To obtain the best performance and ensure years
of trouble-free use, please read this instruction
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Identifications of caution marks
This symbol warns the user that
uninsulated voltage within the unit
may have sufficient magnitude to cause
electric shock. Therefore, it is danger-
ous to make any kind of contact with
any inside part of this unit.
This symbol alerts the user that impor-
tant literature concerning the operation
and maintenance of this unit has been
included. Therefore, it should be read
carefully to avoid any problems.
WARNING: To prevent risk of injury or
damage to your camera/recorder and
the AC adaptor, use only the specified
batteries and AC adaptor.
Batteries; DZ-BP14(R), DZ-BP16 and DZ-
BP28. (The DZ-BP14(R) is
supplied with this camera/
AC adapter; DZ-ACE1
For Your Safety
The power switch turns the DVD video camera/recorder on and off, leaving the date/time feature
unaffected. If the camera/recorder is to be left unattended for a long period of time, turn it off .
WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, DO NOT
EXPOSE THIS UNIT TO RAIN OR MOISTURE.
WARNING : TO PREVENT FIRE OR SHOCK HAZARD, USE THE
RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES ONLY.
The DVD video camera/recorder and AC adapter
have the following caution marks.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK
DO NOT OPEN
This product contains a laser diode of
higher class than 1. To ensure continued
safety, do not remove any covers or at-
tempt to gain access to the inside of the
product. Refer all servicing to qualified per-
CAUTION: TO REDUCE THE RISK OF
ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT OPEN.
NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE.
REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE
Many television programmes and
films are copyrighted. In certain circumstances,
copy-right law may apply to private in-home
videotaping of copyrighted materials.
This Class B digital apparatus complies with
The liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is
made by highly precise technology. More
than 99.99% of its picture elements (pixels)
are effective, but some (less than 0.01%) may
appear as coloured bright dots. This does not
indicate a fault as the LCD panel stretches
the limits of current technology.
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In addition to the careful attention devoted to quality standards in the manufacture of your video product, safety is a major factor in the
design of every instrument. But, safety is your responsibility too.
This page lists important information that will help to assure your enjoyment and proper use of DVD video camera/recorder and accessory
equipment. Please read it carefully before operating your video product and keep it in a handy place for future reference.
Read and Follow Instructions -- All the safety and op-
erating instructions should be read before the video product is
operated. Follow all operating and use instructions.
Retain Instructions -- The safety and operating instruc-
tions should be retained for future reference.
Heed Warnings -- Comply with all warnings on the video
product and in the operating instructions.
Polarized Plug -- This video product is equipped with a
polarized alternating-current line plug (a plug having one blade
wider than the other). This plug will fit into the mains outlet
only one way. This is safety feature. If you are unable to insert
the plug fully into the outlet, try reversing the plug. If the plug
should still fail to fit, contact your electrician to replace your
obsolete outlet. To prevent electric shock do not use this po-
larized plug with an extension cord, receptacle or other outlet
unless the blades can be fully inserted without blade exposure.
If you need an extension, use a polarized cord.
Power Sources -- This video product should be operated
only from the type of power source indicated on the marking
label. If you are not sure of the type of mains supply to your
home, consult your video dealer or local power company. For
video products intended to operate from battery power, or other
sources, refer to the operating instructions.
Overloading -- Do not overload wall outlets and extension
cords as this can result in a risk of fire or electric shock. Over-
loaded AC outlets and extension cords are dangerous, and so
are frayed mains cables, damaged or cracked wire insulation
and broken plugs. They may result in a shock or fire hazard.
Periodically examine the cord and have it replaced by your
service technician if appearance indicates damage or deterio-
Mains-Lead Protection -- Mains leads should be routed
so that they are not likely to be walked on or pinched by items
placed upon or against them, paying particular attention to cords
at plugs, convenience receptacles, and the point where they
exit from the appliance.
