Samsung CAMCORDER User Manual

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User Manual
HMX-H200BN/HMX-H200SN/HMX-H200LN/HMX-H200RN
HMX-H203BN/HMX-H203SN/HMX-H203LN/HMX-H203RN
HMX-H204BN/HMX-H204SN/HMX-H204LN/HMX-H204RN
HMX-H205BN/HMX-H205SN/HMX-H205LN/HMX-H205RN
HMX-H220BN/HMX-H220SN/HMX-H220LN/HMX-H220RN
High Defi nition Digital Camcorder
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  • Page 1 User Manual High Definition Digital Camcorder www.samsung.com/register HMX-H200BN/HMX-H200SN/HMX-H200LN/HMX-H200RN HMX-H203BN/HMX-H203SN/HMX-H203LN/HMX-H203RN HMX-H204BN/HMX-H204SN/HMX-H204LN/HMX-H204RN HMX-H205BN/HMX-H205SN/HMX-H205LN/HMX-H205RN HMX-H220BN/HMX-H220SN/HMX-H220LN/HMX-H220RN
  • Page 2 key features of your full HD camcorder High Sensitivity BSI CMOS Sensor Samsung’s newly developed BSI CMOS Image Sensor...
  • Page 3 Shift over wider range of motion with Smart OIS (Optical Image Stabilization) Smart OIS improves on existing Optical Image Stabilization...
  • Page 4 before reading this user manual SAFETY WARNINGS What the icons and signs in this user manual mean; Means that...
  • Page 5IMPORTANT INFORMATION ON USE Before using this camcorder t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSSFDPSETWJEFPJO) t Copyrights: Please note that this (MPEG4 part10/AVC) format and...
  • Page 6 before reading this user manual • In this user manual, the icon or symbol in the parenthesis appearing in...
  • Page 7important safety instructions CAUTION This symbol indicates that dangerous RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK voltage consisting a risk of electric DO...
  • Page 8 important safety instructions 15. Apparatus shall not be exposed to dripping or 20. OUTDOOR ANTENNA GROUNDING: splashing and no...
  • Page 923. OVERLOADING: 27. REPLACEMENT PARTS: Do not overload wall outlets and extension When replacement parts are required, be sure cords...
  • Page 10 important safety instructions USER INSTALLER CAUTION: NOTE: Your authority to operate this FCC certified This equipment has been tested...
  • Page 11safety information The safety precautions illustrated below are to prevent personal injury or material damages. Heed all instructions carefully. WARNING...
  • Page 12 safety information d flui ng ani cle Do not connect the AC adaptor unless Never use cleaning fluid or...
  • Page 13 CAUTION 4 W W 4 Do not press the surface of the Do not drop or expose the camcorder,...
  • Page 14 safety information 4 W 4 W W 4 W 4 Do not use the camcorder near Do not hold...
  • Page 15contents QUICK START GUIDE 07 You can record videos in H.264 format! 07 GETTING TO KNOW THE 11 What’s included...
  • Page 16 contents BASIC RECORDING 34 Recording videos 36 Capturing photos during video 34 recording (dual recording) 37 Recording photos 38...
  • Page 17ADVANCED PLAYBACK 70 Play Option 71 Highlight 70 72 VIEW 73 Story-Board Print 73 File Info SYSTEM SETTING 74 Storage...
  • Page 18 contents FILE MANAGEMENT  Protection from accidental erasure 97 Deleting files 96 98 Copying files (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) PRINTING PHOTOS...
  • Page 19: quick start guidequick start guide This quick start guide introduces the basic operation and features of your camcorder. See the reference pages...
  • Page 20 quick start guide Recording videos with HD (high definition) image quality Recording photos Your camcorder uses advanced H.264 1....
  • Page 21STEP3: Play back videos or photos Viewing videos or photos on the LCD screen You can find your desired recordings...
  • Page 22 quick start guide Importing and viewing videos/photos from the camcorder to your PC 1. Launch the Intelli-studio program by...
