Panasonic
Digital Palmcol'dcP ®
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Digital Video Camcorder
Operating
Model No.
Instructions
PV-DV103
Before attempting to connect, operate or adjust this product, please read these
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instructions thoroughly.
Spanish Quick Use Guide is included.
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Guia para rdpida consult_ en _spa_ol
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Thank you for choosing Panasonic!
You have purchased one of the most
sophisticated and reliable products on the
market today. Used properly, we're sure it
will bring you and your family years of
enjoyment. Please take time to fill in the
information below. The serial number is on
the tag _ocated on the underside of your
Palmcorder. Be sure to retain this manual
as your convenient Pa_mcorder information
Date of Purchase
Dealer Purchased From
Dealer Address
Dealer Phone No,
Model No.
Serial No.
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source.
WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD,
DO NOT EXPOSE THIS EQUIPMENT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Your M_,,]]_,Pa]mcorder is designed to record and play back in Standard Play (SP) mode
and Long (LP) mode.
It is recommended that only cassette tapes that have been tested and inspected for use in
VCR machines with the M,,,]]_-v
mark be used.
Th}s symbol warns the user
voltage within the unit may have sufficient
magnitude to cause electdc shock.
Therefore, it is dangerous to make any kind
O_co{_tact w_th ar_y inside part of this _it.
DO NOT OPEN
This symbol alerts the user that important
literature 0oncerning the operation and
maintenance of this unit ha_ been included.
Therefore, it should be read carefully in order
to avoid any problems.
The above
markings
are located
on the appliance
bottom
cover.
Declaration of Conformity
Model Number:
PV-DV103
Trade Name :
Panasonic
Responsibility Parfy : Matsushita Electric Corporation of America
Address :
One Panasonic Way Secaucus New Jersey 07094
Telephone Number : 1-800-21f-PANA(7262)
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the
following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause hamqfu] interference, and
(2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that
may cause undesired operation.
Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with Part 15 of the FCC
Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference when operated in a residential environment.
If this equipment does cause interference to radio or television reception, which can be
determined by turning the equipment off and on, use the equipment in another location
and/or utilize an electrical outlet different from that used by the receiver.
If necessary, consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. You may
find the booklet, 'Something About Interference' available from FCC local regional offices
helpful.
FOG Warning: To assure continued FCC compliance, use only the provided shielded
interface cable when connecting digital video camcorder to computer in
accordance with instruction herein. Also, any unauthorized changes or
modifications to this equipment would void the user's authority to operate.
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1. Read tilstructions -- All the safety and operating
instructions should be read before the unit is
operated.
2.
Retain Instructions -- The safety and operating
instructions should be retained for future reference.
3.
Heed Warnings -- AII warnings on the unit and in the
operating instructions should be adhered to.
4.
Fotlow Instructions -- All operating and maintenance
instructions should be followed.
5. Cleaning -- Unplug this video unit from the wall outlet
before cleaning. DO not use liquid or aerosol
cleaners. Use a dry cloth for cleaning.
6. Attachments -- DO not use attachments not
recommended by the video product manufacturer as
they may be hazardous.
7. Water and Moisture -- DO not use this video unit near
water -- for example near a bath tub, wash bowl,
kitchen sink, or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or
near a swimming pool, and the like.
8. Accessories -- DO not place this video unit on an
unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The
video unit may fall, causing serious injury to a child or
adult, and serious damage to the unit. Use only with
a cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table recommended
by the manufacturer, or sold with the video unit. Any
mounting of the unit should follow the manufactureCs
instructions and should use a
recommended by the
manufacturer.
An appliance and
carf combination should be moved
with
care. accessory
Quick stops, excessive
mounting
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force, and uneven surfaces may
cause the appliance and cart
combination to overturn.
11. Grounding or Polarization -- This video unit may be
equipped with either a polarized 2*wire AC
(Alternating Current) line pIug (a plug having one
blade wider than the other) or 3-wire grounding type
plug, a plug having a third (grounding) pin.
The 2*wire polarized plug will fit into the power outlet
only one way. This is a safety feature. If you are
unable to insert the plug fully into the outlet, try
reversing the plug. If the plug still fails to fit, contact
your electrician to replace your obsolete outlet. DO
not defeat the safety purpose of the polarized plug.
The 3-wire grounding type plug will fit into a
grounding type power outlet. This is a safety feature.
If you are unable to insert the plug into the outlet,
contact your electrician to replace your obsolete
outlet. DO not defeat the safety purpose of the
grounding type plug.
12. Power-Cord Protection -- Power-supply cords
should be routed so that they are not likely to be
walked on or pinched by items placed upon or
against them, paying particular attention to cords of
plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where
they exit from the unit.
13. Outdoor Antenna Grounding -- If an outside
antenna or cable system is connected to the video
unit, be sure the antenna or cable system is
grounded so as to provide some protection against
voltage surges and built-up static charges. Part t of
the Canadian Electrical Code, in USA Section 810 of
the National Electrical Code, provides information
with respect to proper grounding of the mast and
supporting structure, grounding of the leaddn wire to
an antenna discharge unit, size of grounding
conductors, location of antenna discharge unit,
connection to grounding electrodes, and
req_ irements for he groundin( electrode.
9. Ventilation -- Slots and openings in the cabinet are
provided for ventilation and to ensure reliable
operation of the video unit and to protect it from
overheating. These openings must not be blocked or
covered. Never place the video unit on a bed, sofa,
rug, or other similar surface, or near or over a radiator
or heat register. This video unit should not be placed
in a built-in installation such as a bookcase or rack
unless proper ventilation is provided or the
manufacturer's instructions have been adhered to.
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10. Power Sources -- This video unit should be operated
only from the type of power source indicated on the
marking label if you are not sure of the type of power
supply to your home, consult your appliance dealer or
local power company. For video units intended to be
operated from battery power, or other sources, refer
to the operating instructions.
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14. Lightning -- For added protection of this video unit
receiver during a lightning storm, or when it is left
unattended and unused for long periods of time,
unplug it from the wal! outlet and disconnect the
antenna or cable system. This will prevent damage
to the video unit due to lightning and power-line
surges.
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15. Power Lines -- An outside antenna system should
not be located in the vicinity of overhead power lines
or other electric light or power circuits, or where it can
fall into such power lines or circuits. When installing
an outside antenna system, extreme care should be
taken to keep from touching such power lines or
circuits as contact with them might be fatal.
16. Overloading -- DO not overthad wall outlets and
extension cords as this can result in a risk of fire or
electric shock.
17. Objects and Liquids -- Never push objects of any
kind into this video unit through openings as they
may touch dangerous voltage points or short out
parts that could result in a fire or e_ectric shock.
Never spill liquid of any kind onto the video unit.
18. Servicing -- DO not attempt to service this video unit
yourself as opening or removing covers may expose
you to dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all
servicing to qualified service personnel
19. Damage Requiring Service -- Unplug this video unit
from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified
service personnel under the following conditions:
a. When the power-supply cord or plug is damaged.
b. If any liquid has been spilled into, or objects have
fallen onto, the video unit.
c. If the video unit has been exposed to rain or water.
d. If the video unit does not operate normally by
following the operating instructions. Adjust only
those controls that are covered by the operating
instructions, as an improper adjustment of other
controls may result in damage and will often
require extensive work by a qualified technician to
restore the video unit to its normal operation.
e. If the video unit has been dropped or the cabinet
has been damaged.
f. Whenthevideounitexhthitsadistinctchangein
performance -- this indicates a need for service.
20. Replacement Parts -- When replacement parts are
required, be sure the service technician has used
replacement parts specified by the manufacturer or
have the same characteristics as the original part.
Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric
shock or other hazards.
21. Safety Check-- Upon completion of any service or
repairs to this video unit, ask the service technician to
perform safety checks to determine that the video
unit is in safe operating order.
USE & LOCATION
• TO AVOID SHOCK HAZARD ... Your Palmcorder and power supply should not be exposed to rain or moisture. DO
not connect the power supply or operate your Palmcorder if it gets wet. Your Palmcorder has been designed for
outdoor use, however it is not designed to sustain direct exposure to water, rain, sleet, snow, sand, dust, or direct
splashing from a pool or even a cup of coffee. This action could permanently damage the interna_ parts of your
Palmcorder. DO not attempt to disassemble this unit. There are no user serviceable parts inside. Unplug your
Palmcorder from the power supply before cleaning.
• DO NOT AIM YOUR PALMCORDER
AT THE SUN OR OTHER BRIGHT OBJECTS
• DO NOT LEAVE THE PALMCORDER
WITH THE EVF AIMED DIRECTLY AT THE SUN AS THIS MAY CAUSE
DAMAGE TO THE INTERNAL PARTS OF THE EVF
• DO NOT EXPOSE YOUR PALMCORDER TO EXTENDED HIGH TEMPERATURE
... Such as, direct sunlight,
inside a closed car, next to a heater, etc... This action could permanently damage the internal parts of your
Palmcorder.
• AVOID SUDDEN CHANGES IN TEMPERATURE
... If the unit is suddenly moved from a cold place to a warm
place, moisture may form on the tape and inside the unit.
• DO NOT LEAVE YOUR PALMCORDER OR THE POWER SUPPLY TURNED ON WHEN NOT IN USE.
• STORAGE OF YOUR PALMCORDER
... Store and handle your Palmcorder in a manner that will not subject it to
unnecessary movement (avoid shaking and striking). Your Palmcorder contains a sensitive pick-up device which
could be damaged by improper handling or storage.
CARE
• TO CLEAN YOUR PALMCORDER
... DO not use strong or abrasive detergents when cleaning your Palmcorder
body.
• TO PROTECT THE LENS ... DO not touch the surface of the lens with your hand. Use a commercial Palmcorder
lens solution and lens paper when cleaning the lens. Improper cleaning can scratch the lens coating.
• TO PROTECT THE FINISH OF YOUR PALMCORDER
... Before handling your Palmcorder, make sure your hands
and face are free from any chemical products, such as suntan lotion, as it may damage the finish.
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Things You Should Know ...............................................................................................
Important Safeguards .....................................................................................................
Precautions .....................................................................................................................
Before Using ....................................................................................................................
• Easy Cassette Eject/Insertion ....................................................................................
Quick Guide ...................................................................................................................
Supplying Power ...........................................................................................................
Setting the Clock ...........................................................................................................
Using the Palmcorder Menu .........................................................................................
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14
16
17
Camera Recording ........................................................................................................
• Simple Recording ..................................................................................................
• Digital PhotoShot TM Mode .....................................................................................
• Zoom .....................................................................................................................
Special Effect Features ................................................................................................
Advanced Settings ........................................................................................................
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21
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Playback Your Recordings ...........................................................................................
Special Effect Features ................................................................................................
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Digital Features .............................................................................................................
Editing Features ............................................................................................................
PC Connection ..............................................................................................................
PHOTOVU LINK (Optional) ...........................................................................................
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43
47
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Palmcorder Accessory System ...................................................................................
Palmcorder Accessory Order Form ............................................................................
Notes On Operations ....................................................................................................
Specifications ................................................................................................................
Before Requesting Service ..........................................................................................
On-Screen Displays (OSD) ...........................................................................................
Request for Service Notice ..........................................................................................
Limited Warranty ...........................................................................................................
Customer Services Directory ......................................................................................
Spanish Quick Use Guide/Guia Para Uso Rdpido .....................................................
MENU OSD .....................................................................................................................
Electronic Viewfinder/LCD Monitor Indications .........................................................
Index of Controls ...........................................................................................................
Index ...............................................................................................................................
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1 pc. AC Adaptor
(PV-DAC11) with AC Cable
and DC Cable
1 pc. Battery Pack
(CGR-D08/CGR-D08R)
1 pc. A/V Cable
(LSJA0280)
1 pc. Shoulder Strap
(LSFC0016)
1 pc. Lens Cap (LSYF0535)
with Lens Cap Strap
(LSGQO066)
1 pc. CR2025 Clock Battery
(installed in Palmcorder)
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other countries.
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i.LINK is a trademark.
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Open the Hand Strap as illustrated
at left.
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Remove the Sensor tag.
Then, replace the Hand Strap.
Hand Strap
Use only
..... those tapes having the MJ,,_l_r
logo _nd_cat_ngthe 6.35 mm digital
standard.
Cassettes have a sliding record tab to
ensure recordings are not accidentally
erased.
To prevent accidental erasure:
Slide the tab to the left (open).
record
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30 minutes
45 minutes
AY-DVM60EJ
60 minutes
90 minutes
AY-DVM80EJ
80 minutes
120 minutes
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To record again:
Slide the tab to the right (close).
tab
iBefore
• If the Palmcorder is connected to a power
source, the cassette can be inserted and
ejected without turning the Palmcorder on.
