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  • Page 1: User Manual

    Digital Video Camcorder user manual imagine the possibilities Thank you for purchasing this Samsung product. To receive more complete service, please register your product at www.samsung.com/global/register SC-D381 SC-D382 SC-D383 SC-D385 數位視訊攝 錄放影機 使用者手冊 想像可能 。 感謝您購買Samsung 產品 要獲得更為全面的服務、 請透過以下網站註冊產品 www.samsung.com/global/register...
  • Page 2 Tape Photo Recording on a Tape the type of scene/action to be filmed. Tape photo recording makes it possible to record a photo image on a tape. High Power Zoom Lens Power Zoom lens allows users to 680K pixel CCD magnify the subject clearly up to 34x.
  • Page 3: Safety Warnings

    Means hints or referential pages that may be helpful when operating the camcorder. These warning signs are here to prevent injury to you and others. Please follow them explicitly. After reading this section, keep it in a safe place for future reference. precautions Warning! •...
  • Page 4 To ensure normal recording and a clear picture, clean the video heads regularly.If a square block-shape distorts playback, or only a blue screen is displayed, the video heads may be dirty. If this happens, clean the video heads with a dry type cleaning cassette.
  • Page 5 • Do not leave the camcorder exposed to high temperatures NOTES REGARDING CAMCORDER (above 60 °C or 140 °F). For example, in a parked car in the sun or exposed to direct sunlight. • Do not leave the camcorder exposed to high temperatures •...
  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    10 Rear & bottom view 11 Using the remote control (SC-D382/D385 only) PREPARATION 12 Using the hand strap & lens cover 13 Installing the button-type battery 14 Using the battery pack 17 Connecting a power source 18 Basic miniDV camcorder operation...
  • Page 7 DISPLAY MENU 31 Adjusting the LCD screen (LCD Bright/LCD Color) SETTING 32 Displaying the date/time (Date/Time) 33 Setting the tv display (TV display) 34 Inserting / ejecting a cassette BASIC RECORDING 34 Various recording techniques 35 Making your first recording 36 Recording with ease for beginners (EASY.Q mode)
  • Page 8 Recording a photo image on a tape -tape photo recording Searching for a photo image on a tape (Photo Search) Playing back a tape on the LCD screen PLAYBACK Various functions while in Play er mode Audio dubbing (SC-D382/D385 only)
  • Page 9: Camcorder

    Recording moving images (MPEG) on a memory card Playing the moving images (MPEG) on a memory card (M.Play select) Recording an image from a tape as a photo image Copying a photo image from a tape to a memory card (Photo Copy)
  • Page 10: What Is Included With Your Minidv Camcorder

    WHAT IS INCLUDED WITH YOUR MINIDV CAMCORDER Your new Digital Video camcorder comes with the following accessories. If any of these items is missing from your box, call Samsung’s Customer Care Center. The exact appearance of each item may vary by model.
  • Page 11: Front & Left View

    Light (SC-D382/D383/D385 only) OPEN switch EASY Q button ➥page 36 Display ( ) button TFT LCD screen Internal microphone Be careful not to cover the internal microphone and lens during recording. CAUTION 07_ English 正視圖和左視圖 O P E N 鏡頭...
  • Page 12: Left Side View

    08_ English 了解您的 miniDV 攝錄放影機 左視圖 CARD B A T (SC-D383/D385 only) MENU 按鈕 Joystick ( / /  / / 選擇 ), (W/T) ➥ 第 23 頁 錄製開始 / 停止按鈕 插孔蓋(AV/DV 插孔) 內置喇叭 選擇 (CARD-TAPE) 開關(僅適用於 SC-D383/D385) 電池組 電池釋放閂 (BATT.) 開關...
  • Page 13: Right & Top View

