Sony DSLR-A380 user manual

User manual for the device Sony DSLR-A380

Device: Sony DSLR-A380
Size: 6,81 MB
Date of adding : 2014-07-07 15:08:57
Number of pages: 171
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Summary of the content on the page No. 1

Preparing the camera
Before your operation
Shooting images
Using the shooting
function
Using the viewing
function
Changing your setup
Viewing images on a
computer
Printing images
Additional information on this product and
Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera
answers to frequently asked questions can be
Instruction Manual
found at our Customer Support Website.
DSLR-A330/A380
Printed on 70% or more recycled paper using
VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free
vegetable oil based ink.
DSLR-A330/A38

Summary of the content on the page No. 2

Owner’s Record IMPORTANT SAFETY The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. INSTRUCTIONS Record the serial number in the space provided below. SAVE THESE Refer to these numbers whenever you call upon your Sony dealer regarding this product. INSTRUCTIONS. Model No. DSLR-A330/A380 Serial No. __________________________ DANGER - TO REDUCE THE RISK WARNING OF FIRE OR To reduce fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or ELECTRIC SHOCK, moisture. CAREFULLY FOLLOW T

Summary of the content on the page No. 3

� Keep the battery pack out of the reach of small children. For Customers in the U.S.A. � Keep the battery pack dry. UL is an internationally recognized safety � Replace only with the same or equivalent organization. type recommended by Sony. This product has received UL Listing. � Dispose of used battery pack promptly described the instructions. If you have any questions about this Battery charger product, you may call: Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the Sony Customer Information Se

Summary of the content on the page No. 4

Regulatory Information Note: This equipment has been tested and found Declaration of Conformity to comply with the limits for a Class B Trade Name: SONY digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the Model No.: DSLR-A330 FCC Rules. Responsible Party: Sony Electronics These limits are designed to provide Inc. reasonable protection against harmful Address:16530 Via Esprillo, interference in a residential installation. San Diego, CA 92127 U.S.A. This equipment generates, uses, and can Telephone

Summary of the content on the page No. 5

Disposal of Old Electrical & For Customers in Europe Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other Notice for the customers in the European countries with separate countries applying EU Directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony collection systems) Corporation, 1-7-1 Konan Minato-ku Tokyo, 108-0075 Japan. The Authorized Representative for EMC and product safety is Sony Deutschland GmbH, Hedelfinger Strasse 61, 70327 Stuttgart, Germany. For any service or gua

Summary of the content on the page No. 6

Disposal of waste batteries Notice for customers in the (applicable in the European Union United Kingdom and other European countries with separate collection systems) A moulded plug complying with BS 1363 is fitted to this equipment for your safety and convenience. Should the fuse in the plug supplied need to be replaced, a fuse of the same rating as the supplied one and approved by ASTA or BSI to BS 1362, (i.e., marked with an or This symbol on the battery or on the mark) must be

Summary of the content on the page No. 7

Notes on using your camera effect by using the “Pixel mapping” Shooting procedure function (page 158). � This camera has two modes for shooting: the Live View mode using the LCD monitor, and the viewfinder mode using the viewfinder (OVF). � There may be differences between an image recorded in Live View mode and an image recorded in viewfinder mode, Black, white, red, such as exposure, white balance, or D- blue and green range optimizer, depending on the points method used of metering

Summary of the content on the page No. 8

On the data specifications described in this Instruction Manual The data on performance and specifications is defined under the following conditions, except as described in this Instruction Manual: at an ordinary ambient temperature of 25ºC (77°F), and using a fully charged battery pack. 8

Summary of the content on the page No. 9

Table of Contents Notes on using your camera .............................................. 7 Checking the accessories supplied ..................................13 Preparing the Preparing the battery pack ............................................... 14 camera Attaching a lens ............................................................... 20 Inserting a memory card .................................................. 22 Preparing the camera ....................................................

Summary of the content on the page No. 10

Shooting an image the way you want it (Exposure mode) ..................................................................................... 57 Shooting with program auto .................................. 59 Shooting by controlling the blur of the background (Aperture priority) ............................................. 60 Shooting a moving subject with various expressions (Shutter speed priority) ..................................... 62 Shooting with the exposure adjusted manually (Ma

Summary of the content on the page No. 11

Setting ISO ...................................................................... 92 Adjusting the color tones (White balance) ...................... 93 Adjusting the white balance to suit a specific light source (Auto/Preset white balance) ..............................93 Registering the color tones (Custom white balance) .. 94 Image processing ............................................................. 96 Correcting the brightness of the image (D-Range Optimizer) .........................

Summary of the content on the page No. 12

Specifications ................................................................150 Others Troubleshooting ............................................................. 154 Warning messages ......................................................... 164 Precautions ....................................................................167 Index .............................................................................. 169 12

Summary of the content on the page No. 13

Preparing the camera Preparing the camera Checking the accessories supplied The number in parentheses indicates the number of pieces. � BC-VH1 Battery charger (1) � Body cap (1) (Attached on the camera) � Power cord (mains lead) (1) (not � Eyecup (1) (Attached on the supplied in the U.S.A. and camera) Canada) � CD-ROM (Application Software for α camera) (1) � Quick Start Guide (1) � Instruction Manual (This manual) (1) � Rechargeable battery pack NP- FH50 (1) � USB cable (1) � Shoulder str

Summary of the content on the page No. 14

Preparing the battery pack When using the camera for the first time, be sure to charge the NP-FH50 “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (supplied). Charging the battery pack The “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack can be charged even when it has not been fully depleted. It can also be used when it has not been fully charged. 1 Insert the battery pack on the battery charger. Push the battery pack until it clicks. 14

Summary of the content on the page No. 15

Preparing the camera For customers in the U.S.A. and 2 Connect the battery charger to the Canada wall outlet (wall socket). Plug Light on: Charging Light off: Normal charge completed One hour after the lamp is turned off: Full To the wall charge completed outlet (wall socket) CHARGE lamp For customers in countries/regions other than the U.S.A. and Canada Power cord (mains lead) CHARGE lamp About charging time � Time required to charge a fully depleted battery pack (supplied) at a tempera

Summary of the content on the page No. 16

� When the CHARGE lamp flashes fast, remove the battery pack being charged, and then insert the same battery pack into the battery charger securely again. When the CHARGE lamp flashes fast again, this may indicate a battery error or that a battery pack other than the specified type has been inserted. Check that the battery pack is the specified type. If the battery pack is the specified type, remove the battery pack, replace it with a new one or another one and check if the battery charger

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Preparing the camera Inserting the charged battery pack 1 While sliding the battery cover open lever, open the battery cover. 2 Firmly insert the battery pack all the way while pressing the lock lever with the tip of the battery. Lock lever 3 Close the battery cover. To remove the battery pack Turn off the camera and slide the lock lever in the direction of the arrow. Be careful not to drop the battery pack. Lock lever 17

Summary of the content on the page No. 18

To check the remaining battery level Set the power switch to ON and check the level on the LCD monitor. “Battery exhausted” Battery level You cannot shoot High Low any more pictures. What is an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack? An “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack is a lithium-ion battery pack that has functions for exchanging information related to operating conditions with your camera. Notes � The displayed level may not be correct under certain circumstances. � Do not expose the battery pack to water

Summary of the content on the page No. 19

Preparing the camera � The battery life varies according to how it is stored and the operating conditions and environment in which each battery pack is used. How to store the battery pack If the battery pack is not to be used for a long time, fully charge it and then fully use it up once a year on your camera before storing the battery pack in a dry, cool place to prolong the battery life. 19

Summary of the content on the page No. 20

Attaching a lens 1 Remove the body cap from the camera and the packaging lid from the rear of the lens. � When changing the lens, quickly Body cap change the lens away from dusty locations so as to keep dust or debris Packaging lid from getting inside the camera. 2 Mount the lens by aligning the orange index marks on the lens and camera. Orange index marks 3 Turn the lens clockwise until it clicks into the locked position. Notes � A rear lens cap is not supplied with the DT 18-55mm F3.5-


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