Cadillac 2008 Escalade ESV Automobile User Manual

EN
GUIDEBOOK
ENGLISH
LYT1995-002A-M
MEMORY CAMERA
GZ-MS120
U
Dear Customer
Thank you for purchasing
this memory camera. Before
use, please read the safety
information and precautions
contained in pages 2 and 3 to
ensure safe use of this product.
For Future Reference:
Enter the Model No. (located
on the bottom of the memory
camera) and Serial No. (located
on the battery pack mount of the
memory camera) below.
Model No.
Serial No.
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Safety Precautions
CAUTION
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
CAUTION:
TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK,
DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK).
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an
equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the
presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the
product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude
to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons.
The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is
intended to alert the user to the presence of important
operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in
the literature accompanying the appliance.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR
SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS
UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
NOTES:
•The rating plate and safety caution are on the
bottom and/or the back of the main unit.
•The serial number plate is on the battery pack
mount.
•The rating information and safety caution of the
AC adapter are on its upper and lower sides.
For USA-California Only
This product contains a CR Coin Cell Lithium
Battery which contains Perchlorate Material
– special handling may apply.
See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate
WARNING:
The battery pack and the camcorder with battery
installed should not be exposed to excessive heat
such as direct sunshine, fire or the Iike.
When the equipment is installed in a cabinet or on
a shelf, make sure that it has sufficient space on
all sides to allow for ventilation (10 cm (3-15/16 ")
or more on both sides, on top and at the rear).
Do not block the ventilation holes.
(If the ventilation holes are blocked by a
newspaper, or cloth etc. the heat may not be able
to get out.)
No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles,
should be placed on the apparatus.
When discarding batteries, environmental
problems must be considered and the local rules
or laws governing the disposal of these batteries
must be followed strictly.
The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping
or splashing.
Do not use this equipment in a bathroom or
places with water.
Also do not place any containers filled with water
or liquids (such as cosmetics or medicines, flower
vases, potted plants, cups etc.) on top of this unit.
(If water or liquid is allowed to enter this
equipment, fire or electric shock may be caused.)
Do not point the lens directly into the sun. This
can cause eye injuries, as well as lead to the
malfunctioning of internal circuitry. There is also a
risk of fire or electric shock.
CAUTION!
The following notes concern possible physical
damage to the camcorder and to the user.
Carrying or holding the camcorder by the LCD
monitor can result in dropping the unit, or in a
malfunction.
Do not use a tripod on unsteady or unlevel surfaces.
It could tip over, causing serious damage to the
camcorder.
CAUTION!
Connecting cables (Audio/Video, S-Video, etc.) to
the camcorder and leaving it on top of the TV is
not recommended, as tripping on the cables will
cause the camcorder to fall, resulting in damage.
CAUTION:
The mains plug shall remain readily operable.
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
Read these instructions.
Keep these instructions.
Heed all warnings.
Follow all instructions.
Do not use this apparatus near water.
Clean only with dry cloth.
Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in
accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
8. Do not install near any heat sources such
as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other
apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce
heat.
9. Only use attachments/accessories specified by
the manufacturer.
10.Use only with the cart,
stand, tripod, bracket,
or table specified by
the manufacturer,
or sold with the
apparatus. When a cart
is used, use caution
when moving the
cart/apparatus combination to avoid injury from
tip-over.
11.Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms
or when unused for long periods of time.
12.Refer all servicing to qualified service
personnel. Servicing is required when the
apparatus has been damaged in any way, such
as power-supply cord or plug is damaged,
liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen
into the apparatus, the apparatus has been
exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate
normally, or has been dropped.
Remember that this camcorder is intended for
private consumer use only.
Any commercial use without proper permission
is prohibited. (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.)
ENGLISH
IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Trademarks
•Manufactured under license from Dolby
Laboratories. Dolby and double-D symbol are
trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
•Windows® is either registered trademark or
trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United
States and/or other countries.
•Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple
Inc.
•iTunes is a trademark of Apple Inc., registered
in the U.S. and other countries.
•YouTube and the YouTube logo are trademarks
and/or registered trademarks of YouTube LLC.
•Other product and company names included
in this instruction manual are trademarks
and/or registered trademarks of their respective
holders.
If this symbol is shown, it is only
valid in the European Union.
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Easy Start Guide
Charge the Battery Before Recording
Turn off the camcorder and attach the battery pack.
Access lamp
blinks: Accessing files
Do not remove the AC adapter, the
battery pack or the SD card when
the lamp is blinking.
Power/charge lamp
blinks: Charging
goes out: Charging finished
Open the cover
Battery Pack
The battery pack is not
charged at the time of
purchase.
AC Adapter
To AC Outlet
(110V to 240V)
CAUTION
• Be sure to use JVC battery packs. If you use any other battery packs besides
JVC battery packs, safety and performance can not be guaranteed.
Insert the SD Card
Grip Adjustment
Press Power ( ) button to turn off the camcorder.
Adjust the strap and fasten.
Grip Strap
Firmly insert the card.
Fasten
( )
B
Slot B
A
Slot A
1. Insert and remove the SD card only
while the power is turned off. Otherwise,
data on the card may be corrupted.
2. Format an SD card when using it for the
first time. (Z p. 58)
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Tab
• Do not pull the strap when you open
the fasten. Please pull the tab to
open it.
Fasten the strap when you grip the
camcorder.
When carrying the camcorder,
please be careful not to drop it.
•
•
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Q
S
Open the LCD monitor to
turn on the camcorder
CLOCK ADJUST
CLOCK SETTING
AREA SETTING
SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
Power button ( )
SET THE CITY, DATE AND TIME
@
T
LCD monitor
R
Select [CLOCK SETTING]
ENGLISH
Date/Time Setting
QUIT
Select the city closest to
the area where you use
the camcorder
AREA SETTING
Select [YES] within
10 seconds
GMT
:
JAN.1. 2009 01:00AM
SET
Slide your finger up and down on the
sensor. Then touch OK. (Z p. 9)
U
QUIT
Select [ON] or [OFF]
Select [ON] if daylight saving time is
effective.
SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME (DST)
OFF
JAN.1. 2009 01:00AM
• When the message disappears, press
the power button for at least 2 seconds
to turn off the power, and then press it
again for at least 2 seconds.
Touch the sensors with your finger. The
sensors do not function if you touch
them with your finger nail or with gloves
on.
•
SET DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
SET
V
QUIT
Set the date and time
Touch sensor: Sets the date and time
➜: Moves the cursor to the right
OK: Clock starts
CLOCK SETTING
DATE
NOV
TIME
1
2009
04
55
GMT
SAVE
PM
0:00
QUIT
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Video Recording
CAUTION
• Before recording an important scene, it is recommended to conduct a trial
recording.
Q
Slide the mode switch to select ! (video) mode
R
Select recording mode
The mode changes when
you press the button.
The auto recording
indicator appears.
S
Start recording
REC
Remaining space on
the SD Card
Video Quality
Press the START/STOP
button to start recording,
and press it again to stop.
Record-standby
[ 4 h 59 m ]
0:04:01
REC
Recording
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ENGLISH
Playing Back
Q
Select playback mode
The mode changes when
you press the button.
R
Select the desired file
Index screen
VIDEO PLAYBACK
DIGEST
S
1/2
NOV. 01. 2009 4:55PM
,
Select  (Touch OK)
Playback screen
B
J
0:00:42
K
NOV. 1. 2009 04:55PM
Q
L
J
K
LTo perform operations such as forward search or reverse search (Z p. 24)
LTo view files on TV (Z p. 31)
CAUTION
Do not forget to make copies after recording!
• To copy files onto DVD discs (Z p. 45)
• To dub files using a VCR/DVD recorder (Z p. 50)
• To play back a created DVD disc (Z p. 44)
• To edit files on your computer (Z p. 45)
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Contents
GETTING STARTED
Accessories........................................... 11
Attaching the Core Filter............................... 11
Index....................................................... 12
Indications on LCD Monitor.................. 14
Necessary Settings before Use............ 16
Charging the Battery Pack............................ 16
Date/Time Setting......................................... 16
Language Setting......................................... 17
Other Settings........................................ 18
Grip Adjustment............................................ 18
Tripod Mounting............................................ 18
Using an SD Card......................................... 19
RECORDING/PLAYBACK
Recording Files...................................... 20
Video Recording........................................... 20
Still Image Recording................................... 21
Zooming........................................................ 22
LED Light...................................................... 22
Checking the Remaining Battery Power....... 22
Checking the Remaining Space on the
Recording Media......................................... 23
Registering Files to Events........................... 23
Playing Back Files................................. 24
Video Playback............................................. 24
Still Image Playback..................................... 25
File Search Function..................................... 26
To Play Back MPG Files............................... 27
Manual Recording ................................ 28
Changing to Manual Recording Mode.......... 28
Backlight Compensation............................... 28
Manual Setting in Menu................................ 28
USING WITH TV
Viewing Files on TV............................... 31
Connection with TV...................................... 31
Playback Operation...................................... 31
EDITING
Managing Files....................................... 32
Capturing a Still Image from a Video............ 32
Deleting Files................................................ 32
Protecting Files............................................. 34
Viewing File Information............................... 35
Changing the Event Registration.................. 36
Trimming Files.............................................. 37
Playlists.................................................. 38
Creating Playlists.......................................... 38
Playing Back Playlists................................... 39
Other Operations of Playlists........................ 39
COPYING
Copying Files......................................... 40
Copying/Moving Files................................... 40
Using a DVD Burner..................................... 41
Creating a DVD using a PC.......................... 45
Dubbing Files to VCR/DVD Recorder........... 50
Using with a Portable Media Player..... 51
Turning on the Export Mode......................... 51
Changing the Export Setting........................ 51
Transferring the Files to PC.......................... 52
Uploading Files to Websites................. 53
Turning on the Upload Mode........................ 53
Upload Trimming........................................... 53
Uploading Files............................................. 54
FURTHER INFORMATION
Changing the Menu Settings................ 55
Troubleshooting..................................... 59
Warning Indications.............................. 63
Cleaning................................................. 65
Specifications........................................ 66
Cautions................................................. 68
Terms...................................................... 72
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After the menu is displayed on the LCD monitor:
VIDEO
DUBBING PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
EDIT
l
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY
GETTING
STARTED
Q
ENGLISH
How to use the Touch
Sensor
SWITCH DISPLAYED CONTENTS
SET
QUIT
QSlide your finger up and down on the sensor.
RSelect [SET]. (Touch OK.)
USING
WITH TV
A
RECORDING/
PLAYBACK
R
B
To select an on-screen button appearing at
the bottom of the screen, touch the buttons
underneath them.
COPYING
To select an on-screen button appearing on
the left side, touch the portion of the sensor
next to the on-screen button.
EDITING
B
A
FURTHER
INFORMATION
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Make a backup of important recorded data
JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. It is recommended to copy your important
recorded data to a DVD or other recording media for storage. (Z p. 41)
Make a trial recording
Before the actual recording of important data, make a trial recording and play back the
recorded data to check that the video and sound have been recorded correctly. We
recommend you to use the same recording media when performing both the trial recording
and the actual recording.
Reset the camcorder if it does not operate correctly
Close the LCD monitor and remove the power supply (battery pack or AC adapter) from
the camcorder, then reattach it.
Precautions on handling batteries
•Be sure to use the JVC BN-VF808U/VF815U/VF823U battery packs. This product
includes patented and other proprietary technology and is made to be used with the JVC
battery and not with other batteries. JVC cannot guarantee safety or performance of this
product when it is operated by other batteries.
•If the camcorder is subjected to electrostatic discharge, turn off the power before using it
again.
If a malfunction occurs, stop using the camcorder immediately
and contact www.jvc.com or by phone at 1-800-252-5722
Recorded data may be erased while the camcorder is being repaired or inspected. Back
up all data before requesting repairs or inspections.
Because the camcorder may be used for demonstration in a
shop, the demonstration mode is set to [ON] by default
To deactivate the demonstration mode, set [DEMO MODE] to [OFF]. (Z p. 57)
When Using an SD Card
•Operations are confirmed on the following SD cards.
Class 4 or higher compatible SD or SDHC card. Panasonic, TOSHIBA, SanDisk, ATP SD
card (256 MB to 2 GB) or SDHC card (4 GB to 32 GB).
•If other media are used, they may fail to record data correctly, or they may lose data that
had already been recorded.
•MultiMediaCards are not supported.
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Accessories
ENGLISH
BN-VF808U
Battery Pack
AV Cable
USB Cable
CD-ROM
Core Filter (x2)
GETTING
STARTED
AP-V20U
AC Adapter
NOTE
Make sure to use the provided cables for connections. Do not use any other cables.
Attaching the Core Filter
The core filter reduces interference caused when connecting to other devices. Connect the end
of the cable with the core filter to the camcorder.
Release the stopper.
3 cm (1-3/16")
To be connected
to the camcorder
USB cable: Wind once.
AC Adapter: Wind twice.
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GETTING STARTED
Index
B
A
DC
DC
NOTE
•The LCD monitor can rotate 270°.
•Be careful not to cover 4, 5 and 6 during
shooting.
