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HD MEMORY CAMERA
GZ-HM320 A
Detailed User Guide
GZ-HM300 A
LYT2211-002A

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  • Page 1 HD MEMORY CAMERA GZ-HM320 A Detailed User Guide GZ-HM300 A LYT2211-002A...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Backing Up All Files ... 70 Organizing Files ... 72 Recording Videos to Discs ... 73 JVC Software Licence Agreement ... 74 Backing Up Files Without Using Provided Software ... 75 List of Files and Folders ... 75 Copying to Mac Computer ... 76 Menu Settings Operating the Menu ...
  • Page 3 SEAMLESS RECORDING ... 81 x.v.Color ... 81 WIND CUT ... 82 Recording Menu (Still Image) ... 83 FACE PRIORITY AE/AF ... 83 SELF-TIMER ... 83 SHUTTER MODE ... 84 IMAGE SIZE ... 85 IMAGE QUALITY ... 85 GAIN UP ... 86 AUTO REC ...
  • Page 4: Beginner's Guide

    ■ [Getting Ready] ① Open your feet to the width of your shoulders. ② Keep the elbow of your right arm, which is holding the camcorder, close to your side. ③ Hold the LCD monitor with your left hand and adjust the angle ac- cordingly.
  • Page 5: Useful Shooting Techniques

    ■ Introducing the Various Shooting Techniques! Holiday Season/Christmas Record the happy Christmas celebration with your family! Wedding Create an awesome wedding video for the bride and groom! Travel Capture all the good times of your domestic or overseas trips! Amusement Park Take more shots of the smiling faces of everyone in the family! Holiday Season/Christmas Record the happy Christmas celebration with your family!
  • Page 6: Wedding

    Useful Shooting Techniques Recording the Christmas Party After all preparations, it is finally the Christmas party itself. Not only should you record the candle-blowing scene, but also the smiles of the family while being surrounded by good food, or even the father who is slightly drunk from champagne! Finding the Presents For children, the greatest joy of Christmas is receiving presents the next...
  • Page 7: Travel

    ■ AC Adapter The JVC AC adapter supports voltages from 100 V to 240 V, and hence can be used anywhere in the world. Bring along the adapter if you are traveling for a long time. Charge the battery pack while sleeping so that you can record with full battery power the next day.
  • Page 8: Amusement Park

    You can bring an additional battery charger to charge battery packs if you plan to use the camcorder for recording at night. You can also charge multiple battery packs by using both the battery charger and this camcor- der at the same time.
  • Page 9 Videos with no waving of hands nor laughter are not only dull when you view them later, but also put the capability of the audio-recording function of the camcorder to a waste. When recording, induce more reactions by enthusiastically waving your hands or shouting out "Is it fun?"...
  • Page 10: Getting Started

    Getting Started Verifying the Accessories If any of the items are missing or defective, consult your JVC dealer or the nearest JVC service center. Illustration NOTE: SD cards are sold separately. ● "Types of Usable SD Card" (A P.13) When using the AC adapter overseas, please prepare a commercially available converter plug for the country or region of visit.
  • Page 11 The charging lamp blinks when charging is in progress. ● It goes out when charging is finished. CAUTION: If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety ● and performance can not be guaranteed. Charging time: Approx. 2 h 30 m (using supplied battery pack) ●...
  • Page 12: Grip Adjustment

    Getting Started Grip Adjustment ① Flip the grip belt over. ② Adjust the length of the belt. ③ Fasten the grip belt. CAUTION: Be sure to fasten the grip belt properly. ● If the belt is loose, this unit may drop and result in injuries or damages. Using the Hand Strap When using the hand strap, loop it around your wrist.
  • Page 13: Types Of Usable Sd Card

    Types of Usable SD Card The following SD cards can be used on this unit. SDHC Card Use a Class 4 or higher compatible SDHC card (4 GB to 32 GB) for ● video recording. SD Card This unit supports 256 MB to 2 GB SD cards. ●...
  • Page 14: Types Of Usable Sd Card

    Getting Started Removing the Card Push the card inward once, then pull it out straight. Types of Usable SD Card The following SD cards can be used on this unit. SDHC Card Use a Class 4 or higher compatible SDHC card (4 GB to 32 GB) for ●...
  • Page 15: Resetting The Clock

    Resetting the Clock Set the clock with “CLOCK ADJUST” from the menu. Touch D to display the menu. Select “CLOCK ADJUST” and touch C. Select “CLOCK SETTING” and touch C. Set the date and time. Use the slider to adjust the year, month, day, hour, and minute in order. ●...
  • Page 16: Attaching The Lens Cap

