Sony HVR-A1U - Brown University

Sony HVR-A1U - Brown University
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OF UNINSULATED hDANGEROUS
VOLTAGEv WITHIN THE PRODUCTS
ENCLOSURE THAT MAY BE OF
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4HIS SYMBOL IS INTENDED TO
ALERT THE USER TO THE PRESENCE
OF IMPORTANT OPERATING AND
MAINTENANCE SERVICING
INSTRUCTIONS IN THE LITERATURE
ACCOMPANYING THE APPLIANCE
4HIS DEVICE COMPLIES WITH 0ART OF THE &##
2ULES /PERATION IS SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING TWO
CONDITIONS
4HIS DEVICE MAY NOT CAUSE HARMFUL
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INTERFERENCE RECEIVED INCLUDING INTERFERENCE THAT
MAY CAUSE UNDESIRED OPERATION
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9OU ARE CAUTIONED THAT ANY CHANGES OR
MODIlCATIONS NOT EXPRESSLY APPROVED IN THIS
MANUAL COULD VOID YOUR AUTHORITY TO OPERATE THIS
EQUIPMENT
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4HIS EQUIPMENT HAS BEEN TESTED AND FOUND TO
COMPLY WITH THE LIMITS FOR A #LASS " DIGITAL
DEVICE PURSUANT TO 0ART OF THE &## 2ULES
4HESE LIMITS ARE DESIGNED TO PROVIDE REASONABLE
PROTECTION AGAINST HARMFUL INTERFERENCE IN A
RESIDENTIAL INSTALLATION
4HIS 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
(OWEVER THERE IS NO GUARANTEE THAT INTERFERENCE
WILL NOT OCCUR IN A PARTICULAR INSTALLATION )F
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
n 2EORIENT OR RELOCATE THE RECEIVING ANTENNA
n )NCREASE THE SEPARATION BETWEEN THE EQUIPMENT
AND RECEIVER
n #ONNECT THE EQUIPMENT INTO AN OUTLET ON A
CIRCUIT DIFFERENT FROM THAT TO WHICH THE RECEIVER
IS CONNECTED
n #ONSULT THE DEALER OR AN EXPERIENCED RADIO46
TECHNICIAN FOR HELP
4HE SUPPLIED INTERFACE CABLE MUST BE USED WITH
THE EQUIPMENT IN ORDER TO COMPLY WITH THE LIMITS
FOR A DIGITAL DEVICE PURSUANT TO 3UBPART " OF 0ART
OF &## 2ULES
.OTES ON USE
/N THE TYPES OF CASSETTE YOU CAN USE
IN YOUR CAMCORDER
9OUR CAMCORDER IS CAPABLE OF RECORDING IN
($6 $6#!- AND $6 FORMATS
7HEN RECORDING IN ($6$6 FORMAT IT IS
RECOMMENDED TO USE MINI $6 CASSETTES
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($46 BROADCASTINGS AND IN "LURAY DISC
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/N THE TYPES OF h-EMORY 3TICKv YOU
CAN USE IN YOUR CAMCORDER
4HERE ARE TWO SIZES OF h-EMORY
3TICKv 9OU CAN USE h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv MARKED WITH
OR
P /N USING THE CAMCORDER
s $O NOT HOLD THE CAMCORDER BY THE
FOLLOWING PARTS
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv 3IZE USED WITH THIS
UNIT
h-EMORY 3TICKv
9OU CANNOT USE IT IN YOUR CAMCORDER
s 9OU CANNOT USE ANY TYPE OF MEMORY CARD
EXCEPT h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s h-EMORY 3TICK 02/v AND h-EMORY
3TICK 02/ $UOv CAN BE USED ONLY
WITH h-EMORY 3TICK 02/v COMPATIBLE
EQUIPMENT
-ICROPHONE
8,2 !DAPTOR
,#$ PANEL
6IEWlNDER
"ATTERY PACK
,ENS HOOD WITH LENS
COVER
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EQUIPMENT
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INTO THE SUPPLIED -EMORY 3TICK $UO
!DAPTOR
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s 4HE CAMCORDER IS NOT DUSTPROOFED
DRIPPROOFED OR WATERPROOFED
3EE h-AINTENANCE AND PRECAUTIONSv P
s "EFORE CONNECTING YOUR CAMCORDER TO
ANOTHER DEVICE WITH A COMPONENT VIDEO
CABLE 53" OR I,).+ CABLE BE SURE TO
INSERT THE CONNECTOR PLUG IN THE PROPER
DIRECTION )F YOU INSERT THE CONNECTOR
PLUG FORCIBLY IN THE WRONG DIRECTION THE
TERMINAL MAY BE DAMAGED OR THIS MAY
CAUSE A MALFUNCTION OF YOUR CAMCORDER
/N THE MENU ITEMS ,#$ PANEL
VIEWlNDER AND LENS
s ! MENU ITEM THAT IS GRAYED OUT IS NOT
AVAILABLE UNDER THE CURRENT RECORDING OR
PLAYBACK CONDITIONS
s 4HE ,#$ SCREEN AND THE VIEWlNDER ARE
MANUFACTURED USING EXTREMELY HIGH
PRECISION TECHNOLOGY SO OVER OF
THE PIXELS ARE OPERATIONAL FOR EFFECTIVE
USE (OWEVER THERE MAY BE SOME TINY
BLACK POINTS ANDOR BRIGHT POINTS WHITE
RED BLUE OR GREEN IN COLOR THAT APPEAR
CONSTANTLY ON THE ,#$ SCREEN AND THE
VIEWlNDER 4HESE POINTS ARE NORMAL
RESULTS OF THE MANUFACTURING PROCESS AND
DO NOT AFFECT THE RECORDING IN ANY WAY
"LACK POINT
7HITE RED BLUE OR
GREEN POINT
s %XPOSING THE ,#$ SCREEN THE VIEWlNDER
OR THE LENS TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT FOR LONG
PERIODS OF TIME MAY CAUSE MALFUNCTIONS
s $O NOT AIM AT THE SUN $OING SO MIGHT
CAUSE YOUR CAMCORDER TO MALFUNCTION
4AKE PICTURES OF THE SUN ONLY IN LOW LIGHT
CONDITIONS SUCH AS AT DUSK
/N RECORDING
s "EFORE STARTING TO RECORD TEST THE
RECORDING FUNCTION TO MAKE SURE THE
PICTURE AND SOUND ARE RECORDED WITHOUT
ANY PROBLEMS
s #OMPENSATION FOR THE CONTENTS OF
RECORDINGS CANNOT BE PROVIDED EVEN IF
RECORDING OR PLAYBACK IS NOT POSSIBLE
DUE TO A MALFUNCTION OF THE CAMCORDER
STORAGE MEDIA ETC
s 46 COLOR SYSTEMS DIFFER DEPENDING ON
THE COUNTRIESREGIONS 4O VIEW YOUR
RECORDINGS ON A 46 YOU NEED AN .43#
SYSTEMBASED 46
s 4ELEVISION PROGRAMS lLMS VIDEO TAPES
AND OTHER MATERIALS MAY BE COPYRIGHTED
5NAUTHORIZED RECORDING OF SUCH MATERIALS
MAY BE CONTRARY TO THE COPYRIGHT LAWS
0LAYING BACK ($6 TAPES ON OTHER
DEVICES
! TAPE RECORDED IN THE ($6 FORMAT CANNOT
BE PLAYED BACK ON A DEVICE THAT IS NOT
COMPATIBLE WITH THE ($6 FORMAT 4HE
SCREEN APPEARS BLUE
#HECK THE CONTENTS OF TAPES BY PLAYING
THEM BACK ON THIS CAMCORDER PRIOR TO
PLAYING THEM BACK ON OTHER DEVICES
/N THIS MANUAL
s 4HE IMAGES OF THE ,#$ SCREEN AND
THE VIEWlNDER USED IN THIS MANUAL FOR
ILLUSTRATION PURPOSES ARE CAPTURED USING
A DIGITAL STILL CAMERA AND THEREFORE MAY
APPEAR DIFFERENT
s 4HE ONSCREEN DISPLAYS IN EACH LOCAL
LANGUAGE ARE USED FOR ILLUSTRATING THE
OPERATING PROCEDURES #HANGE THE SCREEN
LANGUAGE BEFORE USING YOUR CAMCORDER IF
NECESSARY
s $ESIGN AND SPECIlCATIONS OF RECORDING
MEDIA AND ACCESSORIES ARE SUBJECT TO
CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE
!BOUT THE #ARL :EISS LENS
9OUR CAMCORDER IS EQUIPPED WITH A #ARL
:EISS LENS WHICH WAS DEVELOPED JOINTLY
BY #ARL :EISS IN 'ERMANY AND 3ONY
#ORPORATION AND PRODUCES SUPERIOR IMAGES
)T ADOPTS THE -4& MEASUREMENT SYSTEM FOR
VIDEO CAMERAS AND OFFERS A QUALITY TYPICAL
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YOUR CAMCORDER IS 4
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-4& -ODULATION 4RANSFER &UNCTION 4HE
NUMBER VALUE INDICATES THE AMOUNT OF LIGHT
FROM A SUBJECT COMING INTO THE LENS
4ABLE OF #ONTENTS
.OTE ON THE ICONS USED IN THIS MANUAL
&EATURES AVAILABLE FOR THE ($6
FORMAT ONLY
&EATURES AVAILABLE FOR THE $6#!FORMAT ONLY
&EATURES AVAILABLE FOR THE $6 30
FORMAT ONLY
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%80/352%!% 3()&4
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4O MAKE THE SUBJECT STAND OUT CLEARER 4%,% -!#2/
4O USE THE !54/ ,/#+ SWITCH
4O ADJUST THE FOCUS MANUALLY
4O ENLARGE AND FOCUS ON THE IMAGE %XPANDED FOCUS
4O ADJUST THE EXPOSURE FOR BACKLIT SUBJECTS
4O RECORD IN MIRROR MODE
4O USE A TRIPOD
0LAYBACK
4O USE 0" ZOOM
4O ADJUST THE MOVIE VOLUME
2ECORDINGPLAYBACK
4O CHECK THE REMAINING BATTERY "ATTERY )NFO
9OU CAN ASSIGN FUNCTIONS TO THE !33)'. BUTTON
4O TURN OFF THE OPERATION CONlRMATION BEEP
4O INITIALIZE THE SETTINGS
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)NDICATORS DISPLAYED DURING RECORDINGPLAYBACK
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4ROUBLESHOOTING 7ARNING INDICATORS AND MESSAGES !DDITIONAL )NFORMATION
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!BOUT THE h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK
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4HE NUMBER IN THE PARENTHESES INDICATES THE
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!6 CONNECTING CABLE P h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P #OMPONENT VIDEO CABLE P 'ETTING 3TARTED
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/&& #(' 4HE DEFAULT SETTING
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SWITCH
$# ). JACK
$# PLUG
#(' CHARGE LAMP
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0OWER CORD
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#ONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR TO THE
$# ). JACK OF YOUR CAMCORDER "E
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PLUG IS FACING UP
/PEN THE
$# ). JACK COVER
4HE û MARK FACES UP
#ONNECT THE POWER CORD TO THE !#
!DAPTOR AND THE WALL OUTLET
4HE #(' CHARGE LAMP LIGHTS UP AND
CHARGING STARTS
4HE #(' CHARGE LAMP TURNS OFF
4O REMOVE THE BATTERY PACK
3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH UP TO /&&
#(' 3LIDE THE "!44 BATTERY RELEASE
LEVER AND REMOVE THE BATTERY PACK
"!44 BATTERY
RELEASE LEVER
7HEN STORING THE BATTERY PACK
&ULLY DISCHARGE THE BATTERY BEFORE STORING IT
FOR AN EXTENDED PERIOD P !PPROXIMATE TIME MIN REQUIRED WHEN
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PACK
"ATTERY PACK
#HARGING TIME
.0&- SUPPLIED
.01-$
.01-$
2ECORDING TIME
!PPROXIMATE TIME MIN AVAILABLE WHEN
YOU USE A FULLY CHARGED BATTERY PACK
'ETTING 3TARTED
WHEN THE BATTERY IS FULLY CHARGED
$ISCONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR FROM
THE $# ). JACK ON YOUR CAMCORDER
AND THE $# PLUG
$ISCONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR FROM THE
$# ). JACK HOLDING BOTH THE CAMCORDER
AND THE $# PLUG
#HARGING TIME
2ECORDING IN THE ($6 FORMAT WITH THE
8,2 ADAPTOR ATTACHED
"ATTERY PACK
.0&-
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.01-$
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.0&-
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RECORDING
TIME
4YPICAL
RECORDING
TIME
4O USE AN OUTSIDE POWER SOURCE
.01-$
9OU CAN OPERATE YOUR CAMCORDER USING THE
POWER FROM THE WALL OUTLET BY MAKING THE
SAME CONNECTIONS AS YOU DO WHEN CHARGING
THE BATTERY PACK 4HE BATTERY PACK WILL NOT
LOSE ITS CHARGE IN THIS CASE
.01-$
#ONTINUED <
3TEP #HARGING THE BATTERY PACK #ONTINUED
4OP 7HEN THE ,#$ BACKLIGHT TURNS ON
-IDDLE 7HEN THE ,#$ BACKLIGHT TURNS OFF
"OTTOM 2ECORDING TIME WHEN RECORDING WITH
THE VIEWlNDER WHILE THE ,#$ PANEL IS CLOSED
s 4YPICAL RECORDING TIME SHOWS THE TIME WHEN
YOU REPEAT RECORDING STARTSTOP TURNING THE
POWER ONOFF AND ZOOMING
0LAYING TIME
!PPROXIMATE TIME MIN AVAILABLE WHEN
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($6 FORMAT PICTURES
"ATTERY PACK
,#$ PANEL
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,#$ PANEL
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.0&-
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,#$ PANEL
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.01-$
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/N THE BATTERY PACK
s "EFORE CHANGING THE BATTERY PACK SLIDE THE
0/7%2 SWITCH UP TO /&& #('
s 4HE #(' CHARGE LAMP mASHES DURING
CHARGING OR THE BATTERY INFORMATION P WILL
NOT BE CORRECTLY DISPLAYED UNDER THE FOLLOWING
CONDITIONS
n 4HE BATTERY PACK IS NOT ATTACHED CORRECTLY
n 4HE BATTERY PACK IS DAMAGED
n 4HE BATTERY PACK IS FULLY DISCHARGED &OR
"ATTERY )NFO ONLY
s 4HE POWER WILL NOT BE SUPPLIED FROM THE BATTERY
AS LONG AS THE !# !DAPTOR IS CONNECTED TO THE
$# ). JACK OF YOUR CAMCORDER EVEN WHEN THE
POWER CORD IS DISCONNECTED FROM THE WALL OUTLET
s 5SE THE SUPPLIED OR OPTIONAL 3ONY
h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK - SERIES 9OU
CANNOT USE THE BATTERY PACK .0&- WITH YOUR
CAMCORDER
s 7HEN ATTACHING AN OPTIONAL VIDEO LIGHT IT IS
RECOMMENDED THAT YOU USE A .01-$ OR
.01-$ BATTERY PACK
/N THE CHARGINGRECORDINGPLAYBACK TIME
s 4IMES MEASURED WITH THE CAMCORDER AT
—# —& TO —# —& TO —& IS
RECOMMENDED
s 4HE RECORDING AND PLAYBACK TIME WILL BE
SHORTER WHEN YOU USE YOUR CAMCORDER IN LOW
TEMPERATURES
s 4HE RECORDING AND PLAYBACK TIME WILL BE SHORTER
DEPENDING ON THE CONDITIONS UNDER WHICH YOU
USE YOUR CAMCORDER
/N THE !# !DAPTOR
s 5SE THE NEARBY WALL OUTLET WHEN USING THE !#
!DAPTOR $ISCONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR FROM THE
WALL OUTLET IMMEDIATELY IF ANY MALFUNCTION
OCCURS WHILE USING YOUR CAMCORDER
s $O NOT USE THE !# !DAPTOR PLACED IN A NARROW
SPACE SUCH AS BETWEEN A WALL AND FURNITURE
s $O NOT SHORTCIRCUIT THE $# PLUG OF THE !#
!DAPTOR OR BATTERY TERMINAL WITH ANY METALLIC
OBJECTS 4HIS MAY CAUSE A MALFUNCTION
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s %VEN IF YOUR CAMCORDER IS TURNED OFF !# POWER
MAINS IS STILL SUPPLIED TO IT WHILE CONNECTED TO
THE WALL OUTLET VIA THE !# !DAPTOR
3TEP 4URNING THE POWER ON AND HOLDING YOUR
CAMCORDER lRMLY
4O RECORD OR PLAY BACK SLIDE THE 0/7%2
SWITCH REPEATEDLY TO TURN ON THE RESPECTIVE
LAMP
7HEN USING IT FOR THE lRST TIME THE
;#,/#+ 3%4= SCREEN APPEARS P 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH
'ETTING 3TARTED
0/7%2
SWITCH
(OLD THE CAMCORDER CORRECTLY
%NSURE A GOOD GRIP THEN FASTEN
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ARROW TO TURN ON THE RESPECTIVE
LAMP
)F THE 0/7%2
SWITCH IS SET TO
/&& #(' SLIDE
IT DOWN WHILE
PRESSING THE GREEN
BUTTON
,AMPS THAT LIGHT UP
#!-%2!4!0% 4O RECORD ON A TAPE
#!-%2!-%-/29 4O RECORD ON A
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
0,!9%$)4 4O PLAY OR EDIT PICTURES
4O TURN OFF THE POWER
3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH UP TO /&&
#('
s 7HEN YOU SLIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH
FROM /&& #(' TO #!-%2!4!0% OR
#!-%2!-%-/29 THE CURRENT DATE AND
TIME WILL BE DISPLAYED ON THE ,#$ SCREEN
FOR ABOUT SECONDS
3TEP !DJUSTING THE ,#$ PANEL AND VIEWlNDER
4HE ,#$ PANEL
/PEN THE ,#$ PANEL DEGREES TO THE
CAMCORDER ʌ THEN ROTATE IT TO THE BEST
ANGLE TO RECORD OR PLAY ʍ
ʌ DEGREES TO
THE CAMCORDER
ʍ DEGREES
MAX
4O TURN OFF THE ,#$ BACKLIGHT TO MAKE
THE BATTERY LAST LONGER
0RESS AND HOLD $)30,!9"!44 ).&/ FOR
A FEW SECONDS UNTIL
APPEARS
4HIS SETTING IS PRACTICAL WHEN YOU USE
YOUR CAMCORDER IN BRIGHT CONDITIONS OR
WHERE YOU WANT TO SAVE BATTERY POWER 4HE
RECORDED PICTURE WILL NOT BE AFFECTED BY THE
SETTING 4O TURN ON THE ,#$ BACKLIGHT PRESS
AND HOLD $)30,!9"!44 ).&/ FOR A FEW
SECONDS UNTIL
DISAPPEARS
s 3EE ;,#$ "2)'(4= P TO ADJUST THE
BRIGHTNESS OF THE ,#$ SCREEN
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9OU CAN VIEW IMAGES USING THE VIEWlNDER
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PANEL
,IFT UP THE
VIEWlNDER
ʍ DEGREES
MAX
$)30,!9"!44 ).&/
s $O NOT PRESS THE BUTTONS BESIDE THE ,#$ FRAME
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PANEL
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LENS SIDE FROM THE STATUS ʌ YOU CAN CLOSE THE
,#$ PANEL WITH THE ,#$ SCREEN FACING OUT
4HIS IS CONVENIENT DURING PLAYBACK OPERATIONS
s 7HEN CLOSING THE ,#$ PANEL ROTATE THE ,#$
PANEL AS ILLUSTRATED IN ʌ AND THEN CLOSE THE
,#$ PANEL FACING INWARD
6IEWlNDER LENS
ADJUSTMENT LEVER
-OVE IT UNTIL THE
PICTURE IS CLEAR
s 9OU CAN ADJUST THE BRIGHTNESS OF THE VIEWlNDER
BACKLIGHT BY SELECTING
34!.$!2$ 3%4
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34!.$!2$ 3%4 { ;,#$6& 3%4= { ;6&
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ON THE SAME h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
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SHUTTER TO ADJUST THE SHUTTER SPEED WHEN
RECORDING IN BRIGHT CONDITIONS IF YOU SET IT
TO ;/.= THE DEFAULT SETTING
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490%
! BETTER TONE SCALE THAN THE STANDARD VIDEO
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FROM SHADOWED PARTS TO HIGHLIGHTED PARTS
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BLACK
#).%&2!-%
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!% 3()&4
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THE DEFAULT SETTING
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SHADE
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mASH GOES OFF PREMATURELY TO REDUCE THE
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OF TIMES THE SENSITIVITY OF .IGHT3HOT
RECORDING IF YOU SET ;350%2 .3= TO
;/.= WHILE THE .)'(43(/4 SWITCH P
IS ALSO SET TO /.
