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ENGLISH
Digital Video Camcorder
SCD86/D87
AF
Auto Focus
CCD
Charge Coupled Device
LCD
Liquid Crystal Display
Owner's Instruction Book
Before operating the unit, please read this
instruction book thoroughly, and retain it for
future reference.
Caméscope numérique
SCD86/D87
ELECTRONICS
FRANÇAIS
AF
Auto Focus
CCD
Système à transfert
de charge
LCD
Écran Cristaux
Liquides
Mode d'emploi
Avant d'utiliser cet appareil, veuillez lire
attentivement ce mode d'emploi et le
conserver pour toute consultation
ultérieure.
AD68-00516C

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  • Page 1

    Caméscope numérique SCD86/D87 Avant d’utiliser cet appareil, veuillez lire attentivement ce mode d’emploi et le conserver pour toute consultation ELECTRONICS ultérieure. FRANÇAIS Auto Focus Système à transfert de charge Écran Cristaux Liquides Mode d’emploi AD68-00516C...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ENGLISH Contents Notes and Safety Instructions ... 6 Getting to Know Your Camcorder ... 11 Features ... 11 Accessories Supplied with camcorder ... 12 Basic Accessories ... 12 Front & Left View ... 13 Left side View ... 14 Right & Top View ... 15 Rear &...

  • Page 3

    Advanced Recording ... 35 Use of various Functions ... 35 Setting menu items ... 35 Set the camcorder to CAMERA or PLAYER mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode ... 35 Availability of functions in each mode ... 36 CLOCK SET ... 37 REMOCON ...

  • Page 4

    ENGLISH Contents To Stop Recording (use FADE IN / FADE OUT) ... 64 Audio dubbing ... 65 Dubbing sound... 65 Dubbed Audio Playback ... 66 PHOTO Image Recording ... 67 Searching for a PHOTO picture ... 67 NITE PIX (0 lux recording) ...68 Various Recording Techniques ...

  • Page 5

    Formatting the Memory Stick ... 94 Attention ... 94 Maintenance ... 95 After finishing a recording ... 95 Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder ... 96 Cleaning the VIEWFINDER ... 96 Cleaning the Video Heads ... 96 Using Your Camcorder Abroad ... 97 Power sources ...

  • Page 6: Notes And Safety Instructions

    Notes regarding the rotation of the LCD screen Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as illustrated. Over 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 using the LCD screen.

  • Page 7

    - When you move the camcorder from a cold location to a warm location (e.g. from outside to inside during winter.) - When you move the camcorder from a cool location to a hot location (e.g.

  • Page 8

    Notes regarding the battery pack - Make sure that the battery pack is fully charged before starting to record. - To preserve battery power, keep your camcorder turned off when you are not operating it. - If your camcorder is in CAMERA mode,...

  • Page 9

    - Do not film with the camera lens pointing directly at the sun. Direct sunlight can damage the CCD(Charge Coupled Device). Notes 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 10

    1. The lithium battery maintains the clock function and user settings; even if the battery pack or AC adapter is removed. 2. The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under normal operation from time of installation. 3. When the lithium battery becomes weak or dead, the date/time indicator will flash for about five seconds when you set the power switch to CAMERA.

  • Page 11: Getting To Know Your Camcorder

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

  • Page 12: Accessories Supplied 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. Basic Accessories 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 2. AC Power Adapter 3. AC Cord 4. AUDIO/VIDEO cable 5.

  • Page 13: Front & Left View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front & Left View 1. Smart Shoe 2. Lens 3. Internal MIC 4. IR light 5. Remote Sensor 1. Smart Shoe (SCD87 only) Accessory Shoe (SCD86 only) 2. Lens 3. Internal MIC 4. IR (Infrared) light 5.

  • Page 14: Left Side View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Left Side View 1. Function buttons S.SHOW REC SEARCH FADE 2. Speaker 3. DV IN/OUT 1. Function buttons PLAYER CAMERA : (REW) REC SEARCH – : (FF) REC SEARCH + : (PLAY/STILL) FADE : (STOP)

  • Page 15: Right & Top View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Right & Top View 1. Zoom lever 2. PHOTO button 3. Power switch button 4. START/STOP 1. Zoom lever 2. PHOTO button (see page 67) 3. Power switch (CAMERA or PLAYER) 4. START/STOP button 5.