    Getting Started Guardians should pay close attention when this unit is being used by ● children. NOTE: If camera shake is excessive, use the digital image stabilizer. ● "Reducing Camera Shake" (A P.21) Attaching the Lens Cap To protect the lens, attach the provided lens cap to this unit as shown in the illustration.
  • Page 17: Using This Unit Overseas

    Using this Unit Overseas The shape of the power outlet varies according to countries and regions. To charge the battery pack, you need a converter plug that matches the shape of the outlet. "Charging the Battery Pack Overseas" (A P.17) Change the date and time display to the local time by selecting your trav- el destination in “AREA SETTING”...
  • Page 18: Setting Daylight Saving Time

    Getting Started Setting Daylight Saving Time When “ON” is selected in “SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME” of “CLOCK ADJUST”, the time is set 1 hour ahead. Touch D to display the menu. Select “CLOCK ADJUST” and touch C. Select “SET FOR DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME” and touch C. Set daylight saving time and touch C.
  • Page 19: Recording

    Taking Videos in Auto Mode You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the au- to mode. Open the LCD monitor and select the video mode. (Open the lens cover.) The video mode icon appears. ● Check if the recording mode is Auto. If the mode is Manual, touch the G/H button.
  • Page 20 Make a backup of important recorded data. ● It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a DVD or other recording media for storage. JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. NOTE: Before recording an important scene, it is recommended to conduct a ●...
  • Page 21: Zooming

    Zooming The angle of view can be adjusted using zoom. Use the W end (wide angle end) to shoot a wider field of view. ● Use the T end (telephoto end) to magnify the subject for shooting. ● NOTE: When digital zoom is used, the image becomes grainy as it is digitally ●...
  • Page 22: Taking Still Images In Auto Mode

    Recording Taking Still Images in Auto Mode You can record without worrying about the setting details by using the au- to mode. Open the LCD monitor and select the still image mode. (Open the lens cover.) The still image mode icon appears. ●...
  • Page 23: Zooming

    Operation Buttons for Still Image Recording Operation But- Description T/W Zoom Functions as the zoom lever. "Zooming" (A P.23) Quick Review Enables the most recently captured still image to be viewed. "Checking the Captured Image Immediately" (A P.23) Auto/Manual Switches the recording mode between Auto and Manual.
  • Page 24: Manual Recording

    Recording Manual Recording You can adjust settings, such as brightness, by using the manual mode. Manual recording can be set for both video and still image modes. Select video or still image mode. The video or still image mode icon appears. ●...
  • Page 25: Scene Selection

    Scene Selection Common scenes that are often encountered can be recorded with the most suitable settings. Touch D to display the menu. Select “MANUAL SETTING” and touch C. Select “SCENE SELECT” and touch C. Select the scene and touch C. Setting Effect b NIGHT...
  • Page 26: Adjusting Focus Manually

    Recording Adjusting Focus Manually Set this when the focus is not clear in “AUTO” or when manual focusing is desired. Touch D to display the menu. Select “MANUAL SETTING” and touch C. Select “FOCUS” and touch C. Select “MANUAL” and touch C. Adjust the focus with the slider.
  • Page 27: Adjusting Brightness

    Adjusting Brightness You can adjust the brightness to your preferred level. Touch D to display the menu. Select “MANUAL SETTING” and touch C. Select “BRIGHTNESS ADJUST” and touch C. Select “MANUAL” and touch C. Select the brightness value with the slider. Compensation range during video recording: -6 to +6 ●...
  • Page 28: Setting Backlight Compensation

    Recording Setting Backlight Compensation You can correct the image when the subject appears too dark due to backlight. Touch D to display the menu. Select “MANUAL SETTING” and touch C. Select “BACKLIGHT COMP.” and touch C. Select “ON” and touch C. Setting Metering Area You can set the brightness of a specified area as the standard.
  • Page 29: Recording With Effects

    Recording with Effects You can add various effects to videos and still images to create a differ- ent atmosphere from the usual recording. *The image is only an impression. Touch D to display the menu. Select “MANUAL SETTING” and touch C. Select “EFFECT”...
  • Page 30: Registering Files To Events Before Recording

    Recording Registering Files to Events Before Record- Videos can be found easily during playback by categorizing them when recording. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “REGISTER EVENT” and touch C. Select the event type and touch C. Event Type BABY &...
  • Page 31: Recording At Intervals (time-lapse Recording)

    Uploading Videos You can upload your videos to YouTube™ using the provided software "Everio MediaBrowser". Install the software on your PC and connect this unit to the PC. For details on how to use the software, refer to the help file. ●...
  • Page 32 Recording Display Description Speed Indicator Displays the recording interval that is set. Video Quality Displays the icon of the video quality that is set. Remaining Record- Remaining time left to record with the currently ing Time selected video quality. Recording in Pro- Appears when video recording is in progress.
  • Page 33: Recording Automatically By Sensing Movements (auto Rec)

