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JVC GY-HMZ1U User Manual

Gy-hmz1u prohd 3d camcorder 138-page user guide.

 
3D MEMORY CARD CAMERA RECORDER
Detailed User Guide
GY-HMZ1U/
GY-HMZ1E
LYT2384-002A

Summary of Contents

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    3D MEMORY CARD CAMERA RECORDER Detailed User Guide GY-HMZ1U/ GY-HMZ1E LYT2384-002A...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Verifying System Requirements (Guideline) .... 81 Scene Selection ............35 Installing the Provided Software ......82 Adjusting Focus Manually ........36 JVC Software Licence Agreement ......83 Using Focus Assist ..........37 Adjusting Brightness ..........38 Menu Settings Setting Shutter Speed ..........39 Setting Aperture ............

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ZEBRA ..............90 OPERATION SOUND ..........112 TELE MACRO (2D mode only) ........ 90 AUTO POWER OFF ..........112 CINEMA ..............90 QUICK RESTART ..........113 TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF ........90 REMOTE ............... 113 DIS ................90 TOUCH SCREEN ADJUST ........114 GAIN UP ..............

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    Getting Started Precautions on Recording and Playing Back 3D Images 3D images can be recorded and played back on this unit. You can enjoy realistic and powerful 3D images recorded on this unit by playing back on a 3D compatible TV. Before use, please read the following precautions to ensure safe and comfortable viewing of the 3D images.

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    Getting Started Caution : 0 Recording and viewing of the 3D images is not recommended for people with medical history of photosensitivity, heart diseases, feel sick, suffer from lack of sleep, suffer from fatigue, or are drunk. Medical conditions may worsen. 0 Do not shoot a subject from a distance shorter than the minimum shooting distance.

  • Page 6: Verifying The Accessories

    Getting Started Verifying the Accessories If any of the items are missing or defective, consult your JVC dealer or the nearest JVC service center. Illustration Description AC Adapter AP-V20U/AP-V20M 0 Connects to this unit to charge the battery pack. It can also be used when recording or playing back videos indoors.

  • Page 7: Attaching The Audio Unit, Attaching An External Microphone

    Getting Started Attaching the Audio Unit Attaching an External Microphone The audio unit (with handle) is not attached to the camcorder You can attach a microphone (optional) to the microphone unit when purchased. holder. Attach the audio unit according to the following procedure. Knob Microphone Audio Unit...

  • Page 8: Charging The Battery Pack

    Getting Started Charging the Battery Pack Charging the Battery with the Supplied Charger Charge the battery pack immediately after purchase and To Power Outlet when the remaining battery power is low. The battery pack is not charged at the time of purchase. Charging the Battery with this Unit Battery Pack Attach the battery pack.

  • Page 9: Grip Adjustment, Using The Touch Screen

    If the belt is loose, this unit may drop and result in injuries Be sure to use JVC battery packs. or damages. 0 If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and performance cannot be guaranteed. Using the Touch Screen Be sure to use the supplied JVC AC adapter.

  • Page 10: Inserting An Sd Card

    Getting Started Inserting an SD card Warning 0 Make sure not to insert the card in the wrong direction. When a commercially available SD card is inserted, It may cause damage to the unit and card. recordings can be made to either the card or built-in memory 0 Turn off the power of this unit before inserting or removing separately.

  • Page 11: Types Of Usable Sd Card

    Getting Started Memo : Types of Usable SD Card 0 Using SD cards (including SDHC/SDXC cards) other than The following SD cards can be used on this unit. those specified above may result in recording failure or data loss. Operations are confirmed on the SD cards from the following manufacturers.

  • Page 12: Names Of Buttons And Functions On The Lcd Monitor

    Getting Started Names of Buttons and Functions on Playback Screen (Video) the LCD Monitor 00:01:23 00:12:34 The following screens are displayed during the video and still image modes, and operate as the touch screens. Recording Screen (Video/Still Image) Parallax Adjustment Button 0 Adjusts the effect when 3D or LR MIX images are displayed on the LCD monitor.

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    Getting Started Playback Screen (Still Image) Index Screen 2011 2011 Group Playback Button Date Button 0 Continuous playback of grouped files (such as still “Operation Buttons for Video Playback” (A p. 58) images captured by continuous shooting). “Operation Buttons for Still Image Playback” “Playing Back Still Images”...

  • Page 14: Clock Setting

    Getting Started After setting the date and time, tap “SET”. Clock Setting CLOCK SETTING The “SET DATE/TIME!” screen appears when you turn on this unit for the first time after purchase, when it has not been DATE TIME used for a long time, or when the clock is not set yet. Set the clock before recording.

  • Page 15: Resetting The Clock

    Getting Started Set the date and time. Resetting the Clock Set the clock with “CLOCK ADJUST” from the menu. CLOCK SETTING Tap “MENU”. DATE TIME 2011 0 When the year, month, day, hour, or minute item is tapped, “∧” and “∨” will be displayed. 0 Tap ∧...

  • Page 16: Changing The Display Language, Holding This Unit

    Getting Started Changing the Display Language Holding this Unit The language on the display can be changed. When holding this unit, keep your elbows close to your sides to prevent camera shake. Tap “MENU”. Tap “Q”. 0 Hold the LCD monitor with your left hand and adjust the angle accordingly.

  • Page 17: Tripod Mounting, Attaching Headphones

    Getting Started Tripod Mounting Attaching Headphones This unit can be mounted on a tripod (or monopod). This is You can attach optional headphones to this unit. useful for preventing camera shake. Open the cover of the headphones connector. Connect the headphones to the headphones connector.

  • Page 18: Using The Remote Control

    Getting Started Using the Remote Control Operation Buttons on Remote Control Unit You can operate this unit from a distance away using the supplied remote control. START SNAP /STOP SHOT Remote Sensor INFO INDEX Recording Start/Stop Button Memo : 0 Point the remote control toward the sensor directly and use 0 Starts/stops video recording.

