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Sony DCR-SR300 Handycam Hard Drive Camcorder Instructions

These instructions apply to the Sony Handycam Hard Disk Drive camcorders that are available for checkout from the ATC.

Note

You may need to download and install audio drivers on your computer prior to retrieving media from the camera. WPI users can retrieve them by mapping to \\shares.wpi.edu\installpoint\Applications\WindowsMediaEncoder and installing ac3filter_1_11.exe. For assistance on mapping a network drive, visit: http://www.wpi.edu/Academics/CCC/Help/Network/Mapping/.

Inserting the Battery

The Handy Cam uses a NP-FH60 battery. To insert the battery:

Tip

To remove the battery, press the release on the bottom of the camcorder. Push in the direction the arrow indicates to release the battery.


External Settings

No tape is required for this camcorder. The hard drive is built into the camcorder and will automatically record and save your media.


Easy Mode

You can put the camcorder in Easy Mode for simple filming or photos.


Touch Screen Internal Setup

CAMERA

The external display by the Power button also displays the mode you are in, determined by the location of the green light.

VIEW IMAGES

VISUAL INDEX allows you to view videos and photos.

OTHERS

MANAGE HDD/MEMORY

SETTINGS


Additional Options - Non-Easy Mode

CAMERA

VIEW IMAGES

OTHERS

Settings

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Last modified: Jan 29, 2010, 09:56 EST
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