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Operating Instructions
Memory Card Camera-Recorder
Model No.
AG-AC30
Please read these instructions carefully before using this product, and save this manual for future
use.
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Information for Your Safety
Before use
For the AC mains plug of three pins
∫ Caution for AC mains lead
Remove the connector cover.
For your safety, please read the following text
carefully.
How to replace the fuse
This appliance is supplied with a moulded three
pin mains plug for your safety and convenience.
A 5-ampere fuse is fitted in this plug.
Should the fuse need to be replaced please
ensure that the replacement fuse has a rating of
5-ampere and that it is approved by ASTA or
BSI to BS1362.
Check for the ASTA mark Ï or the BSI mark Ì
on the body of the fuse.
If the plug contains a removable fuse cover you
must ensure that it is refitted when the fuse is
replaced.
If you lose the fuse cover the plug must not be
used until a replacement cover is obtained.
A replacement fuse cover can be purchased
from your local dealer.
The location of the fuse differ according to the
type of AC mains plug (figures A and B).
Confirm the AC mains plug fitted and follow the
instructions below.
Illustrations may differ from actual AC mains
plug.
1.
Open the fuse cover with a screwdriver.
2.
Replace the fuse and close or attach the
fuse cover.
WARNING:
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage,
≥ Do not expose this unit to rain, moisture, dripping or splashing.
≥ Do not place objects filled with liquids, such as vases, on this unit.
≥ Use only the recommended accessories.
≥ Do not remove covers.
≥ Do not repair this unit by yourself. Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
CAUTION!
To reduce the risk of fire, electric shock or product damage,
≥ Do not install or place this unit in a bookcase, built-in cabinet or in another confined space.
Ensure this unit is well ventilated.
≥ Do not obstruct this unit’s ventilation openings with newspapers, tablecloths, curtains, and
similar items.
≥ Do not place sources of naked flames, such as lighted candles, on this unit.
The mains plug is the disconnecting device. Install this unit so that the mains plug can be
unplugged from the socket outlet immediately.
This unit is intended for use in moderate and tropical climates.
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∫ Concerning the battery
Warning
Risk of fire, explosion and burns. Do not disassemble, heat above 60 oC or incinerate.
CAUTION
≥ Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the type
recommended by the manufacturer.
≥ When disposing of the batteries, please contact your local authorities or dealer and ask for the
correct method of disposal.
For Europe only
∫ EMC Electric and magnetic compatibility
This symbol (CE) is located on the rating plate.
∫ Product identification marking
Product
Location
Memory Card Camera-Recorder
Bottom
AC adaptor
Bottom
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∫ Disposal of Old Equipment and
Batteries
Only for European Union and
countries with recycling
systems
These symbols on the
products, packaging, and/
or accompanying
documents mean that
used electrical and
electronic products and
batteries must not be
mixed with general
household waste.
For proper treatment, recovery and
recycling of old products and used
batteries, please take them to applicable
collection points in accordance with your
national legislation.
By disposing of them correctly, you will
help to save valuable resources and
prevent any potential negative effects on
human health and the environment.
For more information about collection and
recycling, please contact your local
municipality.
Penalties may be applicable for incorrect
disposal of this waste, in accordance with
national legislation.
Note for the battery
symbol (bottom symbol):
This symbol might be used
in combination with a
chemical symbol. In this
case it complies with the
requirement set by the
Directive for the chemical involved.
To remove the battery
Main Power Battery (Lithium ion Battery)
(Refer to page 24 for the detail.)
While pressing the battery release button,
remove the battery.
Back-up Battery (Lithium Battery)
≥ For the removal of the battery for disposal at
the end of its service life, please consult
your dealer.
AEEE Yönetmeliğine Uygundur.
AEEE Complies with Directive of Turkey.
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∫ Cautions for use
Note regarding the Power Management
function specified under COMMISSION
REGULATION (EC) No 1275/2008
implementing Directive 2009/125/EC of the
European Parliament and of the Council.
About this unit
This device is designed and manufactured for
use at a broadcasting station and/or in a similar
environment.
This device is not equipped with a Power
Management function or the Power
Management function is set to OFF as it will
prevent the device from fulfilling its intended
purpose for the reasons below.
1.
If the device is a Studio Camera, a Weather
Camera, a Mixer or other processor:
A Power Management function may
cause the device to suddenly stop
during recording or while On Air.
2.
If the device is a Studio Monitor:
A Power Management function may
cause video for the confirmation of
whether a signal is normal, or whether
the signal has been lost, to be unviewable.
3.
If the device is a Camera Recorder:
A professional camera recorder must be
able to start quickly at any time, but a
Power Management function will cause
an increase in the time taken to resume
from Stand-by mode.
The unit and the SD card become warm
during use. This is not a malfunction.
Keep this unit as far away as possible from
electromagnetic equipment (such as
microwave ovens, TVs, video games etc.).
≥ If you use this unit on top of or near a TV, the
pictures and/or sound on this unit may be
disrupted by electromagnetic wave radiation.
≥ Do not use this unit near cell phones because
doing so may result in noise adversely
affecting the pictures and/or sound.
≥ Recorded data may be damaged, or pictures
may be distorted, by strong magnetic fields
created by speakers or large motors.
≥ Electromagnetic wave radiation generated by
microprocessors may adversely affect this
unit, disturbing the pictures and/or sound.
≥ If this unit is adversely affected by
electromagnetic equipment and stops
functioning properly, turn this unit off and
remove the battery or disconnect AC adaptor.
Then reinsert the battery or reconnect AC
adaptor and turn this unit on.
Do not use this unit near radio transmitters
or high-voltage lines.
≥ If you record near radio transmitters or
high-voltage lines, the recorded pictures and/
or sound may be adversely affected.
About connecting to a PC
≥ A USB 2.0 cable is not supplied with this unit.
Use a commercially-available doubleshielded USB 2.0 cable with a ferrite core.
If possible, we recommend using a cable with
a length of 1.5 m or less.
About using a headphone
≥ Excessive sound pressure from earphones
and headphones can cause hearing loss.
≥ Listening at full volume for long periods may
damage the user’s ears.
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Make sure to use the supplied cords and
cables. If you use optional accessories, use
the cords and the cables supplied with
them.
Do not extend the cords and the cables.
Do not spray insecticides or volatile
chemicals onto the unit.
≥ If the unit is sprayed with such chemicals, its
body may be marred and the surface finish
may peel off.
≥ Do not leave rubber or plastic products in
contact with the unit for a long time.
Do not lift up this unit by the handle with the
tripod still attached
≥ When the tripod is attached, its weight will
also affect the unit’s handle, possibly causing
the handle to break and hurting the user.
≥ To carry the unit while the tripod is attached,
take hold of the tripod.
Do not swing the unit around, shake it by, or
allow it hang from the handle
≥ Do not jar, swing, or shake the unit by its
handle. Any strong jolt to the handle may
damage the unit or result in personal injury.
When you use the unit in a sandy or dusty
place such as a beach, do not let sand or
fine dust get into the body and terminals of
the unit.
Also, keep the unit away from sea water.
≥ Sand or dust may damage the unit. (Care
should be taken when inserting and removing
a card.)
≥ If sea water splashes onto the unit, wipe off
the water with a well wrung cloth. Then wipe
the unit again with a dry cloth.
When carrying the unit, do not drop or bump
it.
≥ A strong impact can break the unit’s casing,
causing it to malfunction.
≥ When carrying this unit, please hold the grip belt
or shoulder strap firmly and treat it with care.
Cleaning
≥ Before cleaning, detach the battery or pull the
AC cable from the AC outlet, and then wipe
the unit with a soft, dry cloth.
≥ If the unit is very dirty, dip a cloth in water and
squeeze firmly, and then wipe the unit with
the damp cloth. Next, dry the unit with a dry
cloth.
≥ Use of benzine, paint thinner, alcohol, or
dishwashing liquid may alter the camera body
or peel the surface finish. Do not use these
solvents.
≥ When using a chemical dust cloth, follow the
instructions that came with the cloth.
Do not allow the cord to drag on the ground
or pull a connected cord along the passage
≥ The cord will be damaged, causing fire or
electrical shock, when the cord gets caught
by the feet, excite will also cause personal
injury.
Do not look at the light-emitting portion of
the built-in LED light directly while the light
is turned on.
Do not bring the portion close to human
eyes and turn on the light.
≥ The bright light may hurt the eyes.
Do not touch the light-emitting portion of the
built-in LED light directly with your hands.
Do not use the built-in LED light if there is
dust or other foreign matter on it.
Do not cover the built-in LED light with an
object such as tape.
≥ Doing so may cause burns.
≥ Do not touch the built-in LED light for a while
even after turning it off.
≥ Hold both the left and right sides of the
supplied filter to remove it.
When you are not going to use the unit for
an extended time
≥ When storing the unit, it is recommended that
you place a desiccant (silica gel) in with it.
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About the battery
The battery used in this unit is a rechargeable
lithium-ion battery. It is susceptible to humidity
and temperature and the effect increases the
more the temperature rises or falls. In cold
areas, the full charge indication may not appear
or the low battery indication may appear about
5 minutes after starting use. At high
temperatures, the protection function may be
triggered, making it impossible to use the unit.
Be sure to detach the battery after use.
≥ If the battery is left attached, a minute amount
of current continues to flow even if the unit is
off. Keeping the unit in this state may result in
over discharge of the battery. This may result
in you not being able to use the battery even
after it is charged.
≥ The battery should be stored in the vinyl bag
so metal does not come into contact with the
terminals.
≥ The battery should be stored in a cool place
free from humidity, with as constant
temperature as possible. (Recommended
temperature: 15 oC to 25 oC, Recommended
humidity: 40%RH to 60%RH)
≥ Extremely high temperatures or low
temperatures will shorten the life of the
battery.
≥ If the battery is kept in high-temperature,
high-humidity, or oily-smoky places, the
terminals may rust and cause malfunctions.
≥ To store the battery for a long period of time,
we recommend you charge it once every year
and store it again after you have completely
used up the charged capacity.
≥ Dust and other matter attached to the battery
terminals should be removed.
Do not throw old battery into fire.
≥ Heating a battery or throwing it into a fire may
result in an explosion.
If the operating time is very short even after
the battery has been recharged, the battery
has worn out. Please purchase a new
battery.
About the AC adaptor
≥ If the temperature of the battery is extremely
high or extremely low, charging may take time
or the battery may not be charged.
≥ If you use the AC adaptor near a radio, radio
reception may be disturbed. Keep the AC
adaptor 1 m or more away from the radio.
≥ When using the AC adaptor, it may generate
whirring sounds. However, this is normal.
≥ After use, be sure to disconnect the AC cable
from the AC outlet. (If you leave this unit
connected, the AC adaptor will consume
approximately 0.3 W.)
≥ Always keep the electrodes of the AC
adaptor and battery clean.
≥ Install the device near an AC outlet so
that the power disconnection device
(AC mains plug) can be accessed
easily by hand.
Prepare spare batteries when going out for
recording.
≥ Prepare batteries enough to last for 3 to 4
times the period you are planning to record
for. Cold places such as a ski resort can
shorten recording time.
If you drop the battery accidentally, check to
see if the terminals are damaged.
≥ When this unit is attached with the terminal
part in a deformed state, this unit may be
damaged.
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About charging lamp during
charging
About the SD card
When the charging lamp is flashing, the
following should be considered.
Flashing with approx. 4 second period (off
for approx. 2 seconds, on for approx.
2 seconds):
≥ When the battery is over discharged or the
temperature of the battery is too high or low.
It can be charged, but it may take a few hours
to complete the charging normally.
≥ Once normal charging starts, the charging
lamp lights up green. However, depending on
the conditions of use, even when normal
charging is taking place, the charging lamp
may keep flashing in approx. 4 second
intervals until charging is completed.
Flashing with approx. 0.5 second period (off
for approx. 0.25 second, on for approx.
0.25 second):
≥ The battery is not charged. Remove the
battery from the unit, and try charging again.
≥ Check that the terminals of the unit or battery
are not dirty or covered with a foreign object,
and connect the battery correctly once again.
If a foreign object or dirt is present, turn off
the unit before removing.
≥ The battery or environment is at an extremely
high or low temperature. Wait until the
temperature has returned to an appropriate
level and try charging again. If you are still
unable to charge, there may be a fault in the
unit, battery or AC adaptor.
When disposing of or giving away the SD
card, note that:
≥ Formatting and deletion of this unit or
computer only changes the file management
information and does not completely delete
the data in the SD card.
≥ It is recommended that the main SD card is
either physically destroyed or the SD card is
physically formatted using this unit when
disposing of or giving away the SD card.
≥ To physically format, connect this unit to the
AC adaptor, select [OTHER FUNCTION] #
[FORMAT MEDIA] # [SD CARD 1] or [SD
CARD 2] from the menu, and touch [YES].
Press and hold recording start/stop button in
the following screen for three seconds.
Screen to delete the SD card data is
displayed, so select [YES] and follow the
instruction on the screen.
≥ The customer is responsible for the
management of the data in the SD card.
Off:
≥ Charging has finished.
≥ If the status indicator stays off despite the
charging being unfinished, there may be a
fault in the unit, battery or AC adaptor. Refer
to page 7 for details on the battery.
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LCD monitor/viewfinder
≥ When the LCD screen is dirty or
condensation has occurred, please wipe it
using a soft cloth such as a lens cloth.
≥ Do not touch the LCD monitor with your finger
nails, or rub or press with strong force.
≥ It may become hard to see or hard to
recognize the touch when the LCD protection
sheet is affixed.
≥ When the unit has become very cold, for
example due to storage in a cold area, its
LCD monitor will be slightly darker than usual
immediately after the unit is turned on. The
normal brightness will be restored when the
unit’s internal temperature rises.
Extremely high precision technology is
employed to produce the LCD Monitor
screen. The result is more than 99.99%
effective dots with a mere 0.01% of the dots
inactive or always lit. However, this is not a
malfunction and does not affect the recorded
picture.
∫ About the recording method
for recording motion pictures
This unit can record motion pictures using three
different recording methods, including MOV,
MP4 and AVCHD*. (l 39, 115)
* AVCHD Progressive (1080/50p) supported.
MOV and MP4:
These recording methods are suitable for
editing images. Audio is recorded in linear
PCM.
≥ Those methods are not compatible with
motion pictures recorded in AVCHD format.
AVCHD:
This recording method is suitable for playback
on a high-definition TV.
Audio is recorded in Dolby® Digital.
Extremely high precision technology is
employed to produce the viewfinder screen.
The result is more than 99.99% effective
dots with a mere 0.01% of the dots inactive
or always lit. However, this is not a
malfunction and does not affect the recorded
picture.
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∫ About security
∫ Indemnity about recorded
content
Panasonic does not accept any responsibility
for damages directly or indirectly due to any
type of problems that result in loss of recording
or edited content, and does not guarantee any
content if recording or editing does not work
properly. Likewise, the above also applies in a
case where any type of repair is made to the
unit.
∫ About Condensation
(When the lens, the viewfinder
or LCD Monitor is fogged up)
Condensation occurs when there is a change in
temperature or humidity, such as when the unit
is taken from outside or a cold room to a warm
room. Please be careful, as it may cause the
lens, the viewfinder or LCD monitor to become
soiled, moldy, or damaged.
When taking the unit to a place which has a
different temperature, if the unit is accustomed
to the room temperature of the destination for
about one hour, condensation can be
prevented. (When the difference in temperature
is severe, place the unit in a plastic bag or the
like, remove air from the bag, and seal the bag.)
When condensation has occurred, remove the
battery and/or the AC adaptor and leave the
unit like that for about one hour. When the unit
becomes accustomed to the surrounding
temperature, fogginess will disappear naturally.
Be careful about the possibility of theft or loss of
the unit, and be careful not to leave the unit
unattended. Please note that Panasonic does
not accept any responsibility for the
compromise, manipulation, and loss of
information caused by these events.
∫ Caution regarding laser beams
The lens may suffer damage if struck by a laser
beam. Make sure that laser beams do not strike
the lens when shooting in an environment
where laser devices are used.
∫ Cards that you can use with
this unit
SDHC Memory Card and SDXC Memory
Card
≥ 4 GB or more Memory Cards that do not have
the SDHC logo or 48 GB or more Memory
Cards that do not have the SDXC logo are
not based on SD Memory Card
Specifications.
≥ Refer to page 27 for more details on SD
cards.
∫ For the purposes of these
operating instructions
≥ The battery pack is referred to as the
“Battery”.
≥ SDHC Memory Card and SDXC Memory
Card are referred to as the “SD card”.
≥ Function that can be used for Recording
Mode:
Function that can be used for Playback
Mode:
≥ Scene(s) recorded with [REC MODE] set to
[MOV] or [MP4]: "MOV/MP4 scene(s)".
≥ Scene(s) recorded with [REC MODE] set to
[AVCHD]: "AVCHD scene(s)".
≥ Pages for reference are indicated by an
arrow, for example: l 00
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Contents
Information for Your Safety........................... 2
Accessories.................................................. 13
Optional accessories................................... 14
Preparation
What you can do with this unit ................... 15
Recording to the SD card ...................... 15
Linking to external devices .................... 15
Names and Functions of Main Parts .......... 17
Power supply................................................ 24
Inserting/removing the battery ............... 24
Charging the battery .............................. 25
Charging and recording time ................. 26
Preparation of SD cards .............................. 27
Cards that you can use with this unit ..... 27
Inserting/removing an SD card .............. 28
Turning the unit on/off................................. 29
Selecting a mode ......................................... 29
Using the LCD monitor/Viewfinder............. 30
Switching between the LCD monitor
and viewfinder displays ......................... 30
Using the LCD monitor .......................... 31
How to use the touch screen ................. 32
LCD monitor adjustment ........................ 32
Viewfinder adjustment ........................... 33
Recording yourself................................. 34
Setting date and time................................... 35
Using the menu screen ............................... 36
Recording
Before recording ..........................................37
Selecting a media to record ........................37
Formatting media ................................... 38
Recording motion picture ...........................39
Recording still pictures ...............................40
Intelligent Auto Mode/Manual Mode...........42
Using the zoom ............................................44
Using the Built-in LED Light .......................45
Focus.............................................................46
One Push AF ......................................... 47
Push AF ................................................. 47
Focus Assist........................................... 48
White Balance...............................................51
Iris/Gain adjustment.....................................53
Iris adjustment........................................ 53
Gain adjustment..................................... 55
Manual shutter speed ..................................57
Audio Input ...................................................58
Switching Audio Input ............................ 58
Adjusting the audio input level ............... 60
Counter display ............................................62
Setting the Time Code ........................... 62
Setting the Recording Counter............... 64
USER button .................................................65
Setting the USER button........................ 65
Using the USER button.......................... 65
Functions of the USER button ............... 66
Using Operation Icons.................................79
Switching the screen indications/mode
information display ................................. 79
Image Stabilizer Function....................... 80
Color Bar Screen ................................... 80
Zebra...................................................... 81
Using of jog dial ...........................................82
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Playback
Menu
Motion picture/Still picture playback ......... 85
Motion picture playback using operation
icon ........................................................ 89
Useful functions........................................... 90
Creating still picture from motion
picture.................................................... 90
Repeat Playback ................................... 91
Resuming the previous playback........... 91
Playing back scenes or still pictures by
date........................................................ 92
Using the Menu .......................................... 112
Camera Setup...................................... 112
System mode ....................................... 115
User switch .......................................... 119
Switch setting....................................... 120
Recording Setup .................................. 123
Audio Setup ......................................... 126
Output Setup........................................ 128
Display setting...................................... 130
Other Functions ................................... 134
Maintenance ........................................ 137
Video Setup ......................................... 138
Picture Setup ....................................... 139
Copy..................................................... 139
Editing
Deleting scenes/still pictures ..................... 93
Protecting scenes/still pictures .............. 94
Copying between SD cards......................... 95
Linking to external devices
Connecting Headphones, a Remote
Control or an External Monitor ................... 97
Headphones .......................................... 97
Remote control ...................................... 97
TV ......................................................... 98
Setting the external output
resolution ............................................. 100
Connecting to a PC
(File transfer/nonlinear editing) ................ 102
Operating environment
(mass storage)..................................... 102
Connecting to a PC ............................. 103
About the PC display ........................... 104
Copying/playing back with an external
media device .............................................. 106
Preparing for copying/playing back ..... 106
Copy once ........................................... 108
Copy selected files .............................. 109
Playing back the External Media ......... 110
Dubbing with a Blu-ray disc recorder ...... 111
Display
Indications ..................................................140
Messages ....................................................143
Warning Indications ...................................147
Others
Troubleshooting .........................................149
About recovery..................................... 153
Updating the firmware incorporated into
the unit ........................................................153
About copyright .........................................154
Recording functions that cannot be
used simultaneously..................................156
Recording modes/approximate
recordable time ..........................................157
Approximate number of recordable
pictures .......................................................158
Specification ...............................................159
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Accessories
Check the accessories before using this unit.
Keep the accessories out of reach of children to prevent swallowing.
Battery pack*1
Microphone holder (l 23)
AC adaptor
INPUT terminal cap
(2 caps)*3 (l 23)
AC cable
≥ In Saudi Arabia, always use
A.
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Microphone holder
mounting screws (l 23)
12 mm length
(2 screws)

Diffusion filter (white)
(l 45)
Color conversion filter
(amber) (l 45)
Caution for AC Mains Lead
FOR YOUR SAFETY PLEASE READ THE
FOLLOWING TEXT CAREFULLY.
This product is equipped with 2 types of AC
mains cable, Type C B and Type BF A.
Appropriate mains cable must be used in
each local area, since the other type of mains
cable is not suitable.
AV cable
*1 The part number of the battery pack is
VW-VBD29. Before purchasing an extra
battery pack, check the optional
accessories section. To purchase extra
accessories, contact your dealer.
*2 The lens hood is attached to this unit at
the time of purchase.
*3 The INPUT terminal caps are supplied
with the microphone holder.
Eye cup (l 22)
Lens cap (l 21)
Lens hood*2 (l 21)
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Optional accessories
Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries.
Product numbers correct as of July 2016. These may be subject to change.
Unidirectional microphone (AG-MC200G)
Battery pack (VW-VBD58/AG-VBR59/AG-VBR89)
Battery charger (AG-BRD50)
Filter kit (VW-LF49N)
Attaching the Filter Kit
To use the ND filter or MC protector of the Filter Kit (VW-LF49N; optional), remove the lens hood
first, and then attach the ND filter or MC protector to the front side of the lens.
Be careful about the following.
Although two accessory items, such as ND filters, can be fitted one behind the other, this is not
recommended as it may darken the four corners of the screen (vignetting) when the zoom lever
is pressed toward the W side.
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Preparation
What you can do with this unit
Recording to the SD card
It is possible to record motion pictures and still pictures to the SD card (SDHC Memory Card/SDXC
Memory Card) using a variety of recording functions.
≥ This unit supports relay/simultaneous recording using double card slots.
Linking to external devices
USB Device Mode
Transfer data (files) to perform nonlinear editing on another device (PC, etc.).
≥ This unit supports USB 2.0.



A
B
C
*1
*2
SDHC Memory Card/SDXC Memory Card*1
USB 2.0 (Device mode)*2
PC
SD cards are optional and not supplied with this unit.
A USB 2.0 cable is not supplied with this unit. Use a commercially-available double-shielded
USB 2.0 cable with a ferrite core.
If possible, we recommend using a cable with a length of 1.5 m or less.
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USB Host Mode
If you connect an external media device, such as USB HDD or USB flash memory (commerciallyavailable) to this unit, you can copy motion pictures and still pictures recorded on this unit to the
external media device.
It can also play back the scenes and still pictures copied to the external media device.
≥ This unit supports USB 2.0.
Refer to the following support site for information about an external media device.
http://pro-av.panasonic.net/
(This Site is English only)


A
B
USB 2.0 (Host mode)
External media device (commercially-available)
Connecting to a TV
Connect a TV to output images.



A
B
AV cable (supplied)
HDMI cable (commerciallyavailable)
C
TV
≥ Do not use any other AV cable except the supplied one.
≥ Use a commercially-available High Speed HDMI cable.
If possible, we recommend using a cable with a length of 3 m or less.
When connecting with an HDMI cable using an HDMI-to-DVI converter, etc., be sure to
connect the HDMI cable to the connector of this unit last.
Connecting the HDMI cable to the connector of this unit first may result in malfunction.
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Names and Functions of Main Parts
4 5
6 7
8
9
10
11
1
2
3
12
13
14
15
16
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
USB DEVICE terminal (l 103)
USB HOST terminal (l 106)
HDMI OUT connector [HDMI] (l 98)
Audio input terminal 2 (XLR 3 pin)
[AUDIO INPUT2] (l 23, 59)
Handle
Lens hood release button (l 21)
Audio input terminal 1 (XLR 3 pin)
[AUDIO INPUT1] (l 23, 59)
Lens hood (l 21)
Zoom lever [T/W] (In Recording Mode)
(l 44)
Volume lever [rVOLs]/
Thumbnail display switch [
/
] (In
Playback Mode) (l 87)
User 5 button [REC CHECK] (l 65, 70)
Status indicator (l 29)
Power switch (l 29)
Recording start/stop button (l 39)
17
18
19
20
14 DC input terminal [DC IN] (l 25)
15 Charging lamp [CHG] (l 25)
16 Camera remote terminal [CAM
REMOTE] (l 97)
≥ FOCUS IRIS terminal (3.5 mm diameter mini
jack)
≥ ZOOM S/S terminal (2.5 mm diameter super
mini jack)
17 Headphone terminal [ ] (l 84, 97)
18 VIDEO OUT terminal (l 98)
19 AUDIO OUT L (CH1) terminal
[AUDIO OUT L] (l 98)
20 AUDIO OUT R (CH2) terminal
[AUDIO OUT R] (l 98)
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22
23
24
26
27
29
30
28
31
32 33 34
25
35
21 Microphone cable clamper (l 23)
22 Microphone holder attachment part
(l 23)
23 Speaker
24 Shoulder strap fixture (l 22)
25 Grip belt (l 22)
26 User 4 button [FOCUS ASSIST] (l 48)
27 FOCUS A/M/¶ button
[FOCUS A/M/¶] (l 46)
28 Iris button [IRIS] (l 53)
29 User 1 button [LCD/EVF] (l 65)
30 User 2 button [B.LIGHT] (l 65)
31 User 3 button [O.I.S.] (l 65)
32 Focus ring (l 46)
33 Zoom ring (l 44)
34 Iris ring (l 53)
35 Ring LED (l 135)
36 37 38 39 40 41
36 Menu button [MENU] (l 36)
37 Jog dial [SEL/PUSH SET] (l 51, 55, 57,
82, 87)
38 Gain button [GAIN] (l 55)
39 White Balance button [WHITE BAL]
(l 51)
40 Shutter button [SHUTTER] (l 57)
41 iA/MANU switch [iA/MANU] (l 42)
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45
42
46
43
44
47
48 49
55
57
56
50 51
58 59 60
61
62
52 53 54
42 Recording lamp (l 135)
43 Built-in LED light (l 45)
44 Lens
45 Tripod receptacle
≥ There are tripod receptacle that are
compatible with 1/4-20UNC screws.
≥ Attaching a tripod with a screw length of
5.5 mm or more may damage the unit.
46 Eyepiece corrector lever (l 33)
47 SD Card slot cover (l 28)
48 Access lamp (card 1) (l 28)
49 Card slot 1 (l 28)
50 Access lamp (card 2) (l 28)
51 Card slot 2 (l 28)
52 INPUT1 / INPUT2 switches (l 58)
53 CH1/CH2 switches (l 58)
54 AUDIO LEVEL CH1/AUDIO LEVEL CH2
knobs (l 60)
55
56
57
58
59
60
61
62
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LCD monitor extract part (l 31)
LCD monitor (Touch screen) (l 32)
Shoulder strap fixture (l 22)
Eye cup mount (l 22)
Viewfinder (l 33)
Eye cup (l 22)
Battery release button [PUSH] (l 24)
Battery holder (l 24)
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63 64 65 66
67 68
63 Built-in microphone
64 Accessory shoe
65 Sub zoom lever (l 44, 122)
66 Sub recording start/stop button (l 122)
≥ This button functions in the same manner as
the recording start/stop button.
67 LED LIGHT switch (l 45)
≥ Turns on/off the built-in LED light.
68 Thumbnail button [THUMBNAIL] (l 29)
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Attaching/detaching the lens hood
(How to detach the lens hood)
While pressing and holding the lens hood release button, rotate the lens hood in
the direction of the arrow to detach it.
A
Lens hood release button

(How to attach the lens hood)


B
1
Mounting mark
Fit the lens hood into this unit.
≥ Align the mounting mark on the lens hood with the mounting mark on this unit.
2
Rotate the lens hood in the direction of the arrow.
≥ Rotate until it clicks into place.
≥ Depending on the various filters or the MC protector attached to the front side of this unit's lens,
you may not be able to attach the lens hood.
∫ Attaching/removing the lens cap
Protect the lens surface with the lens cap while the unit is not used.
≥ Place your fingers in the recesses on the lens cap to hold it when
attaching or removing it.
≥ To attach the lens cap, align its projections horizontally, and then
push them into the slits on the lens hood until a clicking sound is
heard.
A
B

Slits
Projections

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∫ Adjust the length of the grip belt so that it fits your hand.
Adjust the grip belt according to the size of your hand.
≥ If you find it difficult to fasten the buckle B, move the pad A forward, and fasten the buckle B
again.
1
2
Open the buckle.
Pull the end of the belt.




