Recording a still picture on a tape (Photoshot)
≥Set to Tape Recording Mode.
Zoom in/out function
You can zoom in up to 42k optically. ≥Set to Tape Recording Mode.
1 Press the Photoshot button [ recording pause mode.
] in the
1 Wide-angle recording (zoom out): Push the [W/T] lever towards [W]. Close-up recording (zoom in): Push the [W/T] lever towards [T].
≥The Camcorder records a still picture for about 7 seconds and then switches back to the recording pause mode. ≥If you set [ADVANCED] >> [SHTR EFFECT] >> [ON], you can add image and a sound like releasing the shutter.
≥Photoshot recording results in slightly inferior image quality.
ª Continuous photoshot
If you set [ADVANCED] >> [SHTR EFFECT] >> [ON] and keep the [ ] button pressed, the Camcorder will continuously record still pictures
in approx. 0.7 seconds intervals until the button is
released. ≥The screen blinks and, at the same time, a
shutter clicking sound is recorded.
≥When zooming in and taking a picture while holding the Camcorder by hand, we recommend using the optical image stabilizer function. -30- ≥When you are zooming in on a faraway subject, a sharper focus is achieved if the recording subject is 1.3 m (4.3 feet) or further from the Camcorder. ≥When the zoom speed is high, the subject may not be focused easily. ≥When the zoom magnification is 1k, the Camcorder can focus on a subject approx. 2 cm (0.8 inches) away from the lens. ≥Be aware that a mechanical sound may be recorded when the [W/T] lever is released while zooming. Gently move the zoom lever back to it’s original position before releasing it.