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10-8 Video Digital Evidence Solutions 10-8 Body Camera User Manual

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User Manual

10-8 Body Camera

 


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Warranty & Return Information

Warranty Details

• One(1)yearfreereplacementofanyfailedcomponent.

 
How to Get Support

1. VisittheWarrantyPartsReplacementformonourwebsite:

http://www.10-8video.com/support/warranty-form/

2. Filloutandsubmittheform.

Shipping Address

10-8VideoDigitalEvidenceSolutions

1423Huntsville,Hwy.

Fayetteville,TN37334

Phone Numbers

(888)788-1048•(931)262-2221

(931)233-1263(FAX)

Copyright © 2011-2015 10-8 Video Digital Evidence Solutions. • All rights reserved.

Disclaimer: 10-8VideoDigitalEvidenceSolutionsreservestherighttomakechangesin

specificationsatanytimeandwithoutnotice.Theinformationprovidedbythisdocument

isbelievedtobeaccurateandreliable.However,noresponsibilityisassumedby10-8Video

DigitalEvidenceSolutionsforitsuse;noranyinfringementsofpatentsorotherrightsof

thirdpartiesresultingfromitsuse.Nolicenseisgrantedunderanypatentsorpatentrights

of10-8VideoDigitalEvidenceSolutions.

Othercompanyandproductnamesmentionedhereinmaybetrademarksoftheirrespective

companies.

10-8 Digital Video Evidence Solutions

1423 Huntsville Hwy.

Fayetteville, TN 37334 

Tel: (888) 788-1048 • (931) 262-2221

Fax: (931) 233-1263

World Wide Web: www.10-8Video.com

 


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Contents

Introduction

 

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Overview 

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Package Contents 

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First-Time Usage

 

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Body Camera Setup 

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Setting Up the BC-1 Software 

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First-Time Usage

 

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Associating a BC-1 Camera with Its Officer Account 

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BC-1 Body Camera Diagram

 

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Operation

 

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Power On/Off 

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Power On: 

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Power Off: 

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Video Recording & Playback 

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Recording Video 

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Stop Recording Video 

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Video Playback 

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Stop Video Playback 

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Recording and Playing Audio 

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Recording Audio 

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Stop Recording Audio 

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Audio Playback 

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Stop Audio Playback 

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Taking a Photo 

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View Photos 

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Exit Playback Mode 

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Charging the Battery 

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Charging Battery with USB Cable 

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Battery Status Icons 

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Factory Reset 

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Software

 

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Using the Software 

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Managing Files 

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Viewing a File 

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Editing a File’s Info or “Tags” 

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Deleting Files 

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Backing Up Files 

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Viewing a File’s Access Log 

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Managing Call Types 

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Changing Your Software Password 

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Administrating Software User Accounts 

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Creating a New Software User Account 

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Editing a Software User Account 

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Change Officer Name 

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Change User’s Administrator Rights 

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Deactivate a User’s Account 

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User Account Permissions 

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Deleting a Software User Account 

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Reassigning A BC-1 Camera To An Officer 

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System Messages

 

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LED Status Indicator Lights 

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Audio Indicators 

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Specifications

 

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Introduction

Overview

ThisdigitalpoliceenforcementDVRprovidestheofficerwithstateofthe

artcapabilitiessuchashigh-definitiondigitalvideorecording,stillimage

capturecapabilities,high-speedUSBdatatransmissionandUSBcharging.

Package Contents

Your10-8BC-1BodyCamerawillhaveshippedwiththefollowingitems,

pleasetakethetimetoconfirmyouhavethefollowingitems:

• 1-BodyCamera
• 1-InstructionManual
• 1-12VCarCharger
• 1-120VCharger
• 1-USBCable
• 1-MicCable(Optional)

Thankyouforpurchasingthe10-8BC-1BodyCamera.Topreventany

damagetotheunitcausingareductionofitslifespan,werecommend

readingthisUserManualcarefullybeforeusingthedevice.

BeforeusingyournewBC-1BodyCameraforthefirsttime,we

recommendperformingthefollowingstepstomaximizetheusabilityof

yournewBC-1BodyCamera.

Body Camera Setup

1. ChargetheBC-1BodyCamerausingthe120Volt,12VoltorUSB

cable.

See

Charging the Battery

sectionfordetails.

2. Installthesoftwareusingthe

Installing the BC-1 Software

section

belowasaguide.

First-Time Usage

Setting Up the BC-1 Software

ThesoftwareisdesignedtoinstalllikeanytypicalWindowsprogram.

