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DSC-S75 SERVICE MANUAL AEP Model UK Model Level 1 Ver 1.2 2001. 11 SPECIFICATIONS System Flash General AC-L10A/B/C Accessories Image device Recommended recording Used battery pack AC power adaptor A/V connecting cable (1) 8.93 mm (1/1.8 type) color distance (ISO is set to AUTO): NP-FM50 Power requirements NP-FM50 battery pack (1) CCD 0.3 m to 3.0 m (11 7/8 inches Power requirements 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz AC-L10A AC power adaptor Lens to 9 feet 10 1/8 inches) 7.2 V Rated output voltage (1) 3× zoom lens Output connector Power consumption DC 8.4 V, 1.5 A in operating Power cord (1) f = 7 – 21 ...
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DSC-S75 SERVICE MANUAL AEP Model UK Model Level 1 Ver 1.2 2001. 11 SPECIFICATIONS

System Flash General AC-L10A/B/C Accessories Image device Recommended recording Used battery pack AC power adaptor A/V connecting cable (1) 8.93 mm (1/1.8 type) color distance (ISO is set to AUTO): NP-FM50 Power requirements NP-FM50 battery pack (1) CCD 0.3 m to 3.0 m (11 7/8 inches Power requirements 100 to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz AC-L10A AC power adaptor Lens to 9 feet 10 1/8 inches) 7.2 V Rated output voltage (1) 3× zoom lens Output connector Power consumption DC 8.4 V, 1.5 A in operating Power cord (1) f = 7 – 21 mm (9/32 – 27/32 A/V OUT (Monaural) (during recording) mode USB cable (1) inches) 3.0 W Lens cap (1) Minijack Operation temperature (34 – 102 mm (1 3/8 – 4 1/8 Lens cap strap (1) Video: 1 Vp-p, 75 Ω, Operation temperature 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F) inches) when converted into a Shoulder strap (1)unbalanced, sync negative 0°C to 40°C Storage temperature 35 mm still camera) “Memory Stick” (8 MB) (1) Audio: 327 mV (at a 47 kΩ (32°F to 104°F) –20°C to +60°C F = 2.0 – 2.5 load) Storage temperature (–4°F to +140°F ) CD-ROM (2) Exposure control Operating Instructions (1)Output impedance: 2.2 kΩ –20°C to +60°C Maximum dimensions Automatic exposure, Shutter USB jack (–4°F to +140°F) 125×39×62 mm speed priority, Aperture Design and specifications are mini-B Maximum dimensions (5×1 9/16×2 1/2 inches) priority, Manual exposure subject to change without External flash jack 117×71×64 mm (w/h/d) notice. White balance Minijack (4 5/8×2 7/8×2 5/8 inches) Mass Automatic, Indoor, Outdoor, (w/h/d) Approx. 280 g (10 oz) One-push LCD screen Mass Data system Used LCD panel Approx. 462 g (1 lb) NP-FM50 battery pack Movie: MPEG1 1.8 type TFT (Thin Film (including battery pack NP- Used battery Still: JPEG, GIF (in TEXT Transistor active matrix) drive FM50, “Memory Stick,” Lithium ion battery mode, Clip Motion), TIFF Total number of dots shoulder strap and lens cap Maximum voltage Audio with still image: 123 200 (560×220) dots etc.) DC 8.4 V MPEG1 (Monaural) Built-in microphone Nominal voltage Recording medium Electret condenser microphone DC 7.2 V “Memory Stick” Built-in speaker Capacity Dynamic speaker 8.5 Wh (1 180 mAh)

DIGITAL STILL CAMERA

, SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING!! COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY MARK 0 OR DOTTED LINE WITH MARK 0 ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS AND IN THE PARTS LIST ARE CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION. REPLACE THESE COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS PUB- LISHED BY 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-sol- 4. Look for parts which, though functioning, show obvious signs dered connections. Check the entire board surface for solder of deterioration. Point them out to the customer and recom- splashes and bridges. mend their replacement. 2. Check the interboard wiring to ensure that no wires are 5. Check the B+ voltage to see it is at the values specified. “pinched” or contact high-wattage resistors. 6. Flexible Circuit Board Repairing 3. Look for unauthorized replacement parts, particularly transis- • Keep the temperature of the soldering iron around 270 ˚C tors, that were installed during a previous repair. Point them during repairing. out to the customer and recommend their replacement. • Do not touch the soldering iron on the same conductor of the circuit board (within 3 times). • Be careful not to apply force on the conductor when sol- dering or unsoldering. – 2 –,

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Section Title Page SERVICE NOTE ... 4 Self-diagnosis Display ... 5 1. MAIN PARTS 1. Ornamental Parts ... 6 2. DISASSEMBLY 2-1. Cabinet (Rear) Block Assembly ... 7 2-2. Lens Block Assembly ... 7 2-3. DM-101 Board ... 8 2-4. CK-103 Board ... 8 2-5. Control Switch Block (Zoom), LCD Panel (Character Display) ... 8 2-6. LCD Module ... 8 3. REPAIR PARTS LIST 3-1. Exploded Views ... 9 3-1-1. Main Section ... 9 3-1-2. Cabinet (Front) Block Assembly ... 10 3-1-3. Lens Block Assembly ... 11 3-1-4. Cabinet (Rear) Block Assembly ... 12 4. GENERAL Introduction ... 13 Identifying the Parts ... 14 Preparing the Power Supply ... 14 Setting the Date and Time ... 15 Inserting the “Memory Stick” ... 16 Basic operations ... 16 Recording Still Images ... 16 Recording Moving Images... 18 Playing Back Still Images ... 19 Playing Back Moving Images ... 19 Viewing Images Using a Personal Computer ... 19 Image File Storage Destinations and Image Files ... 21 Before Performing Advanced Operations ... 22 Various Recording ... 24 Various Playback ... 27 Editing ... 28 Additional Information ... 31 Troubleshooting ... 32 Warning and Notice Messages ... 34 Self-diagnosis Display ... 34 Display Window Indicators ... 35 LCD Screen Indicators ... 35 – 3 –,

SERVICE NOTE

• NOTE FOR REPAIR When remove a connector, don’t pull at wire of connector. It is possible that a wire is snapped. Make sure that the flat cable and flexible board are not cracked of bent at the terminal. Do not insert the cable insufficiently nor crookedly. When installing a connector, don’t press down at wire of connector. It is possible that a wire is snapped. Cut and remove the part of gilt which comes off at the point. (Be careful or some pieces of gilt may be left inside) [Discharging of the FLASH unit’s charging capacitor] Discharging the Capacitor Short-circuit between the positive and the negative terminals of The charging capacitor of the FLASH unit is charged up to the charged capacitor with the short jig about 10 seconds. maximum 300 V potential. There is a danger of electric shock by this high voltage when the R: 1 kΩ/1W battery is handled by hand. The electric shock is caused by the (Part code: charged voltage which is kept without discharging when the main 1-215-869-11) power of the DSC-S75 is simply turned off. Therefore, the re- maining voltage must be discharged as described below. Preparing the Short Jig To preparing the short jig. a small clip is attached to each end of a resistor of 1 kΩ /1 W (1-215-869-11). Capacitor Wrap insulating tape fully around the leads of the resistor to pre- vent electrical shock. 1 kΩ/1 W Wrap insulating tape. – 4 –, [Description on Self-diagnosis Display] Self-diagnosis display • C: ss: ss You can reverse the camera mal- function yourself. (However, con- tact 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 lo- cal authorized Sony service facil- ity. Display Code Countermeasure Cause Caution Display During Error C:32:ss Turn the power off and on again. Trouble with hardware. SYSTEM ERROR Format the “Memory stick”. Unformatted memory stick is inserted. FORMAT ERROR C:13:ss Insert a new “Memory Stick”. Memory stick is broken. MEMORY STICK ERROR E:61:ss Checking of lens drive circuit. When failed in the focus and zoom initialization. — Checking of flash unit or replacement Abnormality when flash is being E:91:ss of flash unit. charged. – 5 –,

DSC-S75 Ver 1.2 2001. 11

1. MAIN PARTS Note: • Items marked “*” are not stocked since they are seldom required for routine service. The components identified by mark 0 or dotted Some delay should be anticipated when ordering these items. line with mark 0 are critical for safety. • The parts numbers of such as a cabinet are also appeared in this section. Replace only with part number specified. Refer to the parts number mentioned below the name of parts to order. 1. ORNAMENTAL PARTS Interior lock process (M2) 3-069-159-01 Accessory shoe 3-067-469-11 DC (IN) cover 3-068-654-01 (When change it, need to dismantle the set.) Battery lid 3-068-640-01 CPC lid 3-068-652-01

Checking supplied accessories.

Power cord (1) AC power adaptor Battery pack Shoulder strap (1) 0 1-769-608-11 (AEP) AC-L10A (1) NP-FM50 (1) 3-987-015-01 0 1-783-374-11 (UK) 0 1-475-599-11 Lens cap (1) Lens cap strap (1) X-3951-672-1 3-067-797-01 Other accessories 3-068-187-11 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (ENGLISH) 3-068-187-21 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (FRENCH, GERMAN) (AEP) 3-068-187-31 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (SPANISH, PORTUGUESE) (AEP) 3-068-187-41 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION CD-ROM “Memory Stick” (ITALIAN, DUTCH) (AEP) (SPVD-004 USB driver) (1) (8 MB) (1) 3-068-187-61 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION 3-066-676-11 (SWEDISH, RUSSIAN) (AEP) USB cable (1) A/V connecting cable (1) 1-757-293-11 1-783-738-11 – 6 –,

DSC-S75

2. DISASSEMBLY • This set can be disassembled in the order shown below. DSC-S75 2-1. CABINET (REAR) BLOCK ASSEMBLY (Page 7) 2-2. LENS BLOCK ASSEMBLY 2-4. CK-103 BOARD (Page 7) (Page 8) 2-3. DM-101 BOARD 2-5. CONTROL SWITCH BLOCK (ZOOM), 2-6. LCD MODULE (Page 8) LCD PANEL (CHARACTER DISPLAY) (Page 8) (Page 8)

Note: Follow the disassembly procedure in the numerical order given.

2-1. CABINET (REAR) BLOCK ASSEMBLY 2-2. LENS BLOCK ASSEMBLY 8 Two flexible boards (CN402, 403) 7 Cabinet (rear) 1 Screw block assembly (M2) 2 Flexible board (CN707) 3 Flexible board 5 Screw (CN701) (M2) 1 Harness 4 Two screws (CN251) (M2) 4 Harness 7 Lens block (CN706) assembly 2 Screw (M2) 9 Flexible board (CN801) 5 Flexible 3 Two screws board (M2) (CN703) 8 Harness 6 Open the battery lid. (CN252) 6 Screw (M2) – 7 –, 2-3. DM-101 BOARD 2-5. CONTROL SWITCH BLOCK (ZOOM),

LCD PANEL (CHARACTER DISPLAY)

3 DM-101 board 1 Two harness 4 Two flexible boards (CN001, 002) (CN752, 754) 3 Control switch block (zoom) 5 DC-IN connector 2 Three screws (M1.7 × 5) 1 Three screws (M1.7 × 4) 2 Screw (M1.7 × 4) 4 LCD panel (character display) 2-4. CK-103 BOARD 2-6. LCD MODULE 4 CK-103 board 4 LCD module 3 Screw (M1.7) 3 Light guide plate block 1 Flexible board (CN962) 1 Two screws 2 Two flexible boards (M1.7 × 4) (CN961, 964) 2 Two screws (M1.7 × 4) – 8 –,

DSC-S75 Ver 1.1 2001. 06

3. REPAIR PARTS LIST 3-1. EXPLODED VIEWS NOTE: • -XX and -X mean standardized parts, so they may • The mechanical parts with no reference number in The components identified by mark have some difference from the original one. the exploded views are not supplied. 0 or dotted line with mark 0 are • Items marked “*” are not stocked since they are • Accessories are given in the last of the electrical critical for safety. seldom required for routine service. Some delay parts list. Replace only with part number speci- should be anticipated when ordering these items. fied. 3-1-1. MAIN SECTION not 12 supplied 9 not supplied Cabinet (rear) block assembly76(See page 12.) BT902 J001 101411 1 Lens block assembly (See page 11.) Cabinet (front) block assembly (See page 10.) 1 1 Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark 1 3-069-158-01 PROCESS, (M2) INTERIOR LOCK 9 1-681-658-11 FP-037 FLEXIBLE BOARD 2 3-069-159-01 PROCESS, (M2) INTERIOR LOCK 10 3-068-646-01 LCD WINDOW 3 X-3951-668-1 HOLDER ASSY, BATTERY 11 3-068-652-01 CPC LID 4 3-068-640-01 LID, BATTERY 12 3-068-691-01 TAPE MS 5 3-969-380-01 SPRING, BATTERY 13 3-068-658-01 SHEET, WINDOW ADHESIVE 6 3-713-791-11 SCREW (M1.7X5), TAPPING, P2 BT902 1-694-816-11 TERMINAL BOARD, BATTERY 7 1-681-657-11 FP-036 FLEXIBLE BOARD J001 1-794-045-61 CONNECTOR, DC-IN 8 not supplied DM-101 BOARD, COMPLETE – 9 –, 3-1-2. CABINET (FRONT) BLOCK ASSEMBLY 68 70 77 78 71 75 61 SP901 69 79 67 MIC901 72 73 D902 69 65 61 64 83 79not 7974 supplied 80 55 61 not supplied 60 81 56 not supplied not 63 63 supplied 57 62 58 54 63 52 The components identified by mark 0 or dotted line with mark 0 are critical for safety. 51 Replace only with part number speci-fied. Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark 51 3-068-605-01 SCREW, FILTER 70 3-069-159-01 PROCESS, (M2) INTERIOR LOCK 52 3-068-609-01 RING, SENSOR 71 3-067-469-11 SHOE, ACCESSORY 53 3-068-610-01 SPRING, SENSOR 72 1-681-662-11 FP-041 FLEXIBLE BOARD 54 3-068-608-01 GRIP 073 not supplied FLASH UNIT 55 3-068-603-01 COVER, CABINET (FRONT) 74 3-713-791-71 SCREW (M1.7X4) 56 X-3951-665-1 CABINET (FRONT) ASSY 75 3-068-614-01 ST INSULATING SHEET 57 3-068-688-01 RETAINER, COVER SHAFT 76 1-681-661-21 FP-040 FLEXIBLE BOARD 58 3-068-611-01 COVER, JACK 77 3-068-659-01 PLATE, SHOE FIXED 59 3-968-729-51 SCREW (M2), LOCK ACE, P2 78 3-068-660-01 HOLDER (A), SP 60 3-060-274-01 SCREW, TRIPOD 79 3-056-030-31 ACE (M1.7), 0 PLATE 2 MAIN LOCK 61 3-713-791-11 SCREW (M1.7X5), TAPPING, P2 80 not supplied JK-211 BOARD, COMPLETE 62 3-056-233-11 SCREW (M2), LOCK ACE, P2 81 3-069-160-01 PROCESS, (M1.7) INTERIOR LOCK 63 3-069-158-11 PROCESS, (M2) INTERIOR LOCK 82 X-3951-666-1 WINDOW ASSY 64 1-476-666-11 SWITCH BLOCK, CONTROL (MODE) 83 3-062-299-01 SHEET, MICROPHONE 65 X-3951-667-1 CABINET ASSY, UPPER 84 3-068-693-01 LED HOLDER 66 3-068-631-01 ESCUTCHEON, RELEASE 85 3-069-404-01 SPACER, SP 67 3-061-216-01 ACE (M1.7), SPECIAL HEAD LOCK D902 8-719-084-32 DIODE (LED) TLOH20TP 68 X-3951-670-1 GRILLE ASSY, MICROPHONE MIC901 1-542-428-21 MICROPHONE 69 3-948-339-61 TAPPING SP901 1-529-857-21 SPEAKER (1.6cm) – 10 –, 3-1-3. LENS BLOCK ASSEMBLY 106 109 not supplied 107 103 IC151 not supplied Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark 101 not supplied LENS ASSY 107 3-318-203-11 SCREW (B1.7X6), TAPPING 102 3-056-030-31 ACE (M1.7), 0 PLATE 2 MAIN LOCK 108 3-069-236-01 TAPE (LE) 103 3-068-643-01 FRAME, LENS 109 3-068-601-01 DDC RADIATION SHEET 104 not supplied FILTER BLOCK, OPTICAL 110 3-069-176-01 SHEET, LIGHT INTERCEPTION 105 not supplied RUBBER (N), SEAL IC151 not supplied CCD BLOCK ASSY (CCD IMAGER) 106 not supplied SY-68 BOARD, COMPLETE (SERVICE) – 11 –,

