JVC GR-DF428 Instruction Manual

Operation Mode

Operation Mode

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GETTING STARTED
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GETTING
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Using AC Power
Perform steps 
4 – 5 in “Charging The Battery 
Pack”.
NOTE:
The provided AC Adapter features automatic 
voltage selection in the AC range from 110 V to 
240 V.
About Batteries
DANGER! Do not attempt to take the batteries 
apart, or expose them to flame or excessive 
heat, as it may cause a fire or explosion.
WARNING! Do not allow the battery or its 
terminals to come in contact with metals, as this 
can result in a short circuit and possibly start a 
fire.
To resume the original function of the 
accurate battery power indication
If the battery power indication differs from the 
actual operating time, fully charge the battery, and 
then run it down. However this function may not 
turn back if the battery was used for a long period 
of time under extremely high/low temperature 
condition or charged too many times.
To turn on the camcorder, set the Power Switch 
to any operation mode except “OFF” while 
pressing down the Lock Button located on the 
switch. 
Choose the appropriate operation mode 
according to your preference using the Power 
Switch. 
Power-Linked Operation
When the Power Switch is set to “A” or “M”, you 
can also turn on/off the camcorder by opening/
closing the LCD monitor or pulling out/pushing in 
the viewfinder.
INFORMATION:
The following explanations in this manual 
supposes the use of LCD monitor in your 
operation. If you want to use the viewfinder, 
close the LCD monitor and pull out the 
viewfinder fully.
Operation Mode
Power Switch Position
A (Full Auto Recording):
Allows you to record using NO special effects 
or manual adjustments. Suitable for standard 
recording.
The “A” indicator appears on the display.
POWER/
CHARGE lamp
Power Switch
Lock Button
M (Manual Recording):
Allows you to set various recording functions 
using the Menus. (
੬ pg. 27)
If you want more creative capabilities than Full 
Auto Recording, try this mode.
OFF:
Allows you to switch off the camcorder.
PLAY:
● Allows you to play back a recording on the 
tape.
● Allows you to set various playback functions 
using the Menus. (
੬ pg. 27)
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