  • Page 16: Rear & Bottom View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear & Bottom View 1. Charging indicator 2. Hook for shoulder strap 3. Lithium battery cover 1. Charging indicator 2. Hook for shoulder strap 3. Lithium battery cover 4. Tripod receptacle 5. TAPE EJECT 6.

  • Page 17: Remote Control

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Remote control 1. PHOTO 2. START/STOP 3. SELF TIMER 4. ZERO MEMORY 5. PHOTO SEARCH 13. A.DUB (FF) (REW) (PLAY) 10. Direction 1. PHOTO 10. Direction ( 2. START/STOP (STOP) 3. SELF TIMER (see page 20) (STILL) 4.

  • Page 18: Osd (on Screen Display In Camera And Player Modes)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in CAMERA and PLAYER modes) 1. Battery level (see page 26) 2. Custom or Easy mode (see pages 60, 61) 3. DSE (Digital Special Effects) mode (see page 48) 4. Program AE (see page 42) 5.

  • Page 19: Osd (on Screen Display In M.rec And M.play Modes)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in M.REC/M.PLAY modes) A. Folder number-file number (see page 84) B. Image counter - Current still image/Total number of recordable still images. C. CARD (memory) indicator D. Image recording and loading indicator E.

  • Page 20: Preparation

    When you use the Self Timer function on the remote control, the recording begins automatically in 10 seconds. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the SELF TIMER button until the appropriate indicator is displayed in the viewfinder.

  • Page 21: Lithium Battery Installation

    AC power adapter is removed. The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under normal operation from the time of installation. When the lithium battery becomes weak or dead, the date/time indicator flashes for about 5 seconds when you set the power switch to CAMERA.

  • Page 22: Adjusting The Hand Strap

    It is very important to ensure that the Hand strap has been 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 23: Connecting A Power Source

    CAMERA or PLAYER mode. To select the CAMCORDER mode If you want to use this unit as a camcorder, set the mode switch to TAPE position. If you want to use this unit as a DSC (Digital Still Camera), set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK position.

  • Page 24: 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 La durée d'enregistrement dépend:...

  • Page 25: Table Of Continuous Recording Time Based On Model And Battery Type

    ENGLISH Preparation Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack Table of continuous recording time based on model and battery type. If you close the LCD screen, it switches off and the viewfinder switches on automatically. The continuous recording times given in the table above are approximations.

  • Page 26: Battery Level Display

    77°F(25°C). As the environmental temperature and conditions may differ 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 27: Inserting And Ejecting A Cassette

    ENGLISH Preparation Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette When inserting a tape or closing a cassette holder, do not apply excessive force. This may cause a malfunction. Do not use any tapes other than Mini DV cassettes. 1. Connect a power source and slide the TAPE EJECT switch and open the cassette door.

  • Page 28: Basic Recording

    Basic Recording Making your First Recording 1. Connect a Power source to the camcorder. (see page 23) (A battery pack or a AC power adapter) Insert a cassette. (see page 27) 2. Remove the LENS CAP and hook it onto the hand strap.

  • Page 29: Record Search (rec Rearch)

    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 30: Hints For Stable Image Recording

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Hints for Stable Image Recording While recording, it is very important to hold the camcorder correctly. Fix the LENS cap firmly by clipping it to the hand strap. (refer to the figure) Recording with the LCD monitor 1.

  • Page 31: 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 under which you are using the camcorder (indoors or outdoors for example), you can adjust ;...

  • Page 32: Using The Viewfinder

    ENGLISH Basic Recording 8. Press the ENTER button again. You may select NORMAL or SUPER in the BRIGHT SELECT feature and press the ENTER button to save the setting. Use the MENU DIAL to adjust the value of BRIGHT ADJUST and COLOR ADJUST.

