basic operation of the camcorder

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 
camcorder.
Your camcorder turns on 
automatically when you open the 
LCD screen.
2.  To turn off the camcorder, press the 
Power (
) button for about one 
second.
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
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Power button
LCD screen