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JVC GR D270 - Camcorder - 25 x Optical Zoom Manual

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  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 1
    ... read the safety information and precautions contained in the pages 3 - 4 and 10 to ensure safe use of this product. ENGLISH DIGITAL VIDEO CAMERA GR-D270 Please visit our Homepage on the World Wide Web for Digital Video Camera: GETTING STARTED 6 VIDEO ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 2
    2 EN Major Features of this Camcorder Wipe/Fader Effects You can use the Wipe/Fader Effects to make ... at a time, for vivid, stable slow-motion. ( pg. 42) Data Battery You can check the battery status by simply pressing the DATA button. ( pg. 14) BATTERY CONDITION 100% 50% MAX TIME LCD min FINDER ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 3
    ... disconnect the power cord from AC outlet. CAUTIONS: ● This camcorder is designed to be used with PAL-type colour ... technology and will operate only with JVC Data Battery. Use the JVC BN-VF707U/VF714U/VF733U battery packs and, to recharge them or to supply power to the camcorder from an AC outlet,...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 4
    ... to the camcorder. CAUTION! Connecting cables (Audio/Video, S-Video, etc.) to the camcorder and leaving it on top of the TV is not recommended, as tripping on the cables will cause the camcorder to fall, resulting in damage. SOME DO'S AND DON'TS ON THE SAFE USE OF EQUIPMENT ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 5
    ...Dubbing To Or From A VCR...43 Dubbing To Or From A Video Unit Equipped With A DV Connector (Digital Dubbing)...44 ... Control...23 REFERENCES 47 DIGITAL STILL CAMERA (D.S.C.) RECORDING & PLAYBACK 25 D.S.C. RECORDING... Still Images Recorded On A Tape To A Memory Card...28 Resetting The File Name ...28 ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 6
    6 EN GETTING STARTED Index 1 B CDE X V W F GY 8P Q 9J R S d e fg h T i j O Z K L MU a N b c k
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 7
    ...] ( pg. 31) Data Battery Button [DATA] ( pg. 14) F VIDEO/MEMORY Switch ( pg. 14) G...) X Viewfinder ( pg. 16) Y Card Cover [MEMORY CARD] ( pg. 17) Z Battery Pack Mount ( pg....Input/Output Connector [S/AV] ( pg. 22, 43) R DC Input Connector [DC] ( pg. 13) S Digital Video Connector [DV IN/OUT] (i.Link*) ( ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 8
    .... : Blinks in yellow while the camcorder is reading the data in the memory card. E Picture Quality: (FINE)...33) K Time Code ( pg. 34, 36) L Digital Image Stabiliser ("DIS") ( pg. 32...) (Appears for approx. 5 seconds after turning on the camcorder.) : Auxiliary Microphone Level L R Indicator (Appears...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 9
    ...K Brightness Control Indicator (LCD monitor/ Viewfinder) ( pg. 16) L Battery Remaining Power Indicator ( pg. 49) M Date/Time ( pg. 15) N Manual Focus Adjustment Indicator ... Pause (Appear while a tape is running.) F Sound Input For Audio Dubbing ( pg. 46) G Battery Remaining Power Indicator (...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 10
    ... you only use memory cards with the mark or . This camcorder is designed exclusively for the digital video cassette, ... is not compatible with other digital video formats. Remember that this camcorder is intended for private consumer ... your video heads before use. If you haven't used your camcorder ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 11
    ... illustration. NOTE: To confirm the lens cap is on correctly make sure the cap is flush to the camcorder. a b c d e f g h i j k AC Adapter AP-V17E Battery Pack BN-VF707U S/AV Cable USB Cable Core Filter (for USB cable, pg. 12 for attachment)...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 12
    ... The Core Filter Attach the core filters to the cables. The core filter reduces interference. 1 Release... plug and the core filter. Wind the cable once around the outside of the core filter... care not to damage the cable. ● When connecting a cable, attach the end with the core filter to the camcorder...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 13
    ... battery packs. Using generic non-JVC batteries can cause damage to the internal charging ...lamp may not light. In this case, remove the battery pack from the camcorder, then try charging again. ... battery charge starts if the battery is attached to the camcorder. Using The Battery Pack Perform steps 2...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 14
    ... even though you tried to press DATA several times, there may be a problem on the battery. In such a case, consult your nearest JVC dealer. M A POWER/ CHARGE POWER/ CHARGE lamp VIDEO/MEMORY Choose the appropriate operation mode according to your preference ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 15
