Canon HR10 Instruction Manual

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  • Page 1 Manual Digital ins[ruction ]e manuel /ous manual ital Video _]les. aclon. PUB.DIM-81 English Frangais Espafiol...
  • Page 2 Consulttbe dealer or an experienced radio/TVtechnician for help. Thecable with lhe ferrite core provided with the digital video camcorder must be used with this equipment in order t_ comply with ClassB limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules.
  • Page 3 In these safety instructions the word '*product" refers to the Canon HD Camcorder HR10 A and all its accessories. Read Instructions -- All the safety and operating instructions should be read before the product is operated. Retain Instructions -- The safety and...
  • Page 4 When replacement of the power supply is required, Canon Service Center and please replace it with the same type number CA-570. 120 V AC power is not used, you will need a special plug adapter. Contact The Adapter can be used with a power supply between Service Center for further information.
  • Page 5: Enjoyinghigh-Definitionvideowith Your Dvdcamcorder

    EnjoyingHigh-DefinitionVideowith your DVDCamcorder Recording HD video with your DVD camcorder may seem a bit complicated at first. Actually, you need to make just two simple choices and you can start recording right away. The first choice is what disc type - or physical media - to use. The second choice is what image quality - and disc specification - to use.
  • Page 6 AVCHD-compatible DVD players. DVD player that is not compatible to eject the disc. /10_ "Full HD 1080" refers to Canon camcorders compliant with high- definition (HD) video composed of 1,080 vertical pixels (scanning lines). SD Quality Standard definition allows compression.
  • Page 7 The camcorder's performance was tested ** with single-layered discs using the supplied discs and Hitachi-Maxell HG series DVD discs; and with dual-layered discs using Canon DVD-R DL54 discs and Verbatim DVD-R DL discs. For further details, contact directly the manufacturer's customer support center. Note that...
  • Page 8 Available features depend on the DVD disc used Editing scenes with this camcorder (deleting scenes, dividing scenes, etc,) (L_ 65) Deleting a scene immediately after recording it (Q3 40) Initializing the disc in order to use it again for recording (_...
  • Page 10: Table Of Contents

    Changing the Language Changing the Time Zone Getting 3" Adjusting me Position and Brightness of the LCD Screen 1setting ana Removing a Disc lserting Video with your DVD Camcorder the Camcorder Guide Started and the Wireless Controller of the Oamcorder Settings...
  • Page 11 -.Video Basic Recording Shooting Video Selecting me Recording Mode Selecting me AsPect Ratio of your Recordings 16:9 Widescreen or 4:3 Zooming Quick Start Function Reviewing and Deleting me Last Scene Just Recorded Basic Playback Playing Back the Video Deleting Scenes On-Screen Dis _lays (Data Code Menu Options...
  • Page 12: Screen Displays

