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Chapter 3 Shooting 67
Chapter 3 Shooting
Operation at playback Step
Fast forward the tape Press the F FWD button.
Rewind the tape Press the REW button.
If there is a long period before shooting
the next scene
Once put the camcorder into recording pause mode, it
waits a certain (user-definable) period of time and then
automatically switches to standby-off mode. When the
camcorder is in standby-off mode, it takes time for the
recording to start after pressing the VTR button.
For details on setting the timeout value for automatic
switching to standby-off mode, see “Setting Standby-On
Period — Menu 207” on page 120.
Starting Back Space Editing at
Any Tape Position
This section describes the steps for inserting a new
scene at any desired position on the tape.
The following steps can also be used to restart
recording after an interruption has occurred.
1 Perform step 1 (page 61) in “Recording on the
2 Insert the cassette containing the previous
3 Perform steps 3 and 4 (pages 62 and 63) in
“Recording on the Internal VCR”.
To continue from the last time code of the previous
recording, set TC mode switch 1 to REGEN.
For details about time codes, see “Setting the Time
Code Value” on page 73.
4 Press the PLAY button.
The recorded contents are displayed on the
Back Space Editing
(see step 2 above)
Check the recorded
Stop recording Press the VTR button on the
camcorder or lens, then press the
This section describes the steps for recording several
1 Follow steps 1 to 5 (pages 60 to 63) in the
procedure “Recording on the Internal VCR” to
To continue the time code that has been recorded
on the tape, set the TC mode switch 2 to R-RUN in
step 3 (page 62).
For details of time codes, see “Setting the Time Code
Value” on page 73.
2 When you have finished recording a scene, press
the VTR button on the camcorder or lens.
This pauses the recording operation.
Do not do any of the following before the next
scene is shot as it will interrupt the recording
(the recording will not be continuous).
• Remove the cassette.
• Transport the tape (play, rewind, fast forward).
• Press the STOP button.
• Replace the battery when the camcorder is
3 When you are ready to shoot the next scene, again
press the VTR button on the camcorder or lens.
This restarts the recording operation.
4 Repeat steps 2 and 3 for each scene to be shot.
See “Checking the Recorded
Contents Immediately After Shooting
—Recording Review” on page 70.
See next section “Starting Back
Space Editing at Any Tape Position”.