Instruction/ maintenance manual of the product GY-HM750E JVC
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HD MEMOR Y CARD CAMERA RECORDER GY-HM750U GY-HM750CHU GY-HM750E GY-HM750CHE INSTR UCTIONS * The illustration shows the GY -HM750E with the supplied viewfinder , microphone and lens attached. * GY -HM750CHU/GY -HM750CHE does not come with a lens.
II Intr oduction 1. Re a d a ll of the s ei n s tr u ction s . 2. Sa ve the s ei n s tr u ction s for l a ter us e. PORTABLE CART WARNING ( s ym b ol provided b y RETAC) S 3125A IMPORTANT S AFEGUARD S 4. Unpl u g thi sa ppli a nce s y s tem from the w a ll o u tlet b efore cle a ning.
III Safety Precautions RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NO T OPEN CA UTION The e xclamation point within an e q uilateral triangle is intended to aler t the user to the presence of impor tant operating and maintenance (ser vicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance .
IV Intr oduction FOR EUROPE This e q uipment is in conf or mity with the provisions and protection re q uirements of the correspondi ng European Directives. This e q uipment is designed f or professional video appliances and can be used in the f ollowing environments: ● Controlled EMC en vironment (fo r example , pur pose-b uilt broad-casting or recording studio), a nd r ural outdoor s environments .
V FOR USE IN CHINA ONL Y .
2 Intr oduction Intr oduction Precautions f or Proper Use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 Operation Mode . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8 Names of P arts . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
3 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Basic Operations in Menu Screen . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 70 Displa y and Description of the Menu Screen . . . . . . . . 70 T ext Input with Softw are Ke yboard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 71 Menu Screen Hier archical Char t .
4 Intr oduction This camera recorder enables recording of HD/SD f or mat images to an SDHC card, and also play back of these images. New [Dual Rec] f eature This recorder is e q uipped with two SD card slots as well as a new [Dual Rec] f eature that enables simultaneous recording to both SDHC cards.
5 Prof essional Batteries Included Batteries su ch as Anton Bauer and IDX b atteries that ar e used in the broadcast in dustry can b e used with this camera recorder . Suppor t f or Wide V ariety of Output Suppor ts industr ial output such as HD-SDI output and IEEE1 3 94 output.
6 Intr oduction Maintenance 䡵 T ur n off the pow er before perf or ming any maintenance. 䡵 Wipe the e xter nal cabinet o f the unit with a soft cloth. Do not wipe the body with benzene or thinner . Doing so ma y cause the surface to melt or tur n cloudy .
7 Others 䡵 Do not inser t objects oth er than the memor y card into the card slot. 䡵 Do not b lock the v ent on the unit. Blocking of the vent causes internal h eating and may lead to burns and fires. 䡵 Do not turn off the [POWER] s witch or remov e the pow er cable during recording or playbac k.
8 Intr oduction This camera recorder has three operation modes - Camera mode, Media mode, and USB mode . The operation mode indicator on the left side of the camera recorder lights up according to the mode.
9 Operation Mode Operation Mode Indicator Description Camera Mode Camera Mode Blue This is the camera shooting mode. The camera recorder star ts up in Camera mode when the power is tur ned on. Me m o : ● Images recorded on the SDHC card cannot be played back in this mode.
10 Intr oduction A Front T ally Lamp ( A Pa g e 3 0, 9 3 ) B Viewfinder Cable Clamp ( A Pag e 22 ) C [ZEBRA ON/OFF] Zebra ON/OFF Switch ( A P a ge 20) [SKIN AREA/SPO T METER] Skin Area/Spot Meter Switc h ( A Pag e 8 0) D [A WB] A uto White Balance Button ( A P age 42) ● Setting the [WHT .
11 O Back T all y Lamp ( A Pag e 3 0, 9 3 ) P [PHONES] Earphone Connector ( Φ 3 .5) ( A Pag e 47 ) Q [LENS] Lens Connector (12-pin Connector) ( A Pag e 2 1 ) R [ IN P UT 1 / IN P U T2 ] Aud i o I n p ut Term i n al 1 , 2 (XLR 3 -pin ⳯ 2) ( A Pag e 4 6 ) S Microphone Cable Clamp ( A Page 21) T [CH-2 INPUT] CH-2 A udio Input T erminal Selection Switch Select the audio input ter minal to record to CH-2.
12 Intr oduction Side Control P anel A [VF BRIGHT] View finder Luminance Adjustment Knob ( A Pag e 29 ) B [VF PEAKING] Contour Adj ustment Knob ( A P age 29) M em o : ● This knob does not function when F ocus Assist is activ ated.
13 M em o : ● When [Camera Functi on] menu B [Switch Set] B [AE LEVEL] is set to A AE LE VEL/VFR B , the cross-shaped butt on ( H I ) is used to set the number of frames during V ariable F rame Rec.
14 Intr oduction Side T erminal A [HD/SD-SDI] HD/SD-SDI Output T e rminal (BNC) ( A P age 120) B [Y/VIDEO] Y/Composite Video Signal Output T erminal (BNC) ( A Page 120) C [PB] PB Video Signal Output T erminal (BNC) ( A P age 120) D [PR] PR Video Signal Output T erminal (BNC) ( A P age 120) E [REMO TE] Remote T erminal ( A P age 125) F [DC INPUT] DC In put T erminal ( A Pag e 2 2 ) Input ter minal for DC 12 V power supply .
