Panasonic AW-E350 User guide

Panasonic AW-E350 User guide
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AW-E350
Menu Information
USE MODE SETTING
■ Use Mode Setting
2. Press the MENU switch, ITEM/AWC switch, or
NO/BAR switch to let the desired use mode blink.
MENU switch (A): The blinking item moves up by
one.
ITEM/AWC switch (S), NO/BAR switch (–): The
blinking item moves down by one.
The camera has four use modes, and various functions
for four use modes have been preset.
Functions can be set as best suited to each use mode.
• Halogen mode
Suited to indoor shooting, such as at weddings,
parties, lecture meetings, events, etc.
Settings can be changed using a simple menu.
• Fluorescent mode
Suited to indoor shooting under fluorescent lighting.
Settings can be changed using a simple menu.
• Outdoor mode
Suited to outdoor shooting.
Settings can be changed using a simple menu.
• User mode
Settings can be changed using a detail menu.
**Use Mode Set**
Halogen
Fluorescent
Outdoor
User
■ SETTING BY CAMERA
3. Press the YES/ABC Switch.
The blinking use mode comes into effect. After the
use mode setting menu is shown for about 5 seconds, the camera returns to be ready for operation.
Then, the camera operates in the selected use
mode.
1. Turn the camera on while keeping the MENU switch
depressed.
The use mode setting menu shown at right appears
on the monitor screen and one of the use mode
blinks.
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■ SETTING BY RCU (RCB) OR HYBRID
CONTROL PANEL
An operation mode is selected depending on the position of the scene file switch.
Scene File
Switch
Position of
RCU (RCB)
Scene File
Switch
Position of
Hybrid control
panel
Halogen Mode
1
1
Fluorescent Mode
2
2
3
3
USER SET
4
Operation mode
Outdoor Mode
User's Mode
CAMERA
MENU
ITEM/AWC
YES/ABC
NO/BAR
RCU (RCB)
Hybrid Control Panel
SCENE
FILE
Switch
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SCENE FILE Switch
MENU ITEM SETTING
■ MENU ITEM SETTING
Notes:
• Composite signals are output from the video
output regardless of the position ENC/VF of the
RCU (RCB) user set switch.
• [End] is displayed only in setting from the camera alone.
• [Option Card Set] is shown only when an
optional card is inserted.
• Each of the four use modes of the camera has a
main menu. (Shown at right)
• Each item of the main menu has a submenu, which
consists of several settings.
• These settings have been preset to the optimum
values to suit each use mode, and can be changed
to suit actual shooting conditions.
• They can be set from the camera and RCU (RCB).
They can also be set from the hybrid control panel
using the switches, but the setting items are limited
because the menu is not shown.
❈ When the color bar signal is output from camera,
“G/L, Color Bar Set” is displayed.
● MAIN MENU SCREEN
Main Menu of Halogen,
Fluorescent, Outdoor Mode
**Halogen Mode Set**
Brightness Set
Color Set
G/L, Color Bar Set
Sharpness(DTL) Set
Other Set
(Option Card Set)
Main Menu of User Mode
**G/L Adjustment Set**
H Phase
(±0)
SC Coarse
( 1)
SC Fine
(±0)
Color Bar Set
7.5IRE
**User Mode Set**
Iris, Shutter, Gain Set
Color Set
G/L, Color Bar Set
Detail Set1 Detail Set2
Color Matrix Set
Other Set1 Other Set2
(Option Card Set)
Return
Initialize Data
(End)
Initialize Data
(End)
Blinking
Use Mode
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■ SETTING
RCU (RCB): Set the user set switch in the pocket to
the OFF position.
The camera will now operate according to the new
settings.
1. From the camera alone:
Keep the MENU switch depressed for 5 seconds or more.
From RCU (RCB):
Set the user set switch in the pocket to the ON
position.
The main menu appears on the monitor screen.
2. Each time the MENU switch (A), ITEM/AWC switch
(S), or NO/BAR switch (−) is pressed, the blinking
item moves up or down.
3. When the YES/ABC switch is pressed after selecting the desired item to blink, the submenu for the
selected item appears on the screen.
4. Select the desired item to be changed in its settings
using the the MENU switch (A) and ITEM/AWC
switch (S).
5. Press the YES/ABC switch (+) or NO/BAR switch (–)
to change the settings.
6. Select [Return] using the MENU switch and ITEM/
AWC switch, then press the YES/ABC switch to
return to the main menu.
7. After changing the settings, take the following
steps.
Camera alone: Select [End] using the MENU
switch and ITEM/AWC switch and press the
YES/ABC switch.
CAMERA
MENU
ITEM/AWC
YES/ABC
NO/BAR
RCU (RCB)
USER SET SWITCH
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■ SUB MENU (Halogen Mode, Fluorescent Mode, Outdoor Mode)
1 Brightness
Set Display
3
**Brightness Set**
1 ------- Picture Level
2 ------- Light PEAK/AVG
3 ------- Light Area
4 ------- Auto ND(ELC)
5 ------- Auto Gain Up
6 ---------- AGC Max Gain
7 ------- Manual Gain Up
8 ------- Digital Gain Up
9 ------- Charge Time
10 ------- Pedestal
±0
0
Top Cut
(OFF)
(OFF)
(---)
(0dB)
0dB
OFF
(±0)
**G/L Adjustment Set**
H Phase
(±0)
SC Coarse
( 1)
SC Fine
(±0)
Color Bar Set
7.5IRE
1 ------2 ------3 ------4 -------
Color Set Display
**Color Set**
1 ------- Chroma Level
2 ------- Flesh Tone
3 ------- White Bal
4 ---------- ATW Speed
5 ------- Nega/Posi
Return
5
±0
±0
(AWC A)
--Posi
4
Other Set Display
**Other Set**
Mid
1 ------- Contrast(Gamma)
(OFF)
2 ------- Shutter Speed
--3 --------- Synchro Scan
4 ------- V Resolution
Normal
5 ------- Baud Rate
9600bps
6 ------- Component
Y/Pr/Pb
7 ------- Digital Extender
OFF
8 ------- Fan
Auto
9 ------- Auto Focus
OFF
10 ------- Filter
Normal
Return
Return
2
G/L Adjustment Set Display
Return
Sharpness (DTL) Set Display
**Sharpness(DTL) Set**
Sharpness
1 ------- DTL Select
(High)
2 --------- Level
OFF
3 ------- Noise Suppress
OFF
4 ------- Clean DNR
OFF
5 ------- 3D-DNR
6 ------- DTL Flesh Tone
Mid
Return
• Settings enclosed in parentheses can be set with the RCU (RCB) switch or VR in RCU (RCB) mode.