∫ Attaching the eye cup
Attach by aligning the notch of the eye cup attachment part with the protrusion at the inside of the
eye cup.
≥ The illustration below is an example of attaching the eye cup to use it with your right eye. If you
rotate the eye cup to the left by 180° before attaching it, you can use it with your left eye.

Notch
Protrusion
A
B

∫ Attaching the Shoulder strap
We recommend that you attach the shoulder strap (commercially-available) before going out of
doors to record so as to avoid dropping this unit.


A
20 mm or longer
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∫ Attaching the front microphone
≥ The microphone holder is set up so that a 21 mm external microphone (AG-MC200G: optional)
can be attached. Check in advance whether the microphone you wish to use can be attached.
1
Attach the microphone holder to the microphone holder attachment part.
≥ Attach by using a commercially available screw driver.
≥ When attaching the microphone holder, be sure to tighten the screws firmly even though you
might hear a squeaking sound.

A
B
C

Microphone holder attachment part
Microphone holder
Microphone holder mounting screws

2
3
Attach an external microphone
(optional) to the microphone holder,
and tighten the microphone holder
screw.
Connect the external microphone to
the AUDIO INPUT1 terminal (XLR 3
pin).
  

≥ When wiring the microphone cable, use the
cable clamper of this unit.
≥ Keep the microphone holder screw and
INPUT terminal cap out of reach of children
to prevent swallowing.
D
E
F
G
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal (XLR 3 pin)
Microphone cable clamper
Microphone holder screw
External microphone (optional)
∫ Attaching the INPUT terminal cap
Attach the INPUT terminal cap while the AUDIO INPUT1, 2 terminals (XLR 3 pin) are not used.

A
INPUT terminal cap
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Power supply
∫ About batteries that you can use with this unit (as of July 2016)
The battery that can be used with this unit is VW-VBD29/VW-VBD58/AG-VBR59/AG-VBR89.
It has been found that counterfeit battery packs which look very similar to the genuine
product are made available to purchase in some markets. Some of these battery packs
are not adequately protected with internal protection to meet the requirements of
appropriate safety standards. There is a possibility that these battery packs may lead to
fire or explosion. Please be advised that we are not liable for any accident or failure
occurring as a result of use of a counterfeit battery pack. To ensure that safe products are
used we would recommend that a genuine Panasonic battery pack is used.
Inserting/removing the battery
Install the battery by inserting it in the direction shown in the figure.
Removing the battery
Make sure that the power switch is set to OFF
and the status indicator is turned off, and then
remove by holding onto it taking care not to
drop. (l 29)
While pressing the battery release button,
remove the battery.
Insert the battery until it clicks and locks.
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Charging the battery
When this unit is purchased, the battery is not charged. Charge the battery fully before
using this unit for the first time.
The unit is in the standby condition when the AC adaptor is connected. The primary circuit is always
“live” as long as the AC adaptor is connected to an electrical outlet.
Important:
≥ Use the supplied AC adaptor. Do not use the AC adaptor of another device.
≥ Do not use the AC cable with any other equipment as it is designed only for this unit. Also,
do not use the AC cable from other equipment with this unit.
≥ The battery can be charged if the unit is turned on.
≥ It is recommended to charge the battery in a temperature between 10 oC and 30 oC. (The
battery temperature should also be the same.)
1
Connect the AC cable to the AC
adaptor and the AC outlet.
≥ Insert the plugs as far as they will go.
2
Connect the AC adaptor to the DC
input terminal [DC IN].
≥ As the charging lamp lights up green, charging
starts. It will turn off when the charging is
completed.
≥ If the charging lamp flashes, refer to page 8.
≥ The DC plug of the AC adaptor, depending on
its angle, may block your view of the charging
lamp. To check the charging lamp status,
adjust the angle of the DC plug.
∫ Connecting to the AC outlet

≥
≥
≥
≥
≥
It is possible to use this unit with power supplied
from the AC outlet by turning on the unit with the
AC adaptor connected.
Even when you use the AC adaptor for
recording images, keep the battery connected.
This allows you to continue the recording even if
a power failure occurs or the AC adaptor is
unplugged from the AC outlet by accident.
Do not use any other AC adaptors except the supplied one.
We recommend using Panasonic batteries (l 26).
If you use other batteries, we cannot guarantee the quality of this product.
Do not heat or expose to flame.
Do not leave the battery(ies) in a car exposed to direct sunlight for a long period of time with
doors and windows closed.
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Charging and recording time
Charging/Recording time
≥ The times given apply when the ambient operating temperature is 25 oC and the relative operating
humidity is 60%. Charging time may be longer at other temperatures and humidity levels.
≥ These charging times are for when the unit is turned off.
≥ The maximum continuous recordable times and the actual recordable times are based on the
conditions below. These become shorter in other conditions.
j When [REC MODE] is set to [AVCHD] and [REC FORMAT] is set to [PH 1080/50.00i]
j When using the viewfinder (times in parentheses are when using the LCD monitor)
j A cable is not inserted to the external output terminal
Time required
Maximum
Actual
to charge this
continuous
recordable time
unit
recordable time
Battery model number
Voltage/Capacity
(minimum)
Supplied battery
(VW-VBD29)
7.2 V/2900 mAh
3 h 15 min
4 h 10 min
(4 h 15 min)
2 h 10 min
(2 h 15 min)
VW-VBD58 (optional)
7.2 V/5800 mAh
5 h 15 min
8 h 45 min
(8 h 45 min)
4 h 35 min
(4 h 35 min)
AG-VBR59 (optional)
7.28 V/5900 mAh
5 h 30 min
8 h 40 min
(8 h 45 min)
4 h 35 min
(4 h 35 min)
AG-VBR89 (optional)
7.28 V/8850 mAh
8 h 5 min
13 h 10 min
(13 h 15 min)
7h
(7 h)
≥ “h” is an abbreviation for hour, “min” for minute and “s” for second.
≥ These times are approximations.
≥ The indicated charging time is for when the battery has been discharged completely. Charging
time and recordable time vary depending on the usage conditions such as high/low temperature.
≥ If this unit is turned on, charging may take longer than the values in the table above.
≥ The actual recordable time refers to the recordable time when repeatedly starting/stopping
recording, turning the unit on/off, moving the zoom lever etc.
≥ The batteries heat up after use or charging. This is not a malfunction.
∫ Batteries that support quick charging
For quick charging of a battery (AG-VBR59/AG-VBR89: optional), use a battery charger (AG-BRD50:
optional).
Battery capacity indication
≥ The display changes as the battery capacity reduces.
#
#
#
#
If the battery discharges, then
will flash red.
≥ If the unit is charged while it is turned on,
will be displayed on the screen.
will
disappear after charging is complete.
≥ As long as the charging lamp is flashing, charging is not complete even after
has
disappeared. For more details, please refer to page 8.
≥ Depending on the menu setting, the battery capacity indication is not displayed (l 132)
[DISP SETUP] # [CARD & BATTERY]
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Preparation
Preparation of SD cards
The unit can record motion pictures or still pictures to an SD card.
Cards that you can use with this unit
≥ The cards that you can use are correct as of July 2016.
≥ We recommend that you use a Panasonic Memory Card.
Card type
Capacity
SDHC Memory Card
SDXC Memory Card
4 GB to 32 GB
48 GB to 128 GB
≥ When using an SDHC Memory Card/SDXC Memory Card with other equipment, check the
equipment is compatible with these Memory Cards.
≥ We do not guarantee the operation of SD cards other than the ones above.
≥ 4 GB or more Memory Cards that do not have the SDHC logo or 48 GB or more Memory Cards
that do not have the SDXC logo are not based on SD Memory Card Specifications.
≥ This unit is compatible with UHS-I UHS Speed Class3 standard SDHC/SDXC Memory Cards.
≥ When the write-protect switch A on SD card is locked, no recording,
deletion or editing will be possible on the card.
≥ Keep the Memory Card out of reach of children to prevent swallowing.
64
∫ About the Speed Class ratings for recording motion pictures
≥ Depending on [REC MODE] (l 115) and [REC FORMAT] (l 116), the required card differs.
Use a card that meets the following ratings of the SD Speed Class or UHS Speed Class.
Use of a non-compatible card may cause recording to stop suddenly.
≥ SD Speed Class and UHS Speed Class are the speed standards regarding continuous writing. To
check the class, see the labelled side, etc. of the card.
Recording modes
Recording function
or
Recording format
Speed Class ratings
Super Slow
Recording
UHS Speed Class3
UHS Speed Class1 or
more
MOV/MP4
50 Mbps
Class10 or more
AVCHD
All
Class4 or more
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Inserting/removing an SD card
When using an SD card for the first time, it is necessary to format the SD card. (l 38) When the
SD card is formatted, all of the recorded data is deleted. Once the data is deleted, it cannot be
restored.
Caution:
Check that the access lamp has gone off.
Access lamp A
≥ When this unit is accessing the SD card,
the access lamp lights up.
1
≥ One SD card can be inserted into each of the
card slot 1 and the card slot 2.
≥ Face the terminal side C in the direction
shown in the illustration and press it straight
in as far as it will go.
≥ Press the center of the SD card and then pull
it straight out.


Open the SD card slot cover and
insert (remove) the SD card into
(from) the card slot B.

2
≥ Do not touch the terminals on the back of the
SD card.
≥ Do not apply strong shocks, bend, or drop the
SD card.
≥ Electrical noise, static electricity or the failure
of this unit or the SD card may damage or
erase the data stored on the SD card.
≥ When the card access lamp is lit, do not:
j Remove the SD card
j Turn the unit off
j Insert and remove the USB Cable
j Expose the unit to vibrations or shock
Performing the above while the lamp is on
may result in damage to data/SD card or this
unit.
≥ Do not expose the terminals of the SD card to
water, dirt or dust.
Securely close the SD card slot
cover.
≥ Do not place SD cards in the following areas:
j In direct sunlight
j In very dusty or humid areas
j Near a heater
j Locations susceptible to significant
difference in temperature (condensation
can occur.)
j Where static electricity or electromagnetic
waves occur
≥ To protect SD cards, return them to their
cases when you are not using them.
≥ About disposing of or giving away the SD
card. (l 8)
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Turning the unit on/off
Set the power switch to ON while pressing the lock release button B to turn on
the unit.

To turn off the unit
OFF
Set the power switch to OFF while
pressing the lock release button.
The status indicator goes off.
ON

A
The status indicator lights on.
≥ To turn on the unit again after the [ECONOMY (BATT)] or [ECONOMY (AC)] is activated, set the
power switch to OFF once, and then to ON again. (l 136)
Preparation
Selecting a mode
Press the THUMBNAIL button to change the mode to Recording Mode or
Playback Mode.
A THUMBNAIL button

Recording Mode (l 39, 40)
The recording screen is displayed. You can record motion
pictures and still pictures.
Playback Mode (l 85)
The thumbnail screen for playback is displayed. You can play
back motion pictures and still pictures.
≥ When you turn on this unit, it starts up in Recording Mode.
≥ If you press the recording start/stop button or sub recording start/stop button in Playback Mode,
the mode will be switched to Recording Mode and recording will start.
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Using the LCD monitor/Viewfinder
The viewfinder is turned off and the LCD monitor is turned on when the LCD monitor is extracted.
The viewfinder is turned on when the LCD monitor is retracted.
Switching between the LCD monitor and viewfinder
displays
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [LCD/EVF OUTPUT] # desired setting
[LCD]:
The LCD monitor is turned on when the LCD monitor is extracted. The viewfinder is
not turned on.
[EVF]:
The viewfinder turns on. The LCD monitor does not turn on.
∫ To change the setting with a USER button
You can change how to display the LCD monitor and Viewfinder by registering “LCD/EVF Output” to
a USER button.
≥ This function is registered to the USER1 button by default.
≥ Please refer to page 65 for details about setting the USER button.
When the recording screen is displayed, press the USER button to which [LCD/
EVF OUTPUT] is registered.
≥ Switches the setting each time the button is pressed.
[LCD] !# [EVF]
≥ The setting is also applied to the [LCD/EVF OUTPUT] menu setting.
≥ [LCD] will be selected when the LCD monitor is extracted.
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Using the LCD monitor
1
Extract the LCD monitor in the
direction as indicated in the figure.
≥ Hold the LCD monitor extract part A, and
extract the LCD monitor until it clicks into
position.
2

Rotate to the position that is easy
to view.
To retract the LCD monitor
Retract as shown in the figure with the LCD facing
downward.
Range of rotation of the LCD monitor
≥ It can rotate up to 270o towards the lens.
270°
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How to use the touch screen
You can operate by directly touching the LCD monitor (touch screen) with your finger.
∫ Touch
Touch and release the touch screen to select icon or
picture.
≥ Touch the center of the icon.
≥ Touching the touch screen will not operate while you
are touching another part of the touch screen.
∫ Slide while touching
Move your finger while pressing on the touch screen.
∫ About the operation icons
/
/
/
:
Touch when changing a page or performing settings.
≥ Do not touch the LCD monitor with hard pointed tips, such as ball point pens.
LCD monitor adjustment
≥ These settings will not affect the images actually recorded.
[POWER LCD]
This makes it easier to view the LCD monitor in bright places including outdoors.
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [POWER LCD] #
[+1] (Makes brighter)/[0] (Normal)/[-1] (Makes less bright)
≥ When the AC adaptor is in use, [POWER LCD] is set to [+1] automatically.
≥ [POWER LCD] will be automatically fixed to [0] when the built-in LED light is turned on, even if it is set to [+1].
≥ [0] is selected when:
j [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
≥ This item is not available while the LCD monitor is turned off. (l 30)
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[LCD SET]
It adjusts brightness and color density on the LCD monitor.
1
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
2
3
: [DISP SETUP] # [LCD SET]
Touch the desired setting item.
[COLOR]:
Color level of the LCD monitor
[BRIGHTNESS]:
Brightness of the LCD monitor
[CONTRAST]:
Contrast of the LCD monitor
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s16 and r16.
4
Touch [RETURN].
≥ Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ This item is not available while the LCD monitor is turned off. (l 30)
Viewfinder adjustment
≥ These settings will not affect the images actually recorded.
Adjusting the field of view
It adjusts the field of view to show the image on the viewfinder clearly.
1
Adjust the viewfinder to suit your vision so
that you can see the display images clearly.
≥ Be careful not to trap your fingers when moving the
viewfinder.
≥ The viewfinder can be lifted vertically up to
approximately 90o.
≥ Turn on the viewfinder.
2

Adjust the focus by operating the eyepiece
corrector lever.
A
Eyepiece corrector lever
[EVF SET]
Brightness of the viewfinder can be switched.
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [EVF SET] # [BRIGHT]/[NORMAL]/[DARK]
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[EVF COLOR]
The recording images or playback images on the viewfinder can be selected between color/black
and white.
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [EVF COLOR]# [ON] or [OFF]
[ON]:
Displayed in color
[OFF]:
Displayed in black and white
Recording yourself
≥ Change the mode to Recording Mode. (l 29)
Rotate the LCD monitor towards the lens side.
≥ Displaying during the recording yourself can be
switched by setting [SELF SHOOT]. (l 133)
≥ Only some indications will appear on the screen when the [SELF SHOOT] is set to [MIRROR].
When
appears, return the direction of the LCD monitor to normal position and check the
warning/alarm indication. (l 143)
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Preparation
Setting date and time
When this unit is turned on, the message [SET TIME ZONE AND DATE/TIME] may appear.
To make these settings, select [YES], and follow the instructions from Step 2-3 of the time zone
setting procedure.
1
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
2
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [CLOCK SET]
Touch the date or time to be set, then set the
desired value using
/
.
≥ The year can be set between 2000 and 2039.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
≥ The date and time function is driven by a built-in lithium battery.
≥ If the time display becomes [- -], the built-in lithium battery needs to be charged. To recharge the
built-in lithium battery, connect the AC adaptor or attach a charged battery to this unit. Leave the
unit as it is for approx. 24 hours and the battery will maintain the date and time for approx.
6 months. (The battery is still being recharged even if the unit is off.)
≥ The way that time is displayed can be changed in the menu settings. (l 132)
[DISP SETUP] # [DATE/TIME] or [DATE FORMAT]
Time zone
Time difference from the Greenwich Mean Time can be set.
1
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
2
3
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [TIME ZONE]
Touch
/
and set the region to record.
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
≥ If the [CLOCK SET] screen appears, perform [CLOCK SET].
≥ When the time zone setting is changed, the date/time setting of the unit also changes
automatically.
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Preparation
Using the menu screen
≥ You can also select menu items by operating the jog dial. (l 82)
MENU
1
2
3
Press the MENU button
MENU
.
Touch the top menu A.
Touch the submenu B.
≥ Next (Previous) page can be displayed by touching
.
4
5
Touch the desired item to enter the setting.
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu setting.
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Recording
Before recording
≥ When recording, make sure your footing is stable and there is no danger of colliding with another
person or object.
≥ Hold the eye cup of the viewfinder as close as possible to your eye.
≥ Adjust the angle of the LCD monitor according to the position in which the unit is held.
≥ When you are outdoors, record pictures with the sunlight behind you. If the subject is backlit, it will
become dark in the recording.
≥ Keep your arms near your body and separate your legs for better balance.
≥ For stable images, it is recommended to use a tripod whenever possible.
Recording
Selecting a media to record
[SD CARD 1] and [SD CARD 2] can be selected separately to record motion pictures or still
pictures.
1
Select the menu.
MENU
2
: [RECORD SETUP] # [MEDIA SELECT]
Touch the media to record motion pictures
or still pictures.
≥ The media is selected separately for motion pictures or
still pictures and is then highlighted in yellow.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
≥ In the following situation, if you start recording with normal settings or start recording when [2
SLOTS FUNC.] (l 123) is set to [RELAY REC], the card slot used for motion picture recording
will be switched automatically:*
j An SD card is not inserted to the card slot selected in [MEDIA SELECT], or the SD card in the
selected card slot is full when there is another SD card in the other slot.
* The card slot is not switched when [2 SLOTS FUNC.] is set to [SIMULTANEOUS].
≥ You can also change the card slot used for motion picture recording by pressing the USER button
to which [SLOT SEL] is registered or touching the applicable USER button icon while recording is
paused. (l 65)
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Formatting media
If you use the SD cards for the first time for recording with this unit, format the cards.
Please be aware that if a medium is formatted, then all the data recorded on the medium will be
erased and cannot be restored. Back up important data on a PC etc. (l 102)
≥ When using two SD cards, format both SD cards.
1
Select the menu.
MENU
2
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [FORMAT MEDIA]
Touch [SD CARD 1] or [SD CARD 2].
≥ When formatting is complete, touch [EXIT] to exit the message screen.
≥ Do not turn this unit off or remove the SD card, while formatting. Do not expose the unit to
vibrations or shock.
Use this unit to format media.
Do not format an SD card using any other equipment such as a PC. Otherwise it may not
be possible to use the card on this unit.
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Recording
Recording motion picture
1

Change the mode to
Recording Mode. (l 29)
REC
≥ Extract the LCD monitor.
2
Press the recording start/
stop button B to start
recording.

OFF
ON
When you begin recording, REC
(red) is displayed.
≥ Recording will stop when you press
the recording start/stop button
again.
A
∫ Screen indications in the Recording Mode
TC 00:00:00:00
R 1h20m
R 1h20m
50.00i
TC 00:00:00:00
/
(White)
R 1h20m
MAIN
Counter display (l 62)
Card slot number
Approximate remaining recordable
time
≥ When the remaining time is less
than 1 minute, R 0h00m flashes
red.
Card slot selected for motion picture
recording (l 37)*
Recording format (l 116)
50.00i
Frame rate (l 116)
* Displayed only during normal recording.
≥ To change the recording method, change [REC MODE] or [REC FORMAT]. (l 115, 116)
≥ The images recorded between pressing the recording start/stop button to start recording and
pressing it again to pause recording become one scene.
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≥ When the file size of a recorded scene exceeds one of the following sizes or the recording time
exceeds one of the following lengths of time, the scene will be divided automatically. (Recording
continues.)
AVCHD scene
Approximately 4 GB
MOV/MP4 scene (when using an SDHC Memory Card)
Approximately
4 GB or 30 minutes
MOV/MP4 scene (when using an SDXC Memory Card)
Approximately 3 hours
≥ (Maximum recordable scenes of a single SD card)
Recording mode
MOV/MP4
AVCHD
Recordable scenes
Approx. 89100
Approx. 3900
Different dates (l 92)
Approx. 900
Approx. 900
≥ When the SD card contains scenes recorded with [REC MODE] set to [MOV]/[MP4] and still
pictures, the maximum recordable scenes and the maximum recordable scenes on each date will
be smaller than those in the table above.
≥ Number of scenes that can be recorded will be less than above in following cases:
j If you change [REC FORMAT] (l 116)
j When [2 SLOTS FUNC.] is set to [SIMULTANEOUS] (l 123)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
≥ Please refer to page 157 about approximate recordable time.
Recording
Recording still pictures
≥ Register [CAPTURE] to a USER button. (l 65)
1
Change the mode to Recording Mode. (l 29)
≥ Extract the LCD monitor.
2
Press the USER button to which [CAPTURE] is registered or touch the
applicable USER button icon to record a still picture.
≥ For information on the locations of the USER buttons and information on USER button icons,
refer to page 65.
≥ When still pictures are being recorded, the remaining recordable number of still pictures and the
still picture indication
are displayed.
∫ About the screen indications while recording still pictures
2.1 M
R3000
2.1 M
R3000
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Size of still pictures
Remaining number of still pictures
Still picture indication (l 141)
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∫ About picture size
Picture sizes in which still pictures will be recorded differ depending on the [REC MODE] setting and
the [REC FORMAT] setting (l 115, 116).
Recording mode
MOV, MP4
AVCHD
Recording format
Aspect
Picture size
[REC FORMAT] setting with a size of
FHD (1920k1080)
[PS 1080/50.00p], [PH 1080/50.00i],
[HA 1080/50.00i], [HE 1080/50.00i],
[PM 720/50.00p]
16:9
2.1 M 1920k1080
0.2M 640k360
[SA 576/50.00i]
4:3
0.3M 640k480
≥ It is possible to record still pictures while recording motion pictures. (rec-and-capture)
≥ It is recommended to use a tripod when recording under low light conditions because the shutter
speed becomes slow.
≥ If rec-and-capture is used while recording a motion picture, the remaining recordable time will
shorten. If you turn off this unit or press the THUMBNAIL button, the remaining recordable time
may become longer.
≥ Maximum number of recordable pictures that can be displayed is 9999. If the number of
recordable pictures exceeds 9999, R 9999+ is displayed. The number will not change when the
picture is taken until the number of recordable pictures is 9999 or less.
≥ The 16:9 still pictures recorded using this unit may be cropped at the edges when printed. So, be
sure to check before printing in the store or on your printer.
≥ Please refer to page 158 about approximate number of recordable pictures.
≥ The recording time may be long depending on the recording condition.
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Recording
Intelligent Auto Mode/Manual Mode
MANU
iA/MANU switch
Slide the switch to change the Intelligent Auto
Mode/Manual Mode.
appears on the screen in Intelligent Auto Mode.
≥
∫ Intelligent Auto Mode
When switching to Intelligent Auto Mode, the Automatic Tracking White Balance and Auto Focus
operate and automatically adjust the color balance and focusing.
Depending on the brightness of the subject etc., the Iris, gain and shutter speed are automatically
adjusted for an optimum brightness.
≥ Color balance and focus may not be adjusted automatically depending on light sources or
scenes. If so, manually adjust these settings. (l 46, 51)
≥ The following settings in Manual Mode are canceled when you switch to Intelligent Auto Mode:
j Focus (l 46)
j GAIN (l 55)
j Focus Assist (l 48)
j Shutter speed (l 57)
j White Balance (l 51)
j [SCENE MODE] (l 112)
j Iris (l 53)
≥ When you switch this unit from Manual Mode to Intelligent Auto Mode, Image Stabilizer will be set
to
/
([ON]). (l 80)
≥ If you set the Image Stabilizer to
(setting canceled) in Manual Mode and then switch to
Intelligent Auto Mode, the Image Stabilizer setting that is selected when you switch to Manual
Mode again will be determined by whether or not you touch the operation icon O.I.S. in Intelligent
Auto Mode.*
* In the same way, the Image Stabilizer setting is also determined by whether or not you press the
USER button to which [O.I.S.] is registered.
When the operation icon O.I.S. is pressed
or the USER button to which [O.I.S.] is
registered is pressed
The Image Stabilizer setting in Intelligent
Auto Mode will be applied.
When the operation icon O.I.S. is not pressed
or the USER button to which [O.I.S.] is
registered is not pressed
The Image Stabilizer will be set to
(setting canceled).
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Automatic Tracking White Balance
The Auto Tracking White (ATW) Balance function of this unit automatically adjusts the White
Balance according to the lighting condition.
If Auto Tracking White Balance does not work correctly, switch to Manual Mode first, and then adjust
the White Balance. (l 51)
Auto Focus
The unit focuses automatically.
≥ Auto Focus does not work correctly in the following situations. Record pictures in the Manual
Focus Mode. (l 46)
j Recording distant and close-up objects at the same time
j Recording a subject behind dirty or dusty window
j Recording a subject that is surrounded by objects with glossy surfaces or by highly reflective
objects
∫ Camera controls that are disabled in Intelligent Auto Mode
The following camera controls are disabled in Intelligent Auto Mode:
≥
≥
≥
≥
Iris ring
Focus ring
FOCUS A/M/¶ button
IRIS button
≥ Gain button
≥ SHUTTER button
≥ WHITE BAL button
∫ USER buttons that are disabled in Intelligent Auto Mode
USER buttons 1 to 5 may be disabled in Intelligent Auto Mode, depending on the USER button
functions registered to them. When any of the following USER button functions is registered, use it
in Manual Mode:
≥
≥
≥
≥
[FOCUS ASSIST 1]
[FOCUS ASSIST 2]
[SUPER GAIN]
[AREA]
≥
≥
≥
≥
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[DRS]
[FLASH BAND]
[SUPER SLOW]
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Recording
Using the zoom
It can be zoomed up to 20k.
≥ It can zoom up to approx. 40k when the [i.Zoom] is set to [ON]. (l 123)
≥ Zoom magnification can be checked in the screen display of Z00 to Z99. The value gets larger
when zoomed in, and the value gets smaller when zoomed out.
If you set [i.Zoom] to [ON], the magnification level will be displayed as follows:
j iZ00 to iZ99: optical zoom range
j Z99: i.Zoom
T
Zoom lever 1/Sub zoom lever 2
T side:
Close-up recording (zoom in)
W side:
Wide-angle recording (zoom out)
W
T
W
A
Zoom ring 3
A side:
B
Wide-angle recording (zoom out)
B side:
Close-up recording (zoom in)
∫ About the zoom speed
≥ The zoom speed will vary depending on how far the zoom lever is pressed or how fast the zoom
ring is rotated.
≥ The zoom operation using the sub zoom lever will be performed at a constant speed. Zoom
speed of the sub zoom lever will vary depending on the setting of [SUB ZOOM]. (l 122)
≥ If you take your finger off the zoom lever during zoom operation, the operation sound may be
recorded. When returning the zoom lever to the original position, move it quietly.
≥ The sound of the zoom mechanism becomes louder than usual during fast zoom operation. This
may cause the sound to be recorded during recording.
≥ It can be focused approximately 1.5 m or further when the zoom magnification is at its maximum.
≥ It can be focused approximately 3.0 cm or further when the zoom magnification is set to 1k.
Utilizing the USER button
Digital zoom can be used by setting the USER button. (l 69)
≥ Please refer to page 65 for details about setting the USER button.
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Recording
Using the Built-in LED Light
Even in dark locations, you can record brighter scenes by turning on the built-in LED light.
Slide the LED LIGHT switch to turn on the built-in LED light.
LED LIGHT switch
Slide the switch to turn on/off the built-in
LED light.
ON: Turned on
OFF: Turned off
LED LIGHT
OFF
ON
≥ Do not look at the light-emitting portion of the built-in LED light directly while the light is turned on,
or bring the portion close to someone’s eyes and turn on the light.
≥ The recordable time with the battery becomes shorter with the use of the built-in LED light.
≥ The White Balance mode [ATW] may not work correctly while the built-in LED light is turned on,
depending on recording conditions. In this case, switch to Manual Mode and adjust the White
Balance. (l 51)
≥ When the battery becomes low, the built-in LED light may turn off or may not turn on.
∫ Using the supplied filters for the built-in LED light
Using the diffusion filter
The supplied diffusion filter softens the light by reducing its glare.
Use the diffusion filter when the built-in LED light is too bright.
Using the color conversion filter
The supplied color conversion filter lowers the color temperature of the built-in LED light.
Use the color conversion filter when the color temperature of the recording environment is low or
when you want to lower the color temperature of the built-in LED light.
≥ When using the color conversion filter, switch to Manual Mode and adjust the White Balance
before recording.
Attaching/removing the filters for the built-in LED light
(How to attach/detach the filter)
≥ Push in until a clicking sound is heard.
≥ Hold both the left and right sides of the filter to remove it.
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Recording
Focus
Perform focus adjustments using the focus ring. If auto focusing is difficult due to the conditions,
then use Manual Focus.
A
B
FOCUS A/M/¶ button
Focus ring
FOCUS
A/M/∞


≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
Press the FOCUS A/M/¶ button to enable Manual Focus.
≥ It will switch to MF from AF.
2
Adjust the focus by rotating the focus ring.
≥ The focus value can be set from MF00 (focus distance: approximately 3 cm) to MF99 (focus
distance: infinity). The larger the focus value gets, the further the position where focus is
achieved.
≥ If you press and hold the FOCUS A/M/¶ button, focus will be adjusted to MF95 on the infinity
side.
≥ To return to Auto Focus, press the FOCUS A/M/¶ button or set this unit to Intelligent Auto Mode
using the iA/MANU switch.
≥ When the distance to the subject approaches within 1.5 m approx., the unit switches to the macro
range and
or
. (The unit may switch to the macro range even when the distance to the
subject is 1.5 m or more depending on the subject.).
≥ Depending on the zoom magnification, this unit may fail to switch to the macro range, or go to a
non-displayed focus value.
≥ When you perform a zoom operation in the macro range, this unit may go out of focus.
≥ This item cannot be set during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
∫ To emphasize the outline of images
Setting [EVF/LCD DETAIL] to [ON] helps you achieve focus easier by emphasizing the outlines of
an image displayed on the LCD monitor and viewfinder.
You can also adjust the emphasis level or change the frequency.
≥ You can also enable or disable this function with the applicable USER button. (l 73)
≥ These settings will not affect the images actually recorded.
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [EVF/LCD DETAIL] # [ON]
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Adjusting the level of [EVF/LCD DETAIL]
1 Select the menu.
MENU
2
: [DISP SETUP] # [EVF/LCD PEAK LEVEL]
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s3 and r3.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
Setting the peaking frequency of [EVF/LCD DETAIL]
Select the menu.
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [EVF/LCD PEAK FREQ.] # [HIGH] or [LOW]
≥ [EVF/LCD DETAIL] is canceled in following cases:
j When Focus Assist (peaking function) is used (l 48)
One Push AF
If you press the USER button to which [PUSH AF] is registered in Manual Focus Mode, the camera
performs high-speed focusing until the image is focused.
≥ Switch to Manual Focus Mode. (l 46)
Press the USER button to which [PUSH AF] is registered or touch the applicable
USER button icon.
≥ Auto Focus will be activated and the camera will perform high-speed focusing until the image is
focused.
≥ The focus setting returns to Manual Focus Mode once the image is focused or a certain time has
elapsed.
≥ One Push AF does not work in following cases:
j When Auto Focus is used
Push AF
If you press and hold the USER button to which [PUSH AF] is registered, Manual Focus will be
temporarily switched to Auto Focus.
≥ Set this unit to Manual Focus. (l 46)
Press and hold the USER button to which [PUSH AF] is registered or touch and
hold the applicable USER button icon.
≥ The focus position will be automatically adjusted for the subject at the center of the screen.
≥ If you set [AREA MODE] to [FOCUS], [FOCUS/IRIS] or [FOCUS/Y GET] and use Area Mode, the
focus position will be automatically adjusted to the subject you have touched. (l 72)
≥ It will be canceled when the button is released, and the focus position set by the Push AF will be
maintained.
≥ Push AF does not work in following cases:
j When Auto Focus is used
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Focus Assist
You can use Focus Assist by pressing the USER button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 1] or [FOCUS
ASSIST 2] is registered.
≥ For information on how to set the USER buttons, refer to page 65.
≥ [FOCUS ASSIST 1] is registered to the USER4 button by default.
Selecting a Focus Assist method
∫ To select the Focus Assist method for the USER button to which
[FOCUS ASSIST 1] is registered
Select the menu.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [FOCUS ASSIST 1] # desired setting
[EXPAND]:
Magnifies the central area of the screen when Focus Assist is used.
[PEAKING]:
Highlights in-focus portions with color when Focus Assist is used.
[BOTH]:
Sets both [EXPAND] and [PEAKING].
∫ To select the Focus Assist method for the USER button to which
[FOCUS ASSIST 2] is registered
Select the menu.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [FOCUS ASSIST 2] # desired setting
[EXPAND] / [PEAKING]
≥ You can use the magnified display and the peaking function separately or use them in
combination by selecting different settings for [FOCUS ASSIST 1] and [FOCUS ASSIST 2].
≥ If [FOCUS ASSIST 1] is set to [BOTH], [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is not available. In addition, the USER
button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is registered is disabled.
Using Focus Assist
≥ Register [FOCUS ASSIST 1] or [FOCUS ASSIST 2] to a USER button. (l 65)
≥ Switch to Manual Focus Mode. (l 46)
Press the USER button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 1] or [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is
registered or touch the applicable USER button icon.
≥ To turn off Focus Assist, perform the following operations:
j Press the USER button again, or touch the USER button icon again.
j Touch [EXIT].
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∫ To adjust the magnified display
If you set Focus Assist to ON by following either of the procedures below, the central area of the
screen will be magnified. You can change the magnification and position of the magnified display.
j Setting the menu item [FOCUS ASSIST 1] to [EXPAND] or [BOTH] and pressing the USER
button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 1] is registered.
j Setting the menu item [FOCUS ASSIST 2] to [EXPAND] and pressing the USER button to
which [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is registered.
≥ You can also change the magnification level of the magnified display using the jog dial.


x5.5
x3.0




A
B
C
D
E
F
SEL/
PUSH
SET


3k–5k display
5.5k–10k display
[ASSIST]
Magnified display
[EXIT]
Jog dial
(To change the magnification level)
Touch
/
or rotate the jog dial to change the magnification level.
:
Increases the magnification level by 0.5k.
:
Decreases the magnification level by 0.5k.
≥ You can adjust the magnification from 3k to 10k.
(Moving the magnified area)
Touch
area.
/
/
/
or slide the screen while touching it to move the magnified
∫ To change the peaking settings

If you set Focus Assist to ON by following either of the
procedures below, in-focus portions are highlighted with
color (peaking).
j Setting the menu item [FOCUS ASSIST 1] to
[PEAKING] or [BOTH] and pressing the USER button
to which [FOCUS ASSIST 1] is registered.
j Setting the menu item [FOCUS ASSIST 2] to [PEAKING] and pressing the USER button to
which [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is registered.
G: Peaking
≥ You can set the peaking color and strength.
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(When changing the peaking color)
Select the menu.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [PEAKING COLOR] # desired color
[Red]/[Blue]/[Yellow]/[White]
(When setting the peaking strength)
1
Select the menu.
MENU
2
: [SW SETUP] # [PEAKING LEVEL] # desired setting
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s7 and r7.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
(Notes on Focus Assist)
≥ Focus Assist is not possible in following cases:
j During Recording Check (l 70)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
j When color bars are displayed. (l 80)
≥ Focus Assist is canceled in following cases:
j If you turn the unit off
j If you press the THUMBNAIL button
j (If you operate the USER button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 1] is registered)
When the setting of [FOCUS ASSIST 1] (l 48) is changed
j (If you operate the USER button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is registered)
When the setting of [FOCUS ASSIST 2] (l 48) is changed
j When you set this unit to Auto Focus
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
≥ The magnified display and peaking are not displayed on recorded images.
≥ The magnified display and peaking are not displayed on a TV.
≥ Freeze Frame is not available when you use Focus Assist. (l 71)
≥ Peaking may not be displayed when you use Digital Zoom (l 69). To zoom in and use peaking at
the same time, we recommend increasing the magnification level of the magnified display by
setting [FOCUS ASSIST 1] to [BOTH] or by using the magnified display and the peaking function
in combination.
(Notes on the peaking function of Focus Assist)
≥ When the EVF/LCD detail function is enabled, Focus Assist is canceled. (l 46)
(Notes on the magnified display of Focus Assist)
≥ Some information on the screen disappears when the screen is magnified.
≥ Still pictures cannot be recorded when the screen is magnified.
≥ In the following cases, the screen is not magnified during Focus Assist:
j During motion picture recording or PRE-REC (l 75, 126)
j When using Digital Zoom
j When using Area Mode (l 72)
j During auto recording (l 78)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ If you set the magnification level of the magnified display to 5.5k or higher, peaking may not be
displayed when using i.Zoom (l 44).
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Recording
White Balance
Automatic White Balance function may not reproduce natural colors depending on the scenes or
lighting conditions. If so, you can adjust the White Balance manually.
≥ Use the jog dial to change the settings.

5600K
Ach

SEL/
PUSH
SET

WHITE BAL


A Color temperature display
≥ Displayed when the White Balance mode is set to Ach or Bch.
B White Balance
C [WB]
1
2
Jog dial
WHITE BAL button
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
Press the WHITE BAL button to switch to the Manual White Balance Mode.
≥ The previously used White Balance mode will be selected.
2
Rotate the Jog dial to switch the White Balance mode.
≥ The mode will be switched in the following order:
P3200K !# P5600K !# VAR !# Ach !# Bch
About White Balance modes
Mode
*1
*2
Settings
ATW (ATW)*1
It will automatically adjust in accordance with the recording condition.
LOCK
(ATW Lock)*2
It will lock the setting for ATW. (l 52)
P3200K
(P3200K)
Preset value for studio/indoor recording (halogen lamp, etc.)
P5600K
(P5600K)
Preset value for outdoors
VAR (VAR)
Setting can be finely adjusted in accordance to the recording conditions.
(l 52)
Ach (Ach)
Setting in accordance to the recording scenes can be set. (l 53)
Bch (Bch)
Setting in accordance to the recording scenes can be set. (l 53)
This mode is used for Auto White Balance Mode and Intelligent Auto Mode.
You can set this mode with a USER button.
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≥ To return to Auto White Balance Mode, press the WHITE BAL button or switch to Intelligent Auto
Mode using the iA/MANU switch.
≥ It is not possible to change the white balance mode in the following situations:
j When [SCENE MODE] is set to [Beach]/[Sunset]/[Fireworks] (l 112)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
To set ATW Lock
You can set ATW Lock by registering [ATW LOCK] to a USER button.
≥ Please refer to page 65 for details about setting the USER button.
1
Set the White Balance mode to [ATW].
≥ Press the WHITE BAL button if a setting other than [ATW] is selected.
2
Press the USER button to which [ATW LOCK] is registered or touch the
applicable USER button icon.
≥ To cancel ATW Lock, press the USER button or touch the USER button icon again. Canceling
ATW Lock will return the White Balance mode back to [ATW].
≥ ATW Lock is not available except when the White Balance mode is set to [ATW].
≥ It will be canceled when the unit is turned off.
To finely adjust the White Balance
Setting the White Balance mode to [VAR] allows you to set a White Balance value between 2000K
and 15000K.
≥ Use the jog dial to change the settings.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
Set the White Balance mode to [VAR]. (l 51)
2
Push the jog dial.
3
4
Rotate the jog dial to adjust the color balance.
Push the jog dial to finish the adjustment.
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To set the White Balance in accordance to the recording scene
1
Fill the screen with a white subject or place a white piece of paper in front of
the lens.
Set the White Balance mode to [Ach] or [Bch]. (l 51)
Press and hold the WHITE BAL button or jog dial to perform Auto White
Balance.
2
3
≥ Adjust the Black Balance first, and then the White Balance. The screen goes dark momentarily,
“WB SET OK” is displayed, and the adjustment ends.
≥ When the White Balance mode is set to a setting other than [Ach] or [Bch], if you press and hold
the WHITE BAL button or jog dial while recording is paused, Auto Black Balance will operate.
When the screen goes black momentarily and “BB SET OK” is displayed, Auto Black Balance is
complete.
≥ When the Auto White Balance/Auto Black Balance cannot be performed, an error message
“WB SET NG” or “BB SET NG” is displayed on the screen. In such case, use other mode.
≥ Settings assigned to [Ach] or [Bch] can be finely adjusted in [AWB Ach ADJUST]/[AWB Bch
ADJUST]. (l 114)
≥ The contents previously set are maintained in the [Ach] or [Bch]. Perform the setting again when
the recording condition has changed.
Recording
Iris/Gain adjustment
When recording a scene that is too dark (or bright) or a scene in a similar situation, manually adjust
the iris and gain.
Iris adjustment
F4.0

IRIS


A Iris value
B Auto iris icon*
* It is displayed in Auto Iris Mode.
1
2
IRIS button
Iris ring
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
≥
2
Press the IRIS button to switch to Manual Iris Mode.
disappears.
Adjust the iris by rotating the iris ring.
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Iris value:
CLOSE !# (F11 to F1.9) !# OPEN
≥ Value closer to CLOSE darken the image.
≥ Value closer to OPEN brighten the image.
≥ To return to Auto Iris Mode, press the IRIS button, or set this unit to Intelligent Auto Mode using
the iA/MANU switch.
≥ It is not possible to adjust the iris in the following situations:
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ Depending on the zoom magnification, there are iris values that are not displayed.
≥ In Auto Gain Mode or Auto Shutter Mode, the screen brightness may not change even if you
adjust the iris. (l 55, 57)
∫ To enable Backlight Compensation
If you enable [BACKLIGHT COMPENS.] in Auto Iris Mode, automatic iris control will be activated for
backlight compensation, brightening the screen image by preventing subjects from appearing dark
when there is a light source behind them.
Select the menu. (l 36)
MENU
: [CAMERA SETUP] # [BACKLIGHT COMPENS.]# [ON]
≥
appears when it is set.
≥ It will return to standard Auto Iris Mode (
) when it is canceled. (l 53)
≥ You can also change the setting using the USER button to which [BACKLIGHT] is registered
(l 68)
This function is registered to the USER2 button by default.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j When [SCENE MODE] is set to [Fireworks] (l 112)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
j Backlight Compensation is canceled when you turn off this unit.
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Gain adjustment
≥ Use the jog dial to change the settings.
0dB

SEL/
PUSH
SET

GAIN
1
2
Jog dial
GAIN button


A Gain value
≥ In Auto Gain Mode, “AGC” is displayed; in Manual Gain Mode, the gain value is displayed in dB.
B [GAIN]
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
Press the GAIN button to switch to Manual Gain Mode.
≥ The gain value will be displayed in dB.
2
Adjust the gain by rotating the jog dial.
Gain value:
0dB to 30dB
≥ Value closer to 0dB darken the image.
≥ Value closer to 30dB brighten the image.
≥ To return to Auto Gain Mode, press the GAIN button or set this unit to Intelligent Auto Mode using
the iA/MANU switch.
≥ It is not possible to adjust the GAIN in the following situations:
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ If the gain value is increased, the noise on the screen increases.
≥ In Auto Iris Mode or Auto Shutter Mode, the screen brightness may not change even if you adjust the
gain. (l 53, 57)
∫ Changing the maximum possible gain value for Auto Gain Mode
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
Select the menu.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [AGC LIMIT] # desired setting
[3 dB]/[6 dB]/[9 dB]/[12 dB]/[15 dB]/[18 dB]/[21 dB]/[24 dB]/[27 dB]/[30 dB]
≥ [AGC LIMIT] is not available when a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled. (l 112)
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Super Gain
You can use Super Gain by registering [SUPER GAIN] to a USER button.
Super Gain allows you to set the gain value to 33 dB or 36 dB.
≥ Please refer to page 65 for details about setting the USER button.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
Press the USER button to which [SUPER GAIN] is registered or touch the
applicable USER button icon.
≥ To cancel Super gain, press the USER button or touch the USER button icon again.
∫ To change the gain value of Super Gain
Select the menu.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [SUPER GAIN] # desired setting
[33 dB]/[36 dB]
≥ Super Gain is not available in the following cases:
j In Intelligent Auto Mode
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ Super Gain will be canceled when the unit is turned off.
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Recording
Manual shutter speed
Adjust the shutter speed when recording fast-moving subjects.
≥ Use the jog dial to change the settings.
A.SHTR 1/60


SEL/
PUSH
SET

SHUTTER
A Shutter speed
B Auto Shutter display
≥ This is displayed in Auto Shutter Mode.
C [SHUTTER]
1
2


Jog dial
SHUTTER button
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
Press the SHUTTER button to switch to Manual Shutter Mode.
Adjust the shutter speed by rotating the jog dial.
≥ To return to Auto Shutter Mode, press the SHUTTER button or set this
unit to Intelligent Auto Mode using the iA/MANU switch.
Shutter speed:
The shutter speed varies depending on the frame rate in [REC FORMAT]. (l 116)
1/6!#1/12!#1/25!#1/50!#1/60!#1/100!#...1/8000
≥ The shutter speed closer to 1/8000 is faster.
≥ The shutter speed cannot be adjusted in the following cases:
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ You may see a band of light around an object that is shining very bright, or highly reflective.
≥ During normal playback, image movement may not look smooth.
≥ If you record an extremely bright object or record under indoor lighting, color and screen
brightness may change or a horizontal line may appear on the screen. In such cases, change
settings as follows:
j Set this unit to Auto Shutter Mode.
j Adjust the shutter speed to 1/50, 1/60 or 1/100.
≥ In Auto Iris Mode or Auto Gain Mode, the screen brightness may not change even if you adjust
the shutter speed. (l 53, 55)
≥ When the shutter speed setting is slow, this unit may not be able to keep up with changes in the
image. In such a case, set the iris, focus, and White Balance mode to manual settings.
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Recording
Audio Input
This unit can record audio in 2 ch.
It is possible to switch between built-in microphone, external microphone, or connected audio
equipment for each channel.
∫ About audio recording methods
The audio recording method varies depending on the [REC MODE] setting. (l 115)
Recording mode
Audio recording method
MOV
Linear PCM (LPCM)
MP4
AVCHD
Dolby Digital
Switching Audio Input
CH1
INPUT1


