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Manual de Instrucciones
Digital
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Digital video camcorder
Camescope vidéo numérique
Manuel d'instruction
Videocámara digital
PUB.DIM-551
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  • Page 1: Instruction Manual

    PUB.DIM-551 Digital video camcorder ENGLISH Instruction Manual Camescope vidéo numérique FRANÇAIS Manuel d’instruction Videocámara digital ESPAÑOL Manual de Instrucciones Digital Mini Video Cassette NTSC...

  • Page 2: Important Usage Instructions

    If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Canon U.S.A. Inc. One Canon Plaza, Lake Success, NY 11042, U.S.A. Tel No. (516)328-5600 CAUTION: TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, FULLY INSERT.

  • Page 3: Important Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS In these safety instructions the word 10. Power Sources — The CA-PS700 “product” refers to the Canon Digital Video Compact Power Adapter should be Camcorder ELURA50 A and all its operated only from the type of power accessories.

  • Page 4

    When replacement of power supply is required, please return it to the responsible nearest Canon Service Center and please replace it with the same type number CA-PS700. The Adapter can be used with a power supply between 100 and 240 V AC. For areas where 120 V AC power is not used, you will need a special plug adapter.

  • Page 5: Reference Guide

    DV (IEEE1394) cable. You can also perform videoconference and file transfer over the Internet using the provided software. Available functions depend upon the camcorder model of your contact and networking environment. Trademark Acknowledgements • Canon is a registered trademark of Canon Inc. • is a trademark. •...

  • Page 6: Table Of Contents

    Using the Multi-Image Screen ....67 INSTRUCTIONS ........3 Audio Recording ........69 Reference Guide ........5 Setting the Self-Timer ......71 Thank you for Choosing a Canon ....8 Introducing the ELURA50 ......9 When Making Manual Adjustments Adjusting AE Shift ........73 Mastering the Basics Setting the Shutter Speed ......74 Finding Your Way Around Adjusting Focus Manually ......76...

  • Page 7: Additional Information

    Recording Still Images Copying Still Images from on a Memory Card ......106 Memory Card to Tape ......138 Recording Motion JPEG Movies Formatting a Memory Card....139 on a Memory Card ......111 Connecting to a Computer Using Recording Panoramic Images a USB Cable ........140 (Stitch Assist) ........114 Other Information and Precautions ..141 Playing Back a Memory Card ....116...

  • Page 8: Thank You For Choosing A Canon

    Thank you for Choosing a Canon First, we’d like to thank you for Your camcorder is supplied with the purchasing this Canon camcorder. Its following accessories: advanced technology makes it very WL-D77 Wireless Two AA batteries WL-D74 Wireless Two AA batteries easy to use —...

  • Page 9: Introducing The Elura50, Introducing The Elura

    Direct Print Image Stabilizer You can print still images by connecting Stabilizes your recordings even in long to a Canon Printer with Direct Print telephoto shots (in TAPE CAMERA Function. mode). Refer to p. 127 for printers that can be used with your camcorder.

  • Page 10: Finding Your Way Around The Elura50

    Finding Your Way Around the ELURA50 LCD screen (p. 26) LCD panel OPEN button (p. 26) Card access indicator (p. 101) Memory card compartment cover (p. 101) BATT. (battery) Speaker (p. 32) RELEASE button (p. 16) Battery attachment unit (p. 16) D.EFFECTS ON/OFF button (p.

  • Page 11

    Viewfinder focusing lever (p. 144) Program AE PHOTO button (p. 54, 106) Easy Recording Zoom controller (p. 24) Program selector (p. 57) Viewfinder (p. 144) Selector dial (p. 32, 40) POWER switch (p. 19) TAPE/CARD switch (p. 19) CAMERA • O F F •...

  • Page 12

    S-video IN/OUT terminal (p. 34, 88) Stereo microphone (p. 95) Terminal cover Terminal cover Assist lamp u (LANC) terminal (p. 85) (White LED) (p. 60) USB terminal (p. 140) Remote sensor (p. 48) DC IN terminal (p. 13) Tally lamp (p. 50) MIC terminal (p.

  • Page 13: Powering Your Camcorder

    Powering Your Camcorder Before operating your camcorder, you will need to use the power adapter to: Provide power from a household power socket Charge a battery pack Notes: • The power adapter converts current from a household power socket (100–240 V AC, 50/60 Hz) to the DC current used by your camcorder.

  • Page 14

    CA-PS700 Compact Power Adapter Specifications Power supply 100 – 240 V AC, 50/60Hz, 0.32A Rated output 7.4V DC, 2.0A Operating temperature range 32°F- 104°F (0°C - 40°C) 4.4 × 1.1 × 1.8 in. (112 × 29 × 45mm) Dimensions Weight 6.6 oz.

  • Page 15

    Charging the battery pack CHARGE indicator Your battery pack has been partially charged before it left the factory. It should have enough power for you to check that your camcorder is working properly. Charge the battery pack fully using the Battery Charger CB-2LT if you want it to power the camcorder for more than a few minutes.

  • Page 16

    Attaching the battery pack 2, 3 1. Turn the POWER switch to OFF. 2. Align the front end of the battery pack with the line on the camcorder, press lightly and slide the battery until it clicks into place. 3. Remove the battery pack after use. •...

  • Page 17: Loading A Cassette

    Loading a Cassette Only use videocassettes marked with the D logo. Loading and unloading 1. Make sure that you have attached a power source. 2. Slide the OPEN / EJECT 5 switch to release the cassette compartment cover. • Pull the cover fully open (while holding the button) and wait a couple of seconds for the cassette compartment to open automatically.

  • Page 18

    Protecting tapes from accidental erasure SAVE SAVE To protect your recordings from accidental erasure, slide the tab on the cassette to the left. (This switch position is usually labeled SAVE or ERASE OFF.) If you load a protected cassette in TAPE CAMERA mode, the message “THE TAPE IS SET FOR ERASURE PREVENTION”...

  • Page 19: Recording Movies Onto A Tape

    Recording Movies onto a Tape 5, 6 Before you start recording Have you completed the following steps? • Attaching a power source ( 13). • Removing the lens cap ( 144). • Fastening the grip belt ( 144). • Choosing the display: viewfinder ( 144) or LCD screen ( 26).

  • Page 20

    Notes: • To check that the camcorder is recording correctly, make a test recording first. • Before making important recordings, clean the video heads using a Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available digital video head cleaning cassette.

  • Page 21

    Changing the Recording Mode You can choose between SP (standard play) and LP (long play). LP extends the tape usage by 1.5 times. It is not possible to dub audio or insert images to a tape that has been recorded in LP mode.

  • Page 22

    16:9 (Wide screen TV recording) Produces images in the 16:9 format for playback on wide screen TVs. TAPE CAMERA CAM.SET UP 16:9••••••••OFF To switch 16:9 to ON, open the menu and select CAM.SET UP. Then select 16:9, set it to ON and close the menu. Notes: •...

  • Page 23: Demonstration Mode

    Confirmation/Warning beeps The camcorder’s short operation confirmation beeps are indicated by ` in the illustrations. Beeps sound upon certain camcorder operations such as when you turn the camcorder on, during the self-timer countdown, right before the camcorder’s automatic shut-off, and also upon any unusual condition of the camcorder.

  • Page 24: Zooming

    Zooming Zoom in Zoom out 10× optical zoom (card 7.5×) The camcorder’s zoom lens allows you to choose the best picture angle for each scene: • Move the zoom control towards W to zoom out to wide-angle. • Move it towards T to zoom in to telephoto. You can also control the speed of zooming: •...

  • Page 25

    Notes: • When zooming, as a rule, keep at least 3.3 ft. (1 m) between you and your subject. However when the zoom is at the wide-angle position, you can focus on a subject as close as 0.39 in. (1 cm). •...

  • Page 26: Using The Lcd Screen

    Using the LCD Screen Opening and closing the LCD screen Slide the LCD panel OPEN button and open the panel by pulling it away from the camcorder. This automatically switches the LCD screen on and the viewfinder off. Close the LCD panel until it clicks securely closed.

  • Page 27: Adjusting The Lcd Screen

    • Make sure you open the LCD panel at 90°, before attempting to rotate it. • Always rotate the LCD panel vertically into place, before closing it or pushing it flat against the side of the camcorder. • Always fully close the LCD panel until it clicks securely. •...

  • Page 28

    Allowing the subject to monitor recording When you turn the LCD panel so that it faces the same direction as the lens, you can watch yourself during recording or let your subject monitor recording. The viewfinder is also activated when the panel is in this position.

  • Page 29: Playing Back A Tape

    • To wind the tape backwards, stop playback and press the ` (rewind) button. • If the playback picture is rough (mosaic-like noise), clean the video heads using a Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available digital video head cleaning cassette.

  • Page 30

    Other playback modes Playback pause Press the a (pause) button. To resume normal playback, press it again, or press the e (play) button. The camcorder automatically goes into stop mode after about 5 minutes’ playback pause. Fast forward playback To play back the recording at about 9.5 times normal speed, press and hold the 1 (fast forward) button during normal playback or press and hold the 1 (fast forward) button during normal fast forward.

  • Page 31

    Reverse Playback To play back in reverse at normal speed, press the –/4a button during normal forward playback. Press the PLAY e button to return to normal forward playback. Forward ×2 Playback Press the ×2 button during normal playback. Press the PLAY e button to return to normal playback. Reverse ×2 Playback Press the –/4a button and then the ×2 button during normal playback.

  • Page 32: Using The Headphones

    Built-in speaker The camcorder has a built-in speaker so you can review the sound track alongside the picture when you’re using the LCD screen to play back. The built-in speaker is monaural. PLAY PLAY TAPE CARD (VCR) (VCR) Adjust the speaker volume by turning the selector dial. •...

  • Page 33: Connections For Playback On A Tv Screen

    Connections for Playback on a TV Screen You can connect the camcorder to a TV or VCR in order to play back your recordings. You will need to attach a power source to the camcorder ( 13). Power off all devices before starting the connections. See your TV or VCR instruction manual for further details.

  • Page 34

    If your TV (or VCR) has an S (S1) -video input terminal For higher picture quality, we recommend playing back recordings on a TV with an S (S1) terminal. If you connect the camcorder to a TV with an S1 terminal, recordings made in the 16:9 mode for wide screen TVs will automatically be played back in wide screen mode on the TV screen.

  • Page 35

    If your TV (or VCR) has audio/video input terminals INPUT VIDEO STV-250N Stereo Video Cable AUDIO • Connect the camcorder using the STV-250N Stereo Video Cable. Connect the white plug to the white audio terminal L (left). Connect the red plug to the red audio terminal R (right).

  • Page 36: Tips For Making Better Videos

    Tips for Making Better Videos Holding the camcorder For maximum stability, grip the camcorder in your right hand and keep your right elbow pressed against your body. If necessary support the camcorder with your left hand. With practice, you will be able to operate the controls by touch, without taking your eye off the action.

  • Page 37

    Picture angle Instead of zooming while recording, try Long shot to choose your picture angle before you begin. A good way to tell a story with video is to begin with a long shot that establishes the situation, and then move Medium shot in with medium shots and close-ups to show the details.

  • Page 38: Searching And Reviewing While Recording, Record Search, Record Review

    Searching and Reviewing While Recording Record search When the camcorder is in record pause mode, you can use record search to play the tape forwards or backwards to find the point where you want to start or resume recording. This is useful when you want to add a new scene to a previously used cassette.

  • Page 39: Using The Menus

    Using the Menus Many of the camcorder’s advanced functions are selected from menus which appear in the display. There are 4 main menus: CAM. MENU Camera menu VCR MENU VCR menu C. CAM. MENU Card camera menu C. PLAY MENU Card play menu CAM.

