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Instruction Manual

Inst struction Manual
Manuel d'instruction
Manual de Instrucciones
PUB. DIM-0909-000
HD Camcorder
HD Camcorder
Caméscope HD
Videocámara HD
English
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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    HD Camcorder HD Camcorder Inst struction Manual Instruction Manual Caméscope HD Manuel d'instruction Videocámara HD Manual de Instrucciones PUB. DIM-0909-000 English Français Español...
  • Page 2: Important Usage Instructions

    Unauthorized recording of copyrighted materials may infringe on the rights of copyright owners and be contrary to copyright laws. HD Camcorder, VIXIA HF S10 A / VIXIA HF S100 A systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation.
  • Page 3 CAUTION: • Danger of explosion if the wrong type of battery pack is attached. Use only the same type of battery pack. • Do not expose battery pack to excessive heat such as the inside of a car under direct sunlight, fire, etc.
  • Page 4: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS In these safety instructions the word “product” refers to the Canon HD Camcorder VIXIA HF S10 A / VIXIA HF S100 A and all its accessories. Read these instructions. Keep these instructions. Heed all warnings. Follow all instructions.
  • Page 5 Placing or Moving — Do not place on an unstable cart, stand, tripod, bracket or table. The product may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious damage to the product. A product and cart combination should be moved with care. Quick stops, excessive force, and uneven surfaces may cause the product and cart combination to overturn.
  • Page 6 Replacement Parts — When replacement parts are required, be sure the service technician has used replacement parts that are specified by Canon or that have the same characteristics as the original part. Unauthorized substitutions may result in fire, electric shock or other hazards.
  • Page 7 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. Receive information on new products and promotions Upon your request, we will send you information on Canon new prod- ucts and promotions.
  • Page 8: Enjoying High-Definition Video With Your Camcorder

    Approximately 6 times the number of pixels. More than twice the number of scanning lines. “Full HD 1080” refers to Canon camcorders compliant with high-definition video composed of 1,080 vertical pixels (scanning lines). Video is recorded at this resolution only when the recording mode is set to MXP or FXP mode.
  • Page 9 . Recording on flash memory means that there are no moving parts in the recorder unit of the camcorder. To you, it means a camcorder that is smaller, lighter and faster. In fact, using the Quick Start function 48) you can open the LCD panel and start recording within approximately one second.
  • Page 10 Can I play back my high-definition video on other devices? Needless to say, you can connect your camcorder to an HDTV to enjoy your recordings with family and friends ( options: • You can easily play back video recorded on the memory card by...
  • Page 12: Table Of Contents

    Setting the Date and Time Changing the Language Changing the Time Zone Using a Memory Card Memory Cards Compatible for Use with the Camcorder Inserting and Removing a Memory Card Selecting the Memory for the Recordings Initializing the Built-in Memory (...
  • Page 13 Video Basic Recording Shooting Video Selecting the Video Quality (Recording Mode) Zooming Quick Start Function Basic Playback Playing Back the Video Selecting what Recordings to Play Back Searching for Scenes Selecting the Playback Starting Point Pre-selecting Recordings from the Index Screen Deleting Scenes Advanced Functions Special Scene Recording Programs...
  • Page 14 Playlist and Scene Operations Dividing Scenes Editing the Playlist: Adding, Deleting, Moving and Playing Back Copying Scenes Photos Basic Recording Taking Photos Selecting Photo Size and Quality Deleting a Photo Right After Recording It Basic Playback Viewing Photos Deleting Photos Magnifying Photos during Playback 100 Additional Functions Flash...
  • Page 15 External Connections 120 Terminals on the Camcorder Connection Diagrams Playback on a TV Screen 125 Saving Your Recordings Saving Your Recordings on a Computer Authoring High-Definition (AVCHD) Discs and Photo DVDs Copying your Recordings to an External Video Recorder Transferring Photos to a Computer (Direct Transfer)
  • Page 16: About This Manual

    About this Manual Thank you for purchasing the Canon VIXIA HF S10/VIXIA HF S100. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to operate cor- rectly, refer to Troubleshooting ( Conventions Used in this Manual •...
  • Page 17 Brackets [ ] are used to refer to menu options as they are displayed on screen. The names of most buttons and switches are indicated within a “button” frame. FUNC. For example In this manual, the arrow is used to abbreviate menu selections. For a detailed explanation refer to Using the Menus ( In this manual, indicates that a function is available in the operating...
  • Page 18: Getting To Know The Camcorder

    Getting to Know the Camcorder Supplied Accessories and CD-ROMs The following accessories are supplied with the camcorder: Introduction CA-570 Compact Power Adapter (incl. power cord) BP-807 Battery Pack WL-D88 Wireless Controller (incl. CR2025 lithium button battery) STV-250N Stereo Video Cable Yellow •...
  • Page 19 Installation Guide - ImageMixer 3 SE Transfer Utility – Software for saving and transferring movies. - Music Transfer Utility – Software for transferring to the camcorder music data for video snapshot playback. • PIXELA Application - Disc 2 CD-ROM* - ImageMixer 3 SE Video Tools – Software for managing, editing, and playing back movies.
  • Page 20: Names Of Parts

    Names of Parts Left side view Right side view Front view Introduction Stereo microphone (L) ( Speaker ( VIDEO SNAP (video snapshot) button 65)/ (print/share) button 112, 134) DISP. (on-screen display) button 54, 78)/ BATT. INFO button ( CUSTOM dial ( CUSTOM button ( Memory card slot cover Memory card slot (...
  • Page 21 Back view LCD panel Top view DC IN terminal ( Camera mode dial ( AV OUT terminal ( 120, 122)/ (headphones) terminal ( START/STOP button ( Battery attachment unit ( RESET button ( 155) Remote sensor ( LCD screen ( Joystick ( FUNC.
  • Page 22 Bottom view Wireless Controller WL-D88 Introduction Serial number The serial number label is located on the top surface of the battery attachment unit. Remove the battery pack to find it. Tripod socket ( 167) START/STOP button ( FUNC. button ( 36, 137) MENU button ( 36, 140)
  • Page 23: Screen Displays

