VB-VIS-003 ViewSonic Document Camera

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    Package Contents

    Please take a moment to check if all the necessary items are included in the package. If anything is missing or damaged, please contact your dealer immediately.

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    VB-VIS-003 Overview.png
    Number Description Note
    1 Autofocus / Flip Button Autofocus: Press once
    Flip Image 0°/180°: Press and hold
    2 LED Light Button Press to turn on; 3-level brightness control
    3 Micro USB Port
    4 Power LED Indicator A blue light will show when connected.
    5 Flip Camera Head 0°/180°
    6 Microphone
    7 AF Lens
    8 LED Light
    9 Base Plate

    Setting Up the Document Camera

    1. Lift the device by pushing through the opening at the Base Plate.
    2. VB-VIS-003 Initial Setup 1.png
    3. Press against the Base Plate and pull up on the Camera Arm to extend it. Then, rotate the Camera Head.
    4. VB-VIS-003 Initial Setup 2.png
      NOTE: Do not turn the Camera Head in the wrong direction.
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    5. Adjust the Camera Arm to change the height and position of the camera. Fully extend the Camera Arm to capture the maximum shooting area of A3 at output, 2048 x 1536 4:3 mode.
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    7. Press the Autofocus Button once to focus the camera. Press and hold the Flip Button to adjust image orientation (if applicable).
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    9. If the environment is dark, press the LED Light Button to turn on the LED light.

    Connecting the Document Camera

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    1. Plug the Micro USB end of the USB Cable into the Document Camera.
    2. Add the Cable Fixtures to secure the USB Cable to the Camera Body.
    3. Connect the other end of the USB Cable, Type A, to a computer’s USB port (PC, Mac, Chromebook).

    Using the Document Camera as a PC Camera

    After the Document Camera is connected correctly and detected by your PC, the PC Camera function is ready to use.

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    vDocCam+ is a complementary software to the VB-VIS-003 Document Camera.

    Installing vDocCam+ Software

    1. Go to: https://www.viewsonicglobal.com/q/vb-vis-003#downloads
    2. Download the vDocCam+ software.
    3. Double click the vDocCam+ file to install the software.
    4. VB-VIS-003 vDocCam+ Icon.png
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
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    Uninstalling vDocCam+ Software

    1. To remove vDocCam+ from Windows, go to:
      • Start Menu > All Programs > vDocCam+ folder > Right-click > Uninstall vDocCam+
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    2. Select vDocCam+ and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process.
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    1.Function Tabs

    vDocCam+ integrates three (3) major functions. Click on the tab to switch function.

    Mode Description
    Visualizer Live video from the Document Camera.
    Split-Screen Connect two (2) Document Cameras to a computer and present them in split-screen.
    Whiteboard Draw and annotate on an interactive whiteboard.

    2.Select Connection

    Click the icon to change the connection method.

    Icon Status Description Note
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    USB mode connection. (Default)
    This mode allows you to connect the Document Camera by USB wired connection.
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    Direct Wi-Fi (AP Mode) connection.
    This mode allows you to connect the Document Camera directly without an internet connection.
    NOTE: This connection is only available for the Wi-Fi model.
    Reserved function; not supported by VB-VIS-003
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    Wi-Fi STA (Client Mode) connection.
    This mode allows you to connect the Document Camera through a router.
    NOTE: This connection is only available for the Wi-Fi model.
    Reserved function; not supported by VB-VIS-003

    3.Left Toolbar

    Icon Description
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    PIP (Picture-in-Picture)
    Enable Picture-in-Picture mode.
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    Enable the mask mode in solid or translucent style.
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    Show a spotlight by using the rectangle or ellipse style.
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    Show gridlines on screen.
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    Select an annotation or object on screen.
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    Move the screen.
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    Add various shapes.
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    Rectangle Tool
    Draw a rectangle.
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    Rectangle Tool (solid)
    Draw a rectangle in a solid style.
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    Triangle Tool
    Draw a triangle.
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    Triangle Tool (solid)
    Draw a triangle in a solid style.
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    Ellipse Tool
    Draw an ellipse.
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    Ellipse Tool (solid)
    Draw an ellipse in a solid style.
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    Draw a line.
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    Dotted line
    Draw a dotted line.
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    Single arrow
    Draw a single arrow.
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    Double arrow
    Draw a double arrow.
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    Choose from several pen options for drawing and writing.
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    Smooth Pen
    Draw and write by using the Smooth Pen.
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    Highlighter Pen
    Draw and write by using the Highlighter Pen.
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    Disappearing Pen
    Draw and write by using the Disappearing Pen.
    NOTE: Set the disappearing time to 3, 5, 10, 20 seconds.
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    Line Option
    Set the line thickness of the annotation.
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    Color Option
    Choose the color of the annotation, shape, and text tools.
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    Text Tool
    Add text.
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    Remove specific annotations.
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    Clear All
    Clear all annotations on screen.
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    Show and hide toolbar.

    4.Image Adjustment

    Click the icon to expand the Image Adjustment menu and adjust the live video.

