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DSC-U30 SERVICE MANUAL LEVEL 1 US Model Ver 1.0 2003. 05 Canadian Model Revision History AEP Model UK Model E Model Hong Kong Model Australian Model Chinese Model Korea model Tourist Model Photo: SILVER model Japanese Model Link SPECIFICATIONS SELF DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION ORNAMENTAL PARTS • INSTRUCTION MANUAL is shown at the end of this document. DIGITAL STILL CAMERA DSC-U30 COVER SPECIFICATIONS xCamera [LCD screen] xBC-CS2A/CS2B Ni-MH [System] LCD panel used battery charger 2.5 cm (1.0 type) TFT drive Image device Input rating 6.72 mm (1/2.7 type) color CCD Total number of dots 100 – 240 V AC, 50/...
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DSC-U30 SERVICE MANUAL LEVEL 1

US Model Ver 1.0 2003. 05 Canadian Model Revision History AEP Model UK Model E Model Hong Kong Model Australian Model Chinese Model Korea model Tourist Model Photo: SILVER model Japanese Model Link SPECIFICATIONS SELF DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION ORNAMENTAL PARTS • INSTRUCTION MANUAL is shown at the end of this document.

DIGITAL STILL CAMERA

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DSC-U30 COVER SPECIFICATIONS

xCamera [LCD screen] xBC-CS2A/CS2B Ni-MH [System] LCD panel used battery charger 2.5 cm (1.0 type) TFT drive Image device Input rating 6.72 mm (1/2.7 type) color CCD Total number of dots 100 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 3 W Primary color filter 64 460 (293×220) dots Output rating Total pixels number of camera DC OUT AA: 1.4 V, Approx. 2 112 000 pixels [Power, general] 400 mA × 2 Effective pixels number of camera Used batteries AAA: 1.4 V, Approx. 2 020 000 pixels AAA Nickel-Metal Hydride 160 mA × 2 Lens Single focal lens batteries (2) 2.4 V Operating temperature range f = 5.0 mm5V(from USB cable) 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) (7/32 inches) (35 mm camera Power consumption (when shooting) Storage temperature range conversion: 33 mm (1 5/16 inches)) 1.35 W –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) F2.8 Operating temperature range Dimensions Exposure control 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) Approx. 71 × 30 × 91 mm Automatic, Scene Selection Storage temperature range (2 7/8 × 1 3/16 × 3 5/8 inches) (5 modes) –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) (W/H/D) Data formats Dimensions Mass Approx. 90 g (3 oz)Still images: DCF compliant (Exif Ver. 2.2 JPEG compliant), 85 × 40.3 × 29.7 mm DPOF compatible (3 3/8 × 1 5/8 × 1 3/16 inches) Accessories Movies: MPEG1 compliant (without (W/H/D, protruding portions not included) • HR11/45: HR03 (Size AAA) Ni-MH batteries (2) audio) • Battery case (1) Recording media Mass Approx. 123 g (4.3 oz) (two “Memory Stick” batteries, “Memory Stick,” and neck • BC-CS2A/CS2B Ni-MH battery charger (1) strap included) Flash Recommended distance: 0.5 m to • Power cord (mains lead) (1) 1.8 m (1 foot 7 3/4 inches to 5 feet Exif Print Compatible • USB cable (1) 10 3/4 inches) PRINT Image Matching II • Neck strap (1) Compatible • “Memory Stick” (8MB) (1) [Output connector] • CD-ROM (USB driver SPVD-010) (1) USB jack mini-B • Operating instructions (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice. SAFETY-RELATED COMPONENT WARNING!! ATTENTION AU COMPOSANT AYANT RAPPORT À LA SÉCURITÉ! COMPONENTS IDENTIFIED BY MARK 0 OR DOTTED LINE WITH LES COMPOSANTS IDENTIFÉS PAR UNE MARQUE 0 SUR LES MARK 0 ON THE SCHEMATIC DIAGRAMS AND IN THE PARTS DIAGRAMMES SCHÉMATIQUES ET LA LISTE DES PIÈCES SONT LIST ARE CRITICAL TO SAFE OPERATION. REPLACE THESE CRITIQUES POUR LA SÉCURITÉ DE FONCTIONNEMENT. NE COMPONENTS WITH SONY PARTS WHOSE PART NUMBERS REMPLACER CES COMPOSANTS QUE PAR DES PIÈSES SONY APPEAR AS SHOWN IN THIS MANUAL OR IN SUPPLEMENTS DONT LES NUMÉROS SONT DONNÉS DANS CE MANUEL OU PUBLISHED BY SONY. DANS LES SUPPÉMENTS PUBLIÉS PAR SONY.

SAFETY CHECK-OUT After correcting the original service problem, perform the following

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

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COVER SELF-DIAGNOSIS FUNCTION [Description on Self-diagnosis Display] C:32:ss Self-diagnosis display • C: ss: ss You can reverse the camera malfunction yourself. (However, contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility when you cannot recover from the camera malfunction.) • E: ss: ss Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility. Display Code Countermeasure Cause Caution Display During Error C:32:ss Turn the power off and on again. Trouble with hardware. SYSTEM ERROR 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 initialization. — Checking of flash unit or replacement Abnormality when flash is being E:91:ss of flash unit. charged. — 3 —,

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COVER 1. MAIN PARTS Note: • Items marked “*” are not stocked since they are seldom required for routine service. The components identified by Some delay should be anticipated when ordering these items. mark 0 or dotted line with mark • The parts numbers of such as a cabinet are also appeared in this section. 0 are critical for safety. Replace only with part number Refer to the parts number mentioned below the name of parts to order. specified. • Abbreviation Les composants identifiés par une AUS: Australian model HK : Hong Kong model J : Japanese model marque 0 sont critiquens pour la CH : Chinese model JE : Tourist model KR : Korean model sécurité. CND: Canadian model Ne les remplacer que par une pièceportant le numéro spécifié. 1. ORNAMENTAL PARTS USB cover 3-076-539-01 (SILVER, GOLD, ORANGE) 3-076-539-12 (GRAY, DEEP BLUE, RED) (When change it, need dismantle the set.) — 4 —,

DSC-U30 Checking supplied accessories.

Power cord (1) Battery charger (BC-CS2) (1) Nickel-Metal hybrid battery Neck strap (1) 0 1-696-819-11 (AUS) 0 1-477-814-11 (NH-AAA-DA) (2) 3-084-497-01 0 1-769-608-11 (AEP, E) (US, CND, JE, J) 0 1-776-985-11 (KR) 0 1-477-814-21 0 1-782-476-13 (CH) (AEP, UK, E, AUS, HK) 0 1-783-374-11 (UK, HK) 0 1-477-814-32 (KR) 0 1-790-107-22 (US, CND) 0 1-477-814-33 (CH) 0 1-790-732-12 (JE, J)

Other accessories

3-065-665-05 MANUAL, INSTRUCTION (JAPANESE) (J) 3-083-967-01 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (JAPANESE) (J) 3-083-967-11 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (ENGLISH) (US, CND, AEP, UK, E, AUS, CH, HK, JE) 3-083-967-21 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (FRENCH, GERMAN) (CND, AEP) 3-083-967-31 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (SPANISH, PORTUGUESE) USB cable (1) AAA battery case (1) (AEP, E, JE) 1-823-932-11 3-076-474-01 3-083-967-41 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (ITALIAN, DUTCH) (AEP) 3-083-967-51 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (TRADITIONAL CHINESE, SIMPLIFIED CHINESE) (E, HK, CH, JE) 3-083-967-61 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (SWEDISH, RUSSIAN) (AEP) 3-083-967-71 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (ARABIC) (E) 3-083-967-81 OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS (KOREAN) (KR) "Memory Stick" (8MB) (1) CD-ROM (SPVD-010 USB driver) (1) 3-078-942-03 (AEP, UK, E, HK, AUS, CH, JE, KR) 3-078-943-03 (US, CND, J) Conversion Adaptor (1) Conversion Adaptor (1) 0 1-569-008-12 (E) 0 1-569-007-12 (E, JE) The components identified by Les composants identifiés par une mark 0 or dotted line with marque 0 sont critiques pour la mark 0 are critical for safety. sécurité. Replace only with part num- Ne les remplacer que par une pièce ber specified. portant le numéro spécifié.

Sony EMCS Co. 2003E0500-19-876-263-41 ©2003.5

— 5 — Published by DI Customer Center, 3-083-967-11(1)

Digital Still Camera Operating Instructions

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

Owner’s Record

The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the serial number in the space provided below. Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DSC-U30 Serial No.

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© 2003 Sony Corporation Getting started _ Shooting still images _ Viewing still images _ Enjoying movies _ Deleting images _ Enjoying images on your computer _ Troubleshooting _ Additional information _ Index _, If you have any questions about this product, Note:

WARNING you may call: This equipment has been tested and found to

To prevent fire or shock hazard, do Sony Customer Information Services Center comply with the limits for a Class B digital 1-800-222-SONY (7669) not expose the unit to rain or device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. moisture. These limits are designed to provide The number below is for the FCC related reasonable protection against harmful matters only. interference in a residential installation. This

For the Customers in the U.S.A. equipment generates, uses, and can radiate Regulatory Information radio frequency energy and, if not installed

and used in accordance with the instructions,

Declaration of Conformity may cause harmful interference to radio

communications. However, there is no Trade Name: SONY guarantee that interference will not occur in a Model No.: DSC-U30 particular installation. If this equipment does Responsible Party:Sony Electronics Inc. cause harmful interference to radio or Address: 680 Kinderkamack television reception, which can be determined Road, Oradell, NJ 07649 by turning the equipment off and on, the user U.S.A. is encouraged to try to correct the interference Telephone No.: 201-930-6972 by one or more of the following measures: This device complies with Part 15 of the – Reorient or relocate the receiving FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the antenna. This symbol is intended to following two conditions: (1) This device – Increase the separation between the alert the user to the presence may not cause harmful interference, and equipment and receiver. of uninsulated “dangerous (2) this device must accept any interference – Connect the equipment into an outlet on a voltage” within the product’s received, including interference that may circuit different from that to which the enclosure that may be of cause undesired operation. receiver is connected. sufficient magnitude to – Consult the dealer or an experienced constitute a risk of electric

CAUTION radio/TV technician for help. shock to persons.

You are cautioned that any changes or The supplied interface cable must be used This symbol is intended to modifications not expressly approved in this alert the user to the presence with the equipment in order to comply with manual could void your authority to operate of important operating and the limits for a digital device pursuant to this equipment. maintenance (servicing) Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. instructions in the literature accompanying the appliance.,

For the Customers in the U.S.A. Notice for the customers in the Notice

and Canada United Kingdom If static electricity or electromagnetism causes data transfer to discontinue midway (fail), A moulded plug complying with BS1363 is fitted restart the application or disconnect and connect the USB cable again.

RECYCLING NICKEL METAL to this equipment for your safety and HYDRIDE BATTERIES convenience. Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be Certain countries may regulate disposal of the

Nickel Metal Hydride replaced, a fuse of the same rating as the supplied battery used to power this product. Please batteries are recyclable. one and approved by ASTA or BSI to BS1362 consult with your local authority. You can help preserve our (i.e., marked with or mark) must be used. environment by returning your If the plug supplied with this equipment has a used rechargeable batteries to detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse “Memory Stick” the collection and recycling location cover after you change the fuse. Never use the nearest you. plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony For more information regarding recycling service station. of rechargeable batteries, call toll free N50 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/ Attention for the Customers in

Europe

CAUTION: For the Customers in the U.S.A. Do not handle damaged or leaking Nickel This product has been tested and found THIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH PART 15 Metal Hydride batteries. compliant with the limits sets out in the EMC OF THE FCC RULES. OPERATION IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TWO Directive for using connection cables shorter CAUTION CONDITIONS:than 3 meters (9.8 feet). (1) THIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE TO PREVENT ELECTRIC SHOCK, MATCH HARMFUL INTERFERENCE, AND WIDE BLADE OF PLUG TO WIDE SLOT, Attention (2) THIS DEVICE MUST ACCEPT ANY FULLY INSERT. The electromagnetic fields at the specific INTERFERENCE RECEIVED, frequencies may influence the picture of this INCLUDING INTERFERENCE THAT MAY camera. CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION.