    RIGHT & TOP VIEW Zoom(W/T) / Volume (VOL) lever PHOTO button ➥page 60,76 Recording start/stop button POWER switch Jack cover (DC IN, USB (SC-D383/D385 only) jack) Cassette compartment cover Hand strap 09_ English 右視圖和頂視圖 P O W C H G 縮放...
  • Page 14: Rear & Bottom View

    AV jack MODE button Mode indicator (Camera Player DC IN Jack DV (IEEE1394) jack Charging (CHG) indicator USB jack (SC-D383/D385 only) Memory card slot (SC-D383/D385 only) Tripod receptacle Jacks Usable Memory Cards (2GB Max) SC-D383/ D385 DC IN SC-D381/ D382...
  • Page 15: Using The Remote Control (Sc-D382/D385 Only)

    DATE/TIME button (SLOW) button (PAUSE) button (STOP) button F. ADV button ➥page 64 The buttons on the remote control function the same as those on the miniDV camcorder. 11_ English 使用遙控器(僅適用於SC-D382/D385) 遙控器上的按鈕與 miniDV 攝錄放影機上的按鈕功能相同。 PHOTO 按鈕 ➥ 第 60,76 頁...
  • Page 16: Preparation

    This section provides information on using this miniDV camcorder: such as how to use the provided accessories, how to charge the battery, how to set up the operation and screen indicators in each mode. USING THE HAND STRAP & LENS COVER It is very important to ensure that the hand strap has been correctly adjusted before you begin your recording.
  • Page 17: Installing The Button-Type Battery

    There is a danger of explosion if button-type battery is incorrectly replaced. Replace only with the same or equivalent type. • Do not pick up the battery using tweezers or other metal tools. This will cause a short circuit. •...
  • Page 18: Using The Battery Pack

    USING THE BATTERY PACK • Use the IA-BP80W battery pack only. • The battery pack may be charged a little at the time of purchase. • Be sure to charge the battery pack before you start using your miniDV camcorder.
  • Page 19 The recording time shortens dramatically in a cold environment. The continuous recording times in the operating instructions are measured using a fully charged battery pack at 25 °C (77 °F). As the environmental temperature and conditions vary, the remaining battery time may differ from the approximate continuous recording times given in the instructions.
  • Page 20 The life and capacity of the battery pack will be reduced if it is used in temperatures below 0 °C (32 °F) or left in temperatures above 40 °C (104 °F) for a long period of time, even when it is fully recharged.
  • Page 21: Connecting A Power Source

    1. Slide the POWER switch downwards to turn off the power. 2. Open the jack cover and connect the AC power adaptor to the DC IN jack. 3. Connect the AC power adaptor to a wall socket. •...
  • Page 22: Basic Minidv Camcorder Operation

    BASIC MINIDV CAMCORDER OPERATION Turning the miniDV camcorder on and off You can turn the camcorder on or off by sliding the POWER switch downward. • Slide the POWER switch repeatedly to toggle the power on or off. Setting the operating modes •...
  • Page 23: Screen Indicators In Camera/Player Modes

    消除風聲 * ➥ 第 45 頁 淡化 ➥ 第 41 頁 / 遙控器 ➥ 第 25 頁 ( 僅適用於 SC-D382/D385) USB * ➥ 第 96 頁 ( 僅適用於 SC-D383/D385 ) 彩色夜景 * ➥ 第 58 頁 逼真立體聲 ➥ 第 46 頁...
  • Page 24: Screen Indicators In M.cam/M.player Modes (Sc-D383/D385 Only)

    Print Mark ➥page 87 • OSD indicators shown here are based on model SC-D385. • The above screen is an example; it is different from the actual display. • The OSD indicators are based on memory capacity of 2GB (SC-D383/D385 only).
  • Page 25: Using The Display ( )Button

    USING THE DISPLAY ( ) BUTTON You can switch between the on-screen information display modes: Press the Display ( ) button. Switching the information display mode You can switch between the on-screen information display modes: Press the Display ( ) button.
  • Page 26: Using The Joystick