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GETTING
STARTED
!Touch Sensor (Z p. 9)
#OK Button
$MENU Button
%Power Button [ ]
&UPLOAD Button (Z p. 53)
(PLAY/REC Button (Z p. 20, 21, 24, 25)
)Mode Switch [!, #]
*DIRECT DVD Button (Z p. 42)
INFO Button (Z p. 22, 23, 35)
+SD Card Slot
,EXPORT Button (Z p. 51)
-AV Connector (Z p. 31, 50)
ENGLISH
Camcorder
.START/STOP Button (Z p. 20)
/SNAPSHOT Button (Z p. 21)
0Zoom Lever [W 7 , T] (Z p. 22)
Speaker Volume Control [–VOL+] (Z p. 24)
1Speaker
2DC Connector
3USB Connector [ 2 ] (Z p. 41, 46)
4Lens
5LED Light (Z p. 22)
6Stereo Microphone
7Grip Strap
8Belt Strap
9Fasten
:Stud Hole
;Tripod Mounting Socket
<Battery Release Button [BATT.] (Z p. 16)
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Indications on LCD Monitor
During both Video and Still Image
Recording
N OV. 1 . 2 0 0 9
During Video Recording Only
4 : 55 PM
!Selected Recording Mode Indicator
(Z p. 28)
@ : Auto Mode
3 : Manual Mode
#Effect Mode Indicator (Z p. 30)
$Tele Macro Mode Indicator (Z p. 30)
%LED Light Indicator (Z p. 22)
&Scene Select Indicator (Z p. 29)
(Quick Review Indicator (Z p. 20, 21)
)Zoom Indicator (Z p. 22)
*SD Card Slot Indicator
: Slot A (Default Setting)
B : Slot B
+White Balance Indicator (Z p. 30)
,Monitor Backlight Indicator (Z p. 57)
-Battery Indicator
.Date/Time (Z p. 16)
/Manual Focus Adjustment Indicator
(Z p. 29)
0Backlight Compensation Indicator (Z p. 28)
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Brightness Control Indicator (Z p. 29)
. : Photometry Area Control Indicator
(Z p. 30)
2Shutter Speed (Z p. 29)
!Mode Indicator
#Export Mode Indicator (�Z p. 51)
$Counter
%Upload Mode Indicator (�Z p. 53)
&Video Quality: B (ULTRA FINE),
C (FINE), D (NORMAL), E (ECONOMY)
(Z p. 56)
(Remaining Time
) MREC: (Appears during recording.)
MQ: (Appears during record-standby
mode.)
*Digital Image Stabilizer (DIS) Indicator
(Appears when [DIS] is set to [OFF].)
(Z p. 56)
+Auto Switch Rec Media (Z p. 56)
,Wind Cut Indicator (Z p. 56)
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Shooting Indicator (Z p. 20)
.Event Indicator (Z p. 23)
During Still Image Recording Only
!Mode Indicator
#Focus Indicator (Z p. 21)
$Image Quality: FINE (fine) or STD
(standard) (Z p. 56)
%Remaining Number of Shots
&Shooting Indicator (Z p. 21)
(Shutter Mode Indicator (Z p. 55)
)Self-Timer Indicator (Z p. 55�)
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During Still Image Playback
ENGLISH
During Video Playback
GETTING
STARTED
8
N OV. 1 . 2 0 0 9
4:55 PM
!Mode Indicator
# Playlist Playback Indicator (Appears when
playing back a playlist.) (Z p. 39)
$Video Quality: B (ULTRA FINE),
C (FINE), D (NORMAL), E (ECONOMY)
(Z p. 56)
%Counter
&Playback Mode
F: Playback
Q: Pause
K: Forward Search
J: Reverse Search
G: Forward Slow-Motion
E: Reverse Slow-Motion
(The number on the left shows speed.)
(Battery Indicator
)Date/Time (Z p. 16)
*Volume Level Indicator
N OV. 1 . 2 0 0 9
4:55 PM
!Mode Indicator
#Folder/File Number
$Slide Show Playback Indicator
%Battery Indicator
&Date/Time (Z p. 16)
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Necessary Settings before Use
Charging the Battery Pack
1
2
LTo detach the battery pack
Close the LCD monitor to turn off the
camcorder.
Attach the ����������������������������
battery pack, then connect
the AC adapter.
• With the “” (arrow) on the battery pack
pointing at the correct direction, slide the
battery pack until it locks in place.
NOTE
•You can also use the camcorder with just
the AC adapter.
 Arrow
•The actual recording time may shorten
AC Adapter
To AC Outlet
(110V to 240V)
•The power/charge lamp blinks to indicate
depending on the recording environment,
such as when recording scenes with fast
moving.
•Please do not pull or bend the AC adapter
plug and cable. This may damage the AC
adapter.
charging has started.
•When the lamp goes out, charging is
finished.
LTo check the remaining battery power
See page 22.
LRequired charging/recording time
(approx.)
*When the LED light is off and the monitor
backlight is set to [STANDARD] mode.
Battery pack
Charging time
Recording time
BN-VF808U
(Provided)
1 hr. 50 min.
2 hr. 45 min.*
BN-VF815U
2 hr. 40 min.
5 hr. 25 min.*
BN-VF823U
3 hr. 40 min.
8 hr. 10 min.*
Date/Time Setting
1
2
3
Open the LCD monitor to turn on the
camcorder.
Touch MENU.
Select [DISPLAY SETTINGS].
VIDEO
SELECT ASPECT RATIO
WIND CUT
AUTO SWITCH REC MEDIA
DISPLAY SETTINGS
CONFIGURE ON-SCREEN DISPLAY
SET
QUIT
4
Select [CLOCK ADJUST].
DISPLAY SETTINGS
9 LANGUAGE
: CLOCK ADJUST
; DATE DISPLAY STYLE
B MONITOR BRIGHT
SET DATE AND TIME
SET
QUIT
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6
Select [CLOCK SETTING].
CLOCK ADJUST
Select the city closest to the area you
are traveling.
CLOCK SETTING
AREA SETTING
AREA SETTING
SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
6
Select the city closest to the area
where you use the camcorder.
Selected area is highlighted
AREA SETTING
Principal city of the
selected area
Time difference to
GMT
7
QUIT
LTo return to the previous screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
:
GMT
NOV. 1.2009 04:55PM
SET
QUIT
Language Setting
1
SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME (DST)
OFF
NOV. 1.2009 04:55 PM
SET DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
SET
QUIT
Open the LCD monitor to turn on the
camcorder.
2
Touch MENU.
3
Select [DISPLAY SETTINGS].
VIDEO
Set the date and time.
SELECT ASPECT RATIO
WIND CUT
AUTO SWITCH REC MEDIA
Select the item by using the touch sensor
and select () to set.
DISPLAY SETTINGS
CONFIGURE ON-SCREEN DISPLAY
SET
QUIT
CLOCK SETTING
DATE
NOV
TIME
1
2009
04
55
PM
GMT-
5:00
SAVE
4
Select [LANGUAGE].
DISPLAY SETTINGS
9 LANGUAGE
QUIT
: CLOCK ADJUST
; DATE DISPLAY STYLE
B MONITOR BRIGHT
Select [SAVE].
ON-SCREEN DISPLAY LANGUAGE
SET
QUIT
To reset the setting, select [QUIT].
Setting the clock to local time when
traveling
After performing steps 1-4 (Z p. 16)
5
NOV. 1.2009 04:55PM
The language on the display can be changed.
[OFF]: Deactivates the
function.
9
:
Select [QUIT].
Select [ON] if daylight saving time is
effective.
[ON]: Clock is advanced
1 hour from the normal
time which you set.
8
GMT
SET
GETTING
STARTED
SET THE CITY, DATE AND TIME
SET
QUIT
ENGLISH
5
Select [AREA SETTING].
CLOCK ADJUST
5
Select the desired language.
LTo return to the previous screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
CLOCK SETTING
AREA SETTING
SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
SET WHEN IN ANOTHER COUNTRY
SET
QUIT
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Other Settings
Grip Adjustment
Tripod Mounting
Adjust the strap and fasten.
Grip Strap
Align the camcorder stud hole with the tripod
stud, and the mounting socket with the screw,
and then rotate the camcorder clockwise to
mount it to the tripod.
Bottom of the
camcorder
Fasten
Tab
NOTE
•Do not pull the strap when you open the
fasten. Please pull the tab to open it.
•Fasten the strap when you grip the
camcorder.
•When carrying the camcorder, please be
careful not to drop it.
NOTE
Do not use a tripod on unsteady or unlevel
surfaces. It could tip over, causing serious
damage to the camcorder.
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NOTE
•Insert and remove the SD card only while
the power is turned off. Otherwise, data on
the card may be corrupted.
•Do not touch the terminal on the reverse
side of the label.
RChange the recording medium
The camcorder is programmed to record on
SLOT A when it is shipped from the factory.
You can change the recording medium to
SLOT B.
GETTING
STARTED
If you want to record to an SD card, the
following operations need to be performed.
•Operations are confirmed on the following
SD cards. Class 4 or higher compatible
SD or SDHC card Panasonic, TOSHIBA,
SanDisk, ATP SD card (256 MB to 2 GB) or
SDHC card (4 GB to 32 GB).
•If other media are used, they may fail to
record data correctly, or they may lose data
that had already been recorded.
•MultiMediaCards are not supported.
•Cards used to record video on this
camcorder cannot be played back on other
devices.
•Some card readers (including internal card
readers in PCs) may not be able to support
SDHC format. If you use an SDHC card for
recording and encounter any reading error,
the card reader you are using, might be a
non-SDHC supported device. Please use
the camcorder or other SDHC compatible
devices to access the card.
ENGLISH
Using an SD Card
Set [VIDEO SLOT SELECTION] and
[IMAGE SLOT SELECTION] to [SLOT A]
or [SLOT B]. (Z p. 58)
MEDIA SETTING
SCENE SELECT
FOCUS SLOT A
, ADJUST SLOT
BRIGHTNESS
B
SHUTTER SPEED
1
@
@
@
SET
QUIT
INFORMATION
QInsert an SD card
Preparation:
Press Power ( ) button to turn off the
camcorder.
1
2
Open the SD card cover.
Firmly insert the card with its clipped
edge first.
Clipped Edge
1. Recording media switches automatically
from Slot A to Slot B and vice versa
after the card in the selected slot is full.
(Z p. 56)
2. You can select Slot A or Slot B manually
as recording media for video and still
image respectivety. (Z p. 58)
SFormat an SD card when using it for
the first time
Select [FORMAT SD CARD] to format
the card. (Z p. 58)
MEDIA SETTING
3
Close the SD card cover.
LTo remove an SD card
Push the SD card once.
After the card comes out a little, pull it out.
VIDEO SLOT SELECTION
IMAGE SLOT SELECTION
, FORMAT SD CARD
ERASE ALL DATA
SET
QUIT
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RECORDING/PLAYBACK
Recording Files
Video Recording
Preparation:
• Open the LCD monitor to turn on the camcorder.
• Insert an SD card.
Slide the mode switch to select
! (video) mode.
Press PLAY/REC to select
recording mode.
PLAY/REC
SNAPSHOT
B
0 : 00 : 00
Press START/STOP to start
recording.
B
0 : 00 : 01
REC
Approximate remaining
time for recording
You can also start/stop recording by
selecting [REC] on the LCD monitor.
(On-screen recording control)
LTo stop recording
Press the START/STOP button again.
LTo view the video you just recorded
Select A during pause.
During the preview, you can delete the
video by selecting *.
LTo change the video quality
Change the settings in [VIDEO QUALITY].
(Z p. 56)
LTo register a file to an event
See page 23.
LTo change the aspect ratio of the image
(16:9/4:3)
Change the settings in [SELECT ASPECT
RATIO]. (Z p. 56)
LTo record a still image during video
recording
Press SNAPSHOT.
NOTE
•The video recording mode is automatically selected when you turn the camcorder’s power off and
then on again.
•If the camcorder is not operated for 5 minutes while the power is on, it turns itself off automatically to
conserve power. To turn the camcorder on again when using the battery pack, close the LCD monitor
and open it again. When using the AC adapter, perform any operation such as zooming.
•After recording video for 12 consecutive hours, recording stops automatically. To ensure continuous
recording, set [AUTO SWITCH REC MEDIA] to [ON] before you start recording. (Z p. 56)
•A new file will be created for every 4 GB of continuous shooting.
•This camcorder records video in MPEG2 format compliant with SD-VIDEO format. This camcorder is
not compatible with other digital video formats.
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ENGLISH
Still Image Recording
Preparation:
• Open the LCD monitor to turn on the camcorder.
• Insert an SD card.
Slide the mode switch to select
# (still image) mode.
Press PLAY/REC to select the
recording mode.
PLAY/REC
FINE [9999]
RECORDING/
PLAYBACK
Press and hold SNAPSHOT
halfway.
The ? indicator becomes green when
the captured image is focused.
LTo view the last recorded image
Select A after shooting.
Selecting * during playback deletes
that image.
LTo change the image quality
Press SNAPSHOT fully to take a
still image.
FINE
Change the settings in [IMAGE
QUALITY]. (Z p. 56)
LTo record still images continuously
Set to [CONTINUOUS SHOOTING] in
[SHUTTER MODE]. (Z p. 55)
NOTE
•DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer) does not function during still image recording.
•If the camcorder is not operated for 5 minutes while the power is on, it turns itself off automatically to
conserve power. To turn on the camcorder again when using the battery pack, close the LCD monitor
and open it again. When using the AC adapter, perform any operation such as zooming.
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Recording Files (Continued)
Checking the Remaining Battery
Power
Zooming
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the recording mode.
Zoom out
Zoom in
Preparation:
•Attach the battery pack.
•Select the recording mode.
! mode:
W: Wide angle
T: Telephoto
Press INFO three times or INFO and then
select ;.
# mode:
Press INFO.
You can also zoom out/zoom in by selecting
[W] or [T] on the LCD monitor. (On-screen
zoom control)
DIRECT
DVD
! mode
# mode
[35X/OPTICAL]
LTo change the maximum zoom ratio
(! mode only)
Change the settings in [ZOOM]. (Z p. 56)
NOTE
MAX TIME
50%
INFO
Maximum zoom ratio (factory-preset).