For the Customers in Canada

THIS CLASS B DIGITAL APPARATUS COMPLIES WITH CANADIAN ICES-003.,

Before using your camera

Trial recording Note on “Memory Stick” LCD screen, LCD finder (only models Before you record one-time events, you may want This camera turns off whenever you open the with an LCD finder) and lens to make a trial recording to make sure that the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. Do not open the • The LCD screen and the LCD finder are camera is working correctly. battery/“Memory Stick” cover while the access manufactured using extremely high-precision lamp is lit. technology so over 99.99% of the pixels are No compensation for contents of the operational for effective use. However, there recording Precaution on copyright may be some tiny black points and/or bright Contents of the recording cannot be compensated Television programs, films, video tapes, and other points (white, red, blue or green in color) that for if recording or playback is not possible due to materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized constantly appear on the LCD screen and the a malfunction of your camera or recording media, recording of such materials may be contrary to LCD finder. These points are normal in the etc. the provision of the copyright laws. manufacturing process and do not affect the recording in any way. Back up recommendation Do not shake or strike the camera • Be careful when placing the camera near a window or outdoors. Exposing the LCD screen, To avoid the potential risk of data loss, always In addition to malfunctions and inability to record the LCD finder or the lens to direct sunlight for copy (back up) data to a disk. images, this may render the “Memory Stick” long periods may cause malfunctions. unusable or image data breakdown, damage or • Do not press the LCD screen hardly. The screen Notes on image data compatibility loss may occur. may be uneven and that may cause a • This camera conforms with the Design rule for malfunction. Camera File system universal standard • Images may be trailed on the LCD screen in a established by the JEITA (Japan Electronics cold location. This is not a malfunction. and Information Technology Industries Association). • Playback of images recorded with your camera on other equipment and playback of images recorded or edited with other equipment on your camera are not guaranteed., Clean the flash surface before use Trademarks The heat of flash emission may cause dirt on the • “Memory Stick,” and “MagicGate flash surface to become discolored or to stick to Memory Stick” are trademarks of Sony the flash surface, resulting in insufficient light Corporation. emission. • “Memory Stick Duo” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. Do not get the camera wet • “Memory Stick PRO” and When taking pictures outdoors in the rain or are trademarks of Sony Corporation. under similar conditions, be careful not to get the • “MagicGate” and are camera wet. If moisture condensation occurs, see trademarks of Sony Corporation. page 72 and follow the instructions on how to • Microsoft and Windows are registered remove it before using the camera. trademarks of the U.S. Microsoft Corporation in the United States and other countries. • Macintosh, Mac OS, iBook and Power Mac are Do not expose the camera to sand or trademarks or registered trademarks of Apple dust Computer, Inc. Using the camera in sandy or dusty locations may • Pentium is a trademark or a registered cause malfunction. trademark of Intel Corporation. • In addition, system and product names used in Note on the camera locations this manual are, in general, trademarks or Do not use the camera near a location that registered trademarks of their respective generates strong radio wave or emits radiation. developers or manufacturers. However, the ™ The camera may not be able to record or play or ® marks are not used in all cases in this back properly. manual. The pictures used in this manual The photographs used as examples of pictures in this manual are reproduced images, and are not actual images shot using this camera.

How to hold the

camera When shooting an image with the camera, be careful not to obstruct the flash or the lens with your fingers.,

Table of contents

Before using your camera ... 4 Shooting five images continuously Enjoying images on your How to hold the camera ... 5 — Burst ... 31 Identifying the parts ... 8 Adding special effects computer — Picture Effect ... 32 Copying images to your computer

Getting started — For Windows users ...47

Preparing batteries ... 10 Viewing still images Installing the USB driver ...48 Charging the batteries ... 10 Viewing still images on the LCD Installing “Image Transfer” ...49 Inserting the batteries... 12 screen ... 34 Installing “ImageMixer” ...50 Using your camera abroad ... 14 Viewing single images ... 34 Connecting the camera to Turning on/off your camera ... 14 Viewing an index screen your computer...51 How to use the buttons... 15 (four-image) ... 35 Copying images using Setting the date and time... 15 Selecting the folder and playing back “Image Transfer” ...52 images — Folder... 36 Changing “Image Transfer” settings...53

Shooting still images Enlarging an image Copying images without using

Inserting and removing a — Enlarged playback... 38 “Image Transfer” ...53 Choosing images to print Viewing images on your computer...54“Memory Stick” ... 17 Setting the still image size ... 18 — Print (DPOF) mark... 39 Image file storage destinations and file names...55 Image size ... 19 Copying images to your computer Basic still image shooting Enjoying movies — For Macintosh users ...56 — Using auto adjustment mode ... 20 Shooting movies ... 41 Creating a Video CD using Using the self-timer ... 22 Viewing movies on the LCD screen... 42 “ImageMixer”...58 Selecting a flash mode... 23 Creating or selecting a folder... 24 Deleting images Troubleshooting Creating a new folder ... 25 Deleting images ... 44 Selecting the recording folder... 26 Troubleshooting ...59Formatting a “Memory Stick” ... 45 Shooting according to scene conditions Warnings and messages ...66 — Scene Selection... 28 Self-diagnosis display Setting the distance to the subject — If a code starting with an — Focus preset... 30 alphabet letter appears ...68,

Additional information

Menu items...69 Precautions ...72 On “Memory Stick” ...74 On Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries ...75 On the battery charger...76 Specifications ...77 LCD screen displays ...78

Index

Index...80,

Identifying the parts

See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. 15AShutter button (20) B POWER button (14) C POWER lamp (14) D Lens cover (14) E Mode switch : To view images (34) : To shoot still images (20) To shoot five images continuously (31) : To shoot movies (41) F Flash (23) G Lens H Self-timer lamp (23), Attaching the neck strap3940qa 5 qs A LCD screen B (Flash charge) lamp (orange) (24) C MENU button (15) D Control button Menu on: v/V (15) Menu off: /SCENE (23, 28) E EXEC/ (Enlarged playback) button (15, 38) F Hook for neck strap G Battery/“Memory Stick” cover H OPEN button (12) I Access lamp (17) J (USB) jack (51) K USB jack cover L RESET button (bottom surface) (59),

Getting started Preparing batteries

Use the following batteries in this camera.

Acceptable batteries

HR11/45: HR03 (size AAA) Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries (2) – NH-AAA-DA (2) (supplied) – NH-AAA-2DA twin-pack (not supplied)

Batteries that cannot be used

Manganese batteries, lithium batteries, Ni-Cd batteries, alkaline batteries When the above batteries are used, operation is not guaranteed due to possible voltage drops or other characteristics of the batteries. In addition, the battery remaining indicator is not displayed correctly.

Charging the batteries

CHARGE lamp To the wall outlet (wall socket) Power cord12(mains lead) , Insert Nickel-Metal Hydride , Connect the battery charger to batteries into the battery a wall outlet (wall socket) using charger (supplied) with the the power cord (mains lead). correct polarity +/–. The CHARGE lamp lights up when For details on the supplied battery charger, charging begins, and goes off when see page 76. charging is completed. • You cannot use any battery other than a • Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the battery Nickel-Metal Hydride battery. Also, operations charger is not disconnected from the AC power are not guaranteed when using a Nickel-Metal source (mains) as long as it is connected to the Hydride battery from a manufacturer other than wall outlet (wall socket). If some trouble occurs Sony. while using the battery charger, immediately • Be sure to charge the Nickel-Metal Hydride shut off the power by disconnecting the plug batteries supplied with your camera before from the wall outlet (wall socket). using them for the first time. • When charging is finished, disconnect the • Connect the battery charger to an easily power cord (mains lead) from the wall outlet accessible wall outlet (wall socket) close by. (wall socket), and remove the Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries from the battery charger.,

Charging time Notes on the Nickel-Metal • Do not peel off the external seals or damage the

Getting started batteries. Never use batteries from which the Nickel-Metal Hydride Charging time Hydride batteries seals have been partially or completely battery • If the poles of the Nickel-Metal Hydride removed, or batteries that have been split in any NH-AAA-DA × 2 (supplied) Approx. 6 hours batteries are dirty, the batteries may not charge way. These may cause leakage, explosion, or properly. Occasionally clean the poles of the heat-up of the battery, and personal scald or This represents the time required to charge batteries and the terminals of the charger by injury may be caused. These may cause a fully depleted Nickel-Metal Hydride wiping them with a dry cloth. malfunction of the battery charger. batteries using the supplied battery charger • Always use the supplied case when transporting in an environment where the ambient the Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries. If the positive and negative terminals come into temperature is 25°C (77°F). contact with metallic material and are shorted, the batteries could overheat or catch fire. • It takes about six hours to completely charge • At the time of purchase, or when the the batteries. The CHARGE lamp may remain Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries have not been lit longer than six hours, but this is not a used for a long time, they may not fully charge. malfunction. This is typical of this type of battery, and is not • If you use the BC-CSQ2 battery charger a malfunction. If this happens, repeatedly using supplied with the STAMINA “Super Quick up the batteries fully, and then charging them, charge” kit (not supplied), the batteries will should correct the problem. charge faster. • Even when Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries are Charging time for Size AAA Nickel-Metal not being used they lose their charge naturally Hydride batteries over time. It is recommended that you recharge 2 batteries: Approx. 1 hour 25 minutes the batteries just before using them. 4 batteries: Approx. 2 hours 50 minutes • If you recharge Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries before fully using up the existing charge, the low battery warning may be displayed sooner than expected. This is called the “memory effect.”* If this problem occurs, charging the batteries only after using up the existing charge will correct it. * The “memory effect” – the situation in which the capacity of the battery is temporarily lowered.,

Inserting the batteries

123, Open the battery/“Memory , Insert the batteries. , Close the battery/“Memory

Stick” cover. Stick” cover.

Match the +/– poles of the batteries to the Slide the cover in the direction of the arrow +/– marks inside the battery case. Close the battery/“Memory Stick” cover 1 while pressing OPEN. The battery/ while holding the batteries in. Make sure “Memory Stick” cover opens in the • From time to time, use a dry cloth to wipe any the cover is closed securely. direction of the arrow 2. dirt off of the battery terminals and the contacts on the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. Skin oil To remove the batteries and other dirt on the battery terminals and Hold the camera with the battery/“Memory contacts can significantly shorten the operating time provided by the batteries. Stick” cover facing upward, open the cover, and remove the batteries. • Be careful not to drop the batteries when opening or closing the battery/“Memory Stick” cover.,

Battery remaining indicator Battery life and number of Viewing still images2)

Getting started (When using Nickel-Metal images that can be recorded/ NH-AAA-DA (2) (supplied)

Hydride batteries) viewed Image size No. of Battery life

As the battery power decreases with use, the The tables show the approximate battery images (min.) battery remaining indicator displays the life and the number of images that can be 2.0M Approx. 3000 Approx. 150 amount of power remaining using the recorded/viewed with fully charged VGA Approx. 3000 Approx. 150 following symbols. batteries at a temperature of 25°C (77°F) in 2) Viewing single images in order at about 3- auto adjustment mode. The numbers of second intervals with [LCD LIGHT] set to Battery [ON] remaining Battery remaining guidelines images that can be recorded/viewed take indicator into account changing the supplied Shooting movies3) Sufficient power remaining “Memory Stick” as necessary. Note that the Battery half full actual numbers may be less than indicated NH-AAA-DA (2) (supplied) depending on the conditions of use. Battery low, recording/ LCD LIGHT Battery life (min.) playback will stop soon. Continuous recording ON Approx. 80 Change the batteries for fully Shooting still images charged ones, or charge these batteries. Under the average conditions 1) OFF Approx. 90 (The warning indicator flashes.) NH-AAA-DA (2) (supplied) 3) The maximum shooting time is 15 seconds. Image size LCD No. of Battery LIGHT images life (min.) • The remaining indicator will decrease in the • If the LCD screen display is off, set following situations: [DISPLAY] in [ ] to [ON]. ON Approx. 150 Approx. 752.0M – The surrounding temperature is low • Based on the conditions under which the OFF Approx. 170 Approx. 85 – The flash is used camera is being used and the state of the ON Approx. 150 Approx. 75 – The camera has been turned on and off many charge, or on the environment, this information VGA OFF Approx. 170 Approx. 85 times may not be correctly indicated. – [LCD LIGHT] is set to [ON] • The battery remaining indicator is not 1) Shooting in the following situations: – The battery capacity decreases as you use it displayed in USB connecting. – Shooting one time every 30 seconds more and more and as time passes (page 75). – The flash strobes once every two times – The power turns on and off once every ten times.,

Using your camera

abroad

Power sources

You can use your camera in any country or region with the supplied battery charger within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Use a commercially available AC plug adaptor [a], if necessary, depending on the design of the wall outlet (wall socket) [b]. BC-CS2A/CS2B • Do not use an electronic transformer (travel converter), as this may cause a malfunction.