    USING THE JOYSTICK Used for playback, pausing, fast forwarding, and rewinding. Also used as directional buttons (up, down, left, right) and to make a selection when selecting movie, photo images or menus. 1. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼ up or down.
  • Page 27: Handling Quick Menus With The Joystick 起始設定:系統選

    Joystick ▲ Status Camera Exposure Focus Mode STOP PLAY STOP Player PAUSE STOP Mode STOP STOP Quick Menu In M.Cam / M.Player modes (SC-D383/D385 only) Input ▼ Joystick ▲ Status M.Cam Exposure Focus Mode STOP Thumbnail M.Player PLAY STOP Mode...
  • Page 28 : system menu setting SETTING THE CLOCK (CLOCK SET) • Clock setup works in Camera / Player / M.Cam / M.Player modes. ➥page 18 • Set the date and time when using this camcorder for the fi rst time.
  • Page 29 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "System", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick ()to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Remote", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 30: Setting The Beep Sound

    3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "System", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick ()to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Beep Sound", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 31 2. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 3. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "System", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick ()to the right. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Shutter Sound", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 32 / Suomi / Türkçe / Norwegian / Suomi / Türkçe / Norwegian / Danish / Czech / Slovakia 6. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select the desired OSD language, then press the Joystick. • The OSD language is refreshed in the selected language.
  • Page 33 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "System", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick ()to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Demonstration", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 34: Initial Setting : Display Menu Setting

    Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Guideline", then press the Joystick. 6. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select the guideline display type, then press the Joystick. On-screen...
  • Page 35 ADJUSTING THE LCD SCREEN (LCD BRIGHT/LCD COLOR) • Adjusting the LCD screen works in Camera / Player / M.Cam / M.Player modes. ➥page 18 • Your camcorder is equipped with a 2.7 inch wide color Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) screen, which enables you to view what you are recording or playing back directly.
  • Page 36: Initial Setting:display Menu Setting

    Joystick ()to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Date/Time", then press the Joystick. 6. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select the date/time display type, then press the Joystick. •...
  • Page 37 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Display", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "TV Display", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 38: Basic Recording

    INSERTING / EJECTING A CASSETTE • When inserting a tape or closing the cassette compartment, do not apply excessive force, as it may cause a malfunction. • Do not use any tape other than DV cassettes. Do not use any tape other than DV cassettes.
  • Page 39 (A battery pack or a AC power adapter) ➥page 14,17 • Insert a cassette. ➥page 34 • If you want to record on a memory card, insert the memory card. (SC-D383/D385 only) ➥page 72 2. Remove the lens cover. 3. Slide the POWER switch downwards to turn on the power.
  • Page 40 RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS (EASY Q MODE) • The EASY Q function works only in Camera mode. ➥page 18 • With the EASY Q function, most of the miniDV camcorder settings With the EASY Q function, most of the miniDV camcorder settings are automatically adjusted, which frees you from making detailed adjustments.
  • Page 41 The farther you slide the Zoom lever, the quicker the zoom action. • Be sure to keep your finger on the Zoom lever. If you move your finger off the Zoom lever, the operation sound of the Zoom lever may be also recorded.
  • Page 42: Zero Memory

    The zero memory function works in both Camera and Player modes. ➥page 18 • You can mark a point on a tape that you want to return to following playback. 1. Set the Select switch to TAPE. (SC-D385 only) 2. Press the MODE button to set Camera ( Player ( 3.
  • Page 43: Self Timer

