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ENGLISH
Digital Video Camcorder
VP-D323(i)/D325(i)/D327(i)
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.
This product meets the intent of
Directive 89/336 CEE, 73/23 CEE, 93/68 CEE.
VP-D323(i)/D325(i)/D327(i)
ELECTRONICS
CZECH
AD68-00778K

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  • Page 1 Charge Coupled Device Liquid Crystal Display Owner’s Instruction Book Before operating the unit, please read this instruction book thoroughly, and retain it for future reference. This product meets the intent of Directive 89/336 CEE, 73/23 CEE, 93/68 CEE. VP-D323(i)/D325(i)/D327(i) ELECTRONICS CZECH AD68-00778K...
  • 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 Front & Left View ... 13 Left side View ... 14 Right & Top View ... 15 Rear &...
  • Page 3 Advanced Recording ... 36 Use of various Functions ... 36 Setting menu items ... 36 Set the camcorder to CAMERA or PLAYER mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode... 37 Availability of functions in each mode ... 38 CLOCK SET ... 39 WL.
  • Page 4 Using the “USB streaming” function... 83 Connecting to a PC ... 83 Digital Still Camera mode ... 84 MEMORY STICK (Optional Accessory) ... 84 Memory Stick Functions ... 84 Inserting and ejecting the Memory Card ... 85 ... 78 VP-D323i/D325i/D327i CZECH...
  • Page 5 Using Your Camcorder Abroad ... 103 Power sources ... 103 Colour system ... 103 Troubleshooting... 104 Troubleshooting ... 104 Self Diagnosis Display ... 104 Moisture Condensation ... 104 Self Diagnosis Display in M.REC, M.PLAY mode ... 105 Specifications...107 INDEX ... 108 ¤ CZECH...
  • 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 Camcorder

    (e.g. from inside to 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 pack removed. Notes regarding CAMCORDER 1.
  • Page 8 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 being operated for more than 5 minutes with a tape installed, it will automatically turn itself off to protect against unnecessary battery discharge.
  • Page 9: Notes Regarding Electronic Viewfinder

    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. Be careful when placing the camcorder under sunlight or near a window exposed to sunlight.
  • 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 display “---”...
  • Page 11: Getting To Know Your Camcorder

    MPEG recording makes it possible to record video onto a Memory Card. • MULTI MEMORY CARD SLOT (VP-D325(i)/D327(i) only) Multi Memory Card Slot is able to use the Memory Stick, the MMC and the • • • • • • • • • • • • • • CZECH ™ Stick...
  • Page 12: Accessories Supplied With Camcorder

    3. AC cord (AA-E8 TYPE) 5. Instruction Book 6. Lithium battery (CR2025, 2EA) 8. USB cable 9. Software CD 11. Shoulder strap 13. Scart adapter CZECH Víceúãelov˘ Multi-AV kabel (AUDIO/VIDEO/ S-VIDEO) 6. Lithiová baterie pro dálkov˘ ovladaã a hodiny (typ: CR2025, 2EA)
  • Page 13: Front & Left View

    4. IR(Infrared) Light 10. MENU Selector (MENU/VOLUME/MF) 5. Remote sensor 11. TFT LCD monitor 6. Accessories shoe 6. Accessories shoe 7. Viewfinder 8. Slow shutter button 9. MENU button 10. MENU Selector (MENU/VOLUME/MF) 11. TFT LCD monitor 6. Accessories shoe CZECH...
  • Page 14: Left Side View

    2. Speaker 3. EASY. Q (see page 61) 4. PB ZOOM/MACRO 5. Mode switch (MEMORY CARD/TAPE) 6. DISPLAY M.PLAY S.SHOW MULTI 6. DISPLEJ CZECH 2. Speaker 1. Function buttons 3. EASY. Q 4. PB ZOOM/MACRO 5. Mode switch 6. DISPLAY...
  • Page 15: Right & Top View

    9. External MIC in 3. USB Jack (see page 65) 4. START/STOP button 10. Power Switch 5. DV Jack 11. Handstrap 6. DC Jack 7. NIGHT CAPTURE switch 8. Zoom lever 9. External MIC in 10. Power Switch 11. Handstrap CZECH...
  • Page 16: Rear & Bottom View

    4. Tripod receptacle 5. Memory Card slot 6. Battery Release Pohled zezadu a zespoda 4. Tripod receptacle Memory Card slot VP-D323(i) Memory Stick VP-D325(i)/D327(i) Memory Stick Memory Stick PRO SD/MMC (Usable MEMORY CARDs) CZECH 5. Memory Card slot 6. Battery Release...
  • Page 17: Remote Control