    Recording Automatically by Sensing Move- ments (AUTO REC) This function enables the unit to record automatically by sensing the changes in subject's movement (brightness) within the red frame dis- played on the LCD monitor. (AUTO REC) It can be set for both video and still image modes. Select video or still image mode.
  • Page 34: Remaining Recording Time/battery Power

    Recording Remaining Recording Time/Battery Power You can check the remaining video recording time on the internal memo- ry and SD card as well as the remaining battery power. Select video mode. Press M. Press once to display the remaining recording time of the selected me- ●...
  • Page 35 Approximate Video Recording Time Quality Built-in Memory Built-in memory applies to GZ-HM320 only. ● The actual recording time may shorten depending on the shooting environment. ● Approximate Number of Still Images (Unit: Number of Shots) Image Size Quality Built-in Memory 8 GB 1920x1080 (16:9) FINE...
  • Page 36: Playback

    Make a backup of important recorded data. ● It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a DVD or other recording media for storage. JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. Adjusting the Volume of Videos Checking the Recording Date and Other Information You can display the recording date and duration of the selected file.
  • Page 37: Checking The Content Of Videos Quickly

    Checking the Content of Videos Quickly You can play back a digest of the recorded videos (Digest Playback). This is useful for checking the content of the videos quickly. Operation Buttons for Digest Playback Display Description d / e Playback/pause Stop (returns to thumbnail display) Returns to normal playback.
  • Page 38: Playback With Special Effects

    Playback Playback with Special Effects You can add effects to the beginning and end of recorded videos. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “WIPE/FADER” and touch C. Select a desired effect and touch C. Select the desired video and touch C.
  • Page 39: Playing Back Still Images

    Playing Back Still Images You can select and play back the recorded still images from an index screen (thumbnail display). The contents of the saving destination selected in “REC MEDIA FOR IM- AGE” are displayed on the index screen. "REC MEDIA FOR IMAGE (GZ-HM320)" (A P.107) Select the playback mode.
  • Page 40: Searching For A Specific Video/still Image

    Playback Searching for a Specific Video/Still Image When there is a large number of recorded videos and still images, it is dif- ficult to look for the desired file from the index screen. Use the search function to find the file you want. For videos, you can search by “GROUP”, “SEARCH DATE”, or ●...
  • Page 41: Search Event

    Search Event You can search and play videos according to events and recording dates. The contents of the saving destination selected in “REC MEDIA FOR ● VIDEO” are searched. Events that are not registered will not appear. ● "Registering Files to Events" (A P.79) Display the search function.
  • Page 42: Connecting Via The Hdmi Mini Connector

    Playback Connecting via the HDMI Mini Connector We recommend using the Category 2 HDMI cable (High Speed cable). Connect to the TV. Press and hold the power button M for 2 seconds or more to turn off ● the power. Connect the AC adapter to this unit.
  • Page 43: Connecting Via The Component Connector

    Connecting via the Component Connector Connect to the TV. Press and hold the power button M for 2 seconds or more to turn off ● the power. Connect the AC adapter to this unit. Press the external input button on the TV to switch to the input from this unit via the connected terminal.
  • Page 44: Playing Back Playlists

    Playback Playing Back Playlists Play back the playlists that you have created. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “PLAYBACK PLAYLIST” and touch C. Select the desired playlist and touch C to start playback. "Operation Buttons for Playback"...
  • Page 45: Deleting Selected Files

    Check that it is the file to delete, select “YES” and touch C. The file to delete appears on this screen. ● Touch the operation buttons "E" / "F" to select the previous or next ● file. After deleting, touch D. ●...
  • Page 46: Deleting All Files

    Editing A delete mark appears on the selected file. ● To remove the delete mark, touch C again. Touch “CHECK” to check the selected file. ● Select “YES” and touch C. After deleting, touch C. ● NOTE: When files in a playlist are deleted, the playlist changes. ●...
  • Page 47: Protecting Files

    Protecting Files Prevent important videos/still images from being deleted accidently by protecting them. "Protecting the Currently Displayed File" (A P.47) "Protecting Selected Files" (A P.48) "Protecting All Files" (A P.49) "Releasing Protection of All Files" (A P.49) CAUTION: When the recording media is formatted, even the protected files will be ●...
  • Page 48: Protecting Selected Files

