This section describes playback of video and audio on the
Before starting playback, make the following setting.
Remote/local setting: Set the remote control switch. If
you set it to REMOTE, also set the setup menu item
INTERFACE SELECT >REMOTE I/F ("REMOTE"
and the connector used appear on the display).
Disc playback start position
Although this unit uses optical discs, it is designed to offer
the most convenient features of tape playback by VTRs.
After playback stop
The unit stops at the position where the STOP button was
Press the PLAY button to resume playback at the stop
The unit stops at the position where recording ended.
To play back a clip, press the PREV button to move to the
start frame of any clip, or press the PREV button with the
PLAY button held down to move to any position.
After disc insertion
The unit stops at the position of the disc when it was most
Press the PLAY button to resume playback at the most
The playback position is saved to the disc when the disc is
ejected, which allows playback to start at that position
whenever it is loaded into any XDCAM player.
This function is not available when the Write Inhibit tab of
the disc is set to the recording disabled position, and when
REC INH on page P1 of the function menu is set to "ON".
First insert a disc.
M/MARK1 button and m/MARK2 button
To start playback
Press the PLAY button.
When two or more clips are recorded on the disc, they are
played back continuously.
To jump to the next or previous clip, then start
Use the PREV button, NEXT button, jog dial, or shuttle
To stop playback
Press the STOP button.
If you play back to the end of the last clip, playback
If, in this state, you press the PLAY button, the message
"ALARM DISC END." appears on the display.
To carry out playback again, move back to the desired clip
using the PREV button, jog dial or shuttle dial.
To set shot marks
While playing back a disc, you can set essence marks such
as SHOT MARK1 and SHOT MARK2 in desired frames.
To set a SHOT MARK1 or SHOT MARK2, hold down the
M/MARK1 or m/MARK2 button and press the SET
To erase or change essence marks, use the supplied
PDZ-1 Proxy Browsing Software.
Searching for Clips With Thumbnails
You can display thumbnail images (index pictures) of all
clips on the disc, and use them to cue up a desired clip.