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:
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 [ ].
Select [ ] again to return the camcorder to automatic gain control.
6. Drag your finger along the dial to set the desired maximum gain value.
7. Select [ ].
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.