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.)'(43(/4v= APPEAR ON THE SCREEN
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.)'(43(/4 SWITCH TO /&&
s $O NOT USE .IGHT3HOT;350%2 .3= IN BRIGHT
PLACES 4HIS MAY CAUSE A MALFUNCTION
s $O NOT COVER THE INFRARED PORT WITH YOUR lNGERS
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THE CONVERSION LENS OPTIONAL
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HARD TO FOCUS AUTOMATICALLY
s 4HE SHUTTER SPEED OF YOUR CAMCORDER CHANGES
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.3 ,)'(4 .IGHT3HOT ,IGHT
7HEN USING EITHER THE .IGHT3HOT P OR ;350%2 .3= P FUNCTION TO RECORD
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INVISIBLE TO ;/.= THE DEFAULT SETTING
#/,/2 3,/7 3
#OLOR 3LOW 3HUTTER
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APPEAR ON THE SCREEN
4O CANCEL ;#/,/2 3,/7 3= TOUCH
;/&&=
s !DJUST THE FOCUS MANUALLY P WHEN IT IS
HARD TO FOCUS AUTOMATICALLY
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PICTURE MAY SLOW DOWN AT THIS TIME
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BRIGHTNESS 7HEN YOU CHANGE THE DEFAULT
SETTING
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IS NOT RECORDED
Í /&&
4HE ZEBRA PATTERN IS NOT DISPLAYED
4HE ZEBRA PATTERN APPEARS AT A SCREEN
BRIGHTNESS LEVEL OF ABOUT )2%
4HE ZEBRA PATTERN APPEARS AT A SCREEN
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HIGHER
s 0ORTIONS OF THE SCREEN WHERE BRIGHTNESS IS ABOUT
)2% OR ABOVE MAY APPEAR OVEREXPOSED
s 4HE ZEBRA PATTERN IS DIAGONAL STRIPES THAT APPEAR
IN PORTIONS OF THE SCREEN WHERE BRIGHTNESS IS AT A
PRESET LEVEL
s )F ;0%!+).'= IS SET WHILE ;:%"2!= IS IN USE
;:%"2!= IS CANCELED
s $O NOT COVER THE INFRARED PORT WITH YOUR lNGERS
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$)')4!, ://-
7HEN YOU SET ;()34/'2!-= TO ;/.=
THE ;()34/'2!-= A GRAPH TO DISPLAY
A DISTRIBUTION OF TONES IN YOUR PICTURE
WINDOW APPEARS ON THE SCREEN
4HIS ITEM IS USEFUL WHEN YOU ADJUST
EXPOSURE 9OU CAN ADJUST ;%80/352%= OR
;!% 3()&4= CHECKING THE ;()34/'2!-=
WINDOW 4HE HISTOGRAM WILL NOT BE
RECORDED ON A TAPE OR h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
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ASSIGNED TO ;()34/'2!-= P 0IXELS
"RIGHTER
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s 4HE LEFT AREA ON THE GRAPH SHOWS THE DARKER
AREAS OF THE PICTURE WHILE THE RIGHT AREA SHOWS
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SECONDS
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{;-%.5={;3%,&
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4O CANCEL THE SELFTIMER SELECT ;/&&= IN
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9OU CAN SELECT THE MAXIMUM ZOOM LEVEL
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THAN ¾ THE DEFAULT SETTING WHILE
RECORDING ON A TAPE .OTE THAT THE IMAGE
QUALITY DECREASES WHEN YOU ARE USING THE
DIGITAL ZOOM
4HE RIGHT SIDE OF THE BAR SHOWS THE DIGITAL
ZOOMING FACTOR 4HE ZOOMING ZONE
APPEARS WHEN YOU SELECT THE ZOOMING
LEVEL
Í /&&
5P TO ¾ ZOOM IS PERFORMED OPTICALLY
™
5P TO ¾ ZOOM IS PERFORMED OPTICALLY
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DEFAULT SETTING IS ;/.=
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7HEN USING AN OPTIONAL CONVERSION LENS
USE THIS FUNCTION TO RECORD USING THE
OPTIMUM COMPENSATION FOR CAMERA SHAKE
FOR EACH LENS
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OPTIONAL IS NOT USED
-%-/29 3%4 MENU
7)$% #/.6 3ELECT THIS TO USE THE WIDE CONVERSION LENS
OPTIONAL
4%,% #/.6 3ELECT THIS TO USE THE TELE CONVERSION LENS
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3%450
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2ECORD IN THE SYSTEM AT THE SETUP
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&5,, 3#!.
7HEN YOU SET ;/&&= TO THE
;34%!$93(/4= IT IS POSSIBLE TO RECORD
IT AT ANY TIME BY ALL PIXELS REGARDLESS OF THE
ZOOM POSITION
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%80/352% ,%6%2
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3ELECT TO ADJUST ;%80/352%= WITH THE
%80/352%6/, LEVER
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3ELECT TO ADJUST ;!% 3()&4= WITH THE
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4HE DEFAULT SETTINGS ARE MARKED WITH Í
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¾ IMAGE SIZE TO ¾
IMAGE SIZE IMAGES CONTINUOUSLY AT
ABOUT SECOND INTERVALS
4HE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF IMAGES ARE
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FULLY
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2ECORDS IMAGES CONSECUTIVELY WITH
DIFFERENT EXPOSURES AT ABOUT SECOND
INTERVALS 9OU CAN COMPARE THE IMAGES
AND SELECT AN IMAGE RECORDED AT THE BEST
EXPOSURE
s 4HE mASH WILL NOT FUNCTION DURING CONTINUOUS
PHOTO RECORDING
s 4HE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF IMAGES WILL BE
RECORDED IN THE SELFTIMER MODE OR WHEN YOU ARE
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s ;%80 "2+4'= WILL NOT FUNCTION WHEN YOU
HAVE SPACE FOR FEWER THAN IMAGES REMAINING
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SIZE CONTINUOUSLY
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($6 FORMAT OR $6#!- $6 FORMAT AND ¾ WHEN IN $6#!- $6
FORMAT n )MAGES RECORDED WITH THE 0/7%2 SWITCH
SET TO 0,!9%$)4 ARE ¾ WHEN IN
($6 FORMAT ¾ WHEN IN $6#!$6 FORMAT AND ¾ WHEN IN
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THE TABLE
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BOTTOM
s 7HEN USING THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv MADE BY
3ONY #ORPORATION 4HE NUMBER OF RECORDABLE
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s #ANCEL IMAGE PROTECTION ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK
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3TICK $UOv WITH THE WRITEPROTECT TAB P s 4HE FOLDER WILL NOT BE DELETED EVEN WHEN YOU
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s $O NOT DO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WHILE ;
%RASING ALL DATA= IS DISPLAYED
n /PERATE THE 0/7%2 SWITCHOPERATION
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s $O NOT DO ANY OF THE FOLLOWING WHILE ;
&ORMATTINGx= IS DISPLAYED
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n %JECT THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s &ORMATTING ERASES EVERYTHING ON THE h-EMORY
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!SSIGNS lLE NUMBERS IN SEQUENCE EVEN IF
THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IS REPLACED WITH
ANOTHER ONE 4HE lLE NUMBER IS RESET WHEN
A NEW FOLDER IS CREATED OR THE RECORDING
FOLDER IS REPLACED WITH ANOTHER
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s 4HE TABLE SHOWS THE APPROXIMATE NUMBER OF STILL
IMAGES THAT CAN BE TAKEN FOR EACH IMAGE SIZE
;&).%= IS ON TOP AND ;34!.$!2$= IS ON THE
BOTTOM
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TO -3$#& ON A h-EMORY 3TICK
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h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P OR DELETE THEM
USING YOUR COMPUTER
s 4HE NUMBER OF RECORDABLE PICTURES ON A
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv MAY DECREASE AS THE
NUMBER OF FOLDERS INCREASES
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s !S THE DEFAULT SETTING PICTURES ARE SAVED IN THE
-3$#& FOLDER
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PLAYBACK
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CURRENTLY RECORDING PICTURES
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3ELECT THE PLAYBACK FOLDER WITH
THEN TOUCH
4HE DEFAULT SETTINGS ARE MARKED WITH Í
4HE INDICATORS IN PARENTHESES APPEAR WHEN
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3EE PAGE FOR DETAILS ON SELECTING
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ʌ 3ELECT THE DESIRED EFFECT THEN TOUCH
ʍ 0RESS 2%# 34!2434/0
4HE FADER INDICATOR STOPS mASHING AND
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0LAYS BACK THE IMAGES STORED ON A
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ALL THE IMAGES IN THE CURRENT PLAYBACK
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ʎ 4OUCH ;2%0%!4=
ʏ 3ELECT ;/.= OR ;/&&= THEN
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4O CANCEL ;3,)$% 3(/7= TOUCH ;%.$=
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;34!24=
ʎ 4OUCH
s 9OU CANNOT RECORD PICTURES EDITED USING SPECIAL
EFFECTS ON THE TAPE IN YOUR CAMCORDER
s 9OU CANNOT ADD EFFECTS TO EXTERNALLY INPUT
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s 9OU CAN SAVE PICTURES EDITED USING SPECIAL
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4HE FADE TIME OF THE
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h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv AT A SELECTED INTERVAL
4HIS FUNCTION IS USEFUL TO OBSERVE THE
MOVEMENT OF CLOUDS OR THE CHANGES IN
DAYLIGHT ETC
0ICTURES APPEAR AS AN ILLUSTRATION WITH
STRONG CONTRAST
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;A= 2ECORDING
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$%4!),= WILL BE CANCELED
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3(/4 42!.3
9OU CAN REGISTER THE SETTINGS OF FOCUS AND
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FROM THE CURRENT ONE TO THE REGISTERED ONE
RESULTING IN A SMOOTH TRANSITION OF SCENES
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3ETTINGS FOR EDITING OR PLAYING BACK
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2%# &/2-!4
9OU CAN SELECT A RECORDING FORMAT
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s 7HEN YOU MIX RECORDINGS IN THE $6#!MODE AND IN THE $6 30 MODE ON ONE TAPE THE
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9OU CAN SELECT THE PICTURE SIZE FOR THE 46 TO
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s
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9OU CAN RECORD THE PICTURE FOR THE NORMAL
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4HE PLAYBACK PICTURE MAY LOOK DIFFERENT
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4HE PICTURE IS NOT DISPLAYED IN VIEWlNDER
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3ELECT THE INPUT SIGNAL WHEN CONNECTING
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3TANDARD BRIGHTNESS
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COMPATIBLE WITH
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/UTPUT SIGNALS TO A 46 THAT IS NOT
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;6#2 ($6$6= SETTINGS
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3ELECT THE PICTURE FORMAT TO BE OUTPUT WHEN
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$ISPLAYS THE TOTAL HOURS OF DRUM ROTATION
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/NE OF THE IMAGES STORED ON THE
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s 7E CANNOT GUARANTEE THE PRINTING OF IMAGES
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s 4HE !CTIVE )NTERFACE 3HOE HAS A SAFETY
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#ONNECTING TO A
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#OPYING STILL IMAGES
TO A COMPUTER
3YSTEM REQUIREMENTS
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#OPY THE STILL IMAGES ON A h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv TO THE COMPUTER
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{ P #OPY THE MOVIE IN THE $6#!- $6
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OR AN I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL TO CONNECT YOUR
CAMCORDER TO A COMPUTER MAKE SURE YOU
INSERT THE CONNECTOR IN THE CORRECT DIRECTION
)F YOU INSERT THE CONNECTOR FORCIBLY IT MAY BE
DAMAGED AND CAUSES A MALFUNCTION OF YOUR
CAMCORDER
s 9OU CANNOT DO THE FOLLOWINGS
n #OPYING PICTURES ON A TAPE TO A COMPUTER WITH
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n #OPYING PICTURES ON A h-EMORY 3TICK
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-ILLENNIUM %DITION7INDOWS 80 (OME
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STILL IMAGES TO THE COMPUTER
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AND YOUR COMPUTER IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH IT
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&OR 7INDOWS 7INDOWS 80
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;53" #/..%#4= APPEARS ON THE ,#$
SCREEN OF YOUR CAMCORDER
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TO RECOGNIZE THE CAMCORDER WHEN YOU
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s $O NOT CONNECT YOUR CAMCORDER TO THE COMPUTER
AT THIS POINT
s 4HE COMPUTER MAY NOT RECOGNIZE THE CAMCORDER
IF YOU CONNECT THEM WITH THE 53" CABLE
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s 2EFER TO PAGE FOR THE RECOMMENDED
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&OR 7INDOWS USERS
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0REPARE THE POWER SOURCE FOR
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#OPYING STILL IMAGES TO A COMPUTER #ONTINUED
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Ȣ
