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Panasonic SD AG-HPX171E Manuals

Manuals and User Guides for Panasonic SD AG-HPX171E

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  • Table of contents
    To remove the battery5................................................................................................................................................................
    Main Power Battery5................................................................................................................................................................
    Remote Control Battery5................................................................................................................................................................
    Table Of Contents6................................................................................................................................................................
    Outline of operations8................................................................................................................................................................
    Precaution for use9................................................................................................................................................................
    Accessories10................................................................................................................................................................
    Optional units10................................................................................................................................................................
    About this manual10................................................................................................................................................................
    Description of parts11................................................................................................................................................................
    Right side and rear side11................................................................................................................................................................
    Left side12................................................................................................................................................................
    Terminals and mounting parts13................................................................................................................................................................
    Remote control14................................................................................................................................................................
    The battery15................................................................................................................................................................
    Charging15................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing and removing the power supply16................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing and removing the battery16................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting and disconnecting the power cord16................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the hand strap17................................................................................................................................................................
    Attaching the shoulder strap17................................................................................................................................................................
    Detaching and attaching the lens hood17................................................................................................................................................................
    The remote control18................................................................................................................................................................
    Insert the battery18................................................................................................................................................................
    Remote control setup18................................................................................................................................................................
    Turn on/off the camera19................................................................................................................................................................
    Tally lamp19................................................................................................................................................................
    Viewfinder20................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the viewfinder20................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the LCD21................................................................................................................................................................
    Emphasizing outlines21................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the screen display22................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the backlight23................................................................................................................................................................
    Flipping images vertically and horizontally23................................................................................................................................................................
    Switching between overscan and underscan23................................................................................................................................................................
    Basic shooting operations25................................................................................................................................................................
    Preparing to shoot25................................................................................................................................................................
    Shooting in auto mode25................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking photos taken (REC CHECK)26................................................................................................................................................................
    Protecting against a possible erasure26................................................................................................................................................................
    Recording times27................................................................................................................................................................
    P2 card access lamps28................................................................................................................................................................
    Using SD/SDHC memory cards29................................................................................................................................................................
    Installing and removing the SD memory card29................................................................................................................................................................
    Formatting SD memory card29................................................................................................................................................................
    Cautions in using SD memory cards29................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the zoom function30................................................................................................................................................................
    Digital zoom function30................................................................................................................................................................
    Variable frame rates (VFR)31................................................................................................................................................................
    Native recording33................................................................................................................................................................
    Standard recording33................................................................................................................................................................
    Using variable frame rates (VFR)34................................................................................................................................................................
    Shooting in 1080i/576i (80i progressive mode35................................................................................................................................................................
    Shooting in 1080i/576i progressive mode35................................................................................................................................................................
    Shooting in manual mode36................................................................................................................................................................
    Switching to manual mode36................................................................................................................................................................
    Manual focusing36................................................................................................................................................................
    Using focus assist37................................................................................................................................................................
    Iris adjustments37................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the gain38................................................................................................................................................................
    Light intensity adjustments38................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the white balance39................................................................................................................................................................
    Black balance adjustments40................................................................................................................................................................
    Auto Tracking White (ATW)40................................................................................................................................................................
    Shooting techniques for different targets41................................................................................................................................................................
    Low-angle shooting41................................................................................................................................................................
    Self-portrait shooting41................................................................................................................................................................
    Zebra pattern41................................................................................................................................................................
    Marker41................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking and displaying shooting status42................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing the image size42................................................................................................................................................................
    Optical Image Stabilizer43................................................................................................................................................................
    Adding effects to images43................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the USER buttons43................................................................................................................................................................
    Backlight compensation43................................................................................................................................................................
    Color bars43................................................................................................................................................................
    Waveform monitor function44................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the volume while shooting44................................................................................................................................................................
    Backup recording44................................................................................................................................................................
    slot continuous recording45................................................................................................................................................................
    Shot mark function45................................................................................................................................................................
    Text memo recording45................................................................................................................................................................
    Time stamp function45................................................................................................................................................................
    LAST CLIP DELETE function46................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the special recording functions47................................................................................................................................................................
    Pre-recording (PRE REC)47................................................................................................................................................................
    Interval recording (INTERVAL REC)47................................................................................................................................................................