  • Page 40

    Selecting from the Menus MENU 3-10 SCREEN 2, 11 1. Turn the POWER switch and the TAPE/CARD switch to the desired settings. 2. Press the MENU button to open the menu. 3. Turn the selector dial and move the arrow to the desired submenu. 4.

  • Page 41: List Of Menus

    • Pressing the start/stop button or the PHOTO button will close the menu and start recording. • You can display the menus on a connected TV screen by turning TV SCREEN 159) on through the menu or using the wireless controller’s TV SCREEN button.

  • Page 42

    CAM. MENU, cont. 3 VCR set up submenu VCR SET UP SEL.SETSET !0 Recording mode....MENUCLOSE REC MODE•••• SP !1 Wind screen ......WIND SCREEN•OFF AUDIO MODE••12bit !2 Audio mode ......AV/PHONES•••AV RETURN !3 AV or headphones....!4 Return 4 Display set up submenu !5 Brightness ......

  • Page 43

    1 VCR set up submenu q Recording mode....VCR SET UP SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE w Output channel...... REC MODE•••• SP OUTPUT CH•••L/R e Audio dubbing ...... AUDIO DUB.••AUDIO IN WIND SCREEN•––– r Wind screen ......AUDIO MODE••12bit AV/PHONES•••AV t Audio mode ......AV DV OUT•••OFF RETURN y AV or headphones....

  • Page 44

    VCR MENU, cont. 5 System submenu @2 Wireless controller....SYSTEM SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE @3 Tally lamp ......WL.REMOTE••• TALLY LAMP••ON @4 Beep ........BEEP••••••••ON T.ZONE/DST••––– @5 Time zone/daylight saving D/TIME SET••–––.––,–––– ––:–– –– time ........RETURN @6 Date/time set ......@7 Return C.

  • Page 45: Demo Mode

    4 VCR set up submenu !2 AV or headphones....VCR SET UP SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE AV/PHONES•••AV RETURN 5 Display set up submenu !3 Brightness ......DISP.SET UP SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE !4 LCD Mirror mode....BRIGHTNESS•• – LCD MIRROR••ON !5 TV screen......TV SCREEN•••ON D/T DISPLAY•OFF !6 Date/time display....

  • Page 46

    C. PLAY MENU, cont. 1-1 Card operations submenu (when playing back a single image) q Copy from card to tape..CARD OPER. SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE w Erase all print marks... COPY PRINT MARKS ALL ERASE e Image erase ......IMAGE ERASE FORMAT r Format.........

  • Page 47

    4 System submenu !7 Wireless controller....SYSTEM SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE !8 Tally lamp ......WL.REMOTE••• TALLY LAMP••ON !9 Beep ........BEEP••••••••ON T.ZONE/DST••––– @0 Time zone/daylight saving D/TIME SET••–––.––,–––– ––:–– –– time ........RETURN @1 Date/time set ......@2 Return 5 Direct Printing Mode C.PLAY MENU SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE...

  • Page 48: Using The Wireless Controller

    Using the Wireless Controller The supplied wireless controller can operate the camcorder from a distance of up to 16 feet (5 m). Point it at the camcorder’s remote sensor while you press the buttons. The tally lamp lights up to let you know that the camcorder is in range and responding to your commands.

  • Page 49

    When Operating 2 Canon DV Camcorders (Remote Sensor Mode) To prevent interference from other ZOOM Canon wireless controllers being used nearby, there are 2 remote sensor modes and an off setting. The wireless controller and the camcorder have to be...

  • Page 50

    If your wireless controller isn’t working: Make sure the camcorder and the wireless controller are both set to the same mode. Check the mode the camcorder is set to by pushing any button other than the REMOTE SET button on the wireless controller. The camcorder’s mode appears in purple for about 4 seconds.

  • Page 51: Setting The Date And Time

    Setting the Date and Time The date and/or time display forms part of the data code. You can choose to display or hide it during playback ( 80). Set the date and time display when you first start using your camcorder. Install the backup battery before you begin ( 147).

  • Page 52

    14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 1 10 11 12 13 Time zone Time zone LONDON WELLGTN (Wellington) PARIS SAMOA CAIRO HONOLU. (Honolulu) MOSCOW ANCHOR. (Anchorage) DUBAI L.A. (Los Angeles) KARACHI DENVER DACCA CHICAGO BANGKOK N.Y.

  • Page 53: Date And Time Display

    Setting the clock After you set the date and time, the date/time and home time zone will be displayed for about 4 seconds each time you turn the power on. PLAY PLAY TAPE CAMERA TAPE CARD CAMERA CARD (VCR) (VCR) SYSTEM D/TIME SET••JAN.

  • Page 54: Recording Still Images Onto A Tape

    Recording Still Images onto a Tape To take still images on a memory card, see p. 106. PHOTO You can record still images like photographs. The camcorder records the picture and sound to tape for several seconds. The exposure is automatically adjusted. Copy still images automatically to a memory card ( 137) for transfer to a PC for image enhancement and printout.

  • Page 55

    • If the subject is unsuitable for autofocus ( 153), the camcorder may not be able to focus, and F may continue to flash white in the display. Continue to hold the PHOTO button halfway down, then adjust the focus manually with the selector dial.

  • Page 56: Turning The Image Stabilizer Off

    Turning the Image Stabilizer Off With most camcorders, even the slightest hand movements will be noticeable during telephoto recording. However, the ELURA50’s image stabilizer allows you to obtain steady recordings even at high magnification. • The image stabilizer cannot be used in CARD CAMERA mode. TAPE CAMERA IMAGE S .

  • Page 57: Using The Various Recording Programs

    Using the Various Recording Programs The camcorder is equipped with the Easy Recording program and several program AE modes. The availability of functions differs depending on the selected mode. • For simple point-and-shoot operation, select the Easy Recording program. Slide the program selector to the [ position.

  • Page 58

    Setting the program AE mode TAPE CAMERA CARD CAMERA 1. Slide the program selector to Q (program AE) mode. 2. Press the SET button to display the program menu. 3. Turn the selector dial to move the arrow up or down the display. 4.

  • Page 59: Sand & Snow

    Sports Use this mode to record sports scenes (such as tennis or SPORTS golf), moving objects (such as roller coasters) or when recording from a moving car. • This mode is set at a high shutter speed and should therefore be used in sufficient light. •...

  • Page 60

    Night (TAPE CAMERA mode) In TAPE CAMERA mode, use this mode to record in NIGHT dark places. The shutter speed is adjusted automatically. It is useful when recording in places with changing light conditions (such as in amusement parks). • Moving subjects may leave a trailing afterimage. •...

  • Page 61: Using Digital Effects

    Using Digital Effects Use the camcorder’s digital effects for more interesting productions. Faders: Start or end scenes on a tape with a fade to or from black 62). Fade Trigger, Wipe, Corner, Jump, Flip, Puzzle, Zigzag, Beam, Tide Effects: Add flavor to your recordings ( 64).

  • Page 62

    Faders Fade Trigger (FADE-T) The image gradually fades in. The image gradually fades out. Wipe (WIPE) The image begins as a thin vertical line in the center of the screen and expands sideways until it fills the whole screen. The image is wiped off from both sides of the screen.

  • Page 63

    Faders Puzzle (PUZZLE) The image appears in 16 pieces. The pieces move around until the puzzle is solved. The image divides into 16 pieces. The pieces move around and disappear. Zigzag (ZIGZAG) The image appears in zigzag from the top of the screen.

  • Page 64

    Effects Art (ART) The image becomes like a paint (solarization). Black and White (BLK & WHT) The image becomes black and white. Sepia (SEPIA) The image becomes monochrome with a brownish tint. Mosaic (MOSAIC) The image is blurred through enlarging the size of some pixels. Ball (BALL) The image becomes like a ball.

  • Page 65

    MENU D.EFFECTS ON/OFF Operating faders Sound and image fade together. When operating faders in TAPE CAMERA mode, make sure the program selector is set to Q. PLAY TAPE CAMERA TAPE (VCR) Select fader 1. Press the D.EFFECTS SELECT button to open the digital effects menu.

  • Page 66

    Operating effects Sound records/plays back normally. When operating effects in TAPE CAMERA or CARD CAMERA mode, make sure the program selector is set to Q . PLAY TAPE CAMERA TAPE (VCR) Select effect 1. Press the D.EFFECTS SELECT button to open the digital effects menu.

  • Page 67: Using The Multi-image Screen

    Using the Multi-Image Screen Divides your display image into 4, 9 or 16 smaller images with the Image Capture feature. With this feature, the camcorder captures the current scene being shot or replayed. Choose the transition speed — manual, fast (every 4 frames), moderate (every 6 frames*) or slow (every 8 frames*) —...

  • Page 68

    7. Select the desired setting. • You return to the digital effects menu. 8. Press the D.EFFECTS SELECT button to close the menu. • The digital effects menu disappears. • MULTI-S flashes in the display. Multi-image screen on/off 9. Press the D.EFFECTS ON/OFF button. •...

  • Page 69: Audio Recording

    Audio Recording Selecting the audio mode The camcorder can record sound on a tape in two audio modes — 16-bit and 12- bit. The 16-bit mode produces the higher sound quality (slightly superior to CD) while the 12-bit mode records on two channels (stereo 1), leaving 2 channels free (stereo 2) for you to add new sound at a later time.

  • Page 70: Wind Screen

    Wind screen The camcorder has an automatic wind screen to prevent wind noise from interfering with the sound track. Make sure it’s off when you want the microphone to be as sensitive as possible. Use the wind screen when recording in windy places such as the beach or near buildings.

  • Page 71: Setting The Self-timer

    Setting the Self-Timer For stills For movies 2, 3 START /STOP PHOTO SELF MENU TIMER This is useful when you want to include yourself in the picture when recording movies or still images to tape or memory card. TAPE CAMERA CARD CAMERA CAM.

  • Page 72

    For still images 2. Press the PHOTO button on the camcorder body or the wireless controller. • The camcorder automatically adjusts the focus 2 seconds before the countdown is complete. The F mark flashes white then turns green after the focus and exposure are set.

  • Page 73: Adjusting Ae Shift

    Adjusting AE Shift By controlling the level of the automatic exposure (AE) function, you can lighten or darken the image slightly. This allows you to compensate for backlit, overexposed scenes. TAPE CAMERA CARD CAMERA Make sure the program selector is set to Q. 1.

  • Page 74: Setting The Shutter Speed

    Setting the Shutter Speed Set the shutter speed manually to take stable shots of quickly moving subjects. TAPE CAMERA CARD CAMERA CAM.SET UP SHUTTER•••••AUTO 1. Make sure the camcorder is set to the Q (program AE) mode. 2. Press the SET button and choose AUTO from the program menu. 3.

  • Page 75

    Guidelines for shooting using high shutter speeds • When shooting with a shutter speed of 1/1000 or higher, do not shoot the sun directly. Recommended shutter speeds when shooting: • People doing outdoor sports such as 1/2000 golf or tennis 1/1000, 1/500 or •...

  • Page 76: Adjusting Focus Manually

    Adjusting Focus Manually The camcorder focuses automatically. All you have to do is point and the subject in the center of the screen will usually be in sharp focus. It may happen that a subject is not suitable for autofocus. Use the manual focusing function to adjust the focus. 1.

  • Page 77: Setting The White Balance

    Setting the White Balance The camcorder’s auto white balance system compensates for a wide range of lighting conditions. Although slight variations are unavoidable, colors will appear natural in virtually every situation. In some cases, you will get better results by setting the white balance yourself, or using one of the two preset modes: T Indoor Mode...

  • Page 78

    Setting the white balance manually will probably work better than auto white balance when shooting: Subjects with one dominant color, such as sky, sea or forest Close-ups In rapidly changing lighting conditions In places lit by certain types of fluorescent or mercury vapor lights Notes: •...