    5. PHOTO Search 6. A.DUB (see page 65) (FF) 15. DATE/TIME (REW) 16. X2 (see page 74) 17. Zoom 18. Display (PLAY) (STOP) (STILL) (SLOW) CZECH 18. DISPLAY 17. Zoom 16. X2 15. DATE/TIME (SLOW) (STILL) (STOP) 11. F. ADV...
  • Page 18: Osd (on Screen Display In Camera And Player Modes)

    M - 0 : 0 0 : 0 0 PB ZOOM 5 5 min 1.2x MIRROR . . . C 1 6 bit 1 2 : 0 0 1 0 . J A N . 2 0 0 4 ENTER : VOL. [ 1 1 ] CZECH...
  • Page 19: Osd (on Screen Display In M.rec And M.play Modes)

    OSD in M.PLAY mode SLIDE 0 0 1 2 2 / 2 4 0 MEMORY CARD ! 1 2 : 0 0 1 0 0 - 0 0 0 1 1 0 . J A N . 2 0 0 4 CZECH...
  • 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 LCD.
  • 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 will display “---”...
  • 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 CARD position.
  • Page 24: Using The Lithium Ion Battery Pack

    Notes 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. ✤ Power Switch...
  • Page 25: Table Of Continuous Recording Time Based On Model And Battery Type

    Do not allow the + and - terminals of the battery pack to be short- circuited. It may cause leakage, heat generation, induce fire and overheating. ✤ ✤ VIEWFINDER ON Approx. Approx. 4hr 10min ° ° ° ° CZECH ° ° ° ° ° °...
  • 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

    Avoid places with magnets or magnetic interference. b. Avoid humidity and dust prone places. c. Keep the tape in an upright position and avoid storing it in direct sunlight. d. Avoid dropping or knocking your tapes. ✤ ✤ push a. SAVE b. REC • CZECH...
  • Page 28: Basic Recording

    Make sure the battery level indicates that there is enough remaining power for your expected recording time. 4. To start recording, press the START/STOP button. REC is displayed in the LCD. To stop recording, press the START/STOP button again. STBY is displayed in the LCD. CZECH...
  • Page 29: Selecting The Osd Language

    “LANGUAGE” is always indicated in ENGLISH. ✤ ✤ CAM MODE INITIAL CLOCK SET CAMERA WL. REMOTE LANGUAGE MEMORY DEMO VIEWER CAM MODE INITIAL SET CLOCK SET WL.REMOTE LANGUAGE ENGLISH DEMONSTRATION CAM MODE INITIAL SET LANGUAGE ENGLISH DEUTSCH ITALIANO POLSKI NEDERLANDS CZECH...
  • Page 30: Record Search (rec 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 CAMERA.
  • Page 31: 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 32: Adjusting The Lcd

    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 under which you are using the camcorder (indoors or outdoors for example), you can adjust ;...
  • Page 33: Using The Viewfinder

    ✤ In the CAMERA mode, the VIEWFINDER will work when the LCD is closed or rotated counterclockwise 180°. Adjusting the Focus Use the focus adjustment knob of the VIEWFINDER to focus the picture. (refer to figure ) ✤ ✤ ° CZECH...
  • Page 34: Playing Back A Tape You Have Recorded On The Lcd

    To stop the PLAY operation, press the Notes You can also view the picture on a TV screen, after connecting the camcorder to a TV or VCR. (see page 71) Various functions are available in playback mode. (see page 73) ✤...
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Lcd During Play

    MODE on MENU is set to AV IN or S-VIDEO IN. (VP-D323i/D325i/D327i only) ✤ ✤ <3-2> 0 : 2 3 : 4 7 5 5 min VOL. [ 1 1 ] 1 2 : 0 0 1 0 . J A N . 2 0 0 4 CZECH...
  • Page 36: Advanced Recording

    ✔ (✩) ✔ AUDIO SELECT ✔ ✔ WIND CUT ✔ PB DSE ✔ AV IN/OUT (✩) ( ✩ ): Tato funkce je dostupná pouze u modelu VP-D323i/D325i/D327i. CZECH ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔...
  • Page 37: Set The Camcorder To Camera Or Player Mode And M.rec Or M.play Mode

    DATE/TIME Setting the Date and Time TV DISPLAY Selecting OSD on/off of TV 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 ( indicates the feature you are currently adjusting.
  • Page 38: Availability Of Functions In Each Mode