    GETTING STARTED VIDEO/MEMORY Switch Position VIDEO: Allows you to record on a tape or play back a...), still images are recorded both on the tape and the memory card. MEMORY: ● Allows you to record in ... "M", you can also turn on/off the camcorder by opening/ closing the LCD monitor or pulling out/...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 16
    ... fully and adjust it manually for best viewability. Tripod Mounting To attach the camcorder to a tripod, align .../Unloading A Cassette PAUSE The camcorder needs to be powered up to load or eject a cassette. Cassette ... "n", and press MENU. The CAMERA DISPLAY or VIDEO DISPLAY Menu appears. 5 Press ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 17
    ... card, push it once. After the memory card comes out of the camcorder, pull it out. ● Do ... loading it. NOTES: ● Some brands of memory cards are not compatible with this camcorder. Before purchasing a ...: Do not insert or remove the memory card while the camcorder is turned on, as this may cause ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 18
    ...remaining time appears on the display. “– h – – m” means the camcorder is calculating the remaining time. When the remaining time .... ● The POWER/CHARGE lamp lights and the camcorder enters the Record-Standby mode. “PAUSEମ.-Standby mode. Approximate recording time Tape 30 min. 60 min. 80 ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 19
    ...angles may provide more dramatic results. Hold the camcorder in the desired position and tilt the LCD monitor ...out first. If zoomed-in in the auto focus mode, the camcorder may automatically zoom out depending on... up again from "00:00:00". This means the camcorder may record the same time codes as...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 20
    ...a connected TV. ( pg. 22) ● If Stop mode continues for 5 minutes when power is supplied from a battery, the camcorder shuts off automatically. To turn on again, set the Power Switch to "OFF", then to "PLAY". ● When a cable is connected ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 21
    ... Before starting Blank Search, if the current position is at a blank portion, the camcorder searches in the reverse direction. If the current position is at ..., and press MENU. ● The “BLANK SEARCH” indication appears and the camcorder automatically starts reverse or forward search, then stops ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 22
    ...Open the cover. mark referring to your VCR's instruction manual. 4 Turn on the camcorder, the VCR and the TV. 5 Set the VCR to its AUX input mode, and set... To monitor the picture and sound from the camcorder without inserting a tape or memory card, set the camcorder's Power ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 23
    ... 21) ● Displays previous file in a memory card ( pg. 26) Installing The Battery The remote control ... the same as the Recording Start/ Stop Button on the camcorder. q S.SHOT Button Functions the same as SNAPSHOT ... Playback of a tape ( pg. 20) ● Starts Auto Playback of images in a memory card ( pg....
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 24
    ... slow-motion and still playback. ● Due to digital image processing, the quality of the image may suffer...seconds. ● During Slow-Motion Playback, due to digital image processing, the picture may take ...During Slow-Motion Playback, there will be disturbances in video and the picture may seem unstable,...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 25
    D.S.C. RECORDING EN 25 Basic Shooting (D.S.C. Snapshot) You can use your camcorder as a Digital Still Camera for taking snapshots. Still images are stored in the memory card. Approximate Number of Storable Images ● The number increases or...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 26
    ...Images shot with the camcorder are automatically numbered, then stored in numerical order in the memory card. You can view the stored images, one at a time, much like flipping ... of power or the Memory Card becomes full. ● The function "Animation" in the provided software "Digital Photo ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 27
    ... Of Files You can view several different files stored in the memory card at a time. This browsing capability makes it easy to ... MENU. The selected file is displayed. Index number DIGITAL STILL CAMERA (D.S.C.) RECORDING & PLAYBACK 2 Press INDEX. The Selected file Battery remaining power indicator
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 28
    ...FEATURES FOR D.S.C. Dubbing Still Images Recorded On A Tape To A Memory Card Still images can be dubbed from a tape to a memory card. Protecting Files The Protect mode helps prevent the accidental erasure ... x 480 pixels. To protect all files stored in the memory card Resetting The File Name...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 29
