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  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 1
    PUB.DIM-420 DIGITAL VIDEO CAMCORDER ENGLISH Instruction Manual CANON INC. U.S.A. CANON U.S.A., INC. NEW JERSEY OFFICE 100 Jamesburg Road, Jamesburg... au modèle ZR50 MC. Este manual de instrucciones explica el uso de las videocámaras ZR50 MC y ZR45 MC. Por favor tenga en cuanta...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 2
    ... recording of copyrighted materials may infringe on the rights of copyright owners and be contrary to copyright laws. Digital Video Camcorder, ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC systems This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 3
    IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS In these safety instructions the word "product" refers to the Canon Digital Video Camcorder ZR50 MC A/ZR45 MC A and all its accessories. 1. Read Instructions - All the safety and operating instructions should be read before ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 4
    ... - Disconnect this product from the wall outlet and all power sources including battery, and refer servicing to qualified service personnel under the ... the service technician has used replacement parts that are specified by Canon or that have the same characteristics as the original part. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 5
    ... Guide Your camcorder is supplied with two manuals: the "Digital Video Camcorder ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC Instruction Manual" and the "Digital Video Solution Disk Instruction Manual". E Digital Video Camcorder ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC Instruction Manual Mastering the Basics Using the Full Range of ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 6
    ... Step and Reference Guide ...5 Thank you for Choosing a Canon ...8 Introducing the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC ...9 Turning the Image Stabilizer Off ...58 ... Mastering the Basics Finding Your Way Around the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC ...10 ~ Preparations ...~ Introduction Powering Your Camcorder ...13 Loading a Cassette ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 7
    ... the Camcorder...131 Notes on Using the Batteries...133 Maintenance ...137 Troubleshooting...141 The ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC System Diagram ...145 Optional ...: • Finding Your Way Around the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC ( 10) • Screen displays ( 149) • Troubleshooting - in case you run into ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 8
    Thank you for Choosing a Canon E First, we'd like to thank you for purchasing this Canon camcorder. Its advanced technology makes it very easy to use - ...sample images) Soft case for MultiMediaCard Digital Video Solution Disk Software CD-ROM* IFC-300PCU USB cable* 8 * ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 9
    Introducing the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC 22× Lens and 440× Digital Zoom 18× Lens and 360× Digital ... the brightness of the subject for shooting brightly in color. Advanced Accessory Shoe Allows the Canon Video Light VL-3 or the Directional Stereo Microphone DM50 (both optional) to be easily attached and ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 10
    Finding Your Way Around the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC E REC (record) SEARCH - button(p. 39)/ Record review button (p. 39)/ (rewind) button (p. 30)/ CARD - ... (p. 66) DIGITAL EFFECTS Easy Recording ON/OFF MENU MENU button (p. 41) Digital effects ON/OFF button (p. 66) 10
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 11
    E Viewfinder focusing lever (p. 131) Viewfinder protect cover (p. 138) PHOTO button (p. 56, 107) Advanced accessory shoe (p. 74, 75) Accessory shoe (p. 97) Zoom controller (p. 25) Speaker (p. 33) TAPE/CARD switch (p. 20) CARD TAPE Serial number (Body No...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 12
    ...u (LANC) terminal (p. 87) DV USB terminal (p. 127) AV (audio/video) IN/OUT terminal (p. 34,... (p. 149) DATA CODE button (p. 82) D.EFFECTS (Digital effects) button (p. 66) AUDIO MONITOR button ... Controller buttons (p. 41) W ZOOM T SET button (p. 41) Digital effects ON/OFF button (p. 66) MIX BALANCE ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 13
    ...60 Hz) to the DC current used by your camcorder. • If the adapter is used next to a TV,...move the adapter away from the TV or the antenna cable. E Connecting the camcorder to an AC outlet 1 POWER CAMERA ... from an AC outlet. Always turn the camcorder off before connecting/removing the power source...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 14
    ... properly. However, you must charge the battery pack fully if you want it to power the camcorder for more than a few minutes. Always turn the camcorder off before connecting/removing the battery. 1. Set the POWER switch to OFF. 2. Attach the battery to the camcorder. • Remove the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 15
    ... button while you slide the battery up. Notes: • Never connect an unspecified product to the camcorder' ... supply is required, please return it to the responsible nearest Canon Service Center and please replace it... plug adapter. Contact your nearest Canon Service Center for further information. 15
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 16
    ... Compact Power Adapter CA-560 included with the camcorder can be used along with the CR-560 Kit for 3 different ways to power the camcorder or charge battery packs: 1. Charge the BP-500 ... power from your car battery. 2. Operate the camcorder with power from your car battery. 3. Charge the BP-500 ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 17
    2. Operate the camcorder with power from your car battery. Camcorder + DC Cable + Charge Adapter + Car Battery Cable → car' s cigarette lighter E To car's cigarette ... (using the viewfinder). Note: • For full details of how to use the CR-560, refer to its instruction manual. 17
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 18
    ... attached a power source. 2. Slide the OPEN / EJECT 5 switch (on the bottom of the camcorder) to release the cassette compartment cover. Mastering the Basics • ... in the cassette compartment cover. • Do not leave the cassette in the camcorder after use - return it to its case and store it in a ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 19
    ....) If you load this cassette and put the camcorder in record pause mode ( 20), THE TAPE IS ...tape heads, transfer cassettes directly from the tape case to the camcorder - do not open the tape protect cover... been damaged or spliced - they may damage the camcorder. • Do not insert anything into the...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 20
    ... and hold, turn the POWER switch to CAMERA. • The camcorder automatically sets to record pause mode. ...For setting the date and time, see p. 55. • The camcorder power indicator lights up. • The confirmation beep sounds. • The camcorder will turn itself off if you leave it in record pause mode ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 21
    ..., make a test recording first. • Before making important recordings, clean the video heads using a Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available digital video head cleaning cassette. • To close the LCD panel, rotate it ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 22