    Disc Playback Changing the Disc Title Finalizing me Disc Disc Playback on Externa Devices 7" Unfinalizing the Disc - Additiona Disc • Photos Basic Recording Taking Photos Selecting Photo Size and Quality Erasing me Last Photo Just Recordec Basic Playback Viewing Photos Magnifying Photos during PlayDacK Erasing Photos...
  • Page 13 Transferring Photos - Direct Transfer Transfer Orders • Additional Information Trouble? Troubleshooting List of Messages Do's and Don'ts Handling _recautions Maintenance/Others 11z_ Using the Camcorder General Information System Diagram Optional Accessories Product Codes Specifications Index to an External Video Recorder Diagrams...
  • Page 14 About this Manual i _ii _ _ii_i_i_ii__i_i __iii_IU Thank you for purchasing the Canon HR10. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to the Troubleshooting Conventions Used in this Manual •...
  • Page 15 BP-214 Ba_el. Pack Adal)ter/incl, Dower cord CA-570 Comnact Power Lithium Button Batter, WL-DB6 Wireless Controller CR2025 for Wireless Controller CTC-IOO/S Comoonenl Cable Yellow • Red • White plugs STY-lOB Stereo Video Cable Red • Green • Blue plugs Blank DVD-R Dis_ FC-3OOPCUUSB Cable 8 cm Mini DVD/ Software CD-ROIV...
  • Page 16 Register your product online at ,/Protect your product We will keep the model number and date of purchase of your new Canon product on file to help you refer to this information in the event of an insurance claim such as loss or theft.
  • Page 17 Left side view Right side view Frontview {L" QUICK START button and standby lamp (q3 39) {2_FUNC. button (f.._ 27, 45) {3._ DISR button ([_L344, 81) _4__ _,_ (print/share) button (LCI 86, 97) _5_HDMI OUT terminal (_ 93, 95) _6_AV OUT terminal ([[_J 92) % Terminal cover _8_COMPONENT OUT terminal (L_ 93)
  • Page 18 Its rodt_ct on Backview Top view (1) PLAY mode indicator (green) (_ (2) Joystick (L_ 27) % CAMERA mode indicator (red) ([_J 26) % LCD screen (C[_] 31) G) _ (fast reverse) button (C[_J 41)/ Zoom out W (wide-angle) button (_ :6) _ (fast forward) button (L_ 41) / Zoom in T (telephoto)
  • Page 19 WirelessControllerWL-D86 © % START/STOP button (C[L] 35) ,%' FUNC. button ([LJ_ 27) % MENU button ([:_ 28) (4:' PLAYLIST button ([2:J 65) _5_Navigation buttons ( _,/Y/_I/]I_ ,<6_ P REVJNEXT buttons: Scene skip (EL3 42)/ Index screen page up/down % Reverse _41 SEARCH button ([:_ 42) / Reverse 4| SLOW button % PLAY i_ button...
  • Page 20 Inboduction RecordingMovies PlayingMovies (DuringPlayback) ,% Operating mode (_ {2] Recording program (E.Q 55, 57) _3"White balance (C[3 61) :_4)Image effect (fLq362) ds_Digital effects (_ _6"Recording mode ([i3 37) _7_Still image quality/size (simultaneous recording) (133 82) (8_ Disc quality and specification HD mode (High definition) VIDEO mode (Standard definition) VR mode (Standard definition,...
  • Page 21 _ Remaining battery charge estimate 3g Image stabilizer ([ZJ 49) @ AF frame (C_J 80) @ Mini video light (LTJ 58) @ Camcorder shake warning (_ Q_ Focus/exposure automatically locked (_ @ Flash ([23 78) _t Image number (CZJ 53)
  • Page 22 Card access display 1_ is displayed next to the number of images available while the camcorder is writing on the memory care. d43Remaining battery charge estimate • When_ is displayedinred, replacethe batterypackwith a fuhy cnargeoone.
  • Page 23: Preparations

    This chapter describes menus, and first time settings to help you learn more about your camcorder. Chargingthe BatteryPack The camcorder can be powered with a battery pack or directly using the compact power adapter. Charge the battery pack before use.
  • Page 24: Preparingthe Accessoriesandthe Wirelesscontroller

    0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F), the charging will not start. • Do not connect to the camcorder's DC IN terminal or to the compact power adapter any electrical equipment that is not expressly recommended for use with this camcorder.
  • Page 25 (due to concentration of the light by the lens). Do not use tripods with fastening screws longer than 5.5 mm (0.2 in.). Doing so may damage the camcorder. i pl ii il)i light sources controller does not work, is not set to (L_ 52).
  • Page 26: Basic Operation Of The Oamcorder

    _ switch also toggles camcorder's operating mode. To turn on the camcorder: Hold the lock button pressed down and move the [_ switch down to ON. To change the operating mode: From the ON position,...
  • Page 27: Using The Menus

    The functions assigned to the joystick change according to the operation mode and the camcorder's Press (Q) to display/hide guide. In the illustrations of this manual, positions other than those relevant to the function explained are marked with a striped pattern.
  • Page 28 _ re/'Jars_: orss that will appear on the screen (such as the _ icon, small arrows, etc.). Press _ to save the settings and close the menu. You can press _ to close the menu at any time. SelectinganOption from the SetupMenus FUNC.
  • Page 29: Setting The Date Andtime

    [OK] button and press ((_])) to start the clock and close the menu. IMPORTANT ° When you do not use the camcorder for about 3 months, the built-in rechargeable lithium battery may discharge completely and the date and time setting may be lost.
  • Page 30: Changing The Time Zone

    • The displays _ and _ appear in some menu screens refer to the name of buttons on the camcorder and will not change, regardless of the language selected. Changing the Time Zone DATE/TIME SETUP [T.ZONE/DST _ NEWYORK*...
  • Page 31: Getting Ready To Start Recording

    Getting Ready to Start Recording Adjustingthe Position and Brightness of the LOBScreen Rotating the LCD Panel Open the LCD panel 90 degrees. • You can rotate the panel 90 degrees downward. • You can rotate the panel 180 degrees toward the lens (allowing the subject monitor...
  • Page 32 The _) display will move while the disc is being read. Wait until the camcorder finishes recognizing the disc before you start recording. • Do not insert into the camcorder discs that were recorded or initialized using another device. WHENYOUINSERT A NEWDISC You need to initialize new discs before you can start recording.
  • Page 33 Removing the Disc using the Slide [_ the arrow and gently open the disc cover completely • Do not subject the camcorder strong impacts while the DISC access indicator is on or flashing. • Retract the grip belt under the camcorder to start way of the disc cover.
  • Page 34 Inserting wrong direction of the camcorder. NOTES Compatibility be guaranteed. card once all memory cards using them with this camcorder cards have front and back a memory card facing the can cause a malfunction with all miniSD cards cannot...
  • Page 35: Shootingvideo

