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Hitachi DZ-GX20A - 2.1 MP DVD Camcorder Instruction Manual

Hitachi DZ-GX20A - 2.1 MP DVD Camcorder Instruction Manual (190 pages)

Hitachi DZ-GX20A / DZ-MV730A / DZ-MV780A Instruction Manual  
Brand: Hitachi | Category: Digital Camera | Size: 7.53 MB
Table of contents
Instruction Manual1................................................................................................................................................................
Important Information2................................................................................................................................................................
For Your Safety2................................................................................................................................................................
Precautions2................................................................................................................................................................
Important Safety Instructions4................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions When Using5................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions When Storing8................................................................................................................................................................
Suggestions And Restrictions8................................................................................................................................................................
Read This First9................................................................................................................................................................
About This Manual9................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction10................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents12................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Provided Accessories15................................................................................................................................................................
Names Of Parts16................................................................................................................................................................
Try Recording And Playing Back Using Disc (video And Photo)20................................................................................................................................................................
Try Recording And Playing Back Using Card (photo)22................................................................................................................................................................
Discs And Cards24................................................................................................................................................................
Available Discs24................................................................................................................................................................
Information On Dvd-r Disc25................................................................................................................................................................
Examples Of Discs That Cannot Be Used On This Dvd Video Camera/recorder25................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Discs26................................................................................................................................................................
Disc Cleaning26................................................................................................................................................................
Available Cards27................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Capacity On Disc Or Card28................................................................................................................................................................
Recordable Time Of Movie (video)28................................................................................................................................................................
Recordable Stills (photos) On Disc28................................................................................................................................................................
Recordable Stills (photos) On Card29................................................................................................................................................................
Size And Quality Of Photos30................................................................................................................................................................
Setups31................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Dvd Video Camera/recorder31................................................................................................................................................................
Holding Dvd Video Camera/recorder31................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Shoulder Strap32................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Lens Cap32................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Battery Into Remote Control33................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Battery From Remote Control33................................................................................................................................................................
Using Remote Control34................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Image On Lcd Monitor Screen35................................................................................................................................................................
Closing Lcd Monitor36................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Subject Through Viewfinder36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Date And Time37................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Display Format Of Date And Time38................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Battery To Dvd Video Camera/recorder40................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Battery40................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Remaining Level Indicator42................................................................................................................................................................
Efficient Use Of Battery42................................................................................................................................................................
Using Dvd Video Camera/recorder With Ac Adapter/charger43................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Dvd Video Camera/recorder On And Off44................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Disc45................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Disc45................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Disc47................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting And Removing Card48................................................................................................................................................................
Basic Techniques49................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Movie49................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Stills51................................................................................................................................................................
On-screen Information52................................................................................................................................................................
Information Display During Recording52................................................................................................................................................................
Zooming56................................................................................................................................................................
Macro Recording57................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Subjects For Stronger Wide-angle Or Telephoto Effect57................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back58................................................................................................................................................................
Playback From Start Of Disc Or Card59................................................................................................................................................................
Search Playback Of Movie59................................................................................................................................................................
Frame Advance/frame Back/slow Playback Of Movie59................................................................................................................................................................
Skip Playback Of Movie60................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back Stills60................................................................................................................................................................
Jumping To Specified Point (go To)61................................................................................................................................................................
On-screen Information Display62................................................................................................................................................................
Information Display During Playback62................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Flow Of Quick Menu63................................................................................................................................................................
Camera Functions63................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Of Quick Menu When Recording Movie65................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Of Quick Menu When Recording Photo (disc)66................................................................................................................................................................
Date Setup67................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Setup67................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Of Quick Menu When Recording Photo (card)68................................................................................................................................................................
Disc Navigation Functions69................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Of Quick Menu (with Dvd-ram Disc)70................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Of Quick Menu (with Dvd-r Disc)71................................................................................................................................................................
Flow Of Quick Menu (with Card)71................................................................................................................................................................
Manually Focusing Subject72................................................................................................................................................................
Focusing During Recording72................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Brightness Of Image To Be Recorded (exposure)74................................................................................................................................................................
Compensating For Backlight74................................................................................................................................................................
Using External Microphone75................................................................................................................................................................
Built-in Video Flash (for Dz-gx20a Only)76................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing On Tv Screen77................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Tv77................................................................................................................................................................
Playback On Dvd Recorder/player79................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back Dvd-ram Disc79................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back Dvd-r Disc79................................................................................................................................................................
Recording (dubbing) Images80................................................................................................................................................................
Recording (dubbing) Images From Other Video Device80................................................................................................................................................................
Recording (dubbing) Images From Other Video Cameras82................................................................................................................................................................
Recording (dubbing) Images On Other Video Devices83................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Techniques84................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Flow Of Normal Menu84................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Camera Functions86................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Shooting Mode To Match The Subject (switching Program Ae Mode)86................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Dark Subjects Using Lcd Monitor Light87................................................................................................................................................................
Adjusting Color (white Balance)88................................................................................................................................................................
Using The Electronic Image Stabilizer (eis)90................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Subject Using Large Magnification (digital Zoom)90................................................................................................................................................................