    Screen Displays Recording Movies Operating mode ( Recording program ( White balance ( Image effect ( Digital effect ( Recording mode ( Photo quality/size (simultaneous recording) ( Remote sensor off ( AGC (automatic gain) limit ( Microphone attenuator ( Pre-recording ( Memory operation ( Instant AF ( 142),...
  • Page 24 On the memory card In the built-in memory Playing Movies (During Playback) Data code ( 78, 145) Scene number Introduction Camcorder shake warning ( AF frame ( Focus and exposure lock ( 104) Flash ( Joystick guide ( 143) 142)
  • Page 25 Viewing Photos Histogram ( 105) Current photo / Total number of photos Photo number ( 149) Protected photo mark ( Date and time of recording Manual focus ( File size Manual exposure ( Photo size ( Aperture value ( 107) Shutter speed ( Introduction...
  • Page 26: Memory Operation

    • When you attach an empty battery pack, the power may turn off without displaying • The first time you use a battery pack, fully charge it and then use the camcorder until the battery pack is completely exhausted. Doing so will ensure that the remaining recording time will be displayed accurately.
  • Page 27: Preparations

    Getting Started Charging the Battery Pack The camcorder can be powered with a battery pack or directly using the compact power adapter. Charge the battery pack before use. For approximate charging times and recording/playback times with a fully charged battery pack, refer to the tables on pages 176-177.
  • Page 28 10 °C and 30 °C (50 °F and 86 °F). Outside the temperature range of 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F), 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 recom- mended for use with this camcorder.
  • Page 29: Preparing The Wireless Controller And Accessories

    + side facing up. 3 Insert the battery holder. To use the wireless controller Point the wireless controller at the camcorder’s remote sensor when you press the buttons. You can rotate the LCD panel 180 degrees to use the wireless controller from the front of the camcorder.
  • Page 30 • If the wireless controller does not work, check that Remote Control] is not set to [ replace the battery. Accessories Fasten the grip belt. Adjust the grip belt so that you can reach the zoom lever with your index finger, and START/STOP button with your thumb.
  • Page 31: Adjusting The Position And Brightness Of The Lcd Screen

    LCD panel 180 degrees can be useful in the following cases: - To include yourself in the picture when recording with the self timer. - To allow the camcorder to be operated with the wireless controller from the front. 180°...
  • Page 32 • Repeat this action to turn the LCD backlight on (bright) or off (normal). • If [LCD Screen Dimmer] is set to [ DISP. for more than 2 seconds will turn off the screen dimmer and return the LCD screen to its previous brightness setting. NOTES •...
  • Page 33: Basic Operation Of The Camcorder

    Camera mode mode dial Dual Shot Record video and take photos easily, letting the camcorder take care of all the settings – Great for beginners or if you just prefer not to bother with detailed camcorder settings. Flexible recording Use one of the dedicated recording modes to enjoy full access to the menus and advanced functions and change the camcorder’s settings to your preference.
  • Page 34 For example, you can use the Special Scene recording programs ( settings to match special recording conditions. Playback For playback, the camcorder’s operating mode is determined by the position of the camera mode dial and the Camera/Play button. Press switch between camera (recording) mode and play- back mode.
  • Page 35: Joystick And Joystick Guide

    Joystick and Joystick Guide Use the joystick to operate the camcorder's menus. Push the joystick up, down, left or right ) to select an item or change settings. If the joystick guide does not appear on the screen, press the joystick ( ) to display it.
  • Page 36 Selecting an Option from the FUNC. Menu Following is an example of selecting a FUNC. menu option in mode (the operation is similar in operation varies depending on the function selected so refer to the rel- evant chapter as necessary. FUNC.
  • Page 37 • Move ( ) the orange selection bar to the tabs at the top of the screen to select a different menu (step 3). 5 Select ( ) the desired option and press Some options, like brightness and volume settings, need to be adjusted by pushing the joystick ( FUNC.
  • Page 38: First Time Settings

    ) [OK] and press setup screen. NOTES • 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. In such case, recharge the built-in lithium battery ( 170) and set the time zone, date and time again.
  • Page 39: Changing The Language

    Menu] Desired language NOTES • The displays the name of buttons on the camcorder and will not change, regardless of the language selected. Changing the Time Zone Change the time zone to match your location. The default setting is New York.
  • Page 40: Using A Memory Card

    Using a Memory Card Memory Cards Compatible for Use with the Camcorder You can use commercially available memory cards and ever, depending on its Speed Class, you may not be able to record movies on the memory card. Refer to the table below.
  • Page 41: Inserting And Removing A Memory Card

    • Memory cards have front and back sides that are not interchangeable. Inserting a memory card facing the wrong direction can cause a mal- function of the camcorder. Be sure to insert the memory card as described in step 3.
  • Page 42: Selecting The Memory For The Recordings

    (movies) or photo size/quality (photos) currently in use). Initializing the Built-in Memory ( Initialize memory cards when you use them with this camcorder for the first time. You can also initialize a memory card or the built-in memory only) to permanently delete all the recordings it contains.
  • Page 43 • When the memory is initialized, music files will be erased as well. Use the supplied software Music Transfer Utility to transfer music files from the supplied Music Data CD-ROM to the camcorder. For details, refer to the ‘Music Transfer Utility Software Guide’ (PDF file).
  • Page 44: Basic Recording

    Basic Recording Shooting Video 1 Set the camera mode dial to 2 Turn on the camcorder. By default, movies are recorded in the built-in memory. You can set the memory card as the recording media for movies (...
  • Page 45: Selecting The Video Quality (Recording Mode)

    - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode. • Be sure to save your recordings regularly ( ing important recordings. Canon shall not be liable for any loss or cor- ruption of data. NOTES •...
  • Page 46 Approximate recording times Recording mode → Memory ↓ 32 GB 55 min. Built-in memory 4 GB 20 min. Memory card 8 GB 40 min. Memory card 16 GB 25 min. Memory card 32 GB 55 min. Memory card * Recorded in 1,920 x 1,080 resolution. Movies recorded using other recording modes are recorded in 1,440 x 1,080 resolution.
  • Page 47: Zooming

    Zooming mode: In addition to the optical zoom, digital zoom is also avail- able ( 142). 10x Optical Zoom Move the zoom lever toward W (wide angle) to zoom out. Move it toward T (telephoto) to zoom in. By default, the zoom lever operates at a variable speed –...
  • Page 48: Quick Start Function

