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Hitachi DZ-GX20A Service Manual

Hitachi DZ-GX20A Service Manual (194 pages)

DVD VIDEO CAMERA/RECORDER  
Brand: Hitachi | Category: Camcorder | Size: 10.39 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents2................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Precaution For Repair5................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions5................................................................................................................................................................
Electrostatic Protection Measures6................................................................................................................................................................
Cautions When Handling Dvd Drive6................................................................................................................................................................
Lead-free Solder7................................................................................................................................................................
Notes When Using Service Manual9................................................................................................................................................................
General Description11................................................................................................................................................................
Overview11................................................................................................................................................................
Servicing Method11................................................................................................................................................................
Features12................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications12................................................................................................................................................................
Major Differences From Previous Models15................................................................................................................................................................
Compatibility Of Recorded Discs18................................................................................................................................................................
Names Of Parts19................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Abbreviations And Terms For Dvd Video Camera/recorders21................................................................................................................................................................
Description Of Operation23................................................................................................................................................................
Description Of Structure23................................................................................................................................................................
Description Of Newly Adopted Technology25................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting26................................................................................................................................................................
Procedure For Troubleshooting26................................................................................................................................................................
Problem Guide27................................................................................................................................................................
Messages And Troubleshooting33................................................................................................................................................................
Display Of Error Codes And Troubleshooting43................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Error Codes And Clearing Them43................................................................................................................................................................
Details Of Error Codes Display44................................................................................................................................................................
Major Error Codes And Troubleshooting44................................................................................................................................................................
Disc Load Check Flowchart46................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning Disc And Optical Pickup47................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Versions Of Firmware And Updating48................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Firmware Versions49................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Firmware50................................................................................................................................................................
Trouble Diagnosis52................................................................................................................................................................
Trouble Diagnosis Flowchart52................................................................................................................................................................
Reassembly To Enable Service Position64................................................................................................................................................................
Procedure For Removing Disc From Faulty Dvd Video Camera/recorder68................................................................................................................................................................
Item To Be Checked68................................................................................................................................................................
How To Remove Disc68................................................................................................................................................................
System Resetting/resetting Camera Functions69................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Items To Be Reset69................................................................................................................................................................
System Reset Procedure71................................................................................................................................................................
Procedure For Resetting Camera Functions72................................................................................................................................................................
Special Functions73................................................................................................................................................................
Forced Initialization Of Dvd-ram73................................................................................................................................................................
Eeprom Data Backup And Write74................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly And Reassembly78................................................................................................................................................................
Items To Be Checked78................................................................................................................................................................
Order Of Disassembly78................................................................................................................................................................
Disassembly80................................................................................................................................................................
Lens Hood [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]80................................................................................................................................................................
Top Cover [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]80................................................................................................................................................................
Cushion F And Cushion R [dz-gx20a/ Mv780a/mv730a]81................................................................................................................................................................
Lens Cover [dz-gx20a/mv730a]81................................................................................................................................................................
L Block [dz-gx20a/mv730a]82................................................................................................................................................................
L Block [dz-mv780a]83................................................................................................................................................................
Front Block [dz-gx20a/mv730a]84................................................................................................................................................................
Lens Cover And Front Case [dz-mv780a]85................................................................................................................................................................
Ael Circuit Board [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]86................................................................................................................................................................
Man Circuit Board And Rear Block [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]87................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Case And Evf Unit [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]88................................................................................................................................................................
Hand Strap [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]88................................................................................................................................................................
L Cover88................................................................................................................................................................
Accessory Shoe And She-h Circuit Board [dz-gx20a/mv730a]89................................................................................................................................................................
Camera Block [dz-gx20a/mv730a]90................................................................................................................................................................
Camera Block [dz-mv780a]90................................................................................................................................................................
Flash Unit [dz-gx20a]91................................................................................................................................................................
Accessory Shoe And She-m Circuit Board [dz-mv780a]92................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Cover [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]92................................................................................................................................................................
R Case, Frame, Disc Drive Unit And93................................................................................................................................................................
[dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]93................................................................................................................................................................
Lock Unit [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]94................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustment Cover , L Case, And Lcd Unit [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]94................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Case U And Fulcrum Unit [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]95................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd Case B [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]96................................................................................................................................................................
Microphone And Front Case [dz-gx20a/mv780a/mv730a]98................................................................................................................................................................
Frame [dz-gx20a]99................................................................................................................................................................
Lens Frame, Lens Unit, Cushion And Crystal Filter [dz-mv780a]100................................................................................................................................................................
Ccd Image Sensor And Gsl-m Circuit Board [dz-mv780a]100................................................................................................................................................................
Lens Frame And Lens Unit [dz-mv730a]101................................................................................................................................................................
Ccd Image Sensor And Gsl-l Circuit Board [dz-mv730a]101................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustment102................................................................................................................................................................
Creating Reference Data102................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Jigs And Tools Used When Creating Reference Data103................................................................................................................................................................
Reference Data104................................................................................................................................................................
Copying Or Deleting Adjustment Program107................................................................................................................................................................
Data Creation Program107................................................................................................................................................................
Setups For Adjustment113................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Reference Data113................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Jigs And Tools For Adjustment114................................................................................................................................................................
Charts For Adjustment114................................................................................................................................................................
Connections For Adjustment114................................................................................................................................................................
Settings For Adjustment116................................................................................................................................................................
Starting And Terminating Adjustment Program118................................................................................................................................................................
List Of Adjustment Items121................................................................................................................................................................
Hierarchy Diagram121................................................................................................................................................................
Replacing Major Components122................................................................................................................................................................
Purpose Of Adjustments And Incompleted Phenomenon124................................................................................................................................................................
Adjustment Procedure125................................................................................................................................................................
Initial Data Write125................................................................................................................................................................
Video Level126................................................................................................................................................................
Burst Level127................................................................................................................................................................
Autofocus128................................................................................................................................................................
Auto Iris Control129................................................................................................................................................................
Sampling Pulse130................................................................................................................................................................
Linearity131................................................................................................................................................................
Matrix132................................................................................................................................................................
Chroma Gain133................................................................................................................................................................
Spot Noise135................................................................................................................................................................
Lcd136................................................................................................................................................................
Exploded View143................................................................................................................................................................
Exploded Views143................................................................................................................................................................
Dz-gx20a Camera144................................................................................................................................................................
Dz-mv730a Camera144................................................................................................................................................................
Dz-mv780a145................................................................................................................................................................
S Schematic & Wiring Diagrams146................................................................................................................................................................
Dz-gx20a/mv730a Wiring Diagram146................................................................................................................................................................
Dz-mv780a Wiring Diagram147................................................................................................................................................................
Gsl-h148................................................................................................................................................................
Gsl-m149................................................................................................................................................................
Gsl-l150................................................................................................................................................................
Frt-h/frt-m/frt-l151................................................................................................................................................................
Avj-h/avj-m/avj-l151................................................................................................................................................................
She-h152................................................................................................................................................................
She-m152................................................................................................................................................................
Drf-h/drf-m/drf-l153................................................................................................................................................................
Ael154................................................................................................................................................................
Camera Dsp [man155................................................................................................................................................................
Codec [man156................................................................................................................................................................
Reg [man157................................................................................................................................................................
Plug [man158................................................................................................................................................................
Lens Drive [man159................................................................................................................................................................
Ael [pattern No. Ja2296-7165................................................................................................................................................................
Ael [pattern No. Ja2296-8165................................................................................................................................................................
Man167................................................................................................................................................................
B Block Diagrams168................................................................................................................................................................
Video/audio Signal Process168................................................................................................................................................................
Power-1169................................................................................................................................................................
Power-2170................................................................................................................................................................
Parts List171................................................................................................................................................................

