Pre recording Function

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Pre-recording Function

The camcorder will start recording 3 seconds before you press 

, ensuring you do not miss important shooting opportuni-

ties. This is especially useful when it is difficult to predict when to start 
recording.

1 Open (

) the joystick guide.

2 Select (

) [

 Pre REC] and press 

.

 appears.

• Press 

 again to turn pre-recording off.

3 Press . 

The scene recorded in the memory will start 
3 seconds before 

 was pressed.

NOTES

• While pre-recording is activated, the camcorder will not emit any notifi-

cation sounds.

• The camcorder will not record the full 3 seconds prior to pressing 

 if the button was pressed within 3 seconds of having 

turned on pre-recording or having finished the previous recording.

• The thumbnail displayed in the movie index screen is based on when 

 was pressed.

• Any of the following actions will deactivate the pre-recording function.

- Leaving the camcorder without any operation for 5 minutes.
- Pressing ,   

or 

.

- Changing the position of the camera mode dial.
- Setting the camcorder to standby mode.

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