Camera Lens

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[edit] Lens Hood

  • The front of the Camera has a Lens Hood; a black, rectangular piece of plastic that slides into the protector surrounding the Camera Lens.

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  • When the Camera is not in use, the Lens Hood should be in place to protect the Lens.

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[edit] Lens Rings

[edit] Focus Ring

  • The Focus Ring is located directly underneath the camera Microphone.

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  • To switch between AUTO and MANUAL Focus, adjust the lever on the Focus Panel.
[edit] Focus Panel

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  • If the Focus is set to MANUAL, you can adjust the Focal Depth of the Camera by adjusting the Focus Ring.

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  • For particularly difficult subjects, you can use the FOCUS ASSIST button to temporarily zoom even further into the scene in an attempt to focus on a specific detail.

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Once Focus Assist is activated, the zoom will disappear after 10 seconds OR you can press the FOCUS ASSIST Button again to immediately deactivate Focus Assist.
  • The ∞ symbol will automatically set the Lens to MF95, or infinity, before switching back to Manual Focus.

[edit] Zoom Ring

  • The Zoom Ring is located behind the Focus Ring.

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  • Using the Zoom Buttons, the Zoom is adjusted in two ways: Telephoto (T) or Wide (W).

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Telephoto zooms further into the scene and Wide pulls away from the scene.
[edit] Auto VS Manual
  • To switch between AUTO and MANUAL Zoom, adjust the switch located on the front of the Camera, underneath the Lens, labeled ZOOM.

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  • SERVO means that the Zoom Ring can be adjusted using the Zoom Button located in two different places on the Camera

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On the top of the handle.


By the Hand Strap of the Camera.
  • MANU means that you can zoom in and and out by rotating the Zoom Ring.
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