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ENGLISH
Digital Video Camcorder
SCD101/D103/D105
AF
Auto Focus
CCD
Charge Coupled Device
LCD
Liquid Crystal Display
Owner's Instruction Book
Before operating the unit, please read this
instruction book thoroughly, and retain it for
future reference.
SCD101/D103/D105
AF
CCD
LCD
ELECTRONICS
AD68-00743D

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  • Page 1 ENGLISH Digital Video Camcorder SCD101/D103/D105 SCD101/D103/D105 Auto Focus Charge Coupled Device Liquid Crystal Display Owner’s Instruction Book Before operating the unit, please read this instruction book thoroughly, and retain it for ELECTRONICS future reference. AD68-00743D...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    ENGLISH Contents Notes and Safety Instructions ........6 Getting to Know Your Camcorder ......11 Features ....................... 11 ........................Accessories Supplied with camcorder ..............12 ................Front & Left View ....................13 ....................Left side View ...................... 14 ........................Right & Top View ....................15 ....................
  • Page 3 ENGLISH Contents Playing back a tape you have recorded on the LCD ......... 34 ................. Adjusting the LCD during PLAY ..............35 ..............Controlling Sound from the Speaker ..............35 ....................Advanced Recording ..........36 ............36 Use of various Functions ..................36 .......................
  • Page 4 ENGLISH Contents NITE PIX (0 lux recording)..................66 ................. POWER NITE PIX....................67 ..............Using the VIDEO LIGHT (SCD103/D105 only)........... 68 ................ Various Recording Techniques ................69 ....................... Playback ..............70 ................ 70 Tape Playback ..................... 70 ......................Playback on the LCD ................... 70 ..................
  • Page 5 ENGLISH Contents Selecting the CAMCORDER mode ..............84 ....................... MEMORY FILE NUMBER .................. 85 ....................Selecting the image quality ................. 86 ....................... Select the image quality ................86 ....................Number of images on the Memory Card ............. 86 ..............Recording Still images to a Memory Card in M.REC Mode ......87 ..........
  • Page 6: Notes And Safety Instructions

    ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Notes regarding the rotation of the LCD screen Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as illustrated. Over rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that connects the LCD screen to the Camcorder. 1.
  • Page 7: Notes Regarding Camcorder

    ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Notices regarding COPYRIGHT Television programs, video tapes, DVD titles, films, and other program materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized copying of copyrighted material may be against the law. Notes regarding moisture condensation 1. A sudden rise in atmospheric temperature may cause condensation to form inside the camcorder.
  • Page 8 ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Notes regarding the battery pack Make sure that the battery pack is fully charged before starting to record. To preserve battery power, keep your camcorder turned off when you are not operating it. If your camcorder is in CAMERA mode, and it is left in STBY mode without being operated for more than 5 minutes with a tape inserted, it will automatically turn itself off to...
  • Page 9: Notes Regarding Electronic Viewfinder

    ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Note regarding the LENS Do not film with the camera lens pointing directly at the sun. Direct sunlight can damage the CCD(Charge Coupled Device). Notes regarding electronic viewfinder 1. Do not position the camcorder such that the viewfinder is pointing towards the sun.
  • Page 10 ENGLISH Notes and Safety Instructions Precautions regarding the Lithium battery 1. The lithium battery maintains the clock function and user settings; even if the battery pack or AC adapter is removed. 2. The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under normal operation from time of installation.
  • Page 11: Getting To Know Your Camcorder

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features • • MULTI OSD LANGUAGE You can select the desired OSD Language among English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German and Italian. • • Digital data transfer function with IEEE1394 ™ By incorporating the IEEE 1394 (i.LINK™ : i.LINK is a serial data transfer protocol and interconnectivity system, used to transmit DV data) high speed data transport port, both moving and still images can be transferred to a PC, making it possible to produce or edit various images.
  • Page 12: Accessories Supplied With Camcorder