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Hitachi DZ-GX20A Instruction Manual

Hitachi DZ-GX20A 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................................................................................................................................................................
Hitachi DZ-GX20A Instruction Manual

Hitachi DZ-GX20A Instruction Manual (190 pages)

Hitachi Camcorder User Manual  
Brand: Hitachi | Category: Camcorder | Size: 11.74 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents12................................................................................................................................................................
Checking Provided Accessories15................................................................................................................................................................
Names Of Parts16................................................................................................................................................................
Discs And Cards24................................................................................................................................................................
Available Discs24................................................................................................................................................................
Information On Dvd-r Disc25................................................................................................................................................................
Examples Of Discs That Cannot25................................................................................................................................................................
Camera/recorder25................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Discs26................................................................................................................................................................
Disc Cleaning26................................................................................................................................................................
Available Cards27................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Capacity On Disc28................................................................................................................................................................
Size And Quality Of Photos30................................................................................................................................................................
Holding Dvd Video Camera/recorder31................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Shoulder Strap32................................................................................................................................................................
Attaching Lens Cap32................................................................................................................................................................
Inserting Battery Into33................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Battery From33................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Image On Lcd Monitor35................................................................................................................................................................
Closing Lcd Monitor36................................................................................................................................................................
Viewing Subject Through Viewfinder36................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Date And Time37................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Display Format And Time38................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up The Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Charging Battery39................................................................................................................................................................
Recording Movie50................................................................................................................................................................
Recorder50................................................................................................................................................................
Screen50................................................................................................................................................................
Information52................................................................................................................................................................
Playing Back58................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting To A Tv77................................................................................................................................................................
Recording80................................................................................................................................................................
Or Card82................................................................................................................................................................
Frame106................................................................................................................................................................
For Editing (editing Play List)127................................................................................................................................................................
Changing Title Of Play List (title)130................................................................................................................................................................
Verifying Remaining Free Space On Disc Or Card (capacity)133................................................................................................................................................................
Finalizing Dvd-r Disc (finalize Disc)135................................................................................................................................................................
Others135................................................................................................................................................................
On Card137................................................................................................................................................................
Displaying Installer Screen142................................................................................................................................................................
Installing Software142................................................................................................................................................................
Uninstalling Software149................................................................................................................................................................
Camera Accessories151................................................................................................................................................................
Power Supply151................................................................................................................................................................
Removing And Replacing From/in Round Dvd Holder152................................................................................................................................................................
Removing Disc From Cartridge153................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning153................................................................................................................................................................
Terminology155................................................................................................................................................................
Photo156................................................................................................................................................................
Disc156................................................................................................................................................................
Card162................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-ram Disc)176................................................................................................................................................................
Dvd-rdisc)176................................................................................................................................................................

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