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ENGLISH
THIS CAMCORDER IS MANUFACTURED BY:
*Samsung Electronics' Internet Home Page
United States
http://www.samsungusa.com
United Kingdom http://www.samsungelectronics.co.uk
France
http://www.samsung.fr
Australia
http://www.samsung.com.au
Germany
http://www.samsung.de
Sweden
http://www.samsung.se
Poland
http://www.samsung.com.pl
Canada
http://www.samsungcanada.com
Panama
http://www.samsung-panama.com
Italia
http://www.samsung.it
Spain
http://www.samsung.es
ELECTRONICS
CE CAMESCOPE EST FABRIQUÉ PAR :
*Samsung Electronics' Internet Home Page
United States
http://www.samsungusa.com
United Kingdom http://www.samsungelectronics.co.uk
France
http://www.samsung.fr
Australia
http://www.samsung.com.au
Germany
http://www.samsung.de
Sweden
http://www.samsung.se
Poland
http://www.samsung.com.pl
Canada
http://www.samsungcanada.com
Panama
http://www.samsung-panama.com
Italia
http://www.samsung.it
Spain
http://www.samsung.es
FRANÇAIS
ELECTRONICS

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  • Page 1

    ENGLISH THIS CAMCORDER IS MANUFACTURED BY: ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’ Internet Home Page United States http://www.samsungusa.com United Kingdom http://www.samsungelectronics.co.uk France http://www.samsung.fr Australia http://www.samsung.com.au Germany http://www.samsung.de Sweden http://www.samsung.se Poland http://www.samsung.com.pl Canada http://www.samsungcanada.com Panama http://www.samsung-panama.com Italia http://www.samsung.it Spain http://www.samsung.es CE CAMESCOPE EST FABRIQUÉ PAR : ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’...

  • Page 2

    Caméscope numérique SCD73/D75/D77 Auto Focus Système à transfert de charge Ecran Cristaux Liquides Mode d’emploi Avant d’utiliser cet appareil, veuillez lire attentivement ce mode d’emploi et le conserver pour toute consultation ultérieure. ELECTRONICS FRANÇAIS AD68-00400C...

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    ENGLISH Contents Notices and Safety Instructions ...4 Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features ... 9 Accessories Supplied your with camcorder ... 10 Descriptions FRONT & LEFT VIEW ... 11 LEFT SIDE VIEW ... 12 RIGHT & TOP VIEW ... 13 REAR &...

  • Page 4

    USB interface ... 71 Digital Still Camera mode (SCD75/D77 only) ... 75 Maintenance ... 88 After finishing a recording... 88 Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder ... 89 Using Your Camcorder Abroad ... 90 Troubleshooting ... 91 Specifications ... 94 Index ... 96 Warranty (Canada users only)...77...

  • Page 5: Notices And Safety Instructions

    Notices regarding rotation of LCD screen Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as illustrated. Unintended rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that connects the LCD screen to the Camcorder. 1. LCD screen closed. 2. Standard recording by using the LCD screen.

  • Page 6

    When you move the camcorder from cool inside to hot outside during the summer. 2. If the “DEW” protection feature is activated, leave the camcorder for at least two hours in a dry, warm room with the cassette compartment opened and the battery removed.

  • Page 7

    Notices regarding the battery pack - Make sure the battery pack is fully charged before recording starts. - To preserve battery power, keep your camcorder turned off when you are not operating it. - When your camcorder is in CAMERA mode,...

  • Page 8

    Do not film with the camera lens pointing directly at the sun. Direct sunlight can damage the CCD(Charge Coupled Device). Notices regarding electronic viewfinder 1. Do not position the camcorder such that the viewfinder is pointing towards the sun. Direct sunlight can damage the inside of the viewfinder.

  • Page 9

    The video light will be hot. Please allow time for it to cool down. Do not use near flammable or explosive materials. It is recommended that you consult your nearest SAMSUNG dealer for replacement bulbs. DANGER - NOT TO BE HANDLED BY CHILDREN. EMITS INTENSE HEAT AND LIGHT.

  • Page 10: Getting To Know Your Camcorder

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features • Digital data transfer function with IEEE1394 By incorporating IEEE 1394 (i.LINK : i.LINK is a serial data transfer protocol and interconnection system, used to transmit DV data) high speed data transport port, moving and still images can be transferred to PC, making it possible to produce or edit various images.

