ENGLISH Digital Video Camcorder VP-D30(i)/D31(i)/D33(i)/ D34(i)/D39(i) Auto Focus Charge Coupled Device Liquid Crystal Display Owner’s Instruction Book Before operating the unit, please read this instruction book thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. This product meets the intent of Directive 89/336 CEE, 73/23 CEE, 93/68 CEE. Videocámara digital VP-D30(i)/D31(i)/D33(i)/ D34(i)/D39(i)
ENGLISH Contents Notes and Safety Instructions ... 6 Getting to Know Your Camcorder ... 11 Features ... 11 Accessories Supplied with camcorder ... 12 Front & Left View ... 13 Left side View ... 14 Right & Top View ... 15 Rear &...
ENGLISH Contents Playing back a tape you have recorded on the LCD ... 33 Adjusting the LCD during PLAY ... 34 Controlling Sound from the Speaker ... 34 Advanced Recording ... 35 Use of various Functions ... 35 Setting menu items ... 35 Set the camcorder to CAM or PLAYER mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) ...
ENGLISH Contents PHOTO Image Recording ... 65 Searching for a PHOTO picture ... 65 NIGHT CAPTURE (0 lux recording) ...66 POWER NIGHT CAPTURE...67 Various Recording Techniques ... 68 Playback ... 69 Tape Playback ... 69 Playback on the LCD ... 69 Playback on a TV monitor ...
ENGLISH Contents Inserting and ejecting the Memory Stick ... 83 Structure of folders and files on the Memory Stick ... 84 Image Format ... 84 Selecting the CAMCORDER mode ... 84 Selecting the image quality ... 85 Select the image quality ... 85 Number of images on the Memory Stick ...
ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Notes regarding the rotation of the LCD screen Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as illustrated. Over rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that connects the LCD screen to the Camcorder. 1.
ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Notices regarding COPYRIGHT (VP-D30i/D31i/D33i/D34i/D39i only) Television programs, video tapes, DVD titles, films, and other program materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized copying of copyrighted material may be against the law. Notes regarding moisture condensation 1. A sudden rise in atmospheric temperature may cause condensation to form inside the camcorder.
ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Notes regarding the battery pack Make sure that the battery pack is fully charged before starting to record. To preserve battery power, keep your camcorder turned off when you are not operating it. If your camcorder is in CAM mode, and it is left in STBY mode without being operated for more than 5 minutes with a tape installed, it will automatically turn itself off to...
ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Note regarding the LENS Do not film with the camera lens pointing directly at the sun. Direct sunlight can damage the CCD(Charge Coupled Device). Notes regarding electronic viewfinder 1. Do not position the camcorder such that the viewfinder is pointing towards the sun.
ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Precautions regarding the Lithium battery 1. The lithium battery maintains the clock function and user settings; even if the battery pack or AC adapter is removed. 2. The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under normal operation from time of installation.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features • Digital data transfer function with IEEE1394 By incorporating the IEEE 1394 (i.LINK™ : i.LINK is a serial data transfer protocol and interconnectivity system, used to transmit DV data) high speed data transport port, both moving and still images can be transferred to a PC, making it possible to produce or edit various images.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Accessories Supplied with camcorder Make sure that the following basic accessories are supplied with your digital video camera. Basic Accessories 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 2. AC Power Adapter 3.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front & Left View 1. Lens 2. Remote Sensor 3. Infrared Light 4. External MIC in 5. Multi-AV Jack 6. Internal MIC 1. Lens 5. Multi-AV Jack (see page 69) 2. Remote Sensor 6. Internal MIC 3.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Left Side View 1. Function buttons PLAYER CAMERA : (PLAY/STILL) FADE (see page 62) SLIDE SHOW (see page 88) : (STOP) BLC (see page 61) : (REW) REC SEARCH – : (FF) REC SEARCH + 2.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Right & Top View 1. Zoom lever 2. PHOTO Button 3. VIDEO Light holder 4. FOCUS Adjustment knob 5. MENU Button 6. MENU Selector (MENU/VOLUME/MF) 7. Lithium Battery Cover 1. Zoom lever (see page 45) 9.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear & Bottom View 2. Hook for shoulder strap 1. MENU Button 7. Charging indicator 2. Hook for shoulder strap 8. DC Jack (see page 23) 3. CAM indicator 9. Memory Stick Slot 4. PLAYER indicator 5.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Remote control 1. PHOTO 2. START/STOP 3. SELF TIMER 4. ZERO MEMORY 5. PHOTO SEARCH 6. A.DUB (FF) (REW) (PLAY) 10. Direction 1. PHOTO 10. Direction ( (see page 71) 2. START/STOP 11. F. ADV (see page 72) 3.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in CAM and PLAYER modes) 1. Battery level (see page 26) 2. Easy mode (see pages 59) 3. DSE (Digital Special Effects) mode (see page 48) 4. Program AE (see page 42) 5.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in M.REC/M.PLAY modes) A. Folder number-file number (see page 84) B. Image counter - Current still image/Total number of recordable still images. C. CARD (MEMORY STICK) indicator D. Image recording and loading indicator E.
