❍ Wait until the tape counter stops completely before you start recording.
❍ When you do not remove the cassette, you can record the next scene without
producing any noise or blank sections between the recordings even if you turn
the camcorder off.
❍ Bright light may make it difficult to use the LCD screen. In such case, use the
❍ When recording near loud sounds (such as fireworks, drums or concerts),
sound may become distorted or may be recorded not in the actual sound level.
❍ The camcorder will shut off after 5 minutes when left in record pause
mode to protect tape and video heads. "
20 seconds before shutoff. To continue recording, turn the POWER
switch to OFF and then back to CAMERA.
❍ About the LCD and viewfinder screen: The screens are produced with
extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques, with more than
99.99% of the pixels operating to specification. Less than 0.01% of the
pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or green dots. This
has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a
Allowing the Subject to Monitor the LCD Screen
You can rotate the LCD panel so that the screen faces in the
same direction as the lens. The viewfinder switches on
allowing you to use the viewfinder while the subject can
monitor the screen.
The image appears mirror reversed (LCD MIRROR ON).
However, you can choose to display the image as it is being
recorded (LCD MIRROR OFF).
1. Press the MENU button to open the menu.
You can rotate the LCD panel. Make sure to open
the LCD panel at 90 degrees before rotating it.
AUTO POWER OFF" appears