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FCC STATEMENT

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for Class B digital devices, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.This equipment generates uses and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. Use of shielded cable is required to comply with Class B limits in Subpart B of Part 15 of the FCC rules. Do not make any changes or modifications to the equipment unless otherwise specified in the manual. If such changes or modifications should be made, you could be required to stop operation of the equipment. Notice If static electricity or electromagnetism causes data transfer to discontinue midway (fail), restart the application or disconnect and connect the communication cable (USB, etc.) again.

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Product Information
Product design and specifications are subject to change without notice. This includes primary product specifications, software, software drivers, and user’s manual. This User Manual is a general reference guide for the product. The product and accessories that come with your camera may be different from those described in this manual. This is due to the fact that different retailers often specify slightly different product inclusions and accessories to suit their market requirements, customer demographics, and geographical preferences. Products very often vary between retailers especially with accessories such as batteries, chargers, AC adapters, memory cards, cables, pouches, and language support. Occasionally a retailer will specify a unique product color, appearance, and internal memory capacity. Contact your dealer for precise product definition and included accessories. The illustrations in this manual are for the purpose of explanation and may differ from the actual design of your camera. The manufacturer assumes no liability for any errors or discrepancies in this user manual.

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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS
Read and understand all Warnings and Cautions before using this product.

Warnings
If foreign objects or water have entered the camera, turn the power off and remove the battery. Continued use might cause fire or electric shock. Consult the store of purchase. If the camera has fallen or its case has been damaged, turn the power off and remove the battery. Continued use might cause fire or electric shock. Consult the store of purchase. Do not disassemble, change or repair the camera. This might cause fire or electric shock. For repair or internal inspection, ask the store of purchase. Use the supplied AC adapter only with the indicated power supply voltage. Use with any other power supply voltage might cause fire or electric shock. Do not use the camera in areas near water. This might cause fire or electric shock. Take special care during rain, snow, on the beach, or near the shore. Do not place the camera on inclined or unstable surfaces. This might cause the camera to fall or tilt over, causing damage. Keep the battery out of the reach of children. Swallowing the battery might cause poisoning. If the battery is accidentally swallowed, immediately consult a physician. Do not use the camera while you are walking, driving or riding a motorcycle. This might cause you to fall over or result in traffic accident. Please use battery with complete external seals. Do not use battery from which the seals have been damaged or removed. This may cause leakage, explosion, or injury.

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Cautions
Insert the battery paying careful attention to the polarity (+ or –) of the terminals. Inserting the battery with its polarities inverted might cause fire and injury, or damage to the surrounding areas due to the battery rupturing or leaking. Do not subject the LCD monitor to impact. This might damage the glass on the screen or cause the internal fluid to leak. If the internal fluid enters your eyes or comes into contact with your body or clothes, rinse with fresh water. If the internal fluid has entered your eyes, consult a physician to receive treatment. A camera is a precision instrument. Do not drop it, strike it or use excessive force when handling the camera. This might cause damage to the camera. Use the camera with caution, avoiding sudden power cutoff during operation. This might cause file error, corrupt the stored data or even damage the hardware. Do not use the camera in humid, steamy, smoky, or dusty places. This might cause fire or electric shock. Do not remove the battery immediately after long period of continuous use. The battery becomes hot during use. Touching a hot battery might cause burns. Do not wrap the camera or place it in cloth or blankets. This might cause heat to build up and deform the case, resulting in fire. Use the camera in a well-ventilated place. Do not leave the camera in places where the temperature may rise significantly, such as inside a car. This might adversely affect the case or the parts inside, resulting in fire. Before you move the camera, disconnect cords and cables. Failure to do this might damage cords and cables, resulting in fire and electric shock.

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Notes on Battery Usage
When you use the battery, carefully read and strictly observe the Safety Instructions and the notes described below: Use only the specified battery (3.7V). Avoid extremely cold environments as low temperatures can shorten the battery life and reduce camera performance. When you are using a new rechargeable battery or a rechargeable battery that has not been used for an extended period of time (the battery that passed the expiry date is an exception), it may affect the number of images that can be captured. Therefore, to maximize its performance and lifetime, we recommend that you fully charge the battery and discharge it for at least one complete cycle before use. The battery may feel warm after a long period of continuous use of the camera. This is normal and not a malfunction. The camera may feel warm after a long period of continuous use. This is normal and not a malfunction. If the battery is not to be used for a long period of time, remove it from the camera to prevent leakage or corrosion and store it after no battery power is left. Stored for a long time in a fully charged condition, its performance may be impaired. Always keep the battery terminals clean. There is a risk of explosion if the battery is replaced by an incorrect type. Dispose of used battery according to the recycle instructions. Charge the rechargeable battery fully before using for the first time. To prevent short-circuiting or fire, keep the battery away from other metal objects when carrying or storing.

