Basic Recording For Digital Still Camera (D.S.C.)
Basic Shooting (Snapshot)
You can use your camcorder as a Digital Still Camera for
You should already have performed the procedures listed
below. If not, do so before continuing.
● Power (
● Grip Adjustment (
● Viewfinder Adjustment (
● Picture Quality Mode Setting (
SNAPSHOT MODE SELECTION
Set the VIDEO/DSC Switch to “
”, then set the
Power Switch to “
” or “
” while pressing down
the Lock Button located on the switch.
Choose the appropriate Snapshot mode from the 5
available by repeatedly pressing MODE until the
desired snapshot mode indicator appears.
•The available Snapshot modes are the same as
those on pg. 16.
The image is stored in the camcorder’s built-in
To Delete Unwanted Still Images . . .
.... when unwanted still images are stored in the
camcorder’s built-in memory or its memory is full,
refer to “Deleting Images” (
pg. 38) and delete
unwanted still images.
● Even if “MULTI-4” or “MULTI-9” is engaged, Snapshot
recording will be performed in the FULL mode during
● Even if “DIS” is set to “ON” (
pg. 24), the Stabiliser
will be disabled.
● If Snapshot recording is not possible, “PHOTO” blinks
when SNAPSHOT is pressed.
● The Motor Drive mode (
pg. 16) is disabled when the
VIDEO/DSC Switch is set to “
● 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 shooting is not performed for approx. 5 minutes when
the Power Switch is set to “
” or “
” and power is
supplied from the battery pack, the camcorder shuts off
automatically to save power. To perform shooting again,
set the Power Switch to “OFF”, then to “
” or “
● Some sample images have been stored in the built-in
memory at the factory. If you wish to delete them, first
remove the “Protect” function (
pg. 37), then perform
the “Delete” function (
VIDEO/DSC Switch (Open the
LCD monitor to access this switch.)
1 0 / 3 0
Number of shots taken
Displays the number of images that
have already been shot.
Total number of shots
Displays the approximate total number of shots that
can be stored, including those already taken. The
number increases or decreases depending on the shots
stored, the Picture Quality mode, etc.
Picture Quality mode
Displays the Picture Quality mode of the stored
image. There are 2 modes available:
FINE and STD (Standard) (
Appears during shooting.
Appears and blinks during shooting.