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Accessories Supplied with camcorder Make sure that the following basic accessories are supplied with your digital video camera. 1. Lithium Ion Battery pack 2. AC Power Adapter 3. AC cord Basic Accessories (AA-E8 TYPE) 1.
  • Page 13: Front & Left View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front & Left View 5. Viewfinder 1. Internal MIC 6. EASY Q button 2. Lens 7. TFT LCD monitor 3. Remote sensor 8. IR(Infrared) Light (SCD105 only) 4. Video Light (SCD103/D105 only) 1. Internal MIC 5.
  • Page 14: Left Side View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Left Side View 1. Function buttons EASY REC SEARCH FADE S.SHOW MULTI DISP. 2. PB ZOOM/MACRO 7. MENU button 3. DISPLAY 4. V. LIGHT 8. MENU dial (VOL/MF) (SCD103/D105 only) 5. Mode switch 9. ENTER button (SCD103/D105 only) 6.
  • Page 15: Right & Top View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Right & Top View 6. NITE PIX switch 1. Zoom lever 2. Focus adjustment knob 7. Slow shutter 3. PHOTO button 8. USB jack 9. DV jack 10. Audio/Video jack 4. START/STOP button 11. S-VIDEO jack 12.
  • Page 16: Rear & Bottom View

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear & Bottom View 3. Memory Card slot (SCD103/D105 only) 4. Battery Release 1. Charging indicator 2. Hook for shoulder strap 5. Tripod receptacle 6. TAPE EJECT Memory Card slot 1. Charging indicator SCD103 2.
  • Page 17: Remote Control (scd105 Only)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder Remote control (SCD105 only) 18. DISPLAY 1. PHOTO 2. START/STOP 3. SELF TIMER 17. Zoom 4. ZERO MEMORY 5. PHOTO SEARCH 16. X2 6. A.DUB (FF) 15. DATE/TIME (SLOW) (REW) (PLAY) (STILL) (STOP) 11. F. ADV 10.
  • Page 18: Osd (on Screen Display In Camera And Player Modes)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in CAMERA and PLAYER modes) 1. Battery level (see page 26) OSD in CAMERA mode 2. Easy mode (see pages 59) 3. DSE (Digital Special Effects) mode (see page 48) 4.
  • Page 19: Turning The Osd On/off (on Screen Display)

    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display in M.REC/M.PLAY modes) (SCD103/D105 only) A. Folder number-file number (see page 84) OSD in M.REC mode B. Image counter - Current still image/Total number of recordable still images. C. CARD (MEMORY CARD) indicator D.
  • Page 20: Preparation

    ENGLISH Preparation How to use the Remote Control (SCD105 only) Battery Installation for the Remote Control ✤ You need to insert or replace the lithium battery ✤ when : You purchase the camcorder. ✤ The remote control doesn’t work. ✤ Ensure that you insert the lithium battery correctly, ✤...
  • Page 21: Lithium Battery Installation

    ENGLISH Preparation Lithium Battery Installation ✤ The lithium battery maintains the clock function and preset ✤ contents of the memory; even if the battery pack or AC power adapter is removed. ✤ The lithium battery for the camcorder lasts about 6 months under ✤...
  • Page 22: Adjusting The Hand Strap

    ENGLISH Preparation Adjusting the Hand Strap It is very important to ensure that the Hand strap has been correctly adjusted before you begin your recording. The hand strap enables you to : Hold the camcorder in a stable, comfortable position. Press the Zoom and START/STOP button without having to change the position of your hand.
  • Page 23: Connecting A Power Source

    ENGLISH Preparation Connecting a Power Source There are two types of power source that can be connected to your camcorder. The AC Power Adapter and AC cord : used for indoor recording. The Battery Pack : used for outdoor recording. To use the AC Power adapter and DC Cable 1.
  • Page 24: Using The Lithium Ion Battery Pack

    ENGLISH Preparation Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack ✤ The amount of continuous recording time available depends on ✤ The type and capacity of the battery pack you are using. How often the Zoom function is used. It is recommended that you have several batteries available. Charging the Lithium Ion Battery Pack 1.
  • Page 25: Table Of Continuous Recording Time Based On Model And ................................................ Battery Type

    ENGLISH Preparation Using the Lithium Ion Battery Pack Table of continuous recording time based on model and battery type. ✤ ✤ If you close the LCD screen, it switches off and the viewfinder ✤ switches on automatically. ✤ The continuous recording time given in the table below are approximations.
  • Page 26: Battery Level Display

    ENGLISH Preparation Battery level display • The battery level display indicates the amount of power • remaining in the battery pack. a. Fully charged b. 20~40% used c. 40~80% used d. 80~95% used e. Completely used (flickers) (The camcorder will turn off soon, change the battery as soon as possible) ✤...
  • Page 27: Inserting And Ejecting A Cassette