15 SD Slot ( A Pag e 3 1) A Card Slot A Status Indicator B [SLO T SELECT] Card Slot Selection Button F or switching SDHC cards. C SDHC Card Co ver D Card Slot B Status Indicator E [OPEN] SDHC Card Co ver Open/Close Knob Rear A Shoulder Belt Mount (x2) F or mounting a shoulder belt (sold sepa rately).
16 Intr oduction Zoom Lens (Supplied with GY-HM7 50U/GY-HM750E only) A Focus Ring B Zoom Lever/Rin g T o operate zoom with this le ver , turn the [ZOOM] switch M and set it to A MANU . B . C Iris Ring T o operate auto iris, set the iris mode s witch H to A A B .
17 * Models with an E suffix are for the European mark et and the UL Listing mar k is not applicable. Basic System Diagram Shoulder B elt Earphone Focus Manual Unit HZ-FM1 3 (FUJINON) HZ-FM15 (CANON) 1/ 3 Zoom Lens Th1 3 x 3 .
18 Intr oduction Y ou can display the camera status, media inf or mation, zebra patter n, and various markers in the video image on the LCD monitor and viewfinder screens during shooting. Besides camera and playbac k images, the f ollowing characters are display ed on the LCD monitor and viewfinder .
19 䡵 Status Screen (VF/LC D) During Clip Pla yback in Media Mode (SD Car d Mode) ( A P age 106) The display s witches between the 3 screen types with ev er y press of the [ST A TUS] button. (ST A TUS 0 B 1 B 2 B 0) 䡵 Status Screen in Media Mode (IEEE1 3 94 Mode) ( A P a g e 107) The display s witches between the 2 screen types with ev er y press of the [ST A TUS] button.
20 Intr oduction A uto White Display (Camera Mode Onl y) Displays the operation and result when A uto White Balance is activated. ( A P age 42 [Adjusting the White Balance]) Menu Setting Screen F or configur ing various settings. Press the [MENU] button to di spla y the menu setting screen.
21 Preparations Attaching the Zoom Lens (Supplied with GY-HM7 50U/GY-HM750E only) 1 Loosen the mount ring. 2 Attach the zoom lens such that the pin matches the hole of the moun ting area. 3 Tighten the moun t ring. 4 Connect the cable connector .
22 Preparations T o use this camera recorder , y ou can attach a battery pack or connect an AC adapter to it. ( A P age 22 [Using a Battery P ack]) ( A P age 22 [Using AC P ower (DC IN P o wer)]) N o t e : ● Set the [POWER] s witch to A OFF B befo re changing the power supply that operates this camer a recorder .
23 Precautions for the Battery Operation ● Do not remove the batter y when the [POWER] s witch is A ON B . ● Do not inser t or remov e the DC cable when the batter y is in use . ● Leaving the camera recorder unused with the battery inside will deplete the batter y power e ven if you set the [PO WER] switch to A OF F B .
24 Preparations P ower Status Displa y 䡵 Viewfinder and LCD Monitor Screens The power status is displa yed on the status and menu screens. If the batter y or supplied voltage from the A C adapter is low , a w ar ning will be displayed in red.
25 T urning On the P ower 1 Set the [PO WER] s witch to A ON B . The camera recorder star ts up in Camera mode. M em o : ● The camera recorder alw a ys star t up in Camera mode when the [POWER] s witch is set to A ON B .
26 Preparations Set the date/time of the built-in clock in the [Initial Setting] screen. The configured date/time da ta is sav ed in the built-in rechargeable battery ev en if the power is turned off. Setting the Cloc k in t he [Initial Setting] Screen The [Initial Setting] screen appears when the power is turned on for the first time and when th e built-in batter y is tur ned on again after being fully discharged.
27 Changing the Displa y Style Y ou can change the displ a y style of the date/time on the menu. M em o : ● T o perform the settin gs while looking at the monitor screen connected to the video signa l output terminal, set [Analog Out Char .
28 Preparations When the lens is first attached , adju st the back f ocus of the lens if the focus is not clear when zoomed to the telephoto or wide angle end. ● Place an object 3 m and abov e awa y from the camera recorder . ● The Siemen s Star Chart is most suitab le as the object.
29 䡵 Adjusting the LC D Monitor Screen Adjusting co ntour and brightness ● Use the [LCD BRIGHT +/-] button to adjust the brightness of the LCD monitor screen. Press the [+] and [-] buttons simultaneously to retur n to standard settings. ● During adjustme nt, the brightness le v el is displa y ed on the LCD monitor screen.
30 Preparations Displa ys on the LCD Monitor and Viewfinder Screens 䡵 When [LCD + VF] in the [LCD/VF] Menu is Set to A Off B ( A Pag e 88 ) Displays on the LCD monitor and vie wfinder screens (VF) are indicated as below . M em o : ● Press and hold the [DISPLA Y] button f or 2 seconds to switch the displa y between the LCD monitor and viewfinder screens.
