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Languages for dcr-hc30 ?

Hy! I have a big problem with languages for my dv cam. I bought my cam from Japan and it has ONLY japan language. Can somebody help me with instalation for english on my cam, please? Sorry, my english is not so good, but my japan language does not exists :)
Thank you very much!

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  • mir_sua Jun 04, 2008

    Thank you verry much for your answer, but it isn't solve my problem. I searched every "corner" of menu and ...nothing. My lcd is full of signs (japan language). I don't know this signs. The dedicated menu for languages doesn't exist. There is one globe (the earth) only with date and hour, but NO LANGUAGE. I think is a software problem.

    Thank you, anyway!


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I might have a solution...

Switch on the handycam.
In the bottom left corner there will be two rectangles with writing. Click on right one.
There are two arrows on the left side on the screen. Go down to the third menu (3/3) by tapping the bottom arrow two times.
There should be 5 boxes with writing in them. One of them may say Language, click on it. It is the one to 1 right and 1 bottom of the first information box.
Select the box under the first information box. The one you should choose should say ENGLISH on it.
Done! I hope...

Sorry if this does not help.

Posted on May 23, 2008

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