SAFETY WARNINGS
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean;
WARNING
There is a potential risk of death or serious injury.
CAUTION
There is a potential risk of personal injury or damage 
to the product.
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, 
or personal injury when using your camcorder, follow 
these basic safety precautions.
Here are hints or page number references you will 
find helpful when you operate the camcorder.
Settings required before using a function.
These warning signs are here to prevent injury to you and others.
Please follow them explicitly. After reading this section, keep it in a 
safe place for future reference.
PRECAUTIONS
Warning!
 
When using the AC power adapter with your camcorder, connect the 
adapter to an outlet with protective grounding.
Do not expose the camcorder battery to direct sunlight, heaters, 
radiators, fire, or any source of excessive heat.
Caution
If you replace the battery with the wrong battery, you can cause an 
explosion. Replace only with the same battery or an equivalent type.
To disconnect the apparatus from the mains, the plug must be pulled out 
from the mains socket, therefore the mains plug shall be readily operable.
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 models SMX-F0, SMX-F, 
SMX-F4, SMX-F00, SMX-F01 and SMX-F0.
The SMX-F50, SMX-F500, SMX-F501 and SMX-F530 do not 
have built-in flash memory and uses memory cards. Although 
some features of the SMX-F50, SMX-F53, SMX-F54, SMX-F500, 
SMX-F501 and SMX-F530 models are different, they operate in 
the same way.
Illustrations of model SMX-F50 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.
In this user manual’s function description tables, the icon 
shown in the on-screen display column will appear on the 
screen when you set the corresponding function.
Ex) TV Super Fine - "Video Resolution" Submenu item 
 page 4
Item
Use
On-screen 
display
"TV Super 
Fine"
Videos recorded in 720x576 (50i) resolution at 
super-fine image quality.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON USE
Before reading this user manual
About this user manual
ii
iii
ii
iii