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Basic User Guide HD MEMORY CAMERA GZ-E300 A Basic User Guide(this manual) . Verifying the Accessories AC Adapter AC-V11U Battery Pack BN-VG107U USB Cable (Type A - Mini Type B) Basic User Guide (this manual) AV Cable QAM1322-001 Please consult your JVC dealer or the nearest JVC service center when purchasing a new AV cable. LYT2524-001B-M BC mark means complies with Energy Efficiency Law. BC EN . Detailed User Guide For more details on operating this product, please refer to the “Detailed User Guide” at the following website. o http://manual3.jvckenwood.com/ index.html/ . Mobile User Guide When you are outside, refer to the “Mobile User Guide”. Mobile User Guide can be viewed with standard browser for Android tablet and iPhone. o http://manual3.jvckenwood.com/ mobile/us/ Dear Customers Thank you for purchasing this JVC product. Before use, please read the Safety Precautions and Cautions on p. 2 and p. 18 to ensure safe use of this product. For Future Reference: Enter the Model No. (located on the bottom of the camera) and Serial No. (located on the battery pack mount of the camera) below. Model No. Serial No.
Safety Precautions . CAUTION RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL. The lightning flash with arrowhead symbol, within an equilateral triangle, is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated "dangerous voltage" within the product's enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. The exclamation point within an equilateral triangle is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. WARNING: TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE. NOTES: •The rating plate and safety caution are on the bottom and/or the back of the main unit. •The serial number plate is on the battery pack mount. •The rating information and safety caution of the AC adapter are on its upper and lower sides. Caution on Replaceable lithium battery The battery used in this device may present a fire or chemical burn hazard if mistreated. Do not recharge, disassemble, heat above 100°C (212°F) or incinerate. Replace battery with Panasonic, Sanyo, Sony or Maxell CR2025. Danger of explosion or Risk of fire if the battery is incorrectly replaced. •Dispose of used battery promptly. •Keep away from children. •Do not disassemble and do not dispose of in fire. For USA-California Only This product contains a CR Coin Cell Lithium Battery which contains Perchlorate Material – special handling may apply. See www.dtsc.ca.gov/hazardouswaste/perchlorate When the equipment is installed in a cabinet or on a shelf, make sure that it has sufficient space on all sides to allow for ventilation (10 cm (3-15/16") or more on both sides, on top and at the rear). Do not block the ventilation holes. (If the ventilation holes are blocked by a newspaper, or cloth etc. the heat may not be able to get out.) No naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, should be placed on the apparatus. When discarding batteries, environmental problems must be considered and the local rules or laws governing the disposal of these batteries must be followed strictly. The apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or splashing. Do not use this equipment in a bathroom or places with water. Also do not place any containers filled with water or liquids (such as cosmetics or medicines, flower vases, potted plants, cups etc.) on top of this unit. (If water or liquid is allowed to enter this equipment, fire or electric shock may be caused.) Do not point the lens directly into the sun. This can cause eye injuries, as well as lead to the malfunctioning of internal circuitry. There is also a risk of fire or electric shock. CAUTION! The following notes concern possible physical damage to this unit and to the user. Carrying or holding this unit by the LCD monitor can result in dropping the unit, or in a malfunction. Do not use a tripod on unsteady or unlevel surfaces. It could tip over, causing serious damage to the unit. CAUTION! Connecting cables (Audio/Video, etc.) to this unit and leaving it on top of the TV is not recommended, as tripping on the cables will cause this unit to fall, resulting in damage. CAUTION: The mains plug shall remain readily operable. •Remove the mains plug immediately if the camcorder functions abnormally. WARNING: The battery pack, the camcorder with battery installed, and the remote control with battery installed should not be exposed to excessive heat such as direct sunlight, fire or the like. CAUTION: To maintain compliance with FCC’s RF exposure guidelines, use only the supplied antenna. Unauthorized antenna, modification, or attachments could damage the transmitter and may violate FCC regulations. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference. (2) This device must accept any interference received, including interference that may Cause undesired operation. Make a backup of important recorded data JVC will not be responsible for any lost data. It is recommended to copy your important recorded data to a disc or other recording media for storage once every 3 months. 2
. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 1. Read these instructions. 2. Keep these instructions. 3. Heed all warnings. 4. Follow all instructions. 5. Do not use this apparatus near water. 6. Clean only with dry cloth. 7. Do not block any ventilation openings. Install in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions. 8. Do not install near any heat sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other apparatus (including amplifiers) that produce heat. 9. Protect the power cord from being walked on or pinched particularly at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they exit from the apparatus. 10.Only use attachments/accessories specified by the manufacturer. 11.Use only with the cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table specified by the manufacturer, or sold with the apparatus. When a cart is used, use caution when moving the cart/ apparatus combination to avoid injury from tip-over. 12.Unplug this apparatus during lightning storms or when unused for long periods of time. 13.Refer all servicing to qualified service personnel. Servicing is required when the apparatus has been damaged in any way, such as power-supply cord or plug is damaged, liquid has been spilled or objects have fallen into the apparatus, the apparatus has been exposed to rain or moisture, does not operate normally, or has been dropped. If this symbol is shown, it is only valid in the European Union. Remember that this unit is intended for private consumer use only. Any commercial use without proper permission is prohibited. (Even if you record an event such as a show, performance or exhibition for personal enjoyment, it is strongly recommended that you obtain permission beforehand.) Trademarks When using the AC adapter in areas other than the USA The provided AC adapter features automatic voltage selection in the AC range from 110 V to 240 V. USING HOUSEHOLD AC PLUG ADAPTER In case of connecting the unit’s power cord to an AC wall outlet other than American National Standard C73 series type use an AC plug adapter, called a “Siemens Plug”, as shown. For this AC plug adapter, consult your nearest JVC dealer. Plug Adapter Remove the AC adapter from the AC wall outlet when not in use. Do not leave dust or metal objects adhered to the AC wall outlet or AC adapter (power/DC plug). • • Be sure to use the supplied AC adapter. Do not use the supplied AC adapter with other devices. • • This product is licensed under the AVC Patent Portfolio License for the personal use of a consumer or other uses in which it does not receive remuneration to (i) encode video in compliance with the AVC standard (“AVC Video”) and/or (ii) decode AVC Video that was encoded by a consumer engaged in a personal activity and/or was obtained from a video provider licensed to provide AVC Video. No license is granted or shall be implied for any other use. Additional information may be obtained from MPEG LA, L.L.C. See http://www.mpegla.com • AVCHD and AVCHD logo are trademarks of Panasonic Corporation and Sony Corporation. • HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) and HDMI logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of HDMI Licensing, LLC in the United States and/or other countries. • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Dolby and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories. • SDXC logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • Windows® is either registered trademark or trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • Macintosh is a registered trademark of Apple Inc. • iMovie and iPhoto are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. • YouTube™ and the YouTube logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Google Inc. • Intel, Intel Core, and Pentium are trademarks or registered trademarks of Intel Corporation or its subsidiaries in the United States and other countries. • Android™ is a trademark of Google Inc. • Other product and company names included in this instruction manual are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders. • Marks such as ™ and ® have been omitted in this manual. 3
