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  • Brand: Samsung
  • Product: Camcorder
  • Model/name: HMX-W200
  • Filetype: PDF
  • Available languages: English

Table of Contents

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user manual
HMX-W200RP
HMX-W200TP
www.samsung.com/register
For video recording, use a memory card that supports faster write speeds.
-	 Recommended Memory Card: 4MB/s (Class 4) or above.
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Caring for water/dust/shock-proof capability
Before using the product under/near water
Make sure to remove sand, hair, and other foreign substances on the product,
and keep the lens glass clean.
If found with foreign substances or water around the memory card/HDMI
jack cover and USB plug cover, wipe to remove it with a soft clean cloth that
leaves no fabric dust. Even a very small amount of foreign substances may
cause damage or let water enter the product.
Make sure the water-proof seal in the cover has no damage. It may cause
damage or let water enter the product. If damaged, consult your nearest
Samsung Service Centre for replacement.
Do not open or close the memory card/HDMI jack cover and USB plug cover
with wet hands or dirt/sand-stained hands and avoid opening covers near
water. It may introduce water or other foreign substances into the product.
Use the underwater mode to ensure the optimal condition for under water
recording. page 37
Make sure to close and lock the memory card/HDMI jack cover and USB plug
cover with a clicking sound.
Water-proof seal
Cover (Built-in USB plug)
Open/Close lever
Cover (Memory card,
HDMI jack)
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Using the product under/near water
Do not use the product in water depths exceeding 3m.
Do not use the product underwater for longer than 30 minutes.
Do not open the memory card/HDMI jack cover and USB plug cover
underwater.
Do not use the product in hot water, such as a hot spring.
Do not expose the product to strong vibration, shock or pressure.
- Do not jump or dive into water holding the product.
- Do not use the product in strong water flows such as in rapids or
under waterfalls. The strong water pressure may impair the water-proof
performance or cause a malfunction.
Do not place the product near sands. Sand can enter the speaker and
microphone, and the product may be overheated if exposed direct
sunlight for a long time.
Do not poke the speaker or microphone of the product with any sharp
object. Water-proof performance will be degraded.
If the product is splashed by substances such as sunscreen, sun oil, or
soap, wipe off immediately. The substances may impair the water-proof
performance or cause discoloration.
Available to record up to
a water depth of 3m for
about 30 minutes
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The product is water-proof, dust-proof, and shock-proof.
The product’s dust-proof and water-proof performance complies with IP58.
This product is available for general underwater recording in the sea, a river, or a lake.
The water-proof up to a water depth of 3 meters for about 30 minutes is supported. If the water depth or the time exceed,
the water-proof function will not be guaranteed.
The shock-proof up to a height of 2m is supported.
Samsung is not responsible for any malfunction or damage caused by your mishandling.
Carefully read and understand cautions on underwater recording before use.
To maintain water-proof performance, replace related parts annually. For replacement of such parts, consult your Samsung service centre.
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Caring for water/dust/shock-proof capability
Cleaning after using the product under/near water
After using the product in water, rinse to remove foreign
substances or salt from the product within 1 hour.
1 Gently shake the product to rinse after sinking it in clean water
for 2~3 minutes.
Hold the product with the cleaned part facing down, and then gently
shake the product.
Bubbles may appear when the product is soaked in water. This is not
a malfunction.
When the product is not rinsed completely, the waterproof
performance may deteriorate.
Press each button of the product to remove salt or other foreign
substances between/around the buttons.
Do not use chemicals to clean the product including soap, neutral
detergent or alcohol. It may damage the product’s water-proof
capability.
2 Wipe off the water droplets from the product with a soft and dry
cloth after removing it from water.
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3 Dry the product completely in a well ventilated and shaded
area.
This product is designed to be well drained. The water drains through
the small holes around the buttons on the product.
Do not use a device such as a hair dryer to dry the product. The water-
proof performance may deteriorate or the appearance of the product
can be transformed.
Do not open the memory card/HDMI jack cover and the USB plug
cover until the product has dried out.
Do not open or close the memory card/HDMI jack cover or USB plug
cover while on the beach or near water. It may introduce water or
other foreign substances into the product.
Do not open the memory card/HDMI jack cover or USB plug
cover if this product is wet. It may introduce water or other foreign
substances into the product.
If there is water on this product, wipe it off with a soft and dry cloth
until it is completely dry.
Change the memory card in a dry place protected from sea breezes.
After using the product under/near water, dry the internal microphone
and speaker of the product completely. Not doing so may decrease
the audio quality during video recording or playback.
Do not poke the speaker or microphone of the product with any
sharp object. Water-proof performance will be degraded.
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SAFETY WARNINGS
What the icons and signs in this user manual mean;
Safety Icon Meaning
WARNING
There is a potential risk of death or serious injury.
CAUTION
There is a potential risk of personal injury or damage to the
product.
To reduce the risk of fire, explosion, electric shock, or
personal injury when using your product, follow these
basic safety precautions.
Settings required before using a function.
Here are hints or page number references you will find
helpful when you operate the product.
These warning signs are here to prevent injury to you and others.
Please follow them explicitly. After reading this section, keep it in a
safe place for future reference.
PRECAUTIONS
Warning!
When using the AC power adapter with your product, connect the adapter
to an outlet with protective grounding.
To disconnect the apparatus from the mains, the plug must be pulled out
from the mains socket, therefore the mains plug shall be readily operable.
Before reading this user manual
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON USE
About this user manual
Thank you for purchasing this Samsung Product. Please read this
user manual carefully before you use the product and keep it handy
for future reference. Should your product fail to operate correctly,
refer to Troubleshooting. ¬pages 73~81
This User Manual covers HMX-W200RP and HMX-W200TP
models.
Illustrations of model HMX-W200RP are used in this user manual.
The displays in this user manual may not be exactly the same as
those you see on the LCD screen.
Designs and specifications of the product and other accessories
are subject to change without any notice.
Before use, read ‘Safety information’ carefully and then use the
product properly.
Samsung is not responsible for any injury or damage caused by
not following the user manual.
In this manual, a ‘memory card (card)’ means a micro SD or
micro SDHC.
In this user manual, the icon or symbol in the parenthesis
appearing in a description of a submenu item will appear and
remain on the LCD screen when you set the item.
Example) Submenu item of “Video Resolution” ¬page 47
- “1080/25p” ( ): Records in the FULL HD (1920x1080/25p)
format. (If set, the ( ) icon appears and remains on the LCD
screen.)
The following terms are used in this manual:
‘Scene’ refers to the point where you press the OK (REC) button
to start recording until you press again to stop the recording.
The terms ‘photo’ and ‘still image’ are used interchangeably and
have the same meaning.
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Before reading this user manual
Before using this product
This product records video in H.264 (MPEG4/AVC) format.
You can play back and edit the video recorded by the
product on a personal computer using the internal software
of this product.
Please note that this product is not compatible with other
digital video formats.
Before recording important video, make a trial recording.
Play back your trial recording to make sure the video and audio
have been recorded properly.
Recorded contents may be lost due to a mistake when
handling the product or memory card, etc.
