20 Most Recent Vivitar ViviCam 8400 Digital Camera Questions & Answers

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Vivi8400 driver

Do you really need a driver? The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries. Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo management program such as Picasa ( http://picasa.google.com ).
6/15/2014 9:31:05 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Jun 15, 2014
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Card locked comes up can not take a picture

Look at your memory card. SD cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
5/3/2014 12:58:06 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on May 03, 2014
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Vivitar 508nhd firmware upgrade?

Sorry, there is no firmware upgrade available, nor is there a way to upgrade the camera even if one were available.
12/29/2013 7:39:27 AM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Dec 29, 2013
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Update firmware download

Vivitar lists no firmware updates for the 8400. See http://www.vivitar.com/products/1/digital-cameras/17/vivicam-8400
10/12/2013 2:25:10 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Oct 12, 2013
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Can i use any sd card in my vivicam 8400 camera

Yes, you may use any SD card. Make sure it's an SD card and not an SDHC card.
12/29/2012 4:34:25 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Dec 29, 2012
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I NEED SOFTWARE FOR MY VIVITAR 8400

http://vivitar.com/products#Digital Cameras/24/17/Support
11/24/2012 1:47:52 AM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Nov 24, 2012
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How to fix card error on vivitar vivicam 8400 digtial camera

see this and fix it. God bless you The reset button is usually located on the base or the back of the camera. The reset button sets the camera back to the original factory settings. If the camera still does not power on, contact Canon support for servicing and repair.
10/17/2012 7:57:31 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Oct 17, 2012
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I have lost my Vivitar disc I got with the camera vivicam7340 - I now need it for my computer so I can down load my photos... where do I get it from ?

You don't need the Vivitar software.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program such as Picasa.
10/6/2012 3:16:07 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Oct 06, 2012
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Free software for 7340 vivicam

You don't need any special software.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or, despite what I said first, you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
10/6/2012 3:10:28 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Oct 06, 2012
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I have lost my cd

Go here and click on "Vivitar Experience Software".You don't really need the Vivitar software. The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
3/27/2012 6:50:12 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 27, 2012
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My camera doesnt record audio.

The 8400 is designed primarily as a still camera, with some video capabilities grafted on. As such it captures images not sounds. You can add a soundtrack using video-editing software on a computer but you cannot record one on this camera.Sorry if that wasn't the answer you wanted to see, but that's the way it is.
3/27/2012 6:46:58 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 27, 2012
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It does not charge, where can I buy a new one?

There's nothing wrong. The camera isn't supposed to charge batteries. If you use rechargeable batteries then you must charge them using a separate charger.
3/27/2012 6:43:12 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 27, 2012
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No instructions

You can download the manual here.
3/22/2012 6:53:26 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 22, 2012
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Need the software for vivicam 8400 camera

You don't need any software to use your camera.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or, despite what I said first, you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
3/22/2012 6:52:15 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 22, 2012
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Cd for vivicam 8400 ruined

You don't need any special software.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or, despite what I said first, you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
3/22/2012 6:50:41 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 22, 2012
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Looking for download softwear for my vivitar vivican 8400

The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
3/22/2012 6:12:31 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 22, 2012
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I have a missing usb cable for vivicam 8400

Consider NOT using the USB connection.The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive, the same way you copy any other files. Or you can use any photo cataloging program, such as Picasa.
3/22/2012 6:07:41 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 22, 2012
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Card

SD and SDHC cards have a slide switch along one edge. The position farthest from the metal contacts locks the card, protecting it from writes. The position nearest the contacts unlocks the card.
3/22/2012 6:06:00 PM • Vivitar ViviCam... • Answered on Mar 22, 2012
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