Contents Safety Precautions ................................. 2 Available Accessories For the Camera .. 4 Getting Started Charging the Battery Pack ..................... 5 Inserting an SD Card .............................. 6 Using the Icon Buttons/Thumbnails ........ 6 Changing Menu Settings ........................ 7 Clock Setting .......................................... 7 Recording Video Recording .................................... 8 Still Image Recording ............................. 9 Playback Playing Back/Deleting Files on this Unit .... 9 Playing Back on TV .............................. 10 Copying Keep It High Definition (Windows) ....... 11 Install Everio MediaBrowser (Windows) ..... 12 USB Menu Operations ......................... 13 File Backup (Windows) ........................ 14 View Your Video (Windows) ................. 14 AVCHD Disc Creation (Windows) ........ 15 How to Upload a File (Video Clip) to YouTube (Windows) ............................ 15 Record to a DVD or VHS Recorder ...... 16 Working with iMovie and iPhoto ........... 17 Simple File Backup with a Mac ............ 17 Further Information Troubleshooting/Cautions .................... 18 Recordable Time/Specifications .......... 20 Available Accessories For the Camera Product Name* Description Battery Pack 0 BN-VG114U 0 BN-VG121U 0 Provides a longer recording time than the battery pack that comes with this unit or it can also be used as a spare battery pack. Battery Charger 0 AA-VG1U 0 Enables the battery pack to be charged without using this unit. * To order any of these accessories please visit www.store.jvc.com or call 1-800-252-5722 4
Charging the Battery Pack . POWER/ POWER/ CHARGE CHARGE ACCESS ACCESS (Base) To detach the battery pack Charging finished: Goes out Charging in progress: Blinks Charging Lamp Plug in the power. (110 V to 240 V) AC Adapter To AC Outlet Cover Connect the DC connector. Mark Align the top of the battery with the mark on this unit, and slide in until the battery clicks into place. The battery pack is not charged at the time of purchase. Attach the battery pack. CAUTION Be sure to use JVC battery packs. 0 If you use any other battery packs besides JVC battery packs, safety and performance cannot be guaranteed. 0 If malfunctions (overcurrent, overvoltage, transmission error, etc) occur, or if any battery manufactured other than JVC is attempted for battery charge, charging stops. In these cases, the CHARGE lamp blinks quickly for notification. 0 You can record or play back videos while the AC adapter is connected. (Battery charging cannot be performed during recording or playback.) Remove the battery when the unit is to be used for a long time. Performance of the battery may drop if it is left attached to the unit. 0 Charging time: Approx. 1 h 50 m (using supplied battery pack) 0 The charging time is when the unit is used at 25°C (77°F). If the battery pack is charged outside the room temperature range of 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F), charging may take a longer time or it may not start. CHARGE lamp blinks 2 times in a slow cycle for notification if the battery charge does not start. Also, please note that the recordable and playable time may be shortened under some usage conditions, such as at low temperature. 5
Inserting an SD Card Insert a commercially available SD card before recording. . Turn off the power of this unit before inserting or removing an SD card. (Base) Label Insert an SD card. Open the cover. Close the LCD monitor. o To remove the SD card Push the SD card inward once, then pull it out straight. NOTE Operations are confirmed on the following SD cards. Manufacturer Panasonic, TOSHIBA, SanDisk Video A Class 4 or higher compatible SD card (2 GB)/ Class 4 or higher compatible SDHC card (4 GB to 32 GB)/ Class 4 or higher compatible SDXC card (48 GB to 128 GB) 0 When recording with video quality [UXP], Class 6 or higher is recommended. Still Image B SD card (256 MB to 2 GB) / SDHC card (4 GB to 32 GB) / SDXC card (48 GB to 128 GB) 0 Using SD cards (including SDHC/SDXC cards) other than those specified above may result in recording failure or data loss. 0 This unit is not guaranteed to operate with all SD cards, even when using the ones specified above. Some SD cards may not work due to specification changes, etc. 0 To protect the data, do not touch the terminals of the SD card. 0 When using an SDXC card, check its compatibility with the OS of your computer by referring to the Detailed User Guide. Using the Icon Buttons/Thumbnails A Tap the displayed button (icon) or thumbnail (file) on the touch screen to make selection. B Drag the thumbnails on the touch screen to search for the desired file. . REC PLAY 0:01:23 0:12:34 Index Screen Playback Screen Recording Screen MENU PLAY REC 0:01:23 0:12:34 MENU REC 6
