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4-273-500-12(1) DSC-HX7/HX7V Digital Still Camera Instruction Manual
GB 2 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 your Sony dealer regarding this product. Model No. DSC-HX7/DSC-HX7V Serial No. ______________________________ Model No. AC-UB10/UB10B Serial No. ______________________________ 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 INSTRUCTIONS If the shape of the plug does not fit the power outlet, use an attachment plug adaptor of the proper configuration for the power outlet. [ Battery pack If the battery pack is mishandled, the battery pack can burst, cause a fire or even chemical burns. Observe the following cautions. • Do not disassemble. • Do not crush and do not expose the battery pack to any shock or force such as hammering, dropping or stepping on it. • Do not short circuit and do not allow metal objects to come into contact with the battery terminals. • Do not expose to high temperature above 60°C (140°F) such as in direct sunlight or in a car parked in the sun. • Do not incinerate or dispose of in fire. English WARNING CAUTION
GB 3 • Do not handle damaged or leaking lithium ion batteries. • 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. [ AC Adaptor Connect the AC Adaptor to the nearest wall outlet (wall socket). If some trouble occurs while using the AC Adaptor, immediately shut off the power by disconnecting the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket). The power cord (mains lead), if supplied, is designed specifically for use with this camera only, and should not be used with other electrical equipment. [ RECYCLING LITHIUM-ION BATTERIES Lithium-Ion batteries are recyclable. You can help preserve our environment by returning your used rechargeable batteries to the collection and recycling location nearest you. For more information regarding recycling of rechargeable batteries, call toll free 1-800-822-8837, or visit http://www.rbrc.org/ Caution: Do not handle damaged or leaking Lithium-Ion batteries. [ Battery pack 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 interference that may cause undesired operation. This Class B digital apparatus complies with Canadian ICES-003. 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. For Customers in the U.S.A. and Canada For Customers in the U.S.A.
GB 4 [ Regulatory Information [ CAUTION You are cautioned that any changes or modifications not expressly approved in this manual could void your authority to operate this equipment. [ 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 interference will not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct the interference by one or more of the following measures: – Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna. – Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver. – Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to which the receiver is connected. – Consult the dealer or an experienced radio/TV technician for help. The supplied interface cable must be used with the equipment in order to comply with the limits for a digital device pursuant to Subpart B of Part 15 of FCC Rules. Declaration of Conformity Trade Name: SONY Model No.: DSC-HX7V Responsible Party: Sony Electronics Inc. Address: 16530 Via Esprillo, San Diego, CA 92127 U.S.A. Telephone No.: 858-942-2230 This device complies with Part15 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 interference that may cause undesired operation.
GB 5 Hereby, Sony Corporation, declares that this DSC-HX7V Digital Still Camera is in compliance with the essential requirements and other relevant provisions of the Directive 1999/5/EC. For details, please access the following URL: http://www.compliance.sony.de/ [ Notice for the customers in the countries applying EU Directives The manufacturer of this product is Sony 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 guarantee matters please refer to the addresses given in separate service or guarantee documents. This product has been tested and found compliant with the limits set out in the EMC regulation for using connection cables shorter than 3 meters (9.8 feet). [ Attention The electromagnetic fields at the specific frequencies may influence the picture and sound of this unit. [ Notice If static electricity or electromagnetism causes data transfer to discontinue midway (fail), restart the application or disconnect and connect the communication cable (USB, etc.) again. [ 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 for the environment and human health, which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of this product. The recycling of materials will help to conserve natural resources. For more detailed information about recycling of this product, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. For Customers in Europe