Ventilation -- Slots and openings in the cabinet are pro-
vided for ventilation to ensure reliable operation of the video
product and to protect it from overheating. These openings
must not be blocked or covered. The openings should never
be blocked by placing the video product on a bed, sofa, rug, or
other similar surface. This video product should never be placed
near or over a radiator or heat register. This video product
should not be placed in a built-in installation such as a book-
case or rack unless proper ventilation is provided or the video
product manufacturer's instructions have been followed.
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13 Power Lines -- An outside antenna system should not be
located in the vicinity of overhead power lines or other electric
light or power circuits, or where it can fall into such power
lines or circuits. When installing an outside antenna system,
extreme care should be taken to keep from touching or ap-
proaching such power lines or circuits as contact with them
might be fatal. Installing an outdoor aerial can be hazardous
and should be left to a professional aerial installer.
14 Cleaning -- Unplug this video product from the wall outlet
before cleaning. Do not use liquid cleaners or aerosol clean-
ers. Use a damp cloth for cleaning.
15 Object and Liquid Entry -- Never push objects of any
kind into this video product through openings as they may
touch dangerous voltage points or short-out parts that could
result in a fire or electric shock. Never spill liquid of any kind
on the video product.
16 Lightning -- For added protection for this video product
during a lightning storm, or when it is left unattended and un-
used for long periods of time, unplug it from the wall outlet
and disconnect the aerial or cable-system. This will prevent
damage to the video product due to lightning and power-line
Attachments -- Do not use attachments unless recom-
mended by the video product manufacturer as they may cause
Caution: Maintain electrical safety. Mains operated equipment or
accessories connected to this unit should bear the UL listing mark
or CSA certification mark on the accessory itself and should not
have been modified so as to defeat the safety features. This will
help avoid any potential hazard from electric shock or fire. If in
doubt, contact qualified service personnel.
10 Water and Moisture -- Do not use this video product near
water -- for example, near a bath, wash bowl, kitchen basin,
or laundry tub, in a wet basement, or near a swimming pool,
and the like.
11 Accessories -- Do not place this video product on an unsta-
ble cart, stand, tripod, bracket, or table. The video product
may fall, causing serious injury to a child or adult, and serious
damage to the appliance. Use only with a cart, stand, tripod,
bracket, or table recommended by the manufacturer, or sold
with the video product. Any mounting of the product should
follow the manufacturer's instructions, and should use a mount-
ing accessory recommended by the manufacturer.
12 An appliance and cart combination
should be moved with care. Quick stops,
excessive force, and uneven surfaces
may cause the appliance and cart com-
bination to overturn.
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17 Servicing -- Do not attempt to service this video product
yourself as opening or removing covers may expose you to
dangerous voltage or other hazards. Refer all servicing to quali-
fied service personnel.
18 Conditions Requiring Service -- Unplug this video prod-
uct from the wall outlet and refer servicing to qualified service
personnel under the following conditions.
When the mains lead or plug is damaged.
If liquid has been spilled, or objects have fallen into the
If the video product has been exposed to rain or water.
If the video product does not operate normally by follow-
ing the operating instructions. Adjust only those controls
that are covered by the operating instructions. Improper
adjustment of other controls may result in damage and
will often require extensive work by a qualified technician
to restore the video product to its normal operation.
If the video product has been dropped or the cabinet has
When the video product exhibits a distinct change in per-
formance -- this indicates a need for service.
19 Replacement Parts -- When replacement parts are re-
quired, have the service technician verify that the replacements
he uses have the same safety characteristics as the original
parts. Use of replacements specified by the video product
manufacturer can prevent fire, electric shock or other hazards.
20 Safety Check -- Upon completion of any service or repairs
to this video product, ask the service technician to perform
safety checks recommended by the manufacturer to determine
that the video product is in safe operating condition.
21 Heat -- The product should be situated away from heat
sources such as radiators, heat registers, stoves, or other prod-
ucts (including amplifiers) that produce heat.
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