Canon LEGRIA HV40 Instruction Manual

White Balance

White Balance

 Adjusting the Picture: Exposure, Focus and Color

Advanced Functions

49

Press .

• The image at the center of the screen 
is magnified 1.8 times and “MAGN.” 
appears in yellow.
• This will not affect the recordings on 
the tape.

T

O

 

RECORD

 

THE

 

MAGNIFIED

 

IMAGE

1

Set [MAGN.REC] to [

 ON] 

(

42).

2

Press .

The image at the center of the screen 
is magnified 1.8 times and 
“MAGN.REC” appears in red.

3

Press  

to 

start 

recording.

NOTES

  This function can also be activated with the 
CUSTOM key (

56).

  You can also apply the peaking function 
(without the magnification) by setting 
[ASST.FUNC.] to [

 PEAKING] (

41). 

White Balance

The white balance function helps you 
accurately reproduce colors under 
different lighting conditions so that white 
objects will always look truly white in your 
recordings.

POINTS TO CHECK

Mode switch:   (except for the Special 
Scene recording programs)

Options



 Default value

* When you select [

SET], do not press 

 and continue instead with the 

procedure below.

(

8)

(

8)

MAGNIFY

MAGNIFY

START/STOP

[

AUTO]



Settings are automatically set by the 
camcorder. Use this setting for outdoor 
scenes.

[

DAYLIGHT]

For recording outdoors on a bright day.

[

SHADE]

For recording in shaded places.

[

CLOUDY]

For recording on a cloudy day.

[

TUNGSTEN]

For recording under tungsten and tungsten 
type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting.

[

FLUORESCENT]

For recording under warm white, cool 
white or warm white type (3-wavelength) 
fluorescent lighting.

[

FLUORESCENT H]

For recording under daylight or daylight 
type (3-wavelength) fluorescent lighting.

[

SET]

Use the custom white balance for special 
situations not covered by the other options. 
The custom white balance will ensure that 
white subjects appear white under various 
lighting conditions.

FU N C.

(

21)

Icon of the currently selected 
White Balance

Desired option*

FUNC.

FUNC.

FUNC.