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When "DISPLAY" is pressed so the display appears in the viewfinder or on the LCD screen, the tape remaining
display shows the remaining length of tape that can be used for recording and playback, using seven dashes.
This feature is handy when recording since it lets you know how long you can record on the loaded tape.
Insert a cassette in the camcorder and start recording or playback; 10 seconds later, the remaining tape will be
displayed. When the cassette is ejected, the display will disappear. "
" is displayed for 10 seconds
after the tape starts to run.
• When the remaining recording tape time becomes less than about five minutes, "TAPE END" flashes in the
• With some tapes, "TAPE END" may appear slightly earlier, but you can continue recording.
PROGRAM AE (Auto Exposure)
Program AE automatically selects the shutter speed 1/60,1/100,1/120,1/180, 1/250, 1/350,1/500, l/750, 1/1000,
1/1500, 1/2000 or 1/4000 second that is optimum for the brightness of the subject. The iris is also adjusted
automatically in response to the shutter speed.
• Press the power zoom switch on the "W" side, and the picture gradually widens.
• Press the power zoom switch on the "T" side, and the picture gradually becomes telescopic.
When "DISPLAY" is pressed so the display appears in the viewfinder or on the LCD display and the power
zoom switch is pressed, the zoom position is displayed in the viewfinder in 10 steps for several seconds.