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INSTRUCTION
MANUAL
Dual Camera
)(a
ct
i
VPC-HD2000EX
VPC-HD2000
VPC-HD2000GX
H_:3131"l|
Important note
This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-HD2000EX,
VPC-HD2000
and VPC-HD2000GX.
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 VPC-HD2000E INSTRUCTION MANUAL VPC-HD2000 VPC-HD2000G Dual Camera H_:3131"l| Important note This manual explains how to safely operate the VPC-HD2000EX, VPC-HD2000 and VPC-HD2000GX. 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 Declaration of Conformity Model number: VPC-HD2000 Trade Name: SANYO Responsible party: SANYO FISHER COMPANY Address: 21605 Plummer Street, Chatsworth, California 91311 Telephone No.: (818) 998-7322 This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation...
  • Page 3 The symbol mark and recycling systems described below apply to EU countries and do not apply to countries in other areas of the world. Your SANYO product is designed and manufactured with high quality materials and components which can be recycled and/or reused.
  • Page 4 HOW TO READ THIS MANUAL For first-time users Please read the sections on "SETUP" and "SIMPLE" in this manual, as well as the included "QUICK GUIDE" to familiarize yourself with your camera's operation. To use the various camera features Please read the sections on "NORMAE' and "OPTION SETTINGS"...
  • Page 5 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Insert the SD Memory Card. • An SD Memory Card is not included with your camera. Please purchase a commercially sold card. • In this manual, the SD Memory Card is referred to as the "card". Card slot cover Card slot SD M( mory Card...
  • Page 6 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Set the REC/PLAY switch to REC. REC/PLAY switch Press the ON/OFF button Set to REC for at least I second to turn the camera on. • If the screen to set the date and time appears, press the MENU button 2 times to cancel it.
  • Page 7 • Sanyo declines any claim for compensation for recorded contents etc. in case of photographing or recording failure due to a chance camera or card flaw. Set the REC/PLAY switch to PLAY. • The display changes to REC/PLAY switch the Playback Screen.
  • Page 8 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Press the SET button. • Playback begins. <To return to the recording mode> • Set the REC/PLAY switch to REC. Press the ON/OFF button for at least 1 second to turn the camera off. Please confirm that your computer is connected to the Internet. English...
  • Page 9 • Note that your computer must be connected to the Internet in order to complete this procedure. • Please see the Sanyo support page (page 16 in the Xacti Software CD INSTRUCTION MANUAL) or visit the following website for more information.
  • Page 10 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Connect your camera to a computer Connect your camera to a computer, and copy the desired files to the computer. use the supplied dedicated USB interface cable to connect your camera to the computer. Turn on the camera. •...
  • Page 11 • The data recorded with your camera are stored in the following folder. You can specify the folder on the hard disk to which to copy the files. XACTI (E:)\DCIM\***SANYO (*** represents numbers [page 12 in the Xacti Software INSTRUCTION MANUAL]).
  • Page 12 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Burn video clips onto a DVD (For Windows Vista users) Here's how to write your recorded data onto a DVD in the mpeg2 format. For information on other operations, please see the Help file for Nero Vision. To access the Nero Vision Help file, click the [?] button on the Nero Vision start screen.
  • Page 13 Under the "What would you like to do?" heading, point to [Make DVD] and click on [DVD-video]. • The Hints window opens, in which you can find an explanation of each screen. <To disable the Hints window > • From the [Show hints when moving to page] menu in the Hints window select [Disable].
  • Page 14 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Click the [Close] button. • The screen to make a DVD-video opens. <To return to the preceding step> • Click the [Back] button. What*o.ldyo. liketo do? Captu,e Video Add V ideo File_ _MakeMovie _ Make Slid_ Sho_ _;...
  • Page 15 Clickthe [Open] button. • The selected files are shown in the "Content" field. a ap ..Aaa va*o F,* @'EatM ..Tot ..d 008 _ut ot 438 tu Exrolol <To check the contents of the selected files> • When you double-click a file in the "Content"...
  • Page 16 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Click the [Next] button. • The window to edit the disk menu appears. English...
  • Page 17 Click on one of the designs under "Templates", and then click the [Next] button. • A preview of the selected design is shown. English xvi...
  • Page 18 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Click the [Next] button. • The window to configure the DVD burn setup opens. B=. to d_lce 1oral s pace used0O8outof4 38GB[Qual,tyE*celle-" I_oge R_ord_, xvii English...
  • Page 19 Clickthe [Burn] button. • Disk writing begins. • The process status is shown in the "Recording progress" field. :,eat,.gme.us a .a t,a._o.,.g ..cu,,_rt o_t,o. T,or,rodn_ SANY001 P,,o,t_ _- S_utdo_r _ ....• When the burn process is completed, a screen asking if you would like to save a log file of the burn process appears.
  • Page 20 SHOOT, PLAY BACK AND SAVE Click the [Finish] button. • A screen asking if you would like to save the project appears. Click the [Yes] button. • Enter a name for the project file. Click the [Save] button. • Nero Vision Essentials ends.
  • Page 21: Accessories

