Canon MV930 Instruction Manual. Page 1: Instruction Manual.
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Digital Mini Video Cassette Please read also the following instruction manual (electronic version on PDF file). For further details refer to the installation guide. • Digital Video Software Digital Video Camcorder Instruction Manual PUB.
DIE-245 Digital Video Software Version 19 Instruction Manual This instruction manual explains how to install the software, connect the camcorder to a computer, and download still images from a disc or a. Page 2: Important Usage Instructions. Important Usage Instructions Introduction WARNING! TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK) NO USER SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. WARNING! TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS PRODUCT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
Page 3: Using This Manual. Using this Manual Thank you for purchasing the Canon MV960/MV950/MV940/MV930. Please read this manual carefully before you use the camcorder and retain it for future reference. Should your camcorder fail to operate correctly, refer to the Troubleshooting table ( Change the display language before you begin ( Symbols and References Used in This Manual. Precautions related to the camcorder operation. Page 4: About The Operating Modes.
About the Operating Modes The operating modes are determined by the position of the CARD switch. Operating Modes Switch CAMERA PLAY CAMERA PLAY. Function can be used in this mode. Function cannot be used in this mode. Trademark Acknowledgments •.
Page 5: Table Of Contents. Table of contents Introduction Using this Manual. 3 Checking the Supplied Accessories.
7 Components Guide. 8 Basic Functions Preparations Preparing the Power Supply. 12 Loading/Unloading a Cassette. 15 Preparing the Camcorder.
16 Using the Wireless Controller. 17 Adjusting the LCD Screen.
18 Setting the Time Zone, Date and Time. 19 Recording Recording Movies on a Tape. 21. Page 6: Table Of Contents. Recording from Digital Video Devices (DV Dubbing).
73 Converting Analog Signals into Digital Signals (Analog-Digital Converter). 75 Audio Dubbing.
77 Transferring Video Recordings to a Computer. 80 Using a Memory Card Inserting and Removing a Memory Card. 81 Selecting the Image Quality/Size. 82 File Numbers. 84 Recording Still Images on a Memory Card.
85 Recording Movies on a Memory Card. 89. Page 7: Checking The Supplied Accessories. Checking the Supplied Accessories CA-570 Compact Power Adapter (incl.
NB-2LH Battery Pack power cord) Lithium Button Battery WL-D85 CR2025 for Wireless Wireless Controller Controller PC-A10 SCART IFC-300PCU USB Adapter* Cable * Europe only. Lithium Button Battery BP-2L5 Battery Pack CR1616 SS-900 Shoulder Strap STV-250N Stereo Video Cable.
Page 8: Components Guide. Components Guide MV960/MV950/MV940/MV930 Left side view Right side view Lens cover switch ( open, closed) LCD BACKLIGHT button ( Speaker ( CHARGE indicator ( CARD access indicator ( Memory card slot (. 85) Grip belt ( Terminal cover AV terminal (. Page 9: Front View, Rear View. Front view Rear view Remote sensor ( White LED light (assist lamp) ( Stereo microphone Viewfinder ( Dioptric adjustment lever ( BATT. (battery release) button ( LCD screen ( Joystick ( FUNC.
button ( D. EFFECTS button ( P. SET button ( WIDE SCR button ( DATA CODE button ( Backup battery compartment (.
Page 10: Top View, Bottom View. Top view Bottom view TAPE/CARD switch ( Program selector ( Easy recording Recording programs Zoom lever ( PHOTO button ( Cassette compartment ( Cassette compartment cover ( OPEN/EJECT Tripod socket ( switch (. START/STOP button ( 21, 89) CARD –/+ buttons ( DATE SEARCH buttons ( button ( –/ button ( PAUSE button ( SLOW button ( AUDIO DUB. button ( ZERO SET MEMORY button ( WL-D85 Wireless Controller START/ STOP PHOTO ZOOM CARD DATE SEARCH PLAY. Page 12: Preparing The Power Supply. Preparing the Power Supply Basic Functions Preparations Attaching the Battery Pack 1.
Turn the 2. Attach the battery pack to the camcorder. • Remove the terminal cover of the battery pack. • Press lightly and slide the battery pack in the direction of the arrow until it clicks. Charging the Battery Pack 1.
Page 13: Using A Household Power Source. Using a Household Power Source Connect to a household power source to use the camcorder without worrying about the battery power. You can keep the battery pack attached; the battery power will not be consumed. 1. Turn the switch to 2. Page 14: Installing The Backup Battery.
Charging, Recording and Playback Times The following times are approximate and vary according to the charging, recording or playback conditions. Battery Pack Charging Time Max.