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CONTENTS
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INTRODUCTION
Overview Package Contents

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA
Front View Rear View Button Operation LCD Monitor Display Preparation Turning the Power On/Off Charging the Battery LED Indicators Handling the Digital Video Camera Setting the Date and Time Choosing the Language Formatting the Memory Card

14 GETTING STARTED

26 Playing Back Still Images/Video Clips on TV 26 Connecting the Digital Video Camera to HDTV 27 Thumbnail Display 27 Slide Show Display 28 Protecting Images/Video Clips/ Audio Files 29 Deleting Images/Video Clips/ Audio Files 30 DPOF Settings

31 MENU OPTIONS
31 33 34 35 Recording Menu Audio Menu Playback Menu Setup Menu

19 RECORDING MODE
Recording Video Clips Capturing Still Images Using the Zoom Function Using the Assist Light Setting the Focus Setting Manual White Balance Setting the Scene Mode Exposure Compensation/ Backlight Correction 23 Setting Exposure Compensation 23 Setting Backlight Correction

37 INSTALLING SOFTWARE PROGRAM 38 TRANSFERRING FILES TO YOUR COMPUTER
38 Downloading/Deleting Your Files via Computer

39 SPECIFICATIONS 40 APPENDIX
40 Troubleshooting 41 Possible Number of Shots

24 AUDIO MODE
24 Recording Audio Files

25 PLAYBACK MODE
25 Playing Back Still Images 25 Playing Back Video Clips 25 Playing Back Audio Files
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INTRODUCTION
Overview
Congratulations on your purchase of the new digital video camera. Equipped with a 5.0-megapixel sensor, this digital video camera captures still images and video clips with high definition.

Package Contents
Carefully unpack your digital video camera and ensure that you have the following items: Common Product Components: 1 x Digital video camera 1 x User’s manual 1 x Software CD-ROM 1 x USB cable 1 x A/V cable 1 x YPbPr (HD out) cable 1 x Camera strap 1 x Traveler camera pouch 1 x Traveler rechargeable lithium-ion battery 1 x Traveler AC adapter 1 x Traveler battery charger 1 x Traveler 4 GB SD memory card 1 x Tripod 1 x Remote control

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GETTING TO KNOW YOUR DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA
Front View

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Lens LED assist light Battery cover Tripod socket

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Rear View

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1. LCD latch 2. LCD monitor 3. Speaker 4. Zoom lever 5. Shutter button 6. STATUS Status LED indicator 7. REC Video recording button 8. OK 5-Way/OK button 9. CHARGE Charge LED indicator 10. Assist light button 11. Power switch 12. MENU Menu button 13. DC input terminal 14. MODE Mode button

15. Mode LED indicator Playback mode / Recording mode Audio recording mode 16. SD/SDHC memory card slot 17. USB connector 18. A/V OUT terminal 19. COMPONENT terminal 20. Microphone

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Button Operation

Item 1 2

Recording W: Zooms out T: Zooms in Captures images

Audio -Switches to recording mode

Playback Still image Video clip Audio file W: Thumbnail W:Thumbnail W:Thumbnail T: Zooms in T:-T:-Switches to recording mode Switches to recording mode Switches to recording mode Switches to recording mode Switches to recording mode Switches to recording mode -Next file Previous file --Displays menu Switches to audio mode Plays audio file

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Switches to Records video recording clips mode Sets focus mode Exposure compensation Backlight correction Sets scene mode Turns assist light on/off Displays menu Switches to playback mode Displays setting info. -----Displays menu Switches to recording mode Records audio file

Displays info. Displays info. Next file Previous file --Displays menu Switches to audio mode -Next file Previous file --Displays menu Switches to audio mode Plays video clip

LCD Monitor Display
Standby Mode
Recording Mode 10. Backlight correction 11. Exposure compensation 12. Assist light 13. Self-timer [ 2s] 2 Sec. [ 10s] 10 Sec. 14. Zoom status bar 15. Scene mode [Blank] Auto [ O ] Portrait [ C ] Night [ F ] Sports [ N ] Landscape [ K ] Sunset [ X ] Beach/Snow [ Y ] Spot Light [ N ] User Setting 16. Focus setting [Blank] Auto [ ] Macro [Q] Infinity 17. Display indicator 18. Quality [ ] Fine [ ] Standard [ ] Economy 19. White Balance [Blank] Auto [ ] Daylight [ ] Cloudy [ ] Fluoresc.1 [ ] Fluoresc.2 [ ] Tungsten [ ( ] Manual 20. Video size [ 1280 ] 1280 x 720 [ ] 640 x 480

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Recording mode icon (Video) Available recording time Recording mode icon (Image) Available number of shots Storage media [q] SD/SDHC memory card Battery condition [l] Full battery power [o] Medium battery power [n] Low battery power [m] No battery power ISO [Blank] Auto [3] 50 [5] 100 [7] 200 [9] 400 Capture mode icon [Blank] Single [U] AEB [T] Continuous Image size [n] 3200 x 2400 (FW interpolation) [j] 2560 x 1920 [g] 2048 x 1536 [u] 1280 x 960 [b] 640 x 480