    How was that? The convenient accessories not only let you immediately view images captured with the camera, but you can also upload images to your computer and create your original DVDs. Read the following explanations find out how you can fully enjoy your camera's digital video feature. English...
  • Page 22: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS HOW TO READ THIS MANUAL ............QUICK SEARCH BY OPERATION ............CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES ........How to use the accessories ............ABOUT THE SEPARATELY SOLD ACCESSORIES THE CARD ..................Separately sold accessories ............Media cards that can be used with this camera ......What "card"...
  • Page 23 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE ............About the SIMPLE mode and NORMAL mode ......Switching between the SIMPLE and NORMAL modes ....48 Accessing/exiting the SIMPLE/NORMAL Mode Menu Screen ..49 Overview of the SIMPLE Mode Setting Screen ......Overview of the NORMAL Mode Setting Screen ......
  • Page 24 CONTENTS • NORMAL RECORDING MENU 1 ................. Video setting ................. Still image setting ................ Scene select setting ..............Filter setting ................Self-timer setting ................. RECORDING MENU 2 ............... Motion compensation (image stabilizer) setting ......Focus range setting ..............Focus mode setting ..............
  • Page 25 • OPTION SETTINGS DISPLAY THE OPTION SETTING MENU ......... INTRODUCTION TO THE OPTION SETTING MENU ....... Storage folder setting ..............Shortcut setting ................Screen language ................. TV output setting ................. File No. continued setting ............Formatting (initializing) ..............CHECKING THE REMAINING CARD MEMORY .......
  • Page 26 CONTENTS • APPENDICES COMMONLY ASKED QUESTIONS ........... TROUBLESHOOTING ............... Camera ..................Docking station ................Notes regarding the Scene Select feature and filters ....188 SPECIFICATIONS ................Camera ..................Camera connectors ..............Battery life ................... Possible No. of Images/Possible Shooting Time/ Possible Recording Time ............
  • Page 27: Operation

    QUICK SEARCH BY OPERATION Your camera has an abundance of convenient features and functions. From creating precisely the photo you want, to viewing images using various techniques, you can locate the exact operation for your purposes in the following table. Basic operation For more...
  • Page 28: Quick Search By Operation

    QUICK SEARCH BY OPERATION Basic operation Shoot in dark conditions • "Exposure compensation" on page 112 • "Using the flash" on pages 60 and 77 • "Scene select setting" (night view portrait mode/fireworks mode/lamp mode) on pages 60 and 101 Increase the camera's sensitivity...
  • Page 29 Basic operation Co_ve_J_nJ ,_ct|_ Change the angle of Getting started Adjust speaker view volume viewing images • "PLAYING BACK VIDEO • "PLAYBACK VOLUME" • "Rotate" on pages 65 and CLIPS AND STILL pages 58, 65 and 89 Reduce the photo IMAGES"...
  • Page 30 QUICK SEARCH BY OPERATION iiiiilliiii _,lii_li_ii,i _,iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiili_ii,i _iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii_!_iiii_i_J_!i_:_i:_:_i!_ii!iiii_i Basic operation _nnt Search image/audio files • "21-image display playback" on page 93 • "Selecting the playback folder" on pages 66 and 94 Delete files Protect files from accidental erasure • "DELETING FILES"...
  • Page 31 Using with a computer Basic operation Co_ve_t_n_ _ct|_ Use the camera as a card reader • "USING AS A CARD READER" on page 9 in the Xacti Software CD INSTRUCTION MANUAL Copy files from your camera to a computer • "Connect your camera to a computer"...
  • Page 32: Checkingthe Includedaccessories