ENGLISH Preparation How to use the Remote Control Battery Installation for the Remote Control You need to insert or replace the lithium battery when : You purchase the camcorder. The remote control doesn’t work. Ensure that you insert the lithium cell correctly, following the + and - markings.
ENGLISH Preparation Lithium Battery Installation The lithium battery maintains the clock function and preset contents of the memory; even if the battery pack or AC power adapter is removed. The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under normal operation from the time of installation.
ENGLISH Preparation Adjusting the Hand Strap It is very important to ensure that the Hand strap has been correctly adjusted before you begin your recording. The hand strap enables you to : Hold the camcorder in a stable, comfortable position. Press the Zoom and START/STOP button without having to change the position of your hand.
ENGLISH Preparation Connecting a Power Source There are two types of power source that can be connected to your camcorder. The AC Power Adapter and AC cord : used for indoor recording. The Battery Pack : used for outdoor recording. To use the AC Power adapter and DC Cable 1.
ENGLISH Preparation Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack The amount of continuous recording time available depends on: The type and capacity of the battery pack you are using. How often the Zoom function is used. It is recommended that you have several batteries available. Charging the Lithium Ion Battery Pack 1.
ENGLISH Preparation Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack Table of continuous recording time based on model and battery type. If you close the LCD screen, it switches off and the viewfinder switches on automatically. The continuous recording times given in the table above are approximations.
ENGLISH Preparation Battery level display • The battery level display indicates the amount of power remaining in the battery pack. a. Fully charged b. 20~40% used c. 40~80% used d. 80~95% used e. Completely used (flickers) (The camcorder will turn off soon, change the battery as soon as possible) Please refer to the table on page 25 for approximate continuous recording times.
ENGLISH Preparation Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette When inserting a tape or closing a cassette holder, do not apply excessive force. This may cause a malfunction. Do not use any tapes other than Mini DV cassettes. 1. Connect a power source and slide the TAPE OPEN/EJECT switch and open the cassette door.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Making your First Recording 1. Connect a Power source to the camcorder. (see page 23) (A battery pack or a AC power adapter) Insert a cassette. (see page 27) 2. Remove the LENS CAP. 3. Set the power switch to the CAM position.
ENGLISH Basic Recording When a cassette is loaded and the camcorder is left in the STBY mode for more than 5 minutes without being used, it will switch off automatically. To use it again, push the START/STOP button or set the Power switch to OFF and then back to CAM.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Hints for Stable Image Recording While recording, it is very important to hold the camcorder correctly. Fix the LENS cap firmly by clipping it to the hand strap. (refer to the figure) Recording with the LCD monitor 1.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD Your camcorder is equipped with a 2.5 inch colour Liquid Crystal Display(LCD) screen, which enables you to view what you are recording or playing back directly. Depending on the conditions under which you are using the camcorder (indoors or outdoors for example), you can adjust ;...
ENGLISH Basic Recording 8. Push the MENU SELECTOR button again. You may select NORMAL, SUPER or BACK LIGHT (VP-D39(i) only) in the BRIGHT SELECT feature and push the MENU SELECTOR to save the setting. When you use the LCD BACK LIGHT location or indoors, viewing the image may be difficult.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Playing back a tape you have recorded on the LCD You can monitor the playback picture on the LCD monitor. Make sure that the battery pack is in place. 1. Hold down the power switch tab and turn it to the PLAYER position.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD during PLAY You can adjust the LCD during playback. The adjustment method is the same procedure as used in CAM mode. (see page 31) Controlling Sound from the Speaker The Speaker works in PLAYER mode only. When you use the LCD screen for playback, you can hear recorded sound from the built-in Speaker.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Use of various Functions Setting menu items MENU SUB MENU CAMERA INITIAL CLOCK SET WL.REMOTE BEEP SOUND SHUTTER SOUND (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) DEMONSTRATION CAMERA PROGRAM AE WHT. BALANCE D. ZOOM DSE SELECT REC MODE PHOTO SEARCH PHOTO COPY (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) AUDIO MODE AUDIO SELECT...
