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OWNER’S MANUAL

Video Call Camera

Please read this manual carefully before operating your set and retain it for future 
reference.

AN-VC400

www.lg.com

(Brazil : www.lge.com)

 


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CONTENTS

PREPARATION

Overview ............................................................... 3
Installing the Video Call Camera ....................... 4

USING Skype

Start Skype ........................................................... 5
Create account / Sign in ..................................... 5
Skype menu ..........................................................7

Contacts..............................................................................7
Add.Contact.......................................................................7
Call.Phones........................................................................7
History................................................................................. 8
My.Information................................................................. 8
Settings.............................................................................. 8

Make a Video Call to the Contact ...................... 9
Make a Call (Voice only) to a Contact ..............10

Receiving a Call ..................................................10
Call when watching TV .......................................10

APPENDIX

Troubleshooting ...................................................11
Product Specifications .......................................12

Product Handling

.

Do.not.let.the.camera.get.wet..Liquid.getting.into.the.camera.could.cause.a.short.circuit.

.

Wipe.the.camera.gently.with.a.dry.cloth.to.remove.any.dust.or.dirt..If.the.product.is.very.dirty,.spray.a.
mild.detergent.on.the.cloth.first..

.

Do.not.clean.with.thinner,.alcohol,.benzene.or.any.other.volatile.agent..
These.may.damage.the.product's.surface.or.affect.its.operation.

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Do.not.disassemble,.repair.or.alter.the.product..Incorrect.disassembly.may.cause.a.fire,.electric.shock,.
or.injury.

.

Do.not.shake.the.camera.

.

Do.not.pull.on.the.cable.

Installation Instructions

.

Make.sure.you.have.enough.space.for.connections.when.installing.the.product.

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Do.not.install.in.a.dusty,.dirty.or.moist.area.

.

Do.not.install.in.direct.sunlight.or.near.a.heat.source.

.

Magnetic.objects,.such.as.speakers,.may.interfere.with.the.camera’s.operation.

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Install.the.product.in.a.place.with.moderate.temperature.and.humidity..The.recommended.temperature.
range.is.0.°C.(32.°F).to.40.°C.(104.°F).

.

Strong.electromagnetic.waves.from.other.devices.could.interfere.with.the.camera’s.operation.

.

Remove.all.the.protective.plastic.bags.(Vinyl).before.use...

The.product.and.company.names.contained.in.this.manual.may.or.may.not.be.registered.trademarks.or.

copyrights,.and.are.only.used.for.identification.or.explanatory.purposes..All.trademarks.reserved.
The.AN-VC400.is.a.Video.Call.Camera.that.can.be.used.with.some.LG.TVs.
The.following.model.lines.are.supported:

LCD TV

:.LM9***,.EM9***,.LM8***,.LM7***,.LM6***,.LM5***(Japan.only),.LS5***,.LS3***(Japan.only)

PDP TV

:.PM9***,.PM6***,.PA69**(Korea.only),.PA47**,.PM4***

(*every.model.line.listed.is.not.available.in.every.country).

 


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PREPARATION

 NOTE:

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For.best.results.when.using.external.speakers,.only.use.the.front.right/left.(stereo).speakers.when.using.Skype.

.

When.making.a.video.call.with.Skype.using.a.PC,.the.Skype.software.version.for.Windows.should.be.4.2.or.newer.
(Visit.the.Skype.homepage.(www.skype.com).for.operating.systems.other.than.Windows,.e.g..OS.X,.Linux,.etc.)

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Video.calls.can.not.be.made.to.a.Mac.that.runs.Skype.2.8.or.lower.

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Content.can.be.changed.or.deleted.depending.on.Content.Provider..

.

Please.visit.the.content.providers.web.site.for.specific.information.on.their.services.

.

The.software.update.screen.will.automatically.appear.when.an.update.is.available.

.

You.cannot.use.input.devices.such.as.keyboard.and.mouse.while.watching.premium.content.on.Skype.

OVERVIEW

No emergency calls with Skype

Skype is not a telephone replacement service, and cannot 

be used for emergency service dialing.