Changing Menu Settings To change camera settings, tap [MENU] and select the item which you want to change. 1 Tap [MENU]. . REC PLAY MENU 2 Tap the desired item in the menu. . 0 Tap F to display “shortcut menu”. 3 Tap the desired item to change the settings. (Icon type screen) . 0 Tap 0 or 1 to scroll the screen. (List type screen) . 0 Tap 3 or 2 to scroll the screen. o To exit the screen Tap L (quit). o To return to the previous screen Tap J (return). Clock Setting 1 Open the LCD monitor. . 0 The unit turns on. When the LCD monitor is closed, the unit turns off. 2 Tap [YES] when [SET DATE/TIME!] is displayed. . NO YES SET DATE/TIME! 3 Set the date and time. . AM 2013 24 10 00 TIME DATE CLOCK SETTING DEC SET 0 When the year, month, day, hour, or minute item is tapped, 3 and 2 will be displayed. Tap 3 or 2 to adjust the value. 0 Repeat this step to input the year, month, day, hour, and minute. 4 After setting the date and time, tap [SET]. 5 Select the region where you live and tap [SAVE]. 0 Time difference between the selected city and the GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) is displayed. 0 Tap 0 or 1 to select the city name. 7
Video Recording YoucanrecordwithoutworryingaboutthesettingdetailsbyusingtheIntelligentAutomode.Settings such as exposure and focus will be adjusted automatically to suit the shooting conditions. 0 In case of specific shooting scenes such as person etc., its icon is displayed on the screen. Before recording an important scene, it is recommended to conduct a trial recording. . H P A C A (Wide angle) Zooming Open the lens cover. Check if the recording mode is C Intelligent Auto. Start recording. Press again to stop. (Telephoto) If the mode is H Manual, tap H on the touch screen, then tap P to switch. If the mode is B still image, tap B on the touch screen, then tap A to switch. Check if the recording mode is A video. 0 The mode can also be switched between video and still image by pressing the A/B button on this unit. 0 You can also tap 6 on the touch screen to record. To stop recording, tap 7. In addition, you can also tap D to zoom. 0 You can tap D to tag important scenes while recording so that those scenes can be found easily and watched instantly. o Indications during video recording . MENU PLAY 0:00:00 [0:54] REC Recording in Progress Recording-Standby Battery Indicator Recording Media Image Stabilizer Video Quality Remaining Recording Time Scene Counter NOTE 0 The estimated recording time of the supplied battery pack is approximately 40 minutes. 0 Do not remove the battery pack, AC adapter, or SD card when the access lamp is lighted. The recorded data may become unreadable. 0 This unit turns itself off automatically to conserve power when it is not operated for 5 minutes. (only when using the battery pack) 0 The angle of view may change when the image stabilizer is turned on or off. 8
Still Image Recording . Press halfway If the mode is A video, tap A on the touch screen, then tap B to switch. Check if the recording mode is B still image. Set the focus on the subject. Press fully Lights up in green when focused Lights up during still image recording Take a still image. 0 You can also tap Q on the touch screen to record. However, focus cannot be set by pressing halfway. Playing Back/Deleting Files on this Unit Select and play back the recorded videos or still images from an index screen (thumbnail display). . ≪REC PLAY A delete mark appears on the selected file.To remove the delete mark, tap again. Tap F on the touch screen to select the playback mode. Tap E to return to the recording mode. Tap on the file to play back. Tap e to pause playback. Tap u to return to the index screen. Volume adjustment during playback Turn down the volume Turn up the volume To delete unwanted files Tap A. Tap on the files to delete. Tap [EXECUTE] when the confirmation message appears. Tap [OK]. Tap A or B to select the video or still image mode. DELETE SEL ALL REL ALL SET QUIT Tap [SET]. o To capture a still image during playback Pause the playback and press the SNAPSHOT button. NOTE 0 While this unit may be used with the LCD monitor reversed and closed, the temperature rises more easily. Leave the LCD monitor open when using this unit. 0 The power may turn off to protect the circuit if the temperature of this unit rises too much. 9