    • You can also press the LCD panel. WHENYOUHAVE FINISHED RECORDING 1 Make sure that the DISC access disc indicator is off. 2 Turn off the camcorder. 3 Close the LCD panel. 4 Remove the disc. IMPORTANT • When recording...
  • Page 36 Set the moae switch to AUTO to let the cameoraer adjust all the settings for you, allowing you to just point the camcorder start shooting. Set the mode switch to £ to select one of the recording programs, ]-he Special Scene recording programs to select the ootimal settings to match special recording conditions.
  • Page 37: Selecting Me Recording Mode

    Selecting the RecordingMode The camcorder offers 4 recording modes in high definition and 3 recording modes in standard definition. Changing the recording mode will change the recording time available on the disc. Select XP+ or XP mode for better movie quality; select LP mode for longer recording times.
  • Page 38: Zooming

    Vd÷o FUN& _UNC CAMERA SETUP WlDESCREEN _ Press _. Select (AT) the @ icon and press to open the setup menus. 3 Select(AT) [CAMERA SETUP] and press ((_). 4 Select (AT) [WIDESCREEN] press (_). 5 Select (AT) a setting option and press (_).
  • Page 39: Quick Start Function

    - Zoom position returns to full wide angle W. • The camcorder will shut off if left in standby mode for 10 minutes, regardless of the [POWER SAVE] setting (L[J 52). You can select the length of time until shut-oft with the [_ STANDBY OFF] setting (L_ 53).
  • Page 40: Reviewing And Deleting Me Last Scene Just Recorded

    3 Select (4_) [YES] and press (1_). NOTES • Avoid any other operations on the camcorder while the scene is being deleted. • You will not be able to delete the last scene if after the scene was recorded you changed the operating mode, turned off the camcorder or removed the disc.
  • Page 41: Playingback The Video

    PlayingBack the Video Move the _ switch to ON, then slide it down toward MODE and release it to set the camcorder in PLAY mode. The green PLAY indicator will turn Move the '_/=_ switch to ',_, (Movies). The scene index screen appears with the selection frame on the first scene.
  • Page 42 Vdeo Special Playback Modes To enter most special playback modes you need to ooerate the buttons on [ne wireless controuer (L'_ 19). There is no sound during the special playback mooes. mode Fast playnac, SIo_ playbacK" Skip to the beginning ol me nexTscene me current scene me orevlous scene...
  • Page 43: Deletingscenes

    DeletingScenes If you are using a DVD-RW disc, you can delete those scenes that you are not interested in keeping. Deletinga SingleScene Disc type: @ DVD-RW Disc quality: HD or SD (VR mode only) From the original index screen, select (Ay, _11_) the scene to delete.
  • Page 44: On-Screen Dis

    (while the DISC access indicator is on or flashing). On-Screen Displays(Data Code) The camcorder containing the date and time and other camera data (shutter speed, aperture, etc.) registered at the time of recording. You can select the data to be displayed.
  • Page 45:

    Menu items not available appear grayed out in the FUND. menu or in black in the setup menus. For details about how to select an item, refer to Us/ng the Menus (q3 27). FUNC.Menu Recording programs Mode switch: P [r_ PROGRAM AE], [i_SHUTTER-PRIO.AE], [E3_APERTURE- PRIO.AE], CINE MODE]*...
  • Page 46 Vd÷o [ Drive mode Mode switch: P [E3 SINGLE], CONT.SHOOT.], [ _ HISPEED CONT.SHOOT.], [_ AEB] [ Recordingmode Disc quality: HD HIGH QUALITY 12 Mbps], HIGH QUALITY 9 Mbps], STANDARD PLAY 7 Mbps], LONG PLAY 5 Mbps] Disc quality: SD (VIDEO or VR mode) HIGH QUALITY], STANDARD PLAY],...
  • Page 47: Setupmenus

    @ (flash off). • If a trailing afterimage the slow shutter to [_IOFF]. • If 4_ (camcorder appears, we recommend stabilizing the camcorder, for example, by (_J lOO) mounting it on a tripod. LD.zooM OFF], [Lr_ 40X], [_ Determines the operation zoom.
  • Page 48 Vd÷o • When activated, the camcorder will switch automatically to the digital zoom when you zoom in beyond the optical zoom range. • With the digital zoom the image is digitally processed, so the image resolution will deteriorate the more you zoom in.
  • Page 49 When combined with the [_E_ CINE MODE] recording program (L_ 55), the cinematic look will be enhanced. This frame rate is different from the 24F mode featured in Canon HDV camcorders. AFASTLAMP [ Q AUTO], [_ OFF] LFOCUS PRI.
  • Page 50: Disc Operations