GB 6 [ Disposal of waste batteries (applicable in the European Union and other European countries with separate collection systems) This symbol on the battery or on the packaging indicates that the battery provided with this product shall not be treated as household waste. On certain batteries this symbol might be used in combination with a chemical symbol. The chemical symbols for mercury (Hg) or lead (Pb) are added if the battery contains more than 0.0005% mercury or 0.004% lead. By ensuring these batteries are disposed of correctly, you will help prevent potentially negative consequences for the environment and human health which could otherwise be caused by inappropriate waste handling of the battery. The recycling of the materials will help to conserve natural resources. In case of products that for safety, performance or data integrity reasons require a permanent connection with an incorporated battery, this battery should be replaced by qualified service staff only. To ensure that the battery will be treated properly, hand over the product at end-of-life to the applicable collection point for the recycling of electrical and electronic equipment. For all other batteries, please view the section on how to remove the battery from the product safely. Hand the battery over to the applicable collection point for the recycling of waste batteries. For more detailed information about recycling of this product or battery, please contact your local Civic Office, your household waste disposal service or the shop where you purchased the product. 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 mark) must be used. If the plug supplied with this equipment has a detachable fuse cover, be sure to attach the fuse cover after you change the fuse. Never use the plug without the fuse cover. If you should lose the fuse cover, please contact your nearest Sony service station. Notice for customers in the United Kingdom
GB 7 For details on advanced operations, please read “Cyber-shot User Guide” (HTML) on the CD-ROM (supplied) using a computer. For Windows users: 1 Click [User Guide] t [Install]. 2 Start “User Guide” from the shortcut on the desktop. For Macintosh users: 1 Select the [User Guide] folder and copy [eng] folder stored in [User Guide] folder to your computer. 2 After copying is complete, double-click “index.html” in [eng] folder. • Rechargeable battery pack NP-BG1 (1)/Battery case (1) • Multi-use terminal USB cable (1) • AC Adaptor AC-UB10/UB10B (1) • Power cord (mains lead) (not supplied in the USA and Canada) (1) • Wrist strap (1) • CD-ROM (1) – Cyber-shot application software – “Cyber-shot User Guide” • Instruction Manual (this manual) (1) Refer to “Cyber-shot User Guide” (HTML) on supplied CD-ROM Checking the accessories supplied Insert the CD-ROM into the CD-ROM drive.
GB 8 A Shutter button B Mode dial C For shooting: W/T (Zoom) lever For viewing: (Playback zoom) lever/ (Index) lever D Flash E ON/OFF (Power) button F Power/Charge lamp G GPS sensor (built-in, DSC- HX7V only) H Microphone I Self-timer lamp/Smile Shutter lamp/AF illuminator J Lens K (TransferJet™) mark L LCD screen M (Playback) button N Control wheel O MOVIE (Movie) button P HDMI connector Q Hook for wrist strap R / (In-Camera Guide/Delete) button S MENU button T Speaker U Tripod receptacle • Use a tripod with a screw less than 5.5 mm (7/32 inches) long. Otherwise, you cannot firmly secure the camera, and damage to the camera may occur. V Multi connector (Type3b) W Battery/memory card cover X Battery insertion slot Y Battery eject lever Z Memory card slot wj Access lamp Identifying parts
GB 9 Inserting the battery pack 1 Open the cover. 2 Insert the battery pack. • While pressing the battery eject lever, insert the battery pack as illustrated. Make sure that the battery eject lever locks after insertion. Charging the battery pack Eject lever Power cord (Mains lead) For customers in the USA, Canada For customers in countries/regions other than the USA and Canada Power/Charge lamp Lit: Charging Off: Charging finished Flash: Charging error