    Icon Description
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    Select the device and switch the power frequency (50/60 Hz).
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    Set the resolution.
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    Adjust the brightness level.
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    Show a 1:1 image; fit to screen.
    VB-VIS-003 Icon Focus.png
    Adjust the focus for the best focal length.
    VB-VIS-003 Icon Freeze.png
    Freeze the inputted image.
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    Zoom +
    Zoom in on the image.
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    Zoom -
    Zoom out from the image.
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    Rotate the image: 0°, 90°, 180°, 270°, Flip, or Mirror.

    5.Capture Button Settings

    Click on the arrow icon to select the capture mode.

    Icon Description
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    Take a snapshot. (Default selection)
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    Stop-Motion function can edit captured single photo and export adjustable frame rate preview motion video.
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    Record video.

    6.Thumbnail List (Side Toolbar)

    Right click on a thumbnail on the right-side and the following options will be available:

    Option Description
    Open Open the file.
    Copy Duplicate the file.
    Rename Rename the file.
    Delete Delete the file.
    Properties Show the file’s information.

    7.File Save Path Settings

    Set the directory for saving files.

    Button Description
    Select Folder Select the save file destination.
    Open Folder Open the file location.

    8.Settings Menu

    Click the icon to open the Settings menu.


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    Number Description
    1 Switch interface language.
    2 Set the file saving location.
    3 Enable PTZ (Point-Tilt-Zoom) view.
    NOTE: PTZ view only appears when zooming in on video.
    4 Display current device connection status.
    5 Restore the default settings.
    6 Exit the Settings menu.


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    Number Description
    1 Set the image file output format (JPG, BMP, PNG, TIF).
    2 Set the file name format by serial number or by date and time.
    3 Set the prefix file name.


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    Number Description
    1 Set the video file output format (AVI, MP4, FLV).
    2 Set the video compression quality:
    • Standard Compression
    • Low Compression Rate (higher image quality, bigger file size).
    • High Compression Rate (lower image quality, smaller file size).
    3 Enable the microphone.
    4 Select the microphone.
    5 Set the file name format by serial number or by date and time.
    6 Set the prefix file name.

    Stop Motion

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    Number Description
    1 Set the video file output format (AVI, MP4, FLV).
    2 Set the video compression quality:
    • Standard Compression
    • Low Compression Rate (higher image quality, bigger file size).
    • High Compression Rate (lower image quality, smaller file size).
    3 Set the file name format by serial number or by date and time.
    4 Set the prefix file name.


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    Number Description
    1 Software version.
    2 Current connected device name.
    3 Current connected device’s VID/PID.


    With the Split-Screen function, you can connect two Document Cameras to your computer and present them by splitting two live screens and you can even compare still image with live video.

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    Split-Screen Action Buttons

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    Number Description
    1 Shuffle
    Change the display layout.
    2 Screen Capture
    Take a screenshot.
    3 Screen Recording
    Take a screen recording.


    The whiteboard mode allows you to draw and annotate anything on the interactive whiteboard, in this whiteboard function you can drag and drop selected images from the right-side file list to the whiteboard and add annotations.

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    Whiteboard Toolbar

    Icon Description
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    Page Up and Down
    Switch between whiteboard pages.
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    Add a Page
    Add a whiteboard page with a different color background.
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    Save your current whiteboard pages in a PDF format.
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    Switch the Background
    Switch between the whiteboard background, computer desktop, or mouse mode.
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    Take a screenshot of the whiteboard.
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    Screen Recording
    Take a screen recording of the whiteboard.
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    Select an annotation or object on the whiteboard.
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    Add shapes.
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    Freehand Tool
    Select a brush style and write on the whiteboard.
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    Line Option
    Set the line thickness of the annotation.
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    Text Tool
    Add text.
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    Color Option
    Choose the color of the annotation, shape, and text tools.
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    Remove specific annotations.
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    Clear All
    Clear all annotations on screen.

    Technical Specifications

    Model No. P/N
    VS19273 VB-VIS-003
    Item Specifications
    Optical System Working Surface 440 x 330 mm (at 2048 x 1536 4:3 mode output)
    Zoom Digital zoom 10x by software
    Focus Auto
    Illumination System Upper LED
    Dark-room (0 Lux) testing condition
    Shooting height: 17 cm (Lamp Center 100 Lux)
    Shooting height: 34.5 cm (Lamp Center 25 Lux)
    Camera USB Live Streaming MJPEG
    3840 x 2880 @ 15 fps
    3840 x 2160 @ 30 fps
    2560 x 1440 @ 30 fps
    2048 x 1536 @ 30 fps
    1600 x 1200 @ 30 fps
    1920 x 1080 @ 60 fps
    1280 x 720 @ 60 fps
    1024 x 768 @ 30 fps
    960 x 540 @ 60 fps
    640 x 480 @ 30 fps
    640 x 360 @ 60 fps

