CONTENTS, GETTING STARTED, VIDEO RECORDING PLAYBACK, ADVANCED FEATURES, REFERENCES, TERMS

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CONTENTS
GETTING STARTED
6
Index ................................................................. 6
Provided Accessories ..................................... 10
Power.............................................................. 11
Operation Mode .............................................. 13
Language Settings.......................................... 14
Date/Time Settings ......................................... 14
Grip Adjustment .............................................. 14
Viewfinder Adjustment .................................... 15
Brightness Adjustment Of The Display ........... 15
Tripod Mounting.............................................. 15
Loading/Unloading A Cassette ....................... 16
VIDEO RECORDING & PLAYBACK
17
VIDEO RECORDING ........................................... 17
Basic Recording.............................................. 17
Tape Remaining Time ................................ 17
LCD Monitor And Viewfinder ...................... 18
Zooming...................................................... 18
Journalistic Shooting .................................. 19
Time Code .................................................. 19
Quick Review.............................................. 19
Recording From The Middle Of A Tape...... 19
VIDEO PLAYBACK ............................................. 20
Normal Playback............................................. 20
Still Playback .............................................. 20
Shuttle Search ............................................ 20
Blank Search .............................................. 20
Connections To A TV Or VCR ........................ 21
ADVANCED FEATURES
24
MENUS FOR DETAILED ADJUSTMENT.................. 24
Changing The Menu Settings ......................... 24
Recording Menus............................................ 25
Playback Menus ............................................. 28
FEATURES FOR RECORDING............................... 30
LED Light ........................................................ 30
5-Second Recording ....................................... 30
Night-Scope .................................................... 30
Snapshot (For Video Recording) .................... 31
Manual Focus ................................................. 31
Exposure Control ............................................ 32
Iris Lock .......................................................... 32
Backlight Compensation ................................. 33
Spot Exposure Control.................................... 33
White Balance Adjustment.............................. 34
Manual White Balance Adjustment................. 34
Wipe Or Fader Effects .................................... 35
Program AE With Special Effects ................... 36
EDITING............................................................ 37
Dubbing To A VCR ......................................... 37
Dubbing To Or From A Video Unit Equipped With 
A DV Connector (Digital Dubbing) .............. 38
Connection To A Personal Computer ............. 39
REFERENCES
41
TROUBLESHOOTING .......................................... 41
USER MAINTENANCE......................................... 45
CAUTIONS ........................................................ 46
SPECIFICATIONS................................................ 49
TERMS
50
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