ThefirsttimeyouruntheBC-1softwareyouwillneedtoconfigureit.This

processonlyneedstobecompletedonce.Read through these instructions 

completely before beginning.

1. StarttheBC-1BodyCamerasoftware.Awelcomescreenwilldisplay

whileitisloading.

2. Thefirstscreenyouwillbepresentedwithwillestablishtheprimary

administratoraccount.Thispersonwillbetheprimaryuserand

softwareadministrator.

3. EntertheAdministrator’susernameandpasswordandclickonthe

“Next” button.

  

IMPORTANT!

READ THIS FIRST

For maximum security we recommend using random characters, 

symbols and numbers in your password. For more tips on 

creating secure passwords read this article: http://goo.gl/vZG9PZ

 


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First-Time Usage

First-Time Usage

4. Nowchoosethelocationonthecomputer’sharddrivewherevideos

fromyourBC-1BodyCamerawillbestored.Thislocationcanbe

anywhereonthelocalsystemoronanetwork.

5. ChoosewhethertoenabletheAutoDeleteFeatureanditsdurationby

enteringanumberintheboxordisablingitbyleavingthefieldalone.

6. Clickonthe“Next” buttontocontinue.

7. Nextyou’llsetupthebasiccalltypesthatwillbeavailabletohelp

officerscategorizeandtagvideos.ExamplecalltypeswouldbeDUI,

Assault,Domestic,etc.Youcanaddmorelaterifneeded.

7. Clickonthe“Next” buttontocontinue.

8. NowyouwillbeaddingofficersthatwillbeissuedtheBC-1Body

Cameras.Youwillalsoneedtodecidewhohasadministratorrightsto

thesoftware.

9. Entertheofficer’sbadgeID,theirnameandsettheiraccesslevel.The

officer’sbadgenumberalongwiththedateandtimewillberecorded

oneachvideotheBC-1BodyCamerarecords.

10.Clickonthe“Save Officer Account” buttontosavetheiraccount.

11.Whenyouarefinishedaddingofficeraccounts,clickonthe“Next” 

buttonatthebottomofthewindow.

12.NowyouaregoingtoassociateeachBC-1BodyCamerawiththe

officeraccountsyoujustsetup.

Administrators have more authority and can change passwords, 

review all user videos, etc. 
Non-Administrator users can archive and tag videos and only 

review videos taken by them.

Ensure the location you choose to store your files has sufficient 

space. Video files can consume large amounts of storage space.

Associating a BC-1 Camera with Its Officer Account

1. PluginasingleBC-1BodyCameratothecomputer

2. OncethecomputerdetectstheBC-1BodyCamera,theBC-1Body

CamerawillbeepandtheLCDscreenwillturnoff.

3. Clickonthe“Find Device” button.Thesoftwareandcomputerwill

searchfortheBC-1BodyCamera.

4. OncethesoftwaredetectstheBC-1BodyCamera,assignanofficerto

itbychoosingtheofficer’saccountandclickingthe“Assign” button.

5. WhenthesoftwarehasfinishingassigningtheofficertotheBC-1Body

CameradisconnecttheBC-1BodyCamerafromthecomputer.

6. Repeatsteps1-6asneeded.Whencomplete,clickthe“Done”button.

If this is the first time you have connected the BC-1 Body 

Camera to this computer, you may have to wait for your 

computer to automatically install the proper drivers.

If you connect the BC-1 Body Camera to a computer and do not 

have the software running, it will only charge its battery and you 

cannot access the camera’s internal files.

However, if you have the BC-1 Body Camera software running 

while the BC-1 Body Camera is connected, you can also use 

Windows Explorer to access it as a flash drive.

 


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BC-1 Body Camera Diagram

IR LEDS

Lens

Recording
Microphone

Speaker

Microphone

USB

LED Status Indicator

Clamp

1.5” LCD Screen

Earphone

Water Tight

Seal

REC/Down

USB Port

Earphone Jack

Talk

Selection

Play

Power

Walkie

Cable

FIG. 1

Body Camera Diagram

Power On/Off

Power On:

1. Pressandholdthe“Power” buttonuntilthedevicebeeps.

2. TheLED Status IndicatorwilllightupgreenandtheLCD screenwill

displaythe10-8Videologo.

3. Afterafewminutesofinactivity,thesystemwillthenenterinto

recording standby modeandtheLED Status Indicatorwillremainlit

green.

4. TheLCD screenwilldisplaythecurrentlyrecordinginterfaceand

yourbodycameraisreadytouse.

Power Off:

1. Pressandholdthe“Power”buttonforatleastthreeseconds.

2. Thecurrentfilewillbesavedtotheinternalstorageandthedevice

willpowerdown.