Turning on/off your camera

POWER Auto power-off function POWER lamp If you do not operate the camera for about POWER three minutes, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the batteries. However, the auto power-off function will not operate when the camera is connected to a computer with the USB cable. , Slide the lens cover in the direction of the arrow or press the POWER. The POWER lamp (green) lights up and the power is on. When you turn on your camera for the first time, the DATE NOTATION screen appears on the LCD screen (page 15). To turn off the power Slide the lens cover in the opposite direction of the arrow or press the POWER again. The POWER lamp goes out, and the camera turns off. • Slide the lens cover closed until it clicks into place. • If you open the lens cover too quickly, the camera might not turn on. If this happens, close the cover and then open it again more slowly.,

How to use the

buttons Getting started Control button EXEC/

MENU

To change the current settings of the camera, bring up the menu, and use the control button to make the changes. For each item, press MENU to display the menu and press v/V on the control button to select the desired value, then press EXEC to make the setting. Press MENU, then the menu disappears from the LCD screen.

Setting the date and time

POWER DATE NOTATION DATE&TIME SET 200311Y/M/D 12:00:00 AM POWER Y/M/D 20031112:00AM M/D/Y D/M/Y EXEC/ 1 2 , Slide the lens cover in the , Select the desired date display direction of the arrow or press format with v/V on the control the POWER to turn on the button, then press EXEC. power. Select from [Y/M/D] (year/month/day), The POWER lamp (green) lights up and the [M/D/Y] (month/day/year) or [D/M/Y] DATE NOTATION screen appears on the (day/month/year). Then DATE&TIME LCD screen. SET screen appears on the LCD screen. • To change the date and time, press MENU and • If the rechargeable button battery, which select [DATE&TIME SET] in [CLOCK SET] provides the power for saving the time data, is under [ ] (page 71), then perform step 3. ever fully discharged (page 73), the DATE When the setting is complete, press MENU so NOTATION screen will appear again. When that the CLOCK SET screen disappears from this happens, reset the date and time, by starting the LCD screen. from step 2. • This operation is available no matter what position the mode switch is in., DATE&TIME SET DATE&TIME SET Y/M/D Y/M/D 20031112:00AM 20037410:30AM

OK CANCEL

EXEC/ EXEC/ 3 4 , Set the numeric value with v/V , Select [OK] with v on the on the control button, then control button, then press press EXEC. EXEC. The item to be set is indicated with v/V. The date and time are entered and the clock After entering the number, v/V moves to starts to keep time. the next item. Repeat this step until all of the items are set. • If you make a mistake, select [CANCEL] in step 4 to display the DATE NOTATION • If you selected [D/M/Y] in step 2, set the time screen, then repeat the procedure from step 2. on a 24-hour cycle. • To cancel the date and time setting, select [CANCEL], then press EXEC.,

Shooting still images Inserting and removing a “Memory Stick”

Shooting still images Terminal side12Label side 3 Access lamp , Open the battery/“Memory , Insert the “Memory Stick.” , Close the battery/“Memory

Stick” cover. Stick” cover.

Holding the “Memory Stick” as shown in Slide the cover in the direction of the arrow the illustration, insert it all the way in until To remove a “Memory Stick” 1 while pressing OPEN. The battery/ it clicks. Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover, “Memory Stick” cover opens in the then push the “Memory Stick” to pop it out. direction of the arrow 2. • Push the “Memory Stick” all of the way in so that it is securely seated in the connector. If the • When the access lamp is lit up, it means • For details on the “Memory Stick,” see page 74. “Memory Stick” is not inserted correctly, you that image data is being read or written. may not be able to record or display images in Never open the battery/“Memory Stick” the “Memory Stick.” cover or turn off the power at this time, • Be careful not to drop the batteries when as the data may be damaged. opening or closing the battery/“Memory Stick” cover.,

Setting the still image size

RETURN RETURN SIZE • BURST SIZE•BURST 2.0M SIZE•BURST 2.0M FOCUS AUTO FOCUS AUTO 2.0M 2.0M SELFTIMER OFF SELFTIMER OFF VGA VGA P.EFFECT OFF P.EFFECT OFF VGA BURST

MENU

EXEC/ EXEC/ 123, Set the mode switch to , and , Select [ ] with v on the , Select the desired image size turn on the power, then press control button, then press with v/V on the control button, MENU. EXEC. then press EXEC. Select [SIZE·BURST] with v/V The menu appears on the LCD screen. The image size is set. on the control button, then When the setting is complete, press MENU • Open the lens cover when closed. press EXEC. so that the menu disappears from the LCD screen. The image size is displayed. • The image size selected here is maintained even • For details on the image size, see page 19. when the power is turned off.,

Image size

You can choose the image size (number of Shooting still images pixels) according to the kind of images you want to shoot. The larger you make the image size, the better your image, but also the larger the amount of data needed to preserve your image. This means you can save fewer images in your “Memory Stick.” Choose an image size appropriate for the kind of images you want to shoot. You can choose from the following table. The below image size is a minimum setting for examples. Image size Examples 2.0M 1632×1224 Printing A5 size images VGA 640×480 Creating home pages

Number of images that can be saved in a “Memory Stick”

(Units: number of images) Capacity 8MB 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB MSX-256 MSX-512 MSX-1G Image size 2.0M 14 29 60 122 245 445 906 1851 VGA 80 161 326 656 1316 2380 4840 9880 • When the images recorded using earlier Sony • The actual number of images may differ models are played back, the image size depending on the shooting conditions. indication may be different from the actual • When the number of remaining shooting image size. images is greater than 9,999, >9999 indicator • Images viewed on the LCD screen of the appears on the LCD screen. camera all appear the same size.,

Basic still image shooting — Using auto adjustment mode

2.0M 101 AE/AF lock indicator Flashes green123tLights up , Set the mode switch to , and , Hold the camera steadily with , Press and hold the shutter slide the lens cover to turn on both hands and position the button halfway down. the power. subject in the center of the LCD A beep sounds. When the AE/AF lock screen. The name of the folder where the image will indicator changes from flashing to lighted be recorded appears on the LCD screen for Do not cover the lens or flash with your up, the camera is ready for shooting. approximately five seconds. fingers. • If you release the shutter button, the recording • [FOCUS] is set to [AUTO] at the factory. will be canceled.• When recording outdoors during clear weather • The exposure is automatically adjusted. • When the camera does not beep, the AF or under other intense light, undesired light • This camera can create new folders and select adjustment is not complete. You can continue to (ghosting) may enter the screen. If this folders to be stored in the “Memory Stick” shoot, but the focus is not adjusted properly.happens, shade the lens with your hand or other (page 24). • This camera employs an auto-macro AF object while recording. function. The minimum focal distance to the • The exposure and focus are adjusted to the subject is 10 cm (4 inches). center of the LCD screen.,

Auto Focus LCD light

Shooting still images 2.0M When you try to shoot a subject that is You can use [LCD LIGHT] under [ ] difficult to focus on, the AE/AF lock with MENU and v/V on the control button indicator changes to flashing slowly. to turn the LCD light on and off. This is The Auto Focus function may have useful for extending the battery life. difficulty working under the following conditions. In such cases, release the shutter • This camera is equipped with a Hybrid-type button, then recompose the shot and focus LCD screen that allows you to see the LCD 4 again. If the Auto Focus function can still screen even when the LCD light is turned off, as long as there is some ambient illumination. not bring the subject into focus, use the • Even if the LCD light setting is [OFF], the LCD Focus preset function (page 30). light will turn on when menu operations are , Press the shutter button fully being performed. When the menu operation is down. • The subject is distant from the camera and dark. completed, the LCD light will turn off again. • The contrast between the subject and its A beep sounds. When “RECORDING” background is poor. disappears from the LCD screen, recording • The subject is seen through glass, such as a is complete. The image will be recorded in window. the “Memory Stick,” and you can shoot the • A fast-moving subject. • The subject reflects or has a lustrous finish, next image. such as a mirror or a luminous body. • A flashing subject. • If you do not operate the camera for about three • A backlit subject. minutes during recording or playback, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the batteries (page 14).,

Using the self-timer LCD screen display during

shooting RETURN RETURN You can use [DISPLAY] under [ ] with SIZE•BURST 2.0M SIZE•BURST 2.0M FOCUS AUTO FOCUS AUTO MENU and v/V on the control button to SELFTIMER OFF SELFTIMER OFF turn the display on and off. This is useful P.EFFECT OFF P.EFFECT OFF when recording under conditions where it is difficult to check the image on the LCD MENU screen. EXEC/ When [DISPLAY] is [ON] 1 2 2.0M 101 , Set the mode switch to , and , Select [ ] with v on the press MENU. control button, then press

EXEC.

The menu appears on the LCD screen.

Select [SELFTIMER] with v/V

• You can also carry out this operation when the on the control button, then mode switch is set to . press EXEC. When [DISPLAY] is [OFF] • When the mode switch is set to , select [ ] with v on the control button. • For detailed descriptions of the indicators, see page 78. • Indicators on the LCD screen are not recorded., 2.0M 101 Shooting still images

SELFTIMER

10 2.0M

ON OFF

3 EXEC/ Self-timer 4 lamp , Select [ON] with v on the , Center the subject in the LCD control button, then press screen and press the shutter EXEC. button fully down. When you press MENU, the menu The self-timer lamp flashes red and a disappears and the (self-timer) indicator continuous beep sounds. The image will be appears on the LCD screen. shot after approximately 10 seconds. To cancel the self-timer in the middle of the operation Close the lens cover or press POWER to turn off the power. • If you press the shutter button while standing in front of the camera, the focus and the exposure may not be correctly set.

Selecting a flash mode

2.0M 101 , Set the mode switch to , and press v ( ) on the control button repeatedly to select a flash mode. Each time you press v ( ), the indicator changes as follows. No indicator (Auto): Based on the lighting conditions, the camera will decide if there is enough light, and will use the flash accordingly. (Red-eye reduction): Flash mode is set to Auto, and the red-eye reduction operates if the flash strobes. (Forced flash): The flash strobes regardless of the surrounding brightness. (No flash): The flash does not strobe., • You cannot use the flash in the Burst mode. Red-eye reduction • If the menu is currently displayed, press MENU first so that the menu disappears. The flash pre-strobes before shooting to • The recommended shooting distance using the reduce the red-eye phenomenon. flash is approximately 0.5 m to 1.8 m (1 foot The indicator appears on the LCD 7 3/4 inches to 5 feet 10 3/4 inches). screen. • When using the Auto, (Red-eye reduction) or (Forced flash) mode, you may notice some noise in the image when you look at the LCD screen in a dark place, but this will have no effect on the shot image. • While you are using (No flash) mode, the shutter speed is slower in a dark place. Be careful not to allow your hand to shake while holding the unit. • While charging the flash, the (Flash charge) lamp flashes. After the charging is complete, the lamp goes out. • This setting is maintained even when the power is turned off. • 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.

Creating or

selecting a folder Your camera can create multiple folders in a “Memory Stick.” Also, you can select the folder used to store images. When not creating a new folder, “101MSDCF” folder is selected as the recording folder. You can create folders up to “999MSDCF.” • Up to 4,000 images can be stored in one folder. When the folder capacity is exceeded, a new folder is automatically created.,

Creating a new folder

Shooting still images RETURN RETURN 101 CREATE REC.FOLDER SIZE•BURST 2.0M FORMAT CREATING FOCUS AUTO CREATE FOLDER 102MSDCF SELFTIMER OFF CHANGE FOLDER OK P.EFFECT OFF CANCEL

MENU

EXEC/ EXEC/ 123, Set the mode switch to , , Select [ ] with V on the , Select [OK] with v on the then press MENU. control button, then press control button, then press

EXEC. EXEC.

The menu appears on the LCD screen.

Select [CREATE FOLDER] with

A new folder is created with a number one • You can also carry out this operation when the v/V on the control button, then higher than the largest number in the mode switch is set to . press EXEC. “Memory Stick,” and the folder becomes the recording folder. The CREATE REC. FOLDER screen When you press MENU, the menu appears. disappears and the created folder is • Once you create a new folder, you cannot delete displayed. the new folder with the camera. • Images are recorded in the newly created folder To cancel folder creation until a different folder is created or selected. Select [CANCEL] in step 3.,

Selecting the recording folder

RETURN RETURN 101 CHANGE REC. FOLDER SIZE•BURST 2.0M FORMAT : 102MSDCF FOCUS AUTO CREATE FOLDER : 0 IMAGE SELFTIMER OFF CHANGE FOLDER CREATED: P.EFFECT OFF 2003741:05PM

MENU

EXEC/ EXEC/ 123, Set the mode switch to , , Select [ ] with V on the , Select the desired folder with then press MENU. control button, then press v/V on the control button, then

EXEC. press EXEC.

