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ENGLISH
Digital Video Camcorder
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
SCD180
AF
Auto Focus
CCD
Système à transfert de
charge
LCD
Ecran Cristaux Liquides
Mode d'emploi
Avant d'utiliser cet appareil, veuillez lire
attentivement ce mode d'emploi et le
ELECTRONICS
conserver pour toute consultation ultérieure.
FRANÇAIS
AD68-00541C

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  • Page 1

    FRANÇAIS Caméscope numérique SCD180 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 ELECTRONICS conserver pour toute consultation ultérieure. AD68-00541C...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Notes regarding the hand strap ... 9 Precautions regarding the Lithium battery ... 10 Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features ... 11 Accessories Supplied with the camcorder ... 12 Basic Accessories ... 12 Front & Left View ... 13 Right & Top View ... 14 Rear &...

  • Page 3

    Advanced Recording Use of various Functions ... 33 Setting menu items ... 33 Set the camcorder to CAM or VCR mode and M.REC or M.PLAY .. 33 Availability of functions in each mode ... 34 RESET ... 34 CLOCK SET ... 35 REMOCON ...

  • Page 4

    ENGLISH Contents Auto Focusing ... 59 Manual Focusing ... 59 BLC (Back Light Compensation) ... 60 Fade In and Out ... 61 To Start Recording ... 61 To Stop Recording (use FADE IN / FADE OUT) ... 61 Audio dubbing ... 62 Dubbing sound ...

  • Page 5

    Attention ... 89 Maintenance After finishing a recording ... 90 After completing a recording session ... 90 Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder ... 91 Cleaning the VIEWFINDER ... 91 Cleaning the Video Heads ... 91 Using Your Camcorder Abroad ... 92 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: Notes Regarding Moisture Condensation

    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

    To preserve battery power, keep your camcorder turned off when you are not operating it. If your camcorder is in CAMERA mode, and it is left in STBY mode without beingoperated for more than 5 minutes with a tape installed, it will automatically turn itself off to protect against unnecessary battery discharge.

  • Page 9: Note Regarding The Lens

    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. Be careful when placing the camcorder under sunlight or near a window exposed to sunlight.

  • Page 10: Precautions Regarding The Lithium Battery

    Si ce problème se manifeste de nouveau, la batterie pleinement rechargée, vous vous recommandons de vous adresser au service après vente Samsung le plus proche de chez vous. Vous pouvez connaître l’adresse du service après vente le plus proche en contactant notre service consommateurs (voir couverture du manuel) ou bien en vous connectant sur notre site Internet www;samsung.fr.

  • 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 The 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 13: Front & Left View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front & Left View 1. Lens 3. Remote Sensor 4. Hook for hand strap 7. External MIC in 2. Lens Cover 13. S-Video Jack 1. Lens 2. Lens Cover 3. Remote Sensor 4. Hook for hand strap (see page 20) 5.

  • Page 14: Right & Top View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Right & Top View 2. Video Light Holder 3. Dual Zoom 4. Custom.Q button 1. SPEAKER 9. START/STOP button 1. SPEAKER 2. Video Light Holder 3. Dual Zoom (See page 43) 4. Custom.Q button (See page 58) 5.

  • Page 15: Rear & Bottom View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear & Bottom View 13. RESET 1. LCD open 2. MENU button 3. MENU DIAL 4. Battery Release button 5. Charging indicator 8. TAPE Eject switch 1. LCD open 6. FADE button 2. MENU button...

  • 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 69) 3. SELF TIMER (see page 19) (STOP) 4.

  • Page 17: Osd (on Screen Display In Cam And Vcr Modes)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in CAM and VCR modes) 1. Battery level (see page 24) 2. Custom or Easy mode (see pages 57, 58) 3. DSE (Digital Special Effects) mode (see page 46) 4. Program AE (see page 40) 5.

  • Page 18: 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) 28. Folder number-file number (see page 79) 29. Image counter - Current still image/Total number of recordable still images. 30. CARD (memory) indicator 31. Image recording and loading indicator 32.

  • Page 19: How To Use The Remote Control

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

  • Page 20: Preparation

    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 21: Connecting A Power Source

    3. Connect the DC cable to the DC jack socket of the camcorder. 4. Set the camcorder to each mode by holding down the tab on the power switch and turning it to the CAM, VCR, M.REC, M.PLAY mode.

  • Page 22: Using The Lithium Ion Battery Pack

    AC Power adapter from the camcorder. Even with the power switched off, the battery will still discharge if it is left connected to the camcorder. Notes The battery pack may be charged a little at the time of purchase.

  • Page 23: 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 EVF switches on automatically. The continuous recording times given in the table above are approximations.

  • Page 24: 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 25: Inserting And Ejecting A Cassette

    ENGLISH Preparation Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette There are three types of Mini DV CASSETTE tapes: DVM80, DVM60 and DVM30. 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.