When the recorder is in standby mode if there is no interaction 

with it for more than thirty (30) seconds the 

LCD screen will turn 

off.

The recorder will automatically power off when the battery is low.

Operation

 


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Operation

Video Recording & Playback

Recording Video

1. Brieflypressthe“REC” buttonuntiltheLED Status Indicatorlights

upred.TheBC=1BodyCamerawillbeepaudibly.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillenterintoVideo Recording Mode(FIG.2)

andbegintorecord.Itwillsaveafileevery10minutes.

Stop Recording Video

1. Pressthe“REC” buttonuntiltheLED Status Indicatorlightsup

green.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillenterRecording Standby Mode.(FIG.3)

Video Playback

1. Pressthe“Play” buttonuntiltheBC-1BodyCameraentersinto

Playback Mode.(FIG.4)

2. Toplaythecurrentlyrecordingfile,pressthe“Play” buttonagain.

3. Toplayanotherfile,usethe“Selection” buttontocyclethroughthe

files.Pressthe“Play” buttonwhenyou’vefoundthefiletoplayit.

Stop Video Playback

1. Pressthe“Play” buttontostopthecurrentlyplayingfileandenter

intoPlayback Standby Mode.(FIG.5)

FIG. 2

Video Recording Mode

FIG. 4

Playback Mode

FIG. 3

Video Standby Mode

FIG. 5

Playback Standby Mode

Battery Status Icon

Recording Time

Playback Mode Icon

Play Status

Playing Time

Current Playback Time

Video File Icon

Focus Area

Current Date & Time

Current File Number

Recording Status Icon

Remaining Recording Time

Operation

If lighting is insufficient, the recorder will automatically enable 

Night Mode and the IR LED. It will automatically return to the 

normal recording mode when lighting conditions improve.

 


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Operation

Operation

Recording and Playing Audio

Recording Audio

1. Pressandholdthe“REC” buttonforabout2seconds.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillbeep,andtheLED Status Indicatorwill

lightupyellowindicatingithasbegunrecordingaudioonly.

3. TheLCD ScreenwillshowtheAudio Recording Mode Screen(FIG.6)

Stop Recording Audio

1. Pressthe“REC” buttonuntiltheLED Status Indicatorlightsup

green.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillenterRecording Standby Mode.(FIG.3)

Audio Playback

1. Pressandholdthe“Playback” buttonuntiltheBC-1BodyCamera

entersintoPlayback Mode.(FIG.4)

2. Usethe“Selection” buttontocyclethroughthefiles.

3. Toplaythecurrentlyselectedfile,pressthe“Play” button.When

playinganaudiofile,theAudio Playback Screenwilldisplay.(FIG.7)

Stop Audio Playback

1. Pressthe“Play” buttontostopthecurrentlyplayingfileandenter

intoPlayback Standby Mode.(FIG.5)

Taking a Photo

1. MakesuretheBC-1BodyCameraisinRecording Standby Modeby

exitinganycurrentlyactivemode.

2. Pressthe“Selection” buttontotakeapictureandtheLED Status 

Indicatorwillflashred.

View Photos

1. Pressandholdthe“Playback” buttonuntiltheBC-1BodyCamera

entersintoPlayback Mode.(FIG.4)

2. Usethe“Selection” buttontocyclethroughthefiles.

Exit Playback Mode

1. ToexitthePlayback Standby Mode,pressthePowerButtononce.

2. TheBC-1BodyCamerawillreturntotheRecording Standby Mode.

FIG. 6

  Audio Recording Mode

FIG. 7

  Audio Playback Mode

 


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Operation

Charging the Battery

Therearethreewaystochargeyour10-8BC-1BodyCamera:

• 120VoltCharger(FastestChargeRate)
• 12Voltcarcharger(Fast)
• USBcableconnectedtoapoweredUSBcomputerport(Slow)

Charging Battery with USB Cable

1. ConnectaUSBcablewithacompatibleconnectortoacomputer.

2. ConnecttheUSBcabletotheUSBportonthebodycamera.

Battery Status Icons

Factory Reset

Pressandholdboththe“Power”and“REC”buttonstoresettheBC-1

BodyCameratoitsfactorydefaults.

DuringchargingtheLED Status Indicatorwilllightupred,theLCD

screenwilldisplay“MSDC”andthebatteryicon.After10secondstheBC-1

BodyCamerawillenablethescreensaverfortheLCD.Pressanybuttonon

theBC-1BodyCameratoexitthescreensaver.

Whenthebatteryisfullycharged,theredLED Status Indicatorwillturn

offandthebatterystatusiconwilldisplaythe“FullyCharged”icon.

