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DSC-L1 SERVICE MANUAL LEVEL 1 US Model Ver 1.0 2004.09 Canadian Model Revision History AEP Model UK Model E Model Hong Kong Model Australian Model Chinese Model Korea Model Brazilian Model Tourist Model Photo: Silver Japanese Model Link SPECIFICATIONS SELF DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION ORNAMENTAL PARTS • INSTRUCTION MANUAL is shown at the end of this document. DIGITAL STILL CAMERA DSC-L1 2004I0500-1 ©2004.9 9-876-760-41 Sony EMCS Co. Published by DI Technical Support Section SPECIFICATIONS See page 6. DSC-L1 — 2 — SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING!! ATTENTION AU COMPOSANT AYANT RAPPORT À LA SÉCURITÉ! COMP...
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DSC-L1 SERVICE MANUAL LEVEL 1 US Model

Ver 1.0 2004.09 Canadian Model Revision History AEP Model

UK Model E Model Hong Kong Model Australian Model Chinese Model Korea Model Brazilian Model Tourist Model

Photo: Silver Japanese Model Link SPECIFICATIONS SELF DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION ORNAMENTAL PARTS • INSTRUCTION MANUAL is shown at the end of this document.

DIGITAL STILL CAMERA

DSC-L1 2004I0500-1 ©2004.9 9-876-760-41 Sony EMCS Co. Published by DI Technical Support Section,

SPECIFICATIONS

See page 6. DSC-L1 — 2 —, SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING!! ATTENTION AU COMPOSANT AYANT RAPPORT À LA SÉCURITÉ! COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY MARK 0 OR DOTTED LINE WITH LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFÉS PAR UNE MARQUE 0 SUR LES MARK 0 ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS AND IN THE PARTS DIAGRAMMES SCHÉMATIQUES ET LA LISTE DES PIÈCES SONT LIST ARE CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION. REPLACE THESE CRITIQUES POUR LA SÉCURITÉ DE FONCTIONNEMENT. NE COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS REMPLACER CES COMPOSANTS QUE PAR DES PIÈSES SONY APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS DONT LES NUMÉROS SONT DONNÉS DANS CE MANUEL OU PUBLISHED BY SONY. DANS LES SUPPÉMENTS PUBLIÉS PAR SONY.

SAFETY CHECK-OUT

After correcting the original service problem, perform the following safety checks before releasing the set to the customer. 1. Check the area of your repair for unsoldered or poorly-soldered 5. Check the B+ voltage to see it is at the values specified. connections. Check the entire board surface for solder splashes 6. Flexible Circuit Board Repairing and bridges. • Keep the temperature of the soldering iron around 270˚C 2. Check the interboard wiring to ensure that no wires are during repairing. "pinched" or contact high-wattage resistors. • Do not touch the soldering iron on the same conductor of the 3. Look for unauthorized replacement parts, particularly circuit board (within 3 times). transistors, that were installed during a previous repair. Point • Be careful not to apply force on the conductor when soldering them out to the customer and recommend their replacement. or unsoldering. 4. Look for parts which, through functioning, show obvious signs of deterioration. Point them out to the customer and recommend their replacement.

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SELF-DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION

[Description on Self-diagnosis Display] Self-diagnosis display • C: ss: ss You can reverse the camera malfunction yourself. (However, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility when you cannot recover from the camera malfunction.) • E: ss: ss Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Display Code Countermeasure Cause Caution Display During Error C:32:ss Turn the power off and on again. Trouble with hardware. SYSTEM ERROR Unformatted “Memory Stick Duo” is Format the “Memory Stick Duo”. FORMAT ERROR C:13:ss inserted. Insert a new “Memory Stick Duo”. “Memory Stick Duo” is broken. MEMORY STICK ERROR When failed in the focus and zoom E:61:ss Checking of lens drive circuit. initialization. — Checking of flash unit or replacement Abnormality when flash is being E:91:ss of flash unit. charged. DSC-L1 — 4 —, 1. MAIN PARTS Note: • Items marked “*” are not stocked since they are seldom required for routine service. The components identified by Some delay should be anticipated when ordering these items. mark 0 or dotted line with mark • The parts numbers of such as a cabinet are also appeared in this section. 0 are critical for safety. Replace only with part number Refer to the parts number mentioned below the name of parts to order. specified. • Abbreviation Les composants identifiés par une AUS: Australian model HK : Hong Kong model KR : Korean model marque 0 sont critiquens pour la CH : Chinese model J : Japanese model sécurité. CND: Canadian model JE : Tourist model Ne les remplacer que par une pièceportant le numéro spécifié. 1. ORNAMENTAL PARTS Jack cover 2-179-381-01 (When change it, need dismantle the set.)

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Checking supplied accessories.

Power cord (1) AC-LS5/LS5B AC adaptor (1) NP-FT1 battery pack (1) Neck strap (1) 0 1-769-608-11 (AEP, E) 0 1-477-730-52 (not supplied) 2-179-269-01 0 1-782-476-13 (CH) 0 1-783-374-11 (UK, HK) 0 1-790-107-22 (US, CND) 0 1-790-732-12 (JE, J) 0 1-823-947-11 (KR) 0 1-827-945-11 (AUS)

Other accessories

2-186-445-01 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (for BASIC) (JAPANESE) (J) 2-186-445-11 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (ENGLISH) (US, CND, AEP, UK, E, AUS, CH, HK, JE) 2-186-445-21 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (FRENCH, ITALIAN) (CND, AEP) “Memory Stick Duo” Memory Stick Duo adaptor (1) 2-186-445-31 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (SPANISH, PORTUGUESE) (16MB) (1) (not supplied) (not supplied) (AEP, E, JE) 2-186-445-41 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (GERMAN, DUTCH) (AEP) 2-186-445-51 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (TRADITIONAL CHINESE, SIMPLIFIED CHINESE) (E, HK, CH, JE) 2-186-445-61 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (RUSSIAN, SWEDISH) (AEP) CD-ROM 2-186-445-71 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (ARABIC, PERSIAN) (E) (USB driver: SPVD-012) (1) 2-186-445-81 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (KOREAN) (KR, JE) USB cable (1) 2-187-477-01 (US, J) 2-186-445-91 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (POLISH, CZECH) (AEP) 1-827-038-11 2-187-478-01 (EXCEPT US, J) 2-186-446-11 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (HUNGARIAN, SLOVAK) (AEP) 2-186-447-01 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (for APPLICATION) (JAPANESE) (J) Conversion adaptor (1) Conversion adaptor (1) 0 1-569-008-12 (E) 0 1-569-007-11 (E, JE) Battery case (1) TAD-LA tripod adaptor (1) (not supplied) X-2023-339-1 The components identified by Les composants identifiés par une mark 0 or dotted line with marque 0 sont critiques pour la mark 0 are critical for safety. sécurité. Replace only with part num- Ne les remplacer que par une pièce ber specified. portant le numéro spécifié.

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— 6 —, 2-186-445-11 (1) Getting started _ Shooting still images _

Digital Still Camera Viewing still images _

Deleting still images _

Operating Instructions

Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain it for Before advanced operations _ future reference.

Owner’s Record Advanced still image shooting _

The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you Advanced still image viewing _ call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DSC-L1 Still image printing _ Serial No. _ Enjoying movies _ Enjoying images on your computer _ Troubleshooting _ Additional information _ Index _

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© 2004 Sony Corporation DSC-L1 2-186-445-11(1) [OpenType FONT],

WARNING If you have any questions about this product, you CAUTION

may call: You are cautioned that any changes or To prevent fire or shock hazard, Sony Customer Information Services Center modifications not expressly approved in this do not expose the unit to rain or 1-800-222-SONY (7669) manual could void your authority to operate this moisture. The number below is for the FCC related matters equipment. only.

For the Customers in the U.S.A. Regulatory Information Note:

This equipment has been tested and found to

Declaration of Conformity comply with the limits for a Class B digital

device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Trade Name: SONY These limits are designed to provide reasonable Model No.: DSC-L1 protection against harmful interference in a Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. residential installation. This equipment generates, Address: 16450 W. Bernardo Dr, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy San Diego, CA 92127 and, if not installed and used in accordance with U.S.A. the instructions, may cause harmful interference Telephone No.: 858-942-2230 to radio communications. However, there is no This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC guarantee that interference will not occur in a Rules. Operation is subject to the following particular installation. If this equipment does two conditions: (1) This device may not cause cause harmful interference to radio or television This symbol is intended to harmful interference, and (2) this device must reception, which can be determined by turning alert the user to the presence accept any interference received, including the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged of uninsulated “dangerous interference that may cause undesired to try to correct the interference by one or more voltage” within the product’s operation. of the following measures: enclosure that may be of — Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. sufficient magnitude to — Increase the separation between the constitute a risk of electric equipment and receiver. shock to persons. — Connect the equipment into an outlet on This symbol is intended to a circuit different from that to which the alert the user to the presence receiver is connected. of important operating and — Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/ maintenance (servicing) TV technician for help. instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance. The supplied interface cable must be used with the equipment in order to comply with the limits for a digital device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules.,

For the Customers in the U.S.A. Attention for the Customers in “Memory Stick”

and Canada Europe

RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION This product has been tested and found BATTERIES compliant with the limits sets out in the EMC

Directive for using connection cables shorter Lithium-Ion batteries are than 3 meters (9.8 feet). recyclable. You can help preserve our For the Customers in the U.S.A. and environment by returning your Attention Canada used rechargeable batteries to the The electromagnetic field at the specific THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART collection and recycling location frequencies may influence the picture and sound 15 OF THE FCC RULES. OPERATION IS nearest you. of this camera. SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TWO For more information regarding recycling of CONDITIONS: rechargeable batteries, call toll free Notice (1) THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE 1-800-822-8837, or visit If static electricity or electromagnetism causes HARMFUL INTERFERENCE, AND http://www.rbrc.org/ data transfer to discontinue midway (fail), restart (2) THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT the application or disconnect and connect the ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking USB cable again. INCLUDING INTERFERENCE THAT MAY Lithium-Ion batteries. CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION. THIS CLASS B DIGITAL APPARATUS

For the customers in the United COMPLIES WITH CANADIAN ICES-003. Kingdom Notice

A moulded plug complying with BS 1363 is Certain countries and regions may regulate fitted to this equipment for your safety and disposal of the battery used to power this convenience. product. Please consult with your local authority. Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be replaced, a fuse of the same rating as the supplied one and approved by ASTA or BSI to BS 1362, (i.e., marked with or mark) must be used. If the plug supplied with this equipment has a detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse cover after you change the fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony service station.,

Read this first

Trial recording Do not shake or strike the camera Lens cover Before you record one-time events, you may In addition to malfunctions and inability to The lens cover of this camera opens and closes want to make a trial recording to make sure that record images, this may render the “Memory automatically when the camera is turned on and the camera is working correctly. Stick Duo” unusable or image data breakdown, off. Be careful not to pinch your finger when the damage or loss may occur. lens cover opens and closes. Also, do not attempt No compensation for contents of to forcibly open the lens cover, as this may cause the recording LCD screen, LCD finder (only malfunction. Contents of the recording cannot be compensated models with an LCD finder) and lens for if recording or playback is not possible due • The LCD screen and the LCD finder are Clean the flash surface before use to a malfunction of your camera or recording manufactured using extremely high-precision The heat of flash emission may cause dirt on the media, etc. technology so over 99.99% of the pixels are flash surface to become discolored or to stick to operational for effective use. However, there the flash surface, resulting in insufficient light Back up recommendation may be some tiny black points and/or bright emission. points (white, red, blue or green in color) that To avoid the potential risk of data loss, always constantly appear on the LCD screen and the copy (back up) data to a disk. Do not get the camera wet LCD finder. These points are normal in the When taking pictures outdoors in the rain or manufacturing process and do not affect the Notes on image data compatibility under similar conditions, be careful not to get recording in any way. the camera wet. Water entering the inside of • This camera conforms with the Design rule • Be careful when placing the camera near the camera may cause malfunctions which in for Camera File system universal standard a window or outdoors. Exposing the LCD some cases may not be repairable. If moisture established by the JEITA (Japan Electronics screen, the finder or the lens to direct sunlight condensation occurs, see page 116 and follow and Information Technology Industries for long periods may cause malfunctions. the instructions on how to remove it before using Association). • Do not press the LCD screen hardly. The the camera. • Playback of images recorded with your camera screen may be uneven and that may cause a on other equipment and playback of images malfunction. recorded or edited with other equipment on • Images may be trailed on the LCD screen in a Do not expose the camera to sand your camera are not guaranteed. cold location. This is not a malfunction. or dust Using the camera in sandy or dusty locations Precaution on copyright The power zoom lens may cause malfunction. Television programs, films, video tapes, This camera is equipped with a power zoom lens. and other materials may be copyrighted. Be careful not to bump the lens, and be careful Unauthorized recording of such materials may be not to apply force to it. contrary to the provision of the copyright laws., Do not aim the camera at the sun or other bright light This may cause irrecoverable damage to your eyes. Or it may cause the malfunction of your camera. Notes on the camera locations Do not use the camera near a location that generates strong radio waves or emits radiation, or a location with a strong magnetic field. The camera may not be able to record or play back properly. Carl Zeiss lens This camera is equipped with a Carl Zeiss lens which is capable of reproducing sharp images with excellent contrast. The lens for this camera has been produced under a quality assurance system certified by Carl Zeiss in accordance with the quality standards of Carl Zeiss in Germany. The pictures used in this manual The photographs used as examples of pictures in this manual are reproduced images, and are not actual images shot using this camera.,

Before using your camera

“Memory Stick” compatible When using a “Memory Stick Duo” On “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack with this camera with “Memory Stick” compatible When using the battery pack for the equipment The IC recording medium used with this first time camera is the “Memory Stick Duo”. Be sure to insert the “Memory Stick Duo” Be sure to charge the supplied NP-FT1 There are two sizes of “Memory Stick”. into the supplied Memory Stick Duo battery pack (page 13). Choose the “Memory Stick” size that Adaptor. matches your camera. Memory Stick Duo Adaptor Recharging The battery pack can be charged “Memory Stick Duo” (Size used with this camera) even when it has not been completely discharged. In addition, the battery pack can be used even if it has only been charged partway. “Memory Stick” Extending the battery pack life When not using the camera for a long time, turn off the camera, remove the battery pack and store it in a dry, cool place to maintain the battery pack functions (page • For details on the “Memory Stick Duo”, see page 116. 118). • “Memory Stick PRO” and “Memory Stick • For details on “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack, PRO Duo” can be used only with “Memory see page 118. Stick PRO” compatible equipment. • For the number of images that can be saved using this camera, see page 25 or 108., Trademarks • Macintosh, Mac OS, QuickTime, iMac, • is a trademark of Sony iBook, PowerBook, Power Mac and eMac are Corporation. trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple • “Memory Stick”, , “Memory Stick PRO”, Computer, Inc. , “Memory Stick Duo”, • Macromedia and Flash are trademarks or , “Memory Stick PRO Duo”, registered trademarks of Macromedia, Inc. in , “MagicGate” and the United States and/or other countries. are trademarks of Sony • Intel, MMX, and Pentium are trademarks or Corporation. registered trademarks of Intel Corporation. • “InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony • In addition, system and product names used Corporation. in this manual are, in general, trademarks • Picture Package is a trademark of Sony or registered trademarks of their respective Corporation. developers or manufacturers. However, the • Microsoft, Windows, WindowsMedia, and ™ or ® marks are not used in all cases in this DirectX are either registered trademarks or manual. trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries.,

Table of contents

Read this first ...4 Inserting the date and time on a still Advanced still image shooting Before using your camera ...6 image ...34 Choosing an auto focus method ...50 Identifying the parts ...10 Shooting according to scene conditions Choosing a focus range finder frame Attaching a tripod ...12 — Scene Selection ...36 — AF range finder ...50 Getting started Viewing still images Choosing a focus operation — AF Mode ...51 Charging the battery pack ...13 Viewing images on the LCD screen of Adjusting the exposure Using the AC adaptor ...16 your camera ...40 — EV adjustment ...52 Using your camera abroad ...16 Viewing single images ...40 Displaying a histogram ...53 Turning on/off your camera ...17 Viewing an index screen ...41 Selecting the metering method ...55 How to use the control button ...17 Deleting still images Adjusting color tones Setting the date and time ...18 — White Balance ...56 Changing the language setting ...20 Deleting images ...42 Adjusting the flash level Deleting images in index mode ...43 Shooting still images — Flash Level ...57Formatting a “Memory Stick Duo” ...44 Shooting continuously ...57 Inserting and removing a “Memory Stick Recording 16 frames in succession Duo” ...21 Before advanced operations — Multi Burst ...58 Setting the still image size ...22 How to setup and operate your camera ...46 Shooting with special effects Image size and quality ...23 Changing the menu settings ...46 — Picture Effect ...59 Number of still images that can be Changing the items in the recorded ...25 Setup screen ...47 Advanced still image viewing Basic still image shooting Deciding the still image quality ...47 Selecting the folder and playing back — Using auto adjustment mode ...26 Creating or selecting a folder ...48 images ...60 Checking the last image you shot Creating a new folder ...48 Enlarging a portion of a still image ...61 — Quick Review ...29 Changing the recording folder ...49 Enlarging an image Indicators on the LCD screen during — Playback zoom ...61 shooting ...29 Playing back successive images Using the zoom feature ...30 — Slide Show ...62 Using the self-timer ...31 Selecting a flash mode ...32, Rotating still images ...62 Enjoying movies Using “Picture Package” ...89 Playing back images shot in Multi Burst Shooting movies ...75 Printing images ...91 mode ...63 Viewing movies on the LCD screen ...76 Copying images to your computer Playing back continuously ...63 Deleting movies ...77 — For Macintosh users ...92 Playing back frame by frame ...64 In single-image mode ...77 Using “ImageMixer VCD2” ...93 Protecting images In index mode ...77 — Protect ...64 TroubleshootingCutting movies ...78 In single-image mode ...65 Troubleshooting ...95 In index mode ...65 Enjoying images on your Warnings and messages ...104 Changing image size computer Self-diagnosis display — Resize ...66 – If a code starting with an alphabet Copying images to your computer letter appears ...107 Still image printing — For Windows users ...80 Installing the USB driver ...81 Printing still images ...67 Additional information Connecting the camera to your Direct printing ...68 computer ...82 Number of images that can be saved or Preparing the camera ...68 Copying images ...83 shooting time ...108 Connecting the camera to the printer ..69 Viewing the images on your Menu items ...109 Printing in single-image mode ...69 computer ...85 Setup items ...112 Printing in index mode ...71 Image file storage destinations and file Precautions ...115 Having images printed at a shop ...73 names ...85 On “Memory Stick” ...116 Marking print marks ...73 Viewing image files once copied to a On “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack ...118 Marking print marks in single-image computer with your camera ...87 Specifications ...119 mode ...73 Installing “Picture Package” and The LCD screen ...121 Marking print marks in index mode ...74 “ImageMixer VCD2” ...87 Index Copying images using “Picture Package” ...89 Index ...125,

