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The Ultimate SJCAM SJ4000 Series User Manual

The SJCAM SJ4000 Series Action Camera’s include a waterproof housing that’s rated for depths of 100 feet or less. It’s important when using the camera for watersports that you take special care of the waterproof housing. To prevent water damage, properly examine the rubber seal that lines the camera housing before each use. A tight seal is required, even a small piece of sand can disrupt the seal and jeopardize waterproof capability. When using in salt water, rinse the waterproof housing using non-salt water after each use. Not doing so will cause corrosion and damage the buttons. If the waterproof housing experiences …

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What’s the difference between the SJ4000 & SJ4000-WIFI?

The SJ4000 & SJ4000-WIFI are virtually identical except for WIFI. Using the WIFI version you’re able to connect wirelessly to the camera. The free app is available for both iOS & Android and can be downloaded directly through the App store on your mobile device. There are many benefits of having the WIFI version. Using the app your able to remotely control the SJ4000. Get a live view, change video modes, adjust camera settings and even review the pictures and videos that are stored on the memory card. If your looking to get social you can even download the files …

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The Best New Action Camera

Whether it’s for safety purposes operating as a dash camera on your commute to work or recording your extreme mountain bike downhill. Action helmet and dash cameras are becoming increasingly popular amongst cyclists, motorists and sports enthusiasts. The good news is, Xtreme Sport DV doesn’t have a hefty price tag and is affordable for everyone. History of the Action Camera One of the first ever documented uses of a camera used to film footage and attached to a helmet was in back 1987, when a man named Mark Schulze used an RCA chip camera to create “The Great Mountain Biking …

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XS SJ4000 Dash Camera Installation & Setup

We know you’ve seen it, dash cam footage of crazy accidents, comets cruising across the sky and even natural disasters unfold. Don’t be stuck without your camera, after all the average person spends over 4.3 years in a vehicle. Why not record your journeys along the way? Xtreme Sport sells an optional Dash Camera Accessory Kit for the XS SJ4000 Action Camera. Use the included XS SJ4000 belt clip attached to the optional suction cup window mount and your on your way to capturing everything around you as you drive down the road. Installation is a breeze! Simply mount the …

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XS SJ4000 Action Camera Quick Start Guide

Before you rush out and start shooting video there are a few simple steps your should take to ensure your getting the most out of your new action camera. Follow along and we’ll show you the action camera quick start guide to using your new Xtreme Sport DV XS SJ4000 Action Camera. Prior to setting up the camera you should use the included charging cable to fully charge the XS SJ4000. The first initial charge will take approximately 3 hours to complete. Charging status is indicated by the LED status light shown below. Once the action camera is fully charged …

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How-to use manual settings to enhance your videos

Knowing how to adjust the manual settings of your Xtreme Sport XS SJ4000 Action Camera will come in handy for plenty of situations. Take timelapse for example, any shift in the white balance or ISO among other settings will cause a timelapse flicker. Not very desirable in any timelapse footage. The goal here is to set all of the manual settings adjusted to your scene, then start shooting. Let’s start with the available manual settings of the XS SJ4000. Simply put, white balance is the color temperature in which the action camera interprets color. For most video recording your fine …

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Xtreme Sport XS SJ4000 Firmware

For the most up to date SJCAM Firmware please visit our partner site SJCAM Canada. If you’re having problems using any of the features on your SJCAM Action Camera please view the How-to Guides or contact info@XtremeSportDV.com for additional support.

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SJ4000 *FIX* 4GB File Size Limit

The Xtreme Sport SJ4000 Action Camera in it’s default state is only capable of creating files up to 4GB in file size. This is not a limitation of the camera but a limitation created by the FAT32 partition that’s created while formatting the microSD memory card. Please note that this WILL NOT stop recording, instead the camera will automatically create a new file and continue recording video. There is no lost footage or glitches when this happens. You can easily stitch these files together in your favorite video editing program. The FAT32 formatting in no way affects your video or …

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