Notes on the indicator in the viewfinder
The state of the indicator shows as follows:
Slow flashing: White balance is not adjusted.
Fast flashing: White balance is being adjusted after pressing the button.
Lights up: White balance has been adjusted.
When the indicator remains flashing even if you press the button, shoot in automatic white balance
mode. Press WHT BAL until no indicator appears in the viewfinder or set HOLD/AUTO LOCK selector to
Notes on white balance
When you shoot with studio lighting or video lighting, use the e (indoor) mode.
When you shoot with fluorescent lighting, use automatic white balance mode. If you use the e mode,
white balance may not be adjusted appropriately.
Shooting when the lighting condition changes
When the lighting condition has changed, readjust the white balance with the button while the
camcorder is in Standby mode. This button does not function during recording.
When you adjust the exposure (iris) and shutter speed manually, and move from indoors to outdoors or
vice versa, set HOLD/AUTO LOCK selector to AUTO LOCK, then set HOLD/AUTO LOCK selector to the
center position again.
When you move from indoors to outdoors or vice versa, or detach the battery for replacement while
shooting in automatic white balance mode, point the camcorder at a white subject about 10 seconds before
you start recording.