  • Page 11: Accessories Supplied Your With Camcorder

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Accessories Supplied with camcorder Make sure that the following basic accessories are supplied with your digital video camera. 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack Basic Accessories 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 2. AC Power Adapter 3.

  • Page 12: Front & Left View

    3. Capteur de la télécommande 4. Torche vidéo (voir page 61) 5. Anneau pour la bandoulière (voir page 20) 6. Entrée microphone interne 7. Sélecteur de mode : CAMCORDER DSC (voir page 21) (modèles SCD75/D77 uniquement) 8. Touche CUSTOM (voir page 53) 9.

  • Page 13: Left Side View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Left Side View 1. Function Keys * SCD73 EDIT— FADE EDIT+ MF/AF STOP REW PLAY/STILL SLOW * SCD75/D77 EDIT— FADE EDIT+ MF/AF DELETE 1. Function Keys PLAYER CAMERA : (STOP) BLC (see page 55) : (REW) EDIT –...

  • Page 14: Right & Top View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Right & Top View 1. Zoom lever and Volume control 2. PHOTO button 3. Power switch (CAMERA or PLAYER) 1. Zoom lever and Volume control (see page 31, 37) 2. PHOTO button (see page 59) 3.

  • Page 15: Rear & Bottom View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear & Bottom View 1. Charging indicator 2. MENU ON/OFF button 3. ENTER/DISPLAY button 4. MENU DIAL 5. LCD open 6. LIGHT switch 7. Hook for shoulder strap 8. USB jack 9. DC jack 1.

  • Page 16: Remote Control

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Remote control 1. PHOTO 2. START/STOP 3. SELF TIMER 4. ZERO MEMORY (FF) (REW) (PLAY) 8.X2 (SLOW) 1. PHOTO (SLOW) 2. START/STOP 10. Frame Advance (see page 67) 3. SELF TIMER (see page 18) (STOP) 4.

  • Page 17: Osd (on Screen Display)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in Camcoder mode) 1. Battery level (see page 24) 2. Zoom position (see page 37) 3. Manual focus (see page 54) 4. DSE (Digital Special Effect) mode (see page 40) 5.

  • Page 18

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in DSC mode) These items are available in SCD75/D77 models only. 31. Folder number-file number (see page 78) 32. Message line (see page 92) 33. Photo mode (FRAME/FIELD) (see page 79) 34.

  • Page 19: How To Use The Remote Control

    WAIT-10S/SELF-30S: 10 seconds wait, 30 seconds of recording. WAIT-10S/SELF-END: 10 seconds wait, records until you press the START/STOP button again. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the SELF TIMER button until the appropriate indicator is displayed in the viewfinder : WAIT-10S/SELF-30S WAIT-10S/SELF-END 3.

  • Page 20: Preparing

    The lithium battery maintains the clock function and preset contents of the memory; even if the battery pack or AC power adapter is removed. The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under normal operation from the time of installation.

  • Page 21: Adjusting The Hand Strap And Shoulder Strap

    It is very important to ensure that the Hand strap is correctly adjusted before you begin your recording. The hand strap enables you to : Hold the camcorder in a stable, comfortable position. Press the Zoom and START/STOP button without having to change the position of your hand.

  • Page 22: Connecting A Power Source

    If you want to use this camcorder as the camcorder, set the mode switch to CAMCORDER position. If you want to use this camcorder as the DSC (Digital Still Camera), set the mode switch to DSC position. Préparez votre caméscope Connexion d’une alimentation...

  • Page 23: Using The Lithium Ion Battery Pack

    The battery pack may be charged a little at the time of purchase. To prevent reduction in the life and capacity of the battery pack, always remove it from the camcorder after it is fully charged. Préparez votre caméscope Utilisation du bloc batterie au lithium-ion Utilisation du bloc batterie au lithium-ion La durée d’enregistrement dépend:...

  • Page 24

    ENGLISH Preparing Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack Table of continuous recording time based on model and battery type. Continuous recording time Charging Time time Battery LCD ON Approx. Approx. SB-L110 1hr 10min Approx. Approx. SB-L220 2hr 20min 3hr 30min If you close the LCD screen, it switches off and the EVF switches on automatically.