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Availability of functions in each mode Requested Digital functions Mode Operating PHOTO D.ZOOM Mode (TAPE) D.ZOOM PHOTO SLOW SHUTTER Digital Special Effects NIGHT CAPTURE O : The requested mode will work in this operating mode. : You can not change the requested mode. : The operating mode will be released and the requested mode will work.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording CLOCK SET CLOCK setup works in CAM, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. The DATE/TIME is automatically recorded onto a tape. Before recording, please set the DATE/TIME. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight INITIAL and push the MENU SELECTOR.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording WL. REMOTE The WL.REMOTE function works in CAM, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. The WL.REMOTE option allows you to enable or disable the remote control for use with the camcorder. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording BEEP SOUND The BEEP SOUND function works in CAM, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. Use the MENU to setup the BEEP SOUND function. Select whether or not you want to hear a beep sound whenever you change a setup value. 1.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SOUND (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) You can hear SHUTTER SOUND only when the PHOTO function is working. Determines whether or not you wish to hear a SHUTTER SOUND when using the DSC feature. 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording DEMONSTRATION Demonstration automatically shows you the major functions that are included with your camcorder so that you may use them more easily. The DEMONSTRATION function may only be used in the CAM mode without a tape inserted in the camcorder. The demonstration operates repeatedly until the DEMONSTRATION mode switched OFF.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording PROGRAM AE The PROGRAM AE function works in CAM mode only. The PROGRAM AE mode allows you to adjust shutter speeds and apertures to suit different recording conditions. They give you creative control over the depth of field. AUTO mode Auto balance between the subject and the background.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Setting the PROGRAM AE 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight CAMERA and push the MENU SELECTOR. 3. Select PROGRAM AE from the submenu. 4. Push the MENU SELECTOR to enter the submenu.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording WHT. BALANCE (WHITE BALANCE) The WHITE BALANCE function works in CAM or M.REC mode only. The WHITE BALANCE is a recording function that preserves the unique image colour of the object in any recording condition. You may select the appropriate WHITE BALANCE mode to obtain good quality colour of the image.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out with DIGITAL ZOOM Digital Zoom works in CAM mode only. Zooming In and Out Zooming is a recording technique that lets you change the size of the subject in a scene. For more professional looking recordings, do not use the zoom function too often.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Digital Zoom Zooming more than 10x is achieved digitally. The picture quality may deteriorate depending on how much you zoom in on the subject. We recommend that you use the DIS feature with DIGITAL ZOOM for picture stability. (see page 47) 1.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer) The DIS function works in CAM mode only. DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer) is a function that compensates for any shaking or hand movement while holding the camcorder (within reasonable limits). It provides more stable pictures when: Recording with the zoom Recording a small object close-up Recording and walking at the same time...
ENGLISH Advanced Recording DSE(Digital Special Effects) SELECT The DSE function works in CAM mode only. The digital effects enable you to give a creative look to your recording by adding various special effects. Select the appropriate digital effect for the type of picture that you wish to record and the effect you wish to create.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Selecting an effect 1. Set the camcorder to CAM mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 3. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight CAMERA and push the MENU SELECTOR. 4. Select DSE SELECT from the submenu. 5.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording REC MODE The REC MODE function works in both CAM and PLAYER (VP-D30i/D31i/D33i/D34i/D39i only) modes. This camcorder records and plays back in SP (standard play) mode and in LP (long play) mode. SP (standard play): This mode permits 60 minutes of recording time with a DVM60 tape.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording AUDIO MODE The AUDIO MODE function works in CAM and PLAYER (VP-D30i/D31i/D33i/D34i/D39i only) modes. This camcorder records sound in two ways. (12bit, 16bit) 12bit : You can record two 12bit stereo sound tracks. The original stereo sound can be recorded onto the MAIN (SOUND1) track.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording WIND CUT The WIND CUT function works in CAM and PLAYER (VP-D30i/D31i/D33i/D34i/D39i only) modes. The WIND CUT function minimizes wind noise or other noise while recording. When the wind cut is on, some low sounds are eliminated along with the sound of the wind.