Advanced features, Manual focus, Camera recording – Sharp VL-Z7U User Manual
Power Zoom control
Manual focus indicator
Tape Camera, Card Camera
Auto Focus may not be able to focus on the
subject in the situations shown below. In
such situations, set the camcorder to
Manual Focus mode and focus manually.
Fast-speed shutter being
used under fluorescent
Subject is too dark.
Lack of contrast, e.g.
Background is too bright.
Subject has horizontal
Subject is being shot through a
dirty or wet window.
Light reflects off the
Two subjects at different distances
overlap in the same scene.
Subject has fine, repeated
Subjects at different distances
appear in the center of the scene
at the same time.
• The example screens shown are for Tape
In Tape Camera or Card Camera
mode, press the DISPLAY button until
the mode screen appears.
l or m on the Operation
button to select “FOCUS”, then press
the center of the Operation button.
Adjust the Power Zoom control to
frame the subject as you desire.
l or m to focus on the
p: To focus on a closer subject
o: To focus on a more distant subject
Press the DISPLAY button to turn off
the mode screen.
• “MF” appears when the on-screen
indicators are turned on.
• When “MF” is displayed, you can manually
adjust the focus by pressing
l or m, even if
the focus setting screen is not displayed.
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