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Basic User Guide
HD MEMORY CAMERA
GC-PX100 A
Detailed User Guide
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For more details on operating this
product, please refer to the "Detailed
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Verifying the Accessories

AC Adapter
Battery Pack
AP-V20U
BN-VF815U
Lens Hood
Shoulder Strap
Please consult your JVC dealer or the nearest JVC service center when purchasing
a new AV cable.
Dear Customers
Thank you for purchasing this JVC product.
Before use, please read the Safety Precautions
and Cautions on p. 2 and p. 18 to ensure
safe use of this product.
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"Mobile User Guide". Mobile User Guide
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HDMI Mini
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(Type A - Mini Type B)
Monitor Hood
Lens Cap
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and Serial No.
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Serial No.
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Mobile User Guide
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  • Page 1: Verifying The Accessories

    Shoulder Strap Monitor Hood Lens Cap CD-ROM Core Filter Please consult your JVC dealer or the nearest JVC service center when purchasing a new AV cable. Dear Customers For Future Reference: Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Enter the Model No. (located on the bottom of the camera) Before use, please read the Safety Precautions and Serial No.
  • Page 2: Safety Precautions

    Make a backup of important recorded data (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may Cause JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. undesired operation. It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a disc or other recording media for storage...
  • Page 3 Portfolio License for the personal use of a For this AC plug adapter, consult your nearest consumer or other uses in which it does not receive JVC dealer. Plug Adapter remuneration to (i) encode video in compliance with the AVC standard (“AVC Video”) and/or...
  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Contents Safety Precautions ......... 2 Copying Grip Belt Adjustment ......4 Install MediaBrowser (Windows) ..12 Attaching the Accessories ...... 4 USB Menu Operations ......13 File Backup (Windows) ......14 Getting Started View Your Video (Windows) ....14 Charging the Battery Pack ..... 6 AVCHD Disc Creation (Windows) ..
  • Page 5 Attaching the Lens Cap Attach the lens cap when this unit is not being used or during transportation. Attach the lens cap to the grip belt while shooting. Attaching the Lens Hood Use of the lens hood is recommended for shooting outdoors with exposure to direct sunlight.
  • Page 6: Charging The Battery Pack

    Cover CAUTION Be sure to use JVC battery packs. If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and performance cannot be guaranteed. If malfunctions (overcurrent, overvoltage, transmission error, etc) occur, or if any battery manufactured other than JVC is attempted for battery charge, charging stops.
  • Page 7: Inserting An Sd Card

    Inserting an SD Card Insert a commercially available SD card before recording. Label Open the battery cover after opening the LCD monitor. Insert an SD card. Turn off the power of this unit before inserting or removing an SD card. To remove the SD card Push the SD card inward once, then pull it out straight.
  • Page 8: Changing Menu Settings

    Changing Menu Settings To change camera settings, tap [MENU] and Tap the desired item to change the select the item which you want to change. settings. (Icon type screen) Tap [MENU]. Tap 0 or 1 to scroll the screen. MENU (List type screen) Tap the desired item in the menu.
  • Page 9: Video Recording

    Video Recording You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the Intelligent Auto mode. Settings such as exposure and focus will be adjusted automatically to suit the shooting conditions. In case of specific shooting scenes such as person etc., its icon is displayed on the screen. Before recording an important scene, it is recommended to conduct a trial recording.
  • Page 10: Playing Back/Deleting Files On This Unit

    Playing Back/Deleting Files on this Unit Select and play back the recorded videos or still images from an index screen (thumbnail display). Volume adjustment during playback Press the A/B (still image/video) Turn up the volume button to select still image or video mode.
  • Page 11: Playing Back On Tv

    Playing Back on TV Preparation: Turn off both camera and TV. To connect using the HDMI mini connector When connecting to a 1080p compatible TV, set [HDMI OUTPUT] in [CONNECTION SETTINGS] to [AUTO]. HDMI Mini Cable (Provided) HDMI Connector Input To HDMI Mini Connector NOTE Use a High Speed HDMI mini cable.
  • Page 12: Install Mediabrowser (Windows)

    Load the provided CD-ROM into your computer. In Windows Vista / Windows 7, the auto play dialog box appears. Click “MediaBrowser SE for JVC”. Follow the on-screen instructions. “Windows installer” appears after a while. If it doesn't appear, double-click the CD-ROM icon in “My Computer”.
  • Page 13: Usb Menu Operations

    USB Menu Operations By connecting a USB cable between this The [CONNECT TO PC] menu appears. unit and your computer, you can perform Tap an option that best suits your needs. operations such as file backups to computer/disc or file uploads to file-sharing CONNECT TO PC site using your computer.
  • Page 14: File Backup (Windows)

    File Backup (Windows) Preparation: Tap [BACK UP] on the camera’s Install the MediaBrowser software onto touch screen. the computer. Make sure that enough space is left in the CONNECT TO PC HDD of computer. BACK UP Disconnect the power supply. Connect the camera to the computer with the USB cable.
  • Page 15: Avchd Disc Creation (Windows)

    AVCHD Disc Creation (Windows) MediaBrowser makes it possible to Preparation: create AVCHD discs to archive your Install the software on your computer. recordings in their original high definition Click on the “Create Disc” button. quality. You can use any standard DVD-R, DVD- RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW disc.
  • Page 16: How To Upload A File (Video Clip) To Youtube (Windows)

    Phone # USA and Canada English +1-800-458-4029 (toll-free) Europe (UK, Germany, France, English/German/French/Spanish +800-1532-4865 (toll-free) and Spain) Other Countries in Europe English/German/French/Spanish +44-1489-564-764 Asia (Philippines) English +63-2-438-0090 10800-163-0014 (toll-free) Homepage: http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/mediabrowser/e/ Please check our website for latest information and downloading.
  • Page 17 Simple File Backup with a Mac Preparation: Tap [CONNECT TO PC] on the Make sure that enough space is left in the camera’s touch screen. Mac’s HDD. Disconnect the power supply. Tap [PLAYBACK ON PC] on the camera’s touch screen. Connect the camera to the computer with the USB cable.
  • Page 18: Troubleshooting/Cautions

    • If the above do not solve the problem, consult Do not turn off the camcorder power or your nearest JVC dealer or JVC service center. remove the battery or AC adapter during shooting, playback, or when otherwise accessing the recording medium.
  • Page 19 ... leave dust or metal objects adhered to the Changes or modifications not approved by power plug or an AC wall outlet. JVC could void the user’s authority to operate ... insert any objects in the camcorder. the equipment. This equipment has been •...
  • Page 20: Recordable Time/Specifications

    Approx. 585 g (1.3 lbs) (including supplied battery pack) The specifications and appearance of this product are subject to changes for further improvement without prior notice. For more information, please refer to the Detailed User Guide. http://manual3.jvckenwood.com/index.html/ *LYT2592-001A-M* ©2013 JVC KENWOOD Corporation 0213AJH-SW-VM...
  • Page 21 CAMCORDER Detailed User Guide GC-PX100 LYT2615-002A...
  • Page 22 Table of Contents Editing Deleting Unwanted Files ............69 Deleting the Currently Displayed File ......... 69 Useful Shooting Techniques Deleting Selected Files ............69 Holiday Season/Christmas ............4 Protecting Files ..............70 Wedding .................. 5 Protecting/Releasing Protection of the Currently Displayed Travel ..................
  • Page 23 Transferring Videos (MP4 format) ........132 Transferring Still Images ..........134 Smartphone Application Settings ........136 Using Tablet Applications ............ 138 Using the Wi-Fi Function from a Web Browser ....139 Indications on the Screen ..........139 Troubleshooting ..............142 Wi-Fi Specifications .............
  • Page 24: Useful Shooting Techniques

    Useful Shooting Techniques Introducing the Various Shooting Holiday Season/Christmas Techniques! Record the happy Christmas celebration with your family! “Holiday Season/Christmas” (A p. 4) Decorating the Tree and Preparing the Dinner Record the happy Christmas celebration with your family! The decoration of tree and preparation of dinner are part of the joy of Christmas.
  • Page 25: Wedding

    Useful Shooting Techniques Recording the Christmas Party Wedding Create an awesome wedding video for the bride and groom! After all preparations, it is finally the Christmas party itself. Not only should you record the candle-blowing scene, but also the smiles of the family while Discussing and Planning Before the Event being surrounded by good food, or even the father who is slightly drunk from champagne!
  • Page 26 Useful Shooting Techniques Recording the Expressions and Comments of Guests Advanced Operation with Two Camcorders If video-editing is to be done, record using two camcorders so that a video Setting the shot from eye level to chest level with varying scenes can be created. You can try asking a close friend who has a camcorder at home.
  • Page 27: Travel

