Custom Picture Settings XF705
Article ID: ART172711 | Date published: 12/19/2018 | Date last updated: 12/19/2018
 

Description

Custom Picture Settings XF705

Solution

Custom Picture Settings
The camcorder lets you change many settings that control various aspects of the image produced. As a set, all these settings are treated as a single custom picture file. After adjusting the desired settings to your preference, you can save up to 20 custom picture files (in the camcorder or on an SD card), and load them later to apply exactly the same settings. Only SD card B can be used to save and load custom picture files.

NOTES
• Custom picture files are exclusively compatible for use only with XF705 camcorders

Operating modes:

Selecting Custom Picture Files
Select a custom picture file to apply its settings to your recordings or to edit, rename, protect, or transfer it.
1 Select [Select].

2 Select the desired file and then press SET.
  • Select one of the custom picture files saved in the camcorder (C1 to C20). To use the settings of a custom picture file saved on a card, copy the file to the camcorder in advance.
  • When you close the menu, the selected custom picture file’s settings will be applied.
  • The icon of the [Gamma] setting in effect will appear on the left of the screen. If the detailed settings were activated  is set to [On]),  will appear on the left of the screen.
NOTES
  • About changing custom picture related settings using the optional RC-V100 Remote Controller
- When an optional RC-V100 Remote Controller is connected to the camcorder, you can press the remote controller’s CUSTOM PICT. button to open the [/!Custom Picture] menu.
- If a protected custom picture file is selected on the camcorder, custom picture related settings cannot be changed using the remote controller.
- Adjusting custom picture related settings using the remote controller will change the settings registered under the currently selected custom picture file. If you want to keep an important custom picture file, copy it in advance to an SD card or select in advance a custom picture file you do not mind changing.

Editing a Custom Picture File’s Settings
1 Select a custom picture file 
2 Turn off the preset color settings.

3 If necessary, change the gamma curve, color space and/or color matrix (A124).

4 Select the desired setting and then press SET.
5 To change the custom picture’s detailed settings, activate the custom picture’s detailed settings.

6 Open the [Other Settings] submenu.

7 Select a custom picture setting and then press SET.
8 Change the setting to the desired level and then press SET.
  • Refer to Available Custom Picture Settings for details on the various settings.
  • Repeat steps 7 and 8 for other settings, as necessary.
  • When you close the menu, the new custom picture settings will be applied.
Resetting Custom Picture Files
1 Select a custom picture file.
2 Select [Reset].

3 Select [OK] and then press SET.

Renaming Custom Picture Files
1 Select a custom picture file 
2 Select [Rename].

3 Select [Input] and then press SET.
• Enter the desired file name (up to 8 characters) using the keyboard screen

Protecting Custom Picture Files
Protecting a custom picture file prevents its settings from being accidentally changed.
1 Select a custom picture file 
2 Select [Protect].

3 Select [Protect] and then press SET.
• In the custom picture file selection screen, i will appear next to the file name.
• To remove protection settings, select [Unprotect] instead.

Copying Custom Picture Files
You can transfer custom picture files between the camcorder and SD card B.
Copying a File from the Camcorder to SD Card B
1 Insert a card into the camcorder’s SD card slot B.
2 Select a custom picture file.
3 Select [Copy to SD Card B].

4 Select the destination file and then press SET.
  • Select an existing custom picture file to overwrite it or [New File] to save the settings as a new custom
picture file on the card.
5 Select [OK] and then press SET.
  • The file on SD card B will be overwritten or a new file will be created on the card.
6 When the confirmation message appears, press SET.


Replacing a File in the Camcorder with a File on SD Card B
1 Insert the card with the desired custom picture file into the camcorder’s SD card slot B.
2 Select an unprotected custom picture file that you wish to replace 
3 Select [Load from SD Card B].

4 Select the file with the settings that you want to replicate and then press SET.
5 Select [OK] and then press SET.
• The file in the camcorder will be overwritten by the one on SD card B.
6 When the confirmation message appears, press SET.


Embedding the Custom Picture File in Clips
After adjusting the various settings, you can record the custom picture file in use together with the clip’s
metadata. When a clip has an embedded custom picture file, you can check the settings used to record the clip on the [Clip Info] screen 
1 Select [Add / File].

2 Select [On] and then press SET.
• When [Off] is selected, the custom picture file is not recorded with the clips.