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording DATE/TIME The DATE/TIME function works in CAM, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. The date and time are automatically recorded on a special data area of the tape. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording TV DISPLAY The TV DISPLAY function works in CAM, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. You can select the output path of the OSD (On Screen Display). OFF: The OSD appears in the LCD screen only. ON: The OSD appears in the LCD screen, View Finder and Use the DISPLAY button located at the left side of the camcorder to turn ON/OFF all of the OSD displayed on the LCD/View Finder/TV.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Using Quick Menu(Navigation Menu) Quick menu is available only in CAM and M.REC mode. Quick menu is used to adjust camera functions by simply using the MENU SELECTOR button. This feature is useful for when you want to make simple adjustments without having to access the menus and submenus.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording WHT. BALANCE (see page 44) Each time you select WHT. BALANCE and push the MENU SELECTOR, you can choose between preset WHT.BALANCE values and AUTO. As in PROGRAM AE, you can't choose between Auto and WHT.BALANCE values it they have not been preset.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SPEED & EXPOSURE You can set SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE only in CAM mode. SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE values can only be set in the Quick Menu. SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE are automatically switched and/or deactivated. 1.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording SLOW SHUTTER (Low Shutter Speed) The SLOW SHUTTER function works in CAM mode only. The shutter speed can be controlled, allowing you to record slow moving objects. 1. Set the power switch to CAM mode. 2. Press the SLOW SHUTTER button. 3.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording EASY Mode (for Beginners) The EASY mode allows a beginner to easily make good recordings. The EASY mode only operates in CAM mode. 1. Set the power switch to CAM mode. 2. By pressing the EASY button, all functions on the camera will be set to off and the recording settings will be set to the following basic modes: Battery level, recording mode, counter,...
ENGLISH Advanced Recording MF/AF (Manual Focus/Auto Focus) The MF/AF function works in CAM, M.REC mode only. In most situations, it is better to use the automatic focus feature, as it enables you to concentrate on the creative side of your recording. Manual focusing may be necessary under certain conditions that make automatic focusing difficult and/or unreliable.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording BLC (Back Light Compensation) BLC works in CAM/M.REC mode. Back lighting exists when the subject is darker than the background: The subject is in front of a window. The person to be recorded is wearing white or shiny clothes and is placed against a bright background;...
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Fade In and Out The FADE function works in CAM mode only. You can give your recordings a professional look by using special effects such as fading in at the beginning of a sequence or fading out at the end of a sequence. To Start Recording 1.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Audio dubbing The AUDIO DUBBING function only works in PLAYER Mode. You can add sound to the original sound on a pre-recorded tape, recorded in SP mode with 12bit sound. Use the internal and external microphones or other audio equipment. The original sound will not be erased.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Dubbed audio Playback 1. Insert the dubbed tape and press MENU button. 2. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight A/V. 3. Push the MENU SELECTOR to enter the submenu. 4. Use the MENU SELECTOR to select AUDIO SELECT from the submenu.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording PHOTO Image Recording 1. Press the PHOTO button lightly (about halfway down) and hold it. The still picture appears on the LCD monitor. If you do not wish to record, release the button. 2. Press the PHOTO button fully down. The still picture is recorded for about 6~7 seconds.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording NIGHT CAPTURE (0 lux recording) The NIGHT CAPTURE function works in CAM/M.REC mode. The NIGHT CAPTURE function enables you to record a subject in darkness. 1. Set the camcorder to CAM mode. 2. Slide the NIGHT CAPTURE switch to ON. (NIGHT CAPTURE indicator) appears on the LCD monitor.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording POWER NIGHT CAPTURE The POWER NIGHT CAPTURE function works in CAM mode. The POWER NIGHT CAPTURE function can record a subject more brightly in darkness than the NIGHT CAPTURE function. A POWER NIGHT CAPTURE is displayed for three seconds by LCD if you press a SLOW SHUTTER button in state that a NIGHT CAPTURE switch is turned on.
ENGLISH Advanced Recording Various Recording Techniques In some situations different recording techniques may be required for more dramatic results. Note Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as excessive rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that connects the LCD screen to the Camcorder.
ENGLISH Playback Tape Playback The playback function works in PLAYER mode only. Playback on the LCD It is practical to view a tape using the LCD when in a car or outdoors. Playback on a TV monitor To play back a tape, the television must have a compatible colour system.