• To return to the initial settings, refer to page 56.
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■ Setting and Changing of the
Setting (Halogen Mode,
Fluorescent Mode, Outdoor Mode)
R/L cut: About one-third of both the right and left
portions of the screen are excluded from measurement.
1 Brightness Set Display
1. Video Level Adjustment [Picture Level: –50 to +50]
Convergence level of AUTO IRIS/AUTO GAIN UP/
AUTO ND (ELC) can be adjusted.
4. Auto ND (ELC) Setting [Auto ND (ELC): ON, OFF]
This cannot be set unless either “OFF” or “Auto” has
been set for the CCD storage time setting (1-9).
ON: The electronic shutter is controlled to automatically adjust the luminance.
OFF: Luminance is not automatically adjusted by the
electronic shutter.
2. Detecting Ratio Adjustment
[Light PEAK/AVG: P50 to A50]
The ratio of AUTO IRIS/AUTO GAIN UP/AUTO ND
(ELC) detected peak to average can be adjusted
within a predetermined range.
Notes
• ON is automatically selected when the electronic
shutter (5-2) on the submenu [Other Set] is set to
[Auto ND]. OFF is selected when other than [Auto
ND] is selected.
• ON is selected when the SHUTTER switch is set
to [ELC] in RCU (RCB) mode, and OFF is selected when it is set to other than [ELC].
3. Photometric Measurement Method Setting
[Light Area: All, Center, Top cut, BTM cut, R/L cut]
A photometric measurement method can be selected
for AUTO IRIS/AUTO GAIN UP/AUTO ND (ELC).
All: All the screen area is measured.
Center: The screen is measured mainly in the center
area, about one-third of both the top and bottom
and one-third of both the right and left portions of
the screen are excluded from measurement.
Top cut: About one-third of the top part of the screen
is excluded from measurement.
BTM cut: About one-third of the bottom portion of the
screen is excluded from measurement.
SHUTTER Switch
RCU (RCB)
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6. AGC Maximum Gain
[AGC Max Gain: 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, N/Eye L,
N/Eye H] (AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650)
[AGC Max Gain: 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, N/Eye]
(AW-E350)
This is used to set the maximum amount to which the
gain can be increased when “ON” has been selected
as the auto gain up setting (1-5).
5. Auto Gain Up Control Setting
[Auto Gain Up: OFF, ON]
This cannot be set when “Auto” has been set for the
CCD storage time setting (1-9).
OFF: The light quantity is not adjusted
automatically.
ON: The light quantity is adjusted automatically.
The maximum to which the gain can be
increased using the auto gain up function is
selected by the AGC maximum gain setting (1-6).
7. Manual Gain Up Control Setting
[Manual Gain Up: 0 dB to 30 dB, N/Eye L, N/Eye H]
(AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650)
[Manual Gain Up: 0 dB to 30 dB, N/Eye] (AW-E350)
Manual setting is possible only when the Auto Gain
Up control (1-5) is in the OFF position.
0 dB: 0 dB should be selected in normal cases.
1 dB to 30 dB: Use this range if sufficient video output cannot be obtained even when the lens iris is
opened in shooting dark scenes.
AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650
Night Eye L: Use this setting if it is not possible to
achieve a satisfactory video output even at 30 dB.
Night Eye H: Use this setting if it is not possible to
achieve a satisfactory video output even at the
Night Eye L setting.
AW-E350
Night Eye: Use this setting if it is not possible to
achieve a satisfactory video output even at 30 dB.
Notes
• In case of settings on the camera alone or when
the iris switch on the RCU (RCB) is at [AUTO], the
Auto Gain Up control may not operate if the lens
iris switch is in the manual position.
• When the AGC switch on the hybrid control panel
is set to AGC, the Auto Gain Up control operates
in the HIGH position.
AGC Switch
Hybrid Control Panel
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Notes
• Only 0 dB, 9 dB, or 18 dB can be selected in
case of using the RCU (RCB).
• 0 dB when the manual GAIN switch on the hybrid
control panel is at LOW, 9 dB when it is at MID, or
18 dB when it is at HIGH.
9. CCD Storage Time Setting
[Charge Time: Auto, OFF, 1/30s, 1/15s, 1/8s, 1/4s,
1/2s, 1s, 2s]
This is used to set the CCD storage time.
Auto: ALC is performed followed by AGC and then
by the data storage, and the camera automatically adjusts the light quantity.
If “ON” is selected as the auto ND (ELC) setting
(1-4), ELC is performed followed by ALC, AGC
and then by the data storage in this order, and
the light quantity is automatically adjusted.
The electronic shutter setting (5-2) cannot be
changed.
OFF: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
1/30s to 2s: Use this setting if it is not possible to
achieve a satisfactory video output even when
the gain up setting is used.
The auto ND (ELC) setting (1-4) and electronic
shutter setting (5-2) go “OFF” and cannot be
changed.
❈ If the images (CCD read out (mode) setting
(5-4)) have been set to “Fine”, 1/15s to 2s is
selected as the storage time setting, and the
sensitivity is set to about one-half of that
obtained with when they have been set to
“Normal”.
Manual GAIN Switch
Hybrid Control Panel
8. Digital Gain Up Setting
[Digital Gain Up: 0dB, 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, 30dB]
This can be set only when “OFF” has been selected
as the auto gain up setting (1-5).
