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Sanyo VPC HD1 - Xacti Camcorder - 720p Quick Manual

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QUICK GUIDE

Digital Movie Camera
Important note
This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-HD1010EX,
VPC-HD1010 and VPC-HD1010GX.
Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as
such.
Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera.
Make sure to read and understand the separate booklet "SAFETY MANUAL".
Keep this manual in a safe place for later reference.

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  • Page 1: Quick Guide

    QUICK GUIDE Digital Movie Camera Important note This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-HD1010EX, VPC-HD1010 and VPC-HD1010GX. Any information regarding only one of these products will be labeled as such. Please read these instructions carefully before using the camera. Make sure to read and understand the separate booklet “SAFETY MANUAL”.
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS ABOUT THIS MANUAL ................. 2 PARTS NAMES ..................3 INSTALLING THE CARD ............... 5 CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK ............6 TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF ..........8 DATE AND TIME SETTING ..............9 SWITCHING BETWEEN THE SHOOTING MODE AND PLAYBACK MODE ....................
  • Page 3: About This Manual

    ® ® An English version of Adobe Acrobat Reader is provided on the CD-ROM (Sanyo Software Pack). If you need a version for a different language, you can ® download it from the web site given below (Adobe Reader). http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html...
  • Page 4: Parts Names

    SETUP SETUP PARTS NAMES Camera Front Flash i Extends when the flash button [?] is pressed. Shoe cover Flash unit Strap holder Flash button [?] Lens Battery cover lock Remote control sensor Battery cover Monitor unit Stereo microphone Mic/headphones teminal cover [MIC/...
  • Page 5 Rear Zoom switch Speaker Multi-indicator Monitor PHOTO VIEW button REC/PLAY switch ] button ] button MENU button SET button Card slot cover SIMPLE/NORMAL switch DC IN terminal cover ON/OFF button Bottom Docking station terminal Tripod stand hole...
  • Page 6: Installing The Card

    INSTALLING THE CARD Open the card slot cover, and insert the card in the card slot. Card slot cover Insert the card all the way in. h Firmly insert the card until it SD Memory Card clicks into place. Card slot Close the card slot cover.
  • Page 7: Charging The Battery Pack

    CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK While pressing the battery cover lock, slide it (1), and pull out the battery cover toward the bottom of the camera (2). h The battery cover comes off. Battery cover lock Battery cover Insert the battery pack. h Take care that it is positioned correctly.
  • Page 8 CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK Replace the battery cover. <To remove the battery pack...> h Raise the edge of the battery pack to remove it. Close the camera’s monitor Multi-indicator unit, and set the camera in the docking station. h Set the camera securely, making sure that the camera is correctly oriented in relation to the terminal contacts in the...
  • Page 9: Turning The Camera On And Off

    TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND Turning on the camera Set the REC/PLAY switch. REC/PLAY switch To shoot pictures: Set to REC. To play back images: Set to PLAY. Playback Open the monitor unit. Recording Monitor unit Press the ON/OFF button for at least 1 second.
  • Page 10: Date And Time Setting

    DATE AND TIME SETTING The camera will record the date and time an image or audio recording is taken so that you can display them during playback. Therefore, before capturing images, make sure the correct date and time are set. Example: To set the clock to 7:30 p.m.
  • Page 11 Set the clock. 1 Select “TIME”. 2 Press the SET button. h The Set Time Screen appears. 3 Set the time to “19:30”. h The time is set in the following order: Set the hour → Set the minute. h A 24-hour clock is used for the time display. 4 Press the SET button.
  • Page 12: Switching Between The Shooting Mode And Playback Mode

    SWITCHING BETWEEN THE SHOOTING MODE AND PLAYBACK MODE Switch between the shooting mode (for recording) and the playback mode (for viewing your recorded images). Turn on the camera (page 8). REC/PLAY button Set the REC/PLAY switch to the desired mode. For recording: Set it to REC.
  • Page 13: Simple Mode/Normal Mode