    ON/OFF (CHG) indicator is lit in orange). NOTES • The camcorder will not enter standby mode if the LCD panel is closed while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing or while a menu is being displayed. The camcorder may also not enter standby mode if the LCD panel is closed while the memory card slot cover is open or when the battery charge is too low.
  • Page 49: Basic Playback

    Basic Playback Playing Back the Video 1 Set the camera mode dial to 2 Press • Even if the camcorder is off, pressing camcorder in playback mode. • The index screen appears after a few seconds. 3 Move ( ) the selection frame to the scene you want to play back.
  • Page 50 - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode. • You may not be able to play back with this camcorder movies recorded on a memory card using another device.
  • Page 51: Selecting What Recordings To Play Back

    * Push the joystick/press the button twice to skip to the beginning of the previous scene. Ending special playback modes During any special playback mode, press on the wireless controller. The camcorder will return to its initial mode (playback or playback pause). NOTES • During some special playback modes, you may notice some anomalies (blocky video artifacts, banding, etc.) in the playback picture.
  • Page 52: Searching For Scenes

    1 In the index screen, move ( tabs on the top of the screen. 2 Select ( ) the tab corresponding to the recordings you want to play back. 3 Return ( ) to the index screen to select a scene or photo. By default, the index screen will show up to 6 items (scenes or photos).
  • Page 53 • When you move the cursor to a date displayed in white, a thumbnail showing a still image from the first scene recorded on that date will be displayed next to the calendar. Below it will appear the number of scenes recorded ( •...
  • Page 54: Selecting The Playback Starting Point

    Selecting Only Scenes that Contain People’s Faces If you recorded movies with the Face Detection function ( vated, the camcorder can narrow down the scenes shown in the index screen, leaving only those scenes where a face was detected. 1 Open the movie index screen.
  • Page 55 Movie Timeline 1 Open the original movies index screen. You can select the original movies in the built-in memory or on the memory card ( 2 Select ( ) the scene you want to view and press • The [Timeline] screen appears. The large thumbnail will show the first frame of the scene.
  • Page 56 • The [Timeline by Faces] screen appears. The large thumbnail shows the point at which a face was first detected. Below it, frames are taken from the scene every time the main subject detected by the camcorder changed. • Press DISP.
  • Page 57: Pre-Selecting Recordings From The Index Screen

    Pre-selecting Recordings from the Index Screen You can select in advance a number of original movies or photos from the index screen in order to perform certain actions on them collec- tively, all at once. mode: Delete ( to the playlist ( 87).
  • Page 58: Deleting Scenes

    FUNC. NOTES • The pre-selection of scenes/photos will be canceled if you turn off the camcorder or change the operating mode. • Scenes in the playlist cannot be included in the pre-selection. Deleting Scenes You can delete those scenes that you are not interested in keeping.
  • Page 59 • Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing (while scenes are being deleted). - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode. NOTES •...
  • Page 60: Advanced Functions

    - Autofocus may not work as well as in other modes. In such case, adjust the focus manually. • [ Fireworks]: - To avoid camcorder blur (blur due to the camcorder moving) we recommend using a tripod. - In mode, slower shutter speeds are used so blur is more likely to occur.
  • Page 61 Options ( Default value) Portrait] The camcorder uses a large aperture, to achieve a sharp focus on the sub- ject while blurring the background. Sports] To record sports scenes such as tennis or golf. Night] To record in low-light situations.
  • Page 62: Changing The Shutter Speed And Aperture

    , then Video The camcorder automatically adjusts the Set the shutter speed value. The cam- Set the aperture value. The camcorder Desired recording program* Shutter-Priority AE] or [ to save the setting and close the menu. Aperture-Priority AE], do not...
  • Page 63 Shutter speed guidelines Note that on screen only the denominator is displayed – [ cates a shutter speed of 1/250 second, etc. [1/2]*, [1/4]*, [1/8], [1/15], [1/30] [1/60] To record under most ordinary conditions. [1/100] To record indoor sports scenes. [1/250], [1/500], [1/1000]** train or to shoot fast-moving subjects such as roller coasters.
  • Page 64: Cinema Mode: Giving A Cinematic Look To Your Recordings

    Cinema Mode: Giving a Cinematic Look to your Recordings Give your recordings a cinematic look by using the [ Cine Mode] recording program. Combine this recording program with the 24 fps progressive frame rate [ PF24] to get the enhanced effect of the 24p Cinema Mode.
  • Page 65: Video Snapshot

    • When the camcorder stops recording, the screen will momentarily turn black as if a camera shutter had released. • In the movie index screen, video snapshot scenes are indicated with mark.
  • Page 66 Combining Video Snapshot Scenes with Music 1 Open the original movies index screen and press • The button’s blue light will turn on and only video snapshot scenes will appear in the index screen. • You can select the original movies in the built-in memory or on the memory card ( •...
  • Page 67 Music Data CD-ROM to the camcorder. For details, refer to the ‘Music Transfer Utility Software Guide’ (PDF file). • Video snapshot is deactivated if the camcorder is switched to playback mode or if the camera mode dial is set to •...
  • Page 68: Pre-Recording Function

    NOTES • While pre-recording is activated, the camcorder will not emit any notifi- cation sounds. • The camcorder will not record the full 3 seconds prior to pressing START/STOP if the button was pressed within 3 seconds of having turned on pre-recording or having finished the previous recording.
  • Page 69: Self Timer

    PHOTO mode: Press and then fully. The camcorder will record the photo after a 10-second countdown*. The countdown appears on the screen. * 2 seconds when using the wireless controller. NOTES • Once the countdown has begun, any of the following actions will cancel the self timer.
  • Page 70: Manual Exposure Adjustment And Automatic Backlight Correction

    • This function can also be assigned to the custom key/dial ( • If the recording program is changed during exposure lock, the cam- corder will return to automatic exposure. Video Fireworks]. Exposure twice to return the camcorder to 85).
  • Page 71: Manual Focus Adjustment

    You can also turn off the focus assist function ( • When face detection ( picture, the camcorder will magnify the face of the person identified as the main subject. If there is more than one person in the picture, you can select the main subject manually.
  • Page 72: Face Detection