0 dB: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
6 dB to 30 dB: Use this setting while shooting dark
scenes if it is not possible to achieve a satisfactory video output even when the lens diaphragm is
opened and “Night Eye” is selected as the manual gain up setting (1-7).
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2 Color Set Display
10. Black Level Setting [Pedestal: –150 to +150]
The black level (pedestal) of the luminance (Y) signal
can be set. Used in adjusting the black levels of two
or more cameras.
1. Chroma Level Adjustment
[Chroma Level: –3 to +3]
Chroma Level can be decreased or increased to
any of three levels each.
2. Skin Color Adjustment [Flesh Tone: –3 to +3]
Skin color can be decreased or increased to any of
three levels each.
3. White Balance Setting
[White Bal: ATW, AWC A, AWC B, P SET 3 200K,
P SET 5 600K]
ATW: The white balance is automatically adjusted to
be always right.
AWC A, AWC B: Once the white balance is adjusted
with the ITEM/AWC switch on the back of the
camera, it is no longer necessary to set the white
balance again if you simply select AWC A or
AWC B, provided that the camera is used under
the same conditions.
Fine color adjustment can be made after setting
AWC by red/blue gain adjustment in user mode
or from the RCU (RCB).
P SET 3 200K: The white balance is adjusted to
3 200K illumination.
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3 G/L Adjustment Set Display
P SET 5 600K: The white balance is adjusted to
5 600K illumination.
1. Horizontal Phase Adjustment
[H Phase: –206 to +49]
Horizontal phase can be adjusted when a genlock
signal is supplied.
Note
Neither P SET 3 200K nor P SET 5 600K can be
set from the RCU (RCB) or the hybrid control
panel.
2. Sub Carrier Phase Coarse Adjustment
[SC Coarse: 1, 2, 3, 4]
Coarse adjustment of subcarrier phase can be made
when a genlock signal is supplied.
4. ATW Speed Setting
[ATW Speed: SLOW 2, SLOW 1, MID, FAST 1, FAST 2]
ATW Speed can be set.
3. Subcarrier Phase Fine Adjustment
[SC Fine: –511 to +511]
Fine adjustment of subcarrier phase can be made
when a genlock signal is supplied.
5. Negative/Positive Selection
[Nega/Posi: Posi, Nega]
Posi: Normal image
Nega: Image is shown reversed in darkness and
color.
4. Color Bar Setup Setting
[Color Bar Set: 0.0 IRE, 7.5 IRE]
The setup level of color bar can be adjusted.
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4 Sharpness (DTL) Set Display
3. Noise Suppress Level Setting
[Noise Suppress: OFF, LOW, HIGH]
Screen noise can be reduced when Detail Level setting (4-2) is at HIGH or LOW.
1. Detail Select Setting
[DTL Select: Sharpness, Super DTL]
If contour correction is not sufficient at the
Sharpness position when Detail Level setting is set
to LOW or HIGH, select the Super DTL position.
4. Clean DNR Setting [Clean DNR: HIGH, LOW, OFF]
This enables the clean DNR effect to be selected.
Note
Neither Sharpness nor Super DTL is valid for
contour correction if Detail Level setting is in the
OFF position.
5. 3D-DNR Setting [3D-DNR: OFF, Low, Mid, High]
This enables the 3D-DNR effect to be selected.
❈ When “Mid” or “High” is selected, the noise is
reduced but lag increases.
2. Detail Level Setting [Level: OFF, LOW, HIGH]
Detail level can be adjusted when Detail Select setting is at Normal. Super DTL level can be adjusted
when it is at Super DTL.
In case of using the RCU (RCB), the above can be
adjusted with the contour correction switch (DTL).
6. DTL Flesh Tone Setting
[DTL Flesh Tone: LOW, MID, HIGH]
LOW: The roughness of the flesh tones is minimized.
MID: This is the standard setting.
HIGH: The outline compensation for the flesh tones is
accentuated.
RCU (RCB)
DTL Switch
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3. Electronic Shutter Synchro Scan Setting
[Synchro Scan: 60.34Hz to 15.75kHz]
This setting is possible only when Electronic Shutter
setting (5-2) is at S/Scan.
Horizontal bar noise can be reduced by synchroscan adjustment in shooting workstation scenes, for
example.
❈ For luminance settings at each shutter speed and
synchro-scan shutter speed, refer to the table
below.
5 Other Set Display
1. Contrast Adjustment
[Contrast (Gamma): LOW, MID, HIGH]
The contrast can be adjusted to any of three levels.
2. Electronic Shutter Setting
[Shutter Speed: OFF, 1/100 to 1/10 000, S/Scan, Auto ND]
OFF: Electronic shutter is turned off.
1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1 000, 1/2 000, 1/4 000, 1/10 000:
Electronic shutter operates at one of these
speeds as selected.
S/Scan (Synchro Scan): Electronic shutter operates
at the speed set with the electronic shutter synchro-scan setting (5-1).
Auto ND: Electronic shutter is controlled to automatically adjust the luminance. (ELC)
Shutter Speed
OFF
1/100
1/250
1/500
1/1 000
1/2 000
1/4 000
1/10 000
Notes
• In case of using the RCU (RCB), none of the
shutter speeds − 1/250, 1/2 000, 1/4 000, and
1/10 000 can be selected.
• In case of using the hybrid control panel, only
OFF, 1/100, or Auto ND (ELC) can be selected.
• If the lens iris switch is at M (Manual) when operating the camera alone or when the iris switch on
the RCU (RCB) is at AUTO, Auto ND may not
function. Set the lens iris switch to A (Auto).
• Flickering may increase at Auto ND under fluorescent lights.
• Auto ND is automatically selected if Auto ND
(ELC) setting is set to ON.
Synchro-scan Required luminance ratio
1
100.3 Hz
2
250.0 Hz
4
492.2 Hz
8
984.4 Hz
16
1.969 kHz
32
3.938 kHz
64
7.875 kHz
160
4. CCD Read Out Mode Setting
[V Resolution: Normal, Fine]
Normal: Normal image. (CCD storage will be by field
storage.)