1 TAPE EJECT
3PUSH
you begin
Connect the Palmcorder to a power
source. (pp. 14, 15)
Slide TAPE EJECT to open the
Cassette Compartment Cover.
CLOSE
Compartment
f Cover
Insert a cassette record tab up,
window side facing out.
Press PUSH CLOSE to close the
Cassette Compartment
• When inserting the cassette, make sure it
is facing the right direction and then push
it in completely.
• If Hand Strap is tight it may prevent
Cassette Holder from fully opening for
Cassette insert or eject. Loosen Hand
Strap if necessary.
Undo the two strap ends from their
buckles.
Cover.
° To remove the cassette...
Slide TAPE EJECT to open the Cassette
Compartment Cover and pull the cassette
tape straight out.
Adjust the length of the Hand Strap to the
size of your hand as illustrated.
Hand Strap
Reinsert the strap ends through
their buckles.
• Make sure the straps
are not twisted.
Loosen the strap from the Buckle and
create a loop.
Pull the strap firmly through the
Buckle to shorten or lengthen the
strap,
Attaching the Lens Cap Strap:
Thread the Lens Cap Strap through the_
Strap Attachment Ring as shown.
Attaching the Lens Cap Strap to the
Hand Strap:
Remove the Hand Strap from the front
clasp and thread the Strap through the loop
in the Lens Cap Strap. Reattach the Hand
Strap.
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°Before
you begin
• Connect the Palmcorder to a power
source. (pp. 14, 15)
• Set POWER to CAMERA.
To brighten the natural colors in a scene.
GAIN UP works together with the LED Light
to enhance the light's brightness.
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• Use LED Light for recording subjects
1.5 m (4.9 feet) away or closer.
Press LIGHT. (Mode_i_)
• LED Light and GAIN UP turn ON.
•GAtN UP ON will be brighter than
when only LED Light is ON, however,
ghost images will appear.
Press LIGHT
2
@
LED Light ON
GAIN UP OFF I
Press LIGHT. (ModeO)
• GAIN UP turns OFF.
• To eliminate ghost images, use this
mode.
Press LIGHT
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Press LIGHT. (ModeO)
• LED Light turns OFF.
• Pressing LIGHT again returns to li_-
LED Light OFF 1
GAIN UP OFF
•
•
•
•
-in LED
Light
3LIGHT
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Using Light reduces battery time.
Set LIGHT to OFF when not in use.
Do not look directly into the light.
If the LED Light is used with a Conversion
Lens attached, a slight vignetting
(darkening around edges) effect occurs
on the screen.
• Using MagicPix at the same time will
make conditions even brighter. (p. 39)
You can operate the major functions of your Palmcorder from up to approximately 5 m
(16 feet) away (indoors). Aim the IR Remote Control toward the front of the Palmcorder
and press the desired buttons (Remote Sensor is located under the lens).
To operate Camera functions:
Set POWER to CAMERA.
To operate VCR functions:
Set POWER to VCR.
Remote Sensor
Controlled Functions
Rec/Pause (p. 18)
Tele (Zoom) (p. 21)
Wide (Zoom) (p. 21)
Date/Time (p. 69)
Reset (p. 44)
PhotoShot (p. 20)
Display On TV (p. 37)
Counter/Time Code (p. 70)
Audio Dubbing (p. 43)
Record (p. 46)
Menu (p. 17)
Play (p. 30)
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
FF/Search (p. 32)
REW/Search (p. 32)
Pause/Select (p. 34)
Stop/Set (pp. 16, 17, 30, 46)
Slow/Frame Advance (Forward)
(pp. 33, 34)
Slow/Frame Advance (Backward)
(pp. 33, 34)
Index Search (Forward) (p. 35)
Index Search (Backward) (p. 35)
Speaker Volume (p. 31)
Insert a slender pointed object, such as the tip of a ballpoint pen into the slot so that it fits into the hole (as shown
A). Then, while sliding to the dght, pull the Battery Tray
out with your fingernail.
Insert the battery into the Battery Tray with the _'_ mark
facing down.
Do not reverse the polarity.
Insert the Battery Tray.
Replace battery with Panasonic PART NO. VSBW0004 (0R2025) only. Use of another •
battery may present a risk of fire or explosion.
aution: battery may explode if mistreated. Dispose of used battery properly. Keep
way from children. Do not recharge, disassemble or dispose of in a fire.
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You can control any two Panasonic
Palmcorders with one Remote control
(Optional). In order for the remote to
distinguish between the two units, it is
necessary to set one of the Palmcorders to
VCR 2. On the remote, press VCR 1 or
VCR 2 to control the desired Pa]mcorder.
3,4
1
2
3
JOG KEY
2MEN
1 POWER
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For VCR 2:
For VCR 1:
buttons at the
same time.
buttons at the
same time.
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• When the Palmcorder and remote are
not set to the same mode (VCR1 or
VCR2), "CHECK REMOTE MODE
(REMOTE)" will appear.
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Set POWER to VCR or CAMERA.
• The POWER Lamp lights red.
• Be sure POWER is fully turned to
VCR or CAMERA position.
Press MENU to display the VCR or
CAMERA mode menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select_
_in
the CAMERA or VCR
mode menu screen, then press JOG
KEY to display the OTHER
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to selectS,
and then press JOG KEY to select
VCR 2. (Menu OSD: pp. 66, 68).
Leave the other Palmcorder set to
VCRI.
Set the Remote Control (Optional) to
VCR 1 or VCR 2 to correspond with
the Palmcorder you wish to control.
(See above left.)
• After replacing the Remote Control
Battery, the remote will default to VCR 1.
Before you begin
If no operation takes place for approx.
10 minutes after the AC Adaptor was
connected to the Palmcorder and the
POWER Switch was turned to CAMERA
without inserting a Cassette, the
Palmcorder is automatically set to Self
Demo mode for introducing its function.
To turn it off, follow steps 1~4 below.
• Connect the Palmcorder to a power
source. (pp. 14, 15)
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
[ EVF or LCD Monitor ]
Rotate JOG KEY to select _
_,
and press JOG KEY to
display the OTHER FUNCTIONS menu
screen.
JOG KEY
2MEN
1 POWER
Rotate JOG KEY to select _
_,
and press JOG KEY to select
OFF.
• Press MENU to exit.
• If any button is pressed or operated
(except PLAY/MULTI and ZOOM), the
Self Demo mode is canceled.
• The Self Demo mode can be started by
setting DEMO MODE to ON and by
exiting the menu.
To turn Self Demo back on:
• Set to DEMO MODE : ON in MENU
screen.
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_.• ChargetheBakery.(pBefore
you begin
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Insert the Battery Pack and slide
it up until it locks with a click.
These Patmcorders are equipped with the Easy Cassette Eject System so
it is easy to insert or remove tapes, even when on a tripod. (p. 7)
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Set POWER to VCR or
CAMERA.
open the Cassette
Compartment Cover.
Insert a cassette record tab
up, window side facing out.
• Make sure the record tab
is closed. (p. 6)
Press PUSH CLOSE mark
to close the Cassette
Compartment Cover.
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When the LCD monitor is fully open, the
Viewfinder automaticalty turns OFF.
Adjust the Vision Adjustment
Control to your eyesight.
Set POWER to CAMERA.
180 °
LCb Monitor
Press REC/PAUSE
Press REC/PAUSE
recording.
Use OPEN tab on underside of
the LCD monitor to unlock.
Swing it fully open and adjust
the angte,
to start recording.
again to pause
_.Before you beginWhen the LCD monitor is fully open, the
Viewfinder automatically turns OFF.
Charge the Battery. (p. 14)
Set POWER to VCR.
180°
Use OPEN tab on underside of the
LCD monitor to unlock. Swing it fully
open and adjust the angle.
Press _1 (REW)--\
to rewind the tape.
Press I_ (PLAY) to start
playback.
Press • (STOP) to stop
playback.
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POWER Lain
About the Flashing of the CHARGE Lamp
• Charge the Bafferywith;t_an ambient tempeP'_urerange of 10 _C (50 '_F)and
30 "C(8_ _F).
, ff chargingisdone in e_ireme low er hightemperatures, Bat.tarycharge _lmeincreases.
CHARGE Lamp flashes when...
• The Battery is being eharg_'L bu_charging is taking longerthan normal
• ChargingiS hot passible.Rar_ovetheEtattaryOr_ce,waita short time than re_ttach _t
for charging_
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RELEASE
While sliding _he BATTERY RELEASE,
slide the Battery downward and
remove,
Caution:
• Charge on+y with specified charger.
• Charge the Battery within an ambient
temperature range of 10 '_C (50 '_F) and 30 °C
(86 "F).
• The Battery may be warm after charging or jasI
after usa, This is normal,
• Do not use an insufficiant+y charged or worn
out Batiery.
• if charging is done in extreme low or high
temperatures, Battery charge time increases,
Safety precautions:
• Do not plase the Battery near, or dispose of in fire.
• DO not directly sennebl (short circuit) the
positive (+) and negative (-) terminals.
• Never attempt to disassemble or reassemble
the Batiery.
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To avoid damage to the Battery:
• Do not drop or jar 1he Battery.
• Use the Battery with specified models only.
• If the Battery is used in extremely high
temperatures, a safety device will automatically
prevent operation.
To insure
longer
battery life:
• While not in use, remove Battery from the
Palmeorder and AC Adaptor and store in a
cool, dark, dry place, if you leave the Battery
in the Palmcardar or on the AC Adaptor, the
Battery will no longer be reehargeable.
• Keep the Battery terminals clean.
A lithium ion/polymer battery that is recyc_ablepowers the product
you have purchased. P}ease call 1-800-8-BATTERYfor information on
U.S.A._ONSUMERS:
how to recycle ATTENTION:
this battery.
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Slide the Battery downward while
sliding BATTERY RELEASE to
remove the Battery Pack. (p. 14)
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Insert the DC Cable into the DC IN
Terminal.
Connect the other and of the DC
BATTERY
RELEASE
•
Cable to the AC Adaptor as shown.
Plug in the AC Adaptor.
• The POWER Lamp on the AC
Adaptor lights up.
i°
POWER
DC Cable
(Supplied)
• When
not in use, unplug the AC Adaptor
the AC outlet. (AC Adaptor consumes
of electric power when plugged into
an AC outlet even when not in use.)
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_DC
Output
Connector
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FBefore
you begin
• Connect the Palmeerder to a power
source. (pp. 14, 15)
• Set POWEPI to CAMERA or VCR.
The date end time is ¢_Joulated,including
leap year, up te DEC 31 2{)89.
PressMENUtodisp}aytheCemerae¢
VCR mode menu screen.
(p. fT)
1 MEN
KEY to setect_
_,
and then press JOG
KEY to display the OTHER
FUNCTIONS menu _reen.
EXAMPLE:
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T]}Iil],
Pue.
Rotate JOG KEY to se)ect_
_,
and then press JOG KEYto set
to ON. (Menu OSD: pp. 66, 6B._
• The CLOCK SET menu screen
is displayed.
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: FEB
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Rat_te JOG KEY to select YEAR, then
press JOG KEY to fix and move to the
next item. Likewise, set the month,
day, hour, and minute.
- TO make eorrectiaos,
Press JOG KEY repeatedly to move back
to an item and correct.
• If "CLOCK B_TTERY _ indication appears,
please refer to "Replacing Clock Battery"
on page 53.
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When CLOCK SET setting is
completed, press MENU twice to start
the c{eck and exit.
The Palmcorder features two menu
displays: one for CAMERA mode
(record+rig) and the other for VCR mode
(P_ayback). (pp. 65_68)
II_-_jLt_
14i't_JiLtjI =1_,II
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
or VCR menu (according to the
• Whi+e the Menu screen is displayed, you
cannot record on or play a tape.
• While record+rig, the Menu screen cannot
be d+splayed.
• Dudng playback, the Menu screen can be
displayed.
POWER setting).
Rotate JOG KEY to select a menu
+tern.
Before you begin
Connect the Palmeorder to a power
source. (pp. 14, 15)
• Set POWER to CAMERA or VCR.
Press JOG KEY to set your selection.
2, A, B, C
Rotate JOG KEY to select a menu
+tern.
JOG KEY
MENU
C
Press JOG KEY to set your selection.
• The '1_' mark indicates selection.
Press MENU to exit the menu.
tl_z|
L+J
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1 : CAMERA SETUP
To select PROG. AE, PROGRESSIVE,
D. ZOOM, or CINEMA.
2 : DIGITAL EFFECT
To select EFFECT.
3 : RECORDING SETUP
To select REC SPEED, AUDIO REC,
SCENEINDEX, WIND CUT, or ZOOM
MIC.
4 : DISPLAY SETUP
To select DATEq'IME, C. DtSPLAY,
C. RESET, or DISPLAY.
5 : LCD/EVF SETUP
TO select LCD BRIGHTNESS, LCD
COLOR, or EVF BRIGHTNESS.
