Power standby mode, Turning on/off the backlight, Basic operations camera recording – Sharp VL-Z7U User Manual
Power Standby Mode
Power Standby mode allows you to prevent
accidental recording by locking all
operations except canceling the mode.
Hold down the STANDBY button for more
than 2 seconds when you pause record-
ing in Tape Camera mode.
• The screen turns off and the STANDBY
indicator lights up.
Turning on/off the
You can see the on-screen display outdoors
on a sunny day or in a location with bright
lighting even when the backlight turns off.
Also, this function is useful when watching
playback on a TV.
Hold down the LCD LAMP button for
more than 2 seconds to turn off the
• “BACKLIGHT OFF” will flash for two seconds,
H appears on the LCD screen.
To turn on the backlight
Press the LCD LAMP button.
• The BACKLIGHT OFF mode will cancel when
you close the LCD monitor.
To resume operation
Press the STANDBY button again to
return to the Recording Standby mode.
• It takes about 2 seconds to be able to start
• Power Standby will cancel and the STANDBY
indicator will turn off in these situations below:
— When the camcorder remains in Power
Standby mode more than 5 minutes
— When the camcorder is set to Card
Camera, Tape Playback or Card Playback
— When removing the battery pack
— When removing a cassette
• The camcorder will turn off automatically in 5
minutes after setting Power Standby mode if
it remains in Recording Standby mode after
canceling Power Standby mode.
— When Power Standby mode, for example,
is canceled after 3 minutes, the
camcorder will turn off if recording is not
started within 2 minutes.
LCD LAMP button