Samsung will not provide compensation for damages due to the
loss of recorded contents.
Make a backup of important recorded data.
Protect your important recorded data by copying the files to a
PC. We also recommend you copy them from your PC to other
recording media for storage. Refer to the software installation and
USB connection guide.
Copyrights: Please note that this product is intended for
individual use only.
Data recorded on the storage media in this product using other
digital/analogue media or devices is protected by the Copyright
Act and cannot be used without permission of the owner of the
copyright, except for personal enjoyment. Even if you record an
event such as a show, performance, or exhibition for personal
enjoyment, we strongly recommend that you obtain permission
beforehand.
For Open Source licences information, refer to the
“Opensource-W200.pdf” in the provided CD-ROM.
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Notes regarding trademarks
All the trade names and registered trademarks mentioned in this
manual or other documentation provided with your Samsung
product are trademarks or registered trademarks of their
respective holders. Furthermore, “™” and “®
” are not mentioned
in each case in this manual.
The micro SD logo is a trademark. The micro SDHC logo is a
trademark.
Microsoft®
, Windows®
, Windows Vista®
, Windows®
7, and
DirectX®
are either registered trademarks or trademarks of the
Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.
Intel®
, Core™, Core 2 Duo®
, and Pentium®
are the registered
trademarks or trademarks of the Intel Corporation in the United
States and other countries.
AMD and Athlon™ are either registered trademarks or trademarks
of AMD in the United States and other countries.
Macintosh, Mac OS are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Apple Inc. in the United States and/or other
countries.
YouTube is a trademark of Google Inc.
Flickr is a trademark of Yahoo.
Facebook is a trademark of Facebook Inc.
twitter is a trademark of twitter Inc.
Picasa is a trademark of Google Inc.
HDMI, the HDMI logo and High-Definition Multimedia Interface
are trademarks or registered trademarks of HDMI Licensing LLC.
Adobe, the Adobe logo, and Adobe Acrobat are either registered
trademarks or trademarks of Adobe Systems Incorporated in the
United States and/or other countries.
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The safety precautions illustrated below are to prevent personal injury or material damages. Heed all instructions carefully.
WARNING
There is a potential risk of death or serious
injury.
Prohibited action. Do not touch the product.
CAUTION
There is a potential risk of personal injury or
damage to the product.
Do not disassemble the product. This precaution must be followed.
WARNING
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Using the product at temperatures over
60 ˚C (140 ˚F) may result in fire. Do not
store the product in a high temperature
place for a long period of time.
Otherwise, battery inside the product
may explode when overheated.
Do not allow water, metal, or
inflammable material to enter the
product. Doing so may pose a fire
hazard.
No oil! Oil entering the product can
cause electric shock or cause the
product to malfunction.
Do not aim the product directly into the
sun. Doing so could cause eye injuries,
and may cause internal parts of the
product to malfunction.
Do not dispose of the product in a fire.
Fire can cause the battery to explode.
Never use cleaning fluid or similar
chemicals to clean the product.
Do not spray cleaners directly on the
product.
Keep the used memory card out of
the reach of children. If the memory
card is swallowed by a child, consult a
physician immediately.
If the product emits an abnormal sound
or smell, or smokes, immediately request
service from a Samsung service centre.
There is a risk of fire or personal injury.
Safety information
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Safety information
WARNING
Connect the USB plug to a USB jack on a PC or an
adaptor. Do not insert the plug forcibly if it does not
match the jack. You can break the plug.
If the USB cable gets hot or the product emits an
abnormal sound or smell when charging or when
sending data, unplug the USB plug immediately and
request service from a Samsung service centre.
There is risk of fire or personal injury.
Don’t disassemble or attempt to repair the USB plug
or the product. There is a risk of fire or electric shock.
Do not place heavy objects on the USB plug. Heavy
objects can cause the cable to break or disconnect
from the product.
Do not open and close memory card cover or USB
plug cover near or in the water. Do not open or close
the cover with wet hands. Otherwise, it may cause
electric shock or damage to the product.
Do not touch the USB cable or plug with wet hands.
There is a risk of electric shock.
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Safety information
CAUTION
Do not press the surface of the LCD
with force, or hit it with a sharp object.
If you push the LCD surface, you can
cause unevenness in the display.
Do not drop or expose the product or
other accessories to severe vibrations
or impact. This can cause the product
or accessory to malfunction or cause
personal injury.
Do not use the product on a tripod (not
supplied) in a place where the tripod is
subject to severe vibrations or impact.
Do not use the product in direct sunlight
or near heating equipment.
The heat may cause a malfunction or
injury.
Do not leave the product in a closed
vehicle for a long time, where the
temperature is very high. High
temperatures can cause the product to
malfunction and the battery to explode
or burst into flame.
Do not expose the product to soot
or steam. Thick soot or steam could
damage the product case or cause it to
malfunction.
Do not use the product near dense
exhaust generated by gasoline or
diesel engines, or near a corrosive gas
such as hydrogen sulphide. Doing so
may corrode the external or internal
terminals, disabling normal operation.
Do not expose the product to
insecticide. Insecticide entering the
product could cause the product to
operate abnormally. Turn the product
off and cover it with vinyl sheet, etc.
before using insecticide.
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Safety information
CAUTION
Do not expose the product to sudden changes in
temperature or high humidity. There is also a risk of
product failure or electric shock if you use the product
outdoors during lightning storms.
Do not wipe the product body with benzene or
thinner. The exterior coating could peel off or the
case surface could deteriorate.
Do not use the product near a TV or radio. It can
cause distortion on the TV screen or interference on
the radio.
Do not use the product near sources of strong radio
waves or magnetism such as speakers or large
motors. Noise from these sources could distort the
video or audio you are recording.
Use Samsung-approved accessories only. Using
products from other manufacturers may cause
overheating, fire, explosion, electric shock, or
personal injuries caused by abnormal operation.
Place the product on a stable surface that is well
ventilated.
Keep important data separately. Samsung is not
responsible for data loss.
Manufacturers of unauthorised accessories compatible
with this product are responsible for their own products.
Use the optional accessories according to their safety
instructions. Samsung is not responsible for any
malfunctions, fires, electric shocks, or damage caused
by unauthorised accessories.
To maintain water-proof performance, replace related
parts annually. For replacement of such parts, consult
your Samsung service centre.