    ENGLISH Preparation Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette ✤ When inserting a tape or closing a cassette holder, do not apply ✤ excessive force. ✤ This may cause a malfunction. ✤ Do not use any tape other than Mini DV cassettes. 1.
  • Page 28: Basic Recording

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Making your First Recording 1. Connect a Power source to the camcorder. (see page 23) (A battery pack or a AC power adapter) Insert a cassette. (see page 27) 2. Remove the LENS COVER. 3. Set the power switch to the CAMERA position.
  • Page 29: Selecting Osd Language

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Selecting OSD LANGUAGE ✤ Select the appropriate OSD Language among English, French, ✤ Spanish, Portuguese, German and Italian. ✤ The Language Function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC, ✤ M.PLAY modes. 1. Press the MENU button. CAM MODE The menu list will appear.
  • Page 30: Record Search (rec Search)

    ENGLISH Basic Recording When a cassette is loaded and the camcorder is left in the STBY mode for more than 5 minutes without being used, it will switch off automatically. To use it again, push the START/STOP button or set the Power switch to OFF and then back to CAMERA.
  • Page 31: Hints For Stable Image Recording

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Hints for Stable Image Recording While recording, it is very important to hold the camcorder correctly. Fix the LENS cap firmly by clipping it to the hand strap. (see page 22) Recording with the LCD monitor 1. Hold the camcorder firmly using the hand strap. 2.
  • Page 32: Adjusting The Lcd

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD ✤ Your camcorder is equipped with a 2.5 inch color Liquid Crystal ✤ Display(LCD) screen, which enables you to view what you are ✤ recording or playing back directly. ✤ Depending on the conditions under where you are using the camcorder (indoors or outdoors for example), you can adjust ;...
  • Page 33: Using The Viewfinder

    ENGLISH Basic Recording 8. Press the ENTER button again. You may select NORMAL or SUPER in the BRIGHT SELECT feature and press the ENTER button to save the setting. Use the MENU DIAL to adjust the value of BRIGHT ADJUST and COLOR ADJUST.
  • Page 34: Playing Back A Tape You Have Recorded On The Lcd

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Playing back a tape you have recorded on the LCD ✤ You can monitor the playback picture on the LCD monitor. ✤ ✤ Make sure that the battery pack is in place. ✤ 1. Hold down the power switch tab and turn it to the PLAYER position.
  • Page 35: Adjusting The Lcd During Play

    ENGLISH Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD during PLAY ✤ ✤ You can adjust the LCD during playback. ✤ The adjustment method is the same procedure as used in ✤ CAMERA mode. (see page 32) Controlling Sound from the Speaker The Speaker works in PLAYER mode only. When you use the LCD screen for playback, you can hear recorded sound from the built-in Speaker.
  • Page 36: Advanced Recording

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Use of various Functions Setting menu items Available mode SUB MENU FUNCTIONS ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ CLOCK SET Setting the time CLOCK SET ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ WL. REMOTE ( ✩ ) Using the Remote Control WL.
  • Page 37: Set The Camcorder To Camera Or Player Mode And M.rec Or M.play Mode (scd103/d105 Only)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Available mode SUB MENU FUNCTIONS Selecting Storage Media (MPEG4, ✔ ✔ M. PLAY SELECT M. PLAY SELECT PHOTO) to playback ✔ ✔ ✔ ✔ PHOTO QUALITY Selecting Image Quality PHOTO QUALITY ✔ ✔ MPEG4 SIZE Selecting Image Resolution MPEG4 SIZE Print images recorded on a ✔...
  • Page 38: Availability Of Functions In Each Mode

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Availability of functions in each mode Requested Digital Digital functions Mode special NITE PIX Operating PHOTO SLOW D.ZOOM effects Mode (TAPE) SHUTTER D.ZOOM ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ ✕ PHOTO ✕ ✕ SLOW SHUTTER Digital Special Effects ✕...
  • Page 39: Clock Set