    ... not remove the memory card or perform any other operation (such as turning off the camcorder) during deletion. Also, be sure to use the provided AC Adapter, as the memory card ...appears. To delete the currently displayed file This camcorder is compatible with the DPOF (Digital Print Order Format)...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 30
    ...Do not perform any other operation (such as turning off the camcorder) during initialisation. Also, be sure to use the provided AC Adapter, as the memory card may be corrupted if the battery becomes exhausted during initialisation. If the memory card becomes ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 31
    ...DETAILED ADJUSTMENT EN 31 Changing The Menu Settings This camcorder is equipped with an easy-to-use, on-screen menu system that simplifies many of the more detailed camcorder settings. ( pg. 32 - 36) - + M A Menus... with Sub Menus m CAMERA ( pg. 32) Selected menu icon q MANUAL blinks. ( pg...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 32
    ... the playback picture will be blurred at the switching point. ● It is recommended that tapes recorded in the LP mode on this camcorder be played back on this camcorder... to a maximum of 900X digital magnification. * Available only when the VIDEO/MEMORY Switch is set to "VIDEO". MANUAL The "q ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 33
    ... indicator appears. The quality of the sound will change. This is normal. ● If a cassette is in the camcorder, the demonstration cannot be turned on. ● "DEMO MODE" remains "ON" even if the camcorder power is turned off. ● If "DEMO MODE" remains "ON", some...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 34
    .... [RETURN]: Does not reset all settings to the factory-preset. CAMERA DISPLAY ● The “nମ.]: Makes the camcorder’s display appear on screen when the camcorder is connected to a TV. DATE/TIME OFF:... is not displayed. ON: Time code is displayed on the camcorder and on the connected TV. Frame numbers...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 35
    ... the tape but also in the memory card (640 x 480 pixels). In this mode, the "SNAP/SLOW" selection in CAMERA Menu is also applicable to memory card recording. INT.SHOT [OFF...It is recommended you use "REC MODE" in VIDEO Menu when using this camcorder as a recorder during dubbing. ( ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 36
    ... parameters (except "OFF" in ON SCREEN settings) are the same as in the description (CAMERA DISPLAY) on page 34. [ ] = Factory-preset BRIGHT pg. ... the date/time are displayed in the following cases: ● When playback starts. The camcorder displays the date/time when scenes are recorded. ● When...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 37
    ...Standby mode is not engaged. start recording, and after 5 seconds the camcorder enters Record-Standby mode automatically. 2 Press the ... 2, select the desired Snapshot mode in CAMERA Menu ( pg. 32), then press SNAPSHOT. The camcorder records a 5second still. When "5S" is set to "Anim.", this...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 38
    ... • "DIS" in MANUAL Menu ( pg. 32). ● During Night-Scope, it may be difficult to bring the camcorder into focus. To prevent this, use of a tripod is recommended....and a still image will be recorded for approx. 6 seconds, then the camcorder re-enters the Record-Standby mode. ● You...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 39
    FEATURES FOR RECORDING EN 39 Exposure Control Manual exposure control is recommended in the following situations: ● When shooting using reverse ... step 2. Or, set the Power Switch to "A". ● You cannot use the manual exposure control at the same time when "r" is set to "SPOTLIGHT" or...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 40
    ... in “PROGRAM AE” ( pg. 42) • Digital Zoom ( pg. 19) • Manual Exposure Control ● Depending on the shooting...reproduced. The white balance is usually adjusted automatically. However, more advanced camcorder operators control this function manually to achieve a more professional colour/ tint ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 41
    ... Balance Adjustment Adjust the white balance manually when shooting under various types of lighting.... recording is started or stopped. 1 Set the VIDEO/MEMORY Switch to "VIDEO". 2 Set the Power Switch... balance manually, the setting is retained even if the power is turned off or the battery removed...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 42
    ... but can be changed to your desired setting. When Twilight is chosen, the camcorder automatically adjusts the focus from approx. 10 m to infinity. ..., juxtaposed to the normal image on the other half. * Available only when the VIDEO/MEMORY Switch is set to "VIDEO". Program AE With Special Effects...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 43