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Contents
Caring for water/dust/shock-proof capability ...... ii
Before reading this user manual ....................... 2
Safety information............................................ 4
Quick start guide ........................................... 10
Getting to know the product........................... 14
WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH YOUR PRODUCT.............................. 14
LOCATION OF CONTROLS......................................................... 15
IDENTIFYING THE SCREEN DISPLAYS....................................... 17
Getting started .............................................. 21
CHARGING THE BATTERY ......................................................... 21
CHECKING THE BATTERY STATE.............................................. 22
Basic operation of the product ....................... 24
TURNING YOUR PRODUCT ON/OFF.......................................... 24
SETTING THE DATE/TIME FOR THE FIRST TIME........................ 24
SETTING THE OPERATION MODES ........................................... 25
USING THE T/W/DISPLAY ( )/UNDERWATER ( )/
OK (REC) BUTTON...................................................................... 25
SWITCHING THE INFORMATION DISPLAY MODE ..................... 27
USING THE STRAP..................................................................... 27
SELECTING THE OSD LANGUAGE............................................. 28
Getting ready to start recording ...................... 29
INSERTING/EJECTING A MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED)...... 29
SELECTING A SUITABLE MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED) ..... 30
RECORDABLE TIME AND CAPACITY ......................................... 32
Basic recording ............................................. 33
RECORDING VIDEOS.................................................................. 33
CAPTURING PHOTOS DURING VIDEO RECORDING ................. 35
RECORDING PHOTOS................................................................ 36
RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS (SMART AUTO)...... 37
USING UNDERWATER MODE..................................................... 37
ZOOMING ................................................................................... 38
Basic playback.............................................. 39
CHANGING THE PLAYBACK MODE........................................... 39
PLAYING BACK VIDEOS............................................................. 40
CAPTURING PHOTOS WHILE PLAYING BACK VIDEO ............... 42
VIEWING PHOTOS...................................................................... 43
ZOOMING DURING PHOTO PLAYBACK..................................... 44
Using the menu items.................................... 45
HANDLING MENUS .................................................................... 45
MENU ITEMS .............................................................................. 46
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Contents
Advanced recording ...................................... 47
Video Resolution.......................................................................... 47
Photo Resolution......................................................................... 47
Smart Filter.................................................................................. 48
Back Light................................................................................... 49
Face Detection ............................................................................ 50
Anti-Shake (DIS) .......................................................................... 51
Advanced playback....................................... 52
Play Mode ................................................................................... 52
Delete.......................................................................................... 53
Protect ........................................................................................ 54
Share Mark.................................................................................. 55
Slide Show .................................................................................. 56
File Info........................................................................................ 56
Other settings................................................ 57
SETTING MENU ITEMS............................................................... 57
Storage Info................................................................................. 57
File No......................................................................................... 58
Date/Time Set ............................................................................. 58
Date/Time Display ....................................................................... 59
LCD Brightness ........................................................................... 59
Auto LCD Off............................................................................... 60
Beep Sound ................................................................................ 60
Shutter Sound ............................................................................. 61
Auto Power Off............................................................................ 61
PC Software................................................................................ 62
Format......................................................................................... 62
Default Set................................................................................... 63
Language .................................................................................... 63
Connecting to a TV........................................ 64
CONNECTING TO A HIGH DEFINITION TV WITH HDMI.............. 64
VIEWING ON A TV SCREEN........................................................ 64
Using with a Windows computer.................... 65
WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A WINDOWS COMPUTER ............... 65
USING THE Intelli-studio PROGRAMME...................................... 66
USING AS A REMOVABLE STORAGE DEVICE ........................... 71
Troubleshooting............................................. 73
WARNING INDICATORS AND MESSAGES ................................. 73
SYMPTOMS AND SOLUTIONS................................................... 76
Additional information..................................... 82
MAINTENANCE........................................................................... 82
USING YOUR PRODUCT ABROAD............................................. 83
GLOSSARY................................................................................. 84
Specifications................................................ 85
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This quick start guide introduces the basic operation and features of your product. See the reference pages for more information.
Quick start guide
STEP 1: Get ready
1 Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
You can use commercially
available micro SDHC or
micro SD memory cards
with this product.
2 Charge the battery fully.
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The battery is fully
charged when the
CHG (charging)
indicator light turns
green.
Battery for this product is equipped inside the product. No
additional battery is required, charge the product’s internal battery
via USB connection.
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STEP 2: Record with your product
Built-in USB plug
LCD screen
Power ( ) button
Playback ( ) button
OK (REC) button
T/W button
Delete ( ) button
Mode
( / ) button
MENU button
Share ( ) button
Display ( )/
Underwater ( )
button
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Quick start guide
Recording videos
Your product uses advanced H.264 compression technology to
give you the clearest video quality.
Using Underwater mode
The product provides general water-proof performance which
enables underwater recording in sea, river and lake. Enable the
underwater mode to record clear video under water. Read and
understand cautions on underwater recording before use. ¬page 37
1 Press the Power ( ) button.
2 Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording mode.
3 Press the OK (REC) button.
To stop recording, press the OK (REC) button again.
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Recording photos
You can take photos and store them in the storage media. Set the
desired resolution before recording.
1 Press the Power ( ) button.
2 Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the photo recording
mode.
3 Frame the subject in the LCD screen, and half-press the
OK (REC) button.
4 Press the OK (REC) button fully when the subject is in focus.
The shutter sound is heard and the photo is recorded.
The default video resolution setting is “720/25p”.
You can also take photos while recording a video. ¬page 35
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Quick start guide
STEP 3: Play back videos or photos
Viewing videos or photos on the LCD screen
You can find recordings quickly by using the thumbnail index view.
1 Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode.
2 In Play Mode, select “Video” or “Photo”. ¬page 52
The recorded videos or photos appear in the thumbnail
index view.
3 Press the T/W/Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to
select the desired video or photo, then press the OK (REC)
button.
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STEP 4: Save recorded videos or photos
Using the Intelli-studio programme built into your product, you can
import videos/photos into your computer and edit or share the
videos/photos with your friends and family. For details, see pages
65~70
Importing videos/photos from the product to your PC and
viewing them on your PC screen
1 Start the Intelli-studio programme by connecting the built-in
USB plug of the product to the PC.
A new file saving screen appears with the Intelli-studio main
window. Click “Yes”. The uploading procedure starts.
Intelli-studio runs automatically after you have connected your product
to a Windows computer (if you have set “PC Software: On”).
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Quick start guide
2 Any new files are saved to your PC and registered to “Contents
Manager” in the Intelli-studio programme.
You can arrange the files by different options such as Face,
Date, Location, etc.
Saved files in your PC
Contents Manager
Folders directory on your PC
3 Double-click the file you would like to play back.
Sharing videos/photos on Web sites
Share your contents with the world, by uploading videos and
photos directly to a web site with a single click.
Click “Share ( )”  “Upload” on the browser. page 69
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If the product’s storage media is full, you cannot record new
videos or photos. Delete videos or photos you’ve saved to your
computer from the product’s storage media.
Then you can record new videos or photos in the newly freed-up
space.
Playback ( )  Select files by using T/W/Display ( )/
Underwater ( )  Delete ( )  Display ( )/Underwater
( )/OK (REC) page 53
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WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH YOUR PRODUCT
Your new product comes with the following accessories. If any of
these items is missing from your box, call Samsung’s Customer
Care Centre.
Model name Colour Internal memory Lens
HMX-W200RP
HMX-W200TP
Red
Titan grey
No Digital zoom: x3
Although the models have some features that are different, they operate
in the same way.
Checking your accessories
Strap User manual CD Quick start guide
The exact appearance of each item may vary by model.
The contents may vary depending on the sales region.
You can purchase parts and accessories from your local Samsung
dealer. SAMSUNG is not responsible for reduced battery life time or
malfunctions caused by any unauthorised use of accessories.
A memory card is not included. See page 30 for memory cards
compatible with your product.