6 : OTHER FUNCTIONS
TO select REMOTE, BEEP SOUND,
SHTR EFFECT, CLOCK SET,
SELF REC, or DEMO MODE.
1 : PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS
To select BLANK SEARCH, SEARCH,
12 bit AUDIO, or MULTI SPEED.
2 : DIGITAL EFFECT
To select EFFECT1, EFFECT2+ or
D. ZOOM.
3 : RECORDING SETUP
To select REC SPEED Or AUDIO DUB.
4 : DISPLAY SETUP
TO select DATEFI'IME, C. DISPLAY,
C. RESET, or DISPLAY.
5 : LCD/EVF SETUP
To select LCD BRIGHTNESS_ LCD
COLOR, or EVF BRIGHTNESS.
6 : OTHER FUNCTIONS
To select REMOTE or CLOCK SET.
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Remove the lens cap and clip it to the hand
strap.
Before (p,
you begin
Connect the Palmcorder to a power
, source. (+pp.14, _5)
Insert a cassette with the record tab
Set POWER to CAMERA.
• The POWER Lamp lights red.
• Be sure POWER is ful(y turned to the
CAMERA position.
Clip here
RECfPAUSE mode
With the Viewfinder Eye Cup held up
against your eye, adjust the Vision
Adiustmen_ Corral to your
eyesight.
• Adiust the EVF Brightness of the
View[inder if necessary.
Pleese refer to "To adjust the LCD/
EVF BRIGHTNESS or COLOR' on
page 19.
Set to REC SPEED "SP" or "LP" in
the RECORDING SETUP menu
screen. {Mer_u OSD: p. 65)
POWER Lain
15
P(_WER
2wsion
Adiustment
Control
3MENU _
Press REC/PAUSE to start recording.
• "REC _ is displayed on the screen.
Press REC/PAUSE aga{n to pause
recording.
Set POWER to OFF when finished.
• To remove the cassette slide TAPE
EJECT.
• When the Palmcorder is aimed at
excessively bright objects, or bright lights,
a vertical bar may _ppear irt the picture.
Thisis a normal characteristic of the CCD
pick-up device. Try to avoid this whenever
possible.
4RECiPAU£E _
WARNING:
• Do not leave the Palmcorder with the
EVF aimed directly at the sun as this
may cause damage to the internal
parts of the EVF.
• Do not lift, or carry, the Palmcorder
by the EVF or the LCD Monitor.
• Do not pull hard on the EVF Eye Cup.
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To conserve power
fte_ 5 minutes, the Record/Pause mode
ill automatically change to Standby
ode.
o resume recording, set POWER to
FF and then ON agafn.
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The LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) monitor
can be used while recording.
4
|
Use OPEN tab on underside of the LCD
monitor to unlock.
Swing the LCD monitor fully open
and adjust the viewing angle.
. The LCD monitor will automatically
turn On,
• When the LCD monitor is completely
closed, it will shut off automatically to
save power.
• Adjust the LCD Brightness and/or
color of the LCD monitor if necessary.
Piease refer to "To adjust the LCD/
EVF BRIGHTNESS or COLOR"
below.
90 °
1OPEN
Start recording.
• Using the LCD monitor will reduce battery
operating time.
• Close the LCD monitor completely when
not in use.
2, 3,
Prees
JOG KEY
1,5
to display
the main menu
Rotate JOG KEY to select _
_rom
the main menu screen.
(Menu OSD: pp. 66, 68)
MENU
3
/ EVF/LCD
MENU
screen.
4
5
Press JOG KEY to display the LCD/
EVF SETUP screen.
Press JOG KEY to select LCD
BRIGHTNESS, LCD COLOR, or
EVF BRIGHTNESS, then rotate JOG
KEY to adjust.
Press MENU twice to exit this mode.
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,
Use this feature to record a sevee second
(approx.) stiU image from the current camera
picture. Audio is also recorded for on-thespot narration. Or, you can add narration
later with the Audio Dubbing feature to make
an interesting slide show, etc. (p. 43)
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press PHOTOSHOT in Record/Pause
mode. "PHOTO _will appear in the
EVF or the LCD monitor.
I EVFILCD
2PHOTOSHOT
• If SHTR EFFECT on the OTHER
FUNCTIONS menu screen is set to ON, a
sound effect similar to lhe shut)or of a _ilm
camera will be heard when PHOTOSHOT
is pressed.
• When PHOTOSHOT is pressed, the
playback image takes approx. 7 seconds
#J process. After that, the Camera mode
screen will be displayed.
1 POWER--
With the progressive PhotoShot Function,
you can record still pictures w)th higher
resolution than with the normal PhoteShot
Functfon.
1
2
3
5PHOTO£HOT
3, 4__
JOG KEY
4
2ME
1PowE J
5
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to seleet_
_,
and press JOG KEY to
display the CAMERA SETUP menu
screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
KEY to select ON.
• Press MENU t_ exit.
• "_" will appea¢ in the EVF or the
LCD monitor.
Press PHOTOSHOT
mode.
in Record/Pause
r_ta
• This Function may not work with some
fun_)ee seti)ngs.
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You can gradually zoom in for close ups or
zoom out for wide angle shots.
4
J
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Zoom slowly:
by lightly pressing the "T" (Telephoto)
or the "W" (Wide Angle) side of the
POWER ZOOM.
1POWER_
Zoom quickly:
by applying more pressure.
3RECiPAUSE
Start recording.
• The zooming speed ranges from a slow
17 seconds to a fast 1.8 seconds
according to the amount of pressure
applied to the POWER ZOOM.
IIIr4o[o] Ill • LfJ
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Along with the zooming operation, the
microphone's directional angle and
sensitivity are varied for recording sounds.
3, 4,
JOG KEY
Set POWER to CAMERA.
3
4
5
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
_,
then press
JOG KEY to display the RECORDING
SETUP menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select_
in the RECORDING SETUP menu.
(Menu OSD: p. 65)
Press JOG KEY to select ON.
• Press MENU to exit.
• "Z.MIC" will appear on the screen.
• The Zoom Microphone Function may not
work effectively if the surrounding noise is
too loud.
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TO playback the final few seconds of the
last recorded scene in the REC/PAUSE
_qode.
Press RECORDING
CHECK
briefly in the RECiPAUSE mode.
The [CHK] indication appears.
After checking., the Palmcorder returns
to the RECiPAUSE mode.
• For Recording Check the Paimcorder
must be in the same mode (SP or LP) as
was used for recording, otherwise the
playback picture is distorted.
1 RECORDING
CHECK
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You can record sfJJlpictures of any desired
duration together w_tb sound,
While in RECORD mode, press STILL
to capture a styli _cture. The captured
still picture will be recore_ed together
with sound.
Press ST|LL once again to _elease
the stYli picture. The camera will
resume recording real-time pictures.
TILL
Rotate the LCD monitor 180 degrees so it
faces the same direction as the )ens to
record yeurseff.
3,
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press MENU to d)sp)ey the CAMERA
FUNCT(ONS menu screen.
JOG KEY
Rotate JOG KEY to setec_
_,
then press JOG KEY
to dieptay the OTHER FUNCTIONS
5RECi
PAUSE
mei3u
sereet3,
1
180 °
Rotate JOG KEY to setect_
_,
and then press JOG KEYto
select MIRROR. (Menu OSD: p.66)
• Press MENU to exit.
• The picture in the LeD monftor will
appear reversed.
Start recording.
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Set POWER to CAMERA.
You can record a picture cempatible with a
wide-screen TV equipped with S-V}dec
picture terminal and Zoom!Wide features.
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
3
3, 4
JOG KEY
4
2MENU
Rotate JOG KEY to select
, then press JOG KEY to
display the CAMERA SETUP menu
screen.
m
Rotate JOG KEY to select
,
and then press JOG KEY to select
ON.
• A black strip will appear at the top
and bottom of the picture.
• Press MENU to exit.
• "CINEMA" will appear on the screen.
Start recording.
_EVF/LCD
g
/
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Use when recording a subject that is darker
than the surreur_ding scene, is in a
shadowed area, or when the light source is
in back of your subject.
Press BACK LIGHT to activate the
Backlight feature.
• The Indicator "_
will appear in the
EVF or LCD monitor.
Press BACK LIGHT again to cancel
the Backlight feature.
EVF/LCD _/
2 3SACK
LIGHT
• The Indicator "O" will not appear in the
EVF or LCD monitor when OFF is
selected in the DISPLAY menu.
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The Auto Exposure feature can be used to
make quality recordings in a variety of
scene situations.
JOG KEY
"_"
3MENU
S_POWERtoCAMERA.
Press AUTO/MANUAL so that the
"MNL" indication appears in the EVF or
the LCD monitor.
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
, and then press 3_-K_Y°'_"o
display the CAMERA SETUP menu
screen.
Rotete JOG KEY to select
, then press ,JOG KEY
repeatedly to select one of the five
modes shown below.
• Press MENU to exit.
Repeat steps 2~5 to select OFF to
cancel this feature.
For recording fast action scenes.
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o
II
For recording only subjects in the
foreground, while ignoring
subjects in the background.
For recording in extreme low light
conditions.
Recording in situations where
subjects are under a spotlight(s).
For recording in locations with a
highdegree of "Oe,zz_e,_such as
snow slopes and the seashore.
SPORTS mode
• The recorded images will not be so blurred
when they are viewed later using slow or
still picture playback.
• When playing back a sports mode
recording, the movement may appear
slightly jerky+
• DO not use this mode when recording
under fluorescent, mercury, or sodium
lighting. These types of lights will affect
the color and bdghtness of the imases.
• A vertical band of light might appear when
recordieg objects that are brightly
illuminated or highly reflective.
• If the amount of light is insufficient, the
SPORTS "_" indicator will flash in the
EVF or the LCD monitor.
• The image may flicker if this mode is used
indoors.
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PORTRAIT mode
• The image may flicker if this mode is used
indoors.
LOW-LIGHT mode
• Scenes recorded in extremely low light
levels may not come out properly.
SPOT-LIGHT mode
• If the recorded subject is extre_y
bright,
the picture may appear whitish.
SURF&SNOW mode
• If the recorded subject is extremely bright,
the picture may appear whitish.
• It is not possible to select the SPORTS
mode or PORTRAIT mode or Low-Light
mode together with the GAIN UP mode
and MAGIC PIX mode.
",(eucanmakesmoother
SCene
transitions
fora moreprofessional
look.
Starting the first scene with "fade in_ is very
effective.
1,3, AFADE
In RECJPAUSE mode, hold down
FADE until the picture fades out.
Press RECJPAUSE to start
recording.
Release FADE and the picture will
gradually fade in.
Use to create a soft ending or (together
with fade in) for a soft transition from one
scene to the next.
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PAUSE
A
During recording, hold down FADE
until the picture fades out.
Press RECIPAUSE to pause the
recording,
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Auto White Balance ("AWB _) automatically
maintains optimum color balance in most
lighting conditions. However, when using
Digital Functions, etc., you may get better
results by using the manual adjustment.
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press AUTO/MANUAL so that the
"MNL" indication appears in the EVF
or the LCD monitor.
Press JOG KEY repeatedly until
"AWB" appears in the EVF or LCD
monitor.
4
RoUte JOG KEY to select other
modes. (See mode chart at left.)
• Press AUTO/MANUAL to cancel the
setting.
* For manual White Balance
adiustment:
A.
2AUTO/MAN UAL
AWB
-.0_
Automatically maintains optimum
color balance in most lighting
conditions.
When the source illumination is a
halogen/amp.
When shooting outdoors on a
sunny d_y.
The White Balance setting
that
was previously set manually.
m
• When ZOOM is set to t0X or
h)gher, White Balance cannot be
adjusted.
Rotate JOG KEY to select "_%_.
B. Point the Palmoorder at a white
object (full-screen) end hold JOG
KEY down until "_" indication stops
flashing.
• if "_B.Z'indication flashes when the
Palmcorder is turned on, the previous
manual White Balance setting is in
effect.
In the following cases, the "L'.Z'
indication flashes:
• The flashing indicates that the
previous(y adjusted White Balance
setting is still kept. This setting will be
kept until White Balance is adjusted
again.
• Correct White Balance may not be
attainable manually in poor lighting.
, DISPLAY must be set to ALL {or MF, AE,
W.BALANCE, HIGH SPEED SHUTTER,
or IRIS to be displayed on the LCD or
EVF.
• While "GAIN UP" or "MAGICPIX _is
displayed on the LCD or EVF, Manual
White Balance is inoperable.
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The Palmcorder automatically
adjusts the focus over the entire zoo_q range.
Use Manual Focus (MF) when recording -.
• a subject through glass.
• a scene where the subiect is f&rfrom the
Palmcorder and there are objects in the
foreground,
• a subject with distinct horizontal stripes,
• a subject not centered in the Viewfinder.