  • Page 19: Using This Unit Overseas, Charging The Battery Pack Overseas

    Getting Started Using this Unit Overseas The shape of the power outlet varies according to countries and regions. To charge the battery pack, you need a converter plug that matches the shape of the outlet. “Charging the Battery Pack Overseas” (A p. 19) Change the date and time display to the local time by selecting your travel destination in “AREA SETTING”...

  • Page 20: Setting The Clock To Local Time When Traveling

    Getting Started Tap “AREA SETTING”. Setting the Clock to Local Time when Traveling CLOCK ADJUST Change the date and time display to the local time by selecting your travel destination in “AREA SETTING” of “CLOCK ADJUST”. Restore the region settings after you returned from the trip. AREA SETTING Tap “MENU”.

  • Page 21: Setting Daylight Saving Time

    Getting Started Tap “DST SETTING”. Setting Daylight Saving Time When “ON” is selected in “DST SETTING” of “CLOCK CLOCK ADJUST ADJUST”, the time is set 1 hour ahead. Tap “MENU”. DST SETTING Tap “ON”. DST SETTING DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME (DST) Tap “Q”.

  • Page 22: Optional Accessories, Recording

    Getting Started Optional Accessories You can record for a longer time by using the optional battery pack. Product Name Description Battery Pack 0 Suitable for use as a spare battery pack. 0 BN-VF815U/BN-VF815E 0 BN-VF823U/BN-VF823E HDMI Cable 0 Allows viewing in high picture quality when connected to a TV. 0 VX-HD310 0 Transmits video, audio, and control signals between devices.

  • Page 23: Taking Videos In 3d Mode

    Recording Start recording. Taking Videos in 3D Mode You can record 3D images by pressing the 3D button to set to the 3D mode. During 3D mode, “3D” is displayed on the LCD monitor. Open the lens cover. 0 Press again to stop. Memo : 0 To record 3D images, refer also to ““Precautions on Recording and Playing Back 3D Images”...

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    Recording Memo : 3D Recording Formats 0 Videos recorded in “MP4(MVC)” format are saved in full There are 2 types of 3D recording formats, namely “AVCHD” high definition and can only be played back on this unit. and “MP4(MVC)”. 0 To record 3D images to a disc with a Blu-ray recorder or a By default, “3D VIDEO REC FORMAT”...

  • Page 25: Taking Still Images In 3d Mode

    Recording Memo : Taking Still Images in 3D Mode 0 When 3D recording is performed, still images will be saved in both 3D and 2D formats. You can record 3D images by pressing the 3D button to set 0 3D still images are saved as MP files (*.mpo). to the 3D mode.

  • Page 26: Taking Videos In Intelligent Auto Mode

    Recording Taking Videos in Intelligent Auto Indications During Video Recording Mode You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the Intelligent Auto mode. 0 Before recording an important scene, it is recommended to conduct a trial recording. Open the lens cover.

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    Recording Display Icon Description Operation Buttons for Video Recording 8 Recording Displays the current recording mode Mode of P (Intelligent Auto) or H (Manual). The mode changes with every press of the i.AUTO button. 9 Remaining Displays the remaining time for video Recording Time recording.

  • Page 28: Zooming

    0 Make a backup of important recorded data. It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a DVD or other recording media for storage. JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. Memo : 0 Before recording an important scene, it is recommended Memo : to conduct a trial recording.

  • Page 29: Taking Still Images In Intelligent Auto Mode

    Recording Set the focus on the subject. Taking Still Images in Intelligent Auto Mode Press halfway You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the Intelligent Auto mode. Open the lens cover. 0 When focused, the focus icon lights up in green. Take a still image.

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    Recording Indications During Still Image Recording Operation Buttons for Still Image Recording 1/125 [6630] [6630] Display Icon Description Operation Description Buttons 1 IMAGE SIZE Displays the icon of the image size. 0 The size of still images can be Parallax Adjusts the effect when 3D or LR changed.

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    Recording Useful Settings for Recording Zooming 0 When “QUICK RESTART” is set to “ON”, this unit turns on The angle of view can be adjusted using zoom. immediately if you open the LCD monitor within 5 minutes 0 Use the W end (wide angle end) to shoot a wider field of after the power is turned off by closing the monitor.

  • Page 32: Adjusting Parallax During Recording

    Recording Tap “SET” to confirm. Adjusting Parallax During Recording When recording 3D images, parallax is automatically adjusted. If the left and right images of an object close to the camera do not appear to be in alignment, or the 3D effect of a distant object is weak, you can make adjustments by bringing the left and right images closer to each other.

  • Page 33: Manual Recording

    Recording Tap “MENU”. Manual Recording You can adjust settings, such as brightness and shutter speed, by using the manual mode. Manual recording can be set for both video and still image modes. Open the lens cover. Tap the item to set manually. VIDEO SCENE SELECT Open the LCD monitor and select the video or...

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    Recording Manual Recording Menu Name Description The following items can be set. WHITE BALANCE 0 Overall color on the screen can be adjusted. Name Description 0 Use this when the color on the screen appears differently from SCENE SELECT 0 Recordings that suit the shooting the actual color.

  • Page 35: Scene Selection

    Recording *The image is only an impression. Scene Selection Setting Effect Common scenes that are often encountered can be recorded with the most suitable settings. Increases gain and brightens the scene NIGHTALIVE automatically using a slow shutter when Tap “MENU”. the surrounding is dark.

  • Page 36: Adjusting Focus Manually

    Recording Adjust the focus. Adjusting Focus Manually Set this when the focus is not clear in Intelligent Auto or when manual focusing is desired. Tap “MENU”. MENU 0 Tap E to focus on a distant subject. 0 Tap p to focus on a near subject. Tap “SET”...

