❍ Connection to a computer or PictBridge compliant printer will not work when
the memory card contains more than 1800 images. For best performance, we
recommend not recording more than 100 images on the memory card when
you plan to connect the camcorder to a computer or printer.
❍ When the subject is too bright, the ND filter turns on automatically ("ND"
appears on the screen). If it is still too bright, "OVEREXP" starts flashing. In
such case, use the optional FS-34U ND filter. If you wish to turn off the ND
filter: Open the menu and select [CAMERA SETUP]. Select [ND], set it to [OFF]
and close the menu.
❍ When the Focus-Priority mode is set to [ON]:
When you press the PHOTO button fully before F and focusing frame turn
green, it may take up to 2* seconds until focus is adjusted and the still image
can be recorded to the memory card.
* Up to 4 seconds in the Low Light and the night modes.
If the subject is not suitable for autofocus, the focusing frame turns yellow and
locks the focus. Adjust the focus manually with the SET dial.
❍ When the Focus-Priority mode is set to [OFF]:
No focusing frame appears.
In step 2, F turns green, and focus and exposure are locked.
❍ The camcorder shuts off when you do not operate it for 5 minutes to save
continue recording, turn the POWER switch to OFF and then back to CAMERA.
Recording a Still Image on a Memory Card While Recording
Movies on a Tape
When you are recording a movie on a tape, you can record the same picture as a still
image on the memory card. Select the image quality from normal or fine.
1. Open the menu and select [CAMERA SETUP]. Select [STILL I. REC], set it
FINE] or [
2. While you are recording a movie, press the PHOTO button.
❍ The size of the still image will be 640 × 480.
❍ The quality of the still image is slightly lower than a still image recorded in
CARD CAMERA mode.
❍ The still image cannot be recorded on a memory card when a fader, effect or
the multi-image screen is activated.
❍ The still image cannot be recorded on a memory card when the 16:9 format is
❍ Card mix cannot be used when [STILL I.REC] is set to [
| " appears when you press the PHOTO button when [STILL I. REC] is set
AUTO POWER OFF" appears 20 seconds before shutoff. To
NORMAL] and close the menu.
STILL I. REC•OFF
FINE] or [