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Remote Pan Tilt Cradle remote operating

Inapplicable model: HC- X920 / X929 / X920M / V520 / V520M / V720 / V727 / V720M / V727M
                             HX- A1M / A1H / A500 / WA30 / A100

By connecting the video camera to the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle VW-CTR1 via a USB cable, you can automatically track the subject’s movements horizontally and vertically during recording, and zoom when necessary.

Preparation:

  1. Attach the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to the video camera
  2. Connect the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to the video camera using the USB cable (supplied with the video)
  3. Press the power button for the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to turn it on
  4. Turn on the video camera's power and touch [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle] on the video camera's LCD monitor
  5. Connect smartphone to video camera via Wi-Fi
       The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle is compatible with camera functions for Remote control recording, Home Monitor, and Baby Monitor.
       Refer to the video camera user's manual for the connection method for each of the camera functions.
Note:
  • This function is not designed for anti-theft.
Operate manually
  1. Tap the menu and tap [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Settings] >  [Mode]  >  [Manual]
     
    A
    Adjust [Panning Angle] and [Tilt Angle]
    B
    Zoom
    C
    (A) and (B) display ON/OFF
    D
    Recording a video
    E
    Taking a still picture
  2. Tap to record video.
    • Tap again to stop recording video.
  3. Tap on the upper right of the control button screen to display control buttons
    • Tapping will hide the control buttons.
  4. Tap and hold the operate button to operate the panning angle and tilt angle
    • You can perform zoom functions with the following slide bar.
       
Preset Positions
Inapplicable model: HC- W850 / W858 / W850M / V750 / V757 / V750M
V550 / V550M / V250
X920 / X929 / X920M / V520 / V520M / V720 / V727 / V720M / V727M
                             HX- A1M / A1H / A500 / WA30 / A100

Register a recording operation and begin recording automatically.

  1. Tap the menu and tap [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Settings]  >  [Mode]  >  [Manual]
     
    F
    Select position/Cycling order, start operations, etc.
    G
    Set (F), reset, operation selection, etc.
  2. Registering positions

    Tap and select the position you wish to register for (F).

    Once you have adjusted the (A) or (A) and (B) positions, tap .

  3. Moving the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle to a registered position

    Tap the position registered in (G) above and movement will begin.

    Tap during movement to pause the operation.

  4. Using Cycle Mode

    After , tap in to access the screen for registering a cycling order. Please register a cycling order.

    Tap and cycling will begin.

    If you tap , registration will not be carried out. Moves to the next position when cycling

Control in auto mode (Party Scene / Moving Object)
  1. Select either [Party Scene] or [Moving Object]
  2. Tap the menu , tap [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle Settings]  >  [Mode], and tap the desired mode.

    [Party Scene]* Records with priority given to portraits in party and similar scenes.
    • Each time someone is confirmed by the camera, the last person to be confirmed will be prioritized when recording.

    [Moving Object] When a moving subject within the shooting range is confirmed, they will automatically be followed and Recorded.

       
     
     
     
     
     
    H
    Start/Pause operation
  3. Change movement settings during auto mode

    During auto mode, the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle moves at the angle and speed configured in the settings.

    Tap the menu and then [Remote Pan Tilt Cradle settings]  >  [Mode]  >  [Setup] to set your preferred [Panning Angle] / [Tilt Angle] / [Tilt Speed].

  4. Start /pause operation of the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle

    Tap / when you begin to operate the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle.

    Tap / when you want to pause the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle.

  5. You can tap to record video*

    Tap again to stop recording video.

    *Before recording begins, it may take a moment for the Remote Pan Tilt cradle to return to its starting position.

    • If you start recording while the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle is paused, it will resume movement.
Note:
  • Still pictures cannot be taken.
  • The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle cannot zoom while moving.
  • You cannot pause the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle while it is recording.
      When you wish to pause the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle, first stop recording.
  • Auto mode can not be set for Baby Monitor use.
End Remote Pan Tilt Cradle operation

Please tap the Return button on the device in use.

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Remote Pan Tilt Cradle settings

Tapping when using a Remote Pan Tilt Cradle will display the device's Remote Pan Tilt Cradle settings in the menu and the following can be adjusted.

[Mode]

[Party Scene]
 
Records with priority given to portraits in party and similar scenes.
 

[Moving Object]
 
Tracks and records a moving subject.
 

[Manual]
 
Manually operates the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle.
 

[Preset Positions]
 
Register a recording operation and begin recording automatically.
 

[Panning Angle]*1

[± 180°]
 
Pans to the left/right up to about 180°.
 

[± 90°]
 
Pans to the left/right up to about 90°.
 

[± 45°]
 
Pans to the left/right up to about 45°.
 

[Stationary]
 
Panning to the left/right is off.
 

[Tilt Angle]*1

[± 15°]
 
Tilts up/down up to about 15 °.
 

[Stationary]
 
Tilting up/down is off.
 

[Tilt Speed]

[High]
[Normal]
 
Adjusts the up and down speed of the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle.
 

[Pan / Tilt Check]*2

You can confirm the operating range of the Remote Pan Tilt Cradle.
  • The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle moves in the ranges set at [Panning Angle] and [Tilt Angle].
  • The Remote Pan Tilt Cradle returns to its original position when confirmation operation ends.

*1 This can only be selected while recording in [Party Scene], [Moving Object] or [Preset Positions].

*2 This can only be selected while recording in [Party Scene] or [Moving Object].

Note:
  • When a Remote Pan Tilt Cradle is used, the sounds of it moving will also be recorded.
  • In [Party Scene] and [Moving Object], the subject may not be recorded automatically depending on its size, speed, and the brightness of its surroundings.
    We recommend you test film briefly beforehand to confirm video and audio are recording properly.