    1280 x 720 @ 10 fps
    1024 x 768 @ 10 fps
    960 x 540 @ 15 fps
    640 x 480 @ 30 fps
    640 x 360 @ 30 fps
    NOTE: 3840 x 2880 @ 15 fps = 11 Megapixel (ISP limitation)
    Sensor 13 Megapixel 1/3” CMOS
    (Sony IMX258 & SunplusIT SPCA2688A)
    White Balance Auto
    Digital Zoom Digital zoom 10x by software
    Lens Size 1/3.06 inches
    Lens Construction 5 plastics
    Focal Length 3.37 mm ± 5%
    F/No. F2.2 ± 5%
    View Angle DFOV: 81.3 ± 3°
    Image Quality Center ≥ 1100 LW/PH
    Corner ≥ 800 LW/PH
    Focus Auto
    Focus Distance 10 cm
    Audio Microphone Supported
    Microphone Sensitivity 94db SPL @ 1kHz
    Min-29 Type-26 Max-23 dBES
    USB Connection Type Micro USB to Type A 2.0
    Video Compression MJPEG/YUY2
    UVC Compliant with UVC 1.0
    UAC Compliant with UAC 1.0
    System Compatibility Operating System Windows® 7 (1080p and under only), Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows 11
    macOS™ 10.15 or higher
    Google™ Chromebook™
    Hardware Platform Intel® i5 processor or higher
    8GB RAM or more
    Hard drive space for recorded videos
    USB Port
    Input/Output Interface Input N/A
    Output N/A
    Bidirectional USB 2.0 Micro B x 1
    General Illumination LED (switch on camera)
    Mechanical Arm Supported
    Working Surface 440 x 330 mm (at 2048 x 1536 4:3 mode output)
    Button 1 Focus/Rotate 0°~180°
    Button 2 Lamp control
    Compliance Certification EMC: FCC-B, CE, ICES/Safety: LVD
    Power Power Source 5V (USB power supply)
    Power Consumption ≤ 2.5W
    Operating Conditions Temperature 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
    Humidity 20% to 90% (Non-Condensing)
    Storage Conditions Temperature -4°F to 140°F (-20°C to +60°C)
    Humidity 20% to 90% (Non-Condensing)
    Dimensions Physical - Expanded
    (W x H x D)
    393 x 66 x 346 mm
    (15 ¹⁵/₃₂” × 2 ¹⁹/₃₂” × 13 ⁵/₈”)
    Physical - Closed
    (W x H x D)
    195 x 66 x 13 mm
    (7 ⁴³/₆₄” × 2 ¹⁹/₃₂” × ³³/₆₄”)
    Weight Physical 0.43 kg (0.95 lbs.)

    Compliance Information

    This section addresses all connected requirements and statements regarding regulations. Confirmed corresponding applications shall refer to nameplate labels and relevant markings on the unit.

    FCC Compliance Statement

    This device complies with part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) this device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules.

    These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy, and if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures:

    • Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
    • Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
    • Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected.
    • Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help.

    Warning: You are cautioned that changes or modifications not expressly approved by the party responsible for compliance could void your authority to operate the equipment.

    AVERTISSEMENT: Utilisez uniquement les sources d’alimentation mentionnées dans les instructions d’utilisation.

    For Canada

    • This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003(B).
    • Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.

    CE Conformity for European Countries

    The device complies with the EMC Directive 2014/30/EU and Low Voltage Directive 2014/35/EU.

    The following information is only for EU-member states:

    The mark shown to the right is in compliance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Directive 2012/19/EU (WEEE). The mark indicates the requirement NOT to dispose of the equipment as unsorted municipal waste, but use the return and collection systems according to local law.
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    Declaration of RoHS2 Compliance

    This product has been designed and manufactured in compliance with Directive 2011/65/EU of the European Parliament and the Council on restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment (RoHS2 Directive) and is deemed to comply with the maximum concentration values issued by the European Technical Adaptation Committee (TAC) as shown below:

    Substance Proposed Maximum Concentration Actual Concentration
    Lead (Pb) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Mercury (Hg) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Cadmium (Cd) 0.01% < 0.01%
    Hexavalent Chromium (Cr6⁺) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Polybrominated biphenyls (PBB) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Bis (2-ethylhexyl) phthalate (DEHP) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Dibutyl phthalate (DBP) 0.1% < 0.1%
    Diisobutyl phthalate (DIBP) 0.1% < 0.1%

    Certain components of products as stated above are exempted under the Annex III of the RoHS2 Directives as noted below. Examples of exempted components are:

    • Copper alloy containing up to 4% lead by weight.
    • Lead in high melting temperature type solders (i.e. lead-based alloys containing 85% by weight or more lead).
    • Electrical and electronic components containing lead in a glass or ceramic other than dielectric ceramic in capacitors, e.g. piezoelectronic devices, or in a glass or ceramic matrix compound.
    • Lead in dielectric ceramic in capacitors for a rated voltage of 125V AC or 250V DC or higher.

    Indian Restriction of Hazardous Substances

    Restriction on Hazardous Substances statement (India). This product complies with the “India E-waste Rule 2011” and prohibits use of lead, mercury, hexavalent chromium, polybrominated biphenyls or polybrominated diphenyl ethers in concentrations exceeding 0.1 weight % and 0.01 weight % for cadmium, except for the exemptions set in Schedule 2 of the Rule.

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