• subjects with shiny surfaces,
• an obliquely ang{ed subject,
• a blight, fiat subiect such as a white wall,
• in _ow light situations.
• a scene with fast motions, like a golf swing,
Re-focusing may be required
• when your Palmcorder is aimed at a new
scene.
S_ POWERto
CAMERA.
Press AUTOIMANUAL so that the
"MNL indication appears in the EVF or
the LCD monitor,
Press FOCUS so that the "MF"
(Manual Focus) indication appears in
the EVF or the LCD monitor,
Press and hold POWER ZOOM, "T"
side (Telephoto), ur_il
the lens is at
maximum zoom m.
Turn M.FOCUS DIAL unti{ the picture
is in focus.
• it may be necessary to back away
from the subject to focus the image
proper{y.
DIAL
1POWER
1
--
3FOCUS
II iTi_ T_]l_]l iZi]'_] ! 1,.111
Jim]i_
Press POWER ZOOM to "W" or "T"
as desired.
• The subject will remain in focus over
the entire zooming range,
• It may be necessary to back away
from the subject to focus the image
proper{y.
I[m],.-,[
:_ ! i _11
Press the "W" side of POWER ZOOM to the maximum wide angle position.
Auto Focus will function with the subject as close as 25 mm (1 inch) in front of the lens,
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To record high speed motion (e.g. tennis stroke) with improved STILL or SLOW MOTION
playback when watching the tape on this Palmcorder.
In the AUTO mode (no indication in the EVF and LOD monitor), the Palmcordar will
automatically adjust the shutter speed (up to 1/350).
• AUTO mode is automatically
selected whenever the POWER Switch is set to CAMERA.
3, 4
Set POWER to CAMERA.
JOG KEY
Press AUTO/MANUAL
so that the
"fVINL_ indication appears in the EVF or
the LCD monitor.
Press JOG KEY repeatedly
the shutter speed.
to display
Flotate JOG KEY to choose one of the
following shutter speeds.
• Press AUTO/MANUAL to cancel the
setting.
2AUTO/MAN UAL
EVF/LCD ")
• For proper color reproduction, it is
recommended that you use this feature
outdoors. For indoor High Speed Shutter
recording, additional halogen or tungsten
light should be provided. Fluorescent light
wilt degrade the picture quality.
• This feature requires ample light. More
light is required for the fastest shutter
speeds.
• The Auto Focus system may not operate
properly in insufficient light when using
• the High Speed Shutter.
When PROG.AE is ON, you cannot
manually select the shutter speed.
• When MagicPix or GAIN UP is ON,
H.SS. cannot manually seleCt the
shutter speed.
• When PROGRESSIVE is set to ON, the
shutter speed cannot be adjusted to
1/750 s or faster.
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1/60 _1/_00
1/8000
1/125
1#4000
117
1/1500
t/500
Normally, the Palmcorder adjusts the
exposure automat(colby. However, when the
background is extremely bright, or when the
subject is backlit, you can compensate by
adjusting the Iris manually.
1SetPOWER_
3_ 4_
3
JOG KEY
4
_F/LCO
_
Setting
You can reduce seund distortion caused by
wind hitting the microphone.
3, 4__
CAMERA,
Press AUTOIMANUAL so that the
"MNL" indication appears in the EVF or
the LCD monitor.
Press JOG KEY repeatedly so that
Iris setting indication appears in the
EVF or the LCD monitor.
Rotate JOG KEY to adjust the iris;
i
• When a venue closer to "CLOSE" is
selected, the image becomes darker.
• When a value closer to "OP+t 8dB" is
selected, the image becomes
brighter.
• Press AUTOIMANUAL to cancel the
setting.
• The vatue to which +rib is a#ached
indicates a gain value. If this value is too
large, the quality of the image
deteriorates.
• Depending on ZOOM magnification, the
iris value may not be displayed correctly.
• If you are using Program AE mode, you
cannot ad ust the iris. If the iris is ad usted
manua y, the above modes will be
canceled.
Set POWER to CAMERA,
JOG KEY
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
1 POWER--
Rotate JOG KEY to select
JOG KEY to display the RECORDING
SETUP menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to sa_ect_
2MENU --
_,
and then press JOG KEY to
select ON.
• Press MENU to exit.
• "WIND CUT" will appear in the EVF
or LCD monitor.
Start recording.
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Before you begin, Connect the Palmcorder
You can also use the LCD monitor te
playback your recording.
to a power
source. (pp. 14, 15)
• Insert a recorded cassette.
Set the POWER to VCR.
• The POWER lamp lights red.
• Be sure POWER is fully turned to the
VCR position.
Use OPEN tab on underside of the
LeD monitor to unlock and swing open.
Press _ (REWIND/SEARCH)
rewind the tape.
180 ° ,
to
Press I_ (PLAY) to start playback,
|0°
2OPEN
SPrees
• (STOP) to stop playback.
• When the tape reaches its beginning
during rewind or rewind search, it will
stop automatically.
m
SEARCH
• When a tape recorded in LP mode on
another digital video camera is played
back on this unit, the picture may appear
mosaic.
• Using the LeD monitor reduces battery
operating time.
• You can p_acethe Palmcorder On a table,
etc. for viewing. Rotate the LCD Monitor
180 ° and swing it up against the
PaJmeorder body as shown.
You can connect earphones
to the PHONE Jack.
PHONE Jack
3O
(not supplied)
Id _Le_J_e_
ILeI*JI
ltI_=_eS_eJILeAJII_,._
Press PLAY for more than 5 seconds
in STOP mode.
• The Pa]mcorder will go into Repeat
Playback mode when the tape
reaches its end.
• The letter <'RD" will appear in the
EVF and LCD monitor.
Turn the Palmcorder OFF to exit the
Repeat Playback mode.
EVF/LCD /
Slide VOLUME to adjust the volume
of the built-in speaker in PLAY mode.
• The volume setting screen appears.
VOLUME
Press "T" to increase the volume+
Press "W" to decrease the volume.
(EVWLCD_
You can go directly to a blank portion of
tape and start recording exactly where you
left off.
SetPOWERtoVCR.
3, 4,
JOG KEY
2MENU
3
4
_EVWLCD_
5
Press MENU to display the VCR
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
then
KEY to display the
PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS menu
screen+
Rotate JOG KEY to select_
_in
the VCR PLAY MODE
nu OSD: p. 67)
Press JOG KEY to select ON.
• "BLANK" will appear on the screen.
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• Sound is muted during all spaciaJ effects.
A
BBEWINDJ
BPLAY
SEARCH
B
During playback, hold down bib
(FAST FORWARD!SEARCH)
or
,<NI(REW|NDISEARCH).
The sea,rch will continua for as long
as the button is herd down.
OR
Press _ (FAST FORWARD/
SEARCH) or ,41,11
(REWINDREARCH)
once for a continuous rapid visuat
search.
Press Ib (PLAY) to release,
• When executing a rapid visual
search, the p;c_ure may became
bluish for an instant or mosaic. This
is normal dudng this mode.
Press II (PAUSE) duringplayback.
2PLAY
Press lb (PLAY) or II (PAUSE) to
re_ease.
m
1,2PAUSE
Manitor normal picture pi_b_ck
fo_ard
• To protect the tape and video heads, your
Palmcorder's operating modes wilt revert
as follows:
STILL _
STOP (after 3 minutes.)
during fast
or rew;n#. B_EWIN_SEARCH
A
Hold down I_
(FAST FORWARD/
SEARCH} _Juringfast forward.
B
Hold down <14(REWIND/SEARCH)
during rewind.
• The picture will appear for as _eP_J
as the
bu_on is he_ddown.
SEARCH
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• Sound is muted during all special effects.
Forward Slew:
Press IP" SLOW/F.ADV during play.
Reverse Slow:
Press _11SLOW/F.ADV during play.
Prees PLAY to release. (During
reverse slow motion playback, time
code indication may not change
regularly.)
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• Palmcorder will automatically STOP when
in slow motion for more than 10 minuteS.
• During slow motion playback, picture may
move up and down. This is normal.
• When you start or stop slow motion
playback, the picture may become bluish
for an instant.
EADV
1.ISLOWi
F.ADV
Press I_ (PLAY) to start playback,
2, 3
Press JOG KEY for about 1 second.
JOG KEY
1 PLAY
Rotate JOG KEY to adjust the
playback speed.
• Rotate JOG KEY clockwise for
forward playback.
• Rotate JOG KEY counterclockwise
for reverse playback.
To return to normal playback:
Press I1_(PLAY). Playback will continue at
normal speed.
Ira "a
• The Variable Speed Search function
offers a choice of six playback speeds
(1/5X (LP mode: 1/3X), 1X, 2X, 5)(, 10X,
20X) both in forward and reverse
directions.
• The review playback at the 1X speed is
playback in reverse direction.
• During the Variable Speed Search
(except 1X speed in forward direction),
mosaic-like patterns will appear in the
picture.
• During the Variable Speed Search, sound
is muted.
• The Variable Speed Search feature is not
available when the Repeat Playback is
active.
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• Sound is m_ed during all special effects.
Press PAUS_ during p}ayback.
Press I1_ SLOW/F.ADV
by frame advance.
to do a frame
Press"ql SLOW/F.ADV
to do a frame
by frame reverse.
3
21_SLOWi
EADV
JOG KEY
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Press PLAY to release.
• If you held down SLOWiF.ADV, you can
see a continuous series of stiff images at
a slower speed than normal slow mode.
• During frame by frame advance, a fev_
frames may move automatically, and the
picture may become bluish for ar_ instant.
During Still mode, rotate JOG KEY to
advance or reverse the picture one
frame at a time.
• Sound is muted during all special effects.
Press MENU to displaythe VCR
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
Search for a particular scene by using the
electronic index marks placed at the
beginning of each recording.
,then press
JOG KEY to display the PLAYBACK
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
3
Rotate JOG KEY to select
and then press JOG KEY to select
PHOTO or SCENE. (Menu OSD: p. 67)
• Press MENU to exit.
A
EARCH
(fast forward)
BINDEX SEARCH
(rewind)
Top Scan
If you hold down _NDEX SEARCH mere
than 2 seconds, the Palmcorder will scan
for scenes (or PhotoShots) and playback
the first few seconds of each.
To cancel this function, press PLAY or
STOP.
• Search will not work if there is succession
of PhotoShots.
Place the Palmcorder in the VCR
STOP mode.
B Press INDEX SEARCH fast forward or
rewind for the number of recordings
(indexes) forward or back you want to
view. The Pa_mcorder will advance Or
rewind to the desired recording and
automatically start playback.
• The number of times you pressed the
button is displayed in the EVF and the
LCD men,tot if you set SEARCH On the
VCR menu to SCENE.
(Menu OSD: p. 67)
(Ex., if you press the button three times,
"S3" will appear.)
• If the inte_al betwesn scenes is less than
1 minute, index search may not operate
properly.
• Response time from pressing the button
and the change in the scene number is
quite slow. De net press |NDEX SEARCH
rapidly and continuously.
• During Reverse index Search mode,
playback will not begin when a tape
rewinds all the way to the beginning.
Ira "a
• The picture quality will deteriorate slightly.
• The tape remainingindicator
will not
appear while the PHOTOSHOT feature is
used.
• In the Photo/Scene Index Search mode,
the shutter sound effect may not be able
to be heard even when SHTR EFFECT is
set to ON.
• Photo index Search may fail to detect a
recorded PhotoShot image if the image ;s
3 seconds or less.
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InStrobe Multi Mode, you can select the
rate at which a succession of still screens
are captured from the playback picture.
-II
|
Set POWER to MCR.
Pre_a MENU te display the VCR
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
3, 4, 5
JOG KEY
Rotate JOG KEY to select
2MENU
press JOG
PLAYBACK
KEY to display the
FUNCTIONS
menu
screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select_
_in
the PLAYBACK
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
(Menu OSD: p. 67)
6MULTI
Press JOG KEY repeatedly
to set
desired speed.
Strobe Speeds
Every 0.3 seconds
Every 0.6 seconds
[SLOW
Every 1.0 seconds
• Press MENU to exit.
6
Press • (PLAY) to start playback.
Prees • (MULTI} at the point you want
to start capturing.
• A succession of g screens will be
m
-A Mu_ti Image Playback screen cannot be
output from the DV terminal or PC
Connector terminal
•A MuJti screen will have slightly lower
image quality.
captured, and playback will _top.
-EVV/LCD
• Press • (PLAY) te star[ playback.
Press • (STOP) to stop playback.
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[ TV with AUDIO/VIDEO
IN Jacks ]
Set POWER to CAMERA or VCR,
To view what the Palmcorder is
recording or to p_ayback a tape on your
TV.
Turn your TV ON and set it to LINE
INPUT.
Chock your TV operating instructions
for further information.
Start playback or begin a recording.