Playing Back on TV Preparation: 0 Turn off both camera and TV. To connect using the HDMI mini connector When connecting to a 1080p compatible TV, set [HDMI OUTPUT] in [CONNECTION SETTINGS] to [AUTO]. . HDMI Connector Input TV HDMI Cable (Optional) To HDMI Mini Connector NOTE 0 Use a High Speed HDMI mini cable. To connect using the AV connector Change the settings of [VIDEO OUTPUT] in [CONNECTION SETTINGS] according to the connection. . Red White Yellow TV Audio Input (R) Audio Input (L) Video Input Video Input AV Cable (Provided) To AV Connector Playback Operation After the connection with TV is completed A Turn on the camera and the TV. 0 This unit powers on automatically when the AC adapter is connected. B Select the TV input switch. C Start playback on the camera. 10
Keep It High Definition (Windows) o Back up to a computer: The provided JVC software also makes it easy to copy your videos to a computer. o For customers with a Blu-ray Player: The provided JVC software lets you create high definition AVCHD discs using standard blank DVD-R media, and your Windows computer with DVD Burner. An AVCHD disc is a great choice because it contains the original HD video, which can be stored on inexpensive blank DVD-R media. These discs can be played back in virtually any recent Blu-ray player that has the AVCHD logo. Upload to YouTube YouTube is a great way to share your videos, in either HD or SD quality. JVC makes it easy. Copying Files You can create discs or copy the files on this unit by connecting it to various devices. I : Recordable and playable F : Playable only — : Not applicable Media Selection Standard Quality HD Quality Page . (VHS Tape) . (DVD Disc) . (DVD Disc) . (Blu-ray Disc) . (Device’s internal HDD) Device Blu-ray Recorder . — I F *1 I *1 I See Detailed User Guide and manual of recorder. DVD Recorder . — I F *1 — I See Detailed User Guide and manual of recorder. VCR . I — — — — See Detailed User Guide and manual of recorder. Computer . — I *2 I *3 I *4 I p. 14 *1 Only on AVCHD compatible devices. *2 To create DVD-Video discs, it is necessary to install the additional software. For details, refer to the Pixela homepage. http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/mediabrowser/e/ *3 For details on how to create a disc using a computer, refer to the Detailed User Guide. *4 Blu-ray discs cannot be created using the provided software. To create Blu-ray discs, use a commercially available software. Each of these solutions is explained in detail in the following sections. 11
Install Everio MediaBrowser (Windows) Everio MediaBrowser is included with your camera. It lets you archive and organize your videos. It also lets you create discs and upload video to YouTube, and other popular web sites. Preparation: 0 Close the LCD monitor to turn off the camera. Disconnect the power supply. 1 Open the LCD monitor to connect to the computer with the USB cable. . To USB Connector To AC Outlet (110 V to 240 V) AC Adapter USB Cable (Provided) To DC Connector To USB Connector 0 Reconnect the power supply to turn on the camera. o On the camera: 2 Tap [CONNECT TO PC] on the camera’s touch screen. 3 Tap [PLAYBACK ON PC] on the camera’s touch screen. . PLAYBACK ON PC CONNECT TO PC o On the computer: 4 Perform the following steps on the computer. A Click “Run INSTALL.EXE” in the auto play dialog box. B Click “Continue” on the user account control screen. 0 “SoftwareSetup”appearsaftera while. 0 If it doesn’t appear, double-click “JVCCAM_APP” in “My Computer” (or “Computer”), then double-click the “install.exe”. 5 Click “Everio MediaBrowser 4”. . 0 Follow the on-screen instructions. 6 Click “Finish”. 7 Click “Quit”. . 0 Installation ends and icons are created on the desktop. 12
0 Everio MediaBrowser uses a calendar based interface that makes it easy to find anyvideoyouhaverecordedby selecting the appropriate date. . USB Menu Operations By connecting a USB cable between this unit and your computer, you can perform operations such as file backups to computer/disc or file uploads to file-sharing site using your computer. Preparation: 0 Install the Everio MediaBrowser software onto the computer. 0 Disconnect the power supply to turn off the camera. 0 Connect the camera to the computer with the USB cable. Refer to the connection diagram in the “File Backup (Windows)” section. (p. 14) 0 Reconnect the power supply to turn on the camera. 1 The [SELECT DEVICE] menu appears. Tap [CONNECT TO PC] on the camera’s touch screen. . CONNECT TO PC TYPE TO CONNECT SELECT DEVICE SELECT DEVICE 0 Tap [CONNECT TO OTHER] if the camera is connected to a device other than a computer. 2 The [CONNECT TO PC] menu appears. Tap an option that best suits your needs. . PLAYBACK ON PC CONNECT TO PC Option Usage PLAYBACK ON PC 0 To play back your recordings on the computer. 0 To back up your recordings on the computer without using the provided software. CREATE DISC 0 To save your recordings on a disc. DIRECT DISC 0 To save all unsaved recordings on a disc. UPLOAD 0 To upload videos to file- sharing sites. BACK UP 0 To back up recordings on the computer. For detailed operations on the above options, refer to the other sections in this guide or the “Detailed User Guide”. 13