Microphones

Microphones

Stand

Activity.Indicator

Lens

Stand-Bottom

Stand-Arm

Stand-Support

USB.Cable

 


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PREPARATION

INSTALLING THE VIDEO CALL CAMERA

 NOTE

.

For.the.best.quality.video.and.audio.outputs,.install.the.camera.on.the.top-center.of.your.TV..

.

Set.up.with.the.television.switched.off.

.

When.using.external.speakers,.allow.sufficient.space.between.the.microphones.and.the.speakers.

.

The.TV.must.be.connected.to.a.network.for.Skype.to.work.

TV

Fold.the.stand.

2

3

4

(A)..Firmly.attach.the.TV.stand.to.the.back.of.the.

TV.set.using.the.stand.magnet..

(B)..If. you. have. difficulty. attaching. the. stand. or.

want. to. prevent. it.from. slipping. off,. use. the.

Velcro.tape.to.secure.it.

Connect.the.USB.cable.to.the.side.of.the.TV..

The.camera.may.not.work.if.it.is.connected.

through.the.USB.hub.

I

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VIDE

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USB IN 

1

USB IN 

2

USB IN 

3

TV

(A)

(B)

Unfold.the.stand.and.put.it.on.the.top.center.of.

the.TV.set.

1

Video.Call.Camera

Velcro

 


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USING Skype

START Skype

 NOTE:

.

Skype.must.be.connected.to.a.network.to.operate.

CREATE ACCOUNT / SIGN IN

After.selecting.the.Skype.icon.from.the.Premium.

menu,.enter.your.Skype.name.and.password..Choose.

“Sign.me.in.when.Skype.starts”.to.sign.in.

automatically.when.the.TV.is.switched.on.

 NOTE:

.

If.you.do.not.have.a.Skype.account,.press.the.

RED

.

button.on.the.remote.control.to.create.an.account.

This.screen.will.appear.if.you.choose.to.create.an.

account.

ENTER

OK

.or.

ENTER

OK

.:.Select.a.menu.

.:.Return.to.the.previous.screen..

. ..

:.Return.to.Home.menu.

 NOTE:

.

For.more.details.about.the.Skype.service,.click.the.item.
you.want.to.read.
1..Terms.of.Service:.www.skype.com/tos
2..End.User.License.Agreement:.www.skype.com/eula
3..Skype.Privacy.Policy:.www.skype.com/privacy

Create account

No Emergency Calls. Skype is not a replacement for your ordinary telephone 

and cannot be used for emergency calling.

I have read and accept Skype’s terms and conditions at 

www.skype.com/eula, www.skype.com/tos, and the privacy statement at 

www.skype.com/privacy.

Back

Agree

Disagree

HOME

Welcome to Skype

Skype name

Password

Sign me in when Skype starts

Sign in

Cancel

Create account

Exit

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u       v     w      x      y       z      _       /

              a

A# 

                                    

 ←

1

.

Start

 Skype

.

MAGIC REMOTE CONTROL

REGULAR REMOTE CONTROL

1

HOME

.

..........Start

 Skype

.

ENTER

OK

Back

Exit

 


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USING Skype

This.screen.checks.whether.your.Skype.name.is.

available.
If.it.is.not.available,.you.can.choose.your.Skype.name.

from.the.list.of.suggestions..You.can.also.enter.a.new.

name.if.you.click.on.the.“

Different Skype name

”.

menu.

If.the.Skype.name.is.available,.“

Welcome to Skype

”.

will.appear.

Type.in.your.email.address..Select.your.country,.then.

press.“

Confirm

”.

CREATE ACCOUNT / SIGN IN 

(CONTINUED)

Please wait while checking availability of your Skype name.

Back

Welcome to Skype

To call your friends, first add them as contacts to your Skype account. Select 
‘Add Contact’ to get started.
You can test your camera’s audio is working correctly by selecting ‘Echo / 
Sound Test Service’ to make a test call.

Exit

Conference call

Add contact

Zoom

Contacts

Call Phones

History

My Information

Settings

My Name

0

Type.your.full.name.and.Skype.name.