Ver 1.2 2001. 11

3-1-4. CABINET (REAR) BLOCK ASSEMBLY LCD902 not supplied 158 155 160 not supplied 154 161 153 154 152 162 154 LCD901 154 153 D901 not 164 163 supplied not supplied not supplied The components identified by mark 0 or dotted line with mark 0 are critical for safety. Replace only with part number speci- fied. Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark Ref. No. Part No. Description Remark 151 1-681-659-11 FP-038 FLEXIBLE BOARD 160 3-068-654-01 COVER, DC (IN) 152 not supplied CK-103 BOARD, COMPLETE 161 3-068-678-01 BUTTON, FUNCTION 153 3-056-030-31 ACE (M1.7), 0 PLATE 2 MAIN LOCK 162 3-065-177-01 SCREW (1.7X3) 154 3-713-791-71 SCREW (M1.7X4) 163 not supplied KY-55 BOARD, COMPLETE 155 1-476-667-11 SWITCH BLOCK, CONTROL (ZOOM) 164 1-681-660-11 FP-039 FLEXIBLE BOARD 156 not supplied FP-389 FLEXIBLE BOARD 0D901 not supplied BLOCK, LIGHT GUIDE PLATE (1.8) 157 X-3951-671-1 CABINET (REAR) ASSY LCD901 not supplied INDICATOR MODULE, LIQUID CRYSTAL 158 3-068-615-01 SHAFT (S), STRAP LCD902 not supplied DISPLAY PANEL, LIQUID CRYSTAL 159 3-069-158-11 PROCESS, (M2) INTERIOR LOCK (CHARACTER DISPLAY) – 12 –,

DSC-S75 This section is extracted

4. GENERAL from instruction manual. The number below is for the FCC related — Connect the equipment into an outlet

WARNING matters only. on a circuit different from that to which Attention for the Customers in

the receiver is connected. Europe To prevent fire or shock hazard, do — Consult the dealer or an experienced not expose the unit to rain or Declaration of Conformity This product has been tested and found radio/TV technician for help. moisture. Trade Name: SONY compliant with the limits sets out on the The supplied interface cable must be used Model No.: DSC-S75 EMC Directive for using connection cables with the equipment in order to comply with Responsible Party:Sony Electronics Inc. shorter than 3 meters. the limits for a digital device pursuant to

For the Customers in the Address: 680 Kinderkamack Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. U.S.A. Road, Oradell, NJ The electromagnetic fields at the specific

07649 USA frequencies may influence the picture and Telephone No.: 201-930-6972 For the Customers in the sound of this camera.

U.S.A.

This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the “Memory Stick” and battery following two conditions: (1) This DISPOSAL OF LITHIUM ION pack device may not cause harmful BATTERY. interference, and (2) this device must LITHIUM ION BATTERY. For the Customers in the accept any interference received, DISPOSE OF PROPERLY. U.S.A. including interference that may cause This device complies with Part 15 of the undesired operation. You can return your unwanted lithium ion batteries to your nearest Sony Service FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the Center. following two conditions: (1) This device CAUTION may not cause harmful interference, and This symbol is intended to You are cautioned that any changes or Note: (2) this device must accept any interference alert the user to the presence modifications not expressly approved in this In some areas the disposal of lithium ion received, including interference that may of uninsulated “dangerous manual could void your authority to operate batteries in household or business trash may cause undesired operation. voltage” within the this equipment. be prohibited. product’s enclosure that may be of sufficient Note: For the Sony Service Center nearest you call “Memory Stick” magnitude to constitute a This equipment has been tested and found to 1-800-222-SONY (United States only) risk of electric shock to comply with the limits for a Class B digital persons. device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Caution: Rules. These limits are designed to provide Do not handle damaged or leaking lithium This symbol is intended to reasonable protection against harmful ion battery. N50 alert the user to the presence interference in a residential installation. This of important operating and equipment generates, uses, and can radiate maintenance (servicing) radio frequency energy and, if not installed For the Customers in instructions in the literature and used in accordance with the Germany For the Customers in the accompanying the instructions, may cause harmful interference U.S.A. and Canada appliance. to radio communications. However, there is Directive:EMC Directive 89/336/EEC, Never expose the battery pack to no guarantee that interference will not occur 92/31/EEC in a particular installation. If this equipment This equipment complies with the EMC THIS CLASS B DIGITAL DEVICE temperature above 60°C (140°F), such as in does cause harmful interference to radio or regulations when used under the following COMPLIES WITH PART 15 OF THE a car parked in the sun or under direct television reception, which can be circumstances: FCC RULES AND THE CANADIAN sunlight. determined by turning the equipment off and • Residential area ICES-003 OPERATION IS SUBJECT • Business district TO THE FOLLOWING TWO If you have any questions about this product, on, the user is encouraged to try to correct • Light-industry district CONDITIONS: you may call: the interference by one or more of the (This equipment complies with the EMC (1) THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE Sony Customer Information Services Center following measures: — Reorient or relocate the receiving standard regulations EN55022 Class B.) HARMFUL INTERFERENCE, AND 1-800-222-SONY (7669) (2) THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT antenna. ANY INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, — Increase the separation between the INCLUDING INTERFERENCE THAT equipment and receiver. MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION. 2 3

Be sure to read the following precision technology so over 99.99% of the pixels are operational for effective use. Introduction

before using your camera However, there may be some tiny black Trial recording points and/or bright points (white, red, Checks the image after recording images Before you record one-time events, you may blue or green in color) that constantly want to make a trial recording to make sure appear on the LCD screen and the LCD finder. These points are normal in the Recording still images: that the camera is working correctly. manufacturing process and do not affect page 19 No compensation for contents of the recording in any way. Playing back still images: the recording • Be careful when placing the camera near a page 28 Contents of the recording cannot be window or outdoors. Exposing the LCD Deleting images (DELETE): compensated for if recording or playback is screen, the finder or the lens to direct page 67 not possible due to a malfunction of your sunlight for long periods may cause camera or recording medium, etc. malfunctions. Notes on image data compatibility Do not get the camera wet Captures images with your computer • This camera conforms with the Design When taking pictures outdoors in the rain or You can copy images onto your computer and view and modify images or attach Rules for Camera File Systems universal under similar conditions, be careful not to images to e-mail on your computer using the supplied USB cable and application standard established by the JEITA (Japan get the camera wet. If moisture software. Electric and Information Technology condensation occurs, refer to page 79 and Industries). You cannot play back on your follow the instructions on how to remove it

Viewing images using a personal computer: page 31 Recording still images for e-mail (E-MAIL): page 53

camera still images recorded on other before using the camera. equipment (DCR-TRV890E/TRV900/ Back up recommendation TRV900E, DSC-D700, DSC-D770) that To avoid the potential risk of data loss, does not conform with this universal always copy (back up) data to a disk. standard. (These models are not sold in some areas.) Handling of the movable lens • Playback of images recorded with your This camera uses a movable lens. camera on other equipment and playback Be careful not to strike or apply excessive of images recorded or edited with other force to the lens portion. equipment on your camera are not guaranteed. When the camera is used for long periods Precaution on copyright Records a moving picture (MPEG Movie or Clip Motion) Note that the camera body may become hot. Television programs, films, video tapes, and according to your purpose other materials may be copyrighted. About the Carl Zeiss lens The digital still camera can record a moving Unauthorized recording of such materials This camera is equipped with a Carl Zeiss picture with audio (MPEG MOVIE): may be contrary to the provision of the lens which is capable of reproducing fine page 26 copyright laws. images. The lens for this camera uses the Do not shake or strike the camera MTF* measurement system for cameras In addition to malfunctions and inability to developed jointly by Carl Zeiss, in record images, this may render the Germany, and Sony Corporation, and “Memory Stick” unusable or image data offers the same quality as other Carl breakdown, damage or loss may occur. Zeiss lenses. ∗ MTF is the abbreviation of Modulation Do not aim the camera at the sun Transfer Function/Factor, a numeric or other bright light value indicating the amount of light Selects the recording mode from various types of recordings This may cause irrecoverable damage to from a specific part of the subject according to your situation your eyes. gathered at the corresponding position Creating Clip Motion Files: page 56 in the image. LCD screen, LCD finder (only Adding audio files to still images (VOICE): page 54 models with a finder) and lens Recording text documents (TEXT): page 55 • The LCD screen and the LCD finder are Recording still images as uncompressed files (TIFF): page 56 manufactured using extremely high- 4 5 – 13 –, Getting started

Identifying the parts

Attaching the strap See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. A Finder adjustment dial (21) SET UP:To set the setup items B Finder SCN: To record in the SCENE A Shutter button (19) (27) G Built-in microphone Self-timer/recording lamp (red) SELECTION mode B Self-timer (23) (27)/ Do not touch while recording. AE/AF lock lamp (green) M: To record with the AF illuminator (25) manual adjustmentH Accessory shoe Flash charge lamp (orange) (24) A: To record in the aperture C Photocell window for flash I Hook for lens cap/strap priority mode Do not block while recording with C Control button (18) (41) J Flash (24) S: To record in the shutter the flash. D MENU button (41) speed priority mode D Finder window K Speaker E (Exposure) button (59) M POWER switch (15) E Lens L ACC (Accessory) jack F FOCUS button (58) N POWER ON/OFF (CHG) lamp When cleaning the lens, first return M USB jack (33) (35) (15) the lens to the fully retracted G AE LOCK button (49) position and turn off the power, N A/V OUT jack (66) O Hook for strap then gently wipe the lens. Audio output is monaural. H (spot meter) button (62) P Jog dial (42) F Tripod receptacle (bottom O Lens cap (supplied) I DSPL/LCD ON/OFF button (23) Q Zoom button (INDEX button surface) Be sure to remove the lens cap J LCD screen during playback) (22) Use a tripod with a screw length of before recording. less than 5.5 mm (7/32 inch). You K Display window R DC IN jack (11) (14) will be unable to firmly secure the L Mode dial (18) (40) S RESET button (83) camera to tripods having longer : To record still images, screws, and may damage the T Access lamp (17)VOICE mode audio data camera. : To playback or edit U Battery eject lever (10) images V Battery/“Memory Stick” cover : To record moving images or Clip Motion images89

Preparing the power supply Charging the battery pack

You cannot charge the battery pack while your camera is turned on. Be sure to turn off your camera.

Installing the battery pack

Your camera operates only with the “InfoLITHIUM” NP-FM50 battery pack* (M series). You cannot use any other battery pack. See page 81 for more information DC IN jack cover about “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack. To the wall outlet (mains) Battery pack (M series) Power cord (mains lead) AC-L10A/B/C AC power adaptor (supplied) Battery eject lever 1 Insert the battery pack into your camera. 1 Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. 2 Open the DC IN jack cover and connect the DC connecting cable to Slide the cover in the direction of the arrow. the DC IN jack of your camera with the v mark facing up. 2 Install the battery pack. 3 Connect the power cord (mains lead) to the AC power adaptor and Insert the battery pack with the v mark facing toward the battery compartment then to a wall outlet (mains). as illustrated. The CHARGE lamp in the display window flashes when charging begins. When the CHARGE lamp goes off, charging is completed. 3 Close the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. After charging the battery pack Disconnect the AC power adaptor from the DC IN jack on your camera. To remove the battery pack Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. Slide the battery eject lever Battery remaining indicator downward, and remove the battery pack. The LCD screen on the camera shows the remaining time for which you can still Be careful not to drop the battery pack when removing it. record or play back images. * What is “InfoLITHIUM”? This indication may not be entirely accurate depending on the conditions of use and the operating environment. “InfoLITHIUM” is a lithium ion battery pack which can exchange information such as battery consumption with compatible video equipment. This unit is compatible with the Charging at 10°C to 30°C (50°F to 86°F) circumstances is recommended. “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (M series). “InfoLITHIUM” M series battery packs have the mark. “InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. 10 11 – 14 – Getting started Getting started, NP-FM50 battery pack Notes When you record images in an extremely cold location or using the LCD screen, the • The battery life and number of images will be decreased if you use your camera at low operating time becomes short. When using the camera in an extremely cold location, temperatures, use the flash, repeatedly turn the power on/off or use the zoom. place the battery pack in your pocket or other place to keep it warm, then insert the • The numbers of images shown on tables above are as a guide. The numbers may be smaller depending on conditions. battery pack into the camera just before recording. When using a pocket heater, take • The capacity of the “Memory Stick” is limited. The above figures are a guide when you care not to let the heater directly contact the battery. continuously record/play back while replacing the “Memory Stick.” • “-” appears in the display window until the battery usable time is calculated. • During charging, the indicators in the display window may not appear correctly or may flash in Charging time the following cases. — When the battery pack is not installed correctly. Battery pack Full charge (min.) — When the AC power adaptor is disconnected. NP-FM50 (supplied) Approx. 150 — When the battery pack has malfunctioned. • When you turn the LCD screen on and off, it takes about one minute for the correct battery Approximate time to charge a completely discharged battery pack using the remaining time to appear. AC-L10A AC power adaptor at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). • If sufficient battery remaining time is indicated but the power runs out soon, fully charge the battery so that the correct battery remaining time appears. • Do not short the DC plug of the AC power adaptor with a metallic object, as this may cause Battery life and number of images that can be recorded/played malfunction. back Still image recording* NP-FM50 (supplied) Battery life (min.) Number of images LCD screen ON Approx. 150 Approx. 2500 LCD screen OFF Approx. 180 Approx. 3000 Still image playback** NP-FM50 (supplied) Battery life (min.) Number of images LCD screen ON Approx. 270 Approx. 5000 Approximate battery life and number of images that can be recorded/played back with a fully charged battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F), 640×480 image size, standard picture quality and in NORMAL recording mode. ∗ Recording at about 4-second intervals ∗∗Playing back single images in order at about 3-second intervals Moving image recording NP-FM50 (supplied) LCD screen OFF (min.) LCD screen ON (min.) Continuous recording Approx. 210 Approx. 180 Approximate recording time with a fully charged battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F) and 160×112 image size. 12 13

Using the AC power adaptor Setting the date and time

When you first use your camera, set the date and time. If these are not set, the CLOCK SET screen appears whenever you turn on your camera. To the wall outlet (mains) DC IN jack Power cord cover (mains lead) Control button AC-L10A/B/C AC power adaptor (supplied) Select the item with vVbB, then set with the center z. 1 Open the DC IN jack cover and connect the DC connecting cable to the DC IN jack of your camera with the v mark facing up. 2 Connect the power cord (mains lead) to the AC power adaptor and then to a wall outlet (mains). 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, M, SCN, , or . Using a car battery 2 Slide the POWER switch in the direction of the arrow to turn on the power. Use Sony DC adaptor/charger (not supplied). The POWER ON/OFF (CHG) lamp (green) lights CLOCK SET Y / M / D M / D / Y up. D / M / Y Using your camera abroad The CLOCK SET screen appears on the LCD 2001 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK

AM

For details, see page 82. screen. CANCEL

OK

To change the date and time, set the mode dial to When using the AC power adaptor SET UP (page 77) and perform the procedure from Be sure to use it near the wall outlet. If a malfunction occurs, disconnect the plug step 3. from the wall outlet. 3 Select the desired date display format with v/V on the control button, then press the center z. CLOCK SET Y / M / D M / D / Y Select from [Y/M/D] (year/month/day), [M/D/Y] D / M / Y (month/day/year) or [D/M/Y] (day/month/year). 2001 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK

AM CANCEL OK

14 15 – 15 – Getting started Getting started, 4 Select the year, month, day, hour or minute Inserting the “Memory Stick” item you want to set with b/B on the control button. CLOCK SET Y / M / D M / D / Y The item to be set is indicated with v/V. D / M / Y 2001 / 1 / 1 12 : 00 OK

AM CANCEL OK

5 Set the numeric value with v/V on the control button, then press the center z to enter it. CLOCK SET Y / M / D M / D / Y After entering the number, v/V moves to the next D / M / Y item. 2001 / 7 / 1 12 : 00 OK If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 3, set the time on a AMCANCEL Access lamp 24-hour cycle. OK 6 Select [OK] with B on the control button, Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. then press the center at the desired 1z Slide the cover in the direction of the arrow. moment to begin clock movement. CLOCK SET Y / M / D M / D / Y The date and time are entered. D / M / Y 2 Insert the “Memory Stick.” 2001 / 7 / 4 10 : 30 OK PM Insert the “Memory Stick” with the B mark facing toward the battery CANCEL compartment as illustrated until it clicks.

