The camcorder operates the self-diagnosis function when powered on. If a warning message
appears, refer to ‘warning indicators and messages’ (pages 102~106) and take corrective actions.
If you close the LCD screen when the power is on, the power saving mode activates. page 23
The camcorder turns on automatically if connecting the AC power adaptor or inserting the battery
to the camcorder with the LCD screen open.
basic operation of the camcorder
TURNING YOUR CAMCORDER ON/OFF
1. Open the LCD screen to turn on the
Your camcorder turns on
automatically when you open the
2. To turn off the camcorder, press the
) button for about one
When you use your camcorder for the fi rst time or reset it, the time zone screen appears at start-up.
Select your geographical location, and then set the date and time. page 26
If you do not set the date and time, the time zone screen appears every time you turn on the camcorder.
When using this camcorder for the fi rst time