When there is dew condensation, put the camcorder aside
for a while before using
What is dew condensation?
Dew condensation happens when a camcorder is moved to a
location where there is a significant temperature difference from
the previous location. The dew condenses on the external or
internal parts of the camcorder, and on the reflection lens. If there
is dew on or in your camcorder, it may cause the camcorder to
malfunction or damage the camcorder when you turn the power
Exactly when does dew condensation occur?
When you move the camera to a location with a higher
temperature than the previous location, or when you move it to a
hot area suddenly. Examples:
- You record outside in cold weather during the winter and then
move the camera in indoors.
- You record outside in hot weather after being indoors or inside a
car where the A/C was running.
What can I do?
- Turn the power off, detach the battery, and leave the camcorder
in a dry area for 1~2 hours before using it.
Use the camcorder only after dew condensation has completely
Be sure to use the recommended accessories supplied with the
camcorder. For service, contact your nearest Samsung authorized
USING YOUR CAMCORDER ABROAD
Each country or region has its own electric and color systems.
Before using your camcorder abroad, check the following items.
The AC adaptor provided lets you power, recharge, and use your camcorder in
any country/region that has AC power in the 100 V to 240 V, 50/60 Hz range.
You may need a commercially available AC plug adaptor depending on the
design of local wall outlets.
On TV color systems
Your camcorder is an NTSC based camcorder. If you want to view your
recordings on a TV or copy them to an external device, it must be an NTSC
based TV or external device and have the appropriate Audio/Video jacks.
Otherwise, you may need to use a separate video format transcoder (For
example, an NTSC to PAL format converter).
The format transcoder is not provided by Samsung.
Bahamas, Canada, Central America, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Philippines,
Taiwan, United States of America, etc.
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, China, CIS, Czech Republic,
Denmark, Egypt, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Great Britain, Holland,
Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Libya, Malaysia, Mauritius,
Norway, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Spain,
Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Thailand, Tunisia, etc.
You can make recordings with your camcorder and view pictures
on the LCD screen anywhere in the world.