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Ȥ
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ʎ #LICK ;/+=
ʏ $ISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE FROM THE
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$UOv MAY NOT BE UPDATED CORRECTLY !LSO THIS
MAY CAUSE A MALFUNCTION OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv
#OPYING MOVIES ON A
TAPE TO THE COMPUTER
&OR -ACINTOSH USERS
ʌ #LOSE DOWN ALL APPLICATIONS RUNNING ON THE
COMPUTER
ʍ $RAG AND DROP THE DRIVE ICON ON THE
DESKTOP ONTO THE ;4RASH= ICON
ʎ $ISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE SUPPLIED FROM
THE CAMCORDER AND COMPUTER
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COMPUTER BEFORE DISCONNECTING THE 53" CABLE
AND EJECTING THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s $O NOT DISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE WHILE THE
ACCESS LAMP IS LIT
s -AKE SURE TO DISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE
SUPPLIED BEFORE TURNING OFF YOUR CAMCORDER
2ECOMMENDED CONNECTION
#ONNECT AS SHOWN IN THE FOLLOWING
ILLUSTRATIONS TO OPERATE THE CAMCORDER
CORRECTLY
&ORMAT FOR
COPYING
TO THE
COMPUTER
2ECORDED
FORMAT
2EQUIRED SOFTWARE
($6
($6
%DITING SOFTWARE
CAPABLE OF COPYING
($6 SIGNAL
$6#!$6
($6
%DITING SOFTWARE
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$6#!- $6
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$6#!$6
$6#!$6
%DITING SOFTWARE
CAPABLE OF COPYING
$6#!- $6
SIGNAL
s 2EFER TO THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS OF THE
SOFTWARE FOR THE DETAILS ON IMAGE COPYING
s 2EFER TO THE OPERATIONAL INSTRUCTION OF THE
EDITING SOFTWARE FOR THE RECOMMENDED
CONNECTION
s 3OME EDITING SOFTWARE ON THE COMPUTER MAY NOT
WORK CORRECTLY
5SING A COMPUTER
s #ONNECT THE CAMCORDER TO A COMPUTER VIA THE
53" CABLE SUPPLIED -AKE SURE NO OTHER 53"
DEVICES ARE CONNECTED TO THE COMPUTER
s )F YOUR COMPUTER HAS A 53" KEYBOARD AND
A 53" MOUSE AS STANDARD EQUIPMENT LEAVE
THEM CONNECTED AND CONNECT THE CAMCORDER
TO AN AVAILABLE 53" JACK WITH THE 53" CABLE
SUPPLIED
s /PERATION IS NOT GUARANTEED IF YOU CONNECT TWO
OR MORE 53" DEVICES TO THE COMPUTER
s /PERATION IS NOT GUARANTEED IF YOU CONNECT THE
53" CABLE TO THE 53" JACK ON A KEYBOARD OR
53" HUB
s -AKE SURE TO CONNECT THE CABLE TO THE 53" JACK
ON THE COMPUTER
s /PERATION IS NOT GUARANTEED ON ALL THE
RECOMMENDED ENVIRONMENTS
#ONNECT YOUR CAMCORDER TO THE COMPUTER
WITH AN I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL
4HE COMPUTER NEEDS TO BE PROVIDED WITH
AN I,).+ CONNECTOR AND BE INSTALLED
WITH EDITING SOFTWARE THAT CAN COPY ($6
SIGNALS 4HE SOFTWARE REQUIRED DEPENDS ON
THE FORMAT OF THE RECORDED PICTURES AND THE
FORMAT FOR COPYING TO THE COMPUTER ($6
OR $6#!- $6 AS SHOWN IN THE TABLE
BELOW
($6$6 )NTERFACE
I,).+ JACK
I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL
#ONTINUED <
#OPYING MOVIES ON A TAPE TO THE COMPUTER #ONTINUED
.OTES ON CONNECTING TO THE COMPUTER
s #ONNECT THE I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL TO THE
COMPUTER lRST THEN TO YOUR CAMCORDER
#ONNECTING IN THE OPPOSITE ORDER MAY CAUSE
STATIC ELECTRICITY TO BUILD UP RESULTING IN A
MALFUNCTION OF YOUR CAMCORDER
s 4HE COMPUTER MAY HANG UP OR MAY NOT
RECOGNIZE THE SIGNAL FROM YOUR CAMCORDER IN THE
FOLLOWING SITUATION
n -AKING THE FOLLOWING SETUP TO CONNECT
YOUR CAMCORDER TO A COMPUTER THAT DOES NOT
SUPPORT THE VIDEO SIGNAL FORMATS THAT APPEAR
ON THE ,#$ SCREEN OF YOUR CAMCORDER DISPLAY
($6 OR $6#!- $6
n #HANGING THE ;6#2 ($6$6= AND ;I,).+
#/.6= SETTINGS ON THE
34!.$!2$
3%4 MENU WHILE CONNECTING WITH AN I,).+
CABLE OPTIONAL
n #HANGING THE ;2%# &/2-!4= SETTING ON
THE
34!.$!2$ 3%4 MENU WHILE
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4!0%
n #HANGING THE 0/7%2 SWITCH POSITION WHILE
CONNECTING WITH AN I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL
s 4HE FORMAT ($6 OR $6#!- $6 OF
INPUTOUTPUT SIGNAL APPEARS ON THE ,#$ SCREEN
OF YOUR CAMCORDER WHILE CONNECTING WITH AN
I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL
7HEN SETTING UP YOUR CAMCORDER
4HE MENU SETTINGS REQUIRED DEPEND ON THE
FORMAT OF THE RECORDED PICTURES AND THE
FORMAT FOR COPYING
#OPIED
FORMAT
TO THE
COMPUTER
-ENU SETTING
2ECORDED
FORMAT
;6#2 ($6$6=
{;($6=
;I,).+ #/.6=
{;/&&=
($6
$6#!$6
;6#2 ($6$6=
{;($6=
;I,).+ #/.6=
{;/. ($6{
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($6
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;6#2 ($6$6=
{;$6=
;I,).+ #/.6=
{;/&&=
($6
$6#!$6
3EE PAGE FOR ;6#2 ($6$6= AND FOR
;I,).+ #/.6=
s ! TAPE RECORDED IN THE $6#!- $6 FORMAT
CANNOT BE COPIED IN THE ($6 FORMAT TO A
COMPUTER
7HEN COPYING THE MOVIE IN THE ($6
FORMAT FROM THE COMPUTER TO YOUR
CAMCORDER
s 3ET ;6#2 ($6$6= TO ;($6= AND ;I,).+
#/.6= TO ;/&&= ON THE
34!.$!2$
3%4 MENU TO COPY AN ($6 FORMAT TAPE IN THE
$6#!- $6 FORMAT P 7HEN COPYING THE MOVIE IN THE
$6#!- $6 FORMAT FROM THE
COMPUTER TO YOUR CAMCORDER
s 3ET ;6#2 ($6$6= TO ;$6= ON THE
34!.$!2$ 3%4 MENU P 4ROUBLESHOOTING
)F YOU RUN INTO ANY PROBLEMS USING YOUR CAMCORDER USE THE FOLLOWING TABLE TO TROUBLESHOOT
THE PROBLEM )F THE PROBLEM PERSISTS REMOVE THE POWER SOURCE AND CONTACT YOUR 3ONY DEALER
/VERALL OPERATIONS
4HE POWER DOES NOT TURN ON
s 4HE BATTERY PACK IS DISCHARGED RUNNING LOW OR NOT ATTACHED TO THE CAMCORDER
s !TTACH A CHARGED BATTERY PACK TO THE CAMCORDER P s 5SE THE !# !DAPTOR TO CONNECT TO A WALL OUTLET P 4HE CAMCORDER DOES NOT OPERATE EVEN WHEN THE POWER IS SET TO ON
s $ISCONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR FROM THE WALL OUTLET OR REMOVE THE BATTERY PACK THEN RECONNECT
IT AFTER ABOUT MINUTE )F THE FUNCTIONS STILL DO NOT WORK PRESS THE 2%3%4 BUTTON P USING A SHARPPOINTED OBJECT )F YOU PRESS THE 2%3%4 BUTTON ALL SETTINGS INCLUDING THE
CLOCK SETTING ARE RESET EXCEPT THE 0ERSONAL -ENU ITEMS
4HE CAMCORDER GETS WARM
s 4HE CAMCORDER MAY GET WARMER WHILE YOU USE IT 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
"ATTERIES0OWER SOURCES
s 4URN ON THE POWER AGAIN P OR USE THE !# !DAPTOR
s #HARGE THE BATTERY PACK P 4HE #(' CHARGE LAMP DOES NOT LIGHT WHILE THE BATTERY PACK IS BEING CHARGED
s 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH UP TO /&& #(' P s !TTACH THE BATTERY PACK TO THE CAMCORDER CORRECTLY P s .O POWER IS SUPPLIED FROM THE WALL OUTLET P s 4HE BATTERY CHARGE IS COMPLETED P 4ROUBLESHOOTING
4HE POWER ABRUPTLY TURNS OFF
4HE #(' CHARGE LAMP mASHES WHILE THE BATTERY PACK IS BEING CHARGED
s !TTACH THE BATTERY PACK TO THE CAMCORDER CORRECTLY P )F THE PROBLEM PERSISTS DISCONNECT
THE !# !DAPTOR FROM THE WALL OUTLET AND CONTACT YOUR 3ONY DEALER 4HE BATTERY PACK MAY BE
DAMAGED
4HE POWER TURNS OFF FREQUENTLY ALTHOUGH THE REMAINING BATTERY TIME INDICATOR
INDICATES THAT THE BATTERY PACK HAS ENOUGH POWER TO OPERATE
s ! PROBLEM HAS OCCURRED IN THE REMAINING BATTERY TIME INDICATOR OR THE BATTERY PACK HAS NOT
BEEN CHARGED ENOUGH &ULLY CHARGE THE BATTERY AGAIN TO CORRECT THE INDICATION P #ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
4HE REMAINING BATTERY TIME INDICATOR DOES NOT INDICATE THE CORRECT TIME
s 4HE TEMPERATURE OF THE ENVIRONMENT IS TOO HIGH OR TOO LOW OR THE BATTERY PACK HAS NOT BEEN
CHARGED ENOUGH 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
s &ULLY CHARGE THE BATTERY AGAIN )F THE PROBLEM PERSISTS REPLACE THE BATTERY PACK WITH A NEW
ONE )T MAY BE DAMAGED P s 4HE INDICATED TIME MAY NOT BE CORRECT DEPENDING ON THE ENVIRONMENT OF USE 7HEN YOU OPEN
OR CLOSE THE ,#$ PANEL IT TAKES ABOUT MINUTE TO DISPLAY THE CORRECT REMAINING BATTERY TIME
4HE BATTERY PACK IS QUICKLY DISCHARGED
s 4HE TEMPERATURE OF THE ENVIRONMENT IS TOO HIGH OR LOW OR THE BATTERY PACK HAS NOT BEEN
CHARGED ENOUGH 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
s &ULLY CHARGE THE BATTERY AGAIN )F THE PROBLEM PERSISTS REPLACE THE BATTERY PACK WITH A NEW
ONE )T MAY BE DAMAGED P ! PROBLEM OCCURS WHEN THE CAMCORDER IS CONNECTED TO THE !# !DAPTOR
s 4URN OFF THE POWER AND DISCONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR FROM THE WALL OUTLET 4HEN CONNECT IT
AGAIN
,#$ SCREENVIEWlNDER
!N UNKNOWN INDICATOR APPEARS ON THE SCREEN
s 2EFER TO THE INDICATOR LIST P 4HE PICTURE REMAINS ON THE ,#$ SCREEN
s 4HIS OCCURS IF YOU DISCONNECT THE !# !DAPTOR FROM THE WALL OUTLET OR REMOVE THE BATTERY
PACK WITHOUT TURNING OFF THE POWER lRST 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
4HE BUTTONS DO NOT APPEAR ON THE TOUCH PANEL
s 4OUCH THE ,#$ SCREEN LIGHTLY
s 0RESS $)30,!9"!44 ).&/ ON YOUR CAMCORDER OR $)30,!9 ON THE 2EMOTE #OMMANDER
P 4HE BUTTONS ON THE TOUCH PANEL DO NOT WORK CORRECTLY OR DO NOT WORK AT ALL
s !DJUST THE SCREEN ;#!,)"2!4)/.= P 4HE PICTURE IN THE VIEWlNDER IS NOT CLEAR
s 5SE THE VIEWlNDER LENS ADJUSTMENT LEVER TO ADJUST THE LENS P 4HE PICTURE IN THE VIEWlNDER HAS DISAPPEARED
s #LOSE THE ,#$ PANEL 4HE PICTURE IS NOT DISPLAYED IN THE VIEWlNDER WHEN THE ,#$ PANEL IS
OPEN P s 3ET ;6& 0/7%2= OF ;,#$6& 3%4= TO ;/.= TO DISPLAY THE PICTURE IN THE VIEWlNDER
REGARDLESS OF WHETHER THE ,#$ PANEL IS OPEN OR CLOSED P #ASSETTE TAPES
4HE CASSETTE CANNOT BE EJECTED FROM THE COMPARTMENT
s -AKE SURE THE POWER SOURCE BATTERY PACK OR !# !DAPTOR IS CONNECTED CORRECTLY P s 2EMOVE THE BATTERY PACK FROM THE CAMCORDER THEN ATTACH IT AGAIN P s !TTACH A CHARGED BATTERY PACK TO THE CAMCORDER P 4HE CASSETTE IS NOT EJECTED EVEN WHEN THE CASSETTE LID IS OPEN
s -OISTURE CONDENSATION IS STARTING IN YOUR CAMCORDER P 4HE #ASSETTE -EMORY INDICATOR OR TITLE DISPLAY DOES NOT APPEAR WHILE USING A
CASSETTE WITH #ASSETTE -EMORY
s 4HIS CAMCORDER DOES NOT SUPPORT #ASSETTE -EMORY SO THE INDICATOR DOES NOT APPEAR
4HE REMAINING TAPE INDICATOR IS NOT DISPLAYED
s 3ET ;
2%-!).).'= TO ;/.= TO ALWAYS DISPLAY THE REMAINING TAPE INDICATOR P s 7HEN USING THE !# !DAPTOR REWINDFAST FORWARD SPEED INCREASES COMPARED WITH BATTERY
OPERATION AND THEREFORE INCREASES NOISE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
4ROUBLESHOOTING
4HE CASSETTE IS NOISIER DURING REWINDING OR FASTFORWARDING
9OU CANNOT OPERATE FUNCTIONS USING THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH DOWN TO TURN ON THE #!-%2!-%-/29 OR 0,!9%$)4 LAMP
P s )NSERT A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv INTO YOUR CAMCORDER P s )F YOU USE A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv FORMATTED ON A COMPUTER FORMAT IT ON YOUR CAMCORDER P
0ICTURES CANNOT BE DELETED
s 2ELEASE THE LOCK ON THE WRITEPROTECT TAB OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P s #ANCEL IMAGE PROTECTION ON THE PICTURE P s 4HE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PICTURES THAT YOU CAN DELETE AT ONE TIME IS 9OU CANNOT DELETE ALL PICTURES AT ONCE
s 2ELEASE THE LOCK ON THE WRITEPROTECT TAB OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P s #ANCEL IMAGE PROTECTION ON THE PICTURES P #ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
9OU CANNOT FORMAT THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 2ELEASE THE LOCK ON THE WRITEPROTECT TAB OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P )MAGE PROTECTION CANNOT BE APPLIED
s 2ELEASE THE LOCK ON THE WRITEPROTECT TAB OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P s 0ERFORM THE OPERATION AGAIN ON THE INDEX SCREEN P 9OU CANNOT MARK PICTURES FOR PRINT
s 2ELEASE THE LOCK ON THE WRITEPROTECT TAB OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P s 0ERFORM THE OPERATION AGAIN ON THE INDEX SCREEN P s 4HE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF PICTURES YOU CAN MARK FOR PRINT IS 4HE DATA lLE NAME IS NOT INDICATED CORRECTLY
s /NLY THE lLE NAME IS DISPLAYED IF THE DIRECTORY STRUCTURE DOES NOT CONFORM TO THE UNIVERSAL
STANDARD
s 4HE lLE IS DAMAGED
s 4HE lLE FORMAT IS NOT SUPPORTED ON YOUR CAMCORDER P 4HE DATA lLE NAME mASHES
s 4HE lLE IS DAMAGED
s 4HE lLE FORMAT IS NOT SUPPORTED ON YOUR CAMCORDER P 2ECORDING
2EFER ALSO TO h!DJUSTING THE IMAGE DURING RECORDINGv P AND h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
SECTION P 4HE TAPE DOES NOT START WHEN YOU PRESS 2%# 34!2434/0
s 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH DOWN TO TURN ON THE #!-%2!4!0% LAMP P s 4HE TAPE HAS REACHED THE END 2EWIND IT OR INSERT A NEW CASSETTE
s 3ET THE WRITEPROTECT TAB TO 2%# OR INSERT A NEW CASSETTE P s 4HE TAPE IS STUCK TO THE DRUM DUE TO MOISTURE CONDENSATION 2EMOVE THE CASSETTE AND LEAVE
YOUR CAMCORDER FOR AT LEAST HOUR THEN REINSERT THE CASSETTE P 4HE ZOOM DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 9OU CANNOT USE THE ZOOM WHILE EXECUTING ;3(/4 42!.3=
9OU CANNOT RECORD ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 2ELEASE THE LOCK ON THE WRITEPROTECT TAB OF THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P s 4HE CAPACITY IS FULL $ELETE UNNECESSARY PICTURES RECORDED ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv P
s &ORMAT THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv ON YOUR CAMCORDER OR INSERT ANOTHER h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