    CHECKINGTHE INCLUDEDACCESSORIES • Soft case (page 14): 1 • Handstrap (page 13): 1 • Xacti Software CD (CD-ROM) • Li-ion battery pack (page 34): (page 4 in the Xacti Software CD INSTRUCTION MANUAL): • Dedicated S-AV interface • Docking station (pages 25 and 29): 1 cable (pages 157 and 158): 1 •...
  • Page 33 • Remote control unit (pages 26, 30 to 32 and 83): 1 FOR CALIFORNIA, U.S.A. ONLY Perchlorate Material - special handling may apply. The lithium battery used in this camera contains perchlorate material, which may require special handling. www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/ perchlorate. •...
  • Page 34 CHECKING THE INCLUDED ACCESSORIES • Handstrap • Lens cap Depress Pull <To remove> English...
  • Page 35 • Soft case English...
  • Page 36: The Card

    ABOUT THE SEPARATELY SOLD ACCESSORIES AND THE CARD • HDMI cable VCP-HDMI01 Cable for connecting to the HDMI terminal on the docking station. • Lithium-ion Battery Charger VAR-L5O Battery charger for the supplied or separately sold lithium-ion battery pack (DB-L50A). •...
  • Page 37 The type of card that can be inserted into and used with this camera is: • SD Memory Card • SDHC Memory Card • in this manual, SD Memory Cards and SDHC Memory Cards that can be used in this digital camera are referred to as "card". English...
  • Page 38: Getting The Most Out Of Your Camera

    AVC standard is used for formatting video files. You get both compact file size and high picture quality in one high- performance camera. * "Full High Definition" by SANYO Dual Camera signifies recording at a resolution of 1920 pixels horizontally x1080 pixels vertically. English...
  • Page 39 Select from two recording/playback modes: the "SIMPLE mode" for users new to the camera, and the "NORMAL mode" for full use of all the camera's many features and functions. Example: <SIMPLE Mode Recording <NORMAL Mode Recording Menu> Menu> Your camera can compensate for the camera shake that results in blurry images when you try to capture a fast-moving subject or zoom in on a...
  • Page 40 GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR CAMERA Your camera is equipped with a face recognition feature which detects the subject's face even when slightly lit from behind or in dim surroundings automatically adjusts the focus and brightness to compensate. Now those otherwise perfect photos that are marred by shadowed faces can be minimized.
  • Page 41 Use the accessory cables to view images on a TV or computer. Or connect the camera directly to a printer to make prints of your photos. And with the software in the supplied CD-ROM (Xacti Software CD), you can create your original DVDs and CDs.
  • Page 42 SYSTEM You can connect the camera to various devices to expand its capabilities. unitRem°te c ontro_ Computer Hard disk Printe AC adaptor (supplied) • Card reader • DPOF-compatible printer • Photo shop Battery charger Separately sold or commercially (optional) available SD Memory Card English...
  • Page 43 PARTS NAMES Front Flash • Extends when the flash button [ _ ] is pressed. Shoe cover unit "o Flash button [ _ ] = Lens Battery cover Iock_ Remote control sensor Battery cover _ microphone Mic/headphones cover [MIC/_, English...
  • Page 44 PARTS NAMES <To open the monitor unit> English...
  • Page 45: Docking Station

