Find the following on the Kodak Zi8 (or your own camera) and figure out how to use them
____ ON button
____ USB connector
____ SD card. Make sure you have one.
____ DC-in Charging Jack
____ External Mic Jack (look for icon on side)
____ Adjust the distance/close up focus on the top of camera
____ Click on Camera button. Make sure it is set to 720/60fps (Best for sports and action)
____Click on Gear icon and find:
-Date and time (useful for finding your files later)
-Brightness (Sun icon)
-External Mic control (Mic icon) Adjust the volume. And test sound you are getting.
-EIS – image stabilization. Make sure it is on.
_____Record/Stop (Red button)
_____Zoom (Up/Down with Red button)
_____Playback (Rectangle with triangle button)