31 *1 : [F ront T ally] and [Back T ally] can be set independ ently with the menu settings. ( A Page 9 3 ) *2 : Only batter y alar m is display ed. * 3 : Paused state during special record ing ([Clip Continuous]). ( A Page 59) M em o : ● Blinking takes prior ity ov er lighting up.
32 Preparations Inser ting an SDHC Car d This camera recorder comes with two card slots f or video/ audio recording a nd playbac k (Slot A and B). 1 Slide the SDHC card cover kn ob of the desired slot in the direction of the ar row and open the co ver .
33 Formatting (Initial izing) SDHC Cards When the follo wing cards are inser ted , A FORMA TTING REQUIRED B appears. Format the card using the camera recorder menu. ● Unformatted SDHC cards ● SDHC cards f or matted under different specifications * For details of the men u operation, see [Basic Oper ations in Menu Screen] ( A P age 70).
34 Preparations Restoring the SDHC Car d It is necessar y to restore the SDHC card if an abnor mality occurs to the data in the card due to some reasons. The message A REST ORE MEDIA B appears on the LCD monitor/viewfinder screen when an SDHC card th at re q uires restor ing is inser ted.
35 Clips Recor ded to SDHC Cards 䡵 Folders in the SDHC Car d Images captured are recorded to [PRIV A TE] B [JVC] fo lder inside the SDHC card. Images recorded are sor ted into the respective f olders according to the menu settings below . M em o : ● By formatting (initializin g) the SDHC card from the [F ormat Media] menu on the camer a recorder , f olders re q uired for recording in the current [Syst em Definition] settings and [File F or mat] settings will be generated.
36 Shooting Preparations 1 Attach the accessories. ( A P age 21) 2 Supply battery or A C ad apter power to the cam era recorder . ( A Pa g e 22 ) 3 Insert an SDHC c ard. ( A Pag e 3 1) 4 T urn on the power of the camera recor der . Set the [POWER] s witch to A ON B .
37 Focus Assist Function When the [FOCUS ASSIST] bu tton is pressed during shooting, the focused area is display ed in co lor (blue , red, or green). This enables easy and accurate f ocusing. Select the color in the menu. M em o : ● When [Main Menu] B [LCD/VF] menu B [Shooting Assi st] B [F ocus Assist] is set t o A ACCU-F ocus B , the depth of field becomes shallower to enable easier f ocusing.
38 Shooting Y ou can select the system definit ion (HD or SD), file f ormat for recording /pla yback and the record f or mat f or video images on this camera recorder . M em o : ● Make a selection in [Main Menu] B [Record Form at] menu.
39 Selecting the Aspect Ratio of SD Videos Select an aspect ratio f or the images. The av ailable options va r y as follo ws depending on the [System Definition] setting. ● Fo r A HD (MPEG2) B : Fixed at 16:9 ● Fo r A SD (D V) B : 16:9, 4: 3 Setting the Recor d Format Menu 1 Display the [Main Men u] B [Record Format] men u.
40 Shooting This function electr ically b oosts the light sensitivity wh en there is insufficient illuminati on on the object. Y ou can set the gain of the video amplifier according to the brightness of the object. Select the setting mode according to your shooting conditions.
41 䡵 Switching Shutter Speed When shutter is ON, use th e cross-shaped button ( JK ) to set the shutter speed. Shutter speed diff ers according to the video format and variable frame rate settings . 䡵 Dur ing modes other than V ariable F rame Rec 䡵 Durin g V aria b le F ram e Re c M em o : ● Shutter speed is usually display ed in seconds (SEC).
42 Shooting Adjust the white balance according to the color temperature of the lighting. Y ou can se lect the adjustment mode according to the shooting conditi ons. As the color of the light (color temperature) v aries according to the light source , it is necessar y to readjust the white balance when the main light source illuminating the object chang es.
43 䡵 Error Message If the white balance adjustment is not correctly completed, one of the follo wing messages will appear for about 5 seconds. 䡵 White P aint Adjustment Y ou can fine-tune the white balance sav ed in Memor y A or Memory B.
44 Shooting Y ou need to adjust white shadi ng when you change the lens. Even if white balance is adjusted in the center of the screen, the top and bottom of the screen may not be adjusted. In this case , green a nd yello w colors m ay ap pear on the screen.
45 Use the ND filter to keep the lens aper ture in the appropriate range. Switch according to the br ightness of the object. When the switch is changed, the position of the s witched ND filter is display ed on the LCD monitor and viewfinder screens.
46 Shooting Y ou can record audio from the two channels (CH-1/CH-2) in synchronization with video images on this camera recorder . The camera recorder is e q uipped with [INPUT1] and [INPUT2 ] terminals f or audio input. Y ou c an select a record ing channel and the adju stment mode (man ual/automati c).
47 N o t e : ● When the [FULL A UT O] switch on the camera recorder is set to A ON B , the recordin g le vel cannot be adjusted with the [A UDIO LEVEL CH-1/CH-2] adjustment knob .
48 Shooting Time code and user’s bit data are recorded with the video in this camera recorder . The time code and user’ s bit are display ed on the viewfinder and LCD screens d uring playbac k or recording. (Status screen) Displa ying Time Code and User’ s Bit The time code and user’ s bit are display ed on the viewfinder and LCD screens d uring playback or recording.
