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ENGLISH
Digital Video Camcorder
VP-D300/D301(i)/D303(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.
D303D(i)/D305(i)/
D307(i)
Videocámara digital
VP-D300/D301(i)/D303(i)/
AF
CCD
LCD
Manual de instrucciones
Antes de emplear la cámara, lea
detenidamente este manual de instrucciones
ELECTRONICS
y consérvelo para consultas posteriores.
Este producto cumple con las normas
CEE 89/336, CEE 73/23 y CEE93/68.
ESPAÑOL
D303D(i)/D305(i)/
D307(i)
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  • Page 1 ENGLISH Digital Video Camcorder VP-D300/D301(i)/D303(i)/ D303D(i)/D305(i)/ D307(i) Auto Focus 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.
  • 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 Controlling Sound from the Speaker ... 35 Use of various Functions ... 36 Setting menu items ... 36 Set the camcorder to CAMERA or PLAYER mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only)... 37 Availability of functions in each mode ... 38 CLOCK SET ...
  • Page 4 ENGLISH Contents Searching for a PHOTO picture ... 67 NIGHT CAPTURE (0 lux recording) ...68 POWER NIGHT CAPTURE...69 Various Recording Techniques ... 70 Playback ... 71 Tape Playback ... 71 Playback on the LCD ... 71 Playback on a TV monitor ... 71 Connecting to a TV which has Audio/Video input jacks ...
  • Page 5 Inserting and ejecting the Memory Card ... 85 Structure of folders and files on the Memory Card ... 86 Image Format ... 86 Selecting the CAMCORDER mode ... 86 MEMORY FILE NUMBER ... 87 Selecting the image quality ... 88 Select the image quality ...
  • 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

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features • MULTI OSD LANGUAGE You can select the desired OSD Language among English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Dutch. • Digital data transfer function with IEEE1394 By incorporating the IEEE 1394 (i.LINK™ : i.LINK is a serial data transfer...
  • Page 12: Accessories Supplied With Camcorder

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Accessories Supplied with camcorder Make sure that the following basic accessories are supplied with your digital video camera. Basic Accessories 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 2. AC Power Adapter (AA-E8 TYPE) 3.
  • Page 13: Front & Left View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front & Left View 1. Lens 2. IR(Infrared) Light 3. Remote sensor 4. Internal MIC 1. Lens 5. Viewfinder (see page 33) 2. IR(Infrared) Light 6. EASY Q button 3. Remote sensor (see page 61) 4.
  • Page 14: Left Side View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Left Side View 1. Function buttons REC SEARCH FADE EASY S.SHOW 2. Speaker 3. PB ZOOM/MACRO 4. DISPLAY 5. Mode switch (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/ D307(i) only) 6. S-VIDEO jack 1. Function buttons PLAYER CAMERA EASY : (REW) REC SEARCH –...
  • Page 15: Right & Top View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Right & Top View 1. Zoom lever 2. PHOTO button 3. Focus adjustment knob 4. START/STOP button 5. Power switch 1. Zoom lever 6. NIGHT CAPTURE switch 2. PHOTO button 7. Slow shutter (see page 67) 8.
  • Page 16: Rear & Bottom View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear & Bottom View 1. LITHIUM Battery Holder 2. Charging indicator 1. LITHIUM Battery Holder 2. Charging indicator 3. Memory Card slot (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) 4. Battery Release 5. Tripod receptacle 6. TAPE EJECT Introducción a la videocámara Vistas posterior e inferior 3.
  • Page 17: Remote Control (vp-d301(i)/d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Remote control (VP-D301(i)/D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) 1. PHOTO 2. START/STOP 3. SELF TIMER 4. ZERO MEMORY 5. PHOTO SEARCH 6. A.DUB (FF) (REW) (PLAY) 10. Direction 1. PHOTO 10. Direction ( (see page 73) 2. START/STOP 11.
  • Page 18: Osd (on Screen Display In Camera And Player Modes)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in CAMERA and PLAYER modes) 1. Battery level (see page 26) 2. Easy mode (see pages 61) 3. DSE (Digital Special Effects) mode (see page 50) 4. Program AE (see page 44) 5.
  • Page 19: Osd (on Screen Display In M.rec And M.play Modes)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in M.REC/M.PLAY modes) (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) A. Folder number-file number (see page 86) B. Image counter - Current still image/Total number of recordable still images. C. CARD (MEMORY CARD) indicator D. Image recording and loading indicator E.
  • Page 20: Preparation