LINE
MIC
+48V
INPUT2 INPUT1
CH2
INPUT2

INT
(L)
LINE
MIC
+48V

INT
(R)
INPUT2 INPUT1
A
B
C
D
INPUT1 switch
INPUT2 switch
CH1 switch
CH2 switch
∫ Using the built-in microphone
Audio is recorded with the built-in microphone (2 ch) when the CH1 switch is set to INT(L) and the
CH2 switch is set to INT(R).
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∫ Using an external microphone or audio equipment
1
2
Connect an external microphone or audio
equipment to AUDIO INPUT1, 2 terminals (XLR
3 pin). (l 23)
Use INPUT1 or INPUT2 switches to switch the
connected audio input signal.
LINE*1: Audio equipment is connected
MIC*2: An external microphone is connected
+48V*2: When using a phantom microphone (which requires a
power supply of +48 V)
*1 The input level varies depending on the [INPUT1 LINE
LEVEL] or [INPUT2 LINE LEVEL] setting. (l 127)
*2 The input level varies depending on the
[INPUT1 MIC LEVEL] or [INPUT2 MIC LEVEL] setting.
(l 127)
3
A
B
AUDIO INPUT1
terminal (XLR 3 pin)
AUDIO INPUT2
terminal (XLR 3 pin)
Use the CH1 switch to select the input signal to be recorded to audio channel
1.
INT(L): Audio from the built-in microphone L (left) ch is recorded to audio channel 1.
INPUT1: Audio from a device connected to AUDIO INPUT1 terminal (XLR 3 pin) is recorded to channel 1.
INPUT2: Audio from a device connected to AUDIO INPUT2 terminal (XLR 3 pin) is recorded to channel 1.
4
Use the CH2 switch to select the input signal to be recorded to audio channel
2.
INT(R): Audio from the built-in microphone R (right) ch is recorded to audio channel 2.
INPUT1: Audio from a device connected to AUDIO INPUT1 terminal (XLR 3 pin) is recorded to channel 2.
INPUT2: Audio from a device connected to AUDIO INPUT2 terminal (XLR 3 pin) is recorded to channel 2.
∫ Table of audio input patterns
Switch setting
CH1 switch
CH2 switch
INT(L)
INPUT1
INPUT2
Channel or terminal used for signal input
Audio channel 1
Audio channel 2
INT(R)
Internal microphone Lch
Internal microphone Rch
INPUT1
Internal microphone Lch
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal
INPUT2
Internal microphone Lch
AUDIO INPUT2 terminal
INT(R)
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal
Internal microphone Rch
INPUT1
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal
INPUT2
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal
AUDIO INPUT2 terminal
INT(R)
AUDIO INPUT2 terminal
Internal microphone Rch
INPUT1
AUDIO INPUT2 terminal
AUDIO INPUT1 terminal
INPUT2
AUDIO INPUT2 terminal
AUDIO INPUT2 terminal
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To remove the external microphone, etc., from the AUDIO INPUT1, 2 terminals
(XLR 3 pin)
ヱヶヴラ
Remove while pushing on the PUSH
section of the AUDIO INPUT1, 2 terminals
(XLR 3 pin).
≥ Set the input signal to built-in
microphone by switching the CH1, CH2
switches to INT (L) or INT (R) after
removing the external microphone. Audio
will not be recorded when motion picture
is recorded without switching.
A
PUSH section
≥ Set INPUT1, 2 switches to LINE or MIC if you connect equipment not compatible with
+48 V. You can damage this unit or such equipment if you leave the setting at +48V.
≥ This unit is turned off when a problem occurs with the +48 V power supply.
≥ The battery will discharge faster if you use a phantom microphone.
Adjusting the audio input level
Selecting an adjustment method
You can set how to adjust the audio input level for each audio channel. For audio channel 1, select
[AUDIO LEVEL CH1]; for audio channel 2, select [AUDIO LEVEL CH2].
1
Select the menu.
MENU
: [AUDIO SETUP] # [AUDIO LEVEL CH1] or [AUDIO LEVEL CH2] # desired setting
[AUTO]:
Adjusts the level automatically.
[MANUAL]:
Adjusts the level manually.
2
(If you have set to [MANUAL])
Adjust the input level operating the AUDIO LEVEL CH1/AUDIO LEVEL CH2
knobs.
CH1
AUDIO
CH2
A
B
C
D
AUDIO LEVEL CH1/AUDIO LEVEL CH2 knobs
Audio level meter
-12 dB
0 dB
≥ Adjust confirming the audio level meter.
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Using the ALC function
ALC can reduce audio noise. For audio channel 1, select [AUDIO ALC CH1]: for audio channel 2,
select [AUDIO ALC CH2].
1
2
Set [AUDIO LEVEL CH1]/[AUDIO LEVEL CH2] to [MANUAL]. (l 60)
Select the menu.
MENU
: [AUDIO SETUP] # [AUDIO ALC CH1] or [AUDIO ALC CH2] # desired setting
[ON]:
Enables ALC, allowing you to record audio with reduced noise.
[OFF]:
Allows you to record natural-sounding audio.
∫ To set the ALC function to both audio channels 1 and 2
If you set [AUDIO ALC LINK] to [ON], when ALC works for either of the audio channels, it will also
work for the other audio channel.
1
2
3
Set [AUDIO LEVEL CH1]/[AUDIO LEVEL CH2] to [MANUAL]. (l 60)
Set [AUDIO ALC CH1]/[AUDIO ALC CH2] to [ON].
Select the menu.
MENU
: [AUDIO SETUP] # [AUDIO ALC LINK] # [ON]
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Recording
Counter display
You can change a counter display that indicates how much time has elapsed during recording or
playback.
1
Touch the LCD monitor while the recording
screen is displayed.
RESET COUNT DISP/
MODE
O.I.S. BARS ZEBRA
≥ Operation icons will be displayed.
2
Touch
COUNT
to switch the counter display.
≥ The display will be switched in the following order:
Time Code # Recording Counter # Off
Counter display
Indications
Time Code
TC 00:00:00:00
Recording Counter (l 64)
(In Recording Mode)
0:00:00 or SCN 0:00:00
(In Playback Mode)
SCN 0:00:00
≥ In Recording Mode, display will change depending on the
setting of the [REC COUNTER].
≥ In Playback Mode, display will return to SCN 0:00:00 for
each scene.
Setting the Time Code
Time code will display the recording time in hours, minutes, seconds, and frames.
TC 00:00:00:00 (hour : minute : second : frame)
Frame rates in [REC FORMAT]
Frame
50.00p/50.00i/25.00p
0 to 24
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[TCG]
Sets the way the time code will move.
Select the menu.
MENU
: [RECORD SETUP] # [TCG] # desired setting
[FREE RUN]:
It will constantly move.
[REC RUN]:
It will move only when recording.
≥ [FREE RUN] is automatically selected during PRE-REC. (l 75, 126)
≥ It is automatically set to [REC RUN] in following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
≥ The time code will reset when the built-in lithium battery is exhausted when it is set to
[FREE RUN].
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[TC PRESET]
You can set the initial time code.
1
Select the menu.
MENU
2
: [RECORD SETUP] # [TC PRESET]
Touch the item to set and change with
/
.
≥ It will be set to 00h00m00s00f when the [Reset] is touched.
≥ “h” is an abbreviation for hour, “m” for minute, “s” for second and “f” for frame.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
Setting the Recording Counter
Recording Counter will display the recording time in seconds.
0:00:00 (hour : minute : second (When [REC COUNTER] is set to [TOTAL]))
SCN 0:00:00 (hour : minute : second (When [REC COUNTER] is set to [SCENE]))
[REC COUNTER]
Select the counting method during the recording.
Select the menu.
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [REC COUNTER] # desired setting
[TOTAL]:
The count continues to increase until the Recording Counter is reset.
[SCENE]:
Resets the Recording Counter at start of recording. Counts the time
of each recording session.
To reset the Recording Counter for the Recording
Mode
The Recording Counter will be set to 0:00:00 when
touched while displaying the counter.
RESET
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Recording
USER button
Each of the USER button can register one function from the 28 available functions.
≥ There are 5 USER buttons (USER1 to 5) on the main body and 4 USER button icons (USER6 to
USER9) displayed on the LCD monitor.
Setting the USER button
1
Select the menu.
MENU
: [USER SW] # [USER1] to [USER9]
≥ It is not possible to register functions to [USER6] to [USER9] in Playback Mode.
2
Touch the item to register.
≥ For the functions of the USER button that can be registered, refer to page 66.
≥ Touch [INHIBIT] if not registering.
≥ Next (Previous) page can be displayed by touching
/
.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
≥ The tables below show the default settings.
USER1 button
[LCD/EVF OUTPUT]
USER6 button
[FRZ FRAME]
USER2 button
[BACKLIGHT]
USER7 button
[EVF/LCD DETAIL]
USER3 button
[O.I.S.]
USER8 button
[ATW LOCK]
USER4 button
[FOCUS ASSIST 1]
USER9 button
[MENU]
USER5 button
[REC CHECK]
≥ Performing [YES] in [INITIAL SET] restores these default settings. (l 136)
Using the USER button
To use the function assigned to a USER button or USER button icon, press the applicable USER
button (one of the USER buttons 1 to 5), or touch the applicable USER button icon (one of the
USER button icons 6 to 9) while operation icons are displayed.
(When you use the USER1 to USER4 button)
FOCUS
ASSIST
(When you use the USER5 button)
LCD/EVF
4
1
B.LIGHT
5
2
O.I.S.
3
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(When you use the USER6 to USER9 button)
[USER6]
[USER7]
[USER8]
[USER9]
≥ To cancel, press the USER button or touch the USER button icon again.
For canceling or using of the following functions for the USER buttons, refer to each page.
j Black Fade (l 68)
j White Fade (l 68)
j Recording Check (l 70)
j Last Scene Delete (l 70)
j Area Mode (l 72)
j Auto Recording (l 78)
j Digital Zoom (l 69)
j LCD/EVF Output (l 30)
j Push AF (l 47)
∫ Switch display/not-display of the USER buttons
Display/not-display of the USER button icons in the LCD monitor can be switched.
Select the menu.
MENU
: [USER SW] # [USER BUTTON DISPLAY] # [ON] or [OFF]
∫ Check the setting of the USER buttons
To check the USER button (USER1 to 5) settings on the
recording screen, touch and hold the DISP/
MODE to display the
mode information screen. (l 79)
RESET COUNT DISP/
MODE
Functions of the USER button
∫ List of USER button functions
Item
Icon
Function
[INHIBIT]
[INH]
Invalid
[FOCUS ASSIST 1]
[FA1]
Focus Assist 1*
[FOCUS ASSIST 2]
[FA2]
Focus Assist 2*
[BACKLIGHT]
[B.Light]
Backlight Compensation
[BLACK FADE]
[B.FD]
Black Fade
[WHITE FADE]
[W.FD]
White Fade
[SLOT SEL]
[SlotSel]
Slot Selection
[ATW LOCK]
[ATW.L]
ATW Lock
[D.ZOOM]
[D.ZM]
Digital Zoom
[HISTOGRAM]
[HIST]
Histogram
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Item
Icon
Function
[REC CHECK]
[REC.C]
Recording Check
[LAST SCN DEL]
[LstDel]
Last Scene Delete
[DRS]
[DRS]
DRS*
[FRZ FRAME]
[FRZ]
Freeze Frame
[SUPER GAIN]
[S.Gain]
Super Gain*
[AREA]
[AREA]
Area Mode*
[PUSH AF]
[PushAF]
Push AF*
[CAPTURE]
[Capture]
Capture
[EVF/LCD DETAIL]
[DETAIL]
EVF/LCD detail
[LCD/EVF OUTPUT]
[LCD/EVF]
LCD/EVF Output
[LEVEL GAUGE]
[Level]
Level Gauge
[LEVEL SHOT]
[LevelShot]
Level Shot Function
[FLASH BAND]
[FBC]
Flash band compensation*
[PRE-REC]
[PRE-REC]
PRE-REC
[SUPER SLOW]
[SuperSlow]
Super Slow Recording*
[AUTO REC]
[AutoRec]
Auto Rec
[O.I.S.]
[O.I.S.]
Optical Image Stabilizer
[ZEBRA]
[ZEBRA]
Zebra
[MENU]
[MENU]
Menu
* These functions are not available in Intelligent Auto Mode.
≥ The following USER button function can also be set from the menu.
j [BACKLIGHT COMPENS.] (l 114)
j [EVF/LCD DETAIL] (l 46)
j [HISTOGRAM] (l 132)
j [FLASH BAND COMPENSATION] (l 115)
j [DRS] (l 114)
j [PRE-REC] (l 126)
j [LEVEL GAUGE] (l 132)
j [LCD/EVF OUTPUT] (l 30)
j [LEVEL SHOT] (l 114)
j [SUPER SLOW REC] (l 125)
Focus Assist 1
≥ Register “Focus Assist 1” to a USER button. (l 65)
You can set the Focus Assist. (l 48)
≥ You can set the Focus Assist method in [FOCUS ASSIST 1] in the [SW SETUP] menu.
Focus Assist 2
≥ Register “Focus Assist 2” to a USER button. (l 65)
You can set the Focus Assist. (l 48)
≥ You can set the Focus Assist method in [FOCUS ASSIST 2] in the [SW SETUP] menu.
≥ When [FOCUS ASSIST 1] in the [SW SETUP] menu is set to [BOTH], the USER button is
disabled.
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Backlight Compensation
≥ Register “Backlight Compensation” to a USER button. (l 65)
Switches to automatic iris control to compensate the backlight.
This makes the image brighter to prevent darkening of a backlit subject. (l 54)
Black Fade
≥ Register “Black Fade” to a USER button. (l 65)
Fade in/fade out effect (black) can be added to the video and audio that is being recorded.
Press USER button or touch USER button icon in the recording screen.
≥ Fade out will start, and fade in will start after completing the fade out.
≥ It will fade out when the button is pressed and held, and fade in will start when the button is
released.
≥ Recording will not start even if the fade out is started. It is possible to press the recording start/
stop button during the fade in or fade out.
≥ Black Fade is not possible in following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ The thumbnails of scenes recorded using fade in become black.
White Fade
≥ Register “White Fade” to a USER button. (l 65)
Fade in/fade out effect (white) can be added to the video and audio that is being recorded.
Press USER button or touch USER button icon in the recording screen.
≥ Fade out will start, and fade in will start after completing the fade out.
≥ It will fade out when the button is pressed and held, and fade in will start when the button is
released.
≥ Recording will not start even if the fade out is started. It is possible to press the recording start/
stop button during the fade in or fade out.
≥ White Fade is not possible in following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ The thumbnails of scenes recorded using fade in become white.
Slot Selection
≥ Register “Slot Selection” to a USER button. (l 65)
You can change the card slot used for motion picture recording or the playback media.
≥ You can change the setting in the following situations:
j While recording is paused in Recording Mode
j While a thumbnail screen is displayed in Playback Mode (l 85)
j While the list by date is selected (l 92)
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ATW Lock
≥ Register “ATW Lock” to a USER button. (l 65)
This sets the White Balance mode to [ATW LOCK].(l 52)
Digital Zoom
≥ Register “Digital Zoom” to a USER button. (l 65)
Press USER button or touch USER button icon in the recording screen.
≥ When [DIGITAL ZOOM] is set to [k2], [k5] or [k10], Digital Zoom will be turned on/off each time
you press the button.
≥ When [DIGITAL ZOOM] is set to [TOGGLE], the zoom magnification will change each time you
press the button.
2k # 5k # 10k # Setting canceled
∫ To change the zoom magnification of Digital Zoom
The zoom magnification of Digital Zoom varies depending on the [DIGITAL ZOOM] setting.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [DIGITAL ZOOM] # desired setting
[k2]:
Sets the zoom magnification to 2k.
[k5]:
Sets the zoom magnification to 5k.
[k10]:
Sets the zoom magnification to 10k.
[TOGGLE]:
Changes the zoom magnification each time you press the applicable
USER button.
≥ When using Digital Zoom, the larger you set the zoom magnification, the lower the picture quality
becomes.
≥ Digital Zoom is not possible in following cases:
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
j When using Area Mode (l 72)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
≥ Digital zoom is canceled in following cases:
j If you turn the unit off
j If you press the THUMBNAIL button
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
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Histogram
≥ Register “Histogram” to a USER button. (l 65)
A graph with brightness as horizontal axis and number of pixels at that brightness as vertical axis is
displayed. It is possible to determine the exposure of the whole image by looking at the distribution
in the graph.
∫ To move a histogram
You can move a histogram by touching and holding the
histogram display A. Slide the display while touching it to
move it to the desired display location.

≥ This item cannot be set during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
≥ To adjust the brightness, refer to page 53.
Recording Check
≥ Register “Recording Check” to a USER button. (l 65)
Approximately 2 seconds at the end of the video recorded last can be played back. It will return to
recording screen once the playback is completed.
≥ Playback operation is not possible during the Recording Check.
≥ Recording Check is not possible in following cases:
j When the unit is turned on/off
j When the THUMBNAIL button is pressed
j When the SD card is inserted/removed
j When the setting of [REC FORMAT] is changed (l 116)
j Set [2 SLOTS FUNC.] to [SIMULTANEOUS]. (l 123)
j PRE-REC is used (l 75, 126)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
Last Scene Delete
≥ Register “Last Scene Delete” to a USER button. (l 65)
The motion picture recorded last can be deleted.
Deleted scenes cannot be restored.
1
2
Press USER button or touch USER button icon in the recording screen.
Touch [YES].
≥ It will return to recording screen without deleting by touching [NO].
≥ Last Scene Delete is not possible in following cases:
j When the unit is turned on/off
j When the THUMBNAIL button is pressed
j When the SD card is inserted/removed
j When the setting of [REC FORMAT] is changed (l 116)
j Set [2 SLOTS FUNC.] to [SIMULTANEOUS]. (l 123)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
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DRS
≥ Register “DRS” to a USER button. (l 65)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
Selects the DRS (Dynamic Range Stretcher) function.
It is possible to expand the dynamic range by compressing the video signal level of the highly
illuminated area that gets washed out with standard recording.
≥ This item cannot be set during Super Slow Recording. (l 76)
≥ If there are extremely dark or bright parts or the brightness is insufficient, the effect may not be
clear.
Freeze Frame
≥ Register “Freeze Frame” to a USER button. (l 65)
Freezes the image on the unit.
≥ Freeze will appear on the screen and flash.
≥ If you record a motion picture during Freeze Frame, the frozen image and sounds will be
recorded.
≥ You can perform the following camera operations during Freeze Frame. Other camera operations
will be disabled.
j Recording motion pictures
j Canceling Freeze Frame
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j When using Focus Assist (l 48)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
j When color bars are displayed. (l 80)
≥ Freeze Frame is canceled in the following cases:
j Turning off the unit
j When the THUMBNAIL button is pressed
j This function is disabled during Super Slow Recording. (l 76)
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
Super Gain
≥ Register “Super Gain” to a USER button. (l 65)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
This changes the gain value to a [SUPER GAIN] value. (l 56)
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Area Mode
You can apply a variety of effects to the subject you touch.
∫ Setting an Area Mode effect
You can select the following menu items to set an effect to be applied when you touch the subject.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [AREA MODE] # desired setting
[INH]:
Does not apply any effects of Area Mode.
[FOCUS]:
Optimizes the focus automatically for the subject you touch.
[IRIS]:
Optimizes the iris automatically for the subject you touch.
[Y GET]:
Displays the luminance level of the subject you touch.
[FOCUS/IRIS]:
Optimizes the focus and iris automatically for the subject you touch.
[FOCUS/Y GET]:
Optimizes the focus automatically for the subject you touch and
displays the luminance level of the subject.
∫ Using Area Mode
≥ Register “Area Mode” to a USER button. (l 65)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
Press the applicable USER button or touch the applicable USER button icon
on the recording screen.
≥ Area Mode will be enabled and
2
will be displayed.
Touch the recording screen.
≥ The area frame will be displayed on the part you have
touched. The effect of the selected menu item will be
applied.

To turn off Area Mode
(With a USER button)
Press the USER button.
A
(With a USER button icon)
1
2
Touch and hold the recording screen to
display operation icons.
Touch the USER button icon.
To change the size of the area frame
You can rotate the jog dial to change the size of the
area frame.
≥ The area frame is available in three sizes.
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≥ Area Function is not possible in following cases:
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ Area mode is canceled in following cases:
j If you turn the unit off
j If you press the THUMBNAIL button
j If you switch to Intelligent Auto Mode (l 42)
j When the setting of [ASPECT CONVERT] is changed (l 118)
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
≥ When using Area Mode, even if you set [ZEBRA] to [MARKER], the luminance display frame will
not be displayed. (l 81)
In addition, the luminance level will not be displayed if [AREA MODE] is set to [FOCUS], [IRIS] or
[FOCUS/IRIS].
Push AF
≥ Register “Push AF” to a USER button. (l 65)
You can use One Push AF and Push AF. (l 47)
Capture
≥ Register “Capture” to a USER button. (l 65)
You can record still pictures or create still pictures from recorded motion pictures. (l 40, 90)
EVF/LCD detail
≥ Register “EVF/LCD detail” to a USER button. (l 65)
[EVF/LCD DETAIL] helps you achieve focus easier by emphasizing the outlines of an image
displayed on the LCD monitor or the viewfinder. (l 46)
≥ These settings will not affect the images actually recorded.
LCD/EVF Output
≥ Register “LCD/EVF Output” to a USER button. (l 65)
This changes how to turn on/off the LCD monitor and Viewfinder. (l 30)
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Level Gauge
≥ Register “Level Gauge” to a USER button. (l 65)
This function displays the horizontal/vertical tilt of the unit with the electronic level.
∫ To correct the tilt
(Horizontal direction)
(Vertical direction)



When correcting the leftward tilt
When correcting the downward tilt
≥ The horizontal tilt display A and vertical tilt display B appear yellow when there is a tilt, and
appear green when there is almost no tilt.
≥ The maximum tilt display angles are approximately 45 o in horizontal direction and 10 o in vertical direction.
≥ The electronic level does not affect the actual recorded images.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
j When color bars are displayed. (l 80)
≥ If [SELF SHOOT] (l 133) is set to [MIRROR], the electronic level will not be displayed when you
record yourself.
≥ Even when the tilt is in the corrected state, an error of approximately 1 o may occur.
≥ In the following cases, the electronic level may not be displayed correctly:
j When moving this unit
j When pointing this unit up or down at an angle closer to perpendicular
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Level Shot Function
≥ Register “Level Shot Function” to a USER button. (l 65)
This function detects the horizontal tilt of the unit, and automatically corrects it to the level position.
≥
is displayed on the screen.
≥ The icon changes when the tilt exceeds the correction range.
When the tilt is corrected
/
When the tilt is above the correction range
≥ When the tilt exceeds the correction range, move the unit to the position where
is displayed.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ The setting of this function cannot be changed during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
≥ [LEVEL GAUGE] turns off if you set [LEVEL SHOT] to [ON]. Conversely, [LEVEL SHOT] turns off
if you set [LEVEL GAUGE] to [ON].
≥ The range that this icon can be displayed correctly the slope is about 45 o to the horizontal
direction.
≥ The image may move while zooming depending on the tilt of this unit.
≥ When recording horizontal images using a tripod, attach the unit on the tripod using [LEVEL
GAUGE], and set [LEVEL GAUGE] to [ON] again.
Flash band compensation
≥ Register “Flash band compensation” to a USER button. (l 65)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
If you set this item to [ON], you can compensate for and reduce flash band, a phenomenon that
creates markedly different levels of luminance between the top and bottom of the image when
recording is performed in an environment where another camera is firing its flash.
≥ FBC appears on the screen.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j When the frame rate in [REC FORMAT] is 25.00p (l 116)
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j When using [DIGITAL ZOOM] (l 69)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ The setting will be turned off in the following cases:
j If you turn the unit off
j If you press the THUMBNAIL button
j If you switch to Intelligent Auto Mode
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
≥ This function will fix the shutter speed to 1/50. The shutter speed cannot be adjusted.
PRE-REC
≥ Register “PRE-REC” to a USER button. (l 65)
This allows the recording of an image and audio to start before you press the recording start/stop
button. AVCHD scenes will be recorded from approximately 3 seconds before the operation, while
MOV/MP4 will be recorded from approximately 4 seconds before the operation.
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≥ [P-] is displayed on the screen. After you start recording, the display changes to [P-REC].
≥ Aim the unit at the subject beforehand.
≥ There is no beep sound.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
≥ In the following cases, a 3 second image that precedes the recording of an AVCHD scene or a
4 second scene that precedes the recording of an MOV/MP4 scene may not be recorded:
j When 3 hours has just passed since you set PRE-REC
j If the length of time from when [PRE-REC] is set to [ON] to when you start recording is too
short
j If the length of time from when you display the recording screen by turning it off and on or
pressing the THUMBNAIL button to when you start recording is too short since you set PREREC
j When the card slot selected for motion picture recording is switched automatically because you
started recording with normal settings or when [2 SLOTS FUNC.] is set to [RELAY REC]
(l 123)
≥ Images displayed on the thumbnail in Playback Mode will differ from the motion pictures
displayed at the start of playback.
Super Slow Recording
This enables/disables Super Slow Recording. You can enable this function to record slow motion
pictures.
≥
≥
≥
≥
1
Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
Register “Super Slow Recording” to a USER button. (l 65)
Make the [REC MODE] and [REC FORMAT] settings. (l 115, 116)
Super Slow Recording is available for the following [REC MODE] and [REC FORMAT] settings:
Recording mode
Recording format
MOV, MP4
FHD 1080/50.00p 50M, FHD 1080/25.00p 50M
Press USER button or touch USER button icon in the recording screen.
≥ [SUPER SLOW] will be displayed.
≥ The frame rate display will change.
(Example)

100 : 50.00p
A
B
Frame Rate (fps)
Frame rate in [REC FORMAT]

≥ ALC / A.REC will be displayed. Audio is not recorded during recording.
2
Press the recording start/stop button to start recording.
≥ When recording in Super Slow Recording for the first time since you turned on this unit, a message
is displayed, informing you that audio cannot be recorded.
3
Press the recording start/stop button again to stop recording.
≥ To cancel Super Slow Recording, press USER button, or touch USER button icon.
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∫ Frame rates and their effects
The slow motion speed during playback varies depending on the frame rate in [REC FORMAT].
Frame rate of [REC FORMAT]
Slow motion speed during playback
50.00p
25.00p
1/2a the normal speed
1/4a the normal speed
≥ This function can also be set from the menu.
[RECORD SETUP] # [SUPER SLOW REC] (l 125)
≥ Super Slow Recording is disabled if any of the following operations is performed:
j Setting [REC MODE] to [AVCHD]
j Changing the [REC FORMAT] setting
j If you switch to Intelligent Auto Mode
≥ The following functions are canceled:
j [SCENE MODE] (l 112)
j Flash band compensation (l 75, 115)
j Relay recording (l 123)
j Interval Recording (l 125)
j PRE-REC (l 75, 126)
j Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer (l 80)
j Area Mode (l 72)
j Digital Zoom (l 69)
j i.Zoom (l 44)
j Slow Shutter (l 121)
j Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ When Super Slow Recording is activated, the angle of view will change. (The color of the frame
rate value will change to blue.)
≥ The shutter speed cannot be adjusted to a value below 1/100.
≥ [BLACK FADE] and [WHITE FADE] are disabled. (l 68)
≥ Still picture recording cannot be used.
≥ Even if you press the recording start/stop button as soon as recording has started, it may take
some time until the recording stops.
≥ The maximum continuous recordable time for one scene in Super Slow Recording varies
depending on the frame rate of [REC FORMAT]. Recording stops when a certain time has
elapsed since the start of the recording, and restarts automatically a few seconds later.
Frame rate of [REC FORMAT]
Maximum continuous recordable time for
one scene
50.00p
5 hour
25.00p
2 hour 30 minutes
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Auto Rec
≥ Register “Auto Rec” to a USER button. (l 65)
This enables/disables a function that controls recording performed with an external device
(recorder, etc.) connected to this unit.
1
Select the [HDMI TC OUTPUT] menu.
MENU
2
Select the [REMOTE REC] menu.
MENU
3
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [REMOTE REC] # [ON]
Select the [REMOTE REC LINK] menu.
MENU
4
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [HDMI TC OUTPUT] # [ON]
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [REMOTE REC LINK] # [OFF]
Press USER button or touch USER button icon in the recording screen.
≥ When
is displayed, signals will be transmitted, prompting the external device to start
recording.
≥ To stop the recording being performed with the external device, press the applicable USER
button or touch the applicable USER button icon again. When
is displayed, signals will
be transmitted, prompting the external device to stop the recording.
Optical Image Stabilizer
≥ Register “Optical Image Stabilizer” to a USER button. (l 65)
This enables/disables the Image Stabilizer. (l 80)
ZEBRA
≥ Register “ZEBRA” to a USER button. (l 65)
You can switch between the zebra and marker displays.(l 81)
Menu
≥ Register “Menu” to a USER button. (l 65)
The menu can be displayed.
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Recording
Using Operation Icons
You can use convenient functions just by the easy operation of touching the screen.
1
Touch the LCD monitor in the recording
screen.
≥ The operation icons are displayed.
2
RESET COUNT
DISP/
MODE
O.I.S.
ZEBRA
PRE-REC
Touch an operation icon.
ATW.L
≥ The following function is available. Refer to the respective
pages for the operation.
MENU
RESET
Resets the counter (l 64)
COUNT
Counter display (l 62)
DISP/
MODE
Switching the screen indications/mode information display
O.I.S.
Image Stabilizer Function (l 80)
BARS
Color Bar Screen (l 80)
ZEBRA
Zebra (l 81)
DRS , PRE-REC etc.
BARS
DRS
USER Button Icon (l 65)
≥ If you touch the screen while an operation icon is being displayed or do not touch the icon for a
certain period, it will disappear. To display again, touch the screen.
Switching the screen indications/mode information
display
You can hide screen indications other than the counter display, zebra display, marker display, and
safety zone display. (l 140)
Touch
DISP/
MODE
.
≥ To cancel this display mode, touch
DISP/
MODE
again.
∫ To display the Mode Information
If you touch and hold DISP/
MODE , a list of functions assigned to the USER buttons (USER1 to USER5)
and the settings of [SUB REC BUTTON] and [SUB ZOOM] are displayed.
≥ If the screen is touched while mode information is displayed or no touch operation is performed
for a specific period of time, the information will disappear.
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Image Stabilizer Function
Use the Image Stabilizer to reduce the effects of shake during recording.
This unit is equipped with Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer.
Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer is a hybrid of Optical and Electrical Image Stabilizer.
Touch
O.I.S.
to switch the Image Stabilizer on/off.
/
#
(OFF)
≥ When [HYBRID O.I.S.] is [ON],
is displayed. When [OFF],
is displayed.
≥ You can also enable or disable this function with the applicable USER button. (l 78)
This function is registered to the USER3 button by default.
≥ This item cannot be set during Freeze Frame (l 71)
∫ Changing Image Stabilizer Mode
Select the menu.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # [HYBRID O.I.S.] # [ON] or [OFF]
When set to [ON], you can further improve image stabilization for holding the unit and recording a
distant subject with zoom.
≥ Optical Image Stabilizer will be disabled and the setting cannot be changed in the following
cases:
j When Optical Image Stabilizer is set to
(setting canceled)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ The setting of this function cannot be changed during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
≥ Stabilization may not be possible under strong shaking conditions.
≥ When using a tripod, we recommend that you set the Image Stabilizer to
(setting canceled).
Color Bar Screen
You can display color bars, which are convenient for adjusting the picture quality of a TV.
Touch
BARS
.
≥ To cancel, touch BARS again.
≥ It will be canceled when the unit is turned off.
≥ While the color bar is displayed, a test tone will be output from the headphone terminal, HDMI
terminal and AUDIO OUT terminal. (the test tone is output at 997 Hz.)
It will not be output from the speaker of this unit.
≥ Different color bars are displayed depending on the [BARS TYPE] setting. (l 122)
≥ The test tone volume differs depending on the [TEST TONE] setting. (l 129)
≥ You can record color bars as motion pictures, but not as still pictures.
≥ If you touch BARS while recording color bars as a motion picture, you can stop displaying the
color bars. To display them again, stop the recording and touch BARS .
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Zebra
You can switch between the zebra display and marker display.
Touch
ZEBRA
.
Each time the icon is selected, the indication changes in the following order:
Zebra 1 # Zebra 2* # Marker* # setting canceled
* It is not displayed when the [ZEBRA DETECT 2]/[MARKER] is set to [OFF]. (l 130)
≥ You can also use this function with a USER button. (l 78)
(When Zebra 1 is set)
(When Marker is set)

99%


Zebra display:
Parts where white saturation (color saturation) is likely to occur (extremely brightly lit or shiny parts)
are displayed with diagonal lines (zebra pattern A).
Marker display:
Displays the luminance level of the center of the screen (luminance display frame B) in %.
It makes the adjustment of the brightness of the object easier, by checking the luminance level of
the object, when recording same object in different surroundings.
≥ Luminance level C is displayed between 0% and 99%. It will be displayed as 99% when it is
over 99%.
≥ This item cannot be set during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
≥ You can record an image with little white saturation if you manually adjust the shutter speed or
brightness not to display zebra pattern. (l 53, 57)
≥ The zebra pattern does not appear on the images actually recorded.
≥ It is also possible to adjust the level of the zebra pattern to be displayed. (l 130)
≥ It is also possible to change the [ZEBRA MODE] setting to change the display time for the zebra
pattern display. (l 122)
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Recording
Using of jog dial
A
Jog dial
SEL/
PUSH
SET

Selecting/setting items
You can select and set menu items (l 36), etc. using the jog dial.
1
Rotate the jog dial on the menu screen,
etc., to move the cursor.
≥ The selected item will be displayed in yellow.
2
Push the jog dial to set.
Menu operations for setting a value
When a menu that lets you set a value is displayed, select the value display before adjusting the
setting.
≥ You cannot select
/
/
/
with the jog dial when a screen that lets you adjust a value is
displayed.
(Example: When adjusting the brightness for [LCD SET])
1
Rotate the jog dial to move the cursor to the
value display A.
≥ Push the jog dial to select the value display.
2
Rotate the jog dial to adjust the setting.
≥ Pushing the jog dial will set the value you have selected.
≥ You can adjust the setting faster by rotating the jog dial while
pushing and holding it.