  • Page 26: Basic Recording

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Making your First Recording 1. Connect a Power source to the camcorder. (see page 21) (A battery pack or a AC power adapter) Insert a cassette. (see page 25) 2. Remove the LENS CAP and hook it onto the hand strap.

  • Page 27: Edit Search

    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 CAM.

  • Page 28: 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 29: 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 30: Using The Viewfinder

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

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

    To stop the PLAY operation, press the (STOP) button. Notes You can also view the picture on a TV screen, after connecting the camcorder to a TV or VCR. (see page 66) Various functions are available in playback mode. (see page 68) FRANÇAIS...

  • Page 32: Adjusting The Lcd During Play

    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 CAM mode. (see page 29) Notes regarding the rotation of the LCD screen Controlling Sound from the Speaker The Speaker works in VCR mode only.

  • Page 33: Advanced Recording

    C : CAM MODE V : VCR MODE MR : M.REC MODE MP : M.PLAY MODE Set the camcorder to CAM or VCR mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode 1. Press the MENU 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 Digital Special Effects O : The requested mode will work in this operating mode. : You can not change the requested mode. Notes When a menu item on the LCD is marked with an X, that item cannot be activated.

  • Page 35: Clock Set

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording CLOCK SET CLOCK setup works in CAM, VCR, 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 push the MENU DIAL.

  • Page 36: Remocon

    THE REMOCON function works in CAM, VCR, 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 push the MENU DIAL.

  • Page 37: Beep Sound

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording BEEP SOUND THE BEEP SOUND function works in CAM, VCR, 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 38: 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 camcorder to M.REC mode. M.REC MODE INITIAL CLOCK SET 2.

  • Page 39: Demonstration

    Advanced Recording DEMONSTRATION Demonstration automatically shows you the major functions that are included with your camcorder so that you may use them more easily. The DEMONSTRATION function may only be used in the CAM mode without a tape inserted in the camcorder.

  • Page 40: Program Ae

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording PROGRAM AE The PROGRAM AE function works in CAM or M.REC mode only. The PROGRAM AE mode allows 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: 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 push the MENU DIAL. 3. Select PROGRAM AE from the submenu. 4. Push the MENU DIAL to enter the sub-menu. 5.

  • Page 42: Wht. Balance (white Balance)

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

  • Page 43: Zooming In And Out With Digital Zoom

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out with DIGITAL ZOOM Zoom works in CAM/M.REC mode only. Zooming In and Out The SCD180 model offers a DUAL Zoom system for added convenience. Zooming is a recording technique that lets you change the size of the subject in a scene.

  • Page 44: Digital Zoom

    We recommend that you use the EIS feature with DIGITAL ZOOM for picture stability. (see page 45) 1. Set the camcorder to CAM or M.REC mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear.

  • Page 45: Eis (electronic Image Stabilizer)

    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 CAM mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL highlight to CAMERA and push the MENU DIAL.

  • Page 46: Dse(digital Special Effects) Select

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DSE(Digital Special Effects) SELECT The DSE function works in CAM 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 47: Selecting An Effect

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

  • Page 48: Custom.q

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording CUSTOM.Q You can customize settings and save them for future use. The CUSTOM.Q function operates in the CAM and M.REC mode. If you want to use the CUSTOM.Q function (see page 58) correctly, set the status of each item as desired before using the CUSTOM.Q function.

  • Page 49: Rec Mode

    The REC MODE toggles between SP and LP with each push. 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 50: Audio Mode

    Advanced Recording AUDIO MODE The AUDIO MODE function works in CAM and VCR modes. This camcorder can record sound on a tape in two audio modes (12 bit, 16 bit). 12bit : You can record two 12bit stereo sound tracks.

  • Page 51: Wind Cut

    The WIND CUT function minimizes wind noise or other noise while recording. When the wind cut is on, some low sounds are eliminated along with the sound of the wind. 1. Set the camcorder to CAM mode. CAM MODE 2. Press the MENU button. INITIAL CAMERA The menu list will appear.

  • Page 52: Date/time

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DATE/TIME The DATE/TIME function works in CAM, VCR, 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 53: Tv Display

    ON: The OSD appears in the LCD screen, EVF and TV. Use the DISPLAY button located at the rear of the camcorder to turn ON/OFF all of the OSD displayed on the LCD/EVF/TV. 1. Set the camcorder to CAM, VCR, M.REC, M.PLAY mode. CAM MODE 2. Press the MENU button.

  • Page 54: Using Quick Menu

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

  • Page 55: 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 CAM mode. 2. Turn the MENU DIAL. You’ll see the WHT.BALANCE icon first. 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to select a function you want and then press the MENU DIAL to chan-ge the values.

  • Page 56: Shutter Speed & Exposure

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SPEED & EXPOSURE You can set SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE only in CAM/M.REC 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 57: 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. Enregistrement avancé...

  • Page 58: 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 59: Mf/af (manual Focus/auto Focus)

    Manual Focusing 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.

