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Getting started ________________________
Shooting still images __________________
Digital Still Camera
Viewing still images ___________________
Before operating the unit, please read this manual thoroughly, and retain Enjoying movies ______________________
it for future reference.
Deleting images _______________________
The model and serial numbers are located on the bottom. Record the
serial number in the space provided below. Refer to the
If you have any questions about this product, Note: WARNING you may call: This equipment has been tested and found to Sony Customer Information Services Center comply with the limits for a Class B digital To prevent fire or shock hazard, do 1-800-222-SONY (7669) device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. not expose the unit to rain or These limits are designed to provide moisture. The number below is for the FCC related reasonable protection against harmful matters only. interfe
Notice For the Customers in the U.S.A. Notice for the customers in the If static electricity or electromagnetism causes and Canada United Kingdom data transfer to discontinue midway (fail), restart the application or disconnect and A moulded plug complying with BS1363 is fitted connect the USB cable again. to this equipment for your safety and RECYCLING NICKEL METAL convenience. HYDRIDE BATTERIES Certain countries may regulate disposal of the Should the fuse in the plug supplied need t
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. techno
How to hold the camera 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. “Memory Stick PRO” and Do not get the camera wet are trademarks of Sony Corporation. When taking pictures outdoors i
Table of contents Before using your camera ......................... 4 Shooting five images continuously Enjoying images on your How to hold the camera ............................ 5 — Burst.......................................... 31 computer Identifying the parts .................................. 8 Adding special effects Copying images to your computer — Picture Effect ............................ 32 Getting started — For Windows users ....................47 Viewing still images Installi
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 7
Identifying the parts See the pages in parentheses for details of operation. 1 A Shutter button (20) 5 B POWER button (14) 2 C POWER lamp (14) D Lens cover (14) 3 E Mode switch : To view images (34) : To shoot still images (20) To shoot five images 6 4 continuously (31) : To shoot movies (41) 7 F Flash (23) G Lens 8 H Self-timer lamp (23) 8
Attaching the neck strap A LCD screen B (Flash charge) lamp (orange) (24) 6 C MENU button (15) D Control button 1 Menu on: v/V (15) 7 Menu off: /SCENE (23, 28) 2 E EXEC/ (Enlarged playback) 8 button (15, 38) F Hook for neck strap 3 9 G Battery/“Memory Stick” cover H OPEN button (12) 4 0 I Access lamp (17) J (USB) jack (51) qa K USB jack cover L RESET button (bottom surface) 5 qs (59) 9
Getting started Preparing batteries Charging the batteries Use the following batteries in this camera. CHARGE lamp To the wall outlet (wall socket) Acceptable batteries HR11/45: HR03 (size AAA) Nickel-Metal Hydride batteries (2) – NH-AAA-DA (2) (supplied) – NH-AAA-2DA twin-pack (not supplied) Power cord Batteries that cannot be used (mains lead) 1 2 Manganese batteries, lithium batteries, Ni-Cd batteries, alkaline batteries , Insert Nickel-Metal Hydride , Connect the battery charger to When
Getting started Do not peel off the external seals or damage the Charging time Notes on the Nickel-Metal batteries. Never use batteries from which the Hydride batteries Nickel-Metal Hydride Charging time seals have been partially or completely battery If the poles of the Nickel-Metal Hydride removed, or batteries that have been split in any batteries are dirty, the batteries may not charge way. These may cause leakage, explosion, or NH-AAA-DA × 2 (supplied) Approx. 6 hours properly.
Inserting the batteries 1 2 3 , Insert the batteries. , Open the battery/“Memory , 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 the cover is closed securely. From time to time, use a dry cloth to wipe any dir
Getting started 2) Battery remaining indicator Viewing still images Battery life and number of (When using Nickel-Metal images that can be recorded/ NH-AAA-DA (2) (supplied) Image Hydride batteries) viewed No. of Battery life size images (min.) As the battery power decreases with use, the The tables show the approximate battery 2.0M Approx. 3000 Approx. 150 battery remaining indicator displays the life and the number of images that can be VGA Approx. 3000 Approx. 150 amount of power rema
Using your camera Turning on/off your camera abroad Power sources POWER Auto power-off function POWER lamp You can use your camera in any country or If you do not operate the camera for about region with the supplied battery charger three minutes, the camera turns off POWER within 100 V to 240 V AC, 50/60 Hz. Use a automatically to prevent wearing down the commercially available AC plug adaptor batteries. [a], if necessary, depending on the design of However, the auto power-off function will
Getting started How to use the Setting the date and time buttons DATE NOTATION POWER DATE&TIME SET 2003 1 1 Y/M/D 12:00:00 AM POWER 2003 1 1 12:00 AM Y/M/D Control M/D/Y button D/M/Y EXEC/ MENU EXEC/ 1 2 To change the current settings of the , Slide the lens cover in the , Select the desired date display camera, bring up the menu, and use the direction of the arrow or press format with v/V on the control control button to make the changes. the POWER to turn on the button, then press EXEC
DATE&TIME SET DATE&TIME SET Y/M/D Y/M/D 2003 1 1 12:00 AM 2003 7 4 10:30 AM 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 If you make a mistake, select [CANCEL] in the items are set.
Shooting still images Shooting still images Inserting and removing a “Memory Stick” Terminal side Label side Access lamp 1 2 3 , 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 St
Setting the still image size SIZE BURST RETURN RETURN SIZEBURST 2.0M 2.0M 2.0M SIZEBURST 2.0M 2 2.0M .0M FOCUS AUTO FOCUS AUTO 2 2.0M 2.0M .0M 2.0M SELFTIMER SELFTIMER OFF OFF VG VG VGA A A VGA BURST P.EFFECT OFF V VG VG GA A A P.EFFECT OFF MENU EXEC/ EXEC/ 1 2 3 , 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] wi
Shooting still images Image size You can choose the image size (number of Number of images that can be saved in a “Memory Stick” pixels) according to the kind of images you (Units: number of images) want to shoot. The larger you make the Capacity image size, the better your image, but also 8MB 16MB 32MB 64MB 128MB MSX-256 MSX-512 MSX-1G Image size the larger the amount of data needed to 2.0M 14 29 60 122 245 445 906 1851 preserve your image. This means you can save fewer images in your “Mem
Basic still image shooting — Using auto adjustment mode 101 2 2.0M 2.0M .0M 10 AE/AF lock indicator Flashes green t Lights up 1 2 3 , 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. indicator changes from flashing to lighted The name of the folder where the image will up, the camera
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