  • Page 79: Enlarging The Image During Playback

    Enlarging the Image During Playback You can enlarge the image by 2 times during TAPE and CARD PLAY (VCR) mode. You can also move the image up, down, to the right or left. • Movies played back from a memory card cannot be enlarged. PLAY PLAY TAPE...

  • Page 80: Displaying Date, Time And Camcorder Data (data Code)

    Displaying Date, Time and Camcorder Data (Data Code) A data code, containing the date and time the recording was made and other camcorder data (shutter speed and exposure settings) is automatically recorded on a special data section of the tape. •...

  • Page 81: Setting The Data Code

    Setting the data code You can also choose to display camcorder data (shutter speed and exposure settings) in the data code. PLAY TAPE (VCR) DISP.SET UP DATA CODE•••DATE/TIME To change, open the menu and select DISP.SET UP. Then select DATA CODE, set it to DATE/TIME, CAMERA DATA or CAM.

  • Page 82

    Six-second auto date The 6-second auto date appears for 6 seconds to mark the changeover of a day if the tape was being recorded at 12:00 midnight. It also appears for 6 seconds when you start playback and have the data code turned off. The 6-second auto date will adjust for any time zone changes you have indicated.

  • Page 83

    Searching the Tape (Photo Search/Date Search) ZERO SET SEARCH SELECT MEMORY AUDIO PLAY DUB. – / STOP INSERT × 2 PAUSE SLOW REMOTE SET This allows you to move quickly through still images recorded anywhere on a tape (photo search) or between different days or areas of recording (date search) on a tape.

  • Page 84: Returning To A Pre-marked Position

    Returning to a Pre-Marked Position ZERO SET SEARCH MEMORY SELECT AUDIO PLAY DUB. – / STOP INSERT × 2 PAUSE SLOW REMOTE SET Use the wireless controller to mark a point on a tape that you want to return to following playback.

  • Page 85: Editing To A Vcr

    Editing to a VCR By connecting the camcorder to a VCR, you can edit your recordings in order to remove unwanted scenes — or combine different shots to create your own video productions. Preparations 1. Connect the camcorder to the VCR. •...

  • Page 86: Dubbing To/from A Tape With Digital Video Equipment

    Dubbing to/from a Tape with Digital Video Equipment Digital video equipment fitted with the DV terminal lets you edit, copy and transfer data digitally, with virtually no generation loss in image and sound quality. The DV terminal is for both line-in and line-out, since a single DV cable can handle data in both directions.

  • Page 87

    Dubbing 1. Find a point on your recorded tape slightly before the section you want to copy and set it to playback pause mode. 2. Press the REC PAUSE button on the wireless controller. • The camcorder enters record pause mode. 3.

  • Page 88: Recording From A Vcr, Tv Or Analog Camcorder (analog Line-in)

    Recording from a VCR, TV or Analog Camcorder (Analog Line-in) You can record a video played on your VCR or analog camcorder (for digital camcorders, see p. 86) or a TV program onto a tape in the ELURA50, if the TV or other device has audio/video outputs.

  • Page 89

    Dubbing 1. Find a point on your recorded tape slightly before the section you want to copy and set it to playback pause mode. 2. Press the REC PAUSE button on the wireless controller. • S-video and AV IN/OUT terminals work as input terminals. •...

  • Page 90: Digitally Outputting Analog Video And Audio Signals (analog-digital Converter)

    Digitally outputting analog video and audio signals (Analog-Digital Converter) Connecting the camcorder to your VCR or 8 mm video camera allows conversion of recorded analog video and audio signals to digital signals in an instant. The digital signals can be output to the other equipment with a DV terminal. The camcorder’s DV terminal works exclusively as an output terminal.

  • Page 91

    Turning the analog-digital converter on PLAY TAPE (VCR) VCR.SET UP DV OUT•••OFF To turn the analog-digital converter on, open the menu and select VCR SET UP. Then select AV \ DV OUT, set it to ON and close the menu. Cautions: •...

  • Page 92: Recording Over Existing Scenes (av Insert Editing)

    Recording Over Existing Scenes (AV Insert Editing) You can insert and replace images/audio on the tape of the camcorder with images/audio from other video devices connected via AV terminal or DV terminals. Original video and audio will be replaced with the new video and audio.

  • Page 93

    Preparations The tape in the camcorder: When using the ELURA50’s AV insert function, only record to tapes recorded in SP mode. If there are non-recorded portions or portions recorded in LP mode on the tape, recording will stop. The playback tape: Use only tapes without non-recorded portions.

  • Page 94

    Editing 1. On the VCR, locate a point 3 seconds before the scene to be inserted. Set the VCR to playback pause mode. 2. On the camcorder, press PLAY and locate the recording start point. Set the camcorder to playback pause mode. •...

  • Page 95: Audio Dubbing

    Audio Dubbing You can add sound to the original sound on a pre-recorded tape from audio products (AUDIO IN) or with the internal or external microphone (MIC. IN). The original sound will not be erased. For best results, add sound to tapes that have been recorded with this camcorder in SP mode with 12-bit sound.

  • Page 96

    Notes: • When adding sound using the built-in microphone, make sure not to connect any cables to the MIC terminal. • To use your TV to monitor video, connect the S-video terminal ( 34) or the AV terminal (use only the video plug) to your TV. You can monitor the sound with headphones only when using the S-video terminal ( 33).

  • Page 97

    4. Locate the point where you want to start audio dubbing, then press the PAUSE button. • You can use the playback buttons on the body of the camcorder or the special playback functions on the wireless controller in the same way as in playback mode.

  • Page 98: Setting The Audio Mix

    Setting the Audio Mix AUDIO BALANCE MONITOR ST-1 ST-2 When you play back a tape that was recorded in 12-bit mode, you can set the audio output to play: stereo 1 (the original sound), stereo 2 (any new sound, dubbed to the tape after recording), or mix the balance between the two. •...

  • Page 99

    Selecting audio output channels When you play back a tape whose audio has been recorded on multiple channels, you can change the output channels of that sound. PLAY TAPE (VCR) VCR SET UP OUTPUT CH•••L/R 1. Load a tape recorded with multiple-channel audio. 2.

  • Page 100: Connecting To A Computer Using A Dv Ieee1394) Cable

    Connecting to a Computer Using a DV (IEEE1394) Cable You can transfer recordings to a computer equipped with a DV (IEEE1394) terminal or IEEE1394 capture board (optional software required). IEEE1394 (DV) terminal DV IN/OUT terminal Commercially available DV cable Cautions: •...

  • Page 101: Inserting And Removing The Memory Card

    Inserting and Removing the Memory Card You can use SD Memory Cards or a Terminals commercially available MultiMediaCards Protect with this camcorder. The SD Memory Card switch has a protect switch for prevent accidental erasure. Cautions: • This camcorder is compatible with SD Memory Cards or MultiMediaCards only.

  • Page 102: Selecting The Image Quality/size

    Selecting the Image Quality/Size Selecting the Still Image Quality Still image Quality: Superfine, Fine, Normal PLAY TAPE CARD CAMERA (VCR) CARD SET UP SI QUALITY••FINE To change the image quality, open the menu and select CARD SET UP. Then select SI QUALITY, set it to FINE or NORMAL, and close the menu.

  • Page 103

    Maximum Number of Still Images on an 8 MB Memory Card and Their File Sizes 1024 × 768 640 × 480 Image Size No of Images File Size per Image No of Images File Size per Image Image Quality Superfine Approx.

  • Page 104: File Numbers

    File numbers The still images/movies you take are automatically assigned file numbers from 0101-9900 and stored in folders of 100 images each. Each folder is numbered from 101 to 998 and recorded on the memory card. Sample images have been pre-recorded on the supplied SD Memory Card, entering folder number 100 (folder name is “100canon”).

  • Page 105

    Turning off the shutter sound Makes the sound of a shutter being released when a still image is recorded to a memory card. CARD CAMERA CARD SET UP SHTR SOUND••ON To turn the shutter sound off, open the menu and select CARD SET UP.

  • Page 106: On A Memory Card

    Recording Still Images on a Memory Card You can record still images onto a memory card. In addition to the still images you record directly onto the memory card, you can record images from a tape in the camcorder, or images input via the DV terminal or AV terminal onto the memory card.

  • Page 107

    4. Press the PHOTO button fully down to record the still image. • F disappears from the display. The shutter sound sounds and simultaneously the display appears to close for an instant as if it were a shutter releasing. • The card access indicator flashes and the card access display appears in the display.

  • Page 108: Recording From A Tape In The Camcorder

    Recording from a Tape in the Camcorder Record an image from a tape onto a memory card as still images. To automatically record multiple still images from a tape to a memory card, refer to “Copying Still Images from Tape to Memory Card”( 137).

  • Page 109

    Recording from Other Video Devices You can record images from a VCR or TV connected through the S-terminal or AV terminal (analog line-in), as well as images from other digital camcorders connected through the DV terminal onto the memory card as still images. •...

  • Page 110

    Recording 1. Start playback on the other device. 2. When the image you want to record appears in the display, press the PHOTO button halfway down and hold it. • The image appears as a still image in the display. •...

  • Page 111: Recording Motion Jpeg Movies On A Memory Card

    Recording Motion JPEG Movies on a Memory Card You can record Motion JPEG movies with the camcorder, from a tape in the camcorder, or from devices connected via the AV terminal (analog line-in) or the DV terminal. Cautions: • When you are using an SD Memory Card, make sure the protect switch is set to allow recording.

  • Page 112

    Recording from a Tape in the Camcorder You can record a movie from a tape to a memory card. • The data code of the movie will reflect the date and time it has been recorded to the memory card. PLAY TAPE (VCR)

  • Page 113

    Recording from Other Video Devices You can record images from a VCR or TV connected through the S-terminal or AV terminal (analog line-in), as well as images from other digital camcorders connected through the DV terminal onto the memory card as movies. •...

  • Page 114

    Recording Panoramic Images (Stitch Assist) You can merge separate images into one large panoramic scene using the supplied software (PhotoStitch) on a PC. You can shoot a subject that won’t fit into a single frame, such as a landscape, and stitch it together later. Recording PhotoStitch detects the overlapping portions of adjoining images and merges them.

  • Page 115

    6. Finish the sequence by pressing the MENU button after the last image has been recorded. • Refer to the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK Software Instruction Manual for instructions on how to stitch them together. Notes: • Compose each image so that it overlaps 30 to 50% of the adjoining image. Try to keep the vertical misalignment within 10%.

  • Page 116: Playing Back A Memory Card

    − Still images/movies whose image file names have been changed on a PC • The camcorder may not be able to copy or play, etc., still images/movies recorded on a non-Canon camcorder. • While the card access indicator flashes, do not turn off the camcorder, disconnect the power source or remove the memory card.

  • Page 117

    Single Image PLAY CARD (VCR) 1. Turn the camcorder’s POWER switch to PLAY (VCR) and move the TAPE/CARD switch to CARD. • The last still image/movie recorded appears in the display. • Movies will be displayed with the first scene as a still image. 2.

  • Page 118: Slide Show, Index Screen

    Slide Show PLAY CARD (VCR) With an still image/movie in the display, press the SLIDE SHOW button. • The still images are played back one after another. • Movies are played back normally. To stop the slide show, press the SLIDE SHOW button. •...

  • Page 119: Settings Of Still Images/movies

    DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) print format. Still images can be automatically printed on a DPOF-supporting Canon printer. Up to 99 copies per still image and up to 200 still images per memory card can be selected on the camcorder.

  • Page 120

    There are 3 ways to mark a still image for printing (including the ways to cancel the setting). To mark a still image for printing or erase print marks one at a time ➡ File Operation menu PLAY 121) SINGLE CARD (VCR) ➡...

