Using this manual
The LCD display and the viewfinder are manufactured using extremely high-
precision technology, so over 99.99 % of the pixels are operational for effective
use. However, there may be some tiny black points and/or bright points (white,
red, blue or green in color) that appear constantly on the LCD display and the
viewfinder. These points are normal in the manufacturing process and do not
affect the recording in any way.
Disc compatibility with other players
Discs recorded on your camcorder must be finalized to be played on other players. For
details on how to finalize a disc, see "Finalizing a disc" (page 64).
Discs recorded in VIDEO mode
You must finalize a disc after all the recording is finished. You cannot record additional
scene on a disc recorded in VIDEO mode once you finalize it. On DVD-RW, you can
record additional scene by unfinalizing it.
Discs recorded in VR mode
Only DVD-RWs can be recorded in VR mode. Finalizing is required only when other
DVD-RW compatible players cannot play the disc. You can record again with your
camcorder on a finalized disc recorded in VR mode.
Compatible players: DVD players that can play back DVD-RWs in VR mode.
You may not be able to play certain finalized discs, depending on the disc and the