  • Page 25

    77°F(25°C). As the environmental temperature and conditions may be different when you actually use the camcorder, the remaining battery time may not be the same as the approximate continuous recording times given in these instructions.

  • Page 26: Inserting And Ejecting A Cassette

    3. Press the area labelled PUSH on the cassette holding mechanism until it clicks into place. The cassette is loaded automaticcally. 4. Close the cassette door. The camcorder will not operate with the cassette door open. Reference When you have recorded something that you wish to keep, you can protect it so that it will not be accidentally erased.

  • Page 27: Basic Recording

    3. Set the power switch to the CAMERA position. Set the mode switch to CAMCORDER position. (SCD75/D77 only) Open the LCD monitor and make sure that STBY is displayed. If the protection tab of the cassette is open, STOP will be displayed.

  • Page 28

    ENGLISH Basic Recording When a cassette is loaded and the camcorder is left in the STBY mode for more than 5 minutes without being used, it will switch off automatically. To use it again, push the START/STOP button or set the Power switch to OFF and then back to CAMERA.

  • Page 29: Hints For Stable Image Recording

    1. Hold the camcorder firmly using the hand strap. 2. Place your right elbow against your side. 3. Place your left hand under the camcorder to support it. Be sure not to touch the built-in microphone. 4. Choose a comfortable, stable position for the shots that you are taking.

  • Page 30: Adjusting The Lcd

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD Your camcorder is equipped with a 2.5 inch color Liquid Crystal Display(LCD) screen, which enables you to view what you are recording or playing back directly. Depending on the conditions in which you are using the camcorder (indoors or outdoors for example), you can adjust ;...

  • Page 31: Playing Back A Tape You Have Recorded On The Lcd

    Reference You can also view the picture on a TV screen, after connecting the camcorder to a TV or VCR. (see page 64) Various functions are availble in playback mode. (see page 66) Effectuez un enregistrement simple Lecture d’une cassette à l’écran Vous pouvez visionner les images que vous avez enregistrées...

  • Page 32: Controlling Sound From The Speaker

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD during PLAY You can adjust the LCD during playback. The adjustment method is the same procedure as used in CAMERA mode. (see page 29) Controlling Sound from the Speaker The Speaker works in PLAYER mode only. When you use the LCD screen for playback, you can hear the recorded sound from the built-in Speaker.

  • Page 33: Advanced Recording

    DATE/TIME DISPLAY CLOCK SETTING DATE/TIME DEMO CLOCK SETTING • Set the camcorder to CAMERA or PLAYER mode. 1. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The MENU OSD is displayed. The cursor ( HIGHLIGHT ) indicates the feature you are currently adjusting.

  • Page 34: Availability Of Functions In Each Mode

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Availability of functions in each mode Requested Digital functions Mode Operating D.ZOOM PHOTO Mode D.ZOOM PHOTO GHOST DSE OTHER EFFECTS : The requested mode will work with the operating mode. : The operating mode will be released and the requested mode will work. : You can not change the requested mode.

  • Page 35: Lcd Adjust

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording LCD ADJUST The LCD ADJUST function works in CAMERA and PLAYER mode. Please see page 29. CUSTOM SET You can customize settings and save them for future use. The CUSTOM SET function operates in CAMERA mode only. If you want to use the CUSTOM function (see page 53) correctly, set the status of each item to what you want before using the CUSTOM function.

  • Page 36: Dis

    Recording with the zoom Recording a small object close-up Recording and walking at the same time Recording through the window of a vehicle 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. (MENU) LCD ADJUST 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. CUSTOM SET DIS...OFF...

  • Page 37: Pip

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording PIP (Picture-in-Picture) The PIP (Picture-in-Picture) function works in CAMERA mode only. The PIP feature works in combination with the various functions by using a small, super imposed screen to show an original image (Ex. Digital Zoom). This should help you to get a more clear idea of what you are shooting.

  • Page 38: Zooming In And Out With Digital Zoom

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out with DIGITAL ZOOM Zoom works in CAMERA mode only. Zooming In and Out Zooming is a recording technique that lets you change the size of the subject in the scene. For more professional looking recordings, do not use the zoom function too often.