OK

3 Close the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. To cancel the date and time setting Select [CANCEL] with v/V/b/B on the control button, then press the center z. Removing the “Memory Stick” Note Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover, then press the “Memory Stick” once lightly. If the rechargeable button battery is ever fully discharged (page 80), the CLOCK SET screen will appear again. When this happens, reset the date and time, by starting from step 3 above. Notes • Insert the “Memory Stick” firmly until it clicks, otherwise a message such as “MEMORY STICK ERROR” will be displayed. • Never remove the “Memory Stick” or turn off the power while the access lamp is lit up. • You cannot record or edit images on a “Memory Stick” if the erasure prevention switch is set to the LOCK position. Connector Erasure prevention switch Label space The position and shape of the erasure prevention switch may differ depending on the types of “Memory Stick” used. 16 17 Basic operations B Recording

Basic operations Recording still images

Still images are recorded in JPEG format. Before recording still images, slide the POWER switch in the direction of the arrow

How to use the mode dial to turn on the power and insert a “Memory Stick.”

The mode dial switches the function which is used for recording, playback, or editing. Set the dial as follows before starting to operate your camera. : To record still images, VOICE mode audio data : To play back or edit images POWER switch : To record moving images or Clip Motion images SET UP: To display the setup items (The SET UP position changes the settings of infrequently-used items.) M: To record with the shutter speed and aperture set manually A: To record in the aperture priority mode S: To record in the shutter speed priority mode SCN: To record in the SCENE SELECTION mode (Set in advance the SCENE SELECTION in SET UP 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, M or SCN. screen) 2 Press and hold the shutter button halfway down. The image freezes momentarily, but is not yet recorded. While the AE/AF lock indicator z is flashing, the camera automatically adjusts the exposure and focus of the captured image. When the camera finishes the automatic

How to use the control button adjustments, the AE/AF lock indicator z stops flashing, then lights up and the

camera is ready for recording.* When the menu is not displayed, the control button is used to perform the following If you release the shutter button, the recording will be canceled. operations. (v): Recording with flash (V): Recording with self-timer 7 (b): Checking the last recorded image (B): Recording close subjects AE/AF lock indicator (green) flashes t lights up 18 19 – 16 – Getting started BBBB Recording, 3 Press the shutter button fully down. Recording images with the finder The shutter sounds. You can extend the battery time by turning off the LCD screen and recording using “RECORDING” appears on the LCD screen, and the image will be recorded on the finder. Turn the finder adjustment dial until the image appears clearly within the the “Memory Stick.” When “RECORDING” disappears, you can record the finder, then record the image. next image. Finder adjustment dial

RECORDING

DSPL/LCD ON/OFF ∗ If the flashing AE/AF lock indicator changes to flashing slowly, the subject may be difficult to focus on (dark, poor contrast) or the subject may be extremely close. Release the shutter button, then focus again. Indicators in the finder Auto power-off function Recording lamp (red) If you do not operate the camera for about three minutes during recording or playback, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the battery. To use the camera again, slide the POWER switch in the direction of the arrow to turn on AE/AF lock lamp (green) the camera again. The auto power-off function only operates when the camera is operating using a battery pack. The auto power-off also will not operate when playing Flash charge lamp (orange) back moving images or playing back a SLIDE SHOW (page 65), or when a connector is plugged into the USB jack, the DC IN jack, or the ACC jack. The number of images you can record on a “Memory Stick” Checking the last recorded image (Quick Review) See pages 48 and 53 to 57. You can check the last recorded image by clearing the menu from the screen (page 41) and pressing b (7) on the control button. Notes To return to the normal recording mode: press lightly on the shutter button or • Do not touch the lens portion while it is operating. press b (7) again. • When recording a bright subject, the LCD screen color may change after AE/AF lock, but this To delete the image: 1. Press MENU. 2. Select [DELETE] with B on the control does not affect the recorded image. button, then press the center z. 3. Select [OK] with v on the control button, then • When you press the shutter button fully down at once in step 2, the camera starts recording press the center z. after the automatic adjustment is complete. However, the recording cannot be carried out while the flash charge lamp (page 21) is flashing. (During this time, the camera is charging the flash.) 20 21 Using the zoom feature The indicators on the LCD screen The lens portion moves during zoom operation. Be careful not to touch the lens Each time you press DSPL/LCD ON/OFF, the status of the LCD screen changes as portion while it is operating. follows: The LCD backlight is turned on. Zoom button (All the available indicators are turned on.) W side: for wide-angle (subject appears r farther away) The LCD backlight is turned on. (Warning messages and manual adjustment items which are set using the jog dial are turned on.) r T side: for telephoto (subject appears closer) The LCD backlight is turned off. If you cannot get a sharp focus on a close subject Press the zoom W button repeatedly and move closer to the subject until the focus is sharp. DSPL/LCD ON/OFF Minimum focal distance to the subject W side: About 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) or more T side: About 50 cm (19 3/4 inches) or more To record even closer subjects, see page 58. See page 94 for a detailed description of the indicated items. Notes Digital zoom function • Because of the difference of the portion of the finder and the lens, use the LCD screen when This camera has a digital zoom function. you record a subject closer than1m(3 1/4 feet). Digital zoom enlarges the image by digital processing and it starts to function when • You cannot turn off the LCD screen when [DEMO] or [CONVERSION LENS] are set to [ON] zoom exceeds 3×. in the SET UP settings. • You cannot turn off the LCD backlight in SET UP and when displaying the menu. • You cannot turn off the self-timer indicators and some of the indicators used in advancedWToperations. • The indicators on the LCD screen are not recorded. The T side of the bar shows the digital zooming zone. Using the self-timer When you use the self-timer function, the subject is recorded about 10 seconds after Using digital zoom you press the shutter button. • The maximum zoom magnification is 6×. Shutter button • Digital zooming deteriorates the picture quality. When digital zoom is not necessary, set [DIGITAL ZOOM] to [OFF] in the setup settings (page 76). Self-timer lamp Notes • Digital zoom does not work for moving images. • Use the LCD screen when using the digital zoom function. Digitally zoomed images do not Control button appear in the finder. • The AF frame (page 94) does not appear on the LCD screen. 22 23 – 17 – BBBB Recording BBBB Recording, Clear the menu (page 41), then press the control button V ( ). The (self-timer) • The flash does not function when recording moving images (excluding Clip Motion) or indicator appears on the LCD screen, and about 10 seconds after you press the shutter recording in BURST2 mode. button, the subject is recorded. The self-timer lamp flashes and the beep sounds after you press the shutter button until the shutter is released. To cancel the self-timer Recording images with the AF illuminator recording, press the control button V ( ) again. The AF illuminator is fill light to focus on a subject easily under dark conditions. Set Recording images with the flash [AF ILLUMINATOR] (page 76) to [ON] in the setup settings, appears on the LCD screen and the AF illuminator emits light when the shutter button is pressed The factory setting is auto (no indicator). In this mode, the flash automatically halfway. It keeps emitting light until the focus is locked. strobes when the surroundings is dark. To change the flash mode, clear the menu (page 41), then press the control button v ( ) repeatedly so that the flash mode indicator appears on the LCD screen. AF illuminator Control button v ( ) Notes • If AF illuminator light does not reach the subject sufficiently or the subject has no contrast, focus will not be achieved. (Approximate 0.3 to 3.0 m (11 7/8 inches to 9 feet 10 1/8 inches) Each time you press the control button v ( ), the indicator changes as follows. distance is recommended.) (No indicator) ttt(No indicator) • In TWILIGHT mode of the SCENE SELECTION function (page 51), the AF illuminator will Forced flash: The flash strobes regardless of the surrounding brightness. emit only when the flash mode is set to (Forced flash). No flash: The flash does not strobe. • The AF illuminator will not emit when the LANDSCAPE mode of the SCENE SELECTION function (page 51) is selected or [CONVERSION LENS] (page 77) is set to [ON] in the setup You can change the brightness of the flash with [ ±] (FLASH LEVEL) in the menu settings. settings (page 44). • Focus is achieved as long as AF illuminator light reaches to the subject even if its light is slightly out of the middle position of the subject. • The AF illuminator is a very bright light. Although it is safe to use, avoid shining it directly into To reduce the red-eye phenomenon someone’s eyes at a close distance. Set [RED EYE REDUCTION] to [ON] in the setup settings, the flash strobes before • The AF illuminator does not operate when adjusting focus manually. recording to reduce the red-eye phenomenon (page 76). When [ON] is selected, appears on the LCD screen. Notes • When [ISO] is set to [AUTO] in the menu settings, the recommended shooting distance using the built-in flash is 0.3 m to 3.0 m (11 7/8 feet to 9 feet). When it is not set to [AUTO], the flash may be ineffective even if the flash level is changed. • Attaching a conversion lens (not supplied) may block the light from the flash or cause the lens shadow to appear. • You cannot use an external flash (not supplied) and the built-in flash at the same time. • Red-eye reduction may not produce the desired effects depending on individual differences, the distance to the subject, if the subject does not see the pre-strobe, or other conditions. • Red-eye reduction effects are also difficult to obtain if you set the shutter to a slow speed in the shutter speed priority mode. • The flash effect is not obtained easily when you use forced flash in a bright location. • While charging the flash, the flash charge lamp flashes. After the charging is complete, the lamp goes out. 24 25

Recording moving images 6 Press the shutter button fully down.

“REC” appears on the LCD screen, and the image and sound are recorded on Moving images with audio are recorded in MPEG format (page 39). the “Memory Stick.” To record moving images, slide the POWER switch in the direction of the arrow to turn on the power and insert a “Memory Stick.” 7 Press the shutter button fully down again to stop recording. The recording stops. When selecting the 320 (HQ) size: The recording stops in approximate 15 seconds (page 47). When selecting the 320×240 or 160×112 sizes: The recording stops when the “Memory Stick” is full. POWER switch For details on the image size, see “Setting the image size (IMAGE SIZE)” on page 47”. When [IMAGE SIZE] in the menu setting is set to [320 (HQ)], the maximum DSPL/LCD ON/OFF recording time is 20 seconds (page 48). Using the self-timer When you use the self-timer function, the subject is recorded about 10 seconds after you press the shutter button. 1 Set the mode dial to SET UP. Clear the menu (page 41), then press the control button V ( ). The (self-timer) indicator appears on the LCD screen, and the recording starts about 10 seconds after 2 Select [ ] (CAMERA) with v/V on the you press the shutter button. The self-timer lamp flashes and the beep sounds after control button, then press CAMERAB. SCENE SELECTION: TWILIGHT you press the shutter button until the shutter is released. To stop the self-timer MOVING IMAGE: MPEG MOVIE recording, press the control button V ( ) again. DATE/TIME: OFF DIGITAL ZOOM: OFF RED EYE REDUCTION: OFF AF ILLUMINATOR: ON LCD screen indicators during recording PAGE SELECT Each time you press DSPL/LCD ON/OFF, the status of the LCD screen changes as 3 Select [MOVING IMAGE] with v/V on the follows: all indicators on t indicators off t LCD screen off. control button, then press . CAMERAB These indicators are not recorded. See page 95 for a detailed description of the SCENE SELECTION: MOVING IMAGE: MPEG MOVIE indicators. DATE/TIME: CLIP MOTION DIGITAL ZOOM: RED EYE REDUCTION: AF ILLUMINATOR:

OK

4 Select [MPEG MOVIE] with v/V on the control button, then press the center . CAMERAz SCENE SELECTION: TWILIGHT MOVING IMAGE: MPEG MOVIE DATE/TIME: OFF DIGITAL ZOOM: OFF RED EYE REDUCTION: OFF AF ILLUMINATOR: ON PAGE SELECT 5 Select the mode dial to . 26 27 – 18 – BBBB Recording BBBB Recording, B Playback