    (with the white face frame) will be determined to be the main subject. You can also select the main subject manually, so the camcorder optimizes the settings for the per- son selected.
  • Page 73 40x zoom (dark blue area on the zoom bar). • When face detection is activated, the slowest shutter speed used by the camcorder is 1/30 (1/24 if the frame rate is set to [ Main subject PF24]) or when the digital PF24]).
  • Page 74: White Balance

    * When you select [ Custom WB], do not press the following procedure. Video The camcorder automatically sets the white bal- To record under tungsten and tungsten-type To record under warm white, cool white or warm- To record under daylight or daylight-type...
  • Page 75 To set the custom white balance 1 Point the camcorder at a white object, zoom in until it fills the whole screen and press When the adjustment is completed, The camcorder retains the custom setting even if you turn off the camcorder.
  • Page 76: Image Effects

    Image Effects You can use the image effects to change the color saturation and con- trast to record movies and photos with special color effects. POINTS TO CHECK • Select a recording program other than the Special Scene recording pro- grams.
  • Page 77: Digital Effects

    Digital Effects Options ( Default value) Digital Effect Off] to use the digital effects. Fade Trigger] end a scene with a fade from or to a black screen. Black & White] white. Sepia] Records movies and photos in sepia tones for an “old”...
  • Page 78: On-Screen Displays And Data Code

    • When you apply a fader, not only the picture but also the sound will fade in or out. When you apply an effect, the sound will be recorded normally. • The camcorder retains the last setting used even if you deactivate the selected digital effect or change the recording program.
  • Page 79: Digital Tele-Converter

    About the Data Code With every scene or photo recorded, the camcorder keeps a data code (date/time of recording, information about the camera setup, etc.). In mode, this information is displayed on the bottom bar and as information icons;...
  • Page 80: Audio Recording Level

    • The audio level selected will be locked and the audio level adjustment bar will turn white. • Press twice to return the camcorder to automatic adjustment of the audio recording level. To display the audio level indicator Usually, the audio level indicator will be displayed only after activating the manual adjustment of the audio recording level.
  • Page 81: Using Headphones

    NOTES • When the audio level meter reaches the red point (0 dB mark), the sound may be distorted. • If the audio level is too high and the sound gets distorted, activate the microphone attenuator ( • We recommend using headphones ( while adjusting the audio recording level or when the microphone atten- uator is activated.
  • Page 82 • Even if [AV/Headphones] was set to [ mode, the function of the AV OUT/ AV output when you set the camcorder to a recording mode. • If [AV/Headphones] was set to [ camcorder retains the terminal’s setting even if you set the camcorder mode.
  • Page 83: Using The Mini Advanced Shoe

    Using the Mini Advanced Shoe Using the mini advanced shoe, you can attach to the camcorder a range of optional accessories to expand its functionality. For details about optional accessories available for use with your camcorder, refer to System Diagram ( details about how to attach and use the accessories, refer also to the instruction manual of the accessory used.
  • Page 84: Using An External Microphone

    Using an External Microphone When recording in very quiet surroundings, the built-in microphone may pick up the sound of the camcorder's internal machinery. In such case, we recommend using an external microphone. Using the DM-100 Directional Stereo Microphone Attach the optional DM-100 Directional Stereo Microphone to the mini advanced shoe.
  • Page 85: Using The Custom Key And Dial

    Using the Custom Key and Dial You can assign to the used functions. You can then adjust the selected function using the CUSTOM button and dial, without having to access any menus. Options ( Default value) [Exposure] Manual exposure adjustment ( to turn the manual exposure on/off and turn the dial to compen- sate the exposure.
  • Page 86: Playlist And Scene Operations

    Playlist and Scene Operations Dividing Scenes You can divide scenes (original scenes only) in order to leave out the best parts and later cut out the rest. 1 Open the original movies index screen. You can select the original movies in the built-in memory or on the memory card ( 2 Select ( FUNC.
  • Page 87: Editing The Playlist: Adding, Deleting, Moving And Playing Back

    - Scenes that were not recorded with this camcorder. • Scenes cannot be divided within 0.5 seconds from the beginning or the end of the scene. • During the playback of a scene that was divided, you may notice some anomalies in the picture/sound at the point where the scene was cut.
  • Page 88 Video Tools CD-ROM and were then written back to the camcorder. • You may not be able to add scenes to the playlist if there is not enough space available in the memory. Video on the camcorder or on the wireless controller to Original movies Playlist...
  • Page 89 Deleting Scenes from the Playlist Deleting scenes from the playlist will not affect your original recordings. Options [All Scenes] Deletes all the scenes from the playlist. [This Scene] Deletes from the playlist only the scene marked with the orange selection frame. 1 Open the playlist index screen.
  • Page 90 4 Move ( ) the orange marker to the desired position of the scene and press The original position of the scene and the current position of the marker are displayed at the bottom of the screen. 5 Select ( ) [Yes] and press NOTES •...
  • Page 91: Copying Scenes

    Copying Scenes You can copy original movies or the entire playlist only from the built-in memory to the corresponding location on the memory card. Copying Original Movies Options [All Scenes] Copies all the scenes to the memory card. [All Scenes (this date)] that were recorded on the same day as the selected scene.
  • Page 92 Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode.
  • Page 93: Photos

    Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode.
  • Page 94: Selecting Photo Size And Quality

    NOTES • If the subject is not suitable for autofocus, focus manually ( • When the subject is too bright, [Overexp.] will flash on the screen. In such case, use the optional 58 mm ND4L filter. Selecting Photo Size and Quality Photos are recorded as JPG files.
  • Page 95: Deleting A Photo Right After Recording It

    NOTES • The actual number of photos that can be recorded will vary depending on the subject and shooting conditions. • The camcorder retains the last setting used even if you set the cam- corder to mode. • When printing photos, use the following guidelines as a reference for selecting the print size.
  • Page 96: Basic Playback

    Basic Playback Viewing Photos To start directly in single photo view 1 Set the camera mode dial to 2 Press The last photo recorded will be displayed in single photo view. 3 Push the joystick ( between photos. Push the joystick ( down to run quickly through the photos.
  • Page 97: Deleting Photos

    Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode.
  • Page 98 Using the FUNC. Menu 1 In single photo view, open the photo selection screen. FUNC. Delete] Delete] appears on the screen. 2 Select ( ) the photo you want to delete and press 3 Select ( ) [Yes] and press 4 Repeat steps 2-3 to delete additional photos or press to close the menu.
  • Page 99: Magnifying Photos During Playback

    Magnifying Photos during Playback In single photo view, photos can be magnified up to 5 times. appear for photos that cannot be enlarged. 1 Move the zoom lever toward T. • The photo is magnified by 2 times and a frame appears indicating the position of the magnified area.
  • Page 100: Additional Functions

    Additional Functions Flash You can use the flash to take photos in dark places. Options ( Default value) (auto) The flash fires automatically according to the brightness of the subject. (red-eye reduction, auto) ing to the brightness of the subject. The assist lamp lights up to reduce the red-eye effect.
  • Page 101 - You can also set lamp is not activated ( - The camcorder may not be able to focus even if the AF-assist lamp is • The practical range of the flash is approx. 1 to 2 m (3.3 to 6.6 ft.). The practical range with the VFL-2 attached is approx.
  • Page 102: Drive Mode: Continuous Shooting And Exposure Bracketing

    • When the flash is used, continuous shooting speed will decrease to approx. 2.1 photos/second. Continuous shooting speed will decrease also when using slow shutter speeds (1/30 or slower). Photos Fireworks]. Captures a series of up to 60 pressed down. There are PHOTO The camcorder records 3 photos FUNC. Desired option...
  • Page 103: Taking Photos While Recording Movies (Simultaneous Recording)

    While recording, or in record pause mode, press the photo. NOTES • The camcorder retains the last setting used even if you set the cam- corder to mode. • Photos cannot be recorded simultaneously while the digital zoom or a digital effect is activated.
  • Page 104: Light Metering Mode

    Light Metering Mode 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. Options ( Default value) Evaluative] including backlit scenes.
  • Page 105: Rotating Photos

    5 Press to play back the slideshow set to the background music selected. • Press to stop the slideshow and return to the photo index screen. • During the playback of the slideshow, push the joystick ( adjust the volume of the background music. NOTES •...
  • Page 106: Capturing Photos From The Playback Scene

    The area to the right of the histogram represents highlights and the left side represents shadows. A photo whose histogram skews to the right is rela- tively bright; while one whose histo- gram peaks to the left, is relatively dark. Capturing Photos from the Playback Scene You can capture a single photo or a series of photos from a previously recorded scene.
  • Page 107: Protecting Photos

    • Photos captured from a scene with a lot of fast movement may be blurred. • Photos will be recorded on the memory selected for recording photos ( 42). • [ Photo Sequence]: - Up to 100 photos can be captured at a time. - The photo sequence capture will stop when the end of the scene is reached (playback will pause at the beginning of the following scene).
  • Page 108: Copying Photos

    Protecting Photos from the Index Screen Options [Individual Photos] ing Single Photos ( dure to protect the photo. [Selected Photos] (marked with a from the Index Screen ( [Remove All] Removes the protection from all photos. 1 Open the photo index screen. You can select the photos in the built-in memory or on the memory card ( 51).
  • Page 109 Failing to do so may result in permanent data loss. - Do not open the memory card slot cover. - Do not disconnect the power source or turn off the camcorder. - Do not change the camcorder’s operating mode.
  • Page 110 Other Functions You Can Use when Taking Photos You can also use the following functions... The following functions and features of the camcorder can be used either for shooting video or for taking photos. The way to set and use them was already explained in detail, so we refer you to the relevant page in the “Video”...
  • Page 111: Printing Photos

    You can mark in advance the photos you want to print and set the desired number of copies as a print order ( Canon printers: SELPHY printers of the CP, DS and ES series and PIXMA printers marked with the PictBridge logo.
  • Page 112 NOTES • will appear for photos that cannot be printed. • We recommend powering the camcorder using the compact power adapter. • Refer also to the printer’s instruction manual. • If you have no intention to use the optional DW-100 DVD Burner, you...
  • Page 113: Selecting The Print Settings

    [x photos/sheet]: Refer to the sidebar on page 114. ] (Date print) ] (Print effect) Image Optimize function. Select [On], [Off] or [Default]. Canon PIXMA/SELPHY DS printers: You can also select [Vivid], [NR] and [Vivid+NR]. [ ] (Number of copies) * Select ( ) [Paper Settings] and press consecutively.
  • Page 114 [x photos/sheet]: Printing multiple photos on the same sheet When using Canon printers you can print the same photo multiple times on the same sheet of paper. Use the following table as a guideline for the recommended number of copies depending on the [ Size] setting.
  • Page 115 If that option is not available, select [Stop] and press and then restart printing from the beginning. • Other printers or if the error still persists with a Canon printer: If printing does not resume automatically, disconnect the USB cable and turn off the camcorder.
  • Page 116: Trimming Settings

    3-5 in Printing after Changing the Print Settings ( NOTES • The trimming settings are canceled in the following cases: - When you turn off the camcorder. - When you disconnect the USB cable. - When you expand the trimming frame beyond its maximum size.
  • Page 117: Print Orders

    You can mark in advance the photos you want to print and set the desired number of copies as a print order. Later, you can easily print out the print orders by connecting the camcorder to a PictBridge-com- patible printer ( 111).
  • Page 118 3 Set the print orders. FUNC. Print Orders] FUNC. Printing Photos Marked with Print Orders 1 Connect the camcorder to the printer using the supplied USB cable. Refer to Connecting the Camcorder to the Printer ( 2 Open the print menu. FUNC.
  • Page 119 NOTES • Canceling a print job: Refer to page 115. • Restarting printing: Open the print menu as explained in step 2. In the print settings menu, select [Print]* or [Resume] and press remaining photos will be printed. Printing cannot be restarted when the print order settings have been changed or if you deleted a photo with print order settings.
  • Page 120: External Connections

    TV, VCR, or computer. Terminals on the Camcorder * When connecting a cable to the camcorder, make sure to align the triangle marks on the cable's connector and on the camcorder's terminal ( External Connections COMPONENT OUT Terminal* Access: Open the side terminal cover.
  • Page 121: Connection Diagrams

