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VP-MX25E
Memory Camcorder
user manual
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key features of your memory camcorder
High-resolution Colour Widescreen LCD (2.7” WIDE TFT LCD)
Samsung memory camcorder adopts 2.7-inch Widescreen LCD of 112k
pixels which allows bright and clear monitoring. In addition, reinforced LCD
Enhancer adjusting colour and brightness to the screen lighting conditions
allows better monitoring under the strong sunlight.
H.264/AVC (MPEG4 part 10/Advanced Video Coding) Encoding
The latest video compression technology, H.264 uses a high compression
rate to sharply increase the recordable time with the same size storage.
Simple & Easy User Interface
Designed to provide optimized and easy use with ergonomic design including customizable button layout for
recording/playback functions and frequently used functions. And, improved Graphics User Interface offers new and
fresh look as well as easy operation.
High-capacity embedded Flash Memory (16GB)
The camcorder has built-in high capacity flash memory that allows you to record movie (or photo) images.
User-friendly Functions
User-friendly EASY Q optimizes your memory camcorder to the recording conditions
automatically, which provides beginners with the best performance.
Twice the memory options
The memory camcorder’s external memory slot accepts both high capacity SDHC and MMCplus. Play and transfer videos,
quickly and easily using the memory type of your choice. In addition to this slot the memory camcorder has the built-in
flash memory.
High-resolution image through Mobile DNIe
Samsung memory camcorder has features of 3DNR (3-dimensional noise reduction), high-sensitivity colour expression
(intelligent colour expression), High performance Anti-Shake (Hyper DIS), and automatic face detection (Face Detection) etc.
Capture Visions farther than the eye can see (34x Optical/1200x Digital Zoom)
Samsung's powerful optical zoom lenses bring the world closer without
losing image quality. In addition, Digital Zoom Interpolation gives extreme digital
zooming to be clearer, with less distortion than previous types of digital zooms.
Various Recording Features
The memory camcorder supports Anti-Shake (HDIS), Digital Effect and a wide range of other functions that you can
select according to the scene you are recording. ²pages 57~72
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Capturing Photo Image
Captures a moving subject instantly and saves the scene as a photo image. ²page 48
Easy Upload to YouTube
You can upload recorded movies to YouTube using the CyberLink MediaShow4. ²page 98
Enjoying Various Playback Features
Unlike tape operation, playback is simple and easy in this memory camcorder
since no time is needed for rewinding or fast forward operations. Various functions
are available for enjoying many different types of playback. ²pages 73~79
Play back on your PC
USB 2.0 enables the smooth transfer of movies (or photos) to a computer. With the
bundled software you can easily transfer and play back your own movies on your PC. ²page 97
Swivel handle for free style shooting (max 180 degree rotate)
No need to stand up and crouch to shoot your videos (or photos). This memory camcorder
from Samsung has a new swivel handgrip. You can adjust the swivel handle’s angle up
to 180° to suit the recording situation. You can now shoot videos (or photos) freely from
high angles to low angles while standing.
Flexible 4:3 & 16:9 recording and viewing
By offering a choice of recording in two different aspect ratios - 4:3 and 16:9, SAMSUNG ensures the entire image
is captured for playback on everything from older TVs to your newest, wide-format TV screen.
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safety warnings
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean :
Means that death or serious personal injury is a risk.
WARNING
Means that there is a potential risk for personal injury or material damage.
CAUTION
CAUTION
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!
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This camcorder should always be connected to an AC outlet with a protective grounding connection.
Batteries shall not be exposed to excessive heat such as sunshine, fire or the like.
Caution
Danger of explosion if battery is incorrectly replaced.
Replace only with the same or equivalent type.
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.
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BEFORE USING THIS CAMCORDER
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This memory camcorder is designed exclusively for high-capacity built-in flash memory and external
memory card.
This memory camcorder records video in H.264/AVC( MPEG4 part 10/Advanced Video Coding) format
compliant with Standard resolution (SD-VIDEO) format.
Please be noted that this memory camcorder is not compatible with other digital video formats.
Before recording important video, make a trial recording.
- Play back your trial recording to make sure the video and audio have been recorded properly.
The recorded contents cannot be compensated for:
- Samsung cannot compensate for any damages caused when recording is not made normally or recorded
contents cannot be played back because of a defect in the memory camcorder, card.
Also, Samsung cannot be responsible for your recorded video and audio.
- Recorded contents may be lost due to an error when handling this memory camcorder or memory card, etc.
Samsung shall not be held responsible for the loss of recorded contents, and cannot compensate for any
damages.
Make a backup of important recorded data
- Protect your important recorded data by copying the files to a PC. It is recommended to copy it from your PC
to other recording media for storage. Refer to the software installation and USB connection guide.
Copyright: Please be noted that this memory camcorder is intended for an individual consumer’s use
only.
- Data recorded on the card in this memory camcorder using other digital/analogue media or devices is
protected by the copyright act and cannot be used without permission of the owner of 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.
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precautions on use
IMPORTANT NOTE
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Handle the liquid crystal display (LCD) with care:
- The LCD is a very delicate display device: Do not press its surface with excessive force, hit it or prick it with a
sharp object.
- If you push the LCD surface, unevenness in display may occur. If unevenness does not disappear, turn the
camcorder off, wait for a few moments, and then turn it on again.
- Do not place the camcorder with the open LCD screen down.
- Close the LCD monitor when not using the camcorder.
Liquid crystal display:
- The LCD screen is a product of high precision technology. Out of the total pixels (approx. 112,000 pixels of an
LCD monitor ), 0.01% or less pixels may be out (black dots) or may remain lit as coloured dots (red, blue, and
green). This shows the limitations of the current technology, and does not indicate a fault that will interfere with
recording.
- The LCD screen will be slightly dimmer than usual when the camcorder is at low temperature, as in cold areas,
or right after the power is turned on. Normal brightness will be restored when the temperature inside the
camcorder rises. Note that the foregoing phenomena have no effect on the image in a storage media, so there
is no cause for concern.
Hold the memory camcorder correctly:
- Do not hold the memory camcorder by the LCD monitor when lifting it: the LCD monitor could detach and the
memory camcorder may fall.
Do not subject the memory camcorder to impact:
- This memory camcorder is a precision machine. Take great care that you do not strike it against a hard object
or let it fall.
- Do not use the memory camcorder on a tripod in a place where it is subject to severe vibrations or impact.
No sand or dust!
- Fine sand or dust entering the memory camcorder or AC power adaptor could cause malfunctions or defects.
No water or oil!
- Water or oil entering the memory camcorder or AC power adaptor could cause electric shock, malfunctions or
defects.
Heat on surface of product:
- The surface of the memory camcorder will be slightly warm when using, but this does not indicate a fault.
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Be careful of unusual ambient temperature:
- Using the memory camcorder in a place where the temperature is over 140°F (40°C) or lower than 32°F (0°C)
may result in abnormal recording/playback.
- Do not leave the memory camcorder on a beach or in a closed vehicle where the temperature is very high for
a long time: This could cause malfunctions.
Do not point directly at the sun:
- If direct sunlight strikes the lens, the memory camcorder could malfunction or a fire could occur.
- Do not leave the memory camcorder with the LCD screen exposed to direct sunlight:
This could cause malfunction.
Do not use the memory camcorder near TV or radio:
- This could cause noise to appear on the TV screen or in radio broadcasts.
Do not use the memory camcorder near strong radio waves or magnetism:
- If the memory camcorder is used near strong radio waves or magnetism, such as near a radio wave
tower or electric appliances, noise could enter video and audio that are being recorded. During playback
of normally recorded video and audio, noise may also be present in picture and sound.
At worst the memory camcorder could malfunction.
Do not expose the memory camcorder to soot or steam:
- Thick soot or steam could damage the memory camcorder case or cause malfunctions.
Do not use the memory camcorder near corrosive gas:
- If the memory camcorder is used in a place where there is dense exhaust gas generated by gasoline or
diesel engines, or corrosive gas such as hydrogen sulphide, the external or internal terminals could corrode,
disabling normal operation, or the battery connection terminals could corrode, so that power will not turn on.
Do not use the memory camcorder near ultrasonic humidifier:
- Calcium and other chemicals dissolved in water could scatter in the air, and white particles could adhere to
the optical head of the memory camcorder, which could cause it to operate abnormally.
Do not clean the memory camcorder body with benzene or thinner:
- The coating of exterior could peel off or the case surface could deteriorate.
- When using a chemical cleaning cloth, follow the instructions.
Keep the memory card out of reach of children to prevent swallowing.
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.
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precautions on use
ABOUT THIS USER MANUAL
VP-MX25E support built-in flash memory (16GB).
Illustrations of VP-MX25E model are used in this user manual.
• The displays in this user manual may not be exactly the same as those you see on the LCD screen.
• Designs and specifications of storage media and other accessories are subject to change without any notice.
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NOTES REGARDING A TRADEMARK
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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.
Windows® is registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation, registered in the United States and other countries.
Macintosh is trademark of Apple Inc.
All the other product names mentioned here in may be the trademark or registered trademarks of their respective companies.
Furthermore, “TM” and “R” are not mentioned in each case in this manual.
Correct Disposal of This Product
(Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment)
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems)
This marking shown on the product or its literature, indicates that it should not be disposed with other
household wastes at the end of its working life. To prevent possible harm to the environment or human
health from uncontrolled waste disposal, please separate this from other types of wastes and recycle it
responsibly to promote the sustainable reuse of material resources.
Household users should contact either the retailer where they purchased this product, or their local
government office, for details of where and how they can take this item for environmentally safe recycling.
Business users should contact their supplier and check the terms and conditions of the purchase contract.
This product should not be mixed with other commercial wastes for disposal.
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contents
INTRODUCTION TO
BASIC FEATURES
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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR
MEMORY CAMCORDER
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What's included with your memory camcorder
Front & left view
Rear & bottom view
PREPARATION
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Using the accessories
Connecting a power source
Basic operation of your memory camcorder
LCD screen indicators
Turning the screen indicators on/off (
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Using the LCD enhancer
Adjusting the LCD screen
Using the MENU button
Using the Control buttons
Shortcut menu (OK Guide)
Initial setting : Time Zone, Date and Time & OSD Language
ABOUT THE STORAGE MEDIA
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Selecting the storage media
Inserting / ejecting the memory card
Selecting the suitable memory card
Recordable time and capacity
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RECORDING
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Recording movie images
Recording with ease for beginners (EASY Q mode)
Taking photo images
Zooming In and out
PLAYBACK
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Changing the playback mode
Playing movie images
Viewing photo images
RECORDING OPTIONS
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Changing the menu settings
Menu items
Using the recording menu items
iSCENE
White Balance
Exposure
Shutter
Focus
Anti-Shake (HDIS)
Digital Effect
16:9 Wide
Resolution
Wind Cut
Voice Mute
Back Light
Interval REC
C.Nite
Fader
Guideline
Digital Zoom
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PLAYBACK OPTIONS
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SETTINGS OPTIONS
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Menu items
Setting the play option
Deleting images
Protecting images
Copying images
File Information
Slide Show
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Changing the menu settings in "Settings"
Menu items
Using the settings menu items
Storage
Storage Info
Format
File No.
Time Zone
Date/Time Set
Date Format
Time Format
Date/Time
LCD Brightness
LCD Colour
Beep Sound
Auto Power Off
TV Display
Default Set
Version
Menu Colour
Transparency
Language
Demo
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CONNECTING TO A PC
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CONNECTING TO OTHER
DEVICES
MAINTENANCE & ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION
TROUBLESHOOTING
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Transfering a Recorded File through a USB Conection
CyberLink MediaShow4
Installing the CyberLink MediaShow4
Connecting the USB cable
Viewing the contents of storage media
Transferring files from the memory camcorder to your PC
Uploading movie images in the memory camcorder to
YouTube
99 Connecting to a TV
100 Viewing on TV screen
101 Recording (dubbing ) images on a VCR or DVD/HDD recorder
102 Maintenance
103 Additional information
105 Using your memory camcorder abroad
106 Troubleshooting
SPECIFICATIONS
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POWER SOURCES
(UNITED KINGDOM ONLY )
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introduction to basic features
+T his chapter introduces you to the basic features of your memory camcorder.
See the reference pages for more information.
Step1: Preparation
Connecting a power source ²page 14
Check out the storage media ²page 39
Setting the Date/Time and OSD Language ²pages 36, 38
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Step2: Recording
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Recording movie or photo images ²pages 46, 48
Step3: Playing back
Selecting an image to play back from the thumbnail index views using
Control button ²page 51
• Viewing playback from your memory camcorder on your PC or TV
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+T his chapter introduces you to the basic features of your memory camcorder.
See the reference pages for more information.
Step4: Connecting to a PC
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You can playback and edit recorded movies (or photos) by using the
CyberLink MediaShow4 application provided with the product.
Also, using the CyberLink MediaShow4 allows easy upload of recorded
movies to YouTube ( You Tube ).
Broadcast Yourself TM
Step5: Easy Upload to YouTube
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You can upload recorded movies to YouTube using the CyberLink MediaShow4. ²page 98
You Tube
Broadcast Yourself TM
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getting to know your memory camcorder
WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH YOUR MEMORY CAMCORDER
Your new memory camcorder comes with the following accessories. If any of these items is missing from your box,
call Samsung’s Customer Care Centre.
+ The exact shape of each item may vary by model.
Battery pack
(IA-BP85ST)
AC power adaptor
(AA-E9 type)
Audio/Video Cable
USB Cable
Quick start guide
User manual CD
Software CD*
Cradle*
Pouch*
Carrying Case*
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The contents may vary depending on the sales region.
Parts and accessories are available at your local Samsung dealer. To buy this one, contact your nearest Samsung
dealer.
A memory card is not included. See page 40 for memory cards compatible with your camcorder.
You have to connect the AC power adaptor to the cradle when connecting external devices using the cradle.
Your camcorder includes user manual CD and quick start guide(printed). For more detailed instructions, refer to the
user manual (PDF) on the provided CD.
* : This is an optional accessory. To buy one, contact your nearest Samsung dealer.
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FRONT & LEFT VIEW
CLOSE
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Lens open/close switch
Internal microphone
Lens
MENU button
OK button
Control button (
Recording start/stop button
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LCD screen
Built-in speaker
button
EASY Q button
LCD ENHANCER (
PHOTO button
Zoom lever (W/T)
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Be careful not to cover the internal microphone and lens during recording.
CAUTION
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getting to know your memory camcorder
REAR & BOTTOM VIEW
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MODE indicator
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MODE button
AV cable jack (AV)
USB jack (
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DC IN jack (DC IN)
Jack cover
Charging indicator (CHG)
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POWER switch
Recording start/stop button
Grip belt
Swivel Hand-grip
Grip belt hook
Cradle receptacle
Tripod receptacle
Memory card /Battery slot cover
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Usable Memory Cards
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SDHC
MMCplus
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preparation
This section provides information that you should know before using this memory camcorder such as how to use the
provided accessories, how to charge the battery, how to setup the operation mode and initialize setup.
USING THE ACCESSORIES
Attaching a Grip Belt
Insert your right hand from the bottom of memory camcorder up to the base of your thumb.
Put your hand in a position where you can easily operate the Recording start/stop button, PHOTO button and
the Zoom lever.
• Adjust the length of grip belt so that the memory
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Recording start/stop button with your thumb.
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1. Detach the belt.
2. Adjust the length of grip belt.
3. Attach the belt.
Angle Adjustment
This memory camcorder has a new swivel handgrip.
Its handle turns along with the shooting angle.
You can now shoot videos (or photos) freely from
high angles to low angles while standing.
Rotate the swivel hand-grip at the most
convenient angle.
• You can rotate it downward up to 180 degrees.
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Please be noticed that using excessive force to
insert your hand while the hand strap is adjusted too
tight may damage the hand strap hook of the memory camcorder.
Please be careful not to turn the swivel handle backward as it may cause damage.
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Using the Cradle
When recharging and connecting to external devices, use the cradle
for better stability.
1. Put the memory camcorder onto the cradle, while making sure
all terminals are well connected.
2. Connect the power supply or other external devices (such as
TV, PC, etc.) to the cradle at your necessity.
Cradle
Receptacle
DC IN
jack
USB jack
AV jack
If you connect your memory camcorder to the provided cradle using more than one type of output cable,
the order of output signal is as follows: USB cable Š AV cable.
• Do not connect the connection cables to memory camcorder and cradle at the same time, it may cause
conflict and may not work properly. If this occurs, remove all the connected cables and try the connection
again.
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CONNECTING A POWER SOURCE
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There are two types of power source that can be connected to your memory camcorder.
Do not use provided power supply units with other equipment.
- The battery pack: used for outdoor recording.
- The AC power adaptor : used for indoor recording and playing back. ²page 21
Battery Pack installation / ejection
Insert
It is recommended you purchase one or more additional battery packs to allow
continuous use of your memory camcorder.
Inserting the battery pack
1. Slide and open the battery slot cover as shown in the diagram.
2. Insert the battery pack into the battery slot until it softly clicks.
• Make sure that the SAMSUNG logo is facing up while the set is placed as
shown in the diagram.
3. Slide and close the battery slot cover.
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Ejecting the battery pack
1. Slide and open the battery slot cover and push the battery lock.
• Gently push the battery lock in the direction as shown in the diagram to eject
the battery out.