    One-shot recording (ONE-SHOT REC)48................................................................................................................................................................
    Loop recording (LOOP REC)48................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the shutter speed50................................................................................................................................................................
    Synchro scan51................................................................................................................................................................
    Switching Audio Input52................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the built-in microphone52................................................................................................................................................................
    Using another microphone and audio equipment52................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the recording level53................................................................................................................................................................
    Using scene files54................................................................................................................................................................
    Changing scene file settings54................................................................................................................................................................
    Saving scene files and other settings on SD memory cards56................................................................................................................................................................
    Clip metadata58................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the Counter59................................................................................................................................................................
    Counter display59................................................................................................................................................................
    TC preset mode59................................................................................................................................................................
    Charging the built-in battery Setting the time data60................................................................................................................................................................
    Recharging the built-in battery60................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the time code60................................................................................................................................................................
    Specifying the time code (TC PRESET)60................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting user information62................................................................................................................................................................
    Basic playback operations64................................................................................................................................................................
    Thumbnail screen65................................................................................................................................................................
    Basic thumbnail screen operations65................................................................................................................................................................
    Adding shot marks to clips67................................................................................................................................................................
    Clearing the thumbnail screen67................................................................................................................................................................
    Direct shooting functions67................................................................................................................................................................
    Thumbnail operations68................................................................................................................................................................
    Editing the recorded clip metadata72................................................................................................................................................................
    Uploading the metadata (META DATA)73................................................................................................................................................................
    Useful playback functions75................................................................................................................................................................
    Variable speed search75................................................................................................................................................................
    Slow playback75................................................................................................................................................................
    Fast forward/rewind playback75................................................................................................................................................................
    Frame-by-frame playback75................................................................................................................................................................
    Clip skip76................................................................................................................................................................
    Adjusting the volume76................................................................................................................................................................
    Viewing images on a monitor76................................................................................................................................................................
    Checking the date and time76................................................................................................................................................................
    Connecting external units77................................................................................................................................................................
    Headphones77................................................................................................................................................................
    External microphone77................................................................................................................................................................
    Computer (non-linear editing/file transfer)78................................................................................................................................................................
    Hard disk drive (data copying)79................................................................................................................................................................
    Digital video equipment (Dubbing)80................................................................................................................................................................
    Video deck (Dubbing)81................................................................................................................................................................
    TV/Monitor (playback/dubbing)81................................................................................................................................................................
    Nonlinear editing with P card (PC mode)82................................................................................................................................................................
    Copying from P cards to the hard disk drive (139 HOST mode)84................................................................................................................................................................
    Warnings86................................................................................................................................................................
    Dubbing87................................................................................................................................................................
    Digital input/output87................................................................................................................................................................
    Analog output87................................................................................................................................................................
    Screen displays88................................................................................................................................................................
    Regular displays88................................................................................................................................................................
    Setting the DISPLAY items94................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the setup menus95................................................................................................................................................................
    Using the menus95................................................................................................................................................................
    Initializing the menu settings96................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup menu structure97................................................................................................................................................................
    CAM (camera) mode menu97................................................................................................................................................................
    MCR (playback) mode menu98................................................................................................................................................................
    Setup menu list99................................................................................................................................................................
    SCENE FILE screen99................................................................................................................................................................
    CAMERA SETUP screen101................................................................................................................................................................
    SW MODE screen102................................................................................................................................................................
    AUTO SW screen104................................................................................................................................................................
    RECORDING SETUP screen105................................................................................................................................................................
    PLAYBACK FUNCTIONS screen108................................................................................................................................................................
    AV IN/OUT SETUP screen108................................................................................................................................................................
    DISPLAY SETUP screen109................................................................................................................................................................
    CARD FUNCTIONS screen111................................................................................................................................................................
    OTHER FUNCTIONS screen111................................................................................................................................................................
    OPTION MENU screen114................................................................................................................................................................
    Before calling for service115................................................................................................................................................................
    Operating precautions118................................................................................................................................................................
    Storage Precautions122................................................................................................................................................................
    How to handle data recorded on P cards123................................................................................................................................................................
    Checkpoints for using memory cards124................................................................................................................................................................
    Recording format list125................................................................................................................................................................