    HDMI terminal, 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 it to an HDMI output terminal on an external device, as this may damage the camcorder.
  • Page 122 STV-250N Stereo Video Cable Type: Analog Quality: Standard definition Output only Connect to a standard TV or a VCR with audio/video input terminals. Change the following settings on the camcorder: Connection the TV cannot automatically detect and change the aspect ratio...
  • Page 123 Type: Digital data connection Connect to a computer to save your recordings, to the optional Connection DW-100 DVD Burner to create DVD discs from them, or to a printer to print out photos. USB Cable (supplied) External Connections...
  • Page 124: Playback On A Tv Screen

    Playback on a TV Screen Connect the camcorder to a TV to enjoy your recordings with family and friends. Playback on an HDTV using one of the high-definition con- nections will ensure the best playback quality. 1 Turn off the camcorder and the TV.
  • Page 125: Saving Your Recordings

    • While the camcorder is connected to a computer, do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card. • When the camcorder is connected to a computer: Do not access, change or delete any of the camcorder’s folders or files directly from the computer as this may result in permanent data loss.
  • Page 126: Authoring High-Definition (Avchd) Discs And Photo Dvds

    Authoring High-Definition (AVCHD) Discs and Photo DVDs You can connect the camcorder to the optional DW-100 DVD Burner to create high-definition DVD discs (AVCHD specifications). This way, you can save your video recordings in the highest video quality available. You can also create Photo DVDs from your photos that you can play back with most standard DVD players.
  • Page 127 Connecting to the DW-100 DVD Burner and Creating a Disc 1 Turn on the DVD Burner. Refer to Creating DVDs. DW-100 2 Connect the camcorder to the DVD Burner using the supplied USB cable. • Connection . Refer to Connection Diagrams ( Connections.
  • Page 128 DW-100 DVD burner. Use the software on the supplied Video Tools CD-ROM to save such scenes. • While the camcorder is connected to the DVD Burner, do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card.
  • Page 129 Playing Back AVCHD Discs Using the DW-100 DVD Burner You can use the optional DW-100 DVD Burner and the camcorder also to play back high-definition (AVCHD) discs on a TV. This is very convenient, for example to play back your discs even in a location where an AVCHD- compatible DVD player is not available.
  • Page 130: Copying Your Recordings To An External Video Recorder

    ) the scene you want to play back and press to begin the playback. IMPORTANT • While the camcorder is connected to the DVD Burner, do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card. NOTES •...
  • Page 131: Transferring Photos To A Computer (Direct Transfer)

    2 Turn on the camcorder and set it to Verify that [AV/Headphones] is set to [ 3 Camcorder: Locate the scene you wish to copy and pause playback shortly before the scene. 4 Camcorder: Resume playback. By default, on-screen displays will be embedded in the output video signal.
  • Page 132 Refer to Starting CameraWindow. DVSD IMPORTANT • While the camcorder is connected to the computer, do not open the memory card slot cover and do not remove the memory card. • Observe the following precautions while the ACCESS indicator is on or flashing.
  • Page 133 • Refer also to the computer’s instruction manual. • Users of Windows Vista, Windows XP and Mac OS X: Your camcorder is equipped with the standard Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP) allowing you to transfer photos (JPEG only) simply by connecting the camcorder to a computer using the supplied USB cable, without having to install the supplied software.
  • Page 134: Transfer Orders

    Set as Desktop Wallpaper] computer’s desktop background. Automatic transfer options Select ( ) a transfer option and press • The camcorder returns to the transfer menu once the transfer is com- pleted. • To cancel the transfer, select ( FUNC. Manual transfer options...
  • Page 135 FUNC. 3 Press to return to the transfer menu. NOTES • When the camcorder is connected to the computer and the photo selection screen is displayed, press menu. Transfer Orders You can mark in advance the photos you want to transfer to the com- puter as transfer orders.
  • Page 136 FUNC. Transfer Orders] FUNC. Transferring photos marked with transfer orders Connect the camcorder to the computer and select [ Transfer Orders] in the transfer menu ( External Connections Opens the same screen described in Marking Marks all the photos selected in advance checkmark) with a transfer order.
  • Page 137: Additional Information

    Additional Information This chapter contains troubleshooting advice, screen mes- sages, handling and maintenance tips, and other information. Appendix: Menu Options Lists Menu items not available appear grayed out. For details about how to select an item, refer to Using the Menus ( function, see the reference page.
  • Page 138 Menu item Digital effects Drive mode Recording mode Simultaneous recording Photo size/quality Additional Information Setting options Digital Effect Off], [ Fade Trigger], Wipe], [ Black & White], [ Art] Digital Effect Off], [ Black & White], Sepia] Single], [ Continuous Shooting], Hi-Speed Continuous Shooting], Auto Exposure Bracketing] High Quality 24 Mbps],...
  • Page 139 Setup Menus FUNC. Menu - Playback Modes (movie playback), in the original index screen; able in both; — - not available in either. (photo playback): the photo index screen; Menu item [Select Music] [Off], list of background music tracks [Select] [Individual Scenes], [Remove All Selections] [Individual Photos],...
  • Page 140: Setup Menus

