Video Camera Recorder h
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for future reference.
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product.
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Welcome to video h
Congratulations on your purchase of this Sony Handycam® camcorder. With your Handycam, you can capture life’s precious moments with superior picture and sound quality. Your Handycam is loaded withadvanced features, but at the same time it is very easy to use. You will soon be producing home video that you can enjoy for years to come.
To prevent fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture.
RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK DO NOT OPEN
For the Sony Service Center nearest you call 1-800-222-SONY (United States only). For the Factory Service Center nearest youcall 416-499-SONY (Canada only). Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking nickelcadmium batteries.
For the Customers in the U.S.A.
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation.This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined byturning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: — Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. — Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. — Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. — Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TVtechnician for help. You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment.
CAUTION : TO REDUCE THE RISK OF ELECTRIC SHOCK, DO NOT REMOVE COVER (OR BACK). NO USER-SERVICEABLE PARTS INSIDE. REFER SERVICING TO QUALIFIED SERVICE PERSONNEL.
This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of uninsulated“dangerous voltage” within the product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient magnitude to constitute a risk of electric shock to persons. This symbol is intended to alert the user to the presence of important operating and maintenance (servicing) instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.
RECYCLING NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERIES
NICKEL-CADMIUM BATTERY. MUST BE DISPOSED OF PROPERLY.Nickel-Cadmium batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by returning your unwanted batteries to your nearest Sony Service Center or Factory Service Center for collection, recycling or proper disposal. Note: In some areas the disposal of nickel-cadmium batteries in household or business trash may be prohibited.
For the Customers in CANADA CAUTION
TO PREVENT ELECTRICSHOCK, DO NOT USE THIS POLARIZED AC PLUG WITH AN EXTENSION CORD, RECEPTACLE OR OTHER OUTLET UNLESS THE BLADES CAN BE FULLY INSERTED TO PREVENT BLADE EXPOSURE.
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