Your product includes the user manual CD and the printed quick
start guide.
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Getting to know the product
Optional accessories
Mini HDMI cable
Micro SD/SDHC card
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Getting to know the product
LOCATION OF CONTROLS
Rear/Left
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1 LCD screen
2 T/W button
3 OK (REC) button
4 Display ( ) button
5 Playback ( ) button
6 Delete ( ) button
7 Power ( ) button
8 CHG (Charging) indicator
9 Underwater ( ) button
10 Mode ( / ) button
11 MENU button
12 Share ( ) / Pause button
13 Internal speaker
14 Strap hook
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Getting to know the product
Front/Right/Bottom
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1 Internal microphone
2 Lens
3 Cover (Built-in USB plug)
4 Open/Close lever (Built-in USB plug)
5 Water-proof seal (Built-in USB plug)
6 Built-in USB plug
7 Built-in USB open lever
8 Tripod receptacle
9 Memory card slot
10 HDMI jack
11 Reset button
12 Water-proof seal (Memory card, HDMI jack)
13 Open/Close lever (Memory card, HDMI jack)
14 Cover (Memory card, HDMI jack)
Be careful not to cover the internal microphone and lens
during recording.
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Getting to know the product
IDENTIFYING THE SCREEN DISPLAYS
The available functions vary depending on the operation mode you have selected. Different indicators appear depending on the setting values.
This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in the video recording mode only.
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording mode. ¬page 25
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Video recording mode
[579Min] STBY
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Top of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Video recording mode
/ Smart Auto / Underwater mode
[579Min] Remaining recordable time
STBY /z/ /
Operating status (standby/
recording/pause/photo capturing)
Storage media (memory card)
Battery information
(remaining charge level)
Right of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Digital Zoom bar
Bottom of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Video Resolution
Smart Filter
Back Light
Face Detection
Anti-Shake (DIS)
01/JAN/2011 00:00 Date/Time
Settings of functions marked with are not
retained when the product is turned off.
The on-screen indicators are based on a micro
SDHC memory card with a 32GB capacity.
The screen above is an example and may differ
from the actual display.
For warning indicators and messages, see
pages 73~75
The illustrated items above and their positions
can be changed without notice to improve
performance.
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Getting to know the product
This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in the photo recording mode only.
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the photo recording mode. ¬page 25
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Photo recording mode
01/JAN/2011 00:00
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Top of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Photo recording mode
/ Smart Auto / Underwater mode
[9999]
Photo counter
(total number of recordable photos)
z/
Operating status
(focusing/photo capturing)
Storage media (memory card)
Battery information
(remaining charge level)
Right of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Digital Zoom bar
Bottom of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Photo Resolution
Smart Filter
Back Light
Face Detection
Anti-Shake (DIS)
01/JAN/2011 00:00 Date/Time
Settings of functions marked with are not
retained when the product is turned off.
The total number of recordable photos is based
on available space on the storage media.
The largest number the OSD Image Counter can
display is “9,999”.
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Getting to know the product
This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in the video playback mode only.
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode. page 39
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Video playback mode : Thumbnail view
0:00:55
Play Mode
Menu
1/10
Top of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Video playback mode
0:00:55 Duration of video
1/10
Current video/Number of total
recorded videos
Battery information
(remaining battery level)
Centre of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Protect
Share mark
Scroll bar
Bottom of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Menu Play Mode Button guide
Video playback mode: Single view
Multi View
01/JAN/2011 00:00
0:00:00/0:00:55
100-0001
Capture
Top of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Video playback mode
Video Resolution
/ //
/ /
Operating status (playback/pause/
search/slow motion playback)
0:00:00/0:00:55
Time code
(elapsed time/recorded time)
Battery information
(remaining battery level)
Erase protection
Share mark
100-0001 File name (file number)
Centre of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
- Previous skip/Rewind ( / )
- Forward skip/Fast Forward
( / )
- Volume up/down ( / )
- Playback/Pause (/ )
- Reverse/forward slow motion
playback ( / )
Bottom of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
01/JAN/2011 00:00 Recorded date/time
Multi View
Capture
Button guide
The on-screen indicators appear briefly. They
reappear when you press the OK (REC) button.
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Getting to know the product
This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in the photo playback mode only.
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode. ¬page 39
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Photo playback mode: Thumbnail view
Play Mode
Menu
1/10
Top of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Photo playback mode
1/10
Current photo/Number of total
recorded photos
Battery information (remaining
battery level)
Centre of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Protect
Scroll bar
Bottom of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Menu Play Mode Button guide
Photo playback mode: Single view
Multi View
1/10
01/JAN/2011 00:00
100-0001
Top of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Photo playback mode
Photo Resolution
Slide show
1/10
Current photo/Number of total
recorded photos
Battery information (remaining
battery level)
Erase protection
100-0001 File name (file number)
Centre of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
- Previous/Next photo ( / )
- Playback zoom ( )
Bottom of the LCD screen
Indicator Meaning
Multi View Button guide
01/JAN/2011 00:00 Recorded date/time
The on-screen indicators appear briefly. They
reappear when you press the OK (REC) button.
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Getting started
1 Press the Power ( ) button to turn off the product.
2 Slide and open the Open/Close lever in the direction of the arrow
to pop out the built-in USB plug, as shown in the figure.
When you press the USB open lever, the USB plug will pop
out if the built-in USB plug cover is open.
3 Connect the built-in USB plug of the product to the USB port
of a PC and please check if the USB port complies with the
standard of rated power limit.
The charging (CHG) indicator lights up and charging starts.
After the battery is fully charged, the charging (CHG) indicator
turns green.
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4 When the charging is completed, detach the USB plug from the
PC, and then push in the built-in USB plug.
5 Slide and close the Open/Close lever in the direction of the arrow
to close the built-in USB plug cover, as show in the figure.
Do not push the built-in USB plug forcibly.
Depending on your computer environment, you can attach an
external USB cable (not supplied) to the product’s USB plug and
your computer’s USB port to charge the product.
The battery is not charged while you are operating the product
connected to a PC. Turn the product off and then charge the battery
by connecting the built-in USB plug of the product to a PC.
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CHARGING THE BATTERY
Battery for this product is equipped inside the product.
Be sure to charge the battery before you start using your product.
You can charge the battery with the built-in USB plug.
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Getting started
CHECKING THE BATTERY STATE
You can check the charging state and remaining battery capacity.
To check the charging state
The colour of the LED indicates the power or charging state.
(Orange)
Charging
(Orange blink)
Error
(Green)
Fully charged
Battery level display
The battery level display shows the
amount of power remaining in the battery.
Battery level
indicator
State Message
Fully charged -
25~50% used -
50~75% used -
75~95% used -
95~98% used -
Exhausted (flickers): The product will be
forced to turn off after 3 minutes. Charge
the battery as soon as possible.
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- After 3 seconds, the product turns off. “Low Battery”
The figures above are based on a fully charged battery at a normal
temperature. Low ambient temperature may affect the use time.
[579Min] STBY
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Getting started
Available running time for the battery
Charging time
Approx. 270min.
