Back Space Editing
This section describes the steps for recording several
Follow steps 1 to 5 (pages 51 to 53) in the
procedure "Recording on the Internal VCR" to
To continue the time code that has been recorded
on the tape, set the TC mode switch 2 to R-RUN in
step 3 (page 52).
For details of time codes, see "Setting the Time Code
Value" on page 61.
When you have finished recording a scene, press
the VTR button on the camcorder or lens.
This pauses the recording operation.
Do not do any of the following before the next
scene is shot as it will interrupt the recording (the
recording will not be continuous).
• Remove the cassette.
• Transport the tape (play, rewind, fast forward).
• Press the STOP button.
• Replace the battery when the camcorder is
When you are ready to shoot the next scene, again
press the VTR button on the camcorder or lens.
This restarts the recording operation.
Repeat steps 2 and 3 for each scene to be shot.
See next section "Starting Back
Space Editing at Any Tape Position".
(see step 2 above)
Check the recorded
See "Checking the Record Contents
Immediately After Shooting
—Recording Review" on page 58.
Press the VTR button on the
camcorder or lens, then press the
If there is a long period before shooting
the next scene
Once put the camcorder into recording pause mode, it
waits a certain (user-definable) period of time and then
automatically switches to standby-off mode. When the
camcorder is in standby-off mode, it takes time for the
recording to start after pressing the VTR button.
For details on setting the timeout value for automatic
switching to standby-off mode, see "Setting Standby-On
Period — Menu 207" on page 94.
Starting Back Space Editing at
Any Tape Position
This section describes the steps for insert a new scene
at any desired position on the tape.
The following steps can also be used to restart
recording after an interruption has occurred.
Perform step 1 (page 51) in "Recording on the
Insert the cassette containing the previous
Perform steps 3 and 4 (pages 52 and 53) in
"Recording on the Internal VCR".
To continue from the last time code of the previous
recording, set TC mode switch 1 to REGEN.
For details about time codes, see "Setting the Time
Code Value" on page 61.
Press the PLAY button.
The recorded contents are displayed on the
Operation at playback Step
Fast forward the tape
Rewind the tape
Press the F FWD button.
Press the REW button.
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