P s 9OU CANNOT RECORD MOVIES WITH THIS UNIT ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 7HEN THE 0/7%2 SWITCH IS SET TO #!-%2!4!0% YOU CANNOT RECORD STILL IMAGES ON THE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv WITH
n ;0)#4 %&&%#4=
n ;$ %&&%#4=
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n ;350%2 .3=
n 7HEN ;3(5442 30%%$= IS SET TO LESS THAN n 7HILE EXECUTING ;&!$%2=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;#).%&2!-%=
4HE RECORDING ANGLE DIFFERS DEPENDING ON THE 0/7%2 SWITCH SETTING POSITION
s 4HE RECORDING ANGLE WHEN THE 0/7%2 SWITCH IS SET TO #!-%2!-%-/29 IS WIDER THAN
WHEN IT IS SET TO #!-%2!4!0%
9OU CANNOT RECORD A SMOOTH TRANSITION ON A TAPE FROM THE LAST RECORDED SCENE
TO THE NEXT
4HE SHUTTER SOUND IS NOT HEARD WHEN YOU RECORD A STILL IMAGE
s 3ET ;"%%0= TO ;/.= P 4ROUBLESHOOTING
s .OTE THE FOLLOWING
n 0ERFORM %.$ 3%!2#( P n $O NOT REMOVE THE CASSETTE 4HE PICTURE WILL BE RECORDED CONTINUOUSLY WITHOUT A BREAK
EVEN WHEN YOU TURN THE POWER OFF
n $O NOT RECORD PICTURES IN THE ($6 AND $6#!- $6 FORMATS ON THE SAME TAPE
n 9OU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RECORD A SMOOTH TRANSITION ON A TAPE WHEN ;15)#+ 2%#= IS TURNED
ON
4HE EXTERNAL mASH OPTIONAL DOES NOT WORK
s 4HE POWER OF THE mASH IS NOT TURNED ON OR THE mASH IS NOT ATTACHED CORRECTLY
s 9OU CANNOT USE THE mASH FUNCTION TOGETHER WITH
n ; "5234= OF ;34),, 3%4=
n 7HEN THE 0/7%2 SWITCH IS SET TO #!-%2!4!0%
s 9OU CANNOT USE THE mASH EVEN IF ;&,!3( -/$%= OF ;&,!3( 3%4= IS SET TO ;!54/= OR
;!54/ =
n ;30/4 ,)'(4= ;35.3%4-//.= OR ;,!.$3#!0%= IN ;02/'2!- !%=
n ;30/4 -%4%2=WHEN ;%80/352%= IS SET TO ;-!.5!,=
%.$ 3%!2#( DOES NOT WORK
s 4HE CASSETTE WAS EJECTED AFTER RECORDING P s 4HE CASSETTE IS NEW AND HAS NOTHING RECORDED
#ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
%.$ 3%!2#( DOES NOT WORK CORRECTLY
s 4HERE IS A BLANK SECTION IN THE BEGINNING OR MIDDLE OF THE TAPE 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
!DJUSTING THE IMAGE DURING RECORDING
2EFER ALSO TO h-ENUv P 4HE 4%,% -!#2/ BUTTON DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 9OU CANNOT USE THE 4%,% -!#2/ FUNCTION TOGETHER WITH
n ;02/'2!- !%=
n 7HEN RECORDING A MOVIE ON A TAPE
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
4HE AUTO FOCUS DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 3ET THE &/#53://- SWITCH TO !54/ TO ENABLE AUTO FOCUS P s 4HE RECORDING CONDITIONS ARE NOT SUITABLE FOR AUTO FOCUS !DJUST THE FOCUS MANUALLY P 4HE FOCUS DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 9OU CANNOT OPERATE FOCUS WHILE EXECUTING ;3(/4 42!.3=
;34%!$93(/4= DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 3ET ;34%!$93(/4= TO ;/.=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;34%!$93(/4= WHILE USING ;3(/4 42!.3=
4HE "!#+ ,)'(4 FUNCTION DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 4HE "!#+ ,)'(4 FUNCTION IS CANCELED WHEN YOU SELECT ;30/4 -%4%2= P s 9OU CANNOT USE THE "!#+ ,)'(4 FUNCTION WHEN THE EXPOSURE IS ANYTHING OTHER THAN THE
AUTOMATIC MODE
;$)')4!, ://-= DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;$)')4!, ://-= TOGETHER WITH
n 4%,% -!#2/
n 7HILE USING ;3(/4 42!.3=
4INY SPOTS IN WHITE RED BLUE OR GREEN APPEAR ON THE SCREEN
s 4HE SPOTS APPEAR WHEN YOU ARE RECORDING IN ;350%2 .3= OR ;#/,/2 3,/7 3= 4HIS IS NOT
A MALFUNCTION
4HE SUBJECTS PASSING BY THE FRAME MIGHT APPEAR CROOKED
s 4HIS IS CALLED THE FOCAL PLANE PHENOMENON 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION "ECAUSE OF THE WAY
THE IMAGE DEVICE #-/3 SENSOR READS OUT IMAGE SIGNALS THE SUBJECTS PASSING BY THE FRAME
RAPIDLY MIGHT CROOKED DEPENDING ON THE RECORDING CONDITIONS
4HE COLOR OF THE PICTURE IS NOT CORRECTLY DISPLAYED
s $EACTIVATE THE .IGHT3HOT FUNCTION P 4HE PICTURE APPEARS TOO DARK ON THE SCREEN AND THE SUBJECT DOES NOT APPEAR
ON THE SCREEN
s 4HE ,#$ BACKLIGHT IS TURNED OFF 0RESS AND HOLD $)30,!9"!44 ).&/ FOR A FEW SECONDS TO
TURN ON THE BACKLIGHT P 4HE PICTURE APPEARS BRIGHT HORIZONTAL BANDS APPEAR OR CHANGES IN COLOR
OCCURS
s 4HIS OCCURS WHEN RECORDING PICTURES UNDER A mUORESCENT LAMP SODIUM LAMP OR MERCURY
LAMP 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION #ANCEL ;02/'2!- !%= P TO LESSEN THE SYMPTOM
"LACK BANDS APPEAR WHEN YOU RECORD A 46 SCREEN OR COMPUTER SCREEN
s 3ET ;34%!$93(/4= TO ;/&&= P s 4HE SPOTS APPEAR AT A SLOWER SHUTTER SPEED 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
0ICTURE APPEARS TOO BRIGHT ON THE SCREEN AND THE SUBJECT DOES NOT APPEAR ON
THE SCREEN
4ROUBLESHOOTING
4INY SPOTS IN WHITE APPEAR ON THE SCREEN
s #ANCEL THE "!#+ ,)'(4 FUNCTION P 0LAYBACK
)F YOU ARE PLAYING BACK THE PICTURES STORED ON A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv REFER ALSO TO THE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv SECTION P 9OU CANNOT PLAY BACK THE TAPE
s 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH DOWN TO TURN ON THE 0,!9%$)4 LAMP
s 2EWIND THE TAPE P #ANNOT PLAY BACK IN REVERSE DIRECTION
s 2EVERSE PLAYBACK IS NOT POSSIBLE WITH THE TAPE RECORDED IN THE ($6 FORMAT
#ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
4HE PICTURES STORED ON A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv ARE NOT PLAYED BACK IN THE ACTUAL
SIZE OR ASPECT RATIO
s 0ICTURES RECORDED ON OTHER DEVICES MAY NOT APPEAR IN THE ACTUAL SIZE 4HIS IS NOT A
MALFUNCTION
)MAGE DATA STORED ON A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv CANNOT BE PLAYED BACK
s 9OU CANNOT SEE MOVIES RECORDED WITH OTHER CAMCORDER ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s )MAGE DATA CANNOT BE PLAYED BACK IF YOU HAVE MODIlED lLES OR FOLDERS OR HAVE EDITED THE
DATA ON A COMPUTER 4HE lLE NAME mASHES IN THAT CASE 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION P s 0ICTURES RECORDED ON OTHER DEVICES MAY NOT BE PLAYED BACK 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION P
(ORIZONTAL LINES APPEAR ON THE PICTURE 4HE DISPLAYED PICTURES ARE NOT CLEAR OR
DO NOT APPEAR
s #LEAN THE HEAD USING THE CLEANING CASSETTE OPTIONAL P 9OU CANNOT HEAR THE SOUND RECORDED WITH #( -)# 2%# ON ANOTHER CAMCORDER
s !DJUST ;
!5$)/ -)8= P &INE PATTERNS mICKER DIAGONAL LINES LOOK JAGGED
s !DJUST ;3(!20.%33= TO THE
SOFTEN SIDE DURING RECORDING P .O SOUND OR ONLY A LOW SOUND IS HEARD
s 4URN UP THE VOLUME P s !DJUST ;
!5$)/ -)8= FROM THE ;#( #(= ADDITIONAL SOUND SIDE UNTIL THE SOUND IS
HEARD APPROPRIATELY P s 7HEN YOU ARE USING AN 3 6)$%/ PLUG OR COMPONENT VIDEO CABLE SUPPLIED MAKE SURE THE
RED AND WHITE PLUGS OF THE !6 CONNECTING CABLE ARE CONNECTED AS WELL P 4HE TIME CODE DOES NOT RETURN TO EVEN IF THE TAPE WAS REWOUND TO
THE BEGINNING OF RECORDING
s 4HE TIME CODE AT THE BEGINNING OF RECORDING MAY NOT APPEAR CORRECTLY HOWEVER THIS IS NOT A
MALFUNCTION )F YOU START PLAYBACK BOTH TIME CODE AND PICTURE ARE DISPLAYED CORRECTLY FROM
THE BEGINNING
5SERBITS ARE NOT DISPLAYED CORRECTLY DURING FASTFORWARD AND REWINDING
s 5SERBITS ARE NOT DISPLAYED CORRECTLY IF THE VIDEO SIGNAL IS ($6 WITHOUT USERBITS RECORDED
AND DUBBED VIA I,).+ CONNECTION ; = APPEARS DURING PLAYBACK AND ; =
DURING FASTFORWARDREWINDING
4HE PICTURE OR SOUND BREAKS OFF
s 4HE TAPE WAS RECORDED IN BOTH ($6 AND $6#!- $6 FORMATS 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
4HE SOUND BREAKS OFF
s #LEAN THE HEAD USING THE CLEANING CASSETTE OPTIONAL P hv IS DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN
s 4HE TAPE YOU ARE PLAYING WAS RECORDED WITHOUT SETTING THE DATE AND TIME
s ! BLANK SECTION ON THE TAPE IS BEING PLAYED
s 4HE DATA CODE ON A TAPE WITH A SCRATCH OR NOISE CANNOT BE READ
.OISES APPEAR AND
OR
IS DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN
s 4HE TAPE WAS RECORDED IN A 46 COLOR SYSTEM OTHER THAN THAT OF YOUR CAMCORDER .43# 4HIS
IS NOT A MALFUNCTION P $ATE 3EARCH DOES NOT WORK CORRECTLY
s )F ONE DAYS RECORDING IS LESS THAN MINUTES YOUR CAMCORDER MAY NOT ACCURATELY lND THE
POINT WHERE THE RECORDING DATE CHANGES
s 4HERE IS A BLANK SECTION IN THE BEGINNING OR MIDDLE OF THE TAPE 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
s 4HE TAPE WAS RECORDED IN BOTH ($6 AND $6#!- $6 FORMATS 4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
#ANNOT VIEW THE PICTURE ON THE 46 CONNECTED WITH THE I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL
s 9OU CANNOT VIEW THE PICTURE IN THE ($ HIGH DElNITION QUALITY ON THE 46 WHICH IS NOT
COMPATIBLE WITH THE ($6I SPECIlCATION P 2EFER TO THE INSTRUCTION MANUALS
SUPPLIED WITH YOUR 46
4ROUBLESHOOTING
.O PICTURE APPEARS DURING %.$ 3%!2#( OR 2EC 2EVIEW
#ANNOT VIEW THE PICTURE OR HEAR THE SOUND ON THE 46 CONNECTED WITH THE
COMPONENT VIDEO CABLE SUPPLIED
s 3ET ;#/-0/.%.4= ON THE
34!.$!2$ 3%4 MENU ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF
THE CONNECTED DEVICE P s 7HEN YOU ARE USING THE COMPONENT VIDEO CABLE SUPPLIED MAKE SURE THE RED AND WHITE
PLUGS OF THE !6 CONNECTING CABLE ARE CONNECTED P 4HE PICTURE APPEARS DISTORTED ON THE 46
s 4HIS HAPPENS WHEN VIEWING A PICTURE RECORDED IN THE WIDE MODE ON A 46 3ET
;$/7. #/.6%24= ON THE
34!.$!2$ 3%4 MENU P AND PLAY BACK THE
PICTURE
s "EFORE RECORDING SELECT ;$6 3%4= FROM THE
34!.$!2$ 3%4 MENU AND SET
; 7)$% 3%,%#4= TO ;= P #ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
APPEARS ON THE ,#$ SCREEN
s 4HIS APPEARS WHEN YOU PLAY BACK A TAPE RECORDED ON OTHER RECORDING DEVICES USING A CH
MICROPHONE #( -)# 2%# 4HIS CAMCORDER DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THE CH MICROPHONE
RECORDING STANDARD
2EMOTE #OMMANDER
4HE SUPPLIED 2EMOTE #OMMANDER DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 3ET ;2%-/4% #42,= TO ;/.= P s 2EMOVE ANY OBSTRUCTIONS BETWEEN THE 2EMOTE #OMMANDER AND THE REMOTE SENSOR
s 0OINT THE REMOTE SENSOR AWAY FROM STRONG LIGHT SOURCES SUCH AS DIRECT SUNLIGHT OR OVERHEAD
LIGHTING /THERWISE THE 2EMOTE #OMMANDER MAY NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY
s )NSERT A NEW BATTERY )NSERT A BATTERY INTO THE BATTERY HOLDER WITH THE n POLARITIES CORRECTLY
MATCHING THE n MARKS P s 2EMOVE THE CONVERSION LENS OPTIONAL AS THE REMOTE SENSOR MAY BE OBSTRUCTED BY IT
s 9OU CANNOT USE THE :%2/ 3%4 -%-/29 BUTTON WITH YOUR CAMCORDER
!NOTHER 6#2 MALFUNCTIONS WHEN YOU USE THE SUPPLIED 2EMOTE #OMMANDER
s 3ELECT A COMMANDER MODE OTHER THAN 642 FOR YOUR 6#2 OR COVER THE SENSOR OF YOUR 6#2
WITH BLACK PAPER
-ENU
-ENU ITEMS ARE GRAYED OUT
s 9OU CANNOT SELECT GRAYED ITEMS IN THE CURRENT RECORDINGPLAYBACK SITUATION
9OU CANNOT USE ;02/'2!- !%=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;02/'2!- !%= TOGETHER WITH
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;/,$ -/6)%= OF ;$%&&%#4=
n 4%,% -!#2/
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n 7HEN THE !54/ ,/#+ SWITCH IS SET TO /. P 9OU CANNOT USE ;30/4 -%4%2=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;30/4 -%4%2= TOGETHER WITH
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n 7HEN THE !54/ ,/#+ SWITCH IS SET TO /. P s )F YOU SET ;02/'2!- !%= ;30/4 -%4%2= IS AUTOMATICALLY SET TO ;!54/=
9OU CANNOT ADJUST ;%80/352%= MANUALLY
s 9OU CANNOT ADJUST THE EXPOSURE MANUALLY WITH
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n 7HEN THE !54/ ,/#+ SWITCH IS SET TO /. P s )F YOU SET ;02/'2!- !%= ;%80/352%= IS CANCELED
;7()4% "!,= DOES NOT FUNCTION
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;7()4% "!,= TOGETHER WITH
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n 7HEN THE !54/ ,/#+ SWITCH IS SET TO /. P 9OU CANNOT ADJUST ;3(!20.%33=
s 9OU CANNOT ADJUST ;3(!20.%33= WITH ;#/,/2 "!2=
;3(5442 30%%$= CANNOT BE ADJUSTED MANUALLY
4ROUBLESHOOTING
s 9OU CANNOT ADJUST ;3(5442 30%%$= WITH
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;02/'2!- !%=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n ;/,$ -/6)%= OF ;$ %&&%#4=
n ;30/4 -%4%2=
n 7HEN ;%80/352%= IS ANYTHING OTHER THAN ;!54/=
n 7HEN THE 0/7%2 SWITCH IS SET TO #!-%2!-%-/29
n 7HEN THE !54/ ,/#+ SWITCH IS SET TO /. P s 7HEN ;#).%&2!-%= IS SET THE SHUTTER SPEED CANNOT BE ADJUSTED TO SECOND OR LESS
s 7HEN ;02/'2!- !%= IS SET ;3(5442 30%%$= RETURNS TO ;!54/=
;!% 3()&4= CANNOT BE OPERATED
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;!% 3()&4= TOGETHER WITH
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n 7HEN ;%80/352%= IS ANYTHING OTHER THAN ;!54/=
9OU CANNOT USE ;30/4 &/#53=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;30/4 &/#53= TOGETHER WITH
n ;02/'2!- !%=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n 7HEN THE &/#53://- SWITCH IS SET TO !54/
#ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
9OU CANNOT USE ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;#/,/2 3,/7 3= TOGETHER WITH
n ;&!$%2=
n ;$ %&&%#4=
n ;02/'2!- !%=
n ;3(5442 30%%$=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;30/4 -%4%2=
n 7HEN ;%80/352%= IS ANYTHING OTHER THAN ;!54/=
n ;#).%&2!-%=
;()34/'2!-= IS NOT DISPLAYED
s ;()34/'2!-= IS NOT DISPLAYED IN THE FOLLOWING
n 7HILE USING EXPANDED FOCUS
n 7HILE USING ;$!4% 2%#=
s
INDICATOR APPEARS AND ;()34/'2!-= IS NOT DISPLAYED IN THE FOLLOWING
n 7HILE USING ;$)')4!, ://-=
