Press the MENU button t select the
It takes some time to restart recording from
the state that the drum has stopped
rotating, but the transition from the last
recorded scene is smooth.
The time shortens slightly until recording
restarts from the state that the drum has
stopped rotating, but the transition from
the last recorded scene may not be smooth.
Select this when you do not want to miss a
• If [QUICK REC] is set to [ON], the interval
between scenes freezes for a moment (editing on
your computer is recommended).
• When the camcorder is left in standby for more
than about 3 minutes, your camcorder exits from
standby (the drum stops rotating) to prevent tape
wear and battery loss. Since the power does not
turn off, you can restart recording by pressing
the REC START/STOP button again.
Select not to superimpose the date and
time on the pictures.
Select to superimpose the date and time on
• When [DV WIDE REC] is set to [OFF], the date
and time are displayed outside the 4:3 area but
properly recorded on images.
• When you record in the HDV format, the date
and time are displayed at different positions
during recording and playback.
Activates a melody when you start/stop
Cancels the melody.
(OTHERS) by turning the SEL/PUSH EXEC dial.
REC LAMP (Recording lamp)
The camera recording lamp will not light up
during recording when you set this to [OFF]
(the default setting is [ON]).
REMOTE CTRL (Remote control)
The default setting is [ON], allowing you to
use the supplied Remote Commander
• Set to [OFF] to prevent your camcorder from
responding to a command sent by another VCR
remote control unit.
You can display the cumulative operation
time of your camcorder with the total hours
of operation, drum rotation, tape running, or
the total number of tape unthreading
Select to display the total hours of
operation in 10-hour increments.
Select to display the total hours of drum
rotation in 10-hour increments.
Select to display the total hours of tape
running in 10-hour increments.
Select to display the total number of tape
unthreading operation in 10-operation