Using GPS

Article ID: ART140731 | Date published: 05/13/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015


Using GPS


Using the GP-E2 GPS Receiver

When you attach the optional GP-E2 GPS Receiver to the camcorder, you can acquire GPS information and add it to your movies and photos. For details about how to attach and use the receiver, refer also to the receiver's instruction manual.

When connecting the GP-E2 GPS Receiver to the camcorder, use the connecting cable supplied with the receiver.
After connecting the receiver, we recommend that you attach the receiver to the grip belt or the carrying case supplied with the receiver
  • In certain countries and regions, the use of GPS may be restricted. Therefore, be sure to use GPS in accordance with the laws and regulations of your country or region. Be particularly careful when traveling outside your home country.
  • Be careful about using GPS functions where the operation of electronic devices is restricted.
  • Others may be able to locate or identify you by using location data in your geotagged pictures or movies. Be careful when sharing these images with others, as when posting them online where many others can view them.
  • GPS signal reception may take some time.
  • Never leave the receiver near any equipment that generates a strong magnetic field, such as magnets or electric motors.
  • The camcorder is not compatible with the receiver's digital compass and positioning interval functions. Also, [Set Now] is not available for [GPS Auto Time Setting].
  • The GPS receiver's time will be set once when the receiver is attached to the camcorder. While recording movies and or when Wi-Fi Remote is activated, the time will not be set.
  • You cannot add GPS information to the following types of recordings.
- Photos captured from a movie.
- MP4 movies that were converted from another movie.



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