AF/MF (Auto Focus/Manual Focus)
✤ The AF/MF function works in CAMERA, M.REC mode only.
✤ In most situations, it is better to use the automatic focus
feature, as it enables you to concentrate on the creative side of your
✤ Manual focusing may be necessary under certain
conditions that make automatic
focusing difficult and/or unreliable.
✤ If you are inexperienced in the use of
camcorders, we recommend that you make use
of Auto Focus.
✤ In the following situations, you may obtain
better results by adjusting the focus manually.
a. A picture containing several objects, some
close to the camcorder, others further away.
b. A person enveloped in fog or surrounded by snow.
c. Very shiny or glossy surfaces like a car.
d. People or objects moving constantly or quickly
like an athlete or a crowd.
1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode.
2. Move the MENU SELECTOR up or down
until the FOCUS is highlighted and then
push the MENU SELECTOR.
M. FOCUS(MF) will display.
3. Move the MENU SELECTOR up or down
until the object is in focus.
Zoom out a little if focusing is difficult.
4. To return to AF (Auto Focus:
push the MENU SELECTOR again.
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