[80X/DIGITAL]
BATTERY CONDITION
100%
min
0%
QUIT
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT] or press INFO.
NOTE
The recordable time display should only be
used as a guide. It is displayed in 10 minute
units.
Macro shooting is possible as close as
approx. 5 cm (2") to the subject when the
zoom lever is set all the way to W.
LED Light
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the recording mode.
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [LIGHT].
3
Select the desired setting.
ON
AUTO
22
OFF
The LED light remains on
regardless of the surrounding
conditions.
The LED light turns on
automatically when shooting in
insufficient light conditions.
Deactivates this function.
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Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the recording mode.
Press the INFO button once (Slot A) or
twice (Slot B).
INFO
MAX RECORDING TIME
SLOT A
14h27m
B
C
D
E
21h25m
28h27m
75h12m
FREE
USED
SET
QUIT
If you select an �������������������������������
event to register the file to
before starting recording, you can find the file
easily at playback.
Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the recording mode.
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [REGISTER EVENT].
VIDEO
The maximum recording time is displayed for
each video quality mode.
D LIGHT
1
REGISTER EVENT
n VIDEO QUALITY
B
@ ZOOM
LTo change the video quality
1) S
elect the video quality.
2) S
elect [SET].
LTo change the recording media
RECORDING/
PLAYBACK
DIRECT
DVD
Registering Files to Events
ENGLISH
Checking the Remaining Space on
the Recording Media
@
FOR EASY SEARCHING ARRANGE
SET
QUIT
3
Select the event.
1) P
ress INFO to select SLOT A or SLOT B.
2) S
elect [SET].
REGISTER EVENT
VACATION 1
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
SET
QUIT
•The selected event is displayed on the
screen.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
LTo cancel the event registration
Select [CANCEL] in step 3.
LTo search by event
See page 27.
NOTE
Once you select a certain event to register a
file, the setting will remain even if you turn off
the camcorder.
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Playing Back Files
Video Playback
Preparation:
• Open the LCD monitor to turn on the camcorder.
• Insert an SD card.
Slide the mode switch to select
! (video) mode.
Press PLAY/REC to select the
playback mode.
VIDEO PLAYBACK
1/2
PLAY/REC
NOV. 01. 2009 04:55PM
DIGEST
,
The index screen appears.
Select the desired file.
LTo move to the previous or next page
Touch [] or [] for over a second.
LTo play back a few seconds from each
select scene of the recorded videos
Touch [DIGEST].
LTo delete a video
Select * when playback is stopped.
LTo change the number of thumbnails
(6 thumbnails/20 thumbnails)
Move the zoom lever to [W] or [T].
LOperations during Video Playback
LSpeaker volume
N: Return to the first scene of the file
O: Go to the first scene of the next file
L: Return to the index screen
J: Reverse search (during playback)
E: Frame-by-frame playback in reverse − : Turn down the
volume
On-screen buttons
direction (during pause)*
F: Playback
Q: Pause
K: Forward search (during playback)
G: Frame-by-frame playback in forward
direction (during pause)*
+ : Turn up the
volume
* Slow playback starts when you keep touching
the sensor button under E/ G for a while.
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ENGLISH
Still Image Playback
Preparation:
• Open the LCD monitor to turn on the camcorder.
• Insert an SD card.
Slide the mode switch to select
# (still image) mode.
Press PLAY/REC to select the
playback mode.
IMAGE PLAYBACK
1/2
PLAY/REC
,
The index screen appears.
RECORDING/
PLAYBACK
NOV. 01. 2009 04:55PM
Select the desired file.
LTo move to the previous or next page
Touch [] or [] for over a second.
LTo delete a still image
Select *.
LTo change the number of thumbnails
(6 thumbnails/20 thumbnails)
Move the zoom lever to [W] or [T].
LOperations during Still Image Playback On-screen buttons
P: Change playback order of slide show in reverse direction
F: Change playback order of slide show in forward direction
L: Return to the index screen
N: Display the previous file
F: Start the slide show
Q: End the slide show
O: Display the next file
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Playing Back Files (Continued)
Date Index Screen
File Search Function
You can search the desired file by the
recording date.
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the playback mode.
!
Group Index Screen
You can search the desired file by the group.
The group is created automatically based on
recording date and time. And the contents of
the group are changed when adding/deleting
or editing scenes.
1
2
Select
.
In case of # mode, go to step 3.
Select [SEARCH DATE].
VIDEO PLAYBACK
1/2
GROUP
SEARCH DATE
1
2
SEARCH EVENT
Select
.
NOV. 01. 2009 04:55PM
SET
Select [GROUP].
VIDEO PLAYBACK
1/2
3
Select the recording date.
SEARCH DATE
GROUP
NOV.01.2009
SEARCH DATE
NOV.05.2009
SEARCH EVENT
NOV.20.2009
NOV.27.2009
DEC.28.2009
SET
NOV. 01. 2009 04:55PM
SET
3
Select the file you want to play back.
VIDEO (GROUP)
1
4
4
Select the file you want to play back.
NOV.01.2009
1/2
3
1
2
2
LTo return to the index screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
1/2
NOV. 01. 2009 04:56PM
DIGEST QUIT
NOV. 01. 2009 04:55PM
DIGEST QUIT
The number of files in the group is
displayed in the thumbnails.
QUIT
LTo return to the index screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
Select [QUIT].
NOTE
•The contents of the group may be changed
depending on the interval of the recording
time. To change the contents, register the
event. (Z p. 23)
•The created groups may not be listed by
recording date such as when copying the
files to an SD card.
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You can search the desired file by the event
that you registered the file to when recording.
(Z p. 23) After searching by the event, you
can search by the recording date to narrow
down the search.
Select
2
Select [SEARCH EVENT].
.
VIDEO PLAYBACK
1/2
GROUP
SEARCH DATE
An MOD file is created in the EXTMOV folder
when management infomation is corrupted.
Follow the procedure below to play back the
MPG files in the EXTMOV folder.
Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the playback mode.
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [PLAYBACK MPG FILE].
VIDEO
SEARCH EVENT
v PLAYBACK PLAYLIST
NOV. 01. 2009 04:55PM
EDIT PLAYLIST
DUBBING PLAYBACK
SET
3
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
Select the event.
PLAY DAMAGED FILES
SET
SEARCH EVENT
3
SET
[MPG]
1/2
QUIT
Select the recording date.
To display all the files, select [ALL
SCENES].
NOV.01.2009
NOV.05.2009
NOV.20.2009
NOV.27.2009
SET
LTo return to the normal file playback
mode
Select @.
SEARCH EVENT
ALL SCENES
5
QUIT
Select the file you want to play back.
VACATION 1
4
RECORDING/
PLAYBACK
1
To Play Back MPG Files
ENGLISH
!
Event Screen
NOTE
QUIT
Depending on the condition of the damaged
file, playback might fail or may not run smoothly.
Select the file you want to play back.
NOV. 01.2009
1/1
NOV. 01.2009 04:55PM
DIGEST QUIT
LTo return to the index screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
LTo change the event registration of a
file
See page 36.
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Manual Recording
Manual recording mode enables you to set
the focus and screen brightness etc. manually.
Changing to Manual Recording Mode
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the recording mode.
Manual Setting in Menu
In the manual recording mode:
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [MANUAL SETTING].
VIDEO
Select [A/M] twice.
M
B
MANUAL SETTING
D LIGHT
[4 h 59 m]
REGISTER EVENT
n VIDEO QUALITY
¤
1
B
USE DETAIL SETTINGS BASED
SET
QUIT
3
Select the desired menu.
VIDEO
LTo return to the auto recording mode
SCENE SELECT
Select [A/M] so that the 4 indicator
appears.
Backlight Compensation
Backlight compensation brightens the subject
by increasing the exposure.
FOCUS
ADJUST BRIGHTNESS
9 SHUTTER SPEED
THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE
SET
4
1
@
@
@
QUIT
Select the desired setting.
VIDEO
SCENE SELECT
@ AUTO
FOCUS
In the manual recording mode:
ADJUST MANUAL
BRIGHTNESS
9 SHUTTER SPEED
Select -.
SET
1
@
@
@
QUIT
Depending on the kind of settings you
select, you can set the value by using the
touch sensor.
REC
LTo cancel backlight compensation
Select - again.
NOTE
LTo return to the previous screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
If the LCD monitor is turned upside down, is not displayed. Change the setting when the
LCD monitor is in the normal position.
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Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
1 [OFF]: Deactivates the function.
5 NIGHT: Records with more sensitivity in dim locations by
SCENE SELECT
Adjusts the exposure and
shutter speed to suit your
surroundings or the subject.
[AUTO]: The focus is adjusted automatically.
FOCUS
Adjusts the focus.
3 MANUAL:
@   A : Adjusts the focus manually. (When zooming, the
RECORDING/
PLAYBACK
adjusting the shutter speed automatically.
TWILIGHT: Makes evening scenes look more natural.
6 PORTRAIT: The subject in the foreground is accentuated by
blurring the background.
H SPORTS: Records fast moving subjects clearly.
G SNOW: Compensates for subjects that may appear too dark
when shooting in extremely bright surroundings, such as
in snow.
/ SPOTLIGHT: Select this when a spotlight makes a subject
appear too bright.
ENGLISH
Menus
subject will not go out of focus if you adjust the focus at the
telephoto (T) side before zooming to the wide-angle (W)
side.)
! mode
[AUTO]:
������� The brightness is adjusted automatically.
3 MANUAL:
g ADJUST BRIGHTNESS
Adjusts the brightness.
–6 to +6: Corrects the brightness within this range in increments
of 1.
# mode
[AUTO]:
������� The brightness is adjusted automatically.
3 MANUAL:
–2.0 to +2.0 (EV): Corrects the brightness within this range in
increments of 1/3EV.
! mode
@ [AUTO]: The shutter speed is adjusted automatically.
3 MANUAL:
9 SHUTTER SPEED
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.
1/2 to 1/4000: The smaller the value, the faster the shutter
speed.
# mode
@ [AUTO]: The shutter speed is adjusted automatically.
3 MANUAL:
1/2 to 1/500: The smaller the value, the faster the shutter
speed.
NOTE
It is recommended to use the tripod when recording with a slow
shutter speed.
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Manual Recording (Continued)
Menus
Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
@ [AUTO]: White balance is adjusted automatically.
3 MANUAL:
B MWB: Adjusts the white balance manually depending on
WB
WB
Adjusts the white balance to
achieve the optimum colors
for the amount of light in your
surroundings during recording.
the light source.
1) Hold a sheet of plain white paper in
front of the camcorder so that the
white paper fills the screen.
2) Keep touching OK until the B
indicator appears.
D FINE: When shooting outdoors on a sunny day.
E CLOUD: When shooting outdoors on a cloudy day.
F HALOGEN: When a video light or similar type of lighting is
used.
PHOTOMETRY AREA
Enables you to adjust the
brightness in the desired spot
when backlight compensation
does not work well.
w EFFECT
Enables you to record videos
or still images with special
effects.
6 [WHOLE SCREEN]: Brightness is adjusted automatically
for whole screen.
7 SPOT: Brightness for the specified spot is adjusted
automatically.
1 [OFF]: No effect is used.
J SEPIA: The image has a brownish tint like old still images.
K MONOTONE: The image becomes black and white like old
movies.
L CLASSIC FILM*: This effect skips frames to give images of
an old movie atmosphere.
M STROBE*: The image looks like a series of consecutive
snapshots.
* ! mode only.
t TELE MACRO
Enables you to shoot a
subject as large as possible
at a distance of approx. 50����
cm
(1.64 ft)�.
1 [OFF]: Deactivates the function.
0 ON: Activates the function.
NOTE
Set [TELE MACRO] to [OFF] if you will not take close-up still
images.
Non-close-up still images will be blurred if [TELE MACRO] is
set to [ON].
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Viewing Files on TV
Playback Operation
After the connection with TV is completed
1
Turn on the camcorder and the TV.
You can output videos from the AV connector.
2
Set the TV to its VIDEO mode.
LTo connect using the AV connector.
3
Connection with TV
Preparation:
•Turn off all units.
(Only when connecting the camcorder to
the VCR/DVD recorder)
Turn on the VCR/DVD recorder, and
set the VCR/DVD recorder to its AUX
input mode.
DC
Connector
4
Start playback on the camcorder.
(Z p. 24, 25)
LTo display the camcorder’s on-screen
USING
WITH TV
AC
Adapter
ENGLISH
This camcorder is designed to be used
with NTSC-type color television signals. It
cannot be used with a television of a different
standard.
display on TV
Set [DISPLAY ON TV] to [ON]. (Z p. 58)
AV Cable
AV
Connector
AV Input Connector
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EDITING/PRINTING
Managing Files
CAUTION
Do not remove the recording medium or
perform any other operation (such as turning
off the power) while accessing files. Also,
be sure to use the provided AC adapter, as
the data on the recording medium may be
corrupted if the battery becomes exhausted
during operation. If the data on the recording
medium becomes corrupted, format the
recording medium to use the medium again.
(Z p. 58)
Capturing a Still Image from a Video
You can capture the desired scene from a
recorded video, and store it as a still image.
Deleting Files
•Protected files cannot be deleted. To delete
them, release the protection first.
•Once files are deleted, they cannot be
restored. Check files before deleting.
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the playback mode.
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [DELETE].
VIDEO
$
UPLOAD SETTINGS
SEARCH
Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the playback mode.
Press SNAPSHOT when playback is
paused.
DELETE
v PLAYBACK PLAYLIST
DELETE RECORDED VIDEO
SET
QUIT
Deleting the Currently Displayed File
After performing steps 1-2
3
Select [CURRENT].
