Canon LEGRIA HV40 Instruction Manual
Holding the lock button pressed
down, set the
If necessary, you can change the
recording standard (HDV or DV)
again to pause the
Set the mode switch to
If the joystick guide does not appear
on screen, press (
) to display it.
Push the joystick (
does not appear on the joystick
guide, repeatedly push the joystick
) toward [NEXT] to display the
joystick guide in the illustration above.
• The camcorder will play back a few
seconds of the last recording made
and return to record pause mode. If the
currently selected recording standard
is different from that of the last
recording, the picture may not be
played back correctly.
Close the LCD panel.
Turn off the camcorder.
Remove the tape.
Disconnect the power source and
remove the battery pack.
Previous recordings overwritten by a new
recording cannot be recovered. Before you start
recording, search for the end of the last
To protect the tape and video heads, the
camcorder will enter the stop mode (
) if left in
record pause (
) mode for 4 minutes 30
seconds. To resume recording press
When recording in very loud places (such as
fireworks shows or concerts), sound may
Before You Begin Recording
Make a test recording first to check if the
camcorder operates correctly. If
necessary, clean the video heads (