Playing back a tape on the XL2 camcorder
Article ID: ART155847 | Date published: 06/09/2015 | Date last updated: 08/17/2015
 

Description

Playing back a tape on the XL2 camcorder

Solution

Playing Back a Tape

Special Playback Modes

If the playback picture is distorted, clean the video heads using a Canon Head Cleaning Cassette or a commercially available digital video head-cleaning cassette.

  1. Set the <POWER> dial to VCR.

  2. Press the button to rewind the tape.

  3. Press the button to begin playback.

  4. Press the button to stop playback.

Special Playback Modes

(Playback Pause)

To pause playback, press the button during normal playback.

(Fast Forward Playback) / (Rewind Playback)

Plays back the tape at 9.5 times normal speed (forward or reverse). Press and hold the button during normal playback or fast forward.

(Reverse Playback)

Press the button on the wireless controller during normal playback. Press the (play) button to return to normal playback.

(Frame Advance) / (Frame Reverse)

Plays back frame-by-frame. Press the button on the wireless controller repeatedly during playback pause. Press and hold it to play back continuous frame advance/frame reverse.

SLOW (Slow Forward)/(Slow Reverse)

Plays back at about 1/3 normal speed. Press the button on the wireless controller during normal or reverse playback. Press the (play) button to return to normal playback.

x 2 (Forward x 2 Playback)/(Reverse x 2 Playback)

Plays back at 2 times normal speed. Press the button on the wireless controller during normal or reverse playback. Press the (play) button to return to normal playback.

Edit search

Press and hold the <REC SEARCH +/?> button in playback pause mode. When you release the button, the camcorder returns to playback pause mode.

  • There is no sound during special playback.
  • The picture may become distorted during some special playback modes.
  • The camcorder stops the tape automatically after 5 minutes in playback pause mode to protect tape and video heads.

Shuttle Dial (remote)

Use the shuttle dial in play or playback pause mode to control the playback speed and direction. Turn the shuttle dial to select slow, x 1 and x 2 playback modes ( forward and reverse), as well as fast forward and rewind playback. Turn it fully to the left/right to rewind/fast forward while the tape is stopped.

Jog Dial (remote)

Turn the Jog dial during playback or playback pause for frame advance/reverse or slow forward/slow reverse playback (depending on how far you turn the dial).

When you stop turning the dial, the camcorder goes into playback pause mode.

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