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Material recorded with this unit is managed in units called
"clips". A clip contains the material between a recording
start point and a recording end point.
Clips have numbers beginning with C, for example C0001.
start point of
Recording end
clip 2
Clip 1
Clip 2
Clip number
Instead of using clip numbers, you can manage clips by
assigning clip titles.
For details, see "Assigning Clip Titles" (page 47).
Clip lists
Data called a "clip list" is created when you use the scene
selection function to select desired clips from the clips
stored on a disc.
Clip lists have numbers beginning with E, for example
E0001. Up to 99 clip lists can be saved on a disc.
Clip list number
Thumbnails of sub clips in the selected clip list
point of clip 2
Clip 3
Clip 4
Sub clips (clips in clip lists)
The specified clips (or parts of clips) in a clip list are called
"sub clips". Sub clips are virtual data specifying ranges in
the original clips. Clip data in the original clips is not
overwritten. The following figure shows the relation
between clips and sub clips.
Clips on disc
Clip 1
Clip 2 (C0002)
Clip list (E0001)
Sub clip 1
Sub clip 2
In the above example, the whole of clip 2 has been added
as sub clip 1, and the whole of clip 4 has been added as sub
clip 2.
Sub clip 3 is part of clip 3. Therefore, when clip list E0001
is played back, clip 4 is played after clip 2, and then the
part of clip 3 shown in gray color is played.
Clip list editing (current clip list)
To edit a clip lists, you need to load the clip from the disc
into the internal unit memory.
The clip list which is currently loaded into the unit memory
is called the "current clip list".
The current clip list is always the target of sub clip creation
and editing. Clip list playback also uses the current clip
After creating and editing a clip list, you need to save it to
Unit memory
Current clip list
Can be edited (adding, deleting, and
reordering sub clips)
C0001 (Clip 1)
C0002 (Clip 2)
C0003 (Clip 3)
Clip list playback
Clips and clip lists are saved together on a disc.
Clips are played back according to clip list data.
Clip 3
Clip 4
Sub clip 3
t Clip list playback
and thumbnail
E0001 (Clip list 1)
E0002 (Clip list 2)
E0003 (Clip list 3)
E0099 (Clip list 99)


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