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Setting Time Values - Sony 300PF Operating Instructions Manual

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Setting Time Values

The camcorder uses three types of time values: counter
values, time code values, and user bits.
The time value is displayed in the viewfinder screen
and in the display window.
WARNING
PB DATE NDF EXT-LK
Time value
indication
RESET
CLIP
TAPE
BATT
DIAG
(MENU SET)
Use the DISPLAY switch to switch time value
indications.
Type of time value
Counter of tape transport time
Time code
User bits
Note
The time code and user bits cannot be displayed if the
tape does not have time code and/or user bits
recordings or if the time code was recorded using a
non-compatible method.
For details of the time value indication in the viewfinder, see
page 74.
Resetting the counter
The counter value shows the tape's running time in
hours, minutes, seconds, and frames format. Before
starting a tape, perform the following steps to reset the
counter.
Counter
WARNING
PB DATE NDF EXT-LK
H
MIN
RESET
CLIP
2
TAPE
BATT
E
DIAG
RF SERVO HUMID SLACK
(MENU SET)
1
Set the DISPLAY switch to COUNTER.
The time value indication in the display window
shows the current counter value.
LIGHT
OVER
OVER
dB
HOLD
0
ON
OFF
-12
H
MIN
SEC
FRM
-20
CL CONT
IP
DISPLAY
-30
DVCAM
COUNTER
-40
E
F
Li
TC
-
U-BIT
F
8
32k
RF SERVO HUMID SLACK
1
2
F
8
48k
DISPLAY
switch
DISPLAY switch setting
COUNTER
TC
U-BIT
LIGHT
OVER
dB
OVER
HOLD
ON
0
OFF
-12
SEC
-20
CL CONT
IP
DISPLAY
1
-30
DVCAM
COUNTER
-40
F
Li
TC
-
F
32k
U-BIT
1
8
2
F
48k
8
2
Press the RESET/(MENU SET) button.
This resets the counter shown in the viewfinder
and display window as "0:00:00:00".
The counter value starts advancing as the tape is
transported. It shows negative values if the tape is
rewound past the point where the counter was
reset.
Note
Discontinuous recording in the tape may cause the
counter to malfunction during playback.
Displaying the date/time
The camcorder automatically records the real time of
the built-in clock on the tape in addition to time codes
and video/audio signals.
Perform the following steps to display the date or time
instead of the time value.
1
Confirm the following.
Parts to confirm
State
Display window
The VCR menu is not displayed.
TC mode switch
Set to the position other than
1/2
PRESET/SET.
2
Set the DISPLAY switch to TC or U-BIT.
3
Press the SHIFT button.
While pressing the SHIFT button, the date or time
is displayed at the location of the time value
indication.
DISPLAY switch setting
TC
U-BIT
For description of how to set the built-in clock, see
"Setting the Real Time Clock and Calendar
— Menu 101" on page 93.
Indication
Time
Date
59
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    I M INTRESTED TO KNOW ABOUT THIS CAMERA