d Viewfinder screen
e VTR SAVE indicator
This indicator lights when the VDR SAVE/STBY
switch is set to SAVE, putting the VDR into
power save mode.
f ! (warning) indicator
This indicator lights when any of the following
conditions occurs with the corresponding item set
to ON on the '!' LED page of the OPERATION
• The gain is set to other than 0 dB.
• The SHUTTER selector is not set to the
standard setting (OFF).
• The WHITE BAL switch is set to PRST.
• ATW is enabled.
• The lens extender is used.
• The FILTER selector is set to other than ND:1.
• The reference value of auto iris adjustment is
not the standard value.
Layout of the status display on the
The viewfinder screen displays not only the video
picture but also characters and messages
indicating the camcorder settings and operating
status, a center marker, a safety zone marker, etc.
When the menu screen is not displayed and the
DISPLAY of the DISPLAY/ASPECT switch is
set to on, the items for which an ON setting was
made on the VF DISP 1, VF DISP 2, or VF DISP
3 page of the OPERATION menu or with related
switches are displayed at the top and bottom of
The messages that give details of the settings and
adjustment progress and results can also be made
to appear for about three seconds while settings
are being changed, during adjustment, and after
For details about the display item selection, see
"Selecting the display items" on page 197.
For details about setting change and adjustment
progress messages, see "Change confirmation/
adjustment progress messages" on page 198.
For details about marker display, see "Setting the
marker display" on page 199.
All items that can be displayed on the viewfinder
screen are shown below.
Locations and Functions of Parts and Controls
Top of viewfinder screen
H D 4 2 2 5 0 E 0 0 0 1 : 0 0 1 / 0 0 4 D C I N
C O N T
F A N
W H I T E : N G
L E V E L T O O H I G H
R E C 2
T C G
0 1 : 2 3 : 4 5 : 1 5 H D S D I
L O W L I G H T
dB 1/ 2000
a Color temperature
Displays a color temperature calculated from the
gain of R and B, in the range 0.0 K to 99.9 K (in
steps of 0.1 K). The +/– signs may be displayed
depending on the OFFSET WHT setting (see
No display: OFFSET WHT is OFF
+: The value of OFFSET WHT is greater than
–: The value of OFFSET WHT is less than
b Video format
Indicates the format of video being currently
played back or recorded (see page 52).
The video aspect ratio (16:9 or 4:3) can also be
displayed when the recording format is set to
IMX 50, IMX 40, IMX 30, or DVCAM.
Displays the extender settings of this unit and the
EX: The lens extender is on.
08: The lens shrinker is on.
x*D: This unit's extender function is on (where *
is 2 to 4, depending on the selected
Ex*D: The lens extender and the digital extender
function of this unit are both on (where * is 2
to 4, depending on the selected
d Zoom position
Indicates the zoom position of the zoom lens in
the range from 0 to 99.
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