    ... Video Out Select Switch To VCR VCR Cable Adapter* TV To use this camcorder ... can be converted to digital signals with this procedure. ● It is also possible to dub from another camcorder. To use... the VCR’s input connectors. 2 Start playback on the camcorder. ( pg. 20) 3 At the point you want...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 44
    ...the DV IN/OUT connector. ● When using a DV cable, be sure to use the optional JVC VC-VDV204U DV cable. Dubbing To Or From A Video Unit Equipped With A DV Connector (Digital Dubbing) It is also possible to copy recorded scenes from the camcorder onto another video unit equipped with...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 45
    ... XP, you can use Windows® Messenger to conduct video conferences over the Internet, using a camcorder. For details, refer to the help for the ... only the cable you wish to use to the camcorder. ● When using a DV cable, be sure to use the optional JVC VC-VDV206U or VC-VDV204U DV cable depending on ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 46
    ...following steps, make sure that "TIME CODE" for "CAMERA DISPLAY" and "VIDEO DISPLAY" is set to "ON". (...the Time Code (min.:sec.) appear and the camcorder enters Insert-Pause mode. NOTES: ... Insert Editing onto a blank space on the tape, the audio and video may be disrupted. Make sure ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 47
    TROUBLESHOOTING If, after following the steps in the chart below, the problem still exists, please consult your nearest JVC dealer. The camcorder is a microcomputer-controlled device. External noise and interference (from a TV, a radio, etc.)...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 48
    ...time has been erased. HConsult your nearest JVC dealer for replacement. The colour of Snapshot looks strange....LCD monitor become dark. HConsult your nearest JVC dealer. The image looks like the shutter speed ...( pg. 31, 32) Other problems The POWER/CHARGE lamp on the camcorder does not light during ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 49
    ...memory card cannot be removed from the camcorder. HPush in the memory card a few more times. ( pg. 17) EN... set to "A" or "M" and the VIDEO/MEMORY Switch is set to "VIDEO". TAPE END Appears when... has been erased. Consult your nearest JVC dealer for replacement. An error indication (01 -...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 50
    ... HDV format cannot be played back with this camcorder. MEMORY CARD! Appears if there is no memory... card when you attempt memory card playback. CARD ERROR! Appears when the camcorder does not recognise... attempt to shoot digital still images when the write protection tab on the SD Memory Card is set to...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 51
    ..., you can resume using the camcorder. If the indication remains, consult your nearest JVC dealer. UNIT IN SAFEGUARD MODE EJECT AND REINSERT TAPE The error indications (03... indication remains, consult your nearest JVC dealer. EN 51 Cleaning The Camcorder Before cleaning, turn off the ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 52
    ... warm, protected place for a short time, then reattach it to the camcorder. ● While the memory card is being accessed (during recording, playback, deletion... Store memory cards ...never unload the memory card and never turn off the camcorder...away from heaters or other heat sources...out of direct...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 53
    ... refer to the cleaning cassette's instructions. If, after using the cleaning cassette, the problems still exist, consult your nearest JVC dealer. Mechanical moving parts used to move the video heads and video tape tend to become dirty and worn ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 54
    ... head drum can cause severe damage to the video tape, and can lead to internal damage to the camcorder itself. How To ... malfunctioning If malfunctioning occurs, stop using the unit immediately and consult your local JVC dealer. The camcorder is a microcomputer-controlled device. External noise and ...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 55
    ... 120 min. EN 55 For Digital Still Camera Storage media SD Memory Card/MultiMediaCard Compression... specifications subject to change without notice. For Digital Video Camera Format DV format (SD mode... format PAL standard Recording/Playback format Video: Digital component recording Audio: PCM digital...
  • JVC GR D270 | Instructions - Page 56
    ... Review ...20 R Recording Capacity Memory Card ...25 Tape ...18 Recording Media... Setting (Digital Print Order Format) ...29, 30 Dubbing ...28, 43, 44... Initialising A Memory Card ...30 Insert Editing ...46 Iris Lock ...39 T Tape... Or Fader Effects ...41 M Manual Focus ...38 Memory Card ...17, 52 Motor...



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