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

    PLAYER mode. To select the CAMCORDER mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) ✤ 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

    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. Preparación Utilización de la batería de ion de litio ✤...
  • Page 25: Table Of Continuous Recording Time Based On Model And Battery Type

    ENGLISH Preparation Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack Table of continuous recording time based on model and battery type. ✤ If you close the LCD screen, it switches off and the viewfinder switches on automatically. ✤ The continuous recording times given in the table above are approximations.
  • Page 26: Battery Level Display

    77°F(25°C). As the environmental temperature and conditions may differ when you actually use the camcorder, the remaining battery time may not be the same as the approximate continuous recording times given in these instructions.
  • Page 27: Inserting And Ejecting A Cassette

    ENGLISH Preparation Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette ✤ When inserting a tape or closing a cassette holder, do not apply excessive force. This may cause a malfunction. ✤ Do not use any tape other than Mini DV cassettes. 1. Connect a power source and slide the TAPE EJECT switch and open the cassette door.
  • Page 28: Basic Recording

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Making your First Recording 1. Connect a Power source to the camcorder. (see page 23) (A battery pack or a AC power adapter) Insert a cassette. (see page 27) 2. Remove the LENS CAP. 3. Set the power switch to the CAMERA position.
  • Page 29: Selecting The Osd Language

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Selecting the OSD LANGUAGE ✤ Select the appropriate OSD Language among English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Polish and Dutch. ✤ The Language Function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2.
  • 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

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Hints for Stable Image Recording While recording, it is very important to hold the camcorder correctly. Fix the LENS cap firmly by clipping it to the hand strap. (see page 22) Recording with the LCD monitor 1. Hold the camcorder firmly using the hand strap.
  • 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

    ENGLISH Basic Recording 8. Push the MENU SELECTOR again. You may select NORMAL or SUPER in the BRIGHT SELECT feature and push the MENU SELECTOR to save the setting. Use the MENU SELECTOR to adjust the value of BRIGHT ADJUST and COLOR ADJUST. You can set values for BRIGHT ADJUST between 00 ~ 35 and COLOUR ADJUST between 00 ~ 35.
  • 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) Grabación básica Reproducción en la pantalla LCD de una cinta grabada...
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Lcd During Play

    PLAYER mode. Take the following steps to lower the volume or mute the sound while playing a tape on the camcorder. 1. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. 2. Press (PLAY/STILL) to play the tape.
  • Page 36: Advanced Recording

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Use of various Functions Setting menu items FUNCTIONS SUB MENU CLOCK SET Setting the time WL. REMOTE ( Using the Remote Control BEEP SOUND ( Play Various Sound Effects SHUTTER SOUND (G) Sound Effect for the photo button LANGUAGE Selecting the OSD language DEMO...
  • Page 37: Set The Camcorder To Camera Or Player Mode And M.rec Or M.play Mode (vp-d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    TV DISPLAY Selecting OSD on/off of TV ( ✩ ) : This Function works on model VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only. Set the camcorder to CAMERA or PLAYER mode and M.REC or M.PLAY mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) 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

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Availability of functions in each mode Requested Digital functions Mode Operating PHOTO D.ZOOM Mode (TAPE) D.ZOOM ✕ ✕ PHOTO ✕ SLOW SHUTTER Digital Special Effects NIGHT CAPTURE O : The requested mode will work in this operating mode. ✕...
  • Page 39: Clock Set

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording CLOCK SET ✤ CLOCK setup works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. ✤ The DATE/TIME is automatically recorded onto a tape. Before recording, please set the DATE/TIME. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2.
  • Page 40: Wl. Remote (vp-d301(i)/d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    M.REC, M.PLAY modes. (M.REC, M.PLAY : VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) ✤ 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-d301i/d303i/d303di/d305i/d307i Only)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording BEEP SOUND (VP-D301i/D303i/D303Di/D305i/D307i only) ✤ The BEEP SOUND function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, M.PLAY modes. ✤ Use the MENU to setup the BEEP SOUND function. Select whether or not you want to hear a beep sound whenever you change a setup value.
  • Page 42: Shutter Sound (vp-d303i/d303di/d305i/d307i Only)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SOUND (VP-D303i/D303Di/D305i/D307i only) ✤ You can hear SHUTTER SOUND only when the PHOTO function is working. ✤ Determine whether or not you wish to hear a SHUTTER SOUND when using the DSC feature. 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD. 2.
  • 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