VIDEO DELETE
CURRENT
NOTE
FILE SELECT
DELETE ALL
Captured still images are stored at a
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resolution of 640 x 360 (if the video was
recorded in 16:9) or 640 x 480 (if the video
was recorded in 4:3). The image can be
elongated in the horizontal or vertical
directions depending on the quality of the
source video file.
The continuous shooting function cannot be
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used to capture images.
You cannot capture video during playback.
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DELETE ONE SCENE AT A TIME
SET
QUIT
4
Select [YES].
DELETE?
(REMAINING SCENES:0009)
YES
NO
SET
�
�
QUIT
You can select the previous or next file by
selecting { or }.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
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Deleting All Files
After performing steps 1-2 (Z p. 32)
After performing steps 1-2 (Z p. 32)
3
3
Select [FILE SELECT].
Select [DELETE ALL].
VIDEO DELETE
VIDEO DELETE
CURRENT
CURRENT
FILE SELECT
FILE SELECT
4
ENGLISH
Deleting Selected Files
DELETE ALL
DELETE ALL
SELECT AND DELETE SCENE
SET
DELETE ALL SCENES
SET
QUIT
Select the desired file and select *.
VIDEO DELETE
4
QUIT
Select [YES].
VIDEO DELETE
1/2
DELETE ALL?
(EXCEPT PROTECTED SCENE)
YES
NO
CHECK
QUIT
EXEC.
•The * mark appears on the file. To
select other files, repeat this step.
•To check the content of the file, select
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
EDITING
[CHECK].
5
6
SET
Select [EXEC].
Select [YES].
VIDEO DELETE
DELETE SELECTED SCENES?
YES
NO
SET
QUIT
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
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Managing Files (Continued)
Protecting Selected Files
Protecting Files
After performing steps 1-3
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the playback mode.
4
Select [FILE SELECT].
PROTECT/CANCEL
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [EDIT].
CURRENT
FILE SELECT
PROTECT ALL
CANCEL ALL
SELECT AND PROTECT SCENE
SET
QUIT
VIDEO
5
EDIT PLAYLIST
DUBBING PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
Select the desired file and select x.
VIDEO PROTECT
EDIT
1/2
CAN BE SET TO PREVENT COPY
SET
QUIT
3
Select [PROTECT/CANCEL].
CHECK
VIDEO
COPY
EDIT
PLAYLIST
SCENE
SELECT
MOVE
DUBBING
FOCUS PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK
MPG FILE
PROTECT/CANCEL
x BRIGHTNESS
ADJUST
EDIT
TRIMMING
•The x (protection) mark appears on the
file. To select other files, repeat this step.
•To check the content of the file, select
PROTECT VIDEO FROM DELETION
SET
QUIT
Protecting the Currently Displayed File
After performing steps 1-3
4
[CHECK].
6
7
Select [QUIT].
Select [YES].
VIDEO PROTECT
Select [CURRENT].
QUIT PROTECT?
PROTECT/CANCEL
YES
NO
CURRENT
FILE SELECT
PROTECT ALL
CANCEL ALL
SET
PROTECT EACH SCENE
SET
5
QUIT
QUIT
LTo release protection
Select the protected file in step 5.
Select [YES].
PROTECT?
YES
NO
SET
�
�
QUIT
You can select the previous or next file by
selecting { or }.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
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Viewing �����������������
File Information
After performing steps 1-3 (Z p. 34)
4
Select [PROTECT ALL].
PROTECT/CANCEL
CURRENT
FILE SELECT
PROTECT ALL
Preparation:
! mode:
Pause the playback. Otherwise, select the file
on the index screen.
# mode:
Play back the still image. Otherwise, select
the file on the index screen.
ENGLISH
Protecting All Files
CANCEL ALL
PROTECT ALL SCENES
SET
5
QUIT
Press INFO.
VIDEO PLAYBACK
DIRECT
DVD
Select [YES].
VIDEO PROTECT
PROTECT ALL?
YES
NO
SET
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
1) In step 4, select [CANCEL ALL].
2) Select [YES].
FILE
FOLDER
DATE/TIME
PB TIME
QUALITY
PROTECT
2/2
: MOV019.MOD
: PRG001
: NOV. 01.2009 04:55PM
: 0:10: 15
: ULTRA FINE
: OFF
•FILE:
File name
•FOLDER:
Folder name
•DATE/TIME:
Date and time of the recording
•PB TIME (! mode):
Playback time (length of the file)
•SIZE (# mode):
Image size
•QUALITY:
Video quality/Image quality (Z p. 56)
•PROTECT:
File protection status (Z p. 34)
EDITING
LTo release protection of all files
INFO
i
LTo turn off the file information display
Press INFO again.
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Managing Files (Continued)
Changing the Event Registration
6
Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the playback mode.
Select a new event.
To cancel the event registration, select
[CANCEL].
CHANGE EVENT REG.
SPORTS 1
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [EDIT].
SET
CANCEL
QUIT
Changing the Event of the Selected
Files
VIDEO
EDIT PLAYLIST
DUBBING PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
After performing steps 1-3
EDIT
CAN BE SET TO PREVENT COPY
SET
QUIT
3
4
Select [SET RANGE AND CHANGE].
CHANGE EVENT REG.
Select [CHANGE EVENT REG.].
CURRENT
SET RANGE AND CHANGE
VIDEO
MOVE
EDIT
PLAYLIST
SCENE
SELECT
DUBBING
PLAYBACK
x PROTECT/CANCEL
FOCUS
TRIMMING
PLAYBACK
MPG FILE
ADJUST BRIGHTNESS
CHANGE EVENT REG.
EDIT
CAN SET OR CHANGE THE EVENT
SET
QUIT
SELECT MULTIPLE SCENES
SET
5
QUIT
Select the first file of the range.
CHANGED(FROM HERE)
Changing the Event of the Currently
Displayed File
1/2
After performing steps 1-3
4
SET
QUIT
CHANGE EVENT REG.
SET RANGE AND CHANGE
6
Select the last file of the range.
SELECT SCENES ONE BY ONE
SET
QUIT
7
Select a new event.
CURRENT
5
CHECK
To preview scenes, select the file and
select [CHECK].
Select [CURRENT].
Select the file you want to register.
To cancel the event registration, select
[CANCEL].
CHANGE EVENT REG.
SPORTS 1
CHANGE EVENT?
YES
NO
SET
�
SET
�
CANCEL
QUIT
QUIT
You can select the previous or next file by
selecting { or }.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
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Select [SET] at the end point.
It is recommended to select [SET] after
the pause button is pressed.
You can select the necessary part of the
video and save it as a new video file.
J
Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the playback mode.
SET
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [EDIT].
TRIM (UNTIL HERE)
S
CANCEL
7
VIDEO
0 : 08 : 05
K
QUIT
Select [CAPTURE TRIMMED FILE].
SET
CAPTURE TRIMMED FILE
REDEFINE AREA
EDIT
CAN BE SET TO PREVENT COPY
SET
QUIT
S
0 : 12 : 05
SET
E
0 : 08 : 05
QUIT
To set the start/end point again, select
[REDEFINE AREA].
Select [TRIMMING].
VIDEO
8
When copying is finished, the copied file is
added to the index screen.
TO CAPTURE A PARTICULAR
SET
QUIT
9
Select the desired file.
TRIMMING
Select [YES].
EDITING
COPY
EDIT
PLAYLIST
SCENE
SELECT
DUBBING
PLAYBACK
FOCUS MOVE
x PROTECT/CANCEL
PLAYBACK
MPG FILE
ADJUST BRIGHTNESS
TRIMMING
EDIT
4
J
To cancel the start point setting, select
[CANCEL].
EDIT PLAYLIST
DUBBING PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
3
E
0 : 12 : 05
Q
ENGLISH
6
Trimming Files
Touch OK.
LTo quit the screen
1/2
Select [QUIT].
QUIT
SET
5
Select [SET] at the start point.
It is recommended to select [SET] after
the pause button is pressed.
J
SET
TRIM (FROM HERE)
S
E
0 : 12 : 05
Q
J
K
QUIT
Use these controls to
locate the start point.
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Playlists
It is a list that enables you to organize
recorded videos in order of preference.
5
Select the file to add to playlist.
NOV.01.2009
Preparation:
•Select ! mode.
•Select the playback mode.
FROM SCENE
TOTAL
00h10m
SELECT
Creating ����������
Playlists
CHECK
QUIT
To preview scenes, select the file and
select [CHECK].
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [EDIT PLAYLIST].
6
Select the insertion point.
NOV.01.2009
FROM SCENE
TOTAL
00h10m
VIDEO
UPLOAD SETTINGS
SEARCH
DVD1
v PLAYBACK PLAYLIST
SELECT SAVE
EDIT PLAYIST
3

QUIT
registered file, then select [CANCEL].
Select [NEW LIST].
EDIT PLAYLIST
NEW LIST
EDIT
DELETE
7
Select [SAVE].
8
Select [SAVE AND QUIT].
CREATE NEW ORIGINAL VIDEO
SET
QUIT
4
CHECK
• To add other files, repeat steps 5 and 6.
• To delete a registered scene, select the
TO CREATE PLAYLIST ORDER
SET
QUIT
QUIT PLAYLIST.
SAVE EDITED CONTENTS?
SAVE AND QUIT
DELETE AND QUIT
RETURN
Select an item and display files.
NEW LIST
SET
CREATE FROM SCENE
CREATE BY DATE
CREATE BY GROUP
CREATE BY EVENT
SELECT AND CREATE SCENE
SET
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
QUIT
•[CREATE FROM SCENE]:
Display all files individually.
•[CREATE BY DATE]:
Display all the files listed by recording
date.
•[CREATE BY GROUP]:
Display all files listed by group.
•[CREATE BY EVENT]:
Search for an event and display the
corresponding files listed by recording
date.
NOTE
•A maximum of 99 playlists can be created.
•If you delete the original files, the
corresponding files are also deleted from
the playlist.
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Other Operations of Playlists
You can perform additional editing and delete
files in a created playlist.
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [PLAYBACK PLAYLIST].
Adding/Deleting Files in Playlist
After performing steps 1-2 (Z p. 38)
VIDEO
$ DELETE
UPLOAD SETTINGS
SEARCH
v PLAYBACK PLAYLIST
PLAY BACK ORIGINAL VIDEO IN
SET
QUIT
3
ENGLISH
Playing Back Playlists
3
Select [EDIT].
4
Select the playlist you want to edit.
Select the playlist.
PLAYBACK PLAYLIST
To add or delete files, follow the steps 5 to
8. (Z p. 38)
01 NOV.01.2009 04:55PM
02 NOV.05.2009 07:55PM
03 NOV.05.2009 10:40AM
04 NOV.20.2009 02:03PM
05 DEC.28.2009 11:15AM
CHECK
Deleting Playlist
QUIT
Select [QUIT].
LTo play back from the desired scene
1) In step 3, select [CHECK]. (The index
screen for playlist appears.)
2) S
elect the desired scene.
After performing steps 1-2 (Z p. 38)
3
Select [DELETE].
4
Select a playlist you want to delete.
5
EDITING
LTo stop playback
Select L.
LTo quit the screen
Original files are not deleted even if you delete
the playlist.
To delete all playlists at once, select
[DELETE ALL].
When [DELETE PLAYLIST?] appears,
select [YES].
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COPYING
Copying Files
Types of Copying and Connectable Device
Copying/Moving Files
You can copy or move files between the Slot A
and Slot B of the SD cards.
! mode
# mode
DVD Burner
(CU-VD50/CU-VD3)
You can copy video files
recorded on this camcorder
onto DVD discs. (Z right
column)
VCR/DVD Recorder
You can dub video files
recorded on this camcorder
onto DVD discs. (Z p. 50)
Preparation:
•Select ! or # mode.
•Select the playback mode.
•Make sure that SD card is inserted in the
SD slot.
•Make sure that enough free space is left in
the copy/move destination medium.
1
Touch MENU.
2
Select [EDIT].
VIDEO
EDIT PLAYLIST
DUBBING PLAYBACK
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
PC
You can copy video/
still image files on this
camcorder onto your PC.
(Z p. 45 to 47)
EDIT
CAN BE SET TO PREVENT COPY
SET
QUIT
3
Select [COPY] or [MOVE].
VIDEO
EDIT
PLAYLIST
SCENE
SELECT
COPY
DUBBING
FOCUS PLAYBACK
MOVE
PLAYBACK MPG FILE
ADJUST
PROTECT/CANCEL
x BRIGHTNESS
EDIT
TRIMMING
NOTE
It is recommended to use the JVC DVD
burner (CU-VD50/CU-VD3). When using
CU-VD20 or CU-VD40, the recording time
may take approx. 2 times longer than the time
that is described in the instruction manual of
DVD burner.
COPY FILES BETWEEN
SET
QUIT
•[COPY]:
Files are copied to the destination
medium while leaving original files in the
source medium.
•[MOVE]:
Files are moved to the destination
medium while deleting original files in the
source medium.
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Select the direction.
[SLOT A  SLOT B] or [SLOT B 
SLOT A]
COPY VIDEO
SELECT COPY DIRECTION
SLOT A
SLOT B
SLOT B
SLOT A
QUIT
SET
5
Select the desired menu.
COPY VIDEO
Supported discs: 12cm DVD-R, DVD-RW
•Regarding DVD-R discs, only unused DVD-R
discs can be used. Regarding DVD-RW
discs, used DVD-RW discs can also be
used, but they need to be formatted before
recording. Formatting a disc deletes all
content recorded on the disc up until that
time.
•Dual-layer discs cannot be used.
