“CCD-TRV24E only”. As you read through this manual, buttons and settings on the camcorder are shown in capital letters. e.g. Set the POWER switch to CAMERA. As indicated with ≥ in the illustrations, you can hear the beep sound to confirm your operation.
Over 99.99% are operational for effective use. •Do not let the camcorder get wet. Keep the camcorder away from rain and sea water. It may cause a malfunction and sometimes the malfunction cannot be repaired.
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Getting started Charging and installing the battery pack Before using your camcorder, you first need to charge and install the battery pack. To charge the battery pack, use the supplied AC power adaptor. Charging the battery pack Charge the battery pack on a flat place without vibration.
Attach the battery pack to the camcorder securely. Note on the battery pack Do not carry the camcorder by grasping the battery pack. To remove the battery pack Slide BATT, and then pull the lower part of the battery pack.
START/STOP MODE switch inside the LCD panel is set to When you use the camcorder for the first time, power on it and reset the date and time to your time (p. 55) before you start recording. The date is automatically recorded for 10 seconds after you start recording (AUTO DATE feature).
Then, eject the cassette and remove the battery pack. Note on standby mode If you leave the camcorder for 5 minutes or more with a cassette inserted in Standby mode, the camcorder goes off automatically. This prevents wearing down the battery and wearing out the tape.
Camera recording To focus the viewfinder lens If the viewfinder is not in focus at all or when you use the camcorder after someone else has used it, focus the viewfinder lens. Turn the viewfinder lens adjustment ring so that the indicators in the viewfinder come into sharp focus.
For hand-held shots, you’ll get better results by holding the camcorder according to the following suggestions: •Hold the camcorder firmly and secure it with the grip strap so that you can easily manipulate the controls with your thumb. •Place your right elbow against your side.
If you have a tripod for a still camera, you can also use it with the camcorder. When attaching a non-Sony tripod, make sure that the length of the tripod screw is less than 6.5 mm (9/32 in). Otherwise, you cannot attach the tripod securely and the screw may damage the camcorder.
LCD screen if necessary. (4) Press · to start playback. (5) Adjust the volume using VOLUME +/–. You can also monitor on the TV screen after connecting the camcorder to the VCR or TV. POWER CAMERA PLAYER VOLUME To stop playback, press π.
The adaptor is removed in the same way as the battery pack. Using a car battery Use Sony DCP-77 DC pack (not supplied). Connect the cord of the DC pack to the cigarette lighter socket of the car (12 V or 24 V). Connect the DC pack to the battery mounting surface of the camcorder.
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Eject the cassette, if inserted. Select ON of DEMO MODE. Erase the menu display. The demonstration will begin. When you turn off the camcorder once, DEMO MODE automatically returns to STBY. àÁÏÂÌÂÌËÂ ÂÊËÏÌ˚ı ÛÒÚ‡ÌÓ‚ÓÍ ãÄåèéóäÄ Ñãü áÄèàëà REC LAMP* <ON/ OFF>...
When fading out, the picture gradually fades to black while the sound decreases. When fading in [a] (1) While the camcorder is in Standby mode, press FADER. The FADER indicator starts flashing. (2) Press START/STOP to start recording. The FADER indicator stops flashing.
Enjoying picture effect Using picture effect function (1) While pressing PUSH OPEN, open the LCD panel. (2) While the camcorder is in Standby mode, press PICTURE EFFECT to select the desired Picture Effect mode. Returning to normal mode Press PICTURE EFFECT until the Picture Effect indicator disappears.
Using the wide mode function Using the wide mode function (1) While pressing PUSH OPEN, open the LCD panel. (2) While the camcorder is in Standby mode, press WIDE repeatedly so that the desired mode indicator appears. To cancel wide mode Press WIDE repeatedly until the wide mode indicator disappears.
Using the PROGRAM AE function Using the PROGRAM AE function While the camcorder is in Standby mode, press PROGRAM AE until the desired PROGRAM AE indicator appears. Returning to automatic mode Press PROGRAM AE until the PROGRAM AE indicator disappears.