    ... • Only SP and LP modes are available when the camcorder is set to CARD PLAY (VCR) mode. You ...distorted during playback. For important recordings, therefore, set the camcorder to SP mode. • We recommend recording in SP mode when you plan to transfer images taken with the camcorder to your PC. 22
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 23
    ...if you switch to SP or LP while the camcorder is connected to another digital video device. • When the recording mode is changed to SP or LP, the camcorder modifies the image ... might not be able to do DV dubbing correctly with the camcorder set to SP or LP mode. • You cannot transfer...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 24
    ...beeps are indicated by ` in the s illustrations. Beeps sound upon certain camcorder operations such as when you turn ... also upon any unusual condition of the s camcorder. Beeps are not recorded on the tape. TAPE... menu and close the menu. • Leave the camcorder with no cassette or memory card inserted...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 25
    ...work as usual. You can freely zoom in and out between 1× and 440× magnification - the camcorder automatically switches between optical zooming (up to 22×) and digital zooming (22× to 88× or 22× to 440×). TAPE + CAMERA , CARD + CAMERA D.ZOOM ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 26
    ...zoom in and out between 1× and 360× magnification - the camcorder automatically switches between optical zooming (up to 18×) and digital zooming (18× ...magnification is greater than 22×/18×. • You cannot use digital zoom in the Night recording program. • You cannot use digital...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 27
    ...the LCD panel OPEN button and open the panel by pulling it away from the camcorder. This automatically switches the LCD screen on and the viewfinder off. To...90° 90° You can also push the panel flat against the camcorder until it is flush with the side, with the screen facing outwards. Notes: • ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 28
    ... closing it or pushing it flat against the side of the camcorder. • Always fully close the LCD panel ...dial down to make the display darker. Notes: • The camcorder will remember your brightness setting even... Screen The LCD screen built into this camcorder is a high precision product. However, small...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 29
    Allowing the subject to monitor recording When you turn the LCD panel so that it faces the same direction as the lens, you can watch yourself during recording or let your subject monitor recording. The viewfinder is also activated when the panel is in this position. (Adjusting the viewfinder, 131) ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 30
    ... press the ` (rewind) button. • If the playback picture is rough (mosaic-like noise), clean the video heads using a Canon DVM-CL Digital Video Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available digital video head cleaning cassette. 30
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 31
    Other playback modes Playback pause Press the a (pause) button. To resume normal playback, press it again, or press the e (play) button. The camcorder automatically goes into stop mode after about 5 minutes'playback pause. Fast forward playback To play back the recording at about 9.5 times normal ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 32
    ... in reverse at normal speed, press the - 4a button during normal / forward playback. Press the PLAY e button to return to normal forward playback. • The camcorder automatically goes into stop mode after about 2 minutes of paused reverse playback. Forward ×2 Playback Press the ×2 button during ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 33
    Built-in speaker The camcorder has a built-in speaker so you can review the sound track ..., turn down the volume. • The speaker turns off when the camcorder is set to any mode other than TAPE ... built-in speaker and headphones are memorized separately. The camcorder remembers your levels even if you ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 34
    Connections for Playback on a TV Screen E You can connect the camcorder to a TV or VCR in order to play back your recordings... attach a power source to the camcorder ( 13). Power off all devices before starting the connections. See your TV or VCR instruction manual for further details. Switching the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 35
    ... terminal R (right). Do not connect the yellow plug. • If you are connecting the camcorder to a TV, set the TV/VIDEO selector on the television to VIDEO. • If you are connecting the camcorder to a VCR, set the input selector on the VCR to LINE. 35
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 36
    ... Cable MIC VIDEO AUDIO L R Mastering the Basics • Connect the camcorder using the STV-250N... plug to the yellow video terminal VIDEO. • If you are connecting the camcorder to a TV, set... selector on the television to VIDEO. • If you are connecting the camcorder to a VCR, set the input selector...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 37
    Tips for Making Better Videos Holding the camcorder For maximum stability, grip the camcorder in your right ...pressed against your body. If necessary support the camcorder with your left hand. With practice,... unwanted movement, you can mount the camcorder on a tripod, (or any flat surface at a suitable...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 38
    ... your viewpoint for each shot. Remember that any camcorder movement or change in picture angle should have .... Long shot Medium shot Close-up Camcorder moves Mastering the Basics Use pans to... seconds before you stop recording. Tilt the camcorder up to exaggerate the height of the subject. Tilt down...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 39
    Searching and Reviewing While Recording Record search When the camcorder is in record pause mode.... Using the Full Range of Features Record review When the camcorder is in record pause mode, you... release the c (record review) button while you check the picture in the display. • The camcorder rewinds...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 40
    ... display. There are 4 main menus: CAM. MENU Camera menu VCR MENU VCR menu C.CAM. MENU Card camera menu C.PLAY MENU Card play menu 2 ( ( ( ( 42) 43) 45) 46) CAM. MENU CAM.MENU CARD MIX CAM.SET UP VCR SET UP DISP.SET UP SYSTEM RETURN TAPE + CAMERA SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE CARD TAPE POWER CAMERA ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 41
    Selecting from the Menus 2, 11 MENU E MENU 3-10 TV SCREEN SET 1. Turn the POWER switch and the TAPE/CARD switch to the desired settings. 2. Press the MENU button to open the menu. • One of the main menus appears, according to the settings of the TAPE/CARD switch and the POWER switch. 3. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 42
    ... start recording. • You can display the menus on a connected TV screen by turning TV SCREEN ( ... SCREEN s button. See p. 34 for TV hookup instructions. List of Menus Turn to the appropriate page for... Camera set up submenu e r t y u i Shutter speed...Digital zoom ...Image stabilizer...16:9 effect ......