File Backup (Windows) Preparation: 0 Install the Everio MediaBrowser software onto the computer. 0 Make sure that enough space is left in the HDD of computer. 0 Close the LCD monitor to turn off the camera. Disconnect the power supply. 1 Open the LCD monitor to connect to the computer with the USB cable. . To AC Outlet (110 V to 240 V) AC Adapter To USB Connector USB Cable (Provided) To DC Connector To USB Connector 0 Reconnect the power supply to turn on the camera. o On the camera: 2 Tap [CONNECT TO PC] on the camera’s touch screen. 3 Tap [BACK UP] on the camera’s touch screen. . BACK UP CONNECT TO PC 0 Everio MediaBrowser starts on the computer. o On the computer: 4 Select files to backup. . 2 1 Click Click 5 Start backup. . Click Saving destination (PC) NOTE 0 File backup is only supported by the provided software. View Your Video (Windows) 0 To view video that is still on your camera, click on Device>Camcorder in the left side panel of Everio MediaBrowser. 0 To view video that has already been archived to the computer, click on Library>Calendar and then choose the date the video was recorded. NOTE 0 Choose Settings/Preferences to see the folder where MediaBrowser stores your videos. You can also play back your videos from this folder in most popular media players. 14
AVCHD Disc Creation (Windows) 0 Everio MediaBrowser makes it possible to create AVCHD discs to archive your recordings in their original high definition quality. 0 You can use any standard DVD-R, DVD- RW, DVD+R or DVD+RW disc. 0 Recordings made in the XP, SP, or EP mode are recorded with no loss in quality. Recordings made in the UXP mode are first converted to the XP mode, and then recorded. 0 A standard 4.7 GB disc will hold approximately 35 minutes of video in the highest quality setting. 0 AVCHD discs can be played back in any Blu-ray player that is AVCHD compatible. Just look for the AVCHD logo. . Preparation: 0 Install the software on your computer. 1 Click on the “Create Disc” button. . 2 Select the video clips you wish to include. 3 Choose a menu background and enter a menu title. 4 Create the AVCHD disc. NOTE 0 In order to include UXP recordings on your AVCHD discs, be sure to go to Settings>Disc Creation Settings, and under “AVC Disc Creation in UXP mode”, choose “Re-encode to XP mode quality level”. How to Upload a File (Video Clip) to YouTube (Windows) Uploading Videos You can upload your videos to YouTube using the provided software “Everio MediaBrowser”. Preparation: 0 Install the software on your computer. 1 Click on the “YouTube” button. . 2 Select the video clips you wish to include. 3 Enter account and upload information. 4 Start upload to YouTube. FordetailsonhowtouploadtoYouTube,refer to “MediaBrowser Help”. . o Trouble with Uploading Videos 0 Check if you have created an account with YouTube. o Trouble with Using the Provided Software “Everio MediaBrowser” 0 Consult the customer service center below. 15
. Customer Support Information Use of this software is authorized according to the terms of the software license. Pixela (for inquires regarding the provided software) Region Language Phone # USA and Canada English +1-800-458-4029 (toll-free) Europe (UK, Germany, France, and Spain) English/German/French/Spanish +800-1532-4865 (toll-free) Other Countries in Europe English/German/French/Spanish +44-1489-564-764 Asia (Philippines) English +63-2-438-0090 n i h C a n i h C ese 10800-163-0014 (toll-free) Homepage: http://www.pixela.co.jp/oem/jvc/mediabrowser/e/ Please check our website for latest information and downloading. Record to a DVD or VHS Recorder It is also possible to record to a DVD or VHS recorder. Please note that this will create a standard definition recording with standard definition picture quality. . Audio Input (R) Audio Input (L) Video Input Video Input Red White Yellow To DC Connector To AC Outlet (110 V to 240 V) AC Adapter AV Cable (Provided) To AV Connector DVD/VHS Recorder Preparation: 0 Use the supplied AV cable. The yellow connection is video. The white connection is left channel audio. The red connection is right channel audio. Connect this cable to the AV input on your DVD or VHS recorder. 0 Follow your DVD/VHS recorder instructions to copy (dub) the video. 16