  • Page 121

    File Operation (FILE OPER.) PLAY CARD (VCR) 1. With an image in the display, press the SET button to open the FILE OPER. menu. • PROTECT , PRINT MARK , and IMAGE ERASE settings appear. • If you select |RETURN, the menu disappears from the display. To protect a still image/movie 2.

  • Page 122: Preventing Accidental Erasure (protect)

    Preventing Accidental Erasure (Protect) This section describes how to protect the still image/movie from the Card Operation submenu when displaying an index screen in CARD PLAY (VCR) mode (including the way to cancel the setting). You can also protect a still image/movie through the File Operation menu 121).

  • Page 123: Marking A Still Image For Printing (print Mark)

    Marking a Still Image for Printing (Print Mark) This section describes how to mark the still image for printing from Card Operation submenu in CARD PLAY (VCR) mode (including the way to cancel the setting). • When displaying an index screen, you can mark the still image for printing. •...

  • Page 124

    Notes: • To cancel a print mark, move the frame to the print-marked still image, set the number of prints to 0 (zero) with the selector dial and press the SET button. The print mark disappears. • If there are a large number of images recorded on the memory card, it may take time for a print mark to appear on a still image.

  • Page 125: Erasing Still Images/movies

    Erasing Still Images/Movies This section describes how to erase the still image/movie from the Card Operation submenu when playing back a single still image/movie in CARD PLAY (VCR) mode. (SINGLE or ALL) You can also erase a still image/movie through the File Operation menu ( 121).

  • Page 126

    5. Select YES and press the SET button. • The still image/movie erases and the previous sill image/movie appears for erasing. • To erase another single still image/movie, move to that still image/movie with the CARD +/– buttons, and select YES. •...

  • Page 127: Printing With The Direct Print Function

    • Still images not recorded with this camcorder may not be printed correctly on a printer with direct print function. Notes: • The direct print function is supported by the Canon Card Photo Printer CP-10 and Canon Bubble Jet Printers with the logo (as of march 2003).

  • Page 128

    2. Connect a power source to the printer and turn on the printer. 3. Set the camcorder to CARD PLAY (VCR) mode. • Wait until the card access indicator stops flashing. 4. Connect the camcorder to the printer using the cable. •...

  • Page 129

    Setting the Print Style Card Photo Printer: Image Standard Prints 1 still image per page. Multiple Prints 8 copies of the same still image on one page. Borders Borderless Prints right to the edges of the page. Bordered Prints with a border. •...

  • Page 130

    Bubble Jet Printer: Selecting the Paper Size 1. In the print setting menu, turn the selector dial to select [Style] and press the SET button. 2. Make sure that is selected and press the SET button. 3. Turn the selector dial to select the paper size and press the SET button.

  • Page 131

    Notes: • Bordered: The image area remains relatively unchanged from the recorded image when it is printed. • Borderless/Multiple: The center portion of the recorded image is printed at an enlarged size. The image’s top, bottom and sides may be cropped slightly. •...

  • Page 132

    2. Change the size of the trimming frame. • Move the zoom lever toward T to shrink the frame, and toward W to enlarge the frame. • To cancel the trimming settings, move the zoom lever toward W until the trimming frame disappears.

  • Page 133

    3. Select [ PRINT]. • The print setting menu appears. • “Set print order” appears, when you connect a printer with direct print function and select [\ PRINT] without having set the print mark settings. • The total number of prints set in the print mark settings is displayed on the upper left of the screen.

  • Page 134: Combining Images And Recording Them To A Tape (card Mix)

    Combining Images and Recording Them to a Tape (Card Mix) Enhance the appearance of your recordings by combining still images from the memory card with camcorder recordings. You may select from pre-recorded cartoon-like frames, or create personal frames and titles that can be layered over movies or still images.

  • Page 135

    CAM. CHROMA (Camera Chroma Key) Combine the image you are recording with a still image as the background. Shoot the subject in front of a blue background, such as a blue curtain, and the subjects not blue will be superimposed on the still image. Adjustment of the MIX LEVEL: blue area of the image you are recording Image being recorded by the Still image...

  • Page 136

    4. Select MIX TYPE. • CARD CHROMA, CARD LUMI., CAM. CHROMA settings appear. 5. Select the desired setting. • Your currently recording image is combined with the pre-recorded still image. 6. Select MIX LEVEL and press the SET button. 7. Adjust the mix level. •...

  • Page 137: Copying Still Images From Tape To Memory Card

    Copying Still Images from Tape to Memory Card Copies multiple still images from a tape to the memory card, using the Photo Search function. • The still images’ data codes will reflect the date and time the copies are made. •...

  • Page 138: Copying Still Images From Memory Card To Tape

    Copying Still Images from Memory Card to Tape Copies multiple still images from the memory card to a tape. • The still images’ data codes will reflect the date and time the copies are made. CARD OPER. COPY Make sure a memory card that has images recorded on it and a cassette that has enough recordable space have been inserted into the camcorder.

  • Page 139: Formatting A Memory Card

    Formatting a Memory Card Format new memory cards, if you get the message CARD ERROR, or to permanently and quickly erase all still images/movies on a memory card, including protected still images/movies (this includes the pre-recorded card mix sample images). The SD Memory Card supplied with this camcorder has already been formatted for you.

  • Page 140: Connecting To A Computer Using A Usb Cable

    Connecting to a Computer Using a USB Cable You can download images from the memory card to a computer using the supplied USB cable. With the supplied software, you can easily download, browse and archive images, and arrange still images for printout. For Windows XP and Mac OS X users: Your camcorder is equipped with the standard Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP).

  • Page 141: Other Information And Precautions

    Other Information and Precautions The camcorder formats memory cards in DCF (Design rule for Camera File system). Still images/movies recorded on a memory card with this camcorder can also be transferred to a PC with the use of the following products made for SD Memory Cards or MultiMediaCards: PC Card Adapter: Holds a memory card then inserts into the PC card slot...

  • Page 142: Sample Images

    • Do not disassemble memory cards. • Do not bend or drop memory cards, or expose them to strong vibrations or external shocks. • Do not get memory cards wet. • Do not remove the memory card’s label or affix other labels. Affix labels to the memory card’s case.

  • Page 143

    Card luminance key Camera chroma key • The pre-recorded sample images on the supplied SD Memory Card are intended solely for the personal enjoyment gained from combining them with personal videos taken with this camcorder. Do not use the pre-recorded sample images for any other purpose.

  • Page 144: Preparing The Camcorder

    Preparing the Camcorder Adjusting the viewfinder • Set the camcorder to TAPE CAMERA mode. Adjust the viewfinder focusing lever to suit your eyesight. • To view with the viewfinder, make sure the LCD panel is either turned so that the subject can monitor viewing, or totally closed with the screen facing inwards.

  • Page 145: Notes On Using The Batteries

    Notes on Using the Batteries Charging and recording times • These times vary — the safest policy is always to have 2 or 3 times as many battery packs as you think you will need. • You will get more recording time if you turn the camcorder off between shots, instead of leaving it in record pause mode.

  • Page 146

    How much power is left? The battery symbols indicate the charge status of the battery pack. When the battery pack is empty, “CHANGE THE BATTERY PACK” appears for 4 seconds and starts flashing. The battery charge indicators are not constant – they vary according to the condition under which battery pack and camcorder are used.

  • Page 147

    Installing the backup battery Press the small hole with a pen and pull out the battery holder. Insert the battery into the battery holder so that the + side of the battery faces the + sign on the battery holder. Insert the battery holder back into place.

  • Page 148: Maintenance

    Maintenance Cautions Avoid high temperatures and high humidity. • Do not leave the camcorder inside a car in hot weather, for example. • Be careful of heat radiating from video lighting equipment. • Do not take the camcorder into a humid room. Avoid sudden changes in temperature.

  • Page 149

    • To maintain the best picture quality, we recommend cleaning the video heads frequently with the Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available dry cleaning cassette. • Do not use wet type cleaning cassettes as this may damage the camcorder.

  • Page 150

    • You can use the compact power adapter and battery charger to operate your camcorder and charge battery packs in any country where the electricity supply is between 100 and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Contact your Canon dealer for information about plug adapters for overseas use.

  • Page 151

    Condensation Condensation may form on the camcorder when it is moved from a cold place to a warm place. Using the camcorder while condensation is present can damage both the tape and the camcorder. Condensation may become a problem: When you take the camcorder from a cold When a cold room is heated rapidly place to a warm room When the camcorder is left in a humid...

  • Page 152: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Refer to this checklist first if you have any problems with your camcorder. Possible explanations are given for each problem on the list — turn to the page numbers in parentheses for more information. Make sure that the camcorder is properly connected if you are using it with a TV or VCR.

  • Page 153

    ? The camcorder won’t focus. • The camcorder is on manual focus 76). • The viewfinder lens needs adjusting 144). • The lens is dirty ( 149). Note: • Some subjects are not suitable for autofocus. In these situations, you will often get better results using manual focus ( 76).

  • Page 154: Memory Card Operations

    ? There’s no picture on the TV • AV/PHONES is not set to AV in the menu ( 33). screen. • AV \ DV OUT (Analog-digital converter) is not set to OFF in the menu ( 91). ? There’s no picture on the TV •...

  • Page 155

    ? The PHOTO button doesn’t work. • The memory card is not loaded 101). • You are using an SD Memory Card and it is set for erasure prevention. Change the position of the protect switch. • The memory card is full. Erase images ( 120) or insert a new memory card.

  • Page 156: The Elura50 System Diagram

    The ELURA50 System Diagram (Availability differs from area to area) CBC-NB2 WD-28 Wide- Car Battery Charger converter MiniDV WL-D77 Video Wireless CB-2LT NB-2L/BP-2L12 Cassette Controller Battery Charger Battery Pack TL-28 Tele- converter FS-28 U Filter Set CA-PS700 Compact Power Adapter NB-2L ,BP-2L12 ZR-1000 Zoom Battery Pack...

  • Page 157: Optional Accessories

    Optional Accessories Call or visit your local retailer/dealer for genuine Canon video accessories. You can also obtain genuine accessories for your Canon camcorder by calling: 1-800-828-4040, Canon U.S.A. Information Center. Battery Packs NB-2L BP-2L12 The Battery Pack BP-2L12 can also be used with the ELURA50.

  • Page 158

    This lightweight bag keeps the camcorder within easy reach without weighing you down or getting in the way. Genuine leather. This mark identifies genuine Canon video accessories. When you use Canon video equipment, we recommend Canon-brand accessories or products bearing the same mark. Provided accessories:...

  • Page 159: Screen Displays

    Screen Displays To display the date and time, press the DATA CODE button. See also p. 80. Press the wireless controller’s TV SCREEN SCREEN button or turn TV SCREEN on through the DATA menu to see the other displays on the TV CODE screen.

  • Page 160

    Screen Displays during Basic Recording/Playback indicates flashing. CAMERA mode (battery pack attached): S PAUSE 0:00:00 • Remote sensor mode and audio mode disappear 5m i n after 4 seconds. 12b i t PLAY (VCR) mode: STEREO1 STOP 0:00:00:00 • Remote sensor mode and volume bar disappear after 5m i n 4 seconds.

  • Page 161

    Screen Displays during Advanced Recording/Playback CAMERA Mode Image stabilizer ( 56) Recording reminder/ Self-timer countdown ( 71)/ Photo recording timer ( 54) Zoom ( 24) Recording mode AE shift ( 73) ( 21) Program AE ( 57) Self-timer ( 71) Manual focus ( 76) AUTO 1sec...

  • Page 162

    CARD PLAY (VCR) Mode Print mark ( 119) Protect mark ( 119) Folder number- File number ( 104) Slide show ( 118) SLIDE SHOW 101–0143 43/50 Current still image/ 640 480 Total still images Accessing a memory card ( 116) 12:00 PM JAN.1,2003 Data code ( 80)

  • Page 163: Caution Phrases

    Caution phrases Appears as a warning The camcorder displays various to protect the cassette caution phrases — they appear for 4 REMOVE THE CASSETTE and also when seconds before disappearing. condensation is detected. Remove the Appears each time cassette as soon as you turn the power possible after the SET THE TIME ZONE,...

