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Names of Parts


C3Z Non VF PartName Front

Focus Ring

Adjusts focus manually.


Turn on the light when shooting in dark places.

Set the flash as necessary when capturing still images.

Shooting Dial

POWER_BUTTON (Power) Button

ACCESS (Access) Lamp

Lights up/blinks during recording or playback.
Do not remove the battery pack, AC adapter, or SD card.

POWER/CHARGE (Power/Charge) Lamp

Lights up: Power “ON”

Blinks: Charging in progress

Goes out: Charging finished

Time Control Button

Exposure Button

Adjustment Dial

SET Button

Focus Button

Microphone Connector

Connects to the microphone (sold separately).

AV Connector/Headphone Connector

Connects to the AV connector of a TV, etc.

Connects to the headphone (sold separately).

DC Connector

Connects to an AC adapter to charge the battery.


C3Z Non VF PartName Rear

USB Connector

Connects to computer using a USB cable.

HDMI Mini Connector

Connects to a TV using an HDMI mini cable.

Playback/Recording Button

MOVIE / PHOTO (Video/Still Image) Button

LCD Monitor

SNAPSHOT (Still Image Recording) Button

Takes a still image.

Zoom/Volume Lever

During shooting: Adjusts the shooting range.

During playback (index screen): Moves to the next or previous page.

During video playback: Adjusts the volume.

Shoe (for connecting an external microphone which is sold separately)

Stereo Microphone

Do not cover the microphone with your fingers during video recording.

START/STOP (Video Recording) Button

Starts/stops video recording.

Grip Belt

Pass your hand through the grip belt to hold this unit firmly.


C3Z Non VF PartName Bottom

Tripod Mounting Hole


C3Z Non VF PartName Inside

Viewfinder Terminal Cover

Attach a viewfinder (sold separately).

This may not be commercially available in some regions.

SD Card Slot

Insert an optional SD card.

Battery Lock Lever

Battery Insert

Battery Cover