The menu appears on the LCD screen.

Select [CHANGE FOLDER]

• You can also carry out this operation when the with V on the control button, • You cannot select the “100MSDCF” folder as a mode switch is set to . recording folder.then press EXEC. • The image is stored in the newly selected folder. You cannot move recorded images to a The CHANGE REC. FOLDER screen different folder with this camera. appears., Shooting still images CHANGE REC. FOLDER : 102MSDCF

OK CANCEL

EXEC/ , Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press

EXEC.

When you press MENU, the menu disappears and the selected folder is displayed. To cancel changing the recording folder Select [CANCEL] in step 4.,

Shooting according to scene conditions — Scene Selection

When shooting portraits, landscapes, • When the focus setting is set to [AUTO], the twilight scenes, twilight portraits, or focus is adjusted to telephoto. moving subjects, use the modes below to improve the quality of your images. Vivid nature mode

Soft snap mode This mode enhances blues and greens such

as the sky, ocean and mountains, letting you This mode lets you shoot skin colors in shoot natural landscapes with vivid, striking brighter and warmer tones for more • Note that as shutter speeds decrease, shaking colors. beautiful pictures. In addition, the soft focus increases. effect creates a gentle atmosphere for • The flash strobes in red-eye reduction mode. portraits of people, flowers, etc. • When setting the focus to [AUTO], the focus is adjusted to approximately1mto (infinite). To record subjects closer than 1 m, use the Focus preset (page 30).

Twilight mode

• The focus setting changes to [ ]. This mode lets you shoot night scenes at far • The flash cannot be used in this mode. distances without losing the dark • When the focus setting is set to [AUTO], the atmosphere of the surroundings. focus is adjusted to telephoto.

Illumination snap mode

This mode lets you capture beautiful images of both subjects and night scene backgrounds at the same time. In addition, the cross filter effect enhances street lamps or other lights with cross-shaped rays. • Note that as shutter speeds decrease, shaking increases. • The focus setting changes to [ ]. • The flash cannot be used in this mode.,

Active outdoor mode To cancel Scene Selection

Shooting still images 2.0M 101 Press V (SCENE) repeatedly to set to No This mode lets you stop the movement of 10 indicator (Auto). your subject and get lively shots of those moving objects in bright outdoor • If the menu is currently displayed, press MENU conditions. first so that the menu disappears. • You cannot use the Scene Selection when shooting movies. • The setting selected here is not maintained when the power is turned off. , Set the mode switch to , and • When setting the focus to [AUTO], the focus is press V (SCENE) on the adjusted to approximately1mto (infinite). control button repeatedly to select a desired mode. Each time you press V (SCENE), the indicator changes as follows: (Soft snap mode) t (Illumination snap mode) t (Twilight mode) t (Vivid nature mode) t (Active outdoor mode) t No indicator (Auto),

Setting the distance to the subject — Focus preset

0.5 m 0.2 m RETURN RETURN SIZE•BURST 2.0M SIZE•BURST 2.0M FOCUS AUTO FOCUS AUTO SELFTIMER OFF SELFTIMER OFF P.EFFECT OFF P.EFFECT OFF

MENU

EXEC/ 1 2 When shooting an image using a previously , Set the mode switch to , and , Select [ ] with v on the set distance to the subject, or when shooting press MENU. control button, then press a subject through a net or window glass, it EXEC. is difficult to achieve a proper focus using The menu appears on the LCD screen. Select [FOCUS] with v/V on the the auto focus function. The Focus preset is useful in these cases. • You can also carry out this operation when the control button, then press mode switch is set to . EXEC. • When the mode switch is set to , select [ ] with v on the control button. • Focus setting information is approximate, and should be used as a reference., Shooting still images

FOCUS AUTO

0.2m 0.5m 1.0m EXEC/ , Select the desired focus setting with v/V on the control button, then press EXEC. You can select from the following distance settings: AUTO (No indicator), 0.2 m, 0.5 m, 1.0 m, and (infinity) When you press MENU, the menu disappears and the indicator is displayed on the LCD screen. To return to auto focus mode Select [AUTO] in step 3. • The setting selected here is not maintained when the power is turned off.

Shooting five images continuously — Burst

RETURN RETURN SIZE•BURST 2.0M SIZE•BURST 2.0M FOCUS AUTO FOCUS AUTO SELFTIMER OFF SELFTIMER OFF P.EFFECT OFF P.EFFECT OFF

MENU

EXEC/ 1 2 , Set the mode switch to , and , Select [ ] with v on the press MENU. control button, then press

EXEC.

The menu appears on the LCD screen.

Select [SIZE·BURST] with v/V

• You cannot use the flash in this mode. on the control button, then • You can shoot up to five images in succession press EXEC. by holding down the shutter button. If you release the shutter button before all five images are shot, the camera stops shooting as soon as you release the button. • The recording interval is approximately 0.5 seconds. However, the recording interval may be longer in the Illumination snap mode or the Twilight mode., SIZE • BURST V2.G0MA 101 2.0M 2.0M VGA VGA VGA BURST EXEC/ 3 4 , Select [BURST] with V on the , Press the shutter button control button, then press halfway down, then hold the

EXEC. shutter button fully down.

Press MENU so that the menu disappears Up to five images are recorded as long as from the LCD screen. you hold down the shutter button. The images are recorded in VGA size. • If you release the shutter button before the camera records five images, only the images that were shot while the shutter button was held down are recorded.

Adding special effects

— Picture Effect You can digitally process images to obtain special effects. NEG. ART SEPIA The color and The picture is sepia- brightness of the toned like an old picture are reversed photograph. as in a negative. B&W SOLARIZE The picture is The light contrast is monochrome (black clearer and the and white). picture looks like an illustration., Shooting still images RETURN RETURN P.EFFECT SIZE•BURST 2.0M SIZE•BURST 2.0M OFF FOCUS AUTO FOCUS AUTO NEG. ARTSEPIA SELFTIMER OFF SELFTIMER OFF B&W P.EFFECT OFF P.EFFECT OFF SOLARIZE

MENU

EXEC/ EXEC/ 123, Set the mode switch to , and , Select [ ] with v on the , Select the desired mode with press MENU. control button, then press v/V on the control button, then

EXEC. press EXEC.

The menu appears on the LCD screen.

Select [P.EFFECT] with V on

When you press MENU, the menu • You can also carry out this operation when the the control button, then press disappears and the selected mode is mode switch is set to . EXEC. displayed on the LCD screen. • When the mode switch is set to , select To cancel Picture Effects [ ] with v on the control button. Select [OFF] in step 3. • The setting selected here is not maintained when the power is turned off., Viewing still images

Viewing still images

on the LCD screen Single (single- Index (four-image) image) screen screen 2.0M 101 7 / 8 101-0007 20037412:00PM You can view images shot with your camera almost immediately on the LCD screen. You can select the following two methods for viewing images.

Single (single-image) screen

You can view one image at a time, displayed over the entire screen.

Index (four-image) screen

Four images are displayed simultaneously in separate panels on the screen. • For detailed descriptions of the screen indicators, see page 79. • For details on viewing movies, see page 42.

Viewing single images

2.0M 101 7 2.0M 101 6 / 8 / 8 101-0007 101-0006 20037412:00PM 20037410:30AM12, Set the mode switch to , and , Select the desired still image turn on the power. with v/V on the control button. The last image in the selected recording v : To display the preceding image folder (page 26) appears on the LCD V : To display the next image screen. • If you close the lens cover while viewing images, the power shuts off.,

Viewing an index screen (four-image)

To return to the single-image screen Viewing still images RETURN RETURN Select [SINGLE] in step 2. Or when four DELETE DELETE frames are displayed, press EXEC to DELETE IN FOLDER DELETE IN FOLDER display the single image shown with the INDEX INDEX yellow border. DPOF DPOF

MENU

1 2 EXEC/ , Set the mode switch to , and , Select [ ] with v on the press MENU. control button, then press EXEC. The menu appears on the LCD screen. Select [INDEX] with v/V on the control button, then press EXEC. The display switches to the index (four- image) screen. To display the next (previous) index screen Press v/V on the control button to move the yellow border.,

Selecting the folder and playing back images — Folder

RETURN RETURN 101 CHANGE FOLDER DELETE FORMAT : 102MSDCF DELETE IN FOLDER CHANGE FOLDER : 1 IMAGE INDEX CREATED: DPOF 2003741:05PM

MENU

EXEC/ EXEC/ 123Set the mode switch to , , Select [ ] with V on the , Select the desired folder with , then press MENU. control button, then press v/V on the control button, then EXEC. press EXEC. The menu appears on the LCD screen. Select [CHANGE FOLDER] with V on the control button, then press EXEC. The CHANGE FOLDER screen appears.,

When multiple folders are

Viewing still images CHANGE FOLDER created in the “Memory Stick” : 102MSDCF When the first or last image in the folder is OK displayed, the following indicators appear CANCEL on the LCD screen. : Moves to the previous folder. : Moves to the next folder. : Moves to both the previous and next EXEC/ 4 folders. , Select [OK] with v on the Single (single- Index (four-image) image) screen screen control button, then press

EXEC. 2.0M 101 4

/ 4 When you press MENU, the menu disappears and the selected folder is 101-0004 displayed. 20037412:00PM • When no images are stored in the folder, “NO To cancel the selection FILE IN THIS FOLDER” appears. Select [CANCEL] in step 4. • You can play back images from the last-shot one without selecting the folder.,

Enlarging an image — Enlarged playback

You can zoom in on an image shot with your camera to enlarge it to 2.5 or 5 times 2.0M 101 7 2.5 the original size. / 8 1× (normal) 101-0007 2003741:30PM EXEC/ 1 2 2.5× , Set the mode switch to , and , Press EXEC/ (Enlarged select the image you want to playback) repeatedly to select enlarge with v/V on the control the desired enlargement level. button. The center of the screen is enlarged. Each time you press EXEC/ (Enlarged 5× • Enlarged playback does not function for playback), the enlargement level changes as movies. • You may not be able to enlarge images recorded follows. using other devices. 2.5× t 5× t No indicator (normal) t ... • The enlarged image cannot be recorded as a new file. To cancel Enlarged playback Press EXEC/ (Enlarged playback) repeatedly to set to No indicator (normal). • You can only enlarge the center of the screen.,

Choosing images to print — Print (DPOF) mark

You can mark still images shot with your Viewing still images camera that you want to have printed. This 2.0M 101 6 RETURN function is convenient when you have / 8 DELETE images printed at a shop or using a printer DELETE IN FOLDER that conforms with the DPOF (Digital Print 101-0006 INDEX

DPOF

Order Format) standard. 20037410:30AM EXEC/ • You cannot mark movies. 1 2 MENU , Set the mode switch to , and , Press MENU, and select [ ] display the image you want to with v on the control button, print with v/V on the control then press EXEC. button. To mark the print (DPOF) mark in index-image screen Perform step 2 on page 35 and switch to index screen., RETURN DPOF

DELETE

DELETE IN FOLDER INDEX ON DPOF OFF EXEC/ EXEC/ 3 4 , Select [DPOF] with V on the , Select [ON] with v on the control button, then press control button, then press EXEC. EXEC. When you press MENU, the menu disappears and the mark is marked on the displayed image. To unmark the print (DPOF) mark Select [OFF] in step 4. The mark disappears.,

Enjoying movies Shooting movies

Enjoying movies STBY 101 REC 101 101 5:10 0/15s 10/15s123, Set the mode switch to , and , Press the shutter button fully , To stop recording, press the open the lens cover to turn on down. shutter button fully again. the power. “REC” appears on the LCD screen and the Indicators during shooting camera starts recording the image. The • Sound cannot be recorded in movies. Indicators on the LCD screen are not maximum recording time is 15 seconds per recorded. You can use [DISPLAY] under recording. [ ] with MENU and v/V on the control button to turn the display on and off • The auto focus function can set the focus at any distance from approximately 1.0 m to (page 22). (infinity). To shoot a subject at a closer For detailed descriptions of the indicators, distance than 1.0 m, select 0.2 m or see page 78. 0.5 m with the Focus preset function (page 30). • Recording stops when the “Memory Stick” is To use the self-timer full. • The flash does not function when shooting Set the mode switch to and follow the movies. procedure on page 22.,

Shooting time

The shooting time is different, depending on the capacity of the “Memory Stick.” Refer to the following chart when you choose a “Memory Stick.” • The maximum shooting time is 15 seconds per recording. • The shooting time may vary, depending on the shooting conditions. • For numbers of still images that can be recorded, see page 19. • When shooting time exceeds 99 minutes 59 seconds “>99:59” is displayed. Image size 160×112 Capacity 8MB 5 min. 35 sec. 16MB 11 min. 13 sec. 32MB 22 min. 43 sec. 64MB 45 min. 40 sec. 128MB 1 h. 31 min. 34 sec. MSX-256 2 h. 45 min. 35 sec. MSX-512 5 h. 36 min. 43 sec. MSX-1G 11 h. 27 min. 19 sec.