    Editing Protecting Selected Files Protects or releases protection of the selected files. Select the playback mode. Select video or still image mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT” and touch C. Select “PROTECT/CANCEL” and touch C. Select “FILE SELECT” and touch C. Select the desired file and touch C.
  • Page 49: Protecting All Files

    Protecting All Files Protects all files. Select the playback mode. Select video or still image mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT” and touch C. Select “PROTECT/CANCEL” and touch C. Select “PROTECT ALL” and touch C. Select “YES” and touch C. After setting, touch C.
  • Page 50: Changing Event Registration Of Videos

    Editing Changing Event Registration of Videos Find your recorded videos for playback easily by registering them to suit- able items from the list of various events. "Changing the Event of the Currently Displayed File" (A P.50) "Changing the Event of the Selected Files" (A P.51) NOTE: You can also register files to events before recording if the content has ●...
  • Page 51: Changing The Event Of The Selected Files

    Changing the Event of the Selected Files Changes the event of multiple files by specifying a range. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT” and touch C. Select “CHANGE EVENT REG.” and touch C. Select “TO RESET RANGE”...
  • Page 52: Dividing Files

    Editing Dividing Files You can divide a selected video into two. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT” and touch C. Select “DIVIDE” and touch C. Select the desired file and touch C. Playback of the selected video starts.
  • Page 53: Face Detection Zoom

    Face Detection Zoom You can enlarge the part including a face in a still image and save it as a new file. Select the playback mode. Select still image mode. Select the desired still image and touch C. Touch P. Faces are detected.
  • Page 54: Capturing A Still Image In The Video During Playback

    Editing Capturing a Still Image in the Video during Playback You can capture still images of the scenes you like in the recorded vid- eos. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Select the desired video and touch C. Touch pause at the desired scene during playback. After pausing the video, you can fine-tune the point to capture by using ●...
  • Page 55: Capturing Videos For Uploading To Youtube

    Touch C to resume playback. ● "Playing Back Videos" (A P.36) Touch C to pause playback, then touch “SET” to set the point to stop copying. To reset the start point, touch CANCEL. ● Select “CAPTURE TRIMMED FILE” and touch C. To set the start/end point again, select “RESET AREA”.
  • Page 56: Creating A Playlist With Title (gz-hm320)

    Editing To reset the start point, touch “CANCEL”. ● Select “CAPTURE TRIMMED FILE” and touch C. To set the start/end point again, select “RESET AREA”. ● Select “YES” and touch C. When copying finishes, the copied file is added to the index screen. ●...
  • Page 57: Creating Playlists From The Recorded Videos

    Select the desired recording date and touch C. Touch “CHECK” to check the selected video. ● After setting, touch C. ● Picture Title A Great Memory Happy Anniversary Business Celebration Congratulations Graduation Happy Birthday Happy Father's Day Happy Mother's Day Holiday Happy New Year! Happy Valentine's Day...
  • Page 58: Creating Playlists By Group

    Editing Select “CREATE FROM SCENE” and touch C. Select the file to add to playlist and touch C. Touch “CHECK” to check the selected video. ● Select the insertion point and touch C. The selected videos are added to the playlist on the right. ●...
  • Page 59: Creating Playlists By Date

    Select the insertion point and touch C. The selected videos are added to the playlist on the right. ● To delete a video from the playlist, touch "F" to select the video and ● touch C. Repeat steps 7-8 and arrange the videos in the playlist. ●...
  • Page 60: Creating Playlists By Event

    Editing Select the insertion point and touch C. The selected videos are added to the playlist on the right. ● To delete a video from the playlist, touch "F" to select the video and ● touch C. Repeat steps 7-8 and arrange the videos in the playlist. ●...
  • Page 61: Editing Playlists

    Select the recording date to add to playlist and touch C. Touch “CHECK” to check the selected video. ● Select the insertion point and touch C. The selected videos are added to the playlist on the right. ● To delete a video from the playlist, touch "F" to select the video and ●...
  • Page 62: Deleting Playlists

    Editing Select the insertion point and touch C. The selected videos are added to the playlist on the right. ● To delete a video from the playlist, touch "F" to select the video and ● touch C. Repeat steps 7-8 and arrange the videos in the playlist. ●...
  • Page 63: Adding Title Screens To Playlists

    Adding Title Screens to Playlists Add a title screen to a created playlist. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT PLAYLIST” and touch C. Select “SET TITLE” and touch C. Select the desired playlist and touch C. Touch “CHECK”...
  • Page 64: Combining Videos Recorded By Seamless Recording

    Editing Combining Videos Recorded by Seamless Recording Videos that are recorded on two separate media and with “SEAMLESS RECORDING” in the video recording menu enabled can be combined in- to a single video. Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu.
  • Page 65: Copying