Low Power

Not Fully Charged

Fully Charged

A new, or completely drained BC-1 Body Camera battery can 

take 6-8 hours to charge fully.

Operation

Caution: Do not perform a Factory Reset while recording or while 

the device is connected to a computer. Doing so may cause file 

corruption and/or damage the internal memory.

 


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Software

Using the Software

InordertoaccessthefilesontheBC-1BodyCamera,thesoftwaremustbe

runningbeforepluggingtheBC-1BodyCameraintoyourcomputer.

1. StarttheBC-1BodyCamerasoftware.

2. Enteryourbadgenumberandsoftwarepasswordtologin.Ifyouare

logginginastheAdministrator,enteryourusernameintotheBadge 

Number field.

3. PlugtheBC-1BodyCameraintoyourcomputerusingthesupplied

USBcable.

4. OncethecomputerdetectsthattheBC-1BodyCamerahasbeen

connectedtoit,theBC-1BodyCamerawillbeepanditsLCDscreen

willturnoff.

5. AtthispointthesoftwareiscopyingthefilesfromtheBC-1Body

Cameratoyourdesignatedstoragelocation.DO NOTdisconnectit

duringthisprocess.

Oncethefilesappearinthemaininterfaceyoucanperformanyofthe

followingtasks:

Editing a File’s Info or “Tags”

You must have administrative privileges to edit file information.

1. ClickonceontheTag Iconoffileyouwishtoedit.

2. Usetheformthatpopsuptoadd/edit/removeanyrelevant

informationtothemediaclip.

3. Clickthe“Save” buttonwithinthepopupwindowtorecordyour

changes..

Deleting Files

It’snotnecessarytodeleteyourfilesfromtheBC-1BodyCameraonce

thefilesarebackeduptothecentralfilerepository.WhentheBC-1Body

Camera’sinternalstorageisfilledtocapacityitisdesignedtoautomatically

overwritetheoldestfiles.

Thiseliminatestheneedtoworryaboutmaintaininganemptystorage

card.JustmakesureyourBC-1isregularlysyncedwiththeBC-1Body

CameraSoftwareandallofyourfilesarepreserved.

However,forconvenience,wehaveincludedtheabilitytodelete

individualfilesviatheadmininterface.

Backing Up Files

EverytimeyouconnectyourBC-1BodyCameratoyourdesignated

computeryourlatestfilesareautomaticallycopiedtoyourfilerepository.

JustremembertosyncyourBC-1BodyCamerasregularlytoyour

designatedrepositorycomputer.

Managing Files

Fromthemaininterfaceyoucanviewthemedia,tagthefileswithmore

information,printareportonafileandviewthefile’saccesslog.

Viewing a File

1. Clickonceonthegreen“Play” iconintherowoffileyouwishto

view.

2. Onceloaded,thefilewilldisplayinanewwindow.

Software

To save time backing up your files and to reduce file redundancy, 

only files that have not already been backed up are copied each 

time you connect the BC-1 Body Camera to your computer.

 


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Viewing a File’s Access Log

Eachtimeafileisarchived,accessedoralteredinanywayitisrecorded

inthefile’saccesslog.Toaccessafile’sindividualaccessreport,clickonthe

Access Log Iconintherowofthefileyouwishtoview.

Managing Call Types

1. Clickonthe“Admin” buttonlocatedatthetopofthemainwindow.

2. Inthewindowthatpopsup,clickthe“Manage Call Types” button

locatedatthetopleftofthewindow.

3. Inthepopupwindowthatappears,youcaneitherdeleteorcreate

newcalltypes.

Changing Your Software Password

ChangingyourpasswordcanonlybedonewhenyoufirststarttheBC-1

BodyCamerasoftware.

1. StarttheBC-1BodyCamerasoftware.

2. Clickonthe“Change Account Password” buttonintheloginwindow.

3. EnteryourbadgenumberorifyouaretheAdministratoryouruser

name.

4. Enteryourcurrentor“old”password.

5. Enteryourdesirednewpassword.

6. Clickthe“Save” button.

Administrating Software User Accounts

Thefollowingfeaturesareonlyavailabletoanuseraccountpossessingan

Administratoraccountlevel.

Creating a New Software User Account

1. Clickonthe“Admin” buttonlocatedatthetopofthewindow.

2. Usetheforminthepopupwindowtodefineanewuseraccount.

3. Fillouttheofficer’sbadgenumber,name,passwordandselectwhich

accountleveltheyshouldhaveassignedtothem.

4. Clickthe“Save Officer Account” buttontorecordtheaccounttothe

database.

