IDENTIFICATION AND OPERATION OF CONTROLS

IDENTIFICATION AND OPERATION OF CONTROLS 
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IDENTIFICATION AND OPERATION OF CONTROLS 
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Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) 
Displays what the camcorder lens sees. The electronic viewfinder also functions as a convenient monitor during 
playback of recorded material. 
For VM-8500LA 
Diopter Control 
Use this control to focus the viewfinder. 
Speaker 
You can listen to the recorded sound. 
"OPEN" button 
Push this button to open the LCD monitor 
Bright Control 
Use this to adjust the brightness of the LCD screen.  See "Adjusting the brightness of the LCD screen" on 
page 9. 
Volume Control 
Use this to adjust the volume when viewing a played back picture on the LCD monitor.  See "PLAYBACK" on 
page 22. 
LCD Monitor 
You can view the pictures as they are being recorded and play them back immediately after recording on the 3-
inch LCD screen. 
"INST.ZOOM" (Instant Zoom) Button 
Use this button to magnify the image being recorded 1.5 times. 
"DIGITAL EFFECT" Button 
Use this button to add special effects to your recording. 
You can select five modes -- the 16x9 mode, negative/positive mode, x240 digital zoom mode, half-mirror mode 
and mosaic mode.  (See "DIGITAL EFFECTS RECORDING" on page 30.) 
"DIGITAL FADE" Button 
During recording you can add a professional touch to your recordings by fading in and out of scenes. 
You can select the seven fade modes -- the white fade, black, yellow, blue and green wipe fade, zoom fade and 
black-and-white fade.