User Manual High Deﬁnition Digital Camcorder www.samsung.com/register HMX-H200BN/HMX-H200SN/HMX-H200LN/HMX-H200RN HMX-H203BN/HMX-H203SN/HMX-H203LN/HMX-H203RN HMX-H204BN/HMX-H204SN/HMX-H204LN/HMX-H204RN HMX-H205BN/HMX-H205SN/HMX-H205LN/HMX-H205RN HMX-H220BN/HMX-H220SN/HMX-H220LN/HMX-H220RN key features of your full HD camcorder High Sensitivity BSI CMOS Sensor Samsung’s newly developed BSI CMOS Image Sensor provides double the light sensitivity of normal CMOS sensors and reduces light loss. You’ll get superior pictures with much clearer images under low light conditions. Normal CMOS BSI CMOS Full HD 1080 Viewing Performance Your camcorder uses advanced H.264 compression technology to give you the clearest video quality. Its full HD resolution displays your pictures more clearly than normal standard (SD) quality pictures. High-Deﬁnition (Full HD) Standard-Deﬁnition (SD) 1920 720 1080 <Wide Full HD Camcorder (1080i/16:9)> 480 <Standard Digital Camcorder (480p)> SSD (Solid State Drive) for Built-in Storage Media (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) Your camcorder uses an advanced SSD technology (based on ﬂash memory) for its built-in memory. The SSD helps the camcorder boot, read data, and operate software much faster than normal HDD (Hard Disk Drives). Also, SSD is very stable, durable, and makes less noise while in operation. It is environmentfriendly because low electric power is required. Touch panel adopted You can play recorded images and set functions by simply tapping on the LCD screen. Dual Recording While recording full HD videos, you can capture still images with the simple push of a button. Capture still images and save them to the storage. Shooting Custom Scenes In Scene mode, appropriate options are pre-set for each kind of scene. Select a scene that matches your shot for easy shooting. ii Shift over wider range of motion with Smart OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) Smart OIS improves on existing Optical Image Stabilization by allowing the camcorder lens to shift over wider range of motion in wide/tele zoom position. This allows the camcorder to compensate for greater degrees of camcorder shake and delivers a stunning level of image smoothness. Magic Finger Focus, Magic Finger Shot To focus on a subject, just touch the screen and shoot. Your camcorder optimizes the focus for the touched point, giving you professional results with one easy operation. You can also focus on your subject and take a photo with a touch of your ﬁnger. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU Smart Auto with Self-Decision on Situation In Smart Auto mode, your camcorder automatically chooses the appropriate camcorder settings based on the type of scene it detects. Smart Auto mode is helpful if you are not familiar the best camcorder settings for various scenes. Time Lapse Recording Catches the Moment Time lapse recording lets you capture the blooming of ﬂowers or the passage of clouds like the pros. Use this function to make UGC (User-Generated Content ) videos, artistic recordings, eductational programs or documentary videos. Make All Your Recordings with a Simple VIEW Button! Press the iView button to preview your storyboards before printing them. It’s a quick and easy way to see a digest of what you’ve recorded without having to view the whole video. Video digests and storyboard printing The Digest/Storyboard function captures 16 still images from the video you select and saves the images to the storage media. You get a quick overview of your video a real help when you want to review a video quickly. Direct Upload of Your Videos to the Web! Intelli-studio built-in editing software installs directly from your camcorder to your PC when you connect the camcorder to your PC via USB cable. Using Intelli-studio, you can upload your videos and photos to your PC with ease and upload them directly to YouTube, Flickr or Facebook. Sharing videos with your friends and family is simpler than ever. iii before reading this user manual SAFETY WARNINGS What the icons and signs in this user manual mean; Means that there is a potential risk of death or serious injury. WARNING CAUTION CAUTION Means that there is a potential risk of personal injury or damage to the product. To reduce the risk of ﬁre, explosion, electric shock, or personal injury when using your camcorder, follow these basic safety precautions. Means hints or referential pages that may be helpful when operating the camcorder. These warning signs are here to prevent injury to you and others. Please follow them explicitly. After reading this section, keep it in a safe place for future reference. PRECAUTIONS Warning! t 8IFOVTJOHUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUFSXJUIZPVSDBNDPSEFSDPOOFDUUIFBEBQUFSUPBO outlet with protective grounding. t %POPUFYQPTFUIFDBNDPSEFSCBUUFSZUPEJSFDUTVOMJHIUIFBUFSTSBEJBUPSTmSFPSBOZ other source of excessive heat. Caution If you replace the battery with the wrong battery, you can cause an explosion. Replace only with the same battery or an equivalent type. If you plug the AC adapter into a 240V AC outlet, be sure to use a suitable plug adapter. iv IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON USE Before using this camcorder t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSSFDPSETWJEFPJO) (MPEG4 part10/AVC) format and in High Deﬁnition Video (HD-VIDEO) or Standard %FmOJUJPO7JEFP4%7*%&0 t 1MFBTFOPUFUIBUUIJTDBNDPSEFSJTOPU compatible with other digital video GPSNBUT t #FGPSFSFDPSEJOHJNQPSUBOUWJEFPNBLFB USJBMSFDPSEJOH Play back your trial recording to make sure the video and audio have been recorded properly. t The recorded contents cannot be compensated for: - Samsung cannot compensate for any damage caused when a recording cannot be played back because of a defect in the camcorder or memory card. Samsung cannot be responsible for your recorded video and audio. - Recorded contents may be lost due to a mistake when handling this camcorder or memory card, etc. Samsung shall not be responsible for compensation for damages due to the loss of recorded contents. t Make a backup of important recorded EBUB Protect your important recorded data by copying the ﬁles to a PC. We also recommend you to copy it from your PC to other recording media for storage. Refer to the software installation and USB connection guide. t Copyrights: Please note that this camcorder is intended for individual use POMZ Data recorded on the storage media in this camcorder using other digital/analog media or devices is protected by the copyright act and cannot be used without permission of the owner of the copyright, except for personal enjoyment. Even if you record an event such as a show, performance or exhibition for personal enjoyment, it is strongly recommended that you obtain permission beforehand. About this user manual Thank you for purchasing this Samsung Camcorder. Please read this user manual carefully before you use the camcorder and keep it handy for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to Troubleshooting. This User Manual covers HMX-H200, HMX-H220, ).9)).9)BOE).9)NPEFMT t The HMX-H203, HMX-H204, and HMX-H205 have a 8GB, 16GB, and 32GB built-in storage media (SSD) respectively but also use memory cards. t 5IF).9))EPOPUIBWFCVJMUJO storage media (SSD) and use memory cards. Although some features of HMX-H200/H220 models are different, they operate in the same way. t *MMVTUSBUJPOTPGNPEFM).9)BSFVTFEJOUIJT user manual. t 5IFEJTQMBZTJOUIJTVTFSNBOVBMNBZOPUCF exactly the same as those you see on the LCD screen. t %FTJHOTBOETQFDJmDBUJPOTPGUIFDBNDPSEFS and other accessories are subject to change without any notice. v before reading this user manual • In this user manual, the icon or symbol in the parenthesis appearing in a description of a submenu item indicates it will appear on the screen when setting the corresponding item. Ex) Submenu item of “Video Quality” page 54 - “Super Fine” ( ): Records in the Super Fine quality. (If set, corresponding icon ( ) will appear on the screen.) The following terms are used in this manual: • ‘Scene’ refers to the point where you press the Record Start/Stop button to start recording until you press again to pause the recording. • The terms ‘photo’ and ‘still image’ are used interchangeably with the same meaning. For Open Source License information, refer to the “OpenSource-H200.pdf” in the provided CD-ROM. vi Notes regarding trademarks • All the trade names and registered trademarks mentioned in this manual or other documentation provided with your Samsung product are trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective holders. • The SD logo is a trademark. The SDHC logo is a trademark. • Microsoft®, Windows®, Windows Vista ® and DirectX® are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • Intel®, Core™, and Pentium® are the registered trademarks or trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the United States and other countries. • Macintosh, Mac OS are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. • YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc. • Flickr™ is a trademark of Yahoo. • Facebook is a trademark of Facebook Inc. • HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC. • Adobe, the Adobe logo, and Adobe Acrobat are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the United States and/or other countries. • All the other product names mentioned here in may be the trademark or registered trademarks of their respect companies. Furthermore, “TM” and “®” are not mentioned in each case in this manual. important safety instructions CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. This symbol indicates that dangerous voltage consisting a risk of electric shock is present within this unit. This symbol indicates that there are important operating and maintenance instructions in the literature accompanying this unit. Warning To Reduce The Risk Of Fire Or Electric Shock, Do Not Expose This Apparatus To Rain Or Moisture. Caution Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects ﬁlled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus. To disconnect the apparatus from the mains, the plug must be pulled out from the mains socket, therefore the mains plug shall be readily operable. 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. . Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including ampliﬁers) that produce heat. 9. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized or grounding-type plug. A polarized plug has two blades with one wider than the other. A grounding type plug has two blades and a third grounding prong. The wide blade or the third prong are provided for your safety. If the provided plug does not ﬁt into your outlet, consult an electrician for replacement of the obsolete outlet. 10. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 11. Only use attachment/accessories speciﬁed by the manufacturer. 12. Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table speciﬁed by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from tipover. 13. Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 14. Refer all servicing to qualiﬁed service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as powersupply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. vii important safety instructions 15. Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing and no objects ﬁlled with liquids, such as vases, shall be placed on the apparatus. VENTILATION: Slots and openings in the cabinet are provided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the CAMCORDER and to protect it from overheating. These openings must not be blocked or covered. Never place your CAMCORDER on a bed, sofa, rug, or other similar surface: on or near a radiator or heat register. This CAMCORDER should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the manufacturer’s instructions have been adhered to. 17. POWER SOURCES: The CAMCORDER should be operated only from the type of power source indicated on the label. If you are not sure of the type of power supply at your home, consult your appliance dealer or local power company. A CAMCORDER is intended to be operated from battery power, or other sources, refer to the operating instructions. 20. OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING: CAMCORDER, be sure the antenna or cable system is grounded to provide some protection against voltage surges and built-up static charges, Section 810 of the National Electrical Code, ANSI/NFPA No. 70-1984, provides information with respect to proper grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire and supporting structure, grounding of the mast and supporting structure, grounding of the lead-in wire to an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding to conductors, location of antenna-discharge unit, connection to grounding electrodes and requirements for the grounding electrode. See ﬁgure below. ANTENNA LEAD IN WIRE GROUND CLAMP ANTENNA DISCHARGE UNIT (NEC SECTION 810-20) ELECTRIC SERVICE EQUIPMENT GROUNDING CONDUCTORS (NEC SECTION 810-21) GROUND CLAMPS POWER SERVICE GROUNDING ELECTRODE SYSTEM (NEC ART 250, PART H) NEC NATIONAL ELECTRICAL CODE 18. GROUNDING OR POLARIZATION: This CAMCORDER may be equipped with either a polarized 2-wire AC line plug (a plug having one blade wider than the other) or a 3-wire grounding type plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin. If you are unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug still fails to ﬁt, contact your electrician to replace your outlet. Do not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug. 19. POWER-CORD PROTECTION: Power-supply cords should be routed so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords or plugs, convenient receptacles, and the point where they exit from the unit. viii 21. LIGHTNING: For added protection of this CAMCORDER during a lightning storm or when it is left unattended and unused for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage to the CAMCORDER due to lightning and powerline surges. 22. POWER LINES: An outside antenna system should not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric light or power circuits where it can fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system, extreme care should be taken to keep from touching such power lines or circuits as contact with them might be fatal. 23. OVERLOADING: Do not overload wall outlets and extension cords as this can result in a risk of ﬁre or electric shock. 24. OBJECTS AND LIQUIDS: Never push objects of any kind into this CAMCORDER through openings as they may touch dangerous voltage points or short out a part that could result in a ﬁre or electric shock. Never spill liquids of any kind onto the CAMCORDER. Should spillage occur, unplug unit and have it checked by a technician before use. 25. SERVICING: Do not attempt to service this CAMCORDER yourself. Opening or removing covers may expose you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to qualiﬁed service personnel. 26. DAMAGE REQUIRING SERVICE: Unplug this CAMCORDER from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualiﬁed service personnel under the following conditions: B When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged. b. If any liquid has been spilled onto, or objects have fallen into the CAMCORDER. c. If the CAMCORDER has been exposed to rain or water. d. If the CAMCORDER does not operate normally by following the operating instructions, adjust only those controls that are covered by the operating instructions. Improper adjustment of other controls may result in damage and will often require extensive work by a qualiﬁed technician to restore the CAMCORDER to its normal operation. e. If the CAMCORDER has been dropped or the cabinet has been damaged. f. When the CAMCORDER exhibits a distinct change in performance, this indicates a need for service. 27. REPLACEMENT PARTS: When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts speciﬁed by the manufacturer and having the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in ﬁre, electric shock or other hazards. 28. SAFETY CHECK: Upon completion of any service or repairs to this CAMCORDER, ask the service technician to perform safety checks to determine that the CAMCORDER is in safe operating order. 29. To prevent damage which may result in ﬁre or shock hazard, do not expose this appliance to rain or moisture. 30. If this power supply is used at 240V ac, a suitable plug adaptor should be used. 31. This product is covered by one or more of the following U.S. patents: 5,060,220 5,457,669 5,561,649 5,705,762 5,987,4176,043,912 6,222,983 6,272,096 6,377,524 6,377,5316,385,587 6,389,570 6,408,408 6,466,532 6,473,7366,477,501 6,480,829 6,556,520 6,556,521 6,556,5226,578,163 6,594,208 6,631,110 6,658,588 6,674,6976,674,957 6,687,455 6,697,307 6,707,985 6,721,2436,721,493 6,728,474 6,741,535 6,744,713 6,744,9726,765,853 6,765,853 6,771,890 6,771,891 6,775,4656,778,755 6,788,629 6,788,630 6,795,637 6,810,2016,862,256 6,868,054 6,894,963 6,937,552 ix important safety instructions USER INSTALLER CAUTION: Your authority to operate this FCC certiﬁed equipment could be voided if you make changes or modiﬁcations not expressly approved by this party responsible for compliance to part 15 FCC rules. NOTE: Hg LAMP(S) INSIDE THIS PRODUCT CONTAIN MERCURY AND MUST BE RECYCLED OR DISPOSED OF ACCORDING TO LOCAL, STATE OR FEDERAL LAWS. For details see lamprecycle.org, eiae.org, or call 1-800-Samsung (7267864) CALIFORNIA USA ONLY This Perchlorate warning applies only to primary CR (Manganese Dioxide) Lithium coin cells in the product sold or distributed ONLY in California USA “ Perchlorate Material - special handling may BQQMZ4FFXXXEUTDDBHPWIB[BSEPVTXBTUF QFSDIMPSBUFw NOTE: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: - Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. - Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. - Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. - Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help and for additional suggestions. The user may ﬁnd the following booklet prepared by the Federal Communications Commission helpful: “How to Identify and Resolve RadioTV Interference Problems.” This Booklet is available from the U.S. Government Printing Ofﬁce, Washington, D.C. 20402, Stock No. 004-000-00345-4. FCC Warning The user is cautioned that changes or modiﬁcations not expressly approved by the manufacturer could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions; (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. x safety information The safety precautions illustrated below are to prevent personal injury or material damages. Heed all instructions carefully. WARNING Prohibited action. Do not touch the product. Do not disassemble the product. This precaution must be kept. Means that there is a potential risk of serious personal injury. CAUTION Means that there is a potential risk of personal injury or damage to the product Unplug from the power supply. W W 4 4 WARNING W 4 W 4 Do not allow water or metal and inﬂammable matter to enter the camcorder or AC power adaptor. Doing so may pose a ﬁre hazard. W 4 OI L Do not overload outlets or extension cords as this may result in abnormal heat or ﬁre. Using the camcorder at temperatures over 60Ⳅ(140ⳅ) may result in ﬁre. Keeping the battery at a high temperature may cause an explosion. W SAND 4 No sand or dust! Fine sand or dust entering the camcorder or AC power adaptor could cause malfunctions or defects. No oil! Oil entering the camcorder or AC power adaptor could cause electric shock, malfunctions or defects. Do not aim the camcorder directly into the sun. Doing so could cause eye injuries, as well as lead to malfunctioning of internal parts of the product. Do not bend the powercord or damage the AC power adaptor by pressing on it with a heavy object. There may be a risk of ﬁre or electric shock. Do not disconnect the AC adaptor by pulling on its power-cord, as this could damage the power-cord. Do not use the AC adaptor if it has damaged, split or broken cords or wires. Doing so may cause ﬁre or electric shock. xi safety information ng ani cle Do not dispose of battery in a ﬁre as it may explode. Never use cleaning ﬂuid or similar chemicals. Do not spray cleaners directly on the camcorder. Keep the used lithium battery or memory card out of the reach of children. If the lithium battery or memory card is swallowed by children, consult physician immediately. Do not plug or unplug the power cord with wet hands. There is a risk of electric shock. W 4 Do not connect the AC adaptor unless the plug can be fully inserted with no part of the blades exposed. d flui W 4 W 4 Keep the camcorder away from water when used near the beach or pool or when it rains. There is a risk of malfunction or electric shock. W 4 When cleaning the AC adaptor, unplug the power-cord. There is a risk of malfunction or electric shock. W 4 Keep the power-cord unplugged when not in use or during lightning storms. There is a risk of ﬁre. W 4 xii If the camcorder malfunctions, immediately detach the AC adaptor or battery from the camcorder. There is a risk of ﬁre or injury. Do not attempt to disassemble, repair, or reform the camcorder or the AC adaptor to avoid a risk of ﬁre or electric shock. If the camcorder makes an abnormal sound, or smell or smokes, unplug the power-cord immediately and request service from a Samsung service center. There is a risk of ﬁre or personal injury. W 4 CAUTION W 4 Do not drop or expose the camcorder, battery, AC adaptor or other accessories to severe vibrations or impact. This may cause a malfunction or injury. Do not use the camcorder on a tripod (not supplied) in a place where it is subject to severe vibrations or impact. Do not leave the camcorder in a closed vehicle for a long time, where the temperature is very high. Do not expose the camcorder to soot or steam. Thick soot or steam could damage the camcorder case or cause a malfunction. W 4 Do not press the surface of the LCD with force, or hit it with a sharp object. If you push the LCD surface, display unevenness may occur. W 4 W 4 Do not use the camcorder near direct sunlight or heating equipment. This may cause a malfunction or injury. W INSECT ICIDE 4 Do not expose the camcorder to insecticide. Insecticide entering the camcorder could fail the product to operate normally. Turn the camcorder off and cover it with vinyl sheet, etc. before using insecticide. Do not expose the camcorder to sudden changes in temperature or a humid place. There is also a risk of defect or electric shock when using outdoors during lightning storms. W 4 Do not use the camcorder near dense exhaust gas generated by gasoline or diesel engines, or corrosive gas such as hydrogen sulphide. Doing so may corrode the external or internal terminals, disabling normal operation. W 4 Do not place the camcorder with the open LCD screen down Do not wipe the camcorder body with benzene or thinner. The exterior coating could peel off or the case surface could deteriorate. Do not leave the LCD screen open when not using the camcorder. xiii W 4 W 4 safety information W 4 W 4 Do not use the camcorder near TV or radio: This could cause noise on the TV screen or to radio broadcasts. Do not use the camcorder near strong radio waves or magnetism such as speakers and a large motor. Noise could enter video or audio that are being recorded. W 4 w T Do not hold the camcorder by the LCD monitor when lifting it. The LCD screen could detach and the camcorder may fall. w T W W 4 Use Samsung-approved accessories only. Using products from other manufacturers may cause overheating, ﬁre, explosion, electric shock or personal injuries caused by abnormal operation. W 4 Use the mains plug where it can be readily operable. If any problem occurs with the product, the mains plug must be removed to disconnect power completely. Turning off the power button on the product does not completely disconnect the power. xiv 4 Place the camcorder on a stable surface and a place with ventilation openings. Keep important data separately. Samsung is not responsible for data loss. contents QUICK START GUIDE 07 07 GETTING TO KNOW THE CAMCORDER 11 12 14 What’s included with your camcorder Location of controls Identifying the screen displays 11 16 GETTING STARTED 18 Using the battery Checking the battery state BASIC OPERATION OF THE CAMCORDER 21 22 23 24 24 Turning your camcorder on/off Switching to the power saving mode Setting the operation modes Using the display( ) button Using the touch panel 25 Setting the time zone and date/time for the ﬁrst time Selecting the languages 21 25 FIRST TIME SETTINGS GETTING READY TO START RECORDING 27 26 27 28 29 31 32 32 33 Selecting the storage media (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) Inserting / ejecting a memory card (not supplied) Selecting a suitable memory card (not supplied) Recordable time and capacity Attaching the grip belt Adjusting the LCD screen Basic camcorder positioning 3 contents BASIC RECORDING 34 34 36 42 Recording videos Capturing photos during video recording (dual recording) Recording photos Recording with ease for beginners (Smart Auto) Capturing photos while playing back videos Zooming Setting the anti-shake (OIS: Optical Image Stabilizer) Using back light compensation mode 43 44 46 47 48 Changing the playback mode Playing back videos Viewing photos Viewing a slide show Zooming during photo playback 49 50 52 53 54 54 55 55 56 58 59 59 60 61 62 63 63 64 64 65 66 68 69 Handling menus and quick menus Menu items Quick menu items Scene Video Resolution Video Quality Photo Resolution Photo Sharpness White Balance Aperture Shutter EV Focus Digital Effect Fader Tele Macro Cont. Shot Wind Cut Digital Zoom Self Timer Time Lapse REC Quick View Guideline 37 38 39 40 41 BASIC PLAYBACK 43 49 ADVANCED RECORDING 4 70 71 72 73 73 Play Option Highlight VIEW Story-Board Print File Info SYSTEM SETTING 74 74 74 75 76 76 77 77 78 78 79 79 80 80 81 82 83 84 84 85 86 87 87 88 88 89 Storage Type (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) Storage Info (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) Card Info (HMX-H200/H220 only) Format File No. Time Zone Date/Time Set Date Type Time Type Date/Time Display LCD Brightness Auto LCD Off Beep Sound Shutter Sound Auto Power Off Quick On STBY PC Software USB Connect HDMI TV Out Analog TV Out TV Connect Guide TV Display Default Set Language Demo Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) EDITING VIDEO CLIPS 90 91 Dividing a video Combining videos 92 93 94 95 Playlist Creating the playlist Arranging videos in the playlist Deleting videos from the playlist. ADVANCED PLAYBACK 70 74 90 92 EDITING THE PLAYLIST 5 contents FILE MANAGEMENT 96 99 102 107 PRINTING PHOTOS CONNECTING TO A TV DUBBING VIDEOS USING WITH A WINDOWS COMPUTER 108 TROUBLESHOOTING MAINTENANCE & ADDITIONAL INFORMATION SPECIFICATIONS 97 98 Protection from accidental erasure Deleting ﬁles Copying ﬁles (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) 99 DPOF printing setting 100 Direct printing with a pictbridge printer 102 Connecting to a high deﬁnition TV 104 Connecting to a regular TV 106 Viewing on a TV screen 107 Dubbing to a VCR or DVD/HDD recorder 108 Checking your computer type 109 What you can do with a windows computer 110 Using the Intelli-studio program 115 Using as a removable storage device 117 Warning indicators and messages 121 Symptoms and solutions 128 Maintenance 129 Additional information 130 Using your camcorder abroad 131 Speciﬁcations quick start guide This quick start guide introduces the basic operation and features of your camcorder. See the reference pages for more information. :PVDBOSFDPSEWJEFPTJO)GPSNBU You can record videos in H.264 format that is convenient to email and share with your friends and family. You can also take photos with your camcorder. STEP1: Get ready 1. Insert a memory card. t :PVDBOVTFDPNNFSDJBMMZBWBJMBCMF4%)$4% High Capacity) or SD memory cards with this camcorder. t Set the appropriate storage media. page 27 (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) Label pasting portion 2. Attach the battery to the camcorder. page 16 t Align the battery with the indicator (▲) on the battery compartment, and then push the battery in the direction of the arrow. 