≥ The jog dial also allows you to select/set operation icons, thumbnails, etc.
≥ Parts that are finger-touch sensitive can be operated with the jog dial. (Excluding some functions)
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Using the multi manual function
You can select the following functions and adjust their settings using the jog dial.
You can also switch between the functions and adjust their settings.
(When the recording screen is displayed)
On-screen icons
Functions
Settings
GAIN
Gain adjustment (l 55)
Adjusts the gain value.
WB
White balance (l 52)
Changes the white balance mode
SHUTTER
Shutter speed (l 57)
Adjusts the shutter speed.
AREA
Area Mode (l 72)
Changes the area frame setting.
ASSIST
Focus Assist (l 48)
Changes the magnification level of
the magnified display
VOLUME
Headphone Volume Adjustment
(l 84)
Adjusts the headphone volume.
ICONS
Allows you to display/select
operation icons on the
recording screen.
s
(When the playback screen is displayed)
On-screen icons
Functions
VOLUME
Volume adjustment (l 87)
ICONS
Allows you to display/select
operation icons on the playback
screen.
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Settings
Adjusts the speaker and
headphone volume during motion
picture playback.
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To change the function you adjust
1 Change settings in advance so that you can select more than two functions.
≥ Change settings as follows:
Functions
Gain adjustment
Settings to be changed in advance
Press the GAIN button to switch to Manual Gain Mode.
(l 55)
White balance
Press the WHITE BAL button to switch to the Manual White
Balance Mode (l 51)
Shutter speed
Press the SHUTTER button to enable Manual Shutter Mode.
(l 57)
Area Mode
Press the applicable USER button to enable Area Mode. (l 72)
Focus Assist
Set [FOCUS ASSIST 1] or [FOCUS ASSIST 2] to [EXPAND]
or [BOTH]* and press the applicable USER button to set
Focus Assist to ON. (l 48)
* This item is only set in [FOCUS ASSIST 1].
Headphone Volume Adjustment
Connect headphones to this unit.
≥ The on-screen icon for the selected function is displayed in white. (Function Execution Mode)
If you have selected [
ICONS], you can rotate the jog dial to select an operation icon.
2
Push the jog dial.
≥ The on-screen icon turns yellow. (Function Selection Mode)
3
Rotate the jog dial to select the function you want to adjust, and press the jog
dial to set the selection.
≥ The on-screen icon for the selected function turns white. (Function Execution Mode)
≥ You can rotate the jog dial to adjust the setting of the selected function.
∫ Headphone Volume Adjustment
Adjust the volume of the headphone while recording.
≥ Set [VOLUME] to [ON]. (l 129)
1
2
Connect headphones to the headphone
terminal.
Rotate the jog dial to adjust the volume.
≥ Actual volume to be recorded does not change.
3
Push the jog dial to finish the adjustment.

A
≥ You can also adjust the volume by touching
/
after the adjustment allows you to exit the setting.
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Playback
Motion picture/Still picture playback
1
2
Set this unit to playback mode. (l 29)
Touch the play mode select icon A.


12
11
10
PH
PH
PH
13
14
15
HA
HA
HA
16
17
18
HE
HE
HE
Media display
The selected media is displayed in yellow.
3
Select the media C you wish to play back.
4
(To set this unit to Motion Picture Playback Mode)

Touch the desired recording mode D and
recording format E for playback.


≥ Recording mode options with recorded scenes are
displayed in green.
≥ The available recording format options differ depending on
the recording mode option you have touched.
≥ Touch [ENTER].
≥ A recording mode icon B will be displayed on the thumbnail display. (
/
/
)
(If you have touched the recording mode option [MOV] or [MP4])
≥ After you have touched a recording format option, one of the following icons will be displayed on
each thumbnail. The icon to be displayed differs depending on the size of recording format.
j FHD : Scenes recorded in FHD (1920k1080)
≥ If you touch the recording format option [ALL], all scenes of the same recording mode in the
selected media are displayed.
The thumbnails of scenes recorded on other devices with different system frequencies are
indicated with
. This unit cannot play back these scenes.
≥ (If you have touched the recording mode option [AVCHD])
After you have touched a recording format option, one of the following icons will be displayed on
each thumbnail.
j PS : Scenes recorded in [PS 1080/50.00p]
j PH : Scenes recorded in [PH 1080/50.00i]
j HA : Scenes recorded in [HA 1080/50.00i]
j HE : Scenes recorded in [HE 1080/50.00i]
j PM : Scenes recorded in [PM 720/50.00p]
j SA : Scenes recorded in [SA 576/50.00i]
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
(To set this unit to Still Picture Playback Mode)
Touch the still picture (JPEG) F.
5
Touch the scene or the still picture to be played
back.
10
≥ Next (Previous) page can be displayed by touching
/
.
≥ You can change the playback media by pressing the USER button
to which [SLOT SEL] is registered. (l 65)
6
11
12
PH
PH
PH
13
14
15
HA
HA
HA
16
17
18
HE
HE
HE
Select the playback operation by touching the operation icon.
G
TC 00:02:30:00
Operation icon
≥ If you touch the screen while an operation icon is being
displayed or do not touch the icon for a certain period, it
will disappear. To display again, touch the screen.

Motion picture playback
1/;:
6:
5:
∫:
Still picture playback
Playback/Pause
Fast rewind playback*
Fast forward playback*
Stops the playback and shows the
thumbnails.
1/;:
2;:
;1:
∫:
Slide show (playback of the still
pictures in numerical order) start/
pause.
Plays back the previous picture.
Plays back the next picture.
Stops the playback and shows the
thumbnails.
* When touched twice, the fast forward/fast rewind speed increases. (Screen display will change to
/
.)
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∫ Change the thumbnail display
While the thumbnail is displayed, the thumbnail display changes in
the following order if the zoom lever or the sub zoom lever is
operated to
side or
side.
T
T
W
(
side)
(
20 scenes () 9 scenes () 1 scene () Scene information
W
side)
display*
* Detailed information of the scene is displayed when playing back motion pictures. Following
information is displayed.
START TC and DURATION are displayed only for AVCHD scenes.
j START TC
j DURATION
j DATE
j REC MODE
j TIME ZONE
j FORMAT
≥ If you press the THUMBNAIL button to switch between Recording Mode and Playback Mode, the
thumbnails of 9 scenes will be displayed.
≥ By displaying in 1 scene, recording date and time are displayed when playing back motion
pictures, and recording date and file number when playing back still pictures.
∫ Speaker/Headphone volume adjustment
Operate the volume lever, sub zoom lever or jog dial to adjust the speaker/headphone volume
during Motion Picture Playback Mode.
Adjusting the volume with the volume lever/sub zoom lever
Towards “r”:
Increases the volume
T
T
Towards “s”:
Decreases the volume
A
W

[VOLUME]
Adjusting the volume with the jog dial
SEL/
PUSH
SET
A
Jog dial

1
Push the jog dial while [
VOLUME] is displayed.
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Rotate the jog dial to adjust the volume.
B
3
[VOLUME]

Push the jog dial to finish the adjustment.
≥ Sound will be heard only during normal motion picture playback.
≥ If pause play is continued for 5 minutes, the screen returns to the thumbnails.
≥ If you set recording format to [ALL] and play back a scene, the screen may turn dark momentarily
when it switches to another scene.
Motion picture compatibility
≥ This unit is based on AVCHD Progressive/AVCHD.
≥ Even if the devices used have compatible standards, when playback of video recorded using
another device is performed using this device, or when video recorded using this device is
played back in another device, playback may not proceed normally, or may not be possible.
(Please check compatibility in the instruction manual of your device.)
≥ Motion pictures recorded with devices other than this unit are not supported by this unit.
Still picture compatibility
≥ This unit is compliant with the unified standard DCF (Design rule for Camera File system)
established by JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association).
≥ The file format of still pictures supported by this unit is JPEG. (Not all JPEG formatted files
will be played back.)
≥ This unit may degrade or not play back still pictures recorded or created on other products
and other products may degrade or not play back still pictures recorded on this unit.
≥ Depending on the playback device, still pictures may be played back with picture sizes
different from the ones with which they were recorded.
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Motion picture playback using operation icon
For details on the basic playback operations, refer to page 85.
Playback operation
Playback display
Operating steps
During Playback
Touch the LCD monitor and slide from right to
left (from left to right) during playback.
Skip playback
(to the start of a
scene)
During Pause
Slow-motion
Playback
With the playback paused, continue touching
.
(
is for slow rewind playback.)
Slow-motion Playback is performed continuously
while the display is touched and held.
≥ Normal playback is restored when you touch
.
≥ For slow rewind playback, the intervals
between frames and the display time per frame
vary depending on the type of the scene.
Frame-by-frame
Playback
With the playback paused, touch
.
(Touch
to advance the frames one at a
time in the reverse direction.)
≥ Normal playback is restored when you touch
.
≥ For reverse Frame-by-frame Playback, the
intervals between frames vary depending on
the type of the scene.
Direct playback
Touch the direct playback bar A or slide it
while touching.
≥ The playback pauses temporarily and skips to
the position touched or slid to while touching.
≥ (When you touch the bar or slide it while
touching during playback)
Playback will start by releasing your touching or
sliding finger.
During Pause
During Playback
≥ Scenes that are large in file size may cause this unit to respond slower to operations performed
by the user or cause certain operations performed by this unit to become slower.
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Playback
Useful functions
Creating still picture from motion picture
You can save a frame of a recorded motion picture as a still picture. The picture size with which a
still picture will be recorded differs depending on the picture size of [REC FORMAT] with which the
motion picture was recorded.
Recording format
Aspect ratio
[REC FORMAT] setting with a size of
FHD (1920k1080)
[PS 1080/50.00p]/[PH 1080/50.00i]/
[HA 1080/50.00i]/[HE 1080/50.00i]
16:9
[PM 720/50.00p]
Picture size
2.1 M 1920k1080
0.9M 1280k720
While playing back a motion picture, touch the
at the scene you want to save it as a still
picture.
TC 00:02:30:00
≥ If you register [CAPTURE] to any of the USER buttons
1s5, you can capture a still picture by pressing the USER
button. For information on how to register functions to the
USER buttons, refer to page 65.
≥ It is convenient to use Pause, Slow-motion Playback and Frame-by-frame Playback.
≥ Date of the motion picture was recorded will be registered as date of the still picture.
≥ Quality will be different from the normal still picture.
≥ Please refer to page 158 about approximate number of recordable pictures.
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Repeat Playback
Playback of the first scene starts after playback of the last scene finishes.
Select the menu.
MENU
: [VIDEO SETUP] # [REPEAT PLAY] # [ON]
The
indication appears on the full screen views.
≥ All the scenes displayed in the thumbnail will be repeatedly played back.
≥ Repeat Playback cannot be used for the slide show playback of the still pictures. (l 86)
Resuming the previous playback
If playback of a scene was stopped halfway, the playback can be resumed from where it was
stopped.
Select the menu.
MENU
: [VIDEO SETUP] # [RESUME PLAY] # [ON]
If playback of a motion picture is stopped,
scene.
appears on the thumbnail view of the stopped
≥ The memorized resume position is canceled if you turn off the unit or press the THUMBNAIL
button. (The setting of [RESUME PLAY] does not change.)
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Playing back scenes or still pictures by date
The scenes or still pictures recorded on the same day can be played back in succession.
1
Touch the date select icon.
11
10
PH

PH
14
13
HA
HA
17
16
HE
A
2
HE
12
PH
15
HA
18
HE
Date select icon
Touch the playback date.
≥ The scenes or still pictures recorded on the date selected are displayed as thumbnails.
3
Touch the scenes or still picture to be played back.
≥ Dates cannot be selected while the thumbnail screen for the recording format [ALL] of the
recording mode [MOV]/[MP4] is displayed.
≥ If you press the THUMBNAIL button to switch between Recording Mode and Playback Mode, the
thumbnails of all scenes will be displayed.
≥ In cases such as those described below, scenes and still pictures are grouped separately on the
date list, and –1, –2… may be added after the date:
j When the number of scenes exceeds 99
j When the number of still pictures exceeds 999
j When you change the [REC FORMAT] setting (l 116)
j When you set [REC MODE] to [AVCHD] and set Interval Recording to an option other than
[OFF] (l 125)
j When [NUMBER RESET] is performed (l 136)
≥ Scenes recorded with the following [REC FORMAT] settings are grouped separately on the date
list. A recording format icon will be displayed next to the date.
Recording format
Icon to be displayed
[REC FORMAT] setting with a size of FHD (1920k1080)
[PS 1080/50.00p]
≥
FHD
PS
[PH 1080/50.00i]
[HA 1080/50.00i]
HA
[HE 1080/50.00i]
[PM 720/50.00p]
PM
[SA 576/50.00i]
SA
PH
HE
is displayed after the date in the list by date for the still pictures created from the motion
picture. (l 90)
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Editing
Deleting scenes/still pictures
Deleted scenes/still pictures cannot be restored, so perform appropriate confirmation of
the contents before proceeding with deletion.
≥ Press the THUMBNAIL button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode. (l 29)
∫ To delete the scene or still picture being played back
Touch
while scenes or still pictures to be
deleted are being played back.
TC 00:02:30:00
∫ To delete scenes or still pictures from the thumbnail display
≥ Switch to the thumbnail display of the scenes or still pictures to delete. (l 85)
1
Select the menu.
MENU
: [VIDEO SETUP] or [PICT. SETUP] # [DELETE] # desired setting
[ALL SCENES]:
All the scenes or still pictures displayed as thumbnails can be deleted.
(When playing back scenes or still pictures by date, all scenes or still pictures of the selected
date will be deleted.)
[MULTI]:
Multiple scenes or still pictures can be selected and deleted.
[SINGLE]:
Single scene or still picture can be selected and deleted.
≥ Protected scenes/still pictures cannot be deleted.
2
(When [MULTI] is selected in Step 1)
Touch the scene/still picture to be deleted.
≥ When touched, the scene/still picture is selected and the
indication appears on the thumbnail.
Touch the scene/still picture again to cancel the operation.
≥ Up to 99 scenes can be selected to be deleted.
(When [SINGLE] is selected in Step 1)
3
Touch the scene/still picture to be deleted.
(When [MULTI] is selected in Step 1)
Touch [Delete].
≥ To continuously delete other scenes/still pictures, repeat Steps 2-3.
When you stop deleting halfway:
Touch [CANCEL] or press MENU button while deleting.
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≥ The scenes or still pictures that have already been deleted when the deletion is canceled cannot
be restored.
To complete editing:
Touch [Return] or press MENU button.
≥ The following scenes/still pictures cannot be deleted:
j Scenes/still pictures that cannot be played back (the thumbnails are displayed as
)
j Scenes recorded on other devices with different system frequencies (thumbnails indicated with
)
≥ In case of [ALL SCENES], the deletion may take time if there are many scenes or still pictures.
≥ If you delete scenes recorded on other products or still pictures conforming to DCF standard with
this unit, all the data related to the scenes/still pictures may be deleted.
≥ When still pictures recorded on an SD card by other products are deleted, a still picture (other
than JPEG) that cannot be played back on this unit, may be erased.
Protecting scenes/still pictures
Scenes/still pictures can be protected so that they are not deleted by mistake.
(Even if you protect some scenes/still pictures, formatting the SD card will delete them.)
≥ Press the THUMBNAIL button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode. (l 29)
1
Select the menu.
MENU
2
: [VIDEO SETUP] or [PICT. SETUP] # [SCENE PROTECT]
Touch the scene/still picture to be protected.
≥ When touched, the scene/still picture is selected and the
indication appears on the
thumbnail. Touch the scene/still picture again to cancel the operation.
≥ Touch [Return] to complete the settings.
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Editing
Copying between SD cards
Motion pictures or still pictures recorded with this unit can be copied between SD Cards inserted in
this unit.
≥ Copying is not possible if the type of the source SD card (SDHC Memory Card/SDXC Memory
Card) is different from that of the target SD card.
∫ Check the used space of the copy destination
It is possible to check the used space of the SD Card by [MEDIA STATUS]. (l 134)
≥ By displaying in 1 scene, recording date and time can be checked when playing back motion
pictures, and recording date and file number when playing back still pictures.
≥ Depending on the media condition, some remaining capacity of the SD Card may not be used.
Copying
1
Press the THUMBNAIL button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode.
≥ Use a sufficiently charged battery or the AC adaptor.
2
Select the menu.
MENU
: [COPY] # [SELECT COPY]
[
]:
Copies from card 1 to card 2
[
]:
Copies from card 2 to card 1
[
]*:
Copies from card 1 to an external media device
[
]*:
Copies from card 2 to an external media device
* Displayed only when the external media is connected. (l 106)
3
Touch desired items following the screen display.
≥ It will return to the previous step by touching [Return].
≥ (When [SELECT SCENES] is selected)
When touched, the scene/still picture is selected and the
indication appears on the
thumbnail. Touch the scene/still picture again to cancel the operation.
≥ (When [SELECT DATE] is selected)
When touched, the date is selected and surrounded by red. Touch the date again to cancel the
operation.
≥ Up to 99 scenes/still pictures or 99 dates can be set in succession.
4
Touch [EXIT] when the copy complete message is displayed.
≥ The thumbnail view of the copy destination is indicated.
When you stop copying halfway
Touch [CANCEL] while copying.
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If you will delete the motion pictures or still pictures after copying is complete, be sure to
play back the motion pictures or still pictures to check that they have been copied to
correctly before deleting.
≥ Depending on the following conditions, the time it takes for copying may be longer.
j The number of recorded scenes is large.
≥ If some motion pictures or still pictures have already been recorded to the copy destination, then
the same date may be assigned or images may not display by date when the list by date is
selected.
≥ Motion pictures that have been recorded on another device may not be copied. Data recorded on
a PC cannot be copied.
≥ The settings for the copied motion pictures and still pictures will be cleared if the protected motion
pictures or still pictures are copied.
≥ The order in which the scenes or still pictures were copied cannot be changed.
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Linking to external devices
Connecting Headphones, a Remote
Control or an External Monitor
Headphones
You can connect headphones (commercially-available) to the headphone output jack (3.5 mm
diameter stereo mini jack).

A
Headphone output jack
≥ Sound is not output from the speaker when headphones are connected.
Remote control
You can connect a remote control (commercially-available) to either of the CAM REMOTE terminals
(FOCUS IRIS or ZOOM S/S).
≥ Connecting a remote control to the FOCUS IRIS terminal (3.5 mm diameter mini jack) allows you
to remotely control the focus and iris.
≥ Connecting a remote control to the ZOOM S/S terminal (2.5 mm diameter super-mini jack) allows
you to remotely control the zoom and start/stop recording.
B
C

FOCUS IRIS terminal
ZOOM S/S terminal

≥ Do not connect any device other than a remote control to the CAM REMOTE terminals. Doing so
may change the image brightness or cause the image to be out of focus.
(When a remote control is connected to the FOCUS IRIS terminal)
≥ Priority for iris adjustment is given to the remote control. It is not possible to adjust the iris with the
iris ring of this unit.
≥ It is not possible to use the remote control in the Intelligent Auto Mode.
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TV
Confirm the terminals on your TV and use a cable compatible with the terminals. Image
quality may vary with the connected terminals.
A
1
2
High quality
HDMI terminal
Video terminal
≥ If you connect this unit to an HDMI compatible high definition TV and then play back the recorded
high definition images, you can enjoy them in high resolution with high quality sound.
1
Connect this unit to a TV.
≥ Check that the plugs are inserted as far as they go.
HDMI Cable
(commerciallyavailable)
≥ Be sure to connect to the
HDMI terminal.
≥ For information on
external output
resolution settings, refer
to page 100.
B AV cable (supplied)
A
Picture quality
1
VIDEO OUT
L
AUDIO OUT
R
2
High-definition images
when connecting to
HDMI terminal
Standard images
when connecting to
video terminal
≥ The audio of CH1 is output from the AUDIO OUT L (CH1) terminal, while that of CH2 is output
from the AUDIO OUT R (CH2) terminal.
2
Select the video input on the TV.
≥ Example:
Select the [HDMI] channel with a HDMI cable.
Select the [Video 2] channel with an AV cable.
(The name of the channel may differ depending on the connected TV.)
≥ Check the input setting (input switch) and the audio input setting on the TV. (For more
information, please read the operating instructions for the TV.)
3
Play back the recorded images of this unit.
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When connecting with an HDMI cable using an HDMI-to-DVI converter, etc., be sure to
connect the HDMI cable to the connector of this unit last.
Connecting the HDMI cable to the connector of this unit first may result in malfunction.
≥ This unit is not compatible with the VIERA Link.
≥ Use a commercially-available High Speed HDMI cable.
If possible, we recommend using a cable with a length of 3 m or less.
≥ If you connect this unit to the TV when this unit is set to Recording Mode, a squealing sound* may
be output. Before connecting this unit, set it to Playback Mode.
* The microphone may pick up the sound from the speakers, producing an abnormal sound.
≥ When an HDMI cable is connected to this unit, images and audio are not output from the VIDEO
OUT terminal and AUDIO OUT terminal.
≥ When this unit is connected to a TV with an AV cable, set [RESOLUTION] to [DOWN CONV.].
≥ When connected to the TV, sound in Playback Mode is not output from speaker of this unit. Also,
since the volume cannot be adjusted with this unit, adjust the volume of the TV.
≥ Some screens, such as the menu screen, may be displayed in reduced sizes on the TV.
∫ To watch images on a regular TV (4:3) or when both sides of the
images do not appear on the screen
Change the menu setting to display the images correctly. (Check the TV setting.)
Select the menu.
MENU
MENU
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [RESOLUTION] # [DOWN CONV.]
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [DOWN CONV.] # desired setting
[SIDE CROP]:
Outputs an image by fitting it to the height of the TV screen
[LETTERBOX]:
Outputs an image by fitting it to the width of the TV screen
[SQUEEZE]:
Outputs an image by compressing it in the horizontal direction to fit it
in the screen.
≥ This item is fixed to [SQUEEZE] in the following cases:
j When [REC FORMAT] is set to [SA 576/50.00i]
Example of images with a [16:9] aspect ratio on a regular TV (4:3):
[DOWN CONV.] setting
[LETTERBOX]
[SQUEEZE]
≥ When [DOWN CONV.] is set to [SIDE CROP], the sides of an image will be cut off, causing some
icons on the TV to be hidden from the TV screen.
≥ If a wide-screen TV is connected, adjust the aspect setting on the TV. (Refer to the operating
instructions of the TV for details.)
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∫ To display the on-screen information on the TV
When the menu setting is changed, the information displayed on the screen (operation icon and
Counter display etc.) can be displayed/not displayed on the TV.
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # [VIDEO OUT OSD] # [ON] or [OFF]
≥ This item is set to [OFF] in the following situations when this unit is in Recording Mode:
j During auto recording (l 78, 128)
Setting the external output resolution
Change the setting for outputting images to a TV or other external device (recorder, etc.).
Select the menu.
MENU
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # [RESOLUTION] # desired setting
[SYSTEM]/[1080p]/[1080i]/[DOWN CONV.]
≥ [SYSTEM] automatically sets the output resolution according to the setting in [REC FORMAT].
If the images are not output on the TV/external device when the setting is [SYSTEM], switch to
the method [1080p], [1080i] or [DOWN CONV.] which enables the images to be displayed on your
TV/external device. (Please read the operating instructions for the TV/external device.)
≥ [DOWN CONV.] outputs images in standard picture quality.
≥ Select [DOWN CONV.] when connecting with the AV cable (supplied).
≥ When [REC FORMAT] is set to [SA 576/50.00i], [RESOLUTION] is fixed to [SYSTEM].
≥ [RESOLUTION] cannot be set during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
≥ Images may not be displayed on the external device for several seconds in some cases, such as
when changing between scenes.
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About external output resolutions
The external output resolution varies depending on the [RESOLUTION] setting and connected
terminal.
≥ When [RESOLUTION] is set to [SYSTEM], the external output resolution varies depending on the
picture size and frame rate in [REC FORMAT].
Setting
Picture size/Frame rate
in [REC FORMAT]
FHD (1920k1080)/
50.00p,
PS 1080/50.00p
FHD (1920k1080)/
50.00i,
PH 1080/50.00i,
HA 1080/50.00i,
HE 1080/50.00i
FHD (1920k1080)/
25.00p
PM 720 (1280k720)/
50.00p
SA 576 (720k576)/
50.00i
External output resolution
[RESOLUTION]
setting
HDMI OUT terminal
[SYSTEM]
1080/50.00p
[1080p]
[1080i]
s
1080/50.00i
[DOWN CONV.]
576/50.00p
[SYSTEM]
1080/50.00i
[1080p]
1080/50.00p
[1080i]
1080/50.00i
576/50.00i
s
[DOWN CONV.]
576/50.00p
[SYSTEM]
1080/25.00p
[1080p]
1080/50.00p
[1080i]
1080/50.00i
[DOWN CONV.]
576/50.00p
[SYSTEM]
720/50.00p
[1080p]
1080/50.00p
[1080i]
1080/50.00i
[DOWN CONV.]
576/50.00p
576/50.00i
[SYSTEM]
576/50.00p
576/50.00i
[SYSTEM]
In Playback Mode
(still picture)
VIDEO OUT terminal
1080/50.00p
[1080p]
[1080i]
1080/50.00i
[DOWN CONV.]
576/50.00p
576/50.00i
s
576/50.00i
s
s
576/50.00i
≥ If you enable Super Slow Recording when [RESOLUTION] is set to [SYSTEM], the resolution will
be set to either 1080/50.00p. (l 76)
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Linking to external devices
Connecting to a PC
(File transfer/nonlinear editing)
When this device and a computer for editing are connected using a USB 2.0 Cable (commerciallyavailable), image data in the SD card can be transferred.
≥ This unit supports USB 2.0.
≥ Concerning non-linear editing, refer to the instruction manual of your editing software.
≥ It is impossible to write data to the SD card on this unit from a PC.
Operating environment (mass storage)
≥ Even if the system requirements mentioned in these operating instructions are fulfilled, some PCs
cannot be used.
≥ The USB equipment operates with the driver installed as standard in the OS.
∫ If using Windows
≥ Operation is not guaranteed in the following cases.
j Operation on an upgraded OS.
j Operation on an OS other than the one pre-installed.
OS
Windows 10 (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (32 bit/64 bit)
Windows 7 (32 bit/64 bit) SP1
CPU
1 GHz or higher
32-bit (k86) or 64-bit (k64) processor
RAM
2 GB or more (64 bit)/1 GB or more (32 bit)
Interface
USB port
Other requirements
Mouse or equivalent pointing device
∫ If using Mac
PC
Mac
OS
OS X v10.11
CPU
Intel Core 2 Duo or better
RAM
2 GB or more
Interface
USB port
Other requirements
Mouse or equivalent pointing device
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Connecting to a PC
DEVICE
USB
Micro-B