Viewing movies on the LCD screen

101 18 101 16 0:00 0:00 101–0018 101–0016 20037412:00PM 20037410:30AM12, Set the mode switch to , and , Select the desired movie with turn on the power. v/V on the control button. The last image in the selected recording v : To display the preceding image folder (page 26) appears on the LCD V : To display the next image screen., Enjoying movies 101 16 0:05 101–0016 EXEC/ , Press EXEC. The movie is played back. To stop playback Press EXEC. Indicators while viewing movies Indicators on the LCD screen are not recorded. You can use [DISPLAY] under [ ] with MENU and v/V on the control button to turn the display on and off (page 22). For detailed descriptions of the indicators, see page 79., Deleting images

Deleting images

2.0M 101 7 RETURN RETURN / 8 DELETE DELETE DELETE IN FOLDER DELETE IN FOLDER 101-0007 INDEX INDEX 20037412:00PM DPOF DPOF EXEC/ EXEC/ 1 2 MENU 3 , Set the mode switch to , and , Press MENU and select [ ] , Select [DELETE] with v/V on turn on the power. with v on the control button, the control button, then press Press v/V on the control then press EXEC. EXEC. button to select the image you To delete an image in index-image The image has not yet been deleted at this want to delete. screen point. Perform step 2 on page 35 and switch to To delete all the images in the folder index screen. Select [DELETE IN FOLDER] in step 3. • You cannot delete images write-protected by another device., Deleting images

DELETE OK CANCEL

EXEC/ , Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press

EXEC.

When the message “MEMORY STICK ACCESS” disappears, the image has been deleted. To cancel deleting Select [CANCEL] in step 4.

Formatting a “Memory Stick” RETURN DELETE

DELETE IN FOLDER

INDEX DPOF MENU

1 2 , Insert the “Memory Stick” you , Turn on the power, and press want to format into the camera. MENU. Do not open the battery/“Memory Stick” The menu appears on the LCD screen. cover while formatting the “Memory Stick” as this may damage the “Memory Stick.” • When you format a “Memory Stick,” be sure that sufficient power remains, otherwise a • The term “formatting” means preparing a “FORMAT ERROR” may occur. “Memory Stick” to record images; this process • This operation is available no matter what is also called “initialization.” The “Memory position the mode switch is in. Stick” provided with this camera, and those available commercially, are already formatted, and can be used immediately. • When you format a “Memory Stick,” note that all data in the “Memory Stick,” including images that were write- protected by another device, will be permanently erased., RETURN 101 FORMAT

FORMAT

CHANGE FOLDER OK FORMATTING

CANCEL

EXEC/ 3 4 EXEC/ , Select [ ] with V on the , Select [OK] with v on the control button, then press control button, then press EXEC. EXEC. Select [FORMAT] with v/V on When the message “FORMATTING” the control button, then press disappears, the format is complete. EXEC. To cancel formatting Select [CANCEL] in step 4.,

Enjoying images on your computer

Enjoying images on your computer

Copying images to your computer — For Windows users Recommended computer USB mode copy images using an additional device. See

environment There are two modes for a USB connection, the Sony Website for details. OS: Microsoft Windows 98, Windows [NORMAL] and [PTP]* modes. The http://www.sony.net/ 98SE, Windows 2000 Professional, factory setting is the [NORMAL] mode. Windows Millennium Edition, Windows This section describes the USB connection Contents of the CD-ROM XP Home Edition, or Windows XP using the [NORMAL] mode. x USB Driver Professional When the camera is connected to your This driver is needed in order to connect the The above OS must be installed at the computer via a USB cable, the camera can camera to a computer. factory. Operation is not assured in an draw its power from your computer (USB • When using Windows XP, you need not install environment upgraded to the operating Bus Powered). the USB driver. systems described above or in a multi-boot * Compatible only with Windows XP. When x Image Transfer environment. connected to a computer, only the data in the This application is used to easily transfer CPU: MMX Pentium 200 MHz or faster folder selected by the camera is copied to the USB connector: Provided as standard computer. To select a folder when the camera is images from the camera to a computer. Display: connected to your computer, press MENU and 800 × 600 dots or more x ImageMixerperform the procedures to change a folder for High Color (16-bit color, 65,000 colors) or This application is used to display and edit playback. more images that are stored in a computer.

Communication with your

• If you connect two or more USB equipment to computer • This section describes the Windows Me screen a single computer at the same time, some as an example. The required operations may equipment, including your camera, may not When your computer resumes from the differ depending on your OS. operate depending on the type of USB suspend or sleep mode, communication • Close down all applications running on equipment. between your camera and your computer the computer before installing the USB • Operations are not guaranteed when using a driver and application.may not recover at the same time. USB hub. • When using Windows XP or Windows 2000, • Operations are not guaranteed for all the log on as Administrator.When a USB connector is not recommended computer environments • The display settings should be 800 × 600 dots mentioned above. provided on your computer or more and High Color (16-bit color, 65,000 When neither a USB connector nor a colors) or more. When set to less than 800 × 600 dots or 256 colors or less, the model “Memory Stick” slot is provided, you can selection screen does not appear.,

Installing the USB driver c Click [USB Driver] on the e Click [Yes, I want to restart my

installing menu screen. computer now], then click When using Windows XP, you need not install the USB driver. [Finish]. Once the USB driver is installed, you need not install the USB driver again. a Start up your computer, and insert the supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive. Do not connect your camera to your computer at this time. The “InstallShield Wizard” screen appears. Your computer restarts. Then, you can The model selection screen appears. If establish USB connection. d Click [Next]. When the it does not appear, double-click (My Computer) t (ImageMixer) “Information” screen appears, in that order. click [Next]. b Click [Cyber-shot] on the model selection screen. The installing menu screen appears. The USB driver installation starts. When the installation is completed, the screen informs you of completion., Enjoying images on your computer

Installing “Image Transfer” c Click [Next]. When the e Select the folder to be

“Licence Agreement” screen installed, then click [Next]. You can use the “Image Transfer” software to copy images to your computer appears, click [Yes]. Select the program folder, then automatically when you connect the camera click [Next]. to your computer with the supplied USB cable. a Click [Cyber-shot] on the model selection screen. Read the agreement carefully. If you accept the terms of the agreement, The installing menu screen appears. f Confirm that the checkbox is proceed with the installation. The checked on the “Image b Click [Image Transfer] on the “Information” screen appears. Transfer Settings” screen, installing menu screen. d Click [Next]. then click [Next]. Select the desired language, then click [OK]. When the installation is completed, the screen informs you of completion. The “Welcome to the InstallShield Wizard” screen appears. • This section describes the English screen., g Click [Finish]. Installing “ImageMixer” c Restart your computer according to the instructions You can use the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony” software to copy, view and edit that appear on the screen. images. For details, see the software’s help d Remove the CD-ROM. files. a Click [ImageMixer] on the installing menu screen.

Select the desired language,

The “InstallShield Wizard” screen then click [OK]. closes. If you wish to continue with the installation of “ImageMixer,” click [ImageMixer] on the installing menu screen and then follow the instructions that appear on the screen. • The USB driver is needed in order to use “Image Transfer.” If the necessary driver is not already installed on your computer, a screen that asks if you want to install the driver will The “Welcome to the InstallShield appear. Follow the instructions that appear on Wizard” screen appears. the screen. • This section describes the English screen. b Follow the instructions on each succeeding screen. Install “ImageMixer” according to the instructions that appear on the screen. • When you use Windows 2000 or Windows XP, install “WinASPI”. • If DirectX8.0a or a later version is not installed in your computer, the “Information” screen appears. Follow the instructions that appear on the screen., Enjoying images on your computer

Connecting the camera to c Open the jack cover, and • Note that the power cannot be turned on if a

your computer connect the supplied USB “Memory Stick” is not inserted in the camera. • When you use a desktop computer, we cable to the (USB) jack of a Insert the “Memory Stick” with recommend that you connect the USB cable to the camera. the USB connector on the rear panel. the images you want to copy • When using Windows XP, the AutoPlay wizard into the camera. automatically appears on the desktop. Proceed to page 54.

S YN

O USB MODE:NORMAL (USB) jack Access indicators* • Operations are not guaranteed when using a USB hub. Connect the USB “USB MODE: NORMAL” appears on cable directly to your computer, without the LCD screen of the camera. When a • The camera can receive power supply from using a USB hub. USB connection is established for the most of the computers that are recommended first time, your computer automatically for use through the USB connection (USB Bus d Connect the USB cable to your runs a program to recognize the Powered), so in this case there is no need to computer. camera. Wait for a while. insert batteries into the camera. • Removing the batteries before connecting the * During communication, the access indicators camera is recommended in order to prevent turn red. battery deterioration. • For further details on inserting the “Memory • If “USB MODE: NORMAL” is not shown in Stick,” see page 17. step 4, confirm that [USB] is set to [NORMAL] under [ ] in the menu (page 71). b Turn on your computer. • In USB mode, the POWER button, lens cover and other controls on the camera do not function. The camera turns on.,

PDisconnecting the USB Copying images using — Windows XP

cable from your computer or “Image Transfer” Connect the camera and your removing the “Memory Stick” computer with the USB cable.— Windows 98/98SE/2000/Me from your camera during USB “Image Transfer” starts up automatically Connect the camera and your connection and the images are automatically copied to computer with the USB cable. the computer. “Image Transfer” launches and the images Windows XP is set so that the OS AutoPlay For Windows 2000, Me, or XP users are automatically copied to the computer. Wizard activates. 1 Double-click on the tasktray. If you want to cancel the setting, follow the 2 Click (Sony DSC), then click [Stop]. procedure below. 3 Confirm the device on the confirmation a Click [Start], then click [My screen, then click [OK]. Computer]. 4 Click [OK]. b Right-click [Sony Step 4 is unnecessary for Windows XP users. MemoryStick], then click 5 [Properties].Disconnect the USB cable or remove the “Memory Stick.” c Cancel the setting. 1 Click [AutoPlay]. For Windows 98 or 98SE users • Normally “Image Transfer” and “Date” folders 2 Set [Content type] to [Pictures]. Confirm that the access indicators (page 51) are created inside the “My Documents” folder, on the LCD screen are turned white and and all of the image files recorded with the 3 Check [Select an action to perform] camera are copied into these folders. under [Actions], select [Take no carry out only Step 5 above. • You can change the “Image Transfer” settings action], then click [Apply]. (page 53). 4 Set [Content type] to [Video files] • When “ImageMixer” (page 50) is installed and and repeat step 3. Then, set image copying is completed using “Image [Content type] to [Mixed content] Transfer,” “ImageMixer” automatically and repeat step 3 again. launches and images appear. 5 Click [OK]. The “Properties” screen closes. The OS AutoPlay Wizard does not start up automatically even if the USB connection is made next time., Enjoying images on your computer

Changing “Image Transfer” Copying images without When the removable disk icon is

settings using “Image Transfer” not shown You can change “Image Transfer” settings. — Windows 98/98SE/2000/Me 1 Right-click [My Computer], then click [Properties]. Right-click the “Image Transfer” icon on If “Image Transfer” is not set to launch The “System Properties” screen appears. the tasktray, and select [Open Settings]. The automatically, you can copy images as • When using Windows 2000, click [Hardware] settings you can set are as follows: [Basic], following procedure. on the “System Properties” screen. [Copy], and [Delete]. a Double-click [My Computer], 2 Confirm if other devices are already Right-click here installed. then double-click [Removable 1 Click [Device Manager].

