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Panasonic HC-V100 Operating Instructions Manual

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Basic Operating Instructions
High Definition Video Camera
Model No.
Before use, please read these instructions completely.
More detailed instructions on the operation of this unit are
contained in "Operating Instructions (PDF format)" in the supplied
CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it.


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  • Page 1 Basic Operating Instructions High Definition Video Camera HC-V100 Model No. HC-V100M Before use, please read these instructions completely. More detailed instructions on the operation of this unit are contained in “Operating Instructions (PDF format)” in the supplied CD-ROM. Install it on your PC to read it. VQT3Y13...
  • Page 2: Information For Your Safety

    ≥ Do not install or place this unit in a Use only the recommended accessories. bookcase, built-in cabinet or in another ≥ Always use a genuine Panasonic HDMI confined space. Ensure this unit is well mini cable (RP-CDHM15, RP-CDHM30: ventilated.
  • Page 3: Cautions For Use

    AC mains plug (figures A immediately stop operating the unit and and B). consult the Panasonic Customer Care Confirm the AC mains plug fitted and Centre on 132600. follow the instructions below.
  • Page 4: This Unit

    ∫ Indemnity about recorded operating instructions. content ≥ Functions that can be used for still picture recording/still picture playback are Panasonic does not accept any indicated by in these operating responsibility for damages directly or indirectly due to any type of problems that instructions.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Contents Information for Your Safety......2 Accessories..........6 Optional accessories......7 Preparation Power supply..........8 Inserting/removing the battery..... 8 Charging the battery ......9 Charging and recording time..... 10 Recording to a card ........ 11 Cards that you can use with this unit..........11 Inserting/removing an SD card..
  • Page 6: Accessories

    Accessories Check the accessories before using this unit. Keep the accessories out of reach of children to prevent swallowing. Product numbers correct as of Jan. 2012. These may be subject to change. Battery pack VW-VBK180 AC adaptor VSK0781 AC cable (GC/GW) K2CT3YY00034 K2CQ2YY00082...
  • Page 7: Optional Accessories

    Optional accessories Some optional accessories may not be available in some countries. (GC/GW) Battery charger (VW-BC10E/EB) (GN) Battery charger (VW-BC10GN) Battery pack (lithium/VW-VBK180) Battery pack (lithium/VW-VBK360) HDMI mini cable (RP-CDHM15, RP-CDHM30) Video DC light (VW-LDC103E) Light bulb for video DC light (VZ-LL10E) Shoe adaptor (VW-SK12E) (GC/GW) Accessory kit (VW-ACK180E/EB)
  • Page 8: Preparation

    Panasonic products and batteries manufactured by other companies and certified by Panasonic. (Batteries which do not support this function cannot be used). Panasonic cannot in any way guarantee the quality, performance or safety of batteries which have been manufactured by other companies and are not genuine Panasonic products.
  • Page 9: Charging The Battery

    Charging the battery When this unit is purchased, the battery is not charged. Charge the battery fully before using this unit for the first time. The unit is in the standby condition when the AC adaptor is connected. The primary circuit is always “live”...
  • Page 10: Charging And Recording Time

    ≥ The remaining battery capacity is displayed when using the Panasonic battery that you can use for this unit. The actual time can vary depending on your actual use. ≥ When using the AC adaptor or batteries made by other companies, the remaining battery capacity will not be shown.
  • Page 11: Recording To A Card

    SDXC Memory Cards that can be used for motion picture recording on the following website. (This website is in English only.) ≥ Operation of the SD Card 256 MB or less is not guaranteed. Also, the SD Card 32 MB or less cannot be used for the motion picture recording.
  • Page 12: Inserting/removing An Sd Card

    Inserting/removing an SD card When using an SD card not from Panasonic, or one previously used on other equipment, for the first time on this unit, format the SD card. (l 20) When the SD card is formatted, all of the recorded data is deleted. Once the data is deleted, it cannot be restored.
  • Page 13: Turning The Unit On/off

    Preparation Turning the unit on/off You can turn the unit on and off using the power button or by opening and closing the LCD monitor. Turning the unit on and off with the power button Open the LCD monitor and press the power button to turn on the unit. To turn off the unit Hold down the power button until the status indicator goes off.
  • Page 14: Setting Date And Time