Recording Time Viewfinder Typical RecordingTime* Viewfinder Playback Time * Approximate times for recording with repeated operations such as start/stop, zooming, power on/off. Page 15: Loading/unloading A Cassette. Loading/Unloading a Cassette Use only videocassettes marked with the 1. Slide the OPEN/EJECT and open the cassette compartment cover. The cassette compartment opens automatically. 2. Load/unload the cassette.
• Load the cassette with the window facing the grip belt. • Unload the cassette by pulling it straight out. Page 16: Preparing The Camcorder. Preparing the Camcorder Adjusting the Viewfinder (Dioptric Adjustment) 1. Turn on the camcorder and keep the LCD panel closed. 2.
Adjust the dioptric adjustment lever. Fastening the Grip Belt Adjust the grip belt so that you can reach the zoom lever with your index finger, and the start/stop button with your thumb. Page 17: Using The Wireless Controller. Using the Wireless Controller Point it at the camcorder’s remote sensor when you press the buttons. Inserting the Battery The wireless controller operates with a lithium button battery CR2025. 1.
Pull out the battery holder. 2.
Place the lithium button battery with the + side facing up. Page 18: Adjusting The Lcd Screen. Adjusting the LCD Screen Rotating the LCD Screen Open the LCD panel 90 degrees. • You can rotate the panel by 90 degrees outward.
• You can rotate the panel by 180 degrees inward. LCD Backlight LCD BACKLIGHT button You can switch the brightness of the LCD screen between normal and bright by pressing the LCD BACKLIGHT button. Page 19: Setting The Time Zone, Date And Time. Setting the Time Zone, Date and Time Set the time zone, date and time when you first start using your camcorder, or when you have replaced the backup battery. Setting the Time Zone/Daylight Saving Time MENU DATE/TIME SETUP 1. Press the FUNC. button to open the FUNC.
menu. The FUNC. 8. Press the FUNC. button to close the menu. Time Zones and Difference from GMT/UTC.
London Paris Cairo Moscow Dubai Karachi Dacca Bankok Singapore Tokyo Sydney Solomon Once you have set time zone, date and time, you do not need to reset the clock each time you travel to another time zone. Page 21: Recording Movies On A Tape. Recording Movies on a Tape Recording Before You Begin Recording Make a test recording first to check if the camcorder operates correctly.
If necessary, clean the video heads ( 114). Recording 1.
Open the lens cover (move the lens cover switch down to 2. About the LCD and viewfinder screen: The screens are produced with extremely high-precision manufacturing techniques, with more than 99. 99% of the pixels operating to specification. Less than 0. 01% of the pixels may occasionally misfire or appear as black or green dots.
This has no effect on the recorded image and does not constitute a malfunction. Reviewing and Searching when Recording Joystick Record Review In record pause mode, this function allows you to review the last few seconds of your recording to check if it has been recorded properly.
1. Set the program selector to 2. If the joystick guide does not appear on screen, press ( ) to display it. When the camcorder shuts off automatically, the record review and record search functions will not work. To resume normal operation turn the and then back to CAMERA. Screen Displays during Recording Time Code Indicates the recording time in hours, minutes and seconds. Remaining tape Indicates the remaining time of the tape in minutes.
Page 25: Zooming. Zooming The zoom is available in the on the tape, in addition to the 25x optical zoom you can also use the digital zoom. Zoom in 25x Optical Zoom Move the zoom lever toward W to zoom out (wide- angle). Move it toward T to zoom in (telephoto).
You can also change the zoom speed ( You can also use the T and W buttons on the wireless controller. Page 26: Digital Zoom. Digital Zoom When the digital zoom is activated, the camcorder automatically switches between optical and digital zoom. With digital zoom, image resolution becomes lower the more you zoom 100x/1000x digital zoom MENU 1. Press the FUNC.
button to open the FUNC. menu. 2. Selecting the Zoom Speed You can set the zoom speed to variable or to one of 3 levels of fixed zoom speeds.
When set to [VARIABLE], the zoom speed depends on how you activate the zoom lever. Press softly for a slower zoom or press more strongly for a faster zoom.
MENU CAMERA SETUP 1. Page 28: Tips For Making Better Videos. Tips for Making Better Videos Holding the Camcorder For maximum stability, grip the camcorder in your right hand and keep your right elbow pressed against your body. If necessary, support the camcorder with your left hand. Be careful that your fingers do not touch the microphone or lens. Page 29: Playing Back A Tape. Playing Back a Tape Playback If the playback picture is distorted, clean the video heads using a Canon Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available digital video head-cleaning cassette ( 1.
Set the camcorder to mode. Set the switch to PLAY and the TAPE/CARD switch to 2. Page 30: Special Playback Modes.