Disk]. 2 Confirm if there is a “ Sony DSC”

The contents of the “Memory Stick” with a mark. inserted in your camera appear. 3 If you find either of the devices above, • This section describes an example of copying follow the steps below to delete them. When “Image Transfer” starts, the window images to the “My Documents” folder. 1 Click [ Sony DSC]. below appears. • When the “Removable Disk” icon is not shown, • When using Windows 2000, right-click see the following column. • [ Sony DSC].When using Windows XP, see page 54. 2 Click [Remove] (or [Uninstall] in b Double-click [DCIM], then Windows 2000). double-click the folder which The “Confirm Device Removal” contains the desired images. screen appears. 3 Click [OK]. The folder opens. The device is deleted. c Drag and drop the image files into the “My Documents” Try the USB driver installation again using the supplied CD-ROM (page 48). folder. When you select [Settings] from the above The image files are copied to the “My window, you can only change the [Basic] Documents” folder. setting. • When you try to copy an image to a folder in which an image with the same file name is stored, the overwrite confirmation message appears. When you overwrite the existing image with the new one, the original file is deleted., — Windows XP e Select [Nothing. I’m finished Viewing images on your Copying images using the working with these pictures], computer Windows XP AutoPlay Wizard then click [Next]. — Windows 98/98SE/2000/Me/XP a Make a USB connection The “Completing the Scanner and Camera Wizard” screen appears. a Double-click [My Documents] (page 51). Click [Copy pictures on the desktop. to a folder on my computer f Click [Finish]. The “My Documents” folder contents using Microsoft Scanner and The wizard closes. are displayed. Camera Wizard], then click • To continue copying other images, follow the [OK]. procedure given under P on page 52 to • This section describes the procedure for disconnect the USB cable and reconnect it. viewing images copied in the “My Documents” The “Scanner and Camera Wizard” screen appears. Then, perform the procedure from step 1 folder. again. • When using Windows XP, click [Start] t [My b Click [Next]. Documents] in that order. • You can use the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony” The images stored on the “Memory software to view and edit images on your Stick” are displayed. computer. For details, see the software’s help files. c Click the checkbox of images that you do not want to copy to b Double-click the desired folder your computer and remove the and image file. checkmark, then click [Next]. The image is displayed. The “Picture Name and Destination” screen appears. d Select a name and destination for your pictures, then click [Next]. Image copying starts. When the copying is completed, the “Other Options” screen appears., Enjoying images on your computer

Image file storage

destinations and file names Image files recorded with your camera are grouped as folders in the “Memory Stick”. Example: For Windows Me users Folder containing image data recorded using a camera without the folder creation function Folder containing image data recorded with this camera When no new folders have been created, this is only “101MSDCF” Folder containing E-mail mode image data, movie data and Voice mode audio data recorded using a camera without the folder creation function Folder File name File meaning 101MSDCF DSC0ssss.JPG Still image files up to 999MSDCF MOV0ssss.MPG Movie files • Data in the “100MSDCF” or “MSSONY” folders is for playback only, and your camera cannot record images in these folders. • For more information about the folder, see page 24. • ssss stands for any number within the range from 0001 to 9999.,

Copying images to your computer — For Macintosh users Recommended computer USB mode When a USB connector is not

environment There are two modes for a USB connection, provided on your computer OS: Mac OS 8.5.1, 8.6, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, or [NORMAL] and [PTP]* modes. The When neither a USB connector nor a Mac OS X (v10.0/v10.1/v10.2) factory setting is the [NORMAL] mode. “Memory Stick” slot is provided, you can The above OS must be installed at the This section describes the USB connection copy images using an additional device. See factory. For the following models, update using the [NORMAL] mode. the Sony Website for details. your OS to Mac OS 9.0, 9.1 or 9.2. When the camera is connected to your http://www.sony.net/ – iMac with Mac OS 8.6 installed at the computer via a USB cable, the camera can factory, and a slot loading type CD-ROM draw its power from your computer (USB Steps required by your OS drive Bus Powered). Follow the steps below, according to your – iBook or Power Mac G4 with the Mac OS * Compatible only with Mac OS X. When OS. 8.6 installed at the factory connected to a computer, only the data in the USB connector: Provided as standard folder selected by the camera is copied to the OS Steps Display: 800 × 600 dots or more computer. To select a folder when the camera is Mac OS 8.5.1/8.6/9.0 Steps 1 to 4 32,000-color mode or more connected to your computer, press MENU and perform the procedures to change a folder for Mac OS 9.1/9.2/ Steps 2 to 4 playback. Mac OS X • If you connect two or more USB equipment to (v10.0/v10.1/v10.2) a single computer at the same time, some equipment, including your camera, may not Communication with your operate depending on the type of USB computer equipment. When your computer resumes from the • Operations are not guaranteed when using a USB hub. suspend or sleep mode, communication • Operations are not guaranteed for all the between your camera and your computer recommended computer environments may not recover at the same time. mentioned above., Enjoying images on your computer a Installing the USB driver Disconnecting the USB cable from d Viewing the images on your your computer or removing the 1 Turn on your computer, and set the computer“Memory Stick” from your camera supplied CD-ROM into the CD-ROM during USB connection 1 Double-click the hard disk icon. drive. Drag and drop the drive icon or the 2 Double-click the desired image file in The model selection screen appears. “Memory Stick” icon to the “Trash” icon, the folder containing the copied files. 2 Click [Cyber-shot] on the model then disconnect the USB cable or remove The image file opens. selection screen. the “Memory Stick.” The installing menu screen appears. • If you are using Mac OS X v10.0, disconnect • Close down all applications running on 3 Click [USB Driver]. the USB cable, etc., after you have turned your the computer before installing the USB The “USB Driver” screen appears. computer off. driver and application. • You can use the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony” 4 Double-click the icon of the hard disk c Copying images software to copy images to your computer and containing the OS to open the screen. to view images on your computer. See the 1 Double-click the newly recognized icon 5 Drag and drop the following two files operation manual supplied with the CD-ROM on the desktop. for details about the installation method, or see from the screen opened in step 3 into the The contents of the “Memory Stick” the software’s help files for the operation System Folder icon in the screen opened inserted in your camera appear. method. in step 4. 2 • “ImageMixer” is not compatible with Mac Double-click [DCIM]. • Sony USB Driver OS X. • Sony USB Shim 3 Double-click the folder containing the • “Image Transfer” cannot be used with Macintosh. 6 When the message for confirmation is desired image files. shown, click [OK]. 4 Drag and drop the image files to the hard 7 Restart your computer, then remove the disk icon. CD-ROM. The image files are copied to your hard disk. b Connecting your camera to • See page 55 for details about the image file your computer storage destinations and file names. For details, see page 51.,

Creating a Video CD using “ImageMixer”

You can create a Video CD using d Click . f Insert a blank CD-R into the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony.” You can CD-R drive and click [OK]. play back created Video CDs on a Video The disc creation starts. CD-compatible DVD player, or on a computer using Video CD application • You cannot use CD-RW discs. software. • The CD-R drive is required to create a Video CD. a Start “ImageMixer.” b Click . The video CD creating mode turns on. For the Macintosh edition • Roxio-manufactured “Toast” (not c Drag & drop the desired file or You can preview the image. supplied) is required to create a Video CD. album to the menu screen. • The playback time of the movie file e Click . becomes shorter on the preview screen. The selected image is added to the The disc creating dialogue appears. menu screen. • This section describes the English screen.,

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

Troubleshooting

If you experience trouble with your camera, 2 Should your camera still not work 3 Should your camera still not work try the following solutions. properly, press the RESET button on the properly, consult your Sony dealer or 1 First check the items on the tables below. bottom of the camera using a fine-tipped local authorized Sony service facility. If code “C: : ” is displayed object, then turn on the power again. (All ss ss on the LCD screen, the self- the settings including date and time are diagnosis display function is cleared.) working (page 68). RESET button Batteries and power Symptom Cause Solution The battery remaining • You have used the camera in an extremely cold — indicator is incorrect, or location. sufficient battery remaining • The batteries are discharged. p Install charged batteries (page 10). indicator is displayed but • The battery contacts or the terminals on the p Wipe any dirt off from them with a dry cloth (page 11). the power runs out soon. battery/“Memory Stick” cover are dirty. • The batteries are exhibiting the “memory effect” p To restore the batteries to their original condition, use them until (page 11). they are fully drained before recharging them. • The batteries are dead (page 75). p Replace the batteries with new ones. The battery life is short. • You are shooting/viewing images in an — extremely cold location. • The batteries are not charged enough. p Charge the batteries (page 10). • The batteries are dead (page 75). p Replace the batteries with new ones. You cannot turn on the • The batteries are not installed correctly. p Install the batteries correctly (page 12). camera. • The batteries are discharged. p Replace them with charged batteries (page 10). • The batteries are dead (page 75). p Replace the batteries with new ones., Symptom Cause Solution The power turns off • If you do not operate the camera for about three p Turn on the camera again (page 14). suddenly. minutes when using batteries, the camera turns off automatically to prevent wearing down the batteries (page 14). • The batteries are discharged. p Replace them with charged batteries (page 10). Shooting still images/movies Symptom Cause Solution The subject does not appear • The mode switch is set to . p Set the mode switch to or (pages 20 and 41). on the LCD screen. The image is out of focus. • The subject is too close. p Make sure to position the lens farther away from the subject than the minimum shooting distance of 10 cm (4 inches) when shooting (page 30). • When shooting still images, (Illumination p Cancel the Scene Selection function (page 29). snap mode), (Twilight mode), (Vivid nature mode), or (Active outdoor mode) is selected for the Scene Selection function. • You are shooting movies at a distance closer p Select the Focus preset function (page 30). than 1.0 m (3 feet 3 3/8 inches). • The Focus preset function is selected. p Set it to [AUTO] (page 31). The image is too dark. • The LCD screen is too dark. p Set [LCD LIGHT] to [ON] (page 21). The image is too bright. • The LCD screen is too bright. p Set [LCD LIGHT] to [OFF] (page 21). The image is monochrome • [P.EFFECT] is set to [B&W] mode. p Cancel [B&W] mode (page 32). (black and white). Vertical streaks appear • The smear phenomenon is occurring. p This is not a malfunction. when you are shooting a very bright subject., Troubleshooting Symptom Cause Solution Your camera cannot record • No “Memory Stick” is inserted. p Insert a “Memory Stick” (page 17). images. • The capacity of the “Memory Stick” is p Delete the images saved in the “Memory Stick” (page 44), or insufficient. format it (page 45). p Change the “Memory Stick.” • The write-protect switch on the “Memory Stick” p Set it to the recording position (page 74). is set to the LOCK position. • You cannot shoot while the flash is charging. — • The mode switch is not set to when shooting p Set it to (page 20). a still image. • The mode switch is not set to when shooting p Set it to (page 41). a movie. The flash does not work. • The mode switch is set to or . p Set it to . • The flash is set to (No flash). p Set the flash to auto (no indicator), (Red-eye reduction) or (Forced flash) (page 23). • When shooting still images, either (Twilight p Set it to other modes (pages 18 and 29). mode) or (Vivid nature mode) is selected for the Scene Selection function, or the camera is in Burst mode. The eyes of the subject — p Set the flash mode to (Red-eye reduction) (page 23). come out red. The date and time are • The date and time are not set correctly. p Set the correct date and time (page 15). recorded incorrectly. Viewing images Symptom Cause Solution Your camera cannot play • The mode switch is not set to . p Set it to (page 34). back images. • Your camera cannot play back image files — copied from the hard disk of your computer if the folder/file name has been changed or the image has been modified. • The camera is in USB mode. p Cancel the USB connection (pages 52 and 57). The image cannot be played — p See page 63. back on a computer., Symptom Cause Solution Your camera cannot • Enlarged playback is not available for files — perform enlarged playback. created or processed using other devices. You cannot display a print • You cannot display print (DPOF) marks on — (DPOF) mark. movies. Deleting images Symptom Cause Solution Your camera cannot delete • The write-protect switch on the “Memory Stick” p Set it to the recording position (page 74). an image. is set to the LOCK position. You have deleted an image • Once you have deleted an image, you cannot p The write-protect switch on the “Memory Stick” will prevent by mistake. restore it. you from deleting images by mistake (page 74). Computers Symptom Cause Solution You do not know if the OS of — p Check “Recommended computer environment” (pages 47 and your computer is 56). compatible. You cannot install the USB — p In Windows 2000, log on as Administrator (authorized driver. Administrator) (page 47)., Troubleshooting Symptom Cause Solution Your computer does not • You are not using the supplied USB cable. p Use the supplied USB cable (page 51). recognize your camera. • The USB cable is not connected firmly. p Disconnect the USB cable, and connect it again firmly. Make sure that “USB MODE” is displayed on the LCD screen (pages 51 and 57). • [USB] is set to [PTP] under [ ] in the menu p Set it to [NORMAL] (page 71). settings. • The USB connectors on your computer are p Disconnect the USB cables except for the ones connected to the connected to other equipment besides the keyboard, the mouse, and your camera. keyboard, the mouse, and your camera. • The camera is not connected directly to your p Connect the camera directly to your computer without passing computer. through a hub or other device. • The USB driver is not installed. p Install the USB driver (pages 48 and 57). • The camera was connected to a computer with p Delete the device which is not recognized, then install the USB the USB cable before installing the USB driver, driver (pages 48, 53 and 57). so the device was not recognized by the computer. You cannot turn on the • The camera is not connected directly to your p Connect the camera directly to your computer without passing camera during USB computer. through a hub or other device. connection. • No “Memory Stick” is inserted. p Insert a “Memory Stick” (page 17). You cannot copy images. • The camera is not correctly connected to your p Connect the camera and your computer correctly using the computer. supplied USB cable (page 51). • You are not using the correct copy procedure for p Follow the designated copy procedure for your OS (pages 52, 53 your OS. and 57). — p If you are using the “Image Transfer” software, see page 52. p If you are using the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony” application — software, click on HELP. After making a USB — p Select [Launch Image Transfer automatically when the camera, connection, “Image etc., is connected.] at [Basic] setting (page 53). Transfer” does not — p Make a USB connection when the computer is turned on automatically start. (page 51). The image cannot be played — p If you are using the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony” application back on a computer. software, click on HELP. — p Consult the computer or software manufacturer., Symptom Cause Solution The image is interrupted by • You are playing back the movie directly from p Copy the movie to the hard disk of your computer and then play noise when you view a the “Memory Stick.” back the movie from the hard disk (pages 52, 53 and 57). movie on a computer. You cannot print an image. — p Check the printer settings. — p Click on HELP for the “ImageMixer Ver.1.5 for Sony” application software. An error message appears • The computer display is not set correctly. p Set the computer display as follows: when you set the supplied Windows: 800 × 600 dots or more CD-ROM in your computer. High Color (16-bit color, 65,000 colors) or more Macintosh: 800 × 600 dots or more 32,000-color or more “Memory Stick” Symptom Cause Solution You cannot insert a • You are inserting it backwards. p Insert it from the right side (page 17). “Memory Stick.” You cannot record on a • The write-protect switch on the “Memory Stick” p Set it to the recording position (page 74). “Memory Stick.” is set to the LOCK position. • The “Memory Stick” is full. p Delete unnecessary images (page 44). You cannot format a • The write-protect switch on the “Memory Stick” p Set it to the recording position (page 74). “Memory Stick.” is set to the LOCK position. You have formatted a • When you format a “Memory Stick,” all data in p We recommend that you set the “Memory Stick” write-protect “Memory Stick” by mistake. the “Memory Stick,” including images that were switch to the LOCK position to prevent accidental erasure write-protected by another device, will be (page 74). permanently erased and cannot be restored., Troubleshooting Others Symptom Cause Solution Your camera does not work. • The battery level is low. (The E indicator p Charge the batteries (page 10). appears.) • The USB cable is connected. p Disconnect the USB cable (pages 52 and 57). The power is on, but the • The built-in microcomputer is not working p Remove the batteries, then install them again after about one camera does not work. properly. minute and turn on the camera. If the functions still do not work, press the RESET button located on the bottom of the camera using a fine-tipped object, then turn the power on again (page 59). (If you press the RESET button, all settings including the date and time are cleared.) You cannot identify an — p Check the indicator (pages 78 and 79). indicator on the LCD screen. The lens gets fogged. • Moisture condensation has occurred. p Turn off the camera and leave it for about an hour at the room temperature for the moisture to evaporate before use (page 72).,

