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Sanyo Xacti VPC-HD2000 Quick Manual

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QUICK GUIDE
Dual Camera
Important note
This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-HD2000EX,
VPC-HD2000 and VPC-HD2000GX.
Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as
such.
Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera.
Make sure to read and understand the separate booklet "SAFETY MANUAL".
Keep this manual in a safe place for later reference.

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  • Page 1: Quick Guide

    QUICK GUIDE Dual Camera Important note This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-HD2000EX, VPC-HD2000 and VPC-HD2000GX. Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as such. Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera. Make sure to read and understand the separate booklet “SAFETY MANUAL”.

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS This book explains the basic operation of your camera. For a detailed explanation, please see the Instruction Manual that accompanied your camera. ABOUT THIS MANUAL ... 2 PARTS NAMES ... 3 INSTALLING THE CARD ... 5 CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK ... 6 TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF ...

  • Page 3: About This Manual

    The installation window soon appears. h If the installation window does not appear, double-click on the [Sanyo DSC (D:)] icon in the My Computer window, and double-click on [Autorun.exe] in the [Sanyo DSC (D:)] window. * The drive name (D:) may be different on your computer.

  • Page 4: Parts Names

    PARTS NAMES Camera Front Flash i Extends when the flash button [?] is pressed. Shoe cover Strap holder Flash button [?] Battery cover lock Battery cover Mic/headphones teminal cover [MIC/ Flash unit Lens Remote control sensor Monitor unit Stereo microphone...

  • Page 5

    Rear Speaker Monitor SIMPLE/NORMAL switch ON/OFF button Bottom Zoom switch Multi-indicator PHOTO VIEW button REC/PLAY switch ] button ] button MENU button SET button Card slot cover DC IN terminal cover Docking station terminal Tripod stand hole...

  • Page 6: Installing The Card

    INSTALLING THE CARD Open the card slot cover, and insert the card in the card slot. Insert the card all the way in. h Firmly insert the card until it clicks into place. Close the card slot cover. <To remove the card...> h To remove the card, press it in, and then release.

  • Page 7: Charging The Battery Pack

    CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK While pressing the battery cover lock, slide it (1), and pull out the battery cover toward the bottom of the camera (2). h The battery cover comes off. Insert the battery pack. h Take care that it is positioned correctly. Battery pack Battery cover lock...

  • Page 8

    CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK Replace the battery cover. <To remove the battery pack...> h Raise the edge of the battery pack to remove it. Close the camera’s monitor unit, and set the camera in the docking station. h Set the camera securely, making sure that the camera is correctly oriented in relation to the terminal contacts in the...

  • Page 9: Turning The Camera On And Off

    TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND Turning on the camera Set the REC/PLAY switch. To shoot pictures: Set to REC. To play back images: Set to PLAY. Open the monitor unit. Press the ON/OFF button for at least 1 second. h The camera turns on. h If the date and time have not been set, the screen to set the date and time is shown...

  • Page 10: Date And Time Setting

    DATE AND TIME SETTING The camera will record the date and time an image or audio recording is taken so that you can display them during playback. Therefore, before capturing images, make sure the correct date and time are set. Example: To set the clock to 7:30 p.m.

  • Page 11

    Set the clock. 1 Select “TIME”. 2 Press the SET button. h The Set Time Screen appears. 3 Set the time to “19:30”. h The time is set in the following order: Set the hour → Set the minute. h A 24-hour clock is used for the time display. 4 Press the SET button.

  • Page 12: Switching Between The Recording Mode And Playback Mode

    SWITCHING BETWEEN THE RECORDING MODE AND PLAYBACK MODE Switch between the recording mode (for recording) and the playback mode (for viewing your recorded images). Turn on the camera (page 8). Set the REC/PLAY switch to the desired mode. For recording: Set it to REC.

  • Page 13: Simple Mode/normal Mode

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Switching between the SIMPLE and NORMAL modes Use the SIMPLE/NORMAL switch, located next to the monitor, to switch between the SIMPLE and NORMAL modes. Set the SIMPLE/NORMAL switch to the desired mode. SIMPLE mode: Set it to SIMPLE. NORMAL mode: Set it to NORMAL.

