About UMID ownership information
Enter an abbreviated alphanumeric string (4-byte
alphanumeric strings) according to the values
defined in ISO 3166-1.
There are about 240 country codes.
Find your own country code on the following
Refer to ISO 3166-1:
When the country code is less than 4 bytes, the
active part of the code will occupy the first part of
the 4-bytes and the remainder must be filled with
the space character (20h).
Example: In the case of Japan
For Japan, if the country code is JP, it is 2 bytes,
if JPN, it is 3 bytes.
Thus, enter the following:
where _ represents a space.
ORGANIZATION (organization code)
Enter an abbreviated 4-byte alphanumeric string
for the organization code.
• Organization codes must be acquired by applying to
the SMPTE registration office.
When no organization code has been acquired, it is
forbidden to enter an arbitrary string. As a rule, the
code "00" must be entered. Freelance operators who do
not belong to an origination should enter "~".
• There are no problems in recording or playing back
audio-video signals, if ORGANIZATION is not set.
Enter the 4-byte alphanumeric strings for user
The user code is registered with each organization
locally. It is usually not centrally registered.
When the country code is less than 4 bytes, enter
the country code from the beginning of the 4
bytes and enter the space character (20h) in the
This user code is determined by the organization.
The methods used depend on the organization.
User code cannot be entered when no organization code
has been entered.
Set the time difference from UTC.
• The UTC is calculated based on the local time, using
the time zone. If the time zone is not set, the UTC is not
• When you change the time zone, adjust the internal
clock to local time and turn the power of the camcorder
off and then the power on again.
Adjustments and Settings from Menus