    ) 指示器會顯示。 • 自拍計時器將從 10 開始倒數。同時、錄製指示 器閃爍時伴有嗶聲。 • 在進入倒計時的最後一秒時、會自動開始錄製。 • 若您要在錄製前取消自拍計時器功能、請按下 SELF TIMER 按鈕。 • 請勿在遙控器或 miniDV 攝錄放影機之間擺 放障礙物以免阻隔遙控器感應窗。 • 遙控器範圍介於 4 至 5 公尺 (13 至 17 英呎) 。 • 有效的遙控器角度介於中線左 / 右 30 度。 • 建議在自錄製時使用三腳架(未提供) 。 臺灣 _39...
  • Page 44 • The Rec Search function works only in Camera mode. ➥page 18 • Used to review previously recorded images or to fi nd a point to record a new image in the STBY mode. Record Search (Joystick) 1. Set the Select switch to TAPE.
  • Page 45 • You can give your recording 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. To Start Recording 1. Set the Select switch to TAPE.
  • Page 46 The Auto Focus/Manual Focus function works in both Camera and M.Cam modes. ➥page 18 • In most situations, it is better to use the automatic focus feature, as it enables you to concentrate on the creative side of your recording. •...
  • Page 47 If you manually change the shutter speed and the exposure value when program AE 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 and auto exposure settings when you change to the EASY.Q mode.
  • Page 48: Advanced Recording

    5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Rec Mode"or "Audio Mode", then press the Joystick. 6. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select the desired record mode or audio mode, then press the Joystick.
  • Page 49 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Record", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "WindCut Plus", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 50 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Record", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Real Stereo", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 51 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Camera", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Program AE", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 52 • The Program AE function will not operate in EASY.Q mode. • The Program AE cannot be set when the Shutter Speed or the Exposure is set to manual. 48_ English 進階錄製 設定程式自動曝光(PROGRAM AE) On-screen 設定...
  • Page 53: White Balance

    3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Camera", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "White Balance", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 54 • The indicator ( ) and the message "Set white balance" are displayed. 2. Frame a white object such as a piece of paper so that it fi lls the screen. Use an object that is not transparent. • If the object that fi lls the screen is not focused, correct the focus using "Manual Focus"...
  • Page 55: Visual Effect

    3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Camera", then press the Joystick or move the Joystick () to the right. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Visual Effect", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 56 • "Mirror" mode is not available in the "16:9 Wide" mode. Release the 16:9 Wide mode first to set Mirror mode. ➥ page 53 • Visual Effect modes are not available while EASY.Q is in use.
  • Page 57 SETTING ThE 16:9 WIDE MODE (16:9 WIDE) • The 16:9 wide function works only in Camera mode. • Recordings in 16:9 wide will play back naturally only when the TV supports 16:9 aspect ratio. • This product is set to 16:9 wide by the factory default.
  • Page 58 (▲ / ▼ up or down to select "On", then press the Joystick. • If you do not want to use the Macro function, set the "Macro" menu to "Off". 7. To exit, press the MENU button. • Tele Macro ( ) indicator is displayed.
  • Page 59: Set The Select Switch To Tape

    6. To activate the DIS function, move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "On", then press the Joystick. • If you do not want to use the DIS function, set the "DIS" menu to "Off". 7. To exit, press the MENU button.
  • Page 60: Move The Joystick (▲ / ▼ )

    "BLC" menu to "Off". 7. To exit, press the MENU button. • BLC ( ) indicator will be displayed. This function will be set to "Off" in the EASY Q mode. 56_ English 進階錄製 使用背光補償模式 (BLC) <BLC Off>...
  • Page 61: Digital Zoom

    Maximum Digital Zoom works only in Camera mode. ➥page 18 • You can select the maximum zoom level in case you want to zoom to a level greater than 34x (the default setting) during recording. Up to 34x zoom is performed optically, and after that, up to 1200x zoom is performed digitally.
  • Page 62: To Exit, Press The Menu Button

    C.Nite function works only in Camera mode. • You can take a shot of an object in slow motion by controlling the You can take a shot of an object in slow motion by controlling the shutter speed, or a brighter image in dark places without compromising colors.
  • Page 63: 向上或向下移動 Joystick

    • Do not use near fl ammable or explosive materials. The range of the light is limited. (up to 2m (6.6ft)) 59_ English 使用燈 (LIGhT)(僅適用於 SC-D382/D383/D385) • 燈光功能可在 Camera 和 M.Cam 模式下操作。...
  • Page 64: Tape Photo Recording