    A tripod is an essential item to take stable images. Select an appropriate The JVC AC adapter supports voltages from 110 V to 240 V, and hence can tripod in accordance to your purpose and style of traveling, such as a be used anywhere in the world.
  • Page 28 Useful Shooting Techniques Using Pan at the Places of Interest Tourists spots with beautiful scenery or historical sites are places that you would certainly want to record. To capture the magnificence of a scene which cannot be fitted into a single frame, try the panning technique. Refer to “Shooting Tips”...
  • Page 29: Amusement Park

    Useful Shooting Techniques Amusement Park Inducing Responses by Calling Out Take more shots of the smiling faces of everyone in the family! Videos with no waving of hands nor laughter are not only dull when you view them later, but also put the capability of the audio-recording function of the Taking Videos or Still Images According to the Attraction camcorder to a waste.
  • Page 30 Useful Shooting Techniques Advanced Operation with Backlight Compensation When the subject’s face is in backlight or when the expression cannot be seen clearly, the Intelligent Auto function of this unit automatically increases its brightness for recording. If Intelligent Auto fails to function as expected or if the brightness correction is insufficient, you can increase the brightness by using “BACKLIGHT COMP.”...
  • Page 31: Getting Started

    Getting Started Attaching the Accessories Attaching the Monitor Hood Attach the monitor hood if the monitor screen is difficult to see due to the sunlight. Attach the claw located at the upper part of the monitor hood to insertion Attaching the Shoulder Strap point at the upper part of the LCD monitor.
  • Page 32: Charging The Battery Pack

    Caution : Open the LCD monitor. Be sure to use JVC battery packs. If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and performance cannot be guaranteed. Charging time: Approx. 2 h 10 m (using supplied battery pack) The charging time is when the unit is used at 25°C (77°F).
  • Page 33: Grip Adjustment

    Getting Started Detaching the Battery Pack Grip Adjustment To remove the battery, press the battery lock lever (A) and slide the battery. A Open the pad B Adjust the length of the belt C Close the pad Caution : Be sure to fasten the grip belt properly. Approximate Battery Charging Time (Using AC Adapter) If the belt is loose, this unit may drop and result in injuries or damages.
  • Page 34: Inserting An Sd Card

    Getting Started Inserting an SD Card Insert a commercially available SD card before recording. “Types of Usable SD Card” (A p. 14) “Approximate Video Recording Time” (A p. 51) Turn off the power. Open the LCD monitor. Types of Usable SD Card The following SD cards can be used on this unit.
  • Page 35: Using The Touch Screen

    Getting Started Memo : Using the Touch Screen Using SD cards (including SDHC/SDXC cards) other than those specified above may result in recording failure or data loss. Icon operation buttons, thumbnails, and menu items are displayed on the This unit is not guaranteed to operate with all SD cards. Some SD cards touch screen according to the mode in use.
  • Page 36: Adjusting The Touch Panel

    Getting Started Setting ends and returns to the menu screen. Adjusting the Touch Panel Adjusts the response position of the buttons on the touch screen. Caution : Do not tap areas other than the “+” mark during touch screen adjustment Tap “MENU”.
  • Page 37: Simple File Backup With A Mac

    Getting Started Names of Buttons and Functions on the LCD Monitor Playback Screen (Video) The following screens are displayed during the video and still image modes, and operate as the touch screens. Recording Screen (Video/Still Image) Operations buttons on the touch screen disappear if the unit is not operated for about 5 seconds.
  • Page 38 Getting Started Index Screen (Thumbnail Display) Display Menu screen (playback mode) A/B (Video/Still Image) Mode Button PLAYBACK SETTING Menu Switches between video and still image modes. “PLAYBACK SETTING Menu (video)” (A p. 179) “PLAYBACK SETTING Menu (still image)” (A p. 181) Date Button CONNECTION SETTINGS Menu “Operation Buttons for Video Playback”...
  • Page 39: Clock Setting

    Getting Started “SET DATE/TIME!” is displayed when you turn on this unit after it has not Clock Setting been used for a prolonged period. Connect the AC adapter for more than 24 hours to charge the internal clock The “SET DATE/TIME!” screen appears when you turn on this unit for the battery of this unit before setting the clock.
  • Page 40: Resetting The Clock

    Getting Started Resetting the Clock Set the date and time. Set the clock with “CLOCK ADJUST” from the menu. Tap “MENU”. “3” and “2” are displayed when items in “DATE” and “TIME” are tapped. Set “DATE” and “TIME” by tapping 3 or 2. Tap “SETUP”.
  • Page 41: Changing The Display Language

    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 “SETUP”. Tap “LANGUAGE”. Caution : Be careful not to drop this unit during transportation.
  • Page 42: Adjusting The Angle Of The Lcd Monitor

    Getting Started Adjusting the Angle of the LCD Monitor Attaching the External Microphone Angles of the LCD monitor can be adjusted when shooting by holding this You can attach an external microphone (commercially available) to this unit. unit in a high or low positions. Use a microphone that supports plug-in power.
  • Page 43: Using This Unit Overseas

    Getting Started Using this Unit Overseas Setting the Clock to Local Time when Traveling Change the date and time display to the local time by selecting your travel The shape of the power outlet varies according to countries and regions. destination in “AREA SETTING”...
  • Page 44: Setting Daylight Saving Time

    Getting Started Setting Daylight Saving Time Optional Accessories When “ON” is selected in “DST SETTING” of “CLOCK ADJUST”, the time is You can record for a longer time by using the optional battery pack. set 1 hour ahead. Tap “MENU”. Product Name Description Battery Pack...
  • Page 45: Recording

    Recording Taking Videos in Auto Mode Indications for Video Recording You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the Intelligent Auto mode. Settings such as exposure and focus will be adjusted automatically to suit the shooting conditions. In case of specific shooting scenes such as person etc., its icon is displayed on the screen.
  • Page 46 Recording Scenes of Intelligent Auto Operation Buttons for Video Recording Display Icon Description Captures one’s skin beautifully. Allows people to be captured naturally. Record a group of people with the most suitable settings. Record the smiling face clearly. Records while focusing on a near object. Focuses at a far distance and captures a sharp Operation Description...
  • Page 47: Capturing Still Images During Video Recording

    - Once deleted, recorded contents (data), including data loss due to malfunctions in this unit, cannot be restored. Please be forewarned. - JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. - In order for quality improvement, defective recording medium is subject to be analyzed.
  • Page 48: Taking Still Images In Auto Mode

    Recording Taking Still Images in Auto Mode Take a still image. You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the Intelligent Auto mode. Turn on the power. PHOTO lights up when a still image is being captured. Memo : Select still image mode.
  • Page 49 Recording Scenes of Intelligent Auto Indications During Still Image Recording Display Icon Description Captures one’s skin beautifully. Allows people to be captured naturally. Record a group of people with the most suitable settings. Record the smiling face clearly. Records while focusing on a near object. Focuses at a far distance and captures a sharp Some displays disappear after approximately 3 seconds.
  • Page 50 Recording Operation Buttons for Still Image Recording Useful Settings for Recording When “QUICK RESTART” is set to “ON”, shooting can be started immediately after pressing the power button if the power is turned off within 5 minutes. “ QUICK RESTART ” (A p. 184) When “AUTO POWER OFF”...
  • Page 51: Zooming

    Recording Zooming The angle of view can be adjusted using zoom. Use the W end (wide angle end) to shoot a wider field of view. Use the T end (telephoto end) to magnify the subject for shooting. Zoom to the point that is stored in advance. Zoom to the W end (wide angle end) or the T end (telephoto end) by tapping “W”...
  • Page 52: Continuous Shooting

    Recording Continuous Shooting Shooting by Changing the Settings In still image mode, continuous shooting is performed while the SNAPSHOT Select the shooting methods suitable for purposes by using the shooting dial. button is being pressed. Shooting Details Item Details Dial Approx.
  • Page 53: Shooting According To Scene (Subject)

    Recording Shooting According to Scene (Subject) Setting Effect Set the shooting dial to Scene Selection (SCN) to automatically adjust exposure and shutter speed depending on the subject. OUTDOOR Captures fast-moving subjects clearly in every SPORTS single frame when shooting outdoors. Set the shooting dial to SCN.
  • Page 54: Capturing Subjects By Tracking Automatically (Touch Priority Ae/Af)

    Recording Capturing Subjects by Tracking Automatically (TOUCH PRIORITY Tap the desired setting. 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. This function is available when the shooting dial is set to P. Set the shooting dial to P.
  • Page 55: Manual Adjustment For Shooting