GB 10 • When the Power/Charge lamp on the camera does not lit even if the AC Adaptor is connected to the camera and the wall outlet (wall socket), it indicates that the charging stops temporarily on standby. The charging stops and enters the standby status automatically when the temperature is outside of the recommended operating temperature. When the temperature gets back within the appropriate range, the charging resumes. We recommend charging the battery pack in an ambient temperature of between 10°C to 30°C (50ºF to 86ºF). • Connect the AC Adaptor (supplied) to the nearest wall outlet (wall socket). If any malfunctions occur while using the AC Adaptor, disconnect the plug from the wall outlet (wall socket) immediately to disconnect the power source. • When charging is finished, disconnect the AC Adaptor from the wall outlet (wall socket). • Be sure to use only genuine Sony brand battery packs, multi-use terminal USB cable (supplied) and AC Adaptor (supplied). 1 Connect the camera and the AC Adaptor (supplied), using the multi-use terminal USB cable (supplied). 2 Connect the AC Adaptor to the wall outlet (wall socket). The Power/Charge lamp lights orange, and charging starts. • Turn off the camera while charging the battery. • You can charge the battery pack even when it is partially charged. • When the Power/Charge lamp flashes and charging is not finished, remove and re-insert the battery pack. Notes
GB 11 x Charging by connecting to a computer The battery pack can be charged by connecting the camera to a computer using a multi-use terminal USB cable. • Note the following points when charging via a computer: – If the camera is connected to a laptop computer that is not connected to a power source, the laptop battery level decreases. Do not charge for an extended period of time. – Do not turn on/off or restart the computer, or wake the computer resume from sleep mode when a USB connection has been established between the computer and the camera. The camera may cause a malfunction. Before turning on/off, or restarting the computer or waking the computer from sleep mode, disconnect the camera and the computer. – No guarantees are made for charging using a custom-built computer or a modified computer. x Charging time The charging time is approximately 270 min. using the AC Adaptor (supplied). • The above charging time applies when charging a fully depleted battery pack at a temperature of 25°C (77°F). Charging may take longer depending on conditions of use and circumstances. Note Note
GB 12 x Battery life and number of images you can record and view • The above number of images applies when the battery pack is fully charged. The number of images may decrease depending on the conditions of use. • The number of images that can be recorded is for shooting under the following conditions: – Using Sony “Memory Stick PRO Duo” (Mark2) media (sold separately) – The battery pack is used at an ambient temperature of 25°C (77°F). – [GPS setting] is set to [Off] (DSC-HX7V only). • The number for “Shooting (still images)” is based on the CIPA standard, and is for shooting under the following conditions: (CIPA: Camera & Imaging Products Association) – DISP (Display Setting) is set to [ON]. – Shooting once every 30 seconds. – The zoom is switched alternately between the W and T ends. – The flash strobes once every two times. – The power turns on and off once every ten times. • The battery life for movies applies shooting under the following conditions: – Movie quality: AVCHD HQ – When continuous shooting ends because of set limits (page 22), press the MOVIE (Movie) button again and continue shooting. Shooting functions such as the zoom do not operate. Battery life Number of images Shooting (still images) Approx. 150 min. Approx. 300 images Viewing (still images) Approx. 220 min. Approx. 4400 images Shooting (movies) Approx. 70 min. — Notes
GB 13 x Supplying power The camera can be supplied with power from the wall outlet (wall socket) by connecting to the AC Adaptor, using the multi-use terminal USB cable (supplied). You can import images to a computer without worrying about wearing down the battery pack by connecting the camera to a computer using the multi-use terminal USB cable. • Power cannot be supplied when the battery pack is not inserted in the camera. • Power supply from the wall outlet (wall socket) is available only when the camera is in playback mode or when a connection is made between the camera and a computer. If the camera is in shooting mode or while you are changing the settings of the camera, power is not supplied even if you make a USB connection using the multi-use terminal USB cable. • If you connect the camera and a computer using the multi-use terminal USB cable when the camera is in playback mode, the display on the camera is changed from the playback screen to the USB connection screen. Press (Playback) button to switch to the playback screen. Notes Inserting a memory card (sold separately) 1 Open the cover. 2 Insert the memory card (sold separately). • With the notched corner facing as illustrated, insert the memory card until it clicks into place. 3 Close the cover. • Closing the cover with the battery inserted incorrectly may damage the camera. Ensure the notched corner faces correctly.