  • Page 33: Playing Back A Tape You Have Recorded On The Lcd

    Notes You can also view the picture on a TV screen, after connecting the camcorder to a TV or VCR. (see page 70) Various functions are available in playback mode. (see page 72) Effectuez un enregistrement simple Lecture d'une cassette à l'écran Vous pouvez visionner les images que vous avez enregistrées...

  • Page 34: Adjusting The Lcd During Play

    - Follow the instructions below to decrease or mute speaker volume in the PLAYER mode. - Take the following steps to lower the volume or mute the sound while playing a tape on the camcorder. 1. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. 2. Press (PLAY/STILL) to play the tape.

  • Page 35: Advanced Recording

    FORMAT VIEWER LCD ADJUST DATE/TIME TV DISPLAY Set the camcorder to CAMERA or PLAYER mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode 1. Press the MENU button. The MENU OSD is displayed. The cursor ( feature you are currently adjusting. 2. Using the MENU DIAL and press the ENTER button on the left side panel, select and activate the item.

  • Page 36: Availability Of Functions In Each Mode

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Availability of functions in each mode Requested Digital functions Mode Operating D.ZOOM Mode D.ZOOM PHOTO Digital Special Effects NITE PIX O : The requested mode will work in this operating mode. : You can not change the requested mode. q : The operating mode will be released and the requested mode will work.

  • Page 37: Clock Set

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording CLOCK SET CLOCK setup works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. The DATE/TIME is automatically recorded onto a tape. Before recording, please set the DATE/TIME. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight INITIAL and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 38: Remocon

    THE REMOCON function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. The REMOCON option allows you to enable or disable the remote control for use with the camcorder. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight INITIAL and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 39: Beep Sound

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording BEEP SOUND THE BEEP SOUND function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. Use the MENU to setup the BEEP SOUND function. Select whether or not you want to hear a beep sound whenever you change a setup value. 1.

  • Page 40: Shutter Sound

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SOUND You can hear SHUTTER SOUND only when the PHOTO function is working. Determines whether or not you wish to hear a SHUTTER SOUND when using the DSC feature. 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2.

  • Page 41: Demonstration

    The DEMONSTRATION function only works without a TAPE installed. The DEMONSTRATION mode is automatically activated when the camcorder is left idle for more than 10 minutes after switching to the CAMERA mode (no tape is inserted in the camcorder). If you press other buttons (FADE, BLC, PHOTO, EASY, CUSTOM)

  • Page 42: Program Ae

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

  • Page 43: Setting The Program Ae

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Setting the PROGRAM AE 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight CAMERA and press the ENTER button. 3. Select PROGRAM AE from the submenu. 4. Press the ENTER button to enter the sub-menu.

  • Page 44: Wht. Balance (white Balance)

    OUTDOOR ( ) : This controls the WHITE BALANCE according to the outdoor ambience. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight CAMERA and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 45: Zooming In And Out With Digital Zoom

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

  • Page 46: Digital Zoom

    We recommend that you use the EIS feature with DIGITAL ZOOM for picture stability. (see page 47) 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA or M.REC mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear.

  • Page 47: Eis (electronic Image Stabilizer)

    EIS (Electronic Image Stabilizer) The EIS function works in CAMERA/M.REC mode only. EIS(Electronic Image Stabilizer) is a function that compensates for any shaking or hand movement while holding the camcorder (within reasonable limits). It provides more stable pictures when: Recording a small object close-up...

  • Page 48: Dse(digital Special Effects) Select

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DSE(Digital Special Effects) SELECT The DSE function works in CAMERA and M.REC 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 you wish to create.

  • Page 49: Selecting An Effect

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Selecting an effect 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight CAMERA and press the ENTER button. 4. Select DSE SELECT from the submenu.

  • Page 50: Flash Select

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording FLASH SELECT (SCD87 only) The Flash Select function works in CAMERA or M.REC mode only, when the Flash Light (not supplied) is connected to SmartShoe. 1. Install the Flash Light (optional accessory) on SmartShoe. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear.

  • Page 51: Custom.q

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording CUSTOM.Q You can customize settings and save them for future use. The CUSTOM.Q function operates in the CAMERA and M.REC mode. If you want to use the CUSTOM.Q function (see page 61) correctly, set the status of each item as desired before using the CUSTOM.Q function.