Working with iMovie and iPhoto 0 You may use the software supplied with the Mac Computer to view and edit files from the Camera. 0 Connect the Camera to the Mac Computer using a USB Cable. . USB cable (Provided) To USB port To USB Connector NOTE 0 Files must be transferred to the Mac Computer for editing. o iMovie and iPhoto You can import files from this unit to a computer using Apple’s iMovie ’08, ’09 or ’11 (video) or iPhoto (still image). To verify the system requirements, select “About This Mac” from the Apple menu. You can determine the operating system version, processor and amount of memory. NOTE 0 For the latest information on iMovie or iPhoto, refer to the Apple website. 0 For details on how to use iMovie or iPhoto, refer to the help file of the software. 0 There is no guarantee that the operations will work with all computer environments. Simple File Backup with a Mac Preparation: 0 Make sure that enough space is left in the Mac’s HDD. 0 Close the LCD monitor to turn off the camera. Disconnect the power supply. 1 Open the LCD monitor to connect to the computer with the USB cable. . USB cable (Provided) To USB port To USB Connector 0 Reconnect the power supply to turn on the camera. 2 Tap [CONNECT TO PC] on the camera’s touch screen. 3 Tap [PLAYBACK ON PC] on the camera’s touch screen. . PLAYBACK ON PC CONNECT TO PC 4 Copy and paste the files to the Mac Computer for backup. 17
Troubleshooting/Cautions . Battery Pack Troubleshooting The supplied battery pack is a lithium-ion battery. Before using the supplied battery pack or an optional battery pack, be sure to read the following cautions: Terminals • To avoid hazards ... do not burn. do not short-circuit the terminals. Keep it away from metallic objects when not in use. When transporting, carry the battery in a plastic bag. do not modify or disassemble. do not expose the battery to temperatures exceeding 60°C (140°F), as this may cause the battery to overheat, explode or catch fire. use only specified chargers. ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... • To prevent damage and prolong service life do not subject to unnecessary shock. charge within the temperature range of 10°C to 35°C (50°F to 95°F). Cooler temperatures require longer charging time, or in some cases stop charging at all. Warmer temperatures prevent complete charging, or in some cases stop charging at all. store in a cool, dry place. Extended exposure to high temperatures will increase natural discharge and shorten service life. keep a 30% battery level (X) if the battery pack is not to be used for a long period of time. In addition, fully charge and then fully discharge the battery pack every 6 months, then continue to store it at a 30% battery level (X). remove from charger or powered unit when not in use, as some machines use current even when switched off. do not drop or subject to strong impact. While the LCD monitor screen has more than 99.99% effective pixels, 0.01% of the pixels may be bright spots (red, blue, green) or dark spots. This is not a malfunction. The spots will not be recorded. ATTENTION: The product you have purchased is powered by a rechargeable battery that is recyclable. Please call 1-800-8-BATTERY for information on how to recycle this battery. (USA and Canada only) Recording Medium • Be sure to follow the guidelines below to prevent corruption or damage to your recorded data. •Do not bend or drop the recording medium, or subject it to strong pressure, jolts or vibrations. •Do not splash the recording medium with water. •Do not use, replace, or store the recording medium in locations that are exposed to strong static electricity or electrical noise. •Do not turn off the camcorder power or remove the battery or AC adapter during shooting, playback, or when otherwise accessing the recording medium. •Do not bring the recording medium near objects that have a strong magnetic field or that emit strong electromagnetic waves. •Do not store the recording medium in locations with high temperature or high humidity. •Do not touch the metal parts. • When formatting or erasing data using the camcorder, only the file administration information is changed. The data is not completely erased from the recording medium. If you want to completely erase all of the data, we recommend either using commercially available software that is specially designed for that purpose, or by physically destroying the camcorder with a hammer etc. LCD Monitor • To prevent damage to the LCD monitor, DO NOT ... push it strongly or apply any shocks. ... place the camcorder with LCD monitor on the bottom. • To prolong service life ... avoid rubbing it with coarse cloth. If the above do not solve the problem, consult your nearest JVC dealer or JVC service center. Remove the AC adapter and battery pack from this unit, reattach them, open the LCD monitor and this unit powers on automatically. Turn off the power. (Close the LCD monitor.) In such a case, reset the unit. This unit is a microcomputer-controlled device. Electrostatic discharge, external noise and interference (from a TV, a radio, etc.) might prevent it from functioning properly. If you have difficulties operating the unit, refer to the detailed descriptions in the “Detailed User Guide”. Refer to the “Troubleshooting” section in the “Detailed User Guide”. If you encounter problems with this unit, check the following before requesting service. http://manual3.jvckenwood.com/index.html/ 1. A B 2. 3. 18
