Inspections before shooting
Before shooting, perform the following inspections to ensure that the system operates properly.
Confirm that the assembled modules and the handles are fixed securely.
Insert an expressP2 memory card or P2 memory card into the main slot, and close the slot cover.
Set the <POWER> switch to <ON> and check the following items.
[BACKUP BATT EMPTY] is not displayed on the viewfinder screen.
The remaining battery level is adequate in the status display on the control panel.
The remaining space on the media is adequate in the status display on the control panel.
Press the <REC> button and check the following.
The main slot card access LED flashes in orange.
The <REC> button lights up in red.
No system warning is displayed with the status display on the control panel.
Press the <REC> button again.
Confirm that the main slot card access LED lights up in orange and the <REC> button does not light in red.
Press the <PLAY> button to switch to the PLAY screen, and play back the clip you just recorded.
Confirm that the clip plays back properly on the control panel or viewfinder.