49 Presetting the Time Code Time code and user’s bit data generated from the inter nal time code generator are recorded. This section describes how to set [TC Preset] in the [TC/UB] menu. ( A P age 88) M em o : ● When the fr ame rate set ting in [Main Men u] B [Record Set] B [Record Format] B [F rame & Bit Rate] is A 50, 25, 24 B , settings cannot be m ade in [Drop].
50 Shooting Presetting the Time Code (continued) 䡵 Setting Time Code 1 Select [Main Menu] B [TC/UB] B [TC Preset] and press the Set button ( R ). ( A Pag e 88 ) The [TC Preset] screen appe ars . M em o : ● When the [TC GENE.
51 2 Use the cr oss-shaped button ( H I ) to place the cursor at the item to set, then use the cr oss-shaped button ( JK ) to change the va lues. Numbers between 0 and 9 or alphabets between A and F can be specified for the user’ s bi t. M em o : ● Press the [USER2] button to reset each digit to A 0 B .
52 Shooting Setting User ’ s Bit Without Opening the Men u M em o : ● Settings cannot be made in the following cases . ● [TC GENE.] switch is set to A REGEN B . ● Menu screen is displa yed.
53 When the luminance l ev el range f or displa ying zebr a patterns is specified, diag onal lines (z ebra patter n) are displayed at areas with the specified luminan ce le vels during shooting. Specify the Brightness (Luminance) Level Range for Displa yi ng Zebra Pattern Specify the upper (T op1, T op2) and low er (Bottom1, Bottom2) limits of the luminance lev el.
54 Shooting The brightness of th e object during shoo ting is display ed. This function is useful when setting video or stage lighting or when specifying camera exposure. A cursor indicating the location and the brightness (% ) of that location ar e displa yed in the images sho wn on the LCD monitor and viewfinder screens.
55 䡵 When [M anual] is sel ected A [SPO T METER FIXED] is display ed when the switch is flipped. The br ightness of the cursor position is displayed. B [SPOT METER OFF] is display ed when the switch is flipped. Displays of cursors and brightness disappe ar .
56 Shooting Y ou can check (re view) the last recorded video clip on the screen. Howe v er , the video clip cannot b e pla yed back if the settings of the camera recorder are diff erent from the video fo r mat (Camera Resolution/F rame & Bit Rate) of the clip .
57 If both the slots are loaded with recordable cards in the factory default ([Slot Mode] is set to A Series B ), pressing the [REC] butt on star ts recordin g only to the media in the selected slot. When the remaining space in the selected media runs out, recordi ng continues b y automatically activating the media in the other slot.
58 Shooting N o t e : ● T o perform recording in the Dual Rec mode, it is recommended that you star t recording by making use of two cards with the same capacity and from the f or matted state.
59 N o t e : ● Video and audio before the abov e mentioned time may not be recorded after record ing star ts in the following cases. ● Immediately after power on ● Immediately after recording stops ● Immediately after switching from Media mode to Camera mode ● Immediately after setting [Rec Mode] ● Immediately after the end of Clip Revie w ● Immediately after changing file format ● Immediately after changing video format Clip Continuous Rec In normal recording, when th e recording stops , the image , audio , and accompanying data fr om the star t till the end of the recording are re corded as one A clip B on the SDHC card.
60 Shooting V ariable Frame Rec Shooting in thi s mode allows you to obtain smooth slow motion or q uick motion videos. Using diff er ent frame ra te settings f or recordi ng and playbac k, videos captured at nor mal speed can be play ed back more smoothly than those in low or high speed playbac k.
61 Playbac k T o play back clips recorded on SDHC cards, s witch to the Media mode (SD Card mode). Press the [CAM/MEDIA] selection button in Camera mode to enter SD Card mode. A th umbnail screen of the cli ps recorded on the SDHC card is display ed.
62 Playbac k Thumbnail Screen (continued) 䡵 No Detailed Properties (4x 3 Thumbnails) Screen (continued) P l ay i n g B a ck R e c o rd e d Clips (continued) Name Description B SDHC Card Displays the status of the inserted SDHC card, selected SDHC card, write-protect switch, and the need f or restoring.
63 Name Description H Thumbnail Te x t Displays the time code or date/time at the star t of clip recording. Date/time is display ed in the local time of the shooting location. Set whether to display A TC B or A Date/Time B in the thumbnail menu [Thumbnail T ext].
64 Playbac k Thumbnail Screen (continued) 䡵 Detailed Properties (4x1 Thumbnails) Screen P l ay i n g B a ck R e c o rd e d Clips (continued) Name Description A Cursor Indicates the selected clip. Use the cross- shaped button ( H I ) to mov e the cursor .
65 P lay i n g B a ck Use the operation buttons on the side control panel of the camera recorder to pla y back. 1 Select the clip to play bac k on the thumb nail screen. Select the clip to pla y back with the cross-shaped button ( JKH I ). 2 Press the playbac k/pause button.
66 Playbac k F or deleting clips . M em o : ● Clips appended with OK mar ks cannot be deleted on the camera recorder . ● Read-only clips can be deleted on a PC.
67 4 Select [Del ete] using th e cr oss-shaped button ( JK ), and press the Set b utton ( R ). Deleting star ts. M em o : ● Button operations are unav ailable during dele tion. The deleting operation cannot be canceled.