2. Pull the ejected battery out in the direction as shown in the diagram.
3. Slide and close the battery slot cover.
Eject
CARD
[BATT. RELEASE]
Switch
Store the battery pack separated from the memory camcorder while
not in use.
• It is recommended to prepare an additional battery pack for prolonged
outdoor use.
• Contact your nearest Samsung Electronics Service Centre for purchasing
additional battery pack.
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Charging the Battery Pack
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Be sure to charge the battery pack before you start using your memory camcorder.
Use IA-BP85ST battery pack only.
The battery pack may be charged a little at the time of purchase.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward
to turn off the power.
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camcorder. ²page 14
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3. Open the DC IN/USB/AV jack cover.
4. Connect the AC power adaptor to the
DC IN jack of your memory camcorder.
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wall socket.
• The CHG (charging) indicator lights
up in orange and showing that the
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• The CHG (charging) indicator lights
up in green when the battery is fully
charged. ²page 16
6. When the battery pack is fully charged, disconnect the AC power adaptor from the memory camcorder.
• Even with the power switched off, the battery pack will still discharge if it is left attached to the memory
camcorder. It is recommended that you remove the battery pack from the memory camcorder.
• Charging the battery pack in a low temperature circumstance may take longer time or fail to fully charge
(green indicator will not turn on).
CAUTION
• Please make sure that there are no foreign substances in plug and socket when you connect AC power
supply to the memory camcorder.
• Fully charge the battery pack before using.
• When using the AC power supply, place it close to the wall outlet. Found with malfunction while in use of
memory camcorder, separate the AC power supply immediately from the wall outlet.
• Do not use the AC power supply in a narrow and small place, such as between furnishings.
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For recording indoors with available wall outlet, it is convenient to use the AC power supply instead of the battery pack.
It is recommended to charge the battery pack in a place with ambient temperature of 10°C ~ 30°C.
You can use the cradle for charging. ²page 13
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preparation
Charging indicator
Tips for battery identification
+The colour of the LED indicates charging status.
• If the battery has been fully charged, the charge indicator is
green.
• If you are charging the battery, the colour of the charge indicator
is orange.
• If an error occurs while the battery pack in charging, the charging
indicator blinks red.
<Charging indicator>
Charging
state
LED colour
Power
On
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Blue
Charge
Off
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Charging
Fully Charged
Error
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Green
Red (Flicker)
Auto Power Off Function
To save battery power, you can set the "Auto
Power Off" function which turns off the memory
camcorder if there is no operation for 5 minutes.
To disable this option, change the setting of
"Auto Power Off" to "Off". ²page 88
After 5 minutes
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Battery Level Display
The Battery Level Display shows the amount of battery power remaining in the battery pack.
Battery
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Message
Fully charged
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20~40% used
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40~60% used
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60~80% used
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80~99% used
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Exhausted (flickers): The device will soon turn off.
Change the Battery Pack as soon as possible.
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(flickers): The device will be forced to turn off after
5 seconds.
"Low battery"
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Before using memory camcorder, charge the battery.
Above figures are based on fully charged battery pack at a normal temperature.
Low ambient temperature may affect the use time.
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preparation
Charging, recording and playback times with fully charged battery pack
(with no zoom operation, etc.)
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For your reference, the approximate time with fully charged battery pack:
Battery type
IA-BP85ST
Charging time
approx. 2 hr.
Movie resolution
Mode
720 x 576 (50i)
640 x 480
TV Super Fine
TV Fine
TV Normal
Web & Mobile
Continuous
recording time
approx. 180min.
approx. 180min.
approx. 180min.
approx. 180min.
Playback time
approx. 300min.
approx. 300min.
approx. 300min.
approx. 300min.
- The time is only for reference. Figures show above are measured under Samsung's test environment, and may differ
from users and conditions.
- We recommend using AC power adaptor when you are using the Interval REC Function.
Continuous Recording (without zoom)
The continuous recording time of memory camcorder in the table shows the available recording time when the
memory camcorder is in the recording mode without using any other function after recording started. When actually
recording, the battery pack may discharge 2-3 times faster than this reference since the record start/stop and zoom
functions are being operated, and playback is performed. Prepare additional charged battery pack(s) to allow the
time you are planning to record on the memory camcorder. Note that the battery pack discharges faster in cold
environment.
The charging time will vary depending on the remaining battery level.
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About battery packs
The benefits of battery pack: Battery pack is small but has a large power capacity. It should be recharged in any
environment that is between 32°F (0°C) and 104°F (40°C).
However, when it is exposed to cold temperatures (below 32°F (0°C)), its usage time becomes reduced and it may
cease to function. If this happens, place the battery pack in your pocket or other warm, protected place for a short
time, then reattach it to the memory camcorder.
• The continuous recording times in the operating instructions are measured using a fully charged battery pack at
77 °F (25 °C). As the environmental temperature and conditions vary, the remaining battery time may differ from the
approximate continuous recording times given in the instructions.
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On handling a battery pack
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To preserve battery power, keep your memory camcorder turned off when you are not operating it.
To save battery power, you can set the "Auto Power Off" function which turns off the memory camcorder if there
is no operation for 5 minutes. To disable this option, change the setting of "Auto Power Off" to "Off" ²page 88
Do not allow metallic objects to come into contact with the terminals.
Make sure that the battery pack fits firmly into place. Do not drop the battery pack.
Dropping the battery pack may cause damage.
Be careful to keep the battery pack out of the reach of children. It is a choking hazard, if swallowed.
Frequent use of the LCD screen or using the fast forward or rewind buttons wears out the battery pack faster.
Remove the battery pack from the camcorder for safekeeping after using your memory camcorder.
Leaving the battery pack for extended period of time may discharge the battery pack completely.
- A battery pack which is completely discharged may not turn on the recharging LED during charging.
It is designed to protect the battery pack, if the recharging LED turns on normally within 5 minutes, use the
battery pack as normal.
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Maintaining the battery pack
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We recommend only using the original battery pack that is available from your Samsung retailer. When the battery
reaches the end of its life, please contact your local dealer. The batteries have to be dealt with as chemical waste.
Clean the terminals to remove any foreign substances before inserting the battery.
Do not put the battery pack near any heat source (i.e. fire or a heater).
Do not disassemble, apply pressure to, or heat the battery pack.
Do not allow the + and - terminals of the battery pack to be short-circuited.
It may cause leakage, heat generation, induce overheating or fire.
Do not expose the battery pack to water. The battery pack is not water resistant.
When fully discharged, a battery pack damages the internal cells.
The battery pack may be prone to leakage when fully discharged.
Remove from charger or powered unit when not in use. Even when the power is switched off, the battery pack will
still discharge if it is left attached to the memory camcorder.
When not using the memory camcorder for an extended period:
It is recommended that you fully charge the battery pack once per 6 months, attach it to memory camcorder and
use it up: then remove the battery pack and store it in a cool place again.
About the battery life
Battery capacity decreases over time and through repeated use. If decreased usage time between charges
becomes significant, it is probably time to replace it with a new one.
• Each battery's life is governed by storage, operating and environmental conditions.
•
Use only approved battery packs. Do not use batteries from other manufacturers.
Otherwise, there is a danger of overheating, fire or explosion.
Samsung is not responsible for problems occurring due to using unapproved batteries.
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Using a household power source
Make the same connections as you do when charging the battery pack.
The battery pack will not lose its charge in this case.
Using memory camcorder with AC power adaptor
It is recommended that you use the AC power adaptor to power the memory
camcorder from a household AC outlet when you perform settings on it, play back,
or use it indoors.
- Make the same connections as you do when charging the battery pack. ²page 15
Be sure to use the specified AC power adaptor to power the memory camcorder.
Using other AC power adaptors could cause electric shock or result in fire.
• The AC power adaptor can be used around the world. An AC plug adaptor is required in some foreign countries.
If you need one, purchase it from your distributor.
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CAUTION
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Before detaching the power source, make sure that the memory camcorder’s power is turned off.
Failure to do so can result in memory camcorder malfunction.
Use a nearby wall outlet when using the AC power adaptor. Disconnect the AC power adaptor from the wall
outlet immediately if any malfunction occurs while using your memory camcorder.
Do not use the AC power adaptor in a narrow space, such as between a wall and furniture.
The rechargeable battery incorportabed in this product is not user replaceable.
For information on its replacement, please contact your service provider.
Correct disposal of batteries in this product
(Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate battery return systems.)
This marking on the battery, manual or packaging indicates that the batteries in this product should
not be disposed of with other household waste at the end of their working life. Where marked,
the chemical symbols Hg, Cd or Pb indicate that the battery contains mercury, cadmium or lead
above the reference levels in EC Directive 2006/66. If batteries are not properly disposed of, these
substances can cause harm to human health or the environment.
To protect natural resources and to promote material reuse, please separate batteries from other
types of waste and recycle them through your local, free battery return system.
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BASIC OPERATION OF YOUR MEMORY CAMCORDER
This section explains the basic techniques of recording movie or photo images and also
basic settings on your memory camcorder.
Set the appropriate operation mode according to your preference using POWER switch
and MODE button.
Mode indicator
Turning memory camcorder on or off
You can turn the power on or off by sliding the POWER switch down.
• Slide the POWER switch repeatedly to toggle the power on or off.
POWER switch
MODE button
Setting the operating modes
You can switch the operating mode in the following order each time you press the MODE button.
- Movie Record mode (
) ¡ Photo Record mode (
) ¡ Play mode (
)
• In Play mode (
), slide the Zoom lever to select the Movie Play or Photo Play tab (
/
).
• Each time the operational mode changes, the respective mode indicator lights up.
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Movie Record mode (
)
To record movie images.
²page 46
Photo Record mode (
)
To record photo images.
²page 48
Movie Play mode (
)
To play movie images.
²page 51
Photo Play mode (
)
To play photo images.
²page 54
When the memory camcorder is turned on, the self-diagnosis function operates and a message may appear.
In this case, refer to "Warning indicators and messages" (on pages 106-108) and take corrective action.
• Movie Record is set by default with the power on.
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LCD SCREEN INDICATORS
Movie Record mode
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The above screen is an example for explanation:
It is different from the actual display.
• The OSD indicators are based on memory capacity
of 2GB (SDHC memory card).
• Functions marked with * won’t be kept when the
memory camcorder restarts.
• For enhanced performance, the display indications
and the order are subject to change without prior notice.
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Interval REC *
Operating status
( [STBY] (standby) or [ ] (recording))
Voice Mute *
Time counter
(movie recording time: remaining recordable time)
LCD Enhancer *
Storage media (Built-in memory or memory card)
Battery info. (Remaining battery level/time)
Movie image resolution
Anti-Shake (HDIS)
Wind Cut
Back Light
Fader *
C.Nite *
Zoom (Optical zoom / Digital zoom)
Date/Time
Time Zone
Digital Effect
Manual Shutter *
Manual Exposure *
Manual Focus * / Face Detection *
White Balance
iSCENE / EASY Q *
Movie Record
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LCD SCREEN INDICATORS
Movie Record mode: Shortcut menu (OK Guide)
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2
3
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5
Voice Mute* (On/Off)
Focus* (Auto Focus/Face Detection/Manual Focus)
Shortcut menu (OK Guide) / Return
Shutter* (Auto Shutter / Manual Shutter)
Exposure* (Auto Exposure / Manual Exposure)
Movie Record mode: Shortcut menu (Manual)
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MENU
Exit
Move
Select
Manual Control Bar/ Value
Menu name
Shortcut menu (OK Guide) / Return
Value adjust (down)
Manual Exposure
Value adjust (up)
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The illustration to the left shows the Manual
Exposure screen.
Functions marked with * won’t be kept when
the memory camcorder restarts.
Shortcut menu (OK guide) represents the most
frequently accessed functions according to the
selected mode. Pressing the OK button will
display shortcut menu of frequently used on the
LCD screen.
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Photo Record mode
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Image counter
(total number of recordable photo images)
Storage media (Built-in memory or memory card)
Battery info. (Remaining battery level/time)
LCD Enhancer *
Back Light
Zoom (Optical zoom)
Date/Time
Time Zone
Manual Exposure *
Manual Focus *
White Balance
Photo record mode
The counter value is calculated from the
remaining free space of the storage media,
which may not be updated after a recording
if calculation remains the same.
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LCD SCREEN INDICATORS
Photo Record mode: Shortcut menu (OK Guide)
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2
3
Exposure* (Auto Exposure / Manual Exposure)
Shortcut menu (OK Guide) / Return
Focus* (Auto Focus/Face Detection/Manual Focus)
Photo Record mode: Shortcut menu (Manual)
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2
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Manual Control Bar/ Value
Menu name
Shortcut menu (OK Guide) / Return
Value adjust (down)
Manual Exposure
Value adjust (up)
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The illustration to the left shows the Manual
Exposure screen.
Functions marked with * won’t be kept when
the memory camcorder restarts.
Shortcut menu (OK guide) represents the most
frequently accessed functions according to the
selected mode. Pressing the OK button will
display shortcut menu of frequently used on the
LCD screen.
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Movie Play mode : Thumbnail View
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Folder-File Number
Movie Play Tab
Protect
Copy Selected
Storage media (Built-in memory or memory card)
Battery info. (Remaining battery level/time)
Now/ Total file number
Scroll bar
Fader
Error File
Button Guide
Web & Mobile
Delete Selected
Movie Play mode : Single View
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STBY
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Movie Play mode
Play Status ( Play ( X) / Pause ( ZZ))
Time code (Elapsed time / Recorded time)
Storage media (Built-in memory or memory card)
Battery info. (Remaining battery level/time)
Movie image resolution
Protect
LCD Enhancer
File Name
Date/Time
Play Option
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LCD SCREEN INDICATORS
STBY
Movie Play mode : Shortcut menu (OK Guide)
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2
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Move to next file / FF (fast forward) ²page 53
Volume Down
Play Status ( Play ( X) / Pause ( ZZ))
Move to previous file / REW (rewind) ²page 53
Volume Up
Movie Play mode : Single (Volume)
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Date/Time
Volume Bar
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Photo Play mode : Thumbnail View
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Folder-File Number
Protect
Photo Play Tab
Storage media (Built-in memory or memory card)
Battery info. (Remaining battery level/time)
Now/ Total file number
Scroll bar
Copy Selected
Error File
Button Guide
Delete Selected
Photo Play mode : Single View
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Photo Play mode
Slide Show
Image counter
(current image / total number of recorded images)
Storage media (Built-in memory or memory card)
Battery info. (Remaining battery level/time)
Protect
LCD Enhancer
File name (file number)
Date/Time
OK Guide (Previous image)
OK Guide (Next image)
Photo image resolution
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TURNING THE SCREEN INDICATORS ON/OFF (
)
Switching the information display mode
You can switch the display mode of on-screen information:
Press the
button while the camcorder is on.
The full and minimum display modes will alternate.
• Full display mode: All types of information will appear.
Minimum display mode: The only operating status indicator will appear.
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If the memory camcorder has warning information, a warning message
will appear.
Checking the remained battery and memory capacity
Without turning the camcorder on,you can check the remaining battery time
and memory capacity.
• When the camcorder is turned off (battery is installed) press and release the
button to display the remaining capacity of the battery capacity.
• When the camcorder is turned on (battery is installed) press and hold the
button for more than 2-3 seconds to display the remaining
battery capacity.
• The approximate recordable time in the selected storage and battery information
appear for about 10 seconds.
• Selected storage media is indicated in green, and "No Card" appears if there
is no memory card is inserted.
• Pressing the
button or any other button in battery information screen
will return to the previous screen.
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Battery information is only available if the battery is inserted.
While connected to AC adaptor without battery inserted, "No Battery"
message appears.
• It also displays cautions and notices according to the state.
•
button does not operate in menu and quick menu screen.
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USING THE LCD ENHANCER FUNCTION
Contrast is enhanced for a clear and bright image.
This effect is also implemented outdoors in bright daylight.
• You can also adjust the screen brightness in two-level increments, which provides
a brighter screen than using just one-level increment for your recording.
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1. Press the LCD ENHANCER (
) button.
• LCD adjust (
) indicator appears and the LCD brightens.
2. You can switch the LCD enhancer function in the following order each time you
press the LCD ENHANCER (
) button.
Release ŠLCD enhancer 1level (
) ŠLCD enhancer 2level (
) Š Release
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LCD enhancer 1level (
LCD enhancer 2level (
): LCD enhancer is executed.
): You can make a brighter-screen than using just
one-level adjustment.
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LCD enhancer function does not affect the quality of the image being recorded.
When LCD enhancer works at the low illumination, some stripes may occur
on the LCD screen. It is not a malfunction.
• Using the LCD Enhancer function may cause colour looks different on the display.
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ADJUSTING THE LCD SCREEN
1. Open up the LCD screen 90 degrees with your finger.
2. Rotate it to the best angle to record or play.
• If you rotate the LCD screen 180 degrees to the lens side, you can
close the LCD screen with it facing out. This is convenient during playback.
See page 87 to adjust brightness and colour of the LCD screen.
Over-rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that
connects the LCD screen to the memory camcorder.
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Do not lift the memory camcorder when holding the LCD screen.
WARNING
USING THE MENU BUTTON
1. Set the desired mode by pressing the MODE button.
2. Press the MENU button.
3. Move the cursor by pressing the Control button ( / / / ) to select
desired menu item, and then press Control button OK to confirm.
4. Press the MENU button to finish.
MENU button does not operate in the EASY Q mode.
