Onscreen Icons and Displays (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)
Article ID: ART114332 | Date published: 05/11/2015 | Date last updated: 08/15/2015


Onscreen Icons and Displays (VIXIA HF R50/R52/R500)



  • (AUTO) and (Baby) modes (with the zoom control displayed)

Control button [PHOTO]: Take a photo Intelligent IS
*1Smart AUTO *3Remaining battery charge
Zoom controls Control button [ ] / [ [ ] Start/Stop recording a movie
Total number of scenes / Total recording time Face detection frame
*2Memory operation Tracking frame
*1 Available only in (AUTO) mode.
*2 : Record, : Recording standby,
*3 Remaining battery charge

The icon shows a rough estimate of the remaining charge as a percentage of the full charge of the battery pack. When
is displayed in red, the battery pack charge is low. Replace or charge the battery pack.
Depending on the condition of the camcorder or battery, the actual battery charge may not match what is displayed on the screen.

  • (Special Scene) and (Program AE) modes.

  • (Cinema) mode

Control button [ ] : Open the (Home) menu Movie format
Shooting mode *4Remaining recording time
On the memory card
In the built-in memory*5
Relay recording*5
Exposure Video quality
Focus Audio scene
Face detection Control button [ ]: Open the [ Main Functions] panel
White balance Custom control button
Audio level indicator Fader
While recording/during playback: Scene counter (hours : minutes : seconds); Self timer Level marker
Pre-recording Headphone output
Image stabilizer Control button [FILTER 1]: Cinemalook filters
Tele macro

*4 When there is no more free space on the memory, [ ] (built-in memory, only.) or [ ] (memory card) will be displayed in red and the recording will stop.


  • Playing Movies (during playback)

Playback control buttons Volume and background music balance controls
Scene playback time Decoration
Scene number Control button [ ]: Capture a video snapshot scene

Record, Recording standby, Playback, Playback pause, Fast playback, Fast reverse playback, Slow playback / Slow reverse playback, Frame advance / Frame reverse.

  • Viewing Photos

Control button [Edit]: Open the Edit panel Control button [ ]: Photo jump
Current photo / Total number of photos Control button [ ]: Slideshow
File number Control button [ ]: Return to the [ ] index screen