Regarding finalization after copying
SELECT THE OBJECT
TO BE COPIED
COPY ALL
SELECT AND COPY
SET
Using a DVD Burner
QUIT
• [COPY ALL]/[MOVE ALL]:
The disc is automatically finalized so that
it can be played on other devices. After
finalizing, the disc is a play-only disc, so no
more files can be added.
Connection with a DVD Burner
Preparation:
Turn on the camcorder first, then turn on the
DVD burner.
DC
Connector
AC Adapter
To AC Outlet
USB Jack
COPYING
Select this to transfer all files in the
recording medium.
When the size of all files in the SLOT A is
larger than the free space of the SLOT B,
only the files that can be contained
in the free space will be copied.
• [SELECT AND COPY]/[SELECT AND
MOVE]:
Select when you want to transfer the
selected files.
1) Select the desired file, and touch OK.
The s mark appears on the file. To
select other files, repeat this step.
2) Select [EXEC].
6
ENGLISH
4
USB
Connector
Select [YES].
COPY VIDEO
COPY QUANTITY:0009
START COPY?
YES
NO
SET
QUIT
File transfer starts. When [COPYING
COMPLETED] / [MOVING COMPLETED]
appears, touch OK.
LTo quit the screen
1) S
elect [QUIT].
LTo stop the file transfer
DVD Burner
*USB Cable
NOTE
Refer also to the optional DVD burner’s
instruction manual.
*Use the USB cable that came with the DVD
burner.
1) S
elect [STOP].
2) When [QUIT?] appears, select [YES].
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Copying Files (Continued)
5
Backup All Files
Preparation:
•Connect the camcorder to the DVD burner.
•Select ! mode.
1
•The files are copied on the disc. When
[COMPLETED] appears, touch OK.
•When [INSERT NEXT DISC PRESS
[STOP] TO EXIT CREATE] appears,
change the disc. Remaining files are
copied on the second disc.
•To cancel copying, select [STOP].
Select [CREATE FROM ALL].
CREATE DVD
CREATE FROM ALL
Copying Video Files that Have Never
Been Copied
SELECT AND CREATE
CREATE DUPLICATE
PLAYBACK
COPY RECORDED VIDEOS
SET
2
Select [EXECUTE].
Files that have never been copied to the DVD
discs are automatically selected and copied.
Select the desired menu.
1
CREATE FROM ALL
ALL SCENES
Open the LCD monitor to turn on the
camcorder.
UNSAVED SCENES
2
COPY ALL VIDEOS TO DVD
SET
DIRECT
DVD
•[ALL SCENES]:
All files in the recording medium are
copied.
•[UNSAVED SCENES]:
Files that have never been copied to a
DVD disc are automatically selected and
copied.
3
Press DIRECT DVD.
INFO
3
Select [EXECUTE].
UNSAVED SCENES
READY TO CREATE
Select the desired disc number.
DVD-R
EXECUTE
RETURN
DVD CREATION LIST
ALL(TOTAL:3)
SET
SET
CHECK
QUIT
•If you select [ALL], all discs in the list are
created.
•To preview scenes, select [CHECK].
• mark shows that the disc is created
already.
4
Select [YES] or [NO].
QUIT
•The DVD disc begins to be created.
DVD1
DVD2
DVD3
•[YES]: Displays the thumbnails by group.
•[NO]: Displays the thumbnails by date.
When [COMPLETED] appears, touch
OK.
•When [INSERT NEXT DISC PRESS
[STOP] TO EXIT CREATE] appears,
change the disc. Remaining files are
copied on the second disc.
•To cancel the DVD creation, select
[STOP].
LTo quit the screen
1) Select [QUIT].
2) When [QUIT?] appears, select [YES].
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3
Select the desired disc number.
Preparation:
•Connect the camcorder to the DVD burner.
•Select ! mode.
1
DVD CREATION LIST
ALL(TOTAL:3)
DVD1
DVD2
DVD3
Select [SELECT AND CREATE].
SET
CREATE FROM ALL
SELECT AND CREATE
CREATE DUPLICATE
PLAYBACK
COPY PREFERRED VIDEOS
SET
Select the desired menu.
4
Select [YES] or [NO].
5
Select [EXECUTE].
SELECT AND CREATE
CREATE BY DATE
CREATE BY EVENT
CREATE BY PLAYLIST
SELECT FROM SCENES
COPY GROUPED VIDEOS BY
SET
•[CREATE BY DATE]:
QUIT
•[YES]: Displays the thumbnails by group.
•[NO]: Displays the thumbnails by date.
•The files are copied on the disc. When
[COMPLETED] appears, touch OK.
•When [INSERT NEXT DISC PRESS
[STOP] TO EXIT CREATE] appears,
change the disc. Remaining files are
copied on the second disc.
•To cancel copying, select [STOP].
LTo quit the screen
1) Select [QUIT].
2) When [QUIT?] appears, select [YES].
NOTE
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Files are sorted according to the date
on which they were recorded. Relevant
files are displayed in a list. Select the
recording date.
•[CREATE BY EVENT]:
Files are sorted according to event.
Relevant files are displayed in a list.
Select the event.
•[CREATE BY PLAYLIST]:
Select the desired playlist from the list
of playlists. The selected playlists are
displayed in a list.
1) S
elect the desired list.
2) S
elect the insertion point. To select
other lists, repeat this process.
3) S
elect [SAVE].
•[SELECT FROM SCENES]:
Select files individually.
1) S
elect the desired file. To select other
files, repeat this process.
2) S
elect [SAVE].
CHECK
•If you select [ALL], all discs in the list are
created.
•To preview scenes, select [CHECK].
• mark shows that the disc is created
already.
CREATE DVD
2
ENGLISH
Selecting Files for Backup
In case of [CREATE BY PLAYLIST], date/time
on the file information display shows the
date of copying the file, instead of the actual
recording date.
LTo duplicate a disc
The last creation date is displayed. (Up to
20 files)
1) In step 1, select [CREATE DUPLICATE].
2) Select the date and go to step 5.
LTo check whether the DVD disc was
created properly
In step 1, select [PLAYBACK].
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Copying Files (Continued)
LTo play back the created disc using the
camcorder
1) Connect the camcorder to the DVD
burner.
2) Turn on the camcorder first, then turn on
the DVD burner.
3) Select [PLAYBACK].
4) Select the desired folder.
5) Select the creation date of the disc.
6) Select the desired file. To return to the
previous screen, select @.
LDisc number
Disc number shows the number of DVD
discs you can create. The dubbing range
of each disc is automatically allocated,
presuming that all the files are to be
dubbed from the first one on the list. This
dubbing range cannot be changed.
E.g.) “DVD1” can contain two files,
“JAN.01.2009” and “JAN.15.2009”.
DVD1 JAN. 01. 2009
JAN. 15. 2009
DVD2 FEB. 01. 2009
FEB. 08. 2009
JAN. 10. 2009: file 1 and 2 were recorded.
File 2
JAN. 11. 2009: file 3 and 4 were recorded.
File 3
File 4
Create a DVD
Title
JAN.10.2009
1
Chapter
1
2
Load the created DVD on the DVD
player.
On the TV, select [DIGEST
PLAYBACK].*
1/2
NOV.01.2009 04:55PM
NOV.01.2009 06:24PM
NOV.03.2009 14:42PM
NOV.10.2009 02:23PM
NOV.27.2009 04:52PM
DEC.23.2009 11:15PM
DIGEST PLAYBACK
You can view the previous or next page by
selected £ / ¤.
* The screen does not appear on the
camcorder.
Each recording date becomes one title in
a created DVD and each file recorded in a
same day becomes one chapter in the title.
File 1
You can play back a few seconds from each
select scene of the recorded videos in the
created DVD.
Create a DVD using a DVD burner (CU-VD50/
CU-VD3).
09:05AM
09:15AM
09:05AM
09:15AM
LTitle and chapter of created DVD
File 1
Digest Playback
JAN. 11.2009
File 2
File 3
File 4
2
3
4
3
The digest is played back
continuously.
LTo normal playback / To the index menu
1) Press the top menu button on the
remote control of the DVD device during
the digest playback.
2) Select the desired item.
NOTE
“Digest Playback” menu is not available
when DVD is burned using the provided
MediaBrowser software.
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You can copy the data from the camcorder and
create a DVD using a PC.
Q Installing the software to the PC
Preparation:
Load the provided CD-ROM into the PC.
In Windows Vista, the auto play dialog box
appears.
1
ENGLISH
Creating a DVD using a PC
Click [Easy Installation].
System Requirements
Windows Vista
OS:
Windows Vista®
Home Basic (SP1)
Home Premium (SP1)
(32-bit, pre-installed)
CPU:
Either one of the following:
Intel® Pentium® 4, 1.6 GHz or higher
Intel® Pentium® M, 1.4 GHz or higher
Intel® Core™ Duo, 1.5 GHz or higher
Follow the on-screen instructions.
2
Click [Next].
3
Click [Finish].
•
•
•
RAM: At least 1 GB
Windows XP
Windows® XP
Home Edition (SP2/SP3)
Professional (SP2/SP3)
(pre-installed)
CPU:
Either one of the following:
Intel® Pentium® 4, 1.6 GHz or higher
Intel® Pentium® M, 1.4 GHz or higher
Intel® Core™ Duo, 1.5 GHz or higher
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OS:
•
•
•
RAM: At least 512 MB
Everio MediaBrowser icon is created on
the desktop.
LTo check the PC specification
Right-click on [Computer] (or [My
Computer]) in the [Start] menu and select
[Properties].
NOTE
•Make sure your PC has a recordable DVD
drive.
•If your system does not meet the
requirements, it is recommended to copy
files using the DVD burner. (Z p. 41)
•Macintosh users may use the software
included with their Macintosh (iMovie ’08,
iPhoto) to copy files to their computer.
LTo see the Instruction Guide for
Everio MediaBrowser
1) Double-click the icon of the Everio
MediaBrowser.
2) Click [Help], and click [MediaBrowser
Help].
Click
Click
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Copying Files (Continued)
R Making Backup on the PC
Preparation:
• Install the software to the PC.
• Make sure that enough free space is left in
the PC’s hardisk.
• Close the LCD monitor to turn off the
camcorder.
1
Open the LCD monitor to turn on the
camcorder.
2
Select [BACK UP].
USB MENU
CREATE DVD
UPLOAD
EXPORT TO LIBRARY
BACK-UP
DC
Connector
SAVE RECORDED VIDEO/STILL
SET
QUIT
AC Adapter
To AC Outlet
Everio MediaBrowser starts on the PC.
3
Click [All volume in camcorder] and
click [Next].
4
Click [Start].
USB Connector
USB Cable
Backup starts.
LTo disconnect the camcorder from the
USB Connector
PC
1)Right-click the icon (Safely Remove
Hardware) on the task bar and select
[Safely remove USB Mass Storage
Device].
2)Follow the on-screen instructions and
make sure that the device can be safely
removed.
3)Disconnect the USB cable and close the
LCD monitor.
NOTE
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5
Double-click the recording date.
You can make a user list of a certain subject
(such as Travel, Athletic meet) and put the files
related to the subject into the user list.
ENGLISH
S Making User Lists to Arrange the
Files
Preparation:
Make backup on the PC.
1
Double-click the icon and open the
calendar.
2
Select [Movies only].
The files recorded on the day are
displayed.
6
Drag the file and drop into the user
list.
To add other files into the user list, repeat
steps 5 and 6.
Click [+].
4
Input the name of the new user list
and click [OK].
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3
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Copying Files (Continued)
T Copying Files to a DVD
5
Click [Start].
Preparation:
Use a recordable DVD disc. (It is
recommended to use a DVD-R disc.)
1
Select the user list and click [Create
Disc].
NOTE
• For detail on operating Everio MediaBrowser,
click [Help] and refer to “MediaBrowser Help”.
®
Reader® must be installed to read
“MediaBrowser Help”. Adobe® Reader® can
be loaded from Adobe’s web site:
http://www.adobe.com
• For assistance in operating the provided
software, refer to the support information.
(Z p. 49)
• Adobe
2
Click [Select files individually] and
click [Next].
To add all the files onto DVD discs, click
[Select all files displayed], then go to step 4.
3
Drag the file, and drop into the part
at the bottom and click [Next].
4
Input the disc name, select the top
menu style and click [Next].
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X = number
Recording medium
Contains the still image folders.
[DCIM]
ENGLISH
Folder Structure and Extensions
[XXXJVCSO]
[MGR_INFO]
Contains the video file folders.
Management information* for the media as a whole
[PRGXXX]
[PRGXXX.PGI]
[MOVXXX.MOD]
[MOVXXX.MOI]
Management information*
Video file
Management information* for the video files
[SD_VIDEO]
[PRGXXX]
[EXTMOV]
Video file which management information is corrupted.
[MOV_XXX.MOD]
Contains management information files of event and/or DVD
creation information for the files taken with the camcorder.
[PRIVATE]
* Information such as the date and time of recording, recorded with the video file.
Customer Support Information
Use of this software is authorized according to the terms of the software licence.
JVC
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When contacting the nearest JVC office or agency in your country (refer to the JVC Worldwide Service
Network at http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/english/worldmap/index-e.html) about this software, please have
the following information ready.
•Product Name, Model, Problem, Error Message
•PC (Manufacturer, Model (Desktop/Laptop), CPU, OS, Memory (MB), Available Hard Disk Space (GB))
Please note that it may take some time to respond to your questions, depending on their subject matter.
JVC cannot answer questions regarding basic operation of your PC, or questions regarding specifications
or performance of the OS, other applications or drivers.