n 7HILE USING ;$%&&%#4=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
9OU CANNOT USE ;&!$%2=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;&!$%2= TOGETHER WITH
n ;3%,&4)-%2=
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n ;$ %&&%#4=
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;350%2 .3=
9OU CANNOT USE ;350%2 .3=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;350%2 .3= WHEN YOU SET ;#).%&2!-%=
9OU CANNOT USE ;&5,, 3#!.=
s 3ET ;34%!$93(/4= TO ;/&&=
9OU CANNOT USE ;$ %&&%#4=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;$ %&&%#4= TOGETHER WITH
n ;#/,/2 3,/7 3=
n ;&!$%2=
n 7HEN ;3(5442 30%%$= IS SET TO LESS THAN n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;350%2 .3=
n ;#).%&2!-%=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;/,$ -/6)%= TOGETHER WITH
n ;0)#4 %&&%#4=
n 7HEN ;3(5442 30%%$= IS SET TO ;-!.5!,=
n ;02/'2!- !%=
n 7HEN ;
7)$% 3%,%#4= OF ;$6 3%4= IS SET TO ;=
9OU CANNOT USE ;0)#4 %&&%#4=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;0)#4 %&&%#4= TOGETHER WITH
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
n ;/,$ -/6)%= OF ;$ %&&%#4=
s ;0)#4 %&&%#4= CANNOT BE SET TO ;3+.4/. $%4!),= WHILE USING THE "!#+ ,)'(4
FUNCTION
9OU CANNOT USE ;3(/4 42!.3=
s 9OU CANNOT USE ;3(/4 42!.3= TOGETHER WITH
n .IGHT3HOT
n ;#/,/2 "!2=
$UBBING%DITING#ONNECTING TO OTHER DEVICES
0ICTURES FROM CONNECTED DEVICES ARE NOT DISPLAYED ON THE ,#$ SCREEN OR THE
VIEWlNDER
s 3ET ;$)30 /54054= TO ;,#$ 0!.%,= P s 9OU CANNOT INPUT A SIGNAL TO YOUR CAMCORDER IF YOU PRESS $)30,!9"!44 ).&/ WHILE
;$)30 /54054= IS SET TO ;6/540!.%,= P s 9OU CANNOT ZOOM THE PICTURES FROM CONNECTED DEVICES ON YOUR CAMCORDER
4IME CODE AND OTHER INFORMATION APPEAR ON THE DISPLAY OF THE CONNECTED
DEVICE
4ROUBLESHOOTING
0ICTURES FROM CONNECTED DEVICES CANNOT BE ZOOMED
s 3ET ;$)30 /54054= TO ;,#$ 0!.%,= WHILE CONNECTED WITH AN !6 CONNECTING CABLE P
9OU CANNOT DUB CORRECTLY USING THE !6 CONNECTING CABLE
s 9OU CANNOT INPUT EXTERNALLY FROM A DEVICE CONNECTED WITH THE !6 CONNECTING CABLE
s 4HE !6 CONNECTING CABLE IS NOT CONNECTED PROPERLY
-AKE SURE THAT THE !6 CONNECTING CABLE IS CONNECTED TO THE INPUT JACK OF ANOTHER DEVICE FOR
DUBBING A PICTURE FROM YOUR CAMCORDER
7HEN CONNECTED USING AN I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL NO PICTURE APPEARS ON THE
MONITOR SCREEN DURING DUBBING
s 3ET ;6#2 ($6$6= ON THE
THE CONNECTED DEVICE P 34!.$!2$ 3%4 MENU ACCORDING TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF
#ONTINUED <
4ROUBLESHOOTING #ONTINUED
9OU CANNOT ADD SOUND TO THE RECORDED TAPE
s 9OU CANNOT ADD SOUND TO THE RECORDED TAPE ON THIS UNIT
.EW SOUND ADDED TO A RECORDED TAPE ON ANOTHER CAMCORDER IS NOT HEARD
s !DJUST ; !5$)/ -)8= FROM THE ;#( #(= ORIGINAL SOUND SIDE UNTIL THE SOUND IS HEARD
APPROPRIATELY P 3TILL PICTURES CANNOT BE DUBBED FROM A TAPE TO A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 9OU CANNOT RECORD OR A DISTORTED PICTURE MAY BE RECORDED IF THE TAPE HAS BEEN USED REPEATEDLY
FOR RECORDING
9OU CANNOT INPUT PICTURES
s 9OU CANNOT INPUT PICTURES WHILE ;$)30 /54054= IS SET TO ;6/540!.%,= P s 9OU CANNOT INPUT PICTURES IF YOU PRESS $)30,!9"!44 ).&/
#ONNECTING TO A COMPUTER
4HE COMPUTER DOES NOT RECOGNIZE YOUR CAMCORDER
s $ISCONNECT THE CABLE FROM THE COMPUTER AND CAMCORDER THEN CONNECT IT AGAIN SECURELY
s $ISCONNECT 53" DEVICES OTHER THAN THE KEYBOARD THE MOUSE AND THE CAMCORDER FROM THE
53" JACK ON THE COMPUTER
s $ISCONNECT THE CABLE FROM THE COMPUTER AND CAMCORDER RESTART THE COMPUTER THEN CONNECT
THEM AGAIN CORRECTLY
9OU CANNOT MONITOR VIDEO THAT THE CAMCORDER IS CAPTURING
s $ISCONNECT THE CABLE FROM THE COMPUTER TURN ON THE CAMCORDER THEN CONNECT IT AGAIN
9OU CANNOT VIEW THE VIDEO RECORDED ON A TAPE ON THE COMPUTER
s $ISCONNECT THE CABLE FROM THE COMPUTER THEN CONNECT IT AGAIN
s #ONNECT THE I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL BECAUSE YOU CANNOT COPY PICTURES WITH THE 53" CABLE
SUPPLIED
9OU CANNOT VIEW THE VIDEO AND STILL IMAGES RECORDED ON A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
ON THE COMPUTER
s )NSERT A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IN THE CORRECT DIRECTION THEN PUSH IT ALL THE WAY IN
s 9OU CANNOT USE AN I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL #ONNECT THE CAMCORDER AND THE COMPUTER USING
THE 53" CABLE SUPPLIED
s 4HE COMPUTER DOES NOT RECOGNIZE THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv DURING CAMCORDER OPERATIONS
SUCH AS TAPE PLAYBACK OR EDITING &INISH ANY CAMCORDER OPERATIONS BEFORE CONNECTING THE
CAMCORDER TO THE COMPUTER
s 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH DOWN TO TURN ON THE 0,!9%$)4 LAMP THEN SET ;53" 3%,%#4= TO
;-%-/29 34)#+=
;2EMOVABLE $ISK= DOES NOT APPEAR ON THE COMPUTER SCREEN
s 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH DOWN TO TURN ON THE 0,!9%$)4 LAMP THEN SET ;53" 3%,%#4= TO
;-%-/29 34)#+=
s )NSERT A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv INTO YOUR CAMCORDER
s $ISCONNECT THE 53" DEVICE OTHER THAN THE KEYBOARD THE MOUSE AND THE CAMCORDER FROM THE
53" JACK ON THE COMPUTER
s 4HE COMPUTER DOES NOT RECOGNIZE THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv DURING CAMCORDER OPERATIONS SUCH
AS TAPE PLAYBACK OR EDITING &INISH CAMCORDER OPERATIONS BEFORE CONNECTING THE CAMCORDER TO
THE COMPUTER
9OU CANNOT COPY VIDEO AND STILL IMAGES TO THE COMPUTER
s $ISPLAY PICTURES RECORDED ON A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv WITH THE FOLLOWING PROCEDURES FOR THE
7INDOWS COMPUTER
$OUBLECLICK ;-Y #OMPUTER=
$OUBLECLICK THE ICON FOR THE NEWLY RECOGNIZED DRIVE ;2EMOVABLE $ISK= )T MAY TAKE SOME
TIME UNTIL THE DRIVE IS RECOGNIZED
$OUBLECLICK THE DESIRED IMAGE lLE
4HE lLE COPIED FROM THE COMPUTER IS NOT COPIED TO THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 4HE 53" CABLE SUPPLIED IS NOT REMOVED WITH THE RIGHT PROCEDURE #ONNECT YOUR CAMCORDER
TO THE COMPUTER AND TRANSFER THE DATA P 4ROUBLESHOOTING
7ARNING INDICATORS AND MESSAGES
3ELFDIAGNOSIS DISPLAY7ARNING
INDICATORS
)F INDICATORS APPEAR ON THE ,#$ SCREEN OR
IN THE VIEWlNDER CHECK THE FOLLOWING
3OME SYMPTOMS YOU CAN lX BY YOURSELF
)F THE PROBLEM PERSISTS EVEN AFTER YOU HAVE
TRIED A COUPLE OF TIMES CONTACT YOUR 3ONY
DEALER OR LOCAL AUTHORIZED 3ONY SERVICE
FACILITY
#OR % øøøø 3ELFDIAGNOSIS
DISPLAY
#øø
s 4HE BATTERY PACK IS NOT AN
h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK 5SE AN
h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK P s #ONNECT THE $# PLUG OF THE !#
!DAPTOR TO THE $# ). JACK OF YOUR
CAMCORDER SECURELY P #øø
s -OISTURE CONDENSATION HAS OCCURRED
2EMOVE THE CASSETTE AND LEAVE YOUR
CAMCORDER FOR AT LEAST HOUR THEN RE
INSERT THE CASSETTE P #øø
s #LEAN THE HEAD USING A CLEANING
CASSETTE OPTIONAL P #øø #øø
s 3YMPTOMS THAT ARE NOT DESCRIBED ABOVE
HAVE OCCURRED 2EMOVE AND INSERT THE
CASSETTE THEN OPERATE YOUR CAMCORDER
AGAIN $O NOT PERFORM THIS PROCEDURE IF
MOISTURE STARTS TO CONDENSE P s 2EMOVE THE POWER SOURCE 2ECONNECT
IT AGAIN AND OPERATE YOUR CAMCORDER
AGAIN
s #HANGE THE CASSETTE 0RESS 2%3%4 P
AND OPERATE YOUR CAMCORDER AGAIN
%øø %øø %øø
s #ONTACT YOUR 3ONY DEALER OR LOCAL
AUTHORIZED 3ONY SERVICE FACILITY )NFORM
THEM OF THE DIGIT CODE WHICH STARTS
FROM h%v
7ARNING INDICATOR
PERTAINING TO lLES
s 4HE lLE IS DAMAGED
s 4HE lLE IS UNREADABLE P ’ "ATTERY LEVEL WARNING
s 4HE BATTERY PACK IS NEARLY USED UP
s $EPENDING ON THE OPERATING
ENVIRONMENT OR BATTERY CONDITIONS
’ MAY mASH EVEN IF THERE ARE
APPROXIMATELY TO MINUTES
REMAINING
„ -OISTURE CONDENSATION WARNING
s %JECT THE CASSETTE REMOVE THE POWER
SOURCE AND THEN LEAVE IT FOR ABOUT HOUR WITH THE CASSETTE LID OPEN P 7ARNING INDICATOR PERTAINING TO
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IS NOT INSERTED P
7ARNING INDICATORS PERTAINING TO
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 4HE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IS DAMAGED
s 4HE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IS NOT
FORMATTED CORRECTLY P 7ARNING INDICATOR PERTAINING TO
INCOMPATIBLE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s !N INCOMPATIBLE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
IS INSERTED P š 7ARNING INDICATORS PERTAINING TO
THE TAPE
3LOW mASHING
s 4HERE IS LESS THAN MINUTES REMAINING
ON THE TAPE
s .O CASSETTE IS INSERTED
s 4HE WRITEPROTECT TAB ON THE CASSETTE IS
SET TO LOCK P &AST mASHING
s 4HE TAPE HAS RUN OUT
å %JECT CASSETTE WARNING
3LOW mASHING
$ESCRIPTION OF WARNING
MESSAGES
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THE INSTRUCTIONS
s 4HE WRITEPROTECT TAB ON THE CASSETTE IS
SET TO LOCK P
ý "ATTERY
&AST mASHING
5SE THE h )NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK
P s -OISTURE CONDENSATION HAS OCCURRED P
s 4HE SELFDIAGNOSIS DISPLAY CODE IS
DISPLAYED P "ATTERY LEVEL IS LOW
s #HANGE THE BATTERY P † 7ARNING INDICATOR PERTAINING TO
IMAGE DELETION
/LD BATTERY 5SE A NEW ONE P s 4HE IMAGE IS PROTECTED P † 7ARNING INDICATOR PERTAINING
TO THE WRITEPROTECT OF THE h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv
7ARNING INDICATOR PERTAINING TO
THE mASH
3LOW mASHING
s 3TILL CHARGING
7ARNING INDICATOR PERTAINING TO
CAMERASHAKE WARNING
s 4HE AMOUNT OF LIGHTS IS NOT SUFlCIENT
SO CAMERASHAKE EASILY OCCURS 5SE
THE mASH
s 4HE CAMCORDER IS UNSTEADY SO
CAMERASHAKE EASILY OCCURS (OLD THE
CAMCORDER STEADY WITH BOTH HANDS AND
SHOOT THE IMAGE (OWEVER NOTE THAT
THE CAMERASHAKE WARNING INDICATOR
DOES NOT DISAPPEAR
9OU HEAR A MELODY WHEN THE WARNING INDICATORS
APPEAR ON THE SCREEN ;"%%0= P ý -OISTURE CONDENSATION
„å-OISTURE CONDENSATION %JECT THE
CASSETTE P „-OISTURE CONDENSATION 4URN OFF
FOR ( P 4ROUBLESHOOTING
s 4HE WRITEPROTECT TAB ON THE h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv IS SET TO LOCK P å2EATTACH THE POWER SOURCE P ý #ASSETTE4APE
š)NSERT A CASSETTE P å2EINSERT THE CASSETTE
s #HECK IF THE CASSETTE IS DAMAGED
šå4HE TAPE IS LOCKED CHECK THE
TAB P š4HE TAPE HAS REACHED THE END
s 2EWIND OR CHANGE THE TAPE
#ONTINUED <
7ARNING INDICATORS AND MESSAGES #ONTINUED
ý h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
)NSERT A -EMORY 3TICK P 2EINSERT THE -EMORY 3TICK
s 2EINSERT THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv A
FEW TIMES )F EVEN THEN THE INDICATOR
mASHES THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
MIGHT BE DAMAGED 4RY WITH ANOTHER
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
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s )NSERT A WRITABLE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
)NCOMPATIBLE TYPE OF -EMORY
3TICK
s ! TYPE OF h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
INCOMPATIBLE WITH YOUR CAMCORDER IS
INSERTED P 4HIS -EMORY 3TICK IS NOT
FORMATTED CORRECTLY
s #HECK THE FORMAT THEN FORMAT THE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv AS NECESSARY P
#ANNOT RECORD 4HE -EMORY 3TICK IS
FULL
.O lLE
s .O lLE IS RECORDED OR THERE IS NO
READABLE lLE ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv
-EMORY 3TICK FOLDERS ARE FULL
s 9OU CANNOT CREATE FOLDERS EXCEEDING
-3$#& 9OU CANNOT DELETE CREATED
FOLDERS USING YOUR CAMCORDER
s 9OU WILL HAVE TO FORMAT THE h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv P OR DELETE THEM
USING YOUR COMPUTER
#ANNOT RECORD STILL IMAGES ON
-EMORY 3TICK P ý 0ICT"RIDGE COMPLIANT PRINTER
#HECK THE CONNECTED DEVICE
s 3WITCH OFF THE PRINTER AND SWITCH IT ON
AGAIN THEN DISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE
SUPPLIED AND RECONNECT IT
#ONNECT THE CAMCORDER TO A
0ICT"RIDGE COMPATIBLE PRINTER
s 3WITCH OFF THE PRINTER AND SWITCH IT ON
AGAIN THEN DISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE
SUPPLIED AND RECONNECT IT
s $ELETE UNNECESSARY IMAGES P %RROR #ANCEL THE TASK
†4HE -EMORY 3TICK IS LOCKED
#HECK THE TAB P s #HECK THE PRINTER
#ANNOT PRINT #HECK THE PRINTER
#ANNOT PLAYBACK 2EINSERT THE
-EMORY 3TICK P #ANNOT RECORD 2EINSERT THE -EMORY
3TICK P s 3WITCH OFF THE PRINTER AND SWITCH IT ON
AGAIN THEN DISCONNECT THE 53" CABLE
SUPPLIED AND RECONNECT IT
ý &LASH
#HARGINGx #ANNOT RECORD STILL
IMAGES
s 9OU ARE TRYING TO RECORD A STILL IMAGE
WHILE CHARGING THE mASH OPTIONAL
ý /THERS
#ANNOT RECORD DUE TO COPYRIGHT
PROTECTION P #HANGE TO CORRECT TAPE FORMAT
s 4HE PICTURES CANNOT BE PLAYED BACK
BECAUSE OF AN INCOMPATIBLE FORMAT
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s 3TOP THE PLAYBACK OR SIGNAL INPUT OR
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)NVALID IN !54/ ,/#+ MODE P 4ROUBLESHOOTING
³ $IRTY VIDEO HEAD 5SE A CLEANING
CASSETTE P 5SING YOUR CAMCORDER
ABROAD
0OWER SUPPLY
9OU CAN USE YOUR CAMCORDER IN ANY
COUNTRIESREGIONS USING THE !# !DAPTOR
SUPPLIED WITH YOUR CAMCORDER WITHIN THE
!# 6 TO 6 (Z RANGE
5SE A COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE !# PLUG
ADAPTOR ;A= IF NECESSARY DEPENDING ON THE
DESIGN OF THE WALL OUTLET ;B=
6IEWING ($6 FORMAT PICTURES RECORDED
IN ($6 FORMAT
9OU NEED AN ($6I COMPATIBLE 46
OR MONITOR WITH A COMPONENT JACK AND
!5$)/6)$%/ INPUT JACK
6IEWING $6#!- $6 FORMAT PICTURES
9OU NEED THE 46 WITH THE !5$)/6)$%/
INPUT JACK
!#,!
