❍ At cold temperatures, the screen may be darker than usual. This is not a
malfunction. The screen returns to normal when the camcorder warms up.
❍ Move the viewfinder upward. Remove the
protect cover and clean the glass with a cotton
swab. Reattach the protect cover when
❍ Be careful not to scratch the glass when
❍ When the message "HEADS DIRTY, USE CLEANING CASSETTE" appears, or when
the playback picture becomes distorted, the video heads need to be cleaned.
❍ To maintain the best picture quality, we recommend cleaning the video heads
frequently with the Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a
commercially available dry cleaning cassette.
❍ Tapes already recorded with dirty video heads may not be played back correctly
even when you clean the video heads.
❍ Do not use wet type cleaning cassettes as this may damage the camcorder.