    When you select an item that cannot be changed, an error message will be displayed. Digital NIGHT special CAPTURE SLOW effects SHUTTER ✕ ✕ ✕ CZECH PHOTO SLOW D.ZOOM (TAPE) SHUTTER ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕...
  • Page 39: Clock Set

    WL. REMOTE LANGUAGE MEMORY DEMO VIEWER CAM MODE INITIAL SET CLOCK SET SET TIME! WL.REMOTE LANGUAGE ENGLISH DEMONSTRATION CAM MODE INITIAL SET CLOCK SET 1 2 : 0 0 1 0 . J A N . 2 0 0 4 CZECH...
  • Page 40: Wl. Remote

    ✤ The WL.REMOTE function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. ✤ The WL.REMOTE 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. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight INITIAL and push the MENU SELECTOR.
  • Page 41: Beep Sound (vp-d323i/d325i/d327i Only)

    5. To exit, press the MENU button. ✤ ✤ CAM MODE INITIAL CLOCK SET CAMERA WL.REMOTE BEEP SOUND MEMORY SHUT SOUND VIEWER LANGUAGE DEMO CAM MODE INITIAL SET CLOCK SET WL.REMOTE BEEP SOUND SHUTTER SOUND LANGUAGE ENGLISH DEMONSTRATION CZECH...
  • Page 42: Shutter Sound (vp-d323i/d325i/d327i Only)

    OFF. 7. To exit, press the MENU button. ✤ ✤ M.REC MODE INITIAL CLOCK SET CAMERA WL.REMOTE BEEP SOUND MEMORY SHUT.SOUND VIEWER LANGUAGE DEMO M.REC MODE INITIAL SET CLOCK SET WL.REMOTE BEEP SOUND SHUTTER SOUND LANGUAGE ENGLISH DEMONSTRATION CZECH...
  • Page 43: Demonstration

    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) during...
  • Page 44: Program Ae

    For recording when people or objects are darker than the background because of reflected light from sand or snow. I HIGH S. SPEED(High Shutter Speed) mode ( ) For recording fast-moving subjects such as players in golf or tennis games. ✤ ✤ ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 45: Setting The Program Ae

    The PROGRAM AE function will not operate in EASY mode. CAM MODE INITIAL CAMERA PROGRAM AE WHT. BALANCE MEMORY D.ZOOM VIEWER DSE SELECT CAM MODE CAM MODE CAMERA SET PROGRAM AE PROGRAM AE WHT. BALANCE D.ZOOM AUTO SPORTS DSE SELECT PORTRAIT SPOTLIGHT SAND / SNOW HIGH S. SPEED CZECH...
  • Page 46: Wht. Balance (white Balance)

    BALANCE according to the outdoor ambience. In daylight, especially for close up and where the subject is of one dominant colour. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 3. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight CAMERA and push the MENU SELECTOR.
  • Page 47: Zooming In And Out

    Avoid shadows when recording in the MACRO mode. As the distance to the subject decreases, focusing area narrows. When you can not get proper focus, use the Zoom Lever. ✤ ✤ TELE ✤ WIDE ✤ ✤ STBY 0 : 2 3 : 4 7 CZECH...
  • Page 48: Zooming In And Out With Digital Zoom

    ✤ We recommend that you use the DIS feature with DIGITAL ZOOM for picture stability. (see page 49) 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear.
  • Page 49: Dis (digital Image Stabilizer)

    G DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer) ✤ The DIS function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ DIS (Digital 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:...
  • Page 50: Dse (digital Special Effects) Select

    CINEMA mode This mode covers the upper/lower portions of the screen to give a cinematic effect. i. MAKE - UP mode This mode allows the images to be selected in red, green, blue or yellow. ✤ ✤ ✤ ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 51: 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. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight CAMERA and push the MENU SELECTOR. 4. Select DSE SELECT from the submenu.
  • Page 52: Rec Mode

    ✤ The REC MODE function works in both CAMERA and PLAYER (VP-D323i/D325i/D327i only) modes. ✤ This camcorder records and plays back in SP (standard play) mode and in LP (long play) mode. SP (standard play): This mode permits 60 minutes of recording time with a DVM60 tape.
  • Page 53: Audio Mode

    ✤ The AUDIO MODE function works in CAMERA and PLAYER (VP-D323i/D325i/D327i only) 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. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight A/V and push the MENU SELECTOR.
  • Page 55: Date/time

