DV-1000HD Table of Contents Table of Contents Important Notice Safety Instructions................3 Conformity..................7 Disposal of Old Devices ..............7 Introduction Package Contents................9 Controls and buttons ..............10 Getting Started Recording Recording Videos................19 Capturing Pictures................. 20 Playback Playing Back Video Clips .............. 22 Playing Back Photos ..............
Table of Contents DV-1000HD Connecting the Headphones ............35 Appendix Installing the Software ..............36 Technical Specifications ............... 37 Warranty Information ..............39 2 - English...
DV-1000HD Safety Instructions Important Notice Safety Instructions Before you use this device for the first time, please read the following notes in this manual and heed all warnings, even if you are familiar with handling electronic devices. Always check that the product works correctly. Keep this manual with the instructions in a safe place for future reference.
Safety Instructions DV-1000HD In the event of a defect in the product or its accessories, unplug the power cord from the mains immediately. Also, when there is the possibility of thunderstorms, unplug the power cord from the wall outlet. Never try to heat, disassemble or short-circuit the rechargeable battery.
DV-1000HD Safety Instructions Children Electrical devices do not belong in the hands of children. Do not allow children to use electrical devices when not under supervision. Children may not comprehend the presence of potential risks. Rechargeable batteries and small parts represent potential choking hazards.
Safety Instructions DV-1000HD make knots in the cable and do not tie it together with other cables. All cables should be positioned so that nobody can trip over them or be obstructed by them. A damaged power cord can cause a fire or an electric shock.
DV-1000HD Safety Instructions Danger Through Noise Disturbance Caution when using the supplied headphones. Listening at high volume can harm the user’s auditory system Conformity This device and its supplied accessories have been tested and approved for compliance with the basic and other relevant requirements of the EMC Directive 2004/108/EC, as well as the Low-voltage Directive 2006/95/EC.
Safety Instructions DV-1000HD Icons Used in this User’s Manual This icon denotes important information for the safe operation of the product and for the user’s safety. This icon denotes further information on the topic. This icon warns you about possible damage to the user’s hearing.
Introduction DV-1000HD USB cable Headphones, SilverCrest IEHS 1000 CD with software User's manual (not shown) Controls and buttons An additional illustration of the items and controls and their corresponding numbers can be found on the inner page of the fold- out cover of this User’s Manual.
DV-1000HD Introduction 8 Delete button (DEL) 9 On/Off button Front Panel 10 Lens 11 Microphone Left Panel 12 Headphones receptacle (behind protective cover) 13 Battery/memory card compartment (behind protective cover) Right Panel 14 USB port* 15 HDMI ports (type * the USB and HDMI ports are located behind a protective cover. English - 11...
Getting Started DV-1000HD Getting Started The camcorder is powered by a rechargeable Lithium-Ion (PAC ELECTRONICS CO., LTD., PAC-0040) battery. On delivery, the battery is not charged. Please charge the battery before first use of the device. Charging the Battery Insert the rechargeable battery in the charger cradle SCOPE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD, DJ04V20500A so that the contacts (+) and (-) correspond to the rechargeable battery and charging tray markings.
DV-1000HD Getting Started The status indicator of the charging cradle will light orange whilst the battery is charging. When the charging process is completed, the status indicator will light green. You can then insert the rechargeable battery into the camcorder. Depending on the charge level, the charging cycle can take up to 3 hours.
Getting Started DV-1000HD Inserting an SD Card (optional) By using the SD memory card (not included in the package) you can increase the camcorder's storage capacity for saving your videos and photos. When a memory card is inserted, all the recorded contents will be saved onto it.
DV-1000HD Getting Started Removing an SD Card (optional) 1. Power the camcorder off. To do this, press the On/Off button (9). 2. To remove the memory card, open the battery/memory card compartment (see above) and gently press on the inserted card.
Getting Started DV-1000HD Switching the Camcorder On and Off Press the On/Off button (9) to power the camcorder on. Press the On/Off button (9) again to power the camcorder off. Checking the Remaining Battery Capacity In the upper-left corner of the display there is a battery icon showing the current battery capacity.
DV-1000HD Getting Started 3. Press the direction button (4) four times to highlight the Date and Time icon 4. Press the Recording button (4). The current date and time will appear and the year is highlighted. The date is shown in Year/Month/Day notation, the time is shown in 12-hour format from 00:00 to 11:59.
Getting Started DV-1000HD Operating mode icon During recording or playback, the operating mode icon is not shown. The HD and WVGA settings determine the size of the recording (resolution) in pixels. As a general rule: The higher the resolution, the more storage space is required. The following settings are available: Designation Resolution in...
DV-1000HD Recording Recording Recording Videos 1. Power the camcorder on. To do this, press the On/Off button (9). 2. If the current mode is not set to video recording select it by using the (4) buttons. 3. Press the record button (4) to start recording. During recording the power indicator (6) will blink green.
Recording DV-1000HD Battery status Recording mode (HD, WVGA, Photo) If you have inserted an SD card (not supplied), the SD icon will appear in the upper-right corner of the display. Zoom indicator During recording or playback, the operating mode icon is not shown. The zoom bar will display only whilst pressing the direction buttons (4) to select a larger or...
DV-1000HD Recording In photo mode, different icons may appear on the display informing you about the current settings. These are identical to the icons for video recording. See also page 19 – Recording Videos. English - 21...
Playback DV-1000HD Playback You can play back your recorded videos, and photos on the camcorder screen, on a TV set or on your computer. The following two sections show you how to play back your videos or photos on the camcorder display. Furthermore, if you use an SD card (not supplied), you can copy any music files onto the card and use your camcorder as an MP3 player to enjoy the music.
DV-1000HD Playback • Press the record button (4) to pause playback. Press the button again to resume playback. • Press the direction buttons (4) to adjust the audio volume. The current volume is indicated by an adjustment bar. • Press the Delete button (DEL) (8) to stop playback. •...
Playback DV-1000HD Playing Back Photos To be able to play back your photos on the camcorder screen, first you have to switch to playback mode. This is done as follows: 1. Power the camcorder on. To do this, press the On/Off button (9).
DV-1000HD Playback Playing Back Music You can also use your camcorder as an MP3 player. To do this you need an SD memory card (not supplied) and to first copy the desired music files onto it using your computer. See also page 13 - Inserting an SD Card (optional).
Playback DV-1000HD • Press the direction buttons (4) to adjust the audio volume. The current volume is indicated by an adjustment bar. • Press the Delete button (DEL) (8) to stop playback. • To do this, press the direction buttons (4) to skip to the previous or next music file.
DV-1000HD Setup Menu Setup Menu The camcorder features a setup menu that allows you to customise the basic properties of your camcorder. 1. Power the camcorder on. To do this, press the On/Off button (9). 2. Press the Delete (DEL) button (8) and the Mode selector (MODE) (5) simultaneously to open the setup menu.
Setup Menu DV-1000HD Mains Filter Select the mains frequency to avoid any interference caused by fluorescent lighting. A mains frequency of 50 Hz is used across Europe; in America the mains uses a frequency of 60 Hz. Format This function lets you delete all contents from your memory card and renew the file saving structure on your card (formatting).
DV-1000HD Setup Menu Deleting Recordings If necessary, you can delete any undesired or bad recordings. You can also delete files to free-up some space when the internal memory or memory card is full. Deleting A Recording 1. Power the camcorder on. To do this, press the On/Off button (9).
Setup Menu DV-1000HD Deleting All Recordings This option lets you erase all recordings (videos and photos) at once. 1. Power the camcorder on. To do this, press the On/Off button (9). 2. Press the mode selector button (MODE) (5) to toggle to Playback (Photo and Video) mode.
DV-1000HD Connectors and Ports Connectors and Ports Viewing Recordings on a Television Screen Any recordings that you can view on the camcorder display can also be played back on a regular TV set. For this, your television set must have an appropriate Video In connector. Depending on the connectors available on the TV set, you can use the AV cable or the HDMI cable.
Connectors and Ports DV-1000HD Connecting via the AV Cable 1. Please make sure that your camcorder is powered off. 2. Open the cover of the ports (14) and (15) and insert the connector of the AV cable into the USB port (14) of your camcorder.
DV-1000HD Connectors and Ports Transferring Recordings to the Computer There are two possible ways to copy recordings from the camcorder to a computer: by connecting the device to a computer via the USB cable by inserting the memory card (not included) into a card reader Be careful when renaming any folders and files.
Connectors and Ports DV-1000HD 5. Open My Computer on your PC and double-click on the new removable disk drive. All recorded files can be found in a subfolder of the folder “DCIM” on this disk drive. 6. Now you can copy the recorded files from the camcorder into a folder of your choice on the computer’s hard disk.
Connecting the Headphones You can also connect the supplied headphones SilverCrest IEHS 1000 to listen to the sound of video and music files. For music playback you can enjoy your songs in stereo quality.
Appendix DV-1000HD Appendix Installing the Software System Requirements ® ® Windows 7, Windows Vista™ or Windows Free USB port or card reader Software The software can be found on the supplied CD. You can use it to edit your videos and even upload them easily to YouTube, Facebook, etc., store them on AVCHD media, or create photo books and albums.
0040, 3.7 V, 1100 mAh Operating temperature 0°C - 35°C Microphone Integrated Speaker Integrated Dimensions 67 x 107 x 26 mm (W x H x D) Weight 88 g (without battery) Headphones SilverCrest IEHS 1000, Broadband characteristic voltage 245mV English - 37...