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Audio Recording Mode (Standby)

(Recording)

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:REC

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Audio mode icon Available recording time Storage media Battery condition Elapsed time Recording indicator Status indicator (standby)

1. Status indicator (recording) 2. Recording indicator

Playback Mode
Still image playback Video playback

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Playback mode icon Storage media Battery condition Folder and file number

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Protect icon Video playback time Storage media Battery condition Folder and file number Playback indicator Volume indicator Video status bar Playback indicator

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Audio playback

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Audio playback time Storage media Battery condition Volume indicator Folder and file name Playback indicator Audio status bar

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GETTING STARTED
Preparation
1. Adjust the grip belt. Release the Velcro tape on the grip belt and adjust the belt length. After adjusting the length, refasten the Velcro tape firmly. 2. Open the battery cover. 3. Insert the supplied battery with correct orientation as shown. Close the battery cover and make sure it is locked securely. 4. Insert an SD/SDHC memory card (Optional). The digital video camera does not have built-in memory and cannot operate without an SD/SDHC memory card inserted. Make sure to insert an SD/SDHC memory card before use. Be sure to format the SD/SDHC memory card with this video camera before its initial usage.

To prevent valuable data from being accidentally deleted from an SD/SDHC memory card, you can slide the write protect tab (on the side of the SD/SDHC memory card) to “LOCK”. To save, edit, or delete data on an SD/SDHC memory card, you must unlock the card. To prevent damaging of SD/SDHC memory card, be sure to turn off the power when inserting or removing the SD/SDHC memory card. If inserting or removing the SD/SDHC memory card with the power on, the digital video camera will automatically turn off. Be careful not to drop the battery when opening or closing the battery cover.

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Turning the Power On/Off
Load the battery and insert an SD/SDHC memory card before starting. Slide the power switch until the digital video camera turns on. To turn the power off, slide the power switch again.

The power is turned off automatically when the digital video camera has not been operated for a defined period of time. To resume operation, turn the power on again. Refer to section in this manual titled “Auto Off” in the setup menu for further details.

Charging the Battery
The battery charging can be done with the digital video camera body. 1. Load the battery into the digital video camera. 2. Plug the AC adapter into the DC input terminal of the digital video camera. 3. Plug the other end of the AC adapter to a power outlet. The CHARGE LED lights green during charging and turns off when charging is completed.

When the battery is charged with the video camera, the video camera power must be turned off.

LED Indicators
Indicators STATUS LED STATUS LED STATUS LED STATUS LED CHARGE LED CHARGE LED State Solid green Solid green Blinking green Blinking green Solid green Off Description/Activity The digital video camera is powering up. The digital video camera is ready to record. USB communication in progress. Reading/Writing files. Charging the battery. Battery charging is completed. EN-15

Handling the Digital Video Camera
1. Open the panel by pushing the LCD latch and then pulling the panel away from the digital video camera. 2. Choose the angle of the monitor that suits you best by rotating the panel.

180°

90°

Rotate the LCD panel carefully with the correct direction. Over rotation or rotating to the wrong direction may damage the hinge that connects the LCD monitor to the digital video camera. Avoid touching the LCD monitor when moving the LCD panel.

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Setting the Date and Time
The date/time needs to be set if/when: The digital video camera is turned on for the first time. The digital video camera is turned on after being left without battery for an extended period of time. 1. Slide the power switch until the digital video camera turns on. 2. Press the MENU button. 3. Move the OK button to to enter [Setup] menu. 4. Move the OK button to / to select [Date/ Time], and press the OK button. Move the OK button to / to select the item’s field and adjust the value for the date and time by moving the OK button to / . The time is displayed in 24-hour format. After confirming all settings are correct, press the OK button.
2008 .01.01 00:00 :Set Y/M/D

Choosing the Language
Specify in which language menus and messages are to be displayed on the LCD monitor. 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Move the OK button to to enter [Setup] menu. 3. Move the OK button to / to select [Language], and press the OK button. The Language setting screen will be displayed. 4. Move the OK button to / to select the displayed language, and press the OK button. The setting will be saved.

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Formatting the Memory Card
This utility formats the SD/SDHC memory card and deletes all stored images, video clips, and data. 1. Press the MENU button. 2. Move the OK button to to enter [Setup] menu. 3. Move the OK button to / to select [Format], and press the OK button. 4. Move the OK button to / to select [Yes], and press the OK button. To cancel formatting, select [No] and press the OK button.

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RECORDING MODE
Your digital video camera is equipped with a 3.0" full color LTPS LCD monitor to help you capture/playback images and video clips or adjust menu settings.

Recording Video Clips
1. Slide the power switch until the digital video camera turns on. The default mode is recording mode. The / LED lights green. 2. Compose the image on the LCD monitor. 3. Press the REC button to start recording. 4. To stop recording, press the REC button again. The recording time depends on the storage media size and the subject to be recorded.