Special Playback Modes Joystick (Playback Pause) During normal playback, push the joystick ( button on the wireless controller. (Fast Forward Playback) / Plays back the tape at 11. 5 times normal speed (forward or reverse). During normal playback, hold the joystick pushed ( can also press and hold the FF instead. Page 31: Adjusting The Volume. Adjusting the Volume When you use the LCD screen for playback, the camcorder plays back the sound using the built-in speaker.
The sound will be muted when the LCD panel is closed or when there is a video input from the AV terminal ( Joystick MENU SPEAKER VOLUME. Page 32: Playing Back On A Tv Screen. Playing Back on a TV Screen TVs with SCART Terminal Refer also to the TV or VCR instruction manual. 1.
Turn off all the devices before starting the connections. 2. Connect the PC-A10 SCART Adapter to the TV or VCR’s SCART terminal. TVs with Audio/Video Terminals Refer also to the TV or VCR instruction manual. STV-250N Stereo Video Cable (supplied) 1.
Turn off all the devices before starting the connections. 2. Connect the STV-250N Stereo Video Cable to the camcorder’s AV terminal and the audio/video terminals on the TV/VCR.
Connect the white plug to the white audio terminal L (left), the red plug to the red audio terminal R (right) and the yellow plug to the yellow video terminal VIDEO. Page 34: Selecting The Type Of Tv.
Selecting the Type of TV During playback set the [TV TYPE] option according to the TV set to which you connect the camcorder. MENU 1. Press the FUNC.
button to open the FUNC. menu. 2. With the joystick select ( 3. Selecting the Audio Output Channel You can select the output channels when playing back a tape with audio recorded on two channels.
MENU AUDIO SETUP 1. Press the FUNC. button to open the FUNC. menu. 2. With the joystick select ( 3.
Page 36: Menus And Settings. Menus and Settings Advanced Functions The camcorder’s functions and settings are controlled from a series of menus that appear when you press the FUNC. button. Most basic functions appear on the first menu screen - the FUNC.
menu. For more advanced settings you have to open the setup menus by selecting the [MENU] option from the FUNC. Menu and Default Settings Default settings are shown in boldface.
Submenu Menu Item FUNC. menu Recording Programs* White Balance Image Effect Self Timer Digital Effects Still Image Recording CAMERA SETUP SHUTTR SPEED* A. SL SHUTTER D. ZOOM ZOOM SPEED IMG STAB* VCR SETUP REC MODE AUDIO SETUP WIND SCREEN*. Submenu FUNC.
menu Speaker Volume Recording Pause End Search Digital Effects Card Movie Size Still Image Quality VCR SETUP REC MODE TV TYPE AUDIO SETUP OUTPUT CH AUDIO DUB. WIND SCREEN 12bit AUDIO MIX BALANCE AUDIO MODE DISPLAY SETUP/ BRIGHTNESS TV SCREEN DISPLAYS 6SEC. DATE. Submenu Menu Item FUNC.
menu Recording Programs* White Balance Image Effect Self Timer Digital Effects Movie Recording Still Image Size/ Quality CAMERA SETUP SHUTTR SPEED* A. SL SHUTTER ZOOM SPEED FOCUS PRI. * REVIEW AUDIO SETUP* WIND SCREEN* DISPLAY SETUP/ BRIGHTNESS TV SCREEN LANGUAGE DEMO MODE SYSTEM SETUP. Submenu FUNC. menu Speaker Volume Slideshow Still Image Protection Print Order Transfer Order CARD OPERATIONS ERASE (Single Image Display) ERASE ERASE ALL IMAGES INITIALIZE CARD OPERATIONS (Index Screen) ORDER DISPLAY SETUP/ BRIGHTNESS TV SCREEN DISPLAYS DATA CODE LANGUAGE SYSTEM SETUP WL. REMOTE BEEP START-UP IMG.
Page 41: Using The Recording Programs. Using the Recording Programs Recording Easy Recording Program The camcorder adjusts focus, exposure and other settings automatically, allowing you to just point and shoot. Recording Programs Program AE The camcorder adjusts focus, exposure and other settings automatically.
However, you have the option of adjusting the settings manually. Beach Use this mode to record on a sunny beach. It prevents the subject from being underexposed. Sunset Use this mode to record sunsets in vibrant colors.
Spotlight Use this mode to record spotlit scenes. Fireworks Use this mode to record fireworks. Joystick Availability of Functions in Each Mode: Program Selector Recording Program Image Stabilizer (on) Focus White Balance Wind Screen Shutter Speed Exposure Adjustment Digital Effects Card Mix.
Available. Not available Shaded area. Can be used only in Selecting the Easy Recording Program Set the program selector to “. Selecting a Recording Program MENU PROGRAM AE 1. Set the program selector to 2. Press the FUNC.
button to open the FUNC. menu. 3.
With the joystick select ( programs icon. 4. Select ( ) the recording program from the options on the bottom bar. Page 45: Adjusting The Exposure Manually.