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 43
    3 VCR set up submenu o !0 !1 !2 !3 Record mode...Wind screen ...Audio mode ...AV or headphones...Return 22 71 70 34 VCR SET UP E o !1 !3 SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE REC MODE SP WIND SCREEN•OFF AUDIO MODE••12bit AV/PHONES•••AV RETURN !0 !2 4 Display set up submenu !4 !5 !6 !7 !8 !9 @0 ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 44
    ... q w e r t y u i Record mode...22 Output channel...101 Audio dubbing ...98 Wind screen ...71 Audio mode ...70 AV or headphones...34 Analog-digital converter...93 Return VCR SET UP q e t u SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE REC MODE SP OUTPUT CH•••L/R AUDIO DUB.••AUDIO IN WIND SCREEN AUDIO MODE••...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 45
    ... 6 Using the Full Range of Features 1 Camera set up submenu q w e r t Shutter speed...Digital zoom ...Image stabilizer...White balance ...Return 77 25 58 80 CAM.SET UP ... 104 106 106 CARD SET UP y i SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE QUALITY FINE FILE NOS.•••CONTINUOUS SHTR SOUND••ON RETURN u o 45
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 46
    C. CAM. MENU, cont. E 3 VCR set up submenu !0 AV or headphones...34 !0 VCR SET UP SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE AV/PHONES•••AV RETURN 4 Display set up submenu !1 !2 !3 !4 !5 !6 !7 Brightness ...28 Mirror mode...29 TV screen...149 Date/time display...55 Card access display...105 Demo mode...24 ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 47
    1-1 Card operations submenu (when playing back a single image) q w e r t Copy from card to cassette . Erase all print marks ...Image erase ...Format...Return 125 118 119 126 CARD OPER. E q e t ] COPY[ PRINT MARKS IMAGE ERASE FORMAT RETURN SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE ALL ERASE w r 1-2 Card operations...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 48
    C. PLAY MENU, cont. E 4 System submenu !7 Light-up buttons ...!8 Button light color ...!9 Wireless controller...@0 Beep ...@1 Return 52 52 50 24 SYSTEM !7 !9 @1 SEL.SETSET MENUCLOSE BUTTONLIGHT•ON LIGHT COLOR•YELLOW WL.REMOTE••• 1 BEEP ON RETURN !8 @0 Using the Full Range of ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 49
    ... The supplied wireless controller can operate the camcorder from a distance of up to 16 feet (5 m). Point... ( 86) • Audio mix ( 100) • Dubbing from a digital video equipment ( 88) • Analog Line... places or outdoors, the effective range will be less. • The camcorder may have difficulty picking up...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 50
    ... Operating 2 Canon DV Camcorders (Remote Sensor Mode) To prevent interference from other Canon wireless controllers being used nearby, there are 2 remote sensor modes and an off setting. The wireless controller and the camcorder have to be set to the same mode in order to be ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 51
    ... button combinations. If the wireless controller still doesn' work, change the batteries. t Notes: • The mode the camcorder is set to also appears for 4 seconds when you turn the power on. • When you replace the batteries, the wireless controller returns to mode...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 52
    Adjusting the Selectable Color Light-up Buttons E MENU The clear buttons above the LCD panel light up when the camcorder' power is s on, or only when one of the buttons is pressed, making it possible to play back cassettes when in dark surroundings. You can also change the color in which they ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 53
    ...display or hide it during playback ( 82). Set the date and time display when you first start using your camcorder. Install the backup battery before you begin ( 135). • Before you start setting the date and time, select your home time zone from...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 54
    ... time zone, there is no need to reset the date and time. Just set the time zone to your destination and the camcorder' clock will automatically s change to display the correct time for your destination. • The camcorder automatically accounts for the number of days in a month and leap year. 54
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 55
    Setting the clock After you set the date and time, the date/time and home time zone will be displayed for about 4 seconds each time you turn the power on. TAPE E + CAMERA , CARD + CAMERA SYSTEM ( 40) D/TIME SET••JAN. 1,2002 12:00 AM 1. Open the menu and select SYSTEM. 2. Select D/...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 56
    ...any time during regular video recording, or you can put the camcorder into record ...SP or LP recording mode). During this time the camcorder also records the sound, and the display .... • During autofocus F flashes white in the display as the camcorder adjusts the focus and it is displayed continuously...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 57
    ... records the " hoto"to p the tape for approximately 6 seconds*. During this time the camcorder also records the sound, and the display shows the still picture...has no half-way setting. Press the s p . button fully and the camcorder immediately takes the " hoto" • Only take " hotos"where ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 58
    Turning the Image Stabilizer Off E MENU With most camcorders, even the slightest hand movements will be noticeable during telephoto recording. However, the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC' image stabilizer s allows you to obtain steady recordings even at high ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 59
    ... recording programs. They use different combinations of camcorder settings in order to adjust the exposure and ... AUTO ( 60). • For various other recording conditions, the camcorder has 6 more specialized AE (auto ... the Full Range of Features Recording Program Digital Zoom Shutter speed Focus White ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 60
    ... of the image may change suddenly. • If you switch the camcorder from the [ program to the Q program, the camcorder returns to the Auto program. • When recording in ... a bright light in the scene may cause a vertical light bar ("mear" to s ) appear. This is a normal feature of camcorders. 60
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 61
    ... to use the camcorder is with the program selector set to the [ position. The camcorder will take care of focus, exposure and other adjustments, leaving you...except that you now have the option of using any of the camcorder' manual functions. s AUTO Sports This program is useful for recording high-...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 62
    ...Though subjects can be shot brightly, picture quality may not be as good as in normal lighting. • White points may appear in the display. • Autofocus may not work as well as usual (in this case, adjust the focus manually). You cannot use the Night recording program in CARD CAMERA mode. NIGHT 62
