Before continuing, perform the procedures listed
● Power (੬ pg. 13)
● Loading A Cassette (੬ pg. 17)
Remove the lens cap. (
੬ pg. 11)
Open the LCD monitor fully.
Set the Power Switch to “A” or “M” while
pressing down the Lock Button located on the
● The POWER/CHARGE lamp lights and the
camcorder enters the Record-Standby mode.
“PAUSE” is displayed.
● To record in LP (Long Play) mode, ੬ pg. 28.
To start recording, press the Recording Start/
Stop Button. “T REC” appears on the display
while recording is in progress.
To stop recording, press the Recording Start/
Stop Button again. The camcorder re-enters the
Approximate recording time
● If the Record-Standby mode continues for
5 minutes, the camcorder’s power shuts off
automatically. To turn the camcorder on again,
push back and pull out the viewfinder again or
close and re-open the LCD monitor.
● When a blank portion is left between recorded
scenes on the tape, the time code is interrupted
and errors may occur when editing the tape. To
avoid this, refer to “Recording From The Middle Of
A Tape” (
੬ pg. 21).
● To turn the beep sounds off, ੬ pg. 27, 29.
Tape Remaining Time
Approximate tape remaining
time appears on the display.
“– h – – m” means the
camcorder is calculating the
remaining time. When the
remaining time reaches 2 minutes, the indication
● The time required to calculate and display the
remaining tape length, and the accuracy of the
calculation, may vary according to the type of tape
LCD Monitor And Viewfinder
While using the LCD monitor:
Make sure the viewfinder is pushed back in. Pull
on the end
of the LCD monitor and open the
LCD monitor fully. It can rotate 270° (90°
downward, 180° upward).
While using the viewfinder:
Make sure the LCD monitor is closed and
locked. Pull out the viewfinder fully.
Recording Start/Stop Button
Power Zoom Lever
VIDEO RECORDING & PLAYBACK
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