Adjusting the Exposure Manually Adjust the exposure when a backlit subject becomes underexposed, or overexposed due to bright light. Joystick 1.
Set the program selector to 2. If the joystick guide does not appear on screen, press ( ) to display it.
3. Page 46: Adjusting The Focus Manually. Adjusting the Focus Manually Autofocus may not work well on the following subjects. In such case, focus manually. Subjects with low Reflective contrast or without surfaces Joystick 1. Set the program selector to 2. Adjust the zoom.
When you operate the zoom after adjusting the focus, the subject may not stay in focus. • To return to autofocus, push the joystick ( disappear and [FOCUS] will turn white again. 6. Push the joystick ( 7. If necessary, press ( The manual focus will reset to autofocus when you set the program selector to Infinity Focus Use this function when you wish to focus on faraway subjects such as mountains or fireworks. Page 48: Setting The White Balance. Setting the White Balance You can use the preset modes to reproduce colors more accurately, or set a custom white balance to obtain the optimal setting.
AUTO DAYLIGHT TUNGSTEN White sheet or paper (if you select Joystick MENU AUTO 1. Set the program selector to 2.
Page 49: Selecting An Image Effect. Use the auto setting for normal outdoor scenes. When the program selector is set to [AUTO].
The camcorder retains the custom white balance setting even if you turn it off. When you have set the custom white balance: - Depending on the light source, “ better than with the auto setting. Page 50: Setting The Shutter Speed. Setting the Shutter Speed You can adjust the shutter speed manually to make stable shots of fast moving subjects.
Available shutter speed settings: AUTO, 1/50, 1/120, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000 AUTO, 1/50, 1/120, 1/250 MENU 1. Set the program selector to 2. Page 51: Auto Slow Shutter. Auto Slow Shutter In the Easy Recording mode or when the shutter speed is set to [AUTO] in the Program AE recording program, the camcorder uses shutter speeds down to 1/25 ) and 1/12.
5 ( in places with insufficient lighting. However, you can set the camcorder not to use a slow shutter speed. Page 52: Using The Led Light.
You can turn on the LED light at any time regardless of the recording program. White LED light Press the LIGHT button. • “ ” appears on the screen.
• The LED light turns on and off with each press of the button. Do not point the LED light at persons while they are driving. Page 53: Using The Self-timer. Using the Self-Timer The self-timer can be used for recording movies or still images. FUNC. button MENU SELF TIMER OFF 1. Open the FUNC.
menu and select ( 2. Set ( ) it to [SELF TIMER ON] and close the menu. When recording movies: 3. Page 54: Changing The Recording Mode (sp/lp). Changing the Recording Mode (SP/LP) You can choose between SP (standard play) and LP (long play). LP extends the tape usage by 1.
5 times. MENU 1. Open the FUNC. menu, select ( 2. Select ( ) the [VCR SETUP] menu and press ( the [REC MODE] option and press ( 3. Page 55: Audio Recording.
Audio Recording Changing the Audio Mode You can record sound in two audio modes—16-bit and 12-bit. The 12-bit mode records sound on two channels (stereo 1), leaving 2 channels free (stereo 2) for adding new sound later. Select the 16-bit mode for higher sound quality. MENU AUDIO SETUP 1.
Page 56: Using Digital Effects. Using Digital Effects Faders ( Begin or end scenes with a fade to or from black. Fade Trigger (FADE-T) Corner Wipe (CORNER) Flip (FLIP) Zigzag (ZIGZAG) Tide (TIDE) Wipe (WIPE) Jump (JUMP) Puzzle (PUZZLE) Beam (BEAM). Effects ( Add flavor to your recordings.
Black and White (BLK&WHT) Mosaic (MOSAIC) Wave (WAVE) Card Mix ( You can choose one of the sample images from the collection on the supplied disk (picture frames and backgrounds) and combine it with the live video recording. Page 58: Selecting An Effect. Selecting a Fader mode, set the program selector to MENU D. EFFECT OFF 1. Open the FUNC. menu and select ( effects icon. 2.
Select ( ) the [FADER] option and press ( 3. Select ( ) a setting option, press ( the menu. The symbol of the selected effect will appear on screen. 4.
Press the D. EFFECTS button. • The symbol of the selected effect will turn green. • The effect can be activated/deactivated by pressing the D.
EFFECTS button. Selecting an Effect in When recording still images, only the [BLK&WHT] effect is available. Page 60: Widescreen Tv Recording (16:9). Widescreen TV Recording (16:9) The camcorder uses the full width of the CCD providing high-resolution 16:9 recording. Press the WIDE SCR button.
• “ ” disappears and the picture changes to 4:3 aspect ratio. • On the LCD screen: Widescreen video will display normally; video in 4:3 aspect ratio will appear with black side bars. Page 61: Magnifying The Image. Magnifying the Image Playback The playback image can be magnified up to 5 times. Joystick 1. Move the zoom lever toward T.