Capturing Still Images
1. Slide the power switch until the digital video camera 1 Press down halfway turns on. The default mode is recording mode. 2 Press down fully 2. Compose the image on the LCD monitor. 3. Press the button to capture the image. Pressing the button down halfway automatically focuses and adjusts the exposure, and pressing the button down fully captures the images. The focus area frame turns green when the camera is in focus and the exposure is calculated. When the focus or exposure is not suitable, the frame of the focus area turns red.

If the write speed of your SD/SDHC memory card is not fast enough for recording video clips in the currently selected size, the recording will stop. In this case, select a video size or quality lower than the current one. When using SDHC memory card to record high resolution video clips, higher than Class 4 is recommended to prevent recording from discontinuing. In recording mode, since the available video recording time and number of shots are measured separately, "CARD FULL" will only be displayed when the available memory is insufficient for both video recording and still image capturing. If the memory is sufficient for one and insufficient for the other, no message will be displayed but the REC or button will be disabled.

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Using the Zoom Function
This digital video camera is equipped with 4x digital zoom. You may enlarge the subject by moving the zoom lever towards T. While digital zoom can be a useful feature, the more an image is enlarged (zoomed), the more pixelated (grainier) the image will appear. To capture a zoomed image/video clip, perform the following steps: 1. Compose the image on the LCD monitor. Move the zoom lever towards T to zoom in on the subject and enlarge the subject on the LCD monitor. Move the zoom lever towards W to view a wider angle of the image. The status of digital magnification is displayed on the zoom status bar. 2. Press the or REC button to capture the image or video clip.

To activate digital zoom function, set [Digi. Zoom] to [On] in the recording menu. The zoom function can be used as you record video clips.

Using the Assist Light
When capturing still images/video clips in dark places, you can turn on the LED assist light in front of the digital video camera to help brightening and focusing on the subject. 1. In recording mode, press the assist light on or off. button to turn the LED

The assist light can only be activated in recording mode. When the digital video camera is switched to playback, audio or USB mode, the assist light will turn off automatically.

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Setting the Focus
Images/Video clips can be recorded with the focus determined automatically using auto focus. You may also specify [ ] macro or [Q] infinity mode. 1. In recording mode, move the OK button to (FOCUS) as shown. Focus setting screen will be displayed. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the desired focus setting, and press the OK button.

Focus mode

Description Select Auto-focus setting for most occasions when you want the camera to automatically determine the focus setting. Select Macro-focus setting to capture close-up images. Select Infinity-focus setting when you want to capture images of subject at a distance of infinity.

K Auto O Macro Q Infinity

Setting Manual White Balance
You can manually set and store the white balance when the menu options do not offer a good match. 1. In recording mode, press the MENU button. 2. Move the OK button to / to select [W. Balance], and press the OK button. 3. Select [Manual], and press the OK button. 4. Select [New WB], and press the OK button. To use the previously set white balance data, select [Use Data], and press the OK button. 5. Point the video camera at a white paper or white slate, and press the button. When the manual white balance is stored, [COMPLETE] will be displayed and the video camera returns to recording mode.
W. Balance Manual

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Use Data New WB

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Setting the Scene Mode
By simply selecting one of the following 9 modes, you can capture still images/video clips with most appropriate settings. 1. In recording mode, move the OK button to (SCN) as shown. Scene setting screen will be displayed. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the desired scene setting, and press the OK button.

The table below will help you choose the appropriate scene mode: Scene mode A Auto O Portrait h Night l Sports l Landscape e Sunset Description Capture images without having to set special functions or manual adjustments. Capture images that makes a person stand out against a blurred background. Capture dark scenes such as night views. Keep your camera still! Capture fast-moving subjects. Capture images of distant landscapes. Capture images of a beautiful sunset shot that vividly captures beautiful red colors. Capture images of spotlighted subjects.

X Beach/Snow Capture images of clear snow or bright beach scenes. Y Spot Light \ User Setting Manually set the camera's parameters.

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Exposure Compensation/Backlight Correction
Images can be captured with the overall scene intentionally made brighter or darker. These settings are used when a suitable brightness (exposure) cannot be obtained in circumstances where the difference in brightness between the subject and the background (the contrast) is large, or when the subject that you wish to capture is very small within the scene. Exposure can be set in 1/3 EV units.

Setting Exposure Compensation
1. In recording mode, move the OK button to ( ) as shown. 2. Move the OK button to / to set the exposure value. Move the OK button to to increase the value. Move the OK button to to decrease the value. 3. Press the OK button to confirm the setting. The larger the value, the brighter the image. The smaller the value, the darker the image.

Setting Backlight Correction
1. In recording mode, move the OK button to shown to activate backlight correction. ( ) as

Effective Subjects and Set Values
+(positive) compensation -(negative) compensation Backlight correction

* Printed matter with black text on whitish paper. * Backlighting. * Bright scenes or strong reflected light such as ski slopes. * When the sky accounts for a large area on the screen.