    18 ➥ • You can record a photo image on a tape. The photo You can record a photo image on a tape. The photo image is recorded on a tape for about 6~7 second. This function is useful when you want to record an image such as a photograph on a tape.
  • Page 65: Photo Search

    5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Photo Search", then press the Joystick. • will flicker on the LCD screen. 6. Move the Joystick ( / ) left or right to search the tape photo image. • The photo search process appears while you are searching.
  • Page 66 PLAYING BACK A TAPE ON ThE LCD SCREEN • The playback function and speaker works only in Player mode. ➥page 18 • You can monitor the playback picture on the LCD screen. You can monitor the playback picture on the LCD screen.
  • Page 67 The F.ADV (Frame advance), X2 and SLOW buttons are located on the remote control only. (SC-D382/D385 only) • To prevent tape and head-drum wear, your camcorder will automatically stop if it is left in pause or slow modes for more than 3 minutes. Playback/Pause •...
  • Page 68 Frame Advance (To play back frame by frame) (SC-D382/D385 only) • Press the F.ADV button on the remote control while in pause mode. - Video sequence advances frame by frame each time you press the F.ADV button or ❙❙...
  • Page 69 • Audio dubbing ( ) indicator is displayed. • The camcorder is ready for dubbing. 6. Press the (PLAY) button (on the remote control) or Joystick to start dubbing. • Press the (STOP) button (on the remote control) or move ■...
  • Page 70 1. Set the Select switch to TAPE. (SC-D383/D385 only) 2. Press the MODE button to set Player ( 3. Insert the dubbed tape and press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "Tape", then press the Joystick or move the...
  • Page 71: Audio Effect

    2. 按下 MODE 按鈕以設定 Player ( Sound[1] Audio Select � Audio Effect � 3. 放入錄製的錄影帶並按 MENU 按鈕。 4. 向上或向下移動 Joystick ( ▲ / ▼ ) 以選擇 "Tape"、 Move Select MENU Exit 5. 向上或向下移動 Joystick ( ▲ / ▼ ) 以選擇 "Audio Player Mode...
  • Page 72 2. Set the Select switch to TAPE. (SC-D383/D385 only) 3. Press the MODE button to set Player ( 4. Turn on the TV and set the TV/VIDEO selector on the TV to Video. • Refer to the TV user’s manual. 5. Play the tape.
  • Page 73 2. Insert the tape you wish to play back. 3. Set the Select switch to TAPE. (SC-D383/D385 only) 4. Press the MODE button to set Player ( 5. Move the Joystick (/) left or right, fi nd the fi rst position you wish to play back. 6. Press the Joystick.
  • Page 74 • The red jack: Audio(R) 6. Press the Record button on your VCR to start recording. 7. Play the tape on your camcorder. Please refer to page 69 to see how to play a tape. • if you do not want to copy the screen display, set the "TV Display"...
  • Page 75 The Voice+ function works only in Player mode. ➥ page 18 • When you want to play back or record a tape-recorded movie on other AV device, you can transfer the voice sound incoming from the internal microphone of your camcorder, instead of the audio signals on a prerecorded tape.
  • Page 76: Digital Still Camera Mode

