Turn the Main Power Switch to the CAMERA position. It’s a good idea to slide the LOCK safety switch in the direction of the arrow to prevent taking stills when you really wanted to record motion.
1. When you first power up the camcorder, a “welcome” screen is displayed against a black viewfinder background (blue background if you are looking at the LCD viewing panel. InfoLITHIUM is the rechargeable lithium ion battery designed for the DSR-PD100A and DSR-PD150.