* People illuminated by a * When the background is spotlight, in particular, bright and the subject is against dark dark. background. * When subjects (people) * Printed matter with white have a light source such text on blackish paper. as the sun to their backs. * Weak reflecting bodies such as evergreen trees or darkish leaves.

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AUDIO MODE
Recording Audio Files
The digital video camera enables you to record and playback audio files anytime and anywhere. 1. Press the MODE button to switch to audio mode. The LED lights green. 2. Press the OK button to start audio recording. 3. To stop recording, press the OK button again. Press the MODE button to switch to recording mode or playback mode.

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PLAYBACK MODE
You can play back all the recorded files on the LCD monitor.

Playing Back Still Images
1. Press the MODE button to switch to playback mode. 101-0001 The LED lights green. The last recorded file appears on the LCD monitor. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the desired still image. 4.0x 3. Move the zoom lever towards T to adjust the zoom ratio. The magnification factor is displayed on the LCD monitor. 4. To view different portion of the zoomed images, move the OK button to / / / to adjust the display area. The magnification factors range from 1.0x to 8.0x.

Playing Back Video Clips
1. In playback mode, select the desired video file. 2. Press the OK button to start video playback. 3. Move the OK button to to stop video playback. During video playback, move the OK button to to fast forward the video. During video playback, move the OK button to to fast rewind the video. During video playback, press the OK button to pause playback. Moving the OK button to can switch the displayed information On/Off.

Playing Back Audio Files
1. In playback mode, select the desired audio file. 2. Press the OK button to start audio playback. 3. Move the OK button to to stop audio playback. During audio playback, move the zoom lever to adjust the volume. During audio playback, press the OK button to pause playback. EN-25

Playing Back Still Images/Video Clips on TV
You can also playback your images on a TV screen. Before connecting to any devices, make sure to select NTSC / PAL system to match the video output system of the video equipment you are going to connect to the digital video camera, then turn all connected devices off. 1. Connect one end of the AV cable to the A/V OUT terminal of the digital video camera. 2. Connect the other end to the AV input socket of the TV set. 3. Turn the TV and digital video camera on. 4. Playback the still images/video clips. 5. The method of operation is the same as playing back still images and video clips on the digital video camera.

Connecting the Digital Video Camera to HDTV
HD TV (High Definition Television) is a digital television broadcasting system with better resolution than traditional television systems. It can perform HD (720P) high resolution quality.

HD TV
(green) Video IN (blue) (red) (red) (red) (green) (blue) (red)

A/V OUT

(white)

Audio IN (white)

<AV cable> (yellow)

COMPONENT (HD OUT)

(Do not connect in Yellow Cable) <YPbPr(HD out) cable>

1. Connect one end of the YPbPr (HD out) cable into the (Video IN) port on the HDTV and the other end into the COMPONENT (HD out) terminal of the digital video camera. 2. Connect one end of the AV cable into the (Audio IN) socket of the HDTV and the other end into the (A/V OUT) terminal of the digital video camera. (Do not connect the yellow connector to HDTV’s AV-IN.) 3. Turn the TV and digital video camera on. The video camera will auto detect and set the settings when the cables are connected.

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Thumbnail Display
This function allows you to view thumbnail images on the LCD monitor so you may search for a particular image/video clip/audio file. 1. In playback mode, move the zoom lever towards W. 3 thumbnail images are displayed simultaneously. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the file to be displayed. Move the OK button to / to go to previous or next page. 3. Press the OK button to exit from thumbnail display.

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Slide Show Display
The slide show function enables you to play back your still images automatically in sequential order as a slide show. This is a very useful and entertaining feature for reviewing captured images and for presentations. 1. Press the MODE button to switch to playback mode. 2. Press the MENU button. 3. Move the OK button to / to select [Slide Show], and press the OK button. 4. Move the OK button to / to select the desired interval time, and press the OK button. The slide show starts. To stop the slide show display, press the OK button. Pressing the REC or button during slide show display will switch to recording mode.

Video clips display the first frame image and the video clip is not played back. Audio files are not displayed in slide show.

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Protecting Images/Video Clips/Audio Files
Set the data to read-only to prevent files from being deleted by mistake.

Protecting One File
1. Press the MODE button to switch to playback mode. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the file you want to protect. 3. Press the MENU button. 4. Move the OK button to / to select [Protect], and press the OK button. 5. Select [Single] and press the OK button. The selected file is protected. To cancel protection, perform step 1 to 5 again.

Single

Protecting All Files
1. Select [All] from the Protect menu and press the OK button. 2. Select [Lock] and press the OK button. All stored files are protected. To cancel all protection, perform the above steps and select [Unlock] in step 2. To cancel protection for one specific file, perform above step 1 to 5.

The protect icon is displayed with protected files. Formatting an SD/SDHC memory card overrides protection, and deletes all files regardless of their protected status.