Playing back still images Playing back moving images

POWER switch POWER switch DSPL/LCD ON/OFF DSPL/LCD ON/OFF 1 Set the mode dial to . The last recorded image (still or moving) appears on the LCD screen. 1 Set the mode dial to . The last recorded image (still or moving) appears on the LCD screen. 2 Select the desired still image with the 640 control button b/B. 6/8 2 Select the desired moving image with the 6/8 b: To display the preceding image. control button b/B. B: To display the next image. Moving images are displayed one-size smaller than still images. b: To display the preceding image. 100-0028 20017410:30PM FILE BACK/NEXT VOLUME B: To display the next image. MOV 00001 20017410:30 PM PLAY FILE BACK/NEXT VOLUME Notes 3 Select the center z to start the playback. • You might not be able to correctly play back images recorded with this camera on other The moving image and sound are played back. 6/8 equipment. During playback, B (playback) appears on the LCD • You cannot play back on this camera images larger than the maximum image size that can be screen. recorded with this camera. To advance or rewind, press the control button b/B during playback. STOP REV/CUE VOLUME LCD screen indicators during still image playback Playback bar Each time you press DSPL/LCD ON/OFF, the status of the LCD screen changes as follows: all indicators on t indicators off t LCD screen off. See page 96 for a detailed description of the indicators. To pause playback Press the center z on the control button to stop the playback. To advance or rewind the moving image Press the control button b/B during playback. To return to the normal playback, press the center z on the control button. 28 29 Moving images recorded with the image of [320 (HQ)] (page 47) Viewing images using a personal The images are displayed over the entire screen in steps 2 and 3. computer Adjusting the volume You can view data recorded with your camera on a personal computer, modify and attach it to e-mail using application software. This section describes the method for Press the control button v/V to adjust the volume. viewing images on a personal computer using the supplied USB cable. There are two ways to make the USB connection, which are the normal connection and the PTP connection (page 77). This is set using [USB CONNECT] in the setup LCD screen indicators during moving image playback settings. However, any OS does not conform to [PTP] as of March, 2001. Here describes the way using the [NORMAL] setting. Each time you press DSPL/LCD ON/OFF, the status of the LCD screen changes as follows: all indicators on t indicators off t LCD screen off. The factory setting of USB mode is [NORMAL]. See page 96 for a detailed description of the indicators. The mode can be checked and set as follows. 1 Set the mode dial to SET UP. 2 Select [SETUP2] with v/V, then press B. 3 Select [USB CONNECT] with v/V, then press B. 4 Select the connection mode with v/V. The USB cable is used to connect the camera to a personal computer so that operations can be performed on image files recorded in a “Memory Stick” from the personal computer. In order to use the USB cable, a USB driver must be installed in the personal computer beforehand. Be sure to also refer to the operation manuals for your personal computer and the application software. Notes • Data recorded with your camera is stored in the following formats. Make sure that applications that support these file formats are installed on your personal computer. — Still images (other than TEXT mode, uncompressed mode and Clip Motion): JPEG format — Moving images/audio: MPEG format — Uncompressed mode still images: TIFF format — TEXT mode/Clip Motion: GIF format • Depending on your application software, the file size may increase when you open a still image file. • When you copy the image to the camera from your computer, which was modified with a retouching software and was converted to another file format, the “FILE ERROR” message may appear and you may be unable to open the image. • Depending on your application software, only the first frame of the Clip Motion file may be played back. Communications with your computer (for Windows only) Communications between your camera and your computer may not recover after recovering from Suspend or Sleep. 30 31 – 19 – BBBB Playback BBBB Playback, Recommended computer environment Installing the USB driver Recommended Windows environment Before connecting your camera to your personal computer, install the USB driver to the computer. The USB driver is included with the application software in the CD- OS: Microsoft Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows ROM which is supplied with your camera. Millennium Edition The above OS is required to be installed at the factory. Operation is not assured in an environment upgraded to the operating systems described Be sure to complete installation of the USB driver before connecting the above. USB cable. If you connect the USB cable first, you will be unable to CPU: MMX Pentium 200 MHz or faster install the USB driver properly. The USB connector must be provided as standard. See page 88 for corrective measures if the USB cable was connected before installing Recommended Macintosh environment the driver and the driver software could not be installed correctly. Macintosh computer with the Mac OS 8.5.1/8.6/9.0/9.1 standard installation However, note that the update to Mac OS 9.0/9.1 should be used for the following models. For Windows 98/98SE/Me and Windows 2000 users •iMac with the Mac OS 8.6 factory pre-installed and a slot loading type CD-ROM drive •iBook or Power Mac G4 with the Mac OS 8.6 factory pre-installed 1 Turn on your personal computer and allow Windows to load. The USB connector must be provided as standard. Do not connect the USB cable in this step. QuickTime 3.0 or newer must be installed (to play back moving pictures). 2 Insert the supplied CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive of your personal Notes computer. • If you connect two or more USB equipment to a single personal computer at the same time, The application software screen appears. some equipment may not operate depending on the type of USB equipment. • Operations are not guaranteed when using a hub. 3 Click “USB Driver Installation for Windows 98/98SE/Me and • Operations are not guaranteed for all the recommended computer environments mentioned Windows 2000”. above. USB driver installation starts. • Microsoft and Windows are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft 4 Follow the on-screen messages to install the USB driver. Corporation in the United States and /or other countries. Your personal computer may restart. • Macintosh and Mac OS, QuickTime are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc. 5 Connect the USB jack (mini-B) on your camera with the USB • All other product names mentioned herein may be the trademarks or registered trademarks of connector on your personal computer using the supplied USB their respective companies. Furthermore, “™” and “®” are not mentioned in each case in this cable. manual to the USB connector to the USB jack(mini-B) Push the USB cable connector in as Personal computer far as it will go. 6 Insert a “Memory Stick” into your camera, connect the AC power adaptor and turn on your camera. “USB MODE” appears on the LCD screen of your camera and the camera is set to communication standby mode. Your personal computer recognizes the camera, and the Windows Add Hardware Wizard starts. 32 33 7 Follow the on-screen messages to have the Add Hardware Wizard Viewing images recognize the hardware. The Add Hardware Wizard starts twice because two different USB drivers are When viewing moving images on a Windows system, RealPlayer, Windows Media to be installed. Be sure to allow the installation to complete without interrupting Player or other moving image playback applications must be installed. When viewing it. moving images on a Macintosh system, QuickTime3.0 or later must be installed. 1 Turn on the power of your personal computer and allow Windows or Mac OS to load. Notes 2 Connect the USB jack (mini-B) on the camera with the USB • Do not connect the USB cable before the USB driver installation is completed in step 4. connector on your personal computer using the supplied USB • In step 7, make sure that a “Memory Stick” is inserted into your camera before installing the cable. USB driver. Otherwise, you will be unable to install the USB driver. For Macintosh users to the USB connector to the USB jack • When using MacOS9.1 (mini-B) It is not necessary to install the USB driver. The Macintosh recognizes the camera as a drive simply by connecting it to the Macintosh with the USB cable. Push the • When using MacOS8.5.1/8.6/9.0 USB cable connector in as Personal computer Follow the procedures below to install the driver. far as it will go. 1 Turn on your personal computer and allow the Mac OS to load. 3 Insert a “Memory Stick” into your camera, and connect the AC power adaptor to your camera and then to a wall outlet (mains). 2 Insert the supplied CD-ROM in the CD-ROM drive of your personal computer. 4 Turn on the power of your camera. “USB MODE” appears on the LCD screen of the camera. 3 Double-click the CD-ROM drive icon to open the window. 4 Double-click the icon of the hard disk containing the OS to open the window. For Windows 98/98SE/Me and Windows 2000 users 5 Move the following two files from the window opened in step 3 to the “System Folder” icon in the window opened in step 4 (drag 5 Open “ My Computer” on Windows and double click the newly and drop). recognized drive. (Example: “Removable Disk (E:)”) • Sony USB Driver The folders inside the “Memory Stick” are displayed. • Sony USB Shim If the drive is not recognized, see “Troubleshooting” on page 83. 6 When “Put these items into the Extensions folder?” appears, click “OK.” 7 Restart your personal computer. 34 35 – 20 – BBBB Playback BBBB Playback, For Windows Me and Windows 2000 users 6 Select and double-click the desired image/sound file from the folder. The following procedures are recommended when disconnecting the USB cable from For the detailed folder and file name, see “Image file storage destinations and your personal computer or ejecting the “Memory Stick” from the camera while it is image files” on page 38. connected to your personal computer. Desired file type Double-click in this order 1 Stop the drive by clicking on the “Unplug/Eject” icon in the task tray. 2 When the message appears confirming the safe removal of the hardware, Still image “Dcim” folder t “100msdcf” folder t Image file disconnect the USB cable or eject the “Memory Stick”. Moving image* “Mssony” folder t “Moml0001” folder t Image file* Audio* “Mssony” folder t “Momlv100” folder t Audio file* Software Clip Motion “Dcim” folder “100msdcf” folder Image file • Depending on your application software, the file size may increase when you open a still imagettfile. image • When you load an image modified using the supplied retouch software from your personal E-mail image “Mssony” folder t “Imcif100” folder t Image file computer to the camera or when you directly modify the image on the camera, the image TIFF image format will differ so the “FILE ERROR” message may appear and you may be unable to open (uncompressed) the file. • Depending on your application software, only the first frame of the Clip Motion file may be played back. ∗ Copying a file to the hard disk of your personal computer before viewing it is recommended. If you play back the file directly from the “Memory Stick”, the image and sound may break off. Communications with your personal computer (for Windows only) Communications between your camera and your personal computer may not recover after recovering from Suspend, Resume, or Sleep.

For Macintosh users

Follow the procedure 1 – 4 on page 35. 5 Double click the newly recognized icon on the desktop. The folders inside the “Memory Stick” are displayed. 6 Select and double-click the desired image/sound file from the folder. Notes on using your personal computer “Memory Stick” • Operation is not guaranteed if you are using a “Memory Stick” that was formatted with a personal computer, or if you used a personal computer to format the “Memory Stick” in your camera through a USB connection. • Do not optimize the “Memory Stick” on a Windows machine. This will shorten the “Memory Stick” life. • Do not compress the data on the “Memory Stick.” Compressed files cannot be played back on your camera. 36 37

Image file storage destinations and Folder File Meaning

image files IMCIF100 DSC0ssss.JPG • Small-size image file recorded in E-MAIL mode (page 53) Image files recorded with your camera are grouped in folders by recording mode. DSC0ssss.TIF • Uncompressed image file recorded in The meanings of the file names are as follows. ssss stands for any number TIFF mode (page 56) within the range from 0001 to 9999. MOML0001 MOV0ssss.MPG • Moving image file recorded normally MOMLV100 DSC0ssss.MPG • Audio file recorded in VOICE mode For Windows Me users (The drive recognizing the camera is (page 54) “E.”) The numerical portions of the following files are the same. – A small-size image file recorded in E-MAIL mode and its corresponding image file – An uncompressed image file recorded in TIFF mode and its corresponding image file – An audio file recorded in VOICE mode and its corresponding image file Folder containing still image, TEXT mode image – An image file recorded in TEXT mode and its corresponding index image file and Clip Motion image data – An image file recorded with Clip Motion and its corresponding index image file Tips Folder containing E-MAIL mode and TIFF mode The digital still camera saves recorded images as digital data. The format of the image data saved data is called as the file format. The formats that can be used with this camera are as follows: Folder containing moving image data JPEG format Folder containing VOICE mode audio data Most digital still cameras, operating systems of computers, and browser software adopt this format. This format is able to compress files without appreciable deterioration. However, if the image is compressed and saved on Folder File Meaning repeated occasions, the image will deteriorate. This camera records still images 100MSDCF DSC0ssss.JPG • Still image file recorded normally using the JPEG format for normal recording. • Still image file recorded in GIF format – E-MAIL mode (page 53) Using this format, the image will not deteriorate even if the image is compressed – TIFF mode (page 56) and saved on repeated occasions. This format limits the number of colors to – VOICE mode (page 54) 256 colors. This camera records still images using the GIF format in Clip – Burst mode (page 52) Motion (page 56) or TEXT mode (page 55). CLP0ssss.GIF • Clip Motion file recorded in NORMAL TIFF format mode (page 56) Stores shooting images without compression, so the image does not deteriorate. CLP0ssss.THM • Index image file of Clip Motion file Most of operating systems and applications correspond to this format. This recorded in NORMAL mode camera records still images using the TIFF format for the TIFF mode (page 56). MBL0ssss.GIF • Clip Motion file recorded in MOBILE mode (page 56) MPEG format This format is very typical for moving images. This camera records audio using MBL0ssss.THM • Index image file of Clip Motion file the MPEG format for the moving images recording and the VOICE mode recorded in MOBILE mode (page 54). TXT0ssss.GIF • Still image file recorded in TEXT mode (page 55) TXT0ssss.THM • Index image file of still image file recorded in TEXT mode 38 39 – 21 – BBBB Playback BBBB Playback, Advanced operations

Before performing advanced How to use the control button

operations When the menu or setup screen is displayed, the control button is used to select the buttons, images and menu items displayed on the LCD screen of your camera and This section describes the basic control methods that are frequently used for modify the settings. The operation methods that are frequently used for “Advanced “Advanced operations.” operations” are described below.

How to use the mode dial

The mode dial switches the function which is used for recording, playback, or editing. Set the dial as follows before starting to operate your camera. : To record still images, VOICE mode audio data : To play back or edit images Turning on/off the operation buttons (menu) on the LCD screen : To record moving images or Clip Motion images SET UP: To display the setup items (The SET UP position changes the settings of infrequently-used items.) SCN: To record in the SCENE SELECTION mode ONE PHSHPress MENU to display/ AUTO M: To record with the shutter speed and IN DOORclear the menu on the OUT DOOR aperture set manually LCD screen. WHITE BAL ISO MODE A: To record in the aperture priority mode S: To record in the shutter speed priority mode Menu Setting up the items in the setup or menu 1 Set the mode dial to SET UP so that the setup screen appears, or press MENU so CAMERA that the menu appears. SCENE SELECTION: TWILIGHTMOVING IMAGE: MPEG MOVIE DATE/TIME: OFF DIGITAL ZOOM: ON RED EYE REDUCTION: OFF AF ILLUMINATOR: ON

SELECT

40 41 2 When the mode dial is set to SET UP or : 2 Turn the jog dial to select the item or value 1 Press v/V/b/B on the control button to select the item you want to set up. number you want to adjust. 2 Press the center z on the control button to enter the item. • When the indication b at the right corner on the Yellow LCD screen is in yellow, you can select the item. When the mode dial is set to , S, A, M, In such cases, go to step 3. M SCN, or : • When the value number at the right corner on the 9 Press v/V/b/B on the control button to select the LCD screen is in yellow, you can adjust the value. setting of the item. ONE PHSH AUTO (When you press FOCUS, the 9 mark appears on The selected setting is turned to yellow, and the IN DOOROUT DOOR value number position.) setup is complete. WHITE BAL ISO MODE When you adjust only the value, the adjustment is complete. M

How to use the jog dial

The functions which are used frequently in recording are set up using the jog dial and the following direct buttons. The jog dial is used to change the value in manual adjustments. Yellow Mode dial (S, A, M) 3 Press the jog dial. The value number turns to yellow. To adjust the value, repeat step 2. Select Set Viewing the next/previous image using the jog dial during playback

FOCUS

When viewing an image in single-image mode (page 63), you can easily view the next/previous image by turning the jog dial. 1 Set the mode dial to S, A, or M. The adjustable value number appears at the right corner on the LCD. 42 43 – 22 – Before performing advanced operations Before performing advanced operations, Menu settings Item Setting Description Menu items that can be modified differ depending on the positions of the mode dial. PFX SOLARIZE Sets the image special effects (page 61). The LCD screen shows only the items you can operate at the moment. Factory (P. EFFECT) B&W settings are indicated with x. SEPIA NEG.ART When the mode dial is set to /SCN/S/A/M xOFF Item Setting Description +2 Adjusts the sharpness of the image. (SHARPNESS) +1 The indicator appears (except when the WB ONE PUSH Sets the white balance (page 60). x 0 setting is 0). (WHITE xAUTO BAL) –1IN DOOR –2 OUT DOOR ISO 400 Selects the ISO film speed. When recording When the mode dial is set to (MOVING IMAGE is set to 200 under dark situations or recording a fast-moving MPEG MOVIE in the setup settings.) 100 subject, use a high-number setting. When you xAUTO record high-quality images, use a low-number Item Setting Description setting (except when the mode dial is set to WB ONE PUSH Sets the white balance (page 60). SCN). (WHITE xAUTO x20481 536 Selects the image size when recording still BAL) IN DOOR (IMAGE 2048 (3:2) images. OUT DOOR SIZE) 16001 200 320 (HQ) Selects the MPEG image size when recording 12809 60 (IMAGE 3202 40 moving images (page 47). 64048 0 SIZE) . x1601 12 xFINE Records still images in the fine image quality PFX SOLARIZE Sets the image special effects (page 61). (P. QUALITY) mode. (P. EFFECT) B&W STANDARD Records still images in the standard image SEPIA quality mode. NEG.ART MODE TIFF Records a TIFF (uncompressed) file in addition xOFF (REC to the JPEG file (page 56). MODE) TEXT Records a GIF file in black-and-white (page 55). When the mode dial is set to (MOVING IMAGE is set to CLIP MOTION in the setup settings.) VOICE Records an audio file (with a still image) in addition to the JPEG file (page 54). Item Setting Description E-MAIL Records a small-size (320◊240) JPEG file in WB ONE PUSH Sets the white balance (page 60). addition to the selected image size (page 53). (WHITE xAUTO BAL) BURST2 Records two images continuously (page 52). IN DOOR OUT DOOR xNORMAL Records an image using the normal recording mode. xNORMAL Selects the Clip Motion image size (page 56). (IMAGE MOBILE ± HIGH Makes the flash level higher than normal. SIZE) (FLASH xNORMAL Normal setting LEVEL) ± HIGH Makes the flash level higher than normal. LOW Makes the flash level lower than normal. (FLASH xNORMAL Normal setting. LEVEL) LOW Makes the flash level lower than normal. 44 45 Item Setting Description Setting the image size (IMAGE SIZE) PFX SOLARIZE Sets the image special effects (page 61). (P. EFFECT) B&W

