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Custom Operation Functions
With the XH A1S's Custom Functions capability, you can establish the camera settings best suited to your preference. Three custom functions (C.Fn1, C.Fn2 and C.Fn3) are provided. Each custom function allows a total of 21 main items to be selected. All three custom functions can be recorded on a memory card, and may then be downloaded to another camcorder.

Custom Functions Overview Chart
Shockless White Balance/Gain
For smooth change of WB or gain
AE Response
Middle, High and Low Response at time of AE change
High-Speed Zoom
Setting high-speed zoom
Focus-Ring Control
Setting the focus-ring response to normal or slow
Button Operation
Setting the response of buttons to prevent operational error; buttons include: Magnification, WB Set, Exposure Lock, Push AF, AE shift dial, BARS/FADE control, RecReview and End Search
Rings Direction
Setting the operation direction of the zoom ring, focusing ring and iris ring
Dials Direction
Setting the operation direction of the cursor and shutter dials
Focus Priority
ON or OFF; n/a in Full Auto Mode
Still Picture Record
OFF, ON, ON + CP data
Marker Levels
(Marker Brightness)
Setting the brightness of the horizontal/center/grid, aspect and safety zone markers
Focusing Assist B&W
Gearing Mode
Sets the color/B&W (ON) display when the magnified focus or peaking function is used; n/a in Full Auto Mode
Subject Distance Unit
Setting the subject distance to meters or feet
Zoom Indicator
Setting zoom indicator to zoom bar or a numerical value
Color Bars
Setting color bars to TYPE1 (SMPTE) or TYPE2 (ARIB) for NTSC; Type1 (EBU) or Type2 (SMPTE) for PAL
1 kHz Tone
Setting test tone to -12dB, -20dB or OFF
Wireless Remote
Setting remote control cord/code setting
Power Save
Setting automatic power source to turn OFF after 5 minutes
Tally Lamp
Setting lamp to ON and BLINK, or OFF
LED
Setting LED to TYPE1, TYPE2 and OFF
Beep
Setting the volume to LOW, HIGH and OFF
Record (Character, Magnifying)
OFF/ON


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