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c WHT/BLK (automatic white/black balance adjustment)
switch
Activate the automatic white/black balance adjustment
functions.
WHT: Adjust the white balance automatically. If the WHITE
BAL switch (see page 15) is set to A or B, the white
balance setting is stored in the corresponding memory. If
the WHITE BAL switch is set to PRST, the automatic
white balance adjustment function does not operate.
BLK: Adjust the black set and black balance automatically.
You can use the WHT/BLK switch even when the ATW (Auto
Tracing White Balance) function is operating.
If you push the switch to the WHT side once more during the
automatic white balance adjustment, the adjustment is
cancelled and the white balance setting returns to the original
setting.
If you push the switch to the BLK side once more during the
automatic black balance adjustment, the adjustment is
cancelled and the black balance setting returns to the original
setting.
Unavailable when the camera is connected to the CCU.
d Menu control knob (rotary encoder)
Use to select settings from menus displayed in the viewfinder
(by rotating it) and to confirm settings (by pushing it). This
knob functions the same as that on the rear panel.
e INTERCOM LEVEL control
• When the HXCU-D70 is connected, use this control to adjust
the intercom/earphone volume level. The intercom volume
level can also be adjusted using the INTERCOM control on
the rear panel of the camera.
• When the camera is either used on its own without
connecting a CCU or connected to the CCU-D50/D50P, use
this control to set the input gain for a microphone connected
to the AUDIO 1 IN and AUDIO 2 IN connectors. You can
assign this control to other connectors in OPERATION > VR
ASSIGN in the setup menu (see page 59).
f RET (return video) button
The return video signal from the CCU is monitored in the
viewfinder while this button is held pressed.
While either DXF-51 or DXF-20W viewfinder is used and the
return video signal is monitored in it, no information other than
video signal appears on the screen.
You can assign the desired function to this button in
OPERATION > SWITCH ASSIGN2 > FRONT RET2 in the
setup menu (see page 59).
Note
The display screen may be disturbed when input video signal
is switched.
14
Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls

Right side

a COLOR TEMP. (color temperature) button
Press to light the button and change the color temperature for
shooting (factory default setting). You can use this as an
assignable switch (see page 59).
b ASSIGN. (assignable) 1/2/3 buttons
You can assign the desired functions to these switches in
OPERATION > SWITCH ASSIGN1 > ASSIGNABLE 1/2/3 in
the setup menu (see page 59).
OFF is assigned to the ASSIGN. 1/2/3 switches as the factory
default setting.
c OUTPUT (output signal select)/AUTO KNEE switch
Switch the video signal output from the camera module,
between the following two.
BARS: Output the color bar signal.
CAM: Output the video signal being shot. When this is
selected, you can switch AUTO KNEE
1) AUTO KNEE: Against a very bright background with the iris
opening adjusted to the subject, objects in the background will be
lost in the glare. The AUTO KNEE function will suppress the high
intensity and restore much of the lost detail and is particularly
effective in the following cases.
• Shooting people in the shade on a sunny day
• Shooting a subject indoors, against a background through a
window
• Any high contrast scene
Unavailable when the camera is connected to the CCU.
1)
on and off.

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