When recording in dark surroundings, the camcorder will automatically increase the gain to try to get a brighter picture. By setting a maximum gain value, you can limit the amount of noise in the picture and keep a darker look. This function can only be used when the shooting mode is set to P, Tv or Av.
The AGC limit cannot be set in the following cases:
- When the exposure is locked.
- When infrared recording is activated.
Setting the Automatic Gain Control (AGC) Limit
1. Set the mode switch to
2. Set the power switch to CAMERA.
3. Touch [FUNC] on the shooting screen.
4. Select [
AGC Limit ].
5. Select [
- An adjustment dial will appear on the screen.
] again to return the camcorder to automatic gain control.
6. Drag your finger along the dial to set the desired maximum gain value.
- You can select an AGC limit from 0.0 dB to 38.0 dB.
- If [FUNC] -> [Looks] is set to [ Wide DR ], the lowest AGC limit that can be set will be 9.0 dB.
7. Select [
- When an AGC limit is set, and the maximum gain value will appear on the left of the screen.
If you set the CUSTOM dial’s function to [
AGC Limit ], you can turn the AGC limit on/off with the CUSTOM button and adjust the AGC limit using the CUSTOM dial.