  • Page 15: Basic

    Basic Selecting a media to record [HC-V100M] The card and built-in memory can be selected separately to record motion pictures or still pictures. Change the mode to Select the menu. (l 19) : [MEDIA SELECT] Select the media for recording the motion pictures and the media for recording the still pictures using 3/4/2/1, and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 16: Recording Motion Pictures

    Basic Recording motion pictures ≥ Open the lens cover before turning on the unit. Change the mode to open the LCD monitor. Press the recording start/ stop button to start recording. A When you begin recording, ; changes to ¥. Press the recording start/stop button again to pause recording.
  • Page 17: Motion Picture/still Picture Playback

    Basic Motion picture/Still picture playback Change the mode to Select the play mode select icon A using 3/4/2 and press the ENTER button. Select the [VIDEO/PICTURE] you wish to play back, then press the ENTER button. Select the [MEDIA] and [VIDEO/PICTURE] you wish to play back, then press the ENTER button.
  • Page 18: Watching Video/pictures On Your Tv

    0h00m00s 0h00m00s 0h00m00s Select the operation icon using 3/4/2/1. A Operation icon ≥ Press the ENTER button to display/not-display the operation icon. Motion picture playback Still picture playback Playback/Pause Slide show (playback of the still 1/;: 1/;: Rewind playback pictures in numerical order) Fast forward playback start/pause.
  • Page 19: Using The Menu Screen

    Basic Using the menu screen To get back to the previous screen Press the MENU button. Press 2 of the cursor button. To exit the menu screen Press 3/4/2/1 to select the Press the MENU button. top menu A, then press the ∫...
  • Page 20: Using The Zoom

    Basic Using the Zoom ¬ Change the mode to Zoom lever T side: Close-up recording (zoom in) W side: Wide-angle recording (zoom out) ≥ The zoom speed varies depending on the range over which the zoom lever is moved. A Zoom bar The zoom bar is displayed during the zoom operation.
  • Page 21: Deleting Scenes/still Pictures

    Basic Deleting scenes/still pictures Deleted scenes/still pictures cannot be restored, so perform appropriate confirmation of the contents before proceeding with deletion. ¬ Change the mode to O.I.S./ To delete the scene or still picture being played back Press the Optical image stabilizer/Delete button while scenes or still pictures to be deleted are being played back.
  • Page 22: Others

    Others Specifications High Definition Video Camera Information for your safety Power source: DC 5.0 V (When using AC adaptor) DC 3.6 V (When using battery) Power consumption: Recording; 3.4 W Charging; 7.7 W Motion picture recording format: [AVCHD]; AVCHD format compliant [iFrame];...
  • Page 23 Lens: Auto Iris, 34k Optical Zoom, F1.8 to F4.0 Focal length; 2.38 mm to 81 mm Macro (Full range AF) 35 mm equivalent; Motion picture/Still picture; 32.5 mm to 1206 mm (16:9) Minimum focus distance; Normal; Approx. 3 cm (Wide)/Approx. 1.6 m (Tele) Tele macro;...
  • Page 24 USB: Reader function SD card; Read only (No copyright protection support) Built-in memory; Read only Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0), USB terminal Type Mini B Battery charging function (Charges from USB terminal when the main unit is off) Dimensions: 51.5 mm (W)k59.5 mm (H)k112.5 mm (D) (including projecting parts) Mass: Approx.
  • Page 25 AC adaptor Information for your safety Power source: AC 110 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz Power consumption: 12 W DC output: DC 5.0 V, 1.6 A Dimensions: 49 mm (W)k24 mm (H)k79 mm (D) Mass: Approx. 91 VQT3Y13...
  • Page 26: About Copyright

    ≥ SDXC Logo is a trademark of SD-3C, obtained from MPEG LA, LLC. LLC. See ≥ “AVCHD” and the “AVCHD” Logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. ≥ Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
  • Page 27: Reading The Operating Instructions (pdf Format)

    Instructions] to install. Instructions (PDF format) (Example: When an English language Delete the PDF file from the “Program Files\Panasonic\HC\” folder. ≥ When the contents in the Program Files folder cannot be displayed, click the [Show the contents of this folder] to display them.
  • Page 28 Panasonic Corporation Web site: VQT3Y13 © Panasonic Corporation 2012 F0112AS0...

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