Article ID : 00030764 / Last Modified : 05/05/2015

What is the Auto Slow Shutter function?

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This is a function available on select models of digital camcorders that can slow the shutter speed down to 1/30 of a second. When the Auto Slow Shutter function is turned on, it helps in reducing the amount of video noise that is recorded when shooting in dark areas.


  • The default setting for the Auto Slow Shutter function is ON.
  • Not all camcorders have the Auto Slow Shutter function. To see if your camcorder has the Auto Slow Shutter function, check the specifications or supplied operations guide. Manuals are posted on your model support page.