Identifying the parts

See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. Mode switch (18, 109) : To shoot movies : To shoot still images 1 POWER 7 : To view or edit images 8 Shutter button (26) For shooting: Zoom (W/T) lever39(30) For viewing: / (Playback 0 zoom) lever (61)/ 4 (Index) lever (41)qa Flash (32) qs Self-timer lamp (31)/ AF illuminator (33, 112) Screw groove (12) 6 qd POWER button (17) qf POWER lamp (17) Microphone (75) (USB) jack (69, 82) DC IN jack (13, 16) Jack cover (13, 16) Tripod adaptor attachment groove (12) Lens, Speaker LCD screen17For details on the items on the LCD screen, see page 121 to 124. 8 (Image Size/Delete) button 2 (22, 42) 9 (Display/LCD backlight on/off) button (29) 0 MENU button (46, 109) 3 Control button qa Menu on: //// (17)/ 4 Menu off: / // (32/31/29/55) /CHG lamp (orange) (14) 5 qs Battery/“Memory Stick Duo” 6 cover Battery eject lever (13) RESET button (95) qd Access lamp (21) Hook for neck strap Attaching the strap Attaching the strap is recommended to prevent dropping the camera. Internal battery cover • This contains a rechargeable button battery. Do not open this cover, as this may cause a malfunction.,

Attaching a tripod

Securing the camera to a tripod lets you Attach the tripod adaptor 2 Make sure to match the locking screw shoot clear pictures with little or no with the screw groove on the camera, shaking. When attaching a tripod to the 1 Insert the protrusion on the tripod and then turn the locking screw to camera, first attach the tripod adaptor. adaptor with the tripod adapor secure the tripod adaptor to the camera. attachment groove on the camera. • You cannot attach the tripod directly to the camera. 25346Tripod adaptor attachment Locking screw groove Tripod screw hole Screw groove Attach the tripod here. Locking screw • See the operating instructions supplied with the tripod for the method of attaching the tripod. Protrusion • Use a tripod with a screw length of less than 5.5 mm (7/32 inch). You will be unable to firmly secure the tripod adaptor to tripods having longer screws, and may damage the camera. • Be careful so that the tip of the locking screw does not scratch the camera.,

Charging the battery pack

Surface with the “InfoLITHUM” logo DC plug AC Adaptor12Battery eject lever 3 Jack cover Open the battery/“Memory Install the battery pack, then Connect the AC Adaptor Stick Duo” cover. close the battery/“Memory (supplied) to the DC IN jack of Stick Duo” cover. your camera. Slide the cover in the direction of the arrow. Make sure the battery pack is firmly Connect the DC plug with the mark • Be sure to turn off your camera when inserted all the way, then close the cover. facing up. charging the battery pack (page 17). Battery insertion slot • Do not short the DC plug of the AC Adaptor • Your camera operates with the Insert the battery pack with a metallic object, as this may cause “InfoLITHIUM” NP-FT1 battery pack (T type) so that tip of the malfunction. (supplied). You can use only T type battery marks on the side of the • Clean the DC plug of the AC Adaptor with a pack (page 118). battery pack face the tip dry cotton bud. Do not use the dirty plug. Use of the mark on the of the dirty plug may not properly charge the battery insertion slot. battery pack. • The battery pack is easily inserted by pushing the battery eject lever toward the front of the camera using the tip of the battery pack. Getting started,

Battery remaining indicator To remove the battery pack

To a wall outlet (wall socket) The battery remaining indicator on the LCD screen shows the remaining shooting or viewing time. Remaining indicator 60min Power cord 4 (mains lead) Remaining time Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” • The displayed time remaining may not Connect the power cord cover. Slide the battery eject lever in the be correct under certain circumstances or (mains lead) to the AC Adaptor conditions. direction of the arrow, and remove the and to a wall outlet (wall battery pack.Charging time socket). • Be careful not to drop the battery pack when Approximate time to charge a completely removing it. The /CHG lamp lights up when charging discharged battery pack using the AC begins. Adaptor at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). /CHG lamp Battery pack Charging time (min.) NP-FT1 (supplied) Approx. 150 • The charging time may become longer under certain circumstances or conditions. The /CHG lamp goes off when charging is completed. • After charging the battery pack, disconnect the AC Adaptor both from the DC IN jack of the camera and from a wall outlet (wall socket).,

Number of images and battery Shooting still images Viewing still images2)

life that can be recorded/ Under the average conditions1) NP-FT1 (supplied) viewed NP-FT1 (supplied) Image size No. of Battery life Image The tables show the approximate number size LCD No. of Battery images (min.) of images and the battery life that can be backlight images life (min.) 4M Approx. Approx. 260 recorded/viewed when you shoot images in 4M On Approx. Approx. 5200 normal mode with a fully charged battery 240 120 VGA Approx. Approx. 260 pack (supplied) at a temperature of 25°C Off Approx. Approx. (E-Mail) 5200 (77°F). The numbers of images that can 280 140 2) Viewing single images in order at about three be recorded or viewed take into account VGA On Approx. Approx. second intervals changing the “Memory Stick Duo” as (E-Mail) 240 120 Shooting movies3) necessary. Note that the actual numbers Off Approx. Approx. may be less than indicated depending on 280 140 NP-FT1 (supplied) the conditions of use. 1) LCD backlight LCD backlight Shooting in the following situations: On Off • The battery capacity decreases as the number – (P.Quality) is set to [Fine] Approx. 100 min. Approx. 120 min. of uses increases and over time (page 119). – Shooting one time every 30 seconds – The zoom is switched alternately between 3) Shooting movies continuously with the image the W and T ends size [160] – The flash strobes once every two times – The power turns on and off once every ten • The number of images and the battery life that times can be recorded/viewed are decreased under – [AF Mode] is set to [Single] on the Setup the following conditions: screen – The surrounding temperature is low The measurement method is based on CIPA – The flash is used standard. (CIPA: Camera & Imaging Products – The camera has been turned on and off many Association) times – The zoom is used frequently – [LCD Backlight] is set to [Bright] on the Setup screen – [AF Mode] is set to [Monitor] on the Setup screen – The battery power is low Getting started,

Using the AC adaptor Using your camera

abroad Power sources DC plug To a wall outlet You can use your camera in any country (wall socket) or region with the AC Adaptor/power cord (mains lead) (supplied) within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor [a], if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet AC Adaptor (wall socket) [b]. 1 Jack cover Power cord 2 (mains lead) AC-LS5/LS5B Open the jack cover and Connect the power cord connect the AC Adaptor (mains lead) to the AC Adaptor • Do not use an electronic transformer (travel (supplied) to the DC IN jack of and then to a wall outlet (wall converter), as this may cause a malfunction. your camera. socket). Connect the DC plug with the mark • After using the AC Adaptor, disconnect it both facing up. from the DC IN jack of the camera and from a wall outlet (wall socket). • Connect the AC Adaptor to an easily accessible • The set is not disconnected from the AC power wall outlet (wall socket) close by. If any trouble source (mains) as long as it is connected to the occurs while using the adaptor, immediately wall outlet (wall socket) even if the set itself shut off the power by disconnecting the plug has been turned off. from the wall outlet (wall socket).,

Turning on/off your camera How to use the

control button

Auto power-off function

POWER Camera 1 AF Mode: Single POWER lamp If you do not operate the camera for about 12 Digital Zoom: Smart Date/Time: Off three minutes during shooting or viewing Red Eye Reduction: Off1 AF Illuminator: Auto POWER button 2or when performing Setup, the camera Auto Review: Off MENU SELECT turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery. The auto power-off Setup21File Number: function only operates when the camera is USB Connect: OK2 Clock Set: Cancel operating using a battery pack. The auto 1 power-off function also will not operate in the following circumstances. Press POWER. To change the current settings of the • When viewing movies The POWER lamp (green) lights up and camera, bring up the menu or the Setup • When playing back a slide show the power is on. When you turn on your screen (page 47), and use the control • When connecting USB cable camera for the first time, the Clock Set button to make the changes. screen appears (page 18). To set a menu item, press /// on the control button to select the desired item Turning off the power and setting and make the setting. To set a Setup item, press /// on the control Press POWER again. The POWER lamp button to select the desired item and goes out, and the camera turns off. setting, then press to make the setting. • Do not leave the camera with the lens portion extended for a long period of time with the battery pack or the AC Adaptor removed, as this may cause malfunction. • If you turn on the power when the mode switch is set to or , the lens portion moves. Do not touch the lens portion while it is operating. Getting started,

Setting the date and time

Clock Set Clock Set Y/M/D Y/M/D Mode switch M/D/Y M/D/YD/M/Y D/M/Y

POWER

2004 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK 2004 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK AM AM Cancel Cancel POWER button123Set the mode switch to . Press POWER to turn on the Select the desired date display power. format with / on the control • To change the date and time on the button, then press . Setup screen, select [Clock Set] in The POWER lamp (green) lights up and (Setup 2) (pages 47 and 114), and the Clock Set screen appears on the LCD Select from [Y/M/D] (year/month/day), perform the procedure from step . screen. [M/D/Y] (month/day/year) or [D/M/Y] (day/month/year). • You can also carry out this operation when the mode switch is set to or . • If the rechargeable button battery (page 116), which provides the power for saving the time data, ever becomes low, the Clock Set screen will appear again. When this happens, reset the date and time, by starting from step above., Clock Set Clock Set Clock Set Y/M/D Y/M/D Y/M/D M/D/Y M/D/Y M/D/Y D/M/Y D/M/Y D/M/Y 2004 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK 2005 / 1 / 1 10 : 00 OK 2005 / 1 / 1 10 : 30 OK AM AM AM Cancel Cancel Cancel456Select the year, month, day, Set the numeric value with / Select [OK] with on the hour or minute item you want on the control button, then control button, then press . to set with / on the control press to enter it. The date and time are entered and the button. After entering the number, / moves to clock starts to keep time. The item to be set is indicated with /. the next item. Repeat steps and until • To cancel the date and time setting, select all of the items are set. [Cancel] with /// on the control button, then press . • If you selected [D/M/Y] in step , set the time on a 24-hour cycle. • Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM. Getting started,

Changing the language setting

You can change the screen display like menu items, warnings and messages in your desired language. To change the language setting, select (Language) in (Setup 1) on the Setup screen, (pages 47 and 113) and select the desired language.,

Inserting and removing a “Memory Stick Duo”

Terminal side123Access lamp Open the battery/“Memory Insert the “Memory Stick Duo”. Close the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover. Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” all the way Stick Duo” cover. Slide the cover in the direction of the in until it clicks as illustrated. To remove a “Memory Stick Duo” arrow. • When inserting a “Memory Stick Duo”, Open the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” When using this camera, the Memory make sure of the direction and insert it all the • cover, then push the “Memory Stick Duo” Stick Duo Adaptor (supplied) is not way to the connector. If the “Memory Stick to pop it out. necessary. Duo” is not inserted correctly, you may not be able to record or display images with the • Whenever the access lamp is lit, the • For details on “Memory Stick Duo”, see page “Memory Stick Duo”. And also it may result in camera is recording or reading an 116. malfunction of both the camera and “Memory image. Never remove the “Memory Stick Stick Duo”. Duo” or turn off the power at this time. The data may be corrupted. Shooting still images,

Setting the still image size

4M 4M 4M Mode switch 3:2 3:2 3M 3M 1M 1M VGA(E-Mail) VGA(E-Mail) VGA Image Size Image Size123Set the mode switch to , and Press (Image Size). Select the desired image size turn on the power. with / on the control button.The Image Size setup appears. • For details on the image size, see page 23. The image size is set. When the setting is complete, press (Image Size) so that the Image Size setup disappears from the LCD screen. • The image size selected here is maintained even when the power is turned off.,

Image size and quality

You can choose image size (number of Short description of the image size pixels) and image quality (compression The following illustration shows a brief image using the maximum image size and the ratio) based on the kind of images you minimum one. want to shoot. The image size is shown by the number 2304 Image size of pixels (dots) (horizontal × vertical), 4M 640 4M which compose an image. For example, a 2304 pixels × 1728 pixels = 3,981,312 pixels 4M (2304×1728) size image indicates that Image size there are 2304 pixels horizontally and 1728 VGA (E-Mail) VGA pixels vertically. The larger the number of 640 pixels × 480 pixels = 307,200 pixels pixels, the larger the image size. You can select from Fine (high quality) Examples based on the image size or Standard image quality. Each uses a Image size Usage guidelines different compression ratio. 1) When you select Fine, the image quality 4M (2304×1728) Larger • For saving important images, printing in A4 size or improves as the image size increases, 3:22) printing A5 size high density images (2304×1536) but the amount of recorded data also increases and the number of images that 3M (2048×1536) can be recorded on a “Memory Stick Duo” 1M (1280×960) • For printing in postcard size decreases. Refer to the table on the right VGA (E-Mail) • For recording a larger number of images and choose the image size and image (640×480) Smaller • For attaching images to e-mail or creating home pages quality appropriate to the kind of images 1) you want to shoot. The factory setting is [4M]. It is the highest image quality on this camera. 2) Images are recorded in the same 3:2 aspect ratio as photograph printing paper or postcards, etc. Shooting still images,

Examples based on the image quality

Image quality (Compression ratio) Usage guideline Low compression • For recording or printing with better image quality. Fine (looks better) Standard High compression • For recording a larger number of images. (normal),

Number of still images that can be recorded The number of images that can be saved in a “Memory Stick • When images recorded using earlier Sony Duo”1) models are played back on this camera, the display may differ from the actual image size.

The number of images that can be saved when [P.Quality] is set to [Fine] ([Standard])2) are • When the images are viewed on the LCD shown below. screen of the camera, they all look the same size. • The table below shows the approximate number of images that can be recorded on a “Memory Stick • The number of shooting images may differ Duo” that has been formatted by this camera. from these values according to the shooting (Units: number of images) mode, shooting conditions and the subject. Capacity • When the number of remaining shooting 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB images is greater than 9,999, the “>9999” Image size indicator appears on the LCD screen. 8 16 32 65 119 242 • You can resize the images later (Resize 4M (14) (30) (60) (121) (216) (440) function, see page 66). 8 16 32 65 119 242 3:2 (14) (30) (60) (121) (216) (440) 10 20 41 82 148 302 3M (18) (37) (74) (149) (264) (537) 24 50 101 202 357 726 1M (46) (93) (187) (376) (649) (1320) 97 196 394 790 1428 2904 VGA (E-Mail) (243) (491) (985) (1975) (3571) (7261) 1) When [REC Mode] is set to [Normal]. For the number of images that can be saved in other modes, see page 108. 2) For more information about the image quality (compression ratio), see page 47. Shooting still images,

Basic still image shooting — Using auto adjustment mode Holding the camera correctly

Mode switch12Set the mode switch to , and Hold the camera steadily with turn on the power. both hands and position the • The lens cover opens when the power is turned subject in the center of the When shooting pictures with the camera, on while the mode switch is set to or . focus frame. be careful so that your fingers do not block • Do not touch the lens portion while it is the lens portion, flash emitter, microphone operating, such as when you press POWER to • This camera has an Auto Macro AF function. turn on the power or when the zoom function is The minimum focal distance needed to focus or /CHG lamp. (page 10) working (page 30). on a subject is approx. 12 cm (4 3/4 inches) from the lens surface at the W end or 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) at the T end. • The frame indicated on the LCD screen shows the focus adjustment range (AF range finder, page 50).,

Mode switch

60min VGA FINE 101 60min VGA 101 96 95 When you set the mode switch to , the functions that can be used change as follows according to (Camera) in the menu. S AF 30 F3.5 S AF AE/AF lock indicator Program 3 Flashes green AutoLight up 4 Camera Mode Press and hold the shutter Press the shutter button fully button halfway down. down. Still image auto shooting [Auto] The beep sounds but the image is not yet The shutter sounds. The image will be The focus, exposure and white balance recorded. When the AE/AF lock indicator recorded in the “Memory Stick Duo”. are automatically adjusted as needed to changes from flashing to steadily lit, the The recorded image is displayed for allow easy shooting. In addition, the image camera is ready for shooting. approximately two seconds (Auto Review, quality is set to [Fine] (page 47), the AF (The LCD screen may be frozen for a split page 112). range finder frame is set to [Multi AF], and second depending on the subject.) • the metering mode is set to [Multi] (pages When operating the camera using a battery pack, if you do not operate the camera for a 50 and 55). • If you release the shutter button, shooting will be canceled. while during recording or playback, the camera Only (Camera), [Mode] (REC Mode) • You can continue and shoot even when the turns off automatically to prevent wearing and (Setup) appear in the menu. camera does not beep, but in this case the focus down the battery (page 17). is not set properly. • No beep sounds when [Beep] is set to [Off] on the Setup screen (page 113). Shooting still images, Still image program shooting To switch the shooting Auto Focus [Program] method When you try to shoot a subject that is The necessary adjustments are made 1 Set the mode switch to . difficult to focus on, the AE/AF lock automatically like still image auto 2 Press MENU. indicator changes to flashing slowly. In shooting, but you can also change the addition, the AE locked beep does not focus and other adjustments as desired. 3 Select (Camera) with on the sound. In addition, you can also set the desired control button. The Auto Focus function may have shooting functions using menus (pages 46 4 Select the desired shooting mode with / on the control button. difficulty working under the following and 109). conditions. In such cases, release the shutter button, then recompose the shot (Twilight mode) (page 36) and focus again. (Twilight portrait mode) (page 36) • The subject is distant from the camera (Landscape mode) (page 36) and dark. (Soft snap mode) (page 36) • The contrast between the subject and its (Snow mode) (page 36) background is poor. (Beach mode) (page 37) • The subject is seen through glass, such as a window. (Candle mode) (page 37) • A fast-moving subject. • The subject reflects or has a lustrous finish, such as a mirror or a luminous body. • A flashing subject. • A backlit subject. There are two Auto Focus functions: “AF range finder frame” which sets the focus position according to the subject position and size, and “AF mode” which sets the focus start/finish timing. See page 50 for details.,

Checking the last image Indicators on the LCD

you shot — Quick Review screen during shooting Histogram on (Image information can also be 60min VGA 101 8/8 displayed during playback.) Review 60min VGA 101 101-0029 20051110:30PM

RETURN

S AF Indicators off Press () on the control Each time you press , the display button. changes in the following order. To return to the normal shooting mode, • For a detailed description of the indicators, see page 121. press lightly on the shutter button or press • For a detailed description of the histogram, see S AF () again. page 53. • You can extend the battery remaining time by LCD backlight off To delete the image displayed on turning off the LCD backlight. the LCD screen • When shooting/viewing movies, the status of Indicators on the LCD screen changes as follows: Indicators 1 Press (Delete). 60min VGA 101off LCD backlight off Indicators on 96 2 Select [Delete] with on the control • This setting is maintained even when the power button, then press . is turned off. The image is deleted. • The image may appear rough right after S AF playback starts due to the image processing. Shooting still images,

Using the zoom feature Zoom Precision digital zoom

60min VGA 101 60min VGA 101 Your camera is equipped with the All image sizes are enlarged up toaWT96WT96 1.1 5.0 following zoom functions. maximum 6×. Precision digital zoom The enlargement method and the zoom function cuts out and enlarges a certain S AF S AF scale differ according to the image size and portion of the image, so the image quality the zoom type, so select the zoom to match deteriorates. the shooting purpose.