GB 14 x Memory cards that you can use • In this manual, products in A are collectively referred to as “Memory Stick Duo” media, and products in B are collectively referred to as SD card. x To remove the memory card/battery pack Memory card: Push the memory card in once. Battery pack: Slide the battery eject lever. Be sure not to drop the battery pack. • Never remove the memory card/battery pack when the access lamp (page 8) is lit. This may cause damage to data in the memory card/internal memory. Memory card For still images For movies A Memory Stick PRO Duo a a (Mark2 only) Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo a a Memory Stick Duo a — B SD memory card a a (Class 4 or faster) SDHC memory card a a (Class 4 or faster) SDXC memory card a a (Class 4 or faster) Note
GB 15 Setting the clock 1 Press the ON/OFF (Power) button. Date & Time setting is displayed when you press the ON/OFF (Power) button for the first time. • It may take time for the power to turn on and allow operation. 2 Select a desired language. 3 Select the desired area following the instructions on the screen, then press z. 4 Set [Date & Time Format], [Daylight Savings] or [Summer Time] and [Date & Time], then select [OK] t [OK]. • Midnight is indicated as 12:00 AM, and noon as 12:00 PM. 5 Select the desired display color and the GPS setting (DSC-HX7V only), following the instructions on the screen. • The battery pack will run out quickly if you set [GPS setting] to [On] (DSC-HX7V only). 6 When an [In-Camera Guide] introductory message is appeared on the screen, select [OK]. Control Wheel ON/OFF (Power) Power/Charge lamp (green) Select items: v/V/b/B Set the numeric value of date and time: / Set: z
GB 16 Shooting still images Shooting movies • The sound of the lens and lever operating will be recorded when the zoom function operates while shooting a movie. The sound of the MOVIE button operating may also be recorded when movie recording is finished. • Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes at one time at the camera’s default settings and when the temperature is approximately 25°C (77°F). When movie recording is finished, you can restart recording by pressing the MOVIE button again. Recording may stop to protect the camera depending on the ambient temperature. Shooting still images/movies 1 Press the shutter button halfway down to focus. When the image is in focus, a beep sounds and the z indicator lights. 2 Press the shutter button fully down. 1 Press the MOVIE (Movie) button to start recording. • Use the W/T (zoom) lever to change the zoom scale. 2 Press the MOVIE button again to stop recording. Notes Mode dial Shutter button W: zoom out T: zoom in : Intelligent Auto : Movie Mode MOVIE
GB 17 x Selecting next/previous image Select an image by pressing B (next)/b (previous) on the control wheel or by turning the control wheel. Press z in the center of the control wheel to view movies. x Deleting an image 1 Press / (Delete) button. 2 Select [This Image] with v on the control wheel, then press z. x Returning to shooting images Press the shutter button halfway down. Viewing images 1 Press the (Playback) button. • When images on a memory card recorded with other cameras are played back on this camera, the registration screen for the data file appears. (Playback) Control wheel / (Delete) W: zoom out T: zoom in Select images: B (next)/b (previous) or turn the control wheel Set: z
GB 18 This camera contains an internal function guide. This allows you to search the camera’s functions according to your needs. In-Camera Guide 1 Press the / (In-Camera Guide) button. • When viewing images, [Delete/In-Camera Guide] is displayed. Select [In-Camera Guide]. 2 Select a search method from [In-Camera Guide]. Shoot/ playback guide: Search for various operation functions in shooting/viewing mode. Icon guide: Search the function and meaning of displayed icons. Troubleshooting: Search common problems and their solution. Objective guide: Search functions according to your needs. Keyword: Search functions by key words. History: Display the last 12 items displayed in [In-Camera Guide]. / (In-Camera Guide)
GB 19 Other functions used when shooting or playing back can be operated using the control wheel or MENU button on the camera. This camera is equipped with a Function Guide that allows you to easily select from the functions. While displaying the guide, try the other functions. x Control wheel DISP (Display Setting): Allows you to change the screen display. (Self-Timer): Allows you to use the self-timer. (Burst Settings): Allows you to use the burst shooting mode. (Flash): Allows you to select a flash mode for still images. x Menu Items Shooting Introduction of other functions Movie shooting scene Select movie recording mode. 3D Shooting Select the 3D image shooting mode. Scene Selection Select pre-set settings to match various scene conditions. Easy Mode Shoot still images using minimal functions. Defocus Effect Set the level of background defocus effect when shooting in Background Defocus mode. Still Image Size/ Panorama Image Size/Movie Size/ Movie Quality Select the image size and the quality for still images, panoramic images or movie files. EV Adjust the exposure manually. MENU Control wheel Function Guide
GB 20 * DSC-HX7V only Viewing ISO Adjust the luminous sensitivity. White Balance Adjust color tones of an image. Focus Select the focus method. Metering Mode Select the metering mode that sets which part of the subject to measure to determine the exposure. Burst Shooting Interval Select the number of images taken per second for Burst shooting. Bracket Setting Set the type of the bracket shooting. Scene Recognition Set to automatically detect shooting conditions. Soft Skin Effect Set the Soft Skin Effect and the effect level. Smile Shutter Set to the camera automatically release the shutter when a smile is detected. Smile Detection Sensitivity Set the Smile Shutter function sensitivity for detecting smiles. Face Detection Select to detect faces and adjust various settings automatically. Anti Blink Set to automatically shoot two images and select image in which the eyes are not blinking. Movie SteadyShot Set the strength of SteadyShot in Movie Mode. Position Information* Check triangulating status. In-Camera Guide Search the camera’s functions according to your needs. Slideshow Select a method of continuous playback. 3D Viewing Set to play back images shot in 3D mode on a 3D TV. Send by TransferJet Transfer data by closely aligning two products equipped with TransferJet. View Mode Select the display format for images. Display Burst Group Select to display burst images in groups or display all images during playback.