  • Page 39

    We recommend that you use the DIS feature with the DIGITAL ZOOM for picture stability. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn MENU DIAL to D.ZOOM.

  • Page 40: Program Ae

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording PROGRAM AE The PROGRAM AE function works in CAMERA mode only. The PROGRAM AE modes allow you to adjust shutter speeds and apertures to suit different shooting conditions. They give you creative control over the depth of field. AUTO mode Auto balance between the subject and the background.

  • Page 41: Dse (digital Special Effects)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DSE(Digital Special Effects) SELECT The DSE function works in CAMERA mode only. The digital effects enable you to give a creative look to your recording by adding various special effects. Select the appropriate digital effect for the type of picture that you wish to record and the effect that you wish to give.

  • Page 42

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Selecting an effect 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight DSE SELECT. 4. Press ENTER to enter the sub-menu.

  • Page 43: White Balance

    INDOOR: It controls WHITE BALANCE according to the indoor ambience. OUTDOOR: It controls WHITE BALANCE according to the outdoor ambience. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight W.BALANCE.

  • Page 44: Shutter

    You can select one of the following. AUTO, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000 second. AUTO is fixed at 1/60 second. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. (MENU) PIP...OFF 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button.

  • Page 45: Iris

    AUTO : It selects the iris value for the proper exposure. MANUAL: 0 ~ 29 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight IRIS.

  • Page 46: Rec Mode

    The REC MODE switches between SP and LP with each press. 5. To exit, press the MENU ON/OFF button. Reference We recommend that you use this camcorder to play back any tape recorded on this camcorder. Playing back a tape recorded in other equipment may produce mosaic shaped noise.

  • Page 47: Rec Lamp

    REC LAMP The REC LAMP function works in CAMERA mode only. You can turn the REC indicator on or off during recording. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The menu list will appear.

  • Page 48: Audio Mode

    Advanced Recording AUDIO MODE The AUDIO MODE function works in CAMERA mode only. This camcorder records the sound in two ways. (12BIT, 16BIT) 12BIT: You can record two 12bit stereo sound tracks. The original stereo sound can be recorded onto the MAIN (SOUND1) track.

  • Page 49: Display

    There are two ways; LCD: The OSD appears in the LCD screen and EVF only. LCD/V-OUT: The OSD appears in the LCD screen, EVF and 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. The menu list will appear.

  • Page 50: Date/time

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DATE/TIME The DATE/TIME function works in both CAMERA and PLAYER modes. The date and time is automatically recorded on a special data area of the tape. You can choose to display - either the date, time or both. DATE only TIME only DATE/TIME...

  • Page 51: Demo

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DEMO Demonstration automatically shows you the major functions that are included with your camcorder so that you may use them more easily. The DEMO function is only available in CAMERA mode when you are not recording. The demonstration operates repeatedly until the DEMO mode is set to OFF.

  • Page 52: Clock Set

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording CLOCK SET Setting the CLOCK only works in CAMERA mode. The DATE/TIME is automatically recorded on a tape. Before recording, please set the DATE/TIME. 1. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. (MENU) The menu list will appear. AUDIO MODE ...12BIT PHOTO MODE...FIELD DISPLAY...LCD 2.

  • Page 53: Easy Mode

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording EASY Mode (for Beginners) Even a beginner can make a recording using the EASY mode. The EASY mode only operates in CAMERA mode. 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 2. By pressing the EASY button, all the functions on the camera will be set to off and the recording settings will be set to the following basic mode.

  • Page 54: Custom Mode

    Recording will begin using the CUSTOM settings. 4. To switch the CUSTOM mode off, press the CUSTOM button again. The camcorder will revert to the settings that were set prior to the custom mode being selected. Reference In CUSTOM mode, you cannot change settings of CUSTOM SET items.

  • Page 55: Mf/af(manual Focus/auto Focus)

    In the following cases you could obtain better results by adjusting the focus manually. a. A picture containing several objects, some close to the camcorder, others further away. b. A person enveloped in fog or surrounded by snow. c. Very shiny or glossy surfaces like a car.

  • Page 56: Blc

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording BLC (Back Light Compensation) BLC works in CAMERA mode. Back lighting exists when the subject is darker than the background: The subject is placed in front of a window. The person to be shot is wearing white or shiny clothes and is placed against a bright background;...

