Canon LEGRIA HV40 Instruction Manual

Analog Line In Recording

Analog Line In Recording

 Connecting to a TV or VCR

External

 Connec

tions

71

Recording

1

This camcorder: Load the recorded 
cassette.

2

Connected device: Load a blank 
cassette or disc and set the device 
to record pause mode.

3

This camcorder: Locate the scene 
you wish to copy and pause the 
playback shortly before the scene.

When the connection is recognized 
"

HDV/DV" will be displayed. When 

the video output starts, the display will 
change to "

HDV-OUT" or 

"

DV-OUT" depending on the video 

output signal.

4

This camcorder: Resume the movie 
playback.

When using an analog connection you 
can include in the copy the date, time 
and data code of the original 
recording, as well. Repeatedly press 

 to change the on-screen display 

(

56).

5

Connected device: Begin recording 
when the scene you wish to copy 
appears. Stop recording when 
copying is complete.

6

This camcorder: Stop playback.

NOTES

  We recommend powering the camcorder 
using the compact power adapter.
  When recording to a VCR using an analog 
connection –connection types 

 or 

 (

66)–, 

the quality of the edited tape will be lower than 
that of the original.
  When recording to a digital video recorder 
using the HDV/DV terminal –connection type 

 

(

66)–:

- If the picture does not appear, disconnect the 
DV cable and restore the connection after a 
short while or turn the camcorder off and then 
on again.

- Proper operation cannot be guaranteed for all 
digital devices equipped with a DV terminal. If 
the operation does not work, use the AV/

 

terminal.
  You cannot record to an external device using 
the HDMI connection –connection type 

–.

Analog Line-In Recording

You can input video from an analog video 
source (VCR, TV, etc.) and record the 
input video on the tape in the camcorder 
in DV standard. Analog video cannot be 
converted to HDV standard.

Connecting

Connect the camcorder to the video input 
source using one of the analog 
connections –connection types   or 

 

(

66)

 shown in the previous section 

Connection Diagrams.

Recording

Load a blank tape in the camcorder and 
load the recorded (source) tape or disc in 
the connected device.

1

Press . 

2

Select (

) [

 REC PAUSE] and 

press (

).

3

Select (

) [EXECUTE] and press 

(

).

4

Connected device: Start the 
playback.

In record pause mode and while 
recording you can check the picture on 
the camcorder’s screen.

DISP.

4

5

2

(

8)

FU N C.

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21)

3

4

5

FUNC.