Plagiarized M10 Manual

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It has come to our attention that portions of an M10 manual as published on the SJCam website are direct quotations from a manual for the SJ4000 WiFi manual as first published on the Pevly website.

When the SJ4000 manual was published on the Pevly website reference was specifically made to the M10 camera. The following disclaimer was also posted on the Pevly website:

"Be aware that this is not an official SJCam manual."

This posting serves as notice that PERMISSION IS NOT GRANTED to SJCam to use the SJ4000 WiFi manual in whole or in part as written by Pavle and I and first published on the Pevly website. Please remove all portions of the M10 manual as posted on your website that have been copied from our SJ4000 WiFi manual

Respectfully,

TeriTerryTarry and Pavle
 
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Language including but not necessarily limited to the following from the M10 manual posted on the SJCam website is identical to language in the SJ4000 WiFi Manual published on the Pevly website. The language must be removed from the M10 manual:

When you open the camera package for the first time check the contents to make sure you have all the
mounting hardware and accessories.

Plastic film covers the camera display and lens. There is also plastic film on the inside and outside of the lens cover and both back cover doors of the clear housing. Remove plastic film before using the camera.

Verify the authenticity of the camera by checking the security code under the scratch-off on the side of
the package. Go to the SJCam official website at
http://www.sjcamhd.com/safe/ and enter the security
code as directed to verify that you have an authentic SJCam.

Power/Mode: Press and release to turn on the camera. Press and release to change modes. Press
and hold to turn off the camera.

Shutter/Select: Press to start or stop recording videos, take pictures, select menu items, or control
video playback.

Up and Down: Press and release to navigate through menus and change letters and numbers in
Setup. Press and hold to advance through several menu items in Setup. Press and hold to zoom in or
out in Record or Camera modes. Press and release to fast forward or rewind videos du ring Playback.

The battery charging symbol shows bars moving across a battery from left to right.
When all bars are full and stop moving it means that the battery is fully charged, or that the camera is connected to the charger and is operating without a battery.

Icons appear only when OSD Mode is “On”. If OSD Mode is turned off then no icons appear on the
display except as indicated below.

When in default record mode, these icons are visible (starting at the top left corner):

Yellow circle and numbers: Record mode selected. The yellow numbers are the remaining video
recording time based on recording settings and available memory. If the yellow circle is flashing, switching between red and yellow,and red numbers counting up from00:00:00 show the recording time for that segment. Yellow or red numbers are displayed shown in format HH:MM:SS.

White letters and numbers in a blue box: video resolution and frames per second ( for example,
1080P30)

White arrow loop with number: shows the Cyclic Record time segments.

Microphone: audio recording is turned on.

Flashing circle only switching between red and yellow (when OSD Mode turned off): the camera
is recording video

Battery icon: indicates the approximate battery charge remaining. The icon has a plug symbol
within the battery icon to indicate that the battery is turned off and charging, or that the camera
is operating without a battery while connected to the charger.

Time: shows current time in 24-hour clock, HH:MM:SS. Time resets to 00:00:00 when the battery
is replaced.

Date: shows current date in format YYYY-MM-DD. The date resets to default when the battery is
replaced.

Octagon with letter F: Motion Detection is turned “On”.

Key symbol: indicates the video is protected during Delete.

Icons appear only when OSD Mode is “On”. If OSD Mode is turned off then no icons appear on the
display except as indicated below.

Icons appear only when OSD Mode is “On”. If OSD Mode is turned off then no icons appear on the display except as indicated below.

Blue camera symbol: Camera mode

Number and letter: image size in megapixels (for example, 12M).

Battery icon: indicates the approximate battery charge remaining. The icon has a plug symbol within
the battery icon to indicate that the battery is turned off and charging,or that the camera is operating without a battery while connected to the charger.

Number (max of six digits): the number of photos you can take at the selected camera settings with
the available remaining memory.

Yellow clock face with a number: Capture Mode with the selected time interval in seconds shown on
the clock face. If the clock face is red with a number, then the camera is taking photos in Capture Mode at the time interval shown with the red numbers.

Blue arrow: Playback mode.

Red arrow: playback a video.

Battery icon: indicates the approximate battery charge remaining. The icon has a plug symbol with in
the battery icon to indicate that the battery is turned off and charging,or that the camera is operating without a battery while connected to the charger.