  • Page 37: Using Focus Assist

    Recording Tap “SET” to confirm. Using Focus Assist Focused subject is outlined in color for more precise focus. Tap “MENU”. MENU Memo : 0 The image becomes black and white while the outline of the focused object is displayed in the selected color. Change outline color if it becomes difficult to see.

  • Page 38: Adjusting Brightness

    Recording Adjust the brightness value. Adjusting Brightness You can adjust the brightness to your preferred level. Tap “MENU”. MENU 0 Compensation range during video recording: -6 to +6 0 Compensation range during still image recording: -2.0 to +2.0 0 Tap ∧ to increase the brightness. Tap “BRIGHTNESS ADJUST”.

  • Page 39: Setting Shutter Speed

    Recording Adjust the shutter speed. Setting Shutter Speed You can set the shutter speed to suit the type of subject. Tap “MENU”. 1/30 MENU 0 Shutter speed can be set from 1/2 to 1/4000. (Up to 1/500 for still image.) 0 Tap ∧...

  • Page 40: Setting Aperture

    Recording Adjust the aperture. Setting Aperture You can adjust the aperture to capture an image with only the subject in focus. Tap “MENU”. F1.8 MENU 0 Aperture can be set from F1.2 to F5.6. 0 If you want the background to be in focus as well (larger aperture value), tap ∧.

  • Page 41: Setting White Balance

    Recording Setting White Balance Setting Details You can set the color tone to suit the light source. AUTO Adjusts automatically to the natural colors. Tap “MENU”. Use this when the problem of unnatural colors is not resolved. 5200K Set this when shooting outdoors on a sunny day.

  • Page 42: Setting Backlight Compensation, Displaying The Zebra Pattern

    Recording Tap “MENU”. Setting Backlight Compensation You can correct the image when the subject appears too dark due to backlight. Tap “MENU”. Tap “ZEBRA”. VIDEO Tap “BACKLIGHT COMP.”. ZEBRA VIDEO BACKLIGHT COMP. 0 Tap ∧ or ∨ to move upward or downward for more selection.

  • Page 43: Taking Close-up Shots

    Recording Tap “ON”. Taking Close-up Shots You can take close-up shots of an object using the tele macro TELE MACRO function. 0 After setting, the tele macro icon o appears. *The image is only an impression. Setting Details Tap “MENU”. Enables close-up shots up to 1 m at the telephoto (T) end.

  • Page 44: Setting The User Button

    Recording Select the desired function. Setting the USER Button By assigning one of manual adjustment functions that you USER BUTTON SETTING frequently use to the USER button, you can access the function quickly. NIGHTALIVE Assigning a Function to the USER Button TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF Tap “MENU”.

  • Page 45: Using The Control Dial For Recording

    Recording Adjust the assigned function and record. Using the Control Dial for Recording You can use the control dial to change the settings for “FOCUS”, “BRIGHTNESS ADJUST”, “SHUTTER SPEED”, “APERTURE PRIORITY”, “WHITE BALANCE”, and “PARALLAX ADJUSTMENT”. Press the ADJ button for about 3 seconds to display the control menu.

  • Page 46: Reducing Camera Shake

    Recording Reducing Camera Shake Display Setting Deactivates image stabilizer. Z(OFF) When the image stabilizer is set, camera shake during recording can be effectively reduced. Reduces camera shake under X(ON) normal shooting conditions. Tap “MENU”. Reduces camera shake more r(ON (AIS)) effectively when shooting bright scenes on the wide angle end.

  • Page 47: Capturing Subjects Clearly (touch Priority Ae/af

    Recording Start recording and tap the desired position. Capturing Subjects Clearly (TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF) “TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF” is a function that adjusts focus and brightness based on a tapped position. This function is available for both videos and still images. Select video or still image mode.

  • Page 48: Capturing Smiles Automatically (smile Shot

    Recording Caution : Tap “ON”. 0 Subjects near the sides of the LCD monitor may not respond or be recognized when tapped. In this case, move SMILE SHOT the subject to the center and tap again. 0 “COLOR TRACKING” may not function properly in the following cases: - when recording subjects with no contrast - when recording subjects that are moving at high speed...

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    Recording Tap “ON”. Setting SMILE LEVEL Display (Still image only) SMILE LEVEL “SMILE LEVEL” allows you to set the items to display when faces are detected. This item is only displayed when “TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF” is set to “FACE TRACKING”. Open the LCD monitor and select the still image mode.

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    Recording Tap to select a recording interval (1 to 80 Recording at Intervals (TIME- seconds). LAPSE RECORDING) TIME-LAPSE RECORDING Enables the changes of a scene that occur slowly over a long period to be shown within a short time by taking frames of it at a certain interval.

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    Recording Indications During Time-Lapse Recording Time-Lapse Setting The greater the number of seconds, the longer the recording interval. Setting Details Deactivates the function. 1SEC Takes a frame at 1-second intervals. INTERVAL Recorded videos will be played back at 30 times speed. 0:00:00:01 0:00:01 [5:56] 10SEC...

  • Page 52: Taking Group Shots (self-timer)

    Recording Tap “2SEC” or “10SEC”. Taking Group Shots (Self-timer) SELF-TIMER The 10-second self-timer and Face Detection self-timer are convenient functions for taking group photos. The 2-second self-timer is useful for preventing camera shake caused by pressing the shutter button. 2SEC Memo : When shooting a photo using the self-timer function, use of 10SEC...

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    Recording After making sure that everyone is facing the Using the Face Detection Self-timer camera, press the SNAPSHOT button. Pressing the SNAPSHOT button starts face detection, and shooting is performed three seconds after another person enters the frame. This function is useful when you want to include the photographer in the group photo.

  • Page 54: Remaining Recording Time/battery Power

    Recording Display the remaining battery power. Remaining Recording Time/Battery Power REMAINING BATTERY You can check the remaining video recording time on the built-in memory and SD card as well as the remaining battery MAX TIME power. Open the LCD monitor and select the video or still image mode.