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G CLOCK SET ✤ CLOCK setup works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC and ✤ M.PLAY modes. ✤ The DATE/TIME is automatically recorded onto a tape. ✤ Before recording, please set the DATE/TIME. 1. Press the MENU button. CAM MODE The menu list will appear.
  • Page 40: Wl. Remote (scd105 Only)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G WL. REMOTE (SCD105 only) ✤ The WL. REMOTE function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, ✤ M.REC, M.PLAY modes. ✤ The WL. REMOTE option allows you to enable or disable the ✤ remote control for use with the camcorder. 1.
  • Page 41: Demonstration

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G DEMONSTRATION ✤ Demonstration automatically shows you the major functions ✤ that are included with your camcorder so that you may use them more easily. ✤ ✤ The DEMONSTRATION function may only be used in the CAMERA mode without a tape inserted in the camcorder. ✤...
  • Page 42 ENGLISH Advanced Recording G PROGRAM AE ✤ The PROGRAM AE function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ ✤ The PROGRAM AE mode allows you to adjust shutter speeds ✤ and apertures to suit different recording conditions. ✤ They give you creative control over the depth of field. ✤...
  • Page 43: Program Ae

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Setting the PROGRAM AE 1. Press the MENU button. CAM MODE The menu list will appear. INITIAL CAMERA PROGRAM AE WHT. BALANCE MEMORY D.ZOOM 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight CAMERA and VIEWER DSE SELECT press the ENTER button. 3.
  • Page 44 ENGLISH Advanced Recording G WHT. BALANCE (WHITE BALANCE) ✤ The WHITE BALANCE function works in CAMERA or M.REC mode ✤ only. ✤ The WHITE BALANCE is a recording function that preserves the ✤ unique image color of the object in any recording condition. ✤...
  • Page 45: Zooming In And Out

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out ✤ Zooming is a recording technique that lets you change the size of ✤ the subject in a scene. For more professional looking recordings, do not use the zoom function too often. ✤ ✤...
  • Page 46: Digital Zoom

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out with DIGITAL ZOOM ✤ Zoom works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ Digital Zoom ✤ Zooming more than 18x is achieved digitally. ✤ ✤ The picture quality may deteriorate depending on how ✤ ✤ much you zoom in on the subject.
  • Page 47: Dis (digital Image Stabilizer)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer) ✤ The DIS function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ ✤ DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer) is a function that compensates for ✤ any shaking or hand movement while holding the camcorder ✤ (within reasonable limits).
  • Page 48: Dse (digital Special Effects) Select

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G DSE(Digital Special Effects) SELECT ✤ The DSE function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ ✤ The digital effects enable you to give a creative look to your ✤ recording by adding various special effects. ✤ Select the appropriate digital effect for the type of picture that ✤...
  • Page 49: Selecting An Effect

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Selecting an effect 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. CAM MODE INITIAL 2. Press the MENU button. CAMERA PROGRAM AE WHT. BALANCE The menu list will appear. D.ZOOM MEMORY VIEWER DSE SELECT 3. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight CAMERA and press the ENTER button.
  • Page 50: Rec Mode

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G REC MODE ✤ The REC MODE function works in CAMERA mode. ✤ ✤ This camcorder records and plays back in SP (standard play) ✤ mode and in LP (long play) mode. SP (standard play): This mode permits 60 minutes of recording time with a DVM60 tape.
  • Page 51: Audio Mode

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G AUDIO MODE ✤ The AUDIO MODE function works in CAMERA mode. ✤ ✤ This camcorder records sound in two ways. (12bit, 16bit) ✤ 12bit : You can record two 12bit stereo sound tracks. The original stereo sound can be recorded onto the MAIN (SOUND1) track.
  • Page 52: Wind Cut

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G WIND CUT ✤ The WIND CUT function works in CAMERA and PLAYER ✤ (Audio dubbing) modes. ✤ The WIND CUT function minimizes wind noise or other noise ✤ while recording. When the wind cut is on, some low sounds are eliminated along with the sound of the wind.
  • Page 53: Date/time

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording G DATE/TIME ✤ The DATE/TIME function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, M.REC ✤ and M.PLAY modes. ✤ The date and time are automatically recorded on a special ✤ data area of the tape. CAM MODE 1. Press the MENU button. INITIAL The menu list will appear.
  • Page 54 ENGLISH Advanced Recording G TV DISPLAY ✤ The TV DISPLAY function works in CAMERA, PLAYER, ✤ M.REC and M.PLAY modes. ✤ You can select the output path of the OSD (On Screen ✤ Display). OFF: The OSD appears in the LCD screen and Viewfinder only.
  • Page 55: Using Quick Menu