• Make sure the Palmcorder and TV are
turned off while connecting.
- Please connect the AN Gable securely.
AN Cable
(Supplied)
(Optional Remote Control Only)
You can display the various EVF and LCD
indications on your TV by pressing
DISPLAY ON TV on remote control. Press
again to remove the indications.
T_
In
DIS
ON TV
37
I
This feature is useful when you want to
record close-up shots of subjects located
beyond a normal zoom range of lXte t0X
magnification. With the digital zooming
feature, you can select a magnification of
25){ or even to 700X,
* Other Digital Functions are turned off
automatically when the EIS and Digita_
Zoom are selected.
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Preea MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
3
4
Zoom Out ('_W")
Rotate JOG K_.Y to select
_,
then press JOG KEY to
display the CAMERA SETUP menu
so{con.
Rotate JOG KE_/to selectS,
then press JOG KEY to select 25X or
700X.
25){ : from 10X to 25X
700X : from 10X to 700X
OFF : Turn off D.ZOOM
• Press MENU to exit.
Press REC]PAUS_
to start
recording and press POWER ZOOM to
zoom in or zoom out.
• The magnification level is always
displayed in the EVF orthe LCD
monitor when O(SPLAY is set to ALL
or PARTIAL.
(Menu OSD: p. 66)
Repeat steps 2-4 to select OFF to
cancel this feature.
* The normal optical zoom functions from
1){ to 10X.
* As magnitication increases, resolution
significantly decreases,
* Because the image is enlarged digitally,
the picture may become distorted wher_
higher magnification levels are used,
*When the level fails below 10,,'{, the
normal zooming function will resume.
* Focus distance becomes 1.2 m (4 feet} if
the lens is in full telephoto.
38
3,
JOG KEY
Set POWER to VCR,
Press MENU to display the VCR
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
3
SPLAY
4
5
Rotate ,.lOG KEY to eelect_
, then press JOG KEY
to display the DtG|TAL EFFECT menu
screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to selectS,
then press JOG KEY to select ON.
• Press MENU to exit.
Press I_ (PLAY) to start playback.
,' The center portion ef the image
doubles in size.
Repeat steps 2-4 to se{ect OFF to
c_rteel this feature.
Color recording of video or stilnimages onto
the Mini D'Vtape in low lighting.
• The image will be bri£hter thar_ with GA{N
UP, however motion I}tter will be much
greater.
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press MAGIC PIX.
• "MAGICPIX" will appear on the
screen.
To cancel the Digital Functien, press
MAGIC P|X again.
1 POWER
/ EVWLCD
2, 3MAGIC P_X
I
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I
2
This feature helps compensate
for an'/
unintentional hand or body movement. It
can be used in both the Recording _:_d
Playback ('v'CR) modes.
• Other D)gital F_nc'_iens are turned Off
automatically when the EIS and Digital
Zoom are selected.
LNORMAL]
_ E|S ON
]
3
4
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Pre_s BS to stabilize the picture.
• P)cture f_icker may be observed when
taping under fluereecer_t lighting
oondifon&
• The EIS indicator llashes when the
light level is inadequate,
• Turn O,E.(,S, OFF during recording
when usiag a tripod.
Press REC;PAUSE to start recording
Press EIS again to Cancel,
• Be sure that D.ELS. is turned off
when not needed,
D.E.I.& may not function when.,.
• Palmeorder movement is toe
extreme,
• Recording a subject with distinct
horizontal or vertical stripes.
-Recerding in low light situations.
- Recording a subject under a great
amount of fluorescent light.
• Recording a scene with very fast
mot)one.
POWER
A
PAUSE
Set POWER to VCR,
Press I_ (PLAY) to start playback,
BF'LAY
C
Press EIS to stabilize the picture.
Press EIS again to cancel=
• Be sure that DE.I.& is td_ed df
when not needed.
4, C, DE(s
4O
•When using D,Et`S in VOR mode, the
image size is s}ightly larger.
Use the following features to add interest
and professionalism to your recordings or
playback. Select from twelve special
effects.
Sat POWER to CAMERA or VCR,
3
4
Types
of Digital Functions
MIRROR
Symmetrical image from the current ca_qera
picture.
STROBE
The recording appears as a sequence of
still frames.
MOSAIC
The picture appears in a mosaic pattern.
SLIM
The picture is expanded vertically.
TRAIL
The subject being recorded creates a trail
when in motion.
STRETCH
The picture is expanded horizontally.
GAIN UP (Not available during playback)
Picture sensitivity is increased.
• The image will be brighter than normal,
however motion jitter will occur.
WIPE (Not available during playback)
Successive scenes are separated in a way
which simulates the drawing of a curtain.
MIX (Not available during playback)
The current scene is mixed in with the
following scene during scene changes.
P-IN-P (Not available during playback)
PinP (Still image) is displayed on _he
Main Picture.
SEPIA (Only available during playback)
The picture is played back in sepia, a
brownish color, giving it an antique look.
BiW (Black-and-white) (Only available
during playback)
The picture is played back in black-andwhite.
5
Press MENU
screen.
to display
the menu
Rotate JOG KEY to select
in the CAMERA or VCR
mode menu screen, then press JOG
KEY to display the DIGITAL EFFECT
menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
in
the CAMERA mode menu screen or
mode menu screen, and then press
JOG KEY repeatedly to select one of
the Digital Functions listed on the left.
To cancel the Digital Function, press
JOG KEY repeatedly to select OFF.
• The EIS and Digital Zoom features are
turned off automatically when one of
the Digital Functions heted at left is
selected.
a.ln Camera mode, set the "EFFECT" item
in the main menu screen to "WIPE".
(Menu OSD: p. 65)
b.Press RECJPAUSE to start recording.
e.Press REC/PAUSE to pause the
recording. The last scene will be
memorized.
d.Press RECORD/PAUSE to start
recording again. The cew scene will take
the place of the memorized scene.
a.ln Camera mode, set the "EFFECT" item
in the main menu screen to "MIX"
(Menu OSD: p. 65). Then, perform steps
b-d above.
The memorized scene and the new
scene will appear mixed as the scene
changes from one to the other.
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-
-
, "
- -iFJr_T_-1
You can display a PinP (still image) screen
on the Main Picture.
1
Set POWER to CAMERA.
Press MENU to display the CAMERA
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
• PinP position is fixed at the bottom right of
the screen.
3
Picture
Rotate JOG KEY repeatedly to select
_,
then press JOG
KEY to display the DIGITAL EFFECT
menu screen.
Picture
(PinP still image)
PHOTOSHOT_
4'
Press JOG KEY to selectS.
• Press MENU to exit this menu.
• "P-IN-P" will appear in the EVF or the
LCD monitor.
3,
KEY
Aim at the scene you wish to place as
PinP, then press II (P-IN-P) to freeze
the image.
Press II (P-IN-P) again to place the
frozen image as PinP.
7RECi
Prees RECIPAUSE
PAUSE
to record a scene
with PinP image.
• Press PHOTOSHOT to record a
scene with PinP image in PhotoShot
mode
• Press II (P-IN-P) again to remove
PinP image.
,,7
P-IN-P
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i Before you begin, Turn on the Palmcorder.
Theoriginal
soundcanbereplaced
with
new sound using the built-in PaJmoorder
microphone.
insert a pre-reoerded tape to be dubbed. /
The origina_ sound is recorded onl
ST (Stereo) 1, and the new
sound will be recorded on ST
2.
t
The original sound is replaced
with the new sound.
* Select 12 bit if you do not want the
original sound to be completely replaced
during an audio dub.
, With tape containing both 12 bit end
16 bit audio, p_ease note that if dubbing is
started in a 16 bit portion, the 12 bit audio
will also be completely replaced.
Set POWER to VCR.
• (f you have the optional Remote
Control, you can set the Paimcorder to
stop automatically at a specified point
oh the tape. See "Memory-Stop
Editing" on page 44.
Press _. (PLAY). Then press
II (PAUSE) where you want dubbing to
begin.
2PLAY
Press MENU to display the VCR
FUNCTIONS menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to se/ecl
JOG KEY to display the RECORDING
SETUP menu screen.
Rotate JOG KEY to seLeot _
_,
and then press JOG KEY to
select ON.
• The Palmcorder will go to Stand By
mode, and ",&..DUB It' indication
appears in the EVF or the LOD
monitor. Go to step 4.
_A.DUB
Press A.DUB on the Remote Control
• The Pa]mcorder will go to Stand By
mode, and "A.DUB ir indication
appears in the EVF or the LCO
monitor. Go to step 4.
(Continued on next page.)
43
|_k_lllllll':----
_
._
4
Press II (PAUSE) to start Audio
Dubbing. "A.DUB [;>" indication
appears.
• Connect the Palmoorder to the TV in
order to monitor the sound.
(p. 37)
Only NTSC (National Television Standards
Commfttee) recorded tapes _n be audio
dubbed, The following screen appears if
the tape was not recorded in NTSC format,
Press II (PAUSE) to stop Audio
Dubbing.
dubbed sound.
• When a t6 bit r_c'ording is dubbed eve,',
the odgine( audio of the recording wRI be
erased.
• When a 12 bit recording }sdubbed over
and played back, and MIX is ee_ected as
the AUDIO, both the original
aud{o and
the dubbed audio are played back.
, if you receded in LP mode, you cannot
usa the A.DUB feature.
• If the microphone used for dubbing gets
too near the speaker of your TV,
a howling no{ca (feedback) may occur,
,, Ifthe tape position is inor _8.s started ina
blank section, you cannot use the A.DUE_
f_ature,
FUNCTIONS
You can set an automatic Dubbing stop
point.
B
,the VCR
menu sereeh.
Rotate JOG KEY to select
, and then prees JOG KF..V
Ore Rotate
display
the KEY
DISPLAY
SETUP menu.
JOG
to select
and then press JOG
to set to MEMORY.
D
Press MENU to exit MENU mode.
Then, press RESET on the remote
control to reset the Counter Memory
to M 0:00.00.
Now_ rewind to the editing start paint,
and continue with steps 2-5. The tape wil(
now stop a_omatioally at "M O;00.00_'.
44
-Before
you begin
• Connect both Palmcorder and VCR to
their power sources.
• Connect the Palmcerder to a VCR as
illustrated left.
• Turn ON both units.
• Set the recordirlg VCR's Input Signal
Selector to LINE.
• Set the Palmcorder POWER to VCR.
ISouree (Playing)l
Palmcorder
l
|r_sert a pre_recorded tape
into the source (playing) Pairncorder
and a blank tape, with record tab in
place, into the target VCR (Recorder).
Press I_ (PLA _t) on the Palmcordef.
When the tape reaches the point you
want to start dubbing, press PAUSE.
--AN Cable
(Supplied)
MHF Connecting
Cable (not
supplied)
R_or_Tnng:
_VCR (Rear) 1
Audio In
Video In
Place the VCR into REC/PAUSE
mode. (See VCR manual.)
SimuItaneousiy,
press PAUSE On
both units tO begin copying.
Pros
STOP on both unite when
copying is completed.
Te Audio in
• For technical reasons, dubbing a tape
may reduce its quality.
- Press DISPLAY ON TV on the Palmeerder
Remote Control (optional) to eliminate
EVF/LGD Monitor indications
• If the Time Code is displayed in the EVF
or LCD monitor, it cannot be reset.
• Only the DATE!TIME, when displayed, will
be recorded oh the tape.
TO Video In
|ili r_J'_ |ll lrl_l | i ilrLiIr(
I
|Ii
• Turn the TV ON and select its VCR
channel (either OH3 or CH4).
• Set the VCRITV Selector on the
recording VCR to MOR.
_cUoCAUTION:
nautherized e._ehanging and;0r
pying of Copyrighted recordings may
[be copyright intdngementi
!
J
J
45
a
ql
I iq I n L-.,
_,.-... ......
II
Before you begin --
r_
q
|
• Gonnect beth Palrncorders to their
power sources.
!
• Gonnect the two Palmco_ders using the I
DV Interface cabJe (LLINK)
(4-pin tO 4-pin).
• Turn both Palmcorders ON.
/
High quality digitaFto-digital copying can be
accomplished if both Palmcorders incorporate the DV Input/Output (i,LINK) Connector (DV Interface cable (i.LINK} is not
supplied).
_Sp_mrc_
(P|aYlng)
I
corder
Insstt a pre-rs_orded tape into the
source (playing) Palmcerder, and set
POWER tO VCR,
1
Insert a blank tape with the record
tab closed intothe target (recording}
Patmcorder and set POWER to VCR,
Recording 1
Palmcorder I
DV Interface _abie &LINK)
ption'al)
3
Press I1_(PLAY) on the source
F'almcert_er, When the tape reaches
the point you want to start dubbing,
press I I (PAUSE).
HoId down • (REC) and press
I_ (PLAY) on the target (recording)
Pa}mcorder or on the remote controf
(optional).