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    Recording Approximate Video Recording Time o 3D Mode (MP4(MVC)) Quality Built-in Memory SDHC/SDXC Card (64 GB) 4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 48 GB 64 GB 10 m 30 m 4 h 10 m 6 h 10 m 20 m 40 m 1 h 30 m...

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    Recording Approximate Recording Time (Using Battery) o 3D Display on LCD Monitor Battery Pack Actual Recording Time Continuous Recording Time 3D Recording 3D Recording 3D Recording 3D Recording MP4(MVC) AVCHD MP4(MVC) AVCHD BN-VF815U/BN-VF815E 55 m 1 h 45 m BN-VF823U/BN-VF823E 1 h 20 m 1 h 35 m 2 h 40 m...

  • Page 57: Playing Back Videos

    Playback Tap on the file to start playback. Playing Back Videos You can select and play back the recorded videos from an index screen (thumbnail display). 2011 Select video mode. 0 Tap I/J to select the media for playback and change the index screen (thumbnail display).

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    “Date Search” (A p. 64) Caution : 0 Make a backup of important recorded data. It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a DVD or other recording media for storage. JVC will not be responsible for any lost data.

  • Page 59: Playing A Video With Defective Management Information

    Playback Tap “PLAYBACK OTHER FILE”. Adjusting the Volume of Videos A Press the zoom lever during video playback. VIDEO Turn down the Turn up the volume volume Checking the Recording Date and Other PLAYBACK OTHER FILE Information A Select a file and press the INFO button while playback is paused.

  • Page 60: Playing Back Still Images

    Playback Tap on the file to start playback. Playing Back Still Images You can select and play back the recorded still images from an index screen (thumbnail display). 2011 The contents of the selected media are displayed on the index screen. “...

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    Playback Operation Buttons for Still Image Playback During Still Image Playback During Index Screen Display 2011 Display Description 1 3D/2D Mode Displays the current playback mode of 3D or 2D. “3D” is displayed during Display Description 3D playback, while “2D” is displayed 1 Date Moves to the previous/next date during 2D playback.

  • Page 62: Adjusting Parallax During Playback

    Playback Tap “SET” to confirm. Adjusting Parallax During Playback When playing back 3D images of scenes where there are multiple objects arrayed in a line from near to far, or objects that are extremely close to the camera, you can change the way they appear to the eye.

  • Page 63: Slideshow Playback

    Playback Tap on the thumbnail and tap d. Slideshow Playback Still images can be played back in a slideshow. 2011 Select still image mode. “Operation Buttons for Still Image Playback” (A p. 61) Tap q to select the playback mode. Press the 3D button to select 3D or 2D mode.

  • Page 64: Searching For A Specific Video/still Image, Date Search

    Playback Tap on the file to start playback. Searching for a Specific Video/Still Image SEARCH DATE 2011 When there is a large number of recorded videos and still images, it is difficult to look for the desired file from the index screen.

  • Page 65: Connecting To And Viewing On Tv

    Playback Memo : Connecting to and Viewing on TV 0 Fatigue or discomfort may be experienced if you view 3D images for a long period of time. When viewing 3D images You can connect this unit to a TV for playback. Select the on this unit, a message will be displayed every 30 minutes.

  • Page 66: Playing Back 3d Images

    Playback Play back a file. Playing Back 3D Images If you are using a 3D compatible TV, you can play back 3D images by connecting to the HDMI connector. 2011 0 Use the provided HDMI mini cable or an optional High Speed HDMI mini cable.

  • Page 67: Playing Back 2d Images

    Playback Operating in Conjunction with TV via HDMI Operation Method 2 Connecting this unit to an HDMI-CEC-enabled TV using the Turn off the TV. HDMI cable allows linked operations with the TV to be performed. 0 This unit turns off automatically. 0 HDMI-CEC (Consumer Electronics Control) is an industry Memo : standard that enables interoperability between HDMI-...

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    Playback Play back a file. Connecting via the HDMI Mini Connector If you are using an HDTV, you can play back in HD quality by connecting to the HDMI connector. 2011 0 Use a High Speed HDMI Cable. 0 Refer also to the instruction manual of the TV in use. Close the LCD monitor.

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    Playback Play back a file. Connecting via the AV Connector By connecting the supplied AV cable to the AV connector, videos can be played back on a TV. 2011 0 Refer also to the instruction manual of the TV in use. Open the LCD monitor, then press and hold the power button for 2 seconds or more to turn off the power.

  • Page 70: Deleting Unwanted Files, Deleting The Currently Displayed File

    (such as turning off the power) while accessing same operations apply for the still image mode. files. 0 Be sure to use the supplied JVC AC adapter. Tap “YES”. 0 If the data on the recording medium becomes corrupted, format the recording medium to use the medium again.

  • Page 71: Deleting Selected Files

    Editing Tap on the files to delete. Deleting Selected Files Deletes the selected files. DELETE Caution : 2011 0 Deleted files cannot be restored. Select video or still image mode. SEL ALL REL ALL STOP 0 P appears on the selected files. To remove P from a file, tap on the file again.

  • Page 72: Protecting Files, Protecting/releasing Protection Of The Currently Displayed File, Protecting/releasing Protection Of Selected Files

    Editing Protecting Files Protecting/Releasing Protection of the Currently Displayed File Prevent important videos/still images from being deleted Protects or releases protection of the currently displayed file. accidently by protecting them. Tap “MENU”. “Protecting/Releasing Protection of the Currently Displayed File” (A p. 72) “Protecting/Releasing Protection of Selected Files”...

