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English Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY WARNING Model No.: DSC-F505 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. To prevent fire or shock Address: 1 Sony Drive, Park Ridge, NJ.07656 USA hazard, do not expose the Telephone No.: 201-930-6970 unit to rain or moisture. This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC Rules. Operation is subject to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and (2) this device must accept any interference received, including
For the customers in the Attention U.S.A. and Canada The electromagnetic fields at the specific frequencies may influence the picture and DISPOSAL OF LITHIUM ION sound of this camera. BATTERY. LITHIUM ION BATTERY. “Memory Stick” DISPOSE OF PROPERLY. You can return your unwanted lithium ion batteries to your nearest Sony Service N50 Center or Factory Service Center. Note: In some areas the disposal of lithium ion batteries in household or business For the Customers in CANADA trash may be prohibit
Be sure to read the following About the Carl Zeiss lens before using your camera This camera is equipped with a Carl Zeiss lens which can reproduce a fine Trial recording image. Before you record one-time events, you The lens for this camera was developed may want to make a trial recording to jointly by Carl Zeiss, in Germany, and make sure that the camera is working Sony Corporation. It adopts the MTF* correctly. measurement system for camera and offers a quality as the Carl Zeiss lens. No comp
Table of contents Parts identification ............. 7 Various ways of playback Playing back multiple images at a Preparation time (INDEX) ............................ 43 Enlarging a part of the image 1 Charging the battery pack .. 10 – Zoom and trimming ............. 44 2 Installing the battery pack Rotating image (ROTATE) ........... 45 and “Memory Stick” .......... 12 Playing back images in a continuous 3 Setting the date and time .... 14 loop (SLIDE SHOW) ................ 46 Preventing ac
Before using your camera This digital still camera uses a “Memory Stick” as a medium for recording images. Do not shake or strike the unit Malfunctions, inability to record images as well as inability to use “Memory Stick”-s or image and memory data breakdown, damage or loss may occur. PNote Support the lens part firmly with your left hand. Ajust the LCD screen angle placing your right hand on the right side of the body. LCD screen The LCD screen is manufactured using high-precision technology.
Parts identification Parts identification See pages in parentheses for more details. MIC (Microphone) Recording lamp DIGITAL I/O (USB) jack (24) MODE selector (PLAY/STILL/ MOVIE) (16) DIGITAL I/O (serial) jack (30) Shutter button (16) Flash emitter (33) OPEN (FLASH) Focus ring (32) switch (33) SPOT METER button (38) Lens (One-push white balance) button (35) WHT BAL (white balance) Photocell window for flash button (35) Do not block when recording. MACRO button (32) PNote The flash control syste
POWER switch/ LCD screen (18, 22) POWER lamp (14) PROGRAM AE button (36) LCD BACK LIGHT switch Normally set to ON. Zoom lever (19) Set to OFF to save the battery if you use your OPEN (battery/ camera in bright place. “Memory Stick”) switch (11) Slot cover for AC power adaptor/ charger (57) LCD BRIGHT +/– buttons Press to adjust the brightness of Battery eject the LCD screen. The brightness of switch (11) the LCD screen does not affect images you record on “Memory Stick”. (Flash) button (33)/Fla
Parts identification Tripod receptacle Make sure that the length of the tripod screw is less than 7/32 inch (6.5 mm). Speaker Hook for the lens cap/ Hook for the wrist/ shoulder strap shoulder strap Attaching the lens cap (supplied) and the wrist strap (supplied). Lens cap Lens cap strap Wrist strap Be careful that the lens cap strap does not touch the projections on both sides of the lens cap hole. Function of the control button Control button You can execute the functions by Upper side pressin
Preparation 1 Charging the battery pack To charge the battery pack, use the AC power adaptor/charger. Your camera operates only with the “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (S series). “InfoLITHIUM” is a trademark of Sony Corporation. 3 2 1 1 Insert the battery pack in the direction of the V mark. Slide the battery pack in the direction of the arrow. 2 Connect the power cord to the AC power adaptor/charger. 3 Connect the power cord to a wall outlet. The CHARGE lamp (orange) lights up when charging begins
Preparation Battery life/the number of images that can be recorded/ played back STILL mode Continuous recording LCD BACK LIGHT Battery life (min.) Number of images ON 60 (55) 1100 (1000) OFF 70 (60) 1300 (1100) Continuous playing* LCD BACK LIGHT Battery life (min.) Number of images ON 90 (70) 1800 (1400) OFF 115 (90) 2300 (1800) Approximate battery life and the number of images that can be recorded/played back at a temperature of 77°F (25°C), 640 × 480 image size, in NORMAL recording and STANDAR
2 Installing the battery pack and “Memory Stick” “Memory Stick” and are trademarks of Sony Corporation. 13 2 “InfoLITHIUM” battery 1 2 3 “Memory Stick” Access lamp 1 Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover. While sliding the OPEN (battery/“Memory Stick”) switch in the direction of the arrow 1, slide the cover in the direction of the arrow 2, and open the cover in the direction of the arrow 3. 2 Install the battery pack and “Memory Stick”. Insert the battery pack with the v mark facing toward the
Preparation Battery remaining indicator To remove the “Memory This camera shows on the LCD screen Stick” how many minutes you can still keep on recording or playing back images. Open the battery/“Memory Stick” cover, then press the “Memory Stick” Auto power-off function once lightly. During recording if you leave the camera inactivate for about three minutes while PNotes the power is on, the camera turns off • Insert the “Memory Stick” firmly, automatically to prevent wearing down otherwise the
3 Setting the date and time When you use your camera first, set the date and time. If they are not set, incorrect date and time are recorded, and CLOCK SET screen in the step 5 appears whenever you turn on your camera in STILL/MOVIE mode. POWER switch Control button 1 Slide the POWER switch in the direction of the arrow to turn on the power while pressing the round button on the POWER switch. The POWER lamp lights up. 2 Press v of the control button. The menu bar appears on the LCD screen. INDEX
Preparation 4 Select “CLOCK SET” with the control button, then press it. CLOCK SET Y/M/D VIDEO OUT M/D/Y /LANGUAGE 1999 1 1 D/M/Y 12:00:00 AM CLOCK SET BEEP JAN// 1 1 12: 00 AM ENTER CANCEL INDEX DELETE FILE SETUP SELECT OK SELECT/ADJUST OK 5 Select the desired display of the date with the control button, then press it. Y/M/D (year/month/day) M/D/Y (month/day/year) CLOCK SET Y/M/D M/D/Y D/M/Y (day/month/year) D/M/Y 1999// 1 1 12:00 AM ENTER CANCEL SELECT/ADJUST OK 6 Select the date and time w
Recording Recording still images To record images, slide the POWER switch to the right to turn on the power (The POWER lamp lights up) and insert the “Memory Stick”. MODE selector POWER switch 1 Set the MODE selector to STILL. 2 Press the shutter button halfway down. The AE lock indicator z flashes. When AE (auto exposure) and AF (auto focus) are frozen, the AE lock indicator z lights up. 3 Press the shutter button fully down. The image is recorded on the “Memory Stick”. PNotes •When FOCUS AUTO/
Recording Recording moving images To record images, slide the POWER switch to the right to turn on the power (The POWER lamp lights up) and insert the “Memory Stick”. MODE mselector POWER switch 1 Set the MODE selector to MOVIE. 2 Press the shutter button fully down momentarily. The image and sound are recorded for five seconds, 10 seconds, or 15 seconds. (The time is set at “REC TIME SET” in the menu.) (page 52) Hold the shutter button fully down. The image and sound are recorded until you rele
The indicators during recording The indicators on the LCD screen are not recorded. Image size indicator (40) Image quality indicator (39) Recording mode indicator (41) Number of stored images AE lock indicator/Focus lock indicator (16) Battery remaining Remaining indicator (11) memory capacity indicator 60min FINE 48 Focus mode 1600 +1.0EV REC 0:10 indicator (32)/ Self-diagnosis BRT 15s Macro indicator (32) function indicator (64)/Recording PROGRAM AE time indicator (52) indicator (36) Recording
Recording Using the zoom feature Move the power zoom lever a little for a slower zoom. Move it further for a faster zoom. Using the zoom function sparingly results in better-looking recordings when you record moving images. “T” side: for telephoto (subject appears closer) “W” side: for wide-angle (subject appears farther away) Digital zoom starts to function when zoom exceeds 5×. W T W T W T If you cannot get a sharp focus, move the power zoom lever to the “W” side until the focus is sharp. You
Playing back Playing back still images To play back images, slide the POWER switch to the right to turn on the power (The POWER lamp lights up) and insert the “Memory Stick”. MODE selector POWER switch Control button 1 Set the MODE selector to PLAY. The last recorded image appears on the LCD screen. “NO FILE” indicator appears on the LCD screen when there is no image. 2 Press v of the control button to display the menu bar on the LCD screen. 3 Select the recorded image with the control button. S
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