1/1

Back

Create account

Skype name

Full name

Password

Repeat
Password

Continue

Cancel

Back

Back

Between 6 and 32 characters

Create account

Enter your email address

Country

United Kingdom

Sign me in when Skype starts

Confirm

Cancel

Between 6 and 20 characters

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p      q       r       s      t       .       @      0

u       v     w      x      y       z      _       /

              a

A# 

                                    

 ←

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p      q       r       s      t       .       @      0

u       v     w      x      y       z      _       /

              a

A# 

                                    

 ←

E

cho/Sou..

Exit

Exit

Exit

Test your microphone!

Option

 


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Skype MENU

Contacts

This.is.the.list.of.contacts.in.your.contact.list..For.

more.details.about.how.to.make.a.call,.refer.to.pages.

9.and.10.

 NOTE:

.

The.maximum.number.of.contacts.that.can.be.stored.
is.limited.by.the.storage.capacity.

.

If.there.are.more.than.500.contacts,.the.list's.
performance.and.stability.may.be.affected.

.

Contacts.can.be.arranged.in.alphabetical.order.

Call Phones

Select.the.country.you.would.like.to.call.and.enter.a.

phone.number..Now.select.“

Call

”.

 NOTE:

.

To.use.Call.Phones,.you.will.need.

Skype Credit

..For.

more.details,.visit.the.Skype.homepage
(www.skype.com).

Add Contact

When.pressing.the.

RED

.button.on.the.remote.control.

while.on.the.contact.list,.the.following.screen.appears..

This.allows.you.to.search.or.add.users.
Press.the.“

Find

”.button.to.start.a.search,.or.press.the.

Cancel

”.button.to.return.to.the.previous.menu.

 NOTE:

.

Search.results.will.be.in.alphabetical.order.

My Name

KRW 9.542.78

My Name

KRW 9.542.78

Add contact                         Zoom                                     Conference call                    Back                                      Exit

Add contact                                                                                                    Back                                                 Exit

Call Phones                            History                         My Information                   Settings

Contacts

Call Phones

Contacts                                                                                     History                         My Information                   Settings

1/5

  Broman Bill                     Sangjun koo                   Zangsae                          Unii2                                 Nicky

I don’t wear a watch.I like my arms to weigh the same...

Find

Cancel

Call

Add to contacts

Search for Skype users

Find people on Skype and add them to your
contact list. Enter their Skype name, full name or 
email address and click Find.

                         

 

a      b      c       d      e      1      2       3

f       g      h       i       j       4      5       6

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              a

A# 

                

            

   ←

Option

                  Back                                      Exit

My Name

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USING Skype

Settings 

The.settings.menu.includes.‘Notification.settings’,.‘Call.

forwarding’,.‘Privacy.settings’,.‘Video.settings’.and.

‘Change.password’.

 NOTE:

.

It.may.take.several.minutes.for.applying.the.new.
setting.value.

Skype MENU 

(CONTINUED)

History

This.lists.All.calls/Voicemails/Authorization.requests.
By.selecting.‘All.calls,’.you.can.check.your.Incoming/

outgoing/missed.calls.
You.can.check.the.received.event.list.by.selecting.

‘Voice.messages’.or.‘Contact.requests’.
The.numbers.on.the.right.side.of.each.item.indicate.

the.number.of.unchecked.items.

My Information 

The.information.menu.consists.of.‘My.status’,.‘Change.

picture’,.‘My.profile’.and.‘View.account’.

 NOTE:

.

The.maximum.number.of.photos.that.can.be.saved.
using.Snapshot.is.limited.

My Name

KRW 9.542.78

My Name

KRW 9.542.78

                                                                                                                                                  Back                                   Exit

                                                                                                                                    Back                                       Exit

                                                                                                                                                   Back                                        Exit

Contacts                           Call Phones                                                                                  My Information                   Settings

History

All calls                   Voice messages                  Contact

                                                                                  requests

Contacts                           Call Phones                                 History                                                                                      Settings

My Information

My status                 Change picture                 My profile                    View account

Online

     Call forwarding       Privacy settings         Video settings           

Contacts                           Call Phones                               History                         My Information                              

Settings

Notification

   settings

Change

password

My Name

KRW 9.542.78

 


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MAKE A VIDEO CALL TO THE CONTACT

Select.a.contact.from.your.contact.list.
Press.the.“

Video call

”.button.

 NOTE:

.