Optical zoom

The telephoto and wide angle adjustment Slide the zoom lever to choose is made by the lens in the same manner as Optical zoom Precision digital a conventional film camera. the desired zoom position for zoom The maximum optical zoom is 3×. shooting. Image Maximum Maximum

Digital zoom size smart precision digital zoom scale zoom scale

The minimum focal distance to the The camera has the following two types of 4M —* approx. 6× subject digital zoom. 3:2 —* approx. 6× Approx. 12 cm (4 3/4 inches) from the lens Smart zoom 3M approx. 3.4× approx. 6× tip at the W side The image is enlarged with almost no Approx. 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) from the distortion. This lets you use smart zoom 1M approx. 5.4× approx. 6×

VGA

lens tip at the T side with the same feeling as optical zoom. approx. 10× approx. 6× The maximum smart zoom scale depends (E-Mail) • The lens portion moves during zoom operation. on the selected image size as shown in the * The maximum optical zoom scale is 3×. Do not touch the lens portion while it is operating. following table. • You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting movie (page 75).,

Using the self-timer

• The maximum smart zoom and precision • The zoom scaling indicator differs according to 60min VGA 101 digital zoom scale includes the optical zoom the zoom type. 96 scale. – Optical zoom: • When using the smart zoom, the image on the – Smart zoom: LCD screen may look rough. However, this phenomenon has no effect on the recorded – Precision digital zoom: image. • The AF range finder frame does not appear • You cannot use the smart zoom in the Multi when using the digital zoom. The or S AF Burst mode. indicators flashes, and AF operates with priority on subjects located near the center. To set digital zoom Set [Digital Zoom] to [Smart] or 1 [Precision] on the Setup screen (page 112). When you purchase your camera, [Digital Set the mode switch to , and Zoom] is set to [Smart]. press ( ) on the control button. When you slide the zoom lever, the zoom scaling indicator appears on the LCD The (self-timer) indicator appears screen as follows. enlarged on the LCD screen (page 112). The W side of this line is optical zoom, • If the menu is currently displayed, press and the T side is digital zoom MENU first so that the menu disappears. • You can also carry out this operation when the mode switch is set to . Zoom scaling indicator Shooting still images,

Selecting a flash mode

60min 101 SL 60min FINE VGA101 (Slow synchro): The flash strobes VGA 96 96 regardless of the surrounding brightness. The shutter speed is slow in a dark place, so you can clearly shoot the background that is out of flash light. S AF S AF 30 F3.5 (No flash): The flash does not strobe. • If the menu is currently displayed, press MENU first so that the menu disappears. 2 • The recommended shooting distance using the flash is approx. 0.2 to 2.0 m (7 7/8 to 78 3/4 inches) (W)/0.5 to 1.5 m (19 3/4 to 59 1/8 Center the subject in the Set the mode switch to , inches) (T) (When [ISO] is set to [Auto] in the frame. Press and hold the and press ( ) on the control menu settings). shutter button halfway down button repeatedly to select a • The flash strobes twice. The first time is the pre-flash which is used to adjust the flash light to focus on, then press the flash mode. quantity, and the second time is the actual flash shutter button fully down. during which the image is recorded.The selected flash mode indicator appears • You can change the brightness of the flash with The self-timer lamp (page 10) flashes enlarged on the LCD screen (page 112). (Flash Level) in the menu settings (page and a beep sounds after you press the Each time you press ( ), the indicator 57). (You cannot change the brightness of the changes as follows. shutter button until the shutter operates flash while (Camera) in the menu is set to [Auto] in the menu.) (approximately 10 seconds later). No indicator (Auto): The flash • When using the SL (Slow synchro) or automatically strobes when shooting (No flash) mode, the shutter speed becomes To cancel the self-timer in the images in a dark place. The factory setting slower in dark places, so using a tripod is middle of the operation is Auto. recommended. Press ( ) on the control button again. The (Forced flash): The flash strobes • While charging the flash, the /CHG lamp flashes. After the charging is complete, the indicator disappears from the LCD screen. regardless of the surrounding brightness. lamp goes out and flash mode is ready. • If you press the shutter button while standing • Flash mode setting is maintained even when in front of the camera, the focus and the the power is turned off. exposure may not be correctly set.,

To prevent subjects’ eyes from Shooting images with the AF • The AF range finder frame does not appear.

appearing red illuminator The or indicator flashes, and AF operates with priority on subjects located near The flash pre-strobes twice or more The AF illuminator is fill light to the center. before shooting to reduce the red-eye focus more easily on a subject in dark • The AF illuminator operates only when phenomenon. surroundings. The appears on the (Camera) is set to [Auto], [Program], ON (Twilight portrait mode), (Soft snap mode), Set [Red Eye Reduction] to [On] on the LCD screen and the AF illuminator emits (Snow mode), (Beach mode) or Setup screen (page 112). The indicator red light when the shutter button is pressed (Candle mode) in the menu. appears on the LCD screen. halfway until the focus is locked. • The AF illuminator emits very bright light. Although there are no problems with safety, 60min VGA FINE 101 96 directly looking into the AF illuminator emitter at close range is not recommended. ON Red-eye reduction takes approximately one S AF 30 F3.5 second before actually shooting the image, When this function is not needed, set [AF so hold the camera firmly to avoid shaking. Illuminator] to [Off] on the Setup screen In addition, be sure to tell the subject to (page 112). hold still. • If AF illuminator light does not reach the • Red-eye reduction may not produce the desired subject sufficiently or the subject has no effects depending on individual differences, contrast, focus will not be achieved. (A the distance to the subject, if the subject does distance up to approximately 2.0 m (78 3/4 not see the pre-strobe, or other conditions. In inches) (W)/1.5 m (59 1/8 inches) (T) is addition, red-eye reduction is more effective recommended.) under bright lighting and when closer to the • Focus is achieved as long as AF illuminator subject. light reaches the subject, even if the light is slightly off the center of the subject. Shooting still images,

Inserting the date and time

on a still image Camera11AF Mode: Day&Time 2 Digital Zoom: Date Program Date/Time: Off Auto Red Eye Reduction:1 AF Illuminator: Camera Setup 2t Auto Review: Mode Mode

MENU

123Set the mode switch to , Press on the control button Select (Camera 1) with on then press MENU. to advance to , then press the control button, then press again. .

The menu appears. Select [Date/Time] with /,

• When images are shot with the date and time The Setup screen appears. then press . superimposed, the date and time cannot be removed later. • The date and time are not inserted in Multi Burst mode. • The date and time do not appear on the LCD screen during shooting, instead, indicator appears on the LCD screen. The actual date and time appear in red on the lower-right corner during playback only. • You can also carry out this operation with the mode switch set to or ., Camera11AF Mode: Single 2 Digital Zoom: Smart Date/Time: Day&Time Red Eye Reduction: Off AF Illuminator: Auto Auto Review: Off PAGE SELECT Select the date and time setting with / on the control button, then press . Day&Time: Superimposes the date, hour, and minute onto the image. Date: Superimposes the year, month and day onto the image. Off: Does not superimpose the date and time onto the image.

After the setting has been completed, press MENU first so that the menu disappears,

and shoot the image. • If you select [Date], the date is superimposed onto the image in the order selected in “Setting the date and time” (page 18). • Date and time setting is maintained even when the power is turned off. Shooting still images, Shooting according to scene conditions — Scene Selection You can shoot more effectively by Twilight portrait mode Soft snap mode selecting the appropriate mode and then Suitable for shooting portraits in dark This mode lets you shoot skin colors pressing the shutter button. places. Allows you to shoot sharp images in brighter and warmer tones for more of people in dark places without losing the Twilight mode beautiful pictures. In addition, the soft dark atmosphere of the surroundings. focus effect creates a gentle atmosphere for Allows you to shoot night scenes at portraits of people, flowers, etc. far distance without losing the dark atmosphere of the surroundings. • The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. Snow mode • The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a Landscape mode When shooting snowy scenes or other tripod is recommended. Focuses only on a distant subject to shoot places where the whole screen appears landscapes, etc. white, use this mode to prevent sunken colors and record clear images., Beach mode When shooting seaside or lakeside scenes, the blue of the water is clearly recorded. Candle mode You can record parties, candle services and other candlelit scenes without spoiling the candlelight atmosphere. • The shutter speed becomes slower, so using a tripod is recommended. Shooting still images, Program Program Auto Auto Camera Camera Mode Mode

MENU

1 2 Set the mode switch to , Select (Camera) with on then press MENU. the control button, then select the desired mode with /. The menu appears. To return to normal mode Select [Auto] or [Program] with / on the control button. • Scene Selection setting is maintained even when the power is turned off.,

Shooting with Scene Selection NR slow shutter

When shooting with the Scene Selection function, the combination of functions such as the The NR slow shutter function reduces flash mode is predetermined to make the optimum settings to match the scene. See the table noise from recorded images, providing below for the function setting of each shooting mode. clear images. When the shutter speed is 1/6 Function second or slower, the camera automatically Flash mode AF range White Flash level Burst/ activates the NR slow shutter function and Shooting finder frame balance Multi Burst mode “NR” is indicated next to the shutter speed indicator. — — SL Auto — Press the shutter button fully down. / / Then the screen turns Capturing black. / Center AF — — • indicates that the function can be set to your preference. Finally, when Processing “Processing” disappears, the image has been recorded. • Do not move the camera while “Capturing” appears. To eliminate the effects of vibration, using a tripod is recommended. • When a slow shutter speed is set by the camera, the processing may take some time. Shooting still images,

Viewing images on the LCD screen of your Viewing single images

camera 60min VGA 101 8/9 Single screen Index screen 60min VGA 101 8/9 101-0008 20051110:30PM BACK/NEXT VOLUME 101-0008 20051110:30PM BACK/NEXT VOLUME SINGLE DISPLAY You can view images shot with your Index screen Set the mode switch to , and camera almost immediately on the LCD Nine images are displayed simultaneously turn on the power. screen. You can select the following two in separate panels on the LCD screen. methods for viewing images. The last image in the selected recording • For details on viewing movies, see page 76. folder (page 60) appears on the LCD • For a detailed description of the indicators, see Single screen screen.page 123. You can view one image at a time, • The image may appear rough right after displayed over the entire screen. playback starts due to the image processing.,

Viewing an index screen

60min VGA 101 3/9 101-0003 20051110:30PM • SINGLE DISPLAY • SINGLE DISPLAY BACK/NEXT VOLUME212Select the desired still image Slide (index) to the W side. Select the desired still image with / on the control button. with /// on the control The display switches to the index screen. button. : To display the preceding image : To display the next image To display the next (previous) index The image in the yellow frame is selected. screen Press /// on the control button to To return to the single-image screen move the yellow frame up/down/left/right. Slide the (index) to the T side or press on the control button. Viewing still images,

Deleting images

60min VGA 60min VGA 101 2/9 101 2/9 60min VGA 101 2/9 Delete 101-0002 20051110:30 DeletePM Exit BACK/NEXT VOLUME BACK/NEXT Exit BACK/NEXT123Set the mode switch to , and Press (Delete). Select [Delete] with on the turn on the camera. The image has not yet been deleted at this control button, then press . Press / on the control point. The message “Access” appears, and the button to select the image you • You cannot delete the protected image (page image has been deleted. want to delete. 64). • Note that you cannot restore deleted images. To continue and delete other images Display the image to be deleted with / on the control button. Then, select [Delete] with and press . To cancel deleting Select [Exit] with on the control button, then press .,

Deleting images in index mode

Delete Delete Exit Select All In This Folder Exit Select All In This Folder • SELECT TO NEXT123While an index screen (page Select [Select] with / on the Select an image you want to 41) is displayed, press control button, then press . delete with /// on the (Delete). control button, then press . • Note that you cannot restore deleted images. The (Delete) indicator appears on the selected image. At this point, the image has not yet been deleted. Repeat this step for all of the images you want to delete. • To cancel a selection, select the image, then press on the control button again so that the indicator disappears. Deleting still images,

Formatting a

“Memory Stick Duo”

To delete all the images in

the folder Select [All In This Folder] with on the control button in step , then press . Select [OK], then press . All of Terminal Delete Exit OK the unprotected images in the folder side are deleted. To cancel deleting, select [Cancel], then press . 4 • You can also delete movies (page 77). 1 Press (Delete) and select Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” [OK] with on the control you want to format into the button, then press . camera. The message “Access” appears, and the • The term “formatting” means preparing a images with the indicator have been “Memory Stick Duo” to record images; this deleted. process is also called “initialization.” • The “Memory Stick Duo” supplied with your camera and commercially available “Memory To cancel deleting Stick Duo” are already formatted, and can be Select [Exit] with on the control button, used immediately. then press . • Note that formatting the “Memory Stick Duo” erases all the data in the “Memory Stick Duo” even if images are protected, and these images cannot be recovered., 60min Memory Stick Tool Format 1 Format: OK 2 Create REC. Folder: Cancel Change REC. Folder: All data will be erased Ready? Setupt2OK Cancel Mode 2 MENU34Turn on the camera, then Select (Memory Stick Tool) Select [OK] with on the press MENU. with / on the control button. control button, then press . Press on the control button Select [Format] with , then The message “Formatting” appears. When to advance to , then press press . this message disappears, the format is again. Select [OK] with , then press complete. . The Setup screen appears. • This operation is available no matter what position the mode switch is in. To cancel the formatting Select [Cancel] with on the control button, then press . Deleting still images,

Changing the menu settings When the /// marks How to setup and

operate your camera appear with an item Press MENU. There are items that are not displayed on The menu appears. the screen. Press /// on the control The usage of the menus and Setup screen button to display these items. items is described below. Program P Mode switch Auto To turn off the menu display Camera Press MENU again. WB ISO • The displayed items differ according to the • You cannot select items displayed in gray. mode switch position. • For a detailed description of the menu items, see page 109. Press / on the control button to select the item you want to set. MENU Control button Auto

ISO

WB ISO • When the mode switch is set to , press on the control button after selecting the item. Press / on the control button to select the desired setting. The selected setting is enlarged and the setting is entered., Changing the items in the To turn off the Setup screen Setup screen display Deciding the still Press MENU. Press MENU again. image quality The menu appears. To return to the menu from the You can select the still image quality from Press on the control button Setup screen [Fine] (high quality) or [Standard]. to advance to , then press Press on the control button to return to again. the position enclosed by the frame in step Before operation When shooting still images, set The Setup screen appears. , then press again. (Camera) in the menu to other than [Auto] • For a detailed description of the Setup items, (pages 46 and 109). see page 112. Mode switch Setup t Press /// on the control button to select the item you want to set. The frame of the selected item turns yellow. MENU Control button Setup21File Number: 2 USB Connect: OK Clock Set: Cancel Press on the control button to enter the setting. Before advanced operations, Set the mode switch to . Creating a new folder

Creating or selecting

Press MENU. a folder Select (Memory Stick Tool) The menu appears. with /, [Create REC. Folder] Select (P.Quality) with /, Your camera can create multiple folders with //, and [OK] with /, within a “Memory Stick Duo”. You can then select the desired image then press .select the folder used to store images quality with /. before shooting, which is convenient for The creating folder screen appears. organizing images. 60min Create REC. Folder When not creating a new folder, Fine FINE “101MSDCF” folder is selected as the Creating REC. folder 102MSDCF Standard Ready?recording folder. OK P.Quality Cancel WB ISO You can create folders up to “999MSDCF”.

Before operation Select [OK] with , then press

Set the menu to the Setup screen (pages 47 . and 112). A new folder is created with a number one higher than the largest number Mode switch in the “Memory Stick Duo”, and the folder becomes the recording folder.

To cancel folder creation

Select [Cancel] in step or . • Once you create a new folder, you cannot delete the new folder with the camera. • Images are recorded in the newly created folder MENU Control button until a different folder is created or selected. • Up to 4,000 images can be stored in one folder. When the folder capacity is exceeded, a new folder is automatically created.,

Changing the recording

folder Select (Memory Stick Tool) with /, [Change REC. Folder] with /, and [OK] with /, then press . The recording folder selection screen appears. Select REC. Folder 102 2/2 Folder Name:102MSDCF No. Of Files: 0 Created: 2005111:05:34AM

OK

Cancel BACK/NEXT Select the desired folder with /, and [OK] with , then press .