  • Page 23: getting to know the camcordergetting to know the camcorder WHAT'S INCLUDED WITH YOUR CAMCORDER Your new camcorder comes with the following accessories. If any...
  • Page 24 getting to know the camcorder LOCATION OF CONTROLS Front/Left Lens HDMI jack Lens open/close switch USB jack Q.MENU button...
  • Page 25Rear/Right/Top/Bottom MODE button / Mode indicator DC IN jack : Record mode (Video/Photo) Jack cover : Play mode Grip belt...
  • Page 26 getting to know the camcorder IDENTIFYING THE SCREEN DISPLAYS The available functions vary depending on the operation mode you’ve...
  • Page 27PRECHECK! t This On Screen Display (OSD) is shown in video play ( HD / SD ) mode only. t...
  • Page 28: getting started getting started USING THE BATTERY Purchase extra battries to allow continuous use of your camcorder. Attaching the battery Detaching...
  • Page 29 Charging the battery with the AC power adaptor PRECHECK! Before starting the following procedure, make sure that the battery...
  • Page 30 getting started CHECKING THE BATTERY STATE You can check the charging state and remaining battery capacity. To check the...
  • Page 31 t 5IFmHVSFTCFMPXBSFCBTFEPOBGVMMZDIBSHFECBUUFSZBUBOPSNBMUFNQFSBUVSF Low ambient temperature may affect the use time. t #BUUFSZDBQBDJUZEFDSFBTFTPWFSUJNFBOEUISPVHISFQFBUFEVTF,FFQUIFDBNDPSEFSUVSOFEPGG while not operating it. t 4UPSFUIFCBUUFSZTFQBSBUFMZXIFOmOJTIFEDIBSHJOHPSXIFOOPUVTJOHJUGPSBMPOHUJNF5IJTXJMM help...
  • Page 32 getting started About the battery life t #BUUFSZDBQBDJUZEFDSFBTFTPWFSUJNFBOEUISPVHISFQFBUFEVTF*GEFDSFBTFEVTBHFUJNF between charges becomes significant, it is probably time to replace the...
  • Page 33: basic operation of the camcorderbasic operation of the camcorder If you need to use camcorder for the extended time, setting the following functions prevents...
  • Page 34 basic operation of the camcorder SWITCHING TO THE POWER SAVING MODE If you need to use camcorder for the...
  • Page 35SETTING THE OPERATION MODES You switch the operating mode in the following order each time you press the MODE button....
  • Page 36 basic operation of the camcorder USING THE DISPLAY( ) BUTTON Switching the information display mode You can switch the...
  • Page 37: first time settingsfirst time settings SETTING THE TIME ZONE AND DATE/TIME FOR THE FIRST TIME Set the date and time of your...
  • Page 38 first time settings SELECTING THE LANGUAGES You can select the language in which the camcorder displays the menu screen...
  • Page 39: getting ready to start recordinggetting ready to start recording SELECTING THE STORAGE MEDIA (HMX-H203/H204/H205 ONLY) You can record videos and photos in the built-in...
  • Page 40 getting ready to start recording INSERTING / EJECTING A MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED) Label pasting portion To insert a...
  • Page 41SELECTING A SUITABLE MEMORY CARD (NOT SUPPLIED) Compatible memory cards SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSDBOCFVTFEXJUI4% t 4%)$...
  • Page 42 getting ready to start recording t *GZPVDBOOPUVTFBNFNPSZDBSEUIBUIBT been used with another device, format it The camcorder supports SD and...
  • Page 43RECORDABLE TIME AND CAPACITY Recording time available for video Storage media (Capacity) Resolution Quality 1GB 2GB 4GB 8GB (# 32GB...
  • Page 44 getting ready to start recording ATTACHING THE GRIP BELT Adjust the length of grip belt so that the camcorder...
  • Page 45BASIC CAMCORDER POSITIONING Use both hands while taking a video or photo to prevent the camcorder from shaking. Try to...
  • Page 46: basic recording basic recording RECORDING VIDEOS t 5IJTDBNDPSEFSTVQQPSUTCPUI)JHI%FmOJUJPO )% BOE4UBOEBSE%FmOJUJPO 4% JNBHF resolutions. Set your desired resolution before recording. page 54...
