Inserting a Cassette
You can use mini DV cassette with
Make sure that a power source is inserted.
(1) Slide EJECT. The cassette compartment automatically lifts up and opens.
(2) Insert a cassette (supplied) with the window facing out.
(3) Press the outside of the cassette compartment cover to close the compartment. The cassette
compartment automatically retracts.
(4) After the cassette compartment cover has retracted, press the upper cassette compartment cover
until it clicks.
To Eject the Cassette
Slide EJECT. After the cassette compartment opens, take out the cassette.
You cannot eject the cassette while C MEMORY appears in the viewfinder because the camcorder is
still writing information to the mini DV cassette mounted cassette memory (p. 83). In this case, the
cassette compartment automatically lifts up and opens after C MEMORY disappears.
To Prevent Accidental Erasure
Slide and open the tab on the cassette to expose the red mark. If you try to record with the red mark
and 6 indicators flash in the viewfinder, and you cannot record on the tape. To
rerecord on this tape, slide and close the tab to cover the red mark.