  • Page 57: Fade In And Out

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Fade In and Out The FADE function works in CAMERA mode only. You can give your films a professional look by using special effects such as fade in at the beginning of a sequence or fade out at the end of a sequence.

  • Page 58: Audio Dubbing

    Use the internal , an external microphone or other audio equipment. The original sound will not be erased. Record the sound again using MIC dubbing. 1. Set the camcorder to PLAYER mode If you want to use the external microphone, connect the microphone to the external MIC input on the camcorder.

  • Page 59

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Playing back dubbed Audio 1. Insert the dubbed tape and press the MENU ON/OFF. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight AUDIO SEL. 3. Press ENTER to enter the sub-menu. 4. Using the the MENU DIAL, select the AUDIO playback channel. Press ENTER to confirm the audio playback channel and return to main menu.

  • Page 60: Photo

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording PHOTO The PHOTO function lets you capture an object as a still along with sound, while in CAMERA mode. You can select one of these PHOTO modes ; FIELD : You can record a normal resolution still picture. FRAME: You can record a high resolution still picture.

  • Page 61

    3. Press ENTER to enter the sub-menu. 4. Using the MENU DIAL, select the search direction Press the ENTER button. After searching, the camcorder displays the still image and automatically returns to main menu. 5. To exit, press the MENU ON/OFF button.

  • Page 62: Using The Video Light

    Do not place the camcorder into the carrying case immediately after using the video light, since it can remain extremely hot for some time. Do not use near flammable or explosive materials. It is recommended that you consult your nearest SAMSUNG for bulb replacement. –...

  • Page 63: Lighting Techniques

    3. Set the POWER switch to OFF. 4. Close the LENS cover. 5. Remove the BATTERY PACK from the camcorder. Perfectionnez vos enregistrements Sources de lumière La luminosité, mesurée en lux, constitue un facteur déterminant en matière de qualité...

  • Page 64: Various Recording Techniques

    Reference Please rotate the LCD screen carefully over rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that connects the LCD screen to the Camcorder. 1. General recording. 2. Downward recording. Making a recording by looking at the LCD screen from the top.

  • Page 65: Playing Back A Tape

    We recommend that you use the AC Power Adapter as the power source of the camcorder. Connecting to a TV which has Audio and Video input jack 1. Connect the camcorder and TV with the Audio/Video cable. The yellow plug: Video The white plug: Audio(L) The red plug: Audio(R) –...

  • Page 66: Playback

    ENGLISH Playing back a tape Connecting to a TV which has no Audio and Video input jack You can connect your camcorder to a TV CAMCORDER through a VCR. 1. Connect the comcorder and VCR with the Audio/Video cable. The yellow plug : Video The white plug : Audio(L) The red plug : Audio(R) –...

  • Page 67: Various Functions In Player Mode

    The F.ADV(Frame advance), X2 buttons are located on the Remote Control only. To prevent tape and head-drum wear, your camcorder will automatical- ly stop if it is left for more than 3 minutes in STILL or SLOW mode. Playback pause...

  • Page 68

    ENGLISH Playing back a tape Frame advance (To playback frame by frame) Press the F.ADV button on the Remote Control in Still mode. The F.ADV function function works in still mode only. To resume normal playback, press the (PLAY/STILL) button. X2 Playback (Forward/Reverse ) Forward X2 Playback Press the X2 button on the Remote...

  • Page 69

    ENGLISH Playing back a tape ZERO MEMORY The MEMORY function works in both CAMERA and PLAYER modes. You can mark a point on a tape that you want to return to following playback. 1. Press the ZERO MEMORY button on the remote control during playback or recording at the point you want to return to later.

  • Page 70: Ieee 1394 Data Transfer

    The frame rate recorded for video capturing is dependent on the capability of the PC. Reference When you transmit data from this camcorder to another DV device, some functions may not work. In this case, please reconnect the DV cable or turn the power OFF and ON again.

  • Page 71

    1. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. 2. Connect the DV cable (not supplied) to the DV IN/OUT port of camcorder and to the DV IN/OUT port of the other DV device. Make sure DV IN appears on the screen.