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 63
    ... options: fast, moderate, slow and manual ( 68). * Available during TAPE PLAY (... button to close the menu. • The camcorder remembers your chosen digital effect setting until ... the program selector to [ (Easy Recording) while the digital effect display is flashing, it will disappear from the display ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 64
    E Faders Fade Trigger (FADE-T) When you start recording, the scene gradually fades in from a black screen. When you stop recording, it gradually fades out. Vertical Wipe (WIPE ) When you start recording, the picture begins as a thin vertical line in the center of the screen which gradually expands...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 65
    Effects E Sepia (SEPIA) Makes a monochrome image with a brownish tint. Art (ART) Adds a paintlike effect, called solarization, to the image. Mosaic (MOSAIC)* Blurs the image by enlarging the size of some pixels. Black and White (BLK & WHT) Makes the image black and white. Using the Full Range ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 66
    E Digital effects can be set with the controls on the body of the camcorder or the wireless controller. Pressing the ▲/▼ buttons on the wireless controller correspond to turning the selector dial up and down, and pressing the SET button corresponds to pressing the selector dial in. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 67
    ... + PLAY (VCR) , CARD + CAMERA Select effect 1. Press the DIGITAL EFFECTS button to open .... 3. Select the desired setting. • You return to the digital effects menu. Using the Full Range of Features 4. Press the DIGITAL EFFECTS button to close the menu. • The menu disappears and the name ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 68
    ... your display image into 4, 9 or 16 smaller images with the Image Capture feature. With this feature, the camcorder captures the current scene being shot or replayed. Choose the transition speed - manual, fast (every 4 frames), moderate (every 6...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 69
    ... the ON/OFF button. • MULTI-S stops flashing. • Manual: As you press the ON/OFF button, scenes... after the last image is captured. • Automatic: The camcorder will capture the indicated number of images at the indicated... not apply with the MANUAL multi-image speed.) • You cannot use digital zoom...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 70
    ...• For details of playing back a tape that has new sound on stereo 2, see p. 100. • When you record to the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC from a camcorder with DV terminal outputs, the audio mode becomes automatically set to 12 bit. • When the recording mode is set to...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 71
    ... extend into the frame. E Wind screen The camcorder has an automatic wind screen to prevent ... does not operate when an external microphone is connected to the MIC terminal. • The wind screen does... when the optional DM-50 microphone is connected to the advanced accessory shoe. Using the Full Range...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 72
    ..., CARD + CAMERA 1. Press the self-timer button on the body of the camcorder or the SELF TIMER button on the wireless controller. Using the Full ...mark starts flashing immediately after you press the PHOTO button. • The camcorder takes the picture for approximately 6 seconds ( 8 seconds in SP or ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 73
    Notes: • To cancel the self-timer before the countdown has begun, press the SELF TIMER button. • To cancel the self-timer once the countdown has begun, press the SELF TIMER button. E Using the Full Range of Features 73
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 74
    ..., attach the Video Light to the camcorder's advanced accessory shoe. The Video Light is powered by the same power source as the camcorder. Also refer to the VL-3 Video Light instructions. Turn the camcorder's power off before attaching/removing the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 75
    ... Microphone DM-50 has been designed exclusively for camcorders equipped with an advanced accessory shoe . It is powered by the camcorder's power supply....Using the Full Range of Features 2. Set the camcorder to TAPE CAMERA mode. • C (Connection) appears in the display. 3. Set the microphone's ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 76
    .... Push the AE SHIFT button so that e appears before AE. Then you can adjust the exposure manually. • You cannot adjust the AE Shift when the camcorder is set to [ (Easy Recording), the Spotlight, Sand & Snow or Night recording program. 76
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 77
    ...memory card. 6. Close the menu. Concerning shooting in fluorescent lighting When the camcorder is set to [ (Easy Recording) or the Auto recording program in TAPE ... the LCD or viewfinder display starts to flicker, make sure the camcorder is set to the Auto or Night recording program and select the 1/...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 78
    ... • The image may not appear smooth when a high shutter speed is set. • The camcorder returns to the auto shutter setting when you slide the program selector to ... 1/500 or above in TAPE CAMERA mode and then switch the camcorder to CARD CAMERA mode, the shutter speed will automatically change to 1/...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 79
    Adjusting Focus Manually The camcorder can focus automatically. All you have to do is point it, and whatever is in the center of ... the zoom first, and then the focus. Using the Full Range of Features Manual focus TAPE + CAMERA , CARD + CAMERA Use the selector dial to ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 80
    ...WHITE BAL.••AUTO ( 40) 1. 2. 3. 4. Make sure the camcorder is set to the Q (program AE) mode. Open.... b) To set the white balance yourself, point the camcorder at a white object (such as a sheet of paper... SETW. • Make sure to continue pointing the camcorder at the white object until you have...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 81
    Setting the white balance manually will probably work better than auto white balance ... program selector to [ (Easy Recording). • When you turn the camcorder on, the white balance returns to AUTO. If you then switch the white balance to SET, the camcorder will remember your last setting. • During ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 82
    ... and time the recording was made and other camcorder data (shutter speed and exposure settings... mode, the data code can be displayed or hidden while the camcorder is in play, slow or still mode....CODE button. When using a cassette, press it while the camcorder is in play, slow or still mode. • Press ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 83
    ...If noise or tape damage prevents the data code from being read. • If a recording made on ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC is played back on a different DV camcorder, the data code may not be displayed correctly. • The data code will appear in the display ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 84