    Rear Zoom switch Speaker Multi-indicator Monitor PHOTO VIEW button REC/PLAY switch "o [ J_ ] 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 English 24...
  • Page 46 PARTS NAMES Front Operation mode button [(_] Rear Docking station terminal IN terminal USB terminal COMPONENT/AV terminal HDMI terminal English...
  • Page 47 ® ® ® <In the recording mode> <In the playback mode> [ It_ ] button (_ [ I_1 ] button @ [ I1_ ] button (D [ I1_ ] button _) Works the same as pushing Works the same as pushing zoom switch toward the zoom switch toward the [W] ([_])
  • Page 48: Installing The Card

    INSTALLING THE CARD Be sure to format a newly purchased card or one that was used in another device before using it in your camera (pages 140 and 152). If an unformatted card is used, the card itself may become unusable. Open the card slot cover, and insert the card in the card slot.
  • Page 49 <To remove the card...> • To remove the card, press it in, and then release. The card will protrude slightly, and you can then pull it out. CAUTION Do not attempt to forcibly remove the card • Doing so may damage the card or the stored files. If the multi-indicator is flashing red...
  • Page 50: Preparing The Docking Station

    PREPARING THE DOCKING STATION The supplied docking station is used to connect your camera to a computer, printer or TV, as well as to charge the battery pack installed in the camera. Connect the docking station to a power outlet. •...
  • Page 51 PREPARING THE REMOTE CONTROL UNIT The remote control unit can be used to take pictures and play them back with the camera. A battery is already installed in the remote control unit at the time of purchase. I'll "O Pull out the battery insulating sheet.
  • Page 52: Preparing The Remote Control Unit

    PREPARING THE REMOTE CONTROL UNIT The remote control unit can be used at an angle that is displaced 15 degrees horizontally from the remote control sensor on the front of the camera, at a distance of up to 7 meters (22.97 ft.). When operating the remote control unit, remove any object that may obstruct the path between it and the remote control sensor.
  • Page 53 Changing the remote control code The remote control unit will also work with other Sanyo cameras that can be operated by infrared remote control. When more than one camera is present, it is recommended to change the remote control code to ensure that only the intended camera operates when the remote control unit is used.
  • Page 54 PREPARING THE POWER Please charge the supplied battery pack before using it. Power to the camera can also be supplied from a power outlet if the docking station or the AC adaptor is used. While pressing the battery cover lock, slide it (Q), and pull out the battery cover toward...
  • Page 55 Insert the battery pack. • Take care that it is positioned correctly. Battery pack Replace the battery cover. <To remove the battery pack...> • Raise the edge of the battery pack to remove it. Prepare the docking station (page 29). English 34...
  • Page 56: Preparing The Power

    PREPARING THE POWER Close the camera's monitor unit, Multi-indicator and set the camera in the docking station. • Set the camera securely, making sure that the camera is correctly oriented in relation to the terminal contacts in the docking station. •...
  • Page 57 CAUTION Using the camera when it is set in the docking station... • You can photograph and view images while the camera is set in the docking station. Do not charge the battery pack immediately after the camera has been in continuous use for a long time •...
  • Page 58 PREPARING THE POWER Power to the camera can be supplied from a power outlet if the docking station or the AC adaptor is used. Using the AC adaptor DC IN terminal cover DC IN terminal Supplied AC adaptor Power cord To power outlet English...
  • Page 59 Using the docking station Use the supplied AC adaptor and power cord to connect the docking station to a power outlet, and set the camera in the docking station. Dockin¢ station "o AC adaptor Power cord To power outlet English 38...
  • Page 60: Alert Icon

    PREPARING THE POWER Recharging takes place only when the camera is turned off, or when the power save function or the sleep function has been activated. Recharging does not take place when the camera is in the recording mode or playback mode.
  • Page 61: Turning The Camera On And Off

    TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND Set the REC/PLAY switch. REC/PLAY switch To shoot pictures: Set to REC. To play back images: Set to PLAY. Open the monitor unit. Recording Playback Press the ON/OFF button for at least 1 second. Monitor unit •...
  • Page 62: Turning Off The Camera