USB 2.0 Cable (commercially-available)
Connect the Micro-B connector of the USB 2.0 cable, which matches this unit’s USB port in
shape.
≥ Insert the plugs as far as they will go.
A
B
1
Connect this unit to the AC adaptor.
≥ Use the AC adaptor to free you from worrying about the battery running down.
2
3
Turn on the unit.
Set [USB MODE SELECT] to [DEVICE].
MENU
4
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [USB MODE SELECT] # [DEVICE]
Connect this unit to a PC.
≥ The USB function selection screen will appear.
5
Touch [PC] on the screen of this unit.
≥ This unit is automatically recognized as an external drive of the PC. (l 104)
≥ When you select an option other than [PC], reconnect the USB Cable.
≥ When using the battery, the LCD monitor turns off after about 5 seconds. Touch the screen to turn
the LCD monitor on.
≥ A USB 2.0 cable is not supplied with this unit. Use a commercially-available double-shielded
USB 2.0 cable with a ferrite core.
If possible, we recommend using a cable with a length of 1.5 m or less.
≥ When performing reading/writing between a PC and an SD card, be aware that some SD card
slots built into PCs and some SD card readers are not compatible with the SDHC Memory Card or
SDXC Memory Card.
≥ If you are using an SDXC Memory Card, some PC may not recognize the data. Make sure your
PC supports SDXC cards.
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∫ To disconnect USB Cable safely
(For Windows)
Select the
icon in task tray displayed on the PC, and then select the model number of
this unit to disconnect the USB cable.
≥ Depending on your PC’s settings, this icon may not be displayed.
(For Mac)
Drag [CAM_SD] disk icon to the [Trash], and then disconnect the USB Cable.
About the screen indication of the unit
≥ Do not disconnect the USB Cable, battery, or AC adaptor while the access lamp is on or card
access icon (
) appears on the unit screen.
≥ If the screen does not change when the unit is operated while connected to a PC, disconnect
the battery and/or AC adaptor, wait approximately 1 minute, reconnect the battery and/or AC
adaptor, wait approximately 1 minute again, and then turn the unit back on. (Data may be
destroyed when above operation is performed while accessing the SD card.)
About the PC display
When the unit is connected to a PC, it is recognized as an external drive.
≥ Removable disk (Example:
) is displayed in [Computer].
Data recorded using AVCHD format has excellent compatibility with computers, due to its file
form; however, it contains not just image and sound data, but also various important information,
and it is associated using a folder structure which is like a figure. If even part of this information is
changed or erased, faults may occur; for example, it may not be possible for the data to be
recognized as AVCHD data, or it may no longer be possible for the SD card to be used in an
AVCHD device.
Data from a computer cannot be written to the SD card of this device.
Example folder structure of a SD card:
CAM_SD
DCIM
100CDPFQ

101YBQH0

102YBRH0

103CDPFS

PRIVATE
AVCHD
AVCHDTN

BDMV

PANA_EXT

The following data will be recorded.
1 Up to 999 still pictures in JPEG format
([01000001.JPG] etc.)
2 MOV format motion picture data
([01000001.MOV], etc.)
3 MP4 format motion picture data
([01000001.MP4], etc.)
4 JPEG format still pictures created from
the motion picture
5 The motion picture thumbnails
6 AVCHD format motion picture files
([00000.MTS] etc.)
7 For management
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∫ Folder names for motion picture data recorded in MOV/MP4 format
The fourth to sixth, and eighth characters of the folder name of a recorded MOV/MP4 scene are
determined by its picture size, frame rate, motion picture format and camera number setting.
100YBRH0




A
B
C
D
Camera number setting (l 118)
Motion picture format
Frame rate
Picture size
(Example) If the folder name is 100YBRH0:
Motion picture data that has a picture size of 1920k1080, frame rate of 50.00 fps, and motion
picture format categorized as progressive recording (MP4 and LPCM) is stored.
Picture size
Y: 1920k1080
Frame rate
B: 50 fps
D: 25 fps
Motion picture format
J: Interlace recording (MOV, LPCM)
K: Interlace recording (MP4, LPCM)
Q: Progressive recording (MOV, LPCM)
R: Progressive recording (MP4, LPCM)
≥ Do not delete the SD card’s folders on a PC. Doing so may make the SD card unusable in this
unit.
≥ When data not supported by this unit has been recorded on a PC, it will not be recognized by this
unit.
≥ Always use this unit to format SD cards.
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Linking to external devices
Copying/playing back with an external
media device
≥ In these Operating Instructions, “USB hard disk drive” is indicated as “USB HDD”.
If you connect an external media device, such as USB HDD or USB flash memory (commerciallyavailable) to this unit, you can copy motion pictures and still pictures recorded on this unit to an
external media device.
It can also play back the scenes and still pictures copied to the external media device.
≥ This unit supports USB 2.0.
≥ You can copy scenes and still pictures recorded with this unit while maintaining the image quality.
≥ Please read the operating instructions of the external media device for how to use it.
Preparing for copying/playing back
Refer to the following support site for information about an external media device.
http://pro-av.panasonic.net/
(This Site is English only)
When the external media device that requires formatting is connected, a message is displayed.
Follow the instructions on the screen to format it.
Once the external media device has been formatted, all data stored on it will be deleted. The
data cannot be recovered.
≥ This unit formats the external media device in exFAT*.
≥ In the following cases, an external media device cannot be used by connecting it to this unit:
j An external media device with a capacity below 32 GB or above 2 TB
j When an external media device has two or more partitions
j If an external media device is in a format other than FAT32* or exFAT
j When connected by using a USB hub
* FAT32 is a format used for SDHC Memory Cards.
exFAT is a format used for SDXC Memory Cards.
≥ You cannot copy scenes recorded on an SDXC Memory Card to an external media device in
FAT32 format.
USB
HOST
A
B
C

Connect this unit to the external device with USB Cable (supplied with the external media
device)
External media device (commercially-available)
USB flash memory (commercially-available)
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(When using USB HDD)
Connect the AC adaptor (supplied with USB HDD) to the USB HDD.
≥ If you are using a bus-powered or portable USB HDD, this unit can supply power to the USB HDD
by USB Cable (supplied with USB HDD).
2
Connect the AC adaptor to this unit.
≥ Use the AC adaptor to free you from worrying about the battery running down.
3
4
Turn on this unit, and press the THUMBNAIL button to switch to Playback
Mode.
Set [USB MODE SELECT] to [HOST].
MENU
5
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [USB MODE SELECT] # [HOST]
Connect the external media device to the USB HOST terminal of this unit.
≥ If you use a USB HDD, connect to the USB HDD with the USB Cable supplied with the USB HDD.
≥ It may take several minutes until the connection is completed.
6
Touch the desired item.
[COPY ONCE]:
Copies all scenes and still pictures recorded with this unit
that have not been copied yet. (l 108)
[SELECT COPY]:
Allows you to select desired scenes/still pictures, and
then copy. (l 109)
[Playback from External Media]:
Plays back scenes and still pictures stored in an external
media device on this unit. (l 110)
[Safe Removal]:
Allows you to safely remove this unit and an external
media device.
When the external media device is connected to other devices such as Blu-ray disc
recorder, a message prompting to format the external media device may display. All the
scenes and still pictures recorded on the external media device will be erased if
formatted. Do not format as important data will get erased and it will be impossible to
restore.
∫ Points to check before copying
≥ When using an external media device for the first time, or using an external media device
that has been used with other devices, first run [FORMAT MEDIA].
≥ Before copying, go to [MEDIA STATUS] to check the amount of free space on the external media
device. (l 108)
≥ It may take longer to copy when there are many scenes.
≥ If you copy protected scenes or still pictures, the protection setting of the copied scenes or still
pictures are canceled.
≥ The order in which the scenes were copied cannot be changed.
Before you delete the data on the SD card after copying is complete, be sure to play back
the external media device to check that they have been copied to correctly. (l 110)
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∫ Formatting
This is for initializing the external media device.
≥ Please be aware that if a media is formatted then all the data recorded on the media is
erased and cannot be recovered. Back up important data on a PC etc.
≥ Connect this unit to the external media device and touch [Playback from External Media].
Select the menu.
MENU
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [FORMAT MEDIA] # [EXTERNAL]
≥ When formatting is complete, touch [EXIT] to exit the message screen.
≥ Connect this unit and the external media device to format.
You may no longer be able to use the external media device if you format them on another device
such as a PC etc.
≥ This unit formats the external media device in exFAT.
∫ Displaying media information
The used space of the external media device can be checked.
≥ Connect this unit to the external media device and touch [Playback from External Media].
Select the menu.
MENU
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # [MEDIA STATUS]
≥ If you touch [CHANGE MEDIA], you can switch the display between the SD card 1, SD card 2,
and the external media device.
Copy once
1
2
Connect this unit to the external media device to prepare for copying. (l 106)
Touch [COPY ONCE].
≥ You can also access this function by selecting menu items.
[COPY] # [COPY ONCE]
3
4
5
Touch the media you want to copy.
Touch [YES].
Touch [EXIT] when the copy complete message is displayed.
≥ The thumbnail view of the copy destination is indicated.
When you stop copying halfway:
Touch [CANCEL] while copying.
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Copy selected files
1
2
Connect this unit to the external media device to prepare for copying. (l 106)
Touch [SELECT COPY].
≥ You can also access this function by selecting menu items.
[COPY] # [SELECT COPY]
3
Touch the media you want to copy.
[
]:
When copying from the SD card 1 to the external media device.
[
]:
When copying from the SD card 2 to the external media device.
≥ For information on copying between SD cards, refer to page 95.
4
Touch the desired items following the instructions on the screen.
≥ It will return to the previous step by touching [Return].
≥ (When [SELECT SCENES] is selected)
When touched, the scene/still picture is selected and the
indication appears on the
thumbnail. Touch the scene/still picture again to cancel the operation.
≥ (When [SELECT DATE] is selected)
When touched, the date is selected and surrounded by red. Touch the date again to cancel the
operation.
≥ Up to 99 scenes/ 99 dates can be selected continuously.
5
Touch [EXIT] when the copy complete message is displayed.
≥ The thumbnail view of the copy destination is indicated.
When you stop copying halfway:
Touch [CANCEL] while copying.
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Playing back the External Media
≥ Only motion picture/still picture that have been copied by connecting this unit to the
external media device can be played back.

USB
HOST
A
B
C
1
USB Cable (supplied with USB HDD)
USB HDD (commercially-available)
USB flash memory (commercially-available)
Connect this unit to the external media device to prepare for playback.
(l 106)
≥ When playing back on an external monitor, connect this unit to the external monitor. (l 98)
2
3
Touch [Playback from External Media].
Touch the scene or still picture to be played back and then play it back.
≥ The playback operation is performed the same as when playing back motion pictures or still
pictures. (l 85, 89)
To terminate the connection between this unit and the external media device
Touch the play mode select icon (l 85) and then touch
.
≥ Disconnect the USB Cable from this unit.
≥ It is also possible to switch the media to play back by touching the play mode select icon.
When the external media device is connected, the
(external media device) can be selected
from the displayed media types. (l 85)
≥ Deleting scenes and still pictures on the external media device may take time.
≥ You cannot set the [SCENE PROTECT] during playback of
(external media device). (l 94)
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Linking to external devices
Dubbing with a Blu-ray disc recorder
≥ In this manual, “Blu-ray disc recorder” is referred to as “BD recorder”.
Insert a Memory Card containing video shot in this unit into a BD recorder manufactured by
Panasonic to save the contents in a Blu-ray Disc, DVD, or HDD.
You can dub scenes recorded with this unit to a Panasonic Blu-ray disc recorder or DVD
recorder that supports their recording mode and recording format.
≥ Note that the equipment described may not be available in certain countries and regions.
1
Remove the Memory Card from the camera after shooting.
Turn the power of this unit off before removing the Memory Card.
2
Insert the Memory Card into the memory card slot of the BD/DVD recorder.
For details on how to perform dubbing onto a Blu-ray Disc, read the operating instructions of the
BD/DVD recorder.
≥ When dubbing of videos shot with this unit is performed on a Blu-ray Disc (BD-RE, BD-R), HDD,
or DVD, metadata information supported by the unit will be lost.
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Menu
Using the Menu
Refer to page 36 for how to set up the Menu.
Camera Setup
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [CAMERA SETUP] # desired setting
[SCENE MODE]
The shutter speed and aperture, etc. are automatically adjusted to match the scene you want to
record.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
3
Touch [SCENE MODE].
Touch the item you want to set.
OFF
:
Cancel the setting
Sports
:
To make fast moving scenes less shaky with slow playback and
pause of playback
Portrait
:
To make people stand out against the background
Soft skin
:
To makes skin colors appear softer for a more attractive appearance
Spotlight
:
Improved quality when subject is brightly illuminated.
Snow
:
Improved image quality when shooting in snowy locations.
Beach
:
To make blue in the sea or sky vibrant
Sunset
:
To make red in the sunrise or sunset vibrant
Scenery
:
For spatial scenery
Fireworks
:
To capture the fireworks in the night sky beautifully
Night scenery
:
To capture the evening or night scenery beautifully
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ This function is disabled during Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ (Sunset/Scenery/Fireworks/Night Scenery)
j Image may get blurry when close object is recorded.
≥ (Sports)
j During normal playback, the image movement may not look smooth.
j Color and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting.
j If the brightness is insufficient, the Sports Mode does not function. The [Sports] display flashes.
≥ (Portrait)
j Color and screen brightness may change under indoor lighting.
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≥ (Soft Skin)
j If the background or anything else in the scene has colors similar to the skin color, they will also
be smoothed.
j If the brightness is insufficient, the effect may not be clear.
j If you record a person in the distance, the face may not be recorded clearly. In this case, cancel
Soft Skin Mode or zoom in on the face (close-up) to record.
≥ (Fireworks)
j Image may get washed out when recorded in bright surrounding.
≥ (Night Scenery)
j Using a tripod is recommended.
[SHARPNESS]
Adjusts the degree of overall outline correction in images.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
Touch [SHARPNESS].
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s5 and r5.
3
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ The default setting is 0.
[COLOR]
Adjusts color density.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
Touch [COLOR].
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s5 and r5.
3
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ The default setting is 0.
[EXPOSURE]
Adjusts color balance.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
Touch [EXPOSURE].
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s10 and r10.
3
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ The default setting is 0.
≥ [EXPOSURE] is not available when [SCENE MODE] is set to [Fireworks]. (l 112)
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[AWB Ach ADJUST]
Finely adjusts color temperature after Ach Auto White Balance adjustment.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
Touch [AWB Ach ADJUST].
Touch
/
to adjust settings of color.
≥ You can select a value between s5 and r5.
3
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ The default setting is 0.
[AWB Bch ADJUST]
Finely adjusts color temperature after Bch Auto White Balance adjustment.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
1
2
Touch [AWB Bch ADJUST].
Touch
/
to adjust settings of color.
≥ You can select a value between s5 and r5.
3
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ The default setting is 0.
[BACKLIGHT COMPENS.]
Switches to automatic iris control to compensate the backlight.
This makes the image brighter to prevent darkening of a backlit subject. (l 54)
[ON]/[OFF]
[DRS]
Selects the DRS (Dynamic Range Stretcher) function. (l 71)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
[ON]/[OFF]
[LEVEL SHOT]
This function detects the horizontal tilt of the unit, and automatically corrects it to the level position.
(l 75)
[ON]/[OFF]
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[FLASH BAND COMPENSATION]
If you set this item to [ON], you can compensate for and reduce flash band, a phenomenon that
creates markedly different levels of luminance between the top and bottom of the image when
recording is performed in an environment where another camera is firing its flash. (l 75)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
[ON]/[OFF]
[NR CONTROL]
You can control the noise reduction effect and afterimage intensity by adjusting the noise reduction
setting.
1
2
Touch [NR CONTROL].
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between s5 and r5.
≥ Adjusting the setting in the minus (s) direction weakens the noise reduction effect, thereby
reducing afterimages. Note that this also tends to increase noise.
≥ Adjusting the setting in the plus (r) direction enhances the noise reduction effect, thereby
reducing noise. Note that this may also cause afterimages to appear more frequently.
3
Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ The default setting is 0.
System mode
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [SYSTEM MODE] # desired setting
[REC MODE]
Switch the recording mode of the motion pictures to record.
[MOV]*:
This recording method is suitable for editing images. Motion pictures will
be saved in MOV format.
[MP4]*:
This recording method is suitable for editing images. Motion pictures will
be saved in MP4 format.
[AVCHD]:
This recording method is suitable for playback on a high-definition
compatible TV.
* It is not compatible with motion pictures recorded in AVCHD.
≥ This item cannot be set during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
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[REC FORMAT]
Switch the picture quality of motion pictures to be recorded with this unit.
Depending on the settings of [REC MODE], the available [REC FORMAT] settings differ.
How to read a [REC FORMAT] setting
Items that make up a [REC FORMAT] setting represent Size, Vertical resolution, Frame rate,
and Bit rate. (Excluding the [REC FORMAT] settings that are available when [REC MODE] is set
to [AVCHD])

A
B
FHD 1080 / 50.00p 50M

Size
Vertical resolution


C
D
Frame rate
Bit rate
≥ Smoother motion picture can be recorded with the higher value for the frame rate. [i] and [p] of
the frame rate means interlace and progressive respectively.
Interlace (interlacing scanning)
Video signal that divides the effective scanning lines to half and send them alternatively
Progressive (progressive scanning)
High density video signal sending the effective scanning lines simultaneously (It will be higher
quality image than the interlace.)
≥ The higher the bit rate value is, the higher the picture quality becomes.
≥ It can record with highest quality image in this unit when set to [FHD 1080/50.00p 50M].
≥ Depending on the [REC MODE] setting and the bit rate of the [REC FORMAT] setting, its
required Speed Class of the SD card differs. Use an SD card that meets the settings. For
details, refer to “About the Speed Class ratings for recording motion pictures” on page 27.
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≥ When [MOV] or [MP4] in [REC MODE] is selected
Recording format
Size
(Picture size)
Frame rate
FHD
(1920k1080)
25.00p
[FHD 1080/50.00p 50M]
[FHD 1080/25.00p 50M]
Bit rate (VBR)
50.00p
[FHD 1080/50.00i 50M]
Average 50 Mbps
50.00i
≥ When [AVCHD] in [REC MODE] is selected
Recording format
Picture size
Frame rate
Bit rate (VBR)
50.00p
Average 25 Mbps
50.00i
Average 17 Mbps
[PS 1080/50.00p]
[PH 1080/50.00i]
1920k1080
Average 21 Mbps
[HA 1080/50.00i]
[HE 1080/50.00i]
1440k1080
[PM 720/50.00p]
1280k720
50.00p
Average 8 Mbps
Average 5 Mbps
[SA 576/50.00i]
720k576
50.00i
Average 9 Mbps
≥ Recordable time using the battery (l 26)
≥ The default setting for [REC MODE] is [AVCHD], and the default setting for [REC FORMAT] is
[PH 1080/50.00i].
≥ This item cannot be set during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
≥ Please refer to page 157 about approximate recordable time.
≥ When the unit is moved a lot or moved quickly, or when a fast-moving subject is recorded,
mosaic-type noise may appear at playback. (Only when recording AVCHD scenes)
About recording formats and recording functions
The relationship between recording formats and recording functions of this unit are shown below.
≥ “±”: Available; “s”: Not available*
* “Not available” includes instances where the desired function cannot be used or selected.
Recording function
Recording format
Normal
recording
Interval Rec
(l 125)
Super Slow
Recording
(l 76, 125)
Relay
recording
(l 123)
Simultaneous
recording
(l 124)
[FHD 1080/50.00p 50M]
±
s
±
±
±
[FHD 1080/25.00p 50M]
±
±
±
±
±
[FHD 1080/50.00i 50M]
±
s
s
±
±
[PS 1080/50.00p]
±
s
s
±
±
[PH 1080/50.00i]
±
s
s
±
±
[HA 1080/50.00i]
±
±
s
±
±
[HE 1080/50.00i]
±
s
s
±
±
[PM 720/50.00p]
±
s
s
±
±
[SA 576/50.00i]
±
s
s
±
±
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[ASPECT CONVERT]
This sets the aspect ratio of images to be recorded with a [REC FORMAT] setting of [SA 576/
50.00i].
≥ Set [REC FORMAT] to [SA 576/50.00i]. (l 116)
[SIDE CROP]:
Records images in standard 4:3 mode. The sides will be cut off.
[SQUEEZE]:
Records images by compressing images in the horizontal direction. When
recorded images are played back on a wide-screen TV, they appear in the 16:9
aspect ratio.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j When [REC FORMAT] is set to an option other than [SA 576/50.00i] (l 116)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
[CAMERA NUMBER SET]
This sets the camera number for this unit.
1
2
Touch [CAMERA NUMBER SET].
Touch
/
to change the Camera Number.
≥ Numbers between 0 and 9 can be set.
3
Touch [RETURN].
≥ Touch [EXIT] to exit the menu screen.
≥ This function’s default setting is “0”.
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User switch
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [USER SW] # desired setting
[USER1]/[USER2]/[USER3]/[USER4]/[USER5]
Sets the function to assign to the USER buttons. (l 65)
≥ For the functions of the USER button that can be registered, refer to page 66.
≥ The default settings are as follows:
j USER1: [LCD/EVF OUTPUT]
j USER2: [BACKLIGHT]
j USER3: [O.I.S.]
j USER4: [FOCUS ASSIST 1]
j USER5: [REC CHECK]
[USER6]/[USER7]/[USER8]/[USER9]
Register functions to USER button icons. (l 65)
≥ For the functions of the USER button that can be registered, refer to page 66.
≥ The default settings are as follows:
j USER6: [FRZ FRAME]
j USER7: [EVF/LCD DETAIL]
j USER8: [ATW LOCK]
j USER9: [MENU]
[USER BUTTON DISPLAY]
Switches the display of the set USER button icons. (l 66)
[ON]/[OFF]
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Switch setting
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [SW SETUP] # desired setting
[IRIS RING]
Sets the rotation direction and iris control of the iris ring.
A
B
[DOWN OPEN]:
Iris will open when it is turned toward B.
[UP OPEN]:
Iris will open when it is turned toward A.
1
Iris ring

[SUPER GAIN]
Sets the gain value for the USER button function [SUPER GAIN]. (l 56)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
[33 dB]/[36 dB]
[AGC LIMIT]
Sets the maximum possible gain value for Auto Gain Mode. (l 55)
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
[3 dB]/[6 dB]/[9 dB]/[12 dB]/[15 dB]/[18 dB]/[21 dB]/[24 dB]/[27 dB]/[30 dB]
[HYBRID O.I.S.]
You can set the Hybrid Optical Image Stabilizer. (l 80)
[ON]/[OFF]
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[SLOW SHUTTER]
You can record bright pictures even in dark places by slowing the shutter speed.
Slow Shutter works in Auto Shutter Mode. (l 57)
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ The shutter speed is set to 1/25 or more depending on the ambient brightness.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j When a setting in [SCENE MODE] is enabled (l 112)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
≥ When the shutter speed becomes 1/25, the screen may be seen as if frames are missed and after
images may appear.
[FOCUS ASSIST 1]
Sets the Focus Assist method for the FOCUS ASSIST button and the USER button to which
[FOCUS ASSIST 1] is registered. (l 48)
[EXPAND]/[PEAKING]/[BOTH]
[FOCUS ASSIST 2]
Sets the Focus Assist method for the USER button to which [FOCUS ASSIST 2] is registered.
(l 48)
This item is not available when [FOCUS ASSIST 1] is set to [BOTH].
≥ Set [FOCUS ASSIST 1] to [EXPAND] or [PEAKING]
[EXPAND]/[PEAKING]
[PEAKING COLOR]
You can set the peaking color for Focus Assist. (l 50)
[Red]/[Blue]/[Yellow]/[White]
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[PEAKING LEVEL]
You can set the peaking strength for Focus Assist. (l 50)
≥ This function’s default setting is “0”.
[AREA MODE]
You can set an Area Mode effect. (l 72)
[INH]/[FOCUS]/[IRIS]/[Y GET]/[FOCUS/IRIS]/[FOCUS/Y GET]
[ZEBRA MODE]
This sets the display duration of the zebra display.
[CONTINUE]:
Displays the zebra display until it is switched to another zebra display setting.
[MOMENT]:
Displays the zebra display for approximately 5 seconds.
[BARS TYPE]
You can switch the type of color bars to be displayed when you press the BARS button. (l 80)
[TYPE 1]
[TYPE 2]
[TYPE 3]
[SUB REC BUTTON]
Enable/disable of the sub recording start/stop button on the handle can be switched.
[INHIBIT]/[ACTIVE]
[SUB ZOOM]
Enable/disable of the sub zoom lever on the handle can be switched. Zoom speed will be different
depending on the setting.
[OFF]/[1]/[2]/[3]/[4]/[5]/[6]/[7]
≥ The larger the value is, the faster the zoom speed becomes, and vice versa.
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[DIGITAL ZOOM]
Changes the zoom magnification setting of Digital Zoom. (l 69)
[k2]/[k5]/[k10]/[TOGGLE]
[i.Zoom]
You can zoom in while maintaining the beauty of high-definition picture quality up to a magnification
of 40k.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
Recording Setup
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [RECORD SETUP] # desired setting
[MEDIA SELECT]
[SD CARD 1] and [SD CARD 2] can be selected separately to record motion pictures or still
pictures. (l 37)
[2 SLOTS FUNC.]
You can set relay/simultaneous recording.
≥ Insert SD cards to card slot 1 and card slot 2.
[OFF]:
[RELAY
Cancel the setting.
REC]*1:
[SIMULTANEOUS]*2:
Set the relay recording
Set the simultaneous recording
*1
This function is not available in the following cases:
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
j During the Interval Recording (l 125)
*2 This item is not available when different types of SD cards (SDHC Memory Card/SDXC
Memory Card) are used.
∫ Relay recording
This is simple Relay Recording. It is possible to continuously record on the SD card in the other card
slot even when the available capacity of the SD card runs out during the recording.
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
Slot 1



Slot 2
1
2




Recording is started
Recording is paused
A
B
C
Recording
The card slot used for recording is switched automatically.
Replace the SD card with a recordable one.
≥ RELAY is displayed beside the display of the SD card selected as the recording destination of
motion pictures in [MEDIA SELECT] (l 37). When the recording media is switched and Relay
Recording starts, RELAY will disappear from the location and instead be displayed beside the
other SD card display.
≥ Even after switching of the recording media, you can replace the SD card that ran out of space
with a new one and record the motion picture onto three or more SD cards. Since it may take a
while for this unit to recognize a new SD card, replace the SD card that ran out of space when the
SD card currently being used as a destination still has sufficient remaining recordable time.
≥ The maximum recording time for Relay Recording is 10 hours.
≥ When the recording time of Relay Recording reaches 10 hours, the recording will stop
temporarily. It will restart automatically a few seconds later.
∫ Simultaneous recording
Same motion picture can be recorded on two SD cards.

