Detailed instructions for use are in the User's Guide.
[. . . ] The Mains plug shall remain readily operable to disconnect the plug in case of an accident. While using the compact power adapter, do not wrap it or cover it with a piece of cloth, and do not place it in confined narrow spaces. Heat may build up, the plastic case may deform and it could result in electric shock or fire. Using any device other than the Compact Power Adapter CA-570 may damage the camcorder. [. . . ] Discs that can be unfinalized DVD-R/DVD-R DL in VIDEO mode DVD-RW in VIDEO mode DVD-RW in VR mode You can record additional scenes even without unfinalizing the disc
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Refer to this chapter for details on shooting photos from capturing and playing back images to printing them.
3 Move the lens cover switch down
to to open the lens cover.
Before using a memory card for the first time, be sure to initialize it with this camcorder ( 58).
Start/Stop . · Once the focus is automatically adjusted, will turn green and one or more AF frames will appear. · The CARD access indicator will flash as the still image is being recorded. · When you press PHOTO on the wireless controller, the still image is recorded after the autofocus is activated and locked.
Observe the following precautions while the card access display ( ) appears on screen, and when the CARD access indicator is on or flashing. - Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card. - Do not change the position of the / switch or the operating mode.
1 Move the
If the subject is not suitable for autofocus, turns yellow. Adjust the focus manually ( 40).
2 Turn the
switch to ON to set the camcorder in CAMERA mode. The red CAMERA indicator will turn on.
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Selecting Photo Size and Quality
Still images are recorded on the memory card using JPEG compression. Select the [LW 1152x648] size for photos with an aspect ratio of 16:9. ( 20)
* Press to move back and forth between size and quality selection. The number displayed on the right corner indicates the approximate number of images that can be recorded with the current quality/size setting.
· Depending on the number of images on the memory card (Windows: 1, 800 images or more; Macintosh: 1, 000 images or more), you may not be able to transfer images to a computer. 4 Select ( ) [ERASE] and press
Erasing All Images
2 Move (
, ) the frame to the part of the image you want to see enlarged. To cancel the magnification, move the zoom lever toward W until the frame disappears.
[ MENU] [ STILL IMG OPER. ] [ERASE ALL IMAGES] [YES]
IMPORTANT You can erase still images recorded on the memory card. You can erase either a single still image or all the still images.
Be careful when erasing images. Erased images cannot be recovered.
Protected images on the memory card cannot be erased.
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Records a single still image.
Continuous Shooting and Exposure Bracketing (Drive Mode)
Take a series of pictures of a moving subject or record the same picture in 3 levels of exposure in order to choose later the picture you like the best. ( POINTS TO CHECK Mode switch: (except for the [ FIREWORKS] recording program). ] (High-Speed Continuous Shooting) Captures a series of still images as long as you hold Start/Stop pressed down. [ AEB] (Auto Exposure Bracketing)
The camcorder records a still image in three different exposures (dark, normal, light in 1/2 EV steps), allowing you to choose the shot you like the best.
[ SINGLE] Desired option
Maximum number of continuous shots
Number of frames (shots) per second Normal speed High speed 2. 5 frames 4. 2 frames Maximum number of continuous shots LW 1152x648, L 1152x864 S 640x480 20 images 60 images
These figures are approximate and vary with the recording conditions and subjects. The actual number of frames per second will be lower when (camcorder shake warning) is displayed on the screen.
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CONTINUOUS SHOOTING/ HIGH-SPEED CONTINUOUS SHOOTING
Press Start/Stop and hold it pressed down. A series of still images will be recorded as long as you hold the button pressed.
[ ON:AiAF] (Mode switch: *, )
Depending on the shooting conditions, one or more AF frames out of the nine frames available are automatically selected and the focus is fixed on them. [ ON:CENTER] (Mode switch: *) In this mode, a single focusing frame appears in the center of the screen and the focus is automatically fixed on it. This is convenient for making sure the focus is exactly where you want it. [. . . ] The PAL system is used in the following countries/areas: Algeria, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Belgium, Brunei, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Kenya, Kuwait, Liberia, Malaysia, Malta, Montenegro, Mozambique, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Romania, Serbia, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Yemen, Zambia.
WHEN CONDENSATION IS DETECTED
· If a disc is loaded, remove the disc immediately and leave the disc cover open. · A disc cannot be loaded when condensation is detected.
88 · Additional Information
· The SD logo is a trademark. · Microsoft, Windows and Windows Vista are trademarks or registered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. · Macintosh and Mac OS are trademarks of Apple Inc. , registered in the U. S. [. . . ]