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When you press "F.FWD" or "REW/REVIEW" during playback, the tape will be played back at a speed about 3
times faster than the normal playback speed, and you can easily locate a certain spot on the tape. Press
"PLAY" to return to normal playback mode or press "STOP/EJECT" to stop tape movement.
NOTE: There will be some noise (interference) in the forward or reverse search pictures while visually scanning.
When the tape reaches its end during playback, it automatically rewinds to the beginning and stops.
The date and time can be recorded on your tapes to act as a handy reference when viewing them at a later
Use the following procedure to set up this display for the current date and time.
The time backup battery is rechargeable. Charge the backup battery every two months. Set "CAM/OFF/VIDEO"
to "OFF" position and connect a charged battery or AC adaptor/charger to the camcorder for 24 hours.
Make sure that the current time is displayed correctly before you start recording.
The backup battery should be charged every two months. If it is not charged periodically, it will be
over-discharged and its life will be shortened.
• A cassette cannot be loaded or ejected when setting the date and time.
• If you leave the powered camcorder for 10 minutes without a cassette inserted when the date has not
been set or the backup battery is dead, the camcorder demonstration mode will start. To cancel the
demonstration mode, disconnect the power from camcorder and reconnect it, or insert a cassette.