To cancel changing the

recording folder Select [Cancel] in step or . • You cannot select the “100MSDCF” folder as a recording folder (page 85). • The image is stored in the newly selected folder. You cannot move recorded images to a different folder with this camera. Before advanced operations, Choosing a focus range 60min VGAFINE 101

Choosing an auto finder frame

focus method — AF range finder AF range finder frame You can set the AF range finder frame and S AF the AF mode. Multipoint AF ( ) The focus is adjusted automatically. The camera calculates the distance in five The color of the AF range finder frame AF range finder frame areas to the left, right, top, bottom and in changes from white to green. This selects the focus position according to the center of the image, letting you shoot • When you are shooting movies and you choose the subject position and size. using the auto focus function without Multipoint AF, the distance to the center of the worrying about the image composition. screen is estimated as an average, so the AF AF mode This mode is useful when it is difficult works even with a certain amount of vibration. to focus on the subject because it is not The AF range finder frame is . Center AF This sets the focus operation start and stop in the center of the frame. You can check automatically focuses only on selected frame, timing. the position where the focus was adjusted so these are convenient when you want to focus only on what you aim at. using the green frame. Before operation • When you use the digital zoom or AF The factory setting is the Multipoint AF. illuminator, priority AF movement is given to When shooting still images, set subjects in or near the center of the frame. In (Camera) in the menu to other than [Auto] Center AF ( ) this case the or indicator flashes and (pages 46 and 109). the AF range finder frame is not displayed. This mode is useful for focusing on a • Some settings cannot be selected depending on Mode switch subject near the center of the frame. Use the Scene Selection mode (page 39). together with the AF lock function lets you shoot in the desired image composition. Set the mode switch to or . Press MENU. The menu appears. MENU Control button Select (Focus) with /, then select the desired AF range with /., Choosing a focus operation Before operation — AF Mode Set the menu to the Setup screen (pages 47 and 112). Single AF ( S AF ) Select (Camera 1) with , 1 This mode is useful for shooting stationary then select [AF Mode] with subjects. The focus is not adjusted before /. the shutter button is pressed and held halfway down. When the shutter button Select the desired mode with is pressed and held halfway down and AF //, then press . lock is complete, the focus is locked. The factory setting is Single AF. Monitoring AF ( M AF ) The camera automatically adjusts the focus before the shutter button is pressed and held halfway down, letting you compose images with the focus already adjusted. When the shutter button is pressed and held halfway down and AF lock is complete, the focus is locked. • Battery consumption may be faster than in Single AF mode. Advanced still image shooting, Shooting techniques • When you are using AF lock, you can When shooting with the subject at the edge of the capture an image with the correct focus Adjusting the frame, or when using Center AF, the camera may even if the subject is at the edge of the exposure focus on the center instead of on the subject at frame. the edge of the frame. In a case like this, use AF • You can carry out the AF lock adjustment — EV adjustment lock to focus on the subject, and then recompose process before you press the shutter button the picture and shoot. fully down. You can manually adjust the exposure determined by the camera. Use this mode Compose the shot so that the subject is centered when the proper exposure cannot be in the AF range finder, and press the shutter button halfway down. obtained, for example, when the contrast When the AE/AF lock indicator stops flashing (difference between light and dark) and remains on, return to the fully composed between the subject and the background is shot, and press the shutter button fully down. extremely large. 60min The compensation value can be set in VGA FINE 101 P 98 1/3EV steps in the range from +2.0EV to −2.0EV. S AF F3.5 30 AF range finder frame AE/AF lock indicator Adjust Adjust toward – toward + 60min VGAFINE 101 S AF F3.5 30,

Before operation Select the desired exposure Displaying a histogram

When shooting still images, set value with /. A histogram is a graph showing the (Camera) in the menu to other than [Auto] Adjust the exposure value while brightness of an image. The horizontal axis (pages 46 and 109). checking the brightness of the shows the brightness, and the vertical axis background. Mode switch shows the number of pixels. The graph display indicates a bright image when

To reactivate auto exposure skewed to the right side, a dark image

In step , select [0EV]. when skewed to the left side. A histogram can be used to check the • If a subject is being shot in extremely bright exposure when the screen is difficult to see or dark conditions, or the flash is used, the during recording and playback. exposure adjustment may not be effective. 80 VGA FINE 101

MENU

Control button Set the mode switch to or Brightness 0EV . Dark Bright Press MENU. Set the mode switch to . The menu appears. Select (EV) with . Press to display the The value of the exposure adjustment histogram. is displayed. Adjust the exposure based on the histogram. 0EV 0EV

EV

WB ISO Number of pixels Advanced still image shooting, • The histogram also appears when the Shooting techniques When shooting a dark subject that fills (Camera) in the menu is set to [Auto], but you cannot adjust the exposure. When shooting images, the camera the frame, the camera may judge that the • The histogram also appears when you press automatically sets the exposure. subject is dark and set a brighter exposure while playing back a single image (page When shooting a whitish overall image for the image. In such cases, adjusting 40) or during Quick Review (page 29). such as a backlit subject or a snowy the exposure in the – (minus) direction is • The histogram does not appear in the following scene, the camera may judge that the effective. cases: – When the menu is displayed subject is bright and set a darker exposure – When using playback zoom for the image. In such cases, adjusting – When recording or playing back movies the exposure in the + (plus) direction is • appears and the histogram does not appear effective. in the following cases: – When recording in the digital zoom area – When the image size is [3:2] – When playing back Multi Burst images – When rotating a still image Adjust in the – direction • The histogram before recording represents the histogram of the image displayed on the LCD screen at the time. A difference occurs in the histogram before and after you press the shutter button. After shooting an image, check Adjust in the + direction the histogram while playing back a single- image or during Quick Review. In particular a large difference may appear in Refer to the histogram and adjust so that the following cases: the image is not overexposed (white out) or – When the flash strobes underexposed (black out). – When the shutter speed is slow or high • The histogram may not appear for images recorded using other cameras. Try various images with different exposures to find the brightness that suits your taste., Before operation To cancel spot metering

Selecting the When shooting still images, set Press ( ) again to turn spot

metering method (Camera) in the menu to other than [Auto] metering off. The spot metering cross (pages 46 and 109). hair disappears, and the camera returns to You can select the metering mode that sets multi-pattern metering. which part of the subject to measure to Mode switch • When using spot metering, to focus on the determine the exposure. metering position, setting (Focus) to [Center AF] is recommended (page 50). Multi-pattern metering (No indicator) The image is divided into multiple regions and metering is performed for each region. The camera judges the subject position and background brightness, and determines a well-balanced exposure. Control button The factory setting is the multi-pattern Set the mode switch to or metering.Spot metering ( ) Press ( ) to turn spot Metering is performed for only a part of metering on. the subject. This lets you shoot images The spot metering cross hair appears. that are not too dark even when the subject 60min VGA FINE 101 is backlit, or adjust the exposure to the subject when there is strong contrast Spot metering between the subject and the background. cross hair S AF 250 F3.5 Advanced still image shooting, Before operation To reactivate auto adjustment

Adjusting color tones When shooting still images, set Select [Auto] in step .

(Camera) in the menu to other than [Auto] — White Balance (pages 46 and 109). • Under fluorescent lights that flicker, the You can set the white balance mode white balance adjustment function may not Mode switch work correctly even though you select according to your shooting conditions. The (Fluorescent). apparent color of the subject is affected by • Some settings cannot be selected depending on the lighting conditions. When you want to the Scene Selection mode (page 39). fix the light source imaging conditions, or when the color of the entire image seems to be a bit unnatural, we recommend that you adjust the white balance setting. Auto (No indicator) MENU Control button Adjusts the white balance automatically. The factory setting is Auto. Set the mode switch to or (Daylight) . Shooting outdoors, shooting night scenes, neon signs, fireworks or sunrise, or Press MENU. shooting just before and after sundown The menu appears. (Cloudy) Select [WB] (White Bal) with Shooting under a cloudy sky /, then select the desired (Fluorescent) setting with /. Shooting under fluorescent lighting (Incandescent) • Places where the lighting conditions change quickly • Under bright lighting such as photography studios, Set the mode switch to .

Adjusting the flash Shooting

level Press MENU. continuously The menu appears. — Flash Level Select [ ] (Flash Level) with This mode is used for continuous shooting. You can adjust the amount of flash light. The maxium number of images you can / , then select the desired shoot per one shooting depends on the setting with /. image size and image quality settings.

Before operation +: Makes the flash level higher than

Set (Camera) in the menu to other than normal. Mode switch [Auto] (pages 46 and 109). Normal: Normal setting. Mode switch –: Makes the flash level lower than Shutter button normal. • You may not be able to set the flash level a depending on the Scene Selection mode (page 39). MENU Control button

MENU

Control button • When the battery power decreases with use or the capacity of the “Memory Stick Duo” is full, recording stops even if you press and hold the shutter button. Set the mode switch to . Press MENU. The menu appears. Select [Mode] (REC Mode) with /, then select [Burst] with /. Advanced still image shooting, Shoot the image. Select M (Interval) with /, When you press and hold down the Recording 16 frames then select the desired frame shutter button, the camera records in succession interval with /. the maximum number of images in succession. If you release the shutter You can choose the frame interval — Multi Burst button, shooting will stop at that point. from [1/7.5], [1/15] or [1/30] second. This mode records 16 frames in succession When “Recording” disappears, you can shoot the next image. each time you press the shutter button. This is convenient for checking your form 1/7.5 1/15 The maximum number of images in sports, for example. 1/30 1/30 shot continuously Interval Mode switch Mode BRK M PFX (Units: images) Shoot the image. Image quality A continuous burst of 16 frames are Fine Standard Image size recorded within a single still image (image size 1M). 4M463:246• You cannot use the following functions in 3M47Multi Burst mode: 1M 10 18 MENU – Smart zoomControl button – Flash VGA (E-Mail) 30 30 – Inserting the date and time Set the mode switch to . • When (Camera) in the menu is set to [Auto], frame interval is automatically set to

To return to normal mode Press MENU. [1/30] second.

Select [Normal] in step . The menu appears. • See page 63 to play back images recorded in Multi Burst mode using this camera. • The flash is set to (No flash). Select [Mode] (REC Mode) • For the number of images that can be recorded • When recording with the self timer, a series of with /, then select [Multi in Multi Burst mode, see page 108. maximum five images are recorded each time • You may not be able to shoot images in Multi you press the shutter button. Burst] with . Burst mode depending on the Scene Selection • You may not be able to shoot images in mode (page 39). succession depending on the Scene Selection mode (page 39)., Before operation

Shooting with special When shooting still images, set

effects (Camera) in the menu to other than [Auto] (pages 46 and 109). — Picture Effect Mode switch You can digitally process images to obtain special effects. B&W The picture is monochrome (black and white). MENU Control button Sepia Set the mode switch to or The picture is sepia- . toned like an old photograph. Press MENU. The menu appears. Select [PFX] (P. Effect) with /, then select the desired mode with /. Shoot the image. To cancel Picture Effects Select [Off] in step . • Picture Effect setting is not maintained when the power is turned off. Advanced still image shooting, Select the desired folder with Single screen

Selecting the folder /. 60min VGA 101 9/9

and playing back Select Folder images 102 2/2Folder Name:102MSDCF No. Of Files: 9 Created: Select the folder that images you want to 2005111:05:34AM OK 101-0009 20051110:30PMBACK/NEXT VOLUME play back are stored. Cancel BACK/NEXT Index screen Mode switch Select [OK] with , then press .

To cancel the selection

In step , select [Cancel]. • SINGLE DISPLAY

When multiple folders are • When no images are stored in the folder, “No

MENU created in the “Memory Stick file in this folder” appears. Control button Duo” Set the mode switch to . When the first or last image in the folder is displayed, the following indicators appear Press MENU. on the screen. The menu appears. : Moves to the previous folder. Select (Folder) with : Moves to the next folder., then : Moves to both the previous and next press . folders.,

Enlarging an image Adjust the image size with the Enlarging a portion of — Playback zoom / (playback zoom).

a still image Set the mode switch to . You can enlarge a part of an image up to five times the original size. Display the image to be enlarged with /. Mode switch Slide (playback zoom) to / the T side to zoom in on the image. To cancel playback zoomSelect the desired portion of the image with /// Press .. Press • You cannot use playback zoom for movies and MENU Multi Burst images.Control button • If you slide the (playback zoom) to the W side while a non-enlarged image is displayed, Press Press the LCD screen switches to the index screen. (page 41) • You can enlarge the images displayed with the Quick Review function (page 29) by performing steps to Press : To view more of the top of the image : To view more of the bottom of the image : To view more of the left side of the image : To view more of the right side of the image DSC-L1 2-186-445-11(1) [OpenType FONT] Advanced still image viewing, Interval

Playing back 3 sec/5 sec/10 sec/30 sec/1 min Rotating still images

successive images Image You can rotate an image recorded in Folder: Plays back all images in the — Slide Show selected folder. portrait orientation and display it in You can play back recorded images in All: Plays back all images stored in the landscape orientation. order. This function is useful for checking “Memory Stick Duo”. your images or for presentations, etc. Repeat On: Plays back images in a continuous Mode switch loop. Off: After all the images have been played back, the slide show ends. Select [Start] with /, then press . The slide show begins. To cancel the slide show setting MENU Control button Select [Cancel] in step . Mode switch Set the mode switch to . To stop slide show playback Press MENU. Press , select [Exit] with , then press The menu appears. again. Select (Slide) with /, then To skip to the next/previous press . image during the slide show Set the following items with ///. Press (next) or (previous). MENU Control button • The interval settings time are just guidelines, so it may vary depending on the image., Set the mode switch to , and Playing back continuously display the image to rotate. Playing back images shot in Multi Burst Set the mode switch to . Press MENU. Select the Multi Burst image The menu appears. mode with /. Select (Rotate) with /, You can play back Multi Burst images The selected Multi Burst image is then press . continuously or play them back frame by played back continuously. frame. This function is used for checking 60min M Select with , then rotate the image. 101 14/14 the image with /. Mode switch Select [OK] with /, then 101-0014 20051110:30PM PAUSE BACK/NEXT VOLUME press .

To cancel rotation To pause playback

Select [Cancel] in step or , then Press . To resume playback, press press . again. The playback starts from the frame displayed on the LCD screen. • You cannot rotate protected images and movies Control button and Multi Burst images. • You may not be able to rotate images shot with • When Multi Burst images are played back on other cameras. a computer or on a camera without the Multi • When viewing images on a computer, Burst function, the 16 frames you shot will the image rotation information may not be displayed at the same time as part of one be reflected depending on the application image. software. • You cannot cut the Multi Burst image. Advanced still image viewing,

Playing back frame by To delete shot images

frame When using this mode, you cannot delete Protecting images only certain frames. When you delete Set the mode switch to . images, all 16 of the frames are deleted at — Protect Select the Multi Burst image the same time. This function protects images against 1 Display the desired Multi Burst image accidental erasure.with /. The selected Multi Burst image is to delete. Mode switch played back continuously. 2 Press (Delete). Press when the desired 3 Select [Delete], then press . frame is displayed. All of the frames are deleted. “Step” appears. 60min M 1M 101 14/14 Step 12/16 MENU Control button 101-0014 20051110:30PM PLAY FRAME BACK/NEXT VOLUME • Note that formatting the “Memory Stick Duo” Advance the frame with / . erases all the data in the “Memory Stick Duo” : A next frame is displayed. When even if images are protected, and these images you keep and press , the frame cannot be recovered. advances. • It may take some time to protect the images. : A previous frame is displayed. When you keep and press , the frame advances in the reverse direction.

To return to the normal playback

Press in step . The playback starts from the frame displayed on the LCD screen., In single-image mode In index mode Select [OK] with , then press Set the mode switch to . Set the mode switch to , . The indicator turns white. The then slide the (index) to Display the image you want to selected images are protected. the W side to display the index protect with /. screen. To exit the Protect function Press MENU. Press MENU. Select [Cancel] in step or select [Exit] The menu appears. The menu appears. in step , then press . Select (Protect) with /, Select (Protect) with /, then press . To cancel individual protection then press . The displayed image is protected. The Select the image to be unprotected with (protect) indicator appears on the Select [Select] with /, then /// in step , then press . The image. indicator turns gray. Repeat this press . 60min operation for all images that are to be VGA 101 2/9 Select the image you want unprotected. Press MENU, select [OK], to protect with ///, then and then press . Protect press . Exit To protect all images in the BACK/NEXT The green indicator appears on the folder selected image. To continue and protect other Select [All In This Folder] in step , and images, select the desired press . Select [On], then press . image with /, then press . To cancel protection of all To cancel the protection images in the folder• SELECT MENU TONEXT Press again in step or . The Select [All In This Folder] in step , and indicator disappears. Repeat step to protect press . Select [Off], then press . other images. Press MENU. Advanced still image viewing, Select the desired size with

Changing image size /, then press .

— Resize The resized image is recorded in the recording folder as the newest file. You can change the image size of a recorded image, and save it as a new file. To cancel resizing You can resize to the following sizes: Select [Cancel] in step . 4M, 3M, 1M, VGA The original image is retained even after • You cannot change the size of movies or Multi resizing. Burst images. • When you change from a small size to a large Mode switch size, the image quality deteriorates. • You cannot resize to an image size of 3:2. • When you resize a 3:2 image, the upper and lower black portions will be displayed on the image. MENU Control button Set the mode switch to . Display the image you want to resize with /. Press MENU. The menu appears. Select (Resize) with /, then press .,

Printing still images

You can print images shot with your camera by the following methods. Direct printing (PictBridge compatible printer) (page 68) You can print by connecting the camera directly to a PictBridge compatible printer. Direct printing (“Memory Stick” compatible printer) You can print using a “Memory Stick” compatible printer. See the users manual supplied with the printer for details. Printing with a computer (page 91) You can print images that have been loaded to a computer using the “PicturePackage” software included on the CD-ROM supplied with your camera. See the users manual supplied with the printer for the printer operation method. Printing at a shop (page 73) Just bring the “Memory Stick Duo” and the Memory Stick Duo Adaptor to a print service shop. You can also mark the images you want to print beforehand with print marks. Still image printing, Single print Preparing the camera

Direct printing

Set the USB mode on the camera to Even if you do not have a computer, connect the camera with a printer. you can easily print images shot using your camera by connecting the camera Before operation to a PictBridge compliant printer. For Index print Set the menu to the Setup screen (pages 47 preparation, you only set the USB and 112). connection on the Setup screen and Mode switch connect the camera to the printer with the USB cable. Using a PictBridge compliant printer easily prints the index print*. * An index print function may not be provided depending on a printer.

MENU

Control button • Using the AC Adaptor is recommended to prevent the power from turning off partway • If you arrange the same image side by side, Select (Setup 2) with , 2 through printing. select [This image] in single-image mode, then then select [USB Connect] • You cannot print movies. set [Index] to [On] (page 70). • When an error notification is received from • The number of images printed on a single with //. the connected printer, the indicator flashes index print differs according to the printer. for approximately five seconds. Check the Select [PictBridge] with /, connected printer. then press . Setup21File Number: 2 USB Connect: PictBridge Clock Set: PTP Normal The USB mode is set.,

Connecting the camera to When [USB Connect] is not set Printing in single-image

the printer to [PictBridge] on the Setup mode screen Connect the (USB) jack of the camera When you connect the camera and a Even if you turn on the camera, you cannot and the USB jack on the printer with the printer, the print menu appears. use the PictBridge function. Disconnect the USB cable (supplied). Turn on the camera USB cable from the camera and set [USB Mode switch and the printer. Connect] to [PictBridge]. (page 68) The camera turns to playback mode regardless of the mode switch position, and an image in the selected playback folder and the print menu appear on the LCD screen.