USING THE CONTROL BUTTONS
Used for playback, pausing, fast forwarding, and rewinding. Also used as directional
buttons (up, down, left, right) and to make a selection when selecting movie or photo
images or menus.
1. Press the Control button ( / ) to move left / right.
2. Press the Control button ( / ) to move up / down.
• Confirm your selection by pressing the OK button.
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Control button (OK / ( / )) does not operate in the EASY Q mode.
Using the OK button, you may directly access the shortcut menu. ²page 34
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Using the Control button
Button
Movie Record(
Photo Record(
)mode /
)mode
- Access the shortcut menu
- Confirm selection
- Exit the shortcut menu
OK
Movie Play (
Play (
) mode
) mode
Photo Play (
- Shortcut menu
(OK guide) is
displayed
- Playback / Pause
) mode
Single image
playback
Menu
selection
Confirms
selection
Zoom (wide)
lncreases the volume
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Moves the
cursor up
Zoom (tele)
Decreases the volume
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Moves
the cursor
down
UP
DOWN
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- Search playback RPS
(Reverse Playback Search)
rate: x2ox4ox8ox16
- Previous Skip Playback
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- Search playback FPS
(Forward Playback Search)
rate: x2ox4ox8ox16
- Next Skip Playback
- Frame-by-frame playback
- Slow motion playback
(Slow Motion Playback Rate:
x1/2ox1/4ox1/8ox1/16)
LEFT
RIGHT
Previous image
Moves
to the
previous
menu
Next image
Moves to
the next
menu
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SHORTCUT MENU (OK GUIDE)
Shortcut menu (OK guide) represents the most frequently accessed functions
according to the selected mode.
+For example: Setting the Exposure in Movie Record mode by the
Shortcut menu (OK guide).
OK
1. Press the OK button.
• Shortcut menu (OK guide) is displayed.
2. Press the Control button ( ) will display the Auto Exposure shortcut menu screen,
where you can press OK button to set up Auto Exposure.
3. Press the Control button ( ) once again will display the Manual Exposure shortcut
menu screen with a manual control bar, where you can adjust the value press the
Control button ( / ).
4. Press the OK button to confirm your selection.
• Manual Exposure indicator (
) will display on the screenUG
• Press the OK button to exit the shortcut menu.
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Shortcut menu (OK guide) cannot be used in EASY Q mode.
Pressing the Control button for each menu will toggle "Auto" or "Manual".
The illustration to the shows the Movie Record mode.
Before selecting a menu item, set the mode (Movie Record / Photo Record)
first. ²page 22
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Shortcut function using the Control buttons
Button
Movie Record
(
) mode
Photo Record
(
) mode
- Access the shortcut menu
- Confirm selection
- Exit the shortcut menu
OK
Movie Play (
) mode
Play (
) mode Photo Play (
- Shortcut menu
(OK guide) is
displayed
- Playback / Pause
) mode
Single image
playback
Exposure
- Auto
- Manual
lncreases the volume
-
Focus
- Auto
- Face Detection
- Manual
Decreases the volume
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- Search playback RPS
(Reverse Playback Search)
rate: x2ox4ox8ox16
- Previous Skip Playback
Previous image
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- Search playback FPS
(Forward Playback Search)
rate: x2ox4ox8ox16
- Next Skip Playback
- Frame-by-frame playback
- Slow motion playback
(Slow Motion Playback Rate:
x1/2ox1/4ox1/8ox1/16)
Next image
UP
DOWN
Shutter
- Auto
- Manual
LEFT
RIGHT
Voice Mute
- Off
- On
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INITIAL SETTING : TIME ZONE, DATE AND TIME & OSD LANGUAGE
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Initial setting is available in all operating modes.
To read the menus or messages in your desired language, set the OSD language.
To store the date and time during recording, set the time zone and date/time.
Turning the power on and setting the date and time
Set the date and time when using this memory camcorder for the first time.
If you do not set date and time, the date and time (time zone) screen appears
every time you turn on your memory camcorder.
POWER
1. Slide POWER switch downward to turn on the camcorder.
When you turn on your camcorder for the first time, the Time Zone screen appears
based on Lisbon, London.
• You can also set the Time Zone ("Home") from the "Settings" menu. ²page 84
2. Select the your geographical area with Control button (
button.
• The Date/Time Set screen appears.
/
), then press OK
3. Set the day with Control button ( / ), then move it next with Control button
( / ).
4. Set month, year, hour and minute (AM/PM) in the same way, then move it next with
Control button ( / ).
5. Set DST set (
) with Control button ( / ).
• Set the icon(
) to on to move the time forward 1 hour.
(DST set: daylight saving time)
6. Make sure that the clock is correctly set, then press OK button.
• The clock starts.
• You can set any year up to the year 2037.
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On charging the built-in rechargeable battery
The built-in rechargeable battery is automatically charged while the camcorder is turned on.
Use your camcorder after charging the built-in rechargeable battery. If the built-in rechargeable battery is
not charged, any input data will not be backed up and the date/time appears on the screen as "01/01/
2008 00:00" (when "Date/Time" display is set to "On").
• After setting, the date and time are automatically recorded on a special data area of the storage media.
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Turning the date and time display on/off
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To switch the date and time display on or off, access the menu and change the Date/Time mode. ²page 86
Simple setting of the clock by time difference
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You can easily set the clock to the local time by setting a time difference when using your memory camcorder
abroad. Select "Time Zone" on the menu, then set the time difference. ²page 84
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INITIAL SETTING : TIME ZONE, DATE AND TIME & OSD LANGUAGE
Selecting the OSD language
You can select the desired language to display the menu screen and the messages.
1. Set the "Settings" mode.
• The settings menu screen appears.
• Refer to "How to set the settings mode" for accessing to "Settings" mode.
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2. Press the Control button (
press the OK button.
/
) to select "Language", and then
3. Press the Control button ( / ) to select the desired OSD language,
and then press the OK button.
• English / 䚐ạ㛨/ Français / Deutsch / Italiano / Español / Português /
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/CI[CT
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/ Türkçe /
/
/ IsiZulu
4. Press the MENU button to exit the menu.
• The OSD language is refreshed in the selected language.
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Even if the battery pack or AC power are removed, the language setting will be preserved.
"Language" options may be changed without prior notice.
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about the storage media
SELECTING THE STORAGE MEDIA
You can record on the built-in memory or a memory card, so you should select the desired storage media before
starting recording or playback.
• You can use SDHC and MMCplus cards on your memory camcorder. (Some cards are not compatible depending
on the memory card manufacturer and memory card type.)
• Before inserting or ejecting the memory card, turn the memory camcorder off.
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Selecting the storage media
1. Press the MENU button.
• The menu list will appear.
2. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Settings".
3. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Storage", then press the
OK button.
4. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Memory" or "Card",
then press the OK button.
• "Memory": When using the built-in memory.
• "Card": When using the memory card.
5. Press the MENU button to exit.
Using the built-in memory
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Because this memory camcorder has an embedded 16GB memory, it is not necessary to buy extra storage media.
So you can make recording/playback more convenient.
Using a memory card (not supplied)
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This memory camcorder has multi card slot for access to SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) and MMCplus.
You can use SDHC and MMC plus card on your memory camcorder.
- Some cards are not compatible depending on the memory card manufacturer and memory card type.
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Never format the built-in memory or memory card using a PC.
If you insert a memory card when the memory camcorder is on, the pop-up message will prompt you
automatically to select the storage type.
• If there is no memory card inserted, only the built-in memory will be available.
• Do not eject a memory card while it is being used in the camcorder. The memory card and its data may be
damaged.
• Do not remove the power (battery pack or AC power adaptor) when accessing storage media such as
recording, playback, format, delete, etc. The storage media and its data may be damaged.
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INSERTING / EJECTING THE MEMORY CARD
Inserting a memory card
1. Turn the memory camcorder off.
2. Slide the memory card slot cover to the right to open the cover.
3. Insert the memory card into the memory card slot until it softly clicks
in the direction of the arrow shown in the diagram.
4. Close the cover.
Ejecting a memory card
1.
2.
3.
4.
Turn the memory camcorder off.
Slide the memory card slot cover to the right to open the cover.
Slightly push the memory card inwards to pop it out.
Pull the memory card out of the memory card slot and close the cover.
CAUTION
CARD
CARD
CARD
As shown in the diagram, slide the memory card inwards facing the label down.
In case the label of a memory card faces up sliding into the slot, the memory camcorder may not work,
or the tip of the memory card can be damaged.
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about the storage media
SELECTING A SUITABLE MEMORY CARD
A memory card is a compact portable storage media with a data capacity that exceeds the capacity of a floppy disk.
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You can use a SDHC memory card and MMC plus.
(If needed, buy a memory card separately.)
- You can also use a SD memory card, but recommended that you use a
SDHC memory card and MMC plus with your memory camcorder.
( SD memory cards over 2GB are not compatible with this memory camcorder.)
<MMCplus>
Terminals
On this memory camcorder, you can use memory cards (SDHC or MMCplus)
of the following capacity: 512MB ~ 16GB
Compatible recording media
Protection
- The following recording media have been guaranteed to work with this memory
tab
<SDHC memory card>
camcorder. Others are not guaranteed to work, so buy such products with caution.
SDHC or SD memory cards: By Panasonic, SanDisk, and TOSHIBA
<Usable Memory Cards>
MMC plus: By Transcend
(512MB ~16GB)
If other media are used, they may fail to record data correctly, or they may lose data
that has already been recorded.
For movie recording, use a memory card that support faster write speed (at least 2MB/sec).
SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) Memory Card
SDHC memory card complies with new SD specification Ver.2.00.
This latest specification was established by SD Card Association to realize data capacity over 2GB.
• The SDHC memory card supports a mechanical write protection switch. Setting the switch prevents accidental
erasure of files recorded on the SDHC memory card. To enable writing, move the switch up to the direction of
terminals. To set write protection, move the switch down.
• Due to change In File Allocation System and physical specifications, SDHC memory card can not be used with
current SD enabled host devices. SDHC memory card can be used with only SDHC enables host devices which
carry SDHC logo on devices its self or on its operation manual.
•
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MMCplus (Multi Media Card plus)
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In the case of MMCplus, they have no protection tab so please use the protect function in the menu.
Common cautions for memory card
Damaged data may not be recovered. It is recommended you make a back-up of important data separately on
the hard disk of your PC.
• Turning the power off or removing a memory card during operation such as formatting, deleting, recording, and
playback may cause the data loss.
• After you modify the name of a file or folder stored in the memory card using your PC, your camcorder may not
recognise the modified file.
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Handling a memory card
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It is recommended that you power off before inserting or removing the memory card to avoid data loss.
It is not guaranteed that you can use a memory card formatted by other devices. Be sure to format your memory
card using this camcorder.
You have to format newly-purchased memory cards, memory cards with data that your camcorder cannot
recognise or are saved by other devices. Note that formatting erases all data on the memory card.
If you cannot use a memory card that has been used with another device, format it with your memory camcorder.
Note that formatting erases all information on the memory card.
A memory card has a certain life span. If you cannot record new data, you have to purchase a new memory card.
A memory card is a precision electronic media. Do not bend it, drop it, or cause a strong impact.
Do not use or store in a place that has high temperature and humidity or dusty environment.
Do not place foreign substances on the memory card terminals. Use a soft dry cloth to clean the terminals if required.
Do not paste anything other than exclusive label on label pasting portion.
Be careful to keep memory card out of the reach of children, who might swallow it.
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about the storage media
The memory camcorder supports SDHC and MMCplus memory cards for data storage.
• The data storage speed may differ, according to the manufacturer and production system.
• The user using a lower write speed memory card for recording a movie may have difficulties storing the
movie on the memory card. You can even lose your movie data during the recording.
• In an attempt to preserve any bit of the recorded movie, the memory camcorder forcibly stores the movie on
the memory card and displays a warning: "Low Speed Card. Please record a lower resolution."
To facilitate movie recording, you are recommended to use a memory card that supports faster
write speed.
• If you are unavoidably using a low speed memory card, resolution of the recording may be lower than the
set value. ²page 66
However, the higher the resolution, the more memory will be used.
• You can have four resolution options to record a movie with the memory camcorder :
"TV Super Fine", "TV Fine", "TV Normal", "Web&Mobile"
• For optimal performance of the memory camcorder, ensure that you purchase a fast speed
memory card.
Actual formatted capacity may be less as the internal firmware uses a portion of the memory.
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Samsung is not responsible for data loss due to misuse.
We recommend using a memory card case to avoid losing data from moving and static electricity.
After a period of use, the memory card may get warm. This is normal and is not a malfunction.
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RECORDABLE TIME AND CAPACITY
The following shows the memory camcorder’s maximum recording time and number of images according to the
resolution / memory capacity.
• For recording movie and photo images, be noticed with the approximate maximum limits.
•
Recordable time for movie images
built-in
memory
Media
Capacity
TV Super Fine (
TV Fine (
)
)
TV Normal (
720x576(50i)
)
Web & Mobile (
720x576(50i)
720x576(50i)
)
640x480
Memory Card
16GB
1GB
2GB
4GB
8GB
16GB
approx.
380min.
approx.
480min.
approx.
620min.
approx.
920min.
approx.
23min.
approx.
30min.
approx.
38min.
approx.
57min.
approx.
47min.
approx.
60min.
approx.
77min.
approx.
115min.
approx.
95min.
approx.
120min.
approx.
155min.
approx.
230min.
approx.
190min.
approx.
240min.
approx.
310min.
approx.
460min.
approx.
380min.
approx.
480min.
approx.
620min.
approx.
920min.
Recordable number of photo images
built-in
memory
Media
Capacity
TV Super Fine (
)
800x600
Memory Card
16GB
1GB
2GB
4GB
8GB
16GB
approx.
31,000
approx.
1,800
approx.
3,600
approx.
7,500
approx.
15,000
approx.
31,000
1GB= 1,000,000,000bytes : actual formatted capacity may be less as the internal firmware uses a portion
of the memory.
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about the storage media
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The previous figures are measured under Samsung’s standard recording test conditions and may differ
depending on the test or use condition.
The memory camcorder provides four resolution options for movie recordings:
- "TV Super Fine", "TV Fine", "TV Normal", "Web&Mobile".
For a same scene, higher resolution setting will retain the better image with bigger data size in the order
of "TV Super Fine", "TV Fine", "TV Normal", "Web&Mobile".
The compression rate increases while lowering the resolution ( in the order of "TV Super Fine",
"TV Fine", "TV Normal", "Web&Mobile"). The higher the compression rate is, the picture resolution is
more deteriorated but the recording time will be increased.
The compression rate automatically adjusts to the recording image, and the recording time may vary
accordingly.
You can use a SDHC or MMCplus memory card on your memory camcorder.
Some cards may not compatible depending on the memory card manufacturer and memory card type.
Proper operation is not guaranteed for those memory cards that are not formatted by this memory
camcorder.
Perform the formatting directly on the memory camcorder for formatting.
To facilitate the movie recording, it is recommended to use a memory card that supports faster write speed.
(Write speed: 2MB / sec or higher) If you use a low write-speed memory card, recording may stop with a
message of "Low speed card. Please record a lower resolution".
It supports proper operation with up to 16GB of memory card for recording / playback.
Memory cards of bigger than 16GB in capacity may not work properly.
The memory card that is used to store a movie can cause unwritable area, which may result in reduced
recording time and free memory space.
The maximum size of a movie (H.264/AVC) file that can be recorded at one time is 1.8GB.
You can store up to 9999 movie and photo images on one memory card using the memory camcorder.
Movie ( or photo) images recorded by other equipment are not playable on this memory camcorder.
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recording
Basic procedures to record a movie or photo image are described below and on the following pages.
RECORDING MOVIE IMAGES
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You can record movie images in Movie Record mode only. ²page 22
Memory camcorder provides two Recording start/stop buttons. One is on the rear side of the camcorder and
the other one is on the LCD panel. Select the Recording start/ stop button according to the use.
1. Turn the memory camcorder on.
• Connect a power source to the memory camcorder. ²pages 14, 21
(A battery pack or an AC power adaptor)
• Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the power. ²page 22
• Set the appropriate storage media. ²page 39
(If you want to record on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
• Set the Lens open/close switch to open ( ). ²page 10
• Movie Record is the default mode when you turn on the memory camcorder.
2. Check the subject on the LCD screen.
3. Press the Recording start/stop button.
• The recording indicator (
) will display and recording will start.
• Pressing the Recording start/stop button again during recording will
set the memory camcorder to recording pause mode.
4. When recording is finished, turn the memory camcorder off.
• For on-screen information display. ²page 23
• Eject the battery pack when you have finished recording to prevent unnecessary battery power consumption.
• For approximate recording time. ²page 44
• For various functions available when you record movie images. ²pages 57~72
• If focusing is difficult, use the manual focus function. ²page 63
• During recording, some button operations are unavailable. (MODE button, MENU button, etc.)
• Sound is recorded from the internal stereo microphone on the front of the memory camcorder.
Take care that this microphone is not blocked.
• Before recording an important movie, make sure to test on the recording function to check if there is any
problem with the audio and video recording.
• While recording, don't insert or eject the memory card as it may record noise.
• Do not operate the power switch or remove the memory card while accessing the storage media.
Doing so may damage the storage media or the data on storage media.
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You can not use a locked memory card for recording. You will see a message saying recording is disabled
due to the lock.
• You can select the resolution of movie images to be recorded. ²page 66
• Note that power failure during a recording such as disconnected DC power jack or exhausted battery may
damage the file.