    Vd÷o [WIND SCREEN Mode switch: P [Q AUTO], [_ OFF,#l€] The camcorder automatically the background sound of wind when recording outdoors. • The wind screen cannot be turned off when the mode switch is set to AUTO. • Some low-frequency...
  • Page 51: Viewfinder

    ['s CAMERA DATA]: Displays the aperture (f-stop) and shutter speed used when recording the image. i!i i ii!i::i;!J i i: : sii:il;'i i ¸ if(! the brightness to your ON], the camcorder's using the STV-100 Stereo ([_J 44)
  • Page 52 ( [.,_L_ 29) (83 41). LBEEP [,m_)HIGH VOLUME], [,m_LOW VOLUME], [_ [_01], A beep will accompany operations like turning on the camcorder, the self-timer countdown, etc. LPOWER SAVE [_1 ON], [_ power In order to save power when the camcorder pack, it will automatically without any operation for 5 minutes.
  • Page 53 • In standby mode, the camcorder shut off after the time selected for the STANDBY OFF] setting. [ _ STANDBY OFF [rt_r_ 10 rain], [_ 20 min], 30 min] Select the length of time after which the camcorder will end the standby mode and shut off automatically.
  • Page 54: Date/Time Setl O

    Vd÷o COMROUT [_i._ 480i], [IP_ 1080i/480i] You can select the video specifications to use when connecting the camcorder to a high-definition TV using the component video connection. 480i]: To use the 480i specification (standard definition). 1080i/480i]: To use the full 1080i...
  • Page 55: Cinemamode Andspecialscene Recordingprograms

    CinemaMode andSpecialScene RecordingPrograms Cinema Mode With the [_ CINE MODE] recording program, the camcorder adjusts various image settings to give a cinematic look to your recordings. When recording in HD quality, the effect will be further enhanced if you set [FRAME RATE] to [FJ'_-_ 2 4F PROGR.]...
  • Page 56 Vd÷o PORTRAIT] The camcorder uses a large aperture, achieving a focus on the SUDiect while blurring other distracting details. SPORTS] Use this mode to record sports scenes sucn as tennis or golf. [Lf] NIGHT] Use this mode to record n dimly lit places.
  • Page 57 Options The camcorder automaticallyadjusts the aperture and shutter speed to obtain the optimal exposure for the subject, Make sure Set the shutter speed value. The camcorder automatically sets the appropriate aperture value. Setthe aperture value.Thecamcorder automatically setsthe appropriate shutter speed.
  • Page 58 Vd÷o Shutter speed guidelines Note that on screen only the denominator is displayed - [_il_ 250] indicates a shutter speed of 1/250 second, etc. To record in dimly lit places. Torecordundermost ordinaryconditions. Torecordindoorsportsscenes Torecordfromwithin a movingcaror trainor to shootfast-movingsubjects suchas roller coasters.
  • Page 59: Self Timer

    Fu_c _> =>[ @ MENU CAMERA SETUP SELF TIMER appears. In record pause mode, press [START/STOP], The camcorder starts recording after a 10-second countdown*. )ush the countdown appears on the screen. Press []_, activate the autofocus The camcorder will record the still image after a 10-second countdown*.
  • Page 60: Manua Exposure Adjustmenl

    [FOCUS] again will return the camcorder to autofocus. • If you operate the zoom or the joystick (4_), co changes to "MF" and the camcorder returns to manual focusing mode. Manual Exposure Adjustment At times, backlit subjects may appear too dark (underexposed)
  • Page 61: White Balance

    3 Adjust (_) the brightness of the image as required. Pushing the joystick (A) toward [EXP] again will cancel the exposure lock and return the camcorder automatic exposure. White Balance The white balance function helps you to accurately reproduce...
  • Page 62: Image Effects

    ¢,1 Desired option* * When you select [ _ SET], do not press and continue instead with the following procedure, SETTHE CUSTOMWHITE BALANCE 1 Point the camcorder at a white object, zoom in until it fills the whole screen and press (sE_).
  • Page 63 When you apply an effect, the sound will be recorded • The camcorder used even if you turn off the digital <!i i ii!ili[i ¸ i{{!, * Default value a fader, not only the will fade in or normally.
  • Page 64 Vd÷o effects or change the recording program. Setting FLING. _UNC #u_i _ Icon of the currently selected/ Digital Effect #0_i ** _1 Desired fader/effect* Youcan preview the effect on the screen. _ The iconof the selected effect appears. Applying If the joystick guide does not appear on screen, press (_)) display it.
  • Page 65: Managing Scenes And The Disc

