2-6 Time Code System
a GENLOCK IN connector (BNC type)
• This connector accepts a reference signal when the
camera is to be genlocked or when the time code is to be
synchronized with external equipment. Use the items GL
H PHASE, GL SC PHASE and GL SC 0/180 SEL on the
GENLOCK page of the MAINTENANCE menu to
adjust the genlock H-phase (phase of horizontal sync
signal) and the sub-carrier phase.
• This connector also accepts a return video signal.
You can display the return video signal in the viewfinder
screen while holding the RET button down with
"RETURN VIDEO" set to "ON" on the GENLOCK
page of the OPERATION menu.
• This connector also accepts an external analog
composite video signal.
When the MSDW-904 extension board (optional) is
installed, you can record the external analog composite
video signal input to this connector.
For details, see "3-5 Recording Video Signals from
External Equipment (When Using an MSDW-904)" on
b TC IN (time code input) connector (BNC type)
To synchronize the time code of this unit to an external
time code, input the reference time code to this connector.
c TC OUT (time code output) connector (BNC type)
To synchronize the time code of an external VTR to that of
the camcorder, connect this connector to the reference time
code input connector of the external VTR.
Time Code System
a GENLOCK IN connector
b TC IN connector
c TC OUT connector
Time code functions (1)