It.can.take.from.a.few.seconds.to.several.minutes.for.a.
call.to.be.connected.to.the.party.

1

 

.

Inviting people : 

Add.to.call.member.

2

 

.

Screen mode

.:.Changes.video.window..

...

Camera zoom in / out

.:..Zooms.the.video.in.or.out.

4

...

Pointing zoom

.:.The.magnified.image.will.be.sent.

to.the.other.party.by.using.“the.pointing.zoom.
feature”..The.magnified.image.is.only.one.square.
of.the.nine.part.grid.

.

5

..

Stop my video

.:.Your.video.disappears,.and.the.

connected.party.cannot.watch.it.either.

.

6

..

Mute microphone

.:.Mutes.the.microphone,.and.

the.connected.party.cannot.hear.your.voice.either.

.

7

.

End call

.:.Ends.the.call.

 

8

  Hold call

.:.Holds.the.call.until.the.“

Resume call

”.

button.is.pressed..

..

9

.

..

Call quality information

.:.Video.quality.will.be.

affected.by.downstream.network.conditions.

.

Critical

:.Very.slow.internet.access.

.

Low

.:.Slow.internet.access.

.

Normal

:.Fast.internet.access.

..

Critical

..

Low

..

Normal

1

2

3

4

6

5

7

My Name

KRW 9.542.78

 Inviting people                         Screen mode                        Camera zoom in /out                       Pointing zoom

Call with Michael

02:34

Stop my video

Mute microphone

Call Phones                            History                         My Information                   Settings

Contacts

Option

  Broman Bill                     Sangjun koo                   Zangsae                          Unii2                                 Nicky

Add contact                         Zoom                                     Conference call                    Back                                       Exit

End Call

Hold Call

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USING Skype

MAKE A CALL (VOICE ONLY) TO A CONTACT

Select.a.contact.from.your.contact.list..
Press.the.“

Call

”.button..

Once.a.contact’s.phone.number.is.registered,.you.can.select.

among.the.contact’s.Skype.name.and.phone.numbers.

 NOTE:

.

It.can.take.from.a.few.seconds.to.several.minutes.for.a.call.to.be.
connected.to.the.party.

1

..

Inviting people

.:.Add.to.call.member.

2

..

Screen mode

.:.Changes.video.window.

3

..

Display dial pad

.:.Opens.a.numerical.keypad.

4

..

Start my video

.:.Shares.your.video.with.the.connected.party.

5

...

Mute microphone

.:.Mutes.your.audio..The.connected.party.

can.not.hear.your.audio.

6

  End call

.:.Ends.the.call.

7

   Hold call

.:.Holds.the.call.until.the.“

Resume call

”.button.is.

pressed..

My Name

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CALL WHEN WATCHING TV

When.someone.calls.while.you.are.watching.TV,.pressing.

Answer

”.will.mute.the.TV.audio.but.will.not.interrupt.the.video..

After.the.call.is.finished,.the.TV.audio.will.automatically.resume.

Inviting people

Call with Michael

01:53

Display dial pad

End call

Mute microphone

RECEIVING A CALL

When.someone.calls.while.you.are.watching.TV,.a.message.

appears.on.the.bottom.right.of.the.screen..

1

 

Answer with video

.:.Receive.the.call.with.video.(stops.the.TV).

2

 

Answer

.:.Receive.the.call.while.continuing.to.watch.TV.

3

 

Decline

.:.Do.not.receive.the.call,.and.continue.watching.TV.

 NOTE:

.

Set.your.status.to.“do.not.disturb”.to.prevent.Skype.pop-ups..

.

If.the.incoming.call.is.a.conference.call,.the.“Answer.with.Video”.
option.is.not.available.

Answer

Answer with video

Michael is calling

Decline

1

2

3

4

1

2

3

End Call

Hold Call

Inviting people 

Display dial pad

Screen mode

Call with Michael

Call Phones                            History                         My Information                   Settings

Contacts

Option

  Broman Bill                     Sangjun koo                   Zangsae                          Unii2                                 Nicky

Add contact                         Zoom                                     Conference call                    Back                                      

 

Exit

00:20

Start my video

Mute microphone

5
6
7

I don’t wear a watch.I like my arms to weigh the same...