  • Page 73: Protecting/releasing Protection Of Selected Files

    Editing Tap on the files to protect or release protection Protecting/Releasing Protection of Selected Files Protects or releases protection of the selected files. PROTECT/CANCEL Select video or still image mode. 2011 SEL ALL REL ALL 0 I and P are displayed on the files that are already protected.

  • Page 74: Capturing A Still Image In The Video During Playback

    Editing Tap pause e at the desired scene during Capturing a Still Image in the Video playback. during Playback You can capture still images of the scenes you like in the recorded videos. 0:01:23 0:12:34 Select video mode. MENU 0 After pausing the video, you can fine-tune the point to capture by tapping forward slow-motion k and reverse slow-motion l.

  • Page 75: Copying, Creating A Disc Using A Connected Blu-ray Recorder

    0 This unit powers on automatically when the AC 0 Refer also to the following website. adapter is connected. http://www.jvc-victor.co.jp/dvmain/ 0 Be sure to use the supplied JVC AC adapter. 0 The “SELECT DEVICE” screen appears. Tap “CONNECT TO OTHER”. SELECT DEVICE...

  • Page 76: Dubbing Files By Connecting To A Dvd Recorder

    Copying Dubbing Files by Connecting to a Dubbing Files to a VHS Tape Using DVD Recorder a VCR You can dub videos in standard quality by connecting to a You can dub videos in standard quality by connecting to a DVD recorder.

  • Page 77: Copying Files To An Sd Card

    Copying Tap “COPY”. Copying Files to an SD Card VIDEO You can copy videos and still images from the built-in memory to SD card. Copying still images to cards makes it convenient to bring them to the shop for printing (developing). Caution : COPY 0 Make sure that there is enough space left in the destination...

  • Page 78: Moving Files To An Sd Card

    Copying Tap “MOVE”. Moving Files to an SD Card VIDEO You can move videos and still images from the built-in memory to SD card. Files that are moved will be deleted from the built-in memory. Moving still images to SD cards makes it convenient to bring them to the shop for printing (developing).

  • Page 79: Copying To Computer

    0 When the folders or files are deleted/moved/renamed in adapter is connected. the computer, they cannot be played back on this unit 0 Be sure to use the supplied JVC AC adapter. anymore. 0 The “SELECT DEVICE” menu appears. Memo : Tap “CONNECT TO PC”.

  • Page 80

    MOV _0003 .MTS (Video files with defective management information) [PRIVATE ] [AV CHD] (Management Information) (SD Card) [JVC] Caution : 0 When the folders or files are deleted/moved/renamed in the computer, they cannot be played back on this unit anymore.

  • Page 81: Installing The Provided Software, Verifying System Requirements (guideline)

    Copying Installing the Provided Software Verifying System Requirements (Guideline) o Operating Environment Windows Mac Computer Intel Pentium 4, Xeon, Core Duo equivalent or higher Mac with Intel processor SSE2 or higher required Multi-core/Multi CPU compliant At least 1 GB (At least 2 GB recommended) At least 2 GB Microsoft Windows 7 Mac OS X 10.6.7 or later...

  • Page 82

    Consult the customer service center below. 0 Pixela User Support Center Telephone USA and Canada (English): +1-800-458-4029 (toll-free) Europe (UK, Germany, France, and Spain) (English/German/French/Spanish): +800-1532-4865 (toll-free) Other Countries in Europe (English/German/French/Spanish): +44-1489-564-764 Asia (Philippines) (English): +63-2-438-0090 China (Chinese): 10800-163-0014 (toll-free) Homepage http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/3d_to_lr_converter/e/win/...

  • Page 83: Jvc Software Licence Agreement

    The right to use the Program is granted by Victor Company AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE of Japan, Limited (“JVC”) to You only on the condition that LAW, JVC AND ITS LICENSORS DISCLAIM ANY You agree to the following.

  • Page 84

    Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) part 0 Do not attempt to modify this software. 2.101 (g) consisting unpublished “Commercial 0 Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void Computer Software” as those items are used at FAR user’s authority to operate the equipment.

  • Page 85: Operating The Menu, Operating The Main Menu, Operating The Common Menu

    Menu Settings Operating the Menu Operating the Common Menu You can configure common setting items regardless of the There are two types of menus in this unit. mode using the common menu. 0 Main menu: Tap “MENU”. Menu that contains all the items specific to the video recording, still image recording, video playback, and still 0 The menu differs according to the mode in use.

  • Page 86: Recording Menu (video)

    Menu Settings Recording Menu (Video) You can adjust various settings, such as brightness and white balance, to suit the subject or purpose. You can also change settings such as picture quality and gain. Select video mode. Tap q to select the recording mode. 2011 Tap “MENU”.

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    Menu Settings Setting Details BRIGHTNESS ADJUST Adjusts the overall brightness of the screen. “Adjusting Brightness” (A p. 38) *Displayed only in the manual recording mode. SHUTTER SPEED Shutter speed can be adjusted. “Setting Shutter Speed” (A p. 39) *Displayed only in the manual recording mode. APERTURE PRIORITY Adjusts the aperture value.

  • Page 88

    Menu Settings Setting Details SYSTEM SELECT Sets the video recording system. “ SYSTEM SELECT ” (A p. 92) 3D VIDEO REC FORMAT You can select a recording format for 3D video recording. “3D VIDEO REC FORMAT (3D mode only)” (A p. 92) *Displayed only in the 3D recording mode.

  • Page 89: Scene Select, Focus, Focus Assist, Focus Assist Color

    Menu Settings SCENE SELECT FOCUS ASSIST COLOR Settings to suit the shooting condition can be selected. Sets the color of the outline of a focused object when Focus Operating Details Assist is used. “Scene Selection” (A p. 35) Setting Details FOCUS Outlines the focused object in red.