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Deleting Images/Video Clips/Audio Files
1. Press the MODE button to switch to playback mode. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the file you want to delete. 3. Press the MENU button. 4. Move the OK button to / to select [Delete File], and press the OK button. If the selected file is protected, [Delete File] menu cannot be entered. 5. Select [Yes] and press the OK button. The selected file is deleted. To delete all the stored files, select [Delete All] in step 4. All files will be deleted except the protected ones. To cancel deletion, select [No] in step 5.

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DPOF Settings
DPOF is the abbreviation for Digital Print Order Format, which allows you to embed printing information on your memory card. You can select the images to be printed and how many prints to make with the DPOF menu in the camera and insert the memory card to the card compatible printer. When the printer starts printing, it will read the embedded information on the memory card and print the specified images. 1. Press the MODE button to switch to playback mode. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the image you want to set DPOF. 3. Press the MENU button. 4. Move the OK button to / to select [DPOF], and press the OK button. 5. Move the OK button to / to select [Single] or [All] and press the OK button. [Single]: Sets DPOF for each individual image. [All]: Sets DPOF for all images. 6. Select [Print Num.], and press the OK button. 7. Move the OK button to / to set the number of prints and press the OK button. You can set up to 99 prints for each image. 8. Select [Date Print], and press the OK button. 9. Select [On] or [Off], and press the OK button. [On]: The date of the image will also be printed. [Off]: The date of the image will not be printed. 10. Select [Print], and press the OK button. 11. Select [Execute], and press the OK button. This creates a file containing the DPOF information, and when the operation is finished, the screen returns to the playback mode. The DPOF icon [ ] is displayed on each image that has set up DPOF settings.

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MENU OPTIONS
Recording Menu
This menu is for the basic settings to be used when recording video clips or capturing still images.

1280 x 720

1. The default mode is recording mode. 2. Press the MENU button. 3. Move the OK button to / to select the desired option item, and press the OK button to enter its respective menu. 4. Move the OK button to / to select the desired setting, and press the OK button. 5. To exit from the menu, move the OK button to . Video Size This sets the size of the video clips that will be captured. * [ 1280 ]1280 x 720 *[ ] 640 x 480 Image Size This sets the size of the image that will be captured. * [n] 3200 x 2400 (FW interpolation) * [j] 2560 x 1920 * [g] 2048 x 1536 * [u] 1280 x 960 * [b] 640 x 480 Quality This sets the quality (compression) at which the video clip or image is captured. *[ ] Fine *[ ] Standard *[ ] Economy

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Capture Md. This sets the shooting mode for capturing still images. * [Blank] Single: Captures a single image. * [U] AEB: Auto exposure bracketing capture mode. * [T] Continuous: Captures 3 images continuously. W. Balance This sets the white balance for a variety of lighting conditions and permits video clips or images to be captured that approach the conditions that are seen by the human eye. * [Blank] Auto *[ ] Daylight *[ ] Cloudy *[ ] Fluoresc.1 *[ ] Fluoresc.2 *[ ] Tungsten * [ ( ] Manual ISO This sets the sensitivity for capturing images. When the sensitivity is raised (and the ISO figure is increased), photography will become possible even in dark locations, but the more pixelated (grainier) the image will appear. * Auto / 50 / 100 / 200 / 400 Wind Noise Reduc. This function reduces wind noise in the recorded sound when you are recording video clips. * On / Off Digi. Zoom This sets whether or not to use digital zoom at the time of photography. * On / Off Metering This sets the metering method for calculating the exposure. * Center: Averages the light metered from the entire frame, but gives greater weight to the subject matter in the center. * Spot: A very small portion of the center of the screen is measured, and the exposure is calculated. Color This sets the color of the video clips or images that will be captured. * Standard / Vivid / B&W / Sepia

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Contrast This sets the degree of difference between light and dark in video clips or images that will be captured. You can use this function to heighten or soften the contrast and change the tone of the images. * Standard / Hard / Soft Sharpness This sets the sharpness of the video clips or images that will be captured. * Standard / Hard / Soft Self-timer This activates the self-timer and sets the delay time. * Off / 2 Sec. / 10 Sec.

Audio Menu
This menu is for the setting to be used when recording audio files.

1. 2. 3. 4.

Press the MODE button to switch to audio mode. Press the MENU button. Press the OK button to enter the sub-menu. Move the OK button to / to select the desired setting, and press the OK button. 5. To exit from the menu, move the OK button to . Wind Noise Reduc. This function reduces wind noise in the recorded sound when you are recording audio files. * On / Off

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Playback Menu
In this menu, choose which settings are to be used for still image/video clip/audio playback.

1. Press the MODE button to switch to playback mode. 2. Press the MENU button. 3. Move the OK button to / to select the desired option item, and press the OK button to enter its respective menu. 4. Move the OK button to / to select the desired setting, and press the OK button. 5. To exit from the menu, move the OK button to . Delete File Refer to section in this manual titled “Deleting Images/Video Clips/Audio Files” for further details. Delete All Refer to section in this manual titled “Deleting Images/Video Clips/Audio Files” for further details. Slide Show Refer to section in this manual titled “Slide Show Display” for further details Protect Refer to section in this manual titled “Protecting Images/Video Clips/Audio Files” for further details. DPOF Refer to section in this manual titled “DPOF Settings” for further details.