    Copying Files to Card You can copy videos and still images from the built-in memory or SD card to another media. Copying still images to SD cards makes it convenient to bring them to the shop for printing (developing). "Copying All Files" (A P.65) "Copying Selected Files"...
  • Page 66: Copying Selected Files

    Copying Copying Selected Files Copies selected videos and still images to another media. Select the playback mode. Select video or still image mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT” and touch C. Select “COPY” and touch C. Select the direction of copying and touch C. The direction of copying varies with the model.
  • Page 67: Moving Files

    Moving Files You can move videos and still images from the built-in memory or SD card to another media. Files that are moved will be deleted from the original media. Moving still images to SD cards makes it convenient to bring them to the shop for printing (developing).
  • Page 68: Moving Selected Files

    Copying Moving Selected Files Moves selected videos and still images to another media. Files that are moved will be deleted from the original media. Select the playback mode. Select video or still image mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “EDIT”...
  • Page 69: Dubbing Files To A Dvd Recorder Or Vcr

    Dubbing Files to a DVD Recorder or VCR You can dub videos by connecting to a DVD recorder or VCR. Refer also to the instruction manuals of the TV, DVD recorder, VCR, ● etc. Connect to a VCR/DVD recorder. Press and hold the power M button for 2 seconds or more to turn off ●...
  • Page 70: Copying To Windows Pc

    (English/German/French/Spanish): +44-1489-564-764 Asia (Philippines) (English): +63-2-438-0090 China (Chinese): 10800-163-0014 (toll-free) Homepage http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/e/index.html For details on how to upload to Youtube™, refer to “MediaBrowser Help” in the “Help” menu of Everio MediaBrowser. ● Verifying System Requirements (Guideline) Right-click on “Computer” (or “My Computer”) in the “Start” menu and select “Properties” to check the following items.
  • Page 71 ① Connect the AC adapter to this unit. ② Connect using the provided USB cable. Open the LCD monitor. The USB MENU appears. ● Select “BACK UP” and touch C. The provided software Everio MediaBrowser starts up on the PC. ●...
  • Page 72: Organizing Files

    Copying Organizing Files After backing up your files, organize them by adding labels such as "Fam- ily Trip" or "Athletic Meet". This is useful not only for creating discs, but for viewing the files too. Double-click on the Everio MediaBrowser icon. The provided software starts up.
  • Page 73: Recording Videos To Discs

    Recording Videos to Discs Copy the files that are arranged using the user list to DVDs. Insert a new disc into the PC's recordable DVD drive. Select the desired user list. Select the disc type. Select the method of file selection. If you select “Select all files displayed”, only the displayed videos are ●...
  • Page 74: Jvc Software Licence Agreement

    NAMED "DIGITAL PHOTO NAVIGATOR" ("Program") ON YOUR PC. The right to use the Program is granted by Victor Company of Japan, Limited ("JVC") to You only on the condition that You agree to the follow- ing. Should You not agree to the terms hereof, You may not install or use the Program.
  • Page 75: Backing Up Files Without Using Provided Software

    Backing Up Files Without Using Provided Software Copy the files to a PC using the following method. Connect the USB cable and AC adapter. ① Connect the AC adapter to this unit. ② Connect using the provided USB cable. Open the LCD monitor. The USB MENU appears.
  • Page 76: Copying To Mac Computer

    Copying Copying to Mac Computer Copy the files to a Mac computer using the following method. Connect the USB cable and the AC adapter. ① Connect the AC adapter to this unit. ② Connect using the provided USB cable. The provided software is not required for this process. ●...
  • Page 77: Menu Settings

    Operating the Menu Use the slider and operation buttons to set the menu. The menu differs according to the mode in use. ● Touch D to display the menu. Select the desired menu and touch C. Select the desired setting and touch C. NOTE: To close the menu, touch D.
  • Page 78: Recording Menu (video)

    Menu Settings Recording Menu (Video) You can adjust various settings, such as brightness and white balance, to suit the subject or purpose. You can also change settings such as picture quality and gain. Setting MANUAL SETTING Recording settings can be adjusted manually. They are displayed only when recording in the manual mode.
  • Page 79: Face Priority Ae/af

    FACE PRIORITY AE/AF Detects faces and adjusts the brightness and focus automatically. Setting Details Deactivates the function. Activates the function. Displaying the Item Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “FACE PRIORITY AE/AF” and touch C. CAUTION: When “FACE PRIORITY AE/AF”...
  • Page 80: Zoom

