Samsung digital video camcorder owner's instruction book (106 pages)
Summary of Contents for Samsung AD68-00542G
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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 & BOTTOM VIEW... 14 REMOTE CONTROL...
Various Functions in PLAYER mode... 66 IEEE 1394 Data Transfer ... 69 USB interface (VP-D15(i) only) ... 71 Maintenance ... 75 After finishing a recording... 75 Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder... 76 Using Your Camcorder Abroad ... 77 Troubleshooting ... 78 Specifications ... 80 Index ...
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.
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.
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, if it is left in STBY mode without operation for...
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.
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.
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.
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.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front & Left View 4. Video Light (VP-D11(i)/D15(i)) 1. Lens 2. REC lamp 3. Remote sensor 5. Hook for Hand Strap 6. Internal MIC 1. Lens 2. REC lamp 3. Remote sensor 4. Video Light (see page 61) (VP-D11(i)/D15(i) only) 5.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Left Side View 1. Function Keys 1. Function Keys PLAYER : (REW) REC SEARCH – : (FF) REC SEARCH + : (PLAY/STILL) FADE (see page 56) : (STOP) BLC (see page 55) : (SLOW) MF/AF (see page 54) 2.
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.
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 (VP-D11(i)/D15(i) only) 7. Hook for shoulder strap 8. USB jack (VP-D15(i) only) 9.
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.
ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder 25. BLC (Back Light Compensation) (see page 55) 26. Volume control (see page 31) 27. Audio playback channel (see page 58) 28. Audio playback mode 29. DV IN (VP-D only) (DV data receiving mode) (see page 70) 30.
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.
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.
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.
3. Connect the DC cable to the DC jack socket of the camcorder. 4. Set the camcorder to the CAMERA or PLAYER mode by holding down the tab on the power switch and turning it to the CAMERA or PLAYER position.
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. PÞ’prava Pou ìit ’ bateriovŽ sady lithium ion PouÏití...
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.
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.
When inserting a tape or closing a cassette holder, do not apply excessive force. It can cause a malfunction. Do not use tapes other than Mini DV CASSETTE. Connect a power source and slide the OPEN/EJECT button the camcorder forwards and open the cassette door. The cassette holding mechanism rises automatically.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Making your First Recording 1. Connect a Power source. (see page 21) (Battery pack or AC power adapter) Insert a cassette. (see page 25) 2. Remove the LENS CAP and hook it onto the hand strap. 3. Set the power switch to the CAMERA position.
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.
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.
ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD Your camcorder is equipped with a 2.5 inch colour 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 ;...
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) Z‡kladn’ nat‡‹en’ PÞehr‡v‡n’ p‡sku, kterù jste nato‹ili, na LCD Pﬁehrávání...
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.
AUDIO MODE PHOTO MODE DISPLAY 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 ( ) indicates the feature you HIGHLIGHT are currently adjusting.
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 O : 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.
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.
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 CUSTOM SET 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
INDOOR: It controls WHITE BALANCE according to the indoor ambience. OUTDOOR: It controls WHITE BALANCE according to the out- door 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.
You can select one of the following. AUTO, 1/6, 1/13, 1/25, 1/50, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/10000 second. AUTO is fixed at 1/50 second. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. (MENU) PIP...OFF 2. Press the MENU ON/OFF button.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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.
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 2.
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.
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.
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.
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;...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 replace- ment. –...
3. Set the POWER switch to OFF. 4. Close the LENS cover. 5. Remove the BATTERY PACK from the camcorder. Pokro‹ilŽ nat‡‹en’ Osvžtlovac’ Techniky Nejvût‰í vliv na kvalitu obrázkÛ má úroveÀ osvûtlení, mûﬁená v luxech.
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.
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) –...
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) –...
Remote Control. The F.ADV(Frame advance), X2 buttons are located on the Remote Control only. To prevent tape and head-drum wear, your camcorder will automatically stop if it is left for more than 3 minutes in STILL or SLOW mode. Playback pause...
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 Control...
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.
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.
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.
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™...
ENGLISH USB interface (VP-D15(i) only) Installing DVC Media 3.0 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 ®...
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MIC 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.
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.
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.
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, depend- ing on the design of the local wall outlet.
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.
Set the power switch to PLAYER. You have reached the beginning or end of the cassette. When you see the bro- It is the characteristic of this camcorder and it is not a ken block image during failure or defect. the REC SEARCH.
ENGLISH Specifications Model name: VP-D10(i)/D11(i)/D15(i) System Video signal PAL, CCIR standards 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. 18.83mm/s LP: approx. 12.57mm/s Tape recording time SP: 60 minutes (when using DVM 60) LP: 90 minutes (when using DVM 60)
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 6.3W(LCD), 5.0W(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...
ENGLISH INDEX - A - ART ...40 NEGA ...40 AUDIO MODE ...47 ND FILTER ...62 AF...54 NTSC ...77 - B - BATTERY PACK ...22 PAL ...77 B/W ...40 PHOTO...59 PIP ...36 - C - PLAY ...65 Charge...22 POWER ADAPTER ...21 Cleaning ...76 PROGRAM AE ...39 CUSTOM ...53...
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