. • To prevent the unit from dropping, •Fasten the grip belt securely. •When using the camcorder with a tripod, attach the camcorder to the tripod securely. If the camcorder drops, you may be injured and the camcorder may be damaged. When a child uses the unit, there must be parental guidance. Declaration of Conformity Changes or modifications not approved by JVC could void the user’s authority to operate the equipment. This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ TV technician for help. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. Cet appareil numérique de la classe B est conforme à la norme NMB-003 du Canada. Main Unit • For safety, DO NOT ... open the camcorder’s chassis. ... disassemble or modify the unit. ... allow inflammables, water or metallic objects to enter the unit. ... remove the battery pack or disconnect the power supply while the power is on. ... leave the battery pack attached when the camcorder is not in use. ... place naked flame sources, such as lighted candles, on the apparatus. ... expose the apparatus to dripping or splashing. ... leave dust or metal objects adhered to the power plug or an AC wall outlet. ... insert any objects in the camcorder. • Avoid using the unit ... in places subject to excessive humidity or dust. ... in places subject to soot or steam such as near a cooking stove. ... near appliances generating strong magnetic or electric fields (speakers, broadcasting antennas, etc.). ... in places subject to extremely high (over 40°C or 104°F) or extremely low (under 0°C or 32°F) temperatures. • DO NOT leave the unit ... in places of over 50°C (122°F). ... in places where humidity is extremely low (below 35%) or extremely high (above 80%). ... in direct sunlight. ... in a closed car in summer. ... near a heater. ... in high places such as on a TV. Leaving the unit in high places while a cable is connected may result in a malfunction if the cable is caught and the unit falls onto the floor. • To protect the unit, DO NOT ... allow it to become wet. ... drop the unit or strike it against hard objects. ... subject it to shock or excessive vibration during transportation. ... keep the lens directed at extremely bright objects for long periods. ... expose the lens to direct sunlight. ... swing it excessively when using the hand strap. ... swing the soft camcorder case excessively when the camcorder is inside it. ... store the camcorder in a dusty or sandy area. Model Number : GZ-E300U Trade Name : JVC Responsible party : JVC AMERICAS CORP. Address : 1700 Valley Road Wayne, N. J. 07470 Telephone Number : 973-317-5000 This device complies with Part 15 of FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operation. ... cover camcorder with a towel, cloth and so on. ... in places subject to excessive shock or vibration. ... near a television set. 19
Recordable Time/Specifications Approximate Video Recording Time Quality SDHC/SDXC Card 4 GB 8 GB 16 GB 32 GB 48 GB 64 GB 128 GB UXP 20 m 40 m 1 h 20 m 2 h 50 m 4 h 10 m 5 h 40 m 11 h 30 m XP 30 m 1 h 2 h 4 h 6 h 8 h 10 m 16 h 20 m SP 40 m 1 h 20 m 2 h 50 m 5 h 50 m 8 h 30 m 11 h 30 m 23 h 10 m EP 1 h 40 m 3 h 30 m 7 h 10 m 14 h 40 m 21 h 30 m 28 h 50 m 57 h 50 m SSW 1 h 20 m 2 h 40 m 5 h 30 m 11 h 20 m 16 h 40 m 22 h 20 m 44 h 50 m SEW 2 h 50 m 5 h 40 m 11 h 30 m 23 h 30 m 34 h 30 m 46 h 10 m 92 h 40 m 0 The approximate recording time is only a guide. The actual recording time may shorten depending on the shooting environment. Camera Power supply Using AC adapter: DC 5.2 V, Using battery pack: DC 3.5 V - 3.6 V Power consumption 2.2 W (when [MONITOR BRIGHTNESS] is set to  (standard)) Rated Current Consumption: 1A Dimensions 50 mm x 57 mm x 116 mm (2" x 2-1/4" x 4-5/8") (W x H x D: excluding grip belt) Weight Approx. 195 g (0.43 lbs) (camera only), Approx. 225 g (0.5 lbs) (including supplied battery pack) 0 The specifications and appearance of this product are subject to changes for further improvement without prior notice. 0 For more information, please refer to the Detailed User Guide. http://manual3.jvckenwood.com/index.html/ *LYT2524-001B-M* ©2012 JVC KENWOOD Corporation US 1112TFR-SW-VM 20
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