  • Page 47t *GQPXFSJTJOUFSSVQUFEPSBOFSSPSPDDVSTEVSJOHSFDPSEJOH UIFWJEFPNBZOPUCFSFDPSEFEFEJUFE t 4BNTVOHJTOPUSFTQPOTJCMFGPSBOZEBNBHFDBVTFECZBGBJMVSFPGOPSNBMSFDPSEJOHPSQMBZCBDL operation because of memory card error. t /PUFUIBUEBNBHFEEBUBDBOOPUCFSFDPWFSFE t 7JEFPTBSFDPNQSFTTFEJOUIF) .1&("7$ GPSNBU t &KFDUUIFCBUUFSZXIFOZPVIBWFmOJTIFESFDPSEJOHUPQSFWFOUVOOFDFTTBSZCBUUFSZQPXFS consumption....
  • Page 48 basic recording CAPTURING PHOTOS DURING VIDEO RECORDING (DUAL RECORDING) Your camcorder can capture photos without interrupting video recording. PRECHECK!...
  • Page 49RECORDING PHOTOS You can take photos and store them in the storage media. Set the desired resolution before recording. page...
  • Page 50 basic recording RECORDING WITH EASE FOR BEGINNERS (SMART AUTO) In Smart Auto mode, your camcorder automatically chooses the appropriate...
  • Page 51CAPTURING PHOTOS WHILE PLAYING BACK VIDEOS You can capture photos during video playback. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t...
  • Page 52 basic recording ZOOMING This camcorder allows you to record using optical 20x power zoom and digital zoom by sliding...
  • Page 53SETTING THE ANTI-SHAKE (OIS: OPTICAL IMAGE STABILIZER) Use the Anti-shake (OIS: Optical Image Stabilizer) function to compensate for unstable images...
  • Page 54 basic recording USING BACK LIGHT COMPENSATION MODE When a subject is lit from behind, this function will compensate for...
  • Page 55: basic playbackbasic playback CHANGING THE PLAYBACK MODE t You can set the record mode and the play mode in turn with...
  • Page 56 basic playback PLAYING BACK VIDEOS You can preview recorded videos in the thumbnail index view, find your desired video...
  • Page 57 Various playback operations Playback / Pause / Stop t 1MBZCBDLBOEQBVTFBMUFSOBUFTXIFOZPVUPVDIUIF1MBZ ) / Pause ( ) tab during playback. t...
  • Page 58 basic playback VIEWING PHOTOS You can view recorded photos by using various playback functions. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory...
  • Page 59VIEWING A SLIDE SHOW You can view a photo slide show. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set the...
  • Page 60 basic playback Using the Slide Show Option While playing back a slide show, you can use the “Slide Show...
  • Page 61: advanced recordingadvanced recording HANDLING MENUS AND QUICK MENUS The instructions below are examples of how to access and use menu items...
  • Page 62 advanced recording MENU ITEMS t "DDFTTJCMFJUFNTJOUIFNFOVTWBSZEFQFOEJOHPOUIFPQFSBUJOHNPEF t 'PSJUFNPQFSBUJPOEFUBJMT TFFUIFQBHFOVNCFSMJTUFEVOEFS1BHFJOUIFUBCMF Recording menu items Items Default value Page SCENE Auto 53...
  • Page 63Setting menu items Items Default value Page Storage Type * Internal Memory 74 Storage Info * - 74 Card Info...
  • Page 64 advanced recording QUICK MENU ITEMS Your camcorder provides quick menus consisting of the functions used frequently. Pressing the 2.&/6...
  • Page 65 SCENE Using the iScene function, you can select a setting that matches the scene you are shooting (Sports, Portrait, etc.)....
  • Page 66 advanced recording Video Resolution You can select the resolution of the video to be recorded. PRECHECK! Select the record...
  • Page 67Photo Resolution You can select the resolution of the photo to be recorded. PRECHECK! Select the record mode by pressing...
