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Customizing your camcorder
(Items for recording media)
See “Using menus” (p. 61) on the operation.
See page 17.
You can check the remaining recordable
time for each recording mode of the
recording media for movies and the
approximate free and used media space of
the recording media.
To turn off the display
Since there is a management file area, the
d space is not displayed as 0 % even if you
perform [MEDIA FORMAT] (p.
Only the information of the medium selected
VIE MEDIA SET] (p. 17) is displayed.
Change the medium setting if necessary.
Formatting deletes all the movies and
photos to recover recordable free space.
Select the recording media to be formatted,
touch [YES] [YES]
Connect your camcorder to the wall outlet (wall
socket) using AC Adaptor supplied for this
tion (p. 14).
To avoid the loss of important images, you
should save them before formatting the
Protected movies and photos will also be
While [Executing…] is displayed, do not close
the LCD screen, operate the buttons on the
camcorder, disconnect the AC Adaptor, or eject
the memory card from your camcorder (The
access lamp is lit or flashing while formatting
To prevent data on the internal
recording media from being recovered
[EMPTY] allows you to write unintelligible
data onto the internal recording media of
the camcorder. In this way it may become
more difficult to recover any original
data. When you dispose of or transfer the
camcorder, it is recommended that you
When the internal recording media is
selected on the [MEDIA FORMAT] screen,
Connect the AC Adaptor to the wall outlet (wall
socket). You cannot perform [EMPTY] unless
you connect the AC Adaptor to the wall outlet
To avoid the loss of important images, they
should be saved on a computer or other devices
before performing [EMPTY].
Disconnect all cables except the AC Adaptor.
Do not disconnect the AC Adaptor during the
While deleting data, do not apply any vibrations
or shocks to your camcorder.
The actual performing time for deleting data is
HDR-CX300E/CX305E: about 2 minutes
HDR-CX350E/CX350VE: about 3 minutes
HDR-CX370E: about 6 minutes
HDR-XR350E/XR350VE: about 80 minutes
If you stop performing [EMPTY] while
[Executing…] appears, be sure to complete the
operation by performing [MEDIA FORMAT]