JVC GR-DF428 Instruction Manual

Brightness Adjustment Of The Display, Tripod Mounting, Loading Unloading A Cassette

Brightness Adjustment Of The Display, Tripod Mounting, Loading Unloading A Cassette

EN
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GETTING STARTED
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GETTING
 ST
AR
TED
1
Set the Power Switch 
to “M” or “PLAY” while 
pressing down the Lock 
Button located on the 
switch. 
2
Open the LCD monitor 
fully. (
੬ pg. 19)
● To adjust the brightness of 
the viewfinder, pull out the 
viewfinder fully and set 
“PRIORITY” to “FINDER” 
(
੬ pg. 27, 30).
3
Press MENU. The 
Menu Screen appears.
4
Press   or   to select “n”, and press SET. 
The CAMERA DISPLAY or VIDEO DISPLAY 
Menu appears.
5
Press   or   to select “BRIGHT”, and press 
SET. The Menu Screen closes and the 
brightness control indicator appears.
6
Press < or > until the appropriate brightness 
is reached.
7
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. 
1
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 
automatically.
● Do not touch internal components.
2
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 
damage.
● 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 
continuing.
3
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 
it.
Brightness Adjustment Of The 
Display
Tripod Mounting
BRIGHT
MENU
SET
<
>
Loading/Unloading A Cassette
Make sure the window 
side is facing out.
Cassette holder cover
Cassette holder 
PUSH HERE
OPEN/EJECT
Erase 
protection tab
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