    TURNING THE CAMERA ON AND OFF In order to preserve battery pack power, the power save (sleep) function will automatically turn off the camera after about 1 minute of no use during shooting, or about 5 minutes of no use during playback (factory-preset setting).
  • Page 63 Press the ON/OFF button for at least 1 second. • The camera turns off. _;;;s_II_;______ HINT To immediately activate the power save mode • Press the ON/OFF button briefly to activate the power save function. About the standby mode ¢0 •...
  • Page 64: 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. •...
  • Page 65 Set the clock. Select "TIME". Press the SET button. • The Set Time Screen appears. Set the time to "19:30". • The time is set in the following order: Set the hour Set the minute. • A 24-hour clock is used for the time display.
  • Page 66 DATE AND TIME SETTING Press the MENU button. • The date and time setting is completed. • To display the Recording or Playback Screen, press the MENU button. HINT • Under normal conditions, while the battery pack is being replaced, internal battery will maintain the date and time settings.
  • Page 67: Switching Between The Recording Mode And Playbackmode

    SWITCHING BETWEEN THE RECORDING MODE AND PLAYBACKMODE Switch between the recording mode (for recording) and the playback mode (for viewing your recorded images). Turn on the camera (page 40). REC/PLAY button ¢0 Set the REC/PLAY switch to the desired mode. For recording: Set it to REC.
  • Page 68 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE The "SIMPLE mode" comprises only those functions that are most often used and necessary to operate the camera, while the "NORMAL mode" enables full use of all the camera's many functions. Select the mode that is suitable for your purposes.
  • Page 69 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. SIMPLE/NORMAL switch "O SIMPLE SIMPLE mode NORMAL...
  • Page 70 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Set the camera to the recording or playback mode. • Use the REC/PLAY switch to select the recording mode or playback mode. To access the Recording Menu: Set the switch to REC. To access the Playback Menu: Set the switch to PLAY.
  • Page 71 Set the camera to the SIMPLE mode or NORMAL mode. • Use the SIMPLE/NORMAL switch to select the desired mode. To select the SIMPLE mode: Set the switch to SIMPLE. To select the NORMAL mode: Set the switch to NORMAL. SIMPLE/NORMAL switch NORMAL...
  • Page 72 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE Press the MENU button. • The Menu Screen for the mode you selected in steps I and 2 appears on the monitor. Display the SIMPLE Mode Setting Menu --> go to page 52, step 4. Display the NORMAL Mode Setting Menu -->go to page 53, step 4.
  • Page 73 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. • The Setting Screen for the selected item appears. "o Select an item to change Description of selected item <Setting Screen>...
  • Page 74: Simple Mode/Normal Mode

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE To access a NORMAL Mode Setting Menu Toggle the SET button up or down to select a tab. • The Menu Screen for the selected tab appears. Toggle the SET button to the right. English...
  • Page 75 Toggle the SET button up or down to select the item you wish to change, and press the SET button. • The Setting Screen for the selected item appears. • To return to the Menu Screen, press the MENU button. Select an item to change Applicable mode...
  • Page 76: Recording Menu 1

    SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE SIMPLE Mode Recording Menu English...
  • Page 77 (_) Recording size (page 71) Flash (page 77) • Select the video clip size to • Specify how the flash will record. operate. The camera detects the subject brightness uses the flash only when : The video clip size is 1920 x 1080 pixels, necessary.
  • Page 78 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE SIMPLE Mode Playback Menu English...
  • Page 79 (_) Slideshow (page 88) Delete (page 90) • Delete files. • Specify the slideshow settings and play the slideshow. @ Remaining battery power Playback volume (page 89) indication (page 155) • Adjust the volume for video clip and audio file playback. English...
  • Page 80 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE NORMAL Mode Recording Menu <Tab 1 > English...
  • Page 81: Still Image Setting