ENGLISH Playback Connecting to a TV which has no Audio and Video input jacks You can connect your camcorder to a TV through a VCR. 1. Connect the camcorder and VCR with the Multi-AV cable. The yellow plug : Video The white plug : Audio(L) - Mono The red plug : Audio(R) 2.
ENGLISH Playback Various Functions while in PLAYER mode The PLAY/STILL, STOP, FF, REW buttons are located on the camcorder and the Remote Control. The F.ADV(Frame advance), X2, SLOW buttons are located on the Remote Control only. To prevent tape and head-drum wear, your camcorder will automatically stop if it is left in STILL or SLOW modes for more than 5 minutes.
ENGLISH Playback Frame advance (To play back frame by frame) Press the F.ADV button on the Remote Control while in Still mode. The F.ADV function works in still mode only. To resume normal playback, press the (PLAY/STILL) button. Forward frame advance Press the F.ADV button on the remote control in Still mode.
ENGLISH Playback ZERO MEMORY The MEMORY function works in both CAM and PLAYER modes. You can mark a point on a tape that you want to return to following playback. 1. Press the ZERO MEMORY button on the remote control during playback or recording at the point you wish to return to.
ENGLISH Playback PB DSE (Playback Digital Special Effects) The PB DSE function works in PLAYER mode. The PB DSE function enables you to apply Digital Special Effect (DSE) to tape playback or still images. 1. Set the camcorder to the PLAYER mode and then Playback a tape.
ENGLISH Playback PB ZOOM The PB ZOOM function works in PLAYER mode. The PB ZOOM function enables you to magnify playback or still image. 1. Press the PB ZOOM button in playback mode or in playback still mode 2. The image is magnified starting from the center of image and the four arrows which allows you to move the image in the four directions appear.
ENGLISH Recording in PLAYER mode Recording in PLAYER mode (VP-D30i/D31i/D33i/D34i/D39i only) You can use this camcorder as a recorder. You can record a tape from VCR or TV. 1. Connect the camcorder and VCR or TV with the Multi-AV cable. 2.
ENGLISH IEEE 1394 Data Transfer Transferring IEEE1394 (i.LINK)-DV standard data connections Connecting to a DV device Connecting with other DV standard products. A standard DV connection is quite simple. If a product has a DV port, you can transfer data by connecting to the DV port using the correct cable.
ENGLISH IEEE 1394 Data Transfer System requirements CPU : faster Intel ® Pentium III™ 450Mhz compatible. Operating system : Windows ® 98SE, ME, XP, Mac OS (9.1~10.2) Main memory : more than 64 MB RAM IEEE1394 add-on card or built in IEEE1394 card Recording with a DV connection cable (VP-D30i/D31i/D33i/D34i/D39i only) 1.
ENGLISH USB interface (VP-D31(i)/D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Transferring a Digital Image through a USB Connection You can easily transfer a still image from a camera, tape to a PC without additional add-on cards via a USB connection. You can transfer an image to a PC via a USB connection. If you transfer data to a PC, you need to install the software (Driver, Editing software) supplied with the camcorder.
ENGLISH USB interface (VP-D31(i)/D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Installing DVC Media 5.0 Program Do not connect the camcorder to PC before installing the program. If another camera or scanner is connected, please disconnect it in advance. This explanation is based on Windows Program installation 1.
ENGLISH USB interface (VP-D31(i)/D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Connecting to a PC 1. Connect a USB cable to the USB port on the PC. 2. Connect the other end of the USB cable into the proper terminal on the camcorder. (USB jack) If a PC is connected to the camcorder with a USB cable only the Power Switch, Zoom Switch, mode switch and NIGHT CAPTURE operate.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) MEMORY STICK The Memory Stick stores and manages still images recorded by the camera. Memory Stick Functions Recording still images and MPEG4 movie Viewing still images and MPEG4 movie Single Slide show (Still images only) Multi display Protecting images against accidental erasure Deleting images recorded on a Memory Stick...
El contenido del Memory Stick se puede estropear o perder a causa de un uso incorrecto, de la electricidad estática o del ruido eléctrico. Guarde las imágenes importantes aparte. Samsung no se hace responsable de los datos perdidos a causa del uso incorrecto. ESPAÑOL...