3. Charge the battery fully. page 17 t The battery is fully charged when the CHG (charging) indicator light turns green. STEP2: Record with your camcorder Zoom lever PHOTO button MODE button Mode indicator Recording start/stop button LCD screen Your camcorder turns on when you open the LCD screen. 7 quick start guide Recording videos with HD (high deﬁnition) image quality Your camcorder uses advanced H.264 compression technology give you the clearest video quality. page 54 1. Open the LCD screen. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSUVSOTPOXIFO you open the LCD screen. Recording photos 1. Open the LCD screen. 2. Press the PHOTO button lightly to adjust the focus, then press it fully (a shutter click sounds). 2. Press the Recording start/stop button. t 5PTUPQSFDPSEJOHQSFTTUIF Recording start/stop button. 00:00:00 [307Min] MENU Tip Using ‘Quick On STBY’ by opening/closing the LCD screen. page 82 When you close the LCD screen during standby, your camcorder goes to Quick On STBY mode (power saving mode). You can start recording quickly when you open the LCD screen. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSJTDPNQBUJCMFXJUI)GPSNBUi<)%>J” which provides highly detailed, beautiful images. t 5IFEFGBVMUTFUUJOHJTi<)%>J”. You can also record with SD (standard deﬁnition) video quality. t :PVDBOBMTPUBLFQIPUPTXIJMFSFDPSEJOHWJEFPTpage 36 8 STEP3: Play back videos or photos Viewing videos or photos on the LCD screen You can ﬁnd your desired recordings quickly by using the thumbnail index view. 1. Touch the Play ( ) tab on the screen in STBY mode. 2. Touch the thumbnail ( STBY 00:00:00 HD / SD / ) tab, then touch the desired image. [307Min] HD SD 9999 3/3 MENU MENU Viewing on a high deﬁnition TV t :PVDBOFOKPZ)%IJHIEFmOJUJPO WJEFPTpages 102~103 You can also play back videos on a SD (standard deﬁnition) image quality TV. pages 104~105 STEP4: Save recorded videos or photos Simple and fun! Enjoy the various features of Intelli-studio POZPVS8JOEPXTDPNQVUFS Using the Intelli-studio program built into your camcorder, you can import videos/photos into your computer and edit or share the videos/photos with your friends and family. For details, see pages 110~114. 9 quick start guide Importing and viewing videos/photos from the camcorder to your PC 1. Launch the Intelli-studio program by connecting the camcorder to your PC via USB cable. t "OFXmMFTBWJOHTDSFFOBQQFBSTXJUIUIF Intelli-studio main window. Click “Yes”, the uploading procedure will start. Contents Manager Saved ﬁles into your PC 2. The new ﬁles are saved to your PC and registered to “Contents Manager” on the Intelli-studio program. t :PVDBOBSSBOHFUIFmMFTCZEJGGFSFOU options such as Date, Location, etc. 3. You can double-click on the ﬁle you would like to start playback. Folders directory on your PC Sharing the videos/photos onto YouTube/Flickr/FaceBook Share your contents with the world by uploading videos and photos directly to a web site with one click. $MJDLi4IBSFwi6QMPBEwUBCPOUIFCSPXTFSpage 113 The Intelli-studio runs automatically when you connect the camcorder to a Windows computer if you have speciﬁed “PC Software: On” in the Settings menu. page 83 STEP5: Delete videos or photos If the storage media is full, you cannot record new videos or photos. Delete videos or photos that you have saved to a computer from the camcorder’s storage media. Then you can record new videos or photos on newly freed up space. Touch the Play ( 10 ) tab Menu ( ) tab i%FMFUFwPOUIF-$%TDSFFO page 97 getting to know the camcorder WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH YOUR CAMCORDER Your new camcorder comes with the following accessories. If any of these items is missing from your box, call Samsung’s Customer Care Center. Model name HMX-H200BN/HMX-H200SN HMX-H200LN/HMX-H200RN HMX-H220BN/HMX-H220SN HMX-H220LN/HMX-H220RN HMX-H203BN/HMX-H203SN HMX-H203LN/HMX-H203RN HMX-H204BN/HMX-H204SN HMX-H204LN/HMX-H204RN HMX-H205BN/HMX-H205SN HMX-H205LN/HMX-H205RN Internal memory Color Memory card slot LCD screen Lens Black/ Silver/ Blue/ Red 1 slot Color / Touch panel 20x (Optical) 200x (Digital) - 8GB 16GB 32GB t "MUIPVHITPNFGFBUVSFTPGUIFNPEFMTBSFEJGGFSFOUUIFZPQFSBUFJOUIFTBNFXBZ Battery AC power adaptor (IA-BP210E) (AD43-00196A) (AA-MA9 type) (AD44-00151A) DI AU O Checking your accessories Component/ AV cable (AD39-00142D) USB cable (AD39-00169A) Optional accessories User manual CD Quick start guide (AD46-00302A) (AD68-04673A) Mini HDMI cable Memory card Carrying case (AD39-00159A) (1109-001415) (AD69-00929A) t 5IFFYBDUBQQFBSBODFPGFBDIJUFNNBZWBSZCZNPEFM t 5IFDPOUFOUTNBZWBSZEFQFOEJOHPOUIFTBMFTSFHJPO t 1BSUTBOEBDDFTTPSJFTBSFBWBJMBCMFGPSQVSDIBTFBUZPVSMPDBM4BNTVOHEFBMFS4".46/(JT not responsible for reduced battery life time or malfunctions caused by any unauthorized use of accessories such as the AC power adaptor or the batteries. t A memory card is not included. See page 29 for memory cards compatible with your camcorder. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSJODMVEFTUIFVTFSNBOVBM$%BOEQSJOUFERVJDLTUBSUHVJEF 11 getting to know the camcorder LOCATION OF CONTROLS Front/Left Lens Lens open/close switch Q.MENU button Zoom (W/T) button Recording start/stop button TFT LCD screen (Touch screen) Jack cover ( ) Component/AV jack HDMI jack USB jack Power ( ) button Display ( ) button Backlight ( ) button Anti-shake (OIS) ( ) button SMART AUTO / VIEW button During a recording, be careful not to block the internal microphone and lens. 12 Rear/Right/Top/Bottom MODE button / Mode indicator : Record mode (Video/Photo) : Play mode Zoom (W/T) lever PHOTO button Built-in speaker Internal microphone Recording start/stop button Charging (CHG) indicator DC IN jack Jack cover Grip belt Battery release switch Tripod receptacle Memory card slot Memory card cover Grip belt hook 13 getting to know the camcorder IDENTIFYING THE SCREEN DISPLAYS The available functions vary depending on the operation mode you’ve selected and different indicators appear depending on the setting values. PRECHECK! t This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in the record ( ) mode only. t Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 Record mode 1 2 3 STBY 00:00:00 b 4 1Sec/24Hr 5 [307Min] 8 9999 9 a 0 ) ( F3.5 * - 0.3 ! Card Full ! @ JAN/01/2010 12:00AM & ^ % MENU $ # 1 6 b 2 ) $ ( S.1/60 t t t t t 14 1 2 6 7 3 4 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 17 18 19 20 21 22 Record mode (Video/Photo) Operating status (STBY (standby) / (recording)) / Self Timer* Time counter (video recording time) Warning indicators and messages Remaining recordable time Storage media (Memory card or internal memory (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only)) Battery info. (remaining battery level) Image counter (total number of recordable photo images), Photo Resolution, Video Quality, Video Resolution Anti-shake (OIS) Tele Macro*, Back light Cont. Shot, Wind cut Analog TV Out (when component/AV cable is connected), Photo sharpness Menu tab Optical zoom / Digital zoom bar Date/Time Time Zone (visit) Play tab EV (Exposure Value)* Manual aperture* / Manual shutter* Manual focus* / Touch Point* White Balance, Fader* SCENE / Smart Auto, Digital Effect, Time Lapse REC* 4FUUJOHTPGGVODUJPOTNBSLFEXJUIBSFOPUSFUBJOFEXIFOUIFDBNDPSEFSJTUVSOFEPGG 5IFPOTDSFFOJOEJDBUPSTBSFCBTFEPOBO(#4%)$NFNPSZDBSEDBQBDJUZ 5IFBCPWFTDSFFOJTJMMVTUSBUFEGPSFYQMBOBUJPOQVSQPTFTBOENBZEJGGFSGSPNUIFBDUVBMEJTQMBZ 'PSXBSOJOHJOEJDBUPSTBOENFTTBHFTTFFQBHFT_ 5IFBCPWFJMMVTUSBUFEJUFNTBOEUIFJSQPTJUJPOTDBOCFDIBOHFEXJUIPVUOPUJDFGPSUIFQVSQPTFPG better performance. t 5IFUPUBMOVNCFSPGSFDPSEBCMFQIPUPTJTDPVOUFECBTFEPOBWBJMBCMFTQBDFPOUIFTUPSBHFNFEJB t The maximum number of recordable photo images on the On Screen Display (OSD) is “9999.” t This camcorder provides one record mode which combines the video and photo record modes. You can easily record videos or photos in the same mode without having to change it. PRECHECK! t This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in video play ( HD / SD ) mode only. ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Select the Play ( Video play mode 1 23 % 4 5 6 7 00:00:05/00:00:50 100_0001 $ JAN/01/2010 12:00AM # 8 9 9 10 11 MENU ! 7 8 Card Full ! @ 1 2 3 4 5 0 6 15 5 12 13 14 15 Video play mode Operating status (play/pause) File name (ﬁle number) Playback time/recorded time Warning indicators and messages/ Volume control Storage media (Memory card or internal memory (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only)) Battery info. (remaining battery level) Analog TV Out (when component/AV cable is connected), Video Quality, Video Resolution Date/Time Menu tab Playback control tabs (skip/search/play/pause/ slow playback) Return tab Volume tab Protect Play Option t 5IFQMBZCBDLDPOUSPMUBCTEJTBQQFBSBGFXTFDPOETBGUFSBWJEFPQMBZCBDL5PVDIBOZXIFSFPOUIF screen to display them again. t 'PSXBSOJOHJOEJDBUPSTBOENFTTBHFTTFFQBHFT_ PRECHECK! t This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in photo play ( ) mode only. ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Select the Play ( Photo play mode 1 2 3 4 1 2 3 4 5 6 1/10 $ # 7 100-0001 01 JAN/01/2010 12:00AM 8 MENU @ 2 ! X1.1 0 9 5 5 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Photo play mode Slide show/Playback zoom (X1.1 ~ X8.0) File name (ﬁle number) Image counter (current image/total number of recorded images) Storage media (Memory card or internal memory (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only)) Battery info. (remaining battery level) Photo Resolution Date/time Menu tab Slide show playback tab Previous image, Next image tab Return tab Print Mark Protect 15 getting started USING THE BATTERY Purchase extra battries to allow continuous use of your camcorder. Attaching the battery Align the battery with the indicator (▲) on the battery compartment, and then push the battery in the direction of the arrow. Detaching the battery Slide the Battery release switch and pull out the battery. t (FOUMZTMJEFUIFBattery release switch in the direction as shown in the ﬁgure. t *GZPVVTFCBUUFSJFTGSPNPUIFSNBOVGBDUVSFSTUIFSFJTBEBOHFSPGPWFSIFBUJOHmSFPSFYQMPTJPO t 4BNTVOHJTOPUSFTQPOTJCMFGPSQSPCMFNTUIBUBSFDBVTFECZVTJOHVOBQQSPWFECBUUFSJFT t %FUBDIUIFCBUUFSZGSPNUIFDBNDPSEFSXJUIDBSFUPQSFWFOUJUGSPNGBMMJOH Charging the battery with the AC power adaptor PRECHECK! Before starting the following procedure, make sure that the battery is attached in your camcorder. 1. Press the Power ( ) button to turn off the camcorder and then close the LCD screen. page 21 2. Open the jack cover and connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN jack. 3. Connect the AC power adaptor to a wall socket. t 5IFDIBSHJOH$)( JOEJDBUPSMJHIUTVQBOEDIBSHJOHTUBSUT"GUFSUIFCBUUFSZJTGVMMZ charged, the charging (CHG) indicator turns green. Charging using the USB jack and a computer You can also charge the camcorder through its USB jack. 1. Press the Power ( ) button to turn off the camcorder and then close the LCD screen. t 5IFDBNDPSEFSDBOCFDIBSHFEUISPVHIJUT64#KBDLPOMZXIFOUIFDBNDPSEFSJT turned off. 2. Connect the included USB cable to the USB jack on the camcorder and to a USB jack on a running PC. t 5IFDIBSHJOH$)( JOEJDBUPSMJHIUTVQBOEDIBSHJOHTUBSUT"GUFSUIFCBUUFSZJTGVMMZ charged, the charging (CHG) indicator turns green. t 5IFCBUUFSZJTOPUDIBSHFEXIFOJOQPXFSTBWJOHNPEFXIJDINBZLFFQUIFNPEFJOEJDBUPSPOPS ﬂashing. Start charging the battery after turning off the camcorder by pressing the Power ( ) button. t 8FSFDPNNFOEZPVIBWFPOFPSNPSFBEEJUJPOBMCBUUFSJFTUPBMMPXDPOUJOVPVTVTFPGZPVSDBNDPSEFS 17 getting started CHECKING THE BATTERY STATE You can check the charging state and remaining battery capacity. To check the charging state The color of the LED indicates the power or charging state. Charging (CHG) indicator The color of the charging indicator shows the charging state. Charge Charging state LED color Fully discharged Charging Fully charged Error (Red) (Orange) (Green) (Red blink) Battery level display The battery level display shows the amount of battery power remaining in the battery. Battery level indicator 18 - State Message Fully charged - 25~50% used - 50~75% used - 75~95% used - 95~98% used - Exhausted (ﬂickers): The device will soon turn off. Change the battery as soon as possible. - The device will be forced to turn off after 3 seconds. “Low #BUUFSZw STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU t 5IFmHVSFTCFMPXBSFCBTFEPOBGVMMZDIBSHFECBUUFSZBUBOPSNBMUFNQFSBUVSF Low ambient temperature may affect the use time. t #BUUFSZDBQBDJUZEFDSFBTFTPWFSUJNFBOEUISPVHISFQFBUFEVTF,FFQUIFDBNDPSEFSUVSOFEPGG while not operating it. t 4UPSFUIFCBUUFSZTFQBSBUFMZXIFOmOJTIFEDIBSHJOHPSXIFOOPUVTJOHJUGPSBMPOHUJNF5IJTXJMM help extend the life of the battery. Available running time for the battery Battery type IA-BP210E Charging time Approx. 180min. Video resolution HD SD Continuous recording time Approx. 120 min. Approx. 130 min. Playback time Approx. 160 min. Approx. 180 min. (Unit: minutes.) t $IBSHJOHUJNF"QQSPYJNBUFUJNFJONJOVUFTSFRVJSFEUPGVMMZDIBSHFBDPNQMFUFMZFYIBVTUFE battery. t 3FDPSEJOH1MBZCBDLUJNF"QQSPYJNBUFUJNFBWBJMBCMFXIFOZPVIBWFGVMMZDIBSHFEUIF CBUUFSZA)%TUBOETGPSIJHIEFmOJUJPOJNBHFRVBMJUZBOEA4%TUBOETGPSTUBOEBSEJNBHF quality. About the battery t 5IFCBUUFSZTIPVMECFSFDIBSHFEJOBOFOWJSPONFOUUIBUJTCFUXFFO¡'¡$ BOE¡' ¡$ &YQPTVSFUPUFNQFSBUVSFTCFMPX¡'¡$ SFEVDFTUIFCBUUFSZTVTBHFUJNFBOENBZ cause it to stop working. If this happens, place the battery in your pocket or other warm, protected place for a short time, then re-attach it. t %POPUQVUUIFCBUUFSZOFBSBOZIFBUTPVSDFJFmSFPSBIFBUFS t %POPUEJTBTTFNCMFBQQMZQSFTTVSFUPPSIFBUUIFCBUUFSZ t %POPUBMMPXCBUUFSZUFSNJOBMTUPCFTIPSUDJSDVJUFE5IJTNBZDBVTFMFBLBHFHFOFSBUFIFBU or cause a ﬁre. Maintaining the battery t 5IFSFDPSEJOHUJNFJTBGGFDUFECZUFNQFSBUVSFBOEFOWJSPONFOUBMDPOEJUJPOT t8FSFDPNNFOEVTJOHPOMZUIFCBUUFSZUZQFUIBUDBNFXJUIZPVSDBNDPSEFS5IJTCBUUFSZ type is available from your Samsung retailer. When the battery reaches the end of its life, please contact your local dealer. The batteries must be dealt with as chemical waste. t .BLFTVSFUIBUUIFCBUUFSZJTGVMMZDIBSHFECFGPSFTUBSUJOHUPSFDPSE t 5PQSFTFSWFCBUUFSZQPXFSLFFQZPVSDBNDPSEFSUVSOFEPGGXIFOZPVBSFOPUPQFSBUJOHJU t &WFOXIFOUIFQPXFSJTTXJUDIFEPGGUIFCBUUFSZXJMMTUJMMEJTDIBSHFJGJUJTMFGUBUUBDIFEUP the camcorder. We recommend that you remove the battery from the camcorder when not using it. t *GUIFCBUUFSZJTOPUVTFEGPSBMPOHUJNFGVMMZDIBSHFUIFCBUUFSZBOEUIFOVTFUIFDIBSHFVQ on your camcorder once per 6 months to keep the battery functioning properly. To store the battery, remove it from your camcorder and put it in a cool, dry place. 19 getting started About the battery life t #BUUFSZDBQBDJUZEFDSFBTFTPWFSUJNFBOEUISPVHISFQFBUFEVTF*GEFDSFBTFEVTBHFUJNF between charges becomes signiﬁcant, it is probably time to replace the battery with a new one. t &BDICBUUFSZTMJGFJTBGGFDUFECZTUPSBHFPQFSBUJOHBOEFOWJSPONFOUBMDPOEJUJPOT About the running time t 5JNFTMJTUFEBSFNFBTVSFEXIFOVTJOHUIFDBNDPSEFSBU'$ "TUIFFOWJSPONFOUBM temperature and conditions vary, the actual battery time may differ from the approximate times given in the table. t 5IFSFDPSEJOHBOEQMBZCBDLUJNFNBZCFTIPSUFSEFQFOEJOHPOUIFDPOEJUJPOTVOEFSXIJDI you use your camcorder. For example, in actual recording, the battery will discharge 2-3 times faster than listed if you use Record start/stop and Zoom frequently, and use playback to view your recordings. Assume that the recordable time with a fully charged battery is between 1/2 and 1/3 of the time in the table, so have enough batteries to allow for the time you are planning to record on the camcorder. t 5IFSFDPSEJOHBOEQMBZCBDLUJNFXJMMCFTIPSUFSXIFOZPVVTFZPVSDBNDPSEFSJOMPX temperatures. On the battery t 5IFDIBSHJOH$)( JOEJDBUPSCMJOLTEVSJOHDIBSHJOHPSCBUUFSZ*OGPXJMMOPUCFDPSSFDUMZ displayed under the following conditions: - The battery is not attached correctly. - The battery is damaged. - The battery is worn-out. (For the battery information only) Using an AC power source We recommend that you use the AC power adaptor to power the camcorder from a household AC outlet when you set function settings, play back, or edit images, or use it indoors. Make the same connections as you do when charging the battery page 17 On the AC power adaptor 20 t 6TFBOFBSCZXBMMPVUMFUXIFOVTJOHUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPS%JTDPOOFDUUIF"$QPXFS adaptor from the wall outlet immediately if any malfunction occurs while using your camcorder. t %POPUVTFUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSJOBOBSSPXTQBDFTVDIBTCFUXFFOBXBMMBOEGVSOJUVSF t %POPUTIPSUDJSDVJUUIF%$QMVHPGUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSPSCBUUFSZUFSNJOBMTXJUIBOZ metallic objects. This may cause a malfunction. t &WFOJGZPVSDBNDPSEFSJTUVSOFEPGG"$QPXFSJTTUJMMTVQQMJFEUPJUXIJMFDPOOFDUFEUPUIF wall outlet via the AC power adaptor. basic operation of the camcorder If you need to use camcorder for the extended time, setting the following functions prevents unnecessary energy consumption. TURNING YOUR CAMCORDER ON/OFF 1. Open the LCD screen to turn on the camcorder. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSUVSOTPOBVUPNBUJDBMMZ when you open the LCD screen. 2. To turn off the camcorder, press the Power ( ) button for about one second. t $MPTJOHUIF-$%TDSFFOXJMMOPUUVSOPGG the camcorder. t 4FUUIFEBUFBOEUJNFXIFOVTJOHZPVS camcorder for the ﬁrst time. page 25 LCD screen Power ( ) button t 5IFDBNDPSEFSPQFSBUFTUIFTFMGEJBHOPTJTGVODUJPOXIFOQPXFSFEPO*GBXBSOJOHNFTTBHF BQQFBSTSFGFSUPAwarning indicators and messages’ (pages 117~120) and take corrective action. t *GZPVDMPTFUIF-$%TDSFFOXIFOUIFQPXFSJTPOUIFQPXFSTBWJOHNPEFBDUJWBUFT When using this camcorder for the ﬁrst time When you use your camcorder for the ﬁrst time or reset it, the time zone screen appears for the start-up display. Select your geographical location and set the date and time. page 25 If you do not set the date and time, the time zone screen appears every time you turn on the camcorder. 21 basic operation of the camcorder SWITCHING TO THE POWER SAVING MODE If you need to use camcorder for the extended time, the following functions enable you to prevent unnecessary energy consumption. Quick On STBY Mode in the STBY mode t The camcorder switches to "Quick On STBY" mode when the LCD screen is closed. page 82 Sleep Mode in the play mode (includes the thumbnail index view) t 5IFDBNDPSEFSTXJUDIFTUPUIFTMFFQNPEFXIFOUIF-$%TDSFFOJTDMPTFEBOEUIFOJGJEMF for more than 20 minutes, the camcorder turns off. However, if “Auto Power Off: 5 Min” is set, the camcorder turns off in 5 minutes. t *GZPVPQFOUIF-$%TDSFFOPSDPOOFDUBDBCMFUPUIFDBNDPSEFSEVSJOHTMFFQNPEFUIF sleep mode ends and the camcorder returns to the last operation mode used. LCD screen is closed HD After 20 minutes SD 3/3 <Sleep mode> <Power off> t The power saving mode does not work in the following situations: - When the camcorder has a cable connection. (USB, Component/AV, or AC power adaptor, etc.) - While recording, playback, or the slideshow is being operated. - When the LCD screen is opened. t 5IFDBNDPSEFSDPOTVNFTMFTTCBUUFSZQPXFSJOUIFQPXFSTBWJOHNPEF)PXFWFSJGZPVQMBOUPVTFUIF camcorder for an extended time, we recommend you turn off the camcorder by pressing the Power ( ) button when not using it. 22 SETTING THE OPERATION MODES You switch the operating mode in the following order each time you press the MODE button. Record mode ( ) ↕ Play mode ( ). t &BDIUJNFUIFPQFSBUJPONPEF changes, the respective mode indicator lights turn on. t 5PVDIJOHUIF1MBZ ) tab in the record mode switches the operation mode to the play mode. MODE button STBY Mode indicators [307Min] 9999 MENU Play tab Mode 00:00:00 Mode indicators Functions Record mode To record videos or photos. Play mode To play videos or photos, or edit them. This camcorder provides one record mode which combines the video and photo record modes. You can easily record videos or photos in the same mode without having to change it. 23 basic operation of the camcorder USING THE DISPLAY( ) BUTTON Switching the information display mode You can switch the on-screen information display mode. Press the Display( CVUUPO t 5IFGVMMBOENJOJNVNEJTQMBZNPEFTXJMMBMUFSOBUF STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU <Full display mode> STBY <Minimum display mode> t 8BSOJOHJOEJDBUPSTBOENFTTBHFTNBZBQQFBSEFQFOEJOHPOUIFSFDPSEJOHDPOEJUJPOT ) button does not work when the menu or quick menu screen are being displayed. t 5IFDisplay ( USING THE TOUCH PANEL The touch panel allows you to enjoy playback and recording with a simple touch of your ﬁnger. Place your hand on the rear side of the LCD screen to support it. Then, touch the icons displayed on the screen to control playback and record. Touch panel STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU t %POPUQMBDFBQSPUFDUJWFmMNPOUIF LCD screen. t *GBmMNJTBQQMJFEGPSBMPOHUJNF strong adhesion between the ﬁlm and the surface of the screen may cause the touch panel to malfunction. 24 t #FDBSFGVMOPUUPQSFTTUIFCVUUPOTOFBSUIF-$%QBOFMBDDJEFOUBMMZXIJMFVTJOHUIFUPVDIQBOFM t 5IFUBCTBOEJOEJDBUPSTUIBUBQQFBSPOUIF-$%TDSFFOEFQFOEPOUIFDVSSFOUSFDPSEJOHQMBZCBDL status of your camcorder. ﬁrst time settings SETTING THE TIME ZONE AND DATE/TIME FOR THE FIRST TIME Set the date and time of your local area when you turn on the camcorder for the ﬁrst time. 1. Open the LCD screen to turn on the camcorder. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSUVSOTPOBVUPNBUJDBMMZXIFOZPVPQFOUIF LCD screen. t 5IFUJNF[POFiHome”) screen appears dispaying settings for Lisbon and London (Greenwich Mean Time). t :PVDBOBMTPTFUZPVSDVSSFOUUJNF[POFGSPNUIFiSetting” menu. page 76 Home London, Lisbon [GMT 00:00] JAN/01/2010 12:00AM OK Date/Time Set 2. Select your local area on the map by touching the left ( ) or right ( ) tab on the LCD screen, then press the ( ) tab. t 5IFiDate/Time Set” screen appears. Month JAN Day / Hr 12 01 Year / 2010 Min : 00 AM 3. Touch the date and time information, and change the setting values by using the up ( ) or down ( ) tabs. 4. Make sure the clock is correctly set, then touch the ( t 5IFNFTTBHFiDate/Time Set” appears. OK Date/Time Set ) tab. Year Month Date/Time Set 2009 01 Day 06 JAN/01/2010 12:00AM Hr Min 1/1 11 55 AM OK t 5IFZFBSDBOCFTFUVQUPCBTFEPOiHome” item. t 4FUiDate/Time Display” to On. page 78 t "DUJWBUJOHUIF ) icon moves the time forward by 1 hour. Built-in rechargeable battery t :PVSDBNDPSEFSJODMVEFTBCVJMUJOSFDIBSHFBCMFCBUUFSZUIBUSFUBJOTUIFEBUFBOEUJNFTFUUJOHTFWFO after the power is turned off. t *GUIFCBUUFSZJTEFQMFUFEUIFDVSSFOUEBUFUJNFWBMVFTBSFSFTFUUPUIFEFGBVMUWBMVFT:PVOFFEUP recharge the built-in rechargeable battery (see below), and then re-set the current date and time. Charging the built-in rechargeable battery t 5IFCVJMUJOCBUUFSZJTBMXBZTSFDIBSHFEXIJMFZPVSDBNDPSEFSJTDPOOFDUFEUP"$QPXFSPSXIJMFUIF battery is attached. t *GUIFDBNDPSEFSJTOPUVTFEGPSBCPVUXFFLTXJUIPVUDPOOFDUJOHUPUIF"$QPXFSPSBUUBDIJOHUIF battery, the built-in battery fully discharges. If this occurs, charge the built-in battery by connecting the camcorder to the supplied AC adaptor for 24 hours. 