necessary? If your laptop was 3 years, that is, the risk that a hard drive can fail. To avoid a complete loss of important information needed to make a backup of the files that will be contained on the hard disk of your personal computer.
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Get an adapter at any computer store. Then to mount the hard drive of the laptop to the computer connect the adapter to the wide side of the IDE cable to the motherboard of a desktop computer. To narrow adapter connect the hard disk drive connector laptop. Before performing these manipulations, do not forget to disconnect power from the computer.
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Run the power of a desktop computer, after plug in the hard drive of the laptop computer. A new device is detected during boot. Note that to transfer all necessary data on the hard disk of your personal computer, you can only after the second restart. No matter what Service Pack version from your operating system. Re-download the pass fail.
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HDD use a special container if you don't want to mess with adapters, and if the process of transferring data from the hard drive of the notebook PC to be repeated often enough. This container connects to the computer using USB cable. This imposes certain restrictions on the speed of data transfer, but at the same time makes the process more convenient. HDD container can be purchased at any computer store. There are several versions, among which is the container itself which is the adapter with the IDE motherboard of a desktop computer. Ie, when using it does not suffer the rate of exchange, as in the case of the USB-container.

Advice 4: How to connect the camera to Skype

Skype is an application used to make telephone calls online, as well as for conferences and video calls. In addition to the webcam to do video Skype, you can use a camera with a video recording function.
How to connect the camera to Skype
You will need
  • computer;
  • - the camera;
  • - a video capture device.
Instruction
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Make sure your digital camera can work in the mode of the webcam. To do this, connect it to the TV and put it into video recording mode. Make sure that the camera is able to transmit the video signal of international standard quality. If it can stream video, you can connect the camera to Skype.
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Perform the operation for the transmission of streaming video from the cameraand the PC with capture. Use this video capture device (video card or tuner input) and composite input (Tulip). Connect the cable from the camera to the device to use the camera as a web camera.
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Install driver for video capture cards, which allows you to record to the hard drive. He can't broadcast the video to the Internet. You need to perform the interception and redirection of the signal. Use the free app SplitCam.
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Download the program at the link http://splitcam.biz/. Install it on your computer. Connect the adapter to the computer or the tuner, i.e. a video capture device. To composite input switch on the cable and connect it to the output of the digital camera. Set the on camera timer the sleep timer for maximum time.
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Use a program that comes with the recorder to verify that the picture from the camera is transmitted to it. Then run the SplitCam app. Go to menu "File", then "video Source" and select your device by installing it near the box. Then go to menu "Options", click Advertisements and select the check box in the Exchange ad and video windows to move the image from the video in a larger window.
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Run Skype. If the program does not offer to check the quality of the video to select the input source manually. To do this go to menu "Tools", select "Settings" – "video Settings", then click "Select webcam" drop-down menu you need to note SplitCam Capture.

Advice 5: How to connect the camera to the laptop

Buying computer hardware, users tend to use all of its features. It is no secret that laptops, as well as the computers compatible with the digital video devices such as camera, video camera, etc.
How to connect the camera to the laptop
Instruction
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Video cameras are external and embedded. Integrated video cameras are usually placed at the top panel of the laptop. You can find it visually by looking at the laptop.
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Turn the laptop on and click on the icon "My computer". You will see a window with local drives and external connected devices. If you find at the bottom of the item "Video device" or simply "Video", click on it, and you will see yourself on the screen. Your laptop has integrated a built-in camera. Sometimes it may not work due to the lack of installed drivers that must be downloaded to a laptop via USB cable from the Internet from the manufacturer's website.
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If your laptop has no built-in camera, you should connect external video device. To do this simply. Webcams sold in stores of computer technology with the software needed USB cords. Read the manual. Take the USB cable and connect the laptop to the camcorder via the USB port. In a few minutes the operating system of the laptop will determine the external connected device. Go to the folder "My computer" and look for the item "USB video device". Click on it with the mouse. If the camera driver was downloaded automatically, then the hardware is installed, and the camera work. But sometimes you need to install the software yourself. Insert supplied complete with a webcam disk to the receiving device, open it, locate the installation file with the extension "exe", run, follow the instructions on the screen. After some time the installation will over. Restart the computer, the camcorder is ready to work.
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To connect conventional video camera (that can shoot videos) to your laptop uses a special port 1394. It gives the best image quality downloaded from digital camcorder material, and also increases the download speed. For connection use the connection cable with plugs under FireWire 1394. If the laptop has no such port, buy a IEEE 1394 controller, insert it into the side port to connect the controller to your delicate part. Then insert the controller plug of the above cable connecting the laptop with a video camera. Connecting and disconnecting of the controller is based on the principle of the stick. Check the connection of the camera through the operating system described in item 2 above method.

Advice 6: How to download photos from the camera to the computer

Photos from memory digital camera sooner or later must be downloaded into a computer, as the stocks of any medium is limited. To download photos from camera to computer in various ways.
How to download photos from the camera to the computer
Instruction
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The most common method of transferring photos from camera to computer is copied or moved when you connect devices to each other via cable. Cable to connect camera to computerhave is supplied. To connect the camera to the computer, at last we need to install the appropriate driver, which also comes with the camera. Some manufacturers write on disk with drivers, proprietary software for processing photos. After installing the drivers, connect the camera to the computerthrough the USB interface. It may be recognized by the operating system as a removable disk or as a device. In the first case the data will be transferred using standard file managers and the second with the help of proprietary software installed from disk.
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Upload pictures from camera to computer is also possible with the help of special devices - readers (which may be embedded in a laptop or system unit or to connect to a computerom with USB). This method offers much higher data transfer rate.To download pictures from camera to computer , remove the flash card from the camera and insert it into a card reader connected to the computer (or built into it). If the camera uses a micro-version of the flash cards (e.g. microSD), then to insert it in card reader, use a special adapter. This method of transmission is no different from copying the data from the ordinary stick.
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Some modern cameras support wireless data transmission. If the computer is also equipped with wireless modules (Bluetooth for example), the download of pictures from camera can be done this way. To do this, activate Bluetooth on both devices, on the computere click the Bluetooth icon in the system tray and click on the "Add device". After adding the device start reviewing and copying the necessary photos.
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