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Setup Menu
This menu sets your digital video camera’s operating environment.

Language

1. Press the MENU button and move the OK button to to enter [Setup] menu. 2. Move the OK button to / to select the desired option item, and press the OK button to enter its respective menu. 3. Move the OK button to / to select the desired setting, and press the OK button. 4. To exit from the menu, move the OK button to . Language Refer to section in this manual titled “Choosing the Language” for further details. Beep This sets whether or not to mute the start-up sound and the camera sound each time you press or move a button. * On / Off Format Refer to section in this manual titled “Formatting the Memory Card” for further details. LCD Bright. This sets the brightness of the LCD monitor screen. * The adjustment range is from -5 to +5. Date/Time Refer to section in this manual titled “Setting the Date and Time” for further details. Auto Off If no operation is performed for a specific period of time, the power to the digital video camera is automatically turned off. This feature is useful to reduce battery usage. * Off / 1 Min. / 3 Min. / 5 Min. / 10 Min.

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Video Out Sets video compatibility with the equipment you are going to connect to the digital video camera. * [NTSC]:NTSC system * [PAL]:PAL system Light Freq. The function allows to change the light frequency of environment to 60 Hz or 50 Hz. * [60 Hz]: the light frequency of environment is 60 Hz * [50 Hz]: the light frequency of environment is 50 Hz Sys. Reset Returns all basic settings to the digital video camera's default settings. * Yes / No Version This displays the firmware version of the digital video camera.

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INSTALLING SOFTWARE PROGRAM
1. Please make sure you have Windows Media Player 9 or QuickTime 7.0 installed onto your computer first. 2. Please install the Decorder program (available in the CD). H.264 files may be played back with Windows Media Player 9. (Decorder is design for H.264 decode) MP4/H.264 playback System Requirements: At least 512MB of RAM 64MB or higher video card Windows 2000 Service Pack 4 or XP or Vista 32 or Vista 64 DirectX 9.0b or higher Audio format 48KHz HE-AAC or AAC

Resolution 640 x 480 1280 x 720

fps 30fps 30fps

CPU requirements 2.4 GHz Intel Pentium 4 or higher 3.2 GHz Intel Pentium D(dual-core) or higher

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TRANSFERRING FILES TO YOUR COMPUTER
System Requirement Windows Pentium III 800 MHz or equivalent Windows 2000/XP/Vista 256MB RAM (512MB recommended) 150MB available hard disk space CD-ROM drive Available USB port Macintosh PowerPC G3/G4/G5 OS 9.0 or later 256MB RAM (512MB recommended) 128MB hard disk space CD-ROM drive Available USB port

Downloading/Deleting Your Files via Computer
1. Slide the power switch until the video camera turns on. 2. Connect one end of the USB cable to the USB terminal of the digital video camera. 3. Connect the other end of the USB cable to an available USB port on your computer. 4. From the Windows desktop, double click on “My Computer”. 5. Look for a new “removable disk” icon. This “removable disk” is actually the memory (or memory card) in your video camera. Typically, the video camera will be assigned drive letter “E” or higher. 6. Double click on the removable disk and locate the DCIM folder. 7. Double click on the DCIM folder to open it to find more folders. Your recorded images, video clips, and audio files will be inside these folders. 8. Copy and paste or drag and drop files to a folder on your computer. 9. To delete files, simply select the unwanted files and delete. Mac users: Double-click the “untitled” or “unlabeled” disk drive icon on your desktop. iPhoto may automatically launch.

When using high capacity memory cards to record video clips continuously, split files might be created on storage media. However, it does not influence the playback on the digital video camera.

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SPECIFICATIONS
Item Image sensor Effective pixels Image resolution Description 1/2.5” CMOS sensor 5.0 Mega pixels <Still image> 8M: 3200 x 2400 (FW interpolation), 5M: 2560 x 1920, 3M: 2048 x 1536, 1M: 1280 x 960, 0.3M: 640 x 480 <Video clip> 1280 x 720 (30 fps), 640 x 480 (30 fps) Supports SD/SDHC memory card (up to 8GB) (optional) Image format: JPEG; video format: H.264; audio format: AAC Aperture: F3.6~6.8 Focal Length: 6~60mm Wide: 10cm~infinity Tele: 100cm~infinity 1(s)~1/8000(s) (E-Shutter) 3.0” full color LTPS LCD (230K pixels) 2 sec delay, 10 sec delay -1.8EV~ +1.8EV (in 0.3EV increments) Auto, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluoresc.1, Fluoresc.2, Tungsten, Manual Auto, 50, 100, 200, 400 USB connector, A/V OUT terminal, component terminal, DC in jack Rechargeable Lithium-ion battery Approx. 67 x 63.5 x 109.5 mm (without protruding parts) Approx. 300g (without battery and memory card)

