RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS
User-friendly SMART AUTO optimizes your camcorder to the
recording conditions automatically, providing beginners with the
Press the Home ( ) button
touch “Smart Auto”.
Smart Auto (
) indicator appears on the LCD screen.
Align your subject in the frame.
The camcorder automatically detects the scene (Landscape,
etc.) and adjusts the camcorder settings accordingly.
The appropriate scene icon appears on the LCD screen.
Appears when recording at night. (Night)
Appears when recording images of landscapes with backlighting. (Backlight)
Appears when recording people. (Portrait)
Appears when recording a very bright scene. (White)
Appears when recording an outdoor scene. (Landscape)
Appears when recording images using close-up. (Macro)
Appears when recording images of clear skies. (Blue sky)
Appears when recording images of forested areas. (Natural green)
Appears when recording images of sunsets. (Sunset)
To record the video or photo, press the Recording start/stop
To cancel the Smart Auto mode, press the Home ( ) button
Most settings are automatically adjusted in the Smart Auto mode. To
set or adjust functions on your own, select “Manual” on the Home
When the camcorder fails to recognize the recording situations, it
records in the basic setting (
The camcorder may not select the correct scene depending on
shooting conditions, such as camcorder shake, lighting, and distance
to the subject.
The camcorder may not detect the portrait mode depending on the
orientation or the brightness of faces.