Fine: Vertical resolution increases. (Vertical resolution
is raised without increasing residual images by
frame storage and Electronic shutter.)
Normal is recommended for general use because sensitivity will decrease at the Fine setting.
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9. Auto Focus Setting [Auto Focus: OFF, ON]
(model AW-E655 only)
This enables auto focus ON and OFF to be controlled
when the zoom/focus cable of a Canon AF lens has
been connected to the ZOOM/FOCUS connector on
the AW-E655.
5. PC Control Access Speed Setting
[Baud Rate: 1 200bps, 2 400bps, 4 800bps, 9 600bps]
Select a communication speed in controlling the
camera from the computer.
6. Component Output Setting
[Component: RGB, Y/Pr/Pb, Y/C]
This enables RGB, Y/Pr/Pb or Y/C to be selected as
the component signals which are to be output from
the I/F REMOTE connector.
10. Filter Setting
[Filter: IR Through, Normal, 1/16ND, 1/64ND]
(model AW-E655 only)
IR Through: The infrared shooting mode is established. Irradiate the subject with infrared light.
Normal: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
1/16ND: The 1/16 ND filter is inserted. Use this setting when the lens cannot be stopped down
enough by the diaphragm.
1/64ND: The 1/64 ND filter is inserted. Use this setting when the lens cannot be stopped down
enough by the diaphragm even at the 1/16ND
setting.
7. Digital Extender Setting
[Digital Extender: OFF, ON]
OFF: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
ON: An extender effect which is approximately 1.5
times greater is achieved.
However, the resolution drops when the digital
extender is set to “ON”.
8. Fan Setting [Fan: OFF, Auto]
(models AW-E750, AW-E655 only)
OFF: Select this setting to stop the fan when its operating sound is found to be bothersome in a studio
or other such environment.
Auto: The temperature is detected automatically, and
the fan starts operating when the temperature
exceeds approx. 10°C in the storage mode or
approx. 35°C in any other mode.
Under normal circumstances, the “Auto” setting is
used.
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■ Sub Menu (User Mode)
6 Iris,
Shutter, Gain Set Display 8 G/L Adjustment Set Display
**Iris,Shutter,Gain Set**
1 ------- Picture Level
±0
2 ------- Light PEAK/AVG
±0
3 ------- Light Area
Top Cut
4 ------- Auto Iris Adjust
OFF
5 ------- Shutter Mode
(Step)
(OFF)
6 --------- Step/Synchro
(0dB)
7 ------- Gain
0dB
8 ------- Digital Gain Up
(---)
9 ------- AGC Max Gain
OFF
10 ----- Charge Time
Return
7
**G/L Adjustment Set**
1 ------- H Phase
(±0)
2 ------- SC Coarse
( 1)
(±0)
3 ------- SC Fine
7.5IRE
4 ------- Color Bar Set
Detail Set Display
**Detail Set1**
1 ------- Detail
2 -------- H Detail Level
3 -------- V Detail Level
4 -------- H Detail Level
5 -------- V Detail Level
6 ------- Detail Band
7 ------- Noise Suppress
8 ------- Level Dependent
9 ------- Dark Detail
Return
H
H
L
L
(High)
11
6
7
3
2
3
0%
0
Return
Color Set Display
**Color Set**
1 ------- Chroma Level
2 ------- White Bal
3 --------- ATW Speed
4 ------- Pedestal
-- Painting
R Gain
B Gain
5 ----R Pedestal
-- B Pedestal
Nega/Posi
6 ------Return
9
10 ----11 ----12 ----13 -----
±0
(AWC A)
Mid
(±0)
(±0)
(±0)
(±0)
(±0)
Posi
**Detail Set2**
Chroma Detail
Flesh DTL Level
Corner Detail
Precision Detail
Return
• Settings enclosed in parentheses can be set with the RCU (RCB) switch or VR in RCU (RCB) mode.
• To return to the initial settings, refer to page 56.
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0
Mid
OFF
OFF
:
Color Matrix Set Display
**Color Matrix Set 1**
B_Mg
B_Mg
Mg
Mg
Mg_R
Mg_R
R
R
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
**Color Matrix Set 3**
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
G_Cy
G_Cy
Cy
Cy
Cy_B
Cy_B
B
B
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Return
**Color Matrix Set 2**
R_Yl
R_Yl
Yl
Yl
Yl_G
Yl_G
G
G
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Other Set Display
;
**Other Set1**
1 ------- Gamma
2 ------- Knee Point
3 ------- White Clip
-- Flare R
4 ----- Flare G
-- Flare B
5 ------- Black Stretch
6 ------- Clean DNR
7 ------- 3D-DNR
8 ------- 2D LPF
Return
0.45
98%
110%
0
0
0
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
**Other Set2**
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
±0
9 ------10 -----11 -----12 -----13 -----14 -----15 ------
Field/Frame
Field
Baud Rate
9600bps
Component
Y/Pr/Pb
Digital Extender
OFF
Fan
Auto
Auto Focus
OFF
Filter
Normal
Return
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■ Setting and Changing of the
Setting Items (User Mode)
R/L cut: About one-third of both the right and left
portions of the screen are excluded from measurement.
6 Iris, Shutter, Gain Set Display
1. Video Level Adjustment [Picture Level: –50 to +50]
Convergence level of AUTO IRIS/AGC/ELC can be
adjusted.
4. Auto Iris Level Fine Adjustment
[Auto Iris Adjust: ON, OFF]
ON: Fine adjustment of auto iris convergence level
can be made with the iris control when the iris
switch on the RCU (RCB) or on the hybrid control
panel is in the AUTO position.
OFF: The iris control is invalid when the iris switch on
the RCU (RCB) or on the hybrid control panel is
in the AUTO position.
2. Detecting Ratio Adjustment
[Light PEAK/AVG: P50 to A50]
The ratio of AUTO IRIS/AGC/ELC detected peak to
average can be adjusted within a range.