  • Page 68 advanced recording White Balance Using the White Balance function, you can select a setting that matches the light illuminating...
  • Page 69 To set the white balance manually 1. Touch the Menu ( ) tab “White Balance”  “$VTUPN8#” White Balance...
  • Page 70 advanced recording Aperture The camcorder adjusts the aperture automatically depending on the subject and recording conditions. You can also...
  • Page 71Shutter The camcorder automatically sets the shutter speed depending on the scene's brightness. You can also manually adjust the shutter...
  • Page 72 advanced recording Focus The camcorder usually focuses on a subject automatically (auto focus). When you turn the camcorder on,...
  • Page 73 Using the touch point Using the Touch Point function, you can focus on a small section STBY 00:00:00 [307Min]...
  • Page 74 advanced recording Fader You can give your recording a professional look by using special effects such as fade in...
  • Page 75Tele Macro Using the Tele Macro function, you can get close up images which are created by focusing on a...
  • Page 76 advanced recording Wind Cut Using the Wind Cut function, you can reduce wind noise when recording sound using the...
  • Page 77Self Timer When the self-timer is enabled, there is a time delay between the time you press the Record start/Stop...
  • Page 78 advanced recording Time Lapse REC Using the Time Lapse feature, you can program your camcorder to create a time...
  • Page 79Example of Time Lapse Recording Total time for recording The Time Lapse Recording function records image frames at a predefined...
  • Page 80 advanced recording Quick View Using the Quick View function, you can view the most recently recorded video and photo...
  • Page 81Guideline Guideline displays straight line patterns on the LCD screen that can help you set the image composition when recording...
  • Page 82: advanced playback advanced playback Play Option You can select a specific playback option according to your preference. PRECHECK! Touch the Play...
  • Page 83Highlight The Highlight function plays a portion of the recorded video or videos at random. PRECHECK! Touch the Play (...
  • Page 84 advanced playback VIEW This function provides a preview of a storyboard to be printed, giving you a digest of...
  • Page 85Story-Board Print Using Storyboard Printing, you can make a digest image of a video that summarizes its story. This function...
  • Page 86: system setting system setting Storage Type (HMX-H203/H204/H205 only) You can record videos and photos on the internal memory or a memory...
  • Page 87Format Use this function if you want to delete all files completely or to correct problems on the storage media....
  • Page 88 system setting 'JMF/P File names (numbers) are assigned to recorded images according to the numbering option you select. 1....
  • Page 89Cities used to set the time zone Cities Time zone Cities Time zone London, Lisbon +00:00 Adelaide +09:30 Rome, Paris,...
  • Page 90 system setting Time Type You can set the display format for the time. 1. Touch the Menu ( )...
  • Page 91LCD Brightness You can adjust the brightness of the LCD screen to compensate for ambient lighting conditions. 1. Touch the...
  • Page 92 system setting Beep Sound The Beep Sound function lets you control whether a beep sounds when you touch certain...
  • Page 93Auto Power Off You can set your camcorder to turn off automatically if it is idle for 5 minutes without...
  • Page 94 system setting Quick On STBY When you are going to record frequently for an extended time, use the Quick...
  • Page 95PC Software If you set PC Software to On, you can use the PC software built into the camcorder by...
  • Page 96 system setting USB Connect You can transfer data to a PC or print photos directly by establishing the USB...
  • Page 97Analog TV Out You can set the component or composite video output to match the TV you have connected. PRECHECK!...
  • Page 98 system setting TV Connect Guide You can view the TV Connect Guide before you connect the camcorder to your...
  • Page 99TV Display You can enable or disable the On Screen Display (OSD) that appears on the TV screen when you...
  • Page 100 system setting Language You can select a language in which to display the menu and messages. page 26 Demo...
  • Page 101Anynet+ (HDMI-CEC) This camcorder supports Anynet+. Anynet+ is an AV network system that lets you control all connected Samsung AV...
  • Page 102: editing video clips editing video clips DIVIDING A VIDEO You can divide a video into two, and easily delete a section you...
  • Page 103COMBINING VIDEOS You can combine two different videos. As this function edits the original file, make sure to back up...