  • Page 164

    Appears immediately Appears if you have after you start tried to mark 201 or HEADS DIRTY, recording, and the more images for PRINT MARK ERROR USE CLEANING CASSETTE video heads are badly printing, or if a mark contaminated. Make file cannot be edited. sure to clean the video 119) heads when this...

  • Page 165

    Waste tank is full. You can restart printing by pressing the RESUME/CANCEL button on the Bubble Jet Printer. Request replacement of the waste tank at the shop where you purchased the printer or the nearest Canon customer support center listed in the Bubble Jet Quick Start Guide. Printer error Turn off the printer and turn it back on.

  • Page 166: Specifications

    Specifications ELURA50 Power Supply (rated): 7.4 V DC Filter diameter: 28 mm Power Consumption (while recording Viewfinder: 0.5 in, TFT color LCD, with the AF turned on): approx. 113,000 pixels 3.1 W (Using viewfinder), LCD screen: 2 in measured diagonally, 4.1 W (Using LCD screen) TFT color, approx.

  • Page 167

    Battery capacity: 570 mAh Dimensions: 1.3 × 1.8 × 0.64 in. (33.3 × 45.2 × 16.2 mm) Weight: 1.4 oz. (40 g) Weight and dimensions are approximate Errors and omissions excepted. Subject to change without notice. Canon is a trademark of Canon Inc.

  • Page 168: Index

    Index Î 16:9, 22 Data Code, 80 Å Date and Time, 51 Abroad, Using the Camcorder, 150 Date Search, 83 Accessories, 8, 157 Demo mode, 23 AE Programs, 57 Digital Effects, 61 AE Shift, 73 Digital Zoom, 24 Analog line-in, 88 Direct Print Function, 127 Analog-digital converter, 90 DV Dubbing, 86...

  • Page 169: Table Of Contents

    ˜ Â Maintenance, 148 Record Pause Mode, 19 Making Better Videos, 36 Record Review, 38 Menus, 39 Record Search, 38 Microphone, 69, 95 Recording Movies on a Memory Movies, 19, 111-113 Card, 111 Multi-Image Screen, 67 Recording Movies onto a Tape, 19 Recording Programs, 57 ˆ...

  • Page 170

    Ê Tape Protection, 18 Telephoto, 24 Time Code, 162 Time Zone, 51 Tips for Making Better Videos, 36 Tripod, 36 Troubleshooting, 152 TV, 33, 159 Ë USB terminal, 140 ◊ VCR, 33 Video Heads, 149 Video ID-1 system, 35 Videocassettes, 17 Viewfinder, 144 „...

  • Page 171

    ELURA50 DIGITAL VIDEO CAMCORDER LIMITED WARRANTY The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. (“CUSA”) with respect to each Canon ELURA50 Digital Video Camcorder (“DV Camcorder”) purchased and used in the United States. Each Canon DV Camcorder, when delivered to you in new condition in its original container, is warranted against defective material or workmanship as follows: for a period of one (1) year from the date of original purchase (three (3) months in the case of the video head part), defective parts or DV Camcorders returned to a CUSA factory service center (“CUSA Center”) or...

  • Page 172

    The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon Canada Inc. (“Canon Canada”) with respect to Canon digital video equipment purchased in Canada. This limited warranty is only effective upon presentation of a bill of sale or other proof of purchase for this Canon digital video equipment to a Canon Service Facility when repairs are required.

  • Page 173

    15955 Alton Parkway, Irvine, CA 92618 USA CANON U.S.A., INC. HONOLULU OFFICE 210 Ward Avenue, Suite 200, Honolulu, HI 96814 USA G If you have any questions, call the Canon U.S.A. Information Center toll-free at 1-800-828-4040 (U.S.A. only). CANADA CANON CANADA INC. NATIONAL HEADQUARTERS 6390 Dixie Road, Mississauga, Ontario L5T 1P7 CANON CANADA INC.

  • Page 174

    PUB. DIM-553 DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK Version 7 Software Instruction Manual Mode d’emploi du logiciel Manual de Instrucciones del software...

  • Page 175: Read Carefully Before Using, Canon Software License Agreement

    CONDITION OF ANY KIND. The CD-ROM storing the SOFTWARE is warranted only against defective material under normal use for a period of ninety (90) days after purchase from an authorized Canon dealer as evidenced by your sales receipt. Your sole remedy for a defective CD-ROM shall be replacement of the same without charge when returned by you at your expense to your point of purchase and proven to be defective upon inspection.

  • Page 176

    10.OWNERSHIP: All rights, including but not limited to copyrights and trade secret rights, to the SOFTWARE belong to Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors. Your use of the SOFTWARE is subject to the laws of the United States, and Canada, and other applicable copyright and trademark laws, and nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws.

  • Page 177: Table Of Contents

    Contents READ CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ................2 Canon Software License Agreement ............... 2 Read This First ......................6 Checking Supplied Accessories ................7 Windows System Requirements ....................8 What Can Be Accomplished with the Software ............. 9 Installing the Software ..................10 Installing from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK ..........

  • Page 178: Table Of Contents

    Macintosh System Requirements .................... 60 What Can Be Accomplished with the Software ........... 61 Installing the Software ..................62 Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer ............65 Downloading Still Images/Movies (ImageBrowser) ..........66 Starting ImageBrowser ..................66 Downloading Still Images/Movies to the Computer ..........70 Using a PC Card Reader/Writer ................

  • Page 179: Read This First

    • While every effort has been made to ensure that the information contained in this guide is accurate and complete, no liability can be accepted for any errors or omissions. Canon reserves the right to change the specifications of the hardware and software described herein at any time without prior notice.

  • Page 180: Checking Supplied Accessories

    Checking Supplied Accessories Use the following accessories to download recorded images from a memory card to your computer. • IFC-300PCU USB Cable • DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK • Windows users: Move on to p. 8. • Macintosh users: Move on to p. 60. The explanations in this manual use mainly Windows 98 and Mac OS 9.2 screen shots.

  • Page 181

    – ZoomBrowser EX: 120 MB or more (Including the PhotoRecord printing program) – PhotoStitch: 40 MB or more • Canon Camera TWAIN Driver: 25 MB or more • Canon Camera WIA Driver: 25 MB or more 800 × 600 pixels/High Color (16 bit) or better, Display: 1,024 ×...

  • Page 182: What Can Be Accomplished With The Software

    What Can Be Accomplished with the Software This topic introduces the main features of the software programs contained on the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK. I TWAIN Driver ( TWAIN Driver is the driver software for Windows 98 and Windows 2000 that is required for downloading still images/movies from a memory card to a computer.

  • Page 183: Installing The Software, Installing From The Digital Video Solution Disk

    Installing the Software Installing from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK ❍ Before you attach the camcorder to the computer with the USB cable for the first time, you must install one of the following drivers onto the computer. Windows 98/Windows 2000: TWAIN Driver ( Windows Me: WIA Driver ( ❍...

  • Page 184

    Windows XP: 1. Select [My Computer] from the [Start] menu. 2. Right-click the CD-ROM icon and select [Open] from the displayed menu. 3. Double-click the [Setup.exe] icon. Depending on the setting of your computer, the file extension “.exe” may not appear. Select your language.

  • Page 185

    Installing the Software Confirm the installation destination and click [Next]. Normally, select (C:\Program Files\Canon). Select the programs you wish to install and click [Next]. Confirm that there is a check mark beside the name of the program you wish to install.

  • Page 186

    When the following window appears, click [OK]. This window only appears if you installed the TWAIN Driver or the WIA Driver. When installation is complete, select [Yes, I want to restart my computer now.] and click [Finish]. When the computer has restarted and the regular desktop screen is displayed, remove the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK from the CD-ROM drive.

  • Page 187: Installing The Twain Driver/wia Driver

    Installing the Software Installing the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver When you have installed the software from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK, go on to install the TWAIN Driver or the WIA Driver. Windows 98/Windows 2000 TWAIN Driver TWAIN Driver is the driver software for USB connection to Windows 98 and Windows 2000 that is required to download still images/movies into ZoomBrowser EX.

  • Page 188

    Windows Me WIA (Windows Image Acquisition) Driver WIA Driver is the driver software for USB connection to Windows Me that is required to download still images/movies into ZoomBrowser EX. Read carefully before installing the WIA Driver: When you have set the WIA Driver to start a particular application program when you connect the camcorder, the program may cause an error message similar to the following to appear: “TWAIN data source not found.

  • Page 189: Connecting The Camcorder To A Computer

    Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer ❍ Make sure the camcorder is being powered using the power adapter before connecting it to a computer. ❍ Be sure to install the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK before you connect the camcorder to the computer. ❍...

  • Page 190

    ❍ The first time you connect the camcorder to the computer via USB interface, install the TWAIN Driver or the WIA Driver ( 14,15). ❍ Windows XP: If a window appears prompting you to select an application program to start, select ZoomBrowser EX or Scanners and Cameras Wizard to start.

  • Page 191

    Downloading Still Images/Movies (ZoomBrowser EX) Below explains the procedure for connecting a camcorder to a computer using the USB cable. For connecting a PC card reader/writer, see Using a PC Card Reader/Writer ( 23). ❍ Observe following precautions when the camcorder’s card access indicator is flashing (the camcorder is reading or writing from or to the memory card).

  • Page 192: Starting Zoombrowser Ex

    (small images). • With Windows 2000, the name of the application program may not appear on the [Canon Camera event] window. In such case, double- click the ZoomBrowser EX icon on the desktop to start ZoomBrowser •...

  • Page 193

    Downloading Still Images/Movies (ZoomBrowser EX) Windows Me Insert a memory card containing still images/movies into the camcorder. Connect the Power Adapter to the camcorder. Turn the POWER switch to PLAY (VCR) and move the TAPE/ CARD switch to CARD. Wait until the card access indicator stops flashing. Connect the camcorder to the computer using the supplied USB cable ( 16).

  • Page 194

    Downloading Still Images/Movies to the Computer In the Camera Window, select the still image/movie you wish to download and click [Download image]. • An orange frame appears around the selected still image/movie. • You can select multiple images by continuously clicking on the images. Click on the image again to deselect.

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    Downloading Still Images/Movies (ZoomBrowser EX) The Camera Window closes and the Main Window opens. The downloaded images appear in the Main Window.

  • Page 196

    Using a PC Card Reader/Writer This section explains only the instructions which differ when connecting a PC Card Reader/Writer instead of the camcorder. For instruction on how to connect the PC Card Reader/Writer, please refer to its manual. Insert a memory card into the reader. Windows 98/Windows 2000/Windows Me: Double-click the [ZoomBrowser EX] icon on the desktop.

  • Page 197: Using Other Zoombrowser Ex Functions, Camera Window

    Using Other ZoomBrowser EX Functions Camera Window The Camera Window opens when a connection to a camcorder is initiated. Still images/movies will be displayed as thumbnail (small) images (Movies are displayed with the first scene as a still image, indicated with a movie icon). Buttons are activated when a still image/movie is selected.

  • Page 198: Download Settings Window, Camera Settings Window

    Download Settings Window The following window appears when you select a task in the Task Area of the Camera Window. Select a folder in which you wish to download and save the still image/movie. If you wish to create a new folder, select [Create new folder] and select the item you wish to use as folder name.

  • Page 199: Main Window

    Using Other ZoomBrowser EX Functions Main Window ZoomBrowser EX's Main Window features various buttons and an image display area. This section introduces the names and functions of the various window parts. Clicking hides the area. Click again to redisplay the area. Toolbar Task Area Folders Area...