3. Photometric Measurement Method Setting
[Light Area: All, Center, Top cut, BTM cut, R/L cut]
A photometric measurement method can be selected
for AUTO IRIS/AGC/ELC.
All: All the screen area is measured.
Center: The screen is measured mainly in the center
area, about one-third of both the top and bottom
and one-third of both the right and left portions of
the screen are excluded from measurement.
Top cut: About one-third of the top portion of the
screen is excluded from measurement.
BTM cut: About one-third of the bottom portion of the
screen is excluded from measurement.
RCU (RCB)
Iris Control
Iris Switch
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When the screen of a work station, etc. is to be
shot, the noise on the horizontal bars can be
reduced by proceeding with the synchro-scan
adjustment.
❈ Refer to the table below for the light quantity settings to be used in each shutter mode and during
synchro scanning.
5. Electronic Shutter Mode Setting
[Shutter Mode: Step, ELC, S/Scan]
Step: Electronic shutter operates at the speed
selected by the Electronic Shutter Step/Synchro
Scan Setting (6-6).
ELC: Electronic shutter is controlled to automatically
adjust the luminance.
S/Scan (Synchro Scan): Electronic shutter operates
at the speed selected in Electronic Shutter
Step/Synchro Scan Setting (6-6).
Note
If Frame 1 is selected in CCD Read Out Mode
Setting (;-9), Electronic Shutter Mode Setting
cannot be added.
Shutter Speed
OFF
1/100
1/250
1/500
1/1 000
1/2 000
1/4 000
1/10 000
6. Electronic Shutter Step/Synchro Scan Setting
[Step/Synchro: OFF, 1/100 to 1/10 000 (step),
60.34Hz to 15.75kHz (Synchro Scan)]
This can be set when “Step” or “Synchro Scan” has
been selected as the electronic shutter mode setting
(6-5).
• When “Step” has been selected as the electronic
shutter mode setting (6-5):
OFF: The electronic shutter is set to OFF.
1/100, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1 000, 1/2 000, 1/4 000, 1/10 000:
The electronic shutter operates at the shutter
speed selected.
• When “Synchro Scan” has been selected as the
electronic shutter mode setting (6-5):
Synchro-scan Required luminance ratio
1
100.3 Hz
2
250.0 Hz
4
492.2 Hz
8
984.4 Hz
16
1.969 kHz
32
3.938 kHz
64
7.875 kHz
160
Notes
• In case of using the RCU (RCB), none of the
shutter speeds – 1/250, 1/2 000, 1/4 000, and
1/10 000 can be selected.
• In case of using the hybrid control panel, only
OFF, 1/100, or ELC can be selected.
• If the lens iris switch is at M (Manual) when
operating the camera alone or when the iris
switch on the RCU (RCB) is at AUTO, ELC
may not function. Set the lens iris switch to A
(Auto).
• Flickering may increase at ELC under fluorescent
lights.
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7. Gain Setting
[Gain: Auto, 0 dB to 30 dB, N/Eye L, N/Eye H]
(models AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650)
[Gain: Auto 0 dB to 30 dB, N/Eye]
(model AW-E350)
When “Auto” has been selected as the CCD storage
time setting (6-10), the setting is kept to “Auto”
regardless of the gain setting selected here.
Auto: The light quantity is adjusted automatically.
0 dB: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
1 dB to 30 dB: Use this setting while shooting dark
scenes if it is not possible to achieve a satisfactory video output even when the lens diaphragm is
opened.
AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650
N/Eye L (Night Eye L) : Use this setting if it is not
possible to achieve a satisfactory video output
even at 30 dB.
N/Eye H (Night Eye H) : Use this setting if it is not
possible to achieve a satisfactory video output
even at the Night Eye L setting.
AW-E350
N/Eye (Night Eye) : Use this setting if it is not possible to achieve a satisfactory video output even at
30 dB.
Notes
• Only 0 dB, 9 dB, or 18 dB, AGC LOW, AGC HIGH
can be selected in case of using the RCU (RCB).
If the lens iris switch is at MANUAL, when operating the camera alone or when the iris switch on the
RCU (RCB, Hybrid control panel) is at AUTO, AGC
may not function.
• AGC HIGH when the AGC selection switch on the
hybrid control panel is at AGC.
• 0 dB when the manual gain switch on the hybrid
control panel is at LOW, 9 dB when it is at MID, or
18 dB when it is at HIGH.
Manual GAIN Switch AGC Switch
Hybrid Control Panel
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Auto: ALC is performed followed by AGC and then
by the data storage, and the camera automatically adjusts the light quantity.
If the electronic shutter mode setting (6-5) is set
to “ELC”, ELC is performed followed by ALC,
AGC and then by the data storage in this order,
and the light quantity is automatically adjusted.
The electronic shutter mode setting (6-5) cannot
be changed at this time.
1/30s to 2s: Use this setting if it is not possible to
achieve a satisfactory video output even when
the gain up setting is used.
The electronic shutter go “OFF” at this time, the
electronic shutter mode setting (6-5) and electronic shutter step/synchro scan setting (6-6)
cannot be changed.
❈ If the CCD read out (mode) setting (;-9) has been
set to “Frame1” or “Frame2”, 1/15s to 2s is selected
as the storage time setting, and the sensitivity is set
to about one-half of that obtained with when the
CCD read-out (mode) setting (;-9) has been set to
“Field”.
8. Digital Gain Up Setting
[Digital Gain Up: 0dB, 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, 30dB]
This can be set when a setting other than “Auto” has
been selected as the gain setting (6-7).
0 dB: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
6 dB to 30 dB: Use this setting while shooting dark
scenes if it is not possible to achieve a satisfactory video output even when the lens diaphragm is
opened and “Night Eye” is selected as the gain
setting (6-7).
9. AGC Maximum Gain Setting
[AGC Max Gain: 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, N/Eye L,
N/Eye H] (AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650)
[AGC Max Gain: 6dB, 12dB, 18dB, 24dB, N/Eye]
(AW-E350)
This is used to set the maximum gain up when “Auto”
has been selected as the gain setting (6-7).