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RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS (EASY Q MODE)
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You can record movie images in Movie Record mode only. ²page 22
With the EASY Q function, most of the memory camcorder settings are automatically adjusted, which frees you
from detailed adjustments.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
). ²page 22
2. Press the MODE button to set Movie Record mode (
3. Press the EASY Q button.
• When you press the EASY Q button, most functions turn off and the following
functions are set to "Auto". ( Exposure, Focus, Shutter, etc. )
• The EASY Q and Anti-Shake(HDIS) (
) indicator appear on the screen at
the same time.
4. To record movie images, press the Recording start/stop button.
• Recording will begin using the basic automatic settings.
To cancell EASY Q mode
Press the EASY Q button again.
• The EASY Q and Anti-Shake (HDIS) (
) indicators disappear from the screen.
• Almost all the settings will return to the settings that were set prior to activating
the EASY Q mode.
Unavailable buttons during EASY Q operation
• The following button and menu operations are unavailable because the items are automatically set.
And the corresponding message "Release the EASY Q" may appear if unavailable operations are attempted.
- MENU button / OK button / etc.
• Cancel the EASY Q function if you want to add any effect or settings to the images.
• EASY Q mode settings are released when the memory camcorder is turned off.
• EASY Q mode automatically sets the "Anti-Shake(HDIS)" to "On" while using EASY Q.
• You can directly select iSCENE mode pressing EASY Q button for 3 second. ²page 58
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recording
TAKING PHOTO IMAGES
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•
You can take photo images in Photo Record mode only. ²page 22
You can take photo images with the PHOTO button.
1. Turn the memory camcorder on.
• Connect a power source to the memory camcorder. ²pages 14, 21
(A battery pack or an AC power adaptor)
• Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the power.
• Set the Lens open/close switch to open (
). ²page 10
2. Press the MODE button to set Photo Record mode (
). ²page 22
• Set the appropriate storage media. ²page 39
(If you want to record on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
3. Check the subject on the LCD screen.
4. Press the PHOTO button.
• Shutter sound is heard. Indicators on the screen disappear, and the photo
image is recorded.
• While saving the photo image on the memory card, you cannot proceed with
the next recording.
5. When taking photo images is finished, turn the memory camcorder off.
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The photo image is taken only in the 4:3 aspect ratio as shown in the illustration.
Audio will not be recorded with the photo image on the storage media.
If focusing is difficult, use the manual focus function. ²page 63
Do not operate the POWER switch or remove the memory card while accessing the storage media.
Doing so may damage the storage media or the data on storage media.
Photo image files recorded by your memory camcorder conform to the “DCF (Design rule for Camera
File system)” universal standard established by the JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information Technology
Industries Association).
DCF is an integrated image-file format for digital cameras: Image files can be used on all digital devices
conforming to DCF.
The recorded photo image size is 800X600.
In Movie Record mode (
), pressing PHOTO button will switch to Photo Record mode (
).
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ZOOMING IN AND OUT
Use the zoom function for close-up or wide-angle recording.
This memory camcorder allows you to record using optical 34x power zoom
and 1200x digital zoom.
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You can zoom with the zoom lever or the Control (W/T) button on the LCD panel.
Zoom magnification over 34x is done through digital image processing,
and is therefore called digital zoom. Digital zooming is possible up to 1200x.
Set "Digital Zoom" to "On". ²page 72
To zoom in
•
Slide the Zoom lever towards T (telephoto).
(Or press the Control button ( ) on the LCD panel.)
To zoom out
•
Slide the Zoom lever towards W (wide-angle).
(Or press the Control button ( ) on the LCD panel.)
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W:Recording wide area
(wide-angle)
T: Recording enlarged
image (telephoto)
W: Wide angle
T: Telephoto
If you operate the Zoom (W/T) lever during recording, the sound of the
lever may be recorded as well.
You can also zoom with the Control (W/T) button on the LCD panel.
The minimum possible distance between camcorder and subject while
maintaining sharp focus is about 1cm (about 0.39 inch) for wide angle
and 1m (about 39.4 inch) for telephoto.
The focus changes when zooming after focussing manually.
Focus automatically or seize the desired scene by zooming before
focussing manually. ²page 63
Optical zoom preserves image quality, but during digital zoom the quality
of image may suffer.
Fast zooming or zooming in subject of far distance may produce slow
focusing. In this case, use "Manual Focus". ²page 63
It is recommended to use "Anti-Shake (HDIS)" with handheld recording
if the subject is zoomed in and enlarged.
Frequent use of zooming in / out consumes more battery power.
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playback
You can view recorded movie and photo images in thumbnail index view and play them in various ways.
CHANGING THE PLAYBACK MODE
You can set the movie recording, the photo recording and the play mode in turn with the MODE button.
The recorded movie and photo images are displayed in thumbnail index view. According to the previous record
mode, recordings will be stored in Movie images and Photo images thumbnail index view, respectively. When
switching to the play mode after recording in Movie Record mode, Movie images thumbnail index view appears.
When switching to the play mode after recording in Photo Record, Photo images thumbnail index view appears.
• In Play mode (
), slide the Zoom lever to select the Movie Play or Photo Play tab (
/
). ²page 22
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<Movie record mode>
<Photo record mode>
<Movie play mode>
<Photo play mode>
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PLAYING MOVIE IMAGES
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This function works only in Movie Play mode. ²page 22
You can find a desired movie image quickly using thumbnail index view.
1. Turn the memory camcorder on.
• Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the power.
• Set the appropriate storage media. ²page 39
(If you want to playback images on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Open the LCD screen.
• Adjust brightness or colour of the LCD screen. ²page 87
). ²page 22
3. Press the MODE button to set Play mode (
• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
(It may take some time to display the thumbnails).
OK
4. Use the Zoom lever to select Movie Play tab (
). ²page 50
• The thumbnail index view of movie images appears.
5. Use the Control button ( / / / ) to select the desired movie images,
and then press the OK button.
• Shortcut menu for playback will be displayed for a while.
• The selected movie images are played according to Play Option setting.
²page 74
• To stop playback and return to the thumbnail index view, move the zoom lever.
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playback
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If there is no file stored to view, the message "Empty" appears.
Closing the LCD screen while in playback will automatically mute the sound.
Movie files may not playback with memory camcorder in following cases:
- Edited or renamed movie file on a PC
- Movie file recorded by devices other than memory camcorder
- Movie files of not supported file format by the memory camcorder
The Built-in speaker automatically turns off when Audio/Video cable is connected to the memory camcorder.
(When connected to external devices, volume adjustment should be done on the connected external
device.)
You can play back recorded movie files on a TV or a PC. ²pages 94, 99
You can upload recorded movie files to YouTube. ²page 98
For various functions available during playback, see "playback options". ²pages 73~79
Adjusting the volume
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You can hear the recorded sound from the built-in speaker.
You can control the volume by using the Control button ( / ).
The level can be adjusted anywhere between 0 and 10.
(If you close the LCD screen while playing, you will not hear the sound
from the speaker.)
Press the Control button ( / ) to increase or decrease the volume.
- The volume bar disappears after 3~4 seconds.
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Various Playback Operations
Still playback (pause) ( X/ ZZ )
• Press the OK button during playback.
- To resume normal playback, press the OK button again.
/
)
Search playback (
• During normal playback, press and hold the Control button ( ) for
forward search, or to the left for reverse search.
• Pressing the Control button to ( / ) repeatedly increases the search
speed for each direction.
- RPS (Reverse Playback Search) rate: x2ox4ox8ox16
- FPS (Forward Playback Search) rate: x2ox4ox8ox16
• To resume normal playback, press the OK button.
OK
Skip playback ( Z / Z)
• During playback, press the Control button ( ) to locate the start point of next
file. Pressing the Control button ( ) repeatedly skips files in forward direction.
• During playback, press the Control button ( ) to locate the start point of the
current file, pressing the Control button ( ) repeatedly skips files in reverse
direction.
• Press the Control button ( ) within 3 seconds from the start point, it skips to
the first image of the previous file.
Frame-by-frame playback ( ZZX)
• While playback is paused, press the Control button ( ).
- Pressing the Control button ( ) repeatedly advances the still picture frame
by frame.
- To resume normal playback, press the OK button.
Slow motion playback ( ZX)
• While playback is paused, press and hold the Control button to ( ), it plays back
frame by frame just like slow motion playback at the x1/2, x1/4, x1/8 and x1/16 speed.
• To resume normal playback, press the OK button.
• Recorded sound does not play in slow playback.
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playback
VIEWING PHOTO IMAGES
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This function works only in Photo Play mode. ²page 22
You can find and view desired photo images quickly from the thumbnail index view.
1. Turn the memory camcorder on.
• Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the power.
• Set the appropriate storage media. ²page 39
(If you want to playback images on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Open the LCD screen.
• Adjust brightness or colour of the LCD screen. ²page 87
3. Press the MODE button to set Play mode (
). ²page 22
• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
(It may take some time to display the thumbnails).
OK
4. Use the Zoom lever to select Photo Play tab (
). ²page 50
• The thumbnail index view of photo images appears.
5. Use the Control button ( / / / ) to select the desired photo images,
and then press the OK button.
• Shortcut menu for playback will be displayed for a while.
• To view the previous/next photo, press the Control button ( / ).
• To return to the thumbnail index view, move the zoom lever.
Photo images(JPEG) created in the other devices cannot be played back in this
camcorder.
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recording options
CHANGING THE MENU SETTINGS
You can change the menu settings to customize your memory camcorder. Access the
desired menu screen by following the steps below, then change the various settings.
1. Slide POWER switch downward to turn the memory camcorder on.
2. Select the operation mode. ²page 22
3. Press MENU button.
• The menu screen appears.
4. Select the desired sub menu and menu item with the Control buttons
( / / / ) and the OK button.
• To return to the normal screen, press MENU button.
• Depending on the mode selected, some menu items may not be available to
select and change.
You can also access the shortcut menu using the OK button. ²page 35
OK
Button Tips
a. MENU button : Use it to enter or exit the menu.
b. Control button ( / / / ) : Use it to move up/down/left/right
c. OK button : Use it to select or confirm the menu.
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Follow the instructions below to use each of the menu items listed after this page.
For example: setting the White Balance in Movie Record mode.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn the memory camcorder on.
2. Select the operation mode.
• For Movie Record Menus: Press MODE button to set Record (
).
3. Press MENU button.
• The menu screen appears.
4. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "White Balance".
5. Select the desired sub menu item with the Control button ( / ),
and then press the OK button.
6. Press MENU button to exit the menu.
The selected item is applied and the indicator is displayed.
But in case of some item just like "Auto", the item indicator may not
displayed on the screen.
(iSCENE, White Balance, Exposure, Shutter, Focus, etc.)
• You can also change the menu setting, using the shortcut menu represents
the most frequently accessed functions. ²page 35
• The illustration to the shows the Movie record mode. Before selecting a
menu item, set the mode (Movie Record / Photo Record) first. ²page 22
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recording options
MENU ITEMS
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Accessing items in the menu depends on the operation mode.
For operation details, see the corresponding page. ²pages 58~72
O : Possible
: Not possible
Recording menu items
Default value
Page
iSCENE
Items
Movie Record (
O
)
Photo Record (
)
Auto
58
White Balance
O
O
Auto
59
Exposure
O
O
Auto
60
Shutter
O
Auto
61
Focus
O
O
Auto
62
Anti-Shake (HDIS)
O
Off
64
Digital Effect
O
Off
65
16:9 Wide
O
On
66
Resolution
O
TV Fine
66
Wind Cut
O
Off
67
Voice Mute
O
Off
67
Back Light
O
O
Off
68
Interval REC
O
Off
69
C.Nite
O
Off
71
Fader
O
Off
71
Guideline
O
O
Off
72
Digital Zoom
O
Off
72
Settings
O
O
-
80
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USING THE RECORDING MENU ITEMS
You can setup the menu items for movie (or photo) images recording.
iSCENE
This memory camcorder automatically sets the shutter speed and aperture according to the subject brightness for optimum
recording: You can also specify one of various modes depending on subject conditions, recording environment or purpose of filming.
item
"Auto"
"Sports"
"Portrait"
"Spotlight"
contents
- You can shoot images in Auto adjustment mode.
on-screen
display
None
- Reduces blurring when recording rapidly moving subjects such as in golf or tennis.
If the Sports mode is used under a fluorescent light, the image may flicker.
In this case, use the Auto mode for recording.
- Creates a shallow depth of field so that the person or subject appears against a softened background.
- The portrait mode is most effective when used outdoors.
- The shutter speed is automatically adjusted from 1/50 to 1/1000 per second.
- Prevents overexposure of subject portrait face, etc. when strong light strikes the subject, as in a
wedding or on stage.
"Beach"
- When recording seaside of lakeside scenes, the blue of the water is clearly recorded.
"Snow"
- When recording snowy scenes of other places where the whole screen appears white, use this
mode to prevent sunken colours and record clear images.
"High Speed" - For recording fast-moving subjects such as golfers or tennis matches.
"Food"
"Waterfall"
"Manual"
- Recording close-up objects in high saturation.
- In condition as waterfall or fountain.
- Adjustments necessary for shooting are made automatically, but you can also make exposure value,
shutter speed, etc. adjustments as desired. In addition, you can also set the desired shooting functions using menus.
This function will not operate in the EASY Q mode.
You can check the selected "iSCENE" on the on-screen information display.
However, nothing will appear in "Auto" mode.
• In iSCENE mode, setting the exposure to "Manual" applies the exposure
first (aperture priority).
• You can directly select iSCENE mode pressing EASY Q button for 3 second.
• This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item,
set the mode to Movie Record first. ²page 22
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recording options
White Balance
This memory camcorder automatically adjusts the colour of subject. Change the white balance setting depending on
the recording conditions.
item
"Auto"
on-screen
display
contents
Adjusts the White Balance automatically.
None
"Daylight"
Adjusts for conditions outside under a clear sky, at sundown, night scenes,
the presence of neon signs or fireworks.
"Cloudy"
Adjusts for a cloudy sky or shady location.
"Fluorescent "
"Tungsten"
"Custom WB"
Adjusts for white fluorescent lighting.
Adjusts for places under incandescent lamp, or under bright lighting, such as in a
photo studio.
Adjusts White Balance manually to match the light source or situation.
Setting the white balance manually :
1. Select "Custom WB".
• The indicator (
) and the message "Set White Balance" are displayed.
White thick paper
2. Frame a white object such as a piece of paper so that it fills the screen.
Use an object that is not transparent.
• If the object that fills the screen is not focused, correct the focus using
"Manual Focus" ²page 62
3. Press the OK button.
• The white balance setting will be applied and indicator (
) is displayed.
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1/10000
Set
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A subject can be recorded under various types of lighting conditions indoors (natural, fluorescent, candlelight, etc.).
Because the colour temperature is different depending on the light source, the subject tint will differ depending on
the white balance settings. Use this function for a more natural result.
The white balance can not be used while EASY Q is in use.
It is recommended that you specify "Digital Zoom" to "Off" before setting white balance. ²page 72
Reset the white balance if lighting conditions change.
During normal outdoor recording, setting to auto may provide better results.
Do not use a coloured object when setting white balance: The appropriate tint cannot be set.
Exposure
The memory camcorder usually adjusts the exposure automatically. You can also manually adjust the exposure
depending on the recording conditions.
item
contents
on-screen
display
"Auto"
This option automatically adjusts image brightness according to the environmental light conditions.
None
- You can adjust the brightness of an image manually.
"Manual"
- Adjust the brightness when the subject is too bright or too dark.
Setting the exposure manually:
When manually setting the exposure, the default setting appears as the value is
automatically adjusted according to the environmental light conditions.
• Press the Control button ( / ) to adjust the exposure while viewing the
image on the LCD screen.
- Confirm your selection by pressing the OK button.
- Exposure value can be set between "00" and "29".
- If you set exposure to manual, the higher the exposure, the brighter the recorded
picture will be.
Manual exposure is recommended in situations listed below :
• When shooting using reverse lighting or when the background is too bright.
• When shooting on a reflective natural background such as at the beach or when skiing.
• When the background is overly dark or the subject is bright.
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•
1
The exposure also can be set in the shortcut menu. ²page 35
EASY Q mode automatically sets the "Exposure" to "Auto".
In iSCENE mode, setting the exposure to "Manual" applies the manual adjustment of the exposure first, and the
iSCENE mode is set to "Manual" automatically.
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recording options
Shutter
The memory camcorder automatically sets the shutter speed depending on the subject brightness.
You can also manually adjust the shutter speed according to the scene conditions.
item
"Auto"
Contents
The memory camcorder automatically sets the appropriate aperture value.
On-screen
display
None
"Manual" Shutter speed can be set to 1/50, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, or 1/10000.
Setting the shutter speed manually:
1
You can set the shutter speed manually. A fast shutter speed can freeze the motion of a
fast moving subject and a slow shutter speed can blur the subject to give the impression
of motion. The adjusted value is applied right after moving the Control button ( / ) to
adjust the shutter speed.
1/10000
1. Press the Control button ( ) to select "Manual".
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• The manual shutter adjustment indicators appear.
2. Press the Control button ( / ) to select the desired indicator to adjust shutter speed, then press the OK button.
• The adjusted value is applied right after pressing the Control button ( / ) to adjust the shutter speed.
• The manual shutter setting will be applied and (
) indicator is displayed.