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G PROGRAM AE ✤ The PROGRAM AE function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ The PROGRAM AE mode allows you to adjust shutter speeds and apertures to suit different recording conditions. ✤ They give you creative control over the depth of field. I AUTO mode Auto balance between the subject and the background.
  • Page 45: Setting The Program Ae

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Setting the PROGRAM AE 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight CAMERA and push the MENU SELECTOR. 3. Select PROGRAM AE from the submenu. 4. Push the MENU SELECTOR to enter the submenu.
  • 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

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out ✤ Zooming is a recording technique that lets you change the size of the subject in a scene. For more professional looking recordings, do not use the zoom function too often. You can zoom using variable zoom speeds. ✤...
  • 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)

    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

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G DSE(Digital Special Effects) SELECT ✤ The DSE function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ The digital effects enable you to give a creative look to your recording by adding various special effects. ✤ Select the appropriate digital effect for the type of picture that you wish to record and the effect you wish to create.
  • 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-D301i/D303i/D303Di/D305i/D307i 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-D301i/D303i/D303Di/D305i/D307i 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

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording DATE/TIME ✤ The DATE/TIME function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC and M.PLAY modes. ✤ The date and time are automatically recorded on a special data area of the tape. 1. Press the MENU button. The menu list will appear. 2.
  • Page 56: Tv Display

    ON: The OSD appears in the LCD screen, 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

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Using Quick Menu(Navigation Menu) ✤ Quick menu is available only in CAMERA and M.REC mode. ✤ Quick menu is used to adjust camera functions by using the MENU SELECTOR. This feature is useful for when you want to make simple adjustments without having to access the menus and submenus.
  • Page 58: Setting The Quick Menu

    ) icon and 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)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SLOW SHUTTER (Low Shutter Speed) ✤ The SLOW SHUTTER function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ The shutter speed can be controlled, allowing you to record slow moving objects. 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 2.
  • 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. Grabación avanzada Modalidad SENCILLA (para principiantes) ✤...
  • 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)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording BLC (Back Light Compensation) ✤ BLC works in CAMERA/M.REC mode. ✤ Back lighting exists when the subject is darker than the background: The subject is in front of a window. The person to be recorded is wearing white or shiny clothes and is placed against a bright background;...
  • Page 64: Fade In And Out

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Fade In and Out ✤ The FADE function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ You can give your recordings 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.
  • Page 65: Audio Dubbing (vp-d301(i)/d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    3. Press the (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.
  • Page 66: Dubbed Audio Playback

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

    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 71: Playback

    TV or VCR. ✤ You may use the SCART adapter (optional). 2. Set the power switch on the camcorder to PLAYER mode. 3. Turn on the TV and set the TV/VIDEO selector on the TV to VIDEO.
  • Page 72: Connecting To A Tv Which Has No Audio And Video Input Jacks

    Playback Connecting to a TV which has no Audio and Video input jacks ✤ You can connect your camcorder to a TV through a VCR. 1. Connect the camcorder and VCR with the AUDIO/VIDEO cable. The yellow plug : Video...
  • Page 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) (vp-d301(i)/d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    ENGLISH Playback Frame advance (To play back frame by frame) (VP-D301(i)/D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) G Press the F.ADV button on the Remote Control while in Still mode. The F.ADV function works in still mode only. G To resume normal playback, press the (PLAY/STILL) button.
  • Page 75: Zero Memory (vp-d301(i)/d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    ENGLISH Playback ZERO MEMORY (VP-D301(i)/D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) ✤ The ZERO MEMORY function works in both CAMERA and PLAYER modes. ✤ You can mark a point on a tape that you want to return to following playback. 1. Press the ZERO MEMORY button on the remote control before the recording or during playback at the point you wish to return.
  • 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

    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. Reproducción Ampliación de imágenes (PB ZOOM) ✤ La función PB ZOOM sólo opera en la modalidad PLAYER.
  • Page 78: Recording In Player Mode (vp-d301i/d303i/d303di/d305i/d307i Only)