(Use the built-in USB plug)
Mode
Resolution
Continuous recording
time
Playback time
1080/25p Approx. 120 min. Approx. 180 min.
720/25p Approx. 130 min. Approx. 200 min.
Charging time: Approximate time in minutes required to fully charge a
completely exhausted battery.
Recording/Playback time: Approximate time available when you have fully
charged the battery.
Times shown above are measured under Samsung’s test conditions.
Your times may differ, depending on your usage and conditions.
The recording and playback times will be shorter when you use your
product in low temperatures.
The charging time will vary depending on the remaining battery level.
Depending on your PC specifications, the charging time can be
prolonged.
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Continuous recording (without zoom)
The continuous recording time above shows the available recording
time when you record without using any other function after
recording starts.
The battery may discharge 2-3 times faster than this reference if you
use the recording start/stop, zoom, and playback functions.
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About the battery
Battery properties
A lithium-ion battery is small-sized and has a high capacity. Low
ambient temperature (below 10ºC (50ºF)) may shorten its usage
time and affect its function.
Be careful not to completely discharge the battery.
- When fully discharged, a battery damages the internal cells. The
battery may be prone to leakage when fully discharged.
- If the battery is not used for a long time, fully charge the battery
and then, using your product, drain the charge completely once
every 3 months to keep the battery functioning properly.
- A battery which is completely discharged may not turn on the
recharging LED during charging. It is designed to protect the
battery. When charge starts but the charge indicator does not
light even within 5 minutes, contact your local Samsung dealer.
The battery lifetime is limited.
- Battery capacity decreases over time and through repeated use.
If decreased usage time between charges becomes significant,
it is probably time to replace the battery with a new one.
Contact your local Samsung dealer.
- Each battery’s life is affected by storage, operating, and
environmental conditions.
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TURNING YOUR PRODUCT ON/OFF
You can turn the power on or off by pressing the Power ( ) button.
Power ( ) button
The product operates the self-diagnosis function when powered
on. ¬pages 73~75
Press the Reset button with any sharp object if the product does
not turn on. ¬page 81
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When you use your product for the first time or reset it, the date/time
set screen appears at start-up. Set the date and time.
SETTING THE DATE/TIME FOR THE FIRST
TIME
Set the date and time of your local area when you turn on the
product for the first time.
1 Press the Power ( ) button to turn on the product.
When you turn on your product for the first time, the Date/
Time Set screen appears.
Date/Time Set
Move OK
Day Month Year Hr Min
JAN
01 00 00
2011
2 Set each date or time value by pressing the T/W buttons.
To move left or right, press the Display ( ) or
Underwater ( ) button.
3 After setting minutes, press the OK (REC) button.
The product exits the date/time screen.
The year can be set up to 2037.
Set “Date/Time Display” to On. ¬page 59
User settings may be initialised to the default if the internal battery
has been discharged completely. After using the product, recharge it
before storing.
When the internal battery has been discharged completely, the
Date/Time setting resets to “01/JAN/2011 00:00”.
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Basic operation of the product
SETTING THE OPERATION MODES
You can switch the operating mode in the following order each
time you press the Mode ( / ) button: Video recording mode 
Photo recording mode.
Each time the operation mode changes, the respective mode
indicator appears.
Pressing the Playback ( ) button in the recording mode
switches to the playback mode.
Mode
Mode
indicator
Functions
Video recording mode To record videos.
Photo recording mode To record photos.
Playback mode / To play back videos or photos.
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USING THE T/W/DISPLAY ( )/
UNDERWATER ( )/OK (REC) BUTTON
The functions of the T/W/Display ( )/Underwater ( )/OK (REC)
buttons vary according to the operation mode you are using. The
following tables list the buttons and the functions they perform in
each mode.
Menu screen
Button Menu screen
T Moves the cursor up
W Moves the cursor down
Moves to the previous menu
Moves to the next menu
OK (REC) Confirms selection
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Basic operation of the product
Recording mode
Button Video recording mode Photo recording mode
T
Digital zoom (telephoto)
page 38
Digital zoom (telephoto)
page 38
W
Digital zoom (wide-angle)
page 38
Digital zoom (wide-angle)
page 38
Display page 27 Display page 27
Underwater mode page 37
Underwater mode
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OK (REC)
Video recording start/stop
page 33
Photo capturing page 36
Playback mode
Button
Video playback mode
(Single view)
Photo playback mode
(Single view)
T lncreases the volume page 41 -
W Decreases the volume page 41 -
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Search playback RPS
(Reverse Playback Search) rate:
x2  x4  x8  x16 page 41
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Previous skip playback
page 41
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Reverse slow motion playback
page 41
Previous image page 43
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Search playback FPS
(Forward Playback Search) rate:
x2  x4  x8  x16 page 41
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Next skip playback page 41
- 
Forward slow motion playback
page 41
Next image page 43
OK (REC) Playback/Pause page 41 Playback zoom page 44
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Basic operation of the product
SWITCHING THE INFORMATION DISPLAY
MODE
You can display or hide the on-screen information.
Press the Display ( ) button in the standby mode.
The full and minimum display modes alternate.
<Minimum display mode>
STBY
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STBY
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Warning indicators and messages may appear depending on the
recording conditions. ¬pages 73~75
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USING THE STRAP
Attach the strap and place your hand through the loop to prevent
the product from being dropped.
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Basic operation of the product
SELECTING THE OSD LANGUAGE
You can select the language of the menu or messages displayed
on the LCD screen. The product retains the language setting even
when you turn it off.
1 Press the MENU button.
The menu screen appears.
2 Press the Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to select
“Settings”.
The settings menu appears.
Exit
Menu
Storage Info
File No
Date/Time Set
Settings
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OK (REC) button.
Exit
Menu
Format
Default Set
Language
Settings
English
⦽ǎᨕ
Français
Deutsch
4 Press the T/W button to select the desired OSD language, and
then press the OK (REC) button.
5 To exit, press the MENU button.
The product displays the menus and messages in the
language you selected.
Supported languages
English ⦽ǎᨕ Français Deutsch Italiano
Español Português Русский ፩ၭ
“Language” options may be changed without prior notice.
The date and time format may change depending on the selected
language.
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Getting ready to start recording
INSERTING/EJECTING A MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED)
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To insert a memory card
1 Turn off the product, then slide and open the Open/Close lever
in the direction of the arrow to open the memory card cover, as
shown in the figure.
2 Insert the memory card into the card slot until it softly clicks.
Make sure that the brand label portion of the card is facing
left and the product is placed as shown in the figure.
3 Slide and close the Open/Close lever in the direction of the
arrow to close the memory card cover, as show in the figure.
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1 Turn off the product, then slide and open the Open/Close lever
in the direction of the arrow to open the memory card cover, as
shown in the figure.
2 Gently push the memory card to eject it.
3 Slide and close the Open/Close lever in the direction of the
arrow to close the memory card cover, as show in the figure.
To avoid the data loss, turn off the product by pressing the Power ( ) button before inserting or ejecting the memory card.
If you eject the memory card from the product while it is on, the product turns off.
Be careful not to push the memory card too hard. The memory card may suddenly pop out.