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Using Quick Menu(Navigation Menu) ✤ Quick menu is available only in CAMERA and M.REC mode. ✤ ✤ Quick menu is used to adjust camera functions by using ✤ the MENU DIAL. This feature is useful for when you want to make simple adjustments without having to access the menus and submenus.
  • Page 56: Setting The Quick Menu

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording I WHT. BALANCE (see page 44) Each time you select WHT. BALANCE and press the ENTER button, you can choose between preset WHT.BALANCE values and AUTO. As in PROGRAM AE, you can't choose between Auto and WHT.BALANCE values it they have not been preset. I FOCUS (Auto Focus/Manual Focus) (see page 60) Each time you select FOCUS and press the ENTER button, the FOCUS is switched to either Manual Focus (MF) or Auto Focus...
  • Page 57: Shutter Speed & Exposure

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SHUTTER SPEED & EXPOSURE ✤ You can set SHUTTER SPEED only in CAMERA mode. ✤ ✤ The EXPOSURE function works in both CAMERA and M.REC ✤ modes ✤ ✤ SHUTTER SPEED and EXPOSURE values can only be set in the ✤...
  • Page 58: Slow Shutter(low Shutter Speed)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording SLOW SHUTTER (Low Shutter Speed) ✤ The SLOW SHUTTER function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ ✤ The shutter speed can be controlled, allowing you to record slow ✤ moving objects. 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 2.
  • Page 59: Easy Mode (for Beginners)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording EASY Mode (for Beginners) ✤ The EASY mode allows a beginner to easily make good ✤ recordings. The EASY mode only operates in CAMERA mode. 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 2. By pressing the EASY button, all functions on the camera will be set to off and the recording settings will be set to the following basic modes: Battery level, recording mode, counter,...
  • Page 60: Af/mf (auto Focus/manual Focus)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording 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 ✤...
  • Page 61: Blc (back Light Compensation)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording BLC (Back Light Compensation) ✤ BLC works in CAMERA/M.REC mode. ✤ * BLC off * BLC on ✤ Back lighting exists when the subject is ✤ darker than the background: The subject is in front of a window. The person to be recorded is wearing white or shiny clothes and is placed against a bright...
  • Page 62: Fade In And Out

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Fade In and Out ✤ The FADE function works in CAMERA mode only. ✤ ✤ You can give your recording a professional look by using special ✤ effects such as fade in at the beginning of a sequence or fade out at the end of a sequence.
  • Page 63: Audio Dubbing (scd105 Only)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Audio dubbing (SCD105 only) ✤ The AUDIO DUBBING function only works in PLAYER Mode. ✤ ✤ You can add sound to the original sound on a pre-recorded tape ✤ recorded in SP mode with 12bit sound. ✤ Use the internal and external microphones or other audio ✤...
  • Page 64: Dubbed Audio Playback

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Dubbed audio Playback 1. Insert the dubbed tape and press MENU button. PLAYER MODE A / V SET 2. Turn the MENU DIAL to highlight A/V. REC MODE PHOTO SEARCH PHOTO COPY AUDIO MODE 3. Press the ENTER button to enter the sub-menu. SOUND[1] AUDIO SELECT WIND CUT...
  • Page 65: Photo Image Recording

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording PHOTO Image Recording 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. 2 Press the PHOTO button. The still picture is recorded for about 6~7 seconds. PHOTO 3. After the PHOTO has been recorded, the camcorder returns to STBY mode. Searching for a PHOTO picture ✤...
  • Page 66: Nite Pix (0 Lux Recording)

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording NITE PIX (0 lux recording) ✤ The NITE PIX function works in CAMERA/M.REC ✤ mode. ✤ The NITE PIX function enables you to record a ✤ subject in darkness. 1. Set the camcorder to CAMERA mode. STBY 2.
  • Page 67: Power Nite Pix

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording POWER NITE PIX ✤ The POWER NITE PIX function works in CAMERA mode. ✤ ✤ The POWER NITE PIX function can record a subject more ✤ brightly in darkness than the NITE PIX function. ✤ A POWER NITE PIX is displayed for three seconds by LCD if you ✤...
  • Page 68: Using The Video Light (scd103/d105 Only)