  • Page 90: Brightness Adjust, Shutter Speed, Aperture Priority, White Balance, Backlight Comp, Zebra

    Menu Settings BRIGHTNESS ADJUST GAIN UP Adjusts the overall brightness of the screen. Makes the subject appear bright automatically when Operating Details recording in dark places. “Adjusting Brightness” (A p. 38) Setting Details SHUTTER SPEED Deactivates the function. Shutter speed can be adjusted. Electrically brightens the scene when it Operating Details is dark.

  • Page 91: Wind Cut, Grid, Time-lapse Recording

    Menu Settings WIND CUT GRID Reduces the noise caused by wind. Displays gridlines to make it easier to detect when the subject appears slanted. Setting Details Setting Details Deactivates the function. Turns off grid display. Activates the function. Turns on grid display. Displaying the Item Displaying the Item Select video mode.

  • Page 92: System Select, D Video Rec Format (3d Mode Only)

    Menu Settings SYSTEM SELECT 3D VIDEO REC FORMAT (3D mode only) Sets the video recording system. You can select a recording format for 3D video recording. Setting Details Setting Details 60i (or 50i) Select this for normal recordings. AVCHD Records in AVCHD format. Set to this recording format for higher compatibility.

  • Page 93: Video Quality

    Menu Settings VIDEO QUALITY Displaying the Item Sets the video quality. Select video mode. o 3D Mode (MP4(MVC)) Setting Details Enables recording in high picture quality. Enables long recordings. o 3D Mode (AVCHD) Tap q to select the recording mode. Setting Details Enables recording in high picture quality.

  • Page 94: Zoom (2d Mode Only)

    Menu Settings ZOOM (2D mode only) Displaying the Item Sets the maximum zoom ratio. Select video mode. Setting Details 10x/OPTICAL Enables recording with 1 - 10x optical zoom. Set this when digital zoom is not desired. 40x/DIGITAL Enables recording with 1 - 10x optical zoom and 11 - 40x digital zoom.

  • Page 95: X.v.color (2d Mode Only), User Button Setting, D Sound

    Menu Settings x.v.Color (2D mode only) 3D SOUND Captures the true colors. Records realistic audio sounds. (Use an x.v.Color compatible TV for playback.) Setting Details Setting Details Does not record with 3D sound effects. Captures colors with the same standard Records with 3D sound effects.

  • Page 96: Mic Level, Mic Level Setting

    Menu Settings MIC LEVEL MIC LEVEL SETTING Make the adjustments such that “MIC LEVEL” does not turn Sets the microphone level. red. Make the adjustments such that “MIC LEVEL” does not turn red. Setting Details Setting Details Hides display of microphone input level. Increases the microphone input level.

  • Page 97: Headphone Vol. Adj

    Menu Settings Adjust the volume level of the headphones. HEADPHONE VOL. ADJ. Sets the volume level of the connected headphones. Adjusting the Volume Level of Headphones During Recording Select video mode. 0 To turn up the volume, tap “+” on the touch screen. 0 To turn down the volume, tap “-”...

  • Page 98: Recording Menu (still Image)

    Menu Settings Recording Menu (Still Image) You can adjust various settings, such as brightness and white balance, to suit the subject or purpose. You can also change settings such as picture quality and gain. Select still image mode. Tap q to select the recording mode. 2011 Tap “MENU”.

  • Page 99

    Menu Settings Setting Details SHUTTER SPEED Shutter speed can be adjusted. “Setting Shutter Speed” (A p. 39) *Displayed only in the manual recording mode. APERTURE PRIORITY Adjusts the aperture value. “Setting Aperture” (A p. 40) *Displayed only in the manual recording mode. WHITE BALANCE Adjusts the color according to the light source.

  • Page 100: Focus, Scene Select, Focus Assist, Focus Assist Color

    Menu Settings SCENE SELECT FOCUS ASSIST COLOR Settings to suit the shooting condition can be selected. Sets the color of the outline of a focused object when Focus Operating Details Assist is used. “Scene Selection” (A p. 35) Setting Details FOCUS Outlines the focused object in red.

  • Page 101: Shutter Speed, Brightness Adjust, Aperture Priority, White Balance, Backlight Comp, Tele Macro (2d Mode Only)

    Menu Settings BRIGHTNESS ADJUST GAIN UP Adjusts the overall brightness of the screen. Makes the subject appear bright automatically when Operating Details recording in dark places. “Adjusting Brightness” (A p. 38) Setting Details SHUTTER SPEED Deactivates the function. Shutter speed can be adjusted. Electrically brightens the scene when it Operating Details is dark.

  • Page 102: Grid, Shutter Mode

    Menu Settings GRID SHUTTER MODE Displays gridlines to make it easier to detect when the subject Continuous shooting settings can be adjusted. appears slanted. Setting Details Setting Details RECORD ONE Records one still image. Turns off grid display. SHOT Turns on grid display. CONTINUOUS Records still images continuously while SHOOTING...

  • Page 103: Cont. Shooting Speed

    Menu Settings CONT. SHOOTING SPEED Displaying the Item Sets the speed for continuous shooting. Select still image mode. Setting Details HIGH SPEED 0 Shoots up to 11 still images continuously in the 3D still image mode at approximately 12 images/ second.

  • Page 104: Image Size, User Button Setting

    Menu Settings IMAGE SIZE Displaying the Item Sets the image size (number of pixels) for still images. Select still image mode. o 3D Mode Setting Details Takes still images with aspect ratio 16:9. 1920X1080(2M) (16:9) Memo : 0 During 3D mode, IMAGE SIZE is fixed at 1920X1080(2M) Tap q to select the recording mode.

  • Page 105: Playback Menu (video), Search Date, Protect/cancel, Copy, Move, Playback Other File

    Menu Settings Playback Menu (Video) Setting Details SEARCH DATE Narrows down the video index screen You can delete or look for specific videos. according to recording dates. Select video mode. “ SEARCH DATE ” (A p. 105) PROTECT/ Protects files from being deleted CANCEL accidently.