Warnings and messages

The following messages appear on the LCD screen. Message Meaning/Corrective Action NO MEMORY STICK • Insert a “Memory Stick” (page 17). SYSTEM ERROR • Turn the power off and on again (page 14). MEMORY STICK ERROR • The inserted “Memory Stick” cannot be used in your camera (page 74). • The “Memory Stick” is damaged, or the terminal section of the “Memory Stick” is dirty. • Insert the “Memory Stick” correctly (page 17). MEMORY STICK TYPE ERROR • The inserted “Memory Stick” cannot be used in your camera (page 74). FORMAT ERROR • The “Memory Stick” format failed. Format the “Memory Stick” again (page 45). MEMORY STICK LOCKED • The write-protect switch on the “Memory Stick” is set to the LOCK position. Set it to the recording position (page 74). NO MEMORY SPACE • The capacity of the “Memory Stick” is insufficient. You cannot record images. Delete unnecessary images (page 44). NO FILE IN THIS FOLDER • No images have been recorded in this folder. FOLDER ERROR • A folder with the same first three digits number already exists in the “Memory Stick.” (For example: 123MSDCF and 123ABCDE) Select other folders, or create a new folder. CANNOT CREATE MORE • The folder whose first three digits of the name is “999” exists in the “Memory Stick.” You cannot create any FOLDERS folders. CANNOT RECORD • The camera cannot record images in the selected folder. Select a different folder (page 26). FILE ERROR • An error occurred while playing back the image. FILE PROTECT • The image is write-protected by another device. Release the protection by another device. IMAGE SIZE OVER • You are attempting to play back an image of a size that cannot be played back on your camera. INVALID OPERATION • You are attempting to assign the print (DPOF) mark to a file that was created by another device. • The battery level is low or zero. Charge the batteries (page 10). Depending on the conditions of use, the indicator may flash even though there are still 5 to 10 minutes of remaining battery time left. LENS COVER CLOSED • The lens cover is closed when the mode switch is set to or ., Troubleshooting Message Meaning/Corrective Action ENLARGED PLAYBACK ERROR • You are attempting to perform enlarged playback for a file created using other devices. • Enlarged playback is not available for images processed using a computer. • An error occurred while your camera was performing enlarged playback.,

Self-diagnosis display

— If a code starting with an alphabet letter appears Your camera has a self-diagnosis display. Code Cause Countermeasure This function displays the camera condition on the LCD screen with a combination of a letter and four numerical digits. If this occurs, check the following code chart and attempt the corresponding corrective actions. The last two digits (indicated by ss) will differ depending on the state of the camera. C:32:ss Self-diagnosis display C:32:ss There is trouble with your • Turn the power off and on again (page 14). camera’s hardware. C:13:ss The camera cannot read or write • Re-insert the “Memory Stick” several times. data on the “Memory Stick.” An unformatted “Memory Stick” • Format the “Memory Stick” (page 45). is inserted. The inserted “Memory Stick” • Insert a new “Memory Stick” (page 17). cannot be used with your camera, or the data is damaged. E:61:ss A camera malfunction that you • Press the RESET button (page 59) located on the E:91:ss cannot reverse has occurred. bottom of the camera, then turn the power on again. If you are unable to solve the problem even after trying the corrective actions a few times, repairs may be necessary. Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and inform them of the 5- digit code. Example: E:61:10, Additional information Additional information

Menu items

Menu items that can be modified differ depending on the position of the mode switch. The LCD screen shows only the items you can operate at the moment. Factory settings are indicated with x.

When the mode switch is set to (when [ ] is selected in the menu settings)

Item Setting Description SIZE·BURST x2.0M / VGA / BURST Selects the image size when shooting still images (pages 18 and 31). FOCUS xAUTO / 0.2 m / 0.5 m / Selects the auto focus method or sets the focus preset distance (page 30). 1.0 m / SELFTIMER ON / xOFF Sets the self-timer (page 22). P.EFFECT xOFF / NEG. ART / SEPIA / B&W / Sets the image special effects (page 32).

SOLARIZE When the mode switch is set to (when [ ] is selected in the menu settings)

Item Setting Description FOCUS xAUTO / 0.2 m / 0.5 m / Selects the auto focus method or sets the focus preset distance (page 30). 1.0 m / SELFTIMER ON / xOFF Sets the self-timer (page 22). P.EFFECT xOFF / NEG. ART / SEPIA / B&W / Sets the image special effects (page 32).

SOLARIZE

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When the mode switch is set to or (when [ ] is selected in the menu settings)

Item Setting Description FORMAT OK / CANCEL Formats the “Memory Stick.” When you format a “Memory Stick,” note that all data in the “Memory Stick,” including images that were write-protected by another device, will be permanently erased (page 45). CREATE FOLDER OK / CANCEL Creates a folder for recording images (page 25). CHANGE FOLDER OK / CANCEL Changes a folder for recording images (page 26).

When the mode switch is set to (when [ ] is selected in the menu settings)

Item Setting Description DELETE OK / CANCEL Deletes the displayed image (page 44). DELETE IN OK / CANCEL Deletes all images in the folder (page 44).

FOLDER

INDEX / SINGLE — Switches between four-image display and single image display (page 34). DPOF ON / xOFF Marks/unmarks the print (DPOF) mark on still images you want to print (page 39).

When the mode switch is set to (when [ ] is selected in the menu settings)

Item Setting Description FORMAT OK / CANCEL Formats the “Memory Stick.” When you format a “Memory Stick,” note that all data in the “Memory Stick,” including images that were write-protected by another device, will be permanently erased (page 45). CHANGE FOLDER OK / CANCEL Selects the folder containing the images you want to play back (page 36)., Additional information

The following menus are available no matter what position the mode switch is in. When [ ] is selected in the menu settings

Item Setting Description LCD LIGHT xON / OFF Selects the brightness of the LCD screen. Selecting [ON] makes the screen bright and easy to see when using the camera in dark locations, but also uses up the battery charge faster (page 21). DISPLAY xON – Displays all indicators. OFF – Displays warning messages, etc.

When [ ] is selected in the menu settings

Item Setting Description CLOCK SET DATE NOTATION – Sets the date notation (page 15). x[Y/M/D] / [M/D/Y] / [D/M/Y] DATE&TIME SET – Sets the date and time (page 15). BEEP xON – Turns on the beep when you press the control button/shutter button. SHUTTER – Turns on the beep when you press the shutter button. OFF – Turns off the beep. USB xNORMAL / PTP Switches the USB mode (pages 47 and 56). A LANGUAGE — Displays the menu items, warnings and messages in selected language.,

Precautions Do not leave the camera in the On cleaning Note on operating temperature

following places Cleaning the LCD screen Your camera is designed for use between • In extremely hot place, such as in a car Wipe the screen surface with an LCD the temperatures of 0°C and 40°C (32°F and parked in the sun. The camera body may cleaning kit (not supplied) to remove 104°F). Shooting in extremely cold or hot become deformed or this may cause a fingerprints, dust, etc. places that exceed this range is not malfunction. recommended. Cleaning the lens • Under direct sunlight or near a heater. Wipe the lens with a soft cloth to remove The camera body may become deformed On moisture condensationfingerprints, dust, etc. or this may cause a malfunction. If the camera is brought directly from a cold • On rocking vibration. Cleaning the camera surface to a warm location, or is placed in a very • Near strong magnetic place. Clean the camera surface with a soft cloth damp room, moisture may condense inside • In sandy or dusty places, be careful not to slightly moistened with water, then wipe or outside the camera. This moisture let sand or dust get into the camera. This the surface with a dry cloth. Do not use the condensation may cause a malfunction of may cause the camera to malfunction, and following as this may damage the finish or the camera. in some cases this malfunction cannot be the casing. Moisture condensation occurs easily repaired. • Thinner when: • Benzine • The camera is brought from a cold • Alcohol location such as a ski slope into a warmly • Diposable cloth heated room. • Volatile insecticide • The camera is taken from an air- • Contact with rubber or vinyl for a long conditioned room or car interior to the hot time outdoors, etc., Additional information How to prevent moisture condensation On internal rechargeable When bringing the camera from a cold button battery place to a warm place, seal the camera in a This camera has an internal rechargeable plastic bag and allow it to adapt to button battery for maintaining the date and conditions at the new location over a period time and other settings regardless of of time (about an hour). whether the power is on or off. If moisture condensation occurs This rechargeable button battery is Turn off the camera and wait about an hour continually charged as long as you are using for the moisture to evaporate. Note that if the camera. However, if you use the camera you attempt to shoot with moisture for only short periods it discharges remaining inside the lens, you will be gradually, and if you do not use the camera unable to record clear images. at all for about one month it becomes completely discharged. In this case, be sure to charge this rechargeable button battery before using the camera. However, even if this rechargeable button battery is not charged, you can still use the camera as long as you do not record the date and time. Charging method Install charged size AAA Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries, and leave the camera for 24 hours or more with the power off.,