SEPIA

NEG.ART xOFF +2 Adjusts the sharpness of the image. (SHARPNESS) +1 The indicator appears (except when thex0setting is 0). –1 –2 When the mode dial is set to Item Setting Description 1 Set the mode dial to , SCN, S, A, M, or . DELETE OK Deletes the displayed image (page 67). 2 Press MENU. CANCEL Cancels deleting of the image. The menu appears. PROTECT – Protects images against accidental erasure (page 68). 3 Select the desired image size from [ ] (IMAGE SIZE) and press v/V. PRINT – Marks the print mark on still images (page 72). Still image sizes: SLIDE* INTERVAL Sets the slide show interval. 2048×1536, 2048 (3:2)*, 1600×1200, 1280×960, 640×480 x3 sec/5 sec/10 sec/30 sec/1 min ∗ The image is recorded in the ratio of three to two to fit the printing paper size. Using this REPEAT xON/OFF image size, the margin of an image is not printed out. However, the slight amount of the upper and lower black portions are displayed on the LCD screen. START Starts the slide show. CANCEL Cancels the slide show. Moving image (MPEG movie) sizes: 320 (HQ)*, 320×240, 160×112 COPY OK Copies an image (page 71). ∗ High Quality mode CANCEL Cancels copying of the image. Clip Motion sizes: RESIZE* 2048×1536 Changes the recorded image size (page 70). NORMAL (160×120), MOBILE (80×72) 1600×1200 1280×960 640×480

CANCEL

ROTATE* Rotates the still image (page 66).

OK CANCEL

DIVIDE OK Divides an moving image (page 74).

CANCEL

∗ Only in single-image mode. – 23 – Before performing advanced operations Before performing advanced operations, The number of images* or the time** that you can record on a “Memory B Various recording To release AE LOCK Stick” Carry out one of the followings: Quality Recording with the • Press AE LOCK again after step 2. Image size Moving image STANDARD FINE exposure fixed (AE • Release your finger from the shutter

LOCK) button after step 3.2048×1536 Approx. 9 Approx. 5 – • Press down the shutter button in step

2048 (3:2) Approx. 9 Approx. 5 – Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN 4. 1600×1200 Approx. 15 Approx. 8 – Once you press AE LOCK, the 1280×960 Approx. 22 Approx. 12 – exposure, now captured, is fixed. For 640×480 Approx. 118 Approx. 48 – instance, this function is convenient in the following use: 320 (HQ) – – Approx. 20 sec. Measure the exposure of the desired 320×240 – – Approx. 80 sec. portion of the subject using the spot 160×112 – – Approx. 320 sec. light-metering function and fix its exposure value by pressing AE LOCK. MOBILE (80×72) – – Approx. 350 Then, recompose the picture. NORMAL (160×120)*** – – Approx. 40 ∗ When MODE (REC MODE) is set to NORMAL. ∗∗ The maximum recording time in continuous recording. 3,4 ∗∗∗ When recording 10 frames per Clip Motion file. Remaining number of recordable images (page 94) The remaining number of recordable images is a guideline for when MODE (REC MODE) is set to NORMAL. The actual number of remaining images may differ depending on the recording 2 conditions. 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, Tips M or SCN. The size of the image is indicated by the pixel unit. The higher the number of pixels, the more information is included. So, an image that is saved using a large number of pixels is suitable 2 Target the subject that has for a large-format print and one that is saved using a smaller number of pixels is suitable for desired exposure value, then attaching to an E-mail. Normally, an image is recorded in the ratio of four to three to fit the press AE LOCK. monitor ratio. This camera can also record the image in the ratio of three to two to The exposure is fixed and the AE- accommodate the most common printing paper size. This is the same ratio as the one used in L mark appears. photo-developing shops. 3 Target the subject you want to record and press and hold the shutter button halfway down. The focus is automatically adjusted. 2048×1536 (4:3) 2048 (3:2) 4 Press down the shutter button. 48 49 3 Select the aperture value with

Recording with the 1 the jog dial, then press the Records images

manual adjustments jog dial. according to shooting Mode dial: S/A/M 4 Select the shutter speed conditions (SCENE 2 value indication with the jog SELECTION)dial, then press the jog dial. Shutter speed priority mode Mode dial: SCN 5 Select the shutter speed Once the shutter speed is adjusted value with the jog dial, then This camera has preset three SCENE manually, the aperture will be press the jog dial. SELECTION modes. Each mode is automatically adjusted to the suitable 1 Set the mode dial to A. For details on available values, see suitable for the following situations; value to attain correct exposure 2 night scene, landscape, and portrait.Select an aperture value with “Shutter speed priority mode” on according to the brightness of the the jog dial, then press the page 50, or “Aperture priority subject. Using the higher shutter speed, jog dial. mode” on page 50. 1,4 you can record a fast-moving subject The aperture value can be selected with its motion frozen. And using the from F2 to F8. Note lower shutter speed, you can record the If the setting is not appropriate in aperture flow motion of a moving subject. priority mode, shutter speed priority mode, 2,3 Manual exposure mode or manual exposure mode, the setting value 1 indicator on the LCD screen flashes. You You can manually adjust the shutter can record in this setting, we, however, speed and aperture values to achieve recommend that you adjust the flashed- the desired shooting condition value again. 1 Set the mode dial to SET UP. 2 according to your purpose. The The setup screen appears. exposure value appears on the LCD 2 Select [ ] (CAMERA) with screen (page 59). And you can also v/V, [SCENE SELECTION] adjust the aperture value and the with B/v/V, then press B. shutter speed value according to your 1 Set the mode dial to S. taste. 0 EV is the most suitable value 3 Select the desired setting, 2 Select a shutter speed with set by the camera. then press z. the jog dial, then press the 1 TWILIGHT mode jog dial. Allows you to record bright The shutter speed can be selected subjects in dark places without from 8'' to 1/1000. losing the dark atmosphere of the 2,3,4,5 surroundings. The shutter speed becomes slower, so we Aperture priority mode recommend that you use a tripod to prevent shaking. Once the aperture is adjusted manually, the shutter speed will be automatically 1 LANDSCAPE mode Set the mode dial to M. adjusted to the suitable value to attain Focuses only on a distant subject correct exposure according to the M to record landscapes, etc. brightness of the subject. Selecting a PORTRAIT mode lower aperture value opens the lens iris. Suits for portrait recordings. Using a lower aperture value, you can Backgrounds blurred away, and the record a subject with its background frontward person is sharpened. unclear. And using a higher aperture value, you can record both the subject 4 Set the mode dial to SCN. and the background stand out clearly. 2 Select the aperture value The selected setting is loaded. indication with the jog dial, 50 then press the jog dial. 51 – 24 – BBBB Various recording BBBB Various recording, To cancel the SCENE Remaining number of recordable SELECTION function Recording two Recording still images (page 94) Set the mode dial to , S, A, M, , images continuously images for e-mail The actual number of remaining images or . (E-MAIL) may differ depending on the recording Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN conditions. Notes • You can focus only on distant subjects in Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCNThis mode is used for a continuous To return to normal LANDSCAPE mode. • recording.Set the forced flash when you use the In the E-MAIL mode, a small-size recording mode flash in the following modes: image which is suitable for e-mail Select [NORMAL] with v/V in step 3. — TWILIGHT mode 1 transmission is also recorded at the — LANDSCAPE mode 4 same time as recording a normal still • When using the SCENE SELECTION image. (The size of the normal still mode, the AF illuminator (page 25) does image is set using [ ] (IMAGE not emit in the following conditions: 3 — TWILIGHT mode: when the flash 2 SIZE) in the menu settings (page 47).) mode is not set to the forced flash mode 1 — LANDSCAPE mode: you cannot use 4 the AF illuminator. 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, Tips M or SCN. 32 Under normal recording conditions, the 2 Press MENU. camera automatically makes various The menu appears. adjustments, such as those for the focus, iris, exposure, and white balance, as it 3 Select [MODE] (REC MODE) shoots. However, you may not be able to with b/B, [BURST2] with v/V. 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, carry out your desired shooting M or SCN. depending on shooting conditions. The 4 Record the image. SCENE SELECTION function provides 2 Press MENU. you with near-optimum adjustments to To return to normal The menu appears. suit your shooting situation. recording mode 3 Select [MODE] (REC MODE) Select [NORMAL] with v/V in step 3. with b/B, [E-MAIL] with v/V. Notes 4 Record the image. • You cannot use the flash in this mode. • During recording in this mode, the image The number of images that you can is not displayed on the LCD screen. Make record on a “Memory Stick” (8 MB) the composition before pressing the shutter in E-MAIL mode button. Quality • The recording interval is approximate 0.6 Image size second. STD FINE • You cannot select a shutter speed slower 2048×1536 Approx. 8 Approx. 4 than 1” when recording two images continuously. 2048 (3:2) Approx. 8 Approx. 4 1600×1200 Approx. Approx. 14 8 1280×960 Approx. Approx. 21 12 640×480 Approx. Approx. 95 43 52 53 The number of images that you can To return to normal

Adding audio files to record on a “Memory Stick” (8 MB) Recording text recording mode

still images (VOICE) in VOICE mode* documents (TEXT) Select [NORMAL] with v/V in step 3. Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN QualityImage size Mode dial: Notes STD FINE • If the subject is not evenly illuminated, you In the VOICE mode, the audio is also 2048×1536 Approx. 8 Approx. 4 The TEXT mode is suitable for may be unable to record a clear image. recorded at the same time as recording recording a document to emphasize its • Writing and reading data take more time a still image. You can vividly record 2048 (3:2) Approx. 8 Approx. 4 character by the black and white than normal recording. the situation with audio. Approx. Approx. colors. The LCD screen also turns to • When the mode dial is set to S, A, M, or 1600×1200 13 7 black and white, and the image is SCN images can be recorded, but the 1 recorded in the GIF format. image may be bleached out or may be 4 1280×960 Approx. Approx. turned black. 19 11 • 1 Remaining number of recordable images is Approx. Approx. not displayed. 3 640×480 56 34 4 • The number of recordable images is the 2 same regardless of whether [ ] ∗ When recording 5-second audio. 3 (P. QUALITY) is set to STANDARD or FINE. To return to normal 2 recording mode 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, Select [NORMAL] with v/V in step 3. M or SCN. 2 1 Set the mode dial to .Press MENU. The menu appears. 2 Press MENU. 3 The menu appears.Select [MODE] (REC MODE) with b/B, [VOICE] with v/V. 3 Select [MODE] (REC MODE) 4 with b/B, [TEXT] with v/V.Record the image. If you press and release the 4 Record the image. shutter button, sound is The number of images that you can recorded for five seconds. record on a “Memory Stick” (8 MB) If you hold down the shutter in TEXT mode* button, sound is recorded until you release the shutter button for Image size Number of images up to 40 seconds. 2048×1536 Minimum 14 2048 (3:2) Minimum 16 1600×1200 Minimum 24 1280×960 Minimum 36 640×480 Minimum 121 ∗ The maximum number of recordable images depends on the document condition, such as the amount of text portions. 54 55 – 25 – BBBB Various recording BBBB Various recording, 6 Record the image for the first The number of Clip Motion frames

Recording still images Creating Clip Motion frame. that you can record on a “Memory

as uncompressed Files Stick” (8 MB)60min files (TIFF) Mode dial: Image size Number of images Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN MAKING "CLIP MOTION" Clip Motion is an animation function NORMAL (160×120) Approx. 40* Records the images without that plays back still images in MOBILE (80×72) Approx. 350 compression, so the image does not succession. The images are stored in deteriorate. Images recorded in this GIF format, which is convenient for Before carrying out step 8, the ∗ When recording 10 frames per Clip mode are suitable for printing with a creating home pages or attaching images are temporarily stored in Motion file high-quality image. The JPEG images to an e-mail. memory. These images are not Notes (compressed) format image is also recorded on the “Memory Stick”, 1,3 • You cannot change the image size partway recorded with the TIFF format image. yet. through a Clip Motion recording. 1 6,7 7 Record the image for the next • Reading and writing data take more time than normal image recording. 4 frame. 2,5,8 • Due to the limitations of the GIF format, Image recording can be repeated the number of colors for Clip Motion34up to the maximum number of images is reduced to 256 colors or less. 2 recordable frames. Therefore, the picture quality may 8 deteriorate for some images.Press z. • The file size is reduced in MOBILE mode, 1 Set the mode dial to SET UP. All the frame images are recorded so the picture quality deteriorates. The setup screen appears. on the “Memory Stick”. • GIF files not created on this camera may 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, not be displayed correctly. M or SCN. 2 Select [ ] (CAMERA) with To delete some or all the • All the frame images are immediately 2 Press MENU. v/V, [MOVING IMAGE] with frame images while making recorded on the “Memory Stick” if the The menu appears. B/v/V, [CLIP MOTION] with a Clip Motion recording mode dial is switched or the power is v/V, then press . turned off.z 3 Select [MODE] (REC MODE) 1 Press the control button b (7) in with b/B, [TIFF] with / . 3 Set the mode dial to . step 6 or 7.vV4The recorded frame images are 4 Record the image. Press MENU. played back in turn and stop at the The number of images that you The menu appears. last image. can record on a “Memory Stick” 5 Select [ ] (IMAGE SIZE) 2 Press MENU, and select [DELETE (16 MB) in TIFF mode is with b/B, the desired mode LAST] or [DELETE ALL], then approx. 1. with v/V. press z. To return to normal 3 Select [OK], then press z. recording mode NORMAL (160×120) When [DELETE LAST] is selected Clip Motion of up to 10 frames can Select [NORMAL] with v/V in step 3. in step 2, each time you repeat be recorded. This is suitable for step 3, the recorded frame is Notes use on home pages, etc. deleted from the newest one. • JPEG images are recorded in the image MOBILE (80×72) size selected by the [ ] (IMAGE SIZE) menu (page 47). TIFF images are recorded Clip Motion of up to 2 frames can in [2048×1536] size other than when [2048 be recorded. This is suitable for (3:2)] is selected. use with portable data terminals. • Writing data takes more time than in normal recording. • The supplied “Memory Stick” (8 MB) does not have sufficient capacity to record uncompressed images. 56 57