  • Page 200

    Toolbar [View Mode]: Switches between the Zoom Mode and Scroll Mode. Scroll Mode: Displays the images in the selected folder at a large, easy- to-view size. When there are more images than can fit in the Browser Area, a scroll bar appears at the right of the Browser Area.

  • Page 201: Image Viewer Window

    Using Other ZoomBrowser EX Functions Image Viewer Window The Image Viewer window appears when you double-click a still image, or when you select a still image and click [View Image]. Zoom Color, Brightness and Contrast You can change You can adjust the color, the zoom ratio.

  • Page 202: Playing Back Movies From A Memory Card

    Playing Back Movies From a Memory Card In the Camera Window and Main Window, movies are displayed with the first scene as a still image with a movie icon ( ). When you double-click the thumbnail in the Main Window, QuickTime Player starts and plays back the movie.

  • Page 203: Running A Slide Show

    Running a Slide Show You can view selected still images in a slide show. Movies cannot be selected for a slide show. Click [View & Modify] in the Main Window. Click [View as a Slide Show]. Select the images and select [Setup Slide Show].

  • Page 204

    Select the slide show settings. • [Image Size]: Select the size of the still images. • [Image Information]: Select to show image information such as file name or title. • [Advance to Next Slide]: Select to advance manually or automatically. When you select “Every 3 seconds”, you can select the interval in the control below (from 1 to 120 seconds).

  • Page 205: Adding Sound To A Still Image

    Adding Sound to a Still Image You can add a sound to a still image. The sound file needs to be in WAVE format (extension “.wav”) or in MIDI format (extension “.mid” or “.midi”). Adding Sound to a Still Image In the Main Window, select a still image and select [Add/ Remove Sound] from the [Edit] menu.

  • Page 206

    Attaching Still Images to E-mail Messages You can attach selected still images to an E-mail message. To use this function, the e-mail program must be enabled as MAPI client. For details, refer to the instruction manual of the e-mail software. Click [Internet] in the Main Window.

  • Page 207

    Attaching Still Images to E-mail Messages Select the images you wish to send in the Browser Area and click [Change Image Size]. You can select multiple images by continuously clicking on the images. Click on the image again to deselect. Select image size and quality, and click [Send or Save].

  • Page 208

    Select to send images by e-mail or to save the images in a folder and click [Finish]. • If you selected [Create a new email], your e-mail program starts and the selected images appear as an attachment in the message window. Input address, subject and your comments and send the message.

  • Page 209

    Printing Still Images (PhotoRecord) PhotoRecord is a printing program. You can use this program to lay out the still images for printing. You can also create original albums and save them to your computer. ❍ Do not remove the memory card, detach the USB cable or turn off the camcorder while data is being transferred to the printer (when the camcorder’s card access indicator is flashing).

  • Page 210

    Select the still image you wish to print and click [Captions for Printing]. You can select multiple images by continuously clicking on the images. Click on the image again to deselect. Select the image information you wish to include in the print and click [Open Layout Print].

  • Page 211

    Printing Still Images (PhotoRecord) Select paper size and other settings and click [Next]. Select [Automatic Layout] and click [Finish]. The PhotoRecord window appears. If you wish to change the layout, select the layout in this window. Click [PRINT] in the PhotoRecord window. •...

  • Page 212: Selecting The Print Layout And Album Design

    The program lays out and prints the specified number of images with no gaps between images on the page. Canon perforated paper printing Select the paper size. When you click [Next], a window for selecting the layout appears. Use the preview to check the print layout.

  • Page 213: The Photorecord Window

    Printing Still Images (PhotoRecord) The PhotoRecord Window Page title To change the page title, click M on the left side of the window and on the menu that appears, click [Title] and [Edit]. If you click [Save As] on the [File] menu, you can Image caption save the laid out page To change the image...

  • Page 214

    You cannot alter the size or rotation angle if you selected [Fixed photo size] or [Canon perforated paper] as the print mode. ❍ Changing the number of images on a page You can change the number of images on one page. On the [Edit] menu, click [Preferences] and specify the number of images you want to have on one page of the album.

  • Page 215

    Printing Still Images (PhotoRecord) Adjusting Image Quality and Printing (Exif 2.2 Compliant) The PhotoRecord utility features functions that allow you to print images with image quality adjustments and also supports the Exif 2.2 standard (or Exif Print). This function automatically selects optimal image correction settings to produce better prints.

  • Page 216

    Selecting the Print Mode and Number of Copies (DPOF Print Settings) You can select the image and the number of prints ( print setting) for automatic printing on a DPOF*-compliant printer. You can set the DPOF print settings also on the camcorder. *Digital Print Order Format When you are using a SD memory card, make sure the protect switch is set to allow recording.

  • Page 217

    Merging Panoramic Images (PhotoStitch) You can merge a series of overlapping images into a single, seamless panorama. PhotoStitch automatically arranges still images recorded with the camcorder’s Stitch Assist mode in their correct order and orientation, making it easy to merge them. Please refer to the Camcorder Instruction Manual to learn how to record in Stitch Assist mode.

  • Page 218

    Click [Start]. Select [3. Save] and then click [Save]. • Select the destination folder, input the file name and click [Save]. • In the View the Saved Image? window, click [Yes]. The Viewer window opens and displays the merged image. ❍...

  • Page 219: Adding Still Images To The Memory Card

    Adding Still Images from Your Computer to the Memory Card You can add still images from the computer to a memory card. You can also add sample images for card mix from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK. Only still images in JPEG format can be added to the memory card. Adding Still Images to the Memory Card Click [Camera &...

  • Page 220

    Select the images you wish to add and click [Open Camera Window]. You can select multiple images by continuously clicking on the images. Click on the image again to deselect. In the Add Image window, select the image size and click [Add].

  • Page 221

    Adding Still Images from Your Computer to the Memory Card Adding Sample Images to the Memory Card You can add sample images for card mix to the memory card. 4 images for CARD CHROMA, 2 images for CARD LUMINANCE and 2 images for CAMERA CHROMA are provided on the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK.

  • Page 222

    Select the sample images you wish to add and click [Open Camera Window]. You can select multiple images by continuously clicking on the images. Click on the image again to deselect. In the Add Image window, click [Add]. • The selected images will be recorded to the memory card. •...

  • Page 223: Setting Zoombrowser Ex To Start Automatically

    If you cannot find the [Scanners and Cameras] icon, see Troubleshooting the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver Uninstall ( 55). Make sure that [Canon Camera] is selected and click [Properties]. Click the [Events] tab. Remove the check mark from all programs except ZoomBrowser EX and click [OK].

  • Page 224

    If you cannot find the [Scanners and Cameras] icon, see Troubleshooting the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver Uninstall ( 55). Double click the [Canon Camera] icon. Click the [Events] tab. In the [Actions] section, select [Start this program], set it to [Canon ZoomBrowser EX] and click [OK].

  • Page 225

    16). A window appears allowing you to select an application program to start. Select [Canon ZoomBrowser EX], place a check mark next to “Always use this program for this action” and click [OK]. The next time the camcorder is connected, ZoomBrowser EX starts and...

  • Page 226: Uninstalling The Software, Uninstalling Zoombrowser Ex

    ❍ If you have uninstalled ZoomBrowser EX because of a corrupt database file or other problem, please also delete the Database folder, which can be found within the [C:\Program Files\Canon\ ZoomBrowser EX] folder. ❍ PhotoRecord and PhotoStitch can be removed with the same procedure.

  • Page 227

    If you cannot find the [Scanners and Cameras] icon, see Troubleshooting the TWAIN Driver/WIA Driver Uninstall ( 55). Windows 98/Windows 2000: 1. Delete [Canon Camera] from the [Scanners and Cameras Properties] list. 2. Click [OK] to close the window. 3. Click the Windows [Start] menu and select [Programs], [Canon Utilities], [Camera TWAIN Driver x.x] and [TWAIN Driver Uninstall].

  • Page 228: Troubleshooting The Twain Driver/wia Driver Uninstall

    ❍ If you do not find [Scanners and Cameras] in the [Control Panel] or [Printers and Other Hardware]. ❍ If [Canon Camera] or your camcorder model name does not appear in the [Scanners and Cameras Properties] or [Scanners and Cameras].

  • Page 229

    [Other Devices] and/or [Imaging Devices] categories, use the following procedures to delete it. 1. Select [Canon Camera] or the name of the camcorder model, right- click the mouse button and select [Delete]. 2. In the confirmation dialog, click [OK].

  • Page 230

    • If you double-click the [Oem*] file, the Windows Notepad program will start and show the file contents. Click each [Oem*] file until you find one that contains “*** Canon Camera Driver Setup File***” in its first line. When you find the correct file, note down its name and close the Notepad window.

  • Page 231

    Troubleshooting ? Cannot download images, camcorder is not recognized when the camcorder is connected via the USB interface. ➜ Computer does not support the USB interface. The USB interface is not supported for computers not in compliance with the following requirements. Acquire the necessary system to use the USB interface.

  • Page 232

    Files:\Canon:\ZoomBrowser EX:\Program). 2. Double-click [dbconverter.exe]. 3. Select the database you were using until now (C:\Program Files:\Canon:\ZoomBrowser EX:\Program) and click the [Start] button. Please note that with ZoomBrowser EX 4.0, both titles and comments appear in the comment list. ? Cannot find the image folders saved on the prior version of ZoomBrowser EX 4.0.

  • Page 233

    PowerPC RAM: Mac OS 9.0-9.2: 20 MB or more of application memory Mac OS X (10.1/10.2): 128 MB or more Interface: Free Hard Disk Space: Canon Utilities – ImageBrowser 50 MB or more – PhotoStitch 30 MB or more 800 × 600 pixels/32,000 colors or better, 1,024 × 768...

  • Page 234

    What Can Be Accomplished with the Software This topic introduces the main features of the software programs contained on the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK. I ImageBrowser ( • Downloading still images/movies recorded onto a memory card to your computer. • Categorizing and organizing large volumes of still images/movies. •...

  • Page 235

    Installing the Software Before you attach the camcorder to the computer with the USB cable for the first time, you must install the driver from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK. Mac OS X Users: Your digital video camcorder is equipped with the standard Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP).

  • Page 236

    Mac OS 9.0-9.2: Double click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS 9] and [Canon Digital Video Installer] icons. Mac OS X (10.1/10.2): Double click the CD-ROM icon, followed by the [Mac OS X] and [Canon Digital Video Installer] icons.

  • Page 237

    Installing the Software Select the installation destination and click [Choose]. Installation starts. When the message “Installation has finished.” appears, click [OK]. After the installation is complete, restart the computer as prompted.

  • Page 238

    Connecting the Camcorder to a Computer ❍ Make sure the camcorder is being powered using the power adapter before connecting it to a computer. ❍ Be sure to install the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK before you connect the camcorder to the computer. ❍...

  • Page 239: Starting Imagebrowser

    Downloading Still Images/Movies (ImageBrowser) Below explains the procedure for connecting a camcorder to a computer using the USB cable. For connecting a PC card reader/writer, see Using a PC Card Reader/Writer 72). ❍ Observe following precautions when the camcorder’s card access indicator is flashing (the camcorder is reading or writing from or to the memory card).

  • Page 240

    Select [Display Images] and click [OK]. The Communications Settings window appears. This window only appears the first time the camcorder is connected. Confirm that [USB port] and [Canon Camera] are selected and click [Set]. The Camera Window opens, displaying the camcorder images as...

  • Page 241

    How to Set ImageBrowser to Not Start Automatically Click the Apple menu and select [Control Panels] and [Canon ImageBrowser Auto Launch]. The Settings for USB Connection dialog will display. Click [The application program below will start] to clear the check mark.

