Make sure that a power source and a cassette are inserted. You can hear the beep sound, indicated
in the illustrations, which confirms your operation. Before you record one time events, you
may want to make a trial recording to make sure that you are using the camcorder correctly.
(1) Remove the hood cap, and attach it to the grip strap.
(2) While pressing the centre button on the POWER switch, set it to CAMERA.
(3) Turn STANDBY up.
(4) Press START/STOP. The camcorder starts recording. The REC indicator appears in the
viewfinder, and the red lamps on the front and back of the camcorder and in the viewfinder light.
When ND ON flashes in the viewfinder
Set ND FILTER to ON.
To Stop Recording Momentarily [a]
Press START/STOP again. The STBY indicator appears in the viewfinder (Standby mode).
To Finish Recording [b]
Press START/STOP to stop recording. Turn the POWER switch to OFF. Then, eject the cassette and
battery (p. 8, 9).
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