    Recording Memo : Manual Adjustment for Shooting When “TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF” is set, “FOCUS” will be set to “AUTO” Adjust the shutter speed and aperture value manually for shooting. automatically. These settings are adjusted separately for videos and still images. Tap the selected position (face/color/area) again to cancel the setting.
  • Page 56 Recording S: Adjusts the shutter speed (Shutter Speed Priority) U: Saves the setting values of frequently-used functions (User Settings) “APERTURE” is adjusted automatically to maintain an optimal exposure. When adjusting aperture and shutter speed, settings can be easily Set the shooting dial to S. completed by saving the setting values if these values are used repeatedly.
  • Page 57: Adjusting Focus Manually

    Recording Adjusting Focus Manually Set this when the focus is not clear in Intelligent Auto or when manual focusing is desired. This function is available when the shooting dial is set to P, A, S, M, U or SCN. Press the AF/MF button. Tap the setting value.
  • Page 58: Adjusting Focus By Using Focus Assist

    Recording Adjusting Focus by Using Focus Assist Tap the SET button to confirm. Focused subject is outlined in color for more precise focus. This function is available when the shooting dial is set to P, A, S, M, U or SCN.
  • Page 59: Setting White Balance

    Recording Setting White Balance Setting Details You can set the color tone to suit the light source. This function is available for both videos and still images. n AUTO Adjusts automatically to the natural colors. This function is available when the shooting dial is set to P, A, S or M. l MWB Use this when the problem of unnatural colors is not resolved.
  • Page 60: Taking Close-Up Shots

    Recording Taking Close-up Shots Setting Details You can take close-up shots of an object using the tele macro function. This function is available for both videos and still images. Enables close-up shots up to 1 m at the telephoto (T) end. Enables close-up shots up to 5 cm at the wide angle (W) end.
  • Page 61: Checking For Overexposed Areas (Zebra)

    Recording Checking for Overexposed Areas (ZEBRA) Reducing Camera Shake During video recording, diagonal lines (zebra pattern) are displayed only at When the image stabilizer is set, camera shake during video recording can areas with the specified luminance levels. be effectively reduced. This function is available when the shooting dial is set to P, A, S, M or U.
  • Page 62: Marking The Video While Recording

    Recording Marking the Video While Recording Setting Details You can mark a specific scene while recording video. When a mark is made, Deactivates image stabilizer. b OFF the marked position is recorded to make it easy to find the position and start a digest playback.
  • Page 63 Recording Marking the Video While Recording (Game) Tap “YES” to end the game. Tap “MARK”. Tap J to end the mark mode. Tap “YES” to enter into the mark mode. Item Usage Example Tap “GAME” to start the game. z (Good) Use this when the athlete is playing well.
  • Page 64: Slow-Motion (High-Speed) Recording

    Recording During high-speed recording, scene counter may not operate smoothly. Slow-motion (High-speed) Recording When a SDXC card is used in high-speed (600fps) recording, recording time is limited to 3 minutes. You can record videos in slow-motion by increasing the recording speed to emphasize the movements, and play back the slow-motion video smoothly.
  • Page 65: Recording At Intervals (Time-Lapse Recording)

    Recording Recording at Intervals (TIME-LAPSE Indications During Time-Lapse Recording RECORDING) This function 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.
  • Page 66: Recording Automatically By Sensing Movements (Auto Rec)

    Recording Recording Automatically by Sensing Recording starts automatically when the subject within the red frame moves. Movements (AUTO REC) This function enables the unit to record automatically by sensing the changes in subject’s movement (brightness) within the red frame displayed on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 67: Taking Group Shots (Self-Timer)

    Recording Taking Group Shots (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. This function is available in still image mode. Not available in video mode. Memo : When shooting a photo using the self-timer function, use of a tripod is recommended.
  • Page 68 Recording Pressing the SNAPSHOT button again starts the 10-second self- Using the Face Detection Self-timer timer. Pressing the SNAPSHOT button starts face detection, and shooting is performed three seconds after another person enters the frame. The photographer enters the frame. This function is useful when you want to include the photographer in the group photo.
  • Page 69: Recording Videos With Date And Time

    Recording Recording Videos with Date and Time You can record videos together with the date and time. Set this when you want to save the file with date and time display. (The date and time cannot be deleted after recording.) Tap “MENU”.
  • Page 70: Checking The Remaining Recording Time

    Recording Checking the Remaining Recording Time You can check the remaining recording time on the SD card as well as the remaining battery power. Tap “MENU”. The top menu appears. Tap “INFO.”. If in the still image mode, go directly to step 4. Display the remaining recording time.
  • Page 71 Recording Approximate Video Recording Time VIDEO REC FORMAT: AVCHD Picture quality SDHC/SDXC card 16GB 32GB 48GB 64GB 128 GB 15 m 35 m 1 h 10 m 2 h 30 m 3 h 50 m 10 h 10 m 30 m 8 h 10 m 16 h 20 m 1 h 40 m...
  • Page 72: Playback

    - Once deleted, recorded contents (data), including data loss due to malfunctions in this unit, cannot be restored. Please be forewarned. - JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. - In order for quality improvement, defective recording medium is subject...
  • Page 73: Normal Playback

    Playback Checking the Recording Date and Other Information Normal Playback Plays back the recorded videos. Press the L button to select the playback mode. Press the L button to select the playback mode. Tap on the file to start playback. Check if the playback mode is A.
  • Page 74 Playback Operation Buttons for Video Playback During Video Playback During Index Screen Display Operations buttons on the touch screen disappear if the unit is not Display Description operated for about 5 seconds. Tap on the screen to display the operation buttons again.
  • Page 75 Playback Adjusting the Volume of Videos Press this button to pause and enlarge the You can use the zoom/volume lever to control the volume. image. L MENU Displays the menu screen Memo : Tap or drag on the operation area of the touch screen. You can search for a specific file by the recording date.
  • Page 76: Marking Playback

    Playback MARKING PLAYBACK Indications during the Marking Playback The scenes marked while recording the video and the scoring scenes During the Normal Marking Playback recorded in the game recording mode (by using the smartphone application) can be searched. Switch to the mark playback mode by tapping “MARK PLAY” on the video playback screen.
  • Page 77 Playback GAME PLAYBACK Indications during the Game Playback During the Normal Game Playback Game playback is a function to playback the goal scenes and/or marked scene that is recorded by marking function of this unit or smartphone application “Wireless sync.”. To start, tap “MARK PLAY”...
  • Page 78 Playback EDIT INDEX MARKING Edit the team name. When playing backed the marked videos, the following settings can be edited. Setting Details EDIT TEAM NAME Edits the team name. ADD/DELETE Adds/deletes the marks. P/B TIME PER SCENE Sets the playback time per scene. Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters.
  • Page 79 Playback ADD/DELETE P/B TIME PER SCENE Press the L button to select the playback mode. Press the L button to select the playback mode. Check if the playback mode is A. Check if the playback mode is A. If the mode is B still image, tap B on the playback screen to display If the mode is B still image, tap B on the playback screen to display the mode switching screen.
  • Page 80 Playback P/B POSITION ADJUST Indications during the Marking Edition Press the L button to select the playback mode. Check if the playback mode is A. Display Description If the mode is B still image, tap B on the playback screen to display A J Button Returns to the previous screen the mode switching screen.
  • Page 81: Digest Playback

    Playback DIGEST PLAYBACK Select the Digest Playback time You can play back a digest of recorded videos (Digest Playback). This is useful for checking the content of videos quickly. (For videos recorded in AVCHD format) Press the L button to select the playback mode. The time display of Digest Playback varies according to the recording time.
  • Page 82: Playback Other File

    Playback PLAYBACK OTHER FILE Playing Back Still Images The management information of a video may be damaged if recording is not You can select and play back the recorded still images from an index screen performed correctly, such as turning off the power in the middle of recording. (thumbnail display).
  • Page 83 Playback Operation Buttons for Still Image Playback During Still Image Playback During Index Screen Display Operations buttons on the touch screen disappear if the unit is not operated for about 5 seconds. Tap on the screen to display the operation buttons again.
  • Page 84: Slideshow Playback

    Playback Slideshow Playback Searching for a Specific Video/Still Image by Still images can be played back in a slideshow. Date Tap I during still image playback to start the slideshow. 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 85: Connecting To And Viewing On Tv

    Playback Connecting to and Viewing on TV Tap on the file to start playback. You can connect this unit to a TV for playback. The image quality on TV varies with the type of TV and the connecting cable. Select the connector that best suits your TV.
  • Page 86: Connecting Via The Hdmi Mini Connector