GB 21 x Setting items If you press the MENU button while shooting or during playback, (Settings) is provided as a final selection. You can change the default settings on the (Settings) screen. *1 DSC-HX7V only *2If a memory card is not inserted, (Internal Memory Tool) will be displayed and only [Format] can be selected. Retouch Retouch an image using various effects. Delete Delete an image. Protect Protect the images. Print (DPOF) Add a print order mark to a still image. Rotate Rotate a still image to the left or right. In-Camera Guide Search the camera’s functions according to your needs. Shooting Settings Movie format/AF Illuminator/Grid Line/Digital Zoom/ Wind Noise Reduct./Red Eye Reduction/Blink Alert/ Write Date Main Settings Beep/Panel Brightness/Language Setting/Display color/ Demo Mode/Initialize/Function Guide/CTRL FOR HDMI/USB Connect Setting/USB Power Supply/LUN Setting/Download Music/Empty Music/GPS setting *1 / GPS assist data *1 /TransferJet/Eye-Fi/Power Save Memory Card Tool *2 Format/Create REC.Folder/Change REC.Folder/Delete REC.Folder/Copy/File Number Clock Settings Area Setting/Date & Time Setting/Auto Clock ADJ *1 / Auto Area ADJ *1
GB 22 The number of still images and recordable time may vary depending on the shooting conditions and the memory card. x Still images (Units: Images) x Movies The table below shows the approximate maximum recording times. These are the total times for all movie files. Continuous shooting is possible for approximately 29 minutes. The maximum size of an MP4-format movie file is up to approximately 2 GB. (h (hour), m (minute)) The number in ( ) is the minimum recordable time. • The recordable time of movies varies because the camera is equipped with VBR (Variable Bit Rate), which automatically adjusts image quality depending on the shooting scene. When you record a fast-moving subject, the image is clearer but the recordable time is shorter because more memory is required for recording. The recordable time also varies depending on the shooting conditions, the subject or the image quality/size settings. Number of still images and recordable time of movies Capacity Size Internal memory Memory card Approx. 19 MB 2 GB 16M 3 335 VGA 98 9600 16:9(12M) 3 355 Capacity Size Internal memory Memory card Approx. 19 MB 2 GB AVC HD 24M (FX) — 10m (10m) AVC HD 9M (HQ) — 25m (15m) MP4 12M — 15m MP4 3M — 1h 10m
GB 23 Functions built into this camera • This manual describes each of the functions of TransferJet compatible/ incompatible devices, 1080 60i-compatible devices and 1080 50i-compatible devices. – To determine whether your camera supports the GPS function, check the model name of your camera. GPS-compatible: DSC-HX7V GPS-incompatible: DSC-HX7 – To check if your camera supports the TransferJet function, and whether it is a 1080 60i-compatible device or 1080 50i-compatible device, check for the following marks on the bottom of the camera. TransferJet-compatible device: (TransferJet) 1080 60i-compatible device: 60i 1080 50i-compatible device: 50i • In an airplane, make sure to turn off the camera following cabin announcements. • Do not watch 3D images shot with this camera for extended periods of time on 3D-compatible monitors. • When you view 3D images shot with this camera on a 3D-compatible monitor, you may experience discomfort in the form of eye strain, fatigue, or nausea. To prevent these symptoms, we recommend that you take regular breaks. However, you need to determine for yourself the length and frequency of breaks you require, as they vary according to the individual. If you experience any type of discomfort, stop viewing the 3D images until you feel better, and consult a physician as necessary. Also refer to the operating instructions supplied with the device or software you have connected or are using with this camera. Note that a child’s eyesight is still at the development stage (particularly children below the age of 6). Consult a pediatrician or ophthalmologist before letting your child view 3D images, and make sure he/she observes the above precautions when viewing such images. On GPS-compatible devices (DSC-HX7V only) • Use GPS in accordance with regulations of countries and regions where you use it. • If you do not record the direction or location information, set [GPS setting] to [Off]. On use and care Avoid rough handling, disassembling, modifying, physical shock, or impact such as hammering, dropping, or stepping on the product. Be particularly careful of the lens. Notes on using the camera