• The image is magnified by 2 times. • A frame appears indicating the position of the magnified area. •. Page 62: Displaying The Data Code.
Displaying the Data Code The camcorder maintains a data code containing the recording date and time. You can select the data code combination and display it during playback. Joystick MENU 1. Open the FUNC.
menu, select ( 2. Select ( ) the [DISPLAY SETUP/ select ( ) the [DATA CODE] option and press (. Page 63: End Search. End Search When you have played back a tape, you can use this function to locate the end of the last recorded scene. Joystick In stop mode: 1. Open the FUNC.
menu, select ( 2. Select ( ) [EXECUTE] and press ( •. Page 64: Returning To A Pre-marked Position. Returning to a Pre-marked Position If you wish to return to a particular scene later, mark the point with the zero set memory and the tape will stop at that point when you rewind/fast forward the tape. This function is operated with the wireless controller.
Page 65: Date Search. Date Search You can locate the change of the date/time zone with the date search function. This function is operated with the wireless controller. Press the button to begin searching. • Press more than once to search for further date changes (up to 10 times).
Page 66: Changing The Display Language. Changing the Display Language Other Functions The language used for screen display and menu items can be changed. The available set of languages varies depending on the region. Follow the procedure below to check which set of languages are provided with your camcorder. Language Set A Language Set B MENU.
Page 67: Other Camcorder Settings. Other Camcorder Settings Beep You will hear a beep upon camcorder operations such as power on/off, start/stop, self- timer countdown, and unusual conditions of the camcorder. If you turn off the beep, all camcorder sounds will be turned off. MENU SYSTEM SETUP To turn off the beep: 1. Page 68: Turning Off The Image Stabilizer. The image stabilizer might not be as effective when using the recording program.
Changing the Display of the Start-Up Image You can set whether the Canon logo will be displayed or not when you turn on the camcorder. MENU To turn off the start-up image: 1. Page 69: Demonstration Mode. Demonstration Mode The demonstration mode displays the camcorder’s main features. It starts automatically when you leave the camcorder turned on (using the power adapter) without loading a recording media for more than 5 minutes. However, you can set the camcorder not to start the demonstration mode. Recording to a VCR or Digital Video Editing Device You can copy your recordings by connecting the camcorder to a VCR or a digital video device.
If you connect a digital video device, you can copy recordings with virtually no generation loss in image and sound quality. We recommend powering the camcorder from a household power source. When connecting a VCR, the quality of the edited tape will be slightly lower than that of the original. When connecting a digital video device: - If the picture does not appear, reconnect the DV cable or turn the camcorder off and back on again. Recording from Analog Video Devices (VCR, TV or Camcorder) You can record videos or TV programs from a VCR or analog camcorder on the tape in the camcorder. 1. Connect the camcorder to the analog video device.
See Playing Back on a TV Screen ( 2. Recording from Digital Video Devices (DV Dubbing) You can record from other digital video devices equipped with a DV terminal with virtually no loss in picture and sound quality. 1. Connect the camcorder to the digital video device.
See Connecting a Digital Video Device ( 2. Concerning Copyright Copyright Precaution Certain pre-recorded video tapes, films and other materials, as well as some television programmes are copyrighted. Unauthorised recording of these materials may violate copyright protection laws.
Copyright Signals During playback: If you try to play back a tape that contains copyright control signals for protection of software, “COPYRIGHT PROTECTED PLAYBACK IS RESTRICTED”. Page 75: Converting Analog Signals Into Digital Signals (analog-digital Converter). Converting Analog Signals into Digital Signals (Analog-Digital Converter) By connecting the camcorder to a VCR or 8mm video camcorder, you can convert analog video/audio signals to digital signals and output the digital signals via the DV terminal. The DV terminal serves as output terminal only. Connecting the Devices Turn off all the devices before starting the connections. Turning On the Analog-Digital Converter MENU 1. Open the FUNC.
menu, select ( 2. Select ( ) the [VCR SETUP] menu and press ( the [AV DV] option and press ( 3.
Set it to [ON] and press ( menu. Depending on the signal sent from the connected device, the conversion from analog to digital signals might not work properly (e. signals that include copyright protective signals or anomalous signals such as ghost signals). Page 77: Audio Dubbing.
Audio Dubbing You can add sound to a recording using the built-in microphone (MIC. IN). You can also record additional sound from external audio devices (AUDIO IN). This function is operated with the wireless controller. Connecting an External Audio Device Refer also to the instruction manual of the connected device. Audio device (e.
Press the AUDIO DUB. button on the wireless controller. “AUDIO DUB. ” and “ 8. Press the PAUSE to begin dubbing. • Audio device: Begin playback. • Microphone: Speak into the microphone.