    VIDEO LIGHT, since it remains extremely hot for some time. Do not use near flammable or explosive materials. It is recommended that you consult your nearest SAMSUNG dealer for bulb replacement. The life of the bulb is approximately 50 hours.
  • Page 69: Various Recording Techniques

    ENGLISH Advanced Recording Various Recording Techniques ✤ In some situations different recording techniques may be required ✤ for more dramatic results. Note Please rotate the LCD screen carefully as excessive rotation may cause damage to the inside of the hinge that connects the LCD screen to the Camcorder.
  • Page 70: Playback

    ENGLISH Playback Tape Playback ✤ The playback function works in PLAYER mode only. ✤ Playback on the LCD ✤ It is practical to view a tape using the LCD when in a car or ✤ outdoors. Playback on a TV monitor ✤...
  • Page 71: Connecting To A Tv Which Has No Audio And Video Input Jacks

    ENGLISH Playback Connecting to a TV which has no Audio and Video input jacks ✤ You can connect your camcorder to a TV through a VCR. ✤ 1. Connect the camcorder and VCR with S-VIDEO VIDEO the AUDIO/VIDEO cable. AUDIO(L) The yellow plug : Video AUDIO(R) The white plug : Audio(L) - Mono...
  • Page 72: Various Functions While In Player Mode

    ENGLISH Playback Various Functions while in PLAYER mode ✤ The PLAY/STILL, STOP, FF, REW buttons are located on the ✤ camcorder and the Remote Control. ✤ The F.ADV(Frame advance), X2, SLOW buttons are located on ✤ the Remote Control only. (SCD105 only) ✤...
  • Page 73: Frame Advance (to Play Back Frame By Frame) (scd105 Only)

    ENGLISH Playback Frame advance (To play back frame by frame) (SCD105 only) G Press the F.ADV button on the Remote Control while in Still mode. The F.ADV function works in still mode only. G To resume normal playback, press the (PLAY/STILL) button.
  • Page 74: Zero Memory (scd105 Only)

    ENGLISH Playback ZERO MEMORY (SCD105 only) ✤ The ZERO MEMORY function works in both CAMERA and ✤ PLAYER modes. ✤ You can mark a point on a tape that you want to return to following ✤ playback. 1. Press the ZERO MEMORY button on the remote control before the recording or during playback at the point you wish to return.
  • Page 75: Pb Dse (playback Digital Special Effects)

    ENGLISH Playback PB DSE (Playback Digital Special Effects) ✤ The PB DSE function works in PLAYER mode. ✤ ✤ The PB DSE function enables you to apply Digital Special Effects ✤ (DSE) to tape playback or still images. 1. Set the camcorder to the PLAYER mode and then PLAYER MODE play back a tape.
  • Page 76: Pb Zoom

    ENGLISH Playback PB ZOOM ✤ The PB ZOOM function works in PLAYER mode. ✤ ✤ The PB ZOOM function enables you to magnify playback or still ✤ image. 1. Press the PB ZOOM button in playback mode or in playback still mode. PB ZOOM MACRO 2.
  • Page 77: Ieee 1394 Data Transfer

    ENGLISH IEEE 1394 Data Transfer Transferring IEEE1394 (i.LINK)-DV standard data connections Connecting to a DV device ✤ Connecting with other DV standard products. ✤ A standard DV connection is quite simple. If a product has a DV port, you can transfer data by connecting to the DV port using the correct cable.
  • Page 78: System Requirements

    ENGLISH IEEE 1394 Data Transfer G System requirements CPU: Intel Pentium III™ 450Mhz CPU : faster Intel ® Pentium III™ 450Mhz compatible. ® Operating system : Windows ® 98SE, ME, XP, Mac OS (9.1~10.2) Windows ® 98SE, ME, XP, Mac OS(9.1~10.2) Main memory : more than 64 MB RAM 64MB RAM IEEE 1394...
  • Page 79: Usb Interface

    ENGLISH USB interface G Transferring a Digital Image through a USB Connection ✤ You can easily transfer a image from a MEMORY CARD to a ✤ PC without additional add-on cards via a USB connection. ✤ You can transfer an image to a PC via a USB connection. ✤...
  • Page 80: Installing Dvc Media 5.1 Program