68 Playbac k Y ou can app end OK marks to the clips for impor tant scenes. Clips appended with OK mar ks cannot be deleted, thus protecting the impor tant clips. When the camera recorder is in Media mode (SD Card mode), you can delete the OK marks appended during recording, or append/d elete OK marks after shooting.
69 Deleting OK Marks 䡵 During Thumbnail Screen 1 Select a clip to delete OK mark and pre ss the [USER1] button. The OK mark is deleted. M em o : ● The [USER1] b utton i s disab led (displa yed in gra y) an d OK mar ks cannot be deleted when the write- protect switch of the SDHC card is set ( is displayed).
70 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Press the [MENU] button on the side control panel of the camera recorder to displa y the menu screen on the LCD monitor and viewfinder . V arious settings f or shooting and pla yback can be configured on the menu screen.
71 䡵 Changing Setting V alues T ext Input with Software Ke yboard Use the software k eyboard to enter the [Scene File]/[Picture File] subname and [Clip Name Prefix]. 䡵 [Scene File]/[Pic ture File] ( A Pa g e 1 1 8 ) 䡵 [Clip Name Prefix] ( A P age 76) Name D escription H Header Indicates the current menu type with the line color .
72 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings M em o : ● A [Back] item (omitted in the char t) c an be found at the end of each menu item. Select [Bac k] and press the Set button ( R ) to retur n to the pre vious lev el.
73 M em o : ● A [Back] item (omitted in the char t) c an be found at the end of each menu item. Select [Bac k] and press the Set button ( R ) to retur n to the pre vious lev el.
74 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Some menus cannot be set depending o n the operating mode or status of the camera recorder . These items a re displa yed in gra y , and the y cannot be selected. Main Menu Screen Item Function Record Set.
75 Record Format Men u After setting of all items in the [Record Format] menu is comple te, select [Set] at the bottom of the screen to apply the ne w settings on the cam era recorder and s witch the record format. A A Please W ait B message appears dur ing s witching.
76 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Rec Mode Menu Clip Set Menu * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Recor d Set Menu (continued) Item Setting V alues Function Rec Mode Normal Pre Rec Clip Continuous Va r i a b l e F r a m e For selecting the record mode f or recording to the SDHC card.
77 A udio Set Me nu Item Setting V alues Function Input1 Mic Ref. -50dB -60dB For setting the ref erence input le vel when the [A UDIO INPUT1] button is set to A MIC B or A MIC+48V B . -50dB : Sets -50 dB as the reference v alue. -60dB : Sets -60 dB as the reference v alue.
78 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Camera Function Menu Item Setting V alues Function Bars On Off For setting whether to output color bars. On : Color bars are output. Off : Color bars are not output.
79 Switch Set Item * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Function FAW None PRESET A B F or assigning t he F AW (Fulltime A uto White Bal ance) function to a position on the [WHT .BAL.] selection s witch. This is fixed at A FAW B when the [FULL AUT O] s witch of the camera recorder is set to A ON B .
80 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Camera Function Menu (continued) Item Setting V alues Function SKIN A./SPO T M. Skin Area Spot Meter F or assigning t he function of the [SKIN AREA/SPO T METER] switch on the camera recorder .
81 FULL A UTO Item This is used to set specific functions to the auto mode w hen the [FULL A UT O] s witch of the camera recorder is set to A ON B . Item Setting V alues Fu nction Gain SW Set ALC SW Set : Sets gain according to the [GAIN] selection switch.
82 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Camera Pr ocess Menu Item Setting V alues Functio n Detail Max, 9 to 1, Normal, -1 to -9, Min, Off F or adjusting the contour (detail) enhancement lev el. Increase the number : Sharpe ns the contour .
83 * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Function White Clip 100% 10 8 % F or setting the point to apply white clip for in put video signals with a high luminance lev el. 100% : Applies white clip at the point where the luminance lev el is 100 %.
84 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Detail/Adjust... Item * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Camera Pr ocess Menu (contin ued) Item Setting V alues Function V/H Balance H-Max, 4 to1, Normal, -1 to -4, H-Min F or setting the H/V balance to enhance contour (det ail) in the horizontal (H) or ver tical (V) direction.
85 White Balance Item * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Fu nction Preset T emp. 2800K, 3 200K, 3 400K, 4200K, 4800K, 5200K, 5600K , 6500K, 7500K F or setting the color temperature when the [WHT .BAL.] selection s witch of the camera recorder is set to A PRESET B .
86 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Shading Mode/Adjust Item * Default values are indicated in bold characters. ● This item is selectab le only when [Shading Mode] is set to A Manual B . [R Le vel], [G Le v el], and [B Le vel] cannot be selected when this is set to A Preset B .
87 * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Function G&Cy G Level Max, 19 to 1, Normal, -1 to -19, Min F or adjusting the green/cyan lev el of the video toward green. Increase the number : Enhances the green component of green/cy an.
88 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings * Default values are indicated in bold characters. TC/UB Menu Item Setting V alues Function TC Preset ^ F or setting the time code (hour , min ute, second, frame). Display : Drop setting 02:02:25.2 0 : Non Drop settin g 02:02:25:20 UB Preset ^ F or setting the user’ s bit.