    E Six-second auto date The 6-second auto date appears for 6 seconds to mark the changeover of a day if the tape was being recorded at 12:00 midnight. It also appears for 6 seconds when you start playback and have the data code turned off. The 6-second auto date will adjust for any time zone ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 85
    ... Press 3 (stop) to stop mid-search. • If you begin a search very close to the start of a recorded still picture during photo search, the camcorder may skip straight past it. • When you have set the area for the World Clock, date search also looks for the change in date based on the adjusted time...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 86
    ... rewind will take you back to the pre-marked position. • If you remove the tape while the zero set memory is set, the memory is canceled and the tape counter reverts to time code. • The camcorder remembers your setting even if you turn it off and back on again or move the program selector. 86
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 87
    ... shots to create your own video productions. E Preparations 1. Connect the camcorder to the VCR. • See ...Turn on the TV and set the TV/VIDEO selector to VIDEO. • Turn on the VCR, and set ... m (LANC) terminal The m terminal allows you to connect the camcorder to equipment. Some buttons on editing ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 88
    ...with arrow Side with arrow Preparations Editing Example dubbing to the camcorder 1. Connect the camcorder and the other digital device. • Connect the Canon CV-150F DV cable (optional) with the sides of the plugs marked with the arrows facing as shown ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 89
    ... controller. • The camcorder enters record pause mode. E 3. Start playback on the other digital device ... in SP or LP mode with the camcorder for DV dubbing with another digital device not equipped ... in SP or LP mode. • When dubbing to a cassette with digital video equipment, be sure to set AV \ ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 90
    ... can record a video played on your VCR or analog camcorder (for digital camcorders, see p. 88) or a TV program onto a tape in the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC, if the TV or other device has audio/video outputs. • If an anomalous signal is sent from the...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 91
    ...and set it to playback pause mode. 2. Press the REC PAUSE button on the wireless controller. • S-video and AV IN/OUT terminals work as input terminals. • The camcorder enters record pause mode. E 3. Start playback on the other device or turn on the...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 92
    Digitally outputting analog video and audio signals (Analog-Digital Converter) E Connecting the camcorder to your VCR or 8 mm video camera allows conversion of recorded analog video and audio signals to digital signals in an instant. The digital signals can be output...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 93
    ... to perform analog-digital conversion with a cassette inserted to the camcorder, the converted signals may not be output to the connected digital video equipment. • When connecting to a PC equipped with a DV terminal, you may not be able to ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 94
    ...scenes from your VCR or other camcorder onto your prerecorded tape using the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC' analog line-in or DV in terminals. s Original video and audio will be ...)-VIDEO Editing VIDEO AUDIO AV L STV-250N Stereo Video Cable MIC R Make sure the AV/headphone terminal is...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 95
    Preparations The tape in the camcorder: When using the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC' AV insert function, only record to tapes s recorded in SP ... recording from a VCR Editing 1. Connect the camcorder to the VCR. 2. Prepare the VCR and TV. • Set the TV/Video selector on the television ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 96
    ... mode. • You can use the playback buttons on the body of the camcorder or the special playback functions on the wireless controller in the same way...cassette in the VCR. 5. To start inserting, press the PAUSE button on the camcorder. • 2a changes to 2. 6. To stop inserting, press the STOP button ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 97
    ... erased. For best results, add sound to tapes that have been recorded with this camcorder in SP mode with 12-bit sound. If there are non-... with 12-bit sound, we recommend dubbing your t original tape onto a blank tape using the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC' analog line-in s function, then dubbing audio onto the...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 98
    ...cables to the MIC terminal. • To use your TV to monitor video, connect the S-video terminal ( 35) or the AV terminal (use only the video...PLAY(VCR) REMOTE SET PAUSE Do not connect/disconnect any cables to/from the camcorder when dubbing audio or preparing to dub audio. TAPE + PLAY (VCR) VCR SET...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 99
    ... tape with added sound. • There may be a loss of sound quality if you add sound to a tape recorded on a camcorder other than the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC. • After adding sound 3 or more times to the same place on a tape, there may be some loss in...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 100
    Setting the Audio Mix E POWER CAMERA OFF MIX AUDIO BALANCE MONITOR ST-1 ST-2 PLAY(VCR) When you play back a tape that was recorded in 12-bit mode, you can set the audio output to play: stereo 1 (the original sound), stereo 2 (any new sound, dubbed to the tape after recording), or mix the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 101
    Selecting audio output channels When you play back a tape whose audio has been recorded on multiple channels, you can change the output channels of that sound. TAPE E + PLAY (VCR) VCR SET UP OUTPUT CH•••L/R ( 40) 1. Load a tape recorded with multiple-channel audio. 2. Open the menu ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 102
    ... card to your PC by using a USB cable, see p. 127. By using a DV cable and connecting the camcorder to a PC equipped with a DV terminal conforming to IEEE 1394.... • Turn off the power of both the camcorder and the PC before connecting. • Optional software necessary. DV DV Cable (...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 103
    ... manage still images on 2 types of memory cards: the MultiMediaCard (supplied with the camcorder) or an SD Memory Card (commercially available). The MultiMediaCard ... than the supplied one, make sure to format them with the camcorder ( 126). Important • Inserting or removing the memory card without ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 104