    1. Open the memory card cover. 2. Slightly push the memory card inwards to pop it out. 3. Pull the memory card out of the slot and close the memory card cover. * 1GB = 1,000,000,000 bytes; actual formatted capacity may be less as the internal fi rmware uses a portion of the memory.
  • Page 77 The folder and fi le structure for the memory card is as follows: • Do not arbitrarily change or remove the folder or fi le name. It may not be playable. • The fi le naming follows DCF (Design rule for Camera File System).
  • Page 78 • The picture size is 720X480. ➥page 82 • Up to 99 files are created in one folder. New folder is created when more than 99 files are created. • You may modify the name of a file/folder stored in the memory card) using a PC.
  • Page 79 When you set "File No." to "Series", each fi le is assigned with a different number so as to avoid duplicating fi le names. It is convenient when you want to manage your fi les on a PC. 75_ English 設定檔案編號...
  • Page 80 (SC-D383/D385 only) TAKING A PhOTO IMAGE (JPEG) ON ThE MEMORY CARD • You may take photo images while in M.Cam mode and store the images on the memory card. ➥ • You can take photo images using the remote control.
  • Page 81 To display the next six images, press and hold the Joystick ( ) button for about 3 seconds. • Move the Joystick ( / / / ) to search for the desired photo image. To return to single playback mode, press the Joystick again.
  • Page 82: Protection From Accidental Erasure

    • If there are no recorded images on the memory card, "no image!" is displayed. 3. Move the Joystick ( / ) left or right, search for the photo image that you want to protect. 4. Press the menu button.
  • Page 83: Deleting Photo Images And Moving Images

    1. Move up the Joystick (▲) to select "Delete ( • A message "Do you want to delete?" is displayed. 2. Move the Joystick ( / ) left or right to select "Yes" or "no", then press the Joystick. 79_ English 刪除相片影像和動態影像...
  • Page 84 • If there are no recorded images on the memory card, "No image!" is displayed. 3. Move the Joystick ( / ) left or right, search for the photo image that you want to delete. 4. Press the MENU button.
  • Page 85 3. Press the menu button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "memory", then press the Joystick. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "format", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 86 ➥ • You can record moving images with audio on a memory card. • The screen format of the moving image to be recorded is 720X480. Saving moving images onto a Memory Card 1. Set the Select switch to CARD.
  • Page 87 RECORDING MOVING IMAGES (MPEG) ON A MEMORY CARD • Up tp 2000 MPEG files can be stored on a memory card. • MPEG files (moving images) can be recorded up to 2 GB per a moving file. • Before using the recording a moving image function, check whether the memory card is inserted into the camcorder.
  • Page 88 You can play the moving images on a memory card. • The playback picture will be of higher quality if it is viewed on a PC rather than on a TV. 1. Set the select switch to Card. 2. Press the Mode button to set Player ( 3.
  • Page 89 This function works only in Player mode. page 18 ➥ • Your camcorder can read moving image data recorded on a tape, and record it as a photo image on a memory card. Before operation Insert a recorded tape and a memory card into your camcorder.
  • Page 90 • Copy stops when the cassette is fi nished or memory card is full. 8. Switch to the M.Player mode before you can see the photo image. page 77 ➥ • The last photo image of the tape-recorded will be displayed.
  • Page 91: Print Mark

    To remove all Print Marks, select "all off". To remove an individual file’s Print Mark, select the file and set "this file" to "000". • If the Print Mark is set to "this file", you can set the number of copies from "000" to "999". •...
  • Page 92 4. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "System", then press the Joystick. 6. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "USB Connect", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 93 The Date/Time Imprint option may not be supported by all printers. Check with your printer manufacturer. The "Date/Time" menu cannot be setup if the printer does not support this option. The PictBridge TM is a registered trademark of CIPA (Camera •...
  • Page 94: Ieee 1394 Data Transfer

    Connecting to a PC • If you want to transmit data to a PC, you must install an IEEE 1394 add-on card into the PC. (not supplied) • The frame rate for moving images is dependent on the capacity of the PC.
  • Page 95 • Moving image software is commercially available. • Most DV enabled PCs have a 6 pin jack. In this case, a 6pin/4pin cable is required for the connection. • Most DV enabled notebooks and Laptops have a 4 pin socket.
  • Page 96: Usb Interface

