Set the Power Switch
to “M” or “PLAY” while
pressing down the Lock
Button located on the
Open the LCD monitor
੬ pg. 19)
● To adjust the brightness of
the viewfinder, pull out the
viewfinder fully and set
“PRIORITY” to “FINDER”
੬ pg. 27, 30).
Press MENU. The
Menu Screen appears.
Press or to select “n”, and press SET.
The CAMERA DISPLAY or VIDEO DISPLAY
Press or to select “BRIGHT”, and press
SET. The Menu Screen closes and the
brightness control indicator appears.
Press < or > until the appropriate brightness
Press MENU to clear the brightness control
indicator from the display.
To attach the camcorder
to a tripod, align the
direction stud and screw
to the mounting socket
and stud hole on the
camcorder. Then tighten
the screw clockwise.
● Some tripods are not
equipped with studs.
The camcorder needs to be powered up to load
or eject a cassette.
Slide and hold OPEN/EJECT in the direction
of the arrow, then pull the cassette holder cover
open until it locks. The cassette holder opens
● Do not touch internal components.
Insert or remove a tape and press “PUSH
HERE” to close the cassette holder.
● Be sure to press only the section labelled “PUSH
HERE” to close the cassette holder; touching
other parts may cause your finger to get caught in
the cassette holder, resulting in injury or product
● Once the cassette holder is closed, it recedes
automatically. Wait until it recedes completely
before closing the cassette holder cover.
● When the battery pack’s charge is low, you may
not be able to close the cassette holder cover. Do
not apply force. Replace the battery pack with a
fully charged one or use AC power before
Close the cassette holder cover firmly until it
locks into place.
To protect valuable recordings
Slide the erase protection tab on the back of the
tape in the direction of “SAVE”. This prevents the
tape from being recorded over. To record on this
tape, slide the tab back to “REC” before loading
Brightness Adjustment Of The
Loading/Unloading A Cassette
Make sure the window
side is facing out.
Cassette holder cover
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