    From the original index screen, press <!i i ii!i::i;!ii i ¸ if(g! _UNC ÷_/_A"_ ÷ I Desired option I YES To delete scenes from the powering the camcorder power adapter while (playlist-related changing the disc's title, the disc, etc.). DVD-RW...
  • Page 66: Dividingscenes

    Vd÷o screen, select (Ay, _11_-)the scene to move. FUNC.( [_ 27) PO_C _[ q_ MOVE Move (AY, _ marker to the new position of the scene and press (_)). DividingScenes You can divide scenes in order to leave only the best parts and later cut out the rest.
  • Page 67: Initializing Me Disc

    ¢_[ YES Initializingthe Disc You need to initialize all new discs when you first insert them to the camcorder (L_ 32). When you are using a DVD-RW disc, you may need to initialize it if you get the message "UNABLE TO RECOGNIZE THE RECORDING MODE OF THE DISC".
  • Page 68: Disc Playback On An External Device

    You do not need to finalize the disc to play back your recordings with the camcorder connected _F_ _MPORTANT • Be sure to finalize room temperatures. not completed...
  • Page 69 • Do not finalize with this camcorder that were not recorded using it. Finalizing the Disc The time required to finalize the disc depends on the scenes recorded and the remaining free space on the disc.
  • Page 70: Disc Playback On Externa Devices

    Vd÷o Disc Playback on ExternalDevices After finalizing the disc you can play it on DVD devices compatible type of disc you used and the disc quality and specifications you selected. For a summary, you can refer to the sidebar on page 70. However, to be sure, always refer to the instruction manual of the external device and make sure it is compatible before inserting the...
  • Page 71: Unfinalizing The Disc - Additiona Recordings On A Finalized Disc

    * During the disc unfinalization is displayed. screen display returns to the [DISC OPERATIONS] menu. NOTES We recommend powering the camcorder using the compact power adapter. @ i;; sii:il;i i ¸ i{}3, ® • Youcan recordadditional...
  • Page 72: Basic Recording

    - Do not subject vibrations or strong - Do not open the memory and do not remove - Do not disconnect turn off the camcorder. - Do not change switch or the operating _'_ NOTES • If the subject is not suitable for autofocus, @ turns yellow.
  • Page 73: Selectingphotosize Andquality

    SelectingPhotoSize andQuality Still images are recorded on the memory card using JPEG compression. As a general rule select a larger image size for higher quality. Select the [LW 1920x1080] size for photos with an aspect ratio of 16:9. Options Image size options and the approximate number of still images that can be recorded on memory cards of...
  • Page 74: Erasing Me Last Photo Just Recordec

    }: hO OS _'_NOTE$ • Depending on the number the memory card (Windows: images or more; Macintosh: images or more), you may not be able to transfer images to a computer. a card reader. • Connection to a PictBridge-compatible printer will not work when the memory card contains...
  • Page 75: Basic Playback

    Basic Playback ViewingPhotos Move the _ switch to ON, then slide it down toward MODE and release it to set the camcorder in PLAY mode. The green PLAY indicator will turn Move the ',_,/_ switch to a (Still images), 3 Use the joystick (41_)
  • Page 76: Magnifying Photos During Playdack

    CARD access indicator is on or flashing. Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss. - Do not subject the camcorder to vibrations or strong impacts. - Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card.
  • Page 77 • To further enlarge the image, move the zoom lever toward T. To reduce the magnification to less than 2 times, move the zoom lever toward • ÷ will appear for images that cannot be enlarged. Move (_y, the frame to the part of the image you want to see enlarged.
  • Page 78: Additional Functions

    }: tso OS Additional Functions Flash You can use the built-in flash to record still images in dark places. The flash features the red-eye reduction function. Options The flash fires automatically according to the brightness of the subject, The flash fires automatically according to the brightness of the subject, The assist lamp lights up to reduce the red-eye effect, Theflashalwaysfires.
  • Page 79: Continuous Shooting Ana Exposure Bracketing

    _ of frames per second, refer to the sidebar on page 79. The camcorder records a still image in three different exposures (dark normal, light in 1/2 EV steps), allowing you to choose the shot you like the best.
  • Page 80: Automaticfocuspriority

    Three still images in different exposures will be recorded on the memory card. AutomaticFocusPriority When the focus priority is activated, the camcorder records a still image only after the focus has been adjusted automatically. Mode switch at AUTO: The focus priority cannot be turned off.
  • Page 81: Light Metering Mode

