Changing the Recording Mode (SP/LP)
You can choose between SP (standard play) and LP (long play). LP extends the tape
usage by 1.5 times.
To change to LP mode, open the menu and select [VCR SETUP]. Select [REC
MODE], set it to [LP] and close the menu.
❍ Tapes recorded in LP mode cannot be used for audio dubbing (
❍ Depending on the nature and usage condition of the tape, picture and
sound recorded in LP mode may be distorted. We recommend using the
SP mode for important recordings.
❍ If you record in both SP and LP modes on the same tape, the playback picture
may become distorted and the time code may not be written correctly.
❍ If you play back a tape that has been recorded in LP mode with another digital
device on this camcorder, or vice versa, picture and sound may become