  • Page 14

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Accessing/exiting the SIMPLE/NORMAL Mode Menu Screen Set the camera to the recording or playback mode. h Use the REC/PLAY switch to select the recording mode or playback mode. To access the Recording Menu: Set the switch to REC. To access the Playback Menu: Set the switch to PLAY.

  • Page 15

    Press the MENU button. h The Menu Screen for the mode you selected in steps 1 and 2 appears on the monitor. Display the SIMPLE Mode Setting Menu → go to page 15, step 4. Display the NORMAL Mode Setting Menu → go to page 16, step 4. h To cancel the Menu Screen, press the MENU button.

  • Page 16

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE To access the SIMPLE Mode Setting Menu Screen Toggle the SET button up or down to select the item you wish to change, and press the SET button. h The Setting Screen for the selected item appears. Select an item to change Description of selected item Select video clip...

  • Page 17

    To access a NORMAL Mode Setting Menu Toggle the SET button up or down to select a tab. h The Menu Screen for the selected tab appears. Toggle the SET button to the right. RECORDING MENU VIDEO PHOTO SCENE SELECT FILTER FLASH SELF-TIMER...

  • Page 18

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Toggle the SET button up or down to select the item you wish to change, and press the SET button. h The Setting Screen for the selected item appears. h To return to the Menu Screen, press the MENU button. Select an item to change RECORDING MENU VIDEO...

  • Page 19

    HINT About the applicable mode indicator i This indicator shows the shooting mode(s) for which the selected setting is effective. : This setting is effective during still image shooting. : This setting is effective during video clip recording. : This setting is effective during still image shooting and video clip recording.

  • Page 20: Video Clip Recording

    VIDEO CLIP RECORDING Turn on the camera (page 8), and set it to the recording mode (page 11). Press the [ ] button. h Recording begins. h It is not necessary to keep the [ ] button pressed while recording. h If you press the [ button while recording, you can capture a still...

  • Page 21: Shooting Single Shots

    SHOOTING SINGLE SHOTS Capture a still image (single-shot). Turn on the camera (page 8), and set it to the recording mode (page 11). Press the [ ] button. 1 Press the [ ] button halfway. h The autofocus operates, and the image is focused (focus lock).

  • Page 22: Using The Flash

    SHOOTING SINGLE SHOTS Using the flash Press the m button to open the flash unit. h The flash unit opens. Display the SIMPLE Mode Recording Menu (page 13), select the flash setting, and press the SET button. h The screen to select the flash operation appears. 9: The camera detects the subject brightness and uses the flash only when necessary.

  • Page 23: Playing Back Video Clips And Still Images

    PLAYING BACK VIDEO CLIPS AND STILL IMAGES Set the REC/PLAY switch to PLAY. Select the image to play back. h Toggle the SET button left, right, up or down to move the orange frame to the file you wish to play back. h The image information for the framed image is shown at the bottom of the screen.

  • Page 24: Video Clip Playback Operation

    PLAYING BACK VIDEO CLIPS AND STILL IMAGES Video clip playback operation To do this... Normal forward playback Stop playback Pause To play back During forward one image playback at a time During reverse (single- playback frame step) During forward playback Slow playback During reverse...

  • Page 25

    HINT If the a appears on the playback Screen... i The a icon appears when playing back a file that was saved in segments. Although playback of these multiple files is continuous, there is a slight pause at the point where the files are joined. Playing back a slideshow You can play back files in succession with the “slideshow playback”...

  • Page 26: Using The Xacti Library

    USING THE Xacti Library Copy files Turn on the power to the devices in the following order: camera → hard disk → TV. h If your hard disk is one that can turn ON/OFF automatically, it will do so when the camera is turned ON/OFF. h The Playback Screen for the last roll that was copied appears.

  • Page 27

    Select “BEGIN TRANSFER” and press the SET button. h File copying begins. h When copying is completed, the Transfer Complete Confirmation Screen appears. Press the SET button. h When copying is completed, you are returned to the Xacti Library Menu. HINT After step 1, does the screen to create a library appear? i If the hard disk is being used for the first time with the Xacti Library, a...

  • Page 28

    USING THE Xacti Library Play back files Select “SELECT PLAY FILE”, and press the SET button. h The screen to select the playback files appears. Library ROLL: Specify a roll from the list of rolls. Library CALENDAR: Specify a capture date from the calendar.

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