  • Page 106: Playback Menu (still Image), Search Date, Protect/cancel, Copy, Move

    Menu Settings Playback Menu (Still Image) Setting Details SEARCH DATE Narrows down the still image index You can delete or look for specific still images. screen according to recording dates. Select still image mode. “Date Search” (A p. 64) PROTECT/ Protects files from being deleted CANCEL accidently.

  • Page 107: Common Menu

    Menu Settings Common Menu Select video or still image mode. Tap “MENU”. Tap “Q”. Setting Details CLOCK ADJUST Resets the current time or sets to the local time when using this unit overseas. “Clock Setting” (A p. 14) “Setting the Clock to Local Time when Traveling” (A p. 20) “Setting Daylight Saving Time”...

  • Page 108

    Menu Settings QUICK RESTART Reduces the power consumption within 5 minutes after the LCD monitor is closed to 1/3 of that used during recording. “ QUICK RESTART ” (A p. 113) REMOTE Enables remote control operation. “ REMOTE ” (A p. 113) TOUCH SCREEN ADJUST Adjusts the response position of the buttons on the touch screen.

  • Page 109: Clock Adjust, Date Display Style, Language

    Menu Settings CLOCK ADJUST Clock Set Style Resets the current time or sets to the local time when using The clock set style of this unit varies with the models. this unit overseas. Operating Details CLOCK SETTING “Clock Setting” (A p. 14) DATE TIME “Setting the Clock to Local Time when Traveling”...

  • Page 110: Monitor Brightness

    Menu Settings MONITOR BRIGHTNESS Displaying the Item Sets the brightness of the LCD monitor. Tap “MENU”. Setting Details Brightens the backlight of the monitor regardless of the surrounding conditions. Sets to the standard brightness. Darkens the backlight of the monitor regardless of the surrounding conditions.

  • Page 111: Rec Media For Video, Rec Media For Image

    Menu Settings REC MEDIA FOR VIDEO REC MEDIA FOR IMAGE Sets the recording/playback media of videos. Sets the recording/playback media of still images. Setting Details Setting Details BUILT-IN Records videos to this unit’s built-in BUILT-IN Records still images to this unit’s built-in MEMORY memory.

  • Page 112: Operation Sound, Auto Power Off

    Menu Settings OPERATION SOUND AUTO POWER OFF Turns on or off the operation sound. Prevents the situation of forgetting to turn off the power when this is set. Setting Details Setting Details Turns off the operation sound. Power is not turned off even if this unit is Turns on the operation sound.

  • Page 113: Quick Restart, Remote

    Menu Settings QUICK RESTART REMOTE Enables the power to turn on quickly when the LCD monitor Enables remote control operation. is opened again within 5 minutes. Setting Details Setting Details Disables remote control operation. Deactivates the function. Enables remote control operation. Enables the power to turn on quickly when the LCD monitor is opened again Displaying the Item...

  • Page 114: Touch Screen Adjust

    Menu Settings Tap “+” again to confirm the adjusted positions. TOUCH SCREEN ADJUST (3 times in total) Adjusts the response position of the buttons on the touch screen. Tap “MENU”. CONFIRM THE ADJUSTMENT PRESS + MARK AGAIN 0 Keep tapping “+” as its position changes with every tap.

  • Page 115: D Display Warning (3d Mode Only), Video Output (2d Mode Only)

    Menu Settings 3D DISPLAY WARNING (3D mode only) VIDEO OUTPUT (2D mode only) Sets whether to display warnings during 3D playback. Sets the aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) according to the connecting Setting Details Setting Details Shows a 3D warning icon (*) instead of the 3D warning message.

  • Page 116: Hdmi Output

    Menu Settings HDMI OUTPUT Recorded 3D Video Format and Display on TV via HDMI Output Sets the output from the HDMI connector of this unit when it is connected to a TV. o When HDMI OUTPUT is set to “2D OUTPUT”...

  • Page 117: Hdmi Control

    Menu Settings Displaying the Item HDMI CONTROL Sets whether to link operations with an HDMI-CEC compliant Tap “MENU”. Setting Details Turns off linked operations. Turns on linked operations. Displaying the Item Tap “MENU”. Tap “Q”. Tap “Q”. Tap “HDMI OUTPUT”. COMMON HDMI OUTPUT Tap “HDMI CONTROL”.

  • Page 118: Auto Finalize, Factory Preset, Update

    0 All settings return to their default values. UPDATE Updates the functions of this unit to the latest version. For details, refer to the JVC homepage. (When no program to update the software of this unit is available, nothing will be provided on the homepage.)

  • Page 119: Format Built-in Mem

    Menu Settings FORMAT BUILT-IN MEM. Displaying the Item Deletes all files on the built-in memory. Tap “MENU”. Setting Details FILE Deletes all files on the built-in memory. FILE + Deletes all files on the built-in memory MANAGEMENT and resets the folder and file numbers to “1”.

  • Page 120: Format Sd Card, Erase All Data

    Menu Settings FORMAT SD CARD ERASE ALL DATA Deletes all files on the SD card. Execute this process when disposing of this unit or passing it to another person. Setting Details Tap “MENU”. FILE Deletes all files on the SD card. FILE + Deletes all files on the SD card and MANAGEMENT...

  • Page 121: Rear

    Names of Parts Front Rear Headphones Connector SNAPSHOT (Still Image Recording) Button 0 Connects to optional headphones. 0 Takes a still image. “Attaching Headphones” (A p. 17) Zoom/Volume Lever ACCESS (Access) Lamp 0 During shooting: Adjusts the shooting range. 0 Lights up/blinks during recording or playback. 0 During playback (index screen): Moves to the next or Do not remove the battery pack, AC adapter, or SD previous page.