    The camcorder supports both USB 1.1 and 2.0 standards. (Depends on the PC specification) • You can transfer a recorded file on a Memory Card to your PC via a USB connection. • If you transfer data to a PC, you need to install the software (DV Driver, Video Codec, DirectX 9.0) supplied with the Camcorder.
  • Page 97 • If you connect the USB cable to a PC using a USB HUB or with other devices at the same time, it may cause conflict and may not work properly. If this occurs, remove all other USB devices and try the connection again.
  • Page 98 3. Press the MENU button. • The menu list will appear. 4. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "System", then press the Joystick. 5. Move the Joystick (▲ / ▼) up or down to select "USB Connect", then press the Joystick.
  • Page 99 Insert the provided CD into the CD-ROM drive. - The setup screen appears automatically soon after the CD was insert- ed. If the setup screen does not appear, click on "Start" on the bottom left corner and select "Run" to display a dialog. Type "D:\autorun.exe"...
  • Page 100 2. Press the MODE button to set Camera ( ) or Player ( 3. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB jack on the camcorder and the other end to the USB jack on your computer. 4. To verify whether the removable disk has been properly recognized, open Windows Explorer and locate the removable disk.
  • Page 101 1. Set the Select switch to TAPE. 2. Press the MODE button to set Camera ( 3. 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 102 4. Disconnect the power source or remove the battery pack. • Open the LCD panel of the camcorder and slide down the BATT. Release switch, on the left side of the body, to Release switch, on the left side of the body, to remove the battery with a click.
  • Page 103 CLEANING AND MAINTAINING ThE CAMCORDER Cleaning the Video heads • To ensure normal recording and clear pictures, clean the video heads when the playback pictures display square block-shaped noise or distortion, or a blue screen appears. • This function works only in Player mode.
  • Page 104 On TV color systems Your camcorder is an NTSC-system-based camcorder. If you want to view your recordings on a TV or to copy it to an external device, it must be an NTSC-system-based TV or an external device and have the appropriate Audio/Video jacks.
  • Page 105: 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... Blinking The battery pack is almost slow Change to a charged one.
  • Page 106: Moisture Condensation

    In this condition, the tape may stick to the head drum and be damaged or the unit may not operate correctly.To prevent possible damage under these circumstances, the camcorder is fitted with a moisture sensor.
  • Page 107: Setting Menu Items

    Mode Program AE Selecting the Program AE ✔ Function White Setting the White Balance ✔ Balance Visual Setting the Digital special effect ✔ Effect 16:9 Wide Setting the 16:9 Wide Function ✔ Macro Setting the Macro Function ✔ Camera Selecting the Digital Image ✔...
  • Page 108 • Illustrations of model SC-D385 are used in this user manual. • The displays in this user manual may not be exactly the same as those you see on the LCD screen. • Designs and specifications of the camcorder and other accessories are subject to change without any notice.
  • Page 109: Specifications

    Omni-directional stereo microphone Remote control Indoors: greater than 49ft (15m) (straight line) (SC-D382/D385 only) Outdoors: about 16.4ft (5m) (straight line) - The technical specifications and design may be changed without notice. 105_ English 規格 機型名稱:SC-D381/ SC-D382 / SC-D383/ SC-D385 系統...
  • Page 110 COLOMBIA 01-8000112112 BELGIUM 0032 (0)2 201 24 18 844 000 844 CZECH REPUBLIC Distributor pro Českou republiku :Samsung Zrt., česka organizační složka Vyskočilova 4, 14000 Praha 4 DENMARK 70 70 19 70 FINLAND 030-6227 515 FRANCE 3260 SAMSUNG (€ 0,15/Min), 08 25 08 65 65 (€ 0,15/Min) GERMANY 01805 - SAMSUNG(726-7864 €...
  • Page 111 RohS compliant Our product complies with “The Restriction of the Use of Certain Hazardous Substances in electrical And electronic equipment”, and we do not use the 6 hazardous materials- Cadmium(Cd), Lead (Pb), Mercury (Hg), Hexavalent Chromium (Cr +6), Poly Brominated Biphenyls (PBBs), Poly Brominated Diphenyl Ethers(PBDEs)- in our products.

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