ª Digital zoom function
1 Rotate the LCD monitor towards the lens side.
If the zoom magnification exceeds 42k, then the digital zoom function will be activated. The digital zoom function allows you to select a magnification from 70k to 2000k. ≥Set to Tape Recording Mode.
1 Set [ADVANCED] >> [D.ZOOM] >> [70k] or [2000k].
Optical zoom only (Up to 42k) Digital zoom (Up to 70k)
≥When the Wide function is set, a vertically oriented display appears on the viewfinder screen, this is normal and not indicative of any trouble. ≥When the LCD monitor is rotated towards the lens side, the icon will not be displayed even if you push the center of the joystick.
[2000k]: Digital zoom (Up to 2000k) ≥The larger the digital zoom magnification, the more the image quality is degraded.
ª About the variable speed zoom function
Backlight compensation function
This protects a backlit subject from being darkened. ≥Set to Tape Recording Mode.
≥The zoom speed varies according to the amount of movement of the [W/T] lever.
1 Press the joystick to display the icon. Move the joystick down until icon 1 appears.
2 Move the joystick up to select the backlight
ª To use the zoom microphone function
compensation icon [
Interlocked with the zooming operation, the microphone will clearly capture sounds far away with the tele-shot or those in the vicinity with the wide-angle shot. ≥Set to Tape Recording Mode.
1 Set [ADVANCED] >> [ZOOM MIC] >> [ON].
≥The [BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION ON] indication appears on the screen of the Camcorder. ≥The image on the screen will become brighter.
ª To return to normal recording
Select the [
] icon again.
≥The [BACKLIGHT COMPENSATION OFF]
You can record yourself while viewing the LCD monitor. You can record persons in front of the Camcorder while presenting them the image. The image is horizontally flipped as if you see a mirror image. (However the image to be recorded is not altered.) ≥Extend the viewfinder to see the picture
indication appears on the screen of the Camcorder.
≥Backlight compensation is canceled when you
turn off the power or operate the mode dial. ≥Backlight compensation is canceled when you
activate the MagicPix function.