9. Press the STOP to stop dubbing. Audio device: Stop playback. Use only tapes recorded in SP mode 12-bit audio sound with this camcorder. Playing Back the Added Sound You can select to play back Stereo 1 (original sound), Stereo 2 (added sound), or adjust the balance of both sounds.
MENU AUDIO SETUP 1. Open the FUNC. menu, select ( 2. Select ( ) the [AUDIO SETUP] menu and press ( ) the [12bit AUDIO] option and press ( 3. Page 80: Transferring Video Recordings To A Computer.
Transferring Video Recordings to a Computer Transferring Using a DV Cable You can transfer recordings to a computer equipped with a IEEE1394 (DV) terminal or IEEE1394 capture board. Use the editing software supplied with your computer/capture board to transfer video recording from tape to computer.
Refer to the instruction manual of the software. Page 81: Inserting The Card, Removing The Card. Inserting and Removing a Memory Using a Memory Card Card You can use commercially available SD Memory Cards or MultiMediaCards (MMC) with this camcorder. The SD Memory Card has a protect switch to prevent accidental erasure. Memory cards have front and back sides that are not interchangeable.
Page 82: Selecting The Image Quality/size. Selecting the Image Quality/Size You can select the still image size from L 1024x768 or S 640x480 and the still image quality from Super Fine, Fine and Normal. MENU 1. Open the FUNC. menu and select ( 2. Select ( ) the desired image size.
Page 83: Changing The Movie Size. Changing the Still Image Quality during a Tape’s Playback While playing back a tape you can capture a scene as a still image on the memory card. the still image size will be S 640x480, but you can select the still image quality. Page 84: File Numbers.
File Numbers Images are automatically assigned file numbers from 0101 to 9900 and stored in folders containing up to 100 images. Folders are assigned numbers from 101 to 998. You can choose to use consecutive file numbers (CONTINUOUS) or to reset the file number each time a different memory card is inserted (RESET). Page 85: Recording Still Images On A Memory Card.
Recording Still Images on a Memory Card You can record still images with the camcorder or record as still images scenes from a video recording on the tape or from an external video signal from the DV terminal only: also from the AV terminal). You can also record a still image on the memory card while you record a movie on the tape. Connection to a computer or PictBridge compliant printer will not work when the memory card contains more than 1800 images. For best performance, we recommend not recording more than 100 images on the memory card when you plan to connect the camcorder to a computer or printer. When you are using a Macintosh computer, you may not be able to download image with ImageBrowser or with OS standard software when the memory card contains more than 1000 images.
Recording from a Tape in the Camcorder 1. Play back the tape. 2. Press the PHOTO button halfway when the scene you wish to record appears. • The camcorder pauses playback.
The remaining image capacity and other information appear. • When you press the PHOTO button on the wireless controller, recording starts immediately. Page 88: Reviewing A Still Image Right After Recording. Reviewing a Still Image Right after Recording You can select to display a still image for 2, 4, 6, 8 or 10 seconds after it has been recorded. MENU 1. Open the FUNC. menu, select ( 2.
Select ( ) the [CAMERA SETUP] menu and press ( ) the [REVIEW] option and press ( 3. Page 89: Recording Movies On A Memory Card.
Do not load/unload a cassette during recording. We recommend using a Canon SD Memory Card, or an SD Memory Card with a transfer rate of more than 2 MB/sec. right after initializing it with this camcorder.
With memory cards not initialized with this camcorder, or when recording/erasing has been repeatedly performed, the writing speed may be lower and recording may stop. You can record as movies on the memory card scenes captured from external video devices connected through the DV terminal. to digital conversion to input video through the AV terminal. For connecting instructions, refer to pages 32 and 70.
1. Set the camcorder to •.
Page 91: Selecting The Focusing Point. Selecting the Focusing Point You can change the AF (autofocus) frame selection mode. When the program selector is set to. the focusing point will automatically be set to [ON: AiAF]. 9 Point AiAF Depending on the shooting conditions, one or more AF frames out of the 9 frames available are automatically selected and focused on. Page 92: Playing Back A Memory Card. Playing Back a Memory Card You can display a single image, 6 at one time (index screen (slide show 93).
Use the Card Jump function to quickly locate an image without displaying them one by one ( Joystick 1. Set the camcorder to 2.
Page 93: Index Screen. Slide Show MENU SLIDESHOW 1. Open the FUNC. menu and select ( 2. Press ( ) to start the slide show.
• Images and movies are played back one after another. • Press ( ) again to stop the slide show. Index Screen 1. Page 94: Protecting Images. Protecting Images You can protect important images from accidental erasure when displaying a single image or index screen. If a memory card is initialized, all still images and movies, even protected ones, will be erased permanently. Movies can only be protected when the first scene is displayed as a still image.
