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Canon OPTURA 100 Digital Camcorder User Manual

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Table of Contents

Important Usage Instructions 2
Thank you for Choosing a Canon 7
Introducing the OPTURA100 MC 8
Finding Your Way Around
the OPTURA100 MC9
~ Preparations ~
Powering Your Camcorder 12
Loading a Cassette 17
~ Basic Recording ~
Basic Recording 19
Zooming 24
Using the LCD Screen 25
~ Basic Playback ~
Playing Back a Cassette 28
Connections for Playback on a
TV Screen32
Tips for Making Better Videos 34
~ General ~
Searching and Reviewing While
Recording 36
Using the Menus 37
Using the Wireless Controller 45
~ For Recording ~
Setting the Date and Time48
Taking Still Pictures to a Cassette51
Using the Built-in Flash 53
Turning the Image Stabilizer Off 55
Using the Various Recording
Using Digital Effects 60
Using the Multi-Image Screen 65
Audio Recording 67
Setting the Self-Timer 69
Using the VL-3 Video Light
(optional) 71
Using the DM-50 Microphone
(optional) 72
~ When Making Manual Adjustments ~
Adjusting Exposure Manually73
Setting the Shutter Speed 75
Adjusting Focus Manually 77
Setting the White Balance78
~ For Playback ~
Displaying Date, Time and Camcorder Data
(Data Code) 80
Searching the Tape (Photo Search/
Date Search) 83
Returning to a Pre-Marked Position 84
Editing to a VCR85
Dubbing to/from a Cassette with Digital
Video Equipment 86
Recording from a VCR, TV or Analog
Camcorder (Analog Line-in) 88
Recording Over Existing Scenes
(AV Insert Editing) 90
Audio Dubbing 93
Setting the Audio Mix 96
Connecting to a PC 98

Using the Full Range of Editing
Mastering the Basics
Contents, cont
In addition to the contents and
index please refer to:
• Finding Your Way Around the
OPTURA100 MC ( 9)
• Screen displays ( 143)
• Troubleshooting — in case you run
into any problems ( 135)
• Menu at a Glance ( 155)
Symbols used in this instruction
: Reference page numbers
: Functions that can be operated
from the body of the camcorder
: Functions that can be operated
from the wireless controller
: Supplementary notes for
camcorder operation
` : Operation confirmation beeps
( 23)
• Capital letters are used to refer to
settings displayed in the menus and
buttons labeled on the camcorder
itself, eg Press the MENU button
For quick reference
The serial number of this product may be found on
the bottom of the camcorder No others have the
same serial number as yours You should record
the number and other vital information here and
retain this book as a permanent record of your
purchase to aid identification in case of theft
Date of Purchase
Dealer Purchased From
Dealer Address
Dealer Phone No
Model Name OPTURA100 MC
Serial No
Introduction 6
E Memory Card Introduction 99
Recording Still Images to a
Memory Card 103
Recording an Image from a Cassette as a
Still Image 105
Recording from Another DV Device as a
Still Image 106
Viewing Still Images 107
Settings of the Still Image Recorded
to a Memory Card 109
Preventing Accidental Erasure
(Protect) 112
Marking a Still Image for Printing
(Print Mark)113
Erasing Still Images 115
Combining Images and Recording Them
to a Cassette (Card Mix) 117
Copying Still Images from a Cassette120
Copying Memory Card Still Images
to a Cassette 121
Formatting a Memory Card122
Other Information and Precautions 123
Preparing the Camcorder126
Notes on Using the Batteries128
Maintenance 131
The OPTURA100 MC System Diagram139
Optional Accessories 140
Screen Displays 143
Specifications 150
Index 152

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