MENU

Control button Select the desired printing After the connection is type with /, then press . made, the indicator 1M 101 2/9 appears on the LCD screen. PrintAll In This Folder DPOF image Select This image 1M 101 2/9 CancelPrinter Print All In This Folder DPOF image Select All In This Folder This image Cancel Prints all the images in the folder. DPOF image Prints all the images with the mark (page 73) regardless of the displayed image. Still image printing, Select Set the print setting with Select [Quantity] with , select Selects the images in order. Prints all ///. the number of sheets with the selected images. 1 Select the image you want to print 1M /.101 2/9 Print with /, then press . When [Index] is set to [Off]: the Index Off The mark appears on the Size Default number of sheets of the selected Date Off selected image. Quantity 1 image. • Repeat this step to print other images. Exit OK When [Index] is set to [On]: the 2 Select [Print] with , then press . number of sheets of index-images. Index When [This image] is selected in step This image Select [On] to print index-images. , this is the number of the same Prints the currently displayed image. image that can be arranged on a single Size sheet. Selects the desired paper size. • Depending on the number of index-images, Date it may not be possible to arrange all of the To insert the date and time on images, images on a single sheet. select [Date] or [Day&Time]. Select [OK] with /, then • If you select [This image] in step and print press . index-images, the same images are arranged side by side. The image is printed. • When you select [Date] for [Date] setting, the Do not disconnect the USB cable date will be inserted in the order set in “Setting while the (Not disconnect USB the date and time” (page 18). Date function cable) indicator appears on the LCD may not be provided depending on a printer. screen. • Setting items the printer does not support cannot be displayed. Printing 2/3 Exit, To cancel printing Printing in index mode Select the desired printing Select [Cancel] in step or select [Exit] If you connect your camera to the printer, type with /, then press . in step . the print menu appears. Press [Cancel] to exit the print menu. To print other images Select the image with / after step , Slide the (Index) to the then select [Print]. W side to display the index PrintCancel Select DPOF image screen. Select Press MENU. Selects the images in order. Prints all The menu appears. the selected images. Select (Print) with , then 1 Select the image you want to print with ///, then press . press . The mark appears on the selected image. • Repeat this step to print other images. 2 Press MENU. DPOF image Prints all the images with the mark (page 73) regardless of the displayed image. All In This Folder Prints all the images in the folder. Still image printing, Set the print setting with Select [Quantity] with , select To cancel printing ///. the number of sheets with Select [Cancel] in step or select [Exit] /. in step . Print When [Index] is set to [Off]: the Index Off Size Default number of sheets of the selected Date Off Quantity 1 image. Exit OK When [Index] is set to [On]: the number of sheets of index-images. Index When [This image] is selected in step Select [On] to print index-images. , this is the number of the same image that can be arranged on a single Size sheet. Selects the desired paper size. • Depending on the number of index-images, Date it may not be possible to arrange all of the To insert the date and time on images, images on a single sheet. select [Date] or [Day&Time]. Select [OK] with /, then • When you select [Date] for [Date] setting, the press . date will be inserted in the order set in “Setting the date and time” (page 18). Date function The image is printed. may not be provided depending on a printer. Do not disconnect the USB cable while the (Not disconnect USB cable) indicator appears on the LCD screen. Printing 2/3 Exit,

Marking print marks Marking print marks in Having images

Marking images you want to have printed single-image mode printed at a shop beforehand with print marks is convenient Set the mode switch to . when having images printed at a print

Note the following items when service shop. Display the image you want to

having images printed at a Mode switch mark with /. shop. • Contact the print service shop to Press MENU. determine what “Memory Stick” types The menu appears. are supported. Select (DPOF) with /, • When using a print service shop that then press . does not support “Memory Stick”, copy the images to a CD-R, etc., and bring The mark is marked on the displayed image. that to the shop instead. • Be sure to also bring the Memory Stick MENU 60min Control button 1M 101 2/9 Duo Adaptor to the shop. • You cannot mark movies. • Be sure to make a backup copy of the • When you mark images shot in Multi Burst data before using a print service shop. mode, all the images are printed on one sheet DPOF divided into 16 panels. ExitBACK/NEXT • You cannot set the number of prints. To continue and mark other images, display the desired image with /, then press .

To unmark the mark

Press again in step or . The mark disappears. Still image printing, Marking print marks in Repeat step to mark other index mode images. Set the mode switch to , Press MENU. then slide the (index) to the W side to display the index Select [OK] with , then press screen. . The mark turns white. The Press MENU. mark setting is completed. The menu appears. To unmark marks Select (DPOF) with /, Select the images to be unmarked with then press . /// in step , then press . Select [Select] with /, then press . To unmark all the marks in • You cannot mark the mark in [All In the folder This Folder]. Select [All In This Folder] in step , then press . Select [Off], then press . Select the image you want to mark with ///, then press To exit the mark function . Select [Cancel] in step or select [Exit] The green mark appears on the in step . selected image. • SELECT MENU TONEXT, Press the shutter button fully Using the self-timer

Shooting movies down. Set the mode switch to and follow the

You can shoot movies with sound using “REC” appears on the screen and the procedure on page 31. camera starts recording the image and your camera. • Do not touch the microphone during shooting sound. movies. Mode switch 60min STD640101 • You cannot use the following functions during REC 00:00:02(00:10:48) shooting movies: Microphone − Changing the zoom scale Shutter − Flash − Inserting the date and time • For the recording time in each movie mode, see page 108. • Recording stops when the “Memory Stick Duo” is full. Press the shutter button fully down again to stop recording. Control button Set the mode switch to . Indicators during shooting The screen indicators are not recorded. Press (Image Size). Each time you press , the status of the The Image Size setup appears. LCD screen changes as follows: Indicators off LCD backlight off Indicators on.Select the desired size with A histogram is not displayed. /. For a detailed description of the indicators, You can choose from [640(Fine)], see page 122. [640(Standard)] and [160]. • [640(Fine)] can be recorded only on “Memory Stick PRO Duo”. Enjoying movies, Press . Indicators during viewing

Viewing movies on The movie and sound are played back. movies

the LCD screen During playback, (playback) Each time you press , the status of the appears on the screen. screen changes as follows: Indicators off You can view movies on the LCD screen 60min STD640LCD backlight off Indicators on. 101 10/10 with sound from the speaker. 00:00:03 A histogram is not displayed. Mode switch For a detailed description of the indicators, Playback see page 124. Speaker 101_0010 20051110:30PM barPLAY BACK/NEXT VOLUME • The moving images recorded using earlier Sony models may be also displayed a size smaller.

To stop playback

Press again.

To adjust the volume

Control button Press / to adjust the volume. Set the mode switch to . To advance or rewind the movie Press (cue) or (rev) during playback. Select the desired moving To return to the normal playback, press . image with /. Movies with the image size [640(Fine)] or [640(Standard)] are displayed on the full screen. 60min STD640101 10/10 00:00:00 101_0010 20051110:30PM PLAY BACK/NEXT VOLUME • Movies with the image size [160] are displayed a size smaller.,

In single-image mode In index mode Deleting movies

Set the mode switch to . Set the mode switch to , You can delete unwanted movies. then slide (index) to the Display the movie you want to Mode switch W side to display an index delete with /. screen. Press (Delete). Press (Delete). The movie has not yet been deleted at this point. Select [Select] with /, then Select [Delete] with , then press . press . Select the movie you want The message “Access” appears, and to delete with ///, then Control button the movie has been deleted. press . To continue and delete other • You cannot delete protected movies. The green (Delete) indicator • Note that you cannot restore deleted movies. movie, display the movie you appears on the selected movie. want to delete with /, then repeat step .

To cancel deletion

SELECT TONEXT Select [Exit] in step or . The movie has not yet been deleted at this point. Repeat step to delete other movies. Press (Delete). Enjoying movies, Select [OK] with , then press Cutting a movie numbered 101_0002 . Cutting movies 101_0001 101_0003 The message “Access” appears, and You can cut movies, or delete unnecessary the movie has been deleted. portions of movies. Cutting or deleting123movies is the recommended function to use

To cancel deletion when the “Memory Stick Duo” capacity is 101_0002

Select [Exit] in step or . insufficient, or when you attach movies to 1. Cutting scene A. your e-mail messages. • To delete all the images in the folder, see page Note that the original movie is deleted1A2B344. when you cut it. 101_0002 Divide point

The file numbers assigned when 2. Cutting scene B.

movies are cut 101_0004 The cut movies are assigned new numbers13A2Band recorded as the newest files in the selected recording folder. The original 101_0005 movie is deleted, and that number is Divide skipped. point 3. Deleting scenes A and B if they are unnecessary. 101_0004 101_000713A2B101_0006 Delete Delete 4. Only the desired scenes remain. 132101_0006, Mode switch Decide on a cutting point. • You cannot cut the following images. – Still image Press the center at the desired – Movies not long enough to cut (about more cutting point. than two seconds) 60min STD640– Protected movies 101 10/10 Divide 00:00:02 • You cannot restore files once you cut them. Dividing Point • The cut movies are recorded as the newest filesOKin the selected recording folder. Cancel Exit MENU When you want to adjust the cutting Control button point, use [/] (frame rewind/ forward) and adjust the cutting point Set the mode switch to . using /. If you want to change the cutting point, select [Cancel]. The Select the movie you want to playback of the movie starts again. cut using /. When you have decided on a Press MENU. cutting point, select [OK] with The menu appears. /, and press . Select (Divide) with , then Select [OK] with , then press press . Next, select [OK] with . , then press . The movie is cut. The playback of the movie starts.

To cancel cutting

Select [Exit] in step or . The movie appears on the screen again. Enjoying movies, • If you connect two or more USB equipment When a USB connector is not

Copying images to to a single computer at the same time, some provided on your computer

equipment, including your camera, may your computer not operate depending on the type of USB When neither a USB connector nor a equipment. “Memory Stick” slot is provided, you can — For Windows users • Operations are not guaranteed when using a copy images using an additional device. USB hub. See the Sony Website for details. • Operations are not guaranteed for all the Recommended computer http://www.sony.net/recommended computer environments environment mentioned above. OS: Contents of the CD-ROM Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows 2000 Professional, USB mode USB Driver Windows Millennium Edition, Windows There are two modes for a USB connection This driver is needed in order to connect XP Home Edition, or Windows XP when connecting with a computer, the camera to a computer. Professional [Normal] and [PTP]* modes. The default When using Windows XP, you need not The above OS must be installed at the setting is the [Normal] mode. This section install the USB driver. factory. Operation is not assured in an describes the [Normal] mode as an environment upgraded to the operating example. Picture Package systems described above or in a multi-boot This application is used to transfer images * For a details on the PTP connection, see page environment. 114. from the camera to a computer easily. CPU: MMX Pentium 200 MHz or faster It also allows you to utilize the various USB connector: Provided as standard functions.Communication with your Display: 800 × 600 dots or more When you install “Picture Package,” the computer High Color (16-bit color, 65,000 colors) USB driver is also installed at the same When your computer resumes from the or more time.suspend or sleep mode, communication between your camera and your computer • The required operations may differ depending • This camera is compatible with Hi-Speed USB on your OS. (USB 2.0 compliant). may not recover at the same time. • Close down all applications running on • Connecting with a USB interface that is the computer before installing the USB compatible with Hi-Speed USB (USB driver and application. 2.0-compliant) allows advanced transfer (high- • When using Windows XP or Windows 2000, speed transfer). log on as Administrator.,

Installing the USB driver Click [USB Driver] on the title Click [Yes, I want to restart

When using Windows XP, you need not screen. my computer now], then click install the USB driver. [Finish]. Once the USB driver is installed, you need not install the USB driver. Turn on your computer, and insert the CD-ROM (supplied) into the CD-ROM drive. Do not connect your camera to The “InstallShield Wizard” screen your computer at this time. appears. Your computer restarts. Then, you can Click [Next]. establish USB connection. The install menu screen appears. If it does not appear, double- Remove the CD-ROM. click (My Computer) (PICTUREPACKAGE) in that order. • When also using the supplied image utility software “Picture Package”, click [Picture Package]. The USB driver will be installed when “Picture Package” is installed (page 87). The USB driver installation starts. • When the computer is in use, shut When the installation is completed, the down all application software screen informs you of completion. before you install the USB driver. Enjoying images on your computer,

Connecting the camera to Set the mode switch to .

USB Mode your computer Turn on your conputer and the Normal Access Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” camera. indicators* with the images you want to Connect the USB cable Switch on MENU copy into the camera, then (supplied) to the (USB) jack “USB Mode Normal” appears on the close the battery/“Memory of the camera. LCD screen of the camera. When a Stick Duo” cover. USB connection is established for the first time, your computer automatically runs the used program to recognize the camera. Wait for a while. * During communication, the access indicators turn red. Do not operate the computer until the indicators turn white. Connect the USB cable to your • If “USB Mode Normal” does not appear in Open the jack cover, and computer. step , press MENU, select [USB Connect], and set it to [Normal]. connect the AC Adaptor (supplied), then plug the adaptor into a wall outlet (wall socket). AC Adaptor To a wall outlet (wall socket) • When using Windows XP, the AutoPlay wizard automatically appears on the desktop. Proceed to page 84. • When you copy images to your computer using the battery pack, copying may be failed or cause data corruption by battery shutoff. We recommend that you use the AC Adaptor., Disconnecting the USB cable Copying images When an image with the same from your computer, removing – Windows 98/98SE/2000/Me file name exists in the copy the “Memory Stick Duo” from destination folder your camera or turning off the Double-click [My Computer], The overwrite confirmation message camera during USB connection then double-click [Removable appears. When you overwrite the Disk]. existing image with the new one, the The contents of the “Memory Stick original file data is deleted. For Windows 2000, Me, or XP users Duo” inserted in your camera appear. 1 Double-click on the tasktray. • This section describes an example of copying To change the file name images to the “My Documents” folder. To copy an image file to the computer • When the “Removable Disk” icon is not without overwriting, change the file shown, see page 84. name to the desired name and then copy • When using Windows XP, see page 84. the image file. However, note that if you Double-click here Double-click [DCIM], then change the file name, you may not be able to play back that image with your 2 Click (Sony DSC), then click [Stop]. double-click the folder that the image files you want to copy camera. To play back images with the 3 Confirm the device on the confirmation camera, perform the operation on page window, then click [OK]. are stored. 87. 4 Click [OK]. Right-click the image file to Step 4 is unnecessary for Windows XP display the menu, then select users. [Copy] from the menu. 5 Disconnect the USB cable, remove the “Memory Stick Duo”, or turn off the Double-click the [My camera. Documents] folder and right- click on the “My Documents” For Windows 98 or 98SE users window to display the menu, Confirm that the access indicators (page then select [Paste] from the 82) on the screen are turned white and menu. carry out only step 5 above. The image files are copied to the “My Documents” folder. Enjoying images on your computer,

When a removable disk icon is – Windows XP Select [Nothing. I’m finished

not shown working with these pictures], 1 Copying images using the Right-click [My Computer] to display then click [Next]. the menu, then click [Properties]. Windows XP AutoPlay wizard The “Completing the Scanner and The “System Properties” screen Make a USB connection (page Camera Wizard” screen appears. appears. 82). Click [Copy pictures to a Click [Finish]. 2 Display [Device Manager]. folder on my computer using The wizard closes. Click [Hardware]. Microsoft Scanner and Camera Click [Device Manager]. • To continue copying other images, follow • For Windows 98, 98SE, Me users, step Wizard], then click [OK]. the procedure given under on page 83 to is unnecessary. Click the [Device The “Scanner and Camera Wizard” disconnect the USB cable and reconnect it. Manager] tab. screen appears. Then, perform the procedure from step again. 3 If [ Sony DSC] is displayed, delete Click [Next]. it. The images stored on the “Memory Right-click [ Sony DSC]. Stick Duo” are displayed. Click [Uninstall]. The “Confirm Device Removal” Click the checkbox of images screen appears. that you do not want to copy • For Windows 98, 98SE, Me users, click [Remove]. to your computer to remove Click [OK]. the checkmark, then click The device is deleted. [Next]. The “Picture Name and Destination” Try the USB driver installation again using screen appears. the CD-ROM (page 81). Select a name and destination for your pictures, then click [Next]. Image copying starts. When the copying is completed, the “Other Options” screen appears.,

Viewing the images on your Image file storage destinations and file names

computer The image files recorded with your camera are grouped as folders in the “Memory Stick Duo”. Click [Start], then click [My Documents]. Example: when viewing folders on Windows XP The “My Documents” folder contents are displayed. • This section describes the procedure for viewing copied images in the “My Documents” folder. • When not using Windows XP, double-click [My Documents] on the desktop. Double-click the desired image Folder containing image data which was recorded file. using the camera not equipped with the folder The image is displayed. creating function Folder containing image data which was recorded using your camera. When not creating any folders, there is only the “101MSDCF” folder Folder containing movie data, etc., which was recorded using the camera not equipped with the folder creating function • You cannot record any images to “100MSDCF” or “MSSONY” folders. The images in these folders are available only for viewing. • For more information about the folder, see pages 48, 60. Enjoying images on your computer, Folder File name File meaning 101MSDCF to DSC0.JPG • Still image files shot in 999MSDCF − Normal mode (page 26) − Burst mode (page 57) − Multi Burst mode (page 58) MOV0.MPG • Movie files (page 75) MOV0.THM • Index image files recorded simultaneously in movie mode (page 75) • stands for any number within the range from 0001 to 9999. • The numerical portions of a movie file recorded in movie mode and its corresponding index image file are the same.,