  • Page 242

    Double-click the [Canon ImageBrowser] icon on the desktop. If the Canon ImageBrowser icon does not appear on the desktop, double- click the [Canon Utilities] folder on the drive on which the program was installed, followed by the [ImageBrowser] folder and [ImageBrowser] icon.

  • Page 243

    Downloading Still Images/Movies (ImageBrowser) Downloading Still Images/Movies to the Computer When using the ImageBrowser’s Camera Window to download images from the camcorder’s memory card, make sure to select [Macintosh HD]. The image will not be saved to the computer when [DCIM] is selected.

  • Page 244

    Select still images/movies in the Camera window and click [DOWNLOAD]. • A blue frame appears around the selected still image/movie. • Downloaded still images/movies are saved to the computer and appear in the Browser area. Thumbnail Browser area Explorer View Section To disconnect the camcorder, click the close box (Mac OS 9.0-9.2) or the red close box (Mac OS X (10.1/10.2)) at the upper left of the Camera Window.

  • Page 245

    • ImageBrowser starts. • If the icon does not appear on the desktop, double-click the folder in which you installed the program, followed by the [Canon Utilities] and [ImageBrowser] folders and the [ImageBrowser] file. Double-click the [CANON_DV] and [DCIM] folders in the Explorer View Section.

  • Page 246: Using Other Imagebrowser Functions

    Using Other ImageBrowser Functions Camera Window The Camera Window opens when a connection to a camcorder is initiated. Still images/movies will be displayed as thumbnail (small) images (Movies are displayed with the first scene as a still image, indicated with a movie icon). Buttons are activated when a still image/movie is selected.

  • Page 247: Camera Setting Window

    Using Other ImageBrowser Functions Camera Setting Window You can adjust the date, time and owner settings in the Camera Settings window using the computer when the camcorder is connected. You can also check the remaining memory card capacity. 1. In the Camera Window, click the [Setup Options] button and select [Camera Settings] from the displayed menu.

  • Page 248: Browser Window

    Explorer View Section and you to perform a Browser Window. the Browser Area. variety of functions. [CANON CAMERA]: Displays the Camera Window. [SELECT ALL]: Selects all still images/movies in a folder. [SEND TO TRASH]: Deletes selected still images/movies. [REDUCE]: Reduces the size of the thumbnails in the Browser Area.

  • Page 249

    Using Other ImageBrowser Functions Image Viewer Window The Image Viewer window appears when you double-click a still image, or when you select a still image and click [DISPLAY IMAGE]. Enlarge or reduce the image Current zoom ratio CROP ADJUST COLOR You can extract a part of the image.

  • Page 250: Displaying The Image Information

    Displaying the Image Information You can check the image information such as shooting date/time or file size. Select the image of which you wish to display the information. From the [File] menu, select [Get Info]. • The File Information window appears. •...

  • Page 251: View] Menu

    Using Other ImageBrowser Functions [View] Menu You can select the display settings of the Browser Area from the [View] menu. Allows you to select Allows you to the information enlarge and displayed under the reduce the thumbnails. size of the Allows you to select thumbnails.

  • Page 252: Displaying Images In Timetunnel

    Displaying Images in TimeTunnel This program displays images in the order of the creation date. In the [View] menu, select [View Mode] followed by [TimeTunnel]. The image information will be displayed when you point at an image. The date/time at which the images were shot appears on the red line.

  • Page 253

    Playing Back Movies From a Memory Card In the Camera Window and Browser Area, movies are displayed with the first scene as a still image with a movie icon ( ). When you double-click the thumbnail in the Browser Area, QuickTime Player starts and plays back the movie.

  • Page 254

    Running a Slide Show From the [View] menu, select [Slide Show Options]. Select the slide show settings and click [OK]. • [Auto Play]: Moves to the next still image automatically. Select the interval by sliding the control under [Play Interval] (from 1 to 30 seconds).

  • Page 255

    Adding Sound to a Still Image To add sound to still images, use the MAC OS recording function. Depending on the computer, you may need to connect peripherals such as microphones. Check if your computer settings allow recording. Adding Sound to a Still Image In the Browser Area, select a still image and select [Record] from the [Sound] menu.

  • Page 256: Using The Sound Panel

    Playing Back the Sound In the Browser Area, select the still image with the sound attachment and select [Play] from the [Sound] menu. • The sound will be played back. • You can control playback by selecting [Pause] or [Stop] from the [Sound] menu.

  • Page 257

    Attaching Still Images to E-mail Messages You can attach selected still images to an E-mail message. Select the images you wish to send in the Browser Area. From the [Internet] menu, select [Create Image for Email]. Specify the image size and click [Next]. Select this if you do not wish to reduce the size of the still image.

  • Page 258

    Select whether you wish to start your e-mail program and click [Finish]. • If you have selected [Start email application after closing], your e-mail program starts automatically. Open a new e-mail message and attach the image. With Outlook Express or other types of e-mail programs, you can attach images to e-mail messages simply by dragging them from the Browser Area to the new message window.

  • Page 259

    Printing Still Images (ImageBrowser) You can select the layout when printing still images. Do not remove the memory card, detach the USB cable or turn off the camcorder while data is being transferred to the printer (when the camcorder’s card access indicator is flashing). Doing so may cause memory card data to become corrupted.

  • Page 260

    The Custom Layout printing option allows you to freely change the size and position of the still images for printing. The other options allow you to print an index or print onto Canon perforated paper. Canon perforated paper cannot be selected with Mac OS X (10.1/10.2).

  • Page 261: The Print Window

    Printing Still Images (ImageBrowser) The Print Window Edit the Page Title Open the [Edit] menu and select [Edit Header]. Change the Image Size Drag the border to resize the still image. Change the Layout Drag the still image to change the layout.

  • Page 262

    Adjusting Image Quality and Printing (Exif 2.2 Compliant) ImageBrowser allows you to print images with image quality adjustments. ImageBrowser also supports the Exif 2.2 standard (or Exif Print). ❍ Still images shot with camcorders complying with the Exif 2.2 standard incorporate shooting settings information, such as the shooting conditions and scene mode, along with the image data.

  • Page 263

    Printing Still Images (ImageBrowser) Mac OS X (10.1/10.2) Click the [ImageBrowser] menu in ImageBrowser and select [Preferences]. In the Preferences window, select [Print], set the image quality settings and click [OK]. See Printing Still Images for the next steps ( 86).

  • Page 264

    Selecting the Print Mode and Number of Copies (DPOF Print Settings) You can select the image and the number of print ( print settings) for automatic printing on a DPOF*-compliant printer. You can set the DPOF print settings also on the camcorder. *Digital Print Order Format When you are using a SD memory card, make sure the protect switch is set to allow recording.

  • Page 265

    Merging Panoramic Images (PhotoStitch) You can merge a series of overlapping images into a single, seamless panorama. PhotoStitch automatically arranges still images recorded with the camcorder’s Stitch Assist mode in their correct order and orientation, making it easy to merge them. Please refer to the Camcorder Instruction Manual to learn how to record in Stitch Assist mode.

  • Page 266

    Click [Start]. Select [3. Save] and then click [Save]. • Select the destination folder, input the file name and click [Save]. • In the View the Saved Image? window, click [Yes]. The Viewer window opens and displays the merged image. ❍...

  • Page 267

    Adding Still Images from Your Computer to the Memory Card You can add still images from the computer to a memory card. You can also add sample images for card mix from the DIGITAL VIDEO SOLUTION DISK. ❍ Still images in JPEG, TIFF, PICT, and Windows bitmap format can be added to a memory card.

  • Page 268: Adding Sample Images To The Memory Card

    In the Add Image window, select the image size and click [Add]. • The selected images will be recorded to the memory card. • When recording is complete, the images will appear in the Camera Window. Adding Sample Images to the Memory Card You can add sample images for card mix to the memory card.

  • Page 269

    Adding Still Images from Your Computer to the Memory Card Open the [CARD CHROMA], [CARD LUMINANCE] or [CAMERA CHROMA] folder, select the image you wish to copy to the camcorder and click [Open]. In the Add Image window, click [Add]. •...

  • Page 270

    Uninstalling the Software Uninstall the software when you wish to delete it from your computer or when reinstallation is required to fix corrupted files. Uninstalling ImageBrowser and PhotoStitch Move the program’s folder into the Trash to uninstall programs such as ImageBrowser and PhotoStitch.

  • Page 271

    Troubleshooting This topic explains some of the causes for and solutions to problems with the software. ? Cannot download images, camcorder is not recognized when the camcorder is connected via the USB interface. ➜ Computer does not support the USB interface. The USB interface is not supported for computers not in compliance with the following requirements.

  • Page 272

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  • Page 273

    PUB. DIM-555 DV NETWORK SOLUTION DISK Version 1 Software Instruction Manual Mode d’emploi du logiciel Manual de Instrucciones del software This software is for use with Windows ® XP only. Ce logiciel ne peut être employé que sous Windows® XP. Este software solamente es compatible con Windows®...

  • Page 274: Canon Software Licence Agreement

    States, and Canada, and other applicable copyright and trademark laws, and nothing in this Agreement constitutes a waiver of the rights of Canon, its affiliated corporations and third party licensors under such laws. You only own the CD-ROM media in which the SOFTWARE is stored. Except as expressly provided herein, no license or right, express or implied, is hereby conveyed or granted by Canon to you for any intellectual property of Canon.

  • Page 275

    LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS AS TO DESIGN, QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OF SYSTEM INTEGRATION. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL CANON, CANON’S SUBSIDI- ARIES AND AFFILIATES, THEIR DISTRIBUTORS AND DEALERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES WHATSO-...

  • Page 276: Table Of Contents

    Contents Read Carefully Before Using ..................2 CANON SOFTWARE LICENCE AGREEMENT ..............2 Read This First ......................... 5 Required Accessories ..................... 6 Requirements for Using the DV Messenger ..............6 System Requirements ..................... 7 What Can Be Accomplished With the Software ............8 AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver ..............

  • Page 277: About This Manual

    ¡ Canon makes no warranties for damages resulting from corrupted or lost data due to mistaken operation or malfunction of the camcorder, the software, memory cards (MultiMediaCards or SD Memory Cards), personal computers, or peripheral devices, or due to use of a memory card not formatted by a Canon camcorder. Trademark Acknowledgements ¡...

  • Page 278: Required Accessories, Requirements For Using The Dv Messenger

    Read This First Required Accessories You need following items for using the Software: • Digital Camcorder • DV NETWORK SOLUTION DISK (Supplied) • DV (IEEE1394) Cable (Commercially available) Refer to the instruction manual of your computer for the type of the DV cable. 4-pin: 6-pin: •...

  • Page 279: System Requirements

    System Requirements Microsoft Windows XP Home Edition or Professional Proper operation is not guaranteed on an OS that has been upgraded from a previous version. CPU: Pentium 500 MHz or better (800 MHz or better recommended) RAM: 128 MB or more (256 MB or more recommended) Free Hard Disk Space: •...

  • Page 280: Av/c Camera Storage Subunit-wia Driver

    NETWORK SOLUTION DISK. AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver Canon camcorders only (refer to the table on the next page) The AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver is a software that allows you to use your camcorder as a card reader/writer by connecting camcorder and computer, both equipped with a DV (IEEE1394) terminal, with a DV (IEEE1394) cable.

  • Page 281: Read Carefully

    ZR40 ELURA50* ELURA40 MC* ZR20 Availability differs from area to area. Please refer to the Canon homepage for latest camcorder models. Free Download If the person you wish to communicate with does not have DV Messenger, it can be downloaded from the Canon Homepage.

  • Page 282: Installing From The Dv Network Solution Disk

    Installing the Software Installing from the DV NETWORK SOLUTION DISK With this procedure, the DV Messenger will be installed and the driver files for the AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver will be copied to your computer. For the installation procedure of the AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver, see p. Installation Precautions: ¡...