    .... • When inserting the memory card, do not attempt to close the cover forcefully without the memory card properly inserted. Notes: • When you set the camcorder to CARD PLAY (VCR) mode, the last image recorded appears. If there are no images recorded on the memory card, NO IMAGES appears in the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 105
    Notes: • Depending on the image you are recording, sometimes there will be no difference in image quality between settings. • Images are compressed and recorded in the JPEG (Joint Photographic Experts Group) format. • The number of pixels is 640 × 480 (VGA) in both FINE and STANDARD modes. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 106
    E File numbers The images you take are automatically assigned file numbers from 0101-9900 and stored in folders of 100 images each. Each folder is numbered from 101 to 998 and recorded on the memory card. Sample images have been pre-recorded on the supplied MultiMediaCard, entering folder number ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 107
    ...other information appear in the display. • The camcorder will turn itself off if you are using a battery and do not operate the camcorder for more than about ... locked. • During autofocus F flashes white in the display as the camcorder adjust the focus and it is displayed continuously as...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 108
    ...way setting. Press the s button fully and the camcorder immediately takes the image. • When the POWER switch.../CARD switch is moved from TAPE to CARD, the camcorder modifies the image for appropriate recording onto... on the memory card ( 105) Backup battery ( 135) Remaining battery power ( 134) 108...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 109
    Recording an Image from a Cassette as a Still Image 1 FOCUS SLIDE SHOW 2 PH OT O E 3 PH OT O Record an image from a cassette onto a memory card. To automatically record multiple still images from a cassette to a memory card, refer to " opying Still C Images from a Cassette"on p.124. • The...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 110
    ... OFF PLAY(VCR) Side with arrow Side with arrow Preparations 1. Connect the camcorder to the other digital device. • Connect the Canon CV-150F DV cable (optional) with the sides of the plugs marked with the arrows facing as shown above. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 111
    ... on a memory card. (For details on connecting to a TV, see " onnections for Playback on a TV Screen"on p. 34) C • The camcorder may not be able to ... camcorder: − Still images that have not been recorded with this camcorder but downloaded from a PC (excluding the sample images on p. 129-130) ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 112
    E 2 Card Jump Function You can jump from the current image to the desired image of unadjacent image number without displaying the images one by one. The numbers shown in the upper right in CARD PLAY (VCR) mode indicate the image number of the current still image / total number of still images on ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 113
    ... on a memory card must be marked before it can be printed. The camcorder supports the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) print format. Images can be automatically printed on a DPOF-supporting Canon printer. Up to 50 images per memory card can be print marked. There are 3 ways...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 114
    ... CARD CARD + + + CAMERA PLAY (VCR) ➡ CARD PHOTO REVIEW menu ( 114) ➡ File Operation menu SINGLE ( ... in CARD PLAY (VCR) mode CARD PHOTO REVIEW CARD + CAMERA 1. During/after recoding a still...image, press the CARD - button to open the CARD PHOTO REVIEW menu. • If you press the button after ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 115
    File Operation (FILE OPER.) CARD E + PLAY (VCR) 1. With an image in the display, press the selector dial in to open the FILE OPER. menu. • PROTECT , PRINT MARK , and IMAGE ERASE settings appear. • If you select |RETURN, the menu disappears from the display. To protect an image 2. Select ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 116
    ...setting). You can also protect a still image through CARD PHOTO REVIEW ( 114) or File Operation menu ( 115). Protecting an image while ...Make sure a memory card that has images recorded on it is inserted into the camcorder. 1. With an image in the display, press the index screen button. • Up to ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 117
    ...screen CARD + PLAY (VCR) CARD OPER. PRINT MARK ( 40) Make sure a memory card that has images recorded on it has been inserted into the camcorder. 1. With an image in the display, press the index screen button. • Up to 6 images appear in the display. • Move the mark to the image that you ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 118
    ...+ PLAY (VCR) ( 40) CARD OPER. PRINT MARKS ALL ERASE Make sure a memory card that has images recorded on it has been inserted into the camcorder. 1. With an image in the display, open the menu and select CARD OPER. 2. Select PRINT MARKS ALL ERASE. • ERASE ALL PRINT MARKS ? YES NO appears in...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 119
    ...SINGLE or ALL) You can also erase a still image through CARD PHOTO REVIEW ( 114) or File Operation menu ( 115). CARD + PLAY (VCR) CARD ... 40) Make sure a memory card that has images recorded on it is inserted into the camcorder. To erase images one at a time 1. Select the image you want to erase....
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 120
    E To erase all images on the memory card at once 1. Open the menu and select CARD OPER. 2. Select IMAGE ERASE. • CANCEL, SINGLE and ALL settings appear. • To cancel erasing, select CANCEL and close the menu. 3. Select ALL. • ERASE ALL IMAGES? [EXCEPT FOR the display. IMAGES] NO YES appears...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 121
    ... the mix level in the blue area of the pre-recorded image. Image being recorded by the camcorder Still image E CARD LUMI. (Card luminance key) The currently recording ... the mix level in the light area of the still image. Image being recorded by the camcorder Still image Using a Memory Card 121
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 122
    ... mix level in the blue area. Image being recorded by the camcorder Still image Mix level The mix level... images recorded on it and a cassette have been inserted into the camcorder. Select 1. Make sure the camcorder is set to the Q (program AE) mode. • You cannot use Card Mix in the Night recording...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 123
    ...the PHOTO button halfway down and hold it. • F flashes white in the display as the camcorder adjusts the focus and it is displayed continuously as a green mark when the camcorder is ready to take the image. Using a Memory Card 2. Press the PHOTO button fully down to...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 124
