Samsung HMX-M20BN, HMX-M20SN Owner Manual


•  This camcorder records video in H.264 
(MPEG4 part10/AVC) format and in High 
Definition Video (HD-VIDEO) or Standard 
Definition Video(SD-VIDEO).
•  Please note that this camcorder is not 
compatible with other digital video 
•  Before recording important video, make 
a trial recording. 
Play back your trial recording to make sure 
the video and audio have been recorded 
•  We can not compensate you for damage 
to or loss of your recorded contents:
-  Samsung cannot compensate you for 
any damage caused when a recording 
cannot be played back because of a 
defect in the camcorder or memory card. 
Samsung cannot be responsible for your 
recorded video and audio.
-  Recorded contents may be lost due to a 
mistake when handling this camcorder 
or memory card, etc. Samsung shall 
not be responsible for compensation for 
damages due to the loss of recorded 
•  Make a backup of important recorded 
Protect your important recorded data 
by copying the files to a PC. We also 
recommend you to copy it from your PC 
to other recording media for storage. 
Refer to the software installation and USB 
connection guide.
•  Copyrights: Please note that this 
camcorder is intended for individual use 
Data recorded on the storage media in this 
camcorder using other digital/analog media 
or devices is protected by the copyright 
act and cannot be used without permission 
of the owner of the copyright, except for 
personal enjoyment. Even if you record 
an event such as a show, performance 
or exhibition for personal enjoyment, it is 
strongly recommended that you obtain 
permission beforehand.
Thank you for purchasing this Samsung 
Camcorder. Please read this user manual 
carefully before you use the camcorder and 
keep it handy for future reference. Should 
your camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer 
to Troubleshooting.
This User Manual covers HMX-M20SN, 
HMX-M20BN models. 
•  The HMX-M20SN, HMX-M20BN do not 
have built-in flash memory and use memory 
cards. Although some features of HMX-
M20SN, HMX-M20BN models are different, 
they operate in the same way.
•  Illustrations of model HMX-M20SN are 
used in this user manual.
•  The displays in this user manual may not be 
exactly the same as those you see on the 
LCD screen.
•  Designs and specifications of the 
camcorder and other accessories are 
subject to change without any notice.
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