AFTER FINISHING A RECORDING
At the end of a recording you must remove the power source.
When recording with a battery pack, leaving the pack on the camcorder can reduce
the life span of the battery.
The battery pack should be release after recording is completed.
1. Open the cassette compartment cover while sliding the OPEN switch in the direction
or the arrow.
Pull the cassette compartment out automatically.
Please wait while the tape is completely ejected.
2. After removing the tape, close the compartment cover and store the camcorder in a
dust free environment. Dust and other foreign materials can cause square-shaped
noise or jerky images.
3. Turn the miniDV camcorder off.
4. Disconnect the power source or remove the battery pack.
Open the LCD panel of the camcorder and slide down the BATT. Release switch,
on the left side of the body, to remove the battery with a click.
USABLE CASSETTE TAPES
When you have recorded something that you wish to keep, you can protect it so
that it will not be accidentally erased.
a. Protecting a tape: Push the safety tab on the cassette so that the hole is uncovered.
b. Removing the tape protection:
If you no longer wish to keep the recording on the cassette, push the safety
tab back so that it covers the hole.
How to store a tape
a. Avoid places with magnets or magnetic interference.
b. Avoid humidity and dust prone places.
c. Keep the tape in an upright position and avoid storing it in direct sunlight.
d. Avoid dropping or knocking your tapes.