  • Page 104: editing the playlist editing the playlist PLAYLIST What’s a “Playlist?” You can create a playlist on the same storage media by gathering...
  • Page 105CREATING THE PLAYLIST You can create a playlist by gathering your desired videos from the recorded videos. PRECHECK! t Insert...
  • Page 106 editing the playlist ARRANGING VIDEOS IN THE PLAYLIST You can change the order of videos on the playlist. PRECHECK!...
  • Page 107DELETING VIDEOS FROM THE PLAYLIST You can delete videos from the playlist. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t Set...
  • Page 108: file management file management PROTECTION FROM ACCIDENTAL ERASURE You can protect important recordings from accidental erasure. The protected videos and photos...
  • Page 109DELETING FILES You can erase your recordings one by one, all at once. PRECHECK! t Insert a memory card. t...
  • Page 110 file management COPYING FILES (HMX-H203/H204/H205 ONLY) Videos and photos stored in the internal memory can be copied to the...
  • Page 111: printing photosprinting photos DPOF PRINTING SETTING DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) lets you select still pictures from the camcorder’s memory card...
  • Page 112 printing photos DIRECT PRINTING WITH A PICTBRIDGE PRINTER You can print photos directly by connecting this camcorder to a...
  • Page 113 To set the date/time imprint 1. In the printer mode, touch the Menu ( ) tab. t 5IFQSJOUPQUJPOTBQQFBSPOUIFTDSFFO 100-0014...
  • Page 114: connecting to a TV connecting to a TV CONNECTING TO A HIGH DEFINITION TV You can enjoy High Definition (HD) quality videos, recorded...
  • Page 115 Using a component/AV cable 1. Connect the provided component/AV cable to the camcorder and the Y-PB-PR (Video) and L-R (Audio)...
  • Page 116 connecting to a TV CONNECTING TO A REGULAR TV You can enjoy images recorded with your HD camcorder on...
  • Page 117 Connecting a component/AV cable for composite output 1. Connect the provided component/AV cable to the camcorder and the Video and...
  • Page 118 connecting to a TV VIEWING ON A TV SCREEN You can enjoy the enjoy widescreen videos on a HDTV...
  • Page 119: dubbing videosdubbing videos DUBBING TO A VCR OR DVD/HDD RECORDER You can dub images played back on you camcorder to other...
  • Page 120: using with a Windows computer using with a Windows computer CHECKING YOUR COMPUTER TYPE This chapter explains how to connect the camcorder to a...
  • Page 121WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A WINDOWS COMPUTER You can perform the following functions by connecting your camcorder to your...
  • Page 122 using with a Windows computer USING THE Intelli-studio PROGRAM Using the Intelli-studio program built into your camcorder, you can...
  • Page 1234UFQ"CPVUUIF*OUFMMJTUVEJPNBJOXJOEPX When the Intelli-studio starts up, thumbnails of videos and photos are displayed in the main window. 1 2 3...
  • Page 124 using with a Windows computer 4UFQ1MBZJOHCBDLUIFWJEFPT PSQIPUPT You can play back the recordings conveniently using the Intelli-studio application. 1....
  • Page 125 4UFQ4IBSJOHUIFWJEFPTQIPUPTPOMJOF Share your contents with the world by uploading photos and videos directly to a web site with one click....
  • Page 126 using with a Windows computer Installing Intelli-studio application on a Windows computer t When the Intelli-studio application is installed...
  • Page 127USING AS A REMOVABLE STORAGE DEVICE You can copy video or photo files recorded by the camcorder to a Windows...
  • Page 128 using with a Windows computer Structure of folders and files on the storage media t 5IFGPMEFSBOEmMFTUSVDUVSFGPSTUPSBHFNFEJBJTBTGPMMPXT t 'JMFOBNJOHGPMMPXT%$' %FTJHOSVMFGPS$BNFSB'JMF4ZTUFN...
  • Page 129: troubleshootingtroubleshooting Before contacting a Samsung authorized service center, perform the following simple checks. They may save you the time and...
