• OPERATION menu:
This menu contains items for changing settings according
to conditions related to the subject when the camcorder is
• PAINT menu
This menu contains items for making detailed image
adjustments while using a waveform monitor to monitor
the waveforms output by the camera. Support of a video
engineer is usually required to use this menu. Although
you can also use an external remote control panel or master
setup unit to set the items on this menu, this menu is
effective when using the camcorder by itself outdoors.
• MAINTENANCE menu
This menu contains items for performing camera
maintenance operations, such as changing the VDR
system or using infrequently used "paint" items.
• FILE menu
This menu is for performing file operations, such as
writing the reference file.
• DIAGNOSIS menu
This menu enables you to confirm the VDR status or
identify a failed circuit board.
7-1-2 Displaying Menus
The camcorder can display menus both on the viewfinder
screen and on the color LCD.
Displaying menus on the viewfinder screen
When the camcorder is powered on, open the cover of the
menu operating section, and set the MENU ON/OFF
switch to the ON position.
This displays menus on the viewfinder screen, regardless
of the ON/OFF setting of the viewfinder DISPLAY
7-1 Menu Organization and Operation
The MENU ON/OFF switch
is inside the cover.
Displaying menus on the color LCD
With the camcorder powered on, proceed as follows.
Open the cover of the menu operating section, and set
the MENU ON/OFF switch to the ON position.
Set the DISP SEL switch at the lower left of the color
LCD to CHAR.
This displays menus on the color LCD.
In the remainder of this section, the viewfinder display is
generally shown as an example menu display, but the
display on the color LCD is similar.
7-1-3 Basic Menu Operations
When you open the cover of the menu operating section,
the MENU ON/OFF switch appears. If the MENU ON/
OFF switch is set to ON, the USER menu is displayed on
the screen. Closing the cover automatically sets the MENU
ON/OFF switch to OFF.
Controls used for the basic use of the menu oerations
Displaying the TOP menu
Hold down the MENU button, and move the MENU ON/
OFF switch from the OFF to the ON position.
Depending on the internal switch settings, display of the
TOP menu may be disabled.
For details, refer to the Maintenance Manual.
Cover of the menu