  • Page 72: Usb Interface

    Smart Media Card to PC without other optional add-on cards via USB connection. You can transfer the image to PC via USB connection. If you transfer data to PC, you must install the software (Driver, Editing software) supplied with the camcorder. System Requirement ® CPU: Intel Pentium II™...

  • Page 73

    ENGLISH USB interface Program installation 1. Insert the software CD into CD-ROM drive. Installation selection screen appears in the monitor. 2. If the installation selection screen does not appear after inserting CD click “Run” on the Windows “Start” menu and execute SETUP.EXE file to begin installa- tion.

  • Page 74

    ENGLISH USB interface Install the Photo editing Software (Photo Suite 4. Repeat steps 1~3. 5. When you see the Start window, click “Photo Suite to continue installation. 6. Select a language and click “OK”. 7. When the dialogue box appears, click the “NEXT” button.

  • Page 75

    2. Connect USB cable into the proper terminal of camcorder. (USB jack) Reference If you disconnect the USB cable from PC or camcorder during transferring, the data transmission may stop and it could cause to damage data. If you connect the USB cable to PC via USB HUB or connect the USB cable with other USB devices simultaneously, The camcorder may not work properly.

  • Page 76: Digital Still Camera Mode (scd75/d77 Only)

    FRANÇAIS ENGLISH...

  • Page 77: Mode Appareil Photo Numérique(modèles Scd75/d77 Uniquement)

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode SmartMediaCard and Built – in Memory The SmartMediaCard (SMC) or Built-in Memory (4MB) store and manage still images recorded by camera. Functions with SMC and Built In memory – Record still images. View still images. Single Slide show Protect images against accidental erasure...

  • Page 78: Warranty (canada Users Only)

    Do not allow metal substances to contact terminals of the Card. Do not bend the Card. After pulling the card out from camcorder, please keep the SmartMediaCard in soft case to prevent static shock. The memorized contents may be changed or lost due to misuse, static electricity, electric noise, trouble and repair.

  • Page 79

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Structure of folders and files on the SmartMediaCard and built- in memory The still images that you recorded are saved as JPEG file format on the card or memory. Each file has a file number and all files are assigned to folder.

  • Page 80

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (SCD75/D77 only) Selecting the quality of image You can select the quality of a still image to be recorded. PHOTO MODE select This function is same with the PHOTO MODE. (see page 59) Select the quality of image 1.

  • Page 81

    (SCD75/D77 only) Mode appareil photo numérique (modèles SCD75/D77 uniquement) Enregistrement d'images fixes sur une carte SmartMedia ou dans la mémoire intégrée DSC CAMCORDER Enregistrement d'images sur une carte et/ou dans la mémoire intégrée 1. Placez le sélecteur de mode sur la position DSC.

  • Page 82

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode 75/D77 uniquement) Viewing Still images You can playback and view still images recorded on SmartMediaCard or built-in memory. There are 2 ways to view recorded images. Single: To view a image frame by frame Slide show: To view all images automatically in order To view a Single image 1.

  • Page 83

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Protecting from accidental erasure You can protect important images from accidental erasure. If you execute the MEMORY FORMAT, all images including protected images will be erased. 1. Set the mode switch to DSC. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. The last recorded image appears.

  • Page 84

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (SCD75/D77 only) Deleting Still images You can erase the still images recorded on the SmartMediaCard or built-in memory. If you want to delete protected images, release the image protection first. An image which has been deleted cannot be recovered. 1.

  • Page 85

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Marking on images for printing (SCD77 only) This camcorder supports the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) print format. You can automatically print images recorded on a SmartMediaCard on a DPOF supporting printer. There are 3 ways to mark a DPOF mark.

  • Page 86

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode 75/D77 uniquement) SELECTED 6. “DPOF000” and “DPOF SELECT 000” appears on the screen. 7. Using the MENU DIAL select the number of sheets to print image that you selected and press the ENTER. The number of sheets varies from 000 to 999. (MEM.

  • Page 87

    SmartMediaCard and built-in memory, including protected images. The format function restores a SmartMediaCard and built-in memory to initial state. The SmartMediaCard supplied with this camcorder has already been formatted. Attention If you execute the MEMORY FORMAT function, all images will be completely erased and erased images can not be recovered.