Recording media File format Lens Focus range Shutter speed LCD monitor Self-timer Exposure compensation White balance ISO Interface Power Dimensions Weight

* Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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APPENDIX
Troubleshooting
Refer to the symptoms and solutions listed below before sending the digital video camera for repairs. If the problem persists, contact your local reseller or service center. Solutions / Corrective Symptom Cause Actions The power does not The battery is not inserted. come on. The battery is exhausted. The battery or video camera feels warm. Even if I press the button, the video camera does not shoot. Long period of continuous use of the video camera. The SD/SDHC memory card does not have any free capacity. The video camera is not in shooting mode. The SD/SDHC memory card is write-protected. The video camera cannot focus. The lens is dirty. Insert a new SD/SDHC memory card, or delete unwanted files. Set the video camera to shooting mode. Remove the write-protection. Wipe clean with a soft, dry cloth or lens paper. Insert the battery correctly. Recharge the battery.

The distance to the subject is Place your subject within the smaller than the effective range. effective focus range. Files cannot be deleted. Cannot download images. The file is protected. The SD/SDHC memory card is write-protected. Cancel protection. Remove the write-protection.

The free space on the hard Check whether the hard disk has disk in your computer may be a space for running Windows, insufficient. and if the drive for loading image files has a capacity at least that of the memory card inserted in the video camera.

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Possible Number of Shots
Possible number of shots (still image)
SD/SDHC memory card capacity Size Quality
64MB 128MB 14 18 22 20 27 33 31 41 51 69 90 112 194 256 316 30 40 49 43 57 70 65 85 105 141 185 229 398 524 648 256MB 63 83 103 89 117 145 133 174 215 286 375 463 806 1061 1311 512MB 129 170 210 181 238 294 268 352 435 576 755 933 1623 2137 2639 1GB 261 343 424 366 480 593 540 708 874 1155 1516 1871 3257 4286 5295 4GB SDHC 525 1054 689 1383 851 1708 734 1472 963 1930 1189 2384 1082 2168 1420 2845 1753 3512 2314 4632 3037 6080 3748 7505 6523 13060 8585 17187 10605 21232 2GB 8GB SDHC 2086 2736 3378 2910 3817 4714 4287 5624 6943 9156 12017 14834 25813 33971 41964

n
3200 x 2400

j
2560 x 1920

g
2048 x 1536

u
1280 x 960

b
640 x 480

Possible recording time / sec (video clip)
SD/SDHC memory card capacity Size Quality
128MB
00:02:37

256MB
00:05:23 00:06:27 00:08:02 00:10:38 00:12:40 00:15:39

512MB
00:10:55 00:13:04 00:16:15 00:21:28 00:25:32 00:31:32

1GB
00:21:58 00:26:16 00:32:38 00:43:05 00:51:16 01:03:18

2GB
00:44:04 00:52:40 01:05:26 01:26:21 01:42:43 02:06:50

4GB SDHC
01:28:17 01:45:31 02:11:03 02:52:54 03:25:42 04:13:59

8GB SDHC
02:54:34 03:28:37 04:19:04 05:41:47 06:46:36 08:22:02

1280 x 720

00:03:09 00:03:57 00:05:14

640 x 480

00:06:14 00:07:43

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A. Information on Disposal for Users (private households) 1. In the European Union Attention: If you want to dispose of this equipment, please do not use the ordinary dust bin! Used electrical and electronic equipment must be treated separately and in accordance with legislation that requires proper treatment, recovery and recycling of used electrical and electronic equipment. Following the implementation by member states, private households within the EU states may return their used electrical and electronic equipment to designated collection facilities free of charge*. In some countries* your local dealer may also take back your old product free of charge if you purchase a similar new one. *) Please contact your local authority for further details. If your used electrical or electronic equipment has batteries or accumulators, please dispose of these separately beforehand according to local requirements. By disposing of this product correctly you will help ensure that the waste undergoes the necessary treatment, recovery and recycling and thus prevent potential negative effects on the environment and human health which could otherwise arise due to inappropriate waste handling. 2. In other Countries outside the EU If you wish to discard this product, please contact your local authorities and ask for the correct method of disposal. For Switzerland: Used electrical or electronic equipment can be returned free of charge to the dealer, even if you donít purchase a new product. Further collection facilities are listed on the homepage of www.swico.ch or www.sens.ch. B. Information on Disposal for Business Users 1. In the European Union If the product is used for business purposes and you want to discard it: Please contact your local dealer who will inform you about the take-back of the product. You might be charged for the costs arising from take-back and recycling. Small products (and small amounts) might be taken back by your local collection facilities. For Spain: Please contact the established collection system or your local authority for take-back of your used products. 2. In other Countries outside the EU

Attention: Your product is marked with this symbol. It means that used electrical and electronic products should not be mixed with general household waste. There is a separate collection system for these products.

If you wish to discard of this product, please contact your local authorities and ask for the correct method of disposal.