1
2

Slot 1

Slot 2

Recording is started
Recording is paused
A
Recording
≥ SIMUL is displayed beside the display of the SD card selected as the recording destination of
motion pictures in [MEDIA SELECT] (l 37).
≥ If you set the recording destination of motion pictures to [SD CARD 1] in [MEDIA SELECT], they
will also be recorded to [SD CARD 2] simultaneously.
≥ We recommend that you perform simultaneous recording using SD cards of the same Speed
Class rating and capacity.
(Relay recording)
≥ Destination to record still pictures will be switched to other SD card after performing the relay
recording. In addition, a message about the remaining card capacity will be displayed. Replace
the SD card that ran out of space or set [2 SLOTS FUNC.] to [OFF].
(Simultaneous recording)
≥ Simultaneous recording will not be performed for still pictures.
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≥ When performing simultaneous recording, even in the case where an error has occurred in one of
the SD cards and recording has stopped, recording can be continued using the other SD card.
≥ When one of the media reaches its maximum recording time, the simultaneous recording stops.
[INTERVAL REC]
A scene that moves slowly for long period of time is recorded frame by frame with an interval, and is
recorded as a short time motion picture.
One frame is recorded every recording interval that is set.
≥ 25 frames make up a scene of 1 second.
≥ Set [REC FORMAT] to [FHD 1080/25.00p 50M] or [HA 1080/50.00i].
[OFF]/[1 SEC.]/[10 SEC.]/[30 SEC.]/[1 MINUTE]/[2 MINUTES]
≥ [I-] is displayed on the screen. The icon changes to [I-REC] after recording starts.
≥ After recording, the setting of Interval Recording is canceled.
≥ Audio cannot be recorded.
Setup example
Setup time
(recording interval)
Recording time
Recorded time
Sunset
1s
1h
2 min 20 s
Blooming
30 s
3h
14 s
≥ “h” is an abbreviation for hour, “min” for minute and “s” for second.
≥ These times are approximations.
≥ Maximum recordable time is 168 hours.
≥ Still picture recording cannot be used.
≥ This function is not available in the following cases:
j During Freeze Frame (l 71)
j PRE-REC is used (l 75)
j During Super Slow Recording (l 76)
≥ [INTERVAL REC] is canceled in the following cases.
j If you turn the unit off
j If you press the THUMBNAIL button
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
j If you set [REC FORMAT] to a setting other than [FHD 1080/25.00p 50M] and [HA 1080/
50.00i].
≥ The shortest motion picture recording time is approx. 2 second.
≥ Color balance and focus may not be adjusted automatically depending on light sources or
scenes. If so, manually adjust these settings. (l 46, 51)
≥ We recommend connecting the AC adaptor to this unit when recording images for a long period of
time.
[SUPER SLOW REC]
This enables/disables Super Slow Recording.
≥ Switch to Manual Mode. (l 42)
[ON]/[OFF]
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[PRE-REC]
This allows the recording of an image and audio to start before you press the recording start/stop
button. AVCHD scenes will be recorded from approximately 3 seconds before the operation, while
MOV/MP4 will be recorded from approximately 4 seconds before the operation. (l 75)
[ON]/[OFF]
[TCG]
Sets the way the time code will move. (l 63)
[FREE RUN]/[REC RUN]
[TC PRESET]
Initial value of the time code can be set. (l 64)
Audio Setup
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [AUDIO SETUP] # desired setting
[AUDIO LOW CUT CH1]
Reduces the level of low-pitched sound for audio channel 1.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ You may not see the full effect depending on the recording conditions.
[AUDIO LOW CUT CH2]
Reduces the level of low-pitched sound for audio channel 2.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ You may not see the full effect depending on the recording conditions.
[AUDIO LEVEL CH1]
Switches the adjustment method of the audio recording level for audio channel 1. (l 60)
[AUTO]/[MANUAL]
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[AUDIO LEVEL CH2]
Switches the adjustment method of the audio recording level for audio channel 2. (l 60)
[AUTO]/[MANUAL]
[AUDIO ALC LINK]
If you set this item to [ON], when ALC works for either of the audio channels, it will also work for the
other audio channel. (l 61)
≥ Set [AUDIO LEVEL CH1]/[AUDIO LEVEL CH2] to [MANUAL]. (l 60)
≥ Set [AUDIO ALC CH1]/[AUDIO ALC CH2] to [ON]. (l 61)
[ON]/[OFF]
[AUDIO ALC CH1]
If you set this item to [ON], you can reduce the audio noise of audio channel 1.
It will record with natural sound when set to [OFF]. (l 61)
[ON]/[OFF]
[AUDIO ALC CH2]
If you set this item to [ON], you can reduce the audio noise of audio channel 2.
It will record with natural sound when set to [OFF]. (l 61)
[ON]/[OFF]
[INPUT1 LINE LEVEL]
Sets the input level of the audio equipment connected to AUDIO INPUT1 terminal (XLR 3 pin).
[+4dBu]/[0dBu]
[INPUT2 LINE LEVEL]
Sets the input level of the audio equipment connected to AUDIO INPUT2 terminal (XLR 3 pin).
[+4dBu]/[0dBu]
[INPUT1 MIC LEVEL]
Sets the input level of the external microphone connected to AUDIO INPUT1 terminal (XLR 3 pin).
[-40 dB]/[-50 dB]/[-60 dB]
[INPUT2 MIC LEVEL]
Sets the input level of the external microphone connected to AUDIO INPUT2 terminal (XLR 3 pin).
[-40 dB]/[-50 dB]/[-60 dB]
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Output Setup
Different menu items are displayed depending on whether this unit is in Recording Mode or
Playback Mode.
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [OUTPUT SETUP] # desired setting
[RESOLUTION]
This changes the way in which images are output to an external device. (l 100)
[SYSTEM]/[1080p]/[1080i]/[DOWN CONV.]
[DOWN CONV.]
This function allows you to select how to display images with a 16:9 aspect ratio on a TV with a 4:3
aspect ratio. (l 99)
≥ Set [RESOLUTION] to [DOWN CONV.]. (l 100)
[SIDE CROP]/[LETTERBOX]/[SQUEEZE]
[REMOTE REC]
This enables/disables a function that controls recording performed with an external device
connected to the unit.
[ON]/[OFF]
[REMOTE REC LINK]
When [ON] is selected, you can control recording performed with this unit and an external device
using the recording start/stop button.
[ON]:
Controls recording performed with this unit and an external device using the
recording start/stop button.
[OFF]:
Controls recording performed with an external device using the USER button
function [AUTO REC]. (l 78)
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[HDMI TC OUTPUT]
Switches the output setting of time code information when this unit is connected to another device
(HDMI-SDI converter, etc.) with an HDMI cable.
≥ When performing remote recording with the [AUTO REC] USER button function, select [ON].
(l 78)
≥ (In Playback Mode)
Touch the play mode select icon, and set this unit to Motion Picture Playback Mode. (l 85)
[ON]/[OFF]
[H/PHONE MODE]
Select the sound heard through the headphone terminal and AUDIO OUT terminal.
[LIVE]:
The sound which has been input from the microphone is output as is.
This setting is selected when delays in the sound are annoying.
[RECORDING]:
The sound in the status which is to be recorded (the sound synchronized
with the images) is output.
≥ When an HDMI cable is connected to this unit, even if you select [LIVE], sound will be output
according to [RECORDING].
[VOLUME]
When [ON] is selected, you can adjust the headphone volume in Recording Mode with the jog dial.
(l 84)
[ON]/[OFF]
[TEST TONE]
Selects the test tone output when color bars are displayed. (l 80)
[OFF]:
Does not output a test tone.
[LEVEL 1]:
Outputs a high volume test tone.
[LEVEL 2]:
Outputs a low volume test tone.
[LCD/EVF OUTPUT]
This sets how to turn on/off the LCD monitor and viewfinder. (l 30)
[LCD]/[EVF]
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Display setting
Different menu items are displayed depending on whether this unit is in Recording Mode or
Playback Mode.
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [DISP SETUP] # desired setting
[ZEBRA DETECT 1]
Selects the brightness level of the left-leaning zebra patterns on the screen.
1
Touch [ZEBRA DETECT 1].
≥ Touch [YES].
2
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between 50% and 105%.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
≥ This function’s default setting is “80%”.
[ZEBRA DETECT 2]
Selects the brightness level of the right-leaning zebra patterns on the screen.
[SET]/[OFF]
1
Touch [ZEBRA DETECT 2].
≥ Touch [SET].
2
Touch
/
to adjust settings.
≥ You can select a value between 50% and 105%.
3
Touch [EXIT] to complete the setting.
≥ You can display [ZEBRA 2] after setting the level. (l 81)
≥ This function’s default setting is “100%”.
[MARKER]
Displaying of the luminance level display marker can be switched.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ Marker can be displayed when set to [ON]. (l 81)
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[GUIDE LINES]
You can check if the image is level while recording motion pictures and still pictures. The function
can also be used to estimate the balance of the composition.
/
/
/[OFF]
≥ The guidelines do not appear on the images actually recorded.
≥ The setting changes as follows when using Focus Assist. (l 48)
j The guidelines are not displayed. (They are displayed on the TV when this unit is connected to
the TV.)
j The setting cannot be changed.
[SAFETY ZONE]
Display of the range that can be displayed with the external
monitor (safety zone A) can be switched.
Aspect ratio
(When [16:9 90%] is set)
[SAFETY ZONE]
16:9
[16:9 90%]/[4:3]/[14:9]/[1.85:1]/[2:1]/
[2.35:1]/[2.39:1]/[OFF]
4:3*
[4:3 90%]/[4:3]/[OFF]

* When [REC FORMAT] is set to [SA 576/50.00i] and [ASPECT CONVERT] is set to [SIDE CROP]
(l 116, 118)
≥ The safety zone is not displayed on the images that is actually recorded.
[CENTER MARKER]
Displays/hides the center marker.
[ON]/[OFF]
[REC COUNTER]
Selects the operation of the Recording Counter during recording. (l 64)
[TOTAL]/[SCENE]
[VIDEO OUT OSD]
The information displayed on the screen (operation icon and counter display etc.) can be displayed/
not displayed on the TV. (l 100)
[ON]/[OFF]
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[DATE/TIME]
It is possible to change the date and time display mode.
[OFF]/[TIME]/[DATE]/[DATE&TIME]
[DATE FORMAT]
It is possible to change the date format.
[Y/M/D]/[M/D/Y]/[D/M/Y]
[LEVEL GAUGE]
This function displays the horizontal/vertical tilt of the unit with the electronic level. (l 74)
[ON]/[OFF]
[HISTOGRAM]
A graph with brightness as horizontal axis and number of pixels at that brightness as vertical axis is
displayed. It is possible to determine the exposure of the whole image by looking at the distribution
in the graph. (l 70)
[ON]/[OFF]
[AUDIO LEVEL METER]
Select to display the audio level meter.
≥ (In Playback Mode)
Touch the play mode select icon, and set this unit to Motion Picture Playback Mode. (l 85)
[ON]/[OFF]
[LENS STATUS]
Display relating to lens can be switched. (Zoom Display, Optical Image Stabilizer, Focus Display,
White Balance, Iris, Gain, Auto Iris, Shutter Speed, Level Shot, Built-in LED light)
[ON]/[OFF]
[CARD & BATTERY]
Display can be switched between the remaining recordable time of the SD card and the remaining
battery capacity indication.
[ON]/[OFF]
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[OTHER DISPLAY]
This shows or hides indications on the screen except for [USER BUTTON DISPLAY], [GUIDE
LINES], [SAFETY ZONE], [CENTER MARKER], [DATE/TIME], [AUDIO LEVEL METER],
[LENS STATUS] and [CARD & BATTERY].
[ON]/[OFF]
[POWER LCD]
This makes it easier to view the LCD monitor in bright places including outdoors. (l 32)
[+1]/[0]/[-1]
[LCD SET]
It adjusts brightness and color density on the LCD monitor. (l 33)
[COLOR]/[BRIGHTNESS]/[CONTRAST]
≥ The default settings are as follows:
j [COLOR]: “0”
j [BRIGHTNESS]: “0”
j [CONTRAST]: “0”
[EVF SET]
Brightness of the viewfinder can be switched. (l 33)
[BRIGHT]/[NORMAL]/[DARK]
[SELF SHOOT]
Switches the mirror function of the LCD monitor when recording yourself. (l 34)
The image on the LCD monitor is displayed mirrored horizontally during recording of yourself when
it is set to [MIRROR].
[MIRROR]/[NORMAL]
[EVF COLOR]
The recording images or playback images on the viewfinder can be selected between color/black
and white. (l 34)
[ON]/[OFF]
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[EVF/LCD DETAIL]
Setting this item to [ON] helps you achieve focus easier by emphasizing the outlines of an image
displayed on the LCD monitor and viewfinder. (l 46)
[ON]/[OFF]
[EVF/LCD PEAK LEVEL]
Adjusts the emphasis strength for [EVF/LCD DETAIL]. (l 47)
≥ This function’s default setting is “0”.
[EVF/LCD PEAK FREQ.]
Sets the peaking frequency for [EVF/LCD DETAIL]. (l 47)
[HIGH]/[LOW]
Other Functions
Different menu items are displayed depending on whether this unit is in Recording Mode or
Playback Mode.
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
MENU
: [OTHER FUNCTION] # desired setting
[FORMAT MEDIA]
The SD card or the external media device can be formatted. (l 38, 108)
≥ Please be aware that if a medium is formatted, then all the data recorded on the medium will be
erased and cannot be restored. Back up important data on a PC etc. (l 103)
[MEDIA STATUS]
The used space and remaining recordable time of the SD card can be checked.
≥ Touching [CHANGE MEDIA] switches the unit between the display for the SD card 1 and the
display for the SD card 2.
≥ Only in Recording Mode, remaining recordable time for the selected recording format is
displayed.
≥ Touch [EXIT] to close the indication.
≥ The SD card requires some space to store information and manage system files, so the actual
usable space is slightly less than the indicated value. The usable space is generally calculated as
1 GB=1,000,000,000 bytes. The capacities of this unit, PCs and software are expressed as
1 GB=1,024k1,024k1,024=1,073,741,824 bytes. Therefore, the indicated value of the capacity
appears to be smaller.
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[REC LAMP]
The recording lamp lights up during recording. When this is set to [OFF], it does not light during
recording.
[ON]/[OFF]
[CLOCK SET]
Set date and time. (l 35)
[TIME ZONE]
Set the time difference from Greenwich Mean Time. (l 35)
[RING LED (BLUE)]
The ring LED lights up blue in Recording Mode.
[ON]/[5 SEC.]/[OFF]
≥ When [5 SEC.] is set, the ring LED lights up for 5 seconds after the unit is turned on or the
Recording Mode is switched.
≥ When [RING LED (RED)] is set to [ON], the ring LED lights up red during recording.
[RING LED (RED)]
The ring LED lights up red during recording.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ When the [REC LAMP] is set to [OFF], this item cannot be set.
[QUICK POWER ON]
The unit is put into recording pause approx. 1 second when the unit is turned on.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ Depending on the recording conditions, start time may be longer than 1 second.
≥ In the Quick Power On Mode, the zoom magnification becomes approx. 1k.
[ALERT SOUND]
Touch screen operation, start and stop of recording can be confirmed with this sound.
When [OFF] is selected, the sound is not output at the start/end of recording, etc.
[OFF]/
(Volume low)/
(Volume high)
2 Beeps for 4 times
When an error occurs. Check the message displayed on the screen. (l 143)
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[ECONOMY (BATT)]
When about 5 minutes have passed without any operation, this unit automatically turns off to save
battery life.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ This unit will not automatically turn off even if the [ECONOMY (BATT)] is set to [ON] in following
cases:
j PRE-REC is used (l 75, 126)
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
[ECONOMY (AC)]
When connected to AC adaptor about 15 minutes have passed without any operation, this unit
automatically turns off.
[ON]/[OFF]
≥ This unit will not automatically turn off even if the [ECONOMY (AC)] is set to [ON] in following
cases:
j PRE-REC is used (l 75, 126)
j When [USB MODE SELECT] is set to [DEVICE] and this unit is connected to a PC. (l 103)
[USB MODE SELECT]
The unit’s USB terminal to which a USB Cable will be connected can be switched.
Switch the terminal according to the shape of the USB Cable’s plug you intend to connect to the
unit.
[HOST]:
For connecting to the USB HOST terminal (Type A) of the unit
[DEVICE]:
For connecting to the USB DEVICE terminal (Type Micro-B) of the unit
[INITIAL SET]
The menu settings is reset to the default.
[YES]:
This is for initializing all menus.*
[NO]:
This is for not performing initialization.
* Settings for [CLOCK SET] and [TIME ZONE] will not be changed.
≥ Returning all settings to the default is not possible during Freeze Frame. (l 71)
[NUMBER RESET]
Set the file number of the MOV/MP4 and still picture recorded next to 0001.
≥ Folder number is updated and file number will start from 0001. (l 104)
≥ To reset the folder number, format the SD card, and then perform [NUMBER RESET].
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[SOFTWARE INFO]
You can view the software information (License) on a PC connected to this unit with a USB 2.0
cable.
≥ Set [USB MODE SELECT] to [DEVICE]. (l 136)
1
2
Touch [SOFTWARE INFO].
Connect this unit to a PC. (l 103)
≥ A message will be displayed when the connection is complete. On the PC, confirm
[LICENSE.TXT].
≥ When using the battery, the LCD monitor turns off after about 5 seconds. Touch the screen to turn
the LCD monitor on.
[LANGUAGE]
You can select the language on the screen display and the menu screen.
Maintenance
MENU
: [MAINTENANCE] # desired setting
[VERSION]
The version of the firmware of this unit is displayed.
[UPDATE]
The firmware of this unit is updated. (l 153)
It is also possible to downgrade the firmware to older versions. Settings are automatically reset to
the default when the firmware is downgraded.
[HOUR METER]
This displays the operation time of this unit, how many times the zoom lever has been operated,
how many times the zoom motor has worked and how many times the jog dial has been pressed.
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Video Setup
All default settings are indicated with underlined text.
≥ Press the THUMBNAIL button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode.
≥ Touch the play mode select icon, and set this unit to Motion Picture Playback Mode. (l 85)
MENU
: [VIDEO SETUP] # desired setting
[REPEAT PLAY]
Playback of the first scene starts after playback of the last scene finishes when set to [ON]. (l 91)
[ON]/[OFF]
[RESUME PLAY]
If playback of a scene was stopped halfway, the playback can be resumed from where it was
stopped when set to [ON]. (l 91)
[ON]/[OFF]
[SCENE PROTECT]
Scenes can be protected so that they are not deleted by mistake.
(Even if you protect some scenes, formatting the SD card will delete them.) (l 94)
[DELETE]
Deletes a scene. (l 93)
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Picture Setup
≥ Press the THUMBNAIL button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode.
≥ Touch the play mode select icon, and set this unit to Still Picture Playback Mode. (l 85)
MENU
: [PICT. SETUP] # desired setting
[SCENE PROTECT]
Still pictures can be protected so that they are not deleted by mistake.
(Even if you protect some still pictures, formatting the SD card will delete them.) (l 94)
[DELETE]
Deletes a still picture. (l 93)
Copy
≥ Press the THUMBNAIL button to switch this unit to the Playback Mode.
MENU
: [COPY] # desired setting
[COPY ONCE]
This copies all scenes and still pictures recorded with this unit that have never been copied to
another device to the external media device connected to this unit. (l 108)
[SELECT COPY]
This allows you to select and copy the scenes/still pictures. You can copy between the SD cards in
this unit or from either of them to the external media device. (l 95, 109)
[
]/[
]/[
]/[
]
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Display
Indications
∫ Recording indications
Example: Display in English


I- REC
TC 00:00:00:00
R 1h20m
R 1h20m
Sports
DRS
50M
100:50.00p FBC
SUPER SLOW
99%
SHUTTER