  • Page 122: Bottom, Interior

    Names of Parts Bottom Interior LCD Monitor 0 Turns the power on/off by opening and closing. Tripod Mounting Hole 0 Enables self-portraits to be taken by rotating the monitor. “Tripod Mounting” (A p. 17) USER Button “Setting the USER Button” (A p. 44) A / B (Video/Still Image) Button 0 Switches between video and still image modes.

  • Page 123: Common Recording Indications

    Indications on the LCD monitor FOCUS ASSIST Common Recording Indications “Using Focus Assist” (A p. 37) TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF 5 678 “Capturing Subjects Clearly (TOUCH PRIORITY AE/ 10:45 AF)” (A p. 47) 1/4000 Zoom F3.4 “ZOOM (2D mode only)” (A p. 94) FOCUS Monitor Backlight “...

  • Page 124: Video Recording, Snapshot

    Indications on the LCD monitor Video Recording Snapshot 1 2 3 4 1SEC 0:00:12:34 0:12:34[010:00] [9999] Video Mode Still Image Mode “A / B (Video/Still Image) Button” (A p. 122) “A / B (Video/Still Image) Button” (A p. 122) 3D VIDEO REC FORMAT IMAGE SIZE “3D VIDEO REC FORMAT (3D mode only)”...

  • Page 125: Video Playback, Still Image Playback

    Indications on the LCD monitor Video Playback Still Image Playback 23 4 2011.10.10 10:00 100-0001 2011.10.10 10:00 00:01:23 00:12:34 Still Image Mode Video Mode “A / B (Video/Still Image) Button” (A p. 122) “A / B (Video/Still Image) Button” (A p. 122) Operation Indicator VIDEO QUALITY “Playing Back Still Images”...

  • Page 126: Battery Pack, Recording, Card

    Zoom does not work. If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, Digital zoom is not available in the still image recording mode. safety and performance cannot be guaranteed. Be sure to Zoom operation is not available in time-lapse recording.

  • Page 127: Playback

    Troubleshooting Playback No date/time display. Recording date and time will not be displayed when playing back a disc that contains videos recorded in 3D mode. Sound or video is interrupted. When playing back a disc created in DVD-Video format, no Sometimes playback is interrupted at the connecting section information such as date and time will be displayed.

  • Page 128: Editing/copying, Computer, Screen/image

    Troubleshooting Editing/Copying Screen/Image Unable to delete file. The LCD monitor is difficult to see. Files (videos/still images) that are protected cannot be The LCD monitor may be difficult to see if used in bright areas deleted. Release protection before deleting the file. such as under direct sunlight.

  • Page 129: Other Problems, Error Message

    (If the message still appears, the between video mode and still image mode, or clock battery is exhausted. Consult your nearest JVC dealer.) when switching the power on or off. “Clock Setting” (A p. 14)

  • Page 130

    UNABLE TO RECORD PROPERLY IN 3D devices may not be playable.) PLEASE SWITCH TO 2D FOR RECORDING Consult your JVC dealer or the JVC service center. UNSUPPORTED FILE! Use files recorded with this unit. (Files recorded with other TOO MUCH PARALLAX BETWEEN LEFT &...

  • Page 131: Maintenance

    Maintenance Perform regular maintenance of this unit to enable it to be used for a long time. Caution : 0 Be sure to detach the battery pack, AC adapter, and power plug before performing any maintenance. Camcorder 0 Wipe this unit with a dry, soft cloth to remove any dirt. 0 When it is extremely dirty, soak the cloth in a solution of neutral detergent, wipe the body with it, and then use a clean cloth to remove the detergent.

  • Page 132: Specifications

    Specifications Camera Item Details Power supply Using AC adapter: DC 11 V Using BN-VF823U/BN-VF823E battery pack: DC 7.2 V Power consumption 0 3D Mode (AVCHD) 4.8 W (when display on LCD monitor is set to “3D” and “MONITOR BRIGHTNESS” is set to “STANDARD”), Rated Current Consumption: 1.0 A 4.5 W (when display on LCD monitor is set to “2D”...

  • Page 133

    Specifications Zoom (during video recording) Optical zoom: Up to 5x (during 3D recording), Up to 10x (during 2D recording) Digital zoom: 11 - 200x (during 2D recording) Zoom (during still image recording) Optical zoom: Up to 5x (during 3D recording), Up to 10x (during 2D recording) CONT.

  • Page 134

    Specifications o 3D Mode (MP4(MVC)) Item Details Recording/Playback format MP4 standard Video: MPEG-4 MVC (proprietary) /H.264 Audio: AAC 2ch Extension .MP4 Signal system Digital high definition system (1080/60i x 2) or Digital high definition system (1080/50i x 2) Image quality (Video) 1920 x 1080 pixels Average Approximate 34 Mbps 1920 x 1080 pixels...

  • Page 135

    Specifications Still Image o 3D Mode Item Details Recording format MPF (compatible with disparity) Extension .MPO Image Size “Approximate Number of Still Images (Unit: Number of Shots)” (A p. 55) o 2D Mode Item Details Recording format JPEG standard Extension .JPG Image Size “Approximate Number of Still Images (Unit: Number of Shots)”...

  • Page 136

    Specifications Battery Pack (BN-VF823U/BN-VF823E) Item Details Power voltage 7.2 V Capacity 2190 mAh Dimensions (mm) 30.5 x 46.5 x 52 (1-1/4” x 1-7/8” x 2-1/8”) (W x H x D) Mass Approx. 125 g (0.28 lbs) Battery Charger (AA-VF8) Item Details Power supply AC 110 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz...

  • Page 137

    Menu Settings Playback Mode ..............57 Index Playback Other File .............. 59 Power Button ..............122 ADJ Button ................45 Protect ................. 72 Adjusting Brightness ............38 QUICK RESTART .............. 113 Adjusting the parallax (during playback) ......62 Adjusting the parallax (during recording) ......32 REC MEDIA FOR IMAGE ..........

  • Page 138

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