Turning On the Analog-Digital Converter
Open the menu and select [VCR SETUP]. Select [AV \DV/
(OPTURA500) or [AV \DV] (OPTURA400), set it to [ON] and close the
❍ Headphones cannot be used during analog-digital conversion.
❍ Depending on the signal sent from the connected device, the conversion from
analog to digital signals might not work properly (e.g., signals that include
copyright protective signals or anomalous signals such as ghost signals).
❍ For normal use, set [AV \DV/
to [OFF]. If it is set to [ON], digital signals cannot be input via the camcorder's
❍ Depending on the software and the specifications of your computer, you may
not be able to transfer converted signals via the DV terminal.
❍ We recommend powering the camcorder from a household power source.
❍ You can also press the AV/DV button on the wireless controller. The setting
changes with each press of the button.
signals to a computer using the USB cable by installing the Canon USB Video
Driver from the supplied DV Network Software (
Users of Windows XP with Hi-Speed USB 2.0 port can output the
] (OPTURA500) or [AV \DV] (OPTURA400)