The shutter speed also can be set in the shortcut menu. ²page 39
Recommended shutter speed when recording:
Shutter speed
conditions
The shutter speed is fixed at 1/50 second. Black bands that usually appear when shooting a
1/50
TV screen become narrower.
The shutter speed is fixed at 1/120 second. Indoor sports such as basketball. The flickering
1/120
that occurs when shooting under a florescent light or mercury-vapor lamp is reduced.
1/250, 1/500, 1/1000
Moving cars, trains or other rapidly moving vehicles such as roller coasters.
1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000
Outdoor sports such as golf and tennis.
• In iSCENE mode, setting the shutter speed to "Manual" applies the manual adjustment of the shutter speed first.
• The image may not seem smooth when a high shutter speed is setted.
• This function will be set to "Auto" in the EASY Q mode.
• When recording with a shutter speed of 1/1000 or higher, make sure the sun is not directly shining into the lens.
• This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record first.
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Focus
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The memory camcorder usually focuses on a subject automatically (auto-focus).
You can also manually focus a subject depending on the recording conditions.
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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.
"Face Detection" Records under the optimal condition by detecting faces automatically.
Manual focusing may be necessary under certain conditions that make automatic
"Manual"
focusing difficult or unreliable.
"Auto"
None
Face detection
It detects and recognises face-like shape and adjusts focus, colour and exposure
automatically. Also, it adjusts recording conditions optimized for the face detected.
1. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Face Detection", and then press
the OK button.
• Detects a face and shows a frame on it. The detected face image is optimized
automatically.
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Cloudy
The Face Detection Indicator ( ) and Face Detection Frame (
) are not
recorded.
Framing a person’s face while Face Detection is set will adjust focus and
exposure to optimal values automatically.
Face Detection may not operate depending on the recording conditions.
For example, the Face Detection Frame may appear when framing a
"face-like" shape, even when the subject is not a person's face.
If this occurs, turn off the Face Detection feature.
The Face Detection feature will not work when framing the side of a person's
face. You must facing them "head-on"
Face Detection will not work in Web&Mobile mode.
While using the following functions, you cannot use the "Face Detection"
function: EASY Q, iSCENE, Shutter, Exposure, Digital Effect, C.Nite ²page 118
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recording options
Focusing manually during recording:
This memory camcorder automatically focuses a subject from close-up to infinity.
However, the correct focus may not be obtained depending on the
recording condition. In this case, use the manual focus mode.
1. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Manual".
• The manual focus adjustment indicator appears.
2. Press the Control button ( / ) to select the desired indicator to adjust focus,
then press the OK button.
Focusing on a nearer subject
To focus on a nearer subject, press the Control button ( ) to the indicator (
1
).
Focusing in a further subject
To focus on a further subject, press the Control button ( ) to the indicator (
).
• The nearer or farther icon (
/
) appears between the indicators when
focus adjustment reaches the end. The adjusted value is applied right
<Nearer subject >
after press the Control button ( / ) to adjust the focus.
• The manual focus setting will be applied and (
) indicator is displayed.
<Further subject >
Manual focus is recommended in the following situations :
• A picture containing several objects, some close to the memory camcorder, others further away.
• A person enveloped in fog or surrounded by snow.
• Very shiny or glossy surfaces like a car.
• People or objects moving constantly or quickly like an athlete or a crowd.
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You can easily adjust the focus using Shortcut menu button. ²page 35
Manual focusing focuses on a point in the framed scene while auto focusing focuses on the centre area
automatically.
EASY Q mode will set the focusing to "Auto" automatically.
Before focusing by manual, frame your scene by zooming.
Zooming after setting the focus requires focusing again.
Before focusing by manual, check if the "Digital Zoom" is turned off. While "Digital Zoom" is turned on,
manual focusing will not focus with accuracy. Turn the "Digital Zoom" off. ²page 72
When the focusing reaches to its limit, an indicator appears on the centre of the LCD screen.
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Anti-Shake (HDIS)
When you use zoom to record a magnified subject image, it will correct fuzziness in the recorded image.
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"Off"
Disables the function.
"On"
Compensates for unstable images caused by camcorder-shake, particularly at high
magnification.
on-screen
display
None
Anti-Shake(HDIS) provides a more stable image when:
Recording while zooming
Recording small objects
Recording while walking or moving
Recording through the window of a moving vehicle
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EASY Q mode automatically sets the "Anti-Shake(HDIS)" to "On" while using EASY Q.
When "Anti-Shake(HDIS) : On" is specified, there will be a slight difference between the actual movement
and the movement on screen.
Large camcorder shake may not be entirely corrected even if "Anti-Shake(HDIS) : On" is specified.
Firmly hold the memory camcorder with both hands.
It is recommended that you specify "Anti-Shake(HDIS): Off " when using the memory camcorder on a
desk or tripod.
When you record pictures with 34x or more magnification and the "Anti-Shake(HDIS)" is "On" in dim
places, after-images may stand out. In this case, we recommend using a tripod and turning the "AntiShake(HDIS)" to "Off".
This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
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recording options
Digital Effect
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The digital effect enables you to give a creative look to your recording.
Select the appropriate digital effect for the type of picture that you wish to record and the effect you wish to create.
There are 10 different digital effect options.
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"Off"
Disables the function.
"BLK&WHT"
Changes the images into Black and White.
"Sepia "
This mode gives the images a reddish brown
pigment.
"Negative"
Reverses the colours and the brightness,
creating the look of a negative.
"Art"
Adds artistic effects to an image.
"Emboss"
This mode creates a 3D effect (embossing).
"Mosaic"
A mosaic overlay appears on an image.
"Mirror"
This mode cuts the image in half and make
mirrored image on the other half.
"Pastel"
This mode applies a pale pastel drawing
effect to an image.
"Cosmetic"
This mode helps adjust for facial imperfections.
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display
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"Stepprinting" Technique of recording the image in segments.
"Digital Effect" modes are not available while EASY Q is in use.
In "16:9 Wide" or "C.Nite" mode, you can not use the following functions : "Mosaic", "Mirror",
"Stepprinting" (Digital Effect). If you want to use the following functions, set the "16:9 Wide" or "C.Nite"
menu to "Off" first.
• This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
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16:9 Wide
You can select the desired LCD display aspect ratio for recording or playback (16:9 Wide/4:3 aspect ratio).
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contents
on-screen
display
"Off"
Disables the function. Displays the image in 4:3 aspect ratio.
Select to use the standard display aspect ratio of 4:3 on the screen.
None
"On"
Recording and view of 16:9 aspect ratio.
None
In "16:9 Wide" mode, you can not use the following functions : "Mosaic", "Mirror", "Stepprinting"
(Digital Effect). If you want to use the following functions, set the "16:9 Wide" menu to "Off" first.
• Please set the aspect ratio before recording. The default setting is "16:9 Wide".
• 16:9 Wide mode is not available when the resolution is set to "Web & Mobile".
• This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
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Resolution
You can select the resolution of a movie to be recorded. This memory camcorder can record in the "TV Super Fine",
"TV Fine", "TV Normal" and "Web & Mobile" modes. The "TV Fine" mode is set as the factory default.
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"TV Super Fine"
Movie images recorded in the 720x576(50i) resolution at super-fine image quality.
"TV Fine"
"TV Normal"
"Web & Mobile"
on-screen
display
Movie images recorded in the 720x576(50i) resolution at fine image quality.
Movie images recorded in the 720x576(50i) resolution at normal image quality.
Movie images recorded in the 640x480 resolution at normal image quality.
It supports viewing with the optimal resolution on a PC.
You can record a scene at four resolution levels: "TV Super Fine", "TV Fine", "TV Normal" or "Web &
Mobile". However, the better the resolution is, the more memory is used.
• The recording times depend on the resolution of a movie to be recorded. ²page 44
• Only 4:3 aspect ratio is applied to the recording in "Web & Mobile" mode.
• This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
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recording options
Wind Cut
You can reduce wind noise when recording sound from the built-in microphone.
If "Wind Cut : On" is set, the low-frequency components in the sound picked up by the microphone will be cut off
during recording: This makes it easier to hear voice and sound during playback.
• Use the Wind Cut when recording in windy places such as a beach.
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"Off"
Disables the function
"On"
Minimizes wind noise or other noise while recording.
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on-screen
display
None
Make sure the "Wind Cut" is set to "Off" when you want the microphone to be sensitive as possible.
The Wind Cut function works only with the built-in microphone.
The Wind Cut function can not use while EASY Q is in use.
This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
Voice Mute
The Voice Mute function is used if you want to block the incoming external sound and make a mute recording.
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"Off"
Disables the function.
"On"
Movie images are recorded without audio.
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on-screen
display
None
The Voice Mute also can be set in the shortcut menu. ²page 35
This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
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Back Light
When subject is lit from behind, this function will compensate for lighting so that the subject is not too dark.
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"Off"
Disables the function.
"On"
- Backlight compensation is executed.
- Backlight compensation brightens the subject quickly.
Back lighting influences recording when the subject is darker than the background:
• The subject is in front of a window.
• The subject is against a snowy background.
• The subject is outdoors and the background is overcast.
• The light sources are too bright.
• The person to be recorded 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.
<BLC off>
on-screen
display
None
<BLC on>
The "Back Light" function can not use while EASY Q is in use.
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recording options
Interval REC (recording images at intervals)
Images are automatically shot a frame at a time at the specified interval and stored in storage media.
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"Off"
"On"
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Disables the function
- Recording Interval ("Sec"): Image of the subject is captured by set interval. Images are
automatically shot a frame at a time at the specified interval
and stored in storage media.
01o 03o 05o10o15o30 second
- Total Recording Time ("Hr"): Total time from start to finish of recording.
24o 48o 72o ’ hour
on-screen
display
None
Setting the Interval REC mode:
To record in Interval REC mode, you need to set the recording interval and the total time
from start to finish of recording using the menu.
1. Press the MENU button.
2. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Interval REC", and then press the OK
button.
3. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "On", then press the OK button.
• The recording interval and total time for recording items are highlighted.
("Sec": seconds, "Hr": hours)
4. Set a desired recording interval ("Sec") with Control button ( / ).
5. Move it next with Control button ( / ) and set a desired total recording time("Hr")
in the same way.
6. Press the OK button to finish the setting and press the MENU button to exit the menu.
7. After setting the Interval REC mode, press the Recording start/stop button.
Then the interval recording starts.
• During the total recording time, images are automatically shot a frame at a time at
the specified interval and stored in storage media.
• While playing back, it will display 25 images per second. (Sound is not available.)
For example, if the recording interval was "30" second and the total recording
time was "24" hour, images are automatically captured and saved in storage
media at every 30 seconds for 24 hours. (After 24 hours of recording, playing it
back will play the recording of 24 hours for about 48 minutes.)
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Example of Interval Recording
Interval Recording records image frames at the predefined interval
over the total recording time to produce a time-lapse video.
For example, Interval Recording is useful for filming following cases:
• Blooming flowers
• Insect’s skin-casting
• Clouds rolling by in the sky
Total time for recording
Recording interval
Timeline
Time for recording on the
storage media (a movie clip of
interval recording)
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Interval recording mode is released once recording has been finished. To start another interval recording, repeat
steps 1~7.
Captured 25 contiguous images compose a movie clip of 1 second length. Since the minimum length of a movie to
be saved by your camcorder is one second, Interval defines how long the interval recording should be taken.
For example, if you set the interval to "30 Sec", interval recording should be taken for at least 15 minutes to record
minimum movie length of 1 second (25 images).
Once the interval recording finishes recording for its total recording time, it switches to the standby mode.
Press the Recording start/stop button if you want to stop the Interval recording.
The Interval recording does not support the sound input. (mute recording)
When a movie recording fills up 1.8GB of storage memory, a new recording file is automatically started at that
point.
When the battery charge was exhausted during an interval recording, it saves recording up to the point and
switches to standby mode. After a while, it displays message of exhausted battery, and then turns off automatically.
When the memory space of the storage media is insufficient during the interval recording, it switches to the standby
mode after saving the recording up to its maximum.
We recommend using AC power adaptor during the interval recording.
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recording options
C.Nite
You can take a shot of an object in slow motion by controlling the shutter speed, or a brighter image in dark places without compromising colours.
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Disables the function.
The memory camcorder automatically adjusts image brightness.
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Records a brighter image brighter.
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Records a brighter image even in a dark place.
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When using the C.Nite, the image takes on a slow motion like effect.
When using the C.Nite, the focus adjusts slowly and white dots may appear on the screen, this is not a defect.
The C.Nite function can not use while the following functions are in use.
: "iSCENE", "Anti-Shake(HDIS)" or EASY Q
"Mirror", "Mosaic" and "Stepprinting" mode is not available in the "C.Nite" mode. ²page 65
This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record first. ²page 22
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.
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display
"Off"
Disables the function.
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"In"
As soon as you start recording, the fader will be executed.
"Out"
When the recording is done, the fader will be executed.
"In-Out"
When you start or stop recording, the fader will be executed accordingly.
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 out
Press the Recording start/stop button when "Fader" is set to "Out".
Recording stops as the image and sound are faded out.
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.
And recording stops as the image and sound are faded out.
Fade In (Approx. 3 seconds)
Fade Out (Approx. 3 seconds)
This function works only Movie Record mode.
Before selecting a menu item, set the mode
to Movie Record first. ²page 22
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Guideline
Guideline displays a certain pattern on the LCD screen so that you can easily set the image composition when
recording images.
• The memory camcorder provides 3 types of guidelines.
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"Off"
"Cross"
"Grid"
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Disables the function.
on-screen
display
None
Records the subject placed in the centre as the most general recording composition.
Records the subject on the horizontal or vertical composition or with close-up.
Records the subject within safety zone which prevents from being cut when editing in
"Safety Zone" 4:3 for left and right and 2.35:1 for top and bottom. Set "Safety Zone" when you want
to have various subjects in one scene with the proper size.
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Positioning the subject at the cross point of the guideline makes a balanced composition.
Guideline cannot be recorded on the images being recorded.
Digital Zoom
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You can select the maximum zoom level in case you want to zoom to a level greater than 34x (the default setting)
during recording. Up to 34x zoom is performed optically, and after that, up to 1200X zoom is performed digitally.
Note that the image quality decrease when you use the digital zoom.
This right side of the bar shows the digital zooming zone.
The zooming zone appears when you move the zoom lever.
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on-screen
display
"Off"
Only optical zoom is available up to 34x.
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"On"
Digital zoom is available up to 1200x. Moving the zoom lever will display the digital zoom bar.
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You can also zoom with the Control (W/T) button on the LCD panel.
The image quality may deteriorate depending on how much you zoom in on the subject.
Maximum zooming may result in lower image quality.
This function works only Movie Record mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Movie Record
first. ²page 22
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playback options
MENU ITEMS
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Accessible items in the menu vary depending on the operation mode.
See pages 50-54 for playback information and button operation.
See pages 73-80 for details on menu items during playback.
Playback menu items (
Items
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display
O : Possible
: Not possible
)
Movie Play (
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Photo Play (
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Default value
Page
O
Play All
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Slide Show
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Delete
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Protect
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Play Option
Copy
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File Info
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Settings
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SETTING THE PLAY OPTION
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You can play all movie images continuously or play the selected movie images only.
You can also set the repeat option for all movie images.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
• Set the appropriate storage media.
(If images were recorded on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Press the MODE button. Use the Zoom lever to select Movie Play tab (
).
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• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
3. Press the MENU button.
• Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Play Option".
4. Press the Control button ( / ) to select an option, and then press the
OK button.
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"Play All"
"Play One"
"Repeat All"
contents
Plays back from the selected movie to the last movie.
The selected movie will be played.
All movies will be played repeatedly.
"Repeat One" The selected movie will be played repeatedly.
5. Press the MENU button to exit the menu.
• During playback, the selected item is applied.
While the menu or thumbnail image screen is displayed, pressing the
Recording start/stop button will move to the Movie Record mode.
• In general, use of functions both in thumbnail display and full image
display employs the same method, while their detailed options appear
to be different.
• This function works only Movie Play mode. Before selecting a menu item,
set the mode to Movie Play first. ²page 50
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playback options
DELETING IMAGES
• You can delete saved movie (or photo) images.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
• Set the appropriate storage media.
(If images were recorded on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Press the MODE button. Use the Zoom lever to select Movie Play (
) tab or
Photo Play (
) tab. ²page 50
• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
3. Press the MENU button.
4. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Delete".
5. Select an option by pressing the Control button ( / ) and then press the OK button.
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contents
Deletes the selected movie (or photo) image.
"This File"
(This function is available only in the full image display mode)
Deletes individual selected movie (or photo) images.
- To delete individual movie (or photo) images, select desired movie
(or photo) images to delete by pressing the OK button.
"Select Files"
And then press the MENU button to delete.
- The indicator ( ) is displayed on the selected movie (or photo) images.
- Pressing the OK button toggles the selection and release.
Deletes all movie (or photo) images.
"All Files"
6. The pop-up selection menu will appear depending on the selected menu item.
In this case, select the desired item with the Control buttons ( / ) and the OK button.
• Accordingly the deleted images also disappear in thumbnail images.
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In general, use of functions both in thumbnail display and full image display
employs the same method, while their detailed options appear to be different.
Once deleted, an image can not be restored.
Protected files will not be deleted.
To protect important images from accidental deletion, activate the image protection. ²page 76
If the write protection tab on the memory card is set to lock, you cannot delete.
Note that removing the battery pack or disconnecting AC power adaptor while you delete files may damage the storage media.