89 Shooting Assist Item * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Function Focus Assist ACCU-F ocus Normal F or specifying the operation when the [FOCUS ASSIST] button on the camera recorder is pressed. ( A P age 3 7) A CCU-Focus : E nab les the Focus Assist and A CCU-Focus (f orced focus) functions.
90 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Marker Setting Item ( A P age 110 [Mar ker and Saf ety Zone Displays (Camera Mode Only)]) * Default values are indicated in bold characters. *1: During Clip Re view or when in the Media mode, the markers do not appear regardless of the setting.
91 * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Function TC/UB On Off F or specifying whether to display the time code/user’ s bit rate in the status displa y on the LCD monitor and viewfinder screens. On : Displays the time code or user’ s bit rate .
92 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings * Default values are indicated in bold characters. A/V Out Menu Item Setting V alues Function Output T erminal Composite Component Off F or setting output signals from the [Y/VIDEO]/[ PB ]/[PR] video signal output ter minal (BNC) on the side of the camera recorder .
93 * Default values are indicated in bold characters. * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Item Setting V alues Function Audio Monitor Stereo Mix F or setting the audio sound of the [PHONES] ter minal to stereo or mixed sound when the [MONIT OR SELECT] switch on the side of the camera recorder is set to A Both B .
94 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Other s Menu (contin ued) Item Setting V alues Function 1 3 94 Rec T rigger Ext Series Split Synchronize Off For setting the recording trigger f or the external recording device connected to the [IEEE1 3 94] terminal.
95 * Default values are indicated in bold characters. Menu settings and b utton operations ([SHUTTER], [AE LEVEL], etc.) can be sav ed. It is useful to save settings according to different shooting conditions. Item Setting V alues Function Time Zone UTC-00: 3 0 to UTC-12:00, UTC, UTC+14:00 to UTC+00: 3 0 (In increments of 3 0 minutes) For setting the UTC time diff erence in units of 3 0 minutes.
96 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Y ou can select and add/edit fre q uen tly used menu items freely to create a personal menu screen (F av orites Menu). M em o : ● [F a vorites Menu] is only enabled in the Camera mode.
97 Editing Fa v orites Menu Y ou can del ete or change the order of the items added to [F av orites Menu]. 䡵 Deleting Items from [F av orites Menu] 1 Open the [Fav orit es Men u] screen. A Press the [MENU] button to open the [Main Menu] screen.
98 Menu Displa y and Detailed Settings Editing Fa v orites Menu (continued) 䡵 Changing the Order of Items in [F av or ites Menu] 1 Open the [Fav orit es Men u] screen. A Press the [MENU] button to open the [Main Menu] screen. B Press the [ST A TUS] button to open the [F avorites Menu] screen.
99 4 Select the position to move to with the cr oss-shaped button ( JK ). Mov e the position selection bar with the cross-shaped button ( JK ) and select a position to mov e to . 5 Press the Set button ( R ). The selected item mov es to the new position.
100 Status Screen ST A TUS 0 Screen Status Screen in Camera Mode S TBY MAX 123 % MIN 45 % S KIN AREA S .DTL B -3 A<3200K> F5.6 AE+1 9dB 1/10000 30/24 fp s 20 min 1min 1min B A RE S DD DU AL 2 0 min DD R E S 1min 1min B B A A A DU AL N M L K J I H G F E CD B A Appears only when a warning is displayed.
101 * 1 : The variable r ange of the shutter speed varies according to the video format settings. ( A P age 41) Item Description I Black T oe Appears when [Black T oe] in the [Camera Process] menu is set to a value other than A Normal B . ( A Page 82) B+1 to B+5 : Displays the A Stretch Le vel B when [Black T oe] is set to A Stretch B (Lev el 1 to Level 5 ) B-1 to B-5 : Displa ys the A Compress Le vel B when [Black T oe] is set to A Compress B (Le vel 1 to Le vel 5) No display : When [Black T o e] is set to A Normal B J Skin Detail Operation Appears as A S.
102 Status Screen ST A TUS 1 Screen Status Screen in Camera Mode (continued) 00:00:00:00 20 min MAX 123 % MIN 45 % S KIN AREA S .DTL B -3 ND1/16 A<3200K> F5.6 AE+1 9dB 1/10000 STBY 100min 100min 1280x720 60p HQ OK B A 282min 30/24 fps DD DU AL S TB Y MAX 12 3 % MIN 45 % S KIN ARE A S .
103 Item Descr iption H ND Filter P osition Displays the current ND filter position. No display : [ND FIL TER] is set to A OFF B ND1/4 : [ND FIL TER] is set to A 1/4 B ND1/16 : [ND FIL TER] is set to A 1/16 B Me m o : ● Y ou can tur n ON/OFF the display using [Filter] of [Status Displa y] in the [LCD/VF] menu.
104 Status Screen ST A TUS 2 Screen Status Screen in Camera Mode (continued) CAMERA INFORMA TION SETUP FILE SCENE [ SCENE ] ZEBRA1 50%-100% ZEBRA2 70%-80% A UDIO CH1 CH2 FORMA T QuickTime MEDIA 125min 12 3 min B A Jan 2.