    Playback Memo : Connecting via the HDMI Mini Connector Change the settings in “HDMI OUTPUT” according to the connection. If you are using an HDTV, you can play back in HD quality by connecting to “ HDMI OUTPUT ” (A p. 185) the HDMI mini connector.
  • Page 87: Connecting Via The Av Connector

    Playback Operating in Conjunction with TV via HDMI Connecting via the AV Connector Connecting this unit to an HDMI-CEC enabled TV using the HDMI mini cable To playback videos on TV, connect the provided AV cable (P/N allows linked operations with the TV to be performed. QAM1322-001) to the AV terminal of this unit.
  • Page 88 Memo : For questions about the TV or method of connection, contact your TV's manufacturer. AV cable (P/N: QAM1322-001) Wiring specifications (for video/audio) of the 4-pole mini plug are described in the following. For purchasing, consult your nearest JVC service center.
  • Page 89: Deleting Unwanted Files

    Editing Deleting Unwanted Files Deleting Selected Files Deletes the selected files. Delete unwanted videos and still images when the space in the recording Caution : media is running out. Deleted files cannot be restored. Doing so frees up more space in the recording media. “Deleting the Currently Displayed File”...
  • Page 90: Protecting Files

    Editing Protecting Files Protecting/Releasing Protection of Selected Files Protects or releases protection of the selected files. Prevent important videos/still images from being deleted accidently by Press the L button to select the playback mode. protecting them. “Protecting/Releasing Protection of the Currently Displayed File” (A p.
  • Page 91: Capturing A Still Image From One Scene In Video

    Editing Select “IMAGE CAPTURE TYPE”. Make a selection at “IMAGE CAPTURE TYPE” in the “PLAYBACK SETTING” menu. Item Details 1 SHOT Captures 1 frame of still image. 9 CONTINUOUS Shoots 9 frames of still images continuously. SHOTS Protect marks I appear on the selected files. Protect marks I disappear from the deselected files.
  • Page 92: Capturing A Required Part In The Video (Trimming)

    Editing Capturing a Required Part in the Video (TRIMMING) Select the required part of a video and save it as a new video file. The original video remains in its existing location. Press the L button to select the playback mode. When “A”...
  • Page 93: Copying

    Copying Creating a Disc Using a Connected Blu-ray Dubbing Files to a Disc by Connecting to a Recorder DVD Recorder You can create discs using a Blu-ray recorder by connecting it to this unit You can dub videos in standard quality by connecting to a DVD recorder. using a USB cable.
  • Page 94: Dubbing Files To A Vhs Tape By Connecting To A Vcr

    You can dub videos in standard quality by connecting to a VCR. For purchasing, consult your nearest JVC service center. Refer also to the instruction manuals of the TV and VCR. Remove the AC adapter and battery pack from this unit.
  • Page 95 AV cable (P/N: QAM1322-001) Wiring specifications (for video/audio) of the 4-pole mini plug are described in the following. For purchasing, consult your nearest JVC service center. Memo : To include the recording date and time during dubbing, set “DISPLAY DATE/TIME” in the “PLAYBACK SETTING” menu to “ON”. Or, set “DISPLAY ON TV”...
  • Page 96: Copying To Windows Pc

    Asia (Philippines) (English): +63-2-438-0090 China (Chinese): 10800-163-0014 (toll-free) Homepage http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/mediabrowser/e/ For details on how to use the software, refer to “MediaBrowser Help” in the “Help” menu of MediaBrowser. Verifying System Requirements (Guideline) Right-click on “Computer” (or “My Computer”) in the “Start” menu and select “Properties” to check the following items.
  • Page 97: Installing The Provided Software

    Copying Installing the Provided Software You can display the recorded images in calendar format and perform editing using the provided software. Windows Vista/Windows 7 Refer to the operating instructions found in the animation on the Detailed User Guide. Windows XP Refer to the operating instructions found in the animation on the Detailed User Guide.
  • Page 98: Backing Up All Files

    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/mediabrowser/e/ Delete unwanted videos before making backup. Tap “BACK UP”. It takes time to back up many videos. “Deleting Unwanted Files” (A p. 69) Tap L to exit the menu.
  • Page 99: Organizing Files

    Copying Disconnecting this Unit from Computer Organizing Files After backing up your files, organize them by adding labels, such as “Family Click “Safely Remove Hardware and Eject Media”. Trip”, etc. This is useful not only for creating discs, but for viewing the files too. Double-click on the MediaBrowser icon.
  • Page 100: Recording Videos To Discs

    Other Countries in Europe Set the title of the top menu of the disc. (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/mediabrowser/e/ Click “Settings” to select the menu background. After setting, click “Start”. After copying is complete, click “OK”.
  • Page 101 “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/mediabrowser/e/...
  • Page 102: Backing Up Files Without Using Provided Software

    Copying Backing Up Files Without Using Provided Software When the camera and PC are connected by an USB cable, recorded media are read-only. Copy the files to a computer using the following method. Memo : Connect the USB cable and the AC adapter. To edit/view the files, use a software that supports AVCHD (video)/JPEG A Turn on the power after connecting the AC adapter to the DC (still image) files.
  • Page 103: List Of Files And Folders

    Copying List of Files and Folders They are created only when necessary. Caution : When the camera and PC are connected by an USB cable, recorded media are read-only.
  • Page 104: Copying To Mac Computer

    Copying To edit/view the files, use a software that supports iFrame (video)/ AVCHD Copying to Mac Computer (video)/JPEG (still image) files. When removing this unit from the computer, drag & drop the Copy the files to a Mac computer using the following method. “JVCCAM_SD”...
  • Page 105: Using Wi-Fi

    Also, the recorded position can be marked to make it easy to find the scenes you want to view later. “Using the Game Score” (A p. 125) JVC CAM Coach Functions such as playback of recorded videos and displaying 2 different playback images for comparison are available by using tablet device.
  • Page 106: Operating Environment

    LAN device. A OS: Windows 7 JVC shall not be liable for any security issues, troubles, damages or losses B Supports wireless LAN or wired LAN arising from the use of this feature.
  • Page 107: Image Monitoring Via Direct Connection (Direct Monitoring)

    Using Wi-Fi Exporting/Bringing the Unit Overseas Image Monitoring via Direct Connection Permission from the U.S. government may be required when bringing the (DIRECT MONITORING) unit to an export controlled country set by the U.S. government (such as Cuba, Iraq, North Korea, Iran, Rwanda, and Syria. As of December, 2012). You can check the image on the camera via direct connection (Wi-Fi Direct) For more information, consult the U.S.
  • Page 108 Using Wi-Fi Connecting the Smartphone to the Camera Wirelessly Connect the smartphone to the camera by either of the following methods. Connection by entering the Wi-Fi password Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) Set the camera to the recording mode. For details on connecting your smartphone (or computer) to a Wi-Fi network, please refer to the instruction manual of the phone terminal in use.
  • Page 109 Using Wi-Fi Monitoring the Images from a Smartphone (or Computer) Smartphone (Android / iPhone) Memo : Prior to use this function, a smartphone application needs to be installed on the smartphone. “Installing Smartphone Applications” (A p. 122) Start “Wireless sync.” on the smartphone after setting DIRECT MONITORING.
  • Page 110: Image Monitoring Via An Access Point At Home (Indoor Monitoring)

    Using Wi-Fi Image Monitoring via an Access Point at Home (INDOOR MONITORING) Connect to the wireless LAN router at home, the camera and a smartphone (or computer) via access point wirelessly. From a smartphone (or computer) in connection, you can monitor the images captured by the camera.
  • Page 111 Using Wi-Fi Operation Method Connect the camera to the access point (wireless LAN router) Connect the camera to the access point by either of the following methods. Tap “EZ REGISTRATION WPS”. Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Registration (Operation on this camera) Follow the operations below if the access point (wireless LAN router) in use supports WPS.
  • Page 112 Using Wi-Fi Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters. The character changes with every tap. “ABC”, for example, enter “A” by tapping once, “B” by tapping twice, or “C” by tapping 3 times. Tap “DELETE” to delete a character. Tap “CANCEL”...
  • Page 113 Using Wi-Fi Connecting the smartphone (or computer) to the access point (wireless LAN router) Connect the smartphone (or computer) to the access point (wireless LAN router) at home. Start making a connection. For details on connections, refer to the instruction manuals of the device (Operation on this camera) in use or the wireless LAN router.
  • Page 114 Using Wi-Fi How to operate from a smartphone Log in with your username and password. “Using Smartphone Applications” (A p. 122) (if authentication cannot be achieved) Monitoring from the computer (Windows7) Tap the URL button shown on the camera’s screen. (displayed when the computer and the camera are connected wirelessly.) The URL for the computer to connect to appears.
  • Page 115: Image Monitoring Via The Internet (Outdoor Monitoring)

