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conditioned car or room into a hot place
You use your camcorder after a squall or a
You use your camcorder in a hot and humid
How to prevent moisture condensation
When you bring your camcorder from a cold
place into a warm place, put your camcorder in
a plastic bag and seal it tightly. Remove the bag
when the air temperature inside the plastic bag
has reached the surrounding temperature (after
about 1 hour).
Do not exert excessive pressure on the LCD
screen, as it may cause uneven color and other
If your camcorder is used in a cold place, a
residual image may appear on the LCD screen.
This is not a malfunction.
While using your camcorder, the back of
the LCD screen may heat up. This is not a
To clean the LCD screen
If fingerprints or dust make the LCD screen
dirty, it is recommended that you use a soft
cloth to clean it.
When you use the LCD Cleaning Kit (sold
separately), do not apply the cleaning liquid
directly to the LCD screen. Use cleaning paper
moistened with the liquid.
On adjustment of the touch panel
The buttons on the touch panel may not work
correctly. If this happens, follow the procedure
below. It is recommended that you connect your
camcorder to the wall outlet (wall socket) using
the supplied AC Adaptor during the operation.
(MENU) [Show others]
[OTHER SETTINGS] (under
SET] category) [CALIBRATION].
Touch “” displayed on the screen with the
corner of memory card or the like 3 times.
h [CANCEL] to cancel calibration.
If you did not press the right spot, try the
Do not use a sharp-pointed object for
calibration. Doing so may damage the LCD
You cannot calibrate the LCD screen if it is
rotated, or closed with the screen facing out.
On handling the casing
If the casing is soiled, clean the camcorder body
with a soft cloth lightly moistened with water,
and then wipe the casing with a dry soft cloth.
Avoid the following to avoid damage to the
Using chemicals such as thinner, benzine,
alcohol, chemical cloths, repellent, insecticide
Handling the camcorder with above
substances on your hands
Leaving the casing in contact with rubber or
vinyl objects for a long period of time
About care and storage of the lens
Wipe the surface of the lens clean with a soft
cloth in the following instances:
When there are fingerprints on the lens
In hot or humid locations
When the lens is exposed to salty air such as
at the seaside
Store in a well-ventilated location subject to
little dirt or dust.
To prevent mold, periodically clean the lens as