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Remote control recording

Howling* may occur if you check an image or sound while the wearable camera is connected wirelessly to a smartphone, etc. Lower the volume of the smartphone if this occurs.
* Refers to a phenomenon in which a microphone outputs an abnormal sound when it picks up a sound from a speaker.

Preparation : Connect smartphone to video camera via Wi-Fi.

  1. Start this application and tap at bottom of screen
    The recording screen is displayed.
    • Recording information (setting icons, etc.) is displayed on the screen.
         
       
       * Depends on the device you are using.
  2. Tap *
    Video recording is started. Tap again to stop recording video.
    * Not displayed in still picture recording mode.
    • Tap to record a still picture.
Use the slow zoom function
Applicable Model : HC- WXF1 / WXF1M / VXF1 / VXF11 / VX1 / VX11
WXF995 / WXF995M / VXF995 / VX985 / VX985M / WXF990 / WXF991 / WXF990M

Records video that zooms at a slower speed than normal zoom.

Preparation:

  • Wi-Fi connection
  • Tap to set your smartphone to video recording mode.

Operation

  1. Tap menu
  2. Tap [Record Setup] > [Recording Mode] > [Slow Zoom]
  3. Tap to record a video
  4. Tap or to start slow zoom
    • To stop zooming, tap the button you tapped in Step 4 once again.
    • Tap to change the zoom speed.

Add a marker to interesting scenes while recording
Applicable Model : HC- WXF1 / WXF1M / VXF1 / VXF11 / VX1 / VX11
WXF995 / WXF995M / VXF995 / VX985 / VX985M
WXF990 / WXF991 / WXF990M / VXF990 / VXF999 / VX980 / VX981 / VX989 / VX980M

Tap to add a marker while recording 4K video or 4K PHOTO.
You can check pictures with markers on the camcorder itself.

Switching from video recording mode to still picture recording mode (or vice versa)
Inapplicable model: HX-WA30 / A100

Tap to switch between video recording mode and still picture recording mode.

Using zoom
Inapplicable model: HX-A1M / A1H / A500 / A100
  1. Tap zoom button /
    • Tap it toward T (telephoto) to magnify and toward W (Wide) to widen zoom. Zoom lever an also be used to adjust focus.
    • Magnification is shown on zoom bar at bottom of screen.

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Using the Stop Motion Animation Assist functions
Inapplicable model: HC- X920 / X929 / X920M / V520 / V520M
V720 / V727 / V720M / V727M
                             HX- A1M / A1H / A500 / WA30 / A100

By slightly moving the subject between shots, you can create stop-motion slideshows.

Preparation:

Operation:

  1. Tap menu
  2. Tap [Record Setup] > [Recording Mode] > [Stop Motion]
  3. Tap to record a still picture
        When saving, please tap [Save].
        Tap [Cancel] when you want to retake the photograph.
    • A still picture will be saved, and the captured still picture will be shown as a semi- transparent copy on the recording screen. Use this as a guide for how much to move it. When still pictures are saved in a photograph group, the last picture will be displayed as a semi-transparent copy on the recording screen.
  4. Move the subject and taking the next composition
        Repeat steps 3 and 4 to take pictures.
    • Until executing the [Create Stop Motion], you can record still pictures in the same photograph group.
        One photograph group can have a maximum of 999 still pictures recorded.
Creating a new recording group

To capture a new Stop Motion group, please tap Menu , then tap [Record Setup] > [Create Stop Motion].

    Note:

  • [Picture size] is set to (1920×1080).
  • If you want to make more than one stop motion animation at a time, insert a different SD card before recording still pictures of a different stop motion animation to record them in a separate recording group.

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Twin Camera
Applicable Model : HC- WXF1 / WXF1M
WXF995 / WXF995M / W585 / W585M
WXF990 / WXF991 / WXF990M / W580 / W580M
WX970 / WX979 / WX970M / W570 / W570M
W850 / W858 / W850M

Using the Sub Camera and the Main Camera, you can record two images simultaneously. (Sub Window) Use the Sub Camera to enjoy recording yourself, a family member next to you or scenery different from that seen from the Main Camera.