25 ﬁrst time settings SELECTING THE LANGUAGES You can select the language in which the camcorder displays the menu screen or messages. The language setting is retained when the camcorder is powered off. 1. Touch the Menu ( 2. Touch the up ( ) Setting ( ) tab. )/down ( ) tab until “Language” is displayed. Default Set Language 3. Touch “Language,” and then touch the desired OSD language. 6/6 Demo Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) 4. Touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab to complete the setting. t 5IFNFOVTDSFFOBOENFTTBHFTBSFEJTQMBZFEJOUIFTFMFDUFE language. Language English 한국어 1/8 Français Deutsch Submenu items “English” “Italiano” “Svenska” “Polski” “Română” “Hrvatski” “瀌煓铅” “ ” “⦽ǎᨕ” “Español” “Suomi” “Čeština” “Български” “Українська” “ไทย” “ ” “Français” “Português” “Norsk” “Slovensky” “Ελληνικά” “Русский” “Türkçe” “Deutsch” “Nederlands” “Dansk” “Magyar” “Srpski” “፩ၭ” ” “ t iLanguage” options may be changed without prior notice. t 5IFDBNDPSEFSSFUBJOTUIFMBOHVBHFZPVTFMFDUFWFOXIFOOPUDPOOFDUFEUPUIFCBUUFSZPS"$ power. t 5IFEBUFBOEUJNFGPSNBUNBZDIBOHFEFQFOEJOHPOUIFTFMFDUFEMBOHVBHF getting ready to start recording SELECTING THE STORAGE MEDIA (HMX-H203/H204/H205 ONLY) You can record videos and photos in the built-in memory or a memory card. Select the desired storage media before starting recording or playback. PRECHECK! t :PVDBOVTF4%PS4%)$DBSETJOZPVSDBNDPSEFS)PXFWFSTPNFDBSETBSFOPU compatible depending on the memory card manufacturer and memory card type. t #FGPSFJOTFSUJOHPSFKFDUJOHUIFNFNPSZDBSEUVSOUIFDBNDPSEFSPGG 1. Touch the Menu ( 2. Touch the up ( displayed. ) Setting ( ) tab. )/down ( ) tab until “Storage Type” is Storage Type Storage Info 1/ 7 3. Touch “Storage Type,” and then touch the desired storage media. Submenu items t Internal Memory ( ): When using the internal memory (SSD, Solid State Drive). t Card ( ): When using the memory card (SD or SDHC card). Format File No. Storage Type Internal Memory Card 1/1 t %POPUGPSNBUUIFCVJMUJONFNPSZPSBOZNFNPSZDBSEZPVJOUFOEUPVTFJOUIFDBNDPSEFSPOB PC. t 8IFOZPVJOTFSUBNFNPSZDBSEUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBTFUVQTDSFFOBQQFBST5PVDIiYes” if you want to use a memory card, or “No” if not. t %POPUSFNPWFUIFQPXFSCBUUFSZPS"$QPXFSBEBQUPS XIFOBDDFTTJOHTUPSBHFNFEJBUPSFDPSE playback, format, delete, etc. The storage media and its data may be damaged. t %POPUFKFDUBNFNPSZDBSEXIJMFJUJTCFJOHVTFEJOUIFDBNDPSEFS5IFNFNPSZDBSEBOEJUTEBUB may be damaged. t :PVDBOBMTPBDDFTTTUPSBHFNFEJBCZVTJOHUIF2.&/6 button. t 44%CBTFEPOnBTINFNPSZIBTCFFOBEPQUFEBTJOUFSOBMNFNPSZGPSUIFDBNDPSEFS 27 getting ready to start recording INSERTING / EJECTING A MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED) Label pasting portion To insert a memory card To eject a memory card 1. Open the memory card cover. 1. Open the memory card cover. 2. Insert the memory card into the card slot until it softly clicks. t .BLFTVSFUIBU4%4%)$DBSEMPHPJT facing up and the camcorder is placed as shown in the ﬁgure. 2. Gently push the memory card to eject it. 3. Close the memory card cover. 3. Close the memory card cover. t 5PBWPJEEBUBMPTTUVSOPGGUIFDBNDPSEFSCZQSFTTJOHUIFPower ( ) button for one second before inserting or ejecting the memory card. t #FDBSFGVMOPUUPQVTIUIFNFNPSZDBSEUPPIBSE5IFNFNPSZDBSENBZTVEEFOMZQPQPVU 28 Your camcorder supports only SD (Secure Digital) and SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards. Card compatibility with the camcorder may vary depending on the manufacturer and the type of memory card. SELECTING A SUITABLE MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED) Compatible memory cards t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSDBOCFVTFEXJUI4% (Secure Digital) and SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards. We recommend you use an SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) card. SD cards up to 2GB are supported with this camcorder. Normal operation is not guaranteed with SD cards bigger than 2GB. t ..$.VMUJ.FEJB$BSE BOE..$1MVT are not supported. t $PNQBUJCMFNFNPSZDBSEDBQBDJUZ4%_ 2GB, SDHC 4 ~ 32GB t Use compatible memory card brands. Others are not guaranteed to work. A list of compatible brands is below. - SDHC/SD cards: Panasonic, SanDisk, TOSHIBA t 'PSWJEFPSFDPSEJOHVTFBNFNPSZDBSE that supports faster write speeds (above SDHC Class 6 card). t 4%4%)$NFNPSZDBSETIBWFB mechanical write-protection switch. Setting the switch prevents accidental erasure of ﬁles recorded on the card. To enable writing, move the switch up in the direction of the terminals.To set write protection, move the switch down. Usable memory card (1GB~32GB) Protection tab Terminals <SD/SDHC> SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards t 4%)$4FDVSF%JHJUBM)JHI$BQBDJUZ memory card - An SDHC card is a higher version (Ver. 2.00) of the SD card and supports capacities above 2GB. - SDHC cards cannot be used with current SD enabled host devices. Common cautions for memory cards t %BNBHFEEBUBNBZOPUCFSFDPWFSFE We recommend you make a back-up of important data separately on the hard disk of your PC. t 5VSOJOHUIFQPXFSPGGPSSFNPWJOHB memory card during an operation such as formatting, deleting, recording, and playback may cause data loss. t "GUFSZPVNPEJGZUIFOBNFPGBmMFPSGPMEFS stored in the memory card using your PC, your camcorder may not recognize the modiﬁed ﬁle. Handling a memory card t 8FSFDPNNFOEUIBUZPVQPXFSPGGCFGPSF inserting or removing the memory card to avoid data loss. t 8FDBOOPUHVBSBOUFFEUIBUZPVDBOVTF memory cards formatted by other devices. When you format a card, be sure to format the memory card using this camcorder. t :PVNVTUGPSNBUOFXMZQVSDIBTFE memory cards, memory cards with data that your camcorder cannot recognize, and cards with data saved by other devices. Note that formatting erases all data on the memory card. 29 getting ready to start recording t *GZPVDBOOPUVTFBNFNPSZDBSEUIBUIBT been used with another device, format it with your camcorder. Note that formatting erases all information on the memory card. t "NFNPSZDBSEIBTBDFSUBJOMJGFTQBO*G you cannot record new data, you have to purchase a new memory card. t %POPUCFOEESPQPSTVCKFDUBDBSEUP strong impacts. t %POPUQMBDFGPSFJHOTVCTUBODFTPOUIF memory card terminals. Use a soft dry cloth to clean the terminals if required. t %POPUQBTUFBOZUIJOHPUIFSUIBOUIFMBCFM provided with the card on the label pasting area of the card. t #FDBSFGVMUPLFFQUIFNFNPSZDBSEPVUPG the reach of children, who might swallow it. Notes on use t 4BNTVOHJTOPUSFTQPOTJCMFGPSEBUBMPTT due to misuse. t 8FSFDPNNFOEVTJOHBNFNPSZDBSE case to prevent data loss from motion or static electricity. t "GUFSBQFSJPEPGVTFUIFNFNPSZDBSE may get warm. This is normal and is not a malfunction. 30 The camcorder supports SD and SDHC memory cards, giving you a wider choice of cards! The data storage speed may differ, depending on the manufacturer and production system. t 4-$TJOHMFMFWFMDFMM TZTUFNGBTUFS write speed enabled. t .-$NVMUJMFWFMDFMM TZTUFNPOMZ lower write speed is supported. For best results, we recommend using a memory card that supports a faster write speed. Using a lower write speed memory card for recording video may cause difﬁculties when storing. You may even lose your video data during the recording. In an attempt to preserve every bit of the recorded video, the camcorder forcibly stores the video on the memory card and displays a warning: i-PXTQFFEDBSE1MFBTFSFDPSEBUB MPXFSSFTPMVUJPOw If you are unavoidably using a low speed memory card, the resolution and quality of the recording may be lower than the set value. page 54 The higher the resolution and quality, the more memory the camcorder uses. RECORDABLE TIME AND CAPACITY Recording time available for video Resolution Quality Super Fine Storage media (Capacity) 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB (# 32GB 8min 15min 30min 61min 125min 253min Fine* 9min 18min 36min 74min 152min 307min Normal 12min 23min 46min 94min 193min 390min Super Fine 11min 21min 42min 86min 177min 357min Fine* 14min 28min 57min 115min 235min 475min Normal 21min 42min 84min 171min 351min 708min Super Fine 32min 63min 126min 254min 521min 1051min Fine* 42min 83min 166min 336min 688min 1387min Normal 62min 123min 244min 494min 1011min 2039min [HD]1080/60i* [HD]720/60p [SD]480/60p (Unit: Approximate minutes of recording) Recordable number of photos Photo resolution Storage media (Capacity) 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB (# 32GB 2880x1620* 656 1251 2482 5014 9999 9999 1920x1080 1173 2346 4654 9402 9999 9999 (Unit: Approximate number of images) 1GB ⴊ 1,000,000,000 bytes. Actual formatted capacity may be less as the internal ﬁrmware uses a portion of the memory. t t t t t t t t t "DUVBMSFDPSEJOHUJNFTNBZEJGGFSEFQFOEJOHPOUIFSFDPSEJOHDPOEJUJPOTBOEUIFTVCKFDU 5IFIJHIFSUIFRVBMJUZBOESFTPMVUJPOUIFNPSFNFNPSZJTVTFE -PXFSSFTPMVUJPOBOERVBMJUZJODSFBTFTUIFSFDPSEJOHUJNFCVUUIFJNBHFRVBMJUZNBZTVGGFS 5IFCJUSBUFBVUPNBUJDBMMZBEKVTUTUPUIFSFDPSEJOHJNBHF"DDPSEJOHMZUIFSFDPSEJOHUJNFNBZWBSZ .FNPSZDBSETCJHHFSUIBO(#NBZOPUPQFSBUFOPSNBMMZ 8IFOBWJEFPmMFFYDFFET(#UIFOFYUWJEFPmMFJTDSFBUFEBVUPNBUJDBMMZ 5IFNBYJNVNOVNCFSPGSFDPSEBCMFQIPUPBOEWJEFPmMFTJTSFTQFDUJWFMZ 5IFBCPWFJUFNTNBSLFEXJUIJOEJDBUFUIFEFGBVMUTFUUJOH The recording length of a Time Lapse REC may vary depending on settings. 31 getting ready to start recording ATTACHING THE GRIP BELT Adjust the length of grip belt so that the camcorder is stable when you press the Recording start/stop button with your thumb. If you make the grip belt too tight and use excessive force to insert your hand, the grip belt hook of the camcorder may be damaged. ADJUSTING THE LCD SCREEN The wide LCD screen on your camcorder offers high quality image viewing. 1. Open the LCD screen with your ﬁnger. t 5IFTDSFFOPQFOTVQUP¡ 2. Rotate the LCD screen towards the lens. t :PVDBOSPUBUFJUVQUP¡UPXBSETUIF MFOTBOEVQUP¡CBDLXBSE To view recordings more conveniently, SPUBUFUIFTDSFFOCZ¡UPXBSETUIF lens, then fold it back to the body. Excessive rotation may damage the connective hinge between the screen and the camcorder. Clean ﬁngerprints or dust on the screen with a soft cloth. 32 BASIC CAMCORDER POSITIONING Use both hands while taking a video or photo to prevent the camcorder from shaking. Try to avoid any slight movement while shooting. Adjusting the shooting angle Aim the camcorder as shown in the illustration. 1. Hold the camcorder with your both hands. 2. Put your hand through the grip belt. 3. Make sure your footing is stable and there is no danger of colliding with another person or object. 4. Aim and focus as shown in the illustration. We recommended you keep the sun behind you while shooting. 33 basic recording RECORDING VIDEOS t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSTVQQPSUTCPUI)JHI%FmOJUJPO)% BOE4UBOEBSE%FmOJUJPO4% JNBHF resolutions. Set your desired resolution before recording. page 54 t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSQSPWJEFTPOFSFDPSENPEFXIJDIDPNCJOFTUIFWJEFPBOEQIPUPSFDPSE modes. You can easily record videos or photos in the same mode without having to change it. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 t Open the LCD screen to turn on the camcorder. t Your camcorder turns on automatically when you open the LCD screen. t Set the Lens open/close switch to open ( ). page 12 1. Select a subject to record. t "EKVTUUIF-$%QBOFMUPUIFCFTUBOHMFGPSSFDPSEJOH t 6TFUIFZoom lever or Zoom button to adjust the size of the subject. page 40 00:00:00 [307Min] 2. Press the Recording start/stop button. t 5IFSFDPSEJOH) indicator appears, and recording starts. 3. To stop recording, press the Recording start/stop button again. t 5IF2VJDL7JFXJDPOBQQFBSTPOUIFTDSFFO 4. Touch the Quick View ( ) icon to view the most recently recorded video. t "GUFSUIF2VJDL7JFXJTDPNQMFUFZPVSDBNDPSEFSSFUVSOTUP the standby mode. Two recording start/stop buttons to suit your preference! This camcorder features two Recording start/stop buttons. One is on the rear side of the camcorder, the other is on the LCD screen. Select the one that works best for you. 34 MENU STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU t *GQPXFSJTJOUFSSVQUFEPSBOFSSPSPDDVSTEVSJOHSFDPSEJOHUIFWJEFPNBZOPUCFSFDPSEFEFEJUFE t 4BNTVOHJTOPUSFTQPOTJCMFGPSBOZEBNBHFDBVTFECZBGBJMVSFPGOPSNBMSFDPSEJOHPSQMBZCBDL operation because of memory card error. t /PUFUIBUEBNBHFEEBUBDBOOPUCFSFDPWFSFE t 7JEFPTBSFDPNQSFTTFEJOUIF).1&("7$ GPSNBU t &KFDUUIFCBUUFSZXIFOZPVIBWFmOJTIFESFDPSEJOHUPQSFWFOUVOOFDFTTBSZCBUUFSZQPXFS consumption. t 'PSUIFPOTDSFFOJOGPSNBUJPOEJTQMBZTFFQBHF t 'PSBQQSPYJNBUFSFDPSEJOHUJNFTFFQBHF t 4PVOEJTSFDPSEFEGSPNUIFJOUFSOBMTUFSFPNJDSPQIPOFBCPWFUIFMFOT.BLFTVSFUIBUUIF microphone is not blocked. t #FGPSFSFDPSEJOHBOJNQPSUBOUWJEFPNBLFTVSFUPUFTUUIFSFDPSEJOHGVODUJPOUPTFFJGUIFSFBSF any problems with audio or video recording. t 5IFCSJHIUOFTTPGUIF-$%TDSFFODBOCFBEKVTUFEJOUIFNFOVPQUJPOT"EKVTUJOHUIF-$%TDSFFO does not affect the image being recorded. page 79 t 'PSWBSJPVTGVODUJPOTBWBJMBCMFEVSJOHSFDPSEJOHTFFi3FDPSEJOHNFOVJUFNTw pages 53~69 t %POPUUVSOPGGUIFDBNDPSEFSPSSFNPWFUIFNFNPSZDBSEXIJMFBDDFTTJOHUIFTUPSBHFNFEJB Doing so may damage the storage media or the data in the storage media. t *GUIFQPXFSDBCMFCBUUFSZJTEJTDPOOFDUFEPSSFDPSEJOHJTEJTBCMFEEVSJOHSFDPSEJOHUIFTZTUFNJT switched to the data recovery mode. While data is being recovered, no other function is enabled. t 5IFNFOVTFUUJOHUBCTTIPXOPOUIF-$%TDSFFOEPOPUBGGFDUUIFJNBHFCFJOHSFDPSEFE t *OUIFSFDPSENPEFZPVDBOTFUUIF2VJDL7JFXNFOVPQUJPO5IF2VJDL7JFXJDPOBQQFBSTXIFO you have set the Quick View menu option to On. t 6OEFSTPNFMPXMJHIUDPOEJUJPOTUIBUNBZCFFODPVOUFSFEUIFWJEFPNPUJPONBZOPUCFnVJEBT under normal light conditions. 35 basic recording CAPTURING PHOTOS DURING VIDEO RECORDING (DUAL RECORDING) Your camcorder can capture photos without interrupting video recording. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 t Open the LCD screen to turn on the camcorder. t Your camcorder turns on automatically when you open the LCD screen. t Set the Lens open/close switch to open ( ). page 12 1. Press the Recording start/stop button. t 5IFSFDPSEJOH) indicator will display, and recording will start. 2. Press the PHOTO button at the scene you want while recording videos. t 8IFOUIF) indicator disappears, the photo image is recorded without a shutter sound. t 7JEFPLFFQTSFDPSEJOHFWFOXIJMFQIPUPTBSFUBLFO t 5PTUPQSFDPSEJOHQSFTTUIFRecording start/stop button again. 00:00:30 [307Min] MENU 00:00:32 [307Min] MENU <Dual recording during video recording> t :PVDBOOPUDBQUVSFQIPUPTVOEFSUIFGPMMPXJOHDPOEJUJPOT - During a time lapse recording. t 1IPUPTBSFDBQUVSFEJOYSFTPMVUJPOSFHBSEMFTTPGUIFSFTPMVUJPOPGUIFWJEFPSFDPSEJOH RECORDING PHOTOS You can take photos and store them in the storage media. Set the desired resolution before recording. page 55 PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 t Open the LCD screen to turn on the camcorder. t Your camcorder turns on automatically when you open the LCD screen. t Set the Lens open/close switch to open ( ). page 12 1. Select a subject to record. t "EKVTUUIF-$%QBOFMUPUIFCFTUBOHMFGPS recording. t 6TFUIFZoom lever or Zoom button to adjust the size of the subject. page 40 9999 2. Adjust the subject at the center of the LCD screen, and half-press the PHOTO button. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSBEKVTUTUPUIFJEFBMBQFSUVSFBOEGPDVT automatically (if “Aperture” and “Focus” are set to “Auto” pages 56, 60). t 8IFOUIFTVCKFDUJTJOGPDVT) indicator appears green. If it appears red, readjust the focus. 3. Fully press the PHOTO button. t 5IFTIVUUFSTPVOEJTIFBSEXIFOiShutter Sound: On” is set). t 5PDPOUJOVFSFDPSEJOHXBJUVOUJMUIFDVSSFOUQIPUPJTDPNQMFUFMZ saved on the storage media. t 8IFOUIFQIPUPJTSFDPSEFEPOUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBUIF2VJDL7JFXJDPOBQQFBSTPOUIF screen. 4. Touch the Quick View ( ) icon to view the most recently recorded photo. t 5PSFUVSOUPUIFTUBOECZNPEFUPVDIUIF3FUVSO ) tab. t t t t 3FDPSEBCMFOVNCFSPGQIPUPTWBSJFTEFQFOEJOHPOUIFQIPUPSFTPMVUJPOpage 31 "VEJPJTOPUSFDPSEFEXIFOZPVUBLFQIPUPT *GGPDVTJOHJTEJGmDVMUVTFUIFNBOVBMGPDVTGVODUJPOpage 60 %POPUUVSOPGGUIFDBNDPSEFSPSSFNPWFUIFNFNPSZDBSEXIFOUBLJOHQIPUPTBTJUNBZEBNBHF the storage media or data. t 'PSUIFPOTDSFFOEJTQMBZJOGPSNBUJPOTFFQBHF t "EKVTUUIFCSJHIUOFTTPGUIF-$%TDSFFOVTJOHNFOVJUFNT"EKVTUJOHUIFCSJHIUOFTTEPFTOPUBGGFDU the recorded image. page 79 t 1IPUPmMFTDPOGPSNUPUIF%$'%FTJHOSVMFGPS$BNFSB'JMFTZTUFN TUBOEBSEFTUBCMJTIFECZ+&*5" (Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association). 37 basic recording RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS (SMART AUTO) In Smart Auto mode, your camcorder automatically chooses the appropriate settings based on the type of scene it detects (Indoor, Night, etc.). Smart Auto mode is helpful if you are not familiar with the best camcorder settings for various scenes. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Press the SMART AUTO button. ) icon is t 4NBSU"VUP ) and Anti-shake ( displayed on the LCD screen. 2. Align your subject in the frame. t 5IFDBNDPSEFSBVUPNBUJDBMMZEFUFDUTUIFTDFOF when when you align the subject. t 5IFBQQSPQSJBUFTDFOFJDPOJTEJTQMBZFEPOUIF LCD screen. Appears when recording a very bright scene. (White) STBY 00:00:00 Appears when recording an outdoor scene. (Landscape) [307Min] 9999 Appears when recording indoors. (Indoor) Appears when recording at night. (Night) Appears when recording with a close-up. (Macro) MENU <When recording with close-up> 3. Press the Recording start/stop button or PHOTO button. pages 34, 36 t 5PSFDPSEWJEFPTQSFTTUIFRecording start/stop button. To record photos, press the PHOTO button. 4. To cancel Smart Auto mode, press the SMART AUTO button again. 38 t #VUUPOTVOBWBJMBCMFEVSJOH4NBSU"VUPPQFSBUJPO Menu ( ) tab / 2.&/6 button/ etc. Most settings are automatically adjusted in Smart Auto mode. To set or adjust functions on your own, release the Smart Auto mode ﬁrst. t :PVDBOOPUBDDFTT4NBSU"VUPNPEFXIJMFSFDPSEJOH:PVNVTUTFUUIJTGVODUJPOCFGPSFSFDPSEJOH t If the camcorder fails to identify the recording situation, it records in the basic setting ( ). t The camcorder may not select the correct scene depending on shooting conditions, such as camcorder shake, lighting, and distance to the subject. t *GUIFDPNBDPSEFSEFUFDUT more than one scenes at the same time, Smart Auto prioritizes as follows: Macro White Landscape Night Indoor For example, a) If White and Indoor can be applied at the same time, then White is selected and corresponding icon displays. b) If White and Landscape can be applied at the same time, then White is selected and corresponding icon displays. CAPTURING PHOTOS WHILE PLAYING BACK VIDEOS You can capture photos during video playback. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Recorded videos appear in a thumbnail index view. t 5PVDIUIFVQ )/down ( ) tab to move to the previous/next page. 2. Touch the video clip you want. t 5IFTFMFDUFEWJEFPJTQMBZFE 3. Press the PHOTO button halfway at the scene you want to capture. t 5IFQMBZCBDLTDSFFOJTQBVTFE 4. Press the PHOTO button fully down. t 5IFDBQUVSFETUJMMJNBHFJTSFDPSEFEJO+1&(GPSNBU 5. When the photo is recorded in the storage media, touch the Return ( ) tab to view the thumbnail index. t Touch the Photo ( ) tab to view the recorded photos. page 46 HD SD 3/3 MENU 00:00:05/00:00:50 100_0013 MENU 9998 100_0013 t You cannot capture photos under the following conditions: - During a time lapse recording. t 1IPUPTBSFDBQUVSFEJOYSFTPMVUJPOSFHBSEMFTTUPUIFSFTPMVUJPOPGUIFWJEFPSFDPSEJOH 39 basic recording ZOOMING This camcorder allows you to record using optical 20x power zoom and digital zoom by sliding the Zoom lever or pressing the Zoom button on the LCD panel. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 To zoom in Press the T (zoom) button on the LCD panel or slide the zoom lever towards T (telephoto). t 5IFEJTUBOUTVCKFDUJTHSBEVBMMZNBHOJmFE and can be recorded. W : Wide angle T : Telephoto To zoom out Press the W (zoom) button on the LCD panel or slide the zoom lever towards W (wide angle). t 5IFTVCKFDUNPWFTGVSUIFSBXBZ 00:00:00 [307Min] MENU Tip When using the Zoom (W/T) lever, you can decrease zoom speed by sliding the Zoom (W/T) lever slowly. Sliding it faster increases the zoom speed. However, when using the Zoom (W/T) button on the LCD panel, you cannot adjust the zoom speed. 40 t 6TJOHUIFPQUJDBM[PPNEPFTOPUEFHSBEFUIFJNBHFRVBMJUZBOEDMBSJUZ t 6TFUIFEJHJUBM[PPNXIFOZPVXBOUUP[PPNNPSFUIBOUIFPQUJDBM[PPNSBOHFpage 64 t 'PDVTJOHNBZCFDPNFVOTUBCMFXIFOZPVSFDPSEXJUIBGBTU[PPNPS[PPNJOUPBTVCKFDUTUBOEJOH too far away. In this case, use the manual focus function. page 60 t 5IFNJOJNVNQPTTJCMFEJTUBODFCFUXFFODBNDPSEFSBOETVCKFDUXIJMFNBJOUBJOJOHTIBSQGPDVTJT about 1cm (about 0.4 inches) for wide angle and about 1m (about 39.4 inches) for telephoto. If you want to shoot the subject close to the lens at a wide angle, use the Tele Macro function. page 63 t 8IFOVTJOHUIF[PPNGVODUJPOXIJMFIPMEJOHUIFDBNDPSEFSXJUIZPVSIBOEVTF"OUJTIBLF0*4 for stable recording. page 41 t 'SFRVFOUVTFPGUIF[PPNGVODUJPODPOTVNFTNPSFQPXFS SETTING THE ANTI-SHAKE (OIS: OPTICAL IMAGE STABILIZER) Use the Anti-shake (OIS: Optical Image Stabilizer) function to compensate for unstable images caused by shaking movements when holding the camcorder. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 Press the Anti-shake (OIS) ( ) button to toggle the Anti-shake (OIS) mode between On and Off. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU Tip Use the Anti-Shake function in the following cases: t 8IFOSFDPSEJOHXIJMFXBMLJOHPSXIFOSFDPSEJOHJOB moving car. t 8IFOSFDPSEJOHXJUIUIF[PPNGVODUJPO t 8IFOSFDPSEJOHTVCKFDUTPGBTNBMMTJ[F t 8IFOUVSOFEPOUIF4NBSU"VUPNPEFBVUPNBUJDBMMZTFUT"OUJTIBLF0*4 UP0O t (SPTTDBNDPSEFSTIBLFNBZOPUCFFOUJSFMZDPSSFDUFEFWFOJG"OUJTIBLFJTTFUUP0O'JSNMZIPME the camcorder with both hands. t 8IFOUIJTGVODUJPOJTTFUUP0O, the actual movement of the subject and the movement displayed on the screen may be slightly different. t 8IFOSFDPSEJOHJOEBSLMJHIUJOHBUIJHINBHOJmDBUJPOXIJMFUIJTGVODUJPOJTTFUUP0OBGUFSJNBHFT may stand out. In this case, we recommend using a tripod (not supplied) and turning Anti-shake to Off. 41 basic recording USING BACK LIGHT COMPENSATION MODE When a subject is lit from behind, this function will compensate for lighting so that the subject is not too dark. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 Press the Back light ( ) button to toggle the back light mode between On and Off. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU Tip Back lighting causes the subject to be darker than the CBDLHSPVOE*UUZQJDBMMZPDDVSTXIFO - The subject is in front of a window. - The person you want to record is wearing white or shiny clothes and is placed against a bright background. The person’s face is too dark to distinguish his/her features. - The subject is outdoors and the background is overcast. - The light sources are too bright. - The subject is in front of a snowy background. 42 basic playback CHANGING THE PLAYBACK MODE t You can set the record mode and the play mode in turn with the MODE button. t You can also switch the operation mode directly into the playback thumbnail display by touching the Play ( ) tab on the LCD screen. You will ﬁnd the most recently created ﬁle is highlighted in the thumbnail view. t 5IFUIVNCOBJMEJTQMBZPQUJPOTBSFTFMFDUFEEFQFOEJOHPOUIFTUBOECZNPEFUIBUXBTVTFE the last time. However, you can choose the video (HD or SD) or photo thumbnail view display options by touching the HD ( HD ), SD ( SD ), or photo ( ) tab on the LCD screen. Understanding how to change the operation modes You can easily change the operation modes by touching the LCD screen or using the buttons as shown in the following ﬁgures: STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU HD HD SD 3/3 SD 3/3 MENU MENU HD Tip SD You can choose from these thumbnail display options: 3x2 ( HD HD SD ), 4x3 ( ), and Date ( HD SD ). SD JAN/01/2010 (17) 3/3 2/2 3/3 MENU MENU 43 basic playback PLAYING BACK VIDEOS You can preview recorded videos in the thumbnail index view, ﬁnd your desired video quickly, and playback directly. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the HD ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab. t 7JEFPUIVNCOBJMTDPSSFTQPOEJOHUPUIFTFMFDUFEWJEFP resolution appear on the screen. t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUUIVNCOBJMWJFXTFMFDUUIF ), ( ), or ( ) tab on the screen. t *GZPVTFMFDUUIFUIVNCOBJMEJTQMBZCZUIFEBUF ( ), you can sort videos by speciﬁc dates. page 43 t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUUIVNCOBJMQBHFUPVDIUIFVQ ) or down( ) tab. 2. Touch the desired video clip. t 5IFTFMFDUFEWJEFPJTQMBZFEBOEQMBZCBDLDPOUSPMUBCTBQQFBS brieﬂy. They reappear when you touch anywhere on the screen. t :PVDBOTFUQMBZCBDLTFUUJOHTVTJOHUIFiPlay Option” menu. page 70 t 5PTUPQQMBZCBDLBOESFUVSOUPUIFUIVNCOBJMTUPVDIUIF Return ( ) tab. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU HD SD 3/3 MENU 00:00:05 / 00:00:50 100_0013 MENU t *UNBZUBLFTPNFUJNFUPTUBSUQMBZCBDLEFQFOEJOHPOUIFTJ[FBOERVBMJUZPGUIFTFMFDUFEWJEFP t The camcorder may not play the following video ﬁles: - A video whose name was changed changed on a PC - A video recorded on another device. - A video whose ﬁle format is not supported by the camcorder t :PVDBOVTFWBSJPVTQMBZPQUJPOTEVSJOHUIFWJEFPQMBZCBDLpage 45 t 5IFSFDPSEFEWJEFPTDBOCFQMBZFEPOB57PS1$pages 102, 110 ) tab or 2.