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    ENGLISH V ideo Camcorder 8mm COLOR LCD SCL901/L906/L907 Owner ’s Instruction Book Before operating[...]

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    ENGLISH Safety Instructions Notices and Safety Instructions RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTI[...]

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    ENGLISH Notices and Safety Instructions 9. VENTILA TION: Slots and openings in the cabinet are provi[...]

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    ENGLISH Notices and Safety Instructions 14. LIGHTNING: For added protection of this CAMCORDER during[...]

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    ENGLISH Notices and Safety Instructions 22. T o prevent damage which may result in fire or shock haz[...]

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    ENGLISH Contents 2 Notices and Safety Instructions Features.........................................[...]

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    ENGLISH 3 Contents (continued) Program AE (Automatic Exposure) .....................................[...]

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    Notices and Safety Instructions Notices regarding rotation of LCD screen ENGLISH 4 Please rotate the[...]

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    Notices and Safety Instructions Notices regarding electronic viewfinder ENGLISH 5 1) Do not place th[...]

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    Notices and Safety Instructions Notices regarding the battery pack ENGLISH 6 ✤ Make sure that the [...]

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    Notices and Safety Instructions Notices with Recording or Playback by using LCD ENGLISH 7 ✤ T o pr[...]

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    Getting to Know Your Camcorder Features ENGLISH 8 Y our camcorder has many features for recording an[...]

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    Getting to Know Your Camcorder Front V iew ENGLISH 1. Lens (see page 68) 2. REC SEARCH (REW) REC SEA[...]

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    ENGLISH Getting to Know Your Camcorder 10 14. MENU ON/OFF (see page 26) MENU ON/OFF works in CAMERA [...]

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    Getting to Know Your Camcorder Rear V iew ENGLISH 11 25. ZOOM (see page 30) 26. Cassette Compartment[...]

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    Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display) ENGLISH 12 ✤ Y ou can turn the OSD on/off b[...]

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    Getting to Know Your Camcorder OSD (On Screen Display) ENGLISH 13 j. Time (see page 42) Indicates th[...]

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    Make sure that the following basic accessories are supplied with your camcorder . Basic Accessories [...]

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    Getting to Know Your Camcorder Remote Control (SCL906/L907 only) ENGLISH 15 Description of Buttons 1[...]

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    ENGLISH Preparing 16 1. Set power switch to CAMERA mode. 2. Press Self T imer button until the appro[...]

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    ENGLISH Preparing 17 ✤ The lithium battery maintains the clock function, title and preset contents[...]

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    Preparing Connecting the Power Source ENGLISH 18 ✤ There are two ways to connect power source. - U[...]

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    How long will the battery last for recording? ✤ Depends on how often you are likely to use the zoo[...]

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    ENGLISH 20 Preparing Using the Battery Pack Battery T ype SB-L1 10A SB-L320 Approximately 90 minutes[...]

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    Preparing ENGLISH 21 Battery Level Display ✤ The battery level display indicates the amount of pow[...]

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    ENGLISH 22 Preparing Inserting and Ejecting a Cassette a. SA VE b. REC ✤ There are several cassett[...]

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    ENGLISH 23 Basic Recording Making Y our First Recording Please make these preparations before record[...]

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    Basic Recording 24 ENGLISH b. T o stop recording, press the red ST AR T/STOP button again. When Reco[...]

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    ■ While recording, it is very important to hold the camcorder correctly . ■ For stable recording[...]

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    ENGLISH 26 Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD ✤ Y our camcorder is equipped with a 2.5 inch color L[...]

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    ENGLISH 27 Basic Recording Adjusting Focus of the VIEWFINDER 9. T urn the UP/DOWN dial to adjust the[...]

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    ENGLISH 28 Basic Recording Playing back a tape on the LCD ✤ Y ou can monitor the playback picture [...]

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    ENGLISH 29 Basic Recording Adjusting the LCD during PLA Y The LCD adjustment method in PLA YER mode [...]

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    ENGLISH 30 Advanced Recording Zooming In and Out ✤ Zoom works in CAMERA mode only . ✤ Zooming is[...]

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    ENGLISH 31 Advanced Recording Digital Zoom ✤ Digital Zoom works in CAMERA mode only . ✤ Zooms mo[...]

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    Advanced Recording ENGLISH 32 ✤ The DIGIT AL ZOOM feature is explained on page 31. 1. Set the powe[...]

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    Advanced Recording EASY Mode (for Beginners) ENGLISH 33 ✤ Even a beginner can easily make a record[...]

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    ENGLISH 34 Advanced Recording CUSTOM - Creating your own customized recording settings ✤ Y ou can [...]

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    Advanced Recording DIS (Digital Image Stabilizer , SCL906/L907 only) ENGLISH 35 ✤ The DIS function[...]