  • Page 52: Rec Mode

    5. To exit, press the MENU button. Notes We recommend that you use this camcorder to play back any tapes recorded on this camcorder. Playing back a tape recorded in other equipment may produce mosaic shaped distortion.

  • Page 53: Audio Mode

    AUDIO MODE The AUDIO MODE function works in CAMERA and PLAYER modes. This camcorder records 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 54: Wind Cut

    - When the wind cut is on, some low sounds are eliminated along with the sound of the wind. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight A/V and press the ENTER button.

  • Page 55: Date/time

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DATE/TIME The DATE/TIME function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. The date and time are automatically recorded on a special data area of the tape. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2.

  • Page 56: Tv Display

    ON: The OSD appears in the LCD screen, EVF and TV. Use the DISPLAY button located at the left side of the camcorder to turn ON/OFF all of the OSD displayed on the LCD/EVF/TV. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY mode.

  • Page 57: Using Quick Menu

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Using Quick Menu Quick menu is available only in CAMERA mode. Quick menu is used to adjust camera functions by simply using the MENU SELECTOR button. This feature is useful for when you want to make simple adjustments without having to access the menus and submenus.

  • Page 58: Setting The Quick Menu

    ) icon and pressing the MENU DIAL. For more information, see the next chapter. Setting the Quick menu 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to select a function you want and then press the ENTER button to change the values.

  • Page 59: Shutter Speed & Exposure

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SPEED & EXPOSURE You can set SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE only in CAMERA mode. SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE values can only be set in the Quick Menu. SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE are automatically switched and/or deactivated. 1.

  • Page 60: Easy Mode (for Beginners)

    - If you want to use these functions, you must first switch the EASY mode off. The EASY mode settings are deleted when the battery pack is uninstalled from the camcorder and therefore, they must be reset when a battery pack has been replaced. Perfectionnez vos enregistrements Enregistrement simplifié...

  • Page 61: Custom Mode

    Recording will begin using the CUSTOM settings. 4. To switch CUSTOM mode off, press the CUSTOM button again. The camcorder will revert to the settings that were set prior to custom mode being selected. Note The CUSTOM mode settings are deleted when a battery pack is uninstalled and therefore they must be reset when a battery pack has been replaced.

  • Page 62: Mf/af (manual Focus/auto Focus)

    In the following cases you may 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 63: Blc (back Light Compensation)

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

  • Page 64: Fade In And Out

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

  • Page 65: Audio Dubbing

    (PLAY/STILL) button to pause the scene. 4. Press the A.DUB button on the Remote Control. A.DUB will be displayed on the LCD. The camcorder is in a ready-to-dub state for dubbing. 5. Press the (PLAY/STILL) button to start dubbing. Press the (STOP) button to stop the dubbing.

  • Page 66: Dubbed Audio Playback

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Dubbed audio Playback 1. Insert the dubbed tape and press MENU button. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight A/V. 3. Press the ENTER button to enter the sub-menu. 4. Use the MENU DIAL to select AUDIO SELECT from the submenu.

  • Page 67: Photo Image Recording

    2. Release the PHOTO button and press the PHOTO button again in 2 seconds. The still picture is recorded for about 6~7 seconds. 3. After the PHOTO has been recorded, the camcorder returns to STBY mode. Searching for a PHOTO picture The PHOTO SEARCH works in PLAYER, M.PLAY mode only.

  • Page 68: Nite Pix (0 Lux Recording)

    The NITE PIX function enables you to record a subject in darkness. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA or M.REC mode. 2. Slide the NITE PIX switch to ON. (NITE PIX indicator) appears on the LCD monitor. The infrared(invisible rays) light is turned on automatically.

  • Page 69: Various Recording Techniques

    Note Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as excessive 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 with a top view of the LCD screen.

  • Page 70: Playback

    TV or VCR and the white plug (Audio L) to the audio input of the TV or VCR. 2. Set the power switch on the camcorder to PLAYER mode. 3. Turn on the TV and set the TV/VIDEO selector on the TV to VIDEO.