  • Page 60: Blc (back Light Compensation)

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

  • Page 61: Fade In And Out

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Fade In and Out The FADE function works in CAM 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 62: 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 63: 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. Push the MENU DIAL to enter VCR MODE the sub-menu. A / V SET REC MODE 4.

  • Page 64: Photo Image Recording

    5. Search the PHOTO using the (FWD) and (REW) buttons. The PHOTO search process appears on the LCD while you are searching. After completing the search, the camcorder displays the still image. 6. To exit, press the (STOP) button. Enregistrement avancé...

  • Page 65: 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 66: Tape Playback

    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 VCR mode. 3. Turn on the TV and set the TV/VIDEO selector on the TV to VIDEO.

  • Page 67: Connecting To A Vcr

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Connecting to a VCR 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 The white plug : Audio(L) The red plug : Audio(R) - STEREO only 2.

  • Page 68: Various Functions While In Vcr 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 69: Frame Advance (to Play Back Frame By Frame)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording 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 (PLAY/STILL) button. If you want to play the tape in reverse by one frame, pause the video tape by pushing the STILL button and change the direction into the reverse with STILL button again.

  • Page 70: Zero Memory

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording ZERO MEMORY The MEMORY function works in both CAM and VCR 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 71: Ieee 1394 Data Transfer

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

  • Page 72: 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. FRANÇAIS Transfert de données IEEE 1394 Configuration du système...

  • Page 73: Usb Interface

    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 74: 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 75

    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 dialogue box appears, click the “NEXT”...

  • Page 76: 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 77: 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 3 ways Single Slide show Multi screen Protecting images against accidental erasure Deleting images recorded on a Memory Stick Print marking still images Formatting a Memory Stick...

  • Page 78: 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, (DELETE), (S.SHOW),...

  • Page 79: Structure Of Folders And Files On The Memory Stick

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Structure of folders and files on the Memory Stick The still images that you recorded are saved in JPEG file format on the Memory Stick. Each file has a file number and all files are assigned to a folder.

  • Page 80: 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 power switch on the M.REC or VCR mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear.

  • Page 81: Recording Still Images To A Memory Stick In M.rec Mode

    3. Press the PHOTO button fully down. The still image is recorded to the Memory Stick. While the camcorder is recording the still image, “ ” appear on the screen. Mode appareil photo numériques Enregistrement d'images fixes sur un Memory Stick en mode M.REC Vous ne pouvez pas enregistrer des images animées sur un Memory Stick.

  • Page 82: Recording An Image From A Cassette As A Still Image

    PHOTO button, select the image again. 4. Press the PHOTO button fully down. The still image is recorded to the Memory Stick. While the camcorder is recording the still image, “ appears on the screen. Mode appareil photo numériques Enregistrement d’une image issue d’une cassette en tant...

  • Page 83: 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 84: To View The Multi Screen

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode To view the Multi Screen 1. Set the power switch to M.PLAY. The last recorded image appears. 2. Press the PHOTO button to view 6 images on a single screen. A selection mark ( ) appears under the image.

  • Page 85: Copying Still Images From A Cassette To Memory Stick

    MENU DIAL. 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 86: 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 87: 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 power switch to M.PLAY mode. The last recorded image appears. If there are no recorded images on the Memory Stick, NO STORED IMAGE! and will display on the screen.

  • Page 88: 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 89: Formatting A 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 90: 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 91: Cleaning And Maintaining The Camcorder

    Vérifiez la qualité de l’image à l’aide d’une cassette vidéo. Si la qualité de l’image ne s’est pas améliorée, renouvelez l’opération. Si le problème persiste, contactez un centre de service aprèsvente agrée Samsung. Nettoyez les têtes vidéo à l’aide d’une cassette de nettoyage de type sec.

  • Page 92: Using Your Camcorder Abroad

    Each country or region has its own electric and color systems. 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.

  • Page 93: 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 Informs that... Action Blinking slow the battery pack is almost discharged.

  • Page 94: Self Diagnosis Display In M.rec/m.play Mode

    Format a Memory Stick or The camera can not READ ERROR! slow insert Memory Stick recorded playback. on this camcorder. Format a Memory Stick or WRITE ERROR! slow The camera can not record. change to a new Memory Stick.

  • Page 95

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

  • Page 96: Specifications

    ENGLISH Specifications Model name: SCD180 System Video signal NTSC 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. 18.81mm/s LP: approx. 12.56mm/s Tape recording time SP: 60 minutes (when using DVM 60), LP: 90 minutes (when using DVM 60)

  • Page 97: Index

    ENGLISH INDEX - L - - A - LCD ... 28, 29 Accessories ... 12 Audio dubbing ... 62 - M - AUDIO MODE ... 50 MF/AF ... 59 - B - - O - Battery Pack ... 22 BEEP ... 37 OSD ...

  • Page 98: 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 cause d’un défaut matériel ou de fabrication pendant la période de garantie.

  • 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 Spain http://www.samsung.es FRANÇAIS CE CAMESCOPE EST FABRIQU É PAR : ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’...

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