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Your product supports only micro SD and micro SDHC cards.
The compatibility with the product may vary depending on the manufacturer and the type of memory card.
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Getting ready to start recording
SELECTING A SUITABLE MEMORY CARD
(NOT SUPPLIED)
Compatible memory cards
You can use micro SD and micro SDHC cards with this product.
We recommend you use a micro SDHC card. This product supports micro
SD cards up to 2GB. We cannot guarantee normal operation with micro SD
cards bigger than 2GB.
MMC (Multi Media Card) and MMC Plus are not supported.
Compatible memory cards and capacities:
micro SD card: 1GB ~ 2GB
micro SDHC card: 4GB ~ 32GB
When you use unauthorised memory cards, the product cannot record
videos correctly and your recordings may be lost.
The memory cards released after this product launch may not be compatible
with the product.
When the camcorder operates with 4MB/s (Class 4) or above memory
cards, it can be stable.
Terminals
Usable memory card (1GB~32GB)
Terminals
<micro SD> <micro SDHC>
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Micro SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards
A micro SDHC card is a higher version (Ver. 2.00) of the micro SD card and
supports capacities above 4GB.
Use micro SD cards only with micro SD enabled host devices.
Handling a memory card
Damaged data may not be recoverable. We recommend you make a back-
up of important data separately on the hard disk of your PC.
Turning the power off or removing a memory card during an operation such
as formatting, deleting, recording, and playback may cause data loss.
If you modify the name of a file or folder stored in the memory card with your
PC, your product may not recognise the modified file.
The micro memory card does not support any data recovery mode.
Therefore, care should be taken in case the memory card is damaged while
recording.
We recommend that you power off the product before inserting or removing
the memory card to avoid data loss.
Make sure to format the memory card on this product. If the memory card
had been formatted by a PC or other device, using it on this product without
reformatting may cause recording and/or playback failure. Samsung is
not responsible for damage to recorded contents caused by incompatible
formatting.
You have to format newly-purchased memory cards, memory cards with
data that your product cannot recognise or with data saved by other
devices. Note that formatting erases all data on the memory card and
deleted data cannot be recovered.
A memory card has a certain life span. If you cannot record new data, you
have to purchase a new memory card.
Do not bend, drop, or subject the card to strong impacts.
Do not place foreign substances on the memory card terminals. Use a soft
dry cloth to clean the terminals if required.
Do not paste anything other than the label provided with the card on the
label pasting area of the card.
Do not use a damaged memory card.
Be careful to keep the memory card out of the reach of children, who might
swallow it.
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Getting ready to start recording
This product supports micro SD and micro SDHC memory
cards, giving you a wider choice of cards!
The data storage speed may differ, depending on the
manufacturer and production system.
SLC (Single Level Cell) system: faster write speed enabled.
MLC (Multi Level Cell) system: only lower write speed is
supported.
For best results, we recommend using a memory card that
supports a faster write speed.
Using a lower write speed memory card for recording video
may cause difficulties when storing.
You may even lose your video data during the recording.
In an attempt to preserve every bit of the recorded video, the
product forcibly stores the video on the memory card and
displays a warning:
“Low speed card. Please record at a lower resolution.”
If you are unavoidably using a low speed memory card, the
resolution of the recording may be lower than the set value.
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The higher the resolution and quality, the more memory the
product uses.
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Using the memory card adaptor
This product uses micro SD/micro SDHC memory
cards.
To use a micro SD/micro SDHC directly with a
computer or a card reader you must attach it to or
insert it into an adaptor.
Samsung is not responsible for data loss due to misuse, including
loss caused by any PC virus.
We recommend using a memory card case to avoid data loss that
can be caused by moving the card or by static electricity.
After a period of use, the memory card may get warm. This is normal
and is not a malfunction.
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Getting ready to start recording
RECORDABLE TIME AND CAPACITY
Listed below are the available video recording times and the number
of photos the product can take, by card memory size and resolution.
Refer to the recordable video time and the number of photos when
recording videos or taking photos.
Recording time available for video in minutes
Resolution
Storage media capacity
1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
1080/25p 8 17 34 69 139 279
720/25p 17 33 66 134 269 540
(Unit: Approximate minutes of recording)
Recordable number of photos
Resolution
Storage media capacity
1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB 16GB 32GB
2720 x 2040 690 1,350 2,710 5,450 9,999 9,999
2048x1536 1,000 1,950 3,930 7,900 9,999 9,999
1920x1080 1,340 2,630 5,270 9,999 9,999 9,999
640x480 3,700 7,240 9,999 9,999 9,999 9,999
(Unit: Approximate number of images)
1GB ⴊ 1,000,000,000 bytes : Actual formatted capacity may be less
as the internal firmware uses a portion of the memory.
Actual recording times may differ depending on the recording
conditions and the subject.
The higher the resolution, the more memory is used.
Lower resolution increases the recording time, but the image quality
may suffer.
The bit rate automatically adjusts to the recording image.
Accordingly, the recording time may vary.
Memory cards bigger than 32GB may not operate normally.
The maximum continuous recording time is under 20 minutes. The
maximum video file size is 1.8GB.
The maximum number of recordable photo and video files is 9,999
respectively.
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RECORDING VIDEOS
Set the resolution you want before recording. page 47
Insert a memory card. page 29
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording mode.
page 25
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Use the T/W button to adjust the size of the subject. page 38
This product automatically detects the scene when you align
the subject. page 37
2 Press the OK (REC) button.
The recording ( ) indicator appears, and recording starts.
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Pause Capture
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3 To stop recording, press the OK (REC) button again.
Record Pause
The product allows you to pause temporarily while recording a video.
With this function, you can record your favourite scenes as a single
video.
Press the Share ( ) button to pause while recording. Press it again
to resume.
0:00:00
Pause Capture
[579Min]
0:01:35
Resume Stop
[579Min]
Resume
If pausing during video recording lasts for 5 minutes, the product will be
turned off automatically. (if you have set “Auto Power Off: 5 Min”).
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Basic recording
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Basic recording
If the power is interrupted or an error occurs during recording, the
video may not be recorded.
Samsung is not responsible for any damage caused by a failure of
normal recording or playback operation because of memory card
error.
Note that damaged data cannot be recovered.
Do not turn off the product or remove the memory card while
accessing the storage media. Doing so may damage the storage
media or the data in the storage media.
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Videos are compressed in the H.264 (MPEG-4.AVC) format.
For the on-screen information display, see page 17.
For approximate recording time, see page 32.
Sound is recorded from the internal stereo microphone located
on the front of the product. Make sure that the microphone is not
blocked.
Before recording an important video, make sure to test the recording
function to see if there any problems with the audio or video
recording.
For various functions available during recording, see pages 47~51.
You can adjust the brightness of the LCD screen in the menu
options. Adjusting the LCD screen does not affect the image being
recorded. ¬page 59
When you record indoors or in the dark places, ISO sensitivity is
automatically adjusted. It can make interference effects on images
and you cannot view the images recorded in the dark places
correctly. We recommend you to use professional Products like a
infrared product when recording at night.