    Menu item [Transfer Orders] – [Individual Photos], [Selected Photos], [Remove All] [Rotate] – [Delete] [All Scenes], [All Scenes (this date)], [This Scene], [Selected Scenes] [All Scenes], [This Scene] [No], [Yes] [All Photos], [This Photo], [Selected Photos] [Scene Search] [Calendar Screen], [Date Selection] [Scenes with Faces] Setup Menus Camera Setup 1...
  • Page 141 [Color Bars & Tone]: In addition to the color bar pattern, a 1 kHZ, -12 dB test tone is output. • Connect the camcorder to the TV or monitor and display the color bars (if desired, along with the test tone). Check the colors and audio record- ing levels on the external monitor and adjust as necessary.
  • Page 142 • When the recording mode is set to [ matically set to [ • When focus priority is activated, if face detection ( vated, the camcorder will focus on the face of the main subject (white face-detection frame) when one is detected. Additional Information...
  • Page 143 • If a trailing afterimage appears, set the slow shutter to [ • If (camcorder shake warning) appears, we recommend stabilizing the camcorder, for example, by mounting it on a tripod. [Wind Screen]: The camcorder automatically reduces the background sound of wind when recording outdoors.
  • Page 144 71). • When face detection is activated, instead of the center of the picture, the camcorder will magnify the face of the person identified as the main subject. • Using the focus assist functions will not affect the recordings. They will be cancelled automatically after 4 seconds or when you start recording.
  • Page 145 • This function can also be assigned to the custom key/dial ( [Peaking Color]: Select the color of the emphasized outlines when [Assist Functions] is set to [ [Onscreen Markers]: You can display a grid or a horizontal line at the cen- ter of the screen.
  • Page 146 [TV Type] [AV/Headphones] [Headphone Volume] [Speaker Volume] [Demo Mode] Option not available when the camcorder is connected to an HDTV using the HDMI cable. The output will automatically be set to [ Normal TV]. [Font Size]: Changes the size of the font for the menu and other screens.
  • Page 147 [Output Onscreen Displays] • When set to [ On], the camcorder’s on-screen displays will appear also on the screen of a TV or monitor connected to the camcorder. [LCD Brightness]: Adjusts the brightness of the LCD screen. • Changing the brightness of the LCD screen does not affect the bright-...
  • Page 148 [Quick Initialization], [Initialize [Complete Initialization] [Photo Numbering] [Firmware] – Option not available when the camcorder is connected to an HDTV using an HDMI cable. Option available only from the original movies index screen. [Wireless Remote Control]: wireless controller. [Notification Sounds]: ing on the camcorder, the self-timer countdown, etc.
  • Page 149 5 minutes. • Approximately 30 seconds before the camcorder shuts off, [Auto power off] will appear. • In standby mode, the camcorder will shut off after the time selected for the [Quick Start] setting. [Quick Start]: Select whether to activate the Quick Start function when...
  • Page 150 For example, the file name of a photo numbered 101- 0107 is “IMG_0107.JPG”, stored under the folder “DCIM\101CANON”. [Firmware]: You can verify the current version of the camcorder's firm- ware. This menu option is usually unavailable. Language and Date/Time Setup...
  • Page 151 Information Screens Menu item – [Memory Info] [Memory Card Info] – [Battery Info] – [HDMI Status] – [Memory Info]/[Memory Card Info]: ify how much of the built-in memory ( currently in use ( total recording time and and how much space remains available for recording. •...
  • Page 152: Troubleshooting

    - please read the “CHECK THIS FIRST” box before going on to the more detailed problems and solutions. Consult your dealer or a Canon Service Center if the problem persists. CHECK THIS FIRST Power supply •...
  • Page 153 - The camcorder may become hot after using it continuously for long periods of time; this is not a malfunction. If the camcorder becomes unusually hot or it becomes hot after using it only for a short while, it may indicate a problem with the camcorder. Consult a Canon Service Cen- ter.
  • Page 154 When playing back video snapshot scenes or a slideshow with background music, the music track is not played back correctly. - Save your recordings on a computer ( transfer the music files first and only then write the video files back to the camcorder. Indicators and Onscreen Displays lights up in red.
  • Page 155 RESET button with a pointed item. Pressing the RESET button resets all settings. Video noise appears on screen. - Keep a distance between the camcorder and devices that emit strong electromagnetic fields (plasma TVs, cellular phones, etc.). Horizontal bands appear on the screen.
  • Page 156 A rattling can be heard from the camcorder. - The internal lens fixture can move when the camcorder is turned off. This is not a malfunc- tion. Memory Card and Accessories Cannot insert the memory card. - The memory card was not facing the correct direction. Turn the memory card over and insert it ( 41).
  • Page 157: List Of Messages

    [USB Connection Type] is set to [DVD Burner]. Set it to [Computer/Printer] or to [Connect and Set] ( - Disconnect the USB cable and turn off the camcorder. After a short while, turn it on again and restore the connection.
  • Page 158 - There is a problem with the built-in memory. Cannot communicate with the battery pack. Continue using this battery pack? - You attached a battery pack that is not recommended by Canon for use with this camcorder. Cannot copy - The total size of the scenes you selected to copy exceeds the available space on the memory card.
  • Page 159 41). - A memory card error occurred. The camcorder cannot record or display the image. - You inserted a MultiMedia Card (MMC) into the camcorder. Replace it with an SD/SDHC mem- ory card compatible for use with this camcorder ( 42).
  • Page 160 Error writing on the memory card. Data may be recovered if the memory card has not been removed. Attempt recovering the data? - This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was acci- dentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing on the memory card. Select [Yes] to try to recover the recordings.
  • Page 161 Need to recover files from the memory card. Change the position of the LOCK switch on the memory card. - This message will appear the next time you turn on the camcorder if power supply was acci- dentally interrupted while the camcorder was writing on the memory card and later the posi- tion of the card's LOCK switch was changed to prevent erasure.
  • Page 162 - Movies that were protected/edited with other devices cannot be deleted with this camcorder. Some scenes were recorded using another device and cannot be copied. - Scenes that were not recorded with this camcorder cannot be copied to the memory card. Task in progress. Do not disconnect the power source.
  • Page 163 This scene was recorded using another device and cannot be copied. - Scenes that were not recorded with this camcorder cannot be copied to the memory card. Too many photos. Disconnect the USB cable. - Disconnect the USB cable. Try using a memory card reader or decrease the number of photos on the memory card to fewer than 2,500 photos.
  • Page 164: Direct Print Related Messages

    - Could not recover a corrupted file. Direct Print Related Messages Cannot print this photo - You attempted to print a photo that was recorded with another camcorder, has a different compression, or was edited on a computer. Cannot trim this photo - You attempted to trim a photo that was recorded with another camcorder.
  • Page 165 - The paper settings of the camcorder conflict with the printer’s settings. Ink absorber full - Select [Continue] to resume printing. Consult a Canon Service Center (refer to the list included with the printer) to replace the ink absorber. Ink error - An empty ink cartridge is installed.
  • Page 166 - Close the printer cover securely. Printer error - A malfunction has occurred that may require repairs. (Canon PIXMA printers: the printer's green power lamp and orange error lamp flash alternately.) - Disconnect the USB cable and turn off the printer. Unplug the printer's power cord from the power outlet and contact the appropriate customer support center or service center.
  • Page 167: Handling Precautions