&/6 button during playback, play is paused and the menu t *GZPVUPVDIUIF.FOV screen appears. 44 Various playback operations Playback / Pause / Stop t 1MBZCBDLBOEQBVTFBMUFSOBUFTXIFOZPVUPVDIUIF1MBZ playback. t 5PVDIUIF3FUVSO ) tab to stop playback. ) / Pause ( Search playback During playback, each touch of the Reverse search ( ) / Forward search ( the play speed: t 3143FWFSTF1MBZCBDL4FBSDI SBUFY x4 x8 x2 t '14'PSXBSE1MBZCBDL4FBSDI SBUFY x4 x8 x2 ) tab during ) tab increases Skip playback Touch the Reverse skip ( ) / Forward skip ( ) tab during playback. t 5PVDIJOHUIF'PSXBSETLJQ ) tab plays the next video. t 5PVDIJOHUIF3FWFSTFTLJQ ) plays the beginning of the scene. If reverse skip ( ) is touched within 3 seconds from the start of the ﬁle, the previous video is played. t Place and hold your ﬁnger on the Reverse skip ( ) / Forward skip ( ) tab to search for a video number quickly. When you lift off your ﬁnger, the selected video is played. Slow playback When playback is paused, touching the Reverse slow ( ) / Forward slow ( playback speed: t 3FWFSTFGPSXBSEQMBZCBDLTMPXSBUFY x1/4 x1/8 x1/2 ) tab reduces the Frame by frame playback When playback is paused, touch the Reverse frame advance ( ) / Forward frame advance ( ) to make the video go in reverse or forward one frame at a time. To adjust the volume 00:00:05 / 00:00:50 100_0013 You can hear the recorded sound from the built-in speaker. You can adjust the sound level between “0~19.” When the level is at “0,” you cannot hear sound. 1. Touch the Volume ( ) tab on the LCD screen. )/( ) tab to increase or decrease audio volume. 2. Touch the ( )/( ) tab for a long time, the sound level will be t *GZPVUPVDIthe ( adjusted continuously. MENU 00:00:05 / 00:00:50 100_0013 15 45 basic playback VIEWING PHOTOS You can view recorded photos by using various playback functions. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the Photo ( ) tab. t 5IFUIVNCOBJMWJFXBQQFBST t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUUIVNCOBJMWJFXTFMFDU ), ( ), or ( ) tab on the screen. t *GZPVTFMFDUUIFUIVNCOBJMEJTQMBZCZUIFEBUF ( ), you can sort photos by speciﬁc dates. page 43 t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUUIVNCOBJMQBHFUPVDIUIFVQ ) or down ( ) tab. 2. Touch your desired photo to display. t 5IFTFMFDUFEQIPUPJTEJTQMBZFEJOGVMMTDSFFOBOEQMBZCBDL control tabs appear brieﬂy. They reappear when you touch anywhere on the screen. t 5PVDIQSFWJPVTJNBHF )/ next image ( ) tab to view the previous and next photo. t 1MBDFBOEIPMEZPVSmOHFSPOUIFQSFWJPVTJNBHF )/next image ( ) tab to search for a desired photo number quickly. When you lift off your ﬁnger, the selected photo is displayed. 3. To return to the thumbnails, touch the Return ( HD SD 3/3 MENU HD SD 3/3 ) tab. MENU 14/17 100-0014 MENU t %POPUQPXFSPGGPSFKFDUUIFNFNPSZDBSEEVSJOHQIPUPQMBZCBDL%PJOHTPNBZEBNBHFUIF recorded data. t Your camcorder may not playback the following photo ﬁles normally: - A photo whose ﬁle name was changed on a PC. - A photo recorded on another device. - A photo with a ﬁle format not supported by this camcorder. (One that does not conform to DCF standards.) Loading time may vary depending on the size and quality of the selected photo. VIEWING A SLIDE SHOW You can view a photo slide show. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the Photo ( ) tab. t 5IFUIVNCOBJMWJFXBQQFBST t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUUIVNCOBJMQBHFUPVDIUIFVQ down ( ) tab. Slide Show Start ) or Slide Show Option 1/2 Delete 2. Touch the Menu ( ) tab i4MJEF4IPX4UBSUw Protect t 5IF ) indicator is displayed. The slide show starts from the current selected photo. 1/17 100_0001 t "MMQIPUPTBSFQMBZFECBDLDPOUJOVPVTMZJOUIFTFUTMJEFTIPX option (“*OUFSWBMwi.VTJDwi&GGFDU”) t *GZPVTFMFDUUIFUIVNCOBJMEJTQMBZCZUIFEBUF ), photos only taken on the corresponding date play back in a slide show. page 43 t :PVDBOBEKVTUUIFCBDLHSPVOENVTJDTWPMVNFMFWFMVTJOHUIF Volume ( ) tab while playing back the slide show with music. t 5PTUPQUIFTMJEFTIPXUPVDIUIF3FUVSO ) tab. t &WFSZUJNFZPVUPVDIUIF-$%TDSFFOUIFQMBZSFMBUFEUBCTBQQFBSPOUIF-$%TDSFFO Tip t 5PTUBSUBTMJEFTIPXEVSJOHUIFQMBZCBDLPGBTJOHMFQIPUP, touch ) tab on the LCD screen or touch the Menu the slide show ( ) tab “4MJEF4IPX4UBSU” ( t :PVDBOBMTPTUBSUBTMJEFTIPXGSPNUIF2VJDLNFOV page 52 14/17 100-0014 MENU 47 basic playback Using the Slide Show Option While playing back a slide show, you can use the “Slide Show Option” menus as follows: Slide Show Start Slide Show Option Submenu items Delete 1/2 t Interval: Photos play back continuously at the interval you select. You can choose 1 sec. or 3 sec. t Music: You can turn the built-in background music on or off. This camcorder has 7 default background melodies stored in the boot-up ﬂash memory. When music is On, starting a slide show starts the play back of the 7 melodies in shufﬂe mode. t Effect: Continuously plays back photos using the fade in / out effect between image transitions. Protect ZOOMING DURING PHOTO PLAYBACK You can magnify a playback image. Touch the up ( the desired area to magnify. )/down ( )/left ( )/right ( PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the Photo ( ) tab. t 5IFUIVNCOBJMWJFXBQQFBST t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUUIVNCOBJMQBHFUPVDIVQUIF ) or down ( ) tab. 2. Touch the photo you want to magnify. t 5IFTFMFDUFEQIPUPJTEJTQMBZFEPOUIFGVMMTDSFFO 3. Adjust the magniﬁ cation with the Zoom (W/T) button or Zoom (W/T) lever. t .BHOJmDBUJPOTUBSUTGSPNUIFUIFDFOUFSPGUIFQIPUP t You can zoom in from x1.1 to x8.0. t 8IJMFUIFQMBZCBDL[PPNJTJOVTFPUIFSJNBHFTDBOOPUCF selected. 4. Touch the up ( )/down ( )/left ( )/right ( ) tab to view the area you want on the magniﬁed photo. 5. To cancel, touch the Return ( ) tab. 48 HD ) to select SD 3/3 MENU 14/17 100-0014 Photos recorded on other devices or those edited on a PC cannot be magniﬁed. MENU X1.1 advanced recording HANDLING MENUS AND QUICK MENUS The instructions below are examples of how to access and use menu items using the Menu Tab and the 2.&/6 Button. When you access and use other menu items, use these examples as guides. PRECHECK! t Open the LCD screen to turn on the camcorder. t Your camcorder turns on automatically when you open the LCD screen. t Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 Using the Menu ( STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU 2.&/6CVUUPO ) tab Menu ( ) tab 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab on the touch panel. t 5IFNFOVTDSFFOBQQFBST t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUQBHFUPVDIUIFVQ )/down ( ) tab. 2. Touch “"QFSUVSF” (The Aperture function is used here as an example.) 3. Touch the desired option. t Adjust the setting values accordingly. t 5PVDIUIFEFDSFBTF ) or increase ( ) tab to adjust the aperture. t 5PFYJUUIFNFOVUPVDIUIF&YJU ) or Return ( ) tab. Photo sharpness White Balance Aperture 2/5 Shutter Aperture Auto Manual 1/1 Using the Q.MENU button 1. Press the 2.&/6 button on your camcorder to see the available menu options. t 5IFRVJDLNFOVTDSFFOBQQFBST 2. Touch “'PDVT” (The Focus function is used here as an example.) 3. Touch the desired option. t "EKVTUUIFTFUUJOHWBMVFT t 5PFYJUUIFNFOVUPVDIUIF&YJU ) or Return ( ) tab. t 8IFOVTJOHUIF.FOV ) or Quick menu items, some menu items can not be used at the same time, or may be grayed out. For more information on this, see Troubleshooting on page 127. t 'PSFBTZVOEFSTUBOEJOHUIFNFOVTFUUJOHQSPDFEVSFTPOUIJTQBHF are explained using the simplest methods. Menu setting methods can differ depending on the menu options you choose. WB Resolution SCENE EV Focus Focus Auto Manual TouchPoint 49 advanced recording MENU ITEMS t "DDFTTJCMFJUFNTJOUIFNFOVTWBSZEFQFOEJOHPOUIFPQFSBUJOHNPEF t 'PSJUFNPQFSBUJPOEFUBJMTTFFUIFQBHFOVNCFSMJTUFEVOEFS1BHFJOUIFUBCMF Recording menu items Items SCENE Video Resolution Video Quality Photo Resolution Photo Sharpness White Balance Aperture Shutter EV Focus Digital Effect Fader Tele Macro Cont. Shot Wind Cut Digital Zoom Self Timer Time Lapse REC Quick View Guideline Default value Auto [HD]1080/60i Fine 2880x1620 Normal Auto Auto Auto 0 Auto Off Off Off Off Off Off Off Off On Off Page 53 54 54 55 55 56 58 59 59 60 61 62 63 63 64 64 65 66 68 69 Playback menu items Operation mode Items Play Option Highlight Playlist Delete Protect Story-Board Print Copy * Divide Edit Combine File Info Slide Show Start Slide Show Option Print Mark (DPOF) 50 Video (Thumbnail) Video (Single) X X X X X X X X Photo (Thumbnail/Single) X X X X X X Items marked with * are available only with HMX-H203/H204/H205 models. Default value Page Play All 70 71 93 97 Off (Single) 96 73 98 90 91 73 47 48 99 : available, X : not available Setting menu items Items Storage Type * Storage Info * Card Info ** Format File No. Time Zone Date/Time Set Date Type Time Type Date/Time Display LCD Brightness Auto LCD Off Beep Sound Shutter Sound Auto Power Off Quick On STBY PC Software USB Connect HDMI TV Out Analog TV Out TV Connect Guide TV Display Default Set Language Demo Anynet+(HDMI-CEC) Default value Internal Memory Series Home JAN/01/2010 12:00 AM (Summer Time : Off) JAN/01/2010 12 Hr Off 18 Off On On 5 Min 5 Min On Mass Storage Auto Component 1080i On On On Page 74 74 74 75 76 76 77 77 78 78 79 79 80 80 81 82 83 84 84 85 86 87 87 88 88 89 t 5IFTF*UFNTBOE%FGBVMUWBMVFTNBZCFDIBOHFEXJUIPVUOPUJDF t 5IFSFBSFTPNFGVODUJPOTZPVDBOOPUBDUJWBUFTJNVMUBOFPVTMZJOUIFNFOV:PVDBOOPUTFMFDUUIF grey menu items. t *UFNTNBSLFEXJUIBSFBWBJMBCMFPOMZXJUI).9)))NPEFMT t Items marked with ** are available only with HMX-H200/H220 models. t 5IFUJNFUZQFNBZDIBOHFEFQFOEJOHPOUIFMBOHVBHFZPVTFMFDUFE 51 advanced recording QUICK MENU ITEMS Your camcorder provides quick menus consisting of the functions used frequently. Pressing the 2.&/6 button lets you change settings directly. Recording menu items Items Storage * SCENE Resolution WB EV Focus Default value Int. Memory Auto 1080/60i, 2880x1620 Auto 0 Auto Page 27 53 54, 55 56 59 60 Playback menu items Operation mode Item Storage * Highlight Playlist Delete Protect Divide Edit Combine File Info Slide Show Print Mark Video (Thumbnail) X X X Video (Single) X X X X Photo (Thumbnail/ Single) X X X X Page 27 71 93 97 96 90 91 73 47 99 : available, x : not available 52 Items marked with * are available only with HMX-H203/H204/H205 models. SCENE Using the iScene function, you can select a setting that matches the scene you are shooting (Sports, Portrait, etc.). Based on your selection, the camcorder sets the appropriate shutter speed and aperture automatically for optimal recording. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “ 4$&/&” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. t 5PDIBOHFUIFDVSSFOUQBHFUPVDIUIFVQ 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( SCENE Video Resolution )/down ( ) tab. 1/5 Video Quality Photo Resolution ) tab. SCENE Auto Sports 1/2 Portrait Spotlight Submenu items STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 t t t t t Auto: Under normal conditions, recording naturally. Sports ( ): Recording people or objects in motion. Portrait ( ): Recording skin color naturally. Spotlight ( ): When strong light strikes the object. Beach/Show ( ): Where reﬂection of light is intense such as a snowﬁeld or beach. t Food ( ): To make food more colorful. t Candle Light ( ): Recording in the soft glow of candlelight. t Indoor ( ): Indoor with artiﬁcial light. MENU When you specify “Aperture:Manual” or “Shutter:Manual,” the SCENE mode is cancelled. (Manual Aperture/Manual Shutter priority) 53 advanced recording Video Resolution You can select the resolution of the video to be recorded. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “7JEFP3FTPMVUJPO” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. SCENE Video Resolution 1/5 Photo Resolution Video Resolution Submenu items t <)%>J t <)%>Q t <4%>Q Video Quality [HD]1080/60i ): Records in the HD (1920x1080/60i) format. ): Records in the HD (1280x720/60p) format. ): Records in the SD (720x480/60p) format. [HD]720/60p 1/1 [SD]480/60p t iJwJOEJDBUFTUIFDBNDPSEFSXJMMSFDPSEJOJOUFSMBDFETDBONPEFBUmFMETQFSTFDPOE t iQwJOEJDBUFTUIFDBNDPSEFSXJMMSFDPSEJOQSPHSFTTJWFTDBONPEFBUGSBNFTQFSTFDPOE t 3FDPSEFEmMFTBSFFODPEFEVTJOH7BSJBCMF#JU3BUF7#3 7#3JTBOFODPEJOHTZTUFNUIBU automatically adjusts the bit rate according to the recording image. t 5IFBWBJMBCMFWJEFPSFDPSEJOHUJNFEJGGFSTBDDPSEJOHUPUIFWJEFPSFTPMVUJPOZPVTFMFDU Video Quality You can select the quality of the video to be recorded. PRECHECK! Select the record by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “7JEFP2VBMJUZ” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( SCENE Video Resolution 1/5 Photo Resolution ) tab. Video Quality Submenu items t Super Fine ( ): Records videos at the super ﬁne image quality. t Fine ( ): Records videos at the ﬁne image quality. t Normal ( ): Records videos at the normal image quality. 54 Video Quality Super Fine Fine 1/1 Normal The higher the resolution is, the shorter the available recording time. On the other hand, the lower the resolution, the longer the available recording time. Photo Resolution You can select the resolution of the photo to be recorded. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “1IPUP3FTPMVUJPO” SCENE Video Resolution 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( 1/5 ) or Return ( Video Quality Photo Resolution ) tab. Photo Resolution 2880x1620 Submenu items 1920x1080 t Y t 1920x1080 ( 3FDPSETJOUIFYSFTPMVUJPO 3FDPSETJOUIFYSFTPMVUJPO 1/1 t The number of recordable images differs according to the photo resolution you select. t 1IPUPTUIBUBSFSFDPSEFEPOZPVSDBNDPSEFSNBZOPUQMBZCBDLQSPQFSMZPOPUIFSEJHJUBMEFWJDFT that do not support these photo sizes. Photo Sharpness This function lets you create a sharper or softer image by processing the image after you’ve recorded the photo. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “1IPUP4IBSQOFTT” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Photo Sharpness White Balance 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 2/5 Aperture Shutter Submenu items t Soft ( ): Smooths the edges of photo images. Makes image softer. t Normal ( ): The photo images appear with sharp edges and are suitable for printing. t Sharp ( ): Sharpens the edges in photo images further. Photo Sharpness Soft Normal 1/1 Sharp 55 advanced recording White Balance Using the White Balance function, you can select a setting that matches the light illuminating the subject you are shooting (Daylight, Fluorescent, etc.). Based on your selection, the camcorder automatically adjusts the color of the subject so the colors in your recording look natural. PRECHECK! Select the record by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “8IJUF#BMBODF” Photo Sharpness 2. Touch the desired submenu item. t 5PTFUUIFXIJUFCBMBODFNBOVBMMZTFFQBHF 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( White Balance 2/5 Aperture Shutter ) tab. White Balance Submenu items t Auto: Controls the white balance automatically depending on the recording conditions. t Daylight ( ): Controls the white balance according to the outdoor lighting. t Cloudy ( ): For recording in the shade or cloudy weather. t Fluorescent ( ): For recording under white ﬂuorescent lights. t Tungsten ( ): For recording under halogen lamps and incandescent lights. t Custom WB ( ): You can manually adjust the white balance to match the light source or situation. Auto Daylight 1/2 Cloudy Fluorescent Understanding White Balance White balance (WB) is the process of removing unrealistic color casts, so that objects which appear white are rendered white in your image. Proper white balance has to take into account the “color temperature” of a light source, which refers to the relative warmth or coolness of white light. To set the white balance manually 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “White Balance” “$VTUPN8#” t 5IFi ) Set White Balance” indicator is displayed. 2. Fill the screen with a white object, and touch the ( t 5IFXIJUFCBMBODFTFUUJOHJTTUPSFE White Balance Tungsten ) tab. Custom WB 2/2 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. t 5IFTUPSFEXIJUFCBMBODFTFUUJOHXJMMCFBQQMJFEUIFOFYUUJNF you record. White thick paper Custom WB Set White Balance Auto OK t 8IFOTFUUJOHUIFXIJUFCBMBODFNBOVBMMZUIFTVCKFDUNVTUCFXIJUFPUIFSXJTFZPVSDBNDPSEFS may not detect an appropriate setting value. t 5IFBEKVTUFETFUUJOHSFNBJOTVOUJMZPVTFUUIFXIJUFCBMBODFBHBJO t %VSJOHOPSNBMPVUEPPSSFDPSEJOHTFUUJOH8IJUF#BMBODFUPiAuto” may provide better results. t $BODFMUIFEJHJUBM[PPNGVODUJPOGPSDMFBSBOEQSFDJTFXIJUFCBMBODFTFUUJOH t 3FTFUUIFXIJUFCBMBODFJGMJHIUDPOEJUJPOTDIBOHF 57 advanced recording Aperture The camcorder adjusts the aperture automatically depending on the subject and recording conditions. You can also manually adjust the aperture. PRECHECK! Select the record by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “Aperture” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Photo Sharpness White Balance 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 2/5 Aperture Shutter Aperture Submenu items t Auto: Sets the aperture value automatically. FXX): Touch decrease ( ) or increase ( ) tab to t Manual ( adjust the aperture. You can choose from the following settings: F1.8, F2, F2.8, F4, F5.6, F8, F11, F16 Auto Manual 1/1 Understanding Aperture You can adjust the aperture value to control the amount of light reaching the image sensor. You need to adjust the aperture value in the following cases: t 8IFOZPVBSFTIPPUJOHBHBJOTUUIFMJHIUPSXIFOUIF background is too bright. t 8IFOZPVBSFTIPPUJOHPOBSFnFDUJWFOBUVSBMCBDLHSPVOE such as at the beach or when skiing. t 8IFOUIFCBDLHSPVOEJTPWFSMZEBSLGPSFYBNQMFTDFOFSZ at night). When you specify “Aperture: Manual,” the SCENE mode is cancelled and “Shutter” is set to “Auto” automatically. (Manual Aperture priority) 58 Shutter The camcorder automatically sets the shutter speed depending on the scene's brightness. You can also manually adjust the shutter speed. PRECHECK! Select the record by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “4IVUUFS” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Photo Sharpness White Balance ) tab. Aperture 2/5 Shutter Submenu items t Auto: The camcorder automatically sets the appropriate shutter speed value. 1/XX): Touch decrease ( ) or increase ( ) tab to t Manual ( adjust the setting values. You can choose from the following settings: 1/60,1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, or 1 /10000. Shutter Auto Manual 1/1 t 5IFJNBHFNBZOPUTFFNTNPPUIXIFOZPVTFUBIJHITIVUUFSTQFFE t 8IFOSFDPSEJOHXJUIBTIVUUFSTQFFEPGPSIJHIFSNBLFTVSFUIFTVOJTOPUEJSFDUMZTIJOJOHJOUPUIFMFOT t 8IFOZPVTQFDJGZiShutter: Manual,” the SCENE mode is cancelled and “Aperture” is set to “Auto” automatically. (Manual Shutter priority) t 'PSQIPUPTUIFNBYJNVNTIVUUFSTQFFEJT EV Using the EV function, you can manually adjust the video and photo image brightness. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “&7” 2. Touch the decrease ( ) or increase ( ) tab to adjust the setting values. You can choose from the following settings: t &7WBMVFT ): -2.0, -1.5, -1.0, -0.5, 0, +0.5, + 1.0, +1.5, +2.0 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. EV -0.5 Understanding EV (Exposure Value) Exposure value is the total amount of light allowed to fall on the photographic medium (Image sensor) during the process of taking photos or videos. Darker(-) Brighter(+) Neutral(0) 59 advanced recording Focus The camcorder usually focuses on a subject automatically (auto focus). When you turn the camcorder on, focus is always set to automatic. You can also manually focus a subject. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “'PDVT" 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. EV Focus 3/5 Submenu items Digital Effect Fader t Auto: In most situations, it is better to use the automatic focus feature, as it enables you to concentrate on the creative side of your recording. t Manual ( ): You may need to focus manually under certain conditions that make automatic focusing difﬁ cult or unreliable. ) or ( ) tab to adjust the focus. Touch ( t Touch Point ( ): To focus on a subject shown on the LCD screen, simply touch the subject on the screen. Focus Auto Manual Touch Point 1/1 Focusing manually during recording This camcorder automatically focuses a subject from close-up to inﬁnity. However, the camcorder may not focus correctly, depending on the recording conditions. In this case, use the manual focus mode. Manual Focusing on a nearer subject To focus on a nearer subject, touch the nearer ) tab. subject ( Focusing on a further subject <Nearer subject> To focus on a further subject, touch the further ) tab. subject ( t 5IFOFBSFSPSGVSUIFSJDPO / ) appears in the center when focus adjustment reaches the end. t 5IFBEKVTUFEWBMVFJTBQQMJFESJHIUBGUFSUPVDIJOH ) or ( ) tab. the ( Tip <Further subject> You may obtain better results by adjusting the focus manually when recording the following: t "QJDUVSFDPOUBJOJOHTFWFSBMPCKFDUTTPNFDMPTFUPUIFDBNDPSEFSPUIFSTGVSUIFSBXBZ t "QFSTPOFOWFMPQFEJOGPHPSTVSSPVOEFECZTOPX t 7FSZTIJOZPSHMPTTZTVSGBDFTMJLFBDBS t 1FPQMFPSPCKFDUTNPWJOHDPOTUBOUMZPSRVJDLMZMJLFBOBUIMFUFPSBDSPXE 30CM Using the touch point Using the Touch Point function, you can focus on a small section of the picture. Focus on the particular point by touching the desired point. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU Tip To activate the touch point with a long touch You can activate the touch point by pressing the same point for about 1 second on the LCD screen. One-touch photo recording You can focus on your subject and take a photo with a touch of your ﬁnger. When the touch point function is enabled, simply touch the subject shown on the LCD screen that you would like to focus on, then hold for about 3 seconds. 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 t 5IF"VUP'PDVT"' TFUUJOHJTVTFGVMXIFOZPVPQFSBUFUIF[PPNGVODUJPOCFDBVTFZPVNJHIUOPUCFBCMFUPLFFQ accurate focus after the zoom ratio has been changed. t *OUIFNBOVBMGPDVTTFUUJOHNFOVTDSFFOBVUPGPDVTJTBWBJMBCMFCZVTJOHUIF"' ) tab on the screen. You can return to manual focus by touching the manual focusing tabs. t 8IFOUIF5PVDI1PJOUGVODUJPOJTFOBCMFEZPVDBOUPVDIUIF"' ) tab on the LCD screen to set the “Focus” to “"VUP” t 5PEJTBCMFUIF5PVDI1PJOUGVODUJPOTFUiFocus” to “"VUP” Digital Effect Using the Digital Effect function gives your recording a creative look. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “%JHJUBM&GGFDU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Digital Effect Off Black&White 1/2 ) tab. Sepia Negative Examples of 5 Digital Effect options Off Without any Digital Effect, a normal, natural image is displayed during recording or playback. Black & White ( ) This mode changes the image to black and white. Sepia ( ) This mode gives the image a reddish brown look. Negative ( ) This mode reverses the colors, creating a negative image. Art ( ) This mode helps adjust for facial imperfections. advanced recording Fader You can give your recording a professional look by using special effects such as fade in at the beginning of a sequence or fade out at the end of a sequence. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “'BEFS” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( EV ) or Return ( Focus ) tab. 3/5 Digital Effect Fader Submenu items t t t t Off: Disables the function In ( ): As soon as you start recording, it will fade in. Out ( ): When the recording is done, it will fade out. In-Out ( ): When you start or stop recording, the fader will be function accordingly. Fader Off In 1/1 Out In-Out Recording a video with Fade effect Fade in Press the Recording start/stop button when “Fader” is set to “In.” Recording starts with a dark screen and then the image and sound are faded in. Fade In (Approx. 3 seconds) Fade out Press the Recording start/stop button when “Fader” is set to “Out.” Recording stops as the image and sound are faded out. Fade Out (Approx. 3 seconds) Fade in-out Press the Recording start/stop button when “Fader” is set to “In-Out.” Recording starts with a dark screen and then the image and sound are faded in. Recording stops as the image and sound are faded out. The camcorder automatically turns the Fader function off after it has been used once. You must reset it each time you want to use it. Tele Macro Using the Tele Macro function, you can get close up images which are created by focusing on a small portion of a large object at a wide angle. The effective focal distance in the Tele Macro mode is between 1 to 50 cm. (0.4 to 19.7 inches) PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “5FMF.BDSP” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Tele Macro ) tab. Cont. Shot 4/5 Submenu items Wind Cut Digital Zoom t Off: Disable the function. t On ( ): You can focus on a small portion of a large object at a wide angle. Tele Macro t 8IFOSFDPSEJOHJO5FMF.BDSPNPEFUIFGPDVTTQFFENBZCFMPXFSFE t 6TFBUSJQPEOPUTVQQMJFE UPQSFWFOUDBNDPSEFSTIBLFJOUIF5FMF.BDSP mode. t "WPJETIBEPXTXIFOSFDPSEJOHJOUIF5FMF.BDSPNPEF t "TUIFEJTUBODFUPUIFTVCKFDUEFDSFBTFTGPDVTJOHBSFBOBSSPXT t *GZPVDBOOPUHFUQSPQFSGPDVTNPWFUIFZoom button or Zoom lever to adjust the focus. Off On 1/1 $POU4IPU This function allows you to capture photos in succession to give you more photo-taking opportunities when recording moving subjects. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “$POU4IPU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Tele Macro Cont. Shot 4/5 Wind Cut Digital Zoom ) tab. Cont. Shot Submenu items t Off: Records only one photo image. t On ( ): When pressing the PHOTO button, you can take up to 8 photos in one second. Off On 1/1 t 8IFOBOFSSPSPDDVSTJOUFSOBMNFNPSZGVMMFUD EVSJOHDPOUJOVPVTTIPUUIFSFDPSEJOHTUPQTBOE an error message is displayed. t 8IFOi$POU4IPU” is set to “On,” the photo resolution is ﬁxed at 1920 x 1080. advanced recording Wind Cut Using the Wind Cut function, you can reduce wind noise when recording sound using the builtin microphone. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “8JOE$VU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Tele Macro Cont. Shot ) tab. 4/5 Wind Cut Digital Zoom Submenu items t Off: Disables the function. t On ( ): Reduces wind noise when recording sound using the builtin microphone. Wind Cut Off On 1/1 Using the Wind Cut function also removes some low frequency sound with the wind noise. Digital Zoom The digital zoom enables higher zoom magniﬁcation than the optical zoom. Digital zoom can electronically magnify the image created by the optical lense up to 4000 times. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “%JHJUBM;PPN” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Digital Zoom Off On 1/1 ) tab. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 Submenu items t Off : Disables the function. t On : Enables digital zoom and higher zoom magniﬁcation. With the digital zoom, the image is digitally processed more than in the optical zoom modes. As a result, the image resolution may deteriorate. MENU The right side of the bar shows the digital zooming zone. The zooming zone appears when you move the zoom lever. Self Timer When the self-timer is enabled, there is a time delay between the time you press the Record start/Stop or PHOTO button and the time the camcorder takes the picture or records the video. You can use this function when you want to take a shot of many people including yourself. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “4FMG5JNFS” Self Timer 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Time Lapse REC 5/5 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. Guideline Self Timer Submenu items t Off: Disables the function t 10 Sec ( ): There is a time delay of 10 seconds after you press the Record Start/Stop or PHOTO button. Quick View Off 10 Sec 1/1 The camcorder automatically turns the Self Timer function off after it has been used once. You must turn it on each time you want to use it. advanced recording Time Lapse REC Using the Time Lapse feature, you can program your camcorder to create a time lapse video by recording a series of frames over a set period of time with a set time interval between each frame. The Time Lapse feature lets you create time lapse videos of blooming ﬂowers and similar subjects. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 To record in the Time Lapse REC mode, you must set the recording interval between frames and the total time the camcorder will record in Time Lapse, using the menu. 1. Touch the Meun ( ) tab. i5JNF-BQTF3&$w i0Ow t 5IFNFOVTDSFFOBQQFBST 2. Touch the desired items (Interval, Rec Limit) and then touch the up ( ) or down ( ) tab to set the values. Self Timer Time Lapse REC Quick View 5/5 Guideline 3. Touch the ( ) tab to ﬁnish the setting. 4. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 5. After setting the Time Lapse REC mode, press the Recording start/stop button. t Then the Time Lapse recording starts. t 5JNF-BQTF3&$POMZTVQQPSUTUIF<)%>QSFTPMVUJPOBOE Super Fine quality. Time Lapse REC Off On 1/1 Time Lapse REC Interval 1 REC limit Sec/ 24 HR REC Time : 24Min Submenu items t Off: Disables Time Lapse REC. t On ( ): - Interval (i4FDw): Image of the subject is captured at a set interval. Images are automatically shot a frame at a time at the speciﬁed interval and stored in the storage media. 1 3 5 (seconds). - REC Limit (i)Sw): Total time camcorder will record in Time Lapse mode. 24 48 72 (hours). [HD]720/60P SF 00:00:00 OK [307Min] 1Sec/24Hr Time Lapse Recording MENU Example of Time Lapse Recording Total time for recording Recording interval Timeline The Time Lapse Recording function records image frames at a predeﬁned interval over the total recording time to produce a time-lapse video. Time Lapse Recording is useful for ﬁlming in the following situations: Time for recording on the storage media (a video clip of Time Lapse REC) 00:00:20 / 00:20:00 100_0017 00:00:25 / 00:20:00 100_0017 t #MPPNJOHnPXFST t "CJSECVJMEJOHBOFTU t $MPVETSPMMJOHCZJOUIFTLZ 00:00:30 / 00:20:00 100_0017 t 5JNFMBQTFSFDPSEJOHNPEFJTSFMFBTFEPODFSFDPSEJOHIBTCFFOmOJTIFE5PTUBSUBOPUIFS5JNF-BQTF Recording, repeat steps 1 through 5. t DBQUVSFEJNBHFTDPNQPTFBWJEFPPGTFDPOEMFOHUI4JODFUIFNJOJNVNMFOHUIPGBWJEFPZPVS camcorder can save is one second, the interval you set deﬁnes how long the time lapse recording should be. For example, if you set the interval to “30 Sec,” total recording time should be set to at least 1 hour to record a minimum video length of 2 seconds (120 images). t 0ODFUIFtime lapse recording ﬁnishes recording for its total recording time, it switches to the standby mode. t 1SFTTUIFRecording start/stop button if you want to stop the time lapse recording. t "VEJPJTOPUSFDPSEFEEVSJOHtime lapse recording. t *GBWJEFPSFDPSEJOHmMMTVQ(#PGTUPSBHFNFNPSZBOFXSFDPSEJOHmMFJTBVUPNBUJDBMMZTUBSUFEBUUIBU point. t *GUIFCBUUFSZDIBSHFJTFYIBVTUFEEVSJOHUIFUJNFMBQTFSFDPSEJOHUIFDBNDPSEFSTBWFTUIFSFDPSEJOHVQ to that point and switches to standby mode. After some time, it displays a warning message, then turns off automatically. t *GNFNPSZSVOTPVUEVSJOHB5JNF-BQTF3&$UIFDBNDPSEFSTXJUDIFTUPTUBOECZNPEFBGUFSTBWJOHXIBU was recorded so far. t %VSJOH5JNF-BQTF3&$UIF[PPNBOEGPDVTGVODUJPOTBSFmYFETPUIBUZPVDBOOPUDIBOHFUIFTFUUJOHT Even if the subject is moved, you cannot change the focus. t When a time lapse recording starts, the “Time Lapse Recording” message blinks on the screen and it appears that the screen has stopped. This is a normal operation; do not remove the power source or memory card from the camcorder. t 8FSFDPNNFOEVTJOHUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSGPSBtime lapse recording. advanced recording Quick View Using the Quick View function, you can view the most recently recorded video and photo images as soon as the recording is ﬁnished. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “2VJDL7JFX” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Self Timer Time Lapse REC 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. Quick View 5/5 Guideline Quick View Submenu items Off t Off: Quick View icon does not appear on the screen after you ﬁnish the recording. t On: Quick View icon appears on the screen as soon as you ﬁnish the recording. Touch the Quick View icon to view the most recent video or photo you have recorded. After the Quick View is completed, your camcorder switches back to the standby mode. Tip If you touch the delete ( On 1/1 ) tab during Quick View, the ﬁle is deleted. 00:00:05/00:00:50 100_0013 Quick View t 5IF2VJDL7JFXGVODUJPOJTOPUBWBJMBCMFVOEFSUIFGPMMPXJOHDPOEJUJPOT - If the mode has been changed after the recording - If the USB cable is connected to the camcorder. - If the camcorder has been restarted after the recording - After playing Quick View t 'PSQIPUPTSFDPSEFEXJUIUIFi$POU4IPU,” only the most recent ﬁle is played. Guideline Guideline displays straight line patterns on the LCD screen that can help you set the image composition when recording images. The camcorder provides 3 types of guidelines. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing the MODE button. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “(VJEFMJOF” Self Timer 2. Touch the desired guideline according to the subject. t 5IFTFMFDUFEHVJEFMJOFBQQFBSTPOUIFTDSFFO Time Lapse REC 5/5 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. Quick View Guideline Guideline Off Submenu items t Off: Disables the function. : Placing the subject at the center cross point puts the subject in t the middle of the frame. : Positioning subjects within the Safety Zone rectangle ensures t they will be recorded. : For recording multiple subjects. Putting subjects at or near the t grid cross points creates a balanced composition. STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU t 1PTJUJPOJOHBTVCKFDUBUUIFDSPTTQPJOUPGBHVJEFMJOFQSPWJEFTBCBMBODFEDPNQPTJUJPO t (VJEFMJOFTBSFOPUSFDPSEFE advanced playback Play Option You can select a speciﬁc playback option according to your preference. PRECHECK! Touch the Play ( ) HD ( 1. Touch the Menu ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab on the LCD screen. page 43 ) tab “1MBZ0QUJPO” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Play Option Highlight 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 1/ 2 Playlist Delete Play Option Submenu items Play All t Play All ( ): Plays video clips in succession starting from the selected video to the last one, then returns to the thumbnail index view. t Play One ( ): Plays the selected video once, and then returns to the thumbnail view. t Repeat All ( ): Plays all the video clips repeatedly until the ) tab is touched. Return ( t Repeat One ( ): Plays one selected video repeatedly until the ) tab is touched. Return ( 70 Play One 1/1 Repeat All Repeat One Highlight The Highlight function plays a portion of the recorded video or videos at random. PRECHECK! Touch the Play ( ) HD ( 1. Touch the Menu ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab on the LCD screen. page 43 ) tab. “)JHIMJHIU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Play Option Highlight 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. t 8IFOUIFIJHIMJHIUWJFXJTmOJTIFEUIFWJEFPUIVNCOBJMWJFX appears. t *OUIFIJHIMJHIUQMBZNPEFZPVDBOBEKVTUUIFWPMVNFCZ touching the screen. You can also cancel the playback. 1/ 2 Playlist Delete Highlight Recent All 1/1 Submenu items t Recent ( ): Shows a portion of the videos that were created within the last 24 hours. t All ( ): Shows a portion of all video ﬁles. Tip Ratio of Highlight playback time to the recording time for a video Time recorded Less than 5 sec. 5 to 30 sec. 30 sec. to 5 min. 5 min. to 10 min. Over 10 min. Highlight playback time Full playback Plays 5 seconds. Plays 5 seconds of each 30 second section. Plays 11 seconds of each 2 minute section. Plays 15 seconds of each 3 minute section. If you run the Highlight function in the date thumbnail display, Highlight plays random portions of all the ﬁles in the selected date set. 71 advanced playback VIEW This function provides a preview of a storyboard to be printed, giving you a digest of a recorded video so you don’t need to review the entire video. PRECHECK! Touch the Play ( ) HD ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab on the LCD screen. page 43 1. Press the VIEW button. 2. Touch the desired video. t J'SBNFJNBHFTBQQFBSPOUIF-$%TDSFFO t 5IFJNBHFTGSPNUIFWJEFPBSFTFMFDUFEBSCJUSBSJMZ and comprise the preview of the storyboard to be printed. t 8IFOZPVTFMFDUBUIVNCOBJMBNPOHJ'SBNF images, playback starts from the thumbnail. 3. To save the storyboard image on the storage media, ) tab “Yes.” touch the Story-board print ( t You can ﬁnd the saved storyboard image in the photo thumbnail view. View 3/3 72 J7JFXDBOOPUFYUSBDUJ'SBNFTJOUIFGPMMPXJOHDBTFT ). - If thumbnails are displayed by date ( - The recorded video is too short. To extract 16 i-Frame thumbnails from a video, its recorded time should be longer than 32 seconds. Story-Board Print Using Storyboard Printing, you can make a digest image of a video that summarizes its story. This function captures 16 still images arbitrarily from the selected video and makes up one still image of 16 splits you can save into the storage media. It presents a quick overview of your video, helping you to understand the whole narrative of the video. PRECHECK! Touch the Play ( ) HD ( 1. Touch the Menu ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab on the LCD screen. page 43 ) tab “Story-Board Print.” 2. Touch the desired video “Yes.” t 5IFQSJOUFETUPSZCPBSEJNBHFmMFBQQFBSTPOUIF-$%TDSFFO for a period of time. t 5IFJNBHFTBSFTFMFDUFEBSCJUSBSJMZBOEDPNQSJTFBTUPSZCPBSE of one still image with 16-split still frames. t You can also ﬁnd the saved storyboard image in the photo thumbnail view. t The Story-Board Print function is not available under the Protect Story-Board Print 2/ 2 Edit File Info Story-Board Print 3/3 following conditions: - If free space available on the storage media is insufﬁcient. t 5IFTUPSZCPBSEQSJOUJOHNBZOPUTIPXBMMJ'SBNF thumbnails in the following case: - The recorded video is too short. To extract 16 i-Frame thumbnails from a video, its recorded time should be longer than 32 seconds. File Info You can see the image information for all images. PRECHECK! Touch the Play ( Protect ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab i'JMF*OGPw Story-Board Print 2/ 2 Edit File Info 2. Select the ﬁle you want to view the ﬁle information for. t 5IFJOGPSNBUJPOPGUIFTFMFDUFEmMFBQQFBST File Info 3. To exit the menu, touch the Return ( ) tab. 100VIDEO HDV_0017.MP4 Date Duration Size Resolution : JAN.01.2010 : 00:00:05 : 9.56MB : HD 1080 60i F 73 system setting Storage Type (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) You can record videos and photos on the internal memory or a memory card. Select the desired storage media before starting recording or playback. page 27 Storage Info (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) This function shows you the storage information of the selected storage media, such as used and available memory space, etc. PRECHECK! Insert a memory card in the camcorder before viewing the storage information. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “Storage Info.” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. t 6TFENFNPSZTQBDFBWBJMBCMFNFNPSZTQBDFBOE recordable time appears. Available space and recordable time depend on the video resolution you’ve selected. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Return ( ) tab. Storage Type Storage Info 1/ 7 Format File No. Storage Info Submenu items t Internal Memory: Displays the storage information of the internal memory. t Card: Displays the storage information of the memory card. Internal Memory Card 1/1 Card Info (HMX-H200/H220 only) This function shows you the storage information of the memory card, such as used and available memory space, etc. PRECHECK! Insert the memory card in the camcorder before viewing the storage information. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “Card Info.” t 6TFENFNPSZTQBDFBWBJMBCMFNFNPSZTQBDFBOESFDPSEBCMF time appears. Available space and recordable time depend on the video resolution you’ve selected. 2. To exit the menu, touch the Return ( ) tab. 74 Card • Used: 40.5MB • Free: 30.8GB [HD]1080/60i Super Fine : Fine : Normal : 253Min 307Min 390Min Format Use this function if you want to delete all ﬁles completely or to correct problems on the storage media. PRECHECK! You can completely delete all ﬁles and options on the storage media, including protected ﬁles. This enables stable speeds and operation when accessing the storage media. #FBXBSFUIBUBMMmMFTBOEEBUBJODMVEJOHQSPUFDUFEmMFTXJMMCFFSBTFE 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “'PSNBU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHBCPVUGPSNBUUJOHUIFNFNPSZDBSE Card Info Format 1/ 6 3. Touch “:FT” t 5IFGPSNBUJTFYFDVUFEXJUIBNFTTBHF File No. Time Zone Submenu item (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) t Internal Memory: Formats the internal memory. t Card: Formats the memory card. t %POPUSFNPWFUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBPSQFSGPSNBOZPUIFSPQFSBUJPOTVDIBTUVSOJOHPGGUIFQPXFS during formatting. Also, be sure to use the provided AC power adapter, as the storage media may be corrupted if the battery becomes exhausted during formatting. t *GUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBCFDPNFTDPSSVQUFEGPSNBUJUBHBJO t %POPUGPSNBUUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBPOB1$PSPUIFSEFWJDF Make sure to format the storage media on this camcorder. t "NFNPSZDBSEXJUIUIFQSPUFDUJPOUBCTFUUPMPDLDBOOPUCFGPSNBUUFEpage 29 t *GUIFSFJTOPTUPSBHFNFEJBJOTFSUFEJUDBOOPUCFTFMFDUFEBOEJUTOBNFXJMMCFEJNNFEPOUIF menu. t 3VONFNPSZDBSEGPSNBUCZUPVDIJOHiFormat.” (HMX-H200/H220 only) 75 system setting 'JMF/P File names (numbers) are assigned to recorded images according to the numbering option you select. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “'JMF/P” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. Card Info Format 1/ 6 Time Zone Submenu items t Series : Assigns ﬁle numbers in sequence even after you replace or format the storage media or delete all ﬁles. Each ﬁle is given a unique ﬁle number that allows convenient image management on a PC. t Reset : Resets the ﬁle number to 0001 after formatting or deleting all ﬁles or inserting a new memory card. File No. File No. Series Reset 1/1 When you set “'JMF/P” to “4FSJFT” each ﬁle is assigned a different number to avoid duplicating ﬁle names. It is convenient when you want to manage your ﬁles on a computer. Time Zone You can easily set the clock to the local time when using your camcorder while traveling. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab Setting ( ) tab “Time Zone” “7JTJU” 2 Touch the left ( ) or the right ( ) tab to select the visited area. 3. Touch the ( ) tab when the time zone setting is completed. t 5IFUJNF[POFTFUWBMVFJTOPUBQQMJFEJGZPVmOJTIUIFTFUUJOH with the ( ) tab without touching the ( ) tab. Card Info Format 1/ 6 File No. Time Zone Time Zone Home Visit 1/1 Submenu items t Home : The clock will be used according to your setting on the Date/Time Set menu. Select it when using this camcorder for the ﬁrst time or when returning the clock to your hometown date/time setting. t Visit ( ): When you visit a different time zone, it allows you to use the local time without changing your hometown time setting. The clock will be adjusted in accordance with the time difference between the two locations. Visit London, Lisbon [HOME 00:00] JAN/01/2010 12:00AM OK Cities used to set the time zone Cities London, Lisbon Rome, Paris, Berlin, Stockholm, Madrid, Frankfurt Athens, Helsinki, Cairo, Ankara Moskva, Riyadh Teheran Abu Dhabi, Muscat Kabul Tashkent, Karachi Calcutta, New Delhi Kathmandu Time zone +00:00 Cities Adelaide Time zone +09:30 +01:00 Guam, Sydney, Brisbane +10:00 +02:00 +03:00 +03:30 +04:00 +04:30 +05:00 +05:30 +05:45 +11:00 +12:00 -11:00 -10:00 -09:00 -08:00 -07:00 -06:00 Almaty, Dacca +06:00 Yangon Bangkok Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Manila Seoul, Tokyo, Pyongyang +06:30 +07:00 +08:00 +09:00 Solomon Islands Wellington, Fiji Samoa, Midway Honolulu, Hawaii, Tahiti Alaska LA, San Francisco, Vancouver, Seattle Denver, Phoenix, Salt Lake City Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Mexico City New York, Miami, Washington D.C., Montreal, Atlanta Caracas, Santiago Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Sao Paulo Fernando de Noronha Azores, Cape Verde -05:00 -04:00 -03:00 -02:00 -01:00 Date/Time Set By setting the date and time, you can display the date and time of the recording during playback. page 25 Date Type You can set the display format for the date. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “%BUF5ZQF” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Date/Time Set Date Type 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 2/ 6 Time Type Date/Time Display Submenu items t 2010/01/01 : Displays the date in the year/month (two-digit)/date format. t JAN/01/2010 : Displays the date month/date/year format. t 01/JAN/2010 : Displays the date date/month/year format. t 01/01/2010 : Displays the date in the date/month (two-digit)/year format. Date Type 2010/01/01 JAN/01/2010 1/1 01/JAN/2010 01/01/2010 This function depends on the “Date/Time Display” setting. 77 system setting Time Type You can set the display format for the time. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “5JNF5ZQF” 2. Touch the desired display option. Date/Time Set Date Type 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 2/ 6 Time Type Date/Time Display Submenu items t 12Hr : Displays the time information in 12 hour units. t 24Hr : Displays the time information in 24 hour units. Time Type 12 Hr 24 Hr This function depends on “Date/Time Display” setting. 1/1 Date/Time Display You can set whether or not the date and/or time are displayed on the LCD screen. Date/Time Set PRECHECK! Before you use the “Date/Time Display” function, you must set the date and time. page 78 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “%BUF5JNF%JTQMBZ” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. t 5IFEBUFUJNFJTEJTQMBZFEPOUIF-$%TDSFFOBDDPSEJOHUPUIF selected option. Submenu items t t t t 78 Off : Current date/time information is not displayed. Date : Displays the current date. Time : Displays the current time. Date & Time : Displays the current date and time. t 5IFEBUFUJNFXJMMSFBEiJAN/01/2010 12:00 AM” in the following case: - When the built-in rechargeable battery is depleted. t 5IJTGVODUJPOEFQFOETPOiDate Type” and “Time Type” setting. Date Type 2/ 6 Time Type Date/Time Display Date/Time Display Off Date 1/1 Time Date & Time STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 JAN/01/2010 12:00AM MENU LCD Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD screen to compensate for ambient lighting conditions. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “LCD Brightness” 2. Touch the decrease ( ) or increase ( ) tab to adjust the setting values as you want. t :PVDBOTFUWBMVFTGPS-$%CSJHIUOFTTCFUXFFOBOE 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. LCD Brightness Auto LCD Off Beep Sound 3/ 6 Shutter Sound LCD Brightness t *GUIFTVSSPVOEJOHJTUPPCSJHIUBEKVTUUIFCSJHIUOFTTPGUIF-$% screen. t Adjusting the LCD screen does not affect the image being recorded. t A brighter LCD screen consumes more power. 18 Auto LCD Off To reduce power consumption, the brightness of the LCD screen is automatically dimmed if the camcorder is idle for more than 2 minutes. LCD Brightness 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “"VUP-$%0GG” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. Auto LCD Off Beep Sound 3/ 6 Shutter Sound Auto LCD Off Submenu items Off t Off : Disable the function. t On : When the camcorder is idle for more than 2 minutes in the STBY mode, or for more than 5 minutes when recording a video, the power saving mode starts by dimming the LCD screen. STBY 00:00:00 After 2 minutes [307Min] 9999 STBY 00:00:00 [307Min] 00:00:00 On 1/1 After 5 minutes [307Min] 00:00:00 [307Min] 9999 MENU < In the STBY mode> MENU <LCD screen is darkened> MENU <During recording> MENU <LCD screen is darkened> t 8IFOiAuto LCD Off” function is enabled, you can press any button on the camcorder to return LCD brightness to normal. t "VUP-$%0GGXJMMCFEJTBCMFEJOUIFGPMMPXJOHDBTFT - If the AC power adaptor is connected. - While the Demo function is in operation. 79 system setting Beep Sound The Beep Sound function lets you control whether a beep sounds when you touch certain buttons on the screen. LCD Brightness 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “#FFQ4PVOE” Auto LCD Off 3/ 6 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit, touch the Exit ( disappears. Beep Sound Shutter Sound ) or Return ( ) tab until the menu Beep Sound Off Submenu items On t Off : Disables the function. t On : You will hear a beep sound when operating buttons or tabs such as the Power ( ) button or recording start/stop button. 1/1 The Beep Sound is canceled in the following cases: - During recording and playback. - When the camcorder has a cable connection (component/AV cable, HDMI cable, etc.). Shutter Sound The Shutter Sound function lets you turn the shutter sound that plays when you press the PHOTO button on or off. 1. Touch the Menu ( LCD Brightness ) Setting ( ) tab “4IVUUFS4PVOE” Auto LCD Off 3/ 6 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( Beep Sound Shutter Sound ) or Return ( ) tab. Shutter Sound Submenu items t Off : Disable the function. t On : You will hear the shutter sound when you press the PHOTO button. 80 Off On 1/1 The Shutter Sound will not play: - If you press the PHOTO button during video recording. - When the camcorder has a cable connection (component/AV cable, HDMI cable, etc.). Auto Power Off You can set your camcorder to turn off automatically if it is idle for 5 minutes without an operation. This function prevents unnecessary power consumption. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “"VUP1PXFS0GG” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Auto Power Off Quick On STBY 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 4/ 6 PC Software USB Connect Auto Power Off Submenu items t Off : Disable the function. t 5 Min : The camcorder turns off if idle for 5 minutes without an operation. Off 5 Min 1/1 t "VUP1PXFS0GGEPFTOPUXPSLJOUIFGPMMPXJOHTJUVBUJPOT - When the camcorder has a cable connection. (HDMI cable, component/AV cable, USB cable, etc.) - While the Quick On STBY function is in operation. - While the Demo function is in operation. - While you are recording, playing (except pause), or running a photo slide show. t 5PUVSOUIFDBNDPSEFSPOBHBJOQSFTTUIFPower ( ) button. 81 system setting Quick On STBY When you are going to record frequently for an extended time, use the Quick On STBY function. In standby mode, closing the LCD screen starts the Quick On STBY mode to reduce energy consumption. Once you are ready to record again, this function triggers the camcorder to come on quickly from the power saving mode. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “2VJDL0O45#:” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Auto Power Off Quick On STBY 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. t *OUIFTUBOECZNPEFDMPTJOHUIF-$%TDSFFOXJMMTPPOFYFDVUF the Quick On STBY mode, and then the camcorder turns off after the selected time setting. 4/ 6 PC Software USB Connect Quick On STBY Off 5 Min Submenu items t Off : In the standby mode, closing the LCD screen turns off the camcorder. t 5 Min : In the standby mode, closing the LCD screen starts the Quick On STBY mode shortly, and then the camcorder turns off after 5 minutes. t 10 Min : In the standby mode, closing the LCD screen starts the Quick On STBY mode shortly, and then the camcorder turns off after 10 minutes. t 20 Min : In the standby mode, closing the LCD screen starts the Quick On STBY mode shortly, and then the camcorder turns off after 20 minutes. 1/1 10 Min 20 Min t 5VSOJOHPGGUIFDBNDPSEFSBGUFSVTFJTBMXBZTSFDPNNFOEFEUPSFEVDFFOFSHZDPOTVNQUJPO However, as an alternative, you can use the Quick On STBY function under most shooting conditions to reduce energy consumption effectively. t 5IFNPEFJOEJDBUPSLFFQTCMJOLJOHJOUIF2VJDL0O45#:NPEF t 5IF2VJDL0O45#:NPEFJTOPUBWBJMBCMFVOEFSUIFGPMMPXJOHDPOEJUJPOT - When the LCD screen is open. - When a video cable (HDMI, Component/AV) or the USB cable is connected to the camcorder. - When you operate the buttons on the camcorder. 82 PC Software If you set PC Software to On, you can use the PC software built into the camcorder by connecting the camcorder’s USB cable to the camcorder and your PC. You can download the stored video and photo images on the camcorder to your PC’s hard disk. You can also edit the videos and photos using the PC software. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “1$4PGUXBSF” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Auto Power Off Quick On STBY 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 4/ 6 PC Software USB Connect PC Software Submenu items t Off : Disables the function. t On : The built-in editing software launches when the camcorder is connected to the PC. Off On 1/1 t The PC Software function is not available under the following conditions: - If “USB Connect” is set to “PictBridge” t 5PFOBCMFUIF1$4PGUXBSFGVODUJPOTFUiUSB Connect” to “Mass Storage,” in the system setting menu option. t 5IF1$4PGUXBSFJTDPNQBUJCMFXJUIUIF8JOEPXT04POMZ 83 system setting USB Connect You can transfer data to a PC or print photos directly by establishing the USB connection. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “64#$POOFDU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( Auto Power Off ) or Return ( ) tab. Quick On STBY 4/ 6 PC Software USB Connect Submenu items t Mass Storage : Connect to a PC to transfer videos or photos. page 115 t PictBridge : Connect to a PictBridge printer to print photos directly (when using the PictBridge function). page 100 USB Connect Mass Storage PictBridge 1/1 Before connecting a USB cable, check whether the current USB mode is appropriate for the function you want to use. HDMI TV Out You can set the HDMI video output to match the TV you have connected. PRECHECK! Using the HDMI cable (not supplied), connect the camcorder to your TV. page 102 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “)%.*570VU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. HDMI TV Out Analog TV Out 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 5/ 6 TV Connect Guide TV Display Submenu items t Auto : The video signals are output in the same format as the recorded ﬁle. Use this setting only when connecting to an HDTV. t 480p : The recorded ﬁle is output in the 720x480p format. Use this setting only when connecting to a standard, analog TV which supports Standard Deﬁnition (SD) progressive scan through its the HDMI jacks. 84 HDMI TV Out Auto 480p 1/1 Analog TV Out You can set the component or composite video output to match the TV you have connected. PRECHECK! t Using the component/AV cable provided with your camcorder, connect the camcorder to your TV. page 103~104 t This camcorder provides a two-in-one component/AV cable that works as both a component and AV cable. When using the component/AV cable, you must select the right camcorder output setting for the TV you have connected on the “Analog TV Out” menu. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “"OBMPH570VU” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. t $IFDLUIF57UZQFDPOOFDUJPOKBDLBOEUIFSFTPMVUJPOPGUIF recorded video before you choose the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. HDMI TV Out Analog TV Out 5/ 6 TV Connect Guide TV Display Submenu items t $PNQPOFOUJ ) : The recorded ﬁle is output in the 1920x1080i format. Use this setting only when connecting to an HDTV by using the component (Y/PB/PR and Audio) jacks. t $PNQPOFOUQ ): The recorded ﬁle is output in the 720x480p format. Use this setting only when connecting to a standard, analog TV which supports Standard Deﬁnition (SD) progressive scan through its component (Y/PB/PR and Audio) jacks. 480i t $PNQPOFOUJ ): The recorded ﬁ le is output in the 720x480i format. Use this setting only when connecting to a standard, analog TV which only supports interlaced SD (Standard Deﬁnition) resolution through its component (Y/PB/PR and Audio) jacks. t $PNQPTJUF ): The composite video signals are output via the component/AV cable (blue). Use this setting only when connecting to a regular, analog TV that has no component video jacks. t 5IF"OBMPH570VUJOEJDBUPSJTEJTQMBZFEPOMZXIFOUIFDBNDPSEFSJTDPOOFDUFEUPB57 t 'PSEFUBJMTPO57TQFDJmDBUJPOSFGFSUPUIFVTFSNBOVBMPGUIFDPOOFDUFE57 85 system setting TV Connect Guide You can view the TV Connect Guide before you connect the camcorder to your TV set. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab Setting ( ) tab “57$POOFDU(VJEF” HDMI TV Out 2. Touch the desired submenu item. t 57$POOFDU(VJEFBQQFBSTEFQFOEJOHPOUIFTFMFDUFE submenu items. t 3FGFSUPUIF57$POOFDU(VJEFXIFOZPVDPOOFDUZPVS camcorder to a TV. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( Analog TV Out 5/ 6 TV Connect Guide TV Display TV Connect Guide ) tab. HDMI Component 1/1 HDTV Composite TV Connect Guide Component TV Camcorder Y PB PR L R Camcorder COMPONENT IN AUDIO IN R Y PB PR L Signal ﬂow Component/AV cable Component Audio TV Display You can enable or disable the On Screen Display (OSD) that appears on the TV screen when you connect your camcorder to a TV. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “57%JTQMBZ” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. HDMI TV Out Analog TV Out 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. 5/ 6 TV Connect Guide TV Display Submenu items t Off : The OSD (On Screen Display) menus are only shown on the LCD screen. t On : The OSD menus are shown on the LCD screen and the TV screen as well. TV Display Off On 1/1 The thumbnail display and demo screens are shown on the TV even if you set “TV Display” to “0GG” Default Set You can restore all menu settings to their default settings. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab i%FGBVMU4FU” t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVSDPOmSNBUJPO 2. Touch "Yes" if you want all the settings returned to the default. t 5IF5JNF;POFTDSFFOBQQFBSTBGUFSBMMTFUUJOHTSFUVSOUPUIFJS defaults. Default Set Language 6/ 6 Demo Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) 3. Set the date and time again. page 25 t %POPUUVSOPGGUIFQPXFSXIJMFVTJOHUIJTGVODUJPO t *OJUJBMJ[JOHUIFDBNDPSEFSTFUUJOHTUPGBDUPSZEFGBVMUTEPFTOPUBGGFDUSFDPSEFEJNBHFT 87 system setting Language You can select a language in which to display the menu and messages. page 26 Demo Demo mode automatically shows you the major functions that are included with your camcorder so that you may use them more easily. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “%FNP” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( Default Set ) or Return ( ) tab. Language 6/ 6 Demo Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) Demo Submenu items t Off : Disable the Demo function. t On: Enables the Demo function. Off On 1/1 Using the Demo function The Demo mode is canceled in the following cases: - If the LCD screen is touched. - If any button is pressed (Recording start/stop, 2.&/6, Display ( ), SMART AUTO, MODE, PHOTO, etc.). However, the camcorder will enter the Demo mode automatically after 5 minutes in STBY mode if it is idle for 5 minutes without an operation. If you don’t want the Demo function to start, set “Demo” to “Off”. The Demo function does not operate in the following case: - If “Auto Power Off” is set to “5 Min”and your are using the battery as the main power, the Auto Power Off function will turn the camcorder off before Demo can run. 88 Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) This camcorder supports Anynet+. Anynet+ is an AV network system that lets you control all connected Samsung AV devices with an Anynet+ supported Samsung TV remote control. 1. Touch the Menu ( ) Setting ( ) tab “"OZOFU)%.*$&$ ” 2. Touch the desired submenu item. Default Set Language 3. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. t 8IFOUIFDBNDPSEFSJTDPOOFDUFEUPUIF"OZOFUTVQQPSUFE TV, you can operate some functions of the camcorder using the TV’s remote control. 6/ 6 Demo Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) Off Submenu items t Off: Disable the function. t On: The Anynet+ function is enabled. On 1/1 t 8IFOZPVUVSOPOUIFDBNDPSEFSUIBUJTDPOOFDUFEUPBO"OZOFUTVQQPSUJOH57XJUIBO)%.* cable, the TV (Anynet+ supported) is automatically turned on. If you do not want to use the Anynet+ function, set the “Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)” to “0GG” t 'PSEFUBJMTPOUIF"OZOFU)%.*$&$ GVODUJPOSFGFSUPUIFVTFSNBOVBMPG4BNTVOHT"OZOFU supported TV. 89 editing video clips DIVIDING A VIDEO You can divide a video into two, and easily delete a section you no longer need. As this function edits the original ﬁle, make sure to back up important recordings separately. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) HD ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab on the LCD screen. t Touch the Play ( page 43 Protect Story-Board Print 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab i&EJUw “%JWJEF” 2. Touch the desired video to edit. t 5IFTFMFDUFEWJEFPJTEJTQMBZFEBTQBVTFE 3. Search for the point of division by touching the playback control tabs. t 1MBZCBDLDPOUSPMUBCT / / / / / 4. Touch the pause ( ) tab at the point of division, then touch the Cutting ( ) tab. t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVSDPOmSNBUJPO 5. Touch “:FT” t 5IFTFMFDUFEWJEFPJTEJWJEFEJOUPUXPWJEFPDMJQT t 5IFTFDPOEDMJQPGUIFEJWJEFEWJEFPJTEJTQMBZFEBTUIFMBTU thumbnail. t "GUFSUIFEJWJTJPOZPVDBOQBSUJBMMZEFMFUFBOVOOFDFTTBSZ section or combine it with other videos. 2/ 2 Edit File Info Edit Divide Combine 1/1 00:00:05/00:00:50 100_0013 Divide Do not eject a memory card or power off while editing a video recorded on the storage media. Doing so may damage the storage media or data. 90 t :PVDBOOPUEJWJEFmMFTUIBUBSFQSPUFDUFE ) . Cancel the protect function ﬁrst. page 96 t 5IFEJWJEFEWJEFPNBZESJGUCFGPSFPSBGUFSUIFEJWJTJPOQPJOUCZBQQSPYTFDPOET t 5IF%JWJEFGVODUJPOJTOPUBWBJMBCMFVOEFSUIFGPMMPXJOHDPOEJUJPOT - If the total recorded time of the video is less than 6 seconds. - If you try to divide sections without leaving 3 seconds at the beginning and the end. - If the video ﬁle is recorded in the Time Lapse REC mode. - If the remaining memory space is less than 15MB. - If the video was recorded or edited by other devices. t Photos cannot be divided. t 5IFEJWJTJPOGVODUJPOEPFTOPUXPSLJGBWBJMBCMFNFNPSZTQBDFJOTUPSBHFJTJOTVGmDJFOU Delete unnecessary videos. t 8IFOUIFWJEFPJTEJWJEFEJOUPUXPPOMZUIFmSTUWJEFPDMJQJTTUPSFEJOUIFQMBZMJTUBHBJO COMBINING VIDEOS You can combine two different videos. As this function edits the original ﬁle, make sure to back up important recordings separately. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 t Touch the Play ( ) HD ( HD ) or SD ( SD ) tab on the LCD screen. page 43 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab i&EJUw “$PNCJOF” 2. Touch the video thumbnails to be combined. t 5IF ) indicator and the order number are displayed on the selected videos. Touching the video thumbnail toggles the image between being selected ( ) or not selected. t 5IF ) indicator does not appear if the video ﬁles have different resolutions. Protect Story-Board Print 2/ 2 File Info Edit Divide Combine 1/1 ) tab. 3. Touch the ( t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVSDPOmSNBUJPO 4. Touch “:FT” t 5IFTFMFDUFEWJEFPmMFTBSFDPNCJOFEJOUIFDIPTFOPSEFSBOE stored as one video. t 5IFUIVNCOBJMPGUIFmSTUWJEFPXJMMBQQFBSBTUIFUIVNCOBJMPG the combined video. Edit Combine 1 3/3 OK Do not eject a memory card or power off while editing a video recorded on the memory card. Doing so may damage the storage media or data. t :PVDBOOPUDPNCJOFmMFTUIBUBSFQSPUFDUFE ). Cancel the protect function ﬁrst. page 96 t 5IFPSJHJOBMWJEFPXJMMOPUCFQSFTFSWFE t The combine function is not available under the following conditions: - The Videos are in different resolution formats (for example, videos recorded at “Video 3FTPMVUJPO<)%>J” and “7JEFP3FTPMVUJPO<)%>Q”) cannot be combined. - The ﬁle size of the combined videos exceeds 1.8 GB. - One or both video ﬁles are recorded in the Time Lapse REC mode. - If the remaining section of the memory space is less than 15MB. - The videos were recorded or edited by other devices. t Photos cannot be combined. 91 editing the playlist PLAYLIST What’s a “Playlist?” You can create a playlist on the same storage media by gathering your favorite scenes from the recorded videos. Adding or deleting videos from a playlist does not affect the original video images. Example: You have recorded a few scenes on the storage media. You want to save the original recording, but you also want to create a digest by putting your favorite scenes together. In this case, you can create a playlist by selecting your favorite scenes, leaving the original recording as it is. )% 4% MENU Recorded videos JAN.15.2010 Video clip 1 10:00 Video clip 2 10:30 JAN.30.2010 Video clip 3 11:30 Video clip 4 14:00 Video clip 5 16:10 Video clip 6 18:20 Video clip 7 20:00 Playlist 92 t 0OFQMBZMJTUDBOCFDSFBUFEQFSFBDISFTPMVUJPOTFUi)%)JHIEFmOJUJPO wBOEi4%4UBOEBSE Deﬁnition).” t 5IFNBYJNVNOVNCFSPGWJEFPTPOUIFQMBZMJTUWJEFPT t *GPSJHJOBMWJEFPTBSFEFMFUFETDFOFTPOUIFQMBZMJTUDSFBUFEXJUIUIFTFWJEFPTBSFBMTPEFMFUFE CREATING THE PLAYLIST You can create a playlist by gathering your desired videos from the recorded videos. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab i1MBZMJTUw t The video resolution selection window appears. Play Option 2. Touch “HD” or “4%” t 5IFUIVNCOBJMEJTQMBZBQQFBSTBDDPSEJOHUPSFTPMVUJPOZPV selected. Highlight 1/ 2 Delete 3. Touch the Menu ( ) tab, then touch “"EE” t Video thumbnails corresponding to the selected video resolution appear on the screen. 4. Touch the videos you want added to the playlist. ) indicator is displayed on the selected video. t 5IF Touching the video toggles the image between being selected ( ) and not selected. Playlist HD SD 1/1 ) tab. 5. Touch the ( t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVSDPOmSNBUJPO 6. Touch “:FT” t 5IFQMBZMJTUJTDSFBUFE t :PVDBOQMBZUIFQMBZMJTUJOUIFTBNFNBOOFSBTZPVQMBZB video. Playlist Add Arrange 1/1 Delete Add 3/3 OK While editing the playlist, do not eject the memory card or power off the camcorder. Doing so may damage the storage media or data. t *GBWBJMBCMFTQBDFPOUIFTUPSBHFJTJOTVGmDJFOUZPVDBOOPUDSFBUFPSBEEBQMBZMJTU Delete unnecessary videos. t :PVDBOOPUTFMFDUUXPEJGGFSFOUSFTPMVUJPOJNBHFTGPSQMBDFNFOUJOUIFQMBZMJTU 93 editing the playlist ARRANGING VIDEOS IN THE PLAYLIST You can change the order of videos on the playlist. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab in the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “1MBZMJTU” 2. Touch “HD” or “4%” t 7JEFPUIVNCOBJMTDPSSFTQPOEJOHUPUIFTFMFDUFEWJEFPRVBMJUZ appear on the screen. Play Option Highlight 1/ 2 Playlist Delete 3. Touch the Menu ( ) tab, then touch “"SSBOHF” t 5IFQMBZMJTUBQQFBST Playlist 4. Touch the video you want to move. t 5IF ) indicator and the selection bar appear on the selected video. Touching the video toggles the image between being selected ( ) and not selected. HD SD 1/1 ) tab to move the bar to the 5. Touch the previous ( )/ next ( position you want, then touch the ( ) tab. t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVSDPOmSNBUJPO 6. Touch “:FT” t 5IFWJEFPNPWFTUPUIFTFMFDUFEQPTJUJPO Add Arrange 1/1 Delete Arrange 3/3 OK While editing the playlist, do not eject the memory card or power off the camcorder. Doing so may damage the storage media or data. 94 DELETING VIDEOS FROM THE PLAYLIST You can delete videos from the playlist. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab in the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “1MBZMJTU” 2. Touch “HD” or “4%” t 7JEFPUIVNCOBJMTDPSSFTQPOEJOHUPUIFTFMFDUFEWJEFPRVBMJUZ appear on the screen. Play Option Highlight 1/ 2 Delete 3. Touch the Menu ( ) tab, then touch “%FMFUF” t 5IFQMBZMJTUBQQFBST 4. Touch the video you want to delete. t 5IF ) icon and the selection bar appear on the selected video. Touching the video toggles the image between being selected ( ) and not selected. Playlist Playlist HD SD 1/1 ) tab. 5. Touch the ( t "NFTTBHFBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVSDPOmSNBUJPO 6. Touch “:FT” t 5IFTFMFDUFEWJEFPTBSFEFMFUFEGSPNUIFQMBZMJTU Add Arrange 1/1 Delete Delete 3/3 OK While editing the playlist, do not eject the memory card or power off the camcorder. Doing so may damage the storage media or data. 95 ﬁle management PROTECTION FROM ACCIDENTAL ERASURE You can protect important recordings from accidental erasure. The protected videos and photos can not be deleted unless you format the memory card or cancel the protection. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the HD ( HD ), SD ( SD ) or Photo ( t 7JEFPTPSQIPUPTBQQFBSBTUIVNCOBJMT 2. Touch the Menu ( ) tab. Protect ) tab “Protect.” 3. Touch the desired submenu item. t 5IFNFTTBHFUIBUDPSSFTQPOETUPUIFTFMFDUFEPQUJPOBQQFBST. 4. Touch “:FT” t 5IFQSPUFDUJPOJTTFUUPPOPSPGG t 5IF ) indicator appears on or disappears from the protected ﬁle. Story-Board Print 2/ 2 File Info Protect Select Files All On All Off 1/1 Protect Submenu items t Select Files: Protects individual images. Touch the images to protect from erasure. The ( ) indicator is displayed on the selected images. Touching the thumbnail image toggles the image between being selected ( ) or not selected. ) tab. Touch the ( t All On: Protects all images. t All Off: Releases the protected images all at once. Edit 3/3 t :PVDBOBMTPPQFSBUFUIJTGVODUJPOJOUIFGVMMBOETJOHMFJNBHFEJTQMBZNPEF t *GUIFXSJUFQSPUFDUJPOUBCPOUIFNFNPSZDBSEJTTFUUPMPDLZPVDBOOPUTFUUIJTGVODUJPO page 29 OK DELETING FILES You can erase your recordings one by one, all at once. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the appropriate storage media. (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) page 27 ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 t Touch the Play ( 1. Touch the HD ( HD ), SD ( SD ) or Photo ( t 7JEFPTPSQIPUPTBQQFBSBTUIVNCOBJMT 2. Touch the Menu ( ) tab. Play Option ) tab “%FMFUFw 3. Touch the desired submenu item. Highlight 1/ 2 Playlist Delete 4. The message that corresponds to the selected option appears. Touch “:FT” t 5IFTFMFDUFEJNBHFJTEFMFUFE Delete Select Files All Files 1/1 Submenu items t Select Files: Deletes individual images. Touch the images you want to delete. The ( ) indicator is displayed on the selected images. Touching the thumbnail image toggles the image between being selected ( ) or not selected. ) tab. Touch the ( t All Files: Deletes all images. Delete 3/3 OK t %FMFUFEJNBHFTDBOOPUCFSFDPWFSFE t %POPUFKFDUBNFNPSZDBSEPSQPXFSPGGXIJMFEFMFUJOHWJEFPTSFDPSEFEPOUIFTUPSBHFNFEJB Doing so may damage the storage media or data. t 5PQSPUFDUJNQPSUBOUJNBHFTGSPNBDDJEFOUBMFSBTVSFBDUJWBUFUIFJNBHFQSPUFDUJPOGVODUJPOJO advance. page 96 t :PVDBOOPUEFMFUFQSPUFDUFEmMFT$BODFMUIFQSPUFDUGVODUJPOmSTU t *GUIFXSJUFQSPUFDUJPOUBCPOUIFNFNPSZDBSEJTTFUUPMPDLZPVDBOOPUEFMFUFUIFJNBHFT page 29 t :PVDBOBMTPPQFSBUFUIJTGVODUJPOJOUIFGVMMBOETJOHMFJNBHFEJTQMBZNPEF t 5IFEFMFUFGVODUJPOEPFTOPUXPSLJGUIFCBUUFSZDIBSHFJTJOTVGmDJFOU8FSFDPNNFOEZPVVTFUIF AC adapter to ensure the camera has power continuous power when deleting. 97 ﬁle management COPYING FILES (HMX-H203/H204/H205 ONLY) Videos and photos stored in the internal memory can be copied to the external ﬂash memory card. Copying to the memory card does not delete the originals in the internal memory. PRECHECK! t Insert the memory card in your camcorder. t Touch the Play ( ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 1. Touch the HD ( HD ), SD ( SD ) or Photo ( t 7JEFPTPSQIPUPTBQQFBSBTUIVNCOBJMT ) tab. Protect 2. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “$PQZw 3. Touch the desired submenu item. Story-Board Print 2/ 3 Copy Edit 4. The message that correpsponds to the selected option appears. Touch “Yes.” t 5IFTFMFDUFEJNBHFTBSFDPQJFE Copy Select Files All Files 1/1 Copy Submenu items t Select Files: Copy individual images. Touch the images you want to copy. The ( ) indicator is displayed on the selected images. Touching the thumbnail image toggles the image between being selected ( ) or not selected. ) tab. Touch the ( t All Files: Copy all images. 3/3 Remain:2GB OK Remaining free space in the destination memory card t :PVDBOBMTPPQFSBUFUIJTGVODUJPOJOUIFGVMMBOETJOHMFJNBHFEJTQMBZNPEF t *GUIFXSJUFQSPUFDUJPOUBCPOUIFNFNPSZDBSEJTTFUUPMPDLZPVDBOOPUDPQZUIFJNBHFT page 29 t :PVDBOOPUDPQZBmMFJGUIFNFNPSZDBSEIBTJOTVGmDJFOUGSFFTQBDF3FNPWFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFT before proceeding. page 97 t 5IFDPQZGVODUJPOEPFTOPUXPSLJGUIFCBUUFSZDIBSHFJTJOTVGmDJFOU8FSFDPNNFOEZPVVTFUIF AC adapter to ensure the camera has continuous power when copying. 98 printing photos DPOF PRINTING SETTING DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) lets you select still pictures from the camcorder’s memory card to print and set the number of copies to be printed. Your camcorder uses this saved information when you connect it to a DPOF compatible printer to print the pictures. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card in your camcorder. t Touch the Play ( ) tab on the LCD screen to select the play mode. page 23 1. Touch the Photo ( ) tab. t 5IFQIPUPUIVNCOBJMTBSFEJTQMBZFE 2. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “1SJOU.BSL%10' ” 3. Touch the desired submenu item. 4. The message that corresponds to the selected option appears. Touch “:FT” t 5IFQSJOUNBSLJTTFMFDUFEPSSFNPWFE t 5IF 01) indicator appears on the print-marked photos. Print Mark (DPOF) File Info 2/2 Print Mark (DPOF) Select Files Set All Submenu items t Select Files: Print-marks individual images. The print marks indicator is displayed on the selected images. Touching the thumbnail image toggles the image between being selected ( ) or not selected. ) tab. Touch the ( t Set All: Print-marks all images. t Reset All: Removes all the print-marks. Reset All 1/1 Print Mark (DPOF) 01 01 3/3 OK Understanding DPOF DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) lets you select still images on the memory card to print and set the number of copies to be printed. Tip In single display mode, you can set the number of prints by using the decrease ( tab. ) tab "Print Mark (DPOF)" decrease ( - Touch the Menu ( - You can set the number of prints from 0 to 99 for each image. ) or increase ( ) or increase ( ) ) tab. t 8IFOZPVTFMFDUUIFiSet All” option, the number of copies to be printed is set to 01. t 4FMFDUJOHUIFiSet All” or “Reset All” options may take a long time depending on the number of the selected copies. 99 printing photos DIRECT PRINTING WITH A PICTBRIDGE PRINTER You can print photos directly by connecting this camcorder to a PictBridge printer (sold separately) and a USB cable. 1. Touch the Menu ( “1JDU#SJEHF” ) Setting ( ) tab “USB Connect” Auto Power Off 2. Use a USB cable to connect your camcorder to the printer. Quick On STBY 4/ 6 3. Turn your printer power on. t 5IFQIPUPUIVNCOBJMTBQQFBS 4. Touch the photos to be print, then touch the Print ( t 5IFTFMFDUFEQIPUPJTQSJOUFE PC Software USB Connect ) tab. USB Connect Mass Storage PictBridge Camcorder 1/1 Printer (Compatible with PictBridge) 14/17 100-0014 01 MENU To set the number of prints Touch the decrease ( )/increase ( to print. t 5IFOVNCFSPGDPQJFTJTTFU ) tab to set the number of copies To cancel the print setting Touch the Return ( ) tab on the LCD screen. To stop printing after printing starts Touch “Cancel” on the screen. 