10. CCD Storage Time setting
[Charge Time: Auto, OFF, 1/30s, 1/15s, 1/8s, 1/4s,
1/2s, 1s, 2s]
This is used to set the CCD storage time.
OFF: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
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7 Color Set Display
3. ATW Speed Setting
[ATW Speed: SLOW 2, SLOW 1, MID, FAST 1, FAST 2]
ATW Speed can be set.
1. Chroma Level Adjustment [Chroma Level: –3 to +3]
Chroma Level can be decreased or increased to
three levels.
4. Black Level Setting [Pedestal: –150 to +150]
The black level (pedestal) of the luminance (Y) signal
can be set. Used in adjusting the black levels of two
or more cameras.
2. White Balance Setting
[White Bal: ATW, AWC A, AWC B, P SET 3 200K,
P SET 5 600K]
ATW: The white balance is automatically adjusted
to the optimum position.
AWC A, AWC B: Color temperature conditions at
two points can be stored at AWC A and AWC B.
Once the white balance is adjusted with the
ITEM/AWC switch on the back of the camera, it
is no longer necessary to set the white balance
again if you simply select AWC A or AWC B,
provided that the camera is used under the
same conditions.
Fine color adjustment can be made after setting
AWC by red/blue gain adjustment in Painting
Setting or from the RCU (RCB).
P SET 3 200K: The white balance is adjusted to
3 200K illumination.
P SET 5 600K: The white balance is adjusted to
5 600K illumination.
Note
Neither P SET 3 200K nor P SET 5 600K can be
set from the RCU (RCB) or the hybrid control
panel.
5. Painting Setting
[Painting: R Gain, B Gain, R Pedestal, B Pedestal:
–150 to +150]
R Gain, B Gain: Fine adjustment of the white balance
can be made after AWC setting when AWC A or
AWC B is selected in White Balance Setting.
In case of using the RCU (RCB), use the R/B gain
controls for this purpose. The set value returns to
±0 after AWC setting in using the camera alone.
R Pedestal, B Pedestal: Fine adjustment of the black
balance can be made after ABC setting.
In case of using the RCU (RCB), use the R/B
pedestal controls for this purpose. The set value
returns to ±0 after ABC setting in using the camera alone.
R/B Gain
Control
R/B Pedestal
Control
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RCU (RCB)
9 Detail Set Display
6. Negative/Positive Selection
[Nega/Posi: Posi, Nega]
Posi: Normal image
Nega: Image is shown reversed in darkness and
color.
1. Detail Level Setting [Detail: OFF, Low, High]
Contour correction quantity can be selected.
Detail settings made using the Horizontal/Vertical
Detail Level HIGH/LOW Setting.
8 G/L Adjustment Set Display
2. Horizontal Detail Level HIGH Setting
[H Detail Level H: L+1 to +63]
1. Horizontal Phase Adjustment
[H Phase: –206 to +49]
Horizontal phase can be adjusted when a genlock
signal is supplied.
3. Vertical Detail Level HIGH Setting
[V Detail Level H: L+1 to +31]
4. Horizontal Detail Level LOW Setting
[H Detail Level L: 0 to H–1]
2. Subcarrier Phase Coarse Adjustment
[SC Coarse: 1, 2, 3, 4]
Coarse adjustment of subcarrier phase can be made
when a genlock signal is supplied.
5. Vertical Detail Level LOW Setting
[V Detail Level L: 0 to H–1]
Detail level can be set in horizontal (H) and vertical
(V) directions with the Detail Level Setting (9-1) at
HIGH or LOW.
Whichever the direction, H or V, the set level at HIGH
must be at least one position higher than that at
LOW.
3. Subcarrier Phase Fine Adjustment
[SC Fine: –511 to +511]
Fine adjustment of subcarrier phase can be made
when a genlock signal is supplied.
4. Color Bar Setup Setting
[Color Bar Set: 0.0 IRE, 7.5 IRE]
The setup level of color bar can be adjusted.
6. Detail Band Setting [Detail Band: 1 to 5]
A contour correction band can be set with the Detail
Level Setting (9-1) at HIGH or LOW. The higher setting, the finer will be the detail.
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11. Flesh DTL Level Setting
[Flesh DTL Level: Low, Mid, High]
LOW: The roughness of the flesh tones is minimized.
MID: This is the standard setting.
HIGH: The outlines of the flesh tones are accentuated.
7. Noise Suppress Compensation Level Setting
[Noise Suppress: 1 to 10]
Screen noise can be reduced with the Detail Level
Setting (9-1) at HIGH or LOW. If the noise suppress
compensation level is set too high, a fine object will
be reproduced less sharply.
12. Corner Detail Setting [Corner Detail: OFF, ON]
Corner detail, which improves the resolution of corners, can be turned on or off when the Detail Level
Setting (9-1) is at HIGH or LOW.
8. Level Dependent Compensation Level Setting
[Level Dependent: 0% to 25%]
Screen noise due to the detail of dark parts of an
object can be reduced.
If level dependent compensation level is set too high,
however, hair, for example, will be reproduced less
sharply.
13. Precision Detail Level Setting
[Precision Detail: OFF, LOW, HIGH]
This setting is to narrow detail width and suppress
detail glare.
9. Dark Detail Compensation Level Setting
[Dark Detail: 0 to 5]
The contours of the darker portions of an object can
be emphasized.
This setting is possible only when the Level
Dependent Compensation Level Setting (9-9) is set
to 0 %.
10. Chroma Detail Compensation Level Setting
[Chroma Detail: 0 to 15]
The contours of high-hue portions of an object can
be emphasized.
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: Color Matrix Set Display
B_Mg Gain:
B_Mg Phase:
Mg
Gain:
Mg
Phase:
Mg_R Gain:
Mg_R Phase:
R
R
R_Yl
Gain:
Phase:
Gain:
R_Yl
Phase:
Yl
Gain:
Yl
Yl_G
Phase:
Gain:
Yl_G
Phase:
G
G
Gain:
Phase:
G_Cy Gain:
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between blue and magenta.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between blue and magenta.