Press II (PAUSE) to pause the tape at
the starting p_intof the dub.
Simultaesously,
press II (PAUSE) on
both units tO begin dubbing.
4 EC
3, 4PLAY
£,
Press • (STOP) on the recording
unit, and then press • (STOP) on the
playin 9 unilto end dubbing.
,4, 5PAus
,4
PLAY
46
"When two Paimcorders are used _or
dubbhlg,it is recommended that the
Remote Control (optional) VCR_ or VCR2
setting be used to avoid improperoperation.
,-,,
CAUTION:
UnaL_thorized
exchanging
ahdlor
I
copying Ofc_py_/ghtedrecordings may I
, be copyright infringement .....
J
A video dip can be transferred directly to your PC (Personal Computer) via a DV interface
Cable (i.LINK) (not supplied) using products and software from a number of video editing
software companies.
Using products from v}deo editing software companies allows you to capture and edit
video clips using the DV Interface (LL|NK).
with any OHCI compliant Firewire Card/video - Editing software
Our
DVC being OHCI compliant should have no problem working
package,
_PC
]
1
Connector
DV'lnputiOutput
(LLINK)
Connector
DV Interface Cable (i.LINK)
(6-to-4 pin) (net supplied)
m
• During Palmcorder playback, do not disconnect the DV Interface Cable (i.LINK) ortum
the Palmcorder off as this may cause a PC hang-up error.
47
I ilLw'A Lw'ILoJJJ] _t-,_J'J[qlJLUAll
i'_ -"Ill (O_VklJ !1_1 [g I]_ L,L_I 0_1 [,] _4in
An image recorded on the DV Tape can be transferred to your PC (Personal Computer).
• IBM PC/AT or compatible
• InteP Pentium _ Processor
• Microsoft Windows 95/g5/MeiNT4.0i
2000/XP
• RAM: 16 MB or more
• 2 MB minimum available hard disk space
• 256 color monitor (full color recommended)
*Satisfy the conditions recommended
• 3.5 inch 1.44 MB floppy disk drive
(for installation)
• RS-2320 serial port (D-Sub 9-pin)
An adaptor (D-Sub 9-pin male to a
D-Sub female) is required for a
• D-Sub 25-pin
Mouse or other pointing device
by Microsoft for Windows.
RS-232C Serial port
(D-Sub 9-pin)
(Default is COM1.)
2
PC Connecting Cable for Windows
(optional: PC Connection Unit (PV-DRS2A,
p. 51))
Turn off your PC.
Connect the Palmeorder to your PC (Windows) using the PC connecting cable
(optional: PC Connection Unit (PV-DRS2A, p. 51)).
• Before connecting the Palmcorder to the PC, make sure the PC
power is off to insure that images are transferred properly.
Turn on your PC.
Set the Palmcorder POWER to VCR.
• For extended periods of use, it is recommended to use the AC Adaptor as a power
source.
• Refer to PC or Windows manual to identify which COM port is to be used for connection.
48
Turn your PC (Personal Computer)
on
and start up Windows.
Insert PHOTOVU LINK DRIVER Disk
(Optional) into a floppy disk drive.
Click on Start, then "Run_."
4
5
Type in "a:_etup.exe"
and click OK.
• If your 3.5 inch floppy disk drive is not
"A", use the appropriate letter.
Follow the instructions as they appear
on the PC screen until the installation
is complete.
• Setup window will disappear when
the installation is complete.
- Before you begin
PHOTOVU LINK:
You can transfer images from your
Palmcorder tape to your PC.
; Insert
Tape. (p. 12)connections.
Make the
Palmcorder-PC
(p. 48)
• Turn your PC on.
• Set Palmcorder POWER to VCR.
Click on Start, "(All) Programs,"
"Panasonic," "Palmcorder," then
"PHOTOVU LINK."
"PHOTOVU
LINK" is opened.
• COM Port and Baudrate are automatically
selected.
Refer to Help for information about
application operations and other Error
messages.
49
[ll-11iI!llltl]
lI:ll
lilll, I![ltl
itil!_,!
Pictures captured with the Palmcorder
can be transferred to your PC.
Before you begin
• Insert
recorded tape.connections.
(p. 12)
Make a
Palmcorder-PC
(p. 48)
• Turn your PC on.
• Set Palmeorder POWER to VCR.
Repeat steps 1 and 2 on page 49 to
run the Software.
"Preview
Window" screen appears.
Search and Select a still scene you
Transfer Button
want to transfer to your PC using VCR
Operation Buttons on the "Preview
window" screen. Then dick on
"Transfer"
to transfer selected image
from camcorder to "Preview Window"
in PLAY or STILL mode.
Operation
Button
Click on "File" then "Save As".
Save transferred image to PC.
• If, while transferring the image to your PC,
the displayed picture appears abnormal,
close PHOTOVU LINK and turn
Camcorder POWER off. Run PHOTOVU
LINK again and turn Palmcorder Power
back on. Now transfer again.
• Photo Search may fail to detect a
recorded PhotoShct image if the image is
3 seconds or less.
5O
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AC Adaptor with AC Cable
and DC Cable
$119.95
CGR-D08N1B
80OmAh / 1 h 30 rain, Battery
Pack
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$99.95
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$129.95
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DV Interface Cable (i.LINK)
(4-pin to 4-pin)
$55.00
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$29.95
PC Connection
Call for
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Pricing
51
Please
photocopy
this
1, Palmcerder Mode_ #
form
when
placing
an order.
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Description
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52
ORDER OFFICE
The clock batter',/is pre-installed.
necessary.
Follow the steps below if replacement becomes
t''WARNING
.........
I Repiace
battery
I
with Panasonic 0[ Newsun type CR2025 0niy. LISa Of another battery
I may present a risk of fire or explosion:
Icaut on battery may exp Ode il mistreated. Dispose o_ used batteR,, properly. Keep
I
I
away from children: DO not recharge, disassemble or dispose of _n a fire.
Before
J
you begin-
Set POWER to OFF or discor_nect the
Palmcorder from a power source.
4
While pinching the 2 tabs, pull
Battery Tray out.
Bend middle tab out and remove
Battery.
Snap new Battery (@)mark down)
into Battery Tray.
• Do not reverse the polarity.
insert Battery Tray so the triangle
marks meet.
®
• Keep Battery out of children's reach.
Swallowing it may be harmful.
• Improper installation, discharge, or
missing battery causes "CLOCK
BATTERY" to appear.
• Battery life is approximately 5 years.
• Set POWER to OFF or disconnect the
Palmcorder from a power source when
replacing the clock battery.
53
Your Palmcordet has been designed for normal scene iilumir,,atior_ of 150 footcandles
(1500 Ix). However, the Palmcorder may be used at F1:1.8, if illumination is more than
0.5 footcandles (5 Ix).
The table below'shows the color temperature for reference.
PALMCORDER
SETTINGS
NATURAL LIGH'[
CONDrrlON8
• Fair weather,
blue sky
• Slightly clourJy sky
IG_.'_;_
I_JU_
AR33F|C_AL MGHT SOURCE
TEmpErATURE
COL_aTJ_T
I
mz-m_ I
--10,000
Bluish
I
Whitish
I
* Color television
--6,000
• CIouc_y or mt_y _ky
--6,500
=..'_UTDOOR
--6,000
--6,500
--5,000
_
_ALrI'cY'
• Fluorescent lamp (White)
--4,000
• Normal flash bulb
--3,500
andbefore sunset
• 81u8 lamp for photography
--4,500
• Fluorescent
--3,200
photography
• Ha_a_
• Sunlight30
• Sunlight20
--2,800
• Iodine lamp
• Tungsten lamp
min. aftersunrise
Yelt0w_sh I
• Acetylen8 lamp
a_d before _unsat
--2,000
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lamp
min. aftersunriae
and before sunset
(BI_O Filter
Range)
lamp {O_white)
• Tungsten It_mp for
• Sunlight 40 mtn. after sunrise
="INDOOR _
• Fluorescent lamp {Daylight)
Oamor_ flash bulb
• Kerosene tamp
• Candlelight
Reddish
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Power Source:
Digital Interface
Palmcorder: 7.2 V DC (Battery)
7.8 V DC (AC Adaptor)
AC Adaptor: 110/120/220/240 V AC, 50/60 Hz
Battery: Lithium-Ion Type DC 7.2 V
Patmcerder : 7.2 V/7.5 V DO 5.5 W
AC Adaptor : 18 W
1 W {when not irt use.)
i.LINK (IEEE1394_
Video Signal:
EIA Standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal
Video Recording System:
Audio:
2 rotary heads, helical scanning system
Pick-Up System and Device:
One integral color filter Charge Coupled Device (CCD)
1/6 inch
Lens:
10:1 zoom lens, F1:1.8 with auto iris control
Focal length: 2.3 mm- 23 mm
Power zoom function
Lens filter diameter: 27 mm
Viewfinper:
LCD Monitor:
&4 mm (0.33 inch) Liquid Crystal Elestronic Viewfinder
Power Consumption:
't2 bit (32 kHz) 4 tracks
16 bit (48 kHz) 2 tracks
63.5 mm I2.5 inch) Uqutd Crystal Display
Minimum illumination Required: 10 Ix (F1:1.8) 1 foctcandle
Operating Temperature:
32 °F_ 't 04 °F (0 °C_40 °C)
Operating Humidity:
Weight:
"tO%~75 %
Palmcorder:
ACAdapter:
Dimensions:
Palmcorder:
AC Adaptor:
0.46
1.01
0.16
0.35
kg
Ibs.
k_
Ibs.
66 (W) x 87 (H) x
2-5/8 (W) x 3-3/8
70 (W) x 45 (H) x
2-3/4 (W) x 1-3/4
123 (D) mm
(H) x 4-7/8 (D) inch
115 (D) mm
(}4) x 4-112 (D) inch
Weight 8rid dimensions shown are approximate.
Designs and specifications are subject to change without notice.
This product has a fluorescent lamp that contains a smal; amount of mercury. It also
contains lead in some components. Disposal of these materials may be regulated in
your community due to environmental considerations. For disposal or recycling
information please contact your local authorities, or the Electronics Industries Alliance:
<http:ii_>
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(a) Video Head Cleaning: NormaUy, your Palmcorder wm not
require head cleaning. However, it is possible that the heads
may become dogged due to dust in the air, playing damaged
tapes, long term use, etc. If "NEED HEAD CLEANING" appears
for 5 seconds in the EVF or LCD monitor, the heads may require
cleaning.
Clogged Video Head
(b) Cleaning the Heads: It is recommended that head cleaning
be performed by a qualified service technician. Please contact
your nearest Panasonic Servicenter. An alternate solution is to
obtain a head cleaning cassette. Please use Panasonic
cleaning cassette (AY-DVMCLA). Be sure to follow the cleaning
instructions carefuUy. Excessive use of the head cleaning
cassette could shorten video head life.
Use this cassette only when a head clogging symptoms occur.
Refer servicing to qualified service personnel.
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• When you go from function to function (PLAY, FF, REW ete.), please note that the unit
will not accept a new function operation unti{ the previous operation is complete.
• The POWER Button and all function buttons, (PLAY, FF, REW, etc.) are only operational
after the tape has been completely loaded.
When the following accessories are attached and the zoom is set to maximum wide angle,
the four corners of the sceen may appear darker:
• Wide or Telephoto conversion lens (optional).
• A filter (optional), etc. and then the lens hood.
• Two filters (optional).
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If you have a problem with your Palmoordor, it may be something you can correct yourself.
Check the list below for symptoms and corrections.
No picture in the EVF or LCD Monitor...
• Make sure the Power Source is connected.
(pp, 14, 15}
, Make sum th_ POWER switch is set to VCR
or CAMERA. (pp. 18, 30)
• Check the Dew indicator. (p. 58)
• Make sure the Battery is fully charged.
(p. 14)
• Make sure all necessa_ cables are
connected correctly and firmly. (p. fS)
• Make sure the Lens Cap is removed. (p. 18)
Video cassette cannot be inserted._
• Make sure the Power Source is connected.
(pp. 14, 1,5)
• Insert the casse_e record tab up, window
side facing out. (p. t2)
Video cassette cannot be removed...
• Make sure the Power source is connected.
(pp, t4, 1,5)
No operation starts whee operation
buttons are pressed...
, Check the Dew indicator. (p. 58)
Recordie 8 cannot be done...
• Make sure the r_cord tab is closed. (p. 6)
• Check the 8artery Indication. (p. 69)
Auto Focus does not operate.,.
• Make sure FOCUS is set to AUTO. (p. 27)
• Make sure the unit is ON and sat to
CAMERA mode, (p. 18)
Sound from microphone
monitored...