File name: a string of letters and numbers across the bottom of the display.

- YY_MMDD_hhmmss_XXX.MOV - for non-protected videos;
- MMDD_hhmmss_XXX_EVE.MOV - for protected videos;
- YY_MMDD_hhmmss_XXX.JPG - for photos.

YY = year, MM = month, DD = day, hh = hour, mm = minute, ss = seconds, XXX= file sequence number, EVE = protected video, MOV = video, JPG = photo.

Key symbol: indicates the selected video is protected.

The camera can be operated without a battery if it is connected to an adapter. Note that the zoom
is electronic, not optical. It operates by enlarging and cropping a recording or photo, not by adjusting lenses. Make sure you've installed an adequately charged battery and a memory card with sufficient remaining memory, before placing the camera in the waterproof housing.

Press the “Mode” button until you reach the Playback menu. Press the “Down” button to advance
to the next video or photo. Press and hold the “Down” button to scroll through several videos or photos at once. A thumbnail of each video and photo will appear. Press the “Shutter/Select” button for playback. The blue arrow icon changes to red. Press the“Shutter/Select” button again to pause the video playback. A blue pause symbol replaces the red arrow. Press the “Mode” button to stop playback. Press the “Up” button to go back to the previous video or photo.

While reviewing a video, pressing the “Down” button once will fast-forward (FF) at 2X speed, twice to speed up the playback at 4X, and if pressed once more, it will speed up the playback at 8X. Press the “Up” button during fast forward to decrease the speed of the playback by one step. Press the “Up” button once during playback to rewind at 2X speed, twice to rewind the playback at 4X, and if pressed once more, it will rewind the playback at speed of 8X. Press the “Down” button to reduce rewind speed
by one step.

While reviewing photos, press the “Down” button to advance to the next photo.Press and hold the “Down” button to advance through several photos at once. Press the “Up” button to go back to the previous photo or video.

In order to use the M10 in “Car Mode”, press the “Mode” button until the “Setup” menu appears.
Then, enter the “Setup” menu and navigate to Page 7, select “Car Mode”, and then select “On”. Plug the camera into a 12V adapter and plug the adapter into a 12V outlet in your vehicle. The camera can work in “Car Mode” with or without a battery in the camera. When you start your vehicle, the camera turns on and starts recording video automatically. When you shut off your vehicle it stops recording and turns off automatically. You can also turn off the camera manually while recording. “Camera” and “Playback” modes are disabled while recording in“Car Mode” and no setting can be changed. After the camera shuts down completely, you can then turn it on manually and operate it normally, provided that there is a battery in the camera.

You can also remove the memory card and insert it into a card reader connected to your computer.
Files are not automatically deleted when copied to a computer

In order to delete selected videos and photos (except protected content), you can use one of the following two methods:

In Playback mode navigate to a specific video or photo. Press and hold the “Up” button and then a “Delete” dialog box will appear with options: “Delete Current?”, “Delete All?” or “Cancel”. Select “Delete Current?”, and when prompted “Erase This?” select “OK”. In Playback mode navigate to the specific video or photo you want to delete. Press the Mode button to advance to the Setup menu and then highlight “Delete” on page 8 of the Setup menu and press the “Shutter/Select” button. A Delete dialog box appears with options: “Delete Current?” or “Delete All?”. Highlight “Delete Current?” and press the “Shutter/Select” button, and when prompted “Erase This?”, highlight “OK” and press the “Shutter/Select” button.

If you attempt to delete a protected video a blue
pop-up appears with the word “Protected!”. A message then appear across the screen and you will not be able to change modes using the Mode button until you have played the video for a moment.
 
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Too many ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
Is it true that there is no intellectual property protection in China?
there's a few systems in place

Copyright - the right to copy

R&D - Remember & Duplicate

Seriously though, there are real copyright and patent protections in place but most don't seem to care and just feel they can do what they want, it's quite ironic really as SJCAM are always chasing others for copying their design, the fact that theirs is just a GoPro knockoff seems somewhat lost on them though, even their boot logo is a GoPro knockoff, double standards much
 

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If the text in red is identical we will rewrite it so it is not. apologies guys. We are waiting for the guy who released this to come back from his trip in Europe.
 
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