100 t *GUIFDBNDPSEFSJTDPOOFDUFEUPBQSJOUFSXIJMFiUSB Connect” is set to “Mass Storage,” the message “Fail USB Connecting Change AUSB Connect’” appears. Set the “USB Connect” to the “PictBridge”, and then connect the USB cable again. t 6TFUIFTVQQMJFE64#DBCMF To set the date/time imprint 1. In the printer mode, touch the Menu ( ) tab. t 5IFQSJOUPQUJPOTBQQFBSPOUIFTDSFFO 14/17 100-0014 01 2. Touch “%BUF5JNF” 3. Touch the desired submenu item. t 5IFTFMFDUFEEBUFBOEUJNFEJTQMBZPQUJPOJTTFU MENU 4. To exit the menu, touch the Exit ( ) or Return ( ) tab. t 5IFTFMFDUFEEBUFBOEUJNFXJMMCFQSJOUFEPOUIFQIPUPT Date/Time 1/1 JAN/01/2 010 12:00 Date/Time 00 010 12: 1/2 Off N/0 JA Date 1/1 Time Date & Time t 5IFEBUFUJNFJNQSJOUPQUJPONBZOPUCFTVQQPSUFECZBMMQSJOUFST$IFDLXJUIZPVSQSJOUFS manufacturer. The “Date/Time” menu cannot be setup if the printer does not support this option. t 1JDU#SJEHFJTBSFHJTUFSFEUSBEFNBSLPG$*1"$BNFSB*NBHJOH1SPEVDUT"TTPDJBUJPO BOJNBHF transfer standard developed by Canon, Fuji, HP, Olympus, Seiko Epson, and Sony. t 6TFUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSUPQPXFSZPVSDBNDPSEFSEVSJOH1JDU#SJEHFEJSFDUQSJOUJOH5VSOJOHUIF camcorder off during printing might damage data on the storage media. t 7JEFPJNBHFTDBOOPUCFQSJOUFE t 1IPUPTSFDPSEFEPOPUIFSEFWJDFTDBOOPUCFQSJOUFE t 7BSJPVTQSJOUJOHPQUJPOTBSFBWBJMBCMFEFQFOEJOHPOUIFQSJOUFS3FGFSUPUIFQSJOUFShTVTFSNBOVBM for details. 101 connecting to a TV CONNECTING TO A HIGH DEFINITION TV You can enjoy High Deﬁnition (HD) quality videos, recorded in “<)%>J” or “<)%>Q” resolution using an HDTV. The connection methods and quality of the image viewed on the TV screen can differ depending on the type of TV you’ve connected, and the connectors used. To playback high quality videos from your camcorder, check if your TV set supports the “<)%>J” resolution. This HD camcorder supports HDMI and component output. Both can deliver high-deﬁnition video. PRECHECK! t Select the HDMI or the component jacks on your TV. For more information about the connectors and the connection methods, refer to the TV’s user manual. t This HD camcorder provides a two-in-one component/AV cable that functions as a component and AV cable. When using the component/AV cable, you must select the right video output for your TV on the “Analog TV Out” menu. page 85 Understanding the HDMI cable HDMI (High Deﬁnition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transmitting uncompressed digital data. What is Anynet+ function? You can use the same remote control for devices that support the Anynet + function. You can use the Anynet + function if the camcorder is connected with an HDMI cable to an Anynet+ supported TV. For more information, refer to the Anynet+ support TV’s user manual. Using a mini HDMI cable 1. Turn on the camcorder and connect a Mini HDMI cable (optional) to the HDMI jack on your TV and the HDMI jack on your camcorder. t 8IFODPOOFDUJOHWJB)%.*UIFDPOOFDUFEEFWJDFNBZOPUCFSFDPHOJ[FEJGUIF camcorder is turned off. 2. Turn on your TV and set the TV’s input selector to the Input your camcorder is connected to. Refer to the TV’s instruction manual to see how to select the TV input. Camcorder HDTV Signal ﬂow 102 Mini HDMI Cable (optional) Using a component/AV cable 1. Connect the provided component/AV cable to the camcorder and the Y-PB-PR (Video) and L-R (Audio) jacks on your TV. Match the colors of the plugs to the colors of the jacks. t "GUFSUIFDPOOFDUJPOJTDPNQMFUFTFUiAnalog TV Out” to “$PNQPOFOUJ” page 85 2. Turn on your TV and set the TV’s input selector to the Input your camcorder is connected to. Refer to the TV’s instruction manual to see how to select the TV input or source. HDTV Camcorder Signal ﬂow Component/AV cable (component connection) If the PB, PR, or Y jack is not connected correctly, the TV screen may appear red or blue. t 8IFODPOOFDUJOHUPB57VTJOHUIFDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFNBUDIUIFDPMPSTCFUXFFOUIFDBCMFT and the corresponding jacks. t 7JEFPTSFDPSEFEVTJOHUIF)%DBNDPSEFSXJMMQMBZCBDLPOBO)%57JOUIFPSJHJOBMSFTPMVUJPOZPV set in the camcorder. Videos recorded in SD quality cannot playback on an HDTV in the HD quality. For example, videos recorded in HD quality (resolution of “<)%>J” or “<)%>Q”) playback in HD quality while the videos recorded in SD quality (resolution of “<4%>Q”) playback in the SD quality. t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSDPNFTXJUIUIFiTV Connect Guide” menu which contains TV connection information. If you try to connect the camcorder to a TV (without using the user manual), use the “TV Connect Guide” menu function. page 86 t :PVNVTUVTFUIFQSPWJEFEDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMF%POPUVTFDBCMFTGSPNPUIFSNBOVGBDUVSFST t 0OMZB$UP"UZQF.JOJ)%.*DBCMFDBOCFVTFEXJUIUIJTDBNDPSEFS t 5IF)%.*KBDLPOUIFDBNDPSEFSDBOCFVTFEGPSPVUQVUPOMZ t *GBO"OZOFUTVQQPSUFE57JTDPOOFDUFEUPUIFDBNDPSEFSUVSOJOHPOUIFDBNDPSEFSNBZUVSO the TV’s power on. (Anynet+ function) If you don’t want this function, set “Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC)” to “0GG” page 89 t 6TFPOMZUIF)%.*DBCMFXIFODPOOFDUJOHUPUIF)%.*KBDLPGUIJTDBNDPSEFS*GUIF camcorder is connected with other HDMI cables, the screen display may not work. 103 connecting to a TV CONNECTING TO A REGULAR TV You can enjoy images recorded with your HD camcorder on a regular TV that supports standard deﬁnition. *NBHFTSFDPSEFEXJUI)%IJHIEFmOJUJPO JNBHFRVBMJUZJFSFTPMVUJPO PGi<)%>JwPSi<)%>Qw BSFQMBZFECBDLXJUI4%4UBOEBSE%FmOUJPO JNBHF RVBMJUZ The connection methods and quality of the image viewed on the TV screen can differ depending on the type of TV you’ve connected, and the connectors used. This HD camcorder supports both component and composite output for standard deﬁnition video transfer. PRECHECK! t Check your TV connection jacks and select the connection method your TV supports. For more information about connection jacks and connection methods, refer to the TV user manual. t This HD camcorder provides a two-in-one component/AV cable that functions as a component and AV (composite) cable. When using the component/AV cable, you must select the right video output for your TV on the “Analog TV Out” menu. page 85 Connecting a component/AV cable for component output 1. Connect the provided component/AV cable to the camcorder and the Y-PB-PR (Video) and L-R (Audio) jacks on your TV. Match the colors of the plugs to the colors of the jacks. t "GUFSUIFDPOOFDUJPOJTDPNQMFUFTFUiAnalog TV Out” to “Component 480p or $PNQPOFOUJ” page 85 2. Turn on your TV and set the TV’s input selector to the Input your camcorder is connected to. Refer to the TV’s instruction manual to see how to select the TV input. Regular TV Camcorder Signal ﬂow Component/AV cable (component connection) 104 Connecting a component/AV cable for composite output 1. Connect the provided component/AV cable to the camcorder and the Video and L-R (Audio) on TV. Use the blue plug with the yellow label to connect to the Video input on your TV. t "GUFSUIFDPOOFDUJPOJTDPNQMFUFTFUiAnalog TV Out” to “$PNQPTJUF” page 85 2. Turn on your TV and set the TV’s input selector to the Input your camcorder is connected to. t 5IJTJTPGUFOSFGFSSFEUPBTiMJOFw t 3FGFSUPUIF57TJOTUSVDUJPONBOVBMUPTFFIPXUPTFMFDUUIF57JOQVU Regular TV Camcorder Signal ﬂow Component/AV cable (composite connection) If the PB, PR, or Y jack is connected incorrectly, the TV screen may appear red or blue. t $IFDLUIFDPOOFDUJPOTUBUVTCFUXFFOUIF)%DBNDPSEFSBOE57UIF57TDSFFONBZOPUEFMJWFS the right video information if connected incorrectly. t 8IFOUIFDBNDPSEFSJTDPOOFDUFEUPB57XJUINPSFUIBOPOFDBCMFUIFPVUQVUTJHOBMJTEJTQMBZFE in this order of priority: HDMI component/AV output. t %POPUVTFFYDFTTJWFGPSDFXIFODPOOFDUJOHUIFDBCMFT t 'PSNPSFJOGPSNBUJPOBCPVUUIF57DPOOFDUJPOKBDLTBOEUIFDPOOFDUJOHNFUIPETSFGFSUPUIF57 user manual. t 0OTPNF57TUIF:DPNQPOFOUJOQVUKBDLBMTPTFSWFTBTUIFDPNQPTJUF7*%&0KBDL If this is the case, follow the directions for composite VIDEO connections in your TV users manual. 105 connecting to a TV VIEWING ON A TV SCREEN You can enjoy the enjoy widescreen videos on a HDTV (or a regular TV) after recording videos using the camcorder. 1. You see video from the camcorder on your TV if the connection status is set correctly. pages 102~105 t *GUIF57KBDLTBSFDPOOFDUFEXJUIUIFSJHIUDBCMFT t *GZPVVTFEDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFZPVWFTFUiAnalog TV Out” correctly. t *GUIF*OQVUTPVSDFMJTUJTDPSSFDUMZTFUUPWJFXUIF playback from the camcorder. 2. Select the playback mode on your camcorder and start to playback videos. page 44 t "EKVTUUIFWPMVNFUPBNPEFSBUFMFWFM*GUIFWPMVNFJTUPPIJHIUIFWJEFPJOGPSNBUJPONBZJODMVEF noise. t *GUIFiTV Display” is set “Off,” the TV screen does not include the OSD (On Screen Display) menus. page 87 t :PVXJMMPOMZIFBSBVEJPGSPNUIFDBNDPSEFSPOZPVS57JOUIFWJEFPQMBZNPEF Playback on a TV Recording ratio Images recorded in a 16:9 ratio t 7JEFPJNBHFT t Photo images t Photo capture images 8JEF 57 4:3 TV dubbing videos DUBBING TO A VCR OR DVD/HDD RECORDER You can dub images played back on you camcorder to other recording devices, such as VCRs or DVD/HDD recorders. Be sure to connect your camcorder to the wall outlet using the supplied AC power adaptor for this function. PRECHECK! Dubbing transfers analog video data through a component or composite connection. You must use the supplied component/AV cable. VCR or DVD/HDD recorder Camcorder Signal ﬂow Component/AV cable 1. Turn on your camcorder and touch the play ( ) tab. t 4FUUIFDBNDPSEFSTPVUQVUTJHOBMUPDPNQPOFOUPSDPNQPTJUFVTJOHUIFiAnalog TV Out” function. page 85 2. Insert the recording media in the recording device. t *GZPVSSFDPSEJOHEFWJDFIBTBOJOQVUTFMFDUPSTFUJUUPUIFJOQVUNPEF 3. Connect your camcorder to the recording device (VCR or DVD/HDD recorder) with the supplied component/AV cable (composite connection). t $POOFDUZPVSDBNDPSEFSUPUIFJOQVUKBDLTPGUIFSFDPSEJOHEFWJDF 4. Start the playback on your camcorder, and record it on the recording device. t 3FGFSUPUIFJOTUSVDUJPONBOVBMTTVQQMJFEXJUIZPVSSFDPSEJOHEFWJDFGPSEFUBJMT 5. When dubbing is ﬁnished, stop the recording device and then your camcorder. t :PVDBOEVCWJEFPTSFDPSEFEPOUIJTDBNDPSEFSCZDPOOFDUJOHUIFTVQQMJFEDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFUPB7$3PS DVD/HDD recorder. All the recorded videos will be dubbed with SD (standard deﬁnition) image quality, regardless of the recording resolution (HD/SD). t :PVDBOOPUEVCUPBSFDPSEFSXJUIBO)%.*DBCMF t 5PDPQZBO)%RVBMJUZWJEFPJO)%IJHIEFmOJUJPO JNBHFRVBMJUZVTFUIFCVJMUJOTPGUXBSFPGZPVSDBNDPSEFSBOE copy the video to your computer. t 4JODFEVCCJOHJTQFSGPSNFEWJBBOBMPHEBUBUSBOTGFSUIFJNBHFRVBMJUZNBZEFUFSJPSBUF t 5PIJEFUIFTDSFFOJOEJDBUPSTTVDIBTBDPVOUFSFUD POUIFTDSFFOPGUIFDPOOFDUFENPOJUPSEFWJDFDPOOFDUFE set “TV Display: Off.” page 87 t When you are connecting your camcorder to a monaural device, connect the blue plug of the component/AV cable to the video input jack, and the red (right channel) or the white (left channel) plug to the audio input jack on the device. 107 using with a Windows computer CHECKING YOUR COMPUTER TYPE This chapter explains how to connect the camcorder to a computer using the supplied USB cable and how to upload, view, and edit videos and pictures using the built-in Intelli-studio software. Check the type of computer you have before connecting the camcorder!! To be sure you can view your recordings on your computer, you need to check your computer type ﬁrst. Then, read the section below that pertains to your type of computer. If you have a Windows PC Connect your camcorder to the computer using the USB cable. t 5IFCVJMUJOFEJUJOHTPGUXBSF Intelli-studio runs on the PC automatically once the camcorder is connected to Windows computer. (When you’ve set “PC Software: On”). page 83 Play back or edit your recordings on the computer using the builtin Intelli-studio application. page 112 You can also upload your recordings to YouTube or other web sites using Intelli-studio. page 113 108 If you have a Macintosh t 5IFCVJMUJOTPGUXBSF on your camcorder, A*OUFMMJTUVEJPJT not Macintosh compliant. WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A WINDOWS COMPUTER You can perform the following functions by connecting your camcorder to your Windows computer with the USB cable and using the Intelli-studio editing software built into your camcorder. Main functions t *OUFMMJTUVEJPFEJUJOHTPGUXBSFNBJOGVODUJPOT - Playing back recorded videos or photos. page 112 - Editing recorded videos or photos. page 112 - Uploading the recorded videos and photos to YouTube, Flickr, Facebook, etc. page 113 t :PVDBOUSBOTGFSPSDPQZUIFmMFTWJEFPTBOEQIPUPT TBWFEPOZPVSTUPSBHFNFEJBUPZPVS computer. (the mass storage function) page 115 System requirements The following requirements must be satisﬁed to use the built-in editing software (Intelli-studio): Items Requirement OS Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Vista, or Windows 7 CPU Intel® Core 2 Duo® 1.66 GHz or higher is recommended AMD Athlon ™ X2 Dual-Core 2.2 GHz or higher is recommended (Notebook: Intel Core2 Duo 2.2GHz or AMD Athlon X2 Dual-Core 2.6GHz or higher recommended) RAM 1 GB and above recommended Video Card nVIDIA Geforce 7600GT or higher Ati X1600 series or higher Display 1024 x 768, 16-bit color or higher (1280 x 1024, 32-bit color recommended) USB USB 2.0 Direct X DirectX 9.0c or higher t 4ZTUFNSFRVJSFNFOUTMJTUFEBCPWFBSFNJOJNVNSFRVJSFNFOUT&WFOPOBTZTUFNUIBUTBUJTmFTUIF requirements, Intelli-studio may not operate optimally. t 0OBTMPXFSUIBOSFDPNNFOEFEDPNQVUFSWJEFPQMBZCBDLNBZTLJQGSBNFTPSPQFSBUF erratically. t *GUIFWFSTJPOPG%JSFDU9POZPVSDPNQVUFSJTMPXFSUIBODJOTUBMM%JSFDU9DPSIJHIFS t 8FSFDPNNFOEUSBOTGFSSJOH the recorded video data to a PC before playing back or editing the video data. t 5PSVO*OUFMMJTUVEJP a laptop computer requires higher system requirements than a desktop PC. 109 using with a Windows computer USING THE Intelli-studio PROGRAM Using the Intelli-studio program built into your camcorder, you can transfer video and photo ﬁles to your PC using a simple USB cable and edit them on your computer screen. Intelli-studio offers the most convenient way for you to manage your video and photo ﬁles. 4UFQ$POOFDUJOHUIF64#DBCMF 1. Set “USB Connect: Mass Storage” and “1$4PGUXBSF0O” t 5IFTFBSFUIFEFGBVMUNFOVTFUUJOHT 2. Connect the camcorder to the PC with the USB cable. t "OFXmMFTBWJOHTDSFFOBQQFBSTXJUIUIF*OUFMMJTUVEJPNBJO window. t 5IFSFNPWBCMFEJTLXJOEPXBMTPBQQFBST PC Software Off On 1/1 3. Click “Yes”. The video/photo uploading procedure starts. Click “Yes” to conﬁrm. t *GZPVEPOPUXBOUUPTBWFBOFXmMFTFMFDUi/P” To disconnect the USB cable To disconnect the USB cable after completing the ﬁle transfer, you must follow these steps: 1. Click the “Safely Remove Hardware icon” icon on the taskbar. 2. Select “USB Mass Storage Device,” and then click “4UPQ” 3. If the “Stop a Hardware device” window appears, click “0,” 4. Disconnect the USB cable from the camcorder and PC. t t t t t 6TFUIFQSPWJEFE64#DBCMF %POUBQQMZFYDFTTJWFGPSDFXIFOJOTFSUJOHPSFYUSBDUJOHUIF64#DBCMFJOUPGSPNB64#KBDL .BLFTVSFZPVJOTFSUUIF64#QMVHJOUPUIF64#KBDLXJUIUIFQMVHGBDJOHJOUIFDPSSFDUEJSFDUJPO 6TFUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSUPQPXFSUIFDBNDPSEFSXIFOUSBOTGFSSJOHmMFTUPZPVSDPNQVUFS 8IFOUIF64#DBCMFJTDPOOFDUFEUVSOJOHUIFDBNDPSEFSPOPSPGGNBZDBVTFUIF1$UP malfunction t *GZPVEJTDPOOFDUUIF64#DBCMFGSPNUIF1$PSUIFDBNDPSEFSXIJMFUSBOTGFSSJOHUIFEBUB transmission will stop and the data may be damaged. t *GZPVDPOOFDUUIF64#DBCMFUPB1$WJBB64#)6#PSTJNVMUBOFPVTMZDPOOFDUUIF64#DBCMF along with other USB devices, the camcorder may not work properly. If this occurs, remove all USB devices from the PC and reconnect the camcorder. t *OUFMMJTUVEJPQSPHSBNNBZOPUBVUPNBUJDBMMZSVO*GUIJTPDDVSTBDDFTT.Z$PNQVUFSPS8JOEPXT Explorer, open the drive that corresponds to your camcorder, and then run IStudio.exe. 110 4UFQ"CPVUUIF*OUFMMJTUVEJPNBJOXJOEPX When the Intelli-studio starts up, thumbnails of videos and photos are displayed in the main window. 1 2 0 3 4 5 6 8 9 @ ! 1. Menu items 2. Shortcut icons Navigates ﬁles (previous and next). Prints selected photo(s). Views location of selected photo(s) with GPS information. Registers to Contents Manager. 3. Shows directories of Contents Manager and My Computer t $POUFOUT.BOBHFS:PVDBODMBTTJGZ and manage videos and photos on your computer. t .Z$PNQVUFS:PVDBOWJFXWJEFPT and photos saved in the selected directory of your computer. 4. Switches to Library of the computer and connected camcorder. 7 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. Switches to Photo Edit mode. Switches to Movie Edit mode. Switches to Share mode. Changes the size of thumbnails. Displays all ﬁles (videos and photos). Displays video ﬁles only. Displays photo ﬁles only. Displays voice ﬁles only. 10. Selects the connected device. 11. Displays videos and photos in various ways. t 5IVNCOBJMT%JTQMBZTWJEFPBOEQIPUP thumbnails t (MPCBM.BQ%JTQMBZTUIFMPDBUJPOPG shooting place with a map. 12. Minimizes the connected device screen. Intelli-studio is a program commonly used in Samsung camcorders or digital cameras. Some functions may not work depending on the product you purchased. 111 using with a Windows computer 4UFQ1MBZJOHCBDLUIFWJEFPTPSQIPUPT You can play back the recordings conveniently using the Intelli-studio application. 1. Run the Intelli-studio program. page 110 2. Click the desired folder to display your recordings. t 7JEFPPSQIPUP UIVNCOBJMTBQQFBSPOUIF screen, according the selected source. 3. Choose the video (or photo) that you want to play. t :PVDBODIFDLUIFmMFJOGPSNBUJPOCZ moving the mouse pointer over the ﬁle. t $MJDLJOHPOBWJEFPUIVNCOBJMPODFXJMM show the video playback inside the thumbnail frame, allowing you to search for a desired video with ease. 4. Once you select the desired video (or photo), double-click to play back. t 1MBZCBDLTUBSUTBOEQMBZCBDLDPOUSPMT appear. The following ﬁle formats are supported in Intelli-studio: - Video formats: MP4 (Video: H.264, Audio: AAC), WMV (WMV 7/8/9) - Photo formats: JPG, GIF, BMP, PNG, TIFF 4UFQ&EJUJOHUIFWJEFPTPSQIPUPT With Intelli-studio, you can edit the videos or photos in various ways. (Change Size, Fine-Tuning, Image Effect, Insert Frame, etc.) t 5PFEJUBmMFVTJOHUIF*OUFMMJTUVEJPNBLFTVSF you use a copy of the desired ﬁle you’ve saved on your computer before clicking on the “Movie Edit” or “Photo Edit” icon. 112 4UFQ4IBSJOHUIFWJEFPTQIPUPTPOMJOF Share your contents with the world by uploading photos and videos directly to a web site with one click. 1. Select the desired videos or photos to share. 2. Click “Share” on the Intelli-studio browser. t 5IFTFMFDUFEmMFBQQFBSTJOUIFTIBSJOH window. 3. Click the web site you would like to upload ﬁles to. t :PVDBODIPPTFi:PV5VCFwi'JDLSw “Facebook, ” or the website you speciﬁed for your uploading management. 4. Click “Upload” to start uploading. t "QPQVQXJOEPXBQQFBSTBTLJOHGPSZPVS ID and password. 5. Enter your ID and password to access. t "DDFTTUPUIFXFCTJUFDPOUFOUTDBOCF limited depending on your web access environment. For more information about Intelli-studio use, see the Help Guide by clicking “)FMQ” Flickr is an image and video hosting website, web services suite, and online community platform. In addition to being a popular website for users to share personal photographs, the service is widely used by bloggers as a photo repository. http://www.ﬂickr.com/ Facebook is a global social networking website that is operated and privately owned by Facebook, Inc. Users can add friends and send messages, and update their personal proﬁles to notify friends about themselves. Additionally, users can join networks organized by city, workplace, school, and region. http://www.facebook.com/ YouTube is a video sharing website. Users can upload, view, and share personalized video clips. The San Bruno-based service uses Adobe Flash technology to display a wide variety of users-generated contents including video clips, TV clips and music videos, as well as amateur contents such as video blogging and short original videos. http://www.youtube.com/ 113 using with a Windows computer Installing Intelli-studio application on a Windows computer t When the Intelli-studio application is installed on a Windows computer, it will run faster. Also, the application can be updated automatically. t Follow these directions to install Intelli-studio onto your Windows computer: Click “Tool” “Install Intelli-studio on PC” on the Intelli-studio screen, then follow the steps below. 114 1 2 4 3 USING AS A REMOVABLE STORAGE DEVICE You can copy video or photo ﬁles recorded by the camcorder to a Windows computer by connecting the USB cable to the camcorder. Viewing the contents of storage media 1. Set i64#$POOFDUw to i.BTT4UPSBHFw. page 84 2. Set i1$4PGUXBSFw toi0GGw. page 83 3. Select the storage media, if necessary. page 27 4. Connect the camcorder to the PC with the USB cable. page 110 t 5IFi3FNPWBCMF%JTLwPSi4BNTVOHwXJOEPXBQQFBST on the PC’s screen after a moment. t 5IFSFNPWBCMFEJTLBQQFBSTXIFODPOOFDUJOHB64# t 4FMFDUi0QFOGPMEFSTUPWJFXmMFTVTJOH8JOEPXT Explorer” and then click “OK.” 5. The folders in the storage media appear. t %JGGFSFOUmMFUZQFTBSFTUPSFEJOEJGGFSFOUGPMEFST 6. Select the desired folder (or ﬁles) to copy, then drag and drop it into the destination folder. t 5IFGPMEFSPSmMFT JTDPQJFEGSPNUIFTUPSBHFNFEJB to the PC. Photos Videos Setting data (DPOF, Playlist, etc.) t *GUIFi3FNPWBCMF%JTLwXJOEPXEPFTOPUBQQFBS conﬁrm the connection (page 110 or perform steps 1 and 4 again. t *GUIFSFNPWBCMFEJTLEPFTOPUBQQFBSBVUPNBUJDBMMZ open the removable disk folder in My Computer. t *GUIFDPOOFDUFEDBNDPSEFSTEJTLESJWFEPFTOPUPQFO or the context menu that appears when right clicking your mouse (open or browse) appears broken, your computer may be infected by Autorun virus. Please update your anti-virus software to its latest version and scan your disk drives. 115 using with a Windows computer Structure of folders and ﬁles on the storage media t 5IFGPMEFSBOEmMFTUSVDUVSFGPSTUPSBHFNFEJBJTBTGPMMPXT t 'JMFOBNJOHGPMMPXT%$'%FTJHOSVMFGPS$BNFSB'JMF4ZTUFN SVMFT 7JEFPmMF) ➀ t 5IF)%RVBMJUZWJEFPmMFOBNFTIBWFBO)%7@.1 format. t 5IF4%RVBMJUZWJEFPTmMFOBNFTIBWFBO4%7@.1 format. t 5IFmMFOVNCFSBVUPNBUJDBMMZJODSFBTFTXIFOBOFXWJEFP ﬁle is created. t "OFXGPMEFSJTDSFBUFEXIFOUIFOVNCFSPGmMFTJOBGPMEFS exceeds 999~1,000. t 5IFGPMEFSOBNFTBSFHJWFOUIFGPMMPXJOHPSEFS 100VIDEO, 101VIDEO, etc. The maximum number of the folders is 999. t 5IFDBNDPSEFSDBODSFBUFBNBYJNVNPGmMFTJOBOZ storage media. Photo ﬁle ➁ t "TXJUIWJEFPmMFTUIFmMFOVNCFSBVUPNBUJDBMMZJODSFBTFT when a new photo ﬁle is created. t 5IFQIPUPTIBWFB4".@+1(GPSNBU t "OFXGPMEFSJTDSFBUFEXIFOUIFOVNCFSPGmMFTJOBGPMEFS exceeds 999~1,000. t The folder names are given the following order: 100PHOTO, 101PHOTO, etc. The maximum number of the folders is 999. t The camcorder can create a maximum of 9,999 ﬁles in any storage media. File format Video ﬁles t Video ﬁles are compressed in H.264 format. The ﬁle extension is “.MP4.” t Refer to page 54 for the video resolution. Photo ﬁles t Photo images are compressed in JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format. The ﬁle extension is “.JPG.” t Refer to page 55 for the photo resolution. The name of a video ﬁle recorded by the camcorder should not be modiﬁed, since proper playback by the camcorder requires original folder and ﬁle naming convention. troubleshooting Before contacting a Samsung authorized service center, perform the following simple checks. They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call. WARNING INDICATORS AND MESSAGES Problems may occur because of the following reasons. Check the information and take corrective action. Battery *OGPSNTUIBU Action - The battery is almost discharged. t 3FQMBDFXJUIBDIBSHFECBUUFSZPS connect the AC power adaptor. - The battery can not pass authenticity check. t $IFDLXIFUIFSUIFCBUUFSZJTBVUIFOUJD Change to an authentic battery. t 8FSFDPNNFOEFEZPVVTFPOMZ genuine Samsung batteries in this camcorder. *OGPSNTUIBU Action Internal Memory Full There is not enough space to record in the internal memory. t %FMFUFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFTJOUIFJOUFSOBM memory. t #BDLVQmMFTUPZPVS1$PSBOPUIFS storage media and delete ﬁles. t 6TFBNFNPSZDBSE Insert card There is no memory card inserted in the memory card slot. t *OTFSUBNFNPSZDBSE Card Full t %FMFUFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFTGSPNUIF memory card. There is not enough space to t #BDLVQmMFTUP1$PSBOPUIFSTUPSBHF record in the memory card. media and delete ﬁles. t $IBOHFNFNPSZDBSEUPBOPUIFSPOF has enough free space. Card Locked The write protection tab on an SD or SDHC card has been set to lock. Message Low Battery Check the authenticity of this battery Icon Storage media Message Icon t 3FMFBTFXSJUFQSPUFDUJPOUBC 117 troubleshooting *OGPSNTUIBU Action Card Error The memory card has some problem and can not be recognized. t $IBOHFNFNPSZDBSEXJUIBOPUIFSPOF Not Formatted The memory card is not formatted. t 'PSNBUUIFNFNPSZDBSEVTJOHUIF menu. Not Supported Format The memory card may have been formatted by another device and may still have existing images on it. t The image format is not supported. Check the supported ﬁle format. t Format the memory card using menu item. Not Supported Card The memory card is not supported in this camcorder. t $IBOHFUIFNFNPSZDBSEXJUIUIFPOF recommended. The memory card does not have enough speed to record at this resolution. t 3FDPSEWJEFPBUBMPXFSRVBMJUZ t $IBOHFNFNPSZDBSEXJUIBPOF *OGPSNTUIBU Action t 5VSOUIFDBNDPSEFShTQPXFSPGGBOEPO for data recovery. t *GBmMFJTOPUSFDPWFSFEGPSNBUTUPSBHF media using menus after back-up important ﬁles to PC or another storage media. Message Low speed card. Please record at a lower resolution. Icon - Recording Message Write Error - Some problem occured while writing data to storage media. Release the Smart Auto - You can not operate some functions manually when Smart Auto is activated. t 3FMFBTF4NBSU"VUPGVODUJPO Recovering Data… Don't power off and keep card inside. - The ﬁle was not created normally. t 8BJUVOUJMEBUBSFDPWFSZJTmOJTIFE t /FWFSUVSOPGGUIFQPXFSPSFKFDU memory card during recovery or recording. The number of video ﬁles that can be stored is 9,999. t %FMFUFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFTGSPNUIF storage media. t #BDLVQmMFTUPZPVS1$PSBOPUIFS storage media and delete ﬁles. t $IBOHFUPBOPUIFSDBSEXIJDIIBT enough free space. The number of video ﬁles is full. Cannot record video. 