Viewing image files once Right-click the image file, then Installing “Picture Package”

copied to a computer with click [Rename]. Change the and “ImageMixer VCD2” your camera file name to “DSC0”. “Picture Package” is only for When an image file copied to a computer Enter a number from 0001 to 9999 for Windows computers. no longer remains in a “Memory Stick . You can use the “Picture Package” Duo”, you can view that image again on software on your Windows computer to • An extension may be displayed depending on your camera by copying the image file in compile the images shot with your camera. the computer settings. The extension for still the computer to a “Memory Stick Duo”. images is JPG, and the extension for movies is When you install “Picture Package,” the MPG. Do not change the extension. USB driver is also installed at the same • Step is not necessary when the file name set time. with your camera has not been changed. Copy the image file to the • You may be unable to play back some images “Memory Stick Duo” folder. • When the computer is in use, shut down all depending on the image size. Right-click the image file, then application software before you install “Picture • When an image file has been processed by a computer or when the image file was recorded click [Copy]. Package.” using a model other than your camera, Select and double-click the playback on your camera is not guaranteed. [DCIM] folder from [Removable For computer environment • When the overwrite confirmation message Disk] or [Sony MemoryStick] in See page 80 for the basic Windows appears, enter a different number in step . [My Computer]. operating environment. Other system • When there is no folder, first create a folder Right-click the [MSDCF] requirements are as follows. with your camera and then copy the image file folder in the [DCIM] folder and (page 48). click [Paste]. stands for any Software: Macromedia Flash Player 6.0 number within the range from 100 or later, Windows Media Player 7.0 or to 999. later, DirectX 9.0b or later Sound card: 16-bit stereo sound card with speakers Memory: 64 MB or more (128 MB or more is recommended.) Hard Disk: Disk space required for installation: approximately 500 MB Display: Video card (Direct Draw driver compliant) with 4 MB of VRAM Enjoying images on your computer, • When automatically creating slide shows Select the desired language, Click [Next]. (page 91), a Pentium III 500 MHz or then click [Next]. faster CPU is required. • When using “ImageMixer VCD2,” a Pentium III 800 MHz or faster CPU is recommended. • This software is compatible with DirectX technology. “DirectX” must be installed for use. • A separate environment for operating the Click [Install] on the “Ready to recording device is required in order to • This section describes the English screen. write to CD-Rs. Install the Program” screen. Click [Next]. The installation starts. Turn on your computer, and The “License Agreement” screen insert the CD-ROM (supplied) appears. into the CD-ROM drive. Read the agreement carefully. If you accept the terms of the agreement, The installation menu screen appears. check the “I accept the terms of the • If you have not yet installed the USB driver license agreement” checkbox and (page 81), do not connect the camera to the click [Next]. computer before you install the “Picture Package” software (except for Windows XP). When the installation is completed, the Click [Picture Package/ “Welcome to setup for ImageMixer ImageMixer VCD2]. VCD2” screen appears. “Choose Setup Language” screen appears., Click [Next], then follow the Copying images using Using “Picture Package” instructions. “Picture Package” Start up the [Picture Package Menu] on the Connect the camera and your desktop to use the various functions. computer with the USB cable. “Picture Package” starts up automatically • The initial screen may differ depending on your computer. You can change the menu and the images are copied to the computer display order to suit your taste by clicking automatically. After the images are copied, [Settings] at the lower-right corner of the “Picture Package Viewer” starts up and the screen. images copied are displayed. • For details on the use of the application If the “Welcome to setup for Direct software, click at the upper-right corner of X” screen appears after you install each screen to show the on-line help. the application software, follow the Technical support of “Picture Package” instructions. is provided by the Pixela User Support Center. For more information, refer Confirm if the checkbox of to the enclosed information with the “Yes, I want to restart my CD-ROM. computer now” is checked, then click [Finish]. Your computer restarts. • Normally “Picture Package” and “Date” folders are created inside the “My Picture” folder, and all of the image files recorded with the camera are copied into these folders. • If “Picture Package” cannot copy images automatically, start up “Picture Package Menu” and check [Settings] in [Copy automatically]. The shortcut icons of “Picture Package Menu” and “Picture Package destination Folder” are displayed. Remove the CD-ROM. Enjoying images on your computer,

Viewing images on a computer Storing images on a CD-R Creating a video CD with a

Click [Viewing video and pictures on PC] Click [Save the images on CD-R] on the menu (“ImageMixer VCD2”) on the left side of the screen, then click left side of the screen, then click [Save the “ImageMixer VCD2” is compatible with [Viewing video and pictures on PC] in the images on CD-R] in the lower-right corner High resolution still image video CD. lower-right corner of the screen. of the screen. Click [Burning Video CD] on the left side of the screen, then click [Burning Video CD] in the lower-right corner of the screen. The screen used for viewing images The screen used for storing images on appears. a CD-R appears. • A CD-R drive is required to store images on a CD-R. For further information on compatible drives, see the following home page of the The “ImageMixer VCD2” screen Pixela User Support Center. http://www.ppackage.com/ appears. Click [Video CD]. Select the folder in which the desired images are stored. Select the desired folder on the left frame, then click [Add]. The selected folder moves to the right frame. Click [Next]., Set up the menu background, Creating a slide show Printing images buttons, titles, and so on, then Click [Automatic Slideshow Producer] click [Next]. on the left side of the screen, then click Perform the procedures Confirm the set up according to your [Automatic Slideshow Producer] in the described under “Viewing preferences. lower-right corner of the screen. images on a computer” (page 90) to display the list of Confirm the preview of the images. Video CD file. Click the file you want to preview Double-click and select the on the left frame. images you want to print from Click [] to preview the file. the list. Click [Next] and enter the disk Click the button on the name. The screen used for creating a slide screen. When you insert a CD-R in the CD-R show appears. drive and click [Write], the screen used for writing to a disc appears. The screen used for printing images appears. Enjoying images on your computer, Click [File] in the upper-left USB mode corner of the screen, then Copying images to There are two modes for a USB connection select [Print]. your computer when connecting with a computer, [Normal] and [PTP]* modes. The default — For Macintosh users setting is the [Normal] mode. This section describes the [Normal] mode as an

Recommended computer example.

environment * For a details on the PTP connection, see page 114. OS: Mac OS 9.1, 9.2, or Mac OS X (v10.0/ v10.1/v10.2/v10.3) Communication with your The above OS must be installed at the The printing wizard screen appears. computerfactory. Set the paper size and the USB connector: Provided as standard When your computer resumes from the • If you connect two or more USB equipment suspend or sleep mode, communication number of sheets and print to a single computer at the same time, some between your camera and your computer images. equipment, including your camera, may may not recover at the same time. not operate depending on the type of USB equipment. • Operations are not guaranteed when using a When a USB connector is not USB hub. provided on your computer • Operations are not guaranteed for all the When neither a USB connector nor a recommended computer environments “Memory Stick” slot is provided, you can mentioned above. copy images using an additional device. See the Sony Website for details. http://www.sony.net/, Connecting your camera to Viewing the images on your Using “ImageMixer VCD2” your computer computer “ImageMixer VCD2” is also compatible For details, see page 82. 1 Double-click the hard disk icon. with Macintosh (Mac OS X (v10.1.5)). Disconnecting the USB cable, Using “ImageMixer VCD2” on the CD-2 Double-click the desired image file in removing the “Memory Stick Duo” ROM supplied with your camera, you the folder containing the copied files. from your camera or turning off the can create a video CD using the image or The image file opens. power during USB connection movie materials that are stored in your Drag and drop the drive icon or the icon of • “Picture Package” cannot be used with computer. Macintosh. the “Memory Stick” to the “Trash” icon, • “ImageMixer VCD2” for Macintosh can create then disconnect the USB cable, remove only the disk image to store the image file on a the “Memory Stick Duo”, or turn off the CD-R in the video CD format. Toast by Roxio camera. (not supplied) is required to create a video CD. • When the computer is in use, shut down all • If you are using Mac OS X v10.0, disconnect other application software before you install the USB cable etc., after you have turned your “ImageMixer VCD2.” computer off. Technical support of “ImageMixer Copying images VCD2” is provided by the Pixela User Support Center. For more information, 1 Double-click the newly recognized icon refer to the enclosed information with on the desktop. the CD-ROM. The contents of the “Memory Stick Duo” inserted in your camera appear. 2 Double-click [DCIM]. 3 Double-click the folder that the images you want to copy are stored. 4 Drag and drop the image files to the hard disk icon. • The image files are copied to your hard disk. For details on the storage location of the images and file names, see page 85. Enjoying images on your computer,

Required computer environment Installing “ImageMixer VCD2” Creating a video CD with a

OS: Mac OS X (v10.1.5 or later) 1 Turn on your computer. menu The above OS must be installed at the • The display settings should be 1024 × 768 “ImageMixer VCD2” is compatible with factory. dots or higher and 32,000 colors or higher. High resolution still image video CD. CPU: iMac, eMac, iBook, PowerBook, Power Mac G3/G4 series 2 Insert the CD-ROM (supplied) into the 1 Open the [ImageMixer] folder in Memory: 128 MB or more (256 MB or CD-ROM drive. [Application]. more is recommended.) 3 Double-click the CD-ROM icon. 2 Click [ImageMixer VCD2]. Hard Disk: Disk space required for 4 Copy the [IMXINST.SIT] file in the installation: approximately 250 MB 3 Carry out steps to on page 90. Display: [MAC] folder to the hard disk icon. 1024 × 768 dots or more, 4 Click [Next] and enter the disk name 32,000 colors or more 5 Double-click the [IMXINST.SIT] file in and its destination. the copy-to folder. • QuickTime 4 or later must be pre-installed. The preperation for storing the file on a (QuickTime 5 is recommended.) 6 Double-click the [ImageMixer VCD2_ CD-R is completed. • Operations are not guaranteed for all the Install] extracted file. recommended computer environments mentioned above. 7 After the user information screen appears, enter the desired name and password. The installation of the software starts.,

Troubleshooting

If you experience trouble with your 2 Should your camera still not work 3 Should your camera still not work camera, try the following solutions. properly, press the RESET button inside properly, consult your Sony dealer or 1 First check the items on the the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover local authorized Sony service facility. tables below. If code displays using a fine-tipped object, then turn “C::” appear on the on the power again. (All the settings screen, the self-diagnosis display including date and time are cleared and function is working (page 107). reset to the factory settings.) RESET button

Battery pack and power

Symptom Cause/Solution You cannot charge the battery pack. • The camera is turned on. Turn the camera off (page 17). The battery pack cannot be installed. • Install the battery pack while pushing the battery eject lever toward the front of the camera using the tip of the battery pack (page 13). • Install the battery pack correctly (page 13). The /CHG lamp flashes when • Install the battery pack correctly (page 13). charging a battery pack. • The battery pack has malfunctioned. Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • The battery pack is discharged. Re-insert the AC Adaptor and then charge the battery pack. Troubleshooting, Symptom Cause/Solution The /CHG lamp does not light up • The AC Adaptor is disconnected. Properly connect the AC Adaptor (page 16). when charging a battery pack. • The AC Adaptor has malfunctioned. Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • Install the battery pack correctly (page 13). • The battery pack is completely charged. • The battery pack is discharged. Re-insert the AC Adaptor and then charge the battery pack. The battery remaining indicator • You have used the camera in an extremely hot or an extremely cold location (page 115). is incorrect, or sufficient battery • A deviation has occurred in the remaining battery time. Fully discharge and then charge the battery remaining indicator is displayed but pack so that the battery remaining indicator functions correctly (page 14). the power runs out soon. • The battery pack is discharged. Install a charged battery pack (page 13). • The battery pack is dead (page 119). Replace the battery pack with a new one. The battery pack runs down too • The battery pack is dead (page 119). Replace the battery pack with a new one. quickly. • You have used the camera in an extremely cold location (page 115). • The battery terminal is dirty. Clean the battery terminal with a cotton swab, etc., and charge the battery pack. • After charging the battery pack, disconnect the DC plug from your camera. You cannot turn on the camera. • Install the battery pack correctly (page 13). • The AC Adaptor is disconnected. Properly connect the AC Adaptor (page 16). • The AC Adaptor has malfunctioned. Consult your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. • The battery pack is discharged. Install a charged battery pack (page 13). • The battery pack is dead (page 119). Replace the battery pack with a new one. The power turns off suddenly. • If you do not operate the camera for about three minutes while the power is on, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery pack. Turn on the camera again (page 17) or use the AC Adaptor (page 16). • The battery pack is discharged. Install a charged battery pack (page 13).,

Shooting still images/movies

Symptom Cause/Solution The LCD screen is not turned on even • The LCD backlight is turned off with in the dark place. Turn on the LCD backlight with when the power is turned on. (page 29). The subject is not visible on the LCD • Set the mode switch to or (pages 27 and 75). screen. The image is out of focus. • The subject is too close. Position the camera further away from the minimum shooting distance (approx. 12 cm (4 3/4 inches) at W side/50 cm (19 3/4 inches) at T side), then shoot the image. • When shooting still images, select the other mode than (Twilight mode) or (Landscape mode) for the Scene Selection function (page 39). Optical zoom does not work. • You cannot change the zoom scale when shooting movies. Precision digital zoom does not • [Digital Zoom] is set to [Smart] or [Off] on the Setup screen. Set [Digital Zoom] to [Precision] function. (pages 30 and 112). • The mode switch is set to . Set the mode switch to . Smart zoom does not function. • [Digital Zoom] is set to [Precision]or [Off] on the Setup screen. Set [Digital Zoom] to [Smart] (pages 30 and 112). • The image size is set to [4M] or [3:2]. Set image size to other settings except [4M] and [3:2] (pages 22). • The smart zoom cannot be used in Multi Burst mode (pages 30 and 58). • The mode switch is set to . Set the mode switch to . The image is too dark. • You are shooting a subject with a light source behind the subject. Select the metering mode (page 55) or adjust the exposure (pages 52 and 109). • The brightness of the LCD screen is too low. Adjust the brightness of the LCD backlight (page 113). • Turn on the LCD backlight with (page 29). The image is too bright. • You are shooting a spotlighted subject in a dark location such as on a stage. Adjust the exposure (pages 52 and 109). • The brightness of the LCD screen is too bright. Adjust the brightness of the LCD backlight (page 113). The image is monochrome (black and • Set [PFX] (P. Effect) to the other modes than [B&W] (page 59). white). Vertical streaks appear when you are • The smear phenomenon is occurring. This phenomenon is not a malfunction. shooting a very bright subject. Troubleshooting, Symptom Cause/Solution Noise appears in the image when you • The camera is functioning to increase the visibility of the LCD screen by temporarily brightening the view the LCD screen in a dark place. image under conditions of low illumination. There is no effect on the recorded image. Your camera cannot record images. • No “Memory Stick Duo” has been inserted. Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (page 21). • The capacity of the “Memory Stick Duo” is full. Delete unnecessary images saved in the “Memory Stick Duo” (pages 42 and 77) or change the “Memory Stick Duo”. • You are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with the write-protect switch, and the switch is set to the LOCK position. Set the switch to the recording position (page 117). • You cannot record images while charging the flash. • Set the mode switch to when shooting still images (page 27). • Set the mode switch to when shooting movies (page 75). • The image size is set to [640(Fine)] when recording movies. Insert a “Memory Stick PRO Duo” (pages 75 and 116) or set the image size to other than [640(Fine)]. Recording takes a long time. • NR slow shutter function is activated (page 39). The flash does not work. • The mode switch is set to other than . Set the mode switch to (page 27). • The flash is set to (No flash). Set the flash to auto (No indicator), (Forced flash) or SL (Slow synchro) (page 32). • When shooting still images, select the other mode than (Twilight mode) or (Candle mode) for the Scene Selection function (page 39). • When (Landscape mode), (Snow mode) or (Beach mode) is selected for the Scene Selection function, set the flash to (Forced flash) (page 32). • Set [Mode] (REC Mode) to [Normal]. Fuzzy specks appear in images shot • Dust in the air reflected the flash light and appeared in the image. This is not a malfunction. using the flash. You cannot shoot continuously. • The capacity of the “Memory Stick Duo” is full. Delete unnecessary images saved in the “Memory Stick Duo” (pages 42 and 77) or change the “Memory Stick Duo”. • The battery pack is discharged, so you can shoot only one image. Install a charged battery pack (page 13). The eyes of the subject come out red. • Set [Red Eye Reduction] on the Setup screen to [On] (pages 33 and 112). • Approach the subject and shoot from within the recommended shooting distance using the flash (page 32). • Increase the indoor brightness and shoot the image., Symptom Cause/Solution The date and time are recorded • Set the correct date and time (pages 18 and 114). incorrectly. The F value and shutter speed flash • Adjust the correct exposure (page 52). when you press and hold the shutter button halfway down.

Viewing images

Symptom Cause/Solution Your camera cannot play back • Set the mode switch to (page 40). images. • The folder/file name has been changed on your computer (page 87). • Playback of image files that have been modified by a computer or images shot using other cameras on your camera is not guaranteed. • The camera is in USB mode. Cancel USB communication (pages 83 and 93). The image appears rough right after • The image may appear rough right after playback starts due to the image processing. This condition playback starts. is not a malfunction. The image cannot be played back on • See page 100. a computer.

Deleting/Editing Images

Symptom Cause/Solution Your camera cannot delete an image. • The image is protected. Cancel the protection (page 64). • You are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with the write-protect switch, and the switch is set to the LOCK position. Set the switch to the recording position (page 117). You have deleted an image by • Marking (protect) will prevent you from deleting images by mistake (page 64). mistake. • If you are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with write-protect switch, we recommend that you set the switch to the LOCK position to prevent accidental erasure (page 117). The resizing function does not work. • You cannot resize movies and Multi Burst images. You cannot display a print (DPOF) • You cannot display print (DPOF) marks on movies. mark. Troubleshooting, Symptom Cause/Solution You cannot cut a movie. • The movie is not long enough to cut. • Protected movie cannot be cut. Cancel the protection (page 64). • Still images cannot be cut.