    (for example, more than double speed or slow playback), only gray image appears on the camcorder. If you want to see the camcorder picture with a TV, set AV IN/OUT menu to OUT. Grabación en la modalidad PLAYER (sólo modelos VP-D301i/D303i/D303Di/D305i/D307i)
  • 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 (vp-d301(i)/d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    ✤ 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, DVC Media 5.1, Windows Media Player 9.0, DirectX 9.0a) supplied with the camcorder. System Requirements CPU : Intel ®...
  • 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 (vp-d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) MEMORY STICK (Optional Accessory) ✤ The Memory Stick stores and manages still images recorded by the camera. Memory Stick Functions ✤ Recording still images and MPEG4 movie ✤ Viewing still images and MPEG4 movie Single Slide show (Still images only) ✤...
  • Page 85: Inserting And Ejecting The Memory Card

    El contenido del tarjeta de memoria se puede estropear o perder a causa de un uso incorrecto, de la electricidad estática o del ruido eléctrico. Guarde las imágenes importantes aparte. Samsung no se hace responsable de los datos perdidos a causa del uso incorrecto. ESPAÑOL...
  • 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

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) MEMORY FILE NUMBER ✤ File numbers will be given to images in order of recording when still images are stored in the Memory Card. ✤ MEMORY FILE NUMBERS may be set as follows: SERIES: When there are existing files, the new image will be named as the next number in the sequence.
  • Page 88: Selecting The Image Quality

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) Selecting the image quality ✤ You can select the quality of a still images to be recorded. Select the image quality 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD. 2. Set the power switch to the CAMERA mode.
  • Page 89: Recording Still Images To A Memory Card In M.rec Mode

    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. Modo de cámara fotográfica digital (sólo modelos VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i))
  • Page 90: Recording An Image From A Cassette As A Still Image

    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. Modo de cámara fotográfica digital (sólo modelos VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i)) Grabación de una imagen de un casete como imagen fija...
  • Page 91: Viewing Still Images

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) Viewing Still images ✤ You can playback and view still images recorded on the Memory Card. ✤ 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 92: To View The Multi Display

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) To view the Multi Display 1. Set the mode switch to Memory Card. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. The last recorded image appears. 3. To view six stored images on single screen, press the MULTI DISP.
  • 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 (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) 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. ✤...
  • Page 95: Protection From Accidental Erasure

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) Protection from accidental erasure ✤ You can protect important images from accidental erasure. If you execute FORMAT, all images including protected images will be erased. 1. Set the mode switch to Memory Card. 2.
  • Page 96: Deleting Still Images

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) Deleting Still images ✤ You can erase the still images recorded on the Memory Card. ✤ 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 97: Formatting The Memory Card

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

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode (VP-D303(i)/D303D(i)/D305(i)/D307(i) only) Selecting the moving picture sizes 1. Set the mode switch to Memory Card position. 2. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 3. Press the MENU button. 4. Move the MENU SELECTOR to highlight MEMORY. 5.
  • 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

    ENGLISH Maintenance 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. 1. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode.
  • Page 103: Using Your Camcorder Abroad

    ✤ Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following items. Power sources You can use your camcorder in any country or area with the supplied AC Power Adapter within 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug Adapter, if necessary, depending on the design of the local wall outlet.
  • Page 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 (vp-d303(i)/d303d(i)/d305(i)/d307(i) Only)

    Memory Card. PROTECT! Cancel the protect of image. Format a Memory Card or READ ERROR! insert Memory Card recorded on this camcorder. WRITE ERROR! Format a Memory Card or change to a new Memory Card. Format a Memory Card. FORMATTED!
  • 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. Check the POWER switch is set to CAMERA.
  • Page 107: Specifications

    Tamaño/número de puntos 2,5 pulgadas 123.000, (sólo el modelo VP-D307(i) : 200.000) Método de la pantalla LCD LCD TFT Visor LCD en color, 0,24” (VP-D300 : LCD en B/N 0,24”) Conectores Salida de vídeo 1Vp-p (75Ω) Salida de S-Video Y: 1Vp-p, 75Ω, C: 0, 286Vp-p, 75Ω...
  • Page 108: Index

    ENGLISH INDEX - A - Accessories ... 12 Memory Card ... 85 Memory Stick ... 84 AF/MF ... 62 MPEG RECORDING ... 98 Audio dubbing ... 65 MPEG SIZE ... 99 AUDIO MODE ... 53 AV IN/OUT ... 78 - B - OSD ...
  • Page 109 En el caso de estar manipulada, perderá la validez de la misma. 2. Las obligaciones de SAMSUNG se limitan a la reparación del aparato, cambiar la parte defectuosa o cambio del aparato según su criterio.
  • Page 110 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 VIDEOCÁMARA FABRICADA POR: ELECTRONICS *Página Web en Internet de Samsung Electronics 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...

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