Basic Shooting D S C Snapshot

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D.S.C. RECORDING
You can use your camcorder as a Digital Still 
Camera for taking snapshots. Still images are 
stored in the memory card.
NOTE:
Before continuing, perform the procedures listed 
below:
● Power (੬ pg. 13)
● Loading a Memory Card (੬ pg. 18)
1
Remove the lens cap.
2
Open the LCD monitor fully. (
੬ pg. 19)
3
Set the VIDEO/MEMORY Switch to 
“MEMORY”.
4
Set the Power Switch to “REC” while pressing 
down the Lock Button located on the switch.
● To change the Picture Quality, ੬ pg. 31, 34.
5
Press SNAPSHOT. The “PHOTO” indication 
appears while the snapshot is being taken.
● To delete unwanted still images, refer to “Deleting 
Files”. (
੬ pg. 29)
● When you do not want to hear the shutter sound, 
set “MELODY” to “OFF”. (
੬ pg. 31, 33)
NOTE:
If shooting is not performed for approx. 5 minutes 
when the Power Switch is set to 
“REC” and power 
is supplied from the battery pack, the camcorder 
shuts off automatically to save power. To perform 
shooting again, push back and pull out the 
viewfinder again or close and re-open the LCD 
monitor.
Approximate Number of Storable Images
● The number increases or decreases depending 
on the Picture Quality/Image Size, etc.
*
Optional     
Basic Shooting (D.S.C. Snapshot)
Power Switch
Lock Button
VIDEO/
MEMORY
SNAPSHOT
Image Size/Picture 
Quality
SD Memory Card*
8 MB 16 MB 32 MB 64 MB
640 x 480/FINE
47
95
205
425
640 x 480/STANDARD
160
295
625 1285
Image Size/Picture 
Quality
MultiMediaCard*
8 MB
16 MB 32 MB
640 x 480/FINE
55
105
215
640 x 480/STANDARD
190
320
645
DIGITAL STILL CAMERA (D.S.C.) RECORDING & 
PLAYBACK
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