Zooming – Sharp VL-Z7U User Manual
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To pause recording
Press the Start/Stop button again. Record-
ing pauses, and the camcorder enters
Recording Standby mode.
To turn the power off
Set the Power switch to OFF without
pressing the Lock button.
• If the camcorder remains in Recording
Standby mode for more than 5 minutes in
Tape Camera mode, the power will automati-
cally turn off to save battery power and to
protect the tape from being damaged. To
resume recording, set the Power switch to
OFF and then back to
v. (The camcorder
will make a confirmation sound when it is left
in Recording Standby mode for about 4
Tape Camera, Card Camera
Zooming allows you to move visually closer
to or farther from a subject without physi-
cally changing your position.
When using the optical zoom, you can
enlarge the subject up to 10K.
Push the Power Zoom control to the T
(telephoto) side to get a close-up view (1).
Push the Power Zoom control to the W (wide
angle) side to get a wide field of view (2).
• The zoom range indicator shows you the
current zoom setting.
• The zoom speed depends on how far you
push the Power Zoom control.
• The camcorder is unable to focus when
zooming in on subjects within 5 feet (1.5 m).
• See page 33 for how to use the digital zoom.
Zooming in (when you want to center
attention on the subject)
Zooming out (when you want to include
Zoom range indicator