    Using Wi-Fi Operations from the Web browser Image Monitoring via the Internet “Using the Wi-Fi Function from a Web Browser” (A p. 139) (OUTDOOR MONITORING) You can check the image on the camera via internet connection with a smartphone (or computer). * To use this function, it is necessary to prepare for an UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) compatible wireless LAN router, and an internet connection from which the global IP address can be obtained.
  • Page 116 Using Wi-Fi Operation Method Operation on this camera Memo : Prior to use this function, a smartphone application needs to be installed on the smartphone. “Installing Smartphone Applications” (A p. 122) Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) The URL (WAN) for the smartphone to connect to appears. (Does not appear if DDNS is not set or set incorrectly.) “LUPnP”...
  • Page 117 Using Wi-Fi Log in with your username and password. The username is “jvccam” and the default password is “0000”. “Changing the Settings” (A p. 104) Operations from the Web browser “Using the Wi-Fi Function from a Web Browser” (A p. 139) Caution : To monitor images while you are out, make sure in advance that you can establish a connection via the Internet by entering the URL (WAN)
  • Page 118: Sending Still Images Via E-Mail Upon Detection Of Face Or Movement (Detect/Mail)

    Using Wi-Fi Sending Still Images via E-mail upon Tap “DETECT/MAIL” (P). Detection of Face or Movement (DETECT/ MAIL) A still image is automatically captured and sent via e-mail when faces or movements are detected by the camera. Memo : Tap “DETECT/MAIL ATTN.”. Videos are recorded in AVCHD mode.
  • Page 119: Record And Send Videos Via E-Mail (Video Mail)

    Set the camera to the recording mode. check your replied e-mail by using this unit. Check the e-mails sent by this unit from computer, etc. JVC will not be responsible for any trouble that occurs upon the sending of mails. The top menu appears.
  • Page 120 Check the e-mails sent by this unit from computer, etc. JVC will not be responsible for any trouble that occurs upon the sending of mails. Videos captured via video mail are not saved to the camera or SD card.
  • Page 121: Recording The Location Information

    Using Wi-Fi Recording the Location Information You can record the location information of the venue where recording is taking place via direct connection (Wi-Fi Direct) with a smartphone. Tap “START” (I). (Operation on this camera) Memo : To obtain the location information, it is necessary to connect the smartphone to the camera and start the smartphone application.
  • Page 122 Using Wi-Fi Operation Method Activate the GPS function of the smartphone. (Operation on the smartphone) The top menu appears. Tap the “Wi-Fi” (Q) icon. (Operation on this camera) For details on using the smartphone, refer to the instruction manual of the device in use. Start “Wireless sync.”...
  • Page 123: Changing The Settings

    Using Wi-Fi Changing the Settings To use the Wi-Fi function, it may be necessary to perform some settings on the camera and smartphone (or computer). Registering the access points to connect (wireless LAN router) “Registering the Access Points of the Camera to Connect (ACCESS POINTS)”...
  • Page 124 Using Wi-Fi Menu Settings Setting Details DIRECT MONITORING Configures various settings related to DIRECT MONITORING. PASSWORD Sets the password to access the camera. “Setting the Password (DIRECT MONITORING/INDOOR MONITORING/OUTDOOR MONITORING)” (A p. 106) ENFORCED GROUP OWNER (Default: “ON”) Set whether or not to get the owner group permissions. ・...
  • Page 125 Using Wi-Fi ・ OFF: Does not record videos on this camera. ・ ON: Records videos on this camera. “Setting Self Recording on this Camera (DETECT/MAIL SETTING)” (A p. 115) VIDEO MAIL VIDEO MAIL ADDRESS Selects the recipient’s e-mail address for video mails. “Sending Still Images via E-mail upon Detection of Face or Movement (DETECT/MAIL)”...
  • Page 126: Setting The Password (Direct Monitoring/Indoor Monitoring/Outdoor Monitoring)

    Using Wi-Fi Tap “DELETE” to delete a character. Setting the Password (DIRECT MONITORING/INDOOR MONITORING/OUTDOOR MONITORING) Tap “CANCEL” to exit. Tap “A/a/1” to select character input type from upper case letter, lower Sets the password required to access the camera. case letter, and number. Up to 8 characters (alphabets, numbers and symbols only), case- Tap E or F to move one space to the left or right.
  • Page 127: Setting The Enforced Group Owner (Direct Monitoring)

    Using Wi-Fi Setting the Enforced Group Owner (DIRECT MONITORING) Changing the HTTP Port (DIRECT MONITORING/INDOOR MONITORING/OUTDOOR MONITORING) Sets whether to enforce authorization of the group owner. Changes the port number to access to the camera. Tap “MENU”. Valid when setting up multiple cameras for Outdoor Monitoring. (Operation on this camera) Tap “MENU”.
  • Page 128: Setting The Score Display Record (Direct Monitoring)

    Using Wi-Fi Setting the Score Display Record (DIRECT MONITORING) Setting the UPnP of this Camera (OUTDOOR MONITORING) Sets whether to record score displays in the video. Sets the UPnP of the camera. Tap “MENU”. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) (Operation on this camera) The top menu appears.
  • Page 129: Obtaining A Dynamic Dns (Ddns) Account

    Sets the dynamic DNS information of the obtained account on the camera. internet. “Obtaining a Dynamic DNS (DDNS) Account” (A p. 109) Only the JVC dynamic DNS service can be set on this camera. Tap “MENU”. To obtain (register) an account, perform the following steps.
  • Page 130: Setting The Sender's E-Mail Address Of The Camera

    Tap E or F to move one space to the left or right. After setting, tap “SET”. Memo : Tap “COMMON Wi-Fi SETTING”. Only the JVC dynamic DNS service can be set on this camera. (Operation on this camera) Tap “MAIL SETTING”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “SENDER'S EMAIL”.
  • Page 131 Using Wi-Fi Tap “CHANGE” to change the contents that are already set. Change the SMTP port number (if necessary) and tap “SET”. Enter the e-mail address and tap “SET”. Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters. The character changes with every tap. Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters.
  • Page 132 Using Wi-Fi USERNAME Enter the username. PASSWORD Enter the password. Caution : It is necessary to obtain an e-mail account in advance. Some web-based mail addresses do not support this feature. These are Gmail settings as of March 2013. Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters. The character Perform setting manually if changes have been made to the Gmail changes with every tap.
  • Page 133: Registering The Recipient's E-Mail Address Of The Camera

    Using Wi-Fi Registering the Recipient’s E-mail Address of the Camera Registers the e-mail addresses of recipients on the camera. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) Enter the recipient’s e-mail address. The top menu appears. Tap the “Wi-Fi” (Q) icon. (Operation on this camera) Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters.
  • Page 134: Setting The Detection Method Of This Camera (Detect/Mail Setting)

    Using Wi-Fi Setting the Detection Method of this Camera (DETECT/MAIL Setting the Detection Interval of this Camera (DETECT/MAIL SETTING) SETTING) Sets the detection method to start recording. Sets the time period to enable detection again after the previous one. Tap “MENU”. Tap “MENU”.
  • Page 135: Setting Self Recording On This Camera (Detect/Mail Setting)

    Using Wi-Fi Setting Self Recording on this Camera (DETECT/MAIL Registering the Access Points of the Camera to Connect SETTING) (ACCESS POINTS) Sets whether to record videos on this camera during detection. There are 4 ways to register the access points (wireless LAN router) for connection.
  • Page 136 Using Wi-Fi Search and Register Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “ADD”. (Operation on this camera) The top menu appears. Tap the “Wi-Fi” (Q) icon. (Operation on this camera) Tap “EZ REGISTRATION WPS”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “COMMON Wi-Fi SETTING”. (Operation on this camera) Activate WPS of the access point (wireless LAN router) within 2 minutes.
  • Page 137 Using Wi-Fi Manual Registration The search results appear on the camera’s screen. Tap the name (SSID) of the desired access point from the list of search Tap “MENU”. results. (Operation on this camera) (Operation on this camera) The top menu appears. Register a password.
  • Page 138 Using Wi-Fi WPS PIN Registration Enter the name (SSID) of the access point (wireless LAN router) and tap “SET”. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) (Operation on this camera) Tap on the on-screen keyboard to enter characters. The character The top menu appears. changes with every tap.
  • Page 139 Using Wi-Fi Editing LAN Settings of Access Points (Wireless LAN Router) Tap “WPS PIN”. (Operation on this camera) Change accordingly such as when you want to fix the IP address for the camera. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) The PIN code appears. Enter the PIN code displayed on the camera to the access point (wireless LAN router).
  • Page 140: Checking The Mac Address Of This Camera

