Shutter speed (p. 40)
The amount of time the shutter is open. The faster the shutter speed is the less blurring occurs even if
shooting a moving subject. This camcorder adjusts shutter speed automatically depending on the
speed of the subject, or it can be adjusted manually (selectable).
Standby Mode (p. 10)
The camcorder is ready to start recording, recording standby mode. To set standby mode, turn
Time code (p. 11)
The time code indicates the frame by frame position of the tape as a serial number of hour, minute,
second, and frame. As the picture and counter reading are identical, you can locate a desired scene
precisely with the counter.
This camcorder uses the drop frame mode which adjusts the difference between the logical time code
(running at 30 frames/s) and real NTSC system time code (running at 29.97 frames/s) so that the two
are in sync.
White balance (p. 43)
Adjusts the color balance so that white subjects look white. In this camcorder, automatic adjustment,
manual adjustment, w(outdoor), and e(indoor) are selectable.
Zebra pattern (p. 42)
Diagonal stripes which show the signal level of a subject appear in the viewfinder. The portion of the
picture where the zebra pattern appears is an area of high brightness and overexposure.