Increases or decreases the magenta.
Varies the hue of the magenta.
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between magenta and red.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between magenta and red.
Increases or decreases the red.
Varies the hue of the red.
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between red and yellow.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between red and yellow.
Increases or decreases the intermediate color of yellow.
Varies the hue of the yellow.
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between yellow and green.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between yellow and green.
Increases or decreases the green.
Varies the hue of the green.
G_Cy Phase:
Cy
Gain:
Cy
Phase:
Cy_B Gain:
Cy_B Phase:
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B
Gain:
B
Phase:
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between green and cyan.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between green and cyan.
Increases or decreases the cyan.
Varies the hue of the cyan.
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between cyan and blue.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between cyan and blue.
Increases or decreases the intermediate color between blue and magenta.
Varies the hue of the intermediate
color between blue and magenta.
; Other Set Display
6. Clean DNR Setting [Clean DNR: HIGH, LOW, OFF]
This enables the clean DNR effect to be selected.
1. Gamma Correction Level Setting
[Gamma: 0.35 to 0.55]
Gamma correction level can be set.
7. 3D-DNR Setting [3D-DNR: OFF, Low, Mid, High]
This enables the 3D-DNR effect to be selected.
❈ When “Mid” or “High” is selected, the noise is
reduced but lag increases.
2. Knee Compensation Level Setting
[Knee Point: 88% to 98%, Dynamic]
88% to 98%: The level of video signals subject to
knee compensation (knee point) can be set.
Dynamic: Knee compensation level is automatically
adjusted according to the scene.
8. 2-dimensional Lowpass Filter Setting
[2D LPF: OFF, LOW, HIGH]
The 2D lowpass filter that reduces moire and cross
color can be set.
3. White Clip Level Setting
[White Clip: 95% to 110%]
The peak level of video signals to be white-clipped
can be set.
9. CCD Read Out Mode Setting
[Field/Frame: Field, Frame 1, Frame 2]
Field: CCD storage will be by field storage.
Frame 1: Vertical resolution increases in frame storage.
Frame 2: Vertical resolution is raised without increasing residual images by frame storage and electronic shutter.
4. Flare Correction Level Setting
[Flare R/G/B: 0 to 100]
Flare correction level can be adjusted.
❈ Flare correction level has already been adjusted
prior to shipment from the factory.
10. PC Control Access Speed Setting
[Baud Rate: 1 200bps, 2 400bps, 4 800bps, 9 600bps]
This setting is to select a communication speed in
controlling the camera from the computer.
5. Black Stretch Setting [Black Stretch: ON, OFF]
Black stretch to correct the suppression of black
portions at low luminance can be set to ON or OFF.
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11. Component Output Setting
[Component: RGB, Y/Pr/Pb, Y/C]
This enables RGB, Y/Pr/Pb or Y/C to be selected as
the component signals which are to be output from
the I/F REMOTE connector.
14. Auto Focus Setting [Auto Focus: OFF, ON]
(model AW-E655)
This enables auto focus ON and OFF to be controlled
when the zoom/focus cable of a Canon AF lens has
been connected to the ZOOM/FOCUS connector on
the AW-E655.
12. Digital Extender Setting [Digital Extender: OFF, ON]
OFF: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
ON: An extender effect which is approximately 1.5
times greater is achieved.
However, the resolution drops when the digital
extender is set to “ON”.
15. Filter Setting
[Filter: IR Through, Normal, 1/16ND, 1/64ND]
IR Through: The infrared shooting mode is established. Irradiate the subject with infrared light.
Normal: Under normal circumstances, this setting is
used.
1/16ND: The 1/16 ND filter is inserted. Use this setting when the lens cannot be stopped down
enough by the diaphragm.
1/64ND: The 1/64 ND filter is inserted. Use this setting when the lens cannot be stopped down
enough by the diaphragm even at the 1/16ND
setting.
13. Fan Setting [Fan: OFF, Auto]
(models AW-E750, AW-E655)
OFF: Select this setting to stop the fan when its operating sound is found to be bothersome in a studio
or other such environment.
Auto: The temperature is detected automatically, and
the fan starts operating when the temperature
exceeds approx. 10°C in the storage mode or
approx. 35°C in any other mode.
Under normal circumstances, the “Auto” setting
is used.
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SETTING AND CHANGING THE OPTIONAL CARDS
❈ The sub menu shown below appears only when
an optional card (AW-PB504) equipped with a
ZOOM/FOCUS connector has been inserted in
the model AW-E650.
< Optional Card Setting Sub Menu
This sub menu appears when a studio card
(AW-PB506 or AW-PB305) has been inserted into
the optional card slot.
**Option Card Set**
**Option Card Set**
1 ------- Zebra Indicator
2 --------- Level
3 ------- Safety Zone
4 ------- EVF Output
5 ------- Auto Focus
OFF
ON
90%
1
Y
Return
Return
1. Zebra Indicator Setting [Zebra Indicator: ON, OFF]
This is used to select whether to display the zebra
pattern on the viewfinder.
ON: The zebra pattern is displayed on the viewfinder.
OFF: The zebra pattern is not displayed on the
viewfinder.
❈ If “CVBS” is selected as the EVF output setting (<4), the zebra pattern will not be displayed on the
viewfinder even when “ON” has been set for the
zebra pattern display.
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4. EVF Output Setting [EVF Output: Y, CVBS]
This is used to set the signals to be output to the
viewfinder.
Y: The luminance signal is output to the viewfinder.
CVBS: The color signals are output to the viewfinder.
❈ When “CVBS” has been selected as the setting,
the zebra pattern will not be displayed on the
viewfinder.
2. Zebra Level Setting [Level: 70% to 110%]
This enables the zebra pattern to be displayed so
that it will provide as a general guideline for the luminance level.
❈ It can be set when “ON” has been selected as the
zebra indicator setting (<-1).
