Checking the tape for slack
Turn the reel gently in the direction shown by the
arrow. If the reel does not move, there is no slack.
Insert the cassette into the cassette holder, close the
cassette holder, and after about 10 seconds take it out.
Recording on the Internal VCR
This section describes basic recording operations using
the internal VCR.
• When you will not perform ClipLink shooting, set the
ClipLink function to oFF in the VCR menu. (See
page 97 for menu setting and see page 65 for details
of ClipLink shooting.)
• Before shooting, mount or connect any required
equipment or accessories and check the power
supply. (See Chapter 2 "Fitting and Connections".)
Also, it is desireable to make sure for problems in
camcorder's internal operations using the auto-check
Chapter 3 Shooting
See page 51 on how to insert a cassette.
Paper clip, etc.
function. (See "Using Auto-Check Function —Menu
210" on page 95.)
• When using a tape recorded by the DSR-300/300P to
transfer digital (video/audio/time code) signals at four
times normal speed from the DSR-85/85P Digital
Videocassette Recorder to the ES-7 EditStation for
editing purposes, there must be about at least 40
seconds of recording on the tape before the IN point.
To perform editing without problems, it is
recommended that you pre-record at least 40 seconds
of color bar signals at the beginning of the tape.