Computers

Symptom Cause/Solution You do not know if the OS of your • Check “Recommended computer environment” (pages 80 and 92). computer is compatible. You cannot install the USB driver. • In Windows 2000, log on as Administrator (authorized Administrators) (page 80). Your computer does not recognize • Turn on the camera (page 17). your camera. • The battery level is low. Use the AC Adaptor (page 16). • Use the supplied USB cable (pages 82 and 92). • Disconnect the USB cable from both the computer and the camera, and connect it again firmly. Make sure that “USB Mode” is displayed on the LCD screen (page 82). • Set [USB Connect] to [Normal] on the Setup screen (pages 47 and 114). • The USB connectors on your computer are connected to other equipment besides the keyboard, the mouse, and the camera. Disconnect all equipment other than the keybord and the mouse from the USB connectors (page 80). • The camera is not connected directly to your computer. Connect the camera directly to your computer without passing through a USB hub or other device (page 80). • Install the USB driver (page 81). • Your computer does not properly recognize the device because you connected the camera and your computer with the USB cable before you installed the “USB Driver” from the supplied CD-ROM. Delete the erroneously recognized device from your computer (page 84), then install the USB driver (page 81). You cannot copy images. • Make a correct USB connection between the camera and your computer (pages 82 and 93). • Follow the designated copy procedure for your OS (pages 83, 84, 89 and 92). • You attempted to shoot using a “Memory Stick Duo” formatted by a computer. Shoot using a “Memory Stick Duo” formatted by your camera. After making a USB connection, • Start up the “Picture Package Menu” and check [Settings]. “Picture Package” does not • Make a USB connection when the computer is turned on (page 82). automatically start., Symptom Cause/Solution The image cannot be played back on • If you are using the “Picture Package” application software, click on help at the upper-right corner a computer. of each screen. • Consult the computer or software manufacturer. The image and sound are interrupted • You are playing back the movie directly from the “Memory Stick Duo”. Copy the movie to the hard by noise when you view a movie on a disk of your computer and then play back the movie from the hard disk (pages 83, 84, 89 and 92). computer. You cannot print an image. • Check the printer settings. Images once copied to a computer • Copied to a wrong folder. Copy them to an available folders, such as “101MSDCF” (page 87). cannot be viewed on the camera. • The folder/file name has been changed on your computer (page 87). “Memory Stick Duo” Symptom Cause/Solution You cannot insert a “Memory Stick • You are inserting the “Memory Stick Duo” backwards. Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” from the Duo”. correct side (page 21). You cannot record on a “Memory Stick • You are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with the write-protect switch, and the switch is set to the Duo”. LOCK position. Set the switch to the recording position (page 117). • The capacity of the “Memory Stick Duo” is full. Delete unnecessary images (pages 42 and 77). • The image size is set to [640(Fine)] when recording movies. Insert a “Memory Stick PRO Duo” (pages 75 and 117) or set the image size to other than [640(Fine)]. You cannot format a “Memory Stick • You are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with the write-protect switch, and the switch is set to the Duo”. LOCK position. Set the switch to the recording position (page 117). You have formatted a “Memory Stick • All the data on the “Memory Stick Duo” are deleted by formatting. You cannot restore them. If you Duo” by mistake. are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with write-protect switch, we recommend that you set the switch to the LOCK position to prevent accidental erasure (page 117). Troubleshooting,

PictBridge compliant printer

Symptom Cause/Solution The connection cannot be • Consult with the printer manufacturer whether the printer is compliant with the PictBridge or not. established. • Check that the printer is turned on and can connect with the camera. • Set [USB Connect] to [PictBridge] on the Setup screen (page 114). • Depending on the circumstances, the connection may not be established. Disconnect and connect the USB cable again. If an error message is indicated on the printer, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the printer. You cannot print images. • The camera is not connected to the printer. Check that the camera and the printer are properly connected using the USB cable. • Turn on the printer. For further information, refer to the operating instructions supplied with it. • If you select [Exit] during printing, you may not print again depending on your printer. Disconnect and connect the USB cable again. If you cannot print still, disconnect the USB cable, turn off and on the printer, then connect the USB cable again. • Movies cannot be printed. • Images modified with a computer or images shot using other than this camera may not be able to be printed. Printing is canceled. • You disconnected the USB cable before the (Not disconnect USB cable) mark disappears. You cannot insert the date or print • Consult with the printer manufacturer whether the printer provides date function or index print images in the index mode. function or not. • The date may not be inserted in the index mode depending on the printer. Consult with the printer manufacturer. The paper size you want to print on • Check with the printer manufacturer whether the printer supports the paper size you want to print on. does not appear. “- - -” is printed on the date- • The images that do not have the recording date data cannot be printed with the date inserted. Set inserted part. [Date] to [Off] and print the image. You cannot print with the current • If the printer paper was changed to paper of a different size after the camera was connected to the paper size setting of the printer. printer, disconnect and connect the USB cable again. • The printing setting of the camera differs from the printer setting. Change the paper size setting of the camera (pages 70 and 72) or change the printer setting., Symptom Cause/Solution You cannot perform other operations • The printer is performing the printing stop processing, so wait for this processing to finish. (This when printing is stopped. processing may take some time depending on the printer.)

Others

Symptom Cause/Solution A slight rattling noise is heard from • Linear mechanisms are used for some of the lens functions of your camera. This is not a inside your camera when you move malfunction. the camera. Your camera does not work. • You are not using an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack. Use an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (page 118). • The battery level is low. (The indicator appears.) Charge the battery pack (page 13). • Connect the AC Adaptor securely to the DC IN jack of your camera and to a wall outlet (wall socket) (page 16). The power is on, but the camera does • The built-in microcomputer is not working properly. Disconnect, and then, after one minute, not work. reconnect all power sources and turn on the camera. If this does not work, press the RESET button inside the battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover with a fine-tipped object, then turn the power on again. (This will clear the date and time settings, etc.) (page 95) You cannot identify an indicator on • Check the indicator (pages 121 to 124). the screen. The lens gets fogged. • Moisture condensation has occurred. Turn off the camera and leave for about an hour at room temperature for the moisture to evaporate before use (page 116). The camera becomes warm when you • This is not a malfunction. use it for the long time. The lens does not move when you • The battery pack is discharged. Replace the battery pack with a charged battery pack (page 13) or turn off the camera. use the AC Adaptor (page 16). Troubleshooting,

Warnings and

messages The following messages may appear on the screen. Message Meaning/Corrective Action No Memory Stick • Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (page 21). System error • Turn the power off and on again (page 17). Memory Stick error • The inserted “Memory Stick Duo” cannot be used in your camera (page 116). • The “Memory Stick Duo” is damaged. • The terminal section of the “Memory Stick Duo” is dirty. • Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” correctly (page 21). Memory Stick type error • The inserted “Memory Stick Duo” cannot be used in your camera (page 116). Format error • Failed to format the “Memory Stick Duo”. Format the “Memory Stick Duo” again (page 44). Memory Stick locked • You are using the “Memory Stick Duo” with the write-protect switch, and the switch is set to the LOCK position. Set the switch to the recording position (page 117). No memory space • The capacity of the “Memory Stick Duo” is insufficient. You cannot record images. Delete unnecessary images (pages 42 and 77). Read only memory • Your camera cannot record or delete images to this “Memory Stick Duo”. No file in this folder • No images have been recorded in this folder. Folder error • A folder with the same first three digits number already exists in the “Memory Stick Duo”. (For example: 123MSDCF and 123ABCDE) Select other folders, or create a new folder. Cannot create more • The folder whose first three digits of the name is “999” exists in the “Memory Stick Duo”. You cannot create any folders folders. Cannot record • The camera cannot record images in the selected folder. Select a different folder (page 49). File error • An error occurred while playing back the image. File protect • The image is protected against erasure. Release the protection (page 64)., Message Meaning/Corrective Action For "InfoLITHIUM" battery • The battery pack is not the “InfoLITHIUM” type. only Image size over • You are playing back an image of a size that cannot be played back on your camera. Cannot divide • The movie is not long enough to be divided (about more than two seconds). • The file is not a movie. Invalid operation • You are playing back a file that was created on equipment other than this camera. • The battery level is low or zero. Charge the battery pack (page 13). Depending on the conditions of use or the type of battery pack, the indicator may flash even though there are still 5 to 10 minutes of remaining battery time left. • Camera shake may occur due to insufficient light. Use the flash, mount the camera on a tripod, or otherwise secure the camera in place. Turn the power off and on • A problem with the lens caused an error. again 640(Fine) is not available • 640(Fine) size movies can be recorded only using “Memory Stick PRO Duo”. Insert a “Memory Stick PRO Duo” or set the image size to other than [640(Fine)]. Enable printer to connect • [USB Connect] is set to [PictBridge], however the camera is connected to a non-PictBridge compliant device. Check the device. • Depending on the circumstances, the connection may not be established. Disconnect and connect the USB cable again. If an error message is indicated on the printer, refer to the operating instructions supplied with the printer. Connect to device • You tried to print images before the printer connection was established. Connect to a PictBridge compliant printer. No printable image • You tried to execute [DPOF image] without checking the mark. • You tried to execute [All In This Folder] while selecting the folder that stores only movies. You cannot print movies. Printer busy • Since the printer is busy, it cannot receive print requests. Check the printer. Paper error • A paper error occurred, such as paper-out, paper-jam, etc. Check the printer. Ink error • An ink error has occurred in the connected printer, or the ink is low. Check the printer. Printer error • The camera received an error from the printer. Check the printer, or check if the image you want to print is corrupted. • The data transmission to the printer may not be completed yet. Do not disconnect the USB cable. Troubleshooting, Message Meaning/Corrective Action Processing • The printer is performing the printing stop processing. Printing is not possible until this processing is completed. This processing may take some time depending on the printer.,

Self-diagnosis display Code Cause Countermeasure

C:32: There is trouble with your • Turn the power off and on again (page – If a code starting with an alphabet camera’s hardware. 17). letter appears C:13: The camera cannot read or write • Re-insert the “Memory Stick Duo” data on the “Memory Stick several times. Your camera has a self-diagnosis display. Duo”. This function displays the camera An unformatted “Memory Stick • Format the “Memory Stick Duo” (page condition on the LCD screen with a Duo” is inserted. 44). combination of a letter and four numerical The inserted “Memory Stick • Insert a new “Memory Stick Duo” (page digits. If this occurs, check the following Duo” cannot be used with your 21). code chart and attempt the corresponding camera, or the data is damaged. corrective actions. The last two digits E:61: A camera malfunction that you • Press the RESET button inside the (indicated by ) will differ depending E:91: cannot reverse has occurred. battery/“Memory Stick Duo” cover. (page on the state of the camera. 95) If you are unable to solve the problem even after trying the corrective actions a few times, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. C:32:ss Self-diagnosis display Troubleshooting, Multi Burst (Units: images)

Number of images 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB

that can be saved or 1M 24 (46) 50 (93) 101 (187) 202 (376) 357 (649) 726 (1320) shooting time Movie The number of images that can be saved 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB and the shooting time differ, depending on 640(Fine) — — — — 0:02:57 0:06:02 the capacity of the “Memory Stick Duo”, 640(Standard) 0:00:42 0:01:27 0:02:56 0:05:54 0:10:42 0:21:47 the image size, and the image quality. 160 0:11:12 0:22:42 0:45:39 1:31:33 2:51:21 5:47:05 Refer to the following charts when you The numbers indicate the recording time. For example: “1:34:45” indicates “1 hour, 34 minutes, 45 choose a “Memory Stick Duo”. seconds.” • The image size is as follows: • The number of images is listed in Fine 640(Fine): 640×480 (Standard) order. 640(Standard): 640×480 • The values for the number of images 160: 160×112 that can be saved and the shooting time may vary, depending on the shooting conditions. • For normal shooting times and numbers of images that can be saved, see page 25. • When the number of remaining shooting images is greater than 9,999, the “>9999” indicator appears on the LCD screen. • The table below shows the approximate number of images and recording time that can be recorded on a “Memory Stick Duo” that has been formatted by this camera.,

Menu items

Menu items that can be modified differ Menu items are maintained even when the Factory settings are indicated with . depending on the position of the mode power is turned off or the mode switch is switch or the setting. changed to other position (except [PFX] (P.Effect)).

When the mode switch is set to

Item Setting Description (Camera) Selects the camera mode (page 27). / / / / / / / Program / Auto (EV)1) +2.0EV / +1.7EV / +1.3EV /+1.0EV / Adjusts the exposure (page 52). +0.7EV / +0.3EV / 0EV / –0.3EV / –0.7EV / –1.0EV / –1.3EV / –1.7EV / –2.0EV (Focus)1)5) Center AF / Multi AF Chooses the auto focus method (page 50). WB (White Bal)1)5) / / / / Auto Sets the white balance (page 56). ISO1)5) 400 / 200 / 100 / Auto Selects the ISO sensitivity. Select a large number when shooting in dark locations or shooting a subject moving at high speed, or select a small number to obtain high image quality. • Note that the image tends to become noisier as the ISO sensitivity number increases. (P.Quality)1) Fine / Standard Records images with fine/standard quality (page 47). Mode (REC Mode)5) Multi Burst – Records a continuous burst of 16 frames within a single still image (page 58). Burst – Records continuously (page 57). Normal – Records an image using the normal recording mode. M (Interval)3) 1/7.5 / 1/15 / 1/30 Selects the Multi Burst shutter interval (page 58). (This setting cannot be made when [Mode] (REC Mode) in the menu is set to other than [Multi Burst].) (Flash Level)4) + / Normal / – Selects the amount of flash light (page 57). Additional information,

Item Setting Description PFX (P.Effect)1) B&W / Sepia / Off Sets the image special effects (page 59).

(Saturation)2) + / Normal / – Adjusts the saturation of the image. The indicator appears (except when the setting is Normal). (Contrast)2) + / Normal / – Adjusts the contrast of the image. The indicator appears (except when the setting is Normal). (Sharpness)2) + / Normal / – Adjusts the sharpness of the image. The indicator appears (except when the setting is Normal). 1) This does not appear when (Camera) in the menu is set to [Auto]. 2) This does not appear when (Camera) in the menu is set to other than [Program]. 3) This does not appear when (Camera) in the menu is set to [Auto], (Twilight mode), (Twilight portrait mode) or (Candle mode). 4) This does not appear when (Camera) in the menu is set to [Auto], (Twilight mode) or (Candle mode). 5) The available settings are limited according to the (Camera) setting in the menu.

When the mode switch is set to Item Setting Description

(EV) +2.0EV / +1.7EV / +1.3EV /+1.0EV / Adjusts the exposure (page 52). +0.7EV / +0.3EV / 0EV / –0.3EV / –0.7EV / –1.0EV / –1.3EV / –1.7EV / –2.0EV (Focus) Center AF / Multi AF Chooses the auto focus method (page 50).

WB (White Bal) / / / / Auto Sets the white balance (page 56). PFX (P.Effect) B&W / Sepia / Off Sets the image special effects (page 59).

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When the mode switch is set to

Item Setting Description (Folder) OK / Cancel Selects the folder containing the image you want to play back (page 60). (Protect) — Protects and unprotects images against accidental erasure (page 64). (DPOF) — Marks and unmarks the print (DPOF) mark on still images you want to print (page 73). (Print) — Prints images using a PictBridge compliant printer (page 68). (Slide) Interval – Sets the slide show interval (page 62). (Only in single-image mode) 3 sec / 5 sec / 10 sec / 30 sec / 1 min Image – Sets the range of the playback images. Folder / All Repeat – Plays back images repeatedly. On / Off Start – Starts the slide show. Cancel – Cancels the slide show. (Resize) 4M / 3M / 1M / VGA / Cancel Changes the recorded still image size (page 66). (Only in single-image mode) (Rotate) (counter clockwise) / (clockwise) / Rotates the still image (page 62). (Only in single-image mode) OK / Cancel (Divide) OK / Cancel Divides a moving image (page 78). (Only in single-image mode) Additional information,

Setup items

The Setup screen appears when you advance to in the menu and press again. Factory settings are indicated with . (Camera 1) Item Setting Description AF Mode Single / Monitor Selects the focus operation mode (page 51). Digital Zoom Smart / Precision / Off Selects the digital zoom mode (page 30). Date/time Day&Time / Date / Off Selects whether to superimpose the date or time onto the image (page 34). The date and time are not inserted in movie or Multi Burst mode. Also, the date and time appear only during playback, and do not appear during recording. Red Eye Reduction On / Off Reduces the red-eye phenomenon when using a flash (page 33). AF Illuminator Auto / Off Selects whether to emit an AF assist light in the dark. Helps when it is hard to focus on the subject under dark lighting (page 33). Auto Review On / Off Selects whether to automatically display the recorded image on the LCD screen immediately after shooting a still image. When set to [On], the recorded image is displayed for approximately two seconds. If you press the shutter button halfway down during this period, the recorded image display disappears and you can immediately shoot the next image. (Camera 2) Item Setting Description Enlarged Icon On / Off Selects whether to temporarily enlarge the setting indication when you press (Flash mode), (Self-timer) or (Metering mode)., (Memory Stick Tool) Item Setting Description Format OK / Cancel Formats the “Memory Stick Duo”. Note that formatting irrevocably erases all data on a “Memory Stick Duo”, including even protected images (page 44). Create REC. Folder OK / Cancel Creates a folder for recording images (page 48). Change REC. OK / Cancel Changes a folder for recording images (page 49). Folder (Setup 1) Item Setting Description LCD Backlight Bright / Normal Selects the brightness of the LCD backlight. Selecting [Bright] makes the screen bright and easy to see when using the camera outdoors or in other bright locations, but also uses up the battery charge faster. Displayed only when you are using the camera with the battery pack. Beep Shutter − Turns on the shutter sound when you press the shutter button. On − Turns on the beep/shutter sound when you press the control button/press the shutter button. Off − Turns off the beep/shutter sound. Language — Displays the menu items, warnings and messages in selected language. Additional information, (Setup 2) Item Setting Description File Number Series − Assigns numbers to files in sequence even if the “Memory Stick Duo” is changed or the recording folder is changed. Reset − Resets the file numbering and starts from 0001 each time the folder is changed. (When the recording folder contains a file, a number one higher than the largest number is assigned.) USB Connect PictBridge − Connects the camera with a PictBridge compatible printer (page 69). PTP − When a PTP connection is made, the Copy Wizard automatically starts up and copies the images in the recording folder (page 85) set in the camera to the computer. (This supports Windows XP and Mac OS X.) Normal − Makes a USB connection between the camera and a computer (pages 82 and 92). Clock Set OK / Cancel Sets the date and time (pages 18 and 47)., On cleaning On operating temperature