3. Safety Zone Setting [Safety Zone: OFF, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5]
This is used to select the type of safety zone which is
displayed on the viewfinder. A safety zone is not displayed when “OFF” is selected.
❈ The safety zone and center marker indicate electrical positions and, as such, they may be at variance with their optical positions.
1
2
4
5
5. Auto Focus [Auto Focus: OFF, ON]
This enables auto focus ON and OFF to be controlled
when the zoom/focus cable of a Canon AF lens has
been connected to the ZOOM/FOCUS connector of
the optional card.
3
The inside and outside frames denote safety zones
of about 90% and about 95%, respectively.
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SETTING TO INITIAL SET
■ Setting to initial set
In case of the wrong setting in any use mode, take the
following steps to return to the initial settings.
are initialized, the screen shown at 2, and the camera returns to main menu.
(1) Select [Initialize Data] on the main menu screen of
each Use Mode. (See page 29.)
Press the YES/ABC switch, then [Initialize Data]
screen shown for about 10 seconds.
(3) If the NO/BAR switch is pressed, or if the YES /ABC
switch is not pressed, within about 10 seconds, the
screen shown at 3, and the camera returns to main
menu, and the existing settings are not initialized.
(2) Press the YES/ABC switch within about 10 seconds
to return to the initial settings, the existing settings
Note
If you are using an option card, the Option Card
Setting Submenu will not be initialized even if
“Return to Initialize” is performed.
1
2
**Initialize Data**
(Halogen Mode)
Do you want to
initialize Halogen
Mode settings?
3
Halogen Mode
Halogen Mode
Initialized
Unchanged
O.K.
: YES SW
Cancel : NO SW
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■ INITIAL SETTINGS OF THE SETTING ITEMS (Factory preset values)
● Halogen, Fluorescent, Outdoor Mode
Item
Halogen mode
Fluorescent mode
Outdoor mode
Picture Level
Light PEAK/AVG
Light Area
Auto ND (ELC)
Auto Gain Up
AGC Max Gain
±0
0
Top cut
OFF
OFF
---
±0
0
Top cut
OFF
OFF
---
Manual Gain Up
Digital Gain Up
Charge Time
Pedestal
0dB
0dB
OFF
±0
0dB
0dB
OFF
±0
±0
0
Top cut
ON
ON
N/Eye H*1
N/Eye *2
----OFF
–40
Color Set
Chroma Level
Flesh Tone
White Bal
ATW Speed
Nega/Posi
±0
±0
AWC A
--Posi
±0
±0
AWC A
--Posi
±0
±0
ATW
Mid
Posi
G/L, Color
Bar Set
H Phase
SC Coarse
SC Fine
Color Bar Set
±0
1
±0
7.5 IRE
±0
1
±0
7.5 IRE
±0
1
±0
7.5 IRE
Sharpness
(DTL) Set
DTL Select
Level
Noise Suppress
Clean DNR
3D-DNR
DTL Flesh Tone
Sharpness
High
OFF
OFF
OFF
Mid
Sharpness
High
OFF
OFF
OFF
Mid
Sharpness
High
OFF
OFF
OFF
Mid
Brightness
Set
*1: AW-E750, AW-E655, AW-E650 *2: AW-E350
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● Halogen, Fluorescent, Outdoor Mode
Item
Halogen mode
Mid
OFF
--Normal
9 600bps
Y/Pr/Pb
OFF
Auto
OFF
Normal
Contrast (Gamma)
Shutter Speed
Synchro Scan
V Resolution
Baud Rate
Component
Digital Extender
Fan
Auto Focus
Filter
Other Set
Fluorescent mode
Mid
OFF
--Normal
9 600bps
Y/Pr/Pb
OFF
Auto
OFF
Normal
Outdoor mode
Mid
Auto ND
--Normal
9 600bps
Y/Pr/Pb
OFF
Auto
OFF
Normal
● User Mode
Item
Iris, Shutter,
Gain Set
Picture Level
Light PEAK/AVG
Light Area
Auto Iris Adjust
Shutter Mode
Step/Synchro
Gain
Digital Gain Up
AGC Max Gain
Charge Time
Item
User mode
±0
0
Top cut
OFF
Step
OFF
0dB
0dB
--OFF
User mode
+2
AWC A
Mid
±0
Color Set
Chroma Level
White Bal
ATW Speed
Pedestal
Painting
R Gain
B Gain
R Pedestal
B Pedestal
Nega/Posi
G/L, Color
Bar Set
H Phase
SC Coarse
SC Fine
Color Bar Set
±0
1
±0
7.5 IRE
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±0
±0
±0
±0
Posi
● User Mode
Item
User mode
Detail Set 1
Detail
H Detail Level H
V Detail Level H
H Detail Level L
V Detail Level L
Detail Band
Noise Suppress
Level Dependent
Dark Detail
High
15
12
8
7
2
3
0%
0
Detail Set 2
Chroma Detail
Flesh DTL Level
Corner Detail
Precision Detail
0
Mid
OFF
OFF
Color
Matrix Set 1
B_Mg
B_Mg
Mg
Mg
Mg_R
Mg_R
R
R
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
±0
±0
+27
±0
±0
±0
+15
±0
Color
Matrix Set 2
R_Yl
R_Yl
Yl
Yl
Yl_G
Yl_G
G
G
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
±0
±0
+18
+6
±0
±0
+30
+112
Item
±0
±0
+44
–15
±0
±0
–20
+36
Color
Matrix Set 3
G_Cy
G_Cy
Cy
Cy
Cy_B
Cy_B
B
B
Other Set 1
Gamma
Knee Point
White Clip
Flare R
Flare G
Flare B
Black Stretch
Clean DNR
3D-DNR
2D LPF
0.45
88%
110%
0
0
0
OFF
OFF
OFF
OFF
Other Set 2
Field/Frame
Baud Rate
Component
Digital Extender
Fan
Auto Focus
Filter
Field
9 600bps
Y/Pr/Pb
OFF
Auto
OFF
Normal
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Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
Gain
Phase
User mode
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