Setting the distance Recording images in Adjusting the TipsNormally, the camera automatically

to the subject macro exposure adjusts the exposure. If the color of the image is too dark or bright as illustrated Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN/ Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN/ (EXPOSURE) below, we recommend that you adjust the Mode dial: /S/A/SCN/ exposure manually. When recording a Normally the focus is automatically The macro recording is used when backlighted subject or a subject in the adjusted. This function is useful when zooming up a little subject, such as Adjusts the exposure value which is set snow, set it toward +, and when recording the auto focus does not work well such flowers, insects. in the automatic adjustment. a dark subject with fully displayed on the as in dark places. LCD screen, set it toward –. 1 1 Set the exposure toward + 3231Set the mode dial to , S, A, 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, M, SCN or . M, SCN or . SCN or . 2 Press FOCUS. 2 Clear the menu, and press 2 Press . Set the exposure The focus is fixed and the 9 the control button B ( ). 3 toward – Select the desired exposure (manual focus) indicator appears. The (macro) indicator appears on the LCD screen. value with the jog dial.3 Turn the jog dial to select the You can record a subject as close Adjust the exposure value while desired focus setting. as about 4 cm (1 5/8 inches) from checking the brightness of the You can select from 15 focus the lens surface with the zoom set background. settings (unit: m) including the 9 all the way to the W side, or about You can select values ranging from position: 20 cm (8 inches) with the zoom set +2.0 EV to –2.0 EV in steps of 1/3 0.1, 0.2, 0.3, 0.5, 0.8, 1.0, 1.5, 2, 3, all the way to the T side. EV. 5, 7, 10, 15, and ∞ (infinity) Note To reactivate auto focusing To return to normal If a subject is under extremely bright or dark Press FOCUS again and the focal point recording mode situations, or the flash is used, the exposure information disappears. Press the control button B ( ) again. adjustment may not be effective. The indicator disappears. Notes • Focal point information may not Notes completely show the correct distance. Use • You cannot record images in macro with the information as a guide. the LANDSCAPE mode of the SCENE • The focus preset cannot be set when SELECTION function. attaching a conversion lens. • When recording images in macro, use the • Focusing error increases if the lens is LCD screen. If you record using the finder, pointed up or down. the range visible in the finder may differ • If you shoot a subject within 0.5 m from the actual recording range. (19 3/4 inches) while the zoom is set to the T side, you cannot get a clear focus. In such cases, the focal point information flashes. Press the zoom W button until the indicator stops flashing. 58 59 – 26 – BBBB Various recording BBBB Various recording, To shoot in one-push white

Adjusting the white balance mode Enjoying picture Recording the date

balance (WHITE 1 Select [ONE PUSH]. The effects (P. EFFECT) and time on the still

BALANCE) indicator appears. image (DATE/TIME)

2 Shoot a white object such as paper Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN/ Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN/ full under the same situation you Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCNYou can digitally process images to will shoot. Normally, the white balance is obtain special effect. automatically adjusted (AUTO). When 3 Press v. 1,4 you record with the shooting condition The indicator flashes quickly. 1 5 fixed or under the specific lighting When the white balance has been condition, you can manually adjust the adjusted and stored in the memory, 2,3 white balance. the indicator stops flashing. 3 1 To reactivate auto adjustment 2 Select [AUTO] with v/V in step 3. Notes 1 Set the mode dial to SET UP. 3 • The indicator means: 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, The setup screen appears. 2 Slow flashing: white balance is not set or M, SCN or . was not able to be set. 2 Select [ ] (CAMERA) with Quick flashing: white balance is being 2 Press MENU. v/V, [DATE/TIME] with B/v/V, adjusted (after you pressed v). The menu appears. then press B. 1 Set the mode dial to , S, A, Lit steady: white balance has been set. 3 Select [PFX] (P. EFFECT) with 3 Select the date and time M, SCN or . • If the indicator keeps flashing even when you press v, record in automatic b/B, the desired mode with setting with v/V, then press 2 Press MENU. white balance mode. v/V. z. The menu appears. Tips SOLARIZE DAY & TIME 3 Select [WB] (WHITE BAL) The light contrast is clearer and the Imposes the date, hour, and The image is susceptible to lighting with / , the desired setting conditions. The image looks blue under picture looks like an illustration. minute.b B with v/V. sunlight in the summer, and looks red B&W DATE under mercury lamps. Human eyes can ONE PUSH ( ) The picture is monochrome (black Imposes the year, month, and day.resolve these problems. However, the Adjusting the white balance and white). camera cannot resolve the problem OFF depending on the light source without making adjustments. Normally, SEPIA Does not impose the date and time. the camera adjusts it automatically, but, if AUTO (No indicator) The picture is sepia-toned like an the image appears in strange colors, we Adjusts the white balance old photograph. 4 Set the mode dial to , S, A, recommend that you change the white M, or SCN. automatically balance mode. NEG.ART Under fluorescent lighting The color and brightness of the 5 Record the image. IN DOOR (n) picture are reversed as in a The date and time do not appear on negative. the LCD screen during shooting. • Places where the lighting These appear during playback condition changes quickly OFF only. • Under bright lighting such as Does not use the picture effect photography studios function. • Under sodium or mercury lamps To cancel picture effect OUT DOOR ( ) Recording a sunrise/sunset, night Select [OFF] with v/V in step 3. scene, neon signs, or fireworks20017460 61 Notes B Various playback The image indicated by the yellow • If you select [DATE] in step 3, the date is Using the spot light- frame in the index screen is imposed onto the image in the order metering function selected with “Setting the date and time” Playing back three or displayed in the middle of the triple-image screen with the (page 15). Mode dial: /S/A/M/SCN/ nine images at once recording information. To display • The date and time are not superimposed Mode dial: the other information, press the onto moving images or Clip Motion Use this function when there is images. control button v/V.backlight or when there is strong You can display multiple images on the contrast between the subject and the LCD screen at one time using the The following marks are displayed background, etc. Position the point you zoom buttons. on each image according to the want to record on the spot light- image type and settings. metering cross hair. 1 : Moving image file : VOICE mode file 2 : E-mail file : Print mark - : Protect mark TEXT: TEXT file TIFF: TIFF file 1 CLIP: Clip Motion fileSet the mode dial to . (No mark): Normal recording (no settings) Press to activate the 2 Press the zoom W button spot light-metering function. repeatedly. The LCD screen display changes To display the next Position the point you want to record at as follows: (previous) index screen the spot light-metering cross hair. • Single (single-image) screen Press the control button v/V/b/B. Record the picture when the automatic adjustment has been completed. To return to normal playback (single-image) LCD screen • Press the zoom T button repeatedly. • Press the control button z. 100-0001 20017410:30PM FILE BACK/NEXT VOLUME Note When viewing an image recorded in Clip • Index (nine-image) screen Motion or TEXT mode on the index screen, Spot light- the image may appear different from the metering actual image. cross hair Tips CLIP TEXT When the triple-image screen is displayed, pressing MENU opens the menu including [PRINT], [PROTECT], SINGLE DISPLAY and [DELETE]. For details on these items, see pages 67, 68, or 72. To close • Triple-image screen the menu, press MENU again. The menu disappears and the recording information is indicated. APERTURE VALUE : F2.2 SHUTTER SPEED : 1/125 EXPOSCULRIPE VALUE : +0.0 TEXT 100-0005 20017410:30PM SINGLE DISPLAY 62 63 – 27 – BBBB Various recording BBBB Various playback, Notes To stop the SLIDE SHOW

Enlarging a part of • You cannot zoom moving images. Playing back the still playback

the still image (Zoom • You can zoom images recorded in TEXT images in order Press z, select [EXIT] with B, then and trimming) mode, but cannot trim them.• press z.Zoom scaling is up to 5× regardless of the (SLIDE) original image size. Mode dial: • The quality of enlarged images may be Mode dial: To skip to the next/previous deteriorated. image during the SLIDE 1 • This function is useful for checking the The original data is left even if you enlarge SHOW the image. recorded images or for presentations, etc. Select b/B at the lower-left on the • The enlarged image is recorded as the LCD screen, then press z. 2,4 3 newest file.• If you trim an image, the remaining 1 “Memory Stick” capacity will be Note decreased. The interval setting time may vary • If the remaining “Memory Stick” capacity depending on the image size. is not sufficient, you may be unable to trim 3,4 1 Set the mode dial to . an image. 2• You cannot trim to an image of 3:2. 2 Display the image to be enlarged. 3 Zoom in/out the image with 1 Set the mode dial to . the zoom T/W buttons. 2 Press MENU. 4 Press the control button The menu appears. repeatedly to select the 3 Select [SLIDE], then press z. desired portion of the image. Set the following items. v: The image moves downward V: The image moves upward INTERVAL b: The image moves rightward You can select from 1 min (one B: The image moves leftward minute), 30 sec (30 seconds), 10 sec (10 seconds), 5 sec To return to the normal size (5 seconds), or 3 sec (3 seconds). Press the control button z. REPEAT ON: Plays back images in a To record an enlarged image continuous loop. (trimming) OFF: After all images have been 1 Press MENU after zooming. played back, the slide show ends. 2 Select [TRIMMING] with B, then 4 Select [START], then press press z. z. 3 Select the image size with v/V, then press . The slide show begins.z The image is recorded and the image on the LCD screen returns To cancel the SLIDE SHOW to the normal size after recording. setting Select [CANCEL] with v/V in step 3, then press z. 64 65

B Editing Rotating a still image Viewing images on a In index mode

(ROTATE) TV screen Deleting images 1 Mode dial: Mode dial: (DELETE) You can rotate the image recorded in Before connecting your camera, be Mode dial: W3,4,5 portrait orientation and display it in sure to turn off the TV. landscape orientation. You can delete unwanted files. 2 Set the TV/VIDEO 1 switch to In single-image or triple- “VIDEO”. image mode 1 Set the mode dial to , then 1 display the index screen with 3,4 the zoom W button. 2 A/V connecting cable 2 Press MENU. (supplied) W 2,4,5 The menu appears. 3 3 Select [DELETE] with b/B, 1 then press z.Set the mode dial to , and display the image to rotate. 4 Select [ALL] or [SELECT] 2 Press MENU. to A/V OUT 1 with / , then press .Set the mode dial to . bBzThe menu appears. jack25When you select [ALL] In single-image mode: 3 Select [ENTER] with b/B, then Select [ROTATE] with b/B, 1 Connect the A/V connecting Display the image you want to press z. then press z. cable to the A/V OUT jack of delete with b/B. All the unprotected images are 4 Rotate the image clockwise your camera and to the In triple-image mode: deleted. or counterclockwise , audio/video input jacks of the Press the zoom W button twice to When you select [SELECT] select [OK] with v/V, then TV. turn to the triple-image mode. If your TV has stereo type input 1 Select the images to be deleted press z. Display the image you want to jacks, connect the audio plug with the control button, then delete with b/B. (black) of the A/V connecting press z. To cancel rotation cable to the Lch jack. 3 Press MENU. To cancel, press z again. Select [CANCEL] with v/V in step 4, The menu appears. Repeat this step to select other then press z. 2 Turn on the TV and start images. playback on your camera. 4 Select [DELETE] with b/B in The (delete) indicator Notes The playback image appears on single-image mode, or with appears on the selected images. • You cannot rotate protected or the TV screen. v/V in triple-image mode, uncompressed images, or images recorded then press z. in TEXT mode. Notes • You may not be able to rotate images • You cannot use a TV that has an antenna 5 Select [OK] with v/V, then recorded with other equipment. (aerial) connector only. press z. • Also, when viewing images on a computer, • When viewing a still image on the TV, the The image (or the middle- the image rotation information may not be black band may appear around the image. positioned image in triple-image SET MENU TO NEXT reflected depending on the application mode) is deleted. software. 2 Press MENU. 3 Select [OK] with b/B, then press z. 66 67 – 28 – BBBB Various playback BBBB Editing, To cancel deleting In index mode To release protection Select [CANCEL] with b/B in step 4 Preventing accidental If you selected [ALL] in step 4, select or [EXIT] with b/B in step 5, then erasure (PROTECT) 1 [OFF] then press z. If you selected press z. [SELECT] in step 4, select the images Mode dial: to be unprotected with the control Note Protects images against accidental W button. Select [OK] with b/B, then If there are files on the “Memory Stick” with 3,4,5 press z. names having the same last 4 digits as the erasure. file name of the image to be deleted, these 2 To cancel protection files are also deleted at the same time. In single-image or triple- image mode Select [CANCEL] with b/B in step41or [EXIT] with b/B in step 5, then Set the mode dial to , then press z. 1 display the index screen with the zoom W button.

W 2 Press MENU.

2,4 The menu appears. 3 3 Select [PROTECT] with b/B, then press z. 4 Select [ALL] or [SELECT] 1 Set the mode dial to . with b/B, then press z. 2 In single-image mode 5 When you select [ALL] Display the image you want to Select [ON] with b/B, then press protect with b/B. z. In triple-image mode All the images in the “Memory Stick” are protected. Press the zoom W button twice to turn to the triple-image mode. When you select [SELECT] Display the image you want to The frame of the selected image protect with b/B. turns green. 3 Press MENU. 1 Select the images to be protected with the control The menu appears. button, then press z. 4 Select [PROTECT] with b/B To cancel, press z again. in single-image mode, or with Repeat this step to select other v/V in triple-image mode, images. then press z. The - indicator appears on The displayed image (or the the selected images. middle-positioned image in triple- image mode) is protected. - The - indicator appears on the image. To release protection Press again in step 4. - indicator SET MENU TO NEXTz disappears. 2 Press MENU. 3 Select [OK] with b/B, then press z. 68 69 Notes