  • Page 130 troubleshooting Message Icon *OGPSNTUIBU Action The memory card has some Card Error problem and can not be t $IBOHFNFNPSZDBSEXJUIBOPUIFSPOF...
  • Page 131Recording Message Icon *OGPSNTUIBU Action t %FMFUFVOOFDFTTBSZmMFTGSPNUIFTUPSBHF media. The number of photo The number of photo files t #BDLVQmMFTUPZPVS1$PSBOPUIFS files...
  • Page 132 troubleshooting USB Message Icon *OGPSNTUIBU Action Fail Printer t $IFDLUIF64#DBCMF A problem occurred when Connecting t 5SZUIFDPOOFDUJPOQSPDFEVSFBHBJO - connecting...
  • Page 133SYMPTOMS AND SOLUTIONS If these instructions do not solve your problem, contact your nearest Samsung authorized service center. Power Symptom...
  • Page 134 troubleshooting Recording Symptom Explanation/Solution t 1SFTTUIFMODE button to set the record mode. page 23 Pressing the Recording start/stop t...
  • Page 135Recording Symptom Explanation/Solution There is a time difference between t 0OZPVSDBNDPSEFS UIFSFNBZCFBTMJHIUUJNFEFMBZCFUXFFOUIF the point where you press the point when...
  • Page 136 troubleshooting Adjusting the image during recording Symptom Explanation/Solution t 4FUi'PDVTw toi"VUPw page 60 t 5IFSFDPSEJOHDPOEJUJPOTBSFOPUTVJUBCMFGPSBVUPGPDVT"EKVTUUIF focus manually. page 60...
  • Page 1371MBZCBDLPOPUIFSEFWJDFT 57 FUD Symptom Explanation/Solution t $POOFDUUIFBVEJPPGUIFDPNQPOFOU"7DBCMFUPZPVSDBNDPSEFS or connected device (TV, HD recorder, etc.). (Red color- right, White color- left)...
  • Page 138 troubleshooting Connecting to a computer Symptom Explanation/Solution Your computer does not recognize t %JTDPOOFDUUIF64#DBCMFGSPNUIFDPNQVUFSBOEDBNDPSEFS  your camcorder. restart the...
  • Page 139Overall operations Symptom Explanation/Solution t )BTUIFDBNDPSEFSCFFOMFGUVOVTFEGPSBMPOHQFSJPEPGUJNF The date and time are incorrect. The backup built-in rechrgeable battery may be discharged....
  • Page 140: maintenance & additional information maintenance & additional information MAINTENANCE Your camcorder is a product of superior design and craftsmanship and should be treated...
  • Page 141ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Storage media t Be sure to follow the guidelines below to prevent corruption or damage to your SFDPSEFEEBUB...
  • Page 142 maintenance & additional information USING YOUR CAMCORDER ABROAD t &BDIDPVOUSZPSSFHJPOIBTJUTPXOFMFDUSJDBMBOEDPMPSTZTUFNT t #FGPSFVTJOHZPVSDBNDPSEFSBCSPBE DIFDLUIFGPMMPXJOHJUFNT Power sources The provided AC adaptor...
  • Page 143: specificationsspecifications HMX-H200BN/HMX-H200SN/HMX-H200LN/HMX-H200RN HMX-H203BN/HMX-H203SN/HMX-H203LN/HMX-H203RN Model name HMX-H204BN/HMX-H204SN/HMX-H204LN/HMX-H204RN HMX-H205BN/HMX-H205SN/HMX-H205LN/HMX-H205RN HMX-H220BN/HMX-H220SN/HMX-H220LN/HMX-H220RN Video signal NTSC Picture compression format H.264 (MPEG-4.AVC) Audio compression format AAC...
  • Page 144warranty SAMSUNG LIMITED WARRANTY SAMSUNG Electronics America Inc. (SEA), warrants that this product is free from defective material and workmanship....
  • Page 145COUNTRY CALL OR VISIT US ONLINE AT WRITE Samsung Electronics America, Inc. 1-800-SAMSUNG IN THE US www.samsung.com 85 Challenger Road...
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