  • Page 71: Connecting To A Tv Which Has No Audio And Video Input Jacks

    ENGLISH Playback Connecting to a TV which has no Audio and Video input jacks You can connect your camcorder to a TV through a VCR. 1. Connect the camcorder and VCR with the Audio/Video cable. The yellow plug : Video...

  • Page 72: Various Functions While In Player Mode

    Remote Control. The F.ADV(Frame advance), X2, SLOW buttons are located on the Remote Control only. To prevent tape and head-drum wear, your camcorder will automatically stop if it is left in STILL or SLOW modes for more than 5 minutes.

  • Page 73: Frame Advance (to Play Back Frame By Frame)

    ENGLISH Playback Frame advance (To play back frame by frame) Press the F.ADV button on the Remote Control while in Still mode. The F.ADV function works in still mode only. To resume normal playback, press the Forward frame advance Press the F.ADV button on the remote control in Still mode. Reverse frame advance Press ( –...

  • Page 74: Zero Memory

    ENGLISH Playback 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 wish to return to.

  • Page 75: Recording In Player Mode

    Recording in PLAYER mode You can use this camcorder as a recorder. You can record a tape from VCR or TV. 1. Connect the camcorder and VCR or TV with the Audio/Video cable. 2. Set the power switch of the camcorder to PLAYER mode.

  • Page 76: Ieee 1394 Data Transfer

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

  • Page 77: System Requirements

    START/STOP button again. 6. To stop recording, press the (STOP) button. Note When using this camcorder as a recorder, the pictures that appear on a monitor may seem uneven, however recorded pictures will not be affected. Transfert de données IEEE 1394 Configuration système requise...

  • Page 78: Usb Interface

    PC without additional add-on cards via a USB connection. You can transfer an image to a PC via a USB connection. If you transfer data to a PC, you need to install the software (Driver, Editing software) supplied with the camcorder. System Requirements CPU : Intel ®...

  • Page 79: Installing Dvc Media 4.0 Program

    ENGLISH USB interface Installing DVC Media 4.0 Program Do not connect the camcorder to PC before installing the program. If another camera or scanner is connected, please disconnect it in advance. This explanation is based on Windows ® 98SE OS.

  • Page 80

    ENGLISH USB interface Install the USB Software (DVC media 4.0 4. Repeat steps 1~3. 5. When you see the Start window, click “DVC media 4.0 ” to continue installation. 6. Select a language and click “OK”. 7. When the dialog box appears, click the “NEXT”...

  • Page 81: Connecting To A Pc

    2. Connect the other end of the USB cable into the proper terminal on the camcorder. (USB jack) Notes If you disconnect the USB cable from the PC or the camcorder while transferring, the data transmission will stop and the data may be damaged.

  • Page 82: Digital Still Camera Mode

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode MEMORY STICK The Memory Stick stores and manages still images recorded by the camera. Memory Stick Functions Recording still images Viewing still images Single Slide show Multi screen Protecting images against accidental erasure Deleting images recorded on a card Print marking still images Formatting a card Notes...

  • Page 83: Inserting And Ejecting The Memory Stick

    The stored contents may be changed or lost as a result of misuse, static electricity, electric noise or repair. Save important images separately. Samsung is not responsible for data loss due to misuse. If the USB cable is connected to the camcorder, the (S.SHOW),...

  • Page 84: Structure Of Folders And Files On The Memory Stick

    The number of pixels are 640 Selecting the CAMCORDER mode You can use this camcorder as a Digital Still Camera (DSC). You have to set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK position to use this camcorder as Digital Still Camera.

  • Page 85: Selecting The Image Quality

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Selecting the image quality You can select the quality of a still image to be recorded. Select the image quality 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2. Set the power switch to the CAMERA mode. 3.

  • Page 86: Recording Still Images To A Memory Stick

    4. Release the PHOTO button and press the PHOTO button again in 2 seconds. The still image is recorded to the Memory Stick. While the camcorder is recording the the still image, “ ” appears on the screen. Appareil photo numérique Utilisation du mode enregistrement photo Vous ne pouvez pas enregistrer d'images animées sur...