    See CLOCK SET on page 39. ✤ ✤ CAM MODE INITIAL CAMERA MEMORY VIEWER LCD ADJUST DATE / TIME TV DISPLAY CAM MODE VIEWER SET LCD ADJUST DATE / TIME TV DISPLAY CAM MODE VIEWER SET DATE / TIME DATE TIME DATE&TIME CZECH...
  • Page 56: Tv Display

    ON: The OSD appears in the LCD screen, Viewfinder and TV. Use the DISPLAY button located at the left side of the camcorder to turn the OSD ON/OFF displayed on the LCD/Viewfinder/TV. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY mode.
  • Page 57: Using Quick Menu

    AE values and AUTO. You can’t choose between Auto and the PROGRAM AE values if the values have not been preset in the regular menu. ✤ ✤ MIRROR 1 2 : 0 0 10. J A N . 2 0 0 4 CZECH...
  • Page 58: Setting The Quick Menu

    ) icon and pushing the MENU SELECTOR. For more information, see the next page. Setting the Quick menu 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Move the MENU SELECTOR to select a function you want and then push the MENU SELECTOR to change the values.
  • Page 59: Shutter Speed & Exposure

    Auto-exposure option is selected, manual changes are applied first. The image may not seem as smooth when a high shutter speed is set. The camcorder returns to the auto shutter setting and auto exposure setting when you set the NIGHT CAPTURE to ON, or change to the EASY, SLOW SHUTTER modes.
  • Page 60: Slow Shutter(low Shutter Speed)

    SHUTTER SPEED is changed to S1/25, S1/13, S1/6, off. 4. To exit, press the SLOW SHUTTER button. Notes When using "SLOW SHUTTER" the image takes on a slow motion like effect. The SLOW SHUTTER function will not operate in EASY mode. ✤ ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 61: 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. ✤...
  • Page 62: Af/mf (auto Focus/manual Focus)

    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)

    Normal - BLC - Normal BLC enhances the subject. Notes When NIGHT CAPTURE to set to ON, the BLC function does not work. The BLC function will not operate in EASY mode. * BLC off * BLC on CZECH ✤ ✤...
  • Page 64: Fade In And Out

    (Approx. 4 seconds) b. FADE IN (Approx. 4 seconds) Gradual appearance ✤ ✤ STBY 0:00:00 ➔ FADE ➔ ➔ 0:00:15 ➔ ➔ ➔ 0:00:15 FADE STBY ➔ 0:00:20 ➔ a. FADE OUT Gradual disappearance b. FADE IN Release the FADE button CZECH...
  • Page 65: Audio Dubbing

    MIC input jack on the camcorder. When you wish to dub using the External A/V input, connect the Multi-AV cable to the camcorder by inserting the Multi-AV cable into the Multi-AV Jack at the rear of the camcorder.
  • Page 66: Dubbed Audio Playback

    A / V SET REC MODE PHOTO SEARCH PHOTO COPY AUDIO MODE AUDIO SELECT SOUND1 WIND CUT PB DSE PLAYER MODE A / V SET AUDIO SELECT SOUND [ 1 ] SOUND [ 2 ] MIX [ 1 + 2 ] CZECH...
  • Page 67: Photo Image Recording

    2. Press the PHOTO button. 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 mode only.
  • Page 68: Night Capture (0 Lux Recording)

    ✤ The NIGHT CAPTURE function works in CAMERA/M.REC mode. ✤ The NIGHT CAPTURE function enables you to record a subject in darkness. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Slide the NIGHT CAPTURE switch to ON. (NIGHT CAPTURE indicator) appears on the LCD monitor.
  • Page 69: Power Night Capture

    CAPTURE switch is turned on. ✤ When you work in POWER NIGHT CAPTURE mode, POWER NIGHT CAPTURE icon appears on the LCD continuously. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. 2. Turn on the NIGHT CAPTURE switch, and then press the SLOW SHUTTER button.
  • Page 70: Various Recording Techniques

    4. Self recording. Making a recording viewing the LCD screen from the front. 5. Recording with the Viewfinder. In circumstances where it is difficult to use the LCD monitor, the viewfinder can be used as a convenient alternative. ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 71: Playback

    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. Refer to the TV or VCR user’s manual.
  • Page 72: 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 Multi-AV cable. The yellow plug : Video...
  • Page 73: Various Functions While In Player Mode

    ✤ 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 74: Frame Advance (to Play Back Frame By Frame)

    LP which contain various playback functions. Sound will only be heard during normal SP or LP playback. ✤ (PLAY/STILL) ✤ (PLAY/STILL) ( _ ) button ✤ (+) button to return to normal ✤ ✤ ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 75: Zero Memory