    Light MeteringMode The camcorder measures the light reflected from the subject in order to calculate the optimal exposure settings. Depending on the subject, you may want to change the way the light is measured and evaluated. Mode switch: P Options Appropriate for standardshootingconditions, includingbacklitscenes.Thecanrcorder...
  • Page 82: Capturing A Still Image Wn.e Recording Movies

    AF frames when the autofocus is locked will still appear on the screen. Capturinga Still Imagewhile Recording Movies You can record still images on the memory card even while the camcorder is set to mode. You can also capture simultaneously, as a still image...
  • Page 83: Capturing A Still Image From The Playback Scene

    Capturinga Stilllmage fromthe PlaybackScene You can capture frames from a scene recorded in HD quality as still images on the memory card. The size of the captured still image will be [LW 1920x1080] and it cannot be changed, but you can select the image quality.
  • Page 84 Initializing the MemoryCard Initialize memory cards when you use them with this camcorder for the first time, or to erase all the still images on them. Options Clears the file allocation table but does not physically erase the stored data.
  • Page 85: Printingphotos- Directprint

    033 90). Pictgridge Canon printers:SELPHY printers of the CP, DS and ES series and PIXMA printers marked with the PictBridge logo. Connecting the Camcorderto thePrinter Insert the memory card containing the still images you want to print.
  • Page 86: Selecting Me Print Settings

    [] does not appear, the camcorder is not correctly connected to the printer. In such case, disconnect the USB cable and turn off the camcorder and the printer. After a short while, turn them on again, set the camcorder to mode and restore the connection.
  • Page 87 The print effect can be used with printers compatible with the Image Optimize function to achieve higher quality prints Select [ON], [OFF] or [DEFAULT]. Canon PIXMA/SELPHY DS printers: You can also select [VIVID],[NR] and [VIVlD+NR]. Select 1-99 copies. NOTES Print setting...
  • Page 88 WHENYOUHAVE FINISHED PRINTING Disconnect and printer and turn off the camcorder. _MPORTANT • The following still images may not be printed correctly with a PictBridge- compatible printer. - Images created or changed on a computer and transferred to the memory card.
  • Page 89: Trimmingsettings

    • Observe the following precautions during printing: - Do not turn off the camcorder or the printer. - Do not change the position of the ",_,/O switch. - Do not disconnect the USB cable. - Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card.
  • Page 90: Printorders

    (1113 85). You can set print orders for up to 998 still images. Selecting Still Imagesfor Printing (PrintOrder) Set the print orders before connecting the USB cable to the camcorder. FUNC. F0_: @[ _ PRINT ORDER Press (O) The image selection screen appears.
  • Page 91 • Depending on the connected you can change some print settings before step 4 (L_ 86). • Cancel Printing/Printing Errors (_ • Restarting Printing: Open the print settings menu as explained above. In the print settings [RESUME]* and press (_)). remaining images will be printed.
  • Page 92: Externalconnections

    When connecting a cable to the camcorder, cable's connector and on the camcorder's how to connect your camcorder to '%COMPONENT OUTTerminal Thecomponent v ideoterminalis for videoonly.When you useconnection type [] do notforgetthe audio connections usingtheAVOUT terminal. 2: HDMIOUT Terminal...
  • Page 93: Connectiondiagrams

    ConnectionDiagrams High Definition TV Sets (HDTV) • Terminal on th_ uamcoroer Output connection (signal flow _ ) to an HDTVwith component video input terminals. <OM_O_ Output connection (signal flow _ ) to an HDTVwith an HDMI terminal. HDMI OUT Connecting Cable (supplied) STV-IO0 Stereo Video Cable (supplied)
  • Page 94 OUtDUt connection (sienalflow _ ) to a TVor VCR with AVterminals. Playbackona W Screen This section explains how to play back the disc with this camcorder connecting it to a TV. To play back the disc with another DVD device refer to Disc Playback on an External Device (1_ 68).
  • Page 95: Copyingyourrecordings Toan External Videorecorder

    HDTV ec Jipped with an HDMI terminat, you can enjoy video and audio playback at the highest quality. - The HDMI OUT terminal on the camcorder is for output only. Do not connect ttto an HDMI output terminal on an external dewce, as this may aamage the camcoreer - The HDMI connection ,_ recogntze automatically the hignesi resolution suppor_ee o_ the connected HDTV.
  • Page 96 This camcorder: Locate the scene you wish to copy and pause playback shortly before the scene. 3 This camcorder: Resume the movie playback. 4 Connected device: Begin recording when the scene you wish to copy appears.
  • Page 97: Pc Connection Diagrams

