At cold temperatures, the screen may be darker than usual. This is not a
malfunction. The screen returns to normal when the camcorder warms up.
Move the viewfinder upward. Remove the
protect cover and clean the glass with a cotton
swab. Reattach the protect cover when
Be careful not to scratch the glass when
When the message "HEADS DIRTY, USE CLEANING CASSETTE" appears, or when
the playback picture becomes distorted, the video heads need to be cleaned.
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
Tapes already recorded with dirty video heads may not be played back correctly
even when you clean the video heads.
Do not use wet type cleaning cassettes as this may damage the camcorder.