Pixela
Region
Language
Phone #
USA and Canada
English
+1-800-458-4029 (toll-free)
Europe (UK, Germany, France,
and Spain)
English/German/French/Spanish
+800-1532-4865 (toll-free)
Other Countries in Europe
English/German/French/Spanish/
Italian/Dutch
+44-1489-564-764
Asia (Philippines)
English
+63-2-438-0090
China
Chinese
+86-21-5385-3786
Homepage: http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/e/index.html
Please check our website for latest information and downloading.
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Copying Files (Continued)
Dubbing Files to a VCR/DVD Recorder
Preparation:
• Create a playlist.
• Turn off all units.
1
2
(analog dubbing)
DC Connector
3
AV
4
AC Adapter
AV Cable
Set the VCR/DVD recorder to its AUX
input mode.
Check that the images from the camcorder
are input correctly to the VCR/DVD
recorder.
LTo connect using the AV connectors
AV Connector
Open the LCD monitor to turn on the
camcorder.
Play back playlists on the camcorder.
1)Touch MENU.
2)Select [DUBBING PLAYBACK].
3)Select the desired playlist.
4)Select [YES]. (A black screen is
displayed for 5 seconds at the first and
the last scene.)
At the point you want to start
dubbing, start recording on the VCR/
DVD recorder.
Refer to the VCR/DVD recorder’s
instruction manual.
VCR/DVD Recorder
To AC Outlet
AV Connector
(Input)
LTo stop dubbing
Stop recording on the VCR/DVD recorder,
then press START/STOP again.
LTo hide the date or icons on the screen
Change the settings in [DISPLAY ON TV].
(Z p. 58)
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Using with a Portable Media Player
Changing the Export Setting
You can easily transfer videos recorded in
export mode to iTunes®. All the files with the
export setting turned on are transferred to
PC. For details on transferring, refer to the
operation guide of MediaBrowser in the
CD-ROM.
You can set the recorded videos to the export
setting.
Preparation:
• Select ! mode.
• Select the recording mode.
1
ENGLISH
Turning on the Export Mode
Preparation:
• Select ! mode.
• Select the playback mode.
Press EXPORT.
EXPORT
Press EXPORT twice.
EXPORT
ON
2
Select the file and select [
EXPORT TO
LIBRARY MODE
EXPORT SETTINGS
LIB.
LTo turn off the export mode
Press EXPORT twice.
LIB.
].
1/3
LIB.
CHECK
DONE
• To check the content of the file, select
[CHECK].
3
Select [DONE].
LTo quit the screen
1) Select [DONE].
2) Select [YES].
COPYING
LTo cancel the export setting
Select the file and press [LIB.] again.
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Using with a Portable Media Player (Continued)
Transferring the Files to PC
Preparation:
• Install iTunes® on a PC.
http://www.apple.com/itunes/
1
2
Connect the camcorder to the PC
with the USB cable.
Select [EXPORT TO LIBRARY].
USB MENU
CREATE DVD
UPLOAD
EXPORT TO LIBRARY
BACK UP
EASY VIDEO REGISTRATION
SET
QUIT
All the files with the export setting turned
on are transferred to PC.
LCannot export the file to iTunes®
• Refer to “Q&A”, “Latest Information”,
“Download Information”, etc. in [Click for
Latest Product Info] in the help of the
provided Everio MediaBrowser software.
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Uploading Files to Websites
You can upload the file to video sharing
websites (YouTube™) quickly after recording.
For more information on YouTube™, visit
YouTube™ website: http://www.youtube.com/
Preparation:
• Select ! mode.
• Select the recording mode.
Press UPLOAD twice.
UPLOAD
Upload Trimming
You can select the necessary part of the
video and save it as a new video file ready for
uploading.
ENGLISH
Turning on the Upload Mode
Preparation:
• Select ! mode.
• Select the playback mode.
1
2
Touch MENU.
Select [UPLOAD SETTINGS].
VIDEO
ON
$
UPLOAD REC
DELETE
UPLOAD SETTINGS
SEARCH
If you record a file with the upload mode
set on, the recording stops automatically
10 minutes after the recording is started.
The remaining time is displayed on the
LCD monitor.
v PLAYBACK PLAYLIST
SELECT SCENE FOR UPLOADING
SET
QUIT
3
Select the desired file.
UPLOAD SETTINGS
1/2
NOTE
The upload mode turns off each time
recording is finished.
SET
COPYING
4
QUIT
Select [SET] at the start point.
J
SET
TRIM (FROM HERE)
S
E
0 : 12 : 05
Q
5
J
K
QUIT
Select [SET] at the end point.
J
SET
TRIM (UNTIL HERE)
S
E
0 : 12 : 05
Q
CANCEL
J
0 : 08 : 05
K
QUIT
• The duration between the start point and
the end point cannot be longer than
10 minutes.
• To cancel the start point setting, select
[CANCEL].
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Uploading Files to Websites (Continued)
6
Select [CAPTURE TRIMMED FILE].
SET
For details on uploading files, refer to the
operation guide of MediaBrowser in the
CD-ROM.
CAPTURE TRIMMED FILE
REDEFINE AREA
S
0 : 12 : 05
SET
E
0 : 08 : 05
QUIT
To set the start/end point again, select
[REDEFINE AREA].
7
Uploading Files
Select [YES].
When copying is finished, the copied file is
added to the index screen.
1
2
Connect the camcorder to the PC
with the USB cable.
Select [UPLOAD].
USB MENU
PLAYBACK ON PC
CREATE DVD
UPLOAD
EXPORT TO LIBRARY
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
EASY UPLOAD TO VIDEO
SET
QUIT
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Cannot upload the file to YouTube™
• You need your YouTube™ account to
upload files to YouTube™. Create your
account.
• Refer to “Q&A”, “Latest Information”,
“Download Information”, etc. in [Click for
Latest Product Info] in the help of the
provided Everio MediaBrowser software.
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MENU SETTINGS
Changing the Menu Settings
Touch MENU.
2
Select the desired menu.
LTo return to the previous screen
Select @.
LTo quit the screen
Select [QUIT].
VIDEO
ENGLISH
1
REGISTER EVENT
n VIDEO QUALITY
B
q
0
@ ZOOM
DIS
@
IMAGE BLURRED NEED TO
SET
3
QUIT
Select the desired setting.
VIDEO
REGISTER EVENT
OFF
1QUALITY
n VIDEO
C
q
0
0 ON
@ ZOOM
DIS
SET
Mode
! #
@
QUIT
Menus
MANUAL SETTING
Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
See page 28. (In the manual recording mode only)
! # D LIGHT
See page 22.
!
See page 23.
REGISTER EVENT
[OFF] / 2SEC / 10SEC
z SELF-TIMER
recording when the set time
# Starts
elapses after the SNAPSHOT
button is pressed.
NOTE
•You can confirm the countdown on the camcorder
screen.
•It is recommended to attach the camcorder to a
8 SHUTTER MODE
still images
# Records
continuously while SNAPSHOT
button is pressed.
[RECORD ONE SHOT]: Records one still image
at a time.
CONTINUOUS SHOOTING:
Records still images continuously while
SNAPSHOT is pressed.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
tripod and use this function to prevent the vibration
after SNAPSHOT is pressed.
NOTE
•The interval between recording still images is
approx. 0.3 seconds.
•Continuous shooting may not work well depending
on the recording medium.
•The continuous shooting speed will drop if this
function is used repeatedly.
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Changing the Menu Settings (Continued)
Mode
Menus
n VIDEO QUALITY
!
Sets the video quality.
IMAGE QUALITY
# n
Sets the image quality.
Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
[ULTRA FINE] / FINE / NORMAL / ECONOMY
[FINE] / STANDARD
35X/OPTICAL / 40X/DYNAMIC* / [80X/DIGITAL] /
800X/DIGITAL
!
@ �����
ZOOM
Sets the maximum zoom ratio.
* Dynamic zoom
The combination of optical and digital zoom
technology offers higher zoom ratio than optical zoom
without reducing the quality.
NOTE
Optical zoom is used up to [35X/OPTICAL]. Digital
zoom is used from more than [35X/OPTICAL] up to
the selected zoom ratio.
OFF: Disables the function.
[ON]: Activates the function.
!
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DIS
Compensates for hand shake.
NOTE
•Complete stabilization may not be possible if hand
shake is excessive, or depending on the shooting
conditions.
•Switch off this mode when recording with the
camcorder on a tripod.
!mode
GAIN UP
! #
Makes the subject appear bright
automatically when you record in
dark places. However, the overall
color tones appear grayish.
OFF: Deactivates the function.
AGC: Electrically brightens the scene in dark place.
[AUTO]: Automatically brightens the scene when
it is dark. (Becomes brighter than [AGC]. The
motion of a subject may look unnatural if
recorded in some condition.)
#mode
OFF: Deactivates the function.
[AGC]: Electrically brightens the scene in dark place.
[16:9]: Records videos in 16:9 size.
4:3: Records videos in 4:3 size.
!
! SELECT ASPECT RATIO
Selects the aspect ratio for videos.
NOTE
•If the [VIDEO QUALITY] is set to [ECONOMY], you
cannot record in 16:9 size.
•If you want to copy the recorded videos onto DVD
discs, it is recommended not to mix 16:9 size
videos and 4:3 size videos.
!
o WIND CUT
Reduces noise caused by wind.
AUTO SWITCH REC MEDIA
!
Switches recording media
automatically from SLOT A to
SLOT B and vice versa after the
card in the selected slot is full.
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[OFF]: Deactivates the function.
ON: Activates the function.
OFF: Deactivates the function.
[ON]: Activates the function.
NOTE
The switching time of the SD cards requires
approximately 3 seconds. If there are many videos and
data in the SD card, it might take up to a few minutes to
perform the switch. No video is recorded during that time.
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ON-SCREEN DISPLAY
Displays indication modes on
LCD monitor.
DISPLAY SETTINGS
Select [ON-SCREEN DISPLAY] on Video Playback or Image
Playback Mode.
OFF / [DISPLAY ALL] / DISPLAY DATE ONLY / DISPLAY
DATE 5 SEC.
Select [DISPLAY SETTINGS], then select sub-menus.
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LANGUAGE
Sets the display language.
[ENGLISH]
See page 17.
: CLOCK ADJUST
See page 16
Sets the time.
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DATE DISPLAY STYLE
Sets the date and time display
format.
B MONITOR BRIGHT
Sets the brightness of the LCD
monitor.
C MONITOR BACKLIGHT
Enables you to adjust the
brightness of backlight on the
monitor.
DATE STYLE:
[month.day.year] / year.month.day / day.month.year
TIME:
24h / [12h]
Adjusts the brightness of the display by using the touch
sensor.
BRIGHTER: Brightens the backlight on the monitor regardless of
the surrounding conditions.
STANDARD: Select this when saving the battery life.
[AUTO]: The brightness will automatically be set to [BRIGHTER]
when using outdoors and to [STANDARD] when using
indoors (when using the battery pack).
Y BASIC SETTINGS
Select [BASIC SETTINGS], then select sub-menus.
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DEMO MODE
OFF: Deactivates the function.
[ON]: Activates the function.
( AUTO POWER OFF
If the camcorder is not
operated for 5 minutes while
the power is on, it turns itself
off automatically to conserve
power.
\ OPERATION SOUND
Turns on/off the operation
sound.
NOTE
•The demonstration only works when the AC adapter is
connected, not with the battery pack.
•If an SD card is in the camcorder, demonstration will not take
place even if this mode is set to [ON].
OFF: Disables the function.
[ON]: Activates the function.
To turn the camcorder on again, close the LCD monitor
and open it again when using the battery pack. When
using the AC adapter, perform any operation such as
zooming.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
Introduces special features
of the camcorder when there
is no operation for about
3 minutes during recording
mode.
ENGLISH
Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
Menus
OFF: Turns off the operation sound.
[ON]: The melody sounds when operations is performed.
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Changing the Menu Settings (Continued)
Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
Menus
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RECORD BUTTON
Enables the recording button
[REC] on the LCD monitor.
& QUICK RESTART
Enables the camcorder to start
up quickly when you turn off the
camcorder and then on again
within 5 minutes by closing and
opening the LCD monitor.
UPDATE
Updates and improves the
system software.
Z FACTORY PRESET
Returns all the camcorder
settings to their default values.
CONNECTION SETTINGS
% DISPLAY ON TV
Displays camcorder’s on-screen
display on a TV screen.
OFF: Deactivates the function.
[ON]: Activates the function.
OFF: Deactivates the function.
[ON]: If the LCD monitor is opened again within 5 minutes,
the camcorder starts quickly. The power consumption
used for the 5 minute period after the LCD monitor
is closed is approximately 1/3 of that used during
recording. This enables you to save more power than
leaving the power on.
YES: Performs this function.
[NO]: Cancels this function.
NOTE
Information about obtaining system update will be made
available on the JVC’s website.
YES: Performs this function.
[NO]: Returns to the menu screen without executing reset.
Select [CONNECTION SETTINGS], then select sub-menus.
[OFF]: Does not display on TV.
ON: Displays on TV.
VIDEO OUTPUT
Sets the aspect (16:9/4:3) to the
screen of the connected
television when outputting videos
from the AV connector.
4:3 / [16:9]
Menus
MEDIA SETTINGS
VIDEO SLOT SELECTION
Selects recording media for
video.
IMAGE SLOT SELECTION
Selects recording media for still
image.
, FORMAT SD CARD
You have to format newly
purchased SD cards with this
camera before using them.
This will also ensure stable
speeds and operation when
accessing the SD card.
Settings: [ ] = Factory-preset
Select [MEDIA SETTINGS], then select sub-menus.
[SLOT A] / SLOT B
[SLOT A] / SLOT B
[SLOT A] / SLOT B
[FILE]: Initializes all files in the SD card.
FILE + management no:
Initializes all files and management numbers in the
SD card.
