Recording Stills

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Recording Stills

Note

:

Recording of still images is possible on DVD-RAM disc and 
card.

1

Turn the DVD Video Camera on.

When using DVD-RAM disc:
Set the power switch to “

”.

When using card:
Set the power switch to “

”.

After the ACCESS indicator goes out, perform the 
subsequent operations:

2

Check the subject on the screen (viewfinder or LCD).

3

Press the REC button.

The DVD Video Camera automatically focuses on 
the subject at the center of screen (when auto focus is 
selected). 

The screen will be black, and then the recorded still 
will be displayed. When the “m” mark appears, you 
can proceed with the next recording; while “DISC 
ACCESS” or “CARD ACCESS” is being displayed, 
you cannot proceed with the next recording.

4

Set the power switch to “OFF” to turn the DVD Video 
Camera off.
Turn power off only after message “DISC ACCESS” 
disappears.

Note

:

See “Size and Quality of Photos” on page 33 for details 
about photos on card.

See “Check 2” on page 150 if recording photos is not 
possible.

Do not operate the power switch or remove the card while 
the ACCESS/PC or CARD ACCESS indicator is lit or 
blinking: Doing so may damage the card or the data on 
card.

With VDR-M70PP, the range of screen in which 
recording is possible will be different for movie and still.

The DVD Video Camera automatically sets the shutter 
speed between 1/800 and 1/30 second (between 1/800 
and 1/10 second if Program AE has been set to Low 
Light) depending on subject brightness.

ACCESS/PC 

indicator

CARD 

ACCESS 

indicator

Power switch

REC button