MENU PROTECT OFF 1. Page 95: Erasing Images. Erasing Images You can erase images one at a time or all at once. Be careful when erasing images. Erased images cannot be recovered. Protected images cannot be erased.
Movies can only be erased when the first scene is displayed as a still image. Erasing a Single Image 1. Page 96: Initializing A Memory Card.
Initializing a Memory Card Initialize new memory cards, or when you get the message “CARD ERROR”. You can also initialize a memory card to erase all data recorded on it. Initializing a memory card erases all data, including protected images.
Images erased by initializing cannot be recovered. Page 97: Printing Still Images. You can use the print order settings for direct printing of still images recorded on the memory card ( Canon printers: SELPHY CP, SELPHY DS and PIXMA printers Connecting the Printer to the Camcorder 1. Turn off the camcorder and insert a memory card that contains still images.
Press ( ) during printing. A confirmation dialog appears. Select [OK] and press ( ). With Canon’s PictBridge compatible printers, the printing will stop immediately (even if not completed) and the paper will be fed through. Printing Errors If an error occurs during the printing process, an error message appears 112).
Page 99: Selecting The Print Settings. [PAPER SIZE] is set to [10 x 14. 8 cm], select as the layout 2-, 4-, 9- or [16- UP]; when [PAPER SIZE] is set to [A4], select as the layout [4-UP]. Canon PIXMA/SELPHY DS printers: you can also print on the specially designed Photo Stickers sheets. Paper Settings 1.
In the print setting menu, select ( [PAPER] option and press ( 2. Select ( ) the paper size and press ( Select the paper size of the paper set in your printer. 3. Select ( ) the paper type and press ( Select the paper type of the paper set in your printer. Page 101: Printing With Print Order Settings.
Printing with Print Order Settings You can select still images for printing and set the number of copies. These print order settings are compatible with the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standards and can be used for printing on DPOF compatible printers ( can be selected. Erasing All Print Orders MENU 1. Open the FUNC. menu, select ( 2.
Select ( ) the [CARD OPERATIONS] menu and press ( select ( ) the [PRINT ORD. ALL ERASE] option and press ( 3. Select ( ) [YES] and press ( close the menu. Transferring Memory Card Images to a Transferring Images Computer With the supplied USB cable and Digital Video Software, you can browse and archive images or arrange still images for printout. For details, refer to the Digital Video Software instruction manual (PDF file). Do not disconnect the USB cable, open the memory card cover, remove the memory card, change the position of the TAPE/CARD switch or turn off the camcorder and computer while data is being transferred to the computer (while.
Page 104: Direct Transfer. Direct Transfer You can transfer images to a computer by operating the camcorder.
ALL IMAGES. NEW IMAGES. TRANSFER ORDERS. SELECT & TRANSFER. Allows you to select an image and transfers the WALLPAPER. Preparations The first time you connect the camcorder to the computer, you need to install the software and set the auto-launch setting. 2.
Select ( ) [OK] and press ( • The images are transferred to the computer and displayed in the Main Window of ZoomBrowser EX. • The camcorder displays the transfer menu when transfer is complete. • To cancel transfer, select ( FUNC. Page 106: Selecting Images For Transfer (transfer Order). Selecting Images for Transfer (Transfer Order) You can select images for transfer to the computer.
These transfer settings are compatible with the Digital Print Order Format (DPOF) standards. A maximum of 998 images can be selected.
Do not connect a USB or DV cable to the camcorder while setting the transfer orders. MENU TRANS. ORDER OFF 1. Page 107: Screen Displays. Screen Displays Additional Information Hiding the Displays on the LCD Screen You can hide the displays on the LCD screen to have a clear screen for playback.
MENU DISPLAY SETUP/ 1. Open the FUNC. menu, select ( 2.
Select ( ) the [DISPLAY SETUP/ select ( ) the [DISPLAYS] option and press (. Screen Displays during Recording/Playback (see also Operating mode ( Exposure adjustment ( Recording program ( White balance ( Image effects ( Self-timer (. Recording. Record pause. Stop. Eject. Playback.
Fast forward. Rewind Digital effects ( Shutter speed ( Exposure lock ( Recording reminder (. (see also Recording program ( Single still image icon Movie size ( Still image size/quality ( Focusing frame ( Remaining card capacity for still images Joystick guide ( Camcorder shake warning ( AF/AE locked ( Slide show ( Protect mark ( File number ( Current image/Total number of images Still image size (. Page 110: List Of Messages. List of Messages Message SET THE TIME ZONE, DATE AND TIME CHANGE THE BATTERY PACK THE TAPE IS SET FOR ERASURE PREVENTION REMOVE THE CASSETTE CHECK THE INPUT CONDENSATION HAS BEEN DETECTED CONDENSATION HAS BEEN DETECTED REMOVE THE CASSETTE TAPE END CHECK THE CASSETTE [REC MODE] CHECK THE CASSETTE. Memory Card Related Messages Message NO CARD Memory card not is inserted into the camcorder.