    ENGLISH USB interface Installing DVC Media 5.1 Program ✤ ✤ DVC Media 5.1 User's Manual is included on the accompanying CD(D:\help\) in adobe's Portable Document Format(PDF) The user's manual can be viewed using Acrobat Reader software, which is also included on the CD. ✤...
  • Page 81: Using The "removable Disk" Function (scd103/d105 Only)

    ENGLISH USB interface Using the “removable Disk” function (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can easily transfer data from a Memory Card to a PC without ✤ additional add-on cards via a USB connection. 1. Set the mode switch to memory, set the power switch to CAMERA or PLAYER. 2.
  • Page 82: Digital Still Camera Mode (scd103/d105 Only)

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode MEMORY STICK (Optional Accessory) (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ The Memory Stick stores and manages images recorded by the ✤ camera. Memory Stick Functions ✤ ✤ Recording still images and MPEG4 movie Terminal ✤ ✤ Viewing still images and MPEG4 movie Protection Single Slide show (Still images only)
  • Page 83: Inserting And Ejecting The Memory Card

    Memory Card in a soft case to prevent static shock. The stored contents may be changed or lost as a result of misuse, static electricity, electric noise or repair. Save important images separately. Samsung is not responsible for data loss due to misuse.
  • Page 84: Structure Of Folders And Files On The Memory Card

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Structure of folders and files on the Memory Card (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ ✤ The still images that you recorded are saved in DCIM JPEG file format on the Memory Card. ✤ ✤ The moving images that you recorded are 100 SSDVC DCAM 0001 saved in MPEG4 file format on the Memory...
  • Page 85: Memory File Number

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode MEMORY FILE NUMBER (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ File numbers will be given to images in order of recording when ✤ still images are stored on the Memory Card. ✤ ✤ MEMORY FILE NUMBERS may be set as follows: SERIES: When there are existing files, the new image will be named as the next number in the sequence.
  • Page 86: Selecting The Image Quality

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Selecting the image quality (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can select the quality of a still images to be recorded. ✤ Select the image quality 1. Set the mode switch to M.REC MODE MEMORY CARD. INITIAL 2.
  • Page 87: Recording Still Images To A Memory Card In M.rec Mode

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Recording Still images to a Memory Card in M.REC Mode. (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ Audio cannot be recorded with a still image onto the Memory Card. ✤ Recording images to a Memory Card 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD. 2.
  • Page 88: Recording An Image From A Cassette As A Still Image

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Recording an image from a cassette as a still image. (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ ✤ You can record still image from a cassette on a Memory Card. ✤ ✤ If you want to move recorded multiple still images from a cassette to a Memory Card, use the COPY function.
  • Page 89: Viewing Still Images

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Viewing Still images (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can playback and view still images recorded on the Memory ✤ Card. ✤ ✤ There are 3 ways to view recorded images. Single : To view an image frame by frame. Slide show : To view all images automatically and in consecutive order.
  • Page 90: To View The Multi Display

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode To view the Multi Display (SCD103/D105 only) 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD. 2. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. The last recorded image appears. 3. To view six stored images on single screen, press the MULTI DISP.
  • Page 91: Copying Still Images From A Cassette To Memory Card

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Copying still images from a cassette to Memory Card (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can copy still images recorded with PHOTO function on a ✤ ✤ cassette into a Memory Card. ✤ Rewind the TAPE to the point which you wants. 1.
  • Page 92: Marking Images For Printing

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Marking images for printing (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ This camcorder supports the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) ✤ print format. ✤ ✤ You can automatically print images recorded on a Memory Card ✤ with a printer supporting DPOF. ✤...
  • Page 93: Protection From Accidental Erasure

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Protection from accidental erasure (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can protect important images from accidental erasure. ✤ If you execute FORMAT, all images including protected images will be erased. 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD. M.PLAY MODE INITIAL 2.
  • Page 94: Deleting Still Images

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Deleting Still images (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can erase the still images recorded on the Memory Card. ✤ ✤ If you want to delete protected images, you must first deactivate ✤ ✤ the image protection. ✤...
  • Page 95: Formatting The Memory Card

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Formatting the Memory Card (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can use the MEMORY FORMAT functions to completely ✤ delete all images and options on the Memory Card, including protected images. ✤ ✤ The format function restores the Memory Card to its initial state. ✤...
  • Page 96: Mpeg Recording

