Jacks to connect external devices
2...Open the shoe cover.
345...Open the jack cover.
1 Shoe cover
2 Active Interface Shoe
The Active Interface Shoe supplies power
to optional accessories such as a video
light, a flash, or a microphone. The
accessory can be turned on or off as you
operate the POWER switch on your
camcorder. Refer also to the instruction
manual supplied with your accessory for
• The Active Interface Shoe has a safety device
for fixing the installed accessory securely. To
connect an accessory, press down and push it
to the end, and then tighten the screw. To
remove an accessory, loosen the screw, and
then press down and pull out the accessory.
• When you are recording with the external
flash (optional), turn off the power of the
external flash to prevent charging noise being
• When an external microphone (optional) is
connected, it takes precedence over the
internal microphone (p.37).
3 DC IN jack (p.17)
4 A/V (audio/video) jack (p.42, 70, 72)
5 REMOTE jack (DCR-SR60/SR80)
• Connect other optional accessories.
6 Interface connector
(USB) jack (p.74, 84)