118 Icon - Recording Message Icon *OGPSNTUIBU Action The number of photo ﬁles is full. Cannot take a photo. - The number of photo ﬁles that can be stored is 9,999. t %FMFUFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFTGSPNUIFTUPSBHF media. t #BDLVQmMFTUPZPVS1$PSBOPUIFS storage media and delete ﬁles. t $IBOHFUPBOPUIFSDBSEXIJDIIBT enough free space. File number is full. Cannot record video. - Folder and ﬁle number have reached maximum number and you can not record. t 4FUi'JMF/P” to “Reset” and format the storage media. File number is full. Cannot take a photo. - Folder and ﬁle number have reached maximum number and you can not record. t 4FUi'JMF/P” to “Reset” and format the storage media. Lens cover is closed. t Open the lens cover. *OGPSNTUIBU Action Check the lens cover Playback Message Icon Total ﬁle size is over 1.8GB. - Total ﬁle size that can be combined is limited to 1.8GB. t $PNCJOFEmMFTNVTUCFMFTTUIBO(# Select 2 ﬁles for combine. - You can not combine more than 2 different videos into one. t :PVDBOPOMZDPNCJOFEJGGFSFOUWJEFPT into one. Select 2 ﬁles only. Cannot select different resolution - The ﬁles you want to combine have different resolutions. t :PVDBOOPUDPNCJOFUIFmMFTUIBUIBWF different resolutions. Read Error - Some problems occurred when reading data from the storage media. t 'PSNBUUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBVTJOHUIFNFOV after backing up important ﬁles to a PC or another storage device. Corrupted ﬁle - This ﬁle can not be read. t 'PSNBUUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBVTJOHthe menu after back up important ﬁles to a PC or another storage device. Not enough free space in Internal Memory - File editing functions can not be performed because there is not enough free space in the internal memory. t Delete unnecessary ﬁles from the storage media. t Back up ﬁles to a PC or another storage media and delete ﬁles. Not enough free space in Card - File editing functions can not be performed because there is not enough free space in the memory card. t %FMFUFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFTGSPNUIFTUPSBHF media. t #BDLVQmMFTUPB1$PSBOPUIFSTUPSBHF media and delete ﬁles. 119 troubleshooting USB *OGPSNTUIBU Action - A problem occurred when connecting the camcorder via USB to a printer. t $IFDLUIF64#DBCMF t 5SZUIFDPOOFDUJPOQSPDFEVSFBHBJO t 4XJUDIiUSB connect” function to “1JDU#SJEHF” Fail USB Connecting Change 'USB Connect' - A problem occurred when connecting the camcorder via USB to a PC. t $IFDLUIF64#DBCMF t 5SZUIFDPOOFDUJPOQSPDFEVSFBHBJO t 4XJUDIiUSB connect” function to “Mass 4UPSBHF” Ink Error - There is a problem with the ink cartridge. t $IFDLUIFJOLDBSUSJEHF t 1VUBOFXJOLDBSUSJEHFJOUIFQSJOUFS Paper Error - There is a problem with the paper. t $IFDLUIFQBQFSJOUIFQSJOUFS*GUIFSFJT no paper, insert paper. File Error - There is a problem with the ﬁle. t :PVSDBNDPSEFSEPFTOPUTVQQPSUUIJTmMF format. t 5SZBOPUIFSmMFSFDPSEFEPOZPVS camcorder. Printer Error - There is a problem with the printer. t 5VSOUIFQSJOUFSTQPXFSPGGBOEPO t $POUBDUUIFQSJOUFSNBOVGBDUVSFSTTFSWJDF center. Print Error - A problem occurred during printing. t %POPUSFNPWFQPXFSTPVSDFPSFKFDU memory card during printing. Message Fail Printer Connecting Change 'USB Connect' Icon When there is dew condensation, put the camcorder aside for a while before using t 8IBUJTEFXDPOEFOTBUJPO Dew condensation happens when a camcorder is moved to a location where there is a signiﬁcant temperature difference from the previous location. The dew condenses on the external or internal parts of the camcorder, and on the reﬂection lens. If there is dew on or in your camcorder, it may cause the camcorder to malfunction or damage the camcorder when you turn the power on. t &YBDUMZXIFOEPFTEFXDPOEFOTBUJPOPDDVS When you move the camera to a location with a higher temperature than the previous location, or when you move it to a hot area suddenly. Examples: - You record outside in cold weather during the winter and then move the camera in indoors. - You record outside in hot weather after being indoors or inside a car where the A/C was running. t 8IBUDBO*EP Turn the power off, detach the battery, and leave the camcorder in a dry area for 1~2 hours before using it. 120 SYMPTOMS AND SOLUTIONS If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact your nearest Samsung authorized service center. Power Symptom Explanation/Solution The camcorder does not turn on. t 5IFCBUUFSZNBZOPUCFJOTUBMMFEJOZPVSDBNDPSEFS*OTFSUUIF battery to the camcorder. t 5IFJOTFSUFECBUUFSZNBZCFEJTDIBSHFE Charge the battery or replace it with a charged one. t *GZPVVTFUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSNBLFTVSFJUJTQSPQFSMZ connected to a wall outlet. The power turns off automatically. t *Ti"VUP1PXFS0GGw set to i.JOw *GOPCVUUPOJTQSFTTFEGPS about 5 minutes, the camcorder is automatically turned off (“Auto 1PXFS0GGw). To disable this option, change the setting of “Auto 1PXFS0GGwto i0GGw page 81 t 5IFCBUUFSZJTBMNPTUFYIBVTUFE$IBSHFUIFCBUUFSZPSSFQMBDFJU with a charged one. Power cannot be turned off. t 3FNPWFUIFCBUUFSZPSVOQMVHUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSBOEDPOOFDU the power supply to the camcorder again before turning it on. The battery is quickly discharged. t 5IFBNCJFOUFYUFSOBMUFNQFSBUVSFJTUPPMPX t 5IFCBUUFSZJTOPUGVMMZDIBSHFE$IBSHFUIFCBUUFSZBHBJO t 5IFCBUUFSZIBTSFBDIFEUIFFOEPGJUTMJGFTQBOBOEDBOOPUCF recharged. Use another battery. Display Symptom Explanation/Solution The TV screen or LCD display has distorted images or has stripes at the top/bottom or on the left/right. Unknown image appears on the LCD screen. Unknown indicator appears on the screen. t 5IJTDBOPDDVSXIFOSFDPSEJOHPSWJFXJOHBSBUJPJNBHFPO a 4:3-ratio TV, or vice versa. For more details, see the display speciﬁcation. page 106 t 5IFDBNDPSEFSJTJO%FNPNPEF*GZPVEPOPUXBOUUPTFF%FNP images, change the settingi%FNPw to i0GGw page 88 t "XBSOJOHJOEJDBUPSPSNFTTBHFBQQFBSTPOUIFTDSFFO pages 117~120 The afterimage remains on the LCD t 5IJTPDDVSTJGZPVEJTDPOOFDUUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSPSSFNPWFUIF screen. battery before turning the power off. The image on the LCD screen looks t "NCJFOUMJHIUUPPCSJHIU"EKVTUUIFCSJHIUOFTTBOEBOHMFPG-$% dark. 121 troubleshooting Recording Symptom Explanation/Solution Pressing the Recording start/stop button does not start recording. t 1SFTTUIFMODE button to set the record mode. page 23 t 5IFSFJTOPUFOPVHIGSFFTQBDFUPSFDPSEPOUIFTUPSBHFNFEJB t $IFDLJGNFNPSZDBSEJTOPUJOTFSUFEPSXSJUFQSPUFDUUBCJTTFUUP lock. The actual recording time is less than the estimated recording time. t 5IFFTUJNBUFESFDPSEJOHUJNFNBZWBSZEFQFOEJOHPODPOUFOUBOE features used. t 8IFOZPVSFDPSEBOPCKFDUUIBUNPWFTGBTUUIFBDUVBMSFDPSEJOH time may be shortened. The recording stops automatically. t 5IFSFJTOPNPSFGSFFTQBDFGPSSFDPSEJOHPOUIFTUPSBHFNFEJB Back up important ﬁles to your PC and format the storage media or delete the unnecessary ﬁles. t *GZPVNBLFSFDPSEJOHTPSEFMFUFmMFTGSFRVFOUMZUIFQFSGPSNBODF of the storage media deteriorates. Format the storage media again. t *GZPVVTFBNFNPSZDBSEXJUIMPXXSJUJOHTQFFEUIFDBNDPSEFS automatically stops recording the videos and the corresponding message appears on the LCD screen. When recording a subject illuminated by bright light, a vertical line appears. t 5IJTJTOPUBNBMGVODUJPO When the screen is exposed to direct sunlight during recording, the t 5IJTJTOPUBNBMGVODUJPO screen becomes red or black for an instant. 122 During recording, the date/time does not display. t i%BUF5JNF%JTQMBZw is set to “Off.w Set the i%BUF5JNF%JTQMBZw to On. page 78 You cannot record a photo image. t 4FUZPVSDBNDPSEFSUPUIFSFDPSENPEFpage 23 t 3FMFBTFUIFMPDLPOUIFXSJUFQSPUFDUJPOUBCPGUIFNFNPSZDBSEJG any. t 5IFTUPSBHFNFEJBJTGVMM6TFBOFXNFNPSZDBSEPSGPSNBUUIF storage media. page 75 Or remove unnecessary images. page 97 You don’t hear the shutter sound when you record a photo image. t 4FUi4IVUUFS4PVOEw toi0Ow t During dual recording, the Shutter Sound is off. You don’t hear the beep sound. t 4FUiBeep Sound” to “0O” t #FFQTPVOEJTUFNQPSBMMZPGGXIJMFSFDPSEJOHWJEFPT Recording Symptom Explanation/Solution There is a time difference between the point where you press the Recording start/stop button and the point where the recorded video starts/stops. t 0OZPVSDBNDPSEFSUIFSFNBZCFBTMJHIUUJNFEFMBZCFUXFFOUIF point when you press the Recording start/stop button and the actual point where the recorded video starts/stops. This is not an error. Horizontal stripes appear on the images. t 5IJTPDDVSTXIFOSFDPSEJOHJNBHFTVOEFSBnVPSFTDFOUMBNQ sodium lamp, or mercury lamp. This is not a malfunction. Storage Media Symptom Explanation/Solution Memory card functions do not operate. t *OTFSUBNFNPSZDBSEJOUPZPVSDBNDPSEFSQSPQFSMZpage 28 t *GZPVVTFBNFNPSZDBSEGPSNBUUFEPOBDPNQVUFSGPSNBUJUBHBJO directly on your camcorder. page 75 Image cannot be moved or deleted. t 3FMFBTFUIFMPDLPOUIFXSJUFQSPUFDUUBCPGUIFNFNPSZDBSE (SDHC/SD memory card), if any. page 29 t :PVDBOOPUNPWFPSEFMFUFQSPUFDUFEJNBHFT3FMFBTFUIF protection of the image on the storage media. page 96 You cannot format the memory card. t 3FMFBTFUIFMPDLPOUIFXSJUFQSPUFDUUBCPGUIFNFNPSZDBSE (SDHC/SD memory card), if any. page 29 t 5IFNFNPSZDBSEJTOPUTVQQPSUFEPOZPVSDBNDPSEFSPSUIFDBSE has some problems. The data ﬁle name is not indicated correctly. t 5IFmMFNBZCFDPSSVQUFE t 5IFmMFGPSNBUJTOPUTVQQPSUFECZZPVSDBNDPSEFS t 0OMZUIFmMFOBNFJTEJTQMBZFEJGUIFEJSFDUPSZTUSVDUVSFDPNQMJFT with the international standard. 123 troubleshooting Adjusting the image during recording Symptom Explanation/Solution Focus does not adjust automatically. t 4FUi'PDVTw toi"VUPw page 60 t 5IFSFDPSEJOHDPOEJUJPOTBSFOPUTVJUBCMFGPSBVUPGPDVT"EKVTUUIF focus manually. page 60 t 5IFMFOTJTEVTUZPOUIFTVSGBDF$MFBSUIFMFOTBOEDIFDLUIF focus. t 3FDPSEJOHJTCFJOHNBEFJOBEBSLMPDBUJPO Use a light to brighten the area. The image appears too bright, ﬂickers, or changes color. t 5IJTNBZPDDVSXIFOZPVNBLFBSFDPSEJOHVOEFSBnVPSFTDFOU sodium, or mercury lamp. Cancel “ 4$&/&w to avoid or minimize this phenomenon. page 53 Image’s color balance is not natural. t 8IJUFCBMBODFBEKVTUNFOUJTSFRVJSFE"EKVTUUPUIFQSPQFS“White #BMBODFw page 56 A subject passing rapidly through a scene appears distorted. t 5IJTJTDBMMFEUIFGPDBMQMBOFQIFOPNFOPO5IJTJTOPUB malfunction. Because of the way the image device (CMOS sensor) reads out video signals, the subject passing through the frame rapidly may appear to bend, depending on the recording condition. Playback on your camcorder 124 Symptom Explanation/Solution Playback (play/pause) function does not work. t *NBHFmMFTSFDPSEFEVTJOHBOPUIFSEFWJDFNBZOPUCFQMBZFEPO your camcorder. t $IFDLUIFUIFNFNPSZDBSEDPNQBUJCJMJUZpage 29 Photo images stored on a storage media are not displayed in the actual size. t 1IPUPJNBHFTSFDPSEFEPOPUIFSEFWJDFTNBZOPUBQQFBSJOUIFJS actual size. This is not an error. Playback is interrupted unexpectedly. t $IFDLJGUIF"$QPXFSBEBQUPSPSCBUUFSZCBDLJTQSPQFSMZ connected and secure. 1MBZCBDLPOPUIFSEFWJDFT57FUD Symptom Explanation/Solution You cannot view the image or hear the sound from the connected device. t $POOFDUUIFBVEJPPGUIFDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFUPZPVSDBNDPSEFS or connected device (TV, HD recorder, etc.). (Red color- right, White color- left) t 5IFDPOOFDUJPODBCMFDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMF JTOPUDPOOFDUFE properly. Make sure that the connection cable is connected to the proper jack. pages 103~104 t 8IFOZPVBSFVTJOHUIFDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFNBLFTVSFUIFSFE and white plugs of your component/AV cable are connected. pages 103~104 t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSEPFTOPUTVQQPSUUIFBVEJPPVUQVUTJHOBMXIFOUIF camcorder is connected with TV in the record mode. The audio output signal is supported only if the camcorder is connected in the video playback mode. This is not an error. The image appears distorted on a TV. t 5IJTQIFOPNFOPOJTDBVTFECZDPOOFDUJOHUPB57XJUIBTQFDU ratio. You cannot view the image or hear the sound from a TV connected using the HDMI cable. t *NBHFTXJMMOPUCFPVUQVUGSPNUIF)%.*KBDLJGUIFNBUFSJBMJT copyright protected. $POOFDUJOH%VCCJOHXJUIPUIFSEFWJDFT3FDPSEFS1$1SJOUFSFUD Symptom Explanation/Solution You cannot dub correctly using the HDMI cable. t :PVDBOOPUEVCJNBHFTVTJOHUIF)%.*DBCMF You cannot dub correctly using the component/AV cable. t 5IFDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFJTOPUDPOOFDUFEQSPQFSMZ.BLFTVSF that the component/AV cable is connected to the proper jack, i.e. to the input jack of the device used for dubbing images from your camcorder. page 107 Your PictBridge printer can not print t :PVSQSJOUFSNBZOPUQSJOUJNBHFTFEJUFEPOBDPNQVUFSPS images from your camcorder. recorded using other devices. This is not an error. 125 troubleshooting Connecting to a computer Symptom Explanation/Solution Your computer does not recognize your camcorder. t %JTDPOOFDUUIF64#DBCMFGSPNUIFDPNQVUFSBOEDBNDPSEFS restart the computer, then connect it again correctly. Cannot play a video ﬁle properly on a PC. t "WJEFPDPEFDJTOFFEFEUPQMBZUIFmMFSFDPSEFEPOZPVS camcorder. Install the software provided with your camcorder. page 114 t .BLFTVSFZPVJOTFSUUIFDPOOFDUPSJOUIFDPSSFDUEJSFDUJPOBOE connect the USB cable to the USB jack on your camcorder ﬁrmly. t %JTDPOOFDUUIFDBCMFGSPNUIFDPNQVUFSBOEDBNDPSEFS5IFO restart the computer. Connect it again properly. t 5PQMBZCBDLBO)%WJEFPmMFBDPNQVUFSXJUICFUUFSTQFDJmDBUJPOT is required. View the recommended speciﬁcation. page 109 Intelli-studio does not function properly. t &YJUUIF*OUFMMJTUVEJPBQQMJDBUJPOBOESFTUBSUUIF8JOEPXT computer. Intelli-studio does not start. t 4FU1$4PGUXBSFUP0OJOUIF4FUUJOHTNFOVPSJOTUBMM*OUFMMJTUVEJP in the computer. pages 83, 114 Your computer is not playing videos, images, or sound located on your camcorder properly. t 7JEFPQMBZCBDLPSTPVOENBZTUPQUFNQPSBSJMZEFQFOEJOHPOZPVS computer. The video or sound copied to your computer is not affected. t *GZPVSDBNDPSEFSJTDPOOFDUFEUPBDPNQVUFSUIBUEPFTOPU support Hi-speed USB (USB2.0), the image or sound may not be played correctly. The images and sound copied to your computer are not affected. The playback screen is paused or distorted. t $IFDLUIFTZTUFNSFRVJSFNFOUTUPQMBZBWJEFP t &YJUBMMPUIFSBQQMJDBUJPOTSVOOJOHPOUIFDVSSFOUDPNQVUFS t *GBSFDPSEFEWJEFPJTQMBZFEPOZPVSDBNDPSEFSDPOOFDUFEUPB computer, the image may not play smoothly, depending on the transfer speed. Please copy the ﬁle to your PC, and then play it back. Overall operations Symptom Explanation/Solution The date and time are incorrect. t )BTUIFDBNDPSEFSCFFOMFGUVOVTFEGPSBMPOHQFSJPEPGUJNF The backup built-in rechrgeable battery may be discharged. page 25 Menu items that cannot be used at the same time Symptom Cannot use Because of the following settings “ SCENEw i"QFSUVSF.BOVBMwi4IVUUFS.BOVBMw i"QFSUVSF.BOVBMw i4IVUUFS.BOVBMwi SCENEw i4IVUUFS.BOVBMw i"QFSUVSF.BOVBMwi SCENEw i7JEFP3FTPMVUJPOw i7JEFP2VBMJUZw i'BEFSw i5JNF-BQTF3&$w i1IPUP3FTPMVUJPOw i$POU4IPUw Menu items are grayed out t :PVDBOOPUTFMFDUHSBZFENFOVJUFNTJOUIFDVSSFOUSFDPSEJOHQMBZCBDLNPEF t 5IFSFBSFTPNFGVODUJPOTZPVDBOOPUBDUJWBUFTJNVMUBOFPVTMZ The list shown above shows examples of unworkable combinations of functions and menu items. t .FOVBOE2VJDLNFOVDBOOPUCFVTFEJO4NBSU"VUPNPEF t 5IFGPMMPXJOHGVODUJPOTDBOOPUCFVTFEEVSJOHWJEFPSFDPSEJOH “Video Resolution,” “Video Quality,” “Photo Resolution,” “Photo Sharpness,” “Fader,” “$POU4IPU,” “Digital Zoom,” “Self Timer,” “Time Lapse REC.” t 5IFGPMMPXJOHGVODUJPOTBSFBVUPNBUJDBMMZTFUUP0GGPS"VUPNPEFJOUIF4NBSU"VUPNPEF “ SCENE”, “Shutter”, “Digital Effect”, “Tele Macro”, etc. t In the Smart Auto mode, your camcorder automatically chooses the appropriate camcorder settings based on a detected type of scene. Most settings are automatically adjusted in Smart Auto mode. To set or adjust functions on your own, release the Smart Auto mode ﬁrst. 127 maintenance & additional information MAINTENANCE Your camcorder is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care. The suggestions below will help you fulﬁll any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years. t 'PSTBGFLFFQJOHPGUIFDBNDPSEFSUVSOPGGUIFDBNDPSEFS - Remove the battery and AC power adaptor. pages 16, 20 - Remove the memory card. page 28 Cautions when storing t Do not leave the camcorder in a place where the temperature is very high for a long period of time: The temperature inside a closed vehicle or trunk can become very high in a hot weather. If you leave the camcorder in such a place, it could malfunction or the case could be damaged. Do not expose the camcorder to a direct sunlight or place it near a heater. t Do not store the camcorder in a place where the humidity is high or in a dusty place: Dust entering the camcorder could cause a malfunction. If humidity is high, the lens could become moldy, and the camcorder could become inoperative. It is recommended that you put the camcorder in a box together with a small silica bag when storing it in a closet, etc. t Do not store the camcorder in a place subject to strong magnetism or intense vibration: This could cause malfunctions. t Detach the battery from the camcorder and store it in a cool place: Leaving the battery attached or storing it at a high temperature could shorten its life. 128 Cleaning the camcorder #FGPSFDMFBOJOHUVSOPGGUIFDBNDPSEFSBOESFNPWFUIFCBUUFSZBOE"$QPXFSBEBQUPS t To clean the exterior - Wipe gently with a soft dry cloth. Do not apply excessive force when cleaning. Gently rub the surface. - Do not use benzene or thinner to clean the camcorder. The exterior coating could peel off or the case could deteriorate. t To clean the LCD screen Wipe very gently with a soft dry cloth. Be careful not to damage the screen. t To clean the lens Use an optional air blower to blow out dirt and other small objects. Do not wipe the lens with cloth or your ﬁngers. If necessary, wipe gently with lens paper or tissue. - Mold may form if the lens is left dirty. - If the lens looks dim, turn off the camcorder and leave it off for about 1 hour. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Storage media t Be sure to follow the guidelines below to prevent corruption or damage to your SFDPSEFEEBUB - Do not bend or drop the storage media, or subject it to strong pressure, jolts or vibrations. - Do not splash the storage media with water. - Do not use, place or store the storage media in locations that are exposed to a strong static electricity or electrical noise. - Do not turn off the camcorder power or remove the battery or AC power adaptor during recording, playback, or when accessing the storage media. - Do not bring the storage media near to objects that have a strong magnetic ﬁeld or that emit strong electromagnetic waves. - Do not store the storage media in locations with high temperature or high humidity. - Do not touch the metal parts. t $PQZUIFSFDPSEFEmMFTUPZPVS1$4BNTVOHJTOPUSFTQPOTJCMFGPSBOZMPTUEBUB8F SFDPNNFOEUIBUZPVDPQZUIFEBUBGSPNZPVS1$UPPUIFSNFEJBGPSTUPSBHF t "NBMGVODUJPONBZDBVTFUIFTUPSBHFNFEJBUPPQFSBUFJNQSPQFSMZ4BNTVOHXJMMOPU QSPWJEFBOZDPNQFOTBUJPOGPSBOZMPTUDPOUFOUT LCD screen #FGPSFDMFBOJOHUVSOPGGUIFDBNDPSEFSBOESFNPWFUIFCBUUFSZBOE"$QPXFSBEBQUPS t To maintain the LCD Screen: - Do not press the screen hard, strike it, or knock it on anything. - Do not set the camcorder down with the LCD screen facing the bottom. t 5PQSPMPOHJUTTFSWJDFMJGFEPOPUSVCUIF-$%TDSFFOXJUIBDPBSTFDMPUI t #FBXBSFPGUIFGPMMPXJOH-$%TDSFFOQIFOPNFOB5IFZBSFOPUNBMGVODUJPOT - When you use the camcorder, the surface around the LCD screen may heat up. - If you leave the power on for a long time, the surface around the LCD screen becomes hot. 129 maintenance & additional information USING YOUR CAMCORDER ABROAD t &BDIDPVOUSZPSSFHJPOIBTJUTPXOFMFDUSJDBMBOEDPMPSTZTUFNT t #FGPSFVTJOHZPVSDBNDPSEFSBCSPBEDIFDLUIFGPMMPXJOHJUFNT Power sources The provided AC adaptor features automatic AC 100 V to 240 V voltage selection. You can power your camcorder in any country or region using the supplied AC power adaptor if that country or region provides 100 V to 240 V, 50 or 60 Hz electrical current. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor, if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet. Viewing videos recorded with HD (high deﬁnition) image quality on a TV To view the images with the same HD (high deﬁnition) image quality as that of the recorded images on a TV, you need an NTSC-based, 1080/60i compatible TV (or monitor) with an HDMI or component/AV cable connected. Viewing videos recorded with SD (standard deﬁnition) image quality on a TV To view images recorded in SD (standard deﬁnition) image resolution, you need an NTSC based TV with audio/video or component input jacks and a component/AV cable connected. On TV color systems Your camcorder is an NTSC-system-based camcorder. If you want to view your recordings on a TV or to copy them to an external device, you must have an NTSC-based TV or external device with the appropriate Audio/Video jacks. If you do not have an NTSC-based TV or device, you may need to use a separate video format transcoder (NTSC to PAL format converter). The format transcoder is not provided by Samsung. NTSC-compatible countries/regions Bahamas, Canada, Central America, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, United States of America, etc. PAL-compatible countries/regions Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, CIS, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Norway, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, etc. You can make recordings with your camcorder and view pictures on the LCD screen anywhere in the world. 130 speciﬁcations Model name System LCD screen Connectors HMX-H200BN/HMX-H200SN/HMX-H200LN/HMX-H200RN HMX-H203BN/HMX-H203SN/HMX-H203LN/HMX-H203RN HMX-H204BN/HMX-H204SN/HMX-H204LN/HMX-H204RN HMX-H205BN/HMX-H205SN/HMX-H205LN/HMX-H205RN HMX-H220BN/HMX-H220SN/HMX-H220LN/HMX-H220RN Video signal Picture compression format Audio compression format Image device Lens Focal length Filter diameter NTSC H.264 (MPEG-4.AVC) AAC (Advanced Audio Coding) 1/4.1”, 3.32M Pixel CMOS F1.8 ~ F3.7, 20x optical zoom, 200x digital zoom 3.2mm ~ 64mm Ø 34 Size/dot number LCD screen method 2.7” Wide Touch LCD (960x240) / 230k TFT LCD Composite output Component output 1Vp-p (75 Ω terminated) Y: 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω PB/PR: 0.350Vp-p, 75 Ω C type connector -7.5 dBs (600 Ω terminated) mini USB-B type (USB2.0 High Speed) HDMI output Audio output USB output Power source Power source type General Power consumption (Recording) Operating temperature Storage temperature Storage media External dimensions (WxHxD) Weight Internal MIC DC 5 V, Lithium Ion battery pack 3.7 V Lithium Ion battery pack, Power supply (100 V ~ 240 V) 50/60 Hz 3.2W (LCD on) 0$_$'_' $_$'_' Internal memory (SSD) (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only), Memory card (SD/SDHC) (optional) Approx. 58.5 mm (2.3 inches) x 59.3 mm (2.33 inches) x 111.65 mm (4.4 inches) Approx. 283 g (0.62 lb, 9.98 oz) (Except for Lithium Ion battery) Omni-directional stereo microphone The technical speciﬁcations and design may be changed without notice. 131 warranty SAMSUNG LIMITED WARRANTY SAMSUNG Electronics America Inc. (SEA), warrants that this product is free from defective material and workmanship. SEA further warrants that if product fails to operate properly within the speciﬁed warranty period and the failure is due to improper workmanship or defective material, SEA will repair or replace the product at it’s option. All warranty repairs must be performed by a SEA authorized service center. The name and address of the location nearest you can be obtained by calling toll free: 1-800 SAMSUNG (1-800-726-7864). Labor 90 days carry-in Parts 1 year On carry-in models, transportation to and from the service center is the customer’s responsibility. The original dated sales receipt must be retained by the customer and is the only acceptable proof of purchase. It must be presented to the authorized service center. EXCLUSIONS (WHAT IS NOT COVERED) This warranty does not cover damage due to accident, ﬁre, ﬂood and/or other acts of God; misuse, incorrect line voltage, improper installation, improper or unauthorized repairs, commercial use, or damage that occurs in shipping. Exterior and interior ﬁnish, lamps, and glass are not covered under this warranty. Customer adjustments which are explained in the instruction manual are not covered under the terms of this warranty. This warranty will automatically be voided for any unit found with a missing or altered serial number. This warranty is valid only on products purchased in the United States and Puerto Rico. Some States do not allow the exclusions or limitations of incidental or consequential damages, or allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you. This warranty gives you speciﬁc legal rights, and you may also have other rights which vary from State to State. If you have any questions or comments relating to Samsung products, please contact the SAMSUNG customer care DFOUFS4BNTVOH&MFDUSPOJDT"NFSJDBJOD 1-800-SAMSUNG (726-7864) www.samsung.com/us RoHS compliant Our product complies with “The Restriction Of the use of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment”, and we do not use the 6 hazardous materials- Cadmium(Cd), Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent Chromium (Cr +6), Poly Brominated Biphenyls (PBBs), Poly Brominated Diphenyl Ethers(PBDEs)- in our products.