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1 MENU button t [Camera] t [AF/MF Select] t [DMF].
2 Press the PHOTO button halfway down to focus automatically.
3 Keep the PHOTO button halfway down, rotate the focusing ring of the
lens to achieve a sharp focus.
• [Autofocus Mode] is fixed to [Single-shot AF].
DMF (Direct Manual Focus)
z To measure the exact distance to the subject
The mark shows the location of the image sensor
you measure the exact distance between the camcorder and the
subject, refer to the position of the line. The distance from the
lens contact surface to the image sensor is about 18 mm (23/32
The image sensor is the part of the camcorder that acts as the film.
• If the subject is closer than the minimum shooting distance
attached lens, the focus cannot be confirmed. Make sure you put
enough distance between the subject and the camcorder.
The minimum shooting distance of the supplied E18 – 200 mm
zoom lens is 0.3 m (11 7/8 in.) (Wide end) – 0.5 m (19 3/4 in.)