105 ST A TUS 3 Screen This screen displays a list of the fun ctions assigned to the switches . ST A TUS 4 Screen This screen displays the e vent. It is also used to display warnings only . S WITCH A SS IGN F A W NONE GAIN [ L / M / H ] 0dB / 9dB / 12dB U S ER 1 BAR S U S ER 2 B.
106 Status Screen These are the status screens display ed in Media mode (SD Card mode, Media mode). ST A TUS 0 Screen This screen displa ys the media st atus or ev ent. It is also used to displa y warnings only . ST A TUS 1 and ST A TUS 2 Screens Status Screen in SD Car d Mode OK OK B AC G F J D E IH K B AC G F J D E IH ST A TUS 1 Screen ST A TUS 2 Screen Item Description A OK Mark Appears when an OK mark is added.
107 These are the status screens displa yed in Media mode ( IEEE1 3 94 Input mode). ST A TUS 1 Screen ST A TUS 2 Screen Item Description H Audio Le vel Meter Displays the audio le v el for CH-1 and CH-2. The positions of -20 dB and -10 dB are displayed as A o B .
108 Status Screen Y ou can enlarge and display only the characters of the status screen on the LCD monitor . Status Screen in Camera Mode (continued) Item Description A Frame Rate/Bit Rate Displays the fr ame rate and bit rate in pairs. (60p HQ, 3 0p HQ, 60i HQ, 60p SP , 3 0p SP , 60i SP , 50p HQ, 25p HQ, 50i HQ, 50p SP , 25p SP , 50i SP , 24p HQ, 24p SP , 50i, 60i) B Resolution Displays the video image resolution.
109 M em o : ● Durin g enlarged display of the status on the LCD monitor screen, the video image remains displa yed on the viewfinder .
110 Camera Features The marker and safety z one displays are useful in helping y ou determine the angle of vie w for the image according to the shooting pur pose. 䡵 Example of display when [Aspect Ratio] = A 4: 3 B , [Aspect Marker] = A Line+Halftone B , and [Center Mark] = A On B Y ou can tur n ON/OFF the safety zone and center mark displ a ys as shown below using the [Aspect Ratio], [Saf ety Zone] and [Center Mar k] settings o f [Marker Setting] in the [LCD/VF ] menu.
111 [Safety Zone] Displa y 䡵 When [Aspect Ratio] = A 4: 3 B , [Aspect Marker] = A Halftone B , and [Center Mark] = A On B [Center Mark] Display 䡵 When [Aspect Ratio] = A 4: 3 B , [Aspect.
112 Camera Features The Skin Detail function can be used to reduce the contour enhancement of video signals f or only the skin areas so as to produce a smoother skin tone. Preparations Before Using the Skin Detail Function (Skin Adjust Function) 1 Adjust the white b alance.
113 Chec king the Preset Hue Area 1 Set the [ZEBRA ON/OFF] swit ch at the front of the camera recorder to the [SKIN AREA/SPO T METER] end. Doing so forcibly turns ON the Skin Adjust function temporarily , and the preset hue area is displayed in color on the LCD monitor and viewfinder .
114 Camera Features The color matri x of the camera recorder can be adjusted to a color of the user’ s pref erence. When shooting is performed using multiple ca meras, the colors of the different camera s can be adjusted, and a color of the user’ s pref erence can be set on this camera recorder .
115 3 Adjust Yl&G Mask Range. Adjusting [Yl&G Yl Lev el] and [Yl&G G Lev el] ma y also affect the I-axis (color close to the skin tone). When [Yl&G Yl Lev el] is increased, the skin tone become s slightly more yello wish. On the other hand, when [Yl&G G Lev el] is increased, the skin tone becomes slig htly more greenish.
116 Camera Features Process the dark areas according to the balance of bright and dar k areas in the image to adjust the ov erall balance of contrast. 1 Adjust [Black T oe] in the [Camera Pr ocess] menu according to the captured video signals. 2 Set the lumi nance point (P oint Le vel) for A Stretch B or A Compress B .
117 The menu settings can be stored on the camera recorder or an SDHC card by sa ving them as a setup file. Loading a sav ed setu p file enables y ou to reproduce the appropriate setup state speedi ly . T wo types of setup files are availab le. 䡵 Scene fi le: File that contains all menu settings, ranging from video format settings to image creation settings such as device settings and shooting condi tions , as well as the contents of the [F av orites Menu].
118 Camera Features Saving Setup Files 1 Displa y the [Setup File Mana ge] menu. Select the [Setup File Manage] menu on the [Main Menu] screen, and press the Set button ( R ). ( A Page 95) 2 Select [Store File] an d press t he Set button ( R ).
119 M em o : ● If you do not want to sa ve the file , select [Cancel] or press the [CANCEL] button to retur n to the previous screen. ● When saving of a file fails, a A Store Error! B message (indicated in red frame) appears f or se veral seconds , after which the previous screen is displa yed.
120 Connecting External Devices T o output li ve or playbac k video images and audio sound to an external monitor , select the output signals from the camera recorder , and connect using an appropriate cable according to the monitor to be used.
121 [PHONES] T erminal Audio output from the [PHONES] terminal ca n be selected using [A udio Mo nitor] in the [A/V Out] menu ( A Page 9 3 ) as well as the [MONI T OR SELEC T] sw itch on the camera recorder . The different combinations of settings that are output from the [PHONES] termin al and monitor speaker are as f ollows .
