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 recording.
✤ 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 cases 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 camcorder to CAMERA or M.REC mode.
2. Move the MENU SELECTOR up or down
until the FOCUS is highlighted and then
push the MENU SELECTOR.
M. FOCUS 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
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