The illustration to the shows the Movie Play mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode (Movie Play / Photo Play) first.
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PROTECTING IMAGES
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You can protect saved important movie (or photo) images from accidental deletion.
Protected images will not be deleted unless you release the protection or format the memory.
Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
• Set the appropriate storage media.
(If images were recorded on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
Press the MODE button. Use the Zoom lever to select Movie Play (
) tab
or Photo Play (
) tab. ²page 50
• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
Press the MENU button.
• Menu screen appears.
Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Protect".
Select an option by pressing the Control button ( / ) and then press the OK
button.
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Protects the selected movie (or photo) image from delection.
"On"
(This function is available only in the full image display mode)
Protects selected movie (or photo) images from delection
- To protect individual movie (or photo) images, select desired
movie (or photo) images by pressing the OK button.
"Select Files"
And then press the MENU button to confirm.
- The indicator ( ) is displayed on the selected movie (or photo) images.
- Pressing the OK button toggles the selection and release.
Protects all movie (or photo) images.
"All On"
Cancels the protection for all movie (or photo) images.
"All Off"
6. The pop-up selection menu will appear depending on the selected menu item.
In this case, select the desired item with the Control buttons ( / ) and the OK
button.
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In general, use of functions both in thumbnail display and full image display
employs the same method, while their detailed options appear to be different.
) when they are displayed.
Protected movie (or photo) images will show the indicator (
If the write protection tab on the memory card is set to lock, you cannot set image protection.
The illustration to the shows the Movie Play mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode (Movie Play / Photo
Play) first.
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COPYING IMAGES
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Images are copied to the destination storage with leaving original images in the source storage.
It copies from the currently-used memory to another. For example, if the built-in memory was used, it copies to a
memory card.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
• Set the appropriate storage media. (Insert a memory card.)
2. Press the MODE button. Use the Zoom lever to select Movie Play (
) tab
or Photo Play (
) tab. ²page 50
• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
3. Press the MENU button.
• Menu screen appears.
4. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Copy".
5. Select an option by pressing the Control button ( / ) and then press the OK
button.
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contents
Copies the selected movie (or photo) images.
"This File"
(This function is available only in the full image display mode)
Copies the individual movie (or photo) images.
- To copy individual movie (or photo) images, select desired movie
(or photo) images by pressing the OK button.
"Select Files"
- The indicator (
) is displayed on the selected movie (or photo)
images. And then press the MENU button to confirm.
- Pressing the OK button toggles the selection and release.
"All Files"
Copies all the movie (or photo) images.
6. The pop-up selection menu will appear depending on the selected menu item.
In this case, select the desired item with the Control buttons ( / ) and the OK button.
In general, use of functions both in thumbnail display and full image display
employs the same method, while their detailed options appear to be different.
• If a memory card is not inserted, you can not perform the "Copy" function.
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If free space available on the storage is insufficient, copying may not be possible.
Delete unnecessary images. ²page 75
Copied movie (or photo) images have no protection even if the original is set to be protected.
Copying may take a while depending on the number of files and file size.
Copying may not operate if the battery charge is insufficient. If available, use AC adaptor while copying to
prevent power disconnection.
Note that removing the battery pack or disconnecting AC power adaptor while you copy files may damage
the storage media.
Follow the same instruction to copy video clips ( or photos) from memory card to built-in memory.
Before using this function, select the storage media that has desired videos (or photos) to be copied.
The illustration to the shows the Movie Play mode. Before selecting a menu item, set the mode (Movie Play /
Photo Play) first.
FILE INFORMATION
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You can see the image information for all images.
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
• Set the appropriate storage media.
(If you want to record on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Press the MODE button. Use the Zoom lever to select Movie Play (
) tab
or Photo Play (
) tab. ²page 50
• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
3. Select the desired movie (or photo) images, using the Control button.
4. Press the OK button.
• The selected movie (or photo) image is played according to play option setting.
5. Press the MENU button.
6. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "File Info".
7. Press the OK button.
• Press the MENU button again after confirming.
• The information of the selected file is displayed as shown below.
- Date
- Duration
- Size
- Resolution
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This function is available only in the full image display mode.
The illustration to the shows the Movie Play mode.
Before selecting a menu item, set the mode (Movie Play / Photo Play) first.
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SLIDE SHOW
You can playback all the photo images stored in the storage media automatically.
1. Turn the memory camcorder on.
• Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the power.
• Set the appropriate storage media. ²page 39
(If images were recorded on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Open the LCD screen.
• Adjust brightness or colour of the LCD screen. ²page 87
3. Press the MODE button. Use the Zoom lever to select the Photo Play (
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• The thumbnail index screen appears on the LCD screen accordingly.
) tab.
4. Press the MENU button.
OK
5. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Slide Show", and then press the
OK button.
• The (
) indicator is displayed. The Slide Show will start from the current image.
• All photo images will be played back consecutively for 2~3 seconds each.
• To end the slide show, press the OK button again.
This function works only Photo Play mode.
Before selecting a menu item, set the mode to Photo Play first. ²page 50
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settings options
CHANGING THE MENU SETTINGS IN "SETTINGS"
You can change the menu settings to customize your memory camcorder.
Access the desired menu screen by following the steps below and change the various settings.
1. Slide POWER switch downward to turn the memory camcorder on.
2. Press MENU button.
• The menu screen appears.
3. Press the Control button ( / ) to select "Settings".
• The menus in "Settings" mode will appear.
4. Select the desired sub menu and menu item with the Control buttons
( / ) and the OK button.
• To return to the normal screen, press MENU button.
• Depending on the mode selected not all items will be selectable to be changed.
(If there is no storage media inserted, it can not be selected and will be dimmed
on the menu: "Storage", "Storage Info", "Format", etc.)
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MIN
Button Tips
a. MENU button : Use it to enter or exit the menu.
b. Control button ( / / / ) : Use it to move up/down/left/right
c. OK button : Use it to select or confirm the menu.
Video
The pop-up selection menu will appear depending on the selected
menu item. In this case, select the desired item with the Control
buttons ( / ) and the OK button.
• The illustration to the shows the Movie record mode. Before selecting
a menu item, set the appropriate operation mode first (Movie Record /
Photo Record / Movie Play /Photo Play ). ²page 22
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MENU
Exit
OK
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MENU ITEMS
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You can setup the date/time, OSD language and display settings of the memory camcorder.
Settings menu items (
Items
Storage
Storage Info
Format
File No.
Time Zone
Date/Time Set
Date Format
Time Format
Date/Time
LCD Brightness
LCD Colour
Beep Sound
Auto Power Off
TV Display
Default Set
Version
Menu Colour
Transparency
Language
Demo
•
•
)
Movie Record
(
) mode
Photo Record
(
) mode
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O : Possible
: Not possible
Play (
) mode
Movie Play Photo Play
(
) mode (
) mode
Default
values
Page
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
O
Memory
Series
Home
01/01/2008 00:00
DD/MM/YY
24Hr
Off
0
On
5 Min
On
Blue
0%
English
Off
82
82
83
83
84
86
86
86
86
87
87
87
88
88
88
89
89
89
89
89
These Items and Default values may be changed without notice.
There are some functions you cannot activate simultaneously in the menu. You cannot select the grey menu
items.
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settings options
USING THE SETTINGS MENU ITEMS
Storage
You can record movie (or photo) images on the built-in memory or a memory card, so you should select the desired
storage media before starting recording or playback.
settings
contents
"Memory"
Select the built-in memory for storage medium. So you can record or play back images on
the built-in memory.
"Card"
on-screen
display
Select a memory card for storage medium. So you can record or play back images on
memory card.
If there is no storage media inserted, it can not be selected and will be dimmed on the menu.
Storage Info
It shows you the storage information. You can view the storage media, used memory space and available memory
space.
settings
contents
"Memory" It shows you the memory information of built-in storage media.
"Card"
It shows you the memory information of the inserted memory card.
on-screen
display
None
None
If there is no storage media inserted, it can not be selected and will be dimmed on the menu.
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Format
The format function completely deletes all files and options on the storage media, including protected files.
You can format (initialize) recording data in the storage media. You have to format the pre-used storage media or
newly purchased memory cards with this memory camcorder before using them. This enables stable speeds and
operation when accessing the recording medium.
Be aware that all files and data including protected files will be erased.
settings
contents
"Memory" Formats the built-in storage media.
"Card"
on-screen
display
None
Formats the memory card.
None
Do not remove the recording medium or perform any other operation (such as turning off the power) during
format. Also, be sure to use the provided AC power adaptor, as the recording medium may be corrupted if
the battery becomes exhausted during format. If the recording medium becomes corrupted, format it again.
• A memory card with the protection tab set to lock will not be formatted. ²page 41
• If there is no storage media inserted, it can not be selected. Then it will be dimmed on the menu.
Do not format the recording medium on the PC or a different device.
Make sure to format the recording medium on the memory camcorder.
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WARNING
File No.
File numbers are assigned to recorded files in the order they were recorded.
settings
"Series"
"Reset"
contents
on-screen
display
Assigns file numbers in sequence even if the memory card is replaced with another one
or after formatting, or after deleting all files. The file number is reset when a new folder is
created.
Resets the file number to 0001 even after formatting, deleting all files or inserting a new
memory card.
When you set "File No." to "Series", each file is assigned with a different number so as to avoid duplicating file
names. It is convenient when you want to manage your files on a PC.
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settings options
Time Zone
You can easily set the clock to the local time when using your memory camcorder while traveling.
settings
"Home"
"Visit"
on-screen
display
contents
The clock will be used according to your setting on the "Date/Time Set" menu.
Select it when using this memory camcorder for the first time or when returning the clock
to your hometown date/time setting.
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.
Setting the clock to the local time ("Visit")
You can easily set the clock to the local time zone when traveling.
1. Press the Control button ( / ) to select the "Time Zone" in Settings mode,
and then press the OK button.
• Time Zone screen will be displayed.
2. Select "Visit" with the Control button ( / ) , and then select your local
area using the Control button ( / ).
• You can check the time difference between "Home" and "Visit".
3. Press the OK button to confirm.
• The clock is set to the time zone of the place you are visiting.
• When "Date/Time" : "On" is set, the icon (
) will be displayed next to the
date and time display. ²page 86
You can set the date and time in "Date/Time set" from the "Settings" menuU
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Cities used to set the time zone
Cities
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
Almaty, Kathmandu
Adelaide
Guam, Sydney, Brisbane
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,
Dacca
Yangon
Bangkok
Hong Kong, Beijing, Taipei, Singapore, Manila
Seoul, Tokyo, Pyongyang
Atlanta
Caracas, Santiago
Buenos Aires, Brasilia, Sao Paulo
Fernando de Noronha
Azores, Cape Verde
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settings options
Date/Time Set
Set the current date and time so that the date and time at which you make a recording can be recorded correctly. ²page 36
Date Format
You can select the date format to display.
settings
contents
"YY/MM/DD" The date is displayed in the order of year / month / date.
"DD/MM/YY" The date is displayed in the order of date / month / year.
"MM/DD/YY" The date is displayed in the order of month / date / year.
on-screen display
-
Time Format
You can select the time format to display.
settings
"12 Hr"
"24 Hr"
contents
The time is displayed as the unit of 12 hours.
The time is displayed as the unit of 24 hours.
on-screen display
-
Date/Time
You can set to display date and time on the LCD monitor.
• Before you use the "Date/Time" function, you must set the "Date/Time Set". ²page 36
settings
"Off"
"Date"
"Time"
"Date & Time"
contents
The date and time are not displayed.
The date is displayed.
The time is displayed.
The date and time are displayed.
on-screen display
None
01/01/ 2008
00:00
01/01/ 2008 00:00
The date/time will be read "01/01/2008 00:00" in the following conditions:
- The movie (or photo) recording was made before setting the date/time in the memory camcorder.
- The built-in rechargeable battery becomes weak or dead.
• This function depends on "Date Format" setting.
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•
LCD Brightness
You can adjust the brightness of the LCD screen to compensate for ambient
lighting conditions.
• Press the Control button ( ) will brighten the screen whereas press the
Control button ( ) will darken the screen.
•
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A brighter LCD screen setting consumes more battery power.
If you adjust the LCD brightness when the ambient lighting is too bright,
it is hard to see the monitor indoor.
• LCD Brightness does not affect the brightness of images to be stored.
• You can adjust the LCD Brightness from -15 to 15.
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•
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LCD Colour
You can change the colour impression of the screen with a variety of colour
options by adjusting the colour rate of red and blue.
• When you set red and blue colour range, the higher the figures the brighter the
LCD monitor will be.
• You can adjust the LCD colour (red/blue) from -15 to 15, using the Control
button ( / ).
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Setting the LCD Colour does not affect recordings.
Beep Sound
You can set the beep sound to on/off. If there is a beep sound when operate the menu settings, the setting is turned on.
settings
contents
"Off"
Disables the function
"On"
When on, a beep will sound every time a button is pressed.
•
•
•
When beep sound is set to off, the power on/off sound is off.
The beep sound is off while recording.
If you insert AV jack into the memory camcorder, beep sound will be automatically off.
on-screen
display
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settings options
Auto Power Off
To save battery power, you can set the "Auto Power Off" function which turns off the memory camcorder if there is
no operation for a certain period of time.
settings
"Off"
"5 Min"
contents
on-screen
display
The memory camcorder does not turn off automatically.
For power saving purposes, the memory camcorder will automatically turn power off if
there is no operation for 5 minutes only in STBY mode or in thumbnail index view.
Auto Power Off does not work at following situations.
- When a USB cable is connected.
- When the memory camcorder is connected to the AC adaptor.
(And it cannot be selected and will be dimmed on the menu.)
TV Display
You can select the output path of the OSD (On Screen Display).
settings
contents
"Off"
The OSD appears in the LCD screen only.
"On"
The OSD appears in the LCD screen and TV. (Connecting to a TV ²page 99)
on-screen
display
Default Set
You can initialize your memory camcorder settings to the factory defaults (initial settings at the factory).
Initializing the memory camcorder settings to factory defaults does not affect recorded images.
After resetting the memory camcorder, set "Time Zone" and "Date/Time Set". ²page 36
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Version
The version information could be changed without the noticement.
Menu Colour
You can select the desired menu colour to display the menu.
"Blue" "Pink " "Purple" "Orange" "Green"
•
Transparency
You can select the desired transparency to display
the menu.
• "0%" "20% " "40%" "60%"
<Transparency 0%>
Language
<Transparency 60%>
You can select a desired language to display the menu and messages. ²page 38
Demo
Demonstration automatically shows you the major features that are included with your memory camcorder so that you
may use them more easily.
settings
contents
"Off"
Disables the function
"On"
Activates demonstration mode and shows various features on the LCD screen.
on-screen
display
Demonstration starts in the following cases:
- Right after "Demo" is set to "On"
- With "Auto Power Off" set to "Off", if there is no operation for about 5 minutes in the STBY mode.
• Demonstration stops temporarily by pressing other buttons (MENU, Control button, Recording start/
stop, etc).
• When the Auto Power Off function is set to "5 Min", the Auto Power Off function works with priority rather
than Demo function. If you execute Demo function, release the Auto Power Off function. ²page 88
• Press and hold MENU button for 5 seconds in STBY mode to run the Demo function immediately.
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•
connecting to a PC
+ This chapter explains how to connect a PC using the USB cable for various actions.
- To connect an USB cable to a PC, refer to the software installation instructions and available PC specification.
TRANSFERRING A RECORDED FILE THROUGH A USB CONNECTION
•
•
The camcorder supports both USB 1.1 and 2.0 standards. (Depends on the PC specification)
You can transfer a recorded file on a storage media to your PC via a USB connection.
USB Connection Speed depending on the System
•
•
•
•
High speed USB connection is supported by Microsoft (Windows) device drivers only.
Windows 2000 - High speed USB on a system with Service Pack 4 or later installed.
Windows XP - High speed USB on a system with Service Pack 1 or later installed.
Windows VISTA - High speed USB on a system with Service Pack 1 or later installed.
Cyberlink MediaShow4
System Requirements
The following requirements must be satisfied to use CyberLink MediaShow4.
Intel® Pentium ®4, at least 3.0 GHz/AMD recommended
Windows Vista or XP (Windows XP Service Pack 2)
OS
* Standard installation is recommended.
(Operating System) Operation may not assured if the above OS has been upgraded.
512MB (1 GB and above recommended)
RAM
CPU
Resolution
USB
VGA
Miscellaneous
Supported media
800 x 600, 16-bit colour or higher
USB2.0 High Speed
Intel® 945GM or faster
NVIDIA Geforce 6600 or higher
ATI Radeon X1600 or higher
- On a low performance graphics system, running the MediaShow4 may cause error or not apply some of
animation effects.
Internet Explorer 5.5 or later DirectX 9.0 or later
DVD+R/RW, DVD-R/RW
For the compatible DVD/CD burners, refer to CyberLink web site:
http://www.gocyberlink.com/english/products/powerproducer/2_gold/comp_dvd_drives.jsp
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System requirements mentioned above are recommendations. Even on a system that satisfies the requirements
operation is not ensured depending on the system.
• On a Macintosh computer, you can also transfer data by connecting the USB cable, but the provided CyberLink
MediaShow4 is not Macintosh-compliant. On a Macintosh computer, you can upload recordings using the iMovie
application.
• This memory camcorder can be used only as a removable storage device for the computers with Macintosh (OS
version 10.3 or later) and Windows 2000.