GB 24 Notes on recording/playback • Before you start recording, make a trial recording to make sure that the camera is working correctly. • The camera is neither dust-proof, nor splash-proof, nor water-proof. • Avoid exposing the camera to water. If water enters inside the camera, a malfunction may occur. In some cases, the camera cannot be repaired. • Do not aim the camera at the sun or other bright light. It may cause the malfunction of the camera. • If moisture condensation occurs, remove it before using the camera. • Do not shake or strike the camera. It may cause a malfunction and you may not be able to record images. Furthermore, the recording media may become unusable or image data may be damaged. Do not use/store the camera in the following places • In an extremely hot, cold or humid place In places such as in a car parked in the sun, the camera body may become deformed and this may cause a malfunction. • Under direct sunlight or near a heater The camera body may become discolored or deformed, and this may cause a malfunction. • In a location subject to rocking vibration • Near a location that generates strong radio waves, emits radiation or is strongly magnetic place. Otherwise, the camera may not properly record or play back images. • In sandy or dusty places Be careful not to let sand or dust get into the camera. This may cause the camera to malfunction, and in some cases this malfunction cannot be repaired. On carrying Do not sit down in a chair or other place with the camera in the back pocket of your trousers or skirt, as this may cause malfunction or damage the camera. Notes on the LCD screen and lens The LCD screen is manufactured using extremely high-precision technology so over 99.99% of the pixels are operational for effective use. However, some tiny black and/or bright dots (white, red, blue or green) may appear on the LCD screen. These dots are a normal result of the manufacturing process, and do not affect the recording. Grip If dark materials or leather rub against the grip, in some cases the color of the grip may change. On camera’s temperature Your camera and battery may get hot due to continuous use, but it is not a malfunction.
GB 25 On the overheat protection Depending on the camera and battery temperature, you may be unable to record movies or the power may turn off automatically to protect the camera. A message will be displayed on the LCD screen before the power turns off or you can no longer record movies. In this case, leave the power off and wait until the camera and battery temperature goes down. If you turn on the power without letting the camera and battery cool enough, the power may turn off again or you may be unable to record movies. On charging the battery If you charge a battery that has not been used for a long time, you may be unable to charge it to the proper capacity. This is due to the battery characteristics, and is not a malfunction. Charge the battery again. Warning on copyright Television programs, films, videotapes, and other materials may be copyrighted. Unauthorized recording of such materials may be contrary to the provisions of the copyright laws. No compensation for damaged content or recording failure Sony cannot compensate for failure to record or loss or damage of recorded content due to a malfunction of the camera or recording media, etc. Cleaning the camera surface Clean the camera surface with a soft cloth slightly moistened with water, then wipe the surface with a dry cloth. To prevent damage to the finish or casing: – Do not expose the camera to chemical products such as thinner, benzine, alcohol, disposable cloths, insect repellent, sunscreen or insecticide.