Editing a Software User Account

Useraccountscanbeaccessedbyclickingonthe“Admin” buttonlocated

atthetopofthemainwindow.

Change Officer Name

1. Tochangethenameofanofficerassociatedwithabadgenumber,

clickonthenameoftheaccountyouwishtoedit.

2. Makeyourchangesandpressthe“Enter” keyonyourkeyboardto

savethechanges.

Change User’s Administrator Rights

• Checkorun-checktheAdmin check boxforthedesiredaccount.

Deactivate a User’s Account

• Checkorun-checktheInActive check boxforthedesiredaccount.

Software

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Software

Software

User Account Permissions

TherearetwolevelsofaccesstotheBC-1BodyCamerasoftware-

“Normal”and“Administrator”.

Administrators can:

• Manageaccounts-create&edit.
• Changetheirpassword.
• Editmediafiletagsforallfiles.

Normal Users Can:

• View&edittagsfortheirfiles.
• Changetheirsoftwareaccountpassword.

Deleting a Software User Account

Inordertokeepanofficer’smediaintactforpossibleuseinafuturecase,

useraccountscannotbedeleted.However,accountscanbedeactivated

usingtheAdminsectionofthesoftware.

Reassigning A BC-1 Camera To An 

Officer

1. Iftheofficer’saccountisn’talreadycreated,dosonow.Seethe

Creating A New Software User Accountsection.

1. PluginasingleBC-1BodyCameratothecomputer

2. OncethecomputerdetectstheBC-1BodyCamera,theBC-1Body

CamerawillbeepandtheLCDscreenwillturnoff.

3. Clickonthe“Find Device” button.Thesoftwareandcomputerwill

searchfortheBC-1BodyCamera.

4. OncethesoftwaredetectstheBC-1BodyCamera,assignanofficerto

itbychoosingtheofficer’saccountandclickingthe“Assign” button.

5. WhenthesoftwarehasfinishingassigningtheofficertotheBC-1Body

CameradisconnecttheBC-1BodyCamerafromthecomputer.

 If you connect the BC-1 Body Camera to a computer and do not 

have the software running, it will only charge its battery and you 

cannot access the camera’s internal files.

However, if you have the BC-1 Body Camera software running 

while the BC-1 Body Camera is connected, you can also use 

Windows Explorer to access it as a flash drive.

 


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Brand Name: 10-8

Model Name: 10-8 BC-1

Specifications: •  Loop Recording

•  Industrial grade for extreme conditions & reliability

•  Can replace existing mic for most major brand walkies

•  Drop/shock & water resistant

•  Same size as most existing walkie mics

•  IR with automatic switching in low/no light conditions

•  360° rotatable buckle

•  Password protected files

•  Includes 32GB memory

•  Up to 6 hours continuous recording (48 hrs standby)

Camera Sensor:

5.0 mega pixels CMOS

Video Format: AVI

Video Resolution:

720x480 pixels, 30fps

Picture Format: JPEG

Picture Resolution: 12 mega pixels

Field of View: 120°

Text Overlay:

Off / Date / Date & Time / Officer ID

Languages:

English

Memory:

32GB

Battery: 1600mA, Rechargeable Lithium-ion Battery

Color:

Black

Dimensions:

96 x 64 x 33 (mm)

Net Weight: 141g

Includes: • 1 - USB cable

• 1 - AC Adapter (110-240V)

• 1 - 12v Cigarette Adapter Charger

• 1 - User Manual

Optional Accessories: • Connector cable with intercom

Specifications

System Messages

The10-8BC-1BodyCamerautilizesbothaudible(“beeps”)andvisual

(LEDlightsandLCDscreen)indicatorstoinformyouofthestatusand

healthofthedevice.Refertothechartsbelowformoreinformation.

LED Status Indicator Lights

LED Color

LED Duration

Explanation

Green

On/Solid

Power is on. System normal. In Recording Standby Mode.

Yellow

On/Solid

Recording audio in progress.

Red

On/Solid

Recording video in progress.

Red

Blink/Flash

In photograph mode indicates photo being taken.

Red

On/Solid

When charging indicated device is being charged. LED goes out 

when fully charged.

Audio Indicators

“Beeps”

Explanation

SIngle Beep

Photo taken.

Four (4) beeps

Memory card is full.  

 

The LCD screen will also display “Memory Card Full”.

Five (5) beeps every three (3) minutes

Battery low. 

 

The camera will begin to shutdown within 20 minutes of this 

warning.

If the BC-1 Body Camera has to stop recording due to a full 

storage card or low battery, it will automatically stop recording, 

save and close the file to ensure the integrity of the data.