•
• On a slower PC than recommended, movie playback may skip frames or operate unexpectedly.
• If your OS is Windows XP/Vista, log in as the Administrator (administrator of the PC)
(or a user with the equivalent privileges) to install the software.
• Check out the storage media of the memory camcorder before connecting USB cable.
If no memory card or an unformatted memory card is inserted, the PC will not recognise your memory
camcorder as a removable disk.
• If you disconnect the USB cable from the PC or the memory camcorder during the data transfer, the data
transfer will stop and the data may be damaged.
• If you connect the USB cable to a PC using a USB HUB or with other devices at the same time, it may cause
conflict and may not work properly. If this occurs, remove all other USB devices and try the connection again.
• Intel® Pentium III® or Pentium ®4 is a trademark of the Intel Corporation.
• Windows® is a registered trademark of the Microsoft® Corporation.
• All other brands and names are property of their respective owners.
• CyberLink MediaShow4 is optimised for Intel Core 2 Duo processors and CPUs with MMX, SSE, SSE2,
3DNow!, and Intel HyperThreading technology.
• DirectX is necessary so that CyberLink MediaShow4 works properly and it is automatically installed during
CyberLink MediaShow4 installation.
• We recommend using the AC power adaptor as the power supply instead of the battery pack.
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connecting to a PC
INSTALLING THE CYBERLINK MEDIASHOW4
CyberLink MediaShow4 is a software for easy of editing MPEG, AVI, and other video files, still images, and other
contents for creating a movie. This software has an interface that allows editing in either timeline or storyboard mode,
maintains superior image quality, uses SVRT (Smart Video Rendering Technology) for high-speed rendering, and has
a host of other advanced video editing features. This manual only refers to software installation and PC connection.
For more details on software, refer to the “Online help/Readme” on the CyberLink MediaShow4 CD.
Before you begin:
Quit any other software you are using.
(Check that there are no other application icons on the status bar.)
1. Load the provided CyberLink MediaShow4 CD-ROM into the PC.
• The setup screen appears several seconds.
If the setup screen does not appear, double click the CD-ROM icon in the
“My Computer” window.
• Click “Install Now.”
2
3
2. Select the desired language and click “OK”
3. "Installing CyberLink MediaShow 4.0..." screen appears.
• Click “Next”
4
4. "License Agreement" screen appears.
• Click “Yes”
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5. “Customer Information” screen appears.
• Click “Next.”
6. “Choose Destination Location” screen appears.
• Choose the destination location which you want to install.
• Click “Next.”
7. “Setup Complete” appears.
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6
7
• Click “Finish.”
• The icon of “CyberLink MediaShow4” is created on the desktop.
• If you perform installation of software that is already installed, uninstallation will start.
In this case, perform the installation again after uninstallation is finished.
• This manual only refers to software installation and PC connection.
For more details on software, refer to the “Online help/Read me” on the CyberLink MediaShow4 CD.
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connecting to a PC
CONNECTING THE USB CABLE
Connect the USB cable to copy movie (or photo) images in a recording medium to the PC and vice versa.
When the USB cable is connected in Record / Play mode, the product will switch to USB mode immediately.
1. Connect the memory camcorder to the PC with a USB cable.
Don’t apply excessive force when inserting or extracting a USB jack.
Insert a USB jack after checking the direction of its insertion is correct.
It is recommended to use the AC adaptor as the power supply instead
of the battery pack.
• When the USB cable is connected, turning on or off the camcorder
causes malfunctions of the PC.
PC
Memory
camcorder
•
•
•
USB cable
Disconnecting the USB cable
Before loading or unloading recording mediums or turning off the PC, first disconnect the USB cable and turn off the
memory camcorder. After completing the data transmission, you must disconnect the cable in the following way:
1.
2.
3.
4.
Click the "Unplug or eject hardware" icon on the task tray.
Select "USB Mass Storage Device" or "USB Disk," and then click "Stop."
Click "OK."
Disconnect the USB cable from the memory camcorder and PC.
If you disconnect the USB cable from the PC or the memory camcorder while transferring, the data
transmission will stop and the data may be damaged.
• If you connect the USB cable to a PC via a USB HUB or simultaneously connect the USB cable along with
other USB devices, the memory camcorder may not work properly. If this occurs, remove all USB devices
from the PC and reconnect the memory camcorder.
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VIEWING THE CONTENTS OF STORAGE MEDIA
1. Slide the POWER switch downward to turn on the memory camcorder.
• Set the appropriate storage media. ²page 39
(If you want to record on a memory card, insert the memory card.)
2. Connect the memory camcorder to the PC with a USB cable. ²page 94
• Check out the USB connection on the LCD monitor.
When using Windows® XP,Vista version :
• The "Removable Disk" window appears on the PC’s screen after a
moment.
• Select "Open folders to view files using Windows Explorer" and click "OK."
When using Windows® 2000:
a. Double-click the "My Computer" icon on the desktop.
The "Removable Disk" icon which represents the storage media in the
memory camcorder appears in the "My Computer" window.
b. Doubleclick the "Removable Disk" icon.
3. The folders in the storage media appear.
• Different file types are stored in different folders.
If the “Removable Disk” window does not appear, confirm the
connection (page 94) or perform the steps 1 and 2.
• When the removable disk does not appear automatically, open the
removable disk folder of My Computer.
• Your PC can recognise only one storage media (built-in memory or card)
from the camcorder at a time. If you cannot find the removable disk of
your choice, change the storage setting (built-in memory or card) of your
camcorder. ²page 39
•
VIDEO
Photo images Movie images
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connecting to a PC
Structure of folders and files on the storage media
•
•
The folder and file structure for built-in memory or memory card is as follows.
Don’t arbitrarily change or remove the folder or file name. It may not be playable.
Movie Images (H.264) y
The SD-quality movie images are named as “SDV_####.MP4” and Web movie
images are named as “WEB_####.MP4”. The file number automatically increases
when a new movie image file is created. Up to 9999 files are created in one folder.
A new folder is created when more than 9999th files are created.
VIDEO
1
100VIDEO
SDV_0001.MP4
WEB_0002.MP4
SDV_0003.MP4
SDV_0004.MP4
WEB_0005.MP4
Photo Images z
As in movie image files, the file number automatically increases when a new image
file is created. The maximum file number allowed is the same as in movie image
files. A new folder stores files from CAM_0001.JPG. The folder name increases
in the order of 100PHOTO Š 101PHOTO etc. Up to 9999 files are created in one
folder. A new folder is created when more than 9999th files are created.
DCIM
2
100PHOTO
CAM_0001.JPG
CAM_0002.JPG
Image format
Movie Images
•
•
Movie images are compressed in H.264 format. The file extension is ".MP4."
The image size is 720X576(50i) or 640x480(WEB). ²page 66
Photo Images
•
•
Photo images are compressed in JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format. The file extension is ".JPG."
The image size is 800x600.
• When the 9999th file is created in the 999th folder (i.e. SDV_9999.MP4 is created in the 999 VIDEO folder), a
new folder cannot be created anymore. Backup your files to a PC and format the storage media, and then reset
file numbering from the menu.
• We don't recommend you to modify the name of a file/folder stored in the storage media using a PC.
If you modify it, this memory camcorder may not recognise modified files.
• You can use your memory camcorder as a mass storage device. So you can store general data in the storage
media of the memory camcorder.
• The photo image is taken only in the 4:3 aspect ratio.
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TRANSFERRING FILES FROM THE MEMORY CAMCORDER TO YOUR PC
You can copy the movie (or photo) images to your PC and play back those.
1. Execute the procedure in "VIEWING THE CONTENTS OF STORAGE MEDIA." ²page 95
• The folders in the storage media appear.
2. Create a new folder, enter the folder name, and then double-click it.
3. Select the folder to copy, and then drag and drop it into the destination folder.
• The folder is copied from the storage media (memory card or built-in memory)
to the PC.
• Do not move or rename the camcorder's folders and files after transferring them.
If you change the basic name of folders and files, your memory camcorder will
no longer recognise them and they will not be played.
• If your camcorder can not recognise the built-in memory or your memory card,
you should format it using the camcorder.
Playing Back Files on the PC
Use the provided software (CyberLink MediaShow4) to play back the movie images in the PC.
The movie images recorded on your memory camcorder may not be played back in other software.
On a Macintosh computer, you can also transfer data by connecting the USB cable, but the provided
CyberLink MediaShow4 software is not Macintosh-compliant. On a Macintosh computer, you can upload
recordings using the iMovie application.
• This memory camcorder can be used only as a removable storage device for the computers with Macintosh
(OS version 10.3 or later) and Windows 2000.
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connecting to a PC
UPLOADING MOVIE IMAGES IN THE MEMORY CAMCORDER TO YouTube
You can connect to PC and direct upload to YouTube by software (CyberLink MediaShow4).
If you are a Mac user, you can upload your content to YouTube using iMovie.
1. Connect the memory camcorder to the PC with a USB cable. ²page 94
2. Install CyberLink MediaShow4 (provided) and, when done, enter Video mode. ²pages 92, 93
• Running the CyberLink MediaShow4 for the first time may display registration screen.
3. Click Import in the main screen.
• Open a folder from the left removable disk and select files of your choice.
4. Then, click Import all or Import selected to start importing
movie image files.
• All or selected files are uploaded according to your choice.
• Click Back to return home.
5. Click the YouTube shortcut icon in the Share tab.
• You will see the login or subscription dialog box.
• First, log into a YouTube site and click Upload on the top
right corner of the main menu.GG
6.GGGT
G he Video Upload window appears
where you can follow the screen
instructions to upload movie
images in sequence.
You Tube
Broadcast Yourself
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TM
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YouTube is a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips.
The San Bruno-based service uses Adobe Flash technology to display a wide variety of user-generated
video content, including movie clips, TV clips and music videos, as well as amateur content such as video
blogging and short original videos.
http: //www.youtube.com/
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connecting to other devices
You can view the recorded movie and photo images on a large screen by connecting the memory camcorder to a TV.
CONNECTING TO A TV
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To playback your recordings, the television must be PAL compatible. ²page 105
We recommend that you use the AC power adaptor as the power source for the memory camcorder.
Use the provided AV cable to connect the
memory camcorder to a TV as follows:
1. Connect the end of the AV cable
with the single plug to the AV jack
of the memory camcorder.
2. Connect the other end with video
(yellow) and left (white)/ right (red)
audio cables to the TV.
Normal TV
Memory camcorder
AUDIO
R
VIDEO
L
Yellow
Red
White
Signal flow
AV cable
For more information about the connection, refer to your TV’s
user manual.
• Before connecting, make sure that the volume on TV is
turned down: forgetting this may cause howling from the TV
speakers.
• Carefully connect the input and output cables to the
corresponding connections on the device the memory
camcorder is being used with.
•
Stereo Type
AUDIO
R
Monaural Type
VIDEO
AUDIO
VIDEO
L
White
Yellow
Yellow
Red
White
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VIEWING ON TV SCREEN
1. Turn on the TV and set the input selector to the Input connection the memory camcorder is connected to.
• This is often referred to as "line".
Refer to the TV instruction manual for how to switch
the TV input.
2. Turn the memory camcorder on.
• Slide the POWER switch downward and press the
). ² page 22
MODE button to set Play (
• The image that the memory camcorder is viewing will
appear on the TV screen.
• You can also monitor the image on the LCD screen
of the memory camcorder.
3. Perform playback.
• You can perform playback, recording or setting the
menu while viewing on TV screen.
•
•
•
•
Information that the memory camcorder is recording will appear on the TV screen: You can also display only part of
)" on page 30,
information or switch off the display. Refer to "TURNING THE SCREEN INDICATORS ON/OFF (
button to switch the display status.
and press the
When "TV Display" is set to "Off ", OSD (On-Screen-Display) does not appear on the TV screen. ²page 88
Howling may occur when the memory camcorder is too close to the other devices or the volume is high.
Keep the memory camcorder a reasonable distance away from the other connected devices.
When the AV cable is connected to the memory camcorder, the built-in speaker will automatically turn off and you
can not adjust the volume bar.
Icon
Image display depending on LCD and TV screen ratio
Record
16:9
(Movie images only)
Photo
LCD
Subject
TV
16:9
4:3
-
4:3
Refer to page 66 for "16:9 Wide" setting.
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connecting to other devices
RECORDING (DUBBING) IMAGES ON A VCR OR DVD/HDD RECORDER
You can record (dub) images played back on this memory camcorder onto other video devices, such as VCRs or
DVD/HDD recorders. Use the AV cable (provided) to connect the memory camcorder to another video device as
shown in the following diagram:
1. Press the MODE button to set Play
(
). ²page 22
VCRs or DVD/
HDD recorders
Memory camcorder
2. Choose the recorded (dubbed) images
on the thumbnail view and then press
the OK button.
3. Press the record button on the
connected device.
• The memory camcorder will start
playback and the recording device
will record (dub) it.
AUDIO
R
VIDEO
L
Yellow
Red
White
Signal flow
AV cable
Be sure to use the AC adaptor to power the memory camcorder from household AC outlet to prevent
battery power from shutting off during recording on another video device.
• To prevent recording OSD (information) displayed along with AV signal, set the "TV Display" to "Off" in
Menu Settings. ²page 88
•
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maintenance & additional information
MAINTENANCE
Your memory camcorder is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated with care.
The suggestions below will help you fulfil any warranty obligations and allow you to enjoy this product for many years.
+For safekeeping of the memory camcorder, turn off the memory camcorder.
- Remove the battery pack and AC power adaptor. ²page 14
- Remove the memory card. ²page 40
Cautions on Storing
Do not leave the memory 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 season. If you leave the memory
camcorder in such a place, it could malfunction or the case could be damaged. Do not expose the memory
camcorder to direct sunlight or place it near a heater.
• Do not store the memory camcorder in a place where the humidity is high or in a dusty place:
Dust entering the memory camcorder could cause malfunctions. If humidity is high, the lens could become mouldy,
and the memory camcorder could become inoperative. It is recommended that you put the memory camcorder in
a box together with a desiccant when storing it in a closet, etc.
• Do not store the memory camcorder in a place subject to strong magnetism or intense vibrations:
This could cause malfunctions.
• Detach the battery pack from the memory camcorder and store it in a cool place:
Leaving the battery pack attached or storing it at high temperature could shorten its life.
•
Cleaning the memory camcorder
+ Before cleaning, turn off the memory camcorder and remove the battery pack and AC power adaptor.
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 coating of exterior could peel off or the case could
deteriorate.
• To clean the LCD monitor
Wipe gently with a soft dry cloth. Be careful not to damage the monitor.
•
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•
To clean the lens
Use an optional air blower to blow out dirt and other small object. Do not wipe the lens with cloth or your fingers.
If necessary, wipe gently with lens cleaning paper.
- Mould may form if the lens is left dirty.
- If the lens looks dimmer, turn off the memory camcorder and leave it for about 1 hour.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Storage media
Be sure to follow the guidelines below to prevent corruption or damage to your recorded data.
- 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, replace, or store the storage media in locations that are exposed to 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 otherwise accessing the storage media.
- Do not bring the storage media near 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.
• Copy the recorded files to your PC. Samsung shall not be responsible for any lost data.
(It is recommended that you copy the data from your PC to other media for storage.)
• A malfunction may cause the storage media to fail to operate properly. Samsung will not provide any
compensation for any lost contents.
• Refer to pages 39-45 for details.
•
LCD screen
To prevent damage to the LCD screen
- Do not push it too hard or knock it on anything.
- Do not place the camcorder with LCD screen on the bottom.
• To prolong service life, avoid rubbing it with a coarse cloth.
• Be aware of the following phenomena for LCD screen use. They are not malfunctions.
- While using the camcorder, the surface around the LCD screen may heat up.
- If you leave power on for a long time, the surface around the LCD screen becomes hot.
•
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maintenance & additional information
Battery packs
The supplied battery pack is a lithium-ion battery. Before using the supplied battery pack or an optional battery pack,
be sure to read the following cautions:
• To avoid hazards
- Do not burn.
- Do not short-circuit the terminals. When transporting, carry the battery in a plastic bag.
- Do not modify or disassemble.
- Do not expose the battery to temperatures exceeding 60°C (140°F), as this may cause the battery to overheat,
explode or catch fire.
• To prevent damage and prolong service life
- Do not subject to unnecessary shock.
- Charge in an environment where temperatures are within the tolerances shown below.
This is a chemical reaction - cooler temperatures impede chemical reaction, while warmer temperatures can
prevent complete charging.
- Store in a cool, dry place. Extended exposure to high temperatures will increase natural discharge and shorten
service life.
- Fully charge the battery pack at least every 6 months when storing the battery pack over a long period of time.
- Remove the battery pack and charger from the camcorder when not in use, as the camcorder will use current
even when switched off.
It is recommended that only genuine Samsung batteries are used in this camcorder.
Using generic non-Samsung batteries can cause damage to the internal charging circuitry.
• It is normal for the battery pack to be warm after charging, or after use.
Temperature range specifications
- Charging: 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F)
- Operation: 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
- Storage: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 132°F)
• The lower the temperature, the longer recharging takes.
• Refer to pages 14-20 for detail.
•
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USING YOUR MEMORY CAMCORDER ABROAD
•
•
Each country or region has its own electric and colour systems.
Before using your memory camcorder abroad, check the following items.
Power sources
The provided AC adaptor features automatic voltage selection in the AC range from 100 V to 240 V. You can use your
camcorder in any countries/regions using the AC power adaptor supplied with your camcorder within the AC 100 V to 240 V,
50/60 Hz range. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor, if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet.