    Using Wi-Fi Checking the MAC Address of this Camera Displays the MAC address of the camera. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “USE” to use the selected access point. Tap “DELETE” to delete the registered access point. Perform the LAN settings. (when “DHCP” is set to “OFF”) (Operation on this camera) The top menu appears.
  • Page 141: Protecting The Network Settings With A Password

    Using Wi-Fi Protecting the Network Settings with a Password Initializing the Wi-Fi Settings Sets a password to lock and protect the network settings. Returns the Wi-Fi settings to their default values. Tap “MENU”. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) (Operation on this camera) The top menu appears.
  • Page 142: Using Smartphone Applications

    Using Wi-Fi “Transferring Videos (AVCHD format)” (A p. 130) Using Smartphone Applications “Transferring Videos (MP4 format)” (A p. 132) Transferring still images By installing the “Wireless sync.” smartphone software, images on the “Transferring Still Images” (A p. 134) camera can be checked from a distance, and recording videos/still images and zooming operation can be performed.
  • Page 143: Use Of Marking

    Using Wi-Fi Transfer Screen (AVCHD Screen) Use of Marking Enter the mark in the desired scene to make it easy to find the scene later. * Establish a Wi-Fi connection by using the DIRECT MONITORING function. Common for Android and iOS Tap c to start recording the video.
  • Page 144 Using Wi-Fi Once a scene is marked, the next mark won’t be made within 5 Select a type of marking. seconds. The type of marking can be changed in the setting menu. Tap “Monitor” to return to the monitor screen. Setting the type of marking Tap Q.
  • Page 145: Using The Game Score

    Using Wi-Fi Using the Game Score The scores of various sport games can be recorded with video images. Also, the recorded position can be marked to make it easy to find the scenes you want to view later. * Establish a Wi-Fi connection by using the DIRECT MONITORING function. Common for Android and iOS Tap “Game Score”.
  • Page 146 Using Wi-Fi TENNIS Tennis Tap c to start recording the video. To modify the score, tap the scorecard. (“ALL-PURPOSE SCOREBOARD” only) “Modifying Game Score Directly” (A p. 127) To enter characters, tap the scorecard. “Entering Short Texts When the game is started, tap “Game Start”. (“ALL-PURPOSE SCOREBOARD”)”...
  • Page 147 Using Wi-Fi Tap the scorecard. Once a scene is marked, the next mark won’t be made within 5 seconds. Tap “SCORE EDITING”. When the game is ended, tap “Game End”. Enter the score, then tap “SAVE”. Tap “OK” if “DO YOU WANT TO EXIT?” appears. Check “STOP RECORDING”...
  • Page 148 Using Wi-Fi Entering Short Texts Tap the “FREE TEXT” field to enter characters, and then tap “OK”. (“ALL-PURPOSE SCOREBOARD”) Tap the scorecard. Entered characters appear on the top-left corner of the screen. Tap “FREE TEXT”.
  • Page 149 Using Wi-Fi Entering Short Texts Screen display of the camera while recording the game (“TENNIS SCOREBOARD”) score Tap the scorecard. (ALL-PURPOSE SCOREBOARD) A Team name and score Team name can be set prior to recording. (use alphabets and numbers) “Game Score Settings” (A p. 137) B Game score recording icon (TENNIS SCOREBOARD) A Player name and score...
  • Page 150: Transferring Videos (Avchd Format)

    Using Wi-Fi Transferring Videos (AVCHD format) Transfer videos recorded in AVCHD format to the smartphone. The video to be forwarded is converted to the following format. Item Details System Video Codec H. 264/MPEG-4 AVC Baseline Profile Resolution 1280X720 (3.6Mbps) * Bit rate is indicated in ( ) 640X360 (1Mbps) Frame rate Audio...
  • Page 151 Using Wi-Fi Number of the selected image files is indicated next to the check mark Tap “CANCEL” to cancel the operation. in lower left. After transferring is complete, tap “OK”. To set the length of video you are transferring, refer to the below instructions.
  • Page 152: Transferring Videos (Mp4 Format)

    Using Wi-Fi Transferring manually Transferring Videos (MP4 format) You can set the length of transferred video. Transfer videos recorded in MP4 format to the smartphone. (Depending on A Tap “MANUAL” in step 5. the smartphone in use, videos may not be played back.) B At the start point, enter the starting time of the video.
  • Page 153 Using Wi-Fi Select “MP4” from the tab at the bottom of the screen, and tap the video Tap “CANCEL” to cancel the operation. to transfer. “TRANSFER” starts. Tap “Monitor” to return to the monitor screen. Tap “CANCEL” to cancel the operation. Tap Q to move to the setting screen.
  • Page 154: Transferring Still Images

    Using Wi-Fi Transferring Still Images You can transfer recorded still images to your smartphone. If the aspect ratio of the original still image is 4:3, the image is reduced by 1600X1200 when transferred. If the aspect ratio of the original still image is 16:9, the image is reduced by 1920X1080 when transferred.
  • Page 155 Using Wi-Fi Tap “BACK” to return to the previous screen. Select the “Still Image” tab in the lower part of the screen, and tap the index screen. Tap “TRANSFER”. Tap “Monitor” to return to the monitor screen. Tap “CANCEL” to cancel the operation. Tap Q to move to the setting screen.
  • Page 156: Smartphone Application Settings

    Using Wi-Fi Smartphone Application Settings You can change the settings of the smartphone applications. Common for Android and iOS Tap Q. Tap “CANCEL” to cancel the operation. After transferring is complete, tap “OK”. Tap the desired setting. To play back and check the still image, tap “CHECK”. (Android only) (unavailable when multiple still images are transferred) To upload the still image, tap “SHARE”.
  • Page 157 Using Wi-Fi Game Score Settings Item Details Enter the recording methods of the game score, as well as the team information. MONITORING Turns on/off the monitoring function of the screen. (Enter a check mark to set to “ON”) Common for Android and iOS LOC INFO TRANS INT Select the time interval for obtaining the GPS Tap Q.
  • Page 158: Using Tablet Applications

    Using Tablet Applications Tap the desired setting. By installing a “JVC CAM Coach” tablet software, images recorded by the camera can be transferred to a tablet device via Wi-Fi. Functions such as playback of the recorded video, displaying 2 different playback images for comparison, self-checking and adding explanations on playback images are available.
  • Page 159: Using The Wi-Fi Function From A Web Browser

    Using Wi-Fi Using the Wi-Fi Function from a Web Browser You can connect to the camera and make use of the Wi-Fi function from the web browser of a computer. Indications on the screen “Indications on the Screen” (A p. 139) Indications on the Screen Recording Screen Memo :...
  • Page 160 Using Wi-Fi Video Index Screen (Thumbnail Display) (AVCHD) Video Index Screen (Thumbnail Display) (MP4/MOV) To download a video, click on the thumbnail. Still Image Index Screen (Thumbnail Display) To download a still image, click on the thumbnail.
  • Page 161 Using Wi-Fi DETECT/MAIL SETTING Screen Notification mail settings such as detection method and recipient’s e-mail address can be changed even when the camera is out of reach.
  • Page 162: Troubleshooting

    Using Wi-Fi Troubleshooting Direct Monitoring Trouble Action Unable to connect to camera. Check whether the Wi-Fi connection is established successfully. (URL required) Check whether Wi-Fi is connected to “DIRECT_**JVCCAM”. Check whether the smartphone (or computer) is connected to the camera. Try again after powering off and on the camera and the terminal (smartphone or computer).
  • Page 163 Using Wi-Fi Turn off the power of the camera, then try again. INDOOR MONITORING (connection at home) Trouble Action Unable to connect to the camera. Check whether the Wi-Fi connection is established successfully. (URL required) Check to ensure that the camera and the terminal (smartphone or computer) are connected to the same access point.
  • Page 164 To set dynamic DNS, perform the following steps. 1. Obtain an account with JVC dynamic DNS service using your computer. 2. Log in to JVC DNS and obtain the dynamic DNS service. 3. Set the obtained dynamic DNS username and password on the camera.
  • Page 165 Using Wi-Fi When the “HTTP Port” of the camera (set to “80” by default) is used by another device, a connection cannot be established. Change the “HTTP Port” of the camera. “Changing the HTTP Port (DIRECT MONITORING/INDOOR MONITORING/OUTDOOR MONITORING)” (A p. 107) E-mail (Notification Mail, Video Mail) Trouble Action...
  • Page 166: Wi-Fi Specifications