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Structure of folders and files on the Memory Stick The still images that you recorded are saved in JPEG file format on the Memory Stick. The moving images that you recorded are saved in MPEG4 file format on the Memory Stick.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Selecting the image quality You can select the quality of a still images to be recorded. Select the image quality 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2. Set the power switch to the CAM mode.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Recording Still images to a Memory Stick in M.REC Mode. Audio cannot be recorded with a still image onto the Memory Stick. Recording images to a Memory Stick 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Recording an image from a cassette as a still image. You can record still image from a cassette onto a Memory Stick. If you want to recorded multiple still images from a cassette to a Memory Stick, use the COPY function.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Viewing Still images You can playback and view still images recorded on the Memory Stick. There are 3 ways to view recorded images. Single : To view an image frame by frame. Slide show : To view all images automatically and in consecutive order.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) To view the Multi Display 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. The last recorded image appears. 3. To view six stored images on single screen, press the MULTI DISP.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Copying still images from a cassette to Memory Stick You can copy still images recorded with PHOTO function on a cassette onto a Memory Stick. 1. Set the power switch to the PLAYER mode. 2.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Marking images for printing This camcorder supports the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) print format. You can automatically print images recorded on a Memory Stick with a printer supporting DPOF. There are 2 ways to make a PRINT MARK. THIS FILE : You can set a print mark on the photo image displayed on the LCD.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Protection from accidental erasure You can protect important images from accidental erasure. If you execute FORMAT, all images including protected images will be erased. 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER. The last recorded image appears.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Deleting Still images You can erase the still images recorded on the Memory Stick. If you want to delete protected images, you must first deactivate the image protection. An image which has been deleted cannot be recovered. 1.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Formatting the Memory Stick You can use the MEMORY FORMAT functions to completely delete all images and options on the Memory Stick, including protected images. The format function restores the Memory Stick to its initial state. The Memory Stick supplied with this camcorder has been formatted already.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) MPEG RECORDING You can record moving picture images with audio onto the Memory Stick. Saving the pictures captured by a camera as a moving picture file onto MEMORY STICK 1. Check whether MEMORY STICK is inserted into the camcorder.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) The moving picture images on a Memory Stick are smaller size and lower definition than one on Tape. There could be any broken or mosaic pictures while playing the MPEG4 moving picture images, but it is not malfunction. You need Microsoft Windows Media Player Version 9 or higher version and Sharp G.726 Audio Codec in order to play MPEG4 file on the Memory Stick on your PC.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Selecting the moving picture sizes 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK position. 2. Set the power switch to CAM mode. 3. Press the MENU button. 4. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight MEMORY. 5.
ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) MPEG Playback The MPEG Playback function works in M. PLAY mode only. You can play the moving picture images on the Memory Stick. During the MPEG4 playback, you can hear sound at the PC speaker only. (You cannot hear it from the speaker onto a camcorder and TV) 1.
ENGLISH Maintenance After finishing a recording At the end of a recording you must remove the power source. When recording with a Lithium Ion Battery Pack, leaving the pack on the camcorder can reduce the life span of the battery. Hence, it should be removed from the camcorder.
ENGLISH Maintenance Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder Cleaning the Video Heads To ensure normal recording and clear pictures, clean the video heads when the playback pictures display square block-shaped noise or distortion, or a blue screen appears. 1. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode.
ENGLISH Maintenance Using Your Camcorder Abroad Each country or region has its own electric and colour systems. Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following items. Power sources You can use your camcorder in any country or area with the supplied AC Power Adapter within 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz.
ENGLISH Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Before contacting a Samsung authorized service centre, perform the following simple checks. They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call. Self Diagnosis Display Display Informs that... Blinking the battery pack is almost discharged. Change to a charged one.
ENGLISH Troubleshooting Self Diagnosis Display in M.REC/M.PLAY mode (VP-D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) only) Display Informs that... Blinking There no Memory stick in the MEMORY STICK! slow camcorder. There is not enough memory MEMORY FULL! slow to record. NO STORED There are no images recorded PHOTO! or slow on the Memory Stick.
ENGLISH Troubleshooting If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact your nearest Samsung authorized service centre. Explanation/Solution Symptom You cannot switch the Check the battery pack or the AC Power Adapter. camcorder on. START/STOP button Check the POWER switch is set to CAM.
ENGLISH Specifications Model name: VP-D30(i)/D31(i)/D33(i)/D34(i)/D39(i) System Video signal Video recording system 2 rotary heads, Helical scanning system Audio recording system Rotary heads, PCM system Usable cassette Digital video tape (6.35mm width): Mini DV cassette Tape speed SP: approx. 18.83mm/s LP: approx. 12.57mm/s Tape recording time SP: 60 minutes (when using DVM 60), LP: 90 minutes (when using DVM 60)
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