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode MPEG RECORDING (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ You can record moving picture images with audio on the Memory ✤ Card. Saving the pictures captured by a camera as a moving picture file on MEMORY CARD 1. Check whether MEMORY CARD is inserted into MEMORY TAPE the camcorder.
  • Page 97: Selecting The Moving Picture Sizes

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode Selecting the moving picture sizes (SCD103/D105 only) 1. Set the mode switch to MEMORY CARD position. M.REC MODE INITIAL CAMERA 2. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. M.PLAY SELECT MEMORY PHOTO QUALITY VIEWER MPEG4 SIZE PRINT MARK 3.
  • Page 98: Mpeg Playback

    ENGLISH Digital Still Camera mode MPEG Playback (SCD103/D105 only) ✤ The MPEG Playback function works in M. PLAY mode only. ✤ ✤ You can play the moving picture images on the Memory Card. ✤ ✤ During the MPEG4 playback, you can hear sound at the PC speaker only. ✤...
  • Page 99: Maintenance

    ENGLISH Maintenance After finishing a recording ✤ At the end of a recording you must remove the power source. ✤ ✤ When recording with a Lithium Ion Battery Pack, leaving the pack ✤ on the camcorder can reduce the life span of the battery. Hence, it should be removed from the camcorder.
  • Page 100: Cleaning And Maintaining The Camcorder

    ENGLISH Maintenance Cleaning and Maintaining the Camcorder Cleaning the Video Heads To ensure normal recording and clear pictures, clean the video heads when the playback pictures display square block-shaped noise or distortion, or a blue screen appears. (blue screen) 1. Set the power switch to PLAYER mode. 2.
  • Page 101: Using Your Camcorder Abroad

    ENGLISH Maintenance Using Your Camcorder Abroad ✤ Each country or region has its own electric and color systems. ✤ ✤ Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following items. ✤ Power sources You can use your camcorder in any country or area with the supplied AC Power Adapter within 100V to 240V, 50/60 Hz.
  • Page 102: Troubleshooting

    ENGLISH Troubleshooting Troubleshooting ✤ Before contacting a Samsung authorized service center, ✤ perform the following simple checks. They may save you the time and expense of an unnecessary call. Self Diagnosis Display Display Informs that... Action Blinking the battery pack is almost discharged. Change to a charged one.
  • Page 103: Self Diagnosis Display In M.rec/m.play Mode (scd103/d105 Only)

    ENGLISH Troubleshooting Self Diagnosis Display in M.REC/M.PLAY mode (SCD103/D105 only) Display Informs that... Action Blinking There is no Memory Card in MEMORY CARD! MEMORY CARD! slow Insert a Memory Card. the camcorder. MEMORY FULL! There is not enough memory Change to a new Memory MEMORY FULL! slow to record.
  • Page 104 ENGLISH Troubleshooting ✤ If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact your ✤ nearest Samsung authorized service center. Explanation/Solution Symptom You cannot switch the Check the battery pack or the AC Power Adapter. camcorder on. START/STOP button Check the POWER switch is set to CAMERA.
  • Page 105: Specifications

    ENGLISH Specifications Model name: SCD101/D103/D105 System Video signal NTSC Video recording system 2 rotary heads, Helical scanning system Audio recording system Rotary heads, PCM system Usable cassette Digital video tape (6.35mm width): Mini DV cassette Tape speed SP: approx. 18.81mm/s LP: approx.
  • Page 106: Index

    ENGLISH INDEX - A - - A - - M - Accessories ........ 12 MPEG RECORDING....96 AF/MF ......... 60 MPEG SIZE ......... 97 Audio dubbing ......63 - O - - O - AUDIO MODE ......51 OSD ........18, 19 - B - - B - - P -...
  • Page 107 ENGLISH THIS CAMCORDER IS MANUFACTURED BY: ELECTRONICS ELECTRONICS *Samsung Electronics’ Internet Home Page United States http://www.samsungusa.com http://www.samsungusa.com United Kingdom http://www.samsungelectronics.co.uk http://www.samsungelectronics.com.tw France http://www.samsung.fr Australia http://www.samsung.com/au Germany http://www.samsung.de Sweden http://www.samsung.se Poland http://www.samsung.com/pl Canada http://www.samsungcanada.com Panama http://www.samsung.com.pa Italia http://www.samsung.it Spain http://www.samsung.es...

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