    Using Wi-Fi Wi-Fi Specifications Wi-Fi Specifications Item Details Wireless LAN Standard IEEE802.11b/g/n (2.4GHz band) Wi-Fi security Encryption: WEP, WPA, WPA2 *WPA and WPA2 are supported only by the personal mode (PSK). DIRECT MONITORING / INDOOR MONITORING / OUTDOOR MONITORING When Using Wireless sync. Item Details Supported Terminals...
  • Page 167 Using Wi-Fi Audio AAC 48kHz 16 bits 2ch Time Max. 15 seconds DETECT/MAIL Item Details Still Image Transmission JPEG 640x360...
  • Page 168 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code DIRECT MONITORING You can monitor images being captured by this unit to your smartphone or PC. While you are busy, you can monitor your baby who is sleeping in the room next door. INDOOR MONITORING Images being captured by this unit can be set to your PC or smartphone when your children return home, via the wireless LAN router.
  • Page 169: Using Wi-Fi By Creating A Qr Code

    Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code DIRECT MONITORING Setting (Once setting is done, start from the “Regular Operation” below) Create a QR code. Enter values in the required items for direct monitoring. Password: set a password to connect this camera to the device by direct monitoring.
  • Page 170 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Regular Operation Connecting the Smartphone to the Camera Wirelessly Connection by entering the Wi-Fi password Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) Set the camera to the recording mode. For details on connecting your smartphone (or computer) to a Wi-Fi network, please refer to the instruction manual of the phone terminal in use.
  • Page 171 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Tap “WPS”. (Operation on this camera) Activate WPS on the smartphone (or computer) within 2 minutes. (Operation on the smartphone (or computer)) The recording screen is displayed. To activate WPS, refer to the instruction manual of the device in use. A connection is established and Q appears on the camera’s screen.
  • Page 172: Indoor Monitoring

    Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code INDOOR MONITORING Setting (Once setting is done, start from the “Regular Operation” below) Create a QR code. Enter values in the required items for indoor monitoring. Password: set a password to connect this camera to the device via an The URL for the computer to connect to appears.
  • Page 173 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Read a QR code. Read a QR code. (Operation on this camera) Tap “ACCESS POINTS”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “YES”. Tap “ADD”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “OK”. Tap “EZ REGISTRATION WPS”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “NEXT”...
  • Page 174 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Search the access point, and select from the list. Set the name (SSID) of the access point (wireless LAN router) and the password beforehand. Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) The search results appear on the camera’s screen. Tap the name (SSID) of the desired access point from the list of search results.
  • Page 175 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Connecting the smartphone (or computer) to the access point (wireless LAN router) Connect the smartphone (or computer) to the access point (wireless LAN router) at home. This setting is unnecessary if the smartphone (or computer) has already been connected to the access point (wireless LAN router) at home.
  • Page 176 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Check the URL displayed on the camera screen, which starts from “http://”. After checking the URL, tap “QUIT” to return to the previous screen. Start Internet Explorer (web browser) on the computer and enter the URL.
  • Page 177: Outdoor Monitoring

    IP address changes when making an access to this unit via internet. Only the JVC dynamic DNS service can be set on this camera. To obtain (register) an account, perform the following steps. Access the following URL from a browser and register for an account.
  • Page 178 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Tap “OK”. Tap “EZ REGISTRATION WPS”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “NEXT” to return to the screen to read the QR code. Set contents are saved. Registering the access points (wireless LAN router) to this unit Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Registration Tap “MENU”.
  • Page 179 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code “ABC”, for example, enter “A” by tapping once, “B” by tapping twice, or “C” by tapping 3 times. Tap “DELETE” to delete a character. Tap “CANCEL” to exit. Tap “A/a/1” to select character input type from upper case letter, lower case letter, and number.
  • Page 180 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Tap “OUTDOOR MONITORING”. Start making a connection. (Operation on this camera) Name (SSID) of the access point (wireless LAN router) in connection is displayed. The following is displayed when the camera is connected to the access point.
  • Page 181: Detect/Mail

    Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code DETECT/MAIL Setting (Once setting is done, start from the “Regular Operation” below) Create a QR code. Memo : Perform operations in step 2 and 3 after creating a QR code, and read the QR code one by one by the camera.
  • Page 182 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Tap “NEXT” to return to the screen to read the QR code. Tap “COMMON Wi-Fi SETTING”. Set contents are saved. (Operation on this camera) Registering the access points (wireless LAN router) to this unit Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Registration Tap “MENU”.
  • Page 183 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Tap “EZ REGISTRATION WPS”. Tap “ACCESS POINTS”. (Operation on this camera) (Operation on this camera) Activate WPS of the access point (wireless LAN router) within 2 minutes. Tap “ADD”. (Operation on this camera) To activate WPS, refer to the instruction manual of the device in use.
  • Page 184 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code “ABC”, for example, enter “A” by tapping once, “B” by tapping twice, or “C” by tapping 3 times. Tap “DELETE” to delete a character. Tap “CANCEL” to exit. Tap “A/a/1” to select character input type from upper case letter, lower case letter, and number.
  • Page 185: Video Mail

    Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Images are captured automatically when moving subjects or human VIDEO MAIL faces appear on the camera’s screen. (The PHOTO icon appears on the screen upon detection.) Setting (Once setting is done, start from the “Regular The captured still images will be sent via e-mail to the selected Operation”...
  • Page 186 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Registering the access points (wireless LAN router) to this unit Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) Registration Tap “MENU”. (Operation on this camera) Tap “SET FROM QR CODE”. The top menu appears. Tap the “Wi-Fi” (Q) icon. (Operation on this camera) Tap “EXECUTE”.
  • Page 187 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Activate WPS of the access point (wireless LAN router) within 2 minutes. Tap “ADD”. (Operation on this camera) To activate WPS, refer to the instruction manual of the device in use. After registration is complete, tap “OK” on the camera’s screen. (Operation on this camera) Tap “SEARCH”.
  • Page 188 Using Wi-Fi by Creating a QR Code Other methods, such as “Manual Registration” and “WPS PIN To display the L icon, tap the e-mail address. Registration” are also available. Refer to the following link for details. To cancel the e-mail address, press the icon one more time. “Registering the Access Points of the Camera to Connect (ACCESS Up to 8 e-mail addresses can be selected.
  • Page 189: Settings Menu

    Settings Menu Operating the Menu Operating the Top Menu You can configure various settings using the menu. TOP MENU: Menu that contains all the items specific to the video Tap “MENU”. recording, still image recording, video playback, and still image playback modes respectively.
  • Page 190: Record Setting Menu (Video)

    Settings Menu RECORD SETTING Menu (video) * ( ) indicates the position of the shooting dial Focus Assist (P, A, S, M, U and SCN only) To adjust focus easily, the contour of focused parts are highlighted in color. “Adjusting Focus by Using Focus Assist” (A p. 38) Assist Color (P, A, S, M, U and SCN only) Sets the color of contour line which is displayed in the “Focus Assist”...
  • Page 191 Settings Menu Adjusts the brightness at the shutter speed of up to 1/60. AUTO Decreases the shutter speed (to 1/30), and adjust the brightness. Memo : Although “AUTO” brightens the scene more than “AGC”, movements of the subject may become unnatural. “GAIN UP”...
  • Page 192 Settings Menu SYSTEM SELECT Sets the frame rate for recording. Available when “VIDEO REC FORMAT” is set to “AVCHD”. Setting Details Records in progressive format. Does not record in progressive format. Memo : Video quality cannot be set in 60p mode. Videos recorded in 60p mode are playable only on AVCHD Progressive compatible devices.
  • Page 193 Settings Menu USER DIAL Settings for shutter speed, aperture, white balance and GAIN UP can be saved. By moving the shooting dial to “U” position, you can start shooting in the same settings as these being saved. “U: Saves the setting values of frequently-used functions (User Settings)” (A p. 36) ZOOM MIC Sets the zoom microphone.
  • Page 194: Special Recording Menu (Video)

    Settings Menu SPECIAL RECORDING Menu (video) AUTO REC Starts recording automatically by sensing the changes in subject’s movement (brightness) within the red frame displayed on the LCD monitor. “Recording Automatically by Sensing Movements (AUTO REC)” (A p. 46) DATE/TIME RECORDING You can record videos together with the date and time.
  • Page 195: Record Setting Menu (Still Image)