    Menu Settings ZOOM Sets the maximum zoom ratio. Setting Details 20x/OPTICAL Enables zooming up to 20x. 80x/DIGITAL Enables zooming up to 80x. 200x/DIGITAL Enables zooming up to 200x. NOTE: When digital zoom is used, the image becomes grainy as it is digitally ●...
  • Page 81: Time-lapse Recording

    TIME-LAPSE RECORDING This function enables the changes of a scene that occur slowly over a long period to be shown within a short time by taking frames of it at a cer- tain interval. This is useful for making observations such as the opening of a flower bud.
  • Page 82: Wind Cut

    Menu Settings WIND CUT Reduces the noise caused by wind. Setting Details Deactivates the function. Activates the function. Displaying the Item Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “WIND CUT” and touch C.
  • Page 83: Recording Menu (still Image)

    Recording Menu (Still Image) You can adjust various settings, such as brightness and white balance, to suit the subject or purpose. You can also change settings such as picture quality and gain. Setting MANUAL SETTING Recording settings can be adjusted manually. They are displayed only when recording in the manual mode.
  • Page 84: Shutter Mode

    Menu Settings Displaying the Item Select still image mode. Touch D to display the menu. Select “SELF-TIMER” and touch C. SHUTTER MODE Continuous shooting settings can be adjusted. Setting RECORD ONE SHOT Records one still image. CONTINUOUS Records still images continuously while the SHOOTING SNAPSHOT button is pressed.
  • Page 85: Image Size

    IMAGE SIZE Sets the image size (number of pixels) for still images. Setting 1920X1080(2M) Takes still images in the size of 1920X1080 with aspect ratio 16:9. 1440X1080(1.5M) Takes still images in the size of 1440X1080 with aspect ratio 4:3. 640X480(0.3M) Takes still images in the size of 640X480 with as- pect ratio 4:3.
  • Page 86: Gain Up

    Menu Settings GAIN UP Makes the subject appear bright automatically when recording in dark places. Setting Details Deactivates the function. Electrically brightens the scene when it is dark. NOTE: Setting can be adjusted separately for videos. ● Displaying the Item Select still image mode.
  • Page 87: Manual Settings Menu

    Manual Settings Menu Recording settings can be adjusted manually. NOTE: They are displayed only when recording in the manual mode. ● Setting SCENE SELECT Settings to suit the shooting condition can be selected. "Scene Selection" (A P.25) FOCUS Focus can be adjusted manually. "Adjusting Focus Manually"...
  • Page 88: Playback Menu (video)

    Menu Settings Playback Menu (Video) You can delete or look for specific videos. Setting DELETE Deletes unwanted videos. "Deleting the Currently Displayed File" (A P.44) "Deleting Selected Files" (A P.45) "Deleting All Files" (A P.46) PICTURE TITLE (GZ- Create a playlist simply by selecting a recording date and a title screen from the list. "Creating a Playlist with Title (GZ-HM320)"...
  • Page 89: Delete

    Menu Settings DELETE Deletes unwanted videos. Operating Details "Deleting the Currently Displayed File" (A P.44) "Deleting Selected Files" (A P.45) "Deleting All Files" (A P.46) PICTURE TITLE (GZ-HM320) Create a playlist simply by selecting a recording date and a title screen from the list.
  • Page 90: Edit

    Menu Settings EDIT You can perform operations such as copying or protecting videos. Setting COPY Copies files to another media. "Copying All Files" (A P.65) "Copying Selected Files" (A P.66) MOVE Moves files to another media. "Moving All Files" (A P.67) "Moving Selected Files"...
  • Page 91: On-screen Display

    ON-SCREEN DISPLAY Sets whether to show on-screen displays such as icons during playback. Setting Details No display at all. DISPLAY ALL Displays everything. DISPLAY DATE ONLY Displays the date only. Displaying the Item Select the playback mode. Select video mode. Touch D to display the menu.
  • Page 92: Playback Menu (still Image)

    Menu Settings Playback Menu (Still Image) You can delete or look for specific still images. Setting DELETE Deletes unwanted still images. "Deleting the Currently Displayed File" (A P.44) "Deleting Selected Files" (A P.45) "Deleting All Files" (A P.46) SEARCH DATE You can search and play still images according to recording dates.
  • Page 93: Slide Show Effects

    SLIDE SHOW EFFECTS Effects can be added to the transitions in slideshow playback. Setting Details SLIDE Switches the screen by sliding in from right to left. BLINDS Switches the screen by dividing into vertical strips. CHECKER- Switches the screen by changing through a check- BOARD ered pattern.
  • Page 94: Display Settings Menu