An image can be shaken when the Anti-Shake function is enabled if
the product is mounted on a tripod or fixed on a place. Release the
Anti-Shake function when the product is mounted on a tripod.
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Basic recording
CAPTURING PHOTOS DURING VIDEO
RECORDING
Your product can capture photos without interrupting video
recording.
Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording
mode. ¬page 25
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1 Press the OK (REC) button.
The recording ( ) indicator appears, and recording starts.
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Pause Capture
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2 While recording the video, frame the scene you want to
photograph, and then press the Playback ( ) button.
This product has recorded the photo image without a shutter
sound.
You can capture up to 5 photos during video recording.
Video keeps recording, even while photos are taken.
Pause Capture
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3 To stop recording, press the OK (REC) button again.
Photos are captured in the video recording resolution.
When you set the smart filter function, the product cannot capture a
photo during the video recording. ¬page 48
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RECORDING PHOTOS
Set the desired resolution before recording. ¬page 47
Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the photo recording
mode. ¬page 25
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1 Select a subject to record.
Use the T/W button to adjust the size of the subject.
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Your product automatically detects the scene when you align
the subject. ¬page 37
2 Frame the subject in the LCD screen, and half-press the
OK (REC) button.
When the subject is in focus, the focusing ( ) indicator
appears. If it appears in red, readjust the focus.
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3 Fully press the OK (REC) button.
The shutter sound is heard and the photo is recorded.
Do not turn off the product or remove the memory card while accessing
the storage media. Doing so may damage the storage media or the data
in the storage media.
Recordable number of photos varies depending on the recording
conditions and the photo resolution. ¬page 32
Audio is not recorded when you take photos.
For the on-screen display information, see page 18
You can adjust the brightness of the LCD screen in the menu
options. Adjusting the LCD screen does not affect the image being
recorded. ¬page 59
For various functions available during recording, see pages 47~51.
Photo files conform to the DCF (Design rule for Camera File system)
standard, established by JEITA (Japan Electronics and Information
Technology Industries Association).
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Basic recording
RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS
(SMART AUTO)
User-friendly SMART AUTO optimises your product for the
recording conditions automatically, providing beginners with the
best performance.
This product automatically detects
the recording conditions when you
align a subject in the LCD screen and
optimises the product settings. An
appropriate scene icon appears at the
LCD screen.
Scene icons Meaning
Appears when recording indoors. (Indoor)
Appears when recording at night. (Night)
Appears when recording a very bright scene.
(snowy landscape/ski slope)
Appears when recording people. (Portrait)
When the product fails to recognise the recording situation, it records in the
basic settings ( ).
When you set the Smart Filter function, it records in the basic settings
( ).
The product may not select the correct scene depending on shooting
conditions, such as product shake, lighting, and distance to the subject.
The product may not detect the portrait mode depending on the orientation
or the brightness of faces.
When you set the Face Detection to On, the Portrait ( ) mode can be
activated in Smart Auto mode. ¬page 50
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USING UNDERWATER MODE
The product provides general water-proof performance which
enables the underwater mode to record clear video under water.
Press the Underwater ( ) button in the standby mode.
The underwater mode On and Off alternate each time you press
it.
[579Min] STBY
When you finish recording under water, turn the underwater mode
off.
Read and understand cautions on underwater recording before use.
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Basic recording
ZOOMING
Use the zoom function for close-up or wide-angle recording.
Your product allows you to record using digital zoom with the T/W
button.
W: Record a wide area
(wide-angle)
T: Record an enlarged
image (telephoto)
To zoom in
Press the T button. (telephoto)
The distant subject is gradually magnified.
The product provides the following zoom magnification:
- Digital zoom: x3
To zoom out
Press the W button. (wide-angle)
The subject appears smaller and further away.
The smallest zoom ratio is the subject’s original size in the zoom-
out.
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W: Wide-angle
T: Telephoto
Note that the image quality decreases when you use the digital
zoom. The image quality may deteriorate depending on how much
you zoom in on the subject.
Frequent use of the zoom function consumes more power.
The minimum focal length between the product and the subject is
about 7.9~9.8 inches (20~25 cm).
The product can record the sound of the zoom mechanism.
When using the zoom function and holding the product with your
hand, use Anti-shake (DIS) for stable recording. ¬page 51
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CHANGING THE PLAYBACK MODE
Understanding how to change the operation modes
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode.
When you shift to the playback mode, the most recently created file is highlighted in the thumbnail view.
The product selects the thumbnail display options based on the standby mode you used the last time.
You display video or photo thumbnails using the “Play Mode” menu. ¬page 52
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<Video playback mode>
<Photo playback mode>
MENU button J “Play Mode” J
“Video” or “Photo”.
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You can switch the playback mode to the video or photo recording mode by pressing the Mode ( / ) button or Playback ( ) button.
Basic playback
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Basic playback
PLAYING BACK VIDEOS
You can preview recorded videos in the thumbnail index view and
find and play back a video directly.
Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode.
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1 Set “Play Mode” to “Video”. ¬page 52
When you select a video file, the playing back time appears
on the screen.
The thumbnail highlight is on the latest created or played file.
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2 Press the T/W/Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to select
the desired video, and then press the OK (REC) button.
The product plays back the video you selected and the on-
screen indicators appear briefly. They reappear when you
press the OK (REC) button.
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3 To return to thumbnail index view while playing back, use the
Share ( ) button.
Do not power off or eject the memory card during video playback. Doing
so may damage the recorded data.
It may take some time to start playback, depending on the size and
quality of the selected video.
The product may not play back the following video files:
- A video recorded on another device.
- A video whose file format is not supported by the product.
You can use various playback options during video playback.
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The recorded videos can be played back on a TV or PC.
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Basic playback
Various playback operations
Playback/Pause
1	 Playback and pause alternate when you press the OK (REC)
button during playback.
2	 Press the Share (   ) button to return to the thumbnail index
view.
Search playback
1	 During playback, press and hold the Display (   
)/Underwater
(   ) button for reverse search/forward search.
2	 Pressing the Display (   
)/Underwater (   ) button repeatedly
increases the search speed in each direction.
RPS (Reverse Playback Search) rate: x2  x4  x8  x16
FPS (Forward Playback Search) rate: x2  x4  x8  x16
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3	 To resume normal playback, press the OK (REC) button.
Skip playback
During playback, press the Underwater (   ) button to locate the
start point of the next file. Pressing the Underwater (   ) button
repeatedly skips files in the forward direction.
During playback, press the Display (   
) button to locate the
start point of the current file. Pressing the Display (   
) button
repeatedly skips files in the reverse direction.
Press the Display (   
) button within 3 seconds of the start point
of the current file to skip back to the previous file.
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Slow motion playback
1	 During pause, press the Display (   
)/Underwater (   ) button
to make the video go reverse/forward slowly.
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2	 To resume normal playback, press the OK (REC) button.
Adjusting the volume
Press the  T / W button to increase or decrease the volume.
You can hear the recorded sound from the internal speaker.
You can set the volume level anywhere between 0 and 10.
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You can hear the recorded sound only when the playback is at normal
speed.
