Panasonic VDR-M50PP, VDR-M70PP Operating Instruction
Turn the DVD Video Camera on.
Set the power switch to “
” to turn the DVD Video
After the ACCESS/PC indicator goes out, perform
the subsequent operations:
Check the subject on the screen (viewfinder or LCD).
If using the viewfinder, pull it out.
Press the REC button.
The “m” mark in the viewfinder or on the LCD
screen will change to the “n” mark, and
recording will start.
During recording, the recording indicator on the front
of the DVD Video Camera will light.
Pressing REC again during recording will set the
DVD Video Camera to recording pause mode.
When recording is finished, turn the DVD Video
See “Check 1” on page 150 when recording movie is not
See “Check 4” on page 150 if it takes some time before
recording is possible.
See “Check 5” on page 151 if the DVD Video Camera
does not operate.
See page 54 for on-screen information display.
It is recommended that you use DVD-RAM disc from
which recorded contents can be deleted.
Sound is recorded from the internal stereo microphone
on the front of DVD Video Camera: Take care that this
microphone is not blocked.
You can press the REC button immediately after the DVD
Video Camera enters recording pause mode, but no
further recording can be made while “DISC ACCESS” is
Recording will restart after the message disappears.
Do not turn power off while message “DISC ACCESS” is
Take care that power is not interrupted while the
ACCESS/PC indicator is blinking.
The minimum recordable time of movie is approximately
See page 93 for setting of Record LED (recording
For various functions available during recording, see
“Setting Up Camera Functions” on page 80.
Panasonic cannot be responsible for video and audio that
cannot be recorded or edited because of any defect.
The power switch can be changed even during recording,
but the operation will not be changed.
Each time the DVD Video Camera enters the recording
pause mode, the counter display will be reset to
When using DVD-R disc, do not perform the following, or
data on the disc may not be read:
- Using another device, doing additional recording on
DVD-R disc first recorded on this DVD Video Camera
- Using this DVD Video Camera, doing additional
recording on DVD-R disc recorded on another device
It is recommended that you set the LOCK switch to
the left) to prevent the power switch in the “
from accidentally moving to “
Before You Begin
• Insert a recordable DVD-RAM or DVD-R disc into this DVD Video Camera.
Pressing REC once will
pressing it once again
will temporarily stop