;A=
;B=
/N 46 COLOR SYSTEMS
9OUR CAMCORDER IS AN .43# SYSTEMBASED
CAMCORDER )F YOU WANT TO VIEW THE
PLAYBACK PICTURE ON A 46 IT MUST BE AN
.43# SYSTEMBASED 46 SEE FOLLOWING
LIST
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3IMPLE SETTING OF THE CLOCK BY TIME
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TIME BY SETTING A TIME DIFFERENCE WHEN
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;7/2,$ 4)-%= IN THE
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,!.'5 MENU THEN SET THE TIME
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9OUR CAMCORDER IS CAPABLE OF RECORDING IN
($6$6#!-$6 FORMATS
)T IS RECOMMENDED TO USE A CASSETTE WITH
THE
MARK TO RECORD IN THE ($6
$6#!-$6 FORMAT
)T IS RECOMMENDED TO USE A CASSETTE WITH
THE
MARK TO RECORD IN THE
$6#!- FORMAT
9OUR CAMCORDER IS NOT COMPATIBLE WITH
CASSETTES WITH #ASSETTE -EMORY
7HAT IS THE ($6 FORMAT
4HE ($6 FORMAT IS A VIDEO FORMAT
DEVELOPED TO RECORD AND PLAY BACK DIGITAL
HIGH DElNITION ($ VIDEO SIGNALS ON A $6
CASSETTE
9OUR CAMCORDER ADOPTS THE )NTERLACE MODE
WITH EFFECTIVE SCAN LINES OF SCREEN
RULING I NUMBER OF PIXELS ¾
DOTS
4HE VIDEO BIT RATE FOR RECORDING IS ABOUT
-BPS
I,).+ IS ADOPTED FOR THE DIGITAL INTERFACE
ENABLING A DIGITAL CONNECTION WITH AN ($6
COMPATIBLE 46 OR COMPUTER
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4O PREVENT A BLANK SECTION FROM BEING
MADE ON THE TAPE
'O TO THE END OF THE RECORDED SECTION USING
%.$ 3%!2#( P BEFORE YOU BEGIN
THE NEXT RECORDING WHEN YOU HAVE PLAYED
BACK THE TAPE
ý 7HEN YOU PLAY BACK
)F THE CASSETTE YOU PLAY BACK ON YOUR
CAMCORDER CONTAINS COPYRIGHT SIGNALS YOU
CANNOT COPY IT TO A TAPE IN ANOTHER VIDEO
CAMERA CONNECTED TO YOUR CAMCORDER
ý 7HEN YOU RECORD
9OU CANNOT RECORD SOFTWARE ON YOUR
CAMCORDER THAT CONTAINS COPYRIGHT
CONTROL SIGNALS FOR COPYRIGHT
PROTECTION OF SOFTWARE
;#ANNOT RECORD DUE TO COPYRIGHT
PROTECTION= APPEARS ON THE ,#$ SCREEN OR
ON THE VIEWlNDER IF YOU TRY TO RECORD SUCH
SOFTWARE 9OUR CAMCORDER DOES NOT RECORD
COPYRIGHT CONTROL SIGNALS ON THE TAPE WHEN
IT RECORDS
!UDIO MODE
4HE $6#!- FORMAT HAS AUDIO MODES
s 9OU CANNOT DUB SOUND ONTO A RECORDED
TAPE WITH YOUR CAMCORDER
ý &3+ BIT MODE
4HE ORIGINAL SOUND IS RECORDED IN CHANNELS
AND AND THE NEW SOUND IN CHANNELS
AND 4HE BALANCE BETWEEN CHANNELS
AND CHANNELS CAN BE ADJUSTED BY
SELECTING ; !5$)/ -)8= IN THE MENU
SETTINGS DURING PLAYBACK )F YOU SELECT
;-)8= THE SOUNDS OF CHANNEL AND
CHANNEL ARE SYNTHESIZED TO BE OUTPUT
ý &3+ BIT MODE
!DDITIONAL )NFORMATION
s 9OUR CAMCORDER CAN PLAY BACK PICTURES
IN BOTH THE $6#!- $6 FORMAT AND
($6I SPECIlCATION
s 9OUR CAMCORDER CAN PLAY BACK PICTURES
RECORDED IN THE ($6 P FORMAT
BUT CANNOT OUTPUT IT FROM THE ($6$6
)NTERFACE I,).+ JACK
#OPYRIGHT SIGNAL
4HE ORIGINAL SOUND CAN BE RECORDED IN HIGH
QUALITY USING CHANNELS 4HE AUDIO MODE
CAN BE INDICATED ON THE ,#$ SCREEN OR IN
THE VIEWlNDER
#ONTINUED <
($6 FORMAT AND RECORDINGPLAYBACK #ONTINUED
.OTES ON USE
ý 7HEN NOT USING YOUR CAMCORDER FOR A
LONG TIME
2EMOVE THE CASSETTE AND STORE IT
ý 4O PREVENT ACCIDENTAL ERASURE
3LIDE THE WRITEPROTECT TAB ON THE CASSETTE TO
SET IT TO 3!6%
2%# 4HE CASSETTE CAN BE
RECORDED
3!6% 4HE CASSETTE CANNOT
BE RECORDED WRITEPROTECTED
ý 7HEN LABELING THE CASSETTE
"E SURE TO PLACE THE LABEL ONLY ON
THE LOCATIONS SHOWN IN THE FOLLOWING
ILLUSTRATION SO AS NOT TO CAUSE A MALFUNCTION
OF YOUR CAMCORDER
$O NOT PUT A LABEL
ALONG THIS BORDER
,ABELING POSITION
ý !FTER USING THE CASSETTE
2EWIND THE TAPE TO THE BEGINNING TO AVOID
DISTORTION OF THE PICTURE OR THE SOUND 4HE
CASSETTE SHOULD THEN BE PUT IN ITS CASE AND
STORED IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION
ý 7HEN CLEANING THE GOLDPLATED
CONNECTOR
'ENERALLY CLEAN THE GOLDPLATED CONNECTOR
ON A CASSETTE WITH A COTTONWOOL SWAB AFTER
EVERY TIMES IT HAS BEEN EJECTED
)F THE GOLDPLATED CONNECTOR ON THE CASSETTE
IS DIRTY OR DUSTY THE REMAINING TAPE
INDICATOR MAY NOT BE INDICATED CORRECTLY
/N ($6I SPECIlCATION COMPLIANT
46S
!N ($6 FORMAT COMPATIBLE 46 WITH THE
COMPONENT INPUT JACK IS REQUIRED TO VIEW
PLAYBACK PICTURES RECORDED IN THE ($6
FORMAT 3EE THE TABLE BELOW FOR THE MAIN
MODELS
3ONY 46 MODELS
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+,63! +$%8"2
+$%83 +$%83
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+6$!- +6$!- +6$!-
+6$!+, +6$!+"
+6$!- +6$!8 +6$!.
+6$!- +6$!- +6$!-
+6$!- +6$!- +6$!-
+6$!-8 +6$!.
+6$!- +6$!- +6$!-
+6$!- +6$!- +6$!-
+6$!- +6$!-
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!S OF ST OF !UGUST s 3OME MODELS ARE NOT AVAILABLE DEPENDING ON
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#OMPATIBILITY OF THE
$6#!-$6 FORMATS
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MORE RELIABLE AND HIGHEREND FORMAT THAN
THE CONSUMER $6 FORMAT %XPLAINED HERE
ARE THE DIFFERENCES COMPATIBILITY AND
LIMITATIONS ON EDITING FOR THE $6#!- AND
$6 FORMATS
$IFFERENCES BETWEEN THE $6#!- AND
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SYNCHRONIZED )N UNLOCK MODE WHICH THE
CONSUMER $6 FORMAT ADOPTS THE SAMPLING
FREQUENCIES ARE INDEPENDENT 4HEREFORE
LOCK MODE IS MORE EFFECTIVE THAN UNLOCK
MODE IN DIGITAL PROCESSING AND SMOOTH
TRANSITION DURING AUDIO EDITING
4HE RECORDING FORMAT OF THE PICTURE IS
DElNED ACCORDING TO THE RECORDERS FORMAT
AS DESCRIBED BELOW
2ECORDERS
FORMAT
#ASSETTES
FORMAT
2ECORDING
FORMAT
$6#!-
$6#!$6
$6#!-
$6
$6#!$6
$6
s 4HIS CAMCORDER COMPLIES WITH THE $6#!FORMAT
4HOUGH MINI $6 CASSETTES CAN BE USED FOR
RECORDING WE RECOMMEND YOU USE MINI
$6#!- CASSETTES TO GET THE MOST OUT OF THE
HIGH RELIABILITY OF THE $6#!- FORMAT
s 4HE RECORDING TIME OF MINI $6 CASSETTES IS SHORTER THAN THAT INDICATED ON MINI $6 CASSETTES
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#OMPATIBILITY ON PLAYBACK
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/N $6 VIDEO
EQUIPMENT
/N $6#!VIDEO
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$6
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#AN BE
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#ONTINUED <
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#OMPATIBILITY OF THE $6#!-$6 FORMATS #ONTINUED
#OMPATIBILITY ON EDITING USING $6
JACKS
7HEN THIS CAMCORDER IS CONNECTED TO OTHER
DIGITAL VIDEO EQUIPMENT USING AN I,).+
CABLE THE RECORDING FORMAT OF EDITED TAPES
IS DElNED ACCORDING TO THE SOURCE TAPE AND
THE RECORDERS FORMAT AS DESCRIBED BELOW
0LAYBACK OR EDITING USING THE EDITED TAPE
MAY BE LIMITED DEPENDING ON DUBBING
OPERATION 3TART DUBBING AFTER READING
h,IMITATIONS ON EDITINGv P 3OURCE
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MODELS
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$6
7HEN USING MINI $6#!- VIDEO EQUIPMENT
TO PERFORM $6 DUBBING OF A TAPE RECORDED IN
$6 FORMAT THE TAPE PRODUCED WILL BE IN THE
$6#!- FORMAT WHICH THE TIME CODE FORMAT
WILL BE PARTLY MISADJUSTED 4HERE WILL BE NO
EFFECT ON THE RECORDED PICTURE EXCEPT IN CERTAIN
CASES
)F THE TAPE THAT IS TO BE DUBBED IS IN THE
$6#!- FORMAT AS IN THE TAPE PRODUCED WILL
BE IN THE $6#!- FORMAT AND THE TIME CODE
FORMAT WILL BE PARTLY MISADJUSTED
3OME MINI $6 VIDEO EQUIPMENT MAY BE ABLE
TO PLAY BACK A $6#!-FORMATTED TAPE %VEN IF
THE TAPE IS PLAYED BACK QUALITY OF THE PLAYBACK
CANNOT BE GUARANTEED 4HE TIME CODE FORMAT
WILL BE PARTLY MISADJUSTED
s )F YOU USE TAPES AS IN TO ABOVE FOR EDITING
THE FUNCTIONS MAY BE LIMITED REGARDLESS OF THE
FORMAT OF PLAYERS AND RECORDERS
,IMITATIONS ON EDITING
9OU MAY lND THE FOLLOWING LIMITATIONS
WHEN EDITING A TAPE PRODUCED BY DUBBING
OR EDITING USING THE ($6$6 )NTERFACE
I,).+ JACK
s $UE TO THE DIFFERENCE IN TRACK PITCH YOU CANNOT
RECORD OR EDIT ON $6FORMATTED TAPES USING MINI
$6#!- VIDEO EQUIPMENT
s $EPENDING ON THE $6#!- VIDEO EQUIPMENT
USED YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO EDIT $6#!FORMATTED TAPES IF THE AUDIO RECORDING MODE
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VIDEO JACKS
!BOUT THE h-EMORY 3TICKv
! h-EMORY 3TICKv IS A COMPACT PORTABLE
)# RECORDING MEDIUM WITH A DATA CAPACITY
THAT EXCEEDS THE CAPACITY OF A mOPPY DISK
9OU CAN USE ONLY A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
WHICH IS ABOUT THE HALF SIZE OF A STANDARD
h-EMORY 3TICKv IN YOUR CAMCORDER
(OWEVER APPEARANCE ON THE LIST BELOW DOES
NOT GUARANTEE THE OPERATION OF ALL TYPES OF
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IN YOUR CAMCORDER
4YPES OF h-EMORY 3TICKv
h-EMORY 3TICKvWITHOUT
-AGIC'ATE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOvWITHOUT
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h-AGIC'ATE -EMORY 3TICKv
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æ
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s &ILE NAMES OF STILL IMAGES
n 4HIS lLE NAME APPEARS ON THE
SCREEN OF YOUR CAMCORDER
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THE DISPLAY OF A COMPUTER
s ! h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv FORMATTED BY A
COMPUTER 7INDOWS /3-AC /3 DOES NOT HAVE
GUARANTEED COMPATIBILITY WITH YOUR CAMCORDER
s $ATA READWRITE SPEED MAY VARY DEPENDING ON
/N A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv WITH A
WRITEPROTECT TAB
9OU CAN PREVENT ACCIDENTAL ERASURE OF
IMAGES WHEN YOU SLIDE THE WRITEPROTECT TAB
ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv WITH A SMALL
TAPERED OBJECT TO THE WRITEPROTECT POSITION
4HE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv SUPPLIED WITH
YOUR CAMCORDER IS NOT EQUIPPED WITH A
WRITEPROTECT TAB
.OTES ON USE
)MAGE DATA MAY BE DAMAGED IN THE
FOLLOWING CASES #OMPENSATION FOR
DAMAGED IMAGE DATA WILL NOT BE MADE
s )F YOU EJECT THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv TURN
THE POWER OFF ON YOUR CAMCORDER OR REMOVE
THE BATTERY PACK FOR REPLACEMENT WHILE YOUR
CAMCORDER IS READING OR WRITING IMAGE lLES
ON THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv WHILE THE ACCESS
LAMP IS LIT OR mASHING
s )F YOU USE THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv NEAR
MAGNETS OR MAGNETIC lELDS
)T IS RECOMMENDED YOU MAKE A BACKUP
OF IMPORTANT DATA ON THE HARD DISK OF A
COMPUTER
ý /N HANDLING A h-EMORY 3TICKv
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A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s "E CAREFUL NOT TO APPLY EXCESSIVE FORCE WHEN
WRITING ON A MEMO AREA ON A h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv
s $O NOT ATTACH A LABEL OR THE LIKE ON A h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv OR A -EMORY 3TICK $UO !DAPTOR
s 7HEN YOU CARRY OR STORE A h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv PUT IT IN ITS CASE
s $O NOT TOUCH OR ALLOW METALLIC OBJECTS TO COME
INTO CONTACT WITH THE TERMINALS
s $O NOT BEND DROP OR APPLY STRONG FORCE TO THE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s $O NOT DISASSEMBLE OR MODIFY THE h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv
s $O NOT LET THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv GET WET
s "E CAREFUL TO KEEP h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv MEDIA
OUT OF THE REACH OF SMALL CHILDREN 4HERE IS
DANGER THAT A CHILD MIGHT SWALLOW IT
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A STANDARD h-EMORY 3TICKv
4HE TYPES OF h-EMORY 3TICKv THAT SUPPORT HIGH
SPEED DATA TRANSFER 4HE SPEED OF DATA TRANSFER
VARIES DEPENDING ON THE DEVICE TO BE USED
h-AGIC'ATEv IS A COPYRIGHT PROTECTION
TECHNOLOGY THAT RECORDS AND TRANSFERS THE
CONTENTS IN AN ENCRYPTED FORMAT .OTE THAT DATA
THAT USES h-AGIC'ATEv TECHNOLOGY CANNOT BE
RECORDED OR PLAYED ON YOUR CAMCORDER
THE COMBINATION OF THE h-EMORY 3TICKv AND
h-EMORY 3TICKv COMPLIANT PRODUCT YOU USE
!BOUT THE h-EMORY 3TICKv #ONTINUED
ý /N A LOCATION FOR USE
$O NOT USE OR KEEP THE h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
s 0LACES SUBJECT TO EXTREMELY HIGH TEMPERATURE
SUCH AS A CAR PARKED OUTSIDE IN THE SUMMER
s 0LACES UNDER DIRECT SUNLIGHT
s 0LACES WITH EXTREMELY HIGH HUMIDITY OR SUBJECT
TO CORROSIVE GASES
ý /N THE -EMORY 3TICK $UO !DAPTOR
SUPPLIED
!FTER INSERTING A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
INTO THE -EMORY 3TICK $UO !DAPTOR YOU
CAN USE IT WITH A STANDARD h-EMORY 3TICKv
COMPLIANT DEVICE
s 7HEN USING A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv WITH A
h-EMORY 3TICKv COMPLIANT DEVICE BE SURE TO
INSERT THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv INTO A -EMORY
3TICK $UO !DAPTOR
s 7HEN INSERTING A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv INTO
A -EMORY 3TICK $UO !DAPTOR MAKE SURE THE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv IS INSERTED FACING IN THE
CORRECT DIRECTION THEN INSERT IT ALL THE WAY IN
.OTE THAT IMPROPER USE MAY DAMAGE THE DEVICE
!LSO IF YOU FORCE THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
INTO THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv SLOT IN THE WRONG
DIRECTION THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv SLOT MAY BE
DAMAGED
s $O NOT INSERT ANYTHING OTHER THAN A h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv INTO THE h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv SLOT
$OING SO MAY CAUSE A MALFUNCTION
s $O NOT INSERT A -EMORY 3TICK $UO !DAPTOR
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SO MAY RESULT IN MALFUNCTIONS OF THE UNIT
ý /N A h-EMORY 3TICK 02/ $UOv
s 4HE MAXIMUM MEMORY CAPACITY OF A h-EMORY
3TICK 02/ $UOv THAT CAN BE USED ON YOUR
CAMCORDER IS '"
s 4HIS UNIT DOES NOT SUPPORT HIGH SPEED DATA
TRANSFER
/N IMAGE DATA COMPATIBILITY
s )MAGE DATA lLES RECORDED ON A h-EMORY
3TICK $UOv BY YOUR CAMCORDER CONFORM TO
THE $ESIGN 2ULE FOR #AMERA &ILE 3YSTEMS
UNIVERSAL STANDARD ESTABLISHED BY THE *%)4!