    ... available and a recorded cassette have been inserted into the camcorder. 1. Locate the first still image on the cassette that you want to ...in the display and copying starts. ] appears in the display. NOW COPYING [ The camcorder automatically performs the Photo Search function to locate still images...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 125
    ... COPY[ ] ( 40) Make sure a memory card that has images recorded on it and a cassette that has enough recordable space have been inserted into the camcorder. TAPE + PLAY (VCR) 1. Locate the point on the cassette where you want to start copying and set it to stop. CARD + PLAY (VCR) 2. Select ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 126
    ... card mix sample images). The MultiMediaCard supplied with this camcorder has already been formatted for you. ... supplied one, make sure to format them with the camcorder, not a PC or other device. CARD +...) Make sure a memory card is inserted into the camcorder. 1. Open the menu and select CARD OPER...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 127
    ...to them. Use the USB cable and the Canon Digital Video Solution Disk software provided with the camcorder. • For details on how to connect the camcorder to a PC and install and operate the software, refer to the Canon Digital Video Solution Disk instrucion manual. • Refer also to your PC ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 128
    ... images provided on the MultiMediaCard, they can be downloaded from the following home page:* http://www.canondv.com * If you are unable to connect the camcorder to a PC using a USB cable, you will need a PC Card Adapter or USB Card Reader to be able to ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 129
    ...• There is only one correct way to insert memory cards into the camcorder. Do not forcefully insert the memory cards backwards or upside down. This could damage the memory card or the camcorder. E Sample images • The following are the sample images that have been pre-...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 130
    ... chroma key • The pre-recorded sample images on the MultiMediaCard included with this camcorder are intended solely for the personal enjoyment gained from combining them with personal videos taken with this camcorder. Do not use the pre-recorded sample images for ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 131
    ... your eyesight. • Rotate the viewfinder to an angle that allows you to view comfortably. Store the camcorder with the viewfinder flush with the body of the camcorder. .... Fasten the grip belt • Release the Velcro fastening and hold the camcorder with your right hand while you adjust the belt with...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 132
    E Attach the shoulder strap • For extra security and portability, attach the shoulder strap before using the camcorder. • Pass the ends through the attachment bars and adjust the length as shown. 132 Additional Information
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 133
    ... Using viewfinder Using LCD screen 2 hr. 45 min. 2 hr. 15 min. 2 hr. 45 min. 2 hr. 15 min. 5 hr. 50 min. 4 hr. 40 min. 9... 30 min. 1 hr. 15 min. 2 hr. 45 min. 2 hr. 15 min. 2 hr. ... 15 min. 5 hr. 50 min. 4 hr. 45 min. 9 hr. 15 min. 7 hr. ... 15 min. 2 hr. 15 min. 4 hr. 45 min. 7 hr. 40 min. Additional ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 134
    ... shows you approximately how much charge the battery pack has left: Notes: • When the power ...€¯appears in the display for 4 seconds and the empty battery mark starts to flash. The power indicator ... levels will be shown when you subject the battery pack and camcorder to different conditions. 100%...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 135
    ... pack is not being used. E B D Keep the terminals clean. • The camcorder adapter or battery pack will not work properly if the terminal .... Click the cover back into place. This backup battery allows the camcorder to remember the date and time and other settings when main power source is removed...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 136
    ... above 212°F (100°C) or incinerate. • Replace the battery with a Sony, Hitachi Maxell, Sanyo or Panasonic CR2025, or Duracell DL2025. Use of another battery may present a risk of fire or explosion.... • Do not disassemble, heat or immerse the battery in water, to avoid the risk of explosion. 136...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 137
    ...• Do not leave the camcorder inside a car in hot weather, for example. • Be careful of heat radiating from video lighting equipment. • Do not take the camcorder into a humid room. ... shock if water gets inside the camcorder - contact qualified service personnel as soon as possible. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 138
    ... check each part and function of your camcorder to make sure everything is still working ... inserting a cotton swab. When finished, return it flush with the camcorder. • The viewfinder screen scratches easily. Take ... warms up the display will return to normal. Camcorder body and lens • Use a soft, ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 139
    ... clean the video heads using Canon’ DVM-CL Digital s Video Head Cleaning Cassette. If the “ oiseମ.240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Contact your Canon dealer for information about plug adapters for overseas use. TV...on the LCD screen, your camcorder can only be connected to TVs which use its NTSC system. This TV...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 140
    .... Condensation may become a problem: When you take the camcorder from a cold place to a warm room ... you take the camcorder to a warm or humid place where condensation is likely to be a problem, unload the cassette ... in a plastic bag. Wait until the camcorder reaches room temperature before you take ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 141
    Troubleshooting Refer to this checklist first if you have any problems with your camcorder. Possible explanations are given for each problem on the... program ( 59). • The camcorder was in record pause mode for more than about 5 minutes ( 20, 107, 153). • The battery pack is ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 142
    ? The camcorder won't focus. E • The camcorder is on manual focus ( 79). • The viewfinder lens needs adjusting ( 131). • The lens is ... about it • There are a number of restrictions on using the digital effects. ( 63-67). • The camcorder is not set to TAPE PLAY (VCR) mode ( 30). • The ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 143
    ... to AV in the menu ( 34). • AV \ DV OUT (Analog-digital converter) is not set to OFF in the menu ( 93). • The video heads need cleaning ( 139). ...the card. If the mark continues to flash, format the memory card. • The camcorder is not set to CARD CAMERA or CARD PLAY (VCR) mode (...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 144
    ... The remote sensor modes of the wireless controller and the camcorder itself are different ( 50). • The batteries are dead or not inserted. • Check the...is not a malfunction. ? The DV cable is connected correctly, but there's nothing in the display. ? The camcorder becomes warm during use. 144...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 145