  • Page 283

    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Select the components and click [Next]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Read the license agreements and click [Yes]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Enter your information and click [Next]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Confirm the target folder and click [Next]. • If a dialog appears asking you whether you wish to create a shortcut of the DV Messenger on the desktop, click [Yes].

  • Page 284: Installing The Av/c Camera Storage Subunit-wia Driver

    Installing the Software ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Finish]. • The installation is complete. Installing the AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver Installation Precautions: ¡ Install the driver files from the DV NETWORK SOLUTION DISK first before installing the driver ( 10). ¡ Close any programs that are running before installing the driver. ¡...

  • Page 285

    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Check if the driver has been installed correctly. • From the [start] menu, select [My Computer] and check if the camera icon appears. If the camera icon does not appear, the installation has not been completed properly. Uninstall ( 16) and reinstall the driver ( 10).

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    Installing the Software I Setting the Application Not to Start Automatically When you install the driver, the computer is set to automatically start an applica- tion each time you connect the camcorder to the computer. Use the following procedures to change the setting. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••...

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    ¡ To start a WIA-compliant application automatically, select [Start this program] and click [OK]. ¡ If the started application displays a message such as [TWAIN data source not found. Reinstall the scanner software.], select [WIA-Canon Camera Storage] and use the WIA-TWAIN Driver.

  • Page 288: Uninstalling The Dv Messenger, Uninstalling The Av/c Camera Storage Subunit-wia Driver

    Caution: ¡ Close all programs that are running before uninstalling. Uninstalling the DV Messenger ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• From the [start] menu, select [All Programs], [Canon Utilities], [DV Messenger] and [DV Messenger Uninstall] in succession. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• If a confirmation dialog appears, click [Yes].

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• From the [start] menu, select [Control panel]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Printers and Other Hardware]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Scanners and Cameras].

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    “Troubleshooting the Driver Uninstall” below. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• In the confirmation dialog, click [Yes]. • [#(number)] may appear after [Canon Camera Storage Device]. This does not affect the uninstall process. • The uninstall process is complete. I Troubleshooting the Driver Uninstall If you had problems uninstalling the driver, use the following procedures to remove it.

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click the [Device Manager] button. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• If [Canon Camera Storage Device] appears under [Imaging devices] and/or [Other devices] categories, use the following procedures to delete it. 1. Right-click the mouse button on [Canon Camera Storage Device] and select [Uninstall].

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    Uninstalling the Software 2. In the confirmation dialog, click [OK] and close [System Properties] and [Device Manager]. • Remove all copies of the [Canon Camera Storage Device] icon that appear in the [Other devices] or [Imaging devices] categories, or that appear more than once in one category.

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Double-click the [Oem*.inf] file. • A number such as “0” or “1” appears in place of the asterisk (*) above. You will also find another file called [Oem*.pnf], which will have the same number as the [Oem*] file. The two constitute one set. There may be many file sets starting with “Oem”.

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    DV cable and set it to CARD PLAY (VCR) mode, [Canon Camera Storage Device] (camera icon) or [Canon DV Camcorder] (camcorder icon) appears in the explorer view. If the driver is not installed, only the [camcorder] icon appears.

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    (small images) may not be displayed correctly in the [Scanner and Camera Wizard]. ¡ If you select [Canon Camera Storage Device] in the explorer view, folder contents may not be displayed correctly. In this case, right-click the mouse button on the folder and select [Refresh].

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    Downloading Still Images/Movies to a Computer ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Connect the camcorder to the computer using the DV cable 22). • The [Scanner and Camera Wizard] starts automatically. • If the program does not start automatically, select [My computer] on the [start] menu, right-click the mouse button in the camera icon and click [Get pictures].

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Specify file name and destination and click the [Next] button. • Downloading of the selected still images starts. • When download is complete, a dialog confirming to finish appears. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• If you wish to end the program, select [Nothing. I’m finished working with these pictures] and click [Next].

  • Page 298: Downloading With Windows Explorer

    • The still images/movies recorded on the memory card will be displayed. • If you select [Thumbnails] on the [View] menu, thumbnail versions of the still images/movies appear. With images not recorded with Canon digital camcorders, their thumbnails may not be displayed correctly.

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Keep the mouse clicked on the thumbnail and move it to the desired folder (drag and drop). ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Right-click the mouse on the image and select [Copy]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Open a folder, right-click the mouse in the folder and select [Paste].

  • Page 300: Uploading Files From The Computer To The Memory Card

    Uploading Files from the Computer to the Memory Card Cautions: ¡ If you are using an SD Memory Card, make sure the protect switch is set to allow recording. ¡ When uploading files to the memory card, keep the file name within 8 characters. Depending on the extension (4 characters or more), files may not be uploaded.

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    Preparations for the DV Messenger Before you use the DV Messenger, check whether the camcorder is correctly connected to the computer. You also need to disable the firewall ( 30). Connecting Precautions: ¡ Make sure the camcorder is being powered using the power adapter before connecting it to a computer.

  • Page 302: Disabling The Firewall

    Preparations for the DV Messenger ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Next]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Confirm that your camcorder is displayed and click [Cancel]. • If you are using a Canon camcorder, check if [Canon DV Device] is displayed. • If [Canon DV Device] does not appear, click...

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• From the [start] menu, select [Control Panel]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Network and Internet Connections]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Network Connections].

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    Preparations for the DV Messenger ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Select the network you are using, right-click the mouse button and select [Properties]. • You can identify the network you are using by checking which [Status] is [Enabled]. • If [1394 Connection] is listed, select a connection other than [1394 Connection].

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    Videoconferencing Starting the DV Messenger Caution: ¡ The DV Messenger will not start when you have signed in to Windows Messenger. In such case, sign out of Windows first and start DV Messenger. ¡ Do not update Windows Messenger while DV Messenger is started. ¡...

  • Page 306: Preparing The Camcorder For Communication

    Videoconferencing • To use the DV Messenger, both you and your contact need to be online. – If your contact is already online when you sign in: A message will be send automatically to your contact notifying that you have signed in.

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    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Click [Next]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Select your camcorder and click [Next]. • If you are using a Canon camcorder, select [Canon DV Device]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• When the video picture appears, click [Next]. • The live video recording of the camcorder appears in TAPE CAMERA mode.

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    Read the explanation for speaker and microphone settings and click [Next]. ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Set [Microphone] and click [Next]. • If you are using a Canon camcorder, select [Canon DV Device]. • The installed sound device appears for [Speaker]. Proceed with the setting unchanged.

  • Page 309: Starting A Videoconference

    ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Check if the microphone volume is correctly indicated and click [Next]. • In TAPE CAMERA mode: Direct your voice into the microphone of your camcorder and check if the volume indicator operates correctly. • In TAPE PLAY (VCR) mode: Play back the tape and check if the volume indicator operates correctly.

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    Videoconferencing ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Select your contact and click [Select]. • Only online registered members will be listed. • You can only perform a videoconference with members who have a camcorder connected and are using DV Messenger. • The [Conversation] window appears. •...

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    I Starting a Videoconference by Accepting an Invitation ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• If your contact clicks on [Remote] and selects you as the contact, a connecting request appears on your computer screen. When the connecting request dialog appears, click [Yes]. • The communication between your and your contact's DV Messenger starts and you can now operate the camcorder of your contact from the DVM panel.

  • Page 312: Dvm Panel

    [Local] Button Displays the control panel of your camcorder. This button cannot be selected if a non-Canon camcorder is connected. [Remote] Button Displays the control panel of the camcorder connected to your contact's computer.

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    [Close] Button This closes the DVM panel. To display it again, double-click the DV Messenger icon on the taskbar, or click the DV Messenger icon and select [Open Control Panel] from the displayed menu. This does not end the DV Messenger 50).

  • Page 314: Dv Messenger Icon Menu

    Screen Displays DV Messenger Icon Menu When you click the DV Messenger icon in the taskbar, a list of menus appears. About DV Messenger Displays the version of the DV Messenger. Help Topics Displays the DV Messenger's help topics. Control Panel Open Displays the DV Messenger panel on the screen.

  • Page 315: Operating Camcorders With Dv Messenger

    If you wish to operate the camcorder of your contact, ask your contact to place a  (checkmark) to the before [Allow Remote Control]. Operating Availability Your Camcorder Your Contact’s Camcorder Canon Digital Canon Digital Camcorder You can operate your and Camcorder your contact’s camcorder. Non-Canon Digital You can only operate your Camcorder camcorder.

  • Page 316: In [camera] Mode

    Operating the Camcorders With DV Messenger In [CAMERA] Mode If the camcorder connected to your computer is set to TAPE CAMERA mode, you can send live video recording to your contact and perform a videoconference 33). You can also adjust the camcorder's zoom and focus from the DVM panel.

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    In [VCR] Mode If the camcorder connected to your computer is set to TAPE PLAY (VCR) mode, you can send video and sound recorded on a tape to your contact. You can also adjust the tape speed from the DVM panel while monitoring the picture in the [Conversation] window.

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    Operating the Camcorders With DV Messenger I The [VCR] Operating Buttons Video picture from the tape in your or your contact‘s camcorder Playback Plays back the tape. Reversed Playback Plays back the tape in reverse. Playback Pause Pauses the playback. Stop Stops the playback.

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    Cautions: ¡ Obtain the permission of your contact first before transferring files. ¡ File transfer can only be used with Canon camcorders equipped with the file transfer function ( 9), and the AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver contained in the DV NETWORK SOLUTION DISK ( 10) needs to be installed in the computer.

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    Operating the Camcorders With DV Messenger ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Select the file you wish to transfer by placing a checkmark to next to the thumbnail. • Depending on the speed of your Internet connection, it may take time until the thumbnails appear. •...

  • Page 321: Changing The Mode Of The Camcorder

    Changing the Mode of the Camcorder This section describes the procedure for changing the mode of the camcorder during communication. Caution: ¡ The settings for camera and microphone in the [Audio Tuning Wizard] may be changed when you change the mode of your camcorder. In such case, reset with the [Audio Tuning Wizard] before clicking [Start Camera].

  • Page 322: Ending The Communication With Your Contact

    Ending the DV Messenger Ending the Communication with Your Contact ••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• Right-click the mouse on the [Remote] button of the DVM panel. Click the DV Messenger icon on the taskbar and select [Discon- nect] from the displayed menu. • The communication with your contact ends and the [Conversation] win- dow closes.

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    Regarding Installation of the AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver ? The Canon camcorder is connected to the computer via a DV cable, but is not recognized by the computer. ➜ Check if the camcorder is set to CARD PLAY (VCR) mode.

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    ? The DVM panel does not change to [CARD] mode even if the camcorder is set to CARD PLAY (VCR) mode. ➜ If you are using a Canon camcorder, check if the AV/C Camera Storage Subunit-WIA Driver is correctly installed.

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    ➜ Check the position of the speaker volume lever in the [Conversation] window. Move the lever to the right until the volume indicator on the right operates. ➜ Check if the sound device is set to [Mute] in the [Control Panel]. 1.

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    ➜ Check the position of the microphone volume lever. Move the lever to the right until the volume indicator on the right operates. ➜ If you are using a Canon camcorder, click [Stop Camera] and check whether [Canon DV Device] is selected in the [Audio Tuning Wizard]. Click [Start Camera] to restart the videoconference.

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    This is not a malfunction. ? The focus buttons on the DVM panel cannot be operated in TAPE CAMERA mode. ➜ If the Canon camcorder is set to [ (Easy Recording) program, focus cannot be adjusted manually. Set the program selector to (program AE).

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    For details, refer to the instruction manual of the respective software. ➜ If the Canon camcorder is set to TAPE CAMERA mode, some camcorders will enter the demonstration mode after a certain time. During demonstration, you may not be able to operate the camcorder from the DVM panel.

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