THE CARD IS SET FOR SD Memory Card is set for erasure prevention. Replace the card ERASURE PREVENTION or change the position of the protect switch. NO IMAGES No images are recorded on the memory card. Direct Print Related Messages Following messages may appear on the camcorder screen. On printers equipped with an operation panel, an error number or message displays on the panel. Refer to the printer’s manual for the remedies corresponding to the error numbers or messages.
Message PAPER ERROR NO PAPER. Page 113: Maintenance/others. Maintenance/Others Camcorder Handling Precautions Do not carry the camcorder by the LCD panel. Do not leave the camcorder in places subject to high temperatures, such as a sun- heated car, and high humidity. Do not use the camcorder near strong electric or magnetic fields such as above TVs, near plasma TVs or mobile phones.
When the playback picture becomes distorted, the video heads need to be cleaned. To maintain the best picture quality, we recommend cleaning the video heads frequently with the Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available dry cleaning cassette.
When condensation is detected: The camcorder stops operating and the warning message “CONDENSATION HAS BEEN DETECTED” appears for approx. 4 seconds and “ If a cassette is loaded, the warning message “REMOVE THE CASSETTE” appears and “ ” starts flashing. Remove the cassette immediately and leave the cassette compartment open. About the battery terminal cover The battery terminal cover has a [ differentiate between charged and uncharged battery packs. For example, with charged battery packs, attach the terminal cover so that the [ label.
Back side of the battery pack Lithium Button Battery Handling Precautions WARNING! •. We recommend saving backups of memory card images on your computer’s hard drive or other external memory device. Image data may be corrupted or lost due to memory card defects or exposure to static electricity. Canon Inc. makes no warranties for corrupted or lost data. Page 118: Using The Camcorder Abroad. You can use the compact power adapter to operate the camcorder and to charge battery packs in any country with power supply between 100 and 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz.
Consult the Canon Service Center for information on plug adapters for overseas use. Playback on a TV Screen You can only play back your recordings on TVs with PAL system. Page 119: Troubleshooting.
Troubleshooting If you have a problem with your camcorder, refer to this checklist. Consult your dealer or a Canon Service Center if the problem persists.
Power Source Problem Camcorder will not turn on. Battery pack is exhausted. Battery pack is not correctly attached. Recording Problem Image will not appear on the screen. “SET THE TIME ZONE, DATE AND TIME” appears on the screen. Pressing the start/stop button will not start recording. Camcorder will not focus.
A vertical light bar appears on the screen. Viewfinder picture is blurred. Playback Problem Pressing the playback button Camcorder is turned off, or is does not start playback. not set to The TAPE/CARD switch is set to CARD. Cassette is not loaded.
Tape reached the end (“ screen). Image will not appear on the TV screen. Page 122: System Diagram. System Diagram WS-20 Wrist Strap SS-900 Shoulder Strap MiniDV Video Cassette WL-D85 Wireless Controller * The BP-2L5 is not available as a separate optional accessory. (Availability differs from area to area) CB-2LTE CBC-NB2 Battery Charger Car Battery Charger STV-250N Stereo Video Cable CV-150F/CV-250F DV Cable SD Memory Card.
Page 123: Optional Accessories. Use of genuine Canon accessories is recommended. This product is designed to achieve excellent performance when used with genuine Canon accessories. Canon shall not be liable for any damage to this product and/or accidents such as fire, etc. caused by the malfunction of non-genuine Canon accessories (e.
a leakage and/or explosion of a battery pack). SC-2000 Soft Carrying Case A handy camcorder bag with padded compartments and plenty of space for accessories. This mark identifies genuine Canon video accessories. When you use Canon video equipment, we recommend Canon-brand accessories or products bearing the same mark.
Page 125: Specifications. ** This camcorder supports Exif 2. 2 (also called “Exif Print”).
Exif Print is a standard for enhancing the communication between camcorders and printers. By connecting to an Exif Print-compliant printer, the camcorder’s image data at the time of shooting is used and optimized, yielding extremely high quality prints. Input/Output Terminals AV Terminal DV Terminal USB Terminal Power/Others Power supply (rated) Power consumption (AF on) Operating temperature Dimensions (W x H x D) Weight (camcorder body only) CA-570 Compact Power Adapter Power supply Power consumption Rated output Operating temperature Dimensions Weight Battery type.
Page 127: Index. Index 16:9 (Widescreen). 60 6-second auto date. 62 Abroad, using the camcorder. 118 Accessories.