On “Memory Stick”

“Memory Stick” is a new compact, portable Recording/ • Do not remove the “Memory Stick” while and versatile IC recording medium with a “Memory Stick” type Playback reading or writing data. data capacity that exceeds the capacity of a • Data may be corrupted in the following cases.Memory Stick a – When the “Memory Stick” is removed or the floppy disk. (Memory Stick Duo) camera is turned off during read or write In addition to exchanging data between MagicGate Memory operation “Memory Stick” compatible equipment, Stick – When the “Memory Stick” is used in you can also use a “Memory Stick” to store a** locations subject to static electricity or data as a type of detachable external (MagicGate Memory electrical noise Stick Duo) recording media. • We recommend backing up important data. Memory Stick PRO a** • Do not attach any other material than the There are two types of “Memory Stick”: supplied label on the labeling position. ** The camera cannot record or play back the ordinary “Memory Stick” and “MagicGate • Attach the label in the prescribed label location, data needed by the MagicGate function. Memory Stick” that is equipped with the taking care that the label does not extend from All Memory Stick media operations are not MagicGate* copyright protection this location.necessarily guaranteed. • When you carry or store the “Memory Stick,” technology. You can use both types of put it in the case supplied with it. “Memory Stick” with your camera. Notes on using the supplied • Do not touch the terminal of the “Memory However, because your camera does not “Memory Stick” Stick” with your hand or a metal object. support the MagicGate standards, data • • Do not strike, bend or drop the “Memory You cannot record, edit or delete images when recorded with your camera is not subject to Stick.” the write-protect switch is set to LOCK. MagicGate copyright protection. • Do not disassemble or modify the “Memory The position or the shape of the write-protect Stick.” In addition, you can also use “Memory switch may differ depending on the “Memory • Do not expose the “Memory Stick” to water. Stick” you use. Stick Duo” or “Memory Stick PRO” with • Do not use or keep the “Memory Stick” under your camera. Terminal the following conditions: – High temperature locations such as the hot * MagicGate is copyright protection technology interior of a car parked in direct sunlight that uses encryption technology. – Locations exposed to direct sunlight • “Memory Stick” formatted with a computer is – Humid locations or locations with corrosive not guaranteed to operate with this camera. Write-protect substances switch Labeling position, Additional information

Notes on using “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied)

• When using a “Memory Stick Duo” with your camera, be sure to insert the “Memory Stick Duo” into a Memory Stick Duo adaptor. • When inserting a “Memory Stick Duo” into a Memory Stick Duo adaptor, make sure the “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted facing the correct direction. • When using a “Memory Stick Duo” inserted into a Memory Stick Duo adaptor with this camera, make sure that the “Memory Stick Duo” is inserted facing the correct direction. Note that improper use may damage the equipment. • Do not insert a “Memory Stick Duo” without a Memory Stick Duo adaptor into “Memory Stick” compatible equipment, as this may cause equipment trouble.

Note on using “Memory Stick PRO” (not supplied)

• “Memory Stick PRO” with a capacity up to 1GB have been confirmed to operate properly with this camera.

On Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries Effective use of the battery Battery life

• Battery performance decreases in low- • The battery life is limited. The battery temperature surroundings, and the battery capacity decreases little by little as you life is shortened under such use it more and more, and as time passes. circumstances. To use the battery longer, When the battery operating time seems to we recommend you keep the battery in its have been considerably shortened, a case in a pocket close to your body to probable cause is that the batteries have warm it, and insert it in your camera just reached the end of their life. before you start shooting. • The battery life varies depending on • If you set [LCD LIGHT] to [OFF], the storage, operating conditions, and battery will run for a longer amount of environment, and is different for each time. battery. • If you shoot a lot using the flash, the battery power will be used up faster. • We recommend having spare batteries handy for two or three times the expected shooting time, and try test shooting before actually using the camera. • Do not expose the battery to water. The battery is not water-resistant.,

On the battery charger

• Do not charge any other batteries except • When the CHARGE lamp flashes, this Sony Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries in may indicate a battery error or that the battery charger supplied with your batteries other than the specified type camera. If you try to charge any other have been inserted. Check that the type of battery (e.g., manganese batteries, batteries are the specified type. If the alkaline dry cells, primary lithium batteries are the specified type, remove batteries, or Ni-Cd batteries) than the all the batteries, replace them with new batteries specified, those batteries may ones or another ones and check if the leak, overheat, or explode, causing the battery charger operates correctly. If the danger of burns or other injuries. battery charger operates correctly, a • Do not charge fully charged Nickel- battery error may have occurred. Metal Hydride batteries again. Otherwise, there is a danger of leaks, excessive heat, explosions, or electric shock. • When charging a high capacity battery other than the supplied battery using the supplied battery charger, the full capacity of the battery may not be available., Additional information

Specifications

xCamera [LCD screen] xBC-CS2A/CS2B Ni-MH [System] LCD panel used battery charger 2.5 cm (1.0 type) TFT drive Image device Input rating 6.72 mm (1/2.7 type) color CCD Total number of dots 100 – 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz, 3 W Primary color filter 64 460 (293×220) dots Output rating Total pixels number of camera DC OUT AA: 1.4 V, Approx. 2 112 000 pixels [Power, general] 400 mA × 2 Effective pixels number of camera Used batteries AAA: 1.4 V, Approx. 2 020 000 pixels AAA Nickel-Metal Hydride 160 mA × 2 Lens Single focal lens batteries (2) 2.4 V Operating temperature range f = 5.0 mm5V(from USB cable) 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) (7/32 inches) (35 mm camera Power consumption (when shooting) Storage temperature range conversion: 33 mm (1 5/16 inches)) 1.35 W –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) F2.8 Operating temperature range Dimensions Exposure control 0°C to +40°C (+32°F to +104°F) Approx. 71 × 30 × 91 mm Automatic, Scene Selection (5 modes) Storage temperature range (2 7/8 × 1 3/16 × 3 5/8 inches) –20°C to +60°C (–4°F to +140°F) (W/H/D) Data formats Mass Approx. 90 g (3 oz) Still images: DCF compliant Dimensions (Exif Ver. 2.2 JPEG compliant), 85 × 40.3 × 29.7 mm DPOF compatible (3 3/8 × 1 5/8 × 1 3/16 inches) Accessories Movies: MPEG1 compliant (without (W/H/D, protruding portions not included) • HR11/45: HR03 (Size AAA) Ni-MH batteries (2) audio) Recording media Mass Approx. 123 g (4.3 oz) (two • Battery case (1) “Memory Stick” batteries, “Memory Stick,” and neck • BC-CS2A/CS2B Ni-MH battery charger (1) strap included) Flash Recommended distance: 0.5 m to • Power cord (mains lead) (1) 1.8 m (1 foot 7 3/4 inches to 5 feet Exif Print Compatible • USB cable (1) 10 3/4 inches) PRINT Image Matching II • Neck strap (1) Compatible • “Memory Stick” (8MB) (1) [Output connector] • CD-ROM (USB driver SPVD-010) (1) USB jack mini-B • Operating instructions (1) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.,

LCD screen displays When shooting still images When shooting movies

7168272.0M 101 9 STBY 101 8 q; 12:55 C:32: 9ss 3 C:32:ss qa 5 SLRZ qs 4 SLRZ06qd 5 qa A Image size indicator (18, 31) A Recording mode indicator (41) B Battery remaining indicator (13) B Battery remaining indicator (13) C Flash mode indicator (23)/ C Focus preset indicator (30) Red-eye reduction indicator (23) D Picture effect indicator (32) D Focus preset indicator (30) E Low battery warning indicator E Picture effect indicator (32) (66) F Scene Selection indicator (28) F Status indicator (41) G AE/AF lock indicator (20) G Recording folder indicator (26) H Recording folder indicator (26) H Remaining “Memory Stick” I Remaining “Memory Stick” capacity indicator capacity indicator I Recording time [maximum J Remaining number of recordable recordable time] indicator (42) images indicator (19) J Self-diagnosis display (68) K Self-diagnosis display (68) K Self-timer indicator (22) L Self-timer indicator (22) M Low battery warning indicator Page numbers in parentheses indicate the (66) location of additional important information., Additional information

When playing back still images When playing back moving

images159qa 2.0M 101 12 6 101 8 qs 2 2.5 /12 0:12 qd 3 qf 4 101-0012 q; 101_0008 2003749:30AM 8 20037410:30AM qg A Image size indicator (18, 31) I Recording mode indicator (42) B Print (DPOF) mark indicator (39) J Folder_file name (55) C Enlarged playback/enlargement K Playback folder indicator (36) level indicator (38) L Image number D Folder-file name (55) M Counter E Playback folder indicator (36) N Change folder indicator (37) F Image number/Number of O Recording date/time of the images recorded in selected playback image folder G Change folder indicator (37) H Recording date/time of the playback image Page numbers in parentheses indicate the location of additional important information.,

Index Index Creating a new folder ... 25 Image Transfer ... 49

ImageMixer ... 50

D Index screen ... 35 A Deleting images ... 44 Installation

Access lamp ... 17 DPOF ... 39 Image Transfer ... 49 AE/AF lock indicator ... 20 ImageMixer ... 50 Auto Focus ... 21 USB driver ... 48, 57E Auto power-off function ... 14 Enlarged playback ... 38 J EXEC ... 15, 38 B Exif ... 77 JPG ... 55 Battery charging time ... 11FLpreparing batteries ... 10 File LCD screen remaining indicator ... 13 file names ... 55 DISPLAY ... 22, 78 Battery life ... 13 image file storage destinations ... 55 LCD light ... 21 Beep/shutter sound ... 71 Flash Burst ... 31 Red-eye reduction ... 23, 24, 28 M selecting a flash mode ... 23 Memory Stick

C Focusing formatting a “Memory Stick” ... 45

CD-ROM ... 47 Focus preset ... 30 inserting/removing a “Memory Stick” ... 17 Changing the recording folder ... 26 shooting (using auto adjustment mode) ... 20 number of shooting images ... 19 Charging Folder shooting time ... 42 charging the batteries ... 10 folder for playback ... 36 MENU ... 15 charging time ... 11 recording folder ... 26 Menu settings ... 69 Cleaning ... 72 Formatting a “Memory Stick” ... 45 Mode switch ... 8 Clock set ... 15 Moisture condensation ... 72 Computer I Movie copying images ... 47, 53, 57 Image shooting movies ... 41 Image Transfer ... 49 copying images ... 53, 57 shooting time ... 13, 42 ImageMixer ... 50 copying images to your computer ... 47 viewing images on your computer ... 54 USB cable ... 51, 52, 57 file names ... 55 viewing movies on the LCD screen ... 42 USB driver ... 48, 57 image file storage destinations ... 55 MPG ... 55 Control button ... 9, 15 image size ... 18, 19 Copying images ... 47, 53, 57, Index

N image size ... 18

Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries ...10, 75 number of images that can be saved ... 19 Picture Effect ... 32

P Scene Selection ... 28

using auto adjustment mode ... 20 Picture Effect ...32 using the flash ... 23 POWER ...14 using the self-timer ... 22 Power Still image viewing batteries ...10 delete ... 44 inserting the batteries ...12 index screen ... 35 ON/OFF ...14 single image screen ... 34 Precautions ...72 viewing images on your computer ... 54 Print (DPOF) mark ...39 viewing still images on the LCD screen ... 34

R U

Red-eye reduction ...23, 24, 28

USB

RESET button ...59, 68 USB Bus Powered ... 47 USB cable ... 51, 52, 57

S USB connection ... 51

SCENE ...29 USB driver ... 48, 57 Scene Selection (SCENE) ...28 Using your camera abroad ... 14 Self-diagnosis display ...68 Self-timer ...22 V Setting Viewing images on the LCD screen ... 34, 42 date and time ...15 Viewing images on your computer ... 54, 57 image size ...18 menu items ...69 Shooting mode W auto adjustment mode ...20 Warnings and messages ... 66 Burst ...31 movie ...41 Single image screen ...34 Still image shooting auto focus ...21, Printed on 100% recycled paper using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website. Sony Corporation Printed in Japan308396711,

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