    (_) Video clip settings (page 96) Scene select (page 101) <HD mode> Full auto setting Record at 1920x 1080 [_]: Sports mode pixels, 60 fps (60p). Portrait mode Record at 1920 x 1080 Landscape mode pixels, 60 fields/s (60i). _[]: Night view portrait mode Record at 1920 x 1080 Snow &...
  • Page 82 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE <Tab 2> English...
  • Page 83 (_) Video stabilizer (page 103) Light-measuring mode • Compensate for camera shake (page 105) Multi-section light during video clip recording. [_]: Record with image measuring stabilizer on. Center-weighted light Record without image measuring stabilizer. Spot light-measuring @ Photo stabilizer (page 103) ISO sensitivity (page 106) •...
  • Page 84 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE <Tab 3> English...
  • Page 85 (_) White balance (page 107) @ High sensitivity mode White balance is (page 111) [}_]: Increased sensitivity. automatically adjusted depending on the ambient [_]: Normal sensitivity. lighting (auto). Digital zoom (page 111) For shooting in sunny Enable the digital zoom. conditions (fair).
  • Page 86 SIMPLE MODE/NORMAL MODE NORMAL Mode Playback Menu <Tab 1 > Slideshow (page 114) Delete (page 90) • Delete files. • Specify the slideshow settings and play the slideshow. Rotate (page 117) (D Playback volume (page 89) • Rotate a still image. Resize (page 117) •...
  • Page 87 <Tab 2> Copy Contrast correction • Copy files from/to the card to/ (page 118) • Correct the contrast in the from the Xacti Library (displayed only when Xacti image. Library is used}. Video clip edit (page 119) Sort by date •...
  • Page 88: Field Of View

    FIELD OF VIEW You can select whether to display either the Photo View Recording Screen or the Video View Recording Screen. The field of view is easier to see when the Recording Screen for the specific recording mode is selected. •...
  • Page 89: Before Taking Pictures

    BEFORE TAKING PICTURES Hold the camera securely, keeping your elbows close to your body and making sure the camera is stable. £ 6") A finger is blocking the lens or flash. <Holding the camera> Example 1: Example 2: Grip the camera by /_]_.
  • Page 90 BEFORE TAKING PICTURES The autofocus will work in almost all situations; however, there are certain conditions that may cause the autofocus function to not work properly. If the autofocus function is not working properly, set the focus range to capture images (page 72).
  • Page 91 The following examples are some of the situations where the autofocus function may work, but not as desired. • When both near and far objects are present Use the focus-lock function to lock the focus on an object at the same distance as the desired subject, then reposition the camera to compose the picture.
  • Page 92 BEFORE TAKING PICTURES The larger the image size (number of pixels), the better the image quality will be, but the file size will also be larger. Select the image quality that is correct for the intended purpose. Display the SIMPLE Mode Recording Menu (page 49), select the recording size setting, and press the SET button.
  • Page 93 Select the focus range corresponding to the distance between the camera and the subject. Display the SIMPLE Mode Recording Menu (page 49), select the focus setting, and press the SET button. "0 (_): The camera automatically focuses on the subject within a range of 50 cm (19.69 in.) to infinity (normal).
  • Page 94 BEFORE TAKING PICTURES Muting the operation sounds • The audio guidance that sounds when you operate the camera can be muted (page 136). Where are the image and audio files saved? • All the image and sound files are recorded on the card installed in the camera.
  • Page 95: Video Clip Recording

    VIDEO CLIP RECORDING Turn on the camera [ I_ ] button (page 40), and set it to the recording mode (page 46). Press the [ m_ ] button. • Recording begins. • It is not necessary keep the [ _ ] button pressed while recording.
  • Page 96: Shooting Single Shots

    SHOOTING SINGLE SHOTS Capture a still image (single-shot). Turn on the camera (page 40), ] button and set it to the recording mode (page 46). Press the [ O ] button. Press the [ _ ] button halfway. • The autofocus operates, and the image is focused (focus lock).
  • Page 97: Scene Select Setting

