Sony NEX-C3 user manual

User manual for the device Sony NEX-C3

Device: Sony NEX-C3
Size: 6,91 MB
Date of adding : 2014-07-07 15:08:57
Number of pages: 85
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G:\Works\CX75410\DTP\4275482131\4275482131NEXC3U2\00COV- G:\Works\CX75410\DTP\4275482131\4275482131NEXC3U2\00COV-
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Interchangeable Lens Preparing the camera
Digital Camera
Mastering the basic
Using the recording
Instruction Manual
Using the playback
Checking the fun

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English 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. NEX-C3 Serial No. ______________________________ WARNING To reduce fire or shock hazard, do not expose the unit to rain or moisture. IMPORTANT SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS -SAVE THESE INSTRUCTIONS DANGER -TO REDUCE THE RISK OF FIRE OR ELECTRIC SHOCK, CAREFULLY FOLLOW THESE

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� Be sure to charge the battery pack using a genuine Sony battery charger or a device that can charge the battery pack. � Keep the battery pack out of the reach of small children. � Keep the battery pack dry. � Replace only with the same or equivalent type recommended by Sony. � Dispose of used battery packs promptly as described in the instructions. [ Battery charger Even if the CHARGE lamp is not lit, the battery charger is not disconnected from the AC power source (mains) as long as it is c

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For Customers in the U.S.A. UL is an internationally recognized safety organization. The UL Mark on the product means it has been UL Listed. If you have any questions about this product, you may call: Sony Customer Information Center 1-800-222-SONY (7669) The number below is for the FCC related matters only. [ Regulatory Information Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: NEX-C3 Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address: 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 U.S.A. Telepho

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[ Note: This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses, and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio communications. However, there is no guarantee that in

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[ Disposal of Old Electrical & Electronic Equipment (Applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the product or on its packaging indicates that this product shall not be treated as household waste. Instead it shall be handed over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. By ensuring this product is disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potential negative consequences

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Table of contents Preparing the camera Checking the accessories supplied ...................................9 Identifying parts ................................................................10 Preparing the battery pack ...............................................14 Attaching/removing the lens .............................................17 Inserting a memory card (sold separately) .......................19 Attaching the flash ............................................................20 T

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Checking the functions available Menu list ........................................................................... 49 Functions available for each shooting mode ................... 57 Flash modes available...................................................... 58 Importing images to the computer Installing the software....................................................... 59 What you can do with the supplied software ................... 61 Others Checking the number of recordable images ....

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Preparing the camera Preparing the camera Checking the accessories supplied First check the model name of your camera (page 8). The accessories supplied differ depending on the model. The number in parentheses indicates the number of pieces. �CD-ROM (1) x Common accessories – Application Software for • Battery charger BC-VW1 (1) α camera – α Handbook � Instruction Manual (This manual) (1) � Power cord (mains lead) (1) (not x NEX-C3A supplied in the U.S.A. and Canada) � E16 mm single focus le

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Preparing the camera Identifying parts See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. A (Playback) button (26) B Shutter button (25) C ON/OFF (Power) switch (22) D AF illuminator/Self-timer lamp/ Smile Shutter lamp E Speaker F Microphone* G Smart Accessory Terminal (20) H Lens (17) I Lens release button (18) J Mount K Image sensor** When the lens is removed L Lens contact** * Do not cover this part during movie recording. ** Do not touch this part directly. GB 10

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Preparing the camera A (USB) terminal B Hook for shoulder strap Attaching the shoulder strap is recommended not to drop the camera. C HDMI terminal (48) D Light sensor E LCD monitor The tilting LCD monitor of the camera allows flexible shooting positions. F MOVIE button (25) G Control wheel (29) H Soft keys (30) GB 11

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Preparing the camera x Flash A Image sensor position mark A Screw B Battery cover (15) B Flash* C Memory card cover (19) C Connector* D Tripod receptacle � Use a tripod with a screw length * Do not touch this part directly. of less than 5.5 mm (7/32 inch). If it is dirty, wipe it off with a soft You will be unable to firmly clean cloth. secure the camera to tripods having screws longer than 5.5 mm (7/32 inch), and may damage the camera. E Battery compartment (15) F Connection plate cover

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Preparing the camera D Mounting index x Lens E18 – 55 mm F3.5-5.6 OSS * A converter is sold separately. (supplied with NEX-C3D/ ** Do not touch this part directly. C3K/C3Y) E55 – 210 mm F4.5-6.3 OSS (supplied with NEX-C3Y) A Hood index A Focusing ring B Focusing ring B Zooming ring C Zoom ring C Focal-length scale D Focal-length scale D Focal-length index E Focal-length index E Lens contacts* F Lens contacts* F Mounting index G Mounting index * Do not touch this part directly. * Do not touch t

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Preparing the camera Preparing the battery pack When using the camera for the first time, be sure to charge the NP-FW50 “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack (supplied). x 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. Insert the battery pack onto the 1 battery charger. � Push the battery pack until it clicks. For the U.S.A and Canada Connect the battery charger to 2 the wall outle

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Preparing the camera Notes � The charging time differs depending on the remaining capacity of the battery pack or charging conditions. � We recommend charging the battery pack in an ambient temperature of between 10 °C to 30 °C (50 °F to 86 °F). You may not be able to efficiently charge the battery pack outside of this temperature range. � Connect the battery charger to the nearest wall outlet (wall socket). � The CHARGE lamp may flash quickly when the battery pack is used for the first time

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Preparing the camera Firmly insert the battery pack Lock lever 2 all the way while pressing the lock lever with the tip of the battery. Close the cover. 3 x Checking the remaining battery level Check the level with the following indicators and percent figures displayed on the LCD monitor. “Battery exhausted.” Battery level You cannot High Low shoot any more image. Note � The displayed level may not be correct under certain circumstances. z What is an “InfoLITHIUM” battery pack? An “InfoL

Summary of the content on the page No. 17

Preparing the camera x Removing the battery pack Turn off the camera and slide the lock Lock lever lever in the direction of the arrow after you confirm that the access lamp is not lit. Be careful not to drop the battery pack. Attaching/removing the lens The camera will come with the lens attached. Refer to the steps below when attaching other lenses. Set the power switch of the camera to OFF before you attach or remove the lens. If the cap or the packaging lid 1 is attached, remove it from

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Preparing the camera While pushing the lens lightly 3 toward the camera, turn the lens clockwise until it clicks into the locked position. � Be sure to put the lens on straight. Notes � When attaching a lens, do not press the lens release button. � Do not use force when attaching a lens. � The Mount Adaptor (sold separately) is required to use an A-mount lens (sold separately). For details, refer to the operating manual supplied with the Mount Adaptor. x Removing the lens Press the lens rel

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Preparing the camera Inserting a memory card (sold separately) Open the cover. 1 Insert a memory card. 2 � Insert the memory card until it clicks as illustrated. Check on the direction of the notched corner. Close the cover. 3 x Memory cards that you can use You can use following memory cards with this camera: “Memory Stick PRO Duo” media, “Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo” media, SD memory card, SDHC memory card, and SDXC memory card. You cannot use MultiMediaCard. For recording movies, it is recomme

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Preparing the camera Note � Images recorded on an SDXC memory card cannot be imported to or played on computers or AV devices that are not compatible with exFAT. Make sure that the device is compatible with exFAT before connecting it to the camera. If you connect your camera to an incompatible device, you may be prompted to format the card. Never format the card in response to this prompt, as doing so will erase all data on the card. (exFAT is the file system used on SDXC memory cards.) x R

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