The product switches to the thumbnail index view after the last file plays back
if the playback does not stop.
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Basic playback
CAPTURING PHOTOS WHILE PLAYING
BACK VIDEO
You can capture photos during video playback.
Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode.
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1 Set “Play Mode” to “Video”. ¬page 52
2 Press the T/W/Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to select
the video you want and then press the OK (REC) button.
The selected video is played back.
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3 Press the Playback ( ) button at the scene you want to
capture.
The captured photo is recorded in JPEG format.
4 To return to thumbnail index view while playing back, use the
Share ( ) button.
Photos are captured in the resolution of the video recording.
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Basic playback
VIEWING PHOTOS
You can preview recorded photos in the thumbnail index view and
find and play back a photo directly.
Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode.
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1 Set “Play Mode” to “Photo”. ¬page 52
The thumbnail highlight is on the latest created or played file.
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2 Press the T/W/Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to select
the desired photo, and then press the OK (REC) button.
The product displays the photo you selected in full screen
view and the on-screen indicators appear briefly. They
reappear when you press the OK (REC) button.
To view the previous/next file, press the Display ( )/
Underwater ( ) button.
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3 To return to the thumbnail index view, use the Share ( ) button.
Do not power off the product or eject the memory card during photo
playback. Doing so may damage the recorded data.
Loading time may vary depending on the size and quality of the
selected photo.
Your product may not playback the following photo files normally:
- A photo recorded on another device.
- A photo with a file format not supported by this product. (One that
does not conform to DCF standards.)
This product supports the JPEG file format. (However, note that all
JPEG files are not always played back.)
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Basic playback
ZOOMING DURING PHOTO PLAYBACK
You can magnify a playback image using the OK (REC) button on
the product.
Insert a memory card. ¬page 29
Press the Playback ( ) button to set the playback mode.
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1 Select the photo you want to magnify. ¬page 43
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2 Adjust the magnification with the OK (REC) button.
The screen is framed and the image is magnified starting from
the centre of the image.
You can zoom in from x1.3 to x2.0.
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3 Press the T/W/Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to view
the area you want on the magnified photo.
4 To cancel, use the Share ( ) button.
Photos recorded on other devices or those edited on a PC cannot
be magnified.
While you are using the playback zoom, you cannot select other
images.
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Using the menu items
HANDLING MENUS
The instructions below are examples of how to access and use
menu items using the MENU button. When you access and use
other menu items, use these examples as guides.
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording mode.
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1 Press the MENU button.
The menu screen appears.
2 Press the Display ( )/Underwater ( ) button to select
“Video Resolution”.
(The Video Resolution function is used here as an example.)
Exit
Menu
1080/25p
720/25p
Video Resolution
3 Press the T/W button to select the desired option, and then
press the OK (REC) button.
Exit
Menu
1080/25p
720/25p
Video Resolution
4 To exit the menu, press the MENU button.
When you are using certain menu items, some other menu items
cannot be used at the same time, or may be greyed out. For more
information, see Troubleshooting on page 81.
For easy understanding, the menu setting procedures in the example
above are explained using the simplest methods. Menu setting
methods can differ depending on the menu options you choose.
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Using the menu items
Recording menu items
• : Available
X : Not Available
Operation
mode
Items
Video Photo Default value Page
Video Resolution • X 720/25p 47
Photo Resolution X • 2720x2040 47
Smart Filter • • Normal 48
Back Light • • Off 49
Face Detection • • Off 50
Anti-Shake(DIS) • • Off 51
Settings • • - 57~63
Playback menu items
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X : Not Available
Operation
mode
Items
Video Photo
Default
value
Page
Thumbnail
view
Single
view
Thumbnail
view
Single
view
Play Mode • X • X Video 52
Delete • • • • - 53
Protect • • • • - 54
Share Mark • • X X - 55
Slide Show X X • • - 56
File Info • • • • - 56
Settings • • • • - 57~63
Menu options and default values may be changed without prior notice.
MENU ITEMS
The items available in each menu vary depending on the operating mode.
For item operation details, see the page number listed under Page in the table.
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Video Resolution
You can select the resolution of video to be recorded.
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording mode.
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1 Press the MENU button J Display ( )/Underwater ( )
button J “Video Resolution”.
2 Select the desired submenu item with the T/W button J
OK (REC) button.
Exit
Menu
1080/25p
720/25p
Video Resolution
3 Press the MENU button to exit the menu.
Submenu items
1080/25p ( ): Records in the FULL HD (1920x1080 25p) format.
720/25p ( ): Records in the HD (1280x720 25p) format.
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25p indicates the product will record in progressive scan mode at 25
frames per second.
Recorded files are encoded using Variable Bit Rate (VBR). VBR is an
encoding system that automatically adjusts the bit rate according to
the recording image.
High resolution images occupy more memory space than low
resolution images. If you select the higher resolution, there is less
space to record videos in the memory.
The recording times depend on the resolution of a video to be
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Photo Resolution
You can select the resolution of the photo to be recorded.
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the photo recording mode.
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1 Press the MENU button J Display ( )/Underwater ( )
button J “Photo Resolution”.
2 Select the desired submenu item with the T/W button J
OK (REC) button.
Exit
Menu
2720x2040
2048x1536
1920x1080
Photo Resolution
3 Press the MENU button to exit the menu.
Submenu items
2720x2040 ( ): Records in 2720x2040 resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio.
2048x1536 ( ): Records in 2048x1536 resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio.
1920x1080 ( ): Records in 1920x1080 resolution with 16:9 aspect ratio.
640x480 ( ): Records in 640x480 resolution with 4:3 aspect ratio.
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The number of recordable images differs according to the photo
resolution you select. ¬page 32
Photos that are recorded on your product may not playback properly
on other digital devices that do not support these photo sizes.
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Advanced recording
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Advanced recording
Smart Filter
By applying special effects, you can add fun and character to an
image. You can apply various filter effects to create unique images.
Press the Mode ( / ) button to set the video recording or the
photo recording mode. ¬page 25
1 Press the MENU button J Display ( )/Underwater ( )
button J “Smart Filter”.
2 Select the desired submenu item with the T/W button J
OK (REC) button.
Exit
Menu
Normal
Vignetting
Fish-Eye
Smart Filter
3 Press the MENU button to exit the menu.
Submenu items
Normal: Without any smart filter effect, the product displays a normal,
natural image during recording or playback.
Vignetting ( ): Apply the retro-looking colours, high contrast, and
strong vignette effect of lomo cameras.
Fish-eye ( ): Distort close objects to imitate the visual effect of a fish-
eye lens.
Retro ( R
R ): Apply a sepia tone effect.
Classic ( CL
CL ): Apply a black and white effect.
Negative ( N
N ): Apply a negative film effect.
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Example of Smart Filter
Normal
Negative
Classic
Retro
Vignetting
Fish-eye
When you apply a smart filter effect while recording a video, the
recording speed will be set to 15 fps and the recording resolution will
be set to 640x480 ( ).
The following functions cannot be used when the product is in the
Smart filter mode:
- Digital zoom, “Video Resolution”, “Anti-Shake (DIS)”,
“Face Detection”
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