On TV colour systems
Your camcorder is an PAL-system-based camcorder. If you want to view your recordings on a TV or to copy it to an
external device, it must be an PAL-system-based TV or an external device having the appropriate Audio/Video jacks.
Otherwise, you may need to use a separate video format transcoder (PAL-NTSC format converter).
PAL-compatible countries/regions
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, CIS, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany,
Greece, Great Britain, Netherlands, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritius,
Norway, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand,
Tunisia, etc.
NTSC-compatible countries/regions
Bahamas, Canada, Central America, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines, Taiwan, United States of America, etc.
You can make recordings with your memory camcorder and view pictures on the LCD screen from
anywhere in the world.
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troubleshooting
TROUBLESHOOTING
+ Before contacting a Samsung authorized service centre, perform the following simple checks.
They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call.
Warning indicators and messages
Power source
Message
Icon
Informs that...
Action
Low Battery
-
The battery pack is almost discharged.
Change to a charged one or use AC power
adaptor. Charge the battery pack.
Auto Power Off
-
If no button is pressed for about 5
minutes, the memory camcorder is
automatically turned off .
To disable this option, change the setting of
"Auto Power Off" to "Off" ²page 88
Storage media
Message
Icon
Informs that...
Action
Delete unnecessary files on the
built-in memory. Use a memory card.
• Back-up files to your PC or another
storage media and delete files.
•
Memory Full
There is not enough space to record
on built-in memory.
Insert Card
There is no memory card inserted in
the card slot.
Insert a memory card.
• Delete unnecessary files on the memory
card. Use the built-in memory.
Card Full
There is not enough space to record
on memory card.
• Back-up files to your PC or another
storage media and delete files.
• Change another memory card which has
enough free space.
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Message
Icon
Card Error
Card Locked
Not Supported Card
Please format!
Not formatted.
Format the Card?
(Format the memory?)
-
Low speed card.
Please record a
lower resolution.
-
Informs that...
The memory card has some
problem and can not be recognised.
The write protection tab on an
SDHC card has been set to lock.
The memory card is not supported
in this camcorder.
Action
Format the memory card or replace it with a
new one.
Release write protection tab.
Change the memory card that we
recommended.
The memory card is not formatted.
Format the memory card using menu item.
The format of the file is not
supported by this memory
camcorder.
• The file format is not supported.
The memory card does not have
enough performance to record.
Check the supported file.
• Format the memory card using menu item.
• Record movie at a lower resolution.
• Change memory card to faster one.
² page 41
Recording
Message
Icon
Check the lens
cover
Informs that...
Action
Lens cover is closed.
Open the lens cover.
Write Error
-
Some problems occured while
writing data to storage media.
Format storage media using menus after
backing-up important files to your PC or
another storage media.
Release the EASY Q
-
You can not operate some functions
manually when EASY Q is activated.
Release EASY Q function.
-
Folder and file number reached to its
limitation and you can not record.
-
Folder and files have reached
capacity and you can not take a
picture.
The Number of
video files is full.
Cannot copy videos.
The Number of
photo files is full.
Cannot copy photos.
Format storage media using menu item after
backup important files to PC or another
storage device. Set "File No." to "Reset."
Format storage media using menu item after
backup important files to PC or another
storage device. Set "File No." to "Reset."
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troubleshooting
Playback
Message
Icon
Informs that...
Read Error
-
Some problems occurred during
reading data from storage media.
CAUTION
Action
Format storage media using menus after
back-up important files to PC or another
storage device.
When there is condensation, put aside for a while before using
• What is condensation?
Condensation happens when a memory camcorder is moved to a place where there is a significant
temperature difference from the previous place. In other words, the water vapour in the air turns into dew
because of the temperature difference, and it condensates like dew on the external or internal lenses of
the memory camcorder and on the reflection lens.
When this happens, you temporarily may not use the record or play functions of the memory camcorder.
Also, it may cause a malfunction or damage to the memory camcorder when using the device with the
power on while there is condensation.
• What can I do?
Turn the power off and detach the battery pack, and leave it in a dry area for 1~2 hours before using it.
• When does the condensation occur?
When the device is relocated to a place with a higher temperature than the previous location, or when
using it in a hot area suddenly, it will cause condensation.
- When recording outside in cold weather during the winter and then using it in indoors.
- When recording outside in hot weather after being indoors or inside a car where the AC was running.
Note before sending your camcorder for repair.
• If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact your nearest Samsung authorized service centre.
• Depending on the problem, current hard disk may need to be initialized or replaced and the data will be
deleted. Be sure to back up the data on the hard disk on the other storage media before sending your
camcorder to repair. Samsung cannot guarantee any loss of your data.
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+ If you encounter any problem using your camcorder, check the followings before asking for service repair.
If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact the nearest Samsung authorized service centre.
Symptoms and solutions
Power
Symptom
Explanation/Solution
The battery pack may not be installed on your memory camcorder.
Insert a battery pack to the memory camcorder.
• The inserted battery pack may be discharged.
The camcorder does not turn on.
Charge the battery pack or replace it with a charged one.
• If you use an AC power adaptor, make sure it is properly connected to the
wall outlet.
•
Is "Auto Power Off" set to "5 Min"?
If no button is pressed for about 5 minutes, the memory camcorder is
automatically turned off ( "Auto Power Off"). To disable this option, change
the setting of "Auto Power Off" to "Off" ²page 88
• The battery pack is almost discharged. Charge the battery pack or replace it
with a charged one.
• Use the AC Power adaptor.
•
The power automatically turns
off.
Power cannot be turned off .
The battery pack is quickly
discharged.
•
Remove the battery pack or unplug the AC power adaptor, and connect the
power supply to the camcorder again before turning it on.
•
•
•
The temperature in the use condition is too low.
The battery pack is not fully charged. Charge the battery pack again.
The battery pack reached its lifespan and cannot be recharged.
Use another battery pack.
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troubleshooting
Displays
Symptom
The Recorded Image is
more narrow or fat than
original image.
Explanation/Solution
•
You should check the size for recording before you record. ²page 66
Unknown image appears on • The memory camcorder is in Demo mode. If you do not want to see Demo image,
the LCD screen.
change the setting of "Demo" to "Off". ²page 89
Unknown indicator appears
on the screen.
•
A warning indicator or message appears on the screen. ²pages 106~108
The after image remains on
the LCD screen.
•
This occurs if you disconnect the AC power adaptor or remove the battery pack
before turning the power off.
The image on the LCD
screen looks dark.
•
•
Ambient is too bright. Adjust the brightness and angle of LCD.
Use the LCD enhancer function.
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troubleshooting
Storage Media
Symptom
Memory card functions are not
operable.
Explanation/Solution
•
•
Insert a memory card into your camcorder properly. ²page 40
If you use a memory card formatted on a computer, format it again directly
on your camcorder. ²page 77
You cannot delete the images protected by other device.
Release the protection of the image on the device. ²page 83
• Release the lock on the write-protect tab of the memory card
(SDHC memory card, etc.), if any. ²page 41
•
Image cannot be deleted.
Release the lock on the write-protect tab of the memory card
(SDHC memory card, etc.), if any. ²page 41
• Copy any important recorded files to your PC before formatting.
Samsung shall not be responsible for any loss of data. (It is recommended
that you copy the data to your PC or other storage media.)
•
You cannot format the memory
card.
The data file name is not indicated
correctly.
Does not charge or operate even
the battery pack is inserted.
•
•
•
The file may be corrupted.
The file format is not supported by your camcorder.
Only the file name is displayed, if the directory structure does not comply
with the international standard.
•
Check whether the battery pack is genuine. Non-genuine battery pack is
not recognised properly by the memory camcorder.
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Recording
Symptom
Explanation/Solution
Press the MODE button to set Movie Record mode (
).
There is not enough free space to record on the built-in memory or memory
card.
• Check if memory card is not inserted or write-protect tab is set to lock.
• The internal temperature of your camcorder is unusually high.
Turn off your camcorder and leave it for a while in a cool place.
• Your camcorder is damp and moist inside (condensation). Turn off your
camcorder and leave it for about 1 hour in a cool place. ²page 102
•
•
Pressing the Recording start/
stop button does not start
recording.
The estimated recording time may vary depending on contents and features
used.
• Recording a fast-moving subject increases the bit rate and consequently
the amount of storage space required for the recording, which can lead to a
shorter available recording time.
•
The actual recording time is less
than the estimated time.
There is no more free space for recording on the storage media.
Back up important files on your PC and format the storage media or delete
the unnecessary files.
• If you make a frequent recording or deletion of files, the performance of the
The recording stops automatically.
built-in flash memory will be deteriorated. In this case, format the built-in
memory again.
• If you use the memory card with low writing speed, the memory camcorder
automatically stops recording the movie images and the corresponding
message appears on the LCD screen.
•
When recording a subject
illuminated by bright light, vertical
lines appear.
•
The memory camcorder is unable to record these levels of brightness.
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troubleshooting
Recording
Symptom
Explanation/Solution
When the screen is exposed to the
direct sunlight during recording, the • Do not leave the memory camcorder with the LCD screen exposed to direct
screen becomes red or black for
sunlight.
an instant.
During recording, the date/time
does not display.
The beep sound is not heard.
•
"Date/Time" is set to off. Set the "Date/Time" to on. ²page 86
•
•
•
Set "Beep Sound" to "On".
Beep sound is temporally off while recording movies.
When the AV cable is connected to the memory camcorder, the beep
sound will automatically turn off.
There is a time difference between
• On your camcorder, there may be a slight time delay between the point
the point where you press
Recording start/stop button and
when you press Recording start/stop button and the actual point where
the point where the recorded movie
the recorded movie starts/stops. This is not an error.
starts/stops.
The internal temperature of your camcorder is unusually high. Turn off your
camcorder and leave it for a while in a cool place.
• Your camcorder is damp and moist inside (condensation). Turn off your
camcorder and leave it for about 1 hour in a cool place. ²page 102
•
The recording stops.
You cannot record a photo image.
•
•
•
Set your memory camcorder to Photo Record mode. ²page 22
Release the lock on the write-protection tab of the memory card if any.
The storage media is full. Use a new memory card or format the storage
media. ²page 83 Or remove unnecessary images. ²page 75
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Adjusting the image during recording
Symptom
Focus does not adjust
automatically.
Explanation/Solution
Set "Focus" to "Auto". ²page 62
The recording conditions are not suitable for auto focus.
Adjust the focus manually. ²page 62
• The lens is dusty on the surface. Clear the lens and check the focus.
• Recording is being made in a dark place. Light up to brighten the place.
•
•
The image appears too bright or • This occurs when recording images under a fluorescent lamp, sodium lamp, or
flickering, or changes in colour.
mercury lamp. Cancel "iSCENE" to minimize this phenomena. ²page 58
Colour balance of image is not
natural.
•
White balance adjustment is required. Set proper "White Balance".
²page 59
The backlight function does not
• While recording in EASY Q mode, the backlight function does not work.
function.
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troubleshooting
Playback on your memory camcorder
Symptom
Explanation/Solution
• Press the MODE button to set Movie Play mode. (
)
Using the playback
• Image files recorded using other device may not be played on your memory
(Play/Pause) button would
camcorder.
not start playing.
• Check out the memory card compatibility. ²page 41
The Skip or Search
function does not work
properly.
Playback is interrupted
unexpectedly.
•
If the temperature inside the camcorder is too high, it can not function properly.
Turn the camcorder off, wait for a few moments, and turn it on again.
•
Check the AC adaptor or battery pack is properly connected and stable.
You cannot hear the
• The Interval recording does not support the sound input. (mute recording)
sound when playing
²page 69
movie recorded by Interval
Recording.
Photo images stored on
a storage media are not
displayed in the actual
size.
•
Photo images recorded on other device may not appear in the actual size.
This is not an error.
Playback on other devices (TV, etc.)
Symptom
Explanation/Solution
Connect the audio line of the AV cable to your camcorder or to the connected
You cannot view the image
device (TV, DVD recorder, etc). (Red colour- right, White colour- left)
or hear the sound on the
• The AV cable is not connected properly. Make sure that the AV cable is connected
connected device.
to the proper jack. ²page 99
•
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Connecting to a computer
Symptom
When using the movies,
a computer does not
recognise your camcorder.
Explanation/Solution
Install the provided software programme. ²pages 92, 93
Disconnect the USB device other than the keyboard, the mouse and the
camcorder from the computer.
• Disconnect the cable from the computer and camcorder, restart the computer,
then connect them again correctly.
•
•
A video codec is needed to play the file recorded on your memory camcorder.
Install the software provided with your camcorder. ²pages 92, 93
Please install by using the software CD that came with this camcorder.
We do not guarantee compatibility for different CD versions.
• Make sure you insert the connector in the correct direction, and connect the USB
cable to the USB jack on your camcorder firmly.
• Disconnect the cable from the computer and camcorder, restart the computer.
And connect it again properly.
•
Cannot play a movie file
properly on a PC.
Cannot use the provided
software, "CyberLink
MediaShow4", on the
Macintosh computer.
"CyberLink MediaShow4"
does not function properly.
On a Macintosh computer, you can also transfer data by connecting the USB cable,
but the provided CyberLink MediaShow4 is not Macintosh-compliant.
On a Macintosh computer, you can upload recordings using the iMovie application.
• This memory camcorder can be used only as a removable storage device for the
computers with Macintosh (OS version 10.3 or later) and Windows 2000.
•
•
Exit the "CyberLink MediaShow4" programme, and restart the Windows computer.
• Movie playback or sound may stop temporarily depending on your computer.
The image or sound on your
The movie or sound copied to your computer is not affected.
camcorder is not played on • If your camcorder is connected to a computer that does not support Hi-speed
your computer properly.
USB (USB2.0), the images or sound may not be played back correctly.
The images and sound is copied to your computer is not affected.
The playback screen is
paused or distorted.
•
•
•
Check the system requirements to play a movie. ²page 90
Exit other all applications running on the current computer.
If a recorded movie is played on your camcorder connected to a computer, the
image may not play smoothly, depending on the transfer speed. Please copy the
file to your PC, and then play it back.
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troubleshooting
Connecting/Dubbing with other devices (TV, DVD recorder, etc)
Symptom
You cannot dub correctly
using the AV cable.
Explanation/Solution
•
The AV cable is not connected properly. Make sure that the AV cable is connected
to the proper jack, i.e. to the input jack of the device used for dubbing an image
from your camcorder. ²page 99
Overall operations
Symptom
The date and time are
incorrect.
The camcorder does
not turn on, or does not
operate by pressing any
button.
Explanation/Solution
•
Has the camcorder been left unused for a long period of time?
The backup built-in rechargeable battery may be discharged. ²page 37
•
Remove the battery pack or unplug AC power adaptor, and connect the power
supply to the camcorder again before turning it on.
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Menu
Symptom
Explanation/Solution
You cannot select grayed items in the current recording/playback mode.
Most of menu items cannot be selected when you set the EASY Q function.
If there is no storage media inserted, it can not be selected and will be dimmed
on the menu : "Storage", "Storage Info", "Format", etc.
• There are some functions you cannot activate simultaneously. The following list shows
examples of unworkable combinations of functions and menu items.
If you want to set the desired functions, do not set the following items first.
•
•
•
Menu items are
grayed out.
<Cannot Use>
<Because of the following setting>
"C.Nite", "Digital Zoom",
"Digital Effect : Mirror"
"Digital Effect : Mosaic"
"Digital Effect : Stepprinting"
"Anti-Shake (HDIS)"
"Digital Zoom", "Exposure : Manual",
"Shutter : Manual",
"Focus : Face Detection",
"Back Light", "iSCENE : Manual"
"Digital Effect : Mirror",
"Digital Effect : Mosaic",
"Digital Effect : Stepprinting"
"C.Nite"
"C.Nite", "Focus : Face Detection"
"iSCENE"
"Focus : Face Detection"
"Digital Effect"
"Focus : Face Detection",
"Digital Zoom"
"Digital Effect : Mirror",
"Digital Effect : Mosaic",
"Digital Effect : Stepprinting"
"Digital Effect : Mirror",
"Digital Effect : Mosaic",
"Digital Effect : Stepprinting"
"16:9 Wide"
"Fader"
"Interval REC"
"Focus : Face Detection"
"Exposure : Manual", "Shutter : Manual"
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specifications
Model Name: VP-MX25E
System
Video signal
PAL
Picture compression format H.264/AVC Format
Audio compression format
AAC (Advanced Audio Coding)
TV Super Fine (about 5.0Mbps), TV Fine (about 4.0Mbps), TV Normal (about 3.0Mbps),
Recording resolution
Web & Mobile (about 2.0Mbps)
Image device
CCD (Charge Coupled Device) (Max/Effective : 800K/540K pixels)
Lens
F1.6 to 4.3, 34x (Optical), 1200x (Digital) Electronic zoom lens
Focal Length
2.3~78.2mm
Minimum Illumination
3.0 Lux
Filter diameter
Ø30.5
LCD screen
Size/dot number
2.7 inches wide, 112k
LCD screen method
1.6" interlaced scan, LCD panel / TFT active matrix system
Connectors
Composite video out
1.0V (p_p), 75Ω, analog
Audio output
(-7.5dBm 47KΩ, analog, stereo)
USB output
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General
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Power source type
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Dimensions (W x H x D)
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Weight
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Internal MIC
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