Setting widescreen recording on the ZR600 and ZR700 camcorders.
Article ID: ART128402 | Date published: 05/12/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

Setting widescreen recording on the ZR600 and ZR700 camcorders.

Solution

The camcorder uses the full width of the CCD providing high-resolution 16:9 recording.

Press the WIDE SCR button.

  • disappears and the picture changes to 4:3 aspect ratio. Pressing the button again will restore widescreen operation.
  • On the LCD screen: Widescreen video will display normally; video in 4:3 aspect ratio will appear with black side bars.
  • On the viewfinder screen: Widescreen video will appear in "letterbox" display; video in 4:3 aspect ratio will display normally.

NOTE:

  • Simultaneous recording on a memory card cannot be used when the widescreen mode is selected.
  • Playing back recordings made in the widescreen mode on a normal TV: If the TV type is set to [NORMAL TV] the recording will be played back in "letterbox" display. If the TV type is set to [WIDE TV] the image will appear horizontally squeezed.
  • If you connect the camcorder to a TV with Video ID-1 system, recordings made in the widescreen mode will be automatically played back in widescreen mode.

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