List of topics covered

  • Getting Off the Ground
  • Performing a check on the Attachments Powering up this Unit
  • removing the cover from the terminals (SD Card Cover)
  • Adjustment of the Charging Grip
  • Putting on the Lens Cover Cap
  • How to Insert an SD Card Types of SD Cards That Can Be Used
  • Activating the Screen Lock via the Use of the Touch Screen (when Shooting Underwater)
  • Changing the Names of the Buttons and Functions on the Touch Screen of the LCD Monitor
  • Configuring the Default Parameters and Settings
  • After initial settings have been configured, making adjustments to the Clock
  • Altering the Language Displayed after the Initial Settings Have Been Configurated
  • Keeping this in my Possession
  • Mounting on a Tripod Utilizing This Unit Overseas
  • Maintaining a Charge on the Battery Pack While Abroad
  • When traveling, make sure to adjust the clock to the appropriate time zone before using the device underwater or in cold temperatures.
  • Caution should be exercised When Utilizing in Low-Temperature Caution should be Exercised When Utilizing Underwater
  • Additional Safety Measures
  • Making recordings and videos in the automatic mode
  • Taking Pictures with a Camera
  • Manually Zooming in on the Recording
  • Using the Handwheel to Adjust the Focus (FOCUS)
  • Utilizing the Function for Focus Assist
  • Increasing the size of the image so that the focus may be adjusted
  • Modifying the Level of Brightness
  • Setting Shutter Speed
  • Setting Aperture
  • Developing a Higher Capacity to Respond to Light
  • Adjusting the Compensation for the Backlight
  • Getting the White Balance Just Right
  • Data are Being Recorded in Both Slot A and Slot B
  • Slow-motion (High-speed) (High-speed) Recording Shooting under Water
  • Obtaining Crystal-Clear Images of Your Subjects (TOUCH PRIORITY AE/AF)
  • Shake Reduction for the Camera
  • Getting Up Close And Personal (TELE MACRO)
  • Exceptional Results Recording
  • Time-lapse Recording (Time-Lapse Rec) (Time-Lapse Rec)
  • Continuous pre-recording of the scene
  • Utilizing the In-built Timer
  • Altering the Time Code’s Mode of Operation (TC) Recording
  • Checking the amount of recording time left and the remaining battery life.
  • Playback Reproducing and Reproducing Videos
  • Normal playback with checks for information on the recording date and other details
  • Bringing Back Photographic Stills
  • Slideshow Playback and viewing may be accomplished by connecting the HDMI Mini Connector to the television.

Utilizing a Portable Charger

By connecting to a power bank, this device’s internal battery may be recharged, and the power bank itself can provide power for recording.

  • Portable power supply usable
  • Rating for output: at least 5 volts and 3 amperes
  • A battery capacity of at least 10000 mAh is required (recommended)
  • A USB Type-C terminal on a power bank or a cable with a USB Type-C socket on one end should be included in the package.
  • It is not guaranteed that this device will work with all different types of power banks that match the standards listed above.

In a manner analogous to that of the AC adapter, connect the cable of the power bank to the terminal of the DC/USB device (Type-C)

Utilizing the Presets

  • Followed by selecting the “SET” button, make a “Preset” selection using either 3 or 2.
  • Followed by hitting “SET,” navigate to the Camera Process menu on your device and choose “Adjust” under White Balance.
  • The “Preset Temp.” menu may be accessed by pressing 3 or 2, then clicking the “SET” button.
  • Choose a suitable color temperature by using the 3 or 2 buttons, and then hit the “SET” button.
  • Display the screen for the detailed color temperature selection by pressing the number 1 key. This will allow you to choose the settings in greater depth. Tap the number 1 to return to the main screen for adjusting the color temperature.

Using the HDMI connection to connect to the television

By utilizing the HDMI mini cable to establish a connection between this device and a TV that supports HDMI-CEC, it is possible to carry out connected operations with the television.

HDMI-CEC, which stands for Consumer Electronics Control, is a standard developed by the industry that enables interoperability between devices that comply with HDMI-CEC and are connected to one another using HDMI cables.

Memo :

  • The HDMI-CEC standard is not adhered to by every HDMI control device available. When connected to these other devices, the HDMI control function of this unit will not operate as intended.
  • There is no assurance that this system will work properly with all HDMI-CEC capable devices.
  • It is possible that certain functions will not work with this unit if the HDMI-CEC-enabled device you are using has specific requirements. (Please consult the owner’s manual that came with your TV for further information.)
  • There is a possibility that some connected devices will perform actions that were not intended. In these circumstances, the “HDMI Control” switch should be turned off.

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