122 Connecting External Devices “Backup recording” can be perf or med, which allows the same image recorded to the SDHC card on the camera recorder to be recorded to the external device connected to the IEEE1 3 94 terminal. ( A Page 122) N o t e : ● When connecting the camera recorder to an external de vice using an IEEE1 3 94 cable , make sure to obser ve the f ollowing.
123 5 Set the external de vice to a mode that enables recording. F or setting and operation of external devices , refer to the instruction manual of the respective de vices. N o t e : ● Adjust the camera recorder and e xter nal device to the same IEEE1 3 94 settings.
124 Connecting External Devices Loading Clips to the PC (USB Connection Mode) Y ou can load clips to a PC by connecting the camera recorder to the PC via the USB por t. Doing so enables clips stored in the SDH C card to be managed and edited on the PC .
125 The switch functions of the camera recorder can be configured using the remote control unit. * Remote control uni ts suppor ted:RM-LP25U , RM-LP55U, RM-LP57U 1 Connect the remote contr o l unit to the camera recorder . Connect the remote cable of the remote control unit to the [REMO TE] terminal on the te r minal area of th e camera recorder .
126 Connecting External Devices List of Remote C ontrol Unit Functions 䡵 RM-LP25U 䡵 RM-LP55U Remote Contr ol Unit Connection (continued) Function 3 : A vailable - : Not available SHUTTER NORMAL 3 1/100* 1 , 1/120* 2 3 1/250 3 1/500 3 1/1000 3 1/2000 3 V ARIABLE * 5 3 SPEED GAIN -6dB - - 3 dB - 0dB 3 3 dB 3 6dB 3 9dB 3 12dB 3 15dB 3 18dB 3 ALC 3 LOLUX - V ARIABLE - LEVEL DET AIL 3 LEVEL 3 GAMMA 3 LEVEL 3 BLACK STRETCH * 3 3 NORMAL 3 COMPRESS* 3 3 WHITE BALANCE MODE MANU AL 3 PRESET 3 FAW 3 AW A 3 AW B 3 WHITE P AINT 3 A UT O WHITE 3 AU TO B L AC K - BLACK P AINT 3 Function 3 : A vailable - : Not av ailable IRIS CONTROL 3 Iris F V alue Display 3 MASTER BLACK 3 T ALL Y (LED) 3 CALL* 4 3 PREVIEW - A UT O KNEE 3 KNEE POINT 3 BARS 3 T ALL Y(PGM)* 4 Rear Input 3 T ALL Y(PVW)* 4 Rear Input 3 Function 3 : A vailable - : Not av ailable CAM MODE CAM, BARS 3 CONT OUR OFF, ON (LEVEL) 3 GAMMA OFF, ON (LEVEL ) 3 WHT .
127 䡵 RM-LP57U *1 : Only when the [Fr ame & Bit Rate] of the camera recorder is A 60 B , A 3 0 B , or A 24 B . *2 : Only when the [Fr ame & Bit Rate] of the camera recorder is A 50 B or A 25 B . * 3 : Switches automatically to A NORMAL B when both [STRETCH] and [COMPRESS] are set to A Off B .
128 Others Alar m displays on the LCD monitor and viewfinder screens, as well as the tally lamps and alarm tones are output as follows according to the alar m status. M em o : ● This camera recorder make s use of a microcomputer .
129 T ally Lamps The tally lamps star t blinking when the remaining space on the SDHC card is runn ing out during record ing, or when the batter y pow er is running low . Alarm T one Alar m tone is output from the monitor speaker and [P HON ES] ter minal when the ba tter y le vel is low .
130 Others T roub leshooting Symptom Action P ower does not turn on. ● Is the AC adapter proper ly connected? ● Is the batter y charged? ● Is the power turned on immediately after it is tur ned off? Make sure to wait fo r an inter val of at least 5 secon ds bef ore tur ning on the power again.
131 General Camera Section Lens Section (GY-HM750U/GY-HM750E onl y) Storage Section Symptom Action The date and time are not display ed. ● The date and time are only disp la yed on the ST A TUS 2 and ST A T US 3 screens in the Camera mode (during shootin g).
132 Others T erminal Section Video/A udio Accessories Specifications (continued) [Y/VIDEO], [PB], and [PR] analog video outp ut terminals Analog compo site output (480i o r 576i: Downconverted, 4: 3 /16:9) : 1.0 V (p-p), 75 K , BNC (unbalanced) Component output (720p/1080i) : Y : 1.
133 Dimensional Outline Drawing (Unit: mm) 2 3 1 (166) 210 291 90 40 95 242. 3 225 82. 3 (82. 3 ) 108.5 1 33 56 209 3 0 44.6 59.8 2 3 1 (166) 210 3 04 90 40 95 242. 3 225 82. 3 (82. 3 ) 108.5 1 33 56 209 3 0 44.6 59.8 * The specifications and appearance of th is product are su bject to changes for fu r ther improv ement without prior notice.
2011 Victor Company of J apan, Limited LST1190-001A GY-HM750U/GY-HM75 0CHU/ GY-HM750E/GY-HM75 0CHE HD MEMOR Y CARD CAMERA RECORDER .
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