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Old July 24th, 2008, 03:10 PM   #1
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AGC and low setting to -3 ? how ?

I have read about turning off the agc which I have done but how do I set the low setting to minus 3 ?
Is this the correct thing to do on this camcorder ?
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Old July 24th, 2008, 03:42 PM   #2
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Press the menu button, scroll down to camera setup, scroll to gain setting, then you can assign gain settings for your L/M/H switch.

Good luck. -3 dB really cleaned up my images.
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Old July 24th, 2008, 03:49 PM   #3
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is this for filming or just taking images ?
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Old July 24th, 2008, 04:45 PM   #4
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Gain settings work in both video and still image recording modes.
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Old July 25th, 2008, 01:14 AM   #5
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Hi
See the effect of -3dB Gain settings at night in the sample clip section (Leopard at night).
That's the reason of reset to -3dB.

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Old July 25th, 2008, 04:45 AM   #6
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ive seen this video, totally stunning !
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