NOTE
Be aware that all files and data including protected files will be
erased by the formatting process.
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FURTHER INFORMATION
Troubleshooting
The following phenomena are not
malfunctions.
•The camcorder heats up when it is used
for a long time.
•The battery heats up during charging.
•When playing back a video, the image
stops momentarily or the sound is
interrupted at junctions between scenes.
•LCD monitor momentarily become red or
black when sunlight is recorded.
•Black spots, or red, green, or blue spots
appear on the LCD monitor.
(The LCD monitor contains 99.99%
effective pixels, but 0.01% of fewer pixels
may be ineffective.)
Trouble
No power is supplied.
Power
After the low
temperature message
is displayed, the power
turns off when the
camcorder warms up.
The LCD monitor is
difficult to see.
Action
•Connect the AC adapter correctly.
•Recharge the battery pack.
•When the camcorder has warmed up after being cold, the
camcorder may switch itself off to check it is operating correctly.
Turn on the camcorder again to start using it.
•Fully charge the battery pack, run it down, and then recharge it
again.
•If the camcorder is used for long periods of time in high or low
temperatures, or if the battery pack is repeatedly charged, the
amount of remaining battery may not be displayed correctly.
•The LCD monitor may be difficult to see if used in bright areas such
as under direct sunlight.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
Display
The remaining battery
display is not correct.
ENGLISH
Before requesting service, consult the
following chart. If the solutions indicated in the
chart do not solve the problem, consult your
nearest JVC dealer or JVC service center for
instructions.
Refer also to the FAQ of new products on
JVC’s website.
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Troubleshooting (Continued)
Trouble
Recording cannot be
performed.
Action
•SD card is full. Delete unnecessary files or replace the SD card.
•Insert a commercially available SD card, and set each of the
Recording stops by
itself.
The recorded subject is
too dark.
The recorded subject is
too bright.
Recording
Digital zoom does not
work.
The focus is not
adjusted automatically.
[VIDEO SLOT SELECTION] and [IMAGE SLOT SELECTION] to
[SLOT A] or [SLOT B].
•Recording stops automatically after 12 hours of non-stop recording.
To ensure continuous recording, set [AUTO SWITCH REC MEDIA]
to [ON] before you start recording. (Z p. 56)
•Use backlight compensation.
•Set [GAIN UP] to [AGC] or [AUTO].
•Use [NIGHT] from scene select.
•Set the brightness to the [+] side.
•Set the backlight compensation to off if it is being used.
•Set the brightness to the [–] side.
•Change [ZOOM] to [80X/DIGITAL] or [800X/DIGITAL].
•Digital zoom is not available in the still image recording mode.
•Wipe the lens with lens cleaning cloth.
•If you are recording in a dark place or a subject that has no
contrast between dark and light, adjust the focus manually.
Set [WB] in [MANUAL SETTING] appropriately to the light source.
The color looks strange. •
Select [MWB] in [WB] while holding a sheet of plain white paper in
(Too bluish, too reddish, • front of the camcorder so that the white paper fills the screen. Keep
etc)
touching OK until the B indicator appears.
White balance setting
cannot be activated.
The continuous
shooting speed is slow.
Band of bright light
appears on the LCD
monitor.
•This cannot be used if [SEPIA] or [MONOTONE] are selected as
effects.
•Do not use [TWILIGHT] from scene select.
•The continuous shooting speed will drop after continuous shots.
•Continuous shooting speed may drop depending on the recording
media or under certain recording conditions.
•This occurs when there is a bright light source near the camcorder.
This is not a malfunction. Change the direction of the camcorder to
prevent the light source comes into view.
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Action
•Sometimes playback is interrupted at the connecting section
between two scenes. This is not a malfunction.
•Select [PLAYBACK MPG FILE] then search the video on the index
Playback
Cannot find a recorded
video/image.
Some functions cannot
be used when playing
back a backup DVD
through a DVD burner
connected to the
camcorder.
ENGLISH
Trouble
Sound or video are
interrupted.
screen.
(Video files that have damaged management information can be
played back.)
•Cancel group display and date search functions.
•Change the setting in [VIDEO SLOT SELECTION] or [IMAGE
SLOT SELECTION]. (Files on other media are not displayed.)
•Slide the mode switch to select the desired mode (! or #).
•The following functions cannot be used for a backup DVD.
When playing back video
- Search index by date
- Playback effects
When playing back still image
- Playback effects
FURTHER
INFORMATION
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Troubleshooting (Continued)
Trouble
Action
Other problems
The camcorder
operates slowly when
switching between
video mode and still
image mode, or when
switching the power on
or off.
•If there are many files (such as video) in the camcorder, it takes
time for the camcorder to respond. It is recommended that you
copy all files from the camcorder onto your computer, and erase
the files from the camcorder.
The lamp does not
flash during battery
pack charging.
•Check the remaining battery pack charge.
(When the battery pack is fully charged, the lamp does not flash.)
•When recharging in either a hot or cold environment, ensure that
Cannot upload the file
to YouTube™.
•You need your YouTube™ account to upload files to YouTube™.
Create your account.
•Refer to “Q&A”, “Latest Information”, “Download Information”, etc.
battery is being charged within the permitted temperature range.
(If the battery pack is being recharged outside the permitted
temperature range, recharging may stop to protect the battery
pack.)
in [Click for Latest Product Info] in the help of the provided Everio
MediaBrowser software.
Cannot export the file
to iTunes®.
•Refer to “Q&A”, “Latest Information”, “Download Information”, etc.
in [Click for Latest Product Info] in the help of the provided Everio
MediaBrowser software.
LTo reset the camcorder when it does not operate normally
! Close the LCD monitor and remove the power supply (battery pack or AC adapter) from
the camcorder, then reattach it.
# Execute [FACTORY PRESET]. (Z p. 58)
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Warning Indications
SET DATE/TIME!
COMMUNICATING ERROR
NOT FORMATTED
FORMAT ERROR!
DATA DELETION ERROR
MEMORY CARD ERROR!
Action
•Set the clock. If the message still appears after setting the clock,
the battery for the clock has been depleted. Consult your nearest
JVC dealer.
ENGLISH
Indication
•Be sure to use JVC battery packs.
•Select [OK] and select [YES] to perform formatting.
•Check the operating procedure, and perform once again.
•Turn off the camcorder, and turn it on again.
•Turn off the camcorder, and turn it on again.
•Remove and re-insert the SD card. (MultiMediaCard cannot be
used.)
•Remove any dirt from the SD card terminals.
•Insert the SD card before switching the power on.
•If the problem persists, backup all data, and then perform
formatting. (All data is deleted).
CANNOT TAKE MORE STILL
IMAGES AT THE MOMENT
•Stop video recording, and then record a still image. (If an SD
card is removed or inserted during video recording, a still image
cannot be recorded.)
•Insert a new or formatted SD card. Set [VIDEO SLOT
RECORDING CANCELLED
RECORDING FAILURE
USE AC ADAPTER
SELECTION] to different slot, then record to an SD card in
[SLOT A] or [SLOT B].
•Turn off the camcorder and turn it on again.
•Turn off the camcorder, and turn it on again.
•Use the AC Adapter as power supply.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
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Warning Indications (Continued)
Indication
VIDEO MANAGEMENT FILE
IS DAMAGED, RECOVERY IS
REQUIRED TO RECORD/
PLAYBACK, RECOVER?
UNSUPPORTED FILE!
THIS FILE IS PROTECTED
INSUFFICIENT SPACE
NUMBER OF FOLDERS
OVERFLOW
UPPER LIMIT OF
RECORDABLE NUMBER OF
FOLDERS/FILES HAS BEEN
REACHED
Action
•Select [OK] to restore.
•Use files recorded with the camcorder. (Files recorded with other
device may not be played back.)
•Switch off the [PROTECT/CANCEL] function in the MENU.
•Delete files. Move files to a PC or other device.
•Replace the SD card with a new one.
•Replace the backup destination with another disc.
•Move the files or folder to a PC or other device, and then format
the SD card.
•Select [FILE + MANAGEMENT NO] in [FORMAT SD CARD].
SCENE QUANTITY
LIMIT EXCEEDED
PLAYLIST QUANTITY
EXCEEDS LIMIT
NO REGISTERED SCENES
IN PLAYLIST
SOME OF SCENES MAY NOT
BE PLAYED BACK
POWER IS OFF, OR USB
DEVICE IS UNSUPPORTED
•When creating a DVD, reduce the number of playlists to be saved.
•Reduce the number of the playlist to 99 files or less.
•Delete the playlist, and then create a new one.
•Turn on the power of the connected USB device.
•Connect the AC adapter to the DVD burner.
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Action
•Replace the disc of the DVD burner with another disc.
(A DVD-RW disc can be initialized.)
FINALIZATION FAILED
•Replace the disc of the DVD burner with another disc.
NO FILES
•Slide the mode switch to select the desired mode (! or #).
ENGLISH
Indication
DVD-RW DISC HAS BEEN
ALREADY USED
Cleaning
Before cleaning, turn off the camcorder and remove the battery pack and AC adapter.
LTo clean the camcorder
Wipe the camcorder gently with a soft cloth. If the camcorder is particularly dirty, dip the cloth
into diluted mild soap and wring it out well. After wiping with the wet cloth, wipe again with a
dry cloth.
LTo clean the LCD monitor
Wipe the LCD monitor gently with a soft cloth. Be careful not to damage the LCD monitor.
LTo clean the lens
Wipe the lens gently with lens cleaning cloth.
NOTE
•Avoid using strong cleaning agents such as benzine or alcohol.
•Mold may form if the lens is left dirty.
•When using a cleaner or chemically treated cloth, refer to the cautions for each product.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
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Specifications
LGeneral
Power supply
DC 11 V (Using AC adapter)
DC 7.2 V (Using battery pack)
Power consumption
Approx. 1.8 W*
* When the LED light is off and the monitor
backlight is set to [STANDARD] mode.
Rated Current Consumption: 1A
Dimensions (W x H x D)
LAC adapter
Power requirement
AC 110 V to 240 Vd, 50 Hz/60 Hz
Output
DC 11 V
,1A
§
LStill image
Format
JPEG
Image size
1 mode:
832 x 624
2 modes: FINE/STANDARD
54.5 mm x 65 mm x 112.5 mm
(2-1/8" x 2-9/16" x 4-7/16")
Image quality
Approx. 240 g (0.54 lbs)
Approx. 290 g (0.64 lbs) (incl.
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battery pack
and grip belt)
LVideo
0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Recording/Playback format
Weight
Operating temperature
Storage temperature
–20°C to 50°C (–4°F to 122°F)
Operating humidity
35% to 80%
LCamera/LCD monitor
Pickup
1/6" (800,000 pixels) progressive CCD
Lens
F 1.8 to 4.0, f = 2.2 mm to 77.0 mm,
35:1 power zoom lens
Filter diameter
ø30.5 mm
LCD monitor
2.7" diagonally measured,
LCD panel/TFT active matrix system
Signal format
NTSC standard
Video: Audio: MPEG-2
Dolby Digital (2 ch)
Recording mode (video)
ULTRA FINE: 720 x 480 pixels, 8.5 Mbps (VBR)
FINE: 720 x 480 pixels,5.5 Mbps (VBR)
NORMAL: 720 x 480 pixels,4.2 Mbps (VBR)
ECONOMY: 352 x 240 pixels,1.5 Mbps (VBR)
Recording mode (audio)
ULTRA FINE:48 kHz, 384 kbps
FINE: 48 kHz, 384 kbps
NORMAL: 48 kHz, 256 kbps
ECONOMY: 48 kHz, 128 kbps
Design and specifications subject to change
without notice.
LED Light
Within 1.5 m (4.9 ft)
(recommended shooting distance)
LConnectors
AV output
Video output: 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω
Audio output: 300 mV (rms), 1 kΩ
USB
Mini USB type A and type B,
USB 2.0 compliant
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hr: hour/min: minute
Recording
medium
SD or SDHC Card
256 MB
Quality
512 MB
1 GB
2 GB
ULTRA FINE
3 min.
6 min.
14 min.
29 min.
FINE
5 min.
10 min.
21 min.
43 min.
NORMAL
6 min.
13 min.
29 min.
1 hr.
ECONOMY
18 min.
36 min.
1 hr.
20 min.
2 hr.
30 min.
4 GB
1 hr.
1 hr.
20 min.
1 hr.
50 min.
5 hr.
8 GB
16 GB
32 GB
1 hr.
50 min.
2 hr.
50 min.
3 hr.
45 min.
9 hr.
55 min.
3 hr.
45 min.
5 hr.
40 min.
7 hr.
30 min.
7 hr.
30 min.
11 hr.
20 min.
20 hr.
40 hr.
ENGLISH
Approximate recording time (for video)
15 hr
Approximate number of storable images (for still image)
Mode
#
16:9
!
SD & SDHC Card
256 MB
512 MB
1 GB
2 GB
4 GB
8 GB
16 GB
32 GB
832 x 624 / FINE
970
1950
3950
7590
9999
9999
9999
9999
832 x 624 / STANDARD
1450
2920
5930
9999
9999
9999
9999
9999
640 x 480 / FINE
1450
2920
5930
9999
9999
9999
9999
9999
640 x 480 / STANDARD
2080
4180
8480
9999
9999
9999
9999
9999
640 x 360 / FINE
1820
3660
7420
9999
9999
9999
9999
9999
640 x 360 / STANDARD
2420
4880
9890
9999
9999
9999
9999
9999
Image size/Quality
4:3
!
Recording medium
The recordable time and the number of still images are approximate and may differ depending
on the recording environment, the condition of the SD card, or the remaining battery power.
Required charging/recording time (approx.)
