Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device XF705 Part 3
Article ID: ART172780 | Date published: 12/20/2018 | Date last updated: 12/20/2018
 

Description

Browser Remote: Controlling the Camcorder from a Network Device  XF705  Part 3

Solution

To adjust the color temperature or color compensation (CC) value
1 Select a white balance setting other than
2 Touch the right part of the white balance button (current color temperature and CC value).
3 Touch the [K] tab (color temperature) or [CC] tab (color compensation value), select the desired value from the
list and then touch .
  • If necessary, repeat this step to adjust the other setting.
 
To change exposure related settings
Touch the [Exposure] tab in the detailed camcorder settings panel.
1 ND Filter buttons
  • Touch [–] or [+] to change the density of the ND filter. You can also touch the current ND filter setting, select the desired setting from the list (or touch [–]/[+]) and then touch .
2 Aperture related buttons
  • To let the camcorder adjust the aperture automatically, touch [Manual], select [Automatic] and then touch . No further settings are necessary.
  • To adjust the aperture manually, select [Manual] and use the aperture controls as described below.
  • Touch [–] or [+] to change the aperture value (displayed above the buttons).
You can also touch the current aperture value, select the desired value from the list (or touch [–]/[+]) and then touch .
NOTES
  • During manual aperture adjustment, you can also touch [PUSH AUTO IRIS] to have the camcorder adjust the aperture automatically once. (The manual aperture buttons will not be available at this time.)

3 Shutter speed related buttons
  • To change the shutter speed mode, touch [Speed] and select the desired shutter speed mode ([Speed] (standard shutter speed), [Angle], [Clear Scan], [Slow] (slow shutter speeds), [Auto] or [Off]).
  • To change the adjustment increment if you selected [Speed], touch [Normal], select the desired shutter increment and then touch
  • Touch [–] or [+] to change the shutter speed (displayed above the buttons). You can also touch the current shutter speed value, select the desired value from the list (or touch [–]/[+]) and then touch .
4 Gain related buttons
  • To let the camcorder adjust the gain automatically, touch [Manual], select [Automatic] and then touch .
  • No further settings are necessary. To adjust the gain manually, select [Manual] and use the gain controls as described below.
  • To change the adjustment increment, touch [Normal], select the desired gain increment and then touch 
  • Touch [–] or [+] to change the gain value (displayed above the buttons). You can also touch the current gain value, select the desired value from the list (or touch [–]/[+]) and then touch [ ].
5 AE shift buttons
Touch [–] or [+] to change the AE shift level.
To adjust the focus and use focus related functions
Touch the [Focus] tab in the detailed camcorder settings panel.
1 Focus mode button
2 [Face Det. & Tracking] button
3 [Focus Guide] (Dual Pixel Focus Guide function) button
4 Tracking buttons
5 Manual focus buttons
Manual focus
1 Touch [AF].
2 Touch [MF] and then touch .
3 Touch one of the manual focus buttons on the [Near] side to focus closer or one of the controls on the [Far] side to focus farther away. There are three levels of adjustment  is the smallest and the largest.

Focus guide
1 Touch the [Focus Guide] button.
2 Touch [On] to display the focus guide and then touch

Touch focus
In autofocus mode, you can touch on a subject that appears in the Browser Remote’s live view screen in order to select it for focusing.
1 Make sure the touch focus function has been unlocked and the icon appears in the button
2 Touch the desired subject in the live view screen.
  • Depending on the focus mode used, an AF frame may appear on the selected subject.

Face AF
1 Touch [Face Det. & Tracking].
2 Touch [On] and then touch
  • A face detection frame will appear on the live view screen around all detected faces. The main subject is indicated with arrows on the sides. The camcorder will track the main subject as it moves.
  • Touch on the face of a different subject to select it as the main subject.
3 Focus manually or let the camcorder focus automatically on the main subject's face.


Tracking other subjects
1 Touch [Tracking].
  • This step is not necessary when is set to [Automatic] 
2 Touch the live view screen to select the subject you wish to track.
  • A tracking frame will appear on the live view screen and the camcorder will track the subject as it moves.
  • Touch [Cancel Tracking] to select a different subject.
3 Focus manually or let the camcorder focus automatically on the subject.

To adjust the zoom
1 Touch the [Zoom] tab in the detailed camcorder settings panel.
2 Touch one of the fixed zoom position buttons on the [Tele] side to zoom in or one of the buttons on the [Wide] side to zoom out.
  • You can also touch the manual zoom buttons
NOTES
  • When using a slow zoom speed, it may take some time until the lens starts moving

The Metadata Screen ([Full]/[Meta] user only)
Using Browser Remote you can create, edit and transfer to the camcorder metadata information that can be used to record clips. This includes the user memo information (clip title, creator, location and description), as well as GPS information. For details, refer to Using Metadata
To open the metadata input screen, touch the icon at the top of the Browser Remote screen.
  • This step is not necessary when logging in with the user name and password of the [Meta] user.


1 Clip title
Touch inside the text box and enter the desired text. To delete the text, touch [Clear All].
2 GPS information
To enter the altitude: Touch inside the [Altitude] text box and enter the desired value.
To enter the latitude: Touch inside one of the text boxes under [Latitude] and enter (from left to right) the degrees, minutes and seconds values. To select a southern latitude, touch [North] and select [South] instead.
To enter the longitude: Touch inside one of the text boxes under [Longitude] and enter (from left to right) the degrees, minutes and seconds values. To select a western longitude, touch [East] and select [West] instead.
  • Touch [Clear All] to delete all the GPS-related fields at once.
3 Live view screen
Shows the camcorder’s live view image. When the live view image is not turned on, the camcorder ID will appear here.
4 [LIVE VIEW] button
Touch the button to display the camcorder’s live view image on the Browser Remote screen.
5 Clip’s creator
6 Recording location
7 Description of the clip

Touch inside the corresponding text box and enter the desired text. To delete the text, touch [Clear All].
8 Status indicators
See the descriptions in the section about the screen
9
Touch the button to give priority to the metadata entered in this screen when recording clips. This overrides the metadata read from a file saved on SD card B.
10 [Overwrite Previous] button/[Overwrite] button
While recording a clip: Touch [Overwrite] to send the metadata entered in this screen to the camcorder, replacing any metadata that the clip being recorded might have. When the confirmation message appears, touch  .
After recording a clip: Touch [Overwrite Previous] to send the metadata entered in this screen to the camcorder, replacing any metadata embedded in the last clip recorded. When the confirmation message appears, touch .
11 [Apply from Next] button
Touch the button to send the metadata entered in this screen to the camcorder so it is embedded only with clips that are recorded after the transfer. When the confimation message appears, touch .
This option does not overwrite the metadata of clips already recorded or being recorded.
NOTES
  • The metadata sent to the camcorder from Browser Remote will be lost in the following cases.
- The camcorder is turned off.
- The setting was changed.
  • Using Browser Remote you can give priority to metadata sent from the application.
However, you cannot return the priority back to the SD card. To use a user memo file saved on a card you will need to set to [SD Card] on the camcorder itself.
  • If you use Browser Remote to transfer user memo information to a relay clip after the switch, the user memo will not be saved to the clip recorded before the camcorder switched cards.
 
The Basic Screen ([Full] user only)
When using a smartphone or other device with a smaller screen, this screen offers only a small live image screen for final  confirmation, zoom controls and the [REC] button to start and stop recording.
To open the basic screen, touch the  icon at the top of the Browser Remote screen