Inserting/removing a cassette
1 Fit the AC adaptor or the battery and turn on the power.
2 Slide the [OPEN/EJECT] lever and open the cassette cover.
≥After use, be sure to rewind the cassette completely, remove it and put it in a case. Store the case in an upright position. (-48-) ≥If the indicator of the condensation does not display on the LCD screen and/or EVF and you notice condensation on the lens or the main unit, do not open the cassette cover otherwise condensation may be formed on the heads or the cassette tape. (-46-)
ª When the cassette holder does not come out
≥When the cover is fully opened, the cassette holder will come out.
3 After the cassette holder is opened, insert/ remove the cassette.
≥Close the cassette cover completely, and then open it again completely. ≥Check if the battery has run down. ≥Check if the cassette compartment cover is in contact with grip belt as shown below. If so, be sure the grip belt stays clear of the cover when opening.
≥Set the mode dial to OFF, then to another mode again. ≥Check if the battery has run down.
ª Accidental erasure prevention
≥When inserting a cassette, orient it as shown
in the figure, and then securely insert it as far as it goes. ≥When removing, pull it straight out.
4 Push the [PUSH] mark 1 in order to close the cassette holder. ≥The cassette holder is housed.
Caution: Take care not to trap your fingers under the cassette holder when closing it.
5 Only after the cassette holder is completely housed, close the cassette cover tightly.
≥When inserting a previously recorded cassette, use the blank search function to find the position where you want to continue recording. If you are overwriting a previously recorded cassette, be sure to find the position where you want to continue recording. ≥When closing the cassette cover, do not get anything, such as a cable, caught in the cover.
ª When the cassette holder cannot be housed
If the accidental erasure prevention slider 1 of a cassette is opened (slide in the direction of the [SAVE] arrow), the cassette cannot be recorded. When recording, close the accidental erasure prevention slider of the cassette (slide in the direction of the [REC] arrow).