    The ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC System Diagram (Availability differs from area to area) WS-20 Wrist Strap E WD-30.5 Wideconverter WL-...FS-30.5U Filter Set CA-560 Compact Power Adapter BP-500 Series Battery Pack ZR-1000 Zoom Remote Controller S-150 S-video Cable TV VL-3 Video Light STV-250N Stereo Video Cable ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 146
    ... Accessories E Call or visit your local retailer/dealer for genuine Canon video accessories. You can also obtain genuine accessories for your Canon camcorder by calling: 1-800-828-4040, Canon U.S.A. Information Center. BP-500 Series Battery Packs The battery ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 147
    ... of the microphone, for full recorded sound. Zoom Remote Controller ZR-1000 When this product is plugged into the LANC m terminal of a Canon camcorder, it is possible to control functions such as the start and stop of recording and the zoom ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 148
    ... reach without weighing you down or getting in the way. Genuine leather. N GENU NO This mark identifies genuine Canon video accessories. When you use Canon video equipment, we recommend Canon-brand accessories or products bearing the same mark. Optional accessories: D83-...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 149
    ... not be added to any recordings you make with the camcorder. TAPE TV SCREEN DATA CODE E...set it to OFF and close the menu. For instructions on how to hook the camcorder up to your TV, see ...screen will be completely blank (including connected TV screen), but the camcorder will continue to show warning/...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 150
    ...much battery power remains ( 134). The battery pack is exhausted ( 134). Fast forward ( Rewind ( 30) 30... you have completely run out of tape. The camcorder is ejecting the tape ( 18). The safety mechanism is activated. Unload the cassette and turn the camcorder off. Turn it on again and reload the ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 151
    ... c e SELF-T Optical plus 88×/72× digital zoom Optical plus 440×/ 360×... ( 59). SEL.S MENU C. CAM. MENU ( 45) C.CAM MENU CAM.SET UP... to advanced accessory shoe ( 74, 75) AE Shift ( 76) C CARD PHOTO REVIEW... ERASE RETURN Additional Information AE +2.0 Manual focus is selected ( 79). FILE OPER...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 152
    ... effect is being selected, and appears steadily when it is activated ( 23). Digital effects. The display flashes when the function is being selected and appears steadily when...Microphone input DV input ( 88, 110) MIC.IN DV IN Analog-Digital converter ( 92) Condensation warning ( 140) AV DV Memory...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 153
    ...AM JAN. 1,2002 When you start recording, the camcorder counts from 0SEC to 10SEC. Shots which ...Information Erasing still images ( 119). Connecting to a PC ( 127). • The camcorder will turn itself off... about 5 minutes. This display appears 20 seconds (approx.) before the camcorder turns off. 153...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 154
    ...] Additional Information Appears when, during DV dubbing, the DV cable is disconnected or the power of the digital equipment connected to the camcorder is turned off. Refer to p. 140 CHECK THE CASSETTE [AUDIO MODE] CHECK THE DV INPUT CHECK THE CASSETTE...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 155
    ... card has not been inserted into the camcorder. ( 104) E PRINT MARK ERROR NO CARD... phrases An error has occurred with the memory card. The camcorder cannot CARD ERROR record or play back.... recorded in an incompatible JPEG format or other format that the camcorder cannot play back, or the image data ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 156
    Specifications E ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC Power Supply (rated): 7.4 V DC Power Consumption (while recording with the AF turned on): 3.3 W (Using ...) Television system: EIA standard (525 lines, 60 fields) NTSC color signal Video recording system: 3 rotary heads, helical scanning DV ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 157
    ...oz (530 g) E BP-512/BP-508 Battery Pack Battery type: Rechargeable lithium ion battery ... DC Operating temperature: 32°-04°F 1 (0°-0°C) 4 Battery capacity: 1100 mAh 800 mAh Dimensions:... excepted. Subject to change without notice. Canon is a trademark of Canon Inc. 157 Additional Information
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 158
    ... File Numbers, 106 Finding Your Way Around the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC, 10 Focusing, 79 Formatting a Memory Card, 126 ı Backup Battery, 135 Basic Recording, ..., 34 È Image Quality, 104 Image Stabilizer, 58 Index Screen, 112 Introducing the ZR50 MC/ZR45 MC, 9 158 Additional Information
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 159
    ...30 E ˜ Maintenance, 137 Making Better Videos, 37 Manual Focus, 79 Memory Card... Multi-Image Screen, 68 Í S1 video terminal, 35 Sample images, 129..., 13-15, 17 Powering Your Camcorder, 13 Pre-Marked Position, 86 Preparing the Camcorder, 131 Preventing Accidental Erasure, 113 Print Mark, 113 Problems...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 160
    ..., 133, 136, 157 Time Code, 153 Time Zone, 53 Tips for Making Better Videos, 37 Tripod, 37 Troubleshooting, 141 TV, 35, 149 ◊ VCR, 34 Videocassettes, 18 Video Heads, 139 Video ID-1 system, 36 Video Light, 74, 147 Viewfinder, 131, 138 Viewing ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 161
    ... Card access display Card mix Copy - card to cassette Copy - cassette to card Data code Date/time display Date/time select Date/time set Demo mode Digital Zoom Additional Information DISP.SET UP SYSTEM DISP.SET UP CAM.SET UP * Only the date and time appear in the data code when using a memory ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 162
    E Function First make sure the camera is set to... Then select it from this submenu and set. DISP.SET UP CARD OPER. CARD OPER. CARD SET UP CARD OPER. CAM.SET UP DISP.SET UP CARD MIX CARD MIX VCR SET UP CARD OPER. CARD OPER. CARD SET UP VCR SET UP SYSTEM CARD SET UP CAM.SET UP SYSTEM DISP.SET UP ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 163
    ... VIDEO CAMCORDER LIMITED WARRANTY The limited warranty set forth below is given by Canon U.S.A., Inc. ("CUSA") with respect to each Canon ZR50 MC/ ZR45 MC Digital Video Camcorder ("DV Camcorder") purchased and used in the United States. ...
  • Canon 45 MC | ZR50 ZR45MC Instruction Manual - Page 164
    ... Canada Inc. ("Canon Canada") with respect to Canon digital video equipment purchased in Canada.... or other proof of purchase for this Canon digital video equipment to a Canon Service Facility when repairs ... Canada. TO OBTAIN WARRANTY SERVICE Ship your Canon digital video equipment in its original ...



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