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The top cover conceals a four-conductor panasonic ag-hmc40p manual for composite video and stereo audio and a D-shell analog component video output. The body is finished in textured black paint, with smoother surfaces on the LCD housing and the handgrip.

The Panasonic Canada Inc. The card slot is protected by a flip-down door, which folds down into a little well below it. Clip playback settings Make settings for playback format and method. Panasonic reviewed this article for factual accuracy at my request, and I panasonic ag-hmc40p manual a couple of minor errors.

panasonic ag-hmc40p manual The WHITE BAL button panzsonic between K and K presets so much faster than having to ag-hjc40p the menus to select the color balance of a single panasonic ag-hmc40p manual, as many other camcorders require ; continuous automatic white balance; holding the current AWB setting; and the A or B memories, the choice of which is made in a menu more on this later.

The lever affords fine-grained, positive control, making it easy to ease smoothly into and out of zooms.

The HMC40 inherits features from both the consumer and pro sides of the business, giving it a unique mix of capabilities. Panasonic tells me it has panasonic ag-hmc40p manual independent volume controls as well as two-position attenuator switches.

Once you select a clip for playback, you can use the touchscreen to play or pause, shuttle forwards or backwards, or single-frame forwards or backwards in reverse, clips skip by half-second intervals due to their long-GOP nature. Annoyingly panasonif and tap-intensive menu systems.

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Behind the buttons is a nicely knurled control wheel labeled IRIS. The battery slides into the camera below the EVF. Panasonic ag-hmc40p manual is now being written to the card.

Screen Displays, Panasonic ag-hmc40p manual Displays Screen displays Regular displays For details on information display, mode check information display, and safety zone, see page It takes 43mm filters.


Page 10 Operating precautions continued What to remember when throwing memory cards away or transferring panasonic ag-hmc40p manual to others Formatting memory cards or deleting data panssonic the functions of the unit or a computer will merely change the amnual management information: The HMC40 comes with a detachable T-handle that slots into an accessory shoe and has two captive screws to secure it ag-hnc40p place.

Some frequently-needed settings, like shutter speed and audio levels, lack dedicated controls and are only accessible panasonic ag-hmc40p manual the touchscreen menu system. Below those, with its own round cap, lies the panasonic ag-hmc40p manual connector for the optional XLR audio adapter. Aft of the LCD, and usable even with the LCD closed, are buttons to engage OIS optical image stabilization and to toggle the onscreen data displays or check current setting status.

You can navigate panasonic ag-hmc40p manual menus and other displays Touch this to return from a function or setting by touching items in the LCD monitor directly. None of my mid-zoom to telephoto shots were anything less than pin-sharp. A standard accessory shoe sits on top of the camera; sliding the EVF an inch back on its track lets you slide in the removable T-handle, or another add-on like a mike holder or an Panasonic ag-hmc40p manual light. Table of Contents Add to my manuals Add.

SD cards slide in behind a flip-down door. Low panasonic ag-hmc40p manual a low-key gamma that slightly darkens midtones. Tighten the coin screw to secure the handle firmly. Cannot record no card, etc. Touch If necessary, make preparations prior to ON to set metadata recording. Limited real-time audio controls without the optional XLR adapter. Serious audio requires the optional XLR adapter. Recharging the battery Recharging The battery does not come ready charged when the camera is purchased.

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I returned the camera to them about two weeks later at my own expense. A typical zoom rocker rests atop the handgrip; panasonic ag-hmc40p manual its small size it offers an impressive degree of zoom control. To print the manual completely, please, download it.

panasonic ag-hmc40p manual When you enter PB mode, thumbnail images of clips or photos appear on the LCD monitor The thumbnails panasonic ag-hmc40p manual take longer to display with higher quantities of clips and photos. The HMC40 behaves like most small Panasonics in terms of its tonal scale handling; it seems to have a bit more than eight stops of usable dynamic range.

If nobody comes up with a tinycam combining full-bitrate AVCHD recording, true panasonic ag-hmc40p manual encoding, and decent manual controls, there may well be an HMC40 in my future.

Enter text from picture: The IR remote comes in handy for playback. It looks perfectly horrible with the camera turned off—all panasomic with nasty, greasy fingerprints—but when the camera is panasonic ag-hmc40p manual up all panaaonic surface goop magically disappears maunal all you see is the image.

DRS, used ag-hmc40, may result in contrast haloes. Highlight clipping can seem a bit harsh. The Leica Dicomar 12x Zoom runs from mm, or Adjusting the mic input level You can adjust the input level for the built-in microphone or external microphones during recording.

Page 40 black balance adjustments are performed at the same time. There was a bit of vertical green-magenta mamual on out-of-focus areas a prism effect common in three-chip camerasa bit of purple fringing on heavily overexposed areas, and occasional, varying amounts and colors of flare and out-of-focus edging.