RECORDING

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MULTI-9
Multi-Analyser9
FRAME
Snapshot mode with
frame*
FULL
Snapshot mode with no
frame*
MULTI-4
Multi-Analyser 4
* There is the sound effect of a shutter closing.
RECORDING
  Basic Recording For Video (cont.)
Snapshot (For Video Recording)
This feature lets you record still images that look like
photographs onto a tape.
SNAPSHOT MODE SELECTION
1
Set the VIDEO/DSC Switch to “VIDEO”, then set the
Power Switch to “
” or “
” while pressing down
the Lock Button located on the switch.
2
Choose the appropriate Snapshot mode from the 5
available by repeatedly pressing MODE until the
desired snapshot mode indicator appears.
SNAPSHOT RECORDING
1
Press SNAPSHOT.
If you press during Record-Standby . . .
.... “PHOTO” appears and a still image will be
recorded for approx. 6 seconds, then the
camcorder re-enters the Record-Standby mode.
If you press during Recording . . .
.... “PHOTO” appears and a still image will be
recorded for approx. 6 seconds, then the normal
recording resumes.
Motor Drive Mode
Keeping SNAPSHOT pressed provides an effect similar to
serial photography. (Interval between still images: approx.
1 second)
NOTES:
● Even if “MULTI-4” or “MULTI-9” is engaged, Snapshot
recording will be performed in the FULL mode during
Digital Zoom.
● If Snapshot recording is not possible, “PHOTO” blinks
when SNAPSHOT is pressed.
● If Programme AE with special effects (
 pg. 28) is
engaged, certain modes of Programme AE with special
effects are disabled during Snapshot recording. In such a
case, the icon blinks.
● If SNAPSHOT is pressed when “DIS” is set to “ON”
(
 pg. 24), the Stabiliser will be disabled.
● When “REC SELECT” is set to “
/
” in the
Menu Screen (
 pg. 25), still images are recorded not
only onto the tape but also in the camcorder’s built-in
memory. If SNAPSHOT is pressed when a tape is not
loaded, still images will not be recorded in the memory.
● To dub images recorded on a tape to the camcorder’s
built-in memory, 
 pg. 47.
● During tape playback as well, all snapshot modes are
available when “
 COPY” is set to “OFF” in the
Menu Screen (
 pg. 32). However, the shutter sound is
not heard.
● During  Snapshot recording, the image displayed in the
viewfinder may be partially missing. However, there is
no effect in the recorded image.
● When a cable is connected to the AV connector, the
shutter sound is not heard from the speaker, however it
is recorded onto the tape.
 will appear while the snapshot is being taken.
Power Switch
SNAPSHOT Button
Lock Button
MODE Button
VIDEO/DSC Switch (Open the
LCD monitor to access this switch.)
PIN-UP
Pin-Up mode*
Snapshot mode