    125) and save them on a regular basis. This will protect your impor- tant recordings in case of damage and create more free space on the memory. Canon shall not be liable for any data loss. • Do not carry the camcorder by the LCD panel. Be careful when closing the LCD panel.
  • Page 168 Long-term storage If you do not intend to use the camcorder for a long time, store it in a place free of dust, in low humidity, and at temperatures not higher than 30 °C (86 °F).
  • Page 169 Regarding the use of non-Canon battery packs • For your safety, battery packs that are not genuine Canon battery packs will not be charged even if you attach them to this camcorder or to the optional CG-800 Battery Charger.
  • Page 170 3 months. To recharge the built-in lithium battery: Connect the compact power adapter to the camcorder and leave it connected for 24 hours with the camcorder off. Lithium Button Battery WARNING! •...
  • Page 171 Take the necessary precautions when you dis- pose of the camcorder or memory card, for example by physically damaging it to prevent the leakage of private data. If giving the camcorder or memory card to another person, initialize the built-in memory ( tialization] option ( 42).
  • Page 172: Maintenance/Others

    Maintenance/Others Cleaning Camcorder Body • Use a soft, dry cloth to clean the camcorder body. Never use chemically treated cloths or volatile solvents such as paint thinner. Lens and Instant AF Sensor • If the lens surface or Instant AF sensor is dirty, autofocus may not work properly.
  • Page 173: Using The Camcorder Abroad

    You can use the compact power adapter to operate the camcorder and to charge battery packs in any country with power supply between 100 and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Consult a Canon Service Center for information on plug adapters for overseas use.
  • Page 174: System Diagram

    Optional accessories not listed below, are described in more detail in the following pages. * Accessories that are compatible with the Advanced Accessory Shoe cannot be attached to this camcorder. Look for the Mini ADVANCED SHOE logo to ensure compatibility with the mini advanced shoe. SS-600/SS-650 Shoulder Strap...
  • Page 175: Optional Accessories

    Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any dam- age to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc., caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.g., a leakage and/or...
  • Page 176 The charging times given in the following table are approximate and vary according to charging conditions and initial charge of the battery pack. Battery pack→ Charging conditions↓ Using the camcorder Using the CG-800 Battery Charger Recording and Playback Times Recording and playback times given in the following tables are approxi- mate and vary according to recording mode and charging, recording or playback conditions.
  • Page 177 * Approximate times for recording with repeated operations such as start/stop, zooming, and power on/off. TL-H58 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.
  • Page 178 58 mm Neutral density and MC protector filters help you to control difficult lighting condi- tions. SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case A handy camcorder bag with padded compartments and plenty of space for accessories. DM-100 Directional Stereo Microphone This highly sensitive, super-directional microphone attaches to the camcorder’s...
  • Page 179 This cable sends both video and audio signals. This mark identifies genuine Canon video accessories. When you use Canon video equipment, we recommend Canon-brand accessories or products bearing the same mark.
  • Page 180: Product Codes

    Product Codes Provided Accessories CA-570 Compact Power Adapter BP-807 Battery Pack WL-D88 Wireless Controller STV-250N Stereo Video Cable IFC-400PCU USB Cable Optional Accessories BP-819 Battery Pack BP-827 Battery Pack CG-800 Battery Charger TL-H58 Tele-converter WD-H58 Wide-converter Protect Filter 58 mm ND4L Filter 58 mm VL-5 Video Light VFL-2 Video Flash Light...
  • Page 181: Specifications

    Photos: DCF (Design rule for camera system), compatible with Exif* Ver. 2.2 and with DPOF Image compression: JPEG (Super Fine, Fine, Normal) * This camcorder supports Exif 2.2 (also called “Exif Print”). Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between camcorders and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camcorder’s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high...
  • Page 182 • Lens Configuration: 11 elements in 9 groups (2 aspheric elements) • AF System Autofocus (TTL + external distance sensor when set to [Instant AF]) or Manual focus • Filter Diameter: 58 mm • Minimum Focusing Distance 1 m (3.3 ft.); 1 cm (0.39 in.) at full wide angle •...
  • Page 183 • Operating temperature: 0 – 40 °C (32 – 104 °F) • Dimensions [W x H x D] (excluding the grip belt): • Weight (camcorder body only): CA-570 Compact Power Adapter • Power supply: 100 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz •...
  • Page 184 About the music files The specifications of the music files compatible with the camcorder are as follows. Audio encoding: Linear PCM Audio sampling: 48 kHz, 16 bits, 2 channels Minimum length: 1 second File extension: WAV The music data is saved in the memory under the following folder structure.
  • Page 185: Index

    24F progressive frame rate ... . . 64 24p Cinema Mode Abroad, using the camcorder ....101 AF-assist lamp AGC (automatic gain) limit .
  • Page 186 ... . .36, 137 FUNC. menu ...121 HDMI OUT terminal ....149 HDMI-CEC .
  • Page 187 ....69 Self timer ....22 Serial number .
  • Page 188 B) If the Equipment is defective as a result of leaking batteries, sand, dirt or water damage; C) If defects or damages are caused by the use of unauthorized parts or by service other than by Canon USA's factory service centers or authorized service facilities;...
  • Page 189 THE USE, MISUSE OR INABILITY TO USE THE EQUIPMENT, REGARDLESS OF THE LEGAL THEORY ON WHICH THE CLAIM IS BASED, AND EVEN IF CANON USA HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOR SHALL RECOVERY OF ANY KIND AGAINST CANON USA BE GREATER THAN THE PURCHASE PRICE OF THE EQUIPMENT SOLD BY CANON USA AND CAUSING THE ALLEGED DAMAGE.
  • Page 190 Ship your Equipment in its original carton, box or equivalent, properly packed, fully insured with shipping charges prepaid, together with a copy of your bill of sale or other proof of purchase and a description of the problem to any of the Canon Service Facilities in Canada.
  • Page 191 CANON CANADA INC. MONTREAL 8801 Route Transcanadienne, Saint-Laurent, QC H4S 1Z6 ❖ If you have any questions, call the Canon Canada Information Center toll free (in Canada only) at 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666). ❖ Si vous avez des questions, veuillez téléphoner 1-800-OK-CANON (1-800-652-2666, sans frais au Canada seulement).