FEATURES FOR RECORDING
The white balance refers to the correctness of
colour reproduction under various lighting. If the
white balance is correct, all other colours will be
The white balance is usually adjusted
automatically. However, more advanced
camcorder operators control this function
manually to achieve a more professional colour/
To change the setting
Set “u” to the desired mode. (
੬ pg. 37)
● The selected mode indicator except “AUTO”
[AUTO]: White balance is adjusted
MWB: Adjust the white balance manually
when shooting under various types of lighting.
੬ “Manual White Balance Adjustment”)
FINE: Outdoors on a sunny day.
CLOUD: Outdoors on a cloudy day.
HALOGEN: A video light or similar type of
lighting is used.
[ ] = Factory-preset
To return to automatic white balance
Set “u” to “AUTO”. (
੬ pg. 37)
Or, set the Power Switch to “A”.
Adjust the white
when shooting under
various types of
Set the Power
Switch to “M”.
Select “MWB” in
“u W.BALANCE” menu. (
੬ pg. 37)
indication blinks slowly.
Hold a sheet of plain white paper in front of
the subject. Adjust zoom or position yourself so
that the white paper fills the screen.
Press and hold SET until
● When the setting is completed,
Press SET twice. The Menu Screen closes
and the Manual White Balance indicator
● In step 3, it may be difficult to focus on the white
paper. In such a case, adjust focus manually.
੬ pg. 45)
● A subject can be shot under various types of
lighting conditions indoors (natural, fluorescent,
candlelight, etc.). Because the colour temperature
is different depending on the light source, the
subject tint will differ depending on the white
balance settings. Use this function for a more
● Once you adjust white balance manually, the
setting is retained even if the power is turned off or
the battery removed.
White Balance Adjustment
Manual White Balance Adjustment
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