    At the end of the section marked with the ZERO MEMORY function. When the tape is ejected. When you remove the battery pack or power supply. The zero memory may not function correctly where there is a break between recordings on the tape. ✤ ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 76: Pb Dse (playback Digital Special Effects)

    ✤ The PB DSE function enables you to apply Digital Special Effects (DSE) to tape playback or still images. 1. Set the camcorder to the PLAYER mode and then play back a tape. 2. Press the MENU button and move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight A/V.
  • Page 77: Pb Zoom

    PB ZOOM or STOP button. Notes You cannot apply the PB ZOOM function to pictures which are being input from an external video source. The PB ZOOM image cannot be imported to your PC from the camcorder’s DV jack. ✤ ✤ CZECH...
  • Page 78: Recording In Player Mode (vp-d323i/d325i/d327i Only)

    VCR, if they are not being played back in normal speed, (for example, more than double speed or slow playback), only grey image appears on the camcorder. If you want to see the camcorder picture with a TV, set AV IN/OUT menu to OUT. ✤...
  • Page 79: 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. If this occurs, please reconnect the DV cable or turn the power OFF and ON again.
  • Page 80: System Requirements

    6. To stop recording, press the (STOP) button. Notes When using this camcorder as a recorder, the pictures that appear on a monitor may seem uneven, however recorded pictures will not be affected. Operation are not guaranteed for all the recommanded computer environments mentioned above.
  • Page 81: Usb Interface

    Microsoft All other brands and names are property of their respective owners. Operations are not guaranteed for all of the recommended computer environments mentioned above. ✤ ✤ ✤ ® Corporation. ® ™ ® CZECH ® ™ ® ®...
  • Page 82: Installing Dvc Media 5.1 Program

    NIGHT-CAPTURE SWITCH are not operated. 1. Set the mode switch to Tape, set the power switch to CAMERA. 2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB jack on the camcorder and the other end to the USB connector on your computer.
  • Page 83: Using The "removable Disk" Function

    1. Set the mode switch to memory, set the power switch to CAMERA or PLAYER. 2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB jack on the camcorder and the other end to the USB connector on your computer.
  • Page 84: Digital Still Camera Mode

    Furthermore, “™”and “ ® ” are not mentioned in each case in this manual. G “Memory Stick PRO” can not be used with the VP-D323(i) model. ✤ ✤ Terminal ✤ Protection ✤ ✤ ✤ ✤ ✤ CZECH ™ ®...
  • Page 85: Inserting And Ejecting The Memory Card

    Memory Card in a soft case to prevent static shock. 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. VP-D323(i) Memory Stick ✤...
  • Page 86: Structure Of Folders And Files On The Memory Card

    The number of pixels are 352 Selecting the CAMCORDER mode ✤ You can use this camcorder as a Digital Still Camera (DSC). ✤ You have to set the mode switch to Memory Card position to use this camcorder as Digital Still Camera.
  • Page 87: Memory File Number

    M.REC MODE INITIAL CAMERA M.PLAY SELECT MEMORY PHOTO QUALITY VIEWER MPEG4 SIZE PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. DELETE FORMAT M.REC MODE MEMORY SET M.PLAY SELECT PHOTO PHOTO QUALITY MPEG4 SIZE 352X288 PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. SERIES DELETE FORMAT CZECH...
  • Page 88: Selecting The Image Quality

    DELETE FORMAT M.REC MODE M.REC MODE MEMORY SET MEMORY SET PHOTO QUALITY M.PLAY SELECT PHOTO SUPER FINE PHOTO QUALITY FINE MPEG4 SIZE 352X288 NORMAL PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. SERIES DELETE FORMAT 16MB Approx. 90 Approx. 170 Approx. 310 CZECH...
  • Page 89: Recording Still Images To A Memory Card In M.rec Mode

    1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD. 2. Set the power switch to CAMERA. 3. Press the PHOTO button. The still image is recorded to the Memory Card. While the camcorder is recording the still image, “ ” appears on the screen. ✤...
  • Page 90: Recording An Image From A Cassette As A Still Image

    2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. 3. Play back the cassette. 4. Press the PHOTO button. The still image is recorded to the Memory Card. While the camcorder is recording the still image, “ ” appears on the screen. ✤ ✤...
  • Page 91: Viewing Still Images