Precautions Cleaning the LCD screen Your camera is designed for use between

Wipe the screen surface with an LCD the temperatures of 0°C and 40°C (32°F cleaning kit (not supplied) to remove and 104°F). Shooting in extremely cold Do not leave the camera in the fingerprints, dust, etc. or hot places that exceed this range is not following places recommended. Cleaning the lens • In extremely hot place, such as in a car Wipe the lens with a soft cloth to remove parked in the sun. The camera body may fingerprints, dust, etc. On moisture condensation become deformed or this may cause a If the camera is brought directly from a malfunction. Cleaning the DC plug cold to a warm location, or is placed in a • Under direct sunlight or near a heater. Clean the DC plug of the AC Adaptor with very damp room, moisture may condense The camera body may become a dry cotton bud. Do not use the dirty plug. inside or outside the camera. This moisture discolored or deformed, or this may Use of the dirty plug may not properly condensation may cause a malfunction of cause a malfunction. charge the battery pack. the camera. • On rocking vibration • Near strong magnetic place Cleaning the camera surface Moisture condensation occurs • In sandy or dusty places, be careful Clean the camera surface with a soft cloth easily when: not to let sand or dust get into the slightly moistened with water, then wipe • The camera is brought from a cold camera. This may cause the camera to the surface with a dry cloth. Do not use the location such as a ski slope into a malfunction, and in some cases this following as this may damage the finish or warmly heated room malfunction cannot be repaired. the casing. • The camera is taken from an air- − Chemical products such as thinner, conditioned room or car interior to the On carrying benzine, alcohol, disposable cloth, insect hot outdoors, etc. repellent or insecticide, etc. Do not sit down in a chair or other place − Touch the camera with the above on How to prevent moisture with the camera in the back pocket of your hand condensation your trousers or skirt, as this may cause − Contact with rubber or vinyl for a long When bringing the camera from a cold malfunction or damage the camera. time place to a warm place, seal the camera in a plastic bag and allow it to adapt to conditions at the new location over a period of time (about an hour). Additional information, If moisture condensation occurs Charging method Turn off the camera and wait about an Connect the camera to a wall outlet (wall On “Memory Stick” hour for the moisture to evaporate. Note socket) using the AC Adaptor, or install a that if you attempt to shoot with moisture charged battery pack, and leave the camera “Memory Stick” is a compact, portable IC remaining inside the lens, you will be for 24 hours or more with the power off. recording medium. The types of “Memory Stick” that can be used unable to record clear images. with this camera are listed in the following table. • The rechargeable button battery is located However, proper operation cannot be guaranteed

On internal rechargeable button inside the internal battery cover. Never remove for all “Memory Stick” functions.the rechargeable button battery.

battery “Memory Stick” type Recording/ This camera has an internal rechargeable Playback3) button battery for maintaining the date Memory Stick – and time and other settings regardless of Memory Stick (MagicGate/ – whether the power is on or off. high-speed data transfer) This rechargeable button battery is Memory Stick Duo continually charged as long as you are using the camera. However, if you use the Memory Stick Duo 1)2) camera for only short periods it discharges (MagicGate/high-speed data transfer) gradually, and if you do not use the camera at all for about one month it becomes MagicGate Memory Stick – completely discharged. In this case, be sure MagicGate Memory Stick 1) to charge this rechargeable button battery Duo before using the camera. Memory Stick PRO – However, even if this rechargeable button Memory Stick PRO Duo 1)2) battery is not charged, you can still use the 1) “MagicGate Memory Stick Duo” and camera as long as you do not record the “Memory Stick PRO Duo” are equipped with date and time. MagicGate functions. MagicGate is copyright protection technology that uses encryption technology. Data recording/playback that requires MagicGate functions cannot be performed with this camera., 2) Supports high-speed data transfer using a • Data may be corrupted in the following cases: Notes on using a Memory Stick Duo parallel interface. – When the “Memory Stick Duo” is removed Adaptor (supplied) 3) 640(Fine) size movies can be recorded and or the camera is turned off during read or played back only using “Memory Stick PRO write operation • When using a “Memory Stick Duo” with a Duo.” – When the “Memory Stick Duo” is used “Memory Stick” compliant device, be sure to in locations subject to static electricity or insert the “Memory Stick Duo” into a Memory • “Memory Stick Duo” formatted with a electrical noise Stick Duo Adaptor. computer is not guaranteed to operate with this • We recommend backing up important data. If you insert a “Memory Stick Duo” into a camera. • Do not press down hard when you write down “Memory Stick” compliant device without a • Data read/write speeds differ depending on the on the memo area. Memory Stick Duo Adaptor, you might not be combination of the “Memory Stick Duo” and • Do not attach a label on the “Memory Stick able to remove it from the device. the equipment used. Duo” itself nor on a Memory Stick Duo • When inserting a “Memory Stick Duo” into a Memory Stick Duo Adaptor, make sure the

Notes on using “Memory Stick Duo” Adaptor.

• When you carry or store the “Memory Stick “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted facing in the (supplied) Duo,” put it in the case supplied with it. correct direction, then insert it all the way in. • You cannot record, edit or delete images if you • Do not touch the terminal of the “Memory Incorrect insertion may result in a malfunction. slide the write-protect switch4) to LOCK with a Stick Duo” with your hand or a metal object. • When using a “Memory Stick Duo” inserted fine-tipped object. • Do not strike, bend or drop the “Memory Stick into a Memory Stick Duo Adaptor with a Duo.” “Memory Stick” compliant device, make sure Terminal • Do not disassemble or modify the “Memory that the “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted facing Stick Duo.” the correct direction. Note that improper use • Do not expose the “Memory Stick Duo” to may damage the equipment. water. • Do not insert a Memory Stick Duo Adaptor Write-protect • Do not leave the “Memory Stick Duo” within into a “Memory Stick” compliant device switch4) the reach of small children. They might without a “Memory Stick Duo” attached. Doing so may result in malfunction of the unit. Memo area accidentally swallow it. • Do not use or keep the “Memory Stick Duo” under the following conditions: Note on using “Memory Stick PRO The position or the shape of the write-protect switch4) may differ depending on the “Memory – High temperature locations such as the hot Duo” (not supplied) Stick Duo” you use. interior of a car parked in direct sunlight “Memory Stick PRO Duo” with a capacity up to – Locations exposed to direct sunlight 4) The “Memory Stick Duo” supplied with this 512MB have been confirmed to operate properly – Humid locations or locations with corrosive camera does not have a write-protect switch. with this camera.substances When using the supplied “Memory Stick Duo,” be careful not to edit or delete data by mistake. • Do not remove the “Memory Stick Duo” while reading or writing data. Additional information, Effective use of the battery pack Remaining battery time

On “InfoLITHIUM” • Battery performance decreases in indicator

battery pack low-temperature surroundings. So, the The power may go off although the battery time that the battery pack can be used is remaining indicator shows there is enough shorter in cold places. We recommend power to operate. Use the battery pack up the following to ensure longer battery and charge the battery pack fully again so pack use: that the indication on the battery remaining What is the “InfoLITHIUM” − Put the battery pack in a pocket close to indicator is correct. Note, however, that battery pack? your body to warm it up, and insert it the correct battery indication sometimes in your camera immediately before you The “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack is a will not be restored if the camera is used in start shooting. lithium-ion battery pack that has functions high temperatures for a long time or left in • Frequently operating the zoom or flash for communicating information related to a fully charged state, or the battery pack is wears out the battery charge faster. operating conditions between your camera frequently used. • We recommend having spare battery and the AC Adaptor. packs handy for two or three times the The “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack How to store the battery pack expected shooting time, and making trial calculates the power consumption • Even if the battery pack will not be used shots before taking the actual shots. according to the operating conditions of for a long time, fully charge it and use • Do not expose the battery pack to water. your camera, and displays the remaining it up once per year. Remove the battery The battery pack is not water-resistant. battery time in minutes. pack from your camera, then store it in • Do not leave the camera in a hot location a dry, cool place. This is to maintain the such as inside a hot car or exposed to Charging the battery pack battery pack’s functions.direct sunlight. We recommend charging the battery pack • To use the battery pack up on your in an ambient temperature of between camera, leave the POWER button to on 10°C to 30°C (50°F to 86°F). You may not in slide show playback mode (page 62) be able to efficiently charge the battery until the power goes off. pack outside of this temperature range. • Always carry and store the battery pack in the battery case to prevent the battery terminals from becoming dirty or short circuited.,

Battery life [Input and Output connectors]

• The battery life is limited. Battery Specifications USB jack mini B capacity decreases little by little as USB communication you use it more and more, and as time Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0 compliant) Camera passes. When the battery operating time [System] [LCD screen] is shortened considerably, a probable LCD panelImage device cause is that the battery pack has reached 3.8 cm (1.5 type) TFT drive6.85 mm (1/2.7 type) color CCD Total number of dots the end of its life. Buy a new battery Primary color filter 76 800 (320×240) dots pack. Total pixels number of camera Approx. 4 231 000 pixels • The battery life varies according to how [Power, general] Effective pixels number of camera it is stored and the operating conditions Used battery packApprox. 4 065 000 pixels NP-FT1 and environment for each battery pack. Lens Carl Zeiss Vario-Tessar Power requirements 3× zoom lens 3.6Vf= 5.1 – 15.3 mm (32 – 96 mm when converted to a 35 mm still camera) Power consumption (during shooting) F2.8 – 5.1 1.1 W Automatic ND filter switching Operating temperature Exposure control 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) Automatic exposure, Scene selection Storage temperature (7 modes) –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) White balance Dimensions Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Approx. 95×44.3×25.7 mm (3 Fluorescent, Incandescent 3/4×1 3/4×1 1/16 inches) (W/H/D, File format (DCF compliant) excluding maximum protrusions) Still images: Exif Ver. 2.2 JPEG Mass Approx. 152 g (5.4 oz) (including compliant, DPOF compatible battery pack NP-FT1, “Memory Movies: MPEG1 compliant Stick Duo” and neck strap) (Monaural) Microphone Recording media Electret condenser microphone “Memory Stick Duo” Speaker Dynamic speaker Flash Recommended distance (ISO set to Exif Print Compatible Auto): 0.2 to 2.0 m (7 7/8 to 78 3/4 inches) PRINT Image Matching II (W) Compatible 0.5 to 1.5 m (19 3/4 to 59 1/8 inches) PictBridge (T) Compatible Additional information, AC-LS5/LS5B AC Adaptor Accessories Input rating • AC-LS5/LS5B AC Adaptor (1) 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 11 W, • Power cord (mains lead) (1) 0.16 A to 0.09 A • NP-FT1 battery pack (1) Output rating 4.2 V DC, 1.5 A • Battery case (1) Operating temperature • TAD-LA tripod adaptor (1) 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) • USB cable (1) Storage temperature • Neck strap (1) –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) • “Memory Stick Duo” (16 MB) (1) Dimensions • Memory Stick Duo Adaptor (1) Approx. 48×29×81 mm (1 15/16×1 3/16×3 1/4 inches) • CD-ROM (USB driver SPVD-012) (1) (W/H/D, excluding projecting parts) • Operating instructions (1) Mass Approx. 130 g (5 oz) excluding power cord (mains lead) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. NP-FT1 battery pack Used battery Lithium-ion battery Maximum voltage DC 4.2 V Nominal voltage DC 3.6 V Capacity 2.4 Wh (680 mAh),

SL The LCD screen / / Flash mode indicator (32)

4M / 3:2 / 3M / 1M / VGA Page numbers in parentheses indicate Image size indicator (22) the location of additional important Red-eye reduction indicator (33) information. FINE/STD / 1.3 / 1.3 / 1.3 Image quality indicator (47)

When shooting still images Zoom scaling indicator (30)

1 3 Recording folder indicator (48) 60min VGA 101 Sharpness indicator (109) 1/30” C:32:00 Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity Saturation indicator (109) indicator + 4 1/30" Contrast indicator (109) Multi Burst interval indicator (58) ON 4002SAF 125 F3.5 +2.0EV AF illuminator indicator (33, 112) Remaining number of recordable images indicator (25) Metering mode indicator (55) Self-timer indicator (31) 60min Picture effect indicator (59) C:32:00 Battery remaining indicator (14) Self-diagnosis display (107) AE/AF lock indicator (27, 52) Date/time indicator (34) M S AF M AF / / Recording mode indicator (57, 58) AF mode indicator (51) ISO number indicator (109) / / / / White balance indicator (56) AF range finder frame indicator (50) / / / / / / / Camera mode indicator (27) 121 Additional information,

When shooting movies

60min STD640101 1 STBY 00:00:00 [00:28:25] 3 C:32:00 / Vibration warning indicator (104) AF range finder frame indicator (50) + 4 Low battery warning indicator (104) AF range finder frame (50)

FINE

640/ STD640/ 160+ 2 5 Image size indicator (75) Spot metering cross hair (55) Recording folder indicator (48) Histogram indicator (53) 60min Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity Battery remaining indicator (14) indicator NR slow shutter indicator (39) 00:00:00 [00:28:05] Recording mode indicator (75) Recording time [maximum 125 recordable time] indicator (108) Shutter speed indicator / / / White balance indicator (56) F3.5 Self-timer indicator (31) Aperture value indicator STBY / REC Movie shooting indicator C:32:00 +2.0EV Self-diagnosis display (107) EV level value indicator (52) 1.3 Menu/Guide menu (46) Zoom scaling indicator (30) Metering mode indicator (55) • Pressing MENU switches the menu/guide Low battery warning indicator (104) menu on/off. Picture effect indicator (59) AF range finder frame (50),

When playing back still

+ images Spot metering cross hair (55) 60min M 101-0012VGA 101 12/12 3 Folder-file number (85)1 C:32:00 1.3 +2.0EV +2.0EV 4500 F3.5 EV level value indicator (52) Menu/Guide menu (46) 5 PictBridge connecting indicator (69) BACK/NEXT VOLUME Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity • Pressing MENU switches the menu/guide indicator menu on/off. 101 M / Playback folder indicator (60) Recording mode indicator (58, 57) 12/12 4M / 3:2 / 3M / 1M / VGA Image number/Number of images Image size indicator (22) recorded in selected folder C:32:00 Protect indicator (65) Self-diagnosis display (107) Print (DPOF) mark indicator (73) / / Change folder indicator (60) Not disconnect USB cable indicator 1.3 (70) Playback zoom scaling indicator (61) +2.0EV Step 12/16 EV level value indicator (52) Frame by frame playback indicator (64) ISO number indicator (109) Additional information,

When playing back moving

Metering mode indicator (55) images 60min 160 101 101 / 101 8/831VOL. 00:00:12 Recording folder indicator (48)Flash indicator / / / 4 Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity White balance indicator (56) 500 2 DPOF Playback folder indicator (60) Shutter speed indicator 5 8/8 F3.5 Image number/Number of images Aperture value indicator recorded in selected folder indicator 00:00:12 Recording mode indicator (76) Counter (76) Histogram indicator (53) FINE640/ STD640/ 160Recording date/time of the playback Image size indicator (76) image (34) / Playback image (76) Menu/Guide menu (46) Playback/stop indicator (76) / / Change folder indicator (60) Menu/Guide menu (46) • Pressing MENU switches the menu/guide menu on/off. VOL. Volume indicator (76) • Pressing MENU switches the menu/guide menu on/off. Playback bar (76), Charging time ... 14 Focus ... 50 Index Cleaning ... 115 Folder ... 48, 60 Clock Set ... 18, 114 Forced flash ... 32 Cloudy ... 56 Format ... 44

A Compression ratio ... 23

Access lamp ... 21 Contrast ... 110 H AC Adaptor ... 16 Control button ... 17 AE ... 28 Histogram ... 53Copying images to your computer AE/AF lock ... 27, 28, 52 ... 80, 83, 84, 89, 92 AF Illuminator ... 33, 112 Cutting movies ... 78 I AF lock. ... 52 “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack ... 118 AF Mode ... 51 D ImageMixer VCD2 ... 87, 90, 93 AF range finder frame ... 50 Image quality ... 23, 47 Auto adjustment mode ... 26 Daylight ... 56 Image size ... 22, 23 Auto Focus ... 28 DC plug ... 13, 16 Incandescent ... 56 Auto power-off function ... 17 Deleting movies ... 77 Index print ... 68 Auto Review ... 112 Deleting still images ... 42 Index screen ... 40 Auto shooting mode ... 27 Digital zoom. ... 30 Initialization ... 44 Divide ... 78 Inserting “Memory Stick Duo” ... 21 DPOF ... 73

B Install ... 81, 87, 94

B&W ... 59 Interval ... 58, 109E Battery ... 13 ISO ... 109 Battery life ... 15, 119 Enlarged Icon ... 112 Battery remaining indicator ... 14, 118 Enlarging an image ... 61 J Beach mode ... 37 EV adjustment ... 52 JPG ... 86 Beep/shutter sound ... 113 Extension ... 85, 87 Burst ... 57

F L

Landscape mode ... 36

C File names ... 85 Language ... 20, 113

Camera ... 27 File Number ... 114 LCD Backlight ... 113 Candle mode ... 37 File storage destinations ... 85 LCD backlight on/off ... 29 CD-ROM ... 81, 88, 93 Flash Level ... 57 Center AF ... 50 Flash mode ... 32 Charging battery pack ... 13 Fluorescent ... 56 Index,

M Protect ... 64 Soft snap mode ... 36

Macintosh users ... 92 PTP ... 80, 92 Spot metering ... 55 Memory Stick Duo ... 116 Still image auto shooting [Auto] ... 27 Menu settings ... 46, 109 Q Still image program shooting [Program] ... 28 Metering mode ... 55 Storing battery pack ... 118Quick Review ... 29 Mode (REC Mode) ... 109 Superimposing date and time ... 34, 112 Mode switch ... 10, 27 R Moisture condensation ... 115 T Monitoring AF ... 51 Rechargeable button battery ... 116 Travel converter ... 16 MPG ... 86 Recommended computer environment ... 80, 92 Twilight mode ... 36 Multi-pattern metering ... 55 Red Eye Reduction ... 33 Twilight portrait mode ... 36 Multipoint AF ... 50 Remaining shooting/viewing time ... 15, 108 Multi Burst ... 58 RESET button ... 95 Resize ... 66 U Rotate ... 62 USB cable ... 82

N USB connection ... 82, 93

No flash ... 32 S USB driver ... 81 NR slow shutter ... 39 USB jack ... 82 Number of images that can be shot or Saturation ... 110 USB mode ... 80 viewed ... 15, 25, 108 Scene Selection ... 36 Using your camera abroad ... 16 Screen display ... 29, 121 Self-diagnosis display ... 107

O Self-timer ... 31 V

Optical zoom ... 30 Sepia ... 59 VGA ... 23 Setting date and time ... 18 Video CD ... 90, 94

P Setup ... 47, 112 Viewing images on your computer ... 85, 93

PictBridge ... 68 Sharpness ... 110 Viewing movies on the LCD screen ... 76 Picture effect ... 59 Shooting movies ... 75 Viewing still image on the LCD screen ... 40 Picture Package ... 87 Shooting still images ... 26 Volume ... 76 Playback zoom ... 61 Single AF ... 51 Power on/off ... 17 Single screen ... 40 W Precautions ... 115 Slide show ... 62 Warnings and notice messages ... 104 Precision digital zoom ... 30 Slow synchro ... 32 White Balance ... 56 Print (DPOF) mark ... 73 Smart zoom ... 30 Windows users ... 80 Program shooting mode ... 28 Snow mode ... 36,

Z

Zoom ... 30 Zoom scale ... 30 Index, Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. Sony Corporation Printed in Japan DSC-L1 2-186-445-11(1) [OpenType FONT],

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