Hold call

I don’t wear a watch.I like my arms to weigh

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APPENDIX

TROUBLESHOOTING

For.the.problems.listed.below

Check.the.following.areas

If.Skype.doesn’t.start

.

Check.whether.the.Video.Call.Camera.is.properly.connected.to.the.
USB.port.on.the.TV..

.

Check.the.network.connection.status.

If.the.Notification.Window.is.
not.displayed.when.a.call.is.
received

.

Check.that.your.status.is.not.set.as.“Do.not.disturb”.

.

When.using.certain.TV.functions,.incoming.calls.can’t.be.received..
(e.g..during.a.software.update,.etc.).

.

Check.‘Privacy.Settings’.is.“Allow.calls.from.people.in.my.contact.list.
only”.

If.there’s.echo.(e.g..when.you.
hear.your.own.voice.played.
back.through.the.speakers)

.

Position.the.Video.Call.Camera.at.the.top-center.of.your.TV.

.

Change.the.home.theater.audio.setting.to.stereo.rather.than.surround.

.

Reduce.the.speaker.volume.

.

Too.much.echo.in.the.room.can.decrease.audio.quality.

.

Test.microphone.using.the.‘Echo./.Sound.Test.Service’.

If.you’re.not.able.to.receive.any.
video.or.if.it.is.of.low.quality

.

Internet.or.network.congestion.can.degrade.video.quality..

.

Using.wireless.can.also.degrade.video.quality..We.recommend.using.a.
wired.internet.connection..

.

Screen.quality.can.decrease.when.using.Zoom-In..We.recommend.you.
use.minimum.zoom.during.video.calls.

.

Check.whether.the.call.quality.information.is.marked.as.“critical”..If.this.
is.the.case,.video.quality.can.be.degraded.

If.the.call.ends.abruptly

.

When.certain.TV.functions.are.activated,.the.call.may.be.disconnected..
(e.g..Sleep.timer,.etc.)

.

Do.not.unplug.the.Video.Call.Camera.during.a.call.

If.the.Skype.menu.does.not.
appear.on.the.Premium.menu

.

Check.whether.your.TV.supports.the.Video.Call.Camera.(see.page.2).

.

Connect.the.camera.to.your.TV,.then.update.the.software..For.details.
about.how.to.update.the.software,.refer.to.your.TV.manual.

Other.issues

.

Issues.may.arise.from.network.congestion.of.problems.with.the.Skype.
network.

.

For.further.inquiries.about.Skype.functions,.visit.www.skype.com.

NOTE:

Video.call.quality.may.vary.depending.on.the.TV.model.

.

720p.HD.Video.Call.:.LM9***,.EM9***,.LM8***.(Except.for.Japan).

.

VGA.Video.Call.:..LM7***,.LM6***,.LS5***,.LM5***,.LS3***,.PM9***,.PM6***,.PA69**,.PA47**,.PM4***

 


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Appendix

PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

MODELS

AN-VC400

(Video.Call.Camera)

Dimensions.(Width.x.Height.x.Depth)

112.mm.x.56.mm.x.38.mm.(dongle.only)

Weight

77.6.g

Video

Lens

Focus

More.than.100.cm

Field.of.Vision

58.8°.in.diagonal.

Effective.pixels

1280.x.720

Output.format

H.264,.MJPEG,.YUY

Output.Image

HD(720p),.VGA,.QVGA,.QQVGA

Audio

Microphone

2.microphones

Interface

USB

Environmental.conditions

Operating.Temperature

0.°C.-.40.°C.(32.°F.-.104.°F)

Operating.Humidity

0.%.-.80.%

Storage.Temperature

-20.°C.-.70.°C.(-4.°F.-.158.°F)

Storage.Humidity

0.%.-.90.%

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The.specifications.shown.above.may.be.altered.without.prior.notice.to.improve.quality.

  

Video calls through an LG TV cannot be made using the following devices:

.

ASUS.Skype.Video.Phone.Touch.SV1TS.

.

ASUS.Skype.Videophone.Touch.SV1TW

.

AIGURU_SV1.Skype.Video.Phone.

*

The.list.of.devices.that.are.not.supported.may.be.amended.without.prior.notification.

 


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