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Switching between the SIMPLE and NORMAL modes Use the SIMPLE/NORMAL switch, located next to the monitor, to switch between the SIMPLE and NORMAL modes. Set the SIMPLE/NORMAL switch to the desired mode. SIMPLE mode: Set it to SIMPLE. NORMAL mode: Set it to NORMAL.
  • Page 14 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Accessing/exiting the SIMPLE/NORMAL Mode Menu Screen Set the camera to the shooting or playback mode. h Use the REC/PLAY switch to select the shooting mode or playback mode. To access the Shooting Menu: Set the switch to REC. To access the Playback Menu: Set the switch to PLAY.
  • Page 15 Press the MENU button. h The Menu Screen for the mode you selected in steps 1 and 2 appears on the monitor. Display the SIMPLE Mode Setting Menu → go to page 15, step 4. Display the NORMAL Mode Setting Menu → go to page 16, step 4. h To cancel the Menu Screen, press the MENU button.
  • Page 16 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE To access the SIMPLE Mode Setting Menu Screen Toggle the SET button up or down to select the item you wish to change, and press the SET button. h The Setting Screen for the selected item appears. Select an item to change Description of selected item Select movie and...
  • Page 17 To access a NORMAL Mode Setting Menu Toggle the SET button up or down to select a tab. h The Menu Screen for the selected tab appears. RECORDING MENU MOVIE PHOTO SCENE SELECT FILTER FLASH SELF-TIMER EXIT Toggle the SET button to the right. RECORDING MENU 1 MOVIE PHOTO...
  • Page 18 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Toggle the SET button up or down to select the item you wish to change, and press the SET button. h The Setting Screen for the selected item appears. h To return to the Menu Screen, press the MENU button. Select an item to change RECORDING MENU 1 MOVIE...
  • Page 19: Video Clip Recording

    VIDEO CLIP RECORDING Turn on the camera ] button (page 8), and set it to the shooting mode (page 11). Press the [ ] button. h Recording begins. h It is not necessary to keep the [ ] button pressed while shooting. h If you press the [ button while recording, you can capture a still...
  • Page 20: Shooting Single Shots

    SHOOTING SINGLE SHOTS Capture a still image (single-shot). Turn on the camera (page 8), ] button and set it to the shooting mode (page 11). Press the [ ] button. 1 Press the [ ] button halfway. h The autofocus operates, and the image is focused (focus lock).
  • Page 21: Using The Flash

    Using the flash Press the m button to open the flash unit. h The flash unit opens. Display the SIMPLE Mode Shooting Menu (page 13), select the flash setting, and press the SET button. h The screen to select the flash operation appears. 9: The camera detects the subject brightness and uses the flash only when necessary.
  • Page 22: Playing Back Video Clips And Still Images

    PLAYING BACK VIDEO CLIPS AND STILL IMAGES Set the camera to the playback mode (page 11). Toggle the SET button to the left or right to display the image you wish to play back. h Video clips are indicated by a video clip pattern along the left and right sides of the screen.
  • Page 23 To do this... Do this Normal forward playback Press the SET button. Stop playback During playback, toggle the SET button down. During playback, press the SET button or toggle the SET button up. Pause During accelerated playback, toggle the SET button up.
  • Page 24: Using The Xacti Library

    USING THE Xacti Library Connect a TV and a hard disk to the docking station, and set the camera in the docking station. * Please make sure that the camera and all devices are turned OFF before proceeding. To power outlet Use the USB cable and the dedicated USB converter cable included with your camera to...
  • Page 25 Copy files from the card installed in your camera to the hard disk. 1 Turn on the camera, TV and hard disk. MAIN MENU 2 Select “DATA TRANSFER”, DATA TRANSFER and press the SET button. PLAYBACK ALBUM EXIT DATA TRANSFER 3 Select “BEGIN TRANSFER”, BEGIN TRANSFER and press the SET button.
  • Page 26 USING THE Xacti Library Play back the files you copied to the hard disk. MAIN MENU DATA TRANSFER 1 Select “PLAYBACK”, and PLAYBACK press the SET button. ALBUM EXIT PLAY 2 Select the desired ROLL to 2008.09.01 ROLL001 2008.12.24 ROLL001 play back, and press the SET button.

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