You can use the mini DV cassette only. You cannot use any other h 8 mm, H Hi8, j VHS, k S
VHS, VHSC, K S VHSC , l Betamax or ED Beta cassette.
When You Play Back
Using this camcorder, you cannot play back a tape that has recorded a copyright control signals for
copyright protection of software. COPY INHIBIT appears on the TV or in the viewfinder if you try
to play back such a tape. This camcorder does not record copyright control signals on the tape when it
When You Record
You cannot use this camcorder and the DV connecting cable to copy a tape that has recorded the
copyright control signals for copyright protection of software. "COPY INHIBIT" appears on the TV or
in the viewfinder if the play back signal of such a tape is input to this camcorder.
The camcorder records sound in stereo 1 only in 12 bit mode (32 kHz), but can play back sound
recorded in either stereo 1 or 2. Moreover, it can also play back sound recorded in 16 bit mode (32
kHz, 44.1 kHz or 48 kHz).
We recommend to use an ME cassette
You can get the highest quality pictures with this camcorder using an ME cassette which is the highest
You may not get as good quality with lesser quality cassettes.