- Make sure the unit is set to REG or REC]
PAUSE mode. (p. 18)
Sound cannot be heard_.
cannot be
- Make sure the Audio on the VOR MENU is
set to ST1. (pp. 43, 67)
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The following warning displays appear in the EVF and the LCD monitor.
If the Pa]mcorder is in CAMERA mode without a cassette
<'[_' will flash and 'q'APE NOT INSERTED _ will appear for
5 seconds. Recording will not start.
If the Palmcorder is in CAMERA mode or Audio dub mode with the
cassette sliding record tab opened, "[_' will flash and "CHECK
REC TAB" will appear for 5 seconds. Recording will not start.
When Audio dub is performed and the recording in other than
NTSC format, '_'
will flash and "CANNOT REC _ will appear for
5 seconds.
When the tape is about to end in REC mode, "[]
flash and "TAPE END" will appear for 5 seconds.
END _will
When an incompatible tape is detected, "INCOMPATIBLE
TAPE" will appear for 5 seconds.
If the video heads require cleaning, "NEED HEAD CLEANING _
will appear for 5 seconds.
When the Palmcorder and remote are not set to the same mode
(VCR1 or VCR2), "CHECK REMOTE MODE (REMOTE) _ appears
for 5 seconds. It also appears when the Palmcorder is first turned
on+
When an AUDIO DUB is attempted on a pre-recorded LP tape,
"CANNOT REC LP-MODE" win appear for 5 seconds.
If excessive moisture condenses in the unit, "WARNING _will
flash, "DEW DETECTED" will appear, and the Palmcorder will
automatically turn OFF in 15 seconds.
In this case, wait until the indicator no longer flashes when your
Palmcorder is turned ON again.
When a battery recharge is necessary, "WARNING" will
flash, "LOW BATTERY" will appear, and the Palmcorder will
automatically turn OFF in 15 seconds. (p. 69)
When the Clock Battery is discharged, "CLOCK BATTERY _ will
appear. To replace the Clock Battery, set POWER to OFF or
disconnect the Palmcorder from a power source.
If you play a tape recorded in a format other than NTSC or you try
to copy copy-protected data, "INCOMPATIBLE DATA" will appear.
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form
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making
a roquost
for service
notico.
h the unlikely event this product needs
service,
• Please include your proof of purchase.
(Failure to due so will delay your repair,)
• To further speed your repair please provide
an exp anat_on of what is wrong with the unit
and any symptom it is exhibiting.
Request
forService
Notice:
Mail this completed form and your Proof of Purchase along with your unit to:
Panasonie Services Company
_705 N. Randall Road
Elgin, IL. 60123-7847
Attn: Camcerder Repair
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D_tS_ON OF MAT£USHITA ELECTRIC
CORPORATION OF AMERICA
One Pane_anic Way Secau_us, New Jersey 070_
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AVE. 65 de I_anteHa, Kin. 95 San Geb_i_ tadb'str_a_park,
Ceretina, Puerto RiCO 00_85
PanasoniclQuasar
Video Products
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Limited Warranty Coverage
tf y_ur pcc_
dc_s no_w_tk propet_y br._a_a o_a _fect in mateea_ or _arkma_sh_p Panase_c C_sumer EIr._ro_Q4_Com_anyor
Pa re.so ni_ SaFes Com#a_ (col_;tt_e,_y _r._..za'ad
to as %'_e_tarrard_P will, Ibr the length of _hepehed ind_cat_sd
an the chart be_le'_0w,
wni_h starts with the date of original purchase (!,varraety pedod"), ?t _ opit0n either (a) repa!r you r pffetuet W_thnew or refu_shed
part_ or (b I replace it with a new or a re{u_lshed product The decision to repair or re_I_ wllbe ma_ by the warramfor.
P_O¢luct
Parts
Labor
Service
Conta_
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On_ (1 _ Year (_cc_l_t CCO
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United Sk_te_ o_ P_er#_ Rico. This warrant/is e_eeded only to the oit gmal p_er
of _ _
pred.( _h_ch _as r_al sold "as is_
A p_rche8_ receipt or other proof el the ed_in_l p_rc_h_se dale i_ required fo_ _arra_ty ser_
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tea_ or o_sme_.i_d_me._e_ ttar d_4_ it cover m_rkings or retained image._ on he piet_e _be re_Jt_in9 from viewing fixed images
(incl_ading,_mong _ther thi_r_j& I_rbox
pieture_ on ._tat_
4:3 ,t_cro'enTV_, or rrot_-ex_a_de5 _ndard 4:3 _ieture_ c_ wid_
screen TV'_, or onscreen data in a stationary and fixed Ioc_tio_). The warranty ALSO DOE_ NOT COVER dam_ge_ _hied
occurred it__hipmeet, or taiitJres which a_e caused by p_ed_d_&_at _ed
by the _e._a_ter, o_fail_re_ which re_uit from
a_ideet& minus, abuse, n_gle¢it, mishaedling, misapplit,'ation, alteration, faulty in_tallation_ set-up _dit_slmeets, mi_diustmenl
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or tr_._l _ _lt_ f_m the _ieer,
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THI_ PERIOD OF THI_ LIMITED WARRANTY.
Son_e _tete_ do not all¢_ the ex_l_ion Or I_mita_!onet it_ci_ntal rat t_q_e_l
,;_m_s,
or lirrlJte:_ion8on h_w Ion_ _n implied
_e_rriy I_et_, s_._lfle ex_lu_ion_ m_y _ot _,pply to yo_
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1-800-332-5368 (Customer Orders Only )
For"hearing or speech impaired TrY users, TrY: 14366_605-127T
Panasontc Services Company 20421 84th Avenue _outh, Kent, WA 98032
(Monday-Friday 6 am-5 pm_ Saturday 6 am-10:30 am, PST)
(Visa, MasterCard, Discover Card, American Express, Check)
Centralized
Factory
Servicenter
Pa.nr_eenie
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MAIL TO
:
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Elgin, iL 60I 23-7847
Altention: C_mcorder Repair
Please carefully pack and ship, p_ep_idand insured, to the Elgin Centralized Faeter_ Ser.zkz.er,
ter.
Customer'sin Puer'_oRieo_ple_,seship e[ _tr_ In to Iocetionbelow CServioein Puer_ P,ieo_'_.
As Of August 2002
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ADVERTENCIA:
PARA EVITAR INCENDIOS Y DESCARGAS
ELECTRICAS,
NO EXPONGA ESTE EQUIPO A LA LLUVIA NI A
LA HUMEDAD.
SU '_'_i]_ T Paimcorder est& dise_ada para grabar y reproducir an el modo de ReproducciSn
Est&ndar (SP) y modo Largo (LP).
Se recomienda el uso sS]o de cintas de cassette que hayan sido probadas e
inspeccionadas para su uso an aparatos VCR con Jamarca M_,|_.r
La etiqueta de r6gimen
estd pegada en Ia base de la cubierta del cargador.
Este dispositivo cumple con la parts 15 de las Reglas del FCC. El funcionamiento estA
sujeto a las dos siguientes condiciones: (1) Este dispositivo puede no causar
intefferencias perjudiciales, y (2) este dispositivo debe aceptar cualquier interferencia
recibida, inciuyendo interferencias qua pueden causar un funcionamiento no deseado.
Nota:
Este equipo ha sido puesto a prueba y se encontr5 que cumple con la Parts 15
de las reglas de] FCC. Estos limites estAn disefados para proveer una
protecci6n razonable contra interferencias cuando se opera an un ambiente
residencial.
Si este equipo causa interferencias an la recepci_n de radio o te]evisi6n, Io cua]
se puede comprobar al apagar y encender el equipo, utilice el equipo an otra
ubicaciSn yio utilice un tomacorriente diferente al que est& utilizando e] receptor.
Si es necesario, consu]te con e] distfibuidor o un t_cnico experto de radioFFV
para solicitar ayuda. Puede encontrar 5til el folleto 'InformaciSn sobre las
intefferencias' disponible en las oficinas regionaies del FCC local
Adverteneia del FCC:
Para asegurar la conformidad continua del FCC, utilice solamente el cable de
inteffaz blindado cuando conecte una c_mara de video digital a una
computadora de acuerdo con las instrucciones incluidas aqur. Tambi_n,
cualquier cambio sin autorizaciSn o modificaciones a este equipo anu]ari'an la
autoridad dei usuario para operario.
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iAntes
de comenzar
• Cargue Ja batter[& (P&gina 14.)
Coloque la bateria y des{fcela hacia ardba hasta que
se quede bloqueada con un clic.
Esta videoc&mara contiene un sistema de ejecuci6n f&ci{ del cassette. Per eso,
es f&cil de introducir o sacar el cassette aunque est6 montado sobre un
tdpode. (PAgina 7.)
Oeslice el interru
expulsi6n de cinta (TAPE
EJECT) para abrir la tapa del
compartimento del cassette.
Ajuste el interrupter
de alimentaei6n
_PcOWER)a Ia posici6n
R o CAMERA.
Introduzca un cassette con
la parte de la ventana haeia
arriba.
• Aseg_irese de que la
Jeng_eta de grabaci6n est6
cerrada. (PAgina 6.)
Presione Ia marca PUSH
CLOSE (EMPUJAR PARA
CERRAR) para cerrar la
tapa del compartimiento del
cassette.
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Cuando el monitor LCD se enchuentra totalmente
abjerto, el visor se DESACTIVA autom&ticamente.
Ajuste el interruptor de alimentacidn
(POWER) i la posici6n CAMERA.
Ajuste el control Ide ajuste de
viei6n eegdn Io desee.
Visor
Monitor LCD
Preeioneel botdn de grabaci6n/pausa
(RECJPAUSE) pars inioiar la grabaciSn.
Vuelve a pulsar el bot6n de grabaci_n/
pausa (RECIPAUSE) parahacer una
pausa en la grabaci6n.
Cuando el monitor LCD se enchuentra totalmente
abierto, el visor se DESACTIVA automAticamente.
Utilice la leng0eta OPEN pars
desbloquear el monitor LCD.
Balanc6e abridndolo
completemente y ajuete el _ngulo.
_-Antes de comenzar
• Cargue la batterfa. (P&gina 14_J
Ajuste el interruptor de
elimenteci6n (POWER) a
Ie poeici6n VCR.
180 °
Utilice la leng(Jete OPEN para desbloquear el monitor LCD.
Balances abri_ndolo completamente y ejuste el _ngulo.
Presione el bot6n de--_
rebobinado _ (REW)
pars rebobinar la cinta.
,4
/_"11'
Presione el bot6n de
reproduccibn
I_ (PLAY)
pars reproducir la cinta.
Preeione el bot6n de
pareda • (STOP) pars
detener la reproducciSn.
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D. ZOOM (p. 38)
To select 25X (from 10X to 25X) or
700X (from 10X to 700X).
Setting to OFF cancels the previously
selected digital zoom.
CINEMA (p. 23)
When set to ON, you can record a
picture compatible with a wide-screen
TV equipped with an $2 picture
terminal.
EFFECT (p. 41)
To select one of the 10 digital
functions.
Setting to OFF cancels the previously
selected digital function.
REC SPEED (pp. 6, 18)
SP: Normal recording speed mode.
LP: Recording time is 1.5 times as
long as in the SP mode. For
example, 120 minutes of
recording is possible on a
80 minute tape.
AUDIO REC (p. 43)
12 bit: The sound is
12 bit/32 kHz
16 bit: The sound is
16 bit/48 kHz
mode.
PROG. AE (p. 24)
To select one of the 5 Program AE
modes. Setting to OFF cancels the
previously selected Program AE
mode.
PROGRESSIVE (p. 20)
When set to ON+ still pictures taken
with PhotoShct are recorded with a
higher resolution than with normal
PhotoShot.
recorded in the
mode.
recorded in the
high-quality
SCENEINDEX
DAY:
An index signal is recorded
when recording is restarted
after the date has changed
since the last recording.
2 HOUR: An index signal is recorded
when recording is restarted
after a lapse of more than
2 hours.
WIND CUT (p. 2g)
To reduce sound distortion caused by
wind hitting the microphone.
ZOOM MIC (p. 21)
When set to ON, the microphone's
directional angle and sensitivity vary
according to the zoom operation.
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DISPLAY (p. 70)
To select the desired type of display
changes to al{ function display, Partial
display, and Minimum display.
LCD/EVF SETUP (p. 19)
Setting to ON displays the menu for
adjusting the LCD brightness, color
level, and the EVF brightness.
REMOTE (p. 10)
VCRI: To receive signals from the
Remote Control, set to VCR1.
VCR2: To receive signals from
the Remote Control, set to
VCR2.
OFF:
To prevent reception of
signals from the Remote
Control
BEEP SOUND
Set to ON to hear beep when starting
and stopping camera recording or
when unusual conditions occur. To
cancel the beep, set to OFF.