GB 26 Camera [System] Image device: 7.77 mm (1/2.3 type) Exmor R CMOS sensor Total pixel number of camera: Approx. 16.8 Megapixels Effective pixel number of camera: Approx. 16.2 Megapixels Lens: Sony G 10× zoom lens f = 4.25 mm – 42.5 mm (25 mm – 250 mm (35 mm film equivalent)) F3.5 (W) – F5.5 (T) While shooting movies (16:9): 28 mm – 280 mm While shooting movies (4:3): 34 mm – 340 mm SteadyShot: Optical Exposure control: Automatic exposure, Manual exposure, Scene Selection (15 modes) White balance: Automatic, Daylight, Cloudy, Fluorescent 1/2/3, Incandescent, Flash, One Push Signal format: For 1080 50i: PAL color, CCIR standards HDTV 1080/50i specification For 1080 60i: NTSC color, EIA standards HDTV 1080/60i specification File format: Still images: JPEG (DCF Ver. 2.0, Exif Ver. 2.3, MPF Baseline) compliant, DPOF compatible 3D still images: MPO (MPF Extended (Disparity Image)) compliant Movies (AVCHD format): AVCHD Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio: Dolby Digital 2ch, equipped with Dolby Digital Stereo Creator • Manufactured under license from Dolby Laboratories. Movies (MP4 format): Video: MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 Audio: MPEG-4 AAC-LC 2ch Recording media: Internal Memory (Approx. 19 MB), “Memory Stick Duo” media, SD cards Flash: Flash range (ISO sensitivity (Recommended Exposure Index) set to Auto): Approx. 0.05 m to 4.8 m (2 inches to 15 feet 9 inches) (W)/ Approx. 1.0 m to 3.1 m (3 feet 3 3/8 inches to 10 feet 2 1/8 inches) (T) [Input and Output connectors] HDMI connector: HDMI mini jack Multi connector: Type3b (AV-out/USB/DC-in): Video output Audio output (Stereo) USB communication USB communication: Hi-Speed USB (USB 2.0) Specifications
GB 27 [LCD screen] LCD panel: 7.5 cm (3.0 type) TFT drive Total number of dots: 921 600 (640 × 3 (RGB) × 480) dots [Power, general] Power: Rechargeable battery pack NP-BG1, 3.6 V NP-FG1 (sold separately), 3.6 V AC Adaptor AC-UB10/UB10B, 5 V Power consumption (during shooting): 1.1 W Operating temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) Storage temperature: –20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F) Dimensions (CIPA compliant): 101.6 mm × 57.6 mm × 28.6 mm (4 inches × 2 3/8 inches × 1 3/16 inches) (W/H/D) Mass (CIPA compliant) (including NP- BG1 battery pack, “Memory Stick Duo” media): Approx. 178 g (6.3 oz) Microphone: Stereo Speaker: Monaural Exif Print: Compatible PRINT Image Matching III: Compatible AC Adaptor AC-UB10/UB10B Power requirements: AC 100 V to 240 V, 50 Hz/60 Hz, 70 mA Output voltage: DC 5 V, 0.5 A Operating temperature: 0 °C to 40 °C (32 °F to 104 °F) Storage temperature: –20 °C to +60 °C (–4 °F to +140 °F) Dimensions: Approx. 50 mm × 22 mm × 54 mm (2 inches × 7/8 inches × 2 1/4 inches) (W/H/D) Mass: For the USA and Canada: Approx. 48 g (1.7 oz) For countries or regions other than the USA and Canada: Approx. 43 g (1.5 oz) Rechargeable battery pack NP-BG1 Used battery: Lithium-ion battery Maximum voltage: DC 4.2 V Nominal voltage: DC 3.6 V Maximum charge voltage: DC 4.2 V Maximum charge current: 1.44 A Capacity: typical: 3.4 Wh (960 mAh) minimum: 3.3 Wh (910 mAh) Design and specifications are subject to change without notice.
GB 28 Trademarks • The following marks are trademarks of Sony Corporation. , “Cyber-shot,” “Memory Stick PRO Duo,” “Memory Stick PRO-HG Duo,” “Memory Stick Duo” • Windows is registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other countries. • Macintosh is registered trademark of Apple Inc. • SDXC logo is a trademark of SD-3C, LLC. • “ ” and “PlayStation” are registered trademarks of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. • In addition, system and product names used in this manual are, in general, trademarks or registered trademarks of their respective developers or manufacturers. However, the ™ or ® marks are not used in all cases in this manual. • Add further enjoyment with your PlayStation 3 by downloading the application for PlayStation 3 from PlayStation Store (where available.) • The application for PlayStation 3 requires PlayStation Network account and application download. Accessible in areas where the PlayStation Store is available. Printed using VOC (Volatile Organic Compound)-free vegetable oil based ink. Additional information on this product and answers to frequently asked questions can be found at our Customer Support Website.
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