    HINT Adjusting the monitor brightness • While the Recording Screen is active, you can quickly access the screen for adjusting the brightness of the monitor by pressing the MENU button for at least 1 second. What is the camera focusing Target mark •...
  • Page 98 SHOOTING SINGLE SHOTS The flash is not only used for photographing under dark conditions, but is also convenient for example when the subject is in shadow or lit from behind. Your camera is equipped with four flash modes: red-eye reduction, auto flash, forced flash, and no flash.
  • Page 99 Select the desired flash operation, and press the SET button. • This completes the flash operation setting. Press the [ O ] button to take the picture. CAUTION Do not touch the flash unit when shooting • The flash unit becomes very hot and may cause a burn. Avoid touching the __..
  • Page 100: Shoot A Still Image While Recordinga Video Clip

    SHOOT A STILL IMAGE WHILE RECORDING A VIDEO CLIP You can capture a still image (a single-shot) while recording a video clip. Turn on the camera [ I_ ] button (page 40), and set it to the recording mode (page 46). ] button Press the [ a_ ] button.
  • Page 101 HINT • When shooting a still image while recording a video clip, the flash does not operate. • The photo stabilizer (pages 62 and 103) is inoperative. • When the remaining video recording time becomes approximately 50 seconds, it will no longer be possible to capture a still image while recording a video clip.
  • Page 102: Macro-Photography (Zoom)

    MACRO-PHOTOGRAPHY (ZOOM) Your camera has two zoom functions: optical zoom and digital zoom. Point the camera lens at the Zoom switch subject. Push the zoom switch toward [T/O,_.] or [W/_] to compose the desired image. [T/O,,.]: Zoom in on the subject. [W/_ ]: Zoom out.
  • Page 103 HINT About the "1 6x Advanced Zoom" • During video clip recording, the "16x Advanced Zoom" function makes it possible to electronically magnify the image with no image degradation, and increase the magnification to a maximum 16x. ¢o £ English...
  • Page 104: Unit

    SHOOTING AND PLAYBACK WITH THE REMOTE CONTROL UNIT The remote control sensor on your camera makes it possible to capture images and play them back using the supplied remote control unit. Prepare the remote control unit (page 30). Turn the camera on, and set the REC/PLAY switch to REC or PLAY.
  • Page 105: Playing Back Video Clips And Still Images

    PLAYING BACK VIDEO CLIPS AND STILL IMAGES Set the REC/PLAY switch to PLAY. Select the image to play back. frame • Toggle the SET button left, right, up or down to move the orange frame to the file you wish to play back. •...
  • Page 106 PLAYING BACK VIDEO CLIPS AND STILL IMAGES Video clip playback operation Do th!_ 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...
  • Page 107 HINT If the @ appears on the playback Screen... • The @ icon appears when playing back a file that was saved in segments (page 98). Although playback of these multiple files is continuous, there is a slight pause at the point where the files are joined. English...
  • Page 108 PLAYING BACK VIDEO CLIPS AND STILL IMAGES Play back the video clip. Pause the playback at the point you wish to "snap" a photo. Press the [ O ] button. • The screen to select the aspect ratio of the still image appears. Select the desired aspect ratio, and press the [ 0 ] button.
  • Page 109: Slideshow Playback

    SLIDESHOW PLAYBACK You can play back files in succession with the "slideshow playback" feature. Display the SIMPLE Mode Playback Menu (page 49), select ..the slideshow setting, and press the SET button. Play back all files. Play back video clips and audio files.
  • Page 110: Playback Volume

    PLAYBACK VOLUME Adjust the playback volume for video clips and audio files. press the SET button the p ,aybackvo,umesetting, and _i! _ i ii ii iii Playback Menu (page 49), selectDisplay the SIMPLE Mode • ThevoIumecontro, barappears Toggle the SET button to the left or right to set the volume, and press the SET button.
  • Page 111: Deleting Files