Palmcorder will beef
Once when you start recording
Twice when you stop recording
Repeatedly when warning of
unusual conditions. (p. 58)
_SHTR EFFECT (p. 20)
When set to ON, still pictures taken in
the PhoteShot mode are recorded
with a visual shutter effect and click
sound.
CLOCK SET (p. 14)
When set to ON, the date and time
can be set on the screen.
DATE/TIME (p. 69)
The date and time can be set and
displayed on the screen.
C. DISPLAY (p. 70)
o select the desired type of counter
indication displayed on the LCD
Monitor or inthe viewfinder.
SELF REC (p. 22)
NORMAL: During self-recording, the
picture on the LCD Monitor is the
same as it w}l{ be recorded.
MIRROR:
During self-recording, the
picture on the LCD Monitor is
horizontally reversed.
C. RESET (p. 70)
Setting to ON resets the counter to
DEMO MODE (p. 11)
When set to ON, Self Demo starts.
zero.
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BLANK SEARCH (p. 31)
Select ON to go directly to a blank
portion of the tape.
SEARCH (p. 35)
_eleet the desired Index Search
function.
PHOTO: To search for Photo shot
pictures.
SCENE: TO search for _cenes marked
with Index signal.
12bit AUDIO (p. 44)
[o select the desired audio p/aybadK
mode after performing audio dubbing
in the 12 bit mode (SP mode only).
ST1 : The onginal sound alone is
played back.
ST2 : The dubbed sound alone is
played back.
MIX : The original sound and the
dubbed sound are played back
together.
,MULTI SPEED (p. 36)
In Strobe Multi mode, used ta select
the interval at which a succession of
still screens are captured from the
playback picture.
FAST
: Every 0.3 seconds
NORMAL : Every 0.6 seconds
SLOW
: Every 1.0 seconds
EFFECT1 (p. 41)
To select one of the 6 digital functions.
Setting to OFF cancels the previously
selected digital function.
EFFECT2 (p. 41)
To select one of the 2 digital picture
effects for playback. Setting to OFF
cancels the previously selected digital
effect.
D. ZOOM (p. 39)
Set to ON to double the size of a
playback image. Setting to OFF
cancels the previously selected digital
zoom,
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REC SPEED (p. 6]
SP: Normal recording speed
mode.
LP: Recording time is 1.5 times as
long as in the SP mode. For
example, 120 minutes of
recording is possible on an
80 minute tape.
AUDIO DUB (p. 43)
Sot to AUDtO DUB "ON" in the Menu
OSD to use the Audio Dub feature.
DATE/TIME (p. 69)
The date and time can be set and
displayed on the screen.
C. DISPLAY (p, 70)
To select the desired type of counter
indication displayed on the LCD
Monitor or in the viewfinder.
C.RESET (p. 70)
Setting to ON resets the counter to
zero.
DISPLAY (p. 70)
To select the desired type of display
changes to all function display, Partial
display, and Minimum display.
LCD/EVF SETUP (p, 19)
Setting to ON displays the menu for
adjusting the LCD brightness, color
level, and the EVF brightness.
REMOTE (p, 10)
VCR1 : To receive signals from the
Remote Control, set to VCR1.
VCR2: To receive signals from the
Remote Control, set to VCR2.
OFF : To prevent reception of signals
from the Remote Control.
CLOCK SET (p. 16)
When set to ON, the date and time can
be set on the screen.
68
Here are some of the basic indications which will appear on the Palmcorder
Monitor. Only Date and Time indications will be recorded onto the tape.
EVF and LCD
H[I,7±1ltjI =1:tr±TgLl,]:tl ltjL'_,_]i
Battery Remaining
FULL
EM_rfY
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Tape Remaining
(AY_DVM3OEJ)
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Date and Time Indication
(Menu OSD: pp. 66, 68)
As shown below, the date and time
indication changes each time DATE/TIME
is selected from the Palmcorder's MENU
(Menu OSD: pp. 66, 68) or the DATEG'IME
Button is pressed on the remote.
(AY_DVM60EJ)
D/T
(DATE/TIME)
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• It will take several seconds for the tape
remaining indicator to operate after the
tape starts moving.
CINEMA Indication
(Menu OSD: p. 65)
O
Digital Zoom and other Digital
Functions (Menu OSD: p. 65)
This display appears when the digital
zoom function has been activated.
O
Playback Effect (Menu OSD: p. 67)
This display appears when SEPIA or
BiW is selected in VCR menu.
O
Volume Display (p. 31)
The volume bar appears when the
volume of the built-in speaker is being
adjusted.
OFF
O
Tape Speed Indication
(Menu OSD: p. 65)
Indicates the tape speed
DATE
(SP or LP).
_MNL
Indication (pp. 26~29)
This display appears when AUTO]
MANUAL is pressed to MANUAL.
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WARNING Indication (p. 58)
The warning displays appear in the
EVF and the LCD monitor.
Counter/Time Code
The indication switches as shown
below when the desired "C. DISPLAY"
mode is selected from the menu.
(Menu OSD: pp. 66, 68)
LinearTime Counter Memory Counter
Time Code
Memory Counter M 0:00.00
The Palmcorder will stop whenever it
reaches the point where the counter was
previously set to M 0:00.00 dudng audio
dub, fast forward, or rewind.
Time Code 0h00m00s00f
The Palmcerder calculates and displays
exactly where you are on any tape in terms
of hours, minutes, seconds, and frames
(30 frames = 1 second).
• This display cannot be reset.
70
IMPORTANT NOTE:
• Display must be set to ALL for MF, AE,
WBALANCE or BACK LIGHT indications
to be displayed on the EVF or LCD Panel
when selected.
• C.RESET does not work when C. DISPLAY
is set to T.CODE
_Tape
Mode Indications
REC
Recording,
PHOTO
PhotoShot recording.
PAUSE
Paused during recording.
E>
Playback.
II
Still.
ID
Slow (forward).
<31
Slow (reverse).
I1>
Frame Advance (forward).
411
Frame Advance (reverse).
RD
Repeat Playback.
CHK
Recording Check.
FF
Fast forward.
REW
Rewind.
[::>D
FF Search.
REW Search.
BLANK
Blank Search.
SEARCH
Index Search.
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MAGICPIX Indication (p. 39)
This display appears when MAGIC
PIX is pressed.
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Zoom Magnification
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Level (p. 38)
Digital EIS Indications (p. 40)
This display appears when EIS is
pressed.
PROGRAM-AE
_
Manual Focus Indication (p. 27)
_
White Balance Indication
_
Shutter Mode Indication
, WIND CUT indication
(Menu OSD: p. 65)
This display appears when WiND CUT
is set to ON.
Indication (p. 24)
(p. 26)
Z.MIC Indication (Menu OSD: p. 65)
This display appears when ZOOM
MIC is set to ON.
Light Indication (p. 8)
Fhis display appears when LIGHT is
set to ON.
Backlight Indication (p. 23)
This display appears when BACK
LIGHT is pressed.
_
_lris
_
_
Progressive Indication
(Menu OSD: p. 65)
This display appears when
PROGRESSIVE is set to ON.
(p. 28)
Indication (p. 29)
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L_ns
_\
\
EfficiBright_M__\
LED Light
p. 8.
\
\
\
\
Remote Senso_
p. 9.
Built-in Twin_
Capsule 2-Way
Microphone
System
POWER ZOOM--_
_PHOTOSHOT
p. 2O.
FJOG
KEY
_. 16, 17.
FOCUS DIAL
p. 31.
_Cassette
Compartment
Cover
p. 7.
p. 31.
TAPE EJECT_
pp. 7, 12.
MENU
pp. 16, 17.
REC/PAUSE_
pp. 13, 18.
POWER
(VCR,OFF,
CAMERA)
pp. 12_ 13.
LCD (Liquid_
Crystal Display)
Monitor
pp. 12, 13, 19, 30.
OPEN
pp. 12,13,19,30.
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Viewfinder (EVF)
p. 13.
_
Built-in Speaker
PCConnector
--\_
p. 48.
C|ock Battery_
Tray
p. 53.
DV Input/Outpt_
-_
(LLINK) Connector
pp, 46, 47.
_DC
/
/
IN Terminal
p. 15.
Connecto_
pp, 3Z45,
pHONE
p. 30.
REC
p, 4O,
FOCUS
p. 27.
p. 32,
_
Vision
pP.
[STILL)
pp. 32,44,46.
P4N-P
p. 42,
\--STOP
pp. 13,30.
- CAUTION:
p. 14.
RESET
pp. 9, 4,4.
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'._ VCR OC Output
Connector
p. 15.
This unit will operate or_ 11D/12OJ220/
240 V AC. An AC plug ad84_tor may
be required for voltages o_her than
120V AC, Please contact either a
local er foreign electricaJ parts
dist¢ibutor for assistar_,,-'ein selecting
an a(temate AC plug.
We recommend using the accessory
power plug adaptor |'VJSS0070/
KZOB4ZEOOOOt) in &n area which
has epecia{ AQ outlets.
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AC Adaptor.... 6, 14, 15,
Accessories (Optional)..
Accessories (Supplied)...
NV Cable ........... 6, 37,
Approximate Brightness
Values .........................
Audio Dubbing ........ 43,
Audio/Video Fade In/Out
......................................
51
51
6
45
25
Backlight ....................... 23
Battery Pack.. 6, 12, 14, 51
Battery Remaining
Indication ..................... 69
Battery Warning ............ 58
Before Requesting Service
................................ 56, 57
Blank Search ................. 31
C
CINEMA Mode .............. 23
Cleaning Care for
Video Heads ................ 56
Clock Battery ........... 53, 58
Clock Set ....................... 16
Connecting Earphone ... 30
Copying from Digital
Equipment ................... 46
Copying your Tapes ...... 45
Customer Services
Directory ..................... 61
D
Date and Time Indication
89
DC Power Cable.. 6, 15, 51
DEW Indication ............. 58
Digital EI.S ................... 40
Digital Functions ........... 41
Digital PhotoShot TM Mode
......................................
......................................
20
Di t?t!
v!:!t:t
D_ital Zoom ............ 38, 39
Interface Cable (i.LINK)
.......................... 46, 47, 51
E
Easy Cassette Eject ........ 7
EfficiBright TM LED Light .. 8
Erase Protection Tab ....... 6
EVFiLCD Monitor
Indications ............. 69_71
R
Check
32
Focus ............................ 27
Frame by Frame Advance
......................................
54
44
B
......................................
F
Fast Forward!Rewind
34
H
Hand Strap ...................... 7
High Speed Shutter ...... 28
How to remove the Sensor
tag ................................. 6
I
Important Safeguards ..... 3
Index of Controls _... 72_74
Index Search ................. 35
Iris ................................. 29
L
LCDiEVF Setting ........... 19
Lens Cap ............. 6, 7, 18
Lens Cap Strap ........... 6, 7
Limited Warranty ........... 60
M
MagicPix TM Images ....... 39
Memory Counter ........... 70
Memory Stop Editing .... 44
MENU OSD ............. 65_68
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On-Screen Displays (OSD)
......................................
88
P
Rapid Visual Search ..... 32
Recording Check .......... 22
Recording Still Pictures
.....................................
22
Remote Control (Optional)
............................ 9,51,74
Remote Controlling Two
Palmcorders ................ 10
Repeat Playback ........... 31
Request for Service Notice
......................................
89
S
Safety Precautions .......... 2
Self Demo Mode ........... 11
Self Recording .............. 22
Shoulder Strap ............ 6, 7
Simple Recording ......... 18
Slow Motion Playback ... 33
Spanish Quick Use Guide
................................ 62_64
Specifications ................ 55
STILL Picture ................ 32
Strobe Multi Mode ......... 36
Supplying Power ..... 14, 15
T
Table of Contents ............ 5
Tape Remaining Indications
......................................
89
Tape Speed ..................... 6
Tape Warning ................ 58
U
Palmcorder Accessory
Order Form ................. 52
PC Connection ........ 47, 48
PHOTOVU LINK ...... 49, 50
Picture in Picture (PinP)
......................................
42
Playback using the LCD
Monitor ........................ 30
Precautions ..................... 4
Program AE ................... 24
Progressive PhoteShot TM
Mode ........................... 20
Q
Using the Palmcorder Menu
......................................
17
V
Quick Guide ............ 12, 13
Zoom In/Out .................. 21
Zoom Microphone ......... 21
Variable Speed Search
......................................
VHF Connecting Cable
......................................
33
45
Volume Display ....... 31,69
W
White Balance ............... 26
WIND CUT .................... 29
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Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company,
Division of Matsushita Electric Corporation of America
One Panasonic Way Secaucus, New Jorsoy 0709¢
Panasonic Sales Company ("PSC"),
Division of Matsushita Electric of Puerto Rico, tnc,
Ave. 65 de ll_fentori_,Kin. 9.5 San Oabriel Industrial Park CaroJin_,
Puerto Rico 00985
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