*APAN %LECTRONICS AND )NFORMATION 4ECHNOLOGY
)NDUSTRIES !SSOCIATION
s /N YOUR CAMCORDER YOU CANNOT PLAY BACK STILL
IMAGES RECORDED ON OTHER DEVICES $#2
426 OR $3#$$ THAT DO NOT
CONFORM TO THE UNIVERSAL STANDARD 4HESE
MODELS ARE NOT SOLD IN SOME REGIONS
s )F YOU CANNOT USE A h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
THAT HAS BEEN USED WITH ANOTHER DEVICE
FORMAT IT WITH YOUR CAMCORDER P .OTE
THAT FORMATTING ERASES ALL INFORMATION ON THE
h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
s 9OU MAY NOT BE ABLE TO PLAY BACK IMAGES WITH
YOUR CAMCORDER
n 7HEN PLAYING BACK IMAGE DATA MODIlED ON
YOUR COMPUTER
n 7HEN PLAYING BACK IMAGE DATA RECORDED WITH
OTHER DEVICES
!BOUT THE
h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY
PACK
4HIS UNIT IS COMPATIBLE WITH AN
h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK - SERIES
9OUR CAMCORDER OPERATES ONLY WITH AN
h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK
h)NFO,)4()5-v - SERIES BATTERY PACKS
HAVE THE
MARK
7HAT IS AN h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY
PACK
!N h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK IS A
LITHIUMION BATTERY PACK THAT HAS FUNCTIONS
FOR COMMUNICATING INFORMATION RELATED
TO OPERATING CONDITIONS BETWEEN YOUR
CAMCORDER AND AN OPTIONAL !# !DAPTOR
CHARGER
4HE h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY PACK
CALCULATES THE POWER CONSUMPTION
ACCORDING TO THE OPERATING CONDITIONS OF
YOUR CAMCORDER AND DISPLAYS THE REMAINING
BATTERY TIME IN MINUTES 7ITH AN !#
!DAPTORCHARGER OPTIONAL THE REMAINING
BATTERY TIME AND CHARGING TIME APPEAR
4O CHARGE THE BATTERY PACK
4O USE THE BATTERY PACK EFFECTIVELY
s "ATTERY PACK PERFORMANCE DECREASES WHEN THE
SURROUNDING TEMPERATURE IS —# —& OR
BELOW AND THE LENGTH OF TIME YOU CAN USE THE
BATTERY PACK BECOMES SHORTER )N THAT CASE DO
ONE OF THE FOLLOWING TO USE THE BATTERY PACK FOR
A LONGER TIME
n 0UT THE BATTERY PACK IN A POCKET TO WARM IT UP
AND INSERT IT IN YOUR CAMCORDER RIGHT BEFORE
YOU START TAKING SHOTS
n 5SE A LARGE CAPACITY BATTERY PACK .0
!BOUT THE REMAINING BATTERY TIME
INDICATOR
s 7HEN THE POWER GOES OFF EVEN THOUGH THE
REMAINING BATTERY TIME INDICATOR INDICATES
THAT THE BATTERY PACK HAS ENOUGH POWER TO
OPERATE CHARGE THE BATTERY PACK FULLY AGAIN
4HE INDICATION ON THE REMAINING BATTERY TIME
WILL BE INDICATED CORRECTLY .OTE HOWEVER
THAT THE BATTERY INDICATION WILL NOT BE RESTORED
IF IT IS USED IN HIGH TEMPERATURES FOR A LONG
TIME OR IF LEFT IN A FULLY CHARGED STATE OR WHEN
THE BATTERY PACK IS FREQUENTLY USED 5SE THE
REMAINING BATTERY TIME INDICATION AS A GUIDE TO
THE APPROXIMATE SHOOTING TIME
s 4HE ’ MARK THAT INDICATES LOW BATTERY mASHES
EVEN IF THERE ARE STILL TO MINUTES OF BATTERY
TIME REMAINING DEPENDING ON THE OPERATING
CONDITIONS OR AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AND
ENVIRONMENT
!BOUT STORAGE OF THE BATTERY PACK
!DDITIONAL )NFORMATION
s "E SURE TO CHARGE THE BATTERY PACK BEFORE YOU
START USING YOUR CAMCORDER
s 7E RECOMMEND CHARGING THE BATTERY PACK IN AN
AMBIENT TEMPERATURE OF BETWEEN —# TO —#
—& TO —& UNTIL THE #(' CHARGE LAMP
TURNS OFF )F YOU CHARGE THE BATTERY PACK OUTSIDE
OF THIS TEMPERATURE RANGE YOU MAY NOT BE ABLE
TO CHARGE IT EFlCIENTLY
s !FTER CHARGING IS COMPLETE DISCONNECT THE CABLE
FROM THE $# ). JACK ON YOUR CAMCORDER OR
REMOVE THE BATTERY PACK
1-$1-$ OPTIONAL
s &REQUENT USE OF THE ,#$ SCREEN OR A FREQUENT
PLAYBACK FAST FORWARD OR REWIND OPERATION
WEARS OUT THE BATTERY PACK FASTER
7E RECOMMEND USING A LARGE CAPACITY BATTERY
PACK .01-$1-$ OPTIONAL
s "E SURE TO SET THE 0/7%2 SWITCH TO /&&
#(' WHEN NOT RECORDING OR PLAYING BACK
ON YOUR CAMCORDER 4HE BATTERY PACK IS ALSO
CONSUMED WHEN YOUR CAMCORDER IS IN RECORDING
STANDBY OR PLAYBACK PAUSE
s (AVE SPARE BATTERY PACKS READY FOR TWO OR
THREE TIMES THE EXPECTED RECORDING TIME AND
MAKE TRIAL RECORDINGS BEFORE MAKING THE ACTUAL
RECORDING
s $O NOT EXPOSE THE BATTERY PACK TO WATER 4HE
BATTERY PACK IS NOT WATER RESISTANT
s )F THE BATTERY PACK IS NOT USED FOR A LONG TIME
FULLY CHARGE THE BATTERY PACK AND USE IT UP ON
YOUR CAMCORDER ONCE A YEAR TO MAINTAIN PROPER
FUNCTION 4O STORE THE BATTERY PACK REMOVE IT
FROM YOUR CAMCORDER AND PUT IT IN A DRY COOL
PLACE
#ONTINUED <
!BOUT THE h)NFO,)4()5-v BATTERY
PACK #ONTINUED
!BOUT I,).+
!BOUT BATTERY LIFE
4HE ($6$6 )NTERFACE I,).+ JACK ON
THIS UNIT IS AN I,).+COMPLIANT )NTERFACE
4HIS SECTION DESCRIBES THE I,).+ STANDARD
AND ITS FEATURES
s 4HE BATTERY LIFE IS LIMITED "ATTERY CAPACITY
DROPS LITTLE BY LITTLE AS YOU USE IT MORE AND
MORE AND AS TIME PASSES 7HEN THE AVAILABLE
BATTERY TIME IS SHORTENED CONSIDERABLY A
PROBABLE CAUSE IS THAT THE BATTERY PACK HAS
REACHED THE END OF ITS LIFE 0LEASE BUY A NEW
BATTERY PACK
s 4HE BATTERY LIFE VARIES DEPENDING ON HOW IT
IS STORED AND THE OPERATING CONDITIONS AND
ENVIRONMENT FOR EACH BATTERY PACK
7HAT IS I,).+
I,).+ IS A DIGITAL SERIAL INTERFACE FOR
TRANSFERRING DIGITAL VIDEO DIGITAL AUDIO
AND OTHER DATA TO OTHER I,).+COMPATIBLE
DEVICES 9OU CAN ALSO CONTROL OTHER DEVICES
USING THE I,).+
I,).+COMPATIBLE DEVICES CAN BE
CONNECTED USING AN I,).+ CABLE
OPTIONAL 0OSSIBLE APPLICATIONS ARE
OPERATIONS AND DATA TRANSACTIONS WITH
VARIOUS DIGITAL !6 DEVICES
7HEN TWO OR MORE I,).+COMPATIBLE
DEVICES ARE CONNECTED TO THIS UNIT IN A DAISY
CHAIN OPERATIONS AND DATA TRANSACTIONS ARE
POSSIBLE WITH NOT ONLY THE DEVICE THAT THIS
UNIT IS CONNECTED TO BUT ALSO WITH OTHER
DEVICES VIA THE DIRECTLY CONNECTED DEVICE
.OTE HOWEVER THAT THE METHOD OF
OPERATION SOMETIMES VARIES ACCORDING TO
THE CHARACTERISTICS AND SPECIlCATIONS OF THE
DEVICE TO BE CONNECTED !LSO OPERATIONS
AND DATA TRANSACTIONS MAY NOT BE POSSIBLE
ON SOME CONNECTED DEVICES
s .ORMALLY ONLY ONE DEVICE CAN BE CONNECTED TO
THIS UNIT WITH THE I,).+ CABLE OPTIONAL 7HEN
CONNECTING THIS UNIT TO AN ($6$6COMPATIBLE
DEVICE HAVING TWO OR MORE $6#!- $6
)NTERFACES REFER TO THE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS OF
THE DEVICE TO BE CONNECTED
s I,).+ IS A MORE FAMILIAR TERM FOR THE )%%%
DATA TRANSPORT BUS PROPOSED BY 3ONY AND
IS A TRADEMARK APPROVED BY MANY CORPORATIONS
s )%%% IS AN INTERNATIONAL STANDARD
STANDARDIZED BY THE )NSTITUTE OF %LECTRICAL AND
%LECTRONICS %NGINEERS
!BOUT THE I,).+ "AUD RATE
I,).+S MAXIMUM BAUD RATE VARIES
ACCORDING TO THE DEVICE 4HERE ARE THREE
TYPES
3 APPROX -BPS
3 APPROX -BPS
3 APPROX -BPS
-AINTENANCE AND
PRECAUTIONS
4HE BAUD RATE IS LISTED UNDER
h3PECIlCATIONSv IN THE OPERATING
INSTRUCTIONS OF EACH PIECE OF EQUIPMENT )T
IS ALSO INDICATED NEAR THE I,).+ INTERFACE
ON SOME DEVICES
4HE BAUD RATE MAY DIFFER FROM THE INDICATED
VALUE WHEN THE UNIT IS CONNECTED TO A
DEVICE WITH A DIFFERENT MAXIMUM BAUD RATE
7HAT IS -BPS
-BPS STANDS FOR hMEGABITS PER SECONDv
OR THE AMOUNT OF DATA THAT CAN BE SENT OR
RECEIVED IN ONE SECOND &OR EXAMPLE A
BAUD RATE OF -BPS MEANS THAT MEGABITS OF DATA CAN BE SENT IN ONE SECOND
4O USE I,).+ FUNCTIONS ON THIS UNIT
!BOUT THE REQUIRED I,).+ CABLE
5SE THE 3ONY I,).+ PINTOPIN CABLE
DURING ($6$6#!- $6 DUBBING
s $O NOT USE OR STORE THE CAMCORDER AND
ACCESSORIES IN THE FOLLOWING LOCATIONS
n !NYWHERE EXTREMELY HOT OR COLD .EVER LEAVE
THEM EXPOSED TO TEMPERATURES ABOVE —#
—& SUCH AS UNDER DIRECT SUNLIGHT NEAR
HEATERS OR IN A CAR PARKED IN THE SUN 4HEY
MAY MALFUNCTION OR BECOME DEFORMED
n .EAR STRONG MAGNETIC lELDS OR MECHANICAL
VIBRATION 4HE CAMCORDER MAY MALFUNCTION
n .EAR STRONG RADIO WAVES OR RADIATION
4HE CAMCORDER MAY NOT BE ABLE TO RECORD
PROPERLY
n .EAR !- RECEIVERS AND VIDEO EQUIPMENT
.OISE MAY OCCUR
n /N A SANDY BEACH OR ANYWHERE DUSTY )F
SAND OR DUST GETS IN YOUR CAMCORDER IT MAY
MALFUNCTION 3OMETIMES THIS MALFUNCTION
CANNOT BE REPAIRED
n .EAR WINDOWS OR OUTDOORS WHERE THE ,#$
SCREEN THE VIEWlNDER OR THE LENS MAY BE
EXPOSED TO DIRECT SUNLIGHT 4HIS DAMAGES THE
INSIDE OF THE VIEWlNDER OR THE ,#$ SCREEN
n !NYWHERE VERY HUMID
s /PERATE YOUR CAMCORDER ON $# 6 BATTERY
PACK OR $# 6 !# !DAPTOR
s &OR $# OR !# OPERATION USE THE ACCESSORIES
RECOMMENDED IN THESE OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
s $O NOT LET YOUR CAMCORDER GET WET FOR EXAMPLE
FROM RAIN OR SEA WATER )F YOUR CAMCORDER
GETS WET IT MAY MALFUNCTION 3OMETIMES THIS
MALFUNCTION CANNOT BE REPAIRED
s )F ANY SOLID OBJECT OR LIQUID GETS INSIDE THE
CASING UNPLUG YOUR CAMCORDER AND HAVE IT
CHECKED BY A 3ONY DEALER BEFORE OPERATING IT
ANY FURTHER
s !VOID ROUGH HANDLING DISASSEMBLING
MODIFYING PHYSICAL SHOCK OR IMPACT SUCH
AS HAMMERING DROPPING OR STEPPING ON THE
PRODUCT "E PARTICULARLY CAREFUL OF THE LENS
s +EEP THE 0/7%2 SWITCH SETTING TO /&& #('
WHEN YOU ARE NOT USING YOUR CAMCORDER
s $O NOT WRAP YOUR CAMCORDER WITH A TOWEL FOR
EXAMPLE AND OPERATE IT $OING SO MIGHT CAUSE
HEAT TO BUILD UP INSIDE
s 7HEN DISCONNECTING THE POWER CORD PULL IT BY
THE PLUG AND NOT THE CORD
s $O NOT DAMAGE THE POWER CORD SUCH AS BY
PLACING ANYTHING HEAVY ON IT
s +EEP METAL CONTACTS CLEAN
#ONTINUED <
!DDITIONAL )NFORMATION
&OR DETAILS ON HOW TO DUB WHEN THIS UNIT IS
CONNECTED TO OTHER VIDEO DEVICES HAVING AN
I,).+ )NTERFACE SEE PAGE 4HIS UNIT CAN ALSO BE CONNECTED TO OTHER
I,).+ COMPATIBLE DEVICES MADE BY 3ONY
EG A 6!)/ SERIES PERSONAL COMPUTER AS
WELL AS TO VIDEO DEVICES
"EFORE CONNECTING THIS UNIT TO YOUR
COMPUTER MAKE SURE THAT APPLICATION
SOFTWARE SUPPORTED BY THIS UNIT IS ALREADY
INSTALLED ON YOUR COMPUTER
3OME I,).+ COMPATIBLE VIDEO DEVICES
SUCH AS $IGITAL 4ELEVISIONS $6$
-)#2/-6 OR ($6 RECORDERSPLAYERS
