Panasonic PV-GS320 Operating Instruction

Self timer recording, Wide 4 3 function

Self timer recording, Wide 4 3 function

Record mode

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Self-timer recording

You can record still pictures on a card using the 
timer.
≥Set to Card Recording Mode.

1

Press the joystick to display the icon. Move 
the joystick down until icon 

1 appears.

2

Move the joystick left to select the self-timer 
recording icon [

].

≥The [SELF-TIMER ON] indication appears on 

the screen of the Camcorder.

3

Press the Photoshot button [

].

≥After the [

] indication flashes for approx. 

10 seconds, recording will start. After 
recording, the self-timer will be canceled.

≥If you press the Photoshot button [

halfway and then fully, the subject is focused 
when the button is pressed halfway.

≥When you press the Photoshot button [

fully, the subject is focused just before 
recording.

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To stop the timer midway through

Press the [MENU] button.

≥The self-timer standby mode is canceled when 

you turn off the power or operate the mode dial.

Wide/4:3 function

This allows you to record images compatible with 
wide-screen TVs.
Wide Function
Images are recorded with a 16:9 aspect ratio.
4:3 Function
Images are recorded with a 4:3 aspect ratio.
≥Set to Tape/Card Recording Mode.

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Wide Function
Set [BASIC] >> [ASPECT] >> [16:9].
4:3 Function
Set [BASIC] >> [ASPECT] >> [4:3].

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To Cancel the Wide/4:3 Function

Wide Function
Set [BASIC] >> [ASPECT] >> [4:3].
4:3 Function
Set [BASIC] >> [ASPECT] >> [16:9].

≥The default setting is [16:9].
≥In the wide-screen mode, the menu screens, 

operation icons and other screen displays 
appear horizontally oriented.

≥When images are played back on a TV screen, 

the date/time indication may be erased in some 
cases.

≥Depending on the TV, the picture quality may 

deteriorate.

≥If still pictures recorded with a 4:3 aspect ratio 

are played back when [TV ASPECT] is set to 
[16:9], part of the operation icons and other 
displays will appear on the black bands on the 
left and right of the picture. 

≥Concerning the TV to be connected and TV 

used for playback

≥When playing back images taken by this unit 

on a TV screen, change the setting 
established by Tape/Card playback mode 
[SETUP] >> [TV ASPECT] to match the 
aspect ratio (4:3 or 16:9) of the TV monitor to 
be connected. (

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)

≥Depending on the settings of the TV 

connected, the images may not be displayed 
properly. For more information, please read 
the operating instructions for the TV.

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