Guide to using the
Adapted from the Guide to using the Sony HDR-AX2000
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Things to Remember:
If a menu item is "grayed" out, it means that that option is not available under the current recording condition.
DO NOT EXPOSE your camcorder's lens or LCD viewfinder to the sun for extended amount of time as it will
damage them. Be sure and use the Lens Hood and an
Temperature - The camcorder is not recommended in weather conditions below 32º as it can affect your recordings.
To solve this you can get a Polar Mitten Cover that allows you to place heat warmers in it to keep your video
camera warm. Batteries will be effected when the temperature reaches below 32º, and the battery life will go down. It
is important to a) keep your batteries warm and b) have
I recommend formatting your SD cards when they are new, and when reusing the cards. ALL DATA RECORDED ON
THE MEMORY CARD WILL BE ERASED BY FORMATTING, AND CAN NOT BE RECOVERED. Save important data on
the memory card on other media such as a computer, before formatting the memory card.
Like your trusty 12 gauge, the Sony HXR-NX5U is a camera that can handle any situation. It
contains all the features of the AX2000 (72mm lens, 3-1/3" CMOS chips, 2 XLR ports, 2 SD card
slots and a 1.5 lux) plus more. Its built in GPS can direct you back to the exact spot you made the
shot from, perfect for recreates or for B-roll footage. Two accessories shoes on the top handle
make it even easier to attach a wireless mic or other accessories. Perhaps the biggest draw of the
NX5U is the option to add on the
11+ hours of video while you are simultaneously recording to the SD cards giving you an instant
back-up of all your recordings. An included shotgun mic and XLR cable round out this set-up to
make it the complete package for anyone seriously into outdoor filming.
Inserting Memory Cards:
The SD Card slots are located in the back of the camera next to the battery. To insert SD cards into the camera you
1) Open the cover
2) Take your memory card with the notched corner facing down, and insert into the memory card slot until it clicks.
3) Repeat with memory card slot B.
FORMATTING MEMORY CARDS
1) Press the MODE button
2) Touch [MANAGE MEDIA] –> [MEDIA FORMAT]
3) Touch the memory card to be formatted
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128. It is an additional storage device capable of holding
if filming in sunny conditions.
when filming in colder situations.