d DISPLAY switch
This cycles the data displayed in the counter display
through the sequence COUNTER, TC, and U-BIT.
COUNTER: Display the elapsed recording/playback time
(hours, minutes, seconds, frames).
TC: Display time code.
U-BIT: Display user bit data.
For details, see "Time code display" on page 43.
e RESET button
Pressing this button resets the time data displayed on the
counter display section to "00:00:00:00" or the user bit
data to "00000000."
f HOLD (display hold) button
Pressing this button instantly freezes the time data
displayed in the counter display section. (The time code
generator continues running.) Pressing this button again
releases the hold. You can use this button, for example, to
determine the exact time of a particular shot.
When the HOLD button is activated, the time data is
displayed in the following format:
For details of the counter display, see 2-9 "Warnings and
Indications on the LCDs" on page 41.
g SEL/SET (select/set) dial
To set a time code, user bit, or real time value, press this
dial so that the digit you want to change flashes.
2-7 Time Code System
4 DISPLAY switch
5 RESET button
6 HOLD button
7 SEL/SET dial
8 PRESET/REGEN/CLOCK switch
9 F-RUN/SET/R-RUN switch
Time code functions (2)
Turning the dial upward increases the value of the flashing
digit, and turning it downward decreases the value.
h PRESET/REGEN (regeneration)/CLOCK switch
This switch selects whether to set a new time code or to
follow the already recorded time code.
PRESET: Records time code with a preset initial value.
REGEN: Records time code continuous with the existing
time code recorded on the disc. Regardless of the
setting of the F-RUN/SET/R-RUN switch, the
camcorder operates in R-RUN mode.
CLOCK: Records time code synchronized to the internal
clock. Regardless of the setting of the F-RUN/SET/R-
RUN switch, the camcorder operates in F-RUN mode.
i F-RUN/SET/R-RUN (free run/set/recording run)
This switch selects the operating mode for the internal time
F-RUN: Time code keeps advancing, regardless of the
operating state of the VDR. Use this setting when
aligning the time code with real time or when
synchronizing the time code with an external time
SET: Set the switch to this position to set the time code or
R-RUN: The time code value advances only during
recording. Use this setting to have a consecutive time
code on the disc.
For details, see 5-6-3 "Setting the User Bits" on page 101
and 5-6-1 "Setting the Time Code" on page 101.