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    Advanced Recording ENGLISH 36 ✤ The MF/AF function works in the CAMERA mode only . ✤ In most sit[...]

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    Advanced Recording ENGLISH 37 BLC BLC works in the CAMERA mode. Back lighting exists when the subjec[...]

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    PROGRAM AE (Automatic Exposure) Advanced Recording ENGLISH 38 ✤ The PROGRAM AE function works in t[...]

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    Advanced Recording ENGLISH 39 Setting the PROGRAM AE(Automatic Exposure) mode 1. Set the power switc[...]

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    ENGLISH 40 Advanced Recording DSE (Digital Special Effects) in CAMERA mode ✤ The digital effects e[...]

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    Advanced Recording ENGLISH 41 Selecting and recording DSE effects 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA [...]

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    ENGLISH 42 Advanced Recording Setting and Recording the DA TE/TIME ✤ Setting and recording the dat[...]

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    ENGLISH 43 Advanced Recording 7. Press ENTER. ■ The month to be reset will blink. 8. T urn the UP/[...]

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    ENGLISH 44 Advanced Recording Selecting and Recording a Title ✤ Selecting and recording a TITLE is[...]

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    ENGLISH 45 Advanced Recording 6. T urn the UP/DOWN dial to select the appropriate language. ■ Y ou[...]

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    ENGLISH 46 Fade In and Out Advanced Recording ✤ The F ADE function works in CAMERA mode only . ✤[...]

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    ENGLISH 47 Snap Shot (SCL906/L907 only) ✤ With the SNAP SHOT feature, your camcorder functions lik[...]

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    ENGLISH 48 White Balance Advanced Recording ✤ WHITE BALANCE is a recording function that preserves[...]

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    ENGLISH 49 Selecting OSD Language Advanced Recording 1. Press the MENU ON/OFF button. ■ The MENU l[...]

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    ENGLISH 50 Advanced Recording Demonstration ✤ Demonstration automatically shows you the major func[...]

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    ENGLISH 51 Setting the Date/Title Color Advanced Recording 1. Set the power switch to CAMERA mode. ([...]

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    ENGLISH 52 After Recording Advanced Recording 1. Eject the tape that you have recorded. (see page 22[...]

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    ENGLISH 53 Playing back a Tape ✤ T o view a tape that you have recorded. ✤ Playback function wor[...]

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    ENGLISH 54 Playing back a Tape Notes: ■ SCL901/L906/L907 feature a monaural audio system. If your [...]

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    ENGLISH 55 V arious Functions in PLA YER mode Playing back a Tape T o view a STILL picture (Playback[...]

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    ENGLISH 56 Adjusting the LCD Playing back a Tape ✤ The procedure for using DSE in PLA YER mode is [...]

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    ENGLISH 57 Multi Playback (using a P AL60 System) Playing back a Tape ✤ This Camcorder can convert[...]

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    ENGLISH 58 T ransferring a Digital Image through a USB Connection USB interface (SCL907 only) ✤ Y [...]

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    ENGLISH 59 Installing USB Media 2.0 Program USB interface (SCL907 only) ✤ Do not connect the camco[...]

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    ENGLISH 60 USB interface (SCL907 only) 4. The window below displays the folder to install the progra[...]

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    ENGLISH 61 USB interface (SCL907 only) Connecting to a PC 1. Connect a USB cable to the USB port on [...]

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    ENGLISH 62 Cleaning and T aking care of the Camcorder Maintenance Cleaning the Viewfinder ◆ Releas[...]

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    ENGLISH 63 Using Y our Camcorder Abroad Using Your Camcorder Abroad ✤ Each country or area has its[...]

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    ENGLISH 64 T roubleshooting Troubleshooting ✤ Before contacting a service center , perform the fol[...]

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    ENGLISH 65 Checking Troubleshooting ✤ If you run into any problem using the camcorder , use the fo[...]

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    ENGLISH 66 Troubleshooting Symptom A vertical stripe appears when you record a bright subject agains[...]

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    ENGLISH 67 Moisture Condensation Troubleshooting ✤ If the camcorder is brought directly from a col[...]

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    ENGLISH 68 Specifications ✤ The design and technical specifications may be changed without notice.[...]

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    ENGLISH 69 Index - A - ABROAD ......................................................................[...]

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    ENGLISH 70 Index - O - OPERA TION MODE .............................................................[...]

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    ENGLISH 71 Warranty (SEA Users Only) SAMSUNG LIMITED W ARRANTY SAMSUNG Electronics America Inc. (SEA[...]

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    AD68-00732M ENGLISH ELECTRONICS THIS CAMCORDER IS MANUFACTURED BY: *Samsung Electronics’ Internet [...]