Operation Mode

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GETTING STARTED
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GETTING
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Using AC Power
Perform steps 
4 – 5 in “Charging The Battery 
Pack”.
NOTE:
The provided AC Adapter features automatic 
voltage selection in the AC range from 110 V to 
240 V.
About Batteries
DANGER! Do not attempt to take the batteries 
apart, or expose them to flame or excessive 
heat, as it may cause a fire or explosion.
WARNING! Do not allow the battery or its 
terminals to come in contact with metals, as this 
can result in a short circuit and possibly start a 
fire.
To resume the original function of the 
accurate battery power indication
If the battery power indication differs from the 
actual operating time, fully charge the battery, 
and then run it down. However this function may 
not turn back if the battery was used for a long 
period of time under extremely high/low 
temperature condition or charged too many 
times.
To turn on the camcorder, set the Power Switch 
to any operation mode except “OFF” while 
pressing down the Lock Button located on the 
switch. 
Choose the appropriate operation mode 
according to your preference using the Power 
Switch. 
Operation Mode
Power Switch Position
A (Full Auto Recording):
Allows you to record using NO special effects 
or manual adjustments. Suitable for standard 
recording.
The “A” indicator appears on the display.
M (Manual Recording):
Allows you to set various recording functions 
using the Menus. (
੬ pg. 24)
If you want more creative capabilities than Full 
Auto Recording, try this mode.
OFF:
Allows you to switch off the camcorder.
PLAY:
● Allows you to play back a recording on the 
tape.
● Allows you to set various playback functions 
using the Menus. (
੬ pg. 24)
POWER/
CHARGE
M
A
POWER/
CHARGE lamp
Power Switch
Lock Button
MENU/DATA
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