    DELETING FILES You can delete files if you no longer need them. You can delete single files, selected files or all the files at one time. Display the SIMPLE Mode Playback Menu (page 49), select the delete setting, and press the SET button.
  • Page 112 DELETING FILES Select "DELETE", and press the SET button. <DELETE SINGLE> • The currently displayed file is deleted. • To delete other files, select the files, select "DELETE" and press the SET button. <DELETE ALL> • The Delete Confirmation Screen again appears. To delete the files, select "YES", and press the SET button.
  • Page 113 Press the SET button. • The selected file is marked with the delete icon [ _ ]. • Up to 100 files can be selected. • To cancel a delete selection and remove the delete icon from a file, move the orange frame to the marked file and press the SET button. Press the [ Q / _di] button.
  • Page 114: Playback Modes

    PLAYBACK MODES Display the image you wish to Zoom switch play back. Push the zoom switch toward the [W/_ ] side. • The 21-image display appears. Select the image to play back. • Toggle the SET button up, down, left or right to move the orange frame to the 1'i"_l_¸_¸...
  • Page 115 If the card contains multiple folders, you can select from which folder you would like to play back. Display the Playback Screen. Push the zoom switch toward the [W/_ ] side twice. • The screen to select the playback folder appears. •...
  • Page 116 PLAYBACK MODES Display the image that you want to magnify. • For a video clip, pause playback at the place you want to magnify. Push the zoom switch toward the [T/O,_.] side once. • Magnification is enabled. • The image is magnified, and the central portion of image is displayed.
  • Page 117 RECORDING MENU 1 You can record video clips in either the HD mode (16:9 horizontal to vertical aspect ratio) or the SD mode (4:3 aspect ratio). In addition, the higher the frame rate number, the smoother playback will be. However, as with the recording size, the file size is also proportionately larger, using up more memory.
  • Page 118: Recording Menu 2

    RECORDING MENU 1 Audio recording • Audio recording Select _, and press the SET Remaining time -- button. • The audio recording mode is enabled. • The menu display is canceled the MENU button is pressed. Press the [ II_ ] button. •...
  • Page 119 HINT You can capture a still image during an audio recording • Press the [ O ] button during audio recording to capture a _ still image. About files saved in segments • If the continuous recording time of a voice memo exceeds about 13 hours, the recorded file is saved once, and the recording continues in a new file.
  • Page 120 RECORDING MENU 1 Start Press the SET button. playback Normal Press the SET button. Pause playback Toggle the SET button up. Stop playback Toggle the SET button down. During playback, toggle the SET button to the right. Fast Each time the SET button is toggled to the forward right, the speed increases.
  • Page 121 For still images, you can select either the 4:3 or 16:9 horizontal to vertical aspect ratio. This menu is also used for shooting sequential shots. Sequential shots Select or _, and press the SET button. • The camera changes to the sequential shots mode.
  • Page 122 RECORDING MENU 1 You can select from various preset settings (aperture, shutter speed, etc.) for specific shooting conditions. HINT • To return to normal photography, select _ from the scene select menu, and press the SET button. • When capturing images using the lamp _, fireworks _ or night view...
  • Page 123 By assigning an operation shortcut to the SET button (pages 138 and 142), you can set the self-timer from the Recording Screen. HINT To pause or cancel the self-timer function... • If the [ 0 ] button or [ I_ ] button is pressed again before the shutter is released, the self-timer countdown...
  • Page 124 RECORDING MENU 2 Your camera can minimize a jittery picture by compensating for unintentional hand motion. HINT If the motion compensation does not seem to be working... • Due to the mechanical characteristics of this function, it may not be possible for the camera to compensate for violent motion.
  • Page 125: Focus Range Setting

    How to use the manual focus Select [_], and press the SET button. • The focus distance adjustment bar appears. Toggle the SET button to the left or right to adjust the focus distance, and press the SET button, • The focus distance is set, and you are returned to the Recording Screen.
  • Page 126: Recording Menu 3

    RECORDING MENU 2 When the spot focus setting is selected, the focus mark + appears in the center of the monitor. Focus mark When spot light-measuring is selected, the light-measuring spot mark [] 10:12:47 appears in the center of the monitor. Light-measuring spot mark 105 English...
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