    2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. The last recorded image appears. 3. Press the (S.SHOW) button. All images will be played back consecutively for 3~4 seconds each. 4. To stop the slide show, press the (S.SHOW) button again. ✤ ✤ (FWD) CZECH...
  • Page 92: To View The Multi Display

    Move the MENU SELECTOR to select a image. 4. To return to single playback mode, press the ( again. Notes To display the previous six images, press the (REV). To display the next six images, press the (FWD). 100-0025 [22/24] ) MULTI button CZECH...
  • Page 93: Copying Still Images From A Cassette To Memory Card

    COPY and push the MENU SELECTOR. All still images that recorded on a cassette will be copied to a Memory Card. 5. The camcorder automatically performs the photo search to find still images and copying starts. 6. Press (STOP) button to stop copying.
  • Page 94: 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 Card with a printer supporting DPOF. ✤ There are 2 ways to make a PRINT MARK.
  • Page 95: Protection From Accidental Erasure

    VIEWER PHOTO QUALITY MPEG4 SIZE PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. DELETE FORMAT M.PLAY MODE MEMORY SET M.PLAY SELECT PHOTO PHOTO QUALITY MPEG4 SIZE 352X288 PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. SERIES DELETE FORMAT M.PLAY MODE MEMORY SET PROTECT THIS FILE CZECH...
  • Page 96: Deleting Still Images

    MPEG4 SIZE PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. DELETE FORMAT M.PLAY MODE MEMORY SET M.PLAY SELECT PHOTO PHOTO QUALITY MPEG4 SIZE 352X288 PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. SERIES DELETE FORMAT M.PLAY MODE MEMORY SET DELETE THIS FILE CANCEL ALL FILES CZECH...
  • Page 97: Formatting The Memory Card

    Memory Card, including protected images. ✤ The format function restores the Memory Card to its initial state. ✤ 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 98: Mpeg Recording

    MEMORY CARD 1. Check whether MEMORY CARD is inserted into the camcorder. If it is not in the camcorder, insert it onto the slot. 2. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD position. 3. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode.
  • Page 99: Selecting The Moving Picture Sizes

    M.REC MODE INITIAL CAMERA M.PLAY SELECT MEMORY PHOTO QUALITY VIEWER MPEG4 SIZE PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. DELETE FORMAT M.REC MODE MEMORY SET M.PLAY SELECT PHOTO PHOTO QUALITY MPEG4 SIZE 352X288 PRINT MARK PROTECT FILE NO. SERIES DELETE FORMAT CZECH...
  • Page 100: Mpeg Playback

    ✤ You can play the moving picture images on the Memory Card. ✤ During the MPEG4 playback, you can hear sound at the PC speaker only. (You cannot hear it from the speaker onto a camcorder and TV) 1. Set the mode switch to Memory Card position.
  • Page 101: 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 102: Cleaning And Maintaining The Camcorder

    Check the quality of the picture using a videocassette. If the picture quality has not improved, repeat the operation. If the problem continues, contact your local authorized service centre. Clean the video heads with a dry type cassette cleaner. (blue screen) CZECH...
  • Page 103: Using Your Camcorder Abroad

    Otherwise, you may need to use a transcoder. G PAL-compatible Countries/Regions Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, CIS, Czech Republic, Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Holland, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait,...
  • Page 104: 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 105: Self Diagnosis Display In M.rec/m.play Mode

    Memory Card. Format a Memory Card. (see page 97) FORMATTED! Wait until Delete has been finished. NOW DELETE... Wait until formatting has been finished. NOW FORMAT... Wait until copying has been finished. Or press the stop button. NOW COPY... CZECH...
  • Page 106 ENGLISH Troubleshooting ✤ If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact your nearest Samsung authorized service centre. Explanation/Solution Symptom You cannot switch the Check the battery pack or the AC Power Adapter. camcorder on. START/STOP button Check the POWER switch is set to CAMERA.
  • Page 107: Specifications

    Indoors: greater than 49ft(15m) (straight line), Outdoors: about 16.4ft(5m) (straight line) • These technical specifications and design may be changed without notice. Systém Ø Ω Ω Ø ˚ ˚ ~ ˚ ˚ ~ ˚ ˚ ~ ˚ • • CZECH Ω Ω...
  • Page 108: Index

    - L - - V - - M - - W - - N - - O - - Z - CZECH - P - - Q - - R - - R - - T - - U -...
  • Page 109 ENGLISH THIS CAMCORDER IS MANUFACTURED BY: ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’ Internet Home Page 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 Italia http://www.samsung.it Spain http://www.samsung.es CZECH ELECTRONICS...

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