P2 card access LEDs and status of P2 cards

P2 card access LED

P2 card status

Mode check display*

Is illuminated green

Recording possible

Reading/writing are both possible.


Is illuminated orange

Recording target

Reading/writing are both possible. The card is currently the recording target (including loop recording).


Flashing orange

Accessing card

Reading/writing are currently being performed.


Flashing orange rapidly

The card is being recognized.

The P2 card is being recognized.


Flashing green slowly

Card full

There is no free space on the P2 card. Reading only is possible.


Write protect

The write-protect switch on the P2 card is at the Protect position. Reading only is possible.


Unrecordable card

Recording is not possible by the currently set recording format since the SD memory card, etc. is inserted. To record the card, change the recording format or use a P2 card.


Slot that is not recording target

The card has been inserted into a different slot from the slot ([P2] or [microP2]) that was selected in the main menu → [RECORDING SETUP] → [REC MEDIA].



Card not supported

This card cannot be used on the camera. Replace the card.


Illegal format

The P2 card is not properly formatted. Reformat the card.


No card

The P2 card is not inserted. The card is waiting to be recognized.


Unauthenticated card

This microP2 memory card cannot be authenticated. Select the main menu → [CLIP] → [AUTHENTICATE], and enter the password.

For details, refer to “Manual CPS authentication”.


Mode check is displayed on the LCD monitor screen or the viewfinder screen. For details, refer to “Screen status display”.