    PC Connection Diagrams Terminal on the Camcorder [_ Output connection (signal flow ,_ ) to a computer or PictBridge-compatible printer with an USB port. Corel ApplicationDisc- Movie Playback/Editing and VariousDisc Operations The supplied CD-R©M Corel Application Disc includes software that will allow you to play back movies...
  • Page 98 - Do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card. - Do not disconnect the USB cable. - Do not turn off the camcorder or the computer. - Do not change the position of the ',_,/_ switch or the operating mode.
  • Page 99 Select (AY) a transfer press [_. • The G N button will flash while the images are being transferred. • The camcorder returns to the transfer menu once the transfer is complete. • To cancel the transfer, select (_11_) [CANCEL] and press (_)) MANUAL TRANSFER O PTIONS When you select [E= SELECT &...
  • Page 100: Transfer Orders

    %_. With the autornatic transfer options confirmation message appears. [OK] and press (0)" • When the camcorder is connected the computer and the image screen is displayed, press return to the transfer menu. TransferOrders...
  • Page 101: Additionalinformation

    This chapter contains troubleshooting handling and maintenance tips, and other information. Troubleshooting If you have a problem with your camcorder, refer to this checklist. Consult your dealer or a Canon Service Center if the problem persists. Power Source • Camcorder will not turn on.
  • Page 102 This is not a malfunction. The disc is activated from time to time. This is not a malfunction. This is not a malfunction. Turn the camcorder off and let it cool for a while before resuming operation. The camcorder has malfunctioned. Consult a Canon Service Center.
  • Page 103: Dioptric Adjustment Lever

    Load a disc. Set the camcorder to _ mode. Do not insert into the camcorder discs that were initialized, recorded or edited using another DVD device. If using a single-sided disc, check that the disc is inserted with the label side facing up, The camcorder has exceeded its operational temperature.
  • Page 104 Scenes cannot be deleted in a DVD-R/DVD-R DL disc or a DVD-RW disc recorded in SD quality (VIDEO mode). Unfinalize the disc (DVD-RW in HD quality), The camcorder has exceeded its operational temperature, Turn off the camcorder and let it cool down before resuming use. Open the LCD panel, Speaker volume is turned off.
  • Page 105 Image is protected, Cancel the protection, A memory card error occurred, Turn off the camcorder, Remove and reinsert the memory card and set the camcorder back to (_ mode, If @ still appears in red, initialize the memory card,...
  • Page 106: Listof Messages

    This message can also appear if condensation has formed. Wait until the camcorder dries completely before resuming use. Disconnect the USB cable and turn off the camcorder and the printer. After a short while, turn them on again, set the camcorder to (#/._/_ and restore the connect on.
  • Page 107 This message can also appear if the camcorder has exceeded its operational temperature. Turn off the camcorder and let it cool down before resuming use. The disc may not be loaded correctly. Try removing the disc and reinserting it.
  • Page 108 (DVD-RW in HOquality, or SO quality (VRmode)) to free some space or replace the disc. TASK IN PROGRESS The camcorder is updating the disc. Do not disconnect the compact power DO NOT DISCONNECT THE adapter or remove the battery pack.
  • Page 109 LOW INK LEVEL The ink cartridge needs to be replaced soon. Select [CONTINUE]to restart printing, INK ABSORBERFULL Select [CONTINUE] to resume printing, Consult a Canon Service Center ]refer to the list included with the printer] to replace the ink absorber, • FILEERROR You attempted to print an image that was recorded with another camcorder, has a •...
  • Page 110: Handling

    • Do not leave the camcorder subject to high temperatures inside of a car under direct sunlight), or high humidity. • Do not use the camcorder near strong electromagnetic fields such as above TVs, near plasma TVs or mobile phones.
  • Page 111 Carefully inspect the recording surface of the disc before inserting it in the camcorder. If the disc gets dirty use a dry, soft lens- cleaning cloth to remove any fingerprints, from the disc surface.
  • Page 112 Image data may be corrupted or lost due to memory card defects or exposure to static electricity. Canon Inc. makes no warranties for corrupted • Do not turn off the camcorder, disconnect the power source or remove the memory card while the CARD access indicator is flashing.
  • Page 113: Maintenance/Others