  • Page 87: Recording An Image From A Cassette As A Still Image

    5. Release the PHOTO button and press the PHOTO button again in 2 seconds. The still image is recorded to the Memory Stick. While the camcorder is recording the the still image, “ ” appears on the screen. Appareil photo numérique Enregistrement d'une image à...

  • Page 88: Viewing Still Images

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Viewing Still images You can playback and view still images recorded on the Memory Stick. There are 3 ways to view recorded images. Single : To view an image frame by frame. Slide show : To view all images automatically and in consecutive order.

  • Page 89: To View The Multi Screen

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode To view the Multi Screen 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY STICK. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. The last recorded image appears. 3. To view six stored images on single screen, press the PHOTO button.

  • Page 90: Copying Still Images From A Cassette To Memory Stick

    ENTER button. All still images that recorded on a cassette will be copied to a Memory Stick. 5. The camcorder automatically performs the photo search to find still images and copying starts. 6. Press (STOP) button to stop copying.

  • Page 91: Marking Images For Printing

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Marking images for printing This camcorder supports the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) print format. You can automatically print images recorded on a Memory Stick with a printer supporting DPOF. There are 2 ways to make a PRINT MARK.

  • Page 92: Protection From Accidental Erasure

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

  • Page 93: Deleting Still Images

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Deleting Still images You can erase the still images recorded on the Memory Stick. If you want to delete protected images, you must first deactivate the image protection. An image which has been deleted cannot be recovered. 1.

  • Page 94: Formatting The Memory Stick

    Memory Stick, including protected images. The format function restores the Memory Stick to its initial states. The Memory Stick supplied with this camcorder has been formatted already. Attention If you execute the MEMORY FORMAT function, all images will be erased completely and erased images cannot be recovered.

  • Page 95: Maintenance

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

  • Page 96: Cleaning And Maintaining The Camcorder

    ENGLISH Maintenance Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder Cleaning the VIEWFINDER Releasing the eyecup 1. Pull the VIEWFINDER out and lift it up. 2. Turn the two screws counter-clockwise and pull the EYECUP out. 3. Clean the EYECUP and the VIEWFINDER screen with a soft cloth and cotton swab or a blower.

  • Page 97: Using Your Camcorder Abroad

    Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following items. 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 98: Troubleshooting

    ENGLISH Troubleshooting Troubleshooting Before contacting a Samsung authorized service center, perform the following simple checks. They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call. Self Diagnosis Display Display Blinking Informs that... the battery pack is almost slow discharged.

  • Page 99: Self Diagnosis Display In M.rec/m.play Mode

    Troubleshooting Self Diagnosis Display in M.REC/M.PLAY mode Display Informs that... Blinking There no card in the MEMORY STICK! slow camcorder. There is not enough slow MEMORY FULL! memory to record. NO STORED There is no images recorded slow on the Memory Stick.

  • Page 100

    RECORD SEARCH. Dépannage Si les instructions ci-dessous ne vous permettent pas de résoudre le problème, contactez votre service après-vente Samsung le plus proche. Explanation/Solution Vous ne pouvez pas allumer votre caméscope. La touche START/STOP ne fonctionne pas lors de l'enregistrement.

  • Page 101: Specifications

    ENGLISH Specifications Model name: SCD86/D87 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.

  • Page 102

    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 5.2W(LCD), 3.9W(EVF) (Recording) Operating temperature 0˚~40˚C (32˚F~104˚F) Storage temperature -20˚C ~ 60˚C (-4˚F ~ 140˚F) External dimension Length 7inches(178mm), Height 3.54inches(90mm), Width 2.48inches(63mm)

  • Page 103: Index

    ENGLISH INDEX - A - Accessories ... 12 LCD ... 30, 31 Audio dubbing ... 65 AUDIO MODE ... 53 Memory Stick ... 82, 86 - B - MF/AF ... 62 Battery Pack ... 24 BEEP ... 39 OSD ... 18, 19 BLC ...

  • Page 104: Warranty (canada Users Only)

    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 105

    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 Spain http://www.samsung.es CE CAMÉSCOPE EST FABRIQUÉ PAR : ELECTRONICS Samsung Electronics’...

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