ARE NOT COMPATIBLE WITH THIS UNIT "EFORE
CONNECTING TO OTHER DEVICES BE SURE TO
CONlRM WHETHER THE DEVICE IS COMPATIBLE
WITH AN ($6$6#!- $6 DEVICE OR NOT
&OR DETAILS ON PRECAUTIONS AND COMPATIBLE
APPLICATION SOFTWARE REFER ALSO TO THE
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE DEVICE TO BE
CONNECTED
/N USE AND CARE
-AINTENANCE AND PRECAUTIONS #ONTINUED
s +EEP THE 2EMOTE #OMMANDER AND BUTTONTYPE
BATTERY OUT OF CHILDRENS REACH )F THE BATTERY
IS ACCIDENTALLY SWALLOWED CONSULT A DOCTOR
IMMEDIATELY
s )F THE BATTERY ELECTROLYTIC LIQUID HAS LEAKED
n CONSULT YOUR LOCAL AUTHORIZED 3ONY SERVICE
FACILITY
n WASH OFF ANY LIQUID THAT MAY HAVE CONTACTED
YOUR SKIN
n IF ANY LIQUID GETS IN YOUR EYES WASH WITH
PLENTY OF WATER AND CONSULT A DOCTOR
ý 7HEN NOT USING YOUR CAMCORDER FOR A
LONG TIME
s /CCASIONALLY TURN IT ON AND LET IT RUN SUCH AS BY
PLAYING BACK TAPES FOR ABOUT MINUTES
s 5SE UP THE BATTERY PACK COMPLETELY BEFORE
STORING IT
-OISTURE CONDENSATION
)F YOUR CAMCORDER IS BROUGHT DIRECTLY FROM
A COLD PLACE TO A WARM PLACE MOISTURE MAY
CONDENSE INSIDE YOUR CAMCORDER ON THE
SURFACE OF THE TAPE OR ON THE LENS )N THIS
STATE THE TAPE MAY STICK TO THE HEAD DRUM
AND BE DAMAGED OR YOUR CAMCORDER MAY
NOT OPERATE CORRECTLY )F THERE IS MOISTURE
INSIDE YOUR CAMCORDER ;„å -OISTURE
CONDENSATION %JECT THE CASSETTE= OR ;„
-OISTURE CONDENSATION 4URN OFF FOR (=
APPEARS 4HE INDICATOR WILL NOT APPEAR WHEN
THE MOISTURE CONDENSES ON THE LENS
ý )F MOISTURE CONDENSATION HAS OCCURRED
.ONE OF THE FUNCTIONS EXCEPT CASSETTE
EJECTION WILL WORK %JECT THE CASSETTE TURN
OFF YOUR CAMCORDER AND LEAVE IT FOR ABOUT
ONE HOUR WITH THE CASSETTE LID OPEN 9OUR
CAMCORDER CAN BE USED AGAIN IF „ OR å
DOES NOT APPEAR WHEN THE POWER IS TURNED
ON AGAIN
)F MOISTURE STARTS TO CONDENSE YOUR
CAMCORDER SOMETIMES CANNOT DETECT
CONDENSATION )F THIS HAPPENS THE CASSETTE
IS SOMETIMES NOT EJECTED FOR SECONDS
AFTER THE CASSETTE LID IS OPENED 4HIS IS NOT
A MALFUNCTION $O NOT CLOSE THE CASSETTE LID
UNTIL THE CASSETTE IS EJECTED
ý .OTE ON MOISTURE CONDENSATION
-OISTURE MAY CONDENSE WHEN YOU BRING
YOUR CAMCORDER FROM A COLD PLACE INTO A
WARM PLACE OR VICE VERSA OR WHEN YOU USE
YOUR CAMCORDER IN A HUMID PLACE AS SHOWN
BELOW
s 7HEN YOU BRING YOUR CAMCORDER FROM A SKI
SLOPE INTO A PLACE WARMED UP BY A HEATING
DEVICE
s 7HEN YOU BRING YOUR CAMCORDER FROM AN
AIR CONDITIONED CAR OR ROOM INTO A HOT PLACE
OUTSIDE
s 7HEN YOU USE YOUR CAMCORDER AFTER A SQUALL OR
A SHOWER
s 7HEN YOU USE YOUR CAMCORDER IN A HOT AND
HUMID PLACE
ý (OW TO PREVENT MOISTURE CONDENSATION
7HEN YOU BRING YOUR CAMCORDER FROM A
COLD PLACE INTO A WARM PLACE PUT YOUR
CAMCORDER IN A PLASTIC BAG AND SEAL IT
TIGHTLY 2EMOVE THE BAG WHEN THE AIR
TEMPERATURE INSIDE THE PLASTIC BAG HAS
REACHED THE SURROUNDING TEMPERATURE AFTER
ABOUT ONE HOUR
6IDEO HEAD
s 7HEN THE VIDEO HEAD BECOMES DIRTY YOU CANNOT
RECORD PICTURES NORMALLY OR DISTORTED PICTURE OR
SOUND IS PLAYED BACK
s )F THE FOLLOWING PROBLEM OCCURS CLEAN THE VIDEO
HEADS FOR SECONDS WITH THE 3ONY $6-
#,$ CLEANING CASSETTE OPTIONAL
n -OSAICPATTERN NOISE APPEARS ON THE PLAYBACK
PICTURE OR THE SCREEN IS DISPLAYED IN BLUE
n ! PART OF PLAYBACK PICTURES DOES NOT MOVE
n 0LAYBACK PICTURES DO NOT MOVE
n 0LAYBACK PICTURES DO NOT APPEAR OR THE SOUND
BREAKS OFF
n ;³ $IRTY VIDEO HEAD 5SE A CLEANING
CASSETTE= APPEARS ON THE SCREEN DURING
RECORDING
s 4HE VIDEO HEAD SUFFERS FROM WEAR AFTER LONG
USE )F YOU CANNOT OBTAIN A CLEAR IMAGE EVEN
AFTER USING A CLEANING CASSETTE IT MIGHT BE
BECAUSE THE VIDEO HEAD IS WORN 0LEASE CONTACT
YOUR 3ONY DEALER OR LOCAL AUTHORIZED 3ONY
SERVICE FACILITY TO HAVE THE VIDEO HEAD REPLACED
,#$ SCREEN
s $O NOT EXERT EXCESSIVE PRESSURE ON THE ,#$
SCREEN AS IT MAY CAUSE DAMAGE
s )F YOUR CAMCORDER IS USED IN A COLD PLACE A
RESIDUAL IMAGE MAY APPEAR ON THE ,#$ SCREEN
4HIS IS NOT A MALFUNCTION
s 7HILE USING YOUR CAMCORDER THE BACK OF
THE ,#$ SCREEN MAY HEAT UP 4HIS IS NOT A
MALFUNCTION
ý 4O CLEAN THE ,#$ SCREEN
)F lNGERPRINTS OR DUST MAKE THE ,#$ SCREEN
DIRTY IT IS RECOMMENDED YOU USE A SOFT
CLOTH TO CLEAN IT 7HEN YOU USE THE ,#$
#LEANING +IT OPTIONAL DO NOT APPLY THE
CLEANING LIQUID DIRECTLY TO THE ,#$ SCREEN
5SE CLEANING PAPER MOISTENED WITH THE
LIQUID
ý /N ADJUSTMENT OF THE ,#$ SCREEN
ʌ 3LIDE THE 0/7%2 SWITCH DOWN TO TURN ON
THE 0,!9%$)4 LAMP
ʍ $ISCONNECT CABLES OTHER THAN THAT OF THE
!# !DAPTOR FROM YOUR CAMCORDER THEN
EJECT THE CASSETTE AND h-EMORY 3TICK $UOv
FROM YOUR CAMCORDER
ʎ 4OUCH
{ ;-%.5= {
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ʏ 4OUCH THE h¾v DISPLAYED ON THE SCREEN WITH
THE CORNER OF THE SUPPLIED h-EMORY 3TICK
$UOv OR THE LIKE
4HE POSITION OF THE h¾v CHANGES )F YOU DID
NOT PRESS THE RIGHT SPOT START FROM STEP ʏ
AGAIN
s 9OU CANNOT CALIBRATE THE ,#$ SCREEN IF IT IS
ROTATED
/N HANDLING THE CASING
s )F THE CASING IS SOILED CLEAN THE CAMCORDER BODY
WITH A SOFT CLOTH LIGHTLY MOISTENED WITH WATER
AND THEN WIPE THE CASING WITH A DRY SOFT CLOTH
s !VOID THE FOLLOWING TO AVOID DAMAGE TO THE
lNISH
n 5SING CHEMICALS SUCH AS THINNER BENZINE
ALCOHOL CHEMICAL CLOTHS REPELLENT INSECTICIDE
AND SUNSCREEN
n (ANDLING WITH ABOVE SUBSTANCES ON YOUR
HANDS
n ,EAVING THE CASING IN CONTACT WITH RUBBER OR
VINYL OBJECTS FOR A LONG PERIOD OF TIME
!BOUT CARE AND STORAGE OF THE LENS
s 7IPE THE SURFACE OF THE LENS CLEAN WITH A SOFT
CLOTH IN THE FOLLOWING INSTANCES
n 7HEN THERE ARE lNGERPRINTS ON THE LENS
SURFACE
n )N HOT OR HUMID LOCATIONS
n 7HEN THE LENS IS EXPOSED TO SALTY AIR SUCH AS
AT THE SEASIDE
s 3TORE IN A WELLVENTILATED LOCATION SUBJECT TO
LITTLE DIRT OR DUST
s 4O PREVENT MOLD PERIODICALLY CLEAN THE LENS AS
DESCRIBED ABOVE )T IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU
OPERATE YOUR CAMCORDER ABOUT ONCE A MONTH TO
KEEP IT IN OPTIMUM STATE FOR A LONG TIME
!DDITIONAL )NFORMATION
#!,)"2!4)/.
4HE BUTTONS ON THE TOUCH PANEL MAY NOT
WORK CORRECTLY )F THIS HAPPENS FOLLOW THE
PROCEDURE BELOW )T IS RECOMMENDED YOU
CONNECT YOUR CAMCORDER TO THE WALL OUTLET
USING THE SUPPLIED !# !DAPTOR DURING THE
OPERATION
4OUCH ;#!.#%,= TO CANCEL
4O CHARGE THE PREINSTALLED
RECHARGEABLE BATTERY
9OUR CAMCORDER HAS A PREINSTALLED
RECHARGEABLE BATTERY TO RETAIN THE DATE
TIME AND OTHER SETTINGS EVEN WHEN THE
0/7%2 SWITCH IS SET TO /&& #(' 4HE
PREINSTALLED RECHARGEABLE BATTERY IS ALWAYS
CHARGED WHILE YOUR CAMCORDER IS CONNECTED
TO THE WALL OUTLET VIA THE !# !DAPTOR
OR WHILE THE BATTERY PACK IS INSERTED
4HE RECHARGEABLE BATTERY WILL BE FULLY
DISCHARGED IN ABOUT MONTHS IF YOU DO
#ONTINUED <
-AINTENANCE AND PRECAUTIONS
#ONTINUED
3PECIlCATIONS
NOT USE YOUR CAMCORDER AT ALL WITHOUT THE
!# !DAPTOR CONNECTED OR THE BATTERY PACK
ATTACHED (OWEVER EVEN IF THE PREINSTALLED
RECHARGEABLE BATTERY IS NOT CHARGED THE
CAMCORDER OPERATION WILL NOT BE AFFECTED AS
LONG AS YOU ARE NOT RECORDING THE DATE
3YSTEM
ý 0ROCEDURES
#ONNECT YOUR CAMCORDER TO A WALL OUTLET
USING THE SUPPLIED !# !DAPTOR AND LEAVE IT
WITH THE 0/7%2 SWITCH SET TO /&& #('
FOR MORE THAN HOURS
4O CHANGE THE BATTERY OF THE 2EMOTE
#OMMANDER
ʌ 7HILE PRESSING ON THE TAB INSET YOUR
lNGERNAIL INTO THE SLIT TO PULL OUT THE
BATTERY CASE
ʍ 0LACE A NEW BATTERY WITH THE SIDE FACING
UP
ʎ )NSERT THE BATTERY CASE BACK INTO THE
2EMOTE #OMMANDER UNTIL IT CLICKS
4AB
7!2.).'
"ATTERY MAY EXPLODE IF MISTREATED $O NOT
RECHARGE DISASSEMBLE OR DISPOSE OF IN lRE
#AUTION
$ANGER OF EXPLOSION IF BATTERY IS
INCORRECTLY REPLACED 2EPLACE ONLY WITH
THE SAME OR EQUIVALENT TYPE RECOMMENDED
BY THE MANUFACTURER
$ISCARD USED BATTERIES ACCORDING TO THE
MANUFACTURERS INSTRUCTIONS
s 7HEN THE LITHIUM BATTERY BECOMES WEAK THE
OPERATING DISTANCE OF THE 2EMOTE #OMMANDER
MAY SHORTEN OR THE 2EMOTE #OMMANDER MAY
NOT FUNCTION PROPERLY )N THIS CASE REPLACE THE
BATTERY WITH A 3ONY #2 LITHIUM BATTERY
5SE OF ANOTHER BATTERY MAY PRESENT A RISK OF lRE
OR EXPLOSION
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)DENTIFYING PARTS AND CONTROLS #ONTINUED
Ȣ -ICROPHONE ȣ 8,2 ADAPTOR Ȥ ,ENS COVER LEVER ȥ ,ENS HOOD WITH LENS COVER Ȧ :OOM BUTTONS ȧ2%# 34!2434/0 BUTTON Ȩ,#$ SCREENTOUCH PANEL ȩ ($6$6 )NTERFACE I,).+ JACK Ȫ 53" JACK ȫ$)30,!9"!44 ).&/ BUTTON Ȭ#/-0/.%.4 /54 JACK ȭ!6 /54 JACK Ȯ).054 ,/7 #54 SWITCH ȯ ).054 ,/7 #54 SWITCH Ȱ2%3%4 BUTTON ȱ %YECUP
Ȳ6IEWlNDER ȳ 6IEWlNDER LENS ADJUSTMENT LEVER ȴ ,!.# JACK ȵ#(' CHARGE LAMP ȶ 3PEAKER ȷ!54/ ,/#+ SWITCH
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,#$ ", ,%6%, ,#$ BACK
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,#$ PANEL )MAGE SIZE )-!'% 3):%
,#$ "2)'(4 3TILL IMAGE ,#$ SCREEN )NDEX SCREEN DISPLAY BUTTON
,#$ ", ,%6%, ,#$ #/,/2 ,ENS HOOD WITH LENS COVER
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)NDEX SCREEN -ENU ITEMS -)# ,%6%, -)# .2 -IRROR MODE -OISTURE CONDENSATION -/./4/.% -/3!)# -/3!)# &!$%2 ,ID #ONTINUED <
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0/7%2 SWITCH 3ELFDIAGNOSIS DISPLAY 0REVIOUS.EXT IMAGE BUTTON
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FOLDER 30/4,)'(4 2%# &/2-!4 30/4 -%4%2 &LEXIBLE SPOT
METER 2%# ,!-0 30/4 &/#53 2%# ,AMP 2ECORDING LAMP
34!.$!2$ 34!453 #(%#+ 5SE 2%# -/$% 2ECORDING
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!PPLICATION MENU 2%-/4% #42, 2EMOTE
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7ARNING INDICATORS 4#5" 3%4 7" 3()&4 7HITE "ALANCE
3HIFT 4ELEPHOTO 4%,% -!#2/ BUTTON 7ARNING MESSAGES 4)-%,!.'5 MENU 7()4% "!, 7HITE BALANCE
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