D 5X
5600K Ach
0dB
A.SHTR 1/100
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Simultaneous recording (l 124)
SIMUL
A
Sports, Portrait, Soft skin,
Spotlight, Snow, Beach, Sunset,
Scenery, Fireworks, Night scenery
SCENE MODE (l 112)
TC 00:00:00:00
Counter display (l 62)
I-
Interval Recording (l 125)
I-REC (Red)
Interval Recording (Recording)
P-
PRE-REC (l 75, 126)
Freeze
P-REC (Red) PRE-REC (Recording)
,
REC (Red)
AF50
Z00
OPEN
Recording
Area Mode (l 72)
Freeze Frame (l 71)
Image Stabilizer (l 80)
DRS
DRS (l 71, 114)
REC
Recording pause
(Flashing red)
,
Built-in LED light (l 45)
LEVEL SHOT (l 75, 114)
Automatic recording (l 78)
B
Intelligent Auto (l 42)
,
,
Remaining battery power (l 26)
,
,
,
SA
Battery charging icon (l 26)
Recording format (l 116)
,
(White)
Recording to card possible
(motion picture)
50M
Bit rate (l 116)
,
(Green)
Card is being recognized
(motion picture)
D 2X, D 5X,
D 10X
Digital Zoom (l 69)
R 1h20m
Remaining time for motion
picture recording (l 39)
MAIN
RELAY
Card slot selected for motion
picture recording (during
normal recording) (l 37, 39)
Relay recording (l 123)
,
Recording mode (l 115)
100:50.00p
Frame rate during Super Slow Recording
(l 76, 125)
50.00p, 50.00i, 25.00p
Frame rate (l 116)
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FBC
Flash band compensation
(l 75, 115)
5600K
Color temperature display
(l 51)
Auto iris mode (l 53)
Backlight Compensation
(l 68)
OPEN, F2.0
Iris value (l 53)
ATW, LOCK, P3200K, P5600K, VAR, Ach,
Bch
White Balance (l 51)
Z00, iZ00
Zoom magnification (l 44)
SUPER SLOW
Super Slow Recording (l 76, 125)
,
(White)
99%
2.1 M , 0.9M , 0.3M , 0.2M
Number of recording pixels for still pictures
(l 40, 90)
Z99
Luminance level (l 72, 81)
Luminance display frame
(l 81)
Center Marker (l 131)
AGC, 0dB
Gain value (l 55)
SHUTTER Multi Manual Function (l 83)
A.SHTR
Auto Shutter display (l 57)
1/100
Shutter speed (l 57)
R3000
(Red)
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Date indication
Time indication (l 35)
00,
00
When [AUDIO ALC CH1] is
enabled (l 61)
When [AUDIO ALC CH2] is
enabled (l 61)
When [AUDIO ALC CH1],
[AUDIO ALC CH2] are enabled
(l 61)
When [AUDIO ALC CH1],
[AUDIO ALC CH2], [AUDIO
ALC LINK] are enabled (l 61)
ALC
When [AUDIO ALC CH1],
[AUDIO ALC CH2], and
[AUDIO ALC LINK] are
enabled and audio cannot be
recorded. (l 76)
Audio level meter (l 60)
A.REC
Card recording possible status
(still picture)
In Playback Mode, the picture size is not
displayed for still pictures recorded with other
products that have different picture sizes from
the sizes shown above.
C
AF50, MF50,
Focus (l 46)
i.Zoom (l 44)
Sound recording disabled
(l 76)
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Remaining number of still
pictures (l 40)
Recording still picture
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∫ Indication of connection to the
external media device
∫ Playback indications
Example: Display in English
Playback of the external media
device (l 110)
TC 00:00:00:00
No.0010
50.00i
∫ Indication of connection to
other devices
Accessing the card (l 104)
ICONS
15:30
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1, ;, 5,
, 6,
D, E, ;1, 2;
∫ Confirmatory indications
, 7, 8, 9, :,
–– (Time
display)
Warning for recording of yourself
(l 34)
Display during playback (l 85, 89)
TC 00:00:00:00
SD card is not inserted.
Counter Display (l 62)
15:30
Time indication (l 35)
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Date indication (l 35)
No.0010
Scene Number
SD card is write-protected.
SD card is non-compatible.
SD card is full.
Playback-only SD card
Repeat Playback (l 91)
Resume Playback (l 91)
100-0001
Still picture folder/file name
Protected motion pictures/still
pictures (l 94)
,
,
Recording mode (When thumbnails are
displayed) (l 85)
FHD
,
PH
,
PS
,
HA
,
HE
,
PM
,
SA
Recording format (When thumbnails are
displayed) (l 85, 116)
10
The built-in battery is low. (l 35)
Scene Number (In 9-scene
display in thumbnail mode)
(l 85)
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Display
Messages
Major confirmation/error messages to be indicated on the screen in text.
During recording/playback
Display
Description
Behavior and cause
CHECK CARD.
The SD card is not supported by this
unit.
≥ Check the SD card.
THIS CARD CANNOT
RECORD IN VIDEO
MODE.
This is displayed when the SD card
has a capacity of less than 4 GB.
≥ Use an SD card with a
capacity of 4 GB or more.
INCOMPATIBLE CARD.
CHECK CARD SPEED.
This is displayed if the maximum
writing speed of the SD card is not
fast enough.
≥ The operation will
continue.
≥ Use an SD card with a
maximum writing speed
that is fast enough.
CANNOT BE USED DUE
TO INCOMPATIBLE
DATA.
The SD card cannot be used with
this unit.
≥ Insert a recordable SD
card.
CANNOT RECORD
- INCOMPATIBLE
CONTROL DATA.
The content versions do not match.
This is displayed when the SD card
contains scenes recorded with
another device, for example.
≥ Match the device and
content version.
ERROR OCCURRED.
RECORDING IS
STOPPED.
This is displayed when the SD card
is removed during recording or data
cannot be written to the SD card
correctly.
≥ Check the SD card.
CANNOT RECORD.THE
NUMBER OF SCENES
HAS EXCEEDED THE
MAXIMUM LIMIT.
No additional scenes can be
recorded to the SD card.
≥ Delete unnecessary
scenes, or use a new SD
card.
CANNOT RECORD
- DATE CAPACITY IS
FULL.
This is displayed when you try to
record in excess of the maximum
number of scenes allowed for one
SD card.
≥ The operation will stop.
≥ Replace the SD card or
delete unnecessary
scenes.
This is displayed when the operation
is invalid.
≥ Before performing the
operation, wait until this
unit is ready for it.
Cannot record
- Playlist capacity is full.
INVALID
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Display
Description
Behavior and cause
ERROR
- UNABLE TO REPAIR
DATA.
This is displayed when the
management information cannot be
recovered.
≥ Check the SD card.
CANNOT USE SD CARD
IN VIDEO MODE,
CONTROL DATA ERROR.
This is displayed when the
management information cannot be
recovered.
≥ The operation will stop.
≥ Use another SD card to
perform recording.
CONTROL DATA ERROR
HAS BEEN DETECTED.
(SD CARD)
Defective management information
has been found.
≥ The management
information will be
automatically recovered
after this message is
displayed.
SUPER SLOW MODE NO
AUDIO RECORDING
Audio cannot be recorded if you
≥ To record audio, disable
record using Super Slow Recording.
Super Slow Recording.
CANNOT PLAY.
This is displayed when an error in
the recording folder name or file
name has occurred, for example.
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During thumbnail and menu operation
Display
Description
Behavior and cause
NO DATA.
There are no scenes in the
currently selected recording
mode option and recording
format option.
≥ Select a recording mode option
or recording format option
containing recorded scenes.
CANNOT DELETE.
The content versions do not
match. This is displayed when
you try to delete scenes
recorded with another device,
for example.
≥ Match the device and content
version.
CARD ERROR.
PLEASE REFORMAT.
This is displayed when the SD
card cannot be formatted.
≥ Check the SD card.
≥ Replace the SD card in the card
slot at which the error has
occurred.
UNABLE TO FORMAT.
Formatting is not possible due
to, for example, a problem with
the SD card.
≥ Check the SD card.
Cannot delete data on
card.
The SD card cannot be
formatted.
≥ Check the SD card.
CANNOT PROTECT.
The content versions do not
match. This is displayed when
you try to set protection for
scenes recorded with another
device, for example.
≥ Match the device and content
version.
CANNOT RESET
NUMBER.
The SD card cannot be used
with this unit.
≥ Insert a recordable SD card.
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During USB Device mode
Display
DISCONNECT USB
CABLE.
Description
An error has occurred while
accessing the SD card, or the
OS is not supported.
Behavior and cause
≥ Check the SD card.
≥ Check to see if the OS is
supported.
During USB Host mode
Display
Description
Behavior and cause
CANNOT CHECK
CONNECTED DEVICE.
DISCONNECT THE USB
CABLE FROM THIS UNIT.
This is displayed when the
device is connected to this unit
with a product such as a USB
hub.
≥ Do not connect the devices with
a product such as a USB hub.
Connect to this unit directly.
FORMATTING FAILED.
The external media device
cannot be formatted.
≥ Change the connected external
media device.
During copying between SD cards or copying to an external media device
Display
Description
Behavior and cause
PLEASE CHECK THE
EXTERNAL MEDIA.
Copying cannot be performed due
to, for example, a problem with the
copy destination media device.
≥ Check the copy destination
media device.
THIS SCENE CANNOT BE
COPIED.
Cannot copy: contains
recordings from other
devices.
This is displayed when one or
more of the scenes you are
trying to copy cannot be played
back on this unit.
≥ Copy scenes except for the
ones that cannot be copied.
COPY FAILED. PLEASE
CHECK THE CARD.
An error has occurred while
accessing the SD card.
≥ Check the SD card.
Cancel card lock to write
information.
The write-protect switch of the
copy destination SD card is
locked.
≥ Unlock the write-protect switch
of the SD card.
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Display
Warning Indications
When an error is detected immediately after this unit is turned on or while it is being operated, the
status indicator and on-screen displays inform you of the error.
Status indicator
On-screen display
System error
Meaning of the warning
Recording/playback
Solution
Status indicator
On-screen display
The battery is
depleted
(Low input voltage)
Meaning of the warning
s
A reference signal error or
communication error has occurred.
The operation stops.
Turn off and on this unit. If the warning
persists, consult your dealer.
It flashes once per second.
The message [LOW BATTERY.] is
displayed.
The battery is depleted.
Recording/playback
The operation stops. This unit turns off
automatically.
Solution
Charge or replace the battery.
Connect the AC adaptor to cancel the
warning.
Status indicator
On-screen display
The card is full
It flashes once per second.
Meaning of the warning
Recording/playback
Solution
Status indicator
On-screen display
s
The remaining recordable time flashes
red when it reaches [R 0h00m].
The SD card capacity is full.
The recording stops.
Delete unnecessary scenes, or use a
new SD card.
It flashes once per second.
s
Meaning of the warning
A recording error or recording circuit
setting error has occurred.
Recording/playback
The recording may either continue or
stop.
Recording error
Solution
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persists, consult your dealer.
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Status indicator
On-screen display
Card error
Meaning of the warning
An SD card error has occurred during
recording or playback.
The operation stops.
Solution
Replace the SD card.
On-screen display
Meaning of the warning
Recording/playback
Solution
Status indicator
On-screen display
The card is nearly
full
] is displayed.
Recording/playback
Status indicator
The battery will be
depleted soon
s
[
Meaning of the warning
Recording/playback
Solution
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s
The message [CHANGE THE
BATTERY.] is displayed and
flashes red.
The battery will be depleted soon.
The operation continues.
Charge or replace the battery as
needed.
Connect the AC adaptor to cancel the
warning.
s
The remaining recordable time flashes
red. (When it is less than 1 minute)
The SD card is almost out of space.
The recording continues.
Delete unnecessary scenes or use a
new SD card as needed.
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Others
Troubleshooting
∫ It is not a malfunction in following cases
The lens, the viewfinder or
LCD monitor fog up.
≥ This is due to condensation. This is not a malfunction. Please
refer to page 10.
A clicking sound is heard
when the unit is shaken.
≥ This is the sound of the lens moving and is not a defect.
This sound will no longer be heard when the unit is turned on
and switch to Recording Mode.
Object seems to be warped. ≥ Object seems to be warped slightly when the object moves
across the image very fast, but this is because the unit is using
MOS for the image sensor. This is not a malfunction.
Power
Problem
This unit cannot be turned
on.
This unit does not stay on
long enough.
Check points
≥ Charge the battery again to ensure it is sufficiently charged.
(l 25)
≥ In cold places, the battery using time becomes shorter.
≥ The battery has a limited life. If the operating time is still too
short even after the battery is fully charged, the battery has
worn out and needs to be replaced.
Battery runs down quickly.
This unit cannot be
operated though it is
turned on.
This unit does not operate
normally.
“ERROR OCCURRED.
PLEASE TURN UNIT OFF,
THEN TURN ON AGAIN.”
is displayed.
≥ Remove the battery or AC adaptor, wait about 1 minute and
then reconnect the battery or AC adaptor. Then about
1 minute later, turn on the unit again. (Conducting the above
operation while the SD card is being accessed may damage
the data on the media.)
≥ If normal operation is still not restored, detach the power
connected, and consult the dealer who you purchased this
unit from.
≥ The unit has automatically detected an error. Restart the unit
by turning off and on.
≥ The unit will be turned off in about 1 minute if the unit is not
turned off and on.
≥ Repair is needed if it is repeatedly displayed even if it is
restarted. Detach the power connected, and consult the
dealer who you purchased this unit from. Do not attempt to
repair the unit by yourself.
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Indication
Problem
Function display
(Remaining Display,
Counter Display, etc.) is
not displayed.
Check points
≥ [CARD & BATTERY] or [OTHER DISPLAY] of the
[DISP SETUP] is [OFF]. (l 132)
≥ Touch the icon
COUNT
to switch the counter display. (l 62)
Recording
Problem
Check points
The unit arbitrarily stops
recording.
≥ Use an SD card that can be used for motion picture recording.
(l 27)
≥ The recordable time may have shortened due to the
deterioration of the data writing speed or repeated recording
and deletion. Using the unit, format the SD card. (l 38)
Auto Focus function does
not work.
≥ If you are trying to record a scene which is hard to bring into
focus in Auto Focus Mode, use the Manual Focus Mode to
adjust the focus. (l 43, 46)
Audio is not recorded.
≥ Super Slow Recording or Interval Recording is enabled.
(l 76, 125)
≥ A.REC is displayed and audio is not recorded during Super
Slow Recording.
≥ Audio is not recorded for Interval Recording.
Color or brightness of the
image changes, or you
may see horizontal bars in
the image.
≥ Color or brightness of the image may change, or you may see
horizontal bars in the image when the object is recorded
under fluorescent light, mercury light or sodium light, etc., but
this is not a malfunction.
≥ Set as below.
j Record in Auto Shutter Mode.
j Adjust the shutter speed to 1/50, 1/60 or 1/100.
The LCD monitor flickers
indoors.
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Playback
Problem
Check points
Scenes/still pictures
cannot be played back.
≥ Any scenes/still pictures where the thumbnails are displayed
as
cannot be played back.
≥ In most cases,
is displayed for the following scenes:
j Scenes recorded with another device or edited with editing
software
j Scenes with damaged data
≥ The thumbnails of scenes recorded on other devices with
different system frequencies are indicated with
. This
unit cannot play back these scenes.
Scenes/still pictures
cannot be deleted.
≥ Release the protect setting. (l 94)
≥ It may not be possible to delete the following scenes/still
pictures:
j Any scenes/still pictures where the thumbnails are
displayed as
j Any scenes where the thumbnails are indicated with
If the scenes/still pictures are unnecessary, format the SD
card to erase the data. (l 38) Please be aware that if a SD
card is formatted then all the data recorded on the SD card is
erased and cannot be recovered. Back up important data on a
PC etc.
With other products
Problem
Although this unit is
correctly connected to a
TV, images cannot be
seen.
Check points
≥ Please read the operating instructions of your TV and select
the channel that matches the input used for the connection.
≥ Change the setting of the unit depending on the cable
connecting to the TV. (l 100)
The images are squeezed
horizontally.
Even when this unit is
connected to the TV by the
HDMI cable, images or
sounds are not output.
≥ Check if the HDMI cable is connected correctly.
≥ Insert the HDMI cable all the way in.
If the SD card is inserted in
another device, it is not
recognized.
≥ Check that the device is compatible with the capacity or type
of SD card (SDHC Memory Card/SDXC Memory Card) that
you inserted. Refer to the operating instructions of the device
for details.
When connected by the
USB Cable, this unit is not
detected by the other
devices.
≥ When connected to other devices using only the battery,
reconnect using the AC adaptor.
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With a PC
Problem
Check points
When connected by the
USB Cable, this unit is not
detected by the PC.
≥ After re-inserting the SD card into the unit, reconnect the USB
Cable.
≥ Select another USB terminal on the PC.
≥ Check the operating environment. (l 102)
≥ Connect the USB Cable again after restarting the PC and
turning on this unit again.
When the USB Cable is
disconnected, an error
message will appear on
the PC.
≥ To disconnect the USB Cable safely, double-click the
icon in the task tray and follow the instructions on the screen.
Others
Problem
Check points
If the SD card is inserted in
this unit, it is not
recognized.
≥ If the SD card is formatted on a PC, it may not be recognized
by this unit. Use this unit to format SD cards. (l 38)
∫ If AVCHD scenes do not change smoothly when played back on
another device
The images may be still for several seconds at the joins between the scenes if the following
operations are performed when multiple scenes have been continuously played back using another
device.
≥ Just how smoothly the scenes will be played back depends on the playback device. Depending
on the device used, the images may stop moving and become still for a moment even when none
of the following conditions are applicable.
≥ A continuous recording of motion picture data that exceeds 4 GB may momentarily stop at every
4 GB of data when played back with another device.
Principal reasons for not playing back smoothly
≥ The recording format [PS] was switched to another recording format when a scene was
recorded
≥ When the scenes were recorded on different dates
≥ When scenes lasting under 3 seconds have been recorded
≥ When PRE-REC was used for recording
≥ When the Interval Recording is used
≥ When deleting scenes
≥ When scenes recorded more than 99 scenes on the same date
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About recovery
If faulty management information is found, the messages may appear and a repair is performed.
(Repairing may take time depending on the error.)
≥
is displayed when abnormal management information is detected when the scenes are
displayed in thumbnail.
Use a sufficiently charged battery or the AC adaptor.
Depending on the condition of the data, it may not be possible to completely repair the data.
If recovery fails, it will not be possible to play back scenes recorded before the unit turned off.
When data recorded on another device is recovered, it may not be possible to play back the data
on this unit or the other device.
≥ If recovery fails, turn the unit off and on again after waiting awhile. If recovery fails repeatedly,
format a media on the unit. Please be aware that if a media is formatted, then all the data
recorded on the media will be erased.
≥ If the thumbnail information is recovered, displaying the thumbnails may become slower.
≥
≥
≥
≥
Others
Updating the firmware incorporated
into the unit
Check the version of the camera in the main menu # [MAINTENANCE] # [VERSION], access the
latest information on the firmware from the website described below, and then download the
firmware as needed.
≥ Update completes by loading the downloaded files to the camera via the SD card. For details on
update, visit the support desk at the following website:
http://pro-av.panasonic.net
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Others
About copyright
∫ Carefully observe copyright
laws
IMPORTANT
“Unauthorized recording of copyrighted
television programs, video tapes and other
materials may infringe the right of
copyright owners and be contrary to
copyright laws.”
∫ Licenses
≥ SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC.
≥ “AVCHD”, “AVCHD Progressive” and the
“AVCHD Progressive” logo are trademarks of
Panasonic Corporation and Sony
Corporation.
≥ Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol
are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
≥ The terms HDMI and HDMI High-Definition
Multimedia Interface, and the HDMI Logo are
trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI
Licensing, LLC in the United States and other
countries.
≥ Microsoft® and Windows® are either
registered trademarks or trademarks of
Microsoft Corporation in the United States
and/or other countries.
≥ Microsoft product screen shot(s) reprinted
with permission from Microsoft Corporation.
≥ Intel®, Pentium®, Celeron® and Intel®Core™
are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the
U.S. and/or other countries.
≥ Mac and OS X are trademarks of Apple Inc.
registered in the U.S. and other countries.
≥ Other names of systems and products
mentioned in these instructions are usually
the registered trademarks or trademarks of
the manufacturers who developed the system
or product concerned.
receive remuneration to (i) encode video in
compliance with the AVC Standard (“AVC
Video”) and/or (ii) decode AVC Video that was
encoded by a consumer engaged in a personal
activity and/or was obtained from a video
provider licensed to provide AVC Video. No
license is granted or shall be implied for any
other use. Additional information may be
obtained from MPEG LA, L.L.C.
See http://www.mpegla.com
≥ Separate license contracts must be obtained
from MPEG LA where SD Memory Cards
containing information recorded with this
product are to be distributed to end users for
commercial purposes. “End user” refers to
persons or organizations handling such
contents for personal use.
This product is licensed under the AVC Patent
Portfolio License for the personal use of a
consumer or other uses in which it does not
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This product incorporates the following software:
(1) the software developed independently by or for Panasonic Corporation,
(2) the software owned by third party and licensed to Panasonic Corporation,
(3) the software licensed under the GNU General Public License, Version 2.0 (GPL V2.0),
(4) the software licensed under the GNU LESSER General Public License, Version 2.1
(LGPL V2.1), and/or
(5) open source software other than the software licensed under the GPL V2.0 and/or LGPL V2.1.
The software categorized as (3) - (5) are distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT
ANY WARRANTY, without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A
PARTICULAR PURPOSE. Refer to the detailed terms and conditions thereof, which can be
accessed by selecting [SOFTWARE INFO] in "Other Functions" as described in "Using the Menu" in
the Operating Instructions (PDF file).
At least three (3) years from delivery of this product, Panasonic will give to any third party who
contacts us at the contact information provided below, for a charge no more than our cost of
physically performing source code distribution, a complete machine-readable copy of the
corresponding source code covered under GPL V2.0 or LGPL V2.1, as well as the respective
copyright notice thereof.
Contact Information: oss-cd-request@gg.jp.panasonic.com
The source code and the copyright notice are also available for free in our website below.
http://panasonic.net/avc/oss/index.html
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Recording functions that cannot be
used simultaneously
Due to the specifications of this unit, depending on the recording function being used, it is not
possible to use or select certain other recording functions.
≥ “±”: Available; “s”: Not available*
* “Not available” includes instances where the desired function cannot be used or selected.
Recording
function to be set
Currently set recording function
Interval Rec
Interval Rec (l 125)
Super Slow
Recording
Relay recording
Simultaneous recording
s
±
±
±
±
Super Slow Recording
(l 76, 125)
±
Relay recording
(l 123)
s
s
Simultaneous
recording (l 124)
±
±
±
PRE-REC (l 75, 126)
s
s
±
±
Capture (l 73)
s
s
±
±
Black Fade (l 68)
s
s
±
±
White Fade (l 68)
s
s
±
±
Recording Check
(l 70)
s
±
±
s
Last Scene Delete
(l 70)
s
±
±
s
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Recording modes/approximate
recordable time
≥ SD cards are only mentioned with their main memory size. The stated times are the approximate
recordable times for continuous recording.
≥ “h” is an abbreviation for hour, “min” for minute and “s” for second.
≥ If recording for long periods, prepare batteries for 3 or 4 times the period you wish to record for. (l 26)
≥ The default setting for [REC MODE] is [AVCHD], and the default setting for [REC FORMAT] is
[PH 1080/50.00i].
≥ Maximum continuously recordable time for one scene: 10 hours*
≥ The recording is paused once when the recording time for one scene exceeds 10 hours, and the
recording will automatically resume after a few seconds.*
≥ For information on the maximum continuous recordable time for one scene during Super Slow
Recording, refer to page 77.
≥ The recordable time may be reduced if recording with a lot of action is recorded or recording of
short scene is repeated.
≥ The recordable times depends on the recording condition or card type to be recorded.
≥ For information on picture sizes, frame rates, and bit rates in [REC FORMAT], refer to page 116.
* Including when recording is performed with [2 SLOTS FUNC.] set to [RELAY REC]
≥ When [REC MODE] is set to [MOV] or [MP4]
Recording format
SD card
4 GB
16 GB
64 GB
10 min
40 min
2 h 40 min
[FHD 1080/50.00p 50M]
[FHD 1080/25.00p 50M]
[FHD 1080/50.00i 50M]
≥ When [REC MODE] is set to [AVCHD]
Recording format
SD card
4 GB
16 GB
64 GB
[PS 1080/50.00p]
19 min
1 h 20 min
5 h 20 min
[PH 1080/50.00i]
21 min
1 h 30 min
6h
[HA 1080/50.00i]
30 min
2h
8 h 30 min
[HE 1080/50.00i]
1 h 30 min
6 h 40 min
27 h 30 min
[PM 720/50.00p]
1h
4 h 15 min
17 h 10 min
[SA 576/50.00i]
1h
4h
16 h 30 min
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Approximate number of recordable
pictures
≥ SD cards are only mentioned with their main memory size. The stated number is the approximate
number of recordable pictures.
Picture size
Memory Card
Aspect ratio
2.1 M 1920k1080
0.9M 1280k720
16:9
0.2M 640k360
0.3M 640k480
4:3
4 GB
16 GB
3200
12500
64 GB
52000
7000
29000
118000
28000
117000
475000
≥ Maximum number of recordable pictures that can be displayed is 9999. If the number of
recordable pictures exceeds 9999, R 9999+ is displayed. The number will not change when the
picture is taken until the number of recordable pictures is 9999 or less.
≥ The number of recordable pictures depends on the recording condition or card type to be
recorded.
≥ The memory capacity indicated on the label of an SD card is the total of the capacity for copyright
protection and management and the capacity which can be used on the unit, a PC etc.
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Specification
Memory Card Camera-Recorder
Power source:
DC 7.2 V (When using battery)
DC 12 V (When using AC adaptor)
Power consumption:
27.4 W (During recording: 11.7 W; during
charging: 27.4 W)
indicates safety information
Recording format:
[MOV]/[MP4]/
AVCHD version 2.0
(AVCHD Progressive)
Motion picture compression:
MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
Audio compression:
[MOV]/[MP4]; Linear PCM
[AVCHD]; Dolby Digital
Motion picture recording:
Recording method; MOV, MP4, AVCHD
Recording format;
≥ When [REC MODE] = [MOV], [MP4]
[FHD 1080/50.00p 50M]/
[FHD 1080/25.00p 50M]/
[FHD 1080/50.00i 50M];
Average 50 Mbps (VBR)
≥ When [REC MODE] = [AVCHD]
[PS 1080/50.00p]; Average 25 Mbps (VBR)
[PH 1080/50.00i]; Average 21 Mbps (VBR)
[HA 1080/50.00i]; Average 17 Mbps (VBR)
[HE 1080/50.00i]; Average 5 Mbps (VBR)
[PM 720/50.00p]; Average 8 Mbps (VBR)
[SA 576/50.00i]
(When [ASPECT CONVERT] = [SIDE
CROP], [SQUEEZE]);
Average 9 Mbps (VBR)
Refer to page 157 for the picture size and
recordable time of a motion picture.
Still picture recording:
Recording method; JPEG corresponding
(Design rule for Camera File system, based on
Exif 2.2 standard)
Refer to page 158 for picture size of a still
picture and number of recordable pictures.
Recording media:
SDHC Memory Card (4 GB to 32 GB)/
SDXC Memory Card (48 GB to 128 GB);
UHS-I supported
Refer to page 27 for details on SD cards usable
in this unit.
Recording slots:
2 slots
2 Slot function:
Relay, simultaneous
System frequency:
50.00 Hz
Image sensor:
1/3.1z MOS image sensor
Effective pixels;
Motion picture/Still picture;
Approx. 6030 K (16:9)
Lens:
Auto Iris optical zoom (Full range AF)
F value (focal length)
F1.8 to F3.6 (Focal length; 4.08 mm to
81.6 mm)
35 mm equivalent;
Motion picture/Still picture;
29.5 mm to 612.0 mm (16:9)
Minimum focus distance;
Approx. 3 cm (Wide)/
Approx. 1.5 m (Tele)
Filter diameter:
49 mm
Zoom:
20k optical zoom, 40k i.Zoom,
2k/5k/10k digital zoom
White balance adjustment:
[ATW], [ATW LOCK], [Ach], [Bch],
preset 3200K, preset 5600K, VAR (2000K to
15000K)
Shutter speed:
1/6 to 1/8000
1/100 to 1/8000 (During Super Slow
Recording)
Super Slow Recording:
Recording frame rate; FHD 100 fps
Slow motion effect; 1/2 or 1/4 the normal
speed
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Image stabilizer function:
Optical (with 5-Axis Hybrid O.I.S.)
Level Shot Function:
[ON]/[OFF]
Monitor:
7.5 cm (3z) wide LCD monitor
(Approx. 460 K dots)
Viewfinder:
0.6 cm (0.24z) wide EVF
(Approx. 1555 K dots equivalent)
Microphone:
Stereo microphone
Minimum required illumination:
Approx. 1.2 lx (at a Super Gain value of
36 dB and a shutter speed of 1/25)
Built-in LED light:
Illumination level; Approx. 300 lx (1.0 m)
With the diffusion filter; Approx. 70 lx (1.0 m)
Illuminating angle; Approx. 30o
Color temperature; Approx. 5000 K
With the color conversion filter; Approx. 3000 K
Video output:
HDMI Type A connector video output level;
1080/50.00p/25.00p/50.00i,
720/50.00p, 576/50.00p,
VIERA Link not supported
AV connector video output level;
1.0 Vp-p, 75 h
Audio output:
HDMI Type A connector audio output level;
Linear PCM
AV connector audio output level (Line);
2 ch
Headphone output;
3.5 mm stereo mini jack
Camera remote terminal:
2.5 mm super mini jack k1 (ZOOM S/S)
3.5 mm mini jack k1 (FOCUS/IRIS)
XLR audio input terminals:
XLR (3 pin) k2 (INPUT1/INPUT2)
LINE; 0 dBu/+4 dBu (switch with the menu)
MIC; j40 dBu/j50 dBu/j60 dBu (switch with
the menu)
USB:
[DEVICE]; USB terminal Type Micro B;
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), used for the mass
storage function (read only)
[HOST]; USB terminal Type A
Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), (for external media
device connection*), bus power supported
* External media device with a capacity of
32 GB or below or a capacity above 2 TB
cannot be used.
Dimensions:
170 mm (W)k170 mm (H)k335 mm (D)
(including lens hood and eye cup)
Mass:
Approx. 1500 g
[without battery (supplied) and an SD card
(optional)]
Mass in operation:
Approx. 1620 g
[with battery (supplied) and an SD card
(optional)]
Operating temperature:
0 oC to 40 oC
Operating humidity:
10%RH to 80%RH
Battery operation time:
See page 26
AC adaptor
Power source:
AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz
79 VA (for AC 100 V)
99 VA (for AC 240 V)
Power output:
DC 12 V, 3.0 A, 36 W
indicates safety information
Ambient operating temperature:
0 oC to 40 oC
Ambient operating humidity:
10%RH to 90%RH (no condensation)
Mass:
Approx. 225 g
Dimensions (WkHkD):
115 mmk37 mmk57 mm
(Excluding the DC cord portion)
The symbols on this product (including the
accessories) represent the following:
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AC
DC
Class II equipment (The construction of
the product is double-insulated.)
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