This camcorder is designed to be used with
PAL-type colour television signals. It cannot be
used for playback with a television of a different
standard. However, live recording and
viewfinder playback are possible anywhere.
Use the BN-V12U/BN-V20U battery packs and,
to recharge them, the provided multi-voltage
AC Power Adapter/Charger. (An appropriate
conversion adapter may be necessary to
accommodate different designs of AC outlets in
This unit is produced to comply with Standard
IEC Publ. 65.
SOME DO'S AND DON'TS ON THE SAFE USE
This equipment has been designed and manufactured to meet international safety standards
but, like any electrical equipment, care must be taken if you are to obtain the best results and
safety is to be assured.
read the operating instructions before you attempt to use the equipment.
ensure that all electrical connections (including the mains plug, extension leads and interconnections
between pieces of equipment) are properly made and in accordance with the manufacturer's instruc-
tions. Switch off and withdraw the mains plug when making or changing connections.
consult your dealer if you are ever in doubt about the installation, operation or safety of your equip-
be careful with glass panels or doors on equipment.
continue to operate the equipment if you are in any doubt about it working normally, or if it is
damanged in any way — switch off, withdraw the mains plug and consult your dealer.
remove any fixed cover as this may expose dangerous voltages.
leave equipment switched on when it is unattended unless it is specifically stated that it is designed
for unattended operation or has a standby mode. Switch off using the switch on the equipment and
make sure that your family knows how to do this. Special arrangements may need to be made for
infirm or handicapped people.
use equipment such as personal stereos or radios so that you are distracted from the requirements
of road safety. It is illegal to watch television whilst driving.
listen to headphones at high volume, as such use can permanently damage your hearing.
obstruct the ventilation of the equipment, for example with curtains or soft furnishings. Overheating
will cause damage and shorten the life of the equipment.
use makeshift stands and NEVER fix legs with wood screws — to ensure complete safety always fit
the manufacturer's approved stand or legs with the fixings provided according to the instructions.
allow electrical equipment to be exposed to rain or moisture.
— NEVER let anyone especially children push anything into holes, slots or any other opening in the case
— this could result in a fatal electrical shock;
— NEVER guess or take chances with electrical equipment of any kind — it is better to be safe than sorry!
This camcorder is designed exclusively for the
VHS-C video cassette. Only cassettes marked
VHS-C can be used with this unit.
HQ VHS is compatible with existing VHS