  1. Rotate the Sub Camera
        If you tap and , the subjects within the lenses of the Main Camera and the Sub Camera can be recorded at the same time.
    • From the menu , you can change the recording settings for the Sub Camera.
[Sub Window]
Sets Twin Camera to ON/OFF.
[Sub Window Position]
Changes Sub Window position while recording.
[Sub Window WB]
Sets Sub Window white balance.
[Sub Window Brightness]
Sets Sub Window brightness.
[Sub window frame]*1
Changes the color of the sub window frame.
[Sub window zoom]*1 *2
Changes the zoom magnification of the sub window.
[Narration Mode]*1
Set for clear recording of the photographer's voice.
*1 Inapplicable Model: HC- W850 / W858 / W850M
*2 Inapplicable Model: HC- W585 / W585M / W580 / W580M / W570 / W570M
End Sub Window

Menu   >  Tap [Sub Window], and choose [Off] to close.

    Note:

  • Recording only with the Sub Camera is not possible.
  • Images recorded with the Main Camera and the Sub Camera will be recorded as a single scene or still picture.
    When you play them back, you cannot delete just the image recorded with the Sub Camera or hide it.
  • The minimum focus distance of the Sub Camera is approximately 30 cm.
  • If this application is launched and set to recording mode with the Sub Camera's lens rotated, it will automatically be set to Sub Window mode.
  • Depending on the recording conditions, the color balance and brightness of the images from the Main Camera and the Sub Camera may vary.

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Wireless Twin Camera
Applicable Model : HC- WXF1 / WXF1M / VXF1 / VXF11 / VX1 / VX11 / V800 / V808
WXF995 / WXF995M / VXF995 / VX985 / VX985M / W585 / W585M / V785 / V385
WXF990 / WXF991 / WXF990M / VXF990 / VXF999 / VX980 / VX981 / VX989 / VX980M / W580 / W580M
WX970 / WX979 / WX970M / VX870 / VX878 / VX870M / V770 / V777 / V770M / W570 / W570M

Set to use a smartphone camera as a Wireless Sub Camera, and record both main camera and Wireless Sub Camera images to the video camera simultaneously.

  • Preparation :
    1. Press video camera Wi-Fi Button
    2. Touch  ( *4 if using multiple smartphones as wireless sub cameras) >  on the video camera's LCD
  1. Recording a video *1
    The actions below can be carried out while using this function. (Icons will display when screen is tapped.)
Switch camera *2
White Balance *3
Exposure *3
Zoom *3

*1 When using a Wireless Sub Camera, you cannot record images using this application.
    Please start/pause recording using the video camera itself.

*2 Compatible device: Devices with rear/front cameras

*3 Android devices (May not be usable depending on the device.)

*4 Inapplicable model: HC-WX970 / WX979 / WX970M / VX870 / VX878 / VX870M / V770 / V777 / V770M / W570 / W570M / V270

    Note:

  • The images recorded with the main camera and the Wireless Sub Camera will be recorded as a single scene/still picture. During playback, it is not possible to delete or hide only images taken with the Wireless Sub Camera.

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Switch the angle of view [Standard] / [Wide]
Applicable Model : HX- A1H / A1M / A100 / A500

Tap the following icon to switch the angle of view.

     : [Standard] (This is the normal screen.)

     : [Wide] (This broadens the range of subjects displayed on the screen.)

  • When the angle of view mode is set to [Wide], [Level Shot] and [Image stabilization] will be turned off.
Levels the images shot while recording
Applicable Model : HX- A500

You can verify the settings of the level shot function when you tap the following icon.

     : [Level Shot Function]
                You can modify the leveling adjustment from the menu

Record a slow-motion video
Applicable Model : HX- A1H / A1M / A100 / A500

It is possible to record a slow-motion video by setting a higher frame rate.
Change to video recording mode on the remote operation screen in advance.

  1. Tap , then [Record Setup]  > [Recording Mode]  > [Slow Motion] to configure the frame rate
  2. Tap at the bottom of the screen to display the recording screen
  3. Tap
     
    Video recording is started. Tap again to stop recording video.
    • You can't look at the preview while recording. Image / Sound will not be output. (HX-A100 Only)
    • Sound will not be recorded.
    • [Color Night Rec], [Level Shot], [Image stabilization] and angle of view mode cannot be changed.
Take still pictures at set intervals
Applicable Model : HX- A1H / A1M / A100 / A500
  1. Tap , then [Record Setup]  > [Recording Mode]  > [Interval rec mode] to configure the interval
    Change to still picture recording mode on the remote operation screen in advance.
  2. Tap at the bottom of the screen to display the recording screen
  3. Tap
    Start taking still pictures. Tap again to stop taking still pictures.
    • You can't take normal still pictures / videos while using this mode.
    • While recording still pictures, the update of Live view image may stop.
    • Disable self-timer (HX-A100 Only).