  • Page 88

    There are 2 ways to copy images from a card or memory to a cassette. Single 1. Set the mode switch to CAMCORDER. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. 3. Locate the point on the cassette where you want to start copying and set it to stop.

  • Page 89: Maintenance

    At the end of a recording you must remove the power source. When recording with Lithium Ion battery Pack, leaving the pack on the camcorder can reduce the life span of the battery, Hence, it should be remored from the camcorder.

  • Page 90: Cleaning And Maintaining The Camcorder

    ENGLISH Maintenance Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder Cleaning the viewfinder Releasing the Eyecup 1. Pull the VIEWFINDER up and then turn the two screws counter-clock-wise. 2. Pull EYECUP out. 3. Clean the EYECUP and the VIEWFINDER screen with a soft cloth and cotton swab or a blower.

  • Page 91: Using Your Camcorder Abroad

    Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following points. Power sources You can use your camcorder in any country or area with the supplied AC Power Adapter within 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug Adapter, if necessary, depending on the design of the local wall outlet.

  • Page 92: Troubleshooting

    Moisture Condensation If the camcorder is brought directly from a cold place to a warm place, moisture may condense inside the camcorder, on the surface of the tape, or on the lens. In this condition, the tape may stick to the head drum and be damaged or the unit may not operate correctly.

  • Page 93

    La carte ou la mémoire sont CONFIRM WRITE Format a card or memory protégées contre tout PROTECTION enregistrement. or insert card recorded on this camcorder. lent CONFIRM Vous tentez de supprimer Format a card or memory une image protégée. PROTECTION or change to a new card.

  • Page 94

    You have reached the end of the cassette. recording. Check the record protection tab on the cassette. The camcorder goes off You have left the camcorder set to STBY for more automatically. than 5 minutes without using it. The battery pack is fully exhausted.

  • Page 95: Specifications

    ENGLISH Specifications Model name: SCD73/D75/D77 System Video signal NTSC Video recording system 2 rotary heads, Helical scanning system Audio recording system Rotary heads, PCM system Usable cassette Digital video tape (6.35mm width): Mini DV cassette Tape speed SP: approx. 18.81mm/s LP: approx. 12.56mm/s Tape recording time SP: 60 minutes (when using DVM 60) LP: 90 minutes (when using DVM 60)

  • Page 96

    ENGLISH Specifications General Power source DC 8.4V, Lithium Ion Battery Pack 7.4V Power source type Lithium Ion Battery Pack, Power supply (100V~240V) 50/60Hz Power consumption 6.5W(LCD), 5.2W(EVF) (Recording) Operating temperature 0˚~40˚C (32˚F~104˚F) Storage temperature -20˚C ~ 60˚C (-4˚F ~ 140˚F) External dimension Length 153mm, Height 93mm, Width 87mm Weight...

  • Page 97: Index

    ENGLISH INDEX - A - ART...40 NEGA ...40 AUDIO MODE ...47 ND FILTER ...62 AF ...54 NTSC ...90 - B - BATTERY PACK ...22 PAL ...90 B/W ...40 PHOTO...59 PIP ...36 - C - PLAY ...65 Charge ...22 POWER ADAPTER ...21 Cleaning ...89 PROGRAM AE ...39 CUSTOM ...53...

  • Page 98: Grantie Pour Le Canada

    Garantie pour le Canada GARANTIE SAMSUNG LIMITÉE La société SAMSUNG Electronics Canada Inc. (SECA) garantit que ce produit est exempt de tout défaut matériel ou de fabrication. De plus, SECA s’engage, à sa discrétion, à réparer ou à remplacer le produit s’il ne fonctionnait pas correctement à...

  • Page 99

    ENGLISH THIS CAMCORDER IS MANUFACTURED BY: ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’ Internet Home Page United States http://www.samsungusa.com United Kingdom http://www.samsungelectronics.co.uk France http://www.samsung.fr Australia http://www.samsung.com.au Germany http://www.samsung.de Sweden http://www.samsung.se Poland http://www.samsung.com.pl Canada http://www.samsungcanada.com Panama http://www.samsung-panama.com Italia http://www.samsung.it Spain http://www.samsung.es CE CAMESCOPE EST FABRIQUÉ PAR : ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’...

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Scd77, Scd73, Scd75

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