Reducing Wind Noise During Recording (mic.filter)90................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Record Functions91................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Movie Quality (video Mode)91................................................................................................................................................................
Setting To Wide Tv Screen Mode (16:9 Mode)92................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Quality Of Still Image (quality)94................................................................................................................................................................
Receiving Image From Another Device (input Source)94................................................................................................................................................................
Switching External Input Recording Method (photo Input)95................................................................................................................................................................
Self-timer96................................................................................................................................................................
Setting On-screen Display Output On Or Off (osd Output)97................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd/evf Setup98................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Brightness Of Lcd Screen (lcd Brightness)98................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Brightness Of Viewfinder (evf Brightness)98................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Color Density (color Level)99................................................................................................................................................................
Always Displaying Image In Viewfinder99................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Settings100................................................................................................................................................................
Switching Operating Sound On Or Off (beep)100................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Dvd Video Camera/recorder Off Automatically (power Save)100................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Record Led On Or Off (record Led)101................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Display Language (language)101................................................................................................................................................................
Resetting Menu Settings To Defaults (reset)102................................................................................................................................................................
Disc Navigation103................................................................................................................................................................
Using Disc Navigation103................................................................................................................................................................
Starting Or Terminating Disc Navigation103................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back From Disc Navigation Screen105................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Multiple Scenes106................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Consecutive Scenes Together106................................................................................................................................................................
Functions Available With Disc Navigation107................................................................................................................................................................
Understanding Flow Of Disc Navigation Menu108................................................................................................................................................................
Scene110................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Scenes (edit - Delete)110................................................................................................................................................................
Dividing Movies (edit - Divide)112................................................................................................................................................................
Combining Multiple Scenes (edit - Combine)113................................................................................................................................................................
Arranging Order Of Scenes (edit - Move)113................................................................................................................................................................
Directing Scenes Effectively (effect - Fade)114................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back By Skipping Scenes (effect - Skip)115................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Images For Thumbnails (effect - Thumbnail)116................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Stills On Dvd-ram Disc To Card (copy)117................................................................................................................................................................
Locking Scenes On Card (lock)118................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Scenes Using Menu Screen (select)119................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Information Using Menu Screen (detail)120................................................................................................................................................................
Program121................................................................................................................................................................
What Is "program121................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Thumbnail Display Of Specific Date (switch)121................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back Program (play)122................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Title Of Program (title)122................................................................................................................................................................
Play List124................................................................................................................................................................
What Is "play List124................................................................................................................................................................
Creating New Play List (create)124................................................................................................................................................................
Switching To Display Of Each Play List (switch)125................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back A Play List (play)125................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Scenes To Play List (editing Play List)126................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Scenes From Play List (editing Play List)127................................................................................................................................................................
Adding Scenes Using Submenu For Editing (editing Play List)127................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Scenes Using Submenu For Editing (editing Play List)128................................................................................................................................................................
Selecting Scenes Using Submenu For Editing (editing Play List)128................................................................................................................................................................
Arranging Order Of Scenes (move)129................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Title Of Play List (title)130................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting Play List (delete)130................................................................................................................................................................
Go To131................................................................................................................................................................
Top (end)131................................................................................................................................................................
Disc Or Card Management132................................................................................................................................................................
Initializing Disc Or Card (format Disc. Format Card)132................................................................................................................................................................
Protecting Disc From Writing (protect Disc)133................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Remaining Free Space On Disc Or Card (capacity)133................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Control Information Of Dvd-ram Disc (update Control Info.)134................................................................................................................................................................
Finalizing Dvd-r Disc (finalize Disc)135................................................................................................................................................................
Others136................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Movies Or Stills Independently (category)136................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back Scenes Repeatedly (repeat Play)136................................................................................................................................................................
Slide Show (continuous Playback Of Stills)137................................................................................................................................................................
(dz-gx20a/dz-mv780a)138................................................................................................................................................................
The Following Are Available When Connecting To Pc138................................................................................................................................................................
Contents On Provided Cd-rom140................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Software142................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Installer Screen142................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Dvd Video From Dvd-ram Disc Recorded On Dvd Video Camera/recorder147................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling Software149................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions When Using Dvd Video Camera/recorder By Connecting It To Pc149................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Video Editing Software150................................................................................................................................................................
Subsidiary Information151................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction To Optional Accessories151................................................................................................................................................................
Camera Accessories151................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply151................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Disc From Its Package152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing From/in Round Dvd Holder152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Disc From Cartridge153................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning153................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Setting Of Demonstration154................................................................................................................................................................
Terminology155................................................................................................................................................................
Infrared Sensor156................................................................................................................................................................
Sd Memory Card157................................................................................................................................................................
No Dvd Video Camera/recorder Operation - Check The Following158................................................................................................................................................................
Trouble Messages160................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting167................................................................................................................................................................
System Reset174................................................................................................................................................................
Major Specifications175................................................................................................................................................................
To Order In The United States178................................................................................................................................................................
To Order In The Canada178................................................................................................................................................................
Index179................................................................................................................................................................
Be Sure To Read The Following Before Opening The Package Of Cd-rom181................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty Limitations183................................................................................................................................................................
Important Notice183................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty184................................................................................................................................................................

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