Changing the Copying images In INDEX mode• The original image is retained even after

recorded still image resizing. (COPY) • size (RESIZE) You cannot change the size of images 1recorded in TEXT mode, moving images, Mode dial: uncompressed images, or Clip Motion Mode dial: images. You can copy images to another W You can change the image size of the • The resized image is recorded as the “Memory Stick.” 3,4,6 newest file. recorded image. • If you resize an image, the remaining 2,5 “Memory Stick” capacity will be In single mode 1 decreased. • When you change from a small size to a large size, the picture quality deteriorates. 1 1 Set the mode dial to , then • If the remaining “Memory Stick” capacity display the index screen with 3,4 is not sufficient, you may not be able to the zoom W button. 2 resize an image. • You cannot resize to an image of 3:2. 3 2 Press MENU. The menu appears. 2 3 Select [COPY] with b/B, 1 Set the mode dial to , then [Select] with v/V, then press display the image of which z. you want to change the size. 1 Set the mode dial to , then The frame of the selected image 2 display the image which you turns green.Press MENU. want to copy. The menu appears. 4 Select the image to copy with32Press MENU. the control button, then Select [RESIZE] with b/B, The menu appears. press z. then press z. 4 3 Select [COPY] with b/B, [OK] To cancel, press z again. Repeat Select the desired size with with v/V, then press . this step to select other images.z v/V, then press z. “MEMORY STICK ACCESS” The (select) indicator appears 2048×1536, 1600×1200, appears. on the image. 1280×960, 640×480 The resized image is recorded. 4 When “CHANGE MEMORY STICK” appears, eject the To cancel changing the size “Memory Stick.” Select [CANCEL] with / in step 4, “INSERT MEMORY STICK” v V then press z. appears. SET MENU TO NEXT 5 Insert the “Memory Stick” on which to copy the image. 5 Press MENU. “RECORDING” appears. When The menu appears. copying is completed, “COMPLETE” appears. 6 Select [ENTER] with b/B, To end copying, select [EXIT] then press z. with b/B, then press “MEMORY STICK ACCESS” z. appears. To copy the image to another “Memory Stick” Select [CONTINUE] with v/V, press z, then repeat steps 4 and 5. 70 71 – 29 – BBBB Editing BBBB Editing, 7 When “CHANGE MEMORY To unmark selected print STICK” is displayed, eject the Selecting still images In index mode marks “Memory Stick.” to print (PRINT) Select the images to be unmarked in “INSERT MEMORY STICK” 1 step 5 with the control button, then appears. Mode dial: press z. 8 Insert another “Memory You can mark a print mark on still Stick.” images recorded with your camera. W To unmark all the print 3–5,7 “RECORDING” appears. When This mark is convenient when you marks copying is completed, have images printed at a shop that 2,6 Select [ALL] with b/B in step 4, then “COMPLETE” appears. conforms with the DPOF (Digital Print press z. Select [OFF] with b/B, then To end copying, select [EXIT] Order Format) standard. press z. with v/V, then press z. 1 The marks on all images are . Set the mode dial to , then In single-image or triple- unmarked.display the index screen with To copy the image to image mode the zoom W button. another “Memory Stick” To cancel marking the print Select [CONTINUE] with v/V, press 2 Press MENU. mark z, then repeat steps 7 and 8. 1 The menu appears. Select [CANCEL] with b/B in step43Select [PRINT] with b/B, then or select [EXIT] with b/B in step 7, To cancel copying part-way W press z. then press z. Select [CANCEL] with b/B in step 3 2,4 Notes or [EXIT] with b/B in step 6, then34Select [SELECT] with b/B, press . then press z. • You cannot mark moving images, Clip z When marking the mark, you Motion images or images recorded in TEXT mode. Notes cannot select [ALL]. • If you mark an image recorded in TIFF • If you do not select [EXIT] after 1 Set the mode dial to . The frame of the selected image mode with a print mark, only the “COMPLETE” appears and instead insert turns green. a new “Memory Stick,” the same image is 2 In single-image mode uncompressed image is printed, and the 5 Select the images to be JPEG image recorded at the same time is copied again. Display the image you want to • You cannot copy uncompressed images. print with b/B. marked with the control not printed. • You cannot copy images that are bigger button, then press . • In E-mail mode, a print mark is marked on z than 5 MB at once. If “NOT ENOUGH In triple-image mode the normal size image that is recorded at To cancel, press z again. the same time. MEMORY” appears or flashes on the Press the zoom W button twice to Repeat this step to select other INDEX screen, cancel some images to turn to the triple-image mode. images. The mark appears on copy and try again. Display the image you want to the selected image. print with b/B. 3 Press MENU. The menu appears. 4 Select [PRINT] with b/B in single-image mode, or with v/V in triple-image mode, SET MENU TO NEXT then press z. The (print) mark is marked on 6 Press MENU. the displayed image (or the The menu appears. middle-positioned image in triple- 7 Select [OK] with b/B, then image mode). press z. To unmark the print mark Press z again in step 4. mark 72 disappears. 73 You cannot divide the Step 1: Divide the unwanted scene A.

Dividing a moving following types of files:

image file (DIVIDE) • Clip Motion files1AMOV0002.mpgB3• Still image files Mode dial: • Moving image files that are too short You can divide moving images to divide DIVIDE point recorded in MPEG MOVIE mode. This is convenient when there is not enough The file number changes as space on a “Memory Stick” or when follows when you divide a Step 2: Divide the unwanted scene B. attaching moving images to e-mails. file. MOV0004.mpg If you divide the MOV0003.mpg 1 file, the divided file numbers become13AMOV0005.mpg B MOV0004.mpg and MOV0005.mpg, and MOV0003.mpg is skipped. The divided files are saved as the latest DIVIDE point 3,4,5 files. 2 Step 3:Delete the unwanted scenes A and B. 1 2 MOV0003.mpg MOV0004.mpg MOV0007.mpg 1 Set the mode dial to and13ABdisplay the moving image DIVIDE point MOV0006.mpg you want to divide. 2 Press MENU. DELETE DELETE The menu appears. 3 MOV0004.mpgSelect [DIVIDE] with / , Step 4:Only the desired scenebBthen press , select [OK] 1 2 MOV0005.mpg remains.z with v/V, then press z. 4 Play the moving image. 1 3 MOV0006.mpgDivided at the designated point If you press z at this time, c, C (frame forward, frame Notes reverse), [CANCEL] and [EXIT] To cancel file division • You cannot divide Clip Motion files. appear on the screen. If you select Press [EXIT]. The image playback • You cannot recombine divided files. [c,C], you can finely adjust screen appears. • The original undivided file is not saved. the divide location using b/B. If you select [CANCEL], moving To delete unwanted portions image playback restarts and you can reselect the divide location. 1 Display the portion of the moving image you want to delete and press 5 When you have decided the MENU. divide point, select [OK] then 2 Select [DELETE] with b/B, then press z. press z. 6 [OK], [CANCEL] and [EXIT] 3 Select [OK] with v/V, then press appear on the screen. Select z. [OK], then press z. The moving image file is divided. 74 75 – 30 – BBBB Editing BBBB Editing, Item Setting Description

Changing the setup settings (SETUP)

CONVERSION ON Set to “ON” when using the VCL-MHG07 Set the mode dial to SET UP. The setup screen appears. You can set up the following LENS conversion lens (not supplied). At this time, items with the control button. the zoom function does not work and you cannot turn off the LCD screen. CAMERA Also, note that the VAD-S70 adaptor ring needed to mount the conversion lens to your Item Setting Description camera is not sold in some countries and SCENE xTWILIGHT Selects the SCENE SELECTION mode that regions. SELECTION LANDSCAPE is assigned to the SCN position (page 51). xOFF PORTRAIT / xENGLISH Displays the menu items in English. MOVING xMPEG MOVIE Records the MPEG movie (pages 26, 56). LANGUAGE /JPN Displays the menu items in Japanese. IMAGE CLIP MOTION Records the Clip Motion. CLOCK SET OK Sets the date and time (Perform the DATE/TIME DAY & TIME Sets whether to insert the date and time into CANCEL procedure from step 3 on page 15). DATE the image (page 61). xOFF SETUP 2 DIGITAL ZOOM xON Uses digital zoom (page 22). Item Setting Description OFF Does not use digital zoom. LCD BRIGHT Selects the LCD brightness. RED EYE ON Reduces the red-eye phenomenon (page 24). BRIGHTNESS xNORMAL This has no effect on the recorded images. REDUCTION xOFF DARK AF xON Uses when it is hard to focus on the subject LCD BRIGHT Selects the brightness of the LCD backlight. ILLUMINATOR OFF under dark situations (page 25). BACKLIGHT xNORMAL Lets you set the brightness of the LCD backlight to [BRIGHT] or [NORMAL].

SETUP 1 Selecting [BRIGHT] makes the screen

bright and easy to see when using the Item Setting Description camera outdoors or in other bright locations, FORMAT OK Formats a “Memory Stick”. but also uses up the battery charge faster. Note that formatting erases all the BEEP SHUTTER Turns on the shutter sound only. (The shutter information recorded on a “Memory Stick”, sound is heard when you press the shutter including even erasure protected images button.) (page 91). xON Turns on the beep/shutter sound (when you CANCEL Cancels formatting of a “Memory Stick”. press the control button/shutter button). FILE NUMBER xSERIES Assigns numbers to files in sequence even if OFF Turns off the beep/shutter sound. the “Memory Stick” is changed. VIDEO OUT NTSC Sets the video output signal to NTSC mode RESET Resets the file numbering each time the (e.g., Japan, the USA) (page 82). “Memory Stick” is changed. PAL Sets the video output signal to PAL mode (e.g., Europe) (page 82). USB CONNECT PTP Switches the USB mode (page 31). xNORMAL 76 77 Item Setting Description Additional information How to prevent moisture condensation DEMO xON/STBY Displayed only when you use the AC power When bringing the camera from a cold place OFF adaptor. [DEMO] is set to [STBY] at the

Precautions to a warm place, seal the camera in a plastic

factory and the demonstration starts about bag and allow it to adapt to conditions at the 10 minutes after you have set the mode dial On cleaning new location over a period of time (about an to , S, A, or M. To cancel the hour). demonstration, turn off the power. The Cleaning the LCD screen demonstration will not start if the MOVING Wipe the screen surface with a cleaning If moisture condensation occurs IMAGE setting is CLIP MOTION. cloth (not supplied) or a LCD cleaning kit Turn off the camera and wait about an hour (not supplied) to remove fingerprints, dust, for the moisture to evaporate. Note that if etc. you attempt to record with moisture Notes on [DATE/TIME] remaining inside the lens, you will be unable • The date and time do not appear on the LCD screen during shooting. These appear during Cleaning the camera surface to record clear images. playback. Clean the camera surface with a soft cloth • The date and time are not superimposed onto moving images and Clip Motion images. slightly moistened with water, then wipe the surface dry. Do not use any type of solvent On AC power adaptor such as thinner, alcohol or benzine as this • Unplug the unit from the wall outlet may damage the finish or the casing. (mains) when you are not using the unit for After using your camera at the a long time. seashore or other dusty locations • To disconnect the power cord (mains lead), Clean your camera carefully. Otherwise, the pull it out by the plug. Never pull the salty air may corrode the metal fittings or power cord (mains lead) itself. dust may enter the inside of your camera, • Do not operate the unit with a damaged causing a malfunction. cord (mains lead) or if the unit has been dropped or damaged. • Do not bend the power cord (mains lead) Note on operating forcibly, or place a heavy object on it. This temperature will damage the cord (mains lead) and may cause fire or electrical shock. Your camera is designed for use between the • Prevent metallic objects from coming into temperatures of 0°C and 40°C (32°F and contact with the metal parts of the 104°F). Recording in extremely cold or hot connecting section. If this happens, a short places that exceed this range is not may occur and the unit may be damaged. recommended. • Always keep metal contacts clean. • Do not disassemble the unit. On moisture condensation • Do not apply mechanical shock or drop the unit. If the camera is brought directly from a cold • While the unit is in use, particularly during to a warm location, or is placed in a very charging, keep it away from AM receivers damp room, moisture may condense inside and video equipment. AM reception and or outside the camera. Should this occur, the video operation are disturbed. camera will not operate properly. • The unit becomes warm during use. This is not a malfunction. Moisture condensation occurs • Do not place the unit in locations that are: easily when: — Extremely hot or cold • The camera is brought from a cold location — Dusty or dirty such as a ski slope into a warmly heated — Very humid room. — Vibrating • The camera is taken from an air- conditioned room or car interior to the hot outdoors, etc. 78 79 – 31 – BBBB Editing Additional information, On battery pack “Memory Stick”, , “MagicGate • Be certain to turn the POWER switch to On “Memory Sticks” Memory Stick” and are trademarks of off when not taking shots or playing back • Use only the specified charger with the Sony Corporation. on your camera. charging function. “Memory Stick” is a new compact, portable “MagicGate” and are • We recommend having spare batteries • To prevent accident from a short circuit, do and versatile IC recording medium with a trademarks of Sony Corporation. handy for two or three times the expected not allow metal objects to come into data capacity that exceeds a floppy disk. shooting time, and make a trial shots contact with the battery terminals. “Memory Stick” is specially designed for before taking the actual shots. • Keep the battery pack away from fire. exchanging and sharing digital data among • Do not expose the battery pack to water. • Never expose the battery pack to “Memory Stick” compatible products. About “InfoLITHIUM” The battery pack is not water-resistant. temperatures above 60°C (140°F), such as Because it is removable, “Memory Stick” Remaining battery time indicator in a car parked in the sun or under direct can also be used for external data storage. battery pack • If the power goes off although the battery sunlight. • There are two types of “Memory Sticks”: What is the “InfoLITHIUM” battery remaining indicator indicates that the Keep the battery pack dry. general “Memory Sticks” and “MagicGate pack? battery pack has enough power to operate, • Do not expose the battery pack to any mechanical shock. Memory Sticks” that are equipped with the The “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack is a charge the battery pack fully again so that MagicGate* copyright protection lithium-ion battery pack that has functions the indication on the battery remaining • Do not disassemble nor modify the battery technology. for communicating information related to indicator is correct. Note, however, that the pack. correct battery indication sometimes will • Install the battery pack to the camera You can use both types of “Memory Stick” operating conditions between your camera securely. with your camera. However, because your and the AC power adaptor. not be restored if it is used in high • Charging while some capacity remains camera does not support the MagicGate The “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack temperatures for a long time or left in a standards, data recorded with your camera is calculates the power consumption according fully charged state, or the battery pack is does not affect the original battery capacity. not subject to MagicGate copyright to the operating conditions of your camera, frequently used. Regard the remaining protection. and displays the remaining battery time in battery time indication as the approximate minutes. shooting time.If any problem occurs, unplug your camera ∗ MagicGate is copyright protection • The E mark indicating there is little and contact your nearest Sony dealer. technology that uses encryption Charging the battery pack remaining battery time sometimes flashes technology. • Be sure to charge the battery pack before depending on the operating conditions or On internal rechargeable you start using your camera. ambient temperature and environment even Notes button battery • We recommend charging the battery pack if the remaining battery time is 5 to • Do not remove the “Memory Stick” while in an ambient temperature of between 10 minutes. This camera has an internal rechargeable reading or writing data. 10°C to 30°C (50°F to 86°F) until the • Data may be damaged if: POWER ON/OFF (CHG) lamp goes out, How to store the battery packbutton battery for maintaining the date and • Even if the battery pack is not used for a time and other settings regardless of whether — you remove the “Memory Stick” or turn indicating that the battery pack is fully long time, store it in a dry, cool place after the power is on or off. This rechargeable off your camera while reading or charged. If you charge the battery pack button battery is constantly charged as long writing data. outside of this temperature range, you may fully charging it once per year and then — you use the “Memory Stick” in a as you are using the camera. However, if not be able to efficiently charge the battery using the battery pack up on your camera. location subject to the effects of static pack. This is to maintain the battery pack’s you use the camera for only short periods it discharges gradually, and if you do not use electricity or noise. • After charging is completed, disconnect functions. • the camera at all for about one month it Do not attach any other material than the the AC power adaptor from the DC IN jack • To use the battery pack up on your camera, supplied label on the labeling position. on your camera or remove the battery leave the POWER switch to on in slide show becomes completely discharged. In this • Attach the label so that it does not stick out pack. playback mode until the power goes off.case, be sure to charge this rechargeable from the proper attachment location. button battery before using the camera. • When you carry or store the “Memory Effective use of the battery pack Battery lifeHowever, even if this rechargeable button battery is not charged, you can still use the Stick,” put it in its supplied case. • Battery performance decreases in low- • The battery life is limited. Battery capacity • camera as long as you do not record the date Do not touch the terminals of a “Memory temperature surroundings. So, the time that decreases little by little as you use it more Stick” with your hand or a metal object. the battery pack can be used is shorter in and more, and as time passes. When the and time. • Do not strike, bend or drop the “Memory cold places. We recommend the following battery operating time is shortened Stick.” to use the battery pack longer: considerably, a probable cause is that the Charging method Connect the camera to a wall outlet (mains) • Do not disassemble or modify the — Put the battery pack in a pocket close to battery pack has reached the end of its life. Please buy a new battery pack. with the AC power adaptor, or install a “Memory Stick.” your body to warm it up, and insert it in • Do not allow the “Memory Stick” to get your camera immediately before you • The battery life varies according to how it charged battery pack, and leave the camera wet. start taking shots. is stored and operating conditions and for 24 hours or more with the POWER environment for each battery pack. switch set to OFF. • Frequently using the LCD panel or frequently operating the zoom wears out the battery pack faster. 80 81 SECAM system

