Step 6: Adjusting the LCD screen and viewfinder
Using the LCD screen
The LCD screen can be rotated in the range
as illustrated below, allowing a person other
than the camera operator to see the image.
1 Open 180°
2 90° (max.)
Using the viewfinder
When the LCD screen and viewfinder
switching is set to AUTO (p. 28), the
display switches to viewfinder display
automatically whenever your eye is near the
eye sensor on the side of the viewfinder.
When you move your eye away from the
viewfinder, the display switches back to the
You can adjust the angle of the viewfinder
to suit your shooting style.
The LCD screen and the viewfinder do not
operate at the same time.
Adjusting the viewfinder diopter
Diopter adjustment dial
Move it until the picture becomes clear.
When the picture in the viewfinder is
hard to see
If you cannot see the picture in the
viewfinder clearly under bright
circumstances, use the supplied large
eyecup. To attach the large eyecup, stretch
it slightly and fit it over the groove of the
eyecup attached to the camcorder. You can
attach the large eyecup facing either the
right or left side.