(1)While pressing PUSH OPEN, open the LCD panel. (2) While the camcorder is in Standby mode, press MENU to display the menu. (3) Turn the control dial to select TITLE1 SET or TITLE2 SET, then press the dial.
Watching on a TV screen Connect the camcorder to your VCR or TV to watch the playback picture on the TV screen. When monitoring the playback picture by connecting the camcorder to your TV, we recommend you to use mains for the power source.
Watching on a TV screen If you connect directly to TV Connect the camcorder to the inputs on the TV by using the supplied A/V connecting cable. Set the TV/VCR selector on the TV to VCR. AUDIO OUT : Signal flow / èÂ Â‰‡˜‡ ÒË„Ì‡Î‡...
8 mm, H Hi8, j VHS, k S-VHS, VHSC, K S-VHSC, or l Betamax VCR that has video/audio inputs. Turn down the volume of the camcorder while editing. Otherwise, picture distortion may occur. After connecting the camcorder to the VCR, (1) Set the POWER switch to PLAYER.
LCD screen for about 5 seconds when you set the POWER switch to CAMERA. In this case, replace the battery with a Sony CR2025 or Duracell DL-2025 lithium battery. Use of any other battery may present a risk of fire or explosion. Discard used batteries according to the manufacturer’s...
1996 1997 2025 Note on the time indicator The internal clock of this camcorder operates on a 24-hour cycle. Playback modes The playback mode (SP/LP) is selected automatically according to the format in which the tape has been recorded. The quality of the recorded picture in LP mode, however, will not be as good as that in SP mode.
Battery pack care •Remove the battery pack from the camcorder after using it, and keep it in a cool place. When the battery pack is installed to the camcorder, a small amount of current flows to the camcorder even if the POWER switch is set to OFF.
How to prevent moisture condensation When bringing the camcorder from a cold place to a warm place, put the camcorder in a plastic bag and allow it to adapt to room conditions over a period of time. (1) Be sure to tightly seal the plastic bag containing the camcorder.
[a] Slightly dirty [b] Dirty If this happens, clean the video heads with the Sony V8-25CLH cleaning cassette (not supplied). After checking the picture, if it is still “noisy”, repeat the cleaning. (Do not repeat cleaning more than 5 times in one session.)
•Do not let sand get into the camcorder. When you use the camcorder on a sandy beach or in a dusty place, protect it from the sand or dust. Sand or dust may cause the unit to malfunction, and sometimes this malfunction cannot be repaired.
TV colour systems. Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following points: Power sources You can use your camcorder in any country or area with the supplied AC power adaptor within 110 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Difference in colour systems This camcorder is a PAL system-based camcorder.
English Trouble check If you run into any problem using the camcorder, use the following table to troubleshoot the problem. Should the difficulty persist, disconnect the power source and contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Camcorder...
The camcorder is not malfunctioning. m Change locations. • The video heads may be dirty. m Clean the heads using the Sony V8-25CLH cleaning cassette. (p. 62) • The LCD panel is open. m Close the LCD panel. (p. 16) •...
• The battery is not inserted with the correct polarity. m Insert the battery with the correct polarity. (p. 83) • The batteries are dead. m Insert new ones. (p. 83) • Detach the eyecup and clean the viewfinder lens. (p. 63) CCD-TRV14E/TRV24E 3-859-266-12(1).E/R...
The problem is with the AC power adaptor. Please contact your nearest Sony dealer in connection with the product with the problem. If you use a battery pack which you have just bought or which has been left unused for a long time, the CHARGE lamp may flash at the first charging.
VTR 2. The commander modes (1, 2, and 3) are used to distinguish this camcorder from other Sony VCRs to avoid remote control misoperation. If you use another Sony VCR at commander mode VTR 2, we recommend you change the commander mode or cover the remote sensor of the VCR with black paper.
7 The video heads may be contaminated. (p. 62) 8 Some other trouble has occurred. Disconnect the power source and contact your Sony dealer or local authorized facility. 9 The lithium battery is weak or is not installed. (p. 53) This indicator flashes just only after powering on.