Battery pack
hr: hour/m: minute
Recording time
1 hr. 50 m
2 hr. 45 m*
BN-VF815U
2 hr. 40 m
5 hr. 25 m*
BN-VF823U
3 hr. 40 m
8 hr. 10 m*
* When the LED light is off and the monitor backlight is set to [STANDARD] mode.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
Charging time
BN-VF808U
(Provided)
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Cautions
ATTENTION:
The battery you
have purchased is
recyclable. Please call
1-800-8-BATTERY for
information on how to
recycle this battery.
AC Adapter
When using the AC adapter in areas other
than the USA
The provided AC adapter features automatic
voltage selection in the AC range from 110 V to
240 V.
USING HOUSEHOLD AC PLUG ADAPTER
In case of connecting the unit’s power cord to
an AC wall outlet other than American National
Standard C73 series type use an AC plug
adapter, called a “Siemens Plug”, as shown.
For this AC plug adapter, consult your nearest
JVC dealer.
Plug Adapter
Recording Medium (SD Card)
• Be sure to follow the guidelines below
to prevent corruption or damage to your
recorded data.
•Do not bend or drop the recording medium, or
subject it to strong pressure, jolts or vibrations.
•Do not splash the recording medium with water.
•Do not use, replace, or store the recording
Battery Pack
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.
Terminals
...do not short-circuit the terminals. Keep it away
from metallic objects when not in use. When
transporting, make sure the provided battery
cap is attached to the battery. If the battery
cap is misplaced, carry the battery in a plastic
bag.
...do not modify or disassemble.
...do not expose the battery to temperatures
exceeding 60°C, as this may cause the battery
to overheat, explode or catch fire.
...use only specified chargers.
To prevent damage and prolong service life
...do not subject to unnecessary shock.
...charge within the temperature range of 10°C
to 35°C (50°F to 95°F). This is a chemical
reaction type battery — 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 and then fully discharge the
battery every 6 months when storing the
battery pack over a long period time.
...remove from charger or powered unit when
not in use, as some machines use current
even when switched off.
medium 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 adapter during shooting,
playback, or when otherwise accessing the
recording medium.
•Do not bring the recording medium near objects
that have a strong magnetic field or that emit
strong electromagnetic waves.
•Do not store the recording medium in locations
with high temperature or high humidity.
•Do not touch the metal parts.
LCD Monitor
• To prevent damage to the LCD monitor, DO
NOT
...push it strongly or apply any shocks.
...place the camcorder with LCD monitor on the
bottom.
• To prolong service life
...avoid rubbing it with coarse cloth.
•
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• For safety, DO NOT
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
Canadian ICES-003.
Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est
conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada.
FURTHER
INFORMATION
...open the camcorder’s chassis.
...disassemble or modify the unit.
...allow inflammables, water or metallic objects
to enter the unit.
...remove the battery pack or disconnect the
power supply while the power is on.
...leave the battery pack attached when the
camcorder is not in use.
...place naked flame sources, such as lighted
candles, on the apparatus.
...expose the apparatus to dripping or splashing.
... leave dust or metal objects adhered to the
power plug or an AC wall outlet.
... insert any objects in the camcorder.
• Avoid using the unit
...in places subject to excessive humidity or dust.
...in places subject to soot or steam such as
near a cooking stove.
...near appliances generating strong magnetic
or electric fields (speakers, broadcasting
antennas, etc.).
... in places subject to extremely high (over 40°C
or 104°F) or extremely low (under 0°C or 32°F)
temperatures.
• DO NOT leave the unit
...in places of over 50°C (122°F).
...in places where humidity is extremely low
(below 35%) or extremely high (above 80%).
...in direct sunlight.
...in a closed car in summer.
...near a heater.
...in high places such as on a TV. Leaving the
unit in high places while a cable is connected
may result in a malfunction if the cable is
caught and the unit falls onto the floor.
...place the camcorder in dusty or sandy areas,
such as on a beach.
• To protect the unit, DO NOT
...allow it to become wet.
...drop the unit or strike it against hard objects.
...subject it to shock or excessive vibration
during transportation.
...keep the lens directed at extremely bright
objects for long periods.
...expose the lens to direct sunlight.
...swing it excessively when using the hand
strap.
...swing the soft camcorder case excessively
when the camcorder is inside it.
• To prevent the unit from dropping,
Changes or modifications not approved
by JVC could void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment. This equipment has
been tested and found to comply with the
limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant
to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are
designed to provide reasonable protection
against harmful interference in a residential
installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if
not installed and used in accordance with the
instructions, may cause harmful interference
to radio communications. However, there is
no guarantee that interference will not occur
in a particular installation. If this equipment
does cause harmful interference to radio or
television reception, which can be determined
by turning the equipment off and on, the
user is encouraged to try to correct the
interference by one or more of the following
measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving
antenna. Increase the separation between the
equipment and receiver.
Connect the equipment into an outlet on a
circuit different from that to which the receiver
is connected.
Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
ENGLISH
Main Unit
•Fasten the grip belt securely.
•When using the camcorder with a tripod, attach
the camcorder to the tripod securely.
If the camcorder drops, you may be injured
and the camcorder may be damaged.
When a child uses the unit, there must be
parental guidance.
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JVC Software Licence Agreement
JVC SOFTWARE LICENCE AGREEMENT
IMPORTANT
TO CUSTOMERS: PLEASE MAKE SURE TO
READ THIS CAREFULLY BEFORE INSTALLING
OR USING THE SOFTWARE PROGRAM
NAMED “DIGITAL PHOTO NAVIGATOR”
(“Program”) ON YOUR PC.
The right to use the Program is granted by Victor
Company of Japan, Limited (“JVC”) to You only
on the condition that You agree to the following.
Should You not agree to the terms hereof, You
may not install or use the Program. HOWEVER,
INSTALLING OR USING THE PROGRAM
INDICATES YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE
TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
1 COPYRIGHT; OWNERSHIP
You acknowledge that all copyrights and other
intellectual property rights in the Program are
owned by JVC and its licensor, and remain
vested in JVC and such licensor. The Program is
protected under the copyright law of Japan and
other countries, and related Conventions.
2 GRANT OF LICENCE
(1) Subject to the conditions of this Agreement,
JVC grants to You a non-exclusive right to
use the Program. You may install and use the
Program on a HDD or other storage devices
incorporated in Your PC.
(2) You may make one (1) copy of the Program
solely for your personal backup or archival
purposes.
3 RESTRICTION ON THE PROGRAM
(1) You may not reverse engineer, decompile,
disassemble, revise or modify the Program,
except to the extent that expressly permitted
by applicable law.
(2) You may not copy or use the Program, in
whole or in part, other than as expressly
specified in this Agreement.
(3) You have no right to grant a licence to use
the Program, and may not distribute, rent,
lease or transfer the Program to any third
party or otherwise let them use the Program.
4 LIMITED WARRANTY
JVC warrants that any media in which the
Program is embodied are free from any defects
in materials and workmanship for a period of
thirty (30) days from the date of Your purchasing
any our products accompanying the Program.
JVC’s entire liability and your exclusive remedy
in connection with the Program shall be
replacement of such defective media. EXCEPT
FOR THE EXPRESS WARRANTIES STATED
HEREIN AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY
APPLICABLE LAW, JVC AND ITS LICENSORS
DISCLAIM ANY OTHER WARRANTIES, EITHER
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NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES
OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR
A PARTICULAR PURPOSE IN REGARD TO
THE PROGRAM AND THE ACCOMPANYING
PRINTED MATERIALS. SHOULD THERE BE
ANY PROBLEM ARISING FROM OR CAUSED
BY THE PROGRAM, YOU SHOULD SETTLE
ALL SUCH PROBLEM AT YOUR OWN COST
AND EXPENSE.
5 LIMITED LIABILITY
TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE
LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL JVC AND ITS
LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT,
SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL
DAMAGES WHATSOEVER, REGARDLESS
OF THE FORM OF ACTION WHETHER IN
CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE ARISING
OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE
OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE PROGRAM,
EVEN IF JVC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU
WILL INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS
JVC FROM ANY LOSS, LIABILITY OR
COST ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY
CONNECTED TO CLAIMS FROM ANY THIRD
PARTY RELATING TO THE USE OF THE
PROGRAM.
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This Agreement will become effective on the date
when You install and use the Program on Your
machine, and continue to be in effect until the
termination under the following provision.
Should You breach any provision of this
Agreement, JVC may terminate this Agreement
without giving any notice to You. In this event,
JVC may claim against You for any damages
caused by Your breach. Should this Agreement
be terminated, You must immediately destroy the
Program stored in Your machine (including the
erasing from any memory in Your PC), and no
longer own such Program.
7 EXPORT CONTROL
You agree that You will not ship, transfer or
export the Program or underlying information
and technology to any countries to which Japan
and other relevant countries have initiated an
embargo on such goods.
8 U.S. GOVERNMENT USER
If You are an agency of the United States of
America (the “Government”), You acknowledge
JVC’s representation that the Program is
a “Commercial Item” as defined in Federal
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 2.101 (g)
consisting unpublished “Commercial Computer
Software” as those items are used at FAR part
12.212 and is only licenced to You with the same
use rights JVC grants all commercial end users
pursuant to the terms of this Agreement.
9 GENERAL
CAUTIONS:
•Operate this equipment according to the
operating procedures described in this manual.
•Use only the provided CD-ROM. Never use any
other CD-ROM to run this software.
•Do not attempt to modify this software.
•Changes or modifications not approved by
JVC could void user’s authority to operate the
equipment.
How to handle a CD-ROM
•Take care not to soil or scratch the mirror
surface (opposite to the printed surface). Do
not write anything or put a sticker on either
the front or back surface. If the CD-ROM
gets dirty, gently wipe it with a soft cloth
outward from the center hole.
•Do not use conventional disc cleaners or
cleaning spray.
•Do not bend the CD-ROM or touch its mirror
surface.
•Do not store your CD-ROM in a dusty, hot or
humid environment. Keep it away from direct
sunlight.
You can find the latest information (in
English) on the provided software program at
our world wide web server at
http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/english/global-e.html
FURTHER
INFORMATION
(1) No modification, change, addition, deletion
or other alternation of or to this Agreement
will be valid unless reduced to writing and
signed by an authorized representative of
JVC.
(2) If any part of this Agreement is held
invalid by or in conflict with any law having
jurisdiction over this Agreement, the
remaining provisions will remain in full force
and effect.
NOTE
If You acquired the Program in Germany, the
provisions of Sections 4 (Limited Warranty)
and 5 (Limited Liability) provided above will be
replaced with those of the German version of this
Agreement.
ENGLISH
6 TERM
(3) This Agreement shall be governed by and
interpreted under the laws of Japan. The
Tokyo District Court has jurisdiction over all
disputes which may arise with respect to the
execution, interpretation and performance of
this Agreement.
Victor Company of Japan, Limited
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Terms
A AC Adapter .................................................. 16, 68
M Manual Recording . ............................................ 28
B Backlight Compensation .................................... 28
N Number of Images ............................................. 67
O On-screen Recording Control ............................ 20
Adjust Brightness . ............................................. 29
Auto Power Off . ................................................. 57
AV Connection.............................................. 31, 50
Battery Pack ................................................ 16, 68
C CD-ROM................................................. 11, 45, 71
Clock Adjust . ..................................................... 16
Copying Files ..................................................... 40
D Date/Time Setting .......................................... 5, 16
Date Display Style ............................................. 57
Daylight Saving Time.......................................... 17
Deleting Files ..................................................... 32
Demo Mode ....................................................... 57
Digest Playback............................................ 24, 44
Digital Image Stabilizer (DIS) . ........................... 56
Display on TV . ................................................... 58
Dubbing Playback............................................... 50
DVD Backup ............................................... 42 - 44
DVD Burner......................................................... 41
E Effect ................................................................. 30
Menu Settings . .................................................. 55
Monitor Backlight ............................................... 57
Monitor Bright..................................................... 57
P Photometry Area . .............................................. 30
Playlists . ............................................................ 38
Portable Media Player . ...................................... 51
Protecting Files .................................................. 34
Q Quick Restart ..................................................... 58
Record Button . .................................................. 58
Recording Medium . ..................................... 58, 68
Remaining Battery Power .................................. 22
Remaining Recording Time ............................... 23
S Scene Select ..................................................... 29
SD Card ............................................................. 19
Select Aspect Ratio............................................ 56
Self-Timer .......................................................... 55
Shutter Mode...................................................... 55
Shutter Speed . .................................................. 29
Speaker Volume.................................................. 24
F Factory Preset ................................................... 58
File Information .................................................. 35
File Search.................................................... 26, 27
Date Index Screen
Event Screen
Group Index Screen
Finalize............................................................... 41
Focus ................................................................. 29
Format SD card ................................................. 58
Quick Review................................................ 20, 21
R Recordable Time ............................................... 67
Event Registration ............................................. 23
Export to Library Mode....................................... 51
On-screen Zoom Control.................................... 22
Operation Sound ............................................... 57
T Tele Macro . ....................................................... 30
Trimming Files ................................................... 37
U Updating Software.............................................. 58
Uploading Files .................................................. 54
USB Cable.................................................... 41, 46
G Gain Up ............................................................. 56
I Image Quality .................................................... 56
V Video Output . .................................................... 58
L Language Setting .............................................. 17
WWhite Balance (WB) .......................................... 30
iTunes................................................................. 52
LCD Monitor ................................................ 14, 68
LED Light ........................................................... 22
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Video Quality...................................................... 56
Viewing Files on TV............................................ 31
Wind Cut ............................................................ 56
Y YouTube ............................................................ 53
Z Zoom ........................................................... 22, 56
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