    The built- in lithium battery is recharged while you use the camcorder; however, it will become totally discharged if you do not use the camcorder for about 3 months.
  • Page 114 You can use the compact adapter to operate the camcorder to charge battery packs in any country with power supply between 100 and 240 VAC, 50/60 Hz. Consult a Canon Service Center for information adapters for overseas use. Playback on a TV Screen...
  • Page 115 Guam, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Micronesia, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Surinam, Taiwan, Trinidad and Tobago, USA, Venezuela, Virgin Islands. TrademarkAcknowledgements • nliniSD is a trademark of SD Card Associatkln. •...
  • Page 116 Add _:i(hal Wrist Strap ¸¢%z SS-600/SS-650 Shoulder Strap WL-D86 Wireless Controller WD-H37C Wide conver, TL-H37 Tele-converter 00... FS-H37U Filter Set SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case ... BP-218 jii!i... STV-100 Stereo Video Cable DTC-100 D Terminal Cable CTC-100 Component Cable HDMI Cable :...
  • Page 117 Call or visit your local retailer/dealer for genuine Canon video accessories. also obtain genuine accessories 1-800-828-4040, Canon U.S.A. Information Center. Use of genuine Canon accessories This product is designed to achieve Canon accessories. Canon accidents such as fire, etc., caused accessories (e.g., a leakage...
  • Page 118 Add _:iosal fo mat on Recording and Playback Times The recording and playback times given in the following tables are approximate vary according to recording mode and charging, recording or playback conditions. The effective usage time of the battery pack may decrease when recording in cold surroundings, when using the brighter screen settings, etc.
  • Page 119 TL-H37 Tele-converter This Tele-converter lens increases the focal length of the camcorder lens by a factor of 1.5. • The image stabilizer is not as effective when the Tele-converter is attached. • The minimum focusing distance with the TL-H37 is 2.3 m (7.5 ft.); 2.3 cm (0.91 in.) at maximum wide angle.
  • Page 120: Optional Accessories

    SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case A handy camcorder bag with padded compartments and plenty of space for accessories. This mark identifies genuine Canon video accessories. you use Canon video equipment, brand accessories or products bearing the same mark. ProductCodes Provided Accessories...
  • Page 121 HRIO System Disc Recording System Television System Compatible Media Maximum Recording Time Image Sensor LCD Screen Viewtinder Microphone Lens Lens Configuration Filter Diameter AVCHD(all disc _ges) Video compression: MPEO-4 AVCAH.264 Audio compression: Dolby Digital 2ch DVD-VIDEO (all disc types) DVD-VR (only wiih DVD-RWdiscs) Video Compression: MPEG-2 Audio Compression: Dolby Digital 2ch 1080/60i 1...
  • Page 122 2 This camcorder has been tested with miniSD cards up h} 2 GB.Performance cannot beguaranteed for all miniSD cards. s This camcorder supports Exit 2.2 (also called "Exit Print"). Exit Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between camcorders and printers. By connecting to an Exit Pdnt-compliant printer, the camcorder's image data at the time nt shooting is usedand optimized, yielding extremely high qualib/prints.
  • Page 123 Power/Others Power supply (rated) Power consumption (SP mode, AF on) Operating temperature Dimensions (W x H x R) Weight (camcorder body only) CA-570CompactPower Adapter Power supply Rated output / consumption Operating temperature Dimensions Weight BP-214 BatteryPack Battery type Rated voltage...
  • Page 124: Index

    Add _:i( hal Index 24F progressive frame rate ... Abroad, using the camcorder AEB - Auto exposure bracketing ... AF-assist lamp ... Aperture (f number) ... Aspect ratio of a connected TV (TV type) ... of movies (Widescreen) ... AUTO (recording program) ...
  • Page 125: Mode Switch

    Index screen Movies ... Still images Initialization Disc ... Memory card ... Joystick Joystick guide Language LCD screen ... Light metering mode LP mode ... Magnifying a still image Maintenance Manual exposure adjustment Markers Memory card Mini video light ... miniSD card Mode switch...
  • Page 126 Add _:iosal _fo mat on Telephoto Transfer order ... Transferring to a computer Movies ... Still images Tripod ... Troubleshooting Tv (recording program) USB terminal VIDEO mode (disc specification) Viewfinder Volume ... VR mode (disc specification) White balance Wide angle Widescreen Wind screen Wireless...
  • Page 127 CUSA,including any implied warranty regarding merchantability purpose, The sole warranty with respect to such non-Canon brand items is given by the manufacturer or producer thereof. CUSAshall have noresponsibility under this limited warranty for use of Canon camcorders in conjunction with incompatible peripheral equipment and incompatible software.
  • Page 128 (a)Thelossor damagetotile productresultsfrom: i) accident,natural disaster, m ishandling, a buse,neglect,unauthorizedproductmodificationor failureto followinstrucRons containedin tile instructionmanual; if) foe use ofaeeessodes, a NachmeMs, producta,suppfies, p arts ordeviceswtih foisCanonprodutathat do notconform ta Canon spacificationsor that causeabnormallyfrequent serviceproblems; iii) reqaUsor servicespartormeqby anyparty other foana CanonServiceFacility;...
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