    Menu Settings Display Settings Menu You can adjust various display settings such as the LCD monitor's brightness, etc. Setting LANGUAGE The language on the display can be changed. "LANGUAGE" (A P.94) DATE DISPLAY STYLE Sets the order of year, month, day and the time display format (24H/12H). "DATE DISPLAY STYLE"...
  • Page 95: Monitor Brightness

    Clock Set Style The clock set style of this unit varies with the models. The order of "Year, Month, Day, Time" changes according to the date ● display style. MONITOR BRIGHTNESS Sets the brightness of the LCD monitor. Touch D to display the menu. Select “DISPLAY SETTINGS”...
  • Page 96: Lcd Backlight

    Menu Settings LCD BACKLIGHT Sets the brightness of the backlight of the monitor. Setting Details BRIGHTER Brightens the backlight of the monitor regardless of the surrounding conditions. STANDARD Helps to save battery life when selected. AUTO Sets the brightness automatically to “BRIGHTER” when using outdoors and to “STANDARD”...
  • Page 97: Clock Adjust

    CLOCK ADJUST Resets the current time or sets to the local time when using this unit over- seas. Setting Details CLOCK SET- Resets the current time or changes the settings. "Resetting the Clock" (A P.15) TING AREA SET- Sets to the local time when using this unit overseas TING simply by selecting the destination.
  • Page 98: Basic Settings Menu

    Menu Settings Basic Settings Menu You can adjust various camera settings such as operation sound, etc. Setting DEMO MODE Introduces the special features of this unit in digest form. "DEMO MODE" (A P.99) AUTO POWER OFF Prevents the situation of forgetting to turn off the power when this is set. "AUTO POWER OFF"...
  • Page 99: Demo Mode

    DEMO MODE Starts playback of the demo mode which introduces the features of this unit. Setting Details Deactivates the function. Plays a demonstration of the special features of this unit. Displaying Demo Mode ① Remove the battery pack and SD card. ②...
  • Page 100: Operation Sound

    Menu Settings OPERATION SOUND Turns on or off the operation sound. Setting Details Turns off the operation sound. Turns on the operation sound. Displaying the Item Touch D to display the menu. Select “BASIC SETTINGS” and touch C. Select “OPERATION SOUND” and touch C. RECORD BUTTON Displays the "REC"...
  • Page 101: Quick Restart

    1/3 of that used during recording. UPDATE Updates the functions of this unit to the latest version. For details, refer to the JVC homepage. (When no program to update the software of this unit is available, nothing will be provided on the homepage.)
  • Page 102: Factory Preset

    Menu Settings FACTORY PRESET Returns all the settings to their default values. Touch D to display the menu. Select “BASIC SETTINGS” and touch C. Select “FACTORY PRESET” and touch C. Select “YES” and touch C. All settings return to their default values. ●...
  • Page 103: Connection Settings Menu

    Connection Settings Menu You can adjust various settings for connecting to a TV or DVD recorder. Setting DISPLAY ON TV Displays icons and date/time on a TV screen. "DISPLAY ON TV" (A P.103) VIDEO OUTPUT Sets the aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) according to the connecting TV. "VIDEO OUTPUT"...
  • Page 104: Component Output

    Menu Settings COMPONENT OUTPUT Sets the definition of the video output from the COMPONENT connector. Setting Details 480i Outputs at 480i or 480p. 1080i Outputs at 1080i or 720p. Displaying the Item Touch D to display the menu. Select “CONNECTION SETTINGS” and touch C. Select “COMPONENT OUTPUT”...
  • Page 105: Hdmi Control

    HDMI CONTROL Sets the linked operations ON/OFF when the TV and this unit are con- nected using the HDMI mini connector. Setting Details Turns off linked operations. Turns on linked operations. Displaying the Item Touch D to display the menu. Select “CONNECTION SETTINGS”...
  • Page 106: Media Settings Menu

    Menu Settings Media Settings Menu You can perform various settings for the recording media. Setting REC MEDIA FOR VIDEO Sets the recording/playback media of videos. "REC MEDIA FOR VIDEO (GZ-HM320)" (A P.106) VIDEO SLOT SELECTION Sets the recording/playback SD slot of videos. "VIDEO SLOT SELECTION (GZ-HM300)"...
  • Page 107: Rec Media For Image (gz-hm320)

    REC MEDIA FOR IMAGE (GZ-HM320) Sets the recording/playback media of still images. Setting Details Records still images to this unit's HDD. Records still images to the SD card. Displaying the Item Touch D to display the menu. Select “MEDIA SETTINGS” and touch C. Select “REC MEDIA FOR IMAGE”...
  • Page 108: Format Sd Card