Using your camera Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Troubleshooting

abroad Guiana, Hungary, Iran, Iraq, Monaco, Poland, Russia, Slovak Republic, If you experience trouble with your camera, first check the following items. Should Power sources Ukraine, etc. your camera still not operate properly after you have made these checks, press the You can use your camera in any reset button located on the bottom. (If you press the reset button, the date and time country or area with the supplied setting is cleared.) Should your camera still not operate properly, consult your Sony battery charger within 100 V to 240 V dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. If code displays (C:ss:ss) AC, 50/60 Hz. Use a commercially appear on the LCD screen, the self-diagnosis display function is working available AC plug adaptor [a], if (page 91). necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet (mains) [b]. Symptom Cause and/or Solution Your camera does not • You are not using an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack. AC-L10A/B/C work. t Use an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (page 10). • The battery level is low (the E indicator appears on the LCD screen). t Charge the battery pack (page 11). • The AC power adaptor is not connected securely. Watching the playback picture on TV t Connect it firmly to the DC IN jack of your If you want to view the playback camera and a wall outlet (mains) (pages 11, 14). picture on a TV, you need a TV having • The built-in microcomputer is not working a video input jack and a video properly. connecting cable. t Disconnect and then reconnect all power The color system of the TV must be sources after one minute. Then turn the power the same as that of your digital still on by sliding the POWER switch and check that camera. Check the following list: the camera works properly. Press the reset button located on the bottom using a sharp- NTSC system pointed object. Bahama Islands, Bolivia, Canada, Central America, Chile, Columbia, Your camera cannot • You cannot record images while charging the flash. Ecuador, Jamaica, Japan, Korea, record images. • The mode dial is set to or SET UP. Mexico, Peru, Surinam, Taiwan, the t Set it to , S, A, M, SCN or (pages 19, Philippines, the U.S.A., Venezuela, etc. 26). • No “Memory Stick” has been inserted into your PAL system camera. Australia, Austria, Belgium, China, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Great t Insert a “Memory Stick” (page 17). Britain, Holland, Hong Kong, Italy, • The write-protect tab on the “Memory Stick” is set Kuwait, Malaysia, New Zealand, to LOCK. Norway, Portugal, Singapore, Spain, t Set it to the recording position. Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, etc. The LCD screen does not • The power was turned off with the LCD screen set PAL-M system light when the power is to OFF the last time the camera was used. Brazil turned on. t The camera retains the settings from the last time it was used. If you turn the power off with PAL-N system the LCD screen set to OFF, the LCD is still set Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay to OFF the next time you turn the power on. 82 83 – 32 – Additional information Additional information, Symptom Cause and/or Solution Symptom Cause and/or Solution The picture is out of focus. • Your camera is not in macro recording mode when The flash does not work. • The flash is set to . you shoot a subject that is within 50 cm (19 3/4 t Set the flash to auto (no indicator) or inches) from the lens. (page 24). t Set the macro recording mode (page 58). • The camera is in one of the following SCENE t Press the zoom button to set to the W side. SELECTION modes: TWILIGHT or • The LANDSCAPE mode of the SCENE LANDSCAPE. SELECTION function is selected. t Cancel the SCENE SELECTION function t Cancel the function. (page 51) or set the flash to . • The focus preset is selected. • The mode dial is set to , SETUP or (MPEG t Cancel the function (page 58). MOVIE). • [CONVERSION LENS] is set to [ON]. t Set it to . t Set it to [OFF] (page 77). • [MODE] (REC MODE) is set to [BURST2] in the menu settings. The resizing function does • You cannot resize moving images, text images, Clip not work. t Set it to other modes.Motion and uncompressed images. The date and time are • The date and time are not set correctly. Images recorded in TEXT • Light is not striking the subject evenly. recorded incorrectly. mode are blurry. t Set the correct date and time (page 15).t Adjust so that the lighting strikes the subject evenly. Vertical streaks appear • The smear phenomenon is happening. when you are shooting a You cannot record images • The mode dial is set to , S, A, M or SCN. t This is not a malfunction.very bright subject. in TEXT mode. t Set the mode dial to . The battery life is short. • You are recording/playing back images under You cannot display a print • You cannot display print marks on moving images, extremely cold temperatures. mark. text images and Clip Motion images. • The battery pack is not charged enough. The picture is noisy. • Your camera is placed near a TV or other t Charge the battery pack fully. equipment that uses strong magnets. • The battery pack is dead. t Move your camera away from the TV, etc. t Replace the battery pack with a new one The picture is too dark. • You are shooting a subject with a light source (page 10). behind the subject. The battery remaining • You have used the camera for a long time in an t Adjust the exposure (page 59). indicator is incorrect. extremely hot or an extremely cold location. • The brightness of the LCD screen is too low. Or sufficient battery • The battery pack is dead. t Adjust the brightness of the LCD screen remaining indicator is t Replace the battery pack with a new one (page 77). displayed but the power (page 10). runs out soon. • The battery pack is discharged. t Install a charged battery pack (pages 10, 11). • A deviation has occurred in the remaining battery time. t Fully charge the battery pack (page 11). Nothing appears in the • The AC power adaptor is disconnected. display window or the t Firmly connect the power cord to the wall outlet indicators flash during (page 14). charging. • The battery pack is not installed correctly. t Install the battery pack correctly (page 10). • Charging is completed. 84 85 Symptom Cause and/or Solution Symptom Cause and/or Solution You cannot charge the • The camera is turned on. The image does not • The video output signal setting of your camera is battery. t Turn the camera off (page 11). appear on the TV screen. incorrect. The POWER ON/OFF • The battery pack is not installed correctly. t Change the setting (page 77). (CHG) indicator flashes. t Install the battery pack correctly (page 10). A file error occurs when • The image size is larger than 2048×1536. • The battery pack has malfunctioned. you play back a file. t Use an image size of 2048×1536 or smaller. t Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized The picture is • The camera is set to TEXT mode. Sony service facility. monochrome (black and t Cancel TEXT mode (page 55). The zoom does not work. • [CONVERSION LENS] in the setup setting is set white). • P. EFFECT is set to B&W mode. to [ON]. t Cancel B&W mode (page 61). t Set it to [OFF] (page 77). The lens does not retract • The battery is discharged. • The zoom cannot be used when recording a moving even when the power is t Replace it with a fully charged battery or use the image with [MOVING IMAGE] set to [MPEG turned off. AC power adaptor. MOVIE]. Your personal computer • The battery level is low. Digital zoom does not • The digital zoom cannot be used when recording a does not recognize your function. moving image with [MOVING IMAGE] set to t Use the AC power adaptor (page 14).camera. [MPEG MOVIE], or the LCD screen is OFF. • The camera is turned off. • [DIGITAL ZOOM] is set to [OFF]. t Turn on the camera. t Set [DIGITAL ZOOM] to [ON] in the menu • The USB cable is not connected firmly. settings. t Disconnect the USB cable, and connect it again firmly. Make sure that “USB MODE” is Your camera cannot play • The mode dial is set to , , M, A, S, SCN or displayed on the LCD screen (pages 33, 35). back images. SET UP. • The USB connectors on your personal computer are t Set it to (pages 28, 29). connected to other equipment besides the keyboard, The image and sound are • You are playing back the file directly from the the mouse, and your camera. interfered by noise when “Memory Stick.” t Disconnect the USB cables except for the ones you play back an image on t Copy the file to the hard disk of the personal connected to the keyboard, the mouse, and your a personal computer. computer and then play back the file from the camera. hard disk (page 36). • The USB driver is not installed. The image cannot be t Consult the personal computer or software t Install the USB driver (page 33). played back on a personal manufacturer. • [USB CONNECT] is set to [PTP] in the setup settings. computer. t Set it to [NORMAL] (page 77). Your camera cannot delete • The image is protected. • Since the camera is connected to a computer with an image. Cancel the protection (page 68). the USB cable before installing the USB driver, the t drive is not recognized by the computer. The power turns off • If you do not operate the camera for about three t Delete the drive which is not recognized, then suddenly. minutes while the power is on, the camera turns off install the USB driver. For details, see the automatically to prevent wearing down the battery procedure on page 88. (page 20). Turn on the camera. No function works though t Remove the battery pack, then install it again t the power is on. • after about one minute. If the function still do The battery is discharged. not work, press the reset button located on the t Replace it with a charged battery. bottom using a sharp-pointed object. (If you press the reset button, the date and time setting is cleared.) 86 87 – 33 – Additional information Additional information, Reinstall the USB driver when using Windows 98, Windows 98SE, Windows Me and Windows 2000 Professional Warning and notice messages Perform all steps without skipping. Various messages appear on the LCD screen. Check the corresponding descriptions 1 Turn on your computer and allow Windows to load. in the following list. 2 Connect the USB jack on the camera and the computer with the supplied USB cable. Message Meaning 3 Insert a “Memory Stick”. NO MEMORY STICK No “Memory Stick” has been inserted. SYSTEM ERROR Turn the power off and on again. 4 Connect the AC power adaptor to your camera and then to a wall outlet (mains), and turn on the power of your camera. MEMORY STICK ERROR • The inserted “Memory Stick” cannot be used with your camera, or is 5 Open “Device Manager” on Windows. damaged. For Windows 98, Windows 98SE and Windows Me users: • The “Memory Stick” is not inserted 1 Open [Control Panel] from [ My Computer], then double-click correctly. [System]. FORMAT ERROR Failed to format the “Memory Stick.” 2 “System properties” is displayed. Click the [Device Manager] tab located at MEMORY STICK LOCKED The write-protect tab on the “Memory the top. Stick” is set to the LOCK position. 3 Click [ Sony DSC] in [ Other devices], then click the [Delete (E)] NO MEMORY SPACE The capacity of the “Memory Stick” is button located at the lower-right corner. full, and you cannot record or copy images. For Windows 2000 Professional users: NO FILE No image has been recorded on the * Log in with the permission of administrator. “Memory Stick.” 1 Open [Control Panel] from [ My Computer], then double-click FILE ERROR An error occurred while playing back the [System]. image. 2 “System properties” is displayed. Click the [Hardware] tab located at the top, FILE PROTECT The image is protected against erasure. then click the [Device Manager (D)] button. for “InfoLITHIUM” battery only The battery is not the “InfoLITHIUM” 3 Click [View] in [Device Manager], then click [Devices by type (E)]. type. NOT ENOUGH MEMORY The images you want to copy are too big 4 Right-click [ Sony DSC] in [ Other devices], then click [Delete (E)]. to copy with your camera. COPY ERROR Copying was not performed correctly, or 6 After the message appears to verify that you delete the device, click the “Memory Stick” was removed during “OK.” copying. 7 Turn off the camera, disconnect the USB cable, and restart the DIRECTORY ERROR A directory with the same name already computer. exists. 8 Install the USB driver in the supplied CD-ROM to the computer IMAGE SIZE OVER You are playing back an image of a size following the procedure on page 33. that cannot be played back with your camera. INVALID OPERATION You are playing back a file that was created on equipment other than your camera. 88 89 Message Meaning Self-diagnosis display E The battery level is low or zero. Depending on the conditions of use or Your camera has a self-diagnosis display. This the type of battery pack, the indicator function displays the camera condition on the may flash even though there is still 5 to LCD screen with a combination of a letter and C:32:ss 10 minutes of remaining battery time four digits of numbers. If this occurs, check the left. following code chart. The code informs you of the LENS CAP ATTACHED The lens cap is still attached to the lens. camera’s current condition. The last two digits (indicated by ss) will differ depending on the CANNOT DIVIDE • The file is not long enough to be state of the camera. divided. • The file is not a moving image. Self-diagnosis display The amount of light is not sufficient or • C:ss:ss the shutter speed is too slow. (Mount the You can reverse the camera camera on a tripod or otherwise secure malfunction yourself.• E:ss:ss the camera in place.) Contact your Sony dealer or local TURN THE POWER OFF AND ON A malfunction occurs on the lens. authorized Sony service facility.

AGAIN

First three digits Cause and/or Corrective Action C:32:ss • There is trouble with your camera’s hardware or zooming function. t Turn the power off and on again. C:13:ss • An unformatted “Memory Stick” is inserted. t Format the “Memory Stick” (page 76). • The inserted “Memory Stick” cannot be used with your camera, or is damaged. t Insert a new “Memory Stick” (page 17). E:61:ss • A camera malfunction that you cannot reverse has E:91:ss occurred. t Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and inform them of the 5- digit service code. (example: E:61:10) If you are unable to solve the problem even after trying the corrective actions a few times and when the camera is not reset even if you press the reset button located on the bottom, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. When a self-diagnosis display appears The error display appears on the display window (page 93). 90 91 – 34 – Additional information Additional information,

Display window indicators LCD screen indicators The indicators during recording still images

1827890qaqsqdqf min qg 3 SOLARIZE 6 qh44qj 5 + 5 qk 6 ql A AE lock indicator G Flash mode indicator ISO MODE w; 7 WHITE BAL B Battery remaining indicator H Spot light-metering indicator wa C EV indicator/Focus lock I Self-timer indicator indicator J Macro mode indicator A Battery remaining indicator L Mode dial indicator D Remaining number of B Flash mode/red eye reduction/ M Remaining number of recordable images indicator/EV white balance/AF illuminator recordable images indicator/ level indicator/Focus distance indicator Self-diagnosis function indicator/Battery usable time indicator indicator (displayed only C Date/time/conversion lens/ISO during charging) number indicator N Remaining memory capacity indicator E Aperture value indicator D Sharpness indicator F Shutter speed indicator E Picture effect indicator O Macro /focus mode 9 Error display indicator : Some kind of misoperation F AF frame P EV level indicator has occurred. Check the self- G Spot light-metering cross hair diagnosis display on the LCD Q Aperture value indicator screen (page 91) and take the H AE/AF lock indicator R Shutter speed indicator appropriate corrective action. I Recording mode indicator : A problem has occurred S Self-timer indicator with lens drive. Turn the camera on J Image size indicator and off several times, and if the T Light amount warning indicator problem persists, contact your K Image quality indicator U Menu and guide menu

Sony dealer or authorized Sony Pressing MENU switches the

service facility. menu on/off. 93 94

The indicators during recording moving images When playing back still images

45674567 8 min 120min 640 2 STANDBY 11/121 3 SOLARIZE 2 x1.3 + WHITE BAL PFX qa 3 PLAY FILE BACK/NEXT VOLUME A Battery remaining indicator G Remaining memory capacity A Protect/print mark indicator G Number of stored images in indicator “Memory Stick” B White balance indicator B Zoom scaling indicator H Remaining memory capacity C Picture effect indicator H Macro /focus mode9CFile name indicator indicator D Recording mode indicator D Recording mode indicator I Recording date of the playback I Self-timer indicator E Image size indicator image/menu and guide menuE Image size indicator J Spot light-metering cross hair F Recording time (maximum F Image number recordable time) indicator/ K Menu and guide menu Self-diagnosis function Pressing MENU switches the When playing back moving images indicator menu on/off. 234560min 320 6/8 1 0:12 DELETE PROTECT PRINT SLIDE 9

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A VOL. (Volume) indicator F Counter B Recording mode indicator G Playback image C Image size indicator H Play bar D Image number/number of I Menu and guide menu stored images in “Memory (play/pause/fast-forward/ Stick” rewind) E Remaining memory capacity indicator 95 96 – 35 –

Additional information Additional information

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DSC-S75 Sony EMCS Co. 2001K0500-19-929-891-43 C 2001. 11

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S.M. Rev. Ver. Date History Contents issued 1.0 2001.04 Official Release — — 1.1 2001.06 Correction S.M. correction: Page 9 Yes 1.2 2001.11 Correction S.M. correction: Page 6, Page 12 Yes (C2)]
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