    Settings Menu RECORD SETTING Menu (still image) * ( ) indicates the position of the shooting dial Focus Assist (P, A, S, M, U and SCN only) To adjust focus easily, the contour of focused parts are highlighted in color. Setting Details Deactivates the Focus Assist function.
  • Page 196 Settings Menu If foreign particles, such as dust, are attached, do not use it. Also, do not cover it with tape, etc. Incorrect usage may result in burns. Heat from the flash may result in emission of smoke. Do not touch the flash immediately after it is used. SELF-TIMER Use this when taking a group photo.
  • Page 197 Settings Menu - when any functions in “SPECIAL RECORDING” is set SMILE% (P only) Displays the smile level of people in percentage. Setting Details Displays only the frames when faces are detected. Displays the frames and smile levels (%) when faces are detected. Memo : The camera is able to detect up to 16 faces.
  • Page 198: Special Recording Menu (Still Image)

    Settings Menu SPECIAL RECORDING Menu (still image) AUTO REC Starts recording automatically by sensing the changes in subject’s movement (changes in brightness) within the red frame displayed on the LCD monitor. “Recording Automatically by Sensing Movements (AUTO REC)” (A p. 46)
  • Page 199: Playback Setting Menu (Video)

    Settings Menu PLAYBACK SETTING Menu (video) SEARCH DATE Narrows down the video index screen according to recording dates. “Searching for a Specific Video/Still Image by Date” (A p. 64) DIGEST PLAYBACK (AVCHD mode only) Plays back a digest of the recorded videos. “...
  • Page 200: Edit Menu (Video)

    Settings Menu EDIT Menu (video) PROTECT/CANCEL Protects files from being deleted accidently. “Protecting/Releasing Protection of the Currently Displayed File” (A p. 70) “Protecting/Releasing Protection of Selected Files” (A p. 70) TRIMMING Select the required part of a video and save it as a new video file. The original video remains in its existing location.
  • Page 201: Playback Setting Menu (Still Image)

    Settings Menu PLAYBACK SETTING Menu (still image) SEARCH DATE Narrows down the still image index screen according to recording dates. “Searching for a Specific Video/Still Image by Date” (A p. 64)
  • Page 202: Edit Menu (Still Image)

    Settings Menu EDIT Menu (still image) PROTECT/CANCEL Protects files from being deleted accidently. “Protecting/Releasing Protection of the Currently Displayed File” (A p. 70) “Protecting/Releasing Protection of Selected Files” (A p. 70)
  • Page 203: Setup (Video/Still Image)

    Settings Menu SETUP (video/still image) Mobile User Guide Displays the QR code to access the Mobile User Guide. The portal site appears when the QR code has been read correctly. Select the model name of your camera to display its Mobile User Guide. Memo : To read the QR code, a relevant application is required.
  • Page 204 Returns all the settings to their default values. FIRMWARE 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.) http://www3.jvckenwood.com/english/support/index.html OPEN SOURCE LICENSES (recording only) Displays the open source software licenses that are used in this unit.
  • Page 205: Connection Settings (Video/Still Image)

    Settings Menu CONNECTION SETTINGS (video/still image) DISPLAY ON TV Displays icons and date/time on a TV screen. Setting Details Does not display icons and date/time on TV. Displays icons and date/time on TV. VIDEO OUTPUT Sets the aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) according to the connecting TV. Setting Details Select this when connecting to a conventional TV (4:3).
  • Page 206: Media Settings (Video/Still Image)

    Settings Menu MEDIA SETTINGS (video/still image) FORMAT SD CARD Deletes all files on the SD card. Setting Details FILE Deletes all files on the SD card. FILE + MANAGEMENT NO Deletes all files on the SD card and resets the folder and file numbers to "1". Caution : Not available for selection when no SD card is inserted.
  • Page 207: Usb Connection Menu

    Settings Menu USB CONNECTION MENU Appears when this unit is connected to a computer by using an USB cable. PLAYBACK ON PC Displays videos recorded by this unit by using the MediaBrowser. “Installing the Provided Software” (A p. 77) Saves videos recorded by this unit on your computer without using the provided software. “Backing Up Files Without Using Provided Software”...
  • Page 208: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Front Rear A USB Connector Connects to computer using a USB cable. A Focus Ring Adjusts focus manually. B HDMI Mini Connector “Adjusting Focus Manually” (A p. 37) Connects to a TV using an HDMI mini cable. B Light/Flash C Playback/Recording Button Turn on the light when shooting in dark places.
  • Page 209 Names of Parts Bottom Interior A Viewfinder Terminal Cover Attach a viewfinder (sold separately). This may not be commercially available in some regions. B SD Card Slot Insert an optional SD card. C Battery Lock Lever “Detaching the Battery Pack” (A p. 13) A Tripod Mounting Hole D Battery Insert “Tripod Mounting”...
  • Page 210: Indications On The Lcd Monitor

    Indications on the LCD monitor Common Recording Indications Video Recording A TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF A Video Mode “Capturing Subjects by Tracking Automatically (TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF)” Switches between video and still image modes. (A p. 34) B Video Quality B Auto REC “...
  • Page 211: Still Image Recording

    Indications on the LCD monitor Still Image Recording Video Playback A Video Mode Switches between video and still image modes. A Still Image Mode B Video Quality Switches between video and still image modes. “ VIDEO QUALITY ” (A p. 172) B Image Size C Operation Indicator “...
  • Page 212: Still Image Playback

    Indications on the LCD monitor Still Image Playback A Still Image Mode Switches between video and still image modes. B Folder Number C File Number D Date/Time Displays the recording date and time. E Media F Battery Indicator G 1080p Output “...
  • Page 213: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting When the unit is not working properly Turning Off the Power Turn off the power by pressing the power button. Remove the power source (battery and AC adapter), connect these again, and then press the power button (reset completed).
  • Page 214: Battery Pack

    If the terminal of this unit or the battery pack is dirty, wipe it with a cotton swab or something similar. If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and Recording stops automatically. performance cannot be guaranteed. Be sure to use JVC battery packs.
  • Page 215: Sd Card

    Troubleshooting SD Card Playback Cannot insert the SD card. Sound or video is interrupted. Make sure not to insert the SD card in the wrong direction. Sometimes playback is interrupted at the connecting section between two “Inserting an SD Card” (A p. 14) scenes.
  • Page 216: Editing/Copying

    Troubleshooting Editing/Copying Computer Unable to delete file. Unable to copy files to the computer’s HDD. Files (videos/still images) that are protected cannot be deleted. Release If the provided software MediaBrowser is not installed, some functions may protection before deleting the file. not work properly.
  • Page 217: Screen/Image

    ACCESS lamp are blinking After turning off the power, remove the power source (battery and AC adapter), connect these again, and then press the power button. If these operations won’t solve the problem, contact your JVC dealer or the JVC service center. Disclaimer...
  • Page 218: Error Message

    Troubleshooting - JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. Please be forewarned. Error Message? - In order for quality improvement, defective recording medium is subject to be analyzed. Therefore, it may not be returned. SET DATE/TIME! Connect the AC adapter, charge the battery for more than 24 hours and set the clock.
  • Page 219 Troubleshooting INSUFFICIENT AVAILABLE SPACE Delete files, or move files to a computer or other devices. Replace the SD card with a new one. RECORDABLE MANAGEMENT CAPACITY LEVEL HAS BEEN REACHED A Move the files or folders to a computer or other device. (Back up your files.) B Select “FILE + MANAGEMENT NO”...
  • Page 220: Maintenance

    Maintenance Perform regular maintenance of this unit to enable it to be used for a long time. Caution : Be sure to detach the battery pack, AC adapter, and power plug before performing any maintenance. Camcorder Wipe this unit with a dry, soft cloth to remove any dirt. 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 221: Specifications

    Specifications Camera Connectors Item Details Item Details Power supply Using AC adapter: DC 11 V HDMI output HDMI Mini Connector (x.v.Color compatible) Using battery pack: DC 7.2 V connector Power consumption 4.4 W (MONITOR BRIGHTNESS: 3 (standard)) AV output Video output: 1.0 V (p-p), 75 Ω 4.8 W (MONITOR BRIGHTNESS: 4 (brighter)) connector Audio output: 300 mV (rms), 220 Ω...
  • Page 222: Still Image

    Specifications Still Image Item Details Recording format JPEG standard Extension .JPG Image size “Approximate Number of Still Images (Unit: Number of Shots)” (A p. 51) AC Adapter (AP-V20) Item Details Power supply AC 110 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz Output DC 11 V, 1 A Allowable operating...