    Menu Settings FORMAT SD CARD Deletes all files on the SD card. Setting FILE Deletes all files on the SD card. FILE + MANAGE- Deletes all files on the SD card and resets the MENT NO folder and file numbers to "1". CAUTION: Not available for selection when no SD card is inserted.
  • Page 109: Names Of Parts

    Lens Do not touch the lens and lens cover. ● Do not cover the lens with your fingers during video recording. ● "Attaching the Lens Cap" (A P.16) Stereo Microphone Do not cover the microphone with your fingers during video recording. ●...
  • Page 110: Bottom

    Names of Parts Tripod Mounting Hole "Tripod Mounting" (A P.16) SD Card Slot Insert an optional SD card. ● "Inserting an SD Card (NAND/SD Models)" (A P.12) "Inserting an SD Card (SD/SD Models)" (A P.13) Battery Release Lever "Charging the Battery Pack" (A P.11) Battery Mount "Charging the Battery Pack"...
  • Page 111: Lcd Monitor

    Slider LASER TOUCH OPERATION Selects items or images from the menu or index screen. ● "Using the Operation Buttons" (A P.15) LCD Monitor Turns the power on/off by opening and closing. ● Enables self-portraits to be taken by rotating the monitor. ●...
  • Page 112: Indications On The Lcd Monitor

    Indications on the LCD Monitor Recording Mode "Taking Videos in Auto Mode" (A P.19) "Manual Recording" (A P.24) Effect "EFFECT" (A P.87) Scene Select "SCENE SELECT" (A P.87) Auto REC "Recording Automatically by Sensing Movements (AUTO REC)" (A P.33) White Balance "WHITE BALANCE"...
  • Page 113: Still Image Recording

    Still Image Mode "A / B (Video/Still Image) Button" (A P.110) Focus "Taking Still Images in Auto Mode" (A P.22) Image Size "IMAGE SIZE" (A P.85) Image Quality "IMAGE QUALITY" (A P.85) Remaining Number of Shots "Taking Still Images in Auto Mode" (A P.22) Recording in Progress Continuous Shooting "SHUTTER MODE"...
  • Page 114: Still Image Playback

    Indications on the LCD Monitor Still Image Mode "A / B (Video/Still Image) Button" (A P.110) Folder Number File Number Operation Indicator "Playing Back Still Images" (A P.39) Media "REC MEDIA FOR IMAGE (GZ-HM320)" (A P.107) Battery Indicator "Remaining Recording Time/Battery Power" (A P.34) Date/Time "Clock Setting"...
  • Page 115: Troubleshooting

    If the terminal of this unit or the battery pack is dirty, wipe it with a cotton swab or something similar. If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and performance can not be guaranteed. Be sure to use JVC battery packs.
  • Page 116: Card

    Troubleshooting Make sure not to insert the card in the wrong direction. "Inserting an SD Card (NAND/SD Models)" (A P.12) To record to the card, it is necessary to perform media settings. "REC MEDIA FOR VIDEO (GZ-HM320)" (A P.106) To use cards that have been used on other devices, it is necessary to for- mat (initialize) the card using “FORMAT SD CARD”...
  • Page 117: Editing/copying

    Dubbing cannot be performed by connecting this unit to a Blu-ray record- er with a USB cable. Connect and dub using the supplied AV cable. "Dubbing Files to a DVD Recorder or VCR" (A P.69) While the USB cable is connected, the “CREATE DVD” menu is dis- played.
  • Page 118: Screen/image

    TVs. In such cases, set “HDMI CONTROL” to “OFF”. "HDMI CONTROL" (A P.105) It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a DVD or oth- er recording media for storage. JVC will not be responsible for any lost data.
  • Page 119: Error Message

    Connect the AC adapter, charge the battery pack for more than 24 hours, then set the clock. (If the message still appears, the clock battery is ex- hausted. Consult your nearest JVC dealer.) "Clock Setting" (A P.14) Reconnect the USB cable.
  • Page 120 CAUTION: Be sure to detach the battery pack, AC adapter, and power plug before performing any maintenance. ● Camcorder Wipe this unit with a dry, soft cloth to remove any dirt. ● When it is extremely dirty, soak the cloth in a solution of neutral detergent, wipe the body with it, and then use a clean cloth to remove the detergent.
  • Page 121: Specifications

    Camera Item Power supply Using AC adapter: DC 5.2 V Using battery pack: DC 3.6 V Power consump- 2.6 W (when “LCD BACKLIGHT” is set to tion “STANDARD”) 2.8 W (when “LCD BACKLIGHT” is set to “BRIGHTER”) Rated Current Consumption: 1A Dimensions (mm) 52 x 62 x 110 (2-1/16"...
  • Page 122 0210MZR- SW-OT © 2010 Victor Company of Japan, Limited...

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