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Canon DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA User Manual

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User's Guide
This digital video camera uses a mini DV tape to record footage on it.
The footage can be transferred to a computer using a fire wire cable.
Attaching/Removing/Charging the Battery Pack
1. Before using the camera, the battery must be charged.
2. Attach the battery pack to the camcorder by sliding the battery into the
compartment marked
3. Connect the power adapter to the camcorder's DC IN terminal
4. Connect the adapter to the power cord and plug the power cord into a power
outlet.
5. Connect the power adapter to the camcorder's DC IN terminal.
6. Once the battery is fully charged, the charge indicator on the video camera will
glow steadily while it is charging it will flash, The approximate charging time is
110 minutes.
7. To remove the battery pack from the video camera, slide the BATT button
located on the bottom of the camera and above the battery pack.
Loading/Unloading a DV Cassette
To insert a DV tape, slide and hold the OPEN/EJECT switch and gently pull
1.
open the tape cassette compartment cover.
The tape holder will glide open automatically.
2. Load/unload the cassette with the window facing the grip belt.
3. Unload the cassette by gently sliding it straight out.
4. The cassette compartment will retract automatically when tape is inserted and
open if contains tape.
5. After tape is inserted or removed, close the tape cassette compartment cover.
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  • Page 1: Digital Video Camera

    DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA User’s Guide This digital video camera uses a mini DV tape to record footage on it. The footage can be transferred to a computer using a fire wire cable. Attaching/Removing/Charging the Battery Pack 1. Before using the camera, the battery must be charged.
  • Page 2: Recording Video

    Recording Video 1. Open the lens cap by sliding the lens cap switch to the open position. 2. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode by pushing in the green button while sliding it down to the camera position. 3. Open the LCD panel. To use the viewfinder, keep the LCD panel.
  • Page 3 Play Back Footage on Camera 1. Set the camcorder to PLAY (VCR) mode. 2. Open the LCD panel. 3. Rewind/FF/Stop/Play/Pause the tape using the REC SEARCH buttons. These are located on the joystick button to the left of the LCD screen Camera to Computer Transferring Footage 1.