Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S500 user manual

User manual for the device Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S500

Device: Sony Cyber-shot DSC-S500
Size: 0,58 MB
Date of adding : 2013-12-20 15:09:14
Number of pages: 28
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Summary of the content on the page No. 1

Shoot images easily
(Auto adjustment mode)
Digital Still Camera
Instruction Manual
View/delete images
Printing images
Before operating the unit, please read this
manual and “Cyber-shot Handbook” (PDF) on
CD-ROM (supplied) 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

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Trademarks WARNING  is trademarks of Sony Corporation. To reduce fire or shock hazard, do  “Memory Stick”, , “Memory Stick PRO”, not expose the unit to rain or , “Memory Stick Duo”, moisture. , “Memory Stick PRO Duo”, , “MagicGate”, For Customers in the U.S.A. and are trademarks of Sony Corporation.  Microsoft, Windows and DirectX are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/ or other countries.  Macintosh and Mac OS are trademark

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IMPORTANT SAFEGUARDS For your protection, please read these safety Cleaning instructions completely before operating Unplug the set from the wall outlet before the appliance, and keep this manual for cleaning or polishing it. Do not use liquid cleaners future reference. or aerosol cleaners. Use a cloth lightly dampened with water for cleaning the exterior of the set. Carefully observe all warnings, precautions and instructions on the appliance, or the one described in the operating instru

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Lightning Safety Check For added protection for this set during a lightning Upon completion of any service or repairs to the storm, or when it is left unattended and unused for set, ask the service technician to perform routine long periods of time, unplug it from the wall safety checks (as specified by the manufacturer) outlet and disconnect the antenna or cable system. to determine that the set is in safe operating This will prevent damage to the set due to condition. lightning and power-l

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Read this first For Customers in the U.S.A. For Customers in Europe This device complies with part 15 of the FCC This product has been tested and found compliant rules. Operation is subject to the following two with the limits set out in the EMC Directive for conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful using connection cables shorter than 3 meters (9.8 interference, and (2) This device must accept any feet). interference received, including interference that may cause undesired operati

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Notes on using your camera Types of “Memory Stick” that can be Internal memory and “Memory Stick used (not supplied) Duo” back up  Do not turn off the camera or remove the The IC recording medium used by this batteries or “Memory Stick Duo” while the camera is a “Memory Stick Duo”. There are access lamp is lighted, as the internal memory two types of “Memory Stick”. data or “Memory Stick Duo” data may be destroyed. Always protect your data by making “Memory Stick Duo”: you can use a a

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Notes on the LCD screen and lens The pictures used in this manual  The LCD screen is manufactured using The photographs used as examples of pictures in extremely high-precision technology so over this manual are reproduced images, and are not 99.4% of the pixels are operational for effective actual images shot using this camera. use. However, there may be some tiny black points and/or bright points (white, red, blue or Do not use/store the camera in the green in color) that constantly appe

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Charging method of the internal On operating temperatures rechargeable battery Your camera is designed for use under the Insert batteries with enough capacity in the temperatures between 0°C and 40°C (32°F and camera, and leave the camera for 24 hours or more 104°F). (In case of alkaline batteries/Oxy Nickel with the power off. Primary Battery, the temperatures are between 5°C and 40°C (41°F and 104°F).) Shooting in extremely cold or hot places that exceed this range is not recommended.

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Table of contents Read this first ............................................................................................5 Notes on using your camera .....................................................................6 Preparation 10 Check the accessories (supplied) ...........................................................10 Insert the batteries ..................................................................................10 Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied)................

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Preparation Check the accessories (supplied) Accessories (supplied) list  LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries (2)  A/V cable (1)  USB cable (1)  Wrist strap (1)  CD-ROM (Cyber-shot application software, handbook “Cyber-shot Handbook”) (1)  Operating instructions for digital still camera “Instruction Manual” (this manual) (1) Attach the wrist strap The camera is a precision instrument. Be careful not to bump the lens or the LCD screen, and not to apply force to it. Attach the strap to preven

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Preparation Batteries you can and cannot use with your camera Battery type supplied supported rechargeable LR6 (size AA) alkaline batteries aa – HR 15/51:HR6 (size AA) Nickel-Metal Hydride – aa batteries* ZR6 (size AA) Oxy Nickel Primary Battery – a – Manganese batteries** – – – Lithium batteries** – – – Ni-Cd batteries** – – – * NH-AA-2DB twin pack, etc. **Operating performance cannot be ensured if voltage drops or other problems are caused by the nature of the battery. WARNING Battery may exp

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 The values shown for alkaline battery are based on commercial norms, and do not apply to all alkaline batteries in all conditions. The values may vary, depending on the battery manufacturer/type, environmental conditions, product setting, etc.  The alkaline battery (supplied) is for trial use only. You may need to purchase an additional battery for regular camera use. Insert a “Memory Stick Duo” (not supplied) Terminal side 2 1 1 2 Insert the “Memory Stick Duo” all the way in until it cli

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Preparation Movie recording time (Units: hour : minute : second) Capacity Internal 64MB 128MB 256MB 512MB Size memory 320 × 240 0:01:20 0:03:20 0:06:40 0:12:50 0:25:20 Getting started A C POWER lamp B D Turn the power on/off To turn on, press POWER (A). The POWER lamp lights up. To turn off, press POWER again. The POWER lamp goes out.  When turning on the power, do not touch the lens portion as the cover opens and the lens portion extends. Also, do not leave the camera with the lens portion e

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Now you can adjust the date and time. 1 Select the desired date display format with v/V, then press z. 2 Select each item with b/B and set the numeric value with v/V, then press z. 3 Select [OK] with B, then press z.  To cancel, select [Cancel] and press z. 123 Clock Set Clock Set Clock Set Y/M/D Y/M/D Y/M/D M/D/Y M/D/Y M/D/Y D/M/Y D/M/Y D/M/Y 2006/: / 12 00 2006/: / 12 00 2006/: 1 / 1 10 30 1 1 OK 1 1 OK OK AM AM AM Cancel Cancel Cancel To turn off the (Setup) menu screen Press MENU. C

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Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) A B Hold the camera Position the subject in the center of the focus frame Hints for preventing blur Hold the camera steadily, keeping your arms at your side. Also, you can stabilize the camera by leaning against a tree or a building beside you. Using a tripod may be effective. Also, using the flash in dark places is also recommended. Shoot an image 1 Select a mode (A). Still image: Select . Movie: Select .

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To shoot an image using the zoom Press T (telephoto) to zoom in, or W (wide angle) to zoom out when composing your shot. VGA VGA W T 30 W T 30 1.1 5.0  You cannot change the zoom scale while shooting a movie.  When the zoom scale exceeds 3×, the camera uses [Digital Zoom]. To shoot an image using the mode dial 1 Set the mode dial to the desired still image shooting mode. 2 Shoot with the shutter button. Auto adjustment mode ( ) Adjusts settings automatically for easy shooting. Scene Selection

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Shoot images easily (Auto adjustment mode) To shoot an image using the control button Selecting a flash mode for still images ( ) Before you shoot, press v () on the control button repeatedly until the desired mode is selected. No indicator Strobes if it is dark or against light (default setting) Flash forced on SL Slow synchro (Flash forced on) The shutter speed slows down in low light to capture details of background that is out of flash light range. Flash forced off  Flash range (when [ISO]

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View/delete images A B C To view images 1Select (A). 2 Select an image with b/B (B). 3 Movie only : Press z (B). Rewind/Fast forward: b/B (Return to normal playback: z) Stop playback: z  Sound is not output during movie playback on this camera. Sound can be heard when viewing a movie on a computer or TV. To delete images 1 Display the image you want to delete and press (Delete) (C). 2 Select [Delete] with v, then press z (B).  To cancel the deletion, select [Exit], then press z in step 2. T

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View/delete images To view/delete an image using the zoom button To view an enlarged image (playback zoom) While displaying a still image, press to zoom in on the image. To undo the zoom, press . Adjust the portion: v/V/b/B Cancel playback zoom: z Viewing an index screen While displaying a still image, press (Index), then select an image with v/V/b/B. To return to the single-image screen, press z. To display the next (previous) index screen, press b/B. To delete images in index mode 1 While a

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Printing images Printing images using a PictBridge compliant printer Even if you do not have a computer, you can print images shot using your camera by connecting the camera directly to a PictBridge compliant printer.  “PictBridge” is based on the CIPA standard. (CIPA: Camera & Imaging Products Association) Notes:  You cannot print movies.  If the indicator flashes on the screen of the camera for about five seconds (error notification), check the connected printer.  For further details on

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