Panasonic VDR-M50PP, VDR-M70PP Operating Instruction
This DVD Video Camera allows you to record using optical 18- (on VDR-M50PP) or 10- (on VDR-M70PP)
power zoom and digital zoom.
If you continue to hold the zoom lever on the “T” control
side with Dig. Zoom 40x or 240x specified, the digital
zoom will be activated midway (when optical 18-power
is exceeded on VDR-M50PP or optical 10-power is
exceeded on VDR-M70PP). You can set the digital zoom
up to 40x in photo mode, and 40x and 500x (on VDR-
M50PP) or 240x (on VDR-M70PP).
Press the MENU button,
choose “Dig. Zoom” on the
“Camera Functions Setup”
menu screen, and then press
the A button.
Choose the desired
magnification, and then press the A button.
Press the MENU button to end setting.
Moving the zoom lever will display the digital zoom
*500x will appear on VDR-M50PP; 240x will appear
Dig. Zoom setting will be stored in memory even if the
DVD Video Camera is turned off.
You can also use the DIGITAL ZOOM button on remote
controller to switch the digital zoom setting: Pressing the
button during movie recording will switch the setting
between “Off”, “40×” and “500x” (on VDR-M50PP) or
“240x” (on VDR-M70PP): Pressing the button during still
recording will switch between “Off” and “40×”.
If you set zoom to 500× (VDR-M50PP), 240× (VDR-
M70PP) when recording still, digital zoom will be up to
When a subject is zoomed, it may be momentarily out of
When digital zoom is engaged, the image quality will be
When using card, zooming only up to 40× is possible,
even when “500x” (on VDR-M50PP) or “240x” (on VDR-
M70PP) or “40×” has been chosen.
If the power switch is set to “
” with DVD-RAM disc
loaded, zooming only up to 40x is possible, even when
“500x” (on VDR-M50PP) or “240x” (on VDR-M70PP) has
When you record pictures, with 10x or more of
magnification, the DVD Video Camera is susceptible to
shake. We recommend using a tripod (only for VDR-
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When Dig. Zoom is "Off"
When Dig. Zoom is "On"(40x)
Digital zoom range
When Dig. Zoom is "On"(240x)*
Digital zoom range
(only in movie recording)
W:Recording wide area
T: Recording enlarged