The b mark changes to a z mark and the z mark
changes to a ? mark.
Turn the MENU knob until the desired auto iris
window appears, then press the MENU knob.
The shaded parts indicate the area
where light detection occurs.
Auto iris window
The z mark on changes to a b mark and the ? mark
changes to a z mark.
If you select "VARIABLE", the following items
become effective and you can set the window of the
desired size. Set each item to the desired size.
IRIS VAR WIDTH
The width of the window
The height of the window
IRIS VAR H POS. The position of the window in the
IRIS VAR V POS. The position of the window in the
Set the MENU ON/OFF switch to OFF or close the
cover of the menu operating section.
The menu disappears from the screen and the display
indicating the current status of the camcorder appears
along the top and bottom of the screen.
To counter problems with very bright
If the subject is too bright, the iris may close too much,
leaving the overall image dark, or the highlights may be
blown out. In such cases, setting the highlight clip function
on reduces the luminance range, avoiding problems from
the automatic iris correction.
In the AUTO IRIS page of the USER menu, set the CLIP
HIGH LIGHT item to "ON".
5-5 Adjusting the Audio Level
5-5 Adjusting the Audio
Setting the AUDIO SELECT CH-1/CH-2 switches to
AUTO automatically adjusts the input levels of the audio
signal to be recorded in audio channels 1 and 2. You can
also adjust the audio level manually.
For the audio level of the signal to be recorded in
audio channels 3 and 4
The input levels for audio channels 3 and 4 are either
automatically adjusted, or are fixed.
5-5-1 Manually Adjusting the Audio
Levels of the Audio Inputs
From the AUDIO IN CH1/CH2
Proceed as follows to adjust the audio levels of the audio
inputs from the AUDIO IN CH1/CH2 connectors, which
are to be recorded in audio channels 1 and 2.
With the XLR connection automatic detection function
being on, when a cable is connected to the AUDIO IN CH1
or CH2 connector, the input